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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - February 17, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHER LOCAL FORECAST Partly through Thermometer Headings 8 9 10 11 i 12 1 I 53 58 i 65 71 74 77 80 Complete Weather Report on HlHomeof the Daily Sun and SemiWeekly Mor nin tf UXht If LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL MARKETS AT A GLANCE NEW YORK ed tobaccos govern ments drift profit CHICAGO liquida light ly Jower moderate to 25 cents lower top steers steady to 25 cents lower top AP TELEMATS 218 1959 PAGES PKICE FIVE CENTS ROBOT FLEXES adjusts glasses on robot she constructed for a Science The robot moves up and down when nudged by a motor in its Ma a ninthgrade assembled the 5 robot in less than two AP Wirephoto Net Phone Profits Just Miss Billion NEW Bell Systemearned close to one billion dollars after in Us annual report showed No other net profits of a business enterprise have been BO high In a years time with the exception of General Mo tors which earned near ly In The Bell report showed con solidated net income for 1958 at equal to a share of stock of American Telegraph v This compared with or per share of stock in and its principal operating subsidiaries comprise the Bell Earnings of itself amounted to or a share in against or per share in President Frederick Kappel said In the report mailed to sharehold ers that the earnings improve ment reflected more efficient vigorous including doorbell ringing to sell tho service and much needed rate The report also showed that the Bell Systems total assets at yearend were bit below 20 billion That meant that the company probably kept its lead as the biggest pub See Page 2 BAYLOR GETS LOAN WASHINGTON IP The Housing and Home Finance Agency has approved a 000 loan to Baylor to build a dormitory and rtiuing Name Ragsdale To Head County Alcoholic Work Traffic Group Embry chairman oJ the Navarro County Traffic resigned his post Monday and Bill Ragsdale was named to succeed who held the chair manship for several re signed at the Monday night ses sion in the Civic Room of the First National due to per sonal commitments which would prevent his being active in the The name of cur rently an employe of the Corsi cana police was nominated from the and he was elected He was not present at the though he has attended a num ber of the meetings in the Two other officers were also named Monday They were Dwain Bruner of who was elected vice chairman unani mously and Dottle secre Bruner was not present at the The commission will next meet at the call of the new who will be given a period of time in which to accept the look over the committee assign ments and get a definite plan of action in Whatever we H is time to get a program of action worked said Joe who served as temporary chairman at the organization of the commisl See Page 2 I Weather Satellite Achieves Orbit ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft Propose Trimming Comptroller Jobs BOOKKEEPING MAJOR TASK UNDER BILL Separate Revenue Division Would Collect Taxes bil to strip the state comptroller of his taxcollecting duties was Introduced in the Senate today It would leave the comptrollei as the states The measure was introduced by members of the Senate In vestigating Committee which recently closely questioned Comptroller Robert Calveft It would set up a separate state department of revenue for col lecting Pass Two Bills The House passed and sent to Senate two major livestock disease control Rep rainger Mcllhanys measure against vesicular hog garbage cleanup passed in spite of a final pro est by Louis Dugas that it was unnecessary and expen The bill by George Truett Wilson of Newcastle to tighten procedures for testing tubercu cattle was passed on a voice Wilson said it would al ow counties to regain their designation as tuberculosisfree Collector Proposal Under the Senate comptroller the governor would ap See Page 2 Protest Cuts t In Funds For 17 Tex as Commission on Alcoholism a House subcommittee to day alcoholic rehabilitation work in Texas mental hospitals ms led to a higher recovery rate than any other state pro The commission pointed out t had asked for less money the current appropriation contrast to this years gen eral state agency pattern of re quests for higher appropria tions for the 196061 Joe Austin commission said that he Legislative Budget Board had cut even the reduced re quest by another This must be Carrington to keep the program at ull Frank education director of the laid the apparent recovery rate was up from 19 per cent in before the program start ed to 35 per cent in the last quarter of Commission member Al Bad ger of Dallas told the appropri ations subcommittee a higher class of men and women al coholics are voluntarily com mitting themselves for treat See Page 11 ANT SMOKE UNDER SIX Taipei city government passed a decree today which prohibits imoklng In theaters and movies by children under six years old Carson Warns On Oil Imports SAN 17 A government oil of ficial said today it would be foolhardy to abandon current foreigntrade policies which have been developed through ex perience to promote and security in the free Matthew Carson administrator of the voluntary oil import addressed the Society of Petrol eum Engineers at the conven tion of the American Institute of and Petroleum Following the freetrade it must be said em phatically that the economic growth of our country a vital national security factor depends in large extent upon our international trade with the free he We can not sell the fruits of American W Industry if we do in commodities from 1 those countries with which we do Carson that at the present time fliere is no major nation which has com pletely removed all barriers on its foreign Until human nature and the world political situation takes a very decided turn for the bet I for one believe it would be foolhardy to abandon cur rent foreigntrade policies which have been developed through experience to promote and security in the free he Carson pointed out that those who believe that unlimited petroleum imports would mean cheaper consumer prices should review that belief in the light of not just tomorrow nor next year but over the years to If foreign oil drives domestic oil out of the or be comes dominant in the cheaper consumer prices could result he it realistic to be lieve that when our domestic oil industry was withered and died when we are dependent on foreign oil it will always be cheaper Is it realistic to believe that foreign oil will See Page 2 SAN 17 IP this country a petroleum research scientist said Is something to re place the internal combustion Transportation on the earths surface is enormously more Im portant than space he And the use of petroleum Is far outstripping the best guesses made a few years he The answer to the problem of future transportation said Eugene Ayres of Pitts may be a super powerful electric storage bat tery or possibly a cell that will convert various kinds of fuel di rectly into electrical without burning It to produce who is director of re search for the Gulf Oil made these statements In an address prepared for delivery before the Society of Mining Ayres said the demand for oil by 1975 probably will be more than double the domestic Ike Wants Dulles To Retain Cabinet Post Panel Pondering Election Changes 17 Marshall Bells plan to hold primary elections in May and three bills aimed at plugging loopholes in the absentee ballot law were under study by a House The measures went to subcom mittee automatically following public hearings Monday by the Louisiana Firm Low Bidder On Highway 22 Job Tabulation of bids Monday by the Texas Highway Department showed that James and Company of was the low bidder for miles improvement of State High way according to The As sociated The bid was for This according to the ocal senior highway engineers begins at the end of the curb and gutter on West Sec ond avenue at the Hebrew cem etery and goes to the main stem of the cross roads at The West Second avenue intersec tion with the highway will also be widened and The main pavement will ne widened to 24 feet while an eightfoot allweather shoulder will be constructed on either side of the pavement giving a 40foot wide allweather surface on this important artery of Existing culverts will also be Bids were opened Friday and Saturday in Austin totaling covering The big improvement job on State the Lavaca Bay cause way near Port will cost and Elmer was the low bid Storm Leaves City Isolated JOHNS North Atlantic port city of was left isolated from the Canadian mainland to day In the wake of a savage blizzard that touched off a series of killing at least six persons and destroying a group of Snow crews numbered by sub freezing temperatures battled 30 foot drifts and utility workers strove to restore power knock ed out by the storm which lash ed the eastern part of New foundland At least 50 persons were made homeless by snowladen aval anches which ripped through a group of Five persons were killed when a powerful wind gust ripped one house from its toppling it down a The accompanied by of wind up to 135 miles an dumped 22 inches of snow on the city within 24 The United States Air Force Base at nearby Pepperrell de clared a state of House Elections Bell said his plan to hold the primaries on the first and fourth Tuesdays in May would get the voters to act before they leave on Primaries are now held on Saturdays In July and Bell said this made sense in the days when most Texans liv ed on farms and needed dry weather to get to the Now he most people live in the city and the farmers have miles of farm Opponents said moving the pri maries up and switching the day to Tuesday would make it dfifHicult for working mothers and farmers to partici pate in Brown County Democratic Chalman Thomas Taylor said earlier primaries would in See Page Engineer Nay Be Employed On Elevator Job The county may hire an engi neer to aid in the construction and installation of an elevator at the court County Judge Kenneth Douglas said Judge Douglas said the com missioners court is strongly con sidering hiring an He said such a measure would give the county proper fortifi cation for any difficulties that might be At a recent meeting the court postponed advertising of bids on the elevator and its installa tion when it was announced that the building plans showing the type of foundation of the could not be A search was initiated but Tuesday the floor plans still had not been Judge Douglas said this prompted the court to consider hiring an Action will be taken in the very near he First National Is Depository The commissioners court Mon day afternoon approved the bonds of the First National Bank of Corsicana as Navarro county and public school deposi The bonds totaled as the county deposi tory and for the school The court had previously de signated this bank as the coun ty depository for the ensuing The Monday afternoon ses sion followed a special meeting of the court Monday morning n which petitions requesting a countywide election on a pro posed tax not to exceed two cents on the valuation for maintenance of retention dams constructed by the Soil Conser vation The petitions will be consid ered at the regular March ses of the 17 President Eisenhower was re ported today to feel that John Foster Dulles should stay on as secretary of state as long as he feels able to carry on and wants to do Charles Halleck of Republican chief in the told newsmen about the Presidents He said the matter of Dulles condition was discussed briefly at the Presidents regular week ly meeting with GOP congres sional Dulles is in Wai tor Reed Army Merical Centei suffering from a recurrence of In response to a Hal leck said at first there will be no firm determination for sev eral days as to whether Dulles will be able to continue in the top State Department A moment after a whisper ed conversation with White House press secretary James C Halleck amended that See Page 2 Castro Cabinet Cuts Salaries In First Hove The Cuban with new Premier Fidel Castro presiding voted early today to slash Its salaries 50 per The decree reducing cabinet one of nine approved at an allnight cabinet also or dered Hie suspension of ernment secret decrees approved at the meeting provided for of a national institute for saving and hous replacing the traditional na tional which will regu late gambling In Havanas multi milliondollar maritime promotion office to seek to build up the tourist security for government who in fu ture may be dismissed only for the high convenience of the with three months severance Top officials ap pointed by ousted exPresident Fulgenclo Batista were exempted from the provisions of this de of all acts com mitted by the Rebels during their two years In the Maestra and cancellation of all prison sentences resulting from their who at 32 in the young See Page 2 Police Clear Houston Thefts HOUSTON UP Police said today they had cleared up a series of supermarket hijack ings today with the arrest of a Fort Worth Stephenson said Wilford had admitted tive holdups which netted more than since Stephenson arrested Balse Monday In a supermarket park ng lot after he saw two men drive He said Baise tucked a pistol In his belt and was head d for the store when he made the Balse told officers and news men he had planned to rob the Unskilled Snow Job Charged To Auto Air Pollution Huddle Hops 17 UPI Southern Calif ornia legislators emerged from a conference on air pollution with auto industry spokesmen Monday and said they had been victims of an unskilled snow The which In cluded papers presented by top echelon officials from enera Chrysler and American Motors got off to a rough start when the legislators objected to not being allowed to questions until all the papers had been Assemblyman Thomas Rees DLos Angeles protest ed when he was cut off from questioning Victor a special assistant to Fords vice president for engineering and Raviolos paper contains glar ng misstatements of Rees declared from the and Im not going to let them go Rees later explained that he did not go along with Raviolos statements that Los Angeles smog is distinctly different from notable air pollution In any other city in the and that there could be some health aspects Assemblyman Charles Wilson DLos Angeles and Rich ard Richards DLos Angeles both joined Rees in asking that questions be A vote finally was taken and the questions were Richards then pointed out to the automobile men that the conditions favoring smog in Los Angeles are prevalent the length of the West Coast and added that smog is becoming a growing problem in areas other than Los I know what was said in Washington at tht air pollution Rees and it differs from what is being said After the at which the industry spokesmen refus ed to be pinned down concern Ing the costs of their antismog devices for automobile the Southern California legisla tors said that the industry has tried to whitewash itself blame for contributing to air It was an attempt at an un skilled snow Rees declar First they tried to plant the idea that this was only a Los Angeles Then they started talking about how much its going to cost us to put ex haust control devices into opera This is a basic health prob lem for 14 million Californians and the cost is something well worry not Rees Makarios Slows Cyprus Progress 17 An airliner made a crash landing today with Turkish Premier Adnan The Turkish leader survived but three of those aboard the fourengine Vis count were The casualties were announc ed by the Ministry of Trans A spokesman said Men deres and four others aboard were known to be alive after the plane came down near the Sur rey village of The 60yearold Turkish lead er was en route here for talks on the Cyprus The fourengine Viscount had been diverted to Gatwick Air 28 miles south of because of poor visibility at the London 17 Ml A roundtable conference on the plan to give Independence to Cyprus opened today amid Indi cations that Archbishop Maka Fired Negro Porter Kills Women Clerks porter fired from his job in a Madison Avenue office at 10 today returned 30 min utes later with a rifle and killed two female police re The dead clerks for Marvin were iden tified as Lorraine the and Elaine Brook both said to be between 20 and 25 years Their Parnell John a the was subdued by three male owners of the fabric police They said Johnson had held the job as porter for the firm for five ycivrs until he was fired this Police said he walked three blocks from the building to a Third Avenue pawn purchased a and returned to the He entered the office and fired three shots police two of which struck the The three brothers who own the firm then attacked wrested the gun from him and held him for Burglars Start Houston Blaze 17 fire apparently stalled by a frustrated safe cracker caused damage to six downtown stores early Over 100 firemen battled the laze In a threestory clothing store near the intersection of Main and across from the Rice Police said the fire was set after burglars altempted to jreuk into a 500iottmt It is definitely a casp of said investigator Ben nett rios might block speedy agree Greek Prime Minister Con stantine Karamanlis hurriedly took a plane from Athens for Foreign Minister Evanghelos Averoff reportedly appealed by telephone to his chief to intercede with the reek Orthodox archbishop who Is the unchallenged leader of the Greek British Foreign Sec retary Sehvyn Lloyd and Tur kish Foreign Minister Fatin Rustu Zorlu agreed Monday night on the basic principles of the independence plan ap proved last week in Zurich by See Page 11 Admiral Warns Economy In Sub Range 17 Rear John key officer in anti submarine said today a dozen Soviet submarines packing intermediaterange mis could wipe out 70 per cent of In one surprise did not in an ad dress prepared for an anti submarine whether the Soviets have missilefiring Moscow has an nounced development of a 700 mile missile to be launched from Not one single square Inch the United States is more than miles from sub marineable waters and 1500 miles is just medium range for todays Most of our population sits at pointblank with only minutes early Thach Thach said the United States needs some sort of undersea early warning radar that can make the oceans as transparent as the Thach dedicated a new acous test tank for basic research n a system of detecting objects under water by reflected The tank was built at the StrombergCarlson plant of eneral Dynamics Secrest Urges Records Center cen tralized marriage and divorce record clearing house has been proposed to the Jarrard Secrest of Tem ple said his bill was as essen tial as centralized registration of births and deaths already pro by During recent marriage and divorce records have be come more important documents to millions of Secrest For a great variety of rea more and more people are being asked for proof of mar and SHORT LIFE ANTICIPATED FOR SPHERE First Big Step Toward Constant World Mapping CAPE 17 UPI A slender and perfectly functioning Van guard rocket put a 20inch miniature weather station into orbit around the earth For two the tiny equipped with radio transmitters and a tape will measure light reflections from and sea as it circles the earth 18 times every 24 Use For Maps This stored in the tape will be trans mitted to earth where it will be used to make crude photo graphs of cloud Ultimate target for such tiny weather stations circling tho earth would be to spot Atlantic hurricanes and Pacific typhoons and greatly aid longrangs the hard luck rocket plagued by many past failures and boasting only ona real lifted off its launching pad here at The launching looked Less than a minute tha rocket disappeared Into but the rumble of its spilled over a wide area of near by Ironouncel Success Within the See Page 2 Witness Says Forced To Sign Over Jukeboxes weeping witness told a Seri ate committee today a grisly story of a beating at the hands of Sidney Identified a Brooklyn swore three hoodlums beat his face out of Midway in the boat he they stopped long enough to pour coffee down his throat to revive They did not let Saul until he agreed to sign over to them threefourths of his holdings in a jukebox coin machine Saul said he has under constant police protectlqn since Lhe beating on at a Brooklyn restaurant named as tho Wagon He salt three one of hem a onceconvicted are awaiting trial in Brooklyn for the He said they are Ernest Ernio Kippy Filo Charles and Anthony Dutch Tears rolled down Sauls cheeks as he told of being trap ped in tha combination candy store and Custom Soe RACKms7Page 2 MAKKS STEAL 17 21yenroM mother said Monday that she made her daughter a pursa The Maureen was sentenced to six months In prison for stealing OFF TO CONSULT COLLEAGUES Bearded Archbishop Greek Cypriot eaves Londons Dorchester Hotel with British security officer for nearby Park Lane Hotel to consult with colleagues In connection with the current conference on The confer ence Is expected to produce a constitution that will make Cyprus an Independent end ing 81 years of British AP Wirephoto via radio from ;