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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - February 18, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHEB LOCAL eloudy and colder through Thursday with low tonight near Thermometer Readings i 8 9 10 11 i 12 I 1 I 44 45 46 47 48 50 Complete Weather Report on Market JTJ HlHameof the Daily SunandSemlWaekly Mornina I f LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL MARKETS AT A GLANCE NEW er selective governments improve in late Cotton Irregular trading CHICAGO Wheat late slow de mixed light to 25 cents lower top steers steady to 75 cents lower Mf AP TELEMATS 219 PAGES PRICE FIVE Ike Sees No Need For Unemployment Help Now ft ft ft r 2r ft ft i5r 2f 2r 2f ft 2r 2r 2r 3F 2r 2r 2r 2r 2r 2r Greer Warns Texas Faces Cut In Road Cash BYRD LIMIT GETS BLAME AT HEARING Longer Trucks Needed To Carry Desired Weight 18 ff Texas will lose 106 million dol lars in federal aid for highways tiy mid1960 unless Congress changes the Highway state highway engineer DeWltt Greer Baid They must either knock off the Byrd amendment or in crease the federal gasoline Greer told the House Approp ations Illtii All States He said other states would be affected in a similar Texas received 166 million dol lars in federal aid last Greer said it would be cut to 60 million dollars by the summer of The testimony came out as Dewey of Bryan ex plained that the Highway De partments budget increased SO per cent the last three Greer said most of it was fed eral The feleral Highway Aid act Is a paying program provided it could operate as originally In Greeer Original Program It was to be a 14year con struction program with the tax es to be collected 16 years to fill the ups and downs of income from the gasoline he Harry Byrd at tached the amendment requir ing the program to be on a payj asyougp basis Instead of 6 PostSession House Probe Panel Sought 18 Crea tion of a House General In vestigating Committee to start work at the end of the current Legislature was proposed Jerome Jones of Galves ton offered the resolution which would allow Speaker Waggoner Carr to name a committee of five to conduct a probe of any state government A simi lar resolution has been passed In the The Senate adopted a resolu tion calling on the secretary of the interior to locate one of the five proposed saline water con version demonstration plants in West The plants would convert sea water and Inland waters at low cost to water that would be suitable for agricul Industrial and city George Moffett of Chilli cothe offered the resolution and said copies would be forwarded to Secretary of Interior Fred Seaton and Texas Frates Seeligsons tax revision bill designed to raise 22 million dollars every bien nlum will be heard by the House Revenue and Taxation Committee The bill Bee Page 6 City Moves To Clinch Navarro Mills Water Supply Receiver Data Transmitter Photocell Tracking Transmitter Photocell Light Shield Mercury Cell Batteries DESIGN FOB WEATHER SATELLITE This drawing depicts the instruments enclosed in the weather eye satellite carried aloft by a Vanguard rocket at Cape Flori The satellite was successfully launched into outer space orbit and the instruments store up weather data on a builtin tape recorder which ground stations Interrogate on each orbit around the globe to provide more accurate world weath er AP Wirephoto More Vanguards Due Shortly 18 space agency charg ed ahead today with prepara tions for orbiting three more Vanguard satellites to unlock vital secrets about the suns ac tivities and the worlds Homer Newell of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA outlined new goals as Vanguard H twirl ed around the globe gathering data on the earths The first experimental satell a step toward future contin uous weather was put in orbit by NASA in the space agencys first NASA took over the Vanguard project and its scientific team from the Na vy last The satellite had what many called a de pressing record during the fren zied postsputnik After a cooling off period of several during which it minutely studied the rocket ve hicle and made several minor changes with no deadlines to NASA Tuesday successful ly launched the 21 12pound sphere from Cape Canaveral The next three in cluding a 50pound may be launched at monthly inter Newell said the satellites are doing experiments Russia has not done in radiation and cloud They also are designed for more refined solar re See Page 7 FUGITIVE YOUTH ADMITS SHOOTING ENTIRE FAMILY 18 Massachusetts authorities today were to return a boy who sur rendered to police and admitted the rifle slaying of his father and brother because his parents denied him a Im very sorry I shot my Robert Clifford said Tuesday as he told police how he wiped out his family in their home last Clifford said he and his bro got along real The brownhaired who wandered about the country for nearly a indi cated he felt lesser remorse over slaying his Robert and There was nothing between me and my I neve could get through to The hungry youth was warming himself in a bus station Tuesday when he said suddenly decided to give up and get it over In his he mistook a station for a Raymond policeman and blurted out I want to talk to tilled three See Page 7 REA Loan Programs Readied 18 TOPI The administration was reported today readying for Congress legislation to reduce government outlays in loans to rural electric and telephone co Authoritative sources said the administration plan would pro vide for loans from a revolving fund consisting partly of gov ernment money and partly of private funds raised through sale of notes or Agriculture Secretary Ezra rather than the present Taft Benson told the Senate Agriculture Committee Tuesday that the administration plan would include provision under which individual cooperatives could go to private lenders for financing if they wanted Under the present about rural electric cooperatives get funds for new lines and plants by borrowing at a fixed 2 per cent interest rate from the Agriculture Departments Rural Electrification Adminis tration Rural telephone systems can borrow under simi lar Loans are expected to total 325 million dollars in the next fiscal The administration is asking Congress to In addition to the private financing for a boost In the rate on fed eralmoney REA But Wayne Morse D told the Senate late Tues day that Eisenhowers demand for increased interest rates would be a death warrant to many rural power It is EisenhJweri contention that REA borrowers should be paying at least the Interest rate the government pays for its two per plus a handling Congressional leaders in both parties have predicted that both administration requests will be turned The new privatefinancing plan was re designed to meet complaints that it should leave rural co operatives at the mercy of Wai Street Here is how the new plan would according to sources close to the administra tion If a cooperative needs funds for expansion and wants to bor row from a local bank or some other similar the REA would subordinate the first mortgage It on the power system as security for earlier The REA would take a second allowing the private lender to take a first the co operative fell into default on its the government agency would not let the private lender administration of ficials The REA would make provision for paying off the lender and reclaiming its status as firstmortgage If a cooperative does not want to arrange its own financ it could come to the pro posed REA revolving This would include treasury money at whatever rate Con gress plus private funds by the sale of de bentures or The interest rate might be a blend of the treasury and private COLLISION FATAL was killed late Tues day when a car in which he rode and an ice truck Gene was The truck Juan Robles of Big wasnt The accident happened about miles east of this West Texas Hearings On New Textbooks Are Completed A twoday hearing ori text books for Corsicana public schools ended but selection of this years books wont be made until March A 15member committee made up mostly of teachers will se lect textbooks in litera ture and home economics to be used for at least six per haps Approximately will be spent by the committee in mak ing the Each publishing company had a representative before the com mittee in Monday and Tues days Committeemen asked questions and discussed each Members will study the text books and meet as a committee March 9 to make their selec The selections will be pre sented to the school board for approval March Books on the list were chosen by a state From four to aix books in each area selected by the state the local will select According to Joe direc tor of the following criteria will be used by the com mittee in making its selections Reliability of the quality of typography and for See Page 7 Steps were taken by the Cit Commission Tuesday toward furthering a projected program to assure the city of a sub stantial longrange water sup while a look also was tak en at some possible immediate needs as Almost three hours were re quired to process a lengthy agenda with water a main topic Letter of Intent As a climax to the involved discussion on the longrange the commission authoriz ed Mayor Tom Eady to write a letter of intent to the Trinity River Authority signifying Cor sicanas intention to enter into threeway contract with the TRA and Army Corps of Engi neers to meet its assessed cost of construction of Navarro Mills reservoir from which the city has applied for acrefeet of water a claim It was reported the city does not have nailed and for which it must still Mayor Tom Eady submitted to the city manager and com missioners copies of printed sug gested provisions for a proposed water contract between the city and TRA which had grown out of a recent Dallas conference He reported he and Commis sioner Reading had attend ed the conference with members of the Chamber of Commerce See Page 2 o Marshall Suffers More Severe Stroke 18 doctors report ed today that ailing George Marshall suffered anothet more severe than the mild one of Doctors at Womack General Hospital where the 78yenrold Marshall has been recovering from his stroke of last said the prognosis was guard They said Marshall was con scious and his blood pressure and pulse were At pres he shows no evidence of paralysis of his the medical bulletin The stroke came after an an nouncement Tuesday that the retired General and former Sec retary of State had shown signs of moderate the first report that he was not recovering as expected from the ild stroke suffered before dawn 15 at his winter home in nearby Marshall had been virtually fcedridden through the last months of Libby Resigns Post On AEG 18 Willard Libby resigned from the Atomic Energy Com mission He said he had o go back to teaching and re am to remain a only member of search if I the the fiveman commission with an extensive scientific back made his resignation ef ective June The resignation was announc ed at the White President saying t was a difficult to ac cept the did not im mediately announce a Whites Boycott Virginia School CC PANELS ESTIMATE FUNDS NEEDS FOR YEAR Chairman and cochairmen of standing committees met in breakfast session Wednesday with Chamber President Bob Wheelock who asked for an out ine of their programfund needs for 1959 that the executive com mittee might incorporate into he budget to be submitted Thursday to the board of direc The executive committee mel at 10 to evaluate the re quests submitted at the breakfast in the Navarro Hote Cactus President Wheelock said he had frequently heard it said by committees We could have had a bangup program if we had just had enough or Is Goal Of Volunteers Heart Sunday The monthlong 1959 Hear Fund drive will reach high point February 22nd when 200 local citizens will form a Heart Sunday volunteer army to carry the fight against the heart dis eases to the threshold of every family in this The collection will augment the total of already col ected in the first half of the monthlong campaign which is being conducted here to expand the education and community service program of he Navarro County Heart As The local unit is chapter of the American Heart the only national voluntary health agency devoted xclusively to combating the diseases of the heart and blood The Heart Sunday goal In Cor slcana Is said Clyde Corsicana who hopes to exceed last years collection by Through Its public education the Heart Association las created better general un derstanding of the facts about heart Deisher People to day recognize the Importance Page 7 Asked From Railroads A damage suit against two railroad companies vas filed in the district court lere Wednesday The suit is styled Anna Led veil et Fort Worth and Denver City Railway et al Second defendant in the suit s Rock Island and 3aciflc Railroad The chief plaintiff la the wife f Percy who was according to the ivhen his car was hit by a train near Navarro The plaintiffs are rprcsented y the Corsicana law firm of Mays and a little more thpi we were al He noted the right amount of money could mean the difference between near success and success and for that reason he wanted to hear projected needs of the various Not all committees were rep nor did all those pre sent spell out estimated fund but each was called up to summarize program objec tives set up to Leading off at the presidents request was Chairman Lin Warthan who observed if the agriculture committee accom plishes only a part of Its goals for 1959 it will have had a well worthwhile Warthan said the newest function from standpoint of importance added for this year was the inaugura tion of a Navarro County Youth Exposition which needs the help of every member of all other committees and the general the 1958 pro gram was He said while not familiar with last See CC Page John Binford Dies Tuesday Riies Thursday John assist ant management assistant and safety Corsicana plant Bethlehem Steel died in the Navarro Clinic Tuesday night following a heart attack in the afternoon at his Funeral services will be ield Thursday at 3 from he McCammon Chapel with aurlal In Oakwood The rites will be conducted jy Brwin su perintendent of the Fort Worth Methodist district former y of and John Wesley pastor of the First Methodist A native of Binford worked as a sports writer and reporter on three Dallas news papers and had been connected with the local plant for the past 16 12 He came to Cor slcnna with the American Well and Prospecting Company two years before its sale to Bethle Binford was employed on the Dallas Dallas Dispatch and Dallas Journal during his journalism career following his graduation from a Dallas high He was a member of the Christian Surviving are his Bonnie See Page 7 Kennedy Labor Reforms Bill Advances Jukebox Operators Lead Millions 18 UPI A Senate Labor sub committee today approved Democraticsponsored labor re form bill that includes Taft Hartley law changes demanded by AFLCIO The action followed rejection of Republican attempts to sub stitute a broader administration Dill and to strike out the Taft Hartley It cleared the way for full committee consideration of the measure which is expected to come soon as a prelude to Sen ate Subcommittee Chairman John Kennedy said the reform measure he cosponsored with Sam Ervin D was approved unanimous ly by voice i The hill is aimed at fighting union corruption by requiring public reports on local and in ternational union se cretballot election of union of ficers and financial reports by socalled middle men in labor management The Taft Hartley changes would broaden the definition of supervisors eligible for union allow strikers to vote in representation elections even though they have been re placed In their and give the National Labor Relations Board jurisdiction in labor dis putes where neither state nor federal governments now have Other congressional develop ments Rackets Irving Michel of who Is serving a pri son told the Senate Rackets Committee that New York juke box operators have loaned millions of dollars to leading underworld figures In volved In prostitu tion and One of the lenders was Identified by Mishel as Charles one of New Yorks biggest juke box opera tors and a man whose testi mony helped send Mishel to jail in a stolen stock certificate Bernoff invoked the fifth amendment to avoid answering Water Chairman Robert Moses of the New York Power Authority testified that See Page 11 FRONT 18 negro children and six white but not a white came to the War ren County High School as reopened School officials had said pre viously they did not expect more than a dozen white chil dren to return to the school which had been closed for five They also said they expected that the 14 teachers not under contract to a private education al group would come but when registration began only six Principal James and his secretary were on The majority of the white continuing in segregat ed School officials conferred with the pupils on the subjects they would take at the start of classes The 22 emerged from the See Page Cuban Major Gives Command For Own Death K S Jesus twiceconvicted war criminal was executed early to day by a firing squad to which he gave the order for his own Sosa was shot at In the dry moat surrounding Ha vanas Cabana Reports from the scene said he faced the firing squad brave I forgive and I hope you forgive he said in a steady and a moment later spoke his last word Fire The regular commander of the firing squad administered the coup de firing a bullet into Sosas head to make certain he was Ariel a former pollce See Pago 6 SCOFFS AT MARCH TALK FOR JOBLESS Insists Balanced Budget Necessary In Prosperity 18 UPI President Elsenhower told his news conference today that he saw no reason for the federal government to emergency aid to the unemploy ed while the economy is In period of rising The chief executive responded to questions based on statements by Walter president of the United Automo bile Workers Routher has suggested a march of un employed on Washington to seek more federal Skeptical of Reuther is now attending art AFLCIO meeting In Puerto The President said he questioned whether people on sunny beaches were prepared to make a march on foggy Washington at this time of tha V Unemployment In JamiarjM reahed although pei sonal incomes for the whole country hit an alltime The emergency unemployment compensation legislation was passed last year during the depths of the It al lowed if they to draw funds from the fedoraj government to extend payments to jobless workers half again long as Push Plebescite On Hakarios 18 Jreek Cypriot leaders pressed Archbishop Makarios today to de mand a plebiscite in which the people of Cyprus could accept if reject the proposed constitu tion for the strategic Mediterr anean The conference on Cyprus In dependence was Itself suspend ed until Turkish Premier Ad nan Menderes recovers from In juries suffered in the plane crash Tuesday which killed IB of the 21 persons riding with I See Page 11 Informality Slated To Nark Acapulcc Trip 18 UPI President Eisenhower flew South today for two days of shirtsleeve diplomacy with he now President of Adolfo Lopez After an overnight stop at Eisenhower will spend Thursday and Friday as the guest of Lopez Mateos1 to1 a fabulous Mexican Deach resort where the haci endas are air conditioned and he jeep has replaced the The two Presidents will take a yacht ride around the sparki ng blue waters of Acapulco bay and entertain each other at uncheons and dinners in some of the flossiest night clubs and lotels of the Western hemis The Informality of the trip la much preferred by and apparently by Lopez Ma to the starchy formality of a conventional state visit where contact between the principals s controlled by the courtly of diplomatic Eisenhower was taking virtu staff with to White ally no ceremonial In addition House staff members customarily go who the See Page 6 Dulles Worlds Best To Ike 18 President Eisenhower said today he wants cancer stricken John Foster Dulles to stay on as Secretary of State as long as he feels like carrying on because he has no equal in the world of wisdom and know edge of foreign The President said doctors lave assured him that the Sec retarys heart and mind are not affected by his He said he has not discussed specifically with anyone the jossibiiity of a successor for he ailing A hernia operation last Fri day disclosed that Dulles has a recurrence of cancer which irst struck him in Eisenhower said he and Dul es agreed during a talk at the Armys Walter Reed Medical lenter Tuesday that the United States and Its Allies should go right ahead in their prepara ions for high level negotiations with Russia on the Berlin cris s and German Elsenhower acked up by said Dulles is competent sec nd echelon at the State De He said that as long as Dulles heart and mind re gained at the service of the American negotiation details were not dependent on the Secretarys On the Berlin crisis the President said that If there Is any shooting on this Issue It will be the Russians who start He said the United States and its Allies are firmly determined to carry out their responsibili ties under 1915 agreements for the independence and welfare of the people of West If any force la the President it would have to be the Communists exercising it in an effort to block the Allies from carrying out their duty to the West The President made it clear that the United States and its Allies Intend to continue to sup ply Communistencircled West Berlin even if the Russians go through with their threat to turn over to the East Germans by May 27 control of East B lin and the access route to West Soviet Premier Niklta Khrush chev said in a speech disclosed today that if the Allies tried to shoot their way Into It would mean the beginning of Eisenhower told newsmen that the Russian leader must be talk ing about shooting to stop tha United States because the West ern Allies have not said any thing about shooting their way into In discussing the President denied reports that the secretary tried to re sign last week after he learn ed that he had cancer No Successor Picked Elsenhower said that as long s Dulles wants to carry on and believes he is in shape to he is the man tha President He said ha carry has not had any specific discus sions with anybody about a Elsenhower emphasized that he would rather have a sick Dulles as secretary of state than anyone else he knew in good Ho described the ailing sec retary as one who had been his closest associate and Ha said he knew of no man in world who was his equal la wisdom and As to whether It would better In view of Dulles lUneM Sea Page 8 ;