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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - February 28, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHER LOCAL FORECAST Partly cloudy through Saturday a little cooler tonight with low in lower Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 11 12 1 3 40 51 I 55 59 60 61 I 62 Weather Keport en Market fflHemeofthe DailySunandSemiWeekly LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL MARKETS AT A GLANCE Most Securities and Commodities Market Are Closed On AP TELEMATS 228 PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS HEAD head lock is thhrown on Ofelia by officer Max with an assist from officer Arthur Bernstein as broke up an purseswinging fightbetween women strikers and workers leaving the Garment Plant at San Bowers had just clubbed another officer with her purse as he was trying to make her move out of the strike AP Wirephoto Farm Costs And Prices Decline 28 Both farm prices and farm pro duction costs declined slightly in the month ended th Agriculture department re Primarily responsible for the fourtenths per cent decline in prices farmers received were lower prices for hogs which off to average per hundredweight at mid Other low prices which helped beat down the prices re ceived index were for to and Only partiat ly offsetting were higher prices new crbp strawber Farm production costs were Small Farmer Plight Blamed On Benson Acts 28 UPI Chairman Harold Cooley D of the House Agriculture Committee has blaimed Agrlcul ture Secretary Ezra Benson rather than the price support program for the plight of the smaller In answer to a speech by John Williams criticizing the support pro Cooley said There has been a constant dismantling of this program under Benson and many small farmers con sequently are hard I will sincerely welcome the senator if he will join with those of us who now are trying to repair the damage Ben ion has Cooley Williams complained that some big farmers were get ling huge government payments Under the price support pro gram while small farmers were Cooley said the speech gave the impression that some large cotton farmers wera getting subsidies from the government totalling a million dollars or more It is unfortunate and almost Cooley that a See Page 8 down threetenths per cent for the These lower costs were reflected chiefly in lower prices for feeder livestock and although seasonal reduc tions in the prices of used auto mobiles and trucks also con Partially offsetting were higher prices for building and fencing materials and farm Prices paid for family living costs were about the same in midFebruary as in The parity showing the relationship between prices re ceived and prices was 82 the same a month This was almost 4 per cent below the ratio a year Parity is the price needed to put commodities sold by farm See Page 8 Young Killer Of Three Gets Death Penalty 28 UP Nearvel Moon received the death penalty Saturday for the 29 pistol slaying of Steven an Addicks also is charged with murdering Ste vens Bertram Apple and a Lee Han A jury received the case at Friday and reached its verdict at The verdict was read by a clerk at the opening of court Moon stopped chewing his but only up on hearing the Just before the jury Moon had leaned over and told his attorneys I hope I do get the death Leon Lusk of the defense gave notice of Steven and the two men were shot to death while target shoot ling near the Addicks Moon admitted borrowing a pis tol from one of the men to take a shot at a He said he robbed the men of and then1 killed all Busy Weekend Facing Rocketeers ft F ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft Khrushchev Due In East Germany ONLY AWAITS MACMILLANS DEPARTURE High Russians Surprise Briton At Leningrad By HENRY SHAPIRO 28 UPI Premier Nikita Khrushchev will fly to East Germany as soon as he winds up his apparentlystalemated talks with Prime Minister Harold Macmillan next it was an nounced The Soviet agency Tass an nounced Khrushchevs plans while just arrived here on a tour of Russias pro was calling for East West negotiations with a warn ing that hopes for peace are not To Visit Fair Tass said Khrushchev has ac cepted an invitation from the East German government to visit the Leipzig International The East German showcase fair at Leipzig opens tonight and runs through March It was expected Khrushchev would leave for the fair immediately after Macmlllans scheduled de parture from Moscow Expect Treaty Western experts had no See Page 8 Some Expecting Heavy Shelling Quentoys Group 28 officials said today they wouldnt be sur prised if the Chinese Reds re sume fullscale bombardment of the Nationalistheld offshore is These officials speculated the Communists might consider this a good time to step up their aggressive warfare in the Far The Reds thus could take advantage of Secretary of State John Foster Dulles ill State department officials said the Chinese Reds have maintained at peak strength the massive assault buildup of last summer on the mainland 03 posite the Nationalistheld Que moy and Matsu Rus jet fighter and bom ber planes have been kept on the coastal airstrips to support any renewed threat of invasion of the The longrange coastal artil lery has continued intermittent bombardment of the islands on alternate except for a lull during the days of celebration See Page 8 PERIEX SEEKS LOAN MEXICO 28 UPI Pascual Gutierrez head of Mexicos nationalized oil flies to New York today to negotiate a 40milliondollar loan from The Pemexs sec ond this will be used to develop oil including pipelines across 28 President Eisenhower Saturday ordered the voluntary oil Im port control program continued through March 10 to permit study of new proposals for con The voluntary limitations on crude oil which have been in effect in various de grees for about two scheduled to expire at midnight The White House said Eisen hower received late Friday a report from the Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization rec ommending new measures on but the President has not had time to consider the There have been indications that a special cabinet commit tee had reached substantial agreement that the voluntary restraints should be replaced with compulsory import oil companies have charged that foreign oil competi tion has hampered the ability of their industry to develop oil re serves adequate for national defense A sharp gain in crude oil imports was regs tered in recent The voluntary controls being continued imposes an import See Page 8 Red China Bristles At Vietnam launching a campaign may lead to a new crisis In the Far has accused South Vietnam of kidnaping 82 Chinese fishermen from the dis puted Paracel A Communist broadcast said Vietnamese sailors intruded on the islands seized the tore down Commun ist flags and took away fivs Chinese fishing vessels and oth er The Red radio said Vietna mese authorities will be held responsible for all the conse quences if they do not release the fishermen re turn their boats and compen sate them for their The reported clash was the first serious incident which has occurred during years of contro versy over the virtuallyunin habited which are claim ed by beth South Viet nam and a private businessman In the Some observers interpreted the sharp tone of the Red broadcast as a sign that the rebuffed by Na tionalist determination of Cjue plan now to turn their hostile attention on The Communists announced earlier this month that they planned to colonize the and government spokesmen in Vietnam said this week they were investigating these re Herbert commander of the Pacific expressed some concern over reports that the Reds were making a grab for the Any move by the Commun ists out of their own area is a potential Hopwood told a press conference in Saigon The islands are strategically loaated midway between the coast of Vietnam and Commun istheld Hainan Island on the important Hong KongSaigon shipping South Vietnam has long claim ed sovereignty over the islands and recently signed an agree ment with a Chinese firm In Singapore to start removing phosphates from the The Saigon government has asserted its sovereignty over the islands several times in re cent The Vietnamese say the is lands were claimed by ancient Indochina rulers before the French were formally an nexed by the and pass ed into South Vietnamese hands when the French Two years Philippine vice president and foreign sec retary Carlos now said his country felt the status of the paracels was because the Al lied powers did not assign the islands to any nation after World War II occupation hy The statement was attacked by the Viet Namese government which issued a communique re asserting its The communique said owner ship was unaffected by Japans wartime occupation and tho forces of the Republic of Viet nam had never ceased to exert their control over the DALLAS WOMAN RAPED DALLAS CD A 19yearold mother told police early Satur day a negro broke into her apartment and raped Health authorities confirmed the as sault with Soviet Ship Probably Damaged Cables Extend Current Oil Curbs Century Lite Span Forecast average lifespan will increase to 100 years over the next quarter as the result of scientific it was predicted Louis Kuplan told the Cali Association for Health and Welfare that the work week also would be reduced to 25 hours and that the great in crease in leisure and retirement time would bring sweeping changes to the worlds executive director of the In terdepartmental Coordinating committee on at long man will have the op portunity to develop himself and improve his We shall put the lie to claims that aging process limits ones ability to he The period of retirement will be come a time of challenge and opportunity when the individual can pick up the unfinished busi ness of life and finish doing the many things he dropped when he entered the labor Bill Requires Prosecutors At Executions 28 Texas Legislature is consider ing a bill to require prosecut ing attorneys to attend the exe cution of persons they help con The proposed by George Hlnson of provides stiff penalties for prosecutors who fail to show up a executions and specifies that personal illness or family trage dy is no The governor would be required to order a temporary stay of execution in such cases until the prosecutor could READING NEW CHAIRMAN SALVATION ARM BOARD By BETTY JEAN CLAY Dally Sun Staff Tribute was paid to the di rectors and officers of the Sal vation Army advisory board at the annual dinner meeting Fri day night for learning that the secret to a happy life is to give is to The Corsicana unit moved in to a new era Friday by installing a new slate of officers while pausing to commend the long years of outstanding leadership by former Brown Commended Reading was elected new board chairman to succeed Brown who asked not to be Woman Admits Taking FtWorth Municipal Cash FORT 28 It was just one of those Charlotte Beck saicj after theft of several thousand dol lars in municipal She told her story at city hall after Mayor Thomas McCann said he would press for grand jury Calm and fashionably dres told her story to City Manager Frank City Rhinehourt an asistant district at other officials and news The woman said she started a series of embezzlements by taking in She continu ed taking she the largest amount being Davis recommended theft charges be but Fred Fick suggested that charges should be delayed until auditors determined the exact amounts Beck was told to remain available for further question She was not Tax Assessor Collector Curlee said Thursday more See Page 10 Sailors Help Buddys Dad SAN sailors of the US3 a radar picket have joined to give blood to a man they do not even The blood will go to James now in San Cisco Hospital suffering from a perforated ulcer which re quires many The tars do know the strick en mans a former crewman aboard their When word of their bud dys dad reached the tho 50 sailors hurried down to the Irwin Memorial Blood Bank Whats 50 more will visit the bank Monday to add their donations to Martins considered for reelection due to his Guest speaker Major Wil liam installing officei Major Wesley both of and incoming Chair man Readingall commended Brown for his long years of out standing leadership of the Army He has served for more than 25 The past year he was inactive chairman while Reading was directing board activities as executive vice chair Other Officers Major Texas Divi sional Financial fur ther installed Jack Slsco as new vice chairman Bill McKle as the reelected and Elliott as The wellattended dinner meeting heartily applauded the announce See Page 8 Expect Former Sheriff To Face Sheriff Her rington of Crosby County faced more Indictments of ficials In misconduct of his Five indictments were return ed against the charging him with misapplication of and extortion from county and mak ing false earlier in the had admitted to each of the cases In which he was in dicted I dont blame anybody but he told a Only was named in the true bills returned but George Gllker See Page 9 Roof Collapse Takes 8 Lives 28 The roof of the Llstowel Arena collapsed apparently un der a heavy weight of during a Peewee Hockey League practice Seven children under 12 and one adult were Fourteen were in Twentyfive children and two adults were in the Seventeen wore taken out short y before One of the dead was Listowel recreation direc or Kenneth Coach Norm Stirling was the other adult in the but it was not known whether he was kill Ages of peewee hockey play ers are 12 years and TICKETS STOLEN DALLAS IP Officer ox reported Friday that some one entered his squad car and stole his book of traffic 28 naval lieutenant who searched the Novorossisk says the Soviet trawler prob ably quite likely had some hing to do with breaking trans atlantic ho I dont know whether accidentally or Donald Sheely of Falls told a news con ference here Friday night that the Soviets offered no resistance to his boarding party on Thurs day and sailed away on being told to leave the Grand Banks area where five cables were In the Eastern Telegraph and Telephone said a patrol plane had sighted about 20 trawlers 15 of them Soviet still operating in the area The pilot said the ships just appear to be fish Rough seas and drifting Ice held up repairing of the Two Western Union cableshlps are standing by but the weath er forecast was gloomy for be ginning work for some The Soviet Communist party newspaper Pravda called the boarding illegal and the official Soviet news agency Tass de scribed it as the unlawful ac See Page 9 Advance Gifts Rad Cross Are Reported The Advance Gifts Division of Red Cross campaign Sat urday had turned In contribu tions equal to almost half of its assigned but Chair man Bud Morton said he feels that the division has done much better In its collec tion Morton said he was reason ably sure a good many of the divisions 38 team members and captains are waiting to make a report to headquarters until they have completed working all of their He called on the workers Sat urday to make a report Mon day on whatever they have in hand and to continue to make periodic reports as they receive contributions in order that a daytoday evaluation may be made of the The Advance Gifts stepped off Its part of the drive two weeks ago and at that time was urged to make every effort to wind up its job of raising by to to get out of the way of other divisions which will begin their fund soliciting ef forts Morton announced Saturday Lhat Advance Gift team mem bers had turned in donations of and said he felt this was a good showing for the two weeks the division has been but does not necessarily reflect all the gifts received as he knew of several workers who had not made reports on their Wednesday Visitation Day Will Host School Week Opens Monday Mayor Tom Eady has pro claimed next March as Public Schools Week in Cor It will be a part of the state wide A variety of activities con nected with Corsicana public schools will be unreeled during the In charge of arrangements is the local committee of the state wide Citizens Committee on Texas Public Schools The local committee is composed of Granville Buel Hagle and Rags Featuring the weeks program will be visitors day Schools will be open all day to As a service clubs will have their noon luncheon Kiwanis will meet at Lincoln school the Lions at Drane school Tuesday and the Rotary at Collins school Wed A special program on the schools instructional program will be presented at each of the service club The under the direction of Joe will have women in the downtown area Tuesday and pin ning streamers asking Have You Attended Your Public Schools on On PTA mem bers and members of a student reception committee will be on hand at each school to receive visitors and pin on streamers denoting that I visited my schools All schools will present some Robert the annual sci ence fair will be offered all the At ex hibits showing work in each department will be Collins will present science arts and crafts Each elementary school will have some type of At the high a special assembly program will be held sometime during the for the purpose of installing offic ers of the Future Teachers of America Dana Williams will in stall new Joe Seale will be in charge of the Ail through the week at the Texas Power and Light com pany exhibits of the special education students will be shown in the show Williams urged all meetings at the The type of program or At citizens to visit the SHIP Er nest is the com manding officer of the Navy radarpicket ship Roy which placed a boarding party on the Soviet trawler Novorosslrsk off Newfoundland The Pentagon announcement said they were Investigating re cent breaks In transAtlantic ca AP Wirephoto Hoffa Receives Authority To Strike Sears MIAMI 28 Teamsters Union di rectors has given James Hoffa authority to call a strike against Roebuck and The union is trying to organ ize Sears mall warehouse and truck driver employes across the There was rio elaboration from union on how a strike would be in union organiza tional campaigns a call for a strike of a nonorganized com pany or plant ordinarily means a picketing of the companys Under such a strike the un ion soaking to organize the workers establishes picket lines in efforts to persuade employes to enroll in the union and customers to refrain from con ducting business with the struck Ordinarily there is no re See Page 8 Voodoo Planes To Equip Base OTIS AIR FORCE 28 Force Base will become the first base in the nation to ceive F101B Voodoo jet planes next It was announced The newest aircraft In the Air will be used by the 60th Fighter Interceptor Squadron under the NortS American Air Defense Com The new planes will ar rive here March THORABLE TESTS NEW NOSE CONE Both Attempt On Moon Are Scheduled CAPE Air Force fired a ThorAble test rocket with a futuristic nose cone ear ly today In a dramatic prelude to a spaceprobing doubleheader expected before the weekend is Two Shots Pending After the towering ThorAble started its journey down the Atlantic tracking range Army rocketeers moved back into the spaco spotlight in prep aration for their second attempt to send a 13pound payloadpast the moon and into orbit around the And on the West Coast at Vandenberg Air Force the Air Force was getting ready for a third try at putting a Discoverer satel lite into orbit around the earth with a twostage Weather Factor United Press International ported a month ago the Army would try to launch Its four stage Juno II space rocket toJ But a lingering overcast at the Cape made the chances BO 60 for getting the 76foot rock et off because a ceiling of at least feet is The Air Force made no state ment on whether the ThorAbla See ROCKETS Page 9 Vanguard II Still Supplies Weather Date Bq VERNE HAUGLAND 28 Vanguard weather eye working like a space experts reported Indications are the newest satellite soon will provide an interesting and important re port on cloud coverings around the The National Aeronautics and Space Administration said that as of Thursday night Vanguard II had completed 108 orbits around the earth since It was hurled into orbit On 98 of the It clicked off Its weather reports In perfect NASA The orbit count was the latest NASA said that In almost every instance the 12 orbit re ports that were lost due to hu to such as a receiving station mis sing its assignment for the Van guard Vanguard takes about 128 minutes to whirl around the For more than 50 minutes of that time It is in its two photocells busily scan ning the Cloud areas reflect about 80 per cent of the suns land 15 to 20 per and sea only 5 per These are tho in tensities that Vanguard careful ly stores In Its tape See Page 8 Beck Given Five Years 28 UP Teamster Union President Dave Beck received a five year sentence and 000 fine Friday for income tax plus a doublebarreled denunciation1 from the The exposure of Becks insatiable resulting in his fall from high Is a sad and shocking said District Judge George in a 20mlnute lecture be fore passing Beck quickly posted to cover the fine and court costs and was After his con viction Beck spent a night behind bars for the first time in his life before appeal bond was A motion for a new trial was The government could claim more than half a million dollars from He was charged with evading for the years but the government raised its estimate of the amount actually owed to In addition to the fine and court a 50 per cent fraud penalty of 318 and la Interest at 6 per cent brings the total to stod calm and one hand clenched behind his back and the other In a trouser as the judge began his He refused two invitations to address the But later he told I am not the first innocent person to be sen tenced nor will I be the He said he had authorized his attorne3H to push the filed lost Boldt said Becks rise from a laundry truck driver to million aire labor leader was a better rngstorlches story than any of Horatio Algers But he slaid Beck must take first place among the more than 50 tax evaders I have Beck plundered his un his Intimate associates and in some instances his personal most of whom quite readily would have given him anything he the judge Other excerpts from the judges speech Becks willful evasion of taxes and his scnlthy and cir cuitous appropriation to his own use of funds were in large amounts and continued over a period of the evidence of the incidents of fraud Involving rel atively small amounts show the avarice and culpability of Beck with striking Beck cheated every last humble American who pays In come taxes by attempting to evade his personal taxes and thus cast his share of the tax burden on his fellow Prison Terms Assessed Trio UP An Austin girl and two teen aged boys were assessed prison terms Friday after pleas of guilty to armed robbery and kid The three Included Hazel Joycs and William and David both of Judge Paul Thackett sentenc ed them to statutory terms for the offenses up to 10 years for kidnaping and 3 to 25 years for armed The sen tences will run ;