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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - January 3, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHER FORECAST COLD WAVE wave with temperatures falling to near 10 tonight with some freez ing rain tonight Sunday cloudy and con tinued very Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 11 12 1 27 25 23 24 26 26 26 Complete Weather Report on MarUet the OailySunand SemiWeekly MorninJ IMhtJf MARKETS AT A OLANCB Most Securities and Commodities Markets Are Closed On 180 ASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN 1TED PRESS INTERNATIONAL AP TELEMATS 1959 TEN PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS Russians Say Rocket Will Overshoot Moon Target I 1 SubZero Readings VA rH Many Texas Sectors READINGS AROUND 10 DUE LOCALLY Temperatures Continue Skid Down Saturday Corsicana Is preparing for the coldest weather of the winter Saturday night and Livestock warnings have been posted and ranch ers throughout the county are Increasing the rations for their livestock to withstand the bitter Exposed plumbing fixtures and auto radiators without suf ficient antifreeze will be en dangered during the The high and low read Ings on the government thermometer for the 24hour period ending Saturday at 7 were 63 and 24ra drop of SO but at 8 It stood at 23 degrees and at It registered 22 de tying the previous low of the winter season of 22 de grees December By The Associated Press The Texas Panhandle with temperatures as low as 5 below zero was chilled Saturday by the coldest weather in eight Alaska Admitted As 49th State New Flag Revealed Tlf A TOM 9 The 5below reading was at 3 UPI President Eisenhower formally admitted Alaska as the state today and unfurled the new American flag con taining a field of seven stagger ed rows of seven stars The President signed the pro clamation formally admitting Alaska into the union at a White House ceremony attend ed by Alaskan Vice President Richard Nixon and Speaker Sam Design Staggered At the same he signed an executive order which for the first time revealed the de sign of the new flag with 49 stars in the blue with the historic 13 red and while stripes The stars were not arranged in an even rectangular Instead the fourth and sixth rows of stars were indent ed from the left and thus pro jected farther to the right than the fifth and seventh Woman Kidnaps DayOld Baby MMY DOOLITTLE STARTS SPACE PIONEERING CAREER Havana Awaits Castro OUCIUYY Amarillo where snow was fall ing and Bitter cold gripped the north ern half of the state and the forecast called foistill colder weather Saturday night and Tendegree weather fore Worth area which also would be Page 5 Weather Traps Huge Football Fans huge Air Force mis and some more of those luckless Rose Bowl got stranded in Liberal today as an Inch of new snow fell over six inches of old snow and mak ing driving extremely hazard Liberal was anything but lib eral to the Rose Bowl About 600 were stranded here shortly before New Years en route to Ten to mostly from were strand ed here today enroute from the As far as could be no one got caught here The big missile drew the ma jor attention of this southwest Kansas town as it too al though it was believed to be a mighty Atlas that could soar through the grounded by a little The snow fell off and on most of the covering the slick highways left when ast Wed nesdays 10inch fall melted for one then froze The mighty missile was bo Ing hauled on a truck with steering wheels on both ends when it was forced to a halt m front of the Spur Hotel on Highway dwarfing the build POLAR BEARS was 32 degrees New Years Day at when 17 mem bers of the Polar Bear Club gathered on the shores of Lake Michigan for their an nual Unable to find open water near the the Bears waded and dunked in the ice and slush Skin divers in the background were dressed a little AP liie missile was covered with See Page 5 3 Bearded veterans of the vic torious Fidel Castro rebel forces took over the national capitol building in the heart of Havana today and occupied two military fortresses on the city outskirts without firing a American tourists and stu dents continued to leave Cuba as rapidly as possible following departure of 500 on a rescue ship The city was quiet while awaiting the triumphant entry of Castro and Provisional Presi dent Manuel Urrutia to mark the triumphant end of the twoyear rebellion that overthrew Presi dent Fulgencio Batista and sent him fleeing into An airliner was dispatched from the International Airport outside Havana to fly to San the provisional seat oi rebel government in Oriente to bring Castro and Jrrutia About rebel troops hac arrived in The rebe high command established its headquarters in the skyscraper building of the CMQ radio net The building was cordon ed off by armscarrying rebe A detachment led by Albert Mora took possession of the na tional Mora is th nephew of former congressmai Menelao Mora who was killed in an attack he led on the pres idential palace in Units under command of an other Castro Camil occupied the Cuba See Page 5 Batistas Flight Surprise To Wore Victims Recorded For Texas Violence By The Associated Press The holiday death toll for New Years in Texas climbed to 31 by early Saturday with only 11 killed in traffic In the Department of Public Safety reported that it missed its guess of 180 Christ masNew Year holiday deaths jy The DPS counted 136 violent deaths attributable to the As in The Associated Press sount for the New Years per there was a sharp drop in raffic deaths reported by DPS The list could be revised up ward slightly with some of the injured dying or by unreported Homer state public safety noted that a full force of high way patrolmen were on full duty throughout the holiday See TEXAS Page 5 officials apparently had no advance tip that Fulgencio Batistas strong man Cuban government would fold up New Years One official says We had no advance inkling whatever that Batista would announce his or that he was planning to step There was an unusual number of requests for visas by high ranking Cuban officials after the middle of But scores of Cubans from all walks of life spend the holidays in The Slate Department says the appearance of Secre tary of State Roy Rubottom be fore the Senate Foreign Rela tions Committee Wednesday for a report on Cuba was just a Wayne Morse told newsmen after Rubottoms appearance thai the State De partment official had made no The new flag becomes official on Independence Day next July It will not be flown on gov See Page 5 Pertinent Data On Newcomer 3 UPI and figures on the new est It discovered by Vitus ki Danish explorer em by found Bering Strait in 1728 and Alas ka in William secretary of state under President An drew bought1 Alaska in 1867 for Opponents of the purchase called it Se wards Alaska was officially made a territory on the same year Arizona and New last states admit ted to the grant ed statehood It covers square miles Congressmen Go On Payroll Noon Saturday WASHINGTON UPI the first session of the 86th Congress will not get under way until the terms of all the House members and of the newly elected Sena tors start as of noon Members go on to the payroll automatically at that al though they will not be sworn in and able to vote until after ceremonies at the opening ses By BILL WILKS 3 UPI James Jimmy famed avia tion today aimed for a new The man who led the first in World Friday as bombing of Tokyo War II took over sion on The Constitution fixes noon had a population of in estimated at Alaskas capital is Jurieau its flower is the ForgetMeNot and its official bird is the Wil low Fear Record Holiday Slaughter prediction about the civil strife then under way in See Page 5 Bank Deposits Gain Over Fall Deposits in the Corsicana banks as of December showed an increase of over September 24 de posits and a decrease of over the previous It was shown by statements of deposits by bank officials Sat The federal comptroller of the currency and state banking de partment called for statements Total deposits of the banks here at the close of Dec were as compared with one year and as of September of 3 for the start of the terms of newlySleeted mem bers of It also sets this as the time for starting the new but permits Con gress to provide The outgoing 85th Congress passed a law last year postpon ing the opening of the new Con gress until primarily be cause of 3 falling on a Sat The Democratic majorities In both the Senate and the House will shoot us as the 85th Con Sea Page 10 Building Total Down But More Homes Started Corslcanas overall building In 1958 was off the high pace set in 1957 by almost but despite this decrease there were more new home starts than there were in an endof theyear survey The citys overall construc tion total new construction and repairs amounted to for 1958 compared to head of the Space Technology The STL is responsible for systems engi neering and technical direction of the Air Force ballistic missile Looking back on a long ca ieer which saw him blaze trails in Doolittle said he liked the idea of establishing new frontiers in Space after is just a con tinuation of aircraft he STL is the civilian counter part of the Air Force ballistic missile division which is com See Page 6 NEW 3 A blonde believed to be a frustrated wouldbe moth snatched a twoandahalf hourold baby girl from her crib in a Brooklyn hospital nursery shortly before midnight Tuesday She apparently waited four hours for the op The kidnaping of the seven pound unnamed daughter of lawyer Frank and his at touched off a 13state search for a five seven 140pound bleached blonde in her early or She was believed to have gained access to Peters hos pital during visiting hours the purpose of taking the first Nikoyan Hay Nake Is Due Sunday 3 UK Soviet Deputy Premier Anastas Mikoyan may make a tour of the United States after talks with Ambassador Mikhail Men shikov here next who ranks second only to Soviet Premier Nikita reached Copenha gen from Moscow Saturday on the first leg of a trip shrouded with much secrecy presumably for security He is expected to arrive In New York Sunday and possibly travel from Ihere to Washing ton by automobile later in the baby she could lay her hands Police inspector Alfred Pa narella said he was optimistic about the fate of the Chionchio who occupied the first crib inside the nursery See PageT Soviets Glory In Propaganda Edge Attained CALLED LAST COSMIC TRIP REHEARSAL Space Vehicle To Reach Lunar Area Tonight 3 UPI Russias moon rocket Is hurtling through space so fast It will overshoot the its primary and streak on toward the it was announced Spectacular First The Moonik will either orbit around the sun as the first man made or smash into It and The Russians said this was the first time that man had achieved a speed allowing a rocket to break away from the earths gravity pull and soar into interplanetary A spokesman called It a true last rehearsal for the real cosmic journey to the This spectacular first for Sov iet science overshadowed the fact that the with Its last stage vill pass by its primary goal The area of the The rocket was speeding at approximately miles an hour and was scheduled to ar rive in the moon area at 7 Moscow Sunday 11 EST Travels At 8 EST rocket launched Friday had traveled almost with the moon another miles It will miss the moon by an is Russias top trade reported to have for 140 New Homes There were permits issued fot the start of 140 new homes at an aggregate cost of this past year compared to 127 home starts at an estimated cost of in indicating that downward trend somewhat of the cost of individual dwel The city issued a total of 305 permits for kinds of con struction in the years estimate of with December again this year as it was in 1957 the big In December Ihere was a total of noted for all types of construe See Page 5 named eight United States cities in addition to New York and as places he would like to They are Bos Los Angeles and San No dates for visits to the various cities have been dis closed nor have any announce ments been made of who and what he may wish to He is to seek talks with industrialists and farmers during the pro posed By STERLING 3 Am ericans talk too Even their satellites The Rus sians dont say anything until they get I suppose they must be pretty sure to reach the This was a Swedish night watchmans reaction to news of the moonbound Soviet The closer the Soviet rocket approached the moon to the greater was the praise for the Soviet Union building up from Communists and non Communists around the With the rocket more than half way along celestial High way 1 to the scien tists and commentators saw lit tle chance of its going There was an almost com plete agreement that the rock et would reach the area of the moon about 11 EST to as the Russians have said It A few in Western European See Page 5 Pilots To Get Cardiac Tests See Page 5 Ownership Claim Possible Russian Move S The launching of Russias moon probe set Western space ex perts to wondering today wheth er the Kremlin would consider a rocket hit sufficient basis for a claim to ownership of the By United Press International On peaceful country roads and at noisy city Americans killed themselves at a nearrecord rate during the first holiday of the brand new Safety experts were shocked at the steadilyclimbing They revised their forecast and said the long holiday would bring death to more than 400 persons if the rate There were no signs it would eAtInoon 66 hours after the New Year holiday the United Press International counted 238 traffic Al accidents killed 34 persons during 3f by 11 by and 55 from other Californias traffic toll of 28 the highest among the Pennsylvania and New York were next with 17 each followed by Michigan and Wisconsin with U Two dangerous peak periods vere yet to Saturday light and Sunday it was would bring big boosts o the traffic The weath er wasnt helping In many areas icy pavement made driving a The National Safety hoping the nation had learned a lesson from the Christmas iraffic toll of set the New Years holiday estimate at This would be but 40 more than Jie toll of a normal January nonholiday 102hour But before the holiday was half over the count was running so high a council spokesman said the earlier figure probably would be topped and the count may exceed The toll was running ahead ol the 1956 New Years holiday when 412 were The worst New Years traffic record was in when 423 were The toll is running at an alarming and tragic the council spokesman Ap parently the shock of the Christ mas toll wasnt great enough to hold down the New Years toll as we Fire killed At Conners three small girls died n flames 15 minutes after their mother fired up a coal The family lived in a log At flames that a fireman spread like a riowtorch killed Alan His body was found just a few feet from a window in his third loor S UPI Another year with out n traffic fatality has been completed by Chanutes chief of police Tom sent a tele gram to George Dock ing At the end of 1958 we have completed an other year for a total of eight and onehalf years without n traffic fatality In this city of Morehead doubts If this rec ord can be matched by many FALSE ALARMS COSTLY 3 Allen of was given a fine and a oneyear su spended sentence yesterday for turning in two false said he had been drinking Tuesday night and did not realize what he was doing when he pulled the alarm S All airline pilots 35 and older have been ordered to take tests aimed at detecting heart The Civil Aeronautics Board says its order calling for elec trocardiographlc In addition to current medical will become effective July The board said there have been several instances in recent years where pilots died in the cockpit in flight or just before takeoff as the result of heart Ordinarily a territorial claim requires physical possession of the territory by one or more ex but It Is not certain whether this terrestrial tradition would apply In There was much Informal dis cussion of the possibility of a Russian moon claim at the Inter national Astronautical Congress in Amsterdam last American lawyer Andrew president of the con tried hard to get the Rus sian delegation to go on record as renouncing any territorial ambitions on the The Russians sidestepped skil Haley and some others feared the Russians might consider tho planting of flags on the moon as tantamount to a claim of sov According to Moscow radio the rocket launched Fri day carries pennants with the coat of arms of the USSR and the formal Inscription Union of Soviet Poclallst January A second possibility that oc curred to Westerners at Amster dam was that Russia might See Page 10 Demand Faster Effort FORECAST OF THINGS TO Bearded rebel leader Fide whose forces overthrew Cuban President Fulgencio showed his optimism in May 1957 by leading his men In a rousing cheer at their mountain hide out in eastern Cubas Wirephoto AP By STANLEY MEISLER Russias hammerandslckle dec orated rocket rushed toward the moon leaving in its trail another major challenge for the United States in the battle of space A congressional demand tor more American moon shots came shortly before the Rus sians reported their rocket had streaked farther into space than any manmade object has ever gone The Soviet Union predicted the rocket would reach the vi cinity of the moon by 7 m Moscow time 11 m At that time fit moon will be about mile from the Deputy Soviet Premier Anas tas by coincidence or is expected to ar rive in New York in a hours later for his visit to the United So confident of their rockets success were the Russians thn they began talking about pre paring a manned expedition to he The Russians say their cos mic ship weighs about ounds without A British scientist estimated the weight of all rocket stages at an as tounding 250 Moscow radio termed the Rus sian moon launched Fri the first successful inter planetary Scientists Lhroughout the world tended to The Soviet which glowed like an artificial comet at may prod offi cials into accepting a House Space Committee proposal to rush more shots at the The Air Force and the Army have tried to strike the moon or shoot a rocket beyond It four The closest they came was miles int about onethird of thj way to the The Russians say their rocket zoomed past tha mark early The Soviets said the rocko had reached second cosmic This has been described as the speed needed to send a space ship from earth to a plac Reaching that reported speed have prompted Moscow Radio to announce Soviet prep arations to equip an expedition to the moon that would es tablish an observatory and an Intermediary base there for fu ture space The broad in added no fur ther Even before the Soviet an nouncement of tho House Space Commutes urged the Air Force to two more attempts to hit thi A new try by the Army already has been sibly for early next An official of the Difense De partments Advanced Research Projects Agency said It had learned of the Russian probe tempt before Moscow Radios The timing ol the House committees unani mous resolution and the Soviet Sea ;