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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - January 5, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHER FORECAST Partly cloudy and not so cold through Tuesday with low to night near Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 11 12 1 3 18 23 28 32 1 34 36 38 Complete SVsathor Report on Marlisl HJHomeof the Daily Sun and SemiWeekly Mornina Lkht LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL MARKETS AT A GLANCE NEW 6 early rally governments mill and commis sion house CHICAGO Wheat Lower scattered Corn Irregular mixed in light Hogs cents to higher top Cattle Slaughter steers steady to 25 cents higher top AP TELEMATS 181 PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS Texas Enjoys Respite As Cold Front Noted ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft Havana Province Placed Under Martial Law MOTHER CHOOSES JAIL radio and televisioncritic of the New York Herald holds her 8 as she contemplates the 10day jai sentence she must Miss Torre refused to divulge the source of an item in her column concerning singer Judy Gar land in which she quoted a Columbia Broadcasting System ex ecutive which resulted in a libel suit against CBS by Miss Goes To Prison NEW E Television columnist Marie Torre was sent to the Hudson county womens prison for 10 days Monday for contempt of court in refusing to disclose the source of a news The 34yearold mother of two was placed in the custody of marshal in federal court after a oneminute proceeding in which her attorney told Judge Sylvester Ryan Miss Torre had not changed her mind about reveal ing the source of the disputed Accompanied by a mar Miss Torre left for the New Jersey jail by automobile at The Herald Tribune columnist accompanied to court by her television producer Hal who told news men I am proud of We have never made a decision that we didnt make We talk ed this Miss Torre told fellow report ers If by serving this term I have contributed to legislation pro tecting a newspaper mans it will be She said her decision to go to See Page 10 Rayburn To Be 77 On Tuesday House Speaker Sam Rayburn reaches his 77th birth day The Texan will meet with fel low Democratic congressmen in the morning at a party caucus to map plans for the 86th Con which convenes Wednes A birthday reception in his honor will be given during th evening by Dale Wash ington represenlative of the Dallas Chamber of Commerce and Born 1882 in Roan Rayburn went to Texas with his parents when a child and was reared a farm in the northeastern part of the Once speaker of the Texas the Bonham legisla tor was elected to Congress in He has been speaker of the House since 1940 ex cept for four years when th Republicans were in the major than any other man in REASON FOR HEW ACTION NOT GIVEN Urrutia Capital Entry City Disorderly By FRANCIS MCARTHY law was declar ed throughout Havana Province on orders from rebel leader Fi del Castro There was no explanation for the but observers speculated it was made to ease the triumphant entry into the capital of Castro and provisional President Man uel Contacts Tower There was considerable mys ery about Urrutias arrival in His plane made con act with the control tower at Rancho Boyeros Internationa Airport shortly after 11 Airport sources said the plane carrying him from Santiago anded shortly How the sources said he re mained in the refusing to leave it until the Presidentia Palace was evacuated by forces of the revolutionary directorate A spokesman for the direc torate said he did not believe there would be any difficulty in surrendering the palace to the provisional Order Road Lined The control tower at Havanas Rancho Boyeros Airport report ed it had made contact at with the plane carrying gee Page Officers Given Slender Clues In Baby Theft NEW 5 Fohce and FBI agents worked on a slender string of clues to day in an effort to find two dayold Lisa Rose Chionchio stolen from her hospital bassi net Friday night just two an onehalf hours after she About 20 telephone calls ha been received up to early toda on a special line set up by po lice to receive any in con on the whereabouts o the sevenpound Polici said some were from cranks They declined to describe oth The best clues so far appar ently were childs hospita garments found Saturday in ar abandoned Brooklyn tenement and the descriptions of twi missing women who resemblei the believed One Is i strated mother convicted o a similar kidnaping from a San See Page 2 GRANDMOTHER KILLED Va 5 UPI A 78yearold delivering newspaper for her 15yearold grandson was struck and killed by an automobile near here loday Ada Corbilt Bunting whose grandson was tooi over his carrier route this morn She was struck by a ca driven by Ernest Transmitters Stop Work On Soviet Rocket Ikes Defense Plans Draw Quick Fire 5 UPI Eisenhower outlined a defense budget of 000 to congressional leaders to day and ran into immediate Democratic criticism that his administration is not going far ther and faster in its military and space Leaders Comment Senate Democratic Leader Lyndon Johnson told newsmen after 2 12hour White House budget briefing that he is disappointed in the failure o boost funds for the two criti ical Johnson refused to give any specific figures on proposed mil itary But Alex ander Wiley who left the conference said the defense figure was Speaker Sam Rayburn was See Page 2 McGill Dies Monday In Houston Clinic 5 Wl William civil defense chief in Texas and widelyknown newsman and died at Anderson Hospital In Houston the governors office McGill had neon In the hos pital for many months for treatment of He was a native of McGill was manager of student publications at the University of professor and lecturer In and former pres ident of the ExStudents of the McGill was named by Lee ODanicl as head of a Texas development In he became state defense co COTTON OIL MILL FIRE LOSS ESTIMATE A fiercely burning origin of which is yet to be deter caused an estimated 000 damage to the extracting unit of the Southland Cotton Oil East Seventh avenue at South Seventh Sat urday night as firemen battled blaze in subfreezing weath er more than three Tha He is survived by his Neta McGill and other McGill was graduated from Corsicana High 1916 and wa employed by the Corsicana Sun before entering the University of He served in World War I and returned to the Uni versity to graduate in Funeral arrangements are in Bonn Bluntly Rebuffs Soviets Germany today delivered a de cisive no to the Soviet proposals to turn West Berlin into a de militarized free In a note handed to the Kremlin today West Germany backed completely the Western decision to defend the outpost city Soviet The note said the federal gov ernment feels itself respons ible for the entire German peo ple because it is the only freely elected German Four Billions Paid Jobless In Past Year estimated four billion dol lars in jobless benefits were paid to eight million unemploy ed workers in recessionscarred Secretary of Labor James in making these fig ures public said the amount of benefits was almost double any other The average benefit per week was a record exceeding the 1957 average by more than replaced drily allittle more than onethird of wages lost because of Mitchejl About workers ex hausted their rights to Mitchell Temporary extension of benefit periods in 22 states allowed of them to receive an additional 400 million dollars in benefits once the program went into ef fect in Mitchell said Sunday that substantial pools of unemploy ment may continue well into this But he also predicted nonfarm jobs would hit a rec ord peak of about 60 million in 1959 ns the economy bounced from last years There were jobless in the last counl made by the Mit chell said he expects the figure to rise in January and February as it docs every Find Abandoned Sub Off Spain SAN Spain 5 UPI Two Spanish fishing vessels reported by radio today they taken In low an unidentified submarine found drifting on the high The fishing boats Virgen Del Coro and Virgen Del Carmen said In a radio message picked up by the Mount Igueklo mari time radio here that the sub marine appeared to have no crew The radio message said the submarine was of about 60 tons displacement and carrlec the marking first alarm came in at Estimate of the loss was giv n by Frank mill man and Fire Chief Charley The loss was covered by Dickson said Monday the mill will be closed approxi mately six weeks while the Irfi damaged electrical equipment Is replaced and the roof is re Shortly after the original alarm was turned eight pieces of all of the departments largest firefight arrived at the The fire had made good headway before firemen ar and had already burned through the roof at one end of the extracting Chief Tie man Manager Dickson said the fire See OIL Page 10 Gain In Postal Receipts Noted Corsicana showed a sizeable increase in postal receipts in 1958 over that of the proceed ing it Yas announced Monday by Edgar Rittersbacher and Assistant Postmaster In the Corsicana post of fice registered overall sales of as compared to 19573 total of with part of the gain brought about due to the increase in postage effective The year 1957 postal receipts top the mark for the first with steady gains being registered each of the proceeding years of the past decade ending with The decade record for this office ran as follows 1949 1950 1951 51601 1952 1953 76 1955 1956 957 and 1958 NAACP Irked With Unions NEW The National for Ihe Ad vancement of Colored People has complained to the AFLCIO that racial discrimination still practiced in In a memorandum addressed to Boris director of the AFLCIO Civil Rights Depart the NAACP charged that many unions still exclude ne groes or confine them to segre gated Some unions negoliate con tracts limiting negroes lo men ial jobs or depriving them seniorily and promotion the association Sewell Charges Grand Jurors On Delinquency District Judge James Sewell charged a newly impaneled grand jury Monday morning to investigate anything that might encourage Juvenile delinquency m Navarro In making his charges to the Judge Sewel As whole we have a lawabiding want to keep it that Tho following persons were selected to serve Tekell and Mur all of Corsicana Wade Price and Earl Kerens Blooming Grove 3uy Emhouse and Aaron Howell was selected as fore Tho position of door bail iff went to Steen and rid ing bailiff to Frank Following a by Judge the body wont into ses sion Judge Sewell made the usua charges concerning gambling bawdy houses to the gram jury and informed its members that they had the right to in vestigate the procedures of any county official or In additional district court action Monday Judge Sewell called the nonjury docket and presided over hearing on1 an pend ing divorce Saturday Meet Loyal Demos Set In Austin liber a Democratic leadership called on loyal county chairmen throughout the state today attend a State Executive Com mittee meeting In Austin Sat urday and push for party regis Randolph of Hous Texas national democratic commtteewonian and statewide chairman of the Democrats ol Texas DOT mailed oul pleas for a mass turnout of The executive named in Septembers state con will hold Its Initial meeting For the first county chairmen from each of the states 254 coun ties have been Invited to at Randolph called meet ing of the DOT executive hoard for Friday also in Aus to set the state for anoth Sce Page 10 5 radio transmitters in the Soviet moon rocket stopped working 62 hours after the man made planet was The Soviet Tass news agency said the rocket had soared 000 miles from earth and was continuing its flight into orbit around the With the exhaustion of re sources feeding reliable radio communications with the rocket ceased on the fifth January at about 10 Moscow time 2 Tass By that Tass the rocket had flown for 62 hours and was kilometers miles from The program of observations and scientific investigation of the rocket has been Tass Up until the news agen y reliable radio communi cation between the rocket and earth had been It enabled observa tions to be made of the move ment of the rocket and mada it possible to obtain information on the working of scientific ap paratus aboard In two more the rocket will enter ita periodic orbit as an artificial planet of the Tass Its orbit will See Page 2 Vicious Winds Drive Arctic Eastward By United Press Internattonnl snow and bitting cold chilled most of the nation today and growers feared that citrus crops might be endangered in Southern Florida by early Tues Vicious winds drove the arc tic outbreak into the Atlantic states and rose above the 40 mile per hour mark In gusts from the Virginia coast to New Temperatures were under the zero mark across the plains slates and through the northern Readings of 10 15 degrees helow zero were fore cast for western and central Pennsylvania Monday Near Blizzard conditions were predicted for parts of Now York State on the south shore of Lake On the west sleet and Sec Page 10 Dulles Cancels Trip To Canada o UPI Secretary of Stale John Fos ter Dulles today cancelled plans to fly to Ottawa for a Joint US Canadian economic meeting because he is suffering from a virus Stale doparlmcnt press offi cer Lincoln White told report ers Dulles had developed the illness early Sunday He aald that while it is today boiler and under control Dulles had cancelled his Iravel plans on advice of his FRIGID BLOW WITHSTOOD FAIRLY WELL Several Schools Closed Industrial Gas Use Curbed By The Associated Press Temperatures over Texas climbed toward normalcy again Monday after three days of rec ord cold that sent the thermo meter far below zero in the Pan At least six deaths were at tributed to the severe aoma industries were curtailed and a few schools but on the whole the state withstood the arctic blast fairly Clouds Save Valley i The Lower Rio Grande Valley heaved another big sigh of re lief as heavy clouds again pre vented a general freeze in that area Sunday A few points in the Valley had temperatures slightly below freezing but citrus and vege tables crops were believed to have escaped heavy The temperature early Mon day dropped to 31 at Browns 29 at Raymondvillo and 30 at Bitter In Panhandle It was another bitter night in the Panhandle and North Tex but the Weather Bureau said there would be a graduaUrlse in temperature during Dalhart had a low of 4 below Industries In many cities con tinued on a curtailed aftejsvv companies a 75 per in their gas Tho order was lifted at Officials of Lone Star Gas explained that this was apre cautionary move to insure plenty of fuel for The greatest See Page 10 Fuel Shortage Closes 3 Units Corsicana Area county along with the remainder of the state Monday surveyed the severest weather of years and expected consider able damage to bo revealed when the weather thaws1 to ctci The Lone Star Gas Company In Corsicana aa a part of a statewide program of this util ity curtailed three industries here 75 per cent as a precau tionary according to District Manager George Wil The industries affected were the Chattanooga Class American Rock Wool corporation and the Cor sicana Laundry and Full service was resumed at Low 10 Degrees The high and low readings on the government thermometer here for Sunday and Monday were the and The low at 7 Monday was 14 Ranchers and stockmen wera watching their livestock and in See LOCAL Page 10 Weather Cuts Holiday Deaths By United Press International Frigid weather and determin ed law enforcement held traffic fatalities below estimates in the New Years holiday safety spokesmen said The Christmas holiday figure also was below The National Safety Council had estimated traffic accidents would kill 390 persons during the 102hour New Years holiday beginning at 6 Wednes But a United Press Interna tional count showed the nalion had 376 deaths in Fires took 58 plane accidents and other causes for an overall total of As was the case during the Christmas holiday of the same California again record ed the most this time North Carolina and Penn sylvania had 22 each New York State 21 Ohio Illinois Michigan and Texas We are thankful bolh the Christmas and New Years tolls were below preholiday estimates after each had threatened to set a new alltima tor that particular holiday said a National Safety Council We believe the contributing factors in holding down the New Years toll after a very bad start were the allout efforts of traffic enforcement bad weather which gave an obvious warning of extreme and the public service performed by public officials and the media in constantly reminding drivers of slippery The Council had estimaled 620 persons would duringthe Christmas United Press Inlernalional counled Only the District of Columbia and Wyoming rs ported no traffic dealhs during the New Years about 350 persons would die in Iraffic accidenls during nonholiday period of the same duration in early Jan Safety experts at first feared a near record traffic toll when a spurt in fatalilies New Years Day senl the rate ahead of that in 1956 when UP counted 412 second worst on See Page 10 By The Associated Press The long New Years weekend in Texas brought violent death to 47 most of them djing in shootings and At last 13 had died in traffic The cold wave killed six The Associated Press start ed its Texas count at 6 31 and ended it Sunday 4 at a total of 84 The latest deaths recorded included Buster Clyde was found shot to death in Dal las apartment A pistol was A Missouri Kansas Texas freight train struck a car Sun day at a crossing in and killed of The village is 10 miles north of At Rio Grande a tavern affray resulted in the fatal stabbing Saturday night of Luis of La Alton 53 of Hous ton was injured fatally in a collision at an inlersection there TEXAS Page 2 NEW is the design of Ihe new 49 star United flag designated in Washington by President Eisenhower in an executive This photo was released by the White The new flag becomes official next July AP Mikoyan Ignores Picket Line By JAMBS KILGALLKN 5 UPI Deputy Soviet Premier Anaslas Mikoyan drove paal shouting Hungarian pickets out side the State Department to breezed by newsmen and television then sat down with Secretary of State John Foster Dulles for an in formal accompanied by Soviet Ambassador Mikhail arrived at the de partment two minutes late In an Embassy He either ignored or did not even hear the Mikoyan go home chant of pickets re presenting former Hungarian polilical The seven parading across Ihe slreel from Ihe Slate carried placards deploring the blood of Rus sian aggression and urging that Mikoyan go Some of them began chanting the go home slogan as the limousine pulled under the The visiting Soviet Deputy Premier was met at the en trance by Wiley the Stale Departments chief of The parly passed through a cordon of newsmen at the cn breezd past newsreel television cameras set up in the and was taken to an ele vator that whisked them to the fifth A Secret Service man shoved Mikoyan Into the waiting ele He then blocked en Irance to a second elevator walling for newsmen unlil the doors of the first one closed be hind the Soviet Once Ihe newsmen and pholographnrs jammed in lo nmall diplomatic reception room outside Dulles office where Ihe diminutive Mikoyan was almost lost from posluring at the told you must think that a large part of the population of the United States is engaged in taking pic Your press Is very Mikoyan Informed sources said Miko yan will leave Tuesday or Wed nesday for Cleveland to start a planned crosscountry He expects to be in Detroit in Chicago and leave for the West Coast Friday night or Saturday morn These sources said Mikoyan expects to return here the 15th or Mikoyan already has had a quick look at the sights of Washington and a peep at such capitalistic gadgets as dough popcorn and orange juice He planned lo attend a dinner tonight given by Eric Johnston for congression al and other American leaders at Johnstons Motion Picture Association of America Head Allkoyan would be pleas he to see President El senhower while In the United States on his two week visit which will take to olher But no appoint ment with Elsenhower has been set up as The 2 man In the Soviet government Is about 5 foot black mustachod and sallow He was friendly enough with the press but avoided any discussion of inter ;