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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - January 7, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHEB LOCAL cloudy and mild through Thursday with some rain Wednesday Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 11 12 1 I 8 44 46 I 48 50 52 53 54 Compleld Weather Report on Market liiHoineof the Daily SunandSemiWeakly Morning WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL MARKETS AT A GLANCE NEW profit taking stems governments trad ing CHICAGO profit Oats Lower with to 50 cents low er top steers steady to 50 cents higher top AP TELEMATS 183 PAGES PRICE FIVE CENT3 Multiple Challenges Confront 86th Congress DEATH remove the body of one of seven Air Force studentairmen killed in a fire at a dormitory in The dead were trapped in the prefab build ing when a winddriven fire flashed through the onestory Thirteen other airmen were injured in the AP Wirephoto Fire Deaths Climbing By United Press International A cold wave which invaded the nation at the close of the New Year weekend was blamed for an outbreak of fires across the nation which took a heavy toll in lives arid property dam A United Press Internationa count showed at least 44 per sons died in fires since Moh High which frequently ed efforts to fight the which injured at least nine fire Fourteen Including seven airmen in a single died in New York state six were killed in Mississippi five in Virgina four in West Virginia two in California and one each in Ala bama and Property damage appeared to climb well into millions of dol A father and his five children died today in a predawn fire at their home in See Page 3 Bride Admits Being Confused MENLO 7 bride of two weeks has an explanation for abandoning a station wagon on railroad tracks where it was struck by a causing more than a dozen commuter trains to be delayed up to 30 She said she was Edward told Police Chief George Potter that when she drove her hus band to catch the train to San Francisco before it was the first time she had driven into downtown Menlo She said she became confus ed in rain and got out of the auto and walked 12 blocks Bitter Weather Begins Moderating By United Press Internatlianal Gusty winds whipped the Northeast for the third straight but bitter cold tempera tures began moderating Wed nesday under the influence of a Western storm The storm Tuesday turned fire blackened drought sec tions of Southern California in to a sea of mud as rains up to inches doused the Los Angeles As the storm system moved Gales Batter Several Ships Over Atlantic By United Press International An icy gale battered ships over a wide stretch of the Atlantic Ocean Coast Guard stations along the Atlantic seaboard reported at least five disabled ships try ing to keep afloat in giant waves and violent The Coast Guard said two merchant one with a widening crack in her main were rolling in 40foot seas off the East Coast of Three disabled includ ing a Coast Guard were battling 50foot waves in waters off New according to the Coast Guard at The Norfolk Coast Guard said the 450foot freighter African See Page fl It sent temperatures soaring into the 50s in Eastern Colorado and Western Kansas in contrast to subzero readings during the northerly winds which reached 70 miles an hour again plagued New York City Tues The combination of cold and high winds were blamed for a rush of fires in the city which killed five persons and injured 11 The force winds also top pled trees and utility turned the Eastern end of Long Island into a miniature dust bowl which forced the closing of schools in the heart of the potato growing Snows drifted over highways See Page 8 Alaskan Chief Is Hospitalized 7 William who has spent most of his time as gov ernor of this new state in the was resting comfort ably today after undergoing was inaugurated as the first governor of the new state of Alaska last Four hours after the ceremony he entered the during a fourhour surgeons removed his gall blader and a gall They termed the operation a complete success and said Egan was in good Vr ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft Eaton Host To Russian Official OHIOAN IS IN FAVOR OF HUGE LOANS Mikoyan Starts Extended Tour Around Nation Deputy Premier Anastas Mikoyan arrived here today to spend the day a guest of financierindustrialist Cyrus The Soviet official and his par ty were welcomed with a warm handshake by but ban ners on a group of 100 some with license which assembled at Hop kins Airport some two hours before Mikoyans ar rival from were not so home and take Eaton with you was one of the sentiments expressed on placards carried by six organizations in the protest Conspicious in the crowd were lifesize pictures of Mikoyan and bearing the caption Poison one banner read Mi killer More than 100 policement were on hand to guard Mikoyan and the seven other in cluding Mikhail Rus sian ambassador to and Mikoyans but there was no indication of vio Police Chief Frank Story said his men would not interfere with the protest demonstration un See Page 8 Charge Woman Sough To Hire Husband Killed 7 UP A 38yearold mother has been charged with conspiring with two Louisiana men to kill her husband for his insurance Baudell who on Sunday moved from Angleton to Pasadena with her husband and three Is being held in county Also charg ed before Justice of Peace Tom Maes was Siess James West of Another Pineville man is being held in jail at Angleton but has not been The charges allege Ber ger and the two men conspired to kill Walter a who was stunned and shocked when informed of the charges filed against his Berger has a insurance Westbrook and the other man all are I feel nervous and Berger said upon learning of the arrest of his The whole thing came as a surprise to Im going to help I Jail attendants said Ber See Page 3 JERUSALEM GETS RAIN JERUSALEM Holy Lands longest drougth in mem ory ended Tuesday The which continued were the first in 11 Castro Will Steer Clear Of Reds By ALLEN Cubas revolu tionary indicated today the islands provisional govern ment will steer clear of diplo matic relations with the Soviet Union and other Communist The newspaper Diario de la Marina quoted Castro as saying in an interview it is his per sonal opinion Cuba should not maintain relations with any dic The newspaper said Castro had been asked about relations with other countries and es pecially the Soviet Union as he continued his slow trip to Ha Communist propaganda has praised Castro and attack ed the regime of the fallen Ful gencio Castro also lashed out against dictatorships in an interview televised in saying they are a menace for Diario de la Marina also quot ed Castro as saying a rebel law confiscating all British goods in Cuba still is on the books but is subject to ratification by the provisional Castro did not say this wouil be explaining that he does not wish to make statements indicating he is In terfering with the government of provisional President Manual Castro ordered the confisca tion when Britain was selling arms to the government of Ful gencio The Cabinet of Urrutia work ed far into Tuesday night pre paring a new constitution fov the interim period until elec tions are held in 18 to 24 months The basic law will replace the 1940 constitution of The work of weeding out rem nants of the dictatorship gath ered Urrutia appointed Luis Orlan do his minister of as defense minister Rodriguez first order cre ated military police to enforce Another order forbids any militiamen or any person car rying arms to drink alcoholic Shots were fired just outside The Associated Press office early apparently by arm ed militiamen pursuing some Batista supporters in an auto A single monolithic revohition the despite Cubas tradition of fiercely partisan Abolition of all existing par reported under considera would pave the way for some such party All candidates in the Batista elections of 1954 and 1958 also may be banned from political The government already has dismissed all provincial gov and councilmen and presumably will fill their places with civilian One leading politician appar ently exempt from the political ban would be former President Carlos Prio whom Ba tista overthrew In a coup in Prio fled to Miami and did not return until the victory last week of Fidel Castros re Will Freeze Funds Informed sources jam othe cabinet decrees would freeze the private bank accounts of ah Batista officials and stop pay ment on all checks outstanding was how against the It much this could recover for the government since the custom for ary party may be one result otj Cubans profiting most from the government has been to bank in the United States or Earlier Tuesday Urrutias cabinet dissolved sus pended the criminal courts and announced it would rule by de cree until elections are Revolutionary courts leportedly will be set up to try now an exile in the Dominican and other officials of the regime who may be charg Urrutia has said he would de mand Batistas extradition from the Dominican The demand presumably will be re jected by the Dominican dicta Generalissimo Rafael Tru Embassies Crowded Several hundred Batista sup porters have taken refuge in various foreign embassies in Ha but the new regime has not indicated whether it would the Latin American tra dition of safe conduct out of the country for political oppon Castro supporters in Havana impatianetly awaited the arriv al of their bearded who continued his slow triumph al march from the eastern end See Page 3 Reminds Reds Helped LARGEST r WITH ALASKA Alaskans Draw Senate Terms 7 UPI Ernest Gruenlng of Alaska will serve four years in the Senate and his Bob will serve two a drawing determin ed The two Democrats from the nations newest state settled the length of their terms in a rare before the full Senate shortly after they were sworn Gruening drew first and pull ed a slip from a man dolinshaped box which bore the number which means he will be a class III senator with a fouryear Bartlett picked out a slip which bore the num ber which means he will be a class II senator with a two year A third slip In the box bore number which means class I This would have meant a sixyear term had It See Page 3 Man Survives Hours Trapped Underground Jan workman trapped for more than 12 hours at the bot tom of a collapsed cesspool was rescued A heavy crane finally jerked loose a metn casing pinning Leslie Staffords foot at the bottom of the 25foot hole and he pulled himself who up until then had spent eight agonizing hours trying to free was rush ed to a His rescuers said he appeared to be in excel lent Because of the close quarters and the danger of shifting no one could reach Staffords He had to do the work of freezing his foot He banged away with a chis broke blade after blade on a power and tried unsuccess fully to move the casing with a powerful Finally a crane was backed to position and a hook Stafford fastened the hook to See MANTPage 3 Quemoys Under Heavy Shelling nese Communist shore batteries rained more than shells on the Quemoy outpost Islands today in a renewal of the For mosa Strait the Chi nese Nationalist Defense Minis try A Chinese Communist spokes man said in a broadcast heard in Tokyo that the bombardment was punishment for Nationalist shelling last weekend which Peiping reported killed 48 civi including 23 CITY MASTER PLAN DEAL OKD TO CHECK ON DAM City Commission opened the new year Tuesday with a light business agenda which was covered in an hour and a Principal matters among the business conducted was the formal approval of a contract for the citys master plan by stages nnd authorizing a survey report to reveal damages which has been in curred by a slide on Lake Hal Sharp Decline In Fire Losses Noted For Year A yearend analysis of Cors canas fire losses in 195g shows a sharp decline from the losses registered in Compiled and released by Fire Chief Charley it shows an estimated loss to buildings and contents in 1958 of on property valued at The loss in as estimated by the fire depart was on prop erly valued at Chief Tiernan n6ted that of the 1958 estimated fire ap proximately was cover ed by while In 1957 approximately of the estimated loss was covered by The fire through its fire marshal and made fire hazard inspections in 1958 as compared to in spections in Chief Tieman emphasized that the figures compiled by his department are estimates and confirmation of the accurate losses will be compiled by the State Insurance Checking Of fice In Austin about March See Page 3 Robbed Mother Returns Home NEW 7 Frances is home from the maternity away from the sight of new mothers with crying Her own infant daughter is still Chionchio returned Tuesday to her Brooklyn home from Peters where her child was kidnaped from a nursery Friday only 2 32 hours after The womans John who delivered the sold he had planned to discharge here today or Thurs but after seeing her Tues decided she should leave at berts dam near the filter Chuck Dam Slide City Manager Morgan Works advised the slide or break in the Halbert dam was discover ed a few days ago when grass and weeds were being burned off the back slope of the Preliminary inspection failed to assess and Works con tacted Carl Forrest of Forrest and Dallas who freeofcharge supervised similar slide damage repairs last year to the Lake Corsicana Forrest has suggested the feasibility of making test bor See Page 3 Probers Seek Easier Method To Get Taxes Sen ate InvestigatingCommittee questioned employes of the slate comptrollers office today seeking ways andmeans to im prove and make easier the col lection of Charles Herring of Aus committee sale he felt past legislation caused some confusion in the tax col lection He described them as haphazard and piece There Is some question in my mind whether there couldnt be some improvements for bet ter he The state comptrollers main tax collecting jpb Is that on motor Sam direeloi of the Motor Fuel Tax Division since described the pro cedures used in granting re See Page 8 Death Driver Public Enemy 7 Director Kd gnr Hoover today branded tliR dentil driver its 1iifo lic Enemy 1 nnd called lor sterner punishment of traffic law Obviously disturbed over thn high holiday traffic death Hoover said the Ameri can Dublin must lake posi tive action to avert the tlirent of natlotinl Miklde on the Writing In thn FBIs Law Knforcnnicnt Hoover charged that HNsnssIn Is a vicious criminal and must he treated as a ma jor menace to 7 UPI The United States to day charged Russia with trying to rewrite history to hide the that the Soviet encouraged Hitlers military ambitions and cleared the way for the the Japanese attack on Pearl Har It also renewed charges that Russia is responsible for the continued division of the crisis in Berlin and the trouble and insecurity which has plagued Europe ever since the end of World War The charges were con tained in a 53page booklet re leased by the State Department to refute allegations in Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchevs 27 to the Western big Lhree demanding they evacuate West The lengthy Russian which the allies have contained a series of assertions that the United States and Its allies had at one time encourag ed Hitler and then refused after the war to cooperate with Rus sia to achieve European secur ity and Todays describ ed as an analysis of the Sov iet took up the Russian Page 3 Texans Remain Well Entrenched In Congress JRy 7 W Texas 24 Includ ing Houstons new Democratic Robert moved Into a new session today more en trenched in power than Speaker Sam Rayburn in the House and Democratic leader Lyndon Johnson In the Senate were chief leaders In their sides of the With 63 new Democrats and 19 new Republicans in the 15 new Democrats and 3 new Republicans in the Son the Texas delegation of seasoned lawmakers will as sume even a greater role in the guidance of Only Casey Is a freshman among the Texans In 77 is dean See Page 10 Aliord Takes Seat In House 7 Dale Alford of Little Rock was seated today as a member of the new segregationist who unseated the veteran Brooks Hays last took the oath of office alone In the well of the House after on a voice had adopted a resolution him a to give An objection to Alford taking the oath had been made by John Dingcll Speak er Sam Rayburn di rected the Arkansan to stand aside MEMBERSHIP Republicans In Both Houses Are StrifeStricken 7 UPI The overwhelmingly Democratic 86th congress kicked off its new era session today with a firstround battle over senate rules and the installa tion of new Republican lead ers in both Delay Showdown Parliamentary fireworks pop ed in the Senate shortly after the session was The showdown fight was postpon ed until 10 Thursday only when Senate Democratic Lead er Lyndon Johnson forced adjournment with a roll call The rules fight pitted John son against Vice President Richard Nixon with John son accusing Nixon of freely issuing parliamentary opinions on the opening had just issued a ad visory opinion that the Senate can adopt new rules by a ma jority vote at the opening of any new The not a binding heralded a ter fight over attempts to change the rules and make filibusters easier to Offer Compromise Johnson urged immediate corn sideration of the issue so the senate as a body to reasonable men could get on to more Im portant Johnsoi the antifilibus ter liberals to the draw by introducing a compromise pro See 3 Nixon Advises Revise Rules President Richard Nixon held for the second time In two years today that the Sen ate can adopt new rules by ma jority vote at the opening of any new The Vice Presidents advis ory a binding rul only a halfhour af ter the Senate opened its new session with a bitter fight brew Ing over attempts to change the rules and make fllbusters eas ier to It came shortly after Demo cratic Leader Lyndon John son of Texas announced thattho Senate would take no action on the rules fight As the Senates presiding offi held in his advisory opinion that the Senate at the time was operating under its old but that It has the con stitutional right at the begin ning of each new Congress to decide by majority vote what rules it wants to Liberals seeking a change in the antifilibuster rule are seek ing to put the Senate on record as being able to adopt new rul es at the beginning of any new See Page 3 SYMPATHETIC and Frank whose baby daughter was kidnaped from Brooklyns Peters hospital only hours after read a telegram of consola tion from a San Francisco couple who underwent a similar tragic and Sanford who sent the re gained their baby 9 days after it was snatched from a San Fran cisco hospital in The search for the Chionchio infant cen tered around Coney Island area after a note pinned to a diaper was found in a subway station AP Wirephoto State Revenue Sources Cited 7 UP The governors economy committee recommended today half a doz en ways by which it said the state could improve Its immedi ate or nearfuture financial con dition by The committee of key depart ment heads in a report to Price Daniel suggested these six steps some of which would require no legislative au thorization to increase reve nues All figures for the fiscal two year period except aa Additional personnel for the comptroller to plug loop holes and step up tax collec tions under present Increase In revenue under present franchise tax but with a new formula for inter state Elimination of cigarette and beer tax exemption on mili tary Additional revenue from a more realistic fee system credits and Economics by centralizing capltol housekeeping Funds that would accrue from a conservator statute which would give the state use of unclaimed money and person al All but the figure would be items that would recur every twoyear fiscal said Secretary of State Zollie chairman of the com Under that the state would collect about 20 million dollars Immediately If legisla tion was he and thereafter the collection would he about million each Steakley said that a large part of the total figure would bene fit the general revenue but that precise figures on this are not now Comptroller Robert Cal vert estimated Tuesday the gen eral revenue fund deficit at the close of the current fiscal blen nium would be 65 mil lion The economy committees esti would not rub out the Much of It would require but some of It could materially help If the legislature moved swift Steakley Steakley said that the 30 mil lion dollar biennial Increase in revenue on the franchise tax could be achieved without rais ing the tax but simply by applying a tighter formula to business subject to this Texas he is not as tight as that In most The Legislature could the law making application of the new formula possible be fore May when this tax Is Steakley Steakley figured that the gen eral revenue the one which Is in would receive about threefourths of the new money collectible under item all of item threefourths of Item all of item all of Item The report devotes a great deal of space to the question of transferring balances and sur pluses from numerous exlsiting state outside of general to It makes no recommendation on that sub The idea that the legislature and In transfer the nutr To tne yentrHi fund of the state and thereby acquire vast sums for general appropria ;