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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - January 15, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHEB LOCAL colder Thurs day afternoon and night Cloudy to partly cloudy through Friday low Thursday night near Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 11 12 45 46 49 50 49 47 45 Complete Weather Report on Market HJHomeof the Daily Sun and SemiWeekly Morning Ifrht LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL AP TELEMATS MARKETS AT A GLANCE NEW er metals govern ments commission New Orleans liquidation nearby con higher limited de higher with Hogs to 50 cents lower top Slaughter steers mostly steady top 190 SECTIONS PRICE FIVE CENTS Texas Solans Quit Without Voting Pay SUBCHASING HELICOPTER jet heli copter traveling at 110 miles an hour drops a dummy torpedo in the water near its mother the radar picket destroyer Lar in the first West Coast demonstration off Long of this new tactic in antisubmarine The copter had taken off a moment before from its pad on the destroyers fan carrying its torpedo under the The new using homing torpedoes which seekout is expected to greatly boost the kill capabilities of APWirephoto 14 County Traffic Deaths Past Year Fourteen persons were killed In auto accidents on rural roads in Navarro county in Scott of the Corsicana substation of the highway pa trol reported The 14 deaths grew out of 11 A total of 99 per sons were injured during the year and property damage to taled Navarro Fourth In the 22county Region whose headquarters are in Navarro county was fourth in the number of being topped by Ellis and McLennan McLennan county led the region in deaths with Anderson had six Bell BosqUe Cherokee Comanche Coryell El lis Erath Falls Freestone Hamilton Henderson Hill Hood Russian Farm Programs Flop KANSAS CITY 15 agricultural economic plan is largely a fail Cy said here He recently visited Russia and Its satellites during a five month round theworld Radcliffe said the Soviets worst failure was its inability to produce enough food for its own While 12 per cent of the population can produce enough to feed this ex port and still have a sur 50 per cent of the Russian people cannot produce enough crops to feed their he Addressing the 70th Annual Convention of the Western Re tail Implement and Hardware Radcliffe said that while the Russians are under cutting prices on this countrys farm machinery they are failing at home because of the lack of power Houston Johnson Leon Limestone Mad ison Somervell Thus Madison became the only county in the region to be deathfree for the there were total of 118 fatal accidents in which 155 persons There were 949 personal injury acci property damage accidents for a total of ac A total of persons suffered Propbrty dam age neared the million mark to be December Record In while the re gion was having 12 fatal acci dents in which 18 deaths oc Navarro county did not have a In the acci dent rate was noticeably low for with its two long holiday The county had only four per sonal injury accidents during the There were only 12 property damage for a total of 16 Eight Page 4 Ireland To Get Search For Oil agreement has been reached between the Eire gov ernment and two oil com panies under which the Ameri cans will carry out an explora tion scheme for oil in the repub The text of the agreemenl gives the Ambassador Oil Com pany Irish registered company which at present is a subsidiary of the Messman Rhinehart Oil of but which will become the subsidiary of the Ambassador Oil of exploration rights over the whole of the re public for an initial term of five It also will give exclusive rights over threequarters the country for a further five over half the country for a fourth term of five ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft Castro Replies To American Critics CHIEF SAYS EXECUTIONS TO CONTINUE Gringos Will DieIf Sends Marines By LARRY ALLEN Fi del defending the execu tion of persons the Cubans call war declared today that if the United States sends Marines to Cuba grin gos will The rebel chieftain made the statement to a crowd which sur rounded him in a hotel lobby as he was heading for a Rotary Club The reported toll of executions by order of revo lutionary courts has risen to 195 Reference Unclear It was not made clear how the suggestion that the United States might send Marines to Cuba came Secretary of State Roy Rubottom was sum moned before the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee In Wash ington to face a demand for U action to halt the Wayne Hays the subcommittee sug gested tough measure short oi sending such as shutting off credit or barring Cu ban Not Understood Castro said the executions are not understood in other coun We are trying those who kill ed 30 or 40 he and they us to be hu In a diatribe against North Castro said They sent bombs to Fulgen cio Batistas They Page 4 Rebels Oilered Safe Conduct To Paris Talks Presi dent Charles De Gaulles long standing offer to give a round trip safeconduct invitation to Al gerian rebels to come to Paris and talk peace still Prem ier Michel Debre told Parlia ment whom De Gaulle picked for the Premiership when he himself stepped up to the Presi dency made the statement in outlining the program of his weekold government to the Na tional He said De Gaulles offer of last 23 to give the Rebels roundtrip safeconduct passes to Paris to discuss a cease fire is still But he said widespread reports that De Gaulle was considering a unilateral cease fire under which the French army in Algeria would lay down its arms and hope the Rebels would do the same were Debre also reaffirmed that Al gerias destiny lies with France and by But like he avoid ed mention of the integration of France and Algeria as de manded by Algerias European Mikoyan Asserts Summit Talks Inevitable Cold Front Drops Texas Mercury Fast Johnson Holds Taut Rein On Senate Honors 15 Lyndon Johnson D held a taut rein today on the Senate party With Johnson in full com mand as majority Dem ocrats parceled out their com mittee assignments Republicans are expected to have their assignments complet ed in time for approval by the Senate on That would permit organization of individ ual committees next In an agreement with Styles Bridges of New Hamp chairman of the GOP Committee Johnson won Senate approval of enlarg ing some of the important Sen ate committees and revamping their party ratios to conform to the new lineup of 64 Demo crats and 34 Johnsons assignment of his party members appeared to re ward some of the Democratic freshmen who supported his effort this week to See Pcge 4 Delay Geneva Nuclear Talks The threepower nuclear confer ence called off its scheduled meeting today at Western re But informed sources said It Indicated no turn for the worse in the slowmoving nego The sources said United States and British diplomats merely wanted some extra time for nec essary work that might speed up the pace of the confer The talks have been bog ged down by Russian hairsplit ting on the wording of a test ban The conference is to meet again The conference has spent most of this week studying various drafts of a proposed treaty ar ticle obligating signatories to accept the elements of detection and identification network on their Conference sources insist East West differences on the point are ones of wording and do not represent a basic policy BUY RUSSIAN OIL 15 Uruguay has bought 6 million dollars worth of Russian crude oil and is negotiating for the purchase of an additional million worth of fuel gasoline and kero it was announced IMMEDIATE LAKE HALBERT DAM REPAIRS AUTHORIZED Defense Chiefs Gagged On Budgets By VINCENT BUKKE 15 UPI President Eisenhowers budget chief has warned defense officials against going over the Presidents head and asking congress for more military funds than the budget The edict was laid down in a secret memo which Budget Director Maurice Stans sent two weeks ago to Defense Sec retary Neil It ruled out both public and secret bids to congress for more While the memo did not threaten any reprisals if the order was it said executive branch personnel are expected to support the Pres ident in his budget recommenda The memorandum was made public at a time when many Democrats weje complaining that the Presidents new de fense budget was sacrificing national security in favor of a Balanced The dated fell into the hands of Daniel Flood member of the House Defense Appropriations Subcomm 111 c who made it available to United Press Flood denounced Stans direc tive as a shocking attempt to impose a gag rule on defense He called for an im mediate inquiry into what he termed this latest affront to congressional What kind of heelclicking faceless wonders will this memorandum make of Defense Department witnesses before the Armed Services and appropriations committees of the congress Flood It U a sham and a fraud to say that this memorandum is other than a deliberately in tended threat and gag to wit It is what the letter leaves unsaid that is the true evil The sword of Damocles indeed in this Machiavelli would be a rank Chairman Clarence Cannon said today he does not want witnesses pressured to support President Eisenhowers budget when they appear before the House Appropriations Com How are going to intelli gently act on a budget when the witnesses who were the experts In preparing it are under re straint when we ask them to give us he asked in an The Stans memorandum said in part It is expected that witnesses will carefully avoid volunteering views differing from the either on the record or off the The memo said direct congres sional questions must be answer ed But it said any wit ness who feels that he must set forth a personal view in consistent with the Presidents budget should point out that Eisenhower decision was reached from his overall per spective as the head of the gov and in the light of overriding national The witness should make It clear that his personal com ments are not to be construed as a request for additional it Administration officials have indicated the President will seek in defense spending in his budget message to congress This would be a shade above the 000 expected to be spent for defense this fiscal The wording of the memoran dum indicated that similar di rectives might have been sent to heads of other federal agencies in an effort to present a solid administration front in the Impending battle of the budget with Stans said it was understand able that officials sometimes believe their agency should have been allotted a larger Such must be related to an awareness that our budget resources are not adequate to accommodate In any one year all of the things that might be Stans Flood said the memorandum flaunts a directive from con gress embodied in a provision of the defense reorganization act passed last This provision reaffirmed the right of a service secretary or his military chief to speak di rectly to congress on matters on which he differed with Pentagon after advising the defense secretary of his City in a called meeting Wednesday at authorized Immediate repair work on the Lake Halbert dam landslide and the employment of an outside engineer to super vise and inspect the Forrest and Dallas con sulting had been em ployed previously by the city to evaluate the damage to the dam at the slide discovered recently when dead grass and weeds were being burned off the backside of the Not Critical Three letters from the engi neering firm were read to the commission by City Manager SO Nervous After 39 Pane Breaks 15 so nervous Im jumping out of my rocking chair at the slightest noise exjtct Inzfto hear moVij That is the reaction of Charles 80yearold at whose home 39 windows have been broken since a week ago Pollca found no evidence of lawbreaking and John a selfstyled authority on poltergeist noisy He said he wanted first to eliminate any possible scientific He said he would install a re cording thermometer in the See PANEsTPagTl Gasoline Price War Al Houston Gasoline prices in most parta of Houston were down five or more cents a gallon A price war which had been brewing for two weeks broke Into the open in several sec tions early this It includ es both independent and major brand Lowest prices posted were 19 cents by independents in tho northeast and northwest sections and cents by ma Cuts were mostly on the reg ular grades but in some cases premium gas was cut five to eight cents a Morgan the first cover ing the initial inspection by two engineers of the Dallas firm in which they noted tRe break does not appear to be of critical nature but does need imme diate The engineers had recommend ed an inspection shaft be sunk in the dam and dirt samples tak This was done by city forces under the supervision of City Engineer Raymond and from the samples the Dallas firm reported material from the upper levels contained more moisture than those of the shaft indicating the need for replacement of the top level of dirt over an area of 60 feet or so and The final communique advis ed that Forrest and Cotton would send an inspectionengineer here to supervise the work for a plus transportation and with repairs esti mated to require three days with good Use City Equipment City Manager Works advisee the city could use its own dump trucks to haul fill dirt its own See Page T Marshall Suffers Stroke 15 George Mar was rushed to the Fort Army Hospital to day after suffering what a spokesman in his office here called a brain The spokesman said he believ ed the retired General suffered a minor World War 11 Army Chief of Staff and later Secre tary of State and fell ill at his home at Plnehurst about 30 miles from the Fort Bragg His spokesman at the defense depratment said that the five star general evidently parsed through the siege and is doing quite Only President Ei senhower told a National Press Club audience here in a remin iscence about his World War II days that he had an almost veneration for his old Jordan Helped AMMAN Jordan United States today delivered million dollars to the Jor dan It wns bnl nnco of the 7 Yi million the government pledged to re lievo the Jordanlon govern ments budget By The Associated Press Winds in gusts up to 50 miles an hour whipped snow across Texas Panhandle making for hazardous highway travel and closing a few rural Drifts up to three feet were reported on some highways and the State Highway Department warned motorists to avoid un necessary travel in Three to seven inches of snow fell in the upper Texas Pan The white blanket ex tended to below The fall at Amarillo measured an Stratford and Dalhart had more than three inches of Perryton had around two Temperatures dropped stead ily in the Panhandle Thursday By midmorning the reading was down to 20 degrees at Visibility was cut to a fourth of a mile at The Palo Duro Community near At 12 miles north of classes were dismissed because of a power A special advisory from the State Highway Department read All over the Panhandle roads are iced Snow is drifting badly on Do drive except in 1ilhe Bureau Said tht snow in the Panhandle Page 7 Wheelock Lists Administration Panel Leaders New President Bob began his ad ministration as head of the Chamber of Commerce by an nouncing his three oneyear presidential his executive committee and standing committtce chairmen at the first board meeting Thursday of All of his ap pointments wore Named oneyear board ap pointees were Elliott Joe Butler and Bill The executive committee will bo comprised of President First Vice President Floyd Second Vice Pres ident Jack and these our appointees Herb Embry Stroube and The new president In an nouncing his committee leaders said he was not prepared to 1st cochairmen at this time and would name those later at same time the full commit memberships are He noted that the Job of se eding chairmen was a bigger iob than he had previously and he could better ap See CC Page 4 YOUNG HEAKT PATIENT GOES Daniel nurse at the University of Minnesota Minneapolis holds 5monthold Craig who is waiting to go home after recovering from a delicate heart One of the youngest heart patients at the Craig was waiting for his parents end Dalt of to come and take him The youngster was operated on December AP Wirephoto By JAMES KILGALLEN UNITED 15 Deputy Premier Anastas Mikoyan said today a highlevel confer ence between East and West is bound to take place but it is difficult to say The touring Soviet an swcring unrehearsed questions at a news conference attended by more than 250 correspond repeated his appeal for an end to nyctnyet nono di plomacy and the institution of dada yosyes Old Stand Remains under pointed question ing from diplomatic correspond ents he did not retreat an inch from Soviet positions expressed here and at international con ferences in the behind a phalanx of New York police arrived 10 minutes early for a visit to SecretaryGeneral Dag Ham They talked and Hammarskjold took the Rus sian on a brief tour of the Mikoyan Calm At flanked by Soviet Ambassador Arkady Oleg the See Pago 7 Georgia Seeks Drastic Race Legislation A sixbill package designed to strengthen our position In the fight to preserve segregated schools in was placed before the General Assembly to day by Ernest In his debut speech to the leg VanrHver said he has no intention of turning Georgia schools and colleges over to the federal government for any pur anywhere at any time dur ing the next four The six segregation proposals proposed by Vandiver would Authorize the governor to close a public school If it is ord ered to be and to close the school attended by the pupil seeking Prohibit any political subdi vision having an independent school system from levying ad valorem taxes to support mixed Sec Page 4 Sun Spots Are Worst In Years sun has the worst rash of black spots on its face since Wilson Observatory has photographed the spots huge magnetic storms on the suns These storms emit ra diation often upsets ra dio and telephone communiva Lions on The spots photographed Friday extended miles across Inns nils In 1951 a cluster was observ The largest on ex tending was ob served in HOUSE BOGS IN DISPUTE OVER FUNDS Leaders Decide Using Idle Cash Best Method 15 The 56th session of the Legislature quit its first week of work to without appropriating money to pay its own The House bogged down over rules on whether or not tha bill for its expenses should be The House failed to give the necessary four fifths vote to take up the matter Bill Approved The temporary House appro priations committee earlier quickly pased but the bill which would transfer the money from other The House quit until The Senate had quit earlier also until next The bill was a compromise between Senate and House lead ers on where to find the funds to operate the already dollar conscious Wil liam Ply of Victoria Wa had two Either deficit spending by fourfiftha vote or transferlng We couldnt pass a deficit spending bill at this No Senate Action Fly said he would need 25 of the 31 Senate votes to suspend constitutional rules to pass tha bill only 21 senators wore on A couple of he said were against the transfer The money will be transferred from th epermanently and totally Pago 4 Federal Judge Wants His State Rival Punished 15 Judge Frank Johnson today ordered Circuit Judge George Wal lace cited for criminal contempt of court for failure to comply with an order to produce voter registration records to the Civil Rights Justice Department attorneys were directed by Johnson to institute contempt proceedings as soon as Johnsons action came after the commission reported it was able to Inspect registration records in Borbour and Bullock counties despite what It called dilatory tactics used by Wai ace In turning the records over to grand juries in the two coun ties instead of to the commis The federal Judge ruled that although the purpose of his order to Wallace to produce tho records was carried out when the grand juries allowed federal agents to look at the 39 yearold Alabama judge never theless must answer for his defiant Grand juries of Barbour and See JUDGEsTPage 4 Texas Hikes Oil Allowable 15 vet The Texas Railroad Commission to day ordered an increase of 971 barrels daily in the Feb ruary fixing the per missive crude oil flow at An 11day producing pattern was set for the short month which means Texas wells will ie closed for 17 days compared 19 days for Independents and major oil Buying companies were widely split on their recommendations o the oilregulatory agency at the monthly proratlon Sixteen Dallas producers rec ommended 10 The North Texas Oil and Gas recom mended 10 The West Gen Texas Oil and asked for 11 The East Texas Oil and Gas wanted 12 Five of 13 oilbuying firms recommended an increase witli 42 per cent of the total floor nominations urging a 12day production 15 per cent asking for 11 36 per cent 10 7 per cent 9 Increased crude stocks were cited by independents and some major oil companies as reasons why the February allowable should be Apprehen sion also was voiced by Sin clair that a refinery strike had been called for midnight Satur day which would virtually shut down the full operations of that company in all Commission Chairman Thompson told the oilmen stocks totalled barrels which was an increase of more than 4 million barrels in the past four Testimony wns also given that while total crude stocks had dipped as low as barrels in the total had now climbed to bar Charles Houston at torney representing the big Humble submitted a rioml nation of barrels a day for that He said that tho company would need to buy about additional barrels a day on the 11day Shaver told the commission that he believed Humble would be unable to supply the market for Texas oil If a 12day pattern was not set as Texas and Magnolia also re quested a 12day Mag nolia said that their crude stocks were barrels be low their desirable But the eight companies which asked for either a nlno or 10day pattern told the com mission they had more oil than they RIOTS TOLL MOUNTS Belgian Con death toll in last weeks rioting In Leop oldville was revised upward to 71 Earlier It had been announced that 42 natives were The revised figure was announced by Leopoldvllle Prov ince Governor Henri MAN FOUND DEAD WHITNEY The body of of Mor who disappeared was found Wednesday near where Steel Creek empties Into Lake A verdict of suicide was returned by Jus tice of the Roger ;