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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - January 16, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHER through Sat warmer Saturday low tonight in lower Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 11 i 12 28 32 34 36 38 40 1 42 Complete Weather Report on Market ilHomeof the Daily Sun andSemiWetkly Mornind liahtg LFASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL MARKETS AT A GLANCE NEW er irregular gov ernments liquida tion and mill CHICAGO Wheat Mixed late selling new crop Mixed light light to 25 cents lower top steer supply too meager to establish AP TELEMATS 191 PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS ikoyan Schedule Extra Talk Session ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft Castro Forces Now Publicizing Batista Horrors TRIALS DUE IN HAVANA ABE DELAYED First Refugees Flown To Exile As Crowds Jeer The revolutionary government postponed the start of war crimes trials for 631 Havana prisoners but other trials were resumed in under new rules providing greater rights for accused Ba tista At the same time the regime launched a campaign to pub licize the horrors committed by ousted President Fulgencio Batistas army and secret po No Reason Given Jose Gonzalez aide to the commandant at Cubana Fortress in eaid the start of trials for 631 men imprisoned in the capital had been postponed for 24 to 4S He could give no rea They had been scheduled to begin It was assumed the delay was due to new procedures adopted by Fidel Castros revolutionists to facilitate investigation of the accusations and speed up legal Others Resumed In regional Army Commander William Gal vis said the trials there were See Page 10 Midget Atomic Generator Is Breakthrough 16 The White House to day unveiled a fivepound atomic generator which experts of the Atomic Energy Commis sion hailed as a significant breakthrough in producing elec trie power from The new device was pre sented to President Eisenhower for a demonstration on his of fice desk by John ichairman of the Later a group of experts from the AEC put the device into op eration for reporters and photo graphers In the office of Press Secretary James The device is known formally as fueled thermo electric The according to the has an efficiency 20 times greater than known be fore in the translation of heat Into electric Its first im mediate application was ex pected to be as the power source for broadcasting units and instruments fired into See Page 7 THIS WAS IN picture was taken in Mad when it was supposed to be minutes af Fog and fine drizzle caused hampering AP Wirephoto Indictments Charge Murder Conspiracy The Potter County Grand Jury returned new indictments Thurs daynight accusing Randall County Judge Roy Joe Stevens and three others with conspir Debre Is Given Confidence Vote 16 UPI The National Assembly gave an overwhelming vote of con fidence today to Premier Michel Debres new government which is designed to restore France to national The unofficial vote count was 453 to The confidence vote was an indorsement of policies outlined to the National Assembly by Debre in two days of The policies reflected those President Charles de Gaulle has set up in his bid to restore France to internal equilibrium external The governments massive majority in the assembly had assured approval of De Gaulles despite expected minor opposition to some acy to murder stale Also indicted were George a widely known lawyer who recently has been attorney for some Estate Life Insurance stockholders Airman William Gerald Mill of who is sta tioned at Amarillo Air Force Base and Harold a bail Stevens and four others were See Page 10 Delk Quitting levenue Post 16 UPI Gordon Delk has resigned as deputy commissioner of internal effective He gave no As number two man in the revenue service for the last six Delk largely was re sponsible for the administration and enforcement of the tax He also helped formulate No successor was Delk said he would announce his future plans after Rogers Urges Negro Voter Complaints Colder Weather Slated Friday Night By The Associated Tress Winter had most of Texas in an icy grasp Friday with freez ing temperatures extending deep into the state and the Pan handlePlains country covered with In the snowcovered upper reaches of the driving was hazardous on most of the iced over The State Highway Department issued warnings of snow drifts and icy roads Thurs day Snow measured about an inch in Amarillo and up to seven inches in the Dumas and Perryton regions of the Pan Some rural schools that closed Thursday were expected to open again Skies were clear over the Temperatures fell to 9 degrees at Dalhart in the Pan and reached only 41 de grees at Brownsville for the overnight Other low temperatures this morning included Lubbock Amarillo Alpine Abilene Dallas Texarkana Waco Austin Junction Laredo Houston Galves ton 36 and Lufkin Bee Page 7 Color Photos Bring Charges In Murder Case 16 UPI Color photographs taken at a sorority party shortly be fore the mutilation slaying of a young mother have resulted in a warrant charging her hus band with Police said Thursday night the photographs showed Ruth Ann was wearing dome shaped earrings later found in the possession of her student laboratory technician The earrings were not on her body when it was found the day after the Montague had been sexually jand her mutilated body aban Idoned in a car in front of the home where Phi Mu Sorority held its party on the night of Chief of Detectives James Chapman said the en cased in a form of plastic were found in Charles Mon tagues coat pocket Tuesday who has been alter nately hospitalized and subject See Page 7 16 A captured after a running gun battle and a man today admitted slaying a filling station operator 10 days ago in Big He also admitted shooting but not another service sta tion and robbery of two other The slain Gerald Li suffered three gunshot wounds in the head while he sat in a his hands in his Marshall Progress Satisfactory By JOSEPH KOENENN 16 Army physician said today that George Mar shall appeared in good spirits and was making satisfactory progress toward recovery from a mild George chief of medicine at Womack Gener al hospital said that Mar shall had a comfortable night and appeared in good spirits this In an 8 medical advisory en the condition of the 78year old retired Powell said that since Mar ihalls admission to the hospital yesterday his progress has been the only nonWest Pointer ever to reach fivestar Army suffered the stroke Thursday morning at his winter home at nearby and was rushed by ambulance to the multimillion ninestory hospital George chief of medicine at the hospital and one of the doctors who treated President Eisenhower following hs heart described Mar shalls stroke as transitory and said there was no Powell said he did not antici pate moving Marshall and that he did not know how long Mar 8hal would be in the hospital declined to answer ques tions regarding Marshalls con dition other than to say he was See T STRICKEN George was strick en ill at and was taken to Womack General Hospital at nearby Bragg sources said the general was resting comfortably after suffering a mild Army chief of staff during World War II and later Secretary of has been in poor health and confined to bed at his home for several AP Wirephoto Never No To His Country By United Press International George Catlett Marshall is a man who never could say no to his country when it need ed who suffered a brain spasm Thursday at his Pine winter play ed a prominent role in affairs first as a military man and then as a statesman and Cabinet officer from the years after World War I until his final retirement from public life in Although the foundation of his fame rested on military the 78yearold Marshall won the Nobel Prize in 1953 for his contributions to Former President Truman once characterized Marshall as the greatest living Earlier this one of Mar shalls famed military proteges Eisenhower spoke feelingly of his almost venera tion of The softspoken General di rected the greatest array of armed might in military history as Army Chief of Staff during World War When the war was won he wanted to But seven days after his re President Truman ask ed Marshall to be his personal representative in an effort to end the civil war in After more than a year of patient but futile Marsh all quit his mission in disgust and again sought But Truman asked him to be come Secretary of Mar always a man of spartan could not It was in this post that he enun ciated at Harvard University in 1947 what was to become famed as the Marshall later credited with saving Europe from economic chaos and Com munist domination after World War With the Marshall Plan doing its the General once again resigned and returned to the quiet of his treesliaded home at He want ed only to tend his garden and But there was no rest for He was called back into har ness as Secretary of Defense when troops of Communist North Korea poured into South Korea and the United States went to the aid of threatened little After whip ping the countrys armed forces into fighting shape Marshall again retired to private Marshall is well known for his stern way of dealing with his It is said that during his public career he nev er addressed any of his associat es by their first Marshall married His first Lily Carter was a childhood Follow ing her he married Katherine Boyce Tupper Brown of CAPTURED 16YEAROLD ADMITS ROBBERYKILLING Mothers March On Polio Due Monday Night Corslcana residents were re minded Friday by Max to pre pare themselves to be ready to help make the Mothers March on Polio next Monday night the biggest success Hundreds of women volun teers will begin a blockby block campaign of knocking on doors wherever porch lights are on beginning Monday at 6 Our Mothers aimed at the four target areas of the National Foundations expand ed must be bigger and more vigorous than ever be Rosenblum We must assure early develop ment of patient aid program for children suffering from arthritis and birth defects con See Page 10 Egypt In Agreement ain and the United Arab Re public reached a financial agreement today that was ex pected to lead to resumption of diplomatic relations broken dur ing the 1956 Suez World Bank President Eu gene Black told a news confer ence the agreement will be initialed later today and signed formally within a few A half hour before British delegation leader Sir Denis Rickett and UAR Econ omics Minister Abdul Monelm Kaissouny met In Kaissounys It was believed Rickett informed the UAR minister of Londons approval of the draft agreement Details of the agreement were not but informed sources said Britain would re lease blocked Egyptian funds in London estimated at about 78 million dollars while Egypt will pay compensation for British businesses sniznd during the Anglo French Israeli invasion of Arrested and signing a state ment in the presence of officers and a newspaperman was An dres Marquez of Big He told officers he and a companion went to the station where Liner worked and both went in with their They took the about and told Liner to sit As he sat Marquez said in his signed Marquez fired one or two shots he said he didnt remember how Liner fell back dead in the Officers said Liner was shot three and a total of six shots were noted in the See Page 10 Corsicana Taxi Driver Hijacked A Joung man who hijacked Georges Cab Company driver late Thursday night of un der threat of having a gun had not been found Fri day as police continued an In vestigation in the Clifton Clyde the cab told Frank Chapman and other officers that his passenger demanded his saying he had a gun In his pocket as they were In the vicinity of the water tower behind Navarro Junior The money was in the form of In bills and about in sil Robert cabstand dis told police ho also saw the hijacker and he and Doug las described the robber as in his early 5 feet 10 inches 150 wear ing a white shirt and pants that were either khaki or khaki Douglas said the hijacker kept his hand in his pocket and he never saw a Tho incident occurred about 11 Demos To Pick Convention Site NEW 16 UPI Members of the Demo cratic top command meet here Saturday to choose the site of the partys 1960 national con The decision was to be made by the Democratic National Committees subcommittee on convention headed by Na tional Committeeman Camille Gravel of The selec tion is subject to approval by the national committee as a Miami Beach has entered a strong bid to play host to the Other cities under consideration are Los San Phila delphia and New Sinclair Offer Postpones Date Of Oil Strike 16 IP Tho head of the Oil Workers Union was quoted as saying today there wil be no strike this weekend by refinery The Houston Chronicle quoted president of the Chemical and Atomic Work ers as saying by tele phone from Kansas City that a five per cent wage increase of fer by Sinclair Oil had al tered the unions This offer is the first ray of light in 11 months of bargain Knight We want to avoid a strike as long as the company is bargaining in good If the strike It will not occur this The Sinclair offer was made Union officials said It would be considered by a policy committee that would be polled by The unions strike notices to most of the nations refineries expire at midnight Knight Indicated the union will be in no hurry walkout now that Sinclair has made an Wo are not anxious to he unless negotia tions are broken we will continue bargaining with Sin clair until we reach a settle The Sinclair negotiations are handled on a nationwide basis Pago 10 Negro Woman Second County Traffic Death Navarro county saw Its sec ond traffic fatality of the year Thursday when a 40yoarold negro woman was killed near Dead is Bertha Kelley Elder of She became the first rural fatality of the year The accident occurred about one miles south of Kerens on State Highway 309 in the vicin ity of the Park negro Only one vehicle was involved and the victim was riding Highway Patrolman Boh Tur ner said the victim was appar ently traveling at a high rato of speed and lost control of the The auto turned skidded sideways and finally stopped 300 feet from the going through a utility Turner The woman was killed In Justice Judge Melvin Penney of Kerens held the in I The accident occurred about Tho body was taken to the Tucker funer al home in 16 UPI Attorney General Wil liam Rogers has urged negroes and others who have been blocked from to try again so the government can pile up evidence of civil rights He told a news conference late all such persons should make a determined ef fort to exercise their voting He said the Justice De partment could make out a better case if they are again turned away from the polls on racial Rogers said the department had not received as many vot ing rights complaints as it had It now has under review 12 cases of alleged racial discrimination concern ing the right of negroes to register and The attorney general said a new complaint will be filed within a week similar to one against registrars in Terrell He declined to give except to say that the new case was not in Rogers also announced that a federal grand jury would con See Page 9 Latest Atlas Missile Firing Another Flop WASHING 16 UPIY An bal listic missile launched from Cape last night flew less than 200 miles be cause of apparent trouble in its rocket the Defense De partment said A spokesman said the trouble had not yet been pinpointed but it was established that the mis silo was not deliberately de stroyed by the range safety of ficer at the test Deliberate destruction is or dered for missiles when track ing instruments show them to be wandering off The Pentagon issued this state ment Tho Atlas Intercontinental ballistic missile test fired last night from Cape did not achieve all pro grammed test After a successful an apparent malfunction In the propulsion system resulted In a flight of less than 200 Four Mexican Governors Due 18 nors from four Mexican states plus other Mexican officials will attend Tuesdays The governors Include Teofilo Borunda of Chihuahua and Raul Mudcro of neighboring along tho Rio Grande The gov ernors of Tamaullpas and Nue vo Leon also were Tinder Services Cars In Cold As Gold Spotlights Corsicana Secret service operatives he had formerly been Dallas are believed to have questioned Jones Friday relative to his reported finding of a cache of gold last year in Cherokee and the famous service station attendant is apparently dispensing with the services of his Thomas Pol of When a Sun reporter asked Jones at whether or not the government men were he replied Not When pressed if they had already been there and he added No He did not say what the op eratives said to A rumor that Jones had fired his attorney was then shot at The service station attendant claims he found gold bars worth near Alto last The only new development Friday morning was the visit by a representative of Bold a weekly TV program I dont have a he said indicating he is severing his connection with Pollard aft er he emphatically said No when specifically asked if See Page 10 Pollard was his but he said he had not aeen any About the only thing that had happened was a tele phone call from a Dallas news Ive been making some phone calls Jones about unusual adventures andlbut declined to and the taking How about the TV men yes additional despite the publicity and fame of the past few was going about his chores as terday a reporter they were here yester day and made a lot of he said as he handled tho gaso usual at Doc Allens Humble PumP hose station south of Corsicana Fri day The 38yearold East Texan was hopping cars in the freez ing weather in his quiet and courteous manner as if nothing had Friday was payday and he was in jovial spirits as he came in and out of the His employer and other customers and were about as When questioned at 10 The owner of the station later said that the CBS and WBAP crews were Jones has also been interview ed on radio and has been the object of many news stories since his unusual ex perience hit the Photographers have already taken many pictures of the fam ous station worker who is sup posed to have found gold valued at and rehid See Page 9 NEWSMEN Russian Eisenhower Will Parley Saturday 16 UPI Soviet Deputy Premier Anastns Mikoyan and Secre tary of State John Foster Dul les conferred for two hours and 124 minutes They evident j found the talk worthwhile for they agreed to hold another meeting previously not sched uled at 4 Emerging from the morning talk with the Soviet of ficial told newsmen only that they had an exchange of views on questions of interest jto both Issues European While Mikoyan would not amplify on the crucial coldwar discussion undoubted ly focussed on European securi ty and the dispute over reunifying Dulles and Mikoyan had planned to meet only twice today this morning and at The third session waa arranged after their morning The first meeting lasted from to Afternoon Session Mikoyan said he and Dulles planned to meet again at 4 today for further discussions of issues in dispute between tha East and West They also will have dinner and then Presldjifnt 111 contract with most ot See Page 7 Hammarskjold East Improved UNITED NATIONS Nations Sec retary General Dag Hammarsk jold said today the situation In the Middle East is much more favorable now than It was four months Hamnmrskjold held his first news conference since his re turn last weekend from a trou bleshooting mission to settle border flareups between Israel and the United Arab He said he had received as surances both from Isroell Prime Minister Dnvld Ben Gur ion and UAR President Gamal Abdcl Nasser that gave prom ise of more peaceful Hammarskjold told newsmen he appreciated Thursdays UN by Soblet Deputy Premier Anastas Mikoyan es an ex pression of Russias Interest In the world While he gave no details ho said their 40minuto private talk was of mutual interest and significant within the UN he did not approach him on the UN rola envisaged by Russia under Ha Page 7 GIANT SUNSPOTS BREAK largest cluster of sun spots since 1051 has broken out on the says the Wilson solar observatory at which took this picture January and just released The biggest cluster extends for miles across the suns fiery Fifty disks the dia meter of the earth would just about cover says solar observer Thomas He said the sunspota are gigantic magnetic dis turbances whose is as yet AP Wirephoto I ;