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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - January 20, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHER LOCAL and windy with scattered thunderstorms this after noon and tonight decidedly colder late to night and Wednesday with low overnight near Thermometer Reading 8 10 11 13 1 I 64 68 70 72 74 75 76 Complete Weather Report on Market HIHflmeofthe LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL MARKETS AT A GLANCE NEW ed selected issues in ed governments slightly regular New Orleans buying CHICAGO nearby months strong on lower light higher flight de to 50 cents lower top steady to strong top AP TELEMATS 194 1959 PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS COMFORTED BEFORE Catholic priest gives bless ing to Jose 51 who was tried by a rebel military tribunal at and executed before a firing A former Batista army Rodriguez was executed for killing two AP Wirephoto Batista Got Bombs 20 UPI Cubas rebel chef of naval operations said today that oust ed dictator Fulgencio regime obtained American bombs even after the Unitec States imposed an embargo on further Antonio Santacruz said the bombs were transshipped from a base in Nicaragua brought into Cuba at and used against the rebel forces of Fidel Castro in the interior of the Santacruz made his charges Castro was confined to his Former Wife Says Prayers For Rebel Chief By BARBARA 20 9 jlfUPI Fidel Castros exwife eaid in an exclusive interview today she had prayed for her former husband during the two years when he was leading his rebel troops against the Ba tista She that her own future happiness lies with her present husband Emilio Nunez a prominent Havana Nunez Blanco lives In a comfortable upper class home in the Tarara Beach just outside of with her present her son by Fidel and her two little aged 16 months and six months by Nunez She said that she was grateful to the victorious rebel chieftain for permitting her the continu ed custody of their I was without a mother dur ing most of my childhood and I strongly feel that where a fam ily has been broken up the See Page 2 23rd floor suite in the Havana Hilton with a high fever and a heavy chest congestion which was described as either a touch of pneumonia or a bad case of Despite his Castro was determined to show up at giant rally here Wednesday which is expected to attract a half million The rajty is designed to show Cuban pub lie suport for the series of wai crimes trials that have been carried out since Batista was toppled Castro is scheduled to address the rally on the eve of the trial of about 800 to former Batista supporters held in Ha vanas Cabana The provisional government plans to give the Havana trials widespread It is con sidering holding them in the See Page 2 Governor Egan Critically Sick 20 William Egan was re ported extremely critical to day and an emergency opera tion was performed to relieve what surgeons said was com plete paralysis of his the first elected gover nor of the 49th was flown lere Monday afternoon ailing to recover satisfactorily from a gall bladder operation n The gravity of his condition was not disclosed until Joel chief sur eon at Seattles Virginia Ma son said Egan had de veloped a bowel obstruction and complete paralysis in complications which followed surgery two weeks Baker described the 44 See Page 8 1 Ike Urges War Against Inflation Ramsey Start Second Terms SMALLER TAX BILL PLEDGE OF GOVERNOR Long Inaugural Parade Feature Austin Ceremony Price Daniel accepted the sa lutes and prayers of Texans to then started his second term with a promise that his tax bill wont be as big as the last Cannon roared on the Capi tol grounds and bands and marching groups from all over the state passed up Congress to pay tribute as Daniel and Ben Ramsey of ficially started new twoyear Repeat Oaths In the noon Dan iel and Ramsey stepped to the front of a platform beneath the granite front of the Capi tol building and solemnly re peated the oaths of office ad ministered by Chief Justice Each man placed his hand on a 118yearold Bible and promised to protect and defend the Constitution and laws the United States and this Daniel then turned an opti mistic eye on the states fi Discuss Finances He said he would propose See Page 8 By Legislature Is Certainty 20 and Senate moneywise mem bers agree that Texans definite y wll have a new tax this 3ne said an extra session of he Legislature will be needed to pass William Fly of Vic oria and Frates Seeligson of San Antonio said they didnt know whether a new tax bill could be passed during the reg ular Fly said he fell a special session would have to e The pulse of the House and Senate must be felt to see how ar we must go before we de cide what kind of tax is need Fly said in a television in Somehow or another we nust decide how much money he Legislature will spend be ore we think of the I hink its high time the people it takes money to run heir state Fly and Seeligson headed the See Page 8 Blizzard Conditions Due For Panhandle Rayburn Cold On Gasoline Tax Hike CARTS PREFERRED PALM 0 Manager Robert has suggested city iouncil replace the threewheel motorcycles used by the po me department with golf eterson said the small electric allypowered golf carts appear d to cost less and were more conomical to 4 Mikoyan Heads To Moscow 20 YUPI Soviet Deputy Premier Anastas Mikoyan thanked Americans for their warm wel come and friendship today and headed for whose 16day good will tour of this country ended on a sour left by train from New York at He was to leave at 3 EST aboard a Scandinavian Air ways plane for Mikoyan asked reporters at the railroad station to please convey to the people of Wash ington and all the people I have met in the United States my gratitude for their warm wel come and the friendship they have shown tor the Soviet In his departure the 2 Soviet leader appar ently sought to soften the angry controversy raised Monday by his blunt criticism of trade policies and other cold war prob He said he will tell the Rus elan people about the warm hospitality I encountered my The State Department in turn accused Mikoyan of abusing this hospitality by making fat uous statement about the Mikoyan appeared In the best of spirits even though his last day in Washington was rainy and He stood on the steps of a railroad car reserved for his party and waved to re porters and He was reported anxious to pet back and report to Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev on the results of his American during which he said he found the people wanting peace and more business but the gov ernment unyielding on cold war Mikoyan swapped recrimina tions with the State Depart ment Monday after he got the word that the United States was not buying his ideas for increasing EastWest trade on Moscows He told newsmen at a glitter ing Russian Embassy reception Monday night that he couldnt see why Russia should give any ground on the Berlin issue or other thorny problems when nobody else is making any con Earlier in the Mikoyan warned in an address to the Na tional Press Club that Russia probably would use force if the Western Allies resorted toi military means to remain in Declaring that the cold war is the prelude or may be the prelude to hot Mikoyan said We have no other alter native either peace and friendship or The hitherto polite facade of he Mikoyan visit cracked wide open when he came out of a meeting with Undersecretary of State Douglas Dillon to charge that the United States government wanted to con tinue the cold war and not ex pand Dillon had just turned down Mikoyans requests for 1 large scale credit to finance Soviet imports of American 2 removal of restrictions on American imports of Russian r ib meat and and 3 most favorednation treatment for Russian goods entering the American State Department spokesman Lincoln White snapped back at Mikoyans cold war charges with a statement that the Rus sians words were fatuous and abused the hospitality he had been Official American and Rus See MIKOYANTPage 8 I Over Is Collected On Mothers March Corsicanas Mothers March on Polio carried out Monday nigh by more than 200 women volun teers obtained contributions of This was 94 cents more than was collected last year on the night of the Mothers March when gifts of were re during the week following gifts of severa hundred dollars more were re and Max Rosen blum and her two cochairmen Burney Bobkoff and Mrs James Fortson said they expect ed the same will be true this Most of the women made re ports at the conclusion of their doortodoor solicitation Mon day but a number re ported they were asked to re turn to pick up gifts from householders who were not pre pared to make their donations when first The trio of March leaders Tuesday requested anyone who was missed by the volunteers to please mail in their gifts to Embry polio chaptei earmarking their gifts Mothers March in order that the might receive credi in their Rosenblum and her co chairman expressed their thanks lo all the women volun teers and especially to the citi zens who responded with gifls to the March of Dimes Red Cross Is Napping Plans For Campaign Navarro countys 1959 Red Cross campaign will be set in motion around direc tors and committee personnel were advised Monday in the first quarterly board meetln of the Plans for the fund drive were outlined by General Chairman Jim Stephenson who reported the planning committee had fix ed a goal and selected most of the division Stephenson announced these appointments Bud Mor advance gifls chairman Bob Gladncy and Glover Ra downtown business How ard commerce and in dustry Joe Parks and Oscar special groups George easl and Wilburn west dis trict of the rural county towns Campaign Chairman Stephen son said he and the planning committee are in need of all the help they can get In obtain ing a division or two women to serve as cochairman of the womens residential di and the East side divi Directors were requested to leave the names with tho headquarters staff or Chaptei1 Chairman George Gillespie of any one they can recommend See RED Page 5 WAGE OFFER APPARENTLY AVERTS MAJOR OIL STRIKE 20 per cent wage increase offered by several oil companies ap parently has averted a national strike in the oil leaders for oil workers have recommended that the offer be accepted in settle ment of current wage disputes president of the Chemical and Atomic Work ers International AFLCIO said several other companies have followed the lead of the Sinclair Oil and we expect it to spread throughout the Knight said acceptance of the Commission To Receive Draft Hew Charier A proposed new city charter for Corsicana was to be turned over Tuesday to Mayor Tom Eady by Ben chair man of the 15member elected charter commission which com pleted its assigned task Mon day night of drafting thf char Secretary Julius Jacobs said while the charter commission will make no recommendation as to the date for the the charter is being submitted today to the city to allow time for the City Commission to be gin the legal procedure to call he election on April date of the city if that is de The charter commission is recommending that the city im mediately have several copies ol the charter typed before it Is submitted for mass printing for distribution to the voters to pre vent it from being lost as the charter commission made only one Jacobs said the group Iso is recommending that when Page 2 Secret Service Brands Jones Gold A Hoax Early Story Page 2 20 Federal Secret Service agents crmed as a hoax today filling station attendant Jones claim that he found two and a half million dollars In ffolfl The Secret Service was call ed Into the casn last week and have been Investigating Jones a week filling station attendant at Corsi told newsmen last week that he found 86 gold hnrs near Alto In Bast Tcxns while picking last The hoax announcement was made by Forrest In charge of the Dallas Secret Service offer was voted overwhelming ly in a telegraphic poll of the unions bargaining policy com The committee previously hac set a goal of 25 cents an houi as a wage Its approva means that other locals in the may accept the offer which Knight said will mean an average of 13 12 cents more per The present average pay is an Knight said the wage in crease would directly benefit approximately members of the which has its headquarters In An other other oil company workers not in the union are expected to receive similar in The prospective settlements signal the end of a dispute of almost a year between the ol industry and the OCAW See OIL Page 3 Man Attempts To Shoot Wiie While In Court JpViO A laborer who once nerved time for shooting a man In a West ernstyle gun draw in a hote lobby tried seven times Monday to shoothi istrant 1 wife in Circuit Court William was held today on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon in try ing to shoot his as she neared the witness stand In a hearing over support for their The weapon did not fire be cause Gann was using Ameri can ammunition in a foreign make Lawyer John waiting for another took the pistol from Gann as the court bailiff and another nwyer hurried Gann out of the Gann was sentenced to prison or a year in 1953 after shoot ngr Don Guernsey In the Police said the two wound up a days drinking in an argument over which could draw and fire the Says Justices Ready To Quit 20 Clarence Brown R Ohio said today Supreme Court Justices Hugo Black and Felix frankfurter are expected to of or their resignations to Presi lent Eisenhower within a short Justice Frankfurter has re ntly been in bad Brown said In his news suffering from a heart was In a hos pital from 28 to 3 but vas back on the bench Blnck is Is Both justices offices said here would be no comment on Browns Draff Subway Workers Info Argentina Breaks Red Strike BUENOS 20 UPI The government broke the back of tlie outlawed gen eral strike today by invoking sweet ing emergency powers that included the drafting of bus and subway workers into the An order drawn up at mid night made quartermaster troops of the striking trans portation By about large numbers of stateoperated diesel trolley buses and streetcars were on the Privatelyowned buses known as colectivos reappeared on the their operators mak ing the choice of going back to work or facing army court Stores began reopening and long lines of clerks waited outj side those still waiting for the doors to Housej wives lined up at butcher and grocery waiting lo re plenish Iheir drastically deplet ed cupboards as soon as the shops Airline service was reported getting back to The large Argentine Airline Aero lineas and smaller local airlines reported service returning to The general which be gan last make a virtual ghost town out of this city of Practically all transportation came to a stand banks and cafes and the streets were de Armed troops roamed the still Hector Solanas Pacheco the secretary of said to day that Victor Hosking will be in temporary charge of mobilizing the Buenos AJres transportation the most drastic measure the gov ernment has taken to return the city to Sources close lo the Argentine White House said the ad minlslrallon also plans to out law the Communist and Social Justice Peronist held principally to blame for the Hundreds t Includ ing a number of union were under Informed sources said the government is prepared to oust the executive boards of striking unions if necessary and install official administrators In their Army tommygunners stood jjuard through the night at gov ernment buildings and other key and military patrols maintained elsewhere in the Leaders of the 62 proPeronist See Page 2 UPI Speaker Sam Rayburn gave a cold shoulder today to President Eisenhowers request for a IVi cent increase in the federal gas oline He told reporters it would be pretty hard to get Congress to hike the tax from 3 to 4H cents a gallon that states would give a pretty cold reception to any further Invasion of a revenue field they believe should be re served largely to The Texas Democrat also dis counted chances of enacting an other presidential plan sale of revenue bonds by the Tenn essee Valley Authority to fin ance further I think it will be a good he before a bill like that gets to the White The proposed gasoline tax Increase was one of the high lights of the new budget which Eisenhower submitted to Con gress GOP congressional af ter a White House conference continued to hammer away on the theme that the Presidents precariously balanced budget could be sabotaged by the Dem ocraticcontrolled Senate GOP Leader Everett Dlrksen and House Re publican Leader Ctyirles Halleck said some Demo cratic spending proposals are folly and would throw the Annual Career Day Scheduled NJC March ZO A revamped education com mittee of the Chamber Com merce holding its initial meet ng of the year was advised Tuesday that the 1959 Career Day for seniors of surround ing high schools has been set for March 20 at Navarro Junior Gordon owner of radio station KLIF and others n and a personal friend of Presldenl Boh has acceplcd an1 invitation to be Ca reer Dny Ben Career Day and his subcommittee will mnet Friday at 10 to map out further details of the annual program which offers a wide range of clinics to help seniors select their future ca Serving with Jones ire Elliott Lanier and Manager Dick Educaton Chairman Middle on offered the committees co operation to Schools Supcrin Dana Williams and of ficials of the schools In any way n carrying out the local observ ance March 26 of Ichools Panel members after gcncri See CAREER Page 2 By The Associated Press A double weather blow struct Texas bringing bliz zard conditions in the uppe Panhandle and an alert fo severe thunderstorms with hai and high winds along the Red River from Wichita Falls Hits At Noon The leading edge of the storm which the Weather Bureau warned was of blizzard intensity hit the uper Panhandle shortly after It brought strong blowing snow and plum meting The Weather Bureau earlier warned the blizzard woulc reach into the northern part or he South Plains by Wednes with 6 inches or more ot snow and temperatures falling to 5 to 15 At Perryton at the top of he strong winds struck with sudden blasts at while a heavy snow storm was in Visibility dropped to a quarter mile anc temperatures fell to 22 do Readings High In the South Plains at Lub the temperature was 63 at the Snow and some freezing mlat See Page 8 Crime Probers Urge Changes In Procedures Triv lal discrepancies andlegal nlcalltles have caused too many criminal cases to be the Texas Law Enforcement Study Commission reported The commission recommended In criminal proceedings n a lengthy report to top execu tive department heads and the In an apparent reference to he Court of Criminal he commission declared A slight mistake in spelling n the indictment or some other equally trivial discrepancy has been too frequently the cause or sending a case hack for an ilher difficult and expcn IVR The commission said 16year olds should be tried for felonies See Page 8 Indict Woman In Baby Theit NEW Brooklyn grand jury loday in licled Jean m kidnap charges in the ab duclion of newborn Lisa Rose hionchio from a hospilal Kings Counly Judge Nathan on motion of defense Immediately ordered icr commiltcd to Kings County Hospital for The only hours old vhen stolen from a nursery in Peters vas found nine days laler In lavarones apartment and low Is back In parenls WAGEPRICE SPIRALING HELD PERIL Voices Warning Federal Controls May Be Needed By rOUIS CASSELS 20 Uri President Elsenhower today called for a declaration of war against In his annual economic re port to he said the nation has snapped back strong y from last years Production is unemployment s and there is reason for confidence that business will show further improvement n the months he Health Jeopardized But the President warned economic health is eopardized by an upward spiral of wages and prices that continued even during the re He appealed to Con businessmen and especially to labor leaders o join in a relentless war against this creeping He said that labor jecause of the great power odged in their have a particularly critical role to play in stabilizing living costs nd protecting the value of tha Wage Hikes Inflationary Urging them to exercise self discipline and restraint in con ract the President said that wage boosts which are not Justified by Increased iroductivity are inevitably Impose severe Page J Doctor Winner Initial Fight To Save Child SAN 20 UPI Sanford Mar whose Infant son was kid lapped from a hospital three ears ago and returned nine fays early today breath id life Into a little girl whose mother had given her up for Tho twohour drama took ilaco at Alemany Emergency lospltal where Susan vas brought after she had gone nto convulsions at her During the ride to the hos iltal in an Susans onvulslons her body egan turning blue and her yes rolled back in her he stopped Shes shes dead her mother screamed to Marcus as ho child was brought Into sur Using a plastic Marcus breed his own breath Into Susans simultaneously nassaging her He continued this for a full iour as policeman and ack Nczlk prayed In a onrby waiting Fifteen minutes later Is1 face lined with See Pago 9 Motorists Tax Targets By FARNSWOKTH NEW nations 70 million motor sis await the sad news of high er gasoline taxes on both feder al and state Part of the doublebarreled assault on the wallet was an nounced by President Eisenhow er who said he wants to hike federal gacollne tax from 3 to 4 li cents a And the American Petroleum Institute reports that out of 45 state legislatures meeting this year theres a very good chance hat 25 probably will be con sidering increases of one to two cents a More specific Is the Tax Foun a nonprofit tax re search It lists among states that probably will be con sidering increases more serious y this Mass West Michigan and Theres some uncertainty be cause many governors budget messages still are being prepar Eight states increased gaso Ine taxes last The average state tax through out the nation Is six cents a gal The lowest tax ii in Missou Seven the highest is charged by 10 One used to levy eight cents but now charges Jf Hawaii becomes a state its gasoline tax will take the rec ord with an average of nearly 10 cents a the newest charges In New currently charg ing four cents a the new Rockefeller administration hopes to get a twocent higher level In force by March 1 together with a threecent a gallon Increase in diesel fuel In general higher gasoline taxes are sought because of in creasing dlfficutly in many states to get advance federal funds for highway Under Ihc 1956 Highway Act the federal government meets half the cost of highway build ing within a state provided the state shells out the other For interstate highways the federal government pays 90 per cent and the stale 10 pfr Oil companies are bilterly op posed lo gasoline lax They charge laxes already are too high from onelhird to one quarter of the lotal coat of a gallon of gas and are causing consumer resistance divert funds collected from gasoline taxes to other thereby deceiving taxpay Robert a vice presi dent and director of Esso Stand ard Oil says that New York State has diverted more than billion of Its highway funds to nonhighway To Increase the slate gaso line or any other highway user under these circum is like trying to build roads on 20 Pat McNamara charged Monday lhatthe Presidents proposal lo raise gas oline laxes may well sabotage the Nalional Highway chairman at the Senate Public Works Subcom mittee on Public said gas tax hikes would burden the motorist unfairly while at tha same time making It far more difficult for the states to raise their share of the highway On the one he said in Page 8 ;