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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - January 23, 1959, Corsicana, Texas t THE WEATHER LOCAL cloudi ness and slowly rising temperatures through Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 11 i 12 1 28 33 40 46 48 51 54 Complete Weather Report on Market fllHonieofthe DailySunandSemiWeekly Morninij Liiiht f LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL MARKETS AT A GLANCE NEW er irregular corpor ates hedging and CHICAGO new crop contracts in good ly lower light higher scattered to 75 cents lower top steer market not tested top AP TELEMATS 197 1959 PAGES PRICE FIVE CENT3 IceLaden Floodwaters Creating More Havoc 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 Symington Charges Soviet Missile Edge 41 GONE WITH THE was all that was left of the largest drivein theater in Chat after a 75mileanhour wind storm struck the Scheduled to play before Mother Nature brought down the and the screen and the The Last Damage was estimated at AP Wirephoto World Cities Mined WASHINGTON 22 disarmament authori ty said today that the principal cities of the world may already be mined with atomic warheads capable of being fired by re mote This possibility was raised by Seymour Melman of Col umbia iaiiy the as he sees insisting that foolproof inspec tion systems be Incorporated in any disarmament editor of Inspection For published by Columbia University ad dressed a national conference on He said the nations should In stitute disarmament operations at once to reduce the pressures that lead to clandestine arma ment Even partially effective inspec tion may become impossible if the world waits until intercon tinental missiles are Melman He emphasized that a great variety of alter native ways already are avail able for delivering atomic He said that nuclear war heads for be car ried in in ordinary ehipping aboard ships in and in under water or floating For each many detonating devices including remote control Owing to the possibility of mowing nuclear warheads in email he it is not excluded that the princi See Page 7 Balky Witness Penalized Year 23 Frank Wilkinson of Los a reluctant witness in a congressional Communist hunt was sentenced to a year in prison today for con tempt of IFoderal Judge Boyd Sloan de sentencing of Carl Brad of who with Wilkinson refused to give Information to a subcommittee of the House UnAmerlscari Ac tivities Alaska EGLIN AIR FORCE 23 Air Force F105 Thunderchief flew miles from Alaska to Florida Thursday in just five hours and 27 Since Alaska is now a it was the longest nonstop flight over the continental United States in the record The Air Force said the plane proved its capabilities as an allweather craft for use by the tactical The nuclearcapable fighter flown by Billy 11 To Receive CHS Diplomas Eleven Corsicana high school six boys and five will receive diplomas at mid term graduation ceremonies in the high school library at 5 Friday Slated to receive diplomas are Conelia Marion Olson Melba Ruth Geneva Yvonne Mary Jane Jerry Donald Bud Ray mond Michael Grooms and Frankie Lewis Brief and informal ceremonies will be featured by talks from Matt president of the school Dana superin tendent and high school Dawson will hand out diplo mas to all of whom will be clad in caps and No classes in the Corsicana schools were held Friday and Spring term will begin Monday Teachers Friday were recording grades and preparing report of Caddo Tex averaged 700 miles an It was refueled in flight over Ed Canada and The flight time was meas ured from the time the plane began its test maneuver over Elelson Air Force Alaska until it arrived here at this northwest Florida The Air Force said the flight was staged to test the planes Page 2 County Short On Bond Quota Navarro county citizens pur chased in Savings bonds during L county chairman revealed This sum brought the 1958 total for Navarro county to or per cent of the assigned December sales in Texas were up 15 per cent over December o Navarro county is Included in District 30 of which Howard Waco is Other counties In District 30 are Bosque Hill Limestone and The Treasury Depart ment is grateful to those who gave so much of their time and effort in promoting the sale o Bankers who sell bond as a free service to both custom ers and advertising media who donate advertising volunteers who are active o the local committees and hun dreds of others make this grea thrift program Chair man Sanders First Havana Verdict Death BY FRANCIS McCarthy on Sosa ordered that he be tak Jan 23 Cuban Army Jesus Sosa The judges said he the first war criminal to be tried was sentenced to death today at a 12hourand 19minute trial that ended at dawn in the overcrowded Sports Palace Nearly all of the foreign news men covering the trial and most of the spectators who jammed the stadium would have an opportunity to appeal the The court rejected the de fense argument that the death penalty could not be imposed on Sosa because his crimes were committed before the constitu tion was amended to permit capital The major complained that at the start of the trial Thursjhe was being tried in the day night left before the senjatmosphere of the Roman tence was announced at Coliseum where early Chris who was charged with tians were fed to the He repeatedly voiced his Was cntirKcu iie I vwiitu responsibility for at least lOSjacorn of the which hoot and the burning of 120led and jeered defense requests denied his guilt on everyfor evidence or for time to pre Anything he he j pare its The spectators he did as a soldier under booed Soca as a coward and The threeman tribunal which passed judgmentl Tha trials will resume at 2 today with the prosecu tion of Pedro Morejon second of the big three defendants among the 600odc military prisoners Rlcardo Gau wil be tried During the marathon trial the prosecution called mon than 50 witnesses to testify to Sosas Only a few rep resented themselves as eyewit while the others report ed threats or hearsay accounts of the majors Agriculture Minister Hurnber to Sori author of Cubas new criminal presided over the Evidence introduced agains Sosa included his past record which the prosecution said in eluded prison terms for homi forgery of public docu See Page 7 PUTS BLAME FOR BIG LAG ON POLICIES Follows McElroy Effort To Sell Pentagon Plans Stuart aid today an honest count vill show Russia with a four oone lead over the United States in military missiles by Air Force Secreta y in Ihe Truman poke out after Defense Secre ary Neil McElroy told re porters he does not believe Rus ia has an intercontinental bal istic missile ready for operation against this country at this Gap Widening Symington charged that the Eisenhower administration in stead of closing the missile gap s actually allowing it to wid He said in a Senate speech hat a Senate investigation of he whole missile situation is in the But he said Ihis ounlrys inlercontinenlal missile nvenlory will be less than 25 per cent of Russias in In other words Symington through our plan ning envisages the Russians having over four times as many operational ICBMs as the United Says Figures Low I personally have studied this matter for many and believe that these figures actua ally much underestimate the Soviet long missile now and over the next few McElroy told reporters late Report Claims Food Prices Lower See Page 10 Name Subpanel To Lisi Civic Affairs Plans A subcommittee WEIS handed the assignment Friday of pro posing a 1959 program of work for the Chamber of Commerce civic affairs committee which held Its first meeting of the yeai Friday under the leadership of Julius new As a prelude to the assign ment given the the committees work program of 1958 was reviewed by Named to the subcommittee were David John Wilson Bob Gladney and Dana Other development of the overall the group spenl most of its time on discussing the means of obtaining a rec reational director for the It was noted the city govern ment had set up In its current budget toward a recrea tional program and the Cham ber previously had proposed to try to raise a matching amount to finance the salary of a di rector as it realized the citys finances would not permit it tak ing on the full financial load in the first In discussing the recreationa the committees atten See Page To BATON 23 Civil Rights Com mission expects to move into Louisiana soon to investigate complaints that negroes were denied voting Staff director Gordon Tiffany of the commission said so and Jack Gremillion of Louisiana notified Tiffany of a 1958 act of the state Legislature which named the attorney general as defense counsel for registrars of voters under fire from federal Tiffany said he would tell Gremillion before he interview ed any registrar in He is a former attorney general of New Tiffany We have had complaints that negroes were denied their rights in nit complaints are getting to be commonplace in our We have had more than 500 complaints over the with 100 sworn to in Vote purges by citizens coun cils in Louisiana several years ago stripped thousands of vot ers from registration rolls on the grounds they did not meet The FBI Investi but federal grand juries eturned no Tiffany said the commission would use its not FBI in digging into al See Page 7 Dormitory Fire Routs Thousand In Mississippi STATE Jan 23 believed caused by defective wiring raced through the main mens dormitory Mississippi State Univers early leaving nothing but a mass of rubble of the 78year old brick and wood About students lived in the foursection Off cials said they believed all The flames broke out about and many of the students were still up study ing for final One student suffered burns on the Malcolm supervisor of student said it would cost three million dollars to re place the The fire broke out in1 room 371 of the fourstory Flames were shooting out the window when the first alarm was The flames spread so a witness that the volunteer Starkville firemen were unable to do much when they reached the scene minutes after they were The part of which was started in 1878 a mass of flames by the time firemen from neighboring West Point and Columbus The fire See Page 7 Rights Probe BILL PROPOSES STATE PARTY 23 ffl to confirmation by the state Texas legislature has a to say how members of partys nominees for gov party state executive and lieutenant governor ees should be be exofficio members of Dewey of filed a bill today which also introduced a pro provide that members be constitutional amendment ed at the polls by senatorial abolish the poll He Under present substitute a registration were selected in caucuses must be approved by the Ellglo de la Garza of cal partys state offered a bill which The bill would allow the require party affiliation tys gubernatorial nominee on poll tax appoint four committeemen by would four commltteewomen from Louis Mid different areas of the authorize persons to sue Benson Max transfer Fisher County from the 104th Judicial District to the About Cost Judicial Roy Porl authorize State Parks Price condemnation power for of way to make public access to public NEW 23 Sam Hender Secretary of Agriculture prohibit county judge to son said today the cost of STATE Page 10 nancing federal farm programs has risen Benson said Pledges will have more than nine billion dollars invested In farm surpluses by July and that For Tax cost of storing and financing these stocks will run over Natural Gas billion dollars a This is fantastic and 23 he Daniel promised Thurs Benson spoke to the to fight oil and gas pro industrial conference who would oppose his He said his department will have spent a record per cent tax proposal on 000 this fiscal year the bulk of it to support prices natural gas He wired President Charles Alcorn of the Texas Mid It should be Benson that not Oil and Gas that his organization shoulc these expenditures are for oppose the will see that it is not a benefit of consumers said some is spent for on the producer but on the domestic food companies which have a programs and consumer food portion of the gas re of this state tied up spection Yet the public is Daniel and rightly over the size per cent of this Uho budget for agriculture is moving by long lines out Thats what has resulted of the Alcorn sharply criticized Dan See Page tax proposal in tho gover Nose Cone Test Proves Fizzle CAPE GAS Page 10 Favors Higher Interest 23 The Air Force i another huge rocket carrying an ICBM cone of the 23 Will Wilson says early but the 20 per cent interest rate on missile flamed out shortly loans seem more reason to him than the curren The attempt to propel the 90foot ThorAble rocket per cent Wilson said In an interview failed when the second It is up to Legislature fizzled out shortly after set a higher interest rate that will be fair to the small borrow and assure the small loan a mg office has filed about 285 against about 380 small companies over the usurious interest 1 said the suits were filec to bring the firms widiiri the XOT FIT FOB A unidentified man and his dog were rescued from their home at Mount by this boat crew as flood waters from the Kokosing River continued to About persons in the city of were forced from their AP Wirephoto 23 food prices sent he cost of living down in De cember for the first time since the government said to The Labor Departments con sumer price index declined two enths of 1 per cent last month per cent of average 1947 49 The wages of about whose pay Is tied to the cost of living Index by es lalator clauses in labor con will stay the same be cause of stability in the Earnings of the average fac ory o alltime highs last at a week for a man with three dependents and for single factory The earnings were about above the November Although the cost of living dropped last the index was per cent higher than for Lower food prices in Decem ber were accompanied by lower prices for new womens and girls suits and dress recreation and personal care poultry and pork cost less last according to labor department price Riley said food prices probab See LIVING Page T federal rnce Influence Panel Set Up Friday 23 UPI President Eisenhower in an antiinflation today created a special committee to survey government activities at feeling prices and The committee will review federal programs which have an influence on price The White House said the studies are aimed at helping th President make sure federa programs will contribute as much as possible to reasonable price The created by execu tlve will be headed by Dr Raymond chairman of the Presidents council of economic Representa lives of the post of ant commerce Ihe general services atomic energy federal aviation and the office of civl and defense mobilization wil service on the In creating the committee Eisenhower said Although the governmen has many programs that affec Page 9 Slow Warming Due For Texas By The Associated Press A slow warming trend con tinued over Texas Friday and an extended forecast said thi warmup would continue at leasi five days with little or no pre The extended forecast sale temperatures near or slightly above normal were in prospec In East Texas and Central Tex as with abovenormal readings expected in West THOUSANDS ROUTEDFROM THEIR HONES Death Toll Tops 90 With Property Losses Staggering By The Associated Press Cold waters and chunks of ce swept downstream arrying threats of fresh havoo o flood zones In the northeast ern quarter of the The weeks weather rom the Plains to the east coast brought high bitter cold and flood vhich took many Thousands of persons Losses mounted into many millions Toll By States The death toll rose to Illinois counted Wiscon sin 1 Ohio Iowa Indiana Texas Michigan Kansas Kentucky New York Mexico Pennsylvania Missouri New Jersey Okla homa While fair weather followed he week of series of wind and rain danger wasconcentrated in the flood zone that extended from In diana eastward to New York levee Collapses Sections of a levee and sand jags gave way today In Chilli Waters of the swol en Scioto River seeped through About a third of city was 1 under Tho homes of residents were Mayor Nicholas Holmes de clared a state of The Ohio River crest moved downstream from Pennsylvania See Page T fV TJT Tff River Waters Balking Mine Rescue Effort 23 for 12 coal miners trapped underground by a flooding river collapsing into their tunnelings faded today the waters barred entrance to the mines for at least 48 If Daniel state dep uty secretary of Bald that rescuers can make no search for the entombed men until water from the Ice clog ged Susquehanna river can bB blocked Rescue workers tried fran but to dam the rivers flow into a tunnel under the river dumping everylhing wo can get into the gaping Tho rescue ef forts during the flrsl 24 hours cost an estimated two million Including labor and the value of railroad coal mine cars and other Items with which they tried lo stem tho Unless we can stop the ter from entering the mines from the the break can put all mines in the Wyoming valley out of Idling Connelly The deputy secretary ed that the work thus far has reduced the waters flow into the mines by 30 to 35 per but the water already has reached a deplh of 315 feet In See Paga 10 New German Ideas Sought By JOHN HIGHTOWER UPI of State Dulles has urged particularly West to produce some basic new Ideas on Ger man reunification for possible proposal to the Soviet Reporting this in formants said that Dulles and his advisers are particularly In terested In the possibility that a plan might be devised for a German They are looking for some plan which would offer a construc fresh approach to reunit ing Germany and on which the Soviet government might be willing to In the view any con federation plan would have to provide at least for a central government with control over such matters as foreign Moscow proposed confederation In a 10 note but indicated it would be little more than a facade for continuing West Ger many and Communist East Ger many as completely Independent The German problem is being attacked on three fronts In the biggest review since 1955 of where the rest stands on this whole crucial matter The most immediate prob lem Is to prepare a reply to the Soviet 10 which calls for a 28natlon peace confer ence in March to write a Ger man peace A peace treaty which the West ern governments branded as was offered at the same There is a pos sibility that the West may sug gest a different set of peace treaty But the probability is that the Western powers will call for a Big Four meeting of foreign ministers or deputy foreign ministers by early May to discuss the whoia German Related to the problem a reply is the more fundamen tal question of how the West ern powers can seize the Initia tive with constructive propos als If they get into formal talks with the Soviet ment on German Tho United Franco and the German Federal Repub lic are forming a working fcroup of State Deparrment embassy officials which will begin active work on the pos sibilities early next Behind the policy review Is the danger of a new Berlin crisis developing In This will result if Premier Nlkita Khrushchev goes through with See T i ;