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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - January 24, 1959, Corsicana, Texas 4 f 4 THE WEATHER LOCAL cloudy and a little warmer through Thermometer 81 9 10 11 13 I I 48 49 50 52 54 j 57 60 Complete Weather Report on Market of the Daily Sun and SemiWeekly Mornind li MARKETS AT A GLANCK Most Securities and Commodities Market Are Closed On LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL AP TELEMATS 198 1959 PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS ft ft ft ft ft ft ft M 11 t I Rogers AERIAL VIEW OF FLOODING The rampaging waters of the Shenango river engulfed the downtown section of in northwestern All stores closed es the worst flood in 46 years brought most activity to a State main artery of the runs diagonally from top to AP Wirephoto 24 members beat Friday nights deadline for for getting their bills into favorite spots on the calendar with two major tax the HaleAikin school rec ommendations and a pair of agri cultural Midnight Friday was the dead line for members to use the numbers for bills which they drew at the start of the ses The tax bills concerned the largest sources of the states and Bob Eckhardt of Hous ton tossed in a proposal for making the tax on oil production a graduted the pres ent per cent on production up to barrels per month up to 7 per cent for companies pumping over 5 million barrels per Eckhardt said the measure would affect only the largest 17 companies among Texas oil One of Price Daniels tax proposals was introduced by George Hinson of Minr flled a bill which activate the suggested three per cent levy on dedicat ed Hinson claimed the proposal would satisfy the Supreme which threw out a 1951 gas gathering DeWitt Hale of Corpus Christi submitted the HaleAikin school revision calling for a minimum school year of 180 days plus five days of teacher and raises for teach It would specify a minimum salary scale on a monthly with teachers guaranteed nine months of employment per principals 11 months and superintendents 12 Teachers with bachelors de See Page 4 Drilling Pace low In Texas The Railroad Commission said Sat urday 180 oiJ wells were complet ed during the making a total of 681 for the year com pared to lest There were 47 gas well completions and 92 dry The wildcats drilled included 9 2 gas and 57 dry A total of 145 wells were plugged including 47 oil and 6 The total average calendar day allowable was barrels compared to EGAN IMPROVING William Egan of Alaska was still on the criti cal list today but showed some 24 UP The domestic oil which suffered some setbacks last was forecast Saturday to regain most of its lost ground during 1959 and may establish L few new That forecast was by the Oil and Gas based on reports from operators in all active fields in the United Oilmen consider Imports and prices the main obstacles and the Journal pointed out that drilling will depend on what happens to production and where DISASTERS DECLARED IN TWO SECTORS Many Thousands Are Homeless Damages Heavy By The Associated Press Fires and biting cold aggravat ed the woes of thousands of resi dents of flood stricken communi ties Flood losses mounted beyond the 100 million dollar More than were homeless andlJust how the average Navarro hundreds of others shivered In County resident adjusted his unheated spending during the Ohio Worst Hit cutting down in some directions placed in a state of emerand expanding in is re bore the heaviest burvealed in the current Consumer Michael DiSalle estlMarkets Data mated damage in the state at AH in it is once he 83 million dollars or more and became convinced that his figured the death toll may reach I income was not seriously en he again demonstrat Ohio had 14 known his voracious appetite for er flood deaths included Indiaconsumer As a the industry directs Us spend na New York 5 and Pennsylmost local businesses stood up 11 Placement i Statement i i Hailed OTHERS SURVEY SHOWS CORSICANA REBOUNDS FROM RECESSION NEW recast ing The Journal said the industry should drill wells in 1959 vania Deaths attributed to the win ter storm and ensuing floods Gasoline Tax Hike Proposal Stirs Protest President Eisenhowers pro posal to increase the federal gasoline tax has stirred up pro A lot of opposition is cer tain If and when it comes to a vote in Protests came swiftly from trucking and aviation groups and members of Con gress from oil producing states after Eisenhower made his posal The President wants the gas tax paid by motorists and truck and bus operators raised from 3 to 4 12 cents a gallon to put moremoney into the interstate highway He proposes also that the tax on aviation gasoline be increas ed from 2 to 4 12 cents a gal with all the receipts to be put into the treasurys general fund but to be used for avia tion Aviation gas tax revenues now go into the highway President Frank Porter of the American Petroleum Institute said that so far as the petrole um industry is concerned there is no justification for any fur ther increase in the federal tax on gasoline or in any other spe cial taxes on highway Motor vehicle he already are taxed at the rates higher than sufficient to pro vide revenues needed for the federal interstate highway pro for a per cent gain over the were past the 100 mark early wells completed In Operators say they plan to drill a per cent and develop flood duty to battle blazes in A j Fires Bothersome Firemen took time out from See Page 4 ment for a per cent If gains In production prove greater than drill ing programs will be increased divisions of the industry at million dol lars more than capital outlays The greatest will drilling and production which the Journal said again reflects the expected resurgence in field On the cloudy the Jour nal notes that imports which now represent per cent of daily crude reached an alltime high for 1958 of barrels a five per cent The review pointed to sharp See OIL Page 4 First Alaska Legislature To Open Monday first state leg islature convenes Monday for the business of overhauling its present government which dur ing territorial days was a hodgepodge of 50 Sixty men and women from remote villages and min ing camps face the tremendous task of shaping a government for the sprawling 49th William Egans criti cal illness has cut sharply into the time needed to prepare a reorganization plan for the executive Under Alas kas the governor is the sole elective officer at the executive Secretary of State Hugh now acting was paired with the governor on the ballot so the people did not vote directly for The legislatures first job will be to set up an executive branch See Page Record Midterm Class Receives CHS Diplomas By CLYDE MURRAY Daily Sun Staff Seniors making up one of the Flames damaged a heating plant iargest midterm graduating and gymnasium at Wilmington classes e to come out of Zanesville and Fire early today destroyed three businesses and damaged four others Jn the heart of Zanes villes commercial sicana High School were lauded Firemen Btood by helplessly and awarded diplomas at corn early while raced exercises at the high Inrough A warehouse floodeufsMinnI Fridav Vfter Firemen used three amphibious school building Friday after Ten students were presented Vl j I w ff vehicles to get to the fire But j t Dawgori they were unable to shoot any1 J J See Page 4 Florida Nan Believed Slain Located Alive 24 Florida business man whose alleged murder promoted legal action against Mil1 i v two suspects was found alive EIdBOni R nd A Elmorfl and wen in ofMfchael Grooms and Franhle of the school another who was absent is among the select Large Crowd a crowd that filled the library seats and spill ed over into the aisle was on hand to see the clad in grey caps and reach an important milestone In their Graduates are Conella Marion Olson Melba Ruth Yvonne Mary Jane Jerry Bud 24 Paul Dougms said today the Eisenhower administrations anti inflation campaign should give attention to unemployment problems and They went through the slackening production as well recession without too much as Price The Illinois Democrat said the President has created anoth committee to do a job Hold Debt Load Exceptions were the goods which depend which presumably was being on selling their higherpriced done by Eisenhowers council products on installment of economic The average normThe President created a spe ally a cautious cut cial committee yesterday to down drastically on such purmake sure government pur refusing to add to hisjchase and other federal activi ties do not fan inflationary The retail spending by driving up prices un for the fiscal year ending July is revealed in the annual All these factors need to be made by the Standard considered equal Rate and Data employment and maximum pro It shows that business done as well as price stabili by the various types of food Douglas We had all stores in Navarro sellthree for the 21 months between ing food for offpremises conMarch 1951 and December totaled In when the Eisenhower adminls the or 30 cents of the rekration came tail The volume in the Since this administration previous year was took the rate of growth has we have had two recessions and an increase in The Senate antitrust and monopoly mean continued its invesUga See See Page 4 Nan Intending To Shoot Wife Kills Trooper Admits Clears Brother A 32yearold cab driver who said he had intended to kill his estranged wife Is being held in stead for the fatal shooting of an Oklahoma Highway Patrol a former Marine 24 Jackson County Loys Upi Jeff WU Criswell said Saturday that Ray 59 hasadmitted the em Allen 32 had signed a bozzlement Of more than statement admitting the shoot 000 over a 28year period from ng of trooper John the H t Kanj slato bank au er f thorities said u u M Also held n the shooting are Bermce who gave Shre wniiams a Uat left his cashiers June and went to ficers said County authorities here said Lewis DawHon SpealiH James Eugene or Da graduates Indian River C ty Fla to continue their educatloni Ckcd P c the Ari whether it he in college or in zona City Friday Dansler of the Du val county road patrol said he the normal routine of Answering his question of Castro Curbs Havana 24 UPI from the sports palace to thejfore leaving for Venezuela came Fidel Castro has moved to end the Roman Gladiator spectacle aspect of the Cuban war crimes trials and has carried out his first major crackdown on the resurgent Communist it was reported But in he Is making a good will Castro asserted We will continue to do justice for the crimes committed during the Batista dictatorship even though our country la suffer ing the most cowardly and vile campaign ever con ducted against a Even though the world there will be justice in he told a wildly cheering crowd of in the Venezuelan He arrived in Caracas Friday and received a heros While Castro was the head of the war crimes tribun agriculture minister Hum berto Sori postponed further trials until Monday and Indicated that subsequent pro ceedings may transferred privacy of a court room in bana Adam Clayton Pow ell who winds up his The revolutionary government inspection tour today and re also moved to curtail television turns to New and radio coverage of the Powell said Castro told him The conviction and death I of the action a few hours be sentence of the first Havana fore his departure and quoted Jesus Sosa him as saying he acted directly took place before a to shake up the executive jeering crowd of to of the Cuban national had talked by phone with See Page 8 rison himself who said the last thing he remembered before coming to on the streets of Phoenix was driving Into a Jacksonville parking lot Harrison had been the ob of a widespread search un til last week when a murderer In a California Heavy drinkers who see snakes Snare Rattler With Red Head J j 1 U ii V veport hnr most recent ad he worked as handyman on a dairy farm for a Last Thurs day he quit his farm job and a taxicab driver from nearby Criswell said he Intended to file joint murder charge against Young and Miss Scott later today and a charge against returned to Kansas to surren Williams admission came be Gray of aiding a felon to Jackson County Sheriff Vic Barter found in a ditch County Cross alongside his empty cruiser a state bank examiner about 5 The agents of the state bureau iaVt when a convicted I 24 lengthy how he fatally stabbed the former The Roy also told how he buried Har one recently captured near Its a redheaded It also Is rosyhued the length of Its Some Fisher County snake inters were digging for dia south of Officers had con mondbacks when they came up 1 b lfeAA A UJ ducted a thorough search foi wlth thfi ruby n gtood out ike the Olson also Implicated James who apprehend ed In Lo cal officers already are in Knox to question Extradition papers for the re See Page 4 a Christmas tree among the more conventionally colored Buddy Roian farm has been hunting snakes on his land for many years but says this Is the first red one he ever See Page 9 Urges Neutral Philippines leading Philippine jurist urged today sriousonsideration by the Philippines of a perman cnt neutral policy patterned aft er of Bank examiner Darrell Ingle said the bank was short and Williams said the figure was substantially IJe said ho took the money in small amounts beginning shortly after the National Bank Aholiday in 1933 He sald hG used the to meet normal liv Williams salary Southern Senator has hailed Attorney General Wil liam Rogers statement that no constitutional objection ex ists to nondiscriminatory stu dent placement Sam Ervin said he was gratified and encouraged that Rogers seems to realize that people familiar with the local situation have a better op portunity to solve their prob lems than does a judicial Support for Rogers also came from Hubert Humphrey a leader of the civil rights He said the attor ney generals statement Friday upheld the purpose and tho spirit of the recent Supremo Courts decision in upholding the constitutionality of an Alabama pupil placement But he noted that the court said the law would have to be administered without regard to race in order to be construed as valid in the In a related development late Senate Democratic Whip Mike Mansfield warned fellow Democrats not to over reach themselves on civil rights legislation because of their hope See Page 8 Virginia Hit By Decisions On Integration 24 UPI Three Virginia locali ties faced public school Integra tion today with resistance blocked by a series of Federal Court Charlottesvllle and Arlington county sought llth hour means to but court rulings demolished most hopes that integration be post poned more that a few The school boards of Norfolk and Charlottesvllle Monday meetings to planned consider See Page 8 BLADE SLICES BUS Even the United 24 er Supreme Court Justice MarlFive persona were killed and ano De Joya recognized 30 Injured Friday night when the necessity of a perpetual the blades of a bulldozer being neutralization plan for th e carried on a truck sliced open In the Law providing for the establish ment and recognition of the Philippine he it is all provided Philippines may be declared perpetually a bus at eyelevel like a giant new evidence that schools clos ed since last September would have to reopen and Arlington county school board attorneys meantime drafted i request for the Fourth Cir cuit Court of Appeals asking It to stay its own order issued Friday that a white Arlington junior high school must admit four negroes The Arlington school board and county board have pledged to keep integrationordered Stratford junior high open re See Page 8 Mexico Breaks With Guatemala MEXICO 24 UPI Mexico has broken off diplomatic relations with Guate mala because of that countrys New Years Eve air attack on a Mexican fishing Two fishermen were killed and 14 were wounded when Guatemalan warplanes opened fire 31 on three boats which the Guatemalans say were violating territorial wa ARE INLO Tragedy Follows Train Derailing In Monroe Area h i d 24 death toll rose to five to day from the explosion of a railed railroad tanker car fUlecT with gas Friday The tanker blew up in the midst a crowd of spectators and morjS than 50 persons were J Two including Train master Charlea of North Little die in a hospital Another man was reported very near 17 Critically Hurt Seventeen persons were itti critical suffering burns and other Tha butadiene explosion hurled al and flames Into the crowd workmen and onlookers at scene of a MissouriPacific road freight Three were at scene Friday tage of Monroe died In cis Hospital Firemen at the scene miles from here said two cars filled with mable fuels might blow Undecided On Fire Officials were whether to let the raglnjfcy since Thursday midnight 33 cars of the freight jumped the burn salvea orattempt to Workers began through debris searching for any other victims of an plosion that hurled a railway tank car filled with chemicaU 200 feet into a cotton1 The sheriffs office said 1i See RAIL Page j Violence Gets 4 Deadly Start For Weekend A Dallas man was and four area residents Friday night when a huge Air Force plane on which they wqro working hero exploded and Cause of the of Temco Aircraft had not been The dead man was today by relatives as Joe Carl3 of His was burned beyond Temco officials The five victims were ing on an Air Force KC07 tankJ er plane when the craft It was one of about Temco plant at Majors south of was The injured were Cuniy Royce who waa badly burned Earl Richard t who fercd shock but was not 1 seriously Injured Joe who sufferer and who Buffered The Greenville fire depart See Page 4 Meet Moscow labor front and the Workers The execution was upheld a week or more when Sosa apCastro was reported to have pealed to a higher revolutionary brought the weight of his all In the meantime powerful July 28th movement Sosa carried a plea for her behind the purg husband to 350 foreign newsing five Communists who had men at the Havana Riviera hogained board positions following the ouster of exPresident Ful She brought her teenage gencio Batista and creating an Hints Berlin Changeover May Be Suspended Mikoyan By HENRY SHAPIRO Russia indicated today it might be prepared to suspend its May 27 deadline for turning over its controls in Berlin to the Com munist East German govern provided the West agrees to begin negotiations before that Press daughters to the Riviera loboverall nonCommunist by and posed for pictures denying charges her husband was guilty of multiple UNSIGNED labor looting and destruc tion of public property in the LOS 24 UPI County paychecks issued Fri course of his antirebel military day included a new 5 12 per campaign in Oriente cent increase but the pay Reports that Castro had purgcheck recipients still wereun ed the Cuban labor of its Communist infiltration The checks were un The hint was given by Soviet Deputy Premier Anastas Mik oyan In his first conference with the Moscow Press Corps since his return from a coasttocoast tour of the Unite1 Emphasizing the Soviet Unions readiness to listen to counter proposals from the Western Mikoyan said in a reply to a correspondents question The fact that we set a dead line on Berlin is nothing ab normal because negotiations cannot go on The main thing is not the deadline but to have If there is good will on the Western negotiations could be prolonged for a few days or a few This statement was Interpret ed here as an indication that the Soviet Union might be will ing to extend the deadline set in notes to the Western powers last November If EastWest negotiations under way by that East German Communist strongman Walter Ulbricht in an interview with UPI cor respondent Joseph Fleming in Berlin Friday said It is ab solutely certain that the Sov iets will carry out their plan to hand over all of its control functions to the Communist regime by May Mikoyan returned to Moscow He told the correspond ents he reported immediately to the Kremlin on his During the Mik oyan made clear his belief that the government was lag ging behind American political and business circles on the Issue of expanding Sov ietAmerican He said his talks with Presi dent Vice President Richard Nixon and Secretary of State John Foster Dulles were And he also noted with satis faction that in contrast with the recent political lead ers have also expressed them selves In favor of improving stres sing here the necessity and use fulness of contacts and discus sions at all D MARK 81yearold mens dormitory at Mississippi State University at State burned to the ground as He that result of defective electric The blaze started on the third floor and raced to roof See Page S In making fire walla Jackson Daily News photographer Norm Bergsma tltiyr over the smoking ruins to get this graphic shot of the No Injuries were reported andmoijt of the students aaved their photo ;