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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - July 4, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHER LOCAL cloudy and warm through Sunday with scattered thun Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 11 12 1 j 2 85 38 90 92 94 95 Complete Weather Report on Market Daily Sunand Serol Morning li MARKETS AT A GLANCE Most Securities and Commodities Markets Are Closed on LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL JULY 1959 PAGES AP TELEMATS PRICE FIVE CENTS WALKS AWAY FROM WRECK a circus emerges calmly from an over turned truck near Two of her elephant companions also escaped injury in the AP Wirephoto Old Glory Modernized FORT July new 49star flag was unfurled before dawns early light today in impressive ceremonies at the birthplace of the Star Spangled At precisely the same a 49star banner was hoisted to the top of a flag pole on the west front of the Capitol overlooking the lights of Interior Secretary Fred Seaton raised at Fort McHenry the new Old with an add ed star for while the Marine band played the national Fireworks served as the modern equivalent of the rock red glare and ArmyNavy units reenacted bombardment of the British the war of It was during this shelling 145 years ago that Francis Scott detained on a British saw the stars and stripes still waving oer the land of free and the home of the the brave and started writing the national Page 8 Pageant Climax To Philadelphia Flag Ceremony July 4 UPI A colorful pageant climaxed by the raising of the original 49star flag sent here by President Eisenhower mark ed July 4th ceremonies at his toric Independence Ernest Gruening of the new siate of Alaska was the principal He was in troduced by Joseph Clark the senior senator from Penn Hugh the states Royalty Discovers Humanizing Tough By BERT MABSH July 4 Elizabeth and Prince Philip will press on with their campaign to human ize royalty despite an early setback in their public relations highlyplaced sources said The biggest obstacle that end came in Quebec city June They invited newspapermen aboard the Royal yacht Britan nia for an informal gettogeth and read all about it com plete l with detailed quotes of what they said in the newspa pers the next The Queen was quoted as saying she did not care what the press said about and Philip was reported to have said he was fed up with photog aphers prying into his private Immediate reaction from of icials in charge of the Roya our of Canada was to pas he word around that the pres vould never get another chanc uring the tour to chat infor nally with the Queen or he hose of junior read Fresidenl Eisenhowers annual fourth oi July message to the people of Immediately after the historic flag was raised over Independ ence it was lowered encased in a container made of from an oak tree taken from Independence Hall court and presented to Gruen ing by Clark and The flag was shipped to Alaska by air later A feature of the program was the singing of Alaskas Flag See Page f 50Star Flag Nothing New To Miami Family July nine stars or Its nothing new to the Mark Smith fam ily which has had a 50star flag around for the past Its colors are fading and its painted stars beginning to but the Smiths display the old banner with Young Mark said the flag was fashioned by his Miriam Von Pohl of New when there were only 33 states in the My greatgrandmother decid ed 100 years ago that there would one day be 50 he So she made a flag and painted 50 stars in the blue The official 49star de noting Alaska as a new state was to be flown officially for the first time The new See Page 10 Johnson Observes Heart Anniversary July 4 Lyndon Johnson marked the fourth anniversary of his heart attack Friday with the nearest thing yet to admis sion that he can be had as a Democratic presidential candi The Senate Majority Leader appeared as embarrassed as his usual ebullience would allow when interviewers asked what his reaction would be to a solid presidential endorsement from fellow Senators and Texas lead The senator crossed his bit his smiled and said Id be less than human if I didnt appreciate the home folks and my and hope I can be worthy of their confidence in Earlier in the the tanned and affable Johnson told reporters For the 21st Im not a candidate for any thing but Senator from He flew in unannounced Fri day night to introduce Wernher von Braun before the latters address before the State Bar of Texas convention He planned to fly back to Washington today tor further Senate debate Tuesday on the Mutual Aid Four years Johnson re called he was near death from a severe heart But las he Never felt bet Im doing more work than I ever did he smiled Im in good and m weight is down from 226 to Then as the senator told of his trim he noted tha Republican popularity is as low as in the Alt Landon Thats what the polls ne and added that both par ties have good men for possibli He would not flatly predic a Democratic president victory Johnson said the Senate had been that he wa pleased with its and Wi are spending less than the Pres ident asked us The Texan said the Senate rejection of Lewis Strauss ti be commerce secretary was th first of presidential ap pointments vetoed by the sen Johnson quit smiling momen tarily as he I think th See Page 8 The Royal tour at leas officials Holiday Deaths Mounting Faster ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft Capital Cornerstone Symbol EISENHOWER EMPLOYS OLD CRAFT TOOLS Masons Repeat Ceremony From Earlier Times July 4 UPI President Eisenhower described the United States capl ols third cornerstone today as a symbol of this nations de ermination to lead the world oward The President went to Capi Texas Lakes Taking Toll PARADE HIGHLIGHTS CITY BOAT RACES Hill on this Day to lay the Independence third corner stone with the same trowel and javel used by George Washing ton to put the first in place in Demands Devotion was that those who sent th quotes to their newspapers ha trust un alr advantage of the Roya visitors sincere desire to get t Page 9 Venezuela Is Ashamed Of One Neighbor July 4 Foreign Minister Ig nacio Luis Arcaya denied Fri day night Venezuela had spon sored any invasion of the Do minican Republic but he said American countries should eel ashamed to permit the Dominican government to He called the Dominican gov ernment repugnant and said lor 30 it had jfroduced nothing but refugees and mass It is grotesque to see the Dominican government accuse Venezuela before the organiza tion of American states and in voke in its favor the Rio De Janeiro interAmerican defense he He said this treaty could not 3e applied to a rebellion which nad the sympathy of all the Venezuela had broken diplo matic relations with the Do minican Republic and Arcaya said Venezuela would strongly oppose any decision of the OAS which may appear in favor of the interests of the Dominican In a speech before the cere he called for unwavering devotion to the principles of the authors of the Declaration of If those princi ples are followed partisan dif ferences can never cheek the nations he Eisenhower said the 1793 cor nerstone symbolized the growth of the new nation and the sec ond its growth until when the second cornerstone was laid Symbolizes Growth He said todays cornerstone also symbolized growth but thai his audience of leaders and members of Congress had com to remind ourselves of our re sponsibility to the world am to We come here to rekindli See France Giving ConlracS Jolts Britain July 4 UPI The British aircraft industry Rodeo Finals Saturday Night Corsicanas downtown streets were crowded at Saturday as 86 horsemen and women participated in the sec ond annual homecoming Led by a city police patrol car and fire truck occupied by the horseback rid ers concentrated on Main and Beaton streets as the procession unwound under a blazing ost an estimated 98 million dollar jet engine contract to an American firm because it hadnt played ball with France n past business French officials said In the firm which won the contract offered a much better deal financially han did the the same sources The contract was awarded by the French government last month at the Le Bourget Air Show The American firm of Pratt and makers of the J57 jet got the goahead to license construc tion of the engines for Frances new mirage IV The announcement rocked the British aircraft industry back on its It had expected to win the contract for its Bristol which it insisted was as good as the The French move marked the first time an American firm had broken into the European air craft British experts called it a bad omen for their The reason It one French official commented frankly is that the Brit ish havent been fair with So why should we stick with them VISITING GOVERNOR LONG David of Texas City who met Louisiana Ear Long at a Galveston has been granted permission by his and Frank to visit Bui the parents said they had nol agreed to permit Long to adopl their as the governor an AP Wirephoto Legislature In Oklahoma Ends Historic Meet OKLAHOMA July 4 longest and biggest spending Legislature was history Adjournment came in the Senate at Friday The House quit at But Harold Garvin and Clint presiding remained in the Senate and House for an hourslong ffil of bills The session is the one tha brought repeal to Oklahoma at ter more than half a century o In addition then was a record 218milliondollai a merit system for stat central purchasing foi stale agencies and legislation paving the way for two n Howard Edmondsons program of repeal and reform was the big story for six months About halt of Edmondsons pro gram was The Legislature may have alsi made new tax increase inevita ble when it returns in Januar It authorized a progran of spending that will have to b supplemented by special appro priations totaling some 16 mil lion dollars in Port Closed By Gasoline Fire France Navy salvage experls today bat tled a stubborn fire in the Ital ian tanker which spewed flaming gasoline over this porl after striking a Three men were killed and three badly burned as an Eng lish yacht was destroyed after the blazing gasoline spread over the waters of a narrow channel One of the victims was Leslie Arthur a Brit who owned the The others were Italian Aulhorllles closed off Frances major petroleum porl on Ihe lo all ships until the fire Is slamped The downtown area remained practically uninhabited until ibout when the crowds be an to By parade moderate groups gathered on the street corners to watch the Virtually all of Corsicanas business establishments were closed Saturday morning but some few opened up briefly for he parade Trailing the parade was large flatbed truck carrying the oldtimers under the direction of Joel Trimble of Participants in the parade anc spectators dispersed for a jour ney to the Corsicana Fail See Page 10 West Germany Regaining Saar Over Weekend Germany Th fabulously richSaar land twice taken away from the Ger mans after world goes back under their complete con trol at midnight The French and West German governments announced today that the miles square ter ritory will he economically In tegrated with West Germany months of schedule in a gesture of the friendly relations existing between the two coun The wealthy Industrial valley became politically part of Ger many 1957 but the eco nomic Integration was delayed to allow financial It was not due to take place un til Fulfillment of the FrenchGer man treaty on the Saarland brings to an end a long period of dispute between the two coun tries over one of Europes rich est industrial Twice after world wars the Twice the million German spending Saarlanders voted to go back to LaPorte Plans Youth Curfew LAPORTE July City John Klibler has been Instructed to draft a curfew or dinance for City Council action July The ordinance will prohibit children under 18 from being on the citys streets between and 5 It will carry a maximum penalty of fines against their or By CLYDE MURRAY Dally Sun Staff An estimated persons urned out Friday night for the irst performance of the second annual Navarro county home coming rodeo held at the Fair Good stock furnished by Ro and the and an ambitious group of rodeo cowboys were the ingredients for an immediate de spite muggy but fair Seven events produced their share of spills and excitement and some colorful added attrac ions successfully filled in the Held In conjunction with the second annual Navarro county the rodeo will pre sent its final performance Sat urday at 8 with the even winners being determined anc the homecoming rodeo queen be Ing Spectators filled the greatest portions of both sides of the spacious rodeo and th contestants were so numerous that the final event ran pas 10 Winning times in the riding events wore not immediately an pending verification by See Page 8 Negroes Fight Georgia Urban Renewal Plans July Mayor Millard A Bockum says his city will figh a suit by 108 Augusta negroe seeking to block a ur ban development project The negroes sought an injunc lion Friday to stop the projec on grounds that it is a federa overnment effort to force ra cial Plans call for clearing oftlv slum area and replacing i with a model while Industria and business The negroes now living o doing business in the area ar o be They charg government is footln most of the cost In order to dp volop Integrated residentia Your petitioner do not desire to he integrated with members of the while nice or live among the filed In Richmond County Su perior Long Hits Campaign Trail VILLA July Earl com plaining about being tired and having a poor hit the campaign trail today against the advice of six began his campaign to be governor a fourth time despite a nervous the after effects of a stroke or a series of strokes and a weak Six doctors warned him against campaigning Friday In New Long was late getting He flew from Baton the state in an Air National Guard plane to Opetouaas and there got Into his aircondition ed Cadillac for the 15mile drive to Vlle Two men helped him out of the plane In I am feeling a little Long Im not eat ing so Things did not move fast enough at Opelousas to suit him and he told Gaston sergeantatarms of the state House of who was with him Hurry Lets As he he said Good luck to Come along to Vllle Platte and He will speak at Eunice as well as Ville Then as an told the crew of his plane Put that plane in as cool a place as you can get A trimlooking woman with dark brown hair who arrived with Long was identified as Esther one of his priv ate Paul his psychiatr ist Joe Arthur his lawyer David his and an unidentified in addition to Duco were with Longs political lieutenants were passing out campaign literature at his speaking stops which said They say Im See for Long is suffering from a nervous the after effects of a strike or a series of strokes and a weak It was strictly his own decision to go all medical caution toss ed to the bayou loosed a wellnigh incomprehensible blast Friday night at party leaders who are taking a runout pow The 63yearold only eight days out of a mental hos spoke after a gathering with political cronies who form the backbone of his reelection campaign It Is hard to find leaders now People take a runout have never been accused of this and never will as long as Goc gives me strength to carry he Apparently Crossed The only assumption was that Long had been crossed by some of the persons in the gathering He mentioned no Dining with him on the eve of his 195 campaign for reelection were his legal state fire mar adjutant attorney general and assorted hangerson Also in the group was Oicar reportedly Longs choice as candidate for lieutenant gov ernor on his But even before he got under way In avowed defiance of the something set the erratic governor off of his ti He followed his reference o a runout powder by his lead crs with an unprintable attack on Louisianas Democratic na tlonal Camilie Gravel an Alexandria attor See Page 10 In New Roy Wilklns executive secretary of the NAA said I would have to de cllne comment because I don know anything about the situa whos financing the whos bringing the o anything NAUTICAL MISS TEXAS Carelgean Douglas of Corpu Christl will represent the Lon Star State at the Miss USA Coi test to be held at Long Beac July 2 Is a sophomore at Souther Methodist University studyin commercial AP Wirephoti By The Associated Press Traffic accidents have killed least four persons during the uly 4th weekend in hree persons drowned and a oman was shot to All of the traffic deaths oc irred in the first six hours of he Associated Press count that tarted at 6 Friday and nds at midnight The Texas Department of Pub c Safey predicted 26 deaths in raffle accidents during the In San Aurora was found dead in a edroom of her home Saturday lorning from a caliber pis ol wound in the Police uestloned a 20yearold man in le Lamar of McAllen vas reported drowned in the Rio rande near Mission Iremen said grappling opera Ions were begun for the body fter his boat was found in the TEXAS Page 9 hiet Contends Fire Alarm Delayed July 4 blaze in the fire roof Pentagon is put of flcially ut the entire embarrassing af air was rekindled today wit charges that defense official dillydallied before calling I irefighting Fire Chie Joseph Clements complainci itterly of a delay of up to 3 minutes between the time th fire was discovered and the ca hat brought his forces into ac ion Clements version was dispul ed by at least one governmcn At the same Air Fore officials revised their estimate of fire losses sharply downward They said the which firs was believed to have causei actuall may have destroyed only in electronic computers magnetic tapes and assorte Structural damage in th turned out supersecret Al See Page 8 Loan Is Recovered July 4 UP A bandit hold up the C Finance In South Philade hla Friday and escaped wit Five minutes later police ai ested James of Ja Officers said the found the stolen money and revolver In Powells Detective Joseph Maxwell sal Powell admitted the holdup afte icing turned down on a loan TRAFFIC AND DROWNINGS TOP KILLERS Many Agencies Battle To Stem Human Slaughter By United Press International The United States of America nfurled its new 49star flag to ay and celebrated its tndepend nce with a rush of travelers to he The 49th got its tar into the The banner vlth a new star was raised over he capltol at Washington and ver a minute past Motorists Problems the usual rush of loiiday motorists raised prob ems on the highways and rought a slowlymounting death Shortly after 2 here had been 75 highway leaths recorded since the holi day began at 6 The Safety Council warned hat crowded highways carry he threat of a record toll of raffle deaths for a twoday In dependence Day At least 13 drownlngs were across the and 11 deaths from other acci dental for an overall of Six Die In Channel Six persons were killed In Muskegon Channel off Muske when a car ferry and a 24foot cabin cruiser col The bodies of three were An Ohio auto accident claimed the life of Robert Lee who was to hava been married He was See Page 10 Son Of Former Residents Dies In Cars Crash A baby of a former Corsicana resident was killed and six oth ers were injured In a grinding twocar collision 15 miles weat of Brownfield Friday ac cording to The Associated Stepl Bradley three monthsold son of and Leon Baker of Lubbock was Baker Is the former Angelina Wossom of and Baker and another son were Fred son of Jeanne Slauson of is in a Brownfield hospital suf fering concussion and cuts and and his daughter of and Ivan Banks of suffered a broken col a possible fractured leg and other while their 11monlhsold Charl was The Slausons are not regarded as seriously Slauson and and Banks left Corsicana Sat urday for The Slausons and Bakers were See Page 10 Kozlov Rests But Mansfield Active SAN July 4 UPI Soviet First Deputy Premier Frol Kozlov planned a day of relaxation today that will Include attending an after noon barbecue and a tradition al Fourth of July fireworks dis who Is staying in a a day suite at the Mark Hopkins Hotel atop Nob told newsmen that he wanted a private day before motoring northward Todays activities will con sist largely of the to be held at the swank Hills borough home of Cyril a San Francisco merchant who Is chairman of the local hos pitality The program will also Include a boat tour of San Francisco Kozlov and his party of 64 arrived here Friday following a tour of the states capitol at He Immediately drank a toast to peace with Cali fornia champagne at the offi cial Our shores are washed by the common he All questions at issue between our countries can and must be See Page 10 July 4 State Department today had under consideration a demand from Senate Demo cratic whip Mike Mansfield that It give Congress the full text of former Averell Hurrlmans report on his talk with Soviet Premier Nikita Mansfield sent a telegram to Secretary of Stato Christian Herter Friday night asking that the Harrlman report be made available to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and to all appropriate state department The report previously was leaked to some Its gist was carried Thursday by two newspapers New York Times and New York Herald Mansfields demand was sup ported by Mike Mon roney a former news who said there should be no exclusive release of such Monroney said the Harrlman report should be made generally available unless it contains material which is See Page 10 ;