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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - July 22, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHEB LOCAL FORECAST Partly cloudy through Thursday with scattered thunder storms no important temperature Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 11 J 12 1 j 2 84 88 90 91 92 93 94 Complete Weather Beport on Market lIHomeofthe Daily SunandSemiWethly Morning LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS INTERNATIONAL TELEMATS MARKETS AT A GLANCE NEW July sr motors in gov ernments commis sion house CHICAGO ed evening up of ed nearby months low sr to 2 cents bwer top steers steady to 50 cents hgher top 39 JULY PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS President Lists Priority Work For Congress Proposed In New State Taxes SENATE OKS RECORD BILL ON SPENDING Separate Effort Made To Secure Income Off Gas July 22 House tax bill writers recommended 193 million dollars in new taxes today while the Senate approv ed a recordbusting spending With less than five minutes of debate senators gave voice ap proval of an appropriation bill calling for 139 million dollars from the state general revenue fund in The Senate then adjourned until Thursday Debate Due A few minutes earlier the House Tax Committee recom mended House approval of two revenue bills raising 000 in the next At the opening of the regular i House session today Speaker Waggoner Carr announced that he would lay out the commit teeapproved package tax bill HB11 Thursday The House can decide then if it wants to begin debate immedi Gas Levy Separate There is no gas tax in the big package Subcommittee Chairman Pete Yoa The gas tax is It was not the desire of the subcommittee to endan ger jassabe of a bill big enough to take care of the states fi Kea Eagfe Floods Recede WeaJher Coming jiy The Associated Press Flood waters that hit three West Central Texas cities and marooned Palo Duro Canyon visitors in the Panhandle drop ped Wednesday as skies cleared over much of The Weather Bureau said the lengthy spell of wet weather is far from how Longrange forecasts call for moderate to locally heavy rain for all sections of the state through the first of the At least two deaths were blam ed on the Tuesday weather up which included high winds in South Texas and hail in the Panhandle as well as the quickrising John and his of died when their auto collided with a truck in a heavy rain near A quick threefourths inch of rain sent the Prairie Dog Town Fork of the Red River on a fourfoot rise through Palo Du ro Canyon state 22 miles Southeast of Pete park said the halfhour rain and re sulting flooding marooned nine carloads of visitors as water poured over a low water cross Cowart said the See Page 10 Herter Charges Reds Seek Berlin For Hostage A OO JANE ELIZABETH WATKINS KONALD AVERTS AVIUIS County Gold Star Awards Announced Jane Elizabeth Watkins of Emhouse and Ronald Averis Willis of a member of the Corbet are the Na varro county 4H Gold Star winners for Tfc Riuaancccfnt was made Tuesday night at Trinidad where 4H club members are holding their annual county Annually the Gold Star awards go to the outstanding 4H boy and girl in the It is the highest award thatcan be pre sented on the county level in 4H club Ronald and Jane survived an impressive group of candidates in winning the coveted The judges were Elton Skinner of Purdon and Luther Boswell of The awards are sponsored by the Texas Agricultural Exten sion Service with purpose to recognize outstanding achieve leadership and contribu tion to the county 4H and to stimulate Gold Star win ners to further achievements and encourage others to par ticipate in the county 4H pro is the daughter of and Charlie Watkins of Emhouse and is the son of and Willis of Behind these two youngsters are at least three years of dili gent and impressive work re sults of which brought them the Miss Watkins has five years See STAR Page 2 FACES WORST POLIO SINCE VACCINE OFFERED July 22 The United States may he go ing through its worst polio year since the Salk vaccine was introduced in Cases of polio are increasing each The number of para lytic cases is almost double the total for the same period last A spokesman for the Public Health Service released figures today that showed the mount ing incidence of polio in There were 174 105 of them in the week end ng July 4 179 1H para in the week ending July The spokesman said reports indicate an even greater In crease for the week ending July rom April the start of tho polio disease through July there have been 940 604 of them This com pares with 567 cases in the similar 1958 of which 282 were The worst outbreak this year has been in the Des Moines Iowa had 105 cases up to July compared with 9 in the first 27 weeks of It had 58 paralytic compar ed with 4 a year There have been considerable increases in polio in New Minne Kan South Mississippi Washington and Surgeon Leroy Burnej has repeatedly urged intensive See Page 10 Planning Board Expanded Action was taken by the City Commission Tuesday to enlarge the new City Planning Com mission from five to seven members and to broaden its scope of duties to include zon ing along with a new name encompassing the new Passed on first reading was an ordinance changing the body to a planning and zoning unit with authority to pass on all zoning with the commissions either favorable or unfavorable to de sired changes from zoning classifications to be submitted to a final vote of approval of City Delay Interim Move Mayor Reading advised the boards Elliott the commission had decided to postpone introduction for first reading of an interim zoning ordinance proposed by the fivemember City Planning Two plat approval recom 4 jnendations submitted by the City Planning Commission through City Engineer Raymond Henry saw one approved by the and the other sent back for City commlssionirs accepted the planning boards recom mendation that it give prelimin ary approval of a subdivision plat of Lot block 803A sub mitted by Miss Winnie Fay Lorance wherein she proposes to divide a 151 foot lot across from Navarro Junior College into two lots feet The action was taken after the com mission was advised that the junior college administrators had withdrawn their earlier objections to the locating on the same large lot of a new house and an old house moved in which has subsequently been Sent back for clarification was a plat of a proposed sub division of property owned by Simpson off Park Row which would constitute an ex tension of South Thirtysix street to a deadend 50foot radius City Engineer Henry said he had advised the planning board the circles radius was not wide 60 feet to allow an inner circle with curb and gutter for a turnaround and the ooard had recommended the plat be approved if Simpson would eliminate the dead ending his street flush with the end of his for the July 22 UPI Secretary of State Christian Herter charged today that Rus sia is trying to make the West its unwitting accomplice in a plot to hold all of West Berlin for Herter sharply rejected a new concession offered by Sov iet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko at todays session of the Big Four Foreign Ministers Gromyko pledged that Russia would take no one sided action during a possible Berlin truce or the negotiations following The leader pointed out that the Russian offer still had a big string tied to it in sistence that a Berlin truce must have a time Gromykos speech indicated no great change in the Soviet position on In it e no indication that Rus sia is willing to withdraw its impossible demand that West Germany and the Communist East should have equal rep resentation In negotiations for erman Gromylcos pledge was part of a speech to the 22nd plenary session of the Big Four Foreign Ministers conference See Page 10 Mitchell Will Compile Facts In Steel Strike NEW July 22 UP Secretary of Labor James Mitchell has entered the week old steel He will act as factfinder for President who re portedly is reluctant to Inter vene in the process of collective Mitchells move is without He said he knows of no other secretary of labor who has acted in a similar It is expected that the White Souse will use the information he provides as a basis for de ciding whether to Invoke the national emergency provisions of the TaftHartley Under the fed eral government could issue an 80day antistrlke injunction is But it was felt this would accomplish little at this Both sides appear to be dug See Page 9 Iraq Reported Back To Normal July 22 UPI The Iraqi government announced today that thesitua tori has returned to normal in the revolttorn Kirkuk district of Northern It said an in vestigating committee was mak ng an onthespot probe of the weeklong CommunistInspired The announcement was made n a proclamation issued by the military governor Ahmad and broad cast by Baghdad It urged all citizens who left heir homes because of the re ent incidents to return and ive testimony before a special investigating committee now sitting in possible extension of the street in the and temporarily setting aside one of the lots for traffic to turn around at the end of the Disadvantage Cited Commissioner Fred Blucher called attention to the fad that the State Board of Fire Insurance disapproves of such deadend circles and requires that a higher insurance premium be paid by those living nearest the circle due to the dis advantage it offers to getting fire equipment to the scene of Due to the fact the commis sion did not likethe idea of temporary plan of utilizing one lot for a turning point and it wanted the insurance angle brought to the planning boards it referred the plat back to the board for clarifica Don Wylie and others from the 2800 and 2900 block of West Second avenue returned for clarification about costs to property owners relative to fill Ing a drainage ditch and in stalling curbs and gutters to eliminate a drainage problem encountered by the See Page 2 July 22 costs jumped fourtenths of one per cent in June to hit a new alltime the government reported Prices of fresh fruits and ve getables led the advance in the labor departments cousumer price It was the biggest monthly increase in 15 The index moved to pel cent of average 194749 This was six tenths of one per cent higher than a year Ewan Commissioner of Labor called it a seasonal This Is not a sign that the consumer price index is about to take he Clague estimated that about workers will receive wage W W T UA Ala a MARAl Humphrey Cancer Kettle Soviet Press Distortions Attacked LIVING COSTS SOAR TO NEW ALLTIKE RECORD increases because of the rise In About trucking employes and aircraft workers whose pay is geared to changes in the index will re ceive two cents an hour increas Another electrical workers will receive an average onecent hourly pay Higher food prices accounted for most of the al though prices of all major groups of goods and services except apparel were fractional ly See LIVING Page 9 Negro Drowned In Farm Tank July 22 UPI Hubert Hum phrey today advocat ed a summit meeting on health to an EastWest war against Humphrey said I feel that Soviet scientists have much to contribute to the international conquest of cancer and that they earnestly desire to do His statement was issued as the Senate subcommittee on re organization and international headed by Hum released a 40pnge book et titled Cancer A Worldwide The Minnesota senator did not spell out the details of the pro losed but pointed out hat deaths annually result from cancer and that this almost equals the population of West If the major powers cannot agree major powers at least agree on to save the lives each year of as many people as live n politically on he let the leaders of tho Urrutia Faces Treason Charge July Charges filed with the supreme court today denounced expres ident Manuel Urrutia Lleo as a traitor and demanded his provisional The charges were filed by Raul Gomez Identified only as a private asked the court notify the cabinet of the nature of his charges under the recently mortified social code signed into law byj Urrutia could lead William 15year old negro drowned in a tank on the Hines farm 2 12 miles south of Kerens shortly before 6 Sheriff Rutus Pevehouse re The youth is the son of Whit tie and Laura Route The body was taken to the Ross Funeral Home here after efforts to revive him at Kerens were futile and he was brought to Memorial The sheriff said that the youth went into the deep tank while a companion remained on tho The boy sank and did not come back to the the sheriff was and the other youth then spread the alarm and sought The body was recovered by grappling hooks by Ware ing and Nelson Roughton of the Griffin Funeral Home here who were Pevehouse was assisted in the investigation by Constable Holloway of Kerens and Judge Melvln Penney of Road Rough For GI Benefits July 22 UPI The House appeared unlikely to take action this year on a Senatepassed bill to extend wartime GI benefits to peacetime The Senate on a 6731 roll call vote late Tuesday passed the hill over administration objec tions and despite charges it was But the outlook was not bright at the other end of the capltol where the House Vet erans Committee had a number of similar bills No hearings have been held this tQJyear and none are Jie death Urrutia resigned last week after Premier Fidel Castro had himself Castro de nounced the president as a neartraitor In a television Hold Five Negroes In Houston Death July Four negro boys ranging in ages from 13 to 17 confessed to day that they sexually abused a 12yearold white boy and locked him in an old icebox to Homicide Weldon Way cott said the four Implicated another negro youth in the mur der of William Bodenheimer whose nude body was found Tuesday crumpled inside the closed icebox in an old abandon ed All five of the youths were n custody early One of a said they Bulled a white boy off his bi cycle late Monday and forced him Into the He said he stood guard outside the shack while there was an awful rum pus An autopsy revealed that young Bodenheimer was sexual ly attacked In an unnatural manner following a The 13yearold negro boy said Bodenheimer may have been alive when he was put in the The victim died of according to Joseph Jachl Harris County Patholo His nude body was found by his uncle Tuesday morning stuffed into an icebox in an abandoned sheelmctal The pathologist called the death homicide associated with and said there was evidence that the boy had been Police Juvenile Joe Hor ton said the child was still alive when he was put in the His bathing suit and See Page 9 Threaten Halt On Interstate Road Contracts July 22 UPI The Eisenhower ad ministration warned today that contracting for new interstate highways will be halted for nine months if Congress doesnt act soon to provide more Administration officials issued a fresh call for Congress to ap prove President Eisenhowers request for a 1 12 cent a gal lon hike in gasoline taxes to ease this critical The problem was outlined by Under Secretary of Commerce John Allen and Federal Highway Administrator Tallamy before the Taxwriting House Ways and Means Com which opened three days of hearings on the highway financing Democratic congressional leaders have turned thumbs down on the proposed 1 12 cent gasoline tax increase as a means of preventing a stoppage in work on the in terstate highway But there have been signs yViiy might work fora compro mise with the administration on a smaller for one year instead of the five years sought by the See Page 10 Farm Stung By Dies Quickly Cam 69yearold 412 North Second was stung by a wasp Tuesday afternoon nenr Angus and im mediately The victim was assisting and Allyn Gordon prune pear trees on the Gordon farm a short distance south of it was when a wasp stung justice of the conducted an Investiga tion with county officers and said Wednesday morning he would return a coroners ver dict of death from a heart con dition caused by a wasp The judge quoted Gordon as saying Hightower dropped to the ground as he knocked the wasp from the back of his head or Deputy Sheriffs Howe French and Dude Blackmon answered the The Incident occurred about A Griffin ambulance answer ed the Hightowers body was taken to the Calhoun Funeral Home foi1 burial July 22 UPI President Eisenhower said today the Russian press is gving a distorted and untrue picture of captive nations In the Soviet He fired back at Soviet Pre mier Nlkita who criticized the Presidents pro clamation of Captive Nations Week calling for prayer on be half of captive Eisenhower said he saw no between attacks In the Moscow news papers in the past 24 hours and Vice President Richard Nixons imminent visit to Rus The President said he hoped Nixon will be able to convey the temper and the feeling of the American people to Khrush chev during his The Vice President leaves for Moscow tonight after holding a final conference with the Presi dent on his plans for a little summit meeting with Khrush See Page 10 Khrushchev I Puzzled Over Nixons Visit July 22 Soviet Premier Nikita Khrush chev will see Vice Presi dent Richard Nixon In Mos cow at least three times this weekend but he is still uncer tain about Nixons I suppose he has good In Khrushchev told Western newsmen at a reception Tuesday I cannot under stand one What is his aim Congress has decreed a week of prayer for the liberation of the socalled enslaved We think the only enslaved countries are the capitalist See Page 9 OK Compromise On Foreip Aid July 22 UPI The House today ap proved a compromise bill auth orizing foreign aid spending of per cent less than President Elsenhower re Tho roll call vote was 257 to The measure now goes to the Senate for final The President requested a mutual security authorization of The big congressional battle over foreign aid is yet to This will be waged over the bill which appropriates actual cash ror the It is pending oeforo a House appropriations LABOR INCLUDED Wants Payment On Huge Debt Before Tax Cut By MERRIMAX SMITH July 22 UPI President Eisenhower said today his priority list for egislation during the remain ing days of congress included bill to correct labor financing for the high way construction decent farm Sorry Choice Discussing the farm he President told his news con erence that the wheat farmers ace a sorry choice when they vote Thursday in a referendum on price He said the choice before hem was poor because congress had not provided a new support program which would avoid building greater The referendum will determine whe ther the 1960 crop will be grown under the rigid government marketing controls that have been In effect for several Tho President also made theso other points during the confer ence Identified himself as the source of news stories Tuesday that he becoming ingly pessimistic about asummit conference and that no a cut during his 18 remaining months in said the road to a sum See Paga 10 Ike Classifies Leaked Views As Experiment July 22 UPI President Eisenhower identified himself today as tha source of Tuesdays dispatches reporting on excellent author ity his beliefs and attitudes about a wide range of domestic and foreign policy When the Chief Executive faced his weekly news confer ence one of the first questions was whether he was the source of those Elsenhower energetically leap in before the reporter could complete his He said that if the man was asking whether he had had some peo ple at his house for tho answer was The questioner went on his own to say that the Presidents administration had followed a restrictive practice on in formation In tho past and the reporter thought it was a good sign that you have Increased he flow of Elsenhower cut In again to say thanks for the The who was not among the Presidents dinner guests Monday then wanted to know why tho Presl See County Road lobs Total Highway construction in Na varro county recently in contracted or con templated approximates Jack Mann is the resident engineer in charge of local con struction and The above figure does not in clude the enormous amount of work done by the maintenance crews of the State Highway De partment nor the four county commissioners who expend large sums annually in construction and maintenance of the hun dreds of miles of county More than Is includ ed in the Interstate 45 from Rlchland to Ellis via Angus and The highway department last week accepted the new four lane accesscontrolled highway from a point north of Corsica to the ElllsNuvarro county line via It cost counting the dirt Interstate 45 from a point one mile south of Corsicana to a point north of the Richland Creek bridge will be completed within a It represents while the 2 12 mile stretch near Rlchland including new bridges and the Interchange north of Rlchland represents another tho Rlchland area contract was the first In Texas of the Interstate type construction awarded and the second in the The bypass to the east of connecting from near Briar creek to a mile south of is expected to cost including the highway creek and railroad The four lane road from the south city limits to where Inter state 45 is met south of town has been It cost Plans are about ready for bids on the fourlane tiein north from First Avenue and Seventh street to near Briar Creek including a widened un derpass at the Burlington cross ing and also the widening of the Briar creek bridge This 48 Other projects include foot road and widened struc tures is expected to cost Widening of shoulders throughout the A project including widen ing of Highway 31 from Corsi cana to Powell and on 287 from the end of the pave ment southeast of Eureka to Chambers Much of Highway 31 and 287 have already been widened and Widening of Highway 22 from Corsicana to Barry is costing The rebuilding of Farm Road 55 from Blooming Grove on 22 to Silver City on High way 31 via Dresden and re building of Farm Road 1126 from Highway 22 at Barry to Highway 31 via Drane will cost when It la under Construction of a new 3 12 mile road from Frost south la costing Farm Road 662 which has 2 12 miles in Ellis county and 3 miles in Navarro ex tending from near Porters Bluff to allweather road in Ellis coun ty is costing The figures do not Include the work done by the mainten ance department on South Fif teenth street and Seventh ave nue in Corsicana and other maintenance Plans are almost ready for submission for the farm road southwest of Rlchland from a point near Currie to Freestone county the road extending a farm road north of Blooming Grove to Ellis county and the Emhouse to Chambers creek segment of the road from Em house to Corslcanu and Navarro coun ty merchants and citizens bene fit from theso as well us the living costs of those thus not to mention the advantages and rev enues derived from such a sys tem of Additional highway construc tion for farmmarket sections are expected to be authorized In the Navarro Mills reservoir area not only to replace Inundated segments of the present but also for additional access to the lake for recreational and other WATER CATTLE BOMBAY Fifty thous and head of cattle were report ed swimming helplessly today In flooded areas of the Kutch peninsula of northwest Twentytwo inches of rain ia two in the i ;