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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - July 31, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHER LOCAL FORECAST Partly cloudy through Saturday with scattered thunder showers not much change in Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 11 12 1 3 84 89 91 Complete Weather 93 94 95 96 Report an Market LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AP TELEMATS MARKETS AT A GLANCE NEW July ed changes rails pace Cotton trading CHICAGO moderate general demand light buy short Hogs Steady to 25 cents higher top Cattle steer supply too small for mar ket 47 JULY 1959 PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS DOCTORS GIRL FRIEND FINGERPRINTED Redheaded Carole 22yearold divorcee and girl friend of Ber nard holds an inkstained hand behind her back as she is fingerprinted by Bill Handrahan at West po lice Finch is charged with murdering his Carole was arrested as she stepped from the wit ness stand during the preliminary hearing for Finch where she admitted her love and intimacies with the 41yearold She too was charged with murder and accused of helping Finch slay his AP Wirephoto Governors Favor TopLevel Meet July 31 t governors just back from Russia told President Ei senhower today that he and So viet Premier Nikita Khrush chev should exchange visits to each others They thought it would ease EastWest Leroy Collins of acting as spokesman for the said the President did not commit himself on the idaa but indicated interest and didnt react with all ninevgovernors felt that a Khrushchev visit to Girl Reporter Learns Mamie Without Plans July 31 Marie Smith took President Ei Benhower at his When President Eisenhower Tvas asked by a newsman at his news conference Wednesday about his plans after he leaves yie White he said a de cision about any apartment in Washington would be up to the First The President You had better get some of your lady reporter friends to go and talk to her about So Miss a Washington Post went to In a front page story in to ways Miss Smith wrote I dialed National 81414 and asked to speak to Eisen The pleasantvoiced operator asked Whos calling Eisenhower I replied just as Marie She said Just a and for a split second I was sure I was going to speak directly to the First Lady of the The operator came back on the Youre with the arent you I admitted the Then she said Just a minute again and before my hopes of talking voice to voice with Eisenhower had a See Page 2 the United States would be He said they recom mended that Eisenhower extend an invitation to the Soviet lead er at the earliest practicable Indications continued to build up that such an invitation in in the Reporters accompanying Vice President Richard Nixon on his trip through Russia empha sized that Nixon keeps dropping hints that he favors a Khrush chev It appeared Nixon would dationto the or per haps already has done A dispatch from Geneva said West European diplomats be lieved it almost certain that Khrushchev would come to the United possibly in the White House Press Secretary James Hagerty said he knew nothing about the Ge neva report and neither does anyone in the White Eisenhower is known to feel that a Khrushchev visit would See Ipage 5 Death Winner InHotrodRace SAN July 31 won a hotrod race Thursday Two cars carrying six boys hurtled down a busy West Side street Both miss ed a Both Two youngsters died and the other four were three Police said it was one of the worst wrecks in San Antonios One of the cars smashed Into a utility The other piled into a concrete wall of a rail road Killed were Amador Plata and Hector It looked like they had been hit by a an ambulance driver You couldnt tell what kind of cars they One of the suvivors had to be cut out of the mangled wreck age with an acetylene Khrushchev Invitation Expected Soon 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 Nixon Back In Moscow From Siberia STARTS WORK ON SATURDAY NIGHT TALK Finds Russian People Friendly On Short Tour July 31 UPI President Richard Nix n returned to Moscow today fter a fourday tour of Siberia hat Included huge demonstra ions of friendship and some The vice presidents plane was receded by a large press par y aboard two TU104 jet air ners that landed at Moscows Vnukuvo Nixons TU104 touched down lere at Need Better World Nixon flew here from Be oyarsk where he told Soviet scientists that statesmen nust work out their differences o that American and Soviet dentists could create a better world for Nixon was met at the air ort by acting Soviet foreign minister Vaslly Kuznetsov and Jther There were no ipeeches at the No Market Trip Asked his Nixon re plied I am going back to ipaso house the ambas iadors I expect to vork for six hours on the ra See Senator Oilers South Example To New Yorkers July 31 UPI Glin Johns on says recent racial unrest in New York City has iroved that Southern states are wise in keeping negroes and whites If I were governor of New I would certainly think in erms of looking back towards segregation as a possible solvent for the terrible conditions that exist in New York Johns ton told the Senate Johnston commented while placing in the congressional a magazine article which le said showed that New York las the worst racial unrest and the worst prejudice and the worst police problem of any n He reminded advocates of strong civil rights legislation hat the city and state of New York boast to the nation that hey have the finest or at east I should the aws on the books to enforce racial I only wish the racial rela ions in the city of New York were on the high plane and peaceful level that they are in state of South Carolina and n the other Southern Johnston This should be ample evi dence to critics of the South and ts system of segregation that segregation and Integra tion does not Solons Tackle Spending As Tax Bill Passed Just is s To Succeed Stipe Dallas Integration Delayed July 31 UPI Negro attorneys pondered ways today to overcome a federal judges refusal to order immed iate desegregation of Dallas public schools or set up any sort of Integration Federal Judge Whitfield In effect neatly sidestepped making a ruling at this He said he felt his decision was to the interest of all and remarked that his family owned plenty of slaves and that the Supreme Court has us the South over a bar Thurgood chief coun sel for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored people conceded at Thursdays hearing that to be gin desegregation this fall might be difficult sought to show there would be little administra tive difficult in starting a de segregation program in the fall f of The NAACP motion had asked immediate Judge Davidson advised the school board to put your house in order for integration and postponed a final rulinj until doser to the fall of I held we cant sufficiently forecast at this distance what the conditions will so I have postponed a decision regarding integration in 1960 until the judge Negro attorneys said they were not sure what the next step would Well have to see the order before we can legally said Dallas NAACP But well not wait until next spring to re open this This will take a long conference before we know just what legal action we can take superinten dent of schools in testi fied that the board has no plan but Is making studies of desegregation pro grams and He said de segregation would be simple on an administrative but it had to be considered with the temper of the Clarence NAACP field secretary in said today he believes there would be a certain amount of violence in volved in Dallas But I believe the people of Dallas have clear heads and good hearts and will avert any situation here like that at Little Rock which might bring fur ther shame to this Laws Judge Davidson suggested that Dallas hold a local option election next spring on desegre gation to comply with a state law which could result in the school district losing an esti mated in education Edwin school board testified this loss of funds could mean closing schools for three extra There is no assurance that the district would lose the mon he The thing to re member is that our governmen is based on respect for law and If we can defy this law with we can defy other This disrespect for law coult cause a callapse of government Anything we need to pay to up hold law and order and to per petuate our system of govern ment is not too high a Laws referred to the Supreme Court desegregation decisions What we do about this situa tion not only effects but other countries aa well be See 2 Charles direc or of finance and city secre submitted his resignation ffective 15 to a called meeting of the City Commis ion Thursday at After accepting his resigna the commission upon the ecommendation of City ger Morgan Works approved he appointment of Alton Jus formerly chief accountant if Bethlehem Steel company efore Its as director f Upon the recommen ation of Mayor he commission approved Jus iss appointment as city sec etary without additional com Both appointments o become effective fustiss was employed as fi nance director at a monthly alary of In his letter of Stipe announced he had ac epted a better position with he Fort Worth auditing and accounting firm of Pickens and This is the firm which See Page 2 Grand Canyon Gives Up Youth Lost Five Days GRAND July Georgia miss ng six days and given up for dead In the rugged Grand Can was found alive and in ood condition John Manson Owens of whose two com panions died on the Illfated rek into the flown by helicopter to Grand a resort community on the Can yons south Its a miracle the kid Is said Lynn chief of the National Park Service He is much thinner than when he but he is not A park service spokesman said a helicopter crew spotted the youth from the air about nine miles down the Colorado River rom the area in which the bodies of his friends were Owens was found at the edge of the river in the southeastern See Page 2 Ben Carpenter Succeeds Father July Ben Thursday was elected chairman of Southland Me Insurance He succeeds his John who died June The new chairman has been a member of the board since 1950 and became executive vice president in He is also of the Trinity River Authority of Texas and a vice president of the Trinity Im 91ovement Southland Life operates in 20 states and the District of Colum ola and with more than of life insurance In force rates itself the 15th largest stock life insurance company in the July 31 UPI There were 177 paraly tic polio cases last set Jng a record for the the Public Health Service reported The report for the week ended July 25 showed an Increase of 11 cases over the 166 reported for the previous The new cases bring to the total number of paralytic RECORD 177 PARALYTIC POLIO CASES PAST WEEK Doctor Reports Red China Kills Feeble Oldsters HONG July American doctor in Laos was quoted today as saying Chi nese Communist authorities In Yunnan Province have ordered the execution of all persons over 60 who are unable to put in a days The Roman Catholic Diocesan newspaper Sunday Examiner attributed the report to Thomas Dooley who runs a clin ic in Muong a former Navy in re cent years achieved a reputa tion In Southeast Asia along the lines of Gordon Sea the Burma The Examiner quoted Dooley as saying that a Red edict or dering the execution of all fee ble over 60 is responsi ble for the arrival of a stream of refugees coming across the The Communist Com missar of Mengwha In Commun ist Chinas Yunnan Province has ordered the execution of all fee ble men and women over 60 who can not take part In the work program of the local Red Commune Dooley was quoted as As a result he large numbers of the doomed people are sneaking across the border and are be ing cared for at the Munong Sing clinic with the help of two medical Earl Rhine and Dwight Davis of the Examiner Gasoline War Is Resumed Here A majority of major oil com pany distributors posted a two cent reduction on regular gaso line Thursday afternoon and Friday Many stations had posted cents gallon for regular Friday A war subsided several days ago when the retail dropped un der 20 with some quota tions at or Malakoff and Athens in Hen derson county are in a Posted prices in those two cities Thursday night were and cents per gallon on regular and ethyl with some quotations a cent un der that cases recorded this This was more than double the 510 reported during the same period in The PHS said 55 polio deaths have been reported so far this Officials said the death rate of about three per cent is not considered In addition to the paralytic there have been 413 cases of nonparalytic polio In the first 29 weeks of this year and 194 bringing the overall total to More than half the new cases were centered in seven states 20 15 Mis 14 Tennessee and Call See Page 9 Mediators See Little Progress In Steel Talks NEW July 31 UPI Federal mediators today wound up another week at ne gotiations witlioutniaking any significant progress in their ef fort to settle the 17day nation al steel The mediators conferred with union representatives for two hours and 15 minutes and ad journed he meeting at Mediator Walter acting as said the meeting was explora He had no further com David presi dent of the United Steel Work ers was not present at the No further meetings were planned by the mediators until 2 Monday when they will go into joint session with the union and representatives of the 12 steel in the sixpage statement to Labor Secretary James pointed out Steel Corporations record See Page B 11 Hospitalized Train Wreck July 31 still were hospitalised today with in juries received when a speeding passenger train derailed at the edge of a 100foot At least 100 persons were In jured in many of them child ren returning home from sum mer Fortyseven persons were taken to Menomonte Memorial The Chicago and Northwest ern Twin Cities 400 bound from Minneapolis to Chicago was de railed Thursday afternoon while speeding through the Western Wisconsin Seven cars of the 11car train left the tracks and three of them slid halfway down a 100foot cliff before coming to rest against a clump of By July 31 JP After 194 days of trying the 56th Leg slature passed a tax By an 8554 vote the House approved late Thursday the 185 million dollar tax measure that assed the Senate 292 on Wed The House later raised ts approving vote to 11525 to sut the bill in effect beginning of the states fis al Both Houses then quit until Monday when they hope be in final work on their second big job of the session an ppropriations bill to cover 19601961 The Senate meets at Monday and the House at 2 There were more smiles on apltol hill Thursday afternoon nan there have been in Bitter political enemies pump ed each others hand and head ed arminarm for the nearest efreshment bar or beer You obviously have accom illshed quite a feat said Speaker Waggoner who ought Price Daniels de mands for a new type tax on natural gas then at the end i0ted to put the new levy into mmediate You have one more feat to accomplish the appropriations Carr told the The speaker has urged the appro priations committee to go to work at once and bring out a probably AVork 1romlswl head of promised that his 21man group would not See Page 2 Total Requests For Community Chest The remaining five Communi y Chestsupported agencies submitted their 1960 operating fund needs Thursday evening the budget committee in hearings held In the Chamber of directors Total asking of the 11 agen cies for the next year aggrega tes as compared to 1958 appropriations totaling Winding up the second night of these budget re quests were heard by President Floyd Smith and panel mem Dean Jay Silver Joe Tekell and 1960 campaign cochair man Family represented by Miss Augusta execu Rex and Clyde Deis asking as compared to 1958 appropria ion of Camp Fire represented by Miss Buena Allyn executive and Joe asking as compared 1958 grant of Boy represented by Al executive Lynn and Ralph See Page 2 MultiMillion Contracts Awarded By NASA Lunar Seismograph Slated By JOSEPH MYLEB July 31 UPI The Federal Space Agency disclosed plans today to rocket a seismograph to the moon in five or six The if It made a successful would help scientists learn what the moon a made of and how its crust be Plans for the lunar seismo graph came to light in a list of contracts totaling nearly which were awarded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration The weighing be tween 10 and 20 will be jointly developed by Columbia University and the California Institute of Each re ceived a contract for the first years The total cost may run around a million Among other contracts were these to Hughes Aircraft C for an atomic clock to test Einsteins relativity theories about time variations in to the University of Michigan for a system using probably to pro vide oxygen for space to the Smithsonian Institution for studies on a telescope observatory in to the General Elec tric for study of a new engine Idea which may hasten the day of rockets with millions of pounds of to the Massa chusetts Institute of Technology for an instrument to measure charged gas particle densities between the earth and Two similar contracts went to the Naval Research Laboratory for instrumenti to measure the moons natural The biggest contracts were to the Air Force tor down payment of eight modified Atlas Boosters to be used in NASAs threestage Vega rock et and for a similar payment on 11 Thors to be used in the threestage Delta Rock Seismographs are Instruments for detecting and recording shock waves kicked off by such things as quakes or explosions Analysis of these waves throws light on the nature of the ma terial through which they move Columbia and Caltech scien tists said the Lunar seismograph should glean information which by indicating how the moon was would help toward un derstanding the history of the earth and other See 6 MdiU liLUCilblt City Official Found Dead At Family Home Fred city com was found dead at the family 1427 West Sec ond Friday about 8 by A heart attack was ascribed as the cause of body wan discover ed on the floor of the kitchen and he apparently had started to prepare It was stated Funeral arrangements were incomplete early Friday after noon pending the arrival of rel A native of Blucher was a former city en gineer of Corsicana and was a Sinclair Oil company distribu tor here for Serving as a captain In the chemical warfare division of the Army during World War lie later was In charge of the German raldroads for the Army of Occupation after hostilities Blucher was master mechanic superintendent for the Santa Fe Railroad System In Cleburne for several years after also Sec Page 5 Father Throws Tots To Safety July 31 A frantic father saved the lives of his five small children today by throwing them to safety from the second floor of his burning Firemen and neighbors wali ng below caught the The Bernard 33yearoid then helped his Bertha to a ladder firemen had managed to get to a with every one else safely Flnucan climbed down the ladder him Finucnn suffered burns on his UPROAR IN SEEN OVER BID Careful Steps Must Be Taken To Prevent Rift By THALER July 31 Soviet Premier Niklta Khru shchev within the next few days may receive a formal invitation to visit the United States something he always has want id to do Western diplomatic lources said Hint Fall Date The sources said such a trip could take place this Khrushchev was said to have ndicated his willlingness to ac cept an although there undoubtedly would be an uproar in the United States over nvltlng the leader of the com munist world to There was no official con But aides of vice President Richard Nixon said In Moscow last Tuesday as a result of Nixons hey leaned to the Idea of a Khrushchev visit as a possible means of reducing EastWest Premier Receptive Khrushchev repeatedly has suggested that he and President Eisenower exchange useful Seven state reporting to the President today after a tour of Russia and a offl iPage 2 West Diplomats Trying To Avert Another Crisis July 31 UPI The Big Four speeded up their Geneva talks against a fast narrowing 5 deadline to Conference sources said tha West will propose re suming them at the United Na tions in September to avoid a dangerous EastWest Western and Soviet experts worked i this morning on techni cal details of a possible Berlin truce which they re presenting to the ministers this afternoon in another secret gettogether at the villa of Rus sias Andrei If such a truce were worked out it probably would Include a ban on rocket and nuclear wea pons In The experts job was to define exactly what kind of weapons would be the West and Rus sia remained such poles apart on all major issues of principle that it appeared only a miraclo or a major backdown could wrest agreement out of their present deadlock before Wed nesday nights final The still hop ed to head off a breakup in anger that might drive the sians Into some hasty move auch aa signing a separate peace treaty Immediately with tha East German ns Niklta Khrushchev repeatedly has See Page 2 Military Bill Compromised July 31 UPI A SenateHouse Con ference Committee approved to day a 40 billion dollar com promise military spending bill which would give President Els enhower almost the entire amount he requested for na tional The appropriations bill now goes to the House and Senate for final The measure contains for the Pentagon In the current fiscal This was but less than the President proposed In his budget last The House originally had al lowed less than the compromise allows the Senate had voted more than the present The final version varies on some items from the Presidents Soiue of its key features Navy was allotted to get started on an atomic The Senate had originally voted for the project which Elsenhower did not is a mandatory provi slon to keep the National Guard at a strength of men The administration had planned to keep the strength at but the compromise provides an extra to maintain the higher manpower language to keep the Marine Corps at men and the Army Reserves at 000 was The adminis tration wants to reduce the Marines to and the drill paid Army Reserve to Other congressional develop ments Viet Nam the dispute over the operation of the foreign aid program in Viet Nam brought a suggestion today that Senate in vestigators be sent to the Far Eastern country for an onthe spot Frank Lausche DOhlo urged such action to evaluate charges by ScrippsHoward staff writer Al bert Colegrove that the situation Is State Department and aid officials have denied his complaints as Lausche is a mem ber of a Senate Foreign Rela tions subcommittee which con ducted hearings on the con Housing The Senate Hous Ing subcommittee listened to a playback of a speech made by the late Robert A Taft of Ohio ust before the Republican sr died six years In tha Taft related his long time support of federallysub sidized public housing as a means of combatting The Senate group must decide what o do about President Elsen lowers veto of the Housing Bill as One of his main objections was to a provi sion authorizing more public housing In major developments late Thursday Quiz shows Chairman War ren Magnuson of the Senate Commerce com mittee disclosed that he has ap pealed to New York City Dlst trict Attorney Frank Hogan for findings of secret grand jury Investigations of the alleged rigging of TV quiz Ho gan said ha could not releass the findings without a court Chairman Oren Harris of the House Comj merce committee said his coun sel would seek such an order I A spokesman revealed that the House Legislative Over sight which Har ris also had been looking See Page 5 ;