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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - June 22, 1959, Corsicana, Texas YOUR VOTE TUESDAY WILL DETERMINE CORSICANAS FUTURE THE WEATHER LOCAL FORECAST Considerable cloudiness and warm with scattered showers and ft few thunderstorms through Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 11 I 12 I 1 I 74 74 74 74 14 I 74 I 15 Complete Weatner Report on Market HJHomeof the Daily SunandSemlWttHy Morning light V LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL MARKETS AT A GLANCE NEW June ed selective corpor ates trading CHICAGO WheatsMixed nearby contracts moderately lower late light to 50 cents lower top er steers 25 to 50 cents higher top AP TELEMATS JUNE PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS 7Inch Rain Makes Worth Evacuate Deny Steel Compromise Knowledge INDIAN GRIEF Widow of one of two fisherman killed when JoiTce fired on demonstrators In coastal village of PullavaU in Cian state of Kerala kneels In grief at spot where her hus band was Police said they fired on crowd because they were being but villagers claimed the shooting was un provoked At persons have been killedin democrat ions against the states Communist AP Wirephoto 4 White Rapists Get Life Terms June 22 Four white youths convicted of the rape of a negro college coed were sentenced to life The ranging in age from 16 to were convicted First Valley Bale Of Cotton Ginned Sunday June 22 UP The reward for growing the nations first bale of 1959 cotton goes to Jack a farm er living 13 miles north of Mis sion in the Rio Grande Armstrong ginned and rushed the 496pound bale to the Har lingen police station Sunday to claim the Harlingen Chamber of Commerces cash bonus and a guarantee of another when the bale is auctioned The new crop cotton graded middling bright with 1 116inch Officials said it was one of the best first bales received here in many The bale was ginned a day later than last seasons first Its harvest ing was delayed some by recent claimed the nations first but the cotton committee here pointed out that It was picked from thirdyear Btubble and was not qualified the Harlingen which specified that the seasons first bale must be picked from cotton planted this of taking the girl from her negro date on the night of he college spring formal dance ant raping her seven Thi jury recommended with out which the judge would hav been required to give them the death Under terms of the life impris onment the imprisone men could apply for parole a early as six months after sen tence But in such case it is extremely rare for any con sideration to be given the re quest in under ten Circuit Judge May Walke pronounced sentence at and the youths were immediate See Page 12 Prices Lower On Gasoline Major brand service station dropped the price another tw cents Saturday for regular ga with most stations posting price of and a few It had been rumored among stations last Thursday tha prices likely would take anothe dip by and this cam about as had been anticipated Independents are posting price of from one to two cents a gal Ion under the major brands a Corsicanas gas war begin it third One major brand distribute said Monday he did not know i another drop was an indicated he would not like tc see a further Its toi he INDUSTRY HEADS DUE IN CAPITAL Time Is Short For Agreement Over Contract NEW June 22 UPI industry and union steel egotiators today denied any knowledge of a report from Washington that federal offi ials have suggested a com promise settlement plan in the prolonged industry labor dis According to the the proposal would concentrate la jor gains in pensions and wel fare rather than in a wage in Knowledge Denied Both David president of the United Steel workers Union of and Conrad executive vice president of Steel Cor said they knew noth ng of any such plan as they resumed negotiations at the Roosevelt Hotel After a twohour negotiat ing Cooper said the industry has no union offer under Page 12 Union Members Urged To Fight Wreck Attempt LOS June 22 UPI George presi dent of the today urged union members to fight the challenge of politicians whose purpose is to wreck the labor The AFLCIO has supported new legislation against corrup tion in he We urged a fairly simple law tha1 would turn the public spotligrr on union finances and thus pre vent but that appar ently will not satisfy those whose real purpose is to wreck the labor now In ad dressed the 23rd quadrennie convention of the Retail Clerks International on a sounc There are laws aplenty on the statute books today if they were enforced to put In jail any union of fleer who steals his members money or commits an equally grave breach of Meany Why arent these laws enforced That is a question we keep on asking politicians who are rushing headlong to pass new laws that would tend to cripple the entire labor move ment under the pretext of eliml nating To date we have not received a satisfactory Meany said the only rea security of labor today Is the respect and allegiance of its He criticized what he called attempts to discredi the entire labor movement be cause of the corrupt activities of a new faithless union of Water Supply Up To Corsicanans Tuesday Nation To Hear Herter On Geneva Navy Economy Challenged On Corpus Closing June 22 JPi the overhaul and re pair department at Corpus Christ Air Station was termed an illplanned and hasty de Lyndon Johnson D released a report of the Senate Prepardeness Investigat ng Committee on the shutdown let for June The committee asked the to review the case and the Criticism Irks Texas Solons June 22 Comptroller Robert Calvert sub mitted to the Legislature today a new deficit about 29 million dollars below the previous esti His new deficit figure of takes into consideration passage of the bookkeeping ad justment bill by the first special The measure allows Calvert to count August revenues in this fiscal A total of will be available for spending in 1960 61 from the general revenue This means the Legisla ture must raise about 172 mil lion dollars to clear the deficit and pass an appropriation bill of about 315 million His new revenue estimates also reflect two spending bills by the One sets up preschool training In English and hearing to cost about two million dollars for the The other revises the inherit ance tax law to reduce the fig ure by another one million dol The Senate Finance Commit tee earlier swapped its money spending program for the House budget for the third The Senate spending bill was1 quickly adopted by voice vote when the Senate met in regular The measure returns now to the In both houses legislators chaffed under newspaper critic ism that the second special ses sion was off to a slow The governnor also caught con siderable criticism in personal privilege speeches for his state ment that each day the Legisla turr is In session costs taxpay ers another Speaker Waggoner Carr made a brief talk to the assert ing he was working night and day to reach an agreement on We must find a common ground where reasonable men can he The joint spending committee reportedly was about agreed on a budget which would take 315 million dollars from the gen eral revenue fund for 196061 near the closing hours of the first special Passage of a tax bill will have to determine the exact amount of moriey available for The ap propriations which pays for all itate services beginning will be ineffective without a new tax bill to cover the rising costs of state In the regular ni joint conference committee wa appointed since a tax bill wa not passed in the Thj first joint conference was appointed Iri the specia session earlier this The House Tax Committei will begin again on hearing tax bills in the The taj bill it recommends and the date it Is presented may well deter mine the fate of the second special While the legislators were taking a long Gov Daniel strongly urged the law makers to act quickly to avoid a third 30day specia He he hoped the House woulc send a tax bill to the Senate this Each day of delay stacks 000 to the eventual tax Dan lei He urged the people to give their views on taxing ant spending to their represents lives and Daniels tax intro duced again by Georgi will be heard Tuesda by the House tax Thi See Page 2 TRAFFIC LEADING KILLER TEXAS WEEKEND VIOLENCE adequacy of Its overhaul and repair The subcommittee report There was no written justifi cation or staff study in existence prior to the time the Secretary of the Navy announced his de cision on The report said the Navy has admitted it will spend about 12 million dollars to deactivate the This includes shipment of material awaiting new spare parts and mothball ng This will outweigh economy as a factor and make the closing The report said the additional cost Includes hiring about persons at the remaining eight nstailations to perform some of the work stemming from the Local Reserve Unit Achieves Superior Rating Corsicanas Army Reserve unit returned from Its twoweek sum mer encampment at Fort Saturday con eluding the most successful training period of its short Wesley who commands Company First Battle Group of the 358th In said that the Corsicana outfit was the best company In the Battle and the Battle was the best in the division that train ed at Fort Eightyeight men and six of ficers took part in the lield during the past two Our group was rated super ior in all our and 65 per cent of our inspections were rated Green A regular Army inspector told us we had the best reserve company hn had ever seen in his The company commander de scribed training facilities at Fort Polk as being among the and indicated that they may be even better at the 1960 summer training LLOYD DIES England W mother of Foreign Secretary Sclwyn Lloyd died Sunday She was 86 By The Associated Tress Atleast 28 Texans lost their ives in weekend violence in the jone Star Traffic held Its customary ead with at least 15 Pat man Blasts Reserve Banks Free Spending June 22 Wright Patman has accused the fed eral reserve system of free extravagant and fan tastic outlays of taxpayers money for such things as parties and Christ mas Two regional federal reserve officials whose banks Patman cited defended their spendin as There was no im mediate comment on Patmans charges by the federal reserve board of Among the hundreds and perhaps thousands of ques tionable expenditures Patman said he he listed for a golf tournament and for a ladles party by the Chi cago Federal Reserve bank and extravagant outlays for new He said in a statement that he found other almost unbe lievably shocking Pat a member of the Housa banking said that if the board of governors of the system did not put a rein on spending Congress should step in to protect the publics money shootings and gtab bings also took their Deaths for the period from 6 Friday through midnight Sunday included A Perriri AFB Masel Cherry died near Mesquite Sun day when his auto plunged down an Mary Abbey died Sunday when the auto in which she was rid ing collided with a truck east of Two San from improper and wasteful Patman said the Federal Re serve Bank In leased land which cost to a parking lot and filling sta tion operator for a yenr in exchange for his agreement to park the autos of bank em ployes for a OHahoney Suffers Stroke June 22 Joseph honey has suffered a mild stroke and Is under treat ment at Bethesda Navnl Hos his office disclosed to His physician said the tor Is reacting very well to treatment and his chances of recovery are The attack came early Friday morning a short time after the senate had rejected the nomina tion of Lewis Strauss as commerce in a ses sion that lasted more than 12 The 74yearold senator was stricken after he had returned to his apartment and gone to bed following the dramatic vote on He was taken to the Bethesda Navy Hospital by Antonio Mary Jo and Randy Allen were found dead In a swimming pool in San A freight train killed Robert about Sun day a Baytowrt drowned Saturday while See Page 2 Louisiana Now Awaits Longs Freedom Move BATON June 22 UPI Louisiana waited anxiously today for Earl Long to make move to get out of a mental hospital and back in The political henchman pick ed by Long to do the legal blocking for him wae In court on another case this morning In only a few miles from the state hospital at Man devllle where the governor was confined as a schizophrenic Lether Frazar was in the statehouse But he carefully avoided moving Into Longs luxurious office In the Frazar was marking awaiting a formal legal opinion on whether he Is now acting Another brief and cryptic bulletin was Issued from the Mandeville hospital See Page 12 Parent Neglect On Polio Shots Is Incredible June 22 UPI Surgeon General Leroy Burney said today it was incredible that parents should fail to give polio shots to 50 per cent of the nations chil dren under five years Burney said results of tha Salk polio vaccine have been both dramatic and miraculous about 85 per cent of those vaccinated against par alytic he wo still have too many youngsters who are not seema Incredible to me that a parent would not take that Interest in the June 22 UPI Secretary of State Christian Herter announced after an hourlong conference with President Elsenhower to day that he will make a tele vision report to the American people Tuesday night on the deadlocked Geneva Herter mot with Elsenhower and Undersecretary Douglas Dillon at an 8 White House breakfast He said his first hand report to Eisenhower was couched in general terms and included an evaluation of where we are in the dead locked foreign ministers negoti ations at The White House announced that Herter will speak Tuesday night from 9 to EDT over all the major radio net works and over the NBC and CBS television His re marks also will be retelecast on the ABC tele vision Reporters asked Herter what he thought of prospects for a summit meeting this The secretary declined to hazard an but said a summit conference was not dis cussed with the Russians at all during the Geneva This wns In line with Elsen howers repeated public position that there must be some mettgurahle progress at the Congress Told Soviets Night Employ Germs June 22 was told to day there is real possibility the Russians would use germ warfare against the United States if a world conflict ever broke Members of the House Science and Spnce Committee were warned that lonRrango enemy missiles could contaminate Amcrcan cities with deadly bac Marshall chief army chemical told the group In a closeddoor ses slon that the Soviets already have openly stated that the next war will see the use oj biological The Soviets are conducting Intensive research and de velopment In chemical and germ the general Communist interest In these fields is not just limited to the he but Is also if active concern to Red China and the satellite Stubbs reported to the com mittee that Soviet army and navy training In bi ological and radiological fare Is The civilian population Is being trained in he Homecoming Visitors Surprised At Richland Marks Progress By CLYDE MURRAY Dally Sun Staff June 22 Scores of former residents returned to this peaceful but energetic little communitys homecoming Satur and most of them were in for some mild For those who hadnt visited in some they found large street new and remodeled business modern tele phone remodeled school and churches and new conversa tion on progress from which they could not And they found a city water system hav ing met the approval of the Federal Housing Adminlstra They found a community that had rolled up its sleeves and fought its way out of the dol a community that not only refused to die but refused to stay These revelations were all part of the Richland homecoming which commenced at Saturday and lasted through a tasty free barbecue after 8 In between those hun dreds of persons found their way to the downtown Richland which was roped off for the occasion and which was nestled in carnivallike Few times has Richland seen such a crowd In Its long and proud Sponsored by the Richland First National Bank and Rich land Unlimited which was recently the home coming was an outgrowth of last years water when a Na varro county announc ed that he would furnish Rich land a water Price Daniel was the featured speaker at last years Through the efforts of many this years celebration was tabbed a homecoming and it purposed to not only celebrate the Important water security of the community but Richlarids other good fortunes as Thus The Richland Story was presented through a variety of speakers during the main program at 7 with most of the speakers relating what part their firm or organization play ed in the revival of the com Richlands history was recounting the times when the city lost Its telephone service but regained it had no ap propriate water but gained one faced loss of ac creditation of its but rected the situation and had no street but did something about See Page 12 Corsicana takes an important step Tuesday Voters will determine whether or not a contract for an ade quate supply of water will be executed with the Trinity River Authority whereby Corsicana will be ailoted as much as IS million gallons of water per day if The Federal government will pay threefourths of the cost and maintenance of the huge reservoir on Richland the Navarro Mills while Corsi canas fourth will be paid for from water No bonds or taxes are involved In the Tuesday The voting boxes will open in the five city Tuesday at 8 and will close at 7 The voting sites and presiding judges are Ward 1 Colored Community Foley Ward 2 Fire Station West Thirteenth Ward 3 County John Ward 4 Corsicana Ward 5 Fire Station See 3 Farmers Fight Reds In Effort ToSeeKassem I Communists battled farmers trying to see Iraqi President Abclel Karim Kassem in the street outside his Bagh dad headquarters trav elers arriving here There were signs Knssem was getting fed up with the Tim travelers said army troops watched the fighting in front of the defense ministry headquar ters and made no attempt to No shooting was re ported and the travelers did know about The farmers were reported to have headed for Kassems head quarters to seek an audience with him on agrarian reform programs when communist bands attacked HARD POURS HIT SEVERAL TEXAS AREAS More Showers Being Forecast Through Tuesday By The Associated1 Press A nearcloudburst dropped nearly seven inches of rain on Fort Worth Firemen began evacuating residents in the Westside Acres Water was waist deep in some parts of the residential An In Short Time unofficial total of Worth to Dallaa next 24 A and the military and civil See Page 12 See Page 2 HagerlfWiH Lose Appendix June 22 White House press secretary James Hagerty arranged to undergo an operation for appen dicitis The White House announced the surgery would be perform ed at Walter Reed Army Hos Anne associate press told a news confer ence There is no cause for There Is no emergency aspect Hagerty left the White House about 0 oclock and went to the hospital for a checkup which disclosed need for removal of his Inches fell In downtown Fort with inches falling between and Freddie Gibson said fire men were In waistdeep water as they evacuated her neigh Im getting out as soon aa they can get to she Trinity Warning The Weather Bureau warned of flooding on the Trinity Riv The bureau said there would be a sharp rise In the stream from Fort during the crest of 26 feet was expected Tuesday at The Fort Worth dousing fol lowed nearcloudbursts and damaging winds that hit wide ly separated areas of Texas the first full day of At least one death and much property damage were attribut ed tn the storms that started vand contin ued Immediate estimates of the number of persona being evacu See Page 2 LOCAL MONDAYOVER 3 INCHES Rninftill In Corslcnna at 1 Monday had reached Inches according to un official gauge with a steady downpour still In prog Tho doHiipours started shortly after 3 Cattlemen In RIchland and other creek lowlands were re ported getting their cattle to higher anticipating overflows and Precipitation ranging from Inch at Kerens to Inches at Dawson fell In Navarro county Monday The precipitation again In terrupted farming road construction and and other outside The official government guage In Corsicena recorded Inch rain while other gauges In the city showed Inches rain at 7 Other readings include Frost Blooming Grove Barry more than an Inch Rice one Inch Em house and RIchland RIchland creek overflowed In northwest Navarro county Sat See Page 2 Action Urged On Congress June 22 UPI Alexander Wiley demanded today that take Immediate ac the nations major Congress tion on Wiley charged that lawmak ers have been dawdling on minor matters and that with Congress past the halfway mark for the session Its record on major legislation Is utterly de The American people want constructive action on the major issues confronting us the politi cal and threats of communism abroad and the problems of economic stability and effective labor and civil rights laws at he said in a We want it he Something must be done Im Wiley about the budget unnecessary labor the challenge of inflation and a cleared understanding of the countrys defense We are witnessing too much criticism of the of the heads of our executive depart and of specific without constructive alternatives being offered to improve the he Other congressional develop ment Atom Frank Shol director of the defense de partments defense atomic sup port told a Joint atomic energy subcommittee that a big nuclear war should not necess arily wipe out the human Tho subcommittee Is holding hearings on what the results of such a war would Statistics have been gathered on the ef fects of an exchange of hydro gen bombs totaling about equivalent to four millions tons of Nomination The Senate ap proved by voice vote the promo tion of Emmott Rosie ODonnell to the rank of full general and his assignment aa commander of the Pacific Air Margaret Chase Smith who had the proposal In the senate armed service was not pres ent and there was no Food The House small ness subcommittee began an In vestigation of the food One Charles Brown raised the ques tion whos getting the food dol lar He is sure tha farmer la ho Brown also read figures showing that while food prices have shot the farmer often is getting less for his A witness for the food Wallace of fered rebutal statistics showing that the amount of work re quired to buy specific Hems is less than in Civil rights The House be gan debate on a bill to prevent federal laws from knocking down similar legislation on the state The measure Is op posed by the Elsenhower ad ministration and by Nothern but Southern Dem ocrats strongly support It Is designed to overturn sever al recent supreme court de The House approved a similar bill last year but it failed In the Pat McNamara introduced a bill which would direct the federal reserve system to buy govern ment securities necessary to keep down Interest McNa mara said the measure was needed to force the treasury and federal reserve to work together to halt the ruinous fiscal policy of the Elsenhower ad Page 12 ;