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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - June 29, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHER LOCAL FORECAST Partly cloudy and warm through Tuesday with widely scattered mostly afternoon and nighttime Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 11 12 1 2 84 88 90 92 91 95 96 Complete Weather Report on Market BlHflintef Daily Sun and SemlWttkly Morning lifthtj LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL MARKETS AT A GLANCE NEW June 29 industrials push near governments liquida CHICAGO mixed late light Oats moderate to 50 cents lower top steers about steady top AP TELEMATS 18 JUNE PAGES PRICE FIVE CENT3 I TOOT TOOT BANG A miniature puffing along at 10 miles per ran smack into a convertible stalled on the tracks in a Fort Worth None the 96 persons aboard The train began operation 10days ago on what is billed as the worlds longest miniature railroad AP Wire Texas Violence Takes 33 lives By The Associated Press Violence rolled up a grisly of at least 33 Texans last Traffic took at least 11 lives and six shooting deaths were Deaths for the period begin ning at 6 Friday and end ing at midnight Sunday in cluded m Fred found hii parents stabbed to death in their locked house in San An tonio They were Jose and his wife The son said the couple had Japanese Say Soviets Scout Kudear Subs June 29 Soviet government has been using a fleet of small ships in the Pacific Ocean to watch the movements of United States nuclearpowered the Kyodo News Agency reported The Japanese news agency eaid this was the consensus Japanese government officials en the basis of more than a years study of the mysterious movements of Soviet ships off the Japanese The according to Kyo dos are seriously dis turbed by the fact that the United States already has five nuclear powered Sea Sword fish and Saugo with three more on the The Japanese sources believed this was the reason why an ex traordinarily large number of Soviet ships have been sighted off Japanese shores during the past year and They range from large freighters to ocean going tugs and smaller Jesus Maria and Silvero died ear ly Sunday in the crash of their car into a tree near Robert Lewis was killed by a shotgun blast in San Antonio Juan apparently was electrocuted at San An tonio Sunday while 1 repairing Francisco a Mexi can died Sunday when thrown from a horse near La Terry Lynn 5 was injured fatally in the crash of a car driven by her mother Edgar Cole at Odessa Saturday Billy Marvin and George sailors sta tioned at Chase Field in Bee and Demetrio died in a twocar colli sion east of Laredo See Page 10 Reach Interest Rate Agreement June 29 The House Ways ft Means Committee today tenta tively approved a plan to give President Eisenhower discre tionary power to eliminate the interest ceilings on government The Democratic sponsored proposal was a slightly modi fied versibn of the administra tions request for flat repeal of the 4 14 per cent limit on in terest paid on bonds maturing in over five and the per cent ceiling on savings bond It would authorize the Presi dent to pay higher interest when he believed it to be in the national Congress thus would place the respon sibility for an interest rate hike on the 18 Known Dead In Flaming Gas Disaster 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 Texas Tax Bill Vote Indicated Soon PROGRESS ON REVENUES IS SEEN MONDAY Herring Opposes Funds Transfer For Scions Pay June 29 UP House tax compromisers indicated to day that representatives prob ably will get a chance Tuesday to vote on another general tax We have reached general agreement on the totals to be raised by certain types of taxes but we are still working on how the totals should be made Menton Murray of Harlin gen Apportion Murray said the 16man group had decided that about 25 mil lion dollars of the next tax bill must come from natural gas and about 50 million from fran chise The Senate met briefly then recessed until Tues A technical point of order killed a senate bill to increase student fees in the 19 state sup ported Ben Ramsey ruled that the measure did not come within the juris diction of this session called specifically for taking arid Bill Approved The Senate Finance Commit tee approved today a bill trans ferring from a special fund to pay the cost of the It increases the deficit William See Page 9 Woman Bluffs Bank Robber At San Antonio SAN June 2fl An assistant cashier of the First National Bank stood her ground today when threatened with being blown to bits and averted a She calmly told the thug she had no Beulah Pierce said a man who appeared to be in his 50s walked to her desk in the in stallment loan department about and handed her a She said the note instructed her to give the man money or he would set off the explosives he claimed he had in a tin box in his I dont have any Pierce told the rather bald ish You can get No I will you be quiet until I get out of the man an swered as Pierce called his apparent I tried to direct him to the tellers so I could step on the Pierce but he left too To get to Plerceg desk the man walked past vice and Ralph Carva assistant vice Police quickly surrounded the bank but the man Conferees Reach Compromise On Farm Aid Patrol Sets Holiday AntiDeath Drive Soviet Deputy Premier Gives Police Trouble NEW June 29 The First Deputy Premier of the Soviet Frol took a walk the vast dismay of Passing up arrangements for an elaborate motorcade across Kozlov at the last minute set off afoot on the onemile hike between his countrys dip lomatic headquarters and the Coliseum where a Soviet cul tural and scientific exhibition is beng A dozen aides accompanied him while surprised police brass hustled along as The chauffeurs of waiting limousines just scratched their Mo torcycle police circled a few city blocks along the then gavs The group strolled without in cident from Park Avenue and 68th where the Soviet United Nations delegation re and through Central Park to the exhibit hall at 60th Street and Kozlov arrived from Russia Sunday to preside at the open President Eisenhower files here today to get a preview of the and presumably will meet Kozlov Vice President Nixon is taking part in the formal The show opens to the public See Page 10 Panel Opposes Any Diversion Of Road Funds June Highway policy committee of the East Texas Chamber of Commerce has called upon the legislature to keep hands off the Highway Departments reve nue sources and The group requested the re gional chamber to urge the Leg islature to enact no law which would curtail the road program by diverting the highway de partments resources or dedi cating existing or new user taxes to any purpose other than high Charles Devall of committee The sponsored by Buckner of Jacksonville and amended by motions of Richard of Dal las and Walter Hurst of Long was unanimously adopted by the 27 members and guests attending the Highway Commissioner Char les Hawn of Athens and Callan executive vice presi See Page 10 Few States To Reach Education Goals By BETTY FRYC June 29 UPI Few governors expect their states to reach the na tional education goals establish ed by a private foundation xnd the federal a con gressional survey showed The goals call for doubling both the annual investment in schools and teachers The increase in spending or schools was recommended by the 1958 Rockefeller Brothers report on Secretary Arthur Flemming of the Education and Welfare has set a 100 per increase in teachers salaries as a reasonable al goal within five to 10 Chairman Cleveland Bai y of a House Educa gov and Hawaii whether the combined efforts of their legislatures and local school districts would come reasonably close to meet ing the The governors of New Illinois and Hawaii replied that their states probably would do Abe Ribicoff Con necticut may have to double tion subcommittee asked prnors of all 49 states school But 19 others said it was un likely their states could reach these These replies came from or in a few cases school of New Pennsyl West Michi South and Other governors either gave qualified did not answer directly or had made no reply when the survey was Bailey sent out his question naire last Since then the Presidents Science Advisory Committee also has recommend ed that the nation double its 15 billion dollar annual investment in Bailey polled the governors to help Congress in considering school aid but did not ask them to take a stand on aid some gov ernors volunteered their His subcommittee drafted a bill calling for federal grants of annually for four years for school construction and teachers The bill was approved by the lull Education Committee last month but is stymied in the House Rules Governors of South Caro lina and Indiana replied that their states could take care of their school without stat ing specifically whether they would reach the goals Bailey South Carolina Ernest Rollings said bluntly we do not want federal Lindsay Almond of Virginia commented that it would appear wise to reflect carefully before embarking on elaborate federal aid programs in general North Carolina Luther Hodges said he would not ob ject to federal aid so long as there was no federal control or influence over the policy of run ning the Mennen Williams of Orville Free man of Minnesota and acting Hugh Wade of Alaska came out flatly for federal Baileys letter also asked whether taxpayers were show ing more or less resistance to higher school Nearly all Page 10 By HODENFIELD June 29 National Education today renewed its demand for a mas sive program of federal aid to It said failure to fi nance adequate schooling is a tragedy for the a menace to the and an incongruity in the worlds richest A statement issued by the Ed ucation Policies Commission of the NEA and the American As sociation of School Administra tors said ignorance and pover ty go This Is a a national it be cause ignorance and poverty cannot be It said Americans are spend ing just over 1012 billion dol lars annually to operate public Quality education re quires more than 18 billion dol lars a the statement adding that the average expen diture per pupil should be raised from a year to a minimum of The 18 billion dollars recom the commission does not includes reducing the present shortage of school faci See Page 10 CORSICANA BUSINESS WILL TAKE SATVRDAY FOURTH As far as business activities are Corslcana will close its doors July The Retail Merchants associa tion has announced that most member business houses have voted to close Saturday and that others are expected to follow All of the major grocery stores are expected to observe the holi day by closing Long Plans To Divorce Call Legislators Earl June 26 re freshed after a weekend at his beloved Pea Patch heads across state to Covlngton today to place himself under a team of Long is also extending his poli tical divorcing his planning a special session of the Legislature and starting his campaign for Im going to get a divorce just as fast as I he said of his who twice commit ted him for psychiatric treat Long has left the Long plans to remain at Cov ington until Friday Then he will go to Baton Rouge for the first time since his commit ment to Southeast Louisiana State mental Hospital at Mandevllle on June The 63yearold governor dis cussed his plans Sunday in a 15minute news conference on the back porch of the frame farm house his estranged calls Earls The clad In pajamas and a did most of the Only about two or three questions were asked be fore the governors advisors and Paul de cided the conference had lasted long The governor told newsmen he had been considering a Sec Page 10 If oman Repays Welfare Costs June 29 Welfare officials told with surprise today the story of a visit from an 84year old Officials said the whose name was not was blind 17 years ago and re ceived welfare The Welfare Department paid for an eye operation which restored her sight and made it possible for ber to work The total cost of the welfare aid and operation was less than The little old lady walked into the State Welfare office last week and repaid the Department in Banks will be closed for the as will county and city offices with the exception of law enforcement The post office will close Sat Other governmental offi ces will get Friday off as well as President Eisenhower has de clared that federal offices wll celebrate the Fourth Friday July Postmaster General Ar thur Summerfield later an nounced that post offices wil remain open July 3 and there will be normal mail deliveries that As far as it can be ascertain only governmental offices See Page 10 o Democrats Are Encouraged By Hawaii Voting June moved into the role of favorites for the two new Senate seats from Hawai today as a result of prlmarj voting which accompanied the territorys overwhelming plebi scite vote favoring Hawaii voters turned out In record numbers Saturday anc cast votes in favor of statehood and only agains1 17 to 1 ratio that exceedec the hopes of even the most ar dent statehood But also significant was the balloting in the party primaries which accompanied the plebi As a John A Burns ran away with the Demo cratic primary for governor with while Repub lican William Quinn polled only Political observers here point ed to this and other results as indicating a general Democratic victory in the general election July The vote on statehood will be presented to President Elsen who is expected to set the territorys admission to the union for some time In Faster Steel Talks Slated NEW June of a peaceful settle of the steel wage con Toversy brightened with tension between the negotiators Based as result of President Eisenhowers Taking advantage of a two weeks truce the four man negotiating teams of labor and management have agreed to step up their efforts to reach a Beginning when he negotiating teams resume their the joint eightman conferees will hold morning and afternoon sessions until further DE GAULLE WITH POPE French President Charles presents twovolume Bible to Pope John XXIII during audience at the DeGaulle and the Pope became acquainted in 1945 when the then Angelo Giuseppe Cardinal arrived in Paris to take up his office as papal nuncio to An aid is at AP Wirephoto via radio from Rome An allout effort will be made by Navarro county State High way Patrolmen to curb highway accidents and fatalities during the July 4 holiday weekend which starts Scott of the Corsl cana substation of the High way Patrol has reported that no patrolmen will have days off and that none will get holiday leave during the Ad license and weight In spectors and motor vehicles in spectors will join the patrol The holiday weekend will start Friday and last through Sunday and during that time 26 persons will be killed in traffic accidents in the the Texas Department of Public Safety July 4 comes on Saturday but many motorists will get July and as usual many will take to the This years holiday Is expected to create one of the most deadly threeday driving periods of the The prediction of 26 traffic fatalities Is one than the 25 victims counted In a similar threeday July 4 period last Homer Garrison director of the said the prediction la higher this year because of a definite upward trend In TOPS will embark on Opera tiori Holiday at July and the period will last Page 10 Mansfield Raps Surplus Hungry People June 29 UPI Mike Mansfield today said adminls tration footdragging on sur plus food disposal programs borders on a national dls Democratic assistant Senate said the administration seeks to frus trate every effort of the Con gress to make a dent in the problem of agricultural sur He said footdragging and inertia have created a situa tion in which warehouses are bulging with food while mil lions of Americans do not have enough to Mansfield told the Senate the problem Is directly trace able to the callous Indifference of this administration to hu man This administration appears to be more interested In prov ing some obscure theoretical point about agriculture and the ajovernments role in than it is in seeing to it that people who are hungry get a little more to ho Mansfield proposed a long See Page 10 June 29 UPI HouseSenate confer ees today approved a compro mise bill providing for farm aid during the new fis cal year starting July The Conference Committee al so toned down a proposal that would have put a ceiling on price support loans that any farmer could receive in The compromise would allow farm ers to receive more than this if they agreed to repay all over that amount or to cut their pro duction as much as 20 per The compromise version also makes the ceiling apply to each crop rather than to single Both the House and Senate had approved a firmer ceiling The revised version also would apply only to crops In which surpluses Rich ard Russell chair man of the Senate Agricultural Appropriations said this would exempt sugar See Page 10 Sam Houston Museum Looted Over Weekend June 29 Officers reported today the theft of 31 historical guns and several tomahawks and peace pipes from the Sam Houston Museum over the week Five firearms had belonged to Sam Two guns were take from Sam Houstons about 100 feet from the One was the famed old shotgun called Meat In the Pot because when resi dents heard Its report they would Theres meat in the pot Grace museum described the stolen items as priceless and said the thieves could name their own price on the weapons that had been City Approves Navarro Mills TRA Contract The City Commission met Monday at 1 in called ses sion for the expressed purpose of adopting a resolution au thorlzing and directing the mnyor to execute the contract with the Trinity River Authority to provide the munlciplaity with a longrange water supply out of the Navarro Mills Immediately after the special call was recited and the resolu tion read by president of First Southwest of the TRAs fiscal and approved on Aion by Commissioner Horace seconded by Commission er and un animously adopted on roll call Mayor Reading sign ed the 20 copies of the contract on the citys CAUSE OF TRAGEDY NOT YET LEARNED People Enjoying Beach Resort Fire Victims June known death toll in a ghastly sweep of flaming gas across a Georgia river resort reached 18 today and officials said cause of the tragedy may never be Four more burned as If by died at Sa hospitals Fourteen bodies were recovered and counted by last eight hours after the sudden Sunday afternoon No Others Missing Nine of a score of were in critical but apparently there wore no bodies unaccounted for and no others were reported The Ogeechee River was probed thoroughly beneath an old wood en railroad trestle where two butanefilled tank cars caught burst and Seaboard Airline Railroad offi cials on the scene said prelim inary examination of the wreck age disclosed no evidence at what caused the Prince Preston in Wash ington asked the Interstate Com merce Commission to conduct a fullscale Several Related At least eight ofthe victims were attending a Another hian SeeJSAS Page 9 West Germans Ignore Threats June Hundreds of West German elec tors converged on West Berlin today to choose a new president in defiance of a warning from Moscow that it would be a hostile The Soviet Communist Party newspaper Pravda demanded the election Wednesday be shifted to some other slto than this beleaguered city 110 miles inside East The Soviet paper did not say what would happen if the elec tion were held here as sched uled but the East German Com munists have threatened blockade the city while the electors are In tho State De partment accused the Russians of Interfering in West Ger manys Internal affairs and try Ing to create new obstacles to an EastWest It noted the Russians did not ob ject the last time the presi dential election was held hero in The assembly will elect a successor to Presi dent Theodor Heuss who Is com pleting his second fiveyear Helnrich 6tycarold Minister of Agriculture and a See 10 Inflation Report Political By KDWARD COWAN June 29 UPI Democrats charged to day that the threat of new price likes is caused by President Eisenhowers policies rather than any strong congressional pressure for irresponsible spending cited by a cabinet House Democratic leader John McCormack gener ally summed up his partys re action to the report by accus ng Eisenhower of trying to ilame the Democraticcontrolled Congress for the fruits of his own The Congress always has appropriated less money than Eisenhower Mc Cormack So if there is any excessive the pres dent is He prom ised Congress would cut le nesidents budget again this The prepared by a special committee headed by Vice President Richard Nix urged Congress to thwart i serious risk of further price ncreases by enacting Eisenhow ers antiInflation It said the country is at a critical juncture because of inflationj ary pressures and congressional sentiment for reckless Tho report also hinted that some form of tax relief can perhaps be realized It did not spell out the kind of needed tax saying merely that studies are now underway with a view to pro posing changes In our tax laws at the appropriate Paul Douglas chairman of the Congressional Economic Committee which Is making its own study of infla tion and other economic prob denounced the Nixon groups report as a thoroughly milk toast He said it Ignored the admin istrations opposition to sound proposals for plugging tax loopholes which would have en abled the government to reduce taxes in other to make needed welfare and de fense expenditures and to re duce the public Chairman Clarence Cannon said his House Appro priations Committee had cut Eisenhower money requests ex cept for the Department of Education and The other savings offset this in he Chet Hollfleld called tho Nixon committee re port another step in the Repub lican campaign to scare people with the threat of Inflation and pin the spending label unjust ifiably on the Democratic Con gress In hopes of a 1960 elec tion Hollfleld said the Elsenhower administration had boosted In terest rates for the benefit of the money Endorsing the committees Elsenhower released Ita report to the public and sent a copy to each member of Accompanying it was a presi dential statement calling upon the Democraticcontrolled Con gress to speed consideration of these proposals which he has made previously and which the committee reaffirmed tho budget and hold down on authorizations involv ing spending In future fiscal The committed noted an alarming tendency in the Con gress to work toward only an Illusory balance in the budget by committing the government to future spending for which money is not See Page 10 ;