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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - March 2, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHER LOCAL FORECAST Generally fair and windy through Tuesday Cooler Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 11 12 1 8 53 59 I 64 69 72 74 76 Complete Weather Report on Market HJHoineofthe Daily Sun and SemiWeekly Mornino IM LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL AP TELEMATS MARKETS AT A GLANCE NEW March 2 specialties gov ernments Increased mill demand CHICAGO March up 1 18 short marketing profit steady to 25 good demand top to 25 cents higher on modest supply top 229 MARCH 1959 PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS Soviets Accept Ministers Meeting As Preliminary ftftftftftftftftft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft Lost Discoverer Apparently Orbiting Earth AIR FORCE CAUTIOUS WITH CLAIMS Antennae Cover Failure Causes Long Confusion March Air Force in a cautiously worded statement has announced that the lost pound satellite Discoverer I Is apparently circling the earth to day every 96 minutes in a Polar Preliminary studies Indicated the 19footlong satellites life would be in excess of one the Air Force Bosult In Doubt The satellite was blasted Into the heavens Saturday afternoon at Vandenberg Air Force Base to become the first satellite launched on the West Its fate remained in doubt for nearly 32 hours because of an apparent radio failure before the Air Forces Ballistic Missile Division BMD here broke the 4 jeuspense by releasing a guard ed statement Sunday night re porting the reception of ran dom radio Explain Difficulty A BMD spokesman explained the difficulty the Air Force was having In determining whether the Discover I actually achieved We are not saying that It is in neither can we say that it is at this the spokesman We dont feel that wa will definitely know an orbit has been achieved until we have tracked It by obtained a sighting Page J Missilemen Are Again Readying Shot Al Noon CAPE March 2 Missilemen back to work on their probe rocket today after failing Sunday night to launch a satellite past the moon and into a solar The 76foot Juno stood poised in floodlights for a half hour and the firing crew had progressed to within min utes of target time when the shoot was No reason was given but it was learned that a power failure caused the decision to Another effort could be made Tuesday or Wednes day while the moon is in fav orable proximity to 000 miles After a months delay would be neces sary until the moon again swings into the correct All that the National Aero nautics and Space Administra tion would say about the post ponement was that it was due to technical The launching similar to the first Army space probe be another attempt to fire a goldplated payload more than a half million miles above the earth to become an artifi cial planet of the The Soviets say they turned the See MOON Page 2 House Approves Vote On School Superintendent Jobs TOMMY AND COLLIE DOG WHO HAVED HTM Someone left a collie shepherd on the doorstep of police patrolman Wal ter Abels home in Louis last The family named the dog Lady helped save the life of the Abels 3yearold after the boy had become mired up to his waist in muddy The boys cries were but Ladys bark ing brought a repair cievf to the Kilgore Woman Traffic Victim Navarro countys fourth traf fic fatality occurred about 8 Sunday on State Highway 31 at Chambers Creek slough bridge east of Una Dee of Kilgore was fatally injured when she was thrown or fell from one of the four cars in volved In an Scott in charge of the highway patrol In a four county area with headquarters in Corsicana and investigated the Onstott and other city police assisted in the traffic problem incident to the acci dent while Sheriff Rufus Peve tiouse and Justice of the Peace Bowden Judge Bowden said Dor mans death was accidental in a coroners verdict Sergeant Scott said that a 1953 Ford operated by Charles Wayne of was headed east and collided on the slough bridge with a 1953 Chevrolet driven by Vencie Ray of 511 North ThirtySecond Scarboroughs car proceeded See Page 12 Jv At Least 28 Are Killed By Texas Violence By The Associated Press Violent deaths least 28 lives in claimed at Texas over the weekend with traffic mis haps accounting for more than half of the At least 17 persons died in highway seven by two from home and one each by a fall and an accidental Bill riding on the back of a motor scooter Sunday at leaped as it appeared a pickup truck would hit the and died under the weels of the The pickup missed the Bullet wounds Inflicted dur ing an argument at a Here ford labor camp killed An tonio de la Satur day Police held a man for See TEXAS Page 2 March 2 legislators began their eighth week of work today with pass age of a bill designed to save the states taxpayers half a mil lion dollars a By a voice vote the House ap proved a bill to allow counties to hold an election of the ques tion of abolishing the job of county school The bill now goes to the Speeches in both houses mark ed the anniversary of the Declaration of Texas Independ ence The Senate Labor Committee approved arid sent to the floor for debate a measure to regulate labor unions by requiring an nual financial reports to the secretary of prohibit labor organizations from working for or against any political candi date or AFLCIO officials have called the bill unneces and Ineffective against or ganizations that have been in the Oliver of Port Neches introduced a bill that would put an occupation tax of five per cent of the advertising revenue of radio and He said he would amend it to also Include the See Page 2 Corsicana Will Assist Faster Hail Handling Changes expedite the handling of mail through the Corsicana post office were announced Monday by Bill Gal superintendnt of Galloway advised that Corsi cana now has a air mail pouch leaving here by truck Monday through Friday which means that air mail can be delivered to its destination a day earlier by utilization of this new Air mail has to be in the post office by 4 in order to be processed for the din patch by truck to Other wise air mail goes out nightly at on a pouch by Corsicana is now a mail ex pediting center and as such now processes mail from small er post offices and star routes within a 70mile radius of See Page 12 Tough Judge Given Ticket LOS March 2 Iffl guys who are smiling are Traffic Court veterans who just heard this news Superior Court Judge Roger Pfaff was ticketed this weekend by two police who said he went by their pa trol car at 45 while they were cruising at the legal 25 Before he was elevated to Su perior Court in Judge Pfaff was a traffic judge who institut ed jail sentences as part of a crackdown on Uphold Reciprocal Witness Statute TEXANS MUST FIGHT FOR HERITAGE March 2 Price Daniel said today Texans will be worthy of their great heritage only If they fight against centralization of politl local Schools Start Science Early Corsicana joins the rest of the Btate in observing Public Schools Week this It comes at a time when the entire public school system is being put before the microscope and criticized and The local school system has made an extensive study of gome of its for And No other subjects have commanded more attention in recent How does Corsicana stack up in the teaching of these sub jects As Dana Williams brought out in a recent school board there IB a dire need for additional facilities and but the system is doing pretty good with what It In Williams has pointed it is ahead of many systems in its i Science is taught in grades through twelve in the Cor A ficana public Ten years Tof science is required the elev enth and twelfth year is an elective Science opens many doors for Pupils are lead by the to ob serve carefully and accurately to find out things they want to In the elementary schools many different and interesting projects are An aquarium of fish at Robert Lee ele mentary school Is used to help children find the answers to some specific questions How do fish move about What part of their bodies help them swim The students observe one fish then their Also at Lee elementary the children can witness the en tire hatching process of a chick en through a clear plastic win dow of an exciting oneegg in Ernestine first grade This inexpensive teaching aid offers a simple example of the compli cated process of birth of a chick en in an easy to understand Floyd has a hen setting In her classroom in case the Incubator In science the children are lead to see relationships among the things in their environment and to organize their thinking about things about Even the younger children have had many experiences with seeds found them in the fruit they oat seen them floating through the air or sometimes found them hitchhiking a ride on a jacket In Faye Tysons second Sam Houston stu dents are talking and reading about what they are how they are scattered then these impressions are brought in a mean ingful As the student pro gresses in he is lead to study the structure of seeds carefully to determine how they are float or other At the junior high school level and the senior high school the seed is studied more Through the use of microscopes and other equip Experimentation Is widely used in grades one through Children are taught how to use experiments as a way of finding answers to In Edna Reeds third grade class at Bowie the students are doing an ex periment with Do plants need water Do plants neec sunshine One plant is supplied with sunshine and An other is supplied with sunshine and no another with wa ter and no They are finding answers to many differ ent questions by experiment and The sixth grade classes at the Travis school are experiment ing with learning about open and closed circuits Mary Johnsons class is running experiments to deter mine the use of fuses in an elec trical The fifth grade classes Bowie elementary school are finding that through observa tlons and experimentations many interesting facts can be What substances make up the air An experiment is now being performed with the use of test steel and Many of the experiments are conducted with the use of things found in the says Mrs Dorothy fifth grade She further states that Parents should not be surpris See Page 12 al and economic The governor spoke at the Dedication of a new wing to the Sam Houston Museum at Sam Houston State Later he vas to speak at the annual iVashingtonontheBrazos cele iration where the Texas De ilarification of Independence vas signed March On this day 123 years ago General Sam Houston and 58 ther courageous patriots de lared the freedom of Texas rom the centralized tyranny of a despotic and ever ince then the people of Texas lave been fighting on the side if liberty and freedom for all Daniel said in Hunts Texans of today and tomor will be worthy of our great heritage only if we continue his fight to protect our people and our state and local govern ments from the same type of lentralization of political and iconomic power which threatens See Page 12 Monthly Payroll Tops Billion Total March Harry Byrd D said today the government layroll was averaging more han a billion dollars a month for the first time in He proposed that federal agen cies reduce employment by at east or slightly me han 6 por The reduction could be ac lomplished without impairment of a single essential 10 He said President Eisenhowers budget for the ear starting July 1 proposed a increase in civilian em ployment by nondefense agen Reporting on statistics as sembled by the joint committee on reduction of nonessential ederal Byrd said he governments Julythrough payroll totaled annual rate of about He said the number of federal was about the same as the preceding year but reflecting re cent pay were up near ly 11 per APPALLING CRIME JUMP REPORTED BY FBI CHIEF By HELEN THOMAS March 2 UPI Hoover FBI director Edgar reported today that crime jumped an appalling 8 per cent in cities last year with smaller and mediumsized areas showing sharper rises than metropolitan Youth Arrests Up who has been taking an active part in the drive against juvenile al so said that preliminary figures showed a per cent rise In arrests of youths younger than Overall 1958 arrests were practically unchanged from the previous The FBI gave no explanation as to why arrests remained about constant while crime rates were rising except to note that some persons were arrested for more than one The report covered known crimes in cities of or more The figures showed the greatest overall in Full Red Cross Sei During Week Navarro countys 1959 Red Cross campaign to raise a goal of gofe in full sway this week with mOBt divisions get ting into action in pursuit of and 10 per cent re cities of to and to re Other Statistic The overall crime increase ivas 7 per cent for cities of more than a 4 per cent in cities of 9 per cent in areas of and 8 per cent each in cities of and Cities in the group had the sharpest increase in forcible 31 per Page 12 Greek Cypriots Give Archbishop Wild Welcome March 2 Makarios got a triumphal welcome home from more than Greek Cypriots Sunday after three years in He called on them to with the is assigned In an appeal Sunday President Eisenhower called on all Americans to give generous amounts of time and money to the American Rod Cross during its annual fund drive through out Ho praised the Red Cross for its recent assistance to families driven from their homes by floods in Pennsylvania and bordering the Red Cross Is striving to raise 48 million dol lars in communities across the The President declared I know we must do our part now to see that the Red Cross has the the volunteers and tho enthusiastic support it needs to do the work which we expect it to do for General Campaign Chairman See RED CROSS Page 12 TJTO VISITS GREECE Greece Presi dent Tito of Yugoslavia landed at Rhodes today for a twodav visit with Greek Premier Con stantine The Yugo slav leader is en route home from an extended tour of tho Far East and A FATHERS Horran weeps as he leans over the body of his who was struck and killed by a truck on New Yorks Third A policeman moves in to cover the body of the young lands Turkish minority in the days of freedom that lie The political and spiritual leader of tho Cyprlot majority flew in from where Greek and Turkish of ficials worked out an agreement to give independence to the British In a 30minute address Mak arios tnH Ms shouting follov Toda i We have triumphed is Let us my 1 He urged Greek Cypriots to forget the political differences and bitterness which only last summer erupted Into fighting between the Greek and Turkish Lot us not he said See Page 12 Fear 500 Dead In Persia Storm March 2 W A windstorm howled across tho Persian Gulf Saturday night leaving many dead and hun dreds Estimates of the dead today ranged as high Tho hurricane blew up without warning from the mainland of Saudi Dust shrouded the Gulf as ha 2 was wrought on both land and Houses were Power linos were Many fishing boats were pounded to March 2 UPI The Supreme Court to day ruled constitutional the law under which 42 states make wit nesses available to each other in criminal The 7 to 2 decision reversed adverse ruling on the ques tion by the Supreme Court of Justice Felix Frank furter spoke for the Justices William Douglas and Hugh Black The reciprocal witness stat ute has been enacted in all states except Michigan and It was first adopted by the National Conference of Commis sioners on uniform state laws in Puerto Rico also partic There was nothing in todays ruling to indicate whether Alas ka has such an Todays case stemmed from New York grand jury investiga tion into union welfare New York authorities wanted the testimony of Joseph See Page 3 Commissioners Open Variety Bids Monday A commissioners court meet Ing Monday morning was dedi cated almost entirely to open study and discussion of The only bids actually accept ed were those of the Walraven company of on 50 or more bookbinders at and three JP docket books at which has done business with the county be was the low bidder these The way was paved for the purchase of a new radio for the sheriffs or the conversion arid improvement of the one now being Dallas sales representative of General Elec See Page 2 Requests Probe Romanian Oil March 2 UPI The Independent Pe troleum Association of America IPAA has asked Treasury Secretary Robert Anderson to investigate two recent ship ments of petroleum products from Communist Romania to the United Russell general counsel for the asked An derson in a letter to find out if there Is any unfair competi tive practices involved in those or future petroleum imports from behind the Iron ADD WARNING ABOUT WEST FORCE USE Poland Would Be Included March 2 UPI The Soviet Union agreed con ditionally today to negotiate with the West before handing over Berlins lifelines to East German control on May New Soviet notes to the West urged an April summit confer ence but accepted proposals tor foreign ministers talks if the West is not ready yet for the Withdraws Kejection Soviet Premier Niklta Khrush chev withdrew his rejection of foreign ministers talks on the Berlin crisis after insistent pleas from British Prime Minis ter Harold Russia offered the iso in new notes handed to the French and German ambassadors by Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromy ko The only flat condition Im posed by the Russians in the notes was that Czechoslovakia and Poland must be invited to give the East numerical equal ity with the West at the con ference Set Time Limit The notes stipulated that tpo conferences must be limited tV a term pf more than or three Geneva or Vienna would t See Page 2 Red Chinese Pledge Support Over Berlin Communist the aid of the West launches an assault against the Communist satel lite over West Commu nist Chinese Defense Minister Marshal Peng Teh Huai said The veteran who jj iheaded the Chinese volun teers in the Korean said a Western assault against East Germany would be considered an attack on the whole Social ist Tho New China News Agen cy said Peng sounded the warning at a reception given in Peiplng by the East Ger man military attache In cele bration of the third East Ger man Army The warning echoed Soviet Premier Niklta Khrushchevs speech 18 when ho said any attempt by the West to use force to reach West Berlin by air or onco East Germany assumes of Berlins would mean Peng said Communist China supports Soviet proposals tc See RED Page 2 frk 7j Tffr March 2 China will go to East Germany If Senator Wonts National Guards Mobilized McElroy Says Prepared March 2 United States Is militarily prepared to back up President Eisenhowers pledge this country will not yield an inch on its rights in Defense Secretary Neil Mc Elroy said testifying before the House Space was asked by James Fulton whether military plans have been made to meet any trouble over He replied that the joint chiefs of in coordination with the state have given very specific considera tion to such We are prepared to mako good on the Presidents state ment we will yield an inch on our rights in he McElroys statement came as the White House withheld com ment on a new Soviet note pro posing conditional big four lie potiations on the Berlin Press Secretary James Hag erty said there will be no state ment until the text of the So viet note is The state department also declined com1 In the course of his McElroy also said present policy is not to strike the first blow in a war but whether that always will be true is an other He said any change In this countrys strictly defensive policy would be made or the very highest The new Soviet notes to United Britain and France urged an April summit conference but accepted propos als for preliminary foreign min isters talks if the West is not yet ready for a meeting of the chiefs of Before news of the new Rus sian note was de mands echoed in Congress for partial military mobiliza tion because of mounting ap prehenson that the Berlin crisld could bring An outpouring of statements by legislators over the weekend reflected the growing belief in Congress that the Berlin crisis represents the gravest threat to peace since World War Henry Jackson D urged President Eisen hower to call up four or fiva additional divisions as a di plomatic signal to the Soviets that we mean a member of ths Senate armed services commit said the mobilization of four or five Army or Na tional Guard divisions might prevent a catastrophe both in Berlin and in the Formosa Straits Assistant Senate Democratic leader Mike Mansfield also said It was time for tha United States to begin think ing about nationwide mobiliza tion In case tha Berlin crisis breaks a member of tho foreign relations said he did not believe Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev would start a war over Berlin But he said Khrushchev might touch off a conflict by miscal accident or Hubert Humphrey CD another member of tho foreign relations said the problem posed by Russias threat to turn 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