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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - March 6, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHEB FORECAST Generally fair through Saturday warmer this afternoon end Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 11 12 1 2 41 48 54 I 57 58 89 60 Complete Weather Beport on Market jjJHcmeof the Daily Sun and SemiWeekly Morning LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL MARKETS AT A GLANCE NEW YORK March er early losses Bonds Lower partial recovery from early Cotton trading lower mixed light to 50 cents higher top slaughter steers on AP TELEMATS 233 MARCH PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS Congress Chiefs Back Ikes Firm Berlin Stand 2r ft ft ft r ft lir 3r ft 3 iir ft 3r 3r 3 ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft Vast March Storm Invades New Territory t j TRAFFIC AT STANDSTILL Southeast Area Is Also Lashed By Major Blows By The Associated Press A vast March storm toda Into new territory wltl driving snow and smashing The storm that had dumpei up to 1 12 feet of snow on tight midwestern states wa centered In Michigan this morn Rips Farts Plant A squall that resembled a email tornado ripped out a 61 foot section of a wall of tin Ford Motor parts plant in None of the 25f workers was hurt and opera tlons A Greyhound bus was strand on about 12 mile u Bouth of A anowplow was sent to the res eue but conditions were so ba It had to turn Another Greyhound bus was reported marooned between In dlan River and Alanson Schools Cloned All schools In Cheboygan ant iurrounding counties were clos Ignace was virtually staggering from the im pact of the worst blizzard in 10 struggled to throw off its strait jacket More than a dozen motorists the night on and See Page 9 Spring Appears Trying To Gain Texas Foothold By The Associated Press Spring appeared to be trying get a foot in the door In Tex as Friday as e warming trend 4 followed a bitter March north The damaging winds of Wed nesday night and Thursday had biting dust had drift ed away or and skies were But temperatures early in the flay remained ranging from Dalharts frigid 13 to Gal vestons damp 45 just be fore Forecasts called for generally fair weather over the state Sat urday with a slow warming Fridays calm followed some of the most turbulent of the sea Brash March roar Ing like the proverial did considerale damage In the Dal lasFort Worth region Wednes day night and Snow fell In the Panhandle in the Red River Valley Wednesday night and early Thursday and violent thunder storms dumped heavy rains in North Hail fell in Breck Sherman and But despite snow and sleet flurries the precipi 4 See Page 9 STORM broken glass and damaged merchandise thin Fort store resulted from a sudden win and thunderstorm that swept across North Cen tral AP Wirephoto Schools Help Handicapped Corsicana observes Publii Schools Week this much interest is focused on specla Drawing much attention Is display prepared by specia education school students in the show window of the Texas Power and Light The display helps to prove hat the practical side of educa ion still has Its Special education Is one ol he most rewarding areas ol he local public school program The people of Texas are nterested in all children ol Texas getting an education re gardless of their physical or mental handicaps Legislation nd generous financial supporl or specia education classes ave been Corsicana is among the cities n Texas which have taken ad antage of this legislation and providing special services or children who have one or more and who re uire special curricula to make he most of their Corsicana operates four class s for white children and five lasses for negro In ddition to two speech cor ectionists work in the white chools and one in the negro According to Joe rlncipal of Sam Houston Ele entary The general ducatlonal goals for the special ducation child are the same s those indicated for the nor nal These Include the at alnment of maximum physical nd mental the acqulsl on of fundamental knowledges nd economic usefulness nd and worthy ome and community member One of the primary functions See Page 10 Tracking Unit loses Pioneer March 6 OT IV vanished into space today and may never be heard from I The space probe tracking sta tion at los contact at EST to day when the probes transmit ting signals became very At that time the probe was traveling toward the sun at about miles an 000 miles from the The Goldstone station instal led a specia filter in its track ing gear and followed the space probe for an additional nine The last contact was made at about Asked If there was any like lihood of further contact with Pioneer IV a spokesman for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration said it was He added that since the probes battery probably had one it was unlikely that he Goldstone station would make any further search for We think that this is he Pioneer IV is gone Earlier the gold plated cone lad been sending clear signals from more than miles Goldstone picked these up at They came from a point deeper in the great void than See Page 10 ChicagoRome Flight Success March American pilot Max Conra landed here early th first man to fly a single engine plane nonstop from Ch cago to The flight was no believed to have set a recorc On March William P Odom flew a light plance miles from Honolulu to Teter in 36 Conrads unofficial flight Urn was 34 hours and three minutes He left Chicago at m EST Wednesday and set down a Romes Clampino Airport a 57 minutes aheai of A spokesman In New Tori said Conrad would like to trj or two records soon tha held by Odom for a flight by a plane weighing less than rounds and the record set b Pat Baling in flying from Tokyo to Headwinds forced Conrad back when he was an hour out o Boston on an earlier try for a ChicagoRome flight last Mon Conrad said that within few months he would try an of ficial attempt on the light plane See Pag 10 T Reserve Board OKs Loan Rate Hike March 0 UPI The Federal Reserve In an antiinflation has authorized four of its banks to raise charges on loans to commercial banks from 2 12 to 3 per Authorized to boost their dis count rates were the federal reserve banks of New Chicago and Dal The eight other member banks are expected to follow suit The action by the board was the third increase In the dis count rate in seven It was seen as a clear sign that the board is seriously concerned about inflation despite the rel ative stability of consumer prices since last By restricting the board in the past has attempted to restrain One re sult has been higher interest The boards action ran con trary to the philosophy of many key congressional Democrats feel that monetary policies should be eased to give the economy a shot in the arm and curb It was taken in the face of reports that the Democratic majority of the SenateHouse Economic Committee would issue a report Monday calling for the easing of present mone tary curbs to fight unemploy The six Republican mem bers of the committee were un derstood to have agreed today on a minority The boards action was assail ed as an awful thing by Wright Patman a key member of the Joint Congres sional Economic He complained that it would tight en up money and raise interest rates still You cant make hungry men forget about recession or worry about Patman de He announced that he was renewing his drive for a con gressional investigation of the ederal reserve boards mone tary Patmans pro posed inquiry has twice been rejected by the House In recent On the other Pres cott Bush a mem ber of the Senate Banking Comi laid the action is not surprising in view of the very vigorous recovery which has been taking It would seem to be a part of the boards policy of applying brakes President Eisenhower has warned repeatedly of the dan ger of Board Chair man William McChesney Mar tin told Congress last month that inflammable tinders in the economy could spark an infla tionary He how that public and private action could prevent The board also made public a report showing that three out of every five Americans ex pect prices to rise this This kind of inflationary psy economists can be as dangerous as other pressures such as shortages of goods or excessive The report showed consumers are also more optimistic about their earning prospects and gen eral business conditions during the coming The based on in terviews in the nations 12 big metropolitan show ed that tha number of persons who plan to buy new cars and purchase homes had edged up Some observers Interpreted the action as an indication the reserve board was confident that economic activity would now continue its postrecession expansion despite the tighter clamp on The hoard reversed Its re cession policy of loosening credit last August when it hiked the rate from 1 34 to 2 per This was followed up with a boost to 2 12 per cent in Oc Financial experts said the boards action was overdue in view of the fact that the in terest rate on 91day treasury bills has been riding well above 2 12 per cent for many the board does not like to see the bill rate rise much above the discount The board was said to have authorized the boost for two reasons The treasury until recently has been engaged in heavy financing and exchange operations Involving govern ment and unemploy ment has remained at six per Khrushchev Stresses Trade Theme Daniel Raps Budget Board CONDITIONS EQUAL 1930s IN WEST VIRGINIA NOW March 6 West Virginia University economics professoi said today unemployment In the Morgantown lake area ap proximates conditions that ex sted here during the great de pression of the The Leo Fishman old a Senate subcommittee on and stabilization hat last October in the Morgan own area unemployment was per cent of the labor force He said there has been no im provement since then may a slight The professor spoke at a hear Employment Record Sighted March as employment should reach a record high In with the climb beginning this the Texas Employment Com mission said The monthly report of the TEC said a decline of since December in nonfarm employ ment Nonfarm jobs totaled the report This was more than had been Unemployment was also higher than anticipated with people out of This was above the TEC Both employment an unem jloymont figures were higher ban estimated due to a jump of In the labor the commission Bank Robber Eels 10 Years FORT March 6 UP unemployed II field was given a 0year prison term today for he robbery of the State Bank f East Fort Worth of A guilty plea was entered by ing conducted by Rober Byrd in the third of sessions held in West Vir ginia this In all of the the subcommittee has been told of depressed economic conditions and substantial unemployment particularly in West Virginias soft coal Jennings Randolph D invited to adress the See Page 9 Crazed Gunman Stages Rampage Before Killed LOS March 6 crazed gunman killed a po lice officer and a cafe patron late Thursday night and wound ed three other persons before he fell mortally wounded In an exchange of Police Identified the as George of East Los They said he shot and killed Detective J and critically wounded Detective Gar each The officers had gone to the home of Arevalos estranged to In vestigate a shooting Incident In volving hiding in the bushes near the opened fire as the detectives walked out with his police Police said Arevalo had been ejected twice from a cafe op erated by Miss Mary The See Page g Higher Veteran Pensions Sought March 6 UPI Veterans Administra tor Sumner Whittler an nounced today he will ask Congress to appropriate an addl ional a year to in March 6 UP Gov Price Daniel accused t h Legislative Budget Board toda of practically surrendering Tex as rights and power for wate development to the federal gov It Is high time we match ou talk about states rights wit the money to do what a stat government should do in prope exercise of those Dan iel The governor keynoted hi second Statewide Water Com mittee session He warnec again of the threat of federa control over Texas 1 the state failed to assume lead Daniel said the 100 committee members should support the State Board of Water Engineers budget requests for about 000 a year for The gov ernor said he originally clipped off a but now felt the board should have all the it The Legislative Budget cut the boards requests to about a State leadership in water planning will require over for each Danie Yet there are those who would cut this figure almost i See Page 10 lenson before Federal Judge crease pensions for disabled ex Whifctier told an American Legion national rehabilitation conference that the added money would be paid under a slidingscale pension plan which would provide higher payments to the needier disabled No pensions would be cut under the proposed Veterans now on pension would be allow ed to choose between the new system and the plan now in Administration sources said the legislation will probably be submitted to Congress by April At the government pays out roughly a year in pensions to veterans and helr iVhitfield The who expressed re morse for the sorrow and mis ry he has brought to his wifi and four appeared ithout a lawyer and declined he services of one when ad ised of his rights by the Henson was caught a few minutes after the m ELLS OP PLOTTING TO IDNAP OWN Eli beth on trial for e slaying of her sons lls a jury at e once plotted to kidnap and Id her son by force so he could t marry the woman she didnt But she denies hiring two ung laborers to strangle the ung Olga lose body was found in a shal w mountain AP Wire loto Legislators Turn Attention To Tax Ideas March 6 islators attention are switched rom spending to taxing with the scheduling of public hear ngs for new tax Ideas early next A bill which would put a 5 er cent gross receipts tax on lotels and motels HB 493 wii heard by the Revenue and Taxation Committee Tuesday A proposal HB 307 to tax rading stamps will be conslder d The administrations proposed ax on dedicated natural gas HB 43 Is slated for hearing March The hearings were announced after the House sent to the Senate a bill to make Tarletoi State at Stephenvllle a 4year Opponents protested It would Increase the state deficit by two million dollars a Blanchard of Lub bock protested that the state couldnt afford Blnnchard of fered a series of amendments which were beaten Both houses quit until Mon day The Senate passed up action on a Houseapproved proposal to amend the Constitution HJR 6 to allow control of small The 29minute ses sion was devoted to a high school choir singing the state Our and ntroduction of See TAX 10 East Germany March 6 Premie Nlkita Khrushchev g w e p through the East trades fair today with a rovin eye for German a series off the cuff He drank toasts to Alfrie the West German in dustrial and to Ma shal Tito of H picked up three bottles of Be gian medicine said to cur what vodka does to the cr and he found himself caa in the role of matchmaker fo a lovesick He traveled at a pace tha left his aides breathless bu found time to call for steppe up trade between Russia an West to invite mor Swedes to visit Russia and t plug the merits of plastic bath tubs over He told the representative o one big West German iron an steel firm which already is ex porting heavily to the Sovle what you are sendin us is not enough we can bu your entire output of stee A visit to the fair ostenslb was the reason for Khrush chevs visit But in tw See Page 9 Convict Frees Four Hostages During Flight FLAT March fleeing convict freed state a married cou pie and a fellow convict nea north Alabama town early today after holding them hos tage more than 12 The William Smoth continued his desperate bli for freedom In the married cou pies The highway patro said he was believed heading or where 10 has serving 160 years n prison on six robbery convlc overpowered the patrol man and a trusty convict in olice car south of Birmingham He used a key he made him self to unlock his handcuffs In ha back seat of the sale Otto He was in the back seat and was In the He got itrangle hold on me and helc Page 9 Probe Tragic School Blaze LITTLE March Police launch d a fullscale probe today of 10 tragic reform school fire hat killed 21 negro boys trap ed behind locked Orval shaken and charged negligence was responsible for the deaths and ordered state police to let the chips fall where they He prepared to go before the Arkansas legislature and ask for an emergency TEXANS SAY FREE WORLD TO RENAIN Macmillan Due In Two Weeks For Vital Talks March 6 UPI President Elsenhower gave congressional leaders of both parties a BOminute flll In on the Berlin crisis today and received a pledge of Unit ed support for his firm No Tarty Lines The upshot is that we ara speaker Sam said after the White House con We dont have parties in this We think with the Presi dent that we must be firm and remain Rayburn Senate Democratic leader Lyndon Johnson Sen ate Republican leader Everett Dirksen and House Republi can leader Charles Halleck conferred with the Present Others present at the meeting were Vice President Richard acting secretary of state Christian secretary of defense Nell di rector Allen Dulles of the cen tral Intelligence and members of the White Housa These included Bryca deputy assistant to WhitV jSJouse and assistant Mai See Page 10 Macmillan Says Moscow Visit Proves Useful Northern tfarch Minis er Harold Macmillan said today he Immediate results of his slon to Moscow were not very reat but his trip was I would not myself claim more han that we have much 1m roved our knowledge of each others points of view and or erhaps paved the way to nego latlon In wider hs Macmillan spoke at a lunch here shortly after it was an lounced he had accepted Presl ent Invitation to Ho will ar Ive in the United States March Macmillan Is on a brief Meet he People visit to Northern the first of a series of islts that will keep him away rom London for much of tho ext three Monday ho will fly to Paris o meet with French President harles De Later In ha he will go to Bonn for alks with West German Chan ellor Konrad The purpose of the visits Is o Inform the Western Allies f the results of his Moscow No donbt he will urge on icm the need for negotiations vtth the perhaps at he I feel sure that such nego Seo Page 10 Labor Rackets Before Grand Juries March 6 head of the justice departments criminal division aid today he is working close y with the Senate rackets com mittee to crack down on any witnesses who lied at the com mittee Assistant Attorney Genera Anderson said one of his an experienced trial has been attending he rackets He said assistants also were comb ng the dally transcripts for Anderson said the committee lad turned over to the justice department data that was not aired at the public He aid the department had swap ied information with commit ee counsel Robert Kennedy nd his The justice department also isclosed that it had launched nationwide drive to prosecute abor racketeers on antitrust onspiracy Officials said more than 10 ederal grand juries from coast coast were considering hargei that union officials conspired to restrain trade through shakedowns against businessmen and through shady wage contracts with They indicated their chief targets were officials of som of the nations biggest including the Some were said to have been among the string of witnesses who appeared before the Senate rackets New Chicago and Oma ha were named among cities where grand juries are Officials declined to identify other key areas on grounds the Inquiries were not a matter of Maximum penalty on convic tion under the conspiracy sec tion of the antitrust law is six months In jail and a fine on each The department will seek In dictments in two types of One is the shakedown In which a businessman is forced to pav labor racketeer for protec The other is the sweet leart contract in which a un on official signs a substandard collective bargaining agrement in return for a payoff from the The sweeping crackdown was disclosed as the Senate labor committee adopted two minor administration amendments to the Democratic KennedyErvin antiracketeering One would give the labor do partment greater authority to conduct investigations designed to make sure that unions com plied with provisions of the The other would authorize the government to obtain civil In junctions to force compliance with a section to require to file detailed reports on their Both amendments were in line with provisions in the ad ministrations labor reform They were only a small part of the amendments which Repub Icans plan to offer to the mod erate reform bill sponsored by John Kennedy ID and Sam Ervln Union leaders reported that firsthand survey showed 59 favor passage of the Democratic 12 are opposed and 20 are The report was made by dole gates at the closing session of a legislative conference held by the AFLCIO building trades de The justice department start ed laying the groundwork for Its crackdown on labor rack eteers about a year It resorted to the Sherman anti trust act to try to nail them because It provides Immunity from prosecution to witnesses giving self Incriminating evid Key witneages have refused to testify before the Senata committee on grounds their an swers might tend to Incrlmlnata GENERAL RECOVERED PARIS Laurls supreme Allied Com mander In has com pletely recovered from a skin ailment and Is out of the hos his headquarters reported Norstad entered a hos pital ;