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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - March 7, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHER LOCAL to partly cloudy through Sunday no important tem perature Thermometer Readings 81 9 I 10 I 11 I 12 I I 50 55 60 64 65 66 Complete Weather Report oa Market Hi Hamtof the OaHy Sun and SemiWeekly Morning lidht LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN 1TED PRESS INTERNATIONAL AP TELEMATS MARCR PAGES MARKETS AT A GLANCE Most Securities and Commodities Are Closed On PRICE FIVE CENTS Red Says Limited War Will Ruin West 2r 2r r f tf 2r ft WHOSE were deserted and traffic para lyzed at as one of the worst storms of the season struck this eastern Iowa But the which left up to a foot of snow in some apparently failed to dampen the humor of one snowbound lowan as shown AP Wire Georgia Officers Trap Desperado March 7 UP desperado William Smothers was shot down and captured today as he attempted to shoot It out with a Georgia Police Chief Hutchings felled the cigarsmok ing fugitive with a single shot from his pistol at Hooker Road and Dade County Sheriff Allison Blevins and Hutchings had sur prised standing by the road near a railroad the latter He threw his guri in the sheriffs Wutchihgit1 I beat him to The police chief said Smoth ers was identified by a gray white blue trousers and red cap which he wore in Now Michigan Finds Capitol Roof Leaking March L leaky roof is the lat woe at the state capitol where a threadbare rug in the governors office and a tattered flag have been subjects of de bate on Michigans cash A bucket was placed In the east gallery of the Senate cham ber Friday to catch water dip ping through a crack in the capitol The leak was about 150 feet from the capitol dome where a tattered has been jammed atop a flag pole for nearly three day and because of a broken pul a desperate flight through Ala bama arid into nearby Tennes The wounded criminal was aken to the TriCounty Hos pital at Fort some 15 miles from the captur Hutchings said his bul et shattered the wanted man eft shoulder but that he did not believe the wound was Lawmen from Tennessee Georgia and Alabama had comb ed thisc trlstate hill country or Smothers since he overpow ered an patrolmai Thursday urid fled iiorlhwan with four He released his captives un harmed iri north Alabama an later abandoned his getawa car near South Pittsburgh about 15 miles from where he was Hutchings said he could hav hitchhiked or caugh a ride on a freight train to th capture He was standing on th highway near the railroa the 65yearold pblic chief The sheriff thats him pulled up arid opened the doo Smothers threw the See Page 6 Alvin chief of the Senate document discov erd the Now I suppose there will be gome cracks about the capitol coming apart at the Pickett Before senators left the cham bers for a weekend they discussed the rug in G Mennen Williams office which is patched together by fric tion tape and said it symbollzec condition of Michigans fi Jury Awards Sonic Damages March jury ordered an in surance company to pay E Alexander late Friday his lumber warehouse that ca ed in because of a sonic boom caused by a high speed air His warehouse fell down i Last yea Judge Cross ruled a son when a plan passes the sound no an explosion and therefore h was not entitled to The Court of Civil Appeals Waco reversed the an held a sonic boom was insu able under Texas standard in surance The jury rule the boom caused the warehous to and set the amount o Berlin Crisis Causes Satur Work ROUGH TEXT OF RED NOTE COMPLETED Allies Envoys Are Callers At State Department March 7 UPI Allied diplomats held a series of unusual Saturday onferences on Berlin today as American officials finished a ough draft of a reply to Rus ia on the British Ambassador Sir Har Id Caccia conferred with act ng Secretary of State Christian Herter for 45 The en oy said they talked about the tote to Moscow and also dis ussed Prime Minister Harold Macmillans visit to Washington or conferences with President Eisenhower on March Others Confer German Ambassador Wilhelm Jrewe and the Canadian minis Rae also called at the State They confer red separately with Livingston assistant secretary ol state for European Affairs and one of the principal architects of department planning in the Berlin High officials said that the proposed note to Rusia comes Premier Nikita Khrush chevs grudging acceptance of the Western proposal for a See Page 9 Macmillan Back Preparing For Continent Trip March T Prime Minister Harold Macmil lan returned home from North ern Ireland today for a final weekend of preparation for his new role as gobetween among the Western Allies on the Ber lin Brlin newspapers have been hailing the prime minister as the Wests number one spokes man in the absence of Secre tary of State John Foster Dul now receiving treatment fo abdominal They said Macmillan bore thi bulk of responsibility fo bringing about full agreemen among the Western powers on the Soviet threat to Western Ultimately the voice of America will be the one that counts the London Times Just now It sounds a little uncertainly be cause age and sickness have overtaken Americas leading Macmillan will begin his dip lomatic mission Monday when he flies to Paris to report tc French President Charles D Gaulle on his recent visit ti The prime minister will fl to Bonn Thursday for anothe twoday meeting with Wes German Chancellor Konra He will be in Ot March 18 and in Washington the next day fo concluding talks with Preslden Wild March Storm Is Worst In Decade Force Surrender Of Rebel Convicts Johnson Warns Senate About Work Schedule March 7 UP Senates traditional Eas er recess may be bobtailed this ear unless the senators buckle own and start working Thats the word from Senate Majority Leader Lyndon bhnson Johnson read off a long list if bills Friday for possible Senate floor action before the Daster recess begins March Some of the bills still are Awaiting committee But ohnson told a news conference hat if the senators move y they wont need to return un il April Otherwise hey may be asked to return on March the day after Easter Both the Senate and House customarily take a oneweek re cess after Johnson said a Housepassed bill to extend the Military Draft Act for four years should be ready for Senate passage Wed He added that he will take he Hawaiian statehood bill to he floor on Debate on the bill may run Into the next LATIN AMERICANS BLAME TROUBLE ON IGNORANCE N STATE DEPARTMENT March wo LatinAmerican editors pin e blame for faltering relations etween the United States and leir countries on ignorance the State Jose political editor f Havanas Diario De La Mar said Friday night that the lajor difference between the nited States and Latin Amer a is simply the State Depart It is both blind and e Raul radio news Pretty Blonde ToughTalking After Robbery LAS March well dressed but hardtalking cham pagne blonde was held today on charges she robbed the Firs National Bank of Nevada of almost Police and FBI agents arrest ed her at a road block shortly after the robbery She shrieked epithets at the officer when they took her off a Reno bound bus about 45 miles north of this desert gambling center She is raelly a beautlfu a policeman described but hard as The girl identified herself as Ida Belle of Roanoke FBI agents said she had worked at both the First Na tional Bank of and the Union Trust o She flew here from Washing ton Thursday and was broke when she staged the federal agents The willowy suspect had 761 In and bills in a large black purse when ar She was Po lice believed she only acted a though she had a gun for the robbery as no weapon was seen See age 8 a a Gil Lut qpnVinwoTt H66 ijljUiN O Kennedy Dominates Midwest Meet not the March 7 man who wasnt John Kennedy D the show at the Midwest Democratic Conference in the maneuvering for a job he says he is Hubert Hum phrey another of the 1960 front will have an opportunity to take the spot light from Kennedy in the con ference banquet where he will deliver the main ad Mennen Williams of another 1960 presi dential possibility who remained in the long shadow of Kennedy throughout most of the re gained some attention Friday night when he proposed in a television appearance that Dem ocrat Adlai Stevenson be named Secretary of State if and when ohn Foster Dulles is forced to up the who campaigned for William Proxmire was greeted with a standing ovation at the start of a lunch eon speech here Friday but he drew few cheers during or af u T Willi W In a headlinemaking news Kennedys younger pencilslender Robert took the play from presidential possibilities Stuart ington and The younger Kennedy revealed he has been offered campaign support for his brother in re turn for taking a milder line in the Senate labor rackets com mittee which he serves as chief Kennedy said the offers came from both labor and manage from the He said he saw nothing unlawful in the approaches made to him and thus had not reported them to John Mclellan the committee How he said he had discussed them with his elder The Kennedy camp continued to gain momentum through the Although there wasnt an announced Kennedy supporter in the mimeographed statements by Kennedy on sub jicts ranging from doopera tives to the international wheat agreement appeared at the outnumbering those of any other prominent Democrat by at least five to Ted Senator Ken nedys administrative took part in a panel discussion of 1960 administrative problems and promptly supplied delegates with a mimeographed summary of his the only panelist to do Later in the day Robert Ken nedy appeared on a panel dis cussing labor He hailed the moves organized la bor has made toward cleaning up its own No other group In the has taken such strong action against those who abuse their rights and he Kennedy pointed out that the American Bar Association has failed to apt against attorneys who took the Fifth Amendment in labor rackets committee hearings and business groups have not moved against man agement personnel who did like During the question session which the Democratic delegates all but ignored the other including Clement Zablocki At the end of the meeting Kenne day was accosted by autograp Symington was represented b an agricultural policy statemen read by Marguerite Ben vice chairman of the con Symington said farmers nee certain minimum incomes t meet as has been th case under the farm policy o this the farm ers price Is lowered at thesam time his costs continue to in obviously he must in crease production in order t maintain his Symington claimed that in th past six years farm prices hav averaged 15 per cent below 195 levels and farm production in creased 15 per He accuse Agriculture Scretary Ezra 1 Benson of ignoring these facts He said the actual inventorj of farm commodities has in creased more than five time since thus dls proving the argument that low er prices mean higher consump It is now clear to any impai tial observer that Benson theories have resulted in dis See Page Board Of TRA Holds Meeting In Corsicana Trinity River Authority dl rectors are meeting in1 Coral cana follow ng a luncheon at the Corsicana iountry Club as guests of Joe TRA di Three Important lake Issues were scheduled to be dealt with n the important session thai las culminated a series of meet ngs in the Trinity watershed louth of They are expected to consid er these proposals Approve an application for water rights at Navarro Mills Dam near Dawson on RIchlanc xeek for Approve construction of a dam at and Approve construction of a salt water barrier at Wallis The group had previously con ducted rallies in Grove Coldspring and Livingston while a meeting was held Frl day night In The master plan for the Trin ty River Valley and its tribu taries is expected to be out ined at the 2 Saturday Metropolitan newspaper cor respondents and TV units an See Page 8 Castro Halves Rents In Cuba March 7 rentals for most Cubans wer reduced by 50 per cent unde a law passed Friday by Prem er Fidel Castros The which has legis ative powers during the perio of the provisional governmen nstalled by the orderei rentals not exceeding i month cut in Those between and month are to be reduced I 5er cent and those above a monthby 30 per The law Is one of severa passed recently designed to low er the cost of xecutive of Ur charged the State artment is fostering the rowth of Communism In Latin Vmerica because of its failure o understand Latin Americas nderlying social and economic They commented at a lunch on attended by a group of for ign editors and newspapermen Chicago after taking iart in the World Press Con ress at the University o Virgilio an Argen Ine said the recen Bolivian riots which have been jlamed on a magazine articli are merely a symptom of i arger deterioration of rela ions between Latin American lations and the United States He said relations had reachei See Page B UltraModern Bowling Center Scheduled Here An ultramodern 16Iane bow ling center will be constructe In Corsicana In the near future was announced jointly Satur day by Dan Booker and John F Harrison of M who will be owners and opera and Walter Erwin of Ei winBeasley Negotiations were finalize Saturday morning for Erwin Beasley to form a separate cor poration to construct and ow the building which the Ne Mexico men will Two sites are under considera intersection of Bevel ly Drive and Park Road acros from Kiddieland and site on West Highway 31 nea the Navarro Junior It was announced that the 1 foot wide by 150 foot long bulk ing would cost an estimate with an additional 000 going into equipment an The business ha been given the Par See Page 8 Praise Texans For Price Cut BUENOS March 7 Kinley o was hailed toda for its interAmerican good w in voluntarily cutting o Its bill for capping a runawa oil well In northwestern A gentina The Argentine state oil mon poly said the American com pany reduced its bill from 000 to The oil well ha spewed1 more than worth of oil Into the air befo two American technician brought it under March Walpole State Prls n Inmates botched an escape ttempt today and then held 16 ersons including the prison haplain as hostages untl tate Troopers stormed their tronghold and put down the Priest Doused The five convicts were ured and the hostages were reed The Inmates iad poured gasoline on the apparently planning to et him Fifty State carrying machine guns and shotguns and vearing rushed the machine shop where the con Icts were holed up with their The troopers circled the ma chine shop and on a sig about half ol them leaped hrough the glass windows fir ng as they Inside the the troopers machlnegun ned the front door off its hinges let in the Several Hostages The hostages be sides the Edward Har five eight prison a milkman whose truck used In the escape at and warden John Gavin mutineers at one poin pinned Father Hartigan agalns the wall with a knife at his The priest and Warden Gavin had entered ma chine shop earlier to try to talk the prisoners out of their re See Page B MurderSuicide Ruled In Mass Family Deaths March members of a beset by sick ness and wer found dead today In what the coroner ruled was mass murde and The bodies of Roland Soper and four of his stepchildren were found In a car with twr hoses running from the ex haust pipe to Inside the auto Inside the farm au thorlties found the bodies o Viola and he an electric light con was around their necka anf1 their heads were Thi Dodies were sent to a Columbu hospital to determine if thej had been shot or Coroner Kersell sal that the children were Mrs Sopers by a previous mar The coroner identified th children as Laura found in the bed with and as Bobby Sharon Vickie and Doxanne all clad In their pajamas with their stepfather in the The coroner said that Soper had sued her husband for divorce on The divorce papers and a court order dl rectlng him to stay away from See Page 9 By The Associated Press A wild March snow storm tapered off and whipped through the Northeast today after leaving the upper Mid west straightjacketed in the worst late winter weather pounding in a Numerous highways remain ed blocked in snowchoked sec tions of Wis consin and Michigan as high winds whipped snow falls of up to 22 inches Into 20foot Deaths blamed on the storm umbered In 10 in 6 in 2 in 2 in New York and in The pre pring dose of winter claimed ts victims through snow shovel ng heart traffic ac idents and See Page 9 Storm Batters British Liner March winds on he North Atlantic shook up he Queen Elizabeths 996 pas lengers and caused dam age to dishes and furnltur during the giant liners lates crossing from New It was Passengers who weathered KHRUSHCHEV DEFENDS USE OF STRENGTH Communists To Map Strategy In East Berlin Talks East 7 Soviet Premier flkita Khrushchev warned oday that even a limited war ver Berlin would become a lobal holocaust that would end vith the destruction of the If a new war even f it starts as a small It will end In the destruction of Khrushchev told u Communist workers confer Talk Uncompromising In a uncom promising the Soviet remler called for a policy of strength in dealing with the We recognize the right of using strength In dealing with he When you talk to the Im perialists you need not only morals but you must be sup ported by War Not Certainty Khrushchev said war is not certainty because the Com munist bloc is now stronger than the The lamb tried to eat the but its stomach was too he gale Included Conservative publisher Lord Beaverbrook ant former British Prime Mlnlste Sir Anthony The Queen docked here Frl day 30 hours behim We had a hell of a said Commodore Mor the liners It wa one of the worst storms I havi ever seen in the who has been sallln for 46 said he spent twi days and two nights on thi bridge fighting 90 wind and 60foot Eden and his wife were re turning from a vacation In Like most other pas they spent most their time in their Natural Gas Bill Now Dead March 7 UPI Oren Harrl of the House Com mcrce committee has scuttle his natural gas bill for th Harris said he had no plan at this time for any schedulln of consideration of the bll before his He sal he did not expect to schedul It in the future unless cond tions Harris made the statement 1 a speech to natural gas In dustry representatives at a cot ference sponsored by the Fe eral Bar he War is no longer This is so not because the im perialists have become better See Page 5 Soviets Assert Ancient DuPont Claim Settled UNITED Miarch Soviet offi cial reported Friday night his government has paid the du Pont de Nemours 1Xi million dollars to settle an old He expressed hope this would lead to more business with Vladimir chair man of the Soviet Government Purchasing Commission in the United said the payment had been made to fulfill Soviet obligations for technical Infor mation on commercial produc tion of neoprene synthetic rub ber that DuPont supplied the So viet Union during World War Alkhlmov said he turned over a check to vice president and member of the DuPont board of last Friday In the companys office in He added an agreement was signed wiping out the The Soviet official declared We wanted to clarify the sit We hope that we shall See Page 5 Justice Department Seeks Speedy Alabama Registrar Suit Nulled March 7 officials claimed a victory in their running battle with the Civil Rights Com mission after a government suit was dismissed in federal But the Justice Department announced that Fridays ruling by Judge Frank will be The judge threw out the gov ernments suit seeking an in junction to prevent denial of Negro voting rights in Macon County where Negroes outnum ber white persons by nearly The Civil Rights Commission recently Investigated voter reg istration In this Johnson held that the coun ty has had no functioning voter registration board ilnce Decem ber when the last two members 1957 authorizes actions He said there Is no one to The third board member The decision was described as a victory for the people and our constitutional form of gov ernment by John Patter It reaffirms the he that we have a govern ment of laws and not of Government attorneys filed a motion with the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New leans asking an order to pre serve the records of the case pending an appeal to that A hearing on this motion is scheduled Wednesday at Johnson in states motion upholding to dismiss the the suit said the states case is bas ed on these major contentions The Civil Righti Act of against individual persons and not against States have exclusive juris diction in the field of voting by reason of the Tenth and Eleventh Amendments to the Constitution of the United Stat The Supreme Court of the United States has original and exclusive jurisdiction in cases involving sovereign The Civil Rights Act of 1957 is unconstitutional es pecially Part IV which deals with means of further secur ing and protecting the right to Even if this court deter mines that it has jurisdiction and determines that the act is It should refrain from exercising jurisdiction in this ALASKA STILL Miss contest entrant from Diane Elanor gives a big hug to her competitor from Juanlta Harley of Corpus to patch things up for stealing the Lone Stars thunder Miss Harley Is trying on stylish fur There are senior high school girls representing thirty six states competition at Mobile for title of Americas Junior AP Wirephoto ;