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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - March 16, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHER LOCAL FORECAST Cloudy this after noon becoming fair tonight and Tuesday no important temperature changes with low tonight near Thermometer Readings 8 9 1 10 11 12 1 2 47 49 51 54 56 58 60 Complete Weather Report on Market flJHomeofthe Daily Sunand SemiWeekly Morninn lidhtl LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL AP TELEMAT5 MARKETS AT A GLANCE NEW March 16 Low er profit coporates mill CHICAGO WheaUHigher exports and Corn Mixed Old crop months higher light de to 75 cents higher top steers steady to 50 cents higher top 241 FOURTEEN PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS SPRING IS ALMOST the season a bit Is at tractive secretary Joan Heerson who wets her feet during her lunch hour in the warming waters of Galveston Bay at Texas The 20yearold Joan is a secretary for a chemical com pany Late Blizzard Staggers Midwest By United Press InternationaJ The snowweary Midwest staggered today In the wake of a near blizzard which stalled marooned thousand of persons and cut communica The weekend powered by 50 to 80 piled up pWalyzlng allows from Ne braska1 northeastward through It roared into Eastern Cana da during the but strong winds continued to batter the lower Great Lakes region and eastern upper where snow depths averaged 40 to 50 tornadoes and Texas prairie fires were blamed for at least nine Three persons were killed In Arkan tas tornadoes at Moko nd A firefighter ded of burns in Exer tion or exposure claimed two lives in Iowa and one each in Illinois and And an Ohio man was killed when blown from a second floor porch bv 80mleanhour The Three Will Be Inducted Soon Three men will fill Navarro countys March draft quota call on March it was announced Monday by Bessie secretary of Local Board Inductees will include Rufus Jefferson Banks of Bennie Maurice Wilder of Min eral Wells and Andrew At the same the Board will send eight men to Dallas for physical They will be Ray Deen David Newton Conan Doyle Harvey Edgar Thomp Charlie Everett Charles Preston Nowl ipg and Joe Wayne Welch said the Board been notified it will have a oneman induction call on April The Board received no phy sical call for Highlights of the weather sit uation included Four Chicago and North Western Railways crack 401 streamliners carrying about 350 passengers were stalled by 10 to15foot drifts in northern Wisconsin yesterday and las All freed A bus with 23 persons aboard was stuck for hours in drifts Sunday and most bus op erations In the state were can The North Westerns Flam beau 400 en route from Ashland to Chicago with 150 pas sengers became stuck In giant drifts near north west of Green and finally was pulled free after about See Page 2 Texas Traffic Killed In Past Year March 16 UP Texas closed its 1958 traffic death book today with per sons killed in the De partment of Public Safety said Department Garrison Director Homer said there were 197 less fatalities than in 1957 a decrease of 8 per It was the lowest death rale since 1949 when were he accident rate increased 1 per cent from crashes in 1957 to in Injuries increased from to There were less only five death The worst day was a when 23 traffic deaths were Christmas Day had 22 Loving County continued its deathless record that began in Eight other counties re ported no traffic They were Real and the de partment Foreign Aid Cash Key To Polici es 3 3r 3r 3 Khrushchev Claims Nasser After Iraq MIDEAST IS RACING TO NEW CRISIS Reported UAR Citizens Ordered From Damascus March 16 Premier Nikita Khrushchev accused United Arab Republic President Gamal Abdel Nasser today of trying to annex Iraq into the UAR adding fuel to a new Mideast The charge was made in Mos cow at a celebration marking he signing of a new Soviet traqi technical aid agreement Khrushchevs remarks were Droadcast by the official Soviet Tass News Relations Worsen They came at a time when the steadily deteriorating relations between the UAR and Iraq hit a dangerous new low with vio lent antiIraqi demonstrations n The UAR war minister told a crowd of shouting dem onstrators there today that the people of his country are ready o sacrifice their blood for sake of the Iraqi Nasser Under Fire the Cairo newspaper Widespread changes in the organizational structure of the Texas National Guard went in o effect on announce ment by Price Under the new one of 3th Divisions major head be under the 143rd Combat Arms and will be based in Corsi cana units will be under direct direct command of this as will units at Mar Hillsboro and Ciif Al Ahram reported from Da mascus that Iraqi authorities had ordered all UAR citizens to get out of that country with in 24 In his Moscow Khru shchev was quoted as saying that President Nasser is Insist 13 fir Blazes In Two States Cover Acres March 16 A furious prairie the wors1 in the history of Montague was brought under con trol Sunday after high winds The fire was one of several that burned an estimat ed acres of range and Limber lands in West and North Central Texas took one destroyed several build ings and some Winds up to 70 miles per hour fanned the ires and whipped up clouds of At least 26 persons were In jured in a chainreaction series of traffic accidents on a half mile stretch of 66 neai 11 miles east of Amarillo during a dust storm The State Highway Patrol re ported 20 persons suffered mi nor injuries fighting the grass The broke Monague out early County fire Saturday the Hinds Clark Ranch miles spread on six west of Nocona anc southeast Into Wise Hundreds of profes sional and volunteer firefighters fought the fire for 20 hours be fore bringing it under control Although it burned ovei grass and timber lands In a 35 squaremile Sheriff Tom Lindsey said the fire destroyed only two or three abandonee farm five or six barns and an undetermined number of Lindsey said the fire swept See Page 2 Weekend Fires Leave 40 Dead By United Press International Fires across the nation during the weekend left at least 40 per sons including 29 chil At a father burned to death today and his five children suffocated when fire destroyed their Au thorities identified the victims as John and Mar and an who camcj home as firemen were boarding up the front of the wail hospitalized for Firemen said the fire could have started from a smouldering cigaret or from a At Des eight businesses were burned out Sun day night in a five alarm fire that raged through a quarter No one was but District Fire Chief Lee Williams was hurled 30 feet by an explo He was in satisfactory Occupants of six sec ond floor apartments ecaped without injury but were able to salvage only their In the Texas a firefighter died when he was trapped by vicious winds while in a giant prairie At Mabel a mother of four Children was killed asphyxa tlon when fire swept her Eleven 10 of them were killed in the worst a blaze that destroyed a fiveroom home early Sunday in Cross Dan eight of his nine children and two young girl cousins Byrds wife was visiting a ninth a patient in a hospital at the time of the Eight members of another negro family in Philadelphia burned to death Sunday in a fire in their threestory brick Killed were the five daugh ters and granddaughters of Cor nell and nil Detroit police said the four little sons of Ellis were killed in a fire while Tay lor was out shooting Three other small children were killed Sunday afternoon in while their par and Warren were The dead were James Warren 10 Kittatina and John An other was in the front yard when the fire but was unable to save any of the In West New fire men said a fire that killed three negroes was Killed were Katherine Sabina 18 and Sabinaa Dennis 17 Only Franklin was res Authorities said they found two ash cans burning on the street hear the apartment build ing where the family Daniel Says Gas Firms Try Sabotage Fulbright Urges Equal Moves LOCAL GUARD UNITS ARE INVOLVED IN REVISIONS cana units will Second Battle Career Day Slated Friday NJC Campus The annual Career Day for high school seniors of the coun ty will be held Friday at Navar ro Junior College under sponsorship of the college and the Chamber of Commerce ed ucation Dr Jones NiTC president and chairman of Career Day will serve as master of cere The program will open at with a concert by the NJC band under the direction of Beene and last until 11 which time Jones will welcome the students and introduce Elliott mairman of the education com for pertinent Chamber President Bob will Introduce the a close personal Gordon owner of radio station Career clinics In 26 separate fields of Interest will be held or the visiting high school seniors in two onehourly ses sions from 1 to 2 and from 2 until 3 Twelve of the clinics will be presented at both and the remaining 14 will be conducted only once during the At that he campus visitors will be guests at a baseball game be tween the NJC Bulldog nine and Henderson County Junior Climaxing the day will be a dance at 8 in the Student Union Favor Human Depredation NEW March 16 The Liberal party of New York State has come out in favor of a tax allowance for human de In its national legislative rec ommendations released the party argued that since tax laws allow for depreciation of plant and there should also be a special exemp tion for working to al low for wear end tear on the human The commander of the Sec ond Group at Waco will be Wiley former commander of Wacos 3rd Bat 13rd Infantry under the old The locallybased units will be altered somewhat under the modernization program that went into effect Monday morn ng over the Gaston The changes he as they affect the units stationed here and based here Headquarters and Headquar ters 133rd Field Artil ery will now be call ed the 3rd Howitzer 143rd Combat Arms Therell be some See Page 12 Russell Long Tells Proxmire Hes Still Wet UP Long challeng ed today recent criticisms made by William Proxmire D of Senate Democratic Leader Lyndon Johnson Ive never seen a man more completely In error than said For Long said In a talk for radio broadcast in Proxmire complained that under Johnsons leadership the Senate doesnt have as many quorum calls to require the presence of senators on the floor as Its a mark of good leader ship that you dont waste so much time trying to get some body to come hear somebody else make a said Proxmire is wrong if he thinks you can require any sen ator to come listen to any other senators You can make a majority come in and answer to their names but what you do is see them come In and say here and walk right out Long said Proxmire also con tended that the Senate doesnt See Page 2 Worth Bank President Dies FORT March 18 W Estil president of ort Worth National Bank and ormer bank died He suffered a stroke Sunday afternoon while playing He came to Fort Worth In L947 as a vice president of the bank and became presi dent of Fort Worth ie was one of the youngest leads of a bank that size in he In Vance served as president of the Fort Worth ihamber of March 16 UPI Chairman William Fulbright of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said to day the possibility of war would be lessened if both Russians and free world forces in Ger many would move back an equal Fulbright expressed this be ief in a Senate speech as Presi dent Eisenhower prepared a radioTV report to the nation tonight on the Berlin The crisis has been described as the most serious since perhaps more Fulbright said it should be clear that the United States would not disengage or relocate its forces except In return for bonaflde quid pro quo tit for The Arkansas Demo crat explained this as an agreement that would benefit the Western Allies at least as much as It would benefit the Soviet His carefully phrased Senate speech came on the heels of a proposal by Wayne Morse that the United Na tions seek an International See Page 2 Both Exchanges Transfers Levy NEW March Keith president of the New York Stock says that Imposing a city tax on stock proposed by Mayor Robert Wagner might force the exchange to move out of New Funston Sunday called the March 16 UP Price Daniel accused big gas companies today of trying to sabotage the administrations tax In a carefully planned cam paign to place the burden of new taxes on hardpressed fam ily budgets instead of their own booming corporate Tex as most powerful lobby In 20 years is fighting to delay every phase of the tax I have submitted to the Legisla Daniel said In a state The statement had been sched uled for delivery Friday after noon but the governor decided to postpone it until shortly be fore the public hearing this afternoon of his prime taxreve nue a three per cent of value on contracted natural Daniel identified Texas most powerful lobby in 20 years as principally the big gas com his statement was See Page 12 State Highway Panel Changed March new chairman and a new mem ber of the State Highway Com mission were sworn in Price Daniel watched the proposal scheme a to totally make unsound Investors watched as re throughout the country help solve the citys financial diffi Once in the city was preparing to tax stock At that time the ex change acquired property and set up facilities In apeclal oerec More SWai tiringChairman Marshall Form by of Plainvlew handed his gavel over to Herbert Petry of Carrizo He will be chairman for a term exnlrlng Hal Coleman at took the oath for a 6 year term as an has four years experience on the com Charljs Hawn of Athens Is the commissions third He took office two years Woodward attended public schools at Coleman and Big Spring and graduated from the University of Texas Law HB was Coleman city attorney from 1951 to Ho is chair man of the legal subcommittee of the State Democratic Execu The tax Proposal was Uvc Commlttce Woodward ttlso and the facilities were a Tcxng never More criticism of the proposal came from Edward McCor president of the Ameri can Stock He said of he Wagner proposal I think See STOCKsTpagc 12 Imports Of Oil Require Permits March Imports of crude and unfinished oils will require spe cific authorization after mid night Elmer acting secre tary of the announced today an end to the temporary procedure under which imports have been admitted without formal permission since a man datory control program became effective March The requirement for specific authorization will apply also to withdrawals of crude and unfinished oils from bonded warehouses for Lone Survivor War Between States Pneumonia Fatal To Sailing March 18 Death came today to an old soldier and in his passing an era of America hls ory also came near its John who rose from a teenage private in the Confederate Army to the rank of honorary died of the complications of His death left one Civil Wai also a Confederate He is Walter Wil a blind and Dedridden He was too weak to be given the news of iis fellow Confederates Sailings death brought mes sages of sympathy from the rural people of his home in and from those prom in Lindsay Almond of Virginia said the passing of Sailing in a sense marks the end of an era that symbo lizes the greatness and the forti tude of the people of Virginia and the Military services are planned for EST Thursday at the National Guard armory in Gate Graveside services will follow at the near by family cemetery at The body will lie in state at the armory from 9 Tuesday until Thursday and will be bur ied in a Confederate a salty was many things in his long in Robert Lees Army of rail horse logger and As the years passed and took their toll of the men who fought in the Civil the old soldier became a rather historic fig ure and his 37acre farm near became a sort of Confederate See Page 12 March Walter Wil liams today realized his prop phesy of many years that Ill be around when all the rest are gone with the death of John the only other surviving veteran of the Civil who was 116 last had not been told of Sailings but the old reb el knew that the Tennessee vet teran had been critically ill for several Williams Wil lie May said her father was so old and feeble that she wasnt sure when she would tell him of Sailings who Joined the Con federate Army when he was served as a forge master with John Bell Hoods He patrlclpated in several Civil See Page 12 Foundation Enrorcemont Works Hard On Berlin Talk March 16 UP Elsenhower dropped practically all other business to day to give full attention to preparing his address to the na tion on the Berlin Eisenhower ments except had no a brief appoint morning meeting with the new ambas sador from Ernesto While House Press Secretary James President Hagerty said was spending the Hie rest of the day working with his chief npcech Mil coltn and other staff members on tonights TV and radio WAR IF Maxwell Army Chief of is shown arriving at a closeddoor of the Senate Tay lor told the that this country should determine to go to war if necessary for AP Top Generals Assert Berlin Muscle Enough March 16 F Two top generals have sured Congress the United Stat es has the military muscle to handle any developments in the Berlin They advised against giving an The assurances came from Maxwell Army Chief of and Thomas Air Force chief of in closeddoor sessions of the Senate Preparedness sub Censored versions of their testimony wera releas ed over the Senate Democratic Leader Lyndon Johnson of Texas said after the hearings that the generals had indicated the United States has adequate plans and strength to support and execute the nations foreign Johnson made it clear lie was speaking of the White told the senators he feels military forces In Eu rope are adequate to deal with the Berlin Ho said the sending of new military units to Europe now would have no in fluence to speak of on the out come of the Berlin situation because the 7th Army is one of the best trained and best equip ped units in the The general said nothing dra See 12 HERTER SAYS CUTS HAMPER PEACE HOPES Deep Slashes Being Proposed Out Congress March Secretary of State Christian Herter told Congress today foreign policy will become ineffective unless President Elsenhowers aid program gets strong1 He made the statement In opening the administrations drive to sell the program to a reductionminded Aid Fundamental Testifying as the first witness at House Foreign Affairs Com mittee Herter said mutual aid program is funda mental to the peace of tha our own future welfare and and in the years ahead the survival of our Amer ican nation and our American way of life as we know His statement was made In the face of open and veiled threats by Democrats to cut the program by up to one bil lion An aven deeper two billion recommend ed on the eve of Herters ap pearance by the recentlyorga nized Citizens Foreign Aid Cites Contribution Herter told the House group that the foreign aid representing but 5 per cent the national would con tribute as much to tha achieve ment of the great objectives of our national life aa comparabla expenditures for any other ac He said approval of the re quested funds would be tangi ble proof of concern for See FOREIGN Page 2 British Papers Say Leadership Wanting In March 16 UP With Prime Minister Harold Macmlllan packing for his trip to the White British com mentators took a look at tha state of the presidency Sunday and found it Muchtraveled just home from Paris and la due In Washington Thursday to talk about the Western approach to the Berlin Newspapers in London built up the Impression that ho goes as the Western worlds undis puted that Mac millan will get the credit if his talks with President Eioenhow er produce any new coherence In the Allied A dispatch in the Conservative Sunday Times put it this way Washington without the strong hand of Secretary of State Dulles lacks but after the MacmlllanEisen hower meeting a new senao of direction is The Liberal Observer said France and Ger have grudgingly ac Pago 12 African Nationalism Growing By RALPH TEATEOBTH UNITED March 16 Africas nationalism is a tremendous and growing The United Nations on independence plans for the French and British which ended last brought out clearly the character of African The with less than five million of Africas 220 million are small In the continents big But heir problems deserve careful study as indicators of political feeling in Black The French Cameroons is headed for independence and UN membership next The British divided into two will get Inde pendence probably as ad ditions either to Nigeria or the French There ten African coun tries in cne United Nations now Li Union of South Africa and the United Arab African leaders usually re gard the Union of South Africa as a European country in Afn As the United Nations ex pands from its present 82 mem African influence will grow Most new mem bers must come from French Togoland and Somalia Italian Somallland are scheduled to become inde pendent in It is entirely possible that the African group in the UN may eventually surpass in size ihe LatinAmerican The African trend toward selfgovernment and Independ ence has been surprisingly United Nations circles predict one by African terri tories under European rule or trust will emerge as sovereign This includes territories for which independence is not even envisaged The next decade in particular will see many such it 1s Portugal and In addition to Britain and have African Black Africa is running more than century behind Latin America In asserting its nation But the last half of the 20th Century may well be for Africa what the early part of the 19th Century was for thi in gaining freedom from European Africa is in continual nation alistic Sporadic erup tions of violence are the unfor tunate accompaniment of na tional But vlolenca Is not necesssarily a permanent Some African territor ies have progressed toward In dependence peacefully and oth ers will HOLDOUTS STUBBORN MANILA IP Two Japanesi went Into the jungle Sunday In an effort to get two World Wai II holdouts to bu1 their answer was a volley ol The holdouts took In the jungle of Lugano Island after the end of the ;