Internet Payments

Secure & Reliable

Your data is encrypted and secure with us.
Godaddyseal image
VeraSafe Security Seal

Corsicana Daily Sun Newspaper Archives

- Page 1

Join us for 7 days to view your results

Enter your details to get started

or Login

What will you discover?

  • 108,666,263 Obituaries
  • 86,129,063 Archives
  • Birth & Marriages
  • Arrests & legal notices
  • And so much more
Issue Date:
Pages Available: 28

Search All United States newspapers

Research your ancestors and family tree, historical events, famous people and so much more!

Browse U.S. Newspaper Archives


Select the state you are looking for from the map or the list below

OCR Text

Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - March 19, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHER LOCAL FORECAST Partly cloudy through Friday warmer tonight Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 I 11 I 12 I 1 I 2 56 61 67 68 Complete Weather Report on Market flJHomeofthe Daily SunandSemiWeeMx Mornind Lijtht f LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL MARKETS AT A GLANCE NEW March regular motors In utilities Cotton Irregular mill CHICAGO higher new crop months mixed light light li 25 cents lower top steers steady to weak top AP TELEMATS 1959 SECTIONS 244 PRICE FIVE CENTS A W Beigerents M set Suggested Secret South Atlantic Tests Defensive lk WATCH THE This may look like a bowtied diver but It is actually a technician adjusting a Cyclops radioisotope de vice that can take pictures through 12 inches of The chains are used to adjust the big cobalt storage The man gets his head out of there long enough the device starts emitting its gam ma The built by Picker XRay for industrial use in checking structural requires a special blockhouse at AP Wirephoto concrete Texas Get 11Day Allowable For Oil March 19 The Texas Railroad Commission to day slashed the April statewide oil allowable by barrels a day and ordered wells to pro duce on an 11day The statewide allowable fig ure wil be barrels a March production is bas on a 12day producing pat The 11day pattern was rec ommended by independents and was the middleground for the nominations by the major oil buying Chief executives of 24 of the nations largest testified to the oil companies oil regulatory agency that they anticipated en Increase in United States domestic demand for petroleum this year of about 4 12 per The executives listed desir able levels of crude oil and pe troleum products as of April 1 and as of Their fig ures differed in almost every Gulfs White ford of New said the present limitations on imports will make an ideal opportunity to clean up the oversupply sit uation of crude oil and prod He urged a little more restraint to work off the excess products and well be in excel lent Morgan Davis of president of said it appears to us that east of the Rockies the inventory situa tion is aboul right with the ex See Page 13 Threaten Bill To Split Buyers And Pipelines March19 Grady Hazlewood said today he might press for legislation pro hibiting ownership or conlrol of an oil pipe line by a pur chasing His sharply worded statement came on the heels of the Sen ate Oil and Gas Committees action near midnighl Wednes day The committee ap parently bill to re quire pipe line companies to make reasonable extensions to their gathering systems to unconnected Hazlewood said his bill does no more than close some loop holpes by which purchasers of crude oii in Texas can evade their ratable taking responsi When the opponents delib erately and knowingly set out to confuse the transportation and purchasing then I can only conclude that proper distinction can be drawn through action which will di vorce pipeline transportation from the purchasing of crude he Many major oil companies operating in Texas own all or nearly all of the stock in pipe See Page 15 ONLY MEAGER DETAILS ARE GIVEN PRESS Quarles Admits Progress With Radiation Belt March Defense Secre tary Donald Quarles said to day that secret high altitude atomic explosions over the South Atlantic had advanced Amerl cas ability eventually to de velop defenses against ballistic He told a news conference that the three explosions of very low yield nuclear devices advanced the basis of know ledge for an antiinterconti nental ballistic missile defense Replies Cautious Crazed ExConvict Holds Four Hostages Request Funds To Push Integration Quarles and Herbert defense research direc met reporters In a nearly twohour marked by unusual caution in answering after news of the tests last August and Septem ber broke Wednesday They said the explosions veri fied that an artificial band of radiation could be created at a high altitude around the Hints Dropped While Quarles said the tests enhanced ultimate development of defense against and atomic authority dropped a strong hint that major aim of tha tests was to see If radio and radar communicafjins could be disrupted by creating thil artificial of miles above the This might black out Russian Americanssystems for de tecting missiles and Quarles said that there was See DunceCapped Atlas Missile Firing Fizzle CAPE March 19 Atlas ICBM fitted with a new dunce cap nose cone traveled only about 700 miles last night on what was to have been a it was disclosed Air Force officials in Wash ington said the 100ton March 19 administration has asked Congress for to pay the cost of sending marshals to any area where school integration troubles Testimony made public today by a House Appropriations Sub committee disclosed that jus tice department officials re quested March 4 that the emer gency fund be made available Immediately on grounds it might be needed before the present school term The controversial item s includd in an adminlstra tionsponsord sup plementary money bill on which the House Appropriations Committete has scheduled showdown vote The big money bill carries funds to tide several dozen federal agencies through the current fiscal year which ends June designed to hurl hydrogen warhead developed propulsion and control prob lems and fell into the ocean far short of its intended impact Officials had hoped to recov er the experimental peeloff nose cone for study to deter mine how well it could a But the short hop apparently killed the planned recovery An Air Force Atlas test fired from Cape Canaveral last night developed propulsion and control the Air Force It impacted the Atlantic Ocean about 700 nautical miles down the Atlantic missile It was the second abbreviated flight of an Atlas in two See Page 13 Readies 3Satellite Shot March 19 John Hagen says the United States will try very soon to put three satel lites into orbit simultaneously with one Hagen heads the Vanguard division of the National Aero nautics and Space Administra He announced the new undertaking after the first an niversary of Vanguard the pound midget satellite which still is broadcasting information from space and is expected to continue to do so perhaps for The new launching at Cape will be an ex periment to measure the earths magnetic field at various alti tudes and to gauge air drag in the rarefied atmosphere a few hundred miles Rocket Nearly Ready Hagen said the rocket was nearly ready and will be fired within The satellites will include the 52pound third rocket the magnetometer satellite weighing 21 or 22 And an inflatable 30 inch balloon weighing a pound and a half or two The magnetometer will be in an 18 Inches to two feet sticking out from a 13inch plastic It is hoped to put the instrument into flat orbit in order to get read ings from as many different altitudes as The balloon will be the pri mary gauge of air but Hagen said the two other ob jects will help in this experi a discussion of Vanguard Hagen said it had demonstrat ed the durability of solar cells as power sources for radio transmitters in He said the cells have manifested no signs of damage from micro or any thing Hagen said space authorities already are thinking about the not yet when so many manmade objects might be beeping in space that they would hamper tracking of new space Plans are he to put mechanisms in satellite to shut the things Hagen said satellites put up by this country in connection with the International Geophysi cal Year IGY have produced scientific information unmatch ed by Soviet He men tioned three achievements Vanguard I provided the most accurate information yet obtained about the flattening of the earth at the poles and made possible the discovery that the earth is slightly The Explorer and pioneer programs revealed the existence and extent of previously unsus pected zones of intense radiation around the Satellites have provid ed very definitive information about density of the upper at mosphere and have disclosed that it varies with the seasons and with the sunspot Any of Hagen would stand up very favorab ly against any achievement on the other These things have been done in a very scholarly they have been done in and they are substantial contribution to Explaining a request for near ly in supplementary See Page 13 Sanders Urges Detention Dam Tax Support Navarro county will have an opportunity of taking its most forward step to save the soil In 35 years on March 28 when the proposition of providing main tenance funds for Soil Conser vation district detention dams Is chairman of the said The Corslcana banker is the chairman of the steering com mittee named at a meeting of those Interested in the proposed levying tax not to exceed two cents on the valuation to maintain the District Judge James Sewell Is vice Speaking relative to the pro posal to be voted on by this Chairman Sanders pointed out it would cost the individual citizens The county valuation Is approxi mately and the ren dered valuation of the average See DAM Page 13 Local Schools List Holidays Easter Season The Easter holiday schedule has been announced by Corsi cana In Corslcana public schools and at Navarro County Junior classes will be dismis sed at the end of the day March and will resume Tuesday March At the Immaculate Concep tion a fiveday holiday period will be Classes ill be dismissed at the end of the day March and will be resumed the follow ing March Han Picked Up After Bank At Krum Robbed March 19 A blond robber took H5 today from the only bank bereand in slightly more than an hour a state highway patrol man picked up a man answering the robbers State police identified him as Charles Roy of general He refused to Officers took him to Krum for identifi cation State police said he had on his person when Pa trolman Claude Hogue collared McCrory at at a fill ing station just outside Grape vine in northeast Tar rant Don filling station at tendant near the arrest scene They took a wad of bills out of the glove compartmeni big enough to choke a The robbery took place at the Farmers and Merchants Stale only such institution At Hogue collared Morse said McCory ordered gas for his pickup and while Morse was filling the See Page 14 8 Girl Scouts Among Victims Grade Crossing March 19 freight train plowed into a car carrying 10 passengers In a tragic railroad crossing acci dent near here Al eight Girl Scouts The car was draged 50 feel along the The body of the Lucille White was found 75 feet beyond the The daughters of White and the other adult In the car Jeanette were among the eight Girl Scouts who The girls were returning home from a library here where they had been studying foi merit They lived in Beavercreek a com mutertype suburb between Xenla and The accident happened about 3 12 miles west of Kenneth father of one Girl is an auxiliary fire He was helping gather up the unaware his daughter was a when he recognized what was left of the Then he found the body of his 12 The other girls were Sharon Cindy Connie Patricia Ann See GIRL Page 18 SOUTH March 19 au omoblle in which Richard Payne abducted a mother and her three children was found abandoned today near Smith about 90 miles north of state police The crazed exconvict bar gained today with the governor of West life of his worst enemy in exchange for the lives of a kidnaped mother and her three small In a letter delivered today to Cecil ex1 convict explained ils screwball scheme for ven geance on his worst ivhom he identified as Burton Junior better known as Junior a convict of West Virginia state peniten iary at Penitentiary Warden Jona athan Adams said Burton Jun ior Is a longterm con vict whose sentence does not expire until released last week from kidnaped Elma and her three and from their South Charleston home at gunpoint Scores of aided by FBI agents from joined in the hunt for described by State Police Callaghan as extremely dangerous In view of his appar ent mental Road blookpwere set up throughout the southwestern portion of West in the letter to Under I have kidnaped some children who are citizens of West Virginia which you Only you have the power to save them from cer tain death by granting my de See Page 13 Probers Return 2 Indictments The Navarro county grand jury returned two indictments Thursday and then re cessed until next George William Thompson was indicted for theft and Charles Wayne Scarborough was in dicted for driving while intoxi subsequent The bond of who is already in was set at Scarboroughs bond was set at Scarborough was Involved in a chain of auto collisions March 1 on SH 31 near Powell which resulted in death of Una Dee of Swallows Back At Capistrano SAN JUAN Ike Ready For Talks March 19 UPI The swallows returned to Mission San Capistrano today to keep alive their traditional Josephs Day Crowds of onlookers around the mission walls In an ticipation of Ihe event and heard the whirring of wings as thousands of birds descended and began building their Ted a 25year veter an at watching the arrival of the said he never had seen the birds return in such great numbers as this Congress Wants To Clip Bensons Veto More Record Crops Indicated March 19 UPI American farmers ap parently are headed for a new production record again in The Agriculture Department estimates that this years crops will be grown on about 000 almost more than in 1958 when farm output rose to an alltime The acreage in 1958 was the smallest since 1917 but record yields per acra produced the bumper If a similar production trend is maintained this Americas huge farm surpluses will grow The Agriculture reporting on farmers planting intentions as of March gave details on 16 crops to be planted to a total of nearly more than in If farmers carry out their in there be acreage increases in spring sugar beets and sweet There will be reductions in flax potatoes and The increase in prospective acreage came in the face of a general reduction in govern ment price This was especially true in The report showed farmers intend to increase their 1959 corn acre age by a whopping 12 per cent acres against acres planted last While the department made no official production it said the announced corn with average should result in a crop of about Average have been go ing up by leaps and bounds in recent years and actual produc tion may be in the neighbor hood of Specific planting Intentions for other crops Spring wheat plantings may total up almost 9 per This with an average would pro duce about The total wheat including a winter crop previously esti mated at would add up to about Oats acreage is expected to be 6 per cent less than last Barley may be planted on up 5 Soybean acreage of is down 7 per Sorghums at acres are down 3 per hay at acres is down 3 per and tobacco at acres is up 7 per Potato acreage See Page U Kentucky Coal Operators Ash Federal Troops March 19 operators Involved in a union strike petitioned Pres ident Eisenhower today for fed eral troops to restore order in eastern The telegram by Joseph said residents of Letcher and Pike counties live In mortal fear of their lives because of Intimida tion by the United Mine Work ers a Lexington asked that the operators be giv en a chance to personally pre sent their case to In White House press secretary James Hag erty said the Lewis request had been but he declined Lewis said appeals to coun ty officials and to Chandler for assistance have Chandler rejected See Page IS Teamster Local Officers Paid Over Million March 19 Rackets Committee investigators reported today that four officers of Chicago Teamsters Local 710 paid them selves In union money during the last seven Rackets Committee Chairman John McClcllan said the disclosure was so shocking that the local 710 members should rebel against their cheat ing The figures were presented by a committee staff investiga tor while John Sandy O secretarytreasurer of local was on the witness OBrien steadily took the Fifth Amendment to questions as to whether he had other sources of union income in cluding secret payoffs from money paid into the locals health and welfare Committee counsel Robert Kennedy said OBrien also faces questioning about his efforts to take command of a Teamster local and about whether collusive dealings marked the bitter and still continuing fight that March 19 Prime Minister Sir Harold Macmillan arrived here today for Big Two talks with President He said he believes Soviet leaders realize like have a common interest in avoiding He said that the Allied task in the Berlin crisis is to work out a common policy which combines both firmness and As Macmillan reached Wash ington by jet airplane from Ot officials said they welcomed the moderate tone of Soviet Premier Niklta Khrush chevs press conference remarks in Moscow Khrushchev announced he was accepting the Wests Invita tion to participate in a foreign ministers conference on Ger See Page 13 House Rejects Airports Bill As Too Small March 19 UPI The Democratlccon House today rejected the Presidents 200 million dol lar airport construction aid program on grounds that It was not big The 181 to 144 teller vote came on a Republican attempt to substitute the admfnlstratlon program for a pending 297 mil lion dollar Democratic plan which was expected to win House approval later Both bills would continue for four years a federal program of grants to help local com munities build The Senate has approved a fouryear 465 million dollar pro Congrcss seemed certain to wind up approving a more expensive plan than the President Republicans argued that the showdown which closely followed party would show the taxpayers who the spenders are and who the sav ers Some Democrats said they were willing to go to the vot ers on that They warned that the voters wanted and needed better air port services than the adminis tration SKID KILLS THREE An autoskidded off the road Into a ravine killing a Cameron couple and a Catholic Killed were The Very George pastor of Monicas Catholic Church at and and Frank KHRUSHCHEV WARNS WAR TWOSIDED Soviet Premier Accepts Indicated Ministers Date March Soviet Premier Niklta Khrushchev today accepted the Wests invitation to a foreign ministers conference on ny May But he urged full scale talks by all World War II allies to write a final peace treaty with Khrushchev made It known at an unusual press conference that the Soviet ion be represented in tha BigFour negotiations urged bv President Eisenhower in a ra diotelevlslon address Monday Accepts In Advance The Russian leader signified acceptance even before the in vitation had been received The Western powers still are drafting a new of diplomatic notes to Press reports gald May 11 was the date the West had in The notes were expected to name Geneva as the site for a foreign ministers Emphasizes Treaty The Soviet premier put main on a plea for a final peace treaty with East end West Germany and the ending of the occupation of West Berlin by French V In notes March Z the Soviet Union agreed in principle to foreign ministers conference bujl See Page Germany Due New Redstone Missile Group March United States will send a second Redstone missile group to Germany next month near the deadline for a show down on the Berlin The Army that the move was planned some time The announcement lato yes terday apparently was framed with the idea of squelching speculation that the Berlin cris is was the reason for dispatch ing the unit to Whether linked with Berlin or the missile transfer was the first shift of wea pons publicly announced since the Russians set a May 27 dead line for handing over East Ber lin to the East German puppet One of the first ballis tic the Redstones range is about 200 miles and can car ry a nuclear The first Redstone unit was sent to Geri many last The missile will be handled by the 18th Artillery now at There will he two firing bat each with one mobile In the The announcement said tha transfer WHS to provide addi tional tactical missile fire sup See Page 13 Medical Unit Near San Antonio Mnrch The House today tentatively ap proved the establishment of Texas third medical school at San Final vote on the controver sial Issue probably will come next Endorsement of the bill giv ing authority for the new train ing school for doctors at San Anlonio In effect cut off House efforts to pinpoint the school in Austin and San Com peting Senate bills naming San Antonlo and Austin are still in committees in the The House today also voted down efforts to hold hack de velopment of the San Antonio school until the Galveston and Dallas medical branch are grough up to first class Engrossment of the bill was on a voice an at tempt to suspend House rules to vote on final passage failed to get the necessary fourfifths majority by The Senate adjourned until Monday after ap proving seven local and uncon tested Houseapproved William Fly of Victoria announced he would bring up for debate Monday a bill to In crease the load limit of trucks on Meanwhile the tension mount ed over the deadlock over tax An attempt to send back to committee a proposal to limit counties to nine members of the Legislature failed In the House by a vote of Scott McDonald of Fort Worth led the effort by city delegations to alow up action on the propos ed constitutional amendment hacked by rural and small town the House approved and sent to the Senate 13 local or minor bills without Only one of three attempts made to amend the medical school bill was Tom got an aye vote on an amendment that would require the teaching hospital to be with in one mile of the Robert Green Hospital in San Bill San Ange wanted to locate the new medical school in Tom Green County and call It the West as Ho lost 85 39 after sponsor at the San Antonio pointed out that San Angelo had not asked for the school pre viously and had never been sur by a medical branch site selection Jerome lost 8550 in an effort to attach an amendment that would put a ban on building the San Antonio school unit until the present Galveston and Dallas branches were mada suitable and Strick land said the amendment would just give the Univer sity of Texas regents the veto They could say they wont approve building the San Antonio school until the Legislature gives them X number of dollars for Galves ton or Daniel is expected to make n appcil for support 111 the face of opposition to his finance program in the House Revenue and Taxation Com Speaker Waggoner Carr Indicated his disfavor of some points in tha governors Daniel gald he would speak over 14 radio stations Sunday on issuei before the ;