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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - May 20, 1959, Corsicana, Texas t THE WEATHEB LOCAL cloudy and warm through Thursday with widely scat tered Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 11 12 1 2 81 85 88 90 91 92 Complete Weather Report on Market flJHemeof the Daily Sun and SemiWeekly Morning tithtj LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL MARKETS AT A GLANCE NEW May er electronics gov ernments trading CHICAGO expiring May contract off Corn Slightly higher moderate May to 25 cents higher top steers steady to 50 cents lower top AP TELEMATS 297 MAY PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS Hoffa Speech Sparks Demand For Tougher Laws tf ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ti ft 3r r r r 2r 3 Herter Assails PermanentlySplit Germany BAD FAITH IS CHARGED TO GROMYKO McElroy Asserts Berlin Trouble Up To Russians By JOSEPH GBIGO May 20 Secretary of State Christian Herter blasted theRussians to day for proposing the perm anent division of Germany and pressed for secret Big Four talks that would open genuine EastWest bargaining on the Berlin and German Herter Explodes The normally mild spoken Herter exploded angrily at Sov iet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko in a conference He said Gromyko was guilty of bad faith in alleging that the Western peace plan aimed at obstructing the Geneva Herters moves coincided with the arrival from Washington of U S Defense Secretary Neil Me Elroy to join the Secretary o State as senior adviser at the foreign ministers confer ence McElroy told newsmen it was up to the Russians whether there would be to decide trou ble over He expressed his implicit support for Herte as head of the Charges Slander The secretary of stat highlighted a threehour and 10 minute conference session to day by accusing Gromyko o Page 11 Khrushchev Is Confident No War Start Due May 20 Premier Nikita Khrushchev in an Interview made public to told a group of America visitors that the Soviet Unioi will not start a And no lunatic in the Unit ed States will start th premier told the American Expects Success Khrushchev expressed conf dence that the Geneva foreig ministers conference would b he said we would not have agreed t But Khrushchev compared the Western peace package plan on Germany and Euro pean security with Noahs It contains all sorts of ani City Sets TRA Water Contract Vote June 23rd MAROONED IN FLASH carry children down a ladder while others wait on the roof of a supermarket where they sought refuge from a flash flood that swept through following a heavy AP Wirephoto Crazed Negro Kills Three clean and he Mass Interview The premier received 40 busi ness and professional men from Florida in a twohour mass in terview in the Kremlin Tues It was the first time Khru shchev had granted such an audience to a group of visiting He said the Western leaders propose that East Germany give up its capital in East Ger many and added Is it suppos ed that East Germany will See KHRUSHCHEvTPage 7 May 20 crazed negro armed with an ancient shotgun killed a woman and two policemen to day before he perished after an hourlong The Joe killed Joseph Duchome and then dragged two white children into a nearby Police rushed to the house and two of them were shot dead on the front Two others including the chief of were Victor was found shot nearly ten times with pistol and shot gun fire in the charred remains of the which caught fire in the He freed the two white chilt at the height of the battle and they escaped Assistant Police Chief Leroy King and CaptainHarold Aba dee died of shotgun wounds on the porch of the besieged Chief Carlo Listi and Don Ion Richey were Victor riddled them with an old doublebarrel 410gauge shot gun that was held together with black It was not immediately learn ed what sent the negro on his Police said he went into the home of Duchome and killed her about 9 He dragged the children into a small frame house two doors down the street and the battle began at Vic tors charred body was found an hour Officers hid behind police cars and ambulances and crouched at house One group of See Page 7 Jet Hits May 20 UPI A crippled Air Force jet prop air Seek crashed into an Air Force oarracks at Ashiya Air Base on landing killing six Rapist and injuring One of the eight men aboard he plane was killed and Tyler Area Five men in the May UPI racks died and six were elusive negro wanted for when the huge fourengine a white woman and Hercules overran the and plunged into the to rape another in front of The built in an three children outfoxed a were set afire by of bloodhounds in open exploding plane and early The buildings belonged to 183rd Flightline a few of the nearly 100 Squadron at the base enforcement officers and this South Japanese who engaged in the An Airman Second Class kept up the search credited with saving the losing track of the of fellow airmen aboard fugitive led bloodhounds He stood at the door the heavily armed posse on the burning slapping crisscross trail through a friends on the back and area of woods anc them to fields before the dogs losi If it wasnt for this said one of the declined to reveal the wouldnt have made They said he is in The heroic airman was early and that both ified as Airman 2C James have positively identi him from a He is One of the planes engines wanted on burglary charges disabled when it crashed Under an ordinance approved on first reading by the City Commission Tuesday a special election will be held June 23 on the proposition of authorizing the city to enter contract with the Trinity River Authority on financing Corsicanas part of construction costs of Navarro Mills as a source of water sup the date of June 16 had been considered by the city as the target for the but the date was set back a week to allow more time for Set Special Meeting The commission will meet in special session May at for the called pur pose of adopting the ordinance calling the election on second and final The ordinance was approved on initial reading moments af ter amended copies of the contract between the TRA and city were submitted to the com mission by Jim rep resentative of First Southwest of the TRAs fiscal agent Help Offered Kelsey reiterated his firms offer to help the city in any way it could to secure passage See Page Bankston Jlew Policeman Chief Massey announc ed Wednesday that Jesse Ray mond Bankston who was con firmed Tuesday by city cornmis will go to work tonighi Wednesday at 11 to fil a vacancy created by the quit ting of Officer Roy The police chief said Priest who had been on the force since quit without notifying him Friday night and went to work on the Ennis police de partment last Bankston has had severa years experience as a police of ficer in Killeen and Waco ant is a former Corsicana rcsidcn now residing temporarily a Dawson until he can move hi family to He has hac a six weeks law cnforcemen training course at Texas an and a twoweek course con ducted by the Department o Public Safety such as was hel here and is an expci ienced police radio dispatchei Chief Massey Slash Texas Oil Output JOHNSON LEAVES STRAVSS VOTE VP TO INDIVIDUALS Commissioners Vote Pay Study Another May The Hidalgo County commif sioners Tuesday voted thnm selves a a year salary rais and set a June 8 meeting to dif cuss another pay At Tuesdays th commissioners boosted the nnnual salaries from t Legislature Progress Slow womans car and forced the woman into a wooded area at She told police he threatened to kill her if she did not About an hour and a half May 20 The House unexpectedly quit work today while debating a measure backed by Price Daniel to knock 28 million dollars off the Dick Slack of Pecos ask ed the representatives to put off work until Thursday on his pending bookkeeping measure His action came after the House agreed 7749 to increase monthly welfare payments to the The House adjourned until Senators already agreed to stop work un til the same time after an 8min ute Saline No business was Bill Hollowell of Grand offered the amendment to increase the allocation 400 a He also had pend ing amendments to Increase pay ments for dependent children and old age The in creases already are provided in the major appropriations he I want to make the alloca tions the full amounts approved by the Hollowell Theyll get an increase 1 Slack opposed the welfare saying This is not he time or This is the bookkeeping He asked the house to ap parently to plan strategy to de feat the other amendments of fered by Under present the state spends 42 million annually for thesfe welfare Slacks bill raised it to Hollo well seeks to increase it to 47 million the maximum al lowed under the The bill came out of commit tee Tuesday while another measure to erase the deficit was buried in a But a deadlock on the gov ernors franchise tax proposal dropped it into a perhaps for It was writ ten to cut the deficit another House approval of the 2 12 billion dollar spending bill came after three hours debate yester The calling for an increase of 47 million from the general fund in 196061 over present went to the Administration leaders hope to get House and Senate versions of the spending bill into con ference committee before the end of the A major test of Daniels pro ram looms when the revenue committee holds a the same negro flagged down a car driven by a Tyler See Page 10 cour valua in line with the tys increased assessed At the June R meeting the are to discuss hiking their sa arics to year and th salary of the district attornc to The commissioners have hoc entitled under the law to tl raises since valuations were s by the Board of Equalizatio last year but until Tuesday ha taken no County Judg Milton Richardson reedom Medal Awarded Dulles Jy Eisenhower May Eisenhower has onferred the Medal of Free om on John Foster It the nations highest award to The former secretary of critically ill with cancer and neumonia re eived the medal Tuesday at Valter Reed Medical It presented to him on behalf f the President by In a Dear Foster note ac ompanying the Eisen ower wrote It is an honor and a privi cge to award you this medal f Inadequate though t is to express my gratitude nd the gratitude of the nation have served so it does tnnd as a small token of the ffection and esteem that the icople of America and of the vorld hold for you and your ireless efforts on behalf of The President signed the note vith his Painrelieving drugs are keep ng Dulles generally comforta ole as ho clings to He sleeps much of the time in his hospit al House Votes Limit On Price Props May 20 The House today voted a 000 limit on government pric support loans on farm commod In the some loans t Dig operators have ranged ove i million A rollcall vote of 261165 pu he limitation in a hi ippropriating to nance the Agriculture Depar ment for the fiscal year star July 1 The bill was then sent to th Senate by voice Across the the Sena Agriculture Committee decide make a fulldress invcsllgi lion of the Commodity Cred Jorporation the agency whic administers the farm price su port The inquiry was proposed b Stuart Symington Tt will KO into all operations of the agency which has been given Id 12 billion dollars of authority over a period of years for its price support who has been critical of the will serve as chairman of the special Other members include Hubert Humphrey D William Proxmire D Herman Talmadge D Milton Young and John Williams May 20 UPI Senate Democratic eader Lyndon Johnson said day he will lay down no firm arty policy for the Senate fight ver confirmation of Commerce ccrctarv Lewis Johnson said it will be up tu ach Senator individually to de de how to The confirmation of any lan should be based on each enators judgment of that ans the Texan I seek to speak for no ne but The outlook Is for a very lose Senate vote on Strauss is nomination squeezed irough the Commerce Com litte yesterday by a 98 Johnson said he has felt that with very rare exceptions a residents nomination shoulc e accepted by the Bui e emphasized that he himself vanls to read committee testi nony in the Strauss case anc hinks other Senators shouK lave that opportunity as well The Senate just baCi rom his home said In eply to a question that the itrnuss nomination would no be brought before the Demo ratio policy committee as an ssue except to determine when See Page 10 Debbie Reynolds Big Hit With Bachelor King May 20 UPI Bachelor King Bau douin of Belgium met an arra of glamorous movie stars Tucs day but he seemed to have eye only for Hollywoods newes bachelor Debbie The 28yearold ruler twic had the petite film beauty a his table and both time he had little conversation wit anyone He and Miss Reynolds dance into the early morning hours a party Tuesday night held i his The party didn break up until nearly 2 about half an hour after Mif Reynolds His luncheon guests at th MGM Commissary also Include such beauties as Mamie Va but Baudouins altnntio was fully taken up with 27yca old Miss Only last week she was divo ed by Eddie Fisher In Nevac he could many Elizabet Miss Reynolds was OUR of tl ew unescorted women to atlen the private dinner party Tue Jay night at producer Mcrvy See 11 May 20 UP The ailroad Commission ordered iday a drastic slash In the June 1 It fixed the state ide flow at barrels a This is a cut of barrels of the largest reduc ons ever ordered by the oil egulatory Wells will e run only 10 days during ompared with 12 days in The order is in line with a ast majority of the recommen ations made by the major oll uying companies submitting urchase nominations at the tatewlde proration Only one of 12 companies estfying recommended an in rease in crude oil output for Representatives of the buying ompanies explained that sea onal reduction and refinery out ut revisions or turnarounds ad reduced their needs for Tex s representing Dallas Independent oil produc rs and George Anderson of See Page 10 May Force Mill Owners To Sell Sugar public hearing wrapping up on the package governors ideas on natural gas tax in creases and boosts in corpora tion franchise and utilities levies totaling it calls for sales tax oosts totalling cigars and other liquor and motor ve Tax bills introduced in the House call for general in corporation net trading stamp and graduated oil The one year corporation tax boost asked by the governor to help liquidate the deficit hit a roadblock in House committee It passed the House during the regular session but the com mittee balked on it Frates San An and Bill led See Page 7 Cuba Land Decree Puzzler May The American mill owners who process S5 per cent of Cubas sugar probably will have to sell their sugar plantations within a it was reported Legal circles said it appears Cuban mill owners also will be affected by the new land re form which stipulates that sugar plantations may not be owned by the owners or exe cutives of the mills that grind the They that it will be impossible to assess the full meaning of the decree until the official text is pub lished in the Government Gaz Texts of the decree published such semiofficial publica lution have varied from day to especially in the wording of Article the passage af fecting mill On Revolution said that any plantations owned by millowners which have not been sold within three months would be expropriated by the govern On the Rebel publication said the period al lowed for the sale of the prop erties was a Revolution also has estimated that the government will pay an average of about an acre for land expropriated un der the Payment will be made in special Agrarian Re form bearing interest at a rate not over 4 12 per he first announcement on the decree said the landreform bonds would not mature for 30 lions as the Rebel Organ A Cuban consular offi cial in New York said yester that it has been decided to make the bonds re deemable within 20 Giving up the plantallons will not put the millowners out of business but it will undoubted ly increase their costs because they will have to buy cane rath er than grow it on their own Every Americanowned mil in Cuba now grows at least part of the cane it In the case of the United Fruit Com for 90 per cenl of the cane ground in its mills comes from the acres of plantation land it owns in this It was not immediately cer tain what effect the forced sale of the plantations would have on the price of exported Cuban NCLELLAN SAYS NATION IN DANGER Meany Vehement About Return Of Teamster Union May 20 UPI Teamster President James Hoffa has touchedoff new demands for tough labor legatlation by threatening to combat a union antitrust pro posal with a nationwide Chairman John McClellan of the Senate Rackets Committee said the threat has danger which he warn the nation Mitchell Raps Arrogance Of Teamster Boss LOS May 20 UPI Secretary of Labor ames Mitchell said today hat Teamster President James Hoffns threat of a nation vide strike is one of the most arrogant and brazen statements ve ever Mitchell commented at a press conference on Hoffas threat to combat a union antitrust pro posal with the This threat by Hoffa is one of the most arrogant and braz en statements that Ive cvei In effect Hoffa Is threatening the Con gress of the United States that if Congress doesnt do what he wants he will call a nationwide Hoffas outburst Tuesda came as the AFLCIO campaign ed for House changes in th 9 confirmed the had tried to about when the Senate slclering its labor reform bill earlier this WonldBo Dictator McClellan denounced the Teamster boss as a wouldbe ictator and Barry Gold ater accused Hoffa f trying to place himself above le Members of the AFLCIO Ixecutlve Council also said rivately that Hoffas outburst immed chances of success for heir campaign to get house hanges in the Senateapproved eform Meany Distressed AFLCIO President George deany was reported to be dis ressed by Hoffas Other AFLCIO leaders called he threatened walkout a stupid that would servo to ral y antiunion forces Ui8 Meany Tuesday disassociated he federation from any protest trlke and Implied that Hoffa Is Victim OfPksficBag MENOMONEE Wis May 20 UPI Jeffre 6 suffocate in his crib Tuesday night who he pulled a plastic garment ba over his The child was the son of M nncl John Meno monce Fire Chief Lc reported the deatl said the bag was lying nca the babys crib and the Infar apparently grubbed It an thrust It over his See Page 7 fioffa Denying Strike Says Misquoted May 20 UP Teamsters Union President James Hoffa denied today he lad threatened a nationwide strike In reprisal for proposed restrictive labor He told the Houston Chronicle hat accounts of his speech in Brownsville Tuesday were ortions of the He said there is no threat of a nation wide teamsters strike The Associated Press reporter at the Brownsville Whltey said however he quoted Hoffa Sawyer said he talked to Hoffa after the Brownsville meeting and tho union president then repeat ed the Dally newspapers in the Low er Rio Grande working carried virtually tile same addressing a conven tion of longshoremen at was quoted by tho AP as saying In reference to restrictive labor laws The only answer is that it such a law Is wp should have all of our contracts end on a given They talk about n secondary We can call a primary strike nil across the See 10 Battles Rage On Budget Items May 20 UPI Battles raged in both houses of Congress today over President Eisenhowers The hottest skirmish was on House where admin stration forces were trying to scuttle a Democratic housing Dill GOP leaders described as budget In the House Foreign Affairs Wayne Haya DOhio announced plans to offer an amendment to the Presidents foreign aid bill which would lop off all military aid to Latin America and im pose other deep cuts in the The reduction would total The foreign aid measure also was under consideration in the Senate Foreign Relations Com Assistant Democratic leader Mike Mansfield has asked the committee to make sweeping changes In the way assistance programs are The House was expected to take its first vote today on tha housing Democrats predicted they had enough voles to ram through their measure and more than enough to kill a compromise bill the administration accepted Tues The compromise figure was considerably lower than the original administration Republican House be hind closed met to or ganize opposition to the Demo cratic public housing They said its section would boost overall expenditures to in a 45year Other Congressional develop ments Agency funds the first ap propriation bill passed by the new Congress became President Elsenhower signed the which provides for federal agencies through the remainder of the fiscal The figure was less than Eisenhow er Nominations chances of Ogden nominated as ambassador to seemed The Reid appointment is before the Senate Foreign Relations with tht date of a vote Space the House passed a lll providing for his countrys space A separate appropriations bill vould be needed to provide the noney to the National Aeronau tics and Space The authorization bill now goes to the Surplus a sweeping Investi gation of Agriculture Secretary Ezra Taft Bensons manage ment of the farm surplus stock pile was ordered by the Sen atr Agriculture Committe at a closed Stuart Symington was named to head a special sixmember Investigating Sym ington said the probe would get under way Wheat the House Agricul ture Committee proposed to let wheat farmers decide by secret ballot between higher supports with reduced plantings or low supports for unlimited produc In a surprise move tha committee reversed its approval of a bill which would ordered a mandatory of acreage allotments and raised prica ;