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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - May 30, 1959, Corsicana, Texas 4 4 THE WEATHER LOCAL cloudy and warm through Sunday with widely scatter ed afternoon Thermometer Readings 8 9 1 10 11 12 1 2 82 1 36 88 1 89 90 1 91 92 Complete Weather Report on Market of the OailySun and SemiWeekly Morninrt LiAht MARKETS AT A GLANCE Most Securities and Commodities Markets Are CJosed on LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL AP TELEMATS 306 MAY PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS ft ft ft ft r r SJf r ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft WEST TEXAS WELL SOAKED LATE FRIDAY Stormy Weather Reported From Several Sectors From Sun Services Frightened Louisiana fisher remembering the horror of Hurricane abandoned a town today in their flight from tropical storm a 50mile anhour The Coast Guard reported that the little town of Holly Beach had been About half of where more than 565 persons in Hurricane Audrey two years ago this fled in It appeared that Arlene would strike to the east of this Due Late Saturday A 12 noon EDT advisory from the New Orleans Weather Bureau plotted Arlene at 90 miles south of moving northward at 5 to 10 miles an The storm was expected to move inland near Bay in central Louisiana later weakening rapidly as it pushes across Gale force winds were whip ping some portions of the jg Charles head of the Coast Guard sta tion Sabine said half of or about 250 had gone inland to Lake All of the 265 per sons who lived Holly Beach had Denmark Some of the residents of Johnson See Page 10 Roger Ward Is Winner Annual grade battle went The present and spects for the future were put under the microscope Friday night as the 143 members of the seventyfifth graduating class at Corslcana high school re ceived their diplomas in the high school John Timothy Brown was announced as the leader of the class scholastically with a average of but the of the descrimal points right down to the with Bobby Armistead ing second with and Joe Fortson III coming in third a Highest average among the girls was posted by Betty Jo Bell with and Patricia Lin Warthan Top Students These are the top five of 36 honor students whose grade averages are 90 and Thus the Diamond Jubilee graduating class of CHS ap propriately turns out to be long on and this fact did not escape Principal Armi stead who remarked that the 3 well qualified to carry the of the seventyfifth A crowd that filled both the downstairs and the balcony t aved the heat to see the dressed in school colors of blue and walk slowly across the stage and get their certificates from Edward secretary of the school Student Program Amidst the flashing of bulbs the possessing a variety of participated in a ceremony which as a stu dent speaker remarked later they would remember all their The program is customarily conducted by the graduates themselves and three speakers as a part of the Diamond Jubilee See Page 4 TOP HONOR STUDENTS FINISH CAREERS CLOSELY BUNCHED TOLL TWICE SAME TIME LAST YEAR Losing Gambles By Motorists Is Assigned Blame j i TIM BROWN BOBBY ARMISTEAD JOE FORTSON BETTY JO BELL PATRICIA WARTHAN dw Grind May 30 38yearold for mer Air Force pilot from Los won a three way speed contest for the 500 mile auto race championship The veteran racer reversed the result of the worlds record 100mile Daytona Beach race last month by beating Jim Rath mann of who was sec end by only 23 Johnny Thomson of Boyer was third Tony Bet tenhausen of Tinley fourth and Paul Clair Wards winning speed was a recordbreaking miles an topping the of Sam Hanks two years The curlyhaired father df two teenage turned tip for his 9th race for racings big gest money after surviving a crash in a 50mile race at Day tona April It was the first time in nine races that he had a car which lasted the entire 500 His best previous finish vs 16th in Two Injured To Ward made some See Page 10 May 30 UPI The administration is expected to submit to Congress within a few days its longex pected request for an increase in the national debt possibly to 295 billion of ficials said Indications were that Con gress would go along with the idea of a debt Increase but might insist on putting it on a tempor ary rather than permanent There have been power ful legislative voices raised in behalf of such a In Paul Douglas made clear Democrats would take advant age of the forthcoming request to take some jabs at administra tion fiscal policy and its 1952 and 1956 campaign promises to balance the I think the public should be Dougles It also was understood that Chairman Harry Byrd D of the Senate Finance who has been sharp ly critical of past debt ceiling would again insist that treasury officials appear and justify the new The temporary debt ceiling now is 288 billion dollars but is scheduled to drop to the per manent level of 283 billion on July The debt is expected to be about 285 billion dollars at that time but may rise as high as billion later The idea of hiking it to 295 billion would be to provide the treasury with the necessary fiscal flexibility while it bor rows money to run the govern ment during the period of long tax receipts in the summer and autumn See Page 10 Board Employs Three Teachers Three new teachers were hir ed and the reanxiations three accepted as the board of trus tees of Corsicana public schools KHRUSHCHEV HOLDS OWN ALBANIA SUMMIT MEET MISSISSIPPI JUDGE SAYS LEAKS SHOULD CEASE May SO IP Circuit Court Judge Sebe who would have tried lynch victim Mack Charles F said Friday he has de cided not to comment on Colemans decision to hold the FBI report on the case un til the regular session of the grand jury in His first Dale was that Coleman was unwise in diding against a special The judge said wait ing until the regular session could give the accused a chance to learn who they are and allow them to leave the Dale made the comments in calling for an end to piecemeal leaks from government sources on the Parker If the government has turned over all Its evidence to then It ought to stop these piecemeal leaks and not try the case in the news he He said he could not condone the purported detail of the FBI report on the case given to the press by authoritative govern ment The sources said the evidence contained the names of Park ers killers and a description of a farmyard meeting where the raid allegedly was Dale said that information should have gone only to the See Page 10 exico Theft MEXICO May 30 UPI Mexican authorities launched a nationwide search day for a Cuban expilot who shot and robbed an American man and woman of a million dollars In Cuban pesos and then may have dou blecrossed his own The former Cuban Air Force pilot was Alfonso Arnoldo Acos ta accused of rob bing Marilyn Kay Thai of Miami of Cuban Her Gail was beaten with a pistol and she was shot in the The pesos are worth apiece in Cuba but bring around 16 cents on the American black market and 33 cents mak ing their Mexican value It was one of the biggest robberies ever reported in Mex Millions of pesos were taken from Cuba by followers of for mer dictator Fulgencio Batista when his government fell on Premier Fidel Castro has made it extremely difficult for the peso notes to be returned to Police were holding about a dozen Cubans and ilexicani in connection with the belief Mexi have mysterious They said it involved an international cur rency smuggling ring which may also have dealt in jewelry and It was not clear who double crossed Police were hold ing several persons described as leaders of the smuggling ring but had no clue to the whereabouts of Acosta His escape car was found yes terday in a tourist spot just outside Mexico Police also expressed some of the Cubans and cans under arrest may been in cahoots with the fugi Though along as escorts for the huge sum of they neither fired on the getaway car nor made an attempt to catch Apparently they were not even police Thai was held in tech nical custody with her compan ion Boyeff her husband Sidney who was In a hospital recuper ating from an operation when the robbery occurred Nath an a retired American physician with investment hold ings here Allen Wright of Lake and Isaac Ghitis of A dozen other persons were Confusing jailed for complicity in the rob Thai told police the pesos were the proceeds of the sale of a Miami hotel by her Sam a multimillionaire real estate man and money deal Kay was named by the Domi nican Republic Intelligence Ser vice earlier this week as one of several persons planning to slip Batista into the United States from his exile in Ciudad Trus Kay said in Miami the pesos were from the sale of the Bilt more Terrace Hotel to a Cuban combine last Police here said Ostroff ap parently contacted Thai and told her he could arrange to sell the pesos In Mexico for twice what she would have re ceived for them in the United States and that she came here with her They made arrengements to deliver the pesos to Acosta Mc za at a street But Acosta Meza pistolwhipped Boy eff and fired two shots at wounding her in the el as he seized the money and See Page 10 met in special session Friday The boa rd accepted the rec ommendation of Dana Williams that the following three be elected Jerry Wor Paul Slaughter and Clyde Worsham is a graduate of Barry high school and North Texas He completed his practice teaching at Corsicana high who succeeds Lar ry Cummings as head coach at Collins junior high is a graduate of Corsicana high school and Abilene Christian This school year he was employed in the Abilene public schools system Murray ia a graduate of Sam Houston She was employed in the Conroe public schools system this school The board accepted the resig See TEACHERsTPage 8 OiJ Messages Wearing Goal NEW May 30 UP A capsule carrying messages from 33 state governors is slated to complete its Texasto Pennsylvania trip on schedule June officials of Oil Centen said The letters from chief execu tives of oilproducing states were placed in a godevil pipe line cleaning device in Corsi May Cnntnnnial spokesmen said the godevil passed through a tion of pipe at the Pennsylvania and will arrive Thursday in scene of the centennial observ May 30 Communist leaders of the sat ellite countries were reported converging today on for a hushhush Com munist summit conference with Soviet Premier Nikita The Communist press and ra dio already have acknowledged the presence in Albania of a number of top and reports from Belgrade said many of the East European nations leaders had applied for permission to fly over Yugo slavia to Those already present were East German Pre mier Otto Albanian Athens Crowd Cheers Faubus May 30 Orval Faubus of Arkansas told an East Texas audience Friday it is better to die fighting for some causes than to rule the world on any other Some soy I am fighting for a lost Faubus But if noighborli ness and sanctity of the mar riage vows and the church art lost then all is It is better to die fighting lor them than to rule the world on any other he Faubus addressed a crowd gathered for the Old Fiddlers The Athens Review said the numbering sev eral cheered Faubus Tlgovernor told his audi I fight for the right of thpeople to manage their own Each community and state should know best what its own problems We must fight so that what t Supreme Court is trying to destroy will remain he I believe we can Communist Chief Enver Haxha and prijmitr AW met plus Chinese Communist De fense Minister Peng Tchuai and North Korean Communist Leader Tsoy Yen Khrushchev brought with him his defense Marshal Rodion and his Middle East Muk Communist which would not be attending because of its quarrel with said most of the southeastern Eu ropean countries had applied for permission for their leaders to fly over That indicated Romania and Hungary were sending delega There was no firm indication of the purpose of such a meet Observers speculated tho satellites might bo discussing the setting up of rocket bases See Page 10 Allies Ready For Korea Push May 30 authorities said today United Nations forces in Korea hud been prepared to launch an atomic counterattack on May 27 if the Communists used the Berlin crisis ns an excuse to invade South Korea Eighth Army sources said atomic weapons were ready to firn on selected North Korean targets within 30 minutes after receiving permission from the White One division the sev May 30 UPI observers today be lieved they saw the first crack in the Communists heretofore stonewall rejection of the allied interim peace plan for By United Press International Highway deaths mounted with ominous speed today as Ameri cans celebrated their first holl day weekend of the vacation On a day set aside to com memorate the war the death list of traffic fatalities increased steadily in all parts of the A United Press International count at EDT showed 76 persons killed In automobile accidents since the Memorial Day weekend began at 6 local time With 6 drownings and 3 deaths from miscellaneous the holi day death toll reached a total of North Dakota and Tennessee reported the worst traffic death with seven Michigan and Ohio each counted and Georgia The death count threatened to exceed the 260 fatalities which the National Safety Council predicted for the 54 hour Council spokes men said the traffic toll was al most twice the number of traf fic victims listed at the same time of the Memorial Day week end last and urged motor ists to drive with greater Everyone of thcao deaths has Russian Foreign Minister Anbeen caused by someone who drel Gromyko launched into a enth infantry moved into Condemns Soviet Threats May 30 UPI The United States has branded as threats Soviet Pre mier Nikita Khrushchevs ef forts to block construction of missile bases In Greece and A State Department statement Friday expressed unswerving for the two It said the United States regarded any threat against them as a matter of mutual Soviet Premier has made several speeches during his cur rent visit to Albania in which he has referred to the plans for missile bases Jn thn two coun In the specific speech that prompted the sharp State De partment Khrushchev warned the Greeks that their decision entails serious con Explosion Against Congress Duo Anytime May 30 UPI military Defense Department authorities privately voiced concern today over re cent congressional committee actions challenging their judg ment on weapons and spending Their criticism under the surface is bubbling and could explode publicly at any Particularly disturbing were actions of the House Appropri ations Committee Friday and the Senate Armed Services Committee earlier in the The House Commltte elimi nated all funds recommended for a Navy supercarrier and whittled money asked for the Air Force Bomarc antiaircraft The committe also ig nored the advice of Defense Secretary Neil McElroy in increasing spending on the Armyi NikeHerculea On the other the Sen ate Committee ordered funds for the NikeHercules cut and proposed a new system of spending which would require the department to get specific congressional approval for each major weapons development The Pentagons discontent was mirrored this week by an editorial in the ArmyNavyAir Force Journal though published privately is usually indicative of highlevel Defense Department The editorial acknowledged the duty of Congress to exer cise watchdog supervision over military But it assert ed that this surveillance must not be broadened to an extent where Congress can dictate the weapons of The development came at a time when Congress was in creasingly critical of a dispute among the Army and Air Force over which missile is the best to defend against possible en emy McElroy called both services on the carpet this week and told them to quit offending our friends in after talking to President Eis he hinted he would further cool down the dispute by giving Congress master plan for the nations air de probably in two Glenn Beall said today that Congress may have to knock some heads to gether to straighten out the a member of the Sen ate Armed Services described the controversy as a sorry He also corn See 10 supporting positions behind Seoul in a night maneuver to reinforce first cavalry division units defending the Chorwon Corridor which North Ko reans used for an invasion nine years Similar manuevcrs were car ried out by frontline battle groups of the first cavalry to coincide with the Beman Winner British Amateur May a 21 yearold University of Maryland won the British Amateui Golf Championship de feating 43yearold Bill Hynd man of 3 and 2 In the 30holn final at the Royal Georges who never has won a major tournament in his own thus became the 12th American to win the British He succeeds JOP Carr of Ireland as titleholder i nflter attack on American radio broadcasts from West Berlin at todays big four foreign minist ers and it appeared he might be paving the way for withdrawal of the Soviet ultimatum on Berlin In ex change for facesaving con cessions from the Russia wants to silence the famous voice of freedom beamed throughout Communist East The West had expected a Soviet move to mute Western trans mitters in any interim Berlin Tho Soviet Foreign Minister devoted most of a 45minute speech to a bitter attack on RIAS Radio in the American and other alleged sub versive activities of the West ern powers in West Western sources had dis closed earlier that Gromyko had held out vague hints that a truce arrangement might be reached maintaining West ern rights In West Berlin If the West will pay a G romyko also was expected to demand Soviet military par ticipation in West Berlin or replacement of Western forces by RIAS is owned and operated by the Information Agency Sec Page 8 OLDEST TCLK DIES Ohio who had been designated by the Benevolent Protective Order of Elks as Its oldest member in the nation died Friday Sfic UEIATHS Page Small Crowd Pays Tribute To County Dead A score of Corsicanana paus ed in the warm sun of Memorial at city park Saturday to pay brief homage to those who paid Americas price In Theirs was the only formal ceremony of the as Corsi cana joined the nation in rever ent Judge James Sewell told tho small In a brief ad dress to highlight the cere that we must do more to preserve America than to re member those who died In This said the Navy veteran who lost his sight aboard an aircraft carrier dur ing World War is the great est experiment In tho history of It was founded the principles of I know that many of you hero today feel sorrow at this occa sion because of loved ones lost in ut we have to do more than Wo have to re dedicate ourselves to this coun try and to the principles on which it was founded and estab We nil must try to accom plish this We can do our best to try and make dem ocracy work like our forefath See Page 8 Nation Honors War By United Press International America honored Its war dead Bright new flags waved over graves on the steep hill sides of Arlington National Cemetery across the Potomac from Veterans tossed floral wreaths into the Pacific outside San Franciscos Golden Hate and at an ocean front park in Santa A memorial honoring ski troopers who lost their lives In Italy during World War II was dedicated atop Tenn essee Pass in the whitecapped Colorado Veteran Administrator ner Whitticr praised everstaying strength Sum the and patience of John Foster Dul les today in ceremonies mark ing the nations Memorial Day tribute to its fallen Whittler placed President Ei senhowers wreath at the Tomb of the three unknown service men in solemn ceremonies at Arlington National Former Secretary of State Dul IPS was buried near the Tomb Color Guards and troops from the Air Force and Coast the Marine Band and the Army Chorus took part in the Olflt annual Memorial Day rites among the cemeterys green rolling hills and row on row of Whlttior would that It were possible for every citizen of this wide land to have in his soul a share of the everstaying strength and patience of that great staternan the heroic John Foster His is the kind of strength we Parados of veterans organiza tions and youths groups wound through Manhattan to the Sol diera and Sailors Monumct on Riverside Drive and up Chica gos broad Michigan Hundreds of communi ties Boy Girl Scouts and Camp Fire Girls marched with members of the American Re gion and the Veterans of For eign Wars in Mount The little town of planned a torchlight pa rade from the village school to the graveyard Saturday Services were held aboard the hulk of the sunken Battleship Arizona in Pearl Harbor and later in the day at the National Cemetery of the Pacific in Punchbowl Crater near Hono There were graveside rites at the Veterans Cemetery in West LOB where vet orana lie row on row in the nations second largest military Memorial observances in Southern California started Fri day night with the decoration of 85 white crosses on Lyn wood high schools athletic The crosses were set up in honor of students killed In World War II and In San Francisco veter ans paraded from downtown to tho Presidio and a 21gun saluate boomed over the Golden Gate at Services also were held in the nations smallest military ceme Crawford Cemetery near Prairie Du where 64 graves contain the re mains of the men and mem bers of their families stationed there during the Indian At Memorial Day services were combined with a Memorial in remembrance of 80 See WAR Page S ;