El Paso Herald-Post HOME EDITION The Newspaper That Serves Its Readers PRICE FIVE CENTS VOL. LXXX, NO. 120 EL PASO, TEXAS, TUESDAY. MAY 17, 1960 OELIVEKFJl BY CAR R Alt JOc FPU WEEK Mr. K Aims at West Berlin Slayer Tells Juarez Mayor Mosquito Campaign Heads to Washington; Seek Federal Funds Asks Opening Requesf Repair Off Wooden Structure For Pedestrians Mayor Humberto Escobar Plans Separate Peace Treaty With Eastern Germany Boycott by Russian Premier of Emergency Session Spells Blowup of Summit Talks Unit'd Prat IMcrnatienet PARIS, May 17. Premier Nikiba Khrushchev boycotted an emergency session of the collapsing summit conference today and Communist sources made it. known he is preparing drastic new moves against West Berlin. Eastern sources revealed Khrushchev is ready to carry out this week his. threat to sign a separate peace treaty with East Germany, ending tour-power rights in the approaches to West Berlin. . Khrushchev told, a sidewalk news conference, today he would fly to East Berlin Wednesday unless President Eisenhower made i public' anol- ' : ' ogy for U-2 spy plane "aggres-j " . of Juarez today asekd therein will be placed "in the Mexican government to openjlaps of Federal offlicals in Demands British Shoot Down Red Space Vehicle Bean's Office Prepares Material For Officials The Valley mosq ulto prob- Washington" in an effort to obtain full co-operation of United States and Mexican officials for a swift solution of the problem. Mrs. Kenneth Braxton, chair man of the Citizens Committee for Mosquito Abatement, today, said, "It is clear that the governments of both countries concerned must take joint action if the mosquito problem is to be-solved, and that is the action we now are seeking." She said Tom Diamond, admin istrative assistant to County Judge Woodrow Bean, is preparing the "documentary evidence" on which the appeal for aid will be taken to Washington. Mr. Diamond confirmed that he is assembling the mosquito problem evidence, including maps of County areas where mosquito in festation is most serious, and rec ords of what has been done to cope with the problem, together with recommendations on what nte tn hf Hnnp. Hp and Judee Bean intend to present the appeal Federal officials in person as soon as the background material is ready. ..... The groundwork lor me more specific appeal is already laid a certain extent. Judge uean released a copy of a letter he received in response to a message he sent to Assistant Secretary of State Roy Rubottom, 4. -native Texan who is in charge of Inter- American affairs for the Depart ed. Judge Bean asked Assistant Secretary Rubottom to seek Mex ico's active co-operation in elimi nating the mosquito problem that is of vital concern to Dom m aso and Juarez. Melville E. Osborne, the State, Department's officer in charge of Mexican affairs, wrote Judge SAND PAINTER Navajo Artist Andy Tsinajinhi, left, explains art of sand painting io Larry Davis, general chairman-of El Paso Arts and Crafts Festival, as his display is being set. up in the Coliseum. Indian Artist Makes Sand Pictures at Show One of the prominent artists demonstrating their against the Soviet Union Eisenhower refused and Khru-schev prepared an even bigger Berlin crisis even as the summit talks were' dying. President Charles de Gaulle invited the heads of state to the Elysee Palace in a desperate effort to save the conference. But Khrushchev, who had been on a picnic, drove instead to the Soviet (Congress Backs Ike, Forgets Politics . . . Pafe 27) (Ike holds hit temper, Page 17.) Embassy and the three Western leaders met with an empty chair facing them. Communist diplomats quickly leaked word that Khrushchev would go tn East Berlin to sign a separate peace treaty a move that could plunge the world into the gravest crisis since World War II. Khrushchev has made it clear that such a treaty Nwould end all Western rights in West Berlin. He warned in a series of violently anti-American speeches last week that any attempt to save Berlin with force would be met by force Communist diplomats said this afternoon Khrushchev considered me period of negotiations with the Allies on Germany terminated for the time being and that Russia would proceed unilaterally on Berlin. The Communist said a t treaty already had been worked; out by Communist experts and; that Khrushchev brought it to techniques at the first El Paso Arts and Grafts Festival in the Coliseum Thursday through Sunday will he Navajo Artist Andy Tsinajinnl of Scobsdale,. Ariz. Every Of Anger Over Broken Troth Shattered Romance Of Banker's Son Leads to Killing The slayer of Eloy S. Valeria said today he -was "moved to violence" by anger and humiliation over. the shattered romance be-, tween his 17-year-old daughter and one of Vallina's sons. Maj. David Corona Arizpe, retired Mexican army officer, gave Chihuahua authorities a confession following the shooting yesterday in Chihuahua- City. He was charged with murder. Bullet Struck Chest Corona Arizpe killed the inter nationally known Chihuahua financier and industrialist outside the latter's Banco Comercial Mexicano in downtown utunua-hua City at 9 a, m- yesterday. One bullet from a .45 automatic pistol struck Vallina in the chest near tne nearc. According to Corona Arizpe, his daughter, Graciela and Eloy S. Vallina Jr., fell in love and, fail- imr to set the elder Vallina's con sent to marry, 'eloped to Mexico City 18 months ago and were wed in a civil ceremony. . Anaered, the bridegroom's fa ther had the marriage annulled on the ground that both Eloy Jr. and Graciela were minors. Major -Corona Arizpe and his family, on the other hand, wanted a religious ceremony. The slayer said he held several discussions with the elder Vallina, insisting that the religioiii ceremony take place "for. the dignity of my daughter and the honor of her family," Vallina refused to let the marriage stand, and the lovers were separated. Yesterday morning, the 39-year-old ex-cavalryman related, he accosted Vallina at the bank entrance. "I had no intention of shooting him," Corona Arizpe said. "I said, 'I want to settle that matter we have pending.' "Vallina replied, . The matter already is settled. Offended by Attitude 'I was offended by his arro- gant attitude. I could not bear j such humiliation, f drew my gun and fihnf him " The slaying of Vallina, a one- ZrJr. " SLSTr i can finance and industry, stunned the state capital and created a sensation throughout Mexico. Chihuahua and Juarez newspapers issued extras. Private planes began to unload dozens of the great and near- great at the Chihuahua airport, men who had been friends business associates of the victim. Among these was former President Miguel Aleman of Mexico, who is said to have an interest in some of the Vallina enterprises. Funeral services for Vallina. 56, were to be held. at 4 p. m. today in Chihuahua City with Archbishop Antonio Guizar Valencia officiating. Burial was to be in the 'Dolores Cemetery in Chihua hua City. Burglar Alarm Stalls Safe Burglar, A safe burglary at the Miii tary Supply Laundry at 6928 Dyer street was thwarted yester day when a burglar alarm went off when the thief moved the safe from a wall. Daniel Aims Tax Fight at Pipelines Vnlted Press iKcrtlorfotml AUSTIN, May 17. - Governor Price Daniel's five "secret"' tax plans were out in the open today with three of them signaling a renewal of his war with "gas pelme lobbyists." Basically,' there was little change from his 1959 tax pro- Suggests TqlUon Hike The five plans, made as study suggestions to his tax advisory commission, indicated Daniel is ready to go ahead with his fight Cheap Electricity Free Of Taxes, Says Speaker What Hidden Motives Make Mr. K Bluster? ... uJmTnT n-iain. 10,000 NAMES Mrs. Ken- nefh W. Braxton wirh a stack 0f petitions bearing 10,000 sianatutes of residents op- - .. f ,. . , ,r f7""' Bean, in part: "Assistant Secre-i tary Rubottom has asked -this office to take- the steps ' Indi cated tOj.seek alleviation of .-the. problems' of odor and health in El Paso that you . mention in your teleeram to him May 3 "The Department is obliged to consult with several Federal agencies that are particularly competent to advise the Department in such matters. We have written them and as soon as their respective comments and recom- (Continued on Page 2, Col. 2) Dr. Roger B. Corbett the interest rates they pay for government-furnished money Provides for eir de" velopment, he said. He said that today around IS per cent of the power production in the United States is produced by the Federal government, He cited the Tennessee Valley Authority, declaring, that in 1959, (Contbmed on Page 2, Col. 4) mm What hidden motives drive the wooden railway bridge at the foot of South Mesa street to pedestrian traflic be tween Juarez and El Paso. He proposed that the bridge be repaired adn that inspection sta tions be set up so that pedestrians can cross free of charge. The Mayor's proposal was made in letters to the President and to the appropriate government departments. Viewed as Slap Mr. Escobar's action was viewed in Juarez as a slap at El Paso City Lines, owner of the Stanton and Santa Fe street international bridges. The utility recently increased the pedestrian bridge toll from El Paso from two to five cents, along with increases tor vehicular traffic. After the toll hikes were an nounced. Mayor Escobar sum moned City Lines officials and tried, through "friendly persuasion," to have the increases can celed. The City Lines officials said nothing could be done ex cept on order from officials of National City Lines in Chicago. Owned Jointly Representatives of the U. S. Army Engineers at Albuquerque are investigating the toll in-creaaes. The Mesa street bridge, built by tho old Mexico Northwestern Rail' way, is now owned Jointly by the Chihuahua, al Pacifico and the El Paso Southern Railroad, he latter a subsidiary or the South-crn Pacific Co. The SP is now making improvements on the bridge and building new trackage in the area in order to facilitate handling of freight cars from the Mexican side. Vote Results Now Certified United Preis international AUSTIN, May 17. The State Democratic Executive Committee certified results of the May 7 primary election upon report of its canvassing committee. The returns confirmed the re-milts reported unofficially by the Texas Election Bureau. Othar committee reports to the governing body of the State party were made by housing, finance and resolution groups. The resolutions committee praised former Memoer J. J. FicKie of Austin, i Official totals o( the statewide races in the Democratic primary. werc: uovernor I Jack Cox 619,834 Price Daniel 908,992 Lieutenant Governor Ben Ramsey 334,516 Don Yar.borough 631,689 Attorney General Waggoner Carr 585,616 Robert E. Looney 91,571 Will Wilson 750,393 U. S. Lyndon Johnson 1,407,109 Chief Justice Supreme Court RobertW. Calvert ....... 996,193, Robert G. Hughes ....... 456,684' Associate Justice, Place 1 ; Clyde E. Smith 1,379,667 Associate Justice, Place 2 Joe Greenhill 1,368,339 Judge Court Criminal, Appeals Jim D. Bowmer 312,573 lloyd W. Davidson 507.12B W. T. MoDonald 483,305 Railroad Commissioner Ernest O. Thompson ,,,,1,382,539 Comptroller Robert S. Calvert 930.603 V. L. (Bo) Ramsey 417.315 State Treasurer Jesse James 1.393,914 Land Commissioner Bill Alloora btrt.mi Trr sarlipr ... GS4 S96 Agriculture Commissioner John C. White 1,392,054 Clearance sales often encourage women -to save beyond their meant. course of bluster and blunder at the Paris summit conference? In the following dispatch, a veteran diplomatic correspondent offers an assessment based on mtJmite knowledge of the Communist world. The Editor. By K. C. THALER UnHea Preic International PARIS, May 17. American officials are convinced Nikita Khrushchev came to to his Stalinist critics in the Vnlttd Prea Utternttltnul LONDON, May 17. A mnj-br f Parliament claimed today Russia's spat ship m askod what actio (he British government Is taklag to snoot Richard Clyn introduced a question In Parliament for an answer May 25. It asks the defease mini, ter how many occasions ia too las three weeks a "foreign aerial machine" baa violated British air spar. Gryn asks what action the Paris, ready to sign. They said Khrushchev now felt himself freed from last year's Berlin truce accord with Mr. Eisenhow- !er and other Western leaders. While skipping the summit ses sion Khrushchev issued a formal statement at the embassy announcing an imposible demand- he was ready to return to the summit if the United States publicly condemned its "aggression," punished all those, respon sible and assured Russia intelli- Pag 3, Cel. 1) NMtita Khrushchev on Paris with strings attached: Kremlin, to a skeptical Bed reconnaissance plane ioside Russia 15 days before the summit conference could not help but add fuel to Communist critics of moderation and undermine the premier's position at home. . Khrushchev, in an extraordinary remark hidden in the abuse he heaped on President Eisenhower Monday as much as admitted this domestic dissension by saying the U-I incident deeply rage J, Wd. i) few expected much different Inside Your Herald-Post U. S. Weather Bureau Forecast: Fair. (Details on Page 12.) Deaths Dr, B. V. L. Conner , 18 Editorials , is Foreign Scene 18 Inez Rohb 17 Markets 32 People 27 TV Programs If Sports 2i-M Women's New .14-11 China and to a powerful Soviet army unhappy over his Cheap government elec trical power is largely cre-i ated through the non-pay-; ment of taxes while free! enterprise electric power is; being taxed 23 cents on averye dollar, Dr. Robert B. Corbett, president of New Mexico. State;; University, said today. Dr. Corbett was the principal j : , tt, speaKer ggggg - ggj lM an(J pctures on poges f 13, 20, 21 and 22) I jji minion Newman power plant of El Paso Electric Co; He was introduced by Company President W. V. Holik after more than 350 area business and civic leaders heard brief talks from El Paso County Judge Woodrow Bean and Mayor Raymond Telles. Invocation was given by the Rev. tuS of St. Clement's Episcopal 1 Church. Open house for' the public will , be held from 3:30 p. m. to. 8 p. m. tomorrow and Thursday. Dr. Corbett said no business can compete with the govern- ment. "Government projects pay no taxes and are subsidized at least1 day during the. festival ' hours from, 2 p, m. to.,.lp,;.m.-r-Mr-TfllnVjirmi wiff '' demonstrate" his tribe's traditional sand-pa intingl in a center Coliseum display. Mr. Tsitiajinni is the outstand- ng Navajo artist today, said Dr. Reginald Fisher, director of the El Paso Museum of Art, who was instrumental in bringing the artist to the festival. (Schedule of Events on Page 10) The four-day festival is.' being sponsored by the County Recreation Board, the City Recreation Board, and the El Paso Artists Assn. The festival ' will feature the works of living artists from Texas, New Mexico and Arizona It will include demonstrations of sculpturing, painting, pottet jewelry-'crSt, hand loom-weaving, and enameling Booths lining the bleacher- :areas will feature one-man shows columns ia the Coliseum's center areas will display individual works of art, said Larry Davis, general chairman of the festival. Among well-known Southwest ern artists exhibiting their works will be Peter Hurd and Fred Mar- tin. The Guillermo Art Galleries of Juarez will have an exhibit of Mexican art Entrance to the festival will be (Continued on Page 2, Col, 4) Kennedy Heavily Favored in Maryland, Vnlttd Prctt international BALTIMORE, May 17. - ator John F. Kennedy oF Massachusetts was the overwhelming favorite in today's Maryland Democratic presidential primary. Senator Wayne Morse, Oregon Democrat, was the only other candidate. ' A victory would net Senator Kennedy 24 more delegates to the Democratic National Convention. A United Press International compilation showed that Senator Kennedy already has 251' convention votes on the basis of pledged delegates and known Warm, sunny weather was ex :pected to help produce a gooc turnout. Maryland election of fjcjais said it probably would h-ins some 300,000 Democrats to the polls. There arc no entries in the Republican presidential primary. Senator Kennedy, whose bandwagon has gained increased momentum since his victory in the West Virginia primary, was conceded by both his own and Morse's camp as the strongly favored winner. SI Paso Sunshine The sun shone for the 127th consecutive day. If failed to shine three of the last 565 days. sweeping disarmament proposal, If the strings truly are there they are manipulating the Soviet premier in an erratic and dange; ous revision of policy that has- brought one of the worst diplomatic crises of the cold war. As powerful as Khrushchev is, it is generally accepted that he has had to cope with strong in ternal challenges to his attempts liberalize" Communist rule in Russia and seek accomrnoda- :ion with the West. The downing of an American oroeram in the last Legislature, He suggested SIM to (ISO in-f nro in (-niiooe hiitinn as a means to meet Increased salaries for professors. He said the increases would mean $5 million a year in new revenue. Daniel also suggested increases l"h T. i cent hike on gasoline in addition to his tax study recommendations aimed at gas and pipelines. Panel Adjourns The 30 m e m b e r commission took the suggestions under consideration and adjourned until June'. The commission did not set a new meeting date. Daniel strongly endorsed the same tax plan he submitted to the last Legislature. He said the other four plans were suggested by other persons and were also offered for the commission's consideration. His recommendations came after a warning by Comptroller Robert S. Calvert that the state's general revenue fund deficit would be $6B million at the end of the current biennium in 1961. Need $65,508,000 Annually Daniel said if the state deficit is retired as a separate measure, the state will need $62,500,000 an nually to meet new spending and a teachers pay raise. The governor revived his pro gram to raise money without in- la, elimination of tax exemptions. on beer and cigarers sold on mili- tary installations, and his Aban-: doned Property Act. Together, : ne said, tney would raise 140,000 annually. Sands Sets Special Missile Testing The Army tomorrow will use for the fourth time the 1600- jsquare-mile nortiieni extcn s 1 on area of White Sands M r s s i 1 e Range for missile testing. Under an agreement, 32 ranch families will leave their homes for no more than 12 hours. Travel on US 380 between San Antonio and Carrizozo may be halted at unspecified times for no longer than 90 minutes at a period be-jtwem 6 a. m. and 6 j). au .. El Pasoans Resent Khrushchev's Insults El Pasoans resent Premier Khrushchev's Insult to Guess Sizzler Heat President Eisenhower, but behavior from the Russian dictator. One man believes the blustering done by Khrushchev at the first session Car Job Joins Contest Herald-Post Sizzler Contest The 100-degree temperature will be reached for the first time this year: Month Date Time: A.M P.M. Vacation A vacation trip job for your car is :oday's prize in The Her- atd-Post Sizzler Contest ,. . . . eludes a polish job, air cleaner cleaned, oil change, motor cleaned, filter and a wheel pack. It ia a gift or V. L. McAnaily of McAnally's Texaco Service at 9200 Dyer; and is valued at $35. WhBn will El Paso have 100 degree temperature for the first time this year? Use the accompanying entry blank. Only Herald-Past entry blanks will be considered. Mail blanks to the Sizzler Contest Editor, Herald-Post or drop I them at the Newspaper Building at Kansas and Mills street. There is no limit to the num- (Contlnaed on Pag 2, CoL J) of the Paris meeting was to cover s up a weakness in Russia's de fense system. Comments taken at ramdom: Capt. Roy Shanks of the EJ Paso Fire Department; Tm a Democrat, but I certainly resent Khrushchev's insults to our President. I think we should be very firm with Mr. K. and 'at his people." John Middagh, professor of journalism at Texas Western Colleae: I think the President come home. Mr. K. seems n full control of the situa-j tion. The summit meeting rests in his hands. To my knowledge this is the first time in history a President of the U.S. has ever been so strongly insulted." , Martin Wiggs, chairman of the County Democratic Executive. (Coottnued on Page 2, Col. 5) Mail to Herald -Post Sizzler Contest Editor, or bringr to Ne per Building at Kansas and Mills.
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