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Biddeford Journal (Newspaper) - September 5, 1962, Biddeford, Maine Weather CLOUDY Complete Report On Page 2 Our Numbers Newt Dept. AT 2.1535 Business AT 3-3625 VOL. 78, NO. 208 York County's Daily Since 1884 SEPTEMBER 5, 1962 Associated Press Wire 8ervtce 12 PAGES PRICE SEVEN CENTS Legality Of Pay For City Officials Doubted NEW TEACHERS introduced yesterday by Supt. Raymond of School Union 4 at a Biddeford teachers orientation session in Biddeford High school cafeteria included instructors for Dayton and A Democratic nominee to the Maine Legislature from Biddeford today claimed that it is that the city's mayor and City council members have been drawing salary sums illegally this year because of alleged failures to comply with special election Robert C. Cartier of 6 Bradbury who was one of two Democrats nominated to represent the city in the State said that oversights and irregularities have affected the legality of the special held December 18 regarding a measure to increase the salary of the mayor of Biddeford from to and to provide for a salary of annually for City council Neither the mayor nor Binette were immediately available for comment on Cartier's tions this Cartier claimed that the Maine held not later than December 11. 1961." the special election was not held on or before that the sufficiency of any subsequent election can be seriously the the special election in which the act was submitted to the voters of Biddeford for their mandate was not held until December 18, 1961. This is an obvious repudiation of the the compensation of the well as any disbursements in I'm be as provided in an act passed by the 100th! Concerning the handling of the election directives by city the compensation of said a court councilmen be as were to this alleged vided in an act passed bv to 100th follow Legislative directives as Cartier said a single question was printed on the affecting the validity and legal sufficiency of the results of that to increasing both the mayor's promising Legislative directive councilmen s salaries The requiring such election to be held voters had no or before the 11th of inS the Legislative of 1961." each of the increases Wording Incorrect Cartier also charged that Cartier said he intends to of the act was placed to the 101st Legislature an correctly on the special election rectifying the ballot incorporating a reference special then the mayor and present councilmen of the city of Biddeford may find themselves in the rather unpleasant position of being forced to return to the city treasury and Spectacle an action could conceivably be instituted by a ballot when it was considered by matter and providing legal complaint alleging that the The ballot should have tions for already paid out the city of Biddeford through its contained two the city treasury under the the city has paid namely alleged authority of the as I on Page act. Arundel as Passed DV 100tn and returned to the voters members for In the for their approval photo arc the grade school specifically including left to front that a special election the city Virginia Eleanor regarding the measure shall be Eleanor Mary Betty Anne ami Doris back Robert Dianna Marjorie W. Evelyn Marcel Faucher and Lower high front left to Christine Paul and back A. Oilman dan Crosby and Roger ud. public schools officially open Public School Figures Up Traffic Deaths Mount Warner Candidate For School Board Joseph Hills today announced his for nomination to Board of Education on the Arthur Lesieur ticket in the December Biddeford Democratic An unsuccessful candidate for mayor in the 1960 ner is returning to politics in seeking the nomination to the School Lesieur announced last week that he will seek the mayoralty nod in the A professor at St. Francis College for 12 the 37-year-old Warner is a graduate of St. Francis college High St. Anselm N. with a bachelor of arts degree and of Calvin Coolidge college with a master's Warner is a veteran of World War serving for three years with the U. S. Army Air He is president of the Hills Beach i on Page Berlin Wall Is Crossed BERLIN young East Germans drove an truck through two barbed wire fences early climbed a third fence and swam a border canal to safety in West East German border guards fired their automatic rifles several but no one was Police said the successful Four were men between 22 and rour persons weie shaken up 25 came through tne in a collision at the inter- ern suburb 0f in of Water and Main streets mist and got across the Teltow They reached safety just behind McNair one of the biggest American installations in West Berlin police reported that an East German border policeman also got He came in civilian clothes and his route was not of U. S. troops manned crossing points through the Berlin wall in the American sector to make sure that the Soviets used other crossings for the guards they send daily to the Two Cars Damaged In Crash this morning Injured in the accident were Mrs. Katherine 29 Mrs. Leon 12 Storer Mrs. Mary 230 Main street and Alfred 54, of 81 Water According to the police a taxi driven by Eugene 9 Clifford was coming up Main street and making a left turn into Water street when contact was made with a car driven by Leon Main Biddeford Teacher Bible Seeing iRead Double BUXTON - Mrs. Walter - Traffic was seeing double today when dents over the long Labor Day she opened her first grade class weekend killed 50 a record for the holiday and far ahead of the normal number of highway fatalities for a similar Is In Schools PORTLAND - Readings from the Bible were continued as in the path today as schools reopened in many Maine this - rural township on the banks of the Saco She Authorities in seven sets of and Mrs. Johnson has taught communities all said of twins twice put she viewed tures readings were carried out the prospective of seven sets with I as usual this morning in The final count for the 78-hour has holiday period showed that 501 persons lost their lives in motor vehicle accidents reported from 6 p.m. last Friday to midnight The previous record high of 461 was recorded in the 1951 Labor Day Last year's Labor Day traffic toll was 386. The National Safety Council said the average number of traffic deaths for a late summer 78-hour weekend is 330. An Associated Press survey last month for a 78-hour weekend period showed 256 deaths on the In addition to traffic there were 23 fatalities in boating 57 drownings and 97 deaths in miscellaneous types of for an over-all total of 678. This also was a exceeding the previous total of 658, also set in 1951. Mrs. Johnson best method for twins is what is important for all children - consideration as But she added that twins sometimes can produce a greater challenge for a teacher because of the tendency to bicker with each or collectively in each other's The children Joan and Jane daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Denise and Dennis La children of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph La Holly and Heather daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Derrill Van and Victor sons of Mr. and Mrs. Durward Walter and Charles sons of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dana and David sons of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur and Sharon and Karen daughters of Mrs. Barbara Public school enrollment in reached an all-time high with 3,341 students reporting for classes in two cities Biddeford High school showed a sharp jump in enrollment from 470 to 572 Raymond superintendent of public schools in announced an initial enrollment of 1,709 pupils in the Biddeford school Kenneally said that 572 students registered at Biddeford High school today compared to an enrollment of 470 last June when school The breakdown of classes at the high school included one post graduate 79 148 161 sophomores and 185 There were 513 students en- ance with Maine There were no reports of abstinence from rolled ai the Junior high such down as 156 in The state law calls for the eighth 151 seventh ture with special em phasis on the Lord's the Ten the Sermon on the the Psalms of David and the Proverbs of grade 119 sixth grade and 87 fifth grade Other enrollment figures were 346 students at the Emery It adds that there shall be no 149 at the Washington denominational or sectarian com- street 76 at the or and that street and 53 at dents shall give respectful Bradbury street tion but shall be free in their A preliminary enrollment of own forms of 1,632 was reported in the Saco Some question had arisen this year as a result of the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that a New York State school prayer was However Maine authorities had indicated in advance that they did not feel the decision applied to their state and had announced that they were advising local school administrators to continue the Integration Moves Peacefully in Public school system this morning by Dr. Frank Enrollment this morning was 1,557 with 75 sub primary pupils scheduled to this The enrollment breakdown by schools included 584 at the C K. Burns 197 in Young Division 227 in Young Division 117 at the Sweetser 180 at 124 at Locke school and 128 students at the Jordan Joseph Warner The three Saco women were Soviet War Memorial in the Brit- on Page Murder Case Agencies Link ish sector The Russians knuckled under Tuesday night to Allied demands that they use a British sector crossing to shorten the on Page BOSTON - Medical examiner Dr. Richard Ford called a meeting today of top investigators and medical experts at Harvard's Department of Legal Medicine to probe the mysterious strangling of six Greater Boston women this Massachusetts Atty. Gen. Edward J. McCormack Jr. announced the facilities of state agencies will be made available all state agencies and various local law enforcement officials to work with and through Commissioner McNamara to provide the most effective use of available talent so the citizens of Massachusetts can feel confident everything possible is being done to protect their McCormack cautioned elderly to Boston Police to use extreme care in Edmund L. McNamara and more a d m i 11 i n g strangers to their than 150 detectives at work on All of the strangle strange have been slain in their After a conference In no instance wasj McCormack have di- there evidence of forced Proposal Advanced For Region Control AUGUSTA - A fishing would be permitted in organization has a plan for the region which it says would all concerned have most of their cake and eat The National Resources submitted the proposal to Gov. Reed Tuesday in the form of a bulletin which will be the basis of presentation at a legislative subcommittee hearing In it is Establish in the a that would preserve unspoiled character of the northern Maine Protect the rest of the while permitting continuance of by letting the stale take over the land and lease it back to its present owners timberland Lumbering wouldn't be permitted in the wilderness new both areas The Interior Department has proposed - informally - that part of the become a national That would mean an e n d to lumbering - and Another potential danger is from power Supporters of the project have proposed a high dam at Rankin Rapids on the St. John River to provide a supplementary power Such a dam would flood much of the The NRC said its plan could be carried out as a federal recreation with the obvious advantage that the federal gov doubtless wouldn't let the area be But a dis advantage according to the would be loss of state The plan wouldn't cost anyone very the bulletin and would provide Police are seeking an 18-year-old youth released recently from the sex center at State State psychiatrists said he has homicidal tendencies and a history of toward older Invited to today's session by Dr. Ford are retired Boston Police Capt. Joseph B. Fallon and retired State Police Capt. Joseph C. both widely known Lt. John head of Boston's homicide squad and medical authorities who have worked on the six cases History Is Repeating History repeated itself today when young Eric Sheltra entered Washington street the same school where his father and his grandfather learned the three Eric will be in Grade 2. His Royal and his Felix not only went to the same school but even had the same Miss Ida By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS For the second year in a desegregated Southern schools started the fall term peacefully and this year Negroes and white youngsters attended classes together in parochial schools at New and Ga. Public school desegregation spread in Tennessee and Efforts to lower racial barriers failed Tuesday at Baton Huntsville and and at the Carroll ton schools near Tex. Mississippi and South Carolina remained the only states with no racial integration at the public school Heartened by the lack of major incidents in the and surrounding Hamilton County calmly faced the city's first public school integration City and county police were ordered out in force at schools where 51 Negro youngsters registered to attend classes with white The metropolitan area on the north Georgia border was the last of Tennessee's four major cities to A total of 23 school systems in Tennessee now have integration programs under The police superintendent of New Joseph I. said that city's citizens faced an expanded school desegregation Tuesday with dignity and a complete regard for law Irate Tenant Sets Fire That About 150 Negroes desegregated some 30 schools of the Catholic embracing Orleans and 10 neighboring An estimated 9,000 20 are among the 48,000 pupils in j Philippines Filipino who had an argument with his landlady came home and The first New Orleans public school desegregation in 1960 was marked by noisy demonstrations and a boycott by white The city begins its third year of public school integration Racial barriers were dropped in the secondary parochial schools of the Atlanta archdiocese when 17 Negroes attended six previously white in the Atlanta one in Marietta and one in found the door to his room He set fire to the Twenty people died in the didn't think so many lives would be said Gavino 48, a commercial who gave himself up to police Tuesday two days after the Rocket Path Changed To Shoot Closer To Target would be allowed only in the public side that strip and if necessary between private Hunting and prise and a state Calif. - The United Mariner 2 spacecraft streaked toward Venus today after changing to a new course scientists say will take it within 9,000 miles of the mystery The course change was made Tuesday in a spectacular maneuver 1.5 million miles from Aboard the 447-pound vehicle are instruments that may tell whether life could exist on virtually a twin of earth in If these instruments work as designed during a 30-minute fly-by Dec. 14, Mariner 2 will score a significant first in space for this The Soviet Union's Venus probe last year missed the planet by 62,000 miles its radios were An electronic whiff of Venus is all U.S. scientists ask of Mariner 2. it was never intended to impact Venus but on into a giant orbit around the sun. The 12-foot-tall launched Aug. 25 from Cape went through the intricate maneuver to overcome a bad A rolling motion by its booster during liftoff sent Mariner 223,000 miles off Scientists at the U.S. space agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory here spent days measuring the amount of at 3:49 p.m. Tuesday they started sending a series of radio mes sages that commanded the spacecraft to point its nose in a different direction and then fire a small liquid fuel rocket in its This sent Mariner 2 streaking toward Venus at a speed of 6,687 miles per worked just as the Mariner project manager Jack exultantly told TESTS IN STORE HONOLULU United tes apparently is planning to resume nuclear tests over the Pacific by Repairs to a Thor booster launching destroyed on Johnstone Island last July 25 by a rocket are almost a Joint Task Force 8 spokesman said Today's Chuckle Old coins are often worth a as every girl the same holds true for old Gen. 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