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Bridgeport Telegram, The (Newspaper) - October 2, 1957, Bridgeport, Connecticut Weather Forecast COOLER TODAY THURSDAY FAIR WARMER THE BRIDGEPORT TELEGRAM Fairfield County's Morning Newspaper VOL NO 236 d u QMS Pnl Office BRIDGEPORT 2 CONN WEDNESDAY MORNING OCTOBER 2 1957 410 St Bridgeport 0900 40 Pages Special Session Adjourns Tax Aid on Livestock Hurl In Legislators Approve Sale of Milk in Half Gallon Bottles BATTLE IN HOUSE Local Property Tax Ex- emption for Bus Firms Is Repealed BY STAFF REPORTER HARTFORD Oct Leg adjourned its special tonight after approving bills granting a two year tax tion to farmers on livestock the sale of milk in half gallon glass containers starting next September and repealing the local property tax exemption granted bus companies earlier in the The House and Senate ed sine die separately without a joint convention an unusual but not unprecedented procedure No Closing The House finished its business at p m and the Senate three minutes later Under the separate adjournment of the two houses there was no occasion to invite Governor Ribicoff to make the usual farewell remarks Legislative leaders insisted there was no particular cance in their decision to forego the customary joint convention at closing of a session At the opening of the session Governor Ribicoff did not appear in person His message was read to tors by House and Senate clerks The session which was called by the Governor under pressure from Republican leaders to enact tax and drought aid for farmers opened Sept 17 and ran through seven legislative days The farm tax relief ex- empting livestock and poultry from local taxation in the case of farmers whose principal is derived from ture passed with relatively little discussion after days ot lican caucus wrangling It was approved by a voice vote with only one House member Rep Richard C Noyes ton opposing it on the floor Democrats Critical Democrats criticized the as not giving as much tax relief to farmers as had been agreed on by leaders before the session when an exemption on livestock tools and equipment of farmers was proposed House ans however refused to support farm tax exemptions except for livestock and poultry in the final action The farm tax rounded out a three point Republican farm relief program Last week a State Tax Study commission was authorized with a Special view to studying farm taxes This week the Assembly enacted over Governor Ribicoff's veto a making state loans available to drought stricken farmers at one and a half per cent interest over eight years Farm Lukewarm The program brought a com- ment of lukewarm approval from the one agricultural spokesman immediately available for com- ment I suppose it's better than nothing but it's not what we David A Clarke of ford spokesman for the State Farm Bureau association told reporters We're thankful for small favors Farmers believe they are en- titled to more tax exemption than on livestock alone Mr Clarke said He added that there ought to be a change in the tax arguing that farmers generally bear a disproportionate share of the tax burden because they are large landowners When the special session ed Republican leaders were ing In addition to the program Continued on Page Eight AREA VOTE SPLIT FB OFFICIAL WEATHER Dan Hit U.S wanner Bureau BRIDGEPORT AND VICINITY and not so warm today high in he Ms Clear and cooler tonight low near Outlook for Thursday fair with slowly crating temperatures TEMPERATURE Highest yesterday 71 Lowest yesterday 46 Highest year ago yesterday 62 Lowest year ago yesterday 49 PRECIPITATION Yesterday For Month Barometer 8 Humidity 8 THE TIDE Tomorrow High Low ALMANAC Wednesday October 2 Two hundred seventy-fifth day of the year Tenth Fall Sun rises at Sun sets at p.m Hurl in Series Opener WARREN WHITEY FORD n House 23 Back Half Gallon 13 Oppose it Including Pope Civic Leader Who Disap 2 Years Ago Wanted for Forgery House FBI controversial appeared By STAFF REPORTER HARTFORD Oct 1 members from Fairfield county and the adjoining area were today on the controversial rill which the Legislature passed the sale of milk in alf gallon bottles starting Sept 1958 On the House roll call 23 area supported the 13 it and 11 were recorded s absent or not voting Pope Opposes BUI Among those voting against the rill after the an un- report of the ure committee was Rep Fred Pope Jr the House majority leader Republicans made no part ue of the move to change the resent law limiting sale of milk n glass containers to a mum size of one quart Rep Pope sided in the debate with farmers opposing the larger milk bottles sizes contending aat because of complex problems in the changeover ion should be delayed until 1959 Earlier a House caucus had opposition to larger ize milk bottles The final vote n the House was 126 to 90 to iass the half gallon size with 3 members absent or not voting Area legislators voting for the on roll call Rept Clarke Stamford Continued on Page Eight DONUT HOLES SHRINK BAROMETER OF TIMES NEW YORK Oct The Donut Institute said today donut loles will be of an nch smaller after Jan 1 This means the buyer will get more donut to eat The holes gets smaller and mailer when times are the institute and er and larger when depression conditions set in HARTFORD Oct The BI has sent out a nationwide alarm for a prominent East Hart ord man who mysteriously dis two years ago Paul D Delahunta 56 is want ed by the FBI to face check ng charges it was learned today a former town officia and civic leader disappeared after Aug 1955 Huge Loans Reported He reportedly borrowed huge mms from friends to finance a TV advertising scheme shortly he vanished Liens totaling were placed against East Hartford home after lis wife Mrs Bessie Delahunta his disappearance to ice The borrowed sums were re- ported to total much more than he liens placed Delahunta re- borrowed the money rom friends to buy television ime for resale with high monthly rates on the borrowed money No criminal charges were ed with East Hartford police Un- il the FBI alarm was announced Continued on Page Eight Complete Coverage Of Series in Telegram The Bridgeport Telegram will carry complete coverage on the World Series which gets under way this afternoon in Yankee Stadium A large staff of Associated Press and United Press writers will cover the baseball classic from every angle There will be the story of the game itself the box score World Series notes stories from the dressing rooms of each team action pictures and as the Series progresses The Telegram will carry a com- box score Yanks Are Favored in Series Opener at Stadium FAIR WEATHER SEEN Mantle Skowron uled to Start for New York By JACK HAND NEW YORK Oct 1 Mickey Mantle and Skowron are tentative New York Yankee starters in Wednesday's World Series opener against the fit and ready Braves at kee Stadium With comfortable weather pre- a crowd of about is expected to jam the big ball park for the Yanks 23rd Series time is 1 p.m with flung radio and television NBC coverage Ford Spahn To Duel The physical condition at Mantle and Skowron continues to be the most important news items as both managers have named their starting pitchers Whitey Ford of the Yanks and Warren Spahn of the Braves will hook up in a battle of Although Ford has been by a sore shoulder he hit his true stride in early September and has been for this im- portant money game by Coach Jim Turner Spahn Milwaukee ace has been ager Fred Haney's big stopper for two years Most observers figure the Braves will need at least two victories from Spahn if they are going to upset the Yanks who go into the series as 8 to 5 favorites 7 to 5 in the Manager Casey Stengel missed his club's final workout because he was meeting with er Ford Frick Haney and the umpires to go over ground rules and other Series details It was over in time for Haney to hurry to the Stadium for the Braves after- noon drill As most of the kee players never had seen the Stadium it was a particularly im- portant workout Mantle Skowron On the basis of reports from his ailing stars Stengel named both Mantle and Skowron to his able lineup with certain tions They're not 100 per said Stengel Both are willing to start but they don't know how far they can go If I find out tomorrow that they can't play I'll demand another man Once you start a Series you can't ask for any re- placements Stengel wouldn't say whom he had in mind as a possible ment However most observers it was unlikely he would make any such move If Mantle troubled by a sore left leg and Skowron whose back hurts when he runs aren't able to start tainly they would be more Continued on Page Twenty-nine IN WIFE'S KILLING Baby Elephant Arrives Sunday As Gift to Children of Darien DARIEN Oct 1 on answer to leters children here to youngsters in Mercara ndia arrives Sunday The answer is Shakuntala a baby elephant feet tall She s two years old and named for he heroine in an ancient Indian The gift of the children f Mercara she will arrive in York Sunday aboard the lulda Maersk Mrs John E Massengale of the committee gave his history of the Several years ago elementary chool children here sent a packet if letters and small gifts to the children of Mercara hey were answered with enthus- and soon regular dence was in The children wrote each other their homes and families pets games school life and bies They traded and stamps Exchange students from India members of that country's gation to the United Nations and others visited in Darien homes Adults as well as children ed friendship Mrs Massengale said this fitted into President gram Then one day nearly a year ago a letter came from Mercara in the Indian state of Croog ing the children there had decided to present an elephant Darien friends It presented quite a problem for Darien is without a public zoo A committee was formed to devise a plan The problem was solved when the proprietors of Old MacDon Farm a children's zoo on the town line of quarters for Shakuntala She will be formally presented to the children of Darien there on Saturday Oct 19 REVERE Mass Oct Boston Fire Lt John M Burke 43 was arrested and booked day on a charge of murder in the slaying of his wife Marie 42 mother of four children Mrs Burke was found beaten on a deserted Revere far from her father's Saturday night She died yester- day at Massachusetts General hospital Medical Examiner Richard Ford said Mrs Burke suffered fractured skull lacerated brain and internal injuries He said that the internal in- juries probably were inflicted by list blows or and that the woman could have suffered the fractured skull when thrown from an automobile Police quoted Burke as saying shortly after being notified his wife had been found injured that he had driven her to a spot near her father's home where she in- tended to visit They had been at a wedding reception and Burke said he left her on the street because he was in a hurry to get to work Capt William Gannon said Burke refused to talk today on advice of counsel Burke was picked up at the home of a son in Boston's section and three hours later Gannon announced that he had been booked on the murder charge He will be arraigned in Chelsea court tomorrow Balks on Troops Pullout Faubus Pledge Unacceptable Upholds Appeals Court's Decision on Plea of 13 Dissidents ELECTION TOMORROW Hoffa Sees His Victory on the First Ballot at Teamster Meeting WASHINGTON Oct Justice Warren refused day to halt the election of a new iate of officers by the Teamsters union He denied a petition for an in- unction brought by 13 iie members who charged the election had been rigged to give he post of dent to James R Hoffa Agrees With Appeals Court Warren agreed with the U S Circuit Court of Appeals that a injunction would go beyond the necessities of the and is not required in order to prevent irreparable in- ury To enjoin the election of of of an international union of 891 locals and bers during the course of its con- vention proceedings on ions conspiracy supported by he affidavits here without having been taken would be drastic the Chief Justice commented Balloting is scheduled to be- at the Teamsters convention n Miami Beach Thursday With he loss of their suit in the court the 13 dissident from the New York irea appear to have come to the end of the road in their at- empts to halt the election by gal process They can still challenge the of the election however n injunction proceedings they tarted in the U S District court tere last week Warren's decision was greeted vith cheers at Miami Beach a whipped up his arm in a salute o the delegates during the mendous ovation Hoffa Out Front Hoffa is the for president despite the act that he is under indictment n New York on charges of apping and perjury and has been he target of a sensational probe Continued on Page Eight NEW VOTER SESSIONS CONTINUE TODAY The Board of Selectmen added 03 persons to the city's voting sts in yesterday's session in City Hall That brings this year's total of ew voters to date to 829 ng who were given the ath earlier in the week and at special session July 24 Persons may become voters at le remaining sessions oday tomorrow and Friday The ours are 9 to 8 p.m The lace is the Common Council hambers third floor of City Hall at State and Broad treets In addition a final session is Saturday Oct 12 be- ween the same hours That will e the last chance to become a oter before the Nov 5 city ion except for those persons whose voting qualifications il re between that date and dec- ion day For those a special will be conducted Nov 4 Matures for Everybody In Telegram Every Day Page Angelo Classified Ads 22 Crossword Dr Bundesen 24 Editorials 20 26 News 40 on 36 Radio and TV 32 Sports Sylvia Theater News 28 Women's Cop Killer Captured in Indiana AP Victor Wayne 26 Granger Tex Is questioned by police of North Vernon Ind after he surrendered ending a nightmare of gun battles that left his companion Ralph Taylor of ova W Va and two state policemen dead Questioning Whitley are from left Det Sgt Robert Grey State Police Indianapolis Det Sgt William Kirkham Indianapolis Whitley and Lt Fred Lee commander Indianapolis state police post Story on Page JAPAN ELECTED TO UN COUNCIL Czechoslovakia Moscow's Candidate Loses 55 to 25 UNITED NATIONS N Y Oct Japan was elected to the UN Security Council today to the delight of the United States and against the angry protest of the Soviet Union The vote in the General sembly was 55 for Japan and 25 or red Czechoslovakia Moscow's candidate Canada and Panama were elected to the other two- year terms at stake The Soviet delegation ing from a setback it had fought energetically to avoid charged he vote was an open nation against the countries of eastern Europe The statement said Japan was elected in open violation of the charter of the United Nations and of the 1946 London agreement Eastern Europe's claim to a Council seat rests on the ed agreement ed 11 years ago by the five Continued on Page Eight ENDS INJURY ACTION MILFORD Oct 1 A ment of was accepted today by Cecil McClintock 46 of 141 Harkness drive Milford or injuries received when his car was struck by a Connecticut company bus in West Haven July 27 1956 his counsel Philip Reich said tonight The case was tried before Court Judge Frank Healy ind a jury in the New Haven Superior court Mr sued the Connecticut company For for injuries of the eft arm left leg and neck re- when his car was swiped by the bus at the corner of Morgan lane and Jones Hill road Mr McClintock a laborer loyed by the company builders was on his way to work in West Haven when the accident happened His car was halted on Jones road to make a left turn onto Morgan lane when the Con- company bus coming in he opposite direction skidded about 500 feet on wet pavement and sideswiped his car He was aken to Haven pital where he was a patient until March Counsel for Mr McClintock was Philip Reich Counsel for he Connecticut company was Edwin H HaJJ Budget Bureau opes for 58 Tax Spending Increase Seen to Billion Despite Economy Drive WASHINGTON Oct 1 AP he administration announced ay that federal spending will ise to 72 billion dollars this year ip 200 million dollars from dent Eisenhower's January et estimate despite the economy drive Government income will be 73 -2 billion dollars or 100 million ess than anticipated it was said As a result the foreseeable lus has shrunk to 1 billion lollars a drop of 300 million Tax Hopes Dampened The changes dampening hopes or any substantial tax relief next tear were released in the mid- ear review of the fiscal 1958 covering the year that July I As for fiscal 1959 Budget Di- ector F Brundage told a spending reduction f two billion a total if 70 the ion's target I don't actually expect we'll make Brundage conceded but every member of the ad- ministration is doing his level best The fiscal 1959 budget is now prepared It will be pre- sented to Congress in January Unless the 1959 surplus is er than this year's Brundage old a news conference he believes Congress should Continued on Page Eight PRAISES MEMBERS 21 City Employes Feted Upon Retirement at An- Dinner Mayor McLevy last night com- members of the Bridgeport Municipal Employes association for the manner in which for many yeard you have carried on the responsibilities of the city departments you are a part of The Mayor spoke briefly at the organization's eighth annual ner attended by about 300 at restaurant The dinner honored 21 city em- ployes who have retired during he past year Cites Changes The Mayor telling the group he was happy to have the op- to greet went on cite the changes which have come about in recent years city employes He particularly the civil vice system and the pension gram Concluding the Mayor said May those of you who are re- iring enjoy your retirement in good health And to the rest I wish good luck and success Association president Alfred Continued on Page Eight Declared Jury Split for Conviction LOS ANGELES Oct 1 AP The criminal ibel conspiracy trial of ial Magazine ended today with he jury split for conviction The jury was discharged 15 days after receiving the case when it reported it could not agree on a verdict One juror told newsmen the had engaged in big during their long iration of the case Superior Judge Herbert V Walker declared a mistrial after being told by jury foreman Fred McCulley he was convinced verdict could not be reached with further deliberation Deputy Attorney iam L who prosecuted the case said after the jury was re- Naturally the case will be re- But I am very with the of this trill Defense Attorney Arthur J Crowley I feel very good about it ter the prosecution tried thing in the book they couldn't get a conviction Judge Walker set Oct 10 for a hearing to fix the retrial date Fred Meade who was a de- fendant along with his wife Mar joric We are glad it's over but we had expected acquittal Juror LaGuerre Drouet the most outspoken member of the jury through the long trial dis- closed to newsmen that on the majority of ballots the margin for conviction was Drouet said that he was a member of the minority voting for acquittal From comments on the deliberations it was obvious M N LITTLE nOCK Decision Comes as Agreement Seemed Assured IKE GIVES STAND No Ironclad Assurances U S Orders Will Be Obeyed He Says WASHINGTON Oct 1 AP resident Eisenhower refused ight to order federal troops out f Little Rock Ark He took the position that Gov Faubus had not given lad assurances that the or would use his full powers to revent obstruction of school in- orders of a federal Swift Development Thus efforts to settle the In- crisis in the Arkansas collapsed at least for the ime being just as they seemed on the point of fulfillment Faubus had issued a statement at Little Rock declaring I now declare that upon ol federal I will again assume full responsibility in cooperation with local for the maintenance of law and order and that the orders of the federal courts will not be ob- by me After a lengthy conference with House staff members came back tonight witi this The statement issued this by the governor of Ar- does not constitute in my pinion the assurance that he in- ends to use his full powers as to prevent the on of the orders of the U S Dis- rict court Under the circum- tances the President of the d States has no recourse at the resent time except to maintain surveillance of the n Commends Dixie Governors I want to commend the representing the southern conference for their attitude at the meeting oday I hope that they will con- nue their efforts as will the government to bring about basis for the withdrawal of ral forces in Little Rock and for le orderly carrying out of the rders of the district court Eisenhower was referring to the of North Carolina essee Florida and Maryland ho met with him at length today nd left with the expressed con- that they had worked out the President a plan for the troop issue in Little ock Faubus at Little Rock said he ould uphold law and order and hat it has never been my in- to obstruct the orders of he federal courts Early Optimism Voiced The governors who met four ours among themselves today Iked with Faubus by telephone nd then conferred with ower had been optimistic about achievements They were Luther of North Carolina ore McKeldin of Maryland oy Collins of Florida and Frank lement of Tennessee They and Eisenhower had aid in a joint statement that the informed the ent that Faubus had authorized iem to say he was prepared to full responsibility for law and order in ittle Rock and would not ob- truct federal court orders On that basis the statement The President stated that upon declaration on the part of the of Arkansas that he will ot obstruct the orders of the courts and will In con- Continued on Page Eight CNin Miller The best way to rid of a low of worriet to
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