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Delaware County Daily Times (Newspaper) - August 11, 1961, Chester, Pennsylvania FAIR Fair tonight tow near 70 Mostly sunny tot and humid Saturday and Sunday High Saturday 90 Possible thundershowers Saturday evening Details on Page FINAL CHESTER PA FRIDAY AUGUST 11 1961 Police Crush Terror Teens Asked Protection CHESTER A teen-age gang accused of terrorizing the West End with arson violence and de- mands for protection money was taken to court Friday Police said hey arrested four of the ers Row gang which made headlines last February after a rash of teen-age violence The arrests early today by city and county detectives climaxed a number of acts of violence which i Setting fire to a bouse A shotgun blast at a car Beatings and threats of death for of protection money Ordered held without bail by Magistrate Anthony H Smith foi continued investigation on arson charges Wilbur and William Lewis both 18 of the 400 block W 2nd St Thomas Gilbert Jr 18 of the 2300 block W 3rd St and Ar- nold Church 17 of the 100 block Kerlin St Detective Capt Paul J McKin ney said the investigation of the gang will continue until there'll be no Murderers Row gang Detective John Welc testified in Police Court that the gang has been terrorizing the West End and Chester Township with de- mands for protection The gang was broken Thursday when Robert Banks Jr 106 Hay St and Curtis Mines 17 of 122 Mill St told police they had been threatened with bodily harm Banks said the front door of his house was set afire about Thursday by a gang of youths who threw a lighted soaked rag on the porch Hocks thrown the front window Banks told of being threatened a few days earlier and detailed a series of acts of violence that followed Last Sunday at W 2nd and Franklin Sts he said the Lewis brothers approached him and said that they would burn his house down with a gas bomb They said they were going to See PROTECTION Page 4 Latins Seek Aid Share PUNTA DEL ESTE Uruguay AP Latin America's smaller nations today were challenging their bigger neighbors to make sure they get their share of ident Kennedy's ance for Progress aid program In the maneuvering at the Inter- American Economic Conference here the United States is standing on the sidelines as a benevolent neutral The smaller nations after ning one victory Thursday to have enough votes to insure creation of the sial commission of seven wise men to coordinate national de- velopment plans Uruguay smallest country in South America is leading the agreement are weekly campaign based on evident fears wage increases of to for that otherwise the big nations will men at maximum wage reap most of the benefits from willed i in the U.S drive to bolster Latin geographical pay differentials America against the twin threats and upgrading of 20 titles which of communism and Castroism will add to to The United States proposed scales ation of the commission when the conference began but pulled back when Argentina Brazil Mexico Chile and Peru demanded that il be demoted to an advisory group The larger nations which already have their own development pro board Seven Cents FAVORITE what the big eyes in rolls at the Chester Day Nursery picnic The indicate as June McComb 5 years old and Forrest event at Westinghouse Park in Lester was McGarry 7 begin devouring frankfurters swathed ed by scores of romping youngsters Telephone Troubles Settled MOSCOW AP Premier that harbor NATO bases such as The threatened strike of tele- Khrushchev reiterating he is Greece and Norway phone workers appeared dead day tinier i corned President Kennedy's ex- from his notes and launched into joined Kennedy pression of hope for a peaceful a display consultations A strike vole scheduled for next solution in Germany We believe dain and ridicule directed at the on moves which reek was cancelled in the wake common sense will he said United States States and its allies may if Hut in u i- the increasingly grave Berlin week of tentative agreements reached by Bell Telephone Co and the Federation of Telephone ers of Pennsylvania Approximately workers the state including be- ween 800 and 900 in Delaware County would have been affected Of the total are plant workers and are ng employes Both groups have working on extensions of ex- contracts The tentative agreement on the accounting contract was reached ate Thursday and the plant workers contract before dawn today As a result of the agreements Federation President William A Leary called off a strike vote which was to have begun day The agreements still must be approved by the membership Leary said ratification voting will begin Monday Key clause in the accounting de- settlement provides that job classifications which have been under dispute will remain as they are but will be ed at the next of the contract Principal terms of the plant de- But in almost the same breath he insisted that the United States respect the Soviet Union as a his values great power not afraid of any vi at i aju UC j threats And in a speech marked gar or king as he he by shouting and arm waving he said for women reductions Boat Missing o MANILA The me Lilt uu grams want to deal directly with News Service said today an inter- not to send rockets thc United Stales and the various island motor boat carrying 57 ing on the orange orchards of lending agencies of going sons has been reported missing Italy through an over-all hemispheric since Monday and is believed to He said the same thing would happen to other small countries have sunk in heavy seas Nikita Welcomes Jacks Expression ready to negotiate today declared hundreds of millions will die if a new war is set off He said Western leaders who claim that only seven million will die are talking nonsense He made the declaration at a friendly rally in the Kremlin for Romanian Communist party boss Gheorghe who has been visiting the Soviet Un- ion since July 31 Khrushchev said talk about low casualty figures is imperialist propaganda to prevent the Soviet Union from taking action on the German question He reiterated his intention of signing a peace treaty with East Germany We shall of chev said sign a peace treaty with Germany He shouted that lies and shouts on the part of the West will not stop the Soviet Union For example he said the roars of the British lion no longer frighten anyone The imperialists he said have short Russian sion for somebody who has very little power Khrushchev said the laws of war are terribly cruel and then mentioned the recent visit to the Soviet Union by Premier tore Fanfani of Italy He said he asked Fanfani where the North Atlantic Treaty Organization et bases were located in Italy and according to Khrushchev got the reply that they were located in orange orchards Khrushchev said the Soviet ple like Italian oranges but that if war came and Italy is pushed against the Soviet Union he would HOUSE MAY GO NEXT This Dog Eats Everything LONG BEACH Calif AP Not long after Malcolm Epley got a new dog he found that half of one of his slippers had been bled away Soon a corner of a throw nig disappeared So did part of a cotton rope to his swimming pool floats and the rubber straps on a life preserver And the shoestrings to his golf shoes And even the dog's own leather leash columnist for the Long Beach Independent gram says he has a canine a dog that will eat thing no apparent digestive ills The dog is a white The breed comes from Siberia where they herd reindeer and pull sleds Epley named him Sycan after an Oregon river but it's an obvious misnomer The handle should be omnivorous We tried everything out of his Epley wrote in a column but how can you hide everything on the He got into a box pulled out an an- tique silver teapot and chewed off the spout swallowing same He nosed into a rubbish ket fished out a couple of peach pits wrapped in a napkin and wolfed this delicacy down even as an observer rushed to stop him He was caught with a white ballpoint pen protruding from his throat This one was out but several other pens and cils have disappeared ens nave disappeared Now please don't ask why we don't feed him Heck man we're the top customers at our market we have to hide the cans after the canine has con- cans after the canine has con Burned the food We've tried diverting his at tention with rubber bones big joints coaxed from the butcher and other items Sycan keeps right on nibbling Now Epley has a new He has just noticed some teeth marks in a board at the corner of his house The Soviet premier departed President Kennedy he said Is having a difficult time reassessing There a person may be a be Khrushchev said the United States is accustomed to have people speak to them with cast on their shoes or trousers Hijackers Face Death WASHINGTON Airliner hijacking would be punishable by death under a passed by the Senate Thursday by a 92 to 0 vote the government also aimed er blows at the air pirates The justice department announced it had sel up a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction Of anyone for lating any federal statue in any actual attempted or planned jacking of aircraft And President Kennedy dis- closed at his news conference that he had ordered armed der patrolmen to ride on some commercial planes The patrol itself wasn't giving any details about its new ment One of its men Leonard Gilman happened to be a passenger on the plane hijacked at El Paso last week Gilman ended the incident with a wallop to the jaw of one of the hijackers I'm a trained Gilman explained later in brushing aside any idea of his being a hero The Border Patrol has about men with the principal duly of guarding the borders of the United States against illegal en- try of persons increasingly grave Berlin crisis Secretary of State Dean Husk burning to Washington Thursday night upon the conclusion of- lied strategy talks in Western Eu- rope brought Thompson with him President Kennedy called Rusk to the White House at noon for a report on his meetings with the foreign ministers of Britain France and West Germany and the government chiefs of West Germany and Ad- and Amintore Fanfani days after which he will return u ine m would each to Europe home and property in the county Senator Snooper Many people go in for weight lifting with the wrong ment a knife and fork Amusements Bridge Classified Ads Comics Community Clock Edan Wright 14 W 21 5 21 16 Horoscope Junior Editors Obituaries Also SCR Death Notices 20 20 4 16 Television 21 TIMES Want Ads TR Other Calls TR Dean Rusk Reports On Talks WASHINGTON AP Ambas that Thompson came to ton for consultation for a few to Europe On his arrival here Rusk said we have had very successful consultations with tives of Western countries He I am very much en- by the unity and darity of our Upon his departure from Paris Rusk had said of his talks with allied I think there is agreement there will be tions Instruction Comes Late CENTRALIA HI ald Jones 16 inquired at the police station about At the same time a French an instruction booklet outlining spokesman said the De Gaulle state traffic laws government had turned down a U.S proposal to take the initia Ul 1 t 1 jig 44 Uve in proposing negotiator to cle to the station without an the Soviet Union Your Taxes May 9 UD If New Law Is By State Equalizer County Average Under the Limit By DON MURDAUGH Daily Times Staff Writer If a under consideration in Harrisburg becomes law ly all county property owners could get bigger estate tax bills And it could cost the county millions of dollars to make the changes A passed Wednesday in the House would set minimums for properly assessments in the state It would establish 30 per cent of the market value of a property as the minimum assessment for local property tax bases The was sent to the Senate for further action Joseph A Conte chairman of county board for the ment and revision of taxes said local board studies indicate the county average of the assessed valuation to the market 25 per cent Conle said the local board mates the range in the 49 county communities is between 22.5 and 25.5 per cent Thus all 49 communities are under the proposed 30 per cent minimum If the becomes law all would have to up their ments This could mean increased the various community councils or commissioners or school boards did not reduce the millage rates to offset the in- creased assessments Conte said fax Board and the county board are at odds on the ages He said the state board State Department officials said T state ensti lat Thompson came to Washing ls per cent The would mean that each See TAXES Page He got the booklet and a ticket for driving his license REFUGEES HIT TOO Reds Begin Work On German Treaty Washes County Weather bureau forecasters revised today's predictions er a brief but heavy shower pelted Chester this ing Revised forecasts call for tered thundershowers late today and again Saturday Otherwise it will be humid and hot with Saturday's high predicted at 90 To Earth Titov Says MOSCOW Soviet naut Gherman Titov said today he was ejected from his space ship at the end of his epic bital flight and parachuted to earth The second Soviet spaceman told a jammed news conference his spaceship Vostok II came down separately by parachute but if the need had arisen I could have landed it myself Titov said there were two ing systems to remain in the space ship and down with it or to descend separately He said he had mission to use either system I felt well and decided to test the second landing he said The space flier said he no ill the acceleration forces noise and bration of the takeoff from the prolonged weightlessness or from the transition from weightlessness near the end the globe Titov said after landin of his 17 trips neither BERLIN Germany announced today that negotiations already are under way in nist capitals for the German peace treaty demanded by Soviet Pre- mier Khrushchev Sterner meas- ures were also promised to halt the tide of refugees through West Brlin The announcements were made to a special session of East Parliament in East Berlin by Foreign Minister Lothar Bolz and Deputy Premier Willy Stoph Parliament approved a tion endorsing all measures ready taken to stop the flight of refugees The vote was mous as always The resolution also welcomed the recent statement of the Com- munist Warsaw Pact countries calling for a peace treaty without delay But it added nothing about negotiating it Bolz said the foreign ministers of the Soviet bloc will meet late in the when or where he did not say Khrushchev has demanded that peace treaties be signed with East and West Germany Since the West is firmly against signing a treaty with anything but a ed Germany it the conference would draw up a treaty the West would reject it and then Khrushchev would go ahead and sign it before the end of the year as promised As part of the campaign against the West on Berlin Khrushchev named Marshal Ivan S Konev former commander of the Warsaw Pact to command Soviet forces drawn up against the West in Germany ThG Communist press made no fuss about the appointment Neues Deutschland the official party gan carried the re- port in bold type on page one under a small headline That way of playing the news was in accordance with the Com- munist line that the West is ing threats but that there will be no war The appointment of shal was said to have retired more than a year ago for i EII L u j IOI he nor medical experts could de- of be de tect any changes in his physical organism The self-assured young reported one variation from signed more for its effect on the West than on sentiment in the major Communist area Hum Bolz told Parliament Berlin mal He said he wasn't hungry would remain a free un- for his first two meals although der Communist definition this he ate them on schedule would mean withdrawal of Frankly speaking I had no ern garrisons posted against such See Page 4 SAFETY PAYS OFF five-year span of no traffic fatalities has re- recognition for Media by the American Automobile Association Scanning the recently bestowed Media Wins Citation MEDIA This borough is the recipient of an Award for Ex- cellence The citation was made following the community's pedestrian safety program appraisal by the can Automobile Association Media was cited as one with a population under that had no pedestrian fatalities durin the last 5 years Media's tion is approximately The walnut and during a con at the Marriott Motor Hotel Cily Line was accepted by Gus D Houtman president of council Frank T Wiltshire gess and Gunnar H Jorgensen chief of police Wiltshire cited several reasons for the safety record of the town He pointed to a wider range view for motorists and pedestrians at intersections particularly along State Street in the business dis- This was done by ating a parking space at each of the four corners to permit better vision and the manner in which the traffic is regulated on more Avenue a slate highway bi- town Also the participation is the school safely program with Award of Excellence standing the safety patrols and the left to right Chief of Police Gunnar and cooperation of the H Jorgensen and Gus D Houtman department president of borough council and c a n WI on the seated T s hall along with 1 Wiltshire other similar awards
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