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Independent Record (Newspaper) - November 29, 1961, Helena, Montana Girl Killed in Downtown Crash Sue Murray Dies as Car Hits Building Sue Ann Murray 19 of 318 State was apparently killed Instantly about 4 when she was thrown from her car into the front of a vacant building at 52 South Last Chance Gulch The building formerly was occupied by The Independent Record Lewis and Clark County Dave mas said no autopsy or inquest is planned Helena police officers called to investigate said the speedometer was stuck at 65 miles per hour However they said this was not necessarily Supreme Court Refuses Co-Op Action By Lyle Downing Montana's Supreme Court today refused to allow the State Board of Equalization to bypass lower courts and institute an original action before the high tribunal to settle a tax dispute with operative corporations ating in Montana The high court took the action at a special hearing called this morning after the equalization board file a petition for a declaratory judgment against three tives Defendants Named Named as defendants were the Farmers Union Grain Terminal a Minnesota corporation Farmers Co-Operative Supply Co of Lake County and the Associated Food Stores Inc a Utah corporation In its complaint the Board of Equalization charged that the Farmers Union Grain Terminal on Oct 18 1961 filed its cor- tax return for the fiscal year and deducted its patronage dividends The board contends that the firm owes the state corporation taxes in the amount of for the fiscal year ending May 31 After the dividend deductions of on its Montana ings the co-operative offered the state only as corporation cense tax for the year 89 in Defiance The equalization board also in- formed the court that on Nov 1 97 co-operatives doing business in the state had filed corporation license tax returns for fiscal years ending in 1961 Eighty-nine of these according to the complaint defied regulations of the Board of Equalization by at- Continued on Page 10 an indication of exact speed because the impact could have forced the needle to that position Alone in Car The officers said the car to have been traveling south on Last Chance Gulch when for some reason it apparently went out of control Miss Murray was believed to have been alone in the car Tracks show that it went up over the sidewalk and after traveling some distance it struck a steel pillar in the middle of the doorway to the old newspaper Middlemas sair The car then appears to have whirled around at least once am the driver was thrown out Her head appears to have struck the south wall and death must have been instantaneous or immedi ately after the he said The vehicle stopped with its front end pointing across Last Chance Gulch The car was nearly demolished Pedestrian Witness Gene Furrow of 701 North Davis a pedestrian walking along Last Chance Gulch between Jje Haw Vol 8 Helena Montana Wednesday November 29 1961 12 Price Five Cents U.S Orbits Chimp Around World JFK May Visit Russia If He's Invited By John M Hightower Washington dent Kennedy held open day the possibility that he might someday visit the viet Union if he were invited The question of the possible visit came up at Kennedy's news conference after the President said he was delighted at the in the Soviet Union of an interview with him But he noted he has not been invited to visit the Soviet Union Sue Ann Murray Broadway and Edwards was a witness to the crash although he said he did not actually see it Furrow told officers that the car passed him at a terrific rate of speed and heard the crash although his view was obstructed by the slight curve of the street Continued on Page 10 California Ma IT Hunter Dies From Heart Attack Near Hamilton son 48 of Torrance Calif died Tuesday apparently from a heart attack while hunting in the rugged Bitter Primitive Area southwest of Hamilton Jacobson's companions a Virgil Jensen and his three sons of Preston Idaho and NYU President Named New York Dr James McNaughton Hester has been named president of New York University At 37 he is the est man to head the institution another unidentified man look the body to a forest service guard station 15 miles north of the Magruder Ranger Station in the Bitter Root National Forest Ravalli County Jack Cain said the man was dead upon arrival at the guard station The party had gone hunting Thanksgiving Day with horses Jacobson's companions said he had complained of pains in his chest It was hunting ity of the 1961 season in tana Eight of the deaths have been by heart attacks or from causes other than gunshot wounds Problems First Kennedy also said that at the moment there are important lems that must be solved before such a visit would be a matter of practical lems of Berlin and Southeast Asia On the Berlin dispute Kennedy said that an international control system for the highway between West Berlin and West Germany might be set up under either power control or through United Nations operations In his interview Saturday with Izvestia editor Alexei Adzhubei Kennedy proposed an al regime for the autobahn By this he obviously meant control of Berlin's access routes by some authority other than the Com- munist East German government The Soviet position is that the East Germans would take over control of the routes though not West Berlin itself Wants Free Movement Asked today what he had in mind Kennedy said he was to work out some system that would assure the free ment of goods and people be- tween and West many and would avoid ment One suggestion which has been considered for achieving that result he said is the inter- national administration Kennedy declined to discuss in Continued on Page 10 ACCIDENT car and building into which it crashed about 4 are shown after the car came to rest The body of the driver Sue Ann Murray 19 who was killed is at the right of the picture The accident occurred on South Last Chance Gulch Police officers be- lieve the car first struck a post not shown then spun around into the structure before hailing Helena Police Department photo BODY OF body of Sue Ann ray 19 of 318 East State is shown shortly after the automobile which she was driving crashed into a building on South Last Chance Gulch Miss Murray a 1959 graduate of Helena Senior High School was formerly employed at the Un- employment Compensation Commission ena Police Department photo To Study Cost State Gets Plan to Paint Secondary Road Stripes By Robert E Miller The Montana Highway ion has under consideration a to paint center line stripes on all paved secondary roads in the state The state now maintains selected secondary roads 000 But he said new striping machines which the commission ordered this morning might re- duce that cost Heretofore the stale has striped secondary roads with the counties reimbursing the way department for he cost A motion that the state assume I gave striping responsibilities was made j at this morning's meeting by Otis Waters of Richey Final action was postponed i until a later meeting so that a tudy might be made of the if the undertaking Estimated Cost a Mile j Fred Quinnell Jr state vay engineer said an offhand based on a the cost might be Even a year might be cheap saving of lives on Bulletin Chief Engineer Fred Quin- nell Jr recommended to the Highway Commission at the close of its morning session that a crease cost-of-living be given to pay in- state paint center lines on roads when they are built and then turn the job over to he counties to keep up But they won't do Waters protested The commission earlier had considered buying three striping machines at each because of the added tasks of painting shoulder stripes on interstate highways Buy Smaller Machines This morning Quinnell mended that three smaller chines be bought costing about each He said these could be operated more cheaply as only two men would be needed and the machines could be easily State Is Cool of the Highway ment The commission was scheduled to act on the matter this afternoon all em- Jed on for transportation Temperature Drops to 10 Here as Cold Wave Hits to job sites While the paint anki have less capacity he said auxiliary tanks on could keep an supply of on hand The js nave onc these ma the Chairman Roy chines in each of the five of Billings observed j Continued on Page 10 Stan from Kalispell suggested lhat A white foggy cloud crept over lit Helena this morning to be chilled by temperatures in the Capital City Those who had not heretofore dragged out their did so today and although there was little snow on sidewalks residents wore their snow boots to keep I heir feet warm Not only Helena but all of tana was hit with the blast ot cold air Tuesday and the cury plummeted to the zero level in parts of the Treasure State by this morning Cut Bank One Below Cut Bank was the coldest tana weather station reporting with below zero It was an even zero at Havre Great Falls had one above and Glasgow three above The movement of cold air was accompanied by only light snow however Great Falls reported 01 of an inch of precipitation and other measurements were of only a trace This particular cold air mass is weakening the Weather 15 inch with or none said but tempera in the northeast turcs are forecast for the Montana west of the tana cast of the Continental Di- vide calls for temperatures through Monday to average below normal in the north and east and near normal in the southwest Warmer about Friday and Satur day Highs mostly 25 to 40 Lows 5 below zero to 20 above quent light snow in west and parts averaging less five days in the north and cast portions of Montana Precipitation through Monday is not expected to exceed 2 of an inch Five-Day Forecast al Divide temperatures through Monday will average below mal north and near normal south Slightly warmer Friday and Highs mostly 25 to 40 lows 5 to 25 with frequent rain or The five-day forecast for averaging lest than 2 inch Silver Certificates Will Disappear From U.S Currency State National Weather Helena and al snow and colder through Low tonight 5 High iday 10 Washington The official Helena ver certificate a familiar item of currency since 1887 will lure at 2 p.m was 17 Kennedy's 47 Dillon Drummond 24 pear from circulation if Congress approves President new silver policy All and bills are silver certificates as are some and bills All of these would be discarded during the next 25 or 30 years to be replaced by eral Reserve notes which are backed by gold While Congress would have to approve part of the Kennedy plan the President ordered day an immediate end to ury sales ot silver al low prices 14 24 Chicago II 51 20 -6 36 29 40 20 Denver 27 Cut Rank 42 -1 Las Vegas 63 40 44 27 Los Angeles 74 49 7 38 26 38 3 New Orleans 63 45 Great Falls 4.1 1 N York city 36 32 Havre 38 o Phoenix 74 42 IK IS Ore 47 39 33 29 SI Louis 40 21 49 6 Salt Lake 51 30 20 aan Fran Al 52 Miles City W 36 44 18 Seattle 50 28 30 Spokane 40 42 33 Slate Cut Bank Trace Great Kails 01 Trace Miles City Trace National Ban 11 John H Reported First to Orbit Norfolk Va Marine Lt Col John H Glenn Jr has been selected for America's first manned orbital flight the folk said it was told by informed Air Force sources today The newspaper quoted the sources as saying the attempt to place a man in orbit has been scheduled tentatively for Dec 29 Trip Cut Short Lands in Ocean Cape Canaveral chimp Enos his in- tended trip cut to two because of trouble with capsule systems parachuted safely into the Atlantic 500 miles southeast of Bermuda today Two destroyers the Stormes and the Compton steamed toward the landing area as several aircraft took up the search for the cap- sule which was brought down er scientists decided to terminate the flight Rides More Than 3 Hours The capsule landed at p.m EST three hours and 21 minutes after it rode an Atlas rocket into the sky from Cape Canaveral at The space capsule carrying the chimp Enos was picked up from the Atlantic by the de- stroyer Stormes The pickup was made at p.m EST The chimp which had orbited the earth two times was alive The National Aeronautics and Space Administration reported radio signals from the capsule in the chimp was in good condition when he landed Capsule Sighted A search aircraft sighted the capsule as it parachuted ward the water and seven utes after the capsule hit the plane reported that it was ing upright Because of suspected trouble with the spacecraft scientists de- to terminate the orbital flight of Enos the ape at the com- of the second orbit Reverse rockets were fired and the capsule headed for a landing 500 miles south of Bermuda in the Atlantic An announcement from the tional Aeronautics and Space Ad- ministration at p.m said that as the spacecraft traveled across the Pacific Ocean near the end of its second orbit stations detected increased inverter temperature and an attitude control action er than nominal The announcement said a signal was sent to reset the satellite clock in the cockpit so that it would fire the reverse rockets which would slow the orbital speed from miles an hour so that the capsule would ease gradually across the southern United States to the landing Seven Miners Killed Seoul South en coal miners were killed and one is missing in a cave-in at a mine near some 70 miles east of here newspapers reported Tuesday Workers one miner South Africa's White Laws Condemned United Nations The UN General Assembly voted new condemnation of South Africa's white supremacy laws but ruled out punitive boycotts or possible expulsion from the United Nations at this time efforts to call for harsh trade and diplomatic ties that would isolate South rica as well as a move to ask the Security Council to expel South Africa failed to get the two-thirds majority needed for approval The United States Britain France and other nations accused of colonialism by the Communist and nations voted with the majority in a ballot that denounced the apartheid icy and appealed anew to South Africa to change it The Security Council shelved Cuba's complaint against the of U.S warships off the Dominican Republic as a show of support for President Joaquin Balaguer No member of the nation council including the Soviet Union was willing to back up with a formal resolution The United States and the viet Union launched a new round of private talks in an attempt to break the deadlock on tion of disarmament negotiations Wage Board Sets Pay Rate for Falls Army Area Washington The Air Force Wage Board has re- vised the rate schedule for ular wage board employes and employes at Army installations in the Great Falls Mont area Montana Sens Mike Mansfield and Lee Metcalf said that 66 will be affected The major installation involved is Fort Peck The schedule provides an age increase of approximately 4 cents per hour effective Dec 5 PROPOSED CEMENT PLANT ROAD The dotted line to the right of the map above shows the proposed route of a secondary road which would link Hast Helena the proposed lion Permanente Cement Co plant near tana City and Interstate 15 Approximately one mile of the route is located in Lewis and Clark County and would involve construction over relatively flat terrain The remainder of the road between three and four miles lies In ferson County and would require heavier con- struction over hills cuts and through part of Prickly canyon Shown at the intersection of U S 91 and the East Helena cutoff is posed interchange at the site desired by the ena Chamber of Commerce If the interchange is located there Lewis and Clark County will build a feeder road into Helena it Broadway shown by a dotted line If the interchange should be located at the intersection of U.S 91 and the cement company's road it would be to build the feeder road lo Helena because much of construction would be In Jefferson County
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