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Lancaster Eagle Gazette (Newspaper) - June 16, 1962, Lancaster, Ohio Weather Sunny thU Afternoon fair low Sunday fair and with a high of 88 NEWSPAPER SINCE 1809 Ill I SMI till Lookout Or of tho Junior Olympics for and fork In Approximately ISO oroa in tho 7 county schools county U tuck 44 OHIO SATURDAY 14 12 KR COPY Prisoner Saws His Way Out Of County Jail 2 GI Officers Killed In Viet Nam By Reds South Viet Nam Army officers were reported killed today m a Com- munist Viet Cong ol a government convoy 30 miles north ot Saigon Military sources said the teis 1 captain and a lieutenant were numbers of the U.S Military in number of U.S servicemen killed in combat here since the United States increased its aid to dent Dinh Diem's forces last December A relief column of South troops was dispatched to the scene of today's ambush as soon as word of the attack was received but the column was road South Viet Xam Their names slowed by a Viet Cong pending the informants said tion of next of kin When reinforcements reached U S Ai mv sergeant was ambush area they found three vehicles on fire and the bodies of the American officers killed by Red guerrillas in an tion in Central Viet Nam's thick forests earlier this week latest deaths bring to six the South Vietnamese troops launched South Korea's Pro-Western Premier Quits a search of the area It was not known immediately whether there were any other American servicemen with the convoy or whether there were ad- casualties Meanwhile 30 helicopters were supporting 800 government troops in an tion launched Friday in Pro-Western nist infested territory about 35 Premier Song quit his miles north of the capital government announced Military sources said today the the i e s i g n a t ion had been operation was continuing but accepted no details A statement by the ruling junta First reports Friday said there announced acceptance of the had been no government or resignation of Finance minister American casualties except for Chun an Army helicopter The rot of the cabinet mini- down engine trouble The crew steis had they were stepping it down too but the juntas an- The operation reportedly netted mentioned Song m its early Mages three Red and Chun guerrillas two jeeps and a truck The junta statement said the and an important Communist and finance minister had supply depot reined for personal A military communique today There have been that reported Communist ground fire Song and Chun had been in sharp downed a government plane disagreement over economic a bombing Wednesday HV one ot the toughest issues the in Quang province about government faced 360 miles northeast of Saigon The The junta issued its pilot was killed ment after an goncy meeting I under strongman Gen Chung Hee I I K General Park boss of the tmv government said he was Song had re- signed He said Song had made a great contribution to the nation I 0 f A com- FLEW THE Jack Blazer looks at the small inches bv 12 inches Edward Henry Wheeler 37 Columbus crawled through in escaping from the Fairfield County jail last night shortly after 9 o'clock In his hand the sheriff holds the section of iron grating Wheeler sawed through with a hack saw blade Wheeler was being held for before the county grand jury in ber on a charge of breaking and entering an inhabited dwelling in the night season which if convicted of the offense could get Wheeler a maximum life sentence Wheeler is also wanted in 3 states including Ohio communities and for escaping the Columbus Workhouse Staff Photos by Ned Webb Gas Blast Fire Scares SAO Rejects Final New Albany Moslem Bid Delinquent Care To Legislature dining the past year a time when of juvenile court judges South Korea was faced with one and correction of- informed said an airliner 0 COLUMBUS Ohio A gas c i main explosion followed by a ALGIERS UP New fires a Moslem amnesty for the secret fire northeast of Columbus broke out in Algiers in the when Algeria becomes today touched off a ion s pendent sized scare But no injuries di- scorched earth campaign today Europeans want to be resulted according to the as Europeans were reported ed in the Moslem security force resulted 10 me making a compromise but de bid to Moslem nationalists Imand was turned down flatly by At first just after the and d Moslems it was reported fire the patrol H u most difficult decided to take crashed Port Columbus is of destruction Paik added that he hoped Song case for delinquent tne northeast edge of the city as a surprise The secret army said in ordering a new campaign that cret contacts with the Moslems would continue to advise on the care to the legislating I The gas main blowup which failed path of the revolutionary Five judges from the Ohio in an uninhabited Few believed Judge Association and field area near the village of New I in ei the Moslems Taking part in the talks were Belkacem Krim deputy premier of the nationalist regime Fares president of the Algerian provisional executive and representatives of Algeria's Man Body Through Small Hole In Bars Then Fan By RON JOHNSON Staff Writer Edward Henry Wheeler the Columbus cian extradited from Florida several weeks ago for a local breaking and entering of an inhabited dwelling in the night season fled from the Fairfield County jail last night inching his body through an almost im- possible hole in the bars and squeezing through an ex- haust fan opening to freedom When he was returned to Lancaster from Florida by Sheriff Jack Blazer and E Raymond Morehart Wheeler was also wanted in Columbus for escaping from the Columbus workhouse WHEELER WAS first dis- covered missing from the jail about p.m when another prisoner swelled to Sheriff Blazer who has said several times in recent weeks that he expected the Columbus man to make a bid for freedom He's no ordinary said the sheriff He's smart and knows all the an- gles We definitely believe he ESCAPE EXIT After he sawed through heavy inner bars ward Henry Wheeler Columbus musician also re- moved an exhaust fan and crawled through the fan's casing in the outside wall of Fairfield County The circular hole at the top of the above photograph is the exhaust fan mounting in the jail wall on the north side of the building The bars Wheeler cut through are located about 4 feet behind the fan Strike Threat Still Held Over 3 Airlines army European community led by for- IKS Raid tal and Con A bany sent names on high demands or additional mer Algiers Mayor Jacques ment including citizens telephoned f for Algeria's European minority Hi if in Raids on Dr Robert are and new B sources in Pars a home also fearing a plane had fallen vallier Paris informants said the Euro- said an all-night session in representatives conveyed the the Algerian administrative latest secret army proposal to the Tl r 4 IJl ini f t 11 i t 1 il UH HIC vi vi handbook home? they contend would The fire burned u bj w of Moslems Officials indicated any n four carp for for miles but subsided in would come brought at i CM of 11 persons by tough enough to be an hour word Service lined In Ohio ial Haines said each home probably were with care for about -.0 have the required sters and would deal it anything federal wagering stamp Agents from educational to and All me to haw said they found handbook equipment at all the listen lo Meet IRS made 5 arrests i Dayton four at Zanesville one each at Somerset and viot CARMICHAEL EL PASO Tex Sol Estes has a final chance to meet with his creditors next week and arrange settlement of debts which he admits total 5 million If he fails a federal judge says he will begin bankruptcy proceedings immediately The date of the meeting to be held in Dallas has not been divulged Estes submitted a plan Friday to pay off creditors and help 4-H Club youths also But his creditors rejected the posal and asked the court to bankruptcy proceedings was that an electric wire may have fallen across a break in the mam It ruptured about a from the house The spot is about five miles north of the airport One witness baid the blast up what looked from pictures he had seen like an atomic ion with a fireball hanging in the air for some time A sheriff's deputy said the fireball had been reported seen from Lancaster about 35 miles distant While the accident didn't di- injure anyone a Demo Senators Want U.S To Run Space Network They also hinted that Jean-Jacques sim believed to represent the moderate faction in the secret army had made direct contact with Moslem leaders The Pans sources said the lem nationalists would not budge WASHINGTON AP Flight engineers kept a strike threat hanging today over three airlines Pan American Eastern and Trans World The choice facing the the Flight Engineers International Association AFL-CIO still to be whether to stage a walkout in face of President stern warning against one or to accept Kennedy's arbitration proposal The 1.700 engineers have twice rejected Kennedy's settlement for- NEW YORK ry injunction has halted the strike at Republic tion Corp the only producer of the vital tactical fighter plane WASHINGTON from the position that not a The Justice Department Kennedy's plan to provide for comma of the Evian accords of a vast ending the Algerian rebellion system in space has run would be changed into brisk fire from Democratic But the question of amnesty the senators who want the informants said is within the ment to own it Tlie Senate Democratic leader Mike Mansfield of Montana said Friday he expects debate on the framework of a possible accord In return for a general amnesty the secret aimy would halt its scorched earth policy aimed at ins on behalf of President went into Brooklyn eral Court Friday and obtained the order signed by U.S Dist Judge Walter Bruchhausen issue will take up much of ot buildings and mula agreeing to arbitrate all issues except the key con- over manning jet planes A strike on the three airlines would ground 40 per cent of the ties the Moslems will inherit when nation's commercial airline out into a road to see fr Senile lime ncM week what happened ran into the side they achieve independence vice amounting to an of ne rnai n ue nixes of an automobile and was hurt Spirals ol smoke rose over domestic and 20.000 inter- to he now spirals ol smoke rose over domestic and 20.0 Charles U iy pi Senate can act ah tnc and national passengers daily m ulul ult td taskala dashed iting out of a Gahanna horne along Ohio 161 He was taken to hospital after the mishap Sunny And Warmer Forecast For Area Mostly sunny today and fair to- night with a low of 58 is forecast for the Lancaster area today Sunday's forecast calls for partly cloudy and fair with a high of 88 Locally Lancaster had a high yesterday of 77 The morning reading was 52 and at 0 a m the thermometer had shot up to 781 TV tables radio logs with the barometer steady at 29.92 INSIDE TODAY The Ohio Dixon Marlowe Dawson columns 6 Nature Notes 5 Court on other legislation including spokesmen Arson tension of the corporate and ex- cise taxes The backed by the would create a private corporation to own and operate commandos set fire to two stations in the Chateauneuf suburb and burned store in town Secret army commandos tered Algiers massive City Hall I f T i the American share of a proposed explores night satellite relay aflei damages a Eastern is a key north-south carrier along the east coast TWA operates transcontinental and overseas flights while Pan can is the nation's major foreign carrier Kennedy blasting the flight en- for adamancy in ment settlement efforts warned the union in his news conference Thursday that a strike would do great the nation's omy and welfare He implied drastic steps to halt a walkout if it began The President urged the union a small labor organization with only members to sider a White House proposal that the union had rejected This was to submit issues to arbitration a decision by outside neutrals Brown's reply Friday was what it had been the union's branches on Pan American and Eastern were willing to trate pay and other contract issues but not the union's demand that its members be retained for one of the jet cockpit jobs when present crews are cut to three 7 Get 6 Year Prison Terms For Gambling WHEELING W Va District Judge Charles F Paul had outside help because when he escaped from the jail he vanished into thin air Sheriff Blazer said er undoubtedly had someone waiting on the outside with a car HE LIKES the South and is probably headed there added the sheriff A piece of hack saw was found around the window on the corner of the rear section of the jail Wheeler had been sawing on the bars for some time but had fully managed to conceal his work by coloring soap and pushing into the saw blade cuts We checked the bars al said the sheriff who also pointed out Wheeler had to cut the wires to the ex- haust fan and remove the fan to get outside THE HOLE Wheeler ed through was 8 by 12 inches Few people could get through a hole that small and it would be extremely cult almost impossible for man Wheeler's com- Sheriff Blazer The sheriff also reported veral cities in Ohio and com- in 2 other states had detainers for Wheeler on file hoping to get him for various crimes after he completes his stay here WHEELER WOULD have remained in the county jail until the September term ot the grand jury He pleaded innocent during his arraign ment in Lancaster Municipal Court shortly after his retun from Florida Wheeler is accused breaking and entering of the Harold Eck residence on E Main Street last November Breaking and entering and in- habited dwelling in the night season carries a maximum tence of life and a minimum sentence of 5 to 30 years the sheriff reported SHERIFF BLAZER said it might mwe difficult to locate ice he is known to have li some of them fences for stolen property throughout Ohio Ask if Wheeler could be con- dangerous Sheriff er replied that anyone vith Wheeler's background coupled with the fact he is now wanted for various crimes in Ohio and other states and jailbreak must be considered WHEELER'S WIFE recently complained bitterly about the treatment her husband received while he was being questioned by 2 Columbus police officers in the local jail She complained to authorities her husband w a beaten At the time of the incident Sheriff Blazer reported Wheeler had tried to make a break while being questioned and had been forcibly detained by the 2 cers He stated however that Wheeler was not beaten by the 2 officers U.S Tooling Up To Learn More About Twisters WASHINGTON ther Bureau is tooling up with everything from ships to o learn more about hurricanes his year The plans include a request Friday imposed fines totaling that in fte path of a hurri been ap municipal hospital and wrecking similar measure has r proved bv the House a blg dam Ten Kefauver Police said the City Hall blast Boy 17 Hurt In Crash South Of City f One of 1S scientists the pattern of Thomas Moore of 108 N Hankish of Martins Ferry jr near of hurri wood Ave is in guilty to failure to where tn suspect there at County a gambling stamp and be circulations 500 and terms of six 5 ears on seven Wheeling area men for federal numbers and gambling violations cane take time to switch on their tape they light out for safety The To help bureau and other critics of the measure killed one and wounded 43 Politics in Ohio Oakland Carroll port news Wl 1 j contend the plan would be a giveaway of millions of taxpayers dollars invested in research Is and six other n have introduced 33 OTTAWA feet west of old U S 33 when pital today alter being severely was sentenced to six months jured in a and mishap yesterday afternoon south of Lancaster Sheriff's Deputy bam LeFever said Moore was riding his cycle on Township Rd 286 about j Cupid Strikes 2 U S Corps Workers V ments to the including one j fought election campaign ends ST LUCIA West Indies KILLED AT CROSSING BARBERTON Ohio Er- freight train struck a tractor-trailer truck at a ing here Friday night killing the truck driver He was Glen Gibson 37 of Ohio who was driving a rig owned by the Trucking Co of Eut Palestine i complete substitute providing for ownership Under this 5 11 i proposal a communications i lile authority similar to the Business and Industry 12 lessee Valley Authority would t i jbc set up to develop the comics Ohioans in Washington Crossan died before Rl 22 crash autopsy shows 2 Calls world behind honky tooks system The would establish a corporation that would offer stock at not more than a share Half of the slock would be sold to the public the rest to communications com- panies today amid indications the out- come will be decided mainly on he collided almost headon with an Cupid has struck two U S Peace approaching auto operated by Corps volunteers James Shaeffer 38 of 1753 here last October may be circulations That was the reason advanced Friday by the bureau in plans for the forthcoming ricane season Aside from tape recordings of the shrieking winds the bureau said it hopes to learn more from these auto operated by Corps volunteers who arrived I A weather satellite to be launched soon economic issues which touched j Chestnut St off fireworks in the contest be- tween Conservatives and als Unemployment and tion of the Canadian dollar were the issues hit hardest by Con- Prime Minister John Diefenbaker leader Lester B Pearson in the closing hours of the race which will be decided at the Monday In the impact Moore was hurled over the handlebars of his cycle and the hood of the He ed in a ditch 10 feet away Deputy LeFever reported Moore suffered severe cuts and a broken bone in the foot and a possible broken pelvis Animal husbandry Four Weather Bureau research Arthur Dave Thaeler and which have been studying er Roberta Napier have received severe storms in Oklahoma thit permission to marry later year Thaeler 26 is the son of American missionaries Mr and Mrs David Thaeler now ing in Nicaragua Miss Napier The mishap is still iwler is the daughter of Mr and U occurred at 4 p Robert Napier of Oxford yesterday I Ohio but will move back to ricane research in August A new high speed computer in the bureau's National Research Center in Miami with which project meteorologists now concentrating on the develop- ment of numerical methods for predicting hurricanes
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