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Lebanon Daily News (Newspaper) - November 8, 1949, Lebanon, Pennsylvania K VEIN ING Howe Is u a umu can say anything he pleases uu one pays any attention to hiai and Lebanon Daily THE WEATHER 7 Fair with moderate some cloudiness 78th YEAR 52 Five TUESDAY NOVEMBER w MM Act 16 PAGES FIVE CENTS Mars Election In Philippines 2 Annville Families Lose Homes In Fire Double Dwelling On White Oak Street Is Damaged By Flames Two Annville families were made homeless by a fire which gutted the interior of a double frame house at 5052 South White Oak Street last The families of Charles 50 South White Oak and Gilbert 52 South While Oak were to day living with friends as the re sult of the The property is owned by Maria a former professor of language at Lebanon Valley who now resides in An early estimate of damage set at by Union Hose Fire Company Chief John who is also assistant county fire Hapner pointed that a full accounting of loss in the fire could not be determined until the posses sions of Huth which stored in the attic and an attached can be inspected and had a large amount of valuable antiques stored in the Hapner Three Union Hose Company firemen were at the scene by the companys ambulance squad for slight injuries incurred while fighting the Treated were Jack cuts of fingers and Wallace Hicks and Daniel bruises of the No Rescue Company firemen ported for treatment of any in The two fire companies poured water on the stubborn blaze for an hour and a half before signal ling under Much of the fire was located between partitions and in the creating a dense Due to the work salvage squad of the Union Hose who covered furniture with personal property damage of the tenants was les sened The the origin of which still undetermined this morn Continued on Farmer files Suit Against Soup One of the first damage suit of its kind in Lebanon County in recent years was yesterday afternoon in the Court of Common Pleas by a Lebanon County John of Myerstown Heidelberg against the Joseph Campbell of seeking to recover on an alleged breach of contract for the purchase of Farmer 30 acre crop lima beans in the fall of A copy of the claimed contract is attached to the of complaint which comes into court In the form o an assumpsit Interest from October is also The plaintiff Leffler avers that he and the Campbell Company en tered into a written contract in whereby the de fendant corporation agreed to pur chase the lima bean 30 about thirty at a price of 135 per for delivery to its viner near Schaefferstown on Sixteen Boy Shot In Legs In Myerstown A thirteen year old Myerstown Route 3 boy was admitted to the Lebanon Sanatorium early last night with bullet wounds of both legs received in an accidental shooting at his according to Lebanon State Police The Erwin son of and Richard Ma Lebanon Route is re ported in a satisfactory condition A calibre rifle bullet pierced the boys upper left passed through the flesh and lodged in his inner upper right according to State William criminal investigator of the Lebanon State OB Brothers To Oppose Each Other For Fire Presidents Post Members of the Washington Fire be called upon to make a novel decision at their December meeting when they choose one of two brothers to be their president for the coming At the November meeting of the company on Monday evening Paul and George Donmoyer were nominated for the filled dur ing the past year by James George Donmoyer previously serv ed as company president for seve ral The brotherly competi it was stated is not a personal rivalry between the but is being waged by on Page Two William Peiffer Named Boro Tax Collector Jonestown Borough Council last night appointed William Peiffer as borough tax collector to fill the vacancy caused by the death Al len The action was taken at the November meeting of the council last President Hermit Kohr was in charge of the In other the councilman considered action on complaints received of unsanitary conditions in the borough caused by the draining of water into gut and by overflowing septic Warnings are to be was reported on the erection of street name markers throughout the 13 Spaniards Killed In Collision Today INS Thirteen persons were killed and 31 reported injured in the crash last night of two electric trains in suburban Las seven miles from The collision occurred when a Segovia bound train was a track signal that the right of way was A train following plowed into the rear of the telescoping at least one Authorize Placing Of Signs On Annville Street Annville Township commission ers last night authorized the erec tion of signs on the east fide of South White Oak from Main to a point near the triangle at the intersection of Marshall and White in the interests of more safety for school children and to lessen the con gested driving conditions in that The board of commissioners also granted to the schools to use portable signs on South White Oak Street as further protection for the public going to and coming from the Police Chief Harry Becker pre sented his report for the which included nineteen violations of the speed laws recorded in three operations of the speed A committee of the entire board was set up to survey the town to determine where sidewalk con struction may be Secretary was instructed to contact the State au on the subject of lation of road mileage of Annville streets for the allocation of allot ments from the motor license fund for All board members were present at the at President Mark Brandt r Parking Meters To Be Installed In Palmyra Boro of parking meters in the business section of Pal myra was assured Monday night as the Borough Council met in regular session and passed an ordinance providing for installing the It was announced that the new meters will be installed on a trial costing the bor ough nothing for installation and When finally on a the meters will become the property of the Chief of Police William Wert reporting on a survey made of the business section of the borough stated that approximately 150 Continued on THE SAMPLE STORE 20 South Street RECEIVED Shipment of Better Dresses Sizes 1 to Samples and Your Afl Choice I W POLLACK Will Be The Pollack Fur Shop TONIGHT 1 to 9 For the Convenience of Pollack Convention Draws Audience Of 200 Last Night Rally This Evening To Bring Annual Meeting To Close Two hundred persons attended the 58th annual county conven tion of the Lebanon County Christian Endeavor Union last night at Trinity Lutheran Principal speaker of the eve ning was Russell for mer pastor of the Cleona Evange United Brethren and former county pastoral counselor and social issues He is now pastor of the New Hol land Church and pastoral counselor for the Lancaster County Etter brought a challenging message on the theme of the convention Chris Leads We In the course of his he warmly complimented the county Endeavorers for their launching out into the social issues work which he began He chal his listeners to continue the work and not mind the cost they would have to pay for stand ing for the right against the gambling racket in Lebanon Too much emphasis is placed on the humility of and not enough upon His hatred of the evils that Etter de Lester former county president and now Southeast Cen tral District served as Lloyd county music was song The several special musical selections included a vocal the Strohm brothers of the lona Even Junior High Students Vote Continued on Sixteen Plan Program For Retiring Memorial An impressive program has been arranged for the retirement of the World War II honor roll in Monument Park on Armistice Frederick Miller and Pierre Malm of the Veterans Advisory Council announced to The honor roll which was erect ed as a temporary memorial to the Lebanon city and county serv ice men and women will be super by a bronze tablet bearing the names now cited on the wood en The tablet will be placed at the courthouse until a memorial building can be the spokesman It is intended to be a part of the cor Continued on Sixteen Miss Virginia Dies On Monday Evening Miss Virginia OBrien one of most widely known residents and a descendent of one of Lebanon Countys oldest passed away on Monday evening at her 131 South Eighth She was a daughter of the late Charles and Mary Ellen Shindel Pat Her a Civil War died when she was a child and her mother passed away in An only Carrie Lou ise wife of the late Jay Shindel died on August She was the last of her fam Miss was a graduate of Lebanon High School with the class of She was a member of the Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church and the Lebanon Order of the Eastern Doily You didnt have to be 21 to vote today in the elections at Henry Houck Junior High School when ballots were cast for class officers of the The election duplicated the process by which the students parents were fulfilling their privileges and duties of with less secrecy by the photo Barbara a 9C student at the junior high is shown as she cast her ballot for her selections among twelve candidates for class Richard also of the 9C is shown at left at his post as constable on Banquet Is Held By Royal Arch Masons Of Weidle Chapter Members of Weidle Royal Arch and their ladies to the number of four hun dred participated last evening in the annual banquet of the chapter held in Masonic 127 North Eighth The chapter was instituted in eightynine years Highlighting the event was an address by Clyde president of Lebanon Valley Col A member of Ephrata Lodge and and a grand chap lain of the Grand Lodge and of Lynch was presented by Russell Most Excellent High Continued on Pagre Tell Us What You Dont Like When you send in your Opinion Form you are telling us what you like We need to have that in just that manner because we cannot count adjectives in But we are very much interested in knowing what you dont For that we will appreciate it and will be very help ful to us if you will write letters telling us what not We advertisers buy white space to give you That information saves you much time in your If an advertiser is talking to you in the wrong he wants to find that out in a Dont afraid to say exactly what you think in your letters because your name is before the letters are shown to the LARGE Tht Bon Ad State Theatre MEDIUM The Bon Ad The Son Ad The Bon Ad Howard Gingrich Hook Ad Levitt Furniture Millers Auto Supply Rose Singer Shea SMALL Academy Theatre Arnolds Funeral Home Radio 0 Television Gingrich Motor Page Gingrich Motor Car Ad Haok Prophet Ad The Hollywood Shop Keystone Appliance Preferred Finance Saylors Art Saylars Spray Ad Dick Linoleum Tile Stein Ad Stein Ad cash award to helpful readers who have highest scores any ons week during the AWARDS THIS WEEK 1st 2nd 3rd to helpful readers whose selections are nearest to what majority votes Lynch Nominated Without Opposition To Head William of the City was nominated with out opposition to succeed himself as president of the Lebanon Hook Ladder Company at the No vember meeting of that organiza tion on Monday The elec tion will be held at the December and it already has the earmarks of a harmonious affair as there will be a contest for only one major of Roy Wilfred Russell Dis ainger and Robert Swanger are named as three of whom will be The other but Continued on Plire Three Heavy Vote Cast As New Yorkers Pick Senator Contest Between Lehman Holds Top Interest By Associated Press A heavy vote was being cast to day in the New York Senate elec a center of national atten tion because it is regarded as a major test of President Trumans Fair Indications were that the bal lot total set an record of nearly The weather throughout the state was typically Indian Because President Trumans pol hare been made a direct is the contest between former Democratic Governor Herbert Lehman and Republican Senator John Foster Dulles far owed candidates and issues in oth er scattered elections across But national leaders of both major parties were watching all contests for signs of which way the political winds are blowing for the 1950 General congressional In the prestige and in fluence of Secretary of Labor Maurice Tobin became involved at the last minute in the mayoralty a former Boston mayor and Massachusetts pub threw his support behind City Clerk John Hynes is trying to unseat Mayor James Curley who is running for his fifth President Truman and some of his spoken out for Lehman in the scrap with The two both prominent public campaigned hard to fill out the unexpired term of mer Wagner a New Deal stalwart who resigned because of ill health last Thomas Dewey appointed Dulles to serve until the Wagners term will expire Ordinarily a for such a short term would excite Hawkins Ends Suit To Hold His Post Today Wade ousted director of the city recreation yester day dropped mandamus proceed ings to compel city council to re instate him to the job paying and pressed in stead for wages lost since his dis missal last April Hawkins was formerly head of the in The move was made before the countys three common pleas judges sitting en bane at an argu ment court session when Darling ton Hawkins agreed Solicitor Wil son Austin to a stipulation that Continued on e PASSING DRIVERS GRAB TURKEYS FREED IX CRASH motorists seized a chance for free Thanksgiving din ners when a carrying turkeys hit a tree at nearby DODGERS REHIRE NEW Today Burt Shotton was rehired today to manage the National League Champion Brooklyn Dodgers in LATE NEWS BLOCKADE SECOND WARD PRECINCT The voting headquarters for the Second Ward one of the citys staunchest Republican was blocked off to traffic today by the citys department of which is under the direction of Democratic Councilman James Sewer Department workmen established barricades across Chestnut Street at Twelfth Street and at Sixteenth Chestnut Street is the only approach the Don Station which located at Fourteenth and Chest nut The barricades at Twelfth and at Sixteenth Streets cut off the precinct headquarters to all but they were partially removed to restore traffic on one side of the street after voters complained vociferously to City Solicitor Walter It was also reported that Mayor Fochts police threatened to charge automobile drivers with illegal parking when Re publican workers cars stopped at the Widows Home on Oak Street to take at the home to the polls to Parking was restricted in front of the home because of the streets torn up in the it was City Councilman Stanley head of the Department of Streets and Public said his department was not associated with the work which was being done by sewer 19 Die As Filipinos Vote For President Election Election results will be avail able tonight through the cour tesy of the DAILY A staff will be on duty to tabu late the returns and informa tion can be obtained by calling Lebanon Although the polls close at eight oclock compilation of the balloting will take some time and it is doubtful that any results will be available until about ten oclock Due to the interest in the Pittsburgh and New York contests returns from those cities also will be made available through the Associated Press wires in tht DAILY NEWS Report Bloodshed In Various Parts Of Island Republic Heavy Turn Out Of Voters Noted May Set Mark Here With Lebanon countys regis tration of citizens eligible to vote the highest since the personal reg law went in there was every evidence at 2 oclock this afternoon that the vote cast will also mark an epoch in volume in voting history in the city and Election officers in nearly every ward and precinct in the city stated more votes were already in the at 10 oclock this morning than are usually recorded at and other voters were still coming in during the intervening hours to Continued on Thirteen John Dies In His Jonestown Home John a former burgess of died sud denly at his Jonestown evening at oclock of a heart He had been ailine lor about a but was able to be about his He was a member of the Lu theran the Jonestown Fire Company and the Lebanon County Asso Surviving are one David Jones town four and six greatgrandchildren one broth Aaron Lebanon Route and one Har vey New Jer Today The Philippine people voted today in a hotly contested presidential election punctuated by gunfire and other forms of violence in an estimated IS persons were re ported killed and many others in Reports of bloodshed in parts of the island republic were in Manila 3ut constabulary headquarters said tonight that only one of election day fatalities officially lad been found to be directly con with the A constabulary spokesman the days other violent deaths to nonpolitical He said nine persons were wound ed in shootings growing directly out of election Some voters were es to have gone to the polls an election eve radio ap eal by President Elpidio Quirino or peaceful Quirino seeks reelection in opposition to Joss Party and Joe nom nea of a dissident wing of nos Liberal Ballot kidnapings ex of registered ter of citizens at voting precincts and other lawless acts were reported in scores of plaints to the National from the as the counting ot Alberto constabulary chief who had mobilized troops to maintain claimed that the election was generally peaceful on all fronts so This was contrary to confirmed Philippine news dispatches reported bloody election day clashes in some These dispatches listed tea violent deaths In Northern Luzon Islands Ilocos Bur two death on the ot and Continue om State Announces Plans For Bunker Hill Bridge The Bunker Hill covered bridge along the Hill Road in Swatara which was destroyed by fire last is to be replaced by a continuous IBeam bridge of 325 and the road itself is to be improved by the laying of 1343 feet of new highway to eliminate curves and bends according to information out of Harrisburg released by Highways Secretary Ray Bids for the work willbe received on December Since the bridge was destroyed a number of Jonestown residents have been in contact with Secretary Smock regarding the Record Dividends ji At General Motors NEW Today of the biggest American history will go to Gen eral Motors stockholders on j It totals more than With other payments already made this It will bring the companys grand total of dividends for 1949 to more than onethird of a billion This is record General Motors and finan ial circles said it probably is an record for the United The yearly earnings will amount Continued on Thirteen Bingo Are Issues In Eight Cities and Bingo were paramount issues today New Hampshire cities holding local fhe question was on adoption or rejection of a recent legislative act permitting charitable and other groups to hold Beano or Bingo were held Man Ports Claremont and Jones Laughlin Steel Signs With Steelworkers A agreement at Jones and Laughlin Steel spurred efforts today to wind up both the 3Sdayold steel strike and the 50dayold stoppage in the nations coal Government mediation now hard at work seeking a coal greeted with satisfac tion the news that fourth largest steel producer had signed a contract with the CIO United These officials have expressed the belief right along that the coal situation will soon be In hand Continued en e INSPECTION TIME IS HERE AGAIN Where To Have It Done In Todays HEWS Classified Columns Veterans Parade Last Evening In Support Of Bonus Under the sponsorship of a of war a was held on Monday evening to urge citizens to vote for the soldier bonus at todays Two musical organizations were in the Furman Post Veterans of For elgn Wars Girls Drum and and the Lincoln Republican Club Drum and Bugle In brought statement there was a misunderstanding re garding notification of Boll man Post American Legion Drum and Bugle and that organ ization did Some of the it was at the Legion Home for Continued on Two Inlaid Linoleum Installed QE WOLFS 754 Willow Street Listen to Election Exclusive By Chevrolet Gingrich Motor Your Buick Lebanon and Brings You Complete Election Results Tuesday Over AMFM r r l f
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