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Lima News, The (Newspaper) - January 19, 1960, Lima, Ohio a when note disappears and something its THE LIMA NEWS Serving Northwest Ohio For Over 75 Years Cloudy windy and colder with snow ties Cloudy and a little colder night with snow Mostly cloudy and continued cold with snow flurries High today 27-34. Low tonight 13-20. Maximum at 11 p.m. Minimum temperature 4 a.m. s 111 E. St. I CA TWO SECTIONS PAGES JANUARY 19, 1960, OHIO VOL. 76 NO. 18 Second At 50 Die As Airliner Crashes In Virginia Witness Tells Of Crash ALL THAT REMAINS Tail section of crashed Capital Airlines Viscount was only major part of plane left early Tuesday in dense swamp area near Charles Va. with 50 went down late Rescuers reported no signs of Fire broke destroying fuselage and EDITORS Irving Wat a farmer at Va. lives about a quarter mile from the scene of the Capital liner He was one of the first to reach the By IRVING WALLACE As Told To UPI Va. The whole thing was on fire except for the tail when I It appeared the passengers were trapped inside the plane but it was hard to It was on fire and torn It happened about a quarter of a mile from the I heard the plane circling about p.m. I went out and looked and couldn't see When it went down I didn't see said he heard no ex- Another resident in the area said she heard a when the plane When I got there we got within about 8 or 10 feet of the plane and was there about five minutes when a tank It was pretty You could feel it. The plane was mashed up like a piece of It was all burned and all mashed except for the You could see on the tail it was the Capital Somebody took a couple of the suitcases out of the wreckage Three guys were laying there in the fire but I couldn't tell how many more were You couldn't get close enough to were a lot of men ered around by this time and the patrolmen made us get back right before another tank Lawmakers No Gas Tax Hike By VINCENT J. BURKE WASHINGTON makers agreed today that Con- gress won't raise gasoline boost postage rates or approve some of the spending cutbacks re- quested by President Eisenhower in his new But Republicans Democrats said the President had handed the GOP a good campaign issue by making the unpopular proposals that Congress won't cept in an election Refusal of the legislators to prove Eisenhower's requests would melt away much of the surplus he sioned for the fiscal year starting July 1. As a the Republicans probably will be accusing the Democratic controlled Congress next fall of wrecking chances for the 1961 tax cut for which the President held out ot are ing to make political hay of their refusal to go along with recommendations to pare some federal spending on water pollution farm hospital con- and aid to schools near military But some Democrats fear the President's budget will help the have all the special in- demanding that we reject the Eisenhower budget proposals that hurt one when we we'll have members of their groups criticizing us for spending the the new budget is one Republican said holds out hope for a tax cut next year if if the Democratic Congress does a lot of things we know it's not going o The recommended boost in taxes and postage rates won't hurt Republicans because it won't ans running for office don't have o endorse Simply by taking no action at all OP Eisenhower's plea for a boost in the cost of ng a letter and for cancellation Absenteeism took a slight in- crease at the School oday while Wapakoneta schools reported a slight drop in student Mrs. Carl Place secretary to the superintendent reported 58 students were absent in ville in addition to three Monday 54 students were She said there was a slight im- in attendance at the ligh more dents were absent in the first and second Pills Kill Lima Tot ILL. A two-year-old Lima area boy died late Monday night in the emergency room of a hospital here after having taken an overdose of his grandfather's Grant son of Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Crosley of 900 Shaw nee was dead on arrival at the community The parents on a visit to the paternal the Harry of told Lima friends this morning by phone that the tot had climbed up to a room dresser and took the pills prescribed to ease the er's The child went into a coma and never Survivors include the parents and a Marlin and a brother the paternal grandparents and the maternal grandparents the Claude Hannas of Kin Moundy Funeral services will be in Kin Moundy Thursday at in the Linton Funeral al will be in Kin of scheduled reductions in tele- phone and travel Congress would eliminate about 000 of the projected budget Legislators agreed that postal rates would not be boosted and many members said it was ful that Congress would rescind the scheduled July 1 cuts in com- and transportation Eisenhower's tax program also called for extension for another year of the higher taxes during the Korean war on ration liquor and But Congress is certain to go along with him on Flu Absenteeism Up At She said there is no indication the school will be closed unless more teachers become ill. At Wapakoneta public schools a total of 161 students were reportedly because of At Wapakoneta High School 35 students were out 44 were out at Blume Elementary and 82 were out at Centennial Monday there were 182 students out of mostly from the lower grades at tennial Monday 98 students were out Annexation Cry Renewed a onetime subject which died a came to life again last night in City Council Northland is passing petitions annexation to the City of Lima and Westwood has formed a com- for a similar Councilman Robert F. chairman of the annexation com- brought the moves to tight during council's regular weekly It was the first mention of an- in City Hall since nee and Bath Townships fought for incorporation more than a year The Northland area seeking an- is bound on the south by Robb on the east by N. West Street on the north by Brower Road and on the west by the N. Cole Street Kemmer said die area consisted of approximately 382 acres and would be annexed for municipal purposes It win remain in Elida School District County commissioners rejected the area's move for annexation back in 1968 because tax rates would put it out of the 10-mill limitation required by In 1959, the problem was hurdled by a new state law which permits the area to pay the rate of 3.90 This will make a total of 9.K mills in under die 10-mill limit In 1998, the am would lad to pay a total 11.70 Kemmer said the area presently jays 16.50 mills outside of the 10- mill upon he would in- crease only mills which is the amount Lima residents pay on the sewage disposal bonds and the Ottawa River Improvement he be offset by the lower sewer The total tax rate would be 26.10 compared to the present rate of 25.60. Kemmer applauded the area's move and said it would result in setter water and sewer rates and well as more adequate lighting and police and fire Kemmer is ing to annex the portion already in Lima City School A steering committee has already been he at St. Joseph High School while today a total of 55 were reported There are 39 students out of grade school classes and 16 out of high school All schools in Logan County are in session today according to the county superintendent's All but two of the schools in Logan County were closed day due to icy Mrs. Elinor Smith reported in- has struck most of the schools in the she is no alarming number of students ab- sent at any of the Attendance figures in Lima lic schools showed an increase over Raymond pupil personnel director said this after a spot check of city At Senior High School where 1587 students are 97 are at South Junior High where 915 are 68 are ab- at Washington McKinley where 586 are 54 are absent and at Roosevelt where 463 are 28 are At Lima Central Catholic High school authorities report 25 students are absent They have a total enrollment of 580 students Inside The Lima News Amusements 18 Classified Comics Crossword 8 Deaths 4 Editorial Page 11 Serial Sports TV Log Women Teen 12-13 II 10 State Pay Hiked By MYRON FEINSILBER COLUMBUS Ohio's ar- my of civil servants has first installments of a pay of nearly 10 million dollars a but the groans of tent today seemed to be louder than the murmurs of The complaints came from two groups those who did not share in the salary increases and those who felt they lost status Some of the complaints even reached the governor's But the chief spokesman for Ohio's 55.000 civil servants said he felt the first general overhaul oi the state's personnel machinery n 47 years was just and appears to have been fairly administered so The Nelson executive secretary of the Ohio Civil Service Employes Assn. HIKED on Algeria Revolt Threatened PARIS A group of French officials in Algeria today threatened an armed uprising against President Charles de The mayors of the Algiers re- meeting at Algiers city issued a communique after mors spread that De Gaulle enlarge his peace offer to the Al gerian De Gaulle is planning to take grave it eaid must be told that the people of Algeria want to remain It is prepared to show its will by any and every even by rising in arms need The communique said tions with ent reference to the woult not be and if necessary Algeria take the law into its own The federation has De Gaulle But this was the first time it spoke in a public communique of in De Gaulle has offered Algeria the eventual right to decide its future if the rebels stop their But there were rumors tha he soon may have something new to say on his peace The French in Algeria fetr a peace settlement would leave them at the PENSIVE MOOD Carole Tregoff appears intent as she reads the script of her murder trial during a brief Earlier she heard witnesses describe three separate rented by her Dr. nard in which they stayed at times prior to the death of Mrs. bara the doctor's Friend Says Carole w Hunted By JACK V. FOX LOS ANGELES Williams wishes he never had taken that college course in because today it had him right in the middle of the Tregoff murder 21, was a childhood friend of red-haired Carole goff who is accused with her Dr. Bernard of slaying the surgeon's brunette Williams also was a frightened young man on the witness stand Monday and he probably will be even more shaken after examination on his story he helped Miss Tregoff find a man capable of murder for The state charges with Carole at his did the job himself with a gun after the man in Las Vegas was paid for the killing but squandered the money and forgot his end of the Mrs. Finch was shot to death outside her Los Angeles home July 18. There was almost a sister relationship between self and Williams She was three years older and lived with his family from the first time of his memory un- til she went of her own eight years Williams is now a third year student at the southern branch of the University of Nevada in Las One of the courses he took last semester was philosophy with another young man named ard who boasted of his connections with the in Las With actress Gail Patrick and the Movieland wives of James Mason and composer David Rose hanging on his William told the jury that Carole last came back to live with his father and his grandmother in Las Vegas for a few Williams said Carole Finch on many Plane Burns 8 Hours By RONALD HAMM Va. A Airlines Viscount crashed nto a dry creek bed Monday ight and all 50 persons aboard fere including three The British made lane fell 50 miles short s Va. The craft fell almost straight a ons escue worker the were cremated in their Rescue teams could not get lose to the plane and firemen had to watch it burn they could not get their equipment to the Bums Eight Hours The wreckage burned for most eight The plane crashed at about p.m. and it was daylight before one could get close enough even to poke into the wreckage with Search crews tramped the area around the burning plane throughout the night but could find no sign that anyone escaped the Officials said identifying tha would be a difficult Due to their dental rays will be about the only way to do it. At least four people living in he densely wooded area heard and saw the plane Farmer Irving one of the first persons on the said the fuel tanks began ng just as he got guys were laying there n the fire but I couldn't tell how many more were he couldn't get close enough to Engines Wallace and other residents of he area said they heard the plane One person said he heard he engines racing and slowing and then they cut Soldiers called from Ft. brought out the first charred bodies from the still mouldering wreckage about 8 a.m. Two baskets contained the slackened remains of what said could be as many as our A Capital spokesman said it was hoped the seating ment of the passengers might lelp in the The plane crashed on the farm R.H. Tench who said he heard he plane overhead and then heard a loud Mrs. Tench said the plane was ow it rattled the in the couple's the nearest to the crash Laws Conflict On Pay For Firemen Vacations Lima firemen last night were trapped on an aerial ladder be- tween city and state laws re- garding vacation State according to Di- rector of Law Roger D. An- simply gives firemen the right to two weeks paid the city charter claims They Always Felt Safe With Charlie Ala. There was never any reason for the farm families of Jackson to worry about their children once the kids were safely aboard Charlie big Mack and yellow school There was no reason for a whistling freight train to slice through the midsection of but at Monday at an unobstructed grade But it and four children are Eight others are ing for their lives in 52, was an experienced and careful He reported brake trouble last and the were Some of the children who rode his bus were members of his own Two of them killed and two others and Charlie back was broken in the Brothers and KilM Two brothers and two sisters were killed instantly in the crash which a witness said like the train had blown They were 16, and Leonard 9, sons cf the bus and 10, and Mary Grace 8, ters of Albert Sheila 7, daughter of another brother of the and Harold W. 11, were taken to Erlanger Hospital at 90 miles away because of the seriousness of their The other injured in fair condition at a hospital in the county with the exception of James Larry Cor- 7, son of Jack He was in poor Brakes Sheriff Fred lifelong was one of the few to talk to Beavers in the stunned by pain shock and heavy pleaded with Holder to tell him the worst and then began to I just couldn't help it at he told the brakes I didn't hear the I stepped on my brakes and nothing couldn't help know the sheriff know they are eligible only for one week vacation after one year service and two weeks after two vears service Andrews said a recent ruling gave the city charter precedence over state Councilmen asked Andrews to put his opinion in writing so it could be taken up at another The matter was also referred to the Civil Service Chief Walter Hydaker said hd had been going by state law in the giving firemen two weeks The issue plies only to the five new men recently The matter came to council's attention in a letter written by Dallas E. recording of Local 334 of Limn Foster said he thought cil should grant a cation u a IN FW SPA PERI
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