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Dominion-News and Morgantown Post, The (Newspaper) - September 7, 1964, Morgantown, West Virginia Weather For Holiday High in 80s The weatherman promises ideal Labor Day temperatures but joins with State Police in urging every driver behind a wheel to live to enjoy it AND THE OWN POST VOL 89 NO 215 Member of The United Press International MORGANTOWN W VA MONDAY MORNING SEPTEMBER 7 1964 At In W Combined Labor Day Edition Today's combined edition of The Dominion News and The Morgantown Post represents the third annual Labor Day Edition for our readers PRICE SEVEN CENTS STEELWORKERS COME TO AID OF STERLING WORKERS Strikers to Receive Full Support Final Count A resolution pledging complete moral and financial support of striking members of Local 6214 was passed over the weekend at the conclusion of the District 23 Conference this weekend at Mont Chateau The conference ended Saturday with the ing support of the which was followed by contribution of over by delegates at the ence Local Union President Homer said the pledge was endorsed by local union delegates representing 000 members in West Virginia and parts of Ohio and Kentucky He said the local union presently is providing for school books and clothes for members of needy workers family as the strike drags into its seventh week A Central Labor Union meeting is slated for row night and the CLU is to continue its drive to provide a united labor front in and Counties for support of the striking Sterling workers The text of the District 23 resolution Continued Pg 2 Col 5 Record BAY OF PIGS II Cuban Exiles Plan Another MIAMI UPI Leaders of a Cuban exile organization said Sunday they are organizing troops and commandos for a new Cuban invasion to be led by the commanders of the 1961 Bay of Pigs attack Ernesto Freyer and Jorge Mas Canosa two of five ers of the Cuban tation in Exile RECE who were chosen by plebiscite said a military census of potential recruits around the world is un- derway In a television interview Spanish language Pan American show they said a fund raising campaign is being launched to collect millions of dollars from Cuban exiles American and other men and the free world They denied rumors the United States had given RECE million Freyer said he and two of the other headers are leaving ly for a tour of Central can and several South American countries to make overtures in avor of the liberty of Cuba Mrs Barkley Dies at 54 WASHINGTON UPI Mrs Jane Hadley Barkley the ow of former Vice President Alben Barkley died Sunday of an apparent heart attack She was 54 Mrs Barkley was a old widow when she married Barkley in 1949 The as Barkley was known was 7 Since the death of her band in 1956 Mrs Barkley has spent most of her time living quietly in Washington with her mother Mrs Elizabeth Rucker At the time of her death she was an administrative assistan Continued Pg 2 Col 3 Tshombe Appeals For Help ADDIS ABABA Ethiopia UPI Congolese Premier Moise Tshombe appealed day to other African nations to send troops to the Congo to help put down a rebellion He promised to get rid of his white mercenaries He won immediate support from Ghanian Foreign Minister Kojo who presented a proposal to the Organization for African Unity OAU asking for such an peace force He also suggested an ate cease-fire and a tion of all armed forces The Ghanaian proposal said after the cease-fire the OAU would supervise a new lese general election after bringing together all Congolese party leaders for a conference Continued Pg 2 Col 7 Johnson Labor Speaker WASHINGTON UPI i dent Johnson flying at omy rates will address a bor Day rally Monday in De Cadillac Square the traditional launching site for Democratic presidential i Johnson nab declined to de- I scribe his trip as a political one but said Saturday that expenses would be borne by the cratic party Instead of using his big ing 707 Air Force One jet transport which costs an hour to operate he plans to fly to Michigan in a Jet Star which has a hourly maintenance cost The President's five-hour round trip starting by ter from the White House around 10 a m EOT includes an estimated total of two hours and 20 minutes of flying time both ways Johnson's helicopter flight will be to Andrews Air Force Base Md from which he is uled to depart at EOT He is expected to arrive at Detroit's Metropolitan port at EOT and lead a motorcade to the aton Cadillac Hotel downtown The President's appearance at Cadillac Square is planned for EOT The Wayne County AFL-CIO is sponsoring the event In 1960 the late President John F Kennedy formally kicked off his campaign before Continued Pg 2 Col 8 7 1 Since Yule ot Safety Council Estimates 490 to 590 Mav Die 011 Roads By United Press International More than 300 persons had died in holiday traffic accidents across the nation Sunday night hours before Labor Day even arrived Persons were killed at the rate of six an hour and the National Safety Council feared Increase In Area NEW DRIVE IN FACILITIES three new windows of Farmers chants Bank are nearing completion and the window closest Spruce Street has already been in operation almost 10 days This photo from atop VFW Post 548 shows new parking area at three banking windows and entrance lot at left with the bank proper in the background Special traffic pattern and additional windows are to expedite banking by car FUND PROGRAM LAUNCHES Mt Calvary Church Planning To Cover Building Atlantic City Opens Pageant ATLANTIC CITY UPI The 1964 Miss America eant was officially Sunday as 5 young women from that many states signed up for five gruelling days of competition that will decide which one is America's est most talented and most personable girl The fashionably turned out young women formally tered for the annual event in this convention city sat for a group photograph then pre- pared to buckle to the endless round of rehearsals competitions breakfasts es teas dinners interviews Continued Pg 2 Col 2 MISS Ella Dee Arrives At Beauty Pageant CHARLESTON W Va UPI Ella Dee Kessel of Ripley Miss West Virginia of 1964 stepped into an airplane here for Atlantic City Sunday hoping to fulfill her dreams of ing Miss America Miss Kessel became Miss West Virginia wearing the Miss title and from reports on all her activities both and West Virginia can be proud of their entry in the Miss American Pageant Gov and Mrs W W Barren waived goodbye to the willowy blonde who said she is resolved to have a good time enjoy the pageant and do the best I can Miss Kessel who practices the piano at least two hours daily said she will play George Gershwin's Prelude III in t h e talent division Miss Kessel whose statistics are 133 pounds was expected to arrive in New Jersey about 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon The blue eyed West ginia University graduate cap- the judges and the crowd in the Miss West ginia pageant in Charleston with three piano selections resenting 18th 19th and 20th century music She began ing piano lessons when she was Continued Pg 2 Col 2 READY FOR EN picture was taken in 1962 as Robert Stevens left to Raymond Kerns Mr Boyles and the Rev Clyde Guthrie joined in construction of Mt Calvary Church The scaffolding and work will be repeated soon as the church seeks to raise money for covering the edifice on the Grafton Road with brick The Mt Calvary Methodist Church has begun a campaign to raise to pay for brick labor sidewalks spouting and the finishing touches on the outside of the new church Located in the Ridgedale Com- munity about six miles South of Morgantown on U.S 119 ning on the new church was be- gun in 1958 and the first service in the Church was held on April 22 1962 A drive for building funds was stated on March 26 1960 and a total of has been raised and spent on the new church since that time according to a spokesman The Church Building Com- has asked for sacrificial offerings in order to raise the needed to put brick on the church before the snow flies The church was dedicated in 1870 and historians credit its Pg 2 Col Area Police authorities kep their fingers crossed as they re ported no traffic fatalities late last night and the weatherman promised ideal conditions for Labor Day today At least three road mishaps over the weekend could have re- in death however as expressed amazement that those involved escaped re- unscathed The Mountain State as a whole had not fared so well late last night as two West Virginians were reported killed on State highways one in the other in Gilmer County The closest skirts with death in this area came in Preston County where a Parkersburg man had a wild and woolly ride down Route 50 Cheat Mountain with no brakes and a car driven by a Cleveland man collided head-on with one driven by Tunnelton area resident on the Birds Creek Road In County a up truck driven by a Grafton man flipped onto its back and landed pointed in the direction rom whence it had come on South University Avenue Miraculously the only injury Apparently suffered in the three mishaps was to Milly Phares of Rowlesburg taken to the ton Memorial Hospital in wood with arm injuries ng the Cheat Mountain wreck State Police in Preston ty said Robert Fitzgerald of Parkersburg lost the brakes on his 1957 Mercury about down the three-mile mountain Fitzgerald said he blew his horn going down and motorists pulled from his path to avoid the auto but he could not avoid a glancing col- Pg 2 Col 3 he final total would be the worst in history for a summer loliday A United Press al count at 9 30 p m EOT showed at least 318 persons dead in traffic accidents since the start of tt holiday period The breakdown Traffic 318 Drowning 5 Planes 7 Miscellaneous 40 Total 390 Texas led the nation with 27 dead New York listed 24 Only Hawaii Montana and South Dakota were free from traffic deaths Howard Pyle safety council president and former Arizona governor said It looks like it will be the worst we have ever I had We are going to be on the high side of the estimate The safety council had mated from 490 to 590 persons would be killed in traffic dents from 6 p.m local time Friday until midnight a 78 hour span The record for a summer holiday period was set over the Continued Pg 2 Col 8 Local Lists New Schedule The Morgantown YMCA has issued its fall and winter dule effective tomorrow The program at the local YMCA includes basketball trampoline gymnastics games athletics and exercises In order for more people to have an opportunity to observe and participate in activities the Directors have permitted three free visits to the Y1 for a family during the month of September Those wishing further mation concerning the Y and the free visits may call or visit the YMCA building at 160 Fayette St Those activities available daily include the steam room sun room and showers and senior high and men's open gym when scheduled classes are not on gym floor Others include Monday Continued Pg 2 Col 6 Pleasant Valley Water Group Will Meet Wednesday Evening NO ONE it could easily have been different in this spectacular smashup on South University Avenue Friday night The truck operated by Donald Shaw of Grafton climbed an embankment and flipped onto its back seeking to avoid a collision with a Nation wagon being backed onto the busy road by Donald E Blehschmidt of Englewood Boulevard The mishap occurred in the area of the 119 relocation a short distance south of the entrance to the fare parking lot Police authorities have motorists to play it cool behind the wheel as crowded highways provide the traditional Labor Day Weekend driving hazards The Pleasant Valley Public Service District has announced that it will hold its next regular meeting on Wednesday Sept 9 at 7.30 p.m at the Lazzelle Union Community Building on Route 100 near the Walnut Lane Inn All interested persons are urged to attend as past and proposed business will be cussed The Pleasant Valley Service District was created by an act of the County Court on July 28 of this year and has since moved steadily ahead in its attempt to provide the m this district with a safe dependable water supply The 1 next order of business will be to seek a Farmers Home tration Loan for construction of the proposed water system and to seek approval by the Public Service Administration Allen Phillips Jr chairman of the district has stated that Wednesday will also be the final date for accepting deposits for city water from potential tomers Therefore anyone who desires this service should contact ths above named chairman of the district or one of the other board members to pay their fee The fee is The other board members consist of i en Stuzen and Michael Bukrim
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