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New Castle News (Newspaper) - February 27, 1959, New Castle, Pennsylvania NEW CASTLE NEWS SEVENTY-EIGHTH No 304 NEWS NEW CASTLE PA FRIDAY FEBRUARY 27 1959 -28 PAGES NEWS SEVEN CENTS A COPY REGIONAL PLAN BEING CONSIDERED Trawler Incident Report Is Awaited By Navy Officials By CHARLES CORDDRY WASHINGTON U.S Navy destroyer steamed toward Newfoundland today to make a full report on its boarding of a Russian fishing to check whether it had damaged a Transatlantic cable network was rip immediate indication whether Moscow would the a major issue to further strain relations or accepi it as a routine move under an international to protect undersea cables A party the de- stroyer Roy O Hale scrambled aboard ship sisk at noon Thursday about 120 miles northeast of St foundland An initial report by Lt Cmdr E J skipper of the Hale said his men found no evidence the Russian vessel was bent on anything other than But the question of whether the ship had cables by accident was Will Study Report Korte turned the destroyer wa r d Argentia Newfoundland where he was due tonight The State Department to de- cide on the basis of de- tailed report what if any it will make to the Kremlin No resistance to the U.S Ing party was encountered to Adm Jerauld Wright U.S Atlantic Fleet commander He said the master was friendly and cooperative Conversations between the American sailors and the Russian crew were conducted in French A spokesman for Canadian Over acas cat ions Corp part owners of one of the broken Transatlantic cables said Thursday night at Montreal that we had and have had no sons to this was anything other than a routine break Pentagon Approves Boarding The Defense Department said the boarding order was issued by Wright with the approval of De- fense Secretary Neil H McElroy The White House said President Eisenhower was advised the de- stroyer had been sent to the area The boarding was carried put under an 1884 treaty for tion of submarine cables Czarist Russia signed the treaty and the Soviet Union ratified it in 1026 The treaty provides that ing cables either fully or by culpable negligence is a punishable offense The Union would be responsible for Im- posing any penalties involving a Russian ship Five cable breaks have occurred since last Saturday along the course in which the Soviet ship tad been operating Two repair ships were enroute from Halifax to grapple the tele graph cable from storm swept Icy Atlantic Bus Authority Receives Loan The Public Transportation A yesterday received loan from the Greater New Development Corp Murray S Stephens presented check for the loan to Robert Authority urer p.m Houk said the check was placed In the Author general fund The loan had been requested by Authority for operating capita In resuming bus service Monday throughout the city A note for Interest free loan was proved Tuesday by the Authority and presented Richard E Rentz president ADD NEW CARS PITTSBURGH New York announced today a modernization program of Its freight car fleet at a cosi of 17 million dollars The program includes purchase of new hoppers Feels Meeting Only Salvation SHAPIRO KIEV Prime Minister Harold s more inclined to yield on subject talks than is President Eisenhower if 11 seems he only to prevent war h Berlin responsible diplomats said Daily Weather Report Partly cloudy and warm today High to 55 Cloudy rain tonight ending MI Sat Low tonight M to M High M to 45 Weather statistics for the M- koar period 7 are Maximum temperature 47 Minimum temperature 31 Precipitation 07 ruin River slaire 8.8 feel Statistics for the name date a year Maximum Minimum temperature 31 Hirer stare 1.1 feet American Might In Berlin Is Prepared Today marked the half way grace offered by the Soviets they turn over Berlin con rols to the Communist East Germans May 27 and events cas Macmillan in the role of middle man in breaking the diplomatic stalemate President Eisenhower re the idea of top level talks Soviet Premier rejects anything less than the summit while still maintaining Soviet determination to hand thi Berlin lifelines over to East Ger There was no doubt Mac mill an by the Western call for a ministers conference on Berlin and that he firmly put this call to Khrushchev in person bu after five days of talks with he was reported less op posed to a summit meeting thai But it is felt the prime minister may reluctantly urge the it to parley with II nothing else will prc vent conflict over Berlin The feeling in most serious dip circles in Russia was tha Macmillan definitely was looking for a way to head off war Berlin and that the s u m m i should not be rided out even firmness of Elsen declaration at hi Wednesday news conference To Coordinate Study For Possible Establishment Of Metropolitan Commission The Greater New Castle Association will coordinate a study by metropolitan area municipalities and municipal planning commissions on the possible establishment of a regional planning commission An explanation of planning commission functions was presented to 78 ning and municipal officials and interested citizens last night at The by James Pickford regional director of planning for the state Department and Heinz Fenichel director of the Central Westmoreland County Regional Planning Commission Officials of the city county and all municipalities except Union Twp and South New Castle Borough were present at the meeting at planning discussion yesterday Include L-R Smith Fenichel Paul G chairman of Committee on City and Suburban Development West Berliners Await May 27 By PHIL NEWSOM UPI Foreign News Editor BERLIN Russian ultimatum to the Western Allies to get out of Berlin by May 27 reached its halfway mark today and found West Berliners apprehensive but un afraid Both they and their American allies here are convinced the Russians fully intend on May 27 to hand over to the Communist East Germans the land and air controls thai are Berlin's r American military sources here carefully avoid talk which them in a political situation and they are carefully avoiding talk which the Russians might in- as threatening Common Plan On Sewage Is Urged For Townships The Area Taxpayers Protective League last night requested the township board of supervisors to work with other townships interested in the metropolitan sewage system to formulate a common plan to be pre- sented to the city and the supervisors of the various ships In a second motion the to ask a Twp league arid the Twp Progressive Council to re- quest supervisors In their Dulles Hoping To Resume Job WASHINGTON UPI officials said today ailing Secretary of State John Foster Dulles is taking a greater part in foreign policy each day and shows every intention of re- suming his post full-time if at all possible The secretary under massive radiation treatment for cancer gave dramatic evidence of this increased participation when he summoned his top aides to ter Heed Army Medical Center late Thursday for a strategy con- ference on Berlin Schedule Change Listed For Authority Bus Runs Changes hive been listed on Hw runs of Public Transportation Authority buses when service begins Monday H Leroy Sheaff general manager has an- The new routes Ave and Moravia St to Public Square Jefferson St and ton St According to Shoaff none of the line routes have been changed and the were primarily Installed to obtain schedules In the Public Square as near as we n A complete schedule of runs will be published in tomorrow's News Shoaff said buses will run at 20 minute intervals Shoaff reminded riders tire would take off any line found to be unprofitable Shoaff and Joseph Armond general manager and of drivers the routes From the Public Square west to At- Are south to Cedar St then along tile set route to the S Liberty St turnaround St The same north of Washington St south from Washington on Mill St to Long Ave Long Ave to Moravia St south to Charles St east to Jefferson St north to race Ave west to Moravia St north on Moravia to Long Ave and east on Long to Mill St St The same route Is planned Shoaff said except every third once an will be run on Sampson St Washington St The same route as before St Hamilton St The same route is planned for Under the schedule set up by terson st north of Washington SL and Jor the south of Washington St Ave The same route is planned except that buses will leave the Public Square 15 utes later than said conversation leaves doubt that military plans have been prepared for an emergency and that they believe they can carry out Officer Coins Phrase It was an American briefing of- ficer who coined the phrase ap but unafraid sations by this correspondent with West Berlin business people bear him out Here only a thin at times most Imaginary line divides East and West Sometimes it runs along a quiet residential street At es it might he an impressive marker such as the Brandenburg Gate An East German customs officer stands guard there amid rubble marked off on the one hand by ruins of the old chancellory and on the other by the foundation which once was that of the American Embassy Business in West Berlin goes on as usual But there is no one either in East or West Berlin who does not seem aware of the May 27 line first announced by Russian Premier Khrushchev three months ago and reiterated with threatening overtones in Moscow 48 hours ago Convinced Of Crisis Germans and Allies are con- here that a real crisis is hand They do not believe it will erupt the moment the East Germans fake over the communications con- Some do not even believe that Berlin is the real target of the Khrushchev campaign Dr Karl Silex chief editor of the Berlin newspaper Der spiegel and one of the most re- spected observers here believes that the Russian objective is a permanent division of Germany He believes the Russians know the Americans will not get out of Berlin and that therefore the lin issue almost could be de- scribed as a decoy He believes a necessity of Khrushchev's seven-year plan Is stabilized Eastern Europe grated permanently into the viet system on hat basis whist Khrushchev really wants is a arate peace treaty with an inter- nationally recognized East many ships to take similar action In the motions presented by Director Frank the league asked their accept or reject any program on sewage at its Monday meeting In discussions before motions were presented the board indicated sufficient mation has not presented on and costs favor a quick decision that would shut the door on a metropolitan sewer program The board questioned the desirability of erecting five individual sewage plants the city Louis A Orlando board chairman said that Twp residents have not hope ft metropolitan tem can be established City Council voted Feb 17 not permit Twp to join the city's system as mended in the report of and Associates city I consulting engineers for a metro- sewer system The board indicated last night the township metropolitan proposal might in elude revisions of the Townsend and Associate gram The league also said the adoption by the ship supervisors of a separate sewage disposal system may make a metropolitan program between the city and other townships more cult Facsimile NEW P O S r s Clare Luce former U.S to Italy was ed by President yesterday to be Ambassador to Brazil H was announced in Washington Will Accept Lockout Ruling Samuel president of the Valley tion Co said today he will not appeal a state Bureau of ment Security decision that would give unemployment benefits to company employes Friedman raid he would not spend further money to appeal the decision which said a work page by Local 89 Amalgamated j Association ol Street Electric way and Motor Coach Employes of America was a lockout The maximum benefits that could be received under the appeal would be payments to the 26 ployes of The local office said be paid to employes only for tune which they had not been working elsewhere since bus service ended Aug 6 The union will work now for the Public Transportation DEATH RECORD Friday Feb 1959 Mrs William C Wright 59 306 Mission Meade J Norman Smith 79 Pitts burgh Pa Mrs Edward Pal 62 1504 Grimes St 74 1337 Crolon Ave James Norman Fowler 68 211 S Ray St Sarah Gertrude Woods 436 Ave eek Solution o Ailing Bus jnes In State spe clal Senate committee seeking cures for ailing bus industry will open its Inquiry with public hearing in tonight and at Johns Saturday Sen Charles H R chairman meetings would have the dua of support fo wo possible remedies he alread las proposed His bills with in Senate approval would ex public transportation author from paying gasoline taxe and license fees for their buses Altoona which is In home district has a public trans authority The Altoona meeting Alto for p.m in Hotel will take the Penn testimony Mrs Gertrude E Cameron 61 Mrs Edwin Main 11 Ellwood City rom Mayor Hobert W Anthony members of the city council am representatives of the development section of the loca chamber of commerce Seek Solution Sen Ernest F Walker a committee member sail lie has lined up for the Johns lown session Mayor Waller E Rose council members and rep of the chamber c commerce labor mining U S Steel Bethlehem Steel and loca transportation firms The meeting is booked for the Fort Hotel at noon Saturday We are trying to find to keep mass transportation 01 the Walker said Man companies arc in bad condition and look like they ar going to fold We owe it to Hi people to keep them in opera lion Besides Mallery and Walker committee members include Re publican Sen George N Wad Cumberland and Democrat Thomas J Kalman an William V Local Government Form Gets From Panel Charter Commissioners Hear Experts By O K PATTON Staff Writer First of a eily charter study Nearly 40 persons including members of five Third Class City Charter Commissions met with Pennsylvania Economy League officials and experts in municipal government in an all-day session at Pittsburgh Speakers In general Untied the or city plant but the lona BO or weak mayor form is in gse in all of the state's third class cities Representing the New Castle commission were Chairman Charles E McGrath r Secretary William J Kinnard Frances H Maxwell and William Be- sides New the sions represented were Altoona Sharon Greensburg and Erie League officials who spoke were Dr David H PEL director of research Jrimes G PEL tor and Neil C PEL research briefed Uie group on the form the form under which and which he John A manager Mt Lebonon Twp discussed his duties as manager and praised that form of government Blanton the pretent commission form being used In third class cities He the commission form as did who quoted from aa undisclosed source that Tex saffered a M yean we fora ever The commission form began la Galveston Tex following a hurricane after which a committee of businessmen divided municipal and carried them Banlon did however concede that commission and has produced good ment but only In an ideal tion Each of the five commissions gave progress reports at the end of with much of the discussion centered on the public UMT an laced Regional planning according to is based on the aim to control change to give a better in the future Recommends Master Plan recommended the adorn on of a master plan which looks at nn area as it exists nnd it is here The plan Is based said use plan what lie land uses arc and where the uses could and should be located system how land uses arc connected facilities we can pay for all im- Tools for the master plan suid controls In the plan Fenichel said cal conditions must be looked at without considering municipal Fenichel explaining ifs program In Greensburg said In that included a flooding creek traffic parking and that wero common in all our participating municipalities said the regional ning commission would have no legislative powers and would he strictly to its members Among regional problems ford fin Id are sewers highways transportation and land-use Under a regional planning com- mission said participating con use a anil pick his brains Wens Pickford ad tied the participating municipalities can pool financial resources The municipalities can pay for the on a proportionate basis of population or or market value of property Federal Aid Pickford said the federal ment will pay for 50 per cent of planning study costs with the municipalities paying the other half Fenichel said the program is financed by from the city from Twp and each rom Southwest Greensburg and South Greensburg Boroughs the county matching the total butions of the four municipalities and the 50 per cent allocation from the Federal government Fenichel said the 1959 budget of Hie planning commission is 000 amounting to a per capita cost of In addition to the regional ning program Fenichel said he gives day by day help to paling municipalities and their in- dividual planning commissions warned however that unless a program is kept active the work is wasted Would Show Interest Mayor Edward A ing for the special study said each participating ity attending would show its est in the program Mayor DeCarbo added that by attending the ing no municipality would mit itself to he regional program until each municipality had for- mally voted to enter the program Lewis Dayton chairman of the Twp Planning and Continued On 2 Column INSIDE TODAYS NEWS Classified 26 TV 29 Cross Editorial 4 21 Obituary 2 NEWS Facsimile STAYS ON Steven V Carter R D-Ii puts his firm around his son Steven Anthony Carter 19 In hU Washington office after he the House he will keep hb iron m hit Congressional payroll but wilt oat hlj from to Uw tut week In at year a M been In r t Sports 24 TheAters PHONES WANT Arthur He seeds selected best that he could find of ables and flowers he has a W kind There's sprouts anal of many hues spectrum will be shamed this with gay and sundry hues matoes of lima beans Swiss chard and alp he'll have and other kl ft The wtO at Near tar M watt Wl i
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