Daily News of Virgin Islands, The (Newspaper) - October 29, 1960, Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands More and Better Business for the Virgin Islands Daily SY VI 30 News The Weather Temp. Max. Temp. Min fJar Pressure Rainfall 88 29.D1 Of TMi ISLANDS FINAL 81st YEAR CHARLOTTE VIRGIN U.S.A. 29, 19GO No. V.I. Vocational Training 2nd Best in U.S.A. The Virgin vocational rehabilitation program ranks on djin the nation in the number of persons rehabilitated according to reports rer by Commissioner of cation Dr. G. Moron from the Director of the Federal Office of Vocational Georgia and West Virginia were tied for first place last fiscal each with 154 persons re- habilitated per The Virgin rating was 141L____ Dr. Moron feels that with present plans for expansion of territorial which includes plans for the ment of a sheltered the number of persons during the present fiscal year may be increased beyond last year's total of 43.------- Community Chest Asks All Residents to Give Dear As the Community drive of 1960-81 comes to a T implore every resident to trot behind our own cause and this year's campaign to a financial Our small staff of has been unable to to each and every one of you for his or her As the tion now we have 50 percent of our goal and are desper ate for the remaining going the I openly your lat's not let our needy friends who depend on the services of If YOUR COMMUNITY CHEST tur They to except through Pne contribute in the American spirit of charity the quota for this year will exceed its Bid is Sent By PuertoRico Firm A Puerto Rico construction firm ho apparent low yesterday on Thomas harbor dredging In the bid ceremony at the Department of Property the Arturo Diaz of Piedras submitted a total bid of. At the same submitted the low b i d on the w a tor fronI parking area paving But Mario Assistant Property anid explained that the Government does have to cept the low bid It weighs her factors to the quality services which be he Heavy Fines In Traffic Cases levied convicted auto Judge Cyril heavy on drivers in Municipal Three licenses were The Vocational Rehabilitation Agency in the of consists of an insular office in St. headed bv the low bidder is awarded the The Rio Piedras firm under- bid two other firms for the dredging Overseas Dredging Paul Richard fined for Louis La License for six months for the oT Miguel A. I cled f district office in St. Please send your contribution to the a total of for negligent by G. LUZ A. is to 6) Community P.O. Corp. of Chicago submitted a bid George F. 1960'-Co-chairman- Here George R. secretary and vice president of Milwaukee is now in St. Thomas and staying at the Virgin Isle also was here last Among the baseball ties visiting St. Thomas in the past week lave been Ford C. Pittsburgh General Manager Joe L. Pirate outfielder Joe Christopher and in Band Concert Sunday Thomas Band will in concert days 30, at The program will begin at p.m. The lic has been invited to Vatican Says Bishops Have Right To Advise VATICAN CITY On the question in American the Vatican has contended that Bishops in all countries had not only the right but also the duty to advise voters because elect legislators who pass that could be either from the See Kennedy Surging crowds of New ers acclaimed Senator Kennedy campaign whirl that took him to every borough but An estimated total of 1-O..OGO greeted on Carpenter Held Bail After Passing 2 Checks Police are holding in lieu of Sugar where Bergen was bond a 19-year-old ter who reportedly laid off through tiie Washington the Lower East Nixon in Michigan Vice President Nixon stumped where he fought not only against the Democrats but also a sore throat and cold autumn Free on Bail ATLANTA The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was re- leased a Georgia prison on on Page larger ships to Anticipated that the land fill will be used for reclamation Crown Bay and for extension of the Truman Field the About 30 persons attended the ceremony yesterday tii which one of the highest bids ever offered in the Virgin Islands was Only the public g have had bids Pedrito Venzen lined lor speeding while a a St. Thomas submitted the apparent low hid on a which is part general waterfront improvement gram. W. G. dent of said his firm not accept the contract un- less all items were bid for hot asphalt for for cold on Pace 6) Kit Kapp was fined for- permitting an unlicensed driver Francis Fishon was fined for driving Islands license while neth Estrill received a fine Dr. Moron at Red Cross Meeting in Washington Commissioner of Dr. G. Moron left St. Thomas to attend the fail ing on the American Red Cross Hoard of Governors in W B.C. Dr. Moron also will make his calls on Department and who have the ity for aid to education programs in tlie Virgin Tenants Complain of High Rents But Director Calls Resolution Although five tenants of son Gardens testified to alleged high rents at the public housing Thursday in n in. and authorizing an inquiry into said and of other such as not worthless checks in St. Thomas on Oct. 11. Melvin of Hospital 19, was arrested day afternoon after he allegedly gave the Oriental Bazaar and the Shop identical checks of made out to the ficticious name of The checks were signed in the where he was a Bergen is soid to have another person in the chock The checks reportedly lifted from the checkbook kept at the Sugar Estate development Other checks are said to have been passed but not yet re- ported to who was born in St. hearing conducted by the Special Labor Study Henry A. Ex- Director of the Virgin Islands Housing and Urban Re- contended that rents paid there nre among the lowest in public housing projects the Milan also labelled as and part of the Iiy the tenants of public ing living in the six housing de- operated by the gin Islands Housing and Urban Renewal is per Millin cited re- of the Public Housing Ad- rat ion which revealed the Puerto Islands rent schedule to be the lowest among Xew Among those Sen. Earle B. On ley of the The present at hearing was Sen. H. Other members of Committee not ild Mr contractor homes under construction at clothes personal testing the high rentals charged jf dwelling units in Other Pearson Gardens Guadalupe and Walter I. M.