Biddeford Journal, April 13, 1965

Biddeford Journal

April 13, 1965

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Biddeford Journal (Newspaper) - April 13, 1965, Biddeford, Maine Weather PARTIAL CLEAR me Complete Report on Page tiro Our Numbers Dept 28MMS Business 2899625 87 York Countys LOCALnews Daily Since 1884 APRIL Associated Press Wire Service 12 PAGES PRICE SEVEN CENTS Governor Reports Prospect Of Two Job Corps Camps A Y Tf A 4 4 n1 J i a DONATING the first pint of blood to the Commun Ity Blood Bank is Raymond of a senior at Francis of Both the Webber Hospital and he Notre Dame Hospital are participating in the pro where volunteer donors will be accepted by Pictured with Coniff at the Notre Dame Hospital are Edmund chief medical technologist at the Webber and Sister of the Notre Dame in charge of the program Hospitals Initiate Blood Bank Plan Aa adequate reserve of fresh whole human sufficient to meet the demands of minor catastropes as well as those of ordinary daytoday is the objective of a new pilot pro gram initiated as a joint com munity effort by the Webber and Notre Dame Bid The system of blood banking previously in use here was thai of the professional By this the fresh blood used in transfusions was charg ed to the patient at per unit and obtained from individuals willing to sell their blood at the same rate per or from friends and relatives of the pa whose donations replac ed the blood used and conse quently cancelled the hospital A relatively small list of people preparedto donate a unit of blood when In exchange for this has been kept at the A small supply of blood has also been available under the type of plan known as the walking blood This in cludes a list Of volunteers available to donate blood free when it is usually for members of some Some groups have also estab lished a system of which are allotted to the group on a unit basils and serve to cancel the hospital but do not serve to provide blood when it is most Hospital officials point out that the major defect with these which make blood available on demand or is that they never tend to establish a reserve of Continued on Page Two Saco Council Gives Budget Approval Final approval of in appropriations for the city of Saco was given by the city council last night following the second reading of the 1965 bud The adjusted figures were ac cepted by a 61 Alderman Ralph Meserve This budget represents an in crease of over last years appropriation of 500 and an estimated hike of five to six mills in the tax rate is School appropriations repre sent a total of Public school appropriations amount to and the total for Thornton Academy is of which is for trans Increases were made in capi tal from to a new ithe Dyer Library is county taxes increased from to has been allocated for adminis tration expenses the police de partment received over last years as compared to and an in crease of was granted to the fire as compared to the 1964 figure of Figures show an increase of in the street department as com pared to for last Chairman of the Superintend JUST ARRIVED THE FABULOUS TREY 3 In 1 FERTILIZER One Pound Pack age of Lawn Seed With Each Trey Purchase Saco Hardware SUPPLY COMPANY Pepperell Saco 2844661 HUOT Restaurant Camp Ellis Beach OPENING 15 Specializing In Seafoods Chops ing School Committee Lowell Innis rose at the conclusion of the reading of the budget by Mayor Paul Reny and said we can live within the cut but at the sacrifice of vital services which will have to be cut Innes said that the commit tee cannot agree with the cut because it can see the harm to the school The committee chairman con cluded by telling Mayor Reny that he would like to see action on the school budget deferred to allow further discussions which might allow the council and the committee to arrive at a more equitable After the acceptance of the Mayor Reny read a statement refuting the charge made last week that the council was uninterested and unin Mayor Reny prefaced his re marks by saying that he felt that this was not a very logical I dont think that the per son who made this remark has any idea how many hours this council has devoted in the prep aration of this the mayor told the audience of about 70 Mayor Reny told the school committee that if it feels a need for assistance from the city council and wants it to recom mend where the council feels the budget can be the al dermen are more than prepared Lo eive such But under no circumstances do I feel that this council has any obligations whatsoever in giving its recommendations to the teaching staff and under no circumstances will they do I Continued on Page Two Goudreau ELECTROLUX Sales Service 87 Pool Blddeford 2830983 Days Or 8821972 Evenings PURE MAPLE SYRUP COLE FARM DAIRY Gall 2820388 Or Ask Your Milk Man Captive Slaying Bared SAIGON South Viet Nam AP An American aid offi cial captured by the Viet Cong last 8 was shot and killed by his Communist captors on 12 after he escaped for sev en a spokesman an nounced The official was Joseph of His Mary lives in West an Air Force veter was the economic as sistance missions representa tive in Phy Ye 230 miles northeast of He was captured in an am bush with a Filipino assistant and the Vietnamese manager of a sugar cane experiment sta The spokesman said in dependent eyewitnesses had reported his The American mission con demns in the strongest terms this brutal murder of an unarmed weakened by hunger and unable to defend the spokesman This is a violation of interna tional law and accepted human itarian His murder is a wanton vio lation of the 1949 Geneva con vention on the protection of ci Seven Vietnamese air force Skyraiders bombed and de stroyed the Thanh Yen bridge in North Viet Nam 70 miles north of the South Vietnamese border a Vietnamese spokesman The spokesman said a number of Air Force planes accom panied the Vietnamese planes and attacked Communist an tiaircraft The number of American planes on the raid was not The spokesman said the an tiaircraft fire was relatively fierce but no planes were The Viet Cong threatened a week ago to execute another American civilian Gus tav Hertz of if a Viet Cong terrorist held for the bombing of the Embas sy in Saigon was The terrorist was subsequently sen tenced to but the sentence has not been carried There has been no further word of Hertzs Grainger and his two compan ions were seized near the vil lage of Tan They were traveling in a Jeep when it was stopped by a band of armed Viet The Elpidio Laugui was released along with the He said he had been taken to see Graingr on 10 aqd found him mana cled and bound in a small He said Grainger appeared to be adequately fed and in good spirits at that The spokesman said a reconstruction of events since then showed that on 1 Grainger began a hunger strike which he continued for five days in protest against his con tinned on Twin AUGUSTA AP Reed reported today what he called an exciting bit of progress the prospective establishment of two Job Corps one in Acadia National Park and the other in the Moosehorn Wildlife The governor told a news con ference that each camp will cost the federal government about a year to house some 200 youths 16 to 21 and teach them job The youths would come from other states as well as The assignment of the camps not yet definite but strongly Reed said is one of several phases of remark able progress in the work of the states Division of Economic j The division was created to make use of Presi dent Johnsons War on Poverty Reed also told the newsmen that State general fund revenue is or per above estimates for the first nine months of the fiscal year Unemployment is at low level compared to a year ago Inquiries by prospective summer visitors to the Depart ment of Economic Development and Maine Publicity Bureau have passed an increase of more than 50 per cent from the same period last which in turn was a strong increase from 1963 He does not agree with a coal industry spokesman that removal of the quota on resi dual oil would have dire con sequences New England gover nors have taken a strong posi tion for quota removal and Reed said he thinks that this would be in Maines best interests Use of surplus funds to finance continuing programs for only a twoyear period would not be sensible or responsible and would be a delusion to the public but he does not want to say now whether he would veto a bill containing that pro vision if the Democraticcon trolled legislature should pass Reed told a regular biweekly news conference he is not particularly optimistic about early residual fuel oil which tend to remove foreign competition with domes tic oil Summarizing the Economic Opportunity program in Reed noted that in addition to the prospective six municipalities have filed for grants to help develop work programs a program to educate and rehabilitate 220 of the most distressed families in Knox and Washington Coun ties has been approved there grams in 12 counties to benefit preschool children in underpri vileged families and some Small Business Administration loans already have been ap proved to assist marginal credit The revenue a low unemployment rate and in creases in inquiries about vaca tions are among manv indica tions of favorable and prospects for the rest of 1965 are he Asked to comment on a re port that the Quoddy lidal power project is said he1 is not aware Interior Secre tary tldall has made any ad verse He said a decision in Wash ington is due shortly and he will not believe the long of tide harnessng project is dead until tie hears it iroin Prcsuiont Johnson He noted that the president has ex pressed interest m the Reed said he has asked the Public Commission to study whether Maine should in as DuborJ Atly in preliminary nation on the Crosc Rock power project on the John The Federal Power Commission will be considering whether to issue a preliminary permit for the Reed said his first prefer ence is a combination of John dams at Dickey and which would But he said he isnt closing my mind to any power saving the Allagash a Cross Rock project The governor said he will name a replacement for Joseph whom he the Advi Klug of appointed Monday to sory Committee of the Health Welfare Klug has resigned as director of the Portland United Community Services and has taken a similar position in Reed said Klug had expressed interest in the committee assign ment some time ago and his interest was relayed by Health Welfare Commissioner Dean Searchers Comb Debris For Tornado Victims Under Now Management Thereses Variety 87 Union Avenut Old Orchard Beach Formerly Mayville Wlllmot By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Midwest was still coun ting its dead today as the Palm Sunday tornadoes claimed their Many more were missing in the stricken sixstate The Red Cross said at least 000 persons were In complete estimates listed dam age at Officials in where 141 BUXTON Former Saco and Fred lost their home in the tornado that deva stated the area of according to Elaine Abbotts a resident of this Abbott telephoned his ter saying that his was hospitalized with undetermined injuries and their 18yearold received severe cuts but was not Abbott was in Detroit at the time of the His lives on the Ash Swamp Abbott was formerly em ployed with the Bernstein Garage in Biddeford and his wifeworked at the Cas cade Lodge in couple left Saco in persons were battered to deaith by a series of combed through debris in homes and businesses in a hunt for more I think well find more predicted Sheriff Woo dy Caton of Elkhart The tornadoes claimed 65 victims in the 45 of them within one square Similar coupled took place in Ohio and Michi where the grim Sunday twisters claimed 53 and 44 respectively Seven persons were killed in Illinois and three in A tornado seriously injured an Iowa farmer but no deaiths were reported there The cleanup operations were hampered by power damaged communication sys tems and debrisblocked high There was some looting in In Michigan reported none of any consequence and Ohio police said there had been More than 100 officers stopped the looting in where three cash registers of destroyed stores in a shopping center were cleaned Some merchandise also was will be 29 Head Start prowith vast cleanup amount taken by undetermined but The actual looters was at least was in the cash registers when the tornado Hospitals and families were plagued by the possibility of water shortages and health per Many pumping systems failed to As the search for more twist er victims went officials in Minnesota battled to contain the Mississippi which threat ened to overflow ait record heights Riverfront businesses shut employes stayed away from work and school children from school as the flood threat grew in the At least six persons have been killed and made homeless by Minnesota and Wisconsin The Palm Sunday tornadoes first were sighted in Iowa and Scientists Skeptical On Reported Outer Space Signals LONDON and American scientists expressed skepticism today laibouit an an nouncement by Soviet astrono mers that fluctuating radio sig nals picked up from outer snace indicate another civiliz Highly said Bernard director of Britains Jodrell Bank ob and added Cer tainly we at Jodrell Bank have never corroborated the discov ery of any distant radio sources that are other than Fred professor of as tronomy at Cambridge Uni was also I received data on this sub It seems to me that what the Russians say could possibly be The statement that a new supercivilization has been dis covered was attributed Mon day by the Soviet news agency Tass to Nikolai a highly regarded scientist at the Steinberg Astronomical Insti tute in Another Soviet losef was more cau To say the he an absolutely still un known type of cosmic object has been detected in the Tass said Shklovsky does not rule out the theory that it might be the remnant of a super new Western scientists would not rule out the possibility of an in telligent form of life on a distant Todays Chuckle A psychiatrist says that talking will cure a tot of our No one be lieves Talking was what started most of them in the first ELECTROLUX Sales Service JOSEPH DUKFEE Representative Wilbur 9344741 or 9342585 stellar But they said sig nals would need a lot more study before they could be ac cepted as proof of the existence of life Tass said the fluctuating sig nals came from an in visible source of radio signals first heard by giant radio tele scopes in Scientists call such sources quasars or qua sistellar radio The signals vary in strength and the variations are repeated regularly every 100 Tass It said the variations had been characterized as un like any other known radio emissions from In Frank associate pro fessor of astronomy at Cornell said he doubted the Russians had proved the exist ence of intelligent beings in out er John Wyndham of the Cal ifornia Institute of who first catalogued said he had not observed any variations from the but if it is true that the radio emis sion this would be the first of its Harrie chairman of the British National Committee for Space said the Russian claim is extremely One must take it But he said the Rus sians had by no means presented conclusive Astronomers in Washington also said the signals would need a lot more They did not dismiss the possibility there may be many planets in the uni verse with intelligent beings and that some are trying to commu nicate with the Ihen moved to the increas ing with intensity with every Destruction was so great in some areas that officials said it was impossible to estimate officials placed the tornado cost at million to Ohio estimated damage at Michigan at Illinois at mil lion and Wisconsin at The barrage of tornadoes was the worst disaster in Indiana Two Russiaville and were completely wiped off the Some highways remained blocked 36 hours after tornadoes ripped three wide swaths through the central and north ern sections of Indiana Battered many in night packed morgues set up in high school gymnasi ums and Its as close to hell as I care to said one weary news man who toured the disaster Paul a reporter photographer for the Elkhart and his wife were driving near Dunlap when a tor nado dipped into a trailer camp and killed 45 After the funnels passed at freighttrain the silence was Huffman I thought there must be thou sands The extent of dam age was The 92 louse trailers were About a dozen were The trailers were ripped rom their whirled about in the air and sent crash to the he In northern where more han 350persons were killed or njured by hopskipping James Rhodes made a sad tour of the battered This is one of Ohios saddest he The toll in Toledo alone was 13 178 injured and 90 hos Rhodes There is nothing you can compare with The town of ounted nine The town had a population of The only thing left standing was a Civil War The black string of twisters which stabbed into Lower Michi Contlnued on Page Twoi British Envoy Gets Reds Cold Shoulder LONDON AP Britains Monday that Gordon Walker special peace Patrick Gordon said that Communist China and North Viet Nam have refused to allow turn to visit their He expressed hope they would re Gordon a former for eign told newsmen on the eve of his Southeast Asia mission he had received dis couraging replies from Peking and Hanoi to a formal British request for facilities to visit Communist China and North Viet Nonetheless I am leaving time in my itinerary for visits to both these capitals and I hope to visit them either now or Gordon Walker I do not believe that this can be their last word and that they will continue to refuse even to discuss the possibilities of Gordon Walker was named to survey the situation in South east Asia as a special repre sentative of Foreign Secretary Michael He leaves Wednesday for From there he will visit South Viet Burma and Peking in announcing was not said As a cochairman of the 1954 Geneva the British government far from taking a just stand by condemning and trying to stop this naked aggres sion on the part of the United States has been supporting each step taken by the United States in expanding its war of British Prime Minister Harold Wilson prepared to leave tonight for the United States to talk money and the Viet Nam situa Wilson will take up the Viet namese question with Sec retaryGeneral U possibly to see whether the world body could usefully intervene where partisan national governmenti have Highest on his agenda in New York is his talk at a banquet Wednesday night arranged by the Economic Club of New Wilson will tell the industrialists and economists attending that the shaky pound sterling now is over the hump and that an era of modernization and expansion lies ahead of The prime minister will lunch with President Johnson Thurs and Viet Nam will domi nate the PANEL DISCUSSION OB marriage aw taM Aug ioaitei reviewing ite lutytct nittov Miw Aug aw ;