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   Cumberland News, The (Newspaper) - April 28, 1966, Cumberland, Maryland                                wither t OL cUunull mttlwit act of 3 CUMBERLAND MARYLAND THURSDAY APRIL 28 1966 AMociatcd Prtsi UPI AP Pbotolu Politically Independent Frostburg Man V Tf Injured In Crash toth 26 CENTS WindDriven Water Pours Into Streets Huge Waves Surge Over Protective Walls Along Coast TOLEDO Ohio driven floodwalers forced thou sands of persons out of homes along Lake Erie Wednesday in the worst waterfront flood in 1 years Hundreds of families moved out of lakefront houses and cot ages in an area stretching from Monroe Mich to fort Clinton Ohio and including a sectiono Toledo battered by tornadoes on Palm Sunday 1965 Gale Winds Slacken Late in the day the US Weather Bureau reported a slackening of the galeforce northeast wind which cause the flooding by in effect revers ing the flow of Lake Erie Mos of the water up to four fee deep along beaches and water front areas should run of rapidly once the wind dies the Weather Bureau said Waves up to 10 feet high smashed over protective walls along the coast sending water pouring over streets and into houses It just kept coming and com ing and Judy Yentcfi a schoolteacher who watched the flood from her apartment near Monroe Mich Rowboats and amphibious ve hides were used to take people from flooded Houses and build ings ThoosandsEvacuated Monroe Civil Defense Director Robert Guildersleeye estimated between 5500 and 6000 people were evacuated in that area In Toledo Civil Defense Director Jim Ault estimated more than 300 families 1200 to 1400 peo ple were moved out Many other families to move up to the second floor Guildersleeve said Steady rain flooded areas poured on throughout the the day but it was the wind which caused most of the flooding A wind blowing consistently at 40 to 50 miles an hour shoved the lake water ashore over coast areas up to threequarters of a mile inland and caused creeks and inlets to overflow Mother 5 Tots Found Stabbed NEW YORK dark haired attractive mother and her five children the eldest only 5 years old were found stabbed to death Wednesday in a Brook lyn tenement apartment Thousands of persons were at tracted to the scene in a pre dominantly Puerto Rican neigh borhood They stood behind po lice lines as investigators con verged on the sixstory walkup building Sought for questioning in the slayings was the husband and father of the victims Jose Tor res 25 who also uses the last name of Suarez He was de scribed by police as a former mental patient No weapon was found The bodies were discovered about 5 pm by the superinten dent of the apartment building The victims last were seen alive Sunday Mrs Maria Rivera Torres 24 wasfound on the floor of one of two bedrooms in the second floor apartment On the bed was her youngest child Jose Jr l In a second bedroom contain ing twin beds two children werefound dead in each bed They were Harry 5 Yvette 4 Maria Antoinette 3 and Nancy 2 dy Funds Voted By Senate LakeErie Goes Oh Rampage Hundreds of homes along LakeErie in Michigan and Ohio were flooded vesterdav when high winds drove water over breakwalls Hardest hit in the Toledo area were the Point Place and Lost Peninsula sections AP rhotofax Three Die 65 Hurt In Blast At Ammo Plant A powerful explosion Wednes day rocked an Army ammuni tion plant that produces shells and gunpowder for the war in Viet Nam Three persons were missing and presumed killed and 65 others were injured The blast shattered a storage magazine on the sprawling 11000acre Indiana Army am munition plant and apparently blew three men to bits It shattered windows and da maged buildings as much as 10 miles away in Southern Indiana and across the Ohio River in northern Kentucky Maj William G Lawhead PennsyNYC Roil Merger Approved WASHINGTON government on Wednesday approved the biggest merger in history uniting the Penh andrJsTew York Central But it rejected another consolidation that wouloVhave resulted in the nations longest rail system commanding plant said officer of the three employes On Inside Pages Ann Landers 6 Bridge 18 Comics22 Crossword 22 Cryptoquote 22 Deaths 13 Dr Van Dellen 15 Editorial Page 15 Markets18 Pacing22 Secrets Of Charm 6 Sports 1921 State News 3 TriState News 1617 WintAds2325 Womens News 6 vcre missing and their next of kin had been notified They vcre in a pickup which had driven to a storage igloo to get powder for the loading line They went down in a vehicle o pick up the mortar propellant to take back to the oading line when the blast ccurred Lawhead said The was destroyed Olin Mathieson Corp which the plant for the Army identified the missing mployees as Adaiare Hayes nd Dale Lord of Charlestown nd William Zimbro Sellers urg Ind A company salesman at East Alton HI said the explosion vas believed to have occurred n a truck Witnesses who viewed the scene from planes said the 80footlong struc ture covered with destroyed Where it had stood they said was a huge hole that resembled a gigantic bomb crater The 11man Interstate Com merce Commission unanimously agreed the Pennsylvania and New York Central should merge into a single line absorbing all freight and passenger service of the bankrupt New York New Haven Hartford Railroad But by the narrowest of votes 6 to 5 it refused to allow the Great Northern Northern Pacific and Chicago Burling ton Quincy railroads to merge taking over two smaller lines into a 25000mile system linking the Midwest to the Pa cific It was the most significant of the five merger Vetoes the ICC has voted in a decadetHat has seen more than two dozen con solidations approved And the Northern lines case is virtually certain to be disputed in a fed eral court Approving the PennCentral merger because of what it termed the financial benefits to railroads shippers and public the ICC disapproved the north ern lines merger on the ground that any financial advantages would be outweighted by a drastic lessening of competition and adverse effects on em ployes The new Penn Central sys tern which has been in the works fivp years will span the eastern United States in an hourglass pattern from Mon treal pnd Norfolk Va west to Chicago and St Louis Mo The system nearly 20000 miles long will list assets ex ceeding billion a spokesman said and will result in savings according to ICC mathemat ics of million by 1974 Modish Males Will Wear Plastic Slacks Silk Suits NEW YORK AP Modish men this year will wear slippery plastic slacks and silk suits with a sheen Men will blossom forth in lowered shirts cozy up in fur like coats and dust themselves with powderpuffs More than 500 exhibitors here for the mens sportswear trade show are banking on it Because of more leisure more money wider communica tors and especially because women are conscious of mens fashions the traditionally gray male is at last ready to turn to gaudy getups Martin Miller president of Contact Slacks says men no bnger consider colorful and dif ferent styling a threat to their masculine image Nevertheless the shows em phasis is on the heman angle That aftershave powdcrpuff for instance is called Brass Knuckles Manufacturers employ the word tough rugged and lusty almost as often as they do mod and Western the two big style influences this year Hipslung jeans in bold stripes as well as denims tailored shirts with yoke backs and tie fronts are a part of ihe cowboy jag The mod or Carnaby Street look usually refers to narrow trousers jackets with nipped in waists and broad shoulders wide collars fat knotted tics and vests Not by coincidence these are parallel influences in the wom ens sportswear field As a re suit bis and her combinations are bigselling items Nuclear Force Without Bonn Denied By Rusk WASHINGTON AP Sec retary of State Dean Rusk said Wednesday the problem of shar ing with other nations the might of the Atlantic Alliances nu clear arsenal remains major unfinished business Rusk issued an unusual state ment to dispute a published ac count saying the Johnson ad ministration has decided to ask West Germany to forget aboul joint ownership and manage ment of an allied nuclear weap ons sytem under the North Atlantic Treaty Organization One of Rusks predecessors Dean Acheson told a Senate Government committee Operations meanwhile sub that Frances plan to withdraw from NATOs military setup reminds him of a volunteer fireman re signing in the face of a fire haz ard capable of being ignited by a spark Acheson secretary of state in the Harry S Truman adminis tration and one of the architects of NATO said the alliances fire brigade would remain a power ful deterrent force without France although in some cir cumstances we could be in trouble On the matter of nuclear sharing Acheson said President Johnson is working toward a solution on which we can get agreement He pictured of a minuet going on in these negotiations but did not go into detail Acheson is an adviser to Ihe President on NATO prob lems Rusks statement was issued in response to an account in the New York Times on Wednesday which said Acheson had joined n a recommendation to ask West Sermany to forego the idea of oint sharing in NATOs nu clear defenses t j Sentry Accidentally Kills Dominican Boy SANTO An American guard at the US embassy here Wednesday ac cidentally shot and killed a Dominican shocshine boy A spokesman for the Inter American Force IAF said the incident occurred when fthe sentrys rifle went off accfden tally while a youth in his sub teens was shining the soldiers boots Big Bomber Again Attack N Viet Pass 167 Cong Killed As Field Action Picks Up In South SAIGON South Viet Nam AP A new B52 rai Wednesday on the Mu Gia Pas capped wideranging America air attacks on North Viet Nam Field action picked up slightl in the South US and Vietnam ese forces were reported t have killed 167 Viet Cong Briefing officers disclose US Air Force and Navy pilot flew 72 missions north of th border Tuesday in the raids tha stirred up Communist MI fighters for the third time i four days There was no word of furthe opposition from the Sovietdes igned warplanes since the de struction that day of one of deltawinged MlG21s encoun tered by two Air Force F4 35 miles from Re Chinas frontier Officials Cong Target While a surge of terrorist ac livity claimed attention in Sa gon officials seemed more con cerned by the Viet Congs e forts to decimate local leader ship and paralyze administra tion in the countryside Authorities announced th Communists special activitie cells have killed or kidnaped 4 338 government officials rang ihgv from hamletheadmen t district chiefssince the start o 1964 Police still were checking 01 casualties from a mine that ex ploded in a group of workers on a Saigon street as they waitei for a truck to take them to theL jobs with RMK a big American construction combine handling most of the US Defense De aartments building projects in South Viet Nam Eleven person were reported killed and mor than 40 injured The company said a check showed seven of it South Korean employes wer among the dead No American Casualties No Americans were hil though the blast lore througl the first floor of a nearby house in which four US Air Fore men are quartered The strike by the Guambasec B52s was aimed to choke of again the flow of Communis supplies to the Ho Chi Minh trai via the Mu Gia Pass which they xttled up with landslides in heir first raid against North Viet Nam April 12 North Viet namese labor battalions were reported to have reopened i with a week of day and nigh vork Peru Plane 49 Aboard Disappears LIMA Peru Peruvl m airliner with 49 person iboard including some Ameri ans was overdue Wednesday m a flight from Lima to Cuzco ima airport control power said he plane radioed a distress call 0 minutes after takeoff Police in Cuzco said by tele hone they had a report the 4 ngine Constellation crashed in oclococha 170 miles south of Jma Seven planes from the lilitary services and other air mes went aloft to look for the plane in the rugged high Andes Lineas Acreas LANSA said the ricd 43 passengers Nacionalcs plane car and a crew of 6 and that the pilot was Wil liam Jones of Miami Fla The airline said that among the passengers were four Amer icans Officials in Washington said they believed three of the pas sengers were Peace Corps vol unteers Peace Corps headquarters said three volunteers were on the manifest of the plane The headquarters Identified them as Gerald Francis Flvnn 26 Seat tle Paul L Bond 24 Jones boro Ark and Troy M Ross 25 Boise Idaho Acting Chairman WASHINGTON UPI Federal Communications Com mission FCC Wednesday named Rosel Hyde as acting chairman to replace E William Henry who has resigned Barbara McVay 17 of Baltimore walks ahead of detectives shortly after she had beendiscovered as a stowaway oh the British submarine WalrusShe Jwas put off the sub1 at the entrance of the Delaware and Chesapeake Canal arid turned over to Delaware Statepolfce PhoKc Maryland Girl Hides Aboard British Sub WILMINGTON Del 17yearold Maryland girl sneaked aboard a British submarine Wednesdayand1 hid out for four hours as the vessel steamed intothe Atlantic heading back to its Scotland base The submarine Walrus turned around and Brought the girl identified as Barbara McVay of Baltimoreto the Coal Industry Leaders UMW Sign New Pact WASHINGTON AP The Jnited MineWorkers and leader n the soft coal industry signed a new contract Wednesday in creasing basic wages a day etroactive to April l and pro major fringe benefits They hoped it would spell juick end to informal strikes which in the last 2V4 weeks have nvolved as many as 60000 of he nations 100000 soft coal miners Latest reports indicated that ome 23000 were still off the job Vednesday the others having one back to the pits at the pica f union leaders The hope was xpressed that all would be on he job by next Monday at the atcst According to some ways of iguring the settlement which uns for 2i4 years is slightly in xccss of the Johnson adminis rations 32 per cent wage in rease guidelines intended to ombat inflation However it fas not expected that the gov rnvnent would object The fringe benefits include mprovements in vacation pay ight paid holidays a year high r pay for second and third shift workers and improved seniori rules The pact was signed by UMW resident W A Boyle and lead rs of the Bituminous Coal Op rators Association The Southern Coal Producers ssociation also accepted the act Together the two assicia ons represent companies em loying about 80000 miners Anne Breaks Nose n Fall From Horse LONDON UPI AT LA Says66 Cars No Safer Than 1940 Models nne ucen 15yearold Elizabeth daughter of was thrown om her horse while riding to ounds and broke her nose a uckingham Palace ipokesman aid Wednesday The spokesman said the rincess tobk a tumble at a encc while following the xford University drag hounds n Tuesday eastern end of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal where she was transferred to an Army Engineers patrolboat The engineers brought her ashore arid put her in custody of Delaware State Police They took her to the delinquents sec tion of the Wilmington Detention Home pending arrival of her parents I wanted to go to England she told newsmen I like Eng lish boys Barbara a brunette dressed in a black jumper with a tiger striped blouse said it was a sud den impulse that made her stow aboard and insisted she had no help from any crew member A member of the naval at aches staff at the British Em bassy in Washington said a full nvestigation would be made of the incident Certainly we cant have that sort of nonsense going on in the British navy Capt Douglas MH Stobic was quoted by a newsman who telephoned him Barbara who made no effort to contact her parents said she came out of her hiding place in the subs conning tower after being sickened by fumes Todays Chuckle Some of us dont know what we want but we feel sure we dont have it TM BRR On Corp LBJ Handed Big Victory By 46 To 45 Million Okayed As Aopropriations i Unit Is Overruled WASHINGTON AP The Senate handed President John son a big victory Wednesday by voting to go along with the House in providing million to launch hisprogram of help ing lowincome families to rent better housing The margin of victory for the embattled rent subsidy how ever was only a 4645 hairline after the Senate rejected by a 6919 vote aneffort to provide million Committee Reversed This reversed a surprise 1512 Appropriations Committee vote Monday to knock out the million inserted by the House I in a supplementary appropriations measure to tide various federal agencies over until the end of this fiscalyear on June 30 Voting to restore the mil lion were 41 Democrats and 5 Republicans The committees action was supported by Democrats and 26 Republicans7 The close vote forced bacte 1 ers ofr the rent subsidy to j change theirmind about trying 10 knock oiitaprovision insert f ed by the House that officials a Virtual veto over such PJjfecfi jn their a j Racial Purpose Charged Some of the ershadprotested a hidden pur pose is to keep Negroes outof i suburbs by allowing counties to j rtock any rent subsidy projects suburbs The billwas passed 72 to 12 and sent tothe i conference to adjust differences between the two chambers Although the million for rent subsidies is far below the million JohnsVn asked to match the authorization rneas ure his administration wrestled I through Congress last year it will enable the new program to et started Students Take i Over Campus MEXICO CITY ng law students Wednesday the sprawling Nation 1 University campus one of Jexico Citys showplaces after orcing the resignation of Presi ent Ignacio Chavez in the limax of two days of violence were reports that Com lunists had sought to exploit he disorders The attorney gen rals office said it had arrested hrce foreign and five Mexican gitators after strikers seized ome buildings Monday 4 All classes were suspended Vednesday but the campus vasquiet in contrast tbTues ay nights turmoil when stu ents battled campus guards eized the university radio sta ion and smashed into ffice Witnesses said Chaver igned a paper which said he esighcd One student was reported ritically injured WASHINGTON AP The American Trial Lawyers Asso ciation charged Wednesday that 1966 cars are no safer than those of 26 years ago and de manded immediate mandatory installation of proven safety de vices in all new cars Joseph Kelner president of 25000miember group tjald House Commerce Commit the Ihe ce On the basis of our expcri nce we believe that 50 per cent of all fatalities would be elimi nated by mandating the known safety features into the design of all new automobiles Among these Kelner listed collapsible steering wheels en ergyabsorbing front and rear bumpers shatterproof safety glass that could pop out on prevent whiplash injuries It is undeniable he said that the automobile has dragged its feet in the con ception and production of safer automobiles to guard the of our people j Kelner said of the auto trys plea for more time to con duct research This committee1 must approach theproblemoT proposed research with cation and realizaton that J thtf requirements of research beforii the changes are mandated be an indulgence in the waiting game while thousands of AmertO cans will die and millions with be injured needlessly Theadministration bill betait considered by thA the secretary commerce to set t ttfn M v i iu aei siADfurtu m impact of the passenger interitwo years ii he fiads or padding and head toessary   

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