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Daily Mail, The (Newspaper) - February 12, 1960, Hagerstown, Maryland JttaiL Weather nt VOL cxxxn NO 36 HAGERSTOWN MD FRIDAY FEBRUARY 12 im SINGLE COPIES 5 CENTS Boasts Again Of Soviet Might Sheriff Feels Break Near In Cows Disappearance Confident Kidnapers Hove Him Wealthy Brewer Missing Since Tuesday GOLDEN Colo Feb 12 AP Sheriff Art Wer muth says the time is near for a big break in the itrange disappearance of Adolph III 44 wealthy brewer who may have been kidnaped Wermuth and COOTS 76yearold lather Adolph Coors II say they believe the missing man is being held by kidnapers If there have been ransom de mands the family and officers keeping them secret The elder Coors hurried back from a Hawaiian sojourn with the an nounced purpose of negotiating with kidnapers It is just a mal ter now of waiting for an offer be said The crucial time in pasl cases Of kidnaping is 36 hours to 44 days after the abduction is made Wermuth said disappeared Tuesday on the way from his Skies Clear In Midwest Bitter Cold Mercury High In Contrast Over East 1Y THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Skies cleared and temperatures Deserter Is Forgiven For Good Reason BETTESHANGER England Dadd 20 deserted 226 mates on a staydown strike in a coal the union forgave him When pretty June Kent 19 heard of the strike she stormed into the pithead offices and de manded to speak to Brian by tele phone You right up out of there she ordered Any more of this and the wedding is off He emerged within 15 minutes Brian and June are gelling married Saturday S Claims Nobody Ever Runs For Vice President SUMMIT N J tary of Labor James P Mitchell ays he is not a vicepresidential candidate He explained that tra ditionally there is no such thing History shows that in our country nobody runs for vice president Mitchell told a Lin coln Day dinner sponsored by the Union County Republican Com mittee Its up to the presidential nom inee and the convention to select the candidate j j 1 j i For any American to say he dropped in the Midwest today as j would not be flattered to be con road crews continued clearing against dismissal of 140 miners as an economy move Coors morning home in the mountain foothills to the family brewery at Golden 12 miles west of Denver His stalion wagon small blood stains on the upholstery was found near a wooden bridge on a country road There were blood stains on one of the wooden rail ings Coots cap and eye glasses were nearby Wermuth is the only official giv ing out any information to news men FBI agents have maintained ton area Supermarket Strike Worry To Housewives WASHINGTON six chains of supermarkets closed by a strike Washington area house wives cast about in somewhat frantic fashion today to lay in weekend food supplies Small independent neighborhood groceries have been jammed A few adventurous souk commuted out to towns beyond the 25mile radius affected by the shutdown so they could shop as usual in a supermarket Others relied on canned goeds Uome freeiers came into their own The strike came with no warn ing early Wednesday morning when members of Meatcutters Lo cal 555 voted to strike the Acme Safeway Food Lane and Grand Union chains A sixth chain Giant joined the others in shutting down although not direct ly affected by the dispute with Local 555 Together the six chains had sold three quarters of all food supplies in the Washing silence although they entered the case a few hours after Coors dis appearance The sheriff who gained World A federal mediator spent most of Thursday trying to get manage ment and union representatives to sit down together at a conference are looking for three suspects who were seen in a late model Dodge automobile in the vicinity Coors home shortly before vanished The car Wermuth said bore red and white plates of the type used this year in Utah Florida Ohio The meatcutters rejected a con oil tract providing wage increases from 74 to 274 cents an hour over a 28month period They demanded a 30centanhour boost in a one year contract Journey men meatcutters earned an hour under the old contract and women members who packaged Wermuth told newsmen it was j the meats earned an hour Want Rt 40 In Main System Of Highways WASHINGTON AP A mem ber of the House Public Works Committee group has been asked to help keep the Garret and Alle gany County section of US 40 in the interstate highway system Eight Western Maryland labor leaders talked yesterday to Sen J Glenn Beall then introduced them to Rep Wright a member of the com mittee studying the interstate sys tem and its relation to military needs Plans now call for the interstate system road along US 40 west ward to Hancock then swing north Olc Tne distribution of free the Pennsylvania Turnpike stores to try to learn of any uncral surPlus fooci ln Washington The Maryland group argued that usual purchases of groceries and Hagerslown will bethe Pennsylvania toll road has ninth said this might indicale ifielri next week tne Coumyjiunnels which would be dangerous kidnapers had obtained largeiDonable foods otficc and cosily lo improve They also amounts of supplies to stock a re1 The surplus food will be dis said the road already is too mote cabin itributed to eligible persons inheavily traveled r PlHil nf and vicinllv at thef They said it would be more K nS wh the rMrsNorlh Street Sch00 Monday practical to continue the system brothcis who optj the Coors Tucda and Wednesday of next along liS 40 throu his belief that Coors is alive and is being held somewhert in Colo rado Possibly not in my Jeffer son county but maybe in Den ver Jefferson County adjoins Denvers western city limits Weremuth said most of the of ficers on the case now are check ing mountain cabins in the region They are also visiting grocery Free Food Distribution Dates Set Magazine Salesman Identified snowstorm Many small towns remained iso lated from the slorm which dumped foothigh falls of snow from the Great Plains to Michi gan Travel on some highways in Wisconsin and northwestern Illi nois was slowed by stalled cars and snow drifts No heavy snowfalls were indi cated during the day in most of the country However a snow belt stretching 400 miles was reported in Texas Only other wet spots were in the central Rockies which report ed snow flurries and in south cen Iral Texas hit by showers Skies were clear in the southwest but cloudiness was reported in most other sections of the country It was below zero again today in northern Midwest areas with 11 at Grand Forks ND one of the lowest readings Colder weather moved into the Atlantic Coast states after Thurs days unseasonably high tempera tures The mercury climbed to 66 in Newark NJ a record for Feb 11 as was the 57 in Windsor Locks Conn It was 66 in Balti more and 56 in Boston New Yorks mild 60plus readings were mured by Vind gusts up to Senators Favor New Test Ban Good Chance Of Ratification Reported WASHINGTON AP Sen George D Aiken RVO said to day a nuclear weapons test ban along the lines of the new US proposal should have a good chance to win Senat ratification Aiken and several Democratic senators joined in commendation of the proposal although some said there didnt seem to be much hope it would break the deadlock in the ISmonthold Geneva talks Initial Soviet reaction supported that idea Our reaction is negative So viet Delegate Semyon K Tsarap kin told newsmen in Geneva proposals cannot serve as The magazine salesman whoilhe bsis Ior an Mri of asree allegedly falsely represented sidered for the nations second highest job would be untruthful Mitchell said at a news confer ence preceding the dinner Thurs day night Mystery Sub Crippled And Capture By Argentine Navy Imminent Says Naval Chief BUENOS AIRES Argentina AP Argentine warships have crippled a mystery submarine hid ing in a southern Argentine gulf and capture of the sub is immi nent Navy Secretary Gaston Cle ment announced Thursday night Government authorities claimed the underwater intruder was suc cessfully trapped after 12 days of hide and seek near the Argen tine naval base at the head of Golfo Nuevo 650 miles southwest of Buenos Aires Argentine claims the entire gulf 20by40squaremile body of water opening into the South At her territorial water Rear Ad Clement for the first time confirmed newspaper reports that the submarine had been at tacked both on the surface and under water He told newsmen that the sub is forced to come to the surface every 48 hours showing she had suffered serious damage from depth charges and artillery shells fired by Argentine warships Argentine authorities have been silent on the likely identity of the submarine Both the United States and Britain said none of their sub marines are operating ii the area This it the third foreign sub marine scare in Argentine terri orial waters within 21 months The navy announced the other two jot away after being detected Un official naval sources said then hose two were believed to be So viet Three Argentine warships on raining duty reported spotting he latest submarine Jan 30 i the Gulfo Nuevo The warship sealed off the narrow mouth of th himself as having the endorse1 But US officials miit chiefs a ment of Mayor Burhans hasihope the Soviet Union would takejment house Thursday nighl Sen been indentified and Policed more favorable attitude after Alfredo Turano if the Chief Blair Overlon has notifieda thorough study of the procongressional def3 committee the mans employer of the alposals Otherwise they said the emcrged from the meeflng and leged phony nalure of his operaG e n e v a negotialions will be He is no longer work1threatened with collapse ing in the city Some Democrats in Congress The police chief said this they had long advocated just morning I have reported that character to the firm he works for and also to the Magazine such a plan as President Eisen hower announced Thursday Sen Mike Mansfield announced in a radio broadcast that the Argentine public can be sure that the intruding submarine exists Publishers Association in New the Democratic whip commented York He said that the latter that it was a good way to dis or play bipartisanship when the Strongest In World He Claims Estimated 400 000 Indians Hear Address NEW DELHI India Feb 12 AP Soviet Premier N i k i t a Khrushchev de clared today that the Soviet Union is the itrongest mili tary power in the world but does not wish to take advan julf to prevent the submarine tage of her superiority from escaping into the Atlantic Additional ships were rushed to the scene The Frondizi government sent rushorder to Washington for at ditional high powered antisub marine equipment The US Navy announced Thursday night tha two planes are flying the equip President Arturo Frondizi met ment here by this weekend It in eludes depth charges electron spare parts electric testing de vices and aircraft flares A Navy spokesman in Washinf ton emphasized no US Nav ships aircraft or personnel wi be operating with the Argentin navy we are merely selling an transporting the equipment ganization tries to regulate the administration takes up recpm conduct of magazine solicitors mendations from the Senate and performs valuable service The proposal formally pre in this respect jscnted to the Soviets in Geneva The man in question calledcalls for a ban on all sea and told houseair atomic and hydrogen blasts his way through college and Continued On Page 2 Col S brewery and porcelain plant Al though the plants have been scenes of labor trouble in recent years Coors younger brothers Williim and Joseph have dis counted them as a factor m the m a he p T and Sons disappearance of Adoiph The days of labor violence arc through the two week February 15 16 and 17 Western Maryland counties from 9 am lo 3 pm Al Hancock the food will be distributed on Thursday Feb ruary 18 from am to 2 County Had Thunder Hail 0vrr William Coors said This Polecat Adds To Its Bad Reputation All kinds of things have con tributed to highway accidents Heres a crash you can blame on a skunk A car driven by an uniden tified motorist stopped sud denly on U Rt 40 A east of Funkslown this morning to avoid hitting one of the odor our animals Melvin L Jones 27 of Keedysville Rt 1 who At Clear Spring the food will be distributed on Friday Feb ruary 19 at the Town Hall from am to 1 pm At Keedysville the food will ibe distributed at the Washing jton County Roads Building on Monday February 22 from am to 2 pm Supervisor Milton R Moats said all persons who feel they are eligible should report on those days Skunk In Can Stirs Up Mess COV1NA Calif APTo Bar bagc collectors John Ilunmkut and Bobby Joe Jennen it was just was following slammed on his can notiM V A on brakes as did David E Allen 31 nf Boonsboro Rt 2 who was next in line But Allen couldnt stop in time and plowed into the rear of the Jones car Both vehi cles were damaged to con siderable extent There was no report on the polecat whether it scapert or rot They trucks emptied it into their hopper Thursday and were sprayed head on hy a live skunk Some joker they retried in dignantly hud sealed the animal in the can They returned to the cily yard to start an extensh c airing Their track riVodorized with pine spray Tht skunk escaped That mass of cold air finally got here last night and the fore casters tell us it will linger over the weekend Tonight will be even colder than last nights 30 with a min imum around 20 early tomor row This mornings chilling winds were quite in contrast to yester day morning when a thunder storm and hail were reported from an area east of Hagers town For five minutes Thursday morning the hail beat down on our roof and the lightning flash ed and the thunder rolled said Mrs Vernon Shipley Maple villc who forgot to phone about the freak storm until early yes terday afternoon She said the hail marie so much noise on the roof that she was awakened The temperature yesterday reached 60 here Clear skies will prevail through Sunday says the Weather Bureau this morning Warmer weather is due to re turn Tuesday says the fiveday Maryland forecast student from Germany working iderground tunnels Small underground shots would Loruinued On Page 2 Col 2 Local Fair Head Points To Benefits Of Race Meet Here Washington County received I which Mr Rosen expresses th as its share in the divijview that additional racin sion of taxes collected by the dates should not be granted t was an exchangers well as large explosions in unstate Racing Commission fromthe local Fair Association nni iTT1 i n rt Hoidrni inH ttmnolc tha mnofiniT anH that I hpllPVP that Vnll will Fair Association said in a letter to State Senator George E Sny der released today Dr Snavelys letter was to clarify some misunderstandings relative to the recent request for a longer race meeting here eluding Hagerstown have asked from the State Racing Commis sion Dr Snavely referred in lis letter to Senator Snyder to a letter written to the senator y Odell H Rosen president of the local Retailers Bureau in Bill In Legislature Aims At Halting Illegitimate Births Side Tracked This tram of trucks is a portion of more than 75 truckers who were stalled at the Triangle Truck Port on Highway 6 in Northwest Davenport Iowa hy a 12inch snow lhat traffic the past few days When restaurant workers were un able to ronch Hie Truck Port for work some of the truckers pitched in and poured coffee waited on table and washed dishes Bemuse only 18 cots were available must of the truckers were forced to sleep in their cabs v few Dr president Robert of Ihe Hagerstown Ihe local race meeting and that I believe that you will agre benefits everyone and not just ajthat the directors of this asso C Snavelyjciation are reputable business men and they are well aware o the economic condition now ex isting in Washington Count This situalion has been brough about by lack of employmen and I feel quite sure that Mr Rosen does not contend that th association contributed in an this year which several of theiway to this condition says Dr halfmile Maryland tracks ini Snavely in his letter to Senate Snyder The letter continues a follows Mr Rosen has stated tha obviously the proceeds receive by the Hagerstown Fair Associ ation are for the financial bene Continued on Page 2 Col 1 ANNAPOLIS AP Sen John Sanford DWorcester today ntroduced a bill to make it un awful for a woman to give birth o more than two illegitimate chil dren in Maryland Any person convicted would be ubject to a sterility operation a ine of up to and imprison ment up to three years loss of ler children and loss of state and ocal welfare payments Sanford said he was introducing he legislation to cut down on the rate of illegitimacy in this state The former Worcester County States attorney said he had pros ecuted many cases of bastardy vhich involved multiple illegiti mate births and he believes the is quite prevalent hroughout the state When you have a woman whc has seven or eight illegitimat children and she keeps on havin them at the expense of the tax payers its time to do something about it Sanford said He said Worcester County gram juries and other grand juries have recommended tighter controls ov er illegitimate births He said he set a limit of two illegitimate chil dren because he said he realized the practice could not be effec lively outlawed entirely Sanford said he prosecuted one bastardy case against a man al leged of fathering five illegitimate offspring only to find out that the woman had four other illegitimate children He said she was receiv ing a month in welfare pay ments Suggest lail Prisoners Fed 3 Meals Dally With No Seconds7 It has been recommended I cost to the County will be no hat prisoners in the for three meals per per per day than the present ion County Jail here be fed I of allowing aU ihrec times daily but that 0 eat as much as they be given no second helpings Consideration should also This was the given to increasing the guard force so hat at all limes at Icasl two officers can be on duly one for inside thp other for outside The average daily population at the jail is exces sive for the present jail force The inspection found that men who are on work detail receive three meals per day those not working receive two Prisoners are allowed to eat as much additional food beyond the regu they can without wasting it and lar serving In this way the iMiiinueJ on Page 1 Col 1 Speaking from the same stand from which President Eisenhower two months ago defended West ern military alliances Khru shchev said that because of So viet military strength the idea at peaceful coexistence is gaining ground even among advocates of the cold war They have come to under stand that if war is unleashed by them the instigators and inspir ers woud be the first to perish in its Dames he declared An estimated 400000 Indians heard Khrushchev speak at civic reception in sprawling Ram Lila Park between the new and old cities of Delhi Eisenhower it ratted an estimated million spec ators to a similar reception for him two months ago in the park Earlier today Khrushchev had met alone with Prime Minister tehru for nearly three hours dur ng which it was assumed Indias border dispute with Red China was discussed Although many In dians hoped Khrushchev would persuade Red China to pull her troops out of Himalayan territory both nations claim Nehru was reported to have no such hopes and to doubt that Khrushchev had enough influence with Mao Tie lung to change the Chinese lead ers course Khrushchev coupled his attack Continued on Page 2 Col 5 No Debate On Antietam Bill Now Forecast The Antietam National Park bill will probably be passed by the House of Representatives next week without debate This is what Rep John R Fo ley told Dr Walter H Shealey m a letter recently After the bill passes House its passage by the Sen ate should be a matter of rou je The bill has been reported on 0 the floor of the House by tht Rules Committee However here had been some question as to whether the bill could be jassed by consent By consent means that if no one objects when the bill is put before the House it will omatically pass and be sent to tie Senate The bill will authorize the Na ional Park Service to purchase and at the site of the Battle of Antietam This land will then ic released to the farmers who occupy it on condition that they teep the land as farmland as was during the time of the ivil War When Folcy ran for Congress n 1958 he criticized Rep De Iitt S Hyde for failing to se ure passage of the bill Al houghho himself encountered omr roadblocks in the Con gressional committees he has ileriged himself to secure pas age of this bill and the C 4 0 National Park bill this year in the 33rd report of the inspec tion of county jails of Maryland by the Board of Correction hich has this to say about the local jail A recommendation is bring miwle that the County Commis sioners seriously consider feed ing three meals per day to all men whether working or not hut to disallow seconds and Readers Index AmuMmentt 4 Bridge Lesson IS Crossword Punlt IS Daily Prayer 2 Sam 7 Editorial 14 Ann Linden 10 Marlew S Lowry 4 Tatovition I J Society Sport 1MMJ Weekend t Weather Map 9
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