Hagerstown Daily Mail, February 25, 1960

Hagerstown Daily Mail

February 25, 1960

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Daily Mail, The (Newspaper) - February 25, 1960, Hagerstown, Maryland Mail Weather snew windy tonMrtf flurries tomorrow ceteV VOL CXJmi No 47 HAGERSTOWN THURSDAY FEBRUARY 25 1960 SINGLE COPIES 5 Ike Given Another Big Welcome Vast Areas Of US Being Pelted By Snow And Sleet Southwest Hardest Hit By Storms Homes Without Power And School Closed TNC ASSOCIATED Wintry snow and sleet itorms dealing crippling blows as they swept across Southwest sections spread into the Ohio and Lower Mississippi Valleys today Most of Texas was stag gered by the violent weather the worst in series of storms this winter Zero cold invaded the Sout Plains which were covered i tome areas with a seveninci snowfall Hundreds of families in Eas Texas were without heat or elec tricity because of power failure and natural gas line breaks Scores of schools remained closec Snowstorms also belted eastern New Mexico southern Oklahoma and Arkansas Wednesday Fall ranged op inches in south era and central New Mexico am parts of Arkansas The first snow In nine years fell in Ark Warnings of heavy snow four Inches or more were issued by the Weather Bureau for areas in a band 100 to 200 miles wide from Arkansas northeast through south east Missouri most of Kentucky and southeast Ohio Rain and freezing rain which pelted northern sections of Louis iana and Mississippi and centra and west Tennessee were expect ed to change to snow in man areas The snow line extended into Del Huyett Urges United Efforts to Bring Branch Motherwell Trial Due Of University To County T CL 11 Delegate Charles B Huvett a other camnus svstems and aUn Delegate Charles B Huyett a other campus systems and also member of the Governors Comas a member of the report draft mission to study the problem of ing committee expansion of the University of I The report states that within Maryland today called on the ounty Economic Development Commission and the Board of Bounty Commissioners to unite n efforts to bring a branch of that the number of Maryland the university to this county Huyetts call followed the re ease for publication of the Gov one decade Maryland college enrollment may grow more than in all past history Conservative estimates lead to the conclusion students attending college will double by 1970 and triple by 1980 irnors Commission report and The report adds that educa if its plan for expanding thejtion facilities should be made university The report of 441 available to every Maryland Testimony De scribes How Found In Woods DOWNIEVILLE Calif human later as that of a wealthy Washington D C became a man tel piece in a small Sierra Nevada cabin southern parts of Illinois and In diana with snow in prospect for other parts of the two states Travel slowed across the wide belt of rain and snow Two traffic deaths in Arkansas were attribut ed to icy highways The stormy weather extendec ever all parts of Texas Heaviest snow seven inches was in the Lubbock area in the South Plains It was cold again in northern Midwest sections ind from Colo rado into parts of the nearby plains with temperatures below zero Heavy Snow And Drifting Is Forecast The late morning forecast by the Weather Bureau calls for heavy snow with accumula tions of 4 to 6 inches accompan ied by drifting The snow will continue tonight and it will be windy with easterly winds with a velocity of 20 to 30 miles per hour tonight becoming norther ly late tonight and northwestly tomorrow Driving became hazardous on highways in this area late this morning as both state and coun ty roads departments rushed men and equipment to areas where difficulties were devel oping These were mostly where the highways cross South Moun tain to the east of here and east and west of Hancock E Eugelie Geary superin tendent of the county roads de partment reported shortly after 11 oclock this morning that all crews are either in service or ij about to go into service plowing and cindering and salting county Continued on Page 2 Col 6 55 Motorists Hatted By Radar How many speeders are there on a downtown street during a threehour period City police operating s radar unit on South Prospect Street one afternoon this week report ed that during a three hour pe riod officers made six arrests for speeding and handed out warning tickets Those aiven warning tickets were in peed limit but not sages has been issued in bookjcitizen on an as equitable a If it had the disappearance of orm and deals comprehensivelylbasis as prudent and the use Pearl Putney 72 may never ith the problem of will permit and that have been solved And Larry Lord problem being created by quality of education in the Motherwell 42 her companion on a crosscountry last fling trip large enrollment increases that state should be maintained con are immediately ahead and tinually at a high level Lawmakers Argue Over Canal Park Committee Head To Vote Against It man Howard W Smith DVa of he House Rules Committee says hes willing to permit the Chesa peake Ohio canal park bill to come to a vote in the house but hat hell vote against it The Virginian stated his posi ion at a Rules Committee hear ing yesterday on the bill which up a park along the Potomac which will have an important In recognizing the need charge of killing her bearing on higher educationalists for outlying university Thi may never have cometo trial onlRiver above Washington The park opportunities for Maryland citicampus centers the excellent seo zens graphical locations of certain Delegate Huyett was not onlyjexisting teachers colleges andj a member of the general comjthe opportunity to utilize these mission but served as chairman state facilities more of the committee that studied Continued on Page 2 Col 4 Fireman Hurt Fighting Blaze In Tire Shop Fire Chief John Alsip of the Pioneer Hook and Ladder Co utiilding in the first block of West Baltimore Street were damaged in a fire which starttd n the recapping shop of the Oomenici Tire Co Chief Alsip was cut in the eye by glass while fighting the jjaze and was taken to the hos pital for treatment He was re Redhead May Be Her Mother Woman Claims WEIRTON W Va unsolved murder of a woman suffered an eye injury and two identified only as the redhead was revived yesterday by a 19 yearold girl in Weirton who told 5tate Police that the victim might have bwn her mother The teenager wasnt identified iy police But she was quoted that her mother had red hahand fit other descriptions of the woman ound dead on May 10 1950 eased following treatment in The redhead was found by he emergency room His in ury was not considered serious Fire Chief John Hall said the origin of the blaze was unricter Ben Mills of Hancock Md while he picked mushrooms near Berke ley Springs in Morgan County She was estimated to be between 30 nined at noon The flames and 40 years old lurned through the ceiling of he first floor of the building ate into an unoccupied apart ment above and into the attic of the frame building Damage to the west side o he second floor of the building was extensive the fire chief aid The residence of Mrs Virgie iurgess which is adjacent to he tire shop was scorched by lames Mrs Burgess was no lome at the time Members of the Pioneers An ietam First Hose and Junior ompanies fought the fire which ccurred at The woman hat1 been strangled State Police Cpl CS Burke said he thought the woman was mur would include the no longer used historic canal Smith expressed surprise that the bill passed Jay the Senate in includes provision for pur man of Rio 6so Calif handed cHase oi an additional 10000 acre Lome Sanders a California high patrolman He testified trial that AD at him the skull Aug 16 Freemans summer cabin is at Sharpshooting Mountaineer Kills Four Wounds Five And T0 Dnmnpn IKl u i AI nii v Dies Under Hail Of Bullets UNIONTOWN Pa AP Veteran state troopers hugged sharpsbooting mountaineer who the tank as it opened fire They picked out moving targets like too peppered the house with vol ducks in a shooting gallery shot ley after volley Finally the ber four persons to death and wounded serk Raymond tried to make a Enthusiasm President Stands Bareheaded To Greet Crowd SAO PAULO Brazil Feb 25 AP President Pa William Burd 49yearold A K i department worker rode barehead tear gas bombs lobbed from the Farmington Pa and May Maust ed in a heavy rain today to acknowledge the acclaim of this booming industrial me tropolis Brazilians danced jumped and shouted in their enthusiasm over his five others Wednesday He died under a hail of machine gun bul lets State Police protected by an WASHINGTON AP Chair Army tank cut down Daniel Ray mond 42 as he fled his burning home at Chalkhill The home had been set afire by incendiary and nin for it He ran a few feet then dropped as the machine gun bullets cut through his body Those killed by Raymond w Mary Frances Sissler 61 and Edna Maes 53 both of Ohiapule adjoining 5000 now owned by thi federal government Clarkes Station a resort area 22J vou a little bill here miles east of Downieville andilhal wi cosl lh1 governmen some money Smith asked Rep about four miles from the site of the grisly discovery Mrs Free man told police she found the skull while hunting pine cones near a lonely logging road U al most became a mantel piece in her living room before guests sug gested it might be a human skull she said Had it not been for someone suggesting the skull was human it might still be in Free1 mans home Sanders testified The prosecution says Mrs Put ney widow of a professor disap peared while on a trip with Moth erwell Mrs Putneys remains were dis covered a year and a day after she vanished from a Marysville Calif motel She was last seen in Marysville with Motherwell iie prosecution contends Among those called to testify to Wayne N Aspinall D Colo chairman of the House Interio Committee It does cost a little money Aspinall said The C i 0 cana has a great deal of recreationa potential and historical value About 18 million people live with in 150 miles an easy days drive of the canal area1 Smith said he had understooc no land was involved except thai already owned by the governmenl and added Now on looking into the bill I see it is planned to acquire 10 000 more acres ajid spend 20 mil lion dollars Twelve million said Aspinall I am very sensitive to the de plorable fiscal situation in our budget said Smith The 10000 acres said Aspinall day were James Williams and are needed to round out the prop BULLETIN RIO DE JANEIRO Wl A U S Navy DC4 ind a Brazil ien collided today mar Sugar Loaf Mountain The DC4 plummeted into Cuina ben Bay A Brazilian air force spokesman si id ht be lieved it hid iboird 40 men believed to be members of e U S military band The U S Navy plane wis to cirry the number 13 582 Presumably the band was here in connection with Presi dent Eisenhowers visit The second plane was ident ified by Brazilian air force spokesman as a C44 or DC3 of the Real Line a big domestic carrier in over the speed enough In justify charging SRI riraysnn Iloarnberger said radar will be used with more frequency when weathcr tondilions permit Dan Raymond 42 wis shot to death hy police lasl night after he looked himself in aj dered elsewhere and brought to jewelry buyer the Berkeley Springs area for dis posal A Cumberland Md man tol authorities after the body wa found that it might be his sister who had been missing He saw the dead woman and said it wasn his sister The redhead is buried in Eva Wagner ot Sarasota Fla riends of Mrs Putney and Henrj Wilson a Washington BC user Greenwood Cemetery here Tractor Trailer Accident Blocks Highway 2 Hours A highway was blocked at Hancock for more than two lours early this morning when hc rear wheel came off a trac or trailer that was loaded with 32000 pounds of steel State Trooper Robert Spickler said the tractor trailer operated by Robert E Black Bedford was making a turn from Rt 522 onto Rt 40 at Hancock ivhen the rear wheels collapsed dropping the end of the heavily oaded trailer to the road Trooper Spickler said a crane lad to be brought from Freder ck to lift the trailer off the lighway He said the steel was ound from Pittsburgh to Spar row Point at Baltimore No one was injured Tax Collection In City Down Only Slightly The collection of 1960 city tax es is running only slightly be hind the collections for the same period during 1959 City Tax Collector W H Burhans said today in reminding that next Monday is the last day the city offers 4 per cent discount on payments During the first nine days of collecting this year the city collected wkile dur ng the first nine days of col ecting last year the collections amount to or 75 more than was collected during the same period this Never Had So Many Calls Never had so many phone calls in my life If it would have kept on I would have needed a switchboard opera tor Mrs Janet B Staley 727 Summit Avenue had placed the following advertisement under the Automobiles for Sale on the classified page of the HeraldMail 1955 condition No down payment Can have car by finishing the payments Dial RE 34326 Mrs Staley had put the art in for three flays But the first day the ad appeared was enough to have sold dozens of cars like hers She phoned and asked that the be re moved She wanted some peace from answering the jerty already owned Where are you going to gel the 20 asked million dollars Smith Twelve million not twenty interjected Rep John Saylor R Pai Vou are going to have a park 160 miles long exclaimed Rep Clarence J Brown I Continued on Page 2 Col 4 Big Apartment For Frederick Ground was broken in Fred erick yesterday for a 100unit apartment house to be known as he Patrick Plaza Apartments The big development is being built on West Seventh Street near the entrance to Fort De rick The Rosenfeld Realty Com any which developed the shop ling centers in Hagerstown and rederick is building the big itructure and Albert H Cohen ormerly of this city is the con ractor The mountaineer saw a doctor only Feb 16 because he was ner vous his wife said Raymond a pipeline walker for a natural gas company had a reputation among the mountain folk in this southwestern Pennsyl vania area for being a crack shot He did his lethal shooting from the second story of his home located about 50 feet from a rural road Before police shut off the road to traffic Raymond fired for nine hours at almost everything that moved cars and trucks Only once did he fail to fire at a moving vehicle This was a school bus car rying about 50 youngsters lof Farmington Pa Wounded were Harry Crom well 31 of Ohiogyle Lawrence Swenglish 18 of Haddonville Pa Carlus Maust 22 husband of Mrs Maust and two Maust children Mary 3 and Eddie 18 months Raymond was armed with tw rifles one with a telescopic sigh Police said they probably never will know just what triggered th tragedy although Raymond ha been acting nervous His wil said he set fire to their livin room about 12 hours before th shooting began She said he dousec the fire but she was frightened an Continued on Page 2 Cot 7 Rain Fails Lawyer Seeks To Save Carole At Expense Of Surgeon Lover LOS ANGELES AP Carole he told me be was going to have Tregoffs attorney has painted a hypothetical picture suggesting her surgeon lover could be guilty of murdering his wife but that Carole is innocent Some observers saw the law yers imaginary anecdote for the jury which he did not mention Dr R Bernard Finch by a lastditch it out with the tenant And supposing he had a paper bag with him somewhere in my car and he said Now here we are Lets go in Im going to hav trouble with this fellow And he says Bring the paper bag in And I bring it in and he gets into an argument he gets int an altercation and maybe it turns doctors expense But defense lawyers insisted there was no break in their ranks The defense took over final arguments after a prosecutor dared the lovers hoped to solve heir financial and romantic prob ems with one shot in the back of Mrs Finch The 42yarold society surgeon and his 23yearold mistress are charged with murdering his wife Barbara Jean 36 outside the inch estate in suburban West Covina last July 18 Caroles counsel Robert A Neeb who resumes his summa ion today began by citing a hypo hetical example that paralleled lircumstances of the slaying Supposing that I somebody jerhaps I knew had a tenant n a store and he wanted me to ake him there and I agree And supposing I furnish the automobile Let us suopose I fur nish the gasoline Maybe I took him U dinner Maybe 1 lent him some money effort to save Carole even at the out there is a weapon in the bag and the tenant gets shot Am I guilty of murder No am not because I didnt have a knowledgeful intentional partici in the event which was i lawful You have to answer this ques tion inthis case as far as Carole Tregoff is concerned Unless you believe thai Continued on fafe 2 Col 4 Boys Pick Up Girls At School Sheriffs officers were called yesterday to the South Hagers town High School in connection to a report that two students were being picked up during the lunch hour by two youths in a red auto It was learned that one of he youths was from Baltimore and the other from Hagerstown The girls boih 17 years of age contended that they were being aken to lunch The matter and 1 drove him to the scene o was turned over to the Juvenile the place and when I did I knew Court visit Eisenhower flew from Rio Janeiro under overcast skies to spend 654 hours in this Brazilian Chicago miles southwest of Rio He goes to Argentina Friday A drizzling rain started coon atethe Presidents left the airport It was a down pour by the time the procession reached the Praza Bandeira or Flag Plaza where thousands had gathered to we him Some umbrellas most did not Eisenhower donned a raincoat doffed his hat and waved Confetti and ticker tape rained down from buildings surrounding the valley in which the central plaza is situated Red China Raves WASHINGTON Chini is firing tti heeviest propaganda gum it President Eisenhower hi in illout effort to discredit Mi Lathi American tour violence ef the outburst hit startled even U S officials long accustomed a drumfire from Pel ping on any end ell American policies Samples from recently In tercepted Pelping broadcasts now reaching a crescendo in the hateAmerica campaign run like this U t President Eisenhower is forced M mike e personal trip to Latin America to eerry out conniv ing end deceptive activities Latin American which the United States his always con sidered its backyard has be come the very front lines op posing U S imperialism that he was mad at his tenant and they were having trouble Anc Many Confused By Long List Of Laws That Protect Both Dogs And Property Owners The dog problem in WashinglCruelty to Animals gets callsjSeptember 10 and March on County has come to the day from irate property ention of just about everyone Farmers have complained property owners have complainwild dogs and even dogs that ed County Commissioners have omplained Sheriffs officers have complained and many logs have been shot Last week the shooting of two ase in city court in whichh a owners wanting to know what can be done about stray dogs have good homes but prefer the 10 may be permitted to run or train dogs provided an atten dant accompanys them but that it is unlawful to permit the dogs land of a neighbor The enforcejfo catch or kill game while be ment is a difficult thinR The dog problem is not new The propensity of canines to hunting dogs wound up in a civil roam chase livestock and be a general nuisance has occupied property owner was ordered tolthe attention of the State LeRis ay for two dogs he orderjlature on many occasions shot The dofis were on the iroperty of Francis M Heck rr in the Sharpsburg district rlr Heck said they were caus ng damage Magistrate William J Dwyer fter lengthy testimony ruled logs and stated that his proper ecourse would have been to doing it liarfie the elof owner with tres lassing The shoulini of the flops wnert hy Roy Henderson was ID an isolated instance nf an nnoyed property owner takmc The Maryland Code ing trained It was this section of the code that was cited in the HeckHen derson case The plaintiff eon tended he was running the and training them and that he was nearby when they got on llock Property and in fact numerous references to dogs Jhe arrived at the scene within a and man tates protct the shooting He stated he had a kennel license 0FKoraifnsParrtAr0TrSeo gave him authority to says it is illegal to place poison or Rround glass any place hat he had no right to shoot the where it may be eaten hy a dog You may be fined up to for Another section of thp rode in states ronstahles may colled fee ot for each doR he kills that is caught kill ing sheep Moreover he owner of the dog or dogs is required to matters into his own hands Ipay the money to the constable run the dogs Magistrate Dwyrr explained that while the dogs were pro tected by law from being shot while being trained they were Considering the weather it big turnout Eisenhower on arrival reported e had heard Sao Paulo is astest growing city in the world e said in a brief greeting speech was a personal pleasure to have ie chance to witness firsthand e mighty achievement of fabulous community His schedule included the plac ing of a wreath on a memorial to Brazilians who died as soldiers in his European command in World War II Eisenhower termed this a very special and to me deeply moving mission to per form in your cily Gov Carlos Alberto Carvalho Pinto of Sao Paulo Stale Brazils most populous and richest state and the citys mayor Adhemar de Barros welcomed Fjisenhower and his party at Congonhas Air port Alter military honors Eisen hower and the governor entered Ian own car and moved off slow behind a motorcycle escort for a parade through the citys streets to the governors official resi dence Campos Fields Even in the vicinity of i ttonliminl on Readers Index not protected from trespass laws He stated specifically that Henderson coulri have been charged with permilling dogs to trespass Another section of the code says il is illegal for s hmtinp To Try For Senate Stale Rep limii M Cnrmior of Rumford Mf said today Nllshe will seek the Democratic for the IIS Senate seat held hy Republican Mar garet Chase Smith If she wins the nomination it ronlrl mean house and shot it out for several phone to tell the callers the i The Washington County So Arlirlc 6fiC Section 132 saysidoR to deer It does notithe nations first rare between houn car hid long since been told eieti for the Prevention otjthut an owner oi dogt between Commutd on Past 2 Col I two women for the Senate Amusements 4 Bridge Lesson 37 Croisword Puzile 37 Daily Prayer 1 Sam Dawson t Editorial 51 Mary Haworth Ann Landers 17 Ben Price 11 Cynthia Lowry 14 Television Radio Society U1Mflt Sports J4MM Weether Mop ;