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   Morning Herald (Newspaper) - July 3, 1958, Hagerstown, Maryland                                HERALD Forecast Ptrtly cloudy warm and humid high 85 to W Scittcrtd afternoon or nlng thuniltrihowiii Friday considerable cloudiness not s warm of showers VOL LXII NO 156 nlrti ii Hcond elm milUr l HHtrttows Poitofflc Publlihii atllj except Sumuy HAGERSTOWN MARYLAND THURSDAY JULY 3 1958 Moralnj Htrito Nw SINGLE COPY 5 CENTS I AM PM MltaUW OJnimu vw Dead In Severe Storm Adams Status Unchanged Says The President Renewed Pledge O Of Support Made At Conference By STERLING F GREEN WASHINGTON President Eisenhower Wed nesday passed the word he still regards Sherman Adams as indispensable in the job of top White House assistant The renewed pledge of support came six hours after Eisenhower at his news conference made a statement arousing new specula tion he might reconsider Adams status The President said his statement of two weeks one in which he said Adams had been impru dent but I need no more and no less an expression of my convictions at that time Those last three words seemed lo suggest that Eisenhower now was reserving judgment on the Blcrn New Englander who allowed Boston industrialist Bernard Gold fine to pay his hotel bills and give him favors But Eisenhower cut off the op portunity for a prompt clarifica tion by adding The House hearings are still going on and I will not make any comment or entertain any questions about the matter As soon as reporters streamed out of the stickily hot conference room they were besieging press secretary James C Hagerty for an interpretation Had new reve lations in the House hearings plus rising Republican demands fo Adams scalp prompted Eisenhow er to reconsider his views of fortnight ago Hagerty refused to make an in terpretalion on his own but agreei no guarantee of Continued on Page 1 Col 3 Member Of Noted Vocal Trio Dies PEEKSKUL NY Iha Boswell Lloyd a member o the popular Boswell Sisters sing ing trio of two decades ago die Wednesdayin Ieekskill Hospita Mrs Lloyd 53 a widow under went a kidney operation la March Complications nccessital ed further surgery last week Martha was the oldest of tli rhythmic vocal group that h stardom in 1931 The New Or leansborn sisters performed wit the bands of Benny Goodman Glenn Miller and Tommy Dorsey Denies Ie Was Favored GiftGiving By EDMOND LEBRETON WASHINGTON 0 Bernard Goldfine said Wed esday night it was not he ut his accountants who reated his favors for Sher lan Adams as business ex enses He said the gov rnment is free to adjust is tax returns Word that Goldfine hai charged tf his gifts and hotel hospitality Adams as business expenses id not shake President Eisen owers avowed determination to tick by Adams his chief aide Several members of the House ommerce subcommittee investi aling the relations between oldfine and Adams have con ended that Goldfines tax trcati ment of Ihe favors to Adams indi ated he meant to gel something angible in return But Goldfine denied that in a latement as he had done under ath before the subcommittee arlier in the day Adams had de ied previously he exerted any nflucnce in behalf of Ihe wealthy ioston industrialist In a statement handed to re PeDnaiit Parade American League New York 4 Baltimore 1 Washington 5 Boston 3 Detroit 5 Kansas City 0 Only Games Scheduled National League Cincinnati T Milwaukee 0 San Francisco 5 Chicago 2 Only Games Scheduled iorters Wednesday ine said night Gold 5 think most businessmen turn ver the paper work of accounl ng and income tax returns to lualified accountants Thats what do Just the way some big com panies deduct airplanes and auto mobiles and conventions and some even deduct yachts we de luct hotel bills in our business This is because our people do a ot of traveling and its almost always on business Goldfine said such bills are han dled as a matter of routine and hat he has nothing to do with them including those for Adams ind Mrs Adams The subcommit ce has said Goldfine picked up about worth of hotel bills Continued en Page t Column 5 House Votes Big Cut In Foreign Aid Warning From President Oji Red Imperialism Ignored By WILLIAM F ARBOGAST WASHINGTON iVP The House handed Presi dent Eisenhower a stinging1 setback Wednesday by cut ting foreign aid funds 872 million dollars and ignoring his warning that its action will encourage Communist imperialists After beating all attempts to re store funds chopped out by its appropriations commiUee the House passed and sent to the Sen ate by a rollcall vote of 253126 a bill putting up in new cash to finance the aid pro gram during the fiscal year that started Tuesday Eisenhower had asked lor S3950092500 The House cut that by 872 millions and voted to ap propriate 597to millions less than Congress authorized last week in a separate enabling law The to tal approved is 5357717500 less han the program was given last year Only a few hours before the douse acted Eisenhower made a hird plea that Congress not fol ow he appropriations committee He made simi ar appeals last Friday and again Tuesday The House didnt heed them as t beat back two attempts to hike hc funds in the face of Eisen lowers word that Ihe cuts amounted to reckless risks will our safety Republicans who supported HIE proposals for increases said they felt certain the Senate would gran the request tor more money es pccially if Ihe chief executive Choir Member 80 Years A L Towson Sr Pioneer Orchardist Dies Aged 91 3 Inches Of Rain In Hours Arthur Lee Towson Sr pioneer fruit grower and re tiredgrain and feed business man died yesterday at the age of 91 years Mr Towson who lived at the edge of Smithsburg was be lieved to hold a record unsur passed in the nation for long service as a choir member He d been a member of the oir of SI Anns Episcopal nirch Smilhsburg for 80 ars Mr Towson died yesterday at e Garlock Memorial Home lere he had been a patient r several weeks He was born at Smithsburg on ovember 6 1866 the son ol acob Tolley and Henrietta Bishop Towson After attending public school this county and business col ge in Baltimore Mr Towson ntcred the grain and feed usiness with his father form g the firm of J T Towsbn on Later he was in partner his brothers Percy makes a public appeal for suppor via radio and television before tht Senate acts Normally the Senate increases House foreign aid fund and then compromises on amount halfway between what the twi branches originally voted Large Planes Swoop Close Over This City No explanation was available last night for the reason why several airplanes flew starllingly low over Hagerslown at 6 am yesterday One West End resident said that she could see the faces of the per sons in the plane because it was flying SD low Another said that she collide with higher properties in the area Three planes were believed in volved in the buzzing episode all of them large in dimensions New Postmaster The nomination of William R Long as postmaster of Sharps burg was confirmed yesterday by the United Stales Senate Spirit Of 76 Weak No Large Patriotic Events Scheduled For July Fourth The spirit of SeventySix is tain their usual shopping hours a pretty sickly thing aroundiboth today and Saturday for here as far as mass obscrvancejthe most part of the Fourth of July is con Thc onl acUvmes in Hagcrs ffrrnein in iho Hacmrclmun Moose Plan Convention Here In 59 A major Moose convenUo will be held in Hagerslown nex year At the recent Cumberland con vention ot the Maryland Moos Association a resolution wa adopted fo hold the Marylan Border States convention in Ha gerslown next June Delegates to the Cumberlan convention were M Raymon Gordon Lewis Johnson Pau Devlne James Mills and Wi liam Nichols Also attending a alternates were R A Shswe John Hawks Daniel Murraj irence Gordon and M Saums Meanwhile local Moose mem hers have been informed that a the national Moose convenlio in August a MarylandDelawar building will be dedicated Mooseheart 111 It was erecte through funds raised by th chapters of the Moose chapter in the two states to house th children of deceased Moo members R A Showe was appointed a local delegate to the nationa convention which will be stage at bolh Mooscheart and Chicagi ccrned in the Hagerstown No parades no legal fire town and immediate vicinity that seem likely to attract good Boys Orphaned By Auto Crash GLEN BURNIK Md API My father made a big skid he road and all of a sudden loom Eightyearold Tommy lann cone of Ozone Park N Y trii ceremonies arc the outlook for the holiday here tomorrow Large fireworks displays wont be shot off closer than Fred crick County apparently and Waynesboro is the nearest town where a parade will be staged However It will be a full holi day for practically all persons employee in Hagerstown and vicinity except persons whose jobs involve continuous service occupations crowds on the Fourth of on a policemans cap and showi off a fresh bandage on his ar as he talked about the nccidcn He didnt know his parents ha I July are baseball games of the cnmrnwi Naturally amusement parks distance of major turnouts of patrons from this area in the absence of any thing ejse to do on the patriotic State in this area arc expecting capacity crowds because of the local throngs tha will be ndrtcd to the tourist busi Manufacturing business retail store employes will have the entire day off tomorrow It will be a long weekend for Ihous ands of industrial workers who normally do not work on Satur days but local stores will main I Congested highways seem sure lo be Ihe order of Ihings for Ihe long weekend if ihe situation that prevailed nvcr Memorial Ray holds good again Continued on t Cel I seen killed Victor lannacone his wife an two young sons set out in the car early Wednesday for a week vacation in Florida Five hours later the boys we left orphans as their parents di in a flaming headon collision b twcen the lannacone car and tractortrailer on Maryland 3 south of Baltimore Killed instantly were lannacone 12 and his wife Ruth Tommy and his brother Vickie S silting on the hack scat were injured only slightly in the pre dawn crash he plantec first peach orchard in 1889 owsonand Robert and he was the only surviving e retired in 1937 after 57 Continutd on Pago 1 Column Vo Relief Seen fears Hottest Weather Arrives Dog Days Here The holiest weather of the ear arrived yesterday and to ay dog days start Theres no relief in sight from le first heat wave of this year liich had been remarkable for s consistently moderate temp ralure until this week Nor is lere any rain in immediate ighl to the regret of farmers ho find that the ground has ried out rapidly under the in uence of the blazing sunshine The Hagerstown Almanack ays that dog days begin today nd continue through August 11 og days are a hotly disputed ubject so dont be surprised il ou find other dates listed in ther almanacs Even the die ionary gives several explana ions of when dog days really oc ur IX Paul Oswald found thai he temperature got up to SI the Bridgeport weather sta ion yesterday two degree igher than the previous maxi mum for the year The bartmeler had continue o fall a bit during the da hen steadied at nightfall in dicating that storms arent i he immediate offing The brisk breeze made th ligh temperature seem a Httl more bearable to some person than conditions on Tuesda when the mercury stopped at 8 but the nir was becalmed At 9 oclock last nighl In mercury stood at 79 just wher it had been 21 hours earlier Yesterdays low at Bridgepo was 64 Mr Oswald said Typically hot weather seems lijcely for the start at least of the Independence Day weekend That means an early start is ad visable tor iiersons who hope Continued on Page 1 Column 4 Flash Floods Wash Away Home In Southwest Iowa ANDUBON Iowa i thunderstorm of historic erocity struck this south veotern Iowa area earli Vedncsday causing loss o ife and vast property clam ige More than 13 inches jf rain fell in a few hours There were 13 known dead md six persons missing Sheriff lack ililsabeck reported Flash floods washed away ionics and business structures laging waters ripped out highway ridges and flattened crops Hun Ireds of families evacuated their homes Hardest hit were Audubon county seat town of 3000 and the of Hamlin and town of Sxira bolh a few miles south of icre Most of the deaths were at fahilin and Exira Iowa National Guard units were iressed into emergency duty in Audubon and at Atlantic down stream from Exira on Ihe Easl Nishnabotna River There were dozens of thrilling rescues Mrs Russell Smith ol ixira swept from her home by he river torrent at am was rescued four hours laier by fire men at Griswold 30 miles down stream She was clinging to a ler husband is missing Her son was rescued from a tree near ixira Four Audubon young men were driving home when their car italled in the rising waters on US Highway 71 Jerry Lauritsen made it to a tree and later was rescued by boat but his three companions were swept away by a wall of water Bodies of two o them later were recovered a Hamlin The third was still miss ing 5 Americans Released By Cuban Rebels ireworks Planned After All Civil War Troops To Fire Cannon July 4th Were going to have Fourth of July fireworks after all The Hagerstown Chamber of Commerce tourist and travel committee decided yesterday to start off with a bang its new pro jram to attract tourists to Washington County A Civil War cannon will be ired at regular intervals on Antietam Battlefield Friday by men dressed in authentic Civil War uniforms Other troops vill be stationed on the battle ield and at Fort Frederick over the entire Fourth of July weekend to add color to the his oric spots for the benefit of tourists with cameras R U Darby II local history enthusiast gun collector and member of the tourist commit cc has made arrangements to have a cannon set up for firing in front ot the New York Monu ment which is along Ihe Sharps burg Pike on Ihe side of the town Hagerstown Thc cannon which is part of Darbys personal collection is a 12pounri Napolean Civil War Tourists and local persons alike are invited to come to the battlefield Friday to see the gun crew in action Firings are planned for 1 2 3 4 and 5 pm Friday Authentic Civil War uniforms are being rented from a Balti more shop for the weekend Plans are afoot to have repro ductions of these uniforms made locally so that volunteers wear ing them can be stationed on a regular basis at historic spots throughout the county for tour ist purposes Serving with Darby on the artillery crew Friday will be these other members of the Ha gcrstown Civil War Roundtable Sam Pruell president Hilton Bennett secretary Fritz Hasel burger T h e r o n Rinchart Thomas Cermack Other troops to be stationed at Anticlam Friday Saturrlnj and Sunday are Robert Brugger and James Lewis Stationed at Fnrl Frederick will he R U Darby III Sales Tax Take Lower BALTIMORE AP The Stat omptroller announced Wcdnes ay lhal sales tax revenues fo iscal 1058 were three per cen ess than receipts for Ihe previou Sales tax revenue for Ihe yea nding June 30 I9o8 amounted I i44347000 a decrease of 323 pe enl compared to receipts for th ear which ended June 30 1957 he report said Comptroller J Millard Tawc aid decreased collections wer ixpcclcxl because of the eoonomi But he said he is hopi ul that an upturn in buying wi result in increased sales tax re1 enues for the present fiscal yeai Tawes said a complete analys if the collections is not availab ml it is evident the principal Ins of revenue is in the constructio and heavy industry groups If current reports as to change for the belter in these segments of industry prove to b rue then we can confidently e wet an increase in sales tax re1 enue Tawes said If on the other hand this an licipated unturn does not tak place Ihen there must be a ma jo of the estimated revenue or Ihe current and succcodin iscat years Route Ciumgcd South Enders Complain About Truck Operations Councilman Roy Knight says the people of his ward arc disturbed by a recent change in driving hab its by tractortrailer truckers Big trucks are using Howard Street and Summit Avenue in stead of Virginia Avenue for going through the South End People along these streets are complain ing about the noise and what they claim are hazards for youngsters Councilman Knight says the Iruckers are corning into Mary land via Shepherdstown instead of Williamsport from West Vir ginia lie said the Hagerstown police department has been in vestigating the reason for the change He Ihct police found herc is a 40000 pound limit on hc Williamsport bridge imposed ay the State Roads Commission The Councilman said the bridge was built to carry 85000 pounds and he would like to sec the 40000 pound limit changed City Attorney Edward Oswalc has informed the councilman lha the city could by ordinance es tablish truck routes through the city perhaps requiring use 6 Potomac Street instead of Sum niit Avenue for interstate trucks thing doesnt worry me personally Councilman Knight who lives on Howard Street says Dul I have had plenty nf com plainls from other people who want lomething done 9 American Hostages o lebuke Reds Editors German officials called in APs Berlin correspondent Wednesday and tivited him to a news confer ence arranged for nine US sol diers held since June 7 He war driven to a Dresden villa where the men are under house arrest Eight Communist reporters at tended the conference The AP man was the only American there By SEYMOUR TOPPING DRESDEN East Germany AP US soldiers imprisoned b he German Communists for 2o lays complained Wednesday thej ire being held as political bos ages In a tense news conference pu n for them by the Communists hey hooted at claims that tht German Communist regime is a overeign government They disclosed they were turnei ver lo Soviet army officials whei hey surrendered lo East German iclice June 7 Their helicopter hai Irayed across the border betweei iast and West Germany and the vere forced to land The Russian urned them back to East Germa officials June R and have insisle he problem of releasing them in olves only the United States an East Germany They are holding us as polit cal hostages Maj George of Escondido Culif crie angrily As senior officer presen icmper acted as spokesman fo Continued on Page 1 Col 3 New Russian Note Arrives WASHINGTON AP Sovi Premier Khrushchev sent n letlc lo President Eisenhower Wedne day about preventing surprise tack in the atomic age A Soviet spokesmancalled t letter a new initiative for strcngt ening world peace The 42page letter in Russia was delivered to tlie Stale Depar menl some hours after the Whi House made public a new Eise hower letter to Khrushchev In his letter Eisenhowi accused the Soviet government wrecking diplomatic preparation for a possible summit meelin Eisenhower held open the door resuming negotiations on sumn issues if Khrushchev wants t But he said Russias recent co duct cannot but cast doubt Soviet intentions toward caref preparation for a heads of go ernmcnt conference The latest message from Mo cow was delivered to Undersecr tary of State Christian llerler b Soviet Embassy counselor Serg Continued on Page 1 Column New Power For Space Journeys WASHINGTON Pen agon is exploring the idea of sub stituting a series of nuclear explo sions for conventional rocket pow r in spaceroaming ships of the luture The Advanced Research Proj ects Agency announced Wednes day Ihe award of a contract for studying Ihe fcasibilily of such pro pulsion The potential power from nu clear explosions could hurl a space ihip farther and muchfaster than he rocket kick of current missiles ind satellitelaunching vehicles Knvanians Fieri CHICAGO API A Canadia Kenneth R Ioheed of Toront Wednesday was elected preside of the Kiwanis International at II 43rd annual co vonlion On Inside Pages Holmes Alexander 7 Amusements 4 Bridge10 Crossword Puiite 12 Editorials Columnists 14 Financial News 73 Ed Koterba 15 Radio Programs 5 Drew Pearson 14 TV Programs 7 Security For You 4 Sports18 JO Womens News 6 10 Weekend Billboard i More Expected To Be Freed By lastio Today By GEORGE KAUFMAN HAVANA of B 49 North Americans dnaped by Cuban rebels i the past week were freed nd flown by helicopter Vednesday to the US aval base at Gimntarmmo With them was Park Wollam S consul at Santiago who went y jeep into the jungle last Satur ay and effected their release Indicalions were that more ould be freed Thursday One freed American engineer aid tlie rebels treated his group ne but tried to convince them 10 Cuban government is using mericanmade bombs to slamp ut Ihe rebellion Canadian engineer Edward Can on in the freed group said Raul astro brother of rebel leader Ki el Castro promised no more for igners would be kidnaped Henry Salmonson 46yearold merican engineer who has a wife nd three children living in Port and Ore told of the rebel propa andizing in these words They old us tiiat bombs made in Amer a were being used against them y the Cuban government They showed us what ttiey said vere bomb fragments and also oinled out some tiuts that had 5een destroyed by fire Otherwise he said he rebels ook them swimming and on happy ours of the wilderness He re lorted food and beds were good The five released captives and Consul Wollam came out of Ihe ungle on two helicopter flights hree at a time The second flight vas completed as darkness fell and flights were called off for the night The US Navy helicopter was icing readied to resume opera ions Thursday from Guanlanamo Continued en Page 1 Column 4 Rebels Hoist White Flags BEIRUT Lebanon mils dug in around the port area of embattled Tripoli hoisted while lags Wednesday and sovernment orces granted them a casefire Word of the new development came even as government vigil antes bolstered by fresh volun eers closed in on rebel forces menacing Beirut Airport The Tripoli truce was shaky lowever H was accepted by the army only on strict condition that he rebels would not fire a single shot It marked the first sign of a real break in the 54dayold rebellion and increasing evidence that op Continued on Page 1 Col i No Hcraltl Tomorrow Friday beins Day thsrt will be no of tht Morning Hsraid On this long midsummer holiday traffic will ha heavy So take it easy that you may July 4th to limit States Attorney Kaylor A1s Woman Being Committed To Mental Institution Mrs Dorothy Virginia these conditions said man is being commitlcd to aistates Attorney Kaylor She mental institulion obviously has a mental disorder Action toward having her ransfcrred from the County Jail where she is awaiting trial on a manslaughter charge in connection with the death of a child was taken yesterday by States Attorney Tom Kaylor The Morning Herald earlier this week reported the Negro woman was despondent in her cell at the County Jail telling itltcndants she wanted o die at least a temporary one She will get more fitting treatment in a mental hospital The body of Mrs threeyearold daughter was found hidden in a trunk in the basement of her Blooms Court home some days ago State medical authorities arc still try ing to determine the cause of death Mrs Twyman claims the child died after eating garbage She has refused lo eat solid Thc state wants lo find oul foods since her arrcsl over two whether foul play was involved weeks ago and on Saturday she in the denlh So far Iho chars even slopped drinking milk against her has been limited to We cant leave her in jailmanslaughlor by neglect I   

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