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   Morning Herald (Newspaper) - May 16, 1961, Hagerstown, Maryland                                MORNING VOL LXV NO 116 ff ttu Htgtritomi L Pommel Published Diliy uctpt Suniliy HERALD Forecast Pirtlil during becoming leu humid and not quirt n warm preceded by thowiri In extreme itt In iViornlng High Tuesday In 70 HAGERStOWN MARYLAND TUESDAY MAY 16 1961 Morning Htrild New Bfcidcaili A W P M Mldnlghl om WJEJ PftPV K fivwra UJFY 5 CENTS Korean Govt Falls The By A Vernon Davii Who layi the ideal way to filch a tubJKt it in a class room containing K Who ays a leaching period should last 45 minutes Who lays Hit school year should run only months out of twelve Traditional thinking in public education was under at tack is Dr Nickolaus L Engel hardt Jr asked rhese provoca tive questions last Friday nigh amid the rustic setting of Camp Grmntop on nearby Caloctin Mountain He spoke to a group of educators from throughout Maryland and the District of Columbia who held weekend meeting at the camp said Test Reds Sincerity S Accepts Compromise Agrees To Proceed With Laotian Peace Talks Today BAN NAMONE Laos if Two proposals by the pro Western government to revive stalled Laotian peace mach inery were rejected Monday fay Communist backed rebels and their neutralist allies The negotiators then called a one day recess in the talks Under way here By RICHARD ORFGAN GENEVA AP 1e United Stales gave way Monday on a procedural tangle in the hope ol testing the sincerity of Soviet remier Khrushchevs peaceful pronouncements on Laos A 14na ion conference on the future of Tlie announcement said the co chairmen would seal represenla ives from Laos proposed by olh1 er delegates This avoids giving the proCom munist Palhet Lao rebels the slat is of a governmental delegation ut it still puts them on an equal looting with the other two fac ions the Vientiane government and the rebels allies a selfstyled leutralist group supporting Prince Souvanna Phouma who is recoi lized by the Communists as the legal premier ol Laos The announcement indicated the conference would deal solely with he international aspects of the Dr Engelharot is causing waste in the nations schools New building often contain much space for otherthanedu cational purposes These same new buildings often do not fit In with modern teaching re quirements and 60 not provide facilities for the latest teaching techniques The views of Dr Engel hardt should be of particular interest to the people of Washington County This nat ionally known educational consultant together with his father who died a year ago helped develop and push our long range school building program which started after World War II Englehardt thinking has been back of ust about every school built in the county for the past U yearsl If public education is to provide Americans with the great new mass of knowledge they need in the age of space travel electronic computers and electric can openers Dr Engelhardt says new think ing must be undertaken by educators We must what Hie classroom is and what it should Dr Engelhardt said at Camp Greentop How do we know the idetl class room should contain 25 pu pils Perhaps tome subjects can be taught effectively in groups of 54 while others do better with ten or less stu dents We need to look into icre Tuesday four days late On instructions from President Kennedy Secretary of State Dean Rusk reluctantly agreed to a new oigpower compromise on who would speak for Laos at the meet ing alter earlier agreements had been rejected by the Laotians themselves The representatives of Laos proWestern government still ob jected to the compromise bill Britain ant tlie Soviet Union co chairmen of he conference an npunccd it will start Tuesday eve ning anyway now is scheduled to start Laotian the coun trys military neutrality and the problems of arms control It will not concern itself with the political aspects of what sort of govern ment will run the country The foreign ministers apparently hope this will be settled in Laos itself by the representatives of the three rival factions Up in the air was the question whether the proWestern repre sentatives would attend the con ference But Vientianes minister of the interior is en route to Ge Troops Seize Seoul j NEW INDUSTRY WELCOMED Conlcmpo Furniture Corpora tion Washington Countys newest new industry was formally welcomed to the community last night at a dinner held by the Economic Development Commission This picture was made at i urged Salazar lo establish his new factory in Hagcrstown neva to head the delegation he may decide to go ahead andi lake part the dinner From left Ralph general manager of the Bids Ordered On Search For Oil Gas this Why should teachers have to adhere to a standard 45 rninuti period for all sub jncts Isnt it likely thtt less time could be used for some subjects and more time needed for others Opening school in the fall Continued On Page 1 Col 4 Many Lobbyists Fail To Report ANNAPOLIS APISecretary of Hate Lloyd L Simpkins Monday reported 12 firms and organiza BALTIMORE State Board of Public Works Monday pok the first step toward permit ing exploration for natural gas and oil on park lands at the Wash inglonAllegany county line The board ordered forms foi competitive bidding lo be pre pared before the next meeting after representatives of Phillips Petroleum Co pressed for a de cision ona proposal they made last October Phillips spokesmen said they had obtained the rights on much of the surrounding private land and asked the right to explore about 6000 acres of slate land Comptroller Louis L Goldstein one ofthe boards three members suggested the competitive bids a though the Phillips representa lives questioned whether othe companies would want lo bid in view of Hie rights Phillips has ob tained Neill F Murphy of Phillips saidj under Ihe proposal the States oneeighth share of any royalties might reach S6iO000 lo million Flying EDC Dinner To Canada flew Furniture Factory For Parley Welcomed To The County Roule ions lo the Attorney General for ailure lo comply with stale lobby ng laws They were represented al Ihe 961 session of the Maryland Leg slaturc by agents or counsel and did not file financial reports as jelween the United States and Canada two old neighbors and al by law The reports were due by May 1 A total of 14 different lobbyists of 247 registered at the assembly were involved in the report lo Ihe attorney general They includ ed some wellknown Maryland names Pennant Parade Dr Joseph T Singcwald direc tor of the Department of Geology Mines and Water Resources said under proper restrictions the pro Continued on Page 1 Col 3 American League Cleveland 13 Bmton 2 Detroit 10 Baltimore 5 Minnesota 5 Chicago 0 Kansas City 5 Los Angeles 3 Only Garnet Scheduled National League San Francisco 14 Chicago 1 St LouisPittsburgh rain Milwaukee 6 Loi Angeles 3 6th Only Garnet Scheduled WASHINGTON AP Presi lent Kennedy flies to Otlawa1 Washington Countys newest ruesday to nourish good relations new mdustry Contempo Fur niture formal ly welcomed into the commu jnily last nighl Kennedy chose Canada for nisi The County Economic De irst trip out of the country Commission held a aking office in January The slate visit is the first of wo on Kennedys schedule or the next monthand he may under ake another less formal meeting n Europe with Soviet Premier hrushchev Kennedy plans to leave May 31 or Paris and talks with French President Charles de Gaulle Re ports have circulated here that lhe possibilities of a Kennedy Khrushchev conference following Ihe threeday Paris visit are un der consideration In Canada Kennedy will sel forth the US position on mailers of common interest to a tradition ally friendly but somewhat wary audience Canadians have inclined toward a lessdrastic stand than the Unit ed States has adopled in dealing wilb Cuba Foreign Minister How ard C Green last week offered Canadas services lo mediale dif Revolulionaries Proclaim Close Links With U S SEOUL Korea US embassy issued a statement Tuesday expressing strong support the frty elec ted and constitutionally estab lished government of Pre mier John M Chang The statement came after a mili lary revolutionary group an nounced it had seized power from Chang By C S CHIN SEOUL Korea AP Troops drove into Seoul with a blaze of gunfire be Hagcrslown George Hawbaker chairman of live EDC dawn Tuesday and their Military Revolutionary Committee announced it had taken over the govern ment in a swift coup The revolutionaries immediately proclaimed they were pro American There were two heavy outburst of shootniR but no announcement any casualties The military committee an nounced over Ihe Seoul radio that its aims were strongly antiCoin J W Hopkins presidcnl of the new furniture firm and Herman B lloopcs president of Brandt Cabinet Works who strongly Morning Herald Photo Nurses Aide Fatally Hurt Hopkins said Contempo de signs and manufactures mod furnilure for hotels and mojCounty Hospllai nurses tels and is currently Srmncr Cordclll1 Picture On Page 2 30yearold atld l apparently came as Washing he Stale Depart dinner for company officials at Hotel Alexander Ralph Salazar whose furni lure factory in Cuba was taken over by Castro said he spent only three hours in Hagerstown before he decided This is the place I want lo raise my family and be able to work in freedom again He said two men helped him lo quickly make his decision Herman B Hoopes a success ful local furniture manufacturer into the office furnilure busfjwas killed lasl nighl shortly1 He said the Hagerslownjafter sre alighted from a or tne Dcfcnse Department operation will deal both wilhjlianisimrl bus on US Rl 11 comment production of parts for use in the liockville plant and final assembly of other lines of furan automobile driven north by niture oi parts tor use m Slate Trooper K 0 seijed reaor government ille plant and final said Miss Cordcll was struck by over direction j i r ri ITI nmnuiin u iifliuc 11 UCKS filled with ing marines roared through the streets There was no immediate word Miss Cordcll lived in the reariT Minister Miner Ave near Bower Ported 152yearold Raymond McClcl Salazar who is also Mummcrl of 138 S manager of tlie Hagerstown Prospect St ducihg rattan furnilure are be ing developed here and promise lo revolutionize Ihe making of this line of producls Mayor Winslow Burhans wel comed the new firm here in bc ui local lurnuure manuiac uren fho is president of Brandt Cabilialf lhe of Hagerstown inet Works and A F MacDonj The greatest need in our area now is additional employ ment You arc helping lo pro aid imluslria contacts chair man of lhe EDC Salazar speaking in English wilh difficulty also highly praised Richard Hcnson owner of the North Mulberry Street building in which Conlcmpo has already starled limiled operai tion Salazar called Benson a man with a very big heart vide some of tliis Cuba is losing a valuable asset in Mr Salazar We are indeed forlunalc and we gain by Ibe fact that he has come here vhere the accident occurred The officer said the falal acci dent happened at about pm as Miss Cordell crossed Hi 11 at the interscclion of Bower and Virginia Avenues McAllisltr said no charges have been placed yet and the investigation will continue He said police now are searching for a possible eyewitness lo the fatsl accidrnl n the downtown Bando Hotel wilh us wife The hotel was under icavy guard by soldiers Mosl members of Changs Cabi nel were reported under arrest The Revolutionary Conimillee declared ils aclion was a complete iccess The revolutionaries led by Lt Gen Chang DoYoung look the capital by surprise wilh lhe pre dawn broadcast ihat they had ministration and Cuban Minister Fidel Castro Xenneriv and Canadian Prime Continued on Page 1 Col 3 fercnces between he Kennedy adsilce coming to this counlry Cuba Salazar has teamed up with a Rockville furnilure makerJ W Hopkins The two men formed the new Hagers own firm Hopkins is president and Salazar is treasurer Hopkins in his talk at last lighls dinner lhankcd the lo cal community for its cooper ation in gelling lhe local opera ion going with special thanks o the Economic Devclopmenl Commission to Hoopes and MacRonald jseized power from Chang who Mummerl was questioned jsucceeded Syngman Rhcc last nighl and then released They reassured the people but Burbans said the new firm1 A a rpst did not immediately explain what Uurlians said the new firm ncarby lllt dpatl sccne H0 a htgvy gunfire during the find an atmosphere here thai is conducive lo progress He said il will also find good people here Others have pros pered here and so will you Lem Kirk president of he County Commissioners said I am mighty glad you are here Kirk said the community has a school system that is second to none a county roads pro gram thai is unsurpassed and people who ever strive to go forward George Hawbaker chairman of lhe EDC presided al lasl nights dinner Top Meeting Jromulwork Soviet Ambassador To See President Kennedy Today Inez Mitchclf said she heard a hud and a screech of brakes i about Then she recalled when she wcnl lo lhe door of the rest aurant lo sec what bad hap pened she saw a car stopped and lhe driver walking back down the road Mrs Mitchell said lhe first lastin minutes and Ihe second only a few minutes Sporadic shooting continued There was no immediate report of casualties The first announcement of tiie aclion by the Military Revolution ary Commillee came after Die 40minute shooting body had been thrown Scoul in down into a driveway several feet away by the impact of Hie automobile Mummcrl was driving a 1957 model sedan Trooper McAllis ter said he would confer with Stales Attorney James Strinc this morning lo determine what After that heavy firing only an occasional shot could lie heard in the city unlil lhe second outbreak of shooting shortly after 7 am Thai quickly died down and again only an occasional lone shol was heard Reports said only units of the army and marine corps were in charges should he placed if Scvc battanons ap aly hwared to be involved Mummrrls explanation of The broadcasts of lhe commit lhe accident was not over Seoul Radio furnished atcly available early this morniihe only aclual information on ing although he told police situation By LEWIS GULICK Canada on his first state visit asclil nnt sie WASHINGTON APi SpccuPresident lo a foreign capital tion Ihat President Kennedy 1he Soviel request came lay meet soon wilh Soviet Pre mier Khrushchev mounted Mon ay nighl when the Soviet am assadnr arranged lo see Kennedy ucsday Ambassador Mikhail A Menshi some of Kennedys advisers were running up caution signals aboul liClllillll Vr illlll pressing for a Kennedy Khrush T rm i chcv meeting 11 AlCa The danger of building false IMany Seniors Will Graduate asked an appointment and hopes for dramatic strides toward peaceful understanding looms large among the obstacles vas given one at 10 am EOT he While House said Menshikov ndicated he had a message to lo the President hut did ffiirt disclose ils nature f Neilher the White House nor the Jjj Stale Department would speculate on the nature of the ion presumably from Hie Krcm in Nor was there any hint from he Soviel Embassy as to the ents of the message It could of course deal with any of the numerous issues be tween this nation and the Soviet Union Ihe Geneva Laos confer ence or the Geneva nuclear test ban talks for example HIS IDEAS ARE REFLECTED IN OUR NEW SCHOOLS Pic tured amid a drawing of North Hagcrslown High School and a riph illustrating growth in Washington Countys school enroll viMt Dr N L Jr DrEngtlbardt wboce fl are reported in The Local Scene Column has been a con sultant for the Board of Education for many years He helped develop the long range school building program which followed World War II ind which ii coming to an this year However coming as il does on Ihe heels ol news that Kennedy is considering a facelofacc mecl ng Menshikovs rcquesl naturally stirred surmise that the Soviel picmicr was aking some notice of the possibility of a firsl meeting ith the US President Menshikov will be accompanied lo the While House by Undersec retary of Stale Chester Bowles and the visit will come a few hours before Kennedy leaves or t A 68ycarold woman was ad milted to the Washington Coun ly Hospital yesterday afternoon after an unusual accident in front of the hospital The woman Mrs Mary 1 Bowman of the 1200 block W Washington St was on her way lo the hospital to visit her son Charles liowman who is a pa ticnt there She gol out of the aulo driven by her husband Herbert and Mondays warm temperatures oppcd Sundays reading by a ingle degree D Paul Oswald Bridgeport weather observer re ortcd last night Yesterdays iigh was 81 The low mark yes onlay morning was 61 By 9 im be mercury had receded o 68 degrees Rainfall at the Bridgeport sla ion is running behind Oie May average surprisingly enough Mr Oswald said So far he has 111 inches of preetpita ion with more than half the month gone hy The average for Air May is 405 inches On Inside Pages Amusements Bridge Crossword Punle 4 closed the door on parl of her Daily Investor clolhing Her husband stalled lo pull away from the curb and she was knocked to the ground ft was reported she sustained fractured left shoulder and lacerated chin Both mother and son are on the same floor Dear Abby Drew Pearson Editorials Columnist Ed Kolerba Radio Programs Sports Trittate News 2 Womens Newt 5 7 1 14 14 7 5 1112 When Clear Spring High School holds its graduation ex ercises on lhe evening of June 5 61 seniors will be eligible to receive diplomas Claude 0 Mcrcklc will be he mcmucr of the Washington County Board of Education who present the diplomas lo lhe class of The Board of Education an nounced that the list of prospec tive graduates includes 17 aca demic 20 commercial and 24 general course students Prospective graduates at Clear Spring arc Academic Tom Lee Ernst Allan James Johnson Raymond Joseph Michael Lawrence Har ry Miles Paul Dennis Miller Wallace lcc Itidenour Russell Wayne Robinson Emory An drew Sudcr Jr Connie Lou Carbaugh Umla Carol Eavcy Rclly Ann Ernsl Klaine Ther essa Ioy Belly Sue Kronlz Mary Josephine Miles Sandra Lynn Miller Joan Elizabeth Hoscnberry Cassandra Rulh Soibcrl Commercial Larry Herman Blair Ronald lie Carhaugh Phillip Morris Carpenter Amos Abram Horst Barry Lynn Ma Continued en Pigi 1 Cel 1 1   

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