Lowell Sun, October 10, 1958

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October 10, 1958

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Lowell Sun (Newspaper) - October 10, 1958, Lowell, Massachusetts POPE'S BODY TAKEN TO ROME THE LOWELL SUN FRIDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 10, 1958 18 Pages 7 Cents County Pilgrims Enter Papal Residence Pilgrims man ouhide the papal residence of Pope Pius XII Cflitel Gandolfo surging toward entrance to view body of the pontiff. Included in the group are several nuns as police attempt to restrain the WIREPHOTO. Pepperell Child Drowns in Well franlic ef- forts of her mother and a neigh- bor failed to save the life of four-year-old Bernice C. Pelletier late yesterday afternoon after she fell 17 feel into an abandoned well in the back, yard of her home on West street. The child was walking in the yard with her mother, Mrs. Marie Pelletier; her six-year-old broth- er, James, and her grandmother, Mrs. Mary Pelletier, when she den wooden cover of the well and Mrs. Raymond Pellelier, also which police said had four feet of water at the bottom. A neighbor, Waller Richards, was summoned by the screams ot the child's mother. Richards pulled (lie child from the well before the arrival of the police and firemen but il was too late to save the little girl. Police said the child drowned after being in the well only five or six minutes. is survived by her brother, James, and seven-month-old sis- ter, Ramona. Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. tomorrow at St. Jo- seph's New Polio Cases DETROIT, Oct. 10 The Detroit area's polio count climbed lo 73-1 for this year, with seven new cases yesterday. The death toll for 1958 remained at 17. Five new cases were reported In Detroit, bringing the city's total to 558 compared with 17-i for the corresponding period last year, There were Iwo polio deaths reported in the city at this time last year. Hundreds of Thousands Witness Sad By Frank Brutlo HOME, Oct. 10 Pius XII, attired in funeral robes, began the solemn return to Rome today. Hundreds of thousands of mourners lined the Appian Way to witness a slow sad procession from Castol Ganclolfo, ..where the Pontiff died yesterday, to his native Rome. The doors of'the pontifical sum-, ilaif staff mer palace in Castel Gandolfo were thrown open at 2.23 p. m. An almost apprcsslvc hush, broken only by bells, fell on the tolling of a tight-packed throng Jn the small public square. The weather was hot and sticky. Along the entire 18-mile route from Castel Gandolfo to the pope's native Rome thousands of people stood to watch the funeral procession bringing (he pope for the last lime to the Rome Basilica of St. John Laleran, his see as bishop of Rome. There the body of the pope, In n austere ceremony, was to be given holy absolution. IN THIS ANCIENT city, where he was born March 2. 1878, there was a tremendous traffic jam and the streets were packed Ital- ian and papal banners were at From the Basilica of St. John Laleran the route of the proces- sion led to St. Peter's basilica in Vatican City where burial is to take place Sunday or Monday, The mourning rites continue through Oct. ID. The motor hearse carrying Ihc pontiff had glass walls but the coffin was covered by red silk, and the body was not visible. On top of the hearse was a huge golden tri-regnum, symbol of the papal office. On each cor- ner of the hearse was a golden angel. The vehicle moved at about 25 miles.an hour. Along the route men, women and children stood hushed. Some wept. Priesls and nuns said (heir rosaries as they waited and watched the hearse go by. A motorcycle escort of Italian police preceded the hearse. Ahead in state had been But even though United Fund First Report Yields 22.5 Per Cent of Goal total of 22.5 pel- cent or of the Greater- Lowell United Fund's campaign goal was reported ...at Bus Drivers Vote Strike 200 local bus drivers and mechanics are among union members who have voted lo strike against Ihe Eastern Massachusetts Street company on Oct. 20 for. an im jrovcd contract and wage changes. The vote, which was 'counted n Boston, was 723 to 13-1. ac cording to John H. Leonard ol awrence, president of the Car men union's Local 1509. Leonarc slated that the international iniori was expected to sanction .he walkout- Pontiff Leaves All to Church VATICAN CITV, Oct. 10 (AP) Pins XII named the Holy iee as his sole beneficiary and skcd In his jlast will and testa- ment that no monuments to him be erected. The will was published today in the Vatican newspaper, I'Os- servatore Romano, under 'a head- line: "The enlightening testament of the angelic paslor." The will apparently was written in Latin. L'Osservalore Romano carried its Italian translation. "1 name as my universal heir the Holy Apostolic See from which I received benefits as from a the late pope wrote. the first report meeting of all division voluntary workers held yesterday at W.' Rogers Hamel, chairman of the 1959 United Fund cam- paign, presided. The breakdown of the initial progress reports from the seven United Fund, divisions follows: Industrial and commercia. divi- sion, Eugene F. Crane, chairman, 2G.2 per cent of-its goal, or Business division, Jefferson R. Mansfield. Jr.. chairman, 26 per cent of its S16.2DO goal, or Individual gifts division, Allan L. Levinc, chairman, 9.6 per cent of its S39.730 or S5760. Public service division, Ethel Eliopoulos. chairman. 25 per cent of its S2-M35 goal, or RESIDENTIAL division, Wil- liam L. Rust, chairman. 22 per cent of its S7G92 goal, or S16S9. Towns division. Eliot W. Re- mlck. chairman, Iwo per cent of jjf. S2-M35 goal, or Building Trades division, Ralph Reynolds, chairman; Arthur E. Hammer of Unit A (Home Build- ers Irving Palcy nnd William P. Carroll of Unit B (Union 6.7 per cent of its goal, or Campaign Chairman Hamel re- minded the division leaders that only three weeks remain before the closing date of the fifth an- nual United Fund campaign Greater-Lowell. The campaign is scheduled to end on Wednesday Oct. 29. This year's goal for the United Fund is a S3000 increase over last year's goal made neces- ;ary due to increasing costs and lie addition of two United Fund agencies. Flying Visitors Back From Erin fell through the rotten leaf-hid- Bernice, the daughter of Mr. lllllllimiMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMimillllimiimiimillllllllllllllllllimiimimmilllllll Potomac Fever WASHINGTON, Ocl. the time this semcsler is over, there will be three kinds of public schools, segregated, inte- gratedand disintegrated. Every day Khrushchev threnfens to mnp us up In n more menacing fashion. He's practicing Kussimi for brinkmanship. a little Spiiftcrnlk. That's Question box. do the missile fellows count down Instead of up? you noticed which way most of their missiles go? Inflation isn't nil Imd. It's true that everything is going but that includes no in en's skirts. School by-TV is off.to a flying start. In the morning, chem- istry. At night, "This Is Your starring Sherman Adams. FLETCHER KNEBEI, millllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllNIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMIllMIIIIIIINIItlllll INSIDE THE SUN Testified Hart Mentally 111 Back David Lawrence Writes on The Greatness of Pope Pius XII..........Page 4 Community Concerts Oversubscribed..........Back 13, 11, in Pearson .1 16, 17 TV Programs.......Ifi, 17 Classified___ Com! CM...... County S Editorials 5 Suburban News........ 9 Dot Kilgallcn.......... IB Women's Ffcws 6 To reach all departments of The Sun TKl.Kl'HONE OLKNVJKW 8-5671 By Frank Moran Assistant News Editor LOWELL Irish'Air Lilies (Aerlintc Eircann) added another exciting chapter to aviation his- tory yesterday when it inaugurat- ed its transoceanic service be- tween Dublin, Ireland, anil Bos- ton, The 92-passenger Super Con stellation "St. carrying 78 guests who included Ameri- can and Irish government offi ciais, Massachusetts state offi- cers, representatives of the Irish press and the United States en- ouragc of press, radio and tele- vision landed at Logan airport In Boston at a. m. to complete the inaugural flight. Prominent in Ihe delegation from Ireland were Sean F. Lc- mas, minister for industry and commerce; J. C. B. McCarthy, general manager, Aerlinte Eire- ann; J. B. Liddy, mayor of Limer- ick; D. D. Frame, president, Ire- land branch, Incorporated Sales Managers association; John Ley- don, chairman, Aerlintc Eireann; Dr. J. I. Fitzpatiiek, president, Federation of Irish Industries; and Brendan O'Regan, chairman, Irish Tourist hoavd. The Irish complement 'num- bered 37. HEADING (he American party were Nils William Olsson, public affairs adviser, ,-ilate department; Lieut. Gov. Robert F. Murphy; John B. Ilyncs, mayor of Boston; Edjvarcl J. Cronin, Massachusetts secretary of slate; John F. Mul- eahy, district director, U. S, im- migration, Boston; William J. Bird, executive vice president; Greater-Boston chamber of com- merce; James Fitzpalrick, of New York, president, United Irish Counties; W. Dwight of Holyoke, representing the American News Asa prelude to the actual, shamrock on each jot, which was paper Publishers association; Charles E. McGee, Mei Adams and Associates of New York; and Sherman Booeti of Minneapolis, Minn. Also included in the U. S. press party were myself and Jylrs. Moran. Mother Nature was not gracious on the Inaugural flight as she had been on the pre-flight four days previously for y ester- terday she had strong bend winds blowing out over the Al lantie ocean and had "zeroed-in1' the Boston airport. Consequent ly, the "St. Brigid" was forced to make a stop at Ihe Gander airbase in Newfoundland-to dis- rupt the original flight plan. HOWKVKH, Ihc actual fllghl time for the Dublin lo Boston inaugural was 13 hours and 30 minutes. Air miles covered totaled 3028. The pre-inaugural flight, under perfect weather conditioins, had taken nine hours and 45 minutes for 2821 air miles. The time schedule for the in- augural flight was: Depart Dublin Wednesday 10.20 p. m.; arrive Shannon 11 p. m.; depart Shannon Thursday (Greenwich hours earlier than ar- rive Gander, Newfoundland 5.40 a. m. (Newfoundland minutes later than Boston depart Gander 8.15 a. m.; arrive Boston 11.50 EOT. Trie inaugural flight brought lo a conclusion a three-day visit to Ireland for the U. S. entour- age. Highlights of the visit were meetings with Prime Min- ister Eamon de Valcra and Ihe lord mayor of Dublin, Catherine Byrne; receptions, banquets, uncheons, tours. inaugural flight, the Irish Air Lines, Irish government and Dub- appropriate for the occasion. The Irish Pipers. Irish societies representatives, other Irish Air Luck Go With You the beautifully Dublin airport. Gov. Foster Furcolo at the Uni- versily club last night. This time it was America's turn to say, "Ceacl Mile the Irish Air Lines as il added Boston to I its list of "ports of call" which Later al] were guests al a Inn also includes airports in New appomtedj given by Mayor Hynes m York, Britain, the v i i umr i 11 ibll m airport o f.cials tendered the Lines inaugural flight group a fare1 well dinner, "Go Neiri were on hand to greet Taoh augural flight parly. the in- ot it was an open car carrying Msgr. Federico Calloro di Vignali, the pope's court chamberlain and Msgr. Canisius Van Lierde, the pope's sacristan and vicar general for Vatican City. In a second car was Eugene Cardinal Tisserant, French-born dean of the College of Cardinals. BEFORE THE procession stalled, there were two periods for viewing the body at Caslel Gandolfo. Originally only three hours of lying planned there. persons filed past the bier last night, thousands remained so the doors were opened again this and thousands more entered to pay their last respects, The body was borne out the front gate of the summer papal gate he never used dur- ing his his final trip lo the Vatican. The main gate was chosen n high Vatican official said, be- cause Pius used it on his first visit to Caslel Gandolfo, when he was Eugenio Cardinal Pacelli, secretary of state to Pope Pius XI. Pepperell Selectman Electrocuted Leonard C. Davis Killed Working On Power Pole DUNSTAIU.E, Oct. C. Davis, -IS, of Prospect street, East Pepperell, chairman of the Pepperell board of selectmen, was accidentally electrocuted at noon yesterday while replacing fuses in a Worcester County Electric company sub-station on Nashua roadjiere. Davis, a 30-year employee of the company, was working on a polo about 10 feet from the ground as a member of a two- man team with his partner nmt neighbor, Peter J. Marr, when the mishap occurred. Davis suddenly toppled back- wards off the utility pole and his body came in contact with a live wire carrying volts. His partner stood helplessly on the ground unable to aid him. Company authorities said he had successfully changed four fuses but when he put in the fifth one something svenl wrong. Mrs. Gertrude Davis, his wife, is the Pepperell correspondent for The Lowell Sun and Sunday Sun. It was a most elaborate affair one given for kings and queens lhat's how the U. S. group felt, for lhat is just bow they had been treated during their thrill-packed, hectic three days in Ireland. IN ADDITION lo Inn bnnquci, the U. S. visitors were present- Ihe early afternoon at a Boston hotel and at a banquet given by Belgium, Germany, France, Italv Switzerland and Spain. Archbishop Gushing Orders Mourning For Pope BOSTON, Oct. 10 bishop Richard J. dishing has ori plfts as remembrances of thelrj ninc days of visit to Ireland and lo com memorate the Irish Air Lines inaugural flight. There were many moist Irish and American eyes as Ihe plane left Dublin for Shannon, separat- ing, lemporarily at least, count- less new friends. Arriving at Shannon, all left the "St. Bright" for an hour and a half of shop- ping at its world famous duty- free, tax-free store. Shortly afler midnight, the air- liner headed out over the Atlan- tic on a straight line for Gander. Unexcelled as hosls, the Irish Air Lines saw to it that the occa- sion of the inaugural flight was appropriately observed ahdaid Ihe St, Rrlgict. The Aerlinie Eircann was host to the group al breakfast at the Gander base and then at luncheon while en route later to Boston. Sunshine bathed the Hub when the four F-81 jets of the 102nd Air Defense Wing from Logan airport, Gen. Sweeney in command, came out lo escorl Ihc BriRld" into Boston. The insignia of the 102nd Is a large in the Boston archdiocese for Ihe late Pope Pius XII. During lhat period, he said last night, all churches will be draped in biack. The archbishop will celebrate a solemn pontifical mass of re- quiem at the Cathedral' ot the Holy Cross at 10 a. m. Tuesday. Archdiocesan schools and of- fices will be closed that day. Memorial masses will be cel- ebrated In every parish church day. Archbishop dishing grant- ed permission to schedule masses in Ihc evening. Illllllllllllllllllltlllllllllllllllllllllllllli Sunday Rites Davis had been a lown select- man for the past 18 years. HE WAS A native of Pepperell and is survived by his wife, Ger- trude; one son, Leonard Jr.; one daughter, Kathleen; one sister, Mrs. George Smith Jr., and three brothers, Joseph of Barstow, Calif., William of Nashua, N. H., and Paul of Ohio. He was a member of Ihe Pep- perell council, Knights of Co- lumbus; the Lions club and St. Joseph's church in East Pep- perell. Assistant Fire Chief Roderick MacDonald and Police Chief Gerald Simmons responded to the emergency call with a re- suscitalor but Davis did not re- spond to treatment. Funeral services will be held from his former home on Pros- pect street tomorrow morning at 9 a. m., followed by a solemn high mass of requiem a( Si. Jo- seph's church at 10 a. m. Burial will be in St, Joseph's cemetery in Pepperell. VATICAN CITY, Oct. 10 (UPI) Tlie College of Cnr-IX liiunls today gave e.xtraordin- nry permission for the say ing of funeral masses on Sun- day throughout Ihe, world for Ihe Infe Tope Plus XII. Requiem masses usually arc not .said on Sunday. en some day other than Tucs- Make This Resolve NOW! This Sunday I'll buy Hie late Saturday night and early Sunday morning paper Hie Lowell Sunday Sun. It's Hie poper rhcrt'i PRINTED on Sunday not fust DATED Sunday and get If for 20c not 25c. BIGGEST i SUNDAY SUN OF THE YEAR! v JMiiimiimiiimiiiiiiimiiiimiH y. The coming issue of H Hie SUNDAY SUN I 5 contains the largest X volume of 5 X I ADVERTISING to be printed on any Sunday of 1958, X T Him far. E SlIlllllNillllilllNlliiliiiiiiimir, Don't Miss The FANTASTIC BARGAINS 3 Advertised Sunday. x y Your Momlny shopping Irlp y X (1 (o 0 I'.M.) will go more- X Y smoothly profitably. V X.Kollor.' the, acl.s In Sunday's X SUN. ;