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Lowell Sun (Newspaper) - March 5, 1959, Lowell, Massachusetts THE LOWELL, SUN Lowell, Massachusetts THURSDAY EVENING, MARCH 5, 1959 28 Cents County 81st Year Serving Historic Middlesex County Fair SKK I'AGE .1 EDITION7 Blast Caused by Gas Rips House Aparf WOKCKSTKK, March elderly man and wife perished today in an.explosion thai ripped apart their two-slory home. The victims were identified as Mr. and Mrs. Carl Ruohonen, both in their seven- lies. Ruohonen was a retired railroad worker. Fire officials said the explosion was caused by illuminating gas. Reports that a lit lie girl was missing proved to be unfounded.______________ Two others In (he house at Ihei time of tlic blast were alive. Mrs. Marjha Kuohonen, about 10, suffered from burns and shock. She was unconscious in found tllp wreckage when firelighters Aftermath Thfl aftermath of an explosion that lifted and ripped apart a two-story wooden frame house early today at 514 Mill- bury street, Worcester, i .lodcrator Guy W. Clark at the own hall last night. Foss wil ill the uncxpired term of the ate Roy Cann on (he board One Dies in Navy Ships' Collision WASHINGTON, Mar. 5 (UPI) One man was killed and four lightly injured when (wo U. S. Cavy ships collided in Gibraltar -.trait yesterday, (lie ts'nvy an- louneed. Tile Navy identified the dead nan as Seaman William H. Kel- ey, 20, of Steubenville, Ohio. It said be was killed when his lip, the destroyer Kenneth R. iailey, collided with the supply hip Haiti Victory about three niles south of Point Enropa. The ijured men also were aboard ic Hailey. They Love Gus in Sedalia SUDAIJA, Mo., March a (AP) -Old Gus, an unattached 3-year- d St. Bernard dog and friend of everyone, escaped a sad fale by an arm's length yesterday. He was helped by children al Broadway school who screamed, "Run, Gus, run. It's (he dogcalch- Ponndmasler C. D. Weal hers and his assistant, Raymond R. Ellis, like Gus too bill the oily council has declared war on stray dogs. Duly is duly, so the chase will continue. Meanwhile, a "Save Gus" club is being organized. then. is I negotiations are under way VI ien. Khrushchev said the May 27 ...lie might be postponed 'intil June 27 "or maybe July 27. Wo are in no hurry." He cited an old Russian saying: "Never count your chickens un- I autumn." The Soviet premier made his <omarks in an impromptu speech at a luncheon given by the may- or of Leipzig. til Predicts Labor Shortage CAMHIUHGE, March 5 CUPI) Secretary James P. Mit- chell predicted last night the un- mployment situation has Im- proved so much there will ac- uall.v be labor shortages in some areas.by the end of the year. Mile-hell made his prediction n a television Interview with Sen. Levered Sallonsfall (R- Mass.K is evident." he said, "that ve have come out of the reces- sion; all the economic indica- ors indicate that we are on the rpswing. "It's been traditional that un- Miiplnyment and employment lag lehind the other economic indi- I would predict that by he end of we would be in he position of minimum unenv loyment to Ihe point where- we .'ould have some very definite abor shortages in some areas." THE SECRETARY said pros- iecls arc good of a labor reform ill in Ihc present congress hut he epeatcd criticism made provious- v of the hill sponsored by Sen, ohn F. Kennedy Mitchell said the bill did not- ullaw "coercive boycott ing" nd "blackmail picketing." He .lid lie did not know whether Kennedy's bill or the adminislra- ion measure would be passed ul "all in all, I Ihink the pros- ed for some legislation is ood." NKW CAK FINANCING SAVINGS UP TO S2M JAMES L. COONEY AGENCY 22 3-1703