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   Berkshire Eagle (Newspaper) - January 7, 1956, Pittsfield, Massachusetts                                MEN OF COURAGE Ex-Mayor Capeless Reviews A'err Book by Sen. Kennedy Page 12 The Eagle City Edition Eniertd ta second c'oss matter, Post Office. PittsfieU. MOM. Volume 211 Pittsfield, Massachusetts, Saturday, January 7. 1956. 18 Cento Hound Trip Rail Engine Navy Makes Third Virgin Flight Union Asks Over Uncharted Antarctic Areas Day Raise McilURDO SOUND IX THE ANTARCTIC pilots of Operation Deep J Freeze have completed their third flight in a series of exploratory missions over towering CLEVELAND. Ohio plateaus of the Antarctic never before seen by man. Brotherhood of Locomotive Fire- Ice Cap Mapped As a result, much of the unite curtain hanging over vast unknown areas of the antarctic quadrant facing Australia has been punc- tured and thousands of miles of completely uncharted, forbidding ice cap now are recorded on aerial maps. The twin-engined Neptune which set its skis on McMurdo Sound's ice yeMeiday completed what is believed to be longest flight ever made over this 2.900 miles loand trip from the Ross Sea Coast to the Knov Coast. On Tuesday a four-engmed master curled over the pole 30 minutes before returning to base here. It the in his- tory that the pole hns been con- quered b> air. The man wiio did it twice Acini. Rich-, a rd E. not as vet made any long flights on the current j expedition. On Wednesday another Skymas-j ter headed out into completely known areas of the western antarc-' tic and discovered two mountain, ranges and a huge ice-covered pla- teau feet above sea level. Xo Sign of Russians j The last two flights came within j sight of base areas assigned to thei Russians under the International! Geophysical Year program. But] the crews saw no sign of the! Soviets. Moscow radio reported todav that the Soviet Union team had, landed on the antarctic ice cap. and sent oft ski teams to explore! inland. The polar flight came about by accident. The Skymaster's original mission was to penetrate unknown areas of U'ilkes Land, but the pilot, Lt. Col. Hal R. Kolp, U. S. Ma-, rine Corps, of Akron. Ohio, ran, into a severe After re- peated attempts to pass the phe-! _ _ 4. jr T i -v- nomenon by which the horizon isj Mayor Harvey E. Lakes reapponument or John lost in whiteness, he headed south Qeary the Board of Assessors this week drew a demand today for an "airing" from Mr. Lake's unsuccessful op- ponent in the fall election, John J. Dwyer. Conflict of Interest? The former Democratic 'men and Enginemen asked the na- j tion's railroads today for a three- dollar daily wage increase, plus j c o m p a n y-financed hospital and 1 '.health insurance. President H. E. Gilbert said the pay hike is being sought; for 60.000 of the Brotherhood's 96.- 000 members. A 25-per cent wage, boost vv ill be sought for Canadian enginemen represented by the' Brotherhood. On All I News r.n mr ill "I11 I 111 C. i Tl T1 'Soil Bank' Wins 2 GOP Dissidents WASHINGTON President Ei- senhower's promise of a "soil bank He said tne union s demands will for farrner< drew sup_ be filed with all Lmted States toda frorn ,wo Midwcst Re- managements before Jan. 30. Ne- pubixar. senators who have been soriations are expected TO begin bucking administration farm pro- irrMi-i flai c- fif-aT tnrt a m within 30 davs after notification. Mundi (R-SDt and Ynuns "This is our first for a -en era 1 wage increase in two iR-ND liark claimed jestcrday bj Tony Belcher. 13, in Miami. Fla. Tony said he the shark swimming toward him while the boy was sailing a boat on Baj. Tony claimed he s'rr.bbed the shark by its tail and held it the side of the boat. Two other bojs came alongside and helped him haul the shark'aboard, Tony claims. A shark of this size has a skin like sandpaper and tremendously powerful. Military Meeting Added by SEATO bv Jordan and his nine crewmen. order that the many Lake before WASHINGTON .UP) _ ______ T. latitude 80 degrees south jn the mlnds of our citizens be an-jpojntment of Mr. Geary. They of the Umled States Algeria. At Toberga. Qualify in La. For U.S. Food Handout ALGIERS, Algeria (UP) Eighteen persons were killed jn! terrorist and French counterac-j jtions across troubled Algeria, ficials reported today. J Most of the violence was cen-( Friday in rebel ridden Con- Department (province) in It was _ and longitude 90 east. svvered." Southeast Asia Treaty Or-[ terrorists This area, 'he fliers found, had He decried Mayor Lake's "fail- Pnufiel'd now. On Sept. 30. 1953. ganization countries will meet in diers. Troops in the Souk Ahras government made plans today to an ice cap oi 13.000 feel making ,o investigate the Ions-stand-, Jonn Geary purchased the Brattle i mOnth to shape new'area found the of two pro- dislribute tons of surplus food free one of the world's highest Ing rumors of possible ir- Farrn. consisting of 39 acres, Moslems and a native po- th ands poveriv stricken They were forced to fly only nOO regularities in the Assessors' of- Robert J and Lvdia McColgan for Jor lne Asian with their throats slit. A small tnotuanas 01 po feet above the ice. because the, and his failure to call ihe prin- 501.000. Less than three months area. [rebel band killed three more pro- rural lamtlies m Louisiana, crew had no oxygen as a result of cipals together for an explanation." ]aier he sold the same property; It was learned today the eight- French Moslems the same way State officials said share- a leak. _ "I thane Major Lake." Mr. to the Berkshire Mutual Fire In-'nation military meeting will be'near Ouenza. "croppers, tenant farmers. labor- By the time thev returned to Mr- Dwyer spid. "with a serious der- surance Co. jheld at Melbourne Jan. 16-21 as a1 _ Traffic Hurts iers and their families have been! Murdo Sound ail had headacnes of duty to the citizens of killed'two French sol-' BATON ROUGE, La. from the lack of oxygen. Tractor. Driver J A Pit.sficM bv blindly promising the retention of all citv officers in his 'efforts to secure election." Bomb in Traffic Hurts Eiitht Three policemen were killed in -alif.ed to share in the first .hip- of -he rt- of tan in March clash with rebels at Taounrt ment of 100 rail carloads of the -v Adm Felix stump, Five rebels also died in government surplus food. man' in a of Pu aetei If Mr. Geary estate broker in M.-. Dwver barked hi? demands ing. used in Antarctic exploration --pertinent facts7' concern- went through a crack in the ice and lns j.jr. Geary. muivcl _____ ___ _______ carried the driver to presumed "Prior to his in' while Britain and France will attend the a verted an explos.on when he n- on tne records and "Robert T Secretary of State John Foster Eight were the and" the foreign ministers of jured Friday night when terrorists swell to 100.000 by tne target acted as a real! Pakistan. Thailand, the lobbed a bomb into rush hour first distribution of the food tion 'pines Australia. New Zealand.ifice in Bone. A restaurant the week oi Jan. j this transaction. pines death, the Navy reported yesterday. 19J3_as an assessor by Mayor Rob-'serving as an assessor? prop- Karachi conference March 6-S. !pulled out the smoldering fuse of a _ serving as an abstain, int.- rvrtictuiu w-u. _ i -.M It "w as "apparently the first fatal- i. Capeiess." Mr. Dwyer purrhased for S24.000 and The military meeting in Australia! bomb hurled through the door. An-, uuiciais saici t 5'v of this vear's expedition to the "Mr- was a grocery clerk mlsold for 529.000. Who received theiwill complete recommendations to'other terrorist bomb damaged nom South Polar region. Kelsey's meat market and A message received from the ex- name appears in the records in the, pedition now at McMurdo Sound Recistry of Deeds m connection' Block Purchased said that Richard Thomas B. w'th only one real estate transac-, "The second transaction of in- liams is "presumed dead" after the tion. After his Appointment by Two-Year Crop Setback the conditions re- .vo years of bad Will CUlIlpltltr v. i_ i. trt presented in March to Dalles j grocery in the Bone suburb of j crops have become Crevasse-Detector Earlier yesterday the ta-k in the Antarctic reported that scientists had "cverro-p.e the gre'atest threat" to traii-olaz.nz m po'ar res-ons ny an Ai-v.v Engineer's crevasse-detector at L.t- tlf Amcr'n a. The ofdcia! rolcisc .--n -h.s -.i.d :'IP so-cntis-s had found detector "100 per cer.t liams is "presumed dead" after the "on. Alter ms appointment; oy terest tractor he was driving went Mayor Capeless as an' assessor. jjr Geary of a through a crack and disappeared. '-he power to raise or lower'Street on "jan. 22. 1954. at a sub- jproperty_ assessments on the price of over STO.OOO. only a match toi ithts transaction, while an dismjfsaj Or moonshining', i Uor and an appointee of Mayor; KUSSia ACCePlS iCapeless. he was represented by the former mayor. I think it is a vvhether Accepts Bonn Ambassador A Match for the Judge gion. rebel terrorists Moslem soldiers. killed two' Great numbers of the cases are 'cropping up in Calcasieu and St. i ________________ Landry parishes in extreme south- cr- ,r-D, T T- i 1 J !west Louisiana as well, it was re- GARNER. S.C.  rrpulalion. (Cl include dried milk, flour and "an extremely reliable source." 'cheese. wrote that Mrs. Eisenhower has Dameron said rice now in sior- "agreed to object no longer if he in Crowley and Lake diaries will promise to take care of him- probably will" he combined with self in accordance with the doc- ;he shipment from out of the state, tor's Family's 8th Polio Victim Is Near Death in Chicago CHICAGO fought afflicted with the serious bulbar today to. save the life of one of eight farm brothers and sisters' who were afflicted with polio. Ijinp, Skin Affected t The boy. 15-year-old Edward Waish of Durand. 111., has been in :a coma since Wednesday. left lung collapsed Friday and his skin has turned a strange greenish zreenizh colored skin, color. But they believed it was caused Doctors at Jhe Urtversity of II- by the slow movement of blood linois Research and Educational ;hrough his wasted body. Hospital said he was in grave con- Edward's lack of strength to keep dition. lungs filled with air. even with Fdward and seven of his brothers the aid of an i.on was also a-d sisters became vict.ms Warned for his collapsed lung. A -thin about a week last Scp'cm- hospital spokesman the col- ,lr- Fivf of the Walsh children lapse was not "unusus; m such i recovered bur Edward and his IT cases. But it made the boys con- Ijear old brother, had been.dmon "more he recently from a RocKford. HI., hos- ,pllai and condition has been favorable. However, doctors fears for hiS NEWSPAPER!   

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