Hopewell Herald, March 4, 1953

Hopewell Herald

March 04, 1953

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Hopewell Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 4, 1953, Hopewell, New Jersey pi I. d 4 _____.11 VOLUME 22. N. MARCH 1953. Lindbergh Baby Kidnaping i Here 21 Years Sunday Marked Anniversary of Tragedy Which Started Near Hopewell Many Local Residents Were Too Young to Remember SHU Doubt As to Justice Maoy Hopewell residents were too young to even read -a newisipa-per when Charles A. .Liudibergh made hl's fhMor- ic flight across the At- F lantic Ocean. When 'aM cluap- ter iu iindbergh's public life w-rit- .they were mere tschool-choMren a novelty called radio. Yet those two Tories Lrndy's trail- bloamg flight and 'the Iddnap-slaymg of infamt M-arcTi 1932 Tomarchio Sent to Colorado remembered only yesterday. Sudi was the penetrating dmrpiact of the iLfioadlbergh etorics on the Ameri- iscene- The teans of joy on May 1927 when word was flashed ttoat dbergih had landed in Paris aboard the of St. and the mii versal wave of isorrow and dis- belief 19-anofnth-old A- Jr. w-as kidnapped ajwi the family htmie nortlh of Hope- just 21 years ago this Sun- day. so-called of the cen- and 'the trial ajid ex- ecution of Bruno Ri-dtoard Haup'tmatn for the -at -a -tiime when Lind- bergh was fstill a world have be- came pawt of Amedaan folklore even vritliin the lifetime of the principals involved. Those y-et alive still disagree ais to thje guilt or degree orf of tfhe born who went to his at State April 1936 inaintiaaTiing wfio wanted only a now lives quteily with wife and five 'oMldreoi on Content- sJanjd off where be is workin-g on several top drawer Air Force projects Qjnd writing a Tfce tragedy-torn home alt Hope- well is now a fcome for delinquent It -is known Seven Cents. DEVASTATING BARN FIRE INJURES OWNER LAUNCH RED CROSS DRIVE HERE MARCUS DONNELLY 3URNI i WHILE FIGHTING AND PENNINGTON FIREMEN SAVE ADJACENT BUILDINGS i Fl SET AFIRE JoseSph iR. son of Mr. tand M-BS. Jos-ep'h of this toas completed basic training Air Force He is now to Fort Air Porce where she will undergo a twenty-one week course in Basic Munition's. VOORHEES HEADS Eligilit ofher prijici pails in the inchiding former New Jersey Gov- ernor A. sentencing Judige Thomas W. Trench ard tau-d four of tihe now are dead. Ha-uqpt- man's her new huabajid and her disappeared from the public NEARBY HOPEWELL MAN CHAIRMAN OF N. J. HIGHWAY USERS MADE TO GIVE VOTERS CHANCE TO DECIDE ON USE OF MOTOR REVENUES WOULD LEAVE TAX PENALTIES The N. J. Highway Users Confer- i _ osk its Meeting re-elected slate of Herbert W. N. Farm as Joseph C. stOTie Automobile chair- W. J. N. J. Petroleum Ind utstrifes as eeeretjary- treasurer. In aflditioai to the the following were elected as mem- bers of i Board of L I Kenneth N. J. Automobile Clulb FranMin N. J. from Hopewell -and 'hiaimpered by lack of bajttled -a fire early Saturday morning and kept it from spreading to O'tth-er at the Manjuis Don- nelly farm on the viaie road. Flameis lev-eled a two- story burned the owner and nearby Hotpewell Town-ship Polite Chief Malcolm Joimer sadd iburnfeng e from the barn were earned some to feet by ha-gh winds to tsiart ia field fire and a forest fire tand to threaten nearby buildimtgs on the prop- eriby of O. E. Lewis Cooper's Cor- ner. iDr. Jfc R of treat- ed Donnelly for 'burns on Twth face and mouth. Donnelly's 1350 convertible ia graxd-en 'htaind auxiliary -power tools for ia com- jxlete home quantity -RAISING CAMPAIGN INAUGURATED 90 PINTS OF BLOOD COLLECTED IN YEAR IS ONE OF LOCAL .BRANCH'S RECORDS NAM'ES OF CANVASSERS The 1953 Red Cross this area of Jbuildivn'g and furniture stored on- the second floor were de- stroyed In the bliaae. i Donnelly told Chief Joiner .tihe fire was start-ed by a spark when the plugged in the battery larger for his spower plant a. m. He 'ttre pliace 'laterally -seera'efi to burst in- to grabbed a fire exstfin- and stepped but said a -blast of flame froan ithe door him -as -he -tried to put the 'extingulsh-eir 'intto operation. He 'he nest made an unsuoces'sful 'art-tempt to tlhe oar. Mrs. DonTielly wais wiaitrng in their house for her to 'bring itihe oar for their usual Saturday mronaiig shop- iping trip. He sadd he charged the balbteries for -the auxi'liiairy power plant Saturday momin-gs. Domielly said only .tihe -oar worth about and the building valued at 'between ered by inisumnce. were cov of Pack Sfcafce Grange Alta It Auto- g-ase during World Wiar II. Attorney Ldoyd who defend still insists the verdict was o Hopewell Aids in March of Dimes Hopewell matfe a crediitaible show- according to the size of the bor- ougth compared to other in the of iMmes CamaiiL Mer- mobile .Legal Barclay W. N. J. Motor Truck A. W. Fuel OdJ Distributors' Association 6f N. William L. Mal- N. J. Automotive Tnade Associa- cer County soared fer over the 1952 figures. Nearly has raided ilhis to John E. of tihe drive. This aa increase of more Uhian- over last year's 'he said. The iConfereH'Ce unandmouisly parsed Resolution ungiixg the Legislature to give tfche voters of New Jersey -an to decide on the use of motor vehicle revenues. It was point- ed out itifcat 24 States three of them within past yeair now have tap- proved 'amendments to itiheir Constitu- titans preventing the use of highway taxes for afliyflhing tout roads. Wyom- ing faajs just legislation fprovid- .the a change to vote on am al States presently is a of the people's response to the Nation- al Foundation's efforts to eliminate the dread disease of polio from the na- tional Kerney said. of Mercer County ihave giv- en liberally of tJhenx time and effort to make tois result possible. tbanks of tJhe wihole organiza- tion of the National Foundation for InJteuntile Paralysis Is extended to tihose who rtook ipart in the 1953 March of Dames Tfce results from the various are as with -Mrs. Simon Eednor and iL. Waiter chairmeiu raised EDaanilton with MOPS. Wal- ter Fogg iand Huglh Mrs. Samuel K. Paul chair- Lawrence A. C. MiaeDom- aid and J. 'Russell Mrs. iSumner t Ewing Stewart H. O'Don- Chairman Voorhees a when so -much emphasis is being placed' upon tihe importance of fciigfh- New Jensey -can dH afford to con- tinue such a islhort-sigihfbed fiscal poli- cy. These highway were lev- red for a .purpose. Tbe use olf them for general governmental exipenses violates the intent of the original Statutes and 'preventing New Jer- sey from getting much heeded road Atftenitaon was eaMed to tihe current New Jersey Research Institute which thorns 72 iper of the peo- ple interviewed want road money for roads. Other -action token at the meeting included itihe passage of a Resolution urging the New Jersey to petition to Large Attendance at Blue-Gold Dinner On Peibruiary 23 tihe Hopeweili Cuib Scout Pack No. 71 held its Blue and Odd dinner in tihe ship iHatl of the Presbyterian Chur-cih. Presenlt -ait the dimmer were 145 and Cube. No. 71 were Ban representative of the 'George Washington Rev. H. E. pastfcor of -the Metho- dist and Mr. aaid Mrs. Waiter represenitativesi of Boy Scout Troop No. 71. Bam 'Earle spoke 'brief-ly after the dinner iand then presented the Back with its .cfeanter. dinner Tvas al- so am important event for five Cub wiho -were awarded their We- belo or -certificiates. i The soo-n-tto-beoome Boy Suotits are John Calvin Russell Vansant and1 Peter WiliKamison. More than ten other -Cuibs awards at this dinner. The 'tables were decorated toy each wibh the theme of the plays featurawg Cub Scouting aaid Georg-e WasM-ngton. Mra-. Newell den featured George Washington tlhe log and Adtam's ta- ihad a nautical Blue -and Goild dis- Mrs. China and Mrs. Bicnd hiad a floral display on their Aek- en's den displ-ajyed -a Wolff's Mra. featured George Washington and the oherry and iset under way at the annual meeting of the Branch on .March which featured a review of bnan'dh services. activities duri'ng the past ye-ar were by the collection of 90 pints of iand branch officials particularly Hxrarmeaided the response of Hopewell residents -and donors from nearby township areas. Training classes for new members' of the aan'bulan'ce corps continued with the standard course recerutly com- pleted and ian advanced course now in progress under the instruction of John V. Lawyer. 'Demonstrations of the new 'method of artificial respira- tion- were given to 100 Emergency were ar- ranged for .two local men. It was reported that 'present use of free is happily at a new with only one each of three avail- able chairs and -four hospiiba'l- tjnpe beds now on loan. The Ml- .stock cr-utches is also a variable as weH -as plastic mattress -covers wnd miscel- laneous sklv room equipment. addition to 'local training of Ju- nior mud Senior Life the Hope- well braiveli fumfe-hed instructors for ttae annual swimming classes duicted -at the Trenton High School. InisitiruMicms are provided from Octo- ber .to March for aH classes from Be- ginner througih Junior and Senior LftPe Saving. A partial -H'st of canvassers an- nounced for this ajm fn'dudes Mrs. Mrs. C. MTIS. W. Mrs. John MTS. Mrs. JR. MTS. T. Mus. J. .Fails Mrs. E. Miss Adeliaade rMns. Q. -'Miss Fran'cma Mrs. 3. Plans Launched For Primary Election April 21 Lieutenant H agios Assigned to Instructor Staff Second Predericlc Karl .son of Mr. and Mrs. Anton of East Prospect 'has been assigned to instructor duty with the'll'th Ainbocne 'Division men't Training 'Faculty alt Fort Camp- Kentucky. Hagios is aai instruotor with fhe Di- iMili-tary Training School. His Those Who Wish to Vote Must Register On or Before March 12 Borough Clerk Pierson Removes Doubt by Letter That Local Elections Have Not Been Free Contests for Nominaton Here Are So Far Uncontested i With the announcement today that the Primary Election date will be Apri 21 next and that registration ends on -March preparation's have officially been started and complete details -may be found fin the regular election notices' eteewfoere in today's Herald. This year State and County offices include State of General Mrs. R. fMns. OE. Mrs. T. iMifas Caroline Miss Mildred Mrs. R. Reed.-Mns. M. Mrs. G. Wag- 'Mrs. J. M-PS. R. Van Mrs. E. L. Mrs. and MTS. J. Rees. 'Funds collected during the current in addition to local will be tiused on 'a national scale in flood and disaster aid to service and to support .Dhe all- Ini'portant blood callecbion program. County Taxpayers May Enjoy Big Savings Mercer lOounitiy taxpayers wall if the efforts of the Senate three two Freeholders and three Coroners. Hoipewell Borough a Mayor and two Councitoen wilil be in work consists of teaching selected of- Pennington the saaae two and ficers and jionconnmissioned officers in Hoipewell one commatt- the techniques of iiystrtietinig -basic teaman. Sate amd County committee trainees.of the as well as per- manently 'assigned Prior to enlisting in 'the Airany in June of Bagios was a student at Brown University for a year. He un- derwent fbasic training at Frot remiadning at that station to 'Leadership School. He was then selected to attend Infantry Of- ficer Candidate School at Fort Ben- Ga. as a Second Lieutenant of Infantry in 1Jhe Officers Reserve Tie wias .initially assigned to the llth. Soon his out- standing knowledge of military in- struction was noted by has command- img causing his assignment to the faculty. Lieutenxtnt Hagios iplans to make his career the Army. and House Committees to cut JMBtou out of the bill- lion budiget proposed by Pireisi- dent Trumaja for fiscal 1954 are sue- cesafuL This essbim-ate of savings was re- leased today fry the New Jeareey State Chamber olf 'Oommeroe. It was based on tihe tinat New Jersey flhrougli a billion reduebitom would -amoUTbt to Jensey taxpayers 'bear 3.40 per of the Federal Tax Taking 3.40 of the foil- that must cut from Federal the Gnas. den had floral candy balance anticipated tfhe State Ohamiber showed -share as Tie State out that the representnig New Jersey's cufps -ais its center The next monthly paick meeting be held on 30 dn Pellowsihip HaiH. Tlhe itiieme for jMamh will be five dens working very hard to make this coin- ing meeting one of ftitoe most inite-rest- iSTrt'rf Crffill 1 o completely withdraw ifrom the and of motor fuel therotoy leading thie field of to the States where it belongs. The Feflfenal Tax is now 2 cents per gallon and over 860 million doMare was ooMected from all of the States in 1952 from thffg source. Family by the Wonvan't Hopewell Elementary School. Mercer Orange Ofcrd Party at their Hopewell Men's Club Officers Chosen The semi-ainiiual meeting and te ejection of officers of the well 'held Wed- n-esday at iHopewell Manor. An excel- lent aneal was enjoyed fey all mem- bens present Wallier J. Ohanti-er was elected John R. viee presJ- Thin-tad and Walter for the en- The outgoing P. A. -was thtamked lor ihis fine work in guiding the during the past year. ds equal to one and times the fbudget as arecommended -by 'Governor Driscoll for WilUam Homer March 6 at 8 p. m. sfon children 25c Don't mitt F.eb. 8 p. pinoch- le. Prizes and refreshments. 2- Six Fined in Borough Court Results of tlhe efficiency of the new- ly organized borough police depart- ment as suggested by Commissioner Myers was showtn last xtight in the of iborougfli court. Magistrate Cas-torb presided and the fol- E. Rocky Dora Roscoe H. each fined pltifi for speeding on Broad Street. Theodore B. of drew a plus for fail- ure to -produce his -car and George of and Clyde iR. Wertsville each plus for noisy mufflers on their cars. PENNINGTON ADOPTS REDUCED BUDGET MEASURE WILL DROP PRESENT LOCAL TAX ABOUT 10 NOT INCLUDE THAT BOROUGH'S SHARE OF INCREASED SCHOOL BUDGET 94.9 PER CENT. OF TAXES COLLECTED IN The PeraiHietoa Borough Council at regular -.session adopted mund-cipal -wMdh will drop tihe present local tax rate toy ajboui 10 points. ibtideet does -not in- clitde Penoi'ingtOTi's share of th-e Hope- well Township school has toeen substantially. Although there has been a notable -ratabteis in the dits- the increase in the tsohooJ tax rate estimated to from 50 to 100 PennJoigton'-s local budget is Estimated revenue from istate aid and miscellaneous souroee is wfoicih leaves to be rarised by dlTecit taxation. Tittis figure is 'lass than that df Whf n taken with 'in-creased fit makes the cut possible. In 1952 Penumgton oolleeted 94.9 rper of its it reiporbed. 'are elected on tih-e but all other oaindMiaites are nominated. fe1 being p-laced on the tow that every vote-r must be remits- on or before MaTCh 12. Ttovs be done -at the Court or with eacili -olerkis In Hope- well Pennington and the Borough registrants will be accomo- dated at the clerk's 14 Model Avenue. He will close the iistration faookis Murch 11 at 8 p. The letter in connection witii eleotion procedurets in this bor- ough was V. Editor of The Hopewell Hop'eweWv X Mr. '4'Last year just prior to tlhe General The Hopewell Her add her fprioted letter to the Editor in wh'kih u complajiint was istered regarding the method for se- lecting the offioi'als for Hoipewell Bor- ough. The article impaied that Coun- m were an a very quiet way in order that others would know bhat the offices we-re open. a declaration of course was made in The of .the S'tate of New Jecnsey under Title R. S. require tihut the Municipal Clerk publish a notice twice 'before the closing of in which it i6 set forth the offices to be filled the other qualifications would -like to add thiat The i iii well 'Henaild feasi always co-operated even further. Without a front page inew.s article has beeoi ilished simuJitiameously the Blec- tiom- bringing additional at- tention to 'tlhe situation. Evetyone must expect the Jocal officials of -consult witih possible cajidi- aad other Interested persons hiave the rigfabs and privileges. There huve always been free ejec- tions in Hopewell. truly Joseph M. tcBorougli 6- American Legion Honored By County Officers After the regittlafr meeting of Hope- weil Valley Post 339 last Monday eve- u presesntaltion was- ottade by County Commander Tihomas F. iand County Vice-Com- mamder Josepih G. Daailey. The Jocal Post received two Membership Cita- a Certifiiciafe of Meritorious Ser- an Honor 'Ribbon for 1953. TiheiS'e were presented for attaining a than all time high hi mem- Library Notes The new ibook for flJhe two-cents-a- day shelf this week by Marjorie K. Rawilings. On the regular shelves our readers will Hunt's book. New by Lloyd Momis. Hish Idife 'and low life of the Kay Sutton Recovers From Operation Kay one of Brookside's returned to her work to- day. She recently underwent on op- eration at -Mercer Trenton. last hundred yeairs. For ftihe younger readers who like Science we Rolling by Robert A. the w widow seat the little folks will Great by Tony Palaz- zo. M the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees hdd March Librarian made the following re- port for the month of fiction per- iodicals -and total cir- '875. There were twenty- three -new books -added to the shelves and1 eight new borrowers' cards were Issued. ;

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