Questions? Call (888) 845-2887 Hablamos Español

Dunkirk Evening Observer Newspaper Archive: January 02, 1958 - Page 1

Share Page

Publication: Dunkirk Evening Observer

Location: Dunkirk-Fredonia, New York

Issue Date:

Get 1 more page view just for Liking us on Facebook

  • We are retrieving your image from the archive...

  • We are converting your image into tiles...

  • Almost done...

   Dunkirk Evening Observer (Newspaper) - January 2, 1958, Dunkirk-Fredonia, New York                                ni DUNKIRK EVENING OBSERVER ESTABLISHED LEASED WIRE SERVICE OF THE UNITED PRESS Tuesdays Press More Snow 8flW tonight And through Iicavy anfl nlizzftrdy tit times trttr tonight High Friday Hazardous drivfoij condition 1 JANUARY 22 CENT3 Photo Oar In Which Dunkirk Mail Died Dunkirk 6 Hurt In 5 Crash t Death of a Dunkirk man in a Route 5 crash about half an hour before the turn of the year lifted Chautauqua countys highway toll for 1957 to two fewer than in tlic previous year and still a rec ord low for the past 11 John of 114 West Fourth driver of one of the two cars was pro nounced dead on arrival at Brooks Six other Dunkirk men were hos pitalized as a result of the headon collision about a mile west of the city All are reported in fair condition Tiiey were Michael of 86 Rug gles a city fireman and driver of the other severe forehead cuts a wound of the left puncture Robert of 2 Frank lin arm and jaw Leonard of 125 Ma ple left arm and fore head injuries transferred today to Veterans hospital in Neal of 135 West Fourth right leg Ronald of 221 Townsend and eye Arthur of 341 Lord head and hand Samuel said McNulty died of a com pound skull slashed wind crushed chest and abdominal SheriffsDeputies Richard Ress lor and John who invest said McNulty was alone in Ills when the vehicle swerved over the center line of the highway and slammed headon into the westbound car car rying the six other The Dunkirk Frcdonia Ambul ance service dispatched two am driven by Marcus Keuhn and Richard to aid the sur Born in McNulty had lived most of his life in Dun He was a veteran of World War He was a member of Marys church A former Great Lakes sea ho had been working at the Marsh Valve company He is survived by his Mary McNulty of Dun kirk a James McNulty of Rochester two Katherinc Lipsky of and Mary Rilcy of Roches About 10 billion persons attend motion picture theaters through out the world each The Weather Date Condition Temperatures during last 24 3 23 11 21 7 20 4 22 Midnite 21 8 21 5 21 1 21 9 22 6 22 2 20 10 16 7 21 3 20 11 18 8 20 4 21 Noon 18 9 20 5 20 1 17 10 21 15 20 2 17 Sun sets today at ri ses tomorrow at at at 2 Precipitation during the last 24 hours as recorded at the Niagara Mohawk steam station rain gauge Chief Psychiatrist At Reich Trials Commits Suicide Douglas chief psychiatrist at the Nuernberg war crimes committed suicide Wednesday by swallowing poison in the library of his The Kelley family Harry found a glass of what apparently had contained potassium cyanide in the police Kelley chose to end his life with the same poison that enabled Na zi leader Hermann Gocring to cheat the Kclleys was in the house at the timeHe emerged from the library and told jier what he had Then he slumped to the1 Police said Kelley took his life without any apparent provoca Holiday Deaths Are Nearing 170 New York Is Tops By UNITED PRESS The nations motorists be gan the new year With a death toll In holiday traffic that made a grim mockery of advance es timates and At 11 late re ports had boosted the traffic death total to 169 killed be tween New Years Eve and midnight Wednesday One person died in a plane 16 died in fires and 18 in miscellaneous acci dents for an overall total of The nations motorists opened the new year with a distressing traffic death and safety ex perts said their estimates of the Holiday highway slaughter prob ably would be far The National Safety Council had estimated that 130 persons would be killed in traffic during the 30hour midweek New Years holiday boosted by late re ports the fatality toll ap peared headed toward the 160 At 5 the United Press counted at least 125 persons killed in traffic from 6 New Years Eve through midnight Wednesday Fires claimed 14 17 died in mis cellaneous accidents and 1 was killed in a plane crash for an overall total of New York had the highest slate traffic toll with 19 followed by New Jersey and California with fatalities 8 and Ned council presi said all signs point to an other tragic holiday on the high Only last at least 22 fatalities marred the Christmas figure wel in excess of the 180 highway deaths estimated by the council Its Dearborn but judging by past experience the really heavy death reports will probably start coming in fast dur ing the morning hours Fire Ends New Years Eve Party MCKOWNVILLE UP Fire cut short New Years Evt cel ebration at a dance hall iti Me Kowns Grove hear forc ng more than 300 persons to flee before the party really got under Firemen said a defective gas heater was believed to have caus ed the fire which demolished the dance No one was Ike Mulls Red Proposal for Summit Talk ident Eisenhower drove back to Washington today after a week at his farm to decide on an answer to Russias bid for new EastWest summit peace The President left Gettys burg car at He was due In Washington about Venezuela Leaders Say Rebels Routed is of an HIGH AND LOW IN LEAPING CITIES ALBANY Temperatures in principal cities Wednesday and this morning Albany Boston Buffalo Chicago Cleveland Des Moines Detroit Dunkirk high low 46 20 27 13 14 3 i3 Hi 23 53 42 21 18 51 41 Venezuela government announced loyal troops crushed a revolution by army and air force units today and captured the rebels or sent them fleeing in all Four columns of T President Marcos Perez1Jimenez broke the rebellion in a predawn attack at the big military base of 50 miles to the the government Romulo armec forces chief of made the an nouncement on television and ra dio at He said all organized resistance at the military base had crumbled by 3 than 24 hours after the revplt broke Revolt Started Wednesday The announcement came about seven hours after President Mar cos Perez Jimenez announced the four powerful columns of troops were marching on Maracay to crush the The revolt started at dawn The rebels sent war planes to bomb and strafe the Fernandez said there was no trouble anywhere else in the country but After the announcement Caracas Radio went back to broadcasting classical music but interrupted it periodically to repeat the govern ment Official sources here said loyal government troops converged on Maracay from the former capital city of Valencia and the central plains while other government troops stood b here ready to Americans Safe Some of the rebels were etl to have fled Maracay by plane there was no hintwhere they W re Official sources said they probably were flying out of the Military authorities in Caracas immediately lifted a partial black out which had been imposed Wednesday night Caracas itself was The Ninelrelifled In One Crash per including six members of one were killed in a headon collision three miles west of here shortly before Dead were Walter Rural and his 42 their daughters Priscil and 2 their 18 Marvin Clyde and LarryWeid all of Two other Beck Wil and were in jured and taken to a The Beck family was in one car and Krein and Weid Kansas City Los Angeles Miami Minneapolis Montreal Orleans New York Philadelphia Pittsburgh Seattle Louis Washington Owner of Famed Restaurant In Syifacuse Dies SYRACUSE woman who guided the operation of one of Upstate New Yorks most fa mous restaurants is Rose Tubbert Ryan died For nearly 50 years Nine persons were killed in an she owned and operated Tubberfs 23 35 accident near a landmark 46 I for Central New York gourmets i9 77 44 51 49 45 40 ll mcyer in the 49 Eight of the victims died at the 61 u 7 33 24 24 12 42 scene of the crash on Weidmeyer died at a hospital here Several hours Sheriff Iryin ol Me Pherson County described the ac cklent as the woxst Ive Embassy reported all Americans in the mostly Oil workers and their were s Appointees Dominate State Powier Authority By JOHN CONSIDBVE ALBANY Har rimans appointees today domi nate State Power which soon will make major de cisions on the important Niagara River hydroelectric development near Niagara The appointment Thursday by Harriman of Finla Craw vice chancellor of Syracuse University and an expert on pub lic utility gave the governors appointees to the five member group a clear majority for this first time since the Demo crats won the state in The appointment is subject to State Senate Crawford replaces John Bur a Republican hold in the a year parttime Burton is former state budget di rector and at present vice presi dent of Cornell Burton served as chairman for a time but stepped aside when formiar Governor Thomas Dewey named Robert New York Jity parks as man of the Burtons term expired May 19 Killed In Over Holiday ALBANY Year holi day traffic accidents claimed the lives of at least 19 persons in New York an unofficial tabula tion showed Three including a safety were killed Wednesday night in a headon truckcar crash on Route 69 one mile east Cam in northern Oneida The victims were Merle a safety engineer at Revere Brass and and Raymond both of Lee and Homer of Bowman was driv ing the An Auburn man and his wife were killed New Years Day when llisir car went out of control on Route and crashed south oi They were Steven and his 23yearold wife Wheeler Urges 13Point City Improvement Plan J JL By MERRIMAN SMITH ident Eisenhower heads back to Washington today to decide Aimer icas reply to Russias proposal for top level EastWest peace Administration officials have in dicated the President will reject the proposal of Soviet Nikolai despite strong allied pressure to use sucr talks to find new avenues to ease old war officials believe a sum mil parley with Russia would be useless and only provide another Soviet propaganda the final decision on contents of the formal reply wont be made until the President con ferswith Secretary of State John Foster The President was scheduled to leave his farm about 10 m and arrive by car at the White House about Then Back to Farm He will spend only about 24 hours in the returning to his farm tomorrow for the week end and more work on his state of the union message to be de livered to congress Over New Years Eisenhower exchanged cordial greetings with Russian The President pledged every effort toward world peace and better under standing between Americans and he Soviet Cold Air Mass Hits Florida Chilled By UNITED PRESS A cold air mass surged into the Southeast bringing a hard freeze as far south as and chilling residents of northern In the many residents spent the first day of the new year Wednesday digging out of a snowstorm thai dumped 3 to 18 inches of snow across the central The advancing cold air system sent readings plunging as much as 20 degrees from the Ohio Valley to the re an early morning low of as compared with New Yorks The mercury dropped 15 de grees to a low of 47 in early today as the cold blast jvcrspread northern sections of the The cold air also continued its grip in the Plains states and Mid west with Minneapolis reporting a low of Des Moines 8 and Chi cago Key West Soaked Scattered snow flurries hit parts of the Upper Mississippi Valley and the Graat Lakes asfar cast as New York but predicted leavy snowfalls failed to mater Rain was general across Flori da this with the naval air station at Key West soaked a two and onehalf iach cloud Rain also fell along the Picific Coast from San Francisco north through with Ihe heaviest amounts ranging from one half inch in San Fran Leo to threefourths inch at Weathermen predicted a slow warming trend today from the Rockies to the Mississippi but continued cold east of the Mis Snow flurries were expected in the Northern the west ern the Great Lakes and New Scattered showers were sent Florida and the Washington and Oregon 1st Baby Race Results In Oleau And Jamestown OLEAN The local New Year maternity sweepstakes was won easily by the new daughter of and Jared Clark of Morgan The 9 3 ounce girl was delivered at Francis Hospital one second after 1958 JAMESTOWN honor of having the first 1958 baby de livered at Jamestown WCA Hospi tal belongs to a graduate nurse of that John Hur ley did not have her 7 13 ounce boy until five minutes alter noon Wednesday but still JUDGE PALMER MAYOR WHEELER FRIEDAH GLOWSKI DAY MURRAY BOORADY STUMPF LONG KNIGHT LIPKA CLOOS RICOTTA 3 Teen Pirates Commandeered Smuggled Note Foils Them UP A smuggled note led to capture Wednesday Of three armed teen age pirates whoseized a yacht and held a family ol six as hos ages in an attempt to reach Sheriffs who learned ol the familys night of terror through a note slipped to a fisher man on chased the yacht down with their speedboat in the FloridaKeys and boarded it with out meeting All Of San Antonio John Spottswood of Monroe County said the boys gave their names as Johnny Tommy and Mike all of San The sheriff was conferring with uvenilc authorities to determine what charges would be ie said he was considering either ddnaping or grand Spottswood said tho youths com mandeered the 40 foot Siesta Tuesday night at CraiR Key south of where and Richard Sias of Winter Fla and their four chil dren had tied up for the The youths thoroughly terror zed the according to the despite the fact they were wellmannered because of the childrens Spottswood said the youths were armed with a rifle and knives and loaded so many stolen supplies on one side of the yacht it made it They also had suitcases of a supply ol food and a chain he Son Strolls On Dock They said they wanted take our boat and use it for about two or three Sias first they talked about going to then they changed their minds and told us they wanted to go to Later they said St Sias said he persuaded the boys that he couldnt navigcte at so the yacht remained tied up until yesterday It was when the youths were getting fuel from unsuspecting dock employes thaf Sias penned a note for help and slipped it to her son David strolled down the dock and passed the note to a Please help the note are being kidnaped at gun point by four young men from They jumped us last night at Craig Key and are trying to take us to They arc desperate and Please call the BUT arrested Bryan for drunken driving when he staggered blindly from his van after an ac A court here Wednesday dis missed the case against him and awarded him He wasnt1 doctors his neck had been broken in three places in the Bulletin Two persons were Injured In a five car pileup on the west bound lane of the Thruway about three miles east of Dun kivk this Details were not immediate ly NOSE CONE Op SPUTNIK II 102 DOGCARRYING ROCKET SECTION OF SPUTNIK II PERIOD INSTRUMENT SECTION OF SPUTNIK I PERIOD NOSE CONE OF SPUTNIK I PERIOD MIN LASTSTAGE ROCKET OF SPUTNIK I WAS FIRST SATELLITE TO COME DOWN IS LENGTH OF TAKEN TO COMPLETE REVOLUTION OF EARTH 1 Ko JANNET MARIE PRIVITEEA crowned Princess 1958 snuggled close to her Joseph 131 Eagle is the winner of the OBSERVERS baby derby Jannet Marie was born at oclock New Years the second New Years baby in succession to have a home address in Eagle Fre story on Page WHATS UP THERE NOW pieces of manmade as tronomical hardware are still orbiting the according to John Ohio State Radio Sputnik I and II nose unreported for were spotted by Since the Sputniks no longer they can only be De tected by radio The nose cone of Sputnik I is ex pected to fall relatively soon Sputnik I Itself may survive for several more No pre dictions are made on the death of Sputnik II and its New Years Eve Celebrant Steals Wrecks It OSWEGO o faced a charge of grand larceny today all because of too miuch New Years Eve rev Walker is accused of confisca ting a hearse and wrecking it in a ditch near the Oswego State Teachers College just outside the city limits LATEST LITTLE ID Eight of the nine Negro stu dents who Integrated Central High School last fall with the help of federal troops return ed o classes without Incident today as the ChristmasNew Years holiday NKW ORLEANS IK The Coast Guard said today uue fishing au reported stok ing and three others were in distress in the lower Gulf of Mexico as a result of high seas kicked up by the lijst push oj cold air Into tho A 13point program of municipal mprovement was presented hers Vednesday morning by Mayor Jeorge Wheeler as he began hii econd term of office with a re newed pledge to conduct city af airs on a businesslike Mayor Wheeler offered his pro gram in a brief message highlight ng inaugural ceremonies at city where a fully Republican common council and other city officials took Foremost in his message to an audience of more than 100 persons Mayor Wheelers renewed pledge to operate the affairs of he city on a businesslike not to spendmore than you take and to lessen the burden of taxpayers by encouraging local in dustries to expand and briag m icw Fulfillment of the points in this basic the mayor will help in re ducing the tax Industrial Planning Mayor Wheeler also proposed the creation of an industrial planning board of civic leaders to serve without sponsorship of a Dunkirk conference for the pur pose of nationally advertising the and the modernization and expansion of the water supply sys tem to provide water pressure throughout the To accomplish these he I must have the full co operation of the common Without close harmony between the mayor and a citv ad ministration will remain at i In conclusion Mayor Wheeler pledged his cooperation to the coun cil and expressed hopes for its co operation in Joining the mayor in a new ad ministration for the next two years was a solid Republican m sharp contrast to his previous term of office when five Demo made up the citys legisla tive Three Absentees The outgoing common stoutly united during most of its time in particularly in its waning days when it opposed the mayor on the use of funds from the electric plant appeared disunited for the first Only two members of the outgo ing body were present retiring Councilman Frank May of t h o Fourth ward and retiring Coun cilman John Polowy of the First wardAbsent from the event were retiring CbuhcUmen Florian Wlo rdarefe John MrvMay in the ab sonce of Wlodarek and ordered a roll Once that Nyas complet ed he turned proceedings over to Special County Judge Robert Palmer of Dunkirk for inaugural Judge Palmer took his position at the foot of the rostrum while the new city officials gathered in a semicircle to take the oath of OfflCB Judge Palmer Preside Sworn in by Judge Palmer were Mayor Councilmanat large Harold Friedah Councilmen Matthew Walter Norman Boorady and Edward Long City Attorney Joseph City Engineer Harold City Treasurer Frank City Judge Au gust Sealer of Weights David Assessors Clerk Fred and Assessors Leo Lipka and Harold Immediately the new council convened and confirmed Wheelers appointment of Joseph Kozlowski as city clerk and Norma Jean Fellinger as Kozlowskis The action was followed by Rieotta surrendering his city clerks seat and MrKozlowsta over Join County CD On a motion by Councilman Boo the council approved Mayor iVheclers recommendation that the citys civil defense board ha discontinued and the city consoli date with the county civil defense Mayors Speech Fellow ladies and gen 1 appreciate your presence here this morning to witness this inaugural I wish to thank the Continued on Page Seven CsfaMifiea SOLDI 12 CALLS Sofa bed and very nice 000 Washington Jones received 12 calls in response to her quick action classified The sofa bed and chair were sold at the asking price on the second phone Why wait extra days for results you can reach more than 9500 families every day in the Evening Sell those extras handy extra cash to Dial Dunkirk Make Advertising Pay   

From 1607 To The Present

Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!

Growing Every Second

Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.

Genealogy Made Simple

Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!

Choose the Membership Plan that is right for you!

Unlimited 6 Month

$99.95 (45% Savings!)

Unlimited page views for 6 months Learn More

Unlimited Monthly

$29.95

Unlimited page views for 1 month Learn More

Introductory

$9.95

25 page views for 1 month Learn More

Subscribe or Cancel Anytime by calling 888-845-2887

24 hours a day Monday-Saturday

Take advantage of our Introductory Membership offer and become a member for 1 month only for $9.95!

Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!

Your Membership Includes:
  • 25 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a Monthly Membership only for $29.95
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
Best Value! Save -45%
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

What our Customers Say:

"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.

"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.

"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.

Search Billions of Newspaper Articles 130 Million+ Pages and More Added Weekly!

Uncover 400+ Years
of Newspaper Archives
(1607 to today!)

Browse by Date

Research Newspaper Articles from 11 Countries
& all 50 U.S. States

Browse by Location

Explore 6,200+ Current &
Historical Newspaper Titles
and Counting!

Browse by Publication