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Palladium-Times (Newspaper) - January 22, 1960, Oswego, New York LOCAL HIGHLIGHTS Several Pastorate Chang- es In Oswego Area, Page 5. City To Present Wafcr Plan In Syracuse Feb. 4, Page 4. THE WEATHER Snow, with little change In temperature tonight and Sat- unlay. Tempera turt noon, 27. VOL. 36-40, 18 MIMIIR MfOCIATIO PHSS OSWEQO-FULTON, N, FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, I960 It ltd At DAILY NEWSPAPER PRICE SEVEN CENTS Spears' Wife Tells Of MeetingTwoWeeksAgo DALLAS, Tex. UP> Dr. Robert Vernon Spears' young wife admitted Thursday night met the and ntturopath in Dallas two weeks that it was William Allen Taylor who died in a Nov. 16 airliner crash. But she doesn't believe Spears placed a bomb aboaid the plane which carried 42 per- sons to their deaths in the Uulf of Mexico, the 36-year-old wo- man said in a dramatic radio- television mteiview. The interview with KR-LD news director Eddie Barker came about 24 houis after the FBI found her portly, 65-year- old husband in Phoenix, Ariz. Here was her answer when she was asked if she believes man vv ith a 33-j CAT criminal the airliner: "Regardless of his past rtgardless of what he has done Prosecution In Final Stage At Finch Trial LOS ANGELES UPt The prosecution' plowed into the linal stages of lU massive case in the Finch murder tnal to- uav testimony by a hoodlum that ne positively was hi led to kill Barbaia Jean Finch, not to seduce her. The state contends Dr. R. Bernard Finch and his red- haired mistress Carole Tregoif paid Jack Cody to kill the tennis playing surgeon e es-1 tianged and inat the} i did the job themselves v.aen Codv tailed to go througn the baigam. The delense jugges-ted Thurs- or what has been been j day that Cody was approached said about him, I know he is a i to get divorce evider.ee against very kind person to me, and to Mrs. Finch and that Cod> otners I do not believe he bragged he would get it if he 'was capable of putting a bomb had to sleep with the doctors on a plane." humsell. She said Spears gave his j Cody, bad check passer reservation on the flight to j on leave irom the Minneapolis Taylor, a 60-year-old long-time i workhouse, neatedly denied U. S. Irked With Castro; Summons Ambassador Home Cost of Living Takes Small Drop in December Cuban Relations Dip Lower; Will friend from Tampa, Fla. He told her that he read the next day that the plane had crashed and seized the opportunity to disappear. Tells Of this. "I was hired to kill her, that's said Cody, who de- scnbes himself as a former dance hall bouncer, butcher. Rescue teams worked gambling hall shill and ladies' t against dwindling hopes tonight Spears told her of the decep- nlan about 400 men trapped tion during a secret v iMt to' Fmch, attractive 36- d ln a coa] mme Dallas two weeks ago. she ie-! brunette The miners were trapped lated. He hoped his voung j ;vas shol death Jul.v 18 out- '-Thursday by two rock slides at and two infant children side the Finch in sub- tne civdesdale Colliery, 35 SA3F COMES BACK TO Marine helicopter lowers a Mercury capsule containing "Miss Sam" to deposit the monkey safely back at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration experimental station at Wallops Island, Va The monkey in the capsule reached a height of 48.900 feet, powered by a Little Joe rocket. It was alive 12 miles out hi the Atlantic Ocean. (AP 400 Trapped in African Coal Mine Expect Missing Girl To Land in Barbadoes Soon s a einmen one per -.v as the mon tns Lower prices "or food ciotn- The ummoned Am- on-al home elurned to COALBROOK, South Afnca ent above tne 193S average Theie were strong indications .s tne smallest annual n-iof official exasperation at m- i ..j-pocp m tour Food dignities autnotities feel Amer- :ng and aurable m 5 has suftered at the hands of were largely for Flde, Cdsuo fo'- The Dig question rema.ned- nd transportation, were high- What can Washington try next largely for the dechne. Costs of sen. .ces continued to cl mb The Labor Department an- nounced today that ,ts con- sumer price index declined to 1255 per cent of tne 1947-49 oass period This u cent aoove -ne level of December 195S The December nat a slight November mcrease and f cuned d t0 The course of the bearded Cuban Pi emier without rpiauons Wlth tne other Vj-cholopcally sensitive Latin American states? Diplomatically. L'n-le Sam was m the unhappy shoes of th. being kicked in the .bins a small bov of the fam.lv benefit from more than i urban West Covina. The state OOO in life insurance ne car- j contends the crew-cut doctor ried. I and his attractice paramour "Did he mention Al Mrs. Finch so she divorce Allen) Taylor? she asked. coaidn't win a large "Yes, he did.1 she i "plied settlement, j The prosecution also tned to did he sav show that Finch probablv forg- said that he i miles south of Johannesbuig Loss of 400 men would make this the second worst mining disaster in history. There was WASHINGTON' Har- Benton, missing Ogdens- burg, X. Y., girl, is expected to arrive soon in Barbadoes in the British West Indies, the State Department believes. a loss of 1 549 men at Henkei- ko Colliery' in Manchuria in 1942. A by a mine official "He (Spears) "aid that he ed hls Wlfes name to a that rescuers had made con- _ f Taj lor) was on the she i check mo montns before her tact some of the trapped probably would reach Barba- said. "He vvas sorrv it had I battered body, shot once in the men stirred hope momentarily aces aboard, the jacht Raider, iiappen to him, or anvone else. Iback, was found sprawled on'today, but the contact was Rep Clarence E Kilburn (R-NTY> said Thursday infor- mation received by the de- partment earl'er in the day indicated that Miss Benton "Did he indicate the, tne change of plans occurred for j E_ MlrC) a district at-' Df Mines. Al Taj lor rather than Bob, tOrr.ev s handwriting Canaries nied later by the Department were carried into Miss Benton. 22, and a. grad- uate of Syracuse University, j signed on in October as first mate aboard the yacht Spears to board the i said signature on the check the Clydesdale by rescue left Gibraltar for Casablanca. IN'ot any actual time as to Or traced. And, bas- mg his conclusion on a speci- vhen the change was made no" she answered men Oj doctor's handwrit- Her account made public i lng_ sald Finch quite here about the same time an i was the one who Arizona friend of Spears, Dr. j SIgTied wnfc's name. William A. Turska, Phoenix of finding a told in case o: dvnamite cached near a desert c-abin where he hid Spears aft- er the crash. Denies Bomb Plant Mrs. Spears denied that her husband planted a bomb in the jS'ational Airlines operated plane or had am thing to do the crash. Turska, freed after siv hours Wife Is Glad Spouse Is Not Dead-Eye Dick SANTA MONICA, Cant. Martha B. Wjcoff told judge she wanted a divorce be- lore her husband's unprov ed shooting the Canary Islands and the Nomination May Be at Stake In Wisconsin Race WASHINGTON' Sen. John. F. Kennedy and Sen. Hubert H. Humphrey are squared off for a crucial po- Department of Mines and mm- j litical piizefight m the Wis- teams as a precaution Canaries are often used in mine disasters to the air. because they are more suscept- ible to cas than human beings j The Mines Department said there vvas no evidence of a gas explosion A fresh air base can now be established not far from the rock barrier and efforts to reach the trapped men are be- .ng carried out from area. the department Originally 500 African Ne- groes and six men were believed entombed. But the West The yacht is believed to be under the command of Cohn Gallon, an Englishman. Kilburn said the consul of- fice at Martinique was visited recently by a who carried a paper with a picture and a story about Miss Benton s dis- appearance Johannes Heymran. the cap- tain. he had heard about Miss Benton and Gallon through a Norwegian xachts- man whose ship then was docked at St. Tnomas. V. I. Hej-mran said the Norv.-e- j gian knew Gallon and w as I familiar with his sailing plan, j The Dutch captain said he ex- pected Gallon and Miss Ben- ton to appear shortly in the Caribbean, probably at Bar- badoes. There no indication in the State Department patch where the Norwegian captain had seen Gallon and Miss Benton. Approximately 575 The new low in s .cuoan voung ta'.ern-o'vner was free Delations was struck .inurviay i S1U.UO3 bail todav to Cast-o on a raaio- broadcast The Spanish am- bassador became so outraged at Castro s allegations of cnminaJ ties by his embassy that stormed the broadcasting stu- dio Castro kicked him out of Cuba, and he too lea-.es today I1 S authorities viewed Cas- tro s attack on American Em- bassy activities as even more severe Herter told the Senate Await Action In Assault Charge e o. LiiiverSil, Daniel C Thomas, operator of the Red Raven Tavem. A as accused Thursday ot snooting J Uncco, of tertown, N Y. and pistol- whipping Jolin P. Moon, 19, of Kurt orth. Police said the attack took place vv-itliout Rejatlons Committee, apparent provocation. Gneco was wounded stomach. He -vas reported in ciitical conch lion. Moor, who deep i according to Chairman J. W. in aie Fulbright that Castro reported weak" to- liked, well-bphavod and ambi- with botn feet Thursdav His jday in his fight for life after, t.o.is. camp figures it's a gamble be- ,a maior abdominal opeiation Wisconsin is'next door! 'Mr. Bevan is very weak' to Humphrevs home state of paid a medical bulletin The vouth told State Pol.rp at thp time of "he shooting Dec 13, 1958 that he did not (Continued on Paee Minnesota, and Humphiey has Wisconsin her a REPORT SMALLPOX CASES MOSCOW GENEVA UP} The World scribed at her two-story brick home in East Dallas She elab- orated a bit in talking with a reporter after the broadcast. "I first knew about Dr. Spears being alive on Jan. 7 vhen Dr Turska rang my door bell and handed me a letter from Dr. Spears in his hand- -writing." sho said. Previously she had said the date xvas Jan. 8 "At first I thought it x trick. But I had to know. I went with Dr Turska to the Ixtkewood hotel the nicfht of Jan. 7 and it vvas quite an emotional meeting I thought Dr. Spears vvas dead, and there he stood in front of me." How Spears induced Taylor to board the airliner in his place at Tampa was not clear. Wife Shocked In Tampa. Taylor's ex-wife Alice she had earlier that her former husband "was unduly influenced by Dr. Spears and Ex- pressing "great shock" at !Mrs. Spears' statements, Mrs. Taylor added: "I hoped against all odds jomething would turn up and that Mr. Taylor wasn't on that olane, although I felt all along he was on the plane because I had not heard from him." A policy on Taylor's (Continued on Page Eight) Health Organization said to- day the Soviet government had reported nine cases of smallpox; in Moscow. Vaccin- ations of Soviets and foreign- ers weie started in the So- viet capital after a Soviet art- ist, just back from India, died of the disease. IVFANT CHOKES DITUXG FEEDING BLFFALO A lue- weeks-old gill choked to death Thursdav while her mother fed her. police said Dorothv 0 Connor reported that she had fed part of a bottle of milk to her daugh- ter, Dorothy, when the babv started to choke A rescue squad was called but respiration failed to re- vive the infant. TOO TOLG1I TO DIE _ ......._ MANILA Anselmo this morning on the 62-vear- mean "to 'kill his sister, Joan'Soirel was sidosvviped b> a been mending his iences dihecentlv But thev also figure this: If the Massachusetts s e n a t o r i wris b? in old deputy leader of the Brit- vvas "very Insulting to ambassador. the American government and the cuts on his aead, was repot ted American people" m good condition. He i> a American official's member of tne TCU football cast-0 broadcast came on top team 1 Repeated attacks on 1'nited States by newspapers and radio stations. 2 Attack's on Vice President Richard M Nixon, who recent- ish Labor Party. It followed a more optimistic ]bullefcn Thursday night winch there had been a slight Knock Hurnphrev 'out" "of the i improvement in the politician's, hldden !n a lace. And he'll open the door condition, lor bister states to swine their convention delegates on- tra.n at a railroad Troopers said thp girl and yciossing todav He was thrown ly said m Florida that the a vcvmger brother had seveial v arris but picked him- teasing Michael about a -plf ip and walked away w.tn Clir stmas that was minoi Sorrel k> veais old. 1'KJ to his bandwagon Humphrey welcomed Ken- Soviets Say Super Rocket Forerunner of Space Trips MOSCOW Iff) A leading, munist Party, that this week's Soviet scientist said today the I Soviet test tiring shows "the super-rocket fired into the Pacific Wednesday was the biggest the Soviets have launched and the forerunner of a heavy space satellite with equipment that can bring it back to earth. said I What's Inside Bridge Phoenix Obltiuuy 6 10 8 4 Radio-TV Fulton Funeral SporU 2 8 S Prof. V. Dobronravov the test rocket's last two stages reached a speed of more than kilometers to the moon but to the planets of the solar system, too." "The development of a heav> earth satellite may be useful for solving basic problems ot space ne wrote. "The same holds true of the launch- ing of heavier space rockets to the planets ot the iolar svs- tem." He explained it will be pos- sible to install 'a space orien- tation system" for controlling the heavy earth satellite, litted with a telescope and retio- rockeLs. The retio rockets would slow down the Sputnik when it enters denser at- mosplieie IIP added, "a heavy Sputnik can carry a de- vice permitting us .safe descent through all the atmosphere to the point of landing." Bevan underwent surgerj 9. His illness has nevei >een announced, although it has Survivors of Plane Crash To Finish Trip by Ship tro repimp is not rroating an Tttractive chn-.rite for U. in- vestment in Cuba 3 Attacks on Bonsai who has been applauded in public appearanres in Havana by Cu- ban'; who don t share Castro's vnew. 4 Absenrp of any diplomatic reply to a U S note of Jan 11 protesting what Washington said was illegal secure of I' S property m Cuba, m violation of MOXTEGO BAY, Jamaica i7P> Two sm-vivois ot the Colombian aaliner crash that killed 37 persons said toJa> they will make the last leg ot their trip to Ecuador by ship. "I don't care if we have to go to Gieenland to get a said Ian Kelton, 4fi a United Nations official travel- ing with his vufe to a new as- signment in South America. The Keltons. two Dutch pas- sengers and five crew mem- j bci s escaped virtuallv unhurt HABRISBURG, Pa UP) j jn the ciash. early Thurhday of They say even Australia's j the Avianca airliner from New primitive bushmeii wont eat I York AH 17 Americans aboard kangaroo meat. It s been plac-! killed. turned and exploded in flames j Cuba's own laws A Castro alter setting down here. Heltons wienched their way out tliiough an emergency j and splashed through a swampy lacoon to safety. "Theie absolutely no of thp said Kelton. "We out of a rain squall at Monfego i and staited onto the runwav ''We hit with a crunch. bounced and skidded along on one side with fire roaring past the windows on one side. Then came to a halt. ed on the menu in vania, hoAvever, savs the state's attorney general. Miss Anne X. Alpern was asked to commpnt Thursdav night on a report state auth- orities were ready to arrest meat processors in Philadel- phia and Pittsburgh. She declined to reveal an> details pending possible ar- rests, but she said kangaroo meat has been processed for human consumption in viola- tion of the state's pure food laws. The Harrisburg Patriot said in today's edition that 15 tons of kangaroo meat, imported from Australia, vvas unloaded in New York and trucked to Pennsylvania. The Patriot threp tons were impounded in Philadel- phia and 12 tons traced Pittsburgh. There had been one inter- ruption before the Super-Con- stellation of the Avianca Co- lumbian National Airlines met tragedy on this Caribbean hol- iday island. A coughing en- gine forced a 10-hour stop- over for repairs in Miami. Four passengers quit the plane there. Kelton. a Scotsman attach- ed to the Food and Ag- ricultural Organization, told relatives who telephoned that he and his wile were "both excellently all right.'' are not even blemish- he said. "But I think we might dispense with planes for a while We intend to wait lor a ship if we can get one 'o Ecuador. We might have to go to Miami to get a ship. I don't care if we have to go to Cifoonland were upside clown, suspended in our scats by our satety belts and deorieitted because the plane had flown around as well as overturning. "I got free and unclasped my wife's seat bolt. The onlv light was the glow from the newspaper thumbed its nose ct I the U S protect in its col- j iimns I What course remained open to thp L nited States was a problem under intense studv at i the State Department Offi- cials ueie anxious to-maintain j American dignity, without wav- ing a big stick which would an- tagonue Latin neighbors One possibility was issuance of a strongly-worded state- ment This might come from Herter from the department or from Rov R Rubottom, assist- ant secretary for Inter-Amen- can affairs, m one of the speeches he is scheduled to make around the country. HK1.D IN" ROBBERY UTICA Two men were fire. We heat d no commotion iin Jai1 toJay on charges of from the rest of the plane. Whilp I was looking lor an emergency the steward got it quite open and popped out, but flames enveloped the exit immediately after. ''Another passenger ripped open a door on the opposite side of the plane toward the water. We jumped in. It was only two feet deep, but I was still trjing to hurry along be- cause teair-d the flaming gasoline would spread on the water The Jamaican appointed a special commis- sioner to investigate the crash Some wit noses said the left participating in the day- light robbery of a husband and wife in their home at New Hartford Alphonse Dote, 59, and Clay- ton A. Me} ers. 47, both of Rome, were at rested Thursday night in Rome District Attorney John M. Liddy of Oneida County said Dote and Meiers were mem- bers of a g.ing ot" live soughl tor the A, mod holdup of Mr and Mrs. Peter Jan. 12 The three others were still be- govpmment j ing Nought. Dote and Mevers pleaded in- nocent to charges of first- degree robbery at an landing gear collapsed alter i i i Ninliu i When the big over-1 airliner touched down. ment beiore Peace Justice Har- old LuU of Mew Hartford.
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