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Post-Standard, The (Newspaper) - December 8, 1965, Syracuse, New York METROPOLITAN FINAL THE POST-STANDARD 137th YEAR VOL. NO. 84 N. Y.. DECEMBER 1965 Weather Fair and warmer ittlle change tomorrow. High Low SEVEN CENTS Breadwinner Caught in Price Spiral By MALCOLM R. ALAMA Prices of bread and meat arc soaring In Syracuse. 'It now costs 2 cents more for a loaf of and housewives are paying tip to a pound for bacon. Pork which in 1931 brought 7 cents a is commanding 89 cents today. Price of a one pound loaf of white bread has jumped from 25 to 27 cents. To the family this 2-cent increase means he must pay more a year for consuming one loaf daily. His bill now comes to ap- proximately annually for this one staple. Despite a denial last week by bakeries that they were going to increase one national brand did so Monday. Yester- another followed and today another is scheduled to boost its prices. By week's Syracuse area residents will be paying the same price for all bread. The price increase for white bread has spread to other kinds of bread whole pumpernickel and Vienna. It also means a 2-cent price hike for rolls for humble hot dogs and hamburgers. While John Q. Public help 1 e s s I y watches his food bill climb to dizzying prices of the meat he puts on tiis table are skyrocketing. His butcher is feeling the pinch as much as is the cus- tomer. A review of prices the butcher pays for his products reveals he is a victim of the domino theory of price he gets bumped by his .n he is forced to bump his customer. For the butcher on Page. Col. Man Innocent In Girl Slaying Congressmen to Investigate Reserve Board Interest Hike By PHIL KING Staff Correspondent Lewis County jury returned a verdict of inno- cent early Wednesday in the first degree murder trial of Paul David of Oswego. The which had been out of the courtroom 12 re- turned at verdict was When the Marturano broke out in tears and was greeted by his .George Marturano of 45 E. 5th Os and an uncle. The jury began deliberation at p.m. Tuesday. Matunano was charged witt strangling Miss Tana M. Pos of between and p.m. Jan. 11. The defense Pau R. Shanahan and Joseph Sira both of cailet four witnesses.. The Marturano never took the stand.. Fair and Warmer Fair skies and somewhat warmer temperatures are pre- dicted for today in the Syra- cuse area. High temperature today will be about 37 the low tonight 20. There is a chance of some light snow to- night. Tomorrow will be vari- ably cloudy with little temper- ature change. High temper- ature yesterday was the low 24. Normal average for the date is 31 degrees. The sun will set at p.m. today and rise at a.m. to- morrow. Vehicle lamps must be lighted at p.m. today. Syracuse Area Headlines Murder charge filed in tav- ern shooting. t t Page 10 Geddes St. grocery store hit by lire. Page U Opening of Route 81 link de- but due before New Year's. Page 8 Ceremonies w e 1 c o m e 101 persons as new U.S. citizens. Page 13 Screening of candidates for service academics to be Dec. 18. Page 16 Giant operation under way to process tax bills. v... Page 17 Hews Digest INTERNATIONAL Indian papers launch unpre- cedented attacks on President Johnson's his perso- nality and his manners. .Page 3 The Soviet Union announces a boost in its defense spend- ing because of what It calls international dangers. .Page 4 VIETNAM U.S. and Communist forces that fought the battle of the MicheUn plantation collide again. .Page 3 CATHOLICISM Pope Paul proclaims the four final decrees of the Vati- can Ecumenical cli- maxing three years of work for the hierarchy of the Ro- man Catholic Church. .Page 5 VC Offer Christinas War Pause WASHINGTON Viet Cong reported Tuesday to have offered to slop tttacbi for 11 beginning Christmas w that U.S. and South Vietnamese troops couH to to church. OS. diplomatic oflMato In WavHngton did not nfard OK wWch had number of eondttkms as m peace They saM it appeared to be to a in the fighting which took place last Christmas. During pest they pointed the Viet Cong have also offered brief ceasfrSres Paga jftl Today's Birthdays Movie and stage actor Lee J. Cobb is 54. Fashion desig- ner Irene is 58. h Thought for Today Let sleeping dogs ace Walpole En- glish politician and man of Inside Today PI. Astrological Forecast ......2J Comic Pages ............23-29 Editorial ....................6 Crossword Puzzle..........24 Deaths ..................H-24 Markets Morning's Mall Puzzle Quiz .................8 Radio-TV Programs .......12 Syracuse HMM2-I3-14- 15.K-17-IHM4 Tell Me Why..............28 Sports..............20-31-31-24 Theaters Women's Features ......14-19 CofaiDBlsts Bridge Dear Abby .................n Lyons Den Fulton F. Lewis Jr. Drew Pearson Lather Ft Bliven Bill Reddy Victor Riesel Strength for the Day Sportsman's Coiner........SI All's Well Controls Christopher C. Gemini flight appeals relaxed and cpnfi- dent as he sits at the console in Mis- sion Control at Manned Spacecraft Center in Houston and receives re- ports on the Gemini 7 orbital flight of Lt Col. Frank Borman and Cmdr. James A. Borman Craft in Higher Orbit Trouble With Computer May Delay Gemini 6 Shot MANNED SPACE Tex. Voices bright but Gemini 7 pi- and Jam of rocket Tuesday and nudged it nto higher orbit for a coming date with a sistership in space. 'See ya quipped Lovell in a spirited baritone inged with hoarseness. Gemini 7 entered its 47th orbit at p.m. At Cape there was trouble with the computer aboard the Gemini 6 spacecraft is to hunt down and fly for- mation with the Gemini 7. computer problem dar- kened chances of a Gemini launch as early as Sunday. Flight officials first figures they would only need to replace the memory of the it was decided later that the entire instrument would be replaced. Gemini 6 Navy Capt. Walter M. Schirra Jr. and Air Force Maj. Thomas P. will begin a crucial dress re jearsal flight in their spacecraft no earlier than about 5 p.m Wednesday. The techniques that the Gemi- ni 6 pilots will use in their pur- suit after Gemini 7 arc essential Eor the U.S. effort to reach the and would be the first formation flight in space history. While flight officials had wanted to press for the earliest flight it is now doubtful Gemini 6 can be launched be-was and for fore Monday. Jn Gemini Lovell continued Air Force Lt. Col. We into the Wild Blue Yon- rtar when tie'will dori'hts spacesuft and. give Borman a chance at flying without spa- cesuit protection. Lovell took his suit off Monday. Flight officials used the term to describe the short burst of rocket pinch or sudden jerk of acceler- ation they had ordered for Gem- ini 7. From earth came the strains of martial music for the space- craft radio as Gemini 7 rammed into the fourth of its world record 14 days in space. For Navy Cmdr. there for antTheatd Bean Martin home to Borman played a kidding quiz game with flight director Chris- topher C. Kraft Jr. naming those two songs quitting'when a classical num- ber was played. Gemini G will chase down the Gemini 7 lor the first- close-or- der formation flight in space history. The maneuver tech- niques are essential to the U.S. effort to put a man. on the moon is the endurance data from the marathon Gemini 7 flight. Hearing To Begin Monday WASHINGTON An urgent congressional inquiry was called Tuesday into the Federal Reserve Board's rais- ing of the ceiling on interest and all seven board mem- ifaers were summoned to testify. Hearings will start Monday. Chairman Wright D of the Senate-House Eco- nomic announcing the said the mem- bers he conferred with an immediate public review is state banks were given the green light by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. to pay the higher rates on time deposits authorized by the but the FDIC urged most by the FDIC Chairman K. A. Randall said and money market may feel under pres- sure to put the higher cent rales into effect- small banks should be under no compulsion to Follow suit be- cause of the different circum- stances under which they oper- The stock which suf- fered heavy losses triggered by the discount rate made a smashing comeback Tuesday. Big gains were made on many issues. Many brokers had said they consider Mon- day's massive early selloff only a temporary reaction. The board authorized Sunday a raise in the rate on time de- posits of more than 30 days from to per cent. And. it authorized an increase from 4 to per cent in the discount rate the interest the 12 regional Federal banks charge oil loans to member commercial banks. who long has been al odds on' economic policy with the Federal Reserve Board William McChesney Martin already had blasted the board's which was made in face of stiff objections by some other financial experts in Congress and President Johnson. The hearing starting Monday was Patman he conferred with Sen. Jacob K. Javits of New ranking on Page Col. SAC's Fleet of Bombers To Be Cut Two Thirds WASHINGTON Offi- cials to reduce the U.S. long-range bomber force to about 2SO planes about one third of current bomber moon. This is their first strength by sources in- dicated Tuesday night. At the same the sources reported that U.S. air defenses against the Soviet bomber threat also wffl be scaled down. Information given to Congress in connection with Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara's announced to cut out 149 more military bases pointed the direction of a bomber and air defense cut- back. Details of She planned base closings arc expected to be made public Wednesday by the Invisible Bridge Links People of Soviet and U.-S. EDITOR'S NOTE Capt.. L. a dose student of the Soviet has recently returned from Ms latest exteastve visit to that In Mils report fee fells of the that exists bet- ween the Russian people and free world. Capt. GoW- nergt a native 01 tie Ciartst forces ttf join the S. Arnjr IB fforM War I. la this coBirtry he Became a FAftDi ftfla FOTfe W IMCOIttC cniel oi naval for the Easlen Naval District daring and after Worht War II. He b a fmmfer of the WorM Jewish secretory of the American Jewish an author and newspaper columnist. CAPT. JOSHUA GOLDBERG Chaplain UNS An Invisible bridge exists be- to cut through the fog of propa- war industry was termed a pre- tween Rosjlt This ntfdgip Is not easy for first s rfsrtw ganda. On my recent visit to the So- viet I was eager to learn directly from Russians them- selves just what are the under- lying reasons' for their suspi- cions and fear of the United Stales. It was along this winding trail that I discovered the invisible bridge. my knowledge of the Russian language removed'the usual linguistic barriers. whenever I simply plunged Into head-on discus- sions on these conflicts I wanted to pin down. by sampling the opin- ions and noting carefully the reactions of different I began to discern the emergence of a common pattern. The pat- tern look this Many Russians first ham mered at OIK point again and again that Americans are warmongers who it ne- cessary for the Soviet Union support vast tnflilaty caution and defense against ex- pected V. S. invasions of friend- ly Soviet or even a possible attempt to destroy Rus- sia Itself. The U. S. aim of world nion is forcing their govern- they to forego its arduous desire to raise the standard of living of all its' cit- izens. The so-called intellectual So- viet1 ntan to accuse vst in addition de- of economic and he quick to supply a reason for IL Said a voting cause of the serious conflict between our respective econom- ic the capitalistic lead- ers of in league with Wall Street aim to smash our socialist economy by every and force available. is cohered and only hspejTor eonrival is CM. Defense Department. By all the Pentagon intends to retain a bomber force of some 250 BS2G and BS2H models after 1971. These are the latest versions of the B52. They have greater range and more powerful engines than the ear- lier models. The United States has about id long-range bombers about 600 of them B52s and about supersonic B5Ss. Congress has been informed that all the.B58s will be out of service by as apparently will all B52s from the model B through F. The decision to phase out B52s and B58s over the next five or six years mar be tied to a re- ported intention by the adminis trathm to propose an advanced a version of Hie contro- versial TFX airplane. It is known that top Defense officials have been considering ordering an adaptation of the which is now designed chiefly as a fighter into a bomb- er version which would be heavier and longer than the fighter type. This is regarded as a compro- mise well short of the Air Force's proposal to build an en- tirely new advanced manned strategic aircraft which would cost an estimated billion. Pentagon as indicated in the reports to apparently call for reducing the nuirtber of fighter-interceptor squadrons and the number of Nike-Hercules anlfedreraft mis- sile The United Stales is estimat- ed to have a six-Io-one margin of superiority over the Soviets in rongvrange bombers. A scaling down of defenses probably means U.S. nets s Cot Former GOP Chairman Arrested L. Judson former New York State Re- publican as he left police station in New York yesterday after he-was booked on a six-count indictment stemming an investigation of cor- ruption in State Liquor Authority. who lives in was accused of con- bribery and unlawful fees. BriberyCharged Ittdict Morhouse T fa NEW' YORK L. 'Jud-j resigned' a job former slate with the Slate Thruway Author- was rested Tuesday that he arranged to help get a liquor license for a Playboy bunny club for and other favors. He surrendered himself at the office- of' Dist -Ally. Frank S. Hogan on a six-count indict- ment charging bri- bery and taking unlawful fees. got Morhouse is credited with en- gineering Nelson A.1 Rockefell- er's first successful campaign for governor of New York. the third man in- dicted in the Martin-C. former chairman of the stale liquor au- was indicted on bribery and income tax Ill health has delayed his trial. Ralph a Chicago pub- lic relations man accused 'of acting as has been sentenced to a year in prison. Berger and Playboy Vice President Arnold Morton were named in Tuesday's indictment as co-conspirators with Mor- but not as defendants. Morhouse resigned as state Republican chairman on Dec. shortly before he was called by a grand jury. He 'also jtion which automatically would have cost him bis state job. The jury excused him without ques- tions. The indictment charges that Playboy officers agreed to give Morhouse and Epstein in order to get the li- cense. It says Morhouse wanted the money in. five annual in- stallments of At Bcrger's the prosecu- tor said Morhouse also demand- ed- an option to buy worth of Playboy but la- ter backed off when told his name 'would appear in a club prospectus. Playboy executives testified at Berger's trial that Morhouse also asked a conces- sion to operate gift shops in Playboy clubs. The indictment says Mor- house 'got in the guise of p a ym c n t for ren- to the HMH Publishing Co. .of publishers of Playboy Magazine. Epstein allegedly got who lives in Ticon- but who maintains law offices was questioned in another bribery investigation last spring. Debt Nearly Paid V H On Interurban Dud Ohio The city will shell out Friday as the next to last in- stallment on a 46-year-old .white elephant known as the .Rapid Transit Subway. In mid-1337 the final payment of S187.312.50 will be bringing the total tab 982.45. That includes principal and Interest on an original bond issue of Hi million. 'r If interurban cars cvef make a comback Cincinnati will be ready wilh a mind-condition K SHOPPING DAYS CHmtMAS- subway miles -long for thcnj.tp'clang'-in. even h'as 'waiting and they've been waiting a long time. l 'The rapid was approved by city voters In a special election in 1016. The projecl.-I1V4 miles long with its a b 0 v c-ground designed as part of a vast inter- urban network in area. The confracfing rrews toiled along from J919 to 1921 As the years -buses put more and more intervrban lines out of business. By the Time the subway Was the whole system was obsolete. Unable to find any other use city laid a motor parkway on right-of- .years the municipal water works ran a 48-inch con- dolt through the saving in drfch-digging tfcat 'was. Ihe dividend taxpayers gol for I
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