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Wellsville Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - April 14, 1965, Wellsville, New York Tow Reporter Serving Potter Counties Year Cighly Fifth Year NEW Wednesday April 1965 Seven Cents Per THE RECREATION mission and acting recreation director Mary Lou Phil lips were happily surprised at the response to announcement of a womens cass in physical fitness Appearance of H5 women at the class was more linn so two classes are being both to be led by Sally Cum in ings THE SESSION wont be held his because of Holy but will resume Thurs day night of next The class misiting from 7 to 8 already is unless vacancies but addition al members can be accepted for the group meeting from 8 to 0 Phillips said addi tional participants in the cost free program could appear at 8 April at Christian when the class Potential mem bers were invited to contact Wind Lashed Midwest Girds For Flooding IT TOOK 40 years and five but Raymond Eld ridge of Niagara Falls now has the Silver Star Medal he won for wiping out several German machine gun nests during World War He was cited far gallantry for ac tion near the Argonne and he received the medal SPRING VACATION Carnival for children will be held Apri 2123 at Albright Knox Art complete with art gallery tours and film Tickets must be obtained in advanue all programs except the movies There is no charge parents wishing to register children should write the Gallery Educa tion 1285 Elm wood requesting a schedule and ap plication THE RECESS which begins in county schools at the close of business today has a fairly good chance of being spring The word today is that it will be warmer cool er Friday and Saturday and then warmer next There will be but no down SPRING VISIT here of the Goodwill Industries truck has been we were advis or The date is May for a regular WEVE WAITED in vain for a condition report on the dog which was bitten critically by a man last week in The last we heard the dog was in critical condition with bites on its legs and back the whod had a few was in Rood condition with bites on the face and Today is April 14 the 104th day of There are 201 days left in the Tho sun sets tonight at and rises Thursday at Todays quote The air attacks wUI be pushed deeper and deeper into North Viet Nam and claiming rieIit of the United Stales will eventually attack Communist China Premier Clvou as quoted in talks with Algerian President Ahmed lien On this date In delegates to the Wash ington Conference of American Malis created what was to be come Ihe Pan American Warmer And Humid Regional Forecast Considerable high cloudiness mostly warmer and more humid with rain and possibly Varia ble winds under 10 be coming southerly tonight and High Low 33 Local Report The temperature shot to a pleasant 52 just before noon for UKdaily after a chilly U was recorded Baro metric pressure at noon was falling 1rom trace rain monthly inches Ap ril Precipitation to inch es cumulative through Temperatures recorded were Yesterday noon 3 6 9 mid night Today 3 6 9 Itf THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The battered strick en Sunday by Die worst tornado barrage in 40 braced to day for fresh devastation from The rain and iceswollen Mis sissippi stirred to life by the spring spilled down stream at record peril ing scores of The Red Cross estimated that persons were by flooding in five states Min North Dakota and Hardest lift was where disaster workers and vol unteers battled in aroundthe clock vigils to extend dikes as the waters rose every Life was In population businesses were shut schools were closed and trans portation was Flooding was blamed for 11 more than million damage and the evacuation of thousands of The riv to crest at a record 27 feet late Thursday or was expected eventually to drive 000 Paul residents from their President Johnson scheduled an inspection tour in a sixstate area of the Midwest today to view for himself the results LBJ Surveys Destruction Im Sorry By FRANK CORMIER AP ident taking a person al look at almost total devasta tion wrought near here by Palm Sunday could only one phrase to express his feelings Im picking his way through splintered broken glass and tumbled cinUcr walked through an area of neighboring Dunlap where 27 persons died in a twister esti mated to have had winds up to 300 miles an Accompanying Johnson as he visited this worsthit section the Midwest were state and lo cal who got his prom ise of effective and ef licent federal aid in Harvey one victim Johnson talked to at Everything is wiped Im was all Johnson could who is heading on to inspect flood damage in the Paul area and more tornado havoc near Tole made a series stops in the Elkhart Before leaving Indiana to make an aerial inspection of af fected sections of Illinois and Wisconsin en route to Minneso Johnson stopped at a rescue center at the Concord Township fire where he greeted volunteer ate a dough nut and drank a cup of There Johnson was asked what he thought of the situa He simply shrugged his shoulders and shook his In a statement prepared for his Indiana Johnson said he came to extend both sympathy and a helping He declared the government must be ready to assist in ev ery useful The presidential party took from Andrews Air Force Base near Washington at after a short helicopter flight from the south lawn of the Wiiite Carrying a full load of relief officials and Congress members the disaster the plane was airborne within five minutes after Johnsons helicop ter put A brief distributed at said Johnson and Buford director of the Office of Emergency were making the trip to confer with other officials and citizens of the The tornadoes in seven the floods in Min wrought a heavy toll jn human injuries and property No words or deeds of ours can ease the loss of the bereaved the statement natures doublebarreled as saults on property and The President was to make onlheground tours in Ohio and Minnesota and aerial surveys in Wisconsin and Where there was no flooding in those there was the bitter task of cleanup in the aft ermath of the Palm Sunday tor nadoes that claimed 248 injured an estimated and caused more than million The twisters were blamed for 141 deaths in 54 in 43 in 7 in Illi nois and 3 in Scores of others were Torna does touched down in Iowa but no deaths were Help was on the way for the tornadolashed The Small Business Administration designated parts of Ohio and Indiana as disaster President John son was expected to offer whole sale federal relief funds for the repair of public facilities in some to also provide as sistance for farmers and busi The Presidents tour was to in clude a visit to the Paul area to inspect the sandbagged dikes along the Mississippi Despite plywood the muddy Mississippi poured into Six feet of water covered runways at the down town Nearly eight feet water filled the basement of the citys railroad The nearby freight yards were swamped under two feet of No rail traffic was Below river cities began to prepare for the battle against the Mississippi At merchants sandbagged basement windows and Grain terminals along the riv ers edge suspended Railroads curtailed passenger and freight service in low In the Red Cross opened warehouses in La Crosse to store the belongings of flood More than 233 families were evacuated from nearby French A flood center was opened at Prairie du GO miles to the All available city employes in La along with National were ordered to work on the citys sandbagging County officials made heavy equipment availa The Mississippi River was expected to crest over the 15 mark by La Crosse is about 70 miles downriver from The worst is yet to come for much of the along the Mississippi but in Indiana and Michigan weary workers stayed on the cleaning up the effects of Palm Sundays Cleanup operations were ham pered by power failures and debrislittered Com munications were hampered by battered telephone But where the damage was determination was often at its Were down but not said Harold of Pitts This town will rise a small village 50 lost 12 two a service station and the town hall to the Nine residents were In officials were forced to call out the National Guard to turn sightseers from the many shattered coun ties in central and northern In Incomplete estimates indicated those areas suffered at least 141 deaths inju ries the destruction of more than homes and and loss of nearly 800 Seventyfive factories were de stroyed or badly Many communities remained without Officials distributed water in milk cartons in the city of east of Michigan officials put the tor nado damage toll at They said the tornadoes affect ed about killing 43 and injuring more than One tragic story came from Martin Terpstra of Corn stock a suburb of Grand A tornado killed her a daughter and a family as it swept through the turning the Terpstra into They just blew she SalesTax Plan Is Approved By Assembly WELCOMING COMMITTEE FOR MA RINES A crowd lines sidewalk in Da South Viet as it greets Marine land ing Landing at beach was part of build up for Marine units guarding air base at Da AP Wirephoto by radio from Marine Force in Vief Nam Passes Land By JOHN WHEELER DA South Viet Nam AP new landing of Marines brought the total num ber of leathernecks in South Viet Nam today to more than 000 guarding American installa tions and Light rain fell as a battalion of Marines moved ashore from the transports Union and Cook and the new amphibious assault ship Van A landing party commander said the operation was Rain and low clouds delayed for several hours movement of the Marines by helicopter to Phu Bai 35 miles to the north near the city of The weather lifted late in the morn and the troop movement About the same time govern ment troops launched a helicop ter assault nn a company of Viet Cong about 12 miles south of the Marines landing Initial reports said a govern ment ranger and five Viet Cong uiere and two rangers were The Viet Cong made no at tempt to interfere with the Marine Three govern ment rangers were reported wounded and several guerrillas killed during a clearing opera tion in the area Taking up positions around the new arrivals will guard an important air strip there and provide security for approaches to bustling Da Nang air the staging area for many of the and Vietnamese planes striking against North Viet The Marines waded took up defensive positions on the beach and then began to Some of the Marines in full combat gear took photographs of their They declined to give their names or saying they wcrie under orders not to talk to Arrival of the 3rd Battalion of the 4thl formerly sta tioned at put four bat talions of Marines in the Da Nang Hue in the extreme north of this wartorn The Marine buildup began when the 1st Marine Hawk antiaircraft mis was ordered from Oki nriAa to protect the Da Nang air Early in March two battalions of Marines were brought in as additional security for the base and the Hawk bal A third battalion arrived ASSAULT CHARGE By BILL CRIDER AP A white man was under charges today of assault with a black jack on James nation al director of the Congress of Racial Three other white men also been charged in conenc tion with incidents growing out of last Fridays civil rights march led by The arrests Tuesday night were announced today by Boga lusa Mayor Jesse Randall of the Bogalusa was charged with the assault on The mayor nuld Pounds had llv blackjack but did not ac tually strike A police man seized the Bill was charged with battery on Robert Charles and Latimoro both of were charged with disturbing the peace during Fridays All four defendants were re leased on bond Cutrer said GO merchants turned out Tuesday afternoon to negotiate with civil rights lead ers who threatened to picket stores today unless more and bettor jobs wjere opened to qual ified The merchants named a committee of 15 Cutrer waited until but IIP civil rights negotiators It was a protest march in the business area by live Civic and Voters League that resulted in the disturbance After failure of negotiators to Cutrer said All they are trying to do is Sfeel Offers Compromise To End Contract Struggle By SCICWAUTZ III PITTSBURGH AP A un ion source said today the steel industry has proposed two com promise plans to break the deadlock in steel contract One would guarantee certain contract improvements in ex change for an extension of the current contract to he The other calls for an imme diate settlement of some kind which could be reopened at any time by either but presum ably not until the union settles its internal Details were not The source said top negotia tors for the United Steelworkers Union took the compromise plans under consideration in a meeting this Then they met with industry bargain It also was reported that the union bargainers discussed whether to press for a day and night or whether to gear for a strike May Union negotiations met for two hours Tuesday with USW President David McDonald to consider ways to end the dead There was no real sources for eliminating tiny of the unions major eco It is estimated these would cost more than an hour over three Talks have been deadlocked on the industrys refusal to make a counter The in dustry considers the demands McDonald said nothing spe cific was decided at the union declined to com ment on reports that the Labor Department in Washington felt the union waa ready to grunt a contract The union has several times lefused industry peas for an saying such talk was The industry has pressed for an extension because of the un ions bitter election for president between McDonald und the unions sec Official election results are rot expected for several although Abel reportedly has won by several thousand over the The Marines also have two companies of combat helicop ters in South Viet and a squadron of 18 F4 jet fighters the Phantoms stationed at Da Trios Trial Date Studied By JOE ZELLNER AP Three white men indicted on charges of firstdegree murder in the civil rights slaying of the James Reeb of Boston face a possible May Circuit Solicitor Blanchard McLeod said the trial will be placed on the docket of the reg ular session of Dallas County Criminal Court beginning May Circuit Judge James said their trial may not come up until October atthere is a heavy docket for theMay The maximum penalty for fustdegree murder in Alabama is death or life Tho jury determines the sen The men were indicted Tues day by a grand jury and arrest ed a few hours later by the sheriffs They were released under bond The all of are O Neal 30 his William Stanley 30 and Elmer A fourth was not The throe and Kelly also have been charged in federal warrants with violation of Recbs civil They had been free under city and federal bonds totaling Reeb took part in civil rights activities in Selma during the early part of The white minister was beaten on a city street the night of March i and died two days Hare told the grand jury that racial troubles have created a state of national anarchy and He reviewed Selmas racial unrest in a charge to the composed of white At George Wallace called a conference of Negro educators to discuss school problems with particu lar regard to He sent telegrams to presidents and directors of all stateoperated Negro institutions asking them tc meet with him in his office Youth Corps Units Approved for Slate WASHINGTON La bor DcpHrtment says Neighbor hood Youth Corps Projects in Amsterdam and Niagara among 39 new projects designed to aid The part of the fed eral var on ar iigncd to help youths Hi through 21 solve school or employment Ot the total 3 million in tests for the new the federal government will pay The Amsterdam project is planned to aid 40 youths at a to tal cost of a federal tharo of Tho Niagara Falls Project is geared for 400 youths at a total of 700 and a federal share of By ROBERT GRAY AP Rockefellers farreaching sales tax plan was approved in the Assembly in a earlymorning vote and sent to the where final ap proval today was With long deadlock over the tax legislative lead ers called up the governors budget for final ac tion by A coalition of 59 Assemblyman Don Cum miiiRH uf A lie j any County was one of 31 Upstate Republicans who voted against tile sales tax bill sixteen voted foe The u no voters included assemblymen from Alleganys neigMiorinp Southern Tier James Hastings of Cattaraugus and Charles Hen derson of 5G from New York City and 23 Republicans joined to approve The opposition comprised 29 Democrats and 38 The vote came shortly before 2 after a day filled with behind the scenes maneuver ing in which both Democratic Taxable List AP Here are sales and services that will be subject to the states 2 per cent sales beginning 1 Purchases in general with the exception of food and drugs restaurant meals theater and other admissions hotel and motel occupancy utility bills gas and repair of most personal proper such as automobiles and watches interior decorating landscaping printing and pho tographic services building Taxable purchases will in clude such items as motor sporting jewelry and The tax also will apply to rental of charges at parking lots and charges for Democratic legislators elimi nated from Rockefellers tax plan Bowling and farm equipment laundry dry clean ing fuel used by industry shoe and clothing and bar ber and beautyshop The governor had stipulated there would be no tax on food and EL Head Reports Deficits Reduced NEW YORK AP William chairman of the Erie Lackawanna says the on the brink of bank was able to reduce sharply its estimated first quar ter lie told 125 stockholders at the annual meeting Tuesday that the deficit probably would be compared with million in the first quarter of White also said that discus sions are being held with the newly merged Norfolk and Western system on possible in clusion oi the ErjeLackawanna into the merged ErieLackawanna no includ ed in an examiners recom mendation for the Pennsylva niaNew York Central Railroad merger has held talks in the past with the Norfolk and West He said that if the PennCen tral merger wins final approval and the ErieLackawanna is not included in the Norfolk and Western then it would mean slow death for the Erie The Commerce Commission in approving the Norfolk and Western merger last fall said the system must hold the record open for five years for possible inclusion of the Erie CHANGE PROPOSED WASHINGTON lAP Paul has intro ciuctxt legislation to allow em ployescovered by the Railroad Retirement Act to retire at age 00 or after working 30 Such a Fino would help reduce pressures coming from railroad job elimi and Republican leaders strUg gled to rally With the end of the budget crisis in the state pre pared to resume normal finan cial activity for the first time in the new fiscal year that be gan April There had been concern that a schoolaid pay ment due Thursday could not be Several legislators assail e d the tax as an onerous burden that would fall most heavily on low income The alternative plan was re and the House moved on to consideration of the main James reflected the view of many of the antisales tax lawmakers when he said the people in his district had made it most clear to him that they did not want that Many legislators who earlier had been outspoken against the sales tax voted for They did so with reluctance but did not want to jeopardize the addition al state support the new budget provides for education and other When the alphabetical roll call was the 76th and ciding vote was cast by Major ity Leader Moses who had participated in efforts to round up Democratic a s s e m b 1 ymen were called to meetings with the party leaders and reported ly subjected to varying degrees of pressure to support the gov ernors Rockefeller sent to the Legis lature last 29 a budget calling for in spending for the fiscal year that began April an increase of 598 million over last Senate Democrats trimmed the budget back to 000 and softened the sales tax by eliminating from its cover age charges for bowling and farm fuel used by dry shoe and clothing repairs and barber and beauty shop Those steps cut the anticipated yieid from the sales tax by At the Assembly Re publicans were almost solidly opposed to the salestax Democratic leaders were sym pathetic to it because of the sub stantial additional state aid it would bring to New York center of Democratic The majorities in each house divided on the basis of loyalty or opposition to Mayor Robert Wagner of New With the conclusion of activity on the budget the Leg islature will adjourn to April 26 for an EasterPassover Happy in Audience At Assembly Confab tors at the salestax session in the Assembly Tuesday night in cluded the governors HaP py who said she wanted New York State to take a great step She watched as the Assembly moved toward approval of the 2 per cent sales tax recommend ed by the She left the chamber before the final vote early Wearing a sleeve less pink a pearl Uice and a gold she sat near the entrance of the lily with Louis kowitz and Sol Neil the goveriurs Two Suspects Held In Bonk Robbery Two suspects in a slaying and Lank robbery in Ellenburg are now under arrest and authorities have identi fied two other suspects still at Guy of was arrested in that Canadian city Tuesday and said he would light attempts to extradite him to New York State for trial in the March 22 robbery of a brunch office of the National Commercial Bank and Trust Albert also ol gave up Saturday He surrendered to State Police here on the advice of a Canadian police Thomas North said he believed Beaudet was the gunman who scooped from a tellers cage in the bank and that Couture apparently was the driver of the getaway
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