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   Chester Times (Newspaper) - February 4, 1957, Chester, Pennsylvania                              MILD RAIN with occMloMl nla this afternoon gome cloud and colder tonijht and to w Wttferly wind today 19 M an hour Other weath er dau on page 2 81st 57735 FINAL METROPOLITAN Delaware Countys Home Newspaper Northwest Wind DuetoDispell Blanket of Fog CHESTER PA MONDAY FEBRUARY 4 1957 CHESTER A northwest wind was scheduled this afternoon to peel off the blankets of fog which covered the county this morning casting a dismal pall over wet but cear highways The US Weather Bureau at In ternational Airport blamed the fog on the cold ground and a layer ol slightly warmer air above it Heaviest between and 7 am today the fog was expected to be chased by a growing north west wind There should be enough wind to dry out the air so there will be no fog tomorrow morning a forecaster said There will be quite a bit of cloudiness tomor row but no fog or precipitation is in sight February which apparently in herited Januarys chaotic weather pattern got offto a good start with rain sleet and snow Friday night Thesky cleared Saturday evening and dropped temperatures enough to freeze slush and some precipitation on highways State H i g h way Department crews were out from 7 pm Satur day until 6 am yesterday attack ing patches of ice which caused hazardous driving By midmorn ing yesterday the temperature had climbed enough to melt the ice patches arid traffic resumed its winter pace until the fog began to creep in yesterday afternoon Delaware County drivers wrap ped in winter driving care escap ed serious traffic accidents Only minor mishaps were reported with DO Highway road crews grateful for getting caught up pn their today were tackling road repairs of pitted highways caused by the upanddowntemperatures The Weather Bureau predicted a today of 50 degrees and said the low tonight would be 34 Tem isexpected to go back up to 43 degrees The vas part of a pattern that ex most of the eastward from the Mississippi River Heavy fog conditionswere reported along the East Coastfrom New England to the Cacolinas VetsHorrie CHESTER the Seventh Ward Veterans of Chester Unaffiliated post home at 508 W 3rd st to the Hod Carriers Building and Laborers Union of America Local 413 for The union now headquartered at 215 W3rd st will renovate theplace before moving in The veterans group organized three years ago has no plans at the mo ment for its but will meet at various locations until a de cision is reached Officers are Ernest Cartetti commander Anthony Izzo vice commander arid Anthony Ciprohe financial secretary The sale was handled by Edward Calderoni real estate broker The post whose rolls list 108 members bought the site on Oct 19 1953 which then consisted of three shacks These were torn down by the members and replac ed by the modern onestory brick and block structure measuring 23 by 93 feet basement also was finished All labor was performed by the members themselves Only cost in curred was for materials The work was completed in about three months Officers of the union the new owner are Robert Anderson presi dent Leroy Cooper secretary and Wilson Harper business agent Household Hint Offered by Cop JACKSONVILLE Fla Wl lice Sgt Steve Torda Jr claims he has a remedy for roaches the lights on Torda said the lights in the basement at police headquar ters have been burning three years and the roaches dont come even to lick the glue off envelopes which roach es dearly love Its cheaper than insecticides Torda said Gore Asks Political Cost limit Sen Gore DTerni said today he is drafting legislation to limit the amount any single individual can contribute to political campaigns in any year Without direct reference to lores announcement Sen Lyn don B Johnson of Texas the majority leader predicted Con gress will act on a comprehen sive revision ol the election laws Gore headed a Senate Elec tions subcommittee which report ed during the weekend that the 1956 general election cost at least 533187725 That was the total only of expenditures the subcom mittee said itcould trace down The actual outlay it added far surpasses thatfigure Total indivi dual persons rah ashigh asthe f73164 reported by Lansdell K Christie of New York Gore said in an interview Con ress ought to moveswiftly into this field My bill will propose that the amount any person can contribute o political campaigns and that vould include all political com mittees be limited each year and that each contribution be re ported to Congress he said Gore indicated he is thinking in erms of a yearly limita tion although he personally would prefer to lower this to He said criminal penalties would be provided for failure to report any contribution s Under presentlaws an indivi dual can contribute up to each to as many committees as he chooses Gore and Sen Mansfield of Montana a vice chairman of the Democratic National Committee ioined fn a formal report which contended that Republicans out spent Democrats about 21 last year They said that on the basis of figures reported to the subcommit tee Republicans laid out S20 685 387 to spent by the 3emocrats Sen Curtis RNeb third member 6f the subcommit tee these figures Curtis said in a minority report that the figures were incomplete and inaccurate especially with re gard to organized labors expen ditures in the campaign Had a full tabulation been made of all the expenditures made to elect Democrat candidates the total expenditures of both parties would have been nearly equal Curtis said Curtis and the two Democrats ioined in saying that present elec tion laws are studded with loop holes and meaningless limita tions Russian Patient Is Mystery Soviets Discount Kaganovich Shooting MOSCOW officials and diplomatic sources today dis counted areport that a mystery patient in aMoscow hospital is Deputy Premier Lazar M Kaga novich Butthere still was no dis closure of the stricken mans iden tity An eminent German blood spe cialist flown here to help treat the patient presumably a high So viet official described him as in critical condition The doctor said he was not informed of th ailing mans identity and did no recognize him It was pointed out that Kaga novich a member of the Sovie Presidium has been on a grass tour of Siberian cemen plants recently The German doc tor reported that the unidentified patient had been ill for at leas two weeks East Germanysofficial radio said today that Kaganovich vis ited a Soviet cement factory near Chelyabinsk in southwest Siberia over the weekend The opening tomorrow the Supreme Soviet Russias Parlia ment may give an opportunity to find out who he is Not even the German blood spe cialist summoned on the case Dr Hans Joachim Schulten o ologne knew the patients name When Schulten was summoned there was speculation the patien might be Foreign Minister Dmitr Shepilov ailing for nearly two weeks High Soviet officials said the sickman was riot Shepilov or any member of the Communis partys powerful Presidium suc cessor to the old Politburo A Foreign Ministry spokesman saic Shepilov hadrecovered and was resting near Moscow The New York Daily said a dispatch from Washington that the mysterious patient was Soviet First Deputy Premier La zarM Kaganovich and that he was shot In a behindthescene struggle for power in the Krem lin The News quoted sources forits Kaganovich 64 and the only Jew left in the Soviet hierarchy represented the hardcore Stalin ists who wanted to bust Commu nist party boss Nikita Khrushchev and Premier Bulganin Khrushchev and Bulganiti got wind of the move and ordered Kavanovichkilled but went wrong and he was only developed blood poisoning from wound There was no confirmation the report of County Artist Sets Record At Del Show WILMINGTON Del A exhibition has add ed another distinction to hisrec His oneman show at Delaware Art Center here closed yesterday after an attendance LOWLANDS HIT IN 3 STATES after nearly tripling the previous attendance record in the 19year history of the art center The exhibit which drew 1105 visitors on its final day lured viewers from as far away as Texa and Manitoba Canada Wyeth was awarded he Dawson Memorial Medal for iis entry in the 152nd annual ex hibition at the Pennsylvania Acad emy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia Flooding Continues in South By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Flooding of lowlands along riv ers in Alabama Georgia and was expected to in crease today while unspectacular but vital cleanup operations surge ahead in Hoodravaged areas of West Virginia Virginia Kentucky luid Tennessee Death of a lineman electrocuted while making repairs on a utility in Kentucky brought to 15 the number of lives claimed by the devastating floods 159W HOMELESS Damage was estimated at more than To million dollars At least 15000 were homeless Many thou sands more were idle Washed but roads and bridges piled up deb ris and just plain mud made it dif ficult and often impossible for1 workers to get to their jobs j Virginia authorities were prej faring to send doctors andj nurses into hardhit southwest Vir ginia Plans also were being made to open typhoid clinics at a num ber of places Water systems were being checked for purity as rapid ly as possible The Coosa River passed flood stage at Gadsden Ala while other rainsoaked north and cen tral Alabama streams remained over their banks The Tennessee River inundated many miles of lowlands along its winding course Extensive flooding of low sec tions was expected to continue for several days But no danger to commercial buQdings and resi dences was seen Seven families were driven from then homes in low sections of Resaca a northwest Georgia town of 32a persons Sunday night in River rose slightly above Hood stage The river stood at 302 feet and was still rising Police Chief R c Hayes reported Flood stage is 29 ex feet The Tombigbee River was pected to crest at Columbus Miss at S pm Tuesday at height of 34 feet WORST OVER v Gen Alfred M Gruenther president of he American Red estimated the homeless at 13000 He also said the worst appears to be over in West Vir ginia Virginia Kentucky and Tennessee Gruenther former Supreme Al lied1 Commander Jn Europe said the Red Cross had set up south eastern flood relief headquarters m Bristol Tenn with regional of fices at Logan W Va and Bris tol Va More than 200 Red Cross disaster experts were in the af fected areas he said Seven Cents 35 or 36 Coal Miners Feared Dead in Explosion in Virginia President Of Haiti ais PORT AU PRINCE Haiti Bowing to demands of Joseph Nemours resernblys sixth resolution calling sx resouon caing ammarso n consulta portedly quit as provisional presion her to withdraw her troops betibnwith the parties concerned to rfpnf nitrVif in iVio hind the 1949 armisfirp lino take SteDS fO rarTV rvnimoatriiTao dent last night in the midst of Haitis colorful preLenten carni val It wastheSecond time in less than two months the post was vacated PierreLouis resignation fdllowed radio broadcasts by two of the seven candidates for the presidency in this springs elec iions threatening a general strike today if the Provisional President did notstep down There was no immediate cation who would succeed Pierre Louis as head of the Negro repub lic in the Caribbean WENT ESTCOEXILE It was a general strike by all signs a spontaneous mo ve ment that forced the resigna ion of strongman President Gen Paul Magloire Dec 12 Magloire went into exile and PierreLouis chief of the Supreme Court was made acting president to prepare for general elections The army which played the chief role in Magloires attempt to remain in office beyond his six year term and then insisted on his resignation stepped into the current political crisis in an evi dent attempt to bring order The chiefs of staff called to jether the seven presidential can didates at army headquarters 3ne Sen Louis Dejoie refused to attend He and another candi date Dr Francois Duvallier had made the broadcasts in Creole and French demanding PierreLouis resignation Duvailier attended As he left army headquarters late at night a big crowd that had gathered around the building cheered him No decisions were announced after the meeting Duvallier said Pierre Louis main faults were that he had not ibolished the Legislature elected luring the Magloire regime and had Jailed to clean up the public administration Training Film CHESTER industrial com Jany training film Production So 5118 will be shown at Ches er Rotarys noon meeting tomor row in Hotel Clubhouse Your Income about in Hew to pay dur ing The sixth story in an eight series in on Page 3 Israel Stands Fast tft In Gaza Stnp Area By UNITED Israel OATIS line and notsettle anyquestion of freedom ofpassage in territorial fast inthe Gaza Strip waters s Gulf of coast today defying Dag Hammarskjold in consulta The Israeli Cabinet in JerproPosed his Jaiu 24 report to usalem announced it would still Assembly on Israeli troops in keep occupation forces for the time being in the Gaza Strip and referred specifi in the Sharm el Sheikh area on to the Pacing of the me Red Sea Gulf of Anna 10nation 6000man UN force on me Red Sea Gulf of Aqba NO GUAEAOTEES UN the armistice demarcation line to seek scrupulous maintenance of f c VV1X ovi upmuua maintenance vt Mimstry spokesman the 1949 armistice agreement said No guarantees have been alcove trccii UUL rutmilltmslvmia alSO obtained yet for definite stoppage ed in his report that the U of Egypts and sea blockade of Israel The 80nation Assembly late Sat urday night adopted a resolution calling again for Israels with drawal without delay It ap proved a second resolution author izing deployment of the UN Emergency Force on the armi stice line plus other measures to keep peace Israel had been seeking guar antees against renewal of commando raids from the Arab Gaza Strip and resumption of Egypts artillery blockade of ftraelboimd shipping through the Gulf of Aqaba The NEF resolution plainly did not satisfy the Israeli govern ment The s p o k e s m an said Egypts continuing maintenance of a state of war against Israel was the root of tension to the area REVIVAL OF DEMANDS The Israeli refusal was expect ed to spur a revival of Arab de mands for economic sanctions against Israel A usually wellinformed Arab source told a reporter he thought Egypt would consent to the pres ence of the UN troops along the of Aqaba and also would re frain from a blockade on the gulf at least temporarily Egyptian Foreign Minister Mah moud Fawzi sounded less cooper ative IK the windup of the Assem bly debate He said the police force should remain exclusively on both sides of the armistice Times Sales Go To 40000 Daily For the first time in its sn ycar history tne Chester Times last week reached more than net paid circulation Times circulation has been growing rapidly in recent months with gains posted In all sections of the Chester trading area The emphasis on im proved news coverage as Dela ware Countys Home Newspa per has made the newspaper evening reading habit in more county bottles than ever before Growth of the Times since 1950 has been an impressive 25 per cent Since the beginning of World War II circulation scored a twothirds increase Fire Ruins Pittsburgh Building stubborn fire of the Assembly resolutions Bribed by Fire ChiefStephen UN Secretary General ey fs toughest I have ever fammarskjold in a sixstory build take steps to carry out measures But Hammarskjold also suggest the Gaza Strip and might put UNEF units or UN observers at Sharm el Sheikh to assist in maintaining quiet provided in each case Egypt consented HAVEN FOR 200000 The strip haven for some 200000 Palestine Arab refugees is for mer Palestine territory that Egypt administered provisionally before Israel began its invasion Oct 29 The Sharm el Sheikh coast is in Egypts Sinai Desert U S Delegate Henry Cabot Lodge Jr chieLauthor of the As sembly resolutions had said he could not predict the conse quences which may ensue if Isra el fails to comply The Assembly voted on the res olution calling for the Israeli drawal was 742 with France and mam tnoroughfares Israel opposing and the Nether lands abstaining The resolution to extend the UN forces duties carried 564 with 22 abstainers Arab and Sovietbloc countries T France Israel and the Nether JtS lands Todays Chuckle The government has a lot of things to be thankful for among them that we have what it takes 2nd Major Disaster BISHOP A blast in a coal mine at this VirginiaWest Virginia border town today killed at least three or four miners Thirtytwo others are unaccounted for a spokesman for the Pocahon tas Fuel Co said Dispatcher Martin E Martin said rescue teams were in the mine but had heard no cries from any of the miners nor had they made contact with any who might e alive The explosion occurred five niles underground in oaeof the iggest mines in the giant Poca hontas system which includes tgerations in both Virginia and Vest Virginia STILL HOPEFUL Theres still hope that some of he men win be found alive said Martin He said it was possible some of he men might have barricaded themselves off from the explosion area Martin added that the blast was believed to have been aused by gas The explosion rocked this Ap palachian Mountain about 2 am just after the midnight shift lad reported lor work in the bituminous mine Martin said the shift consisted of some 170 men and that all but 36 of these were accounted for NO There was nocavein he added The great danger for these trap ped m the explosion sector was smoke and poisoned air Rescue crews were still deep in he mine at asxejatives and friends gathered at the en trancejo the colliery uunu ing in downtown Pittsburgh yes terday and caused damage esti mated as high as a million dol lars Some 200 firemen manning 40 pieces of equipment fought the smouldering fire about 20 hours from early in the morning until late at night Nine firemen were injured bv falling plaster and metal lathe Thirty others suffered from smoke inhalation and were given oxygen at the scene Most of the damage was report ed due to smoke and water Adlex dama2e tiie burn ed building at Jack Arm R manager of th Baldwin Pianos Co which occu Pies an adjoining building esti mated smoke and water damage smoke als S750 lO wf 57DO000 Water or aso seeped into the cellars of a sport ing goods store a theater and ofh er nearby buildings Adley said the blaze apparently was caused by defective wiring l he first alarm sounded at 430 am Four others were sounded as the slow out steady fjre con tmue to eat through the building CAMBRIDGE Mass tn Ad fai E Stevenson m 13 weeks old was christened yesterday while his grandfather the Democratic presidential nominee in 1952 and 19o6 looked on proudly The infant is the first child of Mr and Mrs Adlai E Stevenson Jr CORRUPTION CHARGED AFLCIO Considering o Ousting Three Unions By NORMAX WALKER MIAMI BEACH Fla Ua The AFLCIO charged three of its own unions today with corruption and failure to reform in a prece dentmaking ouster move Leaders of the merged AFLCIO pushed for a showdown on charges against the Laundry workers Distillery Workers and Allied Industrial Workers unions The latter union has been the tar get of recent Senate investiga tions The AFLCIO Ethical Practices Committee accused the three un ions claiming a combined mem bership of 170000 of looting wel fare funds of millions of dollars The committees reports placed before the AFLCIO Execu tive Council for action COUNCIL DIVIDED The council was reported divid LQUOnas ed between those disposed to give Horoscope tne three unions another chance to correct matters and another council group believed dominant determined to make an example of the trio for other AFLCIO un ions the three unions were roundly Television condemned in a 1955 Senate La Womens Section tor subcommittee investigation The secret reports of the Ethical Practices Committee summing SccAFLPageZ blast second major disaster to strike the area in a week The greatest flood in south westVirginia history did damage in the millions of dollars last week In Romania VIENNA Austria a Radio Bucharest announced today that all 437 candidates put up by the Communist regime were elected to Romanias Parliament The broadcast said yesterdays voting was art enthusiastic tion for the peoples democracy Most of the Communists A candidates were few also picked by the Communist regime repre sented national minorities A vote of more than 99 pen cent was ex pected for the only list of candi dates the Communistcontrolled Peoples Democratic Front In some places todays broadcast said 100 per cent the electorate voted for the Peo ples Democratic Front 94 It said the Communist list won per cent of the votes in Bucha rest Americans were barred from observing the voting despite a re ciprocal agreement under which a group of Romanian Reds visited the United States during the last presidential campaign and elec tion Eleven million Romanians went to the polls to cast their votes for 437 candidates of the Grand National Assembly Romanias Parliament Their only way of showing dissatisfaction was to scratch all candidates from the ballot slip a dangerous venture as almost aH voting was done out side the booths On the Inside Amusements 13 Baby Has Been Named 3 Bridge 15 Business Mirror 10 Churches n Classified Ads Comics County Towns Crossword Puzzle Deaths Junior Editors Marriage Licenses Movie Clock Patterns Radio Sports 1417 18 13 S 9 IS 14 15 7 4 5 19 IS 5 13 5 6 19 13 13 IS 7 TIMES TELEPHONES Want 45252 Other 36161   

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