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   Delaware County Daily Times (Newspaper) - November 3, 1959, Chester, Pennsylvania                                FAIR Fill Weather I TEMFHAtUBES THIS MOENINQ 4 I 5 6 7 8 9 110111 35134132 132 135 j 39 141143 84th 58592 Delaware County FINAL EDITION High Court Steel Strike Issue Injunction Validity to Be Decided Time of Ruling Is Uncertain WASHINGTON AP The Supreme Court undertakes today to decide whether 500000 striking must return to work under court order At issue in arguments before the court the validity of an injunction already issued under emergency provisions of the Taft Hartley labor law It directs the workers to halt their strike dur ing an 80day cooling off period but it doesnt become effective un til the Supreme Court rules There was no firm indication how soon that would be It believed likely that legal argu ments would be completed today but no time limit was fixed The courts ruling could come any time after the arguments end The court could if it chose an nounce its decision in a brief or der without waiting to write a for mal opinion The opinion could be filed later Federal mediators met incon clusively Monday with both union and management negotiators and called further sessions for Wednes day Chief Mediator Joseph F Finnegan said he hadnt decided whether to arrange separate or joint meetings then No sessions scheduled today because of the court hearings NO HEADWAY President David J McDonald of the Steelworkers Union said Mon days meetings made absolutely no headway R Conrad Cooper chief industry negotiator agreed he couldnt point to any new sign of progress Economic effects of the strike Increased The Labor department reported Monday that strikein duced idleness has spread to 337 000 workers in industries depend ent on steel in addition to the 500000 strikers themselves It said layoffs will increase more sharply this month It has been more than three weeks since President Eisenhower on Oct 9 declared the strike a national emergency and invoked the TaflHartley law A factfind ing board he named tried unsuc cessfully to mediate the dispute but under terms of ths law made no recommendations for settle ment in its report to Eisenhower on Oct 19 Following this Eisenhower di rected Ally Gen William P Rog ers to seek a returntowork order US dist Judge Herbert P Sorg of Pittsburgh on Oct 21 granted the governments plea for an 80 day injunction Six days later the US Court of Appeals in Philadel phia upheld Judge Sorg but again hetd up effectiveness of the in junction to allow the union to seek a Supreme Court review Senator Snooper Its a good thing all of us arent in the same business Otherwise there wouldnt be anyone to tell us what we did wrong Amusements IS Baby Has Been Named 7 flridgc 20 Classified Ads 1619 Comics 20 21 Crossword Puzzle 20 Deaths 4 16 Edan Wright 8 Editorials fi Horoscope 21 Junior Editors 20 Patterns 7 School Page 10 12 Sports 1416 Television 7 Womens Section 8 5 TIMES TELEPHONES Want Ads TR 45252 Other Calls 66161 LongshotEet Comes Through COLORADO SPRINGS Colo attendants said it was a billion to one chance but it happened Monday to he John Le Croys Mrs Le Croy gave birth to a daughter The time was am The Le Croys nave two other children One a boy was born exactly four years ago and Le Croy isnt spoofing when he says exactly Cliffords birth was re corded as Nov 2 am brook road across from St Thom as Church road in the section is narrow hilly and crooked A meeting with Council and the Planning Board will be scheduled next week to discuss the plans Builders Proposal Rejected CHESTER HEIGHTS Council Monday night rejected the plans for one proposeddevelopment and referred the plans of another to the borough Planning Board They turned down the plans of Wallace Arters to develop the for mer Fleet property on Lenni road south of the Baltimore pike Council said the area is zoned for three acres for each home and the plans call for twoacre tracts Some five or six homes were proposed for the section Council referred to the Planning Board the plans of the Hedgewood Corp to develop the former Will cox property south of the Balti more pike along ValleybrookIvy Mill roads Council had no objection last week when the first set of plans were presented The original plans included an entranceexit road for the 19 homes proposed in the de velopment which would join with Ivy Mill road However the revised plans add ed roads for four homes on plans for disarmament to irook road across from the new 10natinn Protest Against France Asia Africa Fear ABomb UNITED NATIONS NY AP heated debate loomed in the UN today as a parade of Asian and African delegates lined up to protest Frances plans to explode her first atomic bomb in the Sahara Desert Ahmed Taibi Benhima of Mo rocco was to begin the debate in the 82nation Political Committee this afternoon It was his govern ment which proposed that the US go on record opposing the French nuclear lest expected to take place soon Benhima was expected to con tend that the Sahara is not a no mans land and that no nation has the right to contaminate the area with nuclear blasts Frances veteran disarmament expert Jules Moch was expected to reply that his government would ignore any UN resolution opposing its test plans Moch re portedly was ready with a scientif ic report showing that the planned French test would not cause danger of radioactive contamina tion to any serious degree BOMB IS READY Authoritative sources said the French bombhas been ready for months but the tests had been de layed because the desert experi mental station was not ready These sources said the French uomb has less explosive force than 100000 tons of TNT but more than the American Abombs dropped on Hiroshima and Naga saki in 1945 Thoseearly bombs were the equivalent of approxi mately 20000 tons 6TTNTvHydTxi gen bombs tested by the United States the Soviet Union and Brit ain have been in the millionton class Moch reportedly will tell the committee that France will re nounce nuclear weapon tests the day the United States Britain and the Soviet Union agree to ban pro duction and use of such weapons The UN Political Committee turned to the dispute over the French test after voting unani mously Monday night to refer all CHESTER PA TUESDAY NOVEFBER 3 1959 vier Ci GotAd tC Quiz Aid US Cubans Said to Plan Castro Coup Parachute Invasion Is Reported Ready NEW YORK AP Cuban exiles in the United States and Latin America will launch an all out campaign tonight to overthrow the Cuban government of Fidel Castro the New York Mirror re ported today The newspaper in a dispatch from Miami said a provisional government is being organized to lead thecampaign which will be gin with the parachuting of sabo tage groups into Cuba Dr Emilio Nunez Portuondo former Cuban ambassador to the United Nations and now an exile in this country will be named president of the provisional gov ernment according to the Mirror NOT AVAILABLE Nunez Portuondo was not Im mediately available for comment The Mirror said Gen Jose Ped raza longtime Cuban army of ficer will head the provisional governments armed forces Ped raza came out of retirement in the last days of exPresident Ful gencio Batistas regime He fled with Batista to the Dominican Re public The report said a broadcast by an underground radio will be beamed to Cuba at 8 oclock to night announcing the makeup of the provisional government and Us program new 10nation EastWest com mittee that will begin disarma Council objected to the addiment negotiations in Geneva in ional roads saying Valleybrook Feburari All 82 UN members joined in sponsoring the resolution assur Claymont Boy Struck by Car CLAYMONT Anthony M Sci avone 5 of 86 Bayard Dr Brook view Apartments was struck by a car near his home at p m Monday The boy was taken to Delaware Hospital Wilmington and treated for head cuts State Police at Penny Hill said the boy was struck by a car driv en by Doris T Bickling 30 of 513 Dennsylvania Ave as he ran from ehind a parked car on Bayard Dr at McCone Ave POLL WORKERS BUSY James J Ferrigan Sr left GOP committeeman in Chesters 4th Ward and John Cervo a Democratic worker converge on School Director Charles Pennington with campaign oratory as he arrived to vote this morning at the 2nd Precinct 4th polling place at 17 E 7th St Chester ROOM RATES UP SlPERDAY Nurse Pay Hiked Three Delaware County hospitals lave increased salaries for nnrs ng personnel and effected a a day room rate boost to help offset the increased salary expense Chester Hospital Taylor Hospi a in Ridley Park and Crozer Hos ital in Upland have raised reg slered nurses monthly base pay jy In addition base pay for icensed practical nurses was up pcd by a month at Chester and Taylor and by at Crozer Nurses aides at Chester Hospi al also received a monthly base pay hike To help offset the increased salary at KW at the three rates have been increased across the board Both the pay in creases and new rate schedule were effective Sunday Some 515 persons will receive the nursing wage boosts OTHER SOURCES Another 220 persons employed in nonmirsing capacities at Crozer lospital will share in the overall 75000 annual wage increase there In addition to new revenue hrough the revised room rate schedule the hospitals are look ng to three other sources with optimism 1 increased county aid 2 increased state aid and 3 a new Blue Cross contract vhich will enable them to cope with rising costs brought on by a higher cost of living The 45 hospitals included in Plan A of the Blue Cross of Philadel phia program arc currently en gaged in negotiations for a new 30 The nursing service raises fol low a recommendation published last year by the Pennsylvania base pay of a month Last fall most of the Philadelphia hos pitats advanced to while a few effected the base A study of the salary program has been underway at the three Delco hospitals since last Decem ber One underlying reason for the boost at Chester and Taylor at an effort to attract contract The original pact ran out Aug 31 but an extension was agreed upon to permit further talks The extension expires Nov Neiv Schedules For Nurses New base pay schedules for nursing personnel at Chester Taylor ami Crozer Hospitals arc Chester Registered nurses licensed practical nurses aides Crozer Registered nurses practical nurses Taylor Registered nurses plus free food and laundry services practical nurses also with free meals and laun dry Base pay Is the salary paid to new nurses Increments arc granted for service more nurses to alleviate the pres ent shortage The shortage reach ed its apex several weeks ago when 61 beds were left vacant at the two hospitals due to a lack of nurses to tend them That crisis has been eased some what but the shortage still exists THREE NCREASES Salary and room rate increases are not contemplated for the im mediate future at three other Del aware County hospitals Fitzgerald Mercy Hospital officials in Darby report there will be no change in the present plan of raising salar ies after each six months service The base pay there for registered nurses is now brought to that level by three increases in the last 18 months The present room rate schedule will stand for the time being A new rate schedule will be adopted at Delaware County Me morial Hospital in Drexcl Hill but only after the current building and remodeling plan is complete A few rates were adjusted as of Nov 50 cents to the majority stayed the same Nursing salary increases are also dependent upon the building pro gram Officials at Sacred Heart Hos pital in Chester which just open ed its new building this fall said nurses salaries were adjusted as new personnel joined the staff No overall increase is planned and no room rate increase is con templated Officials declined to reveal the present basic pay for registered nurses Light Vote Predicted In State Interest Focused On Philadelphia By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Pennsylvania voters went to the polls today to elect judges for the State Supreme and Superior Courts and to decide on three amendments to their constitution With only these issues before all ie voters of the state a light turnout was expected with inter est focused on Philadelphia where Republican Harold Stassen sought to unseat Democratic incumbent Richardson Dilworth as mayor An alltime record million raters were eiigibleto cast ballots wth 2636525 Republicans regis ered and 2565629 Democrats With the Democrats predicting a Dilworth victory margin of about lDO000 votes the two judgeship contests could be decided on the number of Philadelphians casting Straight party votes Judge Michael J Eagen of Lack awanna County seeking a 21year term on the Supreme Court and Judge Harry T Montgomery of Allegheny County seeking a 19 year term on the Superior Court would be the beneficiaries of a Democratic landslide in Phil adelphia s Explode Hines Campbell Tiff Legal Staff Is Kept Hopping With Inquiries and Protests Musician Winner On Show Broadway Juvenile Also Must Answer WASHINGTON Orchestra leader Xavier Cugat told con gressional probers today he re ceived advance help as a contest ant on The Challenge TV quiz program Cugat wasthe leadoff witness at todays session of House subcom mittee hearings which have ex posed rigging of once toprated quir programs He said he appeared on the pro gram starting in June 1958 for publicity purposes but nobody told me in advance that I was go mg to win any particular amount He actually won he said of which 10 per cent went to his publicity man whoarranged the appearance some went to his brothersome to Spanish and Ital ian orphanages and most of the balance went for taxes INTENDED NO INJURY I know I broke no law he said I know I intended no injury to any person I know that as an entertainer I am called upon all the time to makebelieve to help make a good show Judge Blair M Gunther now on the Superior Court was the Re publican candidate for Supreme Court The GOP choice for the Superior Court was Albert W Johnson party floor leader in the Slate House of Representatives 9006 PRECINCTS The states 9006 voting precincts opened at 7 am Pittsburgh and 29 third class cities also were electing mayors oday In the states second larg est city Sen Joseph M Barr ormer Democratic state chair man was expected o be elected o the post vacated by Gov David L Lawrence While there were decisions on 50 county judges before the voters n only 35 instances were there ontests The other 15 were decid ed in the May Primary when both arties gave their endorsements to he same person Seventeen communities among hem Indiana Waynesburg and Lewisburg voted on the question of allowing or banning Sunday movies In Erie Alloona New Castle Jothlchem and Sharon the voters lad questions on types of city government One of the scrappiest municipal elections in the county in a long while got off to an early am explosive start today Although in the first four hours of voting only one complaint hi he courts the legal staff of th Delaware County Bureau of Elec lions was kept hopping with in quiries requests and protests Storm center of the Election Day controversies was Chester where dissident Democrats were reported raising havoc at the polls Within three hours after the polls opened according to William Coopcrsmith leader of the citys new Democrats 73 com plaints had been received in 31 out of 47 of the citys precincts He charged the GOP with bury mg votes in the 3rd 6th 7th and 8th Wards interference with the minority Democratic inspector m one precinct and fooling around with voting machines in scattered polling places The citys hottest fight around the activities of the Democrats who deserted thejr partys choice for mayorHarry Hines for the GOP candidate Mayor Joseph L Eyre Two Chester and Lewis Aggie Camubell city involved in some kind of a skirmish at 940 am at a polling place Chester police said Campbell was picked up at am on a warrant charging him with as sault and battery Police said he was booked and taken to a hear ing Both men told the Daily Times they had their hands jn their over coat pockets when the incident allegedly occurred in the 4th Ward 2nd Precinct polling place at 17 E 7th St Hincs charged con rovcrsial Democratic figure of the Vincent Sanbc faction of the him in the chest with either his fist or elbow Campbell said he merely bump ed into Hincs because ho said lines was blocking the doorway to he polling place as Campbell was eaving Campbell said allied with the William Cooper smith faction of the od him in the shoulders with both lands Hincs said he kept his lands in his pockets and did noth ng Hines went to Alderman Phil Puzzancheras office and gave information for a warrant charg ing Campbell with assault and battery it was issued at 1025 am Two witnesses for either also gave conflicting stories backing up each of the men Backing up Hines was attorney Morns Smith of Chester a poll watcher Corroborating Camp bells words was William Gordon of Chester who was with Camp bell Three state an un marked car called by Cooper See ELECTION Page ofThe Challenge also wanted to make a better show and so they made believe too If there was oo much makebelieve I wish von could do something about it without giving entertainment too much of a black eye Cugat joined the parade of wit nesses before the House subcom mittee on Legislative Oversight in its expose of coaching rigging and conniving on television quizzes Charles Van Doren the boyish appearing whiz on the program TwentyOne said Monday he was coached to winnings Cugat his attorney by his side read a prepared statement in the accent familiar to radio and tele vision fans From three contestants Monday the investigating subcommittee re ceived testimony that this show and its companion the Question were more or less subtly rigged Both were knocked off the air last year after allegations of rig ging other shows became public Also on call today is Patty Duke w 12 who won on the Challenge and now is starring m the Broadway play The Miiv acle Chairman Oven Harris DArk said if she is See MUSICIAN Page 2 HOPE TO BE DOREN 2 Jobs Gone TV Quiz Stars Future Is Hazv Be Sure to Open WASHINGTON AP Charles Van Doren out of one job and suspended from another faced to day a future clouded by his story of deceiving the public on a rigged television quiz show Within jours of his public testi mony Columbia University ac cepted Van Dorcns offer to resign is an assistant professor of Eng ish The action by the univer sity s board of trustees was made effective immediately The National Broadcasting Co vhich suspended Van Doren with pay last month from a car post as commentator said t was withholding comment The suspension was subject to the out come of the congressional hear ngs Van Doren himself was uncer am of his future plans I hope to be a teacher he old newsmen I think I would be better at that than anything MSC To some extent at least Van Doren s future may depend on ublic reaction to his emotion acked story of accepting help vmle winning fame as a scholar J T onetime quiz shovr TwentyOne I was involved deeply in a deception he told the House Legislative Oversight subcommittee Monday He added at another point that I would give almost anything I have to reverse the course of my life in the last three years The immediate reaction was mixed Some of the committee members praised his action in telling the truth at last and urged that his employers wait for public reaction before making any de cision The one public interruption dur ing the hearing was hostile The Caustic remark by Rep Steven B Derounian RNY that an intelli gent adult shouldnt be praised for telling the truth brought a burst of applause Yet as the boyishfaced wavy laircd Van Doren left the hear ng room spectators fought their way through the mass of reporters o reach his side shake his hand vish him well One young woman got an auto graph and bore it away exclaim ng Isnt this wonderful   

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