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   Delaware County Daily Times (Newspaper) - November 4, 1959, Chester, Pennsylvania                                SHOWERS Fmll Weatkrr Keport t TEMrEKATUKES THIS MOfcNING 4 6 7 8 110111 48f50 501 51 53 154 54 155 Delaware County imt FINAL 84th 58593 CHESTER PA WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 41959 Seven Cents Curran Elected Judge Eyre Crushes Hines Republicans Breeze to 21 Win Democratic Candidate for Mayor Carries Only 2 of 47 Precincts MANY HAPPY A Curran 58yearold Chester attorney holds a return sheet which pointed the way toward a 93711 total and victory over his Democratic rival Judge Allen S Olmsted 2nd in Tuesdays election Olmsted polled 66361 As a result Curran will become a Delaware County Common Pleas judge in January TV Quiz Probe May Be Expanded I Charges of Misrepresentation In Other Shows Being Heard WASHINGTON AP House investigators of quiz show rigging talked today of expanding their probe to take in other kinds of television programs accused of misrepresentation The staff of the House Legisla tive Oversight subcommittee it was learned has begun gathering information on at least one show of a different nature Sources de clined to name or specifically de scribe it The subcommittee pushes ahead today in its hearings on the ad mittedly controlled Ques tion and Challenge formerly car ricd on CBS OFFICIALS CALLED It called as witnesses two of ficials of the Revlon Co which sponsored the Question They are President Charles Rev son and Vice President Martin Revson Mert Koplin associate producer of the shows testified Tuesday that Revlon officials among them Martin Revson knew about the controls and made suggestions that involved keeping some contestants going and let ting others drop out Koplin added somewhat grim ly that in television there is a tradition of pleasing the client Revlon issued a statement Tues day night contending that pres sure from a sponsor to do a better job did not give quiz program pro ducers a license to cheat Noting that the shows were con trolled by their producing com panies Revlon said it did sug gest numerous ways in which the programs could be improved but rigging was not one of them net of Michigan senior Republi can member of the subcommittee said in an interview he does not think the group should stop at the quiz shows in its efforts to root out what he called misleading and deceptive practices in tele vision Bennett called for criminal pen alties for those guilty of decep tion on the air saying no other bans would be effective FALSE IMPRESSION There are other kinds of shows beside the quiz shows which lend themselves to misrepresentation Bennett said We know there have been complaints that some things presented as unrehearsed are actually carefully prepared and that in other ways the public is given a false impression Bennett declined to be more specific but said the subcommit tee should go after the facts 68th Thor Is Launched CAPE CANAVERAL Fla AP intermediate range Thor the mostfired US ballistic missile was launched for the 68th time Tuesday There was no official announce ment on the test results but a reli able course reported the 65foot missile performed as expected as it sped down the Atlantic missile range This was the 48th time a Thor has been fired in a war weapons Borrowing Proposal Is Beaten But Voters OK Other Two By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Pennsylvania voters gave fina approval Tuesday to a Constitu tional amendment calling for an nual sessions of the Legislature It means the states lawmakers now in their llth month of tht 1959 session will convene Jan for a session devoted only to tax es and appropriations At the same time the Common wealths electorate rejected a pro posed Constitutional change to in crease the borrowing capacity o some 2300 public school districts in the Commonwealth VOTER PROPOSAL A third allow vot ers who move away within 6 days before an election to cast ballot from their old passed overwhelmingly The vote on annual sessions i 769 out of 006 precincts Yes 492955 No 425441 In Delaware County Yes 23109 No 12282 The vote on increasing the bor rowing capacity of schools in 7699 out of 9006 precincts was Yes 405568 No 539049 In Delaware County Yes 20100 No 16760 The vote on 60day voter re moval privileges in 6562 out of 9C06 precincts was Yes 614743 No 185174 In Delaware County Yes 29670 No 7702 In all three referenda a dis CHESTER Mayor Joseph L yre led Chester Republicans to iciory iithe city election Tues ay smashing Harry V Hines and lis fragmentary Democratic or anization by nearly 2 to 1 Unofficial returns gave Eyre 12 517 votes to 6921 for Hines The mayor completing his first louryear term ran second only 0 J Warren Bullen GOP candi date for county treasurer who re ceived 12663 votes here The GOP got slightly less than 60 per cent of its total city regis tration of 21587 Republicans to the polls while the Democrats receiv ed about 40 per cent more than their total of 5354 registered elec tors Eyres plurality of 5596 votes over Hines was considerably more than the 3756 votes by which he defeated Democrat Lawrence A Conner four years ago with slight ly more than 70 per cent of the registered voters out COOPERSMITH IRKED The mayor viewed the GOPs ov erwhelming sweep of city offices s an expression of the confi ence of residents in the program if progress for Chester produced iy the Republican administration William Coopersmith Democrat c campaign chairman alleged the victory was bought with dollars and whiskey and claimed he has at least one sworn statemen1 to support these charges It is certain the HinesCooper smith organization was teripusly landicapped in its fight against the long entrenched McClure ma chine by splits in the local Demo cratic party including defection of Democratic City Chairman Vin PolioShots Urged Now is the lime to have your children immu nized against polio Dr Harry C Donahoo Sr city health officer suggests the first antipolio vaccine shot be administered as soon as possi ble with a second shot in six to eight weeks and a third with in three to four months after that Councilman Garry E Boden director of public safety said the recommended program will protect youngsters for the 1960 summer months when the dis ease is most prevalent cent F Sanbe to the GOP camp Hines carried only two of the 47 voting precincts in the city and tied with Eyre in a third He came out ahead 169 to 145 in the 3rd Ward 2nd Precinct and 173 to 143 in the 10th Ward 2nd Pre cinct The score was 8585 in the 9th Ward 1st Precinct TRAILS BOREK The Democratic standard bear er also trailed council candidate Stanley Borek and school board nominee Michael W Pietryka on votes for the Democratic city can diates Joseph Helyenek Democratic candidate for county commission er received the most on the slate here Judgeship nominees Michael Eagen and Al len S Olmsted 2nd also led Hines in the local Democratic balloting CooperEinith who said he had 10 lawyers assisting in checking poll Tuesday declared he will start today to follow upall complaints of illegal polling procedures reported here in an attempt to document the charges Eyre issued this statement I is now up to each of us in the city administration to prove through our very action the fac that we mean it when we said we would provide service to all the citizens of this city tinct minority of Pennsylvanias Meanwhile Rep John B Benshots were failures test Only five of the previous more than 5Vi million voters de cided the issues High Court Ponderin SteelEdict Date of Decision Isnt Indicated WASHINGTON AP The Supreme Court today pondered which way to rule on a backto work order in the steel strike as federal mediators strove anew for a settlement of the tieup The court gave no indication of hen it would hand down its deci ion Three hours of discussions ehind closed doors Tuesday rought no announcement of re ults V 113TH DAY But it was expected generally e court would not long delay its uling with the strike already in s 113lh costly day The ruling will affect both the trike itself and emergency provi ions of the labor re ations law under which the back oworfc injunction was issued two veeks ago by US Dist Judge Herbert Sprg in Pittsburgh The injunction which would end 500000 striking steelworkcrs jack to their jobs for at least 80 days has been held in abeyance pending the outcome of appeal Joseph F Finnegan director of the Federal Mediation and Con ciliation Service called before lim negotiating teams represent ing tlu steel industry and the striking United Steelworkers Union He met separately with both groups Monday and indicated he may try to get them into a joint meeting for some real bargaining today But there was no advance sign that either side was prepared to budge from long deadlocked WELCOME Carroll 2 gives a wel coming kiss to his unconscious brother Danny 6 who is home after six months in a coma at a Nashville Tenn hospital The boy was struck by a truck last May Tennesseeans donated special medical equip ment and two months rent on a new house so that his parents could take him home Tuesday AP Wire photo WORST DEFEAT IN CITYS GOP HISTORY Stassen Crushed PHILADELPHIA Harold E Stassen was dealt the most crushing defeat in Philadelphia Republican party history in Tues days mayoralty election Minutes after he conceded his overwhelming loss to incumbent Democrat Richardson Dilworlh Stassen was telling newsmen and a television audience I may run for political jaffice in the future I am still a young man and plan to be active in politics Dilworth 61 a former Marine in 1051 as a crusading district at torney exceeded his own expecta lion in winning by more than 200000 votes He campaigned on his record as mayor of the na tions third largest city Stassen former Minnesota Gov ernor asserted he would take a brief vacation and return to fur ther his law practice here and to help the Republican party re build and win in his adopted state The 52yearold Minnesota won der served three terms as who crashed the political scene governor in the Im convinced the time will come Ahcn the Republican party will win in Philadelphia and Pennsyl vania and I might be a part of it That day appeared far off if Tuesdays returns were any cri teria Dilworlh polled 432298 voles to 227862 for the GOP standard bearer a plurality of 204436 The previous high Democratic victory was in 1955 when Dil worth blitzed Republican Thachcr Longstrcth by 132706 votes The largest plurality ever rolled up in the city was in 1931 when the Re publicans scored by 338679 Ike to Visit 9 Countries In Europe WASHINGTON Eisenhower announced today h will visit nine countries in Europe Asia and Africa starting Dec 4 Eisenhower told a news confer ence the 19day goodwill tour wil take him to Rome Italy An kara Turkey Karachi Pakistan Kabul Afghanistan New Dclh India Teheran Iran Athens Greece Paris France and Raba Morocco The lour to three continents will in Rome with two days of talks there beginning Dec 4 with Italian government officials Eisenhower also said he hopes to call on Pope John XXH1 Eisenhower plans to return to the United Stains Dec 22 three days before Christmas Tho President will be in Paris three or four days starting Dec 19 for the Western summit con ference He said today he will visit Ra bat Morocco on hisway home after leaving Paris Democrats Win Appellate Posts Also Score Smashing Victories In Keystone States Big Cities By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Jubilant Democrats won seats on Pennsylvanias Supreme and Superior Courts in Tuesdays elec tion and scored smashing tri umphs in the Keystone states big cities They were expected to her ald the results a forerunner of even greater success in the 1960 presidential race Republicans gaining little so lace from the returns neverthe less managed to fight an even steven battle outside of Philadel phia Pittsburgh and Scranton It was from these three cities that the Democrats built their ava lanche of votes that buried the GOPs top candidates EAGEN ELECTED Judge Michael J Eagcn Lack awanna County Democrat was elected to a 21year term on the Supreme slates highest tribunal He said he was grate ful to the people for making victory possible He defeated Su perior Court Judge Blair F Gun ther of Pittsburgh Harry F Montgomery Alle gheny County Democratic judge was victorious in the State Super ior Court battle over Rep Albert stands before the court has ruled W Johnson of Smethport PHOTOS CHARTS ETC j li Elections No I f V J Topic Today j i Therell he a new judge at the courthouse in Media come Jan uary but the man in the mayors chair at the Chester Municipal Building is slaying on These decisions were handed down by the people there are stories on the new judge and the old mayor on Page I today Stories on all elections in the 49 municipalities in the courly arc in todays edition of the Daily pages 2 4 21 22 23 21 and 26 There was a tie in a Parkside contest page a Democratic sweep in Folcroft page a oneround Ixnit between two Ches ter Democratic leaders page 22 and a surprising vote at Tinicum page Pictures Of the new county official family page 21 and Chesters shuffled lineup page Charts Breakdowns of county and Chester voting tell the story at a glance page Theres some nonelection news In the paper today not much Overshadowing these lone slate wide conests however were the mayoralty fights in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh where Democrats retained control with big tri umphs Philadelphias Richardson Dii worth was reelected to a second fouryear term by the greatest majority ever piled up by a Dem ocrat in a Quaker City election He crushed Harold Stassen form er adviser to President Eisenhow er and luckless contender for the GOP presidential nomination by a tremendous 204436vote bulge Pittsburghs new mayor is Jo seph Barr political protege of Gov David Lawrence who was elected to that job four times be fore he quit to take over steward ship of the nations third largest state Lawrence hailed the Democrat ic triumphs called them impres sive evidence of the appeal ol the outstanding municipal govern ments run by the Democrats Besides the states two biggest cities mayors elected in 29 third class communities Republicans and Democrats shared in scoring upsets In Wilkcs Barre Democrats elected their first mayor in 34 ears as Frank Slaltery upset Re publican Tom Evans The GOP evened the score by vinning a mayoralty contest in Titusville for the first time in 12 vears Republicans also threw out Democratic administrations in leannette and Sharon while Democrats ousted the GOP in Leb anon Easton and Johnstown Montgomery ran ahead of his jurist runningmate capitalizing n a 100000vote edge in his home County where Eagen only piled up a 40000 edge to run nearly 200000 ahead of John son a state representative who is Ihe GOP minority leader in the House Here are the judgeship figures with 8162 of the states 9006 pre cincts reported Supreme Court Eagcn 1682436 Gunther 1548271 Superior Court Montgomery 1706703 Johnson 1497350 j Olmsted Bows by 27350 Victor Sweeps 35 Districts Although his majority waspared below GOP expectations Thomas A Curran 58yearold Chester at torney was voted onto the Dela ware County bench Tuesday He defeated Democrat Allen S Olmsted 2nd who had served al most a year following his appoint ment by former Goy Leader Curran choice of the Republi can Organizations War Board last March became the peoples choice by a vote of 93711 tT Olm steds 66361 Actually Curran was low man on the Republican ticket while Olmsted paced his This brought the margin of Currans majority to only 27350 votes compared with the span of41384 of GOP Pro thonotary candidate Howard F Reed Jr over his Democratic op ponent Ruth C Kraft Curran ran 6893 votes behind J Warren Bullen Jr top vote getter on the Republican slate TEMPO PICKS UP Although the campaign for the judgeship was slowgetting under way it picked up tempoand tem per in the final hours Judge Olmsted kept aloof from any direct attacks on his opponent and campaigned on his record and the sitting judge principle But his strategy prid off in only 14 of the countys 49 municipal ities The districts which picked Olmsted over Curran included Norwood Parkside Rose Valley Tinicum Upland Aston BrooJc Ihaven Chester Township Lower Chichester Upper Chichester East Laflsdowne Folcroft Mar pie and Middletown One of the bigger disappoint ments to Judge Olmsted was Swarthmores vote of 806 for him to 959 for Curran In Chester where a bitter intraparty fight among Democrats complicated the campaign Omlsted lost to Curran 12067 to 7334 It was ap parent here that a number of paign Democrats followed the lead of Democratic City Chairman Vin cent F Sanbe who declared him self for Curran early in the cam OLMSTED STATEMENT As the returns made his defeat cetrain Tuesday night Judge Olm sted congratulated his opponent and thanked his supporters in the rollowipg message I congratulate Mr Curran on his victory I hope he will find ihe work on the court as reward ing and satisfying as I have found it I will turn overa clear desk to him next January and trust that he will carry on the fine tra ditions of a fine court If he does F shall be happy to support him when he runs as a sitting judge I want to thank the many Democratic workers throughout the county who have put up such a good fight against such fearful odds I want especially to thank the little band of devoted ama teurs who carried on my personal campaign It was not in the cards hat we should win too many pull the party lever But hey made a sizeable dent and may veil w proud of their efforts Proposal Rejected EASTON Pa Northamp ton County voters defeated Tues day a proposal to create a de partment of health The margin against was no to 16472 yes Senator Snooper No prescription for success will work unless you do Voles for Elephant SALT LAKE CITY Utah Onc voter in Salt Lake Citys municipal election Tuesday didnt like either of Ihe two candidates for mayor Kali the elephant at the Hoglc Zoo received oi write in vote Amusements Bridge Classified Ads Comics Crosword Puzzle Deaths Edan Wright Editorials Horoscope Junior Editors School Page Snorts Television Womens Section TIMES TELEPHONES Want Ads TR 45252 Other Calls TR 66161 30 38 3235 36 37 3R 4 33 it g 37 35 is   

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