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   Delaware County Daily Times (Newspaper) - November 6, 1959, Chester, Pennsylvania                                SHOWERS Fill Wtatker Itpirt I TEMFEBATHBE9 THIS MOBNlNCt 4 6 7 8 9 110 111 Delaware County FINAL 84th 58595 CHESTER PA FRIDAY NOVEMBER 6 1959 Seven Cents Steel Strike Goes Into Its 115th Day m No Sign Anywhere Of Accord Morse Favors Stronger Law WASHINGTON AP The gteei strike today entered its 115th day with peace talks at a stand still and not a sign from any di rection that a settlement might be rear The the deadlocked industry and union negotiators still awaited the Supreme Courts decision whether to sustain or knock down a TaftHartley law in junction ordering the 500000 strik ing steel workers back to their jobs for 80 days HELD IN ABEYANCE Whether the ruling would come today or later remained the courts own secret The govern ment obtained the injunction in federal court in Pittsburgh more than two weeks ago but it has been held in abeyance pending the outcome of appeal Sen Wayne Morse DOre an nounced he will ask Congress next year to give the President potent new powers to halt strikes threatening to create national emergencies He said lie will introduce a bill to provide alternative procedures Under one approach in the Morse plan the President would be empowered to appoint an emer gency board with authority to is sue an order settling a dispute after holding hearings and an nouncing findings The alternative procedure would let the President seize and operate closed plants subject to congres sional veto of his action within 10 davs under law may beis sued for not more than 80 days and the courts have no authority UTILITY POLE SHEARED Three Men Killed In Fiery Jet Crash TACOMA Wash Navy jet training plane faltered on a takeoff from nearby McChord Air Force Base Thursday and side slipped to a fiery end in a base parking lot Three men were killed The dead were Marine Lt Cols Charles E Kollman 39 and John Skorich 41 both attached to the Continental Air Defense Com mand Colorado Springs Colo and John H Lundeen 28 a Seat tle truck driver whose moving ve hicle was hit by flying debris Kollman from New Matamoras Ohio and Skorich from Taconite Action Asked on Lynchers US Enters Parker Case Minn were en routefrom Me hord to Colorado Springs The plane a TV2 first cut of a utility pole as it flashed earth ward It began disintegrating It sheared through a tree Burning chunks of wreckage set two sup ply buildings afire Twentyfour unoccupied cars were damaged as wreckage splattered the parking lot One piece of wreckage whirling through the air hit Lundeens truck as it moved along a base road parallel to the landing strip A huge ball of flame enveloped the truck WASHINGTON AP The Justice Department had waited for action by a Mississippi grand jury but no action came Now the department will seek federal court action against the lynchers of Negro Mack Charles Parker Acting Ally Gen Lawrence E Walsh announced Thursday night that the US attorney in Jackson Miss had been told to take steps toward presenting the case to a federal grand jury Parker a 23yearold Lumber ton Miss Negro indicted for rap ing a white woman was dragged screaming from his cell last April His body was found later in a Unaware of Rigging Before August 1958 CBS President States Kidnap Suspect in Bellevue Wanted by Police In Marple Case MEDIA E Dillon 53 a New York effi ciency expert wanted for an at tempted kidnaping in Marple is in Bellevue Hospital New Yorl City for psychiatric examinations An extradition hearing for Dil Ion be posl poned Thursday and was resched 800 Layoffs AtReynolds CHESTER Approximately 800 workers at Reynolds Spring Co 3rd St and Morton Ave laid off this week due to material shortages caused by the nationwide steel strike John Pyzowski plant mana ger said about 200 employes will be on furlough for the duration of the steel strike The other 600 workers at the factory laid off Thursday will be off all next week returning to work Nov 16 Pyzowski said The plant makes auto seat iprings for Ford Motor Co uled for Nov 16 Marple and Delaware County police who went to New York Thursday said they were una ware the hearing had been can celed until they arrived there They said New York police had not notified them of the postpone ment because they also did not know Dillon was hospitalized Dillon is charged with the at tempted kidnaping Oct 1 of Rob ert G Scott fouryearold son of Mr and Mrs Raymond P Scott of Marple road Marple He was traced through n auto license number memorized by the boys governess who balked the kidnap attempt The New Yorker originally re fused to waive extradition and ac tion was postponed to permit Del aware County authorities to get extradition papers signed by Gov Lawrence Times 1 Topics T J I Loday i J i Two Chester High basketball players have rated AUAmerican scholastic basketball selection Storji related story and pic tures Page 16 Marple Newtown High has a unique football team Ted Talks so does Lou Tiger Bond Page 16 Theres a story and picture about a nonrigged TV quiz show on page IS to extend or renew them if the cooling off period fails to bring a settlement Critics call this a serious weakness in the law NO DATE Joseph F Finnegan federal mediation director announced no date for bringing the rival man agement and union negotiating teams together for more faceto face bargaining He said there would be no point to it until tech nicians representing both sides have finished their efforts to agree on the cost some of the things the union has demanded and the company offered The mathematicians were reported still far apart on their estimates All concerned said privately that even such an agreement wouldnt necessarily mean much because It would not touch on a major is sue the companys demand for more leeway in changing work rules it considers wasteful or in efficient The union argues that to grant this would open the way for companyordered speedups and an end io many gains achieved by the workers through years of bargaining Cyclist Hurt In Collision SPRINGFTELDTodd H Gab riel 40 of 338 Pershing Ave Col lingdale was injured at am today when his motorcycle crash ed into a car on Baltimore pike throwing him into the road Gabriel was taken to Fitzgerald Mercy Hospital in the SpringfieL ambulance and was detained fo Xrays of a possible leg fracture Police said the cycle going wes oti the pike struck an eastbouin auto driven by Joseph Milliga of 511 Lakeview Dr Ridley Park as the car made a left turn int a service station near Norwinde drive 3 Children Rescued From Fire FOLCROFT A milkman fore man on his early morning deliver es helped carry three small chil dren from their smokefilled home n Delmar Village at am oday Frank Verna 924 Del view Dr elmar Village employed as a oute foreman for Turner Wescott Vawa Dairy Farms ran into the louse when he raw imoke pour ng out of it Just about the same time the owner Mitchell A Barrett Jr 1977 Carter Rd was awakened by the smoke and discovered the iving room sofa on fire His wife Eleanor was roused and her screams wakened a next door neighbor Thomas Morgan 1975 barter Rd who helped Barrett ake the burning sofa out of the house Both Barrett and Morgan were taken to Taylor Hospital in the Folcroft ambulance and treatet for second degree burns of the hands The rescued children were Nan cy 8 Tommy 5 and Drew 2 Folcroft Fire Co responded to the alarm Firemen said most o the damage in addition to the ruined sofa was from the smoke Barrett employed at RCA in Camden NJ works the late shif and had retired about 2 am river Initial Mississippi reaction to the newest federal move was hos tile Judge Sebe Dale in whose court the Pearl River County Grand Jury made its report said he didnt think the Justice Depart ment had a chance to get an in dictment They seem hell bent to punish us about everything that comes p Judge Dale said They want o carry it to the last degree Justice Department officials de lined to say whether they would try to indict the lynchers under he kidnaping law with its death enalty or under civil rights laws their lesser penalties The decision to enter the case marked a sharp reversal for the department After a monthlong investigation by the FBI last May Justice Department officials said here had been no evidence of vio ation of the federal kidnaping law recause the lynchers apparently lad not crossed a state line The FBI report then was turned over to Mississippi But the 378 page report which reportedly identified the men involved was not considered by the local granc jury Dist Atty Vernon Broom labeled the report hearsay The grand jury could have the report if it desired he said The 18man jury reporting Thursday did not hand down any indictment in the case In Jackson Gov J P Coleman and Atty Gen Joe Patterson had no comment on the Justice De partments decision to reopen the case BURNING PLANE This twinengine plane caught fire Thursday as it started to take off from Burke Lakefront Air port near downtown Cleveland O Using the steps in the midsection of the plane five passengers and the pilot escaped the burning craft No one was injured The plane was owned by Columbus Avi ation Inc and was piloted by Harry Snow of Dayton AP Wirephoto Suit Filed By Mother Of Victim PHILADELPHIA Mrs Anna Tsangarakis mother of a Greek tailor allegedly murdered at sea lied suit today in U S District ourt for 5200000 damages in the death of the youth Georgios in The action is against two British irms an American transport company and the Greek captain of the S S Nikolas Mrs Tsang arakis of Crete now is staying in Long Island N Y pending out come of the suit The sailor was found hangec aboard the freighter Nov 161957 off the Florida coast and subse quently was buried in a Yeadon cemetery A Delaware County coroners jury last Aug 18 listec the death as murder after an au lopsy of the body exhumed 18 months after burial showed the larynx had been removed and the throat stitched together Policeman Killed PARIS AP One policeman was killed and another woundec today in a running gunfight with an Algerian band that opened fir near the crowded Place de 1 Republique KENNEDY FINDS IT IN CALIFORNIA Baby Burned By Coffee RIDLEY PARKA 19month old baby is in Taylor Hospital today in serious condition from second degree burns suffered when she pulled over a coffee pot in her home this morning The chiM Barbara Anne Kug elman 209 Stony Hill Rd was brought to the hospital at am by her father Philip Ac cording to hospital authorities the baby had second degree burns over per cent of her body Her abdomen chest arms right hand and upper part ol fcer legs were scalded Political Gold Editors Note Relman Morin ulilzer Prizewinning Associated Press reporter has been in Calif ornia several days interviewing political leaders and studying the rassroots activities of Sen John F Kennedy Here he describes the California dilemma facing the Massachusetts Democrat By RELMAN MORIN LOS ANGELES AP John F Kennedy struck political gold in four days of prospecting in California Top Democratic leaders includ ing Gov Edmund G Pat Brown generally agree about that today But his very success sharpen the dilemma that now confronts the Massachusetts senator Should he enter the winnerlakeall Calif ornia primary next June and go or its glittering 81 votes in the democratic presidential nominat ng convention The question pivots on another s he strong enough to beat Brown SOME DUBIOUS Some California Democrats say e is Others are dubious Ken nedy himself said he would be reluctant to enter the primary This in spite of the compliments echoing here as Kennedy headed into Oregon loday He had a big success said Brown I admire him ver much But the governor said in an in crview it lias not caused him lo reassess his own position He says almost all the party leaders in the state want him to go to the con vention as its favorite son A highly successful trip said State Chairman William Munnell He made many many friends in California The most effective campaign ing hes ever done in the state said Paul Ziffren national com miltccman BIG CROWDS Kennedy drew big crowds at al most every stop They grew visi bly warmer as he spoke The re ccplions at the University of Calif omia at Los Angeles and the Uni See KENNEDY Page 50 Parents Summoned To School Chester Township Police on Duty CHESTER TOWNSHIP Some 0 parents reportedly were sum moned to Franklin School today n an effort to end the chronic problem of afterschool fighting among the pupils and other dis ciplinary problems within the school Cathryne L Luther principal nvoked a strict news clamp on he session Calling it strictly a school problem she refused to divulge the nature of the meeting or its results But several parents told the Daily Times today that they had been ordered to the school under threat of having their children suspended if they did not attend It was understood that the meeting was called at the insti gation of Chester Township police and Miss Luther Patrolman John Stanowski who attended the meet ing was not available for com ment afterward But reports have it that todays session was for the purpose o issuing a cease fighting ulti matum to both parents and chit dren POLICE ON DUTY Parents have charged that con ditions have become so tensi within the school that police have been on duly daily since the fal sessions began At the same time it was report ed that fights which start among ivipils after school wind up ir reeforalls among the parents a night Parents of some of the pupils have claimed that their children vere mistreated by teachers and hey said the presence of police Kiddie City Seeks Restraining Order Asks Media Court to Prevent JPs Enforcement of Sunday Blue Laws MEDIA COURTHOUSE un uccessfu in having a federal court restrain a Newtown Square ustice of the peace from enforc ng the states Sunday Blue Laws a Darby attorney has turned to he Delaware County Court to lock further prosecutions until the egality of the laws has been de ermincd The latest legal action in the battle between Nelsons Kiddie Inc and the justice of the peace Vram Nedurian Jr shifted when Melvin E Caine at orney for the store Thursday ask ed the court to issue a preliminary njunction to restrain Nedurian and to declare the measure un constitutional Today Nedurian who has been tabbed the fighting squire came into court in an effort to prevent issuance of an injunction Nedur an also a Delaware County law yer handed up preliminary ob jections based on the fact that the federal court has already tak en jurisdiction and refused to is sue a preliminary injunction in the mailer The court decided to hear the question during Argument Court the week of Dec 14 Last Saturday three US Dis trict Court judges refused to is sue a similar injunction against Nedurian and according to Caines latest suit 40 additional informa tions have been filed with Nedur an charging other retail establish ments throughout the county with violations In his complaint Caine declares that if the law continues to be en forced it will result in mass pros ecution of Kiddie City and others and cause a multiplicity of suits and appeals He charged that many of the stores customers cannot shop on other days and pointed out the Blue Laws are not being enforced in other areas including Philadel phia He contended that a substantial part of the firms business is transacted from noon to 6 pm on Sundays and that further prose cution and imposition of fines would force the store to close on Sundays The chains Delaware knmty branches were closed last Nedurian has said he intends to ce that the law is enforced pond ng the final outcome before the federal court But Then He Acted Promptly Differs With Kintner on Law WASHNGTON Frank Stanton president of Columbia Broadcasting System told House investigators today he was com pletely unaware of TV quiz show irregularities before August 1958 and then acted promptly to throw the offending programs off the air One program he said was can celed within a week and action taken against three other quiz shows within six months of the time he first learned something was wrong As the concluding witness in a House investigation of television practices and quiz shows Stanton acknowledged that in the face of what we know now we didnt ex ercise due diligence But hindsight is always per fect he added BITTER PILL Asserting the TV quiz show scandals have been a bitter pill for us to swallow Stanton de clared it is now up to the broad casting industry itself to assume chief responsiility for correcting the industrys ills As the windup witness before a House subcommittee investigating television quiz Shows and other practices Stanton declared We believe that legislation isno cure all for these ills and hat the pri mary responsibility lies with the broadcasting industry itself CBS is moving forward in that convic ton Stanton did not go all the way with the position taken earlier by Robert E Kintner president of the National Broadcasting Co who advocated enactment of leg islation making it a federal crime to rig TV quiz programs He told the subcommittee that while such a step might be desir able legislation of itself is not a sure preventative as is proven by the continuation of crime de spite stringent criminal laws Stantons testimony also re inforced the CBS placed in effect last month banning all big money quiz and giveaway shows from the network We were forced to the conclu sion that we could never be sura about these programs as present ly conceived he testified There gave it the aspect of a reform school Coyle Claims He Was Asleep PHILADELPHIA Coyle claims he was home sleeping when policeman James Kane was killed Coylc was the first person to take the stand as he defense opened its case Thursday in the murder trial of he 2IyearoW Philadelphian who is accused ol firing the fatal shot thai killed Kane last June 5 Senator Snooper The problem isnt making ends meet but to try to get them to overlap Amusements Bridge Classified Ads Comics Crossword Puzzle Deaths Edan Wright Editorials Horoscope In Service Junior Editors School Page Sports Television Womens Section 24 1923 24 25 24 J 20 n fi 25 14 24 n 11 1618 7 8 9 TIMES TELEPHONES Want Ads TR 45252 Other Calls 66161 is always the danger that these programs may be rigged in one way or another Stanton said he was completely unaware of irregularities in CBS quiz shows until August of last year When gossip about quiz shows in general came to my attention I was assured by our television network people that these shows were completely above criticism of this kind the CBS chief said With benefit of hindsight it is now clear that I should have gona further We are not looking for a scape goat on which to brush off our own shortcomings he added MANY OPPOSED HOWEVER Students at Columbia Rally for Van Doren NEW YORK AP Columbia University students held a demon stration on the campus Thursday night demanding that Charles Van Dorcn be rehircd as a teacher However many attending were antiVan Doren About 400 demonstrators milled about in front of the mens dor mitories shouting We want Charlie back TROMBONE SOLO From a dormitory window came a trombone solo of Charlie My Boy Earlier nearly 1000 students signed a petition asking reinstate merit of the 33yearold former assistant English professor Co lumbia dropped Van Dorcn last Monday after his testimony be fore a congressional subcommittee in Washington He admitted tak ing part in the rigging of the quiz show TwentyOne Columbia student Leslie Mogcn one of the organizers of the move ment to get Van Dorcn back on Ihe campus said dont con done his action but we also feel that a man of his intellect and ability should not be denied an opportunity to give his talents to society During the demonstration a heckler quipped he Van Doren could give a course in quiz shows NEW LOOK Manhattan Dist Ally Frank S Hogari said Thursday thai a grand jury will take a new look into the TV quiz scandals There were about 300 who ap peared in the investigation in our office said Hogan About 150 appeared before the grand jury Maybe 50 told the truth Van Dorcn was among the grand jury witnesses   

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