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   Delaware County Daily Times (Newspaper) - November 9, 1959, Chester, Pennsylvania                                CLEAR Delaware County fmll Mtffrt S TEKTEBATDMES TBtf MOKNINO 61 7 J10U1 FINAL 84th 58597 CHESTER PA MONDAY NOVEMBER 9 1959 First Steel Shipments Are Readied Will Mean Little to Customers Supply Mostly Gatherings PITTSBURGH W Major pro ducers edged the first small ship ments of finished steel into deliv ery pipelines days aft er an 80day TaftHartley injunc tion halted the longest strike in steel industry history The early of what was left behind when the 115day strike little to customers already hurt by shortages It still will be weeks before newly produced steel moves in significant amounts CALLED BACK Thousands of the halfmillion strikers were called back to work over the weekend Thousands more expected recalls early this week Steel firms were reluctant to state occurred too fast Most big companies began heat ing ironmaking blast furnaces and steelmaking open hearths 24 hours after mill gates swung open Some expected to get iron from blast furnaces yet today Throughout the industry there was a gigantic effort to get all facilities producing as quickly as possible Customerarmariy closed because of steel shortages pressed for speedy deliveries Producers could count on only 80 days of operations If the labor dispute is unsettled when the in junction expires Jan 26 workers could renew the strike The US Supreme Court figur atively struck the match that re kindled mill furnaces The court by an 81 vote Saturday upheld the injunction that had been stayed more than two weeks by United Steelworkers appeals UP TO CONGRESS Secretary of Labor James P Mitchell in a television appear ance Sunday said it will be up to Congress to keep the mills oper ating beyond Jan 2G if a labor agreement still is beyond reach Mitchell said President Eisen hower would be ready promptly with recommendations to the law makers if the strike is resumed He refused to hint what the rec ommendations might be There was no indication that either the industry or the union was in a mood to make major concessions No negotiations were scheduled The union continued to press for wages and fringe benefits that steel executives said would be in fiationary Workers were earning an average of S3ll an hour when the strike started The companies held on to de mands for contract changes that would give management more say over working conditions in the mills The union has fought this proposal since it was first made Unrest Spreading RAWALPINDI Pakistan Tribal unrest is reported spread ing in Afghanistan as a result of government road construction forcible disarmament of natives and a recent counterrevolutionary crackdown which elders say took 90 lives Given 15 Drivers Penalties for Skirting Bars MARCUS HOOKFifteen driv ers have paid a total of in fines and costs for ignoring detour signs on lOfh street and about an other 10Q autoists face penalties of more than for similar offenses Summonses are being sent dri ers nabbed for going past the igns and barricades around a treet cavein caused by a water main break Oct 25 in front of ie American Viscose plant Justice of the Peace Louis Mon lla said drivers are being as essed fines and costs for he violations So far 15 drivers have returned summonses Seven Cents Tanker Fire and Blasts rii t Kill Captain 7 Others V SHERRILL Crash Victim Broomall In Crash Was Stationed In Philippines BROOMALLVictor E Sherril 3rd an Air Force sergeant from Broomall was one of the 15 per sons killed Nov 7 in the crash of a twinengine Air Fore trans port plane on Formosa on a classi fied flight TSgt Snerrill 29 is the son o Mr and Mrs Victor E Sherril Jr of 2626 Franklin Ave Broom all He was one of the 14 Ai Force men and one Chilian killed Mrs Sherrill said she under itood her son had been on a one week mission and the plane wa returning to Clark Air Force Base in the Philippines where he was itationed Young Sherrill was born in Port Arthur Texas and was a gradu ate of Carson Long Military Acac emy New Bloomfield Pa He re tfle next two days tem ceived his training at Lackland Peratures will be on the upswing A ir m lOrPCastprR KaiH R Air Force Base San Antonio Tex as He saw service at Keesler Fiek Biloxi Mississippi Berlin Airlif Frankfort Germany in 1949 Low ry Air Force Base Denver Colo ompanied by the fines and costs He said he has sent out about summonses Police reported hey nabbed a few more auto sts going past the barricades over weekend and the total arrested in the last two weeks now is well over 100 ONE LANE OPEN The highway a main eastwest raffic artery which runs through he heart of downtown Marcus look was opened shortly after he cavein to one lane of east bound traffic only Westbound raffic is still being detoured up Main street to 9th street Trainer Trainer police had their hands full over the weekend with traffic jams resulting from the detour because heavy rains flooded the railroad viaduct on Main street making the detour route impassa ble Chester Boy Fatally Shot By Brother Shotgun Blast Rips Into CHESTERA blast from a dou blebarreled second one fired at a squirrel by a High land Gardens kil led his younger brother in an upstate gunning accident Satur 32 Close For Date Freezing weather was back to day and there was little likelihood of a resurgence of Indian sum mer The thermometer officially dip ped to 32 degrees at am getting just two degrees away from the alltime low record oi 30 degrees for this date estab lished in 1955 During the next two days tern day Dead is Nicholas W Holmes 17 son of Mr and Mrs Joseph T Holmes Jr of 2743 Forwood St The father said Nicholas dashed n front of his brother Joseph II 14 just as the older youth ired the gun The load from the 12gauge ihotgun hit Nicholas in the back of the neck at a distance of about ive feet The father 39 said the accident occurred about pm Saturday outside Bodines a small com munjty in Lycoming County some 18 miles north of Williamsport Holmes said he and Joseph were gunning for small game with dou 12gauge shotguns Nicholas carried no weapon The three were walking along a road The older youth was in the ead Nicholas was second and the father was bringing up the rear STABTS RUNNING Nicholas spotted a squirrel ind yelled He started running Young Joseph saw the squirrel took aim awd fired one shot As he fired the second one Nicholas dashed in front of him the father said Holmes said his son was killed instantly The older youth went for help while the father remained at the scene Nicholas was a native of Ches ter and spent his short life in the city He would have been 12 Thanksgiving Day He was a 6th Grader at William Penn School Active in Boy Scouts he was a member of Troop 350 Besides his father and older brother he is the outlook calls for showers and a return to winterish weather es another brother David 6 lister Mary Ann 5 his paternal In the interim daytime ents Mr and rn heat up to K today tomorrow Overnight readand his maternal ry Air Force Base Denver Colo 60 tomorrow Overnight readand his New Castle Delaware County Air ff however will stay in the midMr and port Suffolk Air Force Base Long Island Chenute Field HI ProFor hose complaining about the curement School Cheyenne Wyo frosty mornings forecasters Clark Air Force Base Philippines minded that the present weather u mm pattern is normal and things will ceep close to normal for the next ive days The troublemaker that produced more than an inch of rain Friday nisht and Saturday was 400 miles off the Atlantic coast today A ligh pressure system running southwestward from the St Law rence to Texas was in control to day where he went in April 1959 TWO CHILDREN He was joined by his family in July 1959 His wife is the former Joanne Hoffman of Aldan Their children are Cristina S 9 and Richard E 8 The family will re turn to Broomall later this week following military services at the Air Force Base Other funera ar rangements have not yet been made He is also survived by his moth er and father Mr and Mrs Vic tor E Sherrill Jr his sister Mrs George H Irvin of Strafford and his grandmother Mrs Adelaide Sherrill of Broomall The transport is reported to have crashed shortly after taking off from Tainin a big Chinese Nationalist Air Force Base also used by the US Air Force The planes destination was the Clark Air Force Base just outside Ma nilla BOW TO COURT MANDATE Claymont Steel Plant Workers Trek Back CLAYMONT Some 200 steel1 workers were busy getting the Colorado Fuel Iron Corp plant back into operation today The company said it hoped to have two open hearth furnaces turning out steel again by Friday Three departments were back in operation today and the com pany expects to have about 1000 workers on the job by the end of the week Spokesmen said it will take about four or five weeks to bring production to full level Eventually a total of some 1750 workers will be back on the job Some had been laid off prior to the nationwide steel strike when the plant was operating only three or four of its furnaces About 30 maintenance men re turned to work at 4 pm Saturday after the union at a meeting with the company expressed its willing ness to go back on the job under a Supreme Court order for an 80day cooling off period in the strike Another 100 men were back al work Sunday Riggers millwrights pipefitters electricians and car penters arc being recalled first to get the plant in operation and start winterizing procedures The stainless clad department started turning out stainless steel plate today with stock on hand See STEEL PAGE i of Chester The funeral will be Wednesday at am from the Ray F mschweiler funeral home 1600 Edgmont Ave Solemn requiem mass will be sung at 10 am at Resurrection Church 9th St and Highland Ave Chester Friends may call at the funeral home Tues day night Climbers Now Safe KATMANDU Nepal AP A Japanese mountain climbing ex pedition missing in the Himalayas s safe the Nepalese Foreign Of fice announced today A statement said the 32member will return to Katmandu party soon A fiveman search party had left oniy Sunday to look for the climb ers feared lost in an avalanche Cold War Eases Khrushchev Says MOSCOW Nikita Khrushchev says Americans are beginning to understand Russians and this is easing the cold war Some Americans say the only competition between us in the fu ture will be economic and I agree he told reporters at a Kremlin party Saturday night cel ebratingthe 42nd anniversary of Hie Bolshevik Revolution United States Red China and Ro mania Khrushchev 65 laughed off sug gcstions that he join in the danc by his FIRE ABOARD blaze aboard the tanker Amoco ijej was Iulaiiy orougm tied upland aground near a refinery tank today Wirephoto farm on the Houston Tex Ship Chan nel was finally brought under control Taken From Pike Office Safe PROSPECT PARK Burglars borrowed an acetylene torch tools and a tarpaulin from the shop of Bosaccos Motor Sales Inc here sometime late Saturday or early Sunday Then they borrowed some thing from the floor safe in the front office of the garage at 731 Chester Pike ChiefFranklin Hawke of Pros M1U lltj pulieu pect police said the intruders cut three men from the water at the t 19 I ril d 4 Is A A Ambulance Driver Helps Rescue Men Pulls 3 Crewmen from Water After Houston Tanker Blast HOUSTON Tex AP They were in the water screaming for help the flames were drifting down on them No one would go to help them So I thought What the hell and dived in Phil Olivier a South Houston ambulance driver said he pulled Dag Off Tuesday For Tiny Laos UNITED NATIONS NY AP UN SecretaryGeneral Dag Hammarskjold leaves Tuesday to visit Laos and to learn firsthand about the Indochinese kingdoms troubles with Communist rebels He plans 1o return toward the end of next week Diplomatic sources said he might leave a rep resentative to supply further in formation This would give Laos a UN presence for an indefi nite time In a Washington TV interview two weeks ago Laotian Premier Phoui Sananikone said he thought such a presence would keep the rebels inactive out a 12inch square hole with the torch around the dial of the safe to open it They covered the safe and themselves with the canvas to shield the light from the torch as they worked Entrance to the building was gained through an outside metal ex haust and going through a rear window 15 feet above the ground Hawke said The intruders partially ransack ed the office but apparently were chiefly interested in the safe The exact amount taken will not be known until the books can be checked Employes left the garage about 6 pm Saturday 2ND BURGLARY The burglary was discovered about 9 am Sunday by Walla Cochran sales manager when he went to check the building Burglars broke into the place more than a year ago and stole auto accessories Aiding Hawke in the investiga tion arc County Detective Charles Diggins and Fred Evans county identification officer stem of the tanker Amoco Vir ginia which blew up Sunday and killed seven men Still shivering in his damp clothes Phil a student mortician and former junior Olympic swim mer from Lafayette La pointed to the stern of the blackened tanker COULDNTSWIM I was the second ambulance driver here They were jumping off the stern right there into the water One man was screaming that he couldnt swim There were a whole bunch of people here but they couldnt do anything So I dove in and swam to them The water was icy Brrr it was cold he shivered There were flames on the water up there he said pointing amidships and they were drift ing down here I swam around them and yanked them in one at a time One man was burned over a terrible amount of his body An other had a head injury and one had his left side burned They were all in their under clothes They had been asleep when the fire broke out They all said thank you for saving them Olivier saidflames were spurt ing from the ship and everyone kept saying shes going to blow any minute Butno one would do anything They wouldnt even try to save the men in the water SPOTS CREWMAN Sheriffs investigator Hugh Irbj was another who braved tho icy water Arriving at the scene he spotted a crewman in the water who appeared injuredand neai drowning Irby stripped off his trousers grabbed a life jacket and dived into the ship channel He swam about 120 feet handed the man the jacket and helped him put it on The deputy was winded by tho heavy smoke but finally made it back to the docks This is no hero thing he said after being treated for chemical burns on his lungs from inhaling fumes and smoke Somebody had to do it a man needed help Pay Up Or Else WASHINGTON AP Demo cratic National Chairman Paul M 25 Suffer Injuries In Houston 19Hour Blaze Horrifies Port HOUSTON Tex AP tanker Amoco Virginia its platea buckled and ripped by fire artj explosion Sunday claimed ait eighth victim today when city fire man D H Chandler drowned aboard the ship Twenty five per sons suffered injury The fire aboard the 12000fon tanker threatened the heart of the nations largest oil refining and petrochemical center for 19 hours Sunday The vessels captain R R Combs and six of the 40 crew members perished Chandler 28 apparently stepped into a hole in a submerged por tion of the ship SEEK CAUSE Investigators climbed over the buckled plates in search of clues as to the cause of the fire Groups probing the destroyed hulk were the FBI Coast Guard the American Oil Co and Hess Ter minal where the ship is tjed up Edwin R Kremer 37 of Drexel Hill Pa was among the injured crewmen He suffered minor burns and possible respiratory damage The fire broke put less than bur hours before the American Oil Cos 12000ton tanker to il for Albany NY The flames feeding on 135000 arrels of high test gasoline arid uel oil in the vessels bunkers hreatened the heart of the na ions biggest oil refining and petrochemical center for 19 hours before firemen brought it under control LIKE PRAIRIE FIRE It spread like a prairie fire said seamen Joseph R Daley 37 Seattle As it spread a solid wall of flames 100 feet high swept the ship More than 300 firemen who came from as far away as Lake Charles La battled the blaze A blizzard of f o a m i t e finally smothered a main fire in the tank ers forward had held 90000 barrels of aviation gasoline Small fires continued to flicker on the vessels superstructure and a pier alongside The blackened hulks deck plates buckled and its scams ripped BODIES FOUND Firemen found the body of Cap tain R R Combs of Kill Devil Hill NC al the foot of a ladder leading to his quarters The bodies of four crewmen were found in heir quarters Two others were found on deck Memories of the 1947 Texas City disaster that killed more than 500 persons prompted civil defense of ficials to alert the TexasState Guard and order evacuation of the immediate area Fire fighters ashore and aboard a lone fire boat waterin early stages before chemical av tmguishers arrived There would have been no hope for them if the ship had exploded withforce enough to touch off dozens of hi oil storage tanks lining the north shore scant yards away Five explosions did rock the 540 foot tanker docked at the Hess L A 11UJ Ult i IVOS Butler has told state party orTerminal in suburban Galena ganizalions to pay up their camPark Tnc firstcame about paign contribution quotr or face onIV minutes after the fife poorer accommodations at the Drokc out I960 convention PEIPING SENDS NEW NOTE TO INDIA Troop Fullback Urged LONDON AP Communist China has proposed o India that the armed forces of both countries immediately withdraw miles from their disputed border The Chinese proposal was an nounced by the official New China There was no reac tion from Nehru who after the wj nit UJIVIOL Vjllllltl The Soviet leader was in a reNews Agency and broadcast by laxed mood and looked in good Peiping radio his travels to he PROPOSES MEETING that if an appropriate solution is not worked out clashes on the bor VUB v iiw ULltt notes arrival met until midniglitider may occur again with his Cabinet defense commit The note said Communist China tee and the Army chief of staff regrets that India disregards the Ir fjj3rt ti C Ttl nmm ttl f t ti Lt Gen K S Thimayya Pcipings note was delivered to the Indian Foreign Office a few hours after India made public a sharp message sent Red China six x Premier Chou Enlai made the days ago accusing the Commu proposal in a note delivered in New Delhi Sunday to Prime Min ister Nehru Chou also proposed ing explaining ho had never that he and Nehru meet in the im danced because my legs would mediate future to discuss relations not move properly between their two governments nists again of aggression Chous note proposed that the two sides still maintain civil ad ministrative personnel and un armed police there But the Chinese Premier warned basic facts of the boundary question and adopts an attitude extremely harmful to the two countries Red China contends that India has been trespassing on Chinese territory India claims Chinese soldiers have been attack ing Indian forces on Indian soil The note sent to Red China last week was the sharpest attack Nehru has ever made formally against the Communist regime He accused Peiping of aggressive altitudes reminiscent of old im perialist powers against whom both India and China struggled in the past The Indian government pledged once more to continue its en deavor to resolve all cioputes by peaceful methods It ailed on the Communists to rcirovc their forces from Indian territory andj Sports resolve minor frontier disputes by Television Senator Snooper Most women will do anythmjr to be even dye for it Amusements Baby Has Been Named Bridge Classified Ads Comics Crossword Purzte Deaths Edan Wright Editorials Horoscope In Service Junior Editors Patterns School Page peaceful mcthds But the note warned where ag gression takes place the people of India inevitably will have to resist by all means available to them Womens 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