Delaware County Daily Times, November 11, 1959

Delaware County Daily Times

November 11, 1959

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Delaware County Daily Times (Newspaper) - November 11, 1959, Chester, Pennsylvania CLOUDY Wtttktr i rxMTHATimM MOENINQ I 8 i 6 I 7 8 9 110111 84th 68699 Delaware County FINAL CHESTER PA WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 11 1959 Waiting for Instructions to Push Search AMONG THE FOUR segment of 400man searching party lines up before a fourhour hunt through desolate Birmingham countryside where a 69yearold Chester man had been reported missing The man Joseph Curry 1703 W 7th St showed up at his home this morning after walk ing most of the way Mitchell Eats His Fedora Unemployment Over 3 Million WASHINGTON AP Secre tary of Labor James P Mitchell today ate his fedora made of cake because unemployment failed to fall below three million last month as he had predicted But Mitchell sent a slice apiece to the leaders of the steel strike which kept jobless ness high Pres ident David J McDonald of the United Steelworkers Union and the industrys top bargainer R Con rad Cooper hundred In my predictions due entirely to the steel strike not to vany weakness in our econ said Unemployment in October was 1270000 though employment was a record for the month Mitchell in April predicted that by last month employment would rise to 67 million and joblessness would drop below 3 million When AFL CIO President George Meany accused him of talking through his hat Mitchell promised to eat his headpiece on the front steps of the Labor De partment if he were provec wrong 400 Search for Man Who Headed Home Volunteers Comb EightMile Area Four Hours for Chester Hunter BIRMINGHAM While 400 volunteers pushed through thick 3rush and swamplands in a des olate eightsquaremile area here Tuesday night searching for an elderly hunter the missing man found his way back to his Ches ter home alone The fourhour hunt was touched off when Joseph Curry 69 1703 W 7th St was reported miss ing at 7 pm Sgt Reynolds Comstock in chargeofthe El wyn state police be gan the hunt with 10 troopers The search was called off at 11 pm and several hours latetf Currys daughter reported that he had arrived home safely after walking out of the woods while it was still daylight He walked a good bit of the way and also took two buses to get home the daugh ter Loe Curry reported Comstock had requested assist ance from the members of Con cordville Fire Co Fire Chief Earl Longstreth called out the mem bers of his company and asked Talleyville Del Fire Co to join Aides to the secretary had a hat made of cake so the boss wouldnt get indigestion paying off A tiny table covered with two napkins was set up in front 01 the building entrance On it were three plates and a knife An as eistant brought a large black hat box fastened with a strap and buckle As 30 cameramen and re porters watched grinning Mitchel emerged lifted the light mocha cake with chocolate band from the box and cut three for McDonald the second for Cooper who he said shared the respon libility and the thin nest sliver of himself smiied as he took the first bite but said ruefully This ihows you shouldnt make a bet It is not important to me that I eat my hat because Ive been wrong before he said What is important now that the steel industry is back in pro duction is that every person who has no job because of a steel shortage gets back to work as soon as possible the search mere and Firemen from Els Wilmington Manor both of Delaware and Bethel Fire Co joined the group WENT AT NOON Curry went hunting for small game in Birmingham at noon He became separated from his son See SEARCH Page 4 Chief Rahbis Office Sought NEW YORK A movement has started to establish an office of chief rabbi of America to pre side over the three million Ortho dox Jews in this country Rabbi Joel H Laks of New York said Tuesday 48 rabbis throughout the country are sponsoring the movement It would be a means of resolv ing many of the present differ ences that harass Jewish life in America Rabbi Laks said The post has final authority in ruling on religious controversies for Jews who recognize the office Times Topics Today A slender young pitcher Is Delco Leagues MVP Story and picture Page 22 No question about It little Collingdale has one of Delcos best football players In Ken Johns Ted Talks Page 22 See Page 24 for the Tuesday Quarterback and Page 25 for We Salute the Back and Line man of the new fea tures of Daily Times sports de partment Activity Humming MIL Steel Operations Are Stepped Vp PITTSBURGH AP steel mills throughout the country hummed with activity today as the giant industry gradually stepped up operations following a courtordered end of the 116day nationwide steel strike More than50 per cent of the basic steel industrys 500000 workers are back on the job The rest are expected to be back a work by the weekend Mills are turning out fairli large tonnages of new steel Onlj five days after the US Supremi Court upheld a TaftHartley in US Corp reported mills producing above 25 per cent o capacity The firm said it maj hit 60 per cent of capacity by the De Gaulle Dictating The Terms WASHINGTON AP More than any other single leader Pres ident Charles de Gaulle of France is dictating the terms and timing for an EastWest summit confer swung into production relativelj fast industry sources say it wil JU1J1CU glowillg iegisiauve sunnort be four to six weeks before the for curtailing o futae mi K mlure ence upf mtlun Western Alliance In the 10 months since he has been had become premier in June Gaulle probably has done more than anyone here really thought possi ale to give his country a decisive voice in the formulation of West ern plans and policies He has done it by exploiting French weak nesses as well as strength TO CHECK COUNCIL TALLY Norwood Vote Recount OKd in Two Precincts MEDIA COURTHOUSE Coun ty Commissioners sitting as the Election Board Tuesday approved recanvassing of the vote in two Norwood 4th and 6th The action was taken on the basis of petitions filed by three qualified voters from each of the precincts in queslion The petition ers indicated hey wore particular ly interested inthe vote for bor ough council in which four Re publicans defeated four Demo crats by a close vote in one case by only one vote By filing the petitions now be fore Ihe official count is com pleted it is done without charge If the petitioners had wailed un til after the official count was completed It would have cost for each machine to be checked Arthur C Throne commission president announced that all can didates whose names appeared on the ballot county party chairmen and the custodian of the voting machines must be notified but need not be present No date was set for the recanvass Signing the pclition from the 4th precinct were Clarence Barton Lizzie A Barton and Robert C Doud with Dorothy Joyce Robert Bruce and Jean Bruce signing Ihe 5th precinct petition The unofficial vote in the coun cil race was liam H Mulholland 1249 Jack W Bixby 1240 Robert Robin son 1273 and John R Wolfe 1186 Democrats Horace Reese 1185 John J Dunne 1177 Esther F Clark 1174 and Joseph Lafferty 1114 weekend Jones Laughlin Steel said expects to produce at 40 per cen this week Although the longidled mills 000 School Aid Bill Passed But Senate OK Doubtful IIARRISBURG W The House Tuesday night passed 15436 a plan to pay an extra 55 million dollars in state aid to some 2300 school districts in the Common wealth The measure went to the Sen ate where its prospects were up in the air The Democratic controlled House contends that the money come from the 55miUion dollar tax on stocks and bonds it passed several months ago CALL IT DEAD But Senate Republicans Insist that the tax bill is dead and the financing of additional school sub sidies must come from another possible tax source And only Tuesday Gov Law rence renewed his position to newsmen that he wont approve any more state aid for schools Seven without a tax company it measure to ac Unless they have the revenue I will not sign the bill he said I stand in the same position Ive lad all during the session Ive tried to make it plain and clear so everyone would know from he very start that we wanted to have the taxes to meet the ap propriations Senate leaders were silent on their plans for school subsidies The school subsidy measure scaled down from the 200million dollar price tag it once carried was backed by the Pennsylvania State Education Assn Pennsyl vania State School Directors Assn Pennsylvania Parent Teacher Congress and the Penn sylvania Assn of Chief School Administrators The maximum subsidy base for each teaching unit 30 elementary pupils or 22 in high school would jump from the present to for the 195960 school year and to 69QO for the 196061 schoo year In its original form base would have been Other legislative developments Budget Compromise ment was reached by a House WASHTNGTON gov ernment fanned out 100 inspectors t and 60 chemists today to test cran berries for possible contamination secretarv of by a dangerous weedkiller Only limited quantities of hercranberry scare at a news confer ies from Washington and Oregon ence Monday hflf contaminAmbrose E Stevens vice presl ated but checks wdl be run also dent of the National Cranberry on those from other producing Assn said in New York Fleni areas mills can produce at the norma rate of about 90 per cent Still hardhit by the effects o the strike are the approximatelj 335000 workers who were idled in other fields because their jobs depend on a going steel industry About 20000 of railroaders and coal been called back to work But for thousands of others particularly those employed in industries that use steel there will be a longer period of idleness until fresh steel supplies become available General Motors Corp an nounced it would close the last of its passenger car assembly lines today idling 7100 more workers Chrysler Corp said it has enough steel for only two more weeks Although steelworkers went back to work when called Wheel ing Steel employes showed their resentment Hundreds at Whel ings Yorkville Ohio plant wore arm bands that said USW of A Ikes Slaves At the Beech Bot tom W Va plant some men car ried a sign that stated We shall legislative sessions Yellow Fever May Hit US the jungles and reach the Unitec States next year f uuuatuic a LuuuiiLdi aatu lu Mil Maj Alvin A Therrien said in a weeds in Washington and Oregon press statement that investigacranberry bogs was found tions show the deadly virus is adcause cancer in a rat United States officials are less annoyed than amazed at his oper ation They have displayed pri vately some slight irritation at his disregard of President Eisenhow ers wishes on summit liming But many feel that De Gaulles views are very close to those which the United States has traditionally held about getting to a summit walk dont run Latest evidence of Gaullist di plomacy is to be found in his news conference at Paris Tuesday and the comparison of plans he laid out there with the known wishes of other summit participants De Gaulle announced that Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev will visit Paris March 15 and De Gaulle hopes he will stay about two weeks He also said he wants another Western summit gather ing in advance of the EastWest meeting Almost simultaneously British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan advocate of the hasty summit technique was explaining to the House of Commons in London that he wanted the EastWest meeting at an early dale But no one in Washington thought he had any chance of getting it Macmillan Khrushchev and Eis enhower all more or less favored an East West summit before Christmas DC Gaulle killed that by insisting that the meeting not be held until next spring return as slaves of Ike vancing northward from South and Woman Shot Two Times at Morton tepson Is Held Agencies Speed Cranberry Check 100 Government 60 Chemists in Various Areas S education and welfare who set off the gigantic SOME STORED the Commonwealths budget for the 195961 biennium breaking a fiveweek deadlock The compromise means a cut of between 40 and 50 million dollars from the budget proposed by the UUL Ull ulc J11Citol vimuvK governor The final spending figthe chemical might be found on ure now approximates 000 00 Sessions Berries Buried in Oregon AP Three million pounds of Oregon cran berries are moving into storage Another million pounds were bur ied here because they may have been sprayed with a weed killer that produced cancer in a rat William Dufort said Tuesday Those berries were destroyed not because we know they contain a chemical which would cause cancer but on the merest chance them Dufort Oregon manager of Ore the cranberries bur a month ago were from the 1957 crop and those moving into storage are from the 1959 crop APPROVAL FIRST Not a berry in the 1959 crop will go to market until the Federal Food and Drug Administration ap CAM rr proves it he said He said the SAN ANTONIO Tex harvest this year in Oregon coast Army insect expert predicts yelal bogs near Bandon was nearly low fever will creep back from complete 7 Ho II irtnrJ AC I iiT r i The federal agency said amin othiazole a chemical used to kill Every berry of the 1959 crop 141 Ui LI1U V3J3 ClOp Central America at an average of is segregated Dufort said We I 771TlfC onnn t 13 miles each month Until it was almost wiped out years ago yellow fever was the scourge of southern states caus ing devastating epidemics Maj Therrien an entomobiolo gist for 4th Army headquarters here reports a mosquito variety haemagogus which can transmit the virus was found in the United States in 1955 around Brownsville Tex So far the variety is free of the virus know which were sprayed not utii nit ui Dufort said of the three million three batches of cranberries in pounds moving into the Albany days time Ice Cold Storage Co not a pound will move to market until it is cleared with the Food and Drug Administration Cranberry producers howled for the nf mings action could wipe out the iQmilliondollar Industry He wired Flemming asking that you take immediate steps to rec ify the incalculable damages caused by your illinformed anc illadvised press statement The association is a cooperative Lhat markets 75 per cent of the na tions cranberries under the Ocean Spray label Its president George CP Olsson said at Boston he is thinking about asking Congress to reimburse the industry for 100 mil lion dollars Carleton I Pickelt executive secretary of the MassachusetL Farm Bureau sent a telegram to President Eisenhower asking him to fire Flemming QUARANTINE ACTION In the confusion a number o grocery chains took all cranberry products off their shelves Ths Washington state director of agri culture asked the statesgrocers to do likewise There was similar quarantine action in San Francis co and British Columbia At least one big chain First Na tional said it would go on selling cranberries because all its berries came from Massachusetts New Jersey and Wisconsin Flemmings announcement said there was no reason to suspect berries from any place but Wash ington and Oregon which produce about 10 per cent of the crop Massachusetts growers stand to lose most from the scare since they produce almost half the crop Flemming said improper use ol weed killer aminotriazole had resulted in contamination of part of the 1959 crop on the West Coast The drug fed to rats over a two year period caused cancer of the thyroid The Food and Drug Administra tion which is part of Flemmings to department sent its beefed up staff to 17 district offices Complicating the checking pro cess was the fact that the tc for and aminolriazole is long and com plex Two chemjsts can test only W are segregating under special storage every cranberry that was sprayed or where there was any possibility of it being sprayed Heads US Steel NEW YORK jn Englishborn Leslie B schoolboy Worthington clerk in a once a general store is the new president of US Steel at the age of 57 PHILIPPINE VOTE WATCHED Garcia Foes Take Lead MANILA AP President Carlos P Garcias vbig well ticclcd Nacionalista parly machine began piling up election leads from remote areas of the Philip pines today But five of Garcias opponents still led in the battle for eight scats in the national Senate With about a third of the votes in Tuesdays nationwide election reported Garcia candidates were pushing opposition leaders But the presidents hopes for reelec tion in 1961 were not helped by a strong antiGarcia vote in the cities FAR DOWN LIST Garcias own righthand man former Executive Secretary Juan C Pajo was far down on the list of senatorial candidates in 14th place The top eight will be elected Counting was expected to con tinue into Thursday There was no possibility of the government losing the 24member Senate since it controls 13 hold over seals But the election of the eight senators and provincial and local officials throughout the na tion was walched for clues to the next presidential race Foes of the president who charged graft and corruption in administration ranks swept to re sounding victories in the two key cities Manila and Ccbu Colorful Mayor Arsenio II Lac son won a smashing thirdlerm victory in Manila enhancing his presidential chances A dissident Nacionalista he has called Gar cia a nalional disaslcr Opponents of the president also led by a wide margin in the Cebu races for mayor and governor of the province TWO GROUPS The opposition divided into two groups the Liberal party and a coalition called the Grand Alli ance the latter led by disciples of the late President Ramon Mag saysay The Nacionalistas had frankly pinned their election hopes on the rural vote The government had poured money inlo public works projects in the remote areas Nacionatista ward heelers deliv ered the votes in blocks and fur nished picnic lunches for their peasant supporters Two shooting deaths were re ported Otherwise the polling went off in relative peace and quiet in contrast to previous Philippine elections and to the bitter cam paign which claimed more than 40 lives In the senatorial race young Ferdinand Marcos vigorous Lib eral leader and a presidential prospect led from the start The next seven candidates In order were former Vice Presi dent Fernando Lopez a Garcia supporter Sen Mariano Cuenco a bitter foe of the president Estanislao another Liberal Raul Manglapus and Emmanuel Pelacz both from the Grand Alliance Lorenzo Tanada another Garcia man and Eulo gio Rodriguez 75yearold senate president and titular heal of Gar cias party Communism was not an issue in the campaign and no leftwing candidates entered All Philippine parties are proWestern and con serVative The president pushed politics aside briefly today at word that his only child Linda Garcia Campos had given birth to her first baby a 6pound 6ounce girl Linda and her husband Fernan do Campos returned from the United States during the summer after a year in Boston where he attended Harvard Law School and she went to Radcliffc Condition Reported Both Engage In Argument MORTON A 34yearold worn an is in quite serious condition it FitzgeraldMercy Hospital today ollowing a shooting here early his morning The victim is Mrs Clara E Martinelli who reportedly lives in the 1600 block Oxford St Phila delphia She was shot twice passed through her upper eft arm while the second pierced her right side and is believed to be lodged in her right lung Hospital authorities said bullet will be removed as soon as thevictim is able to undergo the surgery involved Being held at Broadmeadowf Prison is the victims stepson Jerome J Martinelli 17 who lives with his father Vincent at E Baltimore Ave where shootingoccurred The youth is in the custody of juvenile author ities Morton Patrolman Diederich von County De tective Charles Diggins said the ispectsaiJfnre father who runs a hpagie shop in Collingdale was notat homeat the timeof the incident TOLD OF PROWLER According to the youth he was awakened from his sleep at am by Jean Mack who also lives at the E Baltimore Ave address and was told someone was prowling at the rear of the home The youth said he got up and took his fathers revolver a 38caliber fiveshot weapon from under the mattress Then he continued he strap ied on a holster and gun belt iVith the gun drawn he walked down the stairs to the first floor where he said he saw his step mother in the dining room An argument between the two ensued he said and when he tried to put the gun away they ot into a tussle He said he at tempted to throw the gun on a nearby table but his stepmother stood behind him holding his arms During the struggle two shots were fired FALLS ON FLOOR The woman staggered back and fell to the floor in the kitchen The youth said he then called his father at the hoagie shop and shortly thereafter police were summoned In addition to von Tanhausen and Diggins police from Ridley Township Swarth morc and Springfield took part in the investigation The woman was taken to Fitz craldMcrcy Hospital by ambu ance Later when questioning he athcr and the Mack woman po lice turned up a second small automatic of German man the father said he found on the kitchen floor The weapon was wrapped in a paper towol When shown the weapon at the hospital Mrs Martinelli said she had never seen it before and denied that it was hers Police said she admitted had argued with her stepson but denied that a struggle took place She said she was 810 feet away from the youth when the snooting occurred Senator Snooper Why is it hat a woman who can put a Uny thread through the eye of a needle has rouble petting a small car Into a big garage Amusements Bridge Classified Ads Comics Crossword Puzzte Deaths Edan Wright Editorials Horoscope Junior Editors Marriage Licenses Patterns School Page Sports Television Womens Section 33 3839 3S 4 34 17 6 39 3S 20 22 24 2S 7 18 17 ;