Lebanon Daily News, March 27, 1953

Lebanon Daily News

March 27, 1953

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Lebanon Daily News (Newspaper) - March 27, 1953, Lebanon, Pennsylvania like m hut cant add SlitYEAR Nb 171 icji t Hvt CMti PuMMwr Swfey At Court House Only Two Candidates Present To Personally Draw For Spots Only two candidates for nomination in the primary election were present at the courthouse yesterday to per sonally draw their positions on party ballots And one of the Sheriff Benjamin F firmly clutched a rabbits foot in his left he confidently drew Pill No 1 from a box held by Election B o a r d Clerk Charles B thereby down No 1 position on this Republican ballot under marked Student Musicians own JftenijFit footWound tip offthe list of candi the Four are seeking three nomi iorfull board terms cbn Clerk CharlesI B Meiser Weiss No 1 1 spot cm the ballot in the Republican npm r mi Ten Club Sore At Squealer Hubby PHILADELPHIA UP Nine canasta playing women vowed to day to track down the hungry husband who had their card game raided by police because he was tired of canned The women were arrested on gambling charges when police raided the West Philadelphia home of Mrs Freda Bellmore We were only having a friendly game of Mrs Bellmore told magistrate John F Daly in court Thursday She said the club played every in the home of one of the Each girl puts up if Cantlnncd Ttft Fourteen Ike Pledges More Aid To French In indoChina WASHINGTON Today KINS President Eisenhower today pledged increasedU S military aid to France in an effort to speed victory in the war against Com munists in IndoChina At the same time the President made it clear to French Premier Rene Mayer that the U S expects early French approval of the European Defense Army Both the U S and French lead ers in their strategy talks which began yesterday agreed that a speedup is needed in the training of native troops in both Korea and IndoChina to strengthen the free worlds Western European de fenses The President and Premier to day sought to map plans for step ping up this training of native troops at iistrunWtal triof parti j r VJiy k lAVKA U4J cipated IBthe concert which fijfli be repfatett tonight I UXfUWli UC address on prewar Korean agri c u 11 u re before approximately the annual Rural Urban Dinner of the Lebanon Coun yChamber of Commerce last night in Masonic Hall N Eighth Street The dinner the third sponsored v the local chamber was de iigried closer contacts jetween farm and city elements n the county v Speaking from a wealth of ex on Elerea oubts Railroaders Wife Killed Herself Harrisburg pathologist testified oday he did not think a woman vhose husband is charged with murdering her could have applied nough force to strangle herself to eath On the basis of an autopsy Dr ohn E Kurtz said Mrs Cora Uhler died of strangulation and noxia Jack of He told Dauphin County Court eath came soon after nine feet of woinch bandage was wrapped round her neck and said it is difficult to see howshe could aveapplied the bandage Irvin C Uhler 57yearold rail oader has pleaded not guilty The ommonwealth is seeking a first egree murder conviction but not penalty from the jury of ve women and seven men Dauphin County Coroner Thomas Fritchey also expressed doubt ic 51yearold woman could have dlled herself TROUBLE TO SPARE WASHINGTON Rob rt S Kerr in a letter o his constituents gave this re ort today on the Senate fight on OharJes E Bphlens nomination s ambassador to Russia Ike was complaining abosit hig olf score but he seemed to be aving more trouble with his ohlen Friendly Russia OKs Editors Visit LONDON Russia in the latest of series of concilia tory gestures to the West has granted 10American newspaper and radio editors permission to visit Moscow for a week be the first group of American correspondents Russia has permittedto visit Moscow in six f James L Wick owner of a group midwestern newspapers an nounced here Thursday night that the Russians had granted permis sion for the i He said 10 of the group of 30 editors which he heads will make the Moscow trip group has Ofltinued on County Students In District Forensics Band students from five Lebanon County schools will be among more than 500 students from eleven South Central Pennsylvania Counties com peting in the Southern District Forensics and Music League con tests at Hershey High School to morrow The compeufions are being held todedde will go to the State band finals of the League at Pitts burgh April 24 25 and 26 Several local area groups will not compete because they have alrcadybeen rated superior for this area They Include the Lebanon High sis Personal of winner to help make a better world is a ques v if n tweifSsrtf fsi r vrw CCL i rluerices the spirit ofscience or kriokl and spirit progress JWMau atie v down thewhole shall not dwell tHe accom plishments of everyone knows that withm a hundred years science has created here in the A the greatest1 abundance that has ever existed at any tiirre or place on earth I must make crystal clear what I mean bv the spirit of religion For this is the influence which has spread our abundance into the highest standard of living the common mart has ever known and naslinked our abundance with personal and spiritual freedom The Dawn Of Religion In the long sweep of evolution what we call spirit or J was the latest and certainly the most important element m evolutionary process Breasted calls the moment at which it first appeared Conllnntd on TweUe HOBEKT A MILLHCAN New Polio Vaccine Gives Promise Of Defeating Disease NEW YORK A research scientist gave the American public high hope today that the day is in sight when paralytic polio will be fought with a vaccine to make it as rare a disease as small pox But the scientist who has reached the experimental stage with such a vaccine urged anxious parents to sit tight Careful study and tests still must be made before the vaccine can be pronounced a success or a failure News of the important develop ment came from Dr Jonas E Salk director of the Virus Research of the University of Pittsburgh He is bringing to its AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT Onto Conagu ind Flewin Th Flower ShopDial 21931 FOR LEASE Top Senrica Sfalion High gallonage Real opportunity for able business man CALL 31621 s Lebanon Dally Hews New Office Hours Effective MoKday Open Daily to Smhinltyi U Police Jail Two Teen Age Boys For Taking Automobile A hankering for girls the desire to drive automobiles and the con fessed theft by one of money to finance these activities brought two teenaged Lebanon youths to grief today Chief of Police William P Lynch said that William Charles Heii berger 17 of 547 E High Street and Arik Lashkov 16 of 708 Hazel are held in the county jail on charges of the unauthorized use of the motor vehicle of James A Linthurst of 455 E Cumberland St Heinberger was picked up yester day by city police after Linthurst an Fifi Urges Congress To Stop UsHeadline Hunters WASHINGTON Today INsY Former Assistant Secretary of State Edward M Barrett urged Congresstoday to stop its head liuehunlers and to insist on a mature the overseas information program Barrett head of the StateDe partments information program from 1950 told a Foreign Relations Subcommittee headed by Sen Hickenlooper R that it is doing ah adult constructive job of probing Amer icas counterpropaganda effort He left no doubt that his was aimed at the investigating sub committee under Sen McCarthy which is conducting a parallel inquiry of the information program Barrett however did not refer to nymei Over 3QO Students From 11 Schools lake Pifri In Annual Eviiif An audience of 1250 listfin ers filled the SchooKauditoriiim last night for the first of two public performances of the annual Elementary Spring Concert More than 300 vocal and instrumental music students from eleven city schools were roundly applauded as they performed in a program that included orchestra band chorus and solo selections Taking part were the Ele mentary Band and Orchestra under the direction of H Her bert Strbhman the 5th and 6th Grade Chorus and the 1st and 2nd Grade Cherub Choir under the direction of Mist Catherine Wjlhelm cello anc violin soloists directed by Mrs Jane Fox and Harolc Malsh and brass instrument groups and soloists Talented RoAnn Eby led off this array of talent with a series of The un der Stfohmans openedthe program with six well played which Vseyera other dances Elynor Evans Terrie McConnell Cynthia Habeckerj and r Sally Lau played violin solos following the The next group the Cherub Choir dressed in pinkf and v topped with white charmed the audience with two Fifty grad a dance while the first number on Page gerentaen Hechts Daughter Out Of Play SheBelched NEW YORK 3en Hecht was embroiled today in a real life drama involving his young daughters sudden exit from the play Mid Summer amid charges that among other things she belched in an unladylike Hecht said it wasnt so The exit of Hechts nineyear old daughter from the cast of MidSummer touched off a clut er of charges and countercharges Secht pictured his blonde mite as beset by envious adult actors and a careertrampling action by the powerful Actors Equity Associa Contlnned on Eighteen Auto Workers Oppose LongTerm Contracts ATLANTIC The CIO UnitedAuto Workers sent Valter Aeuther back to the bar gaining table today with orders to teer clear of longrterm contracts vith employers The convention demanded hat the auto industry meet the unions demands for immediate wage and retirement benefits or expect no more fiveyear con tracts as the present one which assures uninterrupted pro duction until 1955 The delegates end their convention today They voted Thursday to bar any future agree ments of more than two years un less current negotiations with Gen eral Motors Ford and Chrysler come out Four Safe On Raffs After DC4 Ditching SAN FRANCISCO DC4 airliner under military charter crashlanded in the Pacific 310 miles off California early today and all four of thE plpnes occu pants took to two life rafts to await rescue The big aircraft was ditched after two of its four engines failed during a flight to the Far East and while its crew was trying to get the plane back to the mainland from a point 450 miles out over the sea Lets than threeHours after the crashlanding one of three rescue planes sent to the scene by the Coast Guard reported back by radio soon after daybreak that its crew had spotted all four of the DC4s occupants in two liferafts the three planes the Coast Guard dispatched three boats tothe rescue alerted ships at sea asking those which might be in the vicinity to speed to the site of the With Murder Oi Berks Co Boy 4 Attorney Henry Koch ofBerks County said or bdged against a woman accusec of beating of her four yearold The Lee Geiger died in Reading JiospitaiTliursday night after uhdergoirig emergency operation to remove a blood clot from his brain Informed of his death in her jail ceU the aunt Pearl Irene Haag 31 of nearby Rocktown said Oh my God help me I didnt want to do it Mrs Haag was jailed Wednes Continued on Is Unopposed lo Head F 0 Eagles Lodge Joseph Mathews Chestnut Street was nominated last nigh for the presidents post Ipca Eagles lodge Mathewsr4s Current ly ti Nominated f o r was Henry Robert S Bender wereinominatec only position 1 contest in the electioniVto be April 9 f weh to and oute guard nominee was NeiLFleischer Wild Game Of Aufo Tag THREE RIVERS Toda INS State police today chalked up to agame called the deaths of three teeriagee one of them a girl Twoyother youths were injured severely when the game drew to a climax on a Jonely country road north of Three Rivers ast night To thrill seeking teen agers chicken is a dare game two drivers approaching each other at high speed each attempting to un nerve the other by being the last o swerve out of the other autos path Troopers said the smash ended a weird game of auto tag which wound along roads and highways or several hours near Three Rivers ast night Listed as victims in the crash were Norene Schug 15 Roland Rice 16 and Lyle Kahler 18 Injured were Rex McNally 19 and Allan Anderson 18 both lying seriously injured in Three Rivers lospital McNally was jiot expect ed to live labbie Congressman Draw In Traffic Spat WASHINGTON Today A congressman and a cab driver pulled rank and badges on each ather in a tralic spat The result was a draw It all started Thursday night when Rep Carroll D Kearns ot angry when a taxi cut in front f the cab he was in Kearns ord red his driver to overtake the cab nd cut him The driver did Kearns jumped ut and told Delma D Johnson lie driver of the other cab to come along to the chief of po ices office When Johnson Kearns lashed his honorary police badge aying Do you know who I am Johnson then took out his mar hals badge which shows that he s a bailiff for a municipal court udge You cant do anything to ohnson told the congressman Im just as good as you are ifoure just The two agreed to settle the dis pute in Police Chief Robert V Murrays office After a conference Murray said no charges would be filed FanaliHiii ahdf sions cpurtrfprVihisf possession jtConUnntayaa V jf Mf fetal 1 bjeen st ed maKs s ear cl wellijtswhites JhatitheTf irst battalionof vonsHife RegimenHaBd V Regiment i ot Infantry Brigade Hea dguariers v St leave three prisoners it thestation and or destroyed tilreo Police said th massacre was part of a carefullj prepared plan Police Superintendent Aiastair commenting on the infbr nation the police by na Uve women that the women had seen some imes their own sacrificedto brutal senseless Society and they remembered that there were women v Allen said police had to re Contlnaed bo Fonrteea South Lebanon farm Sold For A 130 acre farm in South Leb non Township changed hands ecently for aconsideration of according to one of eleven deeds filed for record at the Court nouse today The farm was sold by the First National Bank executor of the state of Maud late f Lebanon to Effie R Bennetch rfyerstown 2 A consideration was lassed for a acre tract of land lartly in Cleona and partly in Ann ille Township The land located on the road rom Route 422 to Hill Church was conveyed from the adminis ratron of the estate of Lizzie S Continued on Pate Sixteen WELCOME CZECH CHECK FRANKFURT Today group of newsmen were invited oday to visit 23 Czechs who Prague Radio says have been nistreated since they arrived in Trankfurt on an unscheduled flight to and then de ided to return home The invitation was extended by he State Department which aid the 23 are living as well if ot better than transient air crews nd are housed in living space ormally provided for 35 airmen Kv M MADJSQN 3Yis sin shfugged off a pemocratic resorution asking an investigatidri the StaterBankiat Apple to Sen Joseph Mc leaders here gave the irn jression they werent worried he was a ood chance neyer coma o Republican majority las been sniotnering Democratic jrpposals with ease since the ent Legislatureopened Democratic Reps EdwaroVMertl md Charles of Mil vaukee introduced a resblution ailing for a joint committee to etermine whether the bank vlj ated state law Both McCarthy and an Appleton ank executive r called tbei resolu ion a political stab coritro ersial senator T I am encouraged to see that he Truman type of New re continuing their smear at McCarthy said at Wash ngton If the left quit ttacking me and startpraising mefor what Im know m not doing a very good UN Hopes Vishinsky Has Rear Peace Plans UNITED NATIONS Y UP United hope ully today for word from Soviet Delegate Andrei Vishinsky that e has brought pfo osals back from con erences with new Russian Prem er Geprgi M Malenkov Vishinsky said after his arrival hursday he would put in hisfirst ppearance today as Russias ermanent delegate He was witched from the post ofSoviet oreign minister to elegate in the shakeup that fol owed the death of Premier Josef talin Alvin Lewis Home Is Auctioned For A threestory brick house at the northwest corner of Second and High Streets was sold at public auction yesterday The property placedfor sale by Palmyra attorney Alvin B Lewis and his wife Ethel Lewis was pur chased by local insurance dialcr Psiil L Strickfer of 705 Avenue Auctioneer for the sale was Paul K Gilbert 440 Lehman Street Bohlen Assured Of Senates Approval By UNITED PRESS A Senate vofe on Charles E Boh len as ambassador to Moscow was expected before nightfall today and even his conceded he would be approved Senate Republican Leader Rob ert A Taft who has backed the nomination predicted Bohlen will be confirmed only about a dozen votes against Sen Joseph R McCarthy R leader of the antiBohlen group said fI have no remote hopes of The chief remaining Issue was JODY FENDER REPAIRS 25th Cr W CumK Sh CM Parficipaiing In Model UN Assembly Two LebahonHigh girls and from Myerstown representing Lebanon County UnitedNations Assm bly being held in Harrisburg tiv day and tomorrow The assembly is sponsored by the State VMCA and is composed of more than 300 delegates from Pennsylvania high schools Tri HiY Clubs who recentiy Won1 a seat on the Youth Govern ments city council at Ijebamin High Schooli end NaricytHorjt delegattss from Alice Home Myerstovm High V thrfsglrjsrare part of tto ;