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Titusville Herald (Newspaper) - November 21, 1949, Titusville, Pennsylvania Weather SNOW SQUALLS COLDER Details on Page FIVE CENTS Established June 14 Daily Paper in the Oil Paid Circulation More Than 6400 Copies Daily vol as NO 136 TITUSVILLE PA MONDAY MORNING NOVEMBER 211949 Published In Titasville Pa Birthplace of the Oil and Natural Gas Industry 03 Means Associated Press The Drake Well Police Balk Plan To Kill Dynamiter Of Airliner Youth Stages Holdup To Get Money for Trip Dad Crash Victim Shah of Iran on Tour of United States By Tha Associated Press PLAINVILLE Mass Nov An 18yearold youth charged with armed robbery told State Police today he held up a liquor store to obtain fare to Montreal to kill the man charged with blowing up a plane in which his father and 22 others lost their lives last Sept 9 The youth gave his name as Patrick J Parker a Brown Univer sity freshman and said his father was the late Russell J Parker of Rye N Y former vicepresident of the Kennecott Copper Co and r president of the Quebec Iron JrreCaUtlOnS Titanium Co The elder Parker was one of three oc WVtoVt Americans killed when the plane JL cUVCil isJlZClUL crashed at St Joachim Que after compart Gotham J Albert Guay a Quebec jewel er is held without bail on a murder By fht Associated Press charge in Quebec He was accused NEW YORK Nov of arranging for the bomb to be med Reza Pahlevi 30yearold Shah placed in the plane so his wife one of Iran was greeted with pomp and of the passengers could be killed police precautions rivaling a U S She was one of the 23 victims Presidential visit as he arrived to Young Parker told his story of day the planned vengeance trip to The young ruler of more than Plane Lost Carried 30 Children WasTakingJewish Refugees from Africa to Oslo By The Associated Press OSLO Norway Nov Dutch plane with 30 Jewish refugee chil dren aboard was given up as lost today and fear was expressed it had crahed in a wild forest and lake area only a mile from Oslo Hundreds of searchers combed the forests around Oslo in the rain of the Experts See Coffee Prices Staying High Several Years But No Immediate Shortage Cut in Production In Brazil Regarded As Key to Current Increase in Prices By The Associated Press WASHINGTON Nov 20 The American housewife apparently will to get used to paying more for coffee With prices now at an alltime high world supplies for the next few years are likely to remain about the present levels the Commerce Department said today It assured that no immediate shortage is fore department published a 3 The Shah of Iran middle cuts a fine figure as he chats with Mrs Dean Acheson and Secretary of State Acheson at an official dinner in Washingtons historic Anderson House The 30yearold Mohammed Reza Pahlavi will go on a tour of the United States Social Security Tax Due To increase First of Year To Go to Benefits Unchanged Barkleys in Atlanta Until New Law Passes NonPolitical Trip By The Associated Press WASHINGTON Nov 50 percent increase in social insurance go into effect six weeks ATLANTA Nov 20 Vice President and Mrs Alben Barkley drove into Atlanta to night on what the Veep described Montrealafter he was charged with 16000000 subjects was met at Pennfr0m today raising S667 000 000 more as a purelv trip the So560 armed robbery of aliquor sylvania Station by a police detail a year Store lMvPUnif0nned men End Beginning January 1 employers Had Plane Reservation by elevator to the sta employees each will pay 1 State Police quoted Parker as say u Jevel shah was welcomed Percent tax on wages and salaries ing after his arrest bv the band from GovUP to a or salar I was short of money I needed which piayed both S3000 The present rate is 1 percent money to fly to Montreal I had the Iranian and American national Jt has been in effect smce iesys But the honejmooning Vice President did comment on the state of the nation His opinion Good You wouldnt expect me under the circumstances to be pessimistic would vou made a reservation oh a flight tern of retirement and survivors from Boston I was going to Can A crowd of 500 Iranian benefits was started 13 years ago ada because I wanted to get reAmericans were on hand headed The schedule of benefits will venge and kill the man responsible by Ahmed Mehbod Iranian Consul main unchanged I for my fathers man General in New York However under a bill passed by who had the bomb put on the xhe Shah and his party of 20 the House and pending in the Sen plane before the takeoff were accompanied by New York ate both the premium and the State Police said the youth did citys official greeter Grover A benefits would be higher not explain why he intended to go whalen and a number of U S nffjHak nredicted the taxes will to Montreal instead of trtioro It loilPCI tnloT frvim eled with the ruler from Washing 2700000 employers next year re Shot in Erie Still Critical where Guay is Jailed tearing a camels hair coat and or that he knew and planned to go carrying a dark brown hat the Thf 20Two Piemen from Montreal to Quebec on land Iranian potentate reviewed the as shot a war veteran remained in Clyde Marshall owner of the Army band and the detachment of Piesent maximum is 550 critical condition at Erie hospital Cranston R I home where Parker military policemen accompanying it Under the pending legislation the today was staving told police the youth The party was led by a sixcar number of workers afiected may Hospital authorities reported little was deeply shocked by the death motorcade escorted by 50 motorrise to 50000000 and the top emchange in the condition of Motor of his father cjcle patrolmen ployeremploye tax payment per cycle Patrolman Leo May 47 and Marshall said Parker brooded Another 120 detectives were sta person to before 1950 is over Sgt Leo Waldinger 37 They were constantly over the tragedy tioned over the route of the motor they said shot Friday afternoon in the Veter Police said they found the money cade as it sped to the Waldorf The Housepassed bill which a ans Administration office here in R hunting cap on the floor of Astoria towers where the Shah will Senate committee is to take up in The veteran Charles Hartwell 28 Parkers car along with a loaded stay during his fiveday visit here January would apply the perof Erie remained in Erie county hunt was concentrated on Gjersjoen a mile southeast of Oslo where a sharp flash of light follow ed by an explosion had been report ed Aero Holland owners of the plane announced at The Hague that it considered the plane lost and rela tives of the Dutch crew were so informed It had been reported missing last night on the last lap of a flight from North Africa to Oslo Home Guard Mobilized The Home Guard in the districts southeast of Oslo had been mobil ized fay the Oslo radio At daylight planes resue boats and additional volunteers will join the search The plane a twoengined Dakota transport was due at nearby Forn ebu airport after its midday de parture from Brussels where it had stopped for fuel But radio contact with theplane was lost and it dis appeared into the cold cloudy night without a trace It did not have suf ficient gasoline for prolonged flight Fornebu airfield said the Dutch plane had entered Norwegian air security control at 6 p m noon EST and should have landed 15 minutes later at the field The children ranged in ages from six to 12 Dr Leopold Herman a prominent Jewish spokesman here said they were coming to Norway on a sixmonth rehabilitation visit Their trip was arranged by the Jewish Children Relief Organiza tion They were to replace other Jewish children who have staying in Norway for about months and who are now going to Israel situation by Albert M Prosterman and Alice M Taylor of the Pood Branch The two experts said the key to the situation is Bra Julian production which has been going down since the depression years when the South American country burned hills cf coffee it couldnt sell Brazil normally supplies well over half of the worlds needs It is significant for another reason Brazilian coffee is known as bulk4 coffee In almost all cof fees used in the U S manufactur ers use on the average around half Brazilian coffee blended with Coffee from Colombia and other producers to provide the varying flavors Price Jump Explained In explaining the recent price jump the report made these points during 193040 produced around 22500000 bags of coffee every year for export Production for 194950 is estimated at 14400 000 bags the 12 years from 1934 to 1946 the number of coffee trees in Brazil decreased from 3000000 000 to 2100000000 are drinking more coffee now than before the war So are the people in the countries that produce it is moving less coffee to TreeClimbing Rats Invade Citrus Groves MISSION Tex Nov Treeclimbing rats bigger and tougher than those which invad ed tomato fields in neighboring Starr county several weeks are gnawing at 1800 acres of cit rus west of here Grower E M Goodwin who owns the groves estimated today the rats are doing a day damage to his groves Thats a long guess he said but with oranges at per ton on the tree that might be it Poisoned grain which checked the tomato field invasion may not work against the orangeeaters J i All AU rp j A Oaa 32 calibre automatic pistol and a 1 box of ammunition rired AJT Ol The youth Is scheduled to be ar raigned on the armed robbery Tn Wlfp charge in Walpole district court A L lcs xu HC tomorrow morning Fails To Gain Freedom from Penitentiary By Ths Associated Press cent levy to earnings up to jail to await a hearing Dec 2 on thus upping the combined contri charges of assault with intent to billion of employer and worker at kill He pleaded innocent at his ar that level another SIS raignment The higher levy to go into effect JaU officials quoted Hartwell as WICHITA Kas Nov automatically on Jar 1 results from S0rr he Air Force officer attempted to kill m 1948 by the The Sing occurred after Hart his wife and threatened to kill their 80U1 wngress Qrced hig nto the office PITTSBURGH Nov AilAmerican Airways will inaug urate air service into Jamestown N Y municipal airport tomorrow Jamestown is an intermediate point on AllAmericans route from Pittsburgh to Buffalo between Dun kirkFredoriia N Y and Bradford Pa Three flights daily will sendee Jamestown one northbound from Pittsburgh and two southbound from Buffalo AllAmerican said it plans a fourth flight northbound as soon as night landing facilities are installed at the Jamestown air port steady the market In 1949 for the first ttae to more than 2o years the report said there will be no buffer stocks of oldcrop coffee in Brazil to cushion the effect of crop fail ures and other dislocations of mar keting procedures The robable be that to wiu react more sha j child and Himself early today after The extra money wont help the f Lt CoL Arthjr Criswell head T rk n r ias being Government pay its ownbills or f ocal VA Dranch held More DollS for Tots vi Ko leriyo ITP HuHfTttr Ttin fan ic being notified that he was grounded because of the Air Force balance its budget The reason is llim at int for more cutback program Detective Carl taxes paid m for social in hour whae he demanded his Vet Spriggs reported surance and money spent on bene eran pension be increased The officer Lieut Arthur E payments are not counted in employes summoned Chatham 32 surrendered his gun the budget bookkeeping and n the ensaintr battle after talking it over with the de The Governments insurance in emptied his 32 caliber tective and a friend Springs said teke and output is recorded in an uCuve ana a inena WIKC iuiu UUUJUL is icuuiucu in au irtl WASHINGTON Nov mAn ef The detective had other set of books as a trust fund said Hartweil was his from taken three at his wiUl Government holding the rOm the Ik April nis i re eu urn iiuin reiiuoiviiiiido ctriifV1 hpr ixionsv in trusc for tnos6 wlio it plication for a writ of habeas corpus pending from the Air estimate in receipts next year is ex hosltals last week Porce No charge has been filed x Continued on Page Nine Trucking Strike Called Gibbs who acted as his own torney in the move contended that j n T T his conviction in Crawford county Chatham told LoSS m Fire in 1947 was in violation of the 14th her ln T Wlth constitutional amendment which guarantees citizens He claimed he was denied the benefit of counsel at the time he trirl ran JS Injured was charged with burglary auto theft and jailbreaking PITTSBURGH Nov He pleaded guilty to all charges juries werent confined to the play vestigation indicated the loss would erations the walkout called last and was sentenced to 12 years ing field as Pitt finished its foot exceed midnight will not have full effect The State in its answer told the ball season with a 190 win over Firemen from Columbus and until tomorrow and perhaps later court Gibbs declined a lower courts Penn State a 19yearold girl was North Vemon helped the Seymour For the first few hours of the strike offer to provide him with counsel hit on the head by a wine jug fire department in a threehour several terminals dispatched vehicles The State also denied he had been Pretty Marjorie Homan of Pitts battle with the blaze They Were as usual No picketing was reported deprived of legal rights during the burgh a sophomore at Pitt is re handicapped by a strong south The Highway Drivers trial ported recovering from a severe west wind that blew embers for Council and the Ohio OverThe scalp laceration two blocks Employers Association set up headquarters in the Carter hotel to plan strike strategy Against Ohio Firms SEYMOUR Ind Nov CLEVELANDNov dersuicide plan as the solution to fire destroyed three buildings at the Truck traffic on Ohio highways south edge of Seymours business thinned out today The AFL Team district early today and damaged sters Union started a strike of some a grain elevator One person was 8000 workers employed by Ohio hurt firms in longdistance trucking State police said a preliminary in Because of reduced weekend op SOMERSET Nov paper Woman Peggy Reiley her luggage crammed with dolls for needy children will sail for Europe Wednesday aboard the Queen Eliza beth Thousands of dolls collected dur ing a DollsforEurope campaign last August have been shipped ahead to await Peggys arrival She will distribute them to chil dren in England France and Ger many Peggy plans to return in the spring This is her second trip abroad to distribute dolls The form er Red Cross worker gained the title of Doll Lady of Europe when she gave dolls to German children a year ago DIES AT SERVICE STATION WASHINGTON Pa Nov J Dean 51 of Wheeling W Va died of a heart attack to day as he walked into a service station near Washington Challenges Reds deter mine price it added Showdown Looms For Lewis Bridges WASHINGTON Nov new showdown was indicated tomor row between John L Lewis and Sen Bridges RNH over spending a reported remaining in the miners welfare fund Lewis chairman of the three man board of trustees administer ing the fund has differed with Bridges the neutral member over tapping the money The New Hampshire Senator con tends that money collected since the United JOne Workers soft coal contract expired 30 can not be used until a new agreement has been signed between Lewis and Detroit Factory Has MillionDollar Fire Marshall Stassen Others Called PRR wm Restore To Help Solve Chinese Puzzle By The Associated Presi the Dumbarton Oaks conference on CoalBurning Trains PITTSBURGH Nov 20 With the lifting of the Government DETROIT Nov spec tacular fire swept through the ship ping room of the HerronZimmers Moulding Co factory here late to day George P Hughes sales manager estimated the damage at 51000000 ry r AA The plant at 3900 East Outer Drive Department officials disclosed tothere were 44 civilian consuttante cent coal emergency the Pennsyl makes about 75 percent of the metal Georg S medfte SS Vania RsUroad generally wi trim used in the auto industry a Marshall Harold Stassen and Jor advice while the specific polstore trains eliminated under the Hughes said industry other American eaders outside icy B ln a formative stage Ja a new order beginning at a m to Firemen brought the blaze under have all8d in to TnarirtWnn morrow control before it reached the flnd answers to the Chinese One Saturdayonly and four n f S w fy i loir V ban restricting coalburning steam WASHINGTON Nov 20State United Nations in tnins because of the re part of the plant 25 men who participated in a re cent closed door threeday session called to aid the work of shaping a current revision of American pol threeday confer Communist upheaval ence under direction of Francis H Weekday trains will not be restored These were among the group of XSf111 fpnartmnt as permission for permanent with fa rs on means drawal has been granted by the state PuWic utmty Commission Saturdftv at the The Oil City trains are among CT those lev which now is annarentlv in its na meeting was held Oc final stewa ln lts tober 68 Aside from Marshall and Rarn Rurns t u stassenthose taking part included rdr urns m What to do about recognizing the university specialists on Oriental af EOTV NOV 20 m new Communist regime and halting nfftridk ftf intornaHnnni hiiH the advance of Communism to the S flSu a Damage estimated at leveled a rest of the Far East were among sentativTof theAmy War Crttew twostory frame tarn here early to questions put up to them by SecsS tomS oZrSrofK ff retaiy Acheson Their views were nesoitit now ls presldent of the Uni old rags flnd rubtlsh not disclosed but officials said they versity of Pennsylvania Another HUNTER 50 KILLED were UKen fully into account by college president who served as a WELLSBORO Pa Nov Acheson and others involved in the temporary consultant was Arthur A hunting accident has claimed the unma promem o Coons Occidental College Los life of Guy F Helm 80 of Lebanon The State Department has had Angeles Coroner Harry Williams said Htim frequent meetings with representa They were askfcd to make no for was killed yesterday by a bullet lives of organizations concerned mal recommendations but to state fired from a gun held by Clarence with lorelm policy beginning with their views fully and frankly Aieasc of Avon Pa no indication today that an agreement was even close The at WOrk after a 52day strike which also cut down payments into the fund It is fi nanced by a 20cent royalty on each ton of CQal produced Terms of the old been extended in definitely by Lewis while he tries to a new pact from the mine 01 Atomic JrarlCV FRANKFURT Germany Nov 20 States Army officials said today a topsecret conference on atomic energy will be held at Heidelberg Nov 30 and Dec 1 United States Army leaders and atomic experts from the U S Army Department in Washington will par ticipate in the conference at the Heidelberg headquarters of the Army Bishops Plead For Family Stability By The Associated Press WASHINGTON Nov Roman Catholic bishops of the United States joined today in an appeal for restoration of the virtues and practices guaranteeing family sta bility and peace They said the family faces a present danger more fearsome than the atom bomb The bishops issued the statement at the close of their annual meet ing here which was attended by more than 150 bishops archbishops and the four United States cardi nals They called for a just measure of economic security arid for so cial legislation and social action to improve mans economic oppor tunity to enable him to marry early to free him from the peril of unnaturally limiting his family and to afford him some certainty of sufficiently gainful employment and some assurance that death or acci dent will not reduce his dependents to the status of public charges The bishops did not mention Federal aid to education a hotly controversial issue before Congress but they said that the State can not make discrimination among families distributing common bene fits to some and withholding them from others This appeared to bear out the Catholic position that Federal aid should not be limited to public schools The State must respect the rights of the family they said It must not therefore fail to provide op portunities for the adequate hous ing of families for the requisite schooling of children for the use of common benefits supplied through the taxing of citizens It must not discount parental authority by invading the home and legislating upon matters which are of strictly domestic concern It must be neither arbitrary nor tyrannous It must not usurp the right which belongs to parents of educating their children On this score the part of the State is to furnish opportunity for schooling and to see that parents are not recreant in making use of the op portunity on behalf of their chil dren The State cannot force a child to attend this school or that it cannot prescribe courses of study that may involve intellectual or moral dangers for pupils No nation can be greater than its families the bishops continued Another GI Insurance Deadline Due Jan 1 WASHINGTON Nov 20 The Veterans Administration re minded exGIs today that theres another insurance deadline coming up Jan 1 Any World War H veteran may take out a national service life insurance policy or reinstate a lapsed policy before that date simply by providing satisfactory evidence of his good health the agency said It added that a lessthantotal serviceincurred disability will be disregarded in determining good health of the applicant Starting Jan 1 however each candidate for a policy or a renewal must demonstrate that he is an insurable risk Martin Sees 18 Pet Tax Increase If Budget Is To Be Balanced Dr Tslang Tingfu Chinas rep resentative to United Nations tells the UN he will fight any attempt by Chinese Communists to oust him from his post Such an attempt is expected sometime In the near fu By The Associated Press WASHINGTON Nov 20 It Would take an 18 percent increase in individual and corporate income taxes to make up this years an ticipated Federal deficit Senator Martin RPa said today He made the estimate in reply to a statement by President Tru man that he will ask Congress in January to vote higher taxes Mr Truman has estimated that the de ficit by June 30 1950 will be 500000000 Martin said he thinks It will be closer to Taking the Presidents figure however Martin said To close the gap would require an average increase of 18 percent In the Income tax paid by every In dividual and 18 percent in the cor porate tax paid by every business Are you ready to shoulder an increase of 18 percent in your in come tax T I think such a burden chould not be added to the heavy tax load our people are already carrying x x x If there is to be any change in Federal tax levels I favor reducing them xxx The solution lies not in taxing more but in spending less Martin made his observations In a4 speech transcribed here for broadcast in Pennsylvania Regarding the recent elections he said Certainly there was nothing in the Pennsylvania returns to indicate a national trend In the only statewide contest Judge William E Hirt the Repub lican candidates for the Superior Court was reelected in spite of overwhelming Democratic victories in Philadelphia and Allegheny counties Pennsylvanias election was a crazy quilt of strictly local cam paigns and local issues frpm which no general interpretation can be drawn Destroyer Brings in 18 Survivors of B29 Crash Spent Miserable 79 Hours at Sea 14 Able To Walk Off Rescue Ship By The Associated Press HAMILTON Bermuda Nov Eighteen sjrvivors of a B29 crash off the Bermuda coast spent a aiis erable 79 hours on stormtossed seas and some Were dunked in the water when their rafts capsized the planes commander said today Lt Col John Grafale of March Field air base in California the commander and other survivors of the crash Wednesday about 400 miles northeast of Bermuda were interviewed at Kindley Field hos pital The bruised and saltcaked fliers were delivered to the Kindley air base by the Canadian destroyer Haida which had picked them up from the chill waters of the Atlantic yesterday Two of the 20 men aboard tlie B29 did not survive The tail broke off the plane when it was ditched out of fuel It turned nose down in less than a minute One of the men who was killed was hurt by wrecked girders from the air giant The second escaped injury but was unable to swim against the heavy seas The men were lost because heavy swells made is impossible to reach them Crable said Four Taken to Hospital Fourteen of the survivors were able to walk off the destroyer Four were carried to the base hospital One appeared to be suffering badly from shock Lt Cmdr Edward T G Madg wick Ottawa captain of the de stroyer said waves 50 to 60 feet tossed the survivors in their rescue boat which had been dropped to them by a B17 He said the boat rose so high on the waves the men stepped or were handed across the destroyers forward deck without using a ladder Lt Cmdr Alfred AH Kerley of Victoria B C said the men seemed pretty dazed when they were picked up We fed them soup and coffee and they wolfed that down he added The British aircraft carrier Mag nificent had launched Firefly fight er planes to search the seas as it approached the place where the survivors boat had been reported but because of the heavy swells the fighters did not see the airmen The survivors saw the fighter planes however Conditions Miserable The final rescue was not made until Petty Officer Crowley of the Haida saw a B17 circling and re alized it was over the survivors Reporters asked Grable how con ditions were during the time on the sea Miserable was his reply He said one raft capsized on two dif ferent nights but fortunately all the men got back aboard The two men who were lost were Sgt Raymond Breit 32 Arlington Calif who was badly hurt about the head when he was caught by the girders and Pvt Robert Dobson 19 Decatur 111 who was unable to fight the swells and disappeared Grable said Seventeen men appeared in good shape after spending a night on the rolling destroyer Only Sgt Roy Coulter 46 Beverly Hills Calif one of the ground crew men riding as a passenger was ruled not in condi tion for a press Interview He lay quiet and unsmiling on a stretcher when brought ashore but watched the proceedings He was reported suffering considerable shock Tables Turned On President Of Panama By The Associated Press PANAMA Nov Chief Col Jose Remon rose as the strong man of Panama today and forced the resignation of President Daniel Chanis the surgeonpolitician who had held office four months Vice President Roberto F Chiari was sworn in as chief executive at 6 a m after a feverish night of plans for battle Lastminute in tervention of the diplomatic corps prevented the firing of a shot or the shedding of a drop of blood The deposed President observed his 58th birthday at his residence tonight He said he resigned in order to avoid bloodshed He tried to force the resignation of Remon and two chief aides in a battle over monopolies Instead they threw him out of office in a middleofthenight coup while Panama slept Chanis said he ordered the po lice chiefs removal because they held interests in virtual monopolies in the beef slaughtering business and commercial bus routes He said they refused to recognize a Supreme Court ruling throwing the business open to all LAUDER RECOVERING STRATHAVEN Scotland Nov 20 Harry Lauder sat up In his bedroom three months after It was announced he was critically 111 with a blod clot In his right leg and a kidney ail
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