Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
Titusville Herald (Newspaper) - March 5, 1964, Titusville, Pennsylvania Changing to Snow Western Pennsylvania Windy with showers and thundershow ers early this morning changing to scattered snow flurries mostly north portion in afternoon Tem perature kwerjng to 30s this af ternoon Much colder at night low 20 to 25 Friday fair and con tinued cold temper atom M Page Five TEN CENTS Published in the Birthplace of the Oil Firtt Daily Paper in the Oil 1865 TITUSVIEjUE PA THURSDAY MORNING MARCH 5 1964 THE DRAKE tLNTroops Mediator To Be Sent To Cyprus Requests Sent To Five Nations For Troops 10000 Goal By MILTON BESSER UNITED NATIONS UN Security Coun cil unanimously authorized Sec retaryGeneral U Thant on Wednesday to send a peace force and mediator to Cyprus for three months Thant sent formal requests immediately to fivecountries to supply troops He Amoved swiftly also for agreement oh a mediator He called in delegates Cyprus Briuki Turkey and Greece for separate conferences on this and other aspects of Cyprus The requests for troops went to Canada Sweden JF inland Ireland and Brazil A spokes man for Thant said that useof British on Cyprus enforcing a shaky also was contemplated The goal is a 10000man force The spokesman said replies to the request were being awaited New violence flared on Cy prus between Turkish and Greek Cypriots before the coun cil acted Two Turkish and one Greek Cypriot were before British forces order A Turkish Gypriot leader expressed hope the force would be dispatchedas quickly as pos sible v i By approving a compromise resolution the council hopedjo end the threat of war in the Bandits Caught in Act A hidden camera produced this bank robbery scene in Montreal Que and now both men are behind bars identified and convicted US Rejects Castro 1 Reversal on Water To Pay Bounty For City Wolves TROMSOE Norway This North Country city of 15 000 will pay a bounty foreach wolf shot within the city limits by clashes between Greek and Tur kish Cypriots on the island re public Greece and Turkey partners in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization took oppo site sides In Washington President Johnson saluted the council for taking peace a major step The United toward States played a leading part in diplo matic efforts to avoid a clash that might disrupt NATO Tension remained high in Athens There were more anti American demonstrations and the US Embassy announced cancellation of a visit to the Greek capital by ships of the US 6th Fleet Greece request ed the cancellation Million Peace Corps IsOKd So He Loses Year In Dollars AP Con gress authorized 5115 million Wednesday for the Peace Corps the full amount asked by the Johnson administration House passage by voice vote Indiana Man Questioned In jBombings FlL Federalauthorities Indiana laborer Wednesday with a Jacksonville race bombing and questionedhim about blasts that wrecked railroad trains and an Alabama church William Sterling Rosecrans 30 denied any connection with a series of dynamitings that de railed freight trains of the strikebound Florida East Coast Railway He was quoted as admitting he was in Alabama last fall when an explosion blew apart a Birmingham Negro church kill ing four children Sept 16 1963 Sheriff L 0 Davis said Rose crans signed a statement admit ting he bombed the Jacksonville home of a 6yearold who is the only Negro pupil at an elemen tary school racially integrated by federal court order Nightmare For Adtdts BALTIMORE AP Some children dream of being buried in ice cream and eating their way to freedom When it happens to adults in a reallife accident the dream WASHINGTON Minister FidelCastro has of fered to restore water service to the US naval base at Guan tanamo The United States gave him a quick turndown Wednes day Cuba considers the incident of the water xat Guantanamb Bay closed and is ready to sup ply the base with water once again Castro told foreign newsmen at a Moroccan Em bassy reception in HaVana It is lip to the Americans to use said State Department officials in formed of Castros remarks said theoffer would not be ac cepted Pierre Salinger White House press secretary promptly add ed We have already made it clear that Guantanamo is being made selfsufficient Castro thus seemed to have Tornadoes Lightning Fatal to 11 Six Southern States Battered Streams Rise By The Associated Preu Tornadoes windstorms and lightning caused the deaths of 11 persons injured almost score in six Southern states Wednesday Lightning started a house fire in which seven died at Forrest City Ark and set off a blaze in the Twin City Bank in down town North Little Rock caus ing several thousand dollars damage A tornado killed a woman in the Beech Creek Community near Magnolia Ark injuring six others Debris blocked roads temporarily in the Magnolia area Three persons were killed In Kentucky and the state was soaked by the heaviest rainfall in six months Heavy rain also fell in parts of Arkansas end ing the forest fire hazard there Flood waters forced more than 100 persons from their homes in Southwest Mississippi Tenfoot waves pounded the Louisiana coast and strong winds slammed a cargo ship nto a wharf at New Orleans knocking down about 15 fender ilings Heavy property damage in cluded the wrecking of equip ment at a Tennessee dam power plant twister smashed into Har Ky injured five persons demolished several build Wife Diet sent the measure to the Presibecomes especial dents desk The Senate already y wnen lce had approved it bricktype form The authorization is for the fiscal year beginning July I Rep H R Gross RIowa was one of the few who spoke critically of the program He of fered an amendment to cut the amount to million the cur rent spending level for the corps It lost by voice vote An effort to send the bill back tr committee failed by a vote of 30990 Gross said the Peace Corps is helping Ghana which he called a Communist country and said the corps should be withdrawn from these countries that will not cooperate with us and are telling us to go jump in the lake Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Thomas E Morgan DPa said The Peace Corps is the greatest invention in for eign affairs during recent years Restaurant Burns Near Vandergrift VANDERGRIFT Pa Fire wrecked the Bonfire Wednesday It was a restaurant and bar along Route 56 near this Westmoreland County town Owner Sam Mannarino of New Kensington estimated the loss at 60000 The predawn blaze reportedly jtarted HI a deep fryer in the titchen of the onestory struc xire Flames spread quickly Firemen brought the fire un der control in about two hours They said they were hampered by lack of vater 20000 gallons of ice cream Wednesday at a n ice cream jlant when shelves in a harden ing room collapsed William An derson 29 and Beverly Hall 20 dug free by coworkers appar ently escaped injury They were given precautionary Xrays cream is in the Two employes were buried by pst any chance of regaining the 1168000 in annual all in badly needed U S dollars lost when he turned off the water supply Feb 6 demand ing release of 38 Cuban fisher men in four trawlers caught in American waters off Florida Twentynine of them were tried in Florida courts and allowec Lo return to Cuba after their four captains paid fines for poaching The United States then cut the pipeline serving the base The United States has been hauling in water in tanker ships Mrs Susan Wagner 54 the first lady of New York City died of lung cancer Her hus band Mayor Robert F Wagner and two sons were at her bed side at the end has taken supplies at steps to the base conserve and has started drafting plans for a de salinization plant that will pro prrvide all the water Guantan amo needs IGC Approves Grain Rate Cut WASHINGTON AP proposal by four Eastern rail roads to reduce shipping rates on grain and grain products shipped from Pittsburgh to des tinations in the East vwas ap proved Wednesday by the Inter state Commerce Commission The new rates will affect all shipments of more than 60000 pounds A din and ings Anothertarget of the fierce winds was the Missouri town of Senath A tornado tore the roof off a TQubnsethut school building but 55 children inside escaped injury by lying on the floor One man was hurt by the Senath storm which damaged several houses numerous barns and other farm buildings and downed trees and utility lines High winds hit Cardweli Mo injuring two persons Ten Women Are Johnson Appointees WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Johnson appointed 10 wom en to top government jobs Wednesday nightand said he was serving notice that this ad ministration is not running a stag party Hissurprsie announcement came at a Womens National Press Club dinner at which the first Golden Candlestick Award was made to a New York judge Mrs Anna Kross for work most exemplifying the spirit of the late Mrs Eleanor Roosevelt Johnson preceded his formal speech by announcing the new appointees ranging from an ambassadorship for Mrs Kath erine E White of Redbank NJ 4o a new director of the Wom ens Bureau in the Labor De partment Mrs Mary Keyser ling an economist and wife of economist Leon Keyserling He said the country to which Mrs White has been appointed ambassador will be announced later Aid Hurried To Victims Of Volcano TEMUCO Chile AP Vil larrica Volcano subsided and 30000 Chileans driven to the hills by the fury of its twoday eruption began moving back to their villages and farms Relief officials in this south ern Andes Mountain area said apparently casualties were con fined to the village of Conaripe smashed by an avalanche o mud rock and lava when the volcano erupted early Monday So far the bodies of two chi dren have been recovered and 22 of the Conaripe villagersare missing and believed dead The Hoffa Is Found Guilty On Jury Fix Charges Einby Trial Testimony Under Way Officer Tells Of Shooting Ruby Words By ARTHUR EVERETT DALLAS Tex AP Jack luby was quoted by a police of icer Wednesday as saying with No Rest for Hoffa Faces More Charges Lee the feet wide swept away the re sort hotels business buildings and most of the houses in the village on the southern foot of Viilarrica between the volcano and a lake Clearing weather after six days of heavy rain permitted relief supplies to be flown into the stricken area 500 miles south of Santiago the capital A relief official said there had been no reports of casualties outside Conaripe and the final death toll may be considerably lower than we first feared A column of dense smoke and ashes still rose from the crater at the summit but the bursts of flame had subsided and lava n a minute after he shot Oswald I hope dies The testimony came from Dallas police officer J R Leavelle a state witness at the rial of Ruby for his life in last Novembers slaying of OswaFd of assassinating Presi dent John F Kennedy Leavelle was the man in the light suit and Texasstyle hat whom countless American view ers saw on television at the instant Oswald was slain The officers left wrist was hand cuffed to Oswalds right wrist In addition a second pair of handcuffs were on Oswalds wrists Leavelle a husky darkhaired policeman said Ruby 52 took about two quick steps from a crowd of spectators Nov 24 and put a single bullet into Oswalds abdomen Immediately after the shoot ing Ruby was overwhelmed and driven to the floor by po licemen What are the facts as to whether he was still trying to pull the Leaveile was asked The right hand was stil con tracting on the gun as though he was trying to fire another shot the witness replied Asked to identify Ruby Leavelle pointed to the defend By NEIL GILBR1DE WASHINGTON R Hoffa hardmuscied and toughminded head of the worlds biggest labor union who was convicted Wednesday of trying to fix a jury wont have much rest between rounds in his continuing bout with the fed eral government Hard on the heels of the jury tampering trial in Chattanooga Tenn Hoffa faces prosecution in Chicago on charges of fraud ulently misusing million in pension funds of his Independent Teamsters Union The pressures of his long bat tle to say out of jai and main tain ironfisted control of his 17 million member union are beginning to show on Hoffai At Chattanooga he nearly got into a fight with a federal mar shal he accused of spying on his hotel headquarters At an other point he was reprimand ed by the judgefor shouting in the hall outside the courtroom Although Hoffa alternately uses belligerency and charm to get what he wants his outbursts now appear to stem more from strain than strategy He usually picks his spots for an effect In the six years since Hoffa became president of the Team sters Union he has been under almost constant fire from Sen ate investigators the Justice Department and even the late President John F Kennedy Hoffa took over the Teamsters after his predecessor Dave Beck Sr was sent to jail for income tax fraud no longer slopes Seranton Wants Service Workers To Try To Sell State to Tourists By VINCENT P CAROCCI Associated Press Writer HARRISBURG AP There were 41 of them in aK at the luncheon They came from ail parts of the state They were service type em ployes gas station attendants taxi drivers waitresses police men even a meter maid They came to listen to Gov William W Scranton and Lt Gov Raymond P Shafer seek their help in building up the tourist trade of Pennsylvania and keep it up It was a new pitch The gov ernor Was asking them to heip make tourism number in Pennsylvania The governor asked his peo ple to help improve the econo mic climate of the Common wealth by being nice to other people Its as simple as that he declared People like people who are nice to them Tourism is the second most important industry in Pennsyl vania he told them Weve got to tell people what we have to get them to come he continued wanning to his task And then weve got to get them to cone back The persontoperson contact is more important than any oth er I know You can entfce peo ple to come but it takes per sonal contact to get them to enjoy it while theyre here Shafer put it on simpler terms He said The members of the service trades have a great impact on tourism in Pennsylvania To the tourists yoa people are Pennsylvania The luncheon was held to dra matize that March in Pennsyl vania is tourist preparation month The point apparently rea ched flowed down the ant a Dallas operator and striptease joint said Hes the the service types I was very much im pressed said Cpl John Muel ler of the York city police de partment It makes you realize that you a poficeman have a job to do but youve also got to put yourself in the other guys shoes Bob Schrock a service station attendant from Somerset wholeheartedly endorsed the ef fort Somerset is a winter tourist area he said We put more effort into servicing an outof state car The local people are there We treat them right na turally but we work a little harder at the outofstate driver because we want to bring him back Pete Radomsky is a guide at the Seldom Seen Valley Mine a small mining operation in Cam bria County also in western Pennsylvania Its his job to be nice to people be said Tate Denies Pliila Hostile To Motorists PHILADELPHIA or James H J Tate said Wednesday that despite what one might hear Philadelphia is not a hostile camp for visiting motorists Speaking at the opening of a regional safety and fire confer ence the mayor said he was dis turbed at efforts of my friends in the auto clubs who seem to be in a campaign against what they say are errors in traffic tickets He said critics complain there are 50000 mistakes a year in Philadelphias traffic court Yet he added the court handles about a million cases a year It doesnt hold or fine too many people It has been easy on them We expect to correct this in time The AAA American Auto mobile Association has unfor tunately said Philadelphia is a hostile camp for visiting motor ists We take great pride in our two and a half million visitors a year If by some chance a mistake is made it is not be cause we intend to do so So bear with us in cur cam paign to make sure the laws are observed in Philadelphia To Recall 110 At Greenville gentleman sitting at the middle table The trial began Feb 17 The first testimony was heard Wednesday after Ruby entered a plea of innocent by reason of insanity Early slate testimony sug gested that Ruby may have been on Oswalds trail some 20 Federa I Pay Ra ise Bill Sent to House hours before he him to death actually shot He Was Only Thinking DOYLESTOWN Pa AP Edward A Pole 21 of Seliers ville RD I telephoned the wardens office early Wednes day with the news that he had escaped from Bucks County jail Warden John Case already knew it however from a mid night bedcheck But neither Case nor any of the other prison officials knew how Pole got away only that he managed it sometime after 7 pm Tuesday When Pole called officials re ported he said Im thinking of coming back But he hasnt shown so far General Boost Lawmaker Hike Set at By JOHN BECKLER WASHINGTON bill that would raise congressional pay a year and provide increases for most other federal workers sailed through the House Rules Committee on Wednesday and headed for a vote next week The bill would add about million to a federal payroll now running a bit over billion a year It would benefit 17 mil lion career employes federal executives judges and mem bers of Congress For the average letter carrier and government secretary it would mean about a year more starting July 1 But at higher levels the increases would be much more substan tial The pay of the vice president speaker of the House and jus tices of the Supreme Court would go from a year to with the chief justice getting an additional Cab inet salaries would rise from to and those of representatives and senators from to Big boosts are also provided for subCabinet officials deputy and assistant secretaries and agency heads whose salaries would be raised from about to Only three members of the Rules Committee voted against the were for it only one of a string of witnesses spoke against it This augurs equally smooth sailing when the bill comes up for a House vote probably Tuesday Car Kills Woman 70 CONNELLSVILLE Pa AP Mamie Dinsmore 70 of Uniontown was killed by an auto Wednesday while crossing a street m Connellsville Agreement Again Delays Rail Action CLEVELAND na tions railroads and the Brother hood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen agreed Wednes day to delay again elimination of 30000 firemens jobs under a federal arbitration ruling A spokesman at the unions headquarters here said the new agreement was signed in Washington by Francis Shea for the railroads and Milton Kramer for the union It delays application of the arbitration award which per mits the carriers to eliminate the jobs until 10 days after the US Supreme Court accepts or rejects a appeal Terms of the agreement pro vide the Brotherhood must file its appeal motion with the high tribunal before March 20 The appeal is from a U S court of appeals ruling in Wash ington Feb 28 upholding a low er court ruling in favor of the railroads The wants the Supreme Court to declare unconstitutional the arbitration law passed by Congress in an effort to avert a nationwide rail strike The union claims the ar bitration ruling handed down last November under the emer gency law deprives men of their seniority Couple Found Shot to Death BELLEFONTE Pa Could Get Ten Years n Prison Shocked Chief Of Teamsters Plans Appeal By BILL RAWL1NS CHATTANOOGA Tenn AP Union President ames R Hoffa was convicted Wednesday along with three ther men on charges of trying o fix the jury which heard Hof as conspiracy trial in Nash ville in 1962 Hoffa stocky leader of the na ions largest labor union sat in stunned silence as the jury fore man Hal W Builen of Chatta tooga read the on two counts and innocent on a third It was his first conviction in five federal trials dating from 957 and brought personal con gratulations to the prosecutors rom Atty Gen Robert FKen nedy Hoffa posted bond pending appeal and said his lawyers would file a motion for a new trial within five days the defense lost a bid to gain 30 days in which to seek the new trial Are you going to appeal Jimmy asked someone in the courtroom as US Marshal Harry Mansfield took Hoffa and the others convicted into tech nical custody Of course well appeal snapped Hoffa What do you think Hoffa faces up to 10 years in prison and in fines if the convictions on two charges stand up Two businessmen were acquitted along with him on the third charge All six were accused of trying to bribe and corrupt the Nash ville jury from which three jurors prospective jurors were dismissed after reports someone tried to contact them Others convicted were Ewing King former president of the NashvUe Teamsters local Lar ry Campbell Detroit Teamsters business agent and his uncle Thomas E Parks a Nashville handyman Each of on only one count faces a maxi mum of five years in prison and in fines Acquitted were Nicholas Tweel of Huntington W Va and Allen Dorfman of Chicago The jury which deliberated a total of 5 hours and 40 minutes received the ease after six long weeks of complicated testimony at pmTuesday The ver dict was read at 2 pm only 20 minutes after the end of lunch recess The jury convicted Hoffa Parks and Campbell on a charge that Hoffa aided the other two offering a 64yearold Centre County man bribe to the son of Gratin Fields and his wife were shot to death today in what state police called a murdersuicide The victims were identified as John I Bottors and his wife Ella 66 of nearby Runville Champion Cassius Clay Visits U N Wants To Be New York City Mayor GREENVILLE Pa One hundred and ten workers furloughed by the Bessemer Lake Erie Railroad at its Green ville shops iast September are going to be recalled March 30 The railroad said Wednesday itll need the extra manpower for the start of a program of heavy cars repairs on 1000 hopper By WILLIAM N OATIS UNITED NATIONS NY M Clay visited the United Nations on Wednes day and said Oh I love it The world heavyweight boxing champion explained that he came to this diplomatic capital because I love to meet all the people from all over the world Im really studying on being the mayor of New York Clay told reporters The people are really shook up and they look at me as if I was a messenger or prophet or something He said now that he was champion his main goal is see that 20 million Negroes have freedom justice and equal ity in the United States He de scribed himself as a Moslem he to the term Black Muslims applied to American Negro devotees of Islam Clay said he is leaving on a world tour in a month or two and may be gone for a year That was his answer when he planned to defend the title he won from Sonny Liston in Mi ami Beach Fla on Feb 25 He said he would fight some exhibi tions on the world tour He said he aimed to visit places including Ghana Ni geria Egypt Turkey Pakistan Rome and the Moslem holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia Ive been invited by the ambassadors of various coun tries he added Asked if he expected to meet Pope Paul VI in Rome Clay re plied I would love to meet Asked if he would Jike to meet UN SecretaryGeneral U Thant he said Id like to meet all of em He did not meet Thant He denied any knowledge of the outcome of his Army induc tion psychological test though he confirmed he had taken one in Coral Gables Fla on Jan 24 Asked about a Louisville newspaper report that he had failed the test he replied I know nothing about that Clay said New York City was his home now and Im scout ing on the outskirts for a little place New York is the center of the whole he explained Im the champion of the whole world The champion of the whole world should live in the center of the whole world one of the jurors dismissed from the Nashville trial Fields Parks and Campbell are Ne groes Stolen Tire Smashed In Cleveland CLEVELAND AP Police smashed what they described as one of the Cleveland areas big gest stolen tire operations with the arrest of nine men Wednes day Detectives said the alleged rings operations had been under surveillanace for four months Tires stolen from new cars resold for as much as S35 each they said Among the nine arrested two Kay brothers Roland L 53 and Wilfred 57 operators of two tire distributor stores Tht brothers also were arrested in I960 in connection with a staler goods ring police said covered half of the eastern half of the nation Wilfred Kay was convictec and served a penitentiary sen tence fpr receiving stolen goods Charges dropped Roland wert
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.