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Daily News of Virgin Islands, The (Newspaper) - October 17, 1960, Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands The Weather Temp. Max. 911 Temp. Min. 78 29.90 .00 More and Better Business for the Virgin Islands Of TMt VltCtN ISLANDS 81st YEAR CHARLOTTE AMALIE, VIRGIN ISLANDS, U.S.A. OCTOBER 17, No. HARRY RAPS ViTO USE-Former President Harry 76, is Almost hidden by a 'huge toy donkey as he addresses a raising dinner in San Antonio. Texas. Tru- CONTRIBUTIONS Hedged Collected The Community Chest cam- paign has-ftlfflost reatjlTedTKe fifl percent mark at the Gampaign Hejmer Klint reported that as of Friday, almost 4fr percent of the goal has been pledged. Oct. 31. The next Commumty_Ghestac-: livity is..-a locafi' spokesman foiv-the-Plaiining.Board aaixl Saturday that f -of Thomas. -of jOi area' e The problem became more -aeate; last-wrek TtWpvin regaled "that plans for improvement and enlarge- Sunday, Oct. 23, at Bluebeard's Gast-le Hotel.. Admission is Chest programs. WSTAa A 15-minute TV show be sipen each featuring Gertrude 'Dudley .and Hejmer Klint. special events, planned is a Halloween Party on Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Julius Sprauve Harry S. Triinjan the existing A District C. rer the Virgin Islands' mas- for lengthening the air- sfrip to feet "would not be C6.r- t a in Buildings 'tanks were removed. Gov. Merwin labelled Kel- ley's decision a "discouraging: McKeihey Back Thomas Saturday from New -York to take up residence after a 35-year absence. U.S.; Navy Band under Bandmas- ter Alton A. Adams, Sr., McKet- nev was trfinifnrvtxrl when his_ .activities brought him in disfavor with Naval officers. He later -lived.- in New...York., and. wrote" two man, campaigning for Sen. John F. Kennedy, aimed his attack at what he called the Administration's misuse of the veto. Sohuol. setback. The Planning Board spokesman of the airport situation Sat said he hopes to be- come active in civic, social and nffairir.in Qt BILL SIGNED He remarked that the Virgin Is- concerned with, the limitations of Tnr tacUities in St. Thomas 'durin Of New Care to Aged President Eisenhower's signing law of the- Rnrial Spi-urHy care of the needy aged and a new pfog-ram of Federal-State' assis- Mr. and Mrs. E. I. Williams, at Estate Princesse, St. Croix, aat- t.ended the opening of the bition, "Two Centuries.of Danish Deep Sea Research" at the Mu- nf Wi-itnrv in the past 12 months. "Various alternative locations have" been considered, and of -these, the Turpentine Run La- goon Red Hook area has been found to be the only one capable of being expanded if need be in the future fo fnkethp in. since they are-now-touring, ihe -mainland. Road Town Hosts Witnesses Meet 'Amendments of 1960 marks an- other step in improving the Social can_.people, House said in a press release Saturday. Of paramount interest among the several improvements is addi- tional _Federal_.aid_ for medical tunce for the age.d who do not ceive' old-age assistance but who are unable to pay-medictil bills- Schneider Gets ROTC Award at Howard U. Both types of Federal assistance u ere made available beginning October 1. I960, to the States. which will administer and share the costs' of the Under the stepped up plan for niding the needy aged, it is esti- mated that about Federal .funds will be put into the l-rogranv during the first full year opei-alion. Curi-ontly .itxnif 4 Roy L. "SchneidefT" at Howard Distinguished Military Student-by LtT Col. John C. Robinson, Pro- fessor of Military Science at How- ard's Army ROTC group. f r'nrn TV women stand to benefit. For the aged who do hot qualify for old-age- assistance hut who are unable to pay medical bills, the new law Hvill operate as follows? States will determine the Virgin Islands, is a> senior in College of Liberal Arts. i fits under Stnjr a (Continued on Page (IT GOVERNOR PRESENT Miss Hay Feted at'Send-Off ihgton last Tuesday: The exhibition is sponsored by ot Denmark, who present at the event. Mr. Williams .is a member of the International Oceanographic Foundation a.nd has done exten- sive research.on of ,the liathytiiermograph and under- v ater color photography. Mr. and Mrs. Williams will re- turn to St. Croix at the end of the month. eluding military and civilian planes, or jets.' erwm Off For Meetings In U.S. -Gov. John D. Merwin left St. Thomas Saturday afternoon for conferences on the mainland. with T.he executive committee of the Governors.Conference in Denver, Colo. The Governor also will con- fer with federal officiate in Wash- ington. Merwin should return to St. "The. Red Hook runway's niaxi- expansion would permit air- craft to land unimpeded at 20 feet over the sea and to take off a1 the opposite end. also al 20 feet over.the sea. "This is considered by the Planning Board to be the future 2nd final solution without preju- dice to. an interim improvement fit Truman' Field." C_oncprn.ing Tortola was the host for the mi-annual Jehovah's Witnesses for the Vir- gin Islands over the weekend. After two and a half years' ab- sence, during which time tlu-ir 'issenib'lips_- have .been, hold in Chrisiiansted, St.- Croix St. Thomas and Frcdorikstod, St. Croix. in that order, the -assembly moved back to Oxt. 14. !n and 16 at the Kingdom Road ...ff TTI the eastern end of Truman Field, the Planning Board spokesman remarked: 'takeoff a1 Truman Field would take the plane right over town even if the impeding hill was removed. The entire town giihjpff IQ the intpjqr- able blast and vibna.tirm of mod- f-rn aircraft xvhich charactirizes modern aircraft on takeoff." Goy. Merwin revealed last Tuesday that results of an "air- space study" of the Red Hook area should he fprthcominjr conducted and Bible lectures were given. High point of tin- ,-iss.tanhly was the .lecture when E. II. Daalen. Director of the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society for Pucrto_Rico_ and tire American I1 V'''M'n Islands, de- he" "'piH3Ticr God Inlerested in the Affairs of (Continued on Page 6) L. Christensen Dies Gov. John D. Merwin was those present at a "send-off party" for Miss Amelia C. Hay Friday after noon in the Department of Edu- cation's Conference Room. Miss Hay resigned from the Department after 35 years of service last week. marks at the ceremony. Miss Hay was presented a scroll, signed by all Department em- ployees, a clock and a pressure cnoker. Letters, of appreciation were presented by the Governor and by Frederick Dixon. former Snper inrerTdenT Ectucat ion." Oct. 29. an aide said Saturday. Philco Dealers Visit Among tourists visiting St. Thomas on the cruise ship Han- seat ic Saturday were about 250 Philco dealers from ftse marntand TrYe next 'cruise Stiip 'within 10 d.ays' 'The results of the air-space ?tudy will determine. tTio feasi- bility of the Planning Board's re- c'ommendation for Red Hook." the Planning Board spokesman said. Gov. Merwirt-who left for the mainland Saturday afternoon, probably will confer with Kelley in Miami concerning the latest Lu'dvig Christensen. owner fpunder ,of the S4, Thomas Lum- and Trading Association, died f-arly Saturday morning in a S.'ir ,Tuan. Puerto Rico, hospital. He was TrT. ..Funeral plans. .Saturday were tentatively sot for Sunday after- noon. v Mr. Christensen is survived by Edna, a' f Commissioner of Education, Dr. Alonzo G. Moron, made re- missioner, also gratulations. extended con- Thursday, Oct. 20 at 8 am. and leave Friday morning at 2. tc fight this the Governor said last Tuesday. Roger Christensen and a dauglv ter, Mrs. Doreen Cole.
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