Charleston Daily Mail, July 23, 1958

Charleston Daily Mail

July 23, 1958

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Charleston Daily Mail (Newspaper) - July 23, 1958, Charleston, West Virginia w 1 :j M 4 ft THE WEATHER CITY Cloudy, showers (63) tonight' and Thursday STATE Showers tonight. Thursday rainy, warm and humid. Weather Map, Almanac on Past TODAY'S VOLUME 131-NO. 20 CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA, WEDNESDAY EVENING. JULY 23, 1958 FINAL EDITION FIVE CENTS THOUSANDS WOULD HAVE TO GUARD VISITING SOVIET BOSS NEW YORK (AP) If Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev should come here, the problem of assuring him protection prob-- ably would reouire the greatest and most complicated effort ever undertaken in this country. Without doubt, literally thousands of persons would be assigned to the job. The New York police department, which never takes any chances on such occasions, would have a huge portion of its force detailed to that task specifically. Even for visits of President Eisenhower, the police department has hundreds and sometimes thousands of officers lining the streets and guarding him at other spots. In addition to the city police force, a Khrushchev visit would require security aid from federal government officers. Russian bodyguards, United Nations officers, and possibly even New York State and county police. The fact is that many an eastern European refugee now living here doesn't like Russia, and likes Khrushchev even less. Hungarian refugees alone in recent years have given police plenty of trouble with demonstrations against Russia. Officers had their hands full to cope with angry Hungarians picketing Russian U.N. officials during the 1956 revolt in Hun- gary, which was put down by Russian tanks and arms. A few weeks ago Hungarians staged another riotous demonstra- tion at the Park Avenue headquarters of the Russians. Hun- garians tried to storm the building and a battle with police ensued. Several officers were injured and a number ot pickets arrested. But Deputy Police Commissions Walter Arm said: "Any representative of a foreign government who comes to this city will receive the fullest measure of protection, as always In the past. As to actual plans, there can be nothing said until something definite develops." ________ LATE BULLETINS Senator Sees Iraq Recognition WASHINGTON (AP) Seir. John Sparkmnn (D-Ala) expressed belief today the United States ultimately will recognize the new government in Iraq. He did so after attending a secret briefing by Under Secretary of State which attracted only 10 senatcrs, one less than yesterday's kickoff of daily consultations. Pension Report Bill Advances WASHINGTON (AP) The House Labor Committee today gave formal approval to a bill requiring public reports on em- ploye welfare and pension benefit plans. The vote was reported as 20-8. A 15-13 vote defeated an amendment by Rep. William Ayres (R-Ohio) to exempt plans to which employes have not contrib- uted. Syria Fires At Mystery Plane DAMASCUS. Syria Syrian anti-aircraft guns fired at an unidentified single-flying plane flying very high over Damas- cus before dawn today, the army said. The plane fled west toward Lebanon without giving any identification signal, the army said. It added that the plane was believed to have been on a reconnaissance mission. Special To Tltc Daily Mail POINT PLEASANT Two persons were killed and three injured today in the collision of two automobiles on U. S. 35, three miles cast of here. Glen A. Anthony, 22. of Buffalo, Putnam County, father of two children, apparently died instantly. Holzcr Hospital at nearby Galli- polis. Ohio, said he was dead on arrival there at 6 a.m. Mrs. P of Jiance Slump Waning; Upturn Evident WASHINGTON Com- merce Department says thc re- cession slump in sales of autos, appliances and other consumer durables seems to have been sub- George E. Smith, about 4814 Grove Ave., Rich mond, Va., died within a few minutes after reaching the hos- pital. 'Go Anywhere' Offer In First Plea Recalled UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) The next step in the Middle East crisis depends on whether Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev accepts the challenge to a sum- mit meeting in the U.N. Security Council. Khrushchev today presumably was making up his mind whether to insist on his own plan for a five-power summit meeting apart from the U.N., or agree to the suggestions of President Eisen bower and British Prime Minister Macmillan for the hign-level meeting here. Moscow dispatches said many diplomats there believed the So- viet leader would accept the Ei senhowcr Macmillan suggestion though he might not like the setup. SIDESTEPPING CHARGED But an article in Izvestia, the Soviet government newspaper which -apparently- was written be- fore the Eisenhower Macmillan proposals were known officially threw ice water on the U.N. sum mit idea. The official Soviet news agency Tass-distributed a report of the Izvestia article saying that "the United States rulers are seeking a suitable way'to avoid" Khrush chev's proposal. "It is common knowledge that the United States wields a me- chanical majority in the Sccuritx Council. Does the United States someone wil jreally think that Mrs. Smith's husband, aged 50.jagrcc to discuss cardinal interna is in the hospital with three frac- tjonal problems with Chiang Kai lured ribs on thc right side of the chest, a broken hip and multi stantially arrested. This appraisal came on the pic abrasions. fair. shek (of Nationalist China) who holds a place in the Security Coun His condition is thanks to his American pa heels of a report by President Ei- senhower's economic advisers that thc national economy tilted up- ward in the April-June period for the first time in nearly a year. The economists reported, how- ever, that consumer purchases of durables continued to slump dur- ing the three-month period. Looking at just the June figures the Commerce Department said: "The decline in outlays for con- sumer durables, which constituted the major area of recent weak- ness in consumers' buying, ap- peared to have been substantially arrested." Commerce, in its monthly stir Son UPTURN, Page fi, Col. 1 Living Costs Rise; Dip Expected Later WASHINGTON gov- ernment today reported living costs rose in June by less than one-tenth of 1 per cent to another record. But thc tiny increase held Mrs, George Wood of Parkers- burg Rt. 2, and Miss Carmen Amos. 19. of 2519 Cypress St., Parkcrsburg, riding in the Smith car, were both injured. Mrs. Wood suffered a forehead lacera- tion. She is in good condition and admitted for observation, thc hospital said. Miss Amos suffered only minor injuries and did not require admission. HIT SLICK SPOT Anthony, a route man employed by the Valley Bell Dairy Co. at the Point Pleasant plant, was en hit a slick spot in the road and skidded out of control. The accident occurred one-half Sec 2 KILLED, Pace C. Col. 6 Western observers in Moscow said they believe Khrushclw might find it difficult to rejec thc U. N. summit idea in view o his original offer to go anywher for a meeting. Thc Security Council adjourne indefinitely Tuesday night after a second Soviet veto in four day blocked resolutions aimed at set ting up conditions for America troop withdrawal from Lebanon The adjournment was taken t await the outcome of negotiation for a summit meeting, and th route to work. His car reportedly implementation of Secretary Gen _ Dag Hammarskjold's plan t reinforce the U.N. observer corp in Lebanon. See SUMMIT. Page G, Col. I CRAWLED UP LN Andre Scott shows how the spirit of adventure led him up a chimney and had his family, neighbors and police up in the air for almost six hours searching for the youngster reported missing from the family home in Philadelphia. The boy crawled into the open- ing where his father was installing a hi-fi speaker system in an unused fireplace chimney and went to sleep. After the nap Andre was rescued when neighbors heard his tapping. Wirephoto. SUPPORT JUNTA ilitary Leader CARACUS, Venezuela (AP) A demonstration by some lOO.WX Venezuelans forced the resignation today of Defense Ministc Jesus Maria Castro Leon after he sought-to assert political powc for the army. Gen. Castro Leon had served an ultimatum on Rear Adm. Wolf- gang Larrazabal, president of Venezuela's five-man ruling jun- ta, in what looked like the first step in a ernmcnt. plan to oust the gov WOULD NEED TWO NEW BRIDGES Turnpike Use By Interstate 64 'Not Stahl Asserts NASSER HINT FOR HUSSEIN KILLING SEEN U. A. R. Leader's Inference Obvious In Radio Speech NABLUS, Jordan Nasser proclaimed himself man of peace -irtually called for the assassina- Uon of King Hussein of Jordan. It is the first time Nasser per- onally has suggested assassina- ion for the Jordanian King, al- though his "Voice of the Arabs" iropaganda radio station has done so often. The President of the JJnited Republic, in his annual Egyptian Independence Day peech, called expressly on the >eople of Jerusalem, Nablus and Ramallah the main Palestinian owns in Jordan to heed his vords. I Nasser pointedly referred to the ate King Abdullah, Hussein's grandfather, and to the year 1951 n which Abdullah was assassinat- ed by Arab Palestinians. He ac- cused Hussein of following in his grandfather's footsteps by calling on Britain for aid. WORDS NOT LOST Nasser's suggestion, however in- direct, could not possibly be lost on his is in line for his grandfather's fate. "We call for peace and we make every effort to strengthen this said Nasser. But there was no hint of compromise in his assertion that "the British armed aggression against Jordan will be defeated the American armed aggression against Lebanon will be CAK FALLS FOUR STORIES Police, a doctor and fellow workers lift John Pickering, 32-year-old garage attendant, from the wreckage of a sports car wedged into a 12-foot air shaft at the rear of a garage or. West 53rd St. in New York' last night. The sports car Pickering was parking went out of control and crashed through the wall of the building, teetered on edge and plummeted into the air shaft Wirephoto. NORTH CHARLESTOH SMASHUP A man who may have suffered a heart attack caused a North Charleston automobile accident today that killed him and injured three others. Elbert McClung (Pokey) Summers, 61, of 528 Charles Ave., Dunbar, was dead on arrival attSt. Francis Hospital minutes after a spectacular collision on West Seventh Avenue at 7 a.m. It occurred a block inside the city's corporate limits during a pelting Venezuelans regarded the pla as a showdown between the peo pie and the military, which tra- ditionally has ruled this oil-rich nation. Students, professional peo- ple and workers assembled in front of the government palace until after midnight in support of the junta which overthrew thc military dictatorship of Marcos Jimenez exactly six months ago. The navy also backed Larraza- bal, its former chief. To prevent reinforcement of army units in the capital, it blocked thc old road from thc Caribbean coast Ry TOM CUMMINGS Of Thc Daily Mall Staff The general manager of the West Virginia Turnpike doesn't believe it feasible to use 14 miles of thc pike as part ef thc inter n promise of a decline later. The decline may come in the'state highway through thc Ka- summer or early fall. innwha Valley. The Labor Department's Bureau! W. E. Stahl said today State of Labor Statistics said its index Road Commission cngmccnng side of the Kanawha Rucr. tained to make a preliminary en- gineering study of Interstate 64 from Nitro to Hico in Fayette County, through Charleston. Several routes will be studied, Graney said, and one of these in- cluded use of the turnpike from its northern terminus to Chclyan, then back across to thc north south interstate road from Park crsburg to Charleston also is ex- pected to join the turnpike at Reed, adding to thc traffic of In- :crstatc 64. Use of thc turnpike would neces- sitate a new bridge at Chclyan and widening of the two lane! toll road from Kanawha City to rose to 123.7 per cent of thc 1947- 49 average. This means it costs about 24 cents more to buy what could be purchased for a dollar a decade ago. studies of thc proposal may change his mind, but he can't sec four lanes of divided highway in it nmv. Stahl added that he was speak' ing for himself and not for thc Ll.llli; j-'-r. The June living cost level wasjTurnpike Commission on the pro- 2.n per cent higher Ilian Uic same posed use of thc turnpike, dis- month last year. It was thc 20lh I closed yesterday by the road time the official index has risen commission. State Road Commissioner Pat- rick C.'Graney said n Cincinnati engineering firm had been re- tn new records in the past 22 months. There has been no de- cline since August Interstate specifications call for rural areas, and Stahl said in corporation of that section of thc turnpike In the interstate system probably would necessitate con- struction of two new bridges. The Ycagcr Bridge from Reed to thc Kanawha City inter- chance probably wouldn't, carry all of the interstate traffic, Stahl said. And, he pointed out, n north and posted destroyers and cruis crs in artillery range of thc new superhighway. Sec OUSTER, Page 6, Col. 8 Should Nasser call now for dis cussions on the Lebanese and oth- er Middle East problems, the West might be justified in con- sidering he is seeking only breath- ing space in which to prepare for his next assault. Sudan Thwarts Coup By Egypt CAIRO (AP) Western trav elcrs arriving today from Khar toum said an Iraqi type pro- Nasser coup was attempted in Su dan in the last few days. It ap parcntly was nipped by the Su danese authorities. Details could not be learned. But Egypt's government con- trolled Middle East news agency reported in a Khartoum dispatch yesterday the commander of thc Sudanese army had ordered all officers to remain at their posts. The agency said he had forbidden any officers from traveling abroad until the Middle East crisis is past. On July 19 the United Arab Re- public's foreign ministry disclosed he Sudan government had or- dered the ouster of thc U.A.R. embassy counsellor in Khartoum, Aly Khashaba. alleging he had en gaged in suspicious activities. Sudan's Premier Abdullah Kha- lil is violently anti Nasser. He was quoted last week as saying he was "overjoyed at thc U. S. landing in Lebanon." rain. Ironically, Patrolman Dick West said, Summers' nickname came from his long-standing prar of slow and careful driving. He owned and operated a garage at the mouth of Cooper's Creek on U. S. 119. West said Mrs. Summers told him that during the night her hus- band suffered an attack "which she said she believed to be a heart attack. But this morning he was better and started to work. He may have had another attack." Dr. Goff P. Lilly, Kanawha County coroner, examined the body at the hospital. He said it is likely Summers died of a crushed chest. The man suffered other injuries, including a frac- tured pelvis and a badly broken and mangled right leg. GOING TO WORK Injured in thc second car were three men en route to work at the Institute plant of Carbide. Treated at St. Francis wcYe: Richard (Rusty) Johnson. 2G, of Big Chimney, the driver. He suf- fercd facfal lacerations. Harold L. Hoover Jr., 27, Big Chimney, leg and back injuries Thc third man, Charles Radct, 40, 922 Greendalc Dr., suffered forehead lacerations from flying glass, Charleston General Hos- pital reported. Hoover's wife, Mary, is a regis- tered nurse employed in thc emer- gency room at St. Francis. Fur ther drama to the tragic acci- dent was added when she arrived on duty a minute after her hus- band reached there in a Cunning- ham Funeral Home ambulance. Junior Young, thc ambulance driver, said "first she looked and saw Summers, who had suffered multiple injuries and was dead Then she turned and saw her hus- band. She fainted." Young caught the falling young Sec FATALITY. Page C, Col. 2 Backs Dr. Tully For School Post Dr. C, Carl Tully of South Charleston has the "first choice" nod of the Kanawha County Citi- zens Council for Better Schools in the seven-way school board race. Also endorsed by the council were Matthew M. Kinsolving of Today's Index 21 PAGES-2 SECTIONS FIRST-Gcncral News, Editorial. Sports HJU IStlU t w Chclyan to meet interstate Spc-! News i._ ..i.i_.i nnt cifications, he added. "Just to use it (thc turnpike) for 14 miles seems out of line for what you're going to get out of it." Stahl said. He added that iff his opinion it would be cheaper to build thc In- terstate on the north side of the river where the road commission is in process of widening GO Birthdays Classified 20; Comics Page and Women's, Classified Page My Answer Obituaries 12! 20 Comics Crossword Editorials Financial Horoscope Jim Bishop in' Of All Things 5 4 n fi Theaters in lljTV-Radio 17 11 1 Warming Up n between Maiden and the du Pont Legalx _i__i .1 fi.ii. r.m'rln lO.UVMlipr plant nt Belle. Movie Guide C WILL YOU HELP CITY IN ANNEXATION MOVE? Would you like to see Charleston grow? Are you willing to help make thc city bigger and better? Mayor Copcnhavcr today invited all persons interested in a Greater Charleston to join his annexation committee. With plans for thc lOflfl census already being made Charles- ton can't afford to wait. The mayor has Edwin Tabor, a bus- inessman, heading up his committee which is now making preparations for a vote on annexation this fall. "But we don't want to exclude anyone." Copcnhavcr said. "The mayor's committee on annexation can include 5.000, or more, if they're citizens who are interested in helping us work toward this end." Interested persons should express themselves by calling the mayor's office nt city hall. DR. C. CARL TULLY Cedar Grove and Montgomery H. Stahl of Nitro. Only one member of the five- member board is to be elected in the Aug. 5 balloting. The seat to be filled is now held by A. S. Thomas Jr. who is not seeking re- election. Candidates in addition to those receiving endorsement by the. council are George T. Martin of St. Albans Rt. 2. John M. Orth of Dunbar. M. D. Robertson of Sharon and Dr. S. B. Souleyrct of East Bank. In a statement of endorsement issued by the council the objec- tives of thc as well as recommendations were in- cluded. Thc statement follows: "The Kanawha County Citizens Council for Better Schools has conducted n study of qualifications and interests of the candidates for the school board "After careful consideration of nil available information, includ- ing that-obtained by n personal interview of the seven candidates, )0 following arc See DR. TULLY, 1'ajc 6, Col. 3 ;