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Weirton Daily Times (Newspaper) - May 17, 1962, Weirton, West Virginia ily Times The Acknowledged Leader in Hancock County in Advertising and Circulation Hancock News a iiil Spur Full UJi Wire 34 280 24 PAGES MAY 1962 Home Delivery 42c Pei Week 7c Per Copy American Marines Disembark in Thailand By EUGENE MCLOUGHLIN United Press International The United States Marines landed in Tliailand Eighteen hundred men of the 3rd 9th 3rd Marine Division went ashora by sHip and helicopter in full battle With them went am phibious vehicles and heavy ar They started landing shortly after dawn and by noon big C130 Hercules transports were deploy ing them to bases teeing the bor der threatened by the seizure of northwestern Laos by proCommu nist These clearly were labeled com bat training or ad Hercules RFAl reconnaissance planes and The first of the planes landed visory units such as stationed in j The troop movement served a j South Viet The lafding thus a clear warning to the Commu j comprised the most dramatic nists that the United States would move to stem Communist aggres1 fight to protect one of sion in the Far East since the jits strongest Southeast Asian al Korean j Marines Join Soldiers American officials hoped it The Marines joined Ameni would serve the same purpose as can soldiers already stationed in I the landing of Marines The force eventually and soldiers to preserve the in will be built up to sup ported by F100 Supersabre jet dependence of Lebanon in In both cases the action was asked for by the governments It was a hot day in Bangkoks Don Maung The transports Navarro and De fiance docked at Bangkoks Klong Toey and disgorged the Marinesand their fighting ma Deployed Near Border After brief dockside welcoming the Marines hustled into trucks and were driven off for eventual deployment near the Informed military sources said they believed James en route to command the joint task would deploy his troops in a horseshoe shaped area with a 500 mile front parallel with the Mekong River Support planes would be stationed some what Other members of the South east Asia Treaty Organization were considering sending token forces to effect a united show of determination to stop communism from swamping all of Southeast Helicopters from the 7th Fleets amphibious assault ship Valley Forge carried the first contingent of the 3rd 9th 3rd Marine Divi into Don Maung airport on the outskirts of the city shortly ibefore 6 7 EOT About an hour and a half later the transport Navarro docked at the main Bangkok pier of Klong Norris commander of the detachment aboard the stepped ashore and saluted Ambassador Kenneth Young and other American and Thai offi The Marines strode ashore in camouflage rifles slung over their They carried their A bugler sounded the call to flags were raised and the Marines and their welcoming party The 9th Regiment is described as a reinforced battle according to Marine means it has heavy eight Inch howitzers and Honest John rock ets capable of delivering atomic Seeking Nationllst Support The SEATO members are the United New Thailand and the In neighboring current focus of Southeast Asias preparations were being made for another summit meeting of the little Kingdoms three influential princes pro Western Premier Boun neutralist Sowanna and proCommunist Continued on Page Two Acquittal Given RaylandMan In Hancock Court NEW CUMBERLAND A Han cock county Circuit court petit jury late Wednesday aftern o o n found a man innoc ent of the November armed rob bery of former Hancock prosecu Frank 0 The jurys verdict caine or one hour and 25 minutes deliberation produced a cli max to the two drama tic trial of Edward Louis Car of O The accused was indicted in the November 27 armed assault upon the Weirton attorney on the lonely Globe Hill north of New in identified Canothers four se parate times as one of t b e two assailant who waylaid him as he returned home from his Weirton The attor ney related details of a bru tal beating and the fact that his assailants left bis and did not take any money from who reportedly fur nished facts for two disputed the tact that he was in volved in the armed Wit Jack Stanley Ig nace and Lee all of gave testimony on an alibi proposed by the defend in detailing elements under questioning by court appointed George said he did not have time to be on the lonely road at the time Pietranton Ministers Elect He bis an unidentified Jim could veri fy these He further tes tified he was promised the charge would be dropped if he served a 60 to 90 term in the Jefferson County Carrothers only two weeks ago that and was returned to Hancock county to face the armed robbery in Jim and he spent the evening Carrothers and their trip involved considerable time which would place the two men elsewhere at the time of the Closing arguments by Attorney Bohach posed the time element the slight built of the de fendant and the Assistant prosecutor Donald Don ell said a gun was an equalizer and called attention to Comman do Kelly and Audie al though slightly became World War II heroes with a He insisted the only inconsitenci ea in the case had been interject ed by the NEW Archie vice president Stephen retir ing president Ernest new president and Grant sec shown at the election meeting of Ministerial associa tion on Federal Jurist Throws Out Government Case The governments anti racket eering case against interstate transmission of horsebook infor mation fell apart in District Court here yesterday when Judge Charles Paul threw it out on grounds of insufficient six men were acquitted of charges of conspiring to violate federal statutes by using wire communications to transmit horse race information interstate REV HARROLD HEADS WEIRTON MINISTERS Edward Lahr Lions President Edward 3913 Claremo n t was elected president of the Weirton Lions Club at their meet ing last night at the clubhouse on Marland tbe father of three daughters and one form erly senred the group as vice president and He is employed by Weirton Judge Pauls ruling that the government failed to es tablish a case sufficient to go to the jury abruptly conclud ed the trial which was the first to be held tinder Attor ney General Robert Kennedys campaign against organized horse book activities in the na It was shortly before noon yes terday that the rackets trial came to a surprise After hearing more than an hour of ar guments by opposing counsel on a defense motion for a judgment of Judge Paul retired to his emerging 2o minJ utes later to announce his verdict of Tbe conspiracy and other similar charges were dismissed against Howard 41 Carl and Albert all of Wheel ing Philip Martins Ferry Louis and Nick Vukov both of Continued on Page Two The Rev Ernest Harrold of the First Christian Church was in stalled president of the Weirton Ministerial Association at the an nual May luncheon yesterday at the Community Members wives were Other officers installed by the Harold First t Methodist include the Archie First Baptist vice presi dent the Grant New Cumberland United Pres Continued on Page Two Other officers chosen last night are Carl first vice presi dent Robert second vice president Blake third vice president John secretary Emory treasurer tail twist er Frank lion tamer and Knotts and Ro bert Installation will be June Hancock County Prosecuting Attorney Floyd Tarr the speaker at last nigh His topic was Trail Waller and his family will attend the international convention iu next A donation was made to the Weirton Volunteer Fire Robert Hurl was in charge of last nights Edgewood Plays Slated Friday Three oile act plays will bepre sented by the Freshman class of Edgewood school in the auditori um at 8 O The first entit 1 e d ShockOfHis Life direct ed by Mcrlbeth and Sylvia The cast in cludes Robert Marlene Tina Kerk Judy Eugene Smarella and Jim Ghost For Rent is directed by Gerry Roberta DeFran The cast is comprised of H a 1 Carolyn Susan Dave Antoin ette Judy Geri Or j Tom Roberta Patrolman Exams To Be Held Here The Police Civil Service Co m mission of the 0 of an nounced that a competitive exam ination to obtain additional eligib les for the position of Patrolman in the Police Department of the City of Weirton will be held on Thurs June at in the City Hall in the City of This examination will be practi cal jn and will relate to such matters and include such inquiries as will fairly and fully test the corftparative merit and fit ness of persons examin e d to discharge the duties of Patrol All applicaantg may obtain formal application blanks by requesting same from the CUy Clerk at the Office of the City Continued oa Page Two ire ins Funds Drive The volunteers of Weir to Heights have launched a door door solicitation drive for citizen support in raising funds for bettei fire H in explained that this is the first time in three years that the volunteers have bad to ask for citizens Due to the vast expansion and growth of the hilltop it is pointed out that the fire department must grow with the In order to ac complish this the 63 memb bers of the volunteer sys t e m must have financial This is the citizens part in the fire By contributions the volunteer ire department operating sufficiently can save per thousand dollars in fire 0 MERCURY PLANE CRASHES 14 Heart OTown Corporation Plans Local Motel At Wheeling Dinner DISTRICT HONORS BISHOP ON 40TH ANNIVERSARY see pictures page Heart OTown Motor Courts of a seven million dollar orporation organized by a group rf prominent business and civ i c eaders of West Virginia has tak en an option on an attractive site n downtown Weirton for a p r fl eeted motor inn hotel for the Economic surveys and plaits for the motel are planned with in the immediate The directors of the how have been interested in the opportunities offered by thriving community of the opinion that a modern motor inn has a definite place in the life of the Because of this the di rectors completed this week for a land opttan as site for the downtown A number of prominent bus inessmen in the Cnarleston Himtington area arc included in tlie From this area are Frank DeFranco of William Hund ley of Others in clude Howard Rud olph Evan Nick Robert Benjamin Adkins Charles Donald Simon Their prof e s slons include executive posi tions with a number of prom inent industrial and comm e r cial architects and other relat e d 0 Heart OTown is an active hold ing company which will be engag ed in the construction of a chain of downtown motels par tially financed through the sale of stock keyed to the needs of a na tion on according U Frank DeFranco a local direc O The organization will struct its first motorhotel in downtown The construction of tha proj eel Continued on Page Two Scotts Blastoff Hits Snag With Crash Tribute was paid to the Most John Archbishop Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of at a community testimowial dinner last night at Ogle bay The arranged by the Wliceling Area Confer ence on Community ortietih anniversary of the archbishops consecration as a The who filled Glessner Auditorium to gave the honored guest a standing ovation aind applauded the words of speakers who traced the ar chibishops life and both as a spiritual leader and as a builder of eduoaMomal and humanitarian in Paul president of West Virginia Umiver delivered tiie principail emphasizing the ac comiplishmefiiita of Wheeling the fulfillment of a dream of the Congratulatory telegrams caine from President Kettaedyaaid the Apostolic gate at Also making brief remarks were Barren Clinton prreaideat of the Wheeling Area Confe rence Vice Mayor Charles Ihlenfield of Wheeling the Very William president of Wheeling Col lege and the Lawrence the first presi dent of the Jesuit Congressman Arch By IIEDIUCK SMITH United Press International tronaut Scott Carpenters changes getting ofif ontime on his orbi al flightSaturday were cut llepublictn candidate for Congress in the new First was Cleve land Democratic sent a tory STANTON LEGGETT Stamton Leggeflt of New York City will be the rkLcipal speaker at thai dinner meeting of the Hancock County Council of Parent Teacher Associations to be Under the insurance rating a r sident pays approximately per thousand in If fire department on Weir ton Heights did not the rate would be approximately per thousand in Therefore the need a fire department is The third Genius Jun directed by Shirley Cu tone and Peggy Boyce is en acted by Joan Dave Cathy Carlis Bob Jean Czer Janet Jackie Pi Charles Hensler and Dar rell 0 Committees for the three acts are Stage Lynn Le Mike Plancel Bob Jimi Lester Bob Phil Gary and Dear i Prompters Sylvia et Janice Con nie Peggy Smith and Peg gy Makeup Diane Linda Hicks and Cynthia Petro Publicity aid Dave Joan Antoinette Robert DeFran Letba Lin da Chest Accepts Scouts Withdrawal The Weirton Community Chest has accepted the withdrawal of the Girl Scouts as the Chest Agency and approved the appli cation of the Camp Fire Girls as a participant in the Chest Norman Ferrari announced today that the executive board has followed this action recom mended by the budget com mittee to transfer financial support from the Girl Scouts to tbe Camp Fire Girls or Chester Council Selects Workers BY MARV HELEN FOWLER CHESTER Cheater City Coun cil met in the council chambers at the City Hall with all council men Mayor Ray Collins was in charge of O Councll thanked and private citizens responsi ble for the purchase of a street Bills in the amount of were approv ed for Tommy Hub bard of the TS T Horseshoe League thanked tho city for their help in grading ground next to the TS T Outlet for a horseshoe Sylvia Ron Marlene Tina Jim The Lauretta MOlsop Coun governing body of the Girl Scouts in initiated the change when National headquar ters of the scouts ordered the local office to be closed and all admini strative functions moved to a re gional office in Continued on Page Two Councilman Roy Gibbs commen ted on the poor condition of Caro lina avenue and asked whether any information had been receiv ed from the state on when they would clean and repair Councilman Charleg Kology an nounced that painted drums wil be placed at intervals on the street as waste Councilman Willia Bishop an nounced that the time limit for collection of delinquent water bill will be extended another two weeks to June 4 before posting rva mes in the window of City H a 11 Continued on Page Two EDUCATION CONSULTANT IS PTA COUNCIL SPEAKER May 21 at 7le at Leggeit is the national ly known educational oonsutant for the frm of Engelhard and Leggett which will be in charge of tbe school building program of Hancock Leggett Is respon sible for seeing that she school buildings will be suited to the school program which to expec ted to include a branch Music for the dinner will be urnishod by the girls ensemble of the Weir High School Chorus under the direction of Betty Vir music chairman for the 0 Officers for tbe 1962 63 term will be installed by John Stanklewicz past council president and room represen tative chairman for the West Virginia Congress of Parents and Officers to be installed are Charles Wagner of president Claudius Ford of New Continued on Page Two in the Masonic Teon Five Injured In Local Crash Five persons were none of in a broadside collision at yesterday on Main Street at Florence RFD New and James 817 Market drivers of the both claimed the green light at tho Property dam age amounted to Committee Pleas For Full Support weather and a plane crash apparently wiped out a recovery The a crashed near while enroute to a tracking station in U 14 persons abroad apparen 11 y were It was not immediately deter mined what effect the crash would have on Carpenters gched but officials said the weather had reduced his of get ting off to about With Carpenter and Project Mercury lunch team already moving like clockwork through the final 48 hours of technical scientists kept their fingers crossed and their eyes on an Atlantic Ocean weather pattern that was described as quite simi lar to the one which caused eroua delays in the flight of tronaut John Glenn in Febru Weathermen traid that ol 25 to 30 miles per hour and waves of seven to ten feet high were churning up the Atlantis Ocean between Bermuda and the Azoro That would area where Carpenters AuroraT spacecraft would be expected to land if something went wrong with the flight just before he kicked into Mercury officials Mid tfiat similar to that before the Glenn a tit tle less There no In that it would let up in time for a shot Satur An official statement released by the space agency also said that intermittent cloudiness fa the launch area here may be expected to cause temporary de K the weather or a last technical snag does not stop Carpenter will be hurled Saturday Continued on Page Two Receiving bruises in the mishap were wrist and knee foot Donald F 709 Trenton Toron knee and arm Ronald Riggle 1317 Linden Toron knee and William 31 208 North Sixth In another accident investigated by Weirton Police Mack Box was charged with faihire to yield the right of way after his car report edly collided with one driven by Rose Marie 3728 Morgan at in bhe 3000 block of Main causing The July 4th Parade Committee Sadler is scheduled for a Arnie Durham Newell Postmaster The Post Office department in Washington today ed the appointment of a Hancock county sheriff deputy as the new Newell has 360 letters to business and professional men in urging them to give their full sup poft to the July 4th Mike parade said at a meeting In the Weirton Community Center hat their support is needed If the parade Is to be n 0 I hope that the business and professional men will enter units in the parade and also contribute financially to its he add A parade such as this1 one not only to the patrio tic spirit of but also aids tbe business Continued on Page Two Municipal hearing tomor Durham will be installed in a public ceremony Saturday at 11 in Newell to succeed Claude Mills who turns over the duties to the postmaster Friday after 26 Continues on Page Two Storage Barn Fire Reported A storage barn and a bulldozer inside it were destroyed by fire last night at the HalfMoon Coal Weirton flromen answered the call at 9 SO and fought tbe blaze until Fire fighters said tbe bam was de A damage estimate is unde termined yet by Starvaggi En Continued on Page Two Arnie Durham of Jefferso n street a de puty on the staff of J o s e p h since August 1953 has been named to the posi Weather Sunny am hoi and humid and andwarm again High today and tomorrow Low tonight
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