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Wellsville Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - May 2, 1961, Wellsville, New York Buyers Sellers Meet On Classified Page Of The Reporter Region Will Remain in Grip Of Cool With Showers Allegany Countys Doily Newspaper Year NEW Tuesday May 1961 Six Cents Per Copy Flight Of Gold Is Cited WASHINGTON Chamber of Commerce was told today that the of American gold and curbed in the early weeks of the Kennedy ad will resume if the government embarks on an easy John Pittsburgh finan told the organ ization that the government s re assuring words on tlic future of the dollar must be followed by effective The lies in attacking the root budg et excessive easy and a wageprice Balles said in a speech prepared for the chambers 49th annual meeting The key policy is the avoidance of The vice president of the Mellon National Trust said the torrential outflow of gold and dollars last fall suggest ed a flight from the rather than a mere flow of funds to lake advantage of higher interest rates Another basic step to keep inter national payments in Balles is a drive to expand This will be difficult in view of rising production costs here and the improving efficiency j of foreign he It has now become vital to hold the line on wages and materials costs and to increase our produc in order to restore our com position in world markets through lower he He urged support and strength ening of President Kennedys pro grames to increase foreign travel and investment in the United cut spending by govern ment agencies spread the burden of foreign aid among the industrialized nations of the and critically examine scope and effectiveness of aid pro Another business Wil liams president of the large Seattle department Frederick told the delegates that the grow ing difficulties in meeting the So viet and main its place in world mar kets are a result of some mistaken policies of the He identified these as the an rounds of wageprice in high federal and a tax structure which he said has discouraged industrys invest ment in new and modern ment which creates jobs and re duces Making A Point Weather Halts Shot Alan Shepard Chosen Astronaut Rocket Ride Delayed FORMER PRESIDENT EISENHOWER gestures during Gettys press conference after meeting with GOP He re fused to discuss the first 100 days of the Kennedy say ing they were no different than any other 100 days in At right is House Republican Leader Charles Halleck of AP SEARCHING BORDER described as dark and with sideburns a was An international manhunt for an v a was armed farmer accused oi killing carrying a 22 caliber rifle and his 17yearold former girlfriend j was considered police centered today on a heavily wood ed area along the Canadian bor The Charles shot Betty Ann Davison Sun day night because she had been dating someone police Ducharmes in which he sped from the scene of the brutal was found abandoned near his home last using con their search in the densely forested and swampy Royal Canadian Mounted Police and provincial police the Canadian side of the nearby in Sheriff Emmett Ducatte of Clin ton County said last night Du charme had written Miss Davison a letter a couple of weeks ago in which Ducharme threatened to kill her and He and Miss Davison broke up during the reportedly at the insistence of the girls and Norman One Laos Area Ends Fighting May Bring Overall CeaseFire By JOHN GRIFFIN Laos AP truce meeting between a govern ment officer and a Pathet Lao rebel major has brought a provi end to fighting on the front 45 miles north of Phou mi said He reported that the two ers met Monday afternoon and fighting had halted provisionally and theoretically by 5 Foreign Minister Tiao sana said the Cabinet was aged to hope that the contact could lead to an overall cease first step to ending civil war between the Communistbacked They said Ducharme intercepted Betty Ann and her Roger in front of her home in this community north of Platts burgh Sunday According to Ducharme attempted to pull her from Nephews auto and she fled into the home of a Clar ence who was armed with a rushed to the pushed Sweet knocked Betty Ann with the rifle and then shot her Police said He fled in his a 10 yearold sedan with fancy hub The car was found several miles from the scene and near his fathers prosperous dairy farm in nearby West The search for Ducharme ex tended into where Police in Burlington kept a check on a home where the fugitives rooms while attending a hairdressers For 48 Hours Backup Astronaut Is Glenn By HOWARD BENEDICT CAPE APJ weather forced postpone ment today of Americas first shot and the chosen Alan Shepard must wait at least 48 hours be fore he takes his rocket ride into the heavens and the history Announcement that Navy had been chosen for the daring adventure came simul with a report that un favorable weather had spoiled a try this morning to launch him 115 miles into space aboard a Red stone The backup to take Shepards place in the Project Mercury space capsule if he unable to go when the time is John Glenn a Marine lieutenant Shepard had donned his pros sure suit and sat in a hangar at the missile test sweating out the moment when he would be called to embark on the most thrilling voyage ever taken by an Observers reported that he sat outwardly and ea ger to be the man who would challenge the Soviet feat of blast ing a man into the weightless void beyond the atmosphere of the In the coming 48 physi cians will keep Shepard under constant surveillance to see how he bears up under the mounting A physical or psycholog ical disorder would sideline him in favor of who also will remain under observation in the Cape ready If Shepard still is in good mentally and at the next scheduled launch lie will remain the The final countdown began at but prospects were never A heavy cloud cover over the Cape and down along the 290 miles of the missile range over which the Redstone was to fly brought frowns to the faces of Project Mercury They needed clear visibility so that in the critical moments after the blastoff they could have good NO LONGER CARED By UELMAN MORIN JERUSALEM bes tiality during World War II com destroyed the will to live for thousands of a New Jersey witness testified today in the trial of Adolf They just wanted to get it over said Leon who was born in Poland and was sent to an extermination camp as a teenager in He now lives in Fort By Wells told the nobody cared much any Life no longer meant People wanted death without tor He cited examples When some Jewish prisoners staged a break from one death one of them stopped run ning and told the others I have lost my wife and my seven What goodis it to go on living rebels and the government forces I The man lay down to wait for The governments truce emis1 guards to find him and kill A Jewish woman spit in the face sary went to a point just north of Vang a town on the It was his second attempt to make contact with the Top government and American military officials joined the meeting Monday one in formed source Prince Boun met in Vientiane today to discuss the There was still crave doubt in many quarters in Vientiane that a ceasefire would Somp ob servers suggested that the rebels have agreed tothe battlefield meeting for propaganda There was a feeling that the Pathet Lao might lay down condi tions for a that the government would find One likely de mand was for the immediate with of Americans who have been serving as military advisers to the royal BRITISH LIKE FAIR LADY LONDON AP Champagne corks popped in a backstage room of the Theater Royal early today at a party celebrating the start of My Fair Ladys fourth year in FIRE RAZES DRINKING CLUB England AP A flash fire swept through a fifth floor jazz and drinking club early causing the deaths of 11 men and 8 all in their late teens or early of a apparently deliberate ly courting Before killing Wells the Nazi grabbed her child and smashed its head against a He said he kept a diary of the terrible events that he wit knowing that he would be killed if the Nazis found But he after a certain he no longer During unrelieved recital of Eichmann frequently referred to the of bulging with that he al ways carries to the From time to time he opened a penciled a note on the mar gin of a and studied it in Wells testified over the objec tions of Robert the chief defense who noted that Wells did not connect Eich mann with the acts he He contended that the testimony was The three after a 10min utc conference on the ov visual tracking and be ready to trigger Shepards escape mechan the first hint of any SOCIALIST STATE KEY men will be expelled from Minister Fidel Castro today put Referring to several captured invaders identified as and blaming the United States for fos tering the illfated April 17 attack on his Castro warned that cities are in danger of becoming another He said churches will be al lowed to remain Castro said it was an historic Day because workers who used to express their demands to these who were completely deaf to their interests no longer have to submit to those Now everything the govern ment does or has one sole and exclusive which is to aid its its The crowd broke into the Cuban revolutionary We Shall Castro If Kennedy does not like we dont like We dont like He said Cuba has as right to set up a Socialist state 90 miles from the coast as the United States does to Its form of Cuba deep onto the sphere of international pro claiming a Socialist ruling out elections and clapping harsh new restrictions on the Roman Catholic Cuban masses filled Havanas Civic Plaza for a mammoth May Day demonstration and roared their assent when Castro insisted on Cubas right to choose its own political and social future despite United States We will not even discuss that said whose audi ence was estimated Havana television commentators at three The telecast was moni tored in Key 90 miles from The multitude screamed no when Castro Do you need elections He said Cuba svill do without Calling priests exploiters who came in the name of Castro announced that church schools will be nationalized in a few days and clergy ism at While scientists and physicians checked everything from the working parts of the rocket to the of weather men looked hopefully for a breakup in the But weather conditions did not change and at the Na tional Aeronautics and Space Ad ministration announced that the shot was off until at least Thurs No new launch date has been said the but the recycle time is 48 The pilot will remain in the crew quarters in the NASA Mer cury hangar The rocket crew was 2 hours and 20 minutes away from its zero target when the decision to post pone was The count had been halted several times in the hope that favorable weather would Fuel had poured into the Red stones But for er try might have been made It will take two days after the tanks arc emptied to prepare them again for a If the blastoff does not come by there will be an indef inite NASA officials Ships swarming over the recovery ready to pick up the space capsule after it plunges into the would have to return to port for food and other If Shepard was as was re his were quiet nerves around Cape Tension had especially among the dedicated Project Mer cury people who had worked hard toward this Announcement of the postpone heard on car brought a letdown to the thou sands who had gone to the beach es outside the missile test hoping to be on hand for the great moment when one of their own countrymen would soar aloft on the path that will lead eventually to the moon and perhaps While a brief suborbital flight by Shepard would not equal the feat of the Soviets Yuri Gaga who made an of the it would be a major step toward overtaking the huge space lead built up by the early starting The timetable calls for a man in orbit later this in a capsule to be hurled aloft by an a much more powerful mis Aerial Pirate Hijacks Plane Over Florida By RAYMOND CROWLEY aerial armed with a steak knife j and pistol and flaunting the name j of an oldtime hi jacked an American airliner over Florida Monday forced it to fly to While seven frightened passen gers sat to their the El Pirata Co fresi told the pilot that Rafael Dominican Republic had offered him 000 blood money to assassinate Fidel But he had no intention of car out the he because he considered Castro a good guy and wanted to spill the beans to When the gine National Airlines plane land ed at an airport enear Castro militiamen hustled the man away to an uncertain Then the plane was permitted to return to The FBI and other government agencies pressed an investigation today to determine the real name of and exactly what he was up El Pirata Cofresi means The Pirate a notorious freebooter who sailed the Carib bean and West Indies area in the early 19th In buying Ms ticket here for the scheduled Mi West the gunman had first given his name as Then he told the ticket clerk that the letters ata should be added to the The plane had just taken off from an intermediate stop at a Florida when the hijacker went into A unshaven wearing dark sun glasses and a straw lie slipped into the cockpit and placed a knife at the throat of Francis Riley of Miami Then he pulled out a pistol and or dered copilot Richardson of Jacksonville to leave the Taking the copilots seat and turning off the he said Lets go to Pilot Riley related He kept pointing the gun at me the rest of the He spoke perfect Eng lish and said he was an Ameri can citizen who fought in the Ko rean he looked I talked to him to see if his mind could be but he was intent on getting to He said Trujillo had offered him to kill But he said he was going to spill the beans to Then he If I dont see Havana in 30 well all ALAN Mosel Wins Prize Newspaper As the plane passed over Key about 90 miles from Ha the pilot zigzagged as a signal of distress but nobody got the Shepards Life Is Long Series Of Challenges By RALPH CAPE AP Alan Bartlett Shepard chosen today to be the first American to ride a rocket into life has been a series of Asked recently why he for the hazardous the Navy commander said The flight is obviously a and I feel that the more severe chal lenge will occur on the first I signed up to accept this chal Hs once said that if Alan couldnt find a he would create He became impatient while tak ing Navy flight training and went to a civilian flight school in his spare time to get his private li He loves First he used two then Later he started hunting for a boat that would pull him fast enough to ski on his bare Shepard finds challenges where other men might find only In his wifes He is al ways reading technical manuals and the big journals the kind the admirals and gener als say should be Other men his age drive Shepard drives a white sports car fitted with racing The biggest challenge of his life carrie this morning Shepard was tapped for the journey into But it was a challenge he has By PIERCE LEHMBECK NEW YORK the Way a play which almost closed the week it opened on is the 1961 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for The play represented the first stage effort of Tad of New hitherto a television It was based on the late James Pulitzer Prize nov el of A Death in the Fam Winner of he Pulitzer Prize for fiction is Harper Lees To Kill a novel depict ing a small Southern towns strug gles to solve its social As in the case of Mosel and several others among the 15 Pu litzer recipients announced Mon it was a first for Miss a native of Although she had been writ ing things since she was the novel was the first work she had ever It emerged from a long and hopeless period of and over The Pulitzer Prize gold medal for public service was awarded to the Amarillo tho first Texas paper ever to win the The the top newspaper award of the was for newspapers successful campaign to erase corruption In local gov Touched off by editor Thomas Hazzard the effort resulted in a law enforce ment and election of a reform slate of Lynn The Associated won the prize for international Heinz a na tive who has been in foreign serv ice since was honored for his coverage of Africa including pioneer reporting during the ear ly days of the Congo award raised to 13 spent two years preparing to Strike Grounds All National Airplanes strike of machinists today grounded all planes of National and brought layoff notices for em ployes all over its which extend from to to National said it canceled all flights and notified employes not to report for National has 65 flights a day normally in and out of The strike was begun by the International Association of Ma which includes machin janitors and stock The union struck over its demand that stock clerks advance to the top pf their clas the union It con tended Eastern Air Lines and Pan American World Airways stock clerks get this To prepare liis muscular body he has allowed himself to be jolt chilled and To prepare his mind somewhere between 135 and has boned up on astro guid ance as and Asked if he now feels that he is he recently said The an swer is an overwhelming resounding Shepard comes of a military His a retired Army lives in East sile the Busy Thats what decorators call houses with two much fur You may be reluc tant to part with some of yours but in case you feel you have a busy room you can always find a buy er for the furniture through FAMILY Hundreds of readers scan the columns daily and among them are buyers with ready to buy your To place your simply call 53 where Alan was born as President Confers With Top Advisers On Atom Test Ban Pres ident confers again today with his top strategy the Nation al Security The meeting fifth hi 11 days of interna tional to focus on a nuclear test In the next few days Kennedy and his aides are expected to de cide whether there is any use try ing to get the Soviet Union to go with a test Ihe deepening crisis in Laos brought out a reinforced security council meeting with There was no announcement any decisions that have been The full roster of who attended was Secretary of State Dean Rusk and Secretary Doug las Dillon left the White House by a side silent about what had gone on during the Among the outside experts on hand were United Nations Am Adlai Dil Undersecretary of State Ches ter Bowles and the armed forces White news secretary Pi erre Salinger had said in advance that Kennedy and the NSC would discuss nuclear test talks as well After early schooling in East Alan entered the Naval Academy at Annapolis and was graduated in After World War II he entered flight then became a test In his role he flew high altitude helped develop the inflight refueling sys tem and contributed to research on Over the years he has racked up hours of flying in Despite the dangers of his work has had several close calls in experimental be his family has learned to live with his inability to pass up a I dont bring home the day he Its hard to hide a blowup on the but life goes on The kids Juli and 13 exhibit their mothers rational ap the number of Pulitzer Prizes by Associated Press The AP also hs won four for The prize for report ing went to Edward news editor of the Wall Street for his analysis of a timber transaction which drew the attention of the public to prob lems of business The transaction involved the Georgia Pacific the nations 1 plywood Yasushi of became the first foreigner in the 45year history of the prizes to win the award for of the Tokyo newspaper was cited for his dra matic picture of the assassination last 12 of Japanese It was dis in this country by United Press thus making Nagao eligible for the The editorial writing award went to William editor and publisher of the San Juan Puerto Rico founded a little more than a year ago and owned by Cowles Magazine a native of North and a newspaper man for 26 won the prize for editorials criticizing the Cath bishops of Puerto Rico for a pastoral letter forbidding Cath to vote for Democratic party of Gov Luis Munoz a Ro man wrote 20 Munoz Marins party won the Sanche of the New York Herald won the prize for local reporting un der pressure of edition A native of now as signed to Paris by his he was selected for his story of the death of baritone Leonard Warren on the stage of the Met Opera House March Dorvillier and De Gramont both have worked for The Asso Press in New The prize for local reporting where deadline pressure was not a factor was won by Edgar May of the Buffalo Evening News a native of Switzer conducted a six months study of the cost and oth er problems of administering pub lic He spent three months as a caseworker for the Erie County Department of Social Wel The series was entitled Our Costly The cartoon award went to Carey a cartoonist for the Chicago Tribune since The award was for the natives long and distinguished service in his field as exemplified by a cartoon last 8 captioned The Kindly It showed a tiger representing licking its lips over the figure of Africa emerging to Except for the gold medal carries no cash all journalistic citations carried prizes of Those in arts and letters were worth The Pulitzer set up by the late newspaper publisher Jo seph Pulitzer in a bequest to Co lumbia are awarded annually by the trustees of the university on recommendation of an advisory board composed mainly of newspaper Herbert of won the prize for history for Between War and Peace The Potsdam It was the latest in a long series of pub But apparently Laos the nuclear test ban out of the works by the New York CONFERENCE FRIDAY WASHINGTON Kennedy will hold a news con ference Friday at 9 There will be no live radio or television Salinger said later the item didnt come That left as the only topic where efforts to work out a cease fire between Communistbacked rebels and the gov have produced little but maneuvering and MACBETH TOP ENTRY FOR TELEVISION EMMY HOLLYWOOD AP William 350yearold Mac five nomi the top entry in the race for Television Academy President Winston Bob Hope and Huckle berry Hound also were among the names mentioned in the Emmy nominations released Bulletin WASHINGTON AP The United States today declared Cuba has become a member of the Communist bloc and accused Fidel Castro of a rule even more City going back to David of won the award for biog raphy for his Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil The prize for poetry went to Phyllis of Larch for Times Three Selected Verse From Three Dec Walter Pistons Symphony 7 brought him the prize for The symphony was commissioned by the Philadelphia Orchestra As sociation and was first performed by that group last of also won the Pulitzer music award in for his Symphony A special citation by the Columbia trustees on The American Heritage Picture Histo ry of the Civil which cov ers the wars history in sketches and The mammoth volume was pre pared by the book division of the American Heritage Publishing with narrative by Bruce a 1954 Pulitzer Prize wini ner in Eight Communist than other Iron I writers and artists provided back Curtain ground for the
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