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Aiken Standard and Review (Newspaper) - January 23, 1961, Aiken, South Carolina Aiken county pu3lic Library Laurens St. 6-19-59 sctt Tetri auth Rebet devoted to the up building of Aiken and Aiken county published daily monday through Friday 95th year United press International wire photos King feature comics and United features United press International wire photos daily by Cory the journal and review established 1867 the Aiken Standard established 1918 Aiken South Carolina monday january 23, 1961 the Bol the Carolina Gazette established 1923 vol. 95 a no. 15 East shivering in record cold by United press International the Eastern half of the nation shivered sunday in a record breaking sub Zero cold wave that produced freezing temperatures deep into the Winter playground of Florida. A j however Florida a Citrus and scattered loss from the tight Frost that accompanied the cold. Louis r. Kessler l r. Kessler to be buried in Toledo 0. Louis r. Kessler operations vice president of Owens coming fiber Glas corporation died suddenly Early Friday after a heart attack suffered at Warwick a. He was la. Funeral services will be held today in Toledo Ohio. C. Richard Mcpherson manager of the Aiken Plant which or. Kessler visited on several occasions will attend the services. Or. Kessler and Harold Boeschen. Stein. Covens coming president had been visiting a business associate at the forestry Headquarters of the St. Regis paper co. Quot Lou Kessler was a dose Friend and a valued business associate Quot said Harold Boe Einstein Owens coming fiberglas president. Quot his unexpected death is a great loss to us a native of Kirkwood Missouri or. Kessler was graduated in 1931 from the College of engineering Washington University with a Bachelor of science degree. Or. Kessler joined the Owens Illinois Glass company after graduation and was initially assigned As an Engineer in the company s. Al ton iu., Plant. From then until 1942 he served in a number of positions of increasing importance deluding engineering assignments at several Owens Illinois plants. He was named Eastern factories manager for Owens Illinois and Tai years later he was made general factories manager for the company s. Oakland and i of Angeles plants. A Short time later lie was named assistant to the \ ice president in change of Engineer some moderation of the cold was noted by the . Weather Bureau from the Western Plains and Texas into the mid Mississippi Valley. But in the East temperatures spiralled to their lowest level for a Jan. 22 in Many cities with All time record lows at Hartford conn., and Allentown a. Hartford reported a 26-be Low Zero Reading smashing the previous Mark of 24 below set on feb. 16, 1943. At Allentown a 12-below Reading broke the old rec Ord of to below set on Jan. 18, 1954. Record lows for the Date were set at Albany n.y., 16 below Hillsgrove ri., 6 below Richmond va., 7 above and Philadelphia i above. And even colder but there were even colder readings although not records. They included it. Mitchell n.c., 13 below Saranac n.y., 30 below Norfolk onnn., 33 below the Canoe making Center of old town Maine 29 below Lebanon n.h., 26 below Rumford Maine 23 below Newport vt., 23 below and Westover air Force base in Massachusetts 22 below. Probably the coldest spit in Maine where an unofficial Reading of 41 degrees below Zero was reported. Meanwhile firemen in scattered sections of the East battled the bitter cold As Well As flames. In new York City six persons including five children died in a Blaze which swept through four Brooklyn tenements in 13-degree weather. The victims were members of one family and included the Mother of the children. Firemen stayed out in 22 below Zero temperatures at Concord n. H., to extinguish a night Long fire that wrecked the old study Hall building of the exclusive St Paul a school. And at Carbondale pa., a stubborn general fire that flared anew five hours after it was first brought under control routed 13 in Milles into 12-Belowzero weather. Kennedy and aides meet in Council Washington up a president Kennedy set up a special advisory Council sunday to recommend ways for dealing with problems of Quot conflict of interest among Federal officials and a general problems of ethics in Gove s2 Millio mystery deepens in embezzlement first couple president elect and mrs. John f. Kennedy Are shown in this closeup study As they left their Georgetown Home in route to the White House prior to the inauguration of or. Kennedy As the nations 35th president. A up telephoto new Frontier Congress faces huge legislative program tugboat t men strike halts freight operation ing. Or. Kessler a a member of proposed outlay cop senator predicts new tax revision Washington up a Senate Durksen of Winola said sunday that president Kennedy will not Quot get through the first line of tree in the new Frontier Quot without raising taxes or heavy deficit spending. Durksen said he foresaw trouble in Congress Over the Cost of Kennedy a legislative program and indicated that he and other republicans would fight Many of the the Pacific Union of san Francisco saints Clare club of san Jose California the Toledo country club the Toledo club and the Inverness country cub All of Toledo. He pm a member of Sigma no fraternity a a 32nd degree Mason and a member of the american society of civil Engineer. Or. Kessler i survived by i wife Mary Virginia and daughter Mary Lou who i a freshman at Stanford University in California and a sister or. J. Mckelvey of Kirkwood Missouri. A in a confident i u differ very markedly with the new president on matters of the budget a Dirk sen declared. He voiced i views in a television interview for new York state stations with sen. Kenneth b. Keating , meanwhile the Council of state Chambers of Commerce warned now before Congress is sued by the new administration As Only a base for greater Federal spending the result will be Quot economic Boom and nine killed Pacific plane crash Honolulu up a Navy radar plane on Pacific Barrier duty crashed on Midway Island sunday in attempting a Landing and nine men were killed or missing of the 25 servicemen involved in the Accident. The plane a 70-ton four engine Constellation equipped with radar gear crashed after completing in la hour Mission patrolling the electronic defense system Between Midway and Ute Aleutian islands lands. A Navy spokesman said the plane swerved on Landing and swept through the duty crash Crew just off the runway. The spokesman said the plane crashed into a fire truck and burst open its fuselage. Til huge plane then caught fire six of the missing crewmen were aboard the plane and the three others were members of the ground Crew. The spokesman said the plane flipped Over on its Back when the fuselage split and then was consumed by fire. The plane took off saturday at 4 02 . Hot 9 02 . Est and was returning for its completed Mission when it crashed. The Accident occurred at 3 04 a m., hot 8 04 am. Est. By Vincent j. Burke United press International Washington up a con Gross must Clear a lot of routine business from its schedule before it tackles president Kennedy a Quot new Frontier a legislative program. New York up a tile new York Central Railroad announced sunday night a strike by 66 tug boat men in new York Harco has forced it to halt freight operations on its entire system from Chicago to the Atlantic coast. The announcement came As the two Day Kennedy administration moved actively into new York City s strike spawned trans Birta Tion crisis. President Kennedy sent labor Secretary Arthur Goldberg Here from Washington to join emergency around the clock negotiations. Tile Central already severely crippled by shutdowns of passenger service East of Buffalo sail its freight embargo was effective immediately because of Quot labor l. M. Riley general trans Dation superintendent of tile system said All freight movements on die entire Road would be halted. I Sheldon Iowa up the arrest and arraignment of a deposed corporation executive sunday heightened Hie mystery Mir a minding the $2-Mlllion embed lenient of the Sheldon National Bank by Hie Bank presidents daughter. Harold Kistner jr., 34, ousted president of the Northern biochemical corp., was arraigned at Sioux City Iowa on charges of aiding and abetting mrs. Bunder Geiger in the Bank embezzlement and was ordered held on $25,000 Bond. He was returned to the Woodbury county jail where mrs. Geiger 58, assistant cashier of the Bank headed by her father w. P. Iverson has been held sine last monday. Mrs. Geiger was the largest stockholder in Northern biochemical a fast rising live Stock feed company Here. Await Roosevelt a return meanwhile townspeople awaited the return of Elliott Roosevelt financial adviser to the company who was exacted to Fly Here from Washington either late Sun Day or monday. Roosevelt an As social said earlier would at tempt to Quot clarify Quot the position of the financially stricken biochemical company. Elstner seized saturday night at his Home Here by the Fri was i unable to meet the 125.000 Bond land a preliminary hearing was the business however is highly important to the Kennedy administration. It includes approval of sub Cabinet nominations Ami whether the hous rules commit. A a. _ tee shall be re run sized to breaking r nex wednesday the Bood bilk which threat 515 000 a old Han a a Herod for a conservative ens to kill Kennedy five major goals. Tiles goals Are enactment of legislation to raise the minimum wage and extend its coverage provide Federal Aid to education help Arras with chronic unemployment provide Low Cost housing and put the Cost of medical care for the aged under social Security. Kennedy Hopes Congress will act speedily on his nominations to sub Cabinet posts so he can get b s administration into action. Senate democratic Leader Mike Mansfield of Montana Hopes the Senate which must approve All presidential nomination will confirm All nominees by the end of the week. New president spends sunday Al Washington Washington up a president Kennedy walked part of the a to Church sunday after picking up a newspaper at his old Georgetown Home and dropping in on a neighbor. Full of surprises the president Rode out of the White House in big Black limousine. He was driven to his Home where he jumped out of the car with his youngest brother ted Kennedy and a Friend Paul it red Faye and paused on the Doorstep of his Georgetown Home he picked up his newspaper from the stoop and then decided to drop in on Ben Bradlee Newsweek Magazine correspondent who lives two doors away Quot anyone at Home Quot he caked out As he walked into Bradlee a Home and looked up the stairway with his brother and Faye follow ing on his heels. Bradlee taken by Surprise ran Down the step and said Quot sure Why Don t you come up Lur a few Bradlee Little boy Dino about 2, came out with his father end squealed with Delight. The president patted the Little boy in the head and alien went in to say hello to mrs. Bradlee an attractive blonde who was wearing Orange Capri pants a Gold Blouse and a coca sweater. A few minutes later the Bradley saw Kennedy to the door. I the president asked Bradlee. Or Kistner s arrest u. 8. La whether he enjoyed the inaugural. To let attorney f. L. Van als Tine i Bradlee who sat with his wife refused to comment on the gov in he arthr Ideulia Lux at of eminent action Oiler than state be the charge. Amazed at arrest mrs. Geiger and set by u. S. Was protested vigorously by kist Ner s attorney Frank Margolin. Margolin one of Sioux City a most prominent criminal attorneys told newsmen Kistner who was in Handcuffs at his arraignment would plead innocent to the charge and that the Case Quot definitely will be Kistner a Wile expressed amazement at her husband arrest. However site said she Felt certain that Quot events would Harold innocent of wrongdoing up five percent americans spent record sum for consumer goods in 1960 Washington up Commerce department reported sunday that americans spent a record $328.2 billion for goods and services last year or about la 823 for each Man woman and child in the country. The Dollar total was five per cent higher than in 1959. But because prices of some items Rose lust year the physical volume of goods and services bought by Consumers advanced by Only three per cent. The departments report showed that consumer spending was slipping As the year closed to a sea tonally adjusted basis retail sales dropped in november below Hie october level and dipped again in december. In computing its figures the department allows for Normal sea tonal fluctuations including for exp the ample the usual Christmas buying. Trend parallels declines this downward trend paralleled declines in personal income and Industrial production in the last two months of 1960. During the same two months unemployment Rose by 900,000. Consumer spending climbed to a record annual rate of $332 billion in the fourth Quarter of i960, after dipping slightly in the preceding three months to a $328.3 billion rate. A breakdown showed that most of the fluctuation occurred in Auto buying which Rose by $1 billion in the fourth Quarter. Purchases of household equipment and furniture picked up slightly but failed to regain the Spring level. Outlays for housing household operation transportation and other services continued their upward trend. Drop in personal savings the november and december drop of $3 billion in die yearly rate of personal income was reflected in a similar drop in personal saving. The latter which had shot up abnormally by $4 billion during the summer eased off by $3 billion to a rate of $26.1 billion in the fourth Quarter. The department also reported that in 1960 the average consumer spent $4.70 of each $10 Bill on nondurable goods such As food and clothing $1.30 pm such hard goods As cars refrigerators and furniture and $4 pm services. In 1948, the report said Consumers spent $5 50 of each Horn soft goods and Only $3.20 on serv ices. Hard goods stood at about ,11.30. Meets with governor Goldberg whose first act As Secretary saturday was to Volunteer his services in the strike crisis flew Here and went immediately into a meeting with Republican gov. Nelson a. Rockefeller democratic mayor Robert f Wagner and parties to tile dispute. Quot i came to do everything i can Quot Goldberg said. Quot this is a serious strike and should be settled in the Public interest. My presence Here reflects a spirit of cooperation to work together with the City and state officials trying to Settle the i Goldberg came Here at the be Hest of Kennedy lie said he Bact talked by Tele pm tone with the pres ident just before he flew Here and that the president expressed Quot con j Cerny a Over the strike by Oft men that has severely crippled the metropolitan new York area. His first Job the Secretary a former Al Cio general counsel said his participation in the negotiations was his first official business since he was sworn in. Quot i never had a Chance to put my feet under the desk Quot he said Quot i m her in new York at the invitation of governor Rockefeller. I Hope to get a settlement that will be fair to All Kistner was fired a Tion president on for Trie entire Cabinet won approval j it a a Ard of directors. Saturday in a special session. J came inaugural bad said Quot yes but i was cold up to my mrs. Bradlee told Kennedy to have Quot Jackie Quot Call her. Quot site will Quot Kennedy said a he went briskly Down the Steps took 11 a look at his limousine and started walking Down the Street. Aller it was Learned he id pleaded guilty in 1958 to tire in Melior Nehrens Board gave no reason for Senate committees already have begun reviewing Ute records of other nominees including nine i Zed sales or securities in members of the Pentagon Highlia. To command a couple of High jus ins ouster. Acc department appointees and a several state department posts. Tile list includes Roswell l. Gilled Rte nominated As Deputy Secretary of defense As Well As tile designated secretaries of tile army air Force and Navy Elvis j. Stahr jr., Eugene Z ticker t and John b. Con Nasiy i Corpora Kennedy was bareheaded and Lay by i he wort a Gray suit with a Mack it i a a Topcoat. He trudged through the Little More than 24 hours Snow without galoshes and seemed to be enjoying Ute brisk walk Down the Street to holy Trinity Church where he has worshipped for years aking the Way some pedestrians Tan american mining in Laos fighting Vientiane Laos up a the u. 8. Embassy said sunday the Only american known to be missing in strife tora i a of is Charles Duffy 42, of Watkins Glen n. Y. A spokesman denied reports thai two other americans also were missing. Duffy a contractor disappeared nine Days ago on a Hunting trip 18 Miles North of Vientiane. The area is infested Witt com lad touches off inferno killing four new York up a four year old boy apparently playing with matches Early sunday touched off a Blaze in which he died along with his Kotlier and four of his Sisters fir officials said. Tile boy s brother is in a Hospital with Burns Over 90 per cent of his body his father was injured and two other Sisters were i hospitalized with Burns and other injuries after leaping three stories into a Snowbank. Chief fire marshal Martin Scot said that firemen from 12 companies extinguished the two alarm Blaze with swept through four tenements in Brooklyn in 30 minutes afterwards they found the bodies of mrs. Anna Fancher 37, and four of her children Josephine 8, Charles 4, Florence 3, and Helen i in the Fancher apartment on the rear of the third floor. The children s father Howard 42, told Scott Itiat he recently had scolded Little charts and his older brother Howard jr., 9,. For playing with matches. Howard or. Tuba reports rebels killed in fighting who spotted the president walking Down the Street with his hands in pockets stir id in their tracks he also announced that he planned to nominate Paul Burgess Fay to he undersecretary of Navy and Hickman Price or. Of Detroit mich., and Rolland Burnstan of Chicago to be assistant secretaries of Commerce. In an unusually Busy sunday Kennedy also stepped into the rail and ferry labor dispute that Lias i ought transportation Chao to new York City. He sent labor Secretary Arthur j. Goldberg to new York to Confer with mayor Robert Wagner and gov. Nelson Rockefeller on the strike. Those named to the advisory panel w Ere Calvert Magruder former chief judge of the first circuit court of appeals who will serve As chairman professor Bael is Manning of Yale Law school and Jefferson Fordham Dean of the University of Pennsylvania Law school. Examine Standard the panel has been asked by the president to conduct a thorough examination of present ethical standards and regulations in All the agencies of the Federal government giving special attention to the adequacy of present Law governing conflict of interest Quot the White House said. It said the committee had been asked to recommend ways at strengthening conflict of interest Laws to maintain the Quot highest standards while at the Aam Elme not unduly impairing the effectiveness of Agency and department operations or the recruitment of qualified in addition the panel flu advise the president on measures which should be taken in order to insure that All activities of the Federal government Are conducted consistent with the highest possible standards of ethics the White House said. Lectures at Harvard Magruder 67, the head of the new advisory Council has been a lecturer at Harvard Law school since 1947. Fay who served in the same naval Squadron As Kennedy during world War ii service in the Southwest Pacific was described by the White House As Quot an Independent he served with die citizens for Kennedy committee in California during ate 1960 Campaign. Fay n in is executive vice Prest Dent of Hie Fay improvement company a heavy construction firm in san Francisco. In announcing the Price Ami Burny Tan nominations the pit Biden disclosed he was t is Huff the duties of the assistant secretaries of Commerce. He explained that the assistant secretaries previously served As supervisory of Lite specific Burelle and knitted engrams but that Abe and Secretary of Commerce Luther h. Hodges Felt both Assis should participate in both when he passed 111, or. President. To icy said foreign and Domestic matters. Kennedy said his two a Pairo is were qualified to Deal with i Otil areas because of their experience in Domestic and foreign affairs 1 Monist led father lao guerrilla was badly burned in tire Blaze. Ope is j i n. National jewish musical fete set Havana Tupi the Fidel Castro government sunday reported two a terrorist a a were killed in the rugged Scambray mountains confirming reports of a major Castro Effort to wipe out the sizeable guerrilla forces opposing by Lahue cok his regime. United press International in Tiai first Public acknowledge Vork up a to inter ment that a military operation National language of music Wilt was underway against rebels in draw jews together in a month Central Cuba the government a Lonk Observance beginning tills Dio Reid sorted two insurgents slain a Ltd a k. In a clash saturday night. The annual National jewish a in the Day s of the re music festival sponsored by the Giro of dictator Fulgencio Bali noun Al jewish welfare Board to no mention was made of any v11 i from Jan 28 through casualties on the government Side. 28-Premier c a Stro himself an Twyl urn a Observance of one if noun red Friday night that the end Judaism most unifying event. Of the Quot Yankee invasion Quot scare feature the commissioning of which put Cuba on War footing new musical works and the Intro had Given him tile Opportunity to auction of composition written concentrate on the Quot counter revolt s0ic� the last festival. Honan a in the maintains. Across the country jewish or Lus urgent fight militiamen Uganiza Lions will is on nor pie sern a reports from the Scambray lion of ancient music As Well As area of Las Villas province sat new radio and television artists urday night said some 4,000 heavy win encouraged to sing and by armed insurgents were fighting i Lay jewish music. Concerts will against a determined assault by future works of jewish Corn-30, xxx Castro militiamen posers. Heavy artillery bombardment j to pm Mirage appreciation were said to have preceded Ute i try festival was started in 1911 the song of muses at tile sea and the song of Deborah ail go Back to the earliest times. Historians say the modern jew. Ish music movement in America is about 50 years old. It has been Only in recent tunes that organized choir singing has been hear i to any extent in synagogue Tor example. Heard Bim Oil fam Piteg today jewish in far beyond the Leo of jewish music i Quentlyn in new v Hail. Choruses hav by jewish commas i re uie is he pits Comer ire Given five irks Carn _ e a bet n formed n t c i s. Militia drive. Die in Hake f ave Rah am England up a eight beagles chasing a Rabbit were electrocuted sunday when the Rabbit led them across the electrified track of a rail line be Ai Here. Tile rat to encourage the creation and appreciation of music in the lives of jews and to familiarize others with jewish music. Since the Days of the Temple in Jerusalem More than 2,000 years ago music has played a vital role in the religious life of the jewish partly people. The music of the psalms publishing companies have been founded exclusively cot priming jewish music and increasing attention is Bing Given to the recording of jewish compositions. Tile mus e festival begins on the Sabbath Shah Quot the s birth of song Quot when the eldest songs in holy writ Are chanted in five synagogue s order or weekly serb Dural readings. Weal Lier Cix by to a me it. Aud some to Haf

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