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Alton Evening Telegraph (Newspaper) - June 23, 1950, Alton, Illinois Alton evening Telegraph member of the associated press so per copy. Vol. Civ no. 137 Alton ill., Friday Jui 23, 1950 established january 15, 1835. School Board signs up four new teachers the rep Are june College grads for elementary grades four teachers were hired thursday by the Board of education on recommendation of instruction supt. B. Johnson. The Board met at luncheon at the Mineral Springs hotel. Three of the new instructors will teach in the elementary schools. The fourth Joe Toms of West Frankfort will teach commercial subjects. He has had two years experience. Bill Reed widely known the other three june graduates will begin their teaching careers. They Are Bill Reed Shurtleff Truman Jewitt Shurtleff graduate and miss Martha Irene May of Edwardsville daughter of farm advisor t. W. May. An aeolian Reed has become widely known As a Singer. The Board discussed plans for improving its Protection service. One move is that a Likely employment of an assistant to the present a proving night watchman. Thefts at schools and the recent fire at. Washington building prompted the Hoard to consider strengthening its Protection system. Open in september Progress on Central Junior High on Johnson Street now under construction was reported to the Hoard. Indications Are the Board will be unable to Start installing equipment by july i. As planned hut the Hoard still is confident that classes in the new Junior High building will begin in september. The Board discussed with Thomas j. Jan contractor the repair of fire damage on the Washington building. Jun submitted the Low bid on the Job but the building will be examined further and the project will be Given More discussion before the restoration Job is launched. Strength Only peace i grantee a on Naiu James Kelley Dies served 2 Council terms former superintendent of streets democratic Leader e. I. V Ungry to retire after National guard Bookie Senate to open 27 years a school treasurer wont be called 500,000 service quiz m n i daily business 0 n Okayo Plant passed secret of Washington. June 23 it a a a i data Fri says James 0. Kelley of Mccart Gabrie Sonsa is Washington june 23. Ltd a senator Connail Ltd text said today soviet attempts to undermine peace mean that free nations must build up their defences a sufficient to meet the needs of the weakness and indecision on the part of the democratic countries a told the Senate will Only invite aggression. But strength coupled a with determination to use it if necessary a he said a is the Best guarantee we ran possibly have that a third world War May be Connail chairman of the Senate foreign relations committee spoke out at the opening of debate on a $1,222,5ck ,000 foreign arms Bill. The measure Calls for military Aid to North Atlantic pact allies and other Friendly nations. It contains provisions which already have run into Soma Republican objections. De Moor a tie leaders discuss fall la 118 Springfield. June 23 a Illinois democratic party leaders today held a luncheon meeting to discuss their fall election Campaign plans. The meeting was called by Michael f. Seyfrit of Carlinville chairman of the democratic state committee. Young democrats of minds will open their biennial convention Here tonight. A business session tomorrow will wind up the convention. Navy wants recruits the Navy Recruiter in Alton chief Steve j. Hersham. Has announced the Navy now has unlimited quota of men to be enlisted in its Many different Navy rates. Any Young Man Between the Ages of 17 and 31, who can pass the Navy test and physical examination should Contact the Navy Recruiter Jim carpentry or Steve Hersham at the recruit station located at the u. S. Employment office 203 Henry Street for further information on the Navy. Atlantic City n. J., tune 23 Republican National chairman Guy Gabrielson launched the party s 1950 vote getting Campaign today with the assertion that americans a wholeheartedly agree with the objectives a of sen. Joseph Mccarthy of Wisconsin. Gabrielson opened a two Day meeting of Republican leaders Maine to Florida. The gathering most of it behind closed doors a is the first of three a a shirtsleeves organizational meetings aimed at getting out the Republican vote a this fail. Mccarthy who has charged the state department is communist infiltrated has Quot received great support in the country generally a Gabrielson told newsmen before the meeting convened. Quot from my Survey a he said a the trend of opinion is that the people wholeheartedly agree with the objectives Mccarthy is after and he has cast doubt on whether the government has come clean with trying to rid itself of it was the first time Gabrielson had voiced opinion on i he nation s reaction to Mccarthy a i charge. A i Don t think a the gop chairman added a that the average per a son is close enough to know or care about the methods it employed by Mccarthy. Certainly objectives have received great sup a port in the country Gabrielson made no comment on views expressed wednesday by go Alfred e. Driscoll of new Jersey who wired to say a i cannot condone methods that in the name of patriotism May contribute to the destruction of our form of Driscoll is the Only governor attending the meeting. A spokesman for the National committee said neither this meeting nor the one scheduled for j Salt Lake City july 31-aug. I and for Chicago in mid september a could be classified As action conferences. He said the meetings Are intended for the Exchange of ideas on How to bring a Republican Victory in november to gain control of both houses of Congress the republicans mute retain the seats they now have and add at least seven senators and i 47 representatives. Gabrielson said he Felt the party would win six possibly nine Senate seat. He broke the six Down to two in connect Scutt and one each in Pennsylvania Illinois Ida Jho and Utah. He said the party j Quot had a Good Chance in California a for one seat and a stands a Chance for one in new York and the republicans should win minimum of 30 new seats in the House Gabrielson said. He qualified that statement by saying a Complete Survey had not yet been made of the party s chances to capture control of the House. Attending the meeting Are representatives from 17 states on the Eastern Seaboard. They include National committeemen and women state chairmen and vice chairmen and Heads of Young Republican and women s Republican groups. James o. Kelley former superintendent of streets died thursday at 7 30 p. In. At Home 1718 Bozza. His death occurred two Days before seventy fourth birthday anniversary. He had been in failing health for some time but had been Able to be up and about the House until shortly before death. He succumbed while wife sat beside bed talking to . Jim Kelley a Public career included two terms As Alderman of fifth Ward and Long service As superintendent of streets. His first two year term As Alderman was under the late former mayor w. M. Sauvage the second under the i late former mayor s. G. B. Crawford. His Council tenure was distinguished by careful attention to the duties of office. Under the second administration of former mayor Thomas w. But Ler he served As superintendent of Street work. The department achieved a High efficiency under supervision and work won wide Praise. More recently under former mayor Struif he again i held the position. From 1933-37 he was head Farmer at Vandalia state farm. Before coming to Alton la 1905, he had served As Road commissioner of plasm township in Jersey county. Or. Kelley in former years was Active in the democratic party As a precinct committeeman he was widely known and made friends i easily. He was an affable Man or possessed of a kindly disposition and support was valued to candidates for Public office. Funeral monday or. Kelley was born in Alton but parents cd to a farm near Brighton in Jersey county when he was three months old and he remained there until he was 27. He Geivet As Road commissioner in Piasa township in i Jersey county for two a jars before moving to Alton. Surviving Are wife. The for Mer miss Sophia Meyer and three Sisters mrs. John Carr. Mrs. Anton Johnson and mrs. Julia Wolf All of Alton. Or. Kelley was a member of is Patrick s Church and Alton court-1 Cit no. 460, knights of Columbus. Funeral rites will be conducted monday at 9 a. In. In St. Patrick s Church. Burial will be in St. Patrick s cemetery. The body is at Staten funeral Home where friends May Call after 7 p. In. Saturday. The Rosary will be recited sunday at 8 p. In. After 27 years As treasurer of Alton school township a position in which he has been custodian of the funds of Alton school District e. G. Yungck will retire at the close of present term in jul. Treasurer Yungck a decision to retire recently was communicated to the members of the township school trustee Board and at the quarterly meeting of the trustees thursday night c. B. Rippley was appointed to the position of treasurer for the 2-year term starting in july 30,000 Briggs Auto pm Washington june 23 up _ Senate crime investigators disclosed today that a St. Louis gambling firm has been doing a $500,000-a loves to strike monday rat it mal1 or<1er and Telegraph r a \ Bookie business on horse races and for pm contract baseball bets. Chairman Kefauver a Tenn of i by Thi associated kiss the crime investigating committee Tennessee Highway patrolmen named the firm As c. Rich amp i can guard the bloody strike scene co. He said the firms records Are j at the american Enka corp. Ray now in the hands of Committer on Plant near Here without calling investigators Rippley w to is purchasing agent for National guard Aid the state the disclosure came As Kefauver i plans changed after Mccarthy issues statement Washington june 23 of a Senate investigators decided t to of Millers Mutual fire insurance safety commissioner decided today questioned chief Post office in a bastion career Diplomat John s. Association has been seeing As a commissioner Sam k. Neal said Rector Clifton c. Garner on the7< race up Quot a pc a ,a3f school trustee since april of 1946. Today he has decided against ask possibility of charging gamblers Quot 1 1 a eng Joy. Gordon Browning to w h violations of postal regulations Send National guardsmen Here. By Gnu cd of be mails. Neal a decision a alted since Anin developments Atlanta jul Kauk to quit Bora a so of i. S. Curbs Atlanta hi., june 23, it Jpn i and of late has been chairman of the t trustee Board. Prior to the action taken last night to fill the coming term in outbreak of gunfire wounded four the office of treasurer Rippley men yesterday came after hours tendered resignation As trustee of investigation which carried fat and chairman. On acceptance of into the night. His resignation he then made a j gov. Browning has indicated he plication for the treasure ship and we follow Neal a recommendation. His appointment was later of i he and adj. Gen. Same t. Wal firmed. Ape rame Here yesterday with 75 the Board also acted to fill the j Highway patrolmen to restore or vacancy left in the Board member Der. Ship by the chairman s Resigna a but eight or nine of tinn and appointed As a trustee Harry h. Ziegler of 24 u mender i up for questioning after the gun son an accountant wit h c. A fire erupted Early yesterday were released during the night said Neah neat said he expects charges to he placed against others today in connection with the siege of the the testimony purportedly showing that he passed secret military data to a defendant in the 1945 amerasian Case.1. Kefauver told reporters sen the Senate foreign relations Aubain investigators will go into Ohio committee looking into the Case assured by gov. Frank j. Laushe of Vars cd an earlier arrangement of full cooperation from state Law Inz service a state depart enforcement agencies. Mont far Eastern official behind 2. U. S. Prison director James doors. V. Bennett told the senators the the switch on plans it a american bar association is con Learned was the result of a state sideling recommending legislation ment by sen. Mccarthy a wis aimed Ai slapping an excise tax on riving version of secret test gambling profits. Mony which the inquiry commit he said a Federal District judge received last month from Fri nearly too men and women picked held that although the firm was Agens sch Tosser de co. Notice of ap-1 Point Merit was sent to Ziegler today by treasurer Yungck who also serves As clerk of the trustees body. The 62-Vear-old peonies Bank of Board it was said t Oday j Rik it Ridden Plant a ? \. Or deferred formal reorganization and 1 naming of a new chairman until doing a business of $500,000 a Day a there was no lottery violation because skill was involved in picking the winners. Garner said the government did not Appeal because the u. S. District attorney decided against pressing the charges. Atlanta is going out of business because of what its directors called Quot excessive taxes government restriction and government the decision of was announced yesterday by Cir Cuit judge Frank s. Besan who also is president of the Bank. He said the Hank has Only a a that full of farm mortgage Loans because of the new a new member is seated. The 13-week-old strike of the Cio textile workers Union has spawned repeated incidents since service was called Back to the witness stand today after testifying under oath last night that he never knowingly gave secret military information to Philip Jaffe who was editor of the now defunct amerasian Magazine. Service made that assertion aft Kefauver said committee invest or stating that lie was unwittingly Gator Are studying the Case. And innocently involved in tha. ,. I i -. A. A police raid on a gambling amerasian episode which brought i he boat d is composed of Thieo Plant reopened for production Headquarters in St. Louis has un-1 discovery by Federal agents of win. Iju two May. Co Arf , bowing a c. I Hundell of four of five railroads singled j. Rich a co., has been doing a ment papers in the new York of out for a strike of Al switchman i nationwide gambling business by i flee of the Magazine sunday have announced they will i mail and Telegraph not attempt to operate. J polio reported some of the after Ripples resignation last the directors night Are i v. Skipper a member since 1935, and Earl j. Henderson who was named last november to fill a vacancy. Appointed in 1923 treasurer Yun Golc who is a re Competition by various government Tim Bull Dink contractor recalled lending agencies. But he added that the Bank is in a Quot healthy conditions and that its asset Are a highly Atlanta a Community of 1300 in Central Illinois also is served by the Atlanta National Bank. Judge Bevan said that under the circumstances the directors had agreed that they Are a oaf an age when we feel the thing to do is get out of business while we can do so without hurting the directors besides judge be an today that he was first appointed school treasurer in 1923 As successor to the late Fred Hoffmeister. At time of appointment he had a Long bark log of interest in school matters. As a resident of North Alton before its annexation to Alton he had served As a director of the then North Alton District to. 123. He held this position when the North Alton part of District no. 123 was absorbed automatically into Altona a then Spe the National railway mediation 1 Board kept Busy attempting to Avert the switchman s strike and a threatened walkout of trainmen and conductors july 15, but gave i no word of Progress. In the rail dispute the Chicago 1 great Western said it would not j attempt to run trains if the switch a men strike shut Down plans also were made by the Denver a Rio j Grande Western the Chicago Rock i Island a Pacific and the Western j Pacific. Lie Northern no included in the switchman s strike Call. In Detroit the Cio United Auto workers ratified a new contract m records showed Western Union office managers had been offered a 25 percent Cut on betting profits for handling bets. Freedom not Hurt at u of i Board is told rial charter District As a result of who is 64, Are p. A. Crisfield 65, the 8"nexatkm. Later Yungck was carrying age pensions for e named to the Alton Board of education by mayor Beati and served on the boards committee which had charge of the erection of Mckinley school in the Northside. Treasurer Yungck s father Jacob g. Yungck had been a member of and j. A. Applegate 58. Miss a. Bart cashier is a fourth director. The March statement of the Bank showed it assets and resources totalled $1,6.36,646, sen. Mccarthy a was has accused service of collaborating with communists a charge which service flatly denied yesterday. Mccarthy told reporters that Fri agents testimony taken by the Senate inquiry committee at closed sessions last month will show the Fri had a concealed microphone in Jaffe s room in the hotel stat Ler in Washington when service and Jaffe met there in May of 1945. A will the Fri testimony show Quot Mccarthy was raked a whether service supplied secret military information to Jaffe Quot Mccarthy replied Quot yes it will. It will also show that service was aware that the military information was Mccarthy had no comment acceptance of deposits will hell. Discontinued june 30 and the de the North a ton 8cho�1 Board prior 6 10 students stranded ship called unsafe Exchange club delegates Register for convention new York june 23, �.4 six Hundred dejected College students were stranded in new York today Atter the cd St guard branded their chartered ship a Quot firetrap and halted its scheduled Sal no for Europe. The coast guard clapped its ban or the s8c0-t.n Norw Gin liner Svalbard yesterday just two hours of Tore it wag to sail w i h College men and women from All parts of the United states. The vessel owned by the norwegian government had been chartered for 5200,000 by the National student association whose president is Robert Kelly of St. Peter s College Jersey City n. It had been scheduled to Dock at Rotterdam in july 3 and leave there aug. 31 for the return trip. Coast guard inspectors Gold miss Helen Bryan 24, Sarah Lawrence College student and Asa travel organizer that the vessel stairways were too narrow its wooden bunks did not meet safety regulations and there was no automatic fire alarm. The students heard the new As they waited on the pier ready to Board the ship. The disappointed students spent last night in Columbia and City College dormitories. Hote s and elsewhere the round trip Pas age was to have Cost each student $310. Vision to close will be submitted to stockholders for approval at a meeting july 29. Stockholder approval was considered certain. Gat that pair held for observation the pet cat that big or. And mrs. Andrew Francis of East Al ton is being held for two weeks observation and Hast been destroyed. As at first reported the Telegraph was informed today Bys the veterinarian to whom the cat was being taken for treat fent Urbana june 23. Up a the University of Illinois Board of ploy of the motor products corp. Trustees has accepted a fact find Pant in committees report that there. ,. In Pittsburgh More than 30001 has been no violation of academic Quot asked w Hether he has had Al members of the milk and ice Freedom in the University a eco i 8 by Cream salesmen s local will decide nomic department tonight whether to end their 15 i one Board member John r. For Dav old strike. Nof of Streator said he considers. ,. The 11-Day Cio american news a a the whole situation in its final i to the time e. G. \ Yungck became paper Guild strike against the new analysis a wholesome he York world Telegram and Sun added Quot the clarification that has continued. Come with this report has been j a walkout of 30,000 Briggs manufacturing co. Employees to Stoddard concurs Start at to a m. Monday was Call u. Of i. President George d. De by the Cio United Auto work Stoddard concurred in the report Era another 10,000 were author i and presented it to the Board at a ired to strike at the Hudson motor meeting yesterday. The Board took car co. But no Date a set. The no official action but Many trus Issue is whether Briggs and mud tees expressed approval of it. Son Are to match the a awl a con but economics prof. Donald l. Tract with general motors corp. Kemmerer asserted Quot a number of of Briggs is struck 13,000 Chrys is in the economics department do i immediately. Morris described tiler workers would face layoffs for not agree with some of the state testimony As material showing Lack of car bodies. Employees of the ments of fact on which this report service had Given Jaffe secret a member. After the annexation of North Alton to Alton the township Board of school trustees went into a Long period of hibernation. It seemed to have no Active functions left because Alton school District j had been extended Over most of Alton township and the Alton Board by its special charter named its own treasurer. But after the Alton special charter was abandoned with the creation of Alton cant inned on Page 2, col. 2. Is not a member of the inquiry group and was not present when the Fri agents testified. Questioning by the committee s Republican counsel Robert Morris brought service s denial that he Ever knowingly handed secret military data to Jaffe. Service said he undoubtedly had discussed tha wartime military situation in China with Jaffe but that he actually had no military secrets to impart to the editor. At that Point. Morris turned to sen. Tydings Ltd myth committee chairman and requested that secret testimony in the committees Possession be made Pullo when it suddenly turned on its zealand publisher Dies owners. Or. And mrs. Francis later Sydney Australia. June 23. It pm received treatment at St. Josephs sir Cecil Leys 73, new zealand Hospital. Newspaper publisher died today at the veterinarian said the cat j Mackay North Queensland. Sir will be observed to determine Cecil who had been ill for a week whether it has rabies. Cats the was chairman of the Board of i Veteri Nanan added can transmit. Rectors of new zealand new spa Rabiea. The animal is at the or. B. I per Ltd., publishers of the Turk of. Ward animal Hospital 3514 East land Star Christ Church Star Sun Broadway. And periodicals. One ton copy Liberty Kell replica to be shown at Square tonight Packard motor car co. Also would be affected. Pol we h id firefly hut of fireworks has been drawn. Military data. On the be of their state convention members of Alton Exchange club elected Herman l. Peek president thursday evening at the Mineral Springs hotel. Fred Berry was chairman of the nominating committee. T. B. Metcalfe was named vice president Harry h. Ziegler treasurer and Francis Stevenson Secretary. Three members were elected to Board of control. They Are de Gratias Kenneth Denzer Rind Bernard Hughes. The officers and Board members will be installed july 13. Richard l. Hudson program chairman for the evening introduced mrs. Paul Morrissey and miss Mary Ann Connelly mrs Morrissey made introductory remarks to the film a you can change the the film described the Quot Christopher movement through a discussion among movie stars and father Keller. Experiences which cited the effectiveness of the a a Christopherso were re lated by father Keller. Jack Kelly served As projectionist. General co chairmen for the convention j. W. Kelly of East Alton. I told members of last minute details and final arrangements. Ralph Vandling co chairman of transportation. Stated that cars will be provided saturday afternoon for a Side trips of interest to out of town delegates. Trips will include the Mcadams Highway Alton locks and dam yacht club and other Points of interest. Frank Hack and Lester Cherry reported that their committee arrangements have been completed. Russell Logan introduced c. E. Clark of Independence mo., a guest for the evening. Convention Headquarters Are at the Mineral Springs hotel with registrations beginning this afternoon. The first event will be a smorgasbord dinner at 6 p. In. Today followed by a dance at the Mineral Springs ballroom. A weather partly Cloudy Windy and continued warm this afternoon tonight and saturday with likelihood of occasional showers afternoon temperatures in Low 90s today and tomorrow lowest saturday morning about 75. Five Day extended forecasts temperatures will average 5 to 3 degrees above Normal. Normal maximum 84 North to 89 South Normal minimum 60 North to 65 South. A Little cooler Northern Section Over the weekend warming again these sections thereafter. Little change Southern sections during period. Precipitation mostly h to let inches occurring As showers Over the weekend and again mid week. River stages a Zero sbs.48 a sea Lees 7 a in w Bureau i a in i cd amp dam la stage 19 49 it. Lock 415.80 Rise 1.46 it. Tail Uter 414.97 police made four fruitless investigations in response to complaints about fireworks Between to p. In. And Midnight thursday. After one fruitless cruise to the Northeast Edge of the City a patrolman reported Back Quot no fireworks to be seen Here but there sure Are a lot of firefly Quot the last complaint of the series came from a businessman on Pearl Street who reported firecrackers being tossed from a it at Ion Wagon to explode on the Street. Shooting of firecrackers near a skating rink in the 1800-Block of East Broadway was traced to a group of St. Louis youths who drove on before a police car Ai Rived. A Bluff Street resident complained of noisy fireworks and a Sherman Street resident reported roman candles being fired from the Vicinity of Kendall Avenue. A one ton replica of americans famous Symbol of Freedom the i Liberty Bell will be exhibited in connection with a Parade slated at j 5 30 p. In. Today from sportsman s Park to Lincoln Douglas Square i where a program is planned in eluding a performance by the Al a ton municipal band from 6 30 to 9 p. In. The Tell symbolizes the u. S. Savings Bond drive in Illinois. It w As donated by six leading Copper companies a steel company an automobile manufacturer an Illinois truck line and an Oil company plus a truck mounted unit with a Driver. The Illinois quota in the drive known As the Independence drive is $56,048,000. The National quota la $650,000,000. Arnold j. Rauen state director u. S. Treasury savings Bonds division for Illinois said the Tell is of the same metals formula with slight improvement As the original now in Philadelphia. The Only difference from America s revered relic is represented by a painted line on the replica instead of the crack and there Are no dents or chips in the Illinois Bell. Not Only does it have the same dimensions and appearance even to the misalignment of the letters on its Crown but it has teen so constructed As to sound the exact note sounded by the original Bell. On saturday morning the Tell will be exhibited in East Alton and Wood River and again in Alton on saturday afternoon. Mimic my band concert program Riverview Park tonight at 8. Rock Spring Park sunday 8. P. M. Mrs. May Katherine Pelot vocal soloist Lester Parker manager Leroy Dalhaus. Director March a trombone King. King novelette a Moonlight in Florida Quot. Storm selections a Moon love. Tschaikowsky Quot clarinet polka a Arr. Kostelanetz paso Dobley Quot Al Eucario Quot. Padilla overture Quot student Prince Quot a. Romberg concert March a Ciri Biribin a Arr. Alford Novelty Quot at the Gremlin balls Hill vocal Solo a will you remember maytime Romberg mrs. Pelot Soprano. Selection Quot Pizzicato polka a. Strauss March Quot our glorious pm de Luca Blema t i Barge Mal academic Freedom i it was Tydings who in refusing had been violated in the economics to Grant Morris request Identie department were made after eco fled the testimony As that re Nom Ini prof Ralph w. Blodgett revived from Fri agents. Tydings resigned to accept a similar pot insisted that he was not going to Hon at the University of Florida have secret testimony on the am Kemmerer asserted Blodgett was Eurasia Case come out in piecemeal forced to quit because Quot free in fashion. He said the Public would ter Prisc economic theories did not Jet the full Story when the com agree with those of Dean Howard Mittee s inquiry has been com a. Bowen of the College of com plated. Merer and prof. E. K. Hagen after a Wrangle Between Tyd chairman of the economics depart my and Morris it was decided ment that service would be confronted deficit financing upheld with the Fri testimony Al a closed Kemmerer who is president of meeting today the u. Of i Branch of the Anteri it a ran association of University professors said Bowen and Hagen uphold the deficit financing theory. The faculty committee which investigated the situation was composed of prof. Albert j. Harno of the Law school. Prof. Frederick s. Siebert journalism and prof. F. Wheeler Loomis physics. Their report said actions involving prof. Blodgett were a not a violation of a Adamic Freedom but rather a failure in human relations and a failure in Park Livingston a trustee praised i he faculty committee for a a full and comprehensive report and i see Noth i official required of the Board at this Kenney e. Willia tuis it a Board president agreed. Stoddard said there is Quot no Evi continued on Page to col. I. Cirl to becomes Mother in Omaha Omaha june 23, up a a 10-year-old girl and her Newborn son were in Quot excellent conditions a in an Omaha Hospital today. The baby who weighed six pounds eight ounces was delivered tuesday without any special measures a Hospital spokesman said. The girl White described As a Small for her age a had teen in the Hospital several weeks. She had been Given blood transfusions to build up her strength. The spokesman said the girls name and address would be withheld. The child he said will probably be placed for adoption a very kills convict hits Ball players Miami fla., june 23. Up a lightning in Florida yesterday destroyed a Church killed an escaping convict and knocked Down eight baseball players and an Umpire. Convict Angelo Massina 30, was by a Bolt while fleeing across a Field near Winter Haven manager m. L. Fletcher cd the Bartow state Road Camp said. An eyewitness gave this account he raw Massina running. Lightning darted about but he threw up hands and kept going. Lightning again flitted around and this time he fell. The Bolt ripped off the spies of shoes and one shoe was twisted. Fletcher said no wounds wer i found on Massina who w Ith a com a Panion had jumped off a prison truck when it stopped at a traffic Light. The other convict. Robert w. Mckay 28, was critically wounded by gun shot. Massina was serving five years for breaking and entering and Mckay four years for the same offence. Another Bolt during a baseball game at the naval air station near Jackson Vil knocked the Umpire and eight player to the ground. Three players had to be revived by artificial respiration but non was seriously Hurt in Winter Haven lightning a Power pole travelled under the Street by underground Cable to the Christian science Church and started a fire. The Church built in 1928 at a Cost of $75, Job a completely burned

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