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Altoona Mirror (Newspaper) - December 23, 1963, Altoona, Pennsylvania City edition the circulation of the Altoona Mirror saturday was 34,034 Altoona St Tarot. Weather cold tuesday your plans for a motor trip Over the Christmas Holiday should provide ample time for Safe travel. Vol. 7ft�?no, 168 phone i 4-7171 Altoona pa., monday evening december 28, 1963. A a thirty pages Price ten cent Sion feared dead in Ocean liner fire s. H. Jubelirer takes oath As 2nd judge Here new official Promise to a bring Honor Anil distinction to the office. Atty. Samuel h. Jubelirer a former president of the Blair county bar association and a practising attorney in the county for Many years was elevated to the Bench this morning with appropriate ceremonies in the courthouse at Hollidaysburg. First to Welcome the new judge was president judge John m. Klepser who presided at the court session which consumed less than an hour judge Jubelirer in his response to judge Klepser and the ceremonies pledged to the citizens of Blair county that he will Endeavor to bring Honor and distinction to the office remembering at All times that a i am your representative and that i must answer to the administration of the oath of office by Thomas g. Peoples county Register and recorder was preceded by Brief formalities in which judge Klepser noted in welcoming the Large group in the courtroom that Quot for the first time in history Blair county now has two judges. Gov. William w. Scranton following passage of an act of the Pennsylvania legislature appointed atty. Jubelirer to be Blair county a second judge. Final Mirror list of Cartier placed on 9 63 Honor Roll the 236 Altoona Mirror carriers in the City Bellwood and Hollidaysburg who have completed their collections for the year have been named to the mirrors Honor Roll for their achievement. Both the carriers and the newspaper express their thanks to the patrons who have made it possible for the youths to close their Hooks before the Holiday season. The Mirror also extends congratulations to the carriers whose energetic efforts have made it possible for the Honor Roll to be completed at this time. The following list contains the final names on the Honor Roll b denoting a route in Bellwood and h a Hollidaysburg route no. Of name 226 61 Robert spa hone 227 141 David Kulp 228 116 Gary Busker 229 62 Robert Owens 236 261 Dennis Rafferty 231 b-6 Dale Merritts 232 b-2 John Shively 233 124 Richard Ashburn 234 b-7 Sewell Harris 235 153 Rodney Ewing 236 h-19 Jack Teeter Christmas mail Peak Well Over Crumm reports every piece of first class mail deposited in the Altoona Post of he has taken the oath of office face before 9 a in. Tomorrow will on to made in our county. Saw will c .7 a. Iii. Ii Iii Siuw will today so on this very Day his be delivered in the local area be tory is compares time periods judge Klepser noted too that the new judge and his colleague was surrounded by fellow attorneys his family and Host of friends. Quot for Many years Quot judge Klepser said a Blair county has been the largest judicial District in Pennsylvania with but one judge carrying on the business of the court. Quot in retrospect Over the past 117 years of Blair county a existence we have seen our county develop from horseback and horse drawn Carriage and canal travel which was the Mode of travel for our Early judges to our present fast motor vehicles railroads and air transportation. In the Early Days of our courts the counties served by the Early judges were really a vast wilderness. Quot and now ladies and gentlemen that or. Jubelirer is sworn in and inaugurated As our additional judge i know that i am speaking for or. Jubelirer As for myself that working together. It shall be our Defeated and purpose to serve every Man woman and child in Blair county seeing to it that common Justice shall prevail and in do continued on Page 14, column s in today a Altoona Mirror Page amusements. 20 comics and panels 22 crossword Puzzle 6 editorials and features 8 editorials by the people la major Hoople 6 poets Comer 20 social events 12 sports .24-25 women a features 12 Central state news 17 the doctor says 4 Uncle rays Cornell Hedda Hopper .20 want ads 26-27-28-29 heavy snowfall1 covers state i up to 9 inches Southland paralysed by Snow and hard freeze Snow move i i p eat coast. By United press International any doubts about a White Christmas in Pennsylvania were erased today by a prediction of substantial snowfalls. Much of the Snow of the past week has taken on a Quot Grey look Quot but new Falls ranging to nine inches were to add a glittering tinsel to the landscape especially in Central and Western portions of the state. Cloudiness increased rapidly across Pennsylvania Early to-1 Day with Low temperatures generally above those of the past few nights. A Low pressure disturbance developed in the Gulf of Mexico during the night and was expected to move across the Southeastern states today and be entered off the Virginia coast by Early tonight. All sections affected Snow associated with this sys-1 tem was expected to move into All sections of the state during the morning and afternoon possibly mixed with rain in extreme Southeast areas tonight. The heaviest Snow was predicted for South Central Pennsylvania beginning in the morning and changing to Snow flurries tonight. An accumulation of five to nine inches of new Snow foreign Aid 1 Bill cleared for new vote gun is taken from witness at Ruby hearing Hon or i nit report measure to floor red haired action demo Leader see \ Ictor. 900 reported rescued from burning ship . Air Force plane lifeless bodies in Elater off Morocco is i t by Edwin f. Fite United press International Dallas up a police today took a gun from the purse of a trip teaser who was called As a witness in the bad hearing for self appointed executioner Jack Ruby. A sheriff s Matron assigned Washington up a demo t0 search women visitors to the Quot Irr at tar Fly it Crane leaders still struggling courtroom As part of a massive 1 to adjourn Congress before set Unity operation found Tho Vamp Dlo reports said Rescue Christmas won a preliminary weapon As stripper Karen Lynn ships today picked up round today when the House Bennett. 19 who performed for about Wmk survivors after rules committee cleared presi Ruby under the name a Little pvn Winn Dent Johnson s foreign Aid Bill Lynn m has arouse club in an Ltd explosions rip ted for floor action. Jeered the court. Through the greek liner the committee which he Bliss Bennett was not arrest Lakonia cruising with 1,-cause of democratic Absen pm she ha<1 a pin called As a q3 j theism and a Republican Hoy Law Ness a by defense Effort to Scott could not produce a quo a it by Slayer of accused As Irum needed to act saturday. Quot ass n Lee Harvey Oswald re moroccan coast turned out All but three of its Lead on Bond about too persons were 15 members today. By an 8 to j inked by six defense actor Feame Dea m Tho discs Eris my persons aboard in the Atlantic 500 Miles off the Santa a Early a Tracey Lynn Joslin 5, has an Early visit from Santa this year. When it was Learned a week ago that Tracey has leukaemia doctors say her life could last a Day or six months Santa decided to come Early. The Birmingham ala., youth got a doll and the other toys that surround her. Nea telephoto As Active candidate Bond flanked by six defense Attor-4 vote the committee cleared nays smiled and joked the measures for another test As by v As slipped into the. Courtroom Early under heavy three of the passengers confident of Victory Euard he Tweh for or tar it a a i. A a a spa Lor p lures aboard were americans congressional leaders mean when the hearing started in f. A it a time had rounded up every Der dist. Criminal judge Joe 1 were hot available member and were continued on Page 3, column 4 on confident that despite a trans _ _ por tation foul up due to an Over fore Christmas Post Mastera Bruce Crumm promised today in in a from g t0 2\ degrees a no Rhino the annul Ira a 10 10 degrees Ike urges gov. Scranton night Snow they had the kit to Settle the Aid Issue on terms to Lucial do i Llull l acceptable to the president. Not Only the foreign Aid gunned doll Money Bill but Johnson s pres to enter 1964gop race Tige was at stake in the show to. 11711 c i Down fight. A key democratic duty All Verll circles dermatologist Dies at Home in Hollidaysburg reporting the annual Christmas Peak Rush had passed. Actual Peak was the Middle of last week or. Crumm said noting that while Over All volume for the season was 4.1 per cent higher than 1962, better mailing habits by the Public had spread it out Over a much Quot easier to handle Quot period. For Christmas Day itself Only a Skeleton Force will be at work in the Post office delivering Only special delivery items. After Christmas the Post office is braced for the usual year end flood of magazines calendars and Bills which create another Peak. To handle this years Christmas mail no extra outside help was needed for the carriers from Altoona or. Crumm said. But there were 45 extra people employed for clerical and mail handling work on the floor of the Post office. Quot its a great improvement continued on pages column 8 hit run other traffic mishaps listed in City four to six inches or More of Felty renamed to authority for new term Leader House whip Hale Boggs of Louisiana confidently claimed enough strength to win the Battle Over the $3 billion a by Raymond Lahr Propri Tion Bill. United press International three absent Washington a up a the Republican presi the rues group dental Outlook appeared More Uncertain than Ever with every member a we am Hiva Ivo it mull i ,. A. %. A a a cxt6pt a in uni v a continued on Page 14. Column 2 to it Lay with the announcement that Pennsylvania gov. Co minute on Page j. Column 7 to William w. Scranton May a a i was become an Active candidate de by the republicans next for the nomination. Year Scranton disclosed in Harris Coldwater who is not a de Burg pa., Over the weekend glared candidate is still far in that former president Dwight front of the Field in terms of. Eisenhower had urged him potential Delegate strength at u,011210ss act Oil a broadcast by Tho coastal radio station at Santa Cruz de Tenerife in the Canary islands reported this afternoon that approximately 900 survivors had been rescued from the relatively Calm Atlantic Waters and added that Rescue operations were a prac at an to run. The governor said he the gop convention. Or. Was giving the suggestion a deep but Republican leaders have _ Edward b. Felty of 1108 �?z8th thought Quot but was still Dis been quietly re appraising their by Merriman ave. Today was approved by City inclined to become an Active prospects since the death of up White House a Vuk a. Council As mayor Rov f. Thorne candidate. President Kennedy. Coldwater Washington up a presi ,3. Went up still of 9tm Eisenhower recently suggest a judged to be a weaker can Dent Johnson said last week a us Fhyr re l y m Quot a a Biden John that or. In a West Berlin police said they die Canary islands by Richard h. Growald United press International Berlin up a comm tidally nist guards politely welcomed a a West Berlin Christmas visitors Boule stud lifeless convened through the Wall today but a the air Force dispatched on hand patently used their submarine Rescue planes from the azores Richard Bolling guns on an East German Reft and Germany. An air Forte halt his flight West. Rescue spokesman at Ramstein Berlin police reported Germany said one of the . Hearing to hurts of Summa pilots reported sighting Quot about Chine gun fire and screams Dur too bodies Quot in the water. He ing the fog shrouded night at a said the planes reported that All we it Point where the american Sec survivors appeared to have Home hinges on tor touches East Germany. Been picked up. 1 the incident marked the first our reports from the scene Border Quot blood incident a since described the too or so bodies the communists four Days ago As the air Force temporarily opened the Wall for spokesman said a they said the yuletide Hast Berlin visits by bodies were in life West berliners a the first such. I s. Air Force pilots reported liner was in. Est. Police said they i he Canary islands broadcast Johnsonsr trip Smith reporter son s reappointed to another term _ on the City authority. Or. Felty. De that Henry Cabot Lodge dilate against president John that god and mrs. Johnson will. Cd a at person to a chairman of the Board of the . Ambassador to Viet Nam than a might have been my he would spend Christmas gun ass the latent Etc Green a i Quot gov. Nelson a. Rockefeller today however a the matter and creams they walte<1 of Juhe luxury vesels. Toona Central Bank and Trust also deserved and Richard m. Nixon the i960 company will serve until dec. 31, 1968. In what probably will be its been a recent visitor to the final official meeting before former presidents Gettysburg Christmas Council met briefly.pa-, office this morning in the mayors gop leaders believe that i Chambers to take action which Benhower is Cool toward sen. Balances up budget items before Barry Coldwater r-ariz., Al Republican Nomis see. Also ,6j-0 a a a off he coast of to publicans can regard him As a break during the Day the John death. Slip no one appealed. In the fog for a refugee to i arbs the ship was ablaze Likely Winner of the nomination sons were expected to Fly to11 Nap Penea a Tew hours of Many believed injured until and unless he defeats an Texas tonight. Fore pv�?T1 berliners. A or a Many of the survivors were other major candidate in a state of the deadlock continues into a a be an moving through believed injured or suffering primary. Tuesday. The president is sex the Wall crossing Points. The from exposure after hours spent the end of the year. Though he has pledged himself sin it e Kennedy a Assassin petted to remain at the White East. German smiled m a mercifully Calm sea await it approved payment of $472 to to support whoever is nominal continued on Page 3, column i House. He still hoped to be continued on Page 3, column 3 my Rescue the graybar electric company or. Paul k. Good Altoona Der. Mat Logist recently chief of staff Ahe t0 get be Ore the car. Back of the Altoona Hospital died at continued on i column 5 his Home 610 Walnut St., Hollidaysburg on saturday about 9 Milf rim alias . He had been in declining Usu health for a year. To a ism Syfie us or. Goods professional in a lug let by Teress embraced a medical Ca of of a d _ i a _ reer of 24 years As general prac Wilc to Toner. As a specialist in dermatology and allergy and in close Bate pm Quot be Are continuing their association with the medical Sarca tor a Motorist who left staff of the Hospital. He was ac-1 ? scene of an Accident on the five in affairs of numerous pub-1�&Quot run Road just North of the lie health civic fraternal and three culverts at 10 50 . Sat argument in in Hospital police were looking today for a Young Man driving a 1957-58 two door Mercury Hardtop White Over red believed damaged on the right rear fender which struck two parked cars and then left the scene a 5th ave. And 13th St. A saturday. Trailer puts 2 Herbert b. Burkhart or. Of 509 13th St. Was standing on the front porch of his Home when he saw the Mercury backing Down 13th St., at a fast rate of Speed then the Driver lost control and struck a parked car. The parked car owned by Robert Perkins of 1300 5th ave., Slid approximately 15 feet into Burkhart sparked car. Then the hit run Driver continued to Back to 6th ave and still backing went West Ai 6th ave. James Kobel 16, of 1300 5th ave., standing on the Corner of 5th ave. And 13th St., tried to obtain the License number but was in Pittsburgh for two directional Iff Compa magnetic detectors and an amp ii a ism to Wal wow Fier for traffic signals item 324 to item 314 in the Public safety ohm Tecl i tvs department budget. In the accounts and finance department it approved Transfer of $622.23 in Federal contributions and $100 in a state contribution from the general fund to item 219, continued on Page s. Column 7 Pope to stress peace and Unity Bowling. Green s. C Vatican City Pup a the father of Vicki Paul i directing his Wray a 2-year-old threatened in Jan a. Messak to Home the lbs ranch at Stonewall tex., for Christmas eve Johnson kept his appointment list relatively Clear to concentrate on the foreign Aid Battle in Congress. Press Secretary Pierre Salinger said a schedule r Pope of presidential callers might be sl3v it Vij s Bulgaria to try former official first set up later today. Changes plans sunday was a Busy Day for by Franz Cyrus United press International the. ,. World today was expected to with the loss of her remaining stress peace and Christian Eye by cancer is a $50-a week Unity As the dual goals of his continued on Page 3, column 2 Mill hand but he wants to share historic pilgrimage to the holy the countless toys donated to land next month. Vicki with Quot other under Rivil the pontiffs message was re in ppr Sotin flip eged children. Ported addressed Quot to All men of Robert Wray 39, who has Good will Quot in remembrance olt Ponci i trim n eight other children has asked the biblical passage which de til t Uii inv in do old the salvation army to distribute j scribes Angels appearing to1. A a the excess playthings Quot to share shepherds in Bethlehem when All to the happiness of Jesus Christ was born and local unknown friends across the sn8nr Quot glory to god in the nation donated the toys and highest and on Earth peace Irnne him to he bal Marian mis among men of Good will. Hazardous driving conditions i i i. a a a a Vatican continued on Page 3, column 2 there was no confirmation from the British admiralty or the ship s owners of the Tenerife radio Rescue report. The 20,314-ton luxury liner was carrying 651 passengers and 385 Crew members on a Christmas Holiday cruise from England to the portuguese Island of Madeira when fire broke out shortly before Midnight 7 . Est sunday. Two members of the naval Reserve Center Are patients a or a Quot than�?~�?o$5.00o�?o to Vicki Quot of in hospitals today As a result with retinal Bla Stoma a an argument in the trailer they continued on Page 3, column 2 occupied together in the Ross trailer Camp in Greenwood at his memory lives on 3 40 . Today. J Quot Quot Quot the flames spread so quickly Vienna up a comm that All but a relative handful nist Bulgaria will try a former 0f those aboard abandoned ship official in its . Mission this quickly either by Lifeboat or week on charges of spying for leaping into the water with life the United states. It accuses jackets. Ivan Assen Georgiev of receive reach survivors ing $200,000 for his espionage four Smay a vessels one of work and spending much of it them an american freighter on women and immoral living. Were he first t0 reach the the 56-year-old Georgiev in-1 scene and plucked hundreds of International Tensional lawyer and former survivors from the water Early reports said the Rescue radio cookies were Quot Pennsylvania were a Contri Quot Quot l a he a Quot used nations is ships probably would lie Al Lor hookups were bul a or to charged with delivering bulgar continued on Page 3. Column 7n. Ion in Limo on Imir Onn Hobart Hobbs 24, who has served at the Center for the past two and one half years in administration. Is a patient in the Altoona Hospital suffering from a gunshot wound of the left Palm. Thomas j. Batrla 36, a chief Petty officer serving As an instructor at the Center for the past six months is a patient in the ceremony in capital ends mourning period for Jar deaths during by Donald May United press International Highway weekend. State police reported several fatalities resulting from skidding accidents. A count by United press in-1 which Lan political economic military information to and the a american intelligence service.�?T�?T,1 o Arp the charges were announced Zal v saturday night by the bulgar a t a a i a Ian Telegraph Agency Bra r 10111 Lill Crocus ,. ,.4 which said Georgieva a trial Ter National showed at least would be held thursday. I., i. A Tea inv it persons were killed on state sunday Bra gave details of 1 in Alia Illic loads Between 6 . Friday the Diplomat s alleged High he and sunday Midnight. Eng a a said he had confessed Loi port Aud basques. Fld. I be fatalities. Having had Quot criminal and in up a eighteen seamen from ens Wilf Nerlfi continued on Page 3, column 6 the storm swamped French Washington upper 59, and his wife Mabel. 51, let us Here on this of Evans City rd2, were killed suffering Christmas night determine that John Kennedy did not a a a Btu Are four persons dive or die in vain that this nation under god shall have amp Ohio freight train at a Cross tie of the nose. State police and naval author a new birth of Freedom cities Are investigating the Circum stances of the fight. The that we May achieve wound suffered by Hobbs was in in our tune the ancient i flicked by a Bullet from a 30-06 Aion of peace on Earth Good Rifle police said. Ohio and Batrla Pennsylvania. Hobart is from from Western social organizations of the Community. A son of the Rev. William i. And Cora Kutz Good he was bom in Bellwood june 22, 1912. He pursued ple medical study for a b s. Degree at the univer sity of Pittsburgh and was graduated As an . From Hahnemann medical College in 1937. He interned at the East Orange general Hospital in new Jersey and spent another year in Gen Era residence at the Lee Hosp Tai in Johnstown prior to taking continued on Page 3, column 5 notice there will Fye no Issue of the Altoona Mir. Ror on wednesday dec. 25�?Christmas. Urday without identifying himself to the other operator involved. John David Daversa 17, of 2524 Beale ave. Was moving North on the Highway when the other car southbound failed to yield half of the Highway and caused a collision. Both cars stopped after the crash but the second then left the scene. Damage to the unidentified car was estimated at $150 and to the Daversa car at $75. At 9.15 . Saturday automobiles operated by William g. Drenning. 36, of 2409 15th ave., and Dennis l. Lanzendorfer 28, of 902 Hemlock St., Gallitzin were damaged in an Accident on the sugar run Road a mile West of the City line. Police report Drenning turned left into a private drive in the path of Lanzendorfer who was moving in the opposite direction. More coasting areas listed additional sledding areas for which barricades have been furnished were listed today for the police by superintendent of recreation Stuart e. Nolan. He listed the following in a report to police chief Vaul e. Rouzer 7th to 9th a tsp a on 7th ave., Juniata. 38th St., w. Chestnut ave. To Broad ave. Alley. Walnut ave., 2nd to 4th Sis. 28th ave., 2nd to 4th its. 27th ave., Lith to 13th its. Motorists were asked to remember these locations if their travels happened to take them in those directions. Will toward All with these words spoken from the Steps of the Lincoln memorial at dusk sunday. President Johnson ended the nations month of mourning for president Kennedy. Flags All Over the nation Fly at full staff today for the first time since Kennedy was shot Down in Dallas nov. 22. The Black banners that darkened the door of the White House Are gone. Thousands of candles lighted in memory of the late chief executive flickered in the Winter wind As Johnson evoked memories of Kennedy and of the martyred Abraham Lincoln and the Gettysburg address. Lights Candle standing Bare headed in the cold Johnson lighted a Candle Tom fire carried from the Eter Lal flame that bums Over the slain presidents grave across the Potomac in Arlington National cemetery. The flame was carried from fatally shot in the late presidents grave across the River to the memorial where Johnson and a crowd of about 15,000 persons waited in freezing temperatures. Johnson cupped his hand around the tiny flame and gazed at it intently his deeply lined face somber. Twice a a a a pm whipping wind extinguished the 0 Yut Nufi u/1c flame until methodist Bishop John Wesley lord co chairman in of vac i of the inter religious commit it Tel ing in front of their Home. Hummelstown John c. Wolfe or. Of Hummelstown rid and i to his 8-year-old daughter Steph a Nurcill Lac Story Anie. Lost their lives in a two i car Accident saturday. Wolfe a wife Betty 30. And their la. Ers bowed their Heads in prayer hospitalized continued on Page 3, column 3 tee on race relations which sponsored the ceremony shielded it with a Sheet of paper. The president handed his Candle to an aide As thousands of other lights began to Dot the Twilight before the huge memorial. Johnson stalk was Brief and rang with the phrases sounded at Gettysburg too years and one month ago. Quot we have been Bent in sorrow but not in purpose Quot he said. Quot we buried Abraham Lincoln and John Kennedy but we did not Bury their dreams or Quot thirty Days and a few hours continued on Page 3, column 2 freighter Douala were rescued from two lifeboats sunday after surviving 30 hours adrift in the icy Atlantic. Eleven other seamen died after the Douala flooded and Sank saturday when High winds and Waves up to 75 feet caved in its hatches. The survivors suffering from Parish Ion frostbite and exposure were 15 at this tiny . Newfoundland fishing Village near the end of the noon Mast. My the in to e fre Cha wed at the Little Church of Christ the stand of St. Pierre to the last sunday South in All 23 men were picked up from the lifeboats but four died from the effects of the cruel ordeal at sea. The Dou Aberdeen miss. Up a strategic air command b52 bomber apparently exploded in air and crashed in a Snow covered Woodland South of Here today the air Force said. All six crewmen were killed. The names of the victims were withheld pending notification of next of Kin. An air Force spokesman said the huge Jet plane went Down shortly after taking off from the Columbus air Force base. Witnesses said bits and pieces of the aircraft were scattered Over an area of about three quarters of a mile. There was a Large Crater in continued on Page 3, column 6 i continued on Page 3, column 3 King on the quiet before Christmas. Then a loud Knock on door behind the altar heralded the beginning of a drama of Ala its Captain it Micha Labbe. 40, horror that was to end with tout died aboard a Canadian Rescue persons fatally shot in the Bop ish rectory a few Yards away j Canadian Justice minister and Deputy prime minister Lionel Chevrier a member of the roman Catholic Parish was among the 350 worshippers who saw and heard the events unfold. Two women and a Man were shot to death sunday in an abortive robbery of the rectory in the heart of this Canadian capital City. Then one of two Brothers the suspected gunmen killed himself in panic As police closed in. The other brother heavy Snow weather forecast a heavy Snow warning. Four to six inches or More Snow South portion. Low tonight 16 to 24. Tuesday partly Cloudy Snow flu Riat North and continued cold

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