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Beckley Post Herald Raleigh Register (Newspaper) - May 19, 1957, Beckley, West Virginia M mine a a i a a Lykens amay 18 3�?res- was late yesterday afternoon via Francis Connor estimated it Cue workers in their second Day tapping with a Hammer. Of found the clock digging Laboured some 40 Rescue workers were today to free a 34-year-old father digging out about a ton and half three buried 25 feet underground by a mine Cave in. David Snyder was trapped in an Independent mine Short Mountain one mile West this Eastern Pennsylvania Anthracite Community yesterday morning. The Only communication Between the entombed Man and the surface debris every two hours not knowing whether Snyder was alive. The scene Tho dramatic Rescue operation is at the Western end Short Mountain a Bleak desolate area about a mile from where three Lykens men were killed in a Coal slide 23 yearn ago. At 6 . State mine inspector would take a at least another six to eight hours to reach the area Quot where the victim is believed to be entombed. Veteran miners among the sober faced crowd about 75 friends and neighbors maintaining a silent Vigil at the scene agreed it was a highly improbable Quot Snyder would be found alive. The Only Chance his surviving they explained hinged his having Access to air via one Beckley publisher nominated As conservationist the year a Beckley Newspaperman has for the Charleston daily mail the several shafts to abandoned veins in the Vicinity. Tile men worked through the night under lights from a truck the Schuylkill county Independent miners breaker men and truckers Assn. Pendent miners. Tile lights oper i curved ated from a Generator in the a ment including a resuscitator and a Coffee stood to one Side. After ordeal in Well boy gets pneumonia Manorville n May 18 in Benny Hoofer the a boy in the Welt Quot begged to go Home from the Hospital today but his doctor said a a Little spot pneumonia Quot truck. A Rescue vehicle with mine aiding in the digging was Sny Jef Gnu d keep him there a while Dors brother Leroy who was tile pneumonia report came a iterating the hoisting engine in the mood. Blue eyed Bonny 7, had group inde mine Shaft when the Cave in oct in pronounced in Good Condi erred. Ilion despite 24 gruelling hours the Rescue workers Are mostly trapped 24 feet Down a freshly fellow miners aided and directed lamps safety lamps pick axes by state police stale Aud Federal blankets rope first Aid equip mine inspectors. Land . Joseph newsmen that h. Kris told is had Shewn a touch pneumonia the boy s right lung. Pneumonia had been feared Ever since tile lad was pulled from the Sand last night., stiff and cold but still alive. Or. Kris said the boy was being kept in an oxygen tent tonight and needed quiet. Earlier the boy pad been Lively and ate his first solid food dug Well. At Bayview general Hospital in bowl cereals and reminded his nearby Mastic Beach Long is-1 father truck Driver Benjamin sr., that he wanted a toy automobile tor lbs birthday in july. He was suffering from a soreness in one shoulder but . Kris said a rays showed there were no broken Bones. Kris kept a 24-hour Vigil during the Rescue efforts at the pit. Sam Woodson. 39. Negro construction worker who reached the boy first through a Rescue Tunnel had told the doctor he heard something snap As he pulled the boy out. The shoulder May have been Hurt then. Charles Hodel Ike s Aid Appeal will be Success Sparkman feels been nominated As conservationist Tho year. Charles Model publisher the Beckley newspapers corp., is one 20 nominees name thus far in statewide Competition for the a a Ixl to be presented by the West Virginia Forest Council inc., unofficial reports indicate. Ballots have been mailed to More than 1,200 individuals ii a animations radio and to stations and newspapers. Balloting ends june i. The votes will to turned Over to the awards committee which will select the five outstanding candidates. One will be chosen from each the following categories education business and Industry Public servants Public information and general service. The five finalists will be invited to attend the luncheon at the 10th annual meeting the Forest Council at the Daniel Boone hotel. Charleston. June 29. At this time the Winner will be picked from this group. Tho Winner will receive a plaque made West Virginia Walnut with a Metal cutout map the state superimposed a shield. The awards committee is composed de Johnson outdoor writ c. H. Archer Princeton Carl Radford United fuel Gas co., Charleston John Anderson Forest products industries Huntington Quot skip Quot Johnson outdoor editor the Charleston Gazette and Don Cuppett forester for Carbide and carbons chemicals co., Charleston i loved Peron Beckley Post Herald Hale Tat to. 77 no. 2x1 4sections a combined sunday edition a 64 pages , West Vuu Ima Sim a morning May isl 1957 single copy 15c child the slums Washington May 18 sen. Sparkman Ltd a a predicted to j Day president Eisenhower will be More successful in whipping up foreign Aid support than he apparently was in defending other parts ills budget. But sen. Bridges a no said i he doubts Eisenhower a scheduled Marlinton rest second to radio Appeal to the na-1 Silvester Gilmore died Uriah s. Gilmore succumbs Al 76 Tion tuesday night will keep con press from whacking another half billion dollars off the $3,880,000,000 Aid program. Bridges who Heads the Senate Republican policy committee said he will support a reduction half a billion More in the revised figure set by Eisenhower after the president scaled Down his original request $4,400,000,000. A i am confident Congress will not sabotage the program and will but careful to avoid any cuts that will endanger the Security the country a Bridges said. A but i think Congress is determined to have Economy and some substantial reductions will be made Sparkman a member the foreign relations committee said in a separate interview he thinks Eisenhower a Appeal last tuesday for support his $71,800,000,000 spending budget failed to make much impression Congress. A a but i believe he is going to have better Success arguing for his foreign Aid program than he did for his budget a Sparkman said. A the is in a much stronger position Mutual assistance because he himself was one the first to suggest it could be reduced by a substantial Phillips child Dies funeral rides today Union a the infant son . And mrs. Riley m. Phillips. Baltimore md., died Friday at 7 27 . At birth in the John Hopkins Hospital. Survivors in addition to the parents Are paternal grand parents . And mrs. Ralph m. Phillips Alderson maternal grandparents . And mrs. Glendon l. Mann Lindside. Four great grandmothers mrs. E. P. Mccallister. And mrs. W h. Phillips both Alderson. Mrs. L. A. Mann. Prosperity. And mrs. W. S. Mann. Princeton. The body was returned to the Broyles funeral Home Union saturday. Graveside rites will be conducted at i . Today in he Keaton cemetery near Greenville by the Rev. J. 0. Hamrick. Beckley skies the Sun rises 6 12 . Sets 8 31 . The Moon rises 1 07 . Monday. Venus the brightest planet now 6ets shortly after Sunset. For the next three weeks Venus will sink below the Horison a Little later and a Little farther North each evening. _ a Uriah in the Pocahontas memorial Hospital at 6 20 . Friday. Death was attributed to a heart attack which he suffered a half hour previous. Gilmore. 76. A retired lumber this is the first in a series ten memoirs appearing in the Post Herald daily Nelida Rivas. Who was for two years the Loyal companion Gen. Juan Peron during the period when he was president and dictator the Argentine Republic. By Nelida Rivas sept. 19, 1955, just after a revolution had broken out president Juan Domingo Peron kissed me. We stood the stairs the presidential Palace in Buenos Aires. He was returning for a moment from government House where he had been directing military operations. A a in la be seeing you soon Quot i called out. A Good Luck Quot it was the last time i saw Peron. That Day marked the end an Era for Argentina and the end our Romance nearly two years j the revolution which erupted so unexpectedly destroyed the Peron government. It also shattered my dream world in which i. Recently transformed from a Cinderella was living happily with the dictator the Argentine. Fourteen when they met sixteen when they parted i was fourteen when i met Peron and sixteen when we parted. Perhaps few girls have lived two such dramatic years two such painful years As those that followed. I have not been in touch with Peron since he left and went into exile abroad. My Story if he reads it will provide him with the first account what happened after we parted. Peron a name was in the air i breathed almost from the time i was born eighteen years ago. I lived in a working class District in san Telmo one the oldest quarters Buenos Aires. I recall to was about seven at the time there were celebrations when Peron. Who had just been elected disagreement Over successor lets Beck hold teamster Job Nelida Rivas is shown Here at the age five with her Mother. Mrs. Maria Rivas. The Little girl grew up to become mistress the Argentine dicta tor Juan i. Peron from the Ages 14 to 16, replacing Eva Peron in his affections after his wife a death. Becklean gets Post sealer sold insurance prior to his death. He was a member the Marlinton Independent order Odd Fellows no. 182, and the Pocahontas Encampment no. 111. Born March 26. 1881, he was a son the late George p. And Loretta Duncan Gilmore near Marlinton. He was preceded in death by his wife. Josephine Friel Gilmore who died a year ago. Survivors include one brother William a. Marlinton one son George Wilburn Mill Creek three grandsons Ellis w., and Keith Gilmore both Akron o., and sgt. Galen Gilmore Tusoon Ariz. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 . Tuesday in the. West Union methodist Church by j president. Gave the workers an an the Rev. E. E. Jett Hie Mill Nual bom equivalent to an extra Creek methodist Church assist-1 non a 5 a amp a. He gave them this Day their daily bread i remember the event because that was the first time we Over had Sweet Christmas bread pan Dolce in our Home. Our relatives gathered round our table and before breaking the loaf Grandfather said de by the Rev. Ezra Bennet pastor the de Ray charge. Burial will be made in the co cram cemetery. Graveside rites will be conducted by members the roof. The body is at the Smith funeral Home Marlinton where it will remain until one hour prior to services. Liner Mayflower Exchange salutes Naples Italy May 18 3 a the Grimaldi liner Lucama exchanged salutes in mid Atlantic today with the Mayflower ii. The Mayflower ii a replica the sailing vessel that carried the Pilgrim fathers to the new world in 1620, is making a similar trip from Britain to Plymouth. Mass. She left Plymouth England april 20. The Lucania in route from Italy to South America radioed the company Headquarters Here that she encountered the sailing ship at 21.49 degrees North latitude and 40.02 West Longitude about half Way Between the Canary islands and the West indies. The Mayflower a skipper. Cmdr. Alan Villiers reported the morale and condition his Crew a at the highest Quot the Lucama said. The two ships passed close enough to Exchange whistle and Flag salutes and hand Waves. Welch Man elected state Jaycee head Washington. May 18 3 a i there May be other candidates deeds thousands Union dues fellow teamster Bosses have so j because the Helm the nations dollars is facing More trouble. Tar avoided ousting scandal scar j largest labor Union is a coveted to is Doe to appear monday red Dave Beck As Union president spot. Before the 26-Man Al Cio exec Only because they can t decide j meanwhile. Beek having run his Utvic Council a most powerful among themselves a successor string fifth amendment pleas group in organized Labory to an the inside Story is told by some j to More than 200 in refusing Tolster charges bringing All labor those involved in the turmoil j answer charges taking Hun-1 into disrepute stirred up within the truck Driver Union by the sensational Senate rackets committee disclosures about Beck. Tile situation is that Many Beck s colleagues have abandoned a1 loyalty to him. But they want to arrange to fill the vacuum before they give him the axe. For his part. Beck is fighting Back. He says he Isnit thinking resigning and intends to run for sgt. Webb is shifted to South Charleston Charleston May 18 Harry camper Welch was elected president West Virginia Junior Chambers Commerce before representatives those groups concluded an annual two Day convention today. Earlier rep. Richard e. Lankford i did told the gathering that the u. S. Seventh stationed in Western Germany Quot is being equipped with missiles capable firing atomic Lankford is a member the House armed senders committee. He said that Quot this nuclear firepower coupled with the extreme mobility All units in Germany confronts the soviet Union with a powerful deterrent to War. A seven vice presidents elected by the Jaycees included Bill Wilbur Beckley Bill Reynolds Elkins Quot let us say a prayer thanks Bud Stewart Parkersburg John sgt. W. E. Webb. Beckley received orders saturday Transfer a new five year term As Union Rin him from Beckley Dot a cd president at the convention in my it it co. D., West Virginia de Miami in late september. Payment Public safety to co. But according to reliable re South Charleston ports Beck privately realizes he an 18-year Veteran police can to stay . His honest Hope work. Sgt. Webb started his career with the West Virginia department Public safety May i 1939. He came to the Beckley detachment in september. 1949, and except for four months when he served with the Welch detachment he has been Here Ever since. Sgt. Webb has gained a wide reputation for his interest in safety and civic affairs. Last week he was presented an outstanding citizen award by the Beckley Junior chamber Commerce. Last year he was instrumental in the organization the Raleigh county Highway safety Council and has served As its chairman since that time. A son mrs. Daisy v. Webb formerly Beckley and now Long Beach calif., sgt. Webb is married to the former Florence Fetter and is the father two children. He attended Beckley Public and High schools and Concord College Athens. New York tenement collapses one killed to Peron. Who gave us this continued Page la Pineau set to seek u. N. Ruling Suez Paris. May 18 .3�?foreign minister Christian Pineau Hies to new York this weekend in quest a firm ruling from the . Security Council that present one Man control the Suez canal is Only temporary. If he gets such a ruling France May permit French Flag shipping to use the canal again pending a definite agreement the waterway a International character. Quot a West Virginia Engberson Huntington Thomas Bell Morgantown Bill Lear Clarksburg and Bill Watkins South Charleston. Larry Roth St. Albans and . Frank Fischer Martinsburg were selected As National directors. Here is the list awards made to members and chapters for various kinds outstanding service state chairman. Edward bar Ai d Martinsburg Jaycee the year. Wilbur vice president. Or. Fischer local president Douglas Minniek Martinsburg. Local organization Welch chapter Giessenbier award for state divisions to Welch division no. I and Martinsburg division no. 2 local chapter travelling the most Man Miles for meetings Martinsburg. What he really wants is to convince other teamsters chiefs to let him be re elected As a sort vindication with the understanding he then would resign immediately and let someone else succeed him. But Beek is not Likely to achieve his Hope. One the unions la vice presidents. John t. Sandy Brien Chicago already has come out As a a clean up candidate against Beck. 4 gel Iso Ooi in Ohio Holdup Ole veil and May 18 a a four masked men held up Fame inc., in suburban Maple Heights a discount Stere for Public employees and escaped with an estimated $50,000 to $60,000 today. The four men had chopped through the roof the one Story building and hid in the store until it was opened at 8 . By manager Irving Mills and four maintenance employees. Mills said the gunmen were a Calm and press Lime bulletin sgt. W. E. Webb area residents regret Transfer Bill Wilbur the Clarksburg chapter won Richwood rns a William colonial Heights va., May 18 <4p a a greyhound bus and an ?i6cit to it re for �?zimpr0ve i route abridge just outside oath Fri Henry Barrier Cottle received in merits. A citation for civic in Centra Virginia town tonight Vertial injuries when his oar Leit pavements went to the Beckley j Poi be said he automobile burned i the Highway in a Curvey bout two and the bus careened into the Raymond Bailey or18. Of Sta Creek where it was partially sub Naford Raleigh county received i merged. A $500 scholarship to West Vir j two persons in the automobile Ginia University for his Victory in were killed but there apparently a state Jaycee essay contest i were no serious injuries among and Coleman funeral Home am j our Good wishes go with him wildlife management. The buses 16 passengers. Balance. To his new reaction to the news state police sgt. W. E. Webb a Transfer monday sgt. Webb is to report was que it a saturday with Many persons expressing disappointment in his relocation. Expressing the sentiments Many area residents was Raleigh county prosecuting attorney a. J. Sparacino Wiio issued tile following statement a i note the Transfer sgt. W. E. Webb with deep regret. As prosecuting attorney Raleigh county it has been my task to work very closely with sgt. Webb and his troopers in the enforcement our criminal Laws. A this skill keen judgment and wide experience will be sorely missed by those who knew and Miles South Craigsville at 5 30 worked with him his interest in . Saturday. And ability to understand people he is employed by Richwood j and their problems made his serv Coal co., and was taken to the j ices As a Law enforcement officer sacred heart Hospital by White j in this Community invaluable. To the s. Charleston Headquarters for his duty assignment. His family will remain in Beckley. Sgt. Lawrence Craft formerly co. A. S. Charleston has been reassigned to co. he will be assigned to a definite duty station after reporting Here. Cottle Man injured in automobile wreck weather fall from High ladder fatal to Bluefield Man Cloudy mostly Cloudy and cooler with showers thunderstorms Likely today. 80 60 Beckley High Friday Low Friday 7 . Saturday. 62 to . Saturday. 70 noon saturday. 73 6 . Saturday. 79 Bluefield May 18 >3 a an 81-year-old Man was injured fatally today in a fall from a 40-foot ladder while he w As painting his House. The victim was identified by Hospital attendants As Eustace Lowe. The Accident occurred about to ., and Lowe died 24 hours later in a local Hospital. Stassen facing scepticism in Campaign to filch Washington May 18 3�?a Tough debate is shaping up in the Eisenhower administration Over the kind disarmament proposal which the United states should next make to the soviet Union. The key Issue appears to be How far this country should go in introducing into negotiations at London a plan which could promote the chances for a limited agreement with Russia a cutback in military forces and a test zone for Aerial inspection. Harold e. Stassen chief u. S. Negotiator in the London sessions is evidently in for some Sharp and sceptical questioning As the task hammering out new decisions goes into High gear Early next week. Ground that in any agreement j month ago. The present recess made vital Security interests will end May 27. On his return the United states and its allies to London Stassen almost certain Are at stake. Radford is due Back this weekend from a tour latin America and is expected to play an important part in work requirements for inspection procedures w hich will give the most in will take along an american reply to a soviet disarmament proposal made april 30. That proposal called among u. S. Military leaders Are reported especially concerned to make sure that any offer to the eng out the naj policy ree Ommen other things for an International russians even a first step relations for decision by president Aerial inspection system covering disarmament plan is coupled with Eisenhower Ltd j Eastern Siberia Alaska and most Stassen said his return Fri the Western United states Day from London that there is no american officials have called it unacceptable As it stands but have foolproof Assurance possible Russia and the West. Against soviet violations. Ern Powers Are closer to agree . Arthur Radford chair Ament now a a first step Dis Man the joint chiefs olt staff has been reported As urging an attitude extreme caution the armament plan than they were when he came Home during an easter recess in the emotions a indicated that the United states would make a counter proposal designating a different area for testing Aerial inspection possibly in the Arctic Region. To Ork. May 18 a a an Al Oman was crushed to Day when a three Story lenient building collapsed err Fie Roar the lower a. Tim dug from the de identified As mrs. Anna who had occupied a see apartment. A Catholic to administered the last your building Supply Headquarters Gray lumber co Mil from Lack Lay crab Orchord Lood rites the Church said she had attended mass this morning and made an offering in Honor St. Anthony Chat she be enabled to obtain a new apartment. Police and firemen dug for two hours. A Man also was believed trapped but the search Wras called off when he was found unharmed walking along a nearby Street. Police said they were convinced no one else was caught. A Man who operates a nearby store said the Roar the collapse a sounded like bombs were i Martin Scott chief fire marshal. Said registered letters went out Friday to tenants the building advising them to move As the j building w As dangerous. State traffic death toll highest since 1941 Charleston May 18 3 this year is threatening to become West Virginia a worst for death Che highways since 1941. Hie states loss lives in traffic accidents through a it in this year had mounted to 159. You have to Leaf All the Way Back to 1941 in the somber file state police fatality statistics to find a higher death toll it 171 As that Date. A year ago the same Date 132 had died. However this years count is barely ahead Che worst previous year since world War ii. That was 1953, when 446 lost their lives through the year and the toll stood at 158 through May 16. The dead for ail last year totalled 438 in the statistics through May 16, the most noticeable roes in automobile bloodshed have occurred in two Southern counties. Mcdowell county a 1957 fatality total through that Date was 14. Three More than were killed there in All 1956. Mercer Sll dead this year were Only one Short the county a total tor All last year. Kanawha the county with the biggest population has had the Raleigh Wayne and Fayette with eight each. Cabell county with the second largest population was Well Down the list with four deaths. Through May 16. No traffic deaths had been recorded in 15 counties a Barbour Braxton Doddridge Gilmer. Lincoln Marshall Mineral Pendleton. Pleasants Preston Ritchie Tucker Tyler upshur and Wirt. Only counties to get through All last year without a fatality were Mon Hoe and Wirt the latter having Hie smallest population ment increases rather than de-1had 223 men in 1942. With no Pike patrol which would be creases accidents and safety Edu j Turnpike and no inspection pro up to the Turnpike commission cation a does no to reach the people Gram. J the switch will take a Little w to Are doing Mast the dam a sixty per cent our Effort is time. Wright said present Gold most fatalities this year 17. Fob among the 55 counties. Lowing in order Are Mcdowell i maj b. E. Wright state police Mercer Logan with Ane and i inspector said Highway improve age. A enforcement is the a and that Means people to Cope with the Wright said. Uniformed personnel the state police total 276 at present. Twenty seven those Are rookies in training at the Academy. Those and others assigned to the Turnpike and the vehicle inspection program leave 215 men available for general duty. Wright noted. He added that the department Road patrol a Wright said. Only an to improve enforcement the sufficient department is going Back to undulation. And Blue cars will be used the customary length time about two years before they Are re naked patrol cars with Stock placed. Some were bought last paint jobs for work the free year highways. This about two y by painted Gold and Blue vedic a easily identified from afar As state police cars. State police supt. Hazen fair recently disclosed plans for the change. There has been no indication however that such a change is planned As to the turn summer school starts june 6 at Beckley College

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