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Beckley Raleigh Register And Post Herald (Newspaper) - July 2, 1955, Beckley, West Virginia Volume 55�?no. 17 tale jul a Register Beckley Post Herald advocate of the and its Veo i e Beckley w. Va., saturday morning july 2, 1955 combined weekend edition Sisoi a try press reports member of audit unrest tit circulation Price five cents after two hours Joe Woicehovich found not guilty j a tics Clinton Shanklin 207 Wickham Workman jr., Artic and Workman Clear Crock. Ali during the trial Woicehovich who was dressed in a Gray suit shirt and tie appeared Calm and quite confident. Approximately too people attended yesterday s session which i closed after two Days of proceedings. Capt. Montague sought lost airman found dead search lasts Tokyo saturday july 2 a a one of four missing Marine airmen was found dead yesterday in the wreckage of his Jet plane on a Little volcanic Pacific Island normally skirted by fliers because of Tricky winds that swirl crazily above it. The unflagging Hunt for the three others entered its sixth Day with at least 12 planes and 13 ships mane vering in a criss Cross pattern through a 16,000-Square-mile area South of Here. Weather was Clear a the search must go on As Long As there is any Hope a said an air Force spokesman a and there certainly is the body found was listed tentatively by the Marine corps As i that of it. Alan m. Mcaneny Yonkers by. He became lost in Haze tuesday while Hunting for capt. H. P. Montague of Jackson. Miss., and it. David Winton Bell of Minneapolis whose disappearance sunday in a twin Jet skylight fighter touched off the search. Marine identified one other Marine airman lost on wednesday when a helicopter ditched in the search was identified yesterday by the defense department in Washington As it. James r. Day 21, son of or. And mrs. Robin f. Day Minneapolis. The wreckage of Mcaneny a fury Jet was found by islanders 4 k feet below the 2.470-foot Summit of it. Mihara on o Shima 63 Miles South of Tokyo. The Swift fighter plane Marine version of the Sabre Jet had ripped out a wide pit on the East slope of the volcanic Cone. A helicopter Fern oved the body. The spot was less than 14 Miles from the scene of a Japan air lines transport crash in 1953 that killed All aboard including the american Crew. The Island has claimed a Long list of japanese and american pilots. Mcaneny was the son of mrs. Leonard g. Mcaneny of Glenwood gardens Yonkers and the son in Law of Bradley c. Barnard publisher of the Rome n.y., Sentinel. His widow Margaret lives near Katsugi air base rn1 a Yokohama. Joe George Woiceh Vieli 32-year-ol Lanark Miner was freed of a murder charge by a Raleigh county criminal court jury that deliberated two hours yesterday. Lii is was the third trial for Woicehovich who was charged with killing Andrew Miramontez his brother in Law of one Day last of l. Quot it. The two other trials ended in Ihung juries. Yesterdays verdict was brought in at Lio . Upon receiving instructions yesterday the jury heard the prosecuting and defense attorney s a i Zuments. From 4 10 . Till 5 50 . Tho jury was in deliberation. At 5 50 a it requested that the judge read his instructions again. During the afternoon testimony Margaret Woicehovich Joe s wife i told the court she did t know exactly where she was standing during the struggle but that she did i see her father in Law Charles a fire the first shot and saw Charles j and Miramontez struggling when she heard this shot. Final arguments were presented by prosecuting attorney Anthony j. Sparacino and his assistant Roy a Cunningham. Defense arguments were presented by j. Q. Hutchinson and Clay Crouse. Each attorney was limited to 20 minutes. Was bridegroom Miramontez was the 2ft hour bridegroom of Nina Woicehovich Joe a sister. The couple was planning to leave for his Home in Texas with their 14 month old baby when he was killed. Members of the jury were g. L. Adkins Prosperity Johnny Acord Bolt Roger Acord. Bolt John t. Duncan Shady Springs Frank c. Lowe 205 Lincoln St. Sammy Meadows Irish Mountain re. Paul j. Norton slab Fork Silas d. Smith Maxwell Hill Basil a. Stover Clear Creek Glenn b China avers yank pos a disorderly county prisoner walks from Job Raleigh county Deputy sheriffs county constables and state police joined last night in an Effort to recapture Garland James Howard 29, of Glen Morgan who walked away from a county jail work detail at 2 30 p. In. Yesterday. Sheriff John c. Ward said Howard ran from Wildwood cemetery in Beckley where county jail inmates were engaged in work. Howard was serving a 30 Day sentence in the jail on a charge of intoxication. At one time yesterday Law officers nearly had Hun encircled near his Home but he made Good his second escape of the Day. Late last night he still was not in custody although officers and sheriff Ward predicted recapture at any time. Doomed Beauty declines Appeal London july i we a Beautiful Platinum blonde mrs. Ruth Ellis passed up today the last Chance to Appeal her sentence to hang july 13 for killing her Lover because to jilted her. The deadline expired at 3 30 . A no further statement will be made a said one of the sex models attorneys who announced to Days ago she would not ask for a new trial. It appeared she had Little will to live. Mrs. Ellis 28. A Divorcee with two children could yet escape the Gallows. Queen Elizabeth ii May Grant clemency upon recommendation of the Home Secretary. In All but the most vicious of crimes the Home Secretary usually reprieves women murderers. A Well known figure in Mayfair nightclub life or. Ellis was convicted june 21 of killing David Blakely 25, a racing Motorist outside a London tavern on easter sunday. She had fired four bullets into his body. Her Only defense was that she was provoked by jealousy. Mrs. Ellis testified she met Blakely son of a Sheffield doctor and a former officer in a Highland regiment two years ago in a club where she was a hostess. She a for any the rent on their apartment gave fitted. Him Money and clothes but he still went out with other women she id. After her confinement to a carpeted cell in Halloway prisons death Row a Public Appeal was launched to save the woman. The justness of the verdict has been debated in scores of articles in newspapers and letters to the editor. Tokyo july i a a piping radio tonight said some of the three american and two belgian sex sol Dit is due to leave red China soon have be n drunk and disorderly and have insulted women and police while awaiting exit. A broadcast heard Here of a statement by Lin Shih Hsiao vice Secretary general of the red Cross society of China said Otho g. Bell of Olympia wash., was arrested wednesday because he a abused and committed provocative arts against passing citizens and the policeman on duty in the Street and threatened them with Louis Verdyck one of the but 1-Giaits. Was arrested june 19 a for disturbing Public order Quot Lins statement said. The other americans. Korea War units. The prisoners who chose Hie in Rcd in 87. Many China Over repatriation an of the it Quot wion do e n t tired of it Are Lewis w. Griggs of Jacksonville tex., and William a. Cowart of Dalton a. Verdyck with Rogert Devriendt also of Belgium crossed Over into North Korea after the armistice the reds said. Links statement made no specific accusations against Griggs Cowart or Devriendt. Eisenhower Given reserves Victory race move loses anti segregation proposal by rep. Powell Defeated Washington Only i <.?> i he House j2, e president Eisenhower a dramatic new Victory today by breaking an anti segregation impasse and then passing Bis Bill til build up a trained military Reserve of nearly three million men. First the chamber voted Down 156-105, a new attempt by rep. Powell indy i to tack on an amendment against segregation in the National guard. Then it Defeated 16152 a motion by rep. Nelson r-main to Send Hie Bill Back to committee. Finally it j passed the Bill and sent it to the it Senate. The votes on the Powell Amend ment and Nelson move were standing ones and the final decision was by voice vote because there was insufficient demand for a Roll Call. Thus there was no record of How individual members voted. However reporters noted that almost All republicans present and virtually All Southern democrats voted against tile Powell amendment. It was supported by num i hers of Northern democrats and j a handful of republicans. Bidding recalled passage came two Days after Eisenhower chided the democratic controlled Congress for not acting on More of his legislation Includ-1 my the reserves Bill he Lias called j vital to the nations Security. It is designed to increase Bilo trained Reserve from 7 Htoo to 2,9 Khz men in four years largely through teen age volunteers for special six months training and 74 years Reserve duty. The measure had been blocked Sawyers new Road chief Donohoe named president of state Board of control conservation unit acquires Fayetteville Man Birl a. Sawyers James m. Donohoe steel walkout shortest Ever Pittsburgh. July ended today when the agreed to a u. A Stee top producer try pacesetter the Cio i in nation 15-eent-Plu. Hourly the shortest no i and i wage boost. Steel strike Basic steel in history producers Cor the nation s and the usual Indus came to terms with United Seel workers 12 hours after that Brike he said the five were brought to piping june 7 for arrangements for their departure. A regrettable a it was regrettable a the broadcast said a that some wore found staying out late and indulging in apparently on the Money he said was Given them by the communist red Cross society to buy clothes. Lin said the society had asked the piping municipal Security Bureau to a assist in taking responsibility for the five until they leave China. The reds announced june 18 that the five had asked and been granted permission to leave communist China. It said 17 other american expos could leave too if they wished. . Authorities have said the american when they come out of red China will be subject to . W Rongful act com Tenpo rarely in the House May 18 about when Powell got in an amendment began prohibiting Federal assignment of i with steel 130.000 workers reservists to segregated guard assured of a w age boost the Union then was quickly signed Bethlehem steel supposes of the corp which has about Al he us actually were Opp posing shortly before 8 Jones a a a the Laughlin steel corp. Signed a con president the House armed serv tract or ils approximately 32.000 ices committee rewrote the Meas Josw members it is the nation s ure eliminating All reference to the guard and sent it Back to the House. Other major provisions were left unchanged. With supporters leaving him Powell carried to the floor today a fight that had seen him defy the Reserve program itself. Under constant prodding by be resumed a quickly a a it Able to minimize the ins of shipments to steel it was expected production would be Normal again tuesday following mondays july 4 Holiday. Steelworkers greeted the ment with Happy shouts Donald read off tile term Union s 170-member wage committee. Settle is mete the policy the president. Housing plan Hurt Washington. July i president Eisenhower a controversial Public housing program was knocked off its tracks today when the House rules committee voted 6-6 against sending it to the House floor. The rules committee tie vote saw six democrats lined up for the housing measure okayed 19-5 by the House banking committee. Reportedly voting against were All four republicans plus democrats Smith Iva and counter missa majority is needed to Send a Bill to the House floor. However the rules committee could reverse its decision under combined pressure from the White House and democratic leaders who generally have supported the program of Federal assistance for Low rent housing units for Low Liu ome Famille fourth largest producer. David j Mcdonald president of the big Union predicted the re Maider of his 600,000 members in the Basic steel Industry would get the identical contract from other firms quickly. Prices going i p of s steel announced almost immediately it us increasing prices of its products about 5 k per cent. That Means Consumers soon will be paying higher prices for the thousands of articles made from steel. Big steel said the Price Luke is effective july 6 Industry sources said All steel companies were expected to follow the big steel pattern in prices the Quick ending of the strike came As picket lines circled steel plants throughout the country. There was no disorder. And there was plenty of celebrating in the Mill Tow us when word of the agreement was flashed. Both Mcdonald and Clifford f. Hood president of u. S. Steel hailed the settlement As the basis for a greater respect and understanding of each Hood said work in the Corpora it Ion a steel producing plants a will Congress Koehs several billions Lluu Eston jills i of guv. Marl Mui Imlay i a pointed ins executive assistant hurl a. Sawyers it gear Teflon As stall Road commissioner and named James m. A Niitme of Huntington As president of Una Hoard of control. His term As municipal judge in May among appointments announced by Marland earlier today was the re appointment of William g. Slashers Clarksburg Republican to an eight year term on Tho Turnpike commission. The governor also re appointed William i Thompson of Montgomery to a nine year term on the we i Virginia University Board of governors. The governors office put out two bulk shears of appointments today. In addition to Hie major posts the appointments filled places on a variety of minor boards and commis mils where terms of incumbents had run out yesterday or today they included Hulett Smith renamed Hulett a. Smith of Beckley re a hunted to the aeronautics Coin no Ion for a term ending june 30, 1959 j. Alfred Taylor or. Of Fayette i Ville re appointed to lie carnies Kerry Battleground Park commission for a term ending june 30, 1959 or. Clarence Cottrell of Glen Rogers. Wyoming county Board of dental examiners for term ending june 30, i960 cars Jam capital in transit strike the governor appointed Joseph l Hom Charleston Republican and former municipal judge As minority member of to Board of probation and parole Thomas succeed. James i1 Easley of Charleston whose term expired yesterday Clyde w Rinehart of Fayetteville a former Fayette county sheriff was appointed a member of the conservation comme sum to fill the vat Ancy created by the recent re ignation of it. Ii Miller to of comity Bridge a Long list of appointments handed out by the governor s office late this afternoon also included is appointment of to. Cpl p. Condry of Clarksburg to a four year term As motor vehicles com missioner. Sawyers with in the miss inner of Griffith Mon week succeeds la Keith grif-$9,000-a year Road compost the resignation which had been com statehouse knowledge for was announced last week Tualla had two moil1 conductor killed of a one heat hits East u. S. By the associated press the Eastern half of the country Aud a huge chunk of Tho Southwest stewed in moist heat Friday. Fortunately the Start of the Independence Day weekend liberated thousands to search for Relief in Woodlands mountains lakes Aud Ocean resorts. Temperatures moved up into the 9ft bracket shortly after lunch time As tar North As Boston and Chicago. Readings included Clovis n Mand alive tex., 97, Chicago 93, Boston 90, Washington 91, Tucson ari., 95, san Antonio 88, Minneapolis 83, Miami 86, Denver 85, Toledo Ohio 80. Copper workers strike out West Denver. July i us three of the nation s largest Copper producers were shut Down by a strike today but a Union spokesman said that there Are a some real prospects of settlement during the course of tile the strike was called after Midnight when the companies had refused to meet the demands of the International Union of mine Mill and smelter workers ind for a 2ft-cent-an-hour wage hike plus fringe benefits which include what the Union called a modified version of the guaranteed annual wage. Affected were the plants and mines operated by american smelting amp refining co., Phelps Dodge corp., and Kennicott Copper corp. Employees of the Anaconda co., the other of the big four stayed on the Job. Watseka. Ii july i Man was killed and 29 persons were reported injured today when a Chicago amp Eastern Illinois train carrying to passengers was derailed at Papineau i. The dead Man was identified As William Dick about 50. Of Evansville ind. Conductor of the train. Three of the injured w Ore kept in Iroquois Hospital Watseka for treatment tile Chicago to Eva Rosville local train consisting of a diesel locomotive and three coaches tipped on its right Side blocking the main Street crossing at Papineau some 13 Miles North of Watseka. J the weather partly Cloudy quite warm and humid today and sunday with scattered afternoon and evening thundershowers Likely High today 88-92 except 82-88 in the mountains. Towns in county have new chiefs extended forecast the weather Bureau s five Day forecast yesterday put a Damper on Holiday weekend picnic plans. Scattered thundershowers Are expected Over the weekend and again toward the Middle of next week. Temperatures the Bureau said will average two to Jive degrees above the normals of 71 in Southern West Virginia and 73 in the North. The Northeast portion u expected to he slightly cooler monday and tuesday. Thundershowers will total one half to three fourths Inch. Serum up in air Washington july i wbk the question of when More polio vaccine will be released was still up i in the air tonight. A group of experts advising the Public health service met All Day. I afterwards the health service said i the group would meet again tomorrow but a it is not possible at this time to determine whether any recommendations will be made concerning release of More non has been released since i june 8. Weather Bureau report of temperature and rainfall for the 24 hours ending 7 . Station High Low Asheville 07 in Atlanta 88 Beckley 84 Boston Al Chicago v5 Cincinnati 8? Louisville 80 Miami 87 new Yolk 84 Pittsburg ii 8i Richmond 84 san Francisco Washington fit River condition Greenbrier and new Rivers Mal stages and Flea i 49 7 1 74 a 77 72 �T�>8 09 a to 72 Pep. Ill no Bluestone Reservoir i stage and Clear. Normal five new administrations for Raleigh county municipalities went into office yesterday and All but two took advantage of a opening Day to make appointments and set policy. Lester and Rhodell a waiting until tuesday to begin sweeping with their new brooms. In Beckley mayor a k. Minter a Street commissioner managed to find five blocked up sewers to fix. Mintier and his Council the first elected under the new Ward system met at 8 a m. And made several appointments. Tyree acting chief they announced they were not naming a new police chief immediately and that capt. Millard e. Tyree will serve acting chief until a suitable Man for a full time chief is found. Emory j. Smith was renamed recorder. Dennis Leary Engineer and c. Berkley Lilly police judge w. A. Thornhill Iii a former u. S. Commissioner was the Only new appointment. He was named City attorney replacing w. H file or former Beckley police chief Evan Hall went into the service station business with his station on Valley drive expected to go into operation today. Council had a close vote in choosing a police judge with Lilly getting four votes and former police judge t r. Wilson jr., a Republican getting three. Voting for Lilly were la. P. Meadows John w Smith Noel Christian and Charlo it. Jones. Supporting Wilson were Clarence Bibb g c. Porter and Harold Miller i in Mabscott the new officials i were astounded to find debts amounting to nearly $2, pm with that it funds on hand coming to Only $18.19 new town recorder la. V. Waybright who replaces deposed Paige Cook. Said he was quite surprised to find the debts especially in Light of a recent statement by Cook that the town was debt free. The members started in the Mabscott town building at 7 31 p in. With All members present. The first move w a. To reappoint in b. Mcghee As police chief. Appointed town attorney was Anthony j Sparacino Raleigh county prosecuting attorney and brother of new mayor James Sparacino. Harold Statzer a named fire chief replacing Lewis p. Hodge in the lire department Joe Cochran was reappointed Day attendant and William Pennington was named night attendant replacing Hewett Smith. Tile towns meeting night was changed from the first monday in each month to the first thursday at 7 30 . The new Council voted to Start cleaning town streets tuesday morning and also voted to Cut gras along the sidewalks. A meeting will bt1 called next week to study the financial picture of tile town. Mayor Sparacino will aet As Street commissioner until an appointment is made. Sophia theme Economy the theme of Sophia meeting which was held at to a in. Yesterday was Economy. Mayor James Salyer was appointed water superintendent at con med on Page 12 Washington. July i 0p Bills involving several billion dollars in government spending were acted upon in Congress today. The Senate appropriation.1 Coin Mitt a approved a $1,377,000,000 program for Public works in the year beginning today. The Senate gave overwhelming approval on a voice vote to a global military construction Pixi Gram of $2,357,317,300 the House whipped through and Cut to the Senate a comp omit e Bill appropriating $466,302,415 17 million less than the president asked a to finance the state and Justice departments and related agencies for tin1 next year the Senate promptly approved the Compromise sending the Bill to the White House. President Eisenhower signed a Bill appropriating $1,245,360,000 to finance the Commerce department and related agencies. This. Too is for tile fiscal year starting today. Hie amount was 121 millions less than the president Reque ted. Funds for dec the Public work Bill approved by the Senate appropriations Coin i Metier contains funds for the atomic Energy commission ten f aes see Valley authority several department of Interior agencies including reclamation and the huge army engineers civil works program. The Bill will reach the Senate floor tuesday. The Senate made Between 30 and 40 changes in the Hundred of projects Many of them military secrets previously approved by the House in the global military construction program. A conference committee is exacted to adjust differences before Congress acts on a Epe Arate Money Bill providing actual funds. Tie big construction Bill authorize. $1,205.170. Nhi for the air Force $571,620,300 for the Navy and marines $527.027. M o for the army and $53,500,000 for tile Cia. The Bill would authorize among other items the appropriation of $253,902,300 to construct 16,962 military housing units in this country and abroad. Rep. Steams Ltd mis said this a will be coordinated with a separate military housing program in connection with the Federal housing program now awaiting House action. His term years to run expires i Quot january Marland made Sawyers appoint i ment for a term which will expire 130 Day Atter the legislature Ion \ in x next january. All of the j major appointments Art subject to confirmation by the state sen ate next year. Donohoe who is president of the u county court replaces Joe e Burdett of Point pleasant in the $7,000 a year Post a president i of the Board of control. Burdett announced his re ignation earlier this week after six years in the position. Burdett said Marland gave him a Choice of resigning from the Board or eliminating himself entirely As a . Lyle candidate tor governor next year Burdett said that while not definitely a Canell Washington. July 1 of group of senators acted today take away the capital transit Date he Chase to resign rather than commit himself not to enter the race. Rejected Doce in appointing Donohoe Marland chose a Man who already Lias been rejected by the Senate once tor another Post in Fie present administration last March the Senate refused to confirm Donohoe a appointment to a vacancy on the Turnpike commis Ion. He was named today for a term As Board president which will end june 30. 1961, subject of course to Senate confirmation Thomas who was named for a six year term on the Board of probation and parole unsuccessfully opposed incumbent John t. Copenhaver for May or of Charleston in the municipal Republican primary election earlier this year. Thomas left office at the end of Stassen pleads funds for Asia Driver reckless Billy Joe Richmond of was fined $25 and costs la b. Mag. Irate j. E Mays. Who found him guilty on s charge of reckless driving. State police arrested Richmond yesterday morning. Ryan exonerated new York july i Oft the . Circuit court of appeals today reversed the conviction of Joseph r Ryan sex president of the International longshoremen a ass n. Lad on charges of accepting Money from employer firms. Tow court voted two to one to reverse on the ground Ryan a not a representative of the Union within the meaning of the Taft Hartley Law. Washington july i my Harold Stas it n stopped Down As foreign Aid chief today with a plea that America concentrate most of its Aid funds in free a. La a for a Long time to come a few minutes after im1 submitted i. Final report to president Eisenhower former Republican congressman John b. Holts ter took Over As his successor with Eisenhower and most of his Cabinet looking on Hollister 64. A Cincinnati lawyer Friend of the late sen. Taft became head of the government s newest Agency the International cooperation administration. With the Start today of a new fiscal year the old foreign operations administration headed by Stu. In went out of existence. Most of its functions were transferred to the new Agency under Hollister in the state department. St assert is serving now As Eisenhower a spec Ial assistant for world disarmament problems. As the shift took place Eisenhower sent to Congress a request Bradley i to $3,266,641,750 in appropriations St night of r foreign Aid thus year. The House and Senate already have voted separate authorization Bills which set a general ceiling to be followed by specific appropriations later. Tile House yesterday authorized $3,285,800,000, which is 139 million less than the Senate version. The authorization goes now to a conference committee for adjustment of the difference. A a Cie a today to franchise of the co. In the Wake of a strike which has knocked out the City a main transportation system and created a King sized traffic Jam traffic director George c Ken Eipp in ported the volume of automobile raffle was 25 to 40 per cent. Higher than Normal and a the worst in be Ever seen sen Morse u Ore and others introduced a Resolution in Tho Senate to take up the company a franchise As soon a1 possible and give it to another private firm. Morse asserted Congress can no longer tolerate capital transits a financial abuses and a exceedingly bad other members of Congress were for seizing the transportation system and operating it As an Arm of tile government the metropolitan police department cancelled All Holiday leaves and stationed policemen at almost every intersection downtown to Cope with the deluge of motor cars from outlying areas. Many cars were packed with passengers rid Ling in prearranged pools or picked hip at random on the Way to work the government urged Federal workers to take some of their annual leave at this time and stay i Home if possible next to weaving their Way to work commuters found that parking was their biggest problem. Thousands had to walk a mile or More from thou parking places to i their offices even though some normally restricted parking areas were opened. Quads die Rossett England july i e boy quadruplets died at a Hosetta s Here today within a few hours after their premature birth. The Mother s name was not Arr bounced. She makes big smash new York. July i us a visiting woman Driver got a $15 Fine and a lecture from tile judge today for causing one of Manhattan s biggest traffic mashup. Or s Mary Carolyn Mcauley 24 also was sentenced to 15 Days in jail but was suspended. I miss Mcauley of Laramie wye., now a Home economics teacher i at the University of Illinois arrived june 22 on vacation. The next morning As she drove through tile times Square area she failed to get out of the Way of a lire truck it collided with Lier car and caused a pileup of i nine vehicles ten persons were injured none seriously. Pleading innocent before magistrate Harry Serper today. M is Mcauley Aid she pulled to the Side of the Street at the sound of fire engines. However she said a taxi Driver waved her on. Market advances new York july i up a the Stock Market moved ahead to a new High today As the steel strike a is settled Only hours after it began. There were Nome Advance of 3 Points or More. Favored issues included the steels rubbers Alum nutria distillers drugs textile. Rail and coppers

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