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Daily Bedford Gazette (Newspaper) - March 11, 1961, Bedford, Pennsylvania Bedford Gazette the weather a partly Cloudy and High established 141 March 1961 san Golf copy seven cents modernization plans for Pitt Street rolling reconstruction to Start in june if governor approves Pitt be Fords heavily travelled segment of the Lincoln will be re constructed this year by the state highways department if final plans for the project Are approved by a department spokesman in Hollidaysburg said detailed drawings prepared in Hollidaysburg Are now in the hands of engineers in the departments Central office in har processing there will take six to eight weeks before he plans can be submitted for the Ive nors barring Unior seen construction should get under Way in Early part of present copies of which have been filed with Borough superintendent Francis Calls for a completely new Highway from Ander Street on the West to the old grosser Mill site on the 7hat area is now occupied by Foy Schanko engineers have specified a six Inch sub Grade covered with nine inches of Concrete and topped with two and on half indies of id2 bituminous the Road will be of Type a the Best that the state is currently a planning Engineer said Friday that the Road is almost identical to the one put Down in Hollidaysburg Borough some years Duke of Kent plans a june wedding Prince the Duke of and his Katherine celebrate announcement of their engagement in the Garden of Ken Sington the Palace is the Home of the Dukes widowed the who is eighth in line of Suc cession to the British will marry on june 8 at Peters Cathedral in the North English City of the Brid Tobe is the daughter of sir William who is the lord lieutenant of the North Riding of 40foot right Otway Pitt Street will be widened in numerous places to provide a 40 loot right Otway from curb to All present curbing will be ripped out and replaced with poured Concrete the state cannot advertise Lor bids on the project until the Gover nor gives his excavation will be the first phase of the the will be dug to a depth of about one and Oneall recently Laid water Mains on Pitt Street Are located a minimum of three six inches below the surface and should not obstruct the modernization Page 5 state starts on blown up roads areas of four main highways in Bedford county have literally come apart this Winter due to severe freezing and Long periods of subzero will superin of state highways told the Gazette he listed them As 30 near 96 Between Manns Choice and 31 in the Kegg Fate delayed by cuban court in yanks trial 12 co defendants want if heros killed Havana up Cuba ended its treason trial of american William Morgan two of his 12 cuban co defendants demanded that they be executed with him if the onetime cuban National hero is condemned to of is a former army paratrooper who helped Fidel Castro Rise to his trial ended shortly after there was no indication when his Fate would be a few hours earlier in the Ca Bana fortress prison where mor Gan was Anastasio Rojas was executed As a he was the eighth victim of a firing squad this week and 20th to be shot As an enemy of Castro since the Start of the accuse twelve cubans House passes Juk anti recession Bill Washington up the House Friday passed and sent to the Senate president Kennedy anti recession Bill to provide up to million in Federal funds for an estimated needy Chil Dren of jobless the which would go into effect april 1 and continue for 15 would require the states to put up for each advanced by the Federal govern at least 10 states Nave said they will turn Down the the legislation met Only Token opposition from several Hep Bli vote amid these other economic developments the Senate agreed to restrict debate on the million de pressed areas Bill in Hopes of getting a final vote by the mid Cue next the measure faces proposed amendments to restrict the administrations pro Gram for aiding areas struggling with longtime will push action democratic leaders said they would try to Complete action on the presidents depressed areas and minimum wage Bills before some feared the program Congress starts an easter recess might become others on March said the problem could be handled by state and private the Bill was passed by voice area and several sections of 286 near freezing has made these roads just blow Snyder noticed that the roads that were dried off with chemicals suffered the most dam that a layer of ice Bedford Valley citizens protest Road conditions citizens of the Bedford Valley Rural development organization have petitioned state Secretary of highways Park request ing immediate action in rebuilding 220 South of the which represents Bedford and Cumberland Valley townships Between Bedford Bor Ough and the Maryland state through its chairman Wilson presented the petition signed by approximately 300 residents to Ray democratic county who in turn Send it to Harrisburg asking Martir to examine the state oif deterioration of which has been severely damaged by Low tem and heavy snowfall the is Martz said that repairs to the Are not sufficient to keep e Road in proper condition Anc Complete rebuilding of the Road in the area is meeting urged Martz said that after Martin has examined blueprints oif 220 representatives of his group wan to meet with the Secretary and Dis cuss further plans for the thorough fares projected Leonard Minetti of elected Secretary treasurer o the the group als appointed the following committee publicity Harold Clyd Ted Brown and Naom steering Leonard Nuner Legg Philip James Mickey Carl Robert Salathe David David Cogan and Ken Neth r Snow for a longer tune showed Ess apparently the Snow cts As an insulator in periods of Evere he the superintendent reported that maintenance Crews Are just completing emergency re pairs of holes in the Breeze Wood area and that they will be assigned to the other blowup roads on a priority Snyder said that he was not in different to complaints of a Bedford Valley civic group pressing for improvement of weather worn it 220in the Centerville area South of i dont blame these people Fox being in concerned Snyder adding that Section of 220 is scheduled to be reconstructed by the state and i dont know when it Wil e As far As holes in the Highway there Are Many roads n the county that Are worse off we have to take care of Thos Snyder said that steel rein forcing rods that had broken through the ruptured pavement of 7 Miles South of creating a Road Haz were Cut off by an Emer gency Crew hours after a photograph of the area appeared in the he said that he welcomed reports of dangerous holes and other Road damage from provided that the Calls were legitimate and not the maintenance of the Ligi ways substation consists of men 99 14 fore 36 equipment operators and five special a Gradall used for grading is the Only new piece of equipment that the substation has received for Road Snyder said that Many of the main highways in the county were built in the Early and have relatively shallow this he makes them More susceptible to damage from freezing and resultant twelve cubans were accused with Morgan of antigovernment acts in the Brief trial started thursday in his final Morgan told the court i stand Here in Morgan said castros foes Al ways had hoped he would join their but before i would do i would be better off the court was expected to pass sentence on Morgan in the next 24 if precedent is and if he is condemned to he is expected to be executed before any formal announcement of the in addition to the government sought the death penalty for his top Jesus car it asked 30year sentences for 11 other including morgans cuban who was tried in explains Calm they can shoot me Only Morgan told this explain to Bear witness Adolf Eich Mann will face Many witnesses in his trial for crimes against humanity and among them will be Hansi Brand top and her Joel former nazi who is held responsible in the deaths of will face his accusers in Jerusalem when his trial begins on april Secretary Arthur Goldberg announced he will tour heavy areas of unemployment in Wisconsin and Minnesota next he plans to talk with City and state officials and jobless workers As he did on his trip to five other states in Kiser of president of the Tri state Zinc and Lead Ore producers Assoc a appealed to Congress to help the sick Zinc and Lead he testified before the House mining subcommittee in support of a million subsidy the needy childrens Bill was the second measure on the presi dents list of 16 priority legislative proposals to be approved by the a companion measure to extend jobless benefits for the unemployed was passed last week and is now before the Senate finance congolese hint at Compromise strained relations sharply improved the Congo relations Between the United nations and the con go improved so sharply Friday the congolese hinted they might accept a Compromise on return ing the captured Supply ports of banana and but they left the final decision to president Joseph ing his Calm throughout in Madagascar for a meet compensation lists show slim decline Washington number of workers draw ing unemployment compensation dropped slightly in the week ended 25 for the first time in five months As the end of the airline strike and better weather helped the Job the labor department reported Friday that the decline of on jobless Rolls from the Al time Peak reached in once a hero of the Castro almost sin Glen Anderly foiled an anti Castro plot by dominican invasion forces in looked Liz reported recovering normally London up Elizabeth Taylors continuing recovery from one of the deadliest types of pneumonia known is absolutely her american physician said Friday the statement was made by Carl Heinz Goldman As her other doctors at the London clinic placed rapidly recovering actress on what they called a Normal re covery Republican Calls Juk peace corps Draff dodgers Haven Washington charged Friday that president Kennedy new peace coups is being turned into a Haven for draft in a House said peace corps director Sargent had announced that he and draft director Lewis her Shey had agreed that Young men on peace corps assignments would not be subject to the Republican congressman apparently referred to a state ment by Hershey that peace corps volunteers would not be subject to the draft and that pos sible further exemptions might be allowed after they leave the corps if they did work in the National he emphasized this was his personal it is not Clear How shiver and Hershey were Able to Amend the draft Law to set up a Haven for draft dodgers in the peace Gross Gross noted also that Shriver had estimated initial Cost of the peace corps program at per with a goal of and questioned How such outlays could be projected without approval of con two Hurt in six Pike crashes at 2 state police of the Everett substation on the Penn Sylvania Turnpike said a tractor unable to Stop upon a a congested traffic area just West of the Bedford inter change in the westbound crashed into the rear of an Auto Mobile operated by Richard Mil of 607 ninth they said the Rig was operated by Melvin of 26957 Sprague Columbia damage to the Mil Ler vehicle was estimated at to the a 39yearold Ann Man is in Bedford county memo rial Hospital As a result of injuries he sustained in a collision on the Turnpike two Miles West of the Allegheny Tunnel just before mid night police an automobile driven by John Roberts of Ann struck the front of a Pennsylvania Turnpike vehicle which was headed West on the eastbound the opera Tor of the truck was Alex of new and damage to the Roberts vehicle in other accidents on the county segment of the Pike station Wagon operated by Kenneth of travelling two Miles East of the Allegheny skid ded and ran off the struck an embankment and rolled Over on its top injuring Donn a passenger in the Lehi also of police said Rudd sustained a laceration of the left damage to the Darr driven owned by the fault less rubber company of was estimated at a tractor trailer operated by Blair hard of approaching the overturned Darr vehicle Jac knifed and turned Over on top of Miles West of the Bedford interchange at police said a tractor trailer driven by Albert of Bloomfield near began slowing Down to went into a skid and car operated Fay Robert of was demolished after successfully passing another it skid the Driver lost control and the car slipped Over the medial Barrier and went Over on the East bound one mile East of the Allegheny Tunnel a car driven by Richard 606 Broad skidded on the icy pavement in attempting to pass another vehicle and bit a guard 24 county pupils participating in District chorus Twenty four Bedford county High school students Are participating in the annual Centra Western District High school chorus at Cone Maugh township High school in rehearsals have been under Way for two Days in preparation for a final concert to be Given tonight at 8 Oclock in the High school Frederick nationally known instructor of voice at Columbia is the guest Mayer has conducted festivals in Many states and has had much experience in a variety of musical presently he is minister of music at the Madi son Avenue Baptist Church in new York and a voice instructor at there Are 188 students from forty eight High school in the Cen tra Western District comprised of and Armstrong the students Are being housed in the Davidsville in Homes of various chorus Mem Bers of the Host miss Blanche choral director at Conemaugh township High is hostess for the three Day sponsored by the Penn Sylvania music educators Asso Bedford county students and directors attending Are Bedford High school Arch Dennis Richard Jef Frey Ruth Snyder and Glenda Streett Chestnut Ridge Rogor Phyllis Gerold Ber Nie Diana Ream and Kathryn Hyndman Londonderry Donald Carol Kim John Northern Bedford Helen Bob roae Marle and Patricia Tussey Mountain Richard Beth Louie Becky Burkett and Judy Everett Southern Orilee Ronnie Cheryl Ted poor and Nancy ing of leaders of the the congolese army seized the ports last weekend in a clash with forces stationed another sign of a thaw was a turnout of an Honor guard when special representative Rajeshwar Dayal left Leopold Ville Fri Day for new York and a general Assembly debate on the he is expected to return in Aboul two the congolese turned out their smartest troops Dayal Anc his interim Meek Abbas of called on acting Premier Jacques the command assumed the Hon ors were for Dayal but the Congo Lese said the tribute was for a Dayal has been under Constan attack by the congolese govern ment for alleged favouritism to pro Lumumba Kas Mvubu has demanded his recall but Secretary general Dag Hammar skjold rejected the the command relaxed Alert Jupiter and replaced it with Alert Saturn As of noon Alert Jupiter forbade personnel to circulate in Leopold Ville except on vital Alert Saturn lets them circulate freely in the City during daytime but advises them not to leave the City at the previous week brought the total Down to item Kyj was the first reversal of steady upward trend that be Gan last j the figures were released an administration Bill to pro vide a billion emergency pro Gram of extended benefits to the bless encountered a slow Down and possible revision by the sen ate finance committee chairman Harry announced that the Senate group wid put off drafting the legislation until next John announced he at least two Tion tightening up eligibility labor Secretary Arthur Gold Berg spent his third straight Day before the committee Friday in an Effort to pry Loose the which would provide up to 13 weeks of extra jobless benefits for Idle new claims decline the total number of workers receiving jobless benefits climbed to new peaks in each of the three previous weeks in february be fore dropping the week in the corresponding week a year slightly More than 2 million workers were drawing part of the drop was attributed to settlement of the Wildcat strike by flight engineers and resulting recalls of other airline us wont Cut its Garrison in West Berlin Washington up the state department Friday erased any last doubts that the United states might reduce its Garrison n West Secretary of state Dean Rusk emphasized thursday that the new administration planned to keep military forces in divided Berlin until there was some general settlement of the entire German but he did not Rule out specifically the possibility that the Gar Rison might be state department spokesman Lincoln White filled in that Gap he said previous Western offers on the Berlin question no longer apply because they were rejected by Russia in 1959 Neotia Whites statement came As president Kennedy intensified a review of policy on Berlin and Germany in Hopes of finding a new talks with ambassador Kennedy conferred with West agreement reached without vote Call United up the Security Council agree Friday to begin debate next tues Day on conditions in Portugal african territory of Angola which Russia said is ruled by a a Crim of military and police the agreement was mad with out a of ambassador Wilhelm Bedford firemen test Siren today the Bedford fire company announced Friday that it will test its sirens in the Borough at noon there will prob ably four consecutive the company will then re Vert to it previously announced schedule of testing the sirens every tuesday evening at 7 residents have been asked not to Call the fire alarm Tele phone number to inquire about the location of a the num should Only be used to report cubans charge with sending out of Dale polio vaccine Washington up the state department Friday branded As outrageous a charge that polio vaccine distributed n Cuba was out of the charge was made Friday y the sem official cuban news Aper the newspaper charged that the safety Date of vaccine distributed in Cuba this week was president Kennedy announced new trouble spot in Africa was opposed strenuously by portuguese ambassador Vasco who contended that the United nations had no right to concern itself with sen which the Lisbon ment considers an integral part of its National ambassador Adlai Council president for declared Liberia com plaint of human rights suppression in the territory adopted for he did not ask for a vote after hearing objection Only from Chile to putting the Issue on the liberian ambassador George who brought the is sue to the was restrained in his argument for its inscription on the but soviet ambassador Valerian Zorin charged that Portugal threatened the peace and Security of Africa with a regime of Mili tary and police terror in admits police action Garin acknowledged police action against rioting demonstrators in angolan capital City of Luanda but said portuguese authorities had done their duty to defend the cites population against the forays of foreign led criminals and to arrest the assassins of police officers and but he said there was no basis to the charge that the Angola situation threatened peace and added that Council debate on conditions there would be both illegal Grewe for a half hour Friday to prepare for a visit next month by West German Chancellor Kon Rad Adenauer is scheduled to visit Here april 12 Grewe said he also discussed the forthcoming visit of West Berlin mayor Willy the socialists candidate for Chancel Brandt is expected to arrive Here White House press Secretary Pierre Salinger said Kennedy will receive Brandt at 3 diplomatic officials said Ken Nedy conferred Early in the week with military leaders on strategic problems and later with diplomatic experts to weigh the political situation connected with the German wednesday that the naval base at Guantanamo had turned Over vaccine to fight a polio Epi Demic in final new frontiers panel session sunday the final panel session in the series of four panels on new frontiers in religion1 will be held on sunday evening at 8 Oclock in the episcopal Parish the subject of this last panel is new frontiers in Christian Steward the Moderator will be the Melvin pastor of the United Church of and whats inside amusements Church Page classified comics crossword Puzzle editorial Page farm Market financial Hospital notes social television Fri gets brinks Lucky defense attorney raises Challenge at peels trial fort up a defense attorney for the accused Mastermind of the Chillingworth murders Friday challenged the Basic Story of the states Star wit defense attorney Carlton Welch told the court that former West Palm Beach City judge Joseph Peel on trial for his had nothing to do with the disappear Ance and murder of circuit judge Chillingworth and his five years Floyd Lucky con fessed hired killer who has been the mainstay in the prosecutions has testified that he and a negro George Bob by abducted the chilling Worth and drowned them at sea on peels an Testi fied that Peel used his position As a municipal judge to cover a bootlegging and numbers Protection he said he and Peel were 50 50 partners in the Welch has kept court observers guessing As to what tack he would his method has been to shoot a series on a none lated questions at Holzapfel in rapid fire Job seeker finds thousand los Angeles pub Lic spirited citizen looking for a Job found in Cash lying in the Middle of the Road Friday and promptly turned it Over to the Bureau of i Vestiga tickets for the saturday night concert will be sold at the District deaths Robinson Rebecca John Hynd a bag containing the Money tumbled through the open door of a brinks armoured car minutes after it was picked up at the United California Bank on a regular run Friday a Bank spokesman said the Bills were not serialized or Trace offering a temptation to a less honest brinks had signed a receipt for the Money which was to be transferred to the Federal Reserve Bank in san Douglas William and his saw the bag lying in the Street while the self employed maintenance worker was going to see about a he picked it and Noti fied the Fri when he saw the tag showing the bag contained in never thought about keeping Johnson in no Richer now than when i started out this the negro lather of three children May get Reward there was still a possibility Johnson might receive a Reward from which re covered the Money at Fri head discovery that one sack was missing came when the drive Robert noticed through a Mirror that the rear door of the armoured car was a Quick Check disclosed the in packages of and was police and the Fri were within Hail an Johnson had turned the Money Over to Fri probes continuing in Bedford Borough Penn Sylvania state police and investigators from the fire underwriters Board Are continuing an probe of the Bedford High school fire late tuesday Bedford Borough police chief Earl Mcgill said that every Angle is being considered and All tips Are being he said also that police Are continuing their investigation of missing from the Washington Coffee shop on Pitt he no new leads concerning the Money have turned

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