Berkshire Eagle in Pittsfield, Massachusetts
21 Nov 1960

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21 Nov 1960

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Berkshire Eagle (Newspaper) - November 21, 1960, Pittsfield, Massachusetts Gop Prospect g Republican Dillon i May head Treasury 18 the fore Emit Cloud into through tomorrow Lbw mar 38 High tomorrow Dejur 92 other data 2 5eehm 3 volume 171 Pittsfield Massachusetts monday november 21 1960 32 i5 Wmk Del Virid Public tax other Aid posed by inc to save new Haven or from up and a fare raises improvements recommended Washington interstate com Merce commission inc officials today recommended a Broad pro Gram of tax Relief fare increases and improved management to put the new York new Haven Hart Ford Railroad Back on its feet everybody concern a report on an eight month inc inquiry into the new havens finances called for a cooperative Effort of All the groups concerned to halt the decline of a once prosperous Railroad the report was drawn up by commissioner Charles a Webb and hearing examiner Richard s Hies who conducted lengthy hear Ings on the new havens financial plight last summer the program would include Federal state and local tax Relief 20 to 30 per cent passenger fare increase and streamlining of operations and modernization of equip Bent Burden tax Law asked the officials also suggested new legislation authorizing the inc to Kiriake findings that state and local Railroad taxes on interstate rail roads Are unlawful when they Are found to be an undue Burden on interstate Commerce they also suggested that the commission urge Congress to approve a More direct Federal role in connection with Railroad and other mass transportation prob president adds Quail Hunt for last vacation Day Augusta a up president Eisenhower has decided to wind up his vacation tuesday with a Day of Quail shooting on a South Georgia Plantation the chief executive planned to Fly 250 Miles to the Southwest Corner of the state Early tuesday morning to the Blue Springs Plantation of w Alton Jones Board chairman of cities service corp and an old Friend Eisenhower will go Hunting for Quail remain overnight and Fly directly Back to the nations capital late wednesday afternoon the White House said Alert system advanced to missile age new York nations con Elrad Alert system is being advanced to the missile age today with a signed agreement pro Viding for a nationwide Alert in less than 10 minutes signatories to the agreement Here Are the air Force the fed eral communications commission the associated press and United press International the agreement will integrate the entire facilities of the two major wire services for use As an Alert system in event of a National emergency Quick notification under the new system of Conel Rad virtually every radio station in the nation could be notified in three to eight minutes after it was determined by the air Force that an enemy attack was Likely or under Way a single Man in the us air de sense command at Colorado Springs Colo can trigger an Alert to the two wire service news centers thousands of wire service machines would immediately Alert radio broadcast stations through out the nation to go on a con Elrad Alert using special wave lengths up to now the Alert system using telephonic communications took up to one hour the wire services would carry defense bulletins of National importance during the emergency lems including a Federal program to help railroads acquire Pas Senger equipment in the interest of National Security the report also recommended abandonment of unprofitable Branch line trackage better management of the Railroad and its motor carriers subsidiary with greater coordination Between the rail and trucking service consideration by inc of a recommendation that Congress pass new Laws to enable railroads to acquire passenger train equip ment on More Liberal terms than now exist if the new Haven survives the two examiners said it will be because of the cooperation of All of the groups concerned if on the other hand the new Haven goes the Way of the new York Ontario i Western a it will be because one or More of the groups named subordinated the Public interest its Short term self interest net loss 1108 million report said the new Haven a major commuter Railroad operated at a net loss of Mil lion in 1959 and Wilt close out this year with an estimated net deficit of s126 million with commuter service losses amounting to million the examiners said that to rehabilitate the Road to a break even Point about million More Revenue per year is needed they said that inasmuch As new havens annual fixed charges come to Only 66 million bankruptcy is not a solution president George a Alpert called for drastic measures to keep the Railroad in business at the hearings recently concluded Alpert called for passenger fare increases tax Relief and possible subsidies the inc subsequently granted two fare increases in february and july for a total 20 per cent Advance the Webb Hies report would add another fare hike of 20 to 30 per cent to be coupled with a prompt improvement in passenger equip ment management criticized the report which must still be considered by the full commission said the railroads management should have inaugurated a Long Range plan for its financial Salva Tion a Long time ago instead it said the Railroad has indulged in extravagant innovations and loud complaint without giving any indication what it pro posed to do in the Way of self help the commission officials said hat a remedy for the new Haven be founded on the false notion that the Federal treas Ury is inexhaustible they asserted that the commuter problem is essentially problem a state and local Furcolo acts quickly on old Colony option Boston up got Furcolo move today to Salvage the states option to buy the new Haven rail toads old Colony division before the dec 16 deadline the governor filed a special legislative message within an hour after arty Gen Edward j Mccormack or appealed to the legislature to enact a Bill at the cur rent session setting up a plan of state operation of passenger serv ice utmost tragedy Furcolo said it would be the utmost tragedy and Folly if the state were to allow the option to buy the old Colony right Otway 0 lapse the new Haven ceased passenger service on the line to Southeastern Massachusetts last summer and under a u s Dis Rich court order had until dec 15 to set up a plan of operation rior to exercising the option the plan under which the mass transportation commission would operate passenger trains was killed by the House last thursday the legislature was in its final Days and hoped to prologue this week Furcolo reviewed the past Man reuvers by the state to revive the passenger service and said that Hough the currently proposed sys pm would not be part of the metropolitan transit authority it would connect with it nato Pool of bombs proposed Paris Lauris e Norstad supreme com Mander of forces in Europe proposed today that a Pool of nuclear weapons be set up for the Alliance with each of the 15 member coun tries having an equal voice in control their use Only the United states and Britain could Supply nuclear weapons to such a Pool us Law would have to be amended to carry out the Norstad plan Ford Purchase in Britain is approved London a the British government today approved Pur Chase by the american Ford motor co of the outstanding shares of British Ford Chancellor of the exchequer John Selwyn Lloyd announced this decision in the House of com Mons american Ford already owns 55 per cent of British Ford and has offered to pay 145 shillings six Pence per share for Stock now held by British investors the Sale would pump More than million into the British Economy Lloyd hails move Lloyd said he believes Complete american ownership of British Ford would Lead to still More vigorous development of the Ford Enterprise Here and to even greater efforts in the Export mar Ket the Chancellor said he had received assurances from Detroit that an expansion program for British Ford at Mer Syslee Basil Don and elsewhere will be carried out As planned at a Cost of 196 million labor members of parliament and some conservatives have questioned the Wisdom of the Deal on the ground that Detroit could Call the tune for British Ford and even Lay off workers if that suits he company Overall production plans critics Are unhappy at the already significant segment of the British Economy controlled by us firms through their British subsidiaries Ford officials have stressed they to expand rather than con tact operations of British Ford for Young couples Eastwood England up the Rev Peter Capon told his congregation sunday night that do lawrences lady chatter is Lover would make a Good guide on love and marriage for Voung couples blames racing interests Ghana envoy to defy Congo ouster Leopold Ville the Congo up Ghanas special envoy to the Congo Nathaniel Welbeck j said that he would defy a congolese order to leave the Congo but the government said that the Diplomat would be out of the country by this afternoon even if it meant invading his embassy Albano seeks to Block appointment of Mccormick to court judgeship great Barrington in an extremely unusual procedure this morning special Justice Michael w Albano declared from the Bench of the Southern Berkshire District court that he not atty George w Mccormick of this town should is made presiding Justice of the court he appealed openly for the Public to help him Block the a Mccormick appointment without any qualifying evidence judge Albano charged that the Man behind the Barrington race track was the Force at work at the state House to have the appointment go to Mccormick who he said has served As counsel for the Barrington fair and bar congolese commissioner for the Interior Jose Nussbaumer and Welbeck argued about the congos order that the Diplomat leave the country from the Steps of his embassy congolese strongman col Joseph Mobutu ordered the expulsion of ghanaian diplomats on the grounds that they were supporting the regime of deposed leftist pre Patrice Lumumba while the new appointee is a Man of Honor and integrity judge Albano observed it is my feeling that race tracks and judges should not be mixed i cannot match the Power or Money of men connected with racing interests All i can do Model plane crash stirs false rumours Malden mass up Russell Mooney 33 of Everett was badly burned sunday when his Model air plane guided by steel wires came in Contact with a High Volt Power line youngsters who saw the mishap ran Home to Tell their parents a plane crashed and a Man evasion because i liked great Barrington and wished to serve its people i had an extensive practice in criminal Law but that Johnson tells nato us role unaltered in Paris the nato parliamentarians conference vice president elect Lyndon Johnson holds French newspaper after arrival yesterday at right is Senate foreign relations com Mittee chairman j William Fulbright dark associated press wire Holo proud Premier Victor in Japan from a and up Tokyo Japa Sproul Rui no conservatives rolled Back to control of parliament today but t i Xii till i3 to i club too i abandoned for the judge Best allowing in 10 years in is raise my feeble voice in a Call i 1938 he stepped Dow for assistance the appointments pedal Justice Michael w because the legis before the governors Council few years experience it will a Law prohibit shrill a he Hinr Tori Iii chirps ship in 1s40 i established a Resi Dence in great Barrington when judge Sanford Walter b san Ford retired gov Saltonstall stated he should appoint Frank j Brothers presiding judge of the court on the basis of judge Brothers prior service As a Spe Cial judge i withdrew As a candidate in 1945 when judge Brothers died judge Conneally and i both sought the Post gov Maurice j Tobin told me he had a duty to recognize seniority rights and prior service even though judge Conneally had served Only two years More than i had i again withdrew Brothers stepped Down judge Brothers had been special Justice of the court from 1925 to 1938 he stepped Down at that Slature had should be blocked gov Furcolo last week appointed Mccormick to the local Bench by passing Albano a Springfield Law yer who has been special Justice of the great Barrington court for 22 years the appointment comes up for confirmation by the governors Council next week atty Mccormick who was a candidate for the judgeship in 1945 when it went to Thomas f Conneally of this town was unavailable for comment today because he is in Boston a vacancy on that Bench was created month ago when judge Conneally retired for reasons of disability he hag not sat on the Bench since septem Ber 1957 when a stroke paralysed him and rendered him physically unable to do the Job in his prepared statement the special Justice suggested that me Fth 1 11 1 1 1 was Hurt set off a flurry of Rico Rick should take my place and nors about a downed plane be Bis turn that Albano said is the Only fair and decent thing to do the statement was read from the Bench with about 15 persons in at Tendance including court officers among those present was atty William p Murtagh a Law partner of Mccormick Lahanos statement the judges statement in full because what happens in and to this court is of concern to the Community and Berkshire county As Well i am obligated to make the following comments Twenty two years As a judge is a generation of service to the people within the jurisdiction of the court i have Given that serv ice appointed by gov Charles f Hurley in 1938 whom i served As Secretary i chose not to a allow me to move up and with cent positions of greater rerun prohibiting special from practising criminal Law and certain kinds of civil cases in their Home courts his Resig nation created the vacancy to which Albano was appointed in 1938 four years ago and again Over three years ago when judge con Neally suffered shocks i did not Rush to great Barrington to place myself in the fore As a contender for the position my wishes were that judge Conneally should re cover and return to the Bench other candidates were numerous but i Felt sadness at the plight of the Conneally family gave heed to complaints last november when it was clearly evident that judge con Neally would never return and Albino continued on Page is ailed to get the fallout backing hey had asked of the nations voters the conservatives claimed their Victory was a Broad endorsement of the us Japan Security pact and other close ties with the West their leftist opponents claimed leftist gains proved just the opposite follows postwar pattern the nationwide sunday ballot no that returned prime minister Hayato Skedas Liberal democrats conservatives to Power followed he same general pattern of elec ions in Japan since world War i it showed a conservative majority battling a slowly but Steadi y increasing leftist minority a Middle Road Appeal made by he democratic socialist party Vas crushed As japanese voters repeated their Sharp swing to the right and left election makes no interruption Vij select receives warm accolade Paris a vice president elect Lyndon b Johnson Drew cheers today As he told legislators from Atlantic Alliance countries that the United states stands by president Eisenhower Atlantic policies Johnson said the u s election in no Way was a repudiation of president Eisenhower support for the instruments of Mutual strength in Western Europe the tall Texas senator was loudly applauded As he strode into the Assembly room of the parliamentary conference of the North Atlantic treaty Organiza Tion his vigorous bipartisan speech was frequently interrupted by applause of legislators drawn from All Over Western Europe and Canada Johnson made a political tour the Hall shaking hands All around at the conferences open ing session he strode across the Hall to warmly shake hands with French Premier Michel Debre who spoke just before Johnson Debre disclaims undermining Debre disclaimed any attempt on the part of French president Charles de Gaulle to weaken nato on the contrary Debre tidal wave hits Peru two killed Lima Peru tidal wave struck Lowling areas of Northern Peru sunday reaching As far As said it was de Gaul Les idea to a mile Inland in some places two strengthen nato by increasing i j j t j Ine French weight in the Organ persons were killed and nine b ui0m As missing dispatches from Chiclayo Capi Tal of Lambay Eque province 650 Miles North of Lima said the wave was preceded by loud under noises some residents said they Felt Earth tremors an earthquake emanating from Peru was recorded on seismographs in Japan desert coastal Plain Chiclayo province is composed mostly of desert and coastal Plain where sugar and Rice Are grown the Waves battered the Small ports of Pimentel Calcas Santa Rosa san Jose and Eten a tug i nation and Debre added nato is needed As much now As at its formation 10 years ago and the cruel menace of the soviet Union is As Strong As Ever vice president elect Johnson made a vigorous bipartisan Appeal for a new Long step toward a Rich or meaning for Freedom the Texas senator told 200 assembled legislators from natos 15 countries the voice of isolation is stilled in America new generation in Power a new generation of americans who came to Early maturity fighting for Freedom on the Fields of Europe and the islands of the Hayato Ukeda returned to Power i and 61 Small Craft capsized earthquakes and tidal Waves not uncommon on the Western coast of South America part of the made their cide in Jaji i blabber later committed Sui creasing their vote from 26 to 29 per cent and winning three seats final unofficial returns gave prime minister Hatayo Skedas conservatives 296 of the 467 seats in the lower House of parliament a gain of 13 i the greatest recent disaster was the socialists had campaigned last May in Southern Chile the on a platform calling for abolition of the us Japan Security treaty and adoption of neutralise a japans foreign policy it was socialist agitation at the time of the revision of the us Japan Security treaty that the major opposition socialist i sparked the win antig0verninent party won 145 a Gam or 23 most riots these Jed la cancellation o by at the expense of the splinter president Eisenhower trip to democratic socialists who Japan last june and resignation dropped from 40 to 17 the Kishi As Premier and ultimate munits increased their seats v were the reasons for the elec from 1 to 3 and the other six seats were scattered among minority candidates 578 for winners with 9fi per cent of the popular vote released the Liberal democrats had 22106738 or 578 per cent the socialists 10468245 for 274 per cent democratic socialists 3319026 or 87 per cent communists 1098687 for 29 per cent minor parties 134311 for 03 per cent and the independents 1096 994 for 29 per cent last month Ikeda dissolved the tons sunday or come test fails coming to Power in the leadership of our land Johnson said the speech indicated the the ring of fire Johnson administration around the rim of the Pacific would be receptive toward 0cean moves to expand nato s influence beyond the military Field Mutual military purposes we can do much More to implement concepts of eco nomic Progress and social gain Johnson told the Confer ence however he said you Here know Well the magnitude of pres ident Eisenhower service to nato and to the strength of West Ern Europe i want you to under stand that president Eisenhower will leave Public office with the continuing respect Trust and esteem of All his countrymen with out regard to Domestic partisan ship City of Valdivia was almost wiped out by earthquakes and a 12foot tidal wave the City of Conception was also badly damaged hundreds were killed and thousands injured keeps Rex Happy Birmingham England up mrs Connie Page has bought her alsatian Rex his own private lamp pole the City removed res favorite one1 last week astronauts watch runaway us Germany old parliament in which his party held 283 seats and asked the voters to return More than 300 Liberal democrats to the ruling lower House socialists see moral Victory the socialists claimed a mor Al Victory on the basis of their gains and a party spokesman called on the Liberal democrats to aware of the spectacular gains of the Neutra lists in Japan of rocket escape talks Cape canaveral up rockets soared out of sight Leav americas seven Mercury the Man capsule behind nauts today watched the escape equipment designed to protect their lives in space flight fail for the second straight time As a Mercury Redstone rocket malfunctioned on the launching pad there was no Man inside the space capsule in today test but All seven of the astronauts picked to ride into space sometime next year were on hand to watch the test capsule left behind a Cluster of three rockets signed to Jerk the on Eton space among the socialists elected i capsule free of the giant Redstone was mrs Kyoko Asanuma widow i in event of major failure such of Minejiro Asanuma socialist Paras an explosion went off by mis by chairman who was slain by a take when the Redstone merely right Wing fanatic at a political failed to fire the attachments rally last month the teenage apparently broke and the escape the Redstone was supposed to boost the Bell shaped capsule More than 100 Miles into space on a 220mile flight Over the at lactic in today test the flight which would have lasted 16 minutes was the first full scale trial for the rocket and capsule combination that civilian space Agency head t Keith Glen Nan said would carry a u s astronaut into space sometime in january but today mishap marked the second straight for the critical escape system and May set the Mercury program Back even further earlier this month a test of the escape equipment from Wal lops Island a Aiso failed when the Tower did not separate from its Booster Over the Atlantic Ocean de have on finances Bonn up West Germany whose postwar Economy was fuelled with almost s4 billion in american Aid was asked today to help the United states out of pay ment difficulties of its own with american Gold reserves being drained away the us government asked the prosperous West germans to foot More of the growing costs of Aid to developed countries and a greater share of natos defense Bill five Day forecast temperatures through will average 8 degrees above the seasonal Normal of 34 de Trees continued warm slight Cooling on thursday Shower slate wednesday

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