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Bradford Era (Newspaper) - December 23, 1963, Bradford, Pennsylvania A round Cloudy the mostly Cloudy with o few scattered Snow flurries to Day High 22-30 Cloudy with Snow tonight end tuesday Low tonight 1121. She Era new keep up to Date in All news happenings by dial ing 1491 radio Wiss. Square vol. No. 87. No. 81 a mat Ciao postal paid Ai Bradford a. Bradford pa., monday morning december 23, 1963 published Dally except sunday a 43 Mala so Ioc a copy Jess Winter olympics the sight of Snow on the ground and the excitement of ski fans bring to mind the tact that the Winter olympics will be starting late next month. Austria a Tirol or Tyrol if you prefer site of the 1964 Winter olympics has been a favored 950 abandon burning cruise ship Alpine playground since the Days of the holy roman Empire. Among Tiro Loans skiing and other Winter sports arc both a diversion end a Way of ufos end catering to visitors is on honoured to edition. At Innsbruck Tho medieval capital of Tirol province end Conter of Tho forthcoming olympics residents often go skiing on their lunch hour. Mounting period a lbs leads nation in prayer for Juk one of Tirol a greatest admirers was the a last Knight a of the holy roman Empire Maximilian i. The 16th-Century Monarch affectionately called a emperor Max a by Tirol ans often watched jousting tourneys and entertainments in Innsbruck s old town from a Balcony surmounted by a gleaming canopy of gilded Copper tiles. The Balcony is one of Innsbruck a Best known landmarks. Innsbruck a guests have been Many and Many have been famous. Marble slabs at the Goldener Adler Golden Eagle hotel Bear the inscribed names of some 1546�?the King of Tunis. 1786�?goethe. 1828�?paganini. Foreign visitors have Long loved Innsbruck for its Beauty gaiety laughter music and especially its food. Travel writer Horace Sutton describes a single dish served at a famous Innsbruck restaurant a anybody laying in a Stock of vitamins for a climb up Everest can order the House specially lieder Ohne wrote or song with Washington apr Light orial sunday and prayed that ing a Candle from a Torch the ancient vision of peace on brought from John f. Kennedy a Earth May come True. Grave president Johnson stood thus the new president led on the Steps of the Lincoln Mem the nation in marking the end of the months mourning for his As out words. It is a Platter with Wiener schnitzel a pork chop a Rump Steak with a Fried egg on top peas Fried potatoes Beans and tomatoes. Decorating this portable banquet is a compote and skewer run through in order of their impalement a Cherry a prune and a years of work the 1h4 Winter Garnet Ere scheduled for Jan. 29 through fab. 9. But the Immi Lea dents of Lime Bruck end these of the neigh Bering communities Al Gilt Lisum end use fold have been preparing far the olympics since in. New ski trails lifts and jumps web the mountainsides. There is a new plunging bobsled run. Roads and rail lines have been improved. A new Bridge the Europe crosses the Sill River Valley at a height of 824 feet to link the austrian and German autobahn with the highways of Italy. To House the competing teams Innsbruck has built a compound of eight 10-Story buildings each topped by a roof Garden. The practical minded austrians plan to rent the 496 apartments As private residences after the games National geographic has been told. An olympic ice Arena seating 10,000 has been built for figure and Speed skating ice hockey and Curling. Innsbruck a picture postcard atmosphere for the olympics will have an ultramodern touch. Results of the various events and team standings will be tabulated by an electronic computer. The Ratus will instantly Post re to on scoreboards trans distribution i teletype cd around the world. Family of eight homeless after fire near Kane Kane special a family of eight was left homeless sunday night when fire destroyed the two Story Frame dwelling occupied by or. And . Robert Stanley and their six children. All members of the family were away at the time of the fire except or. Stanley. Kane a Volunteer fire department under chief h. D. Gardner received the Call to the fire some two Miles West of Here on route 6, at 6 . Sunday. The Kane department was assisted by the Sheffield volunteers who sent two tankers and 20 men to augment the 20 men and two trucks from Kane. The Clarendon Volunteer firemen moved into Sheffield for standby. The firemen stayed at the scene for three and one half hours. According to chief Gardner damage was estimated at $6,000. All furniture wearing apparel and even Christmas gifts were destroyed. The fire was believed to have started in the basement of the Structure possibly the Furnace. Of. Donald Baker salvation a a by commander was on hand h Coffee and doughnuts for Bremen. He stated that the family spent sunday 1 with neighbors. 1 attempt will be made today find suitable housing cloth etc., j. F. Hill chairman american red Cross disaster committee of Kane said. Four killed trying to halt rectory theft Ottawa apr four persons were shot to death sunday and a fifth wounded when parishioners of a tiny roman Catholic Church in Midtown Ottawa tried to halt an attempted robbery in the next door rectory. The shooting shattering a quiet noon hour mass in the Church of Christ the King on Argyle Street took the lives of Paul merrier of Sherbrooke que. Miss Alberte Guindon about 45, Niece and housekeeper of the Parish priest Roger Binette about 21, one of the would be robbers and . Dorise re Chart 60, occupant of a third floor apartment in the rectory. Police said Binette shot himself through the head. Mrs. Bechard died in Hospital several hours later despite doctors efforts to save her life. Her companion in the apartment Henedine Bechard was wounded less seriously and was released from Hospital after treatment. The noon mass was nearly finished in the Small Brick Church when the second housekeeper in the rectory Agathe Jensen rushed through the Back door of the Church to Tell father Chev Rier that two men had broken into the rectory. Father Chev Rier was at the front of the Church while the Rev. Father Gerard Therrien was saying the mass. He ran Down the Side aisle of the Church and asked some male parishioners to come with him. He we followed out by merrier John Horner Roger Lacroix and another Man. A i just got to the rectory door when i heard the first shot a i guess that a the one that killed police said merrier was shot inside the front door near the stairway. A shot we fired at Horner they said and he faked death falling to the floor and continued in fag of Hope in Ankara on Yule Jaunt Ankara Turkey apr comedian Boh Hopo Orri Vod in Ankara sunday an the first lag of his annual of Orsat Christmas tour to onto Tain american Sonvico Mon abroad. To loft los Angeles saturday and joined his 42-Mambai troupe which includes Singer Anita Bryant actress tuesday Wald and los Brown and his band. Tho troupe Orri Vod Friday. Hope Ramai Nad behind for two More Days of rest ofter treatment for on Eye disorder. His tour of Turkey Greece Crete end Libya will last until Doc. 3i. Sassin ated predecessor. Speaking to about 14,000 persons massed before the great shrine to the emancipator Johnson linked the names of Abraham Lincoln and Kennedy martyrs both. A was it was too years ago so it is now Quot Johnson said. A we have been Bent in sorrow but not in purpose. We buried Abraham Lincoln and John Kennedy but we did not Bury their dreams or their visions. Fight for Batter life a they Are our dreams and our visions today for president Lincoln and John Kennedy moved toward those nobler dreams and those larger visions where the needs of the people dwell. A their fight for a better life for More people is a legacy to their bundled against the freezing cold the throng watched the impressive ceremony silently and intently. Three clergymen protestant Catholic and jewish i had Ridden in a jeep Over the White memorial Bridge to the Kennedy grave in Arlington with its eternal flame. While the Sun was setting they returned bearing a butane Torch they had Lighart at the grave. Johnson the first lady and daughter Lucy Baines held Small White tapers As did the supreme court justices Cabinet members and others present. The Torch we borne first to Johnson and he lighted his Candle then turned to Light those of others near him. Once in the Breeze his Light went out but we quickly ignited again. Tiny flames flare simultaneously in the crowd a Forest of tiny flames flared out As people helped each other to Light the candles they too were holding. Johnson like his wife and daughter we Clad in Black. As the notes of the Star spangled Banner sounded the new president placed his right hand Over his heart inside his Long overcoat. His closing words were a May god bless this land and All who live in it. So let us Here on this Christmas night determine that John Kennedy did not live or die in vain that this nation under god shall have a new rebirth of Freedom and that we May achieve in our time and for All time the ancient vision of peace on Earth Good will toward All get a Load of this Laurie Wymer 4, can t believe it. Nail of the Highlands arrived at 478 Lambert or. Ahead of Santa for obvious Roo sons. Could t got Down Tho Chimney Era photo by w. Forres Stewart Tho 225-Pound St. Bernard Raca Ivad warm greetings from Tho Nolan Wymer family with the possible exception of Ginger. Right Whoso background is his own business. Senate schedule Clouds approval prospects House ready for Aid Bill action five Are killed in 2-car mishap Morgan City la. Api five persons were killed in a collision on . 90, four Miles East of Here Early sunday. Killed in one car were Janet Ostalano 21, and Rosalyn Lis to 22, both of Morgan City and the Driver of the car Jerry p. Roundtree of Thibodaux. Fatally injured in the other car were Harry Joseph Fryou 21, and Joseph Callistro 20, both of Amelia a Small town in this South Louisiana coastal area. Critically injured in Roundtree a car was Jimmie Paul la Garde of Thibodaux. Fire truck and car crash injures two v 1 Cut. Re responding to a Mutual Aid in the Allegany area and westbound on route 17 at Allegany . Two persons were Hurt but five Volunteer firemen escaped injury shortly after 5 . Sunday when a Westons mins fire truck and a passenger car collided Headon in front of the Castle restaurant. State police said the truck was Call was the time of the mishap. John wildfire 17, of 520 Queen St Olean attempted to make a left turn from the eastbound Lane and collided with the fire vehicle troopers stated. Authorities reported that the truck being driven by Eugene Williams 44, of Westons Mills veered into the restaurant parking lot following the Impact and struck a parked Auto owned by Flatt of 114 mein Stanley St. Imti travel Berri a Etal Smery Leaky. Hmm hmm Salamanca shoving it against the building. Young wildfire suffered multiple facial lacerations and his passenger Larry Lyons 17, of 1854 Buffalo St., Olean ankle and Finger fractures and lacerations about the head and body. Both were taken to an Olean Hospital. Washington a House democratic leaders rallied their forces sunday and predicted age of a Compromise $3-Bil-n foreign Aid Money Bill monday or tuesday. But the Senate a schedule of Token meetings every three Days until the new session starts Jan. 7 leaves in doubt the time of final approval of the appropriation and its much disputed communist Trade amendment. Equally clouded is the Prospect for any sine die adjournment of the 88th Congress first session already a peacetime record breaker for length. This Congress has been sitting la Vic months and if this session joins up with the second one the 88th will become the first Congress meeting around the Calendar since the korean War. Committee meets today rep. Hale Boggs. D-la., the majority whip Tola a reporter that the House rules committee will meet monday morning and he expects it to have the quorum required to report the Compromise Bill to the House for a vote even if Republican committee members stay away As they did saturday. He said the democratic majority now has enough members in town or certain to be Here monday to pass the Bill despite any Republican opposition to the provision granting the president authority to approve government backed credit for private sales of . Goods to soviet bloc nations. If the rules committee sends the measure to the floor monday it would require a two thirds majority for passage without the normally required 24-hour Layover and Boggs said he is not certain this margin can be produced. Confidence expressed however he expressed Confidence that the required simple majority is assured for a Christmas eve vote. Sen. Hubert h. Humphrey of Minnesota the democratic assistant Leader said that if the House completes action before Christmas the Senate might be Able to Muster a majority to vote on the measure Friday. A majority will be necessary be-1 told members no business cause sen. Wayne Morse Dore. Would be transacted this week has served notice he will de he scheduled Token meetings mend a quorum Call and a Roll for tuesday and Friday and said he would continue this pro forma Call on final passage. When the Senate adjourned saturday after the House had reached a rules committee impasse sen. Mike Mansfield of Montana the majority Leader pattern until Jan. 7. However Mansfield and the Republican Leader sen. Everett m. Dirksen of Illinois both said that if the House acts they will attempt to round up a majority to act. Democrats generally mama the House republicans for Tho session end foul up. Republicans on the other hand complain that president Johnson is trying to exert undue pressure to get Congress to act when it ii not necessary. 31,000 visit relatives record throng enters e. Berlin Berlin apr nearly 31,0001 apart for Over two years. West berliners streamed so far about 34, to West see through the temporary gaps in liners have made the trip. Their the red Wall sunday for Joyful i relatives and friends cannot re one Day pre Christmas reunions with the relatives in East Berlin. The official East German news Agency adn announced this figure on the third Day of operation to reunite briefly the families who have been held Blaze does $8,000 damage to dwelling Chi Monk . Fire late sunday afternoon caused extensive loss to the Home of Leo Schoonover in Chi Monk. Authorities said the Allegany and Knapp Creek Volunteer departments were summoned shortly after 4 30 ., and were at the scene for More than two hours. The Blaze which was blamed on defective wiring caused an estimated $8,000 damage. 24 accidentally killed in state by the associated press Twenty four persons have died accidentally in Pennsylvania this weekend with 18 of the victims killed in traffic mishaps. A fall of Rock killed a Miner in Wilkes Barre fires killed three and a Little boy drowned in a Creek in Marianna Washington county. The Accident count began at 6 . Friday and ended Midnight sunday. Omi Linuci Slae him Tim grail Agency a Moum Rescue service planes in area Orlando Fla. Headquarters of the . Air Force Rescue service said sunday night four four engine hc54 Rescue masters were ready to Fly to the distressed ship Latonia if needed. John l. Vandegrift information officer at the worldwide Headquarters of the Usan Rescue service said each Craft carried a minimum of four 20-men life rafts. The planes stationed at Lages air base in the azores Are with the 57th air Rescue Squadron. Vandegrift said the planes would stand by until All 1,000 passengers of the Latonia were accounted for. The Latonia was about 600 Miles East of Lages. Supping Ufi Christmas seals Al rtt Iii Otter respiratory diseases total Emery coif stoop turn the visits because they Are still imprisoned behind the Concrete and barbed wire dividing Germany. Communist authorities announced they have approved 358,000 permits for one aay visits in the four Days since the permit offices opened in West Berlin. Many soak permit Many thousands More West berliners Are ready to storm the 12 permit offices when they reopen monday. There have been Many complaints about the agonizing Waits in bitter cold the applicants have had to endure to obtain communist permission to pass from one part of their native City to another. West berliners had to spend up to a total of 25 hours spread Over three Days standing in line to get the precious permits. The West Berlin City government announced sunday night measures to reduce the waiting time. But what they could do was limited by communist insistence on keeping the procedure completely in their hands. Political significance the communist press had been plugging the theme that the Christmas visits Deal with the West Berlin City government is not Only humanitarian. The reds claim it also has deep political significance opening the Way to future East West deals Over Germany. A Spectator described it As a a wagnerian scene Quot As the West berliners passed in and out of the gaps in the Wall. There was Snow underfoot and thick fog swirled around. Almost All the Crossings Are made in darkness. West berliners to squeeze the full use of their Day passes get up in the Middle of the night to Cross Over As Early As possible. Most of them done to return until the last moment before the Midnight deadline. A a it a just like visiting someone in prison Quot said a Young Man who went Over to see his aged parents. The red guards were fulfilling their orders to be Friendly continued in Page 20 Rescue Craft begin picking up survivors some of passenger i reported picked up in Eastern Atlantic London apr the greek liner Latonia caught fire in the Eastern Atlantic monday and 650 Christmas cruise passengers and a Crew of More than 300 abandoned ship shortly after Midnight British time�?7 . Est sunday. Four hours later the British admiralty reported that the swedish Ore Carrier Alta was picking up survivors and a . Rescue operations officer in the azores said the British Tanker Montcalm was taking on survivors. The admiralty report said the Alta reported its first Rescue operation at 4 27 . British time-11 27 . Est sunday. Mare lifeboats sighted a More lifeboats with other survivors Are in the area Quot the admiralty said. It reported of at the Latonia was still burning fiercely but it Hull appeared sound. The report from the . Rescue operations officer came about a half hour before the admiralty report. A we have no information As yet to any casualties Quot the officer said. A it seems to have been in in far As anything can be Normal in circumstances like these a Normal ship evacuation. A your information is that the Hull of the vessel is still float in 9� he added that three other ships were in the area but the Montcalm was the Only one so far to report picking up survivors. Two . Aircraft were in route to the Rescue scene. They would reach the area before Dawn the officer said. The Latonia first distress message was monitored at la 30 . British time sunday 6> 30 . Est in Casablanca. The Shore radio station there immediately relayed k to All ships in the area. Within an hour came the la Konias last message with the wireless operator saying he was forced to leave Hie transmitter. The Montcalm radioed it was in sight of the Latonia by 2 . Sunday British time. Around 4 . It radioed a approaching Latonia ablaze amidships hulled in the order to abandon drip came at 22 minutes after Midnight British time the British admiralty said. From then of the Latonia went out of All radio Contact. Head far scene three ships including the american liner Independence were reported making for the disaster scene at top sport. American air Force units in the azores stood by to help the Rescue operation. In addition five . Coast guard cutters were speeding to the area . Air Rescue units were mustering at the azores and in Rheinstein Germany and Small freighters in the heavily travelled shipping Lane were making steam for toe Latonia position about 180 Miles North of Madeira. The Latonia left Southampton England dec. 19 with 660 passengers seeking a Christmas in the Sun and More than 300 Crew. Its first Call reaching the British admiralty soon after Midnight British time reported tersely that it had a fire aboard but made no Appeal for help. Then came word that the fire was spreading and All aboard were taking to the boats. The Latonia gave its position As 35 degrees North 15.15 West 180 Miles bitter cold keeps tight grip on . By the associated press bitter cold accompanied by Snow or freezing rain and drizzle gripped much of the nation sunday the first official Day of Winter. Subzero temperatures prevailed Over most of the Midwest As they have for nearly two weeks while readings Over the remainder of the country dipped below freezing except in Florida and California. Snow fell Over the Rockies and the Plains states creating hazardous driving conditions. There was Snow too across the Northern half of Texas and freezing drizzle Over most of the states South portion. A two Inch or More Snow Blanket made for hazardous driving in Northern Texas. The Snow band mixed with freezing rain and drizzle extended eastward into the lower Mississippi Valley with hard freeze warnings posted for Louisiana and Mississippi sunday night. Heavy Snow warnings were issued for a band from Arkansas eastward into the Smoky mountains including Northern Mississippi and most of Tennessee with an accumulation of 4 to 8 inches forecast by monday morning. Warnings of hazardous driving conditions As a result of Snow or freezing rain were in effect from the Southern Kansas Border southward through Eastern a a putting it roughly Texas and eastward through Al-1 North of the Sunshine Island of Obama. Madeira. Inside the Era a marked increase in demand for Oil products in 1963 noted. Page 6 elderly Man begins new life in California after 64 years spent in prison. Page 7 quarrel Between Man and estranged wife ends in slaying of Erie county fire a fief. Page 9 Fred Crawford a held to 19 As St. Bonaventure cagers top Eastern Kentucky. Page 16 negro Singer Paul Robeson self exile to soviet Russia returns to . Pogo 18 Bridge. Comics to to word orial. Toll radio to Omen 16-17 4-5 my Mem

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