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Bridgeport Post, The (Newspaper) - September 21, 1957, Bridgeport, Connecticut Weather forecast wet tier Vur Etu pro lots rite to Liht Ami sunday the Bridgeport Post county edition with of Arneld county Newi vol. Xxiv no. 222 entered second class matter poit Bridgeport Conn. Bridgeport 2, Conn. Saturday september 21, 1957. Published daily slate st., Bridgeport. Conn. Eighteen pages two sections Cit Tovote on 2 changes Ini Schare Council sets referendum on tax districts firemen s hours 250 at hearing North end hint court Appeal on merger City attorney John v. Donnelly said today that the referendum proposal on combining the City s taxing districts definitely was not adopted by the common Council last night because it was not approved by a majority of the full membership of the a nov. 5 City election referendum appeared to be assured today on proposals to Combine Bridgeport s two taxing districts and to reduce the firemen s work week from 56 hours to 42. The go Mon Council voted last night to put the two questions on the voting machines following a Stormy Public hearing on both matters. 250 attend nearly 250 persons filled the Burroughs Public Library auditorium for tile session which lasted two and a half hours. Many of the speakers including mayor Mclevy were booed and Alderman John j. Schiller Council president repeatedly called for order. After the meeting City attorney John v. Donnelly told newsmen that the Only step now remaining is for the proper form of the referendum questions to be prepared presumably by the town clerk. Steps leading toward a referendum on the questions have been taken in accordance with the Home Rule act. The Council initiated action on the proposed tax District merger and a voters petition started procedure on the firemen s proposal. After a Public hearing last week a charter revision commission named by the Council submitted drafts of the proposed charter amendments to the Council which then set its own hearing for last night. Warns of court Appeal during the hearing Kenneth j. Zarrilli counsel for the Lake Forest association which has opposed merging the first and second taxing districts said a court Appeal will be taken if the consolidation proposal is approved in a referendum. A merger would mean that property owners in the first taxing District who now pay a lower rate than those in the second District will pay More than they do at present. Demanding in vain that the Council Block the tax change yom going on the voting Mach nes in its present form or. Declared even if the on Page Garden nine stories High Post Hoto Mathewson mrs. William l. Belknap Iii looks Over the country Garden Complete with Trees and shrubs that she and her husband have planted Nice floors High on the Penthouse level of the Casa Frouge North Avenue. Or. Belknap a retired business executive and his wife had the Trees and Garden planted when they sold their country estate on Maple Road Easton and moved to the Penthouse three weeks ago. Some of the nine Trees on the Terrace will grow to a height of 12 orders hearing Over Hoffa move rebellious teamsters claim election is rigged Date set rank and file members demand vote be on democratic basis to Washington sept. 21 a a Federal judge has ordered a hearing Friday 01 a move by rebellious team stars Union members to Block what they contend i an attempt to Rig the elec Tion of James r. Hoffa As Union president. Federal District judge f Dickinson Letts yesterday ordered Hoffa. Retiring Union president Dave Beck and other top teamster officials to appear on sept 27 to show cause Why the election of Union officers should not be delayed by temporary injunction. Hearing Date the hearing Date three Days before the Union convention s scheduled to open in miam Beach. Election of Union officer by convention delegates is do oct. 4 or 5. Letts said the hearing would b held sept. 27 if the lawyer of the teamsters members seeking to Block the elections serves the court order on the Union official continued on Page Calls withdrawal of troops right to devote full hearing for Mideast action to be taken on Dulles Gromyko pleas for probe bitter Issue envoys report Syria May accuse . Of aggressive is All smiles Adwir photo gov. Orval fauns is All smiles in Little Rock Ark. Last night As he leaves television station after a National radio and television broadcast. Governor Faubus accepted u. S. District court injunction against him and called the National guard away from Little Rock Central High school just prior to the Faubus acted justly in situation voices Confidence Arkansas will obey orders plan Appeal governor explores Legal moves to higher courts Newport r. I., sept. A president Eisen lower today called Arkansas gov. Orval Faubus Vith Tnuva of National Juar Israen from a Little lock High school a necessary step in the right makes comment commenting on that dramatic development in the Arkansas school integration Case the pres Dent said in a statement at his vacation Headquarters the action by the governor of Arkansas in withdrawing the of Arkansas National 3uard troops from the Little Rock High school is a necessary step in the right direction. I am confident that the citizens of the City of Little Rock and the state of Arkansas will Welcome this Opportunity to demonstrate that in their City and in their state proper orders of a United states court will be executed promptly and without the president obviously was delighted by Faubus compliance last night with a Federal court order that he halt interference with school integration at the Little Rock High school. The governor had been using National guard tips to bar mingling of White Anu negro pupils at the school. Eisenhower was advised of the Faubus. Move shortly after the governor pulled the troops away rom the school last just a few hours Short of one week after he and Faubus conferred at the Newport White House. Little Rock awaits monday school opening Little Rock Ark., sept. 21 a gov. Orval Faubus in a lightning move withdrew the a ional guard from Central High school last night and was explor-03 various avenues of Legal Appeal today to the Federal injun Ion that commanded him to pull out the troops. As Long As this order is in effect and until its certain rever-2 on Appeal i will Faubus said. But he added with jut Jawed determination that he will Appeal t. Faubus. Made the statement in n appearance on a Little Rock television program last while the troops were pulling o it. Less than an hour later a few tale troopers and one Auto car Ying two Little Rock policemen acre parked beside the school. But the officers said they were not ordered there. Just Hap iced to Stop they said. The Little Rock school Board continued on Page four t e d nations n. Y., sept. 21. A diplomats predicted today the bitter charges exchanged by the soviet Union and the United states on the Middle East this week will insure a full in airing of the explosive Issue. Both Secretary of state Dulles and soviet foreign minister Andrei Gromyko asked in their opening policy speeches that the general Assembly take up the Middle East question at this year s session. Urges discussion Dulles said the Assembly ought to discuss the question in terms of the 1949 essentials for peace Resolution. That measure called on in member states to refrain from any threat or action Aime at impairing Freedom of an other state. Gromyko called on the Assembly to condemn the dangerous policy he said the West is Pur suing in the Middle East. There is no specific Middle feast item on the Assembly Agenda and the West is reported wait ing to see what develops before bringing one in. There is a Chance however that Russia or some Arab state might bring the Issue before the Assembly City Weder plants Trees atop Happy with trophy cooking school Winner of refrigerator just or. And mrs. Avil o sell their country estate move to the Penthouse of the ment from business activity atmosphere so much that to Garden of Trees shrubbery a apartment l. Belknap Iii decided on Maple Road Easton and Casa Frouge upon his retire they missed the country by have created a full sized id Flowers on the top of the planted on Terrace Trees 10 and 12 feet tall full shrubbery As Well As evergreens and rows of Flowers were planted into a 40 feet by 50 feet Terrace outside the Penthouse. The work was done by the Ridge Field nurseries. After living in the country 13 the reared business executive said we knew we could never be Happy without seeing Trees and Flowers around the Belknap have leased two of the penthouses on the roof of the North Avenue apartment House and have combined them giving them a total of 11 rooms. The rooftop Garden consists of seven various types of Trees some of the Maple family which will grow to maximum height of 12 feet two evergreens and rows of shrubs and Flowers. On the expansive grounds of the Easton estate which or. Belknap sold recently to Edward m. Ferris a new York businessman the couple took great Pride in maintaining of Flowers and shrubs and terraces around a swimming Pool. Or. And mrs. Belknap have by to residing in the Penthouse three weeks. They have two teenage daughters Lynne and Larnie who Are attending coi Ege. The full grown Trees which seemed to be growing out of the roof of the Casa Frouge cause considerable comment among neighbors and passersby. Or. Belknap retired from Active business life a year ago. He was the president of the Belknap manufacturing company and be came the vice president of Detroit controls inc. A division of american Standard when it purchased the Belknap Edith Priestley mrs. Howard Bernhard 209 Beechwood Avenue qualified As the most surprised person at yesterday s session of the Post Telegram cooking school when she won the major award of the Day a hotpoint refrigerator. Can t believe cried the pretty Down the aisle. I had Given up and put my ticket stub away when my number was mrs. Bernhard whose husband is a fireman said both he and their son Billy 6, would be proud and delighted. The Winner has attended the cooking schools in previous years and feels she learns a lot from the lectures and demonstrations. She received her prize yesterday rom Charles Goodall represent no the hotpoint dealers in the greater Bridgeport area. The refrigerator which features a Cool glue Interior has a Freezer compartment Large vegetable Crisp hrs door shelves and defrost automatically. Loves All of it mrs. Eva Fahr summed up audience reaction when she declared i just love All of it i would t want to miss the Cook no As the final session of the Post Telegram cooking school opened yesterday afternoon in the Klein memorial Audi orium those present offered a variety of reasons for enjoying he mealtime Usa classes this year. The lesson in meat carving particularly appealed to mrs. Emily Seidens and mrs. Edith Faiella who attends every year like the pointers for selecting and cooking meat. The Parade of foods has inspired mrs. Margaret Ruskay to Reat her family to More color ully served dinners. Or. And mrs. Michael Liptak Are attending the classes together and both enjoy the series. When asked what he likes Best in the school or. Liptak a retired fire lieutenant replied with a twinkle Why the braised Steak a la marinade is continued on Page bus in truck charged to Marsilius on bus tomorrow s sunday Post when redevelopment goes into action slums Are eradicated tax producing projects Spring up when a City sets its mind on redevelopment of business and other Urban areas. The full Story of How new Haven goes about a stupendous redevelopment program the envy of cities everywhere is told by feature writer Betty Tyler and cameraman Freddie Schulie in tomorrow s sunday Post. Freshman week ends classrooms take Over it has been a great week for freshmen at University of Bridgeport and at Fairfield University. All kinds of Gai ties in Advance of settling Down to study tomorrow. Two big picture stories in tomorrow s sunday Post. Area s oldest pro puts away Golf clubs it s goodbye to the area s oldest Golf pro As Danbury s George Ferrier gets ready to leave the Ridgewood country club which he has served 35 years. An interesting Story for All golfers in tomorrow s sunday Post. 2 Golden anniversaries for Happy Clergyman life does t end at for a retired episcopal Clergyman and his wife who still find Many things to do at their Home in Rowayton. The Story of the Rev. Floyd s. Leach and his wife is another sunday Post feature tomorrow. John Hersey reports on the Girard Case the Girard Case provides a Valety valve for Tome pent up explosive feelings Between japanese and americans. World famous novelist and correspondent g r e e n i farms John Hersey provides a Bril Plant report of the Tang led trag Edy i a Compro Helve illustrated in tomorrow s sunday Post. Big prize for the Puzzle fans the sunday put s Crow word Punk Centex still solved after m web my Fen n Cabet Jim for the Correct Aota Tai. See the Pune to tomorrow s sunday Pott awl fat Yew entry tote the m that it will be pm Mirced not later than today sept. 21. A White line company bus carrying Bridgeport Central High school students to West Point overturned on shake Hill today at . After it was in collision with a trailer truck. State police said As far As could be Learned immediately no one was killed. At least eight persons injured. They were taken to Danbury Hospital. The Accident occurred a few feet East of route 6 at the route 25 Connecticut Mayo of Bridgeport were urged i which was said to be Costin under a 1957 Law chem pain taxes. Repeal demanded Hartford councilman James h. Flosella leading a fight for action at the current special session of the legislature for repeal of the exemption provision charged that state senator Newman m. Marsilius or. Finance committee chairman has arbitrarily and without reason determined to kill a repeal Bill. Senator Marsilius promptly denied the one Man Rule charge. He said he is opposed to including Alvayor Mclevy Oday to fight one Man Rule cities thousands of dollars bus companies from West does. Syria has said it May bring charges of aggression against the United states. Informed quarters said the United states feels a discussion of the Middle East would be helpful but that does not Haakon 85, Dies in on Page Monarch reigning since to be succeeded by son aroused by Dulles talk officials denounce arms speech urging in to Norway sept. King Haakon Vii of Norway an old Sailor who Rode out the storms of invasion to reign for More than half a Century died Loday in the Royal Palace. He was i5 and the world s oldest reigning Monarch. The King had been growing weaker in his fight against a circulatory ailment. Death came shortly after heart trouble developed at . . Not Crown Prince Olav Regent of the realm since his father broke a thigh Bone in a in 1955, immediately became the new King Olav v. Haakon was to be the last King formally crowned in Coronation ceremonies in Norway. Olav submitted a written statement to a special Cabinet meeting saying he had succeeded his father. "1 Promise and swear i will Rule the monarchy of Norway in agreement with its the statement said. The 54-year-old Olav must repeat the oath orally after a new Larl Iamont is convened in Jan Lary. Olav s son Prince Harald not corrective legislation and therefore is not germane to the special but he said the full finance committee has Power to take the ill up if it wishes regardless of us position. Mayor sends wire in response to councilman Kin selia s request mayor Mclevy Oday sent telegrams to Ort s five legislators saying bus a exemption Bill of vital in Crest to our City. Strongly pro est finance chairman s action. Suggest it be brought before general councilman Kinsella also has ought help from the mayors of Rte Riden Middletown Waterbury Britain new Haven new London Stamford and Hartford. The exemption of common car Ier firms from All local taxes was written into a Law adopted t the regular legislative session subject in such companies to a Iree and three quarters per cent corporate business tax on net in ome instead of the previous continued on Page appoints works William l. Ryan Damascus Syria sept. 21 a Secretary of state Dulles in speech has aroused angry official reaction in Syria. But indications today were that Syria and the soviet Union Are proceeding with extreme caution to prevent the situation from grow no to a dangerous crisis. Premier Sabri assail and foreign minister Salah Bitar denounced Dulles statement As a new indication of hostile . Intentions toward Arab countries. In a speech to the in general Assembly thursday Dulles called on the in to intervene in the Middle East saying soviet arms in Syria raised military dangers. Bitar before taking off for new York to head the syrian in delegation demanded to know where continued on Page executive to direct production Here and in weather data data from . Weather Bureau Bridgeport and Vicinity occasional rain today tonight and tomorrow High today near 75, Low tonight 65, High tomorrow around 80. New York City same As for Bridgeport. Long Island sound winds moderate Southwest to southerly today and tonight. Sea slight. Visibility e. Fromson has been appointed works manager of the Bryant electric company a wholly owned subsidiary of the Westinghouse electric corporation. The announcement was made today by j. 0. Clevenger eneral manager of Bryant. Or. Fromson is now responsible for All Bryant manufacturing production and maintenance activities in Bridgeport and Danielson. Or. Fromson joined Westing House in the graduate student course in 1940. He obtained a 3.s.m.e. Degree in 1938 and an . Degree the following year at Case Institute of technology. After a Short assignment in headquarter of manufacturing engineering or. Fromson was transferred to the Small motor division in Lima Ohio in 1941. There he held various Man fac airing engineering positions becoming division manufacturing continued on Page is noted in asian flu cases hartf6rd, sept. 21 up the state. Health department said today there was a noticeable increase in the number of confirmed asian flu cases in Connecticut last month Over july. The Agency reported 10 Laboratory confirmed cases in August As compared with four for june and july combined. It added that for the present there has been no reported localized outbreak of asian flu in this but it cautioned that with the coming of colder weather local outbreaks Are sure to be reported. It advised be vaccinated avoid chilling crowds and sick persons Wash hands frequently and get plenty of Cost High county Lyddy leaves for Hawaii meeting highest sept. 20, 1956 62 lowest sept. 20, 1956 45 Harbor water 8 . 67 precipitation today 12 hours to 8 . To move Bank adds space the investors mortgage company 171 state Street will move rom its present location to an adjoining office at 181 state Street to make Way for an enlargement of the people s savings Bank it was announced today. According to Ralph e. Sprague president the move will be made within three weeks. Investors mortgage has occupied its present site since 1941 when it moved rom quarters in the old Bridgeport land and title building Ilain Street. The Bank will use the present investors mortgage site to House is office for personal and Home improvement Loans a. Department which is expanding it Wai hid. The office will be opened within a month according to plans. Chuckle the Young Man gawked at the High prices on the night club menu then turned to his Date Well what will you have my plump copyright general features on Page John a. Lyddy today leaves by plane for Honolulu Hawaii to attend the annual convention of the International association of police chiefs. Capt. Jeorge a. Washburn chief of will be in charge o police operations during his absence. 00 comes More May be needed chairman says the Fairfield county chapter of the. National foundation for in Anile paralysis has received a Check for to help provide financial Aid to polio patients Here Edward Schine chapter chairman said today. Thus far this year we have spent assisting 177 he said. This includes our share of the 1937 March of dimes we anticipate that continued financial assistance to these patients will amount to before the end of the year. Payment of some of the Bills incurred May have to be deferred pm tall m four enrolment up Hartford sept. 21 up Connecticut Public school enrolment is at an Al time High today. The state education department reports there Are More than a year 1957 to Date barometer 11 . Reading 30.01 humidity . 95% Sun Moon stars saturday september 21 two Hundred sixty fourth Day of the year. Ninety third Day of summer. The Sun sets at . And rises at . Tomorrow. The Moon rises sunday at . New Moon monday. Mars is now passing to the West of the Sun and will reappear in the morning sky this a next year at this time it will brightly in the Constellation Taurus. The tide today tomorrow . High 10imp.ni, . Low . Backs drought Aid endorsed by House flu cases reported in u. S. New outbreaks Index Page Bridge Goren 12 classified Section u-14-15-h-17 comics 12 sept. State senator Benjamin l. Bar ringer a new Milford today endorsed a Farmers drought Relief program favored by House re publicans. Senator Barringer who spearheaded demands for the special legislative session to Deal with problem "1 think this draught program will do a food As it now stands. It will be a substantial help to those Hurt by the he referred to Bills approved at a House cop caucus thursday providing Tor tax abatement and Low Cost Loans. House republicans rejected Bills favored by Senate party members m four the Phass the first confirmed death from asian flu in this country was re arted yesterday by the state of Missouri. The u. S. Public health scr be estimated there Hava been cues in the country to Date. Reports of new outbreaks in us United states and Canada to pile up. In puerto Rico the health department estimated there were toss ably new cases of asian flu in the territory during he week ended sept. 14 puerto was believed nearing the Peak of the outbreak. Or. H. M. Hardwicke of the continued o Page four Newi 3-18 crossword Pule 11 editorials 11 or. Bridy 2 and fashions 11 obituaries programs George e. 11 Spotti Section

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