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Charleston Daily Mail (Newspaper) - December 23, 1963, Charleston, West VirginiaThe weather ctn Bow flurries might Tow it my tuesday but state curries Toni Cut Low u us Tim Day High flail final edition Vou me 141-no. 151 Charleston West Virginia monday evening december 23, 1963 five cents six Inch snowfall hits City burning in the Atlantic is the greek liner Lakonia shown above in a recent picture. Fire swept ship lists heavily 750 saved 296 dead missing thousand flee greek to carry Cross five vessels seek victims ii rescued 7 Oil of cargo ship pi9i in so Story on Honey Money somehow gets Back in budget by Bob Mellace daily mail political editor Money for Honey in the vehicles chief to Appeal Auto tax decision motor vehicles commissioner Jack a. Nuckols said today he will Appeal a decision by circuit judge Frank l. Taylor Declar ing part of the automobile privilege tax unconstitutional. We will have to Appeal Nuckols said of the decision which he estimates will Cost the state Road fund something be Low 10 per cent of the total Rev Enue the tax produces Mil lion a year. , jul Iii Linuci a i uie the tax is 3 per cent of the sengers Many of them women others struggled to state Board of Public works Are Purchase Price of children were bound for a swim As far away rom the not agreed on How it got there r non Lav in the r us my by Ralph Izard of the daily mail staff although virtually assured of a White Christmas West virginians have been warned that travel is extremely dangerous after an overnight Snow buried the state with Depths of up to More than a foot in some areas. The heavy Snow completely blanketed the state but packed ills most powerful punch in the Eastern and Southern portions. The state Road commission advised against travel urging the use of chains if travel is necessary. I chains were recommended j Inver virtually All the state exp cent the six counties in the Moundsville Road commission District. Motorists can drive safely j without chains Only on parts of a. 4 in Clay county and in i the counties of Hancock Brooke j Ohio Marshall Wetzel and i Tyler. The West Virginia turn Pike was open to one Lane traffic by the associated press i the most deeply buried area i Snow and sleet paralysed i is Tucker county where last much of the South monday i night s snowfall added to an forcing the closing of airports already heavy accumulation to land highways and stranding total inches at noon today j motorists. Some deaths were at Pocahontas county had in a tribute to the icy blast which iches. Raleigh. Clay and Pendle dropped temperatures to the _ a try Marla a fax a tit Hac Snow in South closes roads Mercury drops j ton 12, and Wyoming from 12 London fire and explosions forced persons to abandon the Christmas cruise ship Lakonia in the Eastern Al i lactic today and at least 750 were plucked from the water in a i dramatic air ship Rescue her London agents reported. J this left 296 persons unaccounted for. Planes Over the stricken greek liner said More survivors were being picked up. A u. S. J air Force report said 100 persons were floating in the water and All appeared dead. J aboard the when disaster struck late to fhe Penl of night were 651 passengers most one repeated explosions. British or Irish but include five Rescue ships were in the immediate area. Their boats sinking were Busy picking up survivors. The sea was reasonably Calm. Great Clouds of smoke rolled Rock is Back in the state Gen up from the red hot Hulk. Peo ural Revenue budget that will ing four americans the liner pet wild with waved from to the legislature next carried a Crew of 395. The Pas lifeboats As rescuers a month but members of the titled in the state. Vehicles purchased within i he Holiday the portuguese As they could. The waiter temperature was 64 degrees Island of Madeira. A majority of the Board last thursday turned Down a request All but the Stern of the ship warm enough to give those state Commerce Coninis state Are taxed for the amount was ablaze and explosions the sea a Chance to survive. Is Ioner Hulett c Smith who of the Price less Trade in. Those rocked her 608-foot length by the officials of the line for to put the his purchased outside the state Are time Rescue vessels reached babies and 30 to 34 children topical drama on again next nerf Rishi turf with the Trade in scene 180 Miles North of Madiera under 12 were aboard. Some not Cream leu me can and it was this part that judge j Taylor held in violation of both Vatican City w Vatican sources said today Pope Paul i would Start his holy land pilgrimage by carry ing a wooden Cross along Jerusalem s via Dolorosa the Street of sorrows trod by Christ As he carried his Cross to his crucifixion. The via Dolorosa will be the roman Catholic ruler s first Stop in Jerusalem. He is to arrive Jan. 4 for the three Day pilgrimage. The Vatican sources said they did not know How big a Cross Pope Paul would carry. As he follows the via Dolorosa the Pope will Stop at stations of the Cross. There Are 14 stations but it is not known whether the Pope will Stop at All of them. In his first Christmas message to the world the Pope said tonight his holy land pilgrimage would be a journey of search Hope and prayer for peace and Christian Unity. He called on nations to seek a True peace through the abolition or at least mitigation of the arms race nationalistic Pride and Lack of Confidence in such organizations As the United nations. He also advocated negotiation Between nations. Obviously referring to some criticism among Arab circles that his trip would be political and constitute Vatican recognition of Israel he said once again we declare clearly that the nature and purposes of our pilgrimage Are solely to 15. Kanawha county reported 6 inches. Flurries tonight freezing Mark As far South As Florida. Many areas expected their first White Christmas in years. Arkansas and Tennessee re heavy snowfalls with forecast Calls for precipitation of Memphis Tenn i expected to re. To consist of a mixture of sleet and freezing rain in this area today changing to Occas ional Snow flurries tonight. Local accumulation is not expected to amount to More than one or 2 inches in addition to what was on the ground today. Temperatures Are expected to fall into the teens tonight and remain around 20 tomorrow give chive 16 inches. The fall would be the heaviest at Memphis since 18 inches fell in march1892. Tennessee was covered by now which spread eastward from isolated Memphis. Roads were closed in an 80-mile radius of the City and air traffic was halted. A private air plane was unable to land at Centerville a Blanket of White on the ground on Christmas Day. Kanawha count ians apparently Learned the hazards of drive Jing on the Snow Slick highways i traffic this morning was moving very slowly and the Charleston police department said there were few of the fender Bender automobile accidents which usually accompany a snowfall. Tenn.1 because of the Windmo Northwest of Cas accounts told of mothers tossing u children into lifeboats and of the she heavy struggling in the water m title state and Federal the water Wajs dotted to keep their children afloat. Tons. He said the Trade in deduction must be available to All Purchas ers without discrimination As to the place of Purchase. With lifeboats and swimmers see Rescue pm. 2, col. 2 Playboy heir Dodge taken the Playboy heir to a Dodge Brothers Auto Horace e. Dodge night. He was 63. The one time sportsman boat racing enthusiast died a reported heart ailment at rings Hospital. He was said have entered the Hospital or for a checkup on his failing Jef health. Dodge or. Was heir to an is w tale of million that Nas a been administered by his or mrs. Horace Elgin Dodgeii fill a year round need invalid Mother 9 children face Utility Cut offs Case 25 life is one Battle after another for mrs. A and she rarely wins. Mrs. A has been married twice. The first Union resulted in four children and divorce. The second five children and a separation from her husband. For a time mrs. A was Able to make a comfortable Home for her nine children. But in 1961 misfortune again befell the family. Mrs. A was discovered to have cancer. She had three major operations and re. Cei Ved Cobalt treatments. However Doc year in his Home county ral i High. In the Docu i printed for presentation to the legislature. State treasurer John h. Kelly said today he did t know the appropriation from surplus was included and said it lbs orders Airlift to return solons apartment urged motorists to continue their Pace on the dangerous High and streets. Were operating this morning Brown said. Caution also was urged by see the Board last week v 2 col 3 in. 2. Toi. Snow and disappeared after Cir cling the Airport. It later crash landed at near by Hohenwald Tenn. The Pilot Wally Lamaster 46, of St. Louis was hospitalized but was not injured seriously. Memphis police said traffic was in a tangle caused mostly by motorists who ventured out capt. Van Brown of the de chains. Arment s traffic division City Crews dumped truckloads of cinders on streets. A taxi service was set up by police to carry doctors and oth All Charleston transit co. Bus or emergency personnel to hospitals. Police said a Man s body was found near Clarksville Tenn. Stat comr missioner t or he apparently froze to death. Moore who recommended that the Snow and ice storm which motorists use chains. Moved across Mississippi today s Index 28 sections news sports Washington in emergency Airlift ranged by White House aides brought a group of Southern House member go can rut Salt fays virtually pm. Washington Early today for crucial votes on the foreign Aid Bill. To my h Onn Assanie. Washington Early today for crucial votes the foreign Ai i. Uke much effect a commercial Jet transport was chartered for the night flight deep Snow be said accumulations of up to 12 which made stops at Amarillo and Houston Texas new Iberia j City workers it concentrate inches were reported in the la., and Brookley air Force base Ala. Jing Tynejr efforts on the Hill Sec Northwest Corner of Mississippi. The Highway patrol said All of jacks a impasse a White House spokesman asked about the flight said the ______.-. Sons. My Liwaj Pauli Colmer d-miss., ranking the Snow began falling about major highways out of cratic member of the a. And quickly cushioned miss., were virtually 1 news. Comics financial classified i. Bridge classified crossword Ujj editorials Horoscope answer 15 obituaries from individual Mem hers of the democratic party. Page 18 All things 25 sports 22 or. Forum 18 Heaters 4 to Page 24 not get a quorum together for b Anklet. He said no Federal funds were involved. Action Over the weekend. It was understood eight 12 nine House members made Edwin m. Thurmond 20. Manager of the Amarillo air 15 terminal said Leps. Thomas g. The charter was Orter Tenn chains recommended Memphis was almost a solid Sheet of the patrol said. One Man was killed when As Percsi Sute Road commission em-1lost control of his car on a Snow his aides p orcs were mannin8 Snow lows covered Highway and collided to line in in mos of eced areas but a truck. Snowfall quickly Nul i Louisiana also reported Freez sr., 93. Mrs. Dodge or. Ors have not been to halt hoi husband s portion oils ,.____de her husband s portion More than million for the Sale of the Dodge Brothers Mol Tor car co. In 1924 to a firm which sold it to Chrysler corp. The son had been living in a 20-room mansion in fashionable Groose Pointe farms next door to his Mother s 127-room Man Sion. Survivors beside his Mother include his estranged fifth wife former showgirl Gregg Sher Wood. His courtroom attempts to keep Mih Sherwood from run Ning up Bills totalling More than or furs Gold dishes jewels Interior decorating and other items made headlines in 1962. Dodge or s suit against miss Sherwood was expected to come to trial in 1964. Meanwhile the Case temporarily had been set tied by consent miss Sherwood agreed to get by on a monthly allowance and not run up any More Bills in his name. Dodge or s widow miss Sher Wood the former Dora feel and he had one son 9-Vear-old John. Also is survived by several children of four previous mar up in. M., and Graham 18-women s 8 Purcell a Tex. Boarded 18 weather.2 another member reported 25 or. Molner 18 picked up was rep. William m. A what disease. In june and Luly of this year she underwent further surgery and was hospitalized for the two months. Her children were placed in department of welfare Foster Homes. After her release she again set up a Home and reunited her family. In october another operation was per formed the department of welfare kept the family together by providing a Home Malter. Mrs. A is Home once again a be fast invalid. Through All of their trials the family has stuck together but financial and emotional burdens have developed. The family receives monthly and commodities from the Dpi. A caseworker with the division of child welfare of Dpi said that this is not adequate to meet the financial needs. And the commodities do nut provide a sufficient diet for the children who Range in age from is to 4. A grocery Bill is outstanding with no More credit permitted at the store and utilities Are in arrears with the family facing a Cut off of Gas and electricity. S a caseworker with the division of child welfare said a that Moo would help this family considerably and ease g the physical and emotional suffering of mrs. A. G this i of he series of cases be fog published in the daily mall s neediest cases Appeal. Eack to the g cases is trifled by a racy of the Kanawha welfare Concu which is the inject. Atm Tami be to Dally mall neediest cases fm4, daily s la. M neediest cases fund donations near gop slows vote mall a Hariette a total contributions to the 1963 j g daily mail neediest cases fund now have reached recent contributors include the press 100.00 just thankful. 50.00 fac engineering dept. Christmas card i fund. 50.00 Mfd. 85.00 employees of per singers inc. 25.00 acc Anonymous. 20.00 mrs. D. P. Rollyson 20.00 an Aimous 20.00 Prudential Ord. Office girls 20.00 Yale University foot Ball Charity fund 10.00 . 10.00 Anonymous 10.00 Lee 0. Rockwell 10.00 William j. Schindler 10.00 no name please. 10.00 Hugh d. Hicks. 10.00 employees of research development Pilot Plant Union Carbide 10.00 or. And mrs. Charles g. Peters 10.00 Frank e. Haynes. 10.00 Anonymous 10.00 Anonymous blocked House today of a disputed Compromise foreign appropriation. Recommending the use in virtually All of West in Baton Rouge area the mis i. Sis Sippi River Bridge the atch the Sec Highway report at Amalaya River Bridge and ail noon by areas was As Fol a overpasses were closed Tern lows ipod rarely while Highway Crews Charleston coun poured Salt and Sand Over them. A to Ltd e Slu inches of Snow chains i the worst snowfall of the win advised Clay. 12 inches roads Ter Aiso slammed into Kentucky 11 a re pub 5 inches chains in Many communities. Putnam 4-5 inches chains and the White Blanket spread Vised. Across the state ranged in depth i Huntington roads very Haz from 2 inches at Covington near Mary j. Burgraph Anonymous mrs. . Anonymous John m. Bowen Anonymous m 5.00 1 the objection by rep. Paul or a i ill Findlay r-i11., was to imme Diate consideration of a a Solu 5 Ujj lion to bring the Aid Bill before 5 go the House. Such resolutions by j rules committee cannot be considered on the Day they Are j Sqq introduced unless two thirds of Anonymous sin membership approves. Mrs. Florence see six Inch. Pm. 2. Col. 1 Charley West says if the Resolution does not of Pettigrew 5 Tain the required two thirds it Dora Bogguss. 5 Voican be considered the following or. And mrs. By simple majority vote. Handley 250 the Resolution approved 8-4 the Burgess children morning by the rules Corn Anonymous was designed to allow Jobie Hammock. House to vote on a Provis Anonymous the Aid Bill to authorize j god bless you .1 Obj president Johnson to approve is Albans government credit guarantees dec a i 19 for the Sale of wheat to rus Psia. Total to 552.69 republicans planned to renew previously i their fight to return the Meas to a Senate House Confer ence committee in an Effort to total Asok delete the wheat Sale financing this Date thank you see Aid vote. Pm. 2, cel. S t i Don t worry. Kim. Goes faster la wow. I Santa Cincinnati to s inches at Pine a Villa in the Southeast Kentucky mountains. Louisville had three inches. The weather Bureau said editions would get worse before i see South. Pm. 2, col. 1 explosion Downs Sac Jet bomber Aberdeen miss a strategic air command b52 Jet bomber exploded in the air near Here today and fell to the ground in flaming pieces. The Columbus air Force base Public information officer would not confirm reports that ill the crewmen were killed. The b52 normally carries a Crew of 5 to 6 men. Wreckage was scattered Over a Large area on the Paul Bru fled farm and onlookers were not permitted near the site. Sac bombers sometimes carry nuclear weapons

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