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Charleston Daily Mail (Newspaper) - January 23, 1961, Charleston, West VirginiaToday s news today map. Volume 136-no. 19 mail final edition Charleston West Virginia monday evening january 23, 1961 five cents father s Fancher 42, cries in bed in Gree Point Hospital in Brooklyn yesterday after learning that his wife Anna 37, and six of their nine children had died in a fire in their Brooklyn tenement Home. The three other children suffered Burns and were hospitalized. Wire photo 77 children perish fire deaths exceed 40 by the associated press fires that struck in various parts of the nation Over the weekend took the lives of More than 40 persons including at least 17 children. In Pasadena md., flames broke out in a Frame House Early today and seven Young children and an adult caring for them were killed. The dead were Donald l. Green 9 months his Sisters and Brothers Maryland 2 Winifred 3 Yvette 4 Joeline. 5 Aaron 6 a Cousin Regina Wright 10, and an Uncle Bernard Green 33. Parents of the Green children negroes were visiting neighbors when the Blaze broke out shortly after Midnight in the Community Halfway Between Annapolis and Baltimore. In new York Early yesterday a Mother and six of her nine children died when a fire swept bulletin 7 killed on Carrier Naples. Italy a seven persons were killed in a fire aboard the u. S. Aircraft Carrier Saratoga at sea it was Learned Here today. U. S. Navy officers Here said the fire was believed to have occurred today. Many persons were reported injured. The Saratoga was sailing to Athens after the Accident in the Eastern Mediterranean. Through their tenement apartment in the Williamsburg Section of Brooklyn. The victims were mrs. Anna Fancher 36, and Charles 4 Howard. 9 Josephine 7 Nancy 3 Florence 2, and Helen 1. Police theorized that Charles might have started the Blaze in playing with matches. He was spanked a month ago by his father for playing with them. Stove blamed the explosion of an Oil stove was blamed for a fire saturday that killed two persons in Marl Boro n. Y. Mrs. Judy Boykin Whitted 19, and her sister Anna p. Boykin 14, died in the Blaze that destroyed House. Their two Story another fire in new York was believed to have killed mrs. Adda Wright 72, a hotel clerk when flames wrecked the Headquarters of the famed Chautauqua institution in Chautauqua. The clerk who lived in the building was last seen trying to fight the Blaze with a hand extinguisher. In other new York slate fires mrs. Ruth Ellis 45, was killed when fire destroyed her Home at Frewsburg saturday and mrs. Sarafa Mcbeen 61, died in Brook Lyn when her clothes caught fire see scores pm. 2, col. 1 needy food lists to get new items Washington my Secretary of agriculture Orville l. Freeman said today the government will buy some foods not now on its surplus list in carrying out president Kennedy s order to double the food the government is providing for the nation s needy. In one of his first acts in his new Cabinet Post Freeman conferred with agriculture department officials who administer the food distribution system. At present foods being distributed include wheat flour Corn meal non fat dry milk Rice butter and lard All acquired under farm Price support programs. Freeman would not say what other foods will be bought under the St Pup Kennedy ordered sat urday but there was speculation that some Low priced meats might be included. About needy persons in about a third of the nation s coun ties Are now receiving the foods. Distribution is made through state and local welfare agencies. Available items department officials said local welfare agencies have been under instructions All along to pro vide needy persons with All the available items they could use. They said that in most cases any substantial increases in food for such persons would have to include items not now in the government s surplus inventory. The current list is Low in High protein foods. Purchases might in i Nikita still Tough report tells Juk Washington a presi Dent Kennedy launches a sweep ing review today for the master plan his administration will Pur sue in its quest for a safeguarded with the communist bloc. At tie Start of his first week in the White House tire new chief executive so up morning and afternoon conferences with his Secretary of state. Dean Rusk and Secretary Robert s. Mcnamara. The double Only announced business on his Agenda the priority Kennedy attaches to seeking an casing of East West tension while beefing up the nation s defences. A grim reminder of troubles ahead reportedly came in a secret Itris Sage from ambassador Llew Ellyn e. Thompon who met Satur Day in Moscow with soviet pre Mier Khrushchev Thompson s Cable was under stood to Reno re that while talking hopefully of an it with the Kennedy and private had adopted the same Tough unyielding position on issues that wrecked previous Western Hopes. Served up the same old hash to Kennedy that he had placed before former president Eisenhower without Success said diplomatic officials. With this background it seemed Likely the Kennedy meeting with Rusk and Mcnamara would concentrate on 1. A searching look at the slate of the nation s military defences. In departing f Eisenhower called them second to none but in his Campaign Kennedy questioned this and pledged Quick moves to build Moi e military muscle. 2. A blocking out of the new and minis ration s initial diplomatic moves to thwart soviet plotting in Laos the Congo Cuba and red encircled Berlin. Kennedy got a preview during elude Peanut butter and dry Beans As Well As meats. The foods Are distributed Only in those states and counties which assume the responsibility and Cost see additional s u r plus food stories on City Page of determining who is eligible and of making the actual distributions. During the fiscal year which ended last june 30, the depart ment donated 525 million pounds of food costing about million to the nation s needy. Last of Belgium s strikers at work Liege Belgium w last strikers against the belgian government s austerity program went Back to work today but mean while a fourth death from strike violence occurred. The victim was m. Boutet 25, who was hit by a stray Bullet Dur ing rioting Jan. G in Liege. Al though a striker he was not Tak ing part in the riot but was entering a shop. Leaders of tire diehard Core of strikers in the Walloon Section finally voted to return to work to Day. Socialist leaders of the walk out announced they would continue their fight in other ways against the austerity Bill. The Bill calling for higher taxes and reduction in some unemployment benefits has been approved by the House of representatives and is now before the Senate. Today s Index 20 sections news editorial sports women s news Heaters comics and classified sub Cabinet list Given to Senate fight expected Over Connolly and Kennedy by Edwin b. Haak1nson Washington a Senate leaders Hope to win confirmation today for 13 of president Kennedy s nominees for positions be Low Cabinet level. At least two nominees face some opposition. The Cabinet was sworn in sat urday afternoon a Short time after it won Senate approval. Sen. Wayne Morse Dore. Served notice he was opposed to the selection of John b. Connally or. Of Texas As the new Secretary of the Navy because of his past ties with the Oil Industry. Sen. Norris Cotton r-n.h., has announced he is against approval of Chester Bowles As undersecretary of state. Bowles a former member of the House was a for eign policy adviser to Kennedy during the Campaign. Attitude on China Cotton questions bowies Atti tude toward future relations with red China although the nominee has testified he opposes Imine i ate recognition of the communist chinese regime or its admission to the United . Majority Leader Mike mans Field d-mont., put senators on notice he hoped to Complete confirmation today on All of the Ken Nedy nominees who have been approved by committees. Still to be considered is another nomination has raised opposition Robert Weaver As federa housing commissioner. Sen. Allen j. Elk Der a la. Said in a to interview yesterday that he understands charges of communism against Weaver Are going to be developed in hearings before the Senate banking com Mittee. Asked if he was charging wearer with communism he senator said i m not charging asked the source of the charges he said i be just heard that. That is gossip on Capitol later Ellender said no i they the charges were gossip. Insofar As i am concerned i heard it i heard the charges were going to be made and i saw some proof of it from the in american activities committee sen. Willis Robertson d-va., Al ready has announced he will oppose Weaver a negro on ground that Weaver s views on integration of housing financed by the federa government could wreck the hous ing construction Industry in the South. The Senate voted saturday to confirm Adlai e. Stevenson As . Ambassador to the United . He took his oath with the Cabinet members during a White House ceremony. The Only opposition to the cab inet was that of sen. Gordon Al Lott r-colo., to the nomination of the president s brother Robert f. Kennedy to be attorney Gen eral. Allott said Kennedy did not have enough Legal experience for the Post. Morse s opposition to Connally longtime associate of vice presi Dent Lyndon b. Johnson came after the Senate armed services committee had approved him and eight other defense depart ment appointments. Estate executor Connally had told senators he planned to continue As one of the three executors of the m Ultimio Ion Dollar estate of the late Sid w. Richardson wealthy Oil and As producer. He said he would take no fees for this while in government service. Morse told the Senate that As Secretary of the Navy Connally would bound to be suspect be cause of the Large naval Oil re Cirves and Large Navy purchases of Oil products. Sen. William Proxmire d-wis., and John s. Cooper r-ky., told the Senate they shared Morse s View on the Connally nomination. Vorse said others also Are opposed. Other nominations ready for Senate consideration include Byron r. White Deputy actor see nominees pm. 2, col. 8 Page classified 17 comics 14 crossword editorials financial Horoscope Jim Bishop legals my answer Sec Nikita to. 2, col. 41 obituaries Page of All tilings 13 Sokolsky 6 sports 10 6 senior forum 12 16, Heaters to warming up 10 women s 8 weather 2 your health 14 railway crippling Dock strike end s Goldberg praised tentative pact set new York a a two week old Harbor strike hat had caused a paralysing Railroad tie up throughout much of the East was ended today by tentative agreement on a new York pact. Top flight mediators including president Kennedy s new Secretary of labor Arthur j. Goldberg met in a Marathon 14-hour session that ended with the announcement of a settlement at . The strike of Railroad tug and ferry boat workers against 11 railroads that operate in new York Harbor had crippled the City s commuter transportation forcing persons to look for other Means of getting to and from work. The walkout of the 664 workers a three Marine unions on Jan. 10 lad also virtually shut Down the s new York Central and the new Haven railroads. Both roads said they hoped to get Back into operation by Tomor Row morning. The unions have called a ratification meeting for later in the new York in a deep Freezer Manhattan s Hudson River piers and waterfront Are Well stocked with ice cubes during the current wave of frigid weather. The ice jammed riverfront along new York s West Side had this frosty look in yesterday s 12-degree chiller. Air View looks North from about West 40th Street. A wire photo. W. A. Traffic snarled one More Inch of Snow ahead by Kitty Thompson of the daily mail staff weathermen could Promise West virginians Only one thing today More Snow. Another Inch of new Snow should fall in the Kanawha Valley by late tonight and from 2 to 3 More inches in the More freezing wave toll set at 70 by the associated press a stubborn midwinter cold snap retained an Arctic grip on much of the East and Midwest today after a weekend of record cold that pushed far into the deep South. The below Zero frigid spell spread Over an area from the Eastern Dakotas to new England and the Middle Atlantic states with new York Pennsylvania Maryland new Jersey and Connecticut bearing much of the Brunt of the deep freeze. Some Relief appeared in sight or the chilled Gulf states. At least 70 deaths were Attri buted to the cold and last week s Snow storms and blizzards. Fatalities were blamed on sex 0sure, Snow shovelling exertion ires and traffic accidents on icy sub Zero readings an unofficial Reading of 38 de Grees below stung Lake Owassa n the Rural area of Northwestern View Jersey while Saranac Lake y., registered a minus 31. In contrast to the East s frigid see weather pm. 2, col. 3 Adlai hands Dag . Credentials United . A e. Stevenson gave his credentials to Secretary general Dag Hammarskjold today begin Ning his new Job As chief . Delegate to the United . Stevenson arrived in new York sunday night. He is expected to Nake his debut in the Security Council later this week in debate on the Congo. Charley West says mountainous sections. John Mayer chief meteorologist at the u. S. Weather Bureau Here said today s Snow Shouk turn to flurries and end by late tonight but not until another Inch or two has fallen. And Flur Ries will return again tomorrow night. Low temperatures accompany ing Snow in West Virginia have caused icy and hazardous High Way conditions throughout the Mountain state. Today s High temperatures Are expected to be Only in the Low 20s As Are to Morrow s. Tonight s Low in the Charleston area is expected to be 8 degrees and the More mountainous sections will have even colder temperatures. At Kanawha Airport this morn ing a total of 5 inches of Snow see traffic pm. 2, col. 1 Day at the seafarers International Union Headquarters in Brooklyn. But both sides were expected to approve the pact. The settlement was announced gov. Nelson a. Rockefeller at Bis Midtown Manhattan office. Fair and decent Goldberg called the settlement fair decent and he said he was Happy the strike was settled. Both mayor Robert f. Wagner and Rockefeller who had invited Goldberg to attend the sessions praised the new labor Secretary for his contribution to the Settle ment. The three officials looked Haggard after their Long sessions Wagner called Goldberg a Tower of Goldberg flew to new York less than 24 hours after he bad been sworn into Kennedy Cabinet. The key to the settlement was an agreement to postpone the Touchy Issue of Job Security. The unions had asked to have present tug Crews remain frown. But operators wanted any new contract to state that management had the right to decide the number of men needed. Uvea backed salary increase Bills presented White House study both sides finally agreed to de Fer any decision until next de Cember when a White Home study on Railroad Manning problems is completed. The commission headed by former Secretary of labor James p. Mitchell was appointed by former president Eisenhower. The striking Marine unions be sides the seafarers were the Marine engineers beneficial association and the International organization of masters mates and pilots. Claude Simmons a seafarers vice president and chief Union negotiator said he was very Happy about the settlement add ing we think we accomplished what we set out to do. We think we protected Job Security for our men. In addition we have picked up economic gains for see railways a. 2, col. 4 foes of commies disturbing China Tokyo my an announcement from piping indicates unrest and on by a drastic shortage of food is bringing new drives against opponents of the red regime. Well Here we arc out Here on the new Frontier and freezing. A voluminous communique is sued after a meeting Jan. 14-18 of the top chinese command in Pei eng referred again and again to he food shortage which was blamed on the most severe natural calamities in a Century Fol lowing upon serious natural Ca of 1959." the communists reported last month that 150 million acres were hit by these calamities. No figures were listed in the latest report but it left no doubt about the seriousness of the problem. The official new China news Agency reported a four Day cold wave i n Kiangtung province South China destroyed part of the Winter crop especially Sweet potatoes a Staple food of the toiling masses. The piping communique said the agricultural setback led to a shortage of raw materials for Light Industry. The leaders or dered that new sources of Materi Al along with increased production be achieved to ensure the Supply of the people s daily necessities As far As the tasks in 1961 Are extraordinarily great and the communique but the difficulties can be the communists claimed that More than 90 per cent of the population is Loyal to the red regime and is putting up with their temporary however it reported Aux Tremley Small number of landlord and Bourgeois elements have not yet been sufficiently refolded and Are always attempting a this element was charged with taking advantage of the difficulties along with some Short coming in the work at the lower Levels to carry out sabotaging the communique added that China had a few minor communist party officials who although Good willed and Well intentioned arc inadequate in their ideology teachers with College degrees would get Basic salary increases of a month in the first year of a four step school support pro Orarn introduced into the legis nature today. The legislation was sponsored by sen. C. H. Mckown Dwayne. And Del. Noah Floyd a Mingo. Non degree teachers would get 130 boosts under the Bill which also proposed additional clarify ing changes in property appraisal statues. Upon full implementation after tour years the new plan Couch Cost million annually in for list of Bills introduced today turn to Page 2 state funds. It was devised by the West Virginia education association state education department and state school boards association. The Bill s introduction followed by a few Days gov. Barren s recommendation that the current legislature appropriate Mil lion to finance a modest pay in crease for teachers in the 1s61 62 fiscal year. Reeder explains executive Secretary p h a r e s feeder of the Uvea explained Wever that supporters of the Bill weren t trying to pick a fight with the Barron administration we re just attempting to place before the legislature what we hink is needed for school Tup. He said. And of course Well do what we can to get favourable the Bill also would provide Money to counties on a Matching Asis for general school improve ments and for extended teachers employment to assure 180 Days of classes a year. White the program could Cost annually in state binds after four years about Mil Ion would be available to ies Only if they could come up with Matching funds under Stipe ated procedures. Reeder said some portions of he Bill were designed to make the program for statewide reappraisal of All except Public Utility prop erty easier to tax commissioner Donald c. Barman has said his department an t Complete reappraisal of a county and certify it to local officials for assessment under i960 amendments to the Law. He has insisted the 1960 nature make the program onit of see pay Bills of. 2, cd. 7 Castro ism who s ahead in Venezuela William a. Ryan a news analyst is studying the extent to which communism and Castro ism have made i inroads in latin America. Ryan is turning his Rich background on Venezuela in the first of his reports which will appear tomorrow. His perceptive will provide interesting and valuable information. Bead them in the Chat Leifton of frail

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