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Connellsville Daily Courier (Newspaper) - January 23, 1961, Connellsville, PennsylvaniaLast edition seven cents vol. 59, no. 61. Connellsville a. South Connellsville a. Scottdale a. It. Pleasant a. Monday evening january 23, 1961. Twelve pages. Courier Goodwill tour departs for Balmy Hawaii x two District men child die in motor vehicle accidents no official word in county about More surplus food j. B. Smiley of Connellsville Fayette county surplus food administrator said definite orders i have not yet been receded indicate the county will Benefit from president Kennedy s order to in crease free food distribution in areas of chronic unemployment. Fayette county qualifies As a 1 distressed area with its rate of 22 per cent of the workable Force unemployed. There Are now some persons in the county receiving surplus government food in comparison to 45.000 a few indicating the commodities Are not popular. Who s Happy everyone in the daily courier s party which headed for Hawaii from Pittsburgh Airport at o clock sunday morning. The 24 members Are waving Only to rela Tives gathered to see them off but also to the bitter cold weather which has gripped Western Pennsylvania. The Mercury was stand ing at four degrees when the folks hustled out to the air plane stopping Only Long enough to have this picture taken. Now in Hawaii they have shed their heavy wraps and Are in the process of forgetting How frigid it was Back Home. They be got two weeks of this wonderful experience ahead of them. Navy plane crashes info ground Crew . May adjust defense strength to foreign policy Honolulu i up a naw radar plane Wanh 22 men aboard veered off the runway on Midway Island sunday and smashed into a ground Crew truck touching off a fire which consumed the plane nine men. Including three of the crewmen on the fire truck were killed or missing the Navy said. Sixteen of the men abot Iid the plane escaped unhurt or with minor injuries a preliminary investigation should that the 70-ton four engine Constellation apparently landed Short of the runway and sheared off a Landing Gaar which struck two engines on the left the Wing was sheared off As it hit the runway causing the plane to veer to the left. One r _. _ _ feet Down the ruin Oak. It smashed of state Dean Rusk it n inn in Estt to knt to c to t n three Accident cases treated in City Hospital James Albright 26. Of Connelly by Merriman Smith up House reporter Washington up presi Dent Kennedy and his key advisers tackled plans today for adjusting us. Defense strength the foreign policy of his administration. For the second straight Day Kennedy worked on Broad prob _ a _ _. Lems in the International Field Ashville r. D. 1, is in fair condition . Est sunday at the Behest pressure tugboat strike end by Chet do Mauro United press International new York two week Harbor tugboat Crew strike that additional Snow predicted motor conditions poor by United press International a forecast of additional Snow in Western Pennsylvania was made today by the u. S. Weather Bureau As the state struggled to Ward recovery from last week s big storm that took a Hetey toll in human life. Hazardous driving conditions left Over from the storm played a part in five fatal accidents Dur ing the weekend which claimed at least six lives. The weekend Fata forced the new York Central to duties on state roads jumped the order a Complete shutdown number of weather con Cut rail service for com a nested deaths in Pennsylvania Muters ended today with a Settle ment reached under pressure from the new Kennedy administration. Labor Secretary Arthur j Gold Berg who joined the talks at 4 he prepared to Send Congress his first slate of new ambassadors plus additional appointments at the assistant secretarial in in Connellsville state Hospital with j of president Kennedy walked out a Scalp laceration and possible Skull fracture suffered in a one car Accident near seven Springs. The state department. Was admitted at . Meeting with Kennedy in a Day a sunday. R in i i aks Oda a into the fire truck which was Secretary Robert s a routine position for an aircraft Namara gun l Jenci Nitzer. Chairman of the me Navy said the huge radar joint staff As Lane flipped onto its Back and Secretary of defense for burst into flames. The plane was returning from an 11-hour flight along the specific air defense Barrier Between Midway and the Aleutian islands Honolulu i up Navy today identified airman Robert j. Raze. 21, of port Allegany a. As one of three ground crewmen killed sunday when a radar picket plane crashed at Midway Island. Six of 22 men aboard the plane International affairs Chester Bowles undersecretary of state. And Mcgeorge Bundy special assistant to the president for National Security matters. After a lunch break the con Feree planned to resume their meeting this afternoon. Discuss new appointments Kennedy met sunday with Rusk and Bowles press Secretary Pierre Salinger said the bulk of were bringing1" the discussion concerned the re Overall death toll to nine the Navy said raze was son of or and mrs. Leon ii. Hurd appointment to the upper Joseph Gurki. 30. Of East Patterson ave. Was treated at 5-50 . Saturday for a Stab wound of the outside of the left knee suffered when he fell on a Hunting knife. James Taylor or 5, of 107 Lincoln ave was treated at . Sunday for Small abrasion of the left Cheek and forehead. He reportedly ran in front of a car 14 hours later and announced a settlement. The Cost of the strike is expected to run into the hundreds of millions of dollars As a result of wage costs and loss of freight and passenger revenues from St. Louis and Chicago to Boston and new York. Union leaders praised Gold since last thursday to 27. Most of the fatalities resulted from Falls and he fort attacks brought on by Over exertion from shovel ing Snow. The Early morning forecast is sued by the weather Bureau in Pittsburgh called for Light Snow generally in Western sections of the state with possible accumulation of several with the fresh Snow Carne re ports of sub Zero temperature readings during the night in Sev eral sections. The coldest Over night Reading was at Philipsburg where the Mercury skidded to 16 degrees below Zero. Other lows near tie state line Berg s work in helping reach a reported were -10 at Turtle Point settlement. Paul Hall president of the seafarers Union said there is no question that if he had t entered the picture the strike never would have been settled Small Home ripped by Furnace blast in it. Pleasant West Penn will give top awards As a Bonus for betterment in the statewide 1961 Penn Sylvania Community development contest now getting underway West Penn Power company is re Mol it pleasant a car on ice fatally injured Harry by Miller. 69. Of 235 Center ue., at 6.45 pm saturday he tried to the Bridgeport Road near the Home of or Fred Zaidan taken to fuck Community hos Pital by the mount pleasant Volunteer fire department Moalc unit he was admitted with a con Cussion Scalp lacerations multiple j Brush Burns and internal injuries. He died about 10 of internal mount pleasant mrs Thelma Krause. Who lost five Chil Dren through House fires again was a victim of tragedy Early saturday night when the House in which she lived was destroyed by o Furnace explosion. The 45-year old Frame at the rear of 112 Bridgeport St., is regarded a total loss an insurance adjuster said it would take to repair and the dwelling is not considered Worth repairing the 17-year old Furnace was Miller was struck by a car driven by Melvin w. Armel of mount pleasant . 3. Armel told state police he applied his brakes when he saw Miller attempting to Cross the Road but the car hit an icy spot and a went into a skid striking the Vic Jim. A world War one Miller was a member of the be Erans of foreign wars the american legion and the mount pleasant eating its offer to Cash prizes won by communities located in its service area Kenneth w. Godfrey District manager for the Utility said for years West Penn has encouraged the cities and towns it serves to develop their resources and opportunities through planned pro Grams. By doubling the Cash awards won in the Community develop ment a Bonus for betterment West Penn gives the citizens of these communities a stronger incentive to work hard and Meke a real Effort to move the Bonus for betterment incentive has paid off in previous years with a High percentage of winners in this part of the state. Although West Penn serves Only 10 8 per cent of the state s Popula Tion arid 19.5 per cent of its land blown into four sections by the firemen s club blast which turned the House into the body was taken to the Zim a shambles the Frame remained Merman funeral Home where the match the standing but part of the found a service will be at 10 . Wednes communities inn inc Hanun nut As a pop All Day with the Rev. George j. King officiating. Burial with full Mili tary rites will be in mount pleas ant cemetery. He is survived by three Brothers George of mount pleasant Dallas of Connellsville and Samuel of when a reported West Homestead and three Sis ters mrs. Edith Shawley of mount pleasant mrs. Eva Gorton of mount pleasant . 1, and mrs. Violet Piatti of Uniontown. Ion was blown out As were All Dut two windows. The Walls were daily damaged. Firemen believe an accumulation of Coal Gas was responsible for the explosion which occurred shortly after . Saturday area 18 35 Cash or 51 per cent prizes awarded of the in the driven by Howard Harris of 1213 this soon. There s no doubt the Buckeye St. On Pittsburg St. Feel that Way. Too. It s North of Bradford. -8 at Williams at Brookville -2 at War Ren end Harrisburg an even Zero at Butler 3 above at Pittsburgh and Erie and 5 above in Phila Lincoln ave. I ways a pleasure to work with a As the temperatures tumbled three men were injured Satur proc signal. Like or. fire authorities warned residents _ i in _ r i 11 t n for Ctm Roc Day night in a Headon collision of the Central said could not to watch for overheated Anil f of Rural route i. Port Allegany. The of i n or u j in i in i oncoming car driven by added that Csc appoint Gutz of Monroe Killcy seven men killed in fire aboard. . Saratoga would be coming were admitted to Latrobe hos Pital. Where they Are in Satis factory condition. Getz was treated for minor injuries. Washington upi1 Navy men died in a fire which Ken nth. C raged for two hours in the super aircraft Carrier Saratoga Early to Day near Athens Navy announced. Greece the ambassadors along soon. The White House described the purpose of today s meeting As a discussion of policy in the nation Al Security Salinger doubted anything would be said about the conference before the end of Mon found nearly the Day. If then. _ it Kennedy was in his office at fro cd in Creek am. Est. And met with near Smithton assistant and Brig. Gen. Andrew j. Goodpastur who is being held mount pleasant Frank Over briefly from the Eisenhower j King jr., 33, of Jacobs Creek is administration As while in fair condition today in two cars on route 22 near new resume operations on its furnaces however the Alexandria. Westmoreland service until 5 tuesday is came to late for an elderly state police said a car driven land on its Long line new Yor Ciman and has daughter by Albert f. Robinson. 38. Of service until later because Ofrim Ullum spurs. Near Pittsburgh. Naugatuck Conn skidded on ice Snow removal switch Earl a today when a r flames swept their three Story Brick Home. Central service West of Buffalo was Uto High 3 a Pennsylvania tonight and tues Robinson and a companion which was cancelled sunday n get a Mario Ramos 48, of Naugatuck will be resumed late today and Day with scattered t t to adj do j nver Man Plain Anh Hil v the Navy said the ship was proceeding to Athens shortly after Midnight when the fire broke out in one of the main machinery spaces. It was believed to have been caused by a ruptured fuel Oil line and blazed for just Over two hours. The Navy said four officers and three enlisted men died. The Saratoga is of the same super earner class As the Constella Tion which was gutted by fire dec. 19 while under construction at Brooklyn Navy Yard there Here deaths in the Constella Tion fire and damage was Esti mated at million the Navy withheld the names of Iii seven fit Filitich in the Saratoga fire until it could notify their families the number injured was not yet known Here. Staff Secretary. During the morning the presi Dent designated Lester a Thomp Frick Community Hospital where he was admitted saturday night after he was found nearly Frozen son 20-Ycar-career Man and comp in a Creek near Smithton. Roller of the Federal housing the Man apparently fell from administration As acting Federal a Small footbridge in route Home housing Thompson he was found by his wife and Wili until a successor is on after he was heard near their House. It was not known Jemi can called Iii Ine commission which inno he in hip Rivol studying the embargo on freight shipments was lifted. I the new Haven said it would be 4 hours before it could re sume full new York operations because it depended on Central equipment in the City. Jersey Cen trial ferryboat across the Hudson River will resume at 4 . Est today the accords Between the 6fio tug crewmen and n railroads which operate 56 tugs and nine ferries in the Harbor was reached by put Ting off a showdown on the main dispute of tug Crew size which the employers wanted to trim from the present size of fue men Crew Issue unsettled the tug Crew Issue under the new agreement must be submit designated. Injures Finger. Mount pleasant Jerry Shipley. 20. Of Ruff Sdale. Was treated in Frick Community hos Pital sunday morning for a tial amputation of the right third Finger caused when it became caught on the end Gate while in Long he was in the Creek. He suffered from exposure and minor injuries. Giesler takes rest. Los Angeles Lush famed Hollywood attorney Jerry Giesler was resting at Home today Fol lowing his release saturday from it. Sinai Hospital where he had loading a truck in Wooddall. Been confined for a rest tic Cal her much cloudiness and cold today with intermittent Light Snow High 15-20 mostly Cloudy and continued Cloudy tonight and tuesday with occasional Snow flurries Low to night 5 below to 5 above Cro is the Gal latin National will match awards in state contest Ted already 30 Railroad Fca Fher bed Disir. The 15-Man com Mission will be reorganized to in clude representatives of manage ment and labor in the new York dispute. The Mitchell commission named after former labor Secre tary James Mitchell is not re Over mountains and Hilly areas. Low temperatures tonight will Range from five degrees below Zero to five to ten degrees above. Tuesday s High temperatures will be mostly in the teens. The Snow associated with the Low pressure area which extended Over the state Todey will end to night and a High pressure area from the Plains states will move eastward to Kentucky and ten Nessee by Early tuesday and serve to reinforce the cold air Over Pennsylvania. 1959 contest went to communities in its service area. In Dollar value this amounted to which was matched by West Penn. Eleven other organizations Matching Cash ewards entirely or in part raised the total winnings to every Community in Pennsylva Nia is eligible to compete for prizes in the contest now being sponsored for the seventh year by the state chamber of Commerce to stimulate Community wide planning and improve ment. Contest entry Blanks have been sent to All Public officials and commercial and civic groups engaged or interested in local improvement in every Community in he these contest entries listing betterment projects for the Calendar year of 1961, Are due at the Penn Sylvania state chamber of com Merce by april 1, 1961. Participating communities must keep a record Book of their accomplish ments which Tell the Story of Prog Ress through such material As be fore and after photographs and newspaper clippings. After the completed record books Are turned in by March 1, 1962, seven judges will rate each entry along with others from communities of the same population. In the 1960 contest e total of 281 entrants Are competing in five population classes ranging in size from villages of under per sons to cities of Over prizes will be awarded in May 1961. In the 1959 contest the 18 win ners from West Penn s service area and their listed projects Are continued on Page four. By United press International warm air crept into Central continued on Page four fire kills eight in Maryland one child saves self b Upp seven children and their Uncle were killed Early today in a two alarm fire that destroyed their Frame House about 10 Miles South quire to make general report of Baltimore. Until december and Ftp no. Child escaped by comp i Cement called for a Spe Sims a. Report on its situation sixth Days after that. In effect the Issue May not Gallatin National Bank will noon weather forecast for West Acain match awards won by any pm Pennsylvania temperature record Mimo maximum 17 2.1 minimum 4 13 mean 10 18 Community in of Yvette county in communities of mount pleasant in Westmoreland county and Jef Ferson in Greene county where my from a second floor window. The parents Ernest and Dolores Green were away at the time funeral arrangements for a Asam untl1 Maich a grandmother who had just died. 1 according to police. I lie now agreement also called the parents were told of their i or elimination of the present j children s deaths at a Hospital Cost of Hving wage increase Esca where the survivor Larry Green Ator clause and a 2 Ner cent 112. Was treated for smoke inhale wage increase until nov i. Plus1 Tion and minor cuts. The Uncle settlements on retroactive wage killed was Bernard Green 32. Increases. The children were Regina 10 Union sets meeting 6 Jolene. 5 Yvette 4 the a Pement must be ratified Winifred 3. Marilyn. 2. And Donny to Union members who sch cd Aid. Nine months. I tiled in the neighbourhood. An eyewitness said in general it s a mrs Krause 37, was taken to Frick Community Hospital by the mount pleasant Volunteer fire department Mobile unit and was Dis charged after treatment at . For Shock and hysteria. She is temporarily living in a local hotel. This is the third time in 12 years tragedy struck mrs. Krause. Three children died in a fire at Breakneck dec. 14, 1949 end two other children were killed in a similar fire in Everson Jan. 25, 1959. The woman was sitting in her living guests curved. She ran to the front of the lot and had Francis Rem linger of 112 Bridgeport St. Call firemen. It was believed she would have been killed had she been anywhere else in the House at the time. The living room two Small bedrooms and another room Are on one floor with the Kitchen and bathroom in the basement with the hot water Furnace. Fully covered by insurance the House is owned by eight heirs of the late Victor Dombroski who died m 1954. The household items were not insured but some of the items May be salvaged. This morning mrs. Krause said there was no firs after the blast but there was some Hospital patients. Admitted to Connellsville state Hospital were Morris Etling of Dawson Arthur Young of 1306 Ridge blvd., the Rev. Charles Davis of Star Junction Jamos Laughery of Smock Ray Baker of Oil Highland ave., Louise Balsly of 410 East Cedar ave., John Cochran of Dawson Cobert Hribal of mount pleasant . 2, James Albright of . 1. Mrs. Wilma Shandorf of 609 Snyder St., Francis Moon of West Painter St. South Ville Earl Potts of 120 North fourth St., Candace Lea sober dash of 13-d Greenwood Heights Edith Lewellen of 601 Johnston ave., mrs. Charlotte Shutlz of nor Malville Clell Courtney of 112 a Gallatin mrs. Grace of Dawson and mrs. Willie Mae Bennett of 604vs Johnston ave. Room waiting expected when the explosion of first Aid class for firemen will be held tuesdays a Cross first Aid class for firemen will be held at the East Side fire station from 7 to . Every tuesday starting to Morrow. Councilman James r. Mcnulty director of the depart ment of Public safety informed new Haven Hose company Mem Bers at their regular meeting. The class will be taught by James Patterson of South Connellsville. Thirty horsemen received flu shots and polio injections Ere to be administered next month. Officers Tor 1961, headed by president Donald Boyd were in stalled by Dom e. Isola. The re tiring president was Thomas e. Trimpey. Comas club meets tuesday night the comas club will meet at . Tuesday in the masonic Temple. A lunch will be served after the business meeting. Charges concealment. Washington rep. Frank Smith. D-miss., charged sunday that president Kennedy s Job has been made More difficult u of Olivier president Eisenhower s concealment of the deteriorating world situation. Carnegie free Library circulation during 1960 shows marked increase to Pennsylvania Community Gallatin National Bank offices Are act Llor today in Brooklyn. Seven Volunteer fire companies development contest Paul Malone located. We Are confident battled the blare for about one announced Saur the Community development of a Tofica Fin Horn a Roro if under con Dav eligible for the match contest has inf reached Frol to cause was not irume in awards Are the neighbouring continued on Page nine continued on Pace four Dia Cly determined. There an increase in Library circulation during the year i960 Over the preceding year at Carnegie Library the total circulation was of which was adult circulation and 40.316 juvenile circulation. Circulation of books for adults included general works m philosophy 647 religion 810 court inked on Page two by United press International treacherous driving conditions and additional snowfall figured in virtually every fatal Highway Accident in Pennsylvania during a weekend in which safety officials tried to discourage motorists from using their cars. Between 6 . Friday and Midnight sunday a Survey by United press International revealed that at least six persons were killed in traffic mishaps along state roads. One of the Vic Tims was a 7-year-old boy in Mckeesport who suffered fatal in juries when his sled struck a police Cruiser. After a storm late in the week piled heavy Snow Over most sections of the state the Pennsylva Nia Turnpike commission imposed a 35 mile an hour Speed limit on the toll Road banned truck and Touse trailers and advised Drivers to refrain from using the Turnpike until Road Crews could remove ice and Snow. However there was one bad Accident on the super Highway and it claimed two lives. The fatalities Carlisle Carl e. Boyd 43, Brownsville pa., and Patty Sten son 2, the daughter of an air Force Man on furlough were killed in a three vehicle collision on the Pennsylvania Turnpike about a mile East of Here sunday night. Boyd the Driver of a Sta Tion Wagon and the child a Senger in Boyd s vehicle died shortly after being admitted to Carlisle Hospital. Police said the station Wagon was struck from behind by a tractor trailer and an automobile in a fog Bank. Mckeesport George Smith 7, East Mckeesport died in Mckeesport Hospital sunday night of injuries suffered a few hours Eer Lier when his sled crashed into a police car. Officer Gerald Shaner 54, the Driver of the patrol car suffered Shock and a heart attack shortly after he brought the boy to the Hospital. Sheer was in fair condition. Ridgway Emma Sidelinger 67, Brockport Elk county suffered fatal injuries saturday when struck by a car that skidded on icy route 219, about 14 Miles South of Here. The Driver Ray Wilson 65, Dubois told police the victim stepped into the path of his car and the icy conditions pre vented him from stopping in time. Washington a skidding Acci Dent saturday resulted in the death of army capt. Robert flow ers46, Easton who was in route from fort Hayes Ohio to a new assignment in fort Lee a. Flow ers who died in mercy Hospital Pittsburgh lost control of his car which skidded on route 40 and collided with a tractor trailer. Man daughter die in Wilkinsburg fire sweeps Home Pittsburgh Upp an elderly Man and his 35-year-old daughter perished Early today when fire swept their Home in nearby Wilkinsburg. Police said the victims Harry Meyers. 78, and his daughter mrs. Betty Stein were pronounced dead on arrival at Columbia Hospital. Meyers body was recovered by firemen in a rear hallway on the second floor of the three Story Hack homr the daughter s body found in a bedroom on the same floor. The fire broke out about i

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