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Somerset Daily American (Newspaper) - May 20, 1963, Somerset, Pennsylvania Somerset county fatal accidents Highway. $ drowning i miscellaneous. 7 mine total. 12 Somerset daily morning messenger from the american roof Garden of Pennsylvania Winter and summer Paradise unto god would i commit my 5 8. God will judge our cause whether we commit it to him or not. Better adopt a sound cause. Vol. 34 number 275 postmaster return postage guaranteed by the Somerset american . Box 190# Somerset a. Monday morning May 20, 1963 want ads phone 4136 seven cents race for commissioner most hotly contested in Somerset county when Somerset count ians go to the polls tues in november. Ten men and one woman Are seek Day they will nominate four candidates for the office ing the Republican berths. The democrats have Sev of county commissioner. Three of them will be elected in men in the Field. This is the most hotly contested tight. Partly responsible for this May be the courthouse renovation project. Four years ago the republicans had a Large Field in the race for commissioner so it could hardly be considered that this years Field is unusual. Contributing to the interest at that time however was the proposed construction of a county Home. Interest in office also having a bearing on the interest in this office is the fact that the county a expenditures Over a period of a year amount to More than $1 million. This has drawn some Economy minded citizens into the race. In one area at least there have been charges of Macing. County chairman Clark Rodger using both press and radio has emphasized that this is an open primary and that All Republican office holders should feel free to vote for the candidates of their Choice. There is one county office in which there is no contest. With the withdrawal of . Robert m. Keim from his bid for reselection. Alexander Ogle is left without opposition for this office and since no candidate has filed for the democratic nomination write ins will determine whether or not there will be a contest in november. Walker unopposed also unopposed in the primary is sheriff Norman f. Walker Democrat. On the Republican Side Newton picking will again be seeking the Chance to face the sheriff. Endeavouring to take the Honor away from him is county detective James a. Blair. Both Walter l. Williams and Paul o Connor will have to Over come primary opposition before they can carry their party standards for reelection As clerk of courts and Register of wills. In the Somerset area school District two directors Are to be nominated. The incumbents whose terms Are expiring Are Harold George Doolittle and Irvin f. Woodrow. Also on the local level Are Nom see commissioners on Page 2 Norman a. Shaulis John betters Highway workers told How to vote Shaulis 35-50% of states voters expected to cast ballots by the associated press Harrisburg apr Between 35 and 50 per cent of Pennsylvania a five million eligible voters Are expected to cast ballots in the primary election tuesday. The Only statewide contests at stake this year Are two seats on the state Superior court. Contests for judicial office rarely generate much political enthusiasm however since they Are not normally associated in the Public mind with partisan politics. In the Case of the primary the candidates for the nominations Are unopposed except for Cross filing. Democratic candidates the two democratic candidates state sen. Paul w. Mahady of Latrobe and Philadelphia judge j. Sydney Hoffman Cross filed on the Republican ticket. This procedure is permitted Only to judicial candidates in municipal primaries. The two Republican incumbents seeking reelection to 10-year terms on the seven member Superior court Bench Are judges Harold l. Ervin and j. Colvin Wright of Bedford. Other contests around the state Are strictly local with Philadelphia a democratic mayoral primary probably attracting the most attention. In the states largest City and biggest democratic stronghold there looms a split in the party ranks. Mayor James h. J. Tate is the organization candidate. Opposing Tate is Walter m. Phillips who has the endorsement of . Sen. Joseph s. Clark a a. Although Clark has promised to support the democratic nor Renee in the general election next november his endorsement of Phillips has compounded the already growing differences Between the senator and . Rep. William j. Green jr., Philadelphia democratic chairman. Mayors also will be nominated in Harrisburg and More than a score of other cities. Pittsburgh and Scranton Are among several see 3550 on Page three department of highways employees have been instructed to vote for two particular Republican candidates for county commissioner with the Promise that if the two candidates Are elected they will a work with a the highways department it was charged sunday night by Somerset atty. Norman a. Shaulis and John betters. Shaulis and betters advised the american that they had talked to a number of department of highways employees who verified this charge. A they stated that they had been handed two cards one for mrs. It Isabel Kline arum one for George Morgan a Shaulis said a and told to vote for these two candidate for county commissioner and tha these candidates if elected would work with should be known betters also a re Nuhic be a dilate for county Cor Missinne said he talked to a num1 of his opponents and they �?ow1" heatedly agree these facts should be made known. In a talk prepared for deliver on the radio today Shaulis said in part a i have no personal interest r the outcome of this election except As a taxpayer and citizen of this county. A i am sure Many of you heard the county chairman Over thic. Radio station proclaim that this is a free and open primary and that the Republican organization would not take any Active part on behalf of any candidate. Laudable position a this is a laudable position for him to take. I Only wish it were True. A i also want to Call attention to the Republican voters that the Cost of his message on the radio and in the newspapers was Home by the Somerset county Republican committee and paid for by those of you who have contributed to the party including myself. A now As you know or. Clark Rodgers is the Republican county chairman and in his hands rests the political patronage of this county. In other words he controls All of the political jobs in this county and with the. I find no fault because you the re publican voters a elected him to that position. A to one of the Juicy political jobs of this county Rodgers appointed Lewis Baumgardner superintendent of highways. Of course you All know that or. Baumgard see Highway on Page three Jeffrey Hay a fkr a plane sets record to Moscow by Reinhold g. Ensz Moscow apr president Kennedy a Jet Airliner streaked into Moscow on sunday to set an International Speed record for a nonstop flight from Washington. The 5.004-mile flight took 8 hours 38 minutes and 42 seconds and it answered a soviet claim that the United states had no aircraft capable of flying nonstop to Moscow. The . Embassy said a the plane flown by Kennedy a personal Pilot. Col. James b. Swindal 46, of Birmingham Ala., averaged 580 Miles an hour and set a total of 15 records in route. One other flight Swindal said the Only other nonstop Washington Moscow flight he knew of was made some time ago by a soviet Turboprop transport in about 12 hours. The russians use the Tui 14 for Long air hops such As on their air route Between Moscow and Havana. Kennedy a plane is a Boeing 707 equipped with fan jets which provide More Power than Standard Jet engines. It landed at Moscow a Sheremetyev Airport in sunny weather at 1 08 . Moscow time. It had left Dulles International Airport near Washington at 9 29 . Eastern Daylight time on saturday after flying the president from Washington to Nashville. Tenn., Huntsville Ala., and Back to Washington. From Here the plane will Fly to Cape canaveral Fla., to take astronaut Gordon Cooper to Washington on tuesday. In three Days of flying the plane will have covered 12,800 Miles. Although Swindal is in command there Are other pilots in the Crew to take Over the controls. Swindal reported no problems on the flight to Moscow. Sea Juk s on Pogo two Large dynamite theft in Birmingham probed stamped with destruction a these dram Atic pictures taken by photographer Andre Sima show army demolition expert sgt. Walter Leja getting his left forearm blown off As he trios to dismantle a bomb in a Mailbox in a residential Montreal suburb. Leja reaches into the Mailbox i and the bomb goes off in his face 2. As smoke clears a Man walks toward him 3 and police arrive 4 to take him to the Hospital where he is in critical condition. A wave of Mailbox bombings has terrorized the Community. Somerset youth gets award in Syracuse . Jeffrey Hay. Somerset area High school senior and son of or. And mrs. Harold s Hay of Somerset has received the strop limits regional citizenship award. The presentation was made saturday night at a banquet in Syracuse. N.y., where the Spring conference of the so Optimist North Atlantic Region was being held. Hay was one of 43 entrants from five states All of whom had been selected As winners in their own local districts. Judges considered the Quality of the contestants essay on the topic a my responsibility As a citizens in the family in the Community in the world a As Wrell As the students academic standing Church and 27 killed when bus plunges into canal in Florida by Ben Funk Belle Glade Fla. Apr an All night search for additional dead in the murky Waters of an Everglades canal was halted sunday and the death toll remained at 27 in possibly the worst Highway tragedy in Florida history. Thirteen children five women and nine men All negro Harvest workers died when a bus hauling them Home from the Field sideswiped a truck and plunged into a 20-foot-deep canal. Fifteen managed to get out of the sinking vehicle and swim to safety. A i think we got them All now a George Emerson a Highway patrolman said sunday after divers had worked through the night searching for possible other victims. Carried migrants a poor boy slims bus a operated by Edgar Lee Anderson to carry migrant workers to and from the vegetable Fields of this truck farm area was rattling along Over narrow bumpy state Road 27 when disaster came. A truck driven by James Scon yers 34, a Belle Glade dragline operator attempted to pass. The right rear fender of his truck snagged the front left bumper of the bus. A we were hooked up for about 70 feet a Sconyers said. A then we broke Loose and he skidded Down a 10-foot embankment into the Sank slowly inside the bus As it Sank slowly below the surface the 42 panic stricken riders beat at the windows with hands and feet. Four see Somerset on Page two j see bus on Page two no Confidence votes expected against Pearson by Max Harrelson Ottawa it apr Canadas House of commons begins a week of policy debate monday which almost certainly will see opposition parties move one or More no Confidence votes against prime minister Lester b. Pearson a Liberal government. Former prime minister John g. Diefenbaker will Lead off the debate on last thursdays speech from the throne and he is believed ready to introduce the first of the test motions. Such a move would have to win the support of the two smaller parties however in order to succeed in toppling the government. This is not considered Likely one of the big issues of the debate is expected to be the governments decision to accept nuclear weapons both in Canada and for its Atlantic Alliance units in Europe. This has special significance because Canada is playing Host this week to the Spring ministerial meeting of the North Atlantic treaty organization Council. Diplomats already Are assembling for the three Day meeting. Which opens wednesday. Pearson and his foreign Secretary Paul Martin will be dividing their time Between the debate in parliament and the discussions on a proposed new inter Allied command to Deal with natos nuclear units. Pearson has promised to make a statement to parliament on his governments nuclear policy and has indicated he would dare the opposition to Force a new election on the nuclear Issue. How Many tests the liberals will face will depend on strategy of the conservative social credit and new democratic parties. Any member of the House can move a no Confidence vote during the first six Days of debate. The liberals hold Only 129 of the 265 House seats and Are there fore four seats Short of a Clear Cut majority. The conservatives see no Confidence on pm. 2 astronaut Cooper gets rousing Cleome Home by Bem Price Cape canaveral Fla. Apr astronaut cordon Cooper Cool space explorer was welcomed Home sunday by a cheering Flag waving crowd and then held a news conference which made Orbital flight sound easy. In his drawling Oklahoma accent the Tecumseh boy with the Strong Chin concluded that his 22-orbit spin around the world was a very pleasant Mode of he had arrived by slow 600-mile-an-hour Jet from Honolulu at 10 04 . With his wife Trudy and his two daughters Camala Detweiler Speaks to graduating Somerset pupils disclose counterspy methods Fri agents unfold tale to rival spy thriller by Richard f. Whalen new York apr testimony by a Parade of 17 Fri agents has unfolded in Federal court a tale of International espionage that might rival a cloak and Dagger spy thriller. Up to a Point. An american Sailor is on trial on charges of Selling military secrets to soviet diplomats. His lawyer is scheduled to begin the defense monday. Fri testimony last week disclosed some of its counterspy methods including surveillance by closed circuit television As Well As the sailors signed statement on How the spying was done. But was it All stealth secret rendezvous and disguise not quite. Fri agents testified that the defendant. Yeoman . Nelson c. Drummond 33. Of Baltimore walked in the front door of the soviet United nations Mission office on Park Avenue at least three times and probably More. Given Bonus in fact Drummond related he was Given a $1,000 Bonus to stay away from the place an agent said. Were the secret documents carefully selected an Fri agent testified that Drummond usually dipped into a file in his office and brought out a fistful of papers a in grab bag was the Money used for lavish living in exotic cities or perhaps salted away for a spree later on the Fri said Drummond bought a bar and Grill in Newport a few Miles from the naval base where he was stationed. The russians apparently did try to maintain some of the traditional standards of espionage. Drummond told the Fri that when he was transferred to Newport from London where he said he was first approached in 1958, he was contacted on a Street Given $140, a Black bag and one of a pair of Matching cuff links with a horse head design. He was told to walk South on eighth Avenue from 125th Street on the first saturday of the month after his arrival in new York. He was told the answer a yes i will show you the Way a to the person who asked him. A can you show me the Way to the Savon Ball room a contacted on Street Drummond told the Fri he met his Contact exchanged passwords and matched cuff links. The rendezvous apparently was made in Harlem because Drummond is negro. He said arrangements were made that he would receive $400 to $500 a month. He also was paid bonuses of $1,000, $4,000 and $6,000 for which he claimed he a did nothing special a according to Fri agents. Their testimony indicated that the payments May have totalled $48,200 Over foul years. See Fri on Page two the Rev. George l. Detweiler of Somerset delivered a Sermon. A history begins tomorrow a to the graduating class of Somerset area High school sunday evening at the baccalaureate service. He said that thousands of Young people Are graduating from High schools colleges and universities in a Day when world events Are both thrilling and terrifying. A these Are difficult Days a he continued a but likewise Days of. Unparalleled he then made three suggestions which he said might help the graduates face the world. Develop Faith first was to acquire and develop an adequate Faith in the god of the universe and recognize that he is working out his Good purpose. Second was that this god of the universe is the god of history. The Rev. Or. Detweiler said that see Detweiler on Page two 14, and Janita 13. Honolulu was a seven hour Ball with Flowers flying like confetti. Medical exam after a medical examination and scientific debriefing he went to lunch and then drove seven Miles to the news conference along a route lined by a huge crowd including space helmeted children waving american flags. There were yells of a Well done Gordon and a Chi it was one of the largest crowds Ever in the history of this Florida Sand spit Garish Frontier town of the space age. At the news conference Cooper told of his Sticky Landing problems on re entry into the Earth a atmosphere after part of his automatic control system had failed. He made it sound about As casual As Landing a putt putt air plane in a Light wind. In any Case it shortly became Clear that Cooper brought his spacecraft a Faith 7,�?� Back to Earth with enormous skill using manual controls. In effect he a a flew it in. Told of flight with the Aid of a Windup mechanical notebook Cooper told of his flight practically on an orbit by orbit basis for the full 34 hours and 20 minutes of flight. With considerable logic he started his account at the beginning observing that right after liftoff a i Felt As if i was on the of a Needle being put right on the he had his version of the mystery of the a a fireflies originally reported by astronaut John h. Glenn or. He said the greenish Snow like flakes were cause by see astronaut on Page two Wallace and Jar discuss racial Issue by Don Mckee Birmingham Ala. It a it a Large dynamite theft preceded night bombings that set off rioting by negroes a week ago in this integration target City sheriff Melvin Bailey disclosed sunday. A there is plenty of Loose dynamite in this area a Bailey said. The theft from a storage House of two cases of the explosive several Days before the blasts has been under intensive investigation he said. Frightening amount a ifs a frightening amount a the sheriff added. Authorities had nearly 1,300 Law enforcement officers on Call this weekend As a guard against another strike by bomb tossers. Birmingham a racial troubles were discussed briefly saturday by president Kennedy and gov. George c. Wallace who met at a Tennessee Valley authority ceremony in Northern Alabama. Neither disclosed what was said. Earlier. Wallace filed suit in the . Supreme court to bar use of about 3.000 Federal troops which Kennedy has stationed at two Alabama bases for possible action in Birmingham. No reports of thefts the sheriff said two cases of dynamite was a Large amount but he declined to be specific. There have been no reports of explosives stolen since the bombings he said. Federal state and local authorities Are investigating the blasts which ruined the suburban Home of a negro minister the Rev. A. D. King and a negro Motel Headquarters for integration leaders. No substantial Progress has been reported by investigators. Several Hundred state troopers see Large on Page three car overturns on Turnpike killing two two Aliquippa men died from injuries suffered in a one car Accident which occurred on the Pennsylvania Turnpike just West of the Allegheny Tunnel in Stony Creek twp., at 9 35 . Sunday Carnell Bryant 28, Driver of the vehicle died at Somerset Community Hospital at 3 10 . From a fractured Skull broken left and abrasions of the body. Andrew Young 21, the Only passenger in the car was dead on arrival at the Hospital at 10 30 . From inter cranial Haemorrhages a possible broken neck and puncture wounds of the body. According to state police the car a convertible owned by Coyt Young of Aliquippa was travelling East when it struck a medial Barrier ran off the Highway and overturned throwing the men Clear of the wreckage. 7.8% of county residents got Relief in March Somerset american Harrisburg correspondent Harrisburg a a total of 7.8 per cent of the population of Somerset county Wras dependent on Public assistance in March the state department of Public welfare reported today. The number of Relief recipients was 6.058 Cut of a county population of 77,450. In Somerset 4,395 persons received Aid to dependent children assistance. 602 old age assistance. 454 general assistance. 402 Aid to disabled assistance and 205 Blind pensions. Expenditures for the Public assistance program in March totalled $241,226. With $196,475 going for Relief payments $25,134 for medical costs $19,317 for administration costs and $300 for burials. 314 Farmers signed up to vote in referendum a total of 314 Farmers Are Eli i Gible to vote tuesday on the referendum on marketing quotas for the 1964 crop of wheat. Hiram w. Walker chairman Somerset county agricultural stabilization and conservation committee announced that ballots May be cast by eligible voters from 8 . To 9 . At the following places 1. Ass office. Laurel Hill Village Somerset a Community no. 2, Stonycreek Allegheny Broth ers Valle and Fairhope tips Community no. 3, Somerset twp. Community no. 5, Lincoln and Jefferson tips. Community no. 6. Black. Milford and Middle Creek twps., and Community no. 7, upper and lower Turkeyfoot and Addison tips. 2. H. G. Bender implement store 524 Beachley st., Meyersdale a Community no. 8, Summit and Elk lick twps., and Community no. 9, Greenville Larimer Northampton and Southampton tips. 3. Community fire co., Holsop ple a Community no. I Conemaugh twp. Community no. 3, Shade and que Mahoning twps., and Community no 4, Jenners and paint tips. The chairman explained that wheat growers eligible to vote in the referendum include i All producers of 15 acres or More who have an interest in a 1964 farm wheat acreage allotment Ami 2 those farm operators and other wheat growers on their farms with allotments of less than 15 acres who elected by May 13 to participate As an allotment grower in the 1964 wheat program. Such an election was made by signing in the space provided on the Back of the allotment notice for the farm and filing the notice at the ass county office. If at least two thirds of the growers voting in the referendum approve quotas for 1964-crop wheat Price support will be available to growers participating in the wheat program at National averages of $2 per Bushel on a a certificated wheat�?80 per cent of the Normal yield of the allot see 314 on Page two

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