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Harry E. Huber, Prominent In DEATHS and FUNERALS Pine Grove, Dies Harry E. Huber, prominent Pine Grove resident, died suddenly on Tuesday morning at his home at the age of 53. Death was attributed to a heart attack. He wa» a resident of 6 Cherry Street. Huber served as • member of Pine Grove's Borough Council for the past number of years and was credited with a great deal of the tucc.ess attained by that organization in recent years. He also conducted a barbershop proprietorship for a long time in Pine Grove and was engaged in that trade at the time of his death. He was a member of the Church of Gort, Suedberg. Surviving are his wife, the former Doris Fefiherolf; a son, Robert, and a daughter, Deborah, both at home; and a brother, Edward Huher of Suedberg, Pine Grove RD 1. A grandson, Kris Huber, also survives. A son, Donald, lost his life approximately six months ago In an automobile accident near RehrersburR, while on his way to work in Reading. Miss Josephine Miller, | 43, Dies At Lancaster Miss Josephine Mae Miller, 43, a former Lebanon .resident, died at 11:45 p.m. Tuesday in St. Joseph's Hospital, Lancaster, following a wo-month illness, She resided at 816 Columbia Ave., Lancaster, Miss Miller was employed as a clerk in the S. S. Kresge store at :he Manor Street shopping center, iHncaster. She formerly worked at tlje J. C. Penney store in Lebanon. The family moved to Lan- aster in 1950. Miss Miller worshipped in the Lutheran faith. Surviving are her parents, eorge R. and Rosanna B o y e r Miller, Lancaster; nine brothers and sisters, Carl, Hardsburg; George Jr., Lancaster; Betty, wife of Richard Hemperly, Annville; James, Lebanon; Mrs. Elsie rrumbine, Lebanon; David, Okinawa; Arlene, wife of C h a r 1 e s Frey, Mechanics burg; Marie, wife of Terry Ream, Lancaster; Sandra, at home, and a number of nieces and nephews. 4-H Club Has Election At Lebanon RD 2 Home Linda Buchter, of Lebanon RD 2, was elected president Tuesday of the newly - formed Nifty Nature 4-H Club, during the meeting held at the Buchter home. Other officers elected were: Pauline Buchter, vice president; Betsy Ellsworth, secretary - treasurer; Darlene Martin and Janet Layser, reporters. Nancy Boyer and Linda Martin were the game leaders for the session, and Karen Boyer and Nancy Krall were the song leaders. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Martha Wenrich, club leader. Richland 4-H Members Plan For Camping Trip Members of the Richland Outdoor Pioneers 4-H Club made plans to participate in a camping trip early next week during a meeting this morning at the home of Mrs. Carl Shaak, club leader, of Richland. The club members made bacon and eggs over an open fire anc participated in the brief business meeting conducted by Sandy Lulz president. TREAT ARM FRACTURE Lawrence Miller, 14, son of Mr and Mrs. Lawrence Miller. GranL- ville RD 1, was treated Tuesday night at the Hershey Hospital for a fractured right arm. Inter lee H, Anspach At Ebenezer Cemetery Funeral services for Lee H. Anspach, 17 Maple St., were held this afternoon from Christman's Funeral Home. The Rev. Dr. C. C. Rollings worth, pastor of Salem Evangelical United Brethren Church, officiated. Burial was in Ebenezer Cemetery. The following relatives and friends served as pallbearers: Earl Miller, Ray E. Vast, Carl S Geesey, LeRoy J. Fortna, Chester W. Rittle and Arthur A. Flinchbaugh. Funeral Services Held For Mrs. Rose E, Seidel Funeral services for Mrs. Rose E. Kleiser Seidel, widow of Harry A. Seidel, 332 S. Eighth St., were held this afternoon from Thomp son's Funeral Home. The Rev. L. L. Lehman, pastor of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Annville, officiated. In terment was made at the Mt Lebanon Cemetery. Pallbearers were Edward I Wolfe, John B. Wolfe Jr., E Peter Strkkler, Stanley L. Kettering, Abraham Kettering anc Richard W. Frank. Villiam K, Leedy, 75, )ies; III Several Years William K. Leedy, 75, 755 .tate Drive, Lemoyne, died on londay in Polyclinic Hospital Harrisburg, following several ears of illness. A retired businessman, he was an active member of Calary Evangelical United Brethen Church, Lemoyne, and its Ten's Bible Class. Surviving are his wife, the ormer Laura College; one son ^orrest K. Leedy, Harrisburg, ne grandson and one sister- Irs. Albert Spayd, Lebanon. Three brothers-preceded him in :eath. He was a son of the late John ind Emma Rouche Leedy. Funeral services will be held :~hursday in' Lemoyne with bur- al in Woodlawn Cemetery. Last Rites Conducted For Raymond R. Shonk Funeral services for Raymom R. Shonk, 2204 W. Cumberland St., were held this afternoon from the Rohland Parlors. The Rev. Harry T. Richwine pastor of Salem Lutheran Church officiated. Burial was in Mt. Leb anon Cemetery. edical Mirror An interesting and m- formative bi-weekly series of articles on better health . . . presented as a public service. VIEWING THE ECLIPSE On Saturday, July 20th, a solar eclipse will be visible, weather permitting, from most of th» United States and Canada. Falling on a weekend and coming in a traditionally holiday month, the event can be expected to attract a record number of viewers. There also will be a record number of eye injuries (retinal burns), unless precautions arc taken to prevent them. Retinal burns from the sun are like those from an atomic blast. The normal eye can tolerate only fleeting glances at the sun. Don't view (he eclipse (brough colored glasses, smoked glasses, broken heer bottles, or other common objects. Such material will not protect the eyes from serious damage. The only safe way to view the eclipse is in- direcily. Punch a ^ inch hole in a card about one foot square. Hold the card at right angles to the sun's rays so thai ihe image will be reflected on a screen placed about 10 feel away. The observer's back is to the sun and thus direct exposure of ihe eyes to the searing rays of the sun is avoided. SAYLOR 51 ^ PHARMACY l<2>> KTM AND CHtlTNUT I&UHJJ&K, iMMMli^ ICIANON, PA. W If ;cu TOKENS Free Prescription Delivery Monday-Friday, 9 A.M. to 9 P.M. Saturday, 9 A.M. to 8 P.M. Sunday, 9 to 12 - 6 to 9 Lebanon Daily News, Lebanon, Pa., Wednesday, July 17, 1963 C|» ra n|ftn For Civil Rights •Irs, A, C. Brubaker lies In County Hospital Mrs. Abraham C. IBrubaker, 69, ed at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the ebanon County Hospital. A wid- w, she formerly resided at 545 . Penn Ave., Cleona. Mrs. Brubaker, the former Lara M. Stohler, was a member the Annville Church of the rethren. She is survived by five ehil- •en: Verna, wife of Harry /ampler, Hummelstown RD 1; ugena S., Glastonbury, Conn.; elen, wife of Roy S. Snavely, leona; Lloyd H., Annville RD 1, nd Howard I., Lebanon RD 5 Karinchville); 13 grandchildren nd one sister, Mn. Sallie Smith, ebanon RD 5. She was a daughter of the late ight and Annie Kegerreis Stoher, 4rs. Mabel I. Zerbe )ies At Pine Grove RD Mrs. Mabel Irene Zerbe, wife of he late Adam Zerbe of Pine trove RD 3, died on Monday at er home. A daughter of the late Edward nd Anna Dutter Brensinger, Mrs. ierbe was a member of St. Petr's Lutheran Church, Pine Grove. Surviving are a daughter, Mae, wife of Clifford Sharon, Legion cres, Pine Grove; a son, Paul !. Zerbe, Pine Grove RD 3; and tiese sisters and brothers: Olive veefer, Pine Grove RD, Verna 'isher and James Brensinger, )(h of New Jersey and Raymond kensinger, Union Deposit. Five randchildren also survive. They are Brenda, Melissa, Rodney and Iherry Zerbe and Jeffrey Sharon. Bill Changes (Cmilatiei Trent !*•(• OM) Conference in order to avoid la confrontation with New York's Gov. 1 Nelson Rockefeller on civil rights. Rockefeller and Scranton both are viewed as'possible contenders for the Republican presidential nomination next year. "Everybody knows how I feel on civil rights," Scran ton asserted. In several public statements Scranton has said the Republican Party cannot sacrifice civil rights issues for some short-term political gain in Southern support. Rockefeller's position has been much the same. Scranton said he would not attend the Miami conference because of the current legislature. Other Developments In other news conference developments: School Bus Bill — The governor said he is seeking a "more thorough-going look at the (state Constitution as it relates to this bill." He referred to proposed leg islation in the Senate that would allow state subsidies for private and parochial school buses. "It would be well to have \ (the school bus issue) tested," the governor said. The administration is supporting the legislation. Constitutional Convention — In dications are, the governor said that a measure setting up the ma chinery for a possible state con stitutional convention next year to rewrite the Commonwealth's 90- year-old basic law, will "be agreed to rather rapidly" in the House. The measure passed the Senate Tuesday night. The question of whether to hold a constitutional convention wouli be submitted to the voters thi fall. If they approve it, the con vention would convene next July 15. Anthracite Bill — The governo said he has "no objection" tc amendments to proposed anthra cite mine backfilling legislation that would tighten up the require ments for filling in mine voids. As introduced the measure would require backfilling to con tour of mine voids which wer less than 100 fe»>t deep. The amendments would require com plete backfilling of mine voids regardless of depth. Sales Tax Exemption Bill—The governor indicated he is opposec to a measure approved by the Senate that would exempt certain types of processing Industrie from the state's sales tax. Under present law manufacturers are exempted from the levy on Market Reports Business Mirror Amon L. Stauffer Amon L. Stauffer Again Heads GS Hospital Board (Continued Fr»m Pit* One) will fill the unexpired term of the late Melville M. Parker. .Walter R. Penman presided during the election. Edward C. Biffart, assistant hospital administrator, served as secretary. Confirm Appointments The board also confirmed 'the appointments of all previous members of the medical staff for another year. It was reported that officers of the medical staff for the coming year are: Dr. B. H. Birkel, president; Dr. Leonard M. Tanner, vice-president and Dr. Drew E. Courtney, secretary. The annual reorganizational meeting and monthly meeting of the board was held In conjunction with the corporation meeting. During (his meeting, Leon I. Houck, hospital administrator, presented hid yearly statistical report, a* follows: 7,024 patienti admitted for a total of 58,628 adult days; 1,344 infants delivered for a total of 6,276 days, bringing the total number of patients to 8,368 for 64,904 patient days. Other statistics for the year included: Operations performed, 3,085; laboratory examinations, 108,521; electrocardiograms, 2,979; out-patient visit*, 10,196, and 323 deaths. Houck also presented the statistical report for the month of June showing 652 patients admitted; 112 deliveries; 317 operations; 9,797 laboratory examinations; 238 electrocardiograms; 1,118 out-patient visits, and 26 deaths. NEW YORK (UPI) opened firm today on moderately active trading. Du Pont opened up Vt to (2, Johni-Manville was unchanged at 47V4, RCA firmed »/« to 69% on a block of 1,000 shares, General Foods lost ft to 81, Polaroid advanced 2 1 /* to 160 on 2,200 shares, Union Carbide rose V* to 104% on 1,000 and Eastman Kodak rose Vt to 108V*. In the steel group, Jones & Laughlin rose V* to 54 3 /i, U.S. Steel wa» unchanged at 46% on 2,500 aharec, Bethlehem rose V« to 30V« on 1,000, National slipped 14 to 42ft and Inland tacked on H to 39. mu-lean El«c MH.-r V4 \mericM Metal Cl M American Motors 18 + V« American T It T 120V. + Vi American Tobacco 28!/» American VitooM ..;;.. «7"/« + NEW YORK (UPI) — Stocki: Air Product. SIM -f Alco Prod 23 — V* Allegheny Power SOTt — V4 Allied Chemical 48% — V* Alli« Chalraer* 17'/4 Alcoa «5V4 -f « Alsid. 33 + Vi American AlrllnM 26</t American Can 45H — v» American Cyanamid* 59Vj 4- Vi Anaconda. Armour . Atchbon B*U it O BendJx 47% - Vt 29'/» 51% + Btth St 30Vi Bobbie Brlu 24% — Boeing A 33li + M Can Dry 22% Can Pac 2S 7 /»,—'.i CtUlMM 47V> + U Che* fc Oh «2U Chrysler «OVi + 44 Coca Cola 84"!« + tt Colgate 46% + *k Colling R CoW F * Col GAS comw Ed....,.';,...;,..;.;;.. «v4 — u Nal G «SVi + V« Cotl MVt i """• Tl Lebanon Valley Safety Council Is Reactivated Coiuu Pw Com Cm 47M Copweld 8tl 34% — U Crucible 21% + Vi CurtUs W 21V4 + Vi Det Edit 32% -f Vi Douglas AC 22Vi — Mi Dow Ch 58V* — Vi DuPont 240 East Air L 21 + Vt Eiitm»n 109V4 + 1V4 E»ton M 35% El Bd Sh 30% Erit Lack , 3V4 — Federal Motgag* 46H Firestone 33 + Vt Ford 51H + < General Elecirio 79VI + Vt, General Food* *! — V General Motors 69% + Vi Goodrich ..47% — Vi Motorola lonesfown RD 2 Man : ound Dead In His Yard George Miller. 60, Jonestown ID 2, was found dead in the'yard at his home Tuesday by a neigh- ior, Melvin Shelly. He was pro- lOimced dead by Dr. Harry Reed, ^ebanon County deputy coroner. The cause of death was not immediately determined. An autopsy vas being performed this morn- ng at the Good Samaritan Hospital. Miller, who lived alone, is survived by four brothers, Milton, Pine Grove; Van, Elias and Wilson, all of Lebanon, and two sis- ers, Mrs. Sophia Koons and Mrs. Malilda Donton, both of Lebanon. materials they buy for manufacturing. The Senate-approved proposal would include a number of processors under the definition of "manufacturer," such as milk processors, tobacco processors, novelty weavers and others". Infer Charles B, Royer At Brethren Cemetery Funeral services for Charles B. rloyer, Myerstown RD 2, were leld this afternoon from the Heidelberg Church of the Brethren. Officiating at the services were .he Rev. Alton Bucher, the Rev. Peter Heisey and the Rev. Luke Bucher. Burial was made in the cemetery adjoining the church. Pallbearers were Victor Krall, Harry Kline, John Leffler, Noah Hess, Harvey Wagner and Samuel Heisey'. The Clauser Funeral Home of Schaefferstown had charge of arrangements. Levi Peyachke Buried At Mt, Lebanon Today Funeral services for Levi Thomas Peyachke, Bound Brook, N. J., were held this afternoon from the Serbian Orthodox Church of Lebanon. The Very Rev. Danilo Milanovich officiated. Burial was in Mt. Lebanon Cemclcry. The Rohland Parlors had charge of arrangements. Convict Banker Of Irregularities In Payroll Case SCRANTON, Pa. (UPI) - Gerald E. Shanley, 42, a bank vice president and former commanding officer of a National Guard unit was convicted by a jury in federal court . Tuesday night in connection with alleged military payroll irregularities. Shanley, father of five children, was tried on a 12-count indictment charging he had aided and abetted in payroll irregularities while commanding officer of Company A of the 109th Infantry with headquarters in East Stroudsburg Pa., in 1959-1960. One enlisted man was convicted in the case. Another pleaded nob contendere and was the government's principal witness at Shan ley's trial which started last week. Shanley, of East Stroudsburg, Pa., and assistant vice president of the First Stroudsburg Nations Bank, stood erect as a jury of six women and six men returned its verdict. He then broke into sobs as the verdict was read. He was convicted of nine counts of uttering false statements and using the mails to defraud but acquitted 01 three charges of forgery. Defense attorney Edwin M. Ko EXPECT LESS WHEAT Based on June 1 predictions, this year's wheat crop is expected to total 1,084,000 bushels, down slightly from 1962 and down 1.2 million from the 1957-61 average. The Department of says the latest estimate was a reduction from previous forecasts due primarily to a severe winter and spring drought in some re gions. DOME COPIED TOMB FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP)—The rotunda ind interior of the dome of Kentucky's state capitol are copied from Napoleon's tomn in Paris. sik indicated an appeal would be made and Chief Federal Judge Michael S. Sheridan continuec Shanley free in $1,000 bail. Robert Schoonover, Eas Stroudsburg, a former master sergeant, was convicled las March. He is free in bail pending action on an appeal. Former First Sgt. Vincent E. Marek, Jr., of Tannersville, Pa., was the government's chief witness against Shanley. Pin o««) that auto accidents in the state Kennecou in 1962 cost $292 million. An actual study in Lebanon County ^^^^ shows that the most accident- prone age is between 4 and 12 years of age in children and 15 to 28 in adults. Steering Committee The entire group attending the meeting was designated by Dunstan as the steering committee which will meet in two weeks to work out the organizational de? tails, appoint committee chairmen and discuss financing the new council. It was agreed that the council would set up programs in the fields of traffic, p u nman home, farm, fire and school safety- In • round table discussion, •leering committee members unanimously expressed a. need for a safety council and all of them volunteered their help. Attending the meeting were: Anthony Kutchever, Pomeroy's; Elmer Faber, Annville Township commissioner; Charles Haeiissler, Planning Commission; S. K. Schrader, safety officer, Lebanon V. A. Hospital; D. L. Lehman, Lebanon post office; George E. Morris, United Gas Improvement Co.; Richard S. Funck, Civil Defense director; Edward A. Zahm, Bell Telephone Co.; Joseph A. Kasprzack, Cleaver Brooks Co.; G. Harold Bucher, Peoples National Bank; Joseph V. Kelly, Pa. State Police; Cletus Arnold, Robert Snyder and Robert Murray, all representing Local 1374; United Steelworkers and employed at Bethelehem Steel Co.; Ernest Ellienhausen, Metropolitan Edison Co.; H. Guy Kreider, P. and M. Auto Transport and Palmyra Lebanon County Auto Club; Lloyd R. Howe, Automotive Association; Fred A. Gingrich, city councilman and director of public safety. Also attending was Charles Wilson, Safety Engineer for Bethlehem Steel Co., Bethlehem, Pa. Denis Hoke, staff member of the Lebanon County Agricultural Extension office and Henry Homan, representing WLBR, were also in attendance. Goodyear ;' 33H — Gi-ace W R -...;... 44M> — Vi Great A A P ..'<... 4!Vi ~ Greyhound '...'..-.....• 40Vi '+ V Gul/ Oil , 47ft 'f Vi Harbison Walker ............. M ••'•!• Hercules Powier ...,....'.... 3S« — l Herrtiey 33Vt + Vi Hoffman Elec SVi In«er»ll Rand 77M — IBM ..;.. 439 4 International Harveater ...... 56Vi — V International Nickel ,. 59%. 4- hiter T It T ..• 50V4 + M Iiland Creek Coal 24 Jone« fc Lau*hlin 54% + V Joy Mf« 23Vi 73Vi -1- Kopperi" ,.'..\./...'....\..\... 40% Kroger — 30 + LOF Glas* ,.;. S1H ' 45V4 — Vi M»ck Truck* 38% MGM ;..... 2B% -f VI Monsanto ' SOV4 — Montgomery Ward 38 «*% 4- 1V4 National Aviation , 27 National Dairy .'... €6 + National Dial 2itt National Gypsum 44% -f NY Central 21V4 + Norfolk fc Western 118V4 North American Avia S6% — Olin Mathieson '41 — V Pan Am Avia 39% + V Paramount Picture* 40Vi < Park* Davi* ZWt + Penney 41M.- Penn Power Light 33H — Penna HR :., 18% — * 51V4 — =i Pittsburgh Plate Glass 55 + Vi Pittsburgh Steel 11% + V Procter Gambl* 76Vi — V Pullman 28Vi — V Pure Oil 43% — V RCA '.... 70V4 + T Rep Stl 36% -t- V Rey Met 33V4 + S Rey Tob 37% - "! Richfield 42% + * Schenley 21% -f Schering 36% — Sear* Rb 88% + Sinclair 44% — V Socony Mob 69Vi + Sperry R Std Brunt Std O Cal 65% Std O Ind 59 — Std* O NJ 69'A + Std O Oh 62% + Studebaker fi'A Tenn Gs 2014 Texaco 71 Thomp R W 55 — TldeW O Timk H B 2VA ..66 — 1 AIM HIGH CHICAGO (UPI) — It take? more than good looks to snare an eligible bachelor these days. Ebony magazine surveyed bachelors on what they look for in a wife and discovered that the bachelors wanted wives who were "intelligent, skilled in social graces, good conversationalists, aware of current events, interested in people, inlerested in sports and who had' a sens* of humor." , Millbach Springs MJLLBACH SPRINGS, July 17 — The Rev. Ira S. Fritz of Philadelphia, spoke on the topic, "The! Fishers of Men and the Follow- irs of Christ," at the Sunday morning worship service in St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Altar flowers were presented by Mrs. Eugene Rudy. Following the service, flowers were delivered to Mrs. Lois Keath and Miss Grace Shaak, both of whom are patients at the Reading Hospital. The organist for the service was Miss. Connie Witter. The Rev. John A. Rodgers, pastor of the church, is currently on vacation. Personals Barbara and Larry Mathias pent the weekend at Bedford to attend the Luther. League Retreat at the camp site of Rev. Rodgers. James Hahecker Sr. and son, James Jr., attended the Swatara Valley Campmeeting on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Lewellyn Mathias and daughter, Phyllis and Mrs. Dorothy Luckenbili of Sunbury, were guests of Luther Mathias and family on Sunday. Homer Ziegler and family en- terlained the following visitors on Sunday: Mr. and Mrs. Levi Zieg- Icr and son, David of Collcgeville; Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel Gottschall, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Wissler and daughter, Ruth of Royersford and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Fassnacht of Ephrata. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Zeiders and daughters, Diana and Gloria, of Harrisburg, visited Luther Bennetch and family on Sunday. Mrs. Jennie Weiss, a life-long resident of this vicinity and currently residing at the Reinhokis home of her granddaughter, Mrs. Alvin Engle, was feted Saturday by many friends who attended a birthday party in her honor. She celebrated her 75th birthday anniversary and received many cards and presents. Those attending the party for Mrs. Weiss were as follows: Mr. and Mrs. George Engle; Mrs. Pearl Leibig; Mrs. Hilda Weidman and children, Lorraine, James and Richard; Jeanette Kepplcy: Mrs. Amy Radcr; Ralph Weiss of Newmanstown; Mrs. Earl Hernciser of Lincoln; Mrs. Nancy Hammer and sons, Brian and Steven; Mr. and Mrs. Cloyd Grove; Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Fillery and children, Brenda, David and Clarence Jr.; Mrs. Elsie Gelsinger; Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Engle and children, Donna, Barbara, Allan and Richard, all of Reinholds. Visitors this weekend at the home of Miss Assula Leibig included: Paul Martin of Hopeland; Miss Esther Bohney and Miss Ellen Martin, of Ephrata; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Behney of Womelsdorf; Mrs. Anna Ebcrly and daughters, Grace^and Esther; Mr. and Mrs. Paul Bcrgaman Sr.; Donna Hartranft and Mr«. Jeanie I credited with being the father of Kanlner. Trans W A 17% — VI Vn Carbide 104% Utd Airc 47V* — Utd Air L 37% — Utd Fruit 26V* — Uld Gas Imp 24V* — U S Rubber ., 45 U'S Smelt ..-........." 84 7 /m + 1 U S Steel 47 + Warn Br Pac 14'/« -f Westn Un 27Wi — V s West Air B '. 31 Wslg El 35V4 + Vt Wheel Stl ZBVt — % White Mot 29% + 1% Winn Dx ...' 29 Vi — <A Woolwrth 70M. + U Xerox Cp 223% -r 3 Ygstn S T 101 •' Zenith W Va P.It P 34% — tony National, World Problems } lague Business By SAM DAWSON AP Business News AiutyBi NEW YORK (AP) — Stalemate sychology is plaguing both the tock market and business plan- iers at midsummer. Too many roblems are at the maybe - yes, maybe-no stags today for eem- ort. In Moscow, mayb* the Russians are ready for first steps that could in time lead to lightening he armament cost burden for .axpayers, and mayb* they srs not. What that will or won't mean o many companies with defense contracts, present or prospective, Wall Street would like to know. The rail labor strife may be settled by the President's study panel or by the Congress, and naybe it can't be without at least he calling of a strike. And then maybe the rajls would be seized and maybe ttiey wouldn't. Shippers would like to mo,w, and so would businessmen worrying about inventories. Aad so would the truck and barge ines. 'Civil rights legislation^ may come to a climax soon or may e dragged out further. The un- ertaihty isn't good for business now. . The threat of increased racial strife in many parts of the nation could disrupt much business planning. The problem could last long after its day in Congress, Tax legislation is at the critical stage in Congress. How it may finally turn out and what it will do to business is a major uncertainty just now. A tax cut could spur business activity. Or, some say, it could merely lay the foundation for future inflation by increasing the federal .deficit. At 'the moment, the financial markets are sweating out,an expected rise in short-term interest rates. The Federal Reserve board may raise the ( discount rate soon, or it may hold off. If this charge to member banks for what they borrow—now 3 per cent—should rise, other short term interest costs would likely rise. The question then would be whether this would send long- term borrowing costs up, too, and if so, how soon. NJ Zinc 31Vi 62V« + Vt Phila. Market Plan Family Picnic At Myerstown VFW Meeting MYERSTOWN, July 17 — The Myerstown Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will hold its annual family picnic Au«. 18 at Smith's service station, located at the west end of the town, it was announced Tuesday night during a meeting at the post home. Commander George Hain reported that this will be the fourth annual post family picnic. A report on the stale VFW convention, held last week in Harrisburg, was made during the session by Hain and delegate Ralph DC rr. It was reported that the members of the VFW and members of the American Legion will play a Softball game Friday night, July 26, on the Little League diamond of the Legion field. The group donated $34 to the post - sponsored midget football team and it was reported that another $50 donation for the team was received from the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. The group also voted to give a donation for the Myerstown Community Picnic to be held at Hershey on Tuesday, Aug. 13. Nine members of the post attended the business meeting. PHILADELPHIA — (UPI) — Trading and supplies of most commodities were moderate on the Philadelphia Wholesale Food Center Market thi* morning according to th« Federal-State Market News Service. Best large tomatoei were higher; onions, best peaches and green onions were slightly hiffher. Blueberries, endive and parsley were slightly lower; beans and peppers were lower; cabbage and potatoes were barely steady and all other items remained about unchanged. Tomatoes: NJ Vi bu hampers large 4-B.50, mostly 5.50-6.00; medium 2.50-3.50, few best 4-4.50, rip* 1.50-2.00: Eastern Shore Virginia 12 qt bskts 18 to 20 Ibs large 2-3.50, few best 4-4.50. Onions: NJ 50 Ih sacks yellow medium 2.50-3.00, mostly 2.75. Corn: NJ crates 54-60 «an ordinary to fair 1-1.75, some best 2-2.25, crates 54 earn hydracooled 3-3.5*1, paper sacks 50-52 ears ordinary In fair 1-1.75, some best 2.00 few higher 2.50-2.75. Cucumbers: NJ hu ordinary to fair 2. 2.75, best 3.2.V3.50; pickled 3.25; Dela< ware best 3.00, poorer low as 2.25. Cabbage: N.J crates domestic round 11.25, few 1.50: red 2.50; savoy 2-2.25. Blueberries: NJ pints film-wrapped large .30-.35, few best .3B-.40 medium Three Killed In Crash On Turnpike Near Bedford BEDFORD; Pa. (AP)—TWO cars collided about two miles east of he Bedford Interchange on the D ennsylvania Turnpike Tuesday night, killing all three occupants of the autos. Pronounced dead at the scene, state police said, were James T. Thompson, 20, of Hollis, N. Y.; and Samuel L. Bensusen of Los Angeles. James C. Raby, 51, of York was dead on arrival at Bedford County Memorial Hospital. Officers said the out-of-stat« men were riding in a car that apparently crossed the medial strip,.returned to the proper lane, then crossed the strip again and smashed against an auto driven by Raby. NEW TALLEST TREE NEW YORK — Wi — The new tree champion of the nation stands in Humboldl County, Calif. American Forest Products Industries, a trade group, who said a 368-foot California redwood is believed to be the tallest in the United States. The former champ, Founders Tree, lost 17 feet in a storm a few years ago. Beans: bu bkLs NJ harvesters 4.00 fair 3.50: wax fair 3.50; cranberry type 4.50; Pa. Valentine* 3.75-4.00, poorer 33.25. Eggplant: NJ bu bkU hlghbusy 3.50, fair 3.00. Peppers: NJ bu Calif wonder type large 3.50-3.75; Halianelles and longhots 3.00; Ruby King 2.75. Lettuce: Iceberg NJ crates 18's .75 1.00, some 1.25; New York crates and cartons 18'» .75-1.25; 24's 1-1.15. few 2.00 poorer lower; Romaine NJ crates .75-1.25; Big Boston crates 24's host precooled 2.00 Peaches: NJ 'A bu bkts 2 in up Sun ris» Dixie Red 137's 3.25; Collins 3.50; M bu hampers Dixie Red 1.50-2.00; 1,17's 1.50: Sunrise 1.75-2.00, small 1.25. Apples: NJ I 1-8 bu Starrs 2Vi in up 2.50-2.75;' % bu Transparent 2V4 in. up 3.25. Potatoes: 50 Ib sacks NJ cobblers I 1.35; Delaware cobbler* 1-1.25;' Eastern Shore VVirfinia Pungoes 1.25-1.50. Beets: NJ per bunch .05-.06. Cherries: Pa. 11 qt bkts Montmnrency 3.25-3.50. Mushrooms: Pa. 4 qt bkls specials 1.15 1.75, fancy and extra fancy .90-1.35. LANCASTER MARKET LANCASTER, Pa. (UPD — Livestock CatUe: 350. Supply includes two loads slaughter steers bought to arrive, 1C per cent cows, the balance feeder steers Not enough sales slaughter steers offered to establish a market. Cows steady Feeder steers about steady. Cows cutte and utility 15.25-17. Canner and low cut ter 13.75-15.25. Feeder steers lot mostly good 775 Ibs. 23.50. Late Tuesday par load of good and choice 575 Ibs. and pa load 750 Ibs. 25.75. Calves: 75. Veateri steady. TradinK fairly active. Good and choice 25-30 Choice and prime 30-32. Standard 22-25 Utility 19-22. Some cull and utility unde 100 Ibs. 14-1R. Hogs: 125. Barrows and gilts steady U. S. 1-2, 190-230 !bs. barrows and gill 19.50-20. No. 1, few to 20.50. 1-3, 19.2519.75. Sheep: M. Market not established. USING BEN'S BROOMS NEW YORK — (ft— The. Broom Research Council estimates that more than 50 million corn brooms are sold each year or about one a household. Benjamin Franklin is the corn broom industry. Pere Wickes Compleies Course At Ft, Rucker Pere'C. Wickes, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Pere L. Wickes, Lebanon RD 5, a private in the Pennsylvania National Guard, has completed a five-weeks course in aircraft maintenance at Ft. Rucker, Ala. Wickes, who is regularly assigned to the 28th Aviation Company, 28th Infantry Division, was trained under the Reserve Forces Act. He is a 1960 graduate of Cornwall High School and attended Kulztovvn State College. CAR DAMAGED A car owned 'by Rita Santangelo was reportedly damaged by a hit and run motorist some time Tuesday while 1* was parked in front of her home at 514 N. Eighth Ave. Damage was estimated at $25. CAR MIRROR BROKEN OFF Joseph Gasta, 321 E. Weidman St., reported to city police Tuesday afternoon that the side-view mirror had been broken off his car while it was parked near his home. The incident happened sortie time between'-Monday night and Tuesday morning. U. S. TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON — (ffi — Th« U. S. Treasury balance is: $8,850,017,838.85. THIS IS THAT "WHICH WAS SPOKEN BY THE PROPHET JOEL" Acts 2, 16, 17, 18 HEAR FRANCIS RADFORD An outstanding Southern Evangelist; that is awakening and thrilling' thousands, with the message of Life and Light; Hope and- Faith, Joy and Peace. HEAR HER Tonight at 7:45; and all week at 7:45. In Canaan Campmeeting near Kleinfeltersvillt, Pa. v;