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, if* F FIf fjCATU I IV if Hm Mi I II NEARS Oclto wUh>hUBband Philippe Langlol* In Montreal " - ; » »', ^ Daily Herald ^^^^ . „_ »-.- . -- —i.-- --- - • ••—— —• •'—-•'—" " <• •—*TYRONE, PA,, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2,19S8 NUMBER 31,250 Annette Is kissed by husband Germain Allord in Montreal. QUINTUPLETS EXPECTING—Quintuplets Cecile. and Annette v are expecting babies, Cecile in September, Annette in Octo- b*r. Cecile's husband is assistant manager of a finance company. Annette's is a TV technician. All live' in Montreal, Que. 'Got/ War On Near Iceland REYKJAVIK, Iceland (UPD — Rival British and Icelandic board- Ing parties went aboard the British trawler Northern Foam today and-'a tense situation developed in the ','cod war" over Iceland's arbitrarily; imposed 12-mile limit. Icelandic \ coast guardsmen boarded the British fishing boat first under cover of a dense fog when* jthe. 'Nprtlicrn Foam moved to within nine miles of the Ice, coast. Iceland aays tho , limit h> 12 miles, Britain says it' is ,four. 'Thti«'British frigate Eastbourne immediately" steamed to 'the scene and., put;, another boarding party on the -Northern Foam. The Icelanders refused to get, off;-and* information received here said'''they demanded the British commander; produce direct orders from;..the Admiralty .that they leave—or 'that the British use force. ^The '..development- was reported • immediately to Premier Hermann Joiiasson. Commodore Barry. J. Anderson, .aboard the' Eastbourne, Is in complete thai-fee of the British operation 'in ' the disputed fishing grounds. He has four frigates under :. hi? command to protect what Britain .insists is' the right to fish '-,' XOontihueid on Page Two) Route 22 Project Said 'Progressing' Work'on the construction of Uie improved highway on route 22 between Water Street and Yellow Springs Is progressing, according to the • announcement nfade this morning by the district highway office at HolUdaysburg. The _ site b! located on the two reverse curves in the vicinity of Shaffersville. just a short distance west' oif Water Street and consists of approximately three miles of new construction work. The im(Continued on Page Two) Nature Offers Sharp Reminder For those who have forgotten what a Central Pennsylvania winter ' is like, a sharp reminder was offered 'by' nature during yesterday. bough, Minor Accident Within Boro, Four In County 'Four Accidents leaving three persons Injured was the extent of the traffic report of the State Police at Hollldaysburg as the final long holiday weekend of the year went Into the record books. ' The Hollldaysburg barracks, headquarters for a seven-county territory, reported no fatalities in its patrol area, which covers tho rural areas 'but excludes municipality and other c^mimunity streets. . Tyrone Borough had one 'minor collision when a youth on a bicycle was struck by an auto'and suffered abrasions of the left knee. Tho boy, Ronnie Stryker, 10, of 818 Park ave., was going west In 10th st. and, Police said, A, Angelo, 773 Washington ave., driving an auto east and attempting a loft turn, struck the bike, at 11:35 a.m. Sunday, Police said 'Dolores Arthurs, 3Sta Fifth ave., Altoona, escaped injury last night when her car struck a utility pole at, the Triangle, Bald Eagle, where Routes 220 and 360 meet. Police said the accident occurred during a heavy fog. Damage to the oar was set at ${>50. Yesterday aifteraoon, Just'north of Altoona In Route 220, police said cars drive by George Biokel, 68, of Tyrone RD 1, and Raymond Zinck, of Columbus, Ohio, collided. Damage was set at $175. •Paul Kane, 20, of 2814 Pine ave., Altoona, was admitted to Altoona Hospital early yesterday after ho was /thrown through.a windshlelc of a car driven by John L. Butter' 18, of 3U First ave,, Al- afternoon and night. The thermometer plummeted to the low 60s, but it was the contrast that chilled, for just the day before the mercury extended well iato the 80s. Today the state was blanketed with autumnal temperatures although it 1 was , sunny in Tyrone. Back To School For$ome6,000 Area Children Nearly 6,000 youngsters ranging in age from five to 18 formally end the summer vacation period today and tomorrow in Tyrone and Bellwood when they begin the 105859 school term. The public schools of Bellwood and Anitis Township, and the St. Matthew Parochial School in Tyrone began classes today. Tomorrow the some 3,100 Tyrone Area public school system pupils begin their 180-day term. Actually the first school to kick off Lhe fall term was St. Mat/thew school for elementary-age pupils of the Roman Catholic faith. There, approximately 200 youngsters attended the traditional morning ma.ss at the church, sung by the school choir, at 0 a.<m. today. The Bellwood-Antis system got underway at 1 p.m. today, when high school pupils reported to tho auditorium. At 1:45 p.m. the elementary scholars reported for a half-day session.' Tyrone Area public school children will return to their books and desks tomorrow. A.t Adams, Logan (Oonttoueti on Page Two) toona. Kane suffered cuts of tho head, iface and neck and 40 sutures were required-to close the wounds. , Butt&rbaugh lost control of, the car and It collided with a utility pole.. He was issued tickets foi reckless driving and driving with out an owner's card. Damage was set at $500. •Daniel Wilkinson, 17, of Roaring Spring, was admitted to Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring, at 1 a.m. on Sunday after the car in whlcl: he was a passenger went out of control and rolled over. He suffered a severe laceration of the right foot and of the right, antele. Driver of the car, Timothy L., Mjapes, 19 of Roaring Spring, escaped injury, The car was traveling at a high (Continued on Page Two) Route 220 Traffic Light Operative .The traffic light Installed late lust school term in Route 220 near the entrance to GraziervUle School will shift into schooltlme,operation tomorrow morning at 8 a.m. The light, which-durteg school vacation-had been blinking' amber, will now be operated to the following manner: It will be operated on green, rec and amber alternating colors from 8 a.m, to 8:45 a.m., from ll':50 a.m. to 1 p,m, and from 2:45 p.m. to 3:.1S P.W. on schools days. On weekends It will revert to blinking amlber. The light operates automatically In addition, Mrs. Viola Duey, school policewoman, will be on hand when children go to and from school. A stop light planned In Tyrone Borough at Washington ave. and (Continued on Page Two) Schools Report - No. 1 * U.S. Schools Try To Educate 45 Millions This Fall Term Editor's Noto: This Is the first of three s|MJclal reports on the problems faclflgr A m e r 1 c a's schools when they reopen for the fall term. By &OUIS CASSKLS Uoltcd Press Int«raaHon»l WASWNOTON UPI — Amer- schools aucT colleges will open their doors this month to nearly 46 million students — the largest nwnber that any nation has ever attempted to educate. The bells U>at summon one- quarter of the nation's total popu lation also will back "to (school the renewal ol a peremna) debate on the shortages and shortcomings In the U.S. education system. An urgent-new note was injected Into the debate last year—the "i>eephbeep" of Russia's Spumifc I- The fear of falling behind Russia in the"race for technological aU- nremacy prompted many Americans, including President Eisen- 10 pin an emergency lube! ' fur strengtiiened schools. Responding belatedly to a special message which the President submitted seven months ago, Con* gross enacted a $8187,400,009 measure which has been described as a "federal aid to education" bijj Actually, it provides federal funds for very limited sectors of education — loans to needy students who want to attend college, matching grants to states to buy science equipment an*} improve the, teaching of science, language*! and counselling services in high, school; fellowships for teachers taking postgraduate study to qualify for college faculty jobs. The most ardent supporters of this bill acknowledge that it will not solve all, or even most, of the fundamental proijjams confronting U.S. schools as they begin their new term. Here arc some (acts, figurvs and conflicting opinions about lh.e fuudameiual problems and what j# being done: OVERCROWDING .Lack of .space is the most iui- 1 medial* au4 obvious pruWvui (4 many school districts. Nationwide, more than 70,000 new classrooms have been built in the past year in on effort to relieve overcrowd* ing. But school enrollment con tinues to grow at a rate mora Own twice that of the general population- New schools ar« opened only to be swamped witto new students. U.8. Office of Umates that the claearoom shortage this fall will tot4l 133,800, wMfc 149 jm ta parents can look for a improvement in the overcrowding which last year had 800,000 students on double-shifts and nearly 7 million in classes of more &an 30 pupils each. But no major relief is in sight, President Elsenhower asked Congress three times — in 1956, 1856 and 1851 — to authorize a "muluwbiJlion dollar "emergency" program of federal aid for class- The proposal the school in- no action was Holiday Toll 404 On Highways frcftft The nation's traffic fatality pace i slackened in the waning hours ol Labor Day and safety officials said the final weekend holiday toll probaBly would be near its estimate of 420 killed da the high- NEW PASTOR The National safety Council estimated 30 million cars crowded the country's streets and highways Monday on the final day of the holiday week end. But despite the crush of home- wardibound traffic, the highway ton eased off as motorists apparently heeded warnings to slow uowa and live, A United Press International ount at » a.m., e.d.t., showed 404 persons killed in traffic accidents com -the start of the holiday at (1 p.m. local time Friday until Its lose at midnight Monday. The traffic toll boosted the overall holiday death total to 596, including 103 persons killed in plane rashes ana 76 deaa in miscellaneous accidents. • California had by far the largest raffle fatality count among states with 47. Texas counted 28 traffic deaths, Ohio and New York 24 oach, Uinots 22, Pennsylvania 20 and Wisconsin 19. By contrast, six states and the District of Columbia wound up tho holiday without a single traffic death. The perfect record states were Vermont, North and South Dakota, Washington, Wyoming and Rhodo Island. The holiday tratfific toll com- >ared with a, normal count, of 350 fatalities for a similar non-holiday period at this time; of year. The safety council, alarmed by 'sudden spur* in the WEll I SWAN DIVE—That's an auto top peeking but of that Miami, fla., swimming popL Broken line gives its routed With driver unwnsrious at the wheel, It bounced off anothei oar,, rolled down 1 a narrow motel walkway, itruck th«>eurb'ut' a swimming pool and dlv.ed right In- Tragic Weekend: On Roads, 31 SwimmingPool, Part Of Park Are Now Closed The Tyrone Water today announced that the popular Reservoir Park and equally-popular Community swimming pool are now formally closed for the season. The eastern or lowef part of tho park, however, including sections Nos. 1, 2 and 3, will be open as long as weather permits. The announcement said that no reservations will be accepted for any part of the park as of yesterday. Also, no formal dancing will be scheduled for the season. The park, It is believed, experienced the largest throngs of its long history. A similar record- breaking attendance is believed to have been attained at the nearby swimming pool. Literally thousands of persons Jammed the park during the summer. Average attendance at tho swimming pool may have been reduced due to cold and rainy weather experienced during the past three months. Official attendance figures have not been released. United Press International Despite the pfons of safety officials and the ^ffiotts of overworked police, Ppnnsylvaivla highway fatalities reached double figure-s during the last'lonfl holiday week e-nd of the suaruner. ' A United Press International survey showed that 20 persons died In tna*flc accidents from 0 p.m.' e.d.t. , Friday until midnight Monday. During the four-day La- Department bor Day holiday 14 other persons In the state .were killed.in miscellaneous accidents, Including four by drowning, for a total of 31 deaths, Only one traffic death occurred on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Elcyen persons met death In highway accidents in eastern section of the state, two in central and seven in Western PenneyIvonla. A .private piano crash In South Fayotto -Twp., Allegheny County, on Saturday claimed four lives. The occupants were on a pleasure flight when their Piper TrltPaocr crashed Into a wooded area and burst Into flames, Tho victims were identified as Eabert Kumpf, 35, Scott Twp,. owner and pilot Robert 8, Oar- vor, 23, Greentreo Richard Hospital Has Raker At Helm Tyrone Hospital today has Its first male administrator aqd third since the Institution opened for patients here four years ago. Robert T. Raker, 3f, of McCon- nelkyburg, af&umed bis duties yesterday, replacing Miss Stella Austin, who completed her one-year tenure. Today Miss Austin told the Dally Herald of her reluctance to leave Tyrone and thai she wished to "thank the people of Tyrone for Uio friendliness and generosity" shown to her during her term. Miss Austin will return this week to her home at Littleton. N.H., where she expects to assist in medical and hospital circles until next Spring when she plans a visit to Alaska. Austin replaced Mrs. Alma on Page Two) Fucha, 32, wife, Jane, of 26. Oarrick, and his Guards Win Central Penn Circuit Title construction. got eotangled wlfo tegration issue a taken. The President abandoned u Central Peon Circuit champions, replacing the Willtamsport Black Eagles. .;•-... The Guurds, crack drum »«4 bugle corps of Howard Gardner Past, No- 281, American Legion, scored a sparkling M.fl points to out second place Milton, which points. Third was Vern-AckMn Post of Verona wUli-7«.-4 points «nd lourUi was West Newton witj» Other fatalities: Warren: Del Dye, 29, Warren, was killed In one of the lost traffic fatalities of the week end when his auto crashed into a moving freight train at a crossing of tho Pennsylvania Railroad in Kunzua Twp., Warren County. Erics Jomea H. Smart, 64, Cleveland, died Monday at HamoU Hospital cxf injuries suffered tho previous night. Smart's car collided with another on U,8. 30 west <JT bore. Authorities ordered an autopsy since Smart's only apparent injuries .were g, broken kg and multiple contusions. Northhamptoni Two Northhampton. Pa,, youths were killed Monday when their auto struck a trco near their home. The two were identified as Joseph QroUor, Jr., and Joseph Doanitrovlts, both 10. Silver Spring; Albert Shaffner, 38, Mt. Joy, RQl, was burned to Monday night la 'a two- truck collision on the Carlisle Pike In Lancaster County, near here. Police said the victim's truck overturned and burst into flames, Port Royal: Harold Hoo.se, about 32, Troy, Bradford County, one df the top auto racing money- winners in the Junlata County area, was klllecj Sunday at the Port Royal Speedway. Authorities said his safety belt snapped when bis stock car went into a spin, and crashed. .. . B^tfejchem men. Wallace O. Oungor, 61, and K*rbl<J Burkfl,' ft were killed oe*r bore Sunday nigbt vbm A c»r crashed into them- Police said the victims, along with a companion, were trying to push Uicir stalled auto out a ditch on a, country road. OHilford: Mr. and Mrs. Omin. both 50, of drowned Monday In the Pelaware River . near Maumoras in Hike 70-S. WlUlamsDprl unit, woo the title in mi, was scheduled to compete but wired official* oj) Blood Program Aids Hospitals; Visit Thursday death rat* Sunday and early Mon- i day, said tho -drop in 5 traffic fa-i late Monday could result 1 Tho Rev. John T. Peace, Jr., 28, native of Blalrsville, today assumed the pastorate at the First Lutheran church, 13th St. and Logan ave. and will deliver his Initial sermon this Sunday. The minister, wlfe ! and two children, will reside at the adjacent church parsonage. Ho succeeds the Rev. Heri- ry G. Springer who is now lUTa York County charge. He comes, to the local church from St. Luke's cnurch In Pittsburgh. -i British Race Riots In 3rd Bloody Day LONDON UPl-Whlte zoot- a., iv 1 ° stlm *' te a 1 " 1 suiters battled Negro toughs ta substan-tally beow the 443 Labor the streets of London's "Harlem- early today on the third day of ine worst race rioting in the city's ndstory. At least 10 whites groes were injured Day holiday toll of last year, Hurricane Whips Cuban Province HAVANA, (UPD Cuba's worst hurricane in four years bore down on the central provincial capital of Gamagucy early today, leaving no at and vicinity residents .who will" Contribute to • the,. blood collecting program of the' Johnstown Region, American Red Cross here on Thursday will be giving the, vital fluid for use not hospitals, but in only In nearby three Veterans. considerable damage but known casualties in its- wake. (The b\g U.S. naval baso GutuitaiMwno was ono of tho points struck by tariffing wtodZ but underground f shelters and stormproof, buildings protected men and • equipment. Rear Adm. Rp-bert Bills reported (Monday night the fyg blow caused "no material damage" to the base. In Miami, lhe ; • OS. Weather Bureau said at 3 a_m. c .d,t tho storm was about 460 miles southeast .Of Miami, entering the Gulf of Guacanayebo: off the South- Central coast Of Cuba. It was moving westoiorthwest to , northwest at 16 to 18 miles per hour The U.8. Weather Bureau re- and 8 Nein frenzied brawling in the run-down Netting Hill district which went on until 4 a.m.,Ponce, derided as "nigger lovers"' by white rioters, arrested somo 40 persona. Tables at local police stations were piled high' with razors, sharpened bicycle chains and blackjacks—traditional weapons of gangland In a nation where firearms laws are severe and strictly enforced. The''rioting, fanned by •white re-> sentment ot°' the behavior of the growing Negro population of Notting Hill, started when gangs of teen-age "Teddy Boys"—zbot suit- ers—swarmed into the district from the waterfront slums to smash windows and maul Negro passersby. Administration Hospitals. It' was announced recently* that the Johnstown Region Is furnishing . ... ,._,,—.„ VA hospitals in Altoond, Butler and from 1U6 to 85'm.p.h. The highest lums, who showered the Lebanon. This meians,that annual- wind registered at Ouanitonamo ~""~ """"'"" ly, between 900 and 1,000 pints of was less than 70 m-p-h., below the Ported Monday night wind vecltoly wnere sonic 300 Negroes were be at the storm's "eye" had dropped sieged by hundreds of white hood' blood go to those Institutions, and therefore means additional quantity requirements for the Johnstown area, of which Tyrone Is a part. The Johnstown Region Blood Center is composed of chapters In 20 Western Pennsylvania courtUe*. Just recently the administrator reported tbo transfer of the Mineral bounty, W. Va. chapter from the Washington, D.C. region to Johnstown, effective July I. The program of this region is a major one, financially. Tho recent financial report showed total expenditures for the year of $168,860 as compared to $140,707 the previous year. Currently the operating fund is $33,000, . The bloodmobllo visits Tyrone on Thursday, and will be set up at tho First Evangelical United Brethren Church Sunday school room. Hth st, and Pennsylvania ave., from noon until 6 p.m. The usual 126-pint quota will prevail for the visit, but officials urge (Oonttnued on Pago Two) 7&-mdle minimum that storm a hurricane. makes a India Census Will Be Man-Sized Job NEW DELHI V India (UPD _ India, second only to Communist China in population, is appointing census officials for the staggering task of a census count In 1061. The last count taken In 1051 reported 356,820,486 persons in India. Officials expect the population will bo over 400,000,000 by 1061. ARREST SUSPECTED SPY BONN, Germany (UPD— A female secretary employed by the West German Ministry of Defense has been arrested on suspicion of espionage, a, military spokesman said today. The woman wag not identified. Delay Central Opening: Faubus Handed Setback By JACK V. FOX United Fresc International The Little Hock School Board handed Oov. Orva! I"aUbus a setback today and gave this city a two-week "'breather" in its Negro integration crisis at Central High School. . >. The board voted 5-1 Monday night to delay Central's opening until Sept. 15 lest it jeopardU* its plea to to hold the U.S. Supreme Court up integration here will ito County. The couple wore in a boat The «ctlon passed to Virginia the first test of whether " be integration violence schools open next Monday. A federal judge in Alexandria hears arguments today on th« pica of 30 Nogro children for *n j order admitting tiwm to several William! previously aiUwbit* scjiools ift Arlington. Hagerty Angry Fuubiw laughed Monday when "You wouldn't print the comment I feel like giving." "They bato very badly io ge4 caught," Faubus said when told of Hagttrty's answer. "I wonder U Congressmen Brooks Hays (D-Ark.) has sai4 anything yet. They made Brooks Hays promise to protect them." Hays was the mediator in Faubus' meeting wiUj. President Eisenhower at Newport last year. Faubus blasttd the Liule Rock board for the delay. Faubus and many oittzens here wanted flKhin| when Otnlu stood up cast a line, causing the crufl cawi«e, Npttbor could swim. Mrs. to to SmulowHz, 44. of Binghamton. told of a/ sharp answer by Wfcite pwroto'y J^nies £?, to the governor^ meat Sunday that the White required him to say in 1957 thai to start Cenu»l Hi«b without Negroes on Sept. ft. Act* In "Oowt F«lth" "They (the board) aover have displayed any real inciinaUon to listen to Uw will of the people of th0 school dtetrict, or any reasoning," he said. The gov«fri»r was asked whether Ue thought Hie delay would cause any trouble or violence in UiUe Rock. He said he didn't but- would keep » "close ou the stvu*Ww. School Sup*. VU«ll T. Sftossom, a bitter opponent of Faubus, said with bricks, botUes and buildings "Molotov WEATHER integration is the law of the land.'he did not anticipate any violence Asked about the statement, Hag-i again-a himself or meuibers. of ,*.' The Negroes fought toack, hurj- Ing bricks and bottles from houses where they had barricaded then\;. selves. A major battle developed around two adjoining houses in one street cock-tall" incendiaries. "We'll fix you niggers!" lite white rioters screamed, but dg- spito their best efforts they were una,ble to set the buildings on fire. Police forced their way into liw buildings about midnight and took away many of the Negroes. In a similar Incident, a grojj® of Negroes barricaded In a bouse were booked "for Inciting violence" when they started shouting insults at the mob and police found they were armed w 1 1 b cleavers. Adults Involved Although .the white "troops" were teen-agers, there were some indications that adults, cruising the area, in automobiles, were (Continued on Page Two) . United Press International ",..' Western Pennsylvania: Mostly sunny and cool today. High 65-t?, Cloudy and warmer tonight ajjii Wednesday with scattered showers and Uwndershowers, Low touigjit 48-67. High Wednesday 76-83, * North and South Central Pennsylvania—Variable cloudiness and ' cool today with high 64 to 68. Fair and quite cool tonight with low 48 to 53. Wednesday mostly cloudy and warmer with scattered showers and thunderstorms. High, Wednesday 74 to 7$, J^