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Page 10 THE PALM BEACH POST, Monday, March 28, 1955 Young Mother, Black Market Baby Reunited ttdV ? Uly' Mfrch Z7I ORANGEBURG. S. C. March 27,the U. S. Coast Guard Bent In ?oum? rnother, Just re- (UP) Two Air Force helicopters 'boats for a surface check to make united with her baby after a furor worked all Saturday night In freez-jsure. oyer an alleged baby adoption mg weather rescuing 93 men, The 'copter lift was declared black market at this former sin women and children stranded on finished at 7:15 a.m. (EST). Au-town, today made happy plans for isian(is amj i0? jams jn Lake thorities said no one was known birthday celebration. (Marion by a sudden wind storm. I missing then but several cars on Four -year -old Wendell Barnes A daylight 'copter survey of the shore remained unclaimed, was returned in surprise moves 40-mile-long lake indicated all the The helicopters worked in relays Saturday to Mrs. Frank Schu- fishing parties were ashore but to bring the shivering victims from Copters Rescue 93 Stranded By Winds Plot Revised macher of Ansonia, Conn., after the Alabama Supreme Court In two decisions denounced the adoption. Mrs. Schumacher saw the child for the first time since it was I KAHAmn placed with foster parents immed-I If L.U DUffCffG lately after she gave it birth as an unwed mother on April 6, 1951. NEW YORK, March 27 (UP) Mrs. Schumacher, then Barbara, The plot of the opera "La Boheme" Jean Griggs, a girl of 17, signed. went through a few Impromptu papers releasing the child to Mr. and Mrs. Earl Barnes, a middle-aged couple. The mother later claimed she did not know what she was doing. dozens of tiny Islands, stumps and clusters of fallen logs, - guided by bonfires the maroouers built to keep warm. The 'copters brought In entire families, some forced to use rope ladders to clamber aboard, and dropped blankets for other groups who waved the rescuers away and later made shore in their own boats. revisions at the New York City Center today. The tenor playing the leading role wound up being held up by the soprano, who in the opera is The Barnes gave the boy bis'dying of consumption. name. State Atty. Gen. John Patterson, son of a slain crusader whose death launched a cleanup of vice and corruption, charged investigations showed evidence of a widespread "traffic in human life here This strange turn of events oc curred as the result of a mishap in the first act. Tenor Rudolf Petrak threw himself so enthusiastically into is part that he fell off a chair and onto his back. He got up with the Mrs. Schumacher's efforts to re-laid of baritone Richard Torei. gain custody-of the child resulted petrak managed to get through in rebukes against a number of. the next act although he was in former local officials Involved in the case. Mrs. Seth Floyd, who once testified she had "placed so many babies she couldn't tell how many," Friday was fined $50 each on three counts of using illegal adoption procedure. Mr. and Mrs. Barnes had fought for custody but suddenly gave up the child two days before they were scheduled to be served with court orders resulting from the latest Supreme Court ruling. Mrs. Schumacher went to the Barnes home to get the child, took it to the home of a aunt, and tucked him in bed there. Today she got her first chance to get to know her son. "I haven't taken my eyes off him all day," she said wistfully. "He's been talking about his 'mama and daddy' (the Barnes), but he kind of looks at me every once in a while. I don't know just what's going on inside his head." Mrs. Schumacher had nothing but praise for the Barnes' kindness in spite of a bitter court fight in which, state investigators said, the mother apparently was "framed" on a morals charge by since-ousted local officials. "They (the Barnes) were wonderful to me," she said. "They asked me to write them about Wendell and send them pictures every now and then." Schumacher, a Navy man, is now at sea and will not see his stepson until he arrives home several days from now. The mother said she will have fully-made plans for the child s birthday then. The Schumachers also have a 15' months-old daughter. pain. In the third act, the 190- pound singer collapsed Into the arms of 100-pound Negro soprano Adele Addison, who .was making her operatic debut as Mimi. Miss Addison held up Petrak until the curtain came down. The fourth act was delayed 10 minutes while a doctor gave him something to relieve his pain. Mimi then went on "Stage and died right on schedule. Deaths And Funerals LEROY W. EKVALL. Funeral services for Mr. Ekvall, 65 former long time Rockford. ,111., knitting firm supervision clerk and a Lake Worth resident since 1943, who died Saturday, will be held at 2 pm Tuesday at the E. Earl Smith and bon uiapei. A Lake Worth American Legion Post member. Mr. Ekvall died Saturday in a Miami hospital after a long illness. He was a Rockford. 111., Trinity Lutheran Church member. Survivors include the wife, Mrs. Minnie Marie Ekvall, and two brothers, Rudolph A. and Ralph H. Ekvall, all of Lake Worth; also a sister, Mrs. Fred Leach, Rockford. 111. Friends may call from 7 to 9 pm this evening at the E. Earl Smith and Son Chapel Oldest Triplets Mark Birthday MARLBORO, Mass., March 27 (UP) The nation's oldest living triplets, Faith, Hope and Charity, celebrated their 87th birthday today. The whole town turned out to honor the silver-haired ladies who last year received congratulatory messages from President Eisenhower and Francis Cardinal Spell- mn of New York. All three are widows, the daughters of Daniel and Ellen Coughlin, who came to this country from County Cork, Ireland. Charity said that this year, she and her sisters had planned to stay home and celebrate quietly. "But everyone's been so nice that we decided we should go," she said. But first they had to open birthday cards and there were hundreds from all over the country. The triplets were born In 1868 three years after the end of the Civil War. One of their happiest recollections is the days spent watching barn minstrel shows produced by a childhood friend named George M. Cohan. "We're still very active for old ladies," Hope said. "We do a lot of entertaining and we like to watch television. Our favorite is the Range Rider. He has plenty of get-up-and-go." Florida Highway Patrol Is Busy TALLAHASSEE The Florida Highway Patrol reported Sunday that troopers arrested 4,330 persons last month in an effort to enforce state traffic safety laws. investigated 1,364 wrecks in which 712 persons were injured, 39 of tnem fatally. The number of arrests and wrecks both showed a marked increase; the number of deaths de creased by 13 percent for the same montn a year ago. Through February, second month of the year, the total death toll was down 18 percent compared wan January-f ebruary of 1954; wrecks were up five percent, while arrests ran 23 percent ahead for tne same two month period. Troopers wrote 28 percent more warnings last month than hi the month one year ago, but they handed out six percent less notices on faulty equipment. In other actions' of the month. state troopers: Gave 155 safety talks, 363 radio talks and showed 96 safety film; increases in the first two activities, but a decrease in the third. Worked 57.555 hours and rode 738,621 miles, increases in each instance over February 1954. urivers license division gave 25.533 exams, 12,388 passed and 13,145 failed. In each instance the activity was an increase from 17 to 30 percent over a comparable perioa last year. -je ( WW l Vl I i I it , , V. j .; i, 'j 5 , - AHEPA Building Bonds Are Burned (ContJnnrd from Page One Atomic Missiles The Vinegar Tree To Open Tonight Paul Osborne's production of 'The Vinegar Tree," starring Shirley Booth, Academy Award winner, will open at the Palm Beach Playhouse on Cocoanut Row tonight at 8:40 for a week's engagement. The production Is directed by Paul Crabtree, with stage design by Paul Bertelsen. Shirley Booth will play the role of Laura Merrick, a cheerful but hopelessly confused character. Reservations can be made by telephoning the box ottice, 3-6484, from 10 am to 9 pm. Fidelia Rebekah Lodge Past Nobles Honored MOORE HAVEN Past noble grands of Fidelia Rebekah Lodse were honored at the lodge's candlelight service recently, when a poem depicting the lives of each past noble grand was read. They were each presented with a dook ana corsage in pink and green, the lodge colors. Present were: Esther Klutts, Emma Swin-dall, Elsie Jordan, Inez Howdeshell, Amy Lundy, Myrtle Stalls, Fay Atwell and Nell Ahem. Mrs. Julia Lee, Clewiston, was Initiated. The annual sessions will be held In Leesburg, April. 17-22. Refreshments were served by Evelyn Davis and Elsie Futch. , lating that at least two of the seven nuclear blasts thus far in tho 1QM cprlne havo hppn nmtntvnp Following the funeral here Tues-Ln rnin wflrfioaHc fnr mice tine nnrl day, further graveside services will: that the first stratosphere test of be conducted in Rockford. Mrs. Swint Honored JUPITER Mrs. Roger Swint was honored on Saturday night when friends gathered at the Swint home on N. River Rd. for a sur prise birthday party and also honored Robert MacQueen's birth day. Hostesses were Mrs. MacQueen and Mrs. Ransom F. Gladwin, Sr. Parlor games were played. Others present: Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stalls, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Weeks and their house-guests, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Arndt; Mrs. Tress Al- brecht and guests, Mr. and Mrs. James Heffron, Mrs. Edna Rich ardson, Miss Mildred Swint and Mr. Gladwin. WILLIAM GLOWTII. Mr. Glowth, 39, a East Northport, NY, landscape contractor who came to West Palm Beach two years ago, died Sunday morning in a local hospital. Survivors include the wife, Mrs. Georgetta Glowth, a daughter, Mrs. Georgetta Flora, and a son, Fred erick Ulowtn, all ot west "aim Beach; also the mother, Mrs. Katherine Glowth, two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Abruzzeso and Mrs. Louise Voss, and two daughters, Frederick and Oscar Glowth, all of East Northport, NY. Arrangements will be announced later by Mizell-Simon-Faville Hi biscus Chapel. HERMAN PAUL ARNDT, JR. Mr. Arndt, 64, retired Schenectady, NY, General Electric machinist liv ing for the past 10 years in the Lantana area, died in a local hos pital Sunday afternoon following a heart attack. Mr. Arndt was a Scotia, NY, Ma sonic Lodge member, also belong ing to Boer Lodge, IOOF, and Re bekah Lodge 176, both in Schenec tady. Survivors include the wife, Mrs. Emma M. Arndt, and a son, Her man Arndt, both of Lantana brother, William A. Arndt, Sara toga, NY; also two sisters, Mrs. Bertha Martratt and Mrs. Selma O'Connell, both of Schenectady. Arrangements will be announced later by MacRae Chapel. JOSEPH ARTHUR CURLEY. Funeral services for Mr. Curley, 56, retired Lake Worth jewelry manufacturer who died here Friday, will be held later this week at Tar Sta tion, Pa. Local friends may call from 6 to 9 pm this evening at Mizell-Simon-Faville Hibiscus Chapel. Johnnie Carried Safely To Plane SYDNEY, Australia, March 27, (&) Eight policemen had to carry singer Johnnie Ray to his plane today to protect him from screaming, semi - hysterical crowds of teenagers bidding him farewell. More than 500 fans, many of whom had waited since noon, mobbed him as he reached the airport at 8:30 pm for the flight to the United States. Police picked him up and carried him through the shrieking crowd. When Ray left the airport building an hour later to board his plane, police again had to carry him as the frenzied teenagers tried to break through to touch him. The Sydney Sunady newspaper Truth Quoted Ray as saying, "I belong here and will be back as soon as I can. I'm going to retire from stage life very soon sooner than anyone expects. I want to get married and settle down and have a family. I'm definitely a family man. It is quite possible I'll be back to live here." DAN PARKER. Funeral services for Dan Parker, 73, Seminole Indian who died Wednesday, will be held at 2 pm todav at the Danin Baptist Church. Burial will be on the Dania Seminole Indian Reserv ation. ROBERT ZABRISKIE TIMS. Fu neral services for Mr. Tims. 31, draftsman for a local architect firm who died Saturday, will be held at 5 pm Tuesday at Vogel inapei witn a cnrlstian Science reader officiating. Cremation will tonow in Miami. Survivors include the wife. Mrs Betty J. Tims, city; the mother. Mrs. Elsie Tims, Lake Worth; and a sister, Mrs. Edward Bierce, Bethlehem, Conn. GEORGE HALLADAY KEYES. Funeral services for Mr. Keves. 83, of Delray Beach, former top Hercules Powder Co. executive who died Friday, will be held at 2 pm today at Scobee Funeral Chapel witn ueiray Beach St. Paul's EDis- copal Church pastor, Father Mar- land w. Zimmerman officiating Burial will be at Hillcrest. GEORGE EDWARD ANDERSON. Services for Mr. Anderson. 61. of 7103 S. Flagler Dr., a former New Yorker and resident here for 30 years, will be held at 4 pm today at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit, with the Rev. Knox Brumby, vicar, officiating. Burial will be at Hillcrest Cemetery. Mr. Anderson, who owned a S. Olive Ave. hardware store, died Friday afternoon in a local hospital. RICHARD EUGENE FREDERICK. Funeral services for Richard Frederick, 10, son of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Frederick of Green-acres who died Friday, will be held at 1 pm today at Greenacres Baptist Church with pastor, the Rev. Glen N. Ross officiating. a nuclear air-to-air missile for use against invading bomber fleets will be held before the series ends next month. Today's joint announcement said "certain tests during the current series at the Nevada test site are of a nuclear device designed to augment our air defense system." "One (of the devices) will be detonated at a point many thousands of feet above the ground," the announcement said. Last Friday, the AEC and the Defense Department for the first time fired a non-nuclear high-ex plosive shot in a full-scale test. An Air Force B36 flying six miles above the Nevada range fired the missile . into a pattern of eight representmg a fleet of "enemy bombers. ' United Press repotted this was a "calibration snot preparatory to a full-scale firing of a high- altitude, nuclear-tipped air-to-air missile. "The purpose of the test," said the announcement, "will be to supplement the data needed by the Continental Air Defense Command . . .regarding the effects of atomic explosions at high altitudes. "Because of their great power atomic air defense weapons will greatly increase our ability to repel any enemy air attack "The employment of such weap ons for air defense purposes will enhance the effectiveness of Inter ceptor aircraft squadrons and ground-based air defense units in stopping enemy bombers short of our cities ana otner strategic targets." "Although such ax- weapon ex ploded at these (high) altitudes can destroy aircraft within a considerable distance from the point of burst," it said, "no damage or injury from blast, heat, or nuclear radiation is anticipated to property or individuals from this test (the scheduled high altitude experiment). , ." The third detonation of the series, fired March 1, also was a tower shot but believed to be an other model missile warhead because of the significant participation In that test of six F84F Thunderstreaks, the super-sonic jet fighter-bomber officially declared capable of carrying atomic weapons. Anthony Papagenreiou. 122 Peru- vian Ave., Palm Beach, bid $200 last night for the privilege of burning the final building bonds of Chapter 18. Order of AHEPA. as local dignitarieas looked on. The ceremonies marked the end of $6,000 indebtedness on the chap ter Duiiaing ana tne 134th anni versary of Greek independence. Guest speaker State Attv. Phil O'Connell, County Solicitor T. Harold Williams and Police Chief Robert W. Milburn. pointed to the tact tnat tiie Greeks and Ameri cans have always fought together in wars and showed similar histories in fighting for their independ ence. It also was pointed out that Greece now is in alliance with Turkey in a bulwark against communism. President Alexander Stavrou introduced a member of the Greek press from New York. T. Malan- ouris. The choir of St. Catherine's Church, which occupies the front portion of the joint building, sang me ivauonai Aninem ana a dozen school children sang revolutionary war songs. finrHnn Pnttpr Phnfn iuk viciOKl Jaycee President Jack Horner is practicing riding in his wheelbarrow so ne u De reany ior presidents or otner clubs to push him down Clematis St. when returns show a greater percentage of Jaycees voted next Tuesday than members of other clubs. Also helping to draw attention to the city election are, from left to right, Miss Sigrid Nichols, Miss Mary Anne O'Donnell, Mis Violet Hecinoivich, Get-Out-the-Vote Chairman Dale Blocher, Billy the Goat (which the Jaycees don't want you to be) and Jack Thomas. interpreting The JSews Kremlin Seeks New Ways To Block Rearming By JOSEPH E. DYNAN PARIS. (P) The Kremlin, re conciled at last to ratification of the Paris accords for West German rearmament, is already thinking of new ways to block Western Eu ropean Union. French official sources, studying the latest Soviet note to Austria, interpreted it as a roundabout approach to a big four-power con- Elementary Pupils Will See Circus The circus comes to town today, and all kids from the sixth grade and under from 22 local elementary schools will see it free, according to Shrine President Roy The three-day stand of the '"'","'5 V?- .7 iiT . ? ference on German issues. The note invited Austrian Chancellor Julius Raab to Moscow to discuss details of the long-delayed state treaty for Austria which would end the Allied occupation there. Other sources said a new German conference, coupled with an Austrian settlement on the basis of neutralization, would give the Russians an opportunity to play upon German dreams of reunification in an effort to keep the Paris pacts from being put into effect. The theaties permit ,the Bonn government to rearm within the framework of a seven-power Western European Union (WEU). The Soviet government has , asserted that a Big Four meeting to reunify Germany would be "useless" and impossible once the accords have been ratified. French sources, citing the link that has always existed in Soviet Such a clause In a German settlement would, in effect, nullify West Germany's membership in WEU and in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). A proposal to neutralize Germany could find much support, too. in France where many politicians have voted for WEU only with heavy misgivings and only to preserve Western Allied solidarity. Latin Murder Trial Recesses (Continued from Page On) CD Pilot Units CD; Fire Chief J. H. Witherspoon, Alvin P. Chaoley, Rudy Sobering, members of West Palm Beach CD, and Martin A. Manley, Leonard V. Fairman. Oscar L. Hornsbv, Earl Martin. Clifford Lissenden "and R. Mitchell Bishop Jr., all West Palm Beach Civil Defense Training Staff members. The overall "Home Defense Action Program" will be patterned on a door-to-door, down-to-earth approach, aimed at interesting people in their survival. It will utilize home leadership on the local neighborhood level and is intended to strengthen the abilities of the neignbornooa to survive a major aisaster. in this respect the pro gram win De an important element in safeguarding our most precious possession, our men. women and children," Director Milburn said. Starting today, two of the 14 civil defense control unit areas of the city will be activated as "pilot units, in oraer to gain practical experience prior to organization of all 14 districts. The areas chosen are District 1 "59th St. to 40th St., east of FEC Railroad and District 10 "Belvedere Rd. to Southern Blvd., west of Georgia Ave." North end operations will be conducted by Mrs. Martha Pace, zone chief, with Mr. and Mrs. Walter H. Erickson as coordinators. In the south district, Pierre A. Larmoyeaux. CD zone chief and coordinators Searle C. (Jack) Suplee Sr., and George K. Mc- Michael will be in charge. Coordinating the two unit pro grams will be Martin A. Manley and Mrs. J. R. Sutcliffe as associate chief wardens. - City CD headquarters are loca ted in Flagler park, where volun teer registration and enrollment for training may now be made. Information can be secured by phoning 3-8516. Cristiani-Bailey Bros. Circus, with shows at 2:15 and 8 pm today through Wednesday, is sponsored by the West Palm Beach Shrine Club, but the local merchants are responsible for the kids' free tickets, Forbes said. Special arrangements are being made for 70 students and teachers from Royal Palm school for Exceptional Children to attend the opening matinee today, according to J. C. Pridham, Shrine general welfare chairman. He urged all committee members and any visiting out-of-town Shriners who are interested to meet at the school, 900 Fern St., at 1 pm. They will help Transportation Chairman Cecil Vaughn assemble the party for the trip to the Speedway grounds on Southern Blvd., eight miles west of town Forbes said that Northboro, Northmore, Lake Park and Riviera Elementary School pupils will see the circus Monday; Palmetto Belvedere, Southboro and Military Trail pupils are slated to see it Tuesday; and Centralboro, West Gate and South Olive pupils will see it Wednesday. Other elementary schools which are slated to see the circus during the three-day period are Palm Beach, St. Ann's, St. Juliana, three Lake Worth schools, two Negro schools in Riviera Beach and two Negro schools in West Palm Beach. German treaties, called attention to the phrase in the Soviet note which agreed to have the Austrian treaty examined in a four-power conference, separately from the German problem. French sources .said this seemed to leave the way open for an eventual four-power meeting on the German problem, too. An agreement between the four powers on the Austrian treaty could constitute "a new situation" for the Soviets which would permit them to join a new discussion of East-West differences. The Russians presumably would cite the Austrian agreement as a precedent for Germany, particular ly since the Austrian government has pledged not to enter any mili tary alliance nor to permit foreign military bases on its territory. The Soviets could be expected to press for a similar neutraliza tion of Germany as their price for consenting to the reunification of West and East Germany. Unity has such an appeal tp Germans that such an offer would create grave problems for Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's government. Medical Group To Meet LANTANA The Tuberculosis Hospital here will play host to the Palm Beach County Medical So ciety today at its monthly meeting, according to Dr. W. F. Ande, the society reporter, who said staff presentation of cases and discussion of TB and other chest ailments will be held. He added that the society usually visits the hospital about once a year. WOMAN'S RING LOST Loss of a woman's ring set with six blue sapphires and 100 small diamonds, valued at $750, was reported to Palm Beach Police shortly after noon Saturday. The own-, er of the ring was not identified, but the report was received from Paul Kremens, of 301 Seminole Ave., police said. Fish Fry Continues Despite Fire Alarm JUPITER During the fish fry which the Jupiter Volunteer Fire Dept. gave at its hew hall Friday, the fire alarm sounded and the entire crew left while fish, potatoes and hush puppies were cooking. The men extinguished a fire west of Jupiter near several homes on Indiantown Rd. Others took over the job of cooking when the fire men left. Wives of the firemen helped serve the meal. The depart ment also extinguished three fires on old Hwy. A1A, across from Bozeman's Service Station, on In diantown Rd., and near the Lain- hart and Potter Lumber yard. PANAMA CITY. March 27 (UP) The murder trial of ex-President Jose R. Guizado recessed today because of the sudden illness of a defense attorney. Felipe J. Escobar, who was to have completed his closing state ment in Guizado s behalf today was taken to a hospital at 3 a.m for treatment of an undisclosed ail ment. He is expected to be able to appear tomorrow. Sources in the National Assem bly, which is trying Guizado on charges of complicity in the assassination of President Jose A. Re- mon, said a verdict probably will be reached tomorrow if Escobar returns to the trial. If the ex-President is found guil ty, the Assembly will have to de cide on a sentence a process that may prolong the trial for another day. The prosecution has demanded that Guizado be sent td prison for 35 years the maximum penalty possible under existing Panaman ian law. UAW Will Seek Increased Dues To Build Fund CLEVELAND, Ohio, March 27 (UP) Delegates to the 15th annual constitutional convention of the CIO United Auto Workers' Union will be asked tomorrow to approve temporary 200 per cent dues increase to build up a strike fund of 25 million dollars. Indications are the 3,000 dele gates will agree to boost the present $2.50 monthly dues to J7.50. I he plan, as outlined in the report of secretary-treasurer Emll Mazey, will make the increase automatic and continuous until the strike fund reaches the required figure. The extra assessment then will stop until the fund drops to is million dollars, when it will pick up once more. The delegates, representing about 1,300,000 members in 1,203 locals, will hear a hint that the quest for a guaranteed annual wage will not be a smooth one. The GAW is the central point in this year's pro gram of collective bargaining for the UAW. "We believe that we must raise additional strike funds in order to minimize possible sacrifice on the part of our members who may be engaged in economic struggles to obtain our guaranteed annual wage program and other economic and contractual objectives of our ' union," Mazey said in his report. The convention in its opening session today heard Walter Reu-ther, UAW and CIO president, predict recession in the automobile industry at the end of 1955. "Everything points to mass layoffs and mass hardships in the second half of the year," Reuther said. He said manufacturers bunched their production in the first part of the year, then turned unemployed workers "into the streets to fend for themselves." The red-haired union leader said the GAW was "designed to end, once and for all, the immoral double standard under which the worker, of all those who draw their incomes from industry, has the least protection against econ. omic adversity." We hold that the worker who invests his life in industry has at least as much claim to such pro tection as bondholders and stockholders who invest only money," he said. Continued from Pare One) Fire Destroys aground on Firemen Net $1,500 The Southwest Volunteer Firemen's Assn. has upped its collection to an estimated $1,500, according to Chief J. M. Dixon, with about $400 taken in Sunday, the third drive day of the month-long campaign. Dixon said the group would com plete the drive next Sunday. The group serves the area between Sou'cn Canal and Wallaee Rd., and from Jog Rd. on the west to the western city limits of west Palm Beach. BASES STILL NEEDED SAN JUAN, P. R., March 27 (UP) Navy Secretary Charles S. Thomas said today nuclear weapons have not diminished the importance of Caribbean naval bases. Thomas told a news conference that American bases in the Caribbean "are more important" now because in any atomic war they would be necessary to keep up the Navy's communications with U. S. allies. - i -... , "laws ' 1 "J Burial will be In Memory Garden Cemetery. Pallbearers named Include George McClelland, Jr., Lee John Pennington, Bennle Grantham and Richard Kuney. Friends may call at the Green- acres Baptist Church from 10 am on until the service time, MacRae Funeral Home officials have announced. it- piijlf . 1 . J C 4 . ,V V ft' ' K "1 Jupiter Notes . . . JUPITER Mrs. W. W. Breece, Ceredo, WVa, is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. Pennock at their home on the Loxahatchee River. Lt. Alvin Schreiber this week flew from the Parks Air Force Base, Oakland, Calif., to Japan. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Cripe moved from the Haymond Trailer Park to their lot on the south side of Baptist Church Road. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Spowart are staying at the Trailer Park at Suni-Sands. They plan on making their home here. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Weeks had as house guests, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Arndt, East Orange, NJ, at their home on the Loxahatchee River, and on Point Rd., .also Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Albert of Mamaro-neck. NY. Mrs. Ted Ledford entertained with a surprise birthday dinner, at her Dome on Loxahatchee Dr., hon oring Mr. Ledford. Guests included Mrs. J. R. Floyd, Mrs. Alvin Schreiber and daughter Carol; Jeanne, Judith and Joyce Ledford. Suicide Foiled THE ORTANS Recent importations from Europe who will perform at the Shrine-sponsored Bailey Bros.-Cristiani Combined Circus today through Wednesday are the Ortans, experts at balance and gymnastics. Also appearing in the circus, with performances at 2:15 and 8 pm each day at the palm Beach Speedway, eight miles west of the city on Southern Blvd., is Rhanda Keo, subjugator of wild beasts direct from the South African VeldU A man who was attempting to commit suicide in a parked car on &. uixie Hwy near Jessamine St. at about 10:05 last night was foiled by Deputy Constable Grafton Gray, who happened to drive by, Gray said as he drove past he noticed a hose running from the auto s exhaust pipe into a window. The deputy placed the man in his car and drove him to county jail, where he was placed under protective custody, sheriff's deputies said. Cuba Bans Chinese HAVANA, March 27 (UP) The Ministry of State announced today that no Chinese will be allowed to enter Cuba for an indefinite period, apparently because of belief that militant Communists ' from China are infiltrating this country. deliberately ran her the canal's west side. Meanwhile, a Boca Raton plum ber and outboard motor enthusiast out cruising the waterway, Eric Kohtz, Jr., noticing the cratt s be ing beached, swung over to take off those aboard and land them a short distance down on the canal bank. In Boca Raton, Patrolman Paul Sellers, seeing smoke arising from the nearly inaccessible section of waterway, reported the smoke by radio. A short time later he got near to the scene, actually located two or two and a half miles above the Palmetto Park bridge Sellers' summons brought Boca Raton Fire Chief John Loughery aboard a Boca Raton fire truck with firemen Andy Andrews Arthur Rudford and Erskine Parks Due to the heavy brush, the fire men were unable to get the truck all the way to the site of the burn ing yacht, but took steps to control any woods fires on the canal banKs Meanwhile, the Coast Guard Life Boat Station at Riviera Beach had been informed of the blaze Acting ofiicer in charge, John Hall, knowing the time which it would take to get to the yacht, alerted the Delray Beach and Boynton Beach yacht owners so aid might be available prior to the Coast Guard arrival on the scene Coast Guardsmen William Rob inson, Donald Byrd and Donald Hall preceded to the site, Fire control on the burning yacht, Coast Guard spokesmen said, was limited to letting the fuel oil escape and burn at the vessel rather than spread blazing up and down the canal. Later, law en forcement officers said efforts to overturn the vessel's burned-down hulk failed. The baron, his wife and trio of- small children were fixed up with clothes for an overnight stay at a nearby motel where two apartments were taken for the night. Officials said the baron had some insurance on the craft, an estimated $20,000 worth, which officials said would not cover the damage, since the boat is a total loss. At the scene following the fire the baron was overheard bemoan ing the loss of a hunting gun aboard the craft. Later officers said the former Quebec farm owner, who sold a 685-acre plot to purchase the yacht, admitted anxious ly he had been using the barrel of the weapon as a bank. It was stuffed, he inferred, with $100 bills. Officers said divers were scheduled to comb the canal bottom at the point of beaching to try and recover anything of value which might remain. Resort Police HaveCarWoes Palm each police had automobile troubles over the weekend, highlighted by an incident in which two drivers got mixed up and took each other's autos at about 11:25 pm Saturday. Two coral and cream colored cars of the same year and make were parked in close proximity on, Coconut Row. Police heard of the car switch from both parties, so it wasn't long before the drivers were back in their own autos. But both claimed the other made the mistake, police said. Then shortly after midnight. Palm Beach police were asked by Lake Worth officers to be on the lookout for a "small, green foreign car" occupied by several youths. The boys had tossed eggs at fishermen on the Lake Worth Bridge as they sped across the lake to the Palm Beach side. They made good Uieir getaway. At 4 am a visitor complained to headquarters that his small Volks-wagon car was not in the place he parked it on the previous night. The car wasn't so small that it could have been misplaced easily. but they said the owner apparently had, for they found it not far from the spot where the man said he had parked it. The final but not the least of their night time car troubles came at daylight. They found a car parked in the middle of the intersection of Royal Palm Way and Coconut Row, with the driver snoring and the engine running. The policemen awakened the driver, and noting that he was consider ably refreshed by his nap, allowed him to go on his way after a stern warning. (Continued from Ige One) France Pushes establish the Western European surprising in view of the innumerable Soviet statements recently that Big Four talks on Germany would be impossible if the Paris pacts were ratified. The Soviet move also was interpreted as a strong indication of the Moscow government's desire to relax international tension in order to concentrate on internal problems. Observers felt a main concern was over the explosive Formosa situation. They believed the Bui-ganin statement was an indirect way of indicating to the world, and especially the United States, a Soviet desire to prevent the For mosa crisis from sparking a Dig war. Western diplomats also thought the statement might mark a Soviet ttempt to block, slow or limit through a Big Four agreement on Germany. (Continued from Pv One) 'olicc Reunite Deadline For Ballots Absentee ballots for West Palm Beach municipal election Tuesday will be received by mail only until 5 pm today, according to City-County Registrar DeWitt Upthe- I grove. reported that a man, wrapped only in a blanket, had Just knocked on her door and request ed that she call a taxlcab. A squad car was summoned to the S. Olive Ave. home, and the man, dressed Indian-fashion was brought to headauarters. Ques tioned by officers, the airman said candidly that when he awakened that morning he discovered he was in the back seat of a strange car without any clothing on. He explained that bs borrowed a blanket that was in the car and went in search of a cab. Asked how he had gotten there to begin with, the man aaid he didn't remember anything that happened after 1:30 am when he was drinking at a S. Dixie bar. Polire turned him over to the Air Police and returned the blanket to the owner of the car.

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