Delaware County Daily Times from Chester, Pennsylvania on March 7, 1961 · Page 1
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Chester, Pennsylvania
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FAIR Fair tonight. Mostly C |o«fy Wednesday with a few showers likely. !*w iun^hl nm 35. Hi«h Wednesday near 55. (Details ,, Page 4.) Delaware County FINAL 85th Year--No. 59,011 Swing Will Not Seek Radnor Re-Election Stand Comes As Opponents File Suit County Commissioner Albert I Swing will not seek rc-eleclio as treasurer-tax collector of Ra nor when his term expires thi year. But, he will not quit either Jus elected offices. Swing made those two an nouncements at a press confei cnce late Monday in Radnor some four hours after court ac tion had been started against bin in Media by five Republican lead ers to force his ouster from th two jobs. At the time Swing had not been served with a copy of the qui warranto proceedings and wouli not comment on the action othe than to say he would have an an swcr after he has been servec and after lie had conferred will his attorney, Harold D. Green well of Radnor. ' In his press statement, Swinf, blamed his political troubles 01 "three sins I committed agains Sam Dickey." He named them as: 1. His circulation of a petilion among the Republican Board o Supervisors to have Clarence D Bell replace the late August Nie meycr on lasl year's slate for state senator, claiming Dickey considered that post "an Uppe Darby position." 2. Circulation by Swing of a petition among the supervisors to name County Commissioner G Robert Watkins as temporary leader after John J. McClurc broke his hip, claiming "Dickc and his followers wanted to cxer their sphere of influence" in the "partial vacuum" caused by Me Clure's illness. 3. Opposition by Swing to pay ing a county employe who hat pleaded guilty to "a shake-down charge." Swing pointed out thai "this employe (James Whilsett ol Darby Township) comes from i political district under the supervision of Fred Duke, Dickey's field manager." In a queslion-and-answer session, Swing denied ambitions to become county Republican lead cr; claimed support iff his-fight from other supervisors and political leaders; denied he had ever promised to quit as tax collectoi on being elected county commissioner; called McClure " s t i l l sharp and lucid" and claimed the GOP leader was not favoring either side, but admitted that in past years McClurc would have stopped the public brawl. Swing also denied reports thai he had promised to resign as 'county commissioner after being assured of re-election to his tax collector post and before comin, under attack from the five GOP leaders. Swing, who has been the acknowledged Republican leader of Radnor, said he did not know who would run for the lucrative treasurer-lax collector post, but expected it would he decided by the middle of the week. Asked if his fight with the five leaders could be settled amicably, he answered: "Can j'ou settle Sam Dickcv or Fred Duke?" He added Uia't he thought other members of the Board of Supervisors "will have to stand up and be counted" before the fight is ended. The suit against Swing was filed in the name of Disl. Ally. Jacques II. Fox by five attorneys representing the five Republican leaders who have ' been calling for Swing to give up one or the other of his elective offices. Under law, the suit must he filed through the district attorney, although it is brought by private citizens. The suit asks the C o m m o n xSec SWING Page 4 Spring Is ; * Just Around The Corner! \ And Daily Times Want Ads arc as near ,TS your phone. Right now you can get extra cash for every I lung from nn Easter outfit to a , set of golf clubs by selling good usable furniture, appliances, clothing and sporting goods that you no longer need. It's oasy through FAST ACTION DAILY TIMES WANT ADS . . . and the cost is low! For a direct line to nn ad taker. ? DIAL TR .1-5252 , FREE County Calls * LO 6-0577 KI 3-3590 [ LE 2-3566 EDDtE^ISHER CALLS County Lab Sends Vaccine to Liz SWARTIIMORE - V a c c i n e was rushed to Elizabeth Taylor's ·jedsidc Monday from Delmont Laboratories, Inc., Harvard Avenue. Arrangements for the emergency shipment of the drug to combat pneumonia were made Monday m persona! telephone calls from London to the laboratory by '.ddie Fisher, the film star's husband, and Dr. Carl Heinz Goldman, one of her attending physicians. ' J A spokesman for the laboratory said Fisher called twice and Dr Goldman once. They requested two variations of the drug, plus '' combination of both The drug was flown from Phil- ·Klelphta International Airport to New York's Idlcwild Airport, where it was placed on a jet for '.ondon. The laboratory spokesman said lilt inilinllv fho firm A;A » hat initially the firm did not know for whom the drag--known is Staphago Lysate, a staphylo- cocal bactcrio phage lysate--was intended, but assumed it was fo the 29-year-old actress. Meanwhile, in London, a medi cal spokesman said today that new British gamma globulin ma be used instead. The drug has been on the mar kct for more than two years am is licensed for distribution by th federal government. Its develop ment took about 10 years. Chris topher Roos, laboratory directo and formerly senior bacteriolo gist for Sharpe and Dohmc, play ed a major part in its develop ment. The drug is manufactured ex duswely by Delmont Laborator ics. Its production is under th supervision of Theodore I'urnell associate professor of education and science at Pennsylvania Mili tary College. The laboratory spokesman said the vaccine is a potent immtmix ing agent against staphylococa infection. A three-year institution al study showed the drug effec lively controlled severe cases o Ihis infection. Liz Taylor Sinking; Doctors at Bedside LONDON (AP)-Elizabeth Tayor's doctors called an urgent bed- ide conference today amid signs hat the gravely j|] actress may lave taken a turn for the worse. "Most of her doctors are inside vith her," said a close friend at he hospital. "We are not sure vhat's happening, but things don't ook good." A spokesman for the star's pcr- onal physician Dr. Carl Heinz rOWrnan, said: "We can say pthmg right now and we'll prob- bly have nothing before 6 or 7 'clock tonight"--! or 2 p.m. East- rn Standard Time. Stricken by pneumonia, the 29- ear-old actress had passed a fair ight and a medical bulletin carli- r said she was "breathing quietly nd peacefully." It added that she ·as definitely improving "ai- lough Ihc general siluation re- lains grave." Haggard from worry and lack f sleep, singer Eddie Fisher, 31 or the third night remained near is wife's bedside in the cxclu- ivc clinic in the heart of London, "wo doctors were in the-sickroom iroughout the night. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs rancis Taylor, also spent the ight at the clinic. The actress was seen this morn- ng by her full medical team of ix doctors. They issued this bulletin: "After a restless night with igh temperatures her condition s definitely improving this morn- ng and she is breathing quiclly and peacefully although the gen eral situation remains grave." A second breathing expert, Dr Robert Beaver, was called in to aid the actress, who underwent an emergency tracheolomy Saturday. A breathing tube inserted in her throat then and an eleclronic lung are helping keep her alive. At one period Monday night Miss Taylor's strength ebbed, but she rallied after being given blood transfusions for her anemic con dition. When Miss Taylor reached a low point Monday evening, one of her doctors,- Dr. Carl Heinz Goldman, said "we are very wor riecl." But the blood transfusions gave her added strength. Under sedation, she frequently lapsed into unconsciousness. But she was able to recognize hci husband. The breathing lube kept her from speaking but she managed to scrible a note: "How am 1 gelling along?" "Jusl fine," Fisher told her with a comforting smile. In another note she asked "How are the children?" He answered her with a reassuring smile. Cop Holdup Victim LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP)-Lawr- :nce Kerr, a policeman who has a second job as assistant manager of a neighborhood theater, may be a bit reclfaced today. He was held up for $521. CHESTER, PA., TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 1961 2 Confess Car Heir Kidnap French Link 3 Women ANNECY, France (AP)_Police said today (hat a former paratrooper and an accomplice with police record have confessed to the kidnaping Jasl year of 4- ycar-o/d auto heir Eric Peugeot. After questioning the pair for 48 hours, police said they admitted participating in the kidnaping last April 12 which netted 50 million francs--$100,000 - ransom The blond youngster of auto magnate Roland Peugeot was returned unharmed. The two men who were reported to have confessed were identified as Roland de'Beaufort also 1 known as Raymond Roland and Pierre Larchcr, known in some quarters of Paris as "Handsome' Serge." They were picked up two days ago along with another man am three women, including a Danisl bcauly queen and a Eurasian strip tease artist. All had been on ski vacation at Mcgevc. The Eurasian --whose father was American and mother Japa nese--was identified only as Mit ouko. The three couples had beet ilaying in a luxurious eight-room chalet. They apparently were pre paring for a getaway as police :losed in. One couple seized was about to speed off in a blue American made sports car. A new black sedan was stopped in a nearby own and the other two couples vcre picked up. De Beaufort was identified as 24-year-old ex-paratrooper who ias been spending large sums al- hough he had no visible means of support. He maintained an apartment in Paris and made fre quent weekend trips to Copcn lagen with his fiancee Lise Bodin, he Danish beauty queen who was questioned with him. Larcner, wanted by police in 3 aris for extortion and for assault and battery, was well known in he Montmarfrc and Monlpar- nasse night life districts of Paris. They were the only members of the skiing party reported by he police to have confessed any connection with the Peugeot af- air. The Peugeot boy was kidnaped rom a playground just outside aris from under the eyes of a :hauffcur and nurse. A ransom note was found in a sandpile. Seven Cents U.N. Troops t Void Left in C 11 Jack's School Stand Same WASHINGTON (AP)-Presidenl \enncrty still is opposed lo granl- ng federal aid to parochial and private schools, Sen. Mike Mans- ield of Montana said today. Mansfield, the Senate Demo- ratic leader, reported Kennedy's wsition to newsmen after the resident's regular weekly mect- ng wilh Democralic congression- 1 chiefs. At CAN'T SEE A THING--That was the plight of many motorists who had to go to work in this morning's fog. Mary Jane Dwyer (left) of 336 Taylor Terrace and Janis Gallagher of 914 Butler St., both 17 and both seniors in Chester High School, search for sunshine. Old Sol finally chased away the fog. * Sun Chases Heavy Fog In County The witching hour thai separat ed Monday from Tuesday proved to be the warmest part of Mon day, the Weather Bureau said to day. That high temperature of 57 was followed by fog this morning. Traf fie was hampered by the mist un til the sun broke through in mid morning and introduced fair weather for the rest of the day! The fair weather is expected to continue through the night, the weatherman said. He predicted a title more shower activity Wednesday, but said much of the bad weather went north of Delaware ounty. The Philadelphia International \irport was closed Monday night jy Ihc fog.. Elsewhere in (he nation, ihrce persons died in tornadoes Monday. The Iwistcrs damaged scores of buildings and downed utility lines a news confcence lasl week ncdy said federal aid lo pa- ial and private schools would clearly unconstitutional. He Kl Ihat on the basis of a Su- ic Court decision, the matter it even open for debate. vnui wiuu ML-UUUII.S oi me Midwest before breaking up over Ihe Appalachians. Storms in the Soulheasl dumped nearly two inches of rain on parts of already-soggy Alabama. Nearly as much rain fell in Atlanta. Education Series Starts Have you a youngster in school who may someday want lo go to college? Men who have looked long and hard at America's college picture say that in 1970 there will be twice as many college students as there are now, and there may not be enough room for them. Delaware County has several colleges. In a series beginning today, the Daily Times takes a close look at the expansion plans of four of Ihese schoois and considers the views of one of the county's lop educators. See Page U. Hope Seen In Red Bid MOSCOW AP) _ Soviet Premier Khrushchev loday inviled American Ambassador Llewellyn Thompson to meel him in Siberia Wednesday to deliver a personal message from President Kennedy Embassy sources said Thompson will fly to Siberia but defined to disclose his exact destination. It is assumed he will meet the loviet premier in Novosibirsk That is where Khrushchev has been busy with an agricultural meeting. R is the same town that ormer Vice President Richard M. Nixon toured two years ago. This is the first time" an American ambassador has made such a trip to see any Soviet leader, t is also thf firsf time that any foreign envoy has mcl Khrushchev outside of Moscow except , president in charge of the Chester branch, said the Ford closing will mean that we will close out in their entirety J Meanwhile, action continued in regard to the Ford situation itself, and the Ford plant manager n O t - m r ^ i n u l . _ _ t * - _ O * our operations here." Operations At Nil-Car To Close CHESTER N u-Car Carriers Inc. will close its Chester branch operations entirely after the Ford plant here shuts pany officer said Dexter Lisbon, down, today. executive a com vice the the in Chester took a "look into ulure personnel needs of }lant. _ The Delaware Valley Business .ouncil meets lonight in Glenolden. One of the evening's main opics is expected to be the Ford closing, scheduled for one week 'rom tomorrow. Tlie 7 p.m. meeting at the Stuarl-Murray American Legion post home, Boone and Glen Aves will be open to the public. J. Dewey Coates, community See FORD Page 4 Sudanese Pull Out In Protest Airlift Ready In Tunisia LEOPOLDVILLE, the C o n g o r(A TM -- Reinforcement for the United Nations garrison began arriving in Leopoldville today after Sudanese U.N. soldiers in a humiliating defeat were forced out of the vital port of Matadi by the Congolese army. Arrival of the troops coincided with Sudan's announcement that it is withdrawing its 400 men from the U.N. force in the Congo. Sudanese President Ibrahim Abboud accused the U.N. Command of carelessly deploying the Sudanese contingent at Matadi and failing to provide proper reinforcements for the outnumbered garrison. The United Nations is trying to negotiate its way back into the port city down the- Congo River, and the reinforcements bolstered its negotiating position. Emergency arrangements were made to airlift 600 soldiers from Tunisia to the Congo Wednesday. A U.N. spokesman said the vanguard of 3,000 soldiers India is sending probably will arrive within a week. . A U. S. Navy task force carrying 500 Marines raced toward Congolese waters off Matadi but a State Department spokesman spiked any suggestion that a landing was in prospect. The United States has restricted its operations in the Congo to transporting and supplying U N forces and is firmly committed' against any. direct military intervention by any of the big powers State Department press officer Lincoln White said diverting the four-ship (ask force'from a goodwill mission to Cape Town "has no unilateral significance." He imphasized it was "our idea" and not at U. N. request. A cease-fire hung over the key port while negotiations proceeded for the return of the U N forces. The Congolese defiantly demanded that they be consulted on the nationality of the U. N. troops sent there. A U. N. spokesman warned that if the United Nations fail to get back fay peaceful means, it is empowered to use force as a last resort if necessary." Five men of a Danish supply unit were the only U. N. personnel remaining in Matadi foUow- the surrender and evacuation the 135-man Sudanese garrison and a nine-member Canadian communications unit Sunday. The withdrawal came after more than 24 hours of battle in which two Sudanese were killed and 13 vounded. Twelve Sudanese were missing. Abboud, in pulling out his Su- ianese contingent, charged "United Nations decisions were vague, veak and helped to spread dis- rder." MAY RELAX CUTOFF DATE vhcn they have visifcd him one of his holiday homes. at The fact that Khrushchev has nvited Thompson to see him in he midst of a busy tour donii- lated by domestic farm problems ndicates the importance which Hospital Eyes Change In Obstetrical Care CHESTER - S o m e slight changes may be in the making for the obstetrical portion of Chester Hospital's indigent care plan. Roger A. Wardlow, administrator of the hospital, said some women already registered for dc- - · ·-- · - · · i - - w » m i n _ . ^ » llil_ I 1 - - V - - . . V . 1 1 (.lit v,«.i wjr l \TtloHJl L\J lUF CIC* he attaches to the Kennedy mes- Iivoi T may be permitted lo have " Senator Snooper One of the first things a visitor notices in a so-called backward country is lhat the children are still obeying (heir par- Jtnfp " CRUMPLED HOUSE TAKES LIFE--Tornado winds threw a stool .girder into the roof of this house which collapsed the roof. The collapsing roof killed Mayme Mansfield, 70, Kokomo, Ind., who was in the house. (AP Wirephoto) cnts. Amusements Bridge Classified Ads Comics Community Clock Crossword frizzle Death Notices Editorials Family Section Horoscope Obituaries 11 IS 15-17 18, 20 5 18 IS 6 8, !) 19 4 Also sec Death Notices 15 Sports 12, 13 Television 7 babies in Chester Hospital after Apirl 1. Women due to deliver in March have already been assured of room in Ihc hospital. Wnrdlow said Chester Hospital's social services director is visiting all expectant mothers who had registered before March 1 for indigent care and who ex pcct delivery after April 1. Those women have been instructed to make arrangements to have their babies delivered elsewhere, tt'ardlow snid the purpose of the visits by the hospital official is to make certain each woman has some place to go for delivery of her child. "If not," he said, "we may be forced, in some instances, to see that they get delivered." He emphasized that this serv^ ice is available only to those women who were registered with the hospital as indigent expectant mothers before March 1. He said the hospital is refunding the money of each woman who had paid for care under the mdigent program and who was scheduled for delivery after April 1. The total fee for that service amounts to $100. Another hospital administrator in the county, R. H. Diamcni of Taylor Jlospital, said his hospital would be "glad" to care for the women for that $100 fee. Gilbert Dale of SOO W. 3rd St.. whose wife is due for delivery after April 1, protested that the hospital has refunded the money they paid in advance on the 3100 plan and advised Ihe Dales that obstetrical care will now cost 5150. Meanwhile, Wardlow has sent letlcrs lo various industries in the area outlining emergency admission plans for indastrial employes. He said accident victims sent to the hospital by industries would use the main entrance driveway from Perm Street rather than the emergency ro6m driveway. He advised Industrie* to telephone in advance In order lo have a patient admitted. i L

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