Star-Gazette from Elmira, New York on March 11, 1955 · 10
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Star-Gazette from Elmira, New York · 10

Elmira, New York
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Friday, March 11, 1955
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KUi'E TEN7.. -ELMIRA STAR-GAZETTE- FRIDAY, MARCH 11, Woo. News in Pictures By AP Wirephoto s f SNOW PILE This highway, for the most part, is a shimmering tunnel. Snow is stacked twice the height of car at this point, two miles north of "West Leyden, N. Y. Highway signs at some points are almost obliterated. (AP "Wirephoto). j 2 t Ca rP imiimmii , MMii.iiiw,rowi'iMi .,ui Bjai,n.M .iimmwii ' . '.Id- kS?- '.i-a . - . v U fa ; r '3 ; ... ;sV 1 Jt;, J ifts FALL OF A LANDMARK Belfry of old Zion Lutheran Church, huilt in 1S84, falls to ground as workmen raze best known landmark in Endicott, Wash., to make room for house. Church was built by Congregationalists, later used by Methodists, Lutherans. The building also has served as movie bouse and school but has been vacant since last fall. (Ap Wirephoto). BESIEGED American singer Johnny Ray tries to elude crowd of autograph fans and souvenir hunters by jumping on top of his car outside of his hotel at Double Bay, near Sydney, Australia. It all started while he was distributing pictures of himself. The crooner's coat was torn from his back and his trousers ripped by the fans. (AP Wirephoto). Siwmi ,1,1,.! MAPLE QUEEN Central New York's candidate for the New York State Maple Queen Crown is Miss Carolyn Hannay of Westerlo, pictured here. She is a senior at the Knos-Berne Central High School. The state contest on April 18 At Albany is being sponsored by the New York State Maple Producers' Association. t i i ' I I t '11' '7' 1 t JtH " ' ' ' '.r j- WtT h SURVIVES BOUT WITH SMOKE Thirteen-month-old Diane Behrens seems perfectly relaxed in an oxygen tent at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Chicago, where she was treated Wednesday for smoke inhalation. Fire Capt. Albert Prendei'gast said the child was found alone in a crib in a smoke-filled west-side apartment. The child's mother, Mrs. Goldie Behrens, 35, was taken into custody for questioning by police when she returned to her apartment. She said she had been shopping. (AP Wirephoto). . ' , T t", -i ' , , , " - - , feraaS THEIR POSITION INSECURE The Vienna newspaper Arbeiter-Zeitung speculated yesterday that Lt. Gen. Mehmet Shehu (left) and Josef Cy-rankiewicz, Premiers of communist Albania and Poland respectively, soon will be on their way out of office. The paper said their position is much like that of Hungary's Imre Nagy who was charged with "rightist deviationism" at a session this week of the Hungarian Communist Party's Central Committee. (AP Wirephoto). jf ' 1 V ' ' 1 1 V V V .Vi PRECIOUS AIR Michael W. Hartgrove, who will be 3 months old next Thursday, breathes through a silver tube iu his throat. An emergency opening was cut in his windpipe Feb. 9 by Dr. Robert 0. Zink, Madison, Ind., general practitioner, who never had performed a tracheotomy before. At the time, the baby was near death from a respiratory ailment that let him breathe only in gasps. The baby waa taken to Louisville, Ivy., later but is expected to leave soon for his Madison home. With him is student nurse Miss Janet Sparks, Olive Hill, Ky. (AP Wirephoto). SEES "REAL DANGER" Marrinrr S. Ecclrs, Salt Like City banker and former chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, rubbed hi chin is he told the Senate Banking Committee yesterday "there are elements of real danger to the "economy" in the stock market and housing booms. He called for tighter credit in both fields and urged that margin requirements promptly be raised to at least 75 per cent. (AP Wirephoto). r f -' V : ' 4 J; Vv'fc I , - " U : vV, if J l II ' 5 II 8 " I A i U. I f HIGH WATER AND HIGH VOLTAGE As the Ohio River neared its crest at Madison, Indiana, (seen left background) the back waters flooded the ground around the million-kilowatt Clifty Creek generating plant. The partially-completed plant continued to operate despite the rising waters. (AP Wirephoto). Ml" ' , r. V LIFT FROM THE PRESIDENT A boy w'ith a solid nickname "Chippa Granite" is lifted from the desk by President Eisenhower after the six-year-old, Barry Elliott of Rochester, X. II.. gave the President a can of maple syrup. With him is Senator Styles Bridges (R-XH) who came with state delegation to invite Eisenhower to visit New-Hampshire. Barry got his nickname in state dcenic advertising that uses his picture. (AP Wirephoto). NO APPREHENSION John J. McCloy, former U. S. high commissioner for Germany and chairman of the board of the Chase National Bank In New York, put on his glasses as he prepared to te'.i.'y on Thursday before the Senate Banking Committee Inquiry Into stock market conditions. McCloy said the study is "not viewed with any great apprehension" In financial circles. (AP- Wirephoto). si . ii am - si, , -r- e s- jJ( ' r-; , v 1 HANDLE WITH CARE-Pretty Joanne Holler who just happened to be around as the National Capital's Flower and Garden Show in Washington was readied for opening keeps a firm grip on her scale-covered playmate and poses with a grin. The Seat Pleasant, Md., maid is settled amid tropical foliace of an Everglades exhibit from Florida. Boris, the alligator, is alive and three yean old. A native of Florida, he seems unconcerned by it all. (AP Wirephoto).

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