Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on November 2, 1955 · Page 1
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TheWeathtr Cloudy, milder, showers tonight. Low 48-54. Showers, cooler tomorrow. High, 67; low, 39; noon, 52. Rainfall, .05 inch. River, 2.92 feet. Humidity, 63 per cent. \ FINAL VOL. .— NO. 302 ton Svric*-^ CUMBERLAND, MARYLAND, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2,1955 lnt»tnational Ntwi Service 18 Paget 6 CENTS D '•££. ^ p Butter /one Blast Heard Tangled Wreckage, Torn Bodies Before Huge Liner Crash All 44 Perish As Plane Plunges To Earth Near Denver By GORDON G. GAUSS LONGMONT. Colo. W) — A four engine DC6B' New York-to-Seattle .United Air Lines plane crashed on the windswept northern Colorado plains last" night in near freezing weather, killing all 44 persons aboard. The disaster was the airline's iecond in this area within a month. Unlike the' UAL .crash -which killed 66 persons Oct. 6 when a 1 plane smashed into Medicine Bow Peak near Laramie, Wyo., this ac cident happened over comparative ly level country a few ihiles east of the Colorado Rockies. The Medi-j cine Bow Peak crash was the worst 1 commercial' air lines disaster in United States history from the standpoint of lives lost. Explosion Reported Chief Gilbert R. Carrel of the Colorado Highway Patrol said he was advised an explosion occurred on the plane before last night's crash. Wreckage and bodies were strewn for a mile over a plowed field and a pasture six miles east of Longmont. The scene was about 32' miles north of Denver's city limits and about 30" miles east of scenic Rocky Mountain National Park. The crash time was fixed at 9:03 p.m. EST by Jkke Heil;-farmer on: whose land, the wreckage was scattered; / The plane left Denver about 10 minutes earlier and was 20 minutes behind schedule, United Air Lines reported. A company official said it was on course toward Cheyenne, Wyo. He said the DC6B had & cruising speed of about 300 m.p.h. and was capable of carrying 64 passengers. Thirty-nine of the...victims were adult ; passengers, .including two UAL .-stewardesses on' vacation. The crew-consisted, of-Capt. X...-H: Hall, pilot; 1st officer D. A. White, copilot; S.-'F. Arthur,' pilot-engineer; and Peggy Peddicord and Mitchell To See Ike, ; ' Home Trip Planned Jacqueline Hinds, all of Seattle. The vacationing stewardesses, stewardesses were Barbara J. Cruse and Sally Ann Scofield, both of Denver. Had Stopped In Denver The flight No. 629, originated in New York at noon and made a stop at Chicago before it landed in Denver. It was due to stop in Portland before completing the trip at Seattle. . The plane broke up and two sections tore holes four feet deep in the earth and burned. The nose- several hundred feet north—didn't catch fire but was badly smashed. Ladies Aid Finds $16,540 And Can't Account For Cash NEW YORK W) — A group of women, gathered for a charity meeting, had a different kind of money problem yesterday:. They had $16,540 in cash and couldn't account for it. The money, in $50, $20 and $10 bills, was discovered by a member of the Baron De Hirsch Ladies Aid Society at the Yorkville Temple when she. went to prepare refreshments. The bills were in a paper bag in a cupboard. Since no one could explain where the cache had come from, the ladies' turned the money over to police. The money may go to the organization if the rightful owner does not claim it within 90 days. FaureFacing Third Test As Ballot Slated Even Enemies Seen Voting For Hint In National Assembly PARIS H3. — Premier Edgar i'aure goes before, the National As- ;embly for the third time in 16 lays .tonight to ask. for a vote of confidence. Even ; his most bitter enemies were, likely to hesitate before vot- ng against the Premier in the iession beginning at". 3 p.m. EST. The Premier's idea of dissolving he present Assembly Jan. 2 and lolding a quick election in December appeared popular throughout he nation. Any -deputy voting against the government might eem to be in a position of waning to avoid a test of his own popularity at? the ballot box. The present Assembly's five-year term is not up until next June. A government proposal for a orm of proportional representation which would give all seats rom a department (county) to the party which got more than half he votes, was rejected by the Assembly, 459 to 145. In departments where no party got'a majority, the seats would be split on the basis of the vote they received. Departments have from 2 to 11 seats, according to their popula- ion. Faire asked for the vote of con- idence after the Assembly refused o consider his plan. Police Believe Tot Kidnaped EAST MEADOW, N. Y. 1*1—Little Stephen Damman, still missing after a painstaking search of this New York suburban community, .is now believed by police-to have been kidnaped. The house-by-house, ditch-by- ditch search over 20 square miles was called off last night. Several thousand volunteers, including hundreds of the father's fellow airmen'at nearby Mitchel Air Force Base, had joined in the search for the child, who is just months short of 3 years old. Slayer Of Rival Plans Appeal To Chief Justice WASHINGTON —<INS> - Katha rinc Ann Haynes will appeal di rectly to Chief Justice Earl War ren today to upset a new law which requires her to stay in a menial institution unless she proves she is sane. The 28-year-old mother of four children was acquitted by a fed eral jury last Friday on grounds thai she was insane when she shof to death her husband'i teen-ag« mistress. 'Crushed bodies lie amid smashed wreckage of a New York - to - Seattle airliner after crash in Colorado farm country last night. The tragedy cost 44 lives with no survivors. (AP Photofax) Guests Escape [11 Hotel Fire MEADVILLE, Pa. W) — Fire >roke out early today in the 80- room Lafayette Hotel in the heart of the business district. Sixty uests -fled the burning structure. ? ive hours after the blaze was discovered, it wa? still raging and had spread' to two adjoining stores. "As far as I know everyone got out safely," said David Agnew, the lotel manager. • Peron Departs For Nicaragua ASUNCION, Paraguay MV-Juan D. Peron, deposed president of Argentina, slipped, aboard'a plane at Asuncion's airport at dawn today for a sudden and unexpected flight to Nicaragua, the government press office announced. Peron left from the Gen. Stroes- ser Airport, accompanied by another man. • •• , TransitTieup In Pittsburgh PITTSBURGH HJ-A threatened strike of bus and trolley operators against " the Pittsburgh Railways Co. was called off early today. Less than two hours after a midnight strike deadline, Mayor David L. Lawrence announced an "indefinite postponement" of -the scheduled walkout by 2,280 members of Division 85, AFL Amalgamated Assn. of Street,. Eelectric Railway and Motor Coach Employes. Lawrence's announcement came a' short time after the union rejected a new contract proposal by a vote of 800-554. The proposal would have given the men a four-cent hourly pay increase immediately and another five cents an hour hike next May 1. About 1,500 trolley and bus operators are earning $2.01 under a contract which expired last April. Some 700 other workers have been paid $1.59' to S2.ll an hour. Nuclear Device Tested, No Noise Heard In Nevada LAS VEGAS, Nev." MV~The quietest series of atomic tests yet has started. The .Atomic Energy Commission issued this -statement yesterday: "In a test today there s was a detonation of a nuclear device. No fall-out problem exists because there was no measurable, nuclear detonation, even though fissionable materials were involved." Residents of this resort city heard and saw nothing. Stevenson Set To Enter Race In California Reported Ready To Announce Candidacy At Chicago Caucus WASHINGTON tft-Adlai. E. Stevenson may put most of his primary eggs in a California basket in his expected race for the 1956 Democratic presidential,: rnomina tibn. ^yf:' : *\'^y^^/^j\-^ -"Stevenson is: reportedly "ready to announce his candidacy, at /a caucus of Illinois Democrats in connection with a three-day national party rally beginning in Chicago Nov. 17. While he probably will not be prepared to discuss campaign details then, associates said Stevenson has decided to enter selected primaries, of which' the June 5 California contest could be the most critical. The former Illinois governor won the 1952 nomination without venturing into contested state primaries. But friends said he recog- out next year with some other potential aspirants for the nomination and welcomes the chance to show what he can do as an intensive campaigner. However, the Stevenson strategists will pick their own battlefields. They intend to pass up the March '13 New Hampshire primary, where Sen. Estes Kefauver of Tennessee trounced President Truman before the latter announced in 1952 that he wasn't running again. Regeiicy Council On Morocco Quits PARIS (.ft—The regency council named to take temporary custody of the Moroccan .throne today handed in its resignation to Sidi Mohammed ben Youssef, the ex- Sultan freshly returned from exile in Madagascar. The council, neatly by-passing the French government, apparently left it up to Ben Youssef to restore himself to the throne if he desires. Have YOU Seen Tim Man? Trigger-Happy Hood On FBI's List Of Most Wanted Criminals Doctors Hope President To Leave Nov. 11 Formal Decision To Be Made This Week By Boston Specialist - " •. • - i By MARVIN L. ARROWSMITH j DENVER Wi — President Eiseri-j bower's doctors, satisfied with his j recovery progress, have picked Nov. 11—one week from Friday— as a target-date for letting him out of fhe hospital. The tentative decision, subject (o review at a full scale medical consultation this weekend, was made known by the White House as the President arranged to confer today with Secretary of Labor Mitchell. Mitchell is the eighth Cabinet officer to come to Denver for a'hos-j pital conference with Eisenhower; since the chief executive's Sept. 24 heart attack. The other two! members of the Cabinet — Secretary of Commerce Weeks and Sec-i retary of Welfare Folsom — mayi visit him here next week. Discuss Tentative Plans James C. Hagerty, White House press secretary, said Fitzsimons Army Hospital physicians have discussed with both the President and Mrs. Eisenhower their tentative plans to let him fly back to Washington Nov. 11. Veterans Day. Hagerty told a news conference late yesterday "it's a good guess" those plans will hold. But he added there .will be no final decision until the hospital doctors and the President's physician, Maj. Gen. Howard M. Snyder. have conferred this weekend with Dr. Paul Dudley White, noted Boston heart specialist. White will arrive .Saturday -or Sunday for his fourth examination of the President since he was stricken. At the time of his last visit, Oct. 22, White said, Eisenhower "would be able to leave the hospital sometime in the Nov. 512 period if his recovery continued to go as well as it has. The possible time of discharge was narrowed a good bit yesterday when the White House announced that President Carlos Castillo Armas of Guatemala will visit Eisenhower at the hospital, Nov. 9, a week from today. Mamie To Mark Birthday When he does travel back East, •Honey Bear 9 Elopes To Las Vegas nizes the necessity of fighting it Eisenhower will remain in Washington for a few days of rest before going on to his farm at Gettysburg, Pa., for further convals- cense. The farm is 85 miles north of Washington. Mrs. Eisenhower will observe her 60th birthday Nov. 14, and Hagerty said there's been some discussion of having the President and the First Lady arrive at Gettysburg in time to celebrate the anniversary there. Nina (Honey Bear) Warren, 22, daughter of Chief Justice Earl Warren, is shown with husband, Dr. Stuart Brien, 33, Beverly Hills, Cal., after they eloped to Las Vegas last night. (AP Photofox) Ex-Convict Admits Prowling On Estate MINEOLA, N. Y. tfi—A prowler has reenacted on a Long Island estate the two intrusions that Mrs. William Wood ward: says; had her upset and nervous,on the night she shot her wealthy sportsman .husband to death. V'-". v.'.'-..-.'YV- v , : . : .' * '.'•' •'. .v. : ,-'•":.•-'.".- v *• •>•'••.'•'" •", Police took PaulWl wirttis; a convicted burglar! to the sprawling Motel Owner Shoots Slayer Of Policeman NEPTUNE TOWNSHIP, N.J. tn —A 26-year-old man shot and killed a state trooper, and then met violent death today at the hands of a motel owner he held captive almost an hour. The man, identified as Sammy Alvarez of Brooklyn, N.Y., burst into the Fernwood Motel early today as state police beat through nearby v,-oods in an intensive hunt| for him. ^ i The owner of the motel killed! Alvarez with a rifle blast, police: said. " | Alvarez fatally wounded State Woodward home at dusk yester day. They said he had admittet breaking into the garage and bath house of the estate on two occa sions several days before the shoot ing. . Mrs. Woodward had told police that evidence of these break-ins caused her and her husband to arm themselves with shotguns before going to bed early last Sunday morning. An hour or so later, the statement to police continued, she fired at \vhat she thought was the prowler on a return visit. Instead she hit and killed her husband. After questioning W i r t h s for nours, Inspector Stuyvesant Pin- ncll. chief of Nassau County detectives, said he was convinced the 22-year-old German refugee was 'not on the Woodward property" at the time of the shooting. Pinnell said Wirths at that time was raid^v alc . ,«„«« WWUUUM, „«» , { Trooper John Anderson late last *,,* k t Mental Patient Coaxed To Quit Monument Climb BALTIMORE UVrGeorge Washington nearly had company last night when a 22-year-old former mental patient, clinging to a small|T\ T obeI Chemistry Prize lightning rod cable, climbed two- 1 , thirds of the way up the 204-foot! STOCKHOLD l-fl — The Nobel night when the latter stopped him for a check on the Garden State Parkway in the vicinity of Red bank. Anderson, 32, managed to crawl back to his patrol car and called for help. He was found slumped in the front seat, his service revolver missing. He died later in Riverview Hospital, Red Bank, after furnishing a skimpy description of his assailant's car. Cornell Professor Wins Washington Monument here. But firemen, unable to reach the youth with a 100-foot extension lad- went to three Americans today. Dr. Vincent du Vigneaud of Corder, finally persuaded him to climb jnell University's medical college down, then took him to a hospital won the prize in chemistry. The ! physics award went jointly to Dr. for observation. A taxicab driver first noticed the youth, identified as Kenneth Rei- blich, former patient at nearby Perry Point Veterans Hospital, on the roof of the monument's base, 24 feet above the ground.''He called police and firemen. nearby country club. While Nassau authorities continued their investigation, Mrs. Woodward remained in Doctors Hospital in New York City. She was taken there in what her doctor called a state of deep shock and (Continued on Page 2, Cot. 1) Publisher Group Ref ules Charges Reich Unity Put On List As Top God Setback For Soviet Seen In 'Big Four* Session At Geneva By JOHN H1GHTOWER' GENEVA « _ Highly placed Western officials at the Big Four conference said today the British government, in response to American urging, has abandoned its plan for an East-West buffer zone as it ivas originally put forth. These officials said Soviet Foreign Minister V. M. Molotov therefore was trying to breathe life into an already dead Trojan horse by his sudden support of the idea of a semidemflitarized zone aloag the East-West, frontier. The proposal was first put forward by British Prime .Minister Eden at the July summit conference here. The United States, however, feared the Eden plan would freeze the division of Germany and fix the present. status of Soviet satellites in Europe. Unified Reich First As a result of a shift in the British position two or three weeks ago, the informants said, Britain. France, and the United States now support the creation of a buffer zone only after Germany is unified. They said Molotov apparently aoped to put Britain and Russia on the same side of one issue at ' .east, and thus divide Britain and the United States by his adoption of the earlier British plan. Fresh evidence of Molotov's basic opposition to German unification, except on his own terms, came in a report from an off-the- record briefing of Communist bloc correspondents by Leonid Ilykhev, the Soviet press officer here. Some of those present quoted Ilyi- chev as saying "there will be no German unification" at this.con- ference. The Soviet delegation later denied he had said it. S. Secretary of State Dulles, British Foreign Secretary Macmil- lah.- and' French Foreign Minister Piriay returned to battle with Molotov over German unity and European security today after a one- day recess in the conference because of the All Saints Day holiday in France. Dulles Visits Franco Secretary Dulles used the interlude to confer in Madrid with Generalissimo Franco. Dulles said his conversations there were "most interesting and most satisfactory." Spanish Foreign Minister Alberto Artajo said they had discussed the entire international situation and found themselves in "complete agreement." On the Middle East diplomatic was reported on excellent authority that Molotov had told Israeli Premier Moshe Sharett, as well as Dulles and Macmillan Jiat the sale of Communist arms to Egypt would continue. But he was said to have promised this flow of weapons would not be allowed to "hurt" Israel. Jewels Returned ByFilmAetress To New York Firm LOS ANGELES «V-The $132,000 worth of gems that a Milwaukee admirer gave actress Linda Chris- NEW YORK WV-The American [tian have been turned over to the Newspaper Publishers Assn. yesterday filed a brief in federal court denying government allegations prizes in chemistry and physics lhat '<• conspired to allocate newspaper advertising to a selected group of advertising agencies in violation of antitrust laws. The ANPA denies that it or any one authorized to act for it is Veteran hoodlum John Allen -Ken- driclc has been listed:»» .one of the j-'BI's "ten most • wanted fufritlves." He replaces J»clcH»rvey Raymond, who wa.i captured • in Denver on October 14. By SAFCHIK WASHINGTON —(INS)— Trigger- happy John Allen Kendrick, a vicious hoodlum who has spent most of tha past 32 years in jail, was placed today on the FBI's list of "ten most wanted fugitives." The five - foot - seven - inch, 202- pound veteran criminal was -indicted by a federal grand jury in Washington last 'August on charges of assault with intent to kill and to commit robbery, assault with a dangerous weapon, attempted robbery and carrying a dangerous weapon. Referring to Kendrick as "this hardened gunman," the FBI said he was identified as the assailant of * man who was shot in the throat in Washington on December M. 1954. rr-Tr autumn in some Northern areas. The chilliest region extended from the Northern Rockies eastward through the Northern Plains and 'the Upper Mississippi Valley. Temperatures generally were 10 degrees lower than yesterday JOHN AU.CN Since his first arrest in 1923. Kcn-i drick has been an inmate of five different jails from coast to coast, and has broken mil of two of them —the Ne* Jersey Slate Prteor. in 1931 and the District of Columbia Reformatory at Lorloit, Va., two years later. The FBI .warned that Ktfidrick (Continued on Pogr* 2, Col. 3) W. E. Lamb of Stanford Univer-lengaged in a conspiracy in re- tian, they said, had been given "an undisclosed sum" for the in-], convenence. day from sympathetic thoughts about Princess Margaret and her Cold Air Sweeps [nto North Area « If Tht Associated Preii More cool air spread southward} - ... from Canada today, dropping tern-blighted romance to speculation peratures to the lowest marks of about the future of Peter Townsend, the man who loved and lost, Margaret, after making her decision not to marry Townsend, an RAF group captain and divorced father of two children, spent yes- sity and Dr. P. Kusch of Columbia straint of trade, or that it intended an amicable agreement had been University. 'to do so by any of its actions. reached out of court. Miss Chris- . i - ,',- --..,,!-_ -,_... i.. ..itm •— • -•' 'Britons Speculating On Towiisend Future LONDON yv-Britons turned to-iload of official duties while she morning,.with most areas reporting residence, Clarence House, readings under 20 degrees. One of the cold spots was Cutbank. Mont., which reported near zero. The high yesterday was under ,"50 degrees. Maryland Doctor Killed CHICAGO tf! — Among the 38 passengers whtf perished aboard the United Air Lines DC-6B which crashed last night near Longmont, Colo., was Dr. Harold R. Sandstead, 1914 Rosemary Hills Drive, Silver Spring, Md. terday in seclusion with Queen Mother Elizabeth at their London , Tonight the Princess will make her first appearance since her de- story of his ill-fated romance. recovers from her shattered love. The handsome 40-year-old Townsend found some refuge in, his thwarted romance with the 25- year-old Princess by remaining at Uckfield House, the .Sussex country Rlace of his friend. Lord Rupert Nevill. He was reported sorting dozens of job offers from prospective employers in Britain and America. Newspapers, news syndicates and book publishers were bopcftilly bidding large sums for the inside cssion, attending a service at St. Paul's Cathedral. The occasion is tbe 50th anniversary of the death of Dr. Thomas John Barnardo, who founded a group of homes for British foundlings. With a full schedule of ceremonial events stretching before Margaret this week and beyond. Prime But his friends said it was unthinkable that the gentlemanly airman who was. a fighter pilot hero of the battle of Britain, would decide to cash in by publishing details of the courtship which stirred the British throne. They added it is not unlikely he soon may end his air force career and seek private Minister Eden's government wasjemploytnent. perhaps in the air reported prepared to lighten her'craft industry. New York jewelry firm from which they were purchased. The check that Robert H. Schies- inger gave Van Cleef and Arpels of New York bounced. Miss Christian, former wife of actor Tyrone Power, resisted efforts of the jewelers to obtain the gems, claiming they were a Christmas gift. Yesterday, however, lawyers said Buenos Aires Papers Seized BUENOS AIRES tfv-The proviV ional government today took charge of two General Confederation of Labor newspapers minutes after diehard Peronista leaders of the organization had called off .an attempted general strike. . One of the newspapers was La Prensa, formerly the big independent daily, run by.the Paz family, ; which was expropriated by the' Juan D.. Pcron government in 1951. The other was El Lider. -At' government announcement said both would b* administered temporarily by. one government appointee, to b« named later. GOP Leader Dies BALTIMORE W) — Joseph M. ; Armstrong. 88, a long-Urn* power in Anne Arundel County Republi* can politics, died yesterday in Franklin Squart Hospital. I

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