The Progress-Index from Petersburg, Virginia on May 19, 1955 · Page 21
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The Progress-Index from Petersburg, Virginia · Page 21

Petersburg, Virginia
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Thursday, May 19, 1955
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Offer Rejected By Bus Drivers Gott lute 7th W*k After Pay Hikt It CHARLESTON, W. V*. WV-The ·trike of 725 Atlantic Greyhound biu drivers in a 10-state area went into its seventh week today after rejection of a new wage offer from the company. The company said it offered drivers an increase of 8 to 12 per cent "to become effective on the resumption of service," and an additional raise jumping the total percentage to 10.6 to 15.9 per cent, effective next Jan. 1. Atlantic Greyhound also offered "to include in the contract a provision to arbitrate all discipline or discharge cases involving a loss of time or pay."- · The company gave the drivers a ·week in which to accept the. new offer but it had been rejected the day before it was made public yesterday. Striking drivers, who ·walked off their jobs at midnight April 6, are members of Division 1493, AFL Motor Coach Employee Union. Indiana has coal reserves total- ling 17,600,000,000 tons. Driver Hunted SIM CUMCB City, Ka». Tfce tMrd car t k e truck crashed into before «ver- turninf was operated by Madeline Wheeler, ot Brooklyn. Property damage wa« eonslder- able but there was BO personal injury- Several persons were injured In accidents on Route 1 just north of Colonial Heights late yesterday but no details were available. Florence Gravitte, 13, of Cajrson, and Shirley Glass, of Route 1, Church Road, were admitted to Pe- tertburg General Hospital, b u t their condition was not believed to be serious. Mrs. Flossie Frost, of Colonial Heights, and Emerson Earl,. Bryant, of 'Route 1, Chester, received dispensary treatment. In another mishap here, James Charles Wynne, 6. colored, of 309 Gill St., received abrasions of the forehead when hit by an auto while playing on Gill St. late yesterday afternoon. He was given dispen sary treatment. FRANK EL WILE* "ft SOIf Auto -- Fire lBt*r«Bc« til Umiom Tnwt BMf . RE 3-3321 CliArrOX OLDSMOBtLE, EVC. 247 BT. Market 8t RE 3-3773 New OMmoMle* -- Uted Can About 1 acre in every 10 in the United States has coal under it. N E E D CASH NOW TO PAY OLD B I L L S ? G«t the money you need on signature, without tndorsen. Fast, one-day ·vie*. Up to 20 months »to *§p«y on terms you select. Loans also mads for doctor bills, repairs, shopping expenses, any good reason. OUSEHOID FINANCE (SrtUrtiiZieH. 14* -A Nwtfi SywMr* St., and H**r, GvWwtt IMf. PHONE: REgwrt J-W11 LMM m*U It rmUaUt tf Msrijr JNMI T. KM*. ·.**··! ftpr.MMif Ml*Mte */ May 14. with ft* sew cam reported, for the fir*t time pushed tk* total for this "disease year"-- fkich started about April 1--ahead of the number in the comparable pan of last year. However, the alendar year total for this year i still behind the 1954 figure.' There had been 722 cases this 'disease year" reported through ast Saturday, compared with 718 a year ago for the similar period. For the calendar year the 1955 total Is 1.78«, compared with 2.271 in he similar period a year ago. Still approved for use in the mass Inoculation program is the relatively small portion still unused from the 7,890.000 cubic centimeters produced by two laboraxries: Parke, Davis Co. of De- 'Ntvtr mtod th* mamfe! If t* wtttfltd if yw Mn r r r NAVY CAPTAIN KILLED IN JET PLANE CRASH JACKSONVILLE, Fla. *!--The Navy today listed as dead Capt. Albert S. Major, commanding officer of Saufley Field near Pensacola, Fla., and Lt. Edward L. Kennedy, also of Saufley, whose two-place jet c r a s h e d Into a swampy area near here Tuesday. Previously they had been listed as missing because parts of two bodies found in the burned wreck age had not been positively Iden tified. The fliers crashed shortly after takeoff from Jacksonville Naval Air Station on a flight to Saufley. Surviving Major, a native of Clifton Forge, Va., are his widow and two children at Saufley. Ken nedy was the son of Edward E Kennedy, RFD 1, Laurel, Md. Markets (Compiled by the P«tmburs Offlc* ol Abbott, Proctor 4 Pain*, itock brokers 15 W. Tabb St.) · SOLITE · WEBLITE ·CONCRETE AND CONCRETE PIPES Steam Cured -- Modi In Ont Of Tht Country's Most Modern Plants I Prompt Deliverey Service CONCRETE BLOCK AND PIPE CORP. FORMERLY PETERSBURG CONCRETE PRODUCTS CO. A. W. NICKELSON, Pit* PUDDLEDOCK FARM DIAL RE 3-7831 lew Polio Cases (Continued From Page (hie) here was no change in its figure f 77 for the number of polio cases mong inoculated children, It said . does have a new suspect case nder investigation in Nebraska 'hat makes seven or more suspec ases under study. The others are n California, Idaho, Kansas, Penn ylvanla, Kentucky and Illinois. There have been five deaths mong vaccinated persons. A' health s'ervlce spokesman es imated that inoculations with the alk vaccine "are now-pushing th ix million mark." The 77 confirmed cases sinct use f the vaccine started about Apr! 4 compare with a provisional tota f 682 cases of all kinds of polio ncludlng confirmed and uncon irmed cases, reported by stat ealth authorities since April 10 'he total covers all age groups The upward jump for the week American Tel. * Tel Anaconda Copper Allied Chemical Atchison, Topeka, SanU Ft Admiral Radio American Radiator Avco Corporation American Tobacco Bethlehem Steel Bucyrua Erlt Canadian Pacific Coca-Cola. Consolidated Edison Curtli Publishing Celan«s« · · · · Columbia 0 ai Syitem DuPont , . " - -- .....: General Motor* Gillette Goodyear T)r» Hercules Powder International Tel. A T«l. ... Kennecott Copper Liggett t Myers Louisville fc Nashvill* .. Norfolk It Western Ohio Oil Pepsi-Cola '··'· Pennsylvania Railroad Phillips Petroleum pure Oil · - · · Radio Corporation Reynolds (R. J.) Tobacco ... Sears, Roebuck .-. · · U. S. Pipe Socony Vacuum Oil Southern Railway Studebaker-Packard .....'.,. 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PARRISH C O R P O B A T I O N 13 SOUTH SYCAMORE STREET RE 3-9720 "Tht Start That Has Ev*rythinj You N««d To Do A Complete Point lob" troit uA Kli Lilly A Co., *poli«. b«li«rc« the vaccine to b« «*f* and effective, recommended May 7 that mass inoculations b* halted temporarily pending a reappraisal of the methods of testing procedure* ?f five manufacturers. · This reappraisal wa§ completed and new clearance given for the Pake, Davis product last Friday. Re-clearance was granted the Lilly vaccine Sunday. Then federal Inspectors moved on to Wyeth. Inc., Marietta. Pa. They have now gone to PUman- Moore Co., Zlonviile, Ind. Next on the list Is Sharp Dohme, Inc.. Philadelphia, which hat not yet shipped any vaccine. Tfcun., Ifa? II MM A health service »poke«maa fovemnient scientists have b«*n seeking improved methods for studying arid analyzing protocols-the scientific reports from, manufacturers on which th* government bases : ts decisions whether to clear batches of vaccine for use. "They have now developed those and they are going to review them." this official said. "They are going at refined methods." There was no explanation as to why there has been no clearance on "more than 4V 4 million cubic centimeters whose makers' protocol! are known to have been in the hands of the .health »ervic« since May 4. No new batches have cleared centimeter is The recheck* were ordered some children who b*4 IMM* inoculated came down wit* p*lio. The number of »ucn c««ftra»«d cases now stands at 77 out ef more than five million inoculated. Five of these have been fatal. Officials have repeatedly Mid there have been no findinjp UMt the vaccine was responsible. Hawsbill, the highest peak In Virginia's Shenandoah National Park, Is 4,049 feet. Asphalt soaked cloth WM to wrap Egyptian mumle*. Calvert Mor* than one hundred'and twenty quality .controls--from selecting': grain, to the final bottling--keep Calvert! Reserve always [uniform iin taste and flavors' $0.15 4/5 QT. 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