The Kane Republican from Kane, Pennsylvania on September 5, 1963 · Page 1
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KANE REPUBLICAN WEATHER FORECAST Low tonight near 40. Mostly sunny and a little warmer Friday. DAILY TEMPERATURES Overnight minimum 39 Noon recording 50 VOL. LXX, NO. 309 DIAL 837 - 6000 or 837 - 6001 KANE and MT. JEWETT, PA, - THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5. 19G3 SEVEN CENTS A COPY Hershey Trust Fund Story is Fascinating . . (JEitor's Note: Hershey Estates, the trust fund - into which the late Milton Hershey poured the millions he made from the , five - cent chocolate bar, recently donated 50 million for a memorial medical college, to be located near Harrisburg and operated by Pennsylvania State University. Here's the fascinating background of the Hershey chocolate empire). BY JACK LYNCH HERSHEY, Pa. UP) Visionary ideas sprout with remarkable success in this lush farm country where Milton S. Hershey built, a chocolate factory in a cornfield and reaped a. multi - million dollar fortune. Long before his death in 1945 at the age of 88, Hershey developed a business, civic, and philanthrope enterprise probably unmatched anywhere in the world. Now it is being capped, in 'the tradition he established,, with a $50 .million medical college and research center. The recent news left most people breathless not that the center was to be set up, but by the size of the endowment. In retrospect there should have been little surprise. Hershey was born in these lovely rolling hills, which comprise some of the richest farm: land in the nation, failed three times before, at the age of 30, he connected in the candy business at Lancaster. He made a million dollars1 in the sale of his carmel business and in 1903, against the advice of financial advisers, ploughed the entire amount into the chocolate factory that is the hub of one of America's showpiece towns. His chocolate candy was an instant success so much so that it has grown to an $183 million dollar a year business without ever having had an advertising budget. For Fellow Man Almost immediately Hershey, who was childless, began searching for ways to spend the money for the good of his fellow man. In 1909, only six years after starting the business, he founded he Milton S. Hershey Industrial .School for Orphan Boys. He gave 500,000 shares of the chocolate company's common stock, stipulating that it be held in perpetuity for the school. He also built homes for his workers, a store, a bank and got a railroad station and a' post office. In 1914 he built the Hershey Consolidated School of Derry Township and 11 years later he gave the township a junior - senior high school. .Alway interested in edu - cation, he established the M. 3. Hershey Foundation in 1935 with 5,000 shares of common stock to further the public schools. He organized the Hershey Junior College in 1938 and the fund has provided financial assistance ever since. During the depression years, Hershey kept the plant in full production and held the salary line. In addition to keeping the town's economy going, he stunned his business associates by building the 10,000 - seat sports arena in a town which had a population of 3,500 persons. The arena is in the center of a park with four golf courses that make Hershey famous as a tourist attraction as well as the home of the world's largest chocolate company. Hershey Estates, another corporate outgrowth of his business genius, owns and operates a telephone company and many of the utility and service establishments, as well as the recreational facilities. Two Hotels, Too Hershey Estates also operates two hotels, one built in the Moorish motif high on a hill overlooking Chocolate Town. Again he went against the advice of advisers, agreeing that the lush hotel wasn't needed but that it would provide employment. "Besides, when we farmers go to the city we are impressed by the fine hotels we see there,'' he said. So I thought I'd impress the city folks by building a fine hotel on one of our farms." The hotel is a highly popular resort. In the 18 years since Hershey's ;Mt. the vast fortune left to the 1poI for boys grew at a tremendous rule. In the last decade, the 65 per j (Continued on page 4) 61 ENROLLED AT WARREN COLLEGE WARREN The Warren Center of Kdinboro State College enrolled f, students during its one - night ivujislijilion period held at Warren llinh School last night. How - this number is expected to iiMTiV'' before the opening of the s, haul here on Sept. 11. Thi,se enrolled include both full time lUHi .Tiiu - ,!ia in wwui tl,e freshmen and sophomore classes This is the second year for the ff.,iini'us center in Warren. Cl;isv are held in the Warren Hli Sdiool building. SALUTE TO PINCHOT WASHINGTON - Ml President Kennedy will salute two Republicans Theodore Roosevelt and Gif - ferd' I'inthot, at the start of his jiKslnt'' t - onitervHtion tour later this Kennedy, it vvim learned today, u II bet'in In Sept. 25 - 20 trip by fivlntf Mi""rd - J'" to vislt the liner J'inihot borne which soon I' d h. eorin' a nationul historic sile. EXPECTING y v - H f ' : , - I r U II J 'm ' Charlavne Alberta Hunter, 21, first Negro girl to enter and graduate from the University of Georgia and who secretly married Walter Stovall, 25, a white student she met on the campus, enters the offices of The New York magazine in New York, where she is an editorial assistant. She said she is expecting a child in December. Stovall (right, outside the building)still has to finish college. 'A Supreme Effort' $42,000 GOAL IS SET FOR UNITED FUND DRIVE HERE Drive Leaders Meet Tonight With Directors to Map Nine - Agency Campaign An all - out Kane Area United Fund drive in October will move on a target of $42,000 for nine agencies a quota slightly reduced from last year, but representing a bare minimum with which the public supported programs can continue without curtailment. Arthur L. Johnson, KAUF president, announced that the Rev. S. George Bovill, pastor of First Congregational Church and James E. Brouse, general "Y" secretary, will head up the drive as chairman and co - chairman. The drive leaders will meet with the Board of Directors at a meeting this library to discuss the budget campaign. Mr. Johnson said the budget committee held its series of meet ings with each participating agency. Each agency submitted its budget and its program for the ensuing year, pared to bare essentials. The participating agencies include the YM - YWCA combined, Red Cross, crippled children, playgrounds, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, youth baseball, Mental Health and Salvation Army. At the board meeting tonight, allocations to various agencies will be discussed and the drive program will take form. The co - chairmen now are moving an advance gift program and efforts to contact out of town headquarters for local firms. They described the 1963 drive as a "supreme effort" to get the public fund agencies in shape to advance their community programs. The various agencies not only have been forced to curtail activities and programs on regular programming through the past several years, but have been unable to secure sufficient funs to meet needs and to advande new effort. Fair Share Giving Only through a successful united drive once for all agencies can the participating groups be assur ed of full financial support. Through the combining of all drives into one, savings in drive expenses has been compared to costs of support for one of the participating agencies. The give once work once program gives all an opportunity to fair share effort and financial support for maximum results. Further concentration of effort will be made for the payroll deduc tion plan of giving. The co - chair men have stated a firm belief that, of a large percentage of persons employed in businesses, offices, fat, tories and all lines of industry, the drive can go over the top. They pointed out the goal would be reached if salaried personnel and wage earners would contribute the TORNADO SHOCK WANES l ... J E." - - J ", i LynchvUle Home Off These photos were made possible by the St. Marys Daily Press which will re - publish them In a special pictorial edition on Saturday. A wave of shock, bewilderment, In trail of the million dollar tornado damage at neighboring St. Marys is waning. Stunning impact of the blow has been softened by a heart - warming approach to the IN DECEMBER evening in the Junior High and preliminaries for the equivalent of one hour's work per month. The drive leaders now are' enlisting division heads to set a complete listing of volunteers well in advance of drive dates. HARRISBURG UP) Gov. Scran - ton's Council of Business and Industry made detailed recommendations in six major areas today to stimulate employment and economic progress in Pennsylvania. A report containing the recommendations, including endorsement of the proposed merger of the Pennsylvania and New York Central Railroads, was presented to the governor. The council, comprised of 20 prominent business executives, spent some seven months making the srvey at the request of the governor to determine what Pennsylvania could do to Improve its business climate and create more jobs. The council said: "We also firm - ly believe that nothing short of a total commitment by all facets and segments of Pennsylvania toward the common objective of development of our state to it fullest potential will do if we are to achieve success." FOREST CONSERVATION MONEY JS APPROVED WASHINGTON UP) The Department of the Interior announced today approval of $1,852,000 in additional accelerated public works projects, to be distributed for forest conservation activities in 19 states. The list includes a grant to the Erie National Wildlife Refuge in Pennsylvania's Crawford County, for a $50,000 forest preservation project to start this Fall. Foundation cleanup problem which is preliminary to the repair the rebuilding. All highways into St. Marys were choked by bumper - to - bumper traffic lines miles in length carrying the sympathetic, the curious, into the devastated areas which had the aspects of bombing damage. The most often repeated words heard at St. Marys: "Thank God." By HANS NEUERBOLRG DUERRENAESCH, Switzerland UP) Switzerland today mourned for victims of its worst airline disaster, a crash that killed 80 persons, including almost a complete generation of the farming village of Humlikon. "This is worse than a war," said a farmer in Humlikon .after being informed that his parents were among the 43 passengers from his village killed when a Swissair twin - jet Caravelle from Zurich exploded and crashed in fog Wednesday. All 74 passengers and six crewmen were killed. ' Humlikon lost about one - fifth of its 217 population. The community also lost its mayor and all coun - cilmen. With the other villagers, they were heading to Geneva to visit an agricultural experiment station. For many of the villagers,' it. was thei first flight. There were 19 married couples among them. They left 40 orphans. - , Despair and disbelief hung ' over Humlikon. No children played. Red - eyed adults conversed in whispers. Said Gottfried Melsterhans, ; 28, whose parents perished in the disaster: ... C "This is terrible. This is worse than war because it wiped out virtually a whole generation. "My parents wanted so badly to make this flight. I would have loved to go too, but my parents thought I and my wife would have more chances to fly. So we agreed that they make the trip. This is fate. "What shall we do now? How can people be able to continue here? All fields are worked by the families themselves. None has a farm hand." Nothing resembling a human body was found after the $3 - million French - built airliner, bound for Geneva and Rome, plowed into a grassy field on the outskirts of Duerrenaesch. Blasting a crater 18 feet deep, it disintegrated. The biggest piece of wreckage found was a six - foot section of one wing. American Victim Among the dead was one American, Emerson Glauner, Jr., 3B, of Rockton, 111. Glauner, a divisional sales manager of the Beloit Corp., manufacturer of papermaking machinery, was on his way to a paper mill in France. Six foreigners and 68 Swiss made up the passenger list. All the crew members were Swiss. The crash occurred eight minutes after the plane had taken off and shortly after the pilot had radioed a "Mayday" disaster signal and desperately cried "No more! No more!" Rumors circulated that the plane may have been sabotaged after some witnesses said it disintegrated in the air. But Col. Karl Hoeg - ger of the Federal Air Office said evidence collected so far appeared to rule out foul play. "But," he added, "of course I cannot prove this" VOTER REGISTRATION BEING HELD HERE A special voter registration is being conducted at the Borough Building here from 1 to 9 p.m. today. The registration is for those reaching voting age, changing addresses or party affiliations and for those whose names were dropped from the rolls for failure to vote during the past two years. ' Although the registration is primarily for Kane Borough and Hamilton and Wetmore Twp. residents, any county resident may register. A similar registration will be held at Mt. Jewett Sept. 12 from 4 to 8 p.m. U.S. ACCIDENT TOLL CHICAGO .T) The National Safety Council reported today that accidents killed 47,200 persons in the United States during the first six months this year. 3 per cent higher than In the first half of 1962. Washington Road Oarage Apartment These thanks were freely expressed for the miraculous sparing of lives. Trees can be grown transplanted; homes, businesses and property in general rebuilt. Lives too can be rebuilt but irreplaceable life was not taken. No critical injuries have been listed. In wake of the tornado, help mov f tl"" . . .... ' j DELAY BIRMINGHAM after mmi of ALABAMA GOVERNOR WINS FIRST ROUND y ( A, , If I M & " f . J&x t V, 4y ,r r " K I ! ik V ; A i p y W r - " iv.T' ' f ' Acting on orders of Alabama Gov. segregated, helmeted siaie troopers Tuskegee High School. He ordered I IRE HUH FIWE RE fiGIST Bl TREAT!' WASHINGTON CP) Sen. John Sherman Cooper, R - Ky., expressed belief today that no more than five Republican votes will be cast against Senate ratification of the limited nuclear test ban treaty. Cooper said he will support the pact because he considers the risks of the agreement are manageable and in the hope it may lead to other steps to lessen tension and improve prospects for peace. Democratic leader Mike Mansfield told the Senate Wednesday he hoped to obtain ratification by the necessary two - third majority sftrr one to two week? of debate. The debate is to be begin Monday. , "It is not the intention to rush this through' Mansfield assured Sen. Everett M. Dirksen, Republican leader, who asked about the timetable. Earlier, Dirksen indicated he is likely to support ratification of the pact banning ail tests except underground. Dirksen talked with newsmen after the Sennte Foreign Relations Committee, which approved the treaty 16 to 1 last week, published a formal report that the "balance of risks" is acceptable and recommended its ratification without reservations. WELL FIRE SMOTHERED EVERETT, Pa. UP) A gas well fire was virtually smothered Wednesday night after having burned fiercely for 2 1 - 2 days. Employes of two exploration and drilling firms the Baroid Co. of Houston, Texas, and the Halliburton Co. of Indiana, Pa. pumped a chemical "mud" into the blazing well pipe. The flaming gas slowly died, although small quantities of gas continued bubbling up through the 'niud" and burned. GOLDWATER DEMAND WASHINGTON UP) Sen. Barry Goldwater, R - Ariz., demanded today a formal reservation postponing the effectiveness of the limited nuclear test ban treaty until the Soviets remove their military forces from Cuba. Levelled ed in from Kane as well as all neighboring communities. All public agencies were in action. Civil Defense was ready and moving. Red Cross and other agencies prepared as usual. Firemen were In act ion on "mutual aid.'' There were smiles sad But in all areas hit there ones, was a calm "get - at - it" attitude In approaches to disaster areas ST. Bo George Wallace In his new battle to keep Alabama public schools mm back an unidenufied woman and a group of students at the the school closed for one week to forestall enrollment of 13 Negroes. Weak FeSIin in Visit to Site of Dramatic Rescue HAZLETON, Pa. UP) David Fellin, returning for the first time to the Sheppton mine site, said he could hardly believe in the reality of his two weeks entombment. "It all seems like a hundred years ago," he remarked Wednesday as, with his wife, Anna, he spent nearly an hour at the scene. In a way, too, he intimated, it was as if it had happened to someone else, and he had only read about it. But the horror of his experience flooded back all the more as he speculated on the fate of Louis Bova, 54, the third trapped miner, whose whereabouts mine experts continue to seek. Reaffirming his gratitude to all who shared In the rescue of himself and Henry Throne, 28, on Aug. 27, Fellin, peering down the more than 300 - foot deep escape' shaft, said: "I'm just sorry Lou can't be here." He went on: "Lou was a rugged individual. I hope he is still alive. I have believed that he is alive. If I were still down there, I think I'd still be alive." Offer to Search Fellin had offered repeatedly to lead a searching crew to the place where he thinks Bova was trapped, apart from the other two, and said that was his chief reason for wanting to go back to the mine. Any immediate possibility of Fel - lin's performing such a mission, however, seemed unlikely. State officials and other mine experts say it may take four or five months of drilling and other complex effort to determine wha happened to Bova. Also, Fellin's doctor has advised him to take it easy for the time being, since he is still rather weak. TERRORISM . . . VENEZUELA CARACAS, Venezuela UP) Interior Minister Manuel Mantilla says Castro Communists are' stepping up terrorist raids in an attempt, to thwart the presidential election set tentatively for Dec. 1. Their targets Wednesday included the home of an officer of President Romulo Betancourt's army guard, American oil pipelines and a police post at Maracaibo. MARYS nziner Koad Home Destroyed there was the sound of recovery crescendo of hundreds of power chain saws chewing their way through debris drowning out all other sounds of men, women, children and machines at work. Great debris fires lighted many areas as volunteers aided residents in clearing rubbish that once was homes, garages, parts of homes, shade trees. OTEGRAT RACE VIOLEN Special Blood Need Here Next Tuesday Blood needed for an open heart operation on an 18 - year - old girl will be collected here next Tuesday during the six - hour visit of the Blood - mobile unit. Kane chapter has been requested to supply 27 pints of type A positive blood for the operation. The blood from donors having this type of blood will be collected, then transported directly to Buffalo to be used in the operation scheduled for the next day. All other types of blood will also be collected during the visit, of course, and all who can are urged to be on hand to give a pint of blood. Several types of blood have been in short supply during the summer months throughout the area and efforts to build up the regular supply of Red Cross blood are being made by all chapters in the Buffalo Center area. Recruitment of donors " is now underway for the visit which will be made to First Methodist Church here next Tuesday, Sept. 10. ELK COUNTY CALLED A "DISASTER AREA' WASHINGTON UP) The Small Business Administration today designated Elk County, Pa., as a disaster area as a result of tornado damage Tuesday. SBA Administrator Eugene P. Foley announced Elk County and adjacent localities were given the designation. The action will permit property owners to apply to the SBA for - reconstruction and rehabilitation loans at three per cent interest. Loans may. go to owners of homes, businesses churches and charitable organizations. CONSTITUTIONAL REVISION? HARRISBURG UP) A non - partisan citizens group and the Governor's Committee for Constitutional Revision has merged into a Vote Yes Committee" to press for a constitutional convention next year. Milton J. Shapp, chairman of the Citizens Committee for State Constitutional Revision, said his group would work as the volunteer arm of the governor's committee. IN ACTION L .ffm ; 1 t .! . H'i Jf. Uucktail Trail The worst came first the twisted stumps of trees, the mounds of uprooted trees and forest growth a tangled mass to be salvaged later. Some ultimately may be processed into lumber in the rebuilding. Much is cut into small sizes which may provide a cheery warmth and glow from fireplaces or the charcoal for a cookout when the tornado becomes a memory. Negro Slain in Rioting After Bomb Blast BIRMINGHAM, Ala. iP) Four hours before three Birmingham schools were to be desegregated, Gov. George Wallace announced today that the city Board of Education had agreed to close them immediately for a temporary period. And, he said, the board also had agreed to take legal action to try to stay the federal court order integrating the three schools. The action would be tied to an argument that integration would mean further racial violence. Wallace's announcement, made through an aide, came at 4:20 a.m. (CST) after an all - night round of conferences between his staff members and city school officials. The talks be - jan in the wake of a sharp outbreak of racial violence which left one Negro dead in a melee involving hundreds of Negroes and city and county police. At least 21 persons, including four policemen, were treated lor injuries. The outbreak which cost the life of John L. Coley, 2tt, killed by three bullets, erupted after tne home of Negro attorney Arthur Shores w;is bombed for the second time in less than three weeks. Negroes in the neighborhood swarmed into the streets, screaming and throwing rocks at police as the officers arrived. Soon after the outbreak was quelled, the talks between representatives of Wallace and the school board began. There already had been brief disorders Wednesday at two of the three schools to be desegregated. And six parents had filed suit, with Wallace's blessing, to try to win a stay of the integration. After the night of negotiations, Wallace in Montgomery issued a brief statement, saying: "I have tonight asked the city Board of Education of Birmingham to close until further notice schools at West End, Ramsay and Gray - mont 'Closed Temporarily' "The board has acceded to my request and the schools will be closed temporarily. ''The board has also agreed at my request to join in the petition filed yesterday to stay the federal court order integrating thesj three schools." It was at Graymont, an elementary school, that two Negro brothers registered Wednesday. They would have started classes this morning with white children. Three other Negro pupils were to register and begin classes today at West End and Ramsay, both high schools. There remained a question of what rssults the closing of the three schools would bring in this city, already jittery from the violence and months of racial troubles. When the outbreak came Wednesday night, Wallace alerted 510 to 600 National Guardsmen for possible duty here and offered to make another 3,000 Guardsmen available. Local police officials said the situation was under control without the help. The city bulged with police. In Huntsville, Ala., 12 white children quietly segregated a previously Negro parochial school operated by the Roman Catholic Church. It was the first known integration of an elementary school in Alabama. The explosion came at about 9:43 p.m. Shores, his wife and 17 - year - old (Continued on Page 8) n 4 ((. T Trailer I'pset, Smashed Mayor Harry Schreiber, of 'Kano, expressed sympathy of this borough to its neighbor. "I have noted noted with deep pride the efforts of our local residents to help at St. Marys. Some could help, but many services were not needed. Kane extends a sincere sympathy to residents of St. Marys and warm, neighborly good wishes of encouragement in efforts to recover." So speaks Kane. . ,,.,.r

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