The Brooklyn Daily Eagle from Brooklyn, New York on May 21, 1963 · 1
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The Brooklyn Daily Eagle from Brooklyn, New York · 1

Brooklyn, New York
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Tuesday, May 21, 1963
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f -1 r 'y t. - s GWU A1Y :lft.Za.. PROCK I . 38 M-'Y 413 00 CITY The Weather . .TODAY: Morning fair, some , cloudiness In the afternoon; high In 70s. . , TOMORROW: Mostly cloudy,' some rain likely. 122nd Year, Number Indict Two Garment Worker Official Among Hogan Targets ""'An agent and a salesman were the" SLA grand Jury yesterday." Indicted . yesterday In the con-They were: ' Dorothy Franck, timing grand Jury probe of the .owner of Dottys Sutton Tap, 221 scandal -.ridden State Liquor E. 58th St., a licensee; Jack Authority, bringing the-total of Goloy, proprietor of Simon indictments returned to nine. Goloy's Restaurant, 213 Bowery; Sam Berger, 53, of 350 E, 54th Michael Ruskln, a licensee, of E. St., Manhattan, who describes 11th St., and Milton C. Winkler, MniselfaslnJheintextalnment-M attorneia . . ' business," was Indicted for six Chief Asst. D. A. Albert Scotti counts of perjury. Charles Duke, said Miss Franck will be called 50, of 10 East End Ave., Man- again Wednesday because she was hattan, who was listed as an ac- not reached yesterday, count salesman connected with Winkler who has Immunity was the Courtney Trucking Co. of 202 accompanied .by his lawyer, , W. 38th St, In New York's gar- Anthony Atlas, ment district, was Indicted for Berger was held In $7,500 and four counts of first degree per- Duke In $10,000 ball. :JuryL Duke's real name Is Kaminet- sky and he has long been linked with an extortion back in 1957, while Duke was Jailed in connection with a Brooklyn murder. Both men were described as friends of the previously indicted Harrv Ktelnman. Harry Stelnman. The Indictment returned against Duke Included the following counts: 1. He lied when he said he never discussed Ralph Berger with Harry Stelnman. 2. He lied when he said he did not tell Harry Stelnman that Ralph Berger had passed money. 3. He testified falsely when he said that he did not tell Harry Stelnman that "They've got a lot against Ralph Berger." 4. He lied when he said he did not discuss Frank Jackalone 4owner ofrthe-Tenemen&wlth- Harry Stelnman. Berger-was picked up yesterday morning by detectives from the - District Attorney's office. Duke surrendered to District Attorney Frank S. Hogan's office early yesterday afternoon. Four witnesses testified before . Two Youths Arrested JnFjatality- Two Brooklyn teenagers were - arraigned In Criminal Court yes-ie rday charged -with- the-fatal shooting of a third teenager early Sunday morning. Jack Griffin, 18, of119 Vernon Ave., allegedly fired a rifle shell Into the ehest of Manuel Fernandez, 19, of 448 Saratoga Ave., whlleAltonBrown, 17,of 262 Dumont Ave., stood by with a knife, according to police. The shooting occurred about 1:30 a.m. Sunday at the corner of Saratoga Ave. and Eastern pkwy. . Fernandez was rushed to Kings County Hospital where he was on the operating table for six hours in an unsuccessful attempt to save his life. He died several hours aftef the surgery.-" Ptl. Antonio Marrero of the 73 pet. and Det. Richard Byrnes of the Brooklyn North Homicide Squad arrested Brown and Griffin in the area of the shooting shortly after Fernandez died. , Adolescent Division Judge Reuben Levy ordered the two youths held without bail for a hearing May 22. " :V' -. Further opposition to estab - iisnmem 01 a parxing lot on w. 15th St between Surf Ave. and the Boardwalk has. been voiced by a number of Coney Island businessmen. "A public parking area as proposed by the Department of Traffic adjacent to Nathan, s re freshment stand In Coney Bland ' . Inside the Eagle bridg ............................IS Classified ..... 12-13 Crossword 15 Comics 14-15 Tho Dillingor Story 7 Doaths 7 Editorials 8 Entortoinmont .16 Horoscopo 14 Lottsrs Social Calondar 4 Sports 9-1 1 T.V.; v......... 13 Woman's ...................... ' 4-5 Oppose Coney ParMng l 229 judge Remands 18-Year-Older , T J.0 Grand JUFV . An 18-year-old youth, charged with assaulting and robbing an elderly woman, was ordered held in $1500 ball for a grand Jury hearing, by Criminal Courts Judge. Reuben Levy yesterday. According to police: , . Willie Pressley, 61 A Baln-brldge'St., Jumped out of the shadows to' attack Mrs. Katie Osborne, 65, of 533A Hancock St.rasshewalked toward home about 9:30 p.m. Sunday. At the corner of Decatur St. and Stuy-vesant Ave., Pressley allegedly r abbed her by4he t h r oa V knocked her down and ran off with her purse which contained $50. Pressley was intercepted by radio patrolmen John Kelly and Tom Sullivan of the 79th Precinct 'as he ran from the scene pursued by parishioners of a nearby church who heard Mrs. osDorne's cries xor neip. A 'She9 Grows inBrooklynr All this todo about that silly tree! When everyone knows Brooklyn grows other things. A case In point: the five latest home-grown American Beauties- entered In The Brooklyn Eagle Miss Brooklyn Contest, (see page "3) The contestants, and the prizes mount dally . Clip out the entry blank and mall yours today. (It's on the Sports page) f a a A Itprrin tac ' For Kings Point Congressman John M. Murphy, D-Brooklyn - and - Staten Island, announced the following Brooklyn residents have .qualified as alternative candidates for the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, based on a statewide competitive examination! Joseph J. Roach, of 1824 Ryder St., Earl R. Refslahd, of 524 67Ui St.,. Joseph T. Keegan, Jr., of 3703 Ave. R, William Ahearn, of 2225 Dltmas Ave., Kenneth F. Phillips, of 9702 Ridge Blvd.,' and William J, Johnson, of 7224 Fourth Ave. " WOuid not only Increase the pre sent traffic lam on Surf Ave. because all cars would have to enter and leave from Surf Ave',' many of the businessmen poll-, ed told The Brooklyn Eagle.. ilso In opposition to the site Is Leonard J. McCullough, a ma- Jr Conev Island Property owner, who said "West 15th St. Is a di- rect pedestrian thoroughfare be tween the subway and the beach. A parking lot In this area soutn of Surf Ave. would create a traf-,flc disaster. I have a great deal of faith In Traffic Commissioner Henry A. Barnes, and I hope that he does not allow a member of his staff to push through a proposal that even he does not.fa-vor.' ' m a letter to Commissioner Barnes, George F. Mand, 1st Deputy Fire Commissioner, re-oorted "Commissioner, Thompson has ALL RIGHTS RESERVED More I AW Vt MHRt- District Chief Assistant D. A. Aaron Er" Koota and Pbllco DepufyrChitf InipectofJamesErKnoH txplaintoT-' n rv 7T 11 1 Mroadw&TJt For Cooper " Stardust and tlckertape the likes of which "Gordo" Cooper never ,yig numerous experiments as- in the Project Mercury series saw In space will flood the sky signed to him. .;r::z- ' might be held later this year but above Broadway tomorrow wfien ; Cooper described his blazing a top official of the Federal Space the free world's number 1 as- "fireball" re-entry under manual Agency said it seemed "quite tronaut Is received by New York control, and emergency step that unlikely." ; , City. ' was necessary after the automatic The statement, by Dr.Robert tT-Gordon-Cooper theman8ystem MTailedJta the 20th orbit C. Seamans, associate director of who takes an hour or so to circle and caused anxious -CdncenTNASArapparentlyTnean the next the earth, will take two hours to around the world. U. S. manned space flight will not reach NewTork from Washington following a 12:15 reception at tne White House. President Kennedy will rternrate Mat. Conner with the Distinguished Service Medal around the earth. Following the tlckertape wel come up -lower Broadway tomorrow. CooDer and members of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration will be honored at a luncheon by Mayor Robert F. Wagner and the City of New York in the grand ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria-Hotel. Sunday Cooper described his breathtaking flight probably the last manned spaced voyage by the United States for 18 months as firm proof man can sleep, eat and live for long periods in space. He told of seeing vivid geo- graphic details, sleeping soundly, eating on schedule although he asked me to advise you that our people have made a very careful study of the area in the vicinity of the proposed parking lot which as we understand it will involve reducing the width of W. 15th St. , between Surf Ave. and the Board- 'walk. ..rt.rn-rvnio inrinrtinrrh. on, in. S?i;Sfm2? L PVn Arm In the conviction that the reduction of the street in question will result In a severe handicap of the operations of this department if and when called -upon to extinguish a fire Involving the boardwalk or within the blocks bounded by Stlllwell Ave. and W. 15th St., W. 150T St. and W. 16th St. SSf w.i awalk. We are mindful the Boardwalk. We are mindful that in fighting a fire it Is often ney ulua Amusement area - the In staten Island, the expert-. necessary for the apparatus to go 8ectlon of kyt.,mt mental routelested yester-rJJLeM to'f site has the advantage of access dtjTtoS WtSSSS. rear exposure. from the four streets surrounding -porMf v. av St -The The Coney Island Chamber of while the location south of Surfi. . SS'L 1- " A Pulitzer Prize-Winning Newspaper M in SIM Scanda AttarnVv EiwatA S - Sitv.r. ' , Was not too hungry and perform "There-w a s-.rally-n prob- lem," he said. . There had been speculation that TA Says Experiment ml -m sVk bVc n ' TT "I H1"JLJ Buses were glven a ciear tlen on Livingston St. yesterday m0rnlng during 'the rush-hour, and accprdlng to the Transit Authority , the experiment worked out just fine. The TA "buses only" traffic lane experiment got its first morning rush-hour test between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. on Livingston St. between Flatbush Ave. and Boerum PI. Plans provide for the west- an area between W. 15th and W. 16th Sts. from Surf Ave. north to Mermaid Ave. which has a total assessed valuation of only $582,000 and which is occupied partly by unimproved land and mostly by commercial occupants the majority of whom would be Mng - to - sell, - it Is claimed, 10 a letter to Commissioner Barn"' E H' Kleln' Presldentof h rmim stated - Lot . - --f-, . iuiui uia uiuck-pi eceuiiiK uib 'The Coney Island Chamber of corner where the vehicle is . to Commerce would like to propose jurn . an alternate off-street parking jhe TA Commissioners an-slte that would cost no more nounced that the TA and Traffic money, would accommodate more Department teams have con-cars, and would decrease rather jucted studies on various streets than increase traffic congestion jji boroughs, and will test the and Would be of value tothe-com-' iri..i ..... i. t. u mwclal portion of the residenUal .ri on , Mrimetr of the Co-' Ave. wouia creaie airimc jam o) oj Vnewtmen how jhty olon to Collo and Profaci mobs. Police arretted 17 Gallo ganj members on charges of illegally possessing weapons. Eagle Photo by Prast antare To still another one-man space flight eome - 'until -Octoberpi984-atihF earnest. Seamans said a definite decision ' W-b-b n. UVyVyCVilO " - bound curb lane leading to the Brooklyn Civic Center to be kept free of trucks and private cars during those hours every day except Sunday. The eastbaund curb lane is to be reserved for buses from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. TA Commissioners John J. Gllhooley and Daniel T. Scannell were "cautiously optimistic" after receiving reports of an 18 per cent reduction In running time for Civil Center-bound buses. - ' " " ' ' ' . " Some 15,700 Brooklyn passengers, the TA estimated, will be affected by the service. Regulations prohibiting park- durl hours tave bwn gsjabjjjj, by New yorkClty Tmr rvnarmn u.icrv trafflc signs will "be Installed along the route -,' .. J Regulations, the TA announced, wm enforced by the Police rjepijtmtni. Right turns byvehl-T. cle, other than buses may be made by pulling into the bus lane JL v,.. i one in Brooklyn, and also in t.i . '..i day will be affected. J A 2-3100 end the feud between the SO U ULJ U Set morrow on whether there would be another Mercury flight, "must be made within the next week or so." If there" are no more Mercury flight, next comes Project Gemini a program to put up two-man teams of astronauts into orbit for periods of up to two weeks. 1 - nrt m -i ii"- 1fZh - ; V VVl . . ' ; . . j, f ,tr A. , -r . 1 ;:J&k& ' t -- r, r. i i'A rWwPji ?. fi,.. r!T- ,. ill' .Vfr n-., ' jl , ;n.t.w if J ' v -..t:.:. i t ,r-r i - ,-t . t I" " tJL. 1 I .- NEW LANE Commissioner John J. Gilhooley receives reports over. Wolkie-Talkie of Flatbush Ave. and Livingston St. yesterday, on success of TA's "buses only" experiment. Transit Authority Police Copt. Albert Westreich and TA Commissioner Daniel T. Scannell look on. eMW i-TytimM Ml , By CHAiaKS KYAN, (See Kditorial Today) District Attorney .Kdward S. Sih er yesterday vowed to end street gunplay between the Callo and Profaci mobs in Brooklyn. In a series ol tour raids on (Jallo "dormitories," Sunday, the special squad arrested 16 men and one woman, all alleged members of the Callo mob, and charged them with illegal possession of weapons, those arrested at Ocean Ave., Hidden under the floorboards Detective James Murphy said he and in the linen closet, police found Mrs. Paula Savarese, 23, found an arsenal of three rifles, of 51 First Ave., alone with a a shotgun, seven pistols, two revolver in her red-flowered cot-si 1 e n c e r s, three bullet-proof ton handbag. Arrested on aSulll-vests, ammunition andl2detona- van law charge, she was released tors for explosives. on $1,000 Ml. As Silver talked to the press, the 17 were arraigned before St., who said he was a plumbing Brooklyn Criminal Court Judge contractor, was taken Into cus-Louls S. Wallach. Most were tody at his' home by Detective held in lieu of ball, set at $10,000 Nicholas Vecchl who said he found or $15,000.. an unloaded .22-cal rifle in the The raids followed the shoot lng Sunday morning of Carmine Perslco, 30, of 920 50th St., and Alphonse D'Ambroslo, 38, of 2115 E. First St., of whom police say are Profaci gang mem- bers. The district attorney said the feud, over control of coin- operated machines, reaches back -at -least to Aug.20lI96i Larry Gallo fended off an at- tempt to garrot him at the Sa- hara Lounge, 1201 Utica Ave. Silver called Perslco a "prime suspect'.' In that attempt, but the lndlctment naming him and others was dismissed for lack of evl- dence Larry Gallo, 35, of 51 Presi- dent St. and his brother, Albert Gallo Jr., 32, of 652 Fourth St., were arrested with six "house guests" at a 2 12 room apart- ment at 1305 Foster Ave. Police ueputy yniei inspector James e, Knott said beds and a television set were the only furnishings In flat second one at 2300 Ocean Ave where seven J?? wer r?unded "P Both ; Callo were sleeping at 6:30 p.m. henDetectlyi Joseph Murray entered., wtth search warrant. Th-other mL-.wejr. watching vrr.!:--" - - in the linen closet under the flooring police said they found three loaded and one unloaded k.v , .u,, , OceanAve address, - Detectlvs w.u. VI nj iuu n oiscoY- WallaCh replied. - ered a revolver and an auto-oti said police have found a matlc pistol beneath the hallway gnm panel truck conUlnlnf a ,fl0rtng' . 7" " rifl0( several shells, empty cart-k . , . rWges and a chair. Theassallant 26, or 322 Carroll St., one of .... 1 l RIGHT TURNS . 1JUHft t ' 0 N LY E. plW In l . T'- v r hK'H' ' AY if ""EDITION ilttby, May 21; 1963 Santo Patane. 40. of 2138Rovce basement and a starter's pistol under the attic floor. He was held on $1,500 balL Addresses given by most of the men could be fictitious, police said. Knott said 51 President St., " the usual address for manyof the Gallo mob, is being redecorated, He added that both the Ocean and when-Foster Aves apartments were - rented under aliases, taken at Foster Ave. were: Nicholas Bianco, 31, and Salva- tore Manglanelll, 33, both of 51 president St., held without ball because of previous felony 'ar- rests; John Cutrone, 43, 5lPrei ident St., and Albert Gallo Jr., both under $15,000 bail; Larry Gailo. John S. Santiago, 28, of 329 Carroll St.; Louis Hubela, 29, of 471 Carroll St.; and Peter Morello, 21, of 434 13th St., ball each, Al ocean Ave.: Frank Illiano. 35, of 8 First PL, $15,000; Ro ..Pin mimImi. 21. of 77 Prst- dent John rjonaruma. 37, of 120 Third pl.jGennaroBasclano, 33, of 210 PresldentSt.; Marlanl; j0iepn Dantuono, 36, of 2055 59th ,st Anthony Bernardo, 32, of 309 E. Eighth St, all under $10, qoo ball - T : (AsstO DIst. Atty. Aaron E hlKner bail forall, 50 qqq tor eacn of tn Callos Ja ng the arresta rult from an attempted murder." 0 nanxnr. Judge ' ai J n rw" .n m-M: :ir . 11 nr-. -i 7 1 : : v. I -1"

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