Standard-Speaker from Hazleton, Pennsylvania on August 17, 1962 · Page 17
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Hazleton, Pennsylvania
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Friday, August 17, 1962
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Berwick Industrial Association Meets Deadline Berwick Industrial Development Association (BIDA) met the option deadline in purchase of the Berwick plant from ACF Indus-tries, Inc., and turned over a down in Purchase of Property of ACF SfiHSSM, elopment! payment of $10,000 In New York I negotiations between officials of ??ph'T was. war,de? B"7 MOVING? STORAGE? BERLITZ BROS. North American Van Lines Agent Call 454-3451 City, as part of the sales agree ment. Warren llause, executive secretary of BIDA, went to New York Tuesday in representing the industrial development group, turning over 'the check of $10,000 and thus exercising the option for purchase of the ACF plant by BIDA, representing the Berwick Community. Purchase' price' is $2,400,000, as previously agreed upon in prior NOW! GET JUST THE KIND OF MATTRESS YOU WANT Orthopedic Constructon famous make Foam Rubber Smooth Top Mattress and Box Spring rnmniPTB "...r... $et i - . - - . V.-.. . . y- Guaranteed 10 years Here is the answer to sleeplessness due to the quality of your mattress: Rest assured with this fine quality button free mattress. OF HAZLETON 18-20 E. Broad V &s srr xsi rfi fr A BIDA and ACF Industries, Inc. Sale of the plant will become effective on Tuesday, August 28, as BIDA becomes the new owner of the vast complex, which at one time was Berwick's biggest em ployer, with permanent shutdown of the plant becoming effective on September 30, 1962 and ACF ceases to be a Berwick employer, thus effecting its consolidation of. railroad equipment building at its other plants. The closing agreement, or final sale of the plant, will be signed on August 28. Negotiations are being held to have the closing purchase papers signed in New York City in the offices of ACF Industries. Under the agreement, Berwick through BIDA will turn oyer to ACF officials the sum of $1,598,000 on August 28, 1962. Those sum are already assured, through the ARA and SBA loans from the federal government, as agreed upon in prior negotiations between the BIDA and U. S. government officials at Washington, D.C. I ACF will accept mortgages, for remainder of the sales agree ment, in the amount of $619,000 for balance of the sprawling plant and $181,000 for the Berwick Forge and Fabricating unit. Red Party Chief Gets His Release MOSCOW (AP) - The Commu nist party chief of the Rostov-on Don region has been released from his job, the Communist party newspaper Pravda reported Thursday. According to rumors reaching Moscow, there have been angry demonstrations in that area about food shortages. There has been no official confirmation of the 1 Barry Hersker Earns Doctorate U. of Florida. sv Hwsker, son of Atty. John H. Hersker, West Hazleton, at the recent convocation held at the University of Florida at Gainesville. His father attended the ceremony. Dr. Hersker's subject for qualifying dissertation, written after extensive research, was on the topic, "Apparel Manufacturing in United States Metropolitan Areas and the Influence of European Designs on the American Industry." The former West Hazleton young j man received his bachelor of business-administration degree in 1955 at the University of Miami, from which ho was graduated Cum Laude. This was followed by a master's degree in business administration at the same institution. Dr. Hersker taught economics and business administration at the TTniirnrcitv ftf Tiaml frrtm through I960 and taught statistics! member of Phi Kappa Pi!, Phi onH marw.tino at th i'nivrKitv Eta Sigma and Delta Sigma Pi. of Florida. Gainesvlle, for the He also belongs to the Artus Na- TARMVAL' OVERSEAS NEW YORK (J?) Overseas dup-lications of the musical hit "Carnival" are being staged by Lucia Victor, production manager of the Broadway original Hazleton Standard-Speaker, Friday, August 17, 1962 17 YMCA BUILDS 1 33 countries. So far 26 bulldinf NEW YORK (v?) Young Men's projects have been completed and Christian Associations around the construction is underway on 52 world have raised $11,118,692 to-otnei"s. . . Miss Victor has been given leave wards a goal of $16,000,000 in a! of absence to arrange the exhibits "Building for Brotherhood" cam- Walter Camp made the first Alitor London and Sydney, Australia, paign for 116 building projects in America football selections in 1889. ' nrfNii Dr. Barry J. Hersker academic year 1961 through 1962 He will return to the faculty of the University of Miami in the fall tional Economics Fraternity and American Marketing Association. He has been active as a man agement and marketing consultant Dr. Hersker, who resides at 3620' to various Miami firms engaged Justison road,. Miami, Fla., is a! in national distribution. Things Went Backwards ing equipment in a new transmitting and distributing substation Tuesday when the reversal took VALDESE, N. C. (AP)-It was just like a scene out of a science fiction nightmare. Needles at the Waldesian Hosiery mill stopped for a moment, then began running backwards, entangling, instead of knitting socks. Conveyor belts in manufacturing plants began backing up, hurling goods towards the wrong end of production lines. Power boilers spewed flames and smoke as forced drafts went backwards and blew air through rumors. Pravda identified the furnaces, instead of outward as party chief as A. V. Basov. His! normal replacement is V. V. Skryabin. DENSE POPULATION Haiti is one of the most densely populated countries in the Western Hemisphere, with 'about 3.5 million persons living in the 10,-714-square-mile republic, much of which is uninhabitable. Classified Ads Bring Results It lasted a few unbelievable moments. Then the electric power stopped for a few seconds and returned to normal. A Duke Power Co. spokesman said it all was caused by what he termed a "phase reversal" in the 44,000-volt line feeding power to this small western North Carolina town. The utility company was install- place. The spokesman said an equipment failure caused the reversal. Telephone service between here and nearby Morganton ceased abruptly during the freak event, adding to the town's frustration as it tried to find out what was going on. The disturbance appeared only to affect the three-phase electric motors, not the single-phase types usually found in household appliances. 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