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i ai Weather lu miri Express American Education Week November 7-13 VISIT SCHOOL THIS WEEK BOSTON Forecast for Vermont Increasing cloudiness not so cold tonight with a few showers or snow flurries north portions late tonight Mostly cloudy and a little warmer Sunday morning but turning colder during the day with snow flurries Windy Sunday Much colder again Sunday night INTIMATELY SERVING ORLEANS COUNTY THREE VILLAGES AND ISLAND POND LARGEST CENTER IN ESSEX COUNTY SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS NEWPORT VERMONT SATURDAY NOVEMBER 13 1954 VOL 19 (OLD 73) NO 195 iryrx mm Train Wreck Being Investigated Three-Way Inquiry Launched Today To Determine Cause Of Yesterday's Derailment One Passenger Killed 22 Injured Seek To Clarify Vt Highway Program State Officials Assured Congress Will Act On Scheme Which May Result In Constructing 343 Miles Or Throughways President Will Ask Senate To Ratify Nine-Power Treaty Eisenhower Believes That Rearming Germany Will Be Great World Security Step Bv MARVIN ARROWSMITH TOLEDO Ohio UP) President Eisenhower will tell the Senate Monday that ratification of the Western Europe anti-Communist alliance to free and rearm West Germany would be very great toward world security The chief press secretary James Hagerty told newsmen here today that will be the substance of a special 2000-word presidential message Eisenhower is in Ohio as the guest of Secretary of the Treasury George Humphrey hunting duck off Maumee Bay 14 miles east of Toledo He fired at ducks yesterday for the first time in 20 years and brought down the daily legal limit of lour in half an hour Then he bagged five pheasants on which there is no limit The President planned to return to Washington late today Tomorrow- Mrs 58th Monday Reported' Target Date For McCarthy Censure Want Compromise Resolution Settled By Sen Aiken Gives Opinion On Issue Orleans County Court Reconvenes Next Monday Three Divorce Contempt Petitions To Be Heard Tort Suit On Tuesday Orleans county court will reconvene next Monday at 1:30 at which time three divorce contempt petitions w7ill be heard bv Superior Judge John Holden of Bennington who is presiding at the September term Tuesday morning at 9 the tort suit brought by Lee Miller of Westfield administrator of the estate of Yves Gagne vs Webster Motors of Barton wrill be heard before a jury Petit jurors have been ordered to report at the court house at Newport at that time Attorneys for the plaintiff are Hubert Pierce and Richard Drowrn of Newport and for the defendant Webster Motors Paul Rexford of Newport and A Perley Feen of Burlington Divorces Granted At hearings held Wednesday several divorce petitions w7ere heard by Judge Holden Rachel Spooner Coburn of Newport was granted a divorce from John Stanley Coburn also of Newport on the grounds of intolerable severity Both parties had filed a property settlement stipulation before the trial Decree was granted nisi which ruled that the libellee was forbidden to remarry for six months Maxwell Baton was attorney for the libellant and Daley for the libellee Mr Coburn Pearl Lahue LaRose as given a divorce from Leo Paul Francis La-Rose on grounds of having lived MONTPELIER HP) State highway i officials said yesterday they had been assured the incoming 84th Congress would act to clarify Presi- dent Eisenhower's 50-billion-dollar road program and the result might be the eventual construction of 343 miles of limited access throughw ays in Vermont The total cost of construction in Vermont alone has been estimated at $171500000 Highway officials said they expected the federal government would take care of nearly all construction costs Discussion of the road program as it relates to Vermont came at a press conference called I by the State Highway Board At the conference the Bureau of Public new policy and stand- ards for interstate projects in Ver- mont wTere disclosed These new standards tie in with I I Sacred Heart Comedy Captivates Large Audience Over 400 Witness "The Little Dog Laughed' At School Auditorium Little Dog presented by the Sacred Heart high school senior class thoroughly captivated an audience of over 400 persons last evening at the high school auditorium This modem three-act comedy by Vera and Ken Tarpley vastly amused the audience w7ith its strikingly different background and was acclaimed as one of the best plays given by the Sacred Heart classes Little Dog according to an old rhyme see such but such unusual sport was more than even he had ever seen The cast of characters with their realistic portrayal in the comedy delighted the audience w7ith an excellent performance Laurie Huntington (Jacqueline Williams) a sophomore college stu By JACK BELL WASHINGTON UP Republican leaders reportedly set a Monday target date for efforts to soften a censure resolution against Sen McCarthy (R-Wis) Monday was the day specified by an influential GOP senator who asking to remain anonymous said the program and will re- an interview that unless Mc-quire some revision of the state earthy and his friends can agree birthday is INTRUDER A Capitol policeman restrains Mrs Agnes Waters after she disrupted a hearing of t) Senate Foreign Relations Committee in Washington by scream iig all a bunch of (NEA Telephoto) by then on a compromise resolu- The nine-power treaty Eisenhow-tion be much use to try er will send to the Senate Monday any iwas signed in Paris last month It So far this senator added Me- opens the w7ay upon ratification by Carthy himself has not agreed to all of the signatory nations for reaccept even the criticism involved I storing sovereignty to Allied-occu-in a proposed w'atered-down alter- pied Western Germany and for native to the direct censure rec- German contribution of 500000 NASHUA JP) A three-way investigation was launched today to determine the cause of derailment of the Boston Maine Railroad's Red Wing express which killed one passenger and injured 22 others The customary and full scale inspection of all cars and equipment was given the train at Newport by Canadian Pacific railway personnel At Wells River the train was turned over to Boston and Maine crews for the remainder of the run over trackage into Boston via White River Jet At White River Jet Boston and Maine car inspectors gave the train another checkup as is customary Fred Rexford superintendent of the Hood and Sons plant at Newport reported this morning that a tank car loaded with 12000 quarts of heavy cream had been added to the train This was valued at about $5000 He had no information as to whether this was damaged or destroyed by derailment Other cars were added to the train at White River Jet by Boston and Maine workers The dead woman was Mrs Mary Buckley 33 of Manchester She had boarded the train only a short time earlier at Manchester en route to Boston to take her daughter Catherine 11 to the Hospital for treatment for an undisclosed ailment Catherine was one of the first of the injured to reach a hospital Her anguished cries for her missing mother gave police and railroad officials their first clue to the identity of the dead woman whose body was pinned in the wreckage Several hours elapsed before railroad workmen were able to clear a path for a huge wrecker crane highway road building plans In general they call for the development of some 40000 miles of interstate highways as limited access throughways Some 343 miles of this total are in Vermont The routes affected are US 5 from the Massachusetts border north 'to the Canadian line frQm White ommendation now before the Senate The Senate itself was in recess a session OVer the weekend after TEENAGERS ENGAGE IN SHOOTING MATCH PORTSMOUTH Twelve-year-old Woodrow Emerton Jr is reported in good condition today after receiving a leg wound in what police describe as a between a group of teenagers City Marchali Martin Betz reported four youths were apparently trying to see how close they could come to each other with 22 calibre rifle bullets yesterday The quartet was playing on the rim of a sand pit at the time Young Emerton was struck in the thigh as he tried to take cover the sand Betz said troops to defense of Western Europe against any Russian aggression Hagerty said Eisenhower will ask that the Senate Foreign Relations Committee study the treaty and be prepared to act speedily on it when the new 84th Congress convenes in January The President who arrived here late Thursday was out in the marshes by 8:30 am yesterday and 30 minutes later had bagged two mallard one pintail and one black duck He and Humphrey then toured the marshes in flat bottom punts with outboard motors ate a i box lunch back at Cedar Point Club where they are staying and then turned to pheasant hunting during the afternoon The President said of his bag of ducks: had so much shoot-ng action in 30 minutes in a long I time" River Junction to Burlington via i Barre and Montpelier US from yesterday which saw McCarthy as-Winooski to the Canadian border sailed as a spreader of and and from St Johnsbury east to the slime- and defended as New Hampshire border on the strongest voice now7 speaking out Littleton roaa in America against The immediate effect on the i state's construction program is that i 'on mued on several projects totaling about 15 miles of construction on the 343- nfrinf'O mile interstate system will be de- XCiCMul UMVC -uy layed The delay is due to the fact that the state qualify for federal funds for these projects until the Rev Tenneson's Theme route of the throughway is estab- Was "The Cenotaphs Urwier standards adopted by the Around Whicn i Stcod Bureau of Public Roads the inter -siae aystem wli be a four-lane road with a 200-foot right of way in rural areas and a 300-foot right of way urban areas Cenotaphs Around Which I was the theme of the Remembrance Day address delivered by Rev Geoffrey Tenneson Hon at the annual service dent majoring in psychology reaps rt for three years with no fault turned home from college to find of the libellant Mrs LaRose De- i her normal well-adjusted family all cree was granted nisi and the libel- psychologically tied up not realizing lee was forbidden to remarry for that she herself was a case six months Mrs LaRose at present Of course things were not quite is residing in North Troy She was as bad as Laurie imagined Sidney represented by Attorney Maxwell Huntington her father (Huoert Baton The libellee now residing in Buteau) wasn't quite his normal Canada was not represented by self because Ted Wood (Normand counsel Two minor children are re- (Continued on page 7) siding with the father The couple was married Dec 7 1928 In the divorce petition of Ethel Place Hardy of Newport vs Jonathan Hardy now7 residing in Connecticut final entry wras withheld pending a further hearing next Monday Mis Hardy is seeking a divorce upon grounds of intolerable severity The couple was married July 16 1937 They have two children Maxwell Baton is Mrs Har-(Continued cn page 5) Commercial TV Starts Political Row In Britain Labor Party Seeks To Block Three New Famed Kid" Dies In Iron Lung At Miami Fred Snite Infantile Paralysis Victim Lived That Way 18 Years MIAMI BEACH Fla UP) Fred Snite Jr 44 the famed whom infantile paralysis doomed to an iron lung more than 18 years ago is dead The plucky young man w7hose lighting heart made him known i throughout the world died in a West Palm Beach hot 1 yesterday ic gone to that cus from his 1 Miami Beach home the day before I to compete in the Florida State i Bridge Championships He went to sleep after breakfast because he told attendants want to be able to play a good game of bridge this He never aw7akened Doctors believe the pumping of heart against machine and machine against caused his death said the father a Chicago small loan financier wh6 maintains a winter home here was apparently heart the father added a re-i suit of his long stay in the iron lung his veins were no bigger than 1 the dye of a The Snite family had come from Chicago only last Sunday to spend the winter He was married in 1939 to Teres-i sa Larkin of Dayton Ohio They had three children Teresa Marie now 14 Catherine Bernadette 12 and Mary 9 Jenner Exposes Plans Of Red Spy InUSA Rings Channels To Run All Day LONDON A political row7 is i down to two causes: Excessive speed brewing over plans for i or failure of the braking which lifted the wrecked coach so the body could be removed Investigating the derailment the worst passenger train crash in 36 years were officials of the Inter-State Commerce Commission the New Hampshire Public Service Commission and the Eleven of the injured were still in St Joseph's and Nashua Memorial hospitals today Railroad officials yid last night the derailment had oeen narrowed About 90 percent of the 343 mies deid the Haskell Opera House in in Vermont will be on new location i iyerpy Line Sunday afternoon Nov according to Highway Board Chair- 7 man Cleon A Perkins The speaker mentioned Whitehall Perkins said the board would at- Cenotaph in London where In the tempt to complete three projects hustle and bustle of living in a big which normally would be delayed city London would pause on Arm- National Grange To Consider Milk Program system Albert Baker assistant to the Boston and Maine railroad presi- commercial television Laborite leaders are seeking to censure the Conservative govern- until Congress acts on the interstate program These are the Waterbury underpass a bridge on US 5 in Barnet and a short stretch in the towns of Weathersfield and Springfield Believes Dairy Problem Not One Of Overproduction But Of Underconsumption SPOKANE Wash The Na will be dominated by Conservative 1 here Exactly what the speed vvaM1- Ane iwas we don't know but it was Political interests I Bar-! Despite Stalin's Promises Spies Have Active In Organized Infiltration WASHINGTON Sen Jenner (R-Ind) said today the Soviet Embassy here directed establishment of Communist spy rings in part of the and wuthin the United Nations Jenner said free nations must not be fooled again by the slogan of peaceful The Indiana senator is chairman of the Senate Internal Security subcommittee and sponsor of a resolution calling for a break in diplomatic relations ivith Russia He made the statement in an-publication by the sub- nouncing publication by the sub- Annual Banquet Of Fire Department Turkey Dinner For Firemen Wives and Guests Held At Baptist Church Wed Night Speaking briefly at the annual banquet of the Newport fire department Wednesday evening Rep Winston Prouty advised those attending to take a keen in- terest in the and problems informed and vitally in ter -would Prouty suggested as he not-to ed tdat this is one of the great eras the history with the playing a vital role traditional toastmaster at the annual turkey dinner served the istice Day in absolute silence Thus does a nation as a commonwealth mourn its dead He spoke of the Wellington racks chapel where high-ranking officers of Allied Nations died in a bomb raid the Canadian Memorial tional Grange convention next excessive I eo bevond that week will consider a nroaram de- Britain so far has only one Devona mi cousiuei a piogiam ue 1 -Rob-or nririeH- don know7 wh' Baker added: know why the speed was Sam Bums of Saugus Mass the engineer and LaFlamme of Nashua the fireman w7ere suspended pending a Monday hearing in Concord Railroad officials explained that such suspensions were routine pending a hearing 1 committee of another volume of LOlOTGd jllQ6S testimony taken in public hearings on Communist strategy and tactics Ky BcUTOn Referring- to reDorted Soviet talk i Referring to reported Soviet talk signed to cut dairy products sur- the nationwide noncom-plus by increasing sales mercial program served up by the Steps advocated by the subcom- government sponsored British mittee of the Grange agriculture Broadcasting Corn iBBC It oper-conimittee include Htes si oiuid five iiours escli dsy Coordination of action by pro- The new stations will operate all ducers distributors retailers and hay They will carry programs deliverymen to analyze sales po- provided by four 7 'contractors in-tentials establish marketing goals terspersed with plugs paid for by and develop programs to meet the advertisers They w7ill not carry eoajs sponsored programs on the Ameri- Enlarging appropriations for re- can pattern search on milk marketing and pric- The row7 centers in the Independ-jng ent Television Authority (IT A) set Increasing the number of milk UP by 1116 government to supervise vending machines 1116 commercial network and Re-examination of sanitary ordi- choose the contractors It picked nances in an effort to eliminate these four: laws w7hich are excessively exact- A group headed by financier ing or do not contribute to public Harold Drayton and Lord Rother-safety Associated Newspapers Gordon Zimmerman of Washing- 1 another headed by theatrical agent ton DC a member of the sub- Maurice Winruck and newspaper committee said the dairy problem baron Lord Kemsley: another not so much a matter of over- by the Granada movie theater production as it is of under con- chain and the fourth by financier (Continued on pope 2) Says Lie Detector Test Refused By Sheppard State Attempts To Prove Defendant Gave Little Assistance To Police CLEVELAND How well did handsome Dr Samuel Sheppard cooperate with police in their investigation of his wife's slaying July The state contends that he gave them very little help that his brothers hurried him away to hospital seclusion that he refused to erected as a memorial to some 36-take a lie detector test and that he later clammed up under police questioning Through one of the own witnesses the defense made a strong effort at Dr murder trial yesterday to khock dowrn that contention The witness wras Fred Drenkhan a good-looking police officer from suburban Bay Village where the murder occurred Drenkhan who appeared to have a mental filing cabinet had been a good witness for the state The chief defense attorney William Corrigan took over on cross-ex- a British Army chaplain and where at the Berlin Military cemetery he gather with other chaplains officiate as the caskets were low- ered into the graves and buried as the Last Post was sounded remember my first visit to the Belsen concentration said now at Ottawa Ont the British sector in Berlin Germany where he had served four years as the speaker which I lived with my family for two years and where there were mounds of earth which contained 800 bodies 2000 bodies or perhaps 5000 bodies of little children who had died He referred to the Jewish cross 000 of the Jewish race who were so cruelly exterminated The words on the cross are forget not the blood spilt on Rev Mr Tenneson referred to the changing of the colors which he witnessed when the late King George VI and the present Queen (Continued on page 3) Prewar Has Been of Jenner said let them fool us in 1933 with that phony slogan and re-es-tablish their embassy spy center He said the late Premier Stalin the topic for the promised in return for diplomatic I Nov 10 meeting of the recosnition by this country to re- 1 Literary club at Barton Wednesday frain from with our evening furnished ample material firemen at the First Baptist church in appreciation for their services introduced other speakers including Dr Piette and Alderman John Natole representing the city council and Mayor Frank Jenne Both Prouty and Piette entertained the group which included wrives of the firemen members of the city council city office employes former firemen and others Alderman Natole speaking for Mayor Jenne who was unable to attend noted that the city government and citizens are proud of the fire department and its efficient rec-(Continued on page 7) for a most worthwhile meeting The program chairman Mrs Leona Comstock introduced the subject bv commenting on an issue of the Orleans County Monitor printed But Jenner went on after Russia won that recognition 21 years ago Stalin broke his promise Over the years they have in Local Nazarene Church Wins Banner At Rally Church Of The Nazarene Zone Rallv In St Albans Attended By Over 200 People Fif tv-three young Nazarenes travelled by special bus and car from Newport to participate in the all-day zone rally held in St Albans ThursHav All Nazarene churches in Vermont were represented Over 200 enthusiastic people were there to join in Christian fellowship The Newport group brought home with them two banners won at the rally These prized trophies were the attendance banner and the percentage banner (the latter is based on average weekly Sunday school attendance) This is the third time that these highly competitive banners have been won by the local Church of the Nazarene Rev Allard Kuschrier of Cleveland w7as the speaker at the morning and afternoon services Mrs Allard Kuschner and the talented Garland family of Groton furnished special singing Christian fellowship was enjoyed during the noon hour as the assem- Cigarette Smoking Steps Risk Of Heart Attacks Isolation Stand Greatly Altered amination The 30-year-old defendant is accused of bludgeoning his wrife Marilyn 31 to death in the bedroom of (Continued on page 7) arettes to a pipe: effect found on the heart is much more important than the effect found in lung cancer because heart disease is so much more frequently a killer than lung Again there are many medical men who do not agree with Hammond that cigarettes play any By ALTON BLAKESLEE AP Science Reporter NEW YORK One of the most sensational reports of danger in cigarettes came last June with announcement of findings in the American Cancer big statistical study Oddly many people apparently missed one of its most significant findings its evidence that cigar- great role in contributing to heart my enjoyed lunch together in the attacks i vestry of the church It has long been knowm that Following the noon hour tw7o col-smoking can make tiny blood ves- i ored movies were shown by Mrs sels narrow dowrn kick up pulse Pearl Garland Mrs Garland is the filtrated schools and colleges la- i compiled bv the bor organizations the entertain- as a souvenir ment field certain activities of the armed forces-in fact every phase 1 fhpv could uain a foothold Members w7ere then privileged to w7here they could gam a foothold some beautiful colored slides taken by local people Miss Betty Stone a comparative newcomer in Barton showed a series of lovely pictures depicting the four seasons She also showed slides kindly loaned by Mason Rowen now7 of Richford in w7as beautifully sung by Mrs Barbara Comstock with Mrs Melba Webster her accompanist and Miss Stone showing appropriate colored slides as she sang Miss Hilda Ray called attention to a display of Vermont books that she had collected w7ith a short resume on each one Rev Gregg another amateur photographer next ran a series of slides many with local settings familiar to all Erwin Pearson w7ho has long had a hobby of taking or as he referred to them unexpected pictures had a fine display which he contributed as his part The last slides were shown by Pierce who kindly loaned a projector for use for all the films Mr Pierce showed a diversified lot of views in Vermont Florida and the Laurentides To make these views all the more interesting those showing them gave descriptions as the slides were shown Mrs Reta Brown gave an interesting account of the occasion when she and Mr Brown who is Vermont (Continued on page 7) The ancient Romans regarded oysters as a great delicacy ette smoking stepped up the risk of heart attacks This aspect new to most people could have been overlooked in concern over cancer In main essence this study found Men aged 50 to 70 wrho smoke a pack of cigarettes or more daily rate and blood pressure Nicotine is usually blamed for this In some diseases particularly disease a plugging of By JAMES MARLOW WASHINGTON UP) The United States has moved so far from its prewar isolation under both the Truman and Eisenhower administrations that now it is linked to the defense of other nations span- ning the world It has agreements with allies in Europe Asia Latin America and I the Pacific The agreements are not all the same varying in the degree to which the United States pledges itself to aid its allies The extent of the American com-j mitments was illustrated again Wednesday when President Eisenhower asked the Senate to approve this membership in SEATO the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization Later he will ask the Senate to bless agreements worked out in October: to restore German sovereignty let her rearm join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and become a member of a new West European defense organization The Senate will approve neither before early 1955 The first big step out of isolation came w7hen the United States joined the United Nations wrhose 60 members are banded together for the expressed purpose of preserving peace 1 They were supposed to set up an international police force to keep peace but never reached first base on that Russia got tough This country looked for a way aside from UN procedures to offset threat It was easily found A clause in the UN Chartei: allows its members to protect themselves by alliances outside UN Russia made similar alliances with its satellites and Red China This is the calendar of how the United States has sought peace through collective arrangements around the wrorld United Nations 50 nations signed the charter at San Francisco June 26 1945 Ten other nations joined later The Senate approved the charter July 28 1945 Rio Treaty At Rio de Janeiro on Sept 2 1947 the United States and most of its Latin-American neighbors agreed on united defense by all the American nations against aggressions No member w7ould have to use armed force without its consent The Senate ratified Dec 7 1947 NATO First suggested in 1948 (Continued on page 3) state evangelist for the Christian Temperance Union The titles of the much enjoyed films were Power of and Congregational singing and testimonies were enjoyed in the evening service after which Rev Warren about twice the risk of heart blood vessels in the extremities- Wild Boston Ovation For Liberace Post-Concert Crowd Mobs Television Star In Garden Until 3 A BOSTON UP) Wladziu Valentino Liberace bowed out of Boston today amid the tumult and shouting of rabid fans w7ho mobbed their television star in Boston Garden until 3 am A post concert crowd of 5000 exuberant autograph seeking women jammed the Garden lobby to bid farewell to the wavy-haired pianist The rush for more than three hours last night w7as touched off when Liberace announced he would sign autographs until his admirers w7ere satisfied The Garden management reported 13909 persons paid prices ranging from $150 to $5 to hear the TV star and his company Clay of Indian Lake Mich brought a special message run disease and cancer as nonsmokers Smokers run more risk not only of lung cancer but other forms of cancer Heavy cigarette smoking might cut an average of seven Doctors1 caused by research reports cuyfer Lmmond Sd DaSe! Apparently the announcements of Horn attracted attention because cigarette dane Horn results sent tobacco stocks tumbling But they recovered just as they had from previous drops NOTICE Bayview Cabins 93 Pleasant st Newport Vermont will be open during the winter months Tel 19 knocked consumption down to some degree and have been an impetus for greater sales of filter cigarettes They have persuaded some peo- (Continued on page 3) it w7as based upon interviews w7ith some 180000 men about their smoking habits then checks to learn what they died of later Said Dr Hammond who switched from chain-smoking cig-.

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