THE EVENING TIMES, MONDAY, MAY 11, 1953 Sayre, Athens, South Waverly, Pa., and Waverly, N.Y.: PAGE TWELVE Times Newsletter - - - For Valley GIs Jon Lindbergh Finds Big Underwater Cave in Series of Daring Dives NEWBERRY'S SPRING SALE By Jack GI News: Charles K. Harris of Athens has been promoted to sergeant in the Army in France. Pvt. Merlin Barber of Sayre is in Korea with the Third Division. Cpl. James H. Scherer of Sayre, POW of the Reds, was listed in a returned POW's notebook he brought back , it was the latest word of ,.,the Sayre soldier. Franklin Rifenbury of Sayre is taking basic at Samp Cwl Vetoes SUtJBACK a BOLERO f at Newberry's A r ftAa rQ0 5Q5 tion at the depths which Jon dove and lines could get easily snarled." A former Navy diver himself, the 27-year-old Ford handled the one-half inch slender nylon cord which was Lindbergh's only link with the world during his dive. Lindbergh said he found an inner cave during Sunday's dive. The opening was under a 25-foot wall and he said the ceiling was at least 50-feet high. Using the special rubber suit, foot flippers attd breathing with an "aqualung" air tank, the young Stanford University marine biology student took with him a special camera and an uninflated life raft. He inflated the raft in the inner cave then sat in it while taking pictures for further study. Exact size of the underwater chamber has not been determined, Ford said. But after the information Lindbergh brought back from his dives, it was believed to be one of the largest in the West: "Lindbergh never encountered any difficulty during the three dives," Ford said. "But even with my experience, I wouldn't want to try it." 1 2.66 Lt. jg) Ian Fraser, 29, son of Mr, and Mrs. Robert Fraser of Waverly, is missing at sea since his Douglas1 Skyralder failed to return from a routine flight to the carrier Franklin D. Roosevelt off the New Jersey Coast last Wednesday night. An Annapolis graduate, he is the third of a group of four Waverly young men who grew up in the same neighborhood to take up flying. Lt. John Slater was killed over England, in the Battle of Britain-; Lt. (jg) Jack Harper was killed in a plane crash at San Francisco in 1951. Capt. Murdoch Cunningham, the fourth, is an Air Force jet pilot instructor. . : ." Local News: Pvt. Robert Burgess,. 29; of Tbwanda RD 5, home on leave from Ft Monmouth, N. J., was killed in a head-on car crash in Ulster, and Donald Smith, -23, of Towanda, riding with him, home on leave from the Navy at Norfolk, was seriously injured. ' Patricia Thomas was named valedictorian at Waverly High for '53, and'Marcia Lebowitz was named salutatorian. Both plan to take up nursing Manley Heeman of Milan was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of three companions in a car crash at Hornbrook last February, but the jury recommended leniency. George L. Hall, 43, who escaped from Towanda jail and was caught a year later, got five to 20 years in Eastern Pen for burglary of the Milan post office. Ulster and Sheshequin school board members voted the past week to close the high school at the end of this term for lack of funds.:' students will attend Athens, Smithfield or Towanda high schools from the ninth grade on. Sayre borough was ordered to vacate Desmond Street Park in 30 days so the Sayre Land company can sell it to the Market Basket company for a super market. There'll prabably be a court fight over it. Harry Birney was named acting postmaster at Athens to succeed Arthur Moore,- present acting postmaster, who was a Democratic appointee. ' In baseball,' Canton beat Sayre 13-1; Athens won over Troy 8-1; Waverly defeated Towanda 5-1, and Sayre beat Athens 3-2. Canton, who also beat Wyalusing to take the Roosevelt Trail League lead, scored 11 runs in the first three innings at Sayre, aided by errors. Morris Morgan allowed the Redskins only two hits, and is unbeaten in five league games. Leo Bonney and John Casterline pitched for Sayre, allowed 12 hits. ' Bill Carpenfier pitched a two-hitter as Athens won over Troy, while the Bulldogs collected 10 and had a five-run third inning to ice the game. Mullens, Regn and Carpenter got two hits apiece. Terwilliger started and Hugo went on from the third inning as the Wolverines beat Towanda. allowing only two hits. Don Blake-man got four-for-four at the plate, one a double, scored one run and batted in another. It was Waverly's second win in two starts. Although Bill Carpenter gave Sayre only one hit and fanned 14, Athens lost when four walks and four errors gave the Redskins a chance to stay in the game. Fran Regan walked, stole second, third and home to score the winning run in the last inning. In track, Waverly won a four-way meet in Elmira, getting 47 points on seven out of 12 firsts. Elmira Southside was second with 42, Athens was third with 27, and Elmira Free Academy was last with 15. WHS firsts were Creedon in the 100, Ted Lyons in the mile, Newland in the broad jump. Van Horn in the pole vault and Howard in the"discus, plus the half-mile relay team. Geiger took first in the high jump for Athens' only top place. Munn of Athens tied for the hurdles. Modesto, Calif. (UP) Jon Lindbergh, 20-year-old son of the international flying hero, emulated his father's lone eagle daring with a 150-foot dive into what may be the largest underwater cave in the West. The handsome son of Charles A. Lindbergh, New York-to-Par-is "Lone Eagle," donned a rubber "frogman's" suit and risked his life exploring the inky waters of the cave, located in the high sierras. The young scientist said what he found was "fantastic." . The mouth of the cave opens onto a small lake. But it is obstructed by a 150 foot limestone wall which drops 25 feet into the water . Lindbergh went down and under the wall to get to the submerged lake. " Eugene Ford, a member of a scientific party exploring Bower Cave, 65 miles northeast of here, said Lindbergh made the discovery in one dive Sunday and two Saturday.- "It was an extremely hazardous operation," Ford. said. "The thin rubber suits are no protec- ADVERTISEMENT Itching Stopped with medicated lanolin Lanolin in Kwinol Ointment does the work of misaitif skin oiK Special akin medicines ewth,i while Nature heals. For folk! over 60, there ia nothing like oil-rich - Keiinol Ointment for lasting relief from Kchins- of dry akin, eesema, lei itch, pimples, chapping , chafing. At all drugnsts. RUMMAGE SALE Coleman Memorial Parish House WED., MAY 13 9:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. BENEFIT ST. MARY'S GUILD 7R $BIHFUl W I Y I Alt I mmm-l Lv m- V prices Beahan George M. Rose Jr. Shore Duty in London Charles D. Zurn At Camp Breckenridge, Ky. Theodore Estelle . ; Sayreite Promoted in France Tongay Reports Threats, May Ask Trial Shift Miami, Fia. (UP) Russell Tongay's attorney said today that telephoned "threats" and hostile protests may prevent him from getting a fair trial here for the death of his "Aqua-tot" daughter Kathy. Displays of unfriendliness al-ready have forced the burly ex-coastguardsman and his family into hiding and Attorney Louis M. Jepeway said if they continue he will seek to change the place of Tongay's trial. Jepeway said there have been "at least 20" anonymous telephone calls threatening to harm Tongay or burn his du p 1 e x home. Authorities said the five-year-old swimming star died of a blow from a "brutal beating." But Tongay insisted she receiv-ed the fatal injury in a 33-foot dive. Tongay, his wife and their surviving child, seven-year-o 1 d Bubba, went into nomadic seclusion in their trailer home after holding Methodist rites at a funeral home at Tarpon Springs Saturday. They were seen Sunday night i f I ( J I r yt j -Vs. Wedding Bells : Joan Corwin of Elmira and Donald Claypool of Sayre. employed in Corning Glass Works; Louise Robinsohn of Philadelphia and Dr. Peter Fisher of the RPH staff; Marie Capp of Sayre, Blue Swan employe, and Rodney (Tom) Briggs of Sayre, Lehigh Valley employe ; Paula Schram of Sayre, RPH x-ray technician, and Angelo Altieri of Sayre. proprietor of Jordan's newsstand; Margaret Benak of Lambertville, N. J., and James L. Dimon of Ulster, who operates a service station at North Rome; Joyce Rogers of Sayre, and John Barry of Sayre, Blue Swan employe. Engagements: Dianne Capwell of Waverly, employed at Hag-gerty's. and Donald J. Wilson of Athens, in the contracting business; Phyllis Whipple of Athens RD 1, employed in the Farmers' bank, and Donald Arthur Callear of Athens RD 2, employed at Blue Swan (both are AHS '52 grads); Eleanor West of Sayre and William Leigh Crawford, Athens, employed at I-R; Norma Cochran of Endicott, employed at Ideal hospital as a nurse, and Fred G. Kropp Jr., of Towanda, back from Korea and employed at du Pont; Georgette Boughton of Elkland, RPH grad now at Tompkins Memorial, and John B. Henry, in his second year at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry; Phoebe Dickson of Sayre, SHS '52 now a technician at the RPH. and Richard S. Keene, former Waverlyite, employed at Corning Glass; Donna Shaffer of Sayre, employed at the RPH, and Glenn Orshaw of Nichols, apprentice at the Lehigh. KRISKAYS, PLISSE, GINGHAM CHECKS, , , PERCALES, SHANTUNGS. CLEARANCE BABY DRESSES Rickey Says That Wide Radio-TV Baseball Suicide Washington (UP) Branch Rickey has warned a Senate Commerce subcommittee that unlimited radio-TV broadcasting would mean baseball "suicide." Testifying before the subcommittee, which is studying a bill to allow baseball to restore a rule which banned broadcasts or telecasts by one club in the home territory of another, Rickey challenged an assertion Fri- department IQQMfm son Ar B ; ne nas tnree Dromers in service, Theodore in Mississippi, Philip in Alabama and Guy in Boston. Pvt. Donald Es-tes of South Waverly has left for the west coast for assignment in Korea. Airman 2nd Robert Rogers of Athens is at Keesler AFB, Miss., taking radar mechanics; also at Keesler is Airman 3rd Kenneth Avery. George M. Rose Jr., of Athens, Navy yeoman 3rd, has been assigned to shore duty in London. Lt. Elwin Rise of Rome has been ' assigned to Camp Pickett, Va. Pvt. Charles D. Zurn of Sayre RD 1 is at Camp Breckenridge, Ky., while his brother Stephen was recently discharged after service in Germany. Thomas Estelle of Sayre has been promoted to cor-Doral in Army Intelligence in France. Lewis Terwilliger of Waverly was cited for saving a Marine's life by applying a tourniquet to a wound suffered in an accident; he's stationed at Quart-tico as a Navy corpsman. Cpl. J. Neil Bennett of South Waverly, Korea vet, was discharged. Sgt. Edward Namet; of Sayre is at Camp Lejeune, N. C, after a tour on the USS Missouri in Korean waters, his second Korea assignment, the other being in the mud with the First Marines. TSgt. Raymond Kilmer of South Waverly is back with his family after three years in England. Cnmrminiratinns- Pfr Patriot J. Coviello and Pfc. Joseph Ga- Drieui oi aayre met in Korea after beins' seDarateri fnr aim net a year. They enlisted together and went to the same Army schools. Gabrielli is with an ar-tillery company and Coviello is with a rifle company. They're lookin? for Robert "Mnrlav nf Athens, another buddy, who is in an artillery outfit Harold R. (Dick)' Stauff Jr., SA. of Smithhnro. ic sprvinor aboard the USS Newport News now completing a six-month tour of the Mediterranean. Note to GI's would IIIca In : Your friends know where you a line, and we'll the Newsletter present and ac- are. Drop us list you In among those fniltlTAH fn. aaaresg limes Box 31, Sayre, Newsletter, P. Balch Tells How Out of Albany iro (A) Good nro-arri. tion, good candidates and good promotion are what New York State Democrats need to g e t Gov. Dewey ,out of Albany, their chairman says. Richard IT. Balch gave his formula for accomplishing that "most important single task" of the party in a speech Saturday night at a dinner of the Cairo Democratic Club. He accused the Republican governor of ignoring the state's responsibilities in education, of failing to press for improvements in social security, and of using the "whiplash" of rent increases on tenants. Balch told the Grene County Democrats that Dewey was "catering to the milk trust" in remaining silent on a proposal to include Northern New Jersey in the federal milk-marketing order that governs the New York metropolitan milkshed. on a private beach near Hollywood, Fla., 18 miles north of here by a newsman who recognized Bubba, Kathy's partner in the famous "Aquatot" team, as he splashed in the surf. To Get Dewey 7 w Will Loan You A V Watch While Yours Is . 1 Reinr Repaired. Values to 2.98 ALL ONE PRICE ACETATES NINONS NYLONS viJfWELEBS .SILVIRSMITHS ONE SMALL GROUP Percale Remnants ALL ONE PRICE 2 for 4.98 Values to $3.98 Wear these now and all through summer. Top quality values in assorted styles and patterns. 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Fellows, president of the National Association of Radio and Television Broadcasters, which said: "Anything that w o u 1 d lessen broadcasters' ability t o bring major league baseball to the American people would be contrary to the "public interest." Fellows' -letter was written in opposition to a bill sponsored by Sen. Edwin C. Johnson (D-Colo.) which would ban unlimited radio and TV casts Of b i g league games. Johnson, president of the ' Class A Western League and chairman of the subcommittee, called Fellows "off base." CAP. Pilot One Of 10 Accident Victims in N.Y. Albany (AP) A Civil Air Patrol pilot, whose plane crashed during a search for two persons believed drowned, was one of 10 victims of fata) accidents in New York State over the weekend. Lt. George Brown of North Tarrytown was killed when the plane crashed into trees during a takeoff. His companion, Lt. Col. John Shelton of White Plains, was injured. The two had been searching for the bodies of Gerald Mc-Guire, 30, and John E. Bleakley, 15, both of Verplanck, thought to have been drowned when their rowboat capsized on the Hudson River. State Police gave up grappling for them to recover the body of John Tuttle, 14, of Montrose, who was drowned while swimming in Whoopie Lake. Other fatalities by communities: North Tonawanda Mrs. Isa-bell Grace, 49, struck by automobile. Mooers Donald Trombley, automobile struck tree. Beacon James McCaffery, 18, automobile went out of control and overturned. Buffalo Oscar Menge, 59. struck by auto. Caledonia Wesley Perry. 23, Spencerport, auto struck utility pole. Canastota Douglas Scott Burton four months, suffocated in crib. , Ithaca Louis Stockton, 43, Ludlowville, drowned when boat capsized on Cayuga Lake. - Pulaski. Leon J. Kellogg, 18, motorcycle crashed into highway guard rail. Rotary Club to Honor Mothers Mother's Day will be observed by the Sayre Rotary Club at its regular meeting Tuesday noon in Coleman Memorial parish house. This is an annual custom of the club and this year the speaker will be Rev. Albert F. Greene, rector of the Church of the Redeemer, and a member of the club. Each Rotarian will bring his mother or someone else's mother as a guest. POW in Capital ,1 ' J PFC. ROBERT 1. POWERS, ol Hicks-ville, N.Y., recently released from a Communist POW camp in Korea, is shown on his arrival in Washington, DC. He was on the last flishtof the prisoner exchange airlift from Korea. Powers will be treated at the Walter Reed Army Hospital. (international; FREE! FREE! FREE! FREE! 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