The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980, October 01, 1956, Page 1, Image 1

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    r Harvester Gathers Crop
The Weatlicr
Tod! forecast! Increasing
lwlins with
chance of scattered showers
tonight; high today 70.
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106th Year
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Squirrels, on the eve of October, were busy Sunday fathering
maple seeds among the (ailing autumn leave In WHIson
- Park. September was inhered out In bright Indian Summer
fashion Sunday and the mild weather added sightseers to
the highway, busy with hunters. (Statenmaa Photo).
Crash Blacks Out
Polk County Area
Sltiniin Nim Servica
LINCOLN', Ore., Sept. 30-A large section of Enla Mills
and Spring Valley was without power for about three hours
tonight after a pole on Wallace Road near Lincoln was sheared
off by a car.
Occupants of the car could not be found. The car was
registered to Robert Hurlbert, McMinnville, State Policeman
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Week which MCmi to iriaka ppro.
rtat th publication of Oi ddrni
mad at Uit eonvtnnon of thi In
ternational City Minagara' Allocu
tion In Banff on Sept. ISth. Tht Mb-
act was: "Tht Ptopla's Right la
(now ." I truil that, it will miU
ciw w nwrn ina raw wnicn wt ,
pra aatumM In Mrln tha paopla "1n irom m Drourn poir.
with information. The car wss apparently headed
, . north on Wallace Road when it
.l1 iA IMt.V .g M,pluned from the wrt side of the
ie rundamenta of a free press. rnad About , mile o( Un.
This is estab ished I by the consti- cotn jjncks ld.
tution of the Lnited States and by ,
constitution or law in virtually all
democratic societies. Freedom ol
i;
the press was hard to achiev
Britain, whence the United Stales
and Canada derived most of their
legal systems, set up a licensing
system for the press in the reign
of Henry VIII, in 1534 Queen
Mary established the Stationers
Company in I.SM and gave it a
monopoly on printing The Long
Parliament continued government
contrel over the press, which
prompted Milton to write his elo-
nnenf " Aernnaniliea a Srwwh for
the Liberty of Unlicensed Pfnt- nc "" 'm housue ."x,
lng." It was not until late in the Pa'ie1 modernized technical
19th century that the press in hoMies. irwm F. Wedel, admtn
Britain was freed from govern-jl,u'Btor' Mld
ment restrictions whether of licen- Construction of the three-story
sing, seizure under libel . os trmpa ' addition, 120 by 4". feet, is ex
sing, seizure under libel, or stamp pected to start shortly alter the
duty. Of interest however was the first "of the year and to be corn
recent recommendation of a bodylpleted in Ihe spring of 19SR. he
conducting an inquiry on the Brit-'said. Cost is estimated at $500. Ono,
Ish press that the licensing systeniComplete ilh new equipment in
be reimposed, which naturally several of Ihe departments,
drew the prompt objection of Brit- The federal Health, Educat ion
ish publishers. and Welfare department will stand
In the United Slates the early one-third of the actual ccift of
attitude of some officials was ex- construction and $187,000 for this
pressed by Sir William Berkeley , purpose has been approved by
as Governor of the colony of Vir both federal and state authorities,
ginia when he said: I Wedel said.
"I thank God thera arj no frei Other funds include a recent
Sthoel! rw prlntlnf inri J hoot wr . , ,u P.j
hall not hav thesa hundred yean W'-OOC rani .rem the Ford TOUn
. . . God krp u from xth ." dation The Salem Memorial worn
The colonists however were 'n's auxiliary is raising money
not long kept in ignorance 'or new physical therapy depart
through lack ol a printing press, ment equipment and other organi
or lack ol a free press. James have indicated interest in
Franklin, older brother of similar projects. Wedel said.
(Coatlnaed as editorial page, I) I (Add. drliils an page 2.)
Terrorist Bombs Wreck 2
Algiers Cafes; 58 Injured
ALGIERS, Algeria, Sept. SO '-Iploded nearby. Fifty-eight persons
Terrorist time bombs tonight were Injured, 25 critically.
wrecked two cafes in downtown I, 171" J" were timed careful-
.. . . , ... . ily to burst soon after the second
Algiers jammed with Sunday eve- !shtjwin(!s , movil. hml!PS when
ring crowds. Two more bombs ex- streets and eating places in the
; area were filled with theater-
Family Car
By Wally Falk
savanvi H
WeV tees mtnotwfrw4''''T' alroIon,Jh s!xeeiouk
iowatowa Madison for II mis-
ties BOW.'
The Portland General Electric
Co: transmission pole carrying
line from Dayton to West Salem
was downed about t : 20 p.m., black
ing out PfiK customers in an area
extending 10 mile north from Went
-Salem "and from Willamette River
west into the Eola Hills.
Power wan restored about 1 1
pm.. but PGE officials expected
busy day with blown transform
ers and fuses which could not be
discovered at mgnt in areas wnere
frmr had retired early.
nic rr ih eMciiMn u ni
gged in thi crash which sent up a
flash of blue light visible for sev
eral miles.
Firat arrivals on the scene were
slowed in their efforts to find
occupaants of the car by the uhot
. - ,, , . . , . ,
New Hospital
Addition Due
Soon in Salem
Pre
soon
liminary work will bejiin
to clear the ground behind
aiprn
Memorial hospital for a
, goers.
Trie explosions ripped arms,
legs and hands from screaming
victims. Many were slashed by
flying glass. The cafes were left
shambles of shattered glass and
twisted, tables and chairs.
It was the worst terrorist strike
In Algeria'! capital since the na
tionalist rebels . against French
rule began concentrating their at
tacks in the city several months
iago.
I The bombings came on the eve
(bf the fall session of the French
Parliament in Paris in which the
23-monuVold ' Algerian rebellion
will be one of the big issues.
France'i Resident Minister in
Algeria, Robert Lacoste, asserted
only a few days ago (hat efforts
to "pacify" the rebels were auc-
ceeding.
. Soon after the blasts, a Trench
sraa- one caie anot ana wounoeo
two fleeing Algerians.
Brooklyn Do gders
Pennant Victors;
Wm Series Berth
BROOKLYN, Sept. 31
The Brooktya Dodgers woa the
National League pennant today
a the final day of the baseball
aeasoa aad will nee$ the New
Yrk Yankees la the Wsrld
Series starting Wednesday.
The Dodgers defeated the
Pittsburgh Pirates, -. to pre
serve their onetime lesd aver
(he Milwaukee Braves, who
turnrd bark the St. Louis Car
dinals, 4-2, la St, Louis.
Had Milwsukee won and the
Dodgers lost, a tie would have
ensued and the tws teams
would have heea forced lata a
best of three playoff for the
light to meet the Yanks who
flinched the American Lesgue
championship sa Sept, II.
(Add. details an sporta pages.)
T
Ike Confirms
Portland Yisit
On Oct. 18
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The major political news in Ore-
; gon Sunday was the announce-
ment from the White Hons that
I President Eisenhower will visit
! Portland Oct. U,
I He is scheduled to arrive at 3
Multnomah
honored at
nmei wncre ne win De nonored at
a reception at 5 p.m., and then
make a radio-TV address at 7:30
pm. Irom the civic auditorium.
The President is to leave for
Washington immediately alter the
talk.
Eisenhower It expected hi his
Oregon appearance to urge the
election of Douglas McKay to the
U.S. Senate
McKay Sunday took a day off.
Beginning Monday, however, he
will resume campaigning, concen
trating in Washington, Douglas
and Lane counties.
His opponent, Democratic Sen.
Wayne Morse, said in a state
ment Sunday that it was an "out
rage" the way his opponents were
claiming he and Sen. Richard
M...L ,n.-. . J. 'J .
neuocrger iu-ure nao ineo to lerea a ouuei wouno in me snouiu-
hlock construction of such pro- er. The mishap occurred in the
jerts a.i Green Peter Dam. 1 Ochoco woods of Central Oregon.
"I want In make it clear."
Morse said, "that if 1 had re - g -w-i
maincd on the Republican side of WflFJ, f (ICCS
the aisle, with Republicans con
trolling the Appropriations Com- i S1
mitlep of the Senate, not one cent jTllll - KjWOVCC
would have been authorized for
such projects as Green Peter, he
cause of the opposition of the Eis-
enhower administration."
Hunters Sight
Plane Wreck
Four' deer hunters reported
Sundav that thev spotted wreck-
aee of a plane on the slopes of
Mt Washinston deeo in the Cas-
rariev stale nnlir said
me hunting party, wnose
hunting
namea wr nnt
leameo, aia
l ey werepeenne tnrougn ne.a
aasses Sundav when hev saw
; -
he aircraft on the wes slop, of
he Deak about 1 .000 ee from
the summit.
i n nnnipn. wnn nnnnpn in
i . l . i .
information to state aeronautical
authorities, described the plan
as silvery in color.
Mt Washington is between Mt.
Jefferson and the North Santiam
Hiehwav
Authorities indicated that
would be sent Mondav to check
the hunters' report.
At least two privale aircraft
have vanished without a trace in
the mid-Willamette Valley in the
last two years.
lis,S7S FLEE REOS
TAIPEI, Formosa. Sept 30
Premier 0. K. Yui said today
150,375 persons have fled Red rule
since the Chinese Communists
overran the mainland in 1'W1.
Use of Busy New York Street
As Airport Stirs Wrathof Law
I Picture an Wlrephola Paaje)
NEW YORK. Sept. 30 A
small, two-seat airplane made a
breathlessly perfect landing today
on an Upper . Manhattan street
while the' city slept.
The' pilot, an airplane mechanic it between rows of five and Six- Court to artswer to charges of sus
named Thomas Fitzpatrick, told story apartment houses. ' picion of grand larceny and viola-
police he had engine trouble. Mag-. St. Nicholas Ave. Is a wide, and lion ' Jhe city administrative
istrate Edward J. Chapman ,sug-, during the day, busy thorough- code-
gested not too sympathetically (are. At that -hour it was almost The city frowns on the practice
that the mechanic was drunk deserted. of landing aircraft on its congest-
Fitzpatrick has had a license to . Mkf sai(j F,,?palrick 2fi. of ed stref,s
"yL. ,j r. Emerson. N. J., once lived in the Said Chapman:
Sgt. Harnld Behrens, of the Po-;nrihborhood ! "A 8reat '"""V crible things
lice Aviation Bureau, said the j u . ' M . could have happened. He could
landing,,. loo.OOO-to-l .hot-1 "e f"v .v r 'T vf.ln n X. ' hav cashed into a building
in fact ."almost impossible" ! ast night for a party, visited in ajwhre chjldren , ..
The impromptu aerodrome wMiH-, The court set bail at $5,000.
aUSlsl.Mnotlcholaav HjidaonRlver to an airport at Asked to explain himself, Fitx-
in heavily residential Washington
Heights.
Deer Hunter
Toll Reaches
Five in State
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Five, persons were dead
, three from heart seizures, one
; from a gunshot wound and one
from undetermined causes
(and another was recovering
; from a bullet in the shoulder
i as the first weekend of Oregon's
deer hunting season ended Sunday
night.
j The body of Donald Barron. 20,
I Klamath FaHs mill worker, who
. had been missing since Friday
j night on a hunting trip in the
i Lake of the Woods area, was
found by bloodhounds Saturday
night.
Barron had gone into the woods
with three companions and had
become separated from them.
The bloodhounds of Norman Wil
son, Dallas, were brought to the
area Sunday night and located the
body after 20 minutes of search.
Cause Unknown
Cause of death was not de
termined immediately. Officers
said that Barron's face waa cov
ered with bruises and blood. Dr.
George H. Adler, Klamath County
coroner, said that a quick ' exam-
ination showed no wountfc
but
thai n aiitnm wniH h hM
i Monday.
j Yamhill County Commision-
er Charles Neuman, U. McMinn-
ville died Saturday of a heart at-
tack while hunting in the Redmond
tack while hunting
area.
Another hunter, Raymond A.
' Wallace. 57, of Florence died of a
, heart attack Sunday while hunt
ing about 10 miles southwest
Florence
Halbert Belche, 41, of The Dal
lea, suffered a fatal seixuro near
The Dallea Saturday.
First Fatality
Tlia first fatality of the aeasoa
was recorded Friday night. James
F. Miller. S3. St. Helens, was ac
cidentally shot and killed by a
companion while they were pre
paring for a busting trip.
Clifford Zoner, 22, of Aurora,
was the first nonfatal gun shot.
victim. He was mistaken for a
deer by another hunter and ul-
. JL . J!UI Ij!
For Rescue
PORT CHICAGO, Calif.. Sept
M i-A grim choice confronted
wroy uernaro looaj. ;
Would he try to save his son,
John, 5, from drowning? or would
I mm AriHunina' IP waiiIH
he go to the aid of his brother,
Clifford. 24?
Bernard. 3. San Leandor oper
ating engineer, chose to grab his
and struggle to keep afloat
his 14-foot skiff capsized in
the chill waters of Carquinei
Straits.
josepn s.onrao, iavy cniei
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V"" "- "-.
-'""'"'" - .
cue Mat-
Seaman Howard Rnsell rinve in
Howard Rosell dme in
10 l,eP oernara ana nis son
aMar.a .
A I met l.iigtrfl hp iPi-it-kr ar sknH a
wv'""1 .am
J" " unsuccessful ,
March for Cliffords body.
Deer Hunter
Traffic Slom
Sutrkman Ntwi Srrvlra
FALLS CITY. Sept 30 Influx of
deer hunters into Ihe Black Rock!
area west of here slowed down
eonsirlerahlv Sundav, acrordine In
figures from the check gale in
tnat sector.
Number of cars fell off sharply
'from the heavy traffic of opening
I day on Saturday. Tabulators said
I relatively few deer were brought
out Sunday.
Fitzpatrick glided gracefully
down to earth just as the neigh
borhood taverns were closing for
the night, around 1 a.m.
He deposited the plane on St
! Nicholas Ave , skillfully nestling
TeterhoroTv. T.
I There, police said, he climbed
Train Leaves Death Car Mass of twisted
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sJv - 'J
..?i1.g'..f i.w
GERVAIS, Sept. 30 An elderly
... c. .l.
early Sunday evening when this 1937 Studebaker coupe
was struck by a Southera Pacific passenger train at the
o,Man Charged
In Portland
Knife Slaying
PORTLAND, Sept. 30 uft-Leroy
Dedrick. 32-year-old transient was
booked on a murder charge here
early today after the knife punc
tured body of a woman was found
in the kitchen of her Williams Ave
nue district home.
Police reported that Dedrick
also was wanted at San Fran
cisco on a first degree murder
warrant in a fatal shooting there
Nov. 19, last year.
Detective Jack Sizer said that
witnesses told him that Dedrick
and a half doten other persons
were in the home of Mrs. Nehoma
Seegar at about 1 a.m. playing
cards and Mtin.
Dedrick became loud and pro-
,. mnlt Mr, c-.a.. tnH him t
. ... . . . . .
leave, mis enraged uearici, wno
rose from his car and attacked
Mrs. Seegar, wounding her 14
times in the back, chest and arms.
Sizer quoted witnesses as saying
Dedrick, picked up later by po
lice, said he had been drinking
and had "blacked out."
' San Francisco police reported
that Dedrick was wanted there in
connect on wth the fata shoot ins
0f );,. Re .nd the critical
woundmg o( rr,nk Hall before ,
vri u,itn.. in VnUnm
.
s(reet apartm(.nt
tv,.., ,a n.Hriv h.rl r.lUH
there to demand information on
.
tu u,kA..,u,)a -r w n-iri r and
npI Defa(ur ReMe mmn d)ed
Dec. 27, 1955.
Today's Statesman
Pago Sec.
Classified 14,15 II
Comics U II
Crossword 14 II
Editorials 4 I
Homo Panorama 6, 7 I
Obituaries 14 II
tadio-TV ... k.M, 13 II
Sporta 9,10 II
Star Gaxtr .... I
Valley Ntwt 11 II
Wirephoto Pago ....12 II
plane not his own, took off
into
ii, iuvk un
and turned up again th. old
stamping ground.
His night's journeying finally
brought Fitzpatrick into Magis-
I trate Chapman's term of Felony
palrlcksaidne "Tustltsd IB urge
to fly," Behrens reported.
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mm i n ii .i
Woodburn eouple met death I
c...j.i..i...
Saarlanders Jubilant
Over Return to Reich
By BRACK CURST
BONN, Germany, Sept 30 (AP)Laderi of the Saarland
jubilantly hailed today the new Frfroh-German agreement to
return the rich industrial border territory to West Germany.
French and German leaders also were happy about it
German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer and French Premier
Guy Mollct wiped out the last obstacles to union of the border
Curtain Falls
On Dry Month
Of September
September, which -exited Sun-
day, was considerably drier thaniGe.an foment provides for
' , .. . political Integration of the 991-
normal, according to McNary square.miie gaar with Germany,
Field weathermen. Only five days ; with the French retaining dimln-
during the month had measurable
rain.
October's debut today may be
a somewhat damp one with fore
casts of possible showers tonight?
Cloudy conditions will prevail.
Rainfall during September meas
ured .17 of an inch, compared
to a normal of 1.49. weathermen
said. Wettest period was the night
of the 9th and 10th when .56 was
measured
rt.. mniK m,.,i,.. o,t,
ilh.n n.m.1 u,ith .. ..r... l.m.
mature of M.7-which is .7 be -
i.
,w nurinai. i nc mercury reacneu
fln point
.u -j
,.. r, .k.
" " u, .
u...u H...J .. j....
during September, 10 partly
cloudy and nine cloudy.
Wide Approval
Expressed Over
Judge Selection
(Picture oa Page 13)
WASHINGTON. Sept. 30 UP -President
F.isenhower's appoint
ment of William J. Brennan Jr.
to the U. S. SuprPme Court ap
peared today to have met wide
approval. n
Brennan, registered New Jer
sey Democrat who says he has
never taken an active part In pol
itics, succeeds Associated Justice
snerman Mimon uct. 15. Minion
is retiring. t
Bernard G. Segal of Philadcl -
phia, chairrrean of thf American.
Mar Assn. s juaiciary commiuee
said he was "pleased" with the
appointment. Segal said the com-
m!" i1"'"?, "l?
. I. ann....llu
" " "'""V " ; . Z 3
of the rfbminee and without re
gard to his political party."
He was named on an interim
appointment, still subject to' con
gressional approval.
v.tion.i. i.KAOt r.
At Philadelphia .1-5. New York s-1
At Hroomvn nn.numn
At rhiratn 5 C nnati. 4
At St I-niin 2. M..aue 4
AMERICAN I.F.AGCR
At whinton J-J. Baltlmort 4-6
At Cleveland 4. Oatrnlt I
) Al k. Vnik A Bnilnn 1
110 Irninaa
At Kamai City 1, Chlcajo I
M -
Gervals depot erosslng. The
i .k.i. n n a s.i. -
Lothair C. Wood, II, and his
parently died instantly. (Statesman Photo).
area with Germany in a confer
ence last night.
Kurt Conrad, the Sa'ar's labor
minister, declared:
"The political goal of the inclu
sion of the Saar in West Germany
on Jan. 1, 1957 has been attained.
This dispute between Germany
and France has been eliminated."
Political Integration
In broad outline, the French-
: 'shmg eeonomic rights until I960.
The Saar has been semiautono
mous and economically linked to
France since World War II.
For the 990,000 German-speaking
Saarlanders, the Adenauer
Mollet agreement brings near the
fruition of an 18-year dream
union with the German father
land. France long opposed the re
turn of the strategic territory to
Germany and sought to build it
into a politically independent unit
Thi nlan w chatioraH w iv.
tober when the Saarlanrler. ovr.
! whelmingly rejected a French-
r.rmn ni- i . ,u.
"..,..,,,. K.u ,u u..,uu uic aiva
into a ' European state."
r.... t .i..
Thev vieH in offer fnr t
'wiih r.erm.nv in nn.mi,
-j ' --t HU,W"
elected a government committed ,
In making the Saar the tmh
of the Bonn Republic. j
r ranee insisted on
economic I
guarantees in the Saar during a I winds revived foothills tires west
three-year transition period and I of Denver today. One man was
on West German participation in overcome by smoke and five bus
converting the Moselle River into, loads of Lowry Air Force Base
an international canal. West Ger-: volunteers were rushed Mo the
many accepted most of the French ! scene as flames flashed across
demands. i several hundred acres.
Nazi Surrender Chief
Released From Prison
BERLIN. Monday, Oct. 1 UB I berg, Doenitx received the short
Grand Admiral Karl Doenitz who eat tentenre He i the first ta
took over from Hitler as the last
leader of Nazi Germany, was re-
: leader of Nazi (iermany
leased today Irom Spandau Pris-
on.
Docniti, now a Sick man of 65,
, completed a io-year term as a
war criminal at midnight
The steely-eyed admiral was
the last commander of (he Nazi
fleet. He negotiated the surrend
er of Germany after Hitler com
mitted suicide in a Berlin bunker.
D o e n 1 1 1 whose submarine
packs sank 15 million tons of
World War II shipping costing
thousands of Allied lives, told his
jailer before leaving that all he
wants now Is peace to end his
daya. He suffers' from high blood
pressure.
Doenitz was driven in a black
limousine through the towering
prison gates and past electrified
barbed wire fences at four min-
..,. ,.. mirlniohl
He was accompanied by his
gray-haired wife, who has been
working as a nurse in Hamburg.
Of the seven top Nans jailed
ia Epaadau ia IflU by tht Allied
War Crimes Tribunal at Neurn-
Wreckage
-'4
vlctimi were Identified as
ii. t..i. 1
wife, Mary Wood, 71. Both ap-
New Rocket
'Remarkable'
For Low Cost
WASHINGTON, Sept 30 IfUThe
Defense Department . today dis
closed the first flight of a
extremely lightweight and cheap
two-stage rocket to aa altitude of
80 miles and a speed of 1,300
miles an hour off tht Virginia
coast.
The high-altitude, research mis
sile, a Defense Department pro
ject administered by fhe Universi
ty of Maryland, is called tht Ter
rapin, after the university's mas
cot, i
The Defense Department clear
ed an announcement that the 15-(oot-long.
225-pound vehicle, only
6 "a inches across at its widest
point, was designed and built by
the Guided . sues Division of Re
public Aviation ' Corp., Mlneola,
Long Island. N. Y.
The missile was launched Sept.
21 from the Wallops Island, Va.,
proving ground of the National
Advisory Committee for Aeronau
tics..
It streaked at S I timet the
speed of sound to an altitude of
more than 420,000 feet, then
plunged back Into the atmosphere
and fell into the Atlantic Ocean
S t. minutea after launching.
Dr. S. Fred Singer of the Uni
versity of Maryland, head of the
research project, told a reporter
n. t n was remarkable not
llne jerrapin was remaraanie not
so much for its speed er altitude
other rockets go faster and
higher - bu. for its extremely
cifet - $2,000 and amazing
"sc launtn'"'
WIND FANS BLAZE
DENVER, Scot. 30 (- Fresh
be released after serving his
time.
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ADM. KARL DOENITZ
eleased FronTTilsbtr
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Couple Froin
Woodburn in
Fatal Mishap
Btaft Writer. The BUtesasaa -
GERVAIS, Sept . 30 - The
lives of an elderly Woodburn
couple were muffed out early
Sunday evening when their car
was struck and hurled some 100 '
feet by t . Southern Pacific
passenger train at the. Gemls
depot crossing.
They wer among five persona
killed ia Oregon traffic crashes
over tha weekend. . -
The Marion County coroner a of
ffce Identified the Gerrals vfcfef.
as Lothair C. Wood, Si,
and his wife, Mrs. Mary J !
Wood. 71. both of tt N. W
Second St, In Woodburn, They ,
apparently died outright. -"
The fatalities raised tha U5f
traffic toll ia Marion County to 36
and increased the Marion-Polk
total to M.
State Police Officer Henry Hep.
ler aaid witnesses' accounts Indi
cated the Wood couple aa ye
were headed west across jr l
the tracks about pm.
when their 1937 Studebaker coupe
was struck by the northbound
Klamath passenger train. Wood,
believed the driver, was thrown
from the vehicle as tha train car-,
ried the demolished car well be
yond the impact His wife's body
was recovered from beneath the
smashed vehicle.
Mld-Tawa Creasing
Site of the accident was In mid
towa Gervaia before the eyes of
a number oi townspeople, wit
n esses told Hepler the victims had '
been f shopping and vutiung me-
menu oeiore tne tragedy..
one witness told Hepler he " '
vainly yelled a warning at tht
Woods as they drove Into the path f
of tht oncoming train. The cross
lng affords a fairly clear view ta
the south but the victims appar
ently failed to see the headlight of
the approaching locomotive, Hepler i
said.'. v
Seeoad Doable Fatal , -
The Sunday crash was the second , ' :
double-fatality crossing accident la '
Marioa County in 32 days. Oa .
August It two Jefferson womea .
died when their car was struck by
a Southera Pacific passenger traia ,
near Jefferson. - .
Rudoloh Sahli. Portland, was .
listed by officers as engineer of '
the train involved in the Gervais
accident. u-c.u - r-.
Mr. and Mrs. Wood had resided
in Woodburn for a Dumber . of
years.
Survivors include a dauahter. ;
Mrs. Violet Mirier of Portland. '
Funeral arrangements are hi
care of Ringo-ContwtU Mortuary
at Woodburn.
Salem Yeata KUled '
In other weekend fatalities,
Douglas Ray McKeever, 18, Sa
lem, died Saturday when his auto
mobile plunged off Santiam High- ,
way 45 miles east of Lebanon. .'
Frederick W. Robertson, 27, and i
Stephen Ellis. 17. both of Port
land, Were killed In separate Port .
land area crashes Saturday. t
Charles Pfeiffer, II, of Gardin '
er drowned In Lake Woahlnk eight i
miles south of Florence Sunday t
whea his speedboat suddenly i
ran out of control, throwing him
into the water. companion. Gary :
Sylvia, managed to cling to the
runaway, craft and was rescued, i
the Associated Press reported. 1
UF Workers
Report
United Fund workers will meet
at noon today in tht Hotel Mar
ion to turn in their weekend
pledges.
Some fund officials were dis
mayed on Thursday because of
the alow start the drive was mak
ing this year. Jn an effort to
remedy this situation, campaign
chairman William H. Hammond
" d ,,hV, !?.!!" 1 j !
wtcd e"orJ thl1 to In
aaid that volunteers made an ex-
crcic pieugcs,
At today's luncheon an inspira
tional talk will be given by Jos
eph A. H. Dodd, district man
ager for Portland Gas and Coe
Co. - Dodd is now secretary of
Oregon's Community Chest.' Ht
was also Salem's Community
Chest president in 1950. - ,,
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