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   Lancaster Eagle Gazette (Newspaper) - July 29, 1959, Lancaster, Ohio                                Cloudy, warm, humid, scattered thun. aershowers tonight, Thursday. Low tonight 05-73, high Thursday 87-93. V NEWSPAPER SIW.E M09 ISTAILISHEO 10 LANCASTER, OHIO, WEDNESDAY, JULY 1959 Over-all Feeling Warm In Western Siberia N Heck By JOHN SCALI SVERDLOVSK, Soviet Union M. Nixon took on a series of hecklers today and de- manded to know why the Soviet Union sees fit to maintain troops in Poland, Hungary and East Ger- many. The clashes took place in No- vosibirsk, western Siberia, just before the vice president took off for Sverdlovsk. Several thousand silently waiting Russians greeted him in this city in the eastern Ural Mountains. Tour Becomes 'Bust1 Nixon's eagerly awaited tour of Siberian branch of the tlie U. Novosibirsk turned out to be a bust. Soviet authorities allowec him to see only a single building which, they said, is to house their institute of hydrodynamics. Eventually, some 500 building are to be located in the area where many of Russia's top scien- tists will work. Nixon's total stay there lasted about a half hour. Soviet authorities only reluctant- ly allowed him the visit. Nixon in- sisted on it. The over-all feeling toward Nix- Jon in Novosibirsk was warm. He received there Tuesday the friend- liest greeting of his 11-day 'Soviet Clash A j vi mo j.-1-uay ooviei Academy ol Sciences at tour. Throngs, curious about Republican New Hawaii Governor HONOLULU captured two seats m Congress and Republicans nabbed one today in Ha- waii's first state election. Republican William F. Quinn won a spectacularly close contest for the 5Qth state's governorship, and his running mate easily won 'the lieutenant governorship. Two of Hawaii's three-member congressional delegation are of Asian ancestry one a Democrat of Japanese descent and the other a Republican of Chinese parent- Americans, a breed they seldom see, all but mobbed him at times. Believed 'Plant' But shortly before leaving Nov- osibirsk he was subjected to some questions from hecklers. One of Nixon's aides said some of the heckiers appeared to have been planted in the crowd. Nixon showed no outward sign of being upset at the sharp ques- tioning which came as he toured the big hydroelectric plant and big scientific center. Sverdlovsk, 900 miles west of Novosibirsk, is where the Bolshe- viks executed Czar Nicholas II in 1918. Now a city of more than Sverdlovsk has been a leading in- dustrial center since the Russians here in War II. It is 850 miles east ot Moscow. Exchanges 'Hot' The hot exchanges in Novosi- birsk came only two hours before Mxon and his party left that city. On several occasions question- ers stood toe to toe with Nixon challenging him to say why the United States will not accept So- viet plans for ending nuclear tests and why it will not trade more with the Soviet Union. The vice president's patience wore a little thin when, standing atop an incomplete hydroelectric dam, a workman kept shouting questions and interrupting. questioner was identified as gory Belausov Federovic, 30, an electrician. Question Asked "The Soviet Union has no milfr" tary bases outside our borders, and the United States has many in foreign countries. Why is that. I'd like to Federovic asked. In replying. Nixon disclosed had discussed this with Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev in their nearly six-hour talk at Soviet leader's home Sunday. "As you know we have political Lancaster had unpaved, sheets. Its actually a picture of Memorial Dr. and the new V S Rt 31 re-location or North-South Expressway under construction'through the'civ iy Dike Em? o? CVf Th" "wV' taken b JMike WJis of Eagle-Gazette from atop the Ohio Bell Telephone Co businrw office, just north of the W. Wheeling St.-Memorial Dr. inteSecUon The black arrow points to the overpass above the railroad south of the citv. Cenci's wo southern ap- New Western, Soviet Plans Don't Aid Talks B.v JOHN M. HIGHTOWER GENEVA diplomats reported to- day that the revised Soviet and Western plans for end- ing the Berlin crisis have failed to break the Big Four conference deadlock over the future of the city. Prospects appeared darker than ever that the Geneva negotiations would ease the East-West Conflict over Communist-surrounded West Berlin. But Western officials pointed out Jhat a last-minute Soviet switch on some key frequent Soviet negotiating Woman, 80, Killed On Her Way To Church BOWLING GREEN, O. An 80-year-old resident of convalescent home was killed today struck by a truck as she crossed U.S. 25 in Per- rysburg, en route to church. The victim was Mrs. Lena Fitzgerald. Police said t h e driver of the truck-trailer. Rex Hile of Waterloo, Ind., slam- med on his brakes to avoid hitting the woman. But the trailer jack-knifed an d hit !ier. CARMICHAEL alter the whole situation. Most Western officials fore- cast that, unless the Soviets pulled a switch, the conference would end late next week with- out an agreement either on Ber- lin or to hold a summit confer- ence. Secretary of State Christian Countless Dead Fish Removed From Park Pond Don Bainter, superintendent of city parks, said today that two small trailerloads of dead fish were removed from the pond at Rising Park early this week. The fish were discovered first on Monday, and the greatest number Tuesday, w i t h a few found dead today. Clarence (Rusty) Killer, local game war- den, said that the fish probably were killed by stale, stagnant water in the pond, and that the current weather change had ad- ditional adverse effects. Most of the fish in the pond are carp, goldfish, and catfish, and those killed were in the majority carp and Prorated Gas Charge Hiked 3c, And Not Ic Employes of the city's Utili- ties Collection Office were won- dering late yesterday if they might not have to learn methe'- matics all over again after reading the account of city coun- cil raising the natural gas rates. Monday night council passed an ordinance raising the mini- mum charge from t0 and the prorated charge after the minimum.' The newspaper account said the prorated char- ges were hiked only lc, while the breakdown on actual rates showed the raise was 3c. It was a typographical error. Each prorated charge above the minimum is hiked 3c by coun- cil's action. Mayor John Harvey Weis wa. not available today for com ment on whether he would sigi the ordinance on the new rates which council authorized to g into effect August 1. As emergency legislation the age. Unofficial but virtually com- plete returns from Hawaii's 240 precincts gave Quinn to 80.083 for Democrat John A. Burns. G.O.P. Senator A. Herter invited Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei A. Gromyko to lunch to discuss the revised pro- posals exchanged Tuesday night. The proposals made no signifi- cant. change in the opposing po- sitioas. Tlie West continued to hold out for an agreement se- curing its rights in Berlin until "ermany is reunified. The Soviet union still offered a truce on Berlin for 18 months of all-German negotiations and then for an unspecified period of Big Four negotiations Bainter said. Although it is not known how- many fish remain alive in the pond, Bainter said that the pond had been overpopulated with for some time. Park workers plan to pump out impurities which have col- lected on the surface, arid to add fresh water to the pond. Bainter said children would not.be allowed to fish in the pond until sometime next week, when the fresh water has been added. ordinance can go into effect bj August 1 only if the mayor signs the bill, otherwise it takes II days to become law. Commenting on the new gas rates providing the mayoi signs the ordinance or doesn't veto Engineer Wal- ter Graf pointed out today that with the new rates local cus- tomers will still pay the lowest charges for natural gas in the state. "This is the first increase in fas rates in Lancaster since 1945." said Graf. "For the past 14 years the city itself has as- sumed any natural fas rate in- (Turn to page 14, column YOUTH DIES OF INJURIES LIMA, O. (fP) _ Seventeen- But if all these efforts failed year-old Michael Meier died to produce a German settle-Jin St. Rita's Hospital today of ment the U.S.S.R. would be a skull fracture he suffered free to act as she in a two-car collision Col. Allen Silbaugh To Head Salvation Army Fund Appeal In one senatorial contest. Re- publican Hiram L. Fong defeated Democrat Frank F. Fasi to In the race lor a Senate seat. Democrat Oren E. Long re- ceived votes to for Republican Wilfred C. Tsuki- yama. Democrat Daniel K. Inouye swamped Republican Charles K. Silva to in the race for the lone House seat. The present House lineup i 282 Democrats, 153 Republican and 1 vacancy. The Senate ha (Turn to page 14, colmun 4) PLEADS est Corrao of Old Bridge K J., leaves a court chamber in New Bruns- wick. N. J., after pleading guilty to an abduction chai-ge at an arraignment, oorrao, former milkman and a father of three, is accused of running off to Texas with Barbara Plai- stec., 14, daughter of a friend. The two were picked up in Texas, Ike Likes Way Nixon Greeted By STERLING F. GREEN Eisenhower said given Vice President Richard M. ?u .Union is clear evidence of a friendly the Russian people for Americans Eisenhower also told a news conference that Nixon has every right to discuss-with Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev a possible visit by the Premier to this Country but has. no authority to offer an out- right invitation. By indirection, the President thus seemed to confirm reports that the vice president had broached the subject of an Amer- ican visit to the Soviet leader. Wet Forecast Is Like Old Record The weather forecast once again gives the impression of a stuck record, as South Central Ohio residents may expect part- ly cloudy, warm and humid to- day, tonight and Thursday, with a few thundershowers in the afternoon or evening. The high oday is expected to reach 87 to 90, and the low tonight 68 to 72. Thursday's high should hit 88 to 92 degrees. A total of .12 inch of rainfall measured here yesterday, .7 n the early morning, and .5 ast evening. A high was re- orded of 88 degrees yesterday, nd a low this morning of 70, 'ith a reading today at 11 a.nv. f 83 degrees. IN TODAY'S EAGLE-GAZETTE Poland stopppff may wipe out Nixon's gains on Soviet trip..5. Diamond Power announces new electronics equipment leas- ing program............... 12. New pro grid league in the making..................... 18 Carnival next week at Pleas- antville J3 Four of seven jail breakers at; large 24. Out" with substitute sports editor Ron Johnson ..19. Ohio tops list in safety-check program of 1959 5. White Sox take over AL's top rung as Cleveland splits pair 19. Court News................ e. FBI gives data on two men arrested at TarltOn as dope sus- Farmer Hurt In Tractor Accident The Fairfield County Sher- iff's office reported today at noon that Gilbert Mathes, 42, Carroll Rt. 1, was injured in a tractor accident at 10 a.m. on the farm of Herb Schwartz, Carroll Rt. 1. Mathes, a farmhand for Schwartz, was hauling man- ure from the barnyard across County Rd. 39 to a field southeast of the Schwartz farmhou.se when his right trouser leg was. caught acci- dentally in the power take- off mechanism of the tractor. His right leg was cut, depu- ties reported, to the bone, at the ankle; tendons .were cut, and both bones in the right ankle were broken. Mathes was found by Clarence Elick, another farmhand. Malhes, married and the father of three children, was still in surgery at Lancaster- Fairfield Hospital early this afternoon. Eisenhower said Nixon had ac- quitted himself splendidly and in a manner fitting his high office during his Soviet travels and his encounters with Khrushchev. Asked whether the visit has served to ease cold war tensions, the President said that only time can tell. Eisenhower also touched on these other topics in the news conference: STEEL-He said that the US Steel Corp.'s profits, as reported Tuesday night, have no bearing on whether the government should intervene in behalf of a wage in- crease for the striking steelworkers. Records Heights The company's earnings in the iirst half of the year were at rec- ord heights. The union contends the earnings statement s h o w s wages can be increased. Eisenhower said the government cannot talk about steel wages or profits without appearing to favor one side or the other, and if it does it is in trouble. Eisenhower repeated his de- mand for a settlement that will not create or incite inflation. GENEVA The President as- serted there still is no progress at the foreign ministers' confer- ence which would justify the hold- pects 8 Local man who broke proba- tion caught in Nevada e. Jim Bishop's profile of Evan- gelist Billy Graham Convict Hides In Lake To Escape Police CASSADAGA, N. V. a" escapee from Mtane-declined-in response to a q ola State Prison, tried to hide un- tion-to give an opinion as to derwater m Cassadaga Lake Tues- whether the outlook is so hopeless day after police spotted him. Cap- that Uie conference tured, he had to be revived by abandoned artificial respiration. He said he had been serving a 10-year sentence Minnesota. for assault in Col. E. Allen Silbaugh will serve general chairman for the Salvation Army annual appeal for funds, it was an- nounced today by the cam- paign steering committee. Col. Silbaugh has served as chair- man of the Salvation Army Advisory Board for seven yea re. The drive is to raise money for the operating expense and genera] maintenance of t h e local Corps. In previous years, the Sal- vation Army was associated with the Fairfield County Community Chest Red Cross Drive, but found it necessary to withdraw in order to raise inoiv moi'iOy to its finan- cial obligations and maintain a full .standard social-welfare program. j Dr. Lewis H. Urling, Jr, I chairman for ihf. special gifts division. Aiding him are Wal- lace Black, industrial chair- man: Paul Littrell, chairman of the Labor Unions division; and Bruce Guthrie, drive treasurer. Mr. Gerald B. Stah- ly is acting chairman for the rural districts. It is expected that the drive for funds will be conducted the latter part of August. More than 1.000 volunteer workers are needed to can- vass all areas of Fairfield County. Col. Silbaugh .said at the present time over 400 citizens have volunteered their serv- ices to help solicit in their immediate neighborhood. AI) Lanca.vU'r workers will be asked to turn in their col- direct at the Fairfield National Bank. Workers who live in the outlying areas in the county will (urn in their money a! o n 1 r a I points nearer their home. j OAS Meeting He volunteered, however, that he will expect Secretary of 14, colmn 3) durnr one knew anything about the   

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