Huntingdon Daily News, June 17, 1958

Huntingdon Daily News

June 17, 1958

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Daily News, The (Newspaper) - June 17, 1958, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania THE WEATHER Fair Cool Tonight THE DAILY NEWS STATI EDUCATION vj ff A VOLUME 37 FIVE CKN1NI PER COPX HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION TUESDAY JUNE 17 1958 Phone Mitchell 34040 No 118 16 Cases Heard By County Jurist At Session Of Court Burglary cases involving three Huntingdon brothers Edward Joseph and Kenneth Meshyock occupied a major portion of the afternoon session of Huntingdon County Court on Monday Sixteen cases including the pleas of guilty of the Meshyock were heard by Judge Swirles L Himes who presided at yester days session Two tipsy drivers a hitrun operator and three bad check Thirty four automobile radia tors a test fuel can and a quantity of gasoline were stolen in the course of the crimes All of the Meshyocks had been before Judge Hirnes on previous occasions for burglary or larceny and the jurist was inclined to show little leniency in the cases yesterday Fuel Can Gas Stolen State Trooper Louis Rickert was ihe prosecutor in the cases and he told the court that a five gal lon test fuel can filled with gaso line was stolen at the Juniata Gas and Oil Company Huntingdon on the night of February 16 Seven leen auto radiators were stolen during a burglary at the Grove Auto Salvage Company in Hender son Township near Mill Creek on the night of March 2930 On the night of April 7 17 more auto ra diators were stolen at Groves All of the stolen radiators were sold to a Cresson junk dealer but the 17 radiators taken on April 7 were later recovered by State Po lice The gas stolen at the Juniata and Oil Company was placed 4 Continued on Page Seven Nagy Killed As Hungarian Revolt Leader By KURT NEUBAUEB United Press International Budapest June 17 Former Hungarian riernierlmre Nagy a liberal Communist who led the October 1956 revolt against the Soviet Union has been executed for high treason the government announced today Executed with him were Gen Pal Maleter leader of the revo lutionary military forces which held out for days against Soviet troops and armor and journalists Miklos Gimes and Jozsef Szilagyi whose writings helped raise what the government called the pirate flag of national Five others identified by the Hungarian justice department as leading figures in the antistate conspiracy were imprisoned for terms ranging from life to five years A communique carried in the official Hungarian press said Nagy and his accomplices were tried and found guilty of attempt ing to overthrow the Hungarian Continued On Page Nine Shift In Red Diplomatic Tactics Seen Washington June officials braced today for a pos sible major shift in Soviet diplo matic tactics They anticipated new Soviet maneuvers in the wake of top level strategy conferences appar ently taking place in the Kremlin after Moscow called home for consultations its ambassadors to Washington London and Paris The belief in diplomatic quarters here was that Soviet Premier Ni kita Khrushchev wanted to get firsthand reports from his key diplomats abroad before plotting bis next move in the maneuvering over a summit conference nu clear test ban and other matters at issue between East and West Prospects for a summit meeting to be attended by President Ei senhower and the British French and Russian chiefs of state ap peared somewhat dimmer after the United States denounced Mos cow for a breach of diplomatic courtesy and the Kremlin ques tioned whether the Western pow ers really wanted a toplevel meeting The State Department Monday night released hitherto secret doc uments detailing the Western pro posals for a summit conference agenda because it had been in ormed the Soviet Union intended to publish the supposedly confi dential papers Continued On Page Five Cedar Crest Man Robbed Of By Gypsies ize what was happening Earl Hockenberry 60yearold widow er who lives by himself in a small dwelling in Cedar Crest near Mount Union was frisked of in cash Sunday afternoon He described his robbers as Muskie To In Maine Senate Battle Portland Maine June 17 Re publican Sen Frederick G Payne a man in a vicuna coat and Ed mund S Muskie who became Maines first Democratic governor in 20 years will fight it out for Paynes Senate seat in September Payne easily won renomination in Mondays early bird prima ries whipping businessman Her man D Sahagian of Belgrade Muskie was unopposed for the Democratic nomination The showdown battle between the two veteran politicians con sidered two of the states best vote getters in recent years will come Sept 8 in the last of Maines firstinthenation elections The state is abandoning its famous weathervane election after this year Payne swept to an overwhelm Continued On Page Nine 305 Enroll At Bible School hundred and five youngsters enrolled yesterday for the twoweek Daily Vaca tion Bible School sessions in Huntingdon Classes began yesterday and will be conducted for two weeks Monday through Friday in the mornings begin 9 a m In order to receive a certif icate of completion children must have enrolled in the classes no later than today This years srhool is being sponsored by the Huntingdon Coimcil of Churches Attendance was recorded as follows uptown in the Stone Oinirch of the Brethren 104 liuwnUnvn in the First Metho ilisl Church 100 children and in SmiUifield at the Smithfield 1 niata Joint School 101 pupils are urged to attend ins school nearest their homee passers were among those before the judge Two cases were nolle pressed by the jurist One Meshyock brother Edward Dayton 26 pleaded guilty to three charges of burglary another brother Joseph Delford 23 admit ted being an accessory after the fact of burglary while the third ijrother Kenneth Wayne 20 con fessed to the judge that he had helped his brother Joseph pull one of the burglary jobs De Gaulle To Push Atomic Program By ARTHUR L HIGBEE United Press International Paris June 17 Premier Charles de Gaulle will press an offens ive to make France the worlds fourth producer of atomic weap ons sources close to the govern ment said They said plans to expedite Frances atomic program got top priority at todays meeting of the De Gaulle cabinet which also dis cussed a variety of foreign policy questions The foreign ministry declined comment on reports that De Gaulle who said Friday that the French want a place in the West ern world without confining our selves to is preparing to rec ognize Red China Sources close to the government said De Gaulle is anxious to en hance Frances prestige by win ning it a place in the exclusive circle of atomic powers which now includes only the United States Britain and Russia He is expected to press ahead with the research program al ready in progress which is ex pected to culminate in the explo sion of Frances first atomic bomb sometime this year and to demand full access to nu clear secrets Continued On Page Five Adams Denies Using Office To Influence Government Action East German Kidnappers Set Ransom Berlin June 17 East Ger man Communists have stated their price for the release of nine kidnapped signature on a paper acknowledg ing the equality of Soviet Ger manys puppet government The United States which has refused so far to submit to diplo matic blackmail by the Reds is expected to reject the new de jrnand It probably will be some time before the Americans eight officers and a sergeant seized when their helicopter strayed over the Iron Curtain regain their freedom That was the impasse created by Col Robert P McQuails So realvisit Monday to the foreign office Working methodically two in Red Berlin He went as a rep resentatives of Gen Henry I Hodes commander in Ger many ignoring demands that he be accredited by the State De An American announcement said McQuails meeting with East Continued On Page Twelve Two New York Holdup Men Go To Prison Two New York thugs who stag ed an armed holdup along Route 22 east of McVeytown a month ago were sentenced yesterday to terms in prison when they pleaded guilty before Judge Paul S Leh man in Mifflin County Court at Lewistown The pair 18yearold Eugene Burlace and Wilbur Richard Sie gel 34 both of the Bronx New York were captured by Mount Un ion Borough Policeman William Morgan in Newton Hamilton Bor ough a few hours after they held up beat and robbed the aged at tendant 83yearold John Thomas Treweek at the Treweek Service Station shortly after noon on May 16 Burlace was sentenced to serve an indeterminate term in the White Hill Industrial School and Siegel was given a onetotwo year term in the Western Penitentiary The costs were divided between Burlace and Siegel and each was ordered to pay onejhalf of the costs Neither of the two had a past criminal record In the holdup Burlace entered the service station while Siegel re mained in the car and kept the motor running for a swift getaway When the aged Treweek resist ed the holdup youth who held a butcher knife at Treweeks chest struck Treweek over the head twice with soda bottles Continued on Page Seven Contestants Prepare For Contest Ikes Firearms School Opens Today At Shenecoy Field A special firearms school for law enforcement officers being conducted by the Huntingdon Police Department opened today at Shenecoy Field McConnells town Road Thomas Carrig special agent FBI of Philadelphia is in charge The contestants in the milking contest one of the highlights of the Huntingdon Dairy Festival on Friday were caught by the pho tographer while they were taking notes on the art of County Commissioner Charles Klingler center and Sheriff Ralph Slim Awkerman right will at least know where to place their stools when they compete in the contest Trying to give the novices a helping hand is John Martin of Mount Union master of ceremonies at the second annual Dairy Festival The cow is probably a bit apprehensive Aide Gives Full Frank Story Washington June 17 dential Assistant Sherman Adams told House investigators today that never in the course of his White House duties had he at tempted to influence the decision of any administrative agency or any governmental official Adams went before the House influence investigating subcom mittee to tell of his relationship with Boston industrialist Bernard Goldfine shortly after the White House said that President Eisen hower had received some vicuna cloth from Goldfine in 1956 But the White House branded as a lie a published story that the President had received a vi cuna coat from the Boston million aire or ever had conferred with him Earlier testimony before the committee brought forth evidence that Adams had received expen sive gifts from Goldfine and that the chief assistant to the Presi dent also had made telephone calls to at least two federal agen County ces concerning cases involving Unique Plan Of Instruction Is Approved The Joint Committee of the Huntingdon Area High School last night gave approval for the instal lation of a unique home school telephone system to be used by Jerry Schneider a handicapped Huntingdon student This system will be installed at the start of the next school term of the twoday course Wifl permit the youthto lis Miss Milkmaid To Be Crowned Friday A varied round of activities climaxed by the crowningof the Miss Milkmaid will highlight the Huntingdon County Dairy Festival on Friday June 20 Other events on the program include a big farm parade a costume square dance contest and a milking contest between two struction on the use of arms The first sessions were held this morning and afternoon Two sessions will fee held tomor ten and take part in classroom discussion while remaining at his row Law enforcement officers from this area have been invited to attend the school people entered Hockenberrys borne after asking neighbors where a bachelor by the name of Edwards resided Having been told that no one answering to that name lived nearby but that a Mr Hockenberry who occupied a cabin by himself a short dis tance away the pair a man and woman went to his dwelling The man upon entering went a window and stood watch The woman bedecked in gypsy clothing and wearing earrings on the style of those worn by Rom any wanderers went to Mr Hockenberry who was napping on a bed She began searching his clothing In the process she went through the pockets of Hocken berrys outer trousers then hi a second pair of work trousers underneath she found the wad of bills rolled into handkerchiefs She took the money and she and Continued on Page Two Yugoslavia Hits Nagy Execution Belgrade Yugoslavia June 17 Yugoslav sources today the liquidation of Jmre Nagy and his coleaders in he Hungarian revolt was a clear betrayal of trust Execution of the four men was expected to set off immediate rep ercussions in Yugoslavia which al ready has broken with the rest of the Communist states over differences of policy The general expectation was that this one stroke might drive President Tito closer to the West Yugoslavia apparently was tak en utterly by surprise by the ex jcution of the leaders who had aken refuge in the Yugoslav em bassy in Budapest after Russia quashed the 1956 revolt Lebanon Wants UN To Seal Frontiers June govern ment of rebellion torn Lebanon said today it had asked the Unit ed Nations to move in a force of several thousand men and seal off its frontiers The disclosure was made by Health Minister Albert Mokheber named by President Camille Cha moun to act as liaison officer with the United Nations observer teams here Mokheber said Lebanon asked for land sea and air force troops and that the request already is in the hands of Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold Hammarskjold leaves New York today and is expected in Beirut sometime during the night for an onthespot report from the ob server teams Mokheber said the Security Council may be reconvened to consider the Lebanese request Lebanon accused Syria in the Security Council of aiding the six weekold rebellion against the proWestern government by send a steady supply of arms and smuggling troops across the bor der Lebanon Remains Quiet Lebanon itself was tense though Continued On Page Five Daubenspeck WiU Present Resolutions Pittsburgh June 17 Five rejs olutions urging state constitution al amendments will be submitted for a vote Wednesday to dele gates attending the 47th annual convention of the Pennsylvania Assertion of Boroughs Chief Burgess L D Dauben speck of Huntingdon a delegate to the convention will submit the resolutions to the gathering The Huntingdon official is an active member of the association and a member of the statewide executive committee The resolutions were read Mon day at the opening of sessions They proposa to 1 Prohibit Uie Legislature from passing mandatory legislation re garding the pay employment or retirement of nonelected borough Continued on Page Nine The Weather Fair Today Tonight And Wednesday Pleasant Daytime Temperatures But Cool Over night Northwesterly Winds To day High Today 64 To 70 Low Tonight In 40s High Wednes day In 70s rtr 0 19 Killed In 12 rrom stone Church At Plane Crash Annual Brethren Meet A delegation of twelve from thei Stone Church of the Brethren Huntingdon will attend the annual conference of the Church of the Brethren which opens at Des Moines Iowa today at the Memor ial Auditorium Highlights of the annual confer ence which will close Sunday will include an address by Edwin T Dahlberg of St of the National Council of Church ss an anniversary pageant Brethren in the Court of Histo written by Harry A Brandt 250th Anniversary Call through which is to be raised for church extension the advance ment of the cause of peace and llife and leadership programs F Willard Powers general chairman of the Call will present the Call program to the conference Another feature of the confer ence will be an historical exhibit of rare books and manuscripts bearing on early Brethren his tory including Bibles in German printed by Christopher Saner in Dorothy Dupler and Verrmrd EljGermantown between 1738 and the presentation at Continued On Page Seven home A tentative plan now being set up by school administrators will also call for home visits by teach ers about one day each week Schneider suffered an injury to his spine two years ago while swimming in Stone Creek He has been paralyzed from the neck down since that time and has been hospitalized at Huntingdon Altoo na Pittsburgh and New York for Continued On Page Eleven Strike Negotiations Scheduled To Continue Philadelphia June delphia Inquirer representatives and officials of the American Newspaper Guild were scheduled to resume negotiations today in an effort to end a 17day strike The ANG represents some 710 editorial and clerical employes who walked off their job at the Inquirer June 1 when their Guild contract expired Meanwhile the Teamsters strike which has suspended de livery of the Inquirer the Eve ning Bulletin and the Camden N Courier Post entered its 19th day The strike called by Local 628 May 30 halted the delivery of the papers to homes and news stands All three papers continue to publish touted editions which are being sold at their respective plants PUC Request Is Denied Philadelphia June Pub lic Utility Commission request for permission to vacate its or der barring the Pennsylvania Railroad from suspending 14 trains last Feb 16 was denied by the Pennsylvania Superi o r The court also refused to end arguments on the railroads ap peal from the order Curitiba Brazil June 17 A Brazilian airliner carrying sever al prominent political figures to Rio de Janeiro crashed while at tempting a landing here Monday night killing 19 of the 27 persons aboard All of the survivors were in jured some of them seriously The dead included Nereu Ram os a former provisional president of Brazil Gov Jorge Lacerda of Santa Catarina province and Leoberto Leal a congressman The three all residents of Santa Catarina boarded the plane in Florianopolis There were no Americans aboard the plane a Convair 440 which missed the runway at Curi tiba Airport and crashed into a trea County Dairy Festival Plans Are Listed Adams told the investigators he was prepared to give them full and frank answers to their ques tions about the propriety of any actions of mine in relation to Bernard Prepares Statement Adams opened his appearance before the committee with a pre pared statement of more than L500 words a statement prepared during the night and early morn ing in consultation with other White House officials Continued On Page Seven 83 Students Registered For Summer Term Eightyeight students were reg istered for the first five weeks of Juniata Colleges Summer Term which opened yesterday The registrars office reported 61 men and 27 women were in cluded in the total Last years total was 82 There are 47 day compared to 41 in residence The resident students include 31 men in North Dorm and 10 women in Brumbaugh Hall Among the 47 day students are 30 men and 17 mately 30 of them are from Huntingdon County Juniatas Summer Term open ed officially yesterday with a convocation in Founders Hall when the message was given by Continued On Pags Five Temperature Readings Huntingdon maximum tem perature reading yesterday was 74 and the low last night was Final Senate Action Is Due On Labor Bill Washington June 17 Final ac tion was promised today on the Senates labor reform bill after four days of strenuous debate Democratic leader Lyndon B Johnson said the Senate was within three or four amend ments of reaching a final vote and said the bill should be passed by late afternoon But he warned another night session the fifth on the be neces sary The Senate was considering a long string of amendments but re taining the bills moderate characteristics In its session Mon day night the Senate adopted an amendment to permit union mem bers to bring suit in federal court to recover funds misused by their officers The Senate Armed Forces Com mittee began hearings on the de Oontinued On Page Five i Huntingdon County officials The festival will get off to a fast start Friday evening with a farm parade scheduled to get underway at oclock The parade will form at Thirteenth Street and will proceed down Washington Street to Third Street At that point the parade will dis band and the center of the festivi ties will switch to the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds This portion of the festival will start in front of the grandstand at with band music The county dairy farmers have a big treat in store when the first event on the program matches two novice farmhands in a milking contest Huntingdon County Commission er Charles Pee Wee Kling ler and Sheriff Ralph Slim Aw kerman will compete in the fill the bucket event The qualifica Continued on Page Two 3 Women Nabbed In Interstate Shoplifting Jobs Chambersburg June Three youngwomen are being held here under bond each today charged with being in volved in an interstate shoplift ing operation The trio were identified by police as Mrs Vicki Dutrow 17 of Hagerstown Mrs Mary K Cavender 23 of Wilhamsport and Mrs Joann E Caihoun 23 also of Hagerstown They were charged with grand larceny and held for a court hearing by Justice of the Peace John S Gillan of Chambersburg Authorities in Chambersburg and Hagerstown reported shop lifting thefts amounting to thousands of dollais have occur red in the area in the last sev eral years Tivo Accident Victims Show Improvement An Altoona couple injured in the autotruck crash Sunday that claimed the life of another Al toona woman have shown im provement since being admitted to the J C Blair Memorial Hos pital the attending physician re ported this morning Carl J Brandt 43 and his wife Mrs Mary L Brandt 41 both of 1007 Meadow Street Al toona are improving Mrs Brandt had been listed in critical condition at the hospital from injuries sustained in the crash that took the life of h sister Mrs Verna Margaret 44 of 306 Maple Avenue Altoona The accident took place when the car in which the three were traveling crashed into the rear of a heavilyloaded trucktrailer on Warrior Ridge about miles west of Huntingdon The attending physician re vealed today that Mrs Brandt is now listed in serious condi tion with her injuries including Continued on Page Eight Late Bulletins Montreal June Kelt man 2 heir to a womans retail clothing chain fortune was kidnaped Saturday and is being held for ransom police disclosed today Wire services newspapers ra dio and television stations were informed of the kidnaping Mon day afternoon but withheld the story at the request of the police until noon today The ransom note had threatened death to the browneye curly brownhaired boy if police were Washington June tial Assistant Sherman Adams said he might not have done what he did for his friend Ber nard Goldfine if he had as he was told fail action was improper Washington June tary of State John Foster Dulles said today the United States might send troops into Lebanon if developments there should call for it Search Pushed For 2 Missing Anglers Harrisfourg June 17 A heli copter today was pressed into ths search for two area fishermei missing since setting out on s Susquehanna River angling expe dition Monday morning The helicopter from tihe Olm sted Air Force Base at Middle town joined the search after fish ermen and volunteers temporarily abandoned a nightlong combing of a wide area of the river The missing men are Harris Keller 41 of Marysville and Eugene Dively 43 of Summerdale Searchers checked a number of islands in the river to determine whether the two men w3io set Trujillo Asserts Good Neighbor Policy Is Dead Ciudad Trujillo June 17 Dominican strongman Rafael L Trujillo charges that the Command and General Staff Col lege by flunking his playboy son branded itself a political tool and proved the good neighbor pol icv is 44 the ft S Weather Bureau Trujillo said Rafael failure observer reported today The reading at a m today was 58 No precipitation was recorded during preceding 24hour period Pleasant spring like weather was expected to continue througho it Pennsylvania today tonight will not hurt him in the eyes of the Dominican people who revere him for his honesty industry in telligence and high sense o re sponsibility and President Hector Trujillo young Rafaels uncle appointed him chairman of the Dominican joint chiefs of staff the day it was an nounced he did not suocessiuUy complete the course at Ft Leav enworth His fathers yacht is now on the way to Los Angeles to bring him home The good neighbor policy of the late President Roosevelt has suf fered and deteriorated completely and there is now no hope that it will be Rafael Sr said A diploma granted by a mili tary school converted into a po litical tool at the service of pas sions and interests alien to its purely technical mission cannot constitute an honor for Young Trujillo a lieutenant gen eral in the armed forces com Continued on Jtaga out from near stranded the Rockville have been Elfrida Passes Quarter Million Mark On Show New York June von Nardroff the pretty walking en cyclopedia from Brooklyn ran her record television quiz earn ings past the quartermilliondol lar mark Monday night Miss von Nardroff a 32year old brunette who quit her job as a personnel officer to devote full lime to the quiz show Twenty added to her pre vious earnings to reach when her opponent Herbert Hulse a Goldsboro bank clerk and lawyer was unable to identify several United States am bassadors At the shows end however tht Brooklyn quiz whiz was one point behind her new opponent Robert Leicester of New York an as sistant high school director Both Miss Von Nardroff and Leicester correctly answered questibns on Greek mythology baseball and bodies of water Ironically Miss Von Nardroff is worse off financially far as ready cash is when she first began to amass lier TV fortune She said she is in debt for about which she has borrowed from friends to meet expenses since she quit her On Page Two ;