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   Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - January 31, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania                                TEDDY An Indiana County Newspaper That Sat1 vet MemKer of the Family A yofffififir tM MIAMI ft tout getting rat ol aolnf I Mbmu ink loir Mom City County EDITION Volume 1 42 Twelve Pages Indiana Saturday January Telephone Cwrtt HIGH SHIP SEARCH Demos May Boost Defense Spending m Following Testimony At Inquiry WASHINGTON AP Democratic attempt to accel erate defense spending ap peared likely today after Senate testimony that more money is needed to match So viet space and missile ad yances P Two days of a wide ranging Sen ate inquiry into the status of preparedness touched off specu lation that Senate Democrats may try to expend President Eisenhow ers defense budget Eisenhower is recommending slightly over 40 billion dollars in defense spending for the fiscal year beginning July 1 Both he and Secretary of Defense McEl contend this is adequate to cope with any Soviet threat As the Senate inquiry went into recess until the middle of next week Chairman Overton Brooks DLa of the House Space Com mittee announced hearings par alleling the Senates will begin Monday A possible hint to Democratic plans for defense spending came Friday as Majority Leader Lyn on B Johnson DTex recessed the inquiry by the combined Sen ate Space and Preparedness sub committees Johnson chairman of both groups said public testimony so far by top defense space and mis sile officials indicate there are de ficiencies which must be explored behind closed doors because of military secrets involved i Johnson said the next phase will cover information as to the ag See 3 Col 6 Find Pests In English Cactus Plant Alaska Gov Eg an Said Recovering SEATTLE Wash AP Alaskas Gov William Egan is making such good recovery after an emergency operation that he plans to hold a news conference next week Egans doctor said today the 44 year old Democratic execu tive who was In grave condK tion for several days after the Jan 20 surgery continues to improve The surgery here was to re move an intestinal block that developed after an earlier gall ease the Of school bladder operation at Juneau INVOLVED IN TIFF Comedienne Joan Davis 48 had her Stock right arrested on a charge of assault and She said the slap he gave her during a quarrel was much too hard to be called a love tap Yesterday Joan was asked if she and Harvey are still engaged It doesnt look that way does it she replied sadly Harvey said the deci sion on the engagement is entirely up to Joan This picture was made in April 1957 when the two said they would be married in a lew days AP Wirephoto Senate May Prod For Talks On Berlin Norfolk Ready To Integrate RICHMOND Va Senate supporters of Gov J Lindsay Almond say they be lieve they have enough votes to pass today his program to Gov Williams Asks Mich Income Tax DETROIT G Men nen Williams proposed Friday night that Michigan adopt a state income tax and other tax revisions to bring in an estimated 140 mil lion dollars in additional tax rev enues Williams suggested first income tax for Michigan would provide that a single person would not pay any tax on his income up to a married couple would not pay on the first and a family with four children would pay no state income tax until its income exceeded He said given normal circum stances no one would pay more than per cent of his income to the state The governor said he was well aware that this program mild as it is wont cause any popular celebrations or dancing in the He added it does not add any new burdens to those imposed al See 3 Col 3 tegration A ruling was expected soon possibly today from Chief Jus tice Earl Warren on the Arling ton School Boards request for delay of enrollment of four Ne gjoes in the Stratford Junior Higl School In Norfolk school officials said is in readiness for integration Monday of six schools closed last fall The Almond tuition payments to those who dont want to attend integrated schools and repealing compulsory school attendance already has passed the House of Delegates It now is before the Senate Fi nance Committee whose member ship includes most of the senators who had been seeking stronger ac tion than Almond sought from the special session Reflections of burning Glen Ellyn Acres nurs ing home appear on windshield of ambulance yesterday as aged guest who escaped watches amid blankets Shadow is from tree lined grounds Several persons perished in the fire AP photo grapher Harry Hall made this dramatic picture AP Wirephoto Nursing Home Fire Claimed Nine Lives I I ft 1 C O I U 5 1 0 W S G 3 Q V i 1 1 G River Rise Vessel Hits Iceberg Off Greenland HALIFAX N S AP High seas and whistling polar winds hampered search today for the Danish ship Hans Hedtoft feared lost after hit ting an iceberg off the south tip of Greenland The small German trawler Johannes Kreuss reported she could find no trace of the cargo passenger ship with irom 90 to 130 persons aboard in the area given by the ves sel in her final SOS Friday The message said the ship was slowly sinking A Navy radar patrol plane circled above the 20foot waves in the North Atlantic and found no trace of the ship or lifeboats Ice packs were closing in from the adding to the hazards for other ships steaming north from the North Atlantic shipping lanes to join the search In the van were the Coast Guard cutter Campbell and the German fishing vessel Poseidon Several other vessels were en route but with little hope of reach ing the scene before darkness close in again Denmarks Greenland Depart merit said there 55 pas sengers and a crew of 40 The U S Coast Guard reported 130 aboard The ship Was registered to carry a maximum of 60 pas sengers and 40 crewmen The Greenland Department said See Col 1 ripped through theKves of GLEN ELLYN 111 the Glen Ellyn Acres eight and led fo ff jfcjujNtfJ fireman r Passersby firemen their lives to save 12 other patients two oi whom were in juved seriously and hospitalized Scene of the tragedy iwas a Du Page County landmark built in 1934 and modeled after an Italian PoweHOase WASHINGTON Eisenhower administration apparently is in line for some sharp prodding from the1 PHILADELPHIA WoodSenate to move toward high level negotiations with Russial ury N woman arrived from on the Berlin impasse England Friday with a tiny cac This was clearly indicated as Sen J William Fulbright tus plant containing earth which a persistent critic of administration foreign poli officials said had enough microcies prepared to takeover as chairman of the important scopic pests to destroy the entire Senate Foreign Relations Committee South Jersey tomato crop Emanuel Wirtschafter a toms inspector said he found the 1n rH Q M C I Q thimbleful of earth around the1 plant which was in the suitcase when she arrived at InLciWS vternational Airport WLrtschafter said the woman told him she had brought the plant back as a remembrance of her birthplace By Lawrence DETROIT Mich AP Gov 38 More Pa Schools Told To Improve HARRISBURG AP Thirty eight more Pennsylvania schools were under orders from the state Labor and Industry Dept today to make their buildings safe from fire and other hazards The department Friday ordered school districts to repair the build ings or close down all or part of proper to enter into a discussion their operations More than 100 Calling for EastWest talks on the German problem Fulbright said he thinks it would be quite MEADVILLE Pa AP Cold villa put a brake on rising The dead ranged in age from French Creek and the swollen B7 to 90 The charred bodies of stream was about stationary toseveral victims were found in day justbelow flood stage at I smoldering beds Some victims of the withdraw of troops j Fulbright 53 who will succeed next week to the chairmanship vacated Friday by Sen Theodore Francis Green made it He declinedto identify her or Lawrence of Pennsylvania today jciear ne isnt very optimistic her native city a state fair housing law J A Ramos inspector in charge to restrain discriminatory acts of of the Plant Quarantine Division until such a time as of the U S Department of Agrii education does its culture said a microscopic exam William L Batt labor and ination showed there were 11 goldindustry secretary presented Law en nematode cysts about sizerences view at the Governors of a pinhead in the earth If not Conference on Fair Employment isolated Ramos added the cysts Practices Commission could have spread and become notj Batt quoted Lawrence as saying j Moore a retired steel mill manaifloor Pjne Creek Consolidated jijon dollars damage only destructive to tomato crops The Citizens Committee on Disjger and Burgess of Rural Valley i Emerickville 2nd Floor Juniorj The Engineers said existing but also to potatoes which reported to me j tor the past two years passed High Brookville entire school flood control reservoirs averted See 3 Col 2 RuralValley Burgess Dies schools have been cited by the department as containing fire and other hazards during the past three weeks Those given orders included Clearfield Junior High DuBois 2nd and 3rd floors Jefferson Summerville Ele mentary and Junior High School entire building Summerville Ele mentary Home Economics Build ing 2nd floor Seigel Elementary entire school Falls Creek Ele school Knoxvijle Ele Meadville Melting snow and rain Friday caused the stream to rise rapidly behind two ice gorges until it passed the 56foot mark It then leveled off as the temperature dropped below freezing and held steady at feet Flood stage is feet Last week the creek reached feet highest level in the his tory of this northwestern Pennsyl vania city of Damage was estimated at 5 million dollars At flood stage only a few low lying streets and some cellars are inundated An Army de m o 1 i t i o n team planned to continue efforts to blast away a threequarter mile long ice gorge at Cochranton nine miles south of Meadville Six more demolition teams and two tons of dynamite were on their way from Fort Meade Md The Cochranton gorge and an other twomile long jam just be Meadville have blocked the creek preventing the normal flow of water Meanwhile Army Engineers in managed to get only a few feet from their beds before the flames engulfed them Most of the dead were trapped when a portion of the roof col See 3 Col 4 Pqh Attorney Found Guilty PITTSBURGH Federal district court jury Friday convict ed Atty Maurice Wheeler 52 of Pittsburgh of evading in in come taxes for The government said Wheeler earned but only reported Sentencing was delayed pending the outcome of an appeal for a new trial Washington estimated last weeks RURAL VALLEY mentary entire school Northfloods in Ohio and northwestern William Elementary Brookville 2ndPennsylvania did at least 75 mil Two Children Show Signs Of Barbara Jean Jenkins five yearold kindergarten pupil struck by a car yesterday on her way to school is reported signs of improvement in the diana Hospital Her condition re mains The girl received injuries to the head a fractured shoulder and body bruises as a result of run ning in front of a car in Indiana Borough yesterday afternoon She is the daughter of Mrs Phyllis Jenkins rear 49 North Seventh St Indiana Hospital authorities al so report John Steve as The Misko boy has been list ed serious since he was burned last Friday in a fire that destroy ed the in Dixonville At Lincoln Doy Sen Hugh Scoff To Speak Here fi jy jli acereafcton SAN FRANCISCO AP three defendants in the Powell sedition case their trial declared a mistrial faced today the added charge of treason In a swift procession Dist Chief Judge Louis E Goodman declared a mis trial a new complaint charging treason was filed and the defend ants were arraigned on the new charge and released on the bail The three are John W Powell 39 editor of the since discontinued China Monthly Review his wife Sylvia 38 and Julian Schwnan 38 of New York associate editors Atty Robert H Schnacke said he would ask a federal grand jury to indict the three on charges of treason The sedition and trea son charges probably would be combined he added Judge Goodman declared a mis trial because of the way his own remarks Thursday had been treat ed by local newspaper headlines At that time he was ruling out a Korean War veterans intended testimony that Chinese Commu nist propaganda demoralized some American prisoners of war The veteran was not permitted to so testify The government charges such propaganda came from the See Page 3 Col i Check Lewis In Hospital early this year has recommendedaway unexpectedly at his home in Senior High Brookville 2nd flooc an additional 121 million the upper cham the adoption of a state fair housRural Valley last night I y ing law Born in 1890 the deceased is surJ I A A AAA A statewide council of civic i vived by his wife Mrs M Claire and religious groups also has callj Stewart Moore five sons and one WASHINGTON AP John L ed for passage of such a Lewis 78 president of the United Mine Workers is in Georgetown University Hospital here for ob servation Dr John Minor said Lewis had had a little trouble the past few days and there was some ques tion as to whether it had been a heart attack Lewis suffered a minor heart attack in 1955 V F W dance Wnite Mr Moore passed away 142x p m yesterday Pgh Blaze damage Area by area estimates Youngstown Warren Pa Damages about million Berlin and Mosquito Reservoirs prevented million more dam of Congress will be the fea tured speaker in Indiana for the annual Lincoln Day Dinner The junior Senator from Penn sylvania will speak at the local New Licenses Needed Tonight HARRISBURG State RevenueDepart m en t reminded Pennsylvania motorists they will need new drivers licenses after midnight tonight Outside pinner Full course Turkey Dinner Inside The Gazette ELEVENTH STRAIGHT Indiana and Marion Center continue their winning ways with victories last night See sports pages 6 and 7 i BIBLE What Is the Bible is discussed in Bible Comment on edi torial page 1 Ofher Features iage i Lincoln Day activities at Rustic PITTSBURGH AP A four SharonNew Castle Pa Dami Lodge on Feb 10 alarm fire gutted a big about i The dinner meeting is spon i store in Pittsburghs West End Allegheny Basin sored by the Indiana County Coun 1 section early today causing Existing flood control cil of Republican Women 1 l ft 1 t 1 age estimated at about Asst Fire Chief Charles Mc Dermott who made the estimate 8 1011 89 Cronwordt 10 Editorial Hospital 4 11 8 8 Theater B Town W WEATHER Partly cloudy and somewhat colder tonight Sunday mostly sunny little temperature change Low tonight in upper teens projects prevented damages totalj officials of the planning com ing Imittee announced today that tick The Engineers said that if theiets wiji gO on sale shortly for the directed some 50 firefighters at Allegheny Reservoir had been in i event They are happy to be able the scene j operation all damages would i 0 present the new senator from Nobody was injured Cause of have Deen prevented at Warren Pennsylvania in his first visit to the blaze was not determined pa and substantial Indiana since his election to Con The fire started about 2 j damage reductions would have gress and raged out of control for about Deen affected in downstream senator Scott defeated former two hours sweeping through a areas twostory brick building that hous ed Scholz Bros Hardware Co Firemen finally contained the blaze and kept flames from spreading to adjoining structures Inflammable liquids fed the fire Outside InorSunday Dinner Full course Turkey Planer Masons Notice Members ot Indiana Lodge Ko 313 F A and other Masons are requested to meet at Robin sonLytles ft tomorow eve ning for services for our Brother Thomas A Byrne late governor George M Leader the i Democratic candidate in the race for the Senate seat vacated by re g Senator Edward at Novembers General Election Senator Scotts election was ac complished in spite of a general Democratic tide that swept across Carlyle Orr Sec nation at the last balloting HlfiH M SCOTT to speak here the U S House of Representa tives and was for a time head of the Republics Nttioaal HonorGirl For Heroism PITTSBURGH AP Barbar Ann Kopp 14 of Williamsport i the proud possesso of a bronz medal awarded by the Carnegi Hero Fund Commission She received the award Frida for her dramatic rescue of Stephe M Reese 5 also of Williamspor from a runaway horse Sept 1957 The boys horse bolted when h 15yearold sister tried to moun Stephen clung tp the saddlehorj Barbara on her own horse roj at top speed in pursuit through residential area ftlpog bijg way ignoring stop signs at inte sections and heavy traffic She finally pulled alongside ti runaway grasped tha boys and pulled him onto her hors Both escaped injury Notice EWers Ridge Joint will have special meeting I purposes m Hiiwi Rarinuia SW 142 142xHe has served for many years in by Dance tonight Club Savoy v   

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