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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - February 6, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania II 1 t rnwrttifflt Two Sections llll jl 4 Yifl Seven Ike Considers Soviet With Big If AMERICAN QUESTIONED BY CUBAN REBELS Alan Rob ert who police say has con fessed plotting to kill Rebel Leader Fidel Castro poses for a picture at Camp Libertad yes terday faced further ques ticining He lias denied the alleg and says he knows of fiie The former United States Navy pilot was transferred to army after being Keiii Several days in a Havana police jail TakeKidriaper AfterChase FAipIELD Calif AP An armed kidnaper abducted a ranch wife from her home Thurs day night then was captured to day after a predawn chase in which police cars pursued him jind his victim at speeds of more turn 120 The kidnaper wrecked the car he was driving in a desperate at tempt to break out of a mobile police trap His captive Mrs Hilda Faye Dawson 65 bleeding and shocked after hours of terror was taken from the wreckage but was not injured seriously Police seized Charley McArthur of Dixon who they said had no regular occupation Sheriff Thomas E Joyce gave this account of the kidnaping Mrs Dawson a grandmother her husband John Dawson 73 a well to do chicken rancher were playing bridge at a neigh bors house Thursday night when the kidnaper broke into their home When the Dixons returned they kere confronted by the intruder masked with a womans silk stocking and carrying a double barreled sawed off shotgun The man forced Dawson a frail bespectacled man to lie down on the floor of the bedroom and tied his hands behind his back Then he told Dawson I want by next Tuesday and Til Jbe contacting you in a couple of Ill be gone by the time you get loose so you might as well not call He then ordered Mrs Dawson out of the house and at gunpoint See TakerPage 2 Col 5 School Bomb Threat At York Pa bomb scare gave 750 pupils of the nearby East Prospect Junior High and elemen tary School a holiday from classes today An anonymous phone call at warned of a bomb plant ed in the The pupils were sent home promptly and the state police called in No bomb was found Sat and fuU course Baked dinner It Would Aid Cause Of Peace THOMASVILLE Ga White House said today President Eisenhower would consider visiting the Soviet Union if future devel opments indicate it Would serve the cause of peace Press secretary James G Sagerty made the statement in commenting on Soviet Pre mier Nikita Khrushchevs in vitation to Eisenhower Thurs day to come to Soviet LJnion But Hagerty stressed that Ei senhower has no present plans to go there The Earlier had declined cprnmentjMi ttfe Khrush chev infor mally in Kremlin leader at 21st con gress the party But today Hagerty volunteered statement at Elsenhowers vacation headquarters invita tion to President Eisenhower to visit the Soviet Union occurred in a lengthy speech which contained very hostile references to United States leaders It seems strange that Premier Khrushchev if he really welcomes visit by the extend it in such circumstances The President had no present plans to make such a visit in fact he hasnt received any in See It 2 Col 8 Order After Hours Check In Borough Indiana Borough Burgess G W Marbach announced today he has taken steps to help prevent a tragic assault and murder of the type that claimed the life of a Norwin High School girl earlier this month The Burgess said he has in structed the local police to thoroughly check out any suspici ous looking strangers on borough streets after curfew hours Checks will also be made on vehicles in the borough too he said Burgess Marbach pointed out that the safety and protection of the local girls and college students is the paramount purpose of this Concern was expressed for numerous college women stu dents who live otf campus and must walk home evenings over some streets that are not too well lighted The Burgess also stated that this order will not be rescinded Indiana Borough Detective Ser geant Harry Owens olficer in charge of the police department was instructed to carry out this directive today Outside Inn Sat and Sun full course Baked Ham dinner 148x State Tax On Income iHARRISBURG AP Sen Charles R Weiner Democratic floor 1 e ad e r pointed today to a taxontax of individual incomes as a possible source of state rev constitutional ques tions could be resolved idea of a state levy on of federal income taxes paid by been considered at several sessions of the Legislature in itssearch for revenue sourc es ABOARD TRANSPORT Mas ter Sgf George P Petrochilos was identified the crew members of transport shot down fighters The A ir was able to identify only fourj Ht six bodies the Russians l to the Sept 24 as recovered in Armenia from a crashed transport But such legislation never reachT ed a vote because of the fear it vgould beruled out by the courts Because of the clause t the state constitution which re t res all subjects to be at Iniform rate Those holding a e unconstitutional poin sec LATEST IN LOUVERED Bird 70 takes a deep breath behind the wheel of his car after it collided witha fourengined Air plane The aircraft was warming up on the taxi strip of the ClevelandHopkins Airport Cleveland Ohio when Bird drove his car under a spinning propellor causing gashes on the auto leaving Bird unharmed York City Claims iyed Air Safety AP WirephotoX Calls rey f MOSCOW Premier Nikita Khrushchev says he con siders his recent Moscow guest Hubert Humphrey D a peddler of He called Humphrey a fabricator Khrushchev speakingto the 21st Soviet Communist party con gress Thursday said the Yugoslav Communist party accused of de viating from the Moscow line was trying to drum up stories about differences between Red China and the Kremlin He said the Yugoslavs to substantiate these stories used the Minnesota Democrat as a substantial wit v You will remember that this senator recently visited the Soviet Union and I had a talk with Khrushchev said In the expectation of a noisy sensation Humphrey in his speeches and articles told fairy bags full of as the story that he had brought a spe cial message fromthe Soviet gov ernment to President Eisenhower course no such message existed at that I had confided two important secrets to him Indeed I could find a better partner to share secrets with than Mr Humphrey Sen Humphreys wild imagi See NlkitaPage 2 Col 4 Dog Wants Home A black Spaniel is look ing for a new home Interested persons should call HO 58968 fpr Eagles Party Saturday Feb 7 Music by Jet Tones 148x icns of the federal income tax authorizing exemptions N an4 var whlle the jfitate rate for a tax on the amount oflederal income tax es paid would be uniform the ase for the levy would be on a jraduafed basis now prohibited y the state constitution Weiner gave his views Thurs day night in a television interview Capitol Correspondents WTPA See StatePage 2 Col 1 Inside The Gazette CHURCH V News of the churches in this jiistriyt appears on todays church pages Read about tljese activities on pages 4 and GAMES TONIGHT Marion Center and Indiana have important this evening Read about these leading cage teams on sports pages 1A 1R and 15 Bunlneia Churob Other Features 45 18in 18 8 w Partly cloudy and cold tonight and Saturday with chance pfa iew snow flurries Low tonight to 12 Hijb rt NEW YORK A city agency says the federal government is responsible for delay improvements at La Guardia Field destination of an American Airliners plane which crashed into the East River Tuesday night A forv the Authority of New Yorlc which operates Le Guardia said Thursday the authority aas been ready fqr three years to build a pier off Runway 22 to provide approach or aircraft proprjetFUght 320 undershpt Runway 48 Arrested In Murder Plot PHILADELPHIA tall middleaged private secretary al egedly tried to hire a hood to kill her boss1 wife But the hood was a detective and this led to the secretarys arrest Miss Pauline Weiss 48 was ar rested Thursday as she left her apartment to go to work The night before police said die sat in a car with a man in whom she had confided and de tective Peter Noga She nervously landed Noga as a down pay ment police said She wouldnt look at Noga fwhen I asked her for suggestions on how it was to be done She said shg would leave that up to Noga said he was promised an other after the murder Inspector John J Kelly said Miss Weiss during a day of ques tioning made a statement admit ting the plot to kill 53yearold Muriel Griffin of Devon Her Willard Griffin and smashed into the water Sixtyfive persons died fhree eyewnmembjers ana authority spokesman who asked not to be identified further commented The entire respon sibility for establishing navigation and safety aids rests with the Federal Aviation In Washington Thursday night an FAA spokesman said an in strument landing system forf the East River approach to Runway 22 had been authorized and on order since July 1 1957 He said it takes 18 months to two years toget the needed apparatus as that delivery had for October of this year See 2 Col I 58 manages R L a publishing Polk firm Miss Weiss bad worked for him three years Griffin said he was completely surprised by his secretarys ar rest and the charges against her He said he had been happily married 33 years Mrs Griffin was not available for comment See 2 Col Soviet Pilot WprdsBoost DefensePlan WASHINGTON gruff terrifying words The target is biynjng I will finish him off echoed on Capitol Hill to day with shocked demands for Steppedup defense programs The words the State Depart ment were those of Soviet jet pilots shooting down an un armed transport plane At least 6 possibly 17 Ameri can airmen died in the fiery crash Sept 2 pf the unarmed C130 transport near the border be tween Turkey and Soviet Armenia The plane admittedly deredacross the border and over Soviet the State De partment expressed a suspicion the crew may have been misled by Soviet radio signals State Department officials Thursday disclosed they have a graphic recording of harsh bark ing voices they said were those pf Soviet pilots sending the plane iiv to its death plunge AnEnglish See ISovieMPage V Col 1 Seek Return To Forbes PITTSBURGH Pitts burgh Steelers football team wants to return to Forbes Field for its home games this year because of disappointing attendance last sea son at Pitt Stadium Art Rooney owner of the Na tional Football League team said today he has asked the Public Au ditorium Authority for permission to cancel his lease for Pitt Stadi um Twin Sellers Hoping For NormaliLife V Tex Clark Dean Stillion and his Britishborn wife freed of charges in the sale of sons said today their chiefaim now is to live like normal people Our plan is to try to get wiork and make a home for the1chil saidMrs Stilllon 24 They had a reunion Thursday night with their four children after charges of selling he twins for were Mrs Stillion isaid help while held in detective and a policewoman who1 posed as a childless couple arrest Tuesday night knew God was spy only hope cause she said I knew in I would answer prliyed heart be He She said she and her husband also 24 did a lot of serious talking We are closer now than we have ever she said This experience has achieved that for WiU the boys Thomasr and George feel they were not want ed Ivethought about that a the inother said Well do every thing in the world to make the boys know that we lovethem an3 want them Nothing ever again will come between Several job offers have been made The offers include a farm home and a job I always wanted to live on k Stillion said adding tha he would be pleased to stay in Houston if he can find work Dulles Agrees With French Qn Bjerlin V U 3 V Stat Jphn Foster Presiden Charlesde7Gaulle found them selves in agreement1 today as in the past to maintain Western ac cess to Berlin They conferred fo an hour and a half American and French spokes men said the talks covered a widi range of problems but no new decisions were reached The spokesmen said however that De Gaulleand Dulles were in complete agreement that thi West must maintain its routes t West BerlinV110 miles behind tb Iron Curtain and vfOM not ac cept any move by the Soviet Un ion to substitute East Germans fo the Soviet soldiers in those posi tions where the four occupyin powers come together in Berlin The atmosphere was described as cordial and relaxed The American spokesman sai the talks in Paris had progressed manner Jo those in London There Dulles conferre with BritishPrime Minister Bar WASHINGTON AP tty Gen William P Rogers oday filed suit in U S Dis rict Court at Montgomery charging registrars of Vlacon County with dis riminating against Negroes eeking to qualify as voters The suit is the second of its kind under the 1957 Civil Rights Act de igned to protect voting An action against the registrars Terrell County which aises the same discrimination is sue is now awaiting trial in the District Court at Columbus The action at Montgomery amed as defendants the Macon Registration Board and Grady nd E P Livingston Grady Rogers and Livingston in December announced their resig nations as Macon registrars after eing ordered by the District Court to produce their records for examination by the Civil Rights ommission The Justice Department suit looknote of what it described as their purported resignations biit asserted mat under Alabama law hey are required to continue their duties until successors have been appointedor installed A The suit alleged various dis iriminatbry practices against Ne groes seeking to include ng maintenanceof racially seg regated facilities for to enjoin all of old Macmijlan is going t Moscow Feb 21 for a visit tha the British hope will ease East West tensions Dulles is going on Saturday t Bonn for talks with West Ger man Chancellor Konrad Adenauer about primari See Page 2 Coir 2 Denmark Calls Off Ship Search AP Danish government toda called off the search for the miss ing passengercargo ship Han Hedtoft which hit an iceberg off Greenland a week ago today The government said it consjd ered the ship a total loss there was no hope of finding an of the 95 crew members and pas sengers allce The weeks search turned up definite trace of the ship or thos aboard her oes Cut From Housing Bill WASHINGTON I the cut 100 million dollars from its 565milliondollar bill for federal airport aid It also reduced the program from five tofour years The action was a gesture aong the path of what Democratic Leader Lyndon B Johnson of trying to meet Pres ident Eisenhower half way on dif ferences in spending proposals But it was no more than a gesture because although the dol lar total was reduced the pro posed annual outlay was not changed since the number of years was reduced Johnson engineered this move as he had taken the lead in some trimming of a housing bill which the Senate finally passed Thurs day night as a meas ure The housing total compared with asked by Ei senhower But mostof the differ ence was in longrange programs rather than in items affecting Eisenhowers 77 dollar budget for the 12 months begin ning next July The vote on the housing bUl was 6028 slightly more than the two thirds margin which would be needed to override a veto The vote sent the measure on to the House Opening general debate on the bill Sen A S Mike Monroney the chief sponsor said the federal government must dit vide with the states the increased cost of preparing the nation for the jet age Monroney denied his bill is full of frills and specifically ex cludes funds for bars cocjttail lounges parking lots and shop ping Indiono County Cost If Proposal Becomes Cost Of US Gas Tax Increase Here March of Dimes Benefit Dance Sunday Homer City Legion 148x Fri Feb J Holiday lm Coal Hun Music by Melodaires J47x Special to the Gazette NEW YORK Passenger car owners in Indians Cownty will have to fork up more a year in Federal gas taxes if the in crease proposed by the Admin istration becomes law The increase amoiwttag to IVt cents a gallon is to provide money for the nations huge road building program which started ou as a billion venture tq be spread over a periwj years For some months the program has been operating at a djeftcit the Administration points out al though it was designed to run onily it adds up to a year a payasyougo basis This has For car use the rate of bten due it is stated to the fact that construction costs have gone far beyond expectations The extra iya cents tax is cal culated to bring in an additional million a year nationally It would more than offset the current deficit For the average car operator io Indiana County driving miles a year and getting 15 miles to the gallon the increase would be about a year On the basis of current car registrations local 000 miles a year and 15 miles per gallon it would cost a year more than at present Since July 1 payments to the highway fund have been at of I cent per gallon In addition there has been tax on tires and oiher equipment Tbe objecaonf to Q ajeuts plM to rwse the ante been lowj come from ajU direcUcuis iuclud bus operators the oU industry car fleet Charges of unwarranle4 sion of receipts from the fund have been b the Highway representing tr tions It belonging to Rhe oroerain has been takaa MU ussd for otter Despite increasing In in the lojg tap bjgh