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   Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - April 14, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania                                I EDDY An Indiana County Newspaper That Serves Every Member of the Family really dont mean a thing When penon1 mind li already tnatte up 204 r Vlwfjana Pennsylvania Tuesday April 1 Stdtidni irk EDITION End Spat In Family s Stepson Takes Own Lite REVLOC A pensioned coal miner last night shot and led himself after taking the s of a stepson Dead in the double ing at Revloc aie Frank Lezak 58 and his stepson Robert Wike 30 State Police said the twin shooting climaxed a family difficulty that had been brew ing for about a yeaij1 Both Lezak and Wike died in gjptantly in their House 580 at Revloc Authorities identified the weapon as a 35caliber rifle BOOST OFFING Senators Fear Fate Of Dulles WASHINGTON AP Acting Secretary of State Lezak police reported was Christian A Herter rather drinking throughout most of the day had returned his home about 8 oclock last evening There was no serious argument between Lezak and his stepson although there may have been between the two Three other occupants of the all of whom escaped un than ailing Secretary John Foster represent the United States at a meet ing of Western foreign min isters in Paris beginning on April 29 The conference will pre pare the West for negotia harmed said Lezak told them hejtions with the Soviet Union was going to bed Instead he wention the Berlin crisis at Geneva upstairs loaded three shells into next month the rifle went to the enclosed stairway and called his stepson When Wike appeared at the foot of the stairs Lezak fired a shot into his head Lezaks wife Blanche and her other children Wilbur Wike 14 Shirley Lezak 9 ran from See 10 Col 1 Red Planes Buzz USAF Transport Announcing this the State De partment also disclosed today medical experts have been called to discuss Dulles condition at Walter Reed Army Hospital this afternoon Press officer Lincoln White said a statement would be made after the meeting Physicians who will meet are those White said who have fol lowed the course of the secretarys illness White said he assumed the med ical consultation would be held in Dulles quarters at the hospital Dulles is suffering from abdom inal cancer He returned to the last he had been radiation in Berlin the US Embassy dis closed today v An embassy spokesman said two Soviet jet fighters harafsW an Force double decker propeller vetary Vanguard Fails Discoverer Sailing Aloft VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE Calif AP Air Force planes today may try to snatch from the aira miniature capsule of a type that some day could be used to parachute men back from space stations The capsule is in the nose cone of Discoverer II a pound satellite launched on Monday from this West Coast missile base Across the nation at Cape Ca naveral the Air Force tried unsuccessfully Monday to put three satellites into orbit from a single launching vehicle Van Vintondale Gun Victim Still Serious IN NEW Tallulah Bankhead left and Peggy Cass talk to reporters after testifying before the House Ways and Means Committee in support of federal unemployment com Tallulalvplayed the starring role before the committee suporled by Miss Cass a star of the Broadway Vj TAP Dulles appeared haggard and worn on his return and there has much speculation since that VINTONDALE Mrs Helen Branick wounded Sunday even ing by her husband in a twin shooting here remains in serious condition in Johnstowns Memo rial Hospital The 45jrearold woman was shot in the back as she walked along a street enroute to work at the Vintondale VFW Country Club Her husband Frank later took his own life guard III The Vanguards second stage j failed toignite about 30 minutes after it left the launching pad Please turn to page seven for the Associated Press story Second Stage Brain Failure Causes Another Vanguard Flop DaeDoubts The announcement that Herter will attend the Paris session was transport on its way back from a routine cargo delivery flight to Berlin April 10 unexpected Officials had said The incident occurred a week that Dulles was counting on suffi ifter Soviet fighters had recovery ot be able to rep an Air Force C130 turbojet trans resent the United States at the port on both legs of aj round tripEastWest foreign ministers con to the Communistsurrounded city j ference beginning in Geneva Mayiunder new Senate legislation sponsored by 11 Republicans Ask State To Test Coal For Roadbeds HAHRISBURG AP The state would test a new material derived from coal for use asa roadbed material The C130 was flying at n and the Soviets contended Allied Herter conferred with Dulles forlDepartmentwourdbegiven up to use muct of Ifi AflA faAf JC T Of McBride HARRISBURG AP Gov when the missile apparently was about 200 miles high Cause of the trouble was not known officials said If Discoverer II achieves proper stability its instrumented nose cone is scheduled to be kicked loose on command from ground tracking stations and float earth ward beneath a parachute Eight swoop on the descending para chute and try to drape it across a 30footIong trapeze bar suspend ed beneath each plane The para chute and capsule would then be Lawrence today expressed doubt reeled into the plane that Justice Thomas D McBride was vigorous enough to conduct a successful campaign for nomin ation to a full term on the State Supreme Court The governor told his weekly news conference that it was be cause of McBrides physical con Under the bill proposed Monday the State Highways dition that the Democratic Policy Ai 1 1 i i f i M m planes must fly at feet or less in the air corridors between West Berlin and West Germany J W Beburov chief spokesman ot the Soviet Embassy in East Berlin commenting on the inci dent indicated the Soviet Union is standing by its demands that American planes fly bjelbw foet in the corridors The Soviet standpoint is known and has not Beburov a reporter The Soviet Union has warned the United States that it cannot 45 minuted this morning White said the two men had a See 10 Col 3 BobTafts Memorial Dedicated WASHINGTON Eisenhower dedicated a towering feet strips of a half mile each Discovery of the paving material was announced last week by the CurtissWright Corp The firm of fered to furnish enough of the ma terial to pave the strips if the state wished to test it Gov Lawrence has said the idea could provide a ray of hope for Pennsylvanias depressed coal re gions if a new use for coal is found The Senate also passed a resol ution Monday commending Cur tissWright for its research to de velop increased coal markets The as a man who gave generously urged the firm and and unstintingly of himself other to continue re Trial Nears End Connie Sent To Jail Committee refused to give Mc Bride organization endorsement for the nomination in the May 19 primary election McBride has filed for the Repub lican and Democratic nominations in opposition to the Democratic organization Mi chael J Egan of Lackawanna County j Lawrence said there never was The parachute would come into range of the Air Force Cil9s at about feet The planes would have 10 minutes to snatch the parachute from the air if they failed the buoyant capsule would be fished from the ocean by Navy vessels patrolling the re covery area The capsule contains instru ments to supply oxygen and con trol heat and atmospheric pres sure Other instruments will check See Air 10 Col 4 INDIANAPOLIS AP Connie any doubt of the former aUorney With the new tuboprop and jet A comine into full Eisenhower honored a former transports coming into full serv ly in at any height Taft Eisenhower said was search to help the industry If the new use for coal is sue Nciholas was to be moved this afternoon from General Hospital to the Marion County Jail for the last day of her trial for the killing of her playboy lover Sheriffs Capt Francis J Haw kins chief jailer said no further therapy is imminent for the par tial paralysis Mrs Nicholas has cessful and practical the sponsors i suffered in her arms since the in ifr urrMilrl n i i said it would result in prosper more efficiently at altitudes above See RedPage 10 Col J er in tne dedication Hoover depicted Taft as a man who chose to die with his boots on rather than to desert his post He called Taft an official with a so cial conscience and said He not only would not desert his post See 10 Col 3 Cars Crash HereTocjay Two cars collided the inter section of Water and Fqurth Streets in Indiana about 1 oclock this af ternoon according to Indiana Bor Police It is reported a car operated by I John Hancheriqjk 30 Ernest trav eling south on Fourth and an other auto operated by Joan Shaf fer 25 Creekside traveling west on Water collided in the intersection Damage to the Harjcherick ve I bide was estimated and to the Shaffer car Police said the Shaffer car 1 ped for the stop sign and then con 1tinued into the intersection The he never deserted his Vice President Richard M Nix on and Speaker of the House Sam Rayburn DTex arranged to ac cept the marble tower on behalf ol Congress Form Wages Set Record HARRISBURG AP Pennsyl vania farm wages were at a re cord high April 1 the State Agri culture Department reported Mon day A report by the crop reporting service showed that daily wages I collision occurred before the Shafj without board or room were Ifer auto could cjear the 3 cent from Jan 1 Mon ition ithly wages with board and room averaged and without board Indiana Roller Rink 2 ladies and room they averaged for the price of I tonight 1 Elkj Party Wednesday tfx July 31 shooting of Forrest Teel generals qualifications for the court post he now holds under an interim appointment by former Gov Leader GE Gets Pact DAYTON Ohio Gen eral Electric Corp plant Erie has been awarded a Mrs Nicholas will stay in the i 174 contract for component parts jail while the jury of 12 men support of the F101B jet fight liberates its verdict in her murder er the Air Force announced to trial day Accused of Killing Bloirsville Second Trial Launched In County Mans Death RATON W Trial for the second of two men charged with murder in the death of Perry Peter DeSalle 50 of Blairsvlile is underway here In bis Opening argument Mon day Dist Atty George Reyn olds said he would seek a life sentence for Woodrow Hines 32 of Bowling Ky He that would be the same medicine given David Peterson M Spokane found guilty in January in the same case Separate trials wre granted at Hinrj request Hines and Peterson are ac cused of the fatal beating vf DeSalle last November near Ra ton DeSaUes body was found after a search lasting several days The prosecution said the pair had hitched a ride la auto PERRY DeSALLE beaten to death Reynolds said the state cannot say which man delivered the fa tal blow but he told the jury the state will prove both men struck DeSalle on the head with a large pointed rock Reynolds also said he would prove that Hines was wearing the dead mans shoes when he was cap tured in Boise Idaho Peterson was captured in Payette Idaho near Boise Hines wore a suit and his brown hair was freshly cut as be appeared in court The 38 yearold prisoner short and pug nosed has gained about 23 pounds since he was Jailed in Baton late last November He is a laborer The defense attorney bi Gor don Robertson of Raton appoint ed by MJ court Helping Reyn olds is John Hobbes Clmarroo assistant district attorney Space Cops Seen Within Next Decade By CLAYTON HICKERSON DALLAS Tex AP Space traffic cops and flights to other planets say the experts are pos sibly just a decade tway These were the major predic tions today as the Space Forum of the Southwest got underway with some of the nations top space scientists participating Dr Hubertus Strughold predict ed interplanetary flights within a decade if the Einsteinbased the ory of timeQurvature holds Dr Andrew Q Haley said space traffic cops would be nec essary in the age of interplanetary ravel and are becoming increas ugly needed each day Strughold advisor for research at the School of Aviation Medi cine Randolph Air Force Base San Antonio said that il lime actually stands still in the ong journey to the stars we may be on the threshold of space travel Dr Haley president of the In ternational Astronautical Federa tion and a Washington at torney said traffic cops of space even are needed now Haley and Strughold made their statements in separate press con ferences Monday as a prelude to the Space Age Forum sponsored by the University of Texas Haley said lawyers already are worrying over who owns space He said it is an immediate prob lem between nations throwing missiles and satellites into the heavens Earthorbiting said do not atomize and they could drop chunks of steel onto Dallas or Buckingham Palace big chunks of See 10 Col 1 Homer City Legion Party tonight 58 midgets early bird Senates Approval Awaited HARRISBURG AP House using only Demo cratic votes Monday night passed a bill to increase the sales tax revenue by 153 mil ion dollars principally hrough increasing the rate rom 3 to 3Vfe per cent The vote was 10796 It came after 40 days of indeci sion The senate immediately set up a postmidnight sessiot tonight to act on the measure now stripped of controversial sectidns that would have extended the levy to tradeins and alcoholic drinks Gov Lawrences signature on the bill Wednesday would start an added a day flowing into the state treasury Less than an hour after the vote the Senate Finance Committee sent the bill to the loorof the upper branch Sen James S Berger Republican floor See Page 10 Col 2 WellKnown coverer II satellite in its nose as the big missjjeheads skyward The satellite of a program to put cameras alofy to scan the earths surface wasaimed at a polar orbit The photo jfas tak en by the Air Force and fprwarded to the Gazette via the Associated Press i 2nd Degree Satisfactory To Pacek DA PITTSBURGH Stab says it is willing to accept a sec ond degree murder verdict against 14yearold Jerry Pacek o Brackenridge Asst Dist Atty Samuel Strauss said in his closing argumen Monday he would be satisfiec with the lesser verdict in view o the defendants age The maximum penalty for sec ond degree murder is 10 to 2 imprisonment Defense Atty John V Snee whi ost a motion to have the case dismissed agreed that Pacek may be prematurely developed physi cally But he argued the law of Pennsylvania provides that a child below seven is incapable of crime and that a child between 7 and 14 is presumed to be Pacek was 13 when Mrs Lilli an Stevick 54 of Brackenridge died of head injuries last Novem ber The state charged Pacek blud geoned the woman because she resisted his alleged advances The prosecution introduced three con fessions allegedly made by Pacek but he denied them on the wit ness stand Die fa Bagshaw wellknown sylvania leader died pectedly Altoona of BqHldjysburg 2 died a few being admitted He had been suffe fcqm a respiratory virus tton He was master of the Pennsyl vania State Grange from 1938 to 1943 and was designated one of Pennsylvanias master farmers in 1935 Bagshaw was president of the Blair County Agriculture Exten sion Assn for 29 years and had served as a trustee of Pennsylva nia State University since 1938 He served on the Pennsylvania Farm Show Commission from 1943 to 1955 was a director of the In terstate Milk Producers tive from 1939 to 1954 a director of the Interstate Farmers Council and its president in 1944 and President of the Pennsylvania Brown Swiss Breeders Assn Beginning in 1924 he served a twoyear term as a representative in the General Roosevelts Hearing Set SCOTTSDALE Ariz AP Trial of Elliott Roosevelt 48 on charges of drunk driving was set today for May 14 Justice of the Peace Ben Fox said the trial would be conducted before a 12man jury in Scottsdale Police Court f Roosevelt son of the late Pres ident Franklin D Roosevelt was arrested April 4 after being found slumped over the wheel of his parked car Roosevelt a winter resident of Scottsdale pleaded innocent to the charge Elks Party Wednesday tfx Inside The Gazette FINAL LEAGUE The Greater Indiana County League plans a final session Thursday night See sports pages 14 and 13 OVERSEAS BOOK A Books from America program has been Isunchwt Bwd about this in Peter colimo on Other Feafurts t ti WEATHER FORECAST Fair and cool Low W   

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