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   Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - April 15, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania                                TEDDY An Indiana County Newspaper Ewy Member of the fsmMy Most pteplt tfent afraid of flfrWI to the airport uttt Wttrtwi Goes DULLES RESIGNS Boost JERKY PACEK guilty and contorted with grief Jury Says Pacelc Boy Guilty In Sex Cop Slays Youth 18 In Scuffle PITTSBURGH Pacek physically matured far ahead of his 14 years was convicted Tuesday night oJ second degree murder in the sex slaying of a 54yearold neighbor The chainsmoking youth with a receding hairline turned out to be just a boy after all slumping into a chair and weeping as the jury returned its verdict after hours deliberation LOUISVILLE Ky 18 One of the youngest defendants yearold boy who terrorized three i in Pennsylvania history Pacek woman in a cafe was shot to faces a maximum sentence of 10 sath by an offduty policeman to 20 years in prison for the Tuesday night Sgt Arthur G Kirchdorfer said bludgeoning last Nov 17 of Mrs Lillian Stevick on a secluded lot he shot James Robert Ashbrook in nearby Brackenridge where as the youth tried to wrestle his both lived revolver away in a street fight I pushed his chest up and fired one Kirchdorfer said I knew I was fighting for my parents The police version of the were Sentence was deferred pending a possible motion for a new trial Jerrys father and mother the shooting Ashbrook in of the six other courtroom walked into a cafe jjave away the sandwiches he or dered and threatened Irene Dai ton 50 owner of the cafe her piece Thelma Snyder and Mrs Irving J Kirchdorfer the cers sisterinlaw Mrs Snyder had run to Kirchdorfers apartment to her to call police When Mrs Kirchdorfer came in children Mrs Pa cek sobbed Her husband Joseph an ailing and unemployed mill worker twisted his face in sound Ashbrook grabbed her by the aroat Sgt Kirchdorfer heard the screams and rushed to the scene At first the boy was docile but as he and Kirchdorfer waited for policemen to arrive the boy suddenly said Youre shov ing They grappled Ashbrook was shot in the leg He lunged for Kirchdorfer again and tried to twist lie gun out of his hands less grief Jerry has been since Mrs Stevick was found with mortal head injuries on a lot He told MrHce he came upon the ask ne was g0jng home Several officers testified during that Gazette Family Increases With Donnelly Girl Editor and Mrs Joseph Donnellj became the parents of a girl yes terday evening adding another At Once HARRISBURG AP A per cent state sales tax one of the highest in the na tion became law in Pennsyl vania today Retail purchasesinthe Commonwealth are subject to the new rate immediately Some confusion is expect ed because of the short no ice on the expiration of the old 3 per cent rate Gov Lawrence signed the 163 milliondollar sales tax boost into law in a matter of hours after the Senate completed action on it during a postmidnight session He also signed a companion measure boosting the 3 per hotel oc cupancy tax to per cent ef fective immediately l The governor and the lawmak ers moved quickly to insure the immediate flow of a day in sales tax dollars into the state Disease Spreading In Neck WASHINGTON AP Secretary of State John Foster Dulles apparently is suffering from spinal cancer in his lower neck A new report from his doctors was taken by some medical authorities to mean hat the abdomial cancer with which he was stricken earlier Has spread into at least one other section of his body The new report did hot specifically say a new cancer had been found although it c o u1 d be interpreted that way Dulles is receiving new Xray treatments in the neck area The new medical report on Dulles came Tuesday from a panel of seven doctors They announced an immediate start of neck Xray State Department press officer Lincoln White reported that Dulles had experienced increasing dis comfort in the tower neck in re cent days studies suggest the possi Whites announcement con tinued that his discomfort may be attributable to the pressure of a malignant tumor in the lower cervical JOHN FOSTER DULLES before cancer struck Herter Calls Meet With Dulles s WASHINGTON AP of State Asked whether the doctors were Christian Archibald Herter who hasbeen regarded as the srtam of a cancerous growth uvoUr statement Please tu story Defined The vote TOSi 26 Democrats vere 23 join ed Republicans in approv ing the bUOlhat hadreeeived prior House passage Monday night The same lineup also brought about passage of an increase in the 3 per cent hotel occupancy tax to per cent GOP help was needed because Senate Democrats are in the min ority Republicans voting for the measures were Sens Jamei S Berger floor leader Albert R See 2 Col I the wording indicated the definite presence of a tumor in the brae but showed tujbertjiaty patriot whether ft is malignant White said that aftfoim inal condition remains unchanged andt further treatment to the ab domen is hot now State Says Connies Fate Up To Jury INDIANAPOLIS AP The state closed its arguments today without asking a jury to send Con nie Nicholas to the electric chair for killing her wealthy lover Were leaving it up to the Dep Prosecutor Francis E Thomason told newsmen in a re cess before the jury was to receive final instructions from Judge Thomas J iFaulconer Thomason merely told the jury likelysuccessor toJohn Foster Dulles was meeting di withhis staff today when PresidentEisenhower announced 01 resignation The Parisborn Herter is understood to have aware of intention of that Dulles would en4 role as chief foreign policy r No Trace Of Satellite Capsule By GEOFFREY GOULD WASHINGTON capsule from an American satellite may have floated safely back to earth If it did it fell in the vast reaches of the North Pacific where no man could mark its historic re turn The capsule was set to be eject ed automatically when the Dis coverer II satellite made its 17th orbit around the eartfi That was about 7 EST Tuesday night There was no direct way of tell ing whether this took place Sci entists today studied intricate data radioed back from the satellite still in its highflying orbit They hoped that slight weight its center changes in its of gravity and man arKtJforrrirgoyernc sachusetts Herteir is have Jjeen Dullest choice successor Herter is held hi high regard by many as well as Republican senators Further he is reported to have displayed an ability to work well with Eisenhower during Dulles illness Herter is afflicted with arthritis of the hips which pains him if he walks more than 10 or 2Q yards or must stand for any length of time But this physical limitation has never caused him to miss a single days work See 2 Col 2 altitude could tell them whether the capsule was successfully fired i Train Collide Here Indiana Borough Police report a traincar accident last evening shortly before 10 oclock at the intersection of Washington St and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad track It is reported a car operated by Miss Elaine Bartlebaugh 18 307 South 14th was unable to stop member to the Gazette family and the firstdegree murder charge a new granddaughter for Gazette permits either the death penalty copublisher Hastie and Mrs Ray life imprisonment He claimed Jthe state had not only proved pre but also the motive This has been a jealous he said The three defense lawyers de pended heavily on arguments that married playboy Forrest Teel was shot in a violent struggle with the 45yearold double divorcee out side his younger girl friends girl weighed in at murder six pounds 15 ounces at Magee Hospital in Pittsburgh Tills new assistant editor checked in at Both mother and baby are re ported as doing very well The editor reached his 30 mark and is out of circulation today lOil Exec Dies NEW YORK C Wen srel 57 former executive mana ger of the Pennsylvania Grade I Crude Oil Oil City ldie1 of a attack Monday 1 tight after being stricken in his hotel here CoralGraceton Fire Co party Wed tfx Jerry confessed beating the See Col 4 Indiana Roller Rink ladies skate for the price of 1 tonight 205xM Inside The Gazeffe k DREW PEARSON Happy Chandler may find his way back to United States Senate Read Drew Pearsons column on page i GAZETTE The Gazette Relays will be conducted at United Joint this year on May 12 Read about this a ad other sports on pages 20 and 21 Other Features Ltmp n Society Mirror 1 EdUorUl CUMilledb BvspJUl 27 TVBtdlo Comics 8424 3 World I JO31 16 1 WEATHER Fair and not as cool tonight Low 38 to 43 Thursday mostly sunny and continued warm High in the 70s toward earth Several other rocket shoots crowded into the past daysrboth the satellite and missile variety were less successful than the Dis coverer which was fired into a poletbpole orbit frdm Vanden berg Air Force Base Mon day See No 2 Col 3 in time after seeing the train across the street Damage to the car was estimated at The train was not dam aged LONDON radio today reported without comment the resignation of Secretary oi State John Foster Dulles It car ried a Soviet Tass news agency dispatch TOKYO Foreign Ministry said today the free work will miss John Dulles leadership at coming talks with the Soviet Union but we dont foresee any change in American This marks the vehicle accident in fourth train the borough during the past several months Eagles nite Party every Thursday NEW YORK AP Forme President Herbert Hoover said to day that John Foster Dulle ranked highest among all secre taries of state and described hi resignation as a tragedy The resignation Is the culmSna tion of a great tragedy to the American Hoover said INDEPENDENCE Mo Former President Harry S Tru man expressed regret today tha Secretary of State John Dulles health is such that his res ignation had to be accepted I am very sorry to hear of th secretarys physical condition Truman said at his home here the President is ven Wed tfx wise jn keeping him for advice Singer In Row With Pier apartment The state opened with a matic presentation of the death pistol clicked four times in the silent courtroom Could you pull such a trigger accidentally or without knowing t asked Dep Prosecutor Jud son F Haggerty You all remember how hard it was to pull that Hag jerty reminded the 12 married men on the jury who had taken turns testing the trigger action of the death gun during testimony in Connies murder trial In his 45miaute closing argu ment for the state Haggerty ferred to the handsome drug Only Want To See My Son Not Be A Bad HOLLYWOOD want is to see AP All IPerry with her Ike Sobs In Telling The Nation AUGUSTA Ga AP resident Eisenhower his oice choked with emotion oday sadly announced the esignation of cancerstricken of State John oster Dulles At a dramatic news con ference at his vacation headquarters E i s enhower said Dulles now is abso 1 u t e 1 y incapacitated to carry on the administrative burden of his office and make policy as well The President said he has made no final decision on a successor to Dulles He gave newsmen the impression he might pick someone othei han Undersecretary Chris ian Herter who has beer erving as acting secretary But the President by no means ruled out Herter Dulles Eisenhower said will continue to serve him as a foreign policy There was a trace of tears in Eisenhowers eyes as he an nounced the 71yearold Dulles de cision to step down Although at the news conference Eisenhower called Dulles abso utely incapacitated for the ad ministrative burden and doing he thinking for an aide said ater that the President had not intended to use the word abso A Hag ed newsmen to delete fee A reports jtoidf Eisenhower it had been pretty much taken for Please turn to page 27 for the Associated Press Story Dulles Resignation Ends Ca reer Marked by Incredible Tire ranted that Herter would move up to Dulles post Asked whether he had someone other than Herter in mind Eisen hower said there are all kinds of considerations to take into ac He added there are a number of people with particulat talents who could fill the post The dramatic announcement came less than 24 hours after Dul les doctors concluded that his cancer probably has spread to the neck area Earlier it apparently had been confined to the abdon inal Eisenhower strode into the tem porary White House press room near his vacation headquarters at and announced that he wanted to say something ing Dulles Newsmen began to suspect an unscheduled Eisenhower ance when Secret Service agents reached the press room to make their usual safeguarding ments for his protection See Ike Col 4 vember 1954 and divorced last my dont Damone had a different version December Miss Angeli got cus want to be a bad said Vic0f the dispute He blamed his todv toe child and Damone was former motherinlaw Mrs visiting privileges In ask Damone From Denmark came the angry voice of the singers divorced wife DJe Killer Faces Gas Chamber VENTURA Calif of two hired killers in the Duncan murder case has been sentenced to death in the gas chamber Augustine Baldonado 26 sen tenced Tuesday confessed ing and strangling the pregnant daughterinlaw of Elizabeth Dun can A jury determined Baldon ados punishment last week Luis Mpya who admitted join ing Baldonado in tne slaying Nov 17 of Olga Duncan goes on trial Monday 011 a plea of innocent by reason of insanity He is charged with murder Mrs Duncan convicted of hir ing the slaying of her sons bride is also under death sentence 4W4 fM j tfi w y ii J Pierangeli for much of the trouJfg a court order Damone said I he would be deprived of these Pier take Angeli my son Nobody can from even Answer Alorrtn This longdistance row was he but added that as far as he ecutive Forrest Tee as the ab sent witness in his shooting last July 31 That absent witness was exe cuted and his judge jury and ex ecutioner sits right Hag gerty said nodding toward weeping Mrs Nicholas relactress flew from Hollywood have stayed in exCopenhagen Tuesday with their 3 yearold son Perry The trip was in violation of court marriage might have succeed aidtee by The smger sad the 5trong tafluwcf taking the child out of California But she told a newsman in Copen inagen her exhusband actually had over her daughter Mrs Pierangeli declined ment my tat up I havent baby in four ignores me All the1 ay j given her oral permission to take1 The couple was married in Noi dont want to a f fvew mfef M jBuicUv I   

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