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   Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - April 22, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania                                Vf TEW i Hp fftmt any oltt fish When ft keeps Its mouth shut It Ail Indiana County Newspaper Tint Selves Every Member of the Family Indiana Pennsylvaniat Wednesday April 22r City EDITION ilium SawwCwrti NOTE HYPOCRITICAL 3rd DoubleShooting In District 2 WINS QUICK APPROVALrSecretary of State Christian A Herter who won quick and unanimous approval from the Senate on his nomination presented these studies yesterday as he testified be fore the Senate Foreign Relations Committee After the committee approved his selection the full Senate speedily confirmed him He succeeds cancerstricken John Foster Dulles in the cablnefc AP Wirephoto Herter Swornln Iko Pledges Full Support WASHINGTON A Herter was sworn in as new secretary of state today President Eisenhower pledged him full backing j At a brief White House ceremony with the President and vhtusJly the entire Cabinet looking on Herter bepame the natioiis foreign policy chief God bless said All the people of the United States hope for your HomerCity I Lady Drowns lfln Bathtub HOMER CITY A Homer City woman drowned yesterday when she apparently slipped into the bathtub in her home in MyrWalt Addition Victim of the freak accident was Mrs Lena Riscinto 46 mother of two children Deputy Indiana County Coroner Michael Hallow Blairsville said Mrs Riscinto apparently lost her footing when she leaned over to test her bath water and slipped into the tub The deputy coroner said the wo man apparently drowned before she was able to recover He added that the tub was about half full of water at the time of mishap Time of death has been listed at 12 noon yesterday but Mrs Ris cintos body wasnt discovered un til in the afternoon when a daughter Theresa Ann 14 arrived home from classes at Laura La mar High School Hallow said there is no evidence of foul play and that Mrs tos death has been attributed to accidental drowning Mrs Riscinto was born Febru ary 14 1913 in Hannastown a daughter of Louis and Mary Ann 1 otto She is survived by her husband Rocco two daughters Patricia and Theresa Ann both at home he mother and the following brothers Nick and Sam Youngstown Frank Brockton and Jo seph Hannastown She was a member of the St Louis Roman Catholic Church Lu cprnemineb the churchs Altar So ciety and tha Catholic Daughters pt America of Graceton Friends will be received after 7 this evening at her late resi dence in the MyrWalt Addition of Homer City A complete obituary will appear in tomorrows Gazette Hallow Funeral Home Homer Lity is in charge of arrangements Belated Return TARENTUM Pa year ago Wilbert Bachman of nearby lost a wallet with while plowing on a farm Plowing the same field yester day Bachman came across the The money was still in RCt Eisenhower said he and cancer stricken former Secretary John Foster Dulles were as one in de ciding you were the best qualified j to take over the office of secretary of j Herter standing erect without the crutches he uses told Eisenhower You cant know how much it means to have your Shaking Hcrters hand Eisen hower said you know you have His tone amounted to a pledge of support In addressing Herter Eisenhow er said that he and Herter were hoping and praying for Fosters Dulles early Mrs Dulles attended the brief ceremony Also present was the former secretarys younger broth er Alten Dulles who is director of the Central Intelligence Agency From his hospital bed Dulles countersigned Herters official commission as his White House press secretary James C Hagerty said Dulles signed the commission Tuesday night Mrs Herter along with their three sons and a daughter Adele Seronde of Stow stood by as Herter was sworn in Vice President Richard M Nix on who also witnessed the cere mony warmly shook Herters hand afterward as did the Cabinet members In Congress the choice of Her ter for the Cabinet post was viewed as a big boost for closer bipartisan cooperation on foreign policy at a critical time Chairman J William Fulbright DArk of the Senate Foreign Re lations Committee said that he felt certain Herter will cooperate closely with the Congress in every Ballerina let OrtRebfellion MIAMI Fla from a Panamian jail British ballerina Margot Fonteyn flew to Miami to day but she refused to discuss charges against her husband of plotting a revolt in Panama The government expelled her after holding her for 24 hours in a comfortable jail cell while the National Guard hunted for her Panamian husband Robert Arias A little over an hour after ar rival in Miami Dame Margot board a flight for New York Reporters who met the ballerina received dimpled smiles but virtu ally no answers to their questions At first on her way from the See 8 Col 2 350Workers Return At Henderson HENDERSON AP About 350 workers many of them riding bullefcscarred autos went to their jobs without incident to day after the worst outbreak of violence in the 23week Harriet Henderson Cotton Mills strike Clusters of pickets watched grimly in a steady drizzle as first shift employes entered the North and South Henderson plant gates under police protection There were occasional jeers and shouts The scene contrasted sharply with Tuesday night when rifle shots slammed into cars bearing workers and homemade gasoline bombs burst on the streets No one was reported injured al though an official said it was a See 350 8 Col 1 Store FursCall HO 55281 232x No Motive Known In Tragedy TWIN ROCKS Two re tired coal miners died last night in what police have de scribed as a doubleshooting the third such incident in this area in the last ten days Victims of the shootings were John Topor 63 and Stanley Mardula 72 both of Black Lick Township State Police of Ebensburg and Cambria County Coroner Joseph Govekar have been unable to list a motive for the twin killings Govekar said last night that To por went to Mardulas home fired four pistol shots intothe lat ter and then returned to his own house about 200 yards away where he took his own life Police learned the two men had been friends and were neighbors in a remote section of Black Lick Township near Twin Rocks It marked the third double shooting in this area within the last ten days On April 12 48yearold Frank Branick took his own life in Vin tondale after wounding his wife Mrs Branick survived the shooting bat is still listed in ser ious condition in Johnstowns Mem orial night a pensioned miner shot and killed his stepson and then took his own life at Rev loc Dead in that murdersui cide were Frank Lezak 58 and Robert Wike 30 Coroner Govekar relates this story of last nights shootings which police have also ruled a murdersuicide Topor armed with a 22 cali bre pistol went to Mardulas home where he reportedly killed h i s1 friend with four shots Coming out of Mardulas house he met Charles M Boring 51 Strongstown 1 Boring told police he was look ing for Topor with whom he had talked sometime before about go ing to work in Borings coal mine in this Rejects Demands On NBan WASHINGTON AP The United States today re ected as completely hypocri tical a new Soviet demand Western powers withhold nuclear and other modern weapons from West German forces The Soviet government in a note handed to U S Am bassador Llewellyn Thomp son in Moscow Tuesday charged that the West could torpedo the Geneva foreign ministers meeting on Ger man issues by going ahead with NATO defense meas ures Inside The Gazette BOYLE A Letter to a Teacher is the subject of Hal Boyles column today ou editorial page i LINERS Purchase Line won a triangular track meet yesterday at Elders Hicige See sjjorts pages 22 and 23 Ofher Features Altddlok Lamp Mirrur 31 Crokouordf Editorial UutpiUI Nvtei Society 31 TVIUdlo 8 World 80 tt 10 SV53 4 Clear and cool tonight Low 25 to 38 Thursday mostly sunny and warmer ORDEAL Louise Gschwend middle aged Sao Francisco housewife holds up prayer book she said was a comfort to her while being threatened with death by fcvo San Quentin con victs during a ordeal yesterday Alright is her fishing companion Douglas Harrison who acted as between convicts and prjspn officials The convicts Billy Joe Wright 26 and William Werner 24 escaped from work details ended up at the a halfmile long tmas hostages They gave raWafternoon AJ Wirejfootoy i nii i v v 2 Convicts When Boring drove into a lane near the two houses Topor asked See 8 Col 1 ShortLived Strike At ClymerMine CLYMER Approximately 100 miners at Morrisdale Mining Sample Run today voted to return to work following a shortlived strike that reportedly stemmed from the layoff of several union members Work will be resumed at the mine beginning with the 11 shift tonight At a meeting of Local 1489 Unit ed Mine Workers of America this morning the men said they will return to work and take up their grievances according to procedure outlined in their contract with the coal operators They had been on strike since Monday Complete details relative to the strike were not immediately avail able It was learned however that members of the local are protest ing the layoff of several miners who reportedly have more sen iority than others who were not Morrisdales mine is located in Sample Run just west of Clymer Notice Eagles Regular Meeting Wednesday April 22 at 8 Nomination of new officers AH candidates must be present or give written consent 211x Indiana Moose installation of of ficers Thursday April 23rd 8 211x1 Hostages OK SAN QUENTIN Sllf AP Two small time burglars whox es caped from San Qtpntin Prison and held a hostage at knifepoint for six at the end of a fishing pier beforf surrender ing Tuesday say bluff ing We reauy cuojit want no hos ge Just a car to get away said Billy Joe Wright v26 Auburnhaired Louise 54 agreed I hope these boys get a she declared They didnt hurt me They gave me a At the beginning of the ordeal she said Iwas I felt sick and I was faint When I al most fainted one of the boys wrapped my coat around The trusty who did that was William D Werner 24 Both he and Wright had jailbreak records They broke away from work parties outside the bleak walls of the huge prison 20 miles north of San Francisco Wright fleeing from a grassmowing party and Werner from the prison quarry with guards in hot pursuit Failing to find a car they ran down the halfmile wharf that juts See 2 8 Col 4 Davey Reveals Cuts In PrigilarBudget HARRISBURG Lawrence disclosed for the first time that he chopped 211 million dollars in spending requests before recordhigh budget to the legislature If that had not been done he said the request for new taxes would have been 611 million dollars instead of the 400 millions Using what he termed brutally frapk language he said the budjget would have to be cut further if the legislature does not provide enough taxes Addressing 70 leaders of educa tionsWelfare labor industrial and organizations Lawrence your good causes are equally worthy of strong public support Nor will it be to anyones advantage to play one against the other There may be times when you can rob Peter to Pay but not when Peter is stone broke Lawrence in his prepared speech pleaded for grassroots support of the remaining 237 million dollars in taxes still in the hands of the legislature The governor signed into law last week a per cent sales tax See Page 8 Col 4 Boehm OKs New School Bus Plan HARRISBURG state superintendent of public instate tion estimated today the Common wealth could save 8 to 10 million dollars to state aid for schools by making changes in the school transportation system Dr Charles H Boehm told a senate appropriations subcom mittee that a proposal to have county school board take over operation of school buses deserved serious consideration The changes under the proposal probably would not affect contract service operated by public utilities but could reduce the number of contracts with other privately owned buses Alabama Governor Raps US Actions Hurt Race Relations Patterson CoralGraceton Co party Wed tfx WASHINGTON AP John Patterson of Alabama said today race relations in his state have deteriorated to a sad I state as a result of federal in1 iterference The citizens of Alabama scrap their public school system rather than submit to integration of the he told a Senate Judiciajy subcommittee The citizens of my state willj not tolerate or support an hue grated school he said I If the federal government ati tempts to integrate our schools by force we will have chaos disorj der possible violence and we will be forced to close our I The governor was flanked by Alabamas two senators Lis ter Hill and John Sparkman while testifying at the Senate hearing before crossing the Canitol to ani pear before a House subcom mittee The start of the Senate hearing was delayed for 20 minutes before Sen Roman L Hruska RNeb showed up to get it under way After a few minutes Hurska left and turned the chair over to chief counsel Charles Slayman Hruska was the only member of the nineman subcommittee to in an segregation decisions and other federal actions trust has been re placed with distrust and under standing with suspicion The rela tions between the races in Ala j bama today are worse than at any other time in my The breach between the he continued is widening every there no longer is any will The Big Four ministers meet next month State Department press officer Lincoln White declared in a state ment that what the Soviet govern ment seeks is to get the West to discontinue the defensive meas ures it has undertaken against the threat posed by Soviet armed Soviet efforts to achieve this White said can only be regarded in the West as complete ly hypocritical so long as the So viet Union itself fails to indicate ts willingness to engage in con trolled disarmament There is no evidence that the Soviet government is ready to its own production and de nent of modern Asked whether he was saying that the Western powers were going ahead with their decision of December 1957 to arnxNATO with nuclear that of course the decision of the NATO Council is behwf implai The Soviets long have raised ob jections to putting nuclear ons in the West German Forces The Moscow concentration on this question indicates that Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko will raise Jt as an at the foreign ministers confer ence opening in Geneva May 11 The 15nation North Atlantic Council decided at Paris in De cember 1957 that NATO forces in Western Europe should have mis sile bases with stoqks of conr trolled nuclear warheads nearby Deployment of the bases in indlr vidual countries was left up to the military commander Gen Lauris Norstad So far firm base agreements have been negotiated with Britain and Italy and intermediaterange missiles actually have been deliv ered to Britain There have been persistent reports that West Ger man forces would also get nuclear missile equipment but there has been no announcement of any agreement to this effect Passover Begins Today At Sundown This evening about five and half million Americans will gather around their family tables for the traditional Seder services and feasts which open the eightrday Passover holiday Pesach or Passover ates the miraculous deliverence of the Children of Isreal from Egyp tian slavery nearly years ago It te an historic landmark of the first great stand for religious dom The festival begins at sundown today and concludes after sundown Apr 30 The Bible commandment that states And thou shalt tell thy son Fathers will listen to their childrens traditional tion opening the family prayer service and meal of symbolic foods The question Is Wherefore is this night distinguished from all other nights Services will be conducted thii evening at the Beth Israel The at i j gtuuuq upon wmcn me huitui leaders of the races pan meet and Patterson said that proponents Ql civil riShts bills co eiation by the subcommittee are trvinS to ram integration of the r8ces down the throats of the Southern PwPle But he declared that such leg llation will be as ineffectual as trying to sweep the ocean back with a The governor said that under the ttnnact of the Supreme Courts de work out their Patterson also attacked the Civil Rights Commission and denial that Alabama officials have dis criminated against Negroes sett ing to vote He said tSe commis sion which investigated alleged i denial of Negro voting rights ut Alabama seriously damaged relations in the South and further injured the already strained rela tions between the federal and state to dual homes to observe the over feat in the traditional with the reading of the The Haggadah meaning recounts the mirwlas erf tae liveranca ttw ten plagues visited on Uw Egyptian oppresses nite Pwty tvwy tft Elfcf   

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