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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - May 4, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania TEDDY that miltM ti unsafe i bridge club I flrtt Aft Indiana Cttmity Newspaper Every Member af the Am mt nL Twanfy Pages May 4 es us Of Wheat ss Asked To Act Now WASHINGTON Secretary o f Agriculture Benson made a hew appeal today for congressional ac tion designed to halt the fur ther accumulation of surplus Wheat He told a meeting of the Newspaper Farm Editors Assn there is growing public concern over the cost of gov ernment purchase and stor age of unneeded supplies of the grain The secretary said Congress has shown little progress in dealing with this problem Benson announced at the same time the list of foreign officials who will participate in a foodfor peace conference opening here at the invitation of this country to explore ways of moving wheat into needy areas abroad s Attending this twoday confer ence will be highranking officials of Australia France and the United States The U JN Food and Agriculture Organiza tion will be represented by its di Countys Oldest Resident Dies A 104yearold man believed to be Indiana Countys oldest resi dent passed away Sunday morn ing in Indiana County Home where he had been a resident since 1946 He was Peter Burns who leaves no known relatives He was born Oct 29 1854 in Cam bria County Complete obituary appears on page A Soviets Rush Envoy Home tried Escape RANGOON Burma AP A Soviet military attache who ap parently had tried to escape by eapihg from a hospital window was flown out of Rangoon on a Communist plane A screen of 40 hefty guards from the Soviet Embassy roughed up newsmen prevented them from questioning him Hospital sources said the at tache IwasCol Mikhail j guine who apparently wanted to jet political asylum The i6r denied published reports of rectorgeneral Dr El tTWreply to questions the larm editors Benson said wheat bills now being considered by the agriculture committees of the House and Senate are little if any better than the present federal wheat program The latter he 9 gaid has failed completely These bills would call for some cutback in production but would raise price supports Benson said the only approach that would improve the situation is a further reduction of wheat support prices to encourage great er use of this grain as livestock feed The secretary declined tosay whether he would recommend a veto by President Eisenhower of pending wheat bills should one or the other be passed Top Court OKs Health Home Checks i WASHINGTON AP1 The Supreme Court today approved searches of private homes by health inspectors without war rants The court split 54 in ruling on the case of Baltimore resident who had been fined for re fusing to admit to his home a city health inspector who had no search warrant Justice Frankfurter wrote the wmajority opinion which said in light of the Jong history of this kind of inspection and of modern needs we cannot say that the carefully circumscribed demand which Maryland here makes an appelants the Baltimore home owner freedom has deprived him of due process of Justice Douglas said in his dis sent that the decision today dilutes the right of privacy which every home owner had the right to believe was part of our American We witness indeed an inquest over a substantial partof the Fourth Douglas wrote Report Godfrey As Satisfactory NEW YORK God frey was reported in satisfactory condition today at Columbia Pres byterian Medical Center where he is recovering from an operation to remove a lung cancer The 55yearold TV and radio star was out of bed several times Sunday the hospital reported He walked about the room for the first time since the five operation Thursday The slightly built haggard look ing man was brought to the air port inji a Soviet Embassy cal minutes before ai Chinese Commu nist transport plane took off for Kunming arid Peiping He was hustled abqardfewith such haste most of his personal baggage was left behind 4 A weeping identified as his wife a nurse and two guards accompanied him Hospital sources saidi Stryguine was brought to tip hospital a week ago suffering from an overdose of sleeping pills It was reported he lad tried to commit suicide when old he must return to the Soviet Union two Soviets at with him allnight thewoman weeping almost continuously The next recovering Stryguine shouted invectives in English against the Soviet regime and his associates at the embassy He asked that Burmese officials particularly the director of mili tary intelligence Lt Col Win be summoned Apparently he wanted to ask their protection The two Soviets then demanded that he return to the embassy and tried to remove him when he re fused He broke away and threw himself through a firstfloor win dow in what one witness said was a leap for lifei He was brought back given a sedative and bundled into a car by the Soviets who drove off Newsmen learned Friday that the Soviet Embassy taken out exit permits for Stryguine and his wife and that they would leave Sunday for Moscow via Peiping The newsmen waited at the air port all night Three hours before the planes departure members of See 4 Col 4 Party tonight Catholic Center 221 Store HO 55281 232x Two EDITION 1 Steel Pay est HOBOKEN N J Steelworkers are at the top rungof the wages and bene fits in industrial R o g e r Blough ihairman of U S Steel iaid today Blough told stockholders at the annual meeting that the steel industrys negotiating eam in contract talks start ing Tuesday will be conscious of these statistics X i V By January 1959 the steel worker earned about 84 cents more per hour than the average wage earner in all manufacturing 68 cents more per hour than the average wage earner in the dura ble goods industries and 38 cents more per hour than the autowork fellow who used ta be ahead of him by nine The at the man agementf conference will be head ed byRi Conrad exeeu live vice serv ices Corp Blough is Coopers boss W Jie industry Blough said will also bear in mind that past collective bargaining sessions with representatives of the United Steelworkers of America have been characterized by substantial cost increases major strikes and government Blough added if there is a strike this year it will not be be cause we havefailed to exhaust every avenue in our search for a fair solution We want to continue to produce steel and provide work for our employees We are determined to seek and to find reasonable answers to the problems discussed answers that accommodate the best interest of all the parties NYDiamond theft Today NEW YORK diamond dealer Julius Furst 50 told po lice he was held upand kidnaped today then robbed of his brief case containing worth of gems and necklaces He was wounded before being dumped from a car Furst said he was about to enter the West Side Airlines Terminal on 42nd St between 9th andlOth avenues when a gunman forced him into an automobile where an otherman waited In a struggle to retain posses sion of his briefcase Furst said a gunmans weapon went off and hewas put out of the car Furst suffering a shoulder wound stag gered into a lunchroom Police were called LITTLE ROCK threejudge federal court today hearing on constitutionality of the which the Rocks four public high f ff under legal tfelateU which lave transfer of funds that otherwise would lave gone toothed Rock schools for the nowdisplaced pupils A v Attorneys for the National Assn or the Advancement of Colored People contend that the prime law Inside The Gazette PETER EDSON SAYS United States foreign aid gets into trouble when administra tors try to make it a domestic aid program See Edsons column on page 6 f BIG INDIANS The Big Indians won two games during Swing Out weekend events This and other sports on pages 14 and 15 Other Features 4 TVdio a WEATHER Partly and qujie warm today and Tuesday wjth scatter ed thundershowers Fair and warm tonight Low tonight 50 to 60 High Tuesday 30 to 90 Close Call For Indiana One local family escaped injury and a farm house was destroyed as a result of the spring thunderstorm that hit the Indiana County area early Sunday morning Other damage resulted in power failures caused by lines that were reportedly down in portions of the coifrity Twelveyearold Lois Jean Conrad daughter of Mr and Mrs William Conrad Indiana R D 3 escaped injury early yesterday morning when a bolt of lightning crash ed into her bedroom setting the bed on fire and causing considerable damage to the house According to the report a bolt I of lightning struck the roof of the Corirad residence ran down the FOUND AFTER three youngsters were found early yesterday after being lost for 16 hours in yooded area 10 miles east of Ocean Lake Ore Vet and cold but with Prince safely back at home L to R are Gall 8 with brothers rlO The children wandered away from home at dusk Saturday and became lost Some 60 police and volunteers were called into search AP Wirephoto US Court Hears Little Rocks Case 1958 is Aan employed tol block coutt Act 4 of scheme ordered integration At the outset attorneys held a brief conference among them selves to see if they cpuld reach a stipulation on somfe of the facts it was futile No report oa any stipulation was made to the threejudge panel Asked privately if any agreement bad been reached Kay Matthews one of the attorneys for the gov ernor paid Were not admitting The state education commission er Arch Ford was the first wit ness called by Wiley A Branton an NAACP attorney Ford in his early testimony identified minutes of a Board of Education meeting at which the board ordered from the Little funds withheld Rock district in compliance with pnei of the law under challenge The Arkansas Supreme Court in a ruling on a state appeal to day upheld the validity of one of the laws which allows the transfer of funds to schools entered by dis placed pupils The schoolclosing law was up held last week by the Arkansas Supreme Court in a 43 decision Attorneys for the state argued the law merely extended the police powers of Gov Orval E Faubus and was invoked to prevent vio lence he felt would come with in tegration Act 4 passed by a special 1958 legislative session at Faubus re quest It empowered him to close any schools against possible vio lence or courtordered integration subject to ratification by patrons See 4 Col 1 Ike Invites Trumainfo Winnie Fete WASHINGTON Eisenhower invited former Presi dent Harry S Truman to a White House stag dinner for Sir Winston Churchill Wednesday evening but Truman has sent regrets Announcing this today presi dential press secretary C Hagerty said Truman informed Eisenhower that he has a New York engagement that evening Relations between Eisenhower and Truman have been strained since the 1952campaign Political charges then ended the friendly relation which had existed previ ously Last May Eisenhower invited Truman to accompany him to Memorial Dayservices at Arling ton National Cemetery Truman declined that invitation saying he would be unable to come to Washington A Polly In NYC Hospital W star Polly was rushed vto a hospital today vand was reported in serious condition from a preg nancy fler husband Freddie Fields said her illness necessitates Miss Bergens immediate withdrawal as star of the Broadway musical Ejrst Her physicians Drs Robert Lee Feldman and Kermit Osserman declared she is suffering possibil ity of severe complications arising from a pregnancy side of the frame building through a window and into the bedroom through an electrical outlet The lightning set the bed clothes and on fire Time of the inci dent was about JLois Jean awakened by the lightning rdn to her sisters bed room and the children reportedly ran for their parents Three other children were also in the house sleeping when tfie lightning struck Mr Conrad was assisted by the Indiana Fire Department in carry ing the bed and mattress outside and checking for further damage Damage was estimated at about It is reported the lightning apparently burned but at least two electrical circuits In the two story building Lightning is also believed re sponsible for the destruction of a two story brick farm house by C S Weyandt Homer Cijy located pn Indiana RD 1 According to a report Mr and Mrs John Zorik occupants of the house smelled smoke as they re turned ome aWjfit4lr See Page 4 Col 2 SirWinsfon EnrbuteTo Barnesboro Boy Critically Injured BARNESBORO A fouryear old Barnesboro b6y was critically injured when he was struck by a car in Pittsburgh yesterday Patrick Kirsch was struck by the auto when he alighted from his fathers qar while the family was visiting in Pittsburgh He suffered a compound fracture of the skull and other injuries Police identified the driver of the car as Oscar Katz 48 of Pitts burgh Patrick is a son of Mr and Mrs Clyde Kirsch 710 Bigler Ave He is listed in in Shadyside Hospital Visit I Ic LONDON Sir Winsotn Churchill flew off to see President Eisenhower walking stick in his hand and a boil on his neck The trip by British airliner was Ihe 84yearold statesmans first jet flight After three days as Ei senhowers guest at the White House he will visit in New York with another old friend Bernard Baruch Im feeling very Church ill told American Ambassador John Hay Whitney who saw Sir Winston off at the airport I know its going to be a won derful said Whitney God bless you and speed you until your The boil looked as if it had al ready burst but the spot was still red Churchill was to have visited the United States in 1958 The trip had to be abandoned however when he was taken ill with pneumonia in the south of France Traveling with Churchill this time was his bodyguard Scotland See 4 Col I Term Limit On President WASHINGTON S Truman said today the Constitu tions ban on a third term sends a president into a second term with hand tied behind It makes no sense to treat a president this way no matter who he or Demo the formerpresident told a Senate Judiciary subcommittee in one of his rare appearances be fore Congress Truman said the amendment which put the ban into the Con stitution in 1951 is a bad amend ment and oiigtftjo be He noted that he alone among 175 millibn Americans could be ed for a third term if he could get the votes This is because the amendment specifically exempted the man who was then president Truman The amendment was submitted to the States by the Republican Stfth Congress and Truman saidf by this amendment is one of the Republicans This was a reference to President Eisenr hower v You dont have to be very smart to know that an officeholder who is not eligible for reelection loses a lot of Truman said So what have you done Youve taken a man and put him in the hardest job in the world and sent him out to fight our bat tles in a life and death and youve sent him out to fight with one hand tied behind him be cause everyone knows he cant run for reelection If he is not a good president and you dont want to keep him you dont have to reelect him Thereis a way to get rid of him and it does not require a consti tutional Smicksburq Area Pastor Dies SMICKSBURG Rey Edward J Kroen pastor of Lutheran churches in Smicksburg and Trade City died suddenly at Ws home here on Saturday Rev Kroen was pastorof Salem Lutheran Church Smicksburg and Mt Zion LutheranChulch Trade City He was also a member of the Free Accepted Masons ol Irwin and other Masonic units A complete obituary appears in todays Indiana Evening Gazette Boffling Mystery Surrounds 6MonfrhOld Finding Of Girls Body Gives Clue To Family VANCOUVER Wash AJP near Camas a few miles purchased a small amount of gas Annual UHS Band Concert The annual concert by the diana Joint High School Bands is scheduled for Wednesday evening May 6 at the local high school auditorium George Pollock UHS band conductor announced today thatj Dr Harry A Canfield UHS mul sical director will be the guest 1 conductor for this weeks pro gram 1 Both the Junior and Senior Bands will appear for the concert beginning at 8 oclock Wednesday evening j Tickets may be secured from I members of the bands Further information may be secured by calling the high school office The body of a little girl found bobbing in a Columbia River slough provided a probable solu tion today to the baffling mystery of the mising Ken Martin fam ily of Portland The body found Sunday and east of this lower Columbia River city Dr E A Waterman the Mar tins dentist examined the body and said he was certain it was that of the missing girl There were six fillings in four teeth the identified as that of 11yearold same as the work Dr Waterman Susan Martin had been in the wa for a considerable time said Coroner Paul Myian It may have been submerged since the Dec 7 disappearance ol Ken Martin 54 his wife 48 and their three pretty young daughters Barbara 14 Virginia 13 and Susan Police who have run had done for Susan pline Then they disappeared After ground and aerial search es of the heavily wooded gorge areas failed to turn up clues po lice speculated that the Martin car plunged into the river In one of the most unusual search opera tions ever undertaken in this area ithe flow of the Columbia was The body was clad in red andhalted by an upstream dam while White striped pedal pushers and a i skin divers and a sonar device bluequilted coat Friends and relwere used to probe the slack atives of the Martins said Susanjrivers bottom This too was fruit was wearing similar pe4al push ers the day the family vanished down and that the coat belonged to Vir scores of clues in the fivemonths old case believe the Martin car plunged highway into the Columbia River or one of its trib utaries The body of Susan appar ently floated free of the wreckage spring current and was in the washed gmia The family after telling friends they were on their way to the woods to get Christmas greens happily climbed into their red and white station wagon Sunday morn ing Dec 7 and drove east up the less Friends and neighbors of the Martins have given up hope that ithe happy wellliked family ever would be found alive A sister Miss Margaret Marti a a Seattle school teacher said she was saddened but relieved to hear that Susans body has been found Now at least I have some Idea Oregori side of the Columbia River as to what happened to the tarn to a backwater slouehto Cascade Locks where she said A similar abrupt disappearance ol a Minnesota building contrac tor his wife and their five chil dren last Dec 29 remains a mys tery to authorities today Sheriff Leon Odegaard Glencoe said no clues have been received by his office to date a to the whereabouts of Earl 30 and his family of Silver Lake a community of about 600 person s 4il miles west of Minneapolis Odegaard said earlier however there were indications the Zrusts planned to leave A few days be fore the disappearance Mrs Zrust obtained copies of birth certifi cates of all members of the fam ily Zrust left behind withholding tax statements for his employes But there is no propf the fam ily intended to sever its ties with Silver Lake They left their homp unlocked the utilities still on and took apparently only cles of clothing with them
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