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   Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - May 18, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania                                TEDDY s titf knot t tied Ittiur of Wedding tltft MI ten An Indiana County That Every Member of the Family i i iC4 I l 9 W i f v i ft r v v v f 233 i Twwfy Pages Two Sectioni 119 Untruths In Whit v Norman uests has been election Indiana The final hours of the cam paign for White Township brought ver bal action today to end what termed a quiet County Superin tendent of Schools William J called attention to Iray to obvious mis statements of facts that are being circulated by candi dates in the school board fight 1 In response to these state ments Mr Norman request ed the Gazette to correct some statements made in Dr Kenneth Sayers broad over the local radio sta on Mr Norman called some rof the statements fei Mr Norman said Dr Kenneth Shyers was reporting to the vot rs in White Township statements just arent Dr Sayers one Of three candi dates for school board represent ing a group that has opposed the complete jointure of the worough White Township Township school systein as approved by the State Department of PublicInstruction broadcast today Mr Norman said that if the Benjamin Franklin Jointure was to build its own high school it would be the lar gest in the Norman points out can not be true He referred to e pupil population figures of oth county schools as reported for March 1959 and reports that sev other qounty schools would be larger than the school Dr Sayers is promoting for White Township March population figures shew 689 high school students frdm Ben jamin Franklin system enrolled at r T Two Voting Polls Changed The Indiana County Board of Elections today announced two changes in the list of voting places published last week In White Township number one Ihe voters will continue vot ing aft the election house on North This is the same location that has been used past two The polls will not be a the Me Gregor Motor as announced last week v In Plumville the polls will be at the Firemens Halt instead of the Morrow Building These are the only two chang es in the list of polling places for tomorrows primary elect ion announced Saturday Kisser11 Plans Jail Food Fast t the Indiana Joint High School i Similar figures for other county schools show the following students Drolled in these county schools 771 Laura Lamar 827 Marion Center 931 Penns Manor 700 Purchase Line 894 and United Joint 799 Mr Norman points out tht even if projected figures are used for the next six years based on cur rent elementary population in these schools only the Penns Manor high school would fall below the pro posed high popula I dont mind candidates telling the Mr Norman concluded however I by and see out and out misstatment pre sented to the Cancer Kills Cantors Daughter Herter SAN ANTONIO Tex young civilian Air Force clerk jailed for allegedly trying tSkiss a preachers said today he would fast until the girl comes to him Bill Gilbreath he is not going eat a bite of food until the girl Miss Shirley Norville 16 turns up at the city to help get Jiim out The youth was jailed Sunday after the Revr Leonard Norville filed complaints charging him with aggravated assault and dis turbing the The ministerAccused Gilbreath of jurying pretty daughter between services1 Central Assembly ofs Gilbreath from his jail cell de nied he tried to kiss the girl He said he just waved his arms The incident happened in a hall way after Sunday school The girl said resisted the youths ap proach She said he followed her into a classroom Police said they were told several members of the congregation restrained him Im determined In my heart to do without food until she comes and gets Gilbreath told newsmen Asked why he is fasting he said it was because of God By fasting 1 believe he will send her to The youth told newsmen he had prayed fordays that the minis ters daughter might return his affection CtS Red Plan GENEVA U S Secretary of tSate Christian A Herter today formally re ected the Soviets proposed eace treaty with East and Vest Germany as a proposal which holds the seeds of fu ure discord and Speaking in the Big Four oreign ministers conference 3erter tbld Soviet Foreign ister Andrei Gromyko Katso fair as the United States Britain and France are concerned any final set tlement With Germany must await the establishment of a government which can act for and bind Germany as a GENEVA foreign ministers at the Big F o u rj conference quickly patched uptoday a brief but dispute over how and when to negotiate with the Soviet Union on the Berlin Gazette Asks Vote Returns Tuesday Night Election officials in Indiana County precincts are urged to telephone results of tomorrows balloting to the Gaiette office af ter 10 Gazette staff members will be on duty from 10 until early Wednesday to prepare the news papers election issue Election officials may call ters because he wanted a son But when his firstborn Mar jorie died Sunday the little com edian broke down and sobbed so hard a physician had to put him to sleep Jantor 67 has heart trouble be news was not exactly a shock to Eddie He had known ever since she entered Cedars of Lebanon Hospital March 26 her second visit there in a year 7 that Marjorie was dying of can cer Marjorie 44 and unmarried bad never sought to share her See CancersPage 4 Col 5 Attention all Voters in Ind Co Bring ypur ballot stubs to Bar Hdwe You may win a bi cycle Drawing May 2 233x Saltsburg Residents Lets take one step towards being a progressive town Vote Yes on Local Option The United States Britain Prance and West Germany willing to discuss Berlin and otheris fcues separately fyom the Westernpackajge for an allGerman peace settlement But while willing to talk about Berlin sepafrately they said no issue covered inthe plan can be in With this the West closed ranks and charted strategy for the1 sec ond week of the EastWest for eign ministers But the statement did not wipe out fundamental differences aris ing from the West GermanFrench determination to pursue a hard line in the negotiations and the interest in more flex ible tactics and a softer approach Secretary of State Chris tian A Herter met withhis West ern colleagues at his office in inid day for about 40 minutes They talked about tactics for dealing with the Soviets in Hhe next few days The statement on a united stand on Berlin was then issjed The Western ministers want first a fulldress debate on rival EastWest plans for a German settlement Second they want to find out in secret discussions what the Soviets may be prepared to negotiate on seriously The and British delegations let it be known over the weekend that they feltthe Soviet Unions adamant rejection of the Western package proposal for German re unification and a European secur ity vsystem necessitated negotia tions on the immediately pressing question of Berlin French and West Germany offi cials insisted on continued firm See 4 Col I Saltsburg Residents Lets take one step towards being a progressive town Vote BEGIN SURVEY OP FISHING DAMrThe preliminary survey was started today for thefishing dam to be constructed on Yellow Creek Coys Bridge Neilan Engineers from Somerset are working on the initial steps fpr the construction of the dam Funds for the project will come from the Commission from the pale of fishing licenses If the Fish Commis sion is able to secure allttie land they are willing to purchase the surface o thj lake could reach 260 acres Looking on during todays preliminary work are left to right Commissioner C McCormick Mart Murray chairman Commissioner Harve OrrClint Fulton rod man Rjdillo chief totparty Commissioner Dee Miller Francis G NeHan engin eer Gazette photo by Slpos v J cers n Gates New Defense Deputy WASHINGTON S Gates retiring ecretary of the Navy was picked today to be the new ieputy secretary of defense He will succeed the late who died earlier this month Gates had planned to re urn to private business at end of thismonth In stead President Eisenhower picked him to be No 2 man n the Defense Department The choice promptly touched off speculation as to whether Gates later this year will be named to succeed Neil H McEl roy as secretary ofdefense Prior to Quarles death 10 days ago McElroy had said several times that he would like to resign by the end of this year The White House announced that Gates formal nomination wil1 gq to the Senate later week plans to step were announced by the White House lastJanuary At that time Eisen hower picked the undersecretary William Franke to succeed Gates 53 a Republican hid in tended to Return tohis banking business He was a part ner in Drexel CQ before enter iiig government service Headon RushHour Collision CHICAGO AP A t east 119 persons were injur d two seriously in a cplli ion today of two jammed ushhour elevated trains arrying riders to downtown hicago The impact telescoped a ourfoot section of the liogan Square trains and tirew standing passengers to lie floor Scores were treated at the cene Others were taken to lospitals for treatment or xamination Six other persons in the Holton lospital were listed in satisfactory ondition Of the victims taken to Topeka lospitals only one Doyle Patter on of Ozawkie was report ed in serious condition He under vent an emergency operationSun day night i Six other injured were taken to utheran Deaconess Hospital The collision of the two six coach trains of all steel construe I I J 4n tired MAYETTA Kan rodeo arena bleachers apsed with a pop and a barig Sunday injuring 150 per sons onefatally Twentythree of those injured were hospitalized The others were released after treatment iat hospitals in nearby Topeka Holton and Lawrence Katherine Shay 61 of Holton died today in a Holton lospital Physicians said she suffered internal injuries and Yes on Weal Option 233 Democrats vote for Verna Pop ovich school director Pine Town 233 ship 233 shock and it said C W Lawjways son of Perry Kan There was no jn other warning that it was going to give File Charges In Armagh Crash Death An involuntary manslaughter charge has been filed against the operator of a truck involved inithe test performance of the four an accident May 6 near Armagh day rodeo when the accident oc that claimed the lives of two Indilcurred Performers and other way Lawson 500 persons in the recently ini Philadelphia stalled bleachers when it crashed One of the worst traffic acci 0 ground He was not hurt t sPfators had just started to file out after ana County men fans in the crowd of about State Police from the Indiana into the wreckage to free substation report the informationthe victms has been filed with Justice of the ThereT was a lot of scream Peace A M Cox against Rufusjing and said one wit Leroy Lins 54 321 Walnut Some of the people clung Inside The Gazette DREW PEARSON Drew Pearson says the President has now agreed to a summit meeting in San Francisco See editorial page 6 UNITEP JOINT United Joint won the District Six track title Saturday See this and other sports on pages li and 15 Of her Feafures Alan Holsinger for Councilman Ward Party Tonight Catholic Center 233 omer City Rifle Club party 57 reasoas AUdiioi Mirror U U Editorial Milton Pa Lins was arrested Saturday by Jocal State Police and was re leased on a cash bond A hearing has been set for May 20 Killed in the crash involving Lins in the charge were Cecil Fry Seward and Emil Burda Armagh Both men were 24 years of age Seriously injured in the accident was Coughenour 22 also of Armagh He is still confined to the Lee Hospital in Johnstown where his condition is termed as The accident occurred at Wednesday May 6 about a See 4 Col 5 Sentence 3 For Liquor Violatibns Three men were sentenced in court today after pleading guilty to furnishing alcoholic beverages to minors Lawrence Hendricks 28 Oiam bersville pleaded guilty to giving brewed beverages to a 15 and 18 year old on April 25 in Indiana Borough He was ordered to pay the costs of prosecution and a fine or be confined to the Indi ana County Jail for 30 days William Moore Cherry 50 849 Burns Indiana also pleaded guilty today for a similar charge resulting from at least two inci dents during April and May Cherry was ordered to pay the costs of prosecution and a fine or be confined for 60 days to the county jail The third furnishing liquors to minors charge resulted in the sen tencing of Ralph Rainey 21 68 First vClymer After pleading guilty he was or dered to pay the costs of prosecu tion and a fine of or spend 30 days in the county jail He was apprehended May 14 by Clymer Polfce Chief Joseph Krolick In other court action today be fore Judge Edwin M Clark Rob ert Allen Holt 285 Sherman Vandergrift was sentenced to one to two years in the Allegheny County Workhouse on a charge of passing worthless checks Holt passed six checks in Indi ana and portions of the county ima uwt In addition to the jail sentence Alan Holsinger for 2nd Ward Indiana County Jail on an open Holt was ordered to pay the costs At Least 22 Die In Pa Wifes Boy Friend Shot Near Armagh t ARMAGH Julius Steve Siko 33 Latrobe RD 2 is reportedly in fairly good condition in Mercy Hospital in Johnstown with wounds he received early Sunday At least 22 people died accidenmorning in a fight with James tally in Pennsylvania over the sajd returned There was a pop and a 14 of them on the highto his home Sunday and when he accidents a man drowned a teenager shot himself accidentally andfive children per I found his wife missing went but to look for her The fight occurred they said when he found his wife and Sik was one of about jshed in a fire at their home in jn a car on Legislative Rout 32121 about 350 feet from Rout 259 in West Wheatfield Township According to State Police from the Indiana substation Siko wa shot by Potts with a 22 calibe revolver during the fight Hospithl authorities report Sik recieved a wound to his right han and a laceration of the head I addition the bullet fired from 22 caliber revolver is lodged i his left leg Potts has been confined to th Bloomsburg early Sat two air force enlist ed men and injured a third Their car hit a tree on Sunday near Pottsville killed two Lehigh University students Their car hit a bridge and burst into flames Reeled Harry A Deabenderfer for White Township Supervisor tirst name on ballot 227233 ion occurred when the first train stopped after leaving a station and was rammed by the second A passenger Jerry Rogus was n the rear car of the train that See 4 Col 2 Councilman 233x charge police added of prosecution Desperado Wounded In Drug Store Gunman Deserts Dying Pal Terrorizes Family Captured By DON ROTH urban Wellston ST LOUIS Mo gunharmed was unmond Bruno 52 and Stanley Top per 36 arrived knowing only man deserted his dying holdup mile west of Armagh on Route Banner after a drug store tifdin the 6foot3 Deckajtf had been there was some kind of trouble tnded The three county men were riditerrorized a family and a hostage ing in a when it was Sunday before police flushed him involved ma crash with the tracf diflgy attic He was stm tortrailer truck Operated by Lins defiant of ammunition The desperado 32yearold Ivan L Deckard of Heltonville was bleeding from an arm wound STRONGSTOWN Gilbert Wet Two detectives also were wound Man Takes Life ley Lydick 73 Strongstown portedly took uig Saturday The elderly county resident was neither seriously in the gun His bandit partner excon vict Herbert J Lorts 34 was shot r dumping a bag erer iCOntaini the loot in a vacant he heart They took only d h Jnvadi he from the drug store much of t Qf fjance in checks old Janet Fischer As the bandits barged into the oeckard herded her 20yearold store they didnt know that asjster jvjrs Lois Barth and her his own life bv hane in a neighborhood drug store telephone conversation between a mother Mrs Margaret Fischer afternoon at suburban University City ms 8irl was about to 35 into the kitchen j Cornered two hours later and S5Juy 1 in the basement of his five from the TVBniio w lard stud 1 only regret 1 4 World f WEATHER Cloudy and cool tpaiEhA with occasional rain Low M to 52 Tuesday partly clpujjy aumid and warmer witn scattered powers and the tow 70s regret 1 didnt stymie them Bruce Zuckerman 27 son Mrs Barth said the of Deckard terrorized the drug store owner Irwin her 6yearold brother 2nd Ward Republican voters dei iave mor bullets Im nof yelUw man was in a telephone booth die When Wetzel knocked on the siring transportaXion call HOpkins Just ran wt with his girl friend Ju 58238 2331 A short time earlier near hisj Tersely he told her 111 f women behind Deckard agreed Police spotted Wetzels car in North St Louis and gave chase He told me to stop let him out and keep Wetzel said 1 did just that but a few mo ments later I saw the Deckard headed for the home of an oftarrested pal Curtis Link Chief of Detectives J 3 m e s Chapman and a police detail saw a taxi parked in front of Links apartment Three officers started up the attic stairs and Dekcard shouted Dont shoot Im coming An unloaded revolver was foua bloody in the attic Link 30 and his wife women J e a n n i n e were arrested too Deckard was held overnight at door she said Deckard made them i let him in then said all right City Hospital Police believe a car which left irom the front of the drug store hiding place in North St Call the police 1 must hang were all gonna go for a the gun fight was the get Alan Holsinger for 2nd Ward Deckard had released his hostage i Wetzel promised to drive him away car The car has oot Councilman 233xj 23yearold Richard Wetzel of subi Minutes later Rayanywhere if he would leave thejtound   

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