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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - May 19, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania An Indiana County at Server Every Member if the Family TEDDY md site tiff on his May 19 1959 To Stall L L AntiUnion BROWNSVILLE Tex AP Hoffa president of the Teamsters Union today threatened a nationwide strike as an answer to proposed re strictive labor Hoffa speaker at a conven tion of the South Atlantic and Gulf Coast District of Inter onal Longshoremen Union Ten Feet Deep In Pours Torrent Of Water Mo said there is a move ment for an antitrust law against unions He said such a law would re quire the longshoremen to take in part of the teamsters the team sters to take in some of the steel workers and the steelworkers to take in some of the auto work Such a situation would create riflict wages and working he said is that if such a we should have all our on a given date about a secondary e can call a primary across the nation that out the employers for olfawas greeted by a tre s round of applause after itement jrUcized the press Con thfr AFLCIO which has union quesii to take over the ST JOSEPH Mo jtorrent 6f water up t6 10 feet deep surged through St Josephs north side late1 Mon day night after a cloudburst north of the city One man Despite widespread damage there were no reports of missing persons l r The body of William M Thomas was found four blocks from where the water swept him from his car Property damage was tremendous but nb one would estimate the monetary loss Merrill Chilcote managing edi tor of the St Joseph NewsPress arejjifoing TIoffa said If you say yes that makes you fence a dictator If you no that McElroy makes you a companion of e said congressional inyestigiu tions are conducted mostly by In dividuals who want He said the AFLCIO and Hie Teamsters had worked together for the working man said 411 unions had in the pastcalled or the Teamsters forhelp When they were in trouble they wanted he said When things were calm and peaceful toy didnt want us What one of was built without trouble What com I pany or a when the union was un willing to strike Not He blamed his unions troubles on the leaders of the AFLCIO and predicted the rank and file would oust them who made a tour of the area said Its terrific Its unbelievable how much damage could be inflicted in such a short time Itsa mir acle no one else got Most of the tered along damage was cen a residential street paralleling St Jbseph main north and south street through the citys north side Chilcote said St Joseph Ave Itself is See Page 4 Col on Judge Takes Tack On Delinquents NEVADA Mo Circuit udge Jack Pritchard is taking a lew tack with juvenile le requires most of them to sub mit tomental and physical exam nation at State Hospital No 3 Sec McElroy TogStay On This has given certain pause to the set whose byword man crazy There isnt hanged AP Neil H Mcelroy said today he will stay on indefinitely as secretary of de changed a lot of said Darrell Estes of Jollce jn Missouri cifjfand Judge Judicial Circuit Estes said he thinks rjtchards to madethe annoiirice newsmen at House with his new deputy Thom as S Gates Jr standing at his side They hadjust conferred wifli President Eisenhower I have suspended myplans for Fatality MEADVILLE Pa A car rammed another from be hind near here Monday night kill ling a 20yearold man and injur ing three other persons The dead man was Charles Beers of Guys Mills Crawford County Police said he was alone inji car hit from the rear by an driven by David Anderson of Meadville R D 1 Anderson and two passengers I Thomas Shall R D 6 and 18 of George Meadville Bassham 24 of Wyandotte were in jured They reported in satisfactory condition at two I Meadville hospitals The accident happened on Route 177 about one mile north of Mead dont know when I will be leav if at Asked whether that means he in tends to stay in the Cabinet indef initely McElroy replied that was the belt way to put it Eisenhower Monday picked Gates who is retiring as secre tary of the Navy at the end of the nionth to succeed the late Donald A Quarles as deputy sec retary of defense There had been speculation that Eisenhower had persuaded Gates stay on at the Pentagon by tell ing him he is in line to take over behind McElroy He had been planning to step out June 1 as secretary of the Navy Prior to Quarles death McEl roy had said several that he wanted to leave his Cabinet post the end of the year to return to private business Even en hjs statemenftoday he did not rule out the possibility of hie resigning before the end of Ei senhowers tern He1 simply said that as of now he has suspended his plans to leave One official said Monday that as of this time Gates is Eisenhowers choice to take over the No 1 De fense Department post if and when McElroy resigns been planning to re 4 Col much a preventive as a remedy Pritchard who will be 41 next month is one of Missouris yourig judges He started delv ng intotthe juvenile problem even befdre he the bench last Jan uary His study or the state juvenile code turned up the section authorizes a judge to Order tal examinations for wa youngsters fortunate to Homer City Ugiojj party tonite over 200 Early Bird inside PETER EDSON SAlSr Peter Kdson comments today on the World Court sitting on the o issue See his column on page 6 GAZETTE BELAY RESULTS Cpunty team parUcipilted io the aastette Relays Read sportf pages H w4 15 w WEATHER rtty cloudy and warm tonight fad totnsrrow with and thujadersaowers Low toajifht 58 to 85 High oo WeaMr WASHINGTON ecretary of State John Foster Dulles was reported today contin ing to grow weaker in his fight gainst cancer and The State Department said he was being given pain killers and was geherally comfortable was c the report a any doubt its The medical bulletin hirdin two weeks to weakening of Dulles Dulles was reported toy be con scious but sleeping much of the time becauseofjhe drugs which ire being administered White State Department ied at a news con erencereportsmtpullfs was in state hospital right herein Ne Judge checked with Dr Paul Btrone said they would be glad to Judge Pritchard barely had aken his oath whenf a flurry of uyenile misdeeds in his southwest Missouri district gave him oprtor tunity to put his nto operation new approach Foreign Cuba Landowners Await Edict HAVANA AP Foreign land wners in Cuba and particular ly American owners of sugarplan tations waited anxiously today For official publication of the revo lutionary governments new land reform law A government spokesman there had been numerous lasl minute revisions in the draft o p reform law which asoriginal ly madepublic here limited own ership ofv sugar plantations to Cuban and ordered suga mjJJ companies to get rid rf tbei plantation lands Official pifbljcation of the law expected later today It was proclaimed Sunday by Prime Min liter Fidel Castro and Ws cabi t in a session in the mountains of Orieate Province Birthplace the revolution The United Fruit Co and tt American Sugar p owned are among the bigges land holders in the rich suga country As presently understoo here the law would force them to seel their lands to a Cuban ownpd corporation and coafln emselves to refining There appeared to be one pos sible loophole One section tb Jaw provides that the government may grant land to foreigners fo industrial or agricultural use die National Institute of Agrarian Reform being set up to aJgnUUg ter Hie law deenw it beneficial for development of the national economy The Dairy Treat now haa com ete line of soft Nort Cftater Two County Polls Changed Voters in White Township one were reminded today Ihit their voting place for todays primary is the election house on North Ninth PluMvllle voters should vote at at the Firemens Hall These are the only in the list of polling placet M pub lished by the Board of Election last Say Dulles Ike Warns Nikita On Deadline By J M HIGHTOWER GENEVA Unit ed States has warned the So iet Union that President Eis enhower will refuse to attend t summit conference if Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev fets some new deadline for a Communist squeeze play West Berlin Informants said the Am rican warning prompt ed by a s u s p i c i o nthat Krushchev would try such a move if the Big Pour foreign ministers conference turns ut to be what he considers failure U S Secretary of State Chris Ian A Herter told Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko in plain vords at a dinner party a few lights ago what the U S reaction would be originally set a May deadline for the Western Allies orend their occupation of Wesi tadin and said that on that date ifecwould give the Communists control of the Alliet supply routes to West Dulles continues to grow White jepbrteJ4 nsejiV ng analgesics painkillers w expect he jmay ose his fjghtfor mat ter of days Doctors attending him regard it impossible to fore cast how long he may last now that4i stage is cancer is in an advanced of his family have gathered in Washington and are requent visitors at his bedside at Walter Reed Army Medical Cen ter Truman Rallies OK from Surgery KANSAS CtTY Mo Harry S Truman 74 rallied to day from effects of surgery for removal of a breast tumor Her condition very good by wass reported a Reseach Hos pital spokesman He said she had had a restless night but that was not too Truman called the hospital this morning1 to tell her that she was a grandmother for the second time Their daughter Mrs Clifton Daniel gave birth to her second son in New York this morning Mrs iTruman entered the hos pital last Thursday for observation and underwent operation Mon day morning being made to deter mine whether the tumor was mal ignant Results of the biopsy prob ably will not be known for two o three days 4 Col 4 Slow Action of Motorman failure o jo hi brakes soon enough was the ma jor cause crash of tw sleyaied trains during njshhoiiF Monday mdrnip a Chicago Tragsit Authorit the were taken to on note Unit OKs Strauss Nomination t i WASHINGTON L Strauss nominated to be secreta ry of commerce won Senate com mittee approval today by a 9 The committee action sends th nomination on to the Senate with recommendation for approval A Senate vote may come late this week Three Democrats on the Com merce Committee joined with six Republicans to vote in favor of Strauss nomination Eight Demo crajs voted against confirmation Sen Warren D the commitee chairman announced the outcome after closed meeting that climaxed 1 days of stormy hearings on Presi dent Eisenhowers choice of Strauss for the Cabinet post The committee division was in doubt until just before today meeting when Sen Frank J Lausche COhio announced h would votefor confirmation The other committee Democrat who voted to recommend confir mation were Sens John 0 Pas tore of Rhode Island and Strom Thurmond of South Carolina See 4 Col 4 STILL VOTING AT 91 Mrs Sybilla McKee a resident of Cameron Rest Home leaves a voting booth in Indianas Fourth Ward this morning after casting her balloi in the countywide primary elections At 91 years of age she is one of the countys older voters Balloting in the primaries this morning was un usually light but is expected to gain tempo in the afternoon and evening Gazette photo by SiposI As Relatives Wa By ROBERT F ALKIRE MOAB Utah couple plucked from a ruggec rivers bank1 waited today for search efforts to disclose the fate of the mans mother and father They lastsaw the older couple bobbing away through dangerous Colorado River rapids after their pleasure boat capsized Frank A Rich 65 and his wife 64 of Lakewood Vil lage are missing and presumably drowned Rescued from awesome cataract canyon were Dr Delbert F Rich 41 Cedar City Utah and his 35yearold wife I managed to get my wife to said the younger Rich who grabbed her hair and yanked i lim m J her to shore My mother and father were the rap The Riches wire in one of more than 400 boats wbjch made anan nual 200mile pleasure cruise down the Greeji River arid up the Colo rado in lonely eastern Utah The boaters were warned before starting not to get too close to the cataract a raging funnel of water that hurtles through 40 miles of jagged Colorado River canyon The nearvertical canyon walls rise 800 or 900 feet above the river The rapids are a few miles down the Colorado from the point at which it is joined by the Green Dr Rich said he and his family were cruising near the river June See ElderlyPage 4 Col 8 Second Grandson For Trumans NEW YORK Clifton Daniel daughter of fornW Presi dent and Mrs Harry S Truman gave birth to her second son today The maternal grandparent were unable to be present here be cause Mrs Truman underwen surgery in Kansas City Mon day for removal of a breast tu mor The baby was delivered by Cae sarean section at in Doc tors Hospital He weighed pounds 3 ounces No name ha yet been selected The Daniels other Truman Daniel will old on June 5 son Clifton be 2 year Your Dairy Queen store is run ning chocolate Wed am Thurs 236x Weather Aids Vote Sunny warmweather thU afternoon resulted in an iwing in voting in Indiana bounty with White Township eading the way with a heavy ote due to the high interest tx the school board race there A light rain kept voters away polls during he morning but when un broke through this after noon activity picked up at most polling places By p m today 382 Re1 ublicans and 121 Democrats iad voted in White one White wos total showed 314 cans and 72 Democrats Both White Township vofr ng district officials said the otewas very good for rimary By p m in Indiana Bor dugh 270 Republicans and 51 Dem ocratshad votedin First Ward Second Ward showed 437 GOP voters and 57 Democrats In Three one the total was 128 Republicans and 17 Democrats and n three two 272 Republican vot ers and 23 Democrats The Fourth Ward reported 250 Republicans and 19 Democratic voters Officials said This is bet er than average for fourth Ward in a primary At are party nominations f for almost all Of the county fices f J 7 County Republicans Are faced with selecting Nominees from host of candidates for five con tested county positions Only GOP incumbents Prothonotary Donald A Johnston Register and Record er Donald B Shank and County Surveyor Quince B ning without party opposition Democrats in the county on the other hand havea contest in only one county election that of County Commissioner A partybacked slate filled all Democratic positions except Coun ty Harper is candidate for County Commission er in opposition to incumbent Dem ocratic Commissioners Harold C McCormick and Dee Miller Polls tonight will remain open until 9 Returns will be re portedover the local radio station until the major otfice nominees are determined In the county posts numerous borough and township officers are being selected in to See LightPage 4 Col Gazette Requests Election Returns Members of the Gazette edi torial staff will be in the offices after II evening to re ceive returns from Indiana Coun ty election boards Officials of election boards urged to call the Gasette collect HOpkini 5S555 with their re turns any time after II Elks 75 Party Wed Tue Wed Slated At Fisher Miss Indiana County Contest Tomorrow Eveninq12 Hopefuls T Plowed after onf train war of another became down the AJjout 800 persons were the two Loop bound tratos Two tojmed seriously and 19 were overnight Harold Poland a spokesman for CTA njjifj not in brakes Twelve Miss Indiana Countys will parade their talents tomorrow evening in the annual Miss Indi ana County pageant at Fisher Auditorium But only one will win a title Officials of the fifth annual event today expressed an opinion ill of their contestants are worthy of the 1959 crown but added that like all other contests a winner has to be selected Vying for the title and a chance to compete in Miss Pennsylvania judging at West Chester will be seven girls frojn Indiana County and five students of Indiana State Teachers College Judging will be divided wto five categories appearance personality intellect ia swim suit tateut presentation 904 appearance in an evening gown Sponsored by the Indiana Lions Club the pageant will begin at 8 and will feature the appear ance of the current Miss Penn Former Winners 1954 Miss Gerry Burns 1955 Airs Joan Welch Clark Miss Judie McMiHen 1957 Miss Darleoe Claypoole sylvania Miss Rosalie Lee Samley Entered in the pageant are Lili Annette Sloughfy 18 Ar magh asenior at United Joint High School Lucille 18 Penn Run IRD i Mary Louise Tarn 21 Pitts burgh a Teachers senior at College Indiana State Rose Ann Yanni 24 Beyer PhylUsTroutman 20 Herndon a student at Indiana State Teachers College Joyce Zahradnik 21 Ford City a major in English at Indiana State Teachers College Jane Elizabeth Cunningham 19 Indiana RD 1 a 1957 graduate of Indiana Joint High School Nancy L Kenosh 20 Indiana secretary of Tomb Tomb At torneys in Indiana Eunice Lee Fritz 19 Indiana RD Judith Aiwe Lloyd 19 Whitaker a student at State Teachers College Dolores Fundrella 19 Vander 1 grift a siudeaf Indiaoa Stale Teachers College Carol Ruth Shank 20 Indiana a 1956 graduate of Indiana Joint High School Judges for the contest will be John Bos Pittsfburgh publicity d rector of the Pittsburgh Play house Richard Hoover Pittsburgh general manager of the Pittsburgjb Playhouse Mrs RaywarjJ Indiana Dr berger and Dooajd Rishe both State be members of the Indiana achers CjoWege facujiy Master of will McKay Lytle Music will be nishetiby Tjjte l The contest is sponsored each year by the Lions Club in con junction with its Fourth of celebration at Mack Community Center WMwer of event Witt holiday 1
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