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   Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - May 20, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania                                An Indiana tountf That Every Member of the Family EDITION May 20 1959 Two To White Twp Victor Balloting in White Tojvn ship y e s t e r day centered around the nomination of GOP candidates for t seats on the township school board Unofficial returns from White Township show Dr Kenneth Sayers Lisle M Brady and LucileN Simpson won nomination to posts on the township school board They defeated Di Trevor Hadley Thomas M Mikesell and Dora M Clark Unofficial tabulations show the totals received by these six candidates as follows Sayers 740 Brady 715 Simp son 681 Hadley 664 Mikesell 661 and Clark 631 The winning triocampaigned to gether in opposition to the current schoolboards jtif I1 VI i toolsalong W THOMAS MALCOLM wins GOP DA nod WALTER J WORK squeezes to victory Work Wins Tight Race enjarnirL Franklin JOin photographer as they leave a yesterdays topsytuifyy primary electio county as well primary ces and Bitterlycontested schoolboard fight 9 p Jn pause the Gazette 5 12JJ6 ihat followed next to last to report Several results comparatively heavy vote Uf cpWterav Susy from the ftnW polls closed last Gazette photfo by Sipos inner Sheriff Vote Blast Rocks Martin Plant i i PaulW Jeffries Chairman of his party arid one of the most prolific votegetters yesterday gained the lepxiblican nomination in his bid for a fourth term sheriff f Indiana XEhe popular campaigner easily subdued two for nod by piling upmore votes than the c6mbiued fforts pf his opposition 9 BALTIMORE AP An explo sion racked the hull of a seaplane being a commercial solvent in a Martin Co hangar today five workmen and injuring atleast five others A Martin spokesman said dozen or so met werebathing the hull of a twoengined seaplane with a cleaning fluid using pres sure hoses when a muffled explo rocked the interior of the hull ie big hangar located away from the main cluster of Martin buildings quickly filled with smoke but there was litfte fire after the first flash An inquiry was begun quickly by Dr Melvin Davis Marylanc deputy medical examiner The company said the cause o the blast had not been determined The hangar where the explosion ccurred is used to clean anc the seaplanes manufacturec here before they are delivered The hangar is separated from tbu rest of the plant by used byMartins and an Na tional Guard detachment Identification the deajj wa withheld pending notification pext of kin Three of the injured taken to ersity Hospital were identi ed as John Duan l with seconddegree James Holly 36 leg injuries and Jacob Gold stein 4 whose injuries were de scribed as slight wins again easily Unofficial returns late this morn ng indicated that in 76 of the countys 77 the incum bent rolled up ballots as com pared to the combined netted Paul Crajjg Shelocta and Donald Smith Glen Campbell RD Craig in the pri mary action with votes while Smith was given votes by the Republican electorate Jeffries will op pose Democrat Merrill in the November GeneralElection The sheriffs scrap was settled long before most other races in yesterdays voting on the Republi can Jeffries in the first returns for warded to the courthouse jumped to a commanding lead fctthe out set of the votecounting and then continued to add to his margin Jn Townshipactiv ity unofficial returns show Harry ftf Deabenderfer to the GOP nomi nee forsupervisor He received 437 A close second was Banja min Lemoon running a sticker campaign for the township post He received 365 votes On the Democratic side Myrtle E McConnell received 230 Gladys B Penrod got 216 in the Democratic race for See 4 7 Hof f a Say No Strike Is Promised HOUSTON Tex AP Team sters Union President James R Hoffa today denied he threatened a nationwide strike in reprisal for proposed restrictive labor laws He told the Houston Chronicle late Tuesday that accounts of his speech in Brownsville were distortions of the He said there is no threat of a nationwid Teamsters strike The Associated Press reports at the Brownsville meeting Tues day Whitey Sawyer said howeve he quoted Hoffa correctly Sawye said he talked to Hoffa after th Brownsville meeting and the un ton president then repeated th threat JLIL a 4f 4 U W Y cfown othe wire Walter Work1 of Rochester Mills RD W6n theRepublican nomination r thg office of tfeounty beasurer Unofficial returns at nopn jioday ndicated the veteran of Health pfficial eked out the win over former treasurer Harry Nic 10 of White Twp The contest wasnt decided un il the last pre cinct White Two filed its re sults in the county courthouse The unofficial returns indicate Malcolm GOP DA Winner Atty W Thomas Malcolm a new face in Indiana Coun tys political scene is the Re publican partys nominee for district attorney at the No vember General Elections Making his first bid for a county office Malcolm yes terday upset incumbent J Murray Buterbaugh on the strength of heavya support from Indiana Borou gh aud White Twp Buterbaugh seeking his third term as DA came into the borough and White Twp the GOPvstrOhg hold with a slim lead but all of the Indiana and township precincts gave Malcolm edges Graphic proof of Malcolrnjs su periorfty in the town ship is the unofficial voting results in those seven precincts Malcolm and Buterbaugh I Prior to the tabulation of local voting the veteran Buterbaugh held the upperhand With 74 of thef 77 precincts ac for the trailed by only 23 votes but the second ward in Indiana and the two dis tricts In White Twp completely al tered the picture Unofficial returns for the 77 pre cincts show Malcolm and Buterbaugh Many New Faces On Indiana Picks For Treasurer Councilman r Work garnered the nomination by he scant margin of 83 votes At 6 this morning he sported a lead of 298 votes over but thfee precincts all onsidered Nichols home FRANK M BARKLEY tops as commissioner JOHN W EVERETT second GOP commissioner GunCrazed Man Murders GOP Slate Awave of unforeseen events left Indiana Countys primary election muddled with everything from astori ishing upsets to startling sur prises In surprisingly heavy vot ing Republicans turned down the bids of several incum bents projected newcomers to the winning ranks and turned the tables on even the most veteran forecasters Heading the list of sur prises is the success of Blairs Lilles Frank Barkley who leaded the GOP votecolleclr ing in the nominations for county commissioner Barkley showed impressive strength in most areas of the coun ty and along with J W Tiny Everett will represent the party at the November General Elec tions f His overwhelming victory was only one of a rash of surprises that caine on the heels of yester terdays topsyturvy balloting Veterans Harvey A Orr seeking another term as county commis sioner and District Attorney J Murray Buterbaugh fell by the wayside Orr fajled to win his par tys nomination and finished four th behind Barkley Everett and G Stephen Edwards Buterbaugh was ousted from his District Attorney post by newcom territory wejre still missing from he were Indiana Two and bqw voting houses in White vi Nichol ate intOi Works advantage n all three districts but his gain wasnt sufficient to overcome the Rochester Mills mans early lead Gaze 11 e election tabulations credit Mr Work with votes and Mr Nichol with PainKilling Drugs Aid Dulles WASHINGTON rei lieving drugs are keeping John Foster Dulles generally comforta ble as he clings to life The former secretary of state sleeps much of the time in his Walter Reed Army Hospital room Daily newspapers in the Lower The State Dpartment said Tues Grande Valley working ravaged by cancer throughout hours the Dearly morning fnside The Gazette pendently carried virtually the continues to grow weaker He is i roraivina analooctnc fnntn Villarei Graduates Double S H with every watch purchase Rodger J The Dairy Treat now has a cop ete line of soft drinks North aza Shopping Center 235xF PETER EOSON Peter says the Soviet Union students are two years ahead of the U S See his column on editorial page 6 SPORTING Spring sporting events are reported today on sports pages 22 eame wording Hoffa addressing a convention of longshoremen at Brownsville was quoted by the AP as saying in reference to restrictive labor laws The only Answer is that if such a law is passed we shpuld have all of our contracts end on a given date They tajk about a secondary boycott We can call a primary strike all across the nation that will straighten out the employers once and for Hoffa said there threat of a nationwide Teamsters strike whatever receiving analgesics pain Killers and in general is the announcement added iK Voting activity invyester days primary election1 in Indian rough Centered pn partvnomin Suons of blijrough councilmember and school directors Although the Democrats had n contested races for either pos lions borough Republicans show ed spirited balloting in severa precincts of Indiana Unofficial returns for the Repub lican school board nomination show Andrew J Stahura receivin votes J Reppell Moorhead votes EliasD Jones votes and Ray Klayuhn This indicates that the three men listed first will be the Republican candidates for the Indiana School Board All three are incumbents on the local The three unopposed Democratic school board nominees are Paul LaMantia Gene D Mogle anU Jo seph M Setlock Albert M Cox and Ralph A Wil lis were the unopposed GOP and Democrat candidates in Indiana for justice of the peace In Indiana First Ward the GOP race for Borough Council shows Edwin W Harkless and James W Mack winners by votes of 344 and 342 respectively Harry Jones received an unofficial vote of 290 Democrat candidate for First Ward borough council nomi nee is Michael Stanko Homer Koontz and Kathleen Murphy are the Republican and Democratic assessor nominees In Second Ward the GOP coun cil contest shows the following re sults Leonard Abrams 347 Alan Holsinger 299 and F Earl Ray LAFAYETTE La AP A guncrazed Negro shot and killed a white wOmatL today barricaded himself in his hofise When officers Unofficial Primary Returns on Pae called on himt to surrender and killed two policemen before he was shot to death One of the policemen Sgt Le roy King was stantly and his killed almost in companion Capl Harold Abadie died a few minutes later King was shot in the face and Abadie took a charge from the 16gauge shotgun in the storh iir HenfyVoorhies coroner for Lafayette Parish identi ied the NegVo asXAlbertJ Voorhies said Victpr apparently jarricadeii fhimself in the house after sneaking into the home of Mrs and shooting the young white mother at close Offier Socielj 10 U Chief of Police Carlo Usti was er W ThomasMalcolm of ana Injecting another wholesaje up set into the pictrtre was the1 school board faction in White Township headed by Dr Kenneth Sayers Dr Sayers and two companion runningmates Lisle H Brady and Lucille N Simpson won GOP nations for school board posts All of the excitement was con fined to the Republican half of the primaries as the Democrats enter ed the election with a solid slate See Page 4 Col 1 struck in the from Victors neck by 16gauge and Asst Chief Donlon a blast shotgun Ritchey was struck by a few ey suffered only a slight injury Officers lobbed tear gas and hand grenades into Victors house which caught fire minutes later Victor was found with a bullet wound of the stomach after offi cers dragged him from the flam ing house Voorhies gave this He said Victor apparently sneaked into Mrs Ducharmes home shot her at close range as she sat at a dressing table and then returned to his house He beckoned tw6 small white youths James Rogers 10 and Wilson Laglinais 9 into the House The boys knew him in 248 Abrams is the successful can and said Victor began tying them didate for the GOP nomination up They said See 4 Col 2 ropes and fled they broke the Please Folks Results Not Official Gazette readers today are re minded that ail figures and re sults listed in todays paper are unofficial In an effort to bring as com plete a coverage as possible of yesterdays primary election wide tabulation of results was necessary Because of the limit ed time available to compile these statistics the margin for error is greatly expanded Writein campaigns and a good voter turnout combined to give election board officials hours of extra work delaying the return of the last precinct until late this morning Where we are in error we are sorry Weve made every effort to bring our readers as much of yesterdays primary activity as possible in the limited time avail able Put Brakes On W Germans French Slow US British Secret Talks Plans Attention MooseMembers Meeting this evening at Lodge to go to Sutila Funeral Home to pay respects to our late brother Eagles Party every Thursday Wed tfx Elks 75 Party Wed Tue Wed tfx Your Dairy Queen store is run ning cbfjcotote Wed and Thurs 236x By JOHN M HIGHTOWER GENEVA Germany and France were reported today to be putting the brakes on U S British enthusiasm for a prompt opening of secret talks with the Soviet Union over the Berlin crisis a summit con 235x and prospects for lerence Some cautious moves were ap secret talks than their two Westule which Herter tentatively an ern colleagues iticipated last private They were said to be taking theUalks with Soviet Foreign Minister ministers rebuffed his earlier at tempt to seat them The Western and Soviet foreign line with Secretary of State Christian A Herter and Britains Foreign Minister Selwyn Lloyd that since the Soviet Union cre Andrei Gromyko might get under i ministers were to continue their way by today or Thursday Von Bjentano saw Hener for half an hour this morning He in ated the Berlin crisis the Soviets i dicated the secret phase of the should take the lead in finding a Big Four talks probably would not solution begin for several days parently going on in the FQW Couve de Murville and Von Herter will have Von Brentano foreign ministers conference are not opposed to secret and other top West German Iea4 cerning toft stait of secret negol talks diplomats said but insist ers to dinner tonight Thursday debate on their rival plans for Germany at another formal con ference session toojay But West ern diplomats say this debate hag reached a dead end of disagree jment and the obvious objective of both sides in continuing the dis cussion is to make more propa ganda tiations the1 Western allies must enter intonight the American While press and public are When these do take place they such discussions with the greatest giving a dinner for Gropiyko j barred from lie Rather cloudy and wfrni tooight and Thursday with showers and thuadersiwjwers tonight 63 to 69 High CoralGraceton Fire Co party Wed tfx will almost certainly determine J care whether a summit conference will Debate over the rival and mu i Couve de Murville and Lloyd A conference source said Gro be held this summer tually rejected Soviet and Western myko told Lloyd Wednesday night Maurce Couve de Murville of i proposals for a German peace that he will make a new stab at France and Heinrich von Breni settlementwill continue possibly J getting Communist Poland and Homer City Legion party tonite tano Germany appeared until the end of the week Czechoslovakia admitted to 57 over 200 Early Biri less anxious to get mea OB the conference The Western the foreign sions everything that inside the conference pwn if immediately reported to newsmen by press officers for the delega tions Only about a dozen men See W 4   

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