Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - May 20, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania A Local Page Far Loeal j f twin First Page u Volume Indiana Pehfisylvania May 20 1959 Telephone HO 55555 Favorite Sons Backing Aids Barkley GOP Posts filled BLA1RSVILLE Republican I scraps for local offices and a town wide backing of its local candidates on the county level featured baU lotirig in yesterdays primaries at I Republicans rallied behind its two county officeseekers 1 Barkley and Paul Snyder and lgave the healthy advantages in their bids for party nominations The suport of Barkley enabled the aspirant for county commis sioner to win the GOP nomina tion to that office AlthoughSnyr der the local fire chief failed the partys nomination for asureri he netted a goqd vote here and elsewhere as a new comer to politics On the borough level most ol the voting action was confined to tlie Republican party In townwiae balloting three I school board nominees were select I ed from a field of four GOP candi I dates and W Ralph Cummings de feated his opponent Louis P More for the Republican nomina as justice of the peace Most Democratic candidates I were unopposed or the ballot was vacant and filled with write ins In the voting for the Repubucan school board nominations the win ners were Lyrih M Kelly William S Woods and Leslie C Neal Losing his bid for I the nomination was Norman B Ilitens who drew 393 tallies Cummings defeated Moreland 593 to 313n for the GOP justice of Uie peace nomination Council nominees on the Repub Hcan ticket wUl be Kenneth Cook First Ward Harry Wil son Second Ward and Joseph S Artley Third Ward Cook and Artley had opposition in their bids for borough hall seats while Wilson was unopposed he First Ward GOP count for council was Cook 73 William Et Bergman 63 and Norman F Moore 32 Third Ward coun cil results were Artley 223 Alya J 150 and Robert Forsha 109 In balloting on the county level Blairsville Republicans gave their favorite sons and Sny der whopping totals of 755 and 756 votes respectively Dem Council Race Heads HomerVoting HOMER CITY Homer City Boroughs primary election action ijMterday was confined to one ime borough council on the Democratic ticket In that battle three incumbents gained party nominations while a newcomer Steve Miller fell by the wayside Homer Democrats selected Theo dore Medvetz John L Gnibus and Ralph L Smith to face the publican nominees in the Novem ber General Election Results in that contest were dvetz 236N Gnibus WILLIAM HOEY GOP WINNERS William Hoey and Luther Williams yesterday won GOP nominations to the of fice of county auditors in the countywide primary elections Williams headed a field of six candidates with votes while Hoey pulled ballots in the Williams is an incum bent Veteran Newcomer i PITTSBURGH political veteran and a political newcomer will oppose each other for mayor ot Pittsburgh in Novemberselec AtLocolColleg Gendich To Receive Alumni Unit Award Michael Gendich president and general manager of Manor Industries of Detroit Michigan has been named recipient of the sixth annual Alumni Gen Alumni Association of the State Teachers College In diana v Mr Gendich will be awarded the titation at the Indiana State Teachers College Alumni Luncheon at noon May 23 at John Sutton Hall Dining Room in Indiana Mr Gendichs citation is for dis tinguished service toward the at tainment of the high ideals and standards for which the college at Previous winners of the citation for service include Agnes Sligh Turnbull industrialist Carl S Weyandt movie actor James Stewart businessman and merchant James S Mack and Mr and Mrs iWard Cv Johnson former teacher and distinguished A member of the graduating class of IMS from the college at Indiana Mr Gendich is now president and general manager of Manor of De troit Michigan He has held this position since 1956 From 1940 to 1955 Mr Gendich vice president and general manager of Ryan Industries of Detroit Michigan Pridrto that he worked as a tool designer and engineer with the Detroit Trans mission Division For a five year period following graduation from Indiana he served as a science and geography teacher and football coach at Moon Town ship High School near Pittsburgh He served as private tool design and engiiteering and took additional work from the Univers ity of Pittsburgh and Pennsylvania State University From 1949 to 1955 he was a member of the United States Air Force Service Team rep resenting small business at Air Force Symposiums He is a mem ber of the American Society of Tool Engineers During his college days at Indi ana Gendich was an all around athlete and rates among the time athletic greats at the Indiana State Teachers College The son of Mrs Michael Gendich1 of Grandview Heights KridlerGOP Choice For i Clymer Board CLYMER Ralph Kridler de feated Samuel Langham for the Republican nomination to the Cly mer Borough School Board in the lone contest at the tions Kridler bested his opponent by an unofficial count of 20052 and will oppose John A Madison the Democratic nominee at the No vember General Election All other candidates were unop posed Nominees for council include JohnPetrick Martin Ji Dalton and Dominic Morocco on the Democratic slate and James Jar vie Norman Richardson and pos sibly Mike Stefan on the GOP tick I Stefan and Dalton each received four writein votes for the third GOP council nomination HAROLD McCORMICK Citizens Reject Bid t To Legalize Sale Of Liquor In Community here who like a snort ocea ionallyovill have to confine their imbibing to beer or travel eyond the borough limits Voters yesterday turned down a bid to permit the sale if whisky within the borough by a 227 to 141 count It marked the second time ui four years that Saltsburg voters have defeated a proposal to approve the sale of liquor n the county was 252 to 178 The community permitsthe sale of beer The local option issue featured the voting in the May primaries Party nominees for council in clude W Michael Bechtel Frank Nelmes and Harry Buell on the Elderton Farm GroupToMeet Republican ticket and Glair kinson Paul Baker and Ernest Barton for the Democrats Candidates were unopposed in most offices In the heated maries Saltsburg Republicans bakced J W Everett and Frank Barkley for county ccfmmissioners Paul Snyderv for treasurer and in cumbent J Murray Buterbaugh for district attorney MICHAEL GENDICH uon t Just as expected State Sen Joseph Barr who doubles as state Democratic won his mayoralty nomination Tuesday J And jijst the Alle gheny County Democratic organi zation nominated each of its en dorsed candidates for all Pitts burgh and Allegheny County Paul B Reinhold won the GOP nomination ifpr mayor 7 Barr a protege Aof Gov David Jeannette Gendich is mar ried to the former Mary Kelley of Indiana Mr and Mrs Machael Gendick II have three children Judith aged 21 Michael III agetl 19 and David Lawrence Incumbent Judge Must rossLine seeking to corn two of the Lawrence and plete the final Lawrence term old John J a pipnsulting engineer With almpsi complete returns Barr polled votes to for Gerlaeh f a indus trialist who never before sought 246 Smith 201 and Miller the losing candidate 138 All other local candidates on both the Republican and Demo cratic ballots were unopposed Richard Watson Gets Fellowship ichard W School Indiana has been awarded a university fellowship in bacteriology at the University of Michigan according to a release from the Ann Arbor Michigan school The fellowship is for graduate work at the University of gan Funds for the award are Reinhold rialist public polled votes far the Republican mayoralty nomination Albert water heating contractor received 559 Dist Edward Boyle seek ing reelection won the Demo cratic nomination by polling 6Q4 votes to for Atty Louis Glasso be opposed in November by Atty John Snee who received to for Atty Ben Haseltine Jr and 25 526 258 for Atty Francis Fisher John J led the field of five nMijm on the Demo 1 His running mate 0 McClelland d through special appropria is by tlie Board of Regents en dowment funsds and donations by friends of the University ing to Ralph A Sawyer 4fan of the Greaduate School Recipients are selected by thj Orsduate School Executive Boar4 on the ba sis of applicants high scholastic standing and promise of work Ufce classified trading post Buy tad thjcugb reading them daily for cratic tick Pproner was close Walker seeking of ieasily won Flirty GOP popped pthe nQnjination From Red China HQNG SONS AJ Thirty seven refugees escapee Tuesday from China to Macao during a storm The Truth said the refugees hsrtjw craft vim wok shelter in SOMERSET Pa umbent judge whp is a lifelong epublican must run as a Demo Minor Accidents Listed Here A truck and car collided this morning at oclock near the Curry Run Church on Route 422 of Indiana according to State Police from the Indiana substa It is reported a truck operated by R S Henry 72 Apollo ran in to the rear of a car stopped on thehighway Operator of the car was report ed to be Bennie Shoop 50 Shel octai There was no report of any in juries Damage to the car was esti mated at The truck was not damaged Another accident is reported last night at oclock about five miles south of Strongstbwn on Leg islative Route 32027 State Police said a car operated by William E Ash 17 Homer City RD 2 swerved to nyss hit ting another vehicleand struck a mail box v Marion Center In Dead Heat0 MARION CENTER Marion Center Republicans yesterday split their votes in even fashion in balloting for council nomina tions at the primary elections Marion Harmon John W Rowe nd Hannible Bclardinclli each recieved 111 votes while four candidates tied for the fourth nomination Candidates for most local of iftces were unopposed on both Complete TV and theater cov erage carried daily in the Gazette ELDERTON The monthly meeting of the Elderton Young Farmers will be held in the Voca tional Agriculture Room of the El derton Joint High School on Wed nesday 8 evening May 20 1959 at The program will be on Grain All farmers are invited to at tend Refreshments will be served Follow the local state1 and na tional Sports scenes through the sports section of the Indiana Eve ning Gazette r DEE MILLER DEMO CHOICES In the only contest on the Democratic ticket in yesterdays county primaries incumbents Harold McCormlck and Dee Miller easily defeated newcomer Francis Harper for the partys nominations as coun ty commissioners Blackbird Gone DETROIT AP Blackie the Belle Isle Zoos famed talking blackbird is missing Blackie is an Myna bird with yellow markings onjthis head IMo Molly Ann Has The Head line News Molly Ann has the hat that flatters by emphasising apretty profile These bright new designs in rayon ribbon and straw that do the nicest things for your cottonsWd styles in aiid black at JONATHAN LOGAN DRESSES f TO WEAR AND WEAR EVERYWHERE rat in November if he wished to emain on the bench V That was the sivuatipn confront ng Judge Thomas It Lansberry oday in die wake of one of the losest judicial primary elections county hfstory Lansberry lected as a Republican 10 years go filed as a candidate in both iarties as he sought nomination o a second term in Common Pleas Court Complete returns showed he lost he Republican nomination to ihartes H Coffroth youthful Somerset attorney The vote was to Two other candi dates Dist Atty Frank Qrban and a former district attorney M Matthews trailed far be nnd There is no report of any dam age to the car Select Four At Plumville PLUMVILLE Four candidates yesterday were given Republican nominations for seats in Plumville Boroughs primary election Nominees and their votes on the GOP ticket include Laughlin 77 I B Clyde K Moore 74 and Clark Lujkehart 80 Robert Shiremen candidate for constable drew 32 tickets 04 the Democratic ticket as well as 17 writeins on the Republican side The borough heavily registered in favor of the Republicans sup ported J W Everett and Harvey FayetteDA Loses Out UNIONTOWN Pa Atty Joseph Kovach lost out in his bid for renommation in a ma jor upset in Fpyette Countys Democratic primary Tuesday Complete returns gave Kovach votes compared with for Atty John R Hoye county solicitor who was backed by the Democratic organization Four years ago Hoye also ran against Kovach under similar cir cumstances but was beaten Ko vaoh a former state commander of the Veteransof Foreign Wars went on to an easy victory in the general election as Fayette Coun ty is heavily Democratic Judge Edward Dumbauld ap pointed to the Common Pleas Court bench two years ago won the Democratic nomination for a Chester Mefull 10year term His Republican 69 opponent in will be Atty Wade Newell who captured the GOP nomyiaJiqn In the Democratic race for county commisBJpfler cha William J GraJtara who heads the sounty eo tee was renojnmted for another also term in a running mate battle his incumbent G A Orr in the empty commission balloting and W Thomas loss to Michael Karolcik 1 Malcolm for district Attorney I mer commissioner Emerson Work tuffered an upset a for These Jonathan Logan fashions wouldnt dream of languishing in a closet They keep busy all summer because they are so pretty so so be coming to your wonderful junior figure Easy to care for too in their carefree drip dry fabrics They come in luscious pastels and whites JUNIOR SIZES 9 to 15 to Now choose the Jonathan Logan dresses youd like to wear They ire beautiful new styles to be wom now for graduation and right thm the summer Ml
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 145+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.