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   Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - May 28, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania                                An Indiana County Thut Every Member of the Family TEDD A ong whfeti the to Wittts something EDITION Ibluma 242 Gives Up To Police TITTSBURGH escaped convict sought hi an illnight manhunt for the slay ingof s a sheriff stumbled ironi his iiiding place in a wooded section at dawn today and meekly surrendered to police Gray haired 50 year old m Butler was still wear the handcuffs with which tie was manaoled when he broke from a moving police ar on afternoon after the shooting of Sheriff James K Lauer 52 of North umberland County Pa WearingNa muddy white Tshirt and soaking wet blue trousers Butler stumbled out of a foggy pded area just as a posse of iut 150 policemen prepared to hhim out When Butler emerged from his hiding place with his arms held up in surrender scores of police men and newspaper photograph ers and reporters rushed down the hillside and coverged on him He remained Later however when a poliec man asked Butlerif he knew what A did the convict replied Well I guess hes Butler also said he was sorry for what he did police said He protested that he had not meant I to kill and called the sheriff a 1 friend of He was taken to a spot where he I hid for nearly 14 hours a I wooded area located in a marshy area at the foot pf a slope llger to the Allegheny County Jail Iwe He didnt See WeeklyPage 4 Col f Summit Depends Oh Geneva Talks WASHINGTON Eisenhower today told Soviet For eign Minister Andrei Gromyko measure of progress must be made at the present Geneva East IWest talks if the Soviet Union wants a summit meeting Eisenhower so expressed him self during a 30minute White I House meeting with Gromyko and tjie American British and French rriare House Unit Cuts Funds On Bomarc WASHINGTON AP Saying it wanted to force top level i settlement of missile rows the House Appropria tions Committee cut today from a favorite Air Force proj ect the Bb Army a rivaHn many missile fields got a extra money to devel opment of a against intercontinentar bal listic missiles Bomarc the Air Force anti aircraft sufferedCa reduc tion of more than a third sof the sum requested The committee vbted to give the Army the ful 95 million dollars it asked for its competing1 NikeHercules antiair craft missile The committee report made public today said the Bomarc cu was made in a further effort to focus attention upon the necessity for an early decision on the air tmissile lions off dolla the report said moneylWV fij Ifflbign ministers Gromyko without commenting on Eisenhowers call for progress described the session as a very I pleasant and useful French Foreign Minister Mau rice Couve de Murville and British Foreign Secretary Selwyn Lloyd described Gromykos comment as a tripartite 7thus saying in light humor that this also their comment Pictures show John Butler mopients after Sheriffs Pal Gives Version OfSlaying Editors S h a m o k Merlin Diehl 40 of n was accompanying Sheriff James R Lauer of North umberland County Wednesday on a trip bringing John Butler 50 to the Western Penitentiary at Pitts burgh f Fifteen miles north of Pittsburgh Lauer was slrot to death and Butler fled into a swamp where he hid all night be fpre surrendering early today Thisis Diehls story of what hap pened By MERLIN D1EHL As told to Art Ciervo of The Associated Press PITTSBURGH were a formal statement read to coming down a Route 19 hill in roup Fueds OKs Funds WASHINGTON a blast at Pentagon rival ries confusion and the House Appropriations Committee today recommended innewfunds ly operational mate sources had reported tha sident EisenKower wants quick recommendation on whic fissile should be kep as a antiaircraft weapons Eisen hower reportedly instructed Sec Defense Neil H McElro Up the decision with soli evidence The House committee recom newsmen by his press secretary I James C Hagerty Eisenhower expressed hope that the Geneva I meeting would lead to a better approach to the solution of the problems that confront us in Eui Hagwty said the President stressed the need for peaceful so lutions to the problems of Ger s future and other issues being debated He added See Page 4 Col heavy rain when John Butler lurched from the back seat and r e i c h e d between Sheriff Jim Lauer and myself He grabbed a gun that was under some news papers on the front seaU As soon as Butler got the gun the sheriff said John dojit do Then he grabbed Butler by the arm Let me go or Ill kill Butler See 4 Col S Successful Flight In Nose tone CAPE CANAVERAL Fla monkeys return ed alive today from a space ride in the nose cone of an Army missile The Army announced that joth monkeys were recovered alive from compartments in the nose cone of a Jupiter missile fired from Cape Cana veral The rocket had climb ed to an altitude of 300 miles md flown at speeds up to 000 miles per hour The little female monkeys named Able and Baker are he first living c r e a t u r e s known to have ridden into pace and come back alive The feat represents a major breakthrough in the effort to put a orbital flight Scientists said instruments at tached to the monkeys showed they suffered little ill effect from the stresses of blastoff and weird experience of weightless ness Only the bare that the monkeys survived was contained in the initial report ceived bylJJxe Army fr Pa Senate Reenates Gas Transfer Tlxes HARRISBURG The Senate today gale a final j approval to reenactment of gasoline and realty transfer ienators were present during the brief session All of measures must be retujfned to the House for the Defense Department In cutting from the amount requested by President Eisenhower for the year starting July 1t the com mittee told the Army and Air Force to cease bickering over who has the best missiles called for a general tightening up on defense operations and spoke of a growing Soviet mili tary threat On the face of its action it sided with the Army in its missile war with the Air Force by boosting Army funds and cutting Air Force Massive For Dulles Harvey Haddix the Pirates per fectgame pitcher has nothing over Joe Saffron Homer City and Dave Wagner Indiana High money for missiles It approved funds to strengthen the Strategic Air Command to rh u shore up the Navys antisubma WASHINGTON bodyirine warfare and to ex pedite work on atomic airplanes It disapproved the Presidents plans to reduce the strength of the National Guard and the re serve forces but went along with his figures for active military its final resting place Wednesday iii a massive official ceremony seldom matched the history of this country Hundreds of officials and many from abroad watched as Dulles casket was committed to manpower It refused the Navys Saffron and Wagner yesterday recorded one of the true rarities of baseball a doubleno hitter Both Saffron and Wagner fashion ed the dream games in a Tri Cofjhty contest here but Lamar High won through a sequence of unfortunate circumstances for the Indiana pitcher The final score was 1 to 0 in a game called at the end of five innings because of rain Lamars lone run was tallied in the first inning when the Wildcats shortstop Jim Hatter was hit by la pitched ball stole both second request and third and then raced home a simple grave on a hillock in for million dollars to build a on a fielders choice quiet National Ceme See DullestPage 4 CoL 5 new aircraft carrier See House 4 Col 4 Complete details may be founc in the sports section the mended for the Army some of the to expire Sunday dollars See House 4 Col n M The biUs were approved unahiniously although HaddixFeat Duplicated By 2 Here C I bcale Change For Surplus The Indiana County Commission ers today announced that there has een a slight increase in the month y income scale allowed for per sons wishing to receive surplus for receiving sur fcods Indiana County residents who were just over the maximum in come allowed plus foods should inquire in per son at the commissioners office in the courthouse to see if they are eligible under the new higher income allowance Changes generally range from ten to 40 dollars per month ac cording to the number of depen dents The House suspended sessions Tuesday for restof the weejc due to the death of Rep Allen Gibson not approved a conference comit tee report on the transfer levy All that is required on the other measures however vis for Rep H G Andrews House speaker to sign them in the presence of the other members The measures then will go to Gov Lawrence for his signature Two cents of the fjvecentagal lon gasoline tax is due to expire Sunday The one per cent ralty See Pa 4 Col 7 Church Services Parades and Programs Highlight Observance V Set Varied Day Services In County Memorial Day services Saturday continuing a tradition shared by most of the nation since the time f the Civil War Church services oon Antigua 92 minutes after Jupiter yvast firfcd Technicians explained that the delay was file result of the need to undo a mechanical maze in opening the passenger compart ment It had been known through radio signals from the nose cone that the monkeys were alive and well one minute before their the water But for the last minute signals failed an occurrence not at all unusual as a space rocket drops below the horizon Both animals are alive and perfect with no the Army announced hours after the launching One important scientific check failed because of telemetry diffi Sce 4 Col 1 No Gazette On Saturday The Indiana Evening Gazette will not publish Saturday because of the Memorial Day holiday Complete news of the weekend will be included in Mondays edi tion Inside The Gazette GRAPUAT10N A special graduation story appears in place of the Boyle column today on 6 Read Modns column about this special school DOUBLE Indiana andLaura Lamar appeared in double nohitters Sea details on sports page 18 Other sports on page 19 Other Features Aladdins Lamp Mirror Comics M ClOkfcuurds ft i Editorial i Mulct 1 Obltuitrlcti 4 Sports TVKatlio World Today in 18lH IS 11 Indiana County will pause for will deliver the Memorial Day City American two of the speakers at the Plumvilles annual celebrationwill be held in the high school dress during ihe program begini Commander Davis announcedClymer High School band will lead will include services and a parade Jacob J Hobaugh Ford City h e parad e will be gin at 230 Ith6 Parade Little Leaguers in the morning and a baseball well known civic and patriotic ning at Music for the program will be j It will assemble on Hard WEATHER Mostly cloudy warm and humid tonight and Friday with scat tered thundershowers mostly in the afternoon or evening High both days in the lower 80s Low tonight 58 to 64 through community game in tne afternoon and eveleader will be the speaker the parades and programs will be featured Satur day in all parts of the country in Iory of the dead addition to the prepared com munity services hqupring the war dead many families will pause for a moment to remember loved ones with visits to community family cemeteries played by the Indiana Joint High School Band and the Benjamin Franklin pementarySchooJ Band Rev Harold Lillie pastor of the Indiana Christian church will direct the singing Wreaths will be placed honor ing the war dead from the Revolu tionary War through the Korean The services will be followed by ning Following the services games Memorial Day Flowers 1 cams I Cemetery Lights Johns Jewelrv son St near the Homer City Mea at the Little Dr Frank Lawrence pastor of and a festival will be held in E Pike Gift Shop 716 Phila St 242x morial Field League field the Graystone United Presbyterian community An outdoor dance will The parade will go north 09 In Burnside annual services of Indiana will deliver held at 9 in Williams Store plan to attend Car Drawing at Plan to attend Car Drawing at Main St and west on Church held at the JQOFCemetery at 10 The parade willparking area Fair View Friday evening View Friday evening May to the old cemetery were the me2 morial program will be conducted Music will be furnished by the Laura Lamar High School Band lot low at 11 Rev George Moreth pastor of Plumvilles entry in the Greater the First Baptist Church of Glen Indiana County Baseball League Campbell and Rev John E Stebwill meet Lucernemines in a The program is being sponsored 29th M by Elderton Post 918 of the Ameri can Legion M 242x S green stamps on all Special Memorial Day services purchases Easy terms In Indiana the program in Me morial Park is sponsored jointly by the Veterans of Foreign Wars and conflict An address by Homer Amer Mr Davis urged all civic and servbins pastor of the Christian and game A grand drawing will are scheduled in Marchand by the Jewelry ice arouos to take Dart and all Missionary Alliance Church of be held at the Plumville park at Marchand Evangelical United Notice Eagles Rogers Dance Saturday May 30th Music tfx by Jet 243x Evangelical Brethren Church Principal speak jean Legion Post 493 Commander Kenneth Davis and the placing of wreaths will highlight the Memori Post 19S9 American Legion Post al Day program Saturday in 141 and Disabled Arnerieaa VeterCity at the old cemetery tiK The program and plans for the Strawberry Festival 1st Strawberry Festival 1st Meth church lawn Fri May 29 48 242x Utorney Gilbert S ParneU Sr parade in charge of the Horn past members are to attend in unijBurnside will be the speakers i rhlirh Pri Mau fir rhurrh form The Harmony Joint High School Final pJaus have been at the program will Fri May Clymer a parade and seivjbaad will provide the music for Eldertons Memorial Day parbe J W Tiny Everett of Indisae ra ices at the Little League Field are Veterans ol all wars are and ana Dr Jaraes p Good Daytonj Paj strawberry 1st I scheduled by officials of the Littleto participate and hpnor the dei The parade will begin at Armagh will hold its Memorial jannounces nis Office wiu open Church lawn Fri May 29 In League parted officials of Glen p m and will be followed by serDay services on Sunday Rep WilMonday Wednesday and if rain 242x County Commissioners Dee MilCampbell Burnside and Cherry vices at the Cemetery at 2 G Buchanan of Indiana willjby his assistant starting June jler and Harold McCormick will Legion posts emphasized the evcut of rain the servicesbe the speaker 244xi Eagles Party tonjte Thurs tfab r   

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