Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - June 6, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania V Ail Indiana County Newspaper That Every Member of the Famflr Saturday Jufte I9S9 t tip with Mystery Of World B24 Wreckage lit Desert WASHINGTON AP Sahara Desert has cast up a mystery as deep and baffling as any recorded in the annals of the seas j A World War II er which had a crew of nine I has been found in the water less waste of Libya 380 miles south of Bengazi It was last seen 16 yetes ago when it took off from a LiEyan base bombing raid on Naple Italy The bomber lies there on the sand scarcely damagec preserved almost perfectly ti the hot arkl desert air It radio still is itf working order There is not a trace of the crew men who flew off on that missio in 1943 No clothing no wfitte records bottles presumably tigh ly capped were found still fille in the cabin of the plane Had th crew crashlanded in the desert and started to walk out to civiliza tion surely they would have take all available water with them I they had been killed in the land ing which caused so little damag to the plane their remains woul be there Did the crew allbail out some else as the Pentagon think is likely Then how did the plan fly on for hundreds of jnilesibje down in a soft ctf And why apparehtiydfd none of the crew survive Ruford L Moore Portsmouth See Find 2 Col 1 e empt To rain DBS MOINES launched a mass effort today to track down the person who made an unsuccessful attempt to blow up a Rock Island Rocket train with 20Q passengers federal state and toun ty aided by railroad de tectives were called to a meeting by Polk County Sheriff Wilbur Hihireth to pool their ideas on get ting to the bottom of the mysteri ous dynamite attack on the train Ninety nine sticks of explosive bundled into a suitcase had been placed on the tracks at the east ern outskirts of the city early Fri day The wheels of the Chicago train severed a 12foot lighted fuse in time to prevent the dynamite from exploding Hidreth came up with several theories about the motive behind the case One was that the person respon sible may have heavily insured a passenger on the train and at tempted this means of collecting Another was that it might have been a crank with a grudge the railroad Officers also considered the pos libility that some person with an unbalanced mind had plotted the episode with careful checking on the train schedule 48 Believed Dead In Brazil Crash AO PAULO Brazil death toll in the collisionof two commuter trains here mounted to 48 today police said The state Pas Clinicas where most of the 100 injured were taken said the total dead may rise to 60 Police said the collision Friday Bight occurred when a signalman gave a green light to both trains running pn the same track in op posite directions YOUTH ING OF 15 HELD GIRL 3 IN SLAY Handsome Edward J Cooney 15year old honor student at a Philadel phia high school stares at camera yesterday as he awaited arraignment in the slaying of little Becky Holt7 3 a neighbor girl whose father is a University of Pennsylvania professor Police said young Cooney confessed to strangling the girl in the base ment of his home when she fought attempts to assault her A Juvenile Court judge ordered a mental test of the boy and continued the case for two weeks The judge also recommended the boys parents be given a mental examination to see if we can find out something which may have caused AP Wirephoto ScHooFCost Million HARRISBURG chief researcher for Pennsylvanias Public Instruction Department es imates that school itates share by 1969 will be ars Dr Carl D lhe statement a senate committee studying public nstruction operations He also maintained that the states total operation costs for ts schools will rise to MO in the next 10 years trtornewecks comments under the present subsidy base the of education costs Morneweck made Friday before a came considered a the Pennsyl to as the committee plan endorsed by vania State Education for ncreasing state school subsidies Chairman George N Wade Cumberland saw the proposal as an invitation to the schools aisethe cost of Sen Heijry R Propert R Montgomery questioned whether holding the state subsidy near its resent level wouldnt have the ef ect of holding down school spend But Serf Harry E Seyler ork said if the state share re mains the same in the next 10 the school districts are in rouble unless additional local axing power is The PSEA backed proposal Put the cost of education on basis in lace of the present The PSEA has estimated the post at n extra 197 milliondollars over ie governors recommendation in he 195961 biennium The Public nstruction Department has esti Cash Gone Somebody Goofed LOS ANGELES AP We are exploring every said the FBI The money cant be miss it said the police Somebody g o o f e said the Bank of America Where oh where can the missing be The two deliverymen en trusted with the armored truck from which the money vanished Thursday are not saying to a lie detector Police said they submitted vol untarily to a lie detector test Fri day and their account was veri fied Records show deliverymen Louis Weiss and Bob Kitchen loaded cash into their truck from the Bank of America vault Thursday morning Then they started on a cash at Bank of America branches and other busi ness concerns At five of the 17 stops on their route the vehicle was left un guanded for periods varying from two to five minutes But investi gators said there isnt the slight est evidence that the truck was robbed at stops the route whe the truckrojiedl up to the Bank o Americas Slauson avenue branch the money was gone The FBI said it couldnt reca such a large sum just vanishin from an armored car Agents ar checking each stop on the route If the money was delivered b accident to one of the brand banks a bank spokesman said it Shooting HEADLINES PLEASE INTEGRATION ATTORNEYS Constance Baker Motley and Walden attorneys representing 10 Negro parents who are plaintiffs in suit being tded Dxstnct Court yesterday in Atlanta aimed at forcing integration in Atlanta public schools smiles as they read headlines in local paper saying Schools AP Wirephoto AT U s w all mated it would cost ddjtionally sure to turn up soon But if went by mistake to a business con cern he added it may take a lit tie longer to find it Were insured and so are th armored truck he said Actually its their The and insured with th Federal Deposit Insurance Corp List Bids ForRoads HARRISBURG State Highways Dept Friday received unofficial low bids for 13 road re surfacing projects in these coun ties Butler Route 8 from Butler south miles blacktop sur face The Kelley Meyer Youngstown 66 from Clarion southeast 405 miles blacktop sur face Bracken Sligo 80 from Clarks burg east miles blacktop surface Burrell Construction Sup ply New Kensington 348 and 322 in BrookviUe and Westerly miles blacktop surface the Interstate Amiesite Con cordville Flowering Annual Sale starts to day thru June 12 Prices reduced Indiana Floral Greenhouse Hom er City Road 249x1 The Gazette PLUMVILLE INDIANA WIN PlumvUle and Indiana turned in victories in the Greater Indiana County League last night See pages 8 and 9 SIDE OF THU lowering Annual Sale starts to day thru June 12 Prices reduced Indiana Floral Greenhouse Horn er City Road 249x1 Deans Restaurant 533 Phila St Bill close for employees vacations June 8 Will open June 15 at 6 355x tonite Sat tfe Otter Features Ump f is t Tewn Eisenhower is spending this 15th anniversary of the Normandy landings in the rural peacefulness of this area which long ago also was scarred by wars fury The man who commanded the 1944 DDay invasion of the French Coast is taking it easy this week end at his country home It is situated at the edge of anothei famed battlefield where forces of Americas North and South foughtin 1863 The Presidents plans for golf during and for being host at the farm this evening to about 200 guests are a dramatic contrast to the nervewracking ordeal he underwent 15 years ago Now as president he has a day of a day for mem ories of the start of the campaign which smashed Europe Hiters Fortress Eisenhower came to his farm by helicopter from Washington Fri day afternoon The weather was ine as he arrived and a half hour ater he was at the Gettysburg Country Club for a round of golf But a sidden storm blew up a ew minutes he arrived and he had to wait out 35 minutes of rain thunder and lightning before he could get started His partner was retired Brig Gen Arthur S Kevins When they did get under way after the rain let up lightning still was flashing and thunder rum bling as they headed for the first green Hail had fallen two or three miles away during the height of the storm But Eisenhower was happy about a good driveand he called back to those on the tee All I want is a little dry There was no more rain and the un came out again a bit later BloirsvilleMan Sentenced For Tax Evasion Dayton Man 91 Plans Marriage DAYTON Pa Coleman 91 a AP foundry Davit owner plans to marry 82yearold Carrie Kiehl Sunday night After the pair applied for marriage license at nearby Kittan nihg Coleman with tonguein cheek commented The worlds full of women and theres no use being without one LastDitch Stand For Starkweather LINCOLN Neb ast ditch fight to save his20 yearold son Charles confessed slayer of 11 from death n the electric chair June 12 is planned by Guy Starkweather The father saved his son from electrocution June 4 with an ap eal to the federal courts that re ulted in a stay so an appeal for a writ of habeas carpus could be aken to the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals The writ was denied and late Friday the Nebraska state Su preme Court1 set June 12 as the new death date for who received the word quletly It was brought out at the fed ral court hearing that no request or a writ of habeas corpus had been fijett with the courts J he GENEVA Andrei Gromyko and the foreign f KM4VI CAAV VidgH ministers of the United States Britain and France debated the future of Berlin for two hours today Informants said they got absolutely r In a secret session at the residence of Foreign Secretary Selwyn Lloyd of Britain Gromyko stood pat on the Soviets demand that the Western powers give up jheir occupation rights in West Berliiru Lloyd Secretary of State Chris tian A Herter and Maurice Couve Canada Plans Satellite Launch PRINCE ALBERT Sask AP will launch an earth satellite in 1961 with the coopera tion of the United States Prime Minister John Diefenbaker an nounced today He said Canada is designing a highaltitude rocket which has every indication being a highly efficient research instrument and ntends to provide instruments for rockets which will be fired by the United States Officiating at the opening of a new federal radar laboratory in this the Prime Ministers home constituency piefenbaker added This is another step forward in he course of North America de fense which I announced some 18 months de Murville derstood to of France were un have told him they would never give in or compro mise on this issue Another secret meeting was set for Monday afternoon EastWest negotiations over the future of Berlin appeared stalled the end of four weeks of spar ring both out in the1 open and in private sessions Western diplomats believe So viet Foreign Minister Adrei Gromyko probably will make his rock bottom offer for a Berlin agreement and a summit meeting in the last 48 hours of the confer ence They think Gromyko is awaiting new instructions direct from Pre mier Nikita Khrushchev Gromyko said he did not plan to leave Geneva this weekend but speculation continued in the West See 2 Col 6 HAZARD Ky coal miner was killed and a lion union truck driver wounded Friday in two se arate shooting incidents in eastern Kentuckys strike torn coalfields v The miner Bobby Jenkins 25 was shot by a state rooper attempting to arrest him for shooting at another nonunion trucker The killing was the third in the bitter strike over Unit ed MineWorkers demands or a 1959 contract Earlier Friday several hunddred niper bullets whistled from the hills at nearby Sassafras into a rroup of about 15 truckers unload ng at the nonunion Joe Romeo coal ramp Wounded twice was Chester Jlair 20 He was taken to a Haz ard hospital where he was re uorted in good condition The fatal shooting happened two uiles west of Sassafrass near the Kodak Coal Co iri Perry County State police said four men be an shooting at nonunion trucker ames Maggard when he parked is coal truck at a grocery store t Kodak IVfaggards truck tires were shot ut and when he went into the tore officers five or six hots were fired into the building one was hit Maggard washauling coal to he Kodak firm operated by tamper Collins a leader in re IAI 4 istance ofyabout 700 operators demands 1 Collins said he m li court on the grounds that Charles was not adequately represented by counsel at his coun sel courtappointed made an in sanity plea That angered Stark weather Guy Starkweather who is with out an attorney said he didnt know just how he would get his application before the Lancaster District Court but I will make an application with or without an Charles Starkweathers reign of terror was in January of 1958 when 10persons were slain with gun and knife in four days He was convicted in the slaying of Bennet schoolboy Robert Jensen His girlfriend Caril Ann Fugate who was with him through the rampage was convicted as an accessory in the same slaying and sentenced to a life term Faces Court ALTOONA Pa A Gross of Lewistown faces court action here on charges of forging five checks for each Gross way ordered held for court in default of bail Fri day He was identified by four al leged victims at a hearing before Alderman Tiorowskt in Altoona Police said when titfo approached the group Jenkins fired one pistol shot at them then turned and ran for the Mils They cahased him they said See 2 Col t PennRunMan Injured In Auto Mishap PENN RUNRichard Leasure 20 Penn Run RD 2 is listed in fair condition today in the In diana Hospital with injuries he re ceived early this morning in a car accident near Penn Run He suffered a concussion abra sions of the face and a ruptured was ear drum when the car he operating overturned State Police from the Indiana substation report the injured man was operatinghis car on Route 553 near Penn Run when it went out of control on a curve ran off the road and struck a telegraph jole and then overturned on the lighway Time of the acident was listed a Damage to the car was estimat ed at Honoring Dead US Taps Roll Over Omaha Beach Today In Memory Of 44 DDay TH7ArtJ i and airmen 5 years een sentenced to 45 days nd fined for evading pay ment of some in taxes for 1953 and 1954 OMAHA BEACH France AP graves marked by simple marble he solemn notes of taps rolled crosses Alongside is another cross over Omaha Beach today in memwith the inscription Here rests iry of American soldiers sailors in honored glory a comrade in who died on DDay arms known but to Today was also a tribute to Ted Acker of Alabama and Leslie Baker of Minnesota Their names are among the engraved on the memorial Wall of the Miss ing Those whose bodies were never found or identified paced up and down the From off shore you could hear on Normandy min French residents offi representatives and relatives he dead during ceremonies marking the anniversary Wreaths District Court Judge Rabe marK78 l anniversary Wreaths a cohen on were lad and Pwers said at an U taxes toe wding beach beach trying to pinpoint the exact spot where he at on DDay as a combat engineer Green was among scores of veterans who came of the water slapping the burnedout hulls of vessels scuttled to make artificial harbors for the invasion craft Aside from a few fishermen the them with their visitj vast expanse remains deserted the scenes of their heartaches the inland reminders of the triumphs and beaches in World War II Clear jsopl tpnigbt tpw in the mid S t H Pennsylvania and Foster Nicker on all son of and an their com n a Easy terras Rogers j rades buried of the 29th Division and Njckersoa of the lsl Division fell on DDay They buried gjde by side their 1 Utah war have almost disappeared I On the bluffs above the beach Today the setting was peaceful i fjne sand has invaded the grass the rubble of war still litcovered pill boxes that sheltered the German defenders Hedge rows that provided cover i Pivisionjsecondfront assault which startedfor the Germans have e at j the Allied sweep across Europeback to jungle thickness and brought Germany to her knees Herds of grazini cwl delegation of Virginia memwithin U months stillness made U hers of the 116th Infantry par1 Mosscovered barges lie scatter ticipated wi QtlU 1IV On Omaha Beach a monument j tered the invasion coast on the was dedicated to the 116th Mani 15th anniversary of the mammoth WAmmckrtt rust i Tfae rubble of war sWl litters ed troop juarriers settle deep in the la Kni AM I i mr the historic beaches where thesand ceremonies took place Strips of steel matting used for i j aivci wiotuiiK tuf Edward Green Jrd graf ta8 improvised roads have been twist Edward Greeo Elizabeth tiy rising and failing xip tides lieve that was ever passed to be Along the 30mjle invasion coast French American aad British me morial services marked the anni versary of the assault that claimed casualties include dead
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 130 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.