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   Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - June 11, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania                                f wftt be cycbg a lot of new brides this month The groom Will also be there Aft Indiana Cmmi Newspaper That Serves Every Member of the Family Volume 253 Twentyeight Pages EDITION Indiana Pennsylvania Thursday June I U 959 Two Sections Sevan Canti USW REJECTS STEEL Heat Wave Simmers County a Longest Hot Spell Of Season The longest extended hot period of the summer season has Indiana Countians doing more than just talking about the weather Pools and ye olde swim min hole have been the targets for many countians who want relief from the hot humid air that has been in fcthis district for nearly a week Owners of gardens and lawns have had to drag out the watering equipment to refreshen the ground with moisture for plants and grass A new high for the season was reached yesterday when the mer cury soared to a high of 97 in In Borough at 5 This was the highest recorded in this areasince Sat r June 6 a high of 96 was recorded 4 The lack of any slfnificanj ment of air gave no promise of relief Todays forecast shows a chances of scattered show ers and thunderstorms A high pressure area centered in the Carolinas has been respohs jble for the unchanging weather here A old front is moving from the midwest weather bureau vetos expected tbat this will the high pressure area into the Atlan tic today The approach of the low pres sure system is bringing the pos sibility of storms from the south and southwest Creekbeds and streams in this are reported low and dust dry fields is easily seen on windows and automobiles A slight movement of air today gives promise of a chance of relief YQUTtt ACCUSEDThomas Hannigan 19 of Amherst OI me strangulation si jng of his sweetheart Joan Julian 18 also of Amherst enters Northampton District Coifct A plea of not guilty was entered Polite say the murder occurred after he failed to dissuadethe girl from entering the Marine Corps next week i AP Wirephofo i T m f CaWOMillion Herter Gromyko In Talks GENEVA AP U S Secretary of State Christian A Herter met with Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Sromyko today to find out if there is any basis for contin uing negotiations for a Berlin agreement Taking the lead for the West in the Big Four nego iations Herter met with Gromyko after consulting with his Western colleagues Herter had talked for 30 min utes with Foreign Secretary Sel wyn Lloyd of Britain French For eign Minister Maurice Couve de Murville and Ambassador Wil helm Grewe of West Germany Gromyko showed some signs of Willingness to lower his price for ending the Soviet threat to West Berlin temporarily Herter and his colleagues had to find out however whether Gromyko was willing to lower the price enough to give further nego tiation reasonable hope of agree ment They were completely opposed to accepting the Soviet suggestion for a oneyear deadline on a Ber lin Russians icould use prolong t BackDated Pardon Saved Hoodlum WASHINGTON Sen ate Rackets Committee received testimony today that a pardon back dated by John S Fine then governor of Pennsylvania saved Pittsburgh hoodlum John S La Rocca from deportation Committee Investigator Pierre Salinger testified that Fine grant 4d the pardon Nov 27 1954 Just 17 days before Salinger testified the Immigration and Na turalization service had complet ed hearings showing LaRocca was subject to deportation Salinger swore that Fine dated the pardon back to May 19 1954 and that this invalidated the en tire deportation proceeding Salinger said the deportation proceedings had been based on TOaRoccas conviction on charges of aggravated assault and battery and theft of automobile license plates New Serum May Save Jots Life PAWTUCKET AP Michael Scully aged 7 months who received an injection of a new serum for a usually fatal w disease was given a good chance presidential nomination today of pulling through would simply say Oat no de Longobardi at Pawjcisons have been made with re tucket Memorial Hospital said it gard to the 1960 campaign Nixon was still too early to say definitely told newsmen I will Ay that Leonard Hall is a good friend of HARRISBURG AP Senate Republicans disclosed today they have found a minimum of 40 million dollars that san be slashed from Gov Lawrences proposed budget for the next two years Sen George B Stevenson RClinton said the figure could go as high as 60 millions depending on further GOP policy decisions which he said may be reached at a party conference Sunday night That 40 millions is a firm he told The Asso ciated Press It may go as high as 60 millions dollars We still have some policy decisions to Stevenson declined to pinpoint the areas where the proposed cuts can be made i House Speaker H said in Advance of the disclosure that opposition to taxes isnot on sound ground They have either failed to see or dont admit the necessity of certain Andrews said in an interview If they would give us a figure and say that is all you need new legisla tion I would say that is a logical the Cambria County Democrat declared adding But I dont believe them They talk of a reckless budget that is 100 million dollars in ex cess of needs I dont know by what political rule of thumb they See 4 Col 4 Low ISTC Boiler Plant Bids Given HARRISBURG Gen eral State Authority Wednesday received these unofficial low bids for construction of a new wing to a boiler plant at Indiana State Teachers College General construction 0 H Martin Pittsburgh heating Commercial Construc tion Erie plumbing W R Davies Pitts burgh Electrical Mill creek Electric Construction Erie The GSA awarded a con tract for test borings for a new dining hall and kitchen building at Edinboro State Teachers Col lege to the Lake Drilling Cleveland No Decisions Nixon NonCommittal On Hall As Manager Plant Blast Kills 2 In Tamaqua TAMAQUA Pa ex plosion in dynamite mix house of the Atlas Powder Co today killed two jhen and injured three one critically A company spokesman said the blast occurred about 6 in one of several fmall brick buildings where ingredients are used to make for dynamite sticks The two mf n killed were in the mix house at the time of the ex plosion The seriously injured man was just entering the building The dead were identified by the firm as John T Litsch Tamaqua 29 father of and Robert H Wheeler 47 Haven married and with one child At a hospital in critical condi tion with and injuries of the chest andface was Charles De Wire 26 Tanmqua married and father of two The company located in the Pennsylvania anthracite area em tures The NEW YORK Presi dent Richard M Nixon was non committal today on a report that Leonard Hall former Republican national chairman will manage Nixons campaign for the GOP a said the boy seemed to be a little more alert today and was taking more food indicating a general improvement in his condi tion A Washington dispatch in the New York Mirror today said Hall had accepted a request from Nix on to manage the campaign w Dr Longobardi added that the It said the announcement was serum flown here from to have been delayed until fall Denver on Tuesday ap peared partly responsible for the improvement of the boy who is suffering from eczema vacciaa but emergence of Rockefellerfor president clubs had prompted the Nixon forces to ask Hall to get Nixons campaign started imme diately Nixon talked with newsmen on arriving from Washington to join Gov Nelson A Rockefeller his possible rival for the nomination in attending ceremonies marking the 350th anniversary of the dis covery of the Hudson River Nixon told questioners he be lieves the Soviet attitude has dimmed the hopes of some prog ress at the foreign ministers con ference at Geneva Nixon was accompanied here in a Military Air Transport Service plane by his wife and their two children Patricia 13 and Julie Also participating in the anni versary ceremonies were Gov Robert B Meyner of New Jersey and Mayor Robert F Wagner of New York Democrats who have been mentioned as possible nomi nees for the presidency mix houses are separated from other buildings by earthen walls Dulles Death Reason Says Adenauer a future blockade It was understood that the meth od of approach was to try to deter mine whether there were elements in Western proposals on Berlin and in the unacceptable Soviet package plan of Wednes day which could be pulled out to provide a hopeful new basis for continuing the talks here Failing this an early collapse of the conference was a serious possibility Gromyko denied Western charg es that the Soviet proposal is a takeitorleaveit ultimatum jOther Soviet spokesmen said oneyear deadline is negotiable 4nd indicated the Soviets might 4gree to a longer period of West ern occupation Soviet Deputy See 4 Col 3 Incinerator Claims Three ND Children RAY chil dren burned to death Wednesday n a trailer camp refuse burner into which they apparently crawled while at play The victims were RodneyBren den 5 his Debra 3 and Larry Dean Slater 5 Sheriff Leroy Lutz said investi gation indicated either that the cuiuuitciie area u j ploys about and a fire ln the riiroc metaJ cylinder with matches or hat dying embers started the fa tal blaze The children were missed about and found about an tiour later The incinerator made of an old steam engine boiler is about 12 feet high and three feet in di amter A door opens into one side The burner is about a half block from the nearest trailer It was a windy day Lutz said and cries BONN Germany AP Chancouldnt have been heard Parents of the dead children live in the trailer court The Slater boys parents discov cellor Konrad Adenauer said to day one reason why he changed his mind about seeking the less powerful post of president was the ered tne bodies while hunting for death of John Foster Dulles j their boy The Slaters who have The 83yearold chancellor told another boy 3 came here from a tumultous session of Parliament Gushing about a year ago he thought with the death of the The Brenden childrens parents secretary of state he should jMrand Mrs Loren Brenden op retain his powerful Chancellors a service station in Ray job to insure continuity of Western It was possible the sheriff said policy in these critical days tne children had crawled into the Socialist Leader Erlich Oldenburner and that the wind hauer argued that Adenauers realdoor shut reason was that he wanted to population 750 is in west hold on to power under all cirem North Dakota 40 miles east of Williston Adenauers retort was that the whole process was completely Deans Restaurant 533 Phila St democratic as he had presented iwi11 close for employees vacations his position for party amWUl v ment Mon June i5 at 6 255x ua i P Used Cars Coital Motors Bar Eagles Paity towte Thurs gains galore 258x OFFER BUT HER FEELINGS ARENT HURT Actress Kim Novak waves for photographers as she arrives at Idlewild Airport yes terday after a 30days European tour She told newsmen how she got a threeinch bruise on her left calf It happened in my hotel in Munich June she said I slipped on the slippery floor and my calf hit the bedframe and I bellyflopped into the She discounted reports of a romance with Gary Grant AP Wirephoto Ruling Forces Hoffa Overture Quickly Vetoed NEW YORK AP steel industry has made an overture quickly rejected by the the indus try drop its insistence on a oneyear wage freeze if the union would make specific concessions on other contract terms That leaves the United Steelworkers of America and the industry still deadlocked less than three weeks from a strike deadline The industry proposed eight ontract changes which it laid would increase efficiency and reduce waste R Conrad Cooper chief indus try negotiator and executive vice president of the Steel said union acceptance of the pro posals would generate new eco nomic progress which could be shared fay the employes the stock holders and the Immediately after industry ne gotiators made the proposal Wednesday USW President David J McDonald turned it doVn and called it industrial If industry continues to insist upon this illconceived McDonald told newsmen such insistence can have but one pur pose That purpose is plan For reasons of their own the leaders of the industry want to force a shutdown in The threeyear contract in the industry expires June 30 If no agreement a newcontract is reached by then union See Col 1 By NORMAN WALKER WASHINGTON AP James R Hoffafaces an un happy choice today Either way his continued rule of the big Teamsters union is in jeopardy Under a new court order Hoffa must either lead a thorough cleanup of his union or face a possible jail sen tence for contempt If the toughtalking Hoffa espouses reform bringing dsiciplinary and ouster proceedings against some of his clos est lieutenants as ordered he loses support of key men who belped him move to the unions top job If Hoffa continues to balk at union reforms only recently he said there was no Teamsters cor ruption to bound to run into toils of the federal courts that is the dilemma facing Hof fa 46 as the result of a Court of Appeals ruling Wednes day The court held unanimously that Hoffa and his union the na tions largest claiming members must knuckle down to reforms recommended by court appointed monitors Obedience to reforms may in clude a union investigation of charges against Hoffa himself The monitors have been holding off a batch of charges brought by union members against Hoffa until mon itor enforcement powers were See 4 Col 5 ClymerMan Charged In Car Thefts Gilbert Lee Swartz 22 Clymer has been charged with burglary and larceny involving motor ve hicles by the Indiana Borough Po lice and ordered held for court He pleaded guilty today before Justice of the Peace A M Cox According to the local police Swartz was apprehended early Wednesday morning in the 400 block of Nixon Ave when resi dents reported seeing him enter a parked car When Sergeant John Zbur and Patrolman T Claude Davis arrived Swartz had moved to a second car and was trying to en ter it The police apprehended Swartz after a chase Swartz had removed a card case from the first car police said Swartz previously was confined for carrying a concealed weapon and furnishing intoxicating bever ages to minors Stocking Rainbow Lake Sat morning June 13th Ernest Inter section 254x Used Cars Colonial Motors Bar gains galore 258x Banks To Close On Flag Day All Indiana banks will close next Monday June 15 in observance of Flag Day a spokesman said today Most banks in Indiana County will also close that day which is a legal holiday in Pennsylvania Stocking Rainbow Lake Sat morning June 13th Inter section 254x Inside The Gazette DREW PEARSON Queen Elizabeth outdoes late grandfather in deportment says Drew Pearson See column on editorial page 6 ZBUR LEADS Alex Zbur leads the Greater County League batters See details on sports pages 18 and 19 Other Feafures AUddlui Lamp Mirror ClawifiecU Conies 24 a CrouworiU Editorial HoipiUl Obituaries 36 Society 8 8 Sports 18111 J VBadlo fi 4 World Today i WEATHER Weather fair humid and warm tonight and Friday with a chance of scattered afternoon and evening thundershowers High Friday 84 to 92 Low tonight 62 to 6B TalcesStand Ip Florida TALLAHASSEE Fla slim Negro coed testified softly to day that she begged and wept in vain while four white youths raped her repeatedly last May 2 I was begging them to let me said the girl from the witness stand where the four youths are on trial for their life I started crying and they said to shut up There wasnt anything I could do with four men with a knife and a gun but do what they said to Earlier the defense had claimed the 19yearold university fresh man made no protest and may even have consented State Atty William D Hopkins asked the girl Did you consent No sir I ididnt the girl re plied The girl whose name cannot be publicized under Florida law is a slender youngster of medium height with fragile dark features Her hair was swept up over her left brow She wore a white sleevless highnecked blouse and a black and orange checkered skirt On her left wrist she wore a watch and from her ears dangled small golden rings She testified in the soft fluid accent of her native South while her hands nervously worked a handkerchief The coed testified that while she was being raped again and again in a dark stretch of woods her assailants removed the license plate from their car before leav ing the area She added that when they left she was blindfolded and forced to lie on the floor of the car Hopkins had to ask three times before the girl consented to shift her eyes over to the defendants a few feet away and identify them Then she gave them a fleeting timid glance The four boys stared back intently at the witness dur ing her recital On crossexamination defense attorneys attempted unsuccessful ly to put in testimony regarding colored organizations they said had been active in the case The reference apparently was to the National Assn for the Advance ment of Colored People Attorney Howard Williams said to the girl We all understand that certain colored organizations have been highly helpful to your See ClaimPage 4 Col 1 S H greenstamps on all Easy term Rogen Jewelry   

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