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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - June 22, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania TEDDY An Indiana County Newspaper That Serves Every Member of the Family iisiial number of jiris oh jthe benches will get ion struck t season Volume 262 Tw9nty City EDITION Monday Juns 22 1959 Telephone HO 55555 DUSTRY VOWS DIN STEEL TALKS 4 Y u n hsG h anassee S a G ase Top Sentence Permitted By Florida Law TALLAHASSEE Fla AP four white youths convicted of raping a Negro coed were given life prison Aentemces today by Judge W Walker Life sentences were the max imum possible under the 14 verdict of guilty with t a recommendation of mer cy The electric chair would hay e been automatic if the jurif had returned a verdict jguilty without a reconci le ndation of mercy I Kb white man ever has goue to the chair in Florida raping a Negro Jjn pronouncing sentence the wrfitehaired 54yearold jurist told tin i four he had never imposed less thipi a death sentence or life im pr Jsonment on conviction of rape The four youths paled as the entence was pronounced but hpowed no other trace of emotion JLJnder Florida law parole from a life sentence is possible after site months but lifers convicted of rape customarily scurvy at least 10 ye ars before being considered for The four drawing life sentences HUG FOR gunner Donald E Cordor 20 of Jack sonville is hugged by his Japanese wife He is recover ing in a hospital in Japan from shrapnel wounds received when his Navy patrol plane was attacked by MIG fighters over the Sea of Japan Oral Polio Vaccine r Said Entire WASHINGTON developer of an orally were William Ted Collinsworth administered live virus polio vaccine said today it has 2JJ David Ervin Beagles 18 Patjbeen proved entirely safe and highly protective in tests of Gene Scarborough 20 and SQme 4y2 million people JflMlip SrmiramirA Ifi r Stoutamire 16 See 4 Col 7 Today First Official Day Of Summer Today is officially the first day 1 summer Spring made its exit Sunday 10 minutes before midnight bowing out with plenty of sunshine and temperatures in the upper 70s and lower 80s throughout most of the state Roads to resort areas were crowded as families turned out for picnics boating fishing and other outdoor sports Surprisingly only five persons ere reported killed in accidents in Pennsylvania over the weekend second lowest death toll for a weekend this year Over the weekend of April 45 four persons died accidentally Four of the deaths occurred in auto crashes The fifth was a drowning Mr and Mrs Charles Point of Richmond were killed Sat irday when their car overturned m the Turnpike near Jeannette William J Lynch 19 of Pittsburgh was killed Sunday in a two car crash in Verona Harry J Long 29 of Sunbury was killed Satur day near Selinsgrove when his au to crashed into a telephone pole Oneyearold Deborah Grippo of Bethel Park drowned Saturday af ter falling off a pier into the Al legheny Rover at Althom She had pandered from a camp area African Women In Boycott Dr Albert B Sabin of the University of Cincinnati re ported on tests with the new vaccine in the Sbviet Union Mexico Holland Czechoslovakia Malaya and parts of the United States Dr Sabin spoke at opening ses sions of a weeklong conference called to discuss various live polio Driver Safe ln54MPH Car Crackup MOUNT VERNON Wash AP soupedup automobile hurtled out of control at 154 miles an hour shot 75 feet through the air and landed as a twisted mass of metal The driver crawled away The spectacular accident occur red during a drag race at the Bay view Airport Sunday Cars accel erate from a dead stop and at tempt to attain maximum speed in a quarter of a mjle The car driven by Richard Thomas 22 Tacoma was clocked by an electric timer at 154 miles an hour Instead of slow ing down at the end of the run the car screamed out of control as a crowd of watched Thomas crawled from the wreck age of the expensive vehicle dazed and in shock He remained conscious and is reported in satis factory condition at a local hospi tal vaccines The Savin vaccine uses live but weakened polio virus in a solution administered by mouth Dr A M M Payne chief of the endeme epidemic section of the World Health Organization Geneva said the Sabin vaccine can probably be administered at a tenth of the See Oral 4 Col 5 Check Charge Holds Man Here William Kodak 477 Philadelphia was picked up today by In diana Borough Police Chief Harry H Owens and Patrolman Charles R McAdoo on a charge of passing a bad check At a hearing before justice the peace A M Cox Kodak plead ed guilty to the charge and was confined to the Indiana County Jail after being ordered to make restitution and pay fines and costs It is reported Kodak passed a check valued at in a local store on June 13 Store Hours Here Remain Same There has been no change In store hours of members of the Indiana Merchants according to an officer of the group who made the statement in reply to several questions about summer hours Most of Indianas stores will remain open Friday nights as well afternoons They will continue to close on Saturday nights The former practice of closing on Wednesday afternoons was discontinued last year LongfsPlea For Freedom To Be Heard ROUGE AP Gov Earl K Longs new attorney Joe Arthur Sims said today the gov ernors bid for freedom from a mental clinic might develop in the courts as early as Wednesday Im kind of thinking court ac tion might be attempted by he said but I wont know until Sims an old political buddy arid onetime attorney general candi date on a Longbacked ticket in 1952 said he will see Gov Long again this afternoon He visited the ailing Long the first time Sunday at Southeast Louisiana Hospital In Mandeville the state institution where Long is confined Sims declined any comment on why the governor still wants to pursue legal action rather than seek the rest under hospital care physicians say he needs He did say he found the gov ernor in good health and good spirits but mad as the dickens That seemed natural to me after his 22 days of confinement in various mental hospitals Longs lawyer gave this com ment I dont know thats one of the things Im when asked how a constitutional provi sion might affect Longs status while in a state charitable institu tion Article eight section six says in part inmates of charitable units cannot hold office Lt Gov Lether Frazar mean See 4 Col 3 Girl Babies Arrive June 15 leys family always arrive on June 15 Mrs Bradleys mother was born on that day so was her aunt Matter of fact so was she And so was her daughter Kan dyce Larae born a week ago to day Herter Gives Long Report To President WASHINGTON Secretary of State Christian A Herter today gave Presi dent Eisenhower an hour long report on the deadlock ed Geneva foreign ministers talks now recessed until July 13 After the conference Her ter confirmed he will go on nationwide television and ra dio Tuesday night to tell the American people about the thusfar futile efforts to reach agreement with the Soviet Union regarding Ber lin and other problems Herters 15 minute broadcast starting at Eastern Standard Time will be carried live by all the major radio net works and by the NBC and CBS television networks ABCTV will carry a delayed broadcast at EST Herter said to Ei senhower in general terms and that they discussed just where we are in ease East West tensions MISS Lois Janet Piercy Miss Centre County wins title of Miss Pennsylvania Miss Piercy a brunette beauty from Springfield Delaware County became Miss Pennsylvania Saturday night she is 21years of age and de feated five other finalists from the original fieldof 24 in the competition at West Chester She will represent the state in the Miss America pageant at Atlantic City in September AP Wirephoto Miss Indiana Co Among 10 Finalists Mary Lou Tarn Miss Indiana County of placed A reporter asked about prosjamong the top ten finalists m the Miss Pennsylvania pageant pects for an eventual summit conwhich concluded Saturday night at West Chester ference of the Western heads of government with Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev That is something I just dont want to go into at the present Herter replied Then he went on to say that at no time during the six weeks of Geneva talks did the Western for eign ministers discuss with Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko the possibility of a summit meet ing That matter did not come up at all the secretary said Herter flew in Sunday from the fruitless first round of the foreign ministers meeting He said then the Soviets had revealed that their real aim is to absorb free West Berlin and keep Germany divided until they can bring the whole country under Communist influ snce U S authorities figured the best course for the West was to stand firm and see what the Soviet Union comes up with when the Geneva foreign ministers confer ence resumes July 13 That ing recessed Saturday after six weeks of deadlock Washingtons view was that Britain France and the United States had hit rock bottom in the 4 411 SAN FRANCISCO AP The concessions could offer the of i girl babies in Mrs Don C Brad See 4 Col I Four Burned To Death In Cottage Fire Wettest June On RainSoaked Miami Gets Sunshine She was one of 24 girls who sought the title in the ann ual event Winner was a 21yearold brunette from Dela ware County Lois Janet Piercy who is five feet five weighs 128 and measures 372436 was selected Saturday from a field of five finalists Lois whose home is in Spring field now will compete for Miss America honors at the annual pa geant in Atlantic City in Septem ber Actually Lois entered the con test as Miss Centre County since at the time she was a student at Penn State University She grad uated this spring and has been of fered a teaching position in the Lower Merion Township school sys tem in Montgomery County Eighteenyear old Susan Metz ger of Lewistown who was Miss Susquehanna Valley was runner up Carol Jean Willhoite also 18 of Stroudsburg who entered as Miss Pocono Mountains finished third The two other finalists were Mar garet Jean McPherson 19 of New Park Miss Greater York and Gini Lou Heine 18 of Lancaster Miss Lancaster County Woman Driver Breaks Ground GREENVILLE Pa AP A lady driving a bulldozer broke ground yesterday for a new 000 educational unit to be built by the First Baptist Church of Greenville jblocK Mrs C H Russell a member Motorist Runs Gamut Of Mishaps MINNEAPOLIS Minn AP She struck a trash burner as she turned into the alley Frightening sparks flew up around her car From then on police said Minnie G Wicklands car Hit a corner of a house tear ingoff some shingles Crashed through the front door and out the back wall of a garage Hit a corner of a nearby double garage Plowed through the side and out the front of another garage top pling it Struck a parked car in front of a fourth garage pushing it through the doors and into a boat parked inside Knocked down a fence and drove through a garden Police estimated total damage al more than They charged Mrs Wickland 42 with drunken driving She was released on bail Mrs Wickland and her husband Earl a passenger escaped injury in the series which took place Sat urday night in the alley in their MATHEWS Va Navy of the congregation and the op commander his wife and two erator a contracting business founded by her husband was at the controls of the big earthmov ipg machine that was used instead MIAMI Fla AP Rain soaked Miamians awoke to bright sunshine today and the weather man said improvement is in sight after nearly 20 inches of rain most DURBAN South Africa Police used tear gas today to dis perse about 200 African women demonstrating against municipal beer halls unch hour not far from the scene of it in the last seven days It young daughters died today as flames swept their bungalow at Miles near County A 14yearold son of the couple 3 Miners Killed OVIEDO Spain AP Three miners perished today in a fire damp explosion in a coal here Mathews of the traditional groundbreaking near Mieres Rescue I n ijjcoiuiu aim ui me cuupie enough to give this resort city sev between dashes through showers received thirddegree burns in the en consecutive days of rain and and downpours mnmino KIQTO break the record of inches set in June 1942 The rain flooded streets and lawns and left business at a stand first 21 days still western oarts of Sunday i night lx forecasters said they I oaiu uicjr Some showers are still not unusual for this time of Up to today the U S Weather Bureau logged inches of June rainfall for Miami by comparison I early morning blaze and was tak to the Portsmouth Naval Hos am y comparson r n with inches average in a GrantMBailey The victims were identified as a inches Eleven inches of this rain but not like inl Ulc SvCliC JUVC of rioting Thursday in which four weve nad for past few Africans were killed and 25 build ings burned i African women instituted a boy cott of municipal beer halls after There were broken cloud layers raiding squads wrecked illicit most Florida this morn Weather Bureau said Were getting back to the usual summer pattern monthss downpour came within year with thunderclouds comingjone 72hour period ushered in Miles and their two daught over from the Everglades another local weather freak a Mellssa o 8 and Virginia stills and cut off supplies to speak easies in the African quarters S H green jurchases Easy ewelry stamps on all terms Rogers ing including Miami but no over cast It was clear at Tallahassee the states capital 450 miles north west of Miami Thunderclouds dumped tons of water cm Miami Saturday njght i uuvkllwl lUViCU Wcaulv Miamians would appreciate a j destruptive tornado generous sunshinebreak to mow the junglelike growth off their lawns and dry out their puddle Taken to the Portsmouth hos soaked shoes Street maintenace crews could use a fairweather chance to repair potholes Drain age engineers would like to see brimming catch basins subside Merchants want to see more pro pie stroll into their shops instead of huddling under tore awnings night The sun relief roles to dry up the rain clouds Forecasters noting only 43 inches of rain fell Sunday said a decrease is likely but will be gradual Wwlnpsriav w wlc rw Wednesday pkal was DanieJ Jr The Baileys were understood to story summer home owned by Mrs Baileys family Firemen the cause of the Maze was Miami forecaster Bernie Moore nite said South Florida rain stems Hojner City Rifle party to M tfx spade hunted for 10 others Inside The Gazette BACKSTAGE Drew Pearson tells today what went on backstage during the recent Senate vote on Admiral Strauss as Commerce Secre tary See page 6 The ALLSTARS WIN Greater County AllStars the Cambria Industrial League won Sundays game against See pages 14 and 15 Feafures AUddint Lamp Hutluett Mirror Coolci 1617 Crukkuordi Editorial Nulcs Obituaries Society S SporU 1115 TVKitdiu JJ 1 World Today S See 4 Col 4 I party toaite Catholic Ceatw 262 i WEATHER Showers and scattered thunderstorms tonight Tuesday vari able cloudiness continued warm but less humid Low tonight 57 to J2 It Firms Oppose Inflationary Adjustment NEW YORK re newed management vow to resist any inflationary ad justment dimmed today any prospects of a quick settle ment of the steel industrys union contract dispute Extra significance was at tached to the comment by R Conrad Cooper because it came shortly before he was to go to Washington to see Joseph F Finnegan national director of the Federal Medi ation and Conciliation Ser vice and to dine with a group of senators Cooper is executive vice presi dent of Steel and top ndustry representative in talks with the United Steelworkers of America Both sides earlier in the day denied knowledge of a reported effort by federal officials to settle the dispute If the union has any reasonable asis in mind for a settlement we have yet to receive Cooper said following a twohour bargain ng session David J McDonald union presi dent declined to comment on whether a union offer is under consideration Asked if he saw any importance n the fact that Cooper is going to Washington with Allison Maxwell of the Pittsburgh Steel McDonald said manage ment may be dragging in poor Pittsburgh Steel a smaller firm is not one of the 12 companies represented until now in the ne gotiations r Previously Cooper and McDon ald declared they had no informa tion about the reported federal mediation effort All I know is what I read in the said McDonald We also know nothing of any such commented Cooper The current 5th graf The current threeyear contract n the basic steel industry expires eight days from now If no agree ment on a new contract is reach ed by then union members will almost certainly strike in plants that produce 90 per cent of the nations steel The negotiations which started May 5 are still deadlocked Although President Eisenhower has declared the government shall maintain an official handsoff poli cy it was learned in Washington he government was sounding out oth sides on the compromise sug estion Everything being done in behalf of the compromise proposal was very informal But the behindthe scenes activities of some govern ment officials were increasing aa the contract expiration grew clos er The industry held out for weeks See 4 Col 2 Queen Talks With Many Commoners CHICOUTIMl Que AP ueen Elizabeth II is beginning talk with workmen housewives and other people not on the offi cial reception lists for her tour of Canada She and Prince Philip are mov g through the of a meeting with President Eisen hower and the official opening of the St Lawrence Seaway Friday They are visiting aluminum paper mills and hydroelectric power plants today they have already taken a close look at oth er evidences of Canadas rapid in dustrial development including a spectacular opencut iron mine on the remote edge of Labrador Standing on the floor of that mine amid swirling clouds of red dust and fierce heat Elizabeth asked to speak with six members of a pit crew Brawny miners and truck drivers their faces caked with dust and sweat and holding hard hats under their arms chatted with her and Philip answering questions Ignoring her time schedule she remained on the floor of the mine 250 feet below ground level well after the party was due to depart See 4 I
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