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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - June 23, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania tlODY An Indiana County Newapaper That Serves Every Member of the Family u At A A a JW M Is law in his house until he tries to force EDITION rjjfolurtid Indiana June 23 Two Seven Cents 106 PRISONERS DIG FOR FREEDOM In House Passes Bill V Banning Billboards On Interstate Road HARRISBURG billboards be prohibited along federal interstate highways in Pennsylvania The House answered yes Monday night and voted 15840 to ban huge signs within 660feet of the rightofway t either side of federal interstate roads acquired since July r i Steel Leader Optimistic r956 The controversial measure designed to entitle the Com monwealth to from 5 to 10 million dollars in additional federal aid if it becomes law went to the Senate where its uture was in doubt Rep Maurice Goldstein R Allegheny led a losing fight against the legislation on the rounds it wasnt suffi c i e n 11 y ough against billboards He said the bill as now written may be oo loose for Pennsylvania to get ts share of the federal antibill pard bonus He offered ted by the make high way safety the legislative intent of the bill At present it mentions only the preservation of scenic beauty Rep Harry R Comer DPhila one of the sponsors of the bill insisted that it would meet federal qualifications and that its language See 2 Col 1 No Specific Offers Made Says Cooper WASHINGTON AP The steel industrys chief ne gotiator says he still hopes a July 1 strike can be averted despite lack of any imminent Atomic Spy Fuchs Leaves For Berlin AP spy Klaus Ftochs off ft nist East Berlin ina Polish Air lines plane today East German spokesmen in East Berlin said Fuchs would be admitted to that country Pre sumably he will go to live with his 84yearold Prof Emil Fuchs at Leipzig The 47yearold Fuchs was brought in a policeescorted carl from Wakefield Prison 180 miles from London where he had served 9 years and 3 months of a 14year sentence for spying on British and American atomic se crets for the Soviet Union He was given credit for good conduct while in prison Scotland Yards men and airport police ringed thei agreement Weve had no specific pro posal from the Steelworkers Union of a basis for settle R Conrad Cooper told newsmen Monday The union like wise contends the indus try has made no acceptable offer The industry has held to the position that any settle ment must not add to infla tion Cooper executive vice president of the Steel spoke out after meeting informally Monday with Joseph F Finnegan director of the Federal Mediation and Con ciliatioh Service The slowmoving contract talks between the industry and the steel union continue later today in New York with the expiration of the present union contract only week away Finnegan discounted reports that he Trad planned to the talks be transferred to Wash described as informal and exploratory his talks with Cooper He had met similarly a week ago with President David J McDonald of the Steelworkers Union The mediation chief said the See No Page 2 Col 2 Longs Wife Scheduled To Be Witness BATON ROUGE La AP torney Joe Arthur Sims At olainclothes SP Louisiana Gov Earl K Long QUEENLY CROSSED Elizabeth stands like a tired tourist as she watches work in the aluminum plant at with PhUip jtfatcjbing the byijPhiiipv is manager bi the Arvidarpiant Philip is wearing the tour Rural Valley Teen Held For Extortion No Retreat N Stand Stated By Sec Herter D WASHINGTON AP Secretary of State Ghristian Herter is reportedready o proclaim an Allied no re treat stand in future talks with the Soviets on the dead ocked Berlin issue Herter is to outline his views in a nationwide tele vision radio report to the Vmerican people tonight His L5minute speech will seek to explain why six weeks of in tensive talks at Geneva failed o ease East West tensions over Germanys fate The address will be carried by all majbr radio networks and by NBCTV and CBSTV at 8 p m EST A delayed telecast at p m is planned by ABCTV President Eisenhower is under stood to have approved the main points of Herters address during a White House meeting Monday With Eisenhowers full backing lie is reported ready to tell the American people 1 The United States Britain and France have reached rock bottom in the concessions they will offer the SovietUnion in order to settle the Berlin crisis 2 The Kremlin must rescind its ultimatumlike deadline for an end to Allied rule in West Berlin if a new round of foreign minis ters talks in Geneva is to avoid the same deadlock that caused them to recess Saturday 3 President Eisenhower is de termined to shun any summit meeting with Soviet Premier Ni kita Khrushchev unless the Geneva Quick Trip For Air Mail IDAHO FALLS Idaho Air mail from just across the border at Jackson reached here 23 hours and 5 minutes be fore it so said the post mark The letters were postmarked 3 June 22 but arrived here at June 21 Postal officials blamed a cancellation machine 2 Col 7 VANGUARD OFF TO 72foot tall Vanguard rocket roars away to space shortly after blastoff at Cape Canaveral yesterday The missile failed in a try to put a 22 pound basket ball sized satellite into orbit around the earth If successful theinformation gained could have resulted in improved weather forecasting AP Wirephoto Vanguard Try Again Is Failure By HOWARD BENEDICT CAPE CANAVERAL Fla AP missilemen disap in their latest satellite flop turned their attention today to their final launching vehicle The second stage long a jinx to the program failed to function properly Monday on the 10th Van guard launching attempt The roc kets basketballsize sattelite apparently plunged to a fiery death in the earths atmos here n informed source reported a Rnpressipn regulator in the sec ondx stage did not work causing a small explosion that sent the rocket off course Eight of the Vanguard satellite attempts failed six of them be cause of the second stage which contains the control and guidance systems of the missile The two successes hurled Vanguard satel lites I and II into longtime orbits jgpund the earth one Vanguard launching vehicle remains It probably will be fired in the next few months ringing down the curtain on the bard luck Vanguard program Originally ill the Vanguards were to be launched during Inter national Geophysical Year an 18 See 2 7 airliner and the entire departure area Setfaced arid Unsmiling s release from a mental hospital said today he would call the and governors wife as a witness Fri TTTT AT XT AT T TTItr A 1 f 11 T1 Tv n J1 Mitt IVllI USIICIIC V UI11C9S UIC UCIICVa RURAL VALLEYA 16yearold Dayton R D 2 youth make readi t was arrested late yesterday and charged with extortion in blocking out a rea Police withheld the youths name pending the outcome of a juvenile court hearing He was given a preliminary hearing before justice of the peace Lisle James and released in the custody of his parents Rural Valley Police Chief Gilbert James said the teen age youth mailed two letters to a Rural Valley grocery store owner and threatened the mans life as well as harm to his carrying a felt hat in his hand Fuchs walked to the airplane with policemen on either side He was dressed in a somewhat rumpled brown suit and a breeze blew through his thinning hair cut short prison style Fuchs at the time of his arrest for spying had an international reputation as a theoretical physi cist and was chief of that field at Britains Harwell atomic re search establishment He had worked at the top secret atomic establishment in Los Alamos Hutchinson Bus IncreaseOKd HARRISBURG Pub lic Utility Commission today au thorized the Hutchison Bus Lines Johnstown to make an estimated annual fare increase July 5 The hike will affect transporta tion in the Johnstown Armagh West Bolivar Ligonier Idlewild Park areas of Cambria Indiana and Westmoreland counties day when the governor goes to court seeking his Sims filed for a writ of habeas corpus Monday night and Dist Judge Robert Jones set a hearing for 10 a m Friday Mrs Long signed the applica tion asking that the governor be confined to Southeast Louisiana Hospital at Mandeville Sims also would call Lt Gov Lether Fra zar Longs political follower who has been reluctant to take over as acting governor and Wilma Lockhart the governors execu tive secretary Sims told The Associated Press he hoped to win his case before calling witnesses with a favorable court decision on his first three arguments that The governor can re removed only by impeachment and locking Long up in a mental hospital is is in effect removal commitment papers were not in order in that they were not filled out properly and even if they were filled out properly they were obtained with out proper examination as re quired by law Safchmo11 Victim of Pneumonia business and family Chief James said both letters in structed the merchant to meet the youth at a designated place and turn over to the teenager Police made the arrest after carefully checking school records for similar handwriting They found a perfect match and ap Surplus Shortage In Westmoreland WASHINGTON AP The Agriculture Department reported today auditors have found unex plained losses running into tens of thousands of dollars worth of sur plus food sent to Westmoreland County for donation to needy families Butter cheese and dry milk are involved They were donated to aveBacks Alpern On Consumers HARRISBURG AP Gov Lawrence today endorsed a move by Atty Gen Anne X Alpern to create a consumers counsel to keep an eye on the activities of the states regulatory agencies The governor answered with a firm yes when asked at his weekly news conference en dorsed the program He added that such a move was recom mended in both the Democratic and Republican campaign plat forms during the 1958 gubernatori al campaign Miss Alpern has called for es tablishment of what she termed a peoples representative to press consumer interests before such regulatory agencies as the Public Utjlity Commission the Milk Con trol Commission and the insurance commission In other news conference devel opments Transit governor said he would happily sign a ill before the Legislature putting ranspprtation in Allegheny Coun y under an authority However ie said amendments added to the bill Monday would have to meet with approval of backers of the Allegheny Sanitary Authority Lawrence sharply a move to investigate The Senate voted approval of the investigation 2624 Monday Movie Censorship The gover nor said he favored some kind of movie censorship to prevent the showing of filthy films The Senate voted 473 Monday to re vive Pennsylvanias movie censor ship law which was declared un constitutional by the U S Su preme Court several years ago National Politics Pennsylva nias Democratic political leaders are stHl looking over potential presidential candidates Watchdog gov ernor reaffirmed his position he will sign legislation setting up a legislative committee to keep an eye on state finance All Mentally Unstable Five Hostages Held By HUELL E WARREN SPRINGFIELD Mo AP men tally unstable and some con sidered desperate were re ported attempting to hammer their way to freedom today through a 36inch brick wall at the U S Medical Center here v The 106 inmates seized five guards as hostages Monday night when they took over three buildings in a section of the prison known as 10 SPOLETO Italy prghended the boy yesterday HeiPennsylvania from surplus federal A ofrAftlf o i in can jazz king Louis Armstrong was rushed to Spoletos civil hos pital today suffering from an at tack of pneumonia Italian doctors who examined him immediately after the attack early today said that he had suf fered a heart attack But an ex amination by specialists at the hospital showed that the 59year old Negro musician had pneumon ia The New Orleansborn trumpet er had come to Spoleto to partici pate in the Festival of Two Worlds directed by American composer GianCarlo Menotti The specialists said Armstrongs condition was not grave His wife was at his bedside Armstrong told Italian doctors who first examined him at his ho signed a Police describe the youth as an A student but said his family is living on Department of Public Assistance funds tel early this morning that he felt Sims asked if the 63yearolda sharp pain in the left side of S H green stamps on all purchases Easy terms Rogers Jewelry tfx Elks 75 Party Wed Tue Wed tfx stocks acquired under price sup port programs The state agency sent the supplies to Westmoreland County relief officials for free distribution The Agriculture Department said in a statement that two Westmoreland County employes were arrested May 7 on charges of larceny and fraudulent con version Sheriff Glenn Headrix after an hours conference inside the pris on with the warden Dr Russell 0 Settle told newsmen the rioters were trying to break out through the wall in the northwest corner of the wing Should they succeed they would emerge into an open area covered by the guns of guards city police sheriffs deputies and state troop ers The corner could be brought under fire frgm two guard towers as well as from ground patrols No official word had come from prison authorities except an or der to other guards to do nothing to provoke the psychoneurotic prisoners for fear that any aggres sive action might endangery the lives of the five hostages Authorities were planning some move Shortly before 11 the highway patrol delivered 100 gas masks borrowed from the Army at Ft Leonard Wood and soon thereafter all who could be seen from outside the prison were wearing the masks strapped to their waists They were carrying clubs No weapons are ever allowed none had been taken inside this morning Associate Warden V Rich ardson said that although the rioters had been in occasional tel ephonic communication with the wardens office authorities still aid not know what was behind the riot or what demands the See 2 Col S Marilyn Monroe Under Surgery NEW YORK star Marilyn Monroe underwent gyne cological surgery today at Lenox Hill Hospital A hospital spokesman said her condition was excellent Miss Monroe is the wife of play wright Arthur Miller There was no immediate further explanation of the surgery The new schedule increases governor staging his second athis chest That led the doctors to fares from three to 10 cents de Homer City Legion Party 57 midgets early bird to tempt in 25 days to get out of See 2 Col 2 Inside The Gazette PIRATES The San Francisco Giants defeated the Pirates yesterday Read this and other sports on pages 14 and 15 BOYLE Remember the first time you left your children for an extended trip Read Hal Boyles column on page 6 Ofher Feafures f Buitocu Mirror t UU Comics IM8 14 Swletj IS 2 7 Wvdd WEATHER Rather cloudy and warmer Wednesday with a chance of scatter ed thundershowers High 76 to Military Seeks To Oust Argentina Crisis Near Climax Frondizi Firm By BRIAN BELL Striving to cope with the darkenand some Communists to infiltrate BUENOS AIRES Argentina ing crisis Frondizi told Interiorl the government They also con government Minister Alfredo Vitolo long an1 tend the president has not acted Armstrong was to have aiven crisis aPPeared near a climax toadministration spokesman to firmly enough to solve the nations O T do O Q ll A if Woman Steps Into Path of Truck Here Mrs Nellie Faga 51 Lebanon was slightly injured this afternoon when she ran in front of a truck on Philadelphia St near the intersection with Seventh according to Indiana Borough Po lice Police said Mrs Faga was crossing Philadelphia St about 45 feet from the intersection as a tractortrailer truck was moving toward her In an effort to get out of the path of the tractor trailer truck police said she ran into the path of a pickup truck operated by Joseph Rellick 49 Mclntyre She was treated by a local sician and taken to the Indiana Hospital for an examination She was released after treatment for a contusion of the forehead and a laceration of the knee The incident occurred about believe that he had suffered a heart attack a concert tonight over the Italian TV network tary day a amove grew amonS mili meet leaders of Argentinas politi leaders to oust cal parties today to sound them many problems The president has bowed to The specialists reSbrted that Arturo Fiondizi despite his Cabiout on the situation This aroused military pressure before replac PPSidflfltinn i KVrtnHivi urac i ina a anrl Armstrongs fever was not high He was given antibiotics The spe n cialists emphasized that he needs rronoizl nets Tension s i speculation Frondizi was considerjing a foreign minister and three was heightened byJng forming a coalition governj Cabinet secretaries But the mili refusal to accept the ment a rest resignations of his three armed Vitolo told newsmen the mass j enough tary feels he has not gone far Menotti said that Armstrong arservices secretaries chief targets Cabinet resignation Monday in1 The current crisis developed ye v of the rebellious officers jdicated changes in the governafter the publication last week of rived here Monday night very He was not feeling Openthreats were voiced aments policies He did not say la purported preelection agree Two Brothers With Bombs Apprehended LOUISVILLE Ky Two brothers who had been believed carrying homemade bombs were picked up by police today while lieading for the home of relatives They were identified as James F Hecker 23 and Joseph S Hecker 17 both of St Louis Mo Police declined to say whether the brothers were armed A third brother Gerald 20 was arrested Sunday in St Louis after ewas nn wo Frondizis regime by his what the changes would be buVment between and one of j a bombing incident at the StLouis he left New York and so broueht military opponents They reporti observers believed they might Frondizis closest advisers The Arena A watchman had surprised his own doctor said Menotti Menotti said it was nnt with him feel are fooughihave come too late to appease president denied any such agreethem inside the building force out the embattled aroused military iment but a group of retired mili James Hecker was rer dent he their de Many of the military opponents j tary leaders tried to raise a rea chemistry major at Washington tain whether Armstrons would re mands for sweeping changes in or Frondizis administration had volt against him his government and policies key rotes in the revolution which Leaders of of the clique tattled toppled dictator Juan Peron four That attempt failed and cover fully enough to give his concert before the festival ends on July 12 openly of installing a military years ago unta to replace the president a They have Ind Co Young Rep meeting landslide victor 16 months ago in administration of failing to fulfillappeared to ease the crisis but Thurs nite June 25 at Argentinas first free election in its election promises and of perit built up again Monday as dissi mitting Peron supporters officers gathered support leaders were arrested or went into hiding Dismissal of Undersecre accused Frondizisitary of War Manuel Raimundez University who had served with the an Army demolition squad in Ger headquarters 264x more than a decade many Joseph was graduated high school recently A bomb was tossed inside tht arena office as the watchman telephoning police No one was io jured
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