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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - July 3, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania Features By LOU PRATO Three hundred and fifty per sons are expected to die on the nations highways this holiday weekend But here in Indiana County the Indiana Lions Club will seek to nullify any Iragic road mis haps with he presentation of the 13th annual Fourth of July cele bration at the J S Mack Com munity Center Its one of the biggest home spun July Fourth extravaganzas in Western Pennsylvania and one Of the safest ways for Coun tians to honor Independence Day The Lions festivities offically start tonight with a tractorpull ing contest at 8 oclQck in front of the grandstand A Pet show is scheduled for tomorrow morning with the crowd pleasing Stock Car Races stated for the afternoon Time trials for the races are at with the feature races scheduled to start at 2 oclock Track tfabbit Racing one of the newest in the long line of racing crazes will be the main event at tomorrow night Track Rabbit Racing is a race featuring teenagers 16 and under driving small midget autos which can achieve speeds up to 40 miles an hour And as a bonus a Track bit Racer will be awarded to a lucky child attending the eve ning races The kiddies will also have an opportunity to win a bicycle another higher annual highlight for the County Six bikes will be given away in front of the grandstand at the following times in the morning and in the afternoon and at tonight To be eligible the children must deposit their official Ga zette Bicycle coupons in the coupon truck near the grand stand Miss Indiana County Mary Weekend In County Tflrn will iu f Louise Tarn will also be on hand making official appear Smces at and The customary gigantic fire works display will windup the celebration following the Track Rabbit Race Entry to the Mack Center grounds is free of course and there is plenty of parking and picnicing space And dont foreget the Oooding Amusement Shows which have been playing on the fairgrounds midway since Monday evening Picnicing swimming and boat ing at various lakes In and around Indiana County will also be popular for Cduntians tomor row and also Sunday Over 45 mfllion vehicles are expected to crowed the nations highways between the period of 6 tonight and 6 Mon day And in an effort to halt ac cidents in Indiana County both the State Police from the Indiana substation and the Indiana Bor ough Police will add patrols All law enforcement officials have appealed for the assistance of motorists in keeping the high ways safe Governor David Lawrence has issued a special note on the sub ject asking Pennsylvanians traveling the highways during TEDDY An Indiana County Newspaper That Serves Every Member of the Family Remember your Fooftt of July excursion isnt compete ur til you arrive home the Governor said A fraction of a wcondi single moment of or reckless driving could mean a sudden and tragic ending to what was to have been a funfilled trip Dont allow carelessness or recklessness to break up any ones family circle Observe the rule of the road Drive carefully courteously and cautiously Make your holiday Truth may be stranger than fic tion until a golfer or fisherman begins to talk Kniuuta City County Volume 272 Sixteen Pages EDITION NOTHING Indiana Pennsylvania Friday July 3 1959 Two Sections Seven Centi FIGHT ABOUT KOZLOV HOME OF THE Sixyearold Susan Dixon top and her fouryearold sister daughters of Mr and Mrs Don Dixon of Yatesboro display one of the oldest American flags with one of the newest in honor of tomorrows official entry of Alaska into the union IPSusan holds a 35star flag purchased in 1863 by her greatgreat grandfather James Kennerdeli of Rural Valley The flag still hangs u the hallway of the Kennerdeli home now occupied by Kennerdells granddaughter Catherine Dixon It is hand sewn and made of all wool bunting with stars made of muslin Cindy holds the new 49star flag which becomes Americas official flag for the next year Gazette photo by Sipos Old Glory Fades New jtar Ready WASHINGTON na tions new 49star flag comes of ficially into existence at one min ute past midnight tonight It will take the place of the 48star ban ner that has symbolized America for 47 years Designed for inclusion of Alas ka as the 49th state the new red white and blue standard will be Wised in colorful ceremonies at Ft McHenry in Baltimore and at Independence Hall in Philadel phia The Capitol and the White House a mile away also will hoist new flags Many other government build ings will continue to fly the old 48star flag because hundreds are still on hand It will be legal both tor the government and for pri vate citizens to fly the oldstyle banners until they wear out Alaska became the 49th state last January but under the law a new flags birthday must await July 4 Hawaii is expected to be come the 50th state soon but a new 50star flag will not become official until July 4 1960 The last change in the flag was in 1912 Then in the administra See 3 Col 7 Workers Returning At Republic Steel CLEVELAND Ohio Steel the nations third largest steel producer said wildcat strikers were returning to work today and some operations were ing resumed in all departments The walkout at Republic is thaj last remaining basis steel strike QUiAC in a wave of such wildcat actions Expected In Traffic War Underway that involved about work ers The men went out Wednes day after expiration of the United Steelworkers Union threeyear kyfsNel I IQ contract and in disregard of ai i The union president David J i McDonald recessed negotiations with 12 major steel companies Thursday and took the lead in urg See 3 Col 5 Roadway Slaughter Forecast By The Associated Press Traffic safety officials across the nation mustered all their strength and ingenuity today to keep motorists from killing themselves and others over the Fourth July holi day weekend The National Safety Coun cil predicted that 350 persons will die in traffic accidents during the 54hour holiday period from 6 p m local time tonight to midnight Sunday The Traffic death toll for the threeday July 4 weekend last year was 370 State patrols prepared for a crushing volume of traffic In addition to swarms of patrol cars plans called for the use of speed detection devices ghost patrol cars strung along highways roadblocks to watch out for tired or other wise incapacitated drivers and in many instances arrests instead of warnings for traffic law vio lations Civic and business organizations joined in to help stop the slaught er The Alabama Trucking Assn planned to operate a 20vehicle courtesy patrol on major high ways during the weekend The cars will carry signs reading Safety Patrol Courtesy Ala bama Council of Safety Super The council is a division See 3 Col 4 No Easing Of Berlin Deadlock WASHINGTON AP Soviet Deputy Premier Frol R Kozlov left today for a sightseeing tour of the United States with the remark that there is nothing at all for us to Kozlov his diplomatic mis sion to Washington completed with no easing of the East West deadlock over Berlin took off in a chartered com mercial airliner on a nonstop flight to Sacramento Calif Starting a 10day swing through half a dozen cities he planned to Californias Gov Ed mund G Brown Then it was on to San Francisco for more sight seeing and meetings with local citizenry Even as he was waiting to board the plane at National Airport lov continued his talks with officials His discussions during a visit to the capital pro duced nothing new on the See No 3 Col 3 SMOKEFELLED FIREMAN AIDED AT workers reach to aid a fireman suffering from smoke inhalation while fighting fire in Pentagon yesterday Dense smoke which hampered visibility and overcame several firemen rose from stores of film afcd magnetic tape in basement of giant military headquarters building U S via AP Wirephoto No Gazette Tomorrow The Indiana Evening Gazette will not be published tomorrow in observance of the Fourth of July holiday Complete local county state national and international cover age will resume on Monday Inside The Gazette WASHINGTON SCENE Jerry Bennetts weekly look at the Little Picture in Wash ington is featured on page 6 today LAMAH FOOTBALL Lainar released its football schedule for the coining fall season Read about this and other sports on pages 10 and 11 Other Feafures er was in prospect for most of the country today with the usual threat of possible showers in some areas Thats also the outlook for the Independence Day weekend Showers dampened wide areas during the night from Virginia southward into Florida and were reported in scattered sections westward through the Gulf Coast states and into Texas Heaviest rainfall was in south ern Louisiana with about in ches in a sixhour Earlier downpours drenched sections of Mississippi with between 7 and 10 inches in the Jackson area Fairly heavy rain also fell in areas from Florida into Virginia Restore Water In Saltsburg water sup ply returned to Saltsburg resi dents at 5 oclock last night after being off for over 18 hours A break in the main water line during Wednesday nights thunderstorm caused the FBI Solves Million Bond Theft CHICAGO story of in ternational high finance was un folded by the FBI in the wake of the arrest of three men in con nection with the theft of mil lion dollars in Canadian bonds The FBI called the theft the biggest burglary in the world The bonds plus cash and jew elry were taken May 3 1958 from the Brockville Trust and Savings Brockville by a gang of safecrackers using blowtorches The FBI said men seized Thurs day all were involved in attempts to dispose of part of the loot One of their schemes said Asst Atty James B Parsons was to try to purchase a European bank as a clearing house See 3 Col 4 Hike School Taxes In White Township The White Township School Board has approved budget of about for the 195960 school year j Approval of this budget required the raising of the mil jlage in the township by three mills Officials report that this operating cost for the new term will be about ten percent over the 195859 school year In addition to adopting the bud iget and raising the millage to 26 mills the board also elected El mer E Trautwein Indiana 1 as treasurer succeeding Dr William C Grau who retires from jthe board at the end of this year Also the board accepted the res ignation of Mrs Gertrude Kerr Indiana as a board mem Psychiatrist Says Long In Bad Shape NEW ORLEANS La AP er and elected Raymond PatterQov Earl K Lone son Indiana 3 to fill her his plan to expired term See 3 Col 8 Whos Sorry Now campaign Saturday His final de cision apparently rested on an Ataddlnl Lamp Mirror Church News CliHlfiedt 12 8 4f 1415 Comlri rusmordi Editorial HusplUI Notes IilX It li Obituaries Society Sports TVRadio 1011 7 Airman Dies I In Azores Is WASHINGTON AP S Sgt Harry Camper of Corry died Monday from an undetermined di sease in the Azores Islands the Air Force reported Wednesday Campers driving him to the Air Force Base Hospital j at Lages Field when he died The Air Force said an autopsy will be i held to determine the cause of death Irate Card Fan Takes On Umpire WEATIIEK Fair and mild tonight Luw 52 to 61 Sunny and warm SaHuclav High 7U to 86 Brunos Restaurant closed for 6 Open out orders 274 ST LOUIS Mo AP Id never do it said a husky St Louis baseball fan who lost his temper Thursday night strol led onto the playfield andfought with plate umpire Bill Jackowski It was the first such incident in major league baseball in almost 20 years 1 feel like a 115year old John Watts told a reporter who interviewed him in jail 1 just got excited and I had been drinking a little That was a bad call The umpires are run ning the Cardinals this The Watts was charged with inciting a riot peace disturbance resisting arrest and suspicion of assault Hell appear in City Court today Watts temper boiled over in the seventh inning Rookie Gene Oliver of the Cardinals foultip ped a twostrike pitch and Jack owski ruled thai catcher John Roseboro held the ball for a third strike The Cardinals claimed Roseboro dropped the ball Manager Solly Hemus and coach Harry Walker argued too vigor ously and were promptly kicked out of the game Watts walked onto the field and advanced on Jackowski Jackowski saw him coining and the struggle was on Several good punches were exchanged by both men before the 220pound Jackow ski apparently wrestled Watts down Several players including Roseboro and Oliver helped sub due Watts Watts had lost his personal vendetta and as it turn ed out the Cardinals lost the ball game 40 to Los Angeles The last umpirefan fight was on Sept 16 1940 when Frank Germane then 21 pummeled um pire George Magerkurth at Brook lyns Ebbets Field damage check on his ailing Hes in bad said Dr Paul Pratt a psychiatrist as signed to Long The 63yearoid week out of a mental ly abandoned his temporary cap ital in a pineshaded Covington motel Thursday night and was driven about 40 miles south to New Orleans He ate a hearty dinner heart tests were started immediately and he retired ear ly In the turbulent week since he won release from a mental hos pital Longs capital has been wherever he happened to hang his widebrimmed hat Covington Thursday New Orleans today and by nightfall according to the schedule Baton Rouge the states ar capital Jury Says Mrs Klumpp Must Die CINCINNATI Ohio AP Un less higher courts or the governor intervene Edythe Margaret Klumpp 41 must die in Ohios electric chair for the slaying of Louise Bergen Mrs Klumpp stared stony faced as the jury of six men and six women filed in Thursday night She never changed expres sion as four minutes later the clerk read the verdict of guilty of firstdegree murder Mrs Klumpp continued to stare downward as the jurors were polled Two or three women mem bers of the jury appeared to be near tears as they confirmed their decision The jury had had the case since Wednesday after noon and had deliberated approx imately 13 hours When the trial was ad journed Mrs Klumpp told Bailiff William Wiggeringloh Lets get out of She was hustled off i to her cell 1 Mrs Klumpp twice divorced and mother of four was convicted of shooting and beating Mrs Ber gen 32 to death last Oct 30 She and Mrs Bergens estranged hus band William 30 had been living together for several months Mrs Klumpp admitted burning Mrs Bergens body at Lake Cowan the following day Gala Reception AP A gala homecoming was planned here today for evangelist Billy Graham returned from Australia jand the Soviet Union Graham and his wife will be met by their three children by Mayor Jim Smith and other city officials and Grahams parents Graham will have next crus jade at his alma mater ege in September in downtown New block off Canal Street He told reporters Im not answer See 3 Col 3 S H green stamps on all purchases Easy terms Rogers Jewelry tfx Brunos Restaurant clowd for employees vacation July C Opea July 13 Pizza for take out only Sparkle Cleaners 558 July 8 to 9 So Sat 10th and llth
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