Questions? Call (888) 845-2887 Hablamos Español

Indiana Evening Gazette Newspaper Archive: July 24, 1959 - Page 1

Share Page

Publication: Indiana Evening Gazette

Location: Indiana, Pennsylvania

Issue Date:

Get 1 more page view just for clicking

to like us on Facebook


   Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - July 24, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania                                TEDDY An Indiana Cminty Newspaper That Serves Every Member of the Family The fruits of carelessness and thoughtlessness can easily our apple cart Volume 289 NIXON Twenty Pages City EDITION Indiana Pennsylvania Friday July 24 1959 NIKITA Two Sections PUBLIC DEBATE Gromyko Included ur Stalled 0 Talks GENEVA AP Soviet and Western foreign ministers began discussing the terms of a possible Berlin truce agree inent in a secret session of the Kidnaping Probed Missing Heiress Found In Chicago heiresS Jacclueline Gay she had been kidnaped in Newark Police and agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation e e eera ureau o In Big Four conference today immediately began a searching check of her story i T A 1 ABIMWWW jj but Western informants said they made no progress P This was the first time since the second phase of the confer ence started two weeks ago that the Soviet Unions Andrei Gro myko had been willing to engage in an exchange of views on the problems directly involved in a truce instead of insisting on prior ity for bis proposal for creation of an allGerman committee Nevertheless American officials i this progress in the procedure 1 the conference does not mean a thing because Gromyko still in sists the West would have to ac cept his committee proposal in some form before he would make a firm agreement to suspend the Soviet threat to West Berlin The meeting which began with 90minute luncheon and includ ed a 90minute discussion after lunch was held st the villa of S Secretary of State Christian Herter The to at the residence of British For eign Secretary Selwyn Lloyd Monl Lt Charles Pierson deputy chief of detectives indi cated that no discrepancies were found in her story of ondeal as the prisoner of two kidnapers Blairsville Man Dies In Crash DiBenedetto 79 Blairsville died yesterday afternoon fol lowing a traffic accident at the intersection of Routes 31 Chicago and 711 two miles east of Donegal in Westmoreland County The elderly resident of 118 If shes acting shes a hell ofNorth Blady St died at an Pierson P min Frick Memorial Hos Miss Hart 21yearold daughter of Ralph A Hart executive vice JACQUELINE GAY HAiOT missing heiress found president of the ColgatePalmolive ran sobbing to a parked po lice car in the postmidnight dark ness and cried Where am I Where am I Policeman Jack Blakeslee told her she was in Chicago My name is Gay she told the surprised officer I want to call my dad in New Blakeslee and his partner James Meskell took her to the detective bureau where she gave a distraught rambling account of two days terror since she bade farewell to her fiance 25yearold Stanley Gaines of Fayetteville Federal Aid day for what one Western minis I K I I I Said Needed ter called a working Prior to the Monday parley Lloyd and Gromyko will lunch together Herter who threatened early this week to break off the con See 4 Col 8 Foreign Aid Bill Signed By President WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Eisenhower signed today a foreign aid authori bill The total is short or within 10 per cent of the Eisenhower recommend amount cd But there is every indication that Congress will cut deeper in the forthcoming foreign aid appro priations bill to provide the actual through ewage vanished Richard chief in Chicago said the bureau was conducting a large scale investi gation to see whether any federal law has been Miss Harts arms were bruised pital Mt Pleasant Death was attributed to shock heart failure and abra sions of the face and scalp by S D Yoney Westmorej land County coroner Hospital attendants said DiBene detto also sustained a cut of the right temple region brush burns of the scalp and contusions of the left side of the chest Four other persons all of Mc Keesport were injured in the same crash which occurred about 2 oclock According to police DiBenedet tos car and a car operated by George Cimba 32 McKeesport VJltUICO J7 wn Lj at the Newark Airport and colljded at the intersection The 1 J Kl CI i 1 vv M J Blairsville man police said was traveling south on Route 711 and the Cimba auto east on Route 31 Injured were Cimba cuts of the left knee and left hand and con tusion of the forehead his wife Shirley a large laceration of the d P nfh K man as Eddie Kearns sits between two h tl rg m a Patro1 yesterday Kearns surrendered following a gun battle with police after a bank holdup Reams companion Joseph Gaito was shot in toe hip during the gun Two policemen were wounded one seriously Policecornered the pair after suburb a 3l the National Bank in Pittsburgh AP Wirephoto Bank Robber Gun Due Dunds 2 Pgn Cops wear See 4 Col 7 He said experience has shown that local and state groups are willing to provide their share of construction costs but that federal grants are important as a needed catalyst and stimulus in the field Dr Wilbar said 70 per cent of industries which discharge wastes into streams have provided proper treatment facifities and the re mainder are planning to do so But he added 54 per cent of the mu nicipalities with sewer systems are not properly treating wastes despite the fact that Pennsylvania spent more than any other state for sewage treatment work in the 195257 period fiinds for the June 30 I960 The bill signed today sets max mums and defines policies The biggest cut was in author ization for military arms to al lies Congress set the limit at instead of the ed Moreover it directed that forjii n a twoyear trial period military MCQrt rQu6ntS foreign aid be treated as part of the defense budget rather than a separate item instead of the i i Eisenhower recommend I WO LOCQl if Mom Lover Convicted In Boys Death SAN DIEGO Calif da Brogdon and her lover Archie Merriam were convicted Thurs day night of firstdegree murder for strangling her two sons They face death in the gas chamber or life imprisonment The jury which convicted them starts deliberations today to de termine the couples punishment Merriam 36 had testified that Mrs Brogdon 33 showed him how to strangle the boys Mrs Brogdon denied it They withdrew pleas of insanity and pleaded innocent of the slay ing Of David 3 and Virgil Brog don 5 the night of May 23 in the mountains east of here The defenst moved for a new trial after the verdict was an 4tut i atiiio wcic UlScU o wi There was a dark welt under heriscalP and Possible head injury and WASHINGTON left eye Her ash blonde hair rib fractures a son vanias secretary of health Dr idlsheveled But her gray sheath Charles L Wilbar says federal showed wrinkles of long jj grants are a needed stimulus for construction of municipal sewage plants Dr Wilbar testified Thursday at a Senate Public Works subcommit tee hearing on a proposal to end the federal grantinaid program for construction of sewage plants the che a daughterGior a cut lower 1P Mrs Cimba was admitted to Mc Keesport Hospital while the other three were given emergency treat ment A fifth member of the fam ily Frederick 7 was not injured DiBenedetto was a retired rail roader having worked for the Pennsylvania Railroad for more than 50 years f 1 II V f Iwo Indiana businessmen were nounced Judge William P Mah admitted to the Indiana Hospital jedy said he would hear the argu Bridegroom Of I Month Fatally Hurt PITTSBURGH Wilkes Barre youth on a vacation stop over in Pittsburgh with his bride of one month was fatally injured by an auto early today while crossing a street The victim was Reynold Lyons of 50 E Division St He died at Al legheny General Hospital about two hours after being struck at Homicide detectives identified the driver as Donald J Parker an a separate item iu me mumiia nospiiaiieay said lie would near the argu as xjuuam j raider Other categories also were reyesterday suffering from heart conments before sentencing the de21 of Indiana Twp Detec iced but Conizress not onlv auditions fendants itives said Parker stopped at tlu duced but Congress not only ap proved the entire 700milliondol TneV are Edward Bennett Vine lar authorization requested for iar and economic development loans this St year in countries with lagging fendants Mrs Brogdon and Merriam Frank Neff 554 came here with her children from Parker was lodged in central po Nikita Asks Ike To Visit Soviet Union MOSCOW AP Soviet Pre mier Nikita Klirushchev told the audience at the opening of the U S exhibition today he would like President Eisenhower to visit the Soviet Union Among his listeners was U S Vice President Richard M Nixon who earlier had handed Khru shchev a letter of greetings from Eisenhower In winding up his speech Khru shchev said We should be glad if President Eisenhower found it possible to visit the Soviet Union I think such a visit would be very useful joth in improving relations be tween our two countries and in strengthening world Thor Launched CAPE CANAVERAL Fla AP The Air Force launched a pow erful Thor intermediate range bal istic missile on a test flight today The firing came only three days after another Thor exploded Breaking a string of 15 straight Cape successes lor the usually reliable rocket PITTSBURGH kept a closewatch today on two policemen who were seriously wounded in a blazing gun duel with a pair of cornered bank robbers Pittsburgh patrolmen Anthony Paga 30 and Robert W Thompson were shot Thursday in the citys West End section shortly after the bank holdup Both underwent surgery Thursday night Paga was re ported critical with a back wound and Thompson serious with an abdominal wound One of the bandits Joseph Gaito 29 of Pittsburgh surrendered aft er being wounded in the hip He was hospitalized but not in seri ous condition His companion Ed die Kern 50 also of Pittsburgh gave up shortly after Gaito He was not hurt The pair their faces dabbed with charcoal got at the suburban Hays Branch of the Peoples First National Bank Trust Co See 4 Col 3 Steel Strike Felt In Indiana Co The steel strike now in its 10th day has resulted in layoffs for 200 persons in Indiana Coun ty it wus reported today by Boyd W McKnight manager of the local State Employment Ser vice Mr McKnight said the layoffs Include 95 in the coke field 60 clay brick and glass workers and 35 in coal and related indus tries JRockford April 23 II is reported this afternoon thatjPosed as man and wife economies but provided a j both men are listed in fair con Bteppedup zatioiKfor next year which not requested McGregor Passes Suddenly Ralph M McGregor owner of McGregor Motel on East Pike died suddenly lust evening at his home here He was 58 Mr McGregor was stricken with a heart attack and was pronounced dead on arrival at Indiana Memo rial Hospital He had resided for the past 50 ars in Indiana A complete obituary appears in todays Indiana Evening Gazette There are 40 new numbers post ed at Fair View 289x They Elks Notice Elks will meet at vi MI I Tu S H Green Stamps with serviceTfoSr RaTh Rogers Jewelry MV I Funeral Home 289x Inside The Gazette INDIANA Indiana defeated Ford City in Little League playoffs Apollo next on Tuesday See details on sports pages H and 15 1 POINT OF William Ingersoll comments today on the proposal to amend social security benefits to include medical expenses See page 6 Other Feafures Watermelons at Handy Andys 59c and up Everyone guaranteed 289x There are 40 new numbers posll itfd at Fair View 289xi AUUdlut Lamp Umiiiehs Mirror Church IS i UUltorU llosplul Nutei 1017 IX u Obituaries Society Sliorts TVRadio lice station here on an involuntary manslaughter charge pending the posting of bond for a coroners inquest Detectives said Lyons was hurled more than 140 feet His wife Dixie Lee 16 told de tectives the car was traveling at high speed She said she just man aged to leap out of the way Mrs Lyons was detained at the hospital suffering from shock The young couple had been on a vacation trip to Wheeling and came here by bus early today Fall Kills Man MEYERSDALE Charles Edward Kitzmiller fell some 44 feet to his death Thursday from a Nixon Nikita Swap Views Over Workmen MOSCOW M Nixon stopped to talk with a workman at the U S Exhibition today and Nikita Khrushchev hustled over The Soviet premier wrapped an arm around the workman ztod boomed Does this man look like a slave laborer He pointed to other Russian workmen nearby and shouted With men with such spirit how can we lose Nixon pointed to a half dozen Americans also working to get the exhibition in shape and said With men like that we are strong But these men Soviet and American work together well for peace even as they have worked together in building this exhibi tion This is the way it should Geneva Meeting Said Vital MOSCOW AP Vice President Richard M Nixon told Soviet Premier Nildta Khrushchev face to face to day in a rough and tumble public debate it would be a great blow to peace if the Geneva conference were al lowed to fail Nixon traded barbed com ments with the Soivet leader while escorting him through he American exhibition in Moscows Sokolniki Park At one point Khrushchev ac cused Nixon indignantly of threat ening him Nixon denied this but said I dont believe the cause of peace is helped by your reiterat ing the point you just made that you have more strength than we have because that is a threat While 200 newsmen photograph srs and cameramen eavesdropped he two men engaged in a running foreign policy debate while they looked over the exhibits of dolls wimsuits and automobiles Part of the unscheduled fire works was recorded while they uured a color television studio Cameras ground away as they argued Tourists wdrkmen and exhibi ion officials looked on in amaze ment Nixon promised Khrushchev his portion of the debate would te shown onan American teleyj felon netwdrk with simultaneous English translation of the Soviet leaders remarks Khrushchev in answtir to a request fay Nixon agreed tp allow video tape to be shown on Soviet elevision The two men shook hands on the deal When the debate started in ront of the color television cam eras Nixon was a little slow get ing started fumbling occasional y for words About two hours later when they had debated their way around the fairgrounds he ap peared to be meeting Khrushchev pointforpoint displaying a smile and a sense of humor In another area of the fair as they stood on the threshold of a model kitchen in an American See 4 Col 4 Watermelons at Handy Andys 59c and up Everyone guaranteed 289x Bob Hope Winds Up Stars Abound In Late London Benefit Show LONDON AP The mimed a delirious coursehaps came down shortly before dawn through a lobster dinner to the Beautiful Margaret Leighton Ou i A AA rt today on Londons most starstrains of a cracked record ofiCharlestoned so vigorously with apel Jed n studded theatrical production oflSchuberts serenade Sarah husband Laurence Harvey that General HospUaL New Kensington the irfj t ki i at ijU todav Ildm8hl il was Churchill Hildegarde Neff andHer skimpy dress slipped off her Dame Edith Evans FactFinders Seek Steel Strike Data WASHINGTON AP Squads of government fact finders con centrated today on steel strike data to provide President Eisen hower with the most exhaustive survey of its kind ever made As the strike moved into its 10th day periodic reports were being sent to the White House by federal experts as soon as they were com pleted The half million striking steel workers already have lost nearly 00 million dollars in pay About 10 million will be added to the vage loss each day the strike continues With about 90 per cent of the nations steelmaking at a stand still daily production losses were estimated at nearly 43 million dollars Losses also were mount ng in allied fields where an esti nated workers have been urloughed Dr Johnston Dies In Area NEW KENSINGTON Dr Ro bert C Johnston 85 of the Fox Chapel district died in Citizens C Wal supervi j Dr Johnston was chief surgeon at Citizens General Hospital for Rfthn i ivuumimore tnan 4q years was of the institutions founders Hli 7 WEATHER Mostly cloudy warm and humid with showers and scattered tnundershowers ending tonight and becoming cooler Saturday Jair and not as warm High 79 to 83 Eddie Fisher sang solos railroad viaduct near this Somer Sir Michael Redgrave did a beth Taylor made big eyes at the1 Richard Greene TVs set County community polka with Dame Peggy AshcroftJaudience Hood twisted hisankle Officials said Turner an em Bob Hope tangoed with Sir Laui The show started so late because Dulcie Grey who fell at rehear ploye of the Western Maryland ranee Oliver many of the actors and actresses sal and broke her arm went on Railroad j apparently lost his It was billed as the Night of are playing in current hits with it in a sling footing while cleaning tracks on 100 Show business was Tickets cost 20 pounds Hope closed the show lying the viaduct guilty of an understatement u i each All the money went to thelength on a pink chaise lounge A comDietfl obituary more like a morning of 200 Actors Orphanage a London inlaying Watermelons at Handy Andys i stars stitution supported entirely by My doctors say its n fivenuig 59c and up Everyone guaranteed Audrey Hepburn played a role show people chase girlsif 1 forget what Im Flks Dance Sat Muiic tw a night club scene Beatricei There were only a few them jStardusters   

From 1607 To The Present

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!

Growing Every Second

Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 145+ 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.

Genealogy Made Simple

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!

Choose the Membership Plan that is right for you!

Unlimited 6 Month

$99.95 (45% Savings!)

Unlimited page views for 6 months Learn More

Unlimited Monthly

$29.95

Unlimited page views for 1 month Learn More

Introductory

$9.95

25 page views for 1 month Learn More

Subscribe or Cancel Anytime by calling 888-845-2887

24 hours a day Monday-Saturday

Take advantage of our Introductory Membership offer and become a member for 1 month only for $9.95!

Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!

Your Membership Includes:
  • 25 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 145+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a Monthly Membership only for $29.95
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 145+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
Best Value! Save -45%
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 145+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

What our Customers Say:

"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.

Search Billions of Newspaper Articles 145 Million+ Pages and More Added Weekly!

Uncover 400+ Years
of Newspaper Archives
(1607 to today!)

Browse by Date

Research Newspaper Articles from 19 Countries
& all 50 U.S. States

Browse by Location

Explore 6,200+ Current &
Historical Newspaper Titles
and Counting!

Browse by Publication