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   Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - August 5, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania                                TEDDY Ail Indiana County Newspaper That Serves Every Member of the Family Women dont marry feeble bald nervous and weak men men fet that way aftef a while 299 Twentyeight Pages Indiana Pennsylvaniai Wednesday August 5 1959 Telephone HO 55555 Seven Centi GOP BACKS 4 SALES TAX Senate Say Hoffa Paid Underworld Debt By G MILTON KELLY WASHINGTON Senate committee investi gating rackets charged today that James R Hoffa paid a longstanding debt to the Chicago underworld with three million dollars of Teamsters Union health and welfare funds The committee in a report to the Senate said that Hoffa President of the Teamsters Union personally swung the deals to please the underworld and benefit the family of Paul Dorfman It said Dorfman is the man who introduced to Midwest mob In Chicago members of the Dorfman family were not available for comment The committee said Midwest Teamsters Union members paid dearly for the deals since 1950 in drastic reduction of healthwelfare insurance benefits and inflated Pessimism Remains At Steel Talks NEW YORK man 4bVgement and tives met for union representa the third straight charges for the insurance The committee also filed two day in mediation session today amid continuing pessimism Both sides declined comment on whether any progress has been made toward solution of the 22 dayold strike in the industry David J McDonald president of the Steel Workers Union impa tiently turned aside reporters questions concerning what was Vtdiscussed at Tuesdays We came in and Joe Finnegan federal mediation director Joseph F Finnegan nadc both sides check their guns andknives wfth him and he gave them back to us at the end of McDonald said The union leader and R Conrad Cooper top industry liegotiatbf had exchanged sharp comments Tuesday night McDonald said there had been company attempts to blackmail the government against direct Intervention in the dispute Cooper replied no one had been threat the govern spokesman added that the accusation brings more into focus the crying need for a real change in the unions Finnegantold newsmen he felt both sides were tackling their problems in a less sterile way than before No Sabre RattlingNikita ened especially The management other reports with the Senate on its 1958 investigations alleging 1 That the brothers Max and Louis Block who since have re signed as officials of the Amalga mated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America milked the treasuries of two New York locals The report said they got out of the lo cals treasures for other purposes 2 That the A P stores eas tern division participated in an elaborate conspiracy with Max Block to force A P em ployes into his union under a 45 hour work contractinstead of the 40houi week rival unions demanded The three reports followed one the Tuesday charging that Hoffa will destroy the decent labor movement in this country unless someone curbs him filed by Chairman John L McClellan break a jam that has delayed an official Statement offindingshr the com mittees farreaching investigation last year The senators still have not agreed on what they learned from a politically tinged investiga See 4 Col 7 Big 4 Meet Ends Minus tt Any Decision GENEVA EastWest foreign ministers conference re cessed Wednesday night without an agreement for ending the Ber lin crisis but with a decision to meet again at a date and place yet to be decided A final communique said the discussions wich have taken place will be useful for the further ne gotiations which are necessary in vorder to reach an The West put the blame on the Soviet Union for failure to find a way out of the Berlin dispute Herter said the Soviet intent clear way out of the Berlin dispute Secretary of State Christian A Herter said the Soviet intent clear ly is to annex West Berlin to the Communist system British Foreign Secretary Sel Lloyd said his government welcomed very much the de cision of President Eisenhower and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev to exchange visits Their talks he said can play an important part in establishing conditions for gen uinely peaceful Lloyd called for continuing high level talks and negotiations be tween the Soviet and Western including a series of sum it meetings Train KillsMan JEANNETTE Pa AP A 68 yearold Jeannelte man was killed by a Pennsylvanip Railroad pas senger train Tue1 Jay The West moreland County coroners office said Jacob Fisne walked in front of the train as it was passing the ftleaanette freight station Ike Nixon In Talks On Nikita WASHINGTON AP Vice President Richard M Nixon returning from talks with Nikita Khrushchev meets today with President Eisenhower who will enter tain the Soviet Premier here next month Nixons tour of the Soviet Union also has primed him to discuss with Eisenhower what the President faces in meet ing with Khrushchev and in making a return visit to the Soviet Union later A fullfledged airport and a welcoming delegation head ed by Acting Secretary of State C Douglas Dillon awaited Nixons return from histwoweek tour be hind the Iron Curtain The vice president was asked to proceed directly to the White House for a firsthand report to Eisenhower In advance Nixon had already sent from abroad a Idng written account of his views Eisenhower change with Nixon was still on tour But the President said he had told Nixon of the plan before Nixon left and Nixon pushed the idea during his Negotiations were still way on details of Khrushchevs 13day visit Plans still in the discussion stage called for a threeday stop in Washington where he and leaders would exchange state din ners amid talks on EastWest is announced his ex Khrushchev while sues On the proposed itinerary were New York where Khrushchev might address the General Assembly and Chicago and San Francisco The Kremlin chief has expressed an interest in seeing these cities Other possibilities included Tex See 4 Col 2 LIFE TASTES survivor of a threeman Granfc Canyon hiking trip John Hanson Owens III prepares to engulf a steak at Atlanta airport en route to his Savannah home The youth lost 30 pounds during his sixday ordeal Telephoto Poles Give Nixon Huge Sen doff Tea rs Noticed By FRANCES LEWINE Poland thousand Poles lined the streets qf Warsaw today waving arid applauding some with tears in their eyes as Vice President Richard M Nixon left by jetliner for Washington We came to Polandas the vice president said children were found safe Tuesday Jin a farewell speech atithe BabiceMilitary Airport on the ertAnrlinrr 4Un Pn GTCk SYr Qfomtr rt I o tt on 2 Belieforite Children Safe after spending the Anight in a wooded area a few miles from their home Richard Confer 10 and his sis ter Barbara foster children of Mr and Mrs Joseph TMarceloriis Bellefonte were found by a neighbor Mrs Marcelonis said the youngsters had spent the some bush es She said they failed to come home aftere eating dinner at anoth er neighbors home Monday night Greenland Labrador Iceland On Pick ISTC Drama Group For Overseas Tour Using the musical comedy The as a dramatic ve hicle an Indiana State Teachers College drama group of fifteen students directed by Robert W Ensley with musical direction by Charles A Davis will make an overseas entertainment tour for the Department of Defense under the sponsorship of the USO in associa tion with the American Education al Theater Association The Ensley Davis group will put on the musical comedy The Boyfriend at military installations in the North East Command at Greenland Newfoundland Labra dor Baffin Island and Iceland Scheduled to begin February 5 1960 the tour will last five weeks Indiana State Teachers College is one of eight colleges in the country selected for the AETO USO overseas touring program during the period September 1959 September 1960 The Boy Friend marks the fifteenth mu sical comedy codirected by the Ensley pavis team This figure is believed to be a record in mu sical comedy collaboration Summer Theater Guild presents the Ensley Davis directed musi cal comedy The Boy Friend to night through Saturday at in Fisher Auditorium on the college campus in Indiana Record crowds are anticipated for this Summer Theater Guild production The box office indicat ed there are still ample seats left to take care of customers for each night but the suggestion is made that reservations be made as early as possible by calling the Fisher Auditorium box office from to daily pr after Wednesday through Sat urday edge of Warsaw We are leavingPoland as better Nixon sent Soviet Premier Ni kita Khrushchev a personal letter before leaving telling him he had enjoyed his tour Union and found of the Soviet his talks with Khrushchev extremely interest The Soviet news agency Tass reported that the vice president had written he hoped that some progress had thus been achieved toward a situation where the two governments together with other governments could get down to a peaceful settlement of the impor tant differences between Nixon traveled in a TWA four engine jet carrying members of the press party that accompanied him on his tour of the Soviet Union and Poland En route to Keflavik he was to give the newsmen a briefing on his trip then switch in Iceland See 4 Col 5 BOY FRIEND REHEARSAL Charles Davis left arid Robert Ensley review a number in The Boy Friend productipn which opens tonight at Indiana Summer Theater Guild The USO has announced it will take the local Guilds show on a fiveweek tour next year The musical will be staged tonight through Saturday on the campus of Indiana State Teachers College Bender photo Ike To Ask Labor Bill Enactment WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Eisenhower will make a nationwide broadcast Thursday night to urge the enactment by Congress of effective labor con trol legislation Eisenhower will speak from hfs office at Eastern Day light Time over the major radio and TV networks Press secretary Jaines C Hag erty said the White House had asked for 15 minutes on the net works to permit the President to talkto the nation on the need of the Congress to effective labor Eisenhower presumably will ask for legislation much like that of the LandrumGriffin bill which has been offered in the House as a substitute for the bill drafted by the House Labor Committee At a news conference last week the President spoke favorably of the measure sponsored by Reps Phil Landrum DGa and Ro bert P Griffin Union leaders call this bill much tougher than the one reported by committee The AFL CIO is strongly opposed to it Eisenhower is known to want outlawing blackmail picketing and tightening up laws on secondary boycotts He has been represented as re garding both the House committee bill as well as the bill already See Ike To AskPage 4 CoL 4 enact this year reform legisla House Unit OKs Rights Legislation WASHINGTON House Judiciary Committee today ap proved a civil rights bill providing federal criminal penalties in cas es of bombings mob action against school desegregation and destruction of election records But in a last minute switch the committee struck out of the bill all provisions for technical and other aid to schooj desegregation Chairman Emariuel Celler CO NY said this switch was the work of the same unholy coali Democrats and a large number of It was the third major amputa tion on the bill accomplished by the coalition The bill which now goes to the House also would extend for two years the life of the existing Civil Rights Commission The measure follows in large part recommendations by Presi dent Eisenhowers administration But the committee during more than a week of closeddoor ses sions debated an Eisenhower pro posal for a special commission on equal joli opportunity under gov ernment Also deleted was a proposal strongly backed by some North ern Democrats to extend the en forcement powers of the U S attorney general Thisv section would have authorized the attor ney general to seek federal in junctions in all kinds of civil rights cases as he is now per mitted to do in voting cases Hold News Conference On Visit MOSCOW APJ Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev declared today in a news con ference that he wanted to talk peace with President Eis enhower without any sabre Khrushchev told a news conference lasting an hour and a half that talks with President Eisenhower were not intended to replace a summit conference but as a prelude to it He said his visit would afford an opportunity for talks not negotiations He gave no precise dates for the exchange of visits He prob ably will go to the United States in midSeptember he said and President Eisenhower will come here later in the autumn Some 300 correspondents corwd ed into the highdomed hall in the Kremlin to question the Soviet Premier who began the confer ence with a brief statement If these two powers establish good he said if they cooperate for peace there will be lasting peace He said he saw real opportun ities for SovietAmerican relations on peace and friend ship There art no territorial dis putes between our two countries nor any in soluble contradictions nor any issues which could pre vent the establishment of a cli mate of confidence and mutual he declared To a question about whether he might show President Eisenhower a rocket base he replied That might give a bad taste to the meeting between Then he went on with references See HoldPage 4 Col Calhouns Ser 3rd Phila St Grand Opening Free gifts 299x Find Pastor Dead Of Gun Shot Wound DAYTON Ohio pas tor of a large Dayton church was found shot to death today in the church study his face obliterated by a shotgun blast The victim was the Rev George H Riggs 49 who came here only four months ago from Louisville Ky Harry Bloomer deputy coroner said there was a possibility Riggs was shot with his own gun by a prowler Police said it appeared Riggs had interrupted a burglary The pastors wife Edna report ed her husband left the parsonage at armed with a 12 gauge shotgun in search of prowl ers Riggs1 body was found an hour later by his assistant the Rev David Roddy Bloomer said the minister was shot under the chin at close range Police said a clock radio was found disconnected and near the door A typewriter which had been removed from a desk was on the floor CoralGraceton Fire Co party Inside The Gazeffe POINT OF William Ingersoll discusses today the labor bills that are in Congress See Point of View on page 8 PUT See pictures of two Indiana football players on the Pitt squad Ed Clark and Andy Kuzneski are featured on page 22 Other Features Aladdiui Lamp Comics 4 5 38 Cdltoriil HuspiUl Society 9 Sporti 8S33 87 TVIUiUo U 10 World TwUj WEATHER To Help Supply 13 Votes HARRISBURG AP House Republicans agreed to day to help pass the 4 cent sales tax The decision was announced by Rep Albert W Johnson GOP floor leader after a 1 dour caucus of his party Johnson said he was in rormed by Rep Stephen Mc Cann Democratic floor lead er that the 148 million dol lar levy will be brought to a vote later today Johnson said McCann informed him he needed 13 votes to offset defections in the thin Democratic majority ranks There was no immediate com ment from McCann The GOP decision was an nounced as observers still were trying to assess the impact of a itatement issued by the states Big 4 labor leaders denouncing the proposed levy Joseph A McDonough Pennsyl vania Federation of Labor presi dent Harry Boyer state CIO pres ident Charles J Sludden legisla tive representative for the Rail road Trainmen and Lester Thom as lobbyist for the United Mine Workers asserted their position in a letter sent to all members of the General Assembly It came even as Republicans were planning to caucus to decide whether or not to sifpply the slim Democratic majority with enough votes to pass the mill dollar tax bill a Comprom worked out at a ing of the House leadership Its The labor leaders did not rule out some new sales tax measure as a solution to the taxstalemate See 4 4 Col 1 Steel Strike Effects Felt PITTSBURGH Pa effects of the threeweekold steej strike continued to spread today like a contagious illness claiming thousands more innocent victims in industries allied to steel An unofficial tally of layoffs in industries depending on steel indi cates that nearly workers are idle They are furloughed men who have no current arguments with their companies and whose com have no grievances with them They became involved in the dispute because their compa nies depend on steel to operate at full scale Their prospects for regular work are remote until the man nationwide steel walkout is settled The victims include mostly coal and iron miners railroad work ers truckers and other transpor tation men who handle steel To lesser extents there have been lay offs among dock and lake boat men and those employed by the steel plants who are not mem bers of the striking United Steel workers Union Shops and retail businesses buried deep in struck areas and with few customers besides the strikers have been seriously af fected by the abrupt drop in in come Retailers in the Gary steelmaking heartland say the business slump already is severe Looking ahead to darker days the strike is the Missouri State Employment Service says that in less than a month the impact of layoffs is See 4 Col t Godfrey Back Before Cameras HONOLULU God frey has relumed his place be fore television cameras the first time since his April cancer oper ation With Waikiki Beach and the Pa cific as background Godfrey Tuesday made a portion of hM hourlong comeback show presented Sept 16 He came here Saturday lor 10 day visit Partly cloudy and warm tonight and Thursday Low tonight 66 to 70 High tomorrow in the middle 80s Eagles Party every Thwrtday uite i   

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