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   Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - August 19, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania                                ff TEDDY Gfittotf ttptiftftt with your ftfortdg does nothing but kwp you itrt M it Indiana County Newspaper Member at5 the Family Vetumi 8 EDITION Indiana Pifimylvanfdi Wtdntsday August 19 Two Sevan SENATE Engine In Explosion QUONSET POINT R I pilot seated in his aboard the Navy carrier Wasp was killed 6n Tuesday when the engine ex ploded A second Navy man apparently was asphyxiated as he fought the resulting fire A score of other Navy men mostlfr burns but only one was seri ously hurt Another suffered a broken leg All the rest back on their jobs today This was the report as the ton carrier arrived in grim silence today at the NavalAir Station here where anxious relatives awaited the big ship The Wasp was on maneuvers 250 miles off the Virginia coast when the blast occurred The deadr Lt Jim Frank Hagan Marianna and Aviation vApprentice Donald How fawTrask of Kene N H The was trapped in tin elevator pit he The fire destroyed three helicop ters but the damage to the ship was confined to hangar bay No 1 the forward compartment of three bays below the flight deck The accident occurred while ci vilian guests were being briefed on the mission of task force Bravo antisubmarine maneuvers See 10 Col I Flash Flood In Needles Calif Kills 3 NEEDLES Calif AP A lash flood has left three dead and ne missing on the California Arizona desert Forecasters say another cloudburst may be on the Wasp Blast Death To Two SOUNDS checks the heartbeat of her daughter Brancene after the youngster underwent a heart ailment Francene was a gradul ally closing valve to the Tjjie operation called a success Francene is to speM another in Johns Hopkins Hospital while recuperating AP Wirephoto way A cloudburst Monday night Successful Ipplants Of Plastic flefh PROVIDENCE R I of techniques by which plastic teeth can be implanted in sockets of ex tracted teeth or in surgicallycreated sockets was announce today by a young Providence dental surgeon Special research was sponsored by Rhode Island Hospi tal here and done by Dr Hodosh The 33yearold assistant dental surgeon reported that since Nov 11 1958 he has made 22 success ful plastic tooth implants in hu dropped more than an inch of rainmans two of them in surgically i created sockets Announcement of his accom plishments came after reports last in three hours on this farm town on the Colorado River The storm washed out major highways destroyed bridges stranded hundreds of motorists flooded Needles stores ripped up Saturday by searchers of Navy medical re development of a railroad tracks and endangered Isolated hamlets Massive walls of water pouredi I nTGG out of normally dry ravines and sent boulders skimming like peb bles over Highways 66 and 95 virtually sealing off the town At least eight persons narrowly es caped serious injury as the tor Brents swept cars off the highways See 10 Col 5 Killed Monday night when their iruck was flipped and torn to bits This Afternoon Indiana Firemen responded to three alarms this afternoon The first alarm was sounded foritunes Old Faithful Unaffected By Quake YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK Wyo Faithfu spouted on its regular schedule today unharmed by the earth quake which spread devastation in this scenic area The famous geyser gushed steam and boiling water everj hour just as it has done for cen a brush fire on the Warren Road shortly before one oclock Two alarms were sounded at y a 25foot wall of water Pm local firemen Ben Elthe Francis Yazzi andito a brush fire in Ernest near the Charles Sanche Navajo Catholic Church and the second at the Borough Dump There is no immediate report of any serious damage at any of the fires for the Sante Fe Railway They were part of a sixman crew dispatched to check a rail road washout Two men George Ashmore crew foreman and Geronimo Rodriguez the driver wexe re scued fc Sheriffs officers planned to re sume the search today for the sixth crewman identified as Fred Athene Police Chief Robert E Ford he feared Athene was buried under an avalanche of debris at Park rangers said the terrific Trapped By Quake By TOM MADDOX WEST YELLOWSTONE Vlont AP Earthquake xxrn avalanches still trapped ampers and fishermen in the wild mountains of southwest Montana today The known death toll was ight but it may go highjp Many did not know the at i campground on a hillside where hey were supplied by air with blankets water food and ciga ettes Leaden skies today stalled lelicopter rescue operation The overcast also delayed start of a bulldozer probe into the huge slide at Rock the top of gave way Mon day night and created a new hill 200 to 300 feet high This search was to determine other quake victims may be buried in the debris Four of the dead were from one family They were F R Bennett 45 of Coeur DAlene Idaho his two daughters Carole 17 and Su san 5 and a son Tom Ben netts wife and another son Phil lip 15 were injured A ISyearold survivor Margin Stryker of told today how his father and step mother Mr and Mrs E H Stry ker died in the slides They couldnt have known what hit he his Jirfvn 8 wejje sleenii in a separate tent awa and escaped Three helicopters were at West XeMpJvstone to operate the airlift to bring out the persons in the lakes the Madison River where the quakes Tuesday hit with the most force Many got out Tuesday nigh when buqfcled broken High way 287 was opened by a road crew Idaho State Police reported Some were able to drive out their own cars They had been trapped between the slide and damaged Hebgen Dam seven miles away Police of three states Idaho Wyoming and Montana workw side by side in the rescue efforts aldng with sheriffs officers Civi Defense workers the Civil Air Patrol Red Cross workers men from military units and the Forest Service In an effort to determine wheth er people are buried beneath the Rock Creek campground slide names of all persons from the area were being logged Officials said the death toll might rise to at least 13 Survivors reported seeing a cou pie and a crippled boy swept away by an avalanche which struck See 10 Col 1 Last Civil War Vet Weaker HOUSTON Tex AP Walter The quake felt heavily in the park Monday night damaged pic turesque Old Faithful inn Old Faithful geyser mightiest of the many which seethe in the park has been seen and photographed by millions anof the Civil War awoke once Tuesday but his condition of ex trme weakneess continued Doctors said comfortably Williams has been ill for nearly two weeks BUN FOR and others flee for their lives from a huge flames created by an explosion in a fire at an oil company storage areayesterday in Kansas City About 100 fire men were injuredin fighting the flames AP Wirephoto Copyrighted by Charles Campbell WDAFTV Pa n crease By FRED B WALTERS HARRiSBURG Republicans have helped the Democraticdominated House pass a measure that would increase thelstate gasoline tax from five to six cents a gallon V AWA TMWA LJ A SI Berget wilt be defeated r measure justpassea in the House Tuesday with only two votes to The vote was 10887 I p bolon baid Target of Thrown Acid WASHINGTON AP Con gressional associates quoted Rep Frank Thompson DNJ today as reporting acid was thrown on him from a passing automobile Tues day as he drove to his office Thompson himself was not im mediately reachable for details Rep Stewart L Udall a close friend of Thompson said the New Jersey representative told him and a few others about the incident Udall said there was an acid hole through Thpmpsons clothing and a burn on his arm about the size of a dime Thompson was quoted as say ing he threw up an arm when he saw the fluid being squirted at him from a syringe and there by protected his face The Washington Post quoted a source close to Thompson as say ing he had been receiving anony mous telephone threats for about two weeks in connection with his activities as a leading backer of the middleoftheroad labor control bill in the House The House finally dropped that bill in favor of a broader measure after The extra penny tax is expected to yield 62 million dollars in the 195961 biennium for Highways Secretary Park H Martins road building plans Rep Democra tic floor leader told the House that 95 per cent of the additional money would go for projects en tirely financed by the state The remainder would be for federally aided programs Still to be acted upon by the House was a boost in the drivers license fee A vote on that revenue measure estimated to yield 22 millions in the biennium may not dome before next week Three lastminute vote switches See Pa 10 Col 3 CoralGraceton Fire Co party Additional PoliceAsked For Borough The addition of auxiliary police to the Indiana Borough Police De partment was recommended at the Borough Council meeting last night Council voted to make the rec ommendation to Burgess G W Marbach that additional law en forcement personnel be hired to assist with traffic and other law enforcement In addition council also accept turning down a still less stringented low of from the one John Haney Co of Indiana for Udall however said that inithe purchase of a new coat boiler for the Community Center Build ing The property committee1 rec ommended the purchase after a study of the heating problems oi the community building talking to him Thompson men was resting tioned no such threats The Arizpnan said Thompson steered clear of relating the incident to his labor legislation position or any other activity Annual Euent Slated Aug 30 Through Sept j Indiana County Fair Registrations Increase According to the number of ex hibits we have registeredwe feel the scene ot the accident 10 miles we are going to have a good fair east of Needles The Southern j This was the summation made California town is 225 miles northlast evening by Clyde Houck Cly tast of Los Angeles Motorists trapped by the flood A See 10 Col S Peelor Bible Class will meet to nite at the Methodist Church to pay respects to the late C Kunkle mer RD 1 president of the Indiana County Fair Assn at a meeting of the association and other fair personnel It was reported by various sup that entries in many i classifications are above last year during the session conducted by No 1 potatoes 50 Ib John Auld Homer Sunkist California oranges 3 doz Shortys Fruit Market City A twenty percent increase is ex 5X pected in the dairy cattle division with about 20Q head registered for Eagles Party every Thursday showing It was reported ile Wed about 150 sheep are entered 85 beef cattle and about 280 hogs An increase was also noted in the amount of farm machinery and equipment scheduled for display An added attraction this year will be two tents erected between the swimming pool and the carni val area housing 4H and Future Farmer of America displays It was reported that 28 4H Clubs from the county will have displays in their tent and FFA Clubs from the schools in the county have pre pared exhibits for their display tent The removal of the 4H and FFA exhibits from the picnic shelter area will give more space for the displaying of the vegetables flow ers hand work and other entries usually shown in that building the milk dealers is touring The cooperation of the Christ mas Trels Growers of Indiana County was noted in their provid ing of trees to be used as the background for the stage in front of the grandstand Pennsylvania fairs Fair officials also issued a re minder that the fair starts with the annual Indiana County Harvest Festival Service on Sunday Aug 30 at in the grand Also featured this year will be stand Dr Will Orr president of a twoday visit to the fair of Miss Beverly Mae Robinson of Wash ington who is currently serving as Pennsylvanias Milkmaid She was picked to represent the Pennsyl vania Association of Milk Dealers and will be at the Indiana Fair Sept 1 and 2 appearing during the judging of cattle and in front of the grandstand Miss Milkmaid is a former 4H member and as the representative Westminster College will be the guest speaker The program is sponsored by the Indiana County Ministerial Assn The Penn Premier Shows will be on the carnival grounds throughout fair week in Indiana Officials report the grounds in good condition and additional dis play racks have been prepared tor displaying fair entries No 1 potatoes 50 Ib bag Sunkist California oranges 3 doz Shortys Fruit Market 5x Labor Heads Hoping To 3 See Nik it a FOREST PARK Pa AP Some American labor union lead ers are hoping to meet with Sovie Premier Nikita Khrushchev nex month despite official AFLCIO disapproval Walter Reuther heaid of the Auto Workers he fel spokesman for American labo should tell the Soviet leade straight from the shoulder tha they are irrevocably dedicated tc human freedom and opposed tc Communist Meany AFLCIO presi dent and the bulk of the federa tions high command were known however to intend to boycott the Khrushchev visit to the Unitec States They feel they should hav nothing to do with a dictator wh they say bars freedom of labo in his own country George Harrison chairman of a AFLCIO international committee and member of this country delegation shared Meany feelings and a view that little gooc will come from Khrushcevs visit Harrison heads the Railway Clerks Union See New Try For Passage BULLETIN HARRISBURG The Senate today defeated he 4 per cent sales tax plan The vote was 1830 Two Democrats who yoted or the bill changed their votes to no in a parliamentary maneuver indicating that a new effort will be made to ass the measure Democrats voting against the 1 were Sens Peter J Camiel Benjamin R Dpnolow Thomas J Kalman yette Hugh J McMenamui Harry E Seyler DYork and William J Lane Sens Charles R Weiner Demo cratic floor leader anda fellow Philadelphia Democrat Israel their yes votes to no just the roll call was announced In that way it placed Weiner and Stiefel on the prevailing side aarliamentarily and will permit them to bring up the measure for reconsideration The only Republicans voting for the bill were Sen M Harvey Tay lor John van Sant Le J Irving Whalley Somer set and Edward J Kessler Lan Defeat of the measure came as no surprise since the GOP pledged it would give no votes despite a division withnt the See4 SalesPage II Col 2 Latrobe Plant Hit By Strike LATROBE Pa production workers struck today at three plants of Kennametal in a new dispute The employes represented by the United Auto Workers union walked off the job with expira tion of their contract Shut down were plants here and at nearby Kingston and Chestnut Ridge The strike came after a five hour negotiating session Tuesday Ask Increase In Pa Aid To Schools HARRISBURG aid to schools would be boosted an ex tra 100 million dollars the next two yearsunder a bipartisan plan submitted before the senate today It contrasts with another school subsidy proposal introduced imthe House several months ago that would add an estimated 200 mil lion dollars to the states educa tion bill Goyi Lawrences 195960 budget program calls for some 705 mil lions in subsidies during the two year period But an additional 28 millions may be added from proposed 4 per cent sales tax Sen Harry E Seyler a junior high school principal said the Senate bill would increase the maximum annual school subsidy base from per teaching unit to the first year and to 000 the second year of the bien nium The House bill would boost the maximum base to immed iately for each teaching unit a unit consists of 22 pupils in high schools or 30 pupils in elementary schools The Senate version also would require local effort to be increased proportionately to keep the present subsidy formula intact Neither the House bill nor the Senate version provides for teach er salary increases However a separate House bill would appro priate 64 million dollars for this purpose Seyler one of four Senate spon sors said higher subsidies are necessary because school districts night failed to resolve the dis throughout the state are reaching A company spokesman said the union had rejected a pay package increase totaling 11 cents an hour Inside The Gazette BOYLE Hal Boyle reports today that residents of New York City had the opportunity to learn who their neighbors were during the blackout this week See 6 PLAYOFF Creekside and Lucerne played to a tie last night in the Greater County League Playoffs See page 18 Other Features C uuiic s Mirrvr EdUorUI HoepiUl Notct SocUty 10 Theater 18 IS 4 the point where their local re sources will no longer make it possible for them to have an ade quate educational program He recommended no specific tax to finance the increased sub sidies but said there are enough tax proposals in both chambers of the Legislature to carry the load Other sponsors are Sens Jo Hays Albert R Pec han RArmstrong and Paul L Wagner WEATHER Fair and mild tonight Thursday mostly sunny and warm with a Chance of widely scattered afternoon or evening thunder showers Identify Dead In Bus Fatality DONEGAL I Pa AP Thf victims of a spectacular bustruck crash on the Pennsylvania Turn pike have been identified M Ju lius Boras 55 and Patricia Ana Day 20 both of Cleveland They were occupants of Greyhound but Five otherf injured Tuesday Boras is not related to golfer of Uaej wme ii   

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