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   Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - August 20, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania                                TEDDY An Indiana County Newspaper That Every Member of the Family ft tiiied ft to fool hit WMWI pirted But now Twantyfour Pages Indiana Thursday August 20 1959 Teenager Coral Dies Car Skids Overturns TAX BILL CAR TAPPED ON ROAD RIPPED BY WA1JER MAIN BREAKUnldentified Official checks auto abandoned when a break in a 60Inch water main ripped upsection of the East River Drive the Schuylkill River at Philadelphia yesterday Gushing water tore up highway M if an earthquake had struck Break occurred as the evening rush hour began arid A rnawive motorists developed in area Driver of car Rosenblatt of escaped mjury AP WirephotO QuakeStricken Area Jo 3 Tremors WEST Mont AP Three light vnnors jolted area Wednesday nigKt today TheWwas no damage The shocks awakened residents The With a driving rain hampered ef forts of searchers to renew the hunt for possible additional victims of the Monday night quake which touched off major landslides The first shock Wednesday night came about 10 the For est Service reported and was fol lowed by others about and 4 The tremors were the latest in a seriesthat has continued since the major shock and sent small landslides down the mountain Margot Fails In Girls Golf Match WASHINGTONMargot Morton failed on her sixth attempt at the National Girls Golf Championship but says shell try again next year Margot of Indiana encountered the tournament favorite at Manor Country Club in Marland yester jy and couldnt do anything about it Diana Hoke of Pittsburgh eliminated her in the second round five and four Three down after the first nine which she shot in four over par 40 Margot won her only hole of the match on the tenth with a regular four Diana won out by winning eleven twelve and fourteen at par Margot her home club champion Jid three time winner of Jhe Penn sylvania Junior Crown is 16 The maximum for the Golf As sociation Championship event is 17 She has one more to go Lias Trial Certificate Be Filed WHEELING W Va certificate of readiness for a de portation trial concerning William G Lias of Wheeling probably will be filed in U S District Court at Washington when the court con venes in October Asst U S Atty John F Doyle said in Washington that no certifi of readiness has been filed ior Lias trial but indicated it would be done in October The federal government has ob tained testimony that school rec ords list Lias birthplace Cy thion Greece Michael G A Maz arakis an official with the Greek Embassy in Washington gave such testimony in a deposition taken by attorneys for Lias and the igovernment it was reported tLias attorneys wanted to learn e basis for the governments claim that he is an alien who is in this country illegally Brush Fire Here Indiana Firemen responded to an alarm about today when a fire was reported on the Trimarchi Trim Tree Nurs Mest of Indiana on Route 422 r There was no immediate report slopes Ground parties aided by skin divers want to search above and below Hebgen Dam hard hit in the Monday night shocks Searching crews are made up of men from the Civil Defense or ganization sheriffs office Forest Service and volunteers They said they would not at tempt to dig into the 50million ton landslide below Hebgen Dam until the comparatively slight tre tmors subside Bodies of eight quake victims have been recovered from the de vastated mountains and canyons Reborts from survivors indicate the toll may to 12 They told of seeing a car with a man and a woman and a crippled boy See 4 Col 2 ListCouple Unchanged Here Donald Streams 20 Marion Center remains in serious condition in the Indiana Hospital with injuries he received Tuesday when his car was struck by a train at Marion Center His wife Judith 18 is listed Both received severe injuries of the face and head when their car apparently stalled on the train track beside Route 119 at Marion Center Mr Streams was thrown from the vehicle and Mrs Streams was pinned to the car lihln Cone Grab VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE Calif out of the vast Pacific heavens a small capsule dangling from a para chute was expected to drop slow ly toward the ocean today And waiting in Hawaii was a team of fliers with a seemingly impossible go out and try to catch it before it hit the water The capsule went aloft Wednes day fixed in the nose of the Dis coverer VI1 satellite which is flashing around the earth once every 95 minutes in an egg shaped northsouth orbit This afternoon 26 hours after the launching the capsule was to be kicked loose from the 19foot satellite And for the second time in less than a week a squadron of Air Force C119 Flying Boxcars was set to take off from Hawaii and try to execute an almost incredi ble catch Each plane was equipped with a recovery trapezelike affair The project is aimed at lolving the reentry to get a man in space and once hes there get him back Although the odds against suc cess seem overwhelming the Air Force hoped to have more than the highly remote chance of sight ing the capsule during its descent The capsule was equipped with a radio which was supposed to send signals to give the recovery team an idea of its whereabouts Such a rpcovery was planned following the successful launching of Discoverer V last week But the radio in the falling capsule evidently broke down Nobody got a signal from it The capsule pre sumably tumbled into the sea Discoverer VI is expected to re See 4 Col 2 Inside The Gazette SOUNP FAMILIAR Husbands will enjoy a chuckle or two while reading Hal Boyle today on editorial page 6 CREEKS1DE Creekside made it two in a row over Lucerne last night in Gerater County League playoffs See pages 18 and 19 Other Feafwres But taeif Mirror Croiiwurdi B 8223 33 Editorial BotplUl Society Sporti 88 TVIUdlo 4 Theater World 10 WEATHER Clear and Friday mostly sunny hot and humid with a few scattered afternoon thundershowers Little temper ature change i i Crash On Curve Coral youth was killed and a companion Critically injured near here early today when their car skidded out bf control over Editors note Donald Stan Combes condition was still listed as critical at this after noon at Lee turned and rolled down an embankment Dead on arrival at Lee Hos pital Johnstown was Keith Frederick 17 In critical condition at the hospital is Donald Stancombe 118 also of Coral Hospital of ficials say he frac tured injuries in the onecar smashup State Police and f i r e jtop n 5 fjpm Bolivaf searched toe accident scene whel it was first reported a third per son was in the auto The reports erroneous Police said Frederick was driv ing the auto and was southbound on legislative route 64190 when he apparently lost control on a sharp left curve police said failed tonegotiate the curve skidded approximately 100 feet struck the guard posts oa the right side bf the over several times and rolled down an embank ment Both Frederick and Stancombe were thrown clear of the careen ing automobile Frederick reportedly suffered a fracture of the skull and other multiple injuries Time of the accident was set at DST by investigating officers The auto was totally de molished KEITH FREDERICK dies in crash Maddened Elephant Kills 20 In India KANDY Ceylon mad dened temple elephant charged a crowd 1f at a religious festival Wednesday night Twenty persons were reported killed in the crush and thousands injured Several persons were reported missing It was feared some had fallen or jumped into Kandy Lake nearby The elephant was one of more than 100 participating with dancers and drummers in an an nual Buddhist pageant called Perahera The animal became infuriated when it stepped on burning coals which had dwpped from a flam ing torch It wheeled about and charged and the crowd ran screaming in panic seeking shel ter in nearby buildings atop walls and in trees Two mahouts clung to the ele phints tail and trunk They final ly stopped it and chained it to a lamppost But the noise of the surging crowd set the beast off again and it broke loose smash ing shop fronts and trampling ob stacles in its path Police finally shot and killed the See 4 Col 4 Who Else Repairs Them McGUl Motors has two factory trained men on automobile air con ditioners All makes Route 119 south opposite Fair Grounds 8x Indiana Floral Co will close 5 on Friday Aug 21st 7x DONALD STANCOMBE Critically Injured Lone Civil War Survivor Worse HOUSTON Tex last survivor of the Civil War armies sank into delirium for a time Wednesday then rallied slightly The condition of Walter W Wil liams 116yearold Confederate veteran remained critical Williams has been near death since his strength was sapped by a recent bouth with pneumonia The old soldier blind and almost deaf was visited Wednesday by Bobby Vaughn 15 a Norris youth who saidhe had al ways yearned to meet and talk with a Rebel cavalryman Both Sides i Say Steel By JOE F KANE WASHINGTON AP Striking steelworkers and the steel industry both claimed today that a new government report bolsters their positions Maintaining its hands off policy in the 37 day old steel strike the government on Wedneesday released figures showing that steel profits prices and wages have been going up for years Secretary of Labor James P Mitchell made public the word background report on the el dispute He said neither side been doing Any intensive bar g and urged greater efforts is reached declined to make down in die deadlocked negotia bpnsiand which side shoulddo are no conclusions drawn from the he said The responsibility for a settle ment of the strike rests upon man agement and However he made it clear that the public has an interest in the dispute which each week is cost ing 300 million dollars worth of production and 70 million dollars in wages Mitchell told several hundred newsmen at a news conference that the effect of the strike so far has not been serious from a na tional standpoint But a national emergency might result if the strike is not settled by the latter part of September or early October he said in reply to a question Management and union spokes men lost no time in commenting on Mitchells report R Conrad Cooper chief nego tiator for the steel industry said the report shows steel wages have put steelworkers at the top of the Increases in employ ment costs have exceeded increas es in output per man hour Cooper said thereby forcing up steel prices He said the increase of output per man hour in steel was lower than in the national See BothPage 4 Col 5 ORBIT SHOT The Air Forces Discoverer VI leaves the launch ing pad at Vandenberg Air Force Base in an attempt to orbit the earth and return a 300 pound in strument package Oral Vaccine For Polio New Rate In Effect At Once HARRISBURG 4 per cent sales tax became law in Pennsylvania today Gov Lawrence signed the legisla tion into law minutes the Legislature completed ac tion oh the levy The governor put his name to the measure at p m HARRISBURG AP The 4 per cent sales tax bill went to Gov Lawrence for signature today following quick House agreement to the Senate approved version ol the legislation Spurred by Senate approv al of the measure on Wednesday night floor leaders sent out an emergency alert to the mem bership to return to Harris burg for concurrence in the Senate amendments Most House members after learning of the 1830 defeat of the sales tax boost earlier Wednes day had gone home with the im pression that their work had been completed for the week But the Senate five hours after voting down the sales tax legisla tion changed its mind and proved it 2622 The reversal ia a span of only hours was the first action of its kfnd on a major tax RK Pa AP University of researcher sees the daywhen the public will be able to protect itself against polio by taking a capsule or a liquid containing a live virus vaccine Dr Hilary Koprowski told the annual Pennsylvania Health Con ference here Wednesday that live polio vaccine would be commonly used to inoculate children in the United States in two or three years The Salk Vaccine used in this country is a killedvirus type ad ministered by injection The live vaccine may be administered oral ly Koprowski director of the uni versitys Wistar Institute Medical Research Center said the vaccine already is being used in some countries and is well adapted to mass immunization against polio TaFks PITTSBURGH AP Negotia tions between the National Radiator Co and the United Steel workers on a new contract will re sume here Friday Talks were recessed Aug 13 The present contract expires Aug Indiana Floral Co will close 5 on Friday Aug 21st 7x For Summer Carlos Romulo Speaks Sunday At ISTC Meet General Carlos Am bassador from the Philippines to the United States will make the Commencement address to the graduating class at State Teachers College Indiana Pennsylvania August 23 1959 The World Today will be Dr Romulos subject as he speaks to about 116 members of the August graduating class in John S Fisher Auditorium j The service begins at Music for the processional and re cessional will be by Catherine Carl organist Reverend William K Sheridan assistant pastor at St Bernards Church in Indiana will give the Invocation and Benedic tion Myrna Kitchen will give a flute solo accompanied by Grace Her bst Dr Ralph W Cordier dean of instruction will introduce the chairmen of the departments and Dr Willis E Pratt president of the college will confer the de grees Lt Col Truman E Deyo will give ROTC Commissions Eighteen persons will receive the master of education degree in ad dition to the 116 who will receive the bachelor of science in educa GEN CARLOS P ROMULO ISTC speaker Sunday tion degree Born in Manila Philippines in January Carlos P Romulo graduated from the University of the Philippines in 1918 and from Columbia University with an degree in 1921 He has received numerous honor ary degrees including the doctor of literature from Rollins College the doctor of philosophy from the University of Athens Greece doc tor of humanitarian service from Temple University doctor of hu mane letters from the University of Hawaii Saint Vincent College and New York Medical College and the doctor of civil law from Bucknell University He has received the doctor of law degree from twentyeight dif ferent institutions of higher educa tion including Notre Dame and Harvard as well as the University of the Philippines in Manila During his early career before the war Dr Romulo was an editor and publisher of newspapers and publications in Manila He was See Gen RomuloPage 5 Col 1 sylvanias equal to the highest in he Only Washington has Watewide Mies tax as high as 4 cent Rep Stephen tic floor leader said PI think w when asked about prospects for House acceptance of Senate See 4 fcl Pa Second State 4 Sales Tax HAfcRISBURG Pa Pennsylvania join Washington as the second state in the nation to have a sale tax as high an 4 per cent The State Senate passed the measure Wednesday night 2622 The Pennsylvania House had ap proved the bill earlier An administration source said that Gov David L Lawrence will sign the bill as soon as it reaches him In addition to Increasing tha rate the legislation calls for ex tending the sales tax to retail chases from beer distributors and at state liquor stores bottled soft drinks purchased in less than gal lon containers from a bottler or distributor auto inspection er fees laundry and dry cleaning services Pennsylvania now has a 3 per cent sales tax that applies erally to all items except food for home consumption and clothing New Cleaning Plant Started AtHeshbon HESHBONPennsylvania Coal Coke Division of Fairbanks Whitney Corp announced today that work will begin immediately on a new coal cleaning plant at its Mine 62 In Heshbon The improvement program will place the mines coal on a more competitive basis officials said in making the announcement They pointed out that tht cleaned coal will have more nues of Wetwashing and aircleaning methods will be included ia new plant which is scheduled be completed by Novwnbtr Contract for the work awarded to Roberts ft Co of Chicago Mine 62 is served by tbfl sylvania and Baltimore Railroads The newest operation ff sylvania CosJ and Coka it has been employing men Piuty   

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