Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - August 28, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania TEDDY An Indiana County Newspaper Thai Serves Every Member of the Family A penny of your thoughts reminds m what else can you buy for a penny Volume 13 Twenty Pages Indiana Pennsylvania Friday August 28 1959 City EDITION Two Sections OKs Goat For 1960 Campaign The executive committee board of directors of the Indiana County United Fond yesterday set its 1960 cam paign goal at This represents more than was raised last year by the Indiana White Township drive which netted for most of the same agencies The new quota was established at two formal meetings at which time Edelmanpresented the report of the admissions and bud get Committee which held a series of meetings over a three week period with each agency present ing the details of its proposed 1960 operational budget assignment of determin ing the financial requirements of each member agency gave our committee an insight as to how the wheels of charitable organiza tions turn It would be well if every one cduld serve at least once on this committee The people of Indiana County can be assured that we did an exacting job in developing this minimum needs goal of Edelman said Challenge to the County Joseph F McMahon president and campaign chairman told the Board that he felt that the goal for this year was a reasonable goal but to attain it would require the cooperation of every employed person and corporation doing busi ness in Indiana County by giving See 4 Col 2 United Fund Sets Sights On RECEIVES ROYAL WELCOME Vaccine Paralytic Polio Mounts In US WASHINGTON polio all states reported except a new 1959 weekly high of 285 last week previous week The figure was only six above the The Public Health Service reported this today Simul taneously it said it will likely be another year or two before live polio virus vaccines are licensed for general use in this country It urged use of the Salk polio vaccine Surgeon General Leroy E Bur Spaceships First Flight Meets Delay Chance1 Offered For Housing Bill WASHINGTON defiant Congress turning a deaf ear to Republican veto warnings today handed President Eisenhower a f last chance billiondollar hous ing bill Party lines fell apart Thursday as the House by a topheavy 283 105 vote completed congressional action on a bill that contained the same features that prompted a housing veto last month At stake was the Presidents perfect record of never having a veto overriden This time the House virtually dared him to chal lenge its action The overwhelming vote far ex ceeded the twothirds necessary to override The Senate vote on Aug 19 likewise was by a over riding majority of 7214 With adjournment fever mount Ing and House leaders looking forward to quitting by next week President was confronted with a takeitorleaveit proposi tion If President Eisenhower wants a housing bill this is his last proclaimed Rep Albert Rains sponsor of the bill and Democratic housing spokes man When the President vetoed the first housing bill as excessive he hit at new public housing authority loans to extend government into college class construction and other fea tures And in a message last Tuesday Eisenhower told Congress to limit itself to extending the authority of the Federal Housing Administra tion to insure home mortgages This authority which does not involve additional funds is already about five billion dol lars in excess of congressional See 4 Col 7 EDWARDS AIR Calif 31 Test pilot Scott Cross field takes a plane on its first power flight today Servicing difficulties delayed takeoff for what flight authorities hope will be a major milestone in the XlSs way to space It is designed ultimately to rocket a man 100 miles or more above the earth at nearly an hour Todays X15 No 2 in a series of three has been in the aironly once and then it was locked under the wing of a B52 bomber All three ships are identical however and Crossfield is confi dent No 2 will work as well as the No 1 craft did on its power less glide flight June 8 This flight is a test of the 50 foot black planes first power plant a set of two lowthrust rock et engines Later this year a singlechamber engine three times as powerful will replace them The X15 wing of its ney made public a new report of three on the present proposed live status virus vaccines which said several major prob lems remain to be solved I continue to urge all persons under 40 to complete their series of Salk injections so that no one FORCE remain unprotected at the time of the next polio Buney said The states with Nevada un heard from reported a total Situation In South By the Associated Press Another critical period is at hand for the school chil dren of the South where fed eral integration regulations sometimes clash sharply with traditional patterns and state laws The youngsters are about to start the fall term the sixth since the U S Supreme Courts 1954 decision outlaw ing segregation in the nations public schools Some children already are at tending classes in an atmosphere marked by less tension than in the past Other thousands are prepar ing to resume their educations A halfdozen schools are expect ed to be desegregated for the first time Four Negroes have been as signed to the Orchard Villa School in Miami and if they attend class 486 polio cases last week From Jan 1 through Aug there had been paralytic cases This compares with 928 last 1955 the first became avail of es Sept 8 it will mark the start jof integration at the public school 22 level in Florida and in Salk vaccine year year able There cases compared with last had been polio The largest increases last week were from Pacific states Wash ington State listed 15 cases with out specifying type compared with nine in the preceding week California had 22 cases 20 para lytic compared with 15 in the preceding week 13 of them paralytic New England states showed a slight increase last week Other fastened under the areas reported about the same or mother ship will be fewer cases than in the preceding Ordinance Shop To Give Way To Parking CHARLOTTE Confederate Navy Yard naval ord nance shop in miles the being demol ished to make room for an auto mobile parking lot The buildings exact age is not known but a woman whose father worked in it said the ordnance shop was moved here in 1862 from Portsmouth when Yankee forces threatened it there Later the shop was moved to Lincoln ton 33 miles northwest of Char when Union troops entered Carolina carried to feet where Crossfield will cut loose from the B52 He will fly the X15 up to about feet on its own power The twin engines are capable of rushing the craft to feet at close to miles an hour but they are not expected to be opened up all the way Instead Ciossfield will level off well below the planes ceiling and fly in a big within gliding distance of the dry lake beds that serve this base as land ing fields The whole procedure from B52 takeoff to X15 landing should take about 45 minutes Report Japan To Repay U S TOKYO is report ed ready to negotiate repayment to the United States of part of an estimated two billion dollars in special aid extended after World War II Some sources report the govern ment hopes the debt will be re duced to about 600 million dol lars They point out that West Germany in settling a similar ac count got a reduction and easy repayment week Kittanning Weathers Big Storm KITTANNING Wl Kit tanning continued to clean up the debris today after a 10mlnute thunderstorm blew in windows and knocked over trees and wires At least two cars were dam aged and several roofs were caved In during Thursdays storm Store windows were smashed and television anten nas were blown from roofs There were reports of some basement floodings Damages are too general to intelligently estimate an observer said No great dam ages occurred In any one place But there was damage at many Other initial desegregation at tempts will occur in states which now have at least token integra tion in some cities Elsewhere le gal battles are continuing and court rulings may take effect at laterdates See 4 Col 1 Heat Wave Broils Most Of East US Scattered heavy rains soaked parts of Wisconsin and Michigan today and a heat wave continued to broil the East and parts of the Midwest for the 10th consecutive day In Wisconsin where a cloud burst caused three storm deaths Thursday new rains saturated the northern part of the state dump ing inches at Rock Falls Both Upper and Lower Michigan re ceived large amounts including Flint one inch and Escanaba 71 inch Chicago already limp from nine consecutive days of 90 plus tem peratures girded for another weekend of searing heat Precipitation occurred from Arkansas and Tennessee into the lower Ohio Valley and the lower Lakes region Some widely scat tered showers fell along the At lantic Coast from extreme north ern Florida to Maine Gusty winds accompanied some of the thunder showers Pine Bluff received gusts of over 50 and Greey Bay over 40 Generally clear skies prevailed over the north and central portion Eagles dance Harry Aug 29 Steel Negotiators Recess From Talks NEW YORK AP Negotiations in the nationwide steel strike are ia recess so that leaders of bath sides can think things over for a few days When the talks start up igain Wednesday the strike of a half million workers will be1 50 days old of the country Early morning generally were in temperatures Dance tonite Medoras Grill Cly mer Fri tfx of the country Fraser with 36 was one of the cold readings continued in the 90s CROWD GREETS PRESIDENT IN eneral view shows part of crowds greeting Presi dent Eisenhower standing and waving in open gray car as he arrives in London from West Germany British Prime Minister Macmillan is seated beside him as motorcade is about to enter Grosvenor Square AP Wirephoto by radio from London Joseph F Finnegan director of the Federal Mediation and Concili ation service announced the re cess after a bargaining session Thursday He said top negotiators for the industry and the striking Unitejd Steelworkers Union of America told him that it is their joint opinion that time for additional work by the respective parties ris required in order for them to evfel uate and restudy their A joint statement by Union President David J McDonald and R Conrad Cooper chief industry negotiator said The parties have reached a point where a tem porary adjournment appears to be necessary After many weeks of continuous discussion both parties need to devote time with their own associates to review the problems the 70s over that have been considered and to assess efforts to date It is clear that up to now the Passengers Safe In Emergencies Two American Airlines Boeing 707 jet with 111 pas sengers made safe landings after operational trouble One landed at Idlewild Airport in New York City today and the other at Phoenix Thurs day The crew of the plane which landed in New York had to lower the landing gear manually be cause of a failure in the hydru lic pressure system Emergency trucks stood by as the plane came est spots In the desert Southwest parties have not been successful See 4 Col 6 down about 1 was described normal First Political Shot Barkley Asks Marked County Cars First shot in the countys pre election war was fired last night when Frank Barkley Republi can candidate for county com missioner said he has proposed a plan to have county cars mark ed if Im elected to the office Mr Barkley a newcomer to the local political front who waged an impressive primary campaign revealed the plan at last nights county wide GOP workshop at Mack Community Center here I think the public has a right to know where those cars are the GOP officeseeker said Of course you have to exclude lawenforcement cars the sheriffs and county detectives They cant be doing police work in them marked he added Barkley although not saying it directly was obviously point ing his plan to the county com missioners office where three cars are now driven by the two Democrats and one Republican Harold McCormick Dee Mil ler and Harvey Orr Barkley also stated has said the coun ty commissioners need only one car 1 dont want to say any thing about that until 1 check and know for the Blairs ville Republican added But you can be sure of one thing Ill drive my own car to and from Blairsville if I am he said assuredly I think hell go along with Barkley added in talking about whether or not his run ning mate J W Tiny Ever ett would endorse his plan The workshop attracted more than 250 Republicans to Mack Center where they discussed plans for an intensive registra tion campaign Mrs Boyd Ben nett vice chairman of the coun ty party conducted the work shop Sheriff Paul Jeffries county chairman urged committeemen and women to work hard for new We cant vote them unless they are Jeffries told his audience Under a new program advo cated by the State Republican organization Mrs William Hast ings Indiana was named assis tant to the county vice chair man Mrs Bennett Mrs George Wolfenden pres ident of the Indiana County Re publican Women announced that a Southwest District Political Activities Conference will be held at Rustic Lodge Sept Harry Bud Young of Star ford campaign chairman for the party announced that a series of rallies will be held through out the county beginning Oct 6 at Plum Creek Valley Grange Hall The landing by the airline as The other plane en route from Los Angeles to Baltimore made an emergency landing at Phoenix after a heating control system jammed FBI Director J Edgar was among the passen Red China ClaimsSaid Phony By US WASHINGTON AP ex perts have peered at Peipings new production claims only to find that like the old ones the new figures are as phony as a three yuan bill Take steel for example Chinese Communist Party chiefs announced following a twoweek strategy session that only 8 million tons of the tons of steel Red China previous ly claimed to have produced in 1958 were suitable for industry They set a 1959 goal of 12 mil Iron tons for this basic industrial item a sharp slash from the ear lier target of 18 million tons They claimed a output for the first half of this year President in Visit Of Britain BALMORAL Scotland Elizabeth II walked out of the gates of Balmoral Castle today and welcomed President Eisen hower who is on a diplomatic mission to Western Europe The President flew up from London in a Royal Air Force jetliner to Dyce Airport near Aberdeen then drove 50 miles through the Deeside country with Prinoe Philip the Queens husband The Queen and Princess Mar garet arrived at the castle gates a few minutes before Philip and the President drew up in their limousine The Queen wore a pale blue suit Margaret a dark gray one Stepping from the car Eisen hower shook hands with the Queen and Margaret Then he and Eliz abeth inspected an honor guard of the Royal Highland Fusiliers to the skirl of a bag pipe band Cheers went up from about 100 spectators most of them members of the castle staff a few from nearby villages The President then entered a royal car with the Queen hei husband and Margaret and See 4 Fair Signs Upset Boro Finally OKd Indiana County Fair directional signs will probably be placed ia Indiana tomorrow on state prop erty Directional signs aiding ists and visitors to the fairgrounds were placed on street poles here recently but were soon hauled down by borough police Police said they were following the provisions of a local ordinance which bans the placingof signs ol any type vai street lamp poles utility poles trees and buildings Fair Association directors report edly protested the removal of the signs on the grounds they the signs were directional in nature only Burgess G W Marbach said Im getting blamed for some thing I didnt do but the police department is right The ordinance doesnt allow the signs to be Borough Council President Paul authors of Forward possible ton specialists downgrading announced by Reds themselves See 4 3 High School Girls Stronger STANFORD Calif by Dr Marian Williams indicate muscles than college girls failure in the which measures arm and leg pull Hoover gers The pilot said cockpit heating system caused a Jin pounds fire warning light to flash on as the jet was feet above Pres cott about 90 miles north of Phoenix Airline officials said later that there was no sign of fire The incidents were the latest in a 707s See Page 4 Col 5 Dr Williams a Stanford Medienforce the burgess cal School physical therapist test ed 25 high school seniors and 25 t i 1 jpuiuugu ixuuugii xresmeni raw These statistics boasted by the McGregor agreed the police de ommunist authors of Ch naa partment was correct in taking prn remain down the signs but expressed the glorious to the point of being imopinron the ordinance has suffic A1O9 aUHIW of Washingient flexibility to permit the plac aside from the jng Of the signs similar to the the Fair Associations arrows in tha town Marbach pointed out that tha signs were taken down before he knew any details of the case but he emphasized that his interpre tation of the ordinance bans ad signs If the people want the law high girls have stronger changed should Vgo7o council have it changed and well college girls using an apparatus Suicide Victim NEW YORK AP Salesman Nat Finkelbrand 53 returned home Thursday night and noticed an array of food from the refrig erator neatly stacked on a kitchen table Opening the refrigerator door he found the jacknifed body oi his daughter Ann Marilyn 19 clad in a pink bathing suit Police listed the death as ap parent suicide The situation was solved this morning when the Fair Association was informed it could place its directional signs on stateowned markers in the borough Inside The Gazette BOYLE Books to Sleep By are featured iu Hal Boyles column today on editorial page 6 RACE Results of the first of three nights of harness racing at Dayton Fair are featured today on pages H and 15 Other Feafares Aliddiui tatup Buslurs Mirror Church Newt 16 3 1819 1818 Comics W17 Itt EOliqrlul Sport TVkUdia WEATHER Continued hot and humid tonight and Saturday with scattered showers and thundershowtrs mostly in the afternoou and ning Low tonight m upper 60s
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!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 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.
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!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"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.