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   Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - September 8, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania                                TEDDY s An Indiana County Newspaper That Serves Every Member of the Asking a friend Hdw often leadi to hearing all of the fellows troubles Volume 21 Pages Indiana Pennsylvania Tuesday September 8 1959 City EDITION Two Sections Seven Qwtt Fire Near Saltsburg Leaves Nine Homeless 3Room Structure Leveled 45 Nine per sons of the Paul Murphy fam ily were left homeless yester day when fire leveled their threeroom frame house about five miles southwest of here Firemen said Murphy an unemployed miner was tarr ing his roof when the tar caught fire and spread to Bother sections of the building about a m Murphy they said was on the roof when the blaze broke out but escaped injury Volunteers from the New Alex andria and Saltsburg fire depart ments rushed to the scene but the building and all of the familys contents were destroyed within a few minutes Firemen withheld an estimate of damages pending a further inves tigation of the loss They said Murphy his wife and seven chil dren wer eresiding in the three room home Murphy they added has been unemployed since he suffered a heart attack late in 1958 He has no insurance to cover the loss Officials of the Red Cross chap ter in Greensburg rushed emerg ency aid to the family last night Red Cross authorities said the Murphys would probably reside at the home of a daughter Mrs James Baker Tunnelton until they can locate another house Children at home include Dan 17 James 16 Barbara 14 Na omi 13 Mildred 10 Patricia 3 and Judith Rose three months Two other daughters are mar ned and were not living at home Seven In Knox Coal Co Disaster WILKESBARRE Pa AP Seven men were indicted by a Lu zerne County grand jury today on jjhcharges of involuntary manslaugh ter in connection with the Knox Coal Co mine cavein last Jan 22 that killed 12 miners Three of them also were ac cused of conspiracy The Susquehanna River to hole in the mine flooding tlv thracite diggins that ranged under the iceclogged waters state investigation after the tragedy said operators of the mine had been negligent in per milling miners to go into sections not properly protected Altogelher the grand jury com posed of 17 women and 3 men handed up 13 indictments in con nection with the Knox case to Judge John J Aponick Dist AttyM Albert H Aston said the seven were named in each of the 12 indictments charging man slaughter The 13th indictment named three for conspiracy for al legedly keeping secret the true ownership of the mine located at Port Griffith eight miles north of WilkesBarre None of the bodies of the trapped miners has been recov ered Each of the involuntary man slaughter indictments named the seven as responsible for the death of a particular miner COUNTY ROAD RECORD GOOD n latest outbreak of tfeenage violence The fatal stabbing Monday night brought to five the number slain by teenagers in Manhattan in little more than two weeks j The rising tide of street violence and juvenile crime has aroused the city Police started a crackdown a week ago and have arrested over 300 youths on minor charges The stabbing came a short time after Mayor Robert F Wagner de livered a tough television speech in which he said juvenile crime would be met with all the power the city police can muster This isnt juvenile delinquency some advanced stage of truancy from school or pinching apples from the corner de clared Wagner Its crime full fledged committed by youths old enough to know better butis still thaTcongress who probably never wjnd up its labors next week He referred to the slaying i The U N Security Council30 of two 16yearold boys in a Sen Lyndon B Johnson of Tex 1 spots where Red dominated Pathet Laos troops are reported massing for a major assault against the Laotian government Ventiane 2 is receiving point for airlift of several planes from to Laos Airlifted planes were assembled in Bangkok 3 and readied for flight to Venti ane at Saigon Laos has great need of aircraft because of rugged border terrain UN Security Council OKs Laos Study UNITED NATIONS N Y AP LAOS ROUNDUP Newsmap Youth Admits Another StabDeath Marks Outbreak Of Teen Violence In NYC i NEW YORK 17yearold boy was accused to day of stabbing a man to death in the street in the citys Say Congress Optimistic On Wind Up WASHINGTON AP Republi can congressional leaders told President Eisenhower today there bruahed aside an attempted Soviet veto today and set up a fourna tion subcomimttee td look into charges of Communist ag HellS gression The 11nation playground the Democratic leader issued by several youths new speedup orders and indicated armed with knives A week ear some confidence He Her a 15yearold girl was shot to however that there is no magic death and a boy fatally stabbed in Saturday for an adjournment tn n tr r jI i in an outburst of street gang wardate Sen council put Ar gentina Italy and Tunisia on the subcomimttee by a 101 i on every youngster who is a mem Morse DOre vote for a resolution sponsored by Britain France and the United States The three sponsors are members of the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization which has declared Laos in its defensive area The vote came five minutes aft er midnight toward the end of ani emergency session that began oni Labor Day afternoon andi stretched through eight hours ofj talk and a dinner break Delegates expressed hope the subcommittee would go quickly to i Most gang throughout the of the several Qi started Sept 1 were charged with See Page 2 Col 2 Senate Unit OKs New Housing Bill WASHINGTON AP The Morse who says he is opposing jthe sort of legislation that comes hundred Of a sessionend speedup blocked a move to permit the Sen ate Banking Committee to work on a compromise housing bill while the Senate was in session He also delayed but did not ac tually head off by objection a Johnson proposal to hold a mor ning hour in which senators make speeches introduce bills and put material in the Congres sional Record under a threemin ute time limit After the regular meeting of 0U hSVfWlllli 14 IV MlllVrVIV I 4 ML Laos and bring back the facts asSenate Banking Committee today GOP chiefs with Eisenhower Sen basis for possible further acippr0ved thrdtry billiondollar tion Koto Matsudaira of after receiving assur j lances President H expressed belief it would serve asi a United Nations presence in the area and would ease ances President Eisenhower would sign it The Only One Injury Mishap Indiana County apparently escaped with but one injury ccident on district highways the Labor Day weekend ccording to State Police from he Indiana substation Two Homer City men are n the Indiana Hospital one isted with injuries hey reecived in a onecar ac ident shortly before noon n Sunday four miles south f Homer City on Route 56 In critical condition is ohn H Kurscics 23 107 arlisle Homer City Listed in serious condi ion today is the operator of he car Alton Kunkle 21 248 Ridge Homer City Hospital officials report Kurcsics s suffering from a skull injury and a fractured arm and fractured TWO INJURED IN ONLY WEEKEND INJURY H Kurcsics 23 Carlisle Homer City still in critical condition in the Indiana Hospital is shown on the ambulance stretcher at the sceneof Sundays onecar accident on Route 56 four miles fromHomer City Alton Kimkle 21 248 Ridge Homer City operator of the car remains in serious condi tion at the local hospital Gazette photo by Sipos Henry Cabot Lodge of the m the second measure Ei ed States introducing the resolu Everett M Dirksen of Illinois the Republican leader told newsmen This might be our last confer ence of the year I hope that we three can our work Ms week T Faubus Deplores NRock Bombing LITTLE ROCK Ark Orval E Faubus to day deplored three bombings over school integration Public tion said it was the least the Chairman A Willis Robertson D council could do for Laos said these were en reference to us out of here SEATO intervention he said ai House that the new ver tentative actions if they would be necessary might more rrhe word cameRobertson He said The United aftera meftlln8 of Republican con States believes there is no doubt jfessnal leaders with the Presl at all that aggression is being ths niornin8 The biggest change in the new bill is the elimination of a 50mil J ft 8 For Election In Britain LONDON Prime Minister Macmillan today set Oct 8 as the indignation mounted A reward fund was proposed for capture of the persons who tossed the bombs Monday night One bomb damaged the school board building One hit the Mayors business office The third damaged a station wagon of Fire Chief Gann Nalley No one was injured Indicted for involuntary r were man Fabrizio Yatesville pres ident and treasurer of Knox Coal Robert L Dougherty Wyoming former president of Knox August J Lippi Exeter presi dent of District One United Mine Workers of America Fritz Renner Clarks Summit R D 3 chief engineer for Penn sylvania Coal the firm which leased the mine to Knox Troininq Best HARRISBURG A vania has led the nation for thecutoff date on the eight billion dol liondollar direct loan program for date for a national election I college classrooms This program brought srong objections from Ei senhower The other changes were 1 Elimination of an Oct 1 1960 lars of new authority for the FHA mortgage insurance program third straight year in rehabilitat ing physically handicapped per sons Gov Lawrence announced Mon day that physically handi capped citizens were trained and placed in gainful employment dur ing the fiscal year ended June a twoyear period Voters in 630 districts will de cide who will represent them in a new House of Commons with the victors receiving a mandate not exceeding five years If the Conservatives win a ma jority of the seats Macmillan will remain as prime minister Oppo Accidental Death Toll Set At 603 By The Associated Press Traffic 43 aw Kunkle received a concussion and lacerations of the scalp State Police report the Kunkle vehicle failed to make a curve near Old Home Manor ran across the berm jstmct a bridge and telephone pole and rolled over local Stattr Policed also import fifty dollars damage to a car op erated by Joe Kinter 41 Homer City in a accident at Bey er Sunday afternoon Police are continuing their in vestigation of the incident In Indiana Borough 13yearold Bill McHenry 261 N Fourth St was thrown from his bicycle when he pulled out in front of a car operated by Eugene Wilt 248 An derson Saturday evening at the corner of Fourth and Chest nut Streets It is reported Wilt was respond ing to a general fire alarm at the time of the incident Young McHenry was taken to See Only 2 Col 2 28 Nonboating drownings 60 Miscellaneous 84 Total 603 Traffic accidents during the threeday Labor Day holiday cost the nation a near record toll in More than 430 dead were count The local volunteer fire departsaid they will not be 2 A change in the urban renew sition leader Hugh Gaitskell will al or slum clearance program lojreplace him if the Labor party provide that the 650 million dollars triumphs The Liberal party and ment is making its annual appeall Faubus closed of new grant money for cities will a few smaller political groups i to citizpns nf nriiana not be avilable all at once but also will have candidates in the1 S Firemen Send Out Fund Letters Keep your eyes on the mail you receive in the next few days so that you will be able to make your contribution to the annual Indiana Firemens Association drive for funds said an official of thencclents Suc1 acts are wronB by fatalities on the 470mile toll high whomever employed and I hopeway despite heavier traffic There Police patroled streets and sethuman jjves up barricades around the four public high schools Two of the ed Monday schools were integrated by five See AccidentalPage 2 Col 4 Negroes Aug 12 Two men reportedly were seen fleeing from the bombed struifSJO LQDOr UQV tures after hurling objects at Deaths On Pike them No arrests have been made Faubus told a news conference he thought the bombings were sickening and I have fervently hoped and HARRISBURG AP The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commis sion reported it came through the made every effort to prevent such Labor Day weekend without any group today field Racial Mixing Accepted Integration In Florida 1st Time Leukemia Kills Kay Kendall LONDON AP Actress Kay Kendall who died Sunday of Leuwnite cnildren entered Miamis The Rev Theodore Gibson presj the building MIAMI Fla and Citizens Council pupil assignment law White Township and the surround ing area through letters mailed out schools against year the public integration he were a dents total of 18 minor acci high Hie commission attributed this last in part to a program of stepped up inspections at interchanges The reward fund was proposed About 350 autos were refused en by Ben W Dees a consultingtrance to the pike because of faulty These funds are used to suppleengineer He said he would try to j equipment and other motor ment the money provided by a movement to setup ijsts were warned of possible dan President Plans Report To Nation WASHINGTON Eisenhower will make a radiotele vision report to the people Thurs day night on his talks with Allied leaders in Western Europe He will speak from his White House office Announcing this today press secretary James C Hagerty said all the major networks have agreed to handle the 15minute speech and that except for one possible delayed radio broadcast all of them will be Because of the speech Hagerty said the President will not hold a news conference this week Hagerty said the Thursday night speech will deal with the Presi dents trip to West Germany Bri tain and France and with some of the current international develop ments that Eisenhower and allied leaders discussed during that trip Eisenhower was described by a congressional caller as quite hap py about the results of his diplo matic mission to Europe kemia after a long illness will have a private funeral A press statement from her said the only persons pre sent would be her husband actor Rex Harrison and their relatives The agent declined date Orchard Villa Elementary School Mdent of the Miami chapter of the together today and public school National Assn for Advancement integration came to Florida for of Colored People stood quietly diana Borough and beginning this year by White Township through tax income to operate the local fire unit which is rated with the best in Pennsylvania in its fire fighting ability We ask that local citizens watch their mail within the next few the first time a sidewalk across the street In sharp contrast to the violence from the school which accompanied integration in Gibson declined comment say without escort along with seven davs and when receive the request from our fire department white children Classes started at There were 222 pupils in the previously allwhite school lastifira official term but many white families we hope they give it fast and gen erous concluded a to give the states Florida accepted the ing I would not want to makej have moved away and the neigh any statement that might interferejborhood is changing rapidly into uHih Leukemia is a cancerous condino incidents i racial mixing calmly There were tion of the bloodproducing human bone marrow Closing for the season Wednes J B Stoner of Atlanta and Fred Hockett of Miami showed up but caused no trouble with progress in the schools No police were at the school but a patrol car cruised the area an allNegro area Sixtynine other Negroes have applied for admittance to the Burials Approved WASHINGTON has passed a resolution permitting Stouer said he is a member of9 his sister Irene Amanda 8 Four NegroesJan Errol Glover school but their applications have not been processed When Mrs C E Arnold a burial in national of Reservists and Nati Guandsmen killed in active duty See Little 2 Col 1 ger points on their cars Inside The Gazette INSIDE Victor Riesel comments today on Khrushchevs trip to the United States See editorial page 8 KICKOFF Read the roundup on pages 16 and 17 of Indiana County kickoff football games set for this weekend Features Editorial Hospital Notes Obituaries tO 8 1ftU 28 W 8 World day Sept 9 Everything Christian Knights of the KulSherry Marie Joseph 6 and Gary See you in the Spring Lous FruitiKIupt Klan Hockett is executive Chandler Range 6 were admitted white woman appeared with her Homer Citv Lesion oartv tonite i 21xL I secretary of the Florida White j to Orchard Villa under Floridas See imegrationPage Z Col 6 Midgets earfv bird 21xi Aladdin tamp 30 BushHsi Mirror 9 ClassUleds 23S3 1920S1 WEATHER Mostly sunny and continued hot with increasing humidity today and Wednesday High both dajs 85 to 93 Fail and nuid tonight 79th Wedding Anniversary SPRUCE PINE N C AP Uncle Will Ledford and his wife both 100 years old celebrate their 79th wedding anniversary today Uncle Wills eyesight is but both of them do their work around the house with a little help from relatives Except for one year theyvt spent all their lives in WUtclwll County All but one of their children is still living There 36 grandchildren M children and one great greaU grandchild Closing for the seasoa day Sept I Everything Sixyou in the Spring Coul i Market   

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