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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - December 17, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania TEDDY Ati Indiana County Newspaper That Serves Every Member of the Family Im giving gift of blood to morrow at tttef Indiana bile Wont you join me Thirtytwo Pages City EDITION Indiana Pennsylvania Thursday December 17 1959 Two Seven Cent ADVANCE ISTC BUILDING PROGRAM Touhy Killed In Chicago Ambush Paroled From Jail CHICAGO AP Roger kingpin among the beer barons in the gangland flfars of the prohibition era slain from ambush on Wednesday night in typical j gangland fashion The 61 year old Touhy paroled from Stateville Pri son a few weeks ago after serving nearly 26 years for a kidnaping he said he did not commit was mowed down byj shotgun blasts by two as ailants He died on the operating table1 In St Annes Hospital after telling police he did not know the assas Bins Police said they had no leads imnuviiately Seriously wounded in the shoot ins was Touhys companion a re1 tired police sergeant He said he believed he wounded one of the gunmen before he collapsed Touhy known as The RIVER BOMBARDMENT National Guardsman fires 155 millimeter howitzer at bank of Sno during his gangland reign in the Rivers South Fork near Seattle yesterday in effort to break down bluff in left 1920s was shot as he was about center and keep flooding stream from cutting further into hillside River cut fourlane highway to enter the home of his sister right in previous flood Puff of smoke near center of picture shows where shot hit Ethel Alesia at 125 N Lotus CAP Wirephoto in the Austin district With him was Walter Miller 62 a retired police sergeant and a principal defense witness as Touhys trial for the kidnaping of John Jake the Barber Factor a confidence man Miller as seriously wounded in the back and arms His condition was re ported critical at Loretto Hospital Nailer fired shots arthts slpyers before he collapsed Factor who lives in Beverly Hills was in Chicago in connection with a libel suit against Touhy Told that Touhy had killed he told a reporter I ami very broken up about it I hopej get the Factor said he was in a near North Side restaurant when he learned of the shooting This really breaks me Indiana Stores Open Until 9 Stores in Indiana will be open until 9 tonight and every weekday night between now and Dec 23 On Dec 24 the stores will close at 5 The extended store hours will give last minute shoppers a chance to prepare for the Christ mas Holiday Expect Hike In Borrowing For Pa GSA HARRISBURG AP hefty increase in the borrowing capa city of the General State Author jity appeared assured today i Senate Repub Means agreed Wednesday night to a new ceiling l Senate Unit OKs GSA Bill With Cash For Projects By BILL HASTINGS News Editor The Senate Rules Committee has approved a General jState Authority measure that may result in the construction jof a new home economics building and possibly three or four additional dormitories at Indiana State Teachers College Also included in the Rules Committee bill is a jappropriation for the design and planning of a new field house on the campus in Indiana The GSA bill needs both Senate and House approval in Harrisburg before its measures become a reality Included in the provision is 000 for construction of the home economics building as well as for Race Betting Bill Advanced MISS LEAH GALBREATH reaches century mark Celebrates some improvements to the new athletic Dr Willis E Pratt college pres ident pointed out that a dining hall j will be included in the home econ omics building project The jOOO appropriation to Indiana was in the original GSA bill before it went to the Rules Committee The Senate committee however added a 35 million dollar project for construction of dormitories at the 14 state teachers colleges HARRISBURG Leg islature has opened the door for legalized harness race betting in Pennsylvania Now its up to indi vidual counties The Legislature Wednesday for the first time in history passed a Purchase Line Couple With Death of only less I than the version apj UUth proved by the Democratic con trolled House with Gov Law rences backing The present ceiling is 480 mil lions a sharp contrast to the orig inal 147milliondollar figure esjof Indiana will cele tablished when the borrowand brate her lOOthfeirthday tomorrow 18 i Miss Leah a resident Dr Pratt told the Gazette this morning this would possibly imean three or four more dormi 1 tories for the college in j The three or four dormitories would house as many as 800 to JOOO students in total j About half of the money for the See 4 CoL6 build agency was revived in 1949 The former Indiana Countian after it had been abolished during now resides with her nephew DonTJt World War II Morris in Oklahoma il IQSTIC Sen James S Berger Republi can floor leader said the revised GSA measure approved by the Senate Rules CQmmittee would She is the daughter or Robert and Elizabeth Galbreath A riigce arid nephew Mildred beHayen and Dwight reside in ladi Eyewitness Accountof Touhy probably be passed1 Friday It then will be up to the House to decide if the Senate changescare of C J Rimer General De ana Miss Galbreaths address is in Clymer Volunteer Fire Company alerted at answered the t im tm CHICAGO Ap We were j alarm but found the vehicle des shot down jut like a couple of sittroyed hear it I just hope they find ting PURCHASE LINE A young couple experienced a are final legisla livery Sapulpa Oklahoma jbrush with death early today when fire broke out in their fctio Friday ori house trailer near here Saturday Berger said the fivef i Mr and Mrs Dennis Mumau were roused by smoke andij aTSSteiSedtosS11 heat about la m and were able to reach safety before thejurday to clean up all legislation Hames completely demolished the trailer before a recess is taken until Jan 4 The Senate Rules group knocked fout in construction I projects approved by the House But it added of its own According to estimated enrollbi calling for a referendum at a primary election in any county where a betting track is proposed Gov Lawrence has not taken a position on the proposal cleared finally by the House Wednesday I want to see the bill he said For many years the Legislature has had proposals before it to le galize betting at horse tracks Ngne has ever passed both cham bers The new proposal would set up an unsalaried threemember state commission with an unlimited expense to handle li censing of corporations to mSchines at harness raciiv racks in any iy where the voters approve Only four corgoraJiQns be li censed fc s A 5 per cent tax would be im posed oh admission prices and on the Missing Huge MINNEAPOLIS Minn AP huge plastic bf UP99 Wd ballast load missing Fire Chief Bruce Phillips er So said Walter Miller 56year Police questioned Factor at a retired oliceman who he Maze was caused by an over turned heated fuel oil stove He Loop hotel where he had regis tered earlier this week A detec tive was ordered to stay with gFactor during the night Coroner alter McCarron said Factor would be summoned to an in quest Factor had sued Touhy and oth ers for three million dollars in connection with publication of Touhys biography The Stolen He contended statements in the book libeled him In an ambulance on the way to the hospital Totihy told police Ill be all right Im However he had lost much blood from a gaping wound in the left leg above the knee Other pel See 4 Col 7 Frozen Body In Food Freezer with Roger Touhy Wednesday night when the former prohibition beer baron was killed by six blasts from a shotgun Miller described the shooting j fixed damages as at more Mumaus wife Betty was first awakened by the smoke and fire She roused her husband and the where he lay critically wounded of houses away from the scene of the shooting and walked up onto the porch and the shooting began the Mumaus attempted to douse Freighter Reported Sinking LONG BEACH Calif freighter loaded with scrapiron was reported sinking in the Pa cific today An SOS call indicated the crew of 17 was abandoning of which 35 millions would be ear i See 4 Col by well but said their efforts failed The couple has been married for only ten months Lost in the blaze I thought at first it was thejwere some of their wedding pres Fourth of July I saw two might A Coast Guard plane sped to the area but six hours after the distress call had been unable to locate the Guam Pioneer The distress call did not say revolver and started firing l insurance will cover the loss ents as well as several Christmas why the ship was in trouble efts A Coast Guard cutter was dis 340 have been I drew my u is not known whether or not patched to the scene about think I might have hit one of them It looked like he was limp ing when they ran Miller said Touhy gave him no Dennis is employed at United Door Co in Indiana Mrs Mumau is a waitress at Lewis Tea Room in Indiana indication of any trouble JHe didnt tel me a Lamb Almost unnoticed in the hospi DONNA Tex frozen ital where Touhy died shortly aft y of Mrs Harry Earl 52 was er receiving the last rites of the ound Wednesday in a food freez er at her trailer home in this lower Rio Grande Valley town Peace Justice Jack Verser of nearby Weslaco withheld a ver dict pending an autopsy Roman Catholic Church was the miles southwest of Los Angeles but wont reach the area until midnight A Navy picket boat the Watch man was reported about 70 miles north of the Guam Pioneer and was proceeding to the scene ex pected to arrive before noon The 300foot freighter with gross tonnage of sailed from Again Postpone Venus Probe Shot WASHINGTON Na tional Aeronautics and Space Ad ministration today announced a further postponement of an effort to shoot a ThorAble space probe toward Venus The 90pound Instrument pack age initially was to have been launched Dec 15 from Cape Ca naveral but was postponed until Friday The NASA said today it has been further postponed because of electronic problems which arose in the final checkout of the instrumental The agency said a new firing date has not yet been scheduled Informed sources said it prob ably will be some time in Janu jesday landed at idawn today at Fulton after a flight of about mileSj t I Winzen Research Minne apolis designer and launcher of the balloon said Phillip Sheffield president of a junior college at j Fulton had notified the company of the find The balloon with its cargo still attached came down in a wood ed area near Fulton A Winzen spokesman said the load which includes instruments was being taken to the college from where it will be shipped to Minneapolis by truck The 500foot high plastic bag of Given Red Hats Today VATICAN CITY AP Pope John XXIII today conferred the red hats of their rank on seven new cardinals in the second pre Christmas consistory of his reign Two Americans were among the seven Albert Gregory Cardinal Meyer archbishop of Chicago andjlO million cubic feet capacity was Alois Cardinal Muench until now tishop of Fargo N D and apos tolic nuncio to Germany An eighth new prince of the church Paolo Cardinal Marella is in Paris as apostolic nuncio to France He will receive his red broadbrimmed upon his return to the Vatican in a few days A hushed throng of thousands PHILADELPHIA AP TheSan Francisco Sunday bound launched from the Strato Bowl near Rapid City S at noon Monday The balloon outdistanced a tracking plane when the plane was forced down early Tuesday by bad weather losing contact with the balloons radio beacon signal Winzen officials were unable to explain failure of a mechanical device which had been timed to Aultman Youth Held For Court AULTMAN A 17yearold Ault man youth was confined to the In diana County Jail yesterday on a charge of larceny the Popes throne and greeted jtification and instructions to thej The youth State Police from the Indiana substation report was at tempting to take gasoline from a pickup truck belonging to Merle watched in St Peters Basilica as I release the ballastload by para the new cardinals one by one chute at 1 p m Tuesday The climbed the redcarpeted steps tojballoon and its load carried iden bet A minimum price of SO cpatsnnust be charged Threefourths of the revenue would go to the state gen pral fund The remainder i be distributed county fairs iait county harness racing groups The proposed statute was drawn by the United States Trotting the nationwide organization of harness racers It is closely pat terned after New Jerseys law Bookies gamblers or persons convicted of crimes involving morals would be prohibited from employment by the commission or by the tracks The House action Wednesday was on a Senate amendment set ting the date for a referendum at See 4 Col 5 him For each the Pontiff had a brief personal word and a smile finder It was sent aloft as a trial run As each in turn knelt two asfor a projected large balloon sistants held a symbolic red hat j flight from an aircraft carrier in over his head and Pope John rejthe Caribbean next month The peated in latin For the praise of Almighty See 7 4 Col 3 body of the Most Rev Hugh L I know he was no angel but he wasnt a said Thomas Hawaii and Kobe Japan wi It is of Liberian registry with law Roman crew and an American cese has been temporarily in captain One source gave the skip v vtri AXV 4 tl t gangsters son Thomas a first bish of he Greens yearold policeman and student Office of Naval Research and the National Science Foundations are cosponsors Sexton Indiana R D 1 The apprehension took place at Wednesday He is await ing action by Indiana County Court terred in Philadelphia jpers name as Boese and an Mass was celebrated as The womans husband told poi tears streaming down his face Wednesday in St Peters and1 A Mackay Radio operator at Ar lice he discovered the body in know a couple of times when itesia received the SOS rail chesttype freezer She had been j I was just a kid he beat the day missing since Tuesday afternoon Mrs Earl weighed 110 pounds She was dressed in pajamas and housecoat lights out of me for telling a You wouldnt be able to print Id like to Thomas nchnn what told newsmen Inside The Gazette DREW PEARSON Drew Pearson says today that Eisenhower still faces the tough est part of his trip See his column on editorial pugi1 6 BIG INDIANS The Big Indians of ISTC were defeated in court play last night Sec this and other sports on pages 22 and 23 Other Features Pauls Cathedral Then the bodyitesiaCalif received the SOS call was interred to await construction and said thee was no flirther of a crypt in the Greensburg contac with the ship He said there was one message confiden who died last to tne snP owners identified Bishop Lamb Tuesday at the age of 69 had expressed a desire to be buried in the cathedral of his own diocese Cheered By Thousands Duck the Jam Sessions as York The radio operator F I Phitts said that immediately after this message the ships operator Eisenhower Ends Tunisia Visit Enroute To France By JOHN SCALI i A joint communique issued an Because the President was not for the Des Moines WITH EISENHOWER SEA hoar after the Presidents brief scheduled to enter Tunis during The drive had been arranged parenly nervous gave a second Eisenhowei revisit said the two leaders agreed his threehour visit hundreds of niuLoa 11 IA ffro ir CfiC 1 message starting it Then ceived the cheers of thousands of j failure to achieve a solution in buses and trucks brought thou he gave the ships latitude and Tunisians today and discussed Algeria was of grave of spectators to La Marsa longitude and described the sea wilh Habib Bourguiba moderate and the weather war in Algeria He then re The achievement of watchword of Tunisias rul the Tunisian people could see him Signs along the way stressed Tunisians ardent interest in fate of their brother Algerians and overcast ruination by African and Asian ing Neo Destour Independence i the issues of colonialism will Bar 5bl Hnla M v HO i PC g Ie 1UHxi Thnr Lamp Itukluok Mirror soui Crohtwordt EdilurUI HutplU Noteb Obituaries Stl bociety Id 6 SJ TVKadlo 4 World Today U WEATHER Cloudy and mild with occasional light rain tonight and Friday f Low tonight 37 to 46 High Friday 19 ty at SHOPPING DAYS TO CHRISTMAS READ OUR ADS Isiuned his voyage to Toulon i peoples is one o the most impori party was Tunis will come to independence France aboard the y S events of our the There is no peace and security Friday Qes Moines communique said The crowds waved and cheered1 for dependent said out White House secretary James Returning to the scene of his j during the short parade to Bourisign Hagerty said the two pres iNorth African triumphs as a palace where the two men1 Small countries can strengthen deuts in their Tunis meeting in World War II Eisenhower i talked over a Iamb chopworld cooperation and Schroth Lumber Indiana dorsad French President Charles was hailed by thousands of shoutbreakfast said another closed Dec 25 through Dec 27 de Gaulles proposals for ending ing Tunisians as he landed at La Other crowds estimated at 200 The crowds had come not Ottljf Open Mon Dec 109xS the Algerian conflict by an offer Marsa a Tunis suburb men in Chick bur1 by truck and bus but by S with selfdetermination Hagerty A helicopter fbw him from thejnooses and women in white robesbicycle and afoot every Purchase Rogers Jewelry stressed that the two presidents Des Moines to the specially built shouted and waved j The Neo Destour youth I idid not seek to settle the landing spot only a few hundred as the President drove the six Nation mobilized of No Hqmer City Lions meeting leaving that to the Algerians and yards from Bourguibas white miles to El Aouina airport and I and girls in tightfitttog this week 105x I French themselves jMorrishstyle jwlace uujtk tttf ia to Cflfci
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