Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - December 31, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania TEDDY An Indiana County Newspaper That Serves Every Member of the Family Enjoy your New Years five celebration but please be around to read the Gazette In 1960 Velume 116 Sixteen Page Indiana Pennsylvania Thursday December 31 1959 City County EDITION Two Sections Seven Cents COUNTY UF OVER TOP In New Jobless Pay Plan Goes Into Effect Tomorrow HARRISBURG new state law on unemploy ment compensation goes into effect Friday providing an ex perience rating for employer contributions and a maximum weekly increase in benefits The experience rating provisions throw out the present uniform rate of per cent for the employer tax and estab lish a range of from to 4 per cent 1959 County News Review A summary of 1959 in In diana County is told in HER FIRST NEW YEARS CELEBRATION Yci Miss Julie Holt gets ready to celebrate her first New Years tonight The daughter of Mr and Mrs Harold Holt 391 Elm the oneyearold lass was the first baby born in the Indiana Hospital last January 1 She arrived shortly before in the morning Jan 1 so she has both a New Year and birthday to make rioise over tonight at making that one for the roul to Gazette photo by Sipos midnight He dreamland include a celebration at home milk Police Issue Warning On New Years Driving Employers with low employe turnover will pay lower rates while those with a high turnover will pay up to the maximum A new schedule of benefits inj eluded in the law increase the j maximum weekly payment to effective Friday and to on July 1 I960 A William L Batt labor aild pnnt today m the industry secretary called the many changes made in the law a significant achievement of the Lawrence administration He said from to employers will receive an im mediate tax reduction from the experience ratings The new law was designed to bolster the unemployment com pensation fund which paid bene fits to morethan claimants during 1959 and furnished pro tection for some million workers The Bureau of Employment Se HARRISBURG pro curity said that at the end of the duction in Pennsylvania continued year the balance in the fund was to decline in 1959 hitting its low about 85 million dollars excludesl peak sjnce the 1800s ing the received as a The State Mines Department re repayable loan from the federal ported today the estimated government 000 ton anthracite production is The bureau said it is holding the lowest since 1872 The 65mii the federal money as a safeguard lionton estimate for soft coal com and does not exoect to use it pares with a previous low set in I Payments toclaimants in 1959 I amounted to million dollars I See 7 Col 3 Indiana Evening M For the complete resume of top news events please fltirrn to pages four and five Coal Output In State On line In59 LETS MAKE IT A Reiber with paint brush and Joseph MeMahon both officials of the Indiana County United Fund painted the Indiana County Unitped Fund thermometer over the top this morning indicating the successful completion of the first UF campaign Their victory smiles press appreciation to everyone in Inditing County who helped to make this years campaign a success Gazette photo by Siposj Countys 1st Drive At Goal The first Indiana County United Fund has gone over the top This was revealed today by Indiana County United Fund president Joseph McMahon Indiana B o r o u g h director Dan Reiber and Vance Mc Cracken secretary treasurer of the county unit An audit report yesterday indicated that a total of has been received to date toward the quota Cor the county Officials pointed out that the campaign is not over until all po tential givers have made their con tribution to the fund President McMahon said of 1 ficials of the fund drive are elated over the success He said the suc cess of the first countywide cam jpaign was accomplished through the cooperation of the people from all portions of the county Mr Reiber added that the sue Icess of the campaign is proof and evidence that the people Of the county approve of a United Fund as a means of fund raising It was added that very good i support was received from outly ing areas of the Mr Reiber said that the area in and around Indiana remains only short of its goal but with some solicitations and collec tions to be made he added that he was confident his area would also Order Halt New Deputy State Police Boss Soon HARRISBURG AP Col r G McCartney state police Procetdings the event of drunk commissioner says he expects to dnvmg anests Persons who plan to celebrate the arrival of the tonight have been advised nut to drive by both local and state police Were having our full complement of men on a police authority said today Police plan to patrol both county highways and borough streets and have warned motorists they will follow through with prosecution ja I Q I I y The number of mine workers also diminished in both the hard and soft coal fields There are now about in anthracite mines compared to nearly a yea ago a decade ago and an alltime high of in 1918 There were sharp fluctuations in bituminous coal working forces in i the past year because of the steel strike and its direct effect on soft coal mines some of which are Wood owned by steel firms has issued an order restraining At theend of November there ceeded by Members of the audit committee were Tobie Carbone Brook Lew is Neal Griffith and Me Cracken zure Odd New Frontiers Face World In 60s iSteel Talks For Two Babies By GEORGJ2 W CORNELL Associated Press Staff Writer M1CIC The 1950s time of technical triumphs draw to a NEW YORK Pres State Ally Gen Anne X Alpern were about men employed and the world embarks on a new decade on the edgeident Richard M Nixon said today from seizing converted multiplein the soft coal pits compared to a strange new frontier he and Secretary of Labor James coin pinball machines at least the year before But the de At midnight men and women around the world will PMitchell have met with lead til March 7 Miss Alpern partment estimated that the overgreet the dawning Sixties said Wednesday all number of soft coal miners the temporary effects of the steel u n are shaken off reach the We always comply with the Col Albert F Dahlstrom I Dahlstrom a veteran of nearly 40 years on the force was promoti td to the post in Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner NEW KENSINGTON Pa AP orders of any court This order at Mine fatalities during 1959 were oneeMn Smashed By Truck we Two babies left motherless by fects the order of the Supreme higher in both the hard and soft P an auto accident have been offerCourt of Pennsylvania Nov 24 that1 coal fields than in even with the still HARRJSBURG AP New ed temporary homes by 20 held multiplecoin machines illeout including the final figures forunfamiliar horizon of the new 195U from a captaincy in the HoiYears is an holiday It families are still unavaildecade born of a Period uf unj is also a period which safety officials dread We who are charged with the ter responsibility of maintaining law and order on our highways come lidaysburg troop I have several commissioned Crsonnel under consideration as ssible successors to the McCartney said Wednesday mm The commissioner declined to atter bmeWlth with injuries i tne results ot the carelessness on uii mvich traffic The children are Robert G Keil she had announced she would able man and his 9monthold confiscating machines ln he anthracite A car that drifted onto Route precedented mechanical advances unucu time wnat region there rockets satellites automation 22 near the Bolivar ers on both sides in the steel dis jpute but that no agreement had jbeen reached between the parties As for what progress has been made all I can say is that the I parties are still meeting and I not reached an Nix on said As for the prospects of a set Clement I cannot anticipate at outcome changed over from multiple to were 40 fatalities for the first of computers that outraced last night was demolished by a Nixon said the last meetings Their father Jack Keilman 8 coin beginning Friday months oftheyearcompared to 31tnf human mmd truck going west on Route held in Washington Wednes say who they are but a reliable source said Capl Charles Hart man of Harrisburg and Capt Whole families are wiped out is in Citizens General fered in the two car crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike near here last Sunday The Keilmans came tt the 1958 The 40 included But ageold problems of peace day Russel Knies of Erie are strong Carloads of service men are United States from Holland three contenders for the position kllieti or injured Parents and years ago and lived in Oaks McCmney said the move would children are maimed It is my Montgomery County be part of a reorganization inearnest endeavor and my sworn volving 8 to 12 persons duty as commissioner of the ee lam anticipating some changes vmStaP H jt I The petition for the injunction for a11 lllc mciuueu DU agcum prouiems 01 peace accorcjjnjj to state Police from M was filed Monday by Michael he 12 men killed in the Pittston and decency still remained and Asked whether he is reporting McAdoo Schuylkill CounMine disaster last January these too marked the lntliuna substation the presjdent on the situation claimed Miss Alpern threa Thirtyfive mine workers were legacies of the past and responsi Police said the car owned by Nixon replied The President is killed in the bituminous coal fields jbilkies of the futures J Walker Beeghly 39 Latrobe of course always kept informed up until the end of November in As the church bells and partydrifted unoccupied from a parkon meetings in which members of contrast to 32 fatalities for all of goers sound forth in celebration lot the highway where the Cabinet 1958 there will be prayers and hopes llu truck operated by Earl Nixon was questioned at Idle that the time ahead bring Hamburg wild Airport before he took a tened him with arrest Ford is distributor A hearing was set for March ter the first ot the year and niy powet to it will include some promotions dies such i rage so manv to Lkl a In I fl See 7 Col 5 PITTSBURGH AP Judge said Thomas J Paden hosHarry M Montgomery was sworn pital administrator But were Wednesday as a state Superior in the higher echelons and trans I have assigned the personnelgoing lo keep theni Ulltn theirCourt judge McCartney said 3MonthOld Baby Criticfal of the Pennsylvania state police on a selective basis That is they i See 7 Col 7 The Allegheny County jurist Apollo Industries Suspends Work Driver Killed APOLLO Pa In ELIZABETH Pa AP A crashed into the front end plane for Pasadena where Damage to the car was estihe is to be grand marshal of the mared at There was no Tournament of Roses parade Fri damage to the truck day An estimated damage re Nixon Silid he had flight to California in order to dustries halted production convertible ran off Route 837 near Open was elected to Superior Court Nov al tvvo division plants Wednesday here today then crashed into a lltix 3 AP A three inonthold boy gnawed by rais nd suffering from bronchial neumonia ought for his life to day in St Johns General Hospi tal The boy Richard Kadie w a s bitten Wednesday in a crib at his Pittsburgh home It took some 30 stitches lo close wounds on his htud and face His mother Mrs Robert Hadie Homed Worlds Chompion Texan Naturally Wins Top Award In Contest Of Liars BURL1NGTON Wis AP Heres i lit he submitted lo the Arctic Circle has American Nut and Bolt Co plant at Apollo Four hours later they voted to return to work Company officials said work at the two plants was suspended at least until next Tuesday Com pany officials would not comment on the developments other than to say management wanted to imei a with union officials Paul J Passer a USW Disl IS crop we cant representative said the walkout Well last summer we had so little raise up in Manitoba is sunflowresulted from a grievance ovr a fellow wind down here and 1 had 10 take R T McCullough of Winwork assignments and seniority named W Cook in Wichita down uvu of the three windmills mpeg wrote Being so far north Concrete Products Homer Falls who fibbed so well about en my ranch 10 get enough wind we enjoy the midnight Overstocked on Bell Howdl 2 what he says is a Lone Slar shortto operate the other one And if 1 sunflowers following the sun Kodak Below cost Rogers Jew Illix coming that hes done himself and hadnt taken down the wire fences around twist their heads dry Hx his state mighty pround Cook lothai were obstructing the wind stretching a point to getting oneself on a Home made Kraut Owens Mur in the wake of a fourhour work bhTrock and a bnibnard killing a mih south lndiana stooge bv about 00 ana a onboard killing s te p n k stoppage By about iw employes One man and injuring another hv r 17 members of Local United mjoen AiiKesen u m Steelworkers e d man WaS Walter 1 ran into the rear Theworkers walked off the job ay 28 the dtliverOl a by J W fr Aoollo Steel Co ulant and ai as in the win 36 Home 1 at Apollo steel to plant and at was Matthew Haramia Members of the United Steel workers Union are back at work in the nations basic steel indus a TaftHartley law in The injunction expires However the government is was in fair grader The accident legislative proposals to McKeesport Hospital red about 22 who also has tour other childwhen a Texan says Texas hasnt the club in its annual contest influence ren said she didnt hear young Kot of everything its You have heard of big winds Abom the only Kichard cry during the night albound to be a lie though she slept beside his crib podner theres Cily will be closed Ian Keopcn Monday 1 New Years party and dunce day was named world champion that wouldnt have Inside The Gazette PKTEK EUSON Ptler Kdsou Cumintlits tuduy on Rockefellers decision to not run for President See column on page ti TODAYS Jerry West was held to eight punu by Cahfurnia See this and oilier shorts on piigc 11 Other Features Homer liar for 1959 by the famed Burling Blatts preinventory sale Buy L new and save Dunce Club Savoy i Music by Melodairs lltix wind whon the dub awards hunor a uble mention it may be stretching ly extends itself even to the llCx Cook topped thls year s mounlht lerm a bltNevertheless the clergy tarn ol mendacity with a story organization saw fit to pin that For instance the Rev Ralph W Saturday pinned of ail of doubtful honor on three other Heller ol Transti notched tales including one thai provesk See Page 7 Col 7 ket D mer 116 AUJllui Liuip Vlirrui ItU KUilurlil j d Nutrs Medoras Civ IIBM UVItM I V Kudiu World lu deal with the emergency if the si eel strike is resumed at the end of the injunction period As to whether he will participate in any further meetings with the disputing parties Nixon said that svill depend on developments There are always ups and downs in negotiations he said He added he could only say that ihf parties are still 1 Asked if he were planning a announcement concerning the GOP nomination Nixon smiled and said I am not planuig ay anouncemeiu at this i New Years Eve party and Dunce Noisemakers Music by Cadets Club Savoy 10 S WEATHER Gula New Years Urch 10 til Free tavorsi Indiana Kve viW Members spec New Years Oaj4 lv cliiiul and cold i li snow loinlii 22 lo fluri us tonight and Blaits preiiivuHory tale
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 155+ 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.