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   Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - December 27, 1960, Indiana, Pennsylvania                                TEDDY Now begins the surge of shop pers to stores seeking to ex change some of those gifts EDITION Volume Twenty Pages Mlafra Pennsylvania Tuesday Decsmbef 27 1960 Two Sections Seven Centi 3RD KTEST Home In Chevy Chase Leveled By Blaze 1 t i I i V young doe was releSased Satur day after becoming stuck in i playground fence back of the Hor acelMjjjnn Borpugh Polipe and State Game v Commission officials animal tied its legs transported the frightened animal outside of the borough where it was re leased Officials capped event by reportingthe animal ran like a Bender photo Says GOP Need Overhauled WASHINGTON senior congressional Repub Vlican today agreed with a Kennedy adviser on the need tc overhaul federal regulation agencies But he said Congress not the president should do the revamping Rep John B Bennett of Michigan ranking GOP mem her of the House Commerce Committee which deals wit regulatory agencies commented in an interview on a stud made for Presidentelect John F by forme Harvard Law School Dean James M Landis Kennedy hailed Landis report issued Monday as a most impor tant and impressive analysis which should be studied by mem bers of Congress as well as th See U 4 Col I Seek Stronger Position In Roc 4Road Official Announced By Kennedy PALM BEACH Fla AP Presidentelect John F Kennedy today chose Rex Whitton chief engineer of the Missouri Highway to be federal high Mvay administrator Later against the background of the space racewith the Soviet Union Kennedy started another round of conferences with Vice Presidentelect Lyndon B Johnson and Sen Robert S Kerr in line to succeed Johnson as chairman of the Senate Space Committee when the new Conpansion and strengthening of this 5 Left Homeless In Blaze By BILL HASTINGS News Editor The old but still tragic story fa holiday fire marred hristmas Eve in Indiana The blaze demolished a rame house in Chevy Chase Saturday afternoon leaving wo families and a widow resided alone homeless or the Yule Flames of undetermined origin pread through and were beyond control before Indiana iremen could reach the scene The five occupants escaped lilt Homeless are Mrs Louella Stew art the widow Mrs Martha Shoupe and her granddaughter ois Dunmire and Mr and Mrs Danhy Dunmire They fled into subfreezing temperatures leaving their possessions Fire Chief William Simpson said he house situated within a few eet of the Church of Living God on Knox was totally destroy ed A building used as a church dining room was extensively dam aged by the flames Firemen were hampered In two ways in their futile effort to save hgbuilding They were fflrcecLto North experienced difficulty in get Ing equipment to the scene be cause of trafficclogged streets Firefighters succeeded in pro ecdngthe church parsonage also ocated within a few feet of the tricken property The building was owned J M Gerideau pastor of the church He said one of the ocqupants came to his home about anc said the frame dwelling was on A general alarm wasimmed lately sounded Rev Gerideau and other person Set 5 4 Col 8 Ike Visits Valet In Hospital Again WASHINGTON pres dent Eisenhower went to Walte Reed Hospital today to visit h valet Sgt John Moaney for th second time Moaney suffering frdm a bad infected hand has been in the ho pital since the middle of las week Eisenhower visited hint las Friday Anne Wheaton White Hous press secretary said Moaney getting along well Firemens efforts were futile in Saturdays blaze at Chevy Chase Five persons were homeless for the holidays Photo by Accidents Qm i end Cau se Many Dea Small Device Fired PARIS France to ay successfully staged hird nuclear test exploding a small device that officials aope will clear the way oth tactical and giant ther monuclear weapons French scientists also sought o gain information about ection of persons from fffects of radioactive The third test which came about 10 months after the first was fired at Reggane deep in the Sahara from atop a tower French officials said that the de vice was of several kilotons in ower A kiloton is equivalent to tons of TNT The first atomic bombs made jy the United States in World War I were of about 20 kilotons The irst French bomb tested Feb 13 had 70 kilotons power The ond set off 1 was cosid erably smaller Calling todays test a success the Defense Ministry said the der vice was of small strength cials said the fajloiit presented no danger to nomads in the desert Testing points reported that weak radioactive fallout was loted in an area about 60 miles long and J5 miles wide extending southwestward from the firing range The French did not issue the usual 12hour warning to airlines to reroute their African flights to stay clear This indicated were confident there nodanger outside the imjhSctafte vicinity State By The Associated Press Twentytwo persons including ive children who perished in a Christmas Day fire died in acci dents in Pennsylvania during the wliday period The toll was the lowest ror the one below the 23 who died over the New Year holiday week end that ushered in 1960 The traffic total of 11 was the lowest for a holiday period this In addition to the five fire deaths there were six fatalities in other types of accidents The fire victims were the child ren of Mr and Mrs Richard Du Pont of Feasterville Bucks Coun ty They were Robert 5 Helen 6 Melanie 8 Katherine 10 and Margaret 12 One double fatal traffic accident was reported 14 miles from Un lontown Mrs Ida Conneway 61 See IS Page 4 Col S PALM BEACH Fla AP Presidentelect John F Kennedy key advisers will delve fur today into planning for ex Dean Schnell Stricken On Texas Trip Leroy H Schnell dean of men at Indiana State College suffered a stroke Friday enroute to Hous ton where he and his wife planned to spend the holiday with their daughter and her family Mr Schnell suffered the illness on a train just south of St Louis He is currently a patient at St Lukes Hospital Houston where au tary of the Treasurydesignate announced in advance dealt with J t Douglas Dillon now serving in rival civilian and military rolesmormes me stloKe ftas tera the Eisenhower administration as and how the program can best impaired his speech He undersecretary of state was on i coordinated in the contest withl18 expected to remain in the Hous Kennedy Advisors In Talks On Space Progress For USA In Indiana Ten Accidents Mar Christmas None of the injuries suffered by persons involved in numerous highway accidents hi Indiana County over the Christmas holiday is believed to be serious according to State Policefrom the Indiana substation and officials at the Indiana Hospital Two 15yearold girls from Indiana were admitted to the local hospital following a twocar accident yesterday al the intersection of Routes 22 and 56 in Armagh hand for that session eress convenes next month The conferences also dealt countrys space program in the The talks recessed while Ken race with the Soviet Union nedy Johnson and Dillon got in Scheduled for more discussion i a round of golf at the Palm Beach again with State Department op lul uwcuwiwn a rouna 01 gou at tne faim aeacn cusea tne Jiisennower administra eratipns overseas On hand for10 are state Department operaCountry Club The presidentelect tion of letting the United States those discussions were Rep John Rooney chairman of the tions abroad ton hospital for about six weeks Bernard Ganley assistant dean of men will assume Dean Schnells duties during the letters illness also played during the inorning lag behind the SovTeTUnion in The Schnells planned to spend the the Soviet Union During the presidential cam paign Kennedy repeatedly ac cused the Eisenhower administra Injured were Barbara J Wolfe 111 Grandview Extension suffering National By The Associated Press Traffic 485 Fires 77 Miscellaneous 82 Total 644 Traffic accidentskilled at least 485 Americans during the long Christmas weekend The nationstraffic toll for the holiday was less than last years 493 and the lowest for a threeday Christmas period since1949 when the total Was 413 There were fewer lives lost on the highways than the National Safety Council had estimated The councils warning was that 510 traffic deaths were expectable Deaths in traffic smashups slackened Monday night despite from abrasions of the knees and increased traffic as millions of a possible back injury and Pam ela Henry 180 Carter abra sions of the hand Hospital officials said today their condition is listed as According to State Police the local girls were passengers in a car qperated by Allen K Dazy 17 Willimantic Conn Police said the Dazy vehicle ran the stop sign in Armagh and pulled onto Route 22 where the car was motorists jammed highways head ing for home from Christmas vis Its Rain and ice made driving hazardous in some areas and the death rate dropped slightly at midnight loca at the end of the 78hour holiday period which started at 6 Friday showed 485 killed in motor vehicle accidents Fires also took a heavy toll with 76 deaths reported comparec struck broadside by a car operto f3 oru Christmas I ttftl n ated by Henry J Marino of Coraopolis Damage to the Dazy venicle was estimated at and to thetai of 6 Marino auto The accident occurred at aeaths police said Two persons were reported treatj ed and released from the Indiana Hospital Saturday following a one See 10 4 Col 1 jother accidents claimed the live of 80 persons compared to T for an overall to violent deaths Las Christmas the total was 609 ac The National Safety Council See 630 4 Col 8 Club closed for Dec 24 25 26 27 U3xV Kennedy arranged his father Joseph P Kenmoving into space Kennedy with Mr and Mrs Howard ound of talKs with Vice Presijnedy Oleg Cassini New York ised that if elected he would beef Swam and their three children tee which handles State Departidentelect tyndon sndfashion designer and Igor Casiup the American program Mrs S the former Jan r i Con C ri w ment funds Robert S Kerr society columnist who writes Whitton 62 will administer theslated to succeed Johnson asjunder the name Cholly Knicker lairinan of Federal Highway Act in his new1 position which pays a Committee when Senate Space the new Con Lunar Halo O O L It The discussion regarding State Department operations is under stood to have centered on After dinner at the Kennedy tor diplomatic representation over1 gress convenes next month Also familys seaside home the presjseas NeSDlt 90 sitting in again will be Rep Johnjidentelect Johnson Kerr and Kennedy reportedly favors largj Rooaey DN chairman of theRooney went back to discussion er expense allowances as one step A Creekside man House Appropriations subcommitjof the space program and State toward bolstering Americas dip who formerly served as au Indiana Taa tee which hafldles 5tatf Pepartr Department operations MIAMI Fla moon ment funds i Kennedy headquarters over Miami wore lunar lomatic prestige and effectiveness said j At present envoys to major cap County Commissioner passed i away Christmas Day at his home ceived it We it re ftbout pick up the phone and Kennedy has announced that inJohnson and Kerr might hold a itals have to dig into their own here conference before leaving i pockets to makeup the difference j He was Georgge Nesbit 90 a res NatMaJtD voted by Conlident of Creekfidt for the past Inside The Gazette EGGHEAD The egghead vote of the country went to Kennedy See column on page 6 FOOTBALL The Philadelphia Eagles won the national football title yester day See sports page 12 Other Features merely say a Johnson Kerr Monday Aeronautics and Space Advisory j Kennedy also arranged to congress and actual expense As a jter during the day with Averell result the choice for ambassador The presidentelects dJscusskws j Harrunan former governor of often must be a wealthy man with 41 M J t V RooneyiNew York Secre1 The space program talks it was ice 45 years His wife the former Mary Elizabeth Kunkle had passed away Dec 9 AUddlni Lump 10 H Notes Ubltuarlcu It TVTheater U World WEATHEtt FORECAST no prior training in foreign servj A complete obituary appears inj Fair aad cold tonight Low 5 to 15 above Increasing clouduiess ice jtodays Indiana Evening Gazette i and cold Wednesday with snow likely by evening scientists sfty they hbpi to wffect smaM 6per4tldnal4 tactical wmbs and detonating devices 01thermonuclear orhydrogen ombs The French said many small most of them mice or were placed Ih area See SmallPaga 4 Col 2 reigKters Collide Off Texas 3A1VESTON Tex ig freighters one carrying engers collided in a heavy fog ff the Texas coast Monday Two mall Coast Guard boats rushed nto the Gulf of Mexico to rescue assengers and aid the stricken hips There were no deaths or inju ries reported The Fernmoore a Ndrwegian ship and the Tharros a Greek ship rammed together 12 miles off Galveston Island Both hips were bound for Houston The Cahoone a 125foot Coast Guard cutter transferred the pas sengers from the 500foot Fern the most seriously aged ship to the Washington Trader an American freighter which took the passengers to Houston Another cutter tied up along side the Fernmoore and used its pumps to help the ship bail 1Q allons of water pouring into engine room and the No 4 hold every minute sent two tug boats to helj he Fernmoore into said Robert Smith a chief petty offi cer at the Ft Point Cast Guard station The Tharros limped into Calves on Bay under her own power with a damaged bow End Canaverals Wildcat Strike CAPE CANAVERAL Fla AP today ended their construction crippling wildcat strike last week at this missile test center About 100 ironworkers set up picket lines last Wednesday to pro test a New Jersey firms use of five nonunion workers on a cam era platform installation job Some 800 members of other building trades unions honored the lines halting all construction at the lines halting construction at the Cape The International Ironworkers Union said the strike was unau thorized and discussions over vha weekend brought an end to walkout   

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