Indiana Evening Gazette, November 29, 1961

Indiana Evening Gazette

November 29, 1961

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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - November 29, 1961, Indiana, Pennsylvania TEDDY An Indiana County Newspaper tnat Serves Every Member of the Family It fe extremely easy td nteet expenses these turn in iny direction EDITION Volume 90 Thirtytwo Pages Indiana Pennsylvania November 29 I96L Two Sections Seven Cents 40 Okayed By PUG Action HARRISBURG Public Utility Commission to day authorized the Clymer Water Service Co of Indiana to institute an immediate annual rate This increase represents the full amount requested in the companys appeal to the The PUC said it found after an eightmonth investigation that the companys first in 36 not pro duce an excessive return I All ratesTexcept those for public fire protection service will be in creased 40 effecting bills of customers in the Indiana White Township areas of Indiana County The PUC said that the increases will give the utility an annual net of representing a per cent return on a finding of 000 as the fair value of the com panys plant The borough of Indiana White Township and Indiana State Col lege complained against the in crease At the February meeting of the Indiana Borough Council a petition Was ordered sent to the PUC re questing suspension for six months of the proposed increase in water rates White Township took the same action at the Feb 4 meeting The office of the Attorney Gen eral in Harrisburg was also noti fied of the proposed increase be cause the Indiana State College is a large consumer of Clymer Water ORBITS f Water Co Increase RECOVERS CHIMP Co water Purpose of the delay was to have time for a fuller protest of the proposed increase DR MATTHEW J WALSH former ISC official Dr Walsh Former ISC Dean Dies Dr Matthew J Walsh former Dean of Instruction and acting president of Indiana State Col lege passed away today at in the Camillus Rest Home He was born March 3 1872 A resident of Indiana for over 40 years Dr Walsh was recog nized as an outstanding educator and school administrator He was honored in 1958 by the board of trustees at Indiana State College when a new science build ing was named for the local edu cator i iiei eaa Dies At waisn was a memoer oi F and Shrine and tne New Castle Mrs Theresa Gatti 17 passed away yesterday afternoon at From 1934 to 1957 he served as a director of the First National A native of Italy the local resident resided here for 57 Dr Walsh was also a director of the Indiana Community Among the survivors are Dr a past president of the In seph Gatti and pharmacists Louis Gatti and Mrs Carmen Lena Raimondo and Miss Jennie Rotary The educator held membership in the Indiana Grange the all of Club and Graystone A complete obituary appears Presbyterian Church The deceased is survived by his P Mary Louise and one daugh Christmas Gift Mrs Frank Nantais both of Send the Indiana Evening In addition two grand zette Just like a letter from also survive every day incomplete at time today will be handled Sears open every nite til 9 RobinsonLytles Indiana Silver Certificates May Also US Cuts Sale Of By FRANK decision stemmed WASHINGTON a steady decline in the ver certificate a familiar item supply of free silver currency since 1878 will needed for currency backing pear from circulation if supply dropped from approves President ounces on Jan 1 to 22 new silver ounces as of Monday i 4 All and bills are silver certificates as are some and bills All of these would be discarded during the next 25 or 30 years to be replaced by Federal Reserve notes which The stockpile of free silver has declined because of purchases by silver users at the Treasurys sales price of cents an ounce and because of silver withdrawn for use in coins backed by gold While Congress would have to approve this part of the Kennedy plan the President ordered Tuesday an immediate end to Treasury sales of silver at directed the Treasury to stop using the stockpile as a source of supply for coinmaking He said that henceforth silver needed by the mints should be withdrawn from monetary re Soviet Visit Is Possibility By J M HIGHTOWER WASHINGTON AP President Kennedy held open today the possibility that he might someday visit the So viet Union if he were invited The question of the possible visi came up at Kennedys news con ference after the President said he was delighted at the publica tion in the Soviet Union of an interview with him But he note he has not been invited to visi the Soviet Union Kennedy also said that at th moment there are important prob lems that must be solved befon such a visit would be a matter o practical prob lems of Berlin and Southeast Asia On the Berlin dispute Kennedy said that an international contro system for the highway between West Berlin and West German might be set up under either four power control or through Nations operations In his interview Saturday witl Izvestia editor Alexei Adzhubei Kennedy proposed an internation al regime for the autobahn By this he obviously meant control o Berlins access routes by some authority other than the Commu nist East German government The Soviet position is that th EastGermans would take ove control of the routes though no West Berlin itself Asked today what he had 1 mind Kennedy said he was an xious to work out some system Kennedy declined to discuss hat would assure the free move nent of goods and people betwee West Berlin and West German and would avoid harassment On suggestion which has been con sidered for achieving that resuli he said is the international ad ministration That would require agreemen among the United States Britain France and the Soviet Union h emphasized and the exact form should be left to negotiation Bu lie said that there were man possible ways it could be worke out and these included fourpowe agreement or use of the Unite Nations Kennedy declined to discuss detail the state of Western prep arations for Berlin negotiations By President Ask Recalled GIs Not To Grumble PRESIDENT KENNEDY at news conference County UF Continues low prices This will Increase in lead at once to an the market price of silver which perhaps will rise from the old pegged rate of cents an ounce to or more As a side result manufacturers are likely to increase prices on jewel ry silverware photographic film and other items with a high silver content The Kennedy program would represent the most important na serves with an equivalent amount of silver certificates pulled out of circulation at the same time The Treasury will begin at once to withdraw and silver cer tificates in order to tap reserves tional change in silver in many decades In effect the President wants to end silvers status as an important monetary metal and make it a freely traded commod ity like copper or soybeans The program drafted at the Treasury also would end the re current and often bitter political battles over silver The metal would have no more political aj peal under the new plan any other mining product needed for coinage Before it can withdraw and certificates Congress will have to authorize Federal Reserve notes in these denominations Kennedy said he ask Congress to do this early session NewCastle Fire Chases 16 Families NEW CASTLE Pa AP A early morning fire burned out the interior of a threestory apart ment building in the heart of New Castle today forcing 16 families to flee into freezing temperatures in their night clothes No injuries were reported Fire Chief Peter Rozzi of New Castle said the blaze spread so quickly none of the occupants had time to salvage his belongings It wasbelieved the fire started near the top floor but the cause was not determined immediately Rozzi estimated damage at 000 I For a time the fire threatened an entire block but fire fighters from New Castle and surrounding areas were able to contain the flames The Allen apartment building a brick structure also housed a meat market The Indiana County United Fund Board of Directors determined this week that the campaign for this years drive will be continued through December This decision was reached after a careful consideration of the ser vices and activities of the United Fund member agencies It was reported that the fund drive is at the 95 percent mark The directors felt the people of Indiana County would want to re spond in order to insure the auc cess of the campaign During the meeting United Fund Vice President Virgil Vaughn pre siding stated We took a second look at agency needs and came up with the same answer they must have the money to continue their United Fund Board Member Judge Edwin M Clark called for the campaign to continue through the month of December with spe cial appeals via newspaper and radio and United Fund Agnecies Judge Clark spoke seriously oi the matter This money is vitally needed I am sure that Indiana Countians will continue to give thai extra little bit to make the Fund a This years United Fund appeal includes Medical Research Pro gram Indiana County Guidance Center Indiana Hospital Western Penna Multiple Sclerosis Society Western Penna Arthritis and Rheumatism Foundation Ameri can Social Hygiene Association Pennsylvania Mental Health In diana County Catholic Charities Pa United Fund YMCA Indiana County Humane Society Wm Penn Council Boy Scouts Indiana Coun cil Girl Scouts Association for the Blind Indiana County Red Cross Chapter Salvation Army Co Service Units and Slavation Ar my Indiana Corps I WASHINGTON AP Kennedy today told men called into military ser they may get out of uni form within less than a year Urging them not to grumble in the meantime he said they provide the strength to spare the United States a choice between humiliation and a Somewhat heatedly Kennedy took note at a news conference ol newspaper stories reporting dis comforts and possible shortcom ings in equipment and training programs for Reservists and Na tional Guardsmen summoned to service as a result of the East West crisis over Berlin He said his administration contrary to some never intended to hold men called up for more than a year The hope he said is to let them mt before the end of the 12month eriod for which they were orig nally ordered to service Kennedy also observed that Con ress approved the callup which he administration initiated last summer Kennedy in a clear attempt to Bolster the morale of the Reserv sts and Guardsmen whose lives were disturbed by the muster of See 4 Col 6 The President he will ask for also announced i repeal of silver US Steel Ingot Production Up PITTSBURGH coun Steel ingot production in 1962 will years 98 be better than million tons a this steel executive says Walter Moore director of corn purchase laws enacted in 1934 1939 and 1846 These laws put a floor under the market price of silver by research for the Jones quiring the Treasury to buy anyLaughlin Steel said Tues new silver at 90 5 day Production will reach 105 to SHOP GIFTS IN OUR AD PAGES Name New Commerce Secretary HARRISBURG AP Thomas Joseph Monaghan 47yearold re tiring Democratic mayor of Lan caster was picked by Gov Law rence today as the new secretary of commerce The announcement of his ap pointment highlighted Lawrences weekly news conference the first he has held in Harrisburg since the Nov 7 election It was at that election that Monaghan was de feated for a second fouryear term as mayor of Pennsylvanias seventh largest city The stocky energetic Monaghan a securities salesman will take over the post for a term to last only so long as Law rence is governor A new admin istration will be elected next year to take office in January 1963 Monaghan succeeds the late William Davlin The position carries with it auto matic membership in the gover nors cabinet ATLAS BLASTS OFF With Enos the space chimp riding a cap sule atop it an Atlas rocket blasts off from Cape Canaveral this morning The chimp was scheduled to ride three times around the world and pave the way for the first man in orbit flight AP Wirephoto To Remain High By FRED S HOFFMAN WASHINGTON calls likely will stay at relatively high may go even the Arm is increased by two regular divisions Pentagon sources said Tuesday the White House informally has agreed with Secretary of Defense Robert S McNamaras recom mendation that the regular Army be swelled from 14 to 16 Congressional approval would be needed Money to man and equip the two new as much as will be included in the budget President Kennedy sends to Con See 4 Col 2 The Weather Variable cloudiness and col today and tonight with a few snow flurries today Low tonlgh 2025 Thursday fair and not so cold Christmas Gift A gift to fit the times som thing that every home needs subscription to the Indiana Ev ning Gazette 1 After 2 Good Orbits BULLETIN p in CAPE CANAVERAL Fla The space capsule arrying Enos the chimp was ickcd up from the Atlantic p m EST by a de troyer There was no immc late word on his condition CAPE CANAVERAL Fla AP The United Stales uccessfully rocketed a chimp lamed Enos twice around the arth today and he para huted safely into the At antic But three orbits had been lanned and scientists brought lim down early when capsule rouble developed The action cast a pall over plans for a crash program to put man in space orbit by years end A radio signal flashed from Point Arguello fired the ipacecrafts retrorockets and it parachuted safely into the Atlan ic 500 miles southeast of Bermu da at Two destroyers the Stormes and the Compton steamed toward the landing area Several aircraft pqk up the search for the capsule tfhlch was brought downafter scientists decided to terminate the light The capsule three hours and 21 minutes after it rode an Atlas rocket into the sky from Cape Canaveral at The National Aeronauics and Space Administration reported ra dio signals from the capsule indi cated the chimp was in good con dition when he landed A search aircraft sighted tha See Page 4 Col I Pick Glenn For Orbit NORFOLK Va Lt Col John H Glenn Jr has been selected for Americas first manned orbital flight the Norfolk LedgerStar said ilTas told by informed sources at Langley Air Force Base today The newspaper quoted tha sources as saying the attempt to place a man in orbit has been scheduled tentatively for Dec 29 Glenn served as backup for the suborbital flights of astro nauts Alan B Shepard Jr and Virgil I Grissom Langley is the location of head quarters of the Project Mercury space task group On All Social Levels According To Bureau Of Advertising Newspapers Play An Intimate Part In Personal Lives Of Americans NEW YORK play an intimate part in the per sonal lives of people at all social levels This was one of the findings re the survey produced these ings findprint Information Committee The said bureau called the study the most the bureaus That 53 per cent of the readers comprehensive ever made of the have clipped some item other Publiuc than advertising in the past three It said the project Involved ported in a survey conducted byjmontns 27 per cent still have interviews with individuals theBureau of Advertising of thelclipping 18 have sent the ciipping15 years of age or older repre A nwtlrtn Jr feint tn rw A AQ marketing context for Dr Leo Bogart vice president foi provides the basic the social role of newspapers as a family American Newspaper Publishersito somebody else 28 per centsentin 2449 Association into the daily newspai have clipped advertisements 15 samPnS areas Other findings of the survey Twothirds of habitual time the for people have reading the Of east pers reading public per cent recall buying the product The survey found a sense of j Aiso that 43 per ccnt have visit participation beyond the reading ed their newspaper office or plant of news R6Eiders clio out items AX A They save some clippings Theyjadvertisements 23 per cent have vlsit Thev or telephoned the news rol phone it They write letters to it paper for information and 8 periaHEfhty per cent The study showed that jcent bave wrilten letters to theiiduUs One or more newspapers are editor lead every weekday in per in 622 the survey found It takes place at every time of tha day However the newspaper is not normally read at a single sit the 54 million households per cent buy and read attmg The typical reader picks up one paper on an averageiand looks into his paper times and another 6 per one or more cent of each and s as in jcent of the 54 million households in continental United States The newspaper reaches every cents an ounce The stockpile of 115 million tons in 1962 free silver was built up during made the at the nite lAianrn Dttt Eagles Party every than times whe tllis purchase price See US 4 Col 7 University of Pittsburgh eighth Pitt Conference on Busi ness Prospects sponsored by the Thursday Wed tfx ed press higherincome Hotel more influential people The Bureau of Advertising with the American Association of News today It said newspaper reading the nations about as high in the suburbs 72 per cent of its 13 it is in the metropolitan areas million individuals between ii ranges from 89 to 93 per ages of 15 and 20 read a newscent paper on any given weekday The people Seventyone per cent of the the were asked to de bureau reported and The survey was financed by six Coral Graceton Fire Co In reporting the part the newsjmajor Canadian newsprint manuiicu rack Wed tfxipapers play in the readers comprising the Newsj This regular pattern of quite lost without the newspaper is bought at a was selected by 49 per cent store a newsstand or a selfserv in the case of newspapers and 28 per cent in the cast home by of ;