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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - August 6, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania TEDDY An Indiana County Newspaper That Serves Every Member of the Family Most people are satisfied with their salaries duly theyd like the same amount more often LVoIums 300 Twentyfour Page Indiana Pennsylvania Thursday August 6 1959 Two Sections RACKETS COMMITTEE REPORTS HITS AT John L McClellan chairman of the Senate Labor Rackets committee holds copy of his groups report made to the Senate yesterday which cttarges teamsters boss James Hoffa paid off his debt to Chicago underworld with three million dollars of teamsters union welware funds AP Wirephoto Labor Control Plea By President On Air By B L LIVINGSTONE WASHINGTON AP President Eisenhower joins battle tonight with a divided and quarreling Congress over the future shape of legislation to curb labor racketeering and abuses With the labor controls issue coming to a head in the House next week Eisenhower arranged to go before the nation at p m EST tonight over major radio and tele vision He is expected to urge stricter controls over labor unions than the House Labor Committee has pro posed and the Senate has passed Announcement of his plans im mediately stirred up demands among some House Democrats for equal air time to voice their dis agreement The networks how ever were reserving a decision until they hear what Eisenhower has to say j Not since the tumultous days of 1947 when the 80th Congress en General State Authority Wednes acted the TaftHartley Act has Congress been so bitterly at odds over labor legislation With tensions mounting the House Rules Committee opened HOUSE OKs 4 SALES TAX m Gunman Kills 2 In Home for Aged Shotgun Blasts In Dining Rm PHILADELPHIA AP A madman fired repeated shotgun blasts into a crowded dining room of a home for the aged today killing two of the residents and wounding four others He was then wounded and captured in a battle with ex pert police riflemen The gunman Kyrlo Czup irczuk 42 an unemployed carpenter had been placed in an institution earlier this year after sending threatening let ters to President JEisenhower He was released in April He babbled incoherently after his capture and police were un able to determine what imagined wrong led to his outburst About 150 residents of the Up town Home for the Aged were gathered for the first floor dining room when the gun blasts started from the adjoining building where Czupifczuk lives Shotgun pellets shattered the windows and sprayed the resi dents of the home Several fell I to the floor Others ran in wild confusion Some of the more elder ly and infirm sat stunned See 4r Col 3 GSA Rejects ISTC Library Blog Bids HARRISBURG AP The day rejected as too high proposals for constructing a three story library at Indiana State Teachers College A J Caruso executive director of the authority said unofficial low bids of were in ex cess of the authoritys allocation wide the door Wednesday to a freeforall battle when the issue reaches the floor next Tuesday The committee which decides how legislation is to be handled decreed no limits on the amend Caruso said the architect Joments or substitute proposals seph Hoover of Pittsburgh would which can be offered or on par be directed to redesign the buildiliamentary moves that can be ing to bring the estimated cost made The weeklong battle starts within the allocation These unofficial low bids were received General construction LD Building Latrobe heating and air conditioning ft Meyer and Johnston New Kensington plumbing Retlaw Oakmont Electrical Northwest Electric Erie Frank Wojnarowski Aug 7 Sokol Club Blairsville 300x Eagles Party tonite Thurs tfx Tuesday Its going to be a See 4 Col 7 Ikes WTalk NEW YORK Eisenhowers address on labor legislation tonight from to P M Eastern Daylight Time will be carried live by major tele vision networks NBC and ABC radio will carry it live CBS radio will cany it recorded at Contemplate Charges In Mine Deaths HARRISBURG AP Atty Gen Anne X Alpern has informed Gov Lawrence that the Justice Department and Luzeme County j authorities are contemplating manslaughter indictments in the Knox mine disaster Miss Alpern reported Wednes day that the indictments would be against certain individuals where the evidence reveals gross She did not name the individuals The rainswollen Susquehanna River burst through the ground cover of a mine shaft last Jan 22 entombing 12 miners at the Knox Coal Companys River Slope operation in Port Griffith near Pittston Miss Alpern also told Lawrence the state mines secretary has been advised of the need to take appropriate action against mining inspectors and other employes un der his jurisdiction who were guilty of negligence that con tributed to the She endorsed the recommenda tions of a special legislative in vestigating committee calling for recodification of the Common wealths mining laws NIXON REPORTS TO President Richard Nixon reports to President Eisen hower yesterday upon his return from his tour of the Soviet Union and visit to Poland Milton Eisenhower the Presidents brother who accompanied Nixon on the trip is with them Nixon wentdirectly to the White House from National Airport AP Wirephoto J v V Nixon Asks Courteous Welcome For Khrush Ike Hears Herter On Conference By J M HIGHTOWEB GENEVA of State Christian A Herter flew home today to tell Presi dent Eisenhower that despite the failure of the Big Four ioreign ministers conference West Berlin is probably safe rom Soviet pressure for many months to come Traveling by Air Force jet Herter was due in Washing ton at p m EST and planned to see the President an hour after his arrival The foreign ministers confer of the longest highlevel international sessions in more than a indef initely Wednesday night without agreement on either of the two major problems discussed These were a German peace settlement and the future of West Berlin But Herter went home con vinced that the danger of any overt Soviet action to force the See 4 Col 7 Two Damage By LEWIS GULICK WASHINGTON AP The end of Vice President Richard M Nixons historic trip to the Soviet Union touch ed off today an intense appraisal of its impact on the cold war President Eisenhower and Nixon banked on the vice presidents tour and the forthcoming swap of visits byEisen hower and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev to help thaw a dangerous EastWest freeze The administration policy was admittedly a gamble taken a against advice from some U S strategists who favor continued isolation of the Reds as the surest way to promote the free world The hope was that the exchange of visits would impress Khrush chev with America and keep East West discussions going in the face of the collapse of the Geneva talks on Germany But Nixons trip brought no expectation of any immediate turnabout in Kremlin policy in the cold war which the administration figures could last another 25 to 50 years Nixon who already had cabled back lengthy reports during his twoweek tour of the Soviet Union See 4 Col 1 As 1960 Presidential Nixons Backers See Support Of Majority Of COP Governors By JACK BELL SAN JUAN Puerto Rico Riclwd M Nixons backers re mained confident today that a majority of the nations Republi can governors support the president for their partys presidential nomination ought to make a try for it Atl seemed safe to say that if Rocke others he was as hesitant as he has seemed to be for months The word now is that Rocke feller will decide about Nov 1 whether iie ought to take on 19601 Nixon And he will do that only I if he is convinced that the vice The GOP siate executives gen president seems likely to be de erally were reluctant to express press public preferences during the 51st Annual Governors Con ference which wound up its busi ness here Wednesday But the1 im pact of New York Gov Nelson A Rockefeller on his party col feller should become a candidate for the presidential nomination his brush with Stratton did not improve his chances of getting the support of the powerful lillinois delegation The conference produced little enlightenment on the position of Democratic presidential hopefuls Govs Abraham Ribicoff of Con necticut and Foster Furcolo of Massachusetts beat the drums for Sen John F Kennedy DMass Some Republican governorsbut seemed unable to find any seemed to a bit resentfully feated by a Democrat and thatjthat Rockefeller was preoccupied he Rockefeller has a better with weighty issues and bad little chance to keep the White House in Republican hands time to fraternize with them His admitted charm however was re Rockefeller impressed his fellow I fleeted favorable comment chief executives as a others leagues was obviously less favorcomers his political Handley of Indiana contended that nedys pool yet responsive echoes Their theme was that Kennedy has strong support in all sections of the country There seemed lit tle argument with that but it also was apparent that not many of I the Democratic governors want to alert man willing to take on any Outspoken Gov Harold W wet their political feet in Ken sble than Nixons friends feared it would be had philosophy He did this with Officials Nix Statements About Khrush WASHINGTON gov ernment officials appeared today have adopted a policy line of avoiding harsh statements about Soviet Premier Nikita Khrush chev It is obviously an effort to cre ate a favorable climate insofar as possible for Khrushchevs visit here next month Along that same line was the plea by Vice Presi dent Richard M Nixon on his return from the Soviet Union that Khrushchev be given a courteous reception here There has been no indication whether the White House has passed any word informal or oth erwise for politeness in remarks But the pulling back from criti cism sticks out in what has hap pened to some speeches prepared before the latest whirl of inter national diplomacy brought plans for an exchange of visits by Khrushchev and President Eisen hower One demonstration was an ad dress by Secretary of the Army W i 1 b e r M Brucker Brucker dropped out some sharp words about Khrushchev that were in a prepared text circulated tonews men in advance Lt Gen Arthur G Trudeau made a change in the text of an address prepared for delivery at Storrs Conn Trudeau chief of research and development requested deletion of a section in the prepared text quoting Khrushchev as saying last year Of course we must recog nize that we cannot coexist ex ternally One of us must go to j Nixon had held his ground andj Gov Edmund G Pat tne grave We do not want to go Illinois Gov possibly had improved his pros Rockefeller edged G Stratton another Rejpects somewhat although the vice closer ta contesting for the I960publican in a sharp verbal exjpresident had no staff representa whose hefty California delegation to grave the West do GOP nomination in public andichange over federal intrusion at the conference But Handsidering himself as something private uiteiances here At times to gubernatorial authority Thereiley and one or two other Repuba major candidate for top place hud the for a man was no umpire available to judge lican governors openly plugged on his partys ticket is a prize target displayed surnot want to go to thejr graves prising signs that he may be conleither So what must done We is being convinced that won the argument But it Nixon at every chance See 4 Col 1 them to their There are 40 new numbers post ed at Fair View 301x Takes Dare Hurls Man Thru Window BOSTON Forresta 42 a salad chef was dissatisfied with a recently purchased televi sion set When he arrived Wednesday at the shop where he had purchased it the place was closed but the salesman was inside I bought this set For resta yelled through the plate glass door Its no good I want to return The salesman shouted back that the establishment was closed Forresta threatened to throw the set through the window I dare you the salesman replied Forresta accepted and sent the set crashing through the window Police decided to let the court settle the issue Driver Cleared PITTSBURGH AP Frede rick Heckman of Tarentum 4 was cleared by a coroners jury Wednesday in the death of Mrs Hazel Bowman 35 of Creighton Mrs Bowman was fatally injured Feb 5 when an auto in which she was riding with Heckman struck a utility pole on Days Run Road in East Deer Twp In County Two separate suits requesting a total of damages have been filed in the office of the Indiana County Attorney for both plaintiffs is Donald Miller Indiana One complaint requesting damages from the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company has been filed in the Prothonotarys office The suit was filed by attorney Miller for June and A R Shields of White Township According to the complaint Mrs Shields slipped and fell on a large depression on the walk in front of the A and P super market on South Seventh St in Indiana The incident occurred Aug 1957 about 9 the paper states The complaint says the light in the exit of the store was out pre venting Mrs Shields from seeing the depression As a result the report says she fell and suffered injuries to her left hip back spine and nervous system For this the plaintiffs are asking An additional is requested for doctor bills and other expenses Pauline E Hoover Smokeless is plaintiff in a suit filed in the amount of in the office o the Indiana County Prothonotary against Joseph G Mulligan Jr Robinson According to the complaint the plaintiff was injured when her car was struck by a car operated by Mulligan on May 3 1958 at on Legislative Route 3200 about a mile and a half west of Seward The report states the Mulligan car traveling in the opposite direc tion of the Hoover vehicle crossec over the center line crashing into the Hoover vehicle The plaintiff states she received fractures of the left arm left knee and hip and injuries and lacera tions of the body face and legs Senate Approval Expected By LEONARD A UNGER HARRISBURG AP The Republican Senate is ex jected to follow up within two or three weeks on House passage of a compromise plan o increase the 3 per cent iales tax to 4 per cent Chairman Edward J Kes sler of the Senate Finance Committee today f o r e c a s t Senate ap xroval to send the liondollar measure to the iesk of Gov Lawrence We are going to have amend ments and they should not amount 0 too he told The Asso ciated Press As soon as theyre disposed of we ought to be able o move it The governor was represented by the House Democratic leader ship as willing to sign the bill that passed the House Wednesday 11685 with an assist by the Re publicans for the paperthin Dem ocratic majority The levy would make Pennsylvanias sales tax one of the highest in the nation In addition to increasing the the sales tax legislation would extend the levy to soft drink automobile inspection sticker fees laundry and dry cleaning services and retail sales made by beer distributors and at itate liquor stores The Senate will have to decide whether the increase to 4 per cent should be on a temporary jasis or left permanent as in the House yersion Rep Stephen McGann Demo cratic floor leader said passags of the 4 per cent tax completed the Houses task of balancing the governors revised budget in the next two years The tax vote climaxed a day of toandfro developments in the See 4 Col 2 Pocket Raid By Wife Nets Bad Money ST LOUIS Mo bill sneaked out of the trousers of a sleeping husband by his wife proved to be a pivotal clue in help ing the Secret Service break up a counterfeit ring Asst Atty W Francis Mur rell said Wednesday the four monthold investigation took a climactic turn when Mrs Dallas S Barr fished the from the pocket of her cabdriver husband He said Mrs Barr bought some dry goods and handed the mer chant the bill unaware that it had one blank side Mrs Barr hastily and ly retrieved the bill and left the store The merchant called police Se cret Service agents raided Barrs home last weekend and found the bill and printing plates Arrested were Barr 28 and Melvin E Rhodes 33 Norman S Bennett 36 a former convict George G Hoines 37 and Wil liam James Lindquist 26 Agents said Mrs Barr was not involved Garry Stigall Secret Service agentincharge said the five men spread in fake bills throughout the Middle West in the last few weeks Barr described by Stigall as the ringleader was charged with un lawful possession of printing plates and ordered held on bond Inside The Gazette DREW PEARSON Drew Pearson says today that the British were once jealous of any friendship between the United States and Russia Sea page 8 IN EASTWEST Hubert Redd plays in the annual EastWest Grid game tonight in Windber See sports pages 18 and 19 Other Features tamp Classifieds Crotswordi 20 KdltprlU C HoipiUl 3 4 32 Society t 1H9 18 Theater 16 World Todaj WEATHER Partly cloudy and warm tonight and Friday with scattered thundershowers likely tomorrow afternoon or evening Low tonight in lower 60s Meany On Air AlsoToniqht WASHINGTON AP Sched uled for tonight is a radio speech by AFLCIO President George Meany on labor legislation Meany will speak at Daylight Time on the NBC net work AFLC10 oificials said Meanys speech is definitely not intended as a reply to President Eisenlipw er They said Meanys speech arranged before the White House announced that Eisenhower would speak tonight on labor legislation S H Creep with every purchase and repair Roferf J tfe There are 40 new ed at Fair View ;