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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - August 14, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania TEDDY Ail Indiana County Newspaper That Serves Every Member of the Family A fctlddiiif ttfatt Is what nleisttiits into the blooming of I City EDITION Sixteen Pages Indiana Pennsylvania Friday August 14 LABOR Technicians Escape As Titan Missile Explodes Occurs On Firing Pad CAPE CANAVERAL Fla huge Titan missile exploded on its launching pad today as it lifted off on its first fullpowered test flight There was no immediate announcement from the Air Force on what caused the ex plosion Approximately 60 technicians in the blockhouse 50 yards away escaped in jury V The 91foot Ti fan exploded as the count down missile was immediately engulfed in billows of black smoke and orange fire continued to rise from the pad several minutes 1 later There was no immediate esti mate of damage to the launching area Firing of the 37foot second stage was the main objective of this test If successful it would have been the biggest rocket ever ignited in space by the United States j The second stage was set to ig nite when the Titan had sped to a height of about 30 miles and some 50 miles down the Atlantic missile Armsiaden Plane Taken By Castro HAVANA AP Cuban Army headquarters today announced the of an armsladen plane flown by the pilot who ferried ex president Fulgencio Batista into exile The army said the plane was captured in a battle in which four persons were killed The announcement said the plane carrying10 persons and a cargo of arms for and Castro counterrevolutionaries was am bushed as it landed from the Do pminican Republic at Trinidad a town on Cubans south coast Two occupants of the plane and two soldiers of Prime Minister Fi del Castros army were killed in the battle the announcement said and other occupants of the plane were captured The army communique was the first official announcement of the landing of any invasion force in since the government re Sported an antiCastro conspiracy a week ago To Snatch Nose Cone VANDENBERG AIR FORCE A fantastic game of catch will be played thousands of feet above the Pacific today goes well with satellite Dis coverer V The object to snare the sa tellites ejected 300pound nose capsule Discover V blasted off its launching pad at noon Thursday It is pircling the earth every 94 minutes send ing back loud clear signals Eight Flying Boxcars are poised on Hawaii for the attempt to catch the instrumentpatked capsule as it floats down under a parachute near the islands The Air Force says the chance of success is about 1 in Here is how it proposes to snatch the capsule out of the air As Discoverer V makes its 16th pass a tracking station in Alaska1 will trigger the ejection mechan iism On thenext pass the satel jlite repositibned by compressed I gas jets will tilt 60 degrees down ward At the designated moment ex plosivesprings and bolts will ROYAL Edmiston Indiana Countys Soap Box Derby champion receives a royal welcome on his arrival at Akron for the 1959 AllAmerican classic Tommy will be among more than 170 drivers from the United States and several foreign countries racing in the international derby tomorrow In drawings early today he was placed in lane three for heat 21 will be competing against drivers from Las Vegas and Norfolk in the initial heaL Pleasure Derived In 3 Killings Says ExConvict aratethecappiilefrpm its vehicle 1 the automobilesize second stage of the rocket which bore it into space The vehicle is expected to continue orbiting for about 10 days The capsule will be slowed down by a retrorocket A switch operat by forces of deceleration wil release a parachute Guided by radio signals from the descending capsule the Fly ing Boxcars will move in to try to grab the parachute with trapeze apparatus suspended from the planes They have about 1ft minutes to See 7 Col No Cutback In Defense Cash Seen LOS ANGELES AP Omar Unconfirmed reports had sayshe doesnt expect the current in Havana earlier that untiCastrp forces had seized Trin idad and its airfield The town had been isolated lor four days by a communication blackout EisenhowerKhrushchev talks to produce a cutback in spend ing for defense There will have to be a great deal of action for peace to add The army said the captured to the talks before the can plane was piloted by Lt Col Of lowering its the tonio Soto who flew Batista tojretired Army general said Tues he Dominican Republic last New jay jn an interview Bradley now chairman of the board of Bulova said he ears Day The army announcement ac cused Generalissimo Rafael L Trujillo the Dominican dictator of direct participation in the land By FRANCIS STILLEY N Y husky former convict who told police he derived pleasure from killing was held today in three brutal robberyslayings in which he got about If I had had more bullets I would have shot more 27yearold Francis H Bloeth was quoted as say ing Bloeth has a psychiatric record dating back to early childhood He loved to strangle cats even as a child it was said and lying was second nature to him The director of a correctional institution for youngsters in which Bloeth once had been con fined said It was impossible to do anything with him He once told us I get a thrill out of killing I love to Suffolk County Dist Atty John does not thinkthe current stock p Cohalan said Bloeth non market break has anything to do chdantiy admitted o ing attempt The announcement ended with with possible cutbacks in defense contracts If such cutbacks he slayings which struck terror throughout Long Island When newsmen asked Cohalan Seek To Outlaw Pol I Taxes WASHINGTON AP The Constitutional Amendments sub committee of the Senate hai scheduled a public hearing Mon day on an amendment to outlaw the poll tax Sen Estes Keafuver DTenn had called the meeting Thursday but fajled to get a quorum Mississippi Alabama Arkansas Texas and Virginia still have a poll tax as a require ment for voting Coalition Of House GOP Southern Demos Provide Win For Ike By LIVINGSTONE WASHINGTON highriding coalition of louse Repubicans and Southern Democrats was ready to wrap up and send to the Senate a labor controls bill back ed by President Eisenhower Only a formal vote on passage delayed by a technicali ty was needed to send the measure on for Senate approval in its present form or for a compromise of differing Senate and House versions Saylor Votes Against Ikes Labor THOR CARRYING SATELLITE BLASTS OFF A modified Thor missile carrying the Dis coverer V satellite leaves its launching pad at Vandenburg Air Force Basra yesterday in an attempt to plade satellite in orbit If successful C119 planes based in Hawaii willat tempt an air snatch ofthe 300 pound capsule when it ireenters the earths na vy ships in the Pacific will aCfeo Standby to aid in tha recov ery XP Wirephoto Find Woman Dead In Theater Here p m An unknown woman apparent ly died of a heart attack while seated in the Manos Theater to day according to a local physi cian According to officials the un identified woman slumped for ward in her seat about this afternoon A theater attendan1 was summonded and found the woman was dead The woman estimated to be about 65 or 70 years of age was wearing a light blue dress with darker blue diamonds printed on it She had black greying hair and wore glasses Her eyes were brown and she wore brown summer shoes Police are continuing their in vestigation The body was re moved to Bells FuneralHome On a surprising 229201 rollcall vote the House late Thursday gave all but final approval to comparatively stringent labor management reforms that had een opposed by organized labor and House Democratic leaders Labor and House supporters of middleoftheroad controls bill were stunned by the unexpected margin of their loss It gave President Eisenhower a smashing triumph in the bitter monthlong struggle over the ex tent of curbs on racketeering and abuses of power in the labor management From his vacation headquarters at Gettysburg Eisenhower hailed the House action as giving cause for real hope that the Con gress will ultimately pass a good labor reform He said the Housepassed bill would deaU effectively with abuses disclosed Senate WASHINGTON AP Four Pennsylvania Republicans and the states entire Democratic delega tion voted against the administra tionbacked GriffinLandrum labor bill which passed in the House by a 229201 vote Thursday The GOP members who voted with their 16 Democratic col leagues were Reps Robert J Cor bett James G Fulton John P Saylor and James E Van Zandt The states 10 other Republican members of the House voted fagF the measure The GrJffinLandrwjn Labor biH is the measure President hower spotte Labor Bill Vote Biggest In History WASHINGTON UKThe House vote on the labor bill Thursday was the largest In its history The administration backed bill was approved 229201 Rep Carl Albert DOkla said he was in formed the total of 430 votes was a record The House has 430 members counting one vacancy radio and television the nation week It is one of a number of measures been proposed on the floor of Ibliff House Labor Management committee headed by Sen John But AFLCIO President George Meany said in a statement It was not a vote on the issue of corruption It was a vote to punish honest Meany called the House action a victory for antilabor the NAM National Assn of Man ufacturers and the Chamber of The administrationbacked bill sponsored by Representatives Phil M Landrum DGa and Robert See 7 Col 4 OUwlI UVVU1 i 11C I the statement that Castro would sajd American economy ishow Bloeth seemed to feel about tell the nation about the of takjng up the glack by it aii the district attorney replied acy against his government by raproducmg for a higher standard of Would you feel remorseful after See PleasurePage 7 Col 1 dio and television tonight tiot give the time See Page 7 Col Lost Civil War Vet Near Death HOUSTON Tex only surviving veteran of the Civil Wars fighting 116 year old Walter Williams hovered near eath today Williams refused food Thursday after taking only a few drops of gelatin and milk the night before His condition was described as very poor after a bout with pneumonia Dr Russell Wolfe said again the old Confederate who fought with Hoods Brigade could live only a matter of There 40 new numbers post fid at Fair View Ix Inside The Gazette BOYLE Singer Andy Williams is featured in Hal Boyles Column today on editorial page 6 START jr Greater County League playoffs between Lucerne and Creek side start Sunday See sports page 11 Other Features AUddiui U Buiineii Mirror tburcb Newt 46 CUwUleiJ 1414 Comki Editorial Hospllfl Notei U Soelelj hOUT I It 10 HexProgress In Talks On Steel Strike NEW YORK in the monthold steel strike re sume here today with no indica tion of progress toward breaking the deadlock Ranking representatives of the industry the striking United Steel workers and the Federal Media tion and Conciliation Service were absent as secondstring teams of bargainers met Thursday The stxike by members of the union has shut down al most 90 per cent of the nations steel production and has idled more than employes in al lied industries The union wants a wage in crease of 15 cents an hour in each year of a new contract plus fringe benefits The industry seeking a oneyear freeze on wages and benefits contends that an increase iu labor costs would force a rise in steel prices and spur inflation Prestrike wages averaged WEATHER Fair and warm tonight Low 63 to 71 Saturday mostly sunny and continued hot with chance of scattered afternoon thiuider showeiE High 85 to 92 Roast Beef Dinner Sunday Aug 16th to 7 Ernest Catholic Church Ix There are 40 new numbers post ed at Fair View Ix FOUR IN ONE FAMILY GET children of widowed Mrs Marie Flame Majeau 27 in StT Vincents hospital in Worcester with nonparalytic polio David 5 lying w crib also had polio two years ago None of children had received Salk vaccine shots Behind David are Donna 6 Michael 3 and Kfenneth 8 Family is from Uxbridge Mass AP Wirephoto Approved Labor Rills Compared WASHINGTON Heres how the Senates KennedyErvin labor bill and the Houses Land rumGriffin measure compare on eight main provisions UNION MEMBER RIGHTS Both bills guarantee freedom of speech and assembly protection gainst arbitrary dues initiation fees and assessments equal rights for all members the right to sue a union or its officers for violation of rights and safeguards against improper disciplinary ac tion i The Senate bill would punish in fringement of those rights by up years in prison and fine As amended Thursday LandrumGriffin bill would scale that to a maximum of a year in jail and a fine REPORTING FINANCES Labor organizations and employ ers would be required to report periodically to the labor on their finances finances of union officials and their families payments made by and to employers and labor con sultants loans by unions and re lated financial dealings involving conflicts of interest The Senate bilFwould authorize the secretary of labor to exempt from reporting unions having er than 2CO members and gross receipts of less than a year The LandrumGriffin bill al lows no exemption UNION ELECTIONS Differing somewhat in detail both bills would require all unions to hold elections within specific periods by secret ballot would bar union funds from being used to promote the candidacy of any per son would set up regulations erning availabUty of union mem bership lists to union candidates would provide tor removal of ion officers guilty of misconduct bar criminals and Communists from office and prescribe pro cedures for obtaining new elec tions in event of FIDUCIARY RESPONSIBILITY Both bills would make it crime punishable by imprisonment or fine for any union official to em bezzle or Illegally convert unlwi funds Both wou uolon officials to be boedftd NO MANS LAW ;