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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - December 18, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania TEDDY I An Indiana County Newspaper That Serves Every Member of the Family AH gome people save or a rainy day is the nerve to borrow a friends umbrella 106 City Indiana Pennsylvania Friday December 18 1959 EDITION i n i iiuay I o IYO7 OeCTlOflJt C Z r i oeven Senate Passes For County Dam BLAIRSVILLE AREA CRASH KILLS Senate OKs Dam Here A allocation for a recreational dam and park in Indiana County was approved today by the State Senate in a bill increasing the debt limit of the General State Authority The new General State Authority bill including the amendment providing funds for the countys proposed park and dam won Senate approval just before noon f The bill must now be returned to the State House of Representatives for action there The amendment giving Indiana ferson counties County funds for the state park The new item increases the pro does not specify a site for location debt limit of borrow or A tentative site that has won loa boost of cal consideration is a section of Also included in the new GSA Yellow Creek about six miles east bill are funds that would provide of Indiana and south of Route 422 a new home economics building It would encompass approximately and dining hall improvements to acres the athletic field three or four new The new amendment to the GSA dormitories and money for the de Bill was introduced by Senator Arsign and planning of a field house tlnir Kromer of Indiana and Jefat Indiana State Teachers College Kromer III With Cold Acts Swiftly On Bill By JOE DONNELLY Editor Its just my duty to the people of the Indiana County Freeport Couple Die ISTC Student Injured In Wreck autos collided at Routes 982 and 22 five miles west of here yesterday killing an elderlj Armstrong County couple and injuring an Indiana State Teachers College student Killed were Albert M Shuster 72 a retired Penn sylvania Railroad signal tower operator the driver of one car and his wife Edna 66 of Freeport Gary Wright 19 of Greensburg is in fair condition in Westmoreland County Hospital Greensburg Westmoreland ROUTE 22 DEATH CAR auto that carried two to death yesterday Photo by Sipos Rescue Crew Of Freighter Off W Coast LONG BEACH Calif AP With this sentence Senator Arthur E Kromer state senator from Indiana and Jefferson Counties modestly qoc i i I 1 i i i n OCil t rt lualIIHllUlC uWij plained his unselfish act m getting the allocation for a recreational dam in Indiana County into the General tate Authority bill as an amendment Fit Cheerful Ike Land County Coroner Stephen Yoney said Shuster was turning onto Route 22 from Route 982 and was struck broadside by the eastbound Wright car Wright investigators said was returning to ISTC at the time The Shusters Perna said were the only occupants of their car and were returning horn from a visit with relatives in the Derry Town ship area Shuster a retired Pennsylvania Railroad signal operator died at 5 in Latrobe Hospital His wife was pronounced dead at the scene by Dr David Buchanan Blairs ville Wright is being treated for a fractured right leg and multiple lacerations of the body Perna said Shuster apparently drove his car through a stop sign and into the pauVof the oncom ing Wright vehicle Time of the accident was fixed at 4 n France For Meeting for the local dam was part of the bill Kromer although sick with a House Stops Increase In Car Licenses HARRISBURG Sen ate has squashed 228 a move to a increase in ve ihicle registration fees into a Housepassed antilitter bill The proposal to give the ta the PeniiHams to rest and When the GSA bill came out of committee onto the Senate floor for action Sen Krpmer had the The distress call was heard in By JOHN SCALI EN ROUTE WITH EISENHOWER AP Fit and san Two Armagh snips noia naaiEisenhower in France today for a Western summit been flooded Fifteen crewmen of the Guam meeting thual may need a Peacemaker Pioneer scurried into two lifeboats the U S heavy cruiser Area Crashes iw uavi iJIC ii1 HvTClV j V L definite understanding that the and rowed desperately to escapelLes Momes as she brought the President into Toulon fl UTG I WO threequarters of a million dollars the sinking ships deadly whirljFrench sailors snapped to attention as the President stepped I severe cold had attended all ses sions of the Senate committee to insure inclusion of the dam allo cation amendment in the bill when released by the committee Then under doctors care and orders he returned to his room in pool They watched the ton freighter laden with scrap iron down the gangway to French soil Brightly ways Department more money for road construction was offered Thursday night by Sens Z H Confair RLycoming and J Irv ing Whalley 1 was condemned for not go Ing along with the gas said rjonfair referring to the pro osed onecentagallon increase which was estimated to yield some 60 million dollars a biennium Confair president of the Key stone Shortway said Dem ocrats claimed the Highways De partment needed more money and told them Now heres your op portunity to vote for He said the registration boost would bring 37 millions a bien nium This he said coupled with treat his bad cold Yesterday when the Senate bill was reported out of committee for slip under the water They were about 340 miles southwest of Los Angeles The crew including Americans Cubans Greeks and Spaniards drifted in lifeboats for eight hours A heavy fog hung low but two lowflying planes spotted the life boats Another Navy vessel the USS Senate action the Gazette noted Picket took seaman aboard there was no mention of the dam for the back to San Fran allocation although several amounts were included for Indi ana State Teachers College pro jects A hurried phone call was made to the Associated Press staff in Harrisburg who were requested to check this matter with Senator Kromer It was when he was con See KromerPage 8 Col S JohnMcQuilkin Dies In Mclntyre McINTYRE John H McQuil kin Mclntyre passed away this The drivers license increasemorning after suffering a heart recent annual increase in drivers license fees would take the place of the gasoline tax CISCO A spokesman for the ships agent Transmarine Navigation said the rescue was a mir Aboard the freighter were Capt Mahlon Boese and three other Americans Capt Harry Drew one of the ships owners Hubert McCall of Honolulu chief engi neer and Corbett believed to be from Texas will bring an estimated 10 millions more every two years Sen Charles R Weiner Demo cratic floor leader told Confair attack in the mine office in Mc lntyre The husband of Mrs Marie Me Quilkin the deceased was the Continuing Campaign On Drinking Here Four more minors have been Plane Lost During Flight From Juneau JUNEAU Alaska AP A plane bound for San Francisco with six persons aboard vanished Thursday night after ra dioing it was in trouble The craft an amphibian piloted by Philip Gray of San Lorenzo disappeared somewhere be tween here and Annette Island 300 miles to the south a stopover on the flight The Coast Guard station at An nette Island said it received a ra decked small boats crisscrossed the harbor and the sailors of the French fleet lined the rails of their warships A bright sun glistened off the spic and span vessels and a few fluffy clouds floated lazily over head A brisk wind whipped the ships pennants The temperature was about 55 degrees French Minister of State Louis Jacquinot welcomed the President to France on behalf of President Charles de Gaulle France first came to our aiddent on Route 22 about three in Eisenhower said in re ply The underlying affection and respect of the two nations each for the other has never ARMAGH William J Flynn 39 Johnstown was admitted to Lee Hospital in Johnstown last night after he was involved in a one car accident on Route 56 a mile south of Armagh State Police from the Indiana substation report Flynn was trav eling south on Route 56 about last night when he was apparently forced off the The car then struck an embank ment injuring the driver Fumes Kill Three Men In Long Beach LONG BEACH Calif AP Deadly gas spread through an un derground waterline Thursday night turning it into a tunnel of explosive horror Three men working on the pipe line project were killed by fumes Two were critically burned by gas explosions Another was overcome by fumes but is expected to recover The blasts sent 15foot columns of fire out of open manholes spaced along a twomile construc tion area Joe E Snow 35 and Allen R Holmes 39 were working in an open manhole Holmes told police he lit a cigarette A tremendous explosion followed Holmes and Huge Task Given Ike DeGaulle PARIS Western Al ies have authorized first steps toward an integrated system to warn of an air attack on Western Europe but have left for Presi dents Eisenhower and De Gaulle he major question of whether NATO could order French planes nto action against the attack This is the chief result of the an nual policy review by foreign de fense and finance ministers of the 15 members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization The three day meeting ended here Thursday with France agreeing tp a formula for establishing the tern but still refusing tb put its air force under NATQk aBified military command i5 The United States wants forces of all NATO nations unified under the alliances central command to defend Western Europe Jn thfe face of De Gaulles opposition the Americans urged that at least an integrated air defense be started But the French would riot agree to that Instead the ministers left it up to well as British Prime Minister Harold Macmilian and West German Chancellor Kbn rad see if they could make some headway with the stubborn French President during the Western summit conference this weekend It seemed unlikely however that any immediate solution would See 8 Col 7 I am once again privileged to visit the lovely country of France dioed message from the plane that Privile8ed meet so many the registration increase was an j chief mine clerk in Mclntyre for Imaginary way you have made upabout 30 years He passed away it had lost one engine Radio con tact was lost after the pilot said the craft was in trouble Also aboard the plane were co pilot Carl Scott identified only as from the San Francisco area Burras Smith an engineer from Corte Madera Bob Meath a veteran Alaska bush pilot and man and woman both unidenti fied The Coast Guard here said the plane was operated by the Stan ford Research Institute of Califor jnia It was reported carrying a in your mind to get the Keystone the proposed est superhighway East at A complete obituary will be pub lished in tomorrows Gazette Inside The Gazette NATIONAL Bruce Biossat today says that the member nations of NATO may be their own executioner See editorial page 6 BIG INDIANS WIN State Teachers College letimied to their winning ways last night Head about their victory and other sports on pages 18 and Other Features apprehended by Indiana Borough of electronic equipment i m rh ti Police in the local crackdown on drinking by minors Dance New Years Eve 102 So of her Eisenhower con tinued Under Gen de the President said France and the United States are part of a great coalition and we are determined from a position of strength to pur See 8 CoJ 8 Arranges Own If IVIIIS State PoHce alsoreport an acciSnow were engulfed in flames Snow leaped out of the manhole his arms and chest charred He miles east of Armagh yesterday at p m Injured was Thomas Lockard 22 doused the flames in a puddle then jumped back into the hole Indiana operator of a truck that land rescued Holmes They were crashed into a tractor left on the highway after it ran out of gas police said taken to a hospital in critical con dition About three blocks from where The Lockard truck then struck I Holmes and Snow were rescued another truck operated by Warren Yoder 36 Bellville Owner of the tractor police add ed was Harry McGinnis 25 Vin tondale RD Lockard is listed in satisfac tory condition in the Indiana Hos pital Schroth Lumber Indiana RALEIGH H Southall 57 visited a funeral home here Wednesday He ordered an ambulance to be sent to his home at 2 Thurs np Indiana Borough Police Chief ikol Ciub Blair Reservation callday Harry H Owens said today 98695 or Blair 1355R Muto a hosoital for an one of the four apprehended paid sic by the Skytones fh00spltal f0 dn a fine and costs for falsifying A same time Southall ar a registration card to obtain alco holic beverages Still the investigation continues with the continued promise of pros ectuion to those apprehended sup plying beer and other similar bev erages to minors 102106108UOxS ranged for his funeral even to Eagles dance Sat night Blair selecting the ministers When a Combo 107x member of the funeral home staff expressed the possibility that There Isnt Much Time Lamp UuxUiCKk Mirror Chuirb News CuuiU Editorial ObitUHriri S ii Society Ill 6 ID III M 1 IK WEATHER i 6now flurries likely by evening Cloudy windy and cold with Hurries tonight and Saturday high Saturday 25 to 34 Plans First Vote Age 100 WOODBR1DGE AP Catherine Lorimer celebrated her 100th birthday Thursday night and announced that she would vote for the first time in next years presi dential election Slie became a naturalised citi zen last 99 A native of Stirling Scotland Mrs Lorimer icame to this country in 1928 h those ministers might not be Available Southall Oh they 11 be around all Dec 5 through Dec 27 Open Men Dec 28 109xS searchers found three bodies in the tunnel Firemen said all three died of asphyxiation The men were employed by Macco Construction Corp A com pany spokesman said deadly methane gas had formed in the excavation from the decompo sition of organic material Dance tonite Medoras Clymer Debt Limit Increased For Schools HARRISBURG AP A pro posed constitutional amendment to increase the debt limit of school districts to 14 per cent of assessed valuation received unanimous Sen ate approval Thursday The present debt limit is 7 per cent of taxable property The proposed amendment al ready passed by the House must be approved by both houses of the 1961 Legislature before it can be placed on the ejection ballots The proposal also would in crease the amount that could be borrowed without consent of the district voters from 2 per cent to 5 per cent Maximum Subsidy Pa Senate Passes Increase In Subsidies Paid Schools SHOPPING DAYS TO CHRISTMAS READ OUR ADS might HARRISBURG Sen HARRISBURG weary boosting the ceiling on state aid ale today unanimously approved and strife ridden Legislature tor school construction and adding j u MI j ii i disposing of its major work found shot to death on the lawn dies by lo null ion dollars this n 4 j f h h me iawu j nightfall and taking a recess until The Senate where most of the or ms home year Jan 4the day before the 1960 legislation had been bottled up ronce sdia soutna l who was The measure which raises the session convenes until this week got a head start health hail committed maximum base subsidy from The Democratic House and Reon todays work by meeting in SDO to must go back to the publican Senate were divided on postmidnight session It was in s H House for approval of Senate an imposing list of issues They tended to cut down the bill print H ureen btamus with amendments ranged from more slate aid to ing problem always a bugaboo The Senate cut the measure schools to an increase in the winding up a legislative sessjou Paruodis everv Fridav Letivs 55 milliun dollars rowing capacity of the General Both branches geared their op Bar 5U1 Phila St lOlix At tlie saine lime the Seliale Sule Authority erations to clearing their respeo unanimous approval to a bill And compromises were still to tive agendas for the votate Republicans won out in ferenda in ing against final menu by 375 million dollars Philadelphia and Pittsburgh Pa in sulc Rustic Lodge Smorgasbord Sunincreasing the cuiling for state be hammered out on absentee day Dec 20 startiny at ti school construction reimburseing Sunday liquor referendt ;