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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - December 28, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania TEDDY Ati Indiana County Newspaper That Serves Every Member of the Family Neighbors are fine people who fetid to thtr own business Of pesky people who tend to yours ft Volume 113 Twenty Pages Indiana Pennsylvama Monday December 28 1959 City EDITION Two Sections Seven SEEK ADVANTAGE IN ROCKY MOVE Ike OKs MidMay Summit See May 16 Probable As Meet Date AUGUSTA Ga Eisenhower said to that a midMay summit conference in Paris will be satisfactory to the United States White House press secre tary James C Hagerty men tioned May 16 as probable But he said a definite date depends upon consultations now in progress with France Wind Eisenhowers decision on mid May was reached in a telephone conference with Secretary of Statej Christian A Hcrter in Washing ton HiTter Secretary of Defense Thomas S Gates Chairman John A McConc of the Atomic En ergy Commission and seven other ate flying down from the 1 capital Tuesday for what Hagerty called a general discussion with the President of the international and defense field including the nuclear program for i That was broad enough to cov er talks about an expected exten sion of the ban on tests This has been in effect 14 months and expires Dec tl unless the administration acts to retain The Western Allies had pro1 posed a summit conference April 27 Soviet Premier Nikita Khrush chev countered with a suggestion Six persons admitted to the Indiana Hospital over the ol April 21 or May 4 as the Westweekend with injuries suffered in automobile accidents are ern date would conflict with the all reported today in satisfactory condition Soviet May Day celebration Five members of the John Knee family of Johnstown May 4 was unsatisfactory to the were injured last night at p m in a onecar accident on British because it would interfere South Sixth St extension about a mile south of Indiana with a British Commonwealth meeting State Police from the Critics Pick Jimmy Stewart NEW YORK AP Movie cril ics polled by a film industry news paper have picked Audrey Hep burn and James Stewart as the top stars of 1959 Polled by the Film Daily the critics selected Miss Hepburn for her role in The Nuns Story and Stewart for his role in Anatomy of a iUNXSLTAWNKV COUPLE ESCAPE and iMrs Joseph M LukcliHrt Pimxsutawney occupants of this car involved in a crash Saturday with another vehicle on Route 119 a mile north of Homer City wore injured but did not require hospitalizatiou following the accident Three occupants of the other vehicle involved in the crash are reported satisfactory today in the Indiana Hospital The Lukeharts were treated and released See details in the story below photo by Sipos County Road Accidents Hospitalize 6 Persons by 50 ooo y has been agreed upon JollMliwn car the West Haor West Hagorty said he when md 2 Si I date so far as the West is con Admitted to the hospital were cerncd MrsBeverly Knee 41 with chest injuries Randy Knee 10 a frac Lewisburg I State High In Holiday Death Toll By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Pennsylvania had one of the highest trafficdeath tolls in the nation for the Christinas weekend At least 27 persons died on the i r iiijuiivo u a highways and four more in other Both the President and Hagerty ture of the eft arm G mishaps from 6 Christmas mamtamed si ence on he fracture of the efl foot LEW SBURG Pa AP Fire eve untj Sunda ht nouncement of Gov Nelson A men toiled for over six hours on Rockefeller of New York that he lhe the vehicle and Sunday night to contain a blaze1 Elght of the vicims were ped not try for the father were treated at the hos that broke out in a large store Two of the traffic acci presidential nomination i See 3 Col 4 in downtown Lewisburg dents took more than one life I have nothing to Hag The fire swept through a three a niother her 12year orty told questioners And he add I L slol building that housed the J old dai8hter and a teenage friend ed neither does the President JOlianSSOn J Newberry Five and Dime store burned to deat when two cars Eisenhower was in his off icexv I the first floor and basemetu collded intersection near Al ibove the pro shop at Augusta QKs FiaHt aPartments in the uPPer sto National Golf Club at this Njm ies morning I lift A renants were evacuated safely It was raining a bit when he INGXT UUR6 from the building there were no arrived But the temperature was injuries Jn the high 60s the sun soon was STOCKHOLM Sweden AP Manager Austin McKinery said through and the PresiWorld heavyweight champion Inthe stores inventory was The death toll mounted rapidlv dent was ready for the jgemar Johansson agreed today to a total loss William Heim agent On Christmas eve slacked off and course meet Floyd Patterson in New for the Edwin D Mensch Insurmounted quicklv ngain as the i York next June The agreement ance Agency which insures the iday drew to aclose was reached after a conference building estimated total damage of the four who died i with a group of New York proabove crash on the Pennsylvania Turn pike near the Allegheny Valley fn a man and a woman It was the only fatal accident on turnpike 602 Deaths In US Over Christmas j i By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Traffic Fires Miscellaneous 79 TOTAL 602 The nations threeday Christ mas holiday apparently cost sub stantially less in traffic deaths1 this year than in comparable Christmas weekends of recent years The 500 as delayed teports of fatalities between 6 Thursday and last midnight were roughly 15 per cent less than the 609 lives claimed in 1955 and smaller than the 523 of 1053 j Like this years holiday those of 1955 and 1953 also were three jday observances i f The National Safety I which had estimated before thej holidaythat 530 deaths might be i expected pointed out that the cur1 rent toll came with 71 million cars in operating per cent more than in 1953 and 12 per cent more than in 1JI55 i The staggering toll however far exceeds the number that would be killad on the highways during a nonholiday weekend period of the same length at this time of year The council estimated 370 The Associated Press in a sur vey during a nonholiday period earlier this month covering 78 hours counted 324 traffic fatali ties The survey also showed 22 deaths in fires and 68 killed in miscellaneous type accidents The weather played an impor part in this seasons accident death toll safety experts said i Blowing snow and iceglazed high ways made driving conditions hazardous in many parts of the Plains states and the northern Midwest Fog also showed travel i in manv areas NOT TALKIXGNcw Yorks Gov Nelson Rockefeller bites his tongue as he leaves his plane after his arrival in Albany N Y late yesterday He refused to elaborate on his day to withdraw from ho Presidential race Rockefeller said he was back to work on his message to the 1960 session of the Wow York Legislature AP Wirephoto Strongstown Family Aicted After it or tarv S Friends and neighbors of the swept Earl Trexlers announced today they are pushing afpiake campaign to help relocate the family in another hbme The Trexlers a son and family and two other were left homeless Christmas evening when fire Action By Both Parties By RAY CROWLEY WASHINGTON AP i Both major parties strove to iday to capitalize on a stunn political I Nelson A Rockefellers with jdrawal from the race for the I Republican presidential nom jination Republicans pictured the GOP as a unified party one which re frains from rending itself apart in brawling convention contests a i party which can now devote all its energies to electing Vice Presi dent Richard M Nixon to the pres i idency Democrats depicted the GOP as controlled by old pro conserva tives who do not give progres sives like the New York gover nor a lookin There was even j by Sen Lyndon B of Texas of drafting j Rockefeller for a high post under i the Democratic president to be elected next Neither party had much to say in public about the problems posed for it by Rockefellers definite and final announcement on Sat urday that he would not be a candidate in 1960 for the presi dential nomination and would not accept the vice presidential spot One big poser for the Republi cans was how to pump any drama jinto their convention opening in Chicago next July 25 It will be jlike a mystery novel of which j every reader knows the ending Nothing now sighted on the politi jcal horizon can prevent a lirst ballot ffuf jjw political eujstem i by on gasoty on the lUu H Memorial Hospital They were cleaned Mrs Irene Clark of the Highland Res itauranl in Nolo told the Gazette today The Trexlers had no surance to cover the loss explosion destroyed rtoHeilwood Road d severely j ed remains Johnstowns said Sunday in high good humocijto ColtsGiants Jfxxapall Baltimore that it in Separate Huddles In Talks The Republican national chair man Sen Thruston B Morton of Kentucky praised Rockefeller for so clearly stating his Morton said he felt Nixon was well ahead in the GOP presidential nomination picture The White House declined com ment on Rockefellers withdrayy WASHINGTON AP NewBuildinq For Moose Here Indiana Lodge of the Loyal which ew liere said lllicky contained However sevcarbon monoxide poisoning while Mof the Moose will mnvo smoke damage was reported fixing his car in a closed garage i 01 me ivioose move into over Yankee Stadium for the nv in the offices and in a HHIP The hiohwnv tnii damage ut me tour who died in non t highway accidents one suffocated 1 Fire breached the walls of ad in a fire two were hit by freight Roy Colin head of the New joining dental offices but was trains and one was overcome by dei IIHU over Yankee Sladium for tne jn he offjces aiid jn a dn stortf The hj death tol was new home on North Fourth St match jhelow Pennsylvaniashighest of the year Extension a club spokesman said Humbert Fugazy veteran proi Firemen from seven companies tor a holiday weekend It just sur today moter told newsmen that the fight i encountered difficulty in fighting Passed the New Years weekend The new home was recently consnould vield a 8ale of at leasl 4 the fire because of the heavy Nvhen 2K died tne highways structed adjacent to the lodges millio dollars sonry walls of the 125yearold But jt did not niatcn the l0 old property A dedication and Cohn and building located at 3rd and Market that weekend Ten more died in grandopening service Ahlquist said in concert I Streets oooosite the federal rnnrr other accidents Forgot Lecture On Memory BELGRADE Yugoslavia AP students waited for the lec ture by Maksim Stern but the lec turer on the facult of the local medical college didnt show up Somebody called Sterns home but he was found in of Science building having for gotten the lecture Title of the lecture Memory and For the thefr Presismall army of aspirants who show i Friends of the Trexlers in the dent Eisenhowers inquiry board Nolo and Strongstown districtswent into separate huddles today 1 have located a cottage and werent the deadlocked steel labor1 j repairing the building today to proi disputants PQ SolcS jvide a temporary residence for the The threeman panel headed by A family Geouge W Taylor conferred firsVAt ReGOfU The Salvation Army with representatives of the United Cross have provided emergency Steelworkers Union scheduled HARR1SBURG AP Liquor aid ja separate meeting later with insales in Pennsylvania this year Persons interested in donating dustry negotiators should top last years record fi household furnishings and other j Tayior lo hold agure by 7 dollars the j items to the campaign should send news conference ahead of a pub State Control Board pre i their contributions to the Highland iic hearing the statu diets Restaurant Penn Run dispute Left homeless in the fire were Mr and Mrs Trexler a son Ku AFLC10 The board said In a yearend statement that sales should reach was dlieto tfe 280 dollars in of the jgene and his wife and oneyear steel strike unseasonable weather old baby and two unmarried sons heai behalf of the Steelwork Jn fau The blaze gutted their home on what was known as the old Wetland he ne8otiatlons mvf new sales tax on liquor Farm Firemen from Nanty Glo phase an atmosphere of rising 7g and Spangler rushed to the hut the flames were heyond con trol i Lj jn 195g Thfi thickening gloom Fnnegan chiet E Rerwjn See Page 3 Col S and A D Cohn and D A Swaney sometime in the near future The Moose Home is the most re cent Indiana Club to construct a new building H C Rifle Club party tonite 113x Inside The Gazette DREW PEARSON Drew Pearson says today on page 6 llial Urd China is a threiil lo the peaee of thv world PRO GAME Read the results of the World Series of professional football game played yesterday See deUuls on page 14 Other Features The toll last Christmas however was higher Twentyeight died on the highways 12 in fires and two in other accidents The record this year was set on a nonholiday weekend March 11 29 Thirtyone died on the high I PITTSBURGH ways two in fires and two in Rosenbaum Pittsburghs sec ond oldest department store will Rosenboums Store To Close See 3 Col Buhliiemi Mirror 18IH ItHT CruuuortU EdUurUI Uimpttul WEATHER Variable cloudiness tonight with a IK Sutiety f 6 SpurU M IH r i World 4 few snow in the close at the conclusion of a cur rent sale President Richard Jack Rn nh SlTQltiff announced today t i The store was founder H3 years HotTie ago by Mux Rosenbaum and Solo mon Fleischman It became parti Ralph C Straitiff a fonnor tl National Department Stores andlcollector for Indiana Borough was taken over by Interna1 passed away this morning at his tional Mining Corp home at 132 South 10th St The Rosenbuum Co is the third Mr Straitiff was 79 years ol store to close in Pittsage burgh in less than two years Arrangements are in charge of Boggs Buhl an 89yearold land RobinsonLytlas mark ylosed in 1958 Frank A complete obituary will appear Seder went out of business a i tomorrows Indiana year ago Data Reveals County Rebounded Jump In Buying Power Shown For Indiana Co Square Dauce at Meadowbrook Overstocked on bell Howell northeast Snow flurries and cold Tuesday Low toiiigln in up New Years Eve Thursday Dec Kodak below Rogers Jew per 20s High luesday mostly in the low 3Us jl J15x dry ttx YORK What sort of a comeback have Indiana County residents achieved since the re cession How much of a ejy has been made in the way of local incomes and of biiMiiess in general According to a new economic report detailing conditions in every part of the country Indi ana County reboujidtd well The study released by the Standard Rate and Data Service covers the fiscal year from July 1 193S to July 1 It shows that local residents had considerably more money to spend alter payment oi taxes than they had in the prior year Their incomes amounted to net compared with previously Per household determined by dividing the total by the iuimlKr of household units this eciuivalent to a spendable income of Locally it appears the year of recession caused less of an up heavel than it did in many areas whore there was less stability and fewer resources to fall back upon Most of the years earnings in Indiana County u is shown j went into purchases of consumer goods in the local retail stores j A backlog of needs and wants i had been accumulating during the previous year when people spending their money very cautiously More than the usual proportion of their earnings was being used by them for re tirement of existing debt fipid for savings J Once they begun to that the recession was onjy setback ol liroiud and that their jobs for the must part were not in jeopardy their confidence rose They ay their money and resumed buy ing haltingly at first arid later on with gusto The retail stores in Indiana County as a result were able to chalk up a sales volume of in the fiscal yeaf This with type of pecaally those seil goods during the d Trade is to at a hjgh for t good ut UHjt MMbjea W I ;