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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - January 6, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania I s f Indiana County Newspaper That Every Member of the Family Mjfie ittt Jiiitl Wttfc sqiifiSk at hdme EDITION LEADER PREPARES FOR LEGISLATURE Senator James S Berger Senate poses at his desk in the State Senate look ing over some notes preparing for the opening of the State Legislature The Republicans will control the Senate 2822 AP Wirephoto 7 Student Airmen Die In Dorm Fire SYRACUSE N Y student airmen and injured at least 13 others in a barracks dormi tory today Winds up to 50 miles an hour fanned the flames through he onestory housed 5 Air JForce men as signed to Syracuse University to study the Russian language Blairsville Said Coldest In Penn u 6 f Sections Hints At Access By WARREN ROGERS JR WASHINGTON AP Soviet Deputy Premier Anas tas I Mikoyan was reported today to have assured the United States 6f continued free Western access to Ber lin Such a pledge would go to the heart the current East West tension over Berlins fu ture It would signal a major concession by the Kremlin to the Wests objections to So viet demands to make a free city of Berlin Mikoyan was understood to have told high level State Department business and congressional lead ers Monday night The Soviet Union is deter mined to turn over administration East Berlin to the puppet East man Communist regime regard Thenames of the dead were fW withheld pending notification of ciatlonof theplan v I next of kin 2The Soviet Union is notftry The headquarters of the men to Allies oyt of West was WrightPatterson Aix Force BerIin even though L Base Dayton Ohio At least 15 were injured The building went up like matchbox It was Peter Although the expecte dJDowling a survivor said Dowling minus ten to minus 15 degrees 25 Kalamazoo was one of predicted for last night didnt materialize Indiana County residents had plenty to keep their teeth chattering According to an Associated Press report Blairsvilles Penn View Mountain weather station recorded the lowest e m p e r a t u r e in Western 4 Pennsylvania with degrees listed a minus at that Indiana County six southern point A report this morning indicated the thermometer was remaining in the minus zero bracket on Penn View in Indiana Borough the official low was three above zero Cor yesponding warmer tempera tures were reported throughout other portions of the county In other areas of Western Pen nsylvania the low at Philipsburg was listed at two below one below at both Brookville and Somerset The mercury reached zero at Pittsburgh Bulled Untontown and Kane one above at Franklin and 13 at Erie Some sample readings in the Central and Eastern sections of the state were Philadelphia U Al lentowh 9 Harrisburg 10 Wil liamsport 8 and the Scranton WilkesBarre area 9 The Weather Bureau had pre dicted recordshattering lows for the state as the center of the arc tic air mass moved across the state But the bureau said warm air moved in from the West more rapidly than expected holding up somewhat those taken to a hospital It was like animals trying to get out of a moaned Sgt Peter Dowling Winds whipped the flames into a river of said Donald Dowlingi 19 of Rochester another of the injured I heard a crackling sound I thought it was the man who mier Nikita Khrushchev in a 27 note suggested withdrawal of all Allied troops from the city 3 The Soviet Uhton simply feels the time has come 13 years after the end of World War II to give Berlin a new status 4 The United States Britain and France in replying last week 19 Khrushchevs n9te were remiss in not coming up with some counter proposal which might have provid ed the basis for negotiation 5 The Soviet decision to hand East Berlin over to Germany by next May in no way implies a comes around to wake us up 11 peaceorwar ultimatum contin See 7 2 Col 5 Smoking Stove Causes Alarm Indiana Firemen were called to a home under construction on the Warren Road at when a workmans heating stove started to smoke giving the appearance of a fire to neighbors who turned ued free access to Berlin 110 miles inside East Germany could ae arranged and a role may be ound for the United Nations to play in guaranteeing this The 63yearold Mikoyan second in Kremlin power only to Khrush chev laid these cards on the table in replying to questions at an ex See 2 Col 4 in the alarm Workmen odt to lunch at the time returned to the structure be fore firemen arrived and removed the stove There was no damage The par tially completed house is owned by George Petrosky Shannock Valley OKs Fire Escapes RURAL VALLEY Valley Union School Shanneck Board last night took steps to provide greater fire protection for students at two district elementary schools The board accepted a low bid from Potter Manufacturing Chicago for installation of fire escapes at schools in NuMine and Sagamore Inside The Gazette POINT OF William Ingersoll says today that local business had more to do with the acquiring of new local industries than they realize See page 6 LOOK Read Spoitsi Editor John Harwichs views on the seasons chances for the basketball teams in Indiana County in their respective leagues See page 11 Other Features Mirror tuwlct 1X18 Crouwordi U KOUvrUt 6 16 9 Society SpurU 4 1011 WEATHER World and cold again tonight Low 2 below zero to 6 aljove Warmer Wednesday with increasing cloudiness StatePolice Report Drop In Accidents The number of persons killed on Indiana County roads during 1958 dropped from 17 in 1957 to ten during the year just ending ac cording to State Police from the Indiana substation A similar decline is also listed in the number of fatal accidents in the county The yearly sum mary shows nine fatal accidents last year against 14 for the pre ceding year At the same time the report in dicates more arrests were made as the result of traffic accident investigations in 1958 and in 1957 with 225 persons charged with traffic accident violations lasl year against 205 persons so charged in 1957 During 1957 491 accidents occur red on county roads while the tola accidents for 1958 reached only 445 Injury accidents pnly dropped from 196 in 1957 to 161 this pasi year Persons injured in 195i reached 294 This was almos equaled in 1958 with 292 being in jured in auto accidents The number of property acei nts only dropped from 295 in 1957 to 284 this past year A similar trend is noted in the estimated amount of property dam age resulting from auto mishaps Damage during 1957 is Ijsted a while 1958s damage is es timated at Homer City Legion party twite early Bird ail For Polio ANN ARBOR Mich AP Jonas Salk who de veloped the antipolio vac ine that bears his name to lii Sfi shot to increase immuniza tion against crippling infan tile paralysis Gordon Brown a Jniyersity of Michigan scien tist said that while a fourfcii dose undoubtedly ie aeneficial to miany what is niost needed is complete threeshot immunization of the larger have yet had no vaccine at all The president of the American Medical Association Dr Gunnar aundersen declared no time to lose inthe twoshot plus campaign that partial SMALL guides her up stairs frofe bijaijfc Barbados Kiddie aricl her companions aflbat in jhe Behind5 Mrs Mudie Eiolarts t wu uvv WCUJU4 jr JOldllUO UCt JT Q All DEtCKJJrOUllCl is the gondola in which the Adventurers werei AP WirephbUrvia radio from Barbados 30 Believed Dead In Blast In Istanbul ISTANBUL Turkey AP explosion ripped apart two build ings including two newspaper plants in the ofd central part of Istanbul today Police said 14 bodies had been and several more were believed still buried in the debris They said 87 were injured It was feared as many as 30 may have lost their lives Three of the dead were pas sengers in a crowded bus which lumbered past the four story buildings at the moment of the By LEONARD A UNGER HARRISBURG AP A politicallydivided Legisla ture opened its 143rd session today in an atmosphere of pomp and with indications already of months of Desks and rostrums of the House and Senate banked high with flowers provided a colorful setting for the open blast The bus was neath the debris crushed be Other victims were sitting in a coffee shop on the ground floor of small hotel across the street Indiana Roller Rink public skat ing tonight 8 to 11 120xM ingceremonies steeped in traditionswearing in of the legis Democrats chose the veteran representative H Q Andrews Cambria for his second term as House speaker Republicans tagged another veteran senator M Harvey Taylor Dauphin for his eighth term as president pro tempore Both are 82 But behind the scenes the Dem GonnieMpore Remains Critical DAYTON Condition of Connie Moore 16yearold Dayton High School student today was termed slightly improved but still poor by officials at Armstrong County Memorial Hospital in Kit tanning The Dayton student injured in a Friday evening crash on Route 839 is suffering from severe head and chest injuries She was hurt in the same accident that took the life of Lois June Calhoun a Dayton cheerleader Hospital officials have not taken the Moore girl off the critical list deadlocked over the first issue one of patronage Republicans want Burt R Gld den Denver Lancaster County ward R Hannestad Glenolden FIGHT PARTY Liberals To Back Cooper WASHINGTON AP insurgent Senate Republicans voted today to center their jarty leadership fight against Sen Everett M Dirksens bid to be floor leader After a meeting of 11 selfstyled iberals Sen George D Aiken of Vermont announced the group vouid concentrate its efforts on backing Sen JohnSherman Coop of Kentucky against Dirksen Thdmas H er Kuchel of California as party whip or assistant leader j j 7i The group endorsed Sen Styles recommended a fourth Bridges of New Hampshire for for secretary of the reelection as policy committee chairman Sen Leverett Salton stall of Massachusetts for reelec tion as chairman of the conference ofAll Republican Senators and Mflton R Young of North ference Slftce Bridges has said he is willing to accept Kuchel as there may be only one post in dispute that of When Republican senators meet day to elect the House side Old Guard finings talks was accepted as safe effective suggested fromA th6 same platform today that Ameri cans be made to comply with a code of just as they must with electrical and plumb ing codes All four appeared on a sympo sium sponsored by the University of Michigan School of Public Health in connection with the kick off of the National Foundations 1959 March of Dimes campaign to raise 65 million dollars to combat arthritis and birth defects as well as polio Dr Salk said that he had run a series of tests on massproduced vaccine indicating that widespread application of a fourth dose could beexpected to compensate for the deficiencies in the ef fects induced by three doses of See 2 Col a Gallo Youth Still Serious Francis Gallo 15yearold Indi ana youth injured in a shooting accident last Saturday remains in ocraticcontrolled House and the a serious condition today in Republican ruled Senate were the Indiana Hospital However hospital authorities sta ted today he is reponding to treatment Gallo was admitted to the loca den Denver Lancaster County Gallo was admitted to the local blon oecreeg earner oy tne prof retained as director of the Legishospital Saturday afternoon after governments militarji lative Reference Bureau the Asa 22 caliber bullet fired from a jauve Keierence Bureau me ASa cancer puuet tired from a l semblys bill drafting agency The friends rifle entered Gallos neck Urrutia flew to Havana from post pays and apparently lodged in his abCamaguey following a talk with Democrats however favor Eddomen fldel leader of the uprig R Uannaotart Tho vnc ins that ousted Dictator domen The victim has not responded mS K namiesiau uienoioen me vicum nas not responded Delaware County who held the fully to permit the removal of the Batista See Pa 2 Col fi hnllpf Castr Alabama Authorities Give Agents To Check Voter Files MONTGOMERY Ala AP Federal agents set out to inspect voter registration files in three Alabama counties today but they can question regis trars about Negro voting plaints was left undecided Previously defiant state authori ties agreed Monday to let Civil Rights Commission look at the records without removing them from custody of the regis tration officials But a court order issued by Dist Judge Frank M Johnson after federal and state attorneys reached a compromise settlement did not say whether the voter registrars can be compelled to tes tify before the commission whjch meets here again Friday Registrars in all three counties harbour Bullock aad RJacon w refused to testify at a commission j settlement Itself said about wheth hearing Dec 89 Judge Johnson the registrars could be ques subsequently ordered them to speak But he setthe order aside tem porarily when witnesses pleaded immunity under a provision in the Alabama constitution which desig to tioned A commission spokesman nates registrars as judicial offi cers In bringing his original order up to date Monday the judge decided only the question of the Civil Rights Commissions right to look at the records If the camnrissiwi decides to question the registrars and they still claim immunity the issue will be up to Johnson again hs rules bjs de cision can be appealed State and federal authorities das agreed on wbat the compromise said Monday night the agency may still seek to question the registration despite the compromise agents fail to obtain the de sired information of Negro vote But state attorneys led by Atty Gen John Patterson said the court Older relieves the registrars of the possibility of having tQ testify A H Rosenfeld the commis sions director of complaints said the agency may ask Dist Judge Frank M Johnson Jr to order the registrars to answer questions lie said this would de pend on the current county investigation The full sixmember commission has been called to meet here Fri Republicans off trying to head tn 5 reception from those Charles A HaIleck of Indiana replace the 74yearold Martin The compromise proposal vides for creation of a new post of assistant floor leader It also provides for election by See 2 CoL 3 Decree Ordered In CubaToday HAVANA Cuba pro visional government announced today it will dissolve Congress and the criminal courts and rule by decree until free elections can be held The decision was taken at a meeting of Provisional President Manuel Urrutia and his Cabinet Acting speedily after his arrival in the capital Monday night tia 1 Named Jose Miro Cardona president of the Havana Bar Assn to be premier of his government 2 Announced free election would be held within 18 months two years 3 Summoned his new Into a postmidnight meeting 4 Rescinded the martial Jaw proclamation and curfew sion decreed earlier by the chief for Havana province Dictator Fulgencio day to report to Johnson whether data gathered by agents are suffi cient in the investigation Rosen feld said It may happen that when we go over the records and talk to those registrars we may not need to subpoena he said 3ut we have not relinquished the question Johnsons order Monday allows the commission to examine the registration records which the re bellious officials refused to surren der or testify about at a commit sign hearing here Dec 89 Tfee order specifies the files may be inspected at the places in the1 records are kept The examination must be completed by Friday and the registrars do got have to bring the herfe t Castro continued his victory cession toward Havana with of his guerrilla warriors and new supporters from Batistas military forces He is expected in Havana Wednesday Urrutia said the rebel chief iers to remain outside the cabinet in on4er that he may observe velopments Urrutia also announced bis ernment would not allow bling which under Batista ba4 grown to a multimUUon dollar business carried OR Uwgely by American i Some elements of coofujsioji mained in the governmsaS that probably wiil bj when Castro arrives framework of first few days alter was providsed by raislift ments from the rebel Santiago at the oiher end The bfief in Havana province fagg ;