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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - January 15, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania TEDDY A tersm tag feaehetf li s forehead is Indiana County Newspaper Thai Serves Ewy Member of the i 128 la Ttoday January IS I9S9 W Two Seetiofis EDITION Cinti V MONTGOMERY Ala S District Judge Frank M Johnson today ordered1 State Circuit Court Judge George C W a 11 e cited for criminal contempt of court for failure to com ply with an order to produce voter registration records to the IJ S Civil Rights C6m missibrv Justice Department attorneys were directed by Johnson to insti tute contempt proceedings as soon as possible Johnsons action came after the commission reported it was able to inspect registration records in Barbour and Bullock counties de spite what it called dilatory tactics used by Wallace in turning the records over to grand juries in the two counties instead of to the commission The federal judge ruled that al though the purpose of his order to Wallace to producethe records was carried out when the grand juries allowed federal agents to look at them the 39yearold Ala bama judge nevertheless must t answer defiant action Wallace represented in x stead by his attorneys He was reported to be in Montgomery After the Justice Department is filed John son is expected to set a hearing to give the Alabama jurist a chance to show why he should not be punished for his failure to comply with the federal court order w He could be sentenced to jail The commission notified John son it had finished inspecting the records in both Barbour and Bull ock counties and needed no fur ther orders from the court See 4 Col 2 More Checks In County School authorities and safety of ficials are continuing their fire safety inspection of Indiana Coun ty schools it was announced to day by William J Norman coun ty superintendent and labor and industry department representa The inspections part of a state wide crash program to assure children of safe conditions will be conducted in every school dis trict in Indiana County Latest developments in the state program are the announce ments that eleven more Pennsyl vania schools have been ordered closed and an assurance that state students will not be thrown into Jptlie In Indiana County an inspection Ridge schools yesterday revealed that buildings of that dis trict are in satisfactory condition One county school however fac es a partial closing on Monday The second floor of Ernest mentary school according to Mr Norman may be closed next Mon day although official announce ment of that move has not been Vmade The superintendent said Rayne Twp directors may meet tonight to discuss emergency measures if the second floor of the structure is closed Eighty one students cur rently attend classes on that floor Ons the state level the follow ing schools have been ordered closed on the dates indicated be of hazardous conditions 9 SeJinsgrpve Pine Street EJe rosutary Jan 19 Pulaslci and Wil son Schools Du Pont second floors within 10 days St Michaels and St Columbias Pa rochial Schools Johnstown Wednesday Chandler Public School Jbhjostown Jan 19 and these Somerset County institu tions BosweU Elementary South Side Union Street Ele Unentary and Acosta 1 Elementa ry all ordered closed Jan 19 I much colder that coud taezfie ce Gazette photo by Sipos Slides Neck Out Tor Prove Case SEATTLE W Liston stuck hte beck out Wednesday and held it there while a city bus closed its doors on the neck three It was all in the line of duty An assistant in the City Claims Department Liston was trying to prove to an awestruck jury that lined the sidewalk that having a bus door shut on ones neck didnt really hurt at all The jury didnt believe him and awarded Mrs Mirdza Toland who had testified it hurt her plenty Pretrialpuiz Of Marie Torre Ended NEW YORK AP Columnist Mane not be asked again in court for at least a year o reveal the source of an item she wrote concerning Judy Gar By J M HIGHTOWEB WASHINGTON AP The United States has re assuredWest Germany that it is standing pat for the time being at the policy of seeking German re unification through free all German elections v Official statements how ever did not rule put the pos sibility of revision of this policy Th4 West German government Konrad Adenauer information after and the oday actress lawyer said Grand Investigates Kidnaping NEW YORK AP A grand jury started investigation today of kidnaping charges against Jean lavarone in the 10day abduction of Lisa Rose Chionchio The first witnesses called personnel from the hospital where je child stolen Asst J Kenneth Me Cabe said a kidnap ing indictment would be sought adding and we have evidence to By LARKY ALLEN iHAVANA Cuba AP Fidel defending the execution the Cubans call war criminals declared today that if the Uiiited States sends Marines to Cuba 200 000 grmgps will Castro the rebel chieftain made the statement to a crowd which surrounded him in a hotel lobby as he was heading for a Rotary Club luncheon The reported toll o executions by order of revolutionary courts has risen to back it Officials previously were report ed as making the complaint against Mrs lavarone one of en dangering the life and health of an infant Lisas paaents Mr and Mrs Frank Chionchio have been re luctant to prosecute the 43year old defendant Lisa disappeared from St Pet ers Hospital in Brboklyr when she was hours old She was found last Sunday night in Mrs lavarones Brooklyn alive and apartment USMissrle Plan Backed By Ike GOP WASHINGTON Eisenhower and top Republican spokesmen appeared ready today with a fighting defense of the ad ministrations space nijfsile and security programs Key leaders in the new and heavily Democratic Congress al ready have promised searching and critical investigations into all phases of the Eisenhower defense policies and programs Vice President Richard M those who killed Nixon has indirectly invited such an investigation and expressed to fellow Republicans confidence that the programs will starid up under the scrutiny Both the President and the new 195 It was not made clear how the suggestion that the United States mighfsend Marines to Cuba came However Asst Secretary p State Roy Rubottom was sum moned before the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee in Washing ton to face a demand for ac tion to halt the executions Rep Wayne Hays the subcommittee chairman suggest ed toughmeasures short of send ing troops such as shutting off credit or barring Cuban sugar Castro said the executions are not understood in other countries Mrs lavarone has steadfastly denied she took the infant from Republican Senate leader Everett the hospital She contended thejMDirksen of Illinois defended tne programs publicly Wednes day Eisenhower told a National Press Club luncheon that this country had made remarkable progress in the field of long range missiles As to the Soviets accomplish ments in this field he said If we did not believe that they were somewhat aheadin certain See U S MissilePage 4 Col 5 Lewis Tea Room how open 130 was hers delivered alone Jan 2 Authorities said medical examination ruled this out Evidence of the childs identity includes footprints matching hos pital records McCabe conceded the state does not have a witness who can testify positively having seen Mrs See 4 Col 4 New Main St Parking lot next to Social Security By month day hour Phone 56955 127128133134 Inside 7 he Gazette HAL BOYLE PENNS MANOK fW the uadefeated rw VH41JJ J team is featured in an article on sports page 18 Other Features Manor football Mirrur ft WISATHKft FORECAST Hwdd T IB Cloudy windy and much with snow flurries tonight aud Friday Low tonight 15 to at High Friday 19 to 27 20 30 or 40 he said and they ask us to be In an attack against North Americans Castro said They sent bombs to President Fulgen cio Batistas They sent a military mission The Americans are guilty of this They are guilty of concessions Amen cans are The throng of W to 70 persons surrounding his Applauded True some shouted We are more democratic than President Castro continued We are more demo cratic than John Poster Dulles There is more liberty here than in the United States There is no country in the world with more liberty than Fresh dispatches telling of the shooting of 10 menincreased the reported toll to 195 Castro had said the executions would continue regardless of world criticism Criticism mounted abroad of the hurried mjytary trials and firing squad deitjjs But the rebel chief tain asked by newsmen if the executions would be stopped plied No To the contraiy we have given orders to shoot every one of these murderers And if we have to battle world opinion to mete out justice we are prepared to do Reports reaching Havana said 19 persons were put to death in Camaguey 320 miles east of Ha vana for political murders 4 4 Indiana Roller Rink Skate tonight on newly resurfaced floor I28x Miss Torre radiotelevision col umnist for the New York Herald Tribune Wednesday completed a 10day jail term on a contempt charge for refusing to name the source She Jiad faced a possible new sentence if she again had refused to v a attributed her infor mSfKMT concerning Miss to a Columbia Broadcasting Sys tem executive But in examination of a libel suit brought by the actress against CBS Miss to iden tify jvim invoking freedom of the press under the First Amendment We do not intend to take any proceedings against Miss he of Chancellor sought more Secretary of State John Foster Dulles told a news conference that free elections were the nat ural but not the only possible way of merging the two parts of Germany into a single nation again This was interpreted as mean ing that the stand for free elec tions might be modified if some other practical avenue to unifica tion opened up in prospective negotiations with the Soviet Union It is understood various new ideas relating to the German problem are under discussion in the State Department even though all in the end could be discarded See W 4 Col S Sudden Gas Surge Into uippa ALIQUIPPA pa least three homes caught fire to day and a state of emergency was declared after a sudden surge of natural gas into scores of homes m West Aliquippa v Public and parochial schools were evacuated as a precaution ary measure Fire Chief freest Kleber of this Beaver County community said a valve on the main line of Manufacturers Light Heat Co blew out allowing a sudden surge of gas through the line Chief Kleber said three homes caught fire as pilot lights of hot water heaters flared The fires vere extinguished quiqkiy Total damage was estimated atabout Emergency crews rushed to the scene to make repairs Kleber de clared a state of emergency Po ice and firemen went from door o door to notify residents to shut iff their gas The schools were closed as their leating plants were shut down C Suffrage In Algeria PARIS Charles de Gaulle opened the first Nation al Assembly of the Fifth Republic today with a pledge to work to ward a political solution in Algeria through Universal suffrage v De Gaulles generalized mes sage read to the Assembly by its president Jacques Chaban Del mas clearly implied more elec tions or referendums in the trou bled North African territory where a rebellion has raged for four years A prerequisite to the expression of universal suffrage De Gaulle said was the pacification and eco nomic transformation Algeria Following De Gaujlles brief speech newly named Premier Michel Debre presented to the packed chamber the program of his new governmentTa program supporting the Western alliance but clearly demanding a bigger voice for France The deputies stood respectfully while Chaban Delmas read De Gaulles statement De Gaulle called for bly to put aside the biqkerlng that weakened the old Fourth Republic See 4j Col I Medoras Grill dpen for busi ness Will not be closed I29x GEN GEORGE C MARSHALL stricken today Gen Marsh a II SuffersMild Stroke Today PINEHURST N C George C Marshall 78 suffered a mild stroke at his home here early today and was taken to Womack General Hospital at nearby Ft Bragg Gen Marshall has been in poor health and confined to his bed for several months Col G M Powell chief surgeon at hospital said the attack came at The physician said Gen Marshalls condition was satisfactory that he was rest ing comfortably and there had been no complications from the stroke Marshall army chief of staff during World War II and later secretary of state felt illupon awakening his winter home this Powell was summoned and de cided to the veteran sol dierstatesman to hos pital for observation Shortly afterward the Armys Walter Reed Medical Center at Washington and Maj Gen How ard M Sriyder President Eisen howers personal physician were notified Marshalls seizure was inform ally described as a spasm of the sort sometimes associated with a mild UNITED NATIONS N Y Dep Premier Anastas I Mikoyan renewed boviet demands today for a summit meeting to ease East West tensions The Kremlins No 2 man iid the Soviet government still feels the leaders of the Jour big powers must meet before real progress can be made He declined to suggest when such a meeting would be held I but said it cannot be sidestepped much Mikoyan made his remarks at a news conference after a 45min ute private talk with U N Secre tary Hammarskjold About 250 correspondents were present Mikoyan answered questions in high good humor on a wide ranee of subjects His remarks about a summit conference were in response to a question on possible EastWest talks on German reunification He said he found the latest statement by Secretary of State John Foster Dulles on Germany to be inter esting He referred specifically to Dul les remark that elections might not be the only solution to the unification problem Retail Wage Penalties Fines Set HARRISBURG set of fines and imprisonment penalties will become effective Jan 19 for violations of the state minimum wage order for women and minors in retail trade The penalties were announced Wednesday by William L Batt labor and industry secretary Since the minimum wage scale was set last July 1 violators were subject only to having their names published as violators of the law the order from a directive to a mandatory order violators become subject to fines ranging from to and im prisonment from 10 to 90 days for each violation The wage order set minimum hourly wages of for store em ployes in Philadelphia and Pitts burgh 85 cents for stores in com munities of from to population and 75 cents an hour for stores in all other commun ities Erie Rackets Investigation Continues ble racket activities in the Erie area camevunder the scrutiny of a federal grand jury today fig the secondtime Fifteen witnesses all from Erik were summoned to testify in seventh day of the farreach probe of organized crime in w ern Pennsylvania Among them were John thony former Erie police and Larry Pintea reporter for the Erie Morning News The first two witnesses were Tony Gimonco and John McCarthy All but one of the witnesses ap pearing Wednesday were from the Pittsburgh and Allegheny County area The exception was Louis a poolroom operator in Erie Witnesses called today orig inally were scheduled to testify last week A weekend Access was declared before they could appear and were ordered to come back Public information about the probe has been scant as grand jury testimony is secret But U S Atty Hubert I Teitel baum denied being chastised by federal judges concerning h i 9 handling of the probe or his deal ings with newsmen Teitelbaum said No judge has at suggested or attempt ed to stop the release of mate news surrounding this y We have refused to give ad vance information on witnesses and of course cannot divulge what foes on in the grand jury room and must continue to do he added On Federal Interstate y Lawrence Staff Quiet On Highway Promises HARRISBURG AP Officials of the incoming Lgwrenee admin stration today refused to commit themselves opa fiveyear priority rogram for foe federal Interstate ystem in Pennsylvania announced Wednesday by the present adrain stration Paris H Martin Law ences choice for seyretary of ighways said he wanted to give urther study to the program par eularly to the financial cajcula ions The fiveyear program listed 959 for bids on U projects now nder cmstruetioa or on which lans are nearly completed and tart on the Delaware Expressway and Keystone Shortway No work was programed on the Anthracite Expressway or ErietQPittsburgh freeway The program put a new price tax on federal interstate construc tion in Pennsylvania that was nearly 70 per cent above the orig inal estimate of slightly over one billion dollars The report drawn up by the M Stevens might be accepted by the new administration which takes office Jan 20 Walt Giesey who as executive secretary will be Lawrences right hand man said the report would have to have a through study be fore any decision was made The report said the Pittsburgh toErie Freeway since it is part of 112 miles added to Pennsylva W Highways Departments Bureau of iiUas original interstate mileage is D rw n II in Research and Planning estimated it would cost about for the miles of interstate roads Martin would not say whether excluded from present federal al location to the state and was there fore not programed Stevens said the report speaks for itself on the Sx r j the report drawn up under Jlrecipressway He apparently referred tion of Hishways 4 Col I Black Spot Rash Reported On Sun PASADENA Calif AP The sun has the worst rash of black spots on its face since 1951 Mt Wilson Observatory has tographed the mag netic storms on the suns surface These storms emit radiation which often upsets radio and phone communications on The spots photographed last Fri day extended miles the suns face In J95V mile cluster was observed largest on record extending 000 miles was observed in Home Farmer Hurt In Mishap HOME A Ham 1 was injured yesterday was thrown from farm near Bell to sajtisfcctoiy djana Hosptal 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