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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - July 15, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania TEDDY An Indiana County Newspaper That Serves Every Member of the Family The easiest way to get a itef to take a bath is to let him sprinkle the lawn t Volume 281 City EDITION Thirtytwo Pages Indiana Pennsylvania July 15 1959 Two Sections Seven Cents STEEL INDUSTRY STRIKEBOUND I South Bend Home Leveled By Blaze Townsend Family Homeless Missed By Car Bitten By Dog BALTIMORE Md Man uel Cottingham 10 was walking in a narrow alley near his home when he had to back up against a wire fence to avoid a car The car missed him but a white Spilz dog on the other the SOUTH BEND Fire yesj fence didnt The boy was treated terday destroyed a sevenat StJosephs Hospital for a bite room frame house here leavon the r8ht ing damages conservatively Estimated at Firemen from Eld or ton and Kiski Tbwnship battled flames for three hours were unaHe to bring blaze unifier control Left h6meless were Mr the but the and Contention Of Butler Ridiculous No Taft Hartley In SteelIke By M L ARROWSMITH WASHINGTON AP President Eisenhower said to day present conditions do not warrant invoking the Taft Hartley law in an effort to end the steel strike At a news conference Eis enhower declined to specu late on when steel stockpiles might be reduced to a pointj which would imperil national WASHINGTON defense The TaftHartley law per Mrs Robert S Townsend and their twin sons Ronald and Eisenhower described as ridicu I The Townsends were at homelous today ths contention of Demomits the government to seek the fire broke out Mr Towncratic Nati0lial chairman Paula court order to end any send had just returned from that the Democratic partywork stoppage which the and was asleep on the for the earncrs finds is a threat to floor Mrs Town end and several Republicans t th natiOnal security npmhhnrs wprp in an adinmine J auuiidi aeiuiuy Discussing the strike which Asked at his news Tuesday midnight about Butlers statement EisenEisenhower again expressed hope HalfMillion Workers Heed Union Leaders Call To Shut Plants By WILLIAM A SWARTWORTH PITTSBURGH nations vast basic steel in ustry ground smoothly to a stop on dead center today in the rip of the sixth major shutdown since World War II A halfmillion steelworkers heeding the call of union eaders struck after two months of contracts negotiations lat had gotten nowhere The union gave no indication of retreating from its de mand for higher wages and improved fringe benefits Just as teadfastly the industry stuck to its position that it could ot increase production costs must be able to effect some conomies neighbors were in an adjoining Jenders yard when they discovered the flcmes Townsend battled the fire with garden until firpmpn ar heatedly that theitliat free bargaining between the nubc uniii iircnien thing he could say about steel companies and the union will Fire Chief Neal Clark of chairmans asserresult quickly in a new contract said the fire probably started that lt was made was asked spec a hot plate in the kitchen i u estimated on the basis 1 Eisenhower added that what his knowledge regarding steel STRIKE SIGNS GO at Jones and Laughlin steel mill put up strike signs on pole outside the plant last night in Pittsburgh as the nationwide steel strike against the industry got underway AP Wirepholo In State Face Loss Of Jobs In Strike The blaze spread throughout the frame home and got out of con trol before firefighters arrived The structure was completely gutted leaving only a skeleton of its original form Clark said damages will be in excess of and the loss will partially be covered by in surance j L Time of the alarm was set at Republican administration is atstockpiles how long the strike tempting to do is to hold down inj could continue before it interfered With defense production Eisenhower replied that he could make no accurate estimate See No 8 Col 6 Whats Truth About Cuban Communism HAVANA AP What is the flation so that what a man earns today will buy the same amount of groceries as it formerly did Eisenhowtr said his administra tion is combatting constant price rises the cheapening of money and excessive costs All of this the President said plays an important part in the handling of federal finances He said the federal debt of more than 280 billion dollars has to be handled all of the time When you get to the point where you cant borrow for longer than five years he said the situation is difficult Eisenhower has asked Congress to lift the present 4y4 per cent about Communist infiltrabut Congress has not acted on the tion in Cubas revolutionary rereluest DixonYates Claim OKd In Court WASHINGTON AP The Court of Claims today upheld the claim of the DixonYates com bine for damages because the uciujgovernment canceled its contra interest ceiling on longterm bonds nnwpl New School Collapses BEAVER Pa arched men none seriously An unidentified worker who es caped injury said he and the other By The Associated Press The steel strike might put Pennsylvanians ou of work if it lasts long enough This was the estimate the State Laborand Industry Department issued Tuesday just hours before rhe strike be gan at midnight During the recent recession Pennsylvania peak unempolyment was About steelworkers at roof under construction at the new i plants in Johnstown Steelton Beaver Area High School gymnaBethlehem the Pittsburgh area sium collapsed and plunged about j Aliquippa and Morrisville went on 40 feet today injuring five workstrike when the deadline passed without a contract settlement From all reports the start of the strike was orderly and quiet men rotle tlie the ground to in this steelproducing state As the last of the workers left the gime The former chief force told a Senate Washington Prime Minister Fidel Castro is himself and heads a Red Noting that some short term versial power contract Dividing 32 the court rejected the governments contention that i the activities ofAdolphe H Wen their patrols Bethlehem S t e e Is sprawling i i n IY cii of Cubas air Jeasury bills have sold recentlyzell constituted a confcct o inter committee in or hlJ af 47 P61 est It ruled should vtinisror President said something hasuQ a f said something reimbursed for outofpocket be done to scatter debt PaVjcosts ments over a period of 30 years It was quiet like being on an darkened plants pickets began elevator until we hit the ground then we landed with a he said plant at Bethlehem was typical The injured men employes midnight approached pickets the American Bridge across the street from the bridge were taken to Rochester main gate hoisted their signs and General Hospital They are Steve Belish 40 of dictatorship Castro before the contract ahead He said shortterm govern Cuban officials down angxily scoffed at this testiment borrowing is drying up pri vate lending sources Eisenhower was asked mony They called Maj Pedro Hookstown Penny 29 32 both R and of D 1 Harrell Wallace Wallace New Brighton Luis Diaz Lanz a liar and a de sennower was asnea about a ierier and traitor who sold out tocompromise proposal being disi ition interests opposing Cubas revolu m the House Ullder whic See 8 Col 2 Judge J Warren Madden who McCay 34 of Gibsonia spoke for the majority said theRD 3 and John Myers 27 of court saw not the slightest flict of interest in W e n z e 11 s i began their vigil An estimated 900 men picketed the plants six gates Police were present but they were concerned mostly with con trolling the crowds of curious who See 8 Col 1 opposing tionary program The truth appears to lie some where beHvyeen these two ex tremes Castro admits there are Com munists in his rebel army He says that when he was fighting dictator Fulgencio Batista he didnt stop to examine a mans politics if he wanted to help Capitols Gus Dies Suddenly The court awarded which was about what Dixon Yates finally asked j Originally the claim had beenj for about million dollars Wenzell served as a consultant to the Budget Bureau at the same time he was a salaried official of Teen Abducts Girl Object Of Search USW Urges FactFinding Strike Study NEW YORK stee workers union today proposed th industry agree to submit strik issues to a factfinding board to be headed by a neutral selected by Chief Justice Earl Warren of the United States David J McDonald Steelwork ors Union president made the proposal in a letter to the indus trys fourman negotiating team McDonald proposed that the in Those were the basic positions negotiations began 10 weeks go They remained unchanged as B strike began The walkout shut off 90 per cent f the countrys steelmaking capa ity and threatened to slow down rie entire economy boom ng once more after a crippling ecession Steel companies not re resented by the USW and those vith agreement on contract ex ensions comprise the 10 per cent if the industry unaffected by the trike At the urging of President Eis enhower deeply concerned over he potential effects of the strike Director Joseph Finnegan of the Federal Mediation and Concilia ion Service arranged separate meetings this afternoon in New York with representatives of the ndustry and union David J McDonald president of the United Steelworkers of said he would offer in dustry negotiators an undisclosed plan for settlement of the strike But I guess theyll turn it McDonald added talk to some cheering union mem bers at Steel Fairless workers near Morrisville Tuesday night Promptly at in some instances before workers streamed in orderly fashion from mills across the country Picket lines were set up quickly Major steelmaking facilities had been halted in anticipation of the strike and the final shutdowns came without incident Men at the mills greeted the strike with mixed emotions Some left their jobs reluctantly some militantly See 8 Col 1 Coffee Break Steel Issue NEW YORK AP The Cof fee break that widespread custom in Americas offices and factories was among the dis puted issues that lead to the steel strike the union president David J McDonald told report ers Tuesday The steel industry wanted tighten up on the practice ha said He said it was simply incon ceivable that such an issue was included among local practices over which the companies want more control There was no immediate com ment from the industry McDonald OKd Damage Claims NBC NEW YORK Nation al Broadcasting Co said today that David J McDonald Steel workers Union president allowed two aides to wreck a television camera because he was angered him in Trenton Tuesday night dustry and union agree factfinding procedure to facts involved in all strike issues The union proposed that the in vestigating board be composed of a man named by the union other by the industry and an an im Plant Increase Set HARRISBURG AP The General State Authority has ap proved an increased expenditure for Construction of a thlf Indiana I empowered to conduct hearings on all issues in dispute between partial member to be named by Warren McDonalds letter to negotiators The union proposes Boy Admits Killing Brother BELLEFONTE Pa police reported today an 11year old Bellefonte boy admitted shoot ing his younger brother to death to the accidentally Monday night sift the Trooper Michael Mutch said Den nis Brown told them he and his brother Michael 8 were playing With a 3006 caliber hunting rifle when it went off the bullit strik ing Michael in the head The youngsters mother and fa ther Mr and Mrs David Brown industry and their three sisters and three The question was whether Mc Donalds career would be affect ed by the steel strike he ordered NBC said McDonald refused tJ answer the questioner Tom Pettif from NBCs Philadelphia affiliate WRCVTV and demanded the film be given him the network said When Pettit refused two uniden tified men with McDonald smashed the camera effectively ruining the sound and film and wrecked lighting equipment NBC charged There was no immediate com ment from McDonald on the story broadcast over NBC national net work news boiler plant addition at State Teachers College Gust Michelis wellknown vice the First Boston which beHighland Park girl was abducted was The revision iur a president and night manager of came financial agent for Dixonat gunpoint today and a statewideed bv the authority at a meetingable settlement of these n InHiana Vutnc oractu r m J5 aUlt acllltllieill Ol IIICSC Assistance Studies Long Strike Load The Indiana CountyBoard of Assistance in its July 14th meet mendations for a fair and accident The dfle and reviewed the effect of a DOS other brothers were out of the house at the time Mutch explained that Dennis be came panicky and first told in DETROIT nyearoUl The original amount approved the parties and to make recomivestiSators ne knew nothing about the Capitol Restaurant in Indiana Yates interests i police alarm was broadcast for Communists areitfiana part in Cubas today in Inj It was on this ground that the John Thompson 22 a spurned 091 It is Hospital i Justice Department contended the suitor June 10 Mr Michelis reportedly suffered government should be relieved of I Police said Thompson dragged a heart attack while working at paying anything to DixonYates as blonde Ann Piri down the stair the He was admitted a result of the contract cancella1 way of her home and kept mem Castro denies emphati c a 11 y died suddenly early however playing a major political life Ours is not a Communist re he says it is a Cuban in the morning to the hospital and1 tion jbers of her family away by firing I succumbed at j The DixonYates contract ena rifle shot in their direction The man in the street usually Friends are being received at tered into by the Atomic Energyl The girls brother aunt and says he sides with Castro Those the Hill Funeral Home on ChurchiCommission at the time it was grandmother watched helplessly Who dont keep their mouths St A complete obituary will headed by Lewis L as Thompson drove off with the But there are many Cubans high pear in tomorrows Indiana Evecalled for a 107milliondollar powjgirl Tuesday brings the figure to based on bids received issues Eagles i nite cartridge were the only ones prolonged steel strike on the the house Mutch theorized the countys assistance load Party every Thursday bullet was left in the rifle at the Wed of last falls hunting season j in the nations business life who and agree in part with what Diaz Lanz told the Sen ate committee They are the per sons most likely to be hurt by Castros plans to change the old order Most of them would not call Castro a Communist but many feel he is being used by the Reds They point to Argentineborn Maj Ernesto Che Guevara No i man in Castros government who has long been linked with the Communists Gazette er plant at West Memphis Ark Dance Sokol Club Blairsville August 7 to Frank1 Wojnarowski Reservations call GR 98695 or Blairsville 1355R 281287295300x8 Inside The Gazette DREW PEARSON Drew Pearson says an investigation is bting made into the number of military personnel serving as drivers cooks and servants See page 6 ADDITIONAL Now that the United States lias grown to 30 slates just how many more states may be added See the map feature on page 4 Other Features Half an hour earlier Thompson fired a shot through the living room wall of his own home in Highland Park a Detroit suburb police said Proposes Soles Tax Hike To 4 Per Dem House Leaders Push For Vote On States Compromise Tax Plan re It was noted that the strikers will not be eligible for the employment Compensation pay ments which normally provide a cushion for sudden unemployment Mrs Shirli Cohn Brody Chair man of the Board explained that the county anticipates some ap plications if the strike continues but the impact of Indiana County however may be comparatively light The load may be affected to some degree by the inability of relatives to continue supporting their needy kin Many persons re ii iii HARRISBURG Houserankandfile opposition Extending the sales tax to Policewomen said the girl had Democratic leadership pushed Rep Albert W Johnson purchases at liquor stores and ceiving assistance have become been reported as a runaway three a vote today ou a compromise I lican floor leader indicated dis1 from beer distributors selfmaintaining because of contri times in the past two weeks O broaden and increase the1 appointment at the attitude of his Imposing the sales tax on launbutions from relatives who have Relatives said Miss Pin had gone out with Thompson only a cent d Ue indications there were hinted UmeS dld want votes to pass it tempt per cent sales tax to 4 Republicans but dry cleaning and garment re him anymore I have enough hope to predict ithe bill will said Rep Ste jphen McCaim Democratic floor I leader he would make a new to attract additional at1 pair services except diaper wash similar places GOP I ing and tailoring on new garments Many of these relatives contrU support bute voluntarily others do so be As McCanu put ir Levying the sales tax on cause of enforcement of the If the Republicans are able to drinks jpartments regulations based 04 found employment in steel mills or Special regular costume jewelry now 3 for Rogers Jewelry tfx Supinkas Jewelry clearance sale starts Thursday morning 281x1 AUddini Lamp Bublnest Mirror Classifieds Crossword Kdlloiiul 6 ni Huspiui notes oi Obituaries t society Ill Spout TVlUdio World 1odajr 9 Ike Teacher Dies LOS ANGELES James G Taylor who once taughtjvvas 5 voles Sn0rt in nis own rauk Six I1011IS of wrangling in the port any tax program that is not a young cadet named Dwight Pass tne measuretwo caucuses was climaxed by or inequitable but refused Eisenhower at West Point will be Republican help And thelion by the Democraticdominated to say whether he would sign this put up But he freely conceded that he only 7 votes the bill is GoV Lawrence told his news conference Tuesday he would sup WEATHER Thursday partly cloudy and warm with scattered thunder showers mostly m the afternoon or evening High in the 80s buried at 74 Be sure to check last page of odays paper today He died House GOP caucus Tuesday night House Ways and Means Commit specific package Ishoed only seven votes for the com tee It sent to the floor a revised The tax plan was drafted by a promise tax package sales tax bill calling for with rebipartisan committee of House An initial effort to round up the venue estimates in i leaders as a substitute for the 281xB necessary 106 votes from the House j Increasing the 312 per centernors original 400million Democratic and Republican cansales tax to 4 per cent 76 miltax program IV only part oHhat CoralGrace ton Fire Co party cuses collapsed in the face of the lion See 8 Col the Support Law The Board noted that in April the rate of dependency in Indiana County has been creasing During thfi half at June 54 persons were removed from the rolls Thf Mt in the past thref is 3 Be sure to check M4 1 todays ;