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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - July 23, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania TEDDY An Indiana County Newspaper That Serves Every Member of the Family When t fellow breaks his fagement the girl can either take it to heart or to court 288 City EDITION Twentyfour Pages Indiana Pennsylvania Thursday July 23 1959 Two Sections Post At Supervising Principal Accepts Position With t School Supply Firm Arthur J Grundy supervising principal of Benjamin Franklin Joint Elementary School since it was constructed in 1954 has resigned effective July 31 he announced today Mr Grundy has accepted a position as consultant and sales representative of the AJ Nystron Co In making the announcement Mr Grundy said he and his wife along with their three daughters Bonnie Linda and Jo will move to Middlesex Township Cumber ind County in the near future The Nystron firm is a manu1 t facturer of charts maps globes and models for schools and col leges They are also the publish er of The Journal of Mr Grundy came to the Benja min Franklin school system in 1954 the year the new building was completed It was during his fiveyear term here that plans advanced and construction launched on the new addition which will be completed in time for the 195960 term The new addition includes seven rooms multipurpose room stage and music practice room While at Benjamin Franklin Mr Grundy served as vice president and a member of the executive committee of the Indi fna County Education Association During 1956 he served on the com mittee on curriculum development for the elementary schools of Pennsylvania In 1957 he was appointed a mem ber of the Department of Public Instruction Curriculum Planning Committee and in 1958 he served on the state advisory committee which was formed to develop a program for the improvement the elementary curricula of e state Membership on the executive committee of the CentralWestern Convention District of the PSEA president of the CentralWestern District Department of Supervision and Curriculum and a member of the state executive council of the State Department of Supervi sion and Curriculum were other of fices held by Mr Grundy while Benjamin Franklin School The school has been credited with making many advances dur ing Mr Grundys tenure as sup ervising principal Among those are the development of special education kindergarten music and art classes ARTHUR J GRUNDY resigns post HERTER RAPS RED TACTICS Senate OKs Jimmys Star WASHINGTON AP Movie Star James Stewart at long last won promotion today to briga dier general in the Air Force re serves By voice vote and without a word of debate the Senate final ly approved the promotion which has been bogged in controversy since 1957 The long delay was due chiefly to opposition from Sen Margaret Chase Smith RMaine who ques tioned that Stewart a World War II combat pilot had put in as much time as he should have at reserve duties Slayi Presidential Group Urges Aid WASHINGTON presi dential study committee said to day many forms of economic aid abroad must continue as long the Communist threat exists The group recommended more Selective choosing of recipient na tions however The committee also called for creation of a new government agency to be set up outside the State Department for ad ministration of the major eco nomic assistance programs It said the central weakness at present is that these activities now are scattered among a num of federal agencies President Eisenhower sent the report to Congress as a House ap propriations subcommittee made public charges of waste and mis management in the multibillion dollar foreign aid program That report came out on the heels of finaT congressional action on a bill authorizing in foreign aid for the coming year The amount covering military as as economic assistance was only below Eisenhow ers recommendations The new criticism however was a definite Indicator of further cutting efforts when the actual money question comes up in an appropriation bill The Eisenhower study commit tee headed by William H Draper former ambassador to NATO and former assistant secretary of the Army said it is aware of such Barges in connection with the economic aul aspects of the pro igram The com mittee I said further See 4 Col 3 Missing Sirl Said Victim Of Amnesia SHORT HILLS N J The father of missing socialite Jacqueline Gay Hart said today she suffered amnesia after being injured in an auto crash two years ago And he family doctor said he and the family have not ruled out the possibility of a recurrence of a loss of memory The girl van ished at Newark Airport Tuesday night after seeing her fiance off on a flight toPittsburgh Pa Her father Ralph A Hart said his daughter was thrown from her car at Charlottesville May 12 1957 and spent three days in the University of Virginia Hospi Jeannette erTaken In Ohio Crash MARION Ohio AP A 27 yearold former convict who earl ier terrorized his former wife and her family for five hours in Jean ette and then fatally shot her father was arrested Wednes day night west of here after he was involved in a hit skip ac cident Police here are holding Patrick Geiger of near Irwin on charges of leaving a scene of an accident driving while intoxi cated violation of parole and driving a car with expired license plates They said Geiger who shot Joseph Peters 56 while he was sleeping struck the rear of a beauty may have met with at the intersection of 30s and pay was mean tal Dr W Austin Tansey the fam ily doctor said she suffered a brain concussion and while she made a complete recovery he and the family did not rule out the possibility of amnesia in her dis appearance j Earlier the father conferred 70 minutes with Newark Police Di rector Joseph F Weldon and oth er officials Fear that the 21yearold blue Finds Atmosphere Frigid Cool Moscow Reception For Nixon By PRESTON GROVER MOSCOW AP U S Vice President Richard M Nixon flew into Moscow to day iwth a plea for friend ship He found the atmos phere frigid with Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev again blasting the United States for its attitude toward the Soviet Union The two leaders did not meet face to face that was to come later But while Nixon was get ting an official welcome at the airport Khrushchev was talking to a Sports Palace crowd welcom ing him home from a 9day trip to Poland He again took the United States to task for pro claiming this week as Captive Nations and said They send their governors here referring to the recent visit of nine state They send their vice president here are opening an exhibit here and then they do a thing like Khrushchevs remarks seemed calculated to steal from Nixon the drama of the arrival of the high est official to visit the Soviet Union since FranklinD Roose velt came to Yalta in 1945 Let Vice President Nixon come and see the enslavedpeoples present Khrushchev told his audience 20 miles from the airport We will Mr Nixon full opportunity to meet whom ever he Nixons jet plane brought him to Moscow in 10 hours 54 minutes He was met by Frol R Kozlov first deputy premier who recent ly toured the United States The Nixon trip is in effect an exchange visit The vice presidents official purpose is to open the exhibit Friday In his brief airport remarks Nixon warned that in another war there will be no victors only Ohio 37 Geiger did not stop but Ohio highway patrolmen radioed ahead and Kenton County sheriffs deputies halted the man near Kenton No one was injured in the crash Pennsylvania police said Gei ger who was released from jail December after serving a last term for robbery showed up at Peters home about midnight Tuesday and demanded to see his former wife Judy 18 When he was told by Mrs Peters that her daughter was not home he tied her to a chair and waited When Judy and two otheryouths came home Geiger bound them and then sat for nearly five hours drinking beer and alternately threatening to kill them police said time by another official and a spokesman for the family Lt Joseph Lawless of the Port of New York Authority police said foul play is a definite possibility The girl was last seen Tuesday night at Newark Airport which is operated by the authority She had driven her fiance Stanley Gaines to the airport She vanished after he took off for Pittsburgh Pa The parents are afraid she may have suffered foul said the Rev Herbert H Cooper rector of Christ Episcopal Church The girls father executive vice president of the Colgate Palmolive told Weldon at a Newark meeting that Jacqueline had been interested in dramatics and once appeared in a Columbia Broad casting System play He added that she had apparently lost in About 5 Geiger left in actinS and was concen L i J 11 n ft f a n Aim on hostages and went upstairs where Peters and Geigers 18monthold son were sleeping Christine Crouse 17 who had come in with Judy slipped free of her bonds and ran to a neighbors to call police While Geiger was upstairs he trating on her planned Aug 29 wedding Weldon however sent detec tives to clieck New York studios to see if she had made any appli cations for acting jobs Thirtyfive Port Authority offi cers and a Coast Guand plane re BEFORE MISSION TO MOSCOW Vice President Richard Nixon pensively puts his finger to his mouth as he talks with newsmen outside the White House yesterday on the eve of his departure to Moscow to talk to Soviet Premier Khrushchev and to open the U S exhibition there AP Wirephoto grouped around him A few Amer There are grave and serious ican and Soviet flags fluttered in problems which divide us difj the background There were no ferences which if not resolvedsigns or slogans displayed as i could endanger the peace to which we are all he said Nixon spoke for about 12 min utes About 100 diplomats were customary when visitors from the Soviet bloc come in Kozlov responded briefly and the interpretation was even more brief The interpreter said mere ly The message is Nixon entered a Soviet limou sine flying the flag and head ed out the airport gates to the city and Spaso House the resi dence of Ambassador Lew ellyn Thompson That will be his home in Moscow There were about 200 Soviet and foreign newsmen present but only a small crowd of Russians at the airport itself As Nixons car headed around the airport building he spotted a large group of travelers mostly Russians on the plaza of the administration building He or dered the car stopped jumped out and began shaking hands A small crowd then collected around the car and Nixon beam ing shook hands with everyone Then he got in his car and re sumed the trip to the city anticipated he and Pres ident Eisenhowers brother Dr Milton Eisenhower and other members of his party would closet themselves with Thompson and his principal aides for a final briefing on Soviet affairs Nixons arrival was not an nounced immediately either by Moscow Radio or the TV net work Both were using their fa cilitiesttQ cover a friendship rally for Polandthen 1ejng addre by Khrushchev in tPje Sports ace The proclamation of this week as Captive Nations Week in the United States hadhit a raw nerve here Khrushchev first spoke of it at Warsaw Tuesday Wednes day Pravda the Communist party newspaper loosed a halfpage blast against the United States Today the Soviet premier spoke of the capitalist tyranny that he contends is Jreally the thing that holds somfejnations captive The pooling of the efforts of the working class of the working people inside every country as See 4 Col 1 Abandon Demands On Berlin BULLETIN By JM HIGHTOWER GENEVA AP U S Secretary of State Christian A Herter told Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko today there is now little hope for success of the Big Four conference unless Gromyko abandons key Soviet demands for a stopgap agreement on Berlin Herter made a new attack on Soviet proposals which he said would reserve the Soviet threat against West Berlin as weapon against the West and would also turn over ne gotiations on German unifica tion to an EastWest German committee He branded these Soviet propos als obstacles to an accord and said that unless they can be over come there is clearly little hope for the success of the Geneva con ference Though Herter did not say so in the meeting at the Palace of Nations Western leaders were reported to feel their pessimism kffV outcome fi inic uuigci upSlallS nC ic shot Peters and then fled when hesumed a searcn of the marshes See 4 Col 2 near Newark Airport today There are 40 new numbers post There are 40 new numbers post ed at Fair View 289xjed at Fair View 289x Inside The Gazette BOYLE Think youre an oldtimer Hal Boyle may help you decide Read his column on editorial page 6 PLAYOFF Homer City and Indiana Little League teams have playoff games this evening See details on pages 16 and 17 Other Features Watermelons at Handy Andys 59c and up Everyone guaranteed 289x S H Green Stamps with every purchase and repair at Jewelry tfx Aladdini Lamp Business Mirror Comics IrooBHords HospiUl Notes Obituaries Society 6 Sports Kfln Sit TVlUdlo u World Today 10 WEATHER Variable cloudiness and humid tonight and Friday with scat tered showers and thundel showers this evening and again on Friday High 84 to 90 Low tonight about 70 House OKs Compromise Labor Bill WASHINGTON AP House Labor Committee by a nar row 1614 vote toaay formally ap proved a compromise labor con trol bill Committee Democrats split down the middle 1010 Six of the 10 Republicans voted for the bill which was watereddown version of the measure passed by the Sen ate earlier Republicans immediately served notice they will fight to strengthen the committee bill drastically when it reaches the house floor Rep Joseph Holt RCalif told reporters that all Republicans who voted for the bill did so only to get a bill on the Rep William H Ayres ROhio said not one Republican wh voted for this bill will vote for it on the floor unless it is amended by the The bill as approved is the product of five weeks of acrimo nious billdrafting session Actual ly it seems to please nobody In advance of todays session See 4 Col 8 Tractor Accident Kills Greekside Man Spence lifelong resident of is area was killed instantly yesterday when his tractor overturned on him on his farm near Creekside County Coroner Russel D Gardner Glen Campbell said the 63yearold Spence died of a fractured skull crush ed chest and extensive internal injuries Relatives said Mr Spence loading bails of straw in a tant field when the accident ocrQrmerS OcTtlng curred They began a search for him when he failed to report for supper His body was found about 5 oclock near the twisted wreckage of his tractor and wagon The tractor apparently plunged over an embankment Authorities said the tractor and wagon ap parently rolled out of control for nearly 200 feet from the graded field into the woods It struck a tree and rolled over a steep embankment into the wooded section It is believed that the brakes failed on the machine causing the accident An obituary appears in todays HitRun Driver Apprehended BLAIRSVILLE State Police today apprehended the driver of a car that was involved in a hit run accident yesterday afternoon on Route 22 near Blairsville Confined to the Indiana County Jail in default of bond is Al fred J Leeper 36 125 West Chest nut Blairsville Leeper pleaded guilty this after noon before Justice of the Peace A M Cox to the charge of hit run involving a car operated by Thomas B King State College yesterday about 5 The Blairsville man is awaiting court action Blairsville Lad Accident Victim BLAIRSVILLE Larry Anth ony 11 Blairsville 1 was j admitted to the Indiana Hospital today with a laceration of the i right leg he received in a bicycle accident The injured lad son of Mr and Mrs Robert Anthony underwent surgery this afternoon for his leg His condition is listed as Complete details of the incident were not available at press time Reimbursement HARR1SBURG AP State Treasurer Robert F Kent report ed today the state has begun re imbursement of some four million dollars in gasoline taxes paid by farmers during the fiscal year ended June 30 RoofFall Injures 2 County Miners HEILWOOD Two miners were injured in a rooffall accident at Pine Township Coal mine here yesterday morning In satisfactory condition at Min ers Hospital Spangler is Henry H Davis 37 of Alverda Sherrill McMillen 42 of Hills dale was given dispensary treat ment Davis sustained injuries to the back and foot in the accident His brother Leonard said the two men were pinned by a rooffall about yesterday morning The victims were freed and rushed to the Spangler Hospital at Watermelons at Handy Andys 59c and up Everyone guaranteed 289x Premier Nikita Khrushchev Khrushchev warned in a state ment issued in Warsaw Wednes day night that the Western powers accept Soviet require ments for a Berlin truce the So viet government will back up Communist East Germany in tak ing whatever action it considers necessary to liquidate the abnor mal situation in West Berlin On returning to Moscow today the Soviet premier declared his See 4 Col Mine Injuries Contribute11 To Death CLYMER A Clymer miner died last night in Indiana Hospi tal about seven hours after he was injured at Morrisdale Mining mine near here Savino Zanchi 60 a miner for more than 25 years was injured in a rock fall at Morrisdale Mine in Sample Run Injuries received in the fall were listed as a contributing factor to his death County Coroner Russell Gard ner Glen Campbell said Zanchi suffered a coronary arrest while in Ihe hospital He was being treated for lacerations and frac tures of the right ankle Mine inspectors are investigat ing the mishap at the mine Zanchi was a resident of 54 Jef ferson and is survived by his wife and two children By Federal x Arrange USW Steel Meet Monday Watermelons at Handy Andys 59c and up Everyone guaranteed 289x I Eagles Party toxuie Tburs tix NEW YORK AP Federal mediators have arranged the first joint peace talks in the nineday old steel strike for next Monday But Joseph F Finnegan head of the Federal Mediation Service repeated that he sees no early solution to the strike which has idled more than half a million steelworkers Melanwhile the three top alum inum companies Alcoa Rey nolds and Kaiser rejected the United Steelworkers wage de mands and lined up with the steel industry stand The Steelworkers contract with the aluminum com panies expires July 31 The aluminum companies fol lowed the pattern of the original proposal by the steel producers to the union by urging the union to accept a oneyear wage freeze and give UD the costofliving escalator j provision in the old agreements A total of aluminum work ers are represented by the union About other aluminum work ers are covered by other unions After meeting Wednesday with union representatives and twice with steel industry negotiators Finnegan said feel we now have a better orientation on the differences between the two sides He plans to meet today with Secretary of Labor James P Mit chell in Washington Mitchell is acting as a factfind er for President Eisenhower who could halt the least tem any time through emergency provisions of the Taft Hartley law j Union negotiators had hoped that making some gains with the aluminum companies might set aj wage pattern for steel The union had asked a 15centsanhour pack age in each year of the new con tract Aluminum wages now ages an hour The steel strike started July H after weeks of unsuccessful ne gotiations during which the indus try turned clown demands for a 15centsanhour annual package Prestrike wages averaged an hour The companies said in creases would force a rise in steel prices and spur inflation The un ion said steel are big enough to cover a wage increase The strike has idled about workers in related such coal railroads trucking and construction The estimated m dol lars to the industry in to in ;