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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - July 31, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania TEDDY An Indiana County Newspaper That Serves Every Member of the Family the things that to hint who wtrits are the things discard ed by the hustlers Volume 295 Twenty Pagei Indiana Pennsylvania Friday July 31 1959 Two Sections Seven Cerrti INTERVENTION OK MCDONALD Jack Slips Elderton Area Youth Killed Mother Sons Body came instantly yesterday afternoon to James M Gidel 17 Kit tanning R D 5 when he was crushed under a car he was repairing at his home The body was discovered by his Another I The deceased the only child of Mr and Mrs George was working alone installing a muffler on a car jacked up on the gravel approach to the Gidel bum I He was a 1959 graduate of Elderton Joint IJigh School and a star member of the basketball team V Armstrong County Coroner James Broadhead said the youth was found by his mother after the jack holding up the rear of the car apparently slipped causing the vehicle to pin Gidel to the ground It is reported the left rear wheel of the automobile was off The incident occurred about 3 yesterday Officials said the Gidel residence is located in Kittanning Township Wabout five or six miles east of Kittanning toward Elderton The deceaseds mother knowing her son was the about 40 feet from the house wiimt out and discovered the car on top of the youth Food Surplus if or Strikers Said Assured HARRISBURG AP Striking have Gov Law rences pledge of assistance in ob taining food surpluses from county officials For two hours Thursday nine Pennsylvania district leaders of the United Steelworkers of Ameri ca met with Lawrence and re ported on areas where difficulties OILMAN DIES Michael Late Benedum 90 above famed king of the oil prospectors died yes terday in his Pittsburgh home During his wildcatting days he probably discovered more oil than any other man in history earning about one hundred mil lion dollars in the process Wildcatter Benedum DieiAt90 PITTSBURGH AP Michael Late Benedum fabulous oil wild catter who earned about 100 mil lion dollars in his 90 years died Thursday at his Pittsburgh home The tired old heart stopped was how a business associate described Benedums death The colorful king of the oil prospectors had an unmatchable career that extended back almost to the start of the oil business in the United States The 100th an niversary of the industry will be marked Aug 17 in Tutusville Pa He celebrated his 90th birthday July 16 At that time the balding Strike Pinch Now Being Felt PITTSBURGH 17dayold steel strike is be ginning to pinch the tax payer It has taken several forms relief money unemployment compensation and surplus food The cost to the federal gov ernment alone is expected to reach 45 million dollars a week if the strike continues much longer In many states there has been a gradual increase in the number 01 persons applying for relief mon ey and unemployment compensa tion as the strike has idled about workers in allied industries Also on the upswing are appli cations for free government foods such as flour corn meal powd ered milk and rice Pennsylvania hardhit by the strike has about nonstrik ing workers who have been temp orarily laid off Each is eligible for a week in unemployment compensation The same story is true in a number of other states but to a lesser extent Some idled employes have taken parttime jobs which tendsto hold down the amount of unemploy ment compensation doled out by See 9 Col 4 had arisen in distribution of the bespectacled Benedum said I surpluses Afterward Lawrence said iam not afraid of death because I Ihave not been afraid of hope to call in some of these coun ty commissioners to get better co Mike Benedum probably dis covered more oil than any other The governor howman in history Starting with al ever declined to discuss other most nothing he made and lost matters aired at the closeddoor j several fortunes before he was 50 meeting Datives with the union represen then went on to amass an oil em almost a pi re that embraced He said he would immediately i score of companies call Sen Joseph Clark DPa in One of many honors Benedum an effort to speed acton on a rereceived came in 1955 when he Posse Finds BoyAlive In Canyorr GRAND CANYON Ariz A Georgia youth missing six days and given up for dead in the rugged Grand Canyon was found alive and in good condition today John Manson Owens III 16 of Savannah whose two compan ions died on the illfated trek jnto the flown by helicop ter to Grand Canyon a resort community on the canyons south than when not emaci quest that the families of the idlewas selected Oil Man Steelworkers be given butter and cheese in addition to other sur plus foods Lawrence wrote U S Agricul ture Secretary Ezra Benson on July 17 asking that the butter and cheese be made available He said there has been no action on the request so far Emery Bacon Pittsburgh head ed the union delegation William L Batt labor and industry secretary and chairman of the Governors Committee on Strike Matters and other government officials also present Steel state were ilk Control Official Named HARRISBURG Law rence today appointed John Pie sic Harrisburg as comptroller of the Agriculture Department and the Milk Control Commission ef fective Aug 12 at a year He replaces Frank Keet who re tired after 20 years service enews Effort To Hike Taxes HARRISBURG Secretary Park H Martin renewed today an appeal for increased slate gasoline taxes tq insure a broadened construction program for roads wholly financed by the state Elks Dance Sat Aug 1st Top batters Orch See 9 of the Col 3 Steel Strike Furloughs 250 County Workers Effects of the 17dayold steel strike are being felt throughout Indiana County Bureau of Employment Securi ty officials here said today 250 persons have been furloughed because of the strike Boyd McKnight manager of the office said this representes an Increase of 50 over last weeks figures The additional 50 unemployed persons he stated are in mining and related in dustries rim Its a miracle the kid is said A Lynn Coffin chief of the National Park Service rangers He is much thinner he started but he is A park service spokesman said a helicopter crew spotted the youth from the air about nine miles down the Colorado River from the area in which the bodies of his friends were found Owens was found at the edge of the river in the southeastern end of the can yon in an area known as Hans Canyon The boy apparently drank riv er water during his the spokesman said He also men tioned something about eating cactus pulp He didnt have any food when he was Owens was hospitalized at Grand Canyon for observation j When he got out of the helicop the spokesman said He turned to the crew and said Well I sure thank you for picking me Only a few hours before Owens was found searchers gave up hopt for his survival SjtfNDAY BASEBALL CURFEW David L Lawrence yesterday signed effective immediately which allows completion of any professional baseball game which starts before 6 P M on Sunday The new law changes a measure which forced suspension on any Sunday game not finished by 7 P M Looking on are 1 to Jack Berger public relations di rector Pittsburgh Pirates George Fletcher secretary of the Philadelphia Phillies and Thomas RicKardson Williamsport president of the Eastern League AP Wirephqto W Germany Urges US To Resist Concessions By JOHN M HIGHTCHVER GENEVA AP West Germany today urged the United States to stand firm against any pressure to make concessions to the Russians iruthe final days of the Big Four foreign ministers informants said The plea was to U S Secretary of State Christian A Herter by Heinrich von Brentano West German foreign minister at an hours conference these sources said West Germany fears a diplomat ic trap may be sprung by Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko before the conference ends or recesses Wednesday The Gex recesses Wednesday The Germans believe Gromyko may offer a con cession in Soviet demands that the Western garrisons get out of Ber lin then use this to pry conces sions from the West Associates said Von Nixon Reports Pi lot Superb MOSCOW U S Vice Pre Inside The Gazette SMITH DERMITT Tommy Smith and Ron Dermitt post the best qualifying scores at Country Club See page 14 POINT OF William Ingersoll discusses taxes in Pennsylvania in his column on editorial page 6 Other sident Richard M Nixon miles with a Russian flew pilot Frantic Dad Saves Five Children PITTSBURGH frantic father saved the lives of his five small children today by throwing them to safety from the second floor of his burning North Side home Firemen and neighbors waiting below caught the children The father Bernard Finucan 33 year old welder awoke just be fore 2 a m as a fire spread to his home from a vacant house next door With flames shooting through the room and smoke blinding him Finucan began dropping his chil dren into the eager arms below First Barbara 7 was dropped from the blazing room Then Tim othy 2 went down Michael 4 Bernard 3 and finally Pa tricia 6 Then Funucan helped his wife Bertha 31 down a ladder firemen had managed to get to a window Finally with everyone else safely out Finucan climbed down the ladder himself MOSCOW AP The Amerii The crowd sixth answer questions dealing with Two firemen were injured exhibition is the biggest hit inday of the fair looked bigger Finucan suffered burns on his i town and it looks like every knock than ever and there was a festive Brentano told Herter his government be See W 9 Col 7 at the controls of his TU104 dur ing his fiveday swing to Lenin grad Siberia and back The pilot is Nixon commented on his return to Mos cow today Nixon Back In Moscow After Tour By JOHN SCALI MOSCOW AP Vice President Richard M Nixon returned today from a flying SiberianUral trip and pro mised to answer Soviet heck lers in a televised speech to the Soviet people Saturday night Nixon also is expected to give a nationwide television report to the American peo ple after he stops off in Poland for a threeday Visit He called off all appointments at the American Embassy tonight as well as most of Saturday At Moscow Airport Nixon in effect urged the Soviets to hear and see his address Talking into a microphone he said When I speak tomorrow night at 8 oclock I will discuss and answer some of the questions I got during the trip I will also give my impressions of the Soviet economy the managers workers and Nixon called his fastmoving fiveday trip outside Moscow very The Soviet people he said are very friendly even as the people of the United States are toward the people of the I found a common interest in finding ways to he said I heard on every side the word Mir and Friend Nixon accompanied by his wife and his 30member official party flew into the Soviet capital aboard a Soviet TU104 jet It whisked him in 2 hours from the Ural industrial city of Sverdlovsk 850 miles away During the flight he dictated part of his address to a secretary He arranged to spend six hours drafting it further tonight Nixon seemed tired after his mile tour in the Soviet Union In ending his stay in the Soviet hinterland Nixon appealed for world leaders to settle their politi cal disputes so that Soviet and American scientists could devote their full time to peaceful atomic work instead of atomic bombs Nixon made his plea after traveling deep into a Siberian birch forest to inspect the site of a Soviet atomic power plant He found a swarm of some men and women workers but the plant was only half as big as expected Vice Adm Hyman G Rickover father of the atomic sub marine accompanied Nixon and seconded his words with an in vitation to the Soviet enginers at the plant to tour American atomic See 9 Col 1 Indicates Welcome In Strike NEW YORK AP The head of the steel union has in dicated it would welcome in creased federal participation in efforts to settle the nation wide steel industry strike David J McDonald presi dent of the United Steelwork ers of America says In view of the size and complexity of the steel industry I dont see how the government can help but become involved in some thing as important as a steel McDonalds remark made at a news conference Thursday was interpreted in some quarters as an expression of hope that the government would intervene di rectly in the 17dayold strike Federal activity so far has been limited mostly to two things 1 The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service headed by Joseph F Finnegan has been working daily in efforts to bring about a settlement 2 Secretary of Labor James P Mitchell has been serving as a factfinder for President Eisen hower and keeping him apprised of developments in the strike and its effects Eisenhower at his news confer ence Wednesday reiterated that he did not plan to intervene in the dispute As the steel deadlock contuir ued further progress was made in averting scattered strikes in some segments of the aluminum industry Negotiations continue today in efforts a strike at mid nightby Workers International Union against the Reynolds Metals Co The talks went on until Thursday midnight with federal mediators sitting in Matt Davis an international vice president of the union said the main issue in dispute is work ing conditions at Reynolds plants in Virginia Alabama and Ken tucky The union has agreed to an ex tension of its contract with the Co of America past the contract expiration at mid night tonight Davis said the See 8 Col 2 Calhouns Ser 3rd Phila St Grand Opening Free gifts 299x Volkswagen No Buffalo Match SIOUX FALLS sports car set may not know it but its buffalo mating season in South Dakota And if they plan a trip to the bison stamping grounds it might be a good idea to take the old American sedan Consider the case of Alfred E Schild of Lombard 111 Vacationing at Wind Cave Na tional Park Schild was parked surveying a herd of buffalo Two of the animals left the herd and charged across the field toward Schilds German Volks wagen One of the bison ran over the back end of the car crumpling both rear fenders the trunk lid and putting a foot through the back window Schilds party es caped injury Criticism Sharpens Soviet Yank Exhibition Biggest Hit In Moscow Every Knock Is Aid hands Damages were estimated at is a boost criticism of the fair in Moscow newspapers has only sharpened Soviet curiosity about the exhibit When Soviet citizens stream under the wonder dome Robeno Closed UNIONTOWN Pa S me wuimci uwmc Steel Cor sRobena coal mines iand around the disPlavs fillin8 tne because of the steel strike The three mines employ work ers a Lump IS 4i 1819 1617 EdltvrUI HohplUI Society 6 1113 TVBwJio World Today it WEATHER Showers and scattered thundershowers and cloudy Fair and sr tonight Saturday dry sunny and Dance Sokol Club Blairsville August 7 to a m Frank Wojnarowski Reservations call GR 98695 or Blairsville 1355R 281287295300x8 S H Green Stamps with every purchase and repair at Rogers Jewelry tfx i dence of a sincere interest in what jis being shown The young American guides say almost all the questioners are friendly They deny they have felt any personal animosity such as implied by the Soviet press The Communist detractors of the fair are probably learning the pub licity mans first any thing you want as long as you spell the name right and youve got it oiade air throughout the fair grounds Snapshooting in the Moscow pa pers let up a bit possibly because so much space was devoted to the foreign J affairs speech by Premier Njkita Khrushchev in the Ukraine But the army newspaper Red Star had a fling at Ramac the electronic questionandan swer machine military bases abroad and what the paper called disastrous condi tions of life in America The concrete dust which blanked exhibits and fair personnel ap peared licked in the dome show room by a quick overnight asphalt flooring job Most of the floor of the glass pavilion was also given a new covering Now its a pleas ure to walk through the area with jout clouds of dust rising up fairs book exhibit before it opened McClellan pulled most of them out because he thought the Soviets would object Soviet offi cials demanded that the others be removed from view McClellan Wont say what books were removed and obviously hopea the flap about them will subside His office says he has not reached a decision yet on his next step McClellan himself said he didnt intend to let one facet of the fair Citing The Associated Press i So far the fair has been blessed upset the Soviets and thus endaa i story that Ramac was closed down to avoid dust damage to its deli cate machinery Red Star jibed with clear weather although Mos cow is sweltering in a tropical heat wave The fashion models rOur opinion is that it is not bedressing rooms are so hot that the cause the mechanical guide has j popular style show has cut per ger the success ol the whole ex hibition Souvenir booklets and lapel fttJM bearing the symbol ol fair the favorite One 8yearold youngster ipioudly the tw swallowed a certain amount of jformances trom three to two The machine is tired of lyiday ing It is on i The fair director Harold a button evidently glVfg The army newspaper criticized Clellan is still sitting on the lOOjhim by an Amerlcaa if ithe electric brain for refusing to or so books removed from 1 like ;