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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - June 1, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania TIDDY A think of the wasted by Iftlks to in to how busy they Death At Crabtree Indiana C o un t y escaped no deaths reported over Memorial Day even though a new record was established J in the nation for deaths dur ing the iwoday holiday that traditionally the be ginning of the summer vaca tionseason The area was hot without its injuries to district resi dents and damage to pro perty however State Police said the death reported nearest to the coun ty resulted from a motorcycle accident near C r a b t re e in Westmoreland Co A young Sreensburg woman was kill ed when the motorcycle on which she was a passenger crashed into a wooded section off a rural road early Sunday Fires brought serious damage to at least two homes in the Indi ana area A home near Sheiocta was destroyed in an fire Saturday and damage re suited to a home Sunday in Qhevy Chased In addition car motorcycle bi cycle station wagon and sliding board accidents resulted in at least flight persons being admitted to the Indiana and Latrobe Hospitals Two young men injured in a one car accident Saturday at remain in fair condition in the Indiana Hospital They are Michaei Eiss 17 734 operator of the vev hide and William A 20 Sheiocta State Police from the report the as apparently traveiingltpo jfasf oii North etension just An Indiana County Newtpaper That Every Member el the Family Twwify Pages Korean Bonus Tax Underway Michael Eiss and William Rak occupants of this car that crashed Saturday afternoon on North Fifth St extension remain in fair condition in the Indiana Hospital Photo by Sipos US Highway Death Toll At New Peak By The Associated Press More than 300 persons lost their lives in traffic accidents across the tiation during the twoday Memorial weekend The traffic toll of dead was a record for the holiday and far exceeded the estimate of 260 The National Safety Council attributed the record number of traffic deaths largely to extremely heavy travel and to a rash of multiple accidents that swelled the toll rapidly It offers a grim challenge to when it went off road ran through three yards V knocked down a fence and came to rest against a tree Eiss received face lacerations a possible concussion and leg briiises Rak a passenger received a kroken nose lacerations of the See 2 Col 2 II II e Joan Crawford Irv MovifPart HOLLYWOOD AP Movie star Joan Crawford says she is lloke the Los Angeles Examiner said today Miss Crawford is here to play a in a film She is the widow of Alfred Steele chairman of the board of PepsiCola who died of a heart attack several weeks ago The Examiner quoted Miss Crawford I havent a sou to my name Uncle Sam has every enny Alfred before his sudden every one concerned with highway safety torstep up the unendjnjf ef down accidents de spite riibrfhting spokesman said We can only tope the shock of this awful death toll will be reflected fewer ac cidents during the rest of the Other violent deaths drown ings and in miscellaneous types of accidents also took a heavy toll The overall accident death total for the 54hour period from 6 local i time Friday to midnight Sunday also topped the toll of 385 for a twoday Memorial holiday period That mark was set in 1953 when thetraffic death toll was 241 the previous high Belated reports wereexpected to boost the totals The highway death total also was far ahead of the 262 counted by The Associated Pressin a test period survey for a nonholiday weekend of 54 hours Thesurvey covering the period from 6 Friday May 15 to midnight Sun May 17 drownings and also showed 32 74 persons killed ath thought he was leaving me with plenty but it wasnt to be that way It all went for income taxes and In fact I am selling my home in Brentwqod which I have owned for 30 years because it is too big andI keep it uty But I am not worried as long as I can the newspaper quot ed her The company has ien wonderful to me and I have to go put on personal ap pearance tours whenever and wherever they need me Tlltake any good film part no matter how small I am hoping td make pictures to work for Als company and to keep Miss Crawfords statement came m the heels of a disclosure by Bud Abbott of the former comedy fcim of Abbott and Costello that his fortune had been put by back taxes penalties and interest Hie said he had been forced to almost everything he owned to meet tax demands after the In ternal Revenue Service audited his returns for the last seven years Local Youth ernqins Serious Ppnald Verhfiyen threeyearold Indians RP I youth kujned by gasoline about the arms legs and face Thursday evening remains about the same in the Hospital His condition is still listed ser in miscellaneous types rof acci dents for an overall totaf of 368 There were several multiple death auto crashes In one of the worst a mother and four of her five children were killed Sunday when the family car was hit by a Pennsylvania Railroad passenger train at a rural crossing near Crown Poinl Ind The fifth child was injured but the father who was driving escaped with serious injuries The National Safety Council had predicted a traffic death toll of 260 It termed the record total for the twoday holiday The highways were jammec with cars r the council had esti mated 40 million for the twoday period in the first holiday week end of the season MemoriaJDay in 1958 was on a Friday and TO the week end holiday period auto accident deaths tQtaled 371 WhiteNousfe Denies Lewis Steel Charge WASHINGTON AP The White House said today it isnt true that President Eisenhower is siding with management in the current steel industry wage talks as John L Lewjs contends president of the United Mine Workers Union said Sunday in a television NBC Meet the Press that Eisenhower has thrown his prestige against the workers by talking of the pos sible inflationary effects of a steel wage and price increase James C Hagerty White House press secretary was asked at a lews conference today whether he had any comment on the Lewis contention No other say it isnt Hagerty replied He then referred reporters to Ei senhowers public statements re garding the industry nego tiations Eisenhower has repeated Fire Ruins Home In Sheiocta SHELOCTA A nearly farm pond and fast work by Elddrton Volunteer Fire Department avert ed total destruction of ji Sheiocta area home in a fire Saturday morn ing Partially ruinedby the blaze was the large of Wil liafn Calhoun Sheiocta R D 1 Elderton fire Chief Neal Clark estimated damages the buildingfand contents nttt He added part o the hope the efforts ofhis company fend the handiness of thefarm pond which provided an adequate water sup The Calhouns tfere not at home when the fire undetermined ori gin broke out in the front part of the building A neighbor dis covered the flames and turned in the alarm Firemen found the front porch and living room engulfed in flames when they arrived at the Calhoun property about Chief Clark said firemen were able to confine the blaze to the ront half of the structure The rest of the building four bed rooms kitchen dining room and enclosed rear proch was ex ensively damaged by smoke Firemen pumped water from the Calhoun farm pond in their battle against the Mr Calhoun said only part of the oss is covered by insurance The home about a year ago ly said both ment should labor and manage display statesman ship and avert any new inflation ary spiral Lewis described the Presidents statements as marking the first time in six years that Eisenhower had interfered in a labormanage ment dispute before the negotia tions had been concluded 5 Die In Crash Of Light Plane SUGAR LAND Tex persons were killed near here ear ly today in the crash of a light plane The plane crashed shortly after taking off from the Hull Airport The pilot of the was ten tatively identified as Ralph Floret manager of the Hull Airport Names of the other vjcfjms were not immediately learned Inside The Gazette ON Guest writers continue to substitute for vacationing Hal Boyle See his today on editorial page6 COUNTRY CUJB GpkfW A feature qn the Indiana Country Club QoK Tournament appears in the sports section See pages H and 15 Olhe r Features Homer Rifle Club party IS IV Society World End To Threats v j On Berlin By J M HIGHTOWER GfcNEVA Unit ed States Britain and France the Soviet Union ir the Big Four confer ence to suspend its threats against West Berlin and ne gotiate a stopgap settlement to ease tensions over the dij vided city j U S Secretary of Statei Christian A Herter British Foreign Secretary S e 1 w y n Lloyd and French Foreign Minister Maurice Couve de Murville met with Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko at Gromykos villa in midafternoon session continued secret which opened Friday effqrtjl5fmdf a formula for averting a showdown oVer Berlin and clearing the way to a summit conference The Wests Big Three still ex pe5t the Soviets to agree not to disturb the status of Berlin despite Premier Nikita Khrush cbevts declaration that he wont bargain for a settlement The Western delegates at the Big Four foreign ministers con ference assume that Khrushchev See To 2 Col 1 HARRISBURG Smokers in Pennsylvania today began pay ing an addtional penny tax for each pack of cigarettes The extra penny which boosts the state tax on cigarettes to six cents is designed to provide 150 million dollars over the next 12 years to finance a bonus for vet erans of the Korean Greet Lloyd Ouster Rumpf WithDenials LONDON Astonishment and denials today greeted a fe ort in the London Times that 5rime Minister Harold Macmillan las given ijelwyn Lloyd to under stand his days as foreign secre ary are limited A responsible British informant said Ican assure you that the prime minister foreign Claim Judge Gives Disposition To Four Men Four men had sentences dis pensed with today before Judge Edwin M Clark Harry Henry Luciusboro charged by his wife with surety of the for sen tendng today after pleading guil ty May 25 i He was ordered to pay the costs of prosecution obey all the laws of the Cppynonwealth and placed on probation for two years James Reed Pittsburgh plead ed guilty today to a charge of operating a mptor vehicle after the suspension of his operating privilege and was ordered to pay the costs of prosecution and a fine Donald W Harshyne Lucerne mines pleaded guilty today to a morals charge and was given a suspended sentence on the condi tion he pay the costs of prosecu fine and be placed ByMcClellan WASHINGTON Sen John L McClellan has de scribed asfalse James R Hoffas claim that his Teamsters Union membership is growing pf the Teamsters from the AFLCIO as a corrup abor organization had been base in part on findings of the specia Senate investigating committee which McClellan heads Hoffa recently released state mehts saying the union member ship has grown to since fie took over aspresident early last year v McClellan said in a statemen released over the weekend that he had become suspicious of the fig ures and had proved them false By subpoenaing unions nfem bership financial records anc analyzing them The union operated at a profi of jn 1957 McClellan said but had a net deficit of in 1958 tion a on probation A secretary have nevefc had any millan had told Lloyd he was to haveanother Cabinet post Barter the approaching parliamentary elections In Geneva the report caused excitement among dele gates to the EastWest foreign ministers conference a British of ficial declared it appeared entire ly out of the question that Lloyd would be shifted from his job be fore general elections due before next May perhaps in October An official of the Times in formed of thef stormy reception of its story said Thearticle speaks for iWhat it says is still the view of the Times We cant reveal tys source but I shouldnt worry Lloyd busy with a round of con ferences in Geneva was not avail able for comment Nor was there any formal com ment from eitherthe Foreign Of fice or the Macmillans residence Informants said Macmillan had requested top officials to make no comment for the record appar ently because he did not want to See 2 Col 5 GOVERNOR HEATED K Long Governor of Louisiana uses brightly colored handker chief to wipe perspiration under television lights during ad ress to legislature a few weeks aga Rapid pace of the political giant in pushing legislation and aiming for reelection stopped Saturday with his placementjn a psychiatricclinicifpr treatment Coral Resident Hangs Himself CORAL State Police report today that the body of Pete Me halick 43 Coral was found in his over the weekend after he apparently hung himself Thursday Death due to strangulation was setat between9 and 10 Thursday S H purchases green Easy stamps terms on all Rogers tfx Not Helping Psychiatrists GALVESTON Tex AP doctor indicated today that Gov Earl K Long of Louisiana is not cooperating with hospital author ides in psychiatric treatment Dr John v B Truslow adminis trator of John Sealv Hospita here said every attempt is being made to achjeye his cooperation with continuing He would Gov Long spent a somewha restless Dr Truslow said An Air National Guard plane flew the governor here from Ba ton Rouge Saturday aftei Longs health broke under the strain of office He was flown here after tan trumlike outbursts before his Legislature Dr Truslow in a medical bul letin said Until his status is determined he will continue on supportjve The doctor defined supportive treatment a keeping a patient quiet and com treatment for a spe cific ailment Dr Truslow said the bronchia condition is clearing He had been suffering from that ailmen when admitted The Daily News quot ed an unnamed reliable as saying Long had a couple o violent Sunday and is un der the care of two male nurse in a private room In Baton Rouge Lt Gov Letha razar took over as acting gov See La 2 Col 1 Raise Hopes of Disease i Electronically Triggered Nylon Tendons Possible For Paralyzed year of growing property agaiflsfjohln Pierce Glen today was no pros Pick Foreman The of the Indiana County grand jury began its work this afternoon HOUSTON Tex AP Nylon tendons triggered by an electronic switch raise the hopes of disease victims left with paralyzed hands Doctors say the artificial mus cles will allow polio victims and others with immobile hands to feed themselves sew write or shave with a fern sure touch Fingers will flex in a normal way threads attached to the muscle oft That fires the electrical switc the arm are threaded through the which opens the and le plastic to rings that fit around the gag jnto the muscle Or th finger joints Demonstrations showed the fin gers may curl around large ob jects dF small picking then up I Injures 27 IRON Mich AP A belching hell of fire weptthe underground works f the iron mine oday killing four miners and njuring 27 others Several of the injured were eported suffering from burns nd sulphur poisoning caused hen a stdpe a large under round room which had been ained out and walled off everal years agb collapsed rith a roar Crumbling sulphurous slate spewed poisonous fumes which aught fire and sears the lower ivorks of the mine Thirtyfive miners were trapped t the level were irought to the surface including tie workers TKe de nsula mining area They were Ingvar Wester 8 August Zuckal 51 Jlinar 59 and Carl Rudy An lerson 40 The mine owned by the Inland iteel is at nearby Mineral Hills One of the rescued men Keith leeman brought to the lis face blackened said he had tepped into a cutoff and belch hg hell went past him Another Joe Mascotti 45 said e started running when he heard the cavein He told of the fiery See 2 Col switch can be operated manual by any other part pf the body Push the valve down and it lets with ease Sense of touch is prein any degree of gas and powers served despite paralysis Power steering equipment 1 I the fingers Up and it shuts off ini conserving its supply Pa Deficit To Be Less Than Thought By FRED WALTERS HARRISBURG Law ence administration today vised its estimated state deficit rom the 195759 bieriniurn to 13 million dollars less than expected Increased capital stock and tax receipts helped to cut the anticipated deficit re vised most recently to 156 million dollars The new estimate is ap proximatey 143 million dollars This compares with the the administration origi nally expected at the dose of the states twp year fiscal period Sun day Senate Majority Leader James Berger RPotter said after a meeting of the GOP leadership Sunday night that he had received an unverified report of the deidt cut We think it proves that Re publican investigations into reve nue and budget requests were amply Whether the new reduction in the estimated deficit will affect the tax the Legislature remains to be seen The cut nearly equals the 14 million dollars the administration expects to lose by restoring the sales tax exemption on meals to 50 cents That proposal is contained in a House bill given committee ap proval last week The bill is in position for a final vote this The administration still has nine tax bills with an aggregate esti mated revenue of 210 million dol lars pending on the calendar to balance the 195841 budget Rep Stephen McCann House See Pa 2 Col C dudes a small device the size of a Developed by the National Foun Or James P Good Dayton Pa flash Light battery called an elecjdations Rancho Los Amigos Hos Frank Chesney Indiana druggistUniversity was selected as foreman Of J i I modelI improved by Baylor i tropneumatic microswitch Also pital near Los Angeles the device Qf Medicine j included is a twoinch valve at Partly cloudy Uuiiing cooler and less humfd tonight LOW in tbe 5fls CJearinf and mild Tuesday Hign 68 to 75 jury Sunday at the Rehabilitation and Research was unveiled j tached to a sixinch tank of car rbon dioxide Motion to set off the apparatus was improved fey Baylors Dr L A Geddes and Thorkild Engen of the Institute It has not yet been used on pa Party Tonight Catholic Center A light plastic cast supports the takes only a faint flickering tiei ts Researchers say its full po 244tUiner side of the haad Four in one finger or has yet explored I announces his office will be open Monday Wednesday and Friday by bis assistant starting June 1 Attention Legionnaires Post 232 American Legion election and nomination of to the State CouveaUofl ;