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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - June 3, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania An County Newspaper That Serves Every Menifferof the Ptmtly t Aboflt tte wily ttMt cost lot of IB 246 In Secret Call Expected At Geneva t 0 By M MIGHTOWER GENEVA foreign ministers reportedly decided today tci call for an early showdown with Soviet foreign Minister Andrei Grornyko in secret talks over the Berlin Secretary of State Christian A Herter and ministers of Britain France and West Qermany agreedin a midday strategy meeting officials said that Gromyko should be told the time has come for the Soviet touched off the crisis last put up constructive pro posals for a solution Study Of Blue Cross m Escape Iowa State Prison FORT MADISON Iowa Four longterm prisoners sawed their way outNof the Iowa State early today The four One serving a life term for killing a policeman sawed two bars from a window s located ift An outside cell of the prison having sawed their way from their individual cells The breakout in cell house 19 which httusesabout 400 prison ers The tour who escaped had to drop lest than 10 feet to the 0ground jitter cutting the opening Jn the window Warden John Bennett identified the four as Lloyd Woodson 38 Albert M Boerger Gromykos reaction to this chal lenge it was hoped should shortly disclose whether the Geneva meet ing has any chace of success in easing the EastWest dispute on Berlin and clearing the way for a summit conference The Western ministers met for an hour headquarters They wound up their strategy ses sion a little more than two hours efore another round of secret talks with Gromyko at Herters villa British Foreign Secretary Sel wyn Lloyd was asked after the meeting whether the ministers had talked about trying to get some firmer commitments from Gromyko We reviewed the way in which we will handle the meeting this he said Earlier Herter conferred with the intelligence chief of Eu ropean Army at 26 Kansas City ElonGir dler 23 Peorja and Robert Janes 24 Cedar Rapids Iowa t Eawrence 53 night cell house captain said he heard a 9 walkway extending outside the cells and saw Janes 5 crawling along A that was about the alarm button Almost simultaneously Boerger Request Delay In Both Sides Asked To SURVIVES PROPANE TRUCK EXPLOSION Walter Schwenk of Auburn a volunteer fire smiles from his hospital bed recuperating from burns he sustained while fighting a pro pane gas truck fire which ex ploded causing 11 known deaths Schwenk gave an eyewitness of the fatal blast AP Wirephoto Heidelberg Germany The chief Maj Gen Ralph M Osborne and Col Robert G Lawlor also of the intelligence office spent 3Q parrof and put knife to the Larry H 60 Iwbodspn and of alsowere widely separatedfrom minutes talking with An American spokesman said the situation with regard to Berlin was not appreciably ad vanced by Soviet Foreign Min ister Andrei A Gromykos state ment tp the Big Four conference apt diplo 11 Progress Lacking In geneva11 HARRISBURG resolution was introduced in the State House of Represen tatives today urging that quests for increased Blue Cross Crates be delayed until r o u g h study can be made Insurance Commissioner F R Smith is currently holding tiearings onrate increases sought by four of the states five major Blue Cross plans mediate relieMf they are to stay in business blaniing higher hos pital costs and increased usage of benefits for their financial prob lems The house resolution was spon sored by Rep Harry Price Jr Smith said at the opening ses sion Tuesday and repeated today that the plans need an immediate rate increase if they are to sur vive The only question he indi cated is how nruch of an in crease Smith deplored the necessity lor holding1 the hearings on short GOVERNOE IN ACTION BtetfOfcfe Governor Earl K Long is showh candidly in pictures made early last tftdrith as tie spoke before a joint session of legislature then wipes perspiration caused by television Ugghts At right he is shown lambasting1 pilitical foes at a press conference held itt a bedroom the Governors mansion earlier that day Yesterday a judge signed papeiS tiled by the Governors wife to keep him m a mental clinic AP Wirephoto WASIftNGTON P i today tti befig studied Groniykos Til has beenvno detectible the Geneva talks that would justi those of the other two convicts Bennett said each roan had awed two bars from their cells onto the walkway Smith said Janes kept a dagger on him and forcedhim to call the deputy outside the cell block atfd say he had rubbed against the alarm button accidentally and that everything was all right Pickard was tied with twine Smith was ordered to sit at his desk while the prisoners took turns holding a knifeon him he See 4 PrisonersPage 14 Col Nicaraguan Forces Plan Rebel Fight MANAGUA Nicaragua AP President Luis Somoza marshaled because it contained 1 intimations the Kremlin may be interested in finding a way out of the Berlin deadlock British and French sources thought the next 48 hours of the conference in its fourth week could prove to be the most critical of the with a Berlin deal and a summit meet ing depending on the outcome Tuesdays conterence session ran for more than three hours resulting in postponement until this afternoon of a meet ing of the ministers originally scheduled for Tuesday night and French expertsTeit points in Gromykos speech as possibly significant 1 The Soviet Union Gromyko asserted is not asking the United Britain and France to grant diplomatic recognition to East Germanys Communist gov ernment something the Western Allies adamantly refuse to do 2 The Soviet Union does nol question the Western powers jy a summit conference Eisenhower called at a news in Galveston Texas where he Was taken Saturday Expect Gov Long To Recover Fully By JAMES McLEAN GALVESTON Tex Far from being violent Louisiana Gov Earl K Long is just mad as hell0 hes in a notice but said the insurance orpsychiatric clinic and should recover completely in two to The heads of both is very clear in his thinking and and is conference for the Soviet Hospital Service Central Perin sylvania and the Associated Hospital Service of Philadelphia willingness to reach at least pre1 testified that they were constant liminaryagreement at the current y losing money and reserve unds would be virtually exhaust ted by Aug 1 i Also seeking boosts areithe Hbs See 14 Col 2 his forces today to meet threejjegai right to have troops iii West of invaders reported en route from Cuba to join in Latin Americas latest vestpocket re volt bomoza ordered his ambassador in WashihgtonFGuUlermo Sacasa to ask the Organization of American States for an investiga tionof the threat to his regime one of Latin Americas last three dictatorships The Foreign Ministry said s c h o o n e r s carrying revolu tionaries and arms set put from Cuba for Nicaragua tQ support 75 or more rebels whp tended by plane from Costa Rica over the weekend The government claimed it had that group on the run Cuban Prime Minister Fidel Castro asked in Havana about the of invasion from his y was too busy to an swer baseless Once a fiery advocate of aid to rebels against lias been denying he is aiding such movements sines a based invasion of Panama back fjred in April while the Cuban Berlin although it considers the 4 Col foreign ministers sessions The President suggested that the Soviet Union ought to make for a clear commitment that Western rights in Berlin will not be impeded pending reunifica tion of Germany Eisenhower said therqare also other good faith approaches which the Soviet Union could take He went on to say then that some recent statements by Soviet Premjer Nikjta Khrushchev have not been calculated to east East West tensions The President Spoke put against the background of Ms call a week ago for a of progress ajt Geneva if the Union really wants a summit conference He sounded that call when he met at the White House with Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko and the foreign min isters of Britain the See 14 Col 1 Wrong Robber NEW YORK Epps of Brooklyn who was convict ed of taking part in a rob ery a yepr ago was freed Tuesday another man con fessed to the crime Epps had Dad Mother Son Perish In Accident CLARiON A freight trainauto collision Tuesday night at a crossing near Clarion killed a Clarion County couple and one of their four children The couples other children were injured one seriously Donald Zerbe his wife Lois 25 of ISiiox R D 1 were killed instantly A 2yearold son Richard died early today at the Clarion Hospital not violent at All theyre trying to do now they said is to promote his physi cal by Longs sleepfess and driving de terminatiohv Long noted for temper tan trums for most of his political life particularly when hes firing at political foes bjrok down last week after a killing pace trying to be governor for a fourth time He was flown here from Lou isiana last Saturday and his wife Tuesdayasked the court that he be kept in the clinic for his own Mrs Longs applica tion to Probate Judge Hugh Gib son claimed her husband was sick mentally and physically The judge signed the order At present Long has nearly a year to go in his current fouryear term His friend and colleague Lt Gov Lether Frazar is acting governor Long plans to get around a con stitutional banJagaihst the goyer his own immediate suc MergerPlqhnecF NEW YORK AP the New York Trust Co andthe Corn Exchange Bank have an nounced merger If ap proved the new bank would Clarion the auto Debra Zerb 6 is in serious condition at the hospital with multiple injuries A sister Cyn thja 4 and a brother James 5 were discharged after receivjngt treatment for minorinjuries State poyqe said the Zerbe auto was struck Aby a New York Cen tral Railroad train at a crossing the fourth largest in the country with capital funds in excess of 385 million dollars and total re Zerbe was a machinist cessor by and qualify See Gov Page 14 Col S northwest of was dragged about 75 feet before it overturned maintained his innocence throughjsources of more than four billionJoy Manufacturing Co pjant out He spent nine months in jail I dollars Franklin Taken Off Relief Rolls Ninety persons were removed at thefrom the countys assistance rolls ijant at1 during the first half of May 1959 Insist That Budget Be Defeats Tax Proposals Of Lawrence HARRISBURG Re publicans insisting that the bud get must be cut first sent 11 and bonds million dollars of Gov Lawrences leader was trying to make friends tax proposals down to defeat Tues in the United Stales day night Managua is calm but troops on Were not going to change our A sixmill personal property tax on Such intangible goods as stocks The decrease was in the General Assistance and Aid to Dependent Children categories These are the types of assistance which most quickly reflect economic condi tions Construction work planned for this locality provides an optimistic outlook for further decreases Statistics on the operation of the Relief Work Program in this coun ty were made available to the County Bpard in its regular month ly meeting of June 2 Mrs Shirli Conn Brody explained the vote may mean that Republithat at present there are six pro USWCall Meeting of Exec Board NEW YORK AP United Steelworkers negotiators today summoned the unions executive board to meet here Thursday ap parently for a report on wage con tract talks with the industry David J McDonald the union president he did not know whether the 33man board would in turn issue a call for a meeting of the unions 171member Wage Policy Committee McDonald declined to spell out why the executive board was be ing Were going tohave conversa tions be told newsmen It appeared however that Mc Donald and the other three mem bers of his negotiating team felt a report should be made through the board to the union member ship and that the wanted to know the boards reac tion to the bargaining impasse McDonald announced the sum mons at the close of a bargaining session that produced no sign of progress Union and management negoti ators have passed the halfway point in the time since the talks began May 5 and the expiration of the present threeyear contract Boro Council Slates Police Pay Schedule A graduated salary scale for members of the Indiana Borough Police force was unanimously ap proved at last nightts meeting of Council took this at tractthe proper type of individ ual to apply for positions on the New beginning salary for po licemen is per month with an increase to in six months and to at the end of the first yoar of Eighteen months duty warrants an increase to and the maximum salary of on the increment scale will be reached with two years of duty According to Mark Drye po lice committee chairman any ad ditional increases will be based on merit Last nights action resulted in hiking Patrolman Claude Davis salary to a month and Pa trolman Richard Fredericks to Adjustments were also made on the salaries oftwo other mem bers of the force Sergeant Ed gar Sullinger was increased to a month and Patrolman Charles Keller to a month These two increases had been considered WASHINGTON AP President Eisenhower said to day it 13 completely untrue thats hev has intervened in favor of the steel in their wage dispute with ganized labor Eisenhower was asked at his news conference to reply to a charge by President John L Lewis of the United Mine Workers Union that the Presi dent has moved to favor man agement in the wage negotia tions now going oh Eisenhower replied vigorously that this charge is completely un true He said he recalled that he had urged both sides in the steel1 dispute to exercise discipline or the country would be in a bad fix The President said he doesnt want to see the wageprice spiral continue and has urged manage ment to keep its prices down He would be delighted if prices could be reduced Eisenhower added As far as favoring management is concerned the President said he has very little interest in the relative few among the manage ment arid big capitalistic classes as compared with his interest in man But the President went on the working men must be careful not to do things that will hurt them selves In response to a question Ei senhower said he does not think Congress should go home until it enacts some corrective labor leg islation that jAFLCIO President George Meany and Teamsters Union Presideiit James R Hoffa had said Congress ought to shelve labor reform measures Eisenhower said he js distrubed by what seems to be the growing habit of some persons to accept the theories of Karl Marx that there always will be bitter and implacable warfare between the man who works with his hands and the man who hires him Describing this as an unAmer ican attitude Eisenhower saiji he regards each worker down to those doing the most menial tasks as being just as important as any one in management or any italist prior to ast nights meeting See 14 Col 3 Bi I lie Holiday SaidCritical NEW YORK Billie Holiday was reported in critical condition today but showing s 7 Re ported Dead In Riot In Ecuador GUAYAQUIL Ecuador University students and other ci vilians battled with police here through the night Order finally was restored by the army at dawn today Seven persons weje reported killed and more than a hundred Injured during eight hours of riots in Ecuadors largest city improvement at Metropolitan 1 pital A spokesman said she is suffer ing from hepatitis an inflamma tion of the liver and a heart condi She has been put in an oxy gen tent In previous years the jjriricipal port President Camillo jfreed military Ponce de throughout Ecuador save the from anarchy and fojsign Com munist Underlying diuses of the break were not clear The rioters were protesting the June 30 The talks resume Negro singer has been noters W3re ProiestmS ne day in trouble several times from 1death of two students ln a We strongly Cooper narcotics addiction told newsmen in the need ofj Miss Holiday wife of Louis Me steadily improving the standards Kay 49 is registered as Eleanore of living of our people and we I McKay believe the way is not further wage increases time through I at this CoralGraceton Fire Co party Wed tfx uard everywhere lend a tmosphere to the capital tense position on taxes until we kotow j where we stand on the The government claims the sitjRep Albert W Johnson House uation is under control UncopjRepublican fjoor leader said to firmed rumors circulated however day That will be about another of clashes is tfee provinces with et U Col Elks T S H purchases Jewelry green Easy Wed on two Democrats fell short 99 well in their own ranks in their losing effort to pass Extension of the 3 per cent to retail purchases at Increase the sixmill bank share tax to 10 mills It takes 106 votes to pass a bill in the House where all meas ures must originate Rep Albert E Strausser R Columbia was the only Republican to vote for any of the Hhw yes vpte went for the beer and liquor levy Two Reps John F Stank Northumberland and Frank M ONeil Clearfield were Ithe only Democrats to vote against the personal property and cans would push for a 4 per cent sales tax Gov Lawrence already has said this is the case but GOP leaders have refused toconfirm that speculation jects in operation in the county These projects are at Clymer Bor ough Burrell Township School In diana Borough Black Lick Fire Hall Homer City Borough ajid Other tegislaive developments Hopewell Cemetery From April I Teachers colleges ito April 35 assistance recipients fees at Pennsyjvanias 15 state i W0rked a total of hours teachers colleges would be hiked Miss Mathilda Klaiss of the by a week under a measure Draining Division was present at approved by the Senate Finance tne Board and showed the Committee The money would be film Days of This film used i shows the impact of applying the Inside The Gazette Drew Pearson says today that Khrushchev is using bases in Albania to intlueQcethe talks at Geneva See page 10 TEACK COACH OF Tom Madill has been named the track coach of the year Read about the United JQiH coach on sports page 22 other terms Rogers liquor stores and from bee distri to help college construe1 public assistance on a family tion projects taJten on by the Genr eral State Authority A companj strawberries Home grown 4 I ion measure receiving committee quarts California Cantaiou A prominent Republican who approval would increase 4 for Lous Fruit Mar asked not to be identified said See U Col I jket 246 31 16 EditorUI U NotM 1 14 orU uprising and troop mutiny at Port Viejo last week Ponce has said that Communist agitators are trying to create un in Ecuador and provide a vrolent background for an inter American foreign ministers con ference scheduled in the capital at Qutio next February A mob tried unsuccessfully to set the police chiefs house on fire during the nights rioting A column of srnoke also was seen rising from the Ecuadorian cruiser Presidente Alfaro in Guay aquil Harbor and there appeared to be a fire aboard Biyit there was no announcement from the navy Military orders for all residents to remain indoors were broadcast by radio stations this morning But many curious tried tp visit the riot scenes They were dispersed by troops Stores an4 were closed bink share imposts WEATHER Fair and mild tonight Low tonight near Thursday fail warmer with increasing cloudiness Chance of scattered Stmwbjerrifis Hmp grown 4 quarts California4 Cantalou pes 4 for itQUt Fruit Mar ket 24s nite every We4 tfcfe V ;