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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - June 18, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania TEDDY An Indiana County Newspaper That Serves Every Member of the Family to Mr Indiana new soap box derby champion Tommy Edmiston EDITION Voluite 259 Twentyeight Pages Indiana Pennsylvania Thursday June 18 1959 Two Sections Seven Cents RAIN ADDS TO Ml AMI STORM MISERY Won By Doing This FAR AWAY Edmiston the new Indiana County Soap Box Derby champion wasnt even in this world when he arrived at the winners circle last night for the traditional kiss from derby queen Sanny Collins Gazette photos by Sipos Boro School Tax Increase Approved Formal approval of a three mill increase in the Indiana Borough School tax rate and a report on estimated costs of mandatory re pairs to local school buildings were the highlights of last nights meeting of the Indiana The PHOTO FINISH Tommy Edmiston top narrowly ekes out derby championship in dramatic race with Jim Sylvis Tommy Edmiston Wins Indiana Co 1959 Soap Box Derby Title sUVi Postpone our to 25 mills money for a record budget of which was also approved The capita tax was also retained The record high budget calls for an increase of oven request of Foreign Minister last years budget According to iPaul R Getts superintendent of Phdiana Public Schools this in crease is accounted for by three major items 1 Mandated salary increases for teachers 2 improvements and alterations to school buildings as required by the state because of fire safety regulations and 3 there will be no additional reim bursements from the state A representative of James Scheeren firm of Indiana gave e following estimated costs of fire safety repairs to local schools for Thaddeus Ste vens Elementary School and 000 to Horace Mann Elementary School The Scheeren firm is preparing plans for each of these projects At a special meeting of the In diana Joint High School Board a budget of was approved r the high school This icnts an increase of over last years budget Fire safety improvements for the high school will cost an esti mated In other action the board re elected L Blaine Grube a mem ber of the board as treasurer and Attorney R CarlylaFee as lolicitor Getts was authorized to com lete arrangements with Edwards otor Co for two driver train ing cars Round and Square dance June 19 Rustic Lodge Benefit White Twp Democrat Committee Ev tryone welcome 260x Oil GENEVA Big Four the count derb nti v By BILL v News Editor An elevenyearold youngster was hailed as A M v TVA J li 1 i 12 drove his raced to a thrillpacked victory over illfbrtuned Jimmy Sylvis in the most dramatic finish in the history of Approve Four foreign ministers today postponed their talks for at the Less than 12 inches separated the noses of the two racers as they speed to a photo finish on Carter Ave Andrei Grpmyko The postponement was an nounced shortly before the minis ters were scheduled to meet att Gromyko s vijla j The Soviet foreign minister re quested the delay during a private luncheon with British Foreign Sec retary Selwyn Lloyd Lloyd quick ly qbtained agreement from Secretary of State Christian A Herter and French Foreign Minis ter Maurice Couve de Murville The postponement will allow Gro myko another day to consult Mos cow and study the new Western compromise formula for a stop gap Berlin settlement It was as sumed the Soviet government still had not reached a definite deci sion Moscow radio reported that So viet and East German leaders met at the Kremlin today to dis cuss the Big Four problem in an atmosphere of complete mutual understanding and Western diplomats had expected to hear this afternoon whether the Soviets were willing at least to negotiate on the basis of the new plan Gromyko was critical of the plan but had asked for 24 hours Mom 27th Child Both Doing OK FORT KENT Maine Doctors at Peoples Benevolent Hospital said today that Mrs Helidore Cyr 48 and her 27th child are doing just The child a sevenpound five ounce boy was born last Sunday two days after Helidore Cyr 52 and hisVwife had cele brated their 31st wedding anhiver ODonnell WASHINGTON Force Gen Emmett Rosie ODonnell Jr today won a 121 vote of ap proval from the Senate Armed couple live on a farm at Ledges New Brunswick with 14 children Five are married Actress Ethel Barrymore Dies In Sleep HOLLYWOOD AP Actress Ethel Barrymore died Thursday Death came to the famed stage and screen actress asC she slepi in her home in Beverly Hills a chronic heart condition With her washer son She was 79 Miss Barryrtjore long was known The new champion is a son of Mr and Mrs Robert Services Committee for promotion Edmiston and will represent the district at the AllAmerican derby in Akron Ohio For the losing Sylvis it was heartbreaker He was al so the bridesmaid last year having lost out in that champion ship heat to another West Chest nut St youngster Jimmy Barr Edmiston bested 20 other drivers Just arrived 18 Jb average Wat ermelons Handy Andys 89 cents 259x to study it giving a definite reply Western spokesmen had made it clear that a rejection of the new formula by Gromyko would mean the end of the sixweekold foreign ministers conference Some high Western officials con sidered this only a tactical man euver to give the Kremlin the appearance of seriously consider ing the Western offer before tor pedoing it Others thought Gromyko actu ally wanted time to get new in See Page 4 Col 2 Navy Denies Reports of Fighter Escort WASHINGTON Navy saidjcday it has no plans to pro vide fighter escorts for patrol planes over the Seaof Japan where Communist fighter planes attacked a reconnaissance plane Tuesday The Navy added that it had can celled a plan to send escorts on a single patrol flight sometime this week The statement came after con gressional sources reported that jet fighters armed with deadly ac curate Sidewinder missiles would accompany patrol planes over Far Eastern international waters A Navy spokesman said We are not escorting patrol planes we are not escorting commercial airliners or surface ships operat ing through free air or sea in the championship race Derby Features TOMMYS BIRTHDAY page 1 Sec II HEAT WINNERS page 12 OTHER PHOTOS page 12 to fourstar rank and commander of the Pacific air forces Chairman iRichard B Russell DGa saidT ODonnell and Secre tary of the Air Force James H Douglas emphatically denied charges by Sen Margaret Chase Smith RMaine that the general had smeared her and told half truths damaging to her reputation The secretary and general ap peared at a closeddoor hearing of the committee to reply to a statement from the only woman senator I Mrs Smith opposed Senate con firmation of ODonnell but ex cluded herself from a vote and residing elsewhere Seven of the children have died Queen Prince Head toward Canada In Jet ST JOHNS Nfid Elizabeth II and Prince Philip sped over the Atlantic in a jet airliner today to start a 45day tour across Canada The sun came out here after several days of coastal fog family of the Her two equally famous brothers John arid Lionel Barrymore precedec her in death She had been relatively inactive in recent years but still took an occasional film role The Barrymore family distin guished itself in the theater fo several generations Most active present day member is John Bar rymore Jr Ethel started on the stage at the age of 14 and went on to becom a great Broadway leading lady one of the most famou This raised expectations that the royal plane would land at St Johns as originally scheduled Russell sajd the one opposing thou8h arrangements had been f0 a iDff cJr made for it to put down if neces vote was a proxy left by Sen Harry F Byrd DVa who not attend the session to win the Class the division for 11 and 12year old boys while Sylvis emerged the winner in Class A competi tion the division for 13 14 and 15 yearold drivers Sylvis sported a car driver weight advantage of 16 pounds Pqh Labor Priest Honored By 500 WASHINGTON Pa Rev Charles Owen Rice known gentia on Placentia Bay 85 southwest of this city beauties of her time At the peak of her stardom sh was called the typical Americai She went from one success t another starring in more tha two score Broadway productions In 1928 a New York theater wa built and named her honor Sh acted in London made Hollywoo movies and had her own radl show Her throaty contralto voic The ceiling at Torbay FielcI thej became known tomMoia M ove St Johns airport lifted to 600 feet because of extensjv in midmorning and all regular air traffic there resumed Argentia 300 road tours In later years she turned t 100 Hurt Some Said If I Serious MIAMI Fla Pour ng rain added to the misery f tornadoscarred Miami to lay as weary householders ried to patch up damage aused by the vicious storm vhich swept the city Wednes lay night injuring at least 00 persons The Highway Patrol which gave the injury estimate also alculated damage at over a nillion dollars There were 10 deaths The Weather Bureau said the hreat of a central Florida tornado las ended A warning had been ssued for a broad band starting ust east of Tampa and running east to the Cape Canaveral mis ile test center Further up the east coast tor nadolike winds swept across Ju iter Island just north of Palm 3each The island a millionaires was visited by the late secretary of state John Foster Dulles shortly before his death Property damage there was minor Most of the homes were boarded up for the summer The Miami storm was the first of its kind since the late 1940s vhen a hurricanespawned torna do destroyed property The Red Cross reported amilies were affected by the storm and 100 homes suffered major damage Five hundred oth er nouses were less seriously dam aged At least three homes were completely destroyed and nearly 100 establishments were severely damaged Scores of bayfrpnt homes left in oj tree trunks signs and overturned automobiles as the storm leap frogged overa 12mile path Hun dreds of persons were driven from their homes An 11yearold boy Frank Vasel lotti was reported in critical con dition with head injuries Nearly 60 some ously hurt were treated by hospfc tals police and civil defense units See 100 4 Col 3 of these with distinction weight advantage of 16 oounds Pittsburghs labor priest was The Queens plane took off from she once picked her 10 favorite when the two divfsio CJ honored Wednesday night at a London at and waslstage roles Second Mrs two division winners uio due in Newfoundland about School for Scan hie c hS of the This attack on the Navy patrol plane on June 16 was an attack of lawless he said Vice Adm Wallace M Beakley deputy chief of naval operations said the report by congressional sources that fighter escorts would be assigned to future patrol flights probably grew out of a misunder standing of information given the House Defense Appropriations sub committee Inside The Gazette BOYLE Ever want to shoot a wad at Monte Carlo Hal Boyle does today in his column on editorial page 6 ALLCOUNTY TRACK The AllCounty Track Team is featured in todays sports section this and other sports on pages 18 and 19 Of her Features Bvttneu Mirror Howmi ObUutrici Spprtt Si 16 4 Thenler b 10 Worl4 5 but the game little Edmiston bee See 4 Col 1 Turn Surviving Coyle Over ToPhila years in the priesthood Pm EST With her and her hus Gov Lawrence one of the 500 guests called Father Rice a School for Scan The Constant The j Kingdom of The Corn Is Canadian warships and The Twelve Lady of the Ca band were 11 attendants laborer among laborers adding jwere posted on the comets flightpound He has fought the fight for laborpath in the Western half of Declasse and Sun ing men the miner and the steel Atlantic in case of trouble British j vessels ant the Royal Air Force It was for Sunday that she Father Rice spent 24 of his 25furnished protection along the up her most famous line years as a priest in Allegheny jhalf of the route Thats all there is there isnt j County 11 of them as director Newfoundland was chosen as the iof St Josephs House of Hospistart of the royal tour partly for Uality in Pittsburgh political reasons This year marks See 4 Col 1 The Defense Department said i brother William 22 was killed that under existing orders comjby police in Middleboro Wednes manders may or may npt provideday was turned over today to escort at their own Philadelphia his home The report at the Capitol that i city jet fighters would be assigned toj Coyle waived extradition before WAREHAM Mass perado John J Coyle 24 whose Eagles Party tonite Thurs tfx Just arrived 18 Ita average Wat the 10th anniversary of the Act ermelons Handy Andys 89 cents Third Major League Said About Ready NEW YORK chair man of the mayors committee for baseball said today the formation of a third major league will be announced between July 1 and July 15 William Shea who heads Mayor Robert F Wagners committee to bring another major league club to New York said the league hopes to start operating in 1961 Shea announced for the first time the identity of the chief backers of the proposed New York member of the third league He said there are three groups involved headed by Mrs Charles S Payson of Manhasset N Dorothy KUlam of Montreal and Dwight F Davis of N Y Davis is the son of the donor of tennis international tro phy Shea wouldnt name the other member cities of the third league He said the backers of the clubs in these cities will identify them selves in the next few days Other cities reportedly in line for franchises in the newr circuit include DallasFort Worth Hous ton MinneapolisSt Paul Toron See 4 Col 5 259x to Denver and Montreal Confined To Hospital future patrol flights came after members of the House subcom mittee held a secret huddle with naval officials You can bet that the jets with Judge L Francis Cailan There he will face a charge of murdering a Philadelphia police Gov Long Back In Louisiana their Sidewinders are in the air man NEW ORLEANS La Nearly a dozen doctors beganiin the fiscal session John Sealy Hospital Coyle pleaded guilty in a barely weary but determined Gov Earlchecking today the physical Long slipped quietly and withi His wife had signed commitment audible voice as the clerk of the K Long was back in Louisiana ticn of the ailing governor who out comment into the privatelypapers June 2 three days after hadbeep needed to place governor on a stretcher for ight to Galveston Mrs Long chusetts policemen armed robbuilt Doctors at the Ochsner Foundabowl of peaches and cream Fromclaimed her hjusband was physU bery and assault with a dangerous Long 63 returned Hospital removed the fifthfloor corner room helcally and mentally S H green stamps On all weapon kidnaping larceny of an night from a 19day stay in a Gali phone from the go ver n o r s could see the big river bridge j Wednesday she aad Texas purchases basy terms Rogersautomobile and with being a fugiiveston psychopathic priced room They inbuilt by Huey P Long the lateneys negotiated nearly seven jewelry tlX iiiKtire IThf rpturn trin hpoan as he sratprMeietprl a nn visitors han inttlurip governor and U S hours before reaching the asree ber said WEATHER Fair and little temperature change tonight and Friday Low tonight 44 to 49 Dance Hotel Homer Thurs and Fri George Pollock Thurs 259x ban include Louisiana Senator governor aud W tive from Pennsylvania justice JThe return trip began as he sisted a no visitors The Coyle brothers sought sincefirm intentions of resuming his politicians the June 5 slaying of Philadelphia duties as chief executive of his The big questions now Will The plane flight home begansal order S hours before reaching the agree ment that led to Gibsons disrnis policeman James F Kane 27 and home state Long run again Will his health just 16 minutes after Probate Mrs Long said the gpvemor had Just arrived 18 Ib average Wati previously for a Massachusetts The extent to which this will be permit it Will he call a special Judge Hugh Gibson of Galveston1 agreed to remain at Ochsners j ermelons Handy Andys 89 cents i were captured after a 48possible at least immediately relegislative session to resurrect County had released the governor two weeks or longer if necessary See 4 Col i mains unanswered some of his pet bills that failed Irom the protective custody of the See Uov 4j Col 2 ;