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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - June 26, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania TEDDY An Indiana County Newspaper That of the Family An honeif confession may be food fof the soul But it may leavo lawyer In i tough spot Vdurna 266 EDITION Twentyfour Pages ndiana June 26 1959 Two Court Frees Gov Long From Hospital To Resume Duties In COVINGTON La A state court today ordered Gov Earl K Long of Louisi ana released from the South west Louisiana Mental Hospi tal at Mandeville Long now is free to resume the office of governor Only minutes before the court acted the Louisiana Hospital ousted Jesse Bankston state hospital director Bankston had opposed release of Long from the institution Charles Rosenblum of Ham mond was appointed to suc ceed Bankston Arrival of Long here for the hearing and Bankstons dismissal came 20 years to the day after Long first became governor of Louisiana Q The board also removed Dr Charles Belcher acting superin tendent at the hospital Judge Robert Jones of the 22nd Judicial District Court signed dis missal of the onder which had committed Long to the hospital The 27 days of con finement for the governor in two mental hospitals His family had him flown to Galveston on May 30 after he profanely laced political foes during legislative hearings Long zipped away from the schoolhouse where the hearing was held less than three minutes after Judge Jones freed him A crowd jammed outside to cheer as Long left apparently headed for his governors chair in the 34story Capitol at Baton Rouge Neither Mrs Long from whom goveroor asked the court for separation Thursday nor any oth er member ofthe Long family was present Mrs Long remained out of the See Gov 4 Col 2 SenateOKs Excise Tax w Amendments WASHINGTON AP Sen ate rejected today two proposals for providing more highway build ing funds as it passed a bill to continue corporate and excise tax rates at wartime levels for anoth er year But it wrote other amendments three billion dollar tax measure making further congres sional action necessary before the July 1 deadline The Senate ses sion lasted 15VJ hours into the early morning Unless the bill is signed into law Friendship Reigns On St Lawrence MONTREAL AP of the worlds best neighbors Canada and the United States reweld their friendship here today with a symbolic open ing of the St Lawrence Sea way Project i Queen Elizabeth II and President Eisenhower had an historic rendezvous beside the waters of the mighty St Lawrence river which car ries to the sea waters of both nations and now can float a major share of their com merce It was a great day for both chiefs of state For President Eisenhower it was the mark of his success in getting U S participation in the St Lawrence Seaway approved by other presidents before him had failed Elizabeth it emphasized MILAN fourengine Trans Wprld AirPlace as Queen of and 3 olane with 59 nasseneers ahnarrf nrashpri in was the high point current AND WEARINESS OVERTOOK HER Mrs Edythe Klumpp alternately sobbing and brushing her face with a handkerchief presented this picture of haggardness as she finished three hours and 45 minutes of direct examination by her defense attorney William F Hopkins yesterday Mrs Klumpp is being tried on a charge of first degree murder in the slaying last October 30 of her love rival Mrs Louise Bergen with whose husband William she was living at the tune of the killing TWA Plane Crashes In Fire 59 Aboard lines plane with 59 passengers aboard crashed in flames during a storm today15 miles north6f Milan A TWA spokesman in Rome said the plane was flight No 891 from Athens to Chicago via Rome and Milan The plane had just taken off from Milan for Paris Wreckage landed in a field near the hamlet of Marnate The number of crew members was not imrrtediately determined but the plane a Constellation nor mally carried a crew of seven or eight Witnesses said the plane crashed in flames A police sergeant said he farm bills mav wel1 have the plane dive to the ground altne stagefor bitter struggles over Farm Vetoes May Create 60 Furor WASHINGTON of by Tuesday midnight tax rates drop on corporate income taxes and on excises on automobiles auto parts and accessories cigar ready in flames It must have been hit by light he said It was in the We do not believe any one could The plane was still gaining alti tude and had reached about feet other witnesses said They reported the burning wreckage of the plane crashed to the ground in three parts in an If ttes liquor wine and beer The blouse bjll extending them for a year had no other provisions Committees from the House and Senate hoped to meet today to agree on a final draft of the mea sure so the Senate andHouse can pass it early next week In taken after midnight the Senate rejected both Eisen howers proposal for a gasoline tax increase and an alternative tmocratic plan to prevent an jntual heavy cutback in the big interstate highway program The result was to throw in ques tion whether any action would be taken to keep the program on schedule for the years ahead See 4 Col 7 Blast Rocks Plant Two Die In Acid KNOXVILLE Tenn An Fight On II NEW YORK Floyd Patterson Ingemar Johansson heavyweight title fight tonight at Yankee Stadium is definitely promoter JBill Rosensohn an nounced at noon today The bout postponed from last arm issues next year both in Congress and in the presidential election campaign President Eisenhower rejected Thursday bills affecting wheat and tobacco saying they failed to meet needs of growers in expand ing markets and in curbing costly surplus production Under the bills he said in ef fect an already bad situation would have been made worse in stead of better Eisenhowers action which had been recommended by Secre tary of Agriculture Ezra Taft Ben filled all pro spects of legislation for these two crops this year is in serious trouble be cause of surpluses and past failure night because of heavy rains isjof the present program to control scheduled at Eastern Standard Time production Tobacco is lovingfor See 4 Col 4 ROYAL FUN Fifteenmonthsold Prince Albert of Monaco appears to be having some royal fun at his first swimming lesson Its fun for mother too as Princess Grace wearing twopiece suit and the latest in bathing caps holds young prince in pool at Monte Carlo AP Wirephoto tour across her North American Seaway has been in actual operation since April but the ceremonial opening was de layed for the Queens participa tion highlight after brief remarks the President arid Queen was a 31mile into the seaway through some of the 1dcks which enable ocean ships to rise from sea level to the Great Lakes and proceed as far as Du Juth Minn The Queens sixmilliondollar yacht Britannia was polished for the fivehour x trip carrying the President and Elizabeth from thejmised picketing white parents that he will get in touch with NY White Parents Picket City School NEW YORK F Wagner has pro St Lambert Locks at Montreals doorstep to the Beauharnois Locks upstream The Presidents schedule in Can ada covered hours beginning with Elizabeths greetingat near by St Hubert Air Base where See GreatPage 4 Col 1 Clyde Moore Succumbs at 49 PLUMVILLE A well known Plumville area merchant died un expectedly early this morning at the Indiana Hospital He was a life long resident of owner of Moores Hardware in Plumville and Rural Valley He was a life long residen of Plumville obituary section the city school superintendent about the planned transfer of Negroes and Puerto Ricans Supt John J Theobald recently announced plans to shift the pupils out of crowded schools in the Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn which is populated mostly by Negroes to less crowded areas of the city About half the would be reassigned in the fall to five schools in Queens a borough ad joining Brooklyn The other half would be shifted to six schools in Brooklyn About 300 parents and other per sons from the Glendale section of Queens picketed outside City Hall in the rain Thursday in protest Spokesmen for the pickets said they were not antiNegro and were not protesting school integration as such They contended that the See NY 4 Col 7 Average Household Income County In Prosperity Business Is Booming Ladder Fall Proves Fatal To Countian CHERRY former Cherry Tree man who had been visiting with a brother here died early this morning as a result of a fall from a ladder while fixing the second Complete obituary appears inthe ftorv windows of his brothers home George Clair Berringer 71 of Bloomfield N was the victim of the accident He died shortly after landing on his head when he apparently slipped from the ladder Berringer who had purchased a return bus ticket to his home yes terday had planned to return to Prosperity is again on the march in Indiana with families earning more and spending more than those in most sections of explosion Thursday night hurled tne United States according to two chemical plant workers to Park Row News Service their deaths in a vat of acid Firemen recovered the bodies of Albert Hurst and Mac Cox from the vat at the Foote Mineral Co early today The blast touched off a small flash fire confined by firemen to to not far behind the the pit housing the vat of previous years Hurst and Cox were standing at The data is revealed in Sales the edge of the huge vat dropping Managements new copyrighted in metal shavings as part of a Survey of Buying Power cover process used by the company Apparently a spark touched off he blast i The resiliency of the local economy after a year of strong jp be seen in the final 1958 now in The upward climb In the last quarter of the year brought the retail sales volume for 1958 up ing every part of the nation It shows that the volume of cal retail activity should have been only 0071 percent of the na tional Instead it amounted to 0150 percent The credit for the recovery is given to consumer confidence and optimism bolstered by con tinued good earnings The survey shows that Indi ana families had a net income in the year after deduction of personal taxes of Per household it was equiva lent to an average ob tained by dividing total income by number of households This was more than was earned on the average in the United States per house hold It was in the State iun MIC Yuiume 01 nOlQ il was business done by the local stores pf Pennsylvania 4 was more than should have been S H green stamps on all expected for a community of iU rchases Easy terms size ttx On the basis of population lo welry With retail sales greater than income locally it is apparent that the city is a trading center for people in other areas Business was much better in some parts of the country than in others This is brought out in the survey through an index of sales which takes in to account such factors as pop ulation and per capita retail sales For Indiana the index rating is 211 or 11 per cent above the national average All signs point to the fact that the way back frpnj recession is in full swing Gains in business registered in thel first quarter of this year are being surpassed in the present flMarter It is being fed by a record personal income feat makes pos sible Ipngdelayed big purchases such as new homes cars boats and travel Economists are now forecast ing that 1958 all prev ious years N J tomorrow He had been visiting at the home of Clayton Berringer of Cherry Tree RD 2 one of five Berringer brothers re siding in Cherry Tree Berringer was born on Decem ber 27 1887 in Green Township Ike Praises New Seaway Contribution By RELMAN MOB1N MONTREAL dent Eisenhower at cere monies formally opening the St Lawrence Seaway today called the new water route a magnificent symbol to the entire world of the achieve ments possible to Democratic nations peacefully working together for the common The President joined Queen Elizabeth II here for a fiye lour cruise through 31 miles of the seaway aboard the royal yacht Britannia In her speech the Queen empha sized that the seaway is a product of the joint efforts of the United States and Canada a jnonumejafc to the enduring friendship of two y v W Both the Queen and the Presi tient spoke from texts brief prepared President and Mrs Eisenhower Hew from Washington to Canadas Hubert Air Force Base near Montreal this morning Elizabeth and Prince Philip who are on a six week tour of Canada met See Free 4 Col 2 Mom Drowns 6WeekOld Baby Boy ENGLISHTOWN 6weekold boy drowned in a creek near his home early today State Police said his mother admitted tossing him into the water The woman Phyllis Silvergladt 26 was held for examination by a physician and for questioning by the county prosecutor John Gawler chief of Monmouth County detectives said the attrac tive woman wife of Herbert Sil vergladt 30 a chicken farmer would be charged with munder The baby Barry Samuel was found in a brook half a mile from the Silvergladt farm Investigators said they had dif ficulty interviewing Mrs Silver gladtbecause she was hysterical and crying Industry Prepares To Close NEW YORK AP The United Steelworkers Union1 refused today to hold further meetings with the steel in dustrys bagaining team The union instead invited direct talks tonight with steel com pany executives David J McDonald the unions president said there was no point in continuing what he called a farcical fili buster with the industrys fourman bargaining team He said two union settlement offers have been made and reject ed but that the fourman indus try team had refused to make any contractgain proposal of any character The industry said earlier that the union broke off negotiations pter a twohour fnornuig session McDonald denied a charge made by Conrad Cooper head ofthe industrys bargaining team that the union had broken off negotia tions Were trying to get real nego tiations McDonald told a newsaconference Weve had no negotiatiohs McDonald said that the last steel settlement reached in 1956 was made as a result of direct with steel in dustry executives Present steel contracts expire Tuesday The possibility of a strike beginning Wednesday of Steelworkers seemed to be increasing McDonald disclosed the union had dispatched strike instructions to locals throughout the nation Thursday but he declared he still is ready to engage in meaningful talks with top company executives in an effort to avoid a walkout McDonald sent telegrams to presidents or board chairmen of the dozen leading steel firms in viting them to meet with him tonight Executives thus far invited in cluded Chairman Roger M Bough of Steel Presi dent A B Homer of Bethlehem Steel Chairman Charles M White of Republic Steel Chairman Av ery C Adams of Jones Laugh tin and Chairman J L Mauthe of Youngstown Sheet Tube Time is running out Soon steel furnaces will have to be banked III With Pneumonia Satchmo Recovering SPOLETO Italy hospital here Learner Stephen Berringer He is survivied by his Lena Berringer of Bloomfield and a son Robert also of Bloomfield Five brothers Frank Clyde Clarence Clark and Clay ton all of Cherry Tree RD 2 and four sisters Mrs Anna Somerville and Mrs Lillian Henderson both of Akron Ohio Mrs Addie Ah lace Niagara Falls Mrs Mary also survive man Louis Armstrong sat up inj His wife left his bedside Anna bed today chuckled over teleVenturini his Englishspeaking grams of good cheer and joked with his nurse Doctors even let him walk to the bathroom unaided The king of jazz appeared to a nurse said he joked with attacR of pneumonia compiicated by a strained heart and stretched lungs resulting from 45 years of1 blowing on his magic horn Despite Armstrongs apparent improvement doctors still were watching closely for any sign of complications i Thursday Armstrongs temperaj ture shot up to a dangerous 102 He survived two fever crises j A medical bulletin shortly after said his temperature was Funeral arrangements are being made by the McCracken Funeral Home in down to normal nis DJUUU presj was described as low and pulse 100 medical bulletin said he showed notable That was reflected in other re Indiana Auto Body dosed coming from Armstrongs for vacation July 1st to 31st 269xrxm on the third floor of the little LOUIS ARMSTRONG on the mend cheerfully If this continues without comp a doctor said he will je all right in two or three Attendants said he was treated with antibiotics and kept under sedation during most of Thursday A careful watch was kept for leart complications Dr Alexander Schiff of New York the musicians personal physician said before leaving the lospital just before midnight that lis patient had responded to the treatment He declined to say Armstrong was definitely out of danger but expressed belief that everythingwill be all right if there are no unexpected complica Armstrong awoke late Thursday night during a visit from wife Lucille and two American news men He lifted his head to take some water from a glass held by Mrs Armstrong He smiled and winked at the other two visitors but said See 4 Col B STEEL TALKS FAILING STRIKE CHANCES RISE AI NE chang tefns The upset weaki busim new i Cor also Seawi point recor when some ties Son busin becai speec dates ;