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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - June 30, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania TEDDY An Indiana County Newspaper That Every Member of the Family Some pedestrians who stand up for their fights foolishly do sd in the middle of the street City EDITION 269 Twenty Pages Indiana Pennsylvania Tuesday June 30 1959 Two Sections Seven RAMS SCHOOL DEAD Killer Davis Escapes Chair HELLO FROM BLAIRSVILLE Theres no heat problem here as swimmers enjoy the cool water of Blairsville Municipal Swimming Pool Weatherman Welcotne relifim the swelt ering has grip Lawrence Pleads For State Budget i Slayer Confined For Life KITTANNING Robert lallie the confessed slayer of an expectant young Leechburg mother two years ago thanked the Lord for tiis life today The 30yearold Pittsburgh man who had been slated to die in the electric chair for the killing before the Penn sylvania Supreme Court or dered a retrial was sen tenced to solitary confinement for life When he heard the sen tence Davis broke into a wide grin and said Thank the Lord for my In addition to his life sentence Davis was also given 1020 years in solitary for robbery by force and one to two years in solitary for prison breach He must still be tried in West moreland County on eight charg es of armed robbery and in Al legheny County on 16 charges in cluding armed robbery assault with intent to assault with intent to ravish rape and larceny of a motort vehicle Judge J Frank Arm strong County and Judge Clyde Butler County who T U1 jointly heard testimony and passed today greeted called thveat to HARRISBURG AP A r x 1 J i V cuieiite uaiicu a uucai tu ped not onlyVlndiana County resi Lawrence s newest tax his recommendations society and recommended that he or offer an a coolness mediate break in the current fiscal stalemate cast Temperatures high 90s again remained yesterday in the as uro I cant conceive the governor as responsible a man as the he is failing to try and find some other said Sen ildren sought relief in the near rst ole swimming For their elders however it was noth ing but discomfort Scattered showers and thunder showers were predicted for the County area today although the humidity is expected to remain high A high of 8390 is forecast with a low tonight of 5663 Cooler weather is expected to Countians tomorrow as the mercury dips to a high of 7278 Meanwhile the uncomfortable weather continues to reflect in drownings as Pennsylvanians seek refuge in swimmig spots Three boys drowned Monday in the wake of eight drownings over the weekend The thermometer hit 97 degrees See 2 Col 5 James S Berger Senate Republican floor leader Strauss Quits Commerce Post Today WASHINGTON AP Lewis He said it was up to the Demo craticcontrolled House to come up with a tax program acceptable to the Republicancontrolled Senate Lawrence made a personal plea to a joint session of the Legisla ture Monday night asking for sup commuted Victim of murder was Mrs Emily Foster 25 formerly of Blairsville who was killed with a lug wrench in the midst of a robbery January 30 Davis pleaded not guilty in his port rernamin8 207 million Please read highlights of Gov Lawrences speech on page sev tslew Castle Boy Drowns In River NEW CASTLE Pa men divers and other vojunteers continued to search the Shenango River near here today for the body of a 16yearold boy who have destroyed a less sturdy hi apparently drowned yesterday dividual Peon of Dr McClure Passes Away BLAIRSVILLE Dr Robert E ternoon about one oclock in his 98 passed away this afhome in Blairsville Born in Washington County on April 2 1861 Dr McClure served L Strauss today formally in revenue proposals made signed as secretary of commerce Cabinet post for which the Senate refused to confirm him The resignation is effective at the close of business was announced at the White House which made public an exchange of letters between Strauss and Presi dent Eisenhower Eisenhower said he was accept ing the resignation with personal sadness And he again paid warm tribute to Strauss who has been serving by presidential recess ap pointment since last November Referring to the criticism of Strauss in the Senate Eisenhower wrote him I have frequently ex pressed my conviction that the charges leveled against you were totally unjustified These could by his bipartisan Tax Study Com mittee If it is defeated there will not be a series of new administration proposals to take ita he said We are not so foolish as to send up a flock of clay pigeons after another to be shot down in political target In his speech first televised live at a joint session Lawrence laid down his ultimatum to the law makers You can be sure and the peo ple of Pennsylvania can be sure that I will not hesitate to use at the proper time and in the pro per full constitutional and moral powers that are open to me I will not for example ap prove any appropriations bills ex cept those necessary for our day today operations until the revenue measures are before me in sum total I will not accept estimates of See 2 Col 3 first was trial in June convicted and of 1957 but sentenced to die However the Supreme Court reversed that verdict when it ruled See 2 Col 2 Robertshaw Retires As President John A Robertshaw Greens burg retires today as president and chairman of the board of the RobertshawFulton Controls Co The Indiana RobertshawFulton Controls Co plant is one of the organizations headed by one of this areas leading industrialists Mr Robertshaw has held the top office in the firm since 1957 He worked up through the ranks of the firm founded in 1907 by his father Frederick The retiring chairman of the board began his industrial career in 1911 when he worked as a brass finisher and bench metallurgist in the firm then ITS HOT IN NEW YORK smile while wiping his brow in the 90pluS temperature of New York City On hand with Koslbv to open the Russian exhibition in the Coliseum are Mikhail Menshikov U S S R ambassador to the United States left and A N Manzhulo exhibition director See story on page 12 Are You Rated a Soft Touch The Better Business Bureau through the Indiana Chamber of Commerce has issued warn ingto property owners to beware of the fast talk ing operator who wants to clean your on hew roof apply aluminum or other type new siding to the houses or otherwise carry on repairs to chimney or porch Owners too busy and in too much of a hurry are often vic tims ef these confidence people Widows or elderly people are too readily fleeced by people who get their feet in the door The BBB says Sign no check for down payment unless you are absolutely sure you know the fellow with the fast sales pitch Sign no contracts or agreements for the same reason Patronize the local established firm doing the kind of work wanted If you are uncertain about the charac ter of work necessary have known and trusted friends ad vise This Is the time of the year when this kind of operator flour ishes Homer City is invaded by this kind of outfit They have shown up in White Township They are pretty well spotted in Indiana but they can usually find enough soft touches to stay around until the law begins to breathe down their necks and they fold up their ladders un like the Arabs and flee New Postmaster At Cherry Tree CHERRY TREE E Kenneth Oakes willbe installed as the act ing postmaster of Cherry Tree a the close of business today Veterans Mortgage Interest WASHINGTON AP President Eisenhower today signed legislation providing for 100 million dollars in direct loans for veterans housing and boosting interest rates on US Security LawStrlpped By Court WASHINGTON AP A new Supreme Court dictum on nation al security employe checks will have farreaching effects in pri vate industry but none on govern ment payrolls federal legal au thorities said today The court rejected as unauthor ized Monday the system under which some defense plant workers have lost their jobs government refused because the on security DR ROBEKT E McCLURE dies at W DPA Group Confirmed HARRISBURG The Sen the Btiirsville United Presbyter ian Church for 55 years This repate has confirmed the nomina resented the longest June a ministions of Maurice K Goddard ter of a United Presbyterian ever jorests and waters secretary and served in one church He is survived by his wife Mrs Dr Charles L Wilbar health sec Homer City Legion party tonite 58 midgets Early Bird 269x called House Service Utilities Man He succeeds John C Dunlap who ufacturing Company working of First avenue Pittsburgh It was I Announcement of the change there that the elder bV Congressman formed his own company producJohn p ing what today has proved to be a boon to modern Robi ertshaw thermostat The era of controlling gas heat for heating water was launched when Robert shaw successfully tested the gad get in his home In 1912 John Robertshaw left his fathers firm and worked for one year at the United States Steel Corporation in Homestead as a chemical analyst A year later he returned to his fathers company then the Robertshaw Manufactur ing worked as a See 1 grounds to clear them for access to secret information they needed Stripped of legal language these authorities described the situation as boiling down to this The Supreme Court said in ef fect Monday that everyone in this country has a builtin right to make a living in private employ ment without unreasonable gov ernmental interference Thus when an employe of a pri vate industry holding a defense contract is challenged on security ground by one of the governments defense agencies the agency must produce the accuser and give the his op portunity to crossexamine him Under outstanding court deci sions the government does not have to disclose the source of ad verse information about a chal lenged worker on the federal pay rolls holding a sensitive position veterans mortgages The loans will be made by the Veterans Administration to veter ans unable to obtain reasonable financing On home loans made through normal chan nels the Veterans Administration guarantees repayment The new law raises to 54 per cent the interest rate on direct and guaranteed loans Congress had favored a larger loan fund The House once ap proved 300 million dollars and the Senate 150 million but they scaled down the amount in the face of veto threats In signing the bill the President said in a statement that the old interest ceiling of 4 per cent was making guaranteed loans to vet erans less and less attractive to investors and causing private lending institutions to put their funds elsewhere Okinawa Site Hit 80 Hurt NAHA Okinawa pilotless U S Air Force jet Fighter hurtled into the corner of an Okinawan schoolhouse today then fiery fragments over a residential area The Air Force said 16 per sons were killed and 80 in jured in the crash at Ishi tcawa a city of inhabi tants 18 miles north of Naha All of the victims apparently were Okinawans Police said that 60 of the less seriously injured were schoolchildren playing near the school The blazing wreckage set fire to 30 houses Thousands rushed hysterically to the scene after a broadcast that 150 had been killed and 300 hurt The milling crowds hindred the removal of the injured to hospitals by military ambulances It was one of the worst military disasters since World War II on Okinawa biggest base in the Far East There were immediate political repercussions in Tokyo The Japanese Socialist party long critical of American administra tion of the former Japanese is land said it would bring the mat ter up in Parliament it Gen Robert W Burns com mander of the 5th Air Force ex pressed his deep personal sym pathy for the victims and their families He planned to fly to Ok inawa for a personal investigation See 2 Col 4 Miss Warner Accepts Post In Capital Miss Dorothy Warner has re signed as supervisor of special education in the Indiana County Longs Wife Asks In Alimony COVINGTON La iana Gov Earl K Longs troubles swelled today Kis wife filed a counter action for separation and asked a month in tempo rary alimony The 63yearold governor re leased only last Friday from a state mental hospital asked sep aration last week from his wife claiming defamation and abandon ment among other charges Mrs Longs petition filed in Family Court Monday night con ill that is with access to information1 ended lhe hved in fear of bodily See 2 Col 3 S H purchases Jewelry green Easy stamps terms harm after an outburst by hei husband late last month When informed of his wifes suit Long said he just wants a reason able proceeding He said it wes ridiculous for Elks 75 Party Wed Tue Wed tfx his wife to ask for a month on all I Rogers Schools Announcement of the resignation was made today by Indiana Coun ty Superintendent of Schools William Norman He said that Miss Warner has resigned to accept a position with the State Department of Public In struction in Harrisburg He said Miss Warner with the state department before com ing to Indiana County office eight and a half years ago The vacancy created by Miss Warners resignation will be filled by Mrs Sheldon Davis 98 Rex Indiana Mrs Davis has been supervisor of special class es in the county system The resignation is effective July 20 Its Now State Police Academy HARRISBURG AP A new law signed by Gov Lawrence Mon day changes the name of the Penn sylvania State Police Training School at Hershey to the Pennsyl vania State Police Academy Budget Hits Record Sams No Rich Uncle County Claim Bureau Sales XT c retary to the Interstate Commis Margaret McNaugher McClure and sion On the Potomac River Basin seven children j Senatt M 0 n d a y also con The deceased retired from his firmed appointments to boards of active ministry in 1946 He was assistance in these counties a graduate of Washington and Indiana Mrs Marcella StepTax Claim Bureau sales of proplgress Jeffersoa College with the Classhenson Marion Center v 1888 i James F Cook Homer City CORMIER AP Uncle Sam today winds up his 1959 fis cal year with the biggest peace time budget deficit on record The much if any below the budget There might even be a sizable 1960 appropriations but has showa message figure of surplus if the new economic boom a reluctance to vote spending exact amount of red ink wont be known for several weeks President Eisenhower forecast The Indiana County deficit of in his sioners announced today that the January budget message to Con In any event the deficit will be follows the course now foreseen more than twice as big as any previously recorded in peacetime The old peacetime high was in the fiscal year end ing June 10 1936 when govern ment spending was increased to by government economists Eisenhower asked Congress to authorize fiscal 1960 spending of He predicted rev enues of and a pre carious budget surplus of 70 mil offset the depression The alltimeilion dollars contingent on higher Funeral arrangements are Crawford Dallas H Edwards complete Ferguson Funeral Home Meadville Mrs Bette L Daven in Blairsville is in charge iport Meadville and Myron A complete obituary will appear Rhoades Conneaut Lake in tomorrows Indiana Evening Armstrong Gazette IKittanning H Budget Director Mauricejhigh deficit was about bilgasoline tax and postal rates 1956H Stans told a Senate committee lions in fiscal 1943 in the earlywhich Congress isnt likely to put 57 will be conducted Aug 10 week the figure may be seve The sale begins at 1 in thelral hundred million dollars lower days of World War II For President Eisenhower Indiana County Courthouse court A smaller deficit would mean cal 1959 brings the fourth deficit cedes that spending will exceed room that tax revenues have exceededin six years Persons with properties with dethe 68 billion dollars predicted in Thomas F Luce j linquent taxes may settle their ac1 January There is little count any time before the sale that spending will be chance The 1960 fiscal year which are expected to be high gins at midnight will almost sureer too shavedily produce a brighter picture Congress still is working on the plans much higher than Eisen howers blueprint The legislators however are balking at adminis tration requests for a higher fede ral gasoline tax to finance road building and for higher postal rates The whopping dCicit in fiscal 1959 compares with a 000 deficit a year ago Last years recession cut into fiscal 1959 rev enues More important aatireces sion spending programs a bigger the January forecast However defense budget an4 larger farm subsidy outlays boosted spending byabout nine billion dollars over fiscal 195S into effect f is The administration now cojv ;