Internet Payments

Secure & Reliable

Your data is encrypted and secure with us.
VeraSafe Security Seal

Indiana Evening Gazette Newspaper Archives

- Page 1

Join us for 7 days to view your results

Enter your details to get started

or Login

What will you discover?

  • 108,666,337 Obituaries
  • 86,129,063 Archives
  • Birth & Marriages
  • Arrests & legal notices
  • And so much more
Issue Date:
Pages Available: 16
Previous Edition:

About Indiana Evening Gazette

  • Publication Name: Indiana Evening Gazette
  • Location: Indiana, Pennsylvania
  • Pages Available: 339,213
  • Years Available: 1904 - 1981
Learn More About This Newspaper


  • 2.18+ Billion Articles and Growing Everyday!
  • More Than 400 Years of Papers. From 1607 to Today!
  • Articles Covering 50 U.S.States + 22 Other Countries
  • Powerful, Time Saving Search Features!
Explore Your Family History Now

View Sample Pages : Indiana Evening Gazette, May 02, 1961

Get Access to These Newspapers Plus 2.18+ Billion Other Articles

OCR Text

Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - May 2, 1961, Indiana, Pennsylvania TEDDY An Indiana Caiiftty Newspaper That Serves Every Member of the Family Money isnt every thing kit to some people Its a petty good Iranqttillzer Volume 220 EDITION Sixteen Indiana Pennsylvania Tuesday May 2 1961 Two Sections Seven WEATHER DELAYS US SPACE SHOT US S In Worse Than Iron Curtain See story below WASHINGTON AP The United States today de clared Cuba has become a member of the Communist bloc and accused Prime Min ister Fidel Castro of a rule even more Communist thani other Iron Curtain Under Castros proclamation that Cuba is a socialist state a statement said Castro is us in the same term that the Soviets and others use to describe them selves Furthermore Castro is going the Communists one the statement said by putting an offi cial end to elections in Cuba The other Red countries normally at least go through the form of hold ing elections even though the vot ers dont have a choice of candi daies The Cuban has but one choice namely to say at mass meet ing called by Castro the way Hit ler and Mussolini used mass ral lies for their version of showing the socalled will of the the statement said The average Cuban is in trou ble if he so much as shrugs his shoulders And the tragic part of this is he is in real trouble to be s Cub viet B May Days Sale Continues Here Stores In Indiana will be open until 9 tonight to allow dis trict shoppers to take advantage of the special May Days sale now going on This giant twoday sales event concludes at the close of regular store hours tomorrow About 65 merchants in Indiana arc cooperating by offering many items at lower prices NEW BANK PRESIDENT Thomas F Brubaker yesterday was elected president of the First National Bank in Indiana at a special meeting of the board of directors Brubaker who resides at 57 South Third Street was named to succeed Vance McCracken who recently resigned D R Tomb Indiana attorney was elected vice presi dent to succeed Brubaker thrown in jail or even put to death if he says First Drive In 18 Years Costly One RURAL VALLEY A man who told authorities he hadnt driven a car for 18 years yesterday plead By using the term Socialist i efQ charges hie stemmed from a onecar accident to describe Cuba under his Castro is going further than all the other Red countries because only the Soviet Union and Czecho slovakia term themselves Social ist republics in this stage of their avowed drive toward a Commu nist society the Statement said The statement was issued through the State Department by press officer Lincoln White Cuba Plans Foreign Priest Ouster By JACK BEST Canadian Press Correspondent HAVANA Minis ter Fidel Castro announced early today that foreign Roman Catho lic priests are to be expelled from Cuba and that Catholic and other private schools will be taken over by revolutionary government Only those priests who obtain express permission and are not considered to be counterrevolu tionary will be allowed to stay Castro said in an address to a May Day rally The speech lasted hours and was delivered in Havanas Plaza de la Republica where Cas tro had spent 14 hours viewing a mammoth parade The governments decision to throw out foreign priests will cripple the Catholic Church here Only about onethird of the coun trys 750 priests are Cubanborn A high percentage are Spanish Forty are from Canada members of the Foreign Missions ot Montreal near here Saturday Ivan Carpenter of Chicora But ler County appeared before Jus tice of the Peace Lisle James Rural Valley and pleaded guilty to these charges Driving an automobile without the permission of the owner driv ing car without a drivers lic ense failure to display a registra tion plate misrepresentation of an automobile drivers license and drunk and disorderly conduct The charges grew out of an ac cident Carpenter experienced Sat urday night on the Bryan Road He told police his car ran off the highway and hit a clump of trees He added that it was the first time in 18 years that he had driven a car Carpenter was ordered to pay a fine and costs totaling on the drunk and disorderly charge and was told he would receive sentence on the motor vehicle violations via the mail New Castle Area Crash Kills Youth NEW CASTLE twocar crash two Pa miles north President InNTest Ban Talks WASHINGTON Pres ident confers again today with his tap strategy advisers the Nation al Security Council The meeting fifth in 11 days of interna tional to focus on a nuclear test ban In the next few days Kennedy and his aides are expected to de cide whether there is any use try ing to get the Soviet Union to go along with a test ban The deepening crisis in Laos brought out a reinforced security council meeting Monday with Kennedy There was no announcement any decisions that may have been reached The full roster of who attended was withheld Secretary of State Dean Rusk and Secretary of Treasury Doug las Dillon left the White House by a side door silent about what had gone on during the twohour meeting Among the outside experts on hand were United Nations Am bassador Adlai E Stevenson Dil lon Undersecretary of State Ches ter Bowles and the armed forces secretaries SPACE PILOT HELPED INTO CAPSULENavy Cmdr Alan B Shepard selected today as pilot of Americas first manned flight attempt is helped into a Mercury capsule during recent flight simu lation test Todays effort to send Shepard into space in the capsule was postponed because of bad NASA Photo via AP Wirephoto Shepard Chosen For First US Try At Space Trip By HOWARD BENEDICT CAPE CANAVERAL Fla weather forced jostponement today of Americas first maninspace shot and the chosen astronaut Alan B Shepard must wait at least 48 hours before he takes his rocket ride into the and the history books Announcement that Shepard lean muscular 37year old Navy commander had been chosen for the daring ad venture came simultaneously with a report that unfavorable weather had spoiled a try this morning to launch him 115 miles into space aboard a Redstone rocket The backup astronaut to take Shepards place in the Project Mercury space capsule if lie is unable to go the time comes is John H Glenn 30 Marine lieutenant colonel Shepard had donned his pres sure suit and sat in a hangar at the missile test sweating out the moment when he would be called to embark on the most thrilling voyage ever taken by an American Observers reported that he sat quilely outwardly calm and ea ger to be the man who would challenge the Soviet feat of blast ing a man into the weightless void beyond the atmosphere of the earth In the coming 48 hours physi cians will keep Shepard under constant surveillance to see1 how he bears1 up under the mounting tension A physical or psycholog ical disorder would sideline him in favor of Glenn who also will remain underobservation in the See 2 Col 1 Aerial Pirate Forces US Airliner To Cuba ii ciai lea an iiiiciauoii d White House news secretary PiMonday and forced it to fly to Cuba li j rvaeoovirT erre Salinger had said in advance that Kennedy and the NSC would discuss nuclear test talks as well as Laos But apparently Laos crowded the nuclear test ban out of the agenda Salinger said later the item didnt come up That left as the only topic Laos where efforts to work out a cease fire between Communistbacked rebels and the proWestern gov ernment have producd little but talk maneuvering and worry The United States has been carefully measuring the risks of directly intervening with its allies in Laos against the risks of not intervening While seven frightened passengers sat frozen to their seats the selfproclaimed El Pirata Cofresi told the pilot that Rafael Trujillo Domincan Republic strongman had of fered him blood money to assassinate Fidel Castro Portersville Monday killed Robert Reisker 20 of New Wilmington State police said a car driven by Reisker struck the rear of an auto driven by Albert A Messner 68 of Pittsburgh on Route 19 The Reisker car then crashed into an embankment and Reisker was thrown to the pavement and run over by his auto before it struck a guard rail British Club Fire Claims 19 Lives BOLTON England AP flash fire swept through a A fifth floor jazz and drinking club early today causing the deaths of 11 men and 8 women all in their late teens or early 20s There were 24 persons Society a passenger in the car driven Reisker was treated at Jameson Pvita narmu Memorial Hospital here for brush Homer Legion party tonite 220x burns Messner escaped injury in the hall only By RAYMOND J CROWLEY MIAMI Fla AP An aerial pirate armed with a steak knife and pistol and flaunting the name of an oldtime buccaneer hijacked an American airliner over Florida on But he had no intention of car rying out the mission he said because he considered Castro a good guy and wanted to spill the beans to him When the shanghaied twoen gine National Airlines plane land ed at an airport near Havana Castro militiamen hustled the man away to an uncertain Then the plane was permitted to return to Florida The FBI and other government agencies pressed an investigation today to determine the real name of Cofresi and exactly what he France Australia England Neth was up to erlands Germany and Japan El Pirata Cofresi means aired views ocan wave sPec itra a phenomenon important to See US 2 Col 2 ship designers Oceanic Sciences Meeting Opens EASTON Md from all over the world are meet ing here to discuss oceanic sci ences under the auspices of the National Academy of Sciences and the U S Hydrographic Of fice The 75 the Indiana RD Boy Saved From Stream An Indiana 2 boy was rushed to Indiana Hospital for emergency treatment yesterday after tumbling Into a rainswol len stream near his home Indiana Hospital authorities to day list the condition of Ricky Fleming threeyearold son of Mr and Mrs Harold Fleming as satisfactory The youngster and a brother were reportedly playing near the stream when Ricky fell into the water His brother ran to the Fleming home for help and Mr Fleming pulled the small boy out of the water The emergency squad of the Indiana Volunteer Fire Depart ment was summoned to the scene and then rushed the Fleming boy to the hospital US Jobless Total Down During April BULLETIN WASHINGTON AP Unem ployment fell by in April the government reported today but officials said the decline was wholly seasonal The report showed that the idle total dropped to from in March Employment rose by less than expected It moved from in March to in April The Labor Department ex plained that the reason unemploy ment dropped by more than the increase in employment was that the total work force declined by An important factor in the Apr job report was that while non farm employment rose by the amount seasonally expected farm employment which should have risen by about remained almost unchanged This in turn was due to ex tremely wet conditions in many agricultural areas The report came on the heels of a decision by President Ken nedys labormanagement advis ers to map out recommendations to increase production and con sumer demand while curbing in tolerable unemployment Sqys Therell Be No More Castro Announces Cuba Firmly With Reds As Socialist Nation Inside The Gazette PETER EPSON The growing problems of the United Nations are discussed by Peter Edson in his column on page 6 LAURA kAMAR Laura Lamar defeats Indiana to lead the TriCounty League play See sports pages 10 and 11 Other Features By NEIL GILBRIDE jwill do without them KEY WEST Fla Calling priests the today sphere wh r Castro announced od that church to aid the if lames and survived svith minor ivtij burns Nine others jumped out of Minister Fidel Castro windows to the little River deep onto the Five were killed on the banks of international bhdl rlhert The a Socialist Viremen found 14 badlv elections and doping harshmen will be expelled from Cuba riiemen louna u badly burned new restrictions on the Roman nly abou bodies inside the charred clubCatholic Church 750 priests Now everything the govern Kennedy had better get rid of I f VUj IWllVl I Ul v UJ14 lllb A11U lull A exploiters ment does or can do has one sole that hate that phobia against our substation report the apprehension fll IirtH IdtlH avfiliiotim i mti yi i ALAN B SHEPARD JR first US astronaut i Mark Life Shfcpard CAPE CANAVERAL Fla AP Alan Dartlett Shepard 37 chosen today to be the first American to ride a rocket into space life has been a series of challenges Asked recently why he volun teered for the hazardous mission the Navy commander said the flight is obviously a challenge and I feel that the more severe chal lenge will occur on the first flight I signed up to accept this chal His wife Louise once said that if Alan couldnt find a challenge he would create one He became impatient while tak ing Navy flight training and went to a civilian flight school in his spare time to get his private li cense He loves waterskiing First ha used two skies then one Later he started hunting for a boat that would pull him fast enough to ski on his bare feet Shepard finds challenges whera other men might find pnly chores In his wifes words He is al ways reading technical manuals and the big policytype journals the kind the admirals and gener als say should be Other men his age drive sedans Shepard drives a highpowered white sports car fitted with racing tires One of his fellow astronauts Marine Lt Col John H Glenn had a weight problem and began running two miles every morning to keep in trim Shepard whose 5footJl frame weighs a slender 160 pounds watched Glenn disci plining himself for a apparently saw a challenge took up road work too See 2 Col 3 Apprehend Store Thief State Police from the Indiana pro schools will be nationalized ruling j few days and foreignborn clergy in a one are Cubans Cubas purpose which its class its is Castro said in a jhour speech that lasted into the ii The crowd broke into the Cuban early morning and left volutiona MIIU leu nim revolutionary song We Castro wearing a uniform a Castro said If Mr Kennedy beret and a pistol at his waist uw t v Cl m I1IS WttlpL Most not like socialism we dontispoke after watching for 14 hours r1 ill i i i Q under co tro f a IT JWc nd IWne We dont likeias legions of laborers peasants Pedro Gonzales 23 the demon He said Cuba has asjathletes and some heavy man said the club pianist wnellediSSasSS Castro inS T to a Socialist equipment moved past him cneir dssenl wnen taslro identified as priests andstate 90 miles from the coast The aggressive policy of the tamp 12 Buolness Mirror 13 1415 Abby Editorial OoupJtal 6 15 Societf ismoke and shouted an alarm I LoUed over to the door went one flgh t of said Gonzales I n u S s to its United States can cause a world iwar that can cost the lives of As tens of millions of he Indiana Lions meet Hills Fun eral Home Wednesday 7 to iou pay respect to Joe Hamilton 220xL WEATHER Variable cloudiness and cool today and tonight Scattered frost tonight Wednesday partly cloudy with Jiltle temperature change Extra special for May Day Wed nesday entire stock of PF boys and girls tennis shoes off Chil drens Shop 220xC blaming the United States for fosias the United States does the illfated April 17 attackform of government s regime Castro warned Why do they fear us not even discuss that that cities are in danger of Khrushchev said this shows subject said Castro whose audibecoming another I have no faith in their own ence was estimated by Havana He said churches will be al television commentators at three lowed to remain open SOIVn Se t was American nations tastro ended by waving tored m Key West 90 miles from May Day because workers who which followed the United States arms and shouting Long Thp A M ued t0 txpress ther tolead in severing diplomatic relalthe Cuban working class ine multitude screamed who were completely deartions with Cuba and vilified Presjlive the brother countries of of a person responsible for breaking in of Loblaws Super Marf ket early Saturday morning It required just 48 hours for tha State Police to apprehend William Dodge Embry 24 640 Spring Indiana Embry was apprehended at his home yesterday at 10 and af ter pleading guilty before justicf of the peace A M Cox was con fined to the Indiana County to await further court action According to the police Embry j We do not endanger the lives jot a single American It is they Castro said Castro used the word traitors to who are playing at war describe Latin American nations Castro ended by his live no when Castro asked Do you to need elections He said their interests no longer submit to those trials havejident Kennedy who jburned in effigy and hid it in the woods nest Shirts irons razors canned goods were included in frcwn fchi earlier w as land or death St Anthony Center ;