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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - May 26, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania Att Indiana County Newtpaper That Ser Every Member of the Family i Is where a mMireati do he If he doesflt tot v 240 EDITION Indiana Pennsylvania Tuesday May 26 1959 i Full Slate Of Aides LEVELED BY GAS A lone fireman plays water 6n remains 5f four homes that were leveled by a gas explosion at New Brighton yesterday Six persons were injured when an over gas line exploded Fire companies from five near by communities fought the blaze after the blast Ap Buchanan GoSponsors Goal Roa McMahon First President Of Indiana County Chest Damaged As Car Hits fosf A glancing blow by the Ttront bumper of a car knocked down a supporting pole from un der the porch over the entrance of the Moore Hotel in Indiana yesterday The porch hung dangerously ov er the sidewalk supported by only the one remaining post until work men could support it with jacks poles Indiana Borough Police said the operator of the car was Mrs Dai sy Miller 540 Maple St pulling out of a parking space when the accident occurred Damage to the car was esti mated at The Incident occurred about pm Monday Indiana Borough Police report o cars collided about at the intersectionjof North Fourth and Chestnut Streets According to the police a car operated by Glenn Wolfe 69 1273 Church traveling south on Fourth apparently made a right turn after signalling a left turn causing a collision with a car following behind that attempt ed to pass on the right Police said th4 operator of the second car was Kenneth E Cald well 19 Ernest Damage to each car was es timated at the bill that would provide funds for developing coal as a roadbed ma terial will be introduced in the State House of Representa tives the Gazette learned today One of the sponsors of the bill is Rep William G Buch anan The measure according to Buchanan would provide an appropriation tothe Department of Mines and Mineral In dustries for use in the research and development of coal as a roadbed well as for other purposes The bill Buchanan stated does not specify the amount of the ap propriation It is still in the blank check a figure will be determined when it is learned how much the Department will need for the research program Buchanan lauded thebill and cited it as another step to aid the ill coal industry coal can be used success fully for roadbuilding it would mean much to the coal industry miners and the economy of In diana County For too many years coal re search has not been given proper he said in Harrisburg I am very happy to have a part in putting greater emphasis on coal Other sponsors of the bill Clu4e Representatives Harris G Breth Clearfield County Anthony J Petrosky Westmoreland Coun ty and Albert W Johnston Mc Kean County Crop In USA WASHINGTON More babies were born the first ttaee months of this year than in any other first quarter Reportingthis today the Nation al Office of Vital Statistics esti matedthere were regis tered live jn the first That was per cent the previous first quarter record set in 1957 ft ejcpeeded the 1958 count by 2J4 per cent The monthly report noted that the high birth rate figure repre sented conceptions during the AprilJune 1958 span of thfe busk ness recession said civilian un employment during that averaged per cent Clymer Woman Found Dead Mrs Sarah Qreer M State Street was found dead in er home early this morning Mrs Greer apparently died sometime early in the morning She was discovered by a neighbor who had gone to the Greer home to visit with the Plan to attend Car Drawing at Fair View Friday evening May period Graduates Double Green Stamps on all Radios Hawks 530 Plan to attend Car Drawing at Phila Indiana 241xi Fair View Friday evening May i 29th 242x Free 50 gals Gas See our large ad in todays paper McGill Motors Inc 240242X Cemetery Lights Johns Jewelry and Gift Shop 716 Phila St 240x Inside The Gazette JOHN FOSTER Bruce Biossat writes today Concerning John Foster Dulles See his column on editorial page 6 LITTLE INDIANS Indiana won their tricounty league game yester day See spprts pages 18 and 19 Wher Feafures MUrror soi tt 6 t Society SporU TVKkdio 14 World 1 Homer City Legion party tonite aver 300 Early Bird Variable warm and humid tonight and Wednesday and scattered powers and thundershowers Low toxiigbt 60 to 65 ifign Wednesday 84 to 89 Officers of the newly form ed Indiana County United Fund were elected and install evening in Leonard Hall on the Indiana State Teachers College campus Joe McMahon a former president of the Indiana Com munity Chest was elected first head of the united ap peal Wally Barr of Blairsville is first vice president Pat Hallow Homer City is sec oftd vice p r e s i den t and Stewart Robinson Saltsburg is third vice president Vance McCracken Indiana was elected secretarytreasurer In addition to the five officers ten directors were appointed to the county United Fund executive committee These include N S Falk Hoover Indiana District 50 Unit ed Mine Workers of America rep resentative R CHumphrey Blairsville Grover R Keating Commodore Melvin Martin Salts burg George Mottey Clymer District 2 United Mine Workers of Amer ica representative Mrs James Indiana Daniel G Reiber Indiana W Parker Ruddock In diana and K C Sink Indiana Following the election of offi cers last evening reports were heard from various committees Pat Hallow chairman of the Admissions Committee reported that a majority of the county or ganizations have indicated awill ingness to participate in the coun ty United Fund He added that health and welfare agencies will be contacted inviting them to join in the countywide united appeal Clare McCreary Saltsburg chairman of the Administration and Personnel Committee report ed the Rochester and Pittsburgh Coal Company was making office space available to the county Unit ed Fund without cost in a build See 2 Col 3 Exemption On Food Gov Lawrence today endorsed a new House Ways Means Commit tee plan restoring the 50cent ex emption from the 3V2 per cent sales tax on restaurant meals j GUNMAN CARRIED Windsor 68 is careied fcoift his yesterdijy after holding officers for two hours iri a gUtt battle one rnari and held lour others hostage before being cut down by machine gun fire AP Wirephoto t Dulles Body Lies In V By GEOBTREY GOULD WASHINGTON Foster Dulles body was Drought to lie in state today in a quiet vaulted chapel of imposing Washington National f Just at noon the sky gray above ahearsecarrying the lagdraped casket arrived at the chapel entrance Six servicemen carried the casket through a chapel door whirVl avo iirnwla Woir nt above which are enscribed the words The Way of Peace Mourning members of Dulles family followed the casket into flowerdecked Bethlehem chape for a private few moments In the where Dulles Big Ed Walsh ExPitcher Dies POMPANO BEACH Fla AP Chicago White Sox pitching star Edward A Big Ed Walsh 78 died Tuesday of cancer Walsh received the last rites of the Roman Catholic Church Mon day when he started to lapse into a coma He did n6t regain con sciousnesg Walsh had been a bed patient for more than a year Until recently he had been able to talk with visitors at the private home where he had staying S H i purchases We felt extension of the taxjjevvejryt down to meals costing more than 1Q cents was hitting a lot of peo ple in the lower income brack Lawrence told his weekly news conference He said putting the exemption back at 50 cents would cost the commonwealth 14 million dollars a biennium in lost revenue However he said the lost reve nue could be made up by any number of bills now before the House It the Legislature passes the green Easy stamps terms on all Rogers tfx body will lie on public view for 24 hours are plaques commemorat ing other high personages who were buried from the cathedral including secretary of state Cordell Hull Dulles casket was placed in the center of the chapel between 10 marble1 columns roped off with red velvet Around the walls were floral wreaths On the left side of the chapel was a small wreath of ivy from Princeton Universitys Nas sau Hall with a trailing orange and black ribbon the school colors Dulles was graduated from See 2 Col 6 See 2 Col Coalport Boy Dies In Blaze nineyear old boy burned to death and three members of his family were injured last night when fire destroyed their frame home in Lyleville a little community near Coalport in Clearfield County The body of Calvin Greg ory was found in the ruins this morning Admitted to Spangler Hos pital with extensive burns were his father Jesse ab6ut 50 and a sister Rebecca 6 Another Gregory child 11 was injured but not hospital ized when he leaped from a porch roof r The family was asleep when fire broke out in their home The blaze was discovered by Mrs Gregory who told firemen she was awaken ed by She husband and four five children who were at Calvin apparent ly burned to death before he could escape the flames Mr Gregory was burned in res cue efjorts and isMn fair condition Hospital Rebecca being treated for the hospital Fdemen from Coalport and Ir vona were summoned to the scene but were unable to extinguish the flames Calvin was missing after fire destroyed the house His body wasnt found until early this morn ing Firemen listed no cause for the blaze but said it may have been started by defective wiring Extra Memorial Day Pike Patrol HARRISBURG AP The Pennsylvania Turnpike will be pa troled by extra state police details over the Memorial Day weekend when traffic is expected to hit peak proportions The Turnpike Commission said that the Turnpike detail and other state police will forego leaves andvaoations to work ex tra shifts during the period Gov Lawrence today endorsed the plan to step up patrols over the holiday weekend adding We hope all drivers out of concern for their own safety as well as that of their loved ones will obey the law Those who do not can expect to be Elks 75 Party Wed Tue Wed tfe Request Made Of Herter Urges Berlin Constitution To Unite City Under Settlement By ARTHUR GAVSHON Earlier Gromyko and Lloyd Herter declared that Soviet ac GENEVA AP With secret who represented the West in 1948 broke up fourpower Big Four talks on Germany schedlthat on Friday when the confer control of Berlin and divided the uled to start Friday Secreence resumes it will go into pricity This violated wartime and tary of State Christian A Herter urged the Soviet Union today to vate sessions postwar Allied agreements he Recess Steel TO IKS FQF Mreek the Soviet Union today to The private meetings are desaid but did not remove the So M i negotiate a Berlin settlementsigned to permit more serious 0eviet obligation to work with the Nfcw YORK APKSteel nego which would unite that dividedigotiation on Berlin an4 possibly Unifed States Britain and France tmtors met for two hours today city under its own constitution Ion a summit conference Jin treating Berlin as a united city for a week I pending German unification j Hertw spelled out devils of the The Soviet Union Herter said without disclosing what Diplomatic informants said HerBerlin proposal previously prehas no right whatever to treat it any they had made toward a ter spoke at the outset of todays sen ted as part of the WesternBerlin as a part of East Germany new steel contract brief session of the fourpower package for German and it cannot by any move of its wewsmejj were unable to learn foreign ministers conference in European security and disarma the status of negotiations now at advance of his departure for ment Gromyko has already re the midpoint Qf time left beWashington with the British and fore the present contract expires French ministers to attend the fu Bargaining fcas All Three i x i X Moderates Retained LIOTLE ROCK Ark AP E Faubus met major defeat Monday in Little Rocks integration feud with the recall of three se jregationists from the school aoard Faubus had put himself squarely behind the segrega tionists in the recall election which sprung from an upris ing of a group of citizens over the firing of 44 teachers All three of them were defeat ed including the boards president Ed I McKinley who was ousted by a vote of to At the same time the three mod erates who said they prefer some integration to no schools won a vote of confidence by retaining their seats It is now up to the Pulaski bounty Board of Education to fill the vacancies The five members all political unknowns here have kept their own counsel as to their plans Faubus twice went on television in the closing days of the bitter campaign to plead for retention of the segregationists He called he controversy over firing of the teachers a smokescreen for inte gration The governor urged the ouster of the three moderate members Their supporters had started the recall movement The moderates walked out of a May 5 when the segregationists tether purge Two days later a group of bus iness and professional men organ ized a movement to stop the teach er pledged them recall the three segrega See AllPage 2 Col 7 Settle Brief Strike At Pgh Papers PITTSBURGH AP Pitts jurghs three daily newspapers were publishing again today fol owing settlement of a brief strike truck The settlement was announced Monday by Federal Conciliator Seorge Woomer following a one lour meeting with the publishers of the PostGazette SunTelegraph and and representatives of Local 211 Newspaper Magazine and Film Delivery Drivers Help ers and Handlers The SunTelegraph and the Press were on the streets a short while later with late afternoon edi tions A few hours later the Post Gazette was out with its first morning edition The strike began Saturday cut ting off delivery of the Sunday editions of the Press and SunTele graph The principal issue in the strike was a dispute Between the union and the SunTelegraph over a pen sion fund and the employment of a union steward The truck driv ers whose old contract expired April 1 also had rejected a 10 wage package Their basic hourly wage rate under the old pact was Local 211 President Theodore Cozza said we have come to an understanding in our dispute and we will resume negotiations nex Grand Jury Meets June I jected the Western plan by any own impair the rights of the West ern powers in maintaining their forces in West Berlin and using Herter noted the connection beaccess routes to it on aeral of Foster Dulles tween the Bealin proposal and thej Herter spoke amid indications three weeJss wift a few The Soviet Union was representpackage but did not stress it that rival ideas for a stopgap solu Next weftQiy talks reed at the session by Valerian ZorWestern officials have said they tion in Berlin may be taking will be jvjsi four weeks from in because Soviet Foreign Minisrecognize they may have to makeshape the end of tfce contractsnd a tejAndrei Gromyko already had an interim arrangement for Ber rVhCCirhltt tuf steel j taken off for Washington outside the package The Soviet Union and the West See 2 Col 1 Indiana County District Attorney J Murray Buterbaugh released to day the list of cases to be con sidered by the grand jury begin ning Monday June 1 at John Pierce Rossiter and John C Pearce Glep Campbell RD 1 each face seperate counts of op erating a motor vehicle after the suspension of their operating privi lege James Barry Rochester Mills RD 1 has three counts of receiv ing stolen property Also listed for grand jury action is a larceny of growing property charge against John Glen Campbell The last case on the grand jury an involuntary manslaughter j charge against Rufus L jton Pa ;