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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - November 9, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania TEDDY An Indiana County Newspaper That Serves Every Member of the Family Only a dttmb person wlfl gttiw the age 01 a woman correctly after she reaches 30 City EDITION Volume 74 Sixteen Pages Indiana Pennsylvania Monday November 9 1959 Two Sections Seven URGES NEHRUBORDER TALKS Oil Tanker Blaze Claims 8th Life Today 25 Injured Posed Threat To City By JIM BOWMAN HOUSTON Tex he tanker Amoco Virginia its plates buckled and ripped by fire and explosion Sun day claimed an eighth victim today when city fireman D H Chandler drowned aboard the ship Twentyfive person Buffered injury The fire aboard the tanker threatened the heart of the nations largest oil refining and center for 19 hours Sunday The vessels captain R R Combs and six of the 40 crew members perished Chandler 28 apparently stepped into a hole in a submerged por tion of the ship Investigators climbed over the buckled plates in search of clues as to the cause of the fire probing the destroyed hulk the FBI Coast Guard the Oil and Hess Ter minal where the ship is tied up No one except the investigators was permitted to enter the ter minal area today Lt Cmdr Evans Port Houston Coast Guard captain said gasoline fumes from the ship still pose a threat Ship channel traffic between port Houston and Baytown 25 miles to the east remained closed wAbout eight ships were ready to sail from Port Houston Nine in coming vessels had dropped an chor in Galveston Bay while waitj ing for the 50mile channel to be reopened The fire broke out less than four hours before the American Oil tanker was to See 5 Col S No Gazette On Wednesday The Indiana Evening Gazette will not publish on Wednesday of this week in observance of Vet erans Day The newspaper will resume publication on Thursday BURNING of the Captain Crotty fireboat at the Houston Texas pour water onto the burning tanker Amoco Virginia The tanker is aground in the Houston Ship Channel after catching fire shortly after midnight Saturday The first burst out furiously again after a fourth explosion at a m yesterday morning AP Wirephoto Miners Called Back To Work UNIONTOWN Pa coal miners in Southwestern Pennsylvania returned to work to day as an aftermath to a Supreme vCourt order sending striking steel workers back to work for 80 days Another miners are ex pected to resume work tomorrow Most of the miners were laid off at various stages of the record 116dayold nationwide steel strike Resuming operations today were the three Robena mines and the Collier Mine of U S Steel Corp and the Clyde and Banning mines Republic Steel Corp The mines Ware in Fayette County U S Steels Bridgeport Max well Karen and Leisenring mines Jones Laughlin Steel Vesta and Shannopln mines ant Crucible Steel Crucible mine are expected to reopen to morrow These mines are in Fay ette and Greene counties Tliii Nemacolin mine of Youngs town Sheet and Tube Co and the Coal and Coke mine a expect to resume ful operations later this week 7 Die In Crash Of Trucks Auto D1XON 111 AP Police re ported seven persons were killet today in a collision of three traile trucks and a passenger car o Rout 30 southeast of here The auto and two of the truck burned Five of the dead were take from the auto One truck drive died in his cab Another body wa found along the highway There was no immediate expla nation of bow the accident oc cur red Eyewitness leport On Ship Blaze By WHITNEY SAYWER HOUSTON Tex AP They ere in the water screaming for elp the flames were drifting own on them No one would go o help them So I thought What lothes Phil a student mortician and former junior Olympic swim mer from Lafayette pointed o the stern of the blackened antyer I was the second ambulance driver here They were jumping If the stern right there into the Homer City Rifle Club party to faight 74xH Senator Langer Dies In Sleep By GEOFFREY GOULD WASHINGTON William Wild Bill Langer a colorful political maverick both as governor and Limited State Legislature Suggested HARRISBURG AP Biparti san support grew today for a plar to limit future sessions of the Leg islature to three months Republican legislative leaders eyeing the advent of annual sesj sions in 1960 came up with the idea Sunday night to preclude such legislative marathons as the month session in 195556 and the current one now in its llth month The GOP leaders met to iron out party policy for the coming legislative week The lawmakers go back into session this after noon the House at p and the Senate at 3 p m Rep Stephen McCann Demo cratic floor Immediately endorsed the jdea with one qual ification he said should be slackened somewhat every fourth year when a new governor takes office Berger said he would offer in the next week a Constitutional amendment to carry out the limi tation If approved in session and again next year the question would go to the voters in the 1960 general election This would put a definite lim itation on the length of a legis lative session something we fee the people want in Pennsylvania and still provide sufficient time to complete our legislative Berger told a newsman Berger said he was amenable to McCanns suggestion of provid See 5 Col 2 In Steel Big Producers Edge Towards 1st Shipments By JOHN MOODY PITTSBURGH producers edged the first small shipments of finished steel into delivery pipelines to days after an 80day TaftHartley Injunction halt ed the longest strike in steel industry history The early of what was left be hind when the 116day strike little to cus tomers already hurt by shortages It still will be weeks be fore newly produced steel moves in significant amounts Union Heads Got No Pay During Strike Thousands of the halfmillion strikers were called back to work j over the weekend Thousands more expected recalls early this week Steel firms were reluctant to state occurred too fast Most big companies began heat ing ironmaking blast furnaces and steelmaking open hearths 24 hours after mill gates swung PITTSBURGH AP Top of ficials of the United Steelworkers Some expected to get iron from Union received no pay during the To Settle Border Dispute LONDON Chou Enlal of Red China has proposed that he and Prime Minister Nehru of India meet quickly to settle their border trouble In the meantime said Chou their armed forces each should pull back 12 miles from disputed A note to Nehru as broadcast by Peiping radio said the peo ples of our two countries desire that we act promptly Unless a solution is found td the border dispute clashes which both sides do not want to see may again oc cur in the the note said Chou gave an unusually prompt reply to a stiff note India sent to Peiping only last Wednesday again accusing Red China of aggression The reply also answered a letter Nehru sent him Sept 26 The Red Chinese Premier said Indias latest note adopts an at titude which is extremely harm ful to the friendly relations be tween the two countries and is in no way helpful to a settle last furnaces yet today 116day strike Throughout the industry there was a gigantic effort to get all acilities producing as quickly as jossible closed jecause of steel shortages Hague pressed fair speedy deliveries Producer could count on only 80days of operations If the labor unsettled when the in junction expires Jan 26 workers could renew the strike i The Supreme Court figur tivft jpersonnel atively struck the match that re kindled mill furances The court by an 81 vote Saturday j upheld the injunction that had been stayed more than two weeks by United Steelworkers appeals Secretary of Labor James P Mitchellin a television appear ance Sunday said it will be up to Congress to keep the mills oper ating beyond Jan 26 if a labor agreement still is beyond reach Mitchell said President Eisen hower would be readypromptly with recommendations to the law makers if the strike is He refused to hint what the rec ommendations might be There was no indication that David J McDonald president who is paid a year lost than in his paycheck It cost Vice President Howard and SecretaryTreasurer Abel about each They each are paid annual Also off the payroll were 29 trict directors paid The Chinese government pro poses that in order to discuss further the boundary question and other questions in the relations be tween the two countries the prime ministers of the two countries hold talks in the immediate If a site for the proposed meet ing was mentioned it was not im mediately disclosed Chou again denied that a clash either the industry or the union was in a mood to make major concessions No negotiations were See 5 Col I eachi and a host of administrain the Ladakh area ofKashmir live personnel Oct 21 in which nine Indian tto McDonald and hS staff were ceived an4 expense during therjstrike Striking Bteelworkers for fee most part had to rely ontheir bank accounts to see them through the strike In most statesSteelworkers were not eligible for unemploy ment However New York and Rhode Island paid out unemployment compensation The international union makes no provisions for strike relief funds Some locals purchased food with their own funds and distrib uted it to In extreme hardship cases some locals made loans for pay ment of urgent bills The money will have to be repaid later This aid varied from local to local Indian was within Chinese the area south of Koi Chotl proposed that draw both along the frontier of disputed Ladakh in Kashmir and along the border of Indias North east Frontier Agency miles to the east where earlier clashes occurred i Chous note was delivered Sun Mm at 73 mbulance driver said he pulled hree from the water at the He spent 45 turbulent years in politics the last 19 of them in the Senate tern of the tanker Amoco VirLariger died in his sleep of heart failure Sunday at his med sten P home He had been ailing since his wife Lydia died of Still shivering in his damp cancer Aug 4 He recently spent three weeks in a hospital with pneumonia Apprehend Man Carrying Deer Donald L Davis 34 Wayne water One man was screaming i Micn pajd a fine and costs today that he couldnt swim There were a whole bunch of for transporting deer out of state The Michigan man was people here but they couldnt do hended M on a road check on Route 422 by local game pro 1 drove in and xi them The water was icy t was he shivered There were flames on the lectors A J Zaycosky Pennsylvania water up he said pointing Game Protector located in Indi Mf r JJ amidships and they were drift ng down here I swam around ana said today Davis was oper ating a car in which were parts and yanked them in one at deer Wiled in the i time One man was burned over a See Page 5 Col 4 vicinity of Blair County Inside The Gazette WHAT IS A great variety in the life of a teacher is featured in What Is a Teacher on editorial page J BIG INDIANS Indiana State Teachers College was dumped by Geneva Col lege Read the details on sports pages 10 and Other Features M 12IS U EdlloriM Society IS S 4 WEATHER FORECASTr Langer steered a safe course through many a political whirl wind In 1934 he easily won nom ination for reelection as governor of North Dakota although he was under a federal indictment for conspiracy Eventually he was ac quitted Only last year he won reelection making a single cam paign spite of the op wsition of his own state Republi can organization In the Senate Langer voted against the Eisenhower adminis tration more often than with it opposed Eisenhowers foreign policy Anything proposed by Sec retary pf Agriculture Ezra Taft Benson was almost sure to bring Langers opposition Langer was an orator of the old school who emphasized his words with windmill gestures and much banging on the desk His trade mark was a cigar forever clamped in his mouth He never lit one His sense of humor could be dis concerting Once while Sen Homer Capehart RInd was making a Senate speech Langer lounged in a chair in front of him He began plucking cigars from Capeharts breast pocket The struggle was inequal Cape hart lost the tjreat of his speech and finally just sat down jl See Sen 5 Col TV Radio 11 Theater worw D j wisjj to thank my many fnends all over the county both Republi Party Tonight Catholic Center 74 11 Mostly sunny today and Tuesday A little warmer Tuesday Fair and cold tonight Low tonight 25 to 32 can and Democrat who so loyally supported me at the recent elec tion Ronald A Johnston 74 GETTING BEADY TO PRODUCE Yuash wearing protective clothing holds a gas rod at the bottom of a blast furnace at Edgar Thomson Works of U S Steel Corp in Braddock Hes burning a hole through section of furnace which had been sealed U S Steel hopes to be producing pig iron from this furnace within 78 hows iAP Photo to Nehru in New DelhL There was mo See To SettlePage 5 CoL S Home Souths Sentenced For Damages Three youths from the Home area were given a suspended sen tence today before Judge Edwin M Clark for damages they caused in breaking windows and burning a school bus stop shelter Howard Eugene Van Horn 19 Richard Joseph Beresnyak 17 and James Harry Schreckengost 17 all pleaded guilty today to firing a school bus stop shelter belonging to the South Mahoning School Board to breaking windows ia the old Ox Hill School House and breaking a window in a school bus Their suspended sentence was given on condition they pay the costs of prosecution a fine of each submit their drivers license to the court for one mouth wake restitution of the damaged prop erty and be home every night by dark unless accompanied by their parents In other court action Wilbur Ray Dias Homer City RD 1 pleaded guilty today to operadng a motor vehicle after suspension of his operating privileges Dias was ordered to pay the costs of prosecution a fine of and be confined to the Allegheny County Worhouse for 30 days William T Huey Rossiter RD 1 also charged with operating a mo tor vehicle after suspension ol his operating privilege pleaded guilty today and was ordered to pay the costs of prosecution a fine of and be confined to the Indiana County Jail for 00 days Clarence McAdams 44 North 5th St Indiana was sentenced today for larceny and malicious mischief His sentence was suspended on condition that he pay the costs of prosecution make restitution of the value of goods taken or des troyed and be placed on proba tion for five years Voters of Indiana County I wish to express my slaetra appreciation and extend my Husks to the voters of County for their auppow me Register and ReeofdMV Dooaia B Steak H ;