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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - September 1, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania TEDDY A pay check is what makes a matt tun to the bank to cover the checks he has just written Ati Indiana County Newspaper That Serves Every Member of the Family Snitmta I Volume 16 Sixteen Pages City Indiana Pennsylvania Tuesday September I 1959 Two Sections SUGGEST RAZING Seven Cerrfi COURTHOUSE SeekM m Expansion Program Indiana State Teachers Col lege would receive a new field house home economics class room building and additional r j f Mb wit mmmne naemetary Scnool funds for construction of called 6ff today when mothers picketed the school in a Building Parents Close NuMine School In Water Row NU at the NuMine Elemetary School n nr 11 J jLCC 1 J 1 jl 1 t new athletic field if recom mendations made in Harris today meet the approval state lawmakers These latest steps in the colleges expansion program stem from two developments 1 Introduction of legislation in the State Senate that would in crease the debt limit of the Gen eral State Authority by for a new field house and gym nasium at ISTC 2 A recommendation by Gov awrence to spend nearly million in the next two years on public works a measure that in cludes for construction projects on the Indiana campus The legislation that would hike the GSA debt limit for construc tion of a new field house here was introduced yesterday by Sens Arthur E Kromer RIndiana and Jefferson and Albert R Pechan Under the proposal the Author ity raise its present million debt limit by and protest of a stoppage of the towns water supply The water supply here was cut off last week when the water companys main pump broke down School officials hurrying an improvised plan to keep the school open made arrangements to haul water to the school for washing hands and drinking But local parents protested and refused to permit sutdents to enter the building this morning Floyd 0 Smith supervising prin cipal of Shannock Valley Union School District told the Gazette he doesnt feel this is of long standing He said efforts are beingmade by the local water company owned by Kovalchicks of Indiana to have the pump repair ed and the water supply restored to the town Lawrence Outlines Projects HARRISBURG AP Gov Lawrences recommen dations to spend nearly 106 million dollars in the next two years on public works projects drew a cautious re action in the Legislature to Everythingthat is possible is being done to resume normal oper he added The entire community has been without its normal supply of water sincethe pump breakdown The mothers protests at the school this morning were orderly and organized School officials said they had v HitV lluU use the extra money for the proplanned to haul water posed new field house at Indiana u 1 Gov Lawrences capital budget calling for expenditures of almost million in the next two years includes for projects in Indiana The capital improvements for ndiana would include Construction of a home econom ics classroom building at a pro posed cost of Funds totaling to aid in the replacement of the present athletic field A total of for minor and emergency construction and alter See 2 Col 2 fublicWorks Group Okays Tax Hike BULLETIN WASHINGTON AP The House Public Works Committee final approval today to a IPilliondollar gasoline tax increase till to keep the interstate highway program going for the next two years The bill will go to the House Rules Committee Wednesday It is expected to be approved by the House Thursday or Friday The measure would increase the 3 cent federal gasoline tax one penny for 22 months Highway financing legislation is lent of the few remaining blocks in the way of congressional ad by the state to the school but did nt outline any plans this morning when the group of parents bucked the temporary measure journment Chairman Charles A Buckley DNY of the Public Works Com mittee predicted House passage but said there might be trouble with the Senate Sen Albert Gore au thor of the 1956 High Act opposes a gasoline tax increase He favors 1 per cent of an al government appropriations to highway construction The Public Works Committee originally balked at a 1cent 22 months increase in the gasoline tax to carry the interstate high way construction program through its current financial defi cit crisis But the House Ways and Means Committee which decides ques iipns of revenues refused to back TOWII or accept a proposed com promise limiting the tax hike to one year Road Fatality CARMICHAELS Pa AP A ear plowed into an embankment along Route 21 near this Greene County community Saturday night billing Andrew Zorich 25 of near Crucible India Faces Crisis With Resignations NEW DELHI India dia beset by Red Chinese aggres sive moves was thrown into crisis today by reports that the heads of all three of Indias military serv ices were resigning in a row witft Defense Minister V Ki Krishna Menon Top governing Coirgress party leaders in Parliament said they had heard Menon had given Prime Minister Nehru a letter containing his own resignation and giving Nehru a free hand The report of the resignations of the service chiefs was carried by a newspaper There was no im mediate official confirmation Some Indian newspapers de manded some weeks ago that the controversial Menon resign be cause he had not spoke out against Communist Chinese actions in suppressing the Tibetan revolt He often has been accused of taking a soft approach to communism The speaker of the lower house refused to permit debate on the report until Prime Minister Nehru could be present Nehru went to the airport today for a brief meet ing with Pakistan President Mo hammed Ayub Khan Although Mon was in Parliament he re fused to lay if the report were true He said he had discussed it with Nehru and the prime minis ter wished to deal with it him self Members complained angrily ihat the report Was causing an See 2 Col 4 NEW SPORTS EDITOR Joe Reddington a lifelong resi dent of McKeesport joined the Indiana Evening Gazette today as sports editor He succeeds John Harwick who resigned on July 6 Mr Reddington has worked the past three years on the McKeesport Daily News serving as a staff reporter for years and as a sports writer for the rest of the time A grad uate of St Peters High School in McKeesport the new editor for three yea Beli Dispute PHILADELPHIA AP Union and company officials meet here today in an effort to iron out a seniority dispute in which Bell Telephone installation men in western Pennsylvania have walked off Jheir jobs William Leary president of the Federation of Telephone Workers of Pennsylvania said Monday workers in east ern Pennsylvania are ready to join the walkout Telephone service has not been affected by the walkout The walkout began after the company reassigned a cable splic er in McKeesport The union de clared seniority clauses of its con tract were violated It offered to negotiate the transfer of the man if he is returned to his old job pending a decision but the com pany refused The company of fered to take the question to arbi tration but the federation asked for further talks Inside The Gazette PETER EDSON Peter Edson says the U S holds all of the good cards concern ing the coming visit oi Khrushchev to the United States See page 6 LITTLE INDIANS SCHEDULE Read about the schedule facing the Little Indians of Indiana Joint High Schools football team on pages 10 and 11 Other Features Sen George B Stevenson RClinton p b j e c t e d to a companion plan to increase the borrowing capacity of the General State Authority by nearly 82 million dollars to finance most of the capital im provements The figure he said should be closer to the 30milliondollar mark since the borrow and build GSA already is authorized to sell 480 millions in bonds The budget although using a figure of nearly 106 millions for capital expenditures and 82 million in GSA borrowing notes that 26 per cent would have to be added to the borrowing figure to meet contingencies If accepted by the Legislature the contingency allowance would mean the program would cost 127 millions and that the GSA debt would have to be increased by 101 millions But other lawmakers said they wanted more time to examine the unprecedented 128page capita budget before commenting on its merits The governor noting that he ac cepted the proposals of the State Planning Board on public works as his own said there were many projects at state institutions and colleges and flood control projects that demand immediate attention Lawrence noted that various state departments and stateaided colleges requested more than 725 million dollars in capital construc tion in the next six years The State Planning Board in preparing the capital budget for Lawrence noted that it was not See 2 Col 3 Ike Resting From Rigors Of Touring LONDON AP President Ei senhower took a rest from di plomacy today his European tour so far a triumph both politically and personally From both sides of the Iron Curtain came signs that Eisen howers mission to thaw the ice of the cold war was bringing re sults In Germany Chancellor Konrad Adenauer made an unexpected gesture of conciliation and friend ship to Poland largest of the East European Communist The crusty German leader broadcast a message of peace and friendship to the Poles on the eve of the 20th anniversary of Hitlers attack on Poland Aden auer apologized for the Nazi act The President of the United States realizes the main thing now is to ensure Khrush chev said In this we have no In Britain Eisenhowers initia tive on the peace front coupled with his vigorous appearance ap parently had removed fears that America was fumbling the free worlds leadership His talks with Prime Minister AUddlnt tamp Business Mirror CroiBWordi H 6 HoKplUl Notet lf S Society 4 1011 TVIUdlo World Today 19 WEATHER Fair and mild tonight Variable cloudiness and warm Wednes day with scattered tlmndershowers Harold Macmillan over except for social meetings the President planned to spend today on rou tine White House business which has piled up since he left Wash See 8 Coi 3 Italian Organ and Greet Indiana County Fairgoers Photo v siPOS Crowd Attends 1st Day Of Indiana fair Boltz Native Drowns In Ala Reservior BOLTZ A former Indiana County man drowned Sunday while swimming in Lake Lanier a hy droelectric reservoir about two miles north of Gainesville Ga He was Frank J Madeley 24 a native of Boltz Georgia authorities said the body has not been recovered des pite skin diving and dragging op erations at the reservoir Madeley and a companion were reportedly attempting to s w i m across an inlet of the reservoir when the former Boltz man went under Persons on a passing boat rescued his companion Investigators said the drowning occurred in an area where the wat er is 40 to 50 feet deep Madeley was a construction worker in Johnstown until about a year ago when he departed the area for a similar job in Gaines ville Born Aug 18 1935 he yyas a son of Martha L Madeley Johns town and the late Frank Ernest Madeley He had attended United Joint High School A full house was on hand yesterday for the first day of the County Fair After a busy morning arranging displays and setting up exhibits the 1959 edition of the Indiana County Fair was underway Officials report a good crowd on hand during the after noon and in the evening both in the grandstand and on the midway In the evening the horse pulling contest was followed by the Abbie Neal Show and the square dance contest Hetrick of New Bethlehem took first place in the when his team pulled a pound load 27 feet five inches Other winners in the pulling con test were John Nesbit Creekside second place 26 feet eight inches Other Fair News For other Indiana County Fair photos stories and schedule see first page second section and page 13 Walter Watson Indiana RD 1 third 26 feet 11 inches and Lee Ronegk Sarver fourth nine feet ten inches The Lamar Plaudetts from Hdm er City won the square dance con test Other winners in order of their place included a team head ed by Clair Beatty Indiana a team headed by Gene Bothel Creekside and the Indiana Coun ty Senior Extension Club No 1 See 2 Col 2 Rep Saylor To Support Ikes Veto WASHINGTON Rep John P Saylor RPa said today he will vote to sustain President Eisenhowers veto of the Public Works Bill It is unfortunate that this comes up at this Saylor said but in view of the Presi dents being in Europe on the greatest peace mission in our time and Soviet Premier Khrushchev coming here shortly 1 feel I must support him It would be a tremendous blow to American prestige at home and abroad if the Congress overrides the Presidents The bill vetoed 11 days ago in cluded money for a number of Pennsylvania flood control proj ects including for Kin zua Dam on the upper Allegheny River Proposed By County Study Unit By FRANK HOOD Associate Editor The Indiana County Plan ning Commission recommend ed to the Indiana County Commissioners that the pre sent courthouse be razed and a new more adequate struc ture be erected in its place This opinion of the county wide group of men headed by Dr C J Potter was voic ed in a report to the County Commissioners yesterday In a summary of their find ings concerning the proposed sxpansion of courthouse faci lities the commission states in its report to the commis sioners that they promptly instruct the architect to meet with and submit plans and estimates to the Planning Commission for the construc ion of a new courthouse on the present site having ap proximately square eet of building area and at he same time an alternate proposal embodying demoli tion of the present jail and construction of a new jail concurrently with and as a part of the new One member of the Planning Commission did not agree with the conclusions reached with respect to new construction It was pointed out that the Plan ning Commissions report is only a recommendation The Indiana Bounty Commissioners Harold McCormick Dee Miller and Orr may choose to ignore the gestionsor embark upon any course of action they may select The Commissioners are not bound by the findings of the Plane ning Commission The report although it suggests See 2 Gol 1 Arguments Opened In Damage Suit Arguments were opened here to day in a trespass suit in which Charles A Miller of Mt Pleasant is seeking damages for njuries suffered in a 1957 auto accident on Route 119 near Ho mer City Miller in an original complaint iled here asked for dam ages from a list of defendants and ater amended the complaint to onfirm with a new Supreme Court rule which requires a plaintiff to tate whether or not the amount laimed was over or under He was seriously injured in the accident which claimed the life of an Indiana teenager Frederick Celly Kelly was a passenger In a car operated by William Sollberger tlso an Indiana teenager The car n which they were riding struck fillers car on Nov 16 1957 on Route 119 just north of Homer Put Out Political Indict 3 Mutual Radio Officials As Agents For Dominican Republic Banks To Close All Indiana banks will be closed at noon Thursday so that employees may attend the Indi ana County Fair a bank repre sentative announced today Homeer City Legion Party to night 57 midgets early bird 17xA WASHINGTON AP Theeof this year former officials of Mutual Broad casting System were accused to day of accepting to put out political propaganda favorable to the Dominican Republic over system Hal Roach former Mutual board chairman and Garland L Culpepper one time director of the MBS radio the radio network The indictment named as co iiuiiivu dO VAJ The accusation was made in an conspirators but not as defend indictment charging them MBS Inc and Radio News failure to register with the JusticeService described as hav Department as agent for a foreign principal Atty Gen William P Rogers announced that the indictment returned by a federal grand jury named the following International financier Alexan ing been organized by the three indicted Mutual officials Also named as a coconspirator was Otto Vega an official of the Dominican Republic government The indictment charged that Guterma Roach and Culpepper der L Guterma who was Mutualsobtained from the Domin president during tha early months jican government in early Febru Miller has named as defendants Raymond H Kelly Violet F Kelly William P Sollberger Dwight E Sollberger Martha T Sollberger and the following ern owners Anthony J AntonaccJ and Rob ert Yack individually and trading as Timberly Hotel Lucy A brizio individually and trading as Fabrizio Hotel Margaret Hepner Metro individually and trading as Hepners Tavern and Irvin S Faulkner individually and trading as Penway Tavern Arguments in the case were held this morning before Edwin M Clark judge of Indiana County courts ary of this year on an understand ing that Mutuals radio facilities in the United States would be used to disseminate political prop aganda favorable to the Domini can Republic The indictment said the foreign principals who were to be repre sented in this country by the three mutual officials were Vega Gen eralissimo Rafael Leonidas Tru jillo Molina Porfirio Rubirosa and the Dominican Republic govern ment Guterma Roach and Culpepper ceased to nold official positions with Mutual when that radio net work went into a bankruptcy re See 3 Col 2 Starts Tomorrow Voter registrations begin in six communities of county Registrars will sit between 10 a m and 3 p m and 6 p m and 9 p m at the following Clyrner UMWA HaU Union HaU South Mahoning No I County Building and Strongetowo Community BuUding From 10 to 3 trars will also be in the Grange Hall and from 8 9 in the Willet Grange ;