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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - September 19, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania TEDDY An Indiana County Newspaper That Serves Every Member of the Family Its funny how the strongest words often showup In the arguments City County EDITION Voluma 31 Sixteen Pages Indiana Pennsylvania Saturday September 19 1959 Two Sections Seven Canti JIMMY HELPS DEDICATE AIRFIELD 47Miners Given Up For Dead KIRKINTILLOCH Scotland AP Fortyseven Scottish miners were given up for dead today as rescue opera tions stopped temporarily while a coal mine was flooded to extinguish an underground fire Rescue squads toiled for 18 hours to put out the fire un til they were driven back by a large concentration of carbon monoxide gas the dread white damp that can cause death in minutes Altogether 47 men are missing in the colliery and are presumed an official of the govern ments coal board said Friday Anight There is practically no hope of The fire started in the 50year old Auchengeich Colliery Friday morning when an electric fan burst Into flames Nearby support ing girders and timbers caught fire Acrid fumes and smoke rolled rapidly through passageways j The lames ate through timbers and caused rock and earth falls trapping the miners who were rid ing on a pit train feet under ground Rescue workers equipped with oxygen nasks descended quickly and were able to rescue one man The body of another was brought to the surface about noon Only a threeday strike which ended Thursday probably prevent ed a greater tragedy The mine 10 miles from Glasgow employed 800 men Most had stayed home and planned to resume work Mon day i Thomas Green 50 was the rain See 2 Col 3 Soys Jimmy Of Indiana Air You Can Do It I Know You Can ii Crippled Ship Lands Safely In Ireland SHANNON AIRPORT Ireland crippled airliner with 21 persons aboard landed safely at Shannon Airport today amid the biggest airsea safety operation ever staged off the Irish coast A propeller ripped away from the airliners inner starboard en gine feet above the Atlantic and embedded itself in the side of the cabin The plane an Air France Super Constellation was flying from New York to Paris It cart ried 12 passengers and 9 crew members and made the landing using only the two port No one was hurt About 400 miles off the Irish j coast the propeller broke away from a starboard engine after the other had been feathered for me JIMMY OPENS Stewart is shown cutting the ribbon yesterday marking the of ficial opening of the Indiana County airport named in his honor Looking on on the left is Indiana County Commissioner Dee Miller Behind the film star left and right are Lt Gen Manuel Asensio comptroller general of the U S Air Force and U S Congressman John P Saylor Gazette photo by Sipos Enrollment At ISTC Hits Peak With Tota can do it I know you You an In speaking these words Jimmy tewart may have played his reatest role for Indiana residents ast night as he urged the com munity to rally behind the expan sion and extension of local air xrt facilities In speaking of the importance of aviation to his hometown Jim my Stewart told about 70 business ndustrial educational military and civic leaders at an informal tag dinner at the Indiana Coun try Club last night that the air plane is going to be the mode of transportation in the next ten 15 years that is going to outstrip ev ery other mode of transportation there Because of the importance of air travel in the future he said deserves to be in an air line transportation He pointed out that an airline goes handinhand with the kind of development he has seen on Indianas main street In order to get it an airline the Hollywood star con tinued it takes more than just asserting yourself and saying well wouldnt it be nice to have a feed er airline so that we can con sider ourselves a part of the feed er airline service of the United States It is a community Jimmy emphasized and it has to be backed whole comx munity It to be studied it has to you have Jo go before you have 10 present tothem a reason why you think a local service airline should come in Mr Stewart continued From what I see of the development of Indiana and the livewire capa bilities that are here this is the thing that shouldnt be very hard to You can so present this to your congressman to the Civil Aero nautics Board that the Allegheny Airline 11 ii EXPRESSES FAITH IN INDIANA AVIATION Indianas Jimmy Stewart is pictured as he told the hundreds of persons present yesterday at the dedication of the airfield in his honor of his faith in the future of his hometown as well as in the future of aviation He said he was honored to be at the dedi cation and honored to have the fieldnamed for him The film star was recently advanced to the rank of brigadier general in the Air Force Reserve Gazette photo by Sipos Honored Says Star In Speech By FRANK HOOD Associate Editor A star was in the eyes of hundreds of Indiana County residents who attended the dedication of Jimmy Stewart Airfield yes terday Jimmy came home to help make the official opening of the county airfield named in lis honor a stellar success The crowd of visiting digni tries as well as hundreds of district residents along with Jimmy Stewart his wife and son Michael 13 Alex Stewart and his wife and Jimmys two sisters converged on the airstrip just hours after the government officials gave its OK to the newly paved run way After the preliminaries Jimmy Stewart remarked that it is an honor to be here it is an honor to have the airfield bear my He stated that he has interest and faith in the future of Indiana just as he has interest and faith n the future of aviation Even though my trips back to Arms Cut Plea Falls On Doubting Ears Labor Law Enforced By Federal Units Enrollment at the State Teachers College Indiana Penn has reached a record figure in 195960 for the fifth consecutive year despite every effort to hold down enroll ment because of the need for more facilities A total of 2902 full time undergraduates are now en rolled at the college in Indiana according to Mary L Esch registrar This number includes 2873 full By WILLIAM N OAT1S UNITED NATIONS N Y Premier Ni and reconsider putting lkita fouryear plan for a world without armies on their system From his experience as a ui TT rector of a similar feeder airline Western delegates at the U N promised to give consid in Texas Stewart stated that this ieration to the plan but the prediction was they will eventu is a project that must have theauT reJect it as a Utopian dream everyone only Indiana or arms struck most nonCommunist diplomats today as a propaganda one worthy of study TIT A 1 1 i J Ol TT TVT 1 A backing of the whole community This is something that has to be a dream at the present stage of the EastWest struggle Disappointment was felt in right now Ive heard today that u i M t n See 6f many world caPltals that basically SAN FRANCISCO students and 30 persons who wmci ta D u n now enrolled full time but who chanical trouble It stuck into the secretary James P Mitchell told wiu transfer to nufses training flt fuselage just above the wing and the AFLCIO convention Friday the Indiana hospital at the end of smashed cabin windows The is cracking down the current semester The 2902 figure for 195960 com Genevieve Shatters Right Leg plane lost height and at one against racketeers and was skimming the waves with subversives in union leadership pares with the 2640 including 21 spray rushing in through brokenuncler tne new labor control for 195859 and the 2378 windows 1 MitcheU disclosed he wired including 19 nurses for 1957 TORONTO sing As soon as the stricken planedemand to Teamsters Union 58 i star Genevleve dolled up in radioed news of its mishap ShanPresident James R Hoffa that he of or produce within 10 days a list all Teamsters Union officers employes with criminal or Communist records non ordered one of the biggest airsea safety operations ever seen off the Irish coast Planes went out to escort the crippled airliner Lifeboats moved out into T1e LandrumGriffin the Atlantic and fire engines and ambulances stood by on the land strip Of the 2902 1298 are men and a slinky whitesatin gown that are women Of the 2902 stujr e s t r i c t e d her movements and tripped on a stage rope Friday night shattering her right leg im The pilot Capt Andre Com pere walked from the plane with perspiration face dropping from his 1U49 are boarding students labor In addition to the full time laidupfor President EisenhowerTollment of 2902 there are about a year See LaborPage 2 Col 2 200 persons enrolled part time in The ert star of Por the graduate studies division 125 ter musical Can Can was oi teachers in service taking her dressi room outside lhp day Campus classes and about 100 other part time students Law See 6 Col 5 Air Fair Continues The threeday Air Fair mark ing the official dedication of Jimmy Stewart Airfield con tinues today and tomorrow at the local air field Parachute jumps agricultural crop dusting demonstrations Mace missile displays and a pos sible flyover by F102 Super Sabre jets will be part of the Air Fair program today and tomor row Definite time for the flyover was not available at press time today The parachute jumps are set each hour on the hour during the afternoons Opposition To Gut In DPA Funds HARRISBURG AP Penn his widely advertised program put forward Friday before the 82na tion General Assembly offered lit tle new Khrushchev was vague about es tablishing controls for his program of scrapping armed forces and weapons of Western in sistence on controls has been public welfare secretary nub of the disarmament deadlock j says it would be disastrous if Re Secretary of State Christian decide to slash public Herter said in a formal statement assistance requests in Gov Law the scheme will require veryjrence 195961 budget careful examination though it Mrs Ruth Grigg Horting corn seems to repeat proposals for tomerited Friday on unconfirmed re tal disarmament made by the So ports that the Senate GOP cau vjet Union in 1932 and 1955 jcus was planning to cut eight mil The United lion dollars from the relief pro said will go as far on the pathgram of controlled disarmament as any A cut of eight million dollars other country I stress the word in public assistance in the face of controlled because up to now the the rapid rise in public One called for an investiga previous proposals have founder roles from the steel strike would jtion of padding the payroll by More Airfield News Photos On Pages Indiana are far the screen star said I somehow always have the feeling that I have never been He recalled that his first air plane ride was in Indiana in 1922 taking off from a cow pasture on the Bennett farm south of town It was with a barnstormer Jack Love Stewart recalled and cost for five minutes The plane was made of cloth See 8 Col 4 ExSenator Neff Others Indicted BEAVER Pa AP Former State Senator Samuel G Neff and four other men face trial on charges of extortion and conspir acy to commit Neff a former manager of the State Workmens Insurance Fund and the others were indicted by a Beaver County grand jury Fri day for allegedly accepting finan cial kickbacks from contractors who leased highway equipment to the state The others indicted were Ed ward Nitsche Robert Yoho Leon Kaleta and James Macry all former employes of the Highways Dept in Beaver County The grand jury also submitted to the court several recommenda See 2 Col 7 be she asserted JOHNSTOWN Pa AP main tent after her performance at Music Fair in suburban Dixie A p 8 t Many persons are veiwing a Vvhen the accident happened rence A Rose 38 a striking steelcourse in Developmental Read1 This was a terrible expen worker from Porta R D j was given by lndiana s t a t e I evieves he said However 1 mankilled Fridaywhen a tractor he Teachers College over WQED TV if S aged to up enough power to make was driving overturned on a rural in Pittsburgh P ence manager John she had stood on a good landing Mrs Christine Dickinson one of the passengers was flying toj her native Paris with her twoj children j We were asleep and suddenly woke up when we heard the plane make funny noises Thee was a loud roar and a terrible bang We saw smoke and got a burned road near his farm See 2 Col 5 Dance Sept 19 Stardust 31x St Bernards Bazaar Sun Food gaiues and fun for children and adults Six Inside The Gazette THE LIGHTER Tired of news of world ttiision Read the lighter side of the news in Jerry Bennetts column on editorial page 5 TWO GAMES The Giants and Dodgers play a double header today in the race for the pennant See sports pages 10 and 11 Other Features right leg buckled under her Authorities at Queensway Gen eral Hospital said Genevieve may be hospitalized from six to eight months and probably will not be Uneventful Trip Through Nikita In Harlem Tour Leaves For West Coast Mr Bogovich Mr Rohrback and the Rochester Coal Trucking and Contracting The report also called for an in vestigation of a similar conspir acy involving a contractor whose name is Rocco an employe of the Highways Fessler and a third employe of the department named Yoho x x The grand jury also asked for a reinvestigation of the activities of Mr George A Mazzant in this In another recommendation the jury asked an investigation of an By ARTHUR EDSON Jin the morning ers and especially the people do NEW YORK Pre Trucks had washed down the not want Alleged payoff by the contractor to Nikita Khrushchev took a streets before Khrushchev went Unfortunately for obvious reaour Highways Dept personnel that to walk for at least a uneventful tour of Harlem by cleaning the place up a I did not have the opportunpermitted the acceptance of un She was given emergency treattoday then flew to Los several hundred persons ity to come in close contact witlv favorable performance of this con quick look at the West iwere out when Khrushchev went the ordinary people of New tract with the Highway ment at the theatre then placed for under sedation in the His big plane left Idlewild A few waved She was reported resting comfortD0rt at for a Khrushchev made ably early today flight to Los Angeles hours too early He Tonights sihow is the last of been made of Khrushseen it on Saturday the season chevs plans to visit Harlem one the joint is jumping Genevieve became familiar to Of the worlds best known Negro At the airport he said Dist Atty Richard P Stewurd his visit 12 The working people might ask said the trial would probably get should have why there were no meetings beunder way next Monday when a night Then tween them and he excriminal court session opens plained 1 have been told of somej Neff withdrew criminal libel Khrushchev provocative elements who take acharges against State Aud Gen millions of American TV viewers communities The Communists touched on a point that has bothnegative attitude to our visit to Charles C Smith Smiths deputy through her appearances Jack Paar Show on the Often have pointed accusingly at ered everyone who has watched the city i Alexander Jacobs and Ralph this countrys Negro policies and his whirlwind campaign he is It is my firm impression thatiTemples managing editor of Sunday Special Dinner j at Delhi Aladdins lump Cruiiiiuurds r 1MS It KdltorUI Hospital S U Elks Dance Blair Combo tonight Music by 31x Dance tonite Sat Suilety WEATHER Kair and cool tonight Low 38 tu 43 ing cloudiness High 6a to 75 Sporti U Kadlo Tbcalrr Town lecu Talk 1011 Stuffed Cabbage Sat Eve 5 to big shots but those who are unfriendly are Beaver Valley Times variety few only a drop in thq Neff filed the charges after ha garden Sunday mild with inereas i0Henry Cabot ambasmeeting plenty of 17 St Bernards Bazaar to lhe United Nations andscarcely any St Spaghetti Sunday 12 noon to Khrushchev s guide on this trip Americans 15 31x said in a speech Thursday that Khrushchev said he is sorry he today apparently i lne country still has far to go hasnt seen more working peostrong despite the terrific Dance tonightClub Savoy MU But todays trip made no more ple they have maintained The Khrushchevs were out early still going pace sic by The Dance tonite tlx was fired from his post as ager of the State Workmens In surance Fund His dismissal fol lowed a report by Siinith accusing of a stir than it would through From his meetings he said he Both had kind words for theNeff of being involved in the Sat tfx any other part of the city so early has the impression that the 2 Col 1 jlfged kickback scheme ;