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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - September 24, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania TEDDY An Indiana County Newspaper That Serves Every Member of the Family Its amazing how the slowest kid in school can he the first one out the door at night Volume 35 City Twentyfdur Pages EDITION Indiana Thursday September 24 1959 Two Sections NIKITA Seven Centt TOUR PITTSBURGH Ike Prepares For Talks Weekend Meeting In Mts By J M HIGHTOWER WASHINGTON AP President Eisenhower begins final preparations today for his weekend talks with Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev He is reported hopeful but by no means certain that some way can be found to improve U relations and pro mote serious negotiations on He has counted on Khrushchevs observations during a tour of the country to increase that possibility Khrushchev returns to Wash ington late today after a oneday visit to Pittsburgh In an eightday tour around the country he has spoken thousands of words but Washington officials have found among them no really new ideas solving EastWest problems or any hint of softening in Soviet for eign policy v Eisenhower arranged to meet with Secretary of State Christian A Herter and Depart ment and White officials for a detailed survey of issues j armed which Khrushchev and the Presi dent have already agreed to dis cuss These issues range from Berlin fein Europe to the small strifetorn country of Laos in Southeast Asia They include nego tiations to end testing the future of SovietAmerican trade and travel exchanges between the United States and Russia Eisenhower and Khrushchev dis cussed the subjects briefly and generally 10 days ago a few hours See 10 Col 2 Reductions Hit Bitter Battle Seen On Slash n State Budget HARRISBURG A bitter battle appeared shaping up today between Gov Lawrence and the Republicancon trolled Senate over its plans to chop 58 million dollars from his budget But the question still remained as to how far Lawrence would go in trying to get his full spending program for 1959 61 through the politically divided Legislature In a strongly worded statement Wednesday night the governor accused the Senate GOP leadership of budget y fakery and deficitbuilding skulduggery in approving the 27 1 1 R ft 1 1 n rJ 1 1 ft Of NY Gang NEW YORK State Movie Censorship Bill Signed HARRISBURG Law rence has signed into law a bill kto meet court objections to Penn sylvanias statutes covering ob scenity The new act defines obscene ex hibitions as those whose domin ant theme taken as a whole ap peals to prurient lewd interest to Hie average person applying contemporary community stan It also increases the old fine to and permits impris of up to two years The new law and its phrase ology is another effort to rout out those persons who would seek to make their livelihood at the bor derline of morality or on the sha dy side of the the governor said Wednesday in signing the measure The Legislature quickly passed the plan after the State Supreme Court ruled the old law on ob unconstitutional on the grounds it was too vague The ruling came on an appeal by a Scranton area outdoor movie op erator convicted in Lackawanna County Court under the old law Lawrence expressed hope that the new prohibition will satisfy judicial requirements and will reinforce efforts of police officers and district attorneys to uphold the high standard of morality up which this nation predicates its basic Ralph Murphy Listed Fair Ralph Murphy 49 McKeesport injured Sunday while trying to res cue the five men killed in the plane crash near the Jimmy Stewart Air field is listed today as fair at Indiana Hospital The rescuer has been on the serious list uiitilnow Michael Swanlek 40 Ernest also burned in the rescue attempt is termed satisfactory and con tinues to George Imleiv 50 Indiana RD 3 another of the men injured in the rescue operations was discharg ed yesterday gangs Wednesday budget slashes He claimed the reductions would hit hard at vital state services including industrial development slum clearance public assistance aid to public schools and occupa tional disease benefits Lawrence criticized the GOP leadership for waiting until now to release the budget Legislative leaders are shooting 1 for final adjournment sometime in slain Monday One group of six youths three of them over 21 were trapped by police on a rooftop with a pile of nine Molotov cocktail gaso line bombs a shotgun with 22j shells two hunting knives and a i box of 22caliber bullets A short timelater three car the issue would wind up in a HouseSenate conference committee to work oul See 10 Col 4 loads about of youths were spotted four blocks away and Low Bidders t HARRISBURG AP The gen caught after a fiveblock chase era state authority received these This netted another 21 boys a j unofficial low bids Wednesday for zipgun with two barrels on aconstruction of a new library swivel and a switchblade building at Edinboro State Teach Some of the boys who fried tojers College Erie County nee from the cars were seen j General construction dropping several objects into aRau and Associates Cleve presumably more wealand Ohio plumbing n f IClougherty Hilbert Erie Deputy Chief Inspector James heating and ventilating J Walsh after questioning some Clougherty pons HOSTAGES JUMP TO women hostages held by a redheaded gunman during an attempted holdup yesterday in Cleveland jump to safety through the shattered glass of the Cleveland Trust Co branch office The gunman released the branch manager and several other employes without harming them The gunman was found dead on the floor of the branch when police finally rushed the building AP Wirephoto Impersonator Not Involved In Bank Job CLEVELAND Ohio lice today searched for the woman companion of the holdup man wjio committed suicide when his jrob bery plan failed A man who said he worked Its if female impersonator told police he was the robbers companion but police after checking the mans story said it appeared he was not involved The man identified as Harry F Durilap 36 of Cleveland had been arrested after allegedly fleeing from a taxicab without paying a of the youths commented If this one had not been stopped there would have been a couple dead tonight for Both groups of boys were ar rested on anonymous telephone tips to police At the same time the GSA re ceived these unofficial low bids for at Indiana State Teachers College Indiana General Build ing Latrobe heat The rooftop ambush and theing and airconditioningCharles auto caravan apparently were the i L Pile New Castle 000 outgrowth of a planned rumble plumbing John Haney Indiana between the gang to which Guz bill The accomplice in the holdup appeared to be a woman but mousey blond hair looked sus piciously like a wig The accom plice was clad in a blue gaber dine suit and sloppy black shoes land carried a hat box and a red which contained a small au tomatic pistol When last seen the accomplice was driving a rented car toward the branch bank where the robbery was supposed to happen electric Electrical Con man had belonged and the gang j tractors Associates Altoona identified with his Indie Hop tonite In diana Armory 35 Kiwanis Auction Grounds tonite F a J r 35x Said An President Of US Steel Wounds Self With Knife UVAMMIC tir i i i iul ulc iu iuui in sworn Mass AP Wai has recent y been under medical question Munford in view of his statements that they are not in Hot Union Race Debate Rocket Test Ends In Blast CAPECANAVERAL Fla AP AtlasAble rocket being readied for a shot at the moon exploded on its pad during a test of its engines today Flames spurted from the base to maintain a scfit pe rsUasive approach curbing racial discrimination within unions instead of adbptng a hard man datory ban That is how a torrid debatewound up Wednesday night at concluding sessions of the AFLCIO convention m a showdown over unionracial discrimination practices The dispute pitted George Meany AFLCIO president of the towering rocket as the zero in the static engine test Suddenly the missile erupted in a flash of fire A mass of boiling flames and black smoke engulfed the launch ing pad for more than a minute Clouds of smoke hovered over the area for several minutes None of the approximately 40 members of the test crew in the blockhouse 50 yards away was hurt The Air Force issued this state ment shortly after the explosion saying the cause of the explosion is being investigated The AtlasAble was to have been launched sometime between Oct 3 and 6 when the moon was to be at its closest point to the miles away Hoffa Asks Affidavits WASHINGTON James R Hoffa of the Teamsters sters Union has asked all officials of the union to turn in sworn ter F Munford 59 president of treatment for fatigue and nervous he said not feel the strike bound Steelexhaustion wounded himself accidentally while handling a knife Dist Atty Edmund Dinis reported today Munford was taken from his Chatham summer home to Cape Cod Hospital in serious condition Wednesday He had been wound ed in the abdomen with a paring knife I am satisfied that there is no criminal aspect to this case what Dinis said after an in vestigation He said all evidence indicated the wound was not intentionally selfinflicted The accident he said apparent ly occurred while Munford was in the kitchen putting away kit chen utensils He said Mrs Munford told him the kitchen floor was made of highly waxed flagstones He quoted Mrs Munford as say ing there is a difficult step lead ing into the kitchen near the spot where the accident occurred Dinis said Munfords wife found him standing up apparently not aware that he was stabbed Dinis indicated he would not im mediately question Munford who He said he probably would talk Inasmuch as there is no eviwith Munford within a few days dence of a criminal aspect I dot Dinis said that Munford had been violation of the new labor law ban Gives Plug For Trade With US PITTSBURGH kita Khrushchev in one of his gayest bounciest moods today plugged for Soviet American trade offered to sign for equipment right now and then swapped his watch for a cheap cigar The discussion and the un usual exchange of gifts took place during a visit to the Mesta Machinery Co It came as he was winding up his historic and possibly fateful crosscountry trip Late today its back to Washington for talks with President Eisenhower on world tensions An optimistic note has come from Adlai Stevenson the 1952 56 Democratic presidential candi date After talking with Khrushchev in Iowa Wednesday Stevenson said I think Mr Khrushchev is serious and wants to reduce the burden and danger of armaments step by step with simultaneous inspection and control appropriate to each step At least this pro posal should be carefully con sidered and not dismissed as Khrushchevs last formal speech was scheduled after a luncheon at the University of Pittsburgh He went out to the university after another whirlwind tour Today he repeatedly discussed trade As Khrushchev was greeting workers at the Mesta plant one of them Kenneth Jackey offered Ihim a cigar the kind that for 39 cents you get five See 10 Col 1 Storm Grade Turns Coy In Sweep North MIAMI Fla the hurricane dawdled along and turned coy today as if primping for the cameras that will attempt an historic picture Two rockets scheduled to be shot from Cape Canaveral late to day were fitted with cameras for an experiment aimed at photo graphing a hurricane from over head If the stunt works and the camerapacked nose cones of the NikeCajun rockets are recovered at sea weather men ought to catch Gracie in pictures cover ing a circle 300 to 400 miles in diameter The seasons seventh tropical 100mile to Wednesday and crawled northwestward at about 7 miles per hour Signs were lacking for intensification The Weather Bureau said Gracies small center should ar rive 100 miles northeast of Abaco Island Bahamas today storm dropped from 85mile peak force The about hurricane 290 miles was located east of Boca against excons holding office a city halfway between Miami and Palm Beach at 5 Interests from central Florida to the Carolinas were advised to Hamed of Chatham for about fourunion went out Sept 21 with inkeep m touch with weather bu Teamsters headquarters said today letters to all officers and t t uvxil w vtn I a CillU it wise at this time under treatment by Dr Robert paid workers in the international I 14 o o a I oi m Lt weeks Two town firemen called to take Munford to the hospital in an am bulance were among the wit nesses questioned by Dinis and two state police detectives an ardent fisherman i chatted with his attendants during the 22mile trip discussing the I nrlirt catching of bluefish IU l Before Dinis completed his in j vestigation Gerard A Ouellette administrator of the Cape Cod structions to have the affidavits reports although no immed back in Hoffas hands by Sept iiate danger to land was antici 29 Thats the deadline given Hoffa by Secretary of Labor James P Mitchell for a report on how the Teamsters Union stacks up under the new law Hospital announced Munford ap parently had wounded himself with a knife while in a state of fatigue UNIONTOWN Pa AP The three Fayette County commission ers were indicted by a Fayette County grand jury today on charg es of misbehavior in office WALTER F MUNFORD wounds self with kiiila He said Munford was in serious The commissioners were condition when he arrived but charged with using of the ithat his condition was excellent State Liquid Fuels Ta Fund for after surgery on the Fayette County Fair Ouellette had earlier said two grounds doctors were getting ready to go Indicted were William J Gra with Munford to Boston to arjham G Emerson Work both range for further treatment and J Lewis Wil his nervous condition jliams a Republican The charges Mrs Munford was questioned were brought against them by the See 10 Col 3 district attorneys office Eagles Party tonite Thurs tfx against A Philip Randolph Ne gro Sleeping Car Porters Union chief and an AFLCIO vice presi dent Randolph demanded elimination of racially segregated union lo cals Meany said he deplored dis crimination as much as anyone but opposed against locals punitive that have action demo cratically chosen to remain seg regated for decades some since the end of the Civil War See 10 Col 5 In Blue Law Restraint Act HARRISBURG Central District Court has issued a restraining order to prevent en forcement of 1959 changes in the states Blue Law against the Mid dletown Merchandise Mart Bernard Z Rose president of the mart said Wednesday it would be open Sunday But Huette F Dowling Dauphin County district attorney said he would continue to enforce the orig inal Blue Law first enacted in 1794 The original law provides for a fine for worldly activity on Sunday The 1959 Legislature amended the law to provide for fines up to for a first offense for Sunday merchandising Judge Frederick V Follmer is sued the order His action follows similar orders issued in the west ern and eastern District courts Inside The Gazette POINT OF William L Jngersoll reports today on a talk given by Indianas Jimmy Stewart during the screen stars visit home See page 6 MEET Windber and Huntingdon invade Indiana County to meet unde feated Indiana and Laura Lamar See pages 18 and 19 Other Features AUddlnt Limp Business Mirror CUuUleds Comics 20 b SOJ1 CramII Editorial HuiplUl Nules ObUunriea Society SporU 1818 SS TVBadlo 10 10 World WEATHER FORECAST Partly cloudy and continued warjn torught and Friday Low to night 58 to 63 Watch For Cheap Cigar PITTSBURGH AP A fao tory worker handed Soviet Pre mier Nikita Khrushchev a cheap cigar today and was given a wrist watch in return The exchange of gifts came while Khrushchev was making a trip through the Mesta Machinery Co There he chatted amiably with the employes as he made his first stop of a tour of this city As he was meeting employes one of them Kenneth Jackey readied into his pocket and whipped out a pack of the five for 39 cents cigars Khrushchev happily accepted one cigar and then slipped off his wrist watch and gave it to the startled Jackey Soviet officials said the watch is made in the Soviet Union and costs somewhere between and Khrushchev seemed to enjoy himself at Mesta which makes the big machinery used in steel mills Ever practical Khrushchev checked up on what the workers make in the way of salary and how much vacation they get Their takehome pay runs be tween and a week Cut Some 1 Oc Football Tickets Indiana High School athletic of ficials have eliimnated ten cent admission ticket for youngsters up to the sixth grade at football games here Youngsters in the grade school will now pay the 40 cent student admission price unless they are companied by their parents Sam uel Lengel athletic director said today We have had trouble for the past coupe of years controlling little Mr Lengel said They dont watch the game but just run around and bother the students and adult He added that the ten cent ad mission ticket will still bs good for the grade school youngsters if they are accompanied by a parent Indie Hop tonite In diana Armory 35 No Trespassing Notices 5c each or 50c doz Additional 15c or tax and postage Cajli with order Buy now Avoid last minute rush and post before bad wsather Indi ana Evening Odette tf S H Green Stamps Jewelry Store With all and repairs tfx ;