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Tuesday Evening, December 3, 1957. Lennie Bernstein Leads Hectic Life, Says Wife By GAY PAULEY United Press Women's Editor NEW YORK (UP)—Mrs. Leonard Bernstein once observed that her musician-husband is difficult "to live with." "But what man worth living with isn't?" she asked. "Docs this still apply?" I asked, her today as we talked of her ' iutu aKlDb husband's new job — permanent conductor of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. "I stick with my statement," she said, and laughed. "Actually marriage to Lennie is hard only because his life p is so hectic. As a person, he is even - tempered, he's neat, organized and thoughtful." To some, Bernstein is a musical genius. he's such a collection "To me of things ... I know him so well," | Mrs. Bernstein said, than husband. He's my compan- Auto Skids Into Tree; 3 Boys Die ) SKIDS 24 .. P NORTH SALEM (UP) — Three teen-age boys were killed today when their speeding automobile went out of control and skidded sideways into a tree. The. dead were identified by 'la, diana State Police as Leland Earl I Leak, 17, R.R. 2, Roaehdale; Lioyd Neil Turner, 16, R.R. 2, Roachdale, and Billy Joe Brooks, 18, Danville. All three died of neck fractures, causod by the terrific impact as j Language Barrier Big Item in Race for Space CHICAGO (UP) — A massive the other:!, Russian can be substi- languagu barrier confronts Ameri can scientists trying to keep abreast of. Russian scientific and technological developments. It's a scientist; one-way barrier, don't face the tuted—if it's available. Scientists and linguists generally agreed today that Russian has far outstripped French and, at least so Soviet far as current works are con- same President Eisenhower the day before (left) his heart attack of Sept. 24, 1955, mid on hospital balcony during recovery. .the car driven by Leak skidded! He's "more j out of control in Ind. 236 at the edge of this Hendricks County ion and I would never dream of doing things without him." Classic And Popular Composer Bernstein, at 38, is the first American-born conductor to take town and plowed, int' a tree. Police said the car was traveling an estimated 80 miles per hour. Leak was stationed with the U.S. ,*-\HICL lV.au UU1 11 v.l/m.iui^i.wi «•« *!*..•« . over the Philharmonic podium. Air Force at Tierra Amanllo, But conducting is or.ly one facet ^,- K - .,,, of his career. He is a composer! The accident ^ happened about in both the classical and popular jl.a.m. p °;' c e said the car .skidded fields, he wrote the music for the '. sideways for 200 feet jjst before it current Broadway hit, "West Side. smashed into the tree. Story " he is brilliant pianist, and! " , was another tragic accident a recording artist. Any one job is j to ?'-' d l » a long string of fatalities enou-h for most people; but the-: wlllch have plagued Hendricks versatile Bernstein s e e n. s to County, all year. More than 25 per- thrive on work. "When I see that he needs a rest, I just cart him • off to a hospital," said his wife. "That's exactly what I did last week after the news of the Philharmonic was announced. . "Lennie called up and complained. 'This is rest? I've kept count and 13 people have been in and out of this room in the last three hours.' "He ended up talking the doctors into letting him watch some operations." Domestication of Bernstein began when he met Felicia Montealegre at a party. Chilean - born, she had come to New York to study piano but got so intrigued after some acting lessons, she switched interests. •Mrs. Bernstein, 35. a fragile blonde with, great brown eyes, said she didn't know about her husband "but for me it was love at first sight." They were married in 1951 and have two children-Jamie, 5 and blonde, like her mother, and Alexander Serge, 2, named for the late conductor of the Boston Philharmonic, Serge Koussevitzky, who helped guide Bernstein's early conducting career. Daughter Shows Talent Jamie shows signs of developing some of her father's talents. "Whe will listen to music by the hour," said Mrs. Bernstein, "or she will sit at the niano and improvise. She will hear a melody and shout, 'Mamm.3, that's Mozart." "I don't encourage her. To me, this is a fiightening thing in a 5-year-old." Mrs. Bernstein didn't drop her acting career by any means when she married the muscian. Most of her work has been concentrated on television. "I think a woman has to keep her own identity," she said. "Acting lets me preserve some of mine. But I've just about quit the piano. I loathe it when I don' play well... and I really don't practice enough. Lennie's not critical, but I know if I hit a wrong note, he'll shout, 'That's A-flat... A-flat.' " sons have been killod in traffic in '" his county since last Jan. 1. Withdraw Insane Plea CKOWN POINT (UP)—An in sanity plea in the rape-slaying trial of George Robert Brown, 25 former inmate of an Indiana men tal institution, was withdrawn bj Brown's attorneys Monday as hi trial opened in Lake Circuit Court Brown was on trial for killin Mrs. Mildred Grigonis, 30, Eas Gary. He also was charged wit killing Lana Brock, 16, New Ch cago. . Bodies of the two wer found buried in sand long afte they disappeared. The insanity plea was withdraw shortly before five doctors who ex amined Brown were scheduled testify for the state. After th withdrawal. Judge William Mu ray ordered selection of a jury begin. Brown originally was schedule to be tried Nov. IB but the tri was delayed because he and s other prisoners escaped from Lak County Jail on that date. HOLIDAY HELP? USE CLASSIFIED HELP WANTED ADS DIAL 4141 obstacle in keeping up to date on United States progress in physics, chemistry, applied mathematics, medicine and other fields. The basic reason for this one- sided handicap in the age of Sputnik and space rocketry is a simple one, linguists and scientists said :oday. Russians by the horde are learn- .,ig to read and speak English. But only a handful of American students are acquiring a • -orking knowledge of the Russian lan- uage. Only five public nigh schools and six private prep schools in the United States offer courses in Russian, according to Dr Kenneth Mildenberger, director of the foreign language program of the Modern - Language Association of America. About 300 students take the courses. Or a quarter - million American college students studying foreign languages, Mildenberger said, less than 5,000 are learning Russian. In contrast, the U.S. Office of cerned, has equalled or surpassed German in importance as a scientific language. Dr. Morton Hamermesh, Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Thrc« by noon and to snow again bjr afternoon. An end to the fall was expected by late afternoon, with a colder temperature trend developing tonight and partly cloudy conditions prevailing Wednesday and Thursday. The mercury hit peaks ranging from 37 at South Bend to 54 at Big-flaked snow swirled across Evansville Monday and dropped to parts of Indiana today, buffeted by'lows ranging from 24 at South Bend to 37 at Evansville during the night. Highs today will range from the 30s to the low 50s, lows tonight Snow Whirls Around Most Of Indiana By UNITED PRESS brisk winds. The white stuff spread over the one of i slate's midsection soon after dawn the few American physicists who as temperatures hovered near f rom t ] ie ] ow 2 g s to the upper 20s, j an( j hjg n3 Wednesday from (he stand at all why colleges and uni-j In the south portion, tempera-! mid-3Cs to near 40. The outlook for , versilies haven't required Russian j turcs were 8 or 9 degrees warmer Thursday for a Ph.D." Hamermesh, associate I and the precipitation came in the j director:form of rain. '• was "a little warmer." with Education reported recently that .sen observed their 40 per cent of Soviet high school .anniversray guests youths and 65 per cent of Russia's college students are studying English. Mildenberger said 24 of the 118 'J.S. graduate schools that have anguage requirements for doctor of the physics division at Argonnej The snow was scheduled to be! National Laboratory near Chicago, j confined largely to a broad band : said "Russian is the language to | across the middle of Hoosierland, knew" to keep abreast of import-'with the north portion getting "a : ant 'new developments in physics. little snow" while the central area and applied math. gets rain, sleet and snow this, American scientists who do not morning, changing to mostly raini read Russian have to wait three; lo eight months for English translations of Soviet scientific journals before they can' learn what their Russian counterparts are doing and thinking, Hamermesh said. 'That's an enormous lag," he said, "-t's a long time to wait. We're working in a vacuum, in a sense." GOLDEN DAYS SIOUX FALLS, S. D.—(UP) — When Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Christen- CHOKED^GAS? Here's 3 Times Faster Relief An inwinR little Wick tablet conlirnrnl Ihl lii!eil-lctir!l med.cine known, IttiMne (ho country by ilofm. rrilirifmw BLLL-ANS tablet lor icid IndrReilion, CM. heiitbuin. and tour ttorr.ach contains nc tiitmliij drufs, laialivps, aspirin ol trinainllreri. Certihed liboralory tests prove ULLL-ANS llble'.i neutnluo 3 times M nu:h Momach acklily In c minute •! nuny leidjn£ dIGtrtlive tjb>CU. Gel BLLL-A todiy lor tht Illicit Known relifll. 3i£ L-ANS Prcsident Eisenhower the night before (left) his ileitis attack of June 9, 1950, and leaving Walter Reed hospital after surgery. PREVIOUS SERIOUS ILLNESSES—These comparison photos show President Eisenhower before and after the two previous serious Illnesses which befell him. Physicians are optimistic en his recovery from the present cerebral occlusion. (International) philosophy degrees specify French and German. In most of No Retrial For Reas in California LOS ANGDLES (UPj — Nine California Communist Party lead- of oE CONSTABULLED—Actress Diana Dora leaves court in London, arm in sling, after filing charges of assault against. Constable Roy Anderson. The officer halted her car and arrested tier boy friend, Tommy Year- dye, on a traffic charge, One thing followed another. Now Yeardye Is out on bond pending trial on charge of obstructing' and assaulting an officer, and Diana herself has that clipped wing. (International) ers, convicted five years ago advocating violent overthrow the government, will not be tried, U.S. Ally. Laughlin E. Waters announced today. The U.S. Supreme Court ordered new trials for the nine Communists last June 17 and dismissed charges against five other party leatlers in southern California. Waters said reasons for the government's decision included the un-availability of witnesses and "inability to satisfy evidenciary requirements." The nine party members convicted under the Smith Act were William Schneiderman,-Mrs. Dorothy Healy Connelly, Frank Carlson, Ben Dobbs, Ernest Otto Fox, Carl Rude Lambert, Albert J. Lima, Loretta Slravus Stack and Olela O'Conner Yates. The so-called "second string" Communist leaders were freed by the high court on grounds that the statute of limitations nullified that par of the indictment which charged the defendants with helping to "organize" the Communist Party. . You don't need to pay $250 to $30O for INCONSPICUOUS ...QUALITY HEARING AIDS FERNBAUGM'S Jewelry Store 416 E. Bdwy n£»mt»*c*. auA 50th wedding included Mrs. Christensen's brother and three sisters and their spouses all of already had observed their wedding anniversaries. Mrs. Chris-; tcnssn'ii youngest brother and this wife ware also present but didn't attract much attention. They had been married only 47 years. 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