Port Angeles Evening News from Port Angeles, Washington on December 31, 1957 · Page 2
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Tuesday, Dec. 31, 195? 6 Pages 10 Cents Port Angeles, Washington OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH THE NEW-Oeputy Auditor Ella Rowles displays old and new style license plates. Though the new plates will go on sale Jan. 2, Mrs. Rowles saM this morning the registration forms mailed from Olympia on Dec. 27 have not yet been •received by local residents; That OLA 000 designation is an actual license, not a .sample,;,? 1 !?teen other" county residents also will draw a 000 license number./"' ' • ' ' Hurricane Ridge Road Expected To Open Wednesday; Doubt Use of Tows Barring any major change Jn the weather, the Heart o' the Hills National Park Highway to Hurricane Ridge will be open at 9 a.m. Wednesday. Supt. Fred J. Overly of the Olympic National Park made the announcement this morning after making an inspection trip over the new road Monday. • He said road crews are now busy widening the highway for two-lane Sputnik I To Be Casualty Soon LONDON W) — Moscow radio says Sputnik I is going to be an early casualty of the new year. The first space satellite is coming closer .and closer to the earth, a Soviet broadcast last night said, It is expected to "enter the dense layers of the atmosphere and cease to exist in 'the first days of January." The ^padcast,. ; sai.d ..the , manmade moon's. OrbltV now. gets no higher than 198 miles up. When tt was: sent up Oct; 4, it had a maximum altitude of 590 miles. traffic .and attempting to clear the parking area around the lodge on Hurricane Ridge. Overly said one dark spot in the picture is the doubt about operation of the ski tows. The same whipping winds that defeated road crews in their attempts .to open the road last week drifted snow over parts of the tows. • Operator Larry Winters was on the ridge Monday attempting to get the bows in operation, .but faced a huge task, Overly said. Attempts to make radio contact with the crews on top of the ridge from park headquarters this morning failed .and no late report on the condition of the tows was •avall- aible at 11 a.m. Overly said limited food service will be available at the lodge Chains are required for all cars using the road. LOGGER KILLED BY CAR SPOKANE. tW- Ole Tleken, 74 retired Spokane logger,-died Mon. day night .of 'Dnjurles received 2 hours earlier.-when struck^bjfc.'*n ; automobile'; at* a ..downtown' street intersection. His death /was the 20th traffic fatality in Spokane this year. . . • Army Claims New Records For Helicopters WASHINGTON UP) — The Army claimed three new helicopter altitude records Tuesday. It said that Capt. James E. Bowman of Amboy, Ind., flying a Cessna YH41 "Seneca" helicopter at Wichita, Kan., recaptured the altitude record from France Saturday by reaching 30,335 feet. This altitude, the Army said, also set a new record for "no weight restriction" class helicopters and also for helicopters of between 1,102 and 2,204 pounds. Bowman also reached a new height of 28,200 feet for a third class of helicopters weighing between 2,204 and 3,858 pounds. Bowman's new altitude, the Army announcement said, exceeded a 26,931 foot flight toy Jean Boulet of France, who flew an "Alouette" helicopter on June 6, 1955. Bowman's .flight was supervised by a representative of the National iAeronautics Assn. tout must be confirmed and accepted, by the worldwide governing body, Federation Aeronatlque Internation- ale. The altitude of helicopters is limited by the diminishing density of air as they ascend which reduces the bite the rotary blades can take. The Seneca helicopter used by the Army is a military version of the Cessna CH-1B four-place commercial version. Names Added To State Fatalities OLYMPIA UK — Three names were added to the state's 1957 traffic death list Tuesday and three others removed, making the total for the year so far 536 persons, Jwo more than last year at this. time. The three additions were Philip Lacey, 12, Walla Walla, killed In a car-bicycle accident in Walla Walla Monday afternoon; Edna A. Krause, 57, ; Warden, fatally injured Monday afternoon when her car-ran off the road on the Sno- qualmle Pass Highway, and Ole Tiegen, 74, Spokane, fatally in- !jured Monday evening when struck by- a; car while crossing a Spokane-, street: ' '• ' • ' • - - '••;, ... The nam.es removed l-'from the' -list-were Betty Anne Manuel, 16, Arline Judge, 17, and Randolph Palmanteer; 14, all of Nespelem, Judge Max Church, Rep. G.T. Sandison Made Honorary Members of Makah Tribe During Tribal Council Session Two Port Angeles men were adopted as honorary members of the Makah Indian Tribe at ceremonies i&t Neah Bay Monday night. The men honored by resolution of the Tribal Council, were Judge Max Church of the Superior Court of Clallam and Jefferson counties and Gordon T. Sandison, state representative. Each received a Makah Indian name, a certificate indicating honorary tribal membership and a hand carved totem pole. The names, chosen by tribal elders, were bestowed and explained by Jac.k Sebastian. Eustace Markishtum was master of ceremonies, introducing the guests of honor. and saying it is the first time such honor has been bestowed. Judge Church's Makalt name is Ah-up-Wiyck. That is the name of a traditional and legendary bird who acted as judge for wildlife in the forest. All wildlife in the woods asked the bird the right course to take in life land the woodland Judge was always right,' Sebastian explained. Sandison's tribal name is Du-bu- blts-schblck. It means in the Ma- kah language the boss whaler. He was the man in the early days who led the great whale hunts. He was the one who gavp advice and the only man who knew how ,to approach a whale of a certain species so the big animal could be harpooned. CEBEafOMY^-Judge 'Max Church and Rep. Gordon . Sandason. were adopted as honorary members of the Makah trite at Neah Bay Monday nigm. Sandison is at the extreme left and Chujch. fourth from left, others in the pictures are elders of the Makah tribe and members of the Tribal Council. ' Chairman Clifford J o h n s on said the reason for tribal adoption, by Tribal Council resolution Dec. 19, 1957, was that the two men have proved t h e m s e Ives friends of the Makahs over a long period of years. ELECTION DAT Monday was tribal election day at Neah Bay when new members of the Tribal Council were voted on. Dinner was served in the new Community Hall, built by the Ma- kahs themselves. Women of t h e tribe cooked and served the dinner to tribe members and guests. Tribal elders "sang for the ir dinner" before It was served. The tribal songs were accompanied by an Indian drum. Among the singers were Ralph LaChester, Dewey McGee, Everett Green, Jack Sebastian, John Markishtum, Arthur Claplanhoo and several others, Including some women. The Rev. R. W. Ides gave the invocation before dinner. The Rev. Perry Udes opened the business meeting that followed dinner, with a prayer. Tribal Council members g a ve reports of business transacted during 1957. Tribal Attorney Nathan Richardson gave his report of legal matters taking place this year and others planned for the coming year. ACCEPTS HONORS The pew Makahs, Judge Church 1 and Rep, Sandison, made speeches of acceptance after dinner and during the annual meeting that followed. Both men expressed pleasure over the honor given them and the manner in which the meeting was conducted. The meeting was similar to a New England town' meeting with tribal members asking questions and entering discussions if they wished. The Tribal Council members sat at a tablfe at the front of the hall. Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Camp Fire Oirls presented the American flag an<J led in the flag salute. Among matters reported on and discussed wer« a pending M a k ah timber sale, tribal leases and the tribal claim oa the Ogette reservation. Tribal election results were read. Elected for a three year term were Clinton Hayte and for one year Frank Smith Jr. Holdover council memjbers are Chairman Clifford JohRsoa, Arthur Clap- lanaoo and L«ke Werkishtum. Tuesday, Dec. 31, 195? 222nd Issue of 42nd Year Member A&rodated p feM IKE COMPLETES WORK ON RECORD BUDGET; NO TAX INCREASE SEEN OETTYSBtma, Pa. IM — President Eisenhower gave all but final approval Tuesday to a budget for the next fiscal year Which will set a peacetime record but Is not expected to call for any 1 tax; increases. The White House announced El- senhowervwill submit tile spend- in? program to Congress Jan, 13 in a mes-sage spelling out the bulk of his domestic program. At the same time it was announced he will deliver in person his Jan. D State of The Union message. That message will be abbreviated — about half J'he length of his previous,ones — and will deal mainly with national security. Eisenhower pencilled in his approval of the budget figure —.reportedly, in the neighborhood T of 74 billion dollars — at a front porch conference on his Gettysburg estate with Budget Director Percival Brundage and James R. Killlan Jr., special assistant for science and technology. The White House did not jah- fijounce whether the budget for the r -yje>r. stalrtil% 'next July 1 will toe higher than 'the 72 billion fdr,the present year. It was learned, hbw- Ijj will be larger; mainly because of increased defense spending.' Presidential press secretary James C. Hagerty said tie does not expect any increase In federal taxes but he added he does not look for any reduction either. Brundage drove here from Washington with Killian. That, and the fact that the White House science adviser sat in on the meeting underscored the important 'bearing that space age weapons will have on spending. The- session , was Elsenhower's only announced business for the day. Otherwise the outlook was for a Times Editor, Wife 111 From Mushrooms SEATTLE </P) — Russell L. McGrath, 64, managing editor of The Seattle Times, and his wife, Grace, 60, were recovering Tuesday after being stricken with mushroom poisoning Monday night. ' ; McGrath told police he and his wife had eaten mushrooms at dinner. He<sald he ,picked wthem. Sunday, at a golf course here. quiet, family-type New Year's Eve on the Elsenhower farm. Little If any festive greeting of 1958 was in prospect. Today is the sixth birthday of Susan Elsenhower, one of the four grandchildren of the President and First Lady, and "they will celebrate it," said White House press secretary James C. Hagerty with a grin. Eisenhower and the grandchildren strolled around the farm yesterday lor a while In w e a t her that was clear but near freezing. The President also r e c eived from Washington the latest t y pe- •wrltten draft of the State of the Union message he will give Congress Jan. 9. His budget message goes to the lawmakers shortly afterward. Estimate's in government circles are that the 'budget will toe in the neighborhood of 74 billion dollars, compared with 72 billions for the Current fiscal year ending: June 30. Defense spending in the light of recent. Russian missile and o t her advances accounts for most of the increase! Resignation Of Ben-Gurion, Cabinet Acepted By Ben-zvi By ERIC GOTTGETREU JERUSALEM WV-lsraeli Pres- dent Izhak Ben-Zvi accepted the resignation of Premier David Ben- Gurion and his five-party coalition cabinet Tuesday. The President Immediately scheduled talks with leaders of the 10 parties represented in Parliament, beginning with Ben-Gurion's Socialist Mapal Party, Ben-Gurion : was expected to be asked to form another government—possibly excluding two small left-wing parties which have 'been opposing him in his cabinet. Secy. Mitchell To Speak in Vancouver VANCOUVER, Wash. (^—Secretary of Labor Mitchell will speak here Jan. 20 at a $25-a-plate United Republican dinner, one of 60 to toe held across the' nation that same day as curtain raisers of the 1958 election campaign. Air-Sea Rescue Saves 51 In Buenos Aires BUENOS AIRES I/PI — A four- engine Sunclerland seaplane crashed while landing in Buenos Aires harbor Tuesday but a swift air-sea rescue saved all 51 persons aboard. The British-made liner was carrying 44 passengers and « crew of seven on a regular flight from Buenos Aires to Asuncion, the capital of Paraguay. The captain, a Miguel Albero, said he was about 15 minutes out of Buenos Aires when he was hit by storm weather and turned back. Passengers said the plane bounced three times when it hit the water and that,a pontoon apparently broke off. Entire Chinese Clan Migrates SAN FRANCISCO UP) — Almost the entire population, of a Chinese village near Hong Kong has en tered San Francisco Illegally in recent years, federal agents disclosed Monday. Asst. U.S. Atty. James B. Schnake said some 250 members of the Huey (or Huie) family, which inns most of San Francisco's hand laundries, are masquerading as children of previously naturalized or American-born citizens. The family comes from the little village of. Sal Kee In Canton Province. Schnake went to Hong Kong to investigate the matter. "There are only about 100 persons still living in Sai Kee," he said, "mostly wives of men here and old men who have gone home to die." Schnake said evidence began to mount against the Huey clan of Sai Kee last June when an 80- year-old family member threatened with deportation revealed the true identity of 37 of the migrated family. The government has been lenient about deporting Chinese nationals to their homeland where they might face Communist prosecution. CHECKING UP ON THE OLD BOY—There are n months to go in the International Geophysical year—it extends Until Pec. 31, 1958. But already considerable has been learned about the earth and its surroundings, which is the aim. Numbers above indicate discoveries. 1. Northern and Southern lights flash simultaneously, caused by radiations from the sun. 2. The magnetic equator has been charted. It runs sometimes north and sometimes south of the geographic equator. 3. Fish are having their problems since the deep and surface waters of the oceans aren't changing places as rapidly as they used to. 4. World's record low temperature: 10S-1 degrees below at the South Pole. 5. Weather of past ages can be checked by ice borings. Th>y are read like tree rings. 8. Antarctic ice lO.OOO feet thick recorded. 7. Flowing in the opposite direction, there is an ocean current 9,000 leet below the Gulf Stream. 8. A quarter- tach4ong worm was flshgd from 10,300 leet below sea level without its exploding from the pressure change. 9. Much can be learned of the earth's surface from the satellites but Sputnik secrecy and confusion ha ve so. far concealed the value of this phase of the effort. 10. A mountain ridge $,QOO feet high has been located on the floor of the Arctic Ocean. PREPARED REPORT - Pictured, above, is H. Rowan Galther Jr., for whom the controversial report on the nation's military preparedness is named. Gaither, chairman of the board of the Ford Foundation, initially headed the group of citizens who prepared the report at the request of the White House. Routine Check Leads To Arrest Of Wanted Man WEST PALM BEACH, Pla. Uft — Russell Wayne Carpenter, 21, wanted in a double slaying in a Washington, D.C., bar, was arrested last night by a patrolman making a routine check of transients. The 'FBI said he would be jailed in Miami. Arraignment was slated on a charge of unlawful flight to avoid prosecution for murder, said Special Agent John H. Williams. Patrolman Larry Wald questioned the hitchhiking Carpenter, who showed him a wallet containing pictures that nmtched FBI circulars and .a driver's license bearing the name of the wanted man. Wald arrested him. Police Sgt. E. E. Graham said Carpenter related that he separated in Miami Beach from Henry Clay Overton, 44, after arriving there Sunday. Carpenter said a Miami police car fell Jn behind them and they became frightened. They left the car and split up. Later Overton went back for the car and headed north. He was killed in .a head-on auto collision Sunday night at Wrens, Ga., that fatally injured Charles N. Wray, 42, a construction worker from High Point, N.C. Graham said Carpenter told of throwing away ia ,45-caliber pistol at Miami Beach. He was unarmed when arrested. Overton and Wray, who was driving to his job at the missile center at Cape Canaveral, FLa., were killed in a collision during Overton's 100-mile-an-hour flight in a stolen car from the Georgia state patrol. Found in the wreckage was a loaded, sawed-off shotgun. Patrol Sgt. J. L. Knight said he believed "Overton was getting ready to blast us with that shotgun" and lost control trying to drive and shoot at the same time. The shooting at the Washington bar stemmed from a quarrel over a $10 drink tab. Police taid .two men left the bar, but returned and started shooting with a .45-caliber pistol and a sawed-off shotgun. U.S. WANTS DISARM PACT BEFORE MEET By JOHN SCALI WASHINGTON 'M— The U n 1 led States was reported preparing today to insist that Russia prove Its good faith by new disarmament concessions before this country will consider a second East-West summit conference. , This basic strategy unfolded as top officials drafted President El- senhower's reply to Russian Premier Bulganin's newest bid for a meeting of Communist and free world leaders. Eisenhower and Secretary of State Dulles were understood to be Increasingly reconciled to the inevitability of a new round of talks with the Soviets, but far from enthusiastic about the prospects. Their .attitude, in the face of Allied pressure for new discussions, appeared to be developing into this pattern: 1. New talks should be confined strictly to the disarmament deadlock and should not Include d 1 3- cussion of political problems. 2. These discussions should be held either on a foreign ministers' level or lower, such as within the United Nations Disarmament Commission, to test Russia's professed willingness to ease ten- ions. 3. The door to a multination summit conference, bringing together Eisenhower and Bulganin, will remain open as a follow-up to any promising disarmament negotiations. If Russia rejects new disarmament talks or refuses to offer concessions, Eisenhower and D u 1 les will vigorouly oppose any new summit conference. Their view, officials said, is that it would harm the West by sending hopes skyrocketing, only to see them tumble in disillusionment. Harold Stassen, Eisenhower's disarmament chief, meanwhile was reported urging the administration to "liberalize" its own disarmament attitude in advance ;of new talks withe the Soviets. Stassen was understood to have strongly advanced his recommendations for changes despite bitter opposition from Dulles, Atomic Energy Commissioner Lewis L. Strauss and the Defense Department. w ~" | • i DECISIVE MEETING The conflicting Dulles - Stasseir' views will be laid before President Eisenhower at a decisive meeting of the National Security Council set for next Monday in the White House. Town Affiliation Extends To Romance YORK, Pa. Wl—The new year will find Aries, France, and York, Pa., tied even closer together. Two years ago the two communities began an exchange program to learn more about each other's community affairs. Yesterday York learned that the first .teacher it sent to Aries under the program, Miss Margaret Virginia Boltz, 36, had become the Christmas Eve bride of 42-year-old Charles Privat, mayor of Aries. Miss Boltz had remained in Aries, teaching English, after the initial six-month exchange she began in January, 2056. Meanwhile, York continues teaching of French in Its elementary schools. Red Skelton Suffers Near Fatal Heart Failure in Asthma Attack By JAMES BACON SANTA MONICA, Calif, (ffl — Comic Red Skelton, upset over his .Ajn's illness and an upcoming TV appearance with Bing Crosby, almost suffocated last night from a severe asthmatic attack. The attack brought on heart failure which left Skelton literally gasping for life. His wife Georgia summoned a fire department rescue squad and his personal physician in time to revive him. He was later taken by ambulance from his Bel Air home to St. John's Hospital in Santa Mon- loa. His doctor said he was sleeping and "progressing satisfactorily." He said his condition was still serious but not critical a.s it was when he arrived at the hospital. The physician said the asthmatic phase of the attack was complicated by accumulation of fluid in ;he lungs and the combination, depriving the heart of oxygen, brought on the heart failure. He added, however, that "it was not a heart attack and no indication that the heart was bad to start with." "If there are 10 steps to death, you can say that Red took nine of them," the doctor said. Mrs. Skelton said her husband has suffered from a chronic asthma condi'.ion for 30 years. "But he never bad an attack. like this one," she said. "When it came on he took his asthma pills the same as always, but this time they had no effect. "The attack kept getting worse and worse so that he began to gasp for air. His face turned red and I thought he was going to go. His pulse got very low." She said that Red was working at the time on material for a film to be shot today with Crosby. His own television show, on the air tonight, already has been filmed and he was to do a skit with Cros» by on the Bel Air golf course for showing Jan. 12. The skit was to be part of a TV spectacular on Crosby's annual Pebble Beach Golf Tournament. Skelton, 44, usually rated one, of show business' greatest clowns, feels humble about working with performers like Crosby, his wile said. '•Red told me Just the other day that he didn't think he was good, enough to work with someone like Bing," Mrs. Skelton said. "» fact, he hasn't slep: for three nights worrying about it. "I know he's great, so does everybody else, but he doesn't think so." She added: "Then we got news about Richard today that wasn't good." S.lie did not elaborate but said doctors had put their 11-year-old sou, suffering from leukemia, under a new medication.

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