Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California on July 9, 1961 · Page 3
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Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California · Page 3

Long Beach, California
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Sunday, July 9, 1961
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EXPLAINS TRAGEDY John A l b e r t , survivor of fishing boat, which collided with schooner, tells of the tragedy to housekeeper of Krwin Bauer, owner of boat, and his sister, Mrs. Thor Iversen. Housekeeper was i d e n t i f i e d only as "Roseln." Bauer was killed in the Saturday collision.--(AP Photo) investigating Yacht-Boal Crash Which Killed One Joy Strives fo Forget Sea Tragedy By BOB SANDERS A lluntington Beach mother Saturday paid modest ribute to her 14-year-old son, who survived the terrifying ordeal of watching his grand- 'alher and a friend die aboard i 6x3-foot life raft d r i f t i n g n the open sea last week. "I'm proud of him." saic Mrs. Verna H. McClelland 7731 Newman St., of her lusky son, Terry Wayne. "1 always have been." The 180-pound Huntington Beach sophomore was rescued 90 miles southwest ol San Diego last Friday after spending three days on the life raft after his grandfather Russell U. Bradford, 48, of 7715 Newman St.. H u n t i n g t o n Beach, and a f r i e n d , A l v i n Wesley Harlman, 55, of 2305 S. Towner St., Santa Ana had died. Although not completely recovered from the ordeal, Terry is "eating like a horse," according to his mother, but INDEPENOENT-PRESS-TELEGRAM--A-3 Long Reach, Citli./ Suidair, July 1, 1H1 DAVE BERRY Will Appear STELLA MARQUEZ Miss I.B.C. BYRON PALMER To Return IBC Opening Will Feafure Beaufy[ Comedy, Music s t i l l "doesn't aboul what, him." (Continued from Page A-l) Medical Center. The extravaganza is at Veterans Memorial S t a d i u m . Long Beach Sponsors Club A u x i l i a r y of the Cily of Hope warT"o" t a l k h" arranged for tickets to he happened to "HE WANTS to forget it." Mrs. M c C l e l l a n d said, "lie wants his feelings lo return Crew members of a 162- foot. San Pedro-based schooner which Saturday rammed and sank a 42-foot fishing boat said they saw no lights on the craft. F.rwin Bauer, SO of San around and immediately got a boat, over the side to assist the survivors. The Goodwill suffered no damage in the crash. A world- famed racing vessel it won t h e I.os A n g e l e s - H o n o l u l u race in 1953. It is the West Coast's biggest sailing yacht. The Goodwill left Newport harbnr Friday and was bound for G u a d a l u p e Island. slashed i h r o u g h the smaller boat at 2 a.m. 45 miles off San Diego. j Cdr. W i l l i a m Benkert, o f f i : Dallas Women Lead First Leg of Powder Derby ccr in charge of marine in- las women piloting a spection for the Coast Guard,ll k i n e outdistanced all DALLAS (DPI)--Two Dai- light other said an investigation of t h e accident is underway. B e n - kert. said he will talk to survivors Monday. Survivors from the fishing craft were Walter Foote, 1.1,' Yoshio Kawamoto, 4 1 . and John A l b e r t , all of San Diego. They were transferred frgm the Goodwill to a Coast G u a r d c u t t e r a f t e r t h e S a l u r - dav accident. e n t r a n t s in the first leg of the cross-cnuntrv 2.709-mile Powder Puff Derby by reaching Dallas Saturday night. proceed to Dallas today. * - * + MRS. DOROTHY WARREN pilot, and Mrs. Emily Anderson, co-pilot and a student pilot with only 13 hours lo her credit, landed (heir Bo to what they were before he ,vent away." A f t e r considerable discussion, Terry and his mother decided he should attend the "uneral service for Harlman. Service for Bradford is be- :ng held up in the hope that lis body, which lost off the raft, will be recovered. Terry and the two ivere forced to abandon their j small cabin cruiser as it sank! in h e a v y seas off San Diegoj w h i l e t h e y were, on a commercial f i s h i n g expedition. "If he could get through t h a t out there." Mrs. McClelland said, "I gi;ess he could g e t I h r o u g h most things." Bad weather hampered t h e j n a n z a K at 7:19 p.m. CST at The rest of the B7-plane field--with the pilots ranging from teen-agers to g r a n d mothers--was s c a t t e r e d between Arizona and Texas. Mrs. Frances Eiera. of 4281 Dallas. sold at the M u n i c i p a l A u d i t o - r i u m box office and these add i t i o n a l locations: BUFFUiVlS', Pine Avenue at JBroadway; Walker's, Fourth Street and Pine Avenue; Proctor's, 128 W. Broadway; Scars iRoebuck and Beach Blvd.; J. C. Penney Co., 500 Pine Ave.; Thriftymart, seat Veterans Memorial Sta- Theater, 4 2 / 5 A t l a n t i c Ave. "This is entertainment for the entire family," said Meinhardt. Each beauty delegate will he dressed in the national costume of her nation. Each will present a g i f t from her homeland to the Cily of Long Beach for acceptance by Mayor Edwin W. Wade. + * * * THE GLOBAL glamour girls w i l l receive a key to (he city. George P. Taubman, IBC president, praised the City of Hope for reserving the 12,500- Inc., 2164 Bellflower Blvd. Bank of America, Fourth Street and Pine Avenue; Java Lanes, 3800 E. Pacific Coast llwy.; Hirams. 4601 Silva Ave., Lakewood; Quigley's, Shore, and Cresi ful humanitarian work that is: being carried on at the Duarte i n s t i t u t i o n , " Taubman said. Opening ceremonies in the s t a d i u m is the only outdoor stage spectacular in the IBC 3 in Hospital After U-Turn on Freeway Busy Saturday afternoon t r a f f i c was diverted off tho northbound Long Beach Freeway for 40 minutes a f t e r a 60-year-old motorist made a U-turn and drove head-on into another car, sending three persons to the hospital. The motorist. Thomas J. Brooks, of 637 Magnolia Ave., was arrested for drunk driving, according to police. He had been driving north on the freeway near Willow Street when, according to witnesses, he made a U-turn and drove south, hitting a northbound car driven by Daniel B. Hamburg, 35, of pageant. When formal judging gets under way from July 25 to July 2R, the global glamor contest and its accompanying show moves inside Municipal Auditorium. Miss I n t e r n a t i o n a l has the largest representation of na-i« r? ," r ' y s lions of any ' in the world. Monterey Psik. V * V fc- HAMBURG'S C A R w a s spun around by the impact, colliding with a car driven by Sylvia J. Alvarez, 18, of 119 Willow St., Campion. AUTHORS'MTED" BY N.Y. PUBLISHER beauty contest H ' p n ( " '" d i u m for the opening ceremonies benefit .luly 22. j "We believe the public will respond enthusiastically and t h a t the City of Hope will benefit substantially. The entire world knows the wonder- Air Passenger ! Disarmed, Held LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A vacationing salesman, enraged By GEORGE WEEKS County-financed flood control projects valued at nearly S9 m i l l i o n are u n d e r construction in the immediate Long Beach area. In addition, final plans and S i x t y - f i v e of I h e e n t r a n t s because a stewardess tooU s p e c i f i c a t i o n s prepared by the landed at Tucson. Ariz.. 13 others landed at Y u m a . Ariz., and the rest landed at El Paso, Midland or Abilene, Tex. The Coast Cinarrl said t h e l P c p p e r w o o d Ave., f o u r - t i m e cause of Ihe collision is not 1 Derby winner landed in Tuc-l delerminetl. The sea was c a l m son in two hours, four and t h e r e was good v i s i b i l i t y , o f f i c i a l s reported. Cdr. Benkert said the Gond- The w o m e n took off t h i s away his bo!lie of whisky, threatened two persons w i t h a pocket k n i f e aboard a high-' flying, crowded jet a i r l i n e r , city engineer's office for fur- t h e r drainage improvements i t o t a l i n g more t h a n S'i m i l l i o n Saturday, police said. A young Marine, one oM19 ready for approval byj the flood control d i s t r i c t by w i l l "apparently took aclion in accordance w i t h pood seamanship, s t o p p e d , t u r n e d ules, from Montgomery passengers aboard U n i t e d A i r , ,, San D icfi° for t h e ' L i n e s Flight S53 from Chicago and 55 seconds out of: 1 5 l h "mnrng^of the air race.;t o Los Angeles, q u i c k l y disarmed the man, investigators reported. The salesman, i d e n t i f i e d as .Joseph Newkirk, 60, of Argo, San Diego. Her average speed'. . . was 175 miles per hour. She lOV/dMS TO Meet I reported very t u r b u l e n t air and headwinds on the f i r s t leg of i h e race. She planned lo The a n n u a l Waterloo, Iowa, picnic, w i l l be held at Bixby Park, J u l y 15. at 1 1 a.m. Sept. 1. In most instances construction is scheduled to start before Jan. I, ID62, under contracts to be awarded :y the county. 111., was booked. COMMUNITY SAVINGS has a personalized gift for you MONOGRAMMED CRYSTAL GLASSES with your personal initial in 23-K pure gold Made from real crystal. A tcl of S, with any initial. 1.5 yours free for opcninn a f~iOO nccnunl or adding tliil to 'jour present account. Again! Our Popular Serving Casseroles. Frl of 4, decorated in Western Designs. for accounts of £-?ot. More Free G i f t s . Select from Ihe varied and useful display at cack cricc. Sorry, no gifts mailed. You'll Receive a Full 3 Months' Interest on September SO, if you. open or add lo your zceounibyjiily JO. Your Account Is Insured to $10,000 b'j an instrumentality of the U.S. Government, Save By Mail. We provide envelopes ondpay postage both icays. This summary of the long- range p r o g r a m t o control flood waters -- and run-off from ordinary storms -- has just been issued by Cily Engineer Jess D. Gilkerson. W i t h i n a few days the last COMMUNITY SAVINGS Assctt over $70,000,000. RogerE. Dunn, President Rex A. Dunn, Chairman of the Board COMPTON 477f:.ComrtmBlrd. P A R A M O U N T 15S53Paramount Blvd. LONG BEACH XOOi A tlnntic A ve., Rixby KnnUs TOR FULL EARNINGS All savings received by July JO earn from July 1, SPECIAL Open Every Friday Until 6 P.M. NOW! TRIPLE BLUE CHIP STAMPS Another Community lint. Triple Blue Chip Stomps for . to present accounts up to the 1085 limit. Your cftoj'ce i fill be nailed it you sore by tr.cil. of the local projects financed I .1---. from Ihe S170 m i l l i o n c o u n t y bond issue of 1!)52 will be under construction. j This is drainage work incident to the realignment of Willow St. and c o n s t r u c t i o n of the San Diego Freeway between Lakewood Blvd. and Clark Ave. State engineers are about to award a 51,299,- nOO contract, of which about $150,000 will go for drainage. Of slorm drain p r o j e c t s now well advanced, the largest is the improvement of Cerritos and F leal her Channels in the northeast section at an estimated 55,150,000. North Long Reach p u m p s l a t i o n s and relaled works t o t a l almost S2.5 m i l l i o n , and the big d r a i n in Ihe Municipal A i r p o r t area a m o u n t s to $900,000. Among Ihe d r a i n s to be financed from the $225 million counly bonds of 1058. top p r i o r i t y lias been given Ihe million-dollar flood-control district in the Alamitos (Jay area. Specifications provide l h a t pipeline i n s t a l l a t i o n s along the bay and p e n i n s u l a will not l a k e place d u r i n g summer months. That prohibition has been l i f t e d , however, for the construction of the p u m p station adjacent lo A l a m i t o s Bay Yacht Club. C e r t a i n reservations w i l l be imposed to prevent conflict w i t h beach use, Gilkerson said. F i n a l plans for the bay- area improvements are already complete, as are those for an 'even larger drainage system in the El Dorado Park section. I h e latter is estimated at SI,270,000. Also on f i l e with the county are plans for a 3700,000 extension of the North Long Beach storm control system. Plans for a $270,000 project in the West Long Beach arc ncaring completion, includin; two lines designed by H a r b o r D e p a r t m e n t engineers. Drivers Save 6 From Fire SUMPS NEW FUNDS OF I S O , 300 j 600 ; 900 , 1085 S50 ! SI00 to I lo S99 ! SI99 to S299 $300 I $00 or $299 Two Compton motorists Saturday were credited with ddition ^ v ' ing , he Mves of f j v e c h j ]. Stamp, d rcn anc [ t^jr father by leading them from their b u r n i n g house in Lynwood. Tony Hill, 31. of 1340i/ 2 K. 152nd St., and Dennis Nason, 2f), of 117 W. Rcnnett St., holh o f C o m p l o n , h e a r d screams coming from a house. * * ^ + AFTER BREAKING in several windows, the two men led Fred Jameson, 35, and his f i v e children to safety. 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