Independent from Long Beach, California on May 18, 1957 · Page 4
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· - ' . . " · - · Sex Fiend Wein Roads to Cost it will cost 60 million dollars to meet Long Beach deficiencies In highways and major streets during the next 14 years, exclusive of state-financed freeways, -This estimate was given Friday by Bernard E. Me- Curie,.deputy city engineer, at a regional meeting here of engineers preparing a report for submission to the State Highway Division and eventual referral to federal authorities. · McCune said the estimate In eludes Improvements of existing roadways as well as addltlona mileage that will be required before 1971. Excluded are such projects, still In the planning Ktaga but expected to be state- financed, as the cross-town Long Beach Freeway and the Artejla Freeway. Others at the city hall meet Ing Included Joseph Williams. New Charge Hits; Davis 5 ana Billy G. Morse and John H. Davis, who are awaiting retrial on R murder charge for which hey once were condemned to engineer In the County Road die, faced new trouble Friday. Depr;, and representatives of They were arraigned before the .cities of Los Angeles, Municipal Judge C h a r l e s T, Lako*ood. Dairy . Valley and Smith on a felony complaint Signal Hill. ·· A , charging them with cashing I · · · : · · ; '·'··'·' worthless checks In Long Beach OtfE PURPOSE of the re- 1 " 1 " 1 "tarkets and department gional sessions Is to correlate ·*««· '" recommendations of the various public agencies so that high- , ._ , ways which traverse numerous eery count* covering checks to- cities as well as unincorporated territory may be of uniform design.; McCune explained. Th group Is working with tho ·Metropolitan . Transports tlon; Engineering ' Board, of which Hugo H. Winter, of the Lo» .Angeles City Engineering Bureau, Is chairman. ' Detailed forwarded reports are to ' be DAVIS WAS cited on 16 for- tallng $1,403.64. Morse was named In live of the , same counts. : i, . ., '.,-.. Their preliminary hearing will be May 22. I 1 MORSE, 28, and Davis, 42, were sentenced In January 1956 to die In the gas chamber for the Dec. 23, 1953, holdup-murder of Clerk Lynn V. Feaster In before Aug. 1 · to his liquor store at 5440 Long Slat* Highway .Engineer G. T. McCoy for transmlttal to the federal government. Tho state- Beach Blvd. They were returned here from San Quentln prison for retrla ELNA JOHNSON AND FRIEND. A pal, but a problem wide; studies of highway defl-jafter the State Supreme Court denotes arc required by the reversed the death sentence on . Fedejal Highway Act' of l!38, grounds a defense attorney was n prelude to extensive federal guilty of misconduct during aid (or road projects. I their Jury trial. , - ·«-! T-rw- Long Beach Rejects : Low Bids on library . . . - . . - · · - · · · Because the two lowest bid dcrs committed technical errors, City-Manager Sam E. Vlckers has ; rejected all nine offers for a contract to construct the Dan* Branch Library, 3680 Atlantic Aye. x Instead, the Invitations to bid will be republlshed and new pro- LJZ.ManAsks $103.flOOior: Fall Injuries ·· A · Long Beach man sought $103,000 In Superior Court Friday .for injuries suffered last June; 21 when he fell while hoarding a motorbcat at Seal Bca3 Pier. Tb'e complaint, filed by Attor- posals will be opened (bout May 29. Vlckers announced. The two lowest bidders were Beswick Construction Co.. Long Beach, at $123,642, and Russell S. West. Long Beach. $123,880, BUT BESWICK failed to list subcontractors, ai required by aw, and Best failed to post a xnd at the time of bidding, City Engineer Jess D. Gllkerson reported. The low bid conforming to all peculations was $126,982 by ''rancls Lowry, Long Beach. The Ity's cost estimate was $120, XX). In all such bidding the city reserves the right to reject all ffers, Vlckers explained, , Hey Elizabeth Mix, alleged James Marlon Chalkcr, 3363 Lewis · Ave.; suffered a broken arm, __ multiple wrist fractures, torn auto operator for $100,000 arm; ligaments and Internal In' Juries when the boat "Sally Joe" lurched. . . · Ctialker said ho was being taken to Install oil-well equipment on an offshore drilling Island operated by Monterey OH Co, lie nnmed the oil firm n n d t h e boat's operators, Charles L. and C. M. Stockton nnd; Arthur Lcscher, defendants ' $100,000 Sought for Crash Injury GIFT COULD SEND NEEDY BOY TO CAMP Underprivileged c h 11- · dren want to go to camp this summer, and you can help them. ,. E x e c u t i v e - ' d i r e c t o r George M. Logan of\the ' C o m m u n i t y W e l f a r e Council, announces t h a t ' several hundlred of these needy, c h i l d r e n , who would benefit by camp experience, cannot raise the needed $25,. That's the average cost per week for · camper," Logan sayi, "but we urge that anyone donating give what he can." Logan says many organizations -- s e r v i c e clubs, church groups and labor unions -- combined last year to send numbers of children to camp. "The response to our fund appeal was gratifying, but there still were many, many children left out. This year we hope to send some of those." Donations and further Information about special cases of exceptional need . should be sent to the · council at 1213 Cedar Ave. ' An electric car driver sued an In Superior Court Friday, Christopher Clarence Madsen, 1307 Mlramar Ave,, said he suf. fcrcd brain concussion, four broken ribs and Internal Injuries when his vehicle was hit at Re« dondo Ave. and 6th St. March 30. His attorney, Eugene J. Long, charged motorist L. B. Atchley, and his wife, Lois, 4242 Vermont Ave., with negligence. Dope Charge Names Three A narcotics-possession com plaint against three men arrest ed Thursday at a Long Beach Air Force Base entrance was Issued Friday by the district attorney's office. Accused are Robert A. Hanley. 18, an Air Force man; Allan J. Simmons, 20. of 430 Plait St and John E, Vlldosola, 19, of 1639 Walnut Ave, Officers said they found a Mind can filled with marljuna n their auto. Collie Rover Roved Into Elnrfs Heatt It's not t h a t Elna Johnsot doesn't like her visitor. She does -- too much, maybe. But .Rover's got to go. He's playing hob with her life. Rover-^'the most affectionate collie you ever saw ragged, starving and footsore when Miss Johnson found him 1 Fishing '· Boat Missing Since May 15 A Long Beach-based fishing xat has been missing since Wednesday north of San Fran- Isco, the Coast Guard reported lai t Monday near Junlpero Ave. and E. 20th St. She knocked at doors In the neighborhood, searching for.his Man Caught in LB. Will Be Executed Edward S. Wein. 33, Lo Angeles painting contracto arrested In Long Beach las November when a woman who said he had attackec her Identified him In a restaurant, Friday was sen tenced by Superior Judge LeRoy Dawson In Los An geles to die In the gas chamfer under the state's Little 1 Jndbergh Law. lie was convicted by a jury a»t Friday on 22 felony counts nvolvlng attacks against worn- n, including five counti of violating (he Little Lindbergh Law, whlcli carries the death pen ally. " . · · · * · '; -,IN A "ONE IW a million' chance,' « Lew Angeles woman ttendlng a party In * local restaurant accidentally stepped n a man's foot--looked up to pologlze and recognized Weln the man who had auaulted er nine days earlier. She had m arrested. . Judge Dawson pronounced intence after Weln's attorney Oxford D. Eagan, argued un- ucceufully on · motion for ew trial, The trial record will be re- ewed by the State Sbpreme ourt before the date of execu- on Is set. iLL FOR NAUGHT Utterly disgusted is Stanley Tomcyzk, 42, after his leap through a courthouse window at Scranton, Pa., onto a second floor porch. Tomcyzk made a break while being lectured by a Judge for wife-beating. Tomcyzk mistakenly thought he was being sentenced to a year In Jail--but actually his sentence had been suspended. He was rescued by Guard An-' thony Veno as he dangled from the porch railing. rifter Says, It Was $20 udge,Not30' C D Test INature Due to Be Secret an animal lover, she took the male collie home to 236 E. 59th St. , ^ · AFTER A FEW days Under care of a veterinary doctor, and after a number of square meals, Rover perkeS up. Not so Miss Johnson's two black cockers and her parrot; they resent the 2-year-old, tan collie. As If this one-sided 'feud Friday. The vessel Is the 42-foot iringo owned by R. C. Ward of Los Angeles. He told Coast uard authorities the boat Is jelne leased to another man. Ward said he rented the boat o a man he Identified as Stany Rue, believed to be a real- mi of the harbor area. Ward aid Rue was due back In Long each wllh the craft May 15. Rue and one or two unidcnll ed c r e w m e n are believed board the vessel. Coast Guard vestlgatlon Friday night In cated the .boat was last seen ay 10 In the PI. Arena area, 30 miles north of San Franco. wasn't enough. Miss Johnson planned to take a vacation this Local civil defense officials day July 12 and full manning won't know until 9 a.m., July 12. of the control center at 3373 the kind and extent of disaster E. 2nd St. from 6 p.m. until problem scheduled by the Fed- midnight, cral Civil Defense Admlnls- · · · · · · · - · · '· · tratlon for that day. BNLIKE P R E V I O U S CD A sealed m e s s a g e to be problems, however, this one will opened at that time will reveal develop gradually. A hypothetl. the nature of the theoretical cal state ot extrejne emergency enemy a t t a c k , Lt. 'Leonard, will be proclaimed June 16 and Kearney of the CD staff re-, theoretical evacuation of non- ported Friday to the Long Beach essential civilians Is scheduled 'It was $20--nof$30" Conrad clvlt D « fen «« Council. I to be completed by June 24. Haywiod 23 of Los Angeles I Tnere w111 ** · P"""' moblll-l The council voted to author- to Municipal Judge zatlon of defense personnel all Ize state civil defense- officials -- -- ,, -- ,, - -- -- -- ' to designate an adviser to assist In establishing a system for control of the distribution of i petroleum products here In the event of extreme emergency. Friday arraigned on a charge of swln dllng a Navy man of $30 In a rhell game on California Ave. Thursday night. Judge Smith made the com' plaint read' $20 and- ordered Haywood to pay a $50 fine or serve 10 days In city JalL ... ·You'd better stick to cards or dice," Judge Smith told Haywood and two co-defendants. Lloyd J. Wells, 30, of Lo Angeles, was assessed $100 o Union Gets New Offer From Shell week. But when Rover moved'ZO days and Blllle Glen Kee In. she didn't have the heart to 23, of 1616 Arbutus St. Comp leavo'him, No vacation? She's spent about $23 taking care of Rover these past five days. She doesn't-mlnd that, be Ing as now she loves dogs, bu she figures Rover has a home somewhere' w h e r e someone wants him. .She's waiting to'hcar. Veterans, Other Tax Exemptions Waiting Many war veterans and some churches eligible for tax exemption have not yet filed exemption claims for 1937, County Assessor John R. Qulnn announced, Exemptions are. forfeited under state law unless claims are filed with the assessor before 5 p.m., May 27. A Long Bench sranch Is located In Room 709, Low Bid of $14,357 Certified Materials Co., Long leach, submitted a low bid o f j , , T r u s t B d g . l n S a n Pe- 4,357.75 Friday at City Mgr dro Bt 414 W . 7t h St. m E, Vlckers' office for fur- shine and delivering 1,066,900 pounds of Portland cement for use during next fiscal year. The only other bidder, Consolldatcc Rock Co., LM Angeles, set the cost at $14,982. ton, $50 or -10 days. ENDS iEXTRADITIONJBATTLE Scott 'Heading Back to L. A. DETROIT -- L. Ewlng Scott, who eluded the police o two- nations for '11 months · headed for California Friday to face a murder charge In the ;,". disappearance of his wealthy . i wife; two years ago. The first step In the 81-year. old . businessman's return to · California was taken Friday morning when he waived extra- · dltlqn In H date court, saying . he was "ready-and anxious" to factr charges of murder and of mishandling his wife's estate. Next he appeared before U.S. ·'. District Judge T h o m a s P. t . Thornton, who dismissed a fed- A,' eral.warrant that charged Scott ': ·' with; fleeing last May to avoid '/ prosecution In California. ^,-,.. THIS ACTION* turned Scott, , dapper In a dark blue suit with vest and maroon'necktie, Into . the hands of Los Angeles County Sheriffs office, said he and . Sheriffs Sgt. Ward Halllnen ,'-' would leave by plane for Los ··Angeles with Scott as soon as ,.4 reservations could be made. y. JUdge Thornton ordered thst Scott be given the money that It." was strapped around his waist In a money belt when he was arrcited April IS at the Canadi- an end of the Detroit River tun nel. . ·· . .-,,.'. .. « . · · SCOTT HAD about $10,400 In $100 and $200 bills when he was arrested. Later $2,500 of the money was returned to him to finance his battle against extradition. Asked what he would do with the money, Scott said: "I don't want to talk about Federal officials earlier fought a move to return the money to Scott, contending It might be part of , his wife's $600,000 estate. '. s · Still a mystery Is ' where Scott lived and what he did during the 11-month period that police of the United States and Canada searched for him. He said he spent part of the time n Canada. t , , *,,· ·,·,·.;· · 1 · '· t · TM, I ''".-·· THE TIME of his disappearance he was free under $25,000 bond, charged with grand thaft and forgery In the alleged mishandling of his wife's estate. Later he was '» Indicted tar from their plush Bel-Air home two years ago Thursday. Since then only fragmentary traces have been found. Her false teeth and eye glasses were du, up on the Scott estate. Hit-Run Victim's Injuries to Head Still Ai*e Critical John F. Gamier. 23, of 123 E. 20th St., still Is In crltlca condition at Harbor Genera Hospital from head Injuries suf fered Thursday, when struck by a hit-and-run car at Pacific Coast Hwy. and Raymond Ave Junlta Loguna. 42, of 1429 E 20th St., who was struck by the same car, Is reported to be Inv proved. Both victims were crossing he Intersection at about 2:3C i.m.. when they were knocked lown by the car, which drove way without stopping. Open Houses Mark Armed Forces Day Many service f a c 11111 e throughout the area will oele brate Armed Forces Day toda with open houses. Installations to be open fo murder. Scott's wife Evelyn, 63 and five times married, disappeared] SCOTT .WAIVES EXTRADITION ,,,- L. Ewlng Scott (right) talks with Los Angeles Sheriffs Sgt Ward Halllnen Friday as the pair leave "M Detroit federal court Scott waived extradition to *'' California where he will face a murder charge stem- mlng from the mysterious disappearance of his wife Jn 1955.--(AP Wlrephoto.) .,,,,,... ,,-,-, . -, ' · ' ' s Playing Boy Buried Alive by Bulldozer CODY, Wyo. (HE)--A boy, 2S his foot caught under a pipe al the bottom of a five-foot ditch was burled and killed by a bull dozer Friday, If the boy screamed, the bull' dozer operator could not hear him because of the noise of the machine. - -·- The body of Victor Thun was dug from the ditch by workers IH hours after they filled It in. Friday morning, the workers md Victor's mother chaser! him .way from the ditch. But he went back and somehow got his oot caught under the pipe at he bottom of the ditch. · At 11 a.m. the bulldozer, oper* ited by John Kopp, filled ,ln the iltch near the Thun home.' When Victor was missed, a wo-hour search was made of arkert cars and neighboring ouses were canvassed. Then the tragic truth dawned n the workmen. -- j , . . public Inspection are: Long Beach Naval Shipyard --Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. wit the aircraft carrier USS Prince ton available for Inspectlo along with other ships. Long Beach Naval Station- Open today and Sunday with two mlnesweeps on display. · · · * SEAL BEACH Naval Ammu nltlon and Net Depot--Tours o administrative buildings and the 15th Marine Carps Reserve Rifle Co. San Diego Ship Visiting--A destroyer and two mlnesweeps open at Berths 86 and 88 today and Sunday, Wilmington Ship VIsltlng-A destroyer and two mlnesweeps pen to the public today and iunday at Berth 90. The Shell Oil Co. announced Friday It has offered a 6 per cent wage Increase and expanded . fringe benefits to the Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers International Union, The proposal would · affect about 9,000 West Coast em- ployes of the company, of which approximately 2,000 are In the union's bargaining unit in the Long Beach-Los Angeles area. The offer would add 15U cents an hour to the average wage of $2.63 now paid refinery and terminal workers. It would provide for four-week vacations after 20 years of service, In- lead of 25 at present, and would give workers an eighth lollday and a day's pay plus Ime and a half for holiday The plan contemplates closing of most retail outlets. Others will serve only vehicles classified as essential . · 70,000 to See Scout-o-Rama Here June 1 An estimated 70,000 persons will view the Scout-o-Rama June 1 In Veterans Memorial Stadium, Boy Scout headquarter* said advance ticket sales Indicate the afternoon and evening exhibition will attract one of the largest crowds ever to attend a pald*admlsslon event here. Several thousand Scouts will participate In the p r o g r a m , which begins at 2 p. m. Gates will open at noon. work. ATTRACTIONS b o o k e d to date Include the singing Bell Sisters, the Cruiser Division 5 Navy Band, Long Beach Municipal Band, Huntlngton Park Elks Motorcycle S t u n t and D r i l l ' Corps and several professional ,ong Beach Marine leturning to U.S. ·"_. Pfc.-Gary B. McGinn, of 1877 dagnolla St., Is one of 488 rfarlnes returning from Far Astern service Sunday. vr../''!.... I u «* »u T»t»vtt. ll117 viuwimiii t»i McGinn Is aboard the USNS Rama flnd ,,,,,( b ,,,,, cneral Patrick which will dock welcome to Long Beach. The San Francisco with troop mm i wm | nc i ude two girls from entertainment acts. Ceremonies Include a flair procession of 600 banners and ' :he crowning of the Scout-o- turnees of Ivlslon and IVIng. the 1st 3rd Marine Marine Air each of the high schools In the Long B e a c h arfd Bellflower Ft. MacArthur--Open house rom 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today. · · · · LOCAL NIKE BASES--Long Beach and San Pedro Nike Bases will be open today from a.m. to 3 p.m.; Torrance from 0 «.m. to 3 p.m.; and Brea rom B a.m. to 4 p.m El Toro Marine Air Station-- Dpen house from 9 am, today with parade and review fol. owed by mass flyover at 10:30 ,m. and other demonstrations iroughout the day. . Long Beach Air Force Base-)pen house from 9 a.m. to 3 .m. today with demonstrations throughout the day. , v , RoddL Co-Developer of Torpedo, Dies A retired Naval officer and a man Instrumental In the devel opmcnt of the torpedo, Lt ITmdr. L e R o y ' R o d d , diet Wednesday In a local hospital. Rodd, a resident of 177 Corona Ave., spent 50 years In the Navy, retiring In 1945 as com- nander of the San Diego Nel Depot and harbor defense head here. In 1909, Rodd was put In harge of experimental work on orpedoes aboard the cruiser JSS Montgomery, Earlier, In 903, he served aboard the sec- nd U.S. submarine ever com missioned, the USS Adder. The local man's Naval service overed the Spanish-American War aud World Wars I and II. [e Joined the service in 1893 nd served first a b o a r d a quare-rigged frigate, the Con- tellatlon. . · . · . · - · . · i · , · '.'.· · RODD WORKED up through, IB enlisted, warrant and com- member CMDR. LEROY BODD Served on Frifite . , missioned ranks. of Kismet Temple, AAONMS, and the Shrine Hos- Born In Maumee, Ohio, he was pltal for Crippled Children. member of the Navy Family Chapel here. He belonged to Newport, R.I. Lodge, FAAM; was a past patron of Eastern Star; Ports- nouth Royal Arch Masons, Long each Shrine, and was a life Rodd leaves his wife. Carme- llta; daughter, Mrs. Neal Mo- quln, and two grandchildren. . Service Is set for 2 pjn. Monday In Mottell's and Peek , Chapel. Interment will be In , Sunnyslde Memorial Park. ,, ,

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