Independent from Long Beach, California on May 18, 1957 · Page 11
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Independent from Long Beach, California · Page 11

Long Beach, California
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Saturday, May 18, 1957
Page 11
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T.rc'' : iF;77'IF^^ A'^ · T or - fi in Japan Snooting Case T y ^ T * * A -- * -- -~, ^. · Week Km Takes 5th Amendment 71 Times ·WASHINGTON (UE» -- Secre. tary of Defense Wilson Friday nlirht blocked any Immediate trill I by a Japanese court of an American ioldler accused of ·hooting a Japanese woman on firing range. leged tn have been killed by an empfy cartridge cane propelled from a grenade, launcher after the women had been warned to leave the range, ·,«· ? ; , . "iiiiivaijr III lug range. £, -, -- . The U. S. Far Eait Command jtatCS Steamship In Tokyo Thursday yielded to ~ . . , . _ . _ · , Japan the^lght to try ipeclallit SUOSldV Urged r, ·'. 3 C . William S . Glnird f n r u/h.l J O . ' .,.' 3 C. William S. qirard for what hai pome i to be known In Japan ai "the Somagahara shooting In cldent." American offlclali laid they had no other legal coune. Friday night, however, Wilton ordered U. S. military author), ties In Japan to keep Glnird In U.S. custody "pending a com' plett review of the matter." · · · · v , i .. B i THE FAR EAST Command 1 ! declikm to turn the soldier over to Japanese aulhorltlen wan made after the Incident had been aired In Japanese newt paper headline! and on the floor of the Japanese Parliament, Following announcement of the decision, the Supreme Court In Tokyo directed the prosecu tor 1 ! office to Indict Qirard, who U from Ottawa-LaSalle, III., on a charge of accidental manslaughter. The woman wai one of ev eral attempting to lalvage icrap metal from an American firing range last Jan. 30. She wai al- SWEDISH DANCERS PRACTICE FOR FESTIVAL Dressed In Swedish costumes, two youngsters practice at Truman Boyd play- · ground for tho annual May Day Festival at 2 p.m. today In Pan-American Park. The girls are Barbara Mendelsohn, 10,, (left) and Donna Reader, 10. All city playgrounds will be/represented at the festival, and costumed youngsters will perform the dances of foreign countries. The event Is sponsored by the Recreation Dept.--(Photo by 'Jasper Nutter.') : . . . Stairs Steamship Co, repre sented In Long Beach Harbor by Iti agent. Pacific Transport Lines, Inc., has received a fa. vorable finding by the Federal Maritime Board on the com- pany'a application for an operating-differential subsidy for Us trans-Pacific cervices. The application was for a sub- ildy on 10 to 16 sailings between the Pacific Northwest and the Far Eaut and from 24 , tn 30 sailings nervine both the| Northwest and California and the Far East, according tn a statement by J. R. Dant, States lln« president, ,: .-·,-..., - WASHINGTON (UFl -- Nor. man Geuert, an elusive rela live · of Teamsters president Dave Beck. Invoked the Fifth Amendment 71 times In 21 mln utes Friday before the Senate rackets committee, Following the example of his non-rommltal kinsman, Gesiert not only declined ' to / nswer of Beck'i refusal to My whether , questions but took bad, tome of the replies he gave In a'brlef appearance before the committee Thursday. , He took the. position that even to say whether he knew Beck might tend to Incriminate him.' Thin was In pattern he knew hli own ion, Dave Jr. Gesaert, · cousin of Beck's *'·' wife, also declined, to affirm or , deny that he drew 130,000 from '"' the Teanwter payroll while f drawing $31,000 from · com* is · puny selling goods to the union, #:' V* · (!' ,KS' f CONVAIRj IMMEDIATE* OPENINGS for AIRCRAFT ASSEMBLERS ' · ' . ; ' , . «Ml Men with Mechanical Aptitude to Itorn aircraft mttmbly 200 IMMEDIATE OPENINGS:, In Convair'f txpondlng · · ·102 and F-106 Inttreiptor Programs NOW! ·'· Solon Raps Waste : : V/ASHINGTON (Wi -- Sen. OHn D. Johnston (D-SC) saldl '"rldaythe armed forces main-l| tain so many nonmllltary cars I C Q N V A I R Son Diego Here Ii your opportunity to tarn a top wag·--$300 · ptr ' nontli ntliinitiifli·, ··« while you work on on* of th» nation's top priority aircraft programs! You'll live In beautiful, . imog- free Son Dltgol ^ . . ' . , . ' APPLY IN PERSON MONDAY thru FRIDAY Stqft of Cofffornla D«pf. of Employment 1313 Pint, - · . , Cdlf. Ask for Mr. Clay Adamt cost. Egypt Warns Israeli Sftip*. CAIRO W --Egypt »erved .notice Friday the will exercise the "right of Mlf defense" ,lf ping and to veuelt carrying anything considered of strategic value to Israel. ' ,^u^.,. CUNTON. Tenn. 1*1 -- Clinton High School's first year of racial Integration -- began in August amid violence -- endec Israel attempti to aund a test ship through the Suez Canal, Israel appeared to be shying 1 , away from any Immediate move I _... . . In that direction. Ot ClmtOn High , Abdel Kader Hatem, director ° of information, expressed the tint official Egyptian reaction tn Israel's announcement that »he would try to lend a ship through the 103-mile waterway which Egypt has nationalized. Hrttem's statement hinted ·Egypt would try to halt any ' Israeli ship the moment It enters Egyptian territorial waters , and before It could reach · canal entrance, ·' ·· · Egypt contends she la still In ' a technical state of war with Israel. For that reaion ahe hai barred the canal to Israeli ship- quietly and without fanfare Fri day nli;ht as 88 white seniors and one Negro were graduated. Not once during the 70-mlnute commencement ceremony In the high school gymnasium was there any reference to Integra* Hon.: All bur one of'the 88 white students'and the Negro, 17-year- old Bobby Cain, filed quietly last the center of the stage to get their diploma*. IS Auto Races t - - - ., ,,.-... - -. -, Time Trials for the great Memorial Day Classic . will be broadcast Direct from the Track , ; : - over . " - . ' ' ' · · · KBIG THE CATALINA' STATION 740 ON TOUR RADIO DIAL ' V SATURDAY 3:30 to 4:00 P.M. - Oklahoma] Flood Loss in Millions ' OKLAHOMA . CITY (OB _ Thunderstorms lumped up to seven Inches of'rain on Okla. homa Friday as the greatest flood In , itate hlMory boiled down the-Clmarron River toward Tulsa. cauilng millions of dollars In damages, ·--- · Eight per»oni were dead and four .missing from the two-day deluge. In some areas, more rain had fallen in the last 48 Ixmn than wai r e c e i v e d throughout drought-rldden 19S8. No additional deaths had been reported In the pant 24 hours, but damage , estimates grew hourly. Mora than 50 highways were closed and five major river bridges had been ripped out. At leait 500 personi had fled their homes, and thousands of homes were threatened In lowland areas at Tulia and elsewhere over the date. MILITARY HEILCOPTERS were preiied Into service to rei- cue marooned farm families In 'the vicinity of Dover and Hen- neiiey, in northweitern Okla. homa. Although the moit sfrlous damage occurred along the Clm- arron, which cuti. eastward across the state to Join with the Arkaniai River above Tulia, a local flooding occurred at icat- tered points In touthern Oklahoma. A'hundred penons were homeleu at Healdtai. and 200 to 300 person] in the lowlands of Wewoka Creek, In east central Oklahoma, were being asked to leave their homes., At Pauls Valley. Okla., high school itudenti gleefully, waded through eight to 10 Inches of water upon being dismissed from school. Paula Valley waa relying on leveei to protect It 'from a lerloua overflow · along Ruih Creek near there. Four inches of rain had tent the creek on a rampage In .adjoining farm jareai. 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