Independent from Long Beach, California on February 12, 1958 · Page 1
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FEATURES INDEX Amusement* ...B-5 ClswUied C-4 Comic* B-6-7 Death Notice* .-C-4 Editorial ......A-6 Markets B-4 Pearson ;......A-6 Badlo-XV .....C-10 Shipping Guide C-4 Sports C-l-S Inside Out B-l/ Women B-2-S Phont HE, 5-1 lil -- Classified No. HE 2-5959 , The Southland's M Finest Morning Newspaper T/o. · . ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ·4TPAGES . . · ' · · I ' · . : · : . LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., V/EDNESDAY. FEBRUARY -12, 1958 ;. /: :VOL: 20-NO. 167 WEATHER Night »nd morning low dondlneM and f of. , afternoon sunshine .tod»y and Thursday. IJttle change In temperature*. Today's expected hl»V temperature, 65. Tuesday's high, 64; low, 48.- HOME EDITION--JOr State to Sue UP, Edison for Oil Land Legal action by the state in an attempt to daim ownership of oil-rich land in the Long Beach Harbor area was authorized Tuesday ^by. the State Lands Com- · mission. Tunisian Actions Supported PARIS (Wednesday), # · The French National- Assembly gave Premier Felix Gaillard a solid vote of support today after hearing him. firmly defend a French air strike against a Tunisian village while in Washington Secretary of .State Dulles reported that Tunisia had requested American support in a move to denounce France be fore the United Nations. Gaillard's confidence vote wai 339-179. The *issue was not one of formal confidence, but if it had gone against Gaillard, hi: three - month - old governmen' would have' had to,quit. Assembly endorsement of the government's N o r t h African policies came against a backdrop of widely ranging protests and mounting tension over the bombing raid. Tunisia says 'the attack last Saturday on the frontier village of Sakiet Sid Youssef left 6S persons dead, 84 wounded and 10 missing. France says the raid was in reprisal foi Algerian rebel action against French forces from Tunisian soil. · » · * DULI^S'SAID it'would be "premature" to'decide whether to back any such complaint be cause Tunisia was vague abou what the United Nations migh' do. He appealed to bqth sides to ' "minimize the impact" of the bombing and seek to develop close, and.-friendly relations-o the kind he .believes necessarj between North Africa and Western Europe. · Dulles talked a b o u t th French-Tunisian crisis at . news conference where.he care fully sought to steer a middl course, in keeping with pas policy. Gaillard deplored the killing of civilians "in this most re grettable incident," but de dared most of the victims wer Algerian rebels. He told th Assembly the government ha . authorized the armed forces t use "at least its right.of legiti mate defense." He sought t . put the blame for the attack o the Tunisians, saying they ha harbored and aided the rebel from neighboring Algeria. * * * * GAILLAKD said "an activ center 'of war and infiltration had been established in th · frontier village by the Algeria National Liberation front. "It is evident," the 38-year old premier declared, "that th government does not recogniz culpability in this affair." Even as he spoke, hostilit increased against French force in Tunisia. Tunisian national guardsme were reported blocking the-Ian approaches to the big Frenc naval base at Bizerte an · threatening to fire on an French ships entering the por The commission approved a commendation by the state at- rhey general's office that ourt proceedings be brought' to est land titles held by Union acific Railroad and Southern alifornia Edison -Co. At stake is millions of dollars n oil revenues now collected by nion Pacific and Edison. The action followed a report rom . the attorney general's ffice on a survey to determine he tidelands-uplands boundary " .in 'the harbor area. * * * » THE .SUIT,' if. successful, rould 'mean oil revenues from disputed area would go to ne state and Long Beach on a 0-50 basis. « A similar attempt by the City f Long'Beach to prove .part of the area is tidelands, and thus s city property, .failed in 1940. U that time.a federal district ourt ruled in favor of Union 'acific, Edison-.and.other land wners or.lease holders in the harbor area. " . Deputy Atty. Gen. Jay ,Shav- dson declined to say when the uit wffl be' filed. He said-the action will be brought in the] name, of the State Lands Com-' mission. Long Beach--which THE AIR FOKCE'S' human .guinea pig is "doing very well" on his mythical trip to the moon, although it was noted that- ho had fashionec a comb out of cardboard and toothpicks--for his crew cut Page B-6. A U.S. AKMY sergeant has denied charges that he spied for Russia. Pago A-5. given' tidelands- the state--will las been trust by , _._ named a necessary .defendant in he case against Union Pacific and Edison. . \ · # * » * THE . STATE . will contend hat part of the land now be- onging to the. two companies las been artifically filled and is tidelands rather than upland property. If the state wins the jroperty will be considered part of the- Long Beach tidelarids grant. Under the Mallon decision of 1955 · the 'city then would get JO per cent of the. oil reyejnue; he state 50' per cent The" use" of that money would be .restricted by terms of the Mallon decision. There is a possibility that the court might determine that the .idelands boundaries should be .pushed farther inland from neic present position.'. . In such a case some municipal property that is now considered uplands- and from which the city gets full oil income could je ruled tidelands property.' That would make the oil income Probers to LION, WOLF IN TQRRANCE SCHOOL DAYS, COLD DAYS' These youngsters,, trailed- by their 'shadows, on -the tee, walk on a rural road leading to -their homes after leaving school near Pittsburgh Tuesday. Snow plows have pushed a heavy fall of snow aside but the road was slippery and the young fellow' in the center .fell while, waving.--,(AP) . . . . . . . 24-Hour Yigil Midlands Blizzard (Continued on Page A-2, Col. 3) 11 Nabbed in Dope PartyRaid PARAMOUNT --Eleven persons, -including a 17-year-old mother, were arrested Tuesday night when narcotics officers raided'a home here. The sheriff's office said all 11 were narcotic users and at [east three were addicted to heroin. A score of officers converged on thei-home at 14509 3. Garfield Ave. * * * * BOOKED ON charges of .suspicion of violating state narcotics laws were Roy Miller, 19, and his wife, Caroline, 17, ol the Garfield Ave.-address; Clayton Byrd, 23, of 12740 Harris St.; Rolland Cunningham, 19, of 14642-Gibson St.; Kenneth Wright, 20, of 15615 Frailey Ave.; Darrell Atwell, 18, of 1107 Willowbrobk Dr.; James Amos, 21, of 1833 Kay St.; Joe Cloninger, 22, of'4912 San-Luis St., all of Compton; Dewey Allen, 20, of 3447 Hackett Ave., Long Beach; Richard Soady, 20, of '12005 Nevada Ave., Lynwood,' and Gordon Coffman, 22, of Los Angeles. Control towers at Long Beach Municipal Airport and Los Alamitos will maintain 24-hour contact under new.rules that have gone into effect to prevent air crashes like the Norwalk disaster, a House Military-Operations subcommittee Tower operators'here and at the-Naval Air Station will apprise one another of unusual' traffic conditions and, run- Ways to be used during training 'periods. The planes that collided over Norwalk took off from ;the two fields which are six miles apart. · ' ' '«. The new rules 1 were put into effect by the.'Navy on the "basis of the subcommittee investigation into the cause of the Norwalk disaster. . ' '-. New rules also call for aircraft taking'off from the-Naval Air Station to climb to 6,000 feet over, the jocean bef ore turning back inland. .Navy planes .will not b« permitted to fly over the Los Angeles-Long Beach metropolitan area except during landing and takeoff procedures. · - - - . · ·· Navy .planes coming in for-a landing must let down over the ocean, cross the coast line-'between 1,500 and 3,000 feet and enter the landing pattern at 1,000 feet. . ' : . . Traffic patterns' of' the two airports often-overlap, the subcommittee found. Neither 'of .the pilots' involved in the Norwlak crash knew the other, was in the .area. ^ · The new-rules were announced by:Chet Holifield, subcommittee chairman, and Glenard L. Lipscomb, committee member. ' · ' , , ' .V ^~ By ti« 'United Preii The nation's mammoth col wave stretched-'across the'.seas to China and.'Siberia-Tuesday] and built Up a- new snowstorm threat-in the'"South'west. There was no sign of a letup n the bitter cold. and wintry ·lasts which, swept two-thirds Big Rocket Fired CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (U.E)--The Army fired a Redstone rocket Tuesday, night, .like.the one which pushed'America's first satellite .into .the heavens, anc it vanished with a-roar "into a-low-hanging layer of -L.A.C SAYS:Time to Build clouds. The noisy rocket was.only visible for about 30:seconds, but the sound o£ it streaking'.upward was'heard for some three minutes. The'.flight^appeared successful to observers on' the ground, . . " . . . . * * · # ' » THE BEDSTONE, fired at about 4:25,p.m.- (PST), .makes up the first-stage of the. four- stage Army Jupiter-C which put the Explorer satellite into -orbit Jan. 31. The.Redstone will be used again soon in a second Army satellite attempt The'Navy may get anothe: crack at'sending up a satellite before tee 'Army,; tries again The ,72-foot'. Vanguard satellit carrier .was' test fired -on .th ground earlier'Tue'sday. , . . · . The 60-foot rocket, five feet forecast . It is doubtful that cost of building will ev»r be lower than it will be during th« present y«ar. Construction, generally, is in tho doldrums. Steel for construction is at th» low point of demand in many years. MucK the same condition prevails in cement, lumber, labor and other factors that go into a new building. That is one reason long Beach is fortunate in starting a number of-major projects this year. Th« Public Safety Building will soon be started. The coun- (Continued on Page A-6). thick at its base, rose from a great ball of .'flame on its launching pad and went.straight up with increasing speed. The cloud layer was at about 8,000 feet' . ,- '!.* * *' * . · . FOB AN'HODB before the shoot, however, the great white missile could be seen standing on its .launching pad and iuni- jng with liquid oxygen' vapor. Shortly before it was triggered, searchlights criss-crossed on it. It is not known : when' the Army will make its ; .try ,at putting up Explorer 'n, ''-biit: with, the Redstone gone,''both the Army towers-on-the cape are empty. -After '.-putting out- his day' mail." settled back to open- his.fa - . The'f i;r i letter was job applica tion: , "Deer sur. am brok. an out- uf "wirk s coud you'mabi giv 'me a jo · ,«ort of to tic ·me ovar. 1 . \.VNotgoln ,__,,,.are-ybui Boss? asked' 'his.' 1 , assistant,;,' readin over ,'WM's.! shoulder. 'Tie . "Corse -loibt," said WM.- "W - , . ,, 0 - . -- ; -- -- - -jest luk at that jpuncuashun! weather, -was ' : tob cold. on Ex-Counsel Blames White House Aides and Ex-Gov. Dewey WASHINGTON (AP)'-- Jernard-Scliwajtz, just- fired' counsel!' to":' a. House subcommittee, said Tuesday night he" has: turned over :o Sen. · Morse (D-Ore) hi 'working; files" from a six- month.'probe, linking some op Republicans with influence -.. allegedly jexerted on federal agencies in behalf of big business. Morse is a strenuous, foe o: he TEisenhower Administration Schwartz made the statemen- :o newsmen after... an all-day wrangle -.with a ; commerce sub committee, which demanded he :urn over: all files to it. .-- . ; The 34-year-old law professor charged earlier that, most-sub committee members have joinei 'an unholy alliance ~ between big business arid, the .White House W obtain. a white wash' of a:probe into six regulatorj agencies, including the Federa Communications Commission. ' He charged. there,'is. an "ef fort to coyer up .corruption charges -- including' 'an alle'gec payoff to a member of the .FCC Schwartz also-said _the L com mittee's- firing '.of him Monda; night prevented him also .'from revealing "tee: machinations;'o the WMte''H6usecliqu^in-;cpn troling'decisioiTS of these (regu latory) agencies!", '. . m - * . . - * HE NAMED, as : members., o if the country. Upstate New York, buried under blizzard snows andjhuge drifts, got a foot more-of snow and looked forward ' to . snow lurries during the night Heavy now warnings, ranging up .to lalf a foot,.were issued in the Oklahoma'Panhandle and more nows whipped Colorado, Texas a n d New.Mexico! . . - . - ' * . " * " * ' ! · - THE DEATH, count' from the cold and weather-caused traffic accidents and.fires climbed remorselessly. ' · . The New, York blizzard was blamed .for 20' deaths,, two'-of them Tuesday. Thirteen.persons died in New England, 9 in Oklahoma,. 8 in Texas, 5 in -Pennsylvania, 2 each.in Illinois, Indiana, Maryland and'Ohio, and 1 each in South' Dakota, Tennessee and Wisconsin: " · « » · ' » - » . ; NEW VICTIMS, .were, found frozen to death in Indiana, Vermont, and /Maryland. Another Maryland'. · victim' .burned . ,jto death when his'clothes caught fire as he; warmed- 1 himself front of a-stove... .'. ; . . . . .The U.:.S; .Weather-Bureau said a gigantic : liighgpressure mound: -was · ipractically ^frozen 'in its tracks. Jrorii (the. .lower Mississippi .Valley,.'; : a c : r o s s Western Canada, and-on into the Arctic, Siberia, and'; China; The huge ? mass, of cold. : air made. ; charices;'.for, "any .quick change, toward -sp'ri.n gTlke weather.' quite.^remote,"· -.the Chicago -Weather'.-Bureau.- said;- this group, Chief Presidential Assistant Sherman A d a m s White House Counsel Geral Morgan; Secretary of .Com merce'-, Weeks; Col.' Gordo Hloorey. President. Eisenhower 1 irother-in-law; and former New York Governor Thonias E Dewey. ·-... . . Schwartz did not name th ?CC member he had in mind He had said previously · h wanted to examine the ban records of Commissioner Rich ard.A.-Mack in connection wit the ..granting of a' television li cense for Ch'annel 10 in. Miami .Mack could not be reache :or comment- T h e - subcomniittee, n o w headed: by;Rep. Harris (D-Ark after^the'.resignation of.Chair man.Moulder (D-Mo) in. pro test; against Schwartz' dismis sal, ^questioned ;Schwartz- mos of the!, day about, the record lie'-collected in a six-month in yestigation. .Harris' -said ^Tuesday nigh (Continued on Page A : 3', Col. 1 -.-·-. * : v* * to Neighbors TORRANCE--Neighbors of Mr. and Mrs.. Joseph Giacintcv. of 2715 W!. 178th St., complained to' police Tuesday because; of ·· the family's house guests. ' · · ..' · · '. : · '· ".)'·. ' The guests 'are a five-year-old:African.lion-named .Caesar,and a two-year-old timber, wolf named;Fang. . - · · · · . · -,'H. The animal visitors are "in-addition to. a two^year-614? cheetah and two ocelots that;'regularly 'reside with the'Gia-; cintos. . ' · ' . . . · . . . .· . - '·· . · ,, . _,.'i.'_.' - The neighbors! called police Tuesday,:and asked-officer*, to do something about the lion and the wolf, which have Wen; spending evenings in cages in the-Giacinto garage. . ·· ·'''.·· Neighbors long 1 ago gave up complaining about the ocelpti and the'cheetah:·'· . '. '" · \ · _ . ' · . ' . . POLICE TUESDAY NIGHT: were'trying-to figure ;out what, if anything, they could do about the animals.' ·····.. . Mrs. 'Giacinto 'explained the lion-.and the timber'wolf belong'to a-friend, Tiny'Huer, of South Gate, who-is train-. ing them for circus work. She said he .is "trying to. make -a; fighter?' out of the big cat,-which formerly resided quietly at Griffith Park'Zoo. '. . ' ' · ' ·':',' '·":'"· '^ ;·.-, i She said Huer brings the beasts to-their-home while Jie: is working on a circus wagon i in which; to. "transport'them., Mrs Giacinto has been a fancier -of off-beat pets.since.; five years ago when a friend sent the.ocelots from Central; ·· America. Three years ago, a neighbor woman complained'.to' police one of the ocelots bit one of her-children. ' .'· · _ ; ' . . Billion P.O. Plan Ordered i . ' ' _ - . . . ·- - . .WASHINGTON (OB--President Eisenhower in. a move' to help'revive the sagging economy, Tuesday ordered a three-to-five-year, two-billion-doUar:program.- ·o build new post, offices and modernize; Post Office . Pepartment'.equipment.,':.. . __ ...-.,,--.,-. ? -. v . ?-~Tlie '."Presideh't" -ordered-the jwduId"iffect J -Wery : sectidn^of"' new-program within hours after " : '--" " r ' the government:reported -that unemployment last month rose by a record 1,100,000 to a total of 4;494,000--the · highest- level since' the 'recession 'month' of February, -1950. , - Postmaster.; General, Arthur E. Summerfield will outline the program in detail today before the Senate Post·· Office Committee.! The- .White House said the President also .will issue''a special economic-statement this morning. ' ' · - - ' * * * * UNDER THE NEW construe! tion program,.' .private funds from "investors.will be used to construct ·'· hew^ , post offices which 'will bef.rented by the federal. government, under a lease plan!' ' · , '. . The government itself will invest' 'an estimated 175 million dollars, a.year for the .duration of the.-program. The federal funds will be used to modernize mail-handling equipment for the new leased ' buildings, and for rehabilitating 'some- of the federally-owned post offices. The total modernization program would · therefore involve more -than two billion dollars, the White'. House"'said, the. country." . , ; . v ~ . -.- The'": government's 'Shsre'jrot the- cost of' the new program would/be financed from ".increased postage..The President (Continued"onPage A-3, Col/4) 5DieasB52 Hits Building RAPID CITY, ,S.. D. B52- 'intercontinental . bomber smashed into a control -shack. during , a landing attempt'^-at Ellsworth -Air Force.Eas ; e;T.ues- d'ay,' killing two crewmeri-;iui3 three men in^the building. ;»' The f our -other crew memb^rJl and two military, 'passengers aboard were injured. . ' '.-'!-. The sm'all .building, used^br- cpntrolling' instrument landings, and ..the plane were engulfed'-in flames... . . - ' - . . . . - · · ' . . '.-~i'r · The, eight-million-dollar eight; jet plane, . America's largest. bomber, was coming in fromlth«. southeast shortly after';' 3. p. "in. when it struck the · shack.- The big ship came to rest -about 100 yards fronr the shack 'near the ' ' end' of , the runway.. Miss Bankhead's Gondition Good NEW "YORK ,(#)--Taliulah Bankhead was confined. 1 ?'to!a hospital Tuesday · 'witii .virus pneumonia -and a kidney .infection. The stage Star's condition was reported Eood'.aMhough'she had a fever of 105 degrees;.' Dulles on Vacation ^WASHINGTON; . ..isCsecn. tary 'of .'.State'-Dulle's flew, .to week'» : ! to-go to "Florida but'said the . ., - ' · ' , · - · _ _u' i . - . · ' . SCHWARTZ^ wmsPERS TO HUSBAND Schwartz, fired House subcommittee counsel, listens tetentiy to whit. ' *-am his wife after. Tuesday's dosed^opr ;.session in Washingtoii ·sulxttmmittee-met 'under-a,new; ch^^^karne|,thai: in-wnlcntne suocomnun.ee mei. ,^ uci "v"=" "^""^:--v --;f A^ . r iy.APV : Schwartz! had - turned over his working' files to Sen. Morse (D-Ore)--(AJB); ^ ^ : ^ - r - r . - ; ; . - ^ ; ; ^ ^ " ,|

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