Independent from Long Beach, California on February 2, 1960 · Page 6
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Long Beach, California
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Tuesday, February 2, 1960
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Page A-6--INDEPENDENT Un » " lcK - «""·· T «"" y ' F(b - l "" The World Around Israel, U.A.R. Hurl War Threats JERUSALEM, Israeli Sector (DPI)--Israel and the United Arab Republic Monday exchanged threats of war following sporadic troop clashes Ben-Gurion along the Syrian frontier. (In Cairo, the government declared a state of emergency, all leaves were canceled throughout the armed forces and it was reported Egyptian troops already were moving toward the disrupted sector.) In Israel, the situation was equ;illv tense, with P r e m i e r David Ben - Gurion threatening a new Israeli military campaign if the United Nations peace force failed to prevent j what he called further alleged Arab violations in a demilitarized zone ' along the Syrian-Israeli border. Cairo Radio declared Monthly t h a t the U.A.R. stood "ready to clamp both laws (Egypt and Syria) and crush Israel between them." Confirm Kockel Tcsl MOSCOW (UPI)--The Soviet Union Monday announced the successful test- firing of another rocket into the Pacific Ocean Sunday and said t h a t its month- long tests had been finished two weeks ahead of schedule. Soviet rocket expert Prof. Gcorgy Pokrovsky said that the two Pacific tests proved that the Russians' rocket system was "absolutely dependable and stable." He said Russian rocket engines developed "quite enough" power "for flights to planets nearest to the earth." J'uiicriil Rites Held for Citrus Ex[«:rt ALHAMBRA ( U P I ) -- 1 rites were conducted for Homer C. Poor, c i t r u s expert and former general su Pensioner Is Rubbed of Wallet Adenauer Reminds K BONN, Germany W) -- Chancellor Konrad Adenauer, in a letter released M o n d a y , challenged Soviet Premier Nikila S. Khrushchev to live up to his own words by granting the German people self-determination. The letter of over 2,000 words was sent to the Soviet premier on Jan. 14. Adenauer reminded Khrushchev he had often publicly proclaimed adherence to the principle of self-determination for nations. Shortly afterward Mr. K declared in a new note to Adenauer that Russia "cannot agree to the maintenance of the occupation regime in West Berlin." Renounces //Faith DUBLIN, Ireland UP)--A daughter of Robert Briscoe, former lord mayor of Dublin, has renounced the Jewish f a i t h of her father lo become a Carmelite nun. Briscoe disclosed this Monday, but r e f u s e d to say which of his three daughters has adopted the Roman Catholic faith. "This is a private matter," he said. Briscoe was Dublin's first Jewish lord mayor. He held the office from 1956-1957. He also has four sons. Blast Injures 13 VIENNA (UPI) --Thirteen persons were injured, some critically, Monday when a suicide victim's gas-filled room suddenly exploded. Hundreds of windows in the area were shattered by the blast, believed caused when a spark from a doorbell ignited the gas. Long Beach's "friendly" perintendent of the American massage robber lias given an- Fruit Growers Assn. Poor died of cancer Saturday at Alhambra Community Hospital after a short illness. He was 72. other aged victim a costly rubdovvn. W i l l i a m H. l-'orsythe, 82, of 252 Chestnut Ave', Apt. 3, pensioner crippled with arthri- Research at SPEARS lias opened ARTHRITIC the door to hcnllh fnr llmusiinds of " A "° sufferers who had been led lo 1 e- lieve thorn \vils no help for ( h a r t h r i t i c and r h e u m a t i c a^on' If YOU are interested in the tre nient that has released so inn from the bondape of pain and validism. write for our free lite iure; and seeyonrlocal chiropracl Spears Chiropractic Hospital Dept. B Denver 20, Colorado is, gave police the details. The man came to his apartment about 1 p.m. Sunday anc Forsythe thought friends hac sent him. A f t e r giving the man c massage, the masseur toh: him he would see that For' sythc got "$5 more on your pension this month." Later, Forsythc discovered t h a t his wallet, which had been on a nightstancl, was gone 1 . It contained $.",(). On Dec. 2U, the massage robber gave a rub-down to Edwin Ted .lone:;, Vfi. of n02 E. 1st St.. Apt. 8. That 1 real- mem cost Jones $800. the sum !ic had concealed in hi.-tobacco pouch. Fearless* Lawyer Sought for City Suit A Long Beach resident who advertised for an attorney "who is not afraid to file a damage suit against a large beach city," refused Monday to discuss his proposed legal action in detail until he retains counsel. Einil Klein, 2080 Chestnut Ave., said he had had calls from two Los Angeles lawyers Sunday within hours after the ad appeared in the classified section of a Los Angeles paper. "The trouble with Long Beach lawyerj is that they hate to sue the city," said Klein. "They get blackballed." * * * HE REFUSED to say what city activity the proposed suit involved other than to remark that a lot of money is at stake. City Atty. Walhfred Jacobson expressed amazement when told of Klein's assertion the Long Beach lawyers don't like to sue the city. "Over the years we have had to face many local attorneys in local courts," Jacobson said. He added wryly, "Some of them have clobbered us." Spurned Son Gets Fortune LOS ANGELES (CNS)-- The elder Parkford died The son of the late oil millionaire Edwin A. Parkford Monday was awarded a $500,000 inheritance from his father's estate after codicils which had disinherited him were dismissed. Geoffrey L. Parkford, 30, argued that codicils dated July 12 and 20 in 1958 disin- leriting him were written when his father was suffering from delusions. Superior Judge Frank S. Balthis ruled the younger Parkford should be awarded one-fourth of the 2-million- dollar estate after other benefactors' of the will agreed to dismiss the codicils. Jan. 3, 1959, at the age of 74. Under terms of the millionaire's original will his widow, Frances, of Laguna Beach, will receive 1 million dollars. 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