Independent from Long Beach, California on February 2, 1960 · Page 14
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Independent from Long Beach, California · Page 14

Long Beach, California
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Tuesday, February 2, 1960
Page 14
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Page B-6--INDEPENDENT Ltn« loch, Cllll., Tuuijiy, Fti. X, 1MO Spears Pleads Guilty to Theft PHOENIX UP)--Robert Vei non Spears pleaded guil'ty t a federal auto theft charg Monday. But, publicly at least, th big question remained un answered: Did the heavily insured e convict cause the crash of National Air lines plane on which he was listed aS a passenger? Spears, graying 65-year-old Dallas naturopath, was arraigned on a c o m p l a i n t c h a r g i n g he drove from Tampa, Fla., Phoenix in a car stolen from William Allen Taylor, an ol friend and another ex-convict · Spears first sought to plea no contest. When U. S. Dis trict Judge Dave Ling insists he plead either guilty or in liocent, Spears replied: "All right, guilty." · Spears is to be sentencei Feb. 15. He could be givei up to five years in prison, ; $5,000 fine or both. * * * * THE FBI is trying to lean NEW DISCOVERY FOR HARD OF HEARING To all readers of the Ind., P.-T. the Diagnostic Offices will give the first treatment for only $3. According to ihe Basic Diagnostic office if is now possible for many who are hard of hearing to regain all or part of their hearing loss. So many have told ui wo have triod everything and wo arc so discouraged that wo hesitate to fry anything else. Onco they fry this new and proved method they are overjoyed. Just lite magic, in many cases they are able to Sear without their hearing aid after the first treatment. The treatment ii simple, It consists of three steps, and tdlcei about 45 minutes. If the hearing loit it due to a nerve condition, a special treatment is given, if the loss is due to catarrh, a different treatment is given, if it is a bone condition, the Tympanic Oscillations treatment Is given. According to Baste Diagnostic 70% of all hard of hearing people will be helped by fhij method We believe it is as great a discovery as Insulin was for diabetes. We are so sure that we can help you that wo will give you the first treatment for only $3.00. Please bring m this ad within 10 days from today, Diagnostic Office 927 E. BROADWAY LONG BEACH --HE 6-4603 DR. S. J. ANDERSON, D.C. In Southern California since IMS PI 2-1-IMD. 22 if Spears planted a bomb on the plane that crashed intr the Gulf of Mexico Nov. 16, killing 42 persons. The FBI, however, refuses to say what, if anything, has been learned during several days of questioning. A g e n t - i n - c h a r g e Edward Boyle Monday said he could make no statement on whether his office plans further interrogation of Spears. Efforts to establish the cause of the crash have been hindered by failure to find the main wreckage. Spears took out $100,000 in travel insurance in September. He was listed as a passenger on the ill-fated airliner. * * t* * MRS. SPEARS quoted her husband as saying Taylor had taken Spears' place on the ill- fated plane. Taylor has been missing since the crash, but his body was not among the 13 recovered from the gulf. Spears was led from the county jail Monday along with 10 other federal prisoners. He was shackled to one of the prisoners. He did not speak during the four-block walk. Since 1027, Spears has been convicted of mail fraud forgery, larceny, false pretenses, violation of immigration laws, false personation and robbery. U.S. Trade Abroad to Be Reviewed devolution" broadcast at 8:30 dancing classes for adults AUTO SAFETY starts with a better car. Find yours in Classified under "Autos for Sale" today. Look now. NEWS IN BRIEF Burglars Loot Appliance Store Burglars who entered a North Long Beach store through a roof ventilating-system shaft Monday removed $10,820 worth of merchandise, police said. The thieves took 20 cameras and projectors, 40 transistor radios, 115 wrist watches, 300 rings, 12 electric razors and eight portable television sets from Howard's Furniture and Appliance Store at 5151 Atlantic Ave. Owner Howard Spokesmen for eight major B. Lathrom said the burglars American and West European ndustrial concerns, with a combined 1958 sales gross of 'our billion dollars, will participate in today's "Hidden p.m. on radio station KNX. Howard K. Smith will narrate the fourth in this month- y series, with today's broadcast titled "Economics in Wonderland" examining the problems which have developed during 10 years of U. S. foreign trade policies designed to help other industrial nations recover from the effects of the war. # s * * THE GROWING GAP between increased sales of foreign goods in the U. S. and :he steady shrinkage of American markets abroad will be questioned. Presidents and board chair men of the following firms will participate: Boeing, Dow Chemical, TWA, Brown and Sharpe, National Electrical Manufacturers Assn., J. P. itevens, English Electric Co. Ltd. and Allgemeine Elek- tricitaets-Gesellschaft, as well is officials of the Scottish Trades Union Congress and the Office of Civil Defense Mobilization. Interviews were taped in he U. S., United Kingdom ind West Germany. Earnings Increase NEW YUKK (/Pi--Texaco, nc., Monday reported 1959 ··arnings of 354 million dol- ars, equal to $5.85 per share. This compares with earnings 'f $311,154,995, equal to $5.24 ier share, in 1958. smashed two display windows to take the TV sets. DANCING Registration for two square will be held Wednesday in Silverado Recreation Center, Santa Fe Ave. and 31st St. Beginners will register at 7 p.m. and intermediates at 9 p.m. Final registration will be held at the same hours on Feb. 10. MIBS TOURNEY Winners of preliminary marble tournaments under way at park and school playgrounds will compete Feb. 13 in district finals. The district finals winners will compete at Lincoln P a r k Feb. 20. Prizes for the finals are being donated by The Independent, Press-Telegram. INJURED An elderly Long B e a c h couple was recovering Monday from injuries sufferdd in a two-car collison in Domingucz on Del Amo Blvd. east of Santa Fe Ave. The couple, Mr. and Mrs. Fred McConnell 4454 Linden Aye., was treated at a Compton medical center. The car collided with the rear of one driven by Dale Bradshaw, 39, of 1211 Loma Vista Dr., highway patrolmen said. Suitor Says Heiress' Kin Hid Wife NEW YORK (UPI) -- The dashing Hungarian who eloped to Paris with teen : aged heiress Gamble Benedict charged Monday that her grandmother had spirited his wife into hiding to prevent him from divorcing her so he could marry the debutante. Andrew Porumbeanu, handsome 35-year-old self-styled "economist," won a writ of habeas corpus in State Supreme Court ordering Mrs. Henry Harper Benedict, 75- year-old society dowager, and her grandson, Pvt. Douglas Benedict, 21, to appear in court Thursday morning to answer the charge. ; ,"fl ,«*»·» " · · · N o w - .·'Qfeo 1 ) '"» ·- TM- - * ' your attention to this 'SPOT' AD" (did, too, didn't I) Call attention fo your business this reasonably priced way. Call tho Independent, Press- Telegram Display Dept. for ?'i rates. Thief Returns Seal of Nixon to Republicans CHICAGO (UPI)--Whoeve stole Vice President Richan M. Nixon's seal from a lectern when he spoke here las Wednesday returned it Mon day via messenger. The plaque, which is at tached to the front of th lectern when Nixon speaks was stealthily removed whil Republicans at a $100-a-plat United Republican Fund din ner were engaged in othe things. It came back Monday, in i package, to James C. 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