Independent from Long Beach, California on May 22, 1957 · Page 1
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FEATURES INDEX Amusement* .. B-8 , Market* ...... O-6 CUulrted ..... C-7 {pRinon ....... A-4 Comic* ....... 0-tt IUdlo-TV .... C-18 Death Notice* B-fi , Shipping Guide C-7 Editor!*! A-6 , Sport* C-M \ Inside Out .... B-l ·· Women Phone HE 5.1161 -- CUuffled No. HE 2-5959 40 PAGES The Southland's Jj Finest Morning Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, l«57 VOL 19--NO. 266 WEATHER^ VtrUbl* night ud morning couUI oloud* but ' moitljr tunny Wednesday and Thursday. Little · . change In temperature. High today about 7L ··' Tue*d«y* hlfh 7S, low 81. ; - · - ; · · , · -,. ^^' - · " · HOME EDITION-I0« Ike Rapis Aid foes as 'Blind, Reckless WASHINGTON W -- Presl ' dent Elsenhower. In the fight ' Ingest speech of hli second term, Tuesday night pictured foe* ol . foreign aid ai blind and reckless gamblers, whose advice could lead to "disaster"--the lou of cut the foreign aid program, the peace and freedom.' The President went to bit (or hli $3,803,000,000 mutual secur- Ity program in nation-spanning ' radio. « speech over televlilon . and As he has before In defending , his budget, Elsenhower declared the "cost of peace Is high In this atomic age." · "Yet the price of war Is higher and Is paid In different coin-- with the lives of our youth and the devastation of our cities,' Elsenhower said. . . ...v, . · OBVIOUSLY hitting It menv ben of Congress who want to President wept on to My: "The road to this disaster could easily be paved with the good Intentions of those blindly striving to save the money that must be spent as the price of peace," ' Elsenhower, speaking from his White House office, added that 'to try to save money at the risk of such damage" to the mutual security program "Is neither conservative ' nor constructive," Then he declared: "It Is reckless. · · · · \ IT COULD M3AN the loss of peace. It could mean the lou at freedom. It could mean the lots of both. "I know that you would not wish your government to take such a reckless gamble. "I do not Intend that your government take that gamble/ With the President, as he spoke from his White House office was his son, Army Major John Elsenhower, who sat on a (Continued on Page A-7, Col, 1) Solons'to Take Sinkage Issue : ' · . WASHINGTON --The Hous Armed Services Committee to ; day wlimtnrt a review of testl mony on the outlook for even , . tually h a l t i n g subsidence 1; · ; Lone Beach Harbor. Tha Navy's program for fur ! ther repairs to keep Lent . · Beach Nav.»l Shipyard In operation c o u l d be threatened ; should the committee's stud, · produce an adverse finding. The House c o m m i t t e e Tuesday ·bout-faced on a previous decision to approve the Navy's request for $4,660,000 to conn teract the effects of land sink ' sge on tho shipyard. At the request of Chairman , Carl Vlnson (D-Ga), th« com. By WILLIAM BROOM Bur««n mlttee revoked i Gets Cash in'Libel HOLLYWOOD (UE) _ Slnser Dorothy Dandrldgt's two million dollar libel suit against Confidential Magazine hs« been set. tied with a, sizable cash pay- v ment and a public retraction, Attorney Leon Branton Jr. an. . nounced Tuesday. ., Bmnton said Confidential paid the noted Negro entertainer "a cash settlement In five figures" .. and agreed to print a retraction In Its forthcoming Issue. Miss Dandrldge brought suit ·gainst the magazine March 26 /. over an article .titled "What Dorothy Dundrtdge Did In the ' Woods" which appeared In the ; ; May 1057, Issue. , Branton said the publisher, i ' Robert Harrison, agreed to carry . the retraction In a prominent ·· place In the forthcoming Issue, The actress, who ts In France - making · movie, cabled Branton: , , . ' . . · · · * · '. . " ' · v · THE SPEED with which Con. fldentlal has settled my libel cue and agreed to Issue a re* traction should leave no doubt that there wasn't an ounce of truth In their shocking article concerning me . . . I feel that this Is not only a complete vindication of my own good name and reputation but Is also · complete victory for the entire motion picture and entertainment Industries. It Is my hope that this will give more people the courage against such tlons." to fight back scandal publics- Its earlier approval. It voted to take a new look at a four-year $21.800,000 subsldence · correction program recommended by the Navy to protect Its Investment In the $62,000.000 ship repair facility. The $4,660,000 had been asked to finance the project's second stage, In 1958. · · VIN80N ASKED for reconsideration · after Capt. J. W. Alles of the Navy's Bureau 'of Yards «nd Docks reopened discussion of the project. Capt. Alles · said he wanted to make certain - the · committee -understood that the eventual total cost of the program would be $21,800,000. The committee chairman then noted that they had received reports t h a t private Industry plans "to abandon the harbor area" where land Is sinking be- (Continued on Page A3, Col. 1) Spending Expected to TopBudget WASHINGTON 1KB '-- Con- grcsslonal tax experts predicted Tuesday that federal spending next year would top President Elsenhower's $71,800,000,000 estimate by $1,200.000,000. But the forecast failed to dampen Democratic tax-cut talk. The report was Issued by the staff of the Joint congressional committee on Internal revenue which has been more often right han the treasury In forecasting 'eleral budget trends. It discounted somewhat the current economy drive. It estimated that the $1,800,100,000 surplus forecast by the 'resident last January for the 2 months starting July 1 actually will shrink to about $1,300,. 000,000 because of I n f l a t e d irlces on government purchases. However, Speaker Sam Ray mm (D-Tex) promptly declared hat he still planned to order the House Ways and Means Committee to-startJraMlni-.a tax- ut bill If Congress slashed toe. ·resident's money requests by 14,000,000,000. The House or Its appropria- Ions committee has made paper uts of $4,000,507,609 In money bills. Including a $2,586,775.000 reduction ordered by the com- llttee Tuesday In the Presl- ent's defense program. The big orelgn aid bill Is pending. MISSOURI TORNADO BARRAGE KILLS 16 »*?**·* ,k^ w ... t* -,'". ·· v^ t * ntm+vttfqtu _«.,«.»^, :«'t»«»|IMM4«\'l"*i. .' ( .».( y l , ^; *.; . S,j, A » , · ' · " · «· · · ' · ' "' ·-.,··/'·''·. · - » · -- " · « ' "I.' " . . a.S * . , . *.:.^^:.^^.^'.''.-'^':.:,(;.rfc-E^|?a c Y ,-v Smashed, 70 Hurt Extensive Damage in St. Louis Area ; Illinois, Iowa Hit SURROUNDED BY STORM DEBRIS Three members at the R. B.'Cook family reat'on a ' chair in their tornado-wrecked home In the southern · outskirts of Kansas City Tuesday. Their car Is In right background and refrigerator at the left. Vote Beats 16-Million Less "' -'· SACRAMENTO (UP)--The Senate Tuesday passed ts version of the largest California budget In state history. The upper house voted 30- or a spending program totalln $1,907,890,631 for the fiscal yea jeglnnlng July 1. It Is nearly 1 million dollars less than tha Mised by the Assembly tw weeks ago.- A. Alan Post, the financial at tr to the Legislature, sal he Senate budget was 79 ml! on dollars more than' Is est mated to be spent this year b he state. The Senate budget, amendec nto the Assembly version, goe ack to the Assembly today to greement on the changes, * · · * ^ «, MAJOR differences betwee; ie Senate and Assembly ver ons are: The Senate left the state S-mllllon-dollar rainy day tune ntact. The Assembly voted ti ut It In the general fund where t presumably could be used fo chool aid. 57,326,000 added by the As embly to Increase itate hos Ital staffs and food allowances 'as cut out, by the Senate, The Assembly added $7,500, L.A.C.SAYS:- If We Are Wrong · - Th* WQTO ol economy demand* wo* met face to face by the PreeJdent In last night'* broadcast. It would be ials* economy to cut down the funds ws us* to build strong cmtt-Communlst forces in other countries. Those, forces in 42 countries are providing over S million men under arms. 13.000 Jet tighten and 2,500 naval reuels. We pay a small part oi their cost under our Mutual Security foreign aid program, If the** forces did not exist on our side, we would bar* to provide many more men and machines from our own economy. . ' · · - . · - - - , It Mined to us the President was talking to a tenibJy apathetic audience. The people bar* tasted (Continued on Page A-6) · -, '" A " ' ' . ·:'."^.f ,'/· , ··- '-· ' V '· . ,-JV-' · . . ' ^ i , 000 for specific beach and park projects, but the Senate cut out $7.444^92 of It, leaving the re- malnder for the San Bernardino, Stony Gorge and Del Norte Redwood State Parks. The Senate added $1,300,000 for planning and other preliminary work on five Upper Feath cr River dams In Plumas County. The Assembly had refused to approve this Item. Just .before final action was taken on the Senate floor the upper house tabled an amendment by Sen. Fred H. Kwft (R. San Diego) to delete the money 'or the Feather River basin dams. , ,,. · Other developments: DEATH PENALTVi Senate amended death penalty moratorium bill to make It provide 'or · six-year rather than two- year ban. The bill was set for a special debate on the Senate 'loor today. Gov. Goodwin J. Knight' said Tuesday he was igalrist a two-year moratorium. DRUNK DRIVING I Assembly passed · bill making It possible o suspend a driver's license for 30 days If Its holder refuses to take a breath test for Intoxlca- Ion, OLD AGE PENSION) Bill to ncrnase old age pensions to $100 a month gained approval of the Senate Social Welfare Commit ee, The bill, already passed by he Assembly, still.has to get pp*oval from Senate Finance Committee and on the Senate loor. RELATIVES! Same commit ee approved another measure Which would abolish the law re- utrtng persons to contribute to he pensions of theli relatives. TRUCKS) Gov. Knight signed nto law a bill requiring trucks with three axles or more to stay n the right lane on freeways. BEACHES AND PARKS) As. sembly Ways and Means Com- mlttee approved and sent to the .uemhly floor a bill to Increase 10 amount of tldelands oil roy- Itles going Into the State Beach and Park Fund from seven mil- on to 12 ·million dollars a year. He 'Quits PARIS W -- Socialist Pre mler Guy Mollet handed In hi resignation Tuesday nl|ht afte losing a confidence vote In th national assembly. President Rene Coty: selzer on a technical point to delay ac ceptancc, Coty said he will con suit with assembly leaders anc decide today whether to ask Mollet to stay on, Coty's point was that Mollet' opposition failed to muster an absolute majority -- currently 298 votes-- as required under the constitution to force a premie; to quit. , ,^ .. .. Defeated on his, "beat thi rebel" fiscal program of be! tightening, Mollet said he wit Insist on quitting. ,,,, , , . . - · ' · - , · · ' ' * EMERGING FROM · Elysee Palace. Mollet told reporters that If Coty asks him to con tlnue he will refuse. The president, preparing for a state visit to Washington faces the bleak- task of trylni to replace the Mollet reglmi that had proved to be the mos stable France has had In postwar years. Mollet and his cabinet were applauded as they filed out of the Assembly that had turned them out of office, " " ' The assembly by 247-213 're- lected his policies, Including new taxes and cuts In non-military pending to pay for France's campaign to crush the National 1st rebellion In Algeria. ·Mollet had been- In" of flee for [6 months, a postwar record. NEIGHBOR AN EGGHEAD SURE ENOUGH This forecasting racket take* Its 1611, the WM told his assist after predicting warmer weather for today. To Illustrate, the WM relat. ed the story of .former assistant whom we s h a l l call Smith. ' The n e i g h b o r i c o m - CackU · · plained about Smith. Sems he went around cackling like a chicken all the time: "Wt get tired of It, too," Mrs. Smith remarked! "Sonwtlme* we think he's not In his right mind. 'I suppose he could be cured, but we do need' the eggs." to Take Beck's Job WASHINGTON Wi--John F. English, No. 2 national off leer of the Teamsters Union, said Tues. day night the union's executive Mwrd will meet soon to consider ousting Dave Beck ai Teamsters president i..,/ · · - - . · · English, 68-year-old Teamsters general secretary treasurer and longtime; foe of Beck within the union, was chosen earlier In the day to succeed Beck as an AFL-C10 vice presi dent and executive council member. - . · , . . - - - . . - - - - . ..,. . . - . Beck, accused by Senate rack eta*Investigators of .fantastic money deals with Teamsters 'unds--accusations on which he las Invoked the Fifth Amend ment--was removed from the same AFL-CIO posts Tuesday. SELECTING E N G L I S H to Beck's AFL-ClO-Jobs was like rubbing salt In the wounds ad mistered to Beck by the AFL- CIO chieftains. T h e y acted unanimously both .In ousting JOHN F. ENOLISH H« Step. Up Beck and In naming English his successor. English, n veteran of more then 50 years as a teamster, H-BOMBS to blame for Tex- si*- and California weathert Nope, It's the Jet stream. Page A - K , ; , . ..,-,.., , THE administration's civil rights bill was pried out .of the House Rules Committee. Next step, House debate, Page A-8. utlve board will meet soon to consider the Beck situation. He said Beck In a day or two will be asked to ranvene the union's 13-man board to "talk things over" and If Beck refuses to assemble the board, Its members will convene anyway on "I WOULDN'T be surprised," English said, when asked If the board will demand Beck's reslg nation. Earlier, AFL-CIO President George Meany, In announcing English's election to Beck's old positions, predicted the Team- sters'wlll "get rid of Beck," English, In the Interview, made It hTeeclrate EOut....Rg made It clear the Teamsters chiefs--or a majority of them mar. III Br A new outbreak of dead. ly tornadoes devastated. a small eastern Missouri town '·· and swept a c r o s s other nearby communities Tues- · day afternoon, leaving at least 16 dead and some 70 ' Injured. The new series of twisters struck lets than 24 hours after the season's worst tornado . slashed across Kansas City sub* Urbs, killing at least 36 person* . and Injuring some 200 oUiers.. ,. Hardest hit by the new windstorms were the tiny commun- ' Itles of Fremont, Mo -- popula* .». lion, 207, nnd Montlcello, Mo.-population 154. . · · » · ' · - j . - ',' EIGHT HAD been counted ' dead at Fremont and 50 more Injured -- some seriously. Only \ five of Fremont's homes were left itandlng, the Missouri Highway Patrol reported. Fremont · Is 160 miles south of St. Louts, ', , The patrol said a twister wiped out one-fourth of Monti- . cello-- 150 miles north of fit. ,, Louis-- but no one was killed. . · There were no figures on the number of Injured. ·'. Other twisters rained destrue- , tlon, death-dealing blows on the " Desloge-Bonne Terre area .of eastern Missouri, about 80 miles south of St. Louis. - - , . . · · · · · ; IN THIS area, four person* ., were killed at Desloge. three. 'at · Tarm Home, Mo,, and One a.t Van Buren. Damage at Van Buren, nine _ j , miles from Fremont, was lex " extensive as the twister skirted he center of that communltylof 700, But damage was high In all . communities, state police said. Another twister struck Col- .' anyway--don't Beck continue Intend to let as Teamsters president until the union's convention In late September when new officers are to be elected. But English avoided saying outright that "Beck must go." He made It clear that was what he meant, however. · · · · ' , ENOLISH SAID , he favors John T. cago, a dent, as Beck as (Sandy) O'Brien, Chi' Teamsters vice presl the man to succeed Teamsters president (Continued OP Page A-3, Col. 3) on the .near Keokuk, Iowa, Illlnols-Iowa border. [ran, Pakistan, Turks . . . . . . _ . Sign Ike Doctrine ; said In an Interview Tuesday g^^ Pakl , tan ^ _ night that the Teamsters exec- Tne United States Tuesday signed agreements with Iran, Pakistan and Turkey for aid under the Elsenhower- Middle East Doctrine. A projected agreement with Iraq could not be signed. The Damage at Colmar was said by state police to be high. There were no reports of casualties at Colmar. Reports of other tornadoes-mostly In rural areas--acceler- ted at nightfall. Two funnels ouched down In open farmland near Burlington, Iowa; another caused damage on (arms near , Columbia, In southern Illinois. AN EARLY afternoon twister --the first reported In the new ' erles--flattened farm buildings : nd caused two serious Injuries , n a rural area t o f eastern Minnesota.' The Minnesota storm whirled Into Rush City, a farm center. In the eastern part of the state. It Injured two persons seriously, and destroyed a number of farm buildings. T h u n d e r s t o r m s growled' (Continued on Page A-7, Col. 3)' Iraq could not be signed. The -ILJ f\ W-T -r · . IraqUepresentatlve said he dldl£\(J\*/ f_j-W J6t, 1 · . . ' ' Engine Quiet not' have his government's au-l thorlty to do so. The agreements were signed following a four-day session of the economic commit- !ee of the Baghdad Defense Pact GRAHAM'S SERMON 'INSPIRING' Cohen Attends Revival NEW YORK (UE) -- Former ' racketeer Mickey Cohen listened ntently Tuesday night while vangellst B i l l y G r a h a m reached to a Madison Square Garden audience of 17,500 on with bans he Ten Commandments peclal emphasis on the gainst killing and adultery. Cohen, several times the tar- ·sslns, said later the sermon et of gangland "Inspiring." would · be The onetime boss of the West Coast · underworld, · who- now P«rates · floral shop In Los ngelen. sald.h* came to-the rfahani revival "to psyf my respect* to BUly." . "I'M A GOOD friend." Cohen said. "Billy has converted me to a better way of life outside of Christianity. He has taught me to live correctly. 'For many years I did not believe in God, but I do now.' Following the sermon. Cohen talked briefly with Graham in the evangelist's office. "It was Just a social call," the ex-gambler said. "Billy and I expressed our love for one another, and we'kissed each other «a we usually do." Cohen, flanked by t h r e e Friends, then drove to the airport to catch a plane for Chicago. _. ( ,,, .. · - -. .,, ( - -, i "- J · ' ' " " ' NEW YORK gambler Mickey Cohen, the 'man with a new green thumb but the old acid tongue, was a bit staggered but Impenitent after raking Los Angeles' police brass over the conli. "Stand by what I saldT You're damned right," he declared. "I'd appreciate their filing suit I've got plenty more to* say." Cohen -- now a purveyor of tropical plants-- purveyed some uncomplimentary remarks about Police Chief William Parker and Capt James Hamilton, head of Uw intelligence division, on a coast-to-cotst television ahow Sunday, , _ . . . . · . QUEHANNA. Pa. OF--Curtis*. , Wright Corp. Tuesday demon- " strated a new Jet engine which ·'· It said operates so quietly Its ' use w i l l eliminate the noise j nuisance factor at communities ." near commercial airports. . · ' ' T The engine--known as * the TJ38--also was 1 described as «o " powerful It will permit com- , ( . mercial airliners to utilize airports which cannot now accommodate fully-loaded long-range · Jets on hot days when engine ' efficiency drops. ' 5 Roy T. Hurley, CurtlssAVrtght ' · president- and board chairman. ' said the 12.500.pound thrust , ; TJ38 was developed'Jointly by ·', Curtlst-Wrlght'* Wright Aero- , nautical Division and Bristol Aeroplane Co., Limited, of Fulton. England. : ; '·'. The TJ38 turbo-Jet run* more 3 .· quietly than any know com- ' mercial J«t engine. Hurley said · ts noise factor Is comparable I , to propeller-driven ulnlners and ' , n -some instances Is even more) quiet - . . . . , V

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