Independent from Long Beach, California on May 22, 1957 · Page 3
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Independent from Long Beach, California · Page 3

Long Beach, California
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Wednesday, May 22, 1957
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House Unit Takes Up . '·'.,-. f · ' · - ' . .. . . . ,.v - M . * . i, * . · Sinkage Issue Today _,/ '' · . · . . · ' · - . · ' . ' . · ·/ (Continued 1'rom Paso A-l.) low »ca level because of the withdrawal of oil, , - . . These reports . l a t e r were termed "wholly Inaccurate" by · Hep. CralB Hoamer (R-Long Beach), l l o i m c r said he will present evidence to set the record straight when the committee next convenes. He l» not n member of the committee. Ford Motor CO. and Southern California Edison Co. have no Intention of abandoning planti In the harbor district because of subsidence, spokesmen for the firms asserted In Long Beach Tuesday. · · * · , · · ' R. W. SETTLES, manager of the Long Beach Ford Motor plant, told Mayor Gcorg« M. Vermllllon: "Long Beach assembly plant Is Important operation In over- nil plans of Ford Division. It Is strategically located In majoi market area. Over past severa years, have added own sea wal construction periodically to In sure uninterrupted operations Are planning further addition to give protection for addltlona number of years." , The statement, which Scltlei inld had approval of Detroit of. flclals, was telegraphed by Ver- mllllon to Washington. The mayor 1 !' telegram also referred to the following state* ment given Hosmcr by Howarc Qulnton, president of Edison Co 'We understand that someone lias Indicated that we contemplate removal of our Long Beach gleam plant because oi subsidence conditions. 'This Is wholly erroneous. We have no plans whatever tor removal ol that plant. · ' · ' · " · "AS NEWER PLANTS are developed we will probably (In Ike Assistant Mum at Solon Tax Quiz WASHINGTON (UP)--Defense Mobilizer Gordon Gray claimed "executive privilege" several times Tuesday In refusing to answer Senate Investigators questions on the "unusual Interest" shown by White House aides In granting fast tax writeoffs to a northwest power company. Sen. Eatcs Kefauver (D-Tenn) said Gray's reluctance to answer "suggests very strongly" that the White House was "In on" the decision to award rapid, tax amortization privileges to Idaho Power Co, for construe* tlon of two Snnke River dams In the Hells Canyon area. Kefauver, chairman 'of ' the Senate Anti-Trust and Monopoly subcommittee said he plans to study the record of the hearing "very closely" to determine whether Gray's refusal to an twer was "legitimate." · · · · . ' OKAY BALKED when He- fauver produced an Office of Defense Mobilization memorandum which bore the names "Adams, I'ersons, Pyle and Morgan" In pencil at the top. . The defense moblllzer said the notations referred lo prcsldenr tlal assistant Sherman Adam*; Gen. Wilton B. Persons, President Elsenhower's legislative liaison officer; presidential aide Howard Morgan, dent. Pyle: and counsel to Gerald P. the Presl- MarUynM. Romance Irrelevant' WASHINGTON (UW--Federal Judge Charles K. McLaughlln ruled Tuesday that playwright Arthur Miller's romance with screen star Marilyn Monroe was "Irrelevant and Immaterial" to his contempt of Congress case. Defense attorney Joseph L. Rauh Jr. Injected Miller's cele bratcd courtship Into the trial to support a motion that the Broadway author be acquitted. Rauh charged that the House committee on un-American ac tlvltles called Miller as a wit ness last June In an effort to horn ,ln on the publicity he was letting as Mlts Monroe's suitor, But Judge McLaughlln rejected the attorney's move to bring nto court any committee documents relating to their romance. lie also withhold a decision on he acquittal trnotlon until all the evidence was In. four or five years) follow 'the customary electrical s y s t e m practice of placing It on standby service, · "It' Is our expectation tha when the plant reaches Its nor mal time of usefulness, and with the abatement of subsidence, we would then replace the prcsen plant with a new and modern plant on the same site." . . Robert W, Smart, staff coun sel of the Arnwd Services Com mlttec, said Vlnson apparently adopted a cautious attitude to ward the proposal because o "some unanswered questions." The question arises · how permanent the present repair program will be," Smart said 'Should Congress spend $21,' 000,000 on the shipyard with no concrete knowledge of what the subsidence situation will be when the work Is completed?' The committee counsel acknowledged that the Navy li anxious to picvent further damage to the shipyard. He said It would rost $100,000,000 to replace It. . · » · · · . ' "WE'RE In a hind out there,' Smart said. "The water Is within six Inches of the top of the sea wall. But we Intend to review the testimony given lasi year when this program began and not jump to any conclu bions," Rear Adm. R. H. Meadc chief of the Bureau of Yards and Docks, slid the Navy "relied a lot" on assurances ol local officials thai an eventual subsidence solution will be founc when It recommended the repair program. Hosmcr said he Is confident the Vlnson committee will return to Its original decision. But warned that the hcsltatlor points up the Importance ol adopting legislation to contra the causes of subsidence. "This experience illustrates .hat national, publicity about Lxmg Beach subsidence Is hurt ng like the dickens," Hosmcr said. There can be no longer delay In producing remedial leg station such as the Klockslcm 3r«nt proposals now before the State Legislature. "The shipyard Is a $100.000, 000 activity and the committee s not going to scrap It on the basis of unsubstantiated re ports," In Sacramento Gov, Knight ermed the Long Beach subsld- nco problem "serious and per- i«ps even disastrous." There Is Ime, however, In the remaining hree weeks of the Legislature o adopt needed measures, he aid. BAGGAGE FALLS Door Rips Off Plane; J NEW YORK lURi -- A 50 pound cargo door ripped off a Capital Airlines Viscount Tuc« day only 19 minutes after the plane left New York City. Four teer. pieces .of luggiige were dumped on the New Jersey countryside, damaging a propeller as they fell, and forcing the plane to make an emergency landing. . None of the 34 passengers or four crew members aboard was Injured, No casualties were reported on the ground. Neither passengers nor crew Knew that any baggage hnd plummeted from the plane until after the plane landed safely back at La Guunlla Airport. A widespread police search was conducted In three New Jersey counties for the remains of the door and the baggage. Three white shirts, one of them badly torn, and a pair of trousers were found. · The plane, Flight 171, was en route from New York to Pittsburgh, Knoxvllle, Chattanooga and Memphis, Teamsters Name English to Take Over Beck Job (Continued From Pago A-l.) D'Brlen has announced formally as a candidate acalnst Beck. I've known O'Brien for 33 years and he's a good man," English said. "I'm going to support him," English said the Teamsters are "a good labor organization and I'm sure we can clean up this thing, If we are given a lit le time," He said he expects Mstponcmcnt of a hearing of he AFL-CIO ethical practices committee, scheduled for Frl day, on charges the Teamsters Jnlon Is corruptly dominated. THIS WOULD give English and his Teamsters faction time o hold R board meeting to take care of Beck's future with the union and prepare an cnswcr to .he AFL-CIO charges, English ndlcated an ouster of Beck would be the best answer the union could give the AFL-CIO. Chairman McClellan (D-Ark) of the rackets committee, In- 'ormed of the selection of English for the AFL-CIO posts, toldrcgularly. reporters "Mr. English, whom I have never met, has been very cooperative with the commit Caesar to Give Up TV Work for Film Series HOLLYWOOD Wl -- Comic Sid Caesar plans to forsake television for a series of thcatrl cal movies to employ the "live television technique," This was announced Tuesday by a company formed recently by Caesar and Silvester L. (Pat) Weaver, former head of NBC TV. The actual format of his new films Is still Indefinite, but plans call for him to write, direct and portray comedy roles apparently of the same type he created on TV. Production of the film starts next July and the plan Is to release them tec." He laid he "would not presume" to go further In any conv ment on this subject. Meany told a news conference that English stated to the AFL- CIO council Tuesday: "We're going to wash our own dirty linen. You, and the rest ol American labor, are going t» b? proud of us again." Referring to English, Mcany said In response to a question: "I think he'd like to get rid of Dave Beck." Suicide? Yup, for the Cricket! SACRAMENTO t',r--Robert Mathls made a carbon monoxide trap out of his car Monday by running a hose from the exhaust pipe through a rear window. "Suicide: What suicide?" he asked excited sheriff's deputies. "There's a cricket In there that's been driving me crazy. I'm gonna get him--one way or an other." INDEPENDENT--P«9« A-J ' iMf (Mtk, Mil. W»*. M*r Hi IH7- . Marina Cafe;"' Lease Deal ;j ." ·'% An agreement Is being drawn up with another bidder for the restaurant lease at the Alaml- tos Bay Marina, City Manager Sum K. Vlckers told the aty, Council Tuesday, ' . The city'r negotiation Is with*" George C. Jlelnrlch and James K. Burk. 410 N. Blvd., Compton, Long Beach ' second htghV bidder originally to Theo'Atha's'- and Trlfon L. Colllas, who were unable to follow up their DM.'' Terms call for s 10-year. lease at $400 monthly mini* mum rental. . . . . About J30.000 In furnishings and equipment Is required of-the bidder. The lease would allow sale, of liquor on the premises,. «, feature which was found.ob» irctlonahlr Tuesday In a letter., o Councllmcn from the Long leach Community We K a r a ' , Council. _ . The communication was received and filed. Long Beach · Santa Ana Encore \ Rhoda Lee Drip Dry Sissy Shirts. that turn a pretty back on fashion! Back again by popular demand -- the blouse that has everything! Rhoda Lee's fabulous "Sissy Shirt" In drip dry Dacron and cottonl Your beloved casual · convertible neckline, roll-up sleeve style prettied front and back with rows of lace and embroidery trim. Have it in white, pink, blue or maize, sizes 32 to 38. You'll want one in every color at . '."". 6.95 .' Uuffumi 1 Accessory Shop, Street Floor l u f f u m t ' S t o r e H o u r » t 7 : 3 0 A . M suits you for easy living in Glenharen washable, drip dry Arnel suits! What a wonderful way to look this summer whether you're globetrotting, c a r e e r i n g or homemanaging. These three beauties promise the easiest living, too--because they take the barest minimum of care to keep looking fresh, l o v e l y and well-groomed. They're made of a fabulous blend of cotton and Arnel that's caressingly cool and light . . . launders like a dream, quick-drying -- ease in ironingl All three styles in: beige, aqua, black, pink, blue. ..'' Sizes 10 to 18.' 25.95 Buffumt' Suiti, Coats, Third Floor · : . . . ,·,,..,. ( t o ' ' 5 : 3 0 P . M . j F r l d a y i : 1 2 N o o n to 9 P . M .

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