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FEATURES INDEX Amusements ...C-4 L.A.C. Say» . . . . A-2 ssx ^ PH Comlcs B-6 ' 7 Shipping Guide B-8 · Death Notices. .B-8 Sports C-l, S . Editorial B-4 World Around. .A-5 HE 5-! 161 -- .Classified No. HE 2-5959 WEATHER T/te Southland's M Finest Morning Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIFORNIA, WEDNESDAY. JULY. ·», 1958 VOL. 20--NO. 314 Emrly morning log mud low cloud*, becoming mostly «mny- by afternoon. Continued warm. High expected today/ 88. Tuesday;! Ugh, Ml low, 5 9 . . ' HOME EDITION--lOe Rescuer, Fall Victim Marooned on Ledge; ·i i Hiker's Partner Beatings Denied by Officers Three Long Beach police officers Tuesday in Municipal Court denied charges they beat up three young men w h i l e placing them under arrest June 1. The denials came as the officers testified at a jury trial in Judge Lyman Sutter court on d i s o r d e r l y conduct-drunk j charges against the trio. j *. * * » ON TRIAL are: Richard L. Johnson, 27, and his brother Donald, 26, both of 22113 Re- beam St., Torrance, and Rich-, ard Tardaguila. 25, o£ 16947 Brighton St., Gardena. The officers, who arrested them early on the morning of June 1 at Henri's Whip, 632 E. Broadway, are John C. Coleman, Bennie E. McGregor, R. H. Davis and Arnold E. Schmel- WILLIAM E. GAKVEK, Killed in Fall ' JOHN SANDERS On Ledge ing. * * * * ALL BUT Officer Davis testified Tuesday. ·They denied striking any of the defendants while placing them under arrest, or later at the 'police station. They did use force," all said under oath, in handcuffing the trio. Defense attorney Richard V. Kennedy, of Los Angeles, suggested in his opening remarks that the defendants had been beaten. The jury'trial resumes at 10 a.m. today. Youth, 13, Drowns i s ' in Lawndale Pool . LAWNDALE--The body of a 13-year-old non- swimmer was found Tuesday evening on the bottom of the Leuzinger High School swimming pool three hours 'after the pool had been closed. Lennox sheriff's deputies said [ the body of Jerry Patrick Hays, of 15015 Osage Ave., was discovered in the 12-foo.t-deep section at 7 p.m. by a' watchman. T h e watchman summoned deputies and Officer Norman McCollam dived into the water to bring the youth to the surface. H Don Rose Re-Elected to by County Demos LOS ANGELES (CNS)--Don Rose was re-elected Tuesday] night to an unprecedented third two-year term as chairman of the Los Angeles County Democratic Central Committee. Rose, of South.Pasadena, was. elected by acclamation at the Democratic meeting Snathe state The boy was p r o u n c e d dead upon arrival at a hospital. The high school opens, its outdoor pool during thfc summer months. 'Lifeguards are on duty during hours the pool is in use, school spokesmen said. Officers said the youth may have entered the pool .after it closed at 4:30 p.m. STOLEN' CAR school\EACK ALL ' PRIMPED UP GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. Iff) Kenneth L. Stelma -had his station wagon tack Tuesday after reporting it stolen. The wagon came back with a new Slight Quakes Felt SAN JOSE (*)--Two slight earthquakes were felt through- veilm^ucirkco »»ci ^ A\,J.. v » » » ~ « c - . out the San Jose .area last Senate- F i n a n ce night, about .an hour after a tremor shook Hollister, 25 miles south. There were no reports of damage. tailpipe, adjusted b r a k e s , - wheels.-.aligned, a.,full .gas. tank and an oil change and grease job. Police found a gas station attendant had mistaken Stelma's vehicle for one which a customer had a s k e d . t o be serviced. Flemming Approved WASHINGTON (UPI)--The be new Secretary, of Health Education and Welfare. Trapped Men Dare NotMove ANTONITO, Colo.--Two men were trapped on a shaky, ledge n a canyon wall early today after turbulent air turned back :he attempt of an Army helicopter to rescue them. One of the men had been on the ledge since Friday night, when he and a companion fell over a steep mountainside. His companion was killed by the "all, and his body recovered Tuesday. The second trapped man is a rescuer, lowered by a rope t o j the ledge to take food and| blankets to the first marooned FEARS OF causing a rockslide prevented rescuers from raising the pair by rope. So perilous is their perch, rescuers said, that the two men dare not move for fear of starting a slide that might plunge them hundreds of feet straight down in the canyon. The scene is in Conejos Canyon, 35 miles west of here, in the Cumbres Mountains. W i l l i a m E. Carver, 38, auditor for the University of New Mexico, and John Sanders, 35, of Albuquerque, vanished last Friday, while on a mountain fishing trip. An airplane spo'tted a body on the canyon-floor. -Tuesday, and a team of volunteers made its way to the spot. The body was identified as that of Garver. Then, 350 feet straight up the cliff, the rescuers- saw Sanders. . . * * * ' '* THE LEDGE TO which.he clung, they said, juts- downward at - ' : '"'Don Bewley, 22-year-old son of a nearby lodge operator, was Across the Nation Errol Flynn Drops Magazine Suit NEW YORK (UPI)--Movie Star Errol Flynn has dropped his one million dollar libel.suit against Confidential Jtfagazine for an undisclosed sum, it was revealed Tuesday. with food and blankets. But loose .. shale and ' sharp-edged rocks precluded 'raising the men 500 feet to safety. ·The Army sent a rescue helicopter team to the scene, but turbulent air at the 10,500-foot evel prevented.it fr6m working close to the men. Rescue operations ceased at dark Tuesday, to be resumed-probably by 1 helicopter--today. Atlas Roars on Ground CAPE CANAVERAL,, Fla, Iff) A mighty Atlas ballistic missile, FOUR FLIERS, FREED BY REDS, BOARD FREEDOM PLANE IN TEHRAN Freed U.S. Fliers Tell How Red MIGs Shot Down Plane W I E S B A D E N , Germany Crans, of Macon, Mo.; Maj. (UPI) -- Nine grim and ex- "-: - * ^ f »*'""' m = · A spokesman for Flynn's attorneys said the suit had been settled and that a stipulation to this effect had been filed in the county clerks' office. The swashbuckling actor sued because of an article published in the March, 1955, issue of the magazine. The article was entitled: "The Greatest ..Show on Earth: Errol Flynn and his Two-Way Mirror." A sub headline said: ."Scene Was Better Than a 1 Minsky Finale." Find Lost Girl, 5 MALONE, N. Y. £"---Erenda Doud, 5, clad only in panties, was found alive and healthy Tuesday in an Adirondack wilderness by three hunters. She had been wandering in the woods since Sunday afternoon. Brenda heard the hunters calling to each other as they beat through the brush. She answered. The men--George Hanna and Harold Scott, of Malone, and Robert Armstrong, of Westville--found her standing in a clearing. Her body was badly bitten, by insects and she was scratched. But otherwise she was in fine condition, they saidj and chatted profusely. 5,437,000 Jobless WASHINGTON (UPI) -- Unemployment shot to a ,17-year high of 5,437,000 in June, the government reported Tuesday. But there was a bright side which encouraged economists to believe the recession might have hit bottom. Most of the jobless rise reflected the Influx «f nearly two million students and graduates into the labor market when schools closed last month. Too, the number of non-farm workers increased more than usual for the second straight month. It was the highest June total since 1941 when 6,190,000 were out of work. Bus Strike Looms LOS ANGELES ff--Bus drivers of Continental Trailways' western division were set to strike at midnight Tuesday In a dispute over a new contract. About 160 drivers in Los Angeles/ San Francisco; Flagstaff, Ariz., and Albuquerque, N. M., are involved. . The drivers are asking pay of S cents a mile, plus a pension plan and other fringe benefits: The company has offered 7% cents on a two-year contract, a union spokesman said/Drivers now .receive 7 cents a mile, which averages about $500 a month. packed with enough power to travel intercontinental .range for the first time, roared in place Tuesday during a ground test' of its engines. This was the first Atlas equipped with the three engines needed to go all the way --a sustainer and two booster rockets. In previous tests only the boosters were used. The static test -- firing the IRON CURTAIN CUTIE Here's a mug shot of a hooded vulture from beyond the Iron Curtain after its arrival .in San Diego .from a zoo in Prague, Czechoslovakia, in an exchange shipment Circular nostril in beak distinguishes it from all other vultures, e x p e r t s say. --.(AP. Wirephoto). hausted U. S. airmen, returne'd from 11 days' Soviet captivity, said Tuesday Soviet jet fighters shot down their unarmed transport plane-in flames and kept firing' even after five of the crewmen .bailed, out,. . . . . The four men who rode the plane down to a flaming landing at a. makeshift airstrip 75 miles from Lake Sevan in Armenia, leaped clear moments before the big C11S transport exploded. One crewman, Airman 2/C Peter N. Sabo, of Chicago, suffered second degree burns. He was the only one injured, but he managed to walk off the plane that flew the men from Tehran, Iran, to Wiesbaden They had been taken to Tehran Monday after, the Soviets · released them at Astara, on the Russian-Iranian frontier. Wives and children of five of the crewmen swarmed through air police guards to rush into the arms of : their loved ones, weeping and smiling at the same time. When police tried to pull the wives from the men to put the returnees.in.a bus, the women pushed their way through and got .on with their husbands for the trip to the base hospital. The airmen drove off, their heads cushioned on the shoulders of their wives who had been waiting for the moment since 'June -27, when Bennie A Shupe of Miami, Fla.; Airman'2/C Earl H. Reamer, of St. Louis Park, Minn., and Sabo bailed- out, . . , . As the five men dangled -in parachutes - and drifted earthward, the MIGs circled' again and ..-made .another firing -pass still- at.the flaming plane that was coming down for a landing. notes accusing the United and · demanded the return of Tehran unaided. They . -were ' i,,,f*.i//q rtff +n fho. haQA hnenital the men. The Soviets had made no ' I HC OUVlCib llcxw niawi. AIV ^v^ ^..j^.^i-- -mention of shooting', -but had intelligence briefings.' , said .only that the plane- landed Russia fired off two protest wore flight suits. of the Soviet frontier. The U. S. denied any .deliberate . intent, . hustled off to the base hospital for physical examinations a-id . and "burned up." their fatigue uni- arrived .at Wiesbaden, the rest U i C .L.Ug'ii' jjuii-j. Air Force officials said all States of "deliberate" violation were suffering, from "extreme fatigue and exhaustion." But they got off the plane from see you back." Not a word- was..-spoken 'as the wives and children' of the married crewmen rushed up. TWO OF the'enlisted men Hugs and kisses were enough. Kane,,Reamer, and Sabo are; 5L11J.- 'WUJ.C LUtLL ,LCl(il£UC V4J.1* -t«TM»_,_.-.-- _-.-. forms with insignia when they bachelors: Col. Brannon's lam- ily remained at home. The others had ·' families waiting. Some;other airmen on. the field' waved and shouted such friendly greetings as "Good to the transport wandered into Soviet territory while on a flight from Cyprus to Iran and-Pakistan with supplies. * * * « · THE AIR FORCE said sudden thunderstorms and unexpected winds forced the plane over Russian -territory. Air Force officials, on · doctors' orders, refused to-let the men be interviewed but issued of the missile is bolted to its launching pad -- was a .sign that an Atlas shoot is expected in the near future. flight. L fi"^ i Soviet MIG jets whipped out of the skies in the-path of the STENGEL HAS YOGI SECRET, WM INFORMED "Through trying to please the local citizenry on this weather business," said the WM with a note of finality, "But Boss,", murmured -his. p r e t t y sec, "you; 3.1 w a ys thought you'd be more acc e p t a b le in local society if you t ri e d to please." "Not 1 anymore," answer. "After all, look what Stengel; 3? A nw T3-i1+iTVi/s««n Qnro H-rHn't! lumbering transport and began firing at an altitude of 15,000 JCeet. '' Bullets ripped through t':e plane and a fire broke out. Plane Commander Maj. Luther W. Lyles,-of Savoy, Tex.; Capt. James T. Kane,, of Farmingdale, Long Island, .N. Y.; T/Sgt James G. Holman, of Vivian, La.; and 1st Lt. James N; Luther, of Waseca, Minn., stayed aboard- with him to ride the crippled ship down. * * *· * COL. DALE D. Brannon, of Chardon, Ohio; Maj: Robert E. GREGG JUAREZ WITH DAUGHTER, SISTER ROBERTA Heiress, Hubby in Airport Brawl, Marriage on Rocks c a m e did in Baltimore. Sure didn't | B-4. please the hornet-owners -- or even try--and he's getting by," the WM growled. "Sure, Boss, but he uses Yogi," snickered the sec. . SYDNEY HARRIS deplores the current craze of ceremonies that degrade the honored cap and gown of the graduate. Page PRESIDENT Eisenhower and the Canadian premier begin talks concerning mutual problems. Page A-2. 'NEW YORK (UPI) -- The .stormy 18-month' marriage of British-aircraft heiress Fredericka (Bobo) Sigrist, 18, and her interior decorator husband .blew up at Idlewild Airport' Tuesday when he-snatched their infant daughter from her arms-as she was about to fly 'home to mother. Gregg Juarez, - 36, former escort of Zsa Zsa Gabbr, took his daughter, seven-month-old Beatriz Bianca, · back to"-his iLbrig Island' home grumbling that nobody knows, the troubles of a man married to an heiress, particularly when she. hasn't come into her inheritance yet. -·Bobo stormed- off .an airplane to an '..undisclosed-- .retreat, taking all the baby's belongings with her. . Juarez said his wife's attempt to take the baby to Nassau where her mother lives came as a complete surprise to him, de- spite 'the.'.fact.-that Ris'--sister,Roberta, 28, arrived by airplane from California Tuesday'-afternoon to take care jot Beatriz. Gregg said he .was "terribly upset over the whole affair." "As far as I'm concerned,-this is the end of our marriage," he added. Juarez, who married- Bobo against her widowed mother's wishes, 'said that being married to an heiress was no. bed. of roses. In .the -first 'place, .because Bobo. has -not come -in'to her 'inheritance yet, he has had to, keep!her,in the manner 'to which she was accustomed; on his income as a decorator.. ·"It is tough being : married. to an-heiress who actually has no money, with .everyone thinking you · are living on her' cash, when actually you are working like'a son of a guri" to keep;.her in the luxury to which she has been accustomed," he. said. 'I gave' up -a terrifically, terrifically important and' .well paying-job : in California-because she said she was tired of the West" Coast !·· have recently obtained another well paying job here,.'in New- York, and thought living here would make her happy. "If she wants-to .resume the idle rich habit of roaming from resort to resort--throughout the world, she will have to do'it without me.. How can-I earn a. living unless I settle, down somewhere? ^ · 'At our home 'in Locust Valley we -have 'been .entertaining some ot the most interesting people in-the world who are my personal friends. She had there a private swimming pool: tennis, courts, servants and 57 acres of lovely .ground. 'IWhat more can.I do?'I am riot the-Banteof. America."

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