The Times Standard from Eureka, California on August 2, 1955 · Page 1
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Eureka, California
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Tuesday, August 2, 1955
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OFFSHORE WEATHER From CJP? E'pnco to Point Conc?ptinn: Northv.'frst \\'i-i:ls !0--2 nirh today, to- nislit ana \Vcdncidaj-., Local (oz to- dnv, increpslni: lo« tonlsht and \\d- ncsda^. A U G U S T . 19.W r*cif!c Slandarit Timr Dt. A.M. Fl. P SI. Ft. A.JJ. Ft. P.M. Ft. ; 10:5115,5 5::3-0.3 4: JO 2.8 3 Wi.V 5:58-0.6 5:302.6. ' 3 11::UB.S -I i l ) - 3 M fi:27-0.5 C12S.3 5 0:120.3 1-305.; fi:53-0.3 C:j-l 2.0 WtlATHER FORECAST For Eureka and vicinity: Nicht and morninc coastal ios and low cloudiness today, tonlsht and Wednesday ·with considerable clcarinc ihls ultcr- jioon and Wednesday. Not much chance in temperature. Variable winds 3-3 roph ,il nicht and in the mornlncs.' increasing to northwesterly 8-15 in afternoons. Temperature: 24 hours cndinc 4 30 a. m.. 59--53. Rainfall, 2* hours Season to date To this date last season ..,.'... Normal to date . 0.21 0.05 _ _. 0.10 Sunrise: 6:14 a, m.: ' Sunset: 8:32 p. m. Vol. 83--No7 183 Phone 2 - 1 7 1 I EUREKA, CALIFORNIA, TUESDAY EVENING, AUGUST 2, 1955 lOc Per Copy 16 Pages Today Total Amount Of County Budget, Total Tax Bills To Remain Same Even If State Boosts Valuations Knowland Backs Ike After Blast From McCarthy The total amount of the Hnmboldt county budget will not be affected if the state board of equalization should enforce the 50 percent increase! in tax assessments on this [county, Joseph Cumniings, icuimty auditor, said yesterday. | The 1955-5G budget will be Washinsjlou - «'' - Senate R C -! available to the public in print publican William F. Knowland^d *°rm ° n Au S ust 8 - um ' said President Eisenhower gave immgs said. RED CHINA ASKS THIRD PARTY SET EXCHANGES The supervisor concessional leaders his per- ! have set August 19 as the date sonal assurances today that he,°- f a Public hearing at 10 a. m made '-'no deal to sell out" in the board room at the Vet- Asian allies America's neva. Ge- Knowland reported that Mr. Eisenhower also declared in a meeting with his GOP legislative lieutenants that "no deal or trade" was made with Com- erans' Memorial building. The budget will be based on the current rale of assessments since the final date for approval is too near to allow revise- ment of the assessed valuations if the state board decides munist China for the release ! against the county ' of 11 American airmen which j Cummings said Peiping announced yesterday, that should the yesterday county be The senator made the slate-1 forced to raise the assessment ments to newsmen at the White j t a x ^y 50 percent or one half House in the wake of a speech in which Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy, R-Wis.. charged President Eisenhower with advancing "lhe cause of tyranny and murder" and planning the "'sell out'' of Nationalist China at the Big Four summit conference at Geneva. McCarthy's speech on the .uu^u.y* *v*^» «" ""-iperty assessed under $5, senate floor ate yesterday,^ pye ,. ccnt rajse wou]d drew immediate fire from Knowland and other Republican senators. All Against McCarthy Sen. Karl E. Mundt. R-S. D., one of McCarthy's closest friends, told the senate the Wisconsin senator had made a "false assumption" that Mr. Eisenhower was- relying on Communist words alone. Knowland, who has been critic of many administration foreign policies, flatly denied on behalf of the administration "that we are selling out or trading out our Asian~ allies." At today's White House meeting, Knosvland Eisenhower he "entered into no deal to sell out our Chinese Nationalist and Vietnamees friends at Geneva." then the lax rale would auto matically be lowered by one third leaving the tolal amount to be raised the same. Veterans would be one ol lhe groups hardest hit by lhe 50 percent raise, Cummings said.'Since veterans 'are allowed a $1,000 exemption on pro- 000. bring many veterans over the $5.000 limit, thereby eliminating then exemption. Enforcemenl of lhe 50 percent increase also would mean considerable amount of work for the auditor's office, Cummings said. The proposec change would necessitate a re checking and revisement of a basic 37,000 separate assessments as well as fresh record, ing in the auditor's books. This office just recently completed recording of this year's taxes under .present rates. :S IkeObjectsTo FeaturesOfBill Six Rivers To Sell 32 Million Feet Of Timber A n es t i m a t e d 52,000,000 board feet of timber will be; offered for sale by the Six Riv- '-, \ ers National forest at 2 p.m. on August 29 in the U. S. Forest service office, Eureka. Varying from procedure followed, for the last few sales, purchase will be decided by sealed bids only, Supervisor W. W. Spinney said. An oral sale has followed submission of bids in recent sales. Deadline for receipt of seal-, cd bids" in lhe forest service office is 2 p.m. Augusl 29. Bids will be made on limber con- lained in about 1720 acres north and east of Zenia. Five varieties of timber will be up for sale. Included are 19,700,000 board feet of Douglas-fir; 7,400.000, Ponderosa pine; 2,200.000, Sugar pine; 2,400,000, White fir: 500.000. Incense cedar. Bids must include $12,70 per thousand feet minimum stumpage for Douglas-fir; S27.20. Ponderosa; S36.05, Sugar; $6,. White, and. $6, Incense. I In addition purchasers must make deposit for reforestation and other silvicultural work at, 45 cents per thousand feet and|. 'ive cent's per .thousand feet to cover hazard reduction work cost for all merchantable male- rial scaled. A check for $45,000 must be included with · each bid. .This amount will be applied ort the purchase price, refunded or retained in part as liquidated damages according to sale con- Here's Weather * *. *· * Here, Elsewhere STRANGE .THINGS HAPPEN to the rriale'. ; mind when the' month of August chef, George Zaitz. If Boston and Cleveland" . win in their : Crucial American Washington Eisenhower today dashed congressmen's hopes thai Ihis would be Iheir lasl clay of work for lhe 1954 session. He told Republican congressional leaders at a White House legislative eonferance that he has strong objections to some features of a compromise bill which was approved by the Senale last night and is up for final House action today. House GOP Leader Joseph W. Martin Jr. said Mr. Eisenhower intimaled he mighl call i| Autopsy Reveal " No Foul Play In Man's Death Incomplete autopsy findings indicate that there was no foul play involved in the death of 41-year-old Lewis LaMar. Hum-j^Jj"TM^ o . |boldt county authorities reveal- Douglas _ fir in deep drainages, jed today. A blood analysis vas| These will be clear cut in sma u I needed to complete the autop-j p a j- c jj es W I J J I 1 I U £ I J H J 1 I U 1 1 *JJ. . t l l ^ £ l A O l i j icll^l* . ., "- "* "'· -- . - K- f amv^. baseball pennant rapes-begin !. League series,. Zaitz."-will wheel -Willstm,r to lipten' This scene will b.e.Ve-enapted.-i.-*-ora the Bank.of America to the Eureka rhe pay-off of a"bet made to- \ Newspapers, Inc., offices Wednesday at day between Donn Willson, the wheclee . noon. Officer Johnny Mora checks on and owner of the DeLuxe Club and his ' Willson's driving technique. ditions. Timber in the sale area will be selectively cut of except for old-growth Wife Of Man To Be Freed By Reds Reveals She's Married lo Another sy as of noon. LaMar's body was found lying beside a logging road four miles from Alderpoint Monday morning by Larry Laumeyer, a traclor operalor. The body was identified by papers in a wallet found on the dead man. Reliable sources stated that while the body was badly damaged, indications were that the injuries occurred after death, possibly from the bulldozer Schedule Set Up For Fliers Being Released By Reds Washington (UP) - The 11 U. S. fliers being released by Red China Thursday will bej] a st September in the belief flown to the Philippines forjher husband, imprisoned in Soda Springs, former wife of Airman 2C Daniel C. Schmidt revealed today had married another man I she million feet by January 1, 1958 men will be reunited with their Hopes For Solution "I intend to meet my husband when he arrives from overseas.- We have a great deal to discuss, including the fut- °Mrs7'schmidt"formerly was "e of our son now two and (employed in the Rio Dell anc i one half years old. The Air Force said the air- Scotia areas. v " w " na China for four years on Present plans by the forestl m e d i c a l treatment and then ,, , service call for four m i l l i o n . . , { tn West Coasl tne i"spy charges , was dead. feet to be cut prior to January ^ L)y ' " !J '- '1. 1956; a tolal of 11 million 1 feel by January 1, 1957; 31 ,. , 1952. He was then called over-j and seas. Eureka temperatures continued to run some 20 degrees be- jlow other major cities across the western states. Yesterday's I high was 59' degrees with little | promise of warmer weather for i today and tomorrow, ! Temperatures High Low Albuquerque ...... 92 65 Cheyenne 89 Denver 92 Eugene 80 EUREKA 59 Fresno 101 Medford 90 59 Phoenix 98 79 Porlland 76 54 Red Bluff 104 72 Sacramento 101 63 Salt Lake City 91 70 New Evidence In Stephanie Case Found At Cabin Berkeley (in--Berkeley police liavc turned over "new .evidence" in the Stephanie Bryan case to Dr. Paul Kirk, University of California criminologist, for study. The evidence was uncovered by Inspector William A: Robinson, who was sent taWildwqod, Trinity....county;'-last c^.e'ck "to check put "six or eight" new leads concerning, the activities o'f Burton W, Abbott. Abbott, 27, has been indicted for the. murder of the 14-year- old schoolgirl who disappeared April 28. Her body was found July 20 near the Wildwood cabin owned by Abbott's brother- in-law. Acting Police Chief Addison Fording said Robinson confer. (red with police in Red Bluff - , _ . . j T . - J J : . . . anc ] ^(.jj nv.:_:... India Suggested As Possibility For Go-Between Geneva - nn - Red China was reported today to have formally proposed that a neutral third power be picked to supervise arrangements for returning American and Chinese civilians to their homelands. It was generally believed here that India might be' one of the governments which Red 48 i China would like to have con- 53 lsidered for the position of in- 691, ----- termediary. India's roving ambassador, V. K. Krishna Menon, left here today for New Delhi to report on the opening phases of the direct U. S.'-Red Chinese. talks, on release of prisoners from Red China and on other Far Eastern problems. Semi-official sources said the Chinese proposal was advanced formally during -this morning's one-hom; meeting between U. S. Ambassador to Czechoslovakia U. Alexis Johnson and China's Ambassador to Poland, Wang Ping-nan. One-day Recess The two sides exchanged list's of civilians whose return their homelands is "desired Air Force announced today, and the remainder by.June 30, 1958. Prospective bidders may tour the sale area on Friday, August 5, and Friday, August 12. Interested persons are asked to meet at 9 a.m. on either date which was being used on the.' at lhe Zenia Guard stalion two road. and one half miles northeast f Zenia. the They area will by ^ Meanwhile, sheriff's officers ^ Coiig"rcss back'into special ses-'wcre questioning two men. who|^J sion adjorns withoul pass-'were believed lo have been the rangor or representative, ing a housing bill satisfactory last persons to see LaMar alive to'lhe administration. j Sunday afternoon, in an effort Leaders Disagree . Ho determine lhe cause of dealh. Armed with Ihis threat, Mart-j Reports staled that LaMar said Republican leaders had not been robbed since families next week at either Travis Air Force Base, near San Francisco or McChord Air Base, near Seattle. There are approximately 26 immediate relative:;, the Air The former Mrs. Schmidt, now Mrs. AlCord D. Fine, wife of a lumber worker in this High Sierra community near the California-Nevada border, told the Sacramento Bee she married after being notified her husband's plane was shot down I believe we can straighten out all our difficulties," the be taken! Force said. It is prepared to ny| in Korea. all those who desire to the! Subsequently the Air Force a distric 1 in would try to have the housing bill sent back to a Senate House Conference Committee for revision. That could set off a row that would delay adjornmcnt. Senate Republican Leader William F. Knowland, evidently recognized this fact, told re porters that we it could go over another day." there was a wrist watch, wallet and a paycheck in the wallet, as well as some petty cash. Coroner W. Lloyd Wallace said no inquest had been set West Coast for the happy reunion with a long imprisoned B29 crew. Some family mem- reported that Schmidt and 10 members oC a B29 crew were captured by the Chinese. The Louis Cornero To Manage Hotel Louis Cornero, brother of gambling czar Tony Cornero, ,... i _,_ who died Sunday at Las Vegas, pending "the "outcome of the has been named president and Ibers probably will not make the'. 11 fl j ers are b er ng released, special trip. They have indicat-, R n e was reached in a ed they would prefer a calmer! n _ tra . ler ^ a j j meeling al nome, an Air Force (spokesman said. : Government Expense Imminent release of the airmen was announced yesterday by Red China, which has held them prisoner since autopsy. ;mzeu inii idci. iota re-i . , . , i that he is "still hopeful'! f)C A n f l P P^ MfiS can finish tonight, but L J O Ml 'y^ 1 ^^ ' I U O Alert On Smog j general manager of a multi i million dollar hotel his brother 'had operated, i The surviving project north of Circo Grove near here. Her husband is employed as a tractor driver. Mrs. Fine said she and Schmidt had only five short week's together 'fan "1*3": a£tfir * heir marria S e May 24, C o r n e r o . Baseball Scores By UNITED PRESS National League Pittsburgh 30 Chicago 12 Law, Littlefield 2 and Atwell; Rush and Chili. Los Angeles - ll!1 - The air pollution control district forecast another smog attack near 'known in this area as the for- j fcr owner of Lane's Flat, a Men- clocino county resort, currently is serving as mayor of St. Helena, a position he said he would 1953. f The aclion was hailed with "joy and relief" by President Sisenhowcr. He promised that lhe fliers and their families would be reunited "as soon as humanely possible" at the government's expense. The fliers Heal Continues Through Midwest By United Press Tropical storm "Brenda" lost pause only ils punch in tnc rj cep South , ,, , ... briefly in Hong Kong before toc i ay b u t tnere was no weak- ^.^t^^^*^L dire *? * °»*Ujor the heat wave blasts Bee quoted Mrs. Fine. The former Una Schmidt, 20, made no mention of her second marriage when she was. contacted by newspapermen last November. She was interviewed at that time in connection with letters she had written to an received from her husband in Mrs. Fine said she first received word in January, 1953, that her husband's plane was shot down in Korea. The cou- pie's son was born March 31, 1953. "I received no further information about the fate of my husband and I believed he was dead." Mrs. Fine said. She Made Mistake "In September of 1954.1 mar- .ried Alford Fine, still believing | my husband was dead. In No! vember of 1954 I received word jmy husband was a prisoner of war and had been sentenced to a term of four years. county sheriff's deputies on his trip. Lie Detector Tests "I am very satisfied with what he found," Fording said. "He brought back some material from the Wildwood area that could tie in with the case." Brekeley officers also studied anew Abbott's lie deteclor lests, which were given him July 18 and 19. They indicated they were doing Ihis because of his reactions when several locations in Northern California were mentioned. A b b o I t's .arraignment on charges of kidnaping and mur- to each. The United' States asked for the return 6f".40 American civilians either imprisoned or otherwise' detained .in Red China.. .. . ........ - - .. " T h e 'Communists representative,, was reported to have asked that "several thousand" · hinese .students "nowja the United Statets be returned to the Chinese mainland. China, informed sources said, requested a one-day break in he talks to consult with Foiling on the American list. The lext talks will be held Thursday. Detailed Information The American list, this source said, gave detailed in- :ormation on 40 Americans im-.. prisoned or otherwise detained n Red China, including wMnen and 15 priests. -. ·*··.. i, « m » ( t u t l L 3 I 1 1 U C , il U I . U w * » t . « -- . ·_· - l l ^ t l J I i i 1 I K M I I w n w ^ v . ^ ; - -- -- - - | g J J J f J O Qj_^ J.l]y t l l ^ a l , W t l V U I, "warning level" for today in|the Stardust hotel on Las Ve-| Ajr Fcrce Base in tho Ph jij p . ° f h the wake of the first smog"-' -"- w '"« ='"" "" Wfl:l - - .---:-·- alert in Los Angeles county history. Louis J. Fuller, smog law enforcement offrsr. appealed to Philadelphia at Cincinnati. 2|both cilizens and industry to games. night. Brooklyn night. at Milwaukee. New York at St. Louis, night. American League Detroit at Washington, night. help battle air pollution. He asked' workers lo use car pools gambling strip. He was elected by stockholders of the hotel following the gambler's death. Tony Cornero had been given a license to operate the hotel but the Nevada tax commission refused to license him to and requested that most burn-jrun its casino because of his ing activities be halted. " J 1J '--' '' A -An APCD spokesman the .57 ozone contcnl yesterday did not represent a direct ; for medical and administrative processine." At Clark Air Base, the men will stay for at least two days. They will receive back pay and new clothing, and undergo official questioning about their imprisonment. Kansas City at Baltimore, nighl. Cleveland at New York, · night. Chicago at Boston, night, j condition from developing'. JLas Vegas Desert Inn. menace to health. The alert was called, he said, to prevent :any potenlial health hazardous j underworld background. A pro- saidjhibition 'era bigwig and onetime "admiral" of a gambling boat fleet that operated off the Southern California coast, Tony Cornero died of a heart attack Sunday at the'dice table in the ·eceiveu u u m »«j d c r i n g Stephanie was set for Communist China. g a m tomorrow before Supe . rior Judge Donald K. Quayle in Oakland, His attorneys are expected to ask for a postponement. Mrs. Elsie Abbott, his mother, remained in hiding. Rela- lives still insisted they do not know her whereabouts. Alame da county authorities have been seeking her to ask her if she saw Stephanie's red leather purse in the basement of her son's home about May 1. Abbott's wife, Georgia, 32, found the purse July 15 and called police. nine Drop Riverside Tax Value Boost Sacramento w 1 -- A proposeo. boost of 30 per cent of taxable- values in Riverside county was dropped today by the Board of Equalization, and Colusa and Alameda counties went to bat to defend themselves against similar increases. The board announced its intention to drop the Riverside case last week when errors in calculations were discovered in the board's figures. Yesterday, Contra C o s t [11 Ui 1UU1 juaio. i I · F\ I should have obtained an Arripnt IIP JOnf)!^ Im^nf immediately." Mrs. "' Ud 11 II 1C l/UU UI 3 In Protest Strike annulment immediately," Mrs. Fine said, "But I made the mistake of not doing so." Fine said be was prepared to do whatever his wife decided. "My wife's happiness means a great dea] to me," Fine said. "We are very much in love and we have faith that every- of the country. The heat wave had no catchy nickname to set it apart, but millions of Americans were thinking up sulphurous words j]y."°Fine said. for the weather from the plains, jj rs _ yi ne sa i(j that in letters Buenos Aires nn--A political storm stirred by the death of a Communist leader spread to Argentina's hospitals and doctors' offices today. The Medical Federation caO- thing will work out satisfactor-i e ( j a 24-hour strike in protest INQUIRY CONTINUES San Francisco '- nn - Oral arguments and testimony from 12 interested parties were to be presented today in the second day of a federal inquiry into the operation of the California department of employment. states to the Atlantic coast. In the Midwest, focus of the most searing rays, it was estimated that more than 50 persons had been killed by the heat in the last week. Iowa, with a solid week of 100-plus temperatures, reported 24 deaths. Other high tolls were 12 in Illinois and 8 in Indiana. from the prison camp Schmidt had requested pholographs. of her and news of their small son, Daniel Walter.' Schmidt and his wife had known each other as children in. Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, where they were raised. They settled in against the death of Dr. Juan Ingalinella during a brutaj third-degree by police. Denlists and lawyers threatened to join the strike. Ingalinella's body still was missing d e s pi t e continued dredging in the Parana' River. Four police officers arrested in connection with the doctor's county officials protested that its assessments should not be'- increased 45 per cent. County officials complained, the board's sampling of prop-: erty in the county was not ade-i quate to. produce a fair picture- of the county's assessment prac- ices and that some of the Board's valuations of property- ran as much as 266 per cent more than the county assessments. The board has proposed ordering 19 counties to increase property assessments between 30 and 50 per cent to bring them up to the level of other counties. Cases against three of the counties, Merced, San Benito, and Riverside, have been dropped. The board is attempting to equalize assessments for tax purposes at about 25 per cent of market value in all counties. Conlra Costa Assessor C. L. Dunklee charged he had "no Redding, Calif., before he ent-i death said they tossed the body ered the Air Force. linto the river. forewarning boost order of the assessment and claimed the board's staff had approached him with "an olive branch in one hand and a hatchet in tha rtthor "

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