Daily News from New York, New York on October 16, 1959 · 85
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Daily News from New York, New York · 85

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Friday, October 16, 1959
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DAILY NEWS, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1059 f I . . f - ! 1 ' - ' -.- ' . ' - a ? j I J 1 3 t 'I ! It 1 1 1 J W . Uim . ail. fix. ; (TPI T-ifoto Just a month ago, Errol was embraced by his daughter, Rory, 12. as Deird re, 14, looked on in Hollywood. The girls are Flynn's daughters by Nora Lddington Flynn. I'a trice Wymore. Flynnt third wife, tries to staunch the flow of tears as she leaves Washington night club where she was appearing when she got word of his death. Beverly Aad land held Flynn's hand at a recent Beverly Hills party. vwl IFIym Mei in the.W He Said: Used Up His n Vancouver, B. C, Oct. 15 (UPI). A coroner ruled tcnlay that actor Errol Flynn died last nijrht of a heart attack an end Flynn himself predicted years ago as he ignored long-standing cardiac trouble to lead a mad-dash life of romance and adventure. Vancouver Police Coroner Glenn Mdonslil; who !frformeti the nu-tO, mxo ltl that the tiecen-P'Hliim of the hard-drinkinsr Flynn' liver wa contributory factor. Ho Biii he htnl been in-forimd that Flynn, who had been ill rt-i'PfiiJy, )id suffered two prc-Tiou heart uttiicks. There prohaMy feould not be an inmiest, he tiiej. Flynn, who ws M, will le buried on the Caribbean I!and of Jama ira, which he considered his home, Beverly With Him The thrice-married actor collapsed nudtienly here while on a bi!"ine!ii-snil-tlct)re tnp. His 17yer-old "latest" Rirl friend, Heverly Aatlland, was with him when he died. Flynn h.l lived a full life a a two-fisted drinker, fiphter and lover on and off the screen. He fought in the Spanish Civil War and claimed be was wounded in Cuba while with the victorious troop f Fidel Castro. He was a millionaire several times, but rtvently had been running low on money and even appeared on a TV qui how as contestant to raise funds. Flynn had been staying at the house of businessman Geortre Caldongrh while trying to sell him hi $HH.00O schooner. Zaca. He died in the penthouse apartment of Ir. Grant Gould. Complained f Hark Tain The actor, whose paunchy ap- , pearanee belied his dashing j career, wa orivingr to the airport to-board a plane for Hollywood when he complained of back pains and diverted his course to Gould's apartment. Once there, it turned out to be a party rather than a medical examination. Irinks were served and for two hours Flynn told the group, including Caldoujrh, stories of his exciting life. Suddenly he stopped. "1 think I miKht lie down," he aaid. walking into the doctor's bedroom. - "lint I shall return." he said. Those were his last words. He collapsed on the bedroom floor and, minutes later, despite the efforts of Ir. Gould and Cal-doiiRh, who breathed into Flynn's mouth, the actor. died. Flynn had teen ill ever 'since lie arrived here la -a' ThursUay. lie x-Mss N. Y. State in Hospital ' '.. ft ... " , " ' ... i .i ' ' t-v" ii! - " " -v . if ' - ' ' -s . v e ? , t " - i s 4 i J t imm .... . . - . ... . ... :' t 1 - ifir ' : " I ' ' . -'tctsjp. .... ' - V-. i . V J Assorted foto Miriam Sanderson (left) as she was crowned Mis New York 'State by her predecessor, Janet Corrigan. Oneonta, N. Y., Oct. 15 (AF). Miriam Sanderson, last year's Miss New York State, has been a patient in a state tuberculosis hospital since Oct. 4, her father, Winston G. Sanderson, said yesterday. The 21 -year-old beauty queen had been teaching school in Storrs, Conn, whether she has tuberculosis has riot lwen determined, however, her father said. A shadow on her lung was found in a routine X-ray, he said, and doctors are tryinir to analyze it. had a series of ailments, includ- 1 and continued to live at a fast injr kidney and prostate trouble. ! anj furiou, ,,ace lf those docs but most serious of alt was his weak heart. He was warned about i it Htwn for service in Worhl W'a !!. Kiit he ignored the Ymi iiirigs't know what years apo after be was turned j tncy re tauung aooux, l guess i n ( Continur J VJt'pajr 6, By PAUL HEALY Washington, Oct. 15 (NEWS Bureau). Chairman Earl W. Kintner of the Federal Trade Commission today warned broadcasters that if the television industry did not clean its own house of fraud and deceit, the government will provide "whatever policing is required in the public interest. TV executives, attending the annual fall conference of the National Association of Broadcasters, admitted that quiz show scandals Involving Charles Van Doren and other stars "represent a terrible setback to us. The recent disclosures of the House Legislative Oversight Subcommittee investigating rigged TV "contests" was the big topic, both public and privately, "at the meeting. "To Much Lip Service" Kintner told a luncheon meeting: "The reputation of thebroad- casting industry faces a serious threat ... a threat that has been brought on by too much lip service to high principles and not enough diligence in enforcing compliance with them." Kintner said he hoped TV programs can he kept "free of deceit and fraud . . . without more laws and more policing." "I have no sympathy for a gyp scheme, whether or wot it lies within the authority of the FTC to attack it." Kintner told station owners. "I am sure my fellow commissioners and the FTC staff feel the same way." Van Doren Due Back To Classes Monday Although nobody was really trying to find him any more, Charles Van Doren was still hiding out in Manhattan yesterday. . lie apparently whs planning ' to nacs. o ' 7 ' ! Earl W. Kintner P mints oat Jmngr -remain "Monday, when he is due tech hi- English classes at Columbia University, a university spokesman told The Xews. "Mr. Van loren askei for on week off," the spokesman said. "He will be back Monday. Ve have not heard from him and we have no further comment." There was no further comment from Van lhvren's attorney. Carl Rubino. either. Nor froru the National Broadcasting Co.. which has suspended Van Doren from his $50.H0-a-yea? job as commentator. Nor from Van Poren himseH. Apparently the onetime, quti slu champ i-i standing on the statement he gavfr newsmen on W ed-riestlay. when he denied that had .-.iryjoif U ewai- if" sutiii from tha lUuse scouimuw.

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