The Miami Herald from Miami, Florida on July 29, 1956 · 1
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Sun-Bath Day Partly cloudy with widely scattered showers mostly at Bight and early morning High 87 to 90 Gentle mostly southeasterly winds Realty Racket Bill’s Fale in Balance See story on Tag 8-A O " ’ t t&mx tint ?pm I m 10 t m 11 sm Noon Sunday July 29 1956 No 210 Florida's Most Complete Newspaper 46lii Year 201 Pages 15 Cents A Latla America Edition I Fubllahed Dally If In-Laws Gripe You You Can Commit Them 7iir1 'I'"'?' V11 I'T ''Tl 'ffi' rTliriH 'JTT "TT! Scope of (lie Menial Health Problem Mental Illness Is: The Leading Cause of Physical Illness The Leading Cause of Disability ! The Leading Cause of Hospitalization Mental Illness Outranks All Other Diseases in Cost to Individual and Public This is the lirst o I a series written wifii tiie cooperation ol medical and legal experts The Miami Herald is indebted particularly to the Jackson Memorial Institute whose staii chiefs rendered invaluable assistance By HENDRIK J BERN'S Herald Start Writer If your mother-in-law makes life miserable for you thank your lucky stars that you are living in Florida There is a solution to the problem And It’s within the law: Have her committed It will take her out of circulation for about three weeks She will spend her vacation in company It will cost her $16 a day to “enjoy” it And to return will cost her more money more time and a bit of legality All you have to do to accomplish this and find peace too is to sign a petition - Thereafter as swiftly as the electric rabbit circles the dog track members of the sheriff’s staff will pick her up and deliver her to her destination: Either the jail or the Institute at Jackson Memorial Hospital IF VOU DON’T believe it try it some time It will convince you Or if you are afraid to try it read the law That will convince you too At any rave you will learn quickly that In this Mat anyone ran he committed as long as either one rinse relative or three non-relatives sign a petition That Is so because the law though vastly Improved In 1036 continues to be concerned more with the possible danger and damage to others than with the consequences for the person thus committed THOUGH THE LAW should deal exclusively and does ‘ attempt to deal with a health problem— that of mental health— it concentrates on the legal and criminological aspects rather than the medical But mental illness should be the issue As yon go deeper you will realize that the medical side of the matter 1 somewhat secondary to the legal aspects of it And that Is only one of the mental health problems confronting the nation and confronting specifically and more than other states the State of Florida Let’s delve into this more closely tomorrow Why Risk Their Lives? Policemen Are ‘Burned Up’ By Leniency to Gun Toters Here at Home Br Herald Staff Writers POLICEMEN are burned up over the leniency shown In the Criminal Court case of a local teen-ager The boy 'staged a “deer-rifle” battle last May with half a dozen officers He was given a chance to join the Army rather than go to prison Policemen feel it’s senseless for them to risk their lives when such boys go free RESULTS OF surveys on integration problems requested by the School Board last October will be handed out next Wednesday by School Superintendent W R Thomas and his staff Action had moved at a snail’s pace until June 12 when six Negro parents sued Thomas and the board to force school integration SOME BEACH hotels continue to A ' anger tourists particularly the pack age deal type Visitors are so mad they have started to write ’ airline presidents to get satisfaction since the airlines share in the package business Main complaint is that people holding reservations in ocean-front hotels are told on their arrival there is no room Un- V R THOMAS conclusions ready less they consent to move into smaller hotels away from the ocean they have to get ocean-front rooms in other hotels at higher rates it In the State THE INTRAMURAL battle between management of the JOE H ADAMS prominent -Atlantic Coast Line Railway Miami hotel man and civic leader has left h i s managing with El Comodoro Hotel He was associated with it for more than 22 years E F Woodall is the new man-- ager Adams has ADAMS opened offices to handle his real estate operations and is looking around to invest in another hotel GUNS SMUGGLED to Cuba have been stored at a canal-front home in south Dade County and run out in darkness to small boats in Biscayne Bay The estate has a Cuban caretaker A downtown garage also has figured in the arms movement and a group of its stockholders may have significant effects on the ACL’s efforts to take over the Florida East Coast line Those in the know insist many stockholders are unhappy with the ACL’s stand on the FEC 111 the Nation IS THE PURCHASE of a famous Miami Beach hotel nearing its final stages? A group eager to get hold of it — though many tried and did not succeed — claims the matter needs just another little push LOCAL 235 of the Hotel Employes Union says contracts will be signed any day now with the Royal York Atlantis Ritz Plaza and National hotels on the beach YOU CAN’ look for Elsenhow-er to do a lot more campaigning than planned originally after his Illness Details are under wraps on orders from GOP headquarters But this much Mias leaked out: There will be a combined television and personal appearance blitz in the final campaign stages ECONOMISTS predict a further rise In living cost across the nation Reason: Cost of the steel 6trike and cost of its settlement — higher steel wages —will be passed on to consumers Steel firms won’t absorb them any longer Abroad SWITZERLAND is combat-ting drunken drivers too They have come up with a novel stunt though: Mail carries a government stamp warning “Mehr Verartwortung K e i n Alcohol am Steur” or “More Responsibility — No Alcohol behind the Wheel” Must Reading Inside Why Did Slasscn Do It? See Editor's Notebook Page 2-F Rebellious Prisoners In Solitary Herald Bureaa BELLE GLADE — A potential riot was averted Saturday at the Belle Glade prison farm when 31 ringleaders of a hunger strike were slapped into solitary con finement C M Greene superintendent said the threat which caused police and state patrolmen to be rushed here from several surrounding counties was at an end He said the prisoners ate at 5 pm their first meal in 30 hours “I think they are through making trouble” Greene reported Saturday afternoon The crisis developed at noon Friday when 31 members of a Negro work squad started a hunger strike when a meal of boiled beans and cornbread was served them in the fields outside the camp They threw the food on the ground and defied the guards who ordered them to work Taken back to the camp the men refused dinner and continued their strike at breakfast Saturday As tension grew in the barracks which house about 323 prisoners Greene ordered t’-e strikers into solitary 'They’re still in a bad frame of mind” Greene said 'They were thinking about rioting They calmed down when they saw we were ready to handle the situation” Scores of guards state highway patrolmen sheriff’s depu ties and other officers were on hand as the separation of the recalcitrants and the other prisoners began Tension was high until the division was made Then prison routine settled down to normal Strange Revival of James Dean American Weekly Magazine Midget Ship Runs Wild in Shy Olier Ships Periled Story Page 18-A Legislature May Wind Up Wednesday 3 Meetings Set See Story Page 3-B Teenagers Court Trouble in Aycm? See Poll On Curlew Page 2-A It’s Oriental Life in Miami See Woman's Section Page 1-E 15-1 SG Corson IF Crossword 16G Fun 2D Deaths Bus Rev 4B Dogs Classified 2-27C Editorial Crosby Financial Fun Mag Griffith Fun Mag sky 4F i MOD Fun Mag ler 2A ins 1-17E Florida’s prison system has been marked by unrest recently This wras the second incident at Belle Glade The first followed closely on a bloody riot at Raiford Prison Farm May 17 when a prisoner was killed and 11 wounded by guards The trouble at Raiford also began over food Florida officials have been Investigating the prison setup The cabinet recently recommended a centralized control under the head of an outstanding authority on prison administration Today’s Day for WCKT Nasser Promises Mollet Is Victor PARIS — (41 — Premier Guy Mollet Saturday won a vote of confidence from the French national assembly on a borrow-and-tax plan to help pay for France’s fight against rebellion in Algeria The unofficial count was 273 to 163 - Don’t miss out— Get your Elvis Presley tickets now — Olympia Thea In personAug 3 & 4-Adv New Television Station Bows In By JACK ANDERSON Herald Radio-TV Editor WCKT Channel 7 South Florida’s newest VHF television station goes into operation at noon today A newscast by Gordon Shaw will be the first program to hit the air from Biscayne Television Corp’s million-dollar TV-radio center on the 79th Street Causeway The station broadcasting with 316000 watts video and 158000 watts audio which make It South Florida’s most powerful will provide the TV audience here with the first complete roster of NBC -programs A WCKT premiere at 4:30 this afternoon will introduce Niles Trammell president and general manager of the new station and his staff to South Floridians 6 i' Eye for an Eye Egypt Cash Is Frozen By British Retaliation For Seizure of Suez See story on Page 6-A The new station will be saluted today and throughout the week by 24 NBC network shows Including Steve Allen Meet the Press TV Playhouse Television Theater Today Home Ding Dong School and Ernie Kovacs 'The station’s news director Charles Harrison will present Trammell who after greeting the audience and stating the station’ credo will Introduce members of the Channel 7 family Also on hand for the premiere will be representatives of Greater Miami’s religious groups The Rev Fred E Cole-pastor of Coral Gables Congregational Church will speak in behalf of the Protestants Rabbi Max Shapiro spiritual leader of Coral Way Jewish See Fun in Florida section and special WCKT section H LONDON —(UP)— Britain blocked 308 million dollars in Egyptian government currency Saturday as her first retaliatory step against Egypt’s seizure of the Suez Canal In Cairo President Gamal Abdel Nasser rode the crest of a hero’s welcome and promised to meet "aggression with aggression and injury with injury” Egypt announced it would Institute action in the International Court of Justice at The Hague Holland against blocking of its sterling funds in Britain Britain and France already w-ere considering International court action against Egypt’s seizure the canal ' Nasser said that shipping companies using the strategic water-wav oil lifeline of Britain and France must begin making payments to Egypt’s new nationalized company if they do not he said their ships will not be permitted-- through the canal By treaty the canal Is open for use by ail nations U S Undersecretary of State Robert L Morphy was dispatched to London at the request of Britain and Franre for an emergency high-level Big Three conference He will confer Sunday with the British and French foreign ministers of LAf JfS —Aaaociated Pres Wlrephoto ( CHEERING EGYPTIANS HAIL THEIR PRESIDENT AT CAIRO enthusiasm runs high alter announced nationalization ol Suez Canal Center in behalf of the Jews and Rev R E Philbin pastor of St Michael’s Catholic Church in behalf of the Roman Catholics The station will not be immediately open to the public An open house for visitors is planned for late September or early October in connection Turn to Page 2-A Col S Britain followed France in taking economic eanctions against Nasser who promised to permit free access to the canal provided he met no Western “interference” Two statutory “instruments” issued by the British treasury Saturday froze Egypt’s 308 million dollar sterling balance which Egypt used for payment of debts incurred in other countries as well as Britain Another instrument froze the assets in Britain of the British and French con trolled Suez Canal Co a freeze similar to one announced In France Friday Air Will Re Rubbling Up for Months In addition the British orders cut off private Egyptian hank balances in Britain running into “millions of pounds” The government sum tied up equaled the estimated net income of seven years of canal operations If maintained for long it could shatter Nasser’s an nounced plan to use the canal Skindiver Says Sunken Ship Is Still ‘ Very Much Alive ’ See story picture Page 2-A NANTUCKET Mass — W — One of two skindivers who went down to look at the sunken Italian liner Andrea Doria Friday said Saturday “the ship Is very much alive and trapped air will be bubbling up for months” Peter Gimbcl of Bridgehamp-ton NY son of Bernard Gim-bel New York department store executive swam ashore revenue to finance his dream of at Siasconset Beach after his — Associated Pres Wlrephoto LAST OF THE UNION slues Albert Woolson 109 lapsed into unconsciousness Saturday at a Duluth Minn hospital This picture of the last Union veteran of the Civil War was made three weeks ago See Elvis Presley In person! Aug 3 & 4 Olympia Theater Ticket now on sale — Adv pany operations $1300000000 high dam on the Nile at Aswan The United States and Britain have withdrawn offers to help him get the dam started Sources said the freeze was a preliminary step and that stronger measures would be taken Prime Minister Sir Anthony Eden called In Sir Gerald Temp-ler commander-in-chlef of the imperial general staff for conferences Diplomatic sonrees said that If Nasser chooses to retaliate against the (and freeze he coaid limit the ae of the canal by British vessels Nasser made a triumphal return home to Cairo Saturday from Alexandria where he announced Thursday night that Egypt was seizing the canal and party had been stranded off shore overnight In fog aboard the 32-foot cabin cruiser Wal-eth Also aboard the craft were Glmbel’s wife his brother David Joseph Fox of Bedford XY — a skindiver like Peter Gimhrl — Capt Winthrop Ellis of Nantucket and Robert F McKeon New Bedford Standard Times reporter Gimbel said the sunken vessel Is lying ‘on her starboard side — the way she sank — in about 230 feet of water Her 90-foot beam makes her nearest part about 160 feet below the surface Fox Gimbel said was over come on the hull of the liner by carbon dioxide and “it was a little touchy getting him up I Inflated a rescue pack and hung on to him until we surfaced We shot up pretty fast from 100 feet down" The divers spent about “six or seven minutes" on the hull Nehru Aides Threatened NEW DELHI India — (UP)— Police have bolstered the guards around Premier Jawaharlal Nehru and two of his cabinet ministers as the result of anonymous death-threat letters It was disclosed Saturday Leading New Delhi newspapers said the letters threatened assassination unless the central government gives up control of the city of Bombay The reports Indicated the letters were sent by the Maharas-trians of central India who want full control of the city It was a Maharastrian Nathu-ram Godse who assassinated Mahatma Gandhi In 1918 Another Maharastrian tried to kill Nehru last year near the Ft Lauderdale Transfer South e Florida's Finest House MoverslNagpur airport He was caught would take over the canal com- and Heavy Haulers Phone Ftand sentenced to seven years in Lauderdale JA 2-1454 —Adv jail took underwater pictures and explored to some degree Glm-be! said Gimbel said they reached the sunken ship by free diving without helmets but using Aqualungs face masks and flippers on their feet They wore pliable rubber suits over warm clothing “We saw no bodies down there or nearby” Gimbel said “There’s lots of furniture clothing and equipment floating around and it's bubbling violently” Until Gimbel swam ashore the Coast Guard had been waiting tor the weather to clear before sending out a plane to search for the Waleth rolice Chief Wendell Howe said he would send out a boat to tow in the Waleth Today’s Chuckle Mistress: "Ella when I hired you you said you were a good maid because you never got tired Now this is the third afternoon I’ve come into the kitchen and found you asleep" Maid: “That’s how I keep from getting tired' — Wlree Wit He's here — Elvis (The Pelvis) Presley On stage — In person — Olympia Thea Aug 3 & 4 Tickets now on sale —Adv I irfTkJIr'lr Hi fts j— m it 4

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