Daily News from Los Angeles, California on August 13, 1954 · 4
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Daily News from Los Angeles, California · 4

Los Angeles, California
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Friday, August 13, 1954
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4 bAiLY NkWS. Ui Aiiqel FRIDAY, AUfc. 13, If 54 Vegas Strips Stardust Inn no moonshine Construction .has begun on gambler Tony ComeroS $5,000,-000 Stardust Jlotel in the heart ef Las Vegas' Strip, he disclosed exclusively to the Daily News yesterday. "We are using 'tilt up construction, he explained, and most of the people in Vegas dont even know we are actually under way." Foundations N-J f o r the 1032-' r-o o m, 42, 000-square-foot hostel r y are al- ... ready in, and concrete is be- f rl f ing poured" for ff ' . the lower floor oi 1he two-story CORNERO modein building. With tilt-up " Tony, one-time gambling sliip operator, said, it looks like nothing 'is going on and then, all of a sudden, everything pops up in place. CONTRACTS were let St days ago, he said, arid we expect to be completed In seven to eight months. on Army again, he hints WASHINGTON, Aug! 12. (IP) Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy today . ejected a balky witness who shouted at the Wisconsin Republican: I think ypur time has come ready to get rid of you. j Louis Passikoff of Scotia, .N- Y., ' was escorted from the hearing room after McCarthy threatened . him and Joseph O. Mattson, of . Fitchburg, Mass., another wit- j ness, with contempt for ref using to say whether they were Communists. I The stormy session also was highlighted by a cryptic hint i from McCarthy .that he may be ready to resume bis investigation uf subversion in the Army. It , was such an inquiry that touched 1 off the turbulent, 36-day Army-McCarlhy hearings . i V P. trlrphoUi. LOUIS PASSIKOF (LJ CALLED JOSEPH D. MASSE (R) DESPICABLE STOOL PIGEON Passikoff, accused of being a Rad, confers with attorney Martin R. Bradley Bed Befit IAS VEGAS ME W Cmd k Caadl ar Pslaaa Senate OKs foreign aid; sent to llte . J . . WASHINGTON, Aug. 12.-HD-The Senate tonight approved and sent to the White House a. compromise Foreign Aid Bill authorizing $3,054,000,000 In military, economic and technical aid to allies for Ihe new fiscal year. Passage came on a voice vote. The compromise measure, worked out by House-Senate conferees, was approved by the House Monday. The upper chamber still has to act on a House-approved appropriations bill to provide actual money for the aid program. SKCIAL ACT NOW TRAVERSE DRAW DRAPES CUSTOM MAD $1Q)50 ill lededlaj IwNHrtlia YOU RECCIVK FULL LENGTH STANDARD WINDOW DRAPERIES O MADE TO TOUR MEASUREMENT OI2 EXCITING COLORS LABOR AND MATERIALS OALL TRAVERSE EQUIPMENT O COMPLETE INSTALLATION lvi.r ti f i i x j i T I , 4 WAIi IUDGET TERMS AVAILABLE t 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Par Frta Drcaratlaf Service ar Semples CALL COLLECT SU. 1-3303 DAY ar NIGHT INTERIOR HOME. DECORATORS 4350 TUJUNGA AVENUE, N. H. I a Dnatrln Mu IN L. 4. A xni.lil rrm rm Cops ax woman's 'handsome tree1 Mrs. Jod Tryon had admired the handaome tree out aide her apartment at 6929 Paris Dr Bell, for a long time. Yesterday, Just out of curl-oalty, aha stopped by the police station with aeveral leaves from it to Inquire If anyone knew what the name of the tree could be. Sgt Duff Carter knew immediately. Marijuana, he said. lie lent two officers, Joe Thomas and Jack Lennon, home with Mrs. Tryon to chop through the four -Inch trunk and destroy the tree. Jorgensen honored by GOP leaders McCarthy ordered ras- sikoff, an employe of the General j Electric plant at Schenectady, N. Y., ousted from the hearing room after tiie witness refused nearly a dozen times to say whether a truthful answer to a question might tend to incriminate him. Passikoff denounced McCarthy . for refusing to allow him to ex- m: the American people are about nr Funeral today for Floyd Holm, radio, TV veteran f Funeral services for Floyd Holm, 43, associate director of radio and television lor Compton Advertising Agency, will be conducted today, 11 a. m., at All . Saints Episcopal Church, Camden Dr. and Santa Monica Bivd. Holm, a pioneer in the television field, and a long-time radio executive, died last Saturday in New Yok of acute mitonitia. Surviving are his widow, Miri-daughters, Patricia three plain unfair implications" in the T.y,,n Pamela Ie and Paula questioning. McCarthy shut him Jf?' hj mother- Mrs. lUnnah off with Well have no speeches two sisters. Mrs. Robert from you. mister ; Johnson of Duluth and Mrs. When Passikoff started shout-' Rl!ge,. P 1C . . ing that he had never commit B,b'?iher R Reuben W' ,Wra night honored Frank E. Jorgen-lted espionage or sabotage. Me-, A.fa,m' . , ,,a' . . sen, former chairman of the GOP j Carthy, ordered a capitol police-!. nvate interment will be at ! County Central Committee, at a man to take him out" Passikoff j dinner. at the Blltmore Hotel. left quietly, j Sponsors of the dinner for ) Jorgensen, who is moving to ! San Franciseo, were listed as Vice President Richard Nixon, TEMPLE Beth Hiliri, 12S2G EARLIER, Passikoff had de- Riverside Dr., North Hollywood, nounced Joseph D. Masse), a will prosent its third annual , former FBI undercover agent Hrorherliuod-Sislerhood dinner who had i identified him as a ' meeting for the benefit of its Good-1 t-'ommunlt trouble-shooter, as building fund next Sunday eve-a despicable stool pigeon. ning In the temple patio. Court ponders Doran suit Sens. William Knowland and Thomas Kuchel, and Gov. win J. Knight. P SEEpspttdAFL MOVES TO POLICE pointment as chairman of a sub-. into the connecting link between UNION WELFARE FUNDS the Kremlin and Communist ar- (N. Y. Hrald Tribune to Daily Nawa) NEW YORK, Aug. 12.- The American Federation of Labor, in its .3.- ' Pi ZJ j torney Joseph Scott. Attorney II. j first official move to dispell suspicion alxnit the conduct of union i Sidney Laughlin, and E. S. Hart- welfare funds, announced today it plans to jailii-e tiie welfare funds - wick. of all AFL units under its direct supervision. George Meany. AFL piesldent, explained lhat the action will affect the AFL's Non "federal local unions which have 200.1X10 mem-Ikms and aie connected directly with the national AFL without any ties to national or Internationa AFL affiliates- MEANY MADE clear that aa . Important reason for the move was to set an example for the AFL's 111- national and International unions, over whose local units the national AFL has no direct control. He noted that some of these larger affiliates, which -oer 10.000.000 of the AFL's 10.200.000 members, al-. ready e::ercise control over their local units' -welfare funds, lie also !ami that must unions' wel-funds are honestly a is effl-pjcratel. Actress Lynn Baggett yesterday sought dismissal of the hit-rim driving and manslaughter, charges filed against her. Superior Judge (.'lenient D. Nye The suit of John C. Doran to set Aug. 19 as a hearing date on set aside Eugene Biscailuz June the motion. reflection as sheriff was taken; I'CTUivcrn .. ! under submission yesterday by T,IK wtkamiIu sir ! Superior Judge John P. McMur- f,,m prodiuerSam Spiegel ' r ' charged with the death of Joel j Doran received 258.770 votes "'alnick. lO-yeais-old. killed in a j for the office against Biscailuz collision July i between a car total of 766,068. driven by Miss Baggett and I I Doran charged that liiscailuz another in which Watnick and , is over-age and should be fon-od other boys were riding. J i to retire, when his current term Thp actress is also charged expires in Deccndier. ,wiih leaving the scene ofthe ac- rident. ! Both she and the car's owner. Sheriffs rodeo jm-tnr George Tobias, have also I Trick ropers Verne Goodrich been namM in civil suits amount- and Sam Garrett will be among, nE JIG"-00- . western stars to entertain at the' 0th annua) championship rodeo In the Coliseum Aug. 22. the Sheriffs Relief Assn, announced1 yesterday. Rally tonight for legless vet Imagine! yll tOMimekik'l ftudvKwwy high-comprettlen angina with billion ef mile of proof behind M I Support for James Kutcher. ! legless veteran fired from a gov-I ei-nment Job because of member-! ship in the Socialist Workers ! Party, will he sought tonight at I SALES LADY Modeling soma : a rally at 2936 W. Eight h St. of tha Hems to bo sold hi Van-The meeting, which liegins at ; ica Chamber of Commerce sue- is sponsored by the fn from II a. m. to 2 p. m. on the beech Sunday is 1 8-year-old Joan Dunn. She'd like to know what Dior thinks of tha lampshade chapeau. The "throne is quit an item, too Santa Claus sat there once at a Christmas party, chamber says. Berkeley man gets corporation post i SACRAMENTO, Aug. 12.-10-- Gov. Graidwin J. Knight today announced he had appointed Waite Stephenson of Berkeley as state commissioner of corporations. effective Sept. 1. Stephenson succeeds Herbert . A. Smith. Los Angeles, who hasV been acting commissioner sin the retirement of Edwin M. ( Mike l Daugherty. -The post pays $12,000 a year. Temperatures in other cities I "SB 7 Doer Sedan drlhcrcd totcHyj (tala end local hin da. Albnaurraiif - BkrrflUI M i BlUvw 93 w r Comm in today ;:;ond rocket awayl Make a date to sea and drive the oil-new 1954 Hockaf OMtmobile ht today's best buy by hrl 5 Your price depend upon choice of model ond body style, optional equipment and accessories. Prices may vary slightly in adjoining communities because of shipping charges. 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