Daily Independent Journal from San Rafael, California on February 23, 1959 · Page 2
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2 Jhiftrprnftfnt-jf miniai, Monday, Feb. 23, 1959 * asjlhæ I «¿s'v *** -+ Bank Robber Seeking Own Deportation WORLD NEWS IN BRIEF Cure For Profanity WASHINGTON (ft — Rep. John F. Saylor (R-Pa.) had a problem: choice bits of profanity crept into his speech. This SAN FRANCISCO (ft —Teddy year he started fining himself Green, the Boston bank robber a dime whenever he swore, believed to have masterminded handing the money to anyone who heard. “It used to cost me an aver- NEW RADIO SEXTANT —Ted Willis, project engineer for Collins Radio Co., Cedar Rapids, on left, discusses features of new radio sextant with Capt. John H. Brandt, commanding officer of the USS Compass Island, middle, and Lt. John W. Kuncas, Navy Special Projects Officer, aboard the Compass Island at New York Naval Shipyard. Collins Co. de\eloped the instrument for the Navy. The instrument has been installed on the Compass Island, the Navy's experimental navigation ship. (U.S. Navy photograph via AP Wirephoto) 9 Million Sub-Standard Homes In U.S. AFTER ALL THESE YEARS Doctor Questions Benefits Of Milk SAN FRANCISCO (UPD —! has become popular and wide- Cow’s milk is the ideal food1 ly used in the past few years, for little cows, according to a He said the pill may carry University of California physi- some risk to potential cancer cian. but he said yesterday “it victims. Radio Sextant Tracks Sun In Any Weather the $1.500.000 Brink’s holdup, is trying to get off Alcatraz Island prison in San Francisco Bay by being deported to his native Greece. Christian Axelos, Greek consul general in San Francisco, said the 43-year-old bandit has written a request for determination of Green’s citizenship status. “Any native of Greece is entitled to request a passport on the basis of Greek citizenship,” Axelos added. But he had no information as to whether the United States would release Green, serving a 25-year sentence. “I’m sure that the Federal Bureau of Prisons knows nothing about his deportation request.” commented Alcatraz Warden Paul Madding. Green, whose true name is Theodore Georgacoplis, was transferred to Alcatraz in June, 1955, after a spectacular 85- hour revolt at Massachusetts State Prison. Green and three other armed convicts held five guards and six other prisoners hostage during an attempt at escape. Greens 16-year-old daughter tried to dissuade him. Saratoga Plane Crash MOFFETT NAVAL AIR STATION (ft —A Navy twin-jet F2H Banshee plane, flying low in fog and rain, clipped tall trees near the Skyline Boulevard above Saratoga Sunday and crashed, killing its pilot. He was identified as Lt. James F. Wiley, 26, whose wid- age of 50 cents a day,” Saylor¡ow lives at 1024 Third street, 1 Coronado. The plane was one of two flying from North Island NAS near San Diego to Oakland NAS. Crosby Buys Ranch said. “That’s pretty expensive for a guy like me, so I used more control. Now 1 sometimes get by with a dime.” ^ Frustrated Burglars KANSAS CITY (ft —Burglars entered a paint store and knocked the combination off a safe. That released tear gas which chased them out for a while. Returning, they dynamited the safe open. It was empty Chicago Bus Strike CHICAGO W—Drivers and maintenance employees of a bus line serving 40,000 passengers in 26 suburban communities went on strike today in a long dispute over wages. The president of the struck company, West Towns Bus Co., said he will take steps to make good his threat to go out of business. 'Can't Play Around' WASHINGTON (IF) — The United States has enough strength to resist force in Rer- MERCED (ft — A Merced lin if the nation is willing to County ranch has been sold to ¡mobilize in time, the Army Bing Crosby for twice the sums chief of staff has told Conits previous owners paid for gress. the property two years earlier. The 638-acre property, including a large residence, Besides that, said store man- brouRht moV? ,h^ »00 000in its latest sale. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Presnell of Modesto paid $150,000 for it in 1957. ager Harold Swafford, it wasn’t locked. New Ambassador RIO DE JANEIRO (ft — It’s practically official now: Clare Booth Luce is the new U.S. ambassador to Brazil. A Foreign Office spokesman announced today the Brazilian government, responding to an inquiry from Washington, cabled its agreement at the weekend to appointment of the author-diplomat to head the embassy here. Mrs. Luce is the wife of magazine publisher Henry R. Luce. Finally the four convicts gave she was ambassador to Italy up after meeting with a citizens committee which prom- griev- CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (UPD— A newly developed radio sextant. said to be 10 times as accurate as present marine com- is probably no good for grown I _Dr Richard F Dixon di-1 *>as®es* cou*d revolutionize K & ur- IUCiIdra 1iIxon’. 01 I modern naval warfare, its de- ised to present their ances to authorities. Green claims that he came from April, 1953, to November, 1956. British Hike Budget Red Atomic Ship LONDON (ft — The Soviet Union says the world’s first atomic surface ship soon will be ready to put to sea. Moscow radio gave some details of the 16,000-ton icebreaker Lenin which was launched at Leningrad in December, 1957. The broadcast said the Lenin, which is completing dockside tests is powered by three atomic reactors which can develop 44,000 horsepower. Murder Suspect Held TIJUANA, Mexico (ft —A Californian who owns a racing,. . . . . ... c ..... stable at Agua Caliente track i?n8 hole in the dike Saturday. 1 The breach is on the east side “Mobilize the entire nation0” Gen. Maxwell D. Taylor was asked. “Yes,” replied Taylor. “You cannot play around in this business unless you have a lot of blue chips in your pocket. This is unlimited poker.” Taylor’s testimony to the Senate Disarmament subcommittee at a hearing Feb. 2 was made public over the weekend. Floods Abate LAWRENCEVILLE, 111. (ft— Water which covered some 33,000 acres of Illinois farm land is draining back into the Wabash River through a dynamited breach in a clay dike. The farm land was flooded Wednesday when the swollen Wabash burst through the levee near Russellville, about 10 miles upstream. Farmers blasted a 100-foot LONDON (ft — The British near here has been charged it ^ c Greece to the naVy askecj Parliament today j with homicide in the death of ° ® riv^.’ united States. for $1,037,260,000 in appropria- a woman whose dismembered )as rom 1 tions for the next fiscal year— i body wras found near a high- including funds for a new type way LOS ANGELES <TJPD—Lee F. Johnson, director of the Denver (Colo.) Housing Authority today told the National Council of Jewish Women that 9 mil-1humans at all.” rector of the San Francisco- lion substandard homes pres-, Dr. Felix O. Kolb, assistant, Medical Society’s hearing cen- 5 & ieis 5dlu loaay’ ently were occupied in the director of the UC metabolic ter, said too many hearing Dr. Gene Marner, head of the _. United States “much to the unit for research in arthritis j aides are still being sold to per- radio astronomy group at the■ rapidly growing population shame of this democracy.” and related diseases, expressed SOns without proper medical c°dins Radio Co., said the de“Gond hnusinff for all Ampri ' his °Pinions at the mh annual diagnosis and measurement of vice can track the mo°n and uoou nousing ior an Amen- . , r ° TT . , cim Anntimm.iciv oil State Facing Urgent Road Crisis Ahead CLOVERDALE W—California's most urgent highway problem is to visualize how its cansisnotthecurefor'alloflmftAingof.theCalifon’iaMedl‘ hearinS loss- He said some sun continuously cal Association. * our domestic social ills,” he said. “It does, however, mark an excellent point from which to start.” “We are a nation of milk them drinkers,” he said, “and we have altogether too many kidney stones. This can be blamed directly on an excess of cal- day’ under all people will not benefit from weather conditions and is a Johnson, in a speech prepar ed for delivery to the 800 del- [ cium due to the ‘quart a egates attending the five-day propaganda.” biennial convention which this Kolb said that as adults grow year marks the group's 65th older, they have less and less anniversary, said that every need for calcium. Many in- service organization in a com- active persons actually have an munity must be brought to | excess of the bone-building material in their blood stream— and drinking of milk could — Dr. Richard E. Ottoman, of the University of California Medical Center in Los Angeles, said lung cancer in women is a growing danger —and heavy smoking may well be involved as a cause. ’major breakthrough in navigational systems.” Its importance, he said, lies in its ability to pick up extremely weak radio signals from the moon, whose total will want to circulate about the state in the future. State Highway Commissioner Robert L. Bishop told the newspaper unit of the Redwood Empire Assn. here Sunday. With 14,770,000 people and 7,700,000 cars in 1959, the state ' by 1980 will have 31 million' people and 17 million cars, he of rocket-firing destroyer. The total is $87.640.000 more than the appropriation for the Richard N. Thomas, 32, who across the Wa- mcennes, Ind. Christopher Enroute TOKYO (UPD—San Francisco is in custody here, denies any M a y o r George Christopher knowledge of the slaying. He flow back to his home city to- current fiscal year ending in owns a television repair shop night following a week’s stay April. The Earl of Selkirk, first lord of the Admiralty, said the vessels will have entirely novel propulsion machinery combining steam and gas turbines. This will enable a ship lying in harbor to get under way instantly using gas turbines only, or, if steaming at sea, to double available horsepower at a moment’s notice, he said. in La Puente, a suburb of Los in Japan. Angeles. ! The plane carrying the may- The woman’s arms and legs or and his wife left Tokyo’s ■neatly severed—were found Haneda Airport at 9 p.m. JST (1200 GMT). It will stopover in Wake Island and Honolulu before arriving in San Francisco. While in Japan, the Christophers visited Tokyo, Osaka, last week just south of this border town. Her torso was found 10 miles further south. The head and hands are still missing. Authorities say the woman “sister city of San Francisco” possibly was an American, 30 and Japanese ancient capitals to 35 years old. j of Kyoto and Nara. power is 1/500,000 billionth of I sa*d- the power of a small Christmas I ^ew president of the unit is I ear to get rid of slums. “The cancer of slums is growing in almost every American city today, although the disease was diagnosed in the mid-30s as one requiring national action.” Johnson said most American cities seemed indifferent or behind the times in their attitudes toward slums. be harmful. “I’d rather these people drink liquor than milk,” he said. "This business of a quart a day is strictly for the calves. tree light. k Tour, Uni- Collins research official Dr. versity of Californ.a opthalmo- David McCoy said secrecy- logist, urged early and full- shrouded experiments since scale treatment of children jate jast summer at Feather with crossed eyes. He said Ridge Observatory near here crossed eyes can be surgically ba(j yielded the first continu- corrected at 12 to 15 months 'ous tracking of the moon in of age for children born with history. the defect. „ . . . u n t . Present sextants, Marner -—Dr. John E. Affeldt, medi- said, require a clear sky to ob- cal director of Ranch Los Ami- tain a “fix” from the moon and Hospital, Los Angeles stars, whereas the radio sex- gOS A for CRUle Tows—it^s^a*fairly i0unt?’ de^ribed a rehabilita- tant can track both the moon good source of calcium and ^Jld restm rianf and SUn Under 311 weather con' Mrs. Joseph Willen, of New * protein for human children,” i jid . useful livM and sa T p ditions‘ . . York, chairman of the group’s Kolb said. “It is probably no pub)jc health agencies thou G 11 *S UmeS m°re 3C* good for grown humans at all.” I sands of dollars i More than 3,000 physicians dollars. national leadership program, earlier told delegates which represent 110,000 members in 240 communities throughout the country that studies during are attending the convention, which continues through Wednesday. Other highlights of the past two years disclosed yesterday’s session included: unmet needs in the following major areas: Housing, aging, mental health, children youth problems from delinquency to the mentally disturbed, professional services and community activity. Mrs. Moise S. Cahn, of New Dr. Marvin W. Simmons, a Fresno nose specialist, said he successfully treated several hundred patients with chronic “stuffy nose” by injecting small doses of cortisone-like hormone into their nasal mu­ cosa. —A. A. Morrison, president The program, begun two years ago by Dr. Affeldt, was successful with 71 per cent of test patients, he reported. The intensive rehabilitation plan, using a variety of specialists and medical techniques, is expensive at first but can save thousands in empty hospital beds, continued care and lost employment hours, Affeldt said. curate than a marine compass, approach to fog-bound ports would be easier, he said, and in wartime, two or more ships could rendezvous at any point with complete radar and radio silence. Jack Craemer of the San Rafael Independent-Journal, succeeding Dan Bowerman of the Santa Rosa Press-Democrat. John Harlan of the Sausalito News was elected Marin County vice president. Clay Olmsted of the Petaluma Argus-Courier was chosen to be the new secretary- treasurer. On Dean's List Two students from San Anselmo have been named to the dean’s list at Claremont Men’s College for achieving B averages or better during the first semester of study. They are Kenneth LaBoube, son of Mr. and Mrs. K. G. LaBoube of 70 Brookmead place, and Raymond Remy, son of Mrs. L. A. Remy of 54 Magnolia avenue. ^ * i , • j i of the California Physicians Orleans council president said Sem saj(J » in the keynote address at the momhs cps wjU offer „a rea]. opening of the organization’s convention last night that American are alienating the people of underdeveloped countries “because we tend not to value their cultures.” Even though the ultimate roles of the underdeveloped countries are likely to determine the balance of strength between democracy and communism, Mrs. Cahn said, we are ever so subtly alienating them. Mrs. Cahn read a telegram from President Eisenhower lauding the record of achievement of the group. “Your members have strengthened the national community,” Eisenhower said. Mrs. Cahn said that “rockets and satellites, important and powerful as they are, are just new kinds of equipment. “There is work to be done to ensure that mankind will benefit from them,” she declared. “This will be the test of real progress—human progress.” istic plan for persons 65 and over.” —Dr. Sheldon Swift, a Los Angeles dermatologist, warned against a sun-tanning pill which Sausalito Board Meet The meeting of the Sausalito School District trustees normally held on the fourth Monday of the month has been postponed until tomorrow at 8 p.m. at the district office due to the holiday, according to Marcus Davis, district superintendent. 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