Long Beach Independent (Newspaper) - January 11, 1956, Long Beach, California FEATURES INDEX Amusements Shipping Guide Sports Inside Women 10 N Gf B E A C H WEATHER clouds and morning hoars today and Hary afternoon Little change In High 64.-Tuesday's.high Phone HE HE 2-5959 28 PAGES LONG BEACH 12, JAN. 1956- 135 Todd Shipyard Pier Burns in Texas TEN SMALL CRAFT and 200 a blaze at one three piers owned by tho Todd Shipyards Corp. on the ship channel One of two floating moored at tho broke loose and floated burning down tho channel before it was Fiery Raft Gets Tex. destroyed three-quarters of a 700 foot a 90-foot section of a drydock and a barge at the Shipyards on the Houston Ship Channel Tho section of the which was 60 feet broke away and drifted off down the channel toward and its oil which arc 15 miles away toward the Gulf of But two caught It and benched It south of the where It burned No Injuries uero reported and Iho fire wan brought under control in two hours and n Firemen from Houston and four towns along the channel fought the A spokesman the company said the fire started on the where welders were cutting Todd Shipyards has a building Installation at 710 N Front San The built In World War II for an estimated 000 was in each 90 feet long and 60 feat A 50-ton crane was in the middle of the 700-foot Pier No. 1, which was three-quarters de- Four tugs kept the covered with water throughout the Farm Gocs Full-Speed Missiles Due Fast Action WASHINGTON Eisenhower administration leaders agreed Tuesday to push for quick congressional action on the farm They talked also of the nedd to get started on a big highway construction effort who control Con- have also shown a desire get going with farm Chairman called his Senate agriculture committee to with tary Benson morning and with representatives organizations Thursday after- The House agriculture com- went to work In a pre- liminary meeting In the er arranged to his special on federal aid to school construction to Con- Thursday Ills message will Im- portant one on the federal next top publican leaders of the Senate and House to the White House Tuesday his second full day of Work there in his convalescence from his heart Sen. Knowland of IF HE OUGHTTA GO LIE DOWN Birthdays come and but the Weatherman lingers He may not be the picture of eternal but at least retains the Spirit of Through the he dis- plays little like day's Now that he is fast proaching an- SO Again other milestone 11 ping days the forecaster often is asked his secret of and at last he Is willing to reveal Keep on Page 5, Col. 1) Russ Cheer U.S. Opera MOSCOW overflow Russian audience cheered ihd stood up and applauded for 8% minutes Tuesday night at an American tion of Porgy and It was another warm Soviet reception for the touring can troupe that gave its first performance in Russia at Brad on Dec. 2G. Most Russians couldn't follow the dialogue of the opera by George Gershwin and Dubosc but the music and color of the moving Negro talc hit Damage in Fla. Cold By Associated Fmi A great Atlantic he strength but not the fury of hurricane Tuesday brought cold to The cst of the East Coast got minor high and persistent No general relief was expected the first of next Florida crop damage ran into he millions of So persons turned on electric ovens and heaters that Florida Power and Co. Power was knocked out In some Others lighted small oil heaters and fuel reported they were kept busy meeting de- Bottled gas dealers said here might be a shortage within wo Miami's Appliance Man Dies SAN Calif. Death has claimed Franklin 94, mining engineer busl ness executive and one of the founders ot the appliance Real Economic Peril From a loiter to tho City Council wo aro laid in effect that tho Navy does sot want to local Navy it might havo to do is the underlying tone of the letter from Congressman Hosmer quoting Secretary of the Navy It pinpoints awful economic dangers faced by this community in tho not too distant Reason why the Navy might close the shipyard is the subsidence The large dry dock has sunk 14 feet at tho north end and nine feet at the south it is sinking at tho rate of. aver a foot a There is almost certain to be an end to operations if the not Ending that operation on Page 10} temperature climbed o 64 In bright sun Tuesday but vas expected to drop to the law 40s Tuesday 42 early this morning but outlying areas reported lows ot 31. South Florida's winter table crop has nattered an mated millions worth of damage during the previous two Gordon storm forecaster In the Miami Weather said the storm 1: causing unseasonable coli was located 250 miles at sea of the Virginia He said I was times as big as i well-developed tropical Its whirling action swept cold air from the northeastern states into Florida and the Caribbean The cold northern air wa replaced by air heated over the ocean as a colder than northeastern Dunn i WASHINGTON D. Taylor said Tuesday he Army will put we've nto the effort to perfect a le with The Chief of Staff told a ews conference the Army to spend more and more of ts in the field cf This field Includes the rogram for the range but shorter rockets and antiaircraft Referring to tlm Joint Ico project for development of n new Taylor said using nnd In partnership with tho U developing a medium range mllo His reference was to a new named r arsenal It was That llc now has a reported range of 200 and 300 comment suggested tone design Is serving only as n point for building a Remembering that the Air force also Is at work on a long Intercontinental well as on rockets of lesser range a asked the Army chief what would use the Army Taylor replied that re working on the principle that he nation needs the hinting that 811 services would use it Sinkage Lowers Seawalls City Manager Asks to Elevate and Repair Dikes The city proposes to spend a minimum of within the next four years to counteract subsidence in the Alamitos where tides are or soon will be higher than existing A recommendation to this feet was submitted Tuesday to the City by City Mgr. Sam E. along a 10-page report detailing the ex- tent of land the posed measures for prevention of i Plans for some of the projects will be submitted soon to the Costs wil be financed from the Oil The prepared by nard E. deputy city en- AF Crashes in Texas EL Tex. Air Force super of delivering the hydrogen any place In the crashed while at tempting to land Biggs Air Force Base Tuesday None of Its 15 crew members were seriously Only .th Capt Harry J. suf a bruise was close to traffic after the MaJ. Robert Biggs public information sal the plane had Just taken off o a scheduled 10-hour training mis slon when it caught th No. 5 made these 1. Tho top of certain walls In he Alamitos Bay area has al cady subsided below maximum 2. If tho present rate of sink ige all Naples area walls will be below tide crest by 960 unless remedial action 1; 3. The current subsidence rati could be materially accentuated by additional produc i 4. Recent opera Ions to bulkheads Russ Propose U.N. Censure and Fine Israel UNITED N. Y. formally proposed Tucs day that Israel be condemned by the United Nations security coun ell and ordered to pay for Its last month on Syrian forces at the Sea o The Soviet Union thus backet the Arab cause In submitting a draft resolution only Syria's demands action against Missionaries Seized by Savages MISSIONARY T. Edward McCully shown with his and 3, was reported missing Tuesday in tho of McCully and four are reported to havo in a plane near a savago Indian tribo and authorities fear for their Kin of L.B. on Page 5, Col. 1) Navy Asks Subsidence Work Soon Speedy Implementation of an program to In- sure keeping Shipyard open here was urged Tuesday by Edward of In a letter relayed an implied Navy warning the shipyard will be closed unless action Is taken to minimize subsidence and quoted Secy. Charles Thomas as are Insistent that thing be done about It subsidence We don't want to move the But we can't help It If tho local people fall to Steps taken by the city and other Interests to bring about of the Wilmington Oil making possible to check sub- be detailed for The City Council Tuesday re- quested City Mgr. Sam ta draft the Hosmer's a ol which went to Goodwin said the Navy's concern is to operational or omitted at the mington Field which would on Page 5, Col. 3) e Ecuador ing missionaries from the United States were believed to have been seized and at one of them slain by savage Auca In- The scene a remote Amazon jungle region of eastern A last radio message received from the missionaries come a group of whom we have not known be- The five were Identified here as Nat Saint of ley In postal Peter Fleming of James Elliot of Roger of was identified as a missionary for the the other four representing sions in Many and three ers of Roger live lii Long The resides at 1425 dry Ave. The brothers arc Walter 521 W. 37th Frank 2527: Atlantic and Richard 7103 Metz The family said Roger visited in Beach prior to his South American assignment in and Truth Gospel Chapel of Portland sponsored Elliot's missionary the as put er dispatches received In Piper plane landed on a on Page Col. 6) Eden Adds PETEB FLEMMING Ecuador Food Store to Bandit well-dressed who loitered for mately an hour at a cashier's stand on the ot waiting his robbed Wong's Food 11732 Rosccrans of more shortly before Cashier 30, of 14823 L. K. and H. D. Fowler the suspect asked her If she had seen a woman and two cashier told him she had not and the man Later he the store and Mrs. If he had located his The then produced a pistol and told not really but I'll take all the Mrs. told of fleers she emptied the cash The bandit grabbed the money and to be for He drove away from LONDON Minister Eden Tuesday ordered troops flown to the In a show of strength keeping the peace in turbed The British acted after and ing in Jordan by elements which oppose that Arab ing the Baghdad The war announcement called the move precautionary to protect British zens In area but British officials made the troops might to douse a possible flare-up Including These will beef tip the garrison the British Island by and from with Cyprus headquarters for air and land forces while the Royal Navy is based on Malta to the west Jet iii Test ELGIN AIR FORCE Fla. R. 35, who was shot down twice .in World War of the leading jet aces In Korea with 12 crashed death Tuesday while a a native of was killed on of the Air est. supersonic The aircraft exploded and put out in three minutes had no chance to the market DID TRANCE PIERCE Hypnotized Youth J. CHICAGO Hypnotist Edward Baron put a 21-year- old jail prisoner into a trance Tuesday and the young told of- watching cago destroyed by Baron conducted the ment in the county jail chapel 150 inmates as part of Sheriff Joseph D. Lehman's program for Baron pointed out that his got the year of the great Chicago It not had put a half dozen Inmates through the usual he began his experiment on a young Inmate named George reacted well In the group When Baron told the group someone had turned the heat up to 100 George unbuttoned his shirt and mopped his When Baron told them heat was off and they were freezing and the shivered and hunched their t Then Baron picked George for an experiment In re- taking back his then his The Inmates laughed as George's speech became that a recalled pink and a toy truck on his fifth Ice cream cookies his Then Baron took him back to his and he utter only going still before born In this long Baron George said a huge looks like the he said he saw a brick an apartment building on Grand People from it He said It was his he girl beth 20, and that they had a for the laughed at George's antics and his baby talk were dead silent C: George his was a feet He hi Chicago May 1874." But he couldn't tell who Chicago was at that When he appeared never had he a. Crane Is I not married and never V lived ui on Grand seeing 4'. any fire In that r draw any conclusions v license to determine named George married if 1874.