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Long Beach Independent (Newspaper) - July 7, 1956, Long Beach, California FEATURES INDEX Amusements Editorial Churches Markets Classified Radio-TV Comics Sports Phone HE No. HE 2-5959 BEACH WEATHER Mostly sunny today and Sunday with some low clouds and log late night and Little temperature change with high today near 83. Friday's 83; 61. 24 PAGES LONG BEACH 12, JULY 7, 1956 VOL. 18 HOME Oe High Tide Washes Beach Auto Park Phoner Hikes Baby Ransom to ANGRY HIGH TIDE Friday evening crashed a comfort station on the beach here and flooded sections of the parking lot m area at the foot of Atlantic Ave. guards rescued 15 persons from the turbulent Photo by Roger 15 Saved From Rips on Strand Seven-foot tidewaters flooded the beaches Friday ening to wash away a public restroom at the Linden A city bulldozer worked all afternoon and until 9 p.m. piling on Against GM DETROIT huge General Motors Corp. was accused of illegally monopolizing the manufacture and sale of buses in an suit filed by the Justice LCi sand on the ocean side of the allU octic ui Department in Federal District Court here The department also charged with four large companies sand on tne ocean MUB s tain but the swirling B washed most of the sand away and flooded the parking lot be- The was not damaged although several tons of sand were swept away from Its About six Inches of water washed up on the parking Crest of the season's tides will come tonight when the water hits 7.1 feet at dozer operations are expected to be carried on today to rebuild the embankment against night's Fifteen persons were cued from tide rips which lashed the beach between Linden Ave. and 1st PL day Lifeguards said breakers six to eight feet high churned up the catching scores of bathers by Five of the swimmers were from the water into The others made their way onto the sand with the help of Motor in Chase San Pedro motorcycle officer Sgt. Danny Danielson exchanged enjoin GM from selling more than 50 per cent of the annual bus requirements of the four GM President Harlow H. Curtice denied the ment He declared in a statement that the tion no financial interest in any manufacturer or tor of and ments contracts with any bus He also said GM in no discrimination as regards on Page 2, Col. 1) Czechs on Alert for Rioting Test Urged on Wilson WASHINGTON Senate conferees agreed Friday to demand a be- the Army's missile and the Air Talos to determine could best protect U.S. cities and by House Democratic Leaders Overridden but Faces Senate Fight WASHINGTON The overriding its Democratic handed President Eisenhower a tory Friday by voting to raise the cost of mailing a first-class or airmail letter a penny an The roll-call vote was 217 to 165 for the The which now goes to the would raise an estimated lion in new annual This would almost wipe out the chronic Post Office De- deficit which has been running about lion a Chances of Senate approval I of the this year appeared No hearings have been held on the legislation this year and there seemed to be little enthusiasm in the Senate for the proposed rate Voting for the measure Not So Glorious Fourth final passage were 178 Republicans and 39 Only Republicans broke party ranks to join 161 crats in the Postmaster General Arthur i E. Summerfield praised the other vital targets against House for passing the He 1 said lie was hopeful that the Senate would act on the before He said in a statement that if I They took the action as the House Appropriations tee added its voice to growing Defense Secretary the Senate passes the will have relieved individuals of army of the Communist duel between the two rival craft If Wilson does not take such action to halt the Force the committee taxpayers will be the cipal The conferees urged the Bonn Solons Order Draft Germany The West German gave final approval day to the government's con- draft making 12 and cancelled leaves for ty troops to forestall a possible uprising by reports from Prague said The dispatches from the Czech capital said the nist government alerted all curity forces for instant action last Tuesday as word of the ish revolt in Poznan A Czech Communist trade un- ion admitted unrest in the The jittery Czech government took no chances when the Polish workers Prague reports said that on July 4 the Minister of Interior FILMLAND COUPLE actress Joanne Dru and actor John photographed at Academy Awards a few years found themselves m hospital Friday after a Fourth of July She had nose and overdose sleeping Was It Haymaker for Joanne By ALINE MOSBY of postal made better mai service contributed to eventual tax relief or debt re- assured a sound basis for fiscal operations and ended the habit of passing postal bills on to our grand- children to The surprise House action was one of Eisenhower's biggest HOLLYWOOD John Ireland recovered in a hospital from an overdose of sleeping pills that he gulped after apparently breaking wife Joanne Dru's nose and blacking her eyes in a Fourth of July Father Accepts Terms Purported Kidnaper Says That Infant Is and WESTBURY kidnaper of Peter Weinberger telephoned the child's Friday and upped his ransom demand from to A man's voice on the phone assured the Morris that the child was alive and Weinberger accepted the caller as the kidnaper and agreed to the increased He pledged that the money would be turned over to the kidnaper on his The father reported that the on the phone said he was calling from a Manhattan pay ready to meet your awaiting your i Weinberger assured the The caller said he would watch afternoon papers for confirmation of the phone remarks and for berger's attitude toward the He also said he would listen to an 11 p. m. television news The broadcast was as John Hour which is carried only on the New York outlet of In response what he said was Mrs. Weinberger's McCaffery Friday night repeated the i He that just before going on the air he received an anonymous telephone call in me LUC in reporting victories of the ment on a compromise Republicans charging stood firm against repeated Democratic forts to whittle down the lion military construction au The compromise was the exact figure voted earlier by the House had authorized a lion military construction gram. to the It passed 270-166. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer had demanded passage of the conscription to help defend West Germany against Soviet attempts to the Middle East and army which carried out the Communist coup in 1948. his motorcycle Friday lor some gear to track down a slow-moving The missing from Danielson's 1632 10th San for three is a turtle belonging to the children of the 7th Street San The who has had the run of the school grounds for the past three was put in custody for the summer vacation by the The 80-year-old chancellor charged in a loud and heated exchange with opposition socialists that the Russians are trying to sweep around Western European bastions pursuing a policy of smiles in the is all part and parcel of the Soviet Unions carefully thought out strategic he Tuna Research Set WASHINGTON The Fish and Wildlife Service an- Friday it has awarded three contracts totaling for research studies in the Pact MOSCOW Russia and Cambodia reached an ment Friday on Soviet economic 1 for Road More for Load Because he appeared at the City Jail a 36-year-old laborer had five weekends added to his original 10-weekend tence Ireland gulped the overdose of barbiturates at the bedside which a man said before hanging McCaffery said he did not know if the phone message was genuine or the work of a There was speculation that the letters could mean of his wife at Cedars of non Thursday night in apparent remorse over the argument that bruised her pretty came into the hospital room asking for a eyewitnesses yanked out the bottle nf sleeping pills and threatened to swallow them if she didn't forgive swallowed the on Page 2, Col. 6) 1073 American was sen nurse screamed and Indochina The ance is on a commercial basis and does not involve military The two nations also agreed to establish cultural relations ment ray on ove S toer the and technical assistance for weekends jail being the next with convicted of drunk Jailers said he reported with liquor on his breath two shrimp and sponge jand exchange Our Future Water Ike Talks but Aides Still Mum Pa. Eisenhower discussed his political future with trusted confidants i Then June 29, they was just plain They him for in- and he forfeited Municipal Judge Charles T. Marilyn's Mate Gets Passport WASHINGTON wright Arthur who his political future with trusted 8 p.m. most missed the has been Thursday and the predominant impression around through the Aug. granted a six-month passport white House was that he still is running for 17.19 then warned Smith ordered him into court Friday to Grisback ad- mitted he'd had few on that Judge Smith extended to accompany actress Marilyn Monroe on a. honeymoon in the State Department announced Approval of Miller's travel plication had been delayed while he answered certain that kept a passport him two The future water supply of Southern California is being decided in the San Francisco hearing by a U. S. Supreme Court It is a hearing on the suit brought by Arizona in which that state seeks to de- prive California of about 30 per cent of the Colorado River allotted to us in agreements made many years When Hoover Dam was built it was agreed Southern California should have acre feet of Colorado River water The Arizona suit contends this should be cut to acre An acre foot of water means an amount of water one foot deep and one acre in It represents 325.000 The average per capita daily use of on Page 10) from years On that occasion he only wanted to see an overseas duction of one of his This with a honeymoon with the curvaceous Miss Monroe at Miller made an all-out effort to clear his The only thing1 now standing in the way of the lanky prizer winning author and the overseas trip with America's best-known blonde is a threatened contempt a second Almost four weeks to the day since a major intestinal tion cast new shadows on his Eisenhower talked politics this morning with assistant Sherman Adams and press secretary James C. Any definite If there was was a secret locked up among this But away from Argentine Election BUENOS AIRES dent Pedro Aramburu an- Friday the first al election since the overthrow of Juan D. Peron would be held some time in the last three months of 1957. 1 his talk President in bubbling good wearing a Cheshire cat and eager to volunteer to newsmen that he had chatting with the boss about personal tics and general Did the President say whether he would run a er am not going to Hagerty If Eisenhower had said he wouldn't keep his hat in the ring would grinning the way he might have been grinning one way or the he you appear at the jail with alcohol on your breath you're going to jail for 90 days not just on 250 Battling Santa Anita Canyon Blaze SIERRA MADRE watershed apparently ed by children playing with roared out of control in Santa Anita Canyon Friday night about two miles north of here in Angeles National The consuming mostly broke out in the after- noon and blackened more than 80 acres by The U.S. Forest Service said it hoped to control the by 6 Two hundred and fifty men are fighting the This afternoon brought the first bulletin on since he came to his Gettysburg home last day from Walter Reed Army Hospital in Here is the by Maj. Gen. Howard M. the President's personal Maj. Gen. Leonard D. who performed the June 9 and Dr. Isidor Ravdin of the University of a President has had a very satisfactory His convalescent progress has been steady and He has continued to gain strength He is eating a. normal Snyder and Dr. Heaton invited Dr. Ravdin to visit the President After seeing the Dr. Ravdin ex- pressed himself as being very pleased with the marked im- provement that the President has had this Ireland's was pumped out and he was con- fined to a hospital bed near his As is usual with Hollywood two versions were given as to why the beautiful brunette actress and her lanky actor band wound up in the They had celebrated the Fourth at a barbecue at tha home of actor Mark Stevens and his had an actress explained from her pital face was hurt in a car accident on the way But friends of Joanne said she told them Ireland landed a haymaker on her pert nose ing the domestic 7 BLOCKS AT 70 JUST MINIMUM WM says mostly sunny today and isn't this weather Consider the 70-year-old ket who chased a 15-year-old boy seven blocks Friday in Long Seems the lad swiped a cinnamon nut Yum-yum There are who would walk a mile for a A cigarette is a cigarette but a cinnamon nut twist is a tasty Fire Controlled SANTA BARBARA A blaze in Los Padres National Forest was controlled Friday after blackening about 100 acres of valuable watershed in Kern More than 200 fire fighters were on the lines at the height of the 70-Year-Old Man A 70-year-old man chased a 15-year-old toy seven blocks on foot to arrest him for stealing a cinnamon nut twist Friday Market clerk Clarence N. 1915 Atlantic told police he saw the boy steal the pastry and followed him out of Leighton's Market 546 E. Pacific Coast the traditional The Despite his 70 IIIC Leavitt chased him one block to Atlantic and then six blocks north on Atlantic Ave. to finally cap- The boy was turned over to the juvenile The cinnamon nut twist is valued at 39
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