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Bakersfield Californian (Newspaper) - May 5, 1955, Bakersfield, California in THE WEATHER Temperatures Hirt Yesterday ------------------ Xow Today . *� . 53 . li . 82 -5.4� Expected Hirh Today -�----------- Expected I -_139.�0e Eastern Kern__- 87.000 (Figures courtesy of Kern County Board or Trade) Enterad hi Postofflee at Bakersfield. California, as second claaa matter under the Act of Congress. March 3. 1S79. The Callfornlan's phono Ka. FA 3-7631 Vol. 68 7 CErMTS PER COPY FOUR SECTIONS BAKERSFIELD,CALIFORNIA,THURSDAY,MAY 5,1955 $1.50 MONTHLY DELIVERED 44 PAGES No. 237 Allies End German Occupat West Welcomes Ex-Enemy Into Defense Alliance BONN, Germany (JP) - The West German Republic became a sovereign nation in alliance with the free world today. The 10-year, allied occupation ended at noon. Two short ceremonies wiped out the supreme powers wielded by the United States, Britain and France over the 50,000,000 West Germans since 1945. . In the first, the Allied High Commission repealed all its laws and abolished itself by proclamation. Deposit Treaty Then the British and French high commissioners completed the formality of depositing the sovereignty treaty at Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's office. The United States and West Germany did this April 20. The French and West German governments simultaneously put into effect their agreement to Europeanize the Saar. "The occupation-statute is revoked and the Allied High Commission and the offices of land state commissioners in the federal republic are abolished," the high commissioners' proclama-mation said . * Laws Repealed Sixty Allied, laws and 130 ordinances were repealed by the declaration, which was signed by Dr. James B. Conant of the United States, Sir Frederick Hoyer Millar of Britan and Andre Francois-Poncet of France. They Continued on Page 2 Redwood Road Bill Okayed SACRAMENTO (JP)-A 10-mil-lion-dollar appropriation bill designed to better highway conditions through Humboldt County's redwood country without harming the famed groves has won its first legislative tes^. The bill, by Assemblyman Frank Belotti (R-Eureka), was approved yesterday by the Assembly Committee on Conservation. Planning and Public Works and sent to the Ways and Means Committee. The bill would appropriate 10 million dollars from the State Park Fund to construct a bypass highway from Route 1 near Gar-berville to a connection" with Route 1 near Pepperwood-a distance of about 23 miles. Blast Levels 2 Test Homes Damage Spotty to Other Buildings in AEC's Model Village on Desert ATOMIC TEST SITE, Nev. (U.E)-The most powerful atomic explosion of the year blasted Survival City, U.S.A., today. At least 2 of the 10* homes in the test cit}' were destroyed. A two-story brick dwelling and a one-story frame rambler, both located less than one mile from the shot tower, were smashed into 'Yellow' Raid Alert Flashed BULLETIN SAN FRANCISCO (INS)-The Air Force -announced in Washington today that a "lack of positive identification of several U.S. Air Force B47 bomb-. ers" caused the Western yellow alert. The announcement said the bombers were "inbound to the West Coast" on a' training mission. -UP-Telephoto- ATOMIC CLOUD-The familiar mushroom cloud (left) rises following the firing of an atomic bomb in "Operation Cue." As the cloud drifts overhead (right) Alvin Graves (with microphone) describes developments, to civilian defense observers and newsmen. The "Operation Cue" bomb was set off early this morning following a long series of postponements because of unfavorable winds and weather conditions. The picture of the .rising mushroom cloud was taken 7.5 miles Ground Zero. from the area surrounding the blast point, known as Reader Index XU Fan Sec, Comics _____________32 4 County _____________20 2 Editorials ___________44 4 Features _______-----33 4 Local Section________23 3 Markets ____________39 4 Oil_____.___________28 3 People and Parties -J. 13 2 Pipefuls_____________23 3 Radio____r_________28 3 Sports -____________35 .4 Theaters ____________29 3 TV ..____.________..28 3 Women'. ___________13 2 Solons Approve President's Cut in US. Defense WASHINGTON
- The a series ofj Senate Governmental Efficiency Committee today tabled an Assembly-passed bill to outlaw commercial draw poker in California. PLANE CRASHES WINNEMUCCA, Nev.
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