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   Corona Daily Independent (Newspaper) - February 6, 1956, Corona, California                                 WEATHER  Partly cloudy tonight and Tuesday.  Tempcratur*  Noon today, 91, low, 35. Yesterday's high, 48. Frost warning, above 32. Rainfall, season, 6.68. This time last year, 6.55.  VOL 56 7 CENTS CORONA. CALIF. PHONE 1234  High.Sehool Open House Tuesday Eve  Supper in Cafeteria To Be Held Prior to ' Annual Event  To assist the public to learn more about their schools, the Corona Senior High School annual open house will be held Thursday, at 6:30 p.m., on the Senior High School campus.  Heading the evening program will be a delicious supper prepared by /the cafeteria staff under the direction of Miss Martha Hocker. The decor of the cafeteria will be a creation by Mrs. Lucy Arnold; in charge of the table service will be Mrs. Louise Peterson and.her group of able Senior High School girls.  During the supper the Senior High School dance band, conducted by Gordon Sandford, will set the mood for the evening with a few numbers from its wide repertoire. Joining the festivities will be the choral groups, with John Lorin Farmer wielding the baton.  Introductions  Following this the program will include a greeting by Mrs. Charles Verity, president of the Parents' Organization;.then the faculty will be introduced individually so the visitors will have an easier time recognizing various members of the faculty. The speaker of the evening will be Hubert Knilans, who will discuss "Rebel With a Cause".  Everyone is invited -to the open house program, regardless of whether they have children attending the school. The Corona Senior High School uses this opportunity to ask persons to learn something more about Corona schools by coming to visit them.  Suoper will be served from 6:30 to 7:30. Those who wish to take advantage of this opportunity to start the open house with supper, which ..will be served for a nominal charge, aré asked to telephone reservations to the) Senior High School office not later than tomorrow.  -M-•  Last Rites Today for ivirs. Stella  M. Howard, 83  •  Funeral services for Stella Marion Howard, 83, of 702 Washburn avenue, were held at 2 p.m. today in the Bell-Thomas Mortuary chapel with the Rev. J. O. McCaleb, pastor of the Southern Baptist church, officiating.  Mrs. Howard passed away at a Riverside hospital early Saturday. She made her home with a sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. George Day, at the Washburn street address.  Mrs. Howard was born March 9, 1872, in Fair Oaks, Penn. She came to California from Montana in 1940. Her husband, George Howard, preceded her in death in 1941. Mrs. Howard lived in the Los Angeles area until 1949 when she moved to Corona. She was a member oí the Presbyterian church in Pennsylvania.  In addition to her sister, Mrs. Jannetta Day, and brother-in-law Mrs. Howard is survived by a sis-• ter-in-law ,Mrs. Floy Creese, of Mentone; and a secorid brother-in-law, Frank White, of Corona. Interment wasi in Sunnyslope cerne-, tcry.  Supporting What We Believe Right  f  Opposing What We Believe Wrong  DAILY SINCE SEPT. 1,1913  MONDAY. FEBRUARY 6, 1956.  CORONA-RIVERSIDE COUNCIL Of NAVY LEAGUE RECEIVES ITS CHARTER  Public Hearing on Zone Change  Linle Leaguie Baseball Also Will Be Topic for City Dads  A public hearing will be held tonight when the City Council meets at 7:30 regarding a change of z^ne from R-3, multiple resi-dençç, to C-1, commercial, on lots 1, 2?ihd 3, block 133, and lots 1, 2 and 3, and 10, 11 and 12, block 134. The property fronts on Victoria avenuç between Sixth and Seventh strci|^ In recommending the change, tho'jpianning Commission excluded lots li 2 and 3 of block 134. '  Consideration of ah B^nch sc\wcr line will be one oi the màttcrs before the Ci,ty Council, >hcn It meets this cVening at 7:30 p.m. The line, to be a half-mile long, -will extend along Railroad strtet and serve as a supplement to the existing 12-inch line, ' Little Leaou* Baieball  The agenda for tonight also in eludes a communication from the Recreation Commission regarding Little League Baseball. The Optimists Club apparently is actively considering Little League baseball and there are reports that the organization plans to sponsor eight ilf the teams.  Also under administrative matters will be consideration of a readjustment of volunteer fire de-{tartmcnt remuneration.  Legislative issues will Include a resolution calling the general election for A{>,ril, and on ordinance kmending the zoning ordinance for the Corona Ranehps Tract.  The meeting will be held in the City Council chambers in the City Hall.  French Settlers Hurl Rotten Vegetables as Premier Enters Algeria  Intoxication  —CiJi 1 rnJLO  Three Boys Arrested For Breaking Windows and Shooting Tires  Three juvenile boys have been arrested on suspicion of malicious vandalism of one kind or another. One boy, 13, was arrested Sunday about 5 p.m. on suspicion of shooting car „tires with a .22 caliber weapon.  Two boys, both 12, were also arrested Sunday about 5 p.m. on  The Corona-Riverside Council of the Navy League received its official charter from the Navy League of the United States at a banquet at the Corona U. S. Naval Hospital Officers Club Friday evening. In the top picture Marvin Brewpr, left, president of the new council, is seen receiving the charter from Frank Gard Jameson, right, national vice prcsfdent ol the Navy League of the United States, in the presence of Capt. Julian Love, commanding ofiicer of the Corona U. S. Naval Hospital. The flower arrangement on the table in front of them was an orchid tree which was' supplied by Jameson's mother, Mrs. Mary Gard Jameson of Corona, for the occasion. Jameson lives in Pasadena but is a former Coronan and is honorary yice president of the new group.  In the second picture are Marvin Brewer; Vice Admiral James L. Holloway, Jr., cliief of naval personnel; Frank Jameson, and Capt. Julian Love.  Admiral Hollowly-  Vice Admiral Holloway was unable to be present at the banquet but he visited the Corona U. S. Naval Hospital during the afternoon and conferred with officers of the Corona-Riverside Council of the Navy League and presented his personal greetings to the new organization, speaking most highly of the assistance the Navy League gives the Navy.' Vice Admiral Holloway is chairman of the Holloway Board which was created at the end of World War II to develop an educational system for the officers of the postwar Navy.  JACQUELINE COCHRAN TO ADDRESS TRIPLE M  JOHN BASHOR, JR., LEAVES FOR FRENCH MOROCCO IN AFRICA  Railroad street, for breaking win-1 The board's plan called for a vig-dows at the Rod and Gun club.' orous Naval Reserve Oiiicers They are in the custody of juven- i Training Corps program in con-ile authorities. junction with the Naval Academy  and an orderly program of graduate education during an officer's career.  Vice Admiral Holloway said the naval enlistment record^ had improved greatly over the past several months. He also said that John Bashor Jr., son of Mr. and he thought it could be arranged Mrs. Bashor Sr., 1539 Yorba, has that, if a group of Corona-River-gonc to New York whence he will side enlistees was lined up by the embark for Frcnch Morrocco in local Navy League, arranuemonts ^fi-ica I could be made so that this group  A member of the. Air Force po- could go through U aining in a uml. lice squadron, he has been in the He pledged his as.sislance to the  Jacqueline Cochran Odium, famous world personality, will be ^iucsl .speaker at the meeting of 'iriple M tomorrow night. Shu will give an informal non-polilical talk covering nor varied activitip.s.  —CDI Photo  outstanding accomplishment by any pilot—man or woman—during 1953.  Mrs. Odium tejls of dinners with royally, four presidents of the  Mrs. Odium (pronounced Odd-- " rv' Winston Churchill  lum) is a vivanous speaker and ,Kai Shek and recalls vividly her exticncnccs as ' ^^P interviewed  recalls vividly a pioneoi- (,f the  expo  air; winner of more than 200 award.s and tio-phics and many speed rccords.  She holds the Distinguislu'd Service Medal as Director of the  Mao 'I'se-tung and played poker in the Pacific war area with a group of generals. Today she own.s three cosmetic firins—and in 1953 was •voted Business Woman of the Year.  ' Svicrr^aV anS wa pr^ic^ ^cal glwp in all its work. Vice ^'ASI'S, the Women's A.r Foiee | ,,,,  K^ilioLi^S'trsSg KS^AdmiralHollawaywason the West | Sen.^ Sr^^i^iJil.Sf ^iyi^ i^^ ^^  loyd Od-and hos-  ington.  (Continued on Page 8)  I Organization's gold medal for the  (Continued on Page a>  One man was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated and drlvinu while his license had been suspended or revoked and another man was cited for following a car too closcly after an accident about 1:25 a.m. yesterday.  Richard E. Spelts, 44, of 1023'/a Commercial street, was released on $263 bond pending arraignment before Judge W. S. Caudill on the license and intoxication charge. He appeared before the judge today and asked a delay in arraignment until Feb. 14.  Ray D. Dill, 17, of 21112 Bayside drive, Santa Ana, was cited for following too close to another vehicle, after his car struck the rear of the car driven by Spelts in front of 1343 West Sixth .street. Both cars were driving west on Sixth. No one was Injured.  -n--  GUSTY WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO BLOW; SHOWERS POSSIBLE  strong gusty winds will continue to blow through Corona today. Skies will be partially cloudy with a, tew scattered light showers today and tonight, according to the weather bureau.  High temperatures today will be from 45 to 55 in the upper valleys and from 55 to 84 in the lower valleys.  The lowest temperature will Ix; slightly warmer In all areas of the Southland on Tuesday.  The lowest temperature in the nation early this morning was 22 l)clow-zero at Gannison, Colo., and yesterday's high reading was 83 at Ft, Myers, Fla.  -n«-  THIEVES BROKE INTO DOaOR'S OFFICE BUT NOTHING WAS TAKEN  'Ihe office of Dr. J. W. Kramer, 108 West p:ighth street, was broken into .'^onic time over the weekend, but the thieves apparently foiled to take anything.  An' examination showed a cash box had been tampered with but it contained no money. The thieves gained entrance by breaking and wrenching the office door. The door will have to be replaced, Dr. Kiamer said.  -frs-  INTOXICATION CHARGE MINOR FINED $35 ON  Henry G. Hernandez, U), of 138 North VIccntia avenue, pleaded guilty to a charge of intoxication today in justice court and was fined $35. He pleaded innocent, liowcver, to a second charge, that of possessing an alcoholic heveragt while being a minor. Judge Caudill set March (1 for trial on the L-hargc., Hernandez was arrested at 11:15 p.m. Frida/ at 515 Main  ELVIN L DOWNS  Downs, Foreman; FourCoronans On Grand Jury  May Resign From Planning Group If it Takes Too Much Time  By J.C.H.  With the appointment of Elvin I. Downs a.s foreman, and Charles Jameson, W. A. Cropper and Faith Douprcy as other members Corona ha.s the! largest roprcsontatlon of responsible citizens on the Riverside County grand Jury in reecpt history. The three ¡mert aro nil ■I i»ren[jl«ont;bu8lnto.<!S wch'^wlth largo interests nnd Mrs. puprey has taken an active part'.ln diséüií'slpns for arjd agpinst various COroha proposals' and is' unusually ■ well informed.  It should be an, advantage for Corona to have so many capable jurors on the county organization, which operates throughout the year. It is the objective of the County Grand Jury to make recom mendations for changes and revi sions in government and to point out other things of countywide in terest.  As foreman, Mr. Downs will be called on to give liberally of his time and effort in directing the work of the Riverside County Grand Jury, Since 1945 Mr. Downs has served as chairman of the .Corona City Planning commission. lie has devoted almost unlimited and unselfi.sh time to a study of Corona City planning affairs. He has served on the Corona City Planning Commission through the more than 10 years during which Charles W. Elliot, nationally prominent city planner, worked on the Corona program, with some of his recommendations being carried out; with Wolfgang E. Hoe.seler, whose in-du.strlal plans apparently are being used, though his general report, in our opinion, was not as sound as that of Mr, Eliot and needed considerable revising.  Now the planning commission Is Continued on Page n  DAIRY SCHroi. MEETING DATE SET FOR FE3. 9  The County lleai'li Deiia line, has announeed a change in the j dates of tlu Dairy Farm School meetings.  Because of th" li";ivy rains last week, the Chin-i High School, v/hcre the meetings arc being held, canceled all adult education evening programs.  The meeting .scheduled for January 26, 19,50, in which the subjects, ' .Safety Pays Dividends," anrl "W a-tcr Wells and Old Irrigation Li, es on Dairies," were to be discussed was postponed until Thursday, i'>b-ruary 9, 1056.  The meeting scheduled for February 9, I'MO, in which "The Fu-tuic of the Dairy Industry in the Tri-County Area" was to be dis cus^d, was postooned until Fcbi j-ary 1«, 1990. At this meeting, certificates will h'; issued to all who have attende'd three out of tho four meetings  -Ry.-  City firemen responded to an alarm Friday about 7:2,') p.m. but the fire turned out to be a warning lantern on a street barricade which had been knocked or blown to the ground. The only damage was to |lic lantern and to the barricade, which was scotchcd.  I'^ench Premier Guy Mollet landed in Algiers today to be greeted with a barrage of rotten vegetables.  The rude reception came from thousands of Frcnch settlers who oppose Mollet's promise of equal rights for Moslems and Frcnch Europeans in the tense country.  The angry settlers crashed througli police and troop cordons several men deep. Mollet's party had just placed a wreath adorned with the French flag before the tomb of France's unknown soldier.  The solemn ceremony turned into an ugly demonstration. The mob trampled over the wreath and tore it to pieces. They yelled:,, "Mollet back to Paris."  Hundreds of troops and policc formed a human h.irricade to let the premier escape up the vast staircase leading to the government palace.  For a while, the rioters threatened to break into the palace it.sclf. But they stormed instead into the palace gardens. They ripped out flowers and threw them on the premier's official party.  Police and troops hold the rioters back with rifle butts, and clubs. There is no Immediate estimate of casualties.  Mollet wont to Algiers to seek a solution to 15 months of bloody rebellion by Nationalists demanding full independence from France.  General Georges Catroux, the French resident-general, resigned after the demonstration.  By UNITED PRESS  U. S. ASKS UN TO ADMIT SUDAN AS MEMBER  The United States, Britain and France have asked the United Nations Security Council to admit Sudan as the world organization's 77lh member.  The council will meet this afternoon to act on the niember.ship application of the now African republic which l;ec;mie independent Jan. 1, after more than half a century of Anglo-Egyptian rule.  STRANGE-ACTING YOUTH HELD IN GIRL'S DEATH  A 24-ycar-oId' television set assembler has l)een arrested in connection with the slaying of Barbara Jean Jeiisen, 18, in her Van Nuys home.  The suspect, Holjert Graham Meadow, has bi'cn bookd on suspicion ol murder aftor his activities aroused the suspicion of neighbors. OfficerH say ho fit« the general dcseilption of the slayer, and he Is a ' covietcd sex offender.  NolKhlwrs say that two days ago Meadow locked the doors ot his apartment, turned on tho gfts, llglits and water, left the refrlgcratoi^ dool" open ;unU,cri*wlc(l: out the wlnUmV' 'f'hcy say he repeated his strange actions again yesterday.  1000 JEER AT NEGRESS IN ALABAMA COLLEGE  The University of Alabania's first Negro student went to classes with a police escort.  About two dozen state, city, and campus policemen held back a jeering crowd of about 1,000 persons as Autiierine Lucky walked into a building for her third day of classes at Tuscaloosa.  Dean of Students Louis Corson begged the crowd to break up today. University President O. C. Carmlchacl joined him, but the crowd did not budge.  BOY, 7, SLASHED TO DEATH IN THEATER WASHROOM 'TO SEE REACTION' AS THROAT WAS CUT  A 7-year-old boy was slashed to death in the washroom of a theater In downtown Sacramento, Calif,, yesterday, and a 24-ycar-old apprentice embalmer is-bdng held in the murder. Sacramento police quoto 'Hiomas Lynn Johnston as saying: "I wanted to see his reaction when I cut his throat. 1 just thought it was a good idea.'  The brutally slain little boy was Ronald Wendorf. Investigators say they found eight knives and a book entitled "The Knife" in tlie vicious killer's room over a mortuary where he worked.  12-BILLION TAXES ON USERS OF HIGHWAYS IS AGREED UPON  House Democratic leaders have agreed on legislation for proposed new taxes on users of highways. The taxes would raise more than 12-billion dolliirs  to help fln;ince a big new road-buihling program.  HEMET WOMAN TRAPPED 7 HOURS IN AN AUTO  Mazel Olsen, 53, Ilemet is in serious condition after being traj ped even hours in her overturned car near Palomar mountain.  Miss Olsen was discovered by a passing motorist who heard her (lowing her car's horn. She had not lost consciousness.  A low truck lifted the car and Mitis Ol-sen was taken to Palomar Hospital in Escondido.  CONTROVERSIAL GAS PRICE BILL PASSES TEST  The Natural Gas bill has passed its first test vote in the Senate. The vote defeated a motion by llepubliean Senator Charles Potter of Michigan—an opponent of the measure—to send the bill back to conimittee.  The defeat of Potter's proposal means that the Senate now will hold its vote on the bill as scheduled this afternoon. The measure would exempt independent natural gas jiroduccrs from federal pricc regulations.  The Executive Council of the AFI.-CIO has called on the Senate to defeat the Natural (ias bill. The Council charged the bill would cost gas consumers an extra 000 to 000-million dollars a ye;\r. President George Meany said in a Council meeting in Miami Beach, Florida, that he can see no moral or economic justification to free Natural Gas producers from federal price regulations.  NONE APPEAR TRAPPED IN HIGHWAY LANDSLIDE  In the other edge of the west, California authorities say it looks ■'le.ss and less" as if anyone was trapped in a landslide that cascaded down from a .'HO-foot I'alisade and onto a six-lane Pacific Coast Super-, Highway. An c.'^timated 200,000 tons of dirt and boulders spilled' across U. S. Highway 101 during last I-^day's rush-hour traffic,  JUDY GARLAND WITHDRAWS SUIT FOR DIVORCE  Judy Garland and Sid Luft hive patched up their quairel and the singing star will dismiss her divorce suit. Today Luft said that Miss .Garland moved back into their Holmby Ilills home Satiuday.   

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