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   Corona Daily Independent (Newspaper) - November 12, 1956, Corona, California                                 WEATHER  Mostly sunny with night and morning fog and low clouds along the coast.  TEMPERATURES  Noon today, 82; low, 47. Yesterday's high, 91.  VOL. 43 7 CENTS CORONA. CALIF. ' DlAt REdwood 7-1234  Eight in Jail Here Following Two Gang Brawl  Age Range 20 to 34; Touched Off V^en One Hit With Rifle Butt  A two-family brawl, reminiscent of "the Martins and thé Coys", with some outside assistance, Jodi?-ed seven men in the Corona jail ard set police searching for two others.  Under arrest on charges of disturbing the peace are Joe L. Esparza, S4, of 139 North Merrill street; Jess L. Esparza, 21, of 344« Center street, Norco; Refugio L, Esparza, 20, of 117 Blaine street; Emllio A. Bccer-ra, 21, of 123 Vlctoiria avenue; Peter R. Maelel, 23, of 4M Joy street; am) Louis Aguirre, 20, of 315 East Third street. Joe A. Aguirre, 2«, also of 315 East 3rd street was arrested on a charg> of assault with a deadly weapon. Police said they would get out warrants for the other two men involved, who fled when police arrived.  Corona officers said the fracas yesterday aftemoon was the result of numerous "small" incidents, in which members of rival gangs would find ffnother gang-member alone and "work him over." This ■•vas the first time both groups met in strength.  Police knew at least one of the groups was spoiling for a fight, and at one time hauled six cars in a single file parade to thî roadside and shook the occupants down for deadly weapons or clubs. L iier, unloaded rifle was found being used as a club, but it was not in t>e cars during the search.  Firing-pin  The incident which touched off the combined disturbance occurred wJien Refugio Esparza and his car were forced to the side of the road. Using the unloaded .22 caliSer rifle as a club, one of his assnilai)ts, believed by police to be Joe /.fuir-rCj swung, tjiç gun into his : facé,-Jciocking out teeth and injuring his upper lip. Within minutes, other members of that branch of the Esparza family ^nd companions learned of the assault „and descended on the "Aguirre home at 315 Railroad street.  While one officer was taking Refugio to the hospital for treatment, a radio call inform-crl him of the full-time fray on Railroad. He radioed two other officers for support and went to the scene. Much of the fight had been knocketl out of all t»"' combatants by the time the policemen arrived. While officers rounded up the brawlers, two fled, but police said they recognized them and will issue warrants.  Once booked at the police station, the two sides were kept separate until they had an opportunity to cool off, cificers said. Then they were put together in the main jail with the warning that if they started the ruckus again, the police would finish it. The admonition seemed enough to keep any further outbreaks from occurring.  Tlie combatants will be arraigned tomorrow in justice court here, closed today in. recognition of Veterans' Day, which fell on Sunday.' Judge W. .S. Caudill, who has had several of those presently involved in justice court before on similar charges, had warned earlier that he would show no Icniency toward repeated offenders.  •a  Robert Shipman, 15, Recovers Second Time i=rom Attack of Polio  Twice stricken with polio, 15-year-old Robert Shipman has once again been released from the Sister Kenny Memorial Hospital in El Monte as a normal healthy boy, according to hospital authorities.  Robert was first stricken along with his father and brother in 1943. Ail three completely recovered aaid were released from the Kenny Hospital. Robert contracted one of the other major polio virus strains in June of 1956 and is one of three repeat ca.scs the institution has treated since it opened in 1950. During that time, it has handled some 1,800 polio patients.  While a patient at the hospital, vvhii'h is maintained by public contribution, Robert received Kenny treatment by especially trained Kenny therapists. He is the son of; Robert and Géraldine Shipman, 688 j Madre Street, Pasadena. j  lOfHOITVw I nWMNMf lowy • • •  Supportini Wiut W« Bel««« RlgM  Opposing What W« BeB«v» Wraog » • •  PUBUSHED DAILY FOR a YEAMS  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12. 1956.  JUNIOR tlEBi CROSS AlblNG BLIND^tjie b oron» rn«nib*r«liip liMv^ for >h» :  Crois will be con^du^ted from Nov. 26 to 30. "Above. part of the local worjc beinij tion» ii shown by Lincoln school pupili. While Luin ne K®ll«r, «e«t«<i, outi out felt "animaU'-, . Mi« Esther King, sixth gr^de teacher, ah<j M rs. Alice Haywar<i, right, special education teacher, look at a folder displayed by.JaneHe De Puy. The class, With'foMen fumfsKed by the Red Cross, has applied cloth animals^n the outside, which can be felt and recoflfr rtized by blind youngsters. The folders will be sent to national headquarters in Washing»' ton,' D.C., where Braille stories will be inserte d, and then sent tb schools for'blind children/ Mrs. Hayward is Junior Red Cross chairman ' t Lincoln school. The government stressei service at local, national and international levels, in an expression of c<»hcern for 6theH 1n times of need. The local membership drive will ex+ind from Nov. 26 to.30.—CDI P.hot6. ;  Judges Reveal  Cliff Haskell Is  Cliff Haskell, formerly of Corona, has been elected a vice president of the Alpha Beta company, i expanding operator of a ; large group of food stores in Southern California. M r . Haskell started working in another grocery store in Corc'na more than 20 years ago. He later joined with the Corona Alpha Beta store and served as manager until about ten years ago, when he went to the main offices. He has just been elevated to a vice presidency.  Jury After Hit Run Fatality  A six-member coroner's jury returned an open erdict in the highway death a week ago of John H. Ryan, 32, of Men's Town. They found only that Ryan died of injuries sustained near Glen Ivy.  James Nelson, also known as James Weaver, 17, of Rincón Springs, driver of the truck which crushed the left side of Ryan's body, refused to testify at the inquest, as is customary. He was arrested by the California Highway Patrol for the hit-and-run felony charge of failing to stop when involved in an "injury accident.  Thrown Fr®m Truck  A companion of his, James R. Head, 18, also of Rincón Springs, was arrested on a charge of littering the highway. He testified at the inquest that Ryan, a hitch hiker picked up by Nelson-Weaver, had reached into the truck's cab for two packages he asked the occupants to hold while he rode in the reaa-. According to a CHP officer, Nelson-Weaver had told him earlier that his fool had slipped from the clutch at that moment and the truck jerked forward, throwing Ryan to the pavement. Head testified he asked the drier to stop, but he only/ slowed down. The CHP said ii\ian earlier report Nelson-Weavcir had said he looked back and saw Ryan standing in the road looking mad, and instead of stopping they just threw his packages from the truck cab.  Ryan died in an ambulance cn route to the Riverside General hospital.  Tlie nemrs of Hie ten bands choscnr »d take port in iN. second annwoi Corona InvitaHonal Band Jàfifbor«« wore rèvoéilkiìt roday. The {udqo« conferred fn Long Boodi Saturday to cnf^ at Hioir decrnon». ^  The high school bonds solocted for thè Jamboroo to bo kofdl (pore Saturdoy ofteri^oon, Decembor 1, fn. alph«*eltc<B oifor^^i  Arcadia High School r- Ray ~  Bowman, . ^ ; .  BRldwin Part ffigh ScTtoot— '  Robert GreprtwclU d'rectcr. California Hiéh Sciiooi, Wi^lt-tier—Charles Meckel, director. ' - . Compton High School — John  Del Monaco, director. Excelsior High School, Nor-wdlk—Qucntin Young, director.  Jcrfm Mulr High School, Pasadena—Dean Brovvn, director. Monrovia-Duartc High School —Max E. Cramer, director. Montcbeilo High School—H. W.  Roesener, director. Oxnard High School — H. T.  Sandberg, director. Santa Monica High School-Richard B. Wagnon, director.  Six of the chosen bands competed here last year and will appear here again this year, according to Harry Sothcott, chairman of Co-ona Chamber of Commerce com-■nittee arranging the affair. The •,ix bands makhig their second ap-learance arc: Arcadia, Baldwin Park. Compton, Excelsior, Mon--ovia - Duarte, and Montebello. These make formidable entries udged on the basis of their scor-,ing here last year. Compton placed first; Arcadia, second; Monte-lello, third, and Monrovia-Duarte, 'ourth.  Last year fifth place went to Santa Ana high school and the di-■ector of that ba'iid last year was Oean Brown. This year Dean Brown is director of John Muir •¡igh School Band, Pasadena.  I'ormerly Here The director of the California ligh School Band at Whittier— Charles Heckel—is well known in Corona, having been director of he Corona High School Band for  I number of years. The contesting bands were selected In Long Beach Saturday by a panel of Judges from the Ali-American Association of Contest Judges who have toured the country to see the various high school bands of Southern California in action. Col. Ralph Selby Is the chief judge. Sothcott of Corona attended this meeting.  Next Saturday there will be a meeting of the directors of the competing bands hi Arcadia at which time plans will be ironcid out of the Dec. 1 event and questions answered. The meeting place in Arcadia was chosen bccausc many of the band directors will be in Arcadia next Saturday for the Arcadia parade. The first Band Jamboree last yt;ar proved to be a colorful and .xciting event a'jid one of the most successful ever staged in Corona.  II is cxpcctcd lhat the l!)56 Jamboree will be even better and a large crowd from neighboring ciies is expected to attend. 1 he event will be filmed with the cost  Officers' Head  Joseph S. Lowory, chief of police for 14 years and for 25 years a member of the Corona department, has been elected ^ as president of the Riverside County Peace Officers Association for 1956-57.  The new officers will be installed at the association's December meeting at Gufc'.ither's Murrieta Hot Springs.  Mr. Lowery has been with the Corona Police department for 25 years and 14 years as chicf, He is one of the best known police officers of Southern California and his son, J. S. (Sammy)- Lowery, Jr., is a member of the sheriff's office as a deputy patrolling north , of Co-lona.  Lowery was named to succeed Capt. F. L. Bamett, Of the Sheriff's department, at the association's annual election during a dinner meeting in Hemet.  Other nc^v officers are: Sheriff loe Rice, first vice president; Sgt, Robert Pendergast, Riverside police, second vicc president; Ar-mond Sharp, County Probatir;.' Department, secretary, and Lt. Robert Presley, Sheriff's investigation division, treasurer.  Besides the retiring president, Barnett, others leaving office are: Jack Shaw, Beaumont police, first vice president; Chief Jo<j Lowery, of Corona police, second vice president; Archie Kane, Sheriff's Department, secretary, and David May, State Department of Medical Examiners, treasurer.  Fog and Low Clouds Should Bring Cooler Temperatures fo Area  There will be confiidciablo. fo;,' and low clouds along the coast < tending inla'iid through coastal valleys In eaily morning hours. Otherwise it will be mostly sunny through Tuesday and Wednesday in Southern California. The fo? and low clouds vi jll bring cooler temperature-; to the area.  The lowest t;;mperatures in the country early this morning was "ight-iibove-7.cro at l-'iastr, Colo. Yesterday's high wa.-) !)0 degree: al Yuni.i, Ariz.  I)y tlie Corona Cl)aml)tr of ( on)-inerce and the Corona Board of  lere Tomorrow  Full Day Planned .To Explain Work of Local Firms  'Husinçsis-Education Day in Coro-ijM has proved in the past two rs to be a valuable and pleas-expcricnce both for businessman and teachers and the event yoar-^whlch wUl be toinorrow ltd be • even mòre Worthwhile jpaat because the vari-si^aes and industries of dty. hiave t»ad the opportunity to-^ learn what most i'.Uerests the p^Chers. .Vi|»ittng their establish-Nvbnts.  Wilson, Brlggs,. chairman for ]|D«inoss-Education Day, ."¡tates fiat a co-ordinated effort has bifn mede between the Corona Chamber of Commerce and the Çèfona Unified School District to ntiike this year's event the most ouiitanding to date.  SUrts at 10 A.M.  The program will open with coffee and doughnuts, through the cpttrtosy of the Association of Co-ram teacliers, and a get-acquaint-period at the junior ' higl scipooi starting at 10 a.m. Mrs. KiHy Brecce, executive secretai of.vthe Chamber, will distribuì'' B-È Day materials al this time.  A. J. Velthoen, president of the Chamber, and Dr. James Merri-hew, superintendent of schools, will spfcak briefly and the speaker of the day will be Dr. George Armn-cost, president of Redlands Uni-velrsity.  No School Tomorrow  Approximately 200 teachers are expected to participate in the activities. There will be no school tomorrow because of B-E Day hi-teachers who do Viot attend B-E Day will not be paid for that day.  At noon the teachers will be luncheon guests of the various restai^raiits throughdut  The aftemoon will be devoted to tours of the business establish ments participating which Include: Aluminum and Magnesium company, American National Foods, Bank of America, Citirens National Bank, Borden Food Products, City of Corona, Jordan Tile, Corona U. S. Naval Hospital, Corona Daily Independent, U.S. Naval Ordnance Laboratory, Exchange Lemon Products company, International Furniture, L. A. Young Spring and Wire, Major Controls, Minnesotfi Mining and Manufaclur-Owens-Illinois Glass company, Pacific Telephone nnd Telegraph, Nichols Bakery, Tillotson Refractories, and California Electric company.  -ta--  88.6% of Southern Gas Employees Sign in Group Donors' Plan  Tentative results show that Sou-them California Gas Company employees in the San Bernardino-Riverside *and surrounding areas registered a 88,6% sign-up for the Associated In-group Donors program of supporting health and welfare agencies, according to Division Manager W. P. Hand.  Headed by a five-man Labor-Manàgement Committee, a concentrated five-day campaign was held to enroll employees of the company's Eastern division in the one-donation plan of giving.  Final results of the campaign will be announced at an award-report meeting next month in Los Angeles, Hand explained.  The Associated In-group Donnors program, acting as an effective single campaign to support health and welfare agencies, sets up a standard contribution .so that each ' enrolled employee gives at least ; 12 minutes pay per week to the plan. Contributions to AID are j handled on a year-round payroll-deduction basis.  Through this plan, gas company employees support the Community Chest, Red Cross, Heart, Cancer, YMCA, Polio and other drives.  "The AID plan not only results in a ;;rcat saving of time over conducting multiple drives throughout the year, but it al.so collccts more money for charity," Hand said.  Conducting the drive were Division Manager W. P. Hand, Campaign Coordinator W. P. Danforth, aiat Labor-Management Committee members Don Walters, Henry Robertson, John Andres, V. E. Camber and W. M. Fisher.  of the filinins büin^ underwritten Realtors.  MOROCCO, SUDAN. TUNISIA IN U N.; 7» NATIONS MEMBERS  NEW YORK (irv-fhe United Nations General A.sscnibly ha.s elect-< d Sudan, Morocco and Tuni.sia to memberships by unanimous votes, iheir admission raised the U.N. me£abu:iJiip& toloJ to 73 a^tlua;>.  Saudi Arabia Halting All Oil for Anglo French; Russia Renews Tlireats  DAILY WAR ANALYSIS BY THE UNITED PRESS  Sending the United Nations police force into Egypt might not settle anything after all.  It might not even get Anglo-French troepi out of Suez. And it might leave the situation in the Middle East Just as dangerous as ever.  The force to be led by Gen. Burns actually^ only a symbol of the moral force of the UN. The 6,000 troops from many nations will not be organized to resist even a moderate attack. They could be brushed aside in a few hours if either Egypt or Britain nnd France decided on new action.  France still appears to want to seize the whele Suez Canal. Russia still seems ready to provide weapons and volunteers and to be encouraging Egypt and the Arab states to fight for total ictory.  Also It appears President Nasser of Egypt la insisting that all the UN force be stationed west of the Suez Canal—while Egypt regains full control of the canal. Russia may be backing Nasser to the hilt in this stand.  If Britain nnd France had to bow to that demand they would be admitting total defeat in their costly Suez adventure.  So, they might refuse to get out on those terms. The tension in the wohid over Suez thus wouldcon-tlnue, and it might get much worse.  Involve Injuries and Citations  Five accidents clouded the traffic horizon In Coronn over the weekend, Two collisions involved Injuries and three drivers received citations.  Esther Mosher, of 511 East Eighth street, and Elaine Durlin-game, of 1942 Via Trinidad, Coron-itn, wore released from the Corona hospital after receiving emergency treatment. They were injured in an accident at !):24 p.m. Saturday, when the Moshor car overtook a car driven by Roy E. Burlingame, of Coronlta, and struck the right rear of the car. The Mosher car broad-sided to the right and rolled over onto its top. Corona police cited Mrs. Mosher for driving faster than reasonable or prudent.  Drove into Ditch  Isidore Osmoloff, 04, of 8618 Beverly wood street. Inn Angeles, suffered injuries at 1:10 p.m. Saturday when his car ran Into an irrigation ditch on the north side of Ontario avenuo near Rimpau avenue. He was taken to the Corona hospital in a Bell-Thomas ambulance hut was transferred to a l.os Angeles hospital following treatment.  A disengaged constniction trailer crashed into and damaged a parked car hero hclonairtR to a Coronan. C^arleton R. Calkins, 71, of 51,10 Rushnill avemic, Arlington, was cited for toi-'in'; n vcliicle without safetv chiiin. The trailer, loaded with scaffokling mid a cement trough, became disengagcH at Third and Main street:-! at 1:'20 p.m. yesfii'day. It traveled fiei 264 feet, strud: a cuib, C(mtinued another M f^et, and struck the rear of ;i p;ir(<ed cai' helon.'^inf to Consueli) B. Narunjo, of 201 Main streit.  Three Car Collision  Leroy C. Carroll, 44, of 207 Kendall street, was cited for an illegal left turn, not yielding to oncoming •rnffic, following an accident at 5:4* p.m. Thursday. Policc said Carl 1".. I'.atC'i, I!), of 1105 Belle avenue, driving east on Sixth street, .struck (^irrol's car, traveling wf'st on Sixth, who wa:; attempting a left turn on(o Victoria avc nue. Carrol s car tlien .sli uck hcad-0,1 a truck driven noith on Victuria of Wesley R. Green, 24, of 4i;)9 Center street, Norco, i;".aton's cai-left 21 feet of skidmarks bcfoi-» iiitting C:arrors cur. Don Burchcr, rjl), of 810 Victoiiu avenue, a passenger in one of the vehicles, suffered minor injuries and went to a doctor for treatment.  MANY CALIFORNIA MARKETS CLOSE FOR VETS' DAY  Most of the California markets, such as produce and dairy, were dosed today, so that tlie market Ut.tiji> aro fahortcr Uion ujuul.  (By United Press)  Saudi Arabia called up its military i-eservcs today. Training camps were opened throughout the Arab kingdom.  Radio Moscow broadcast appeals to Arabs not to supply a single drop of oil to "aggressive countries, even if it means blowing up installations."  THREE PUT I MNG STATIONS DESTROYED  In London, Arthur Dodds-Parker, Foreign office undersecretary, said Syrnin Army units have destroyed three pumping stations of the Iraq Petroleum Company. He also said to the House of Commons that Saudi Arabia has cut off oil supplies to Britain and France.  RUSSIA DOUBLESTHESTRENGTH OF FORCES ON POLISH BORDER  An ominous note from Berlin.  West German military intelligence sources report that Russia haa doubled military power along the Soviet-Polish border.  West German Intelligence discounted reports that Soviet forcea Inside Poland have been reinforced.  This more apparently reflect Soviet anxiety over (he Polish situation.  U. S. AND FRENCH NEWSMEN SHOT IN SUEZ AREA  The French Defense Ministry says Egyptian troops shot to death an American and a French newsman when they drove their jeep Into no-man's land in the Suez Cnnal area. The American is identified ns David Seymour of Magnum photos.  Hungarians Pormii Second Convoy To Travel  Hungarian Communist leaders have agreed to permit the second convoy of drugs, food and hospital supplies to enter Hungary later today from Vienna. The first convoy was allowed to enter yesterday Hfter being thoroughly searched by Soviet troops at the Austrian order. Some (¡5 relief workers are accompanying today's mercy caravan.  PRESIDENT NASSER AGREES TO LET UNITED NATIONS POLICE FORCE INTO fGYPT TOMORROW  President Nasser has agreed to ici the United Nations policc force nto Egypt.  The first three platoons wll| arrive In Cairo by plane from Naples toinorrpw. ,The IW Danes, Norwegian» and ColombiiMia have. b«en trilling on the Naples allrflelcí'lin fuíl battle dress They are expeclM  to be joined by nearly 6,000 more troops from five other n.itlons.  The announcement of Egypt's acceptance from U.N. Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold In New York. It was reported earlier that i:gyptian President Nasser agreed on the condition that the U.N. Force would not violate Egypt's .sovereignty.  Hammarskjold told a news conference he Is leaving for Cairo tomorrow to see there are loose ends in the policing arrangement.  Foreign Secretary Selwyn Lloyd of Britain arrived in New 'York and .said Biitish troops "will he very glad to hand over their rospon-Kiblllty" in the Suez Canal Zone to the U.N. forcc as .soon as It is set up.  However, Lloyd did not make it clear whether Britain and French troops will be withdrawn immediately. Radio Moscow threatened today to send Russian volunteers to Egypt if they aren't. ,  ARAB KING ASKS EISENHOWER TO INTERVENE  King Saud of Saudi Airabia sent Mr. Eisenhower u message asking thaf, he take the lead to "avert the danger of war." Saud met with other Arab heads of state in Beirut, Lebanon, to coordinate their stand against the British and French,  UNUSUAL SECRET MEETING HELD IN WASHINGTON TO INFORM SENATE COMMIHEE ON MIDDLE EAST  In Washington, top diplomatic and defense officials held an unusual secret mect,ing to brief the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the world situation.  A Jcv/ish Fraternal Society asked President Elsenhower to use his influence to bring about an Arab-Israeli peace settlement. In Jeiusulem, a newspaper said Undersecretai^ of State Herbert Hoover, Jr., and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Arthur Radford, are pressuring Mr. Eiscnh<iwer.  The paper said Hoover and Radford want the president to take vigorous action against the Russian threat of intervention in the Middle East.  RUSSIA AND CHINA WARN THEY WILL SEND FIGHTING VOLUNTEERS INTO SUEZ AREAS  Russian and Red China repealed their threats today to send fighting volunteers and weapons to help ligypt.  However, a dispatch from Baghdad quoted a responsible Iraqi official a.'( warning Arab leaders against the dangers of sheltering Russian experts and volunteers.  RUSSIA GUARANTEES VOLUNTEERS  In Jeinjsaletfi, Israeli sources said Russia has guaranteed volunteers from Syria if Israel attacks, and lhat Arab guorillu attacks along the Syrian border are aimed at provoking just such attacks. These sourccs also said ligyptian tank crews in the Sinai fighting were heard radioing each other n unmistakable Russian accents.  In Ivgypt, an air raid alert was reported in Cairo this morning.  FIVE MEN SAVED, FOUR MISSING IN CRASH OF AMERICAN NAVY SEAPLANE NEAR THE AZORES  I'ive men have been saved but four others still arc missing in the cra.'.h oí an American Navy seaplane in the Azores.  i he craft crushcd .shortly after taking off from t.he port of Horta yesterday. It lubt altitude, plunged into the sea tail first, then burst into flanicb.  PILOT JUMPS TO SAFETY  f-"rom l ort Nelson, British Columbia, comes word that a U. S. Air l-'oice pilot parachuted safely yesterday from a jet fighter lost in that province. Authorities said the jet crashed 50 miles northwest of Beaton River, near Port Nelson.  CHIANG SAYS TROOPS WILL LAND ON MAINLAND  Presidenr Chiang Kai-Shek has promised (he mainland Chinese Hiat Nalionall.st troops will land in China nt some future date. He i.ssucd the announcement in Formosa on the 90th anniversary of tlic birth of the laic Sun YaC Sen—founder of the Chinese republic.  Chiang said, "We want to melt down the iron Curtain with our burnina nulional consciousneai.."   

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