Get 1 more page view just for Liking us on Facebook
We are retrieving your image from the archive...
We are converting your image into tiles...
Eureka Humboldt Standard (Newspaper) - September 2, 1959, Eureka, California OFFSHORE'WEATHER from C.pt Blanco lo Polnl Conception: Ulnd-matllr I2-JS lo- ifc iantfh} Thuredajr. Ovcre.lt wllh local (ot. citailns locally In Ihe a moons. tnJMBOLDT BAY TIDES IIUMBOLDT BilV TIDES Dl. 4.M. Ft. P.M. Ft.' A-.JI. Fl. P.M. Fl. J.I -0.1 M Eurcki Nliht.ind morn- ing (ov torlcht and. .Ttninday. y''M clorinc. Not much .rhanie -In .temperalurc, llffh W- 6V wtndh norlhweiltfly 8-lB irvph In Tcmpernlurir nt Rllnflll. H'houu ..T. 0 To.dmo Hill KA.-on 0.01 To'lhls1 icoion Ngtiml lo dale 0" m. Suniel: n. .111. Vol: 230 Phone HI 2-I7I-. WEDNESDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 1959 '10c Per Copy 32 Pages Today Take Me Out To The Ball Game' r Dies At Laguna Beach Laguna Beach, Calif. Jack Norworth, musical comedy slar 3 and composer of such 'songs a ''Take Me Oul to the Ball and "Shine-on Harvest'Moon" died Tuesdayrnight at .the age of 73. Nonvorth, recuperating from stroke-and other 'ailments, suc-h: cumbed at his home here just four I' hours after his rclease-from UCLA: Medical Center in Los about 45 miles-away. A heart aihnenl was believed to have contributed to his dealh! Norworth, born in Philadelphia in 1880, wrote "Take Me Out to Ihe Ball Game" in 1900, about 35 years before seeing his first ball gitre. Ironically, he never received loy- alties from his. Iwo best known songs because lliey were pub'ished before the 1890 Copyright He broke into vaudeville when he was 18. Fame frbin the song boosted his career! He landed a job with the Ziegfeld Follies where lie met his.first wife, Nora Hayes. Tiiey worked as a team for many years and had their "Little Miss Fix His life was the basis for a mo- tion picture, "Shine .on Ilarvesi lloon, in 1942. During file later years of his life he had trouble.finding work as on actor and even complained he couldn't get a tune published any Jack Norworth who 'com- posed Me .'Out To .The Ball Game" and "Shine On -Harvest Moon" died in his home here at the age of 79.'Norwortlrhad'been' confined to UCLA Medical :Center until .'today .lor tratement of a stroke other ailments but seemed; to be improved and was taken home (UPl :Telcphoto.) more because modern didn't know who he; was. singers Nehru To Take Stand Today On Resignation Of Menori New Delhi Jawa- harlal Nehru is expected, to tell Parliament today whether he will back Defense Minister V. K. Krish- na Menon in his dispute.with Ihe angry chiefs ot staff ot India's mil- itary services. Jienon has offered his resigna- Union Labor Week Mayor Oscar Swanlund of Eu- reka has proclaimed the week of September 7-13 as "Union Label and called on all to observe the period 'as a tribulc to Organized labor. "The men and women wlra com- pose the organized labor move- ment contribute in a substantial .degree to insure our economic sta- Swanlund's proclamation declared, as a direct re.suh of labor's endeavors to obtain for the wage earners a more suik'bie share of the fruils. of Ihcir labor, business everywhere has benefited by increased productivity and an expanded market as a result ol greater purchasing power among all segments of our, people." He. said observance of Union La- bel Week was "an effort to main- tain fair wages, to create ity and lo insure job security." Calcutta Police Fire On Mobs Calcutta, India police unils opened fire on Com munist-led mobs in this teeming city at. least four times Tuesday night, killing at least seven rioters, and wounding more than The riots virtually paralyzed Cal cutla, and it. appeared likely tha Ihe army might lake over unless order could be quickly restored. The mobs had driven buses and trolleys off the streets, and thous ands of travelers .were stranded a the airport and the railway stations because there was no way for them lo reach their destinations in the city. A general strike Thursday by Ihe Communists am Iheir leftwing allies in a campaign against alleged food shortages ap- peared likely to make the chaoU :ondilions worse. ion in the dispute over bis alleged 'playing politics" with the armed orces. 'Hie general expectation is hat Nehru will accept it.' The three chiefs of S. Thimayya, Vice Adm. It. D. (atari and Air Marshal S. Jifuker- have offered to resign, nit it appeared likely, vould be confirmed in thoir. posts, :-i Confers wilh-DalaTLama Nehru .ajsq he Dalai who .came here rbm' his refuge in Mussoorie: (o irge Indian leaders to support his >rolcst lo the United Nations over aggression in Tibet. The premier lias already ex iressed his opposition to: a, U.N debate .on Tibet, but, Iho huge crowd which turned out to welcome :he refugee god-king appeared to indicate wide popular support for lis plea. As the Lama left his special air- conditioned railway car, the crowc surged forward shouting Live the "Down with Chi nese and "Chinese ;et out of Form Police bad to form a flying wedge ;o force a way through the cheer ing crowd to Ihe car waiting for the Dalai. The Communist conquest of Ti bet set the stagj for the .reportec Red invasions' of India and Hi prolectorates of Bhutan and. Sik kim which have caused consider able .concern here. Pakistan's President Mohammei who talked with N'ehru dur ing a.stopover her- Tuesday, urgc< settlement of seething difference between India and Pakis'lan so the two nations could present a unitei front to Hie Red Ihreat. Discuss Release Of US Prisoners Warsaw U.S. Ambassado Jacob.Beam and Chinese Commu t.ist Ambassador Wang Pifig-na- have discussed the possible release cf four Americans still being hcW Family Of Four Die In Flames South Gate, Calif. (UD A famil of four perished today when flame swept their small frame home onl three hours after the husband an wife returned from a party cele brating their 12th wedding anniver sary. A baby siller said David Sprin kle, 35, and his wife, Beryl, 27, re- lurned home shortly after 1 a.m ifter attending the party. Thelm George, 15, said she had been sit ting with the Sprinkle children, Da vid Jr., 6, and Star, 5. A neighbor called the fire depart ment when he saw flames an smoke pouring from the modes home southeast of Los Angeles. Young David apparently tried I. escape. His body was found on floor of Ihe kitchen. The elde Sprinkle's body, was found in bedroom; where he appnren ly had been'sleeping'wilh the bo; The bodies of'Mrs. Sprinkle an m Red Chinese prisons, reliable her daughter were in a front be< bources said today.. [room. Policy On )isposai Of Surplus land A new policy on disposal of sur- us city land was adopted lost :ght by Ihe Eureka cily council.- It is aimed attending speculation i purchase of city land in addi- on lo encouraging -orderly devel- In outline, file policy provides: council will pass a resbh: on declaring a particular piece of no longer needed and desir- ble to sell; manager will order preliminary title, report to make ertain: the. city can legally sell' the and in'question; map. and'description will be repared pertaining lo properly nes, -zoning, regulations and ulil- ies available; legal.iiotice will be publish- d'seekihg written bids and ig that oral bids alsoVill be (ak'cn (lie session where (he written ids are opened; purchascrwitl be required i .specify In his he lans to use the' land for, square xilage of floor space to be built, ype of construction, estimated con- ruclion cost, estimated starting nd completion dates, and eleva- on drawings. When the provisions of the pol- cy have been met, the successful idder will sign a contract to dp II Ihe things he proposed anc egal title, wi.ll not .change hands ntil the contract has been com Jetetl, In other, the council: AppVopnated for Ihe pur Hale' of.' a lot; next. lo Ihe new .-for.'; as acility.: purchase will'be from the wrier, Leonard :Harlm'an. Made'a J5000'.'emergency appro irialion for repairs on banks o river, which', are. threatening lue to ilie''water trans mission line from Sweasey Dam. Passed an-'ordinance 'setting up a city department of finance, am slablishin'g bonding requirement, or the finance officer'and treasur r.at on the recommenda ion of auditors and the bonding company. .Passed an ordinance establishing lie department of public works am wsl of public works director. .Tabled for further, study a pro Msed sidewalk encroachment policj concerning placement of benches emporary- organizational .sale ilands and other such activities on lublic rights of way. Tabled at Ihe; request of J. Tahn of Arcala proposed cinc'clla ion of an agreement with him fo oing certain experimental work in idelands at the foot of Truesdale tract.' Hahn requested the .delay xndiug receipt of title' reports now wing prepared for him. petition urging .the cily iot to enter, .into; any; agreement vilh- (he ,ilumboldl Bay Muncipal Vatcr Dislrjcl -lo supply water at i cost iii'exccss of per year. Weott Brought.Under Control Tuesday Lighter 'winds than predicted afternoon enabled control t the'gross and timber fire seven miles northeast of .Wcott aboul five loiirs-eariier lhan anticipated. fire was brought under.con- rol at 5 p.m. Tuesday after burn- ng about 360 acres. The blaze, which broke out Mon- day aflernoon, was foughl by a crew of 200. men .and 35 pieces of equipment. Mopping up operations currently ore underway. The'Calif01 nia divi- sion of forestry'dispatcher, at For- una stated Ihe men and equipment lave not been released yet, but anticipates the CDF will begin to release some of them later this aflernoon or early Ihis'evening. A brush'fire'.broke out about' p.m. Tuesday in Tehama county The blaze is 'Bluff on way 36! i- Three-tanker planes borhbardet thc'blazc and the. CDF.! ordered 125 men .to. the scene.. Officials -sai< the.fire probably was started by a cigarette a' car. Official On Visit Here Super Bbmarc Missile Fired Cape Canaveral, Fla. ILPD A swept-wing Super Bomarc missile arched across the sky loday in [he fourth test of the speedy antiair craft weapon. The Air Force said the Super Bomarc, which will liave a maxi- mum range of more lhan 400 miles when it becomes operalional, was not aimed at any target. The missile is capable of seeking its targets .out at three times [he speed of.sound. Rise in Crime Rate Led By Rape; All Types Increase Dr. Wallace W. Hull, associate upcrintendent of public'Instruction ind-chief, of the division of public chool administration in Sacramch- o, said Humboldt-' county schpo population compares with Ihe cur- rent stale-wide increase. Dr. Hall is visiting llumboldt.. Triiiily, Del -Norle nud Siskiyou county school offices on a. fact find- ng lour in which lo get stale .piclgrc. trcnd-'wise in re- ;ard to growth and. needs in the county schools. At California public schools' are vacconitiio'datlng'-over 000 more' tliari one', year Dr. Hall-. Cali- fornia public schools will.be .popu- lated by over-Jive million children. "Our'first-million students cnme :luring the 'years_1050-1940, the sec- ond million during the 1940-1950 period and in years we have .-reached-the-third millionj :Dr. Hall 'said rcgnrdiiigi .be high'increase sclxiol chil- dren. Dr. Hall foresees additional growlh in school population in Ihe lumboldl area due lo development! of proposed industries and the In- 'lux of new families. He was tho guest of Dr. Glenn, W. Paul, county superintendent ofi scliools, on a tour Tuesday in which] ncd a first hand picture of1 Ihe operation of the local county schools office. Dr. Hall was appointed to his of- fice In February of 1958 by Dr. Hoy E. Simpson, stale superintendent of oublic.instruction and at that time he was Marin counly superintend- ent of schools. As supcrinlendenl in Marln coun- ly Dr. Hall said he had several op- Resumes Attack On High Payf or School Officials Sacramento dm Sen. Stanley renewed his attack today on Irigh-snlnrled iid- niinislralors in the California public school system. Arnold, chairman of the "Senate Fnct-Finding C'ominillee on Govern- lienlal to.n Southern California junior college. He did not name Ihe school in said'its super- hdcnl and his administrative as- sistant get more Ihnn twice' the nonoy granted by the stale for Ihe over-nil education ot ilie- students. "II does not seem necessary or irojier to. Arnold'snid, V school district to spend a sub- stantial part of.llic state average daily ntlendance allowance for the services ol a superintendent." I Arnold said (hnt. 107 school district were making more n'yonr and Hint 23 were making more than Says Communist Horde Has Occupied 80Villages; Samneau Threatened Vlrnllnnc, Uios UTIV-A strong .force of Co'mmunlsl North Vietnamese troops struck ncross the bonier Suiulny Into Laos and nrc menacing the city of Samncua, Gen. Dunne Unlhtkqnc, l.nos. nrmy. commander, said State Fair Opens Today Washington rape or assault with intent to. kill was-com- milled every four minutes in the United States .last the FBI reported today. The FBI's statistical crime clock expressed in graphic lernis the 8.3 per cent rise in crime last year over 1957. FBI Director J.''Edgar. Hoover said an estimated very serious offenses occurred in 1953 an increase of over 1957. The figures were reached under a new uniform crime reporting sys- tem set up a year ago. They were drawn from the records of police departments representing 97 per- cent of the nation's population'. Forcible Rape Loads Way The FBI used seven major crimes as ibe basis for measuring the over- all 9.3 per cciit boost. Under the new system, it no.longer considers minor larcenies, negligent man- slaughter and statutory rape as part of the crime index. Forcible rape led'th'e 'way last year with a jump of 13 per cent Robbery and burglary followed closely with increases of 12.7 per- cent and 12.6 per cent respectively Larceny rose 10.3 per- cent while the remaining offenses showed a smaller climb, namely: assault, up 2.6 per- lodny. The gcnrrnl.' relumed Tlmrsilay rom nn Inspection (our of Sam- of the province of the imno'uniuc in Icrliig an Communlsl North Viet N'nnV He Communlsl forces caplurcd or occupied about 80 vil- ngcs along the Nnmwn river np'oss n 35-mile front. !le said (lie allnckiiig forces was 13 miles (rom Samnciin Inie Tuesday. Reports rc- cclvctl Tuesday nighl said Ihe 500-strong Kcd force was still nd- are.nol 1'iilhet Ixio-reb- els, they nrc: Viet Minh and some jlnck Thai Rnlhlkone snid. The general said Ihe ond launched from Communist Vicl Nmn in the past two kicked ,olf Inst Sunday at dawn in coordinated allacks on six villages Italian army Ir'oops withdrew into the jungle toward Sanmcua npiHircnlly without iHilling up niucl resistance. 'There Is lilllc or no fighlin right now, thnt I know Rath koiic-snld. Asjicd if Iho government.Inlciv ccMp.'kccp. pilling back ils.lroop (he gciicifil replied en plifillci we stop 'He .'snid roynl troops would di fend strategic Saniii'eua against II; Communist invaders.. The government Is believed I have'slroiiu nrmy forces: in Sun neua Cily which are capable f blunting (he Communist, offensive Indications nrc that at least si jatlalions of flio Royal Laoliai army have licen 'concentrated there Military planes shuttled bclwcei Victifinc and Snmneiia loday all- dropping supplies lo the forces. FIVE DAY FORECAST San Francisco IIPII Five .da; weather forecast for Northern Cab fornia: No precipitation; tempera mrtunilics to work wilh Per cy Linda Marie. Mines, 17 year old Sacramento beauty, was crowned 1950 Maid of California by Gov. Edmund Brown lo reign over Ihe 105th State Fair today through Sept. 13. Vila! statistics: 123 pounds, and Washington IVPtl The 'House efnscd by" one' -vole-today' .10 override President Klseiihowcr's do, of the IS pulillc vorks bill lo give Win a slmming rglslallvc victory. Tlic upset nil advance nrc- Hdluns nml kcpl Inlncl Klson- lower's record of never osl-n vein showdown wllh Con- gress. In a scllinck lo Democratic cailcrs, Ilic House volcil 111-133 o override. This wns one vole slioil of (hi; required Iwo-lhlnls margin. The mil-row margin wns nch'lov'ril when several Republi- cans- whn linil 'volet! lo override the velo cliiuigcil Ihclr voles nflcr the roll linil been cuin- plclcil, They dlil so' nflcr sonic Democrats who hnd votcri lo sus- tnlii (hu velo swllchetl nnd volol to override. -As jhe'swUchcs In'-voles wei'o llicrc were bursts of nnplau.se, Hist from the Dcmo- then from' Republican The margin was so close Ihnt .Spe'akei' .Saul Kayliurn of Tc.vns ordered n recount before an- nouncing Ihe result. Small Gains And Losses On Market New York HTli Small gains anil osses predominated in a rather quiet slock mnrkcl loday. Brokers had expected a conlirm- ance of Tuesday's sharp sell-off fol- owing the increase in inlcrest rales, hnl it failed lo materialize early dealings. There was a scattering of good gains in a generally easier list. Woodcock, former llumboldt counlyj measurements of theft, 2.2 per cent and murder, 1.9 per cent, the lowest! rale of increase. Juvenile Arresls Rise The FBI's crime clock also indi- cated that a major offense was committed every 20.3 seconds last year and a murder occurred every 64.2 minutes. Forcible rape was commuted every 36.1 minutes; rob- bery every seven, minutes. Each day during 1958, the FBI estimated that 22 .people were feloniously slain. Also' daily were 40 forcible rapes and 311 olher Fclonous assaults; 1073 larcenies over 742 stolen cars; 206 rob- beries and burglaries. Of persons arresled of (hem females in 1038. slightly over 12 per cent were un- der the age of 18, almost 20 per- cent were under 21 and about 2r per.cent were under 25 years of age. The arrest ol Juveniles under 18 years of age last year rose 8.1 per cent over 1957, while adult arresls went up 1.8 per .nperinlcndent Dr. Hall will continue his lour of the northern counties, returning to his office in Sacramento this Bee Causes Fatal Auto Accident Sacramento ItPli A car lhal vent out of conlro! when its driv- er became frightened by a bumble bee Tuesday slruck down anc tilled a housewife in suburban N'orlh Highlands. The victim was .Mrs. Mary Hen Her sons, Gerald, II, and Gary 10, and a 4-year-old neighbor, Mi- chael Vengas, sulfertd minor juries. FLOODS KILL 17 Seoul itPD Floods caused by ty- phoon Joan killed in jurcd 21 and lefl homeless if central Korea, official reports sai< today. 36. (UPl Telcphoto.) Sacramento 105lh State 'air opened here loday with a jimpse of a ballistic missile and i respcclful bow lo the horseless carriage. Gov. Edmund G. Brown was scheduled lo wheel up to Ihe fair- grounds in a 1030 vinlage carriage lo place a crown on the head ol [he Maid of California. The fair's beauty queen winner was chosen from II finalists. Officials set their sights on record attendance of during Ihe fair's 12-day run. They sough to cover all bets by offering some- thing- for everyone.- Prominently on display at the fairgrounds was a towering Thor- Ablc inlcrmedialc range ballistic missile. It was designed lo show California's leadership in the rock- et industry and to stand as a link between the fair's past and ils fu (ure. Fair officials also spruced up the tines near normal; normal minimum maximum Sacramento 57-39, Red Bluff 02-33, Eureka 52-62, janla liosa 4G-81, Blue Canyon Shecl Tube nearly 3 in the steels, Textron Wi n the electronics, American Moors more lhan a point in tho motors, and Crane about 1. Suggested City Streets Blasted By Irate A suggestion lh.il Ihe cily of Eu-lo n slrcct for a rcka (jiiil building slriclly Roberts, who said he had tial streets nnd concentrate on led to believe the cily would irovcmcnl of thoroughfares an extension of P slrcct into caught in a crossfire of new subdivision off Online and opposition last fn a city council meeting another street improvement re- until 1 a.m. loday, a large crowd Ihe council delayed action residents hlaslcd Ihe an inspeclion at 4 p.m. In- One woman said she voted of portions of Manzanita, Low- annexation lo Ihe city on and 18th streets. strength of promises slrceti part of a program of plan- be paved Another said she slrecl maintenance and im- igninsl annexation, but wds Ihe council authorized of four additional traffic ed In" by the vole of others had been influenced bv such lo speed up taking of sla- Baseball KATION'AL LEAGUE Chicago at San .Francisco, game starts p.m. p.d.f. St. Louis at Los Angeles, attractions Ihe Counties Philadelphia at Milwaukee, night. Building, the Hall of Flowers, the afternoon racing and grandstand night shows, the fireworks, the :ram and industrial exhibits. Today was set aside for the traditional Kids Day opener. In ad- dition, the first day program was Pittsburgh at games, twi-night. Cincinnati, AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit at Chicago, 2 games, (wi- night.. 'Wasbingtor at New York, night. Kansas City at Cleveland, night. Boston at Baltimore, night. Corps Day, and Dairy Industry Day. Most of Ihe discussion was done lislics on traffic volume. Williams said any program of im- provement on major streets should ,y members of tho audience the lra'ffic being conlent lo sil back ind listen. The mailer did not reach he stage of policy discussion. Cily Manager Robert L. Williams has pointed out the cily is falling on maintenance of other ifrcels hy spending money for strictly residential routes. Other cities in California make jse of slrcct assessment districts home owners pay for bring- 'ng their own .streets up lo standard imc and condition. In two other activities concern- ing streets, the council: Abandoned an alley between H and I streets south of Wood slreel lo allow General Hospital lo mnkr Seller use of its-parking facilities The alley currently cuts the middle of the lot and serve; only the hospital. Deferred action on a request from Ed DeBon for abandonment ol nnd (lie city Ihen lakes them over Kostcr street in the low-lying land 'or maintenance. The cily manager said loday he hopes no policy will be formed by recognized as 4-11 Day, Marina the council until after "a current revision of the cily budget. Thn council did agree last night '.oward Ihe bay from Broadway Public Works Director Terry Me Govern pointed out Ihe undevelop ed slrecl could become important in future traffic pattern planning for a Iruck route.
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.