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   Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - January 5, 1959, Long Beach, California                               Sun Rockef Silenced, Dashes Toward Orbit BROWN PROMISES NEW LIBERAL EM IN Hike in H o M E I m 4t 4t V% _, .11 it. v L AKROWS AND SOLID LINE mark how the Russian cosmic sun like earth and other planets.' First arrow a ong rockets "path shows its approximate location today-well past the moon. Hussnd the elliptical orbit of Lunik would have a maximum of 214 million miles. Rocket's orbit is outside tlie earth's (AP Wuophoto.) By HAROLD K. MILKS MOSCOW (AP) Th Joviet Union's cosmic continued its head- ong dash toward a solar orbit today in man's great- est conquest of space. Big Storm of Season Due in L B. Tonight The first big storm of the season was swooping down on Long Beach today, bringing with it the nros poet of heavy rains'and high.winds by nightfall. Long said. I OL lltrdvjr xuiiia anu in.tww About one inch of rain was expected to fall in the Beach-Los Angeles area, the Weather Bureai Up to three inches of snow was forecast fo -------------------------nearby mountains. The rain will continue off an on for the next five days, th weatherman added. Moving southeast frdm :point off 'the- southern' Oregon coast, the storm was expected to hit the Southland late this Demos Cat I Ike Defense Budget Low by Governor Emphasizes. .Civil Rights, Social Progress in State By MORRIE LANDSBKRG SACRAMENTO Edmund G. Brown, Cali- fornia's second Democratic governor in this century, pledged in his inaugural address today to guide the state toward a new era of what he called responsible liberalism. The 53-year-old former, atlor- general translated his The Southland's Finest Evening Netospaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., MONDAY, JANUAKY Vol. 292 PRICE 10CE NTS CLASSIFIED HE 2-5959 TELEPHONE HE 5-1161 ney Its radio signals ceased as he called Mech'ta (Dream) went past miles in its plunge away campaign promises into a 14 point program heavy em phasis on civil rights and soda progress.. He all hut said he Would ask for new taxes righ off. from the earth.- It had then been in flight 62 hours. Resources for feeding Brown declared he would of fer confident, pioneering leader ship. He pointed to the slate's the ever-rising population, now past radio equipment had million, and said: exhausted, the Soviet news "we must accept both Uio agency'Tass said. perils and the promise oE this "The program of growth. No longer Mrl wc to'stay on dead center unresponsive and inert." THE LIBERAL doctrine glowed throughout the, worcl speech. It set the tone for the four-year term of the affable San Francisco lawyer and scientific investigations of the rocket has been an announcement 'said. TASS PREDICTED the rocket will finally enter an orbit around the sun Wednes- day or Thursday. It is due to go into orbit between the orbits shattered Republican Sen I. dent Eisenhower outlined-his ng, spending plans to congressional leaders today. And the reaction from some top Democrats was: too little for defense and mis': siles. Eisenhower reportedly told them that defense spending in the .new fiscal year, beginning 1, would be about 510, an increase o roughly 100 million dollars fron the current year. Sen. Lyndon Johnson of Tex as. Senate Democratic Icatier and chairman of the Space Committee, was one of those he indicated he wasn't satisfied. He" told reporters: "I think it appropriate to say I didn't observe any substantial increase in the military field, and 1 was rather disappointed that we are not going farthci iafternoon. Steads' rain is fore- cast for tonight, changing to rrcw: gentler showers .Tuesday morn- the earth and.Mars. Mechta isjwililam F. due to take 15 months to Nov i r o u n d the sun, traveling The SHALL, -CRAFT warnings vere posted froni Ft. Concep- :ioh to Oceanside as gusty winds reached 35 miles an hour Rainfall thus far this season has been :n comparison with last season's wet weather. r o u n d the sun, traveling clliptically. The Russians calculate this orbit would have a maximum diameter of million miles The rocket would get no nearer the sun'than 91'A million miles. The sun is 93. million miles from earth. The name Mechta was ap- lied to the rocket today by Pravda. When it was announce< last Saturday that the rocke was headed toward the moon Russians began calling it Lunik a combination luna (moon) and Knowland's c-areei election, address was delive'rec before a joint session of the EDITION (Six Editions laster with gram.0 the missile pro- So far this year, .63 of'an inch of i-ain has fallen. Lns year at this lime, rainfall totaled 535 inches--or about one-fourth of tile total rainfall for the 1957-58 season. The season is figured from July 1 to June 30. Little change in temperature is expected. COASTAL GALES, lashing rain and heavy snow hit Cali- ornia's northern counties-dur- Sputnik. r SCIENTISTS HERB figure that it was traveling at a max- TV Columnist Still Silent; Taken to Jail Says She Hopes Action Brings News-Source Law NEW YORK {AP) Newspaper' columnist Marie Torre surrendered today to begin serving a 10- day jail sentence rather than disclose a news source. Miss Torre, who writes a syn- dicated television and radio col- umn for the New York Herald Tribune, appeared before Fed- eral District Judge Sylvester J. Ryan and was remanded to cus- today of a marshal at a.m. "I havd great hope that this action will lead to legislation which will protect a newsman's, she told reporters a's she arrived at the courthouse. The 34-year-old mother -of two children was accompanied to the courthouse by her hus- band. Hal Friedman, a tele- vision producer. newly convened Democratic Legislature following inaugura ion ceremonies in mid-after xm. Brown, taking over 'the ernor's reins from Republican Goodwin J.. Knight, called first for laws to bar job discrimina- tion by either an employer or labor union. He also: Proposed a Consumers' Ad- vocate to protect ttie buying public. Favored legislation to snfe- guard rank-and-file members PICKETS PROTEST MIKOYAN VISIT Hungarian Freedom Fighters carry signs as they .parade stieet from the U. S. State Department building dun ng the arrival of Soyiet Deputy Premier. Anastas I. Mikoyan for a visit with Secretary. of State Dulles today. Below, Mikoyan and Dulles pose in pules', outer Fugitive Girl to Pen BOISE Idaho A Cali THE PKESIDF.NT'S military spending figure was reported to newsmen by Sen.. Alexander Wiley (R-Wis) 000. as Eisenhower will set out his spending plans formally in his budget message. Sen. Everett Eirksen (R-lll) said this wil go.to Congress Jan. 19. iKirkscn said the administra tion presented a timetable fo "a speedup in every field o ng the night. A blizzard howled alonj U. S 40 over the Sierra into Nevada The road was open but the Highway Patrol said at 8 a.m. U was a fight to keep it open. There were 14 inches of snow (Continued on Page A-5, Col. 3) AirHneTwith42 Upset by Wind NEW YORK parked .twin-engine plane with 42 per- sons aboard was tilted on its tail by a 50-mile-an-lwur gust of wind today at I.aGuardia Airport. Nobody was hurt. The Trans World airliner had been scheduled to leave for Pittsburgh with 30 passenger5 and a crew of three. The crew was preparing to start the en- social insurance welfare, and a minimum wage of 51.25 an hour. Urged repeal of cross-filing in primary elections, pilot units jn fornia father with stern ideas right and wrong has handed including getting manned rocket to the moon. House' Speaker Sam Rayburn (D-Texas) told newsmen he would listen to the President's State of the Union .Message and his budget proposals, and "then we'll what to .do." SAID the admin- istration plans to seek a sub- stantial increase in foreign aid funds. On that, he differed with Wiley, who told newsmen it was his understanding mutual secur- ity, spending in the new year would be about the same as this year-about Johnson said Eisenhower plans to request, in the general foreign aid field, additional x money for the. International Monetary Fund, Export-Import Bank, and World Bank. "If the amounts to be asked at Dunsmuir at 8 a.m. and the heavy fall continued. Elemen- tary schools there were closed Schools, were closed at Me Cloud, Weed and Castella. THERE WAS six inches of snow at Redding. Power was off gines when the gust hit. Mechanics raised the plane's tail from the ground and the were taken off. The (Continued on-Page A-5, Col. 1.) Three in Family Killed in Blaze PHILADELPHIA a family perished brief fire which damaged a three-story fruit store and dwelling. The victims were Charle.' Graves, 40, and his wife, Mary 50, owners of the store, and Mrs. Graves' brother, i'ranci O'Brien, 51. The fire was brought uncle members of today in sss c s S section was damaged and the a'in much of the city for two drained off into the for repairs. The passengers were [erred to another plane. trans-'of salt was spread to mluc the hazard. by the administration for the mutual security programs are granted by Congress, it will be a substantial increase over what Congress appropriated Johnson said. lours or more and all schools were closed. It was the first major storm of the winter. Winds of from 20 to 50 miles an hour beat the coastline. Gale warnings flew southward to Point Conception. Many interior points had strong svinds. In the mountains, the snow level ranged from feet in the extreme north to feet n the southern Sierra. As the storm moved inland it was expected to weaken, turn- ng to showers tonight and partly weather Tuesday. Another storm was on the way. Forecaster R. V. Wilgus said it was charted in Ihe Gulf of Alaska this morning, and added: "It appears it will move rapidly south-eastward .into Northern California by some time Tuesday night." Inger Stevens'Fair' After Taking Poison is prison escapee daughte ack to authorities after a 000 nile auto trip. Al Gardner of El Monte Calif., and his daughter Mar 21, ajTived here by ca arly today with other 'mem- bers of the family. The girl, along with Virginia Pugmire, 22, and "Nancy Chris- from the Dec. 28.' Miss Pugmire was recaptured last week' in Kimberly, Idaho. She and Miss Gardner are in jail here pending filing of escape charges. THE THREE WOMEN were serving sentences on forgery charges when they scaled a wall at the prison and fled. Gardner called Warden L. E. Clapp from El .Monte Saturday night and said his daughter haci ome home. Clapp suggested turned over to police opher, 26, escaped Idaho Penitentiary' Mikoyan Sees Dulles; Plans Call on Ike WASHINGTON {AP) Soviet Deputy Premier Anastas I. Mikoyan met today with Secretary of State Dulles and said afterward he would confer m two RYAN HAD FOUND Miss Torre in contempt for refusing to.disclose the source of a story he wrote in 1937 concerning movie star Judy Garland. Miss Torre was'dressed jn black as she'stood silently, 'be; fore .Fudge Ryan. "Has the defendant changed icr. position in this the judge asked. i'Her position remains the _-; said Mathias Correa, her attorney. "It is 1 than that taken Judge Ryan immediately' or- dered: "The defendant is remanded to the custody of the marshal to begin serving her sentence." AS MISS TORRE turned to leave the courtroom, the judge said: 'It you change your mind, Miss Torre, you may communi- cate with the court." Ryan referred to a standing opportunity for Miss Torre'to urge herself of contempt ;at ny time by disclosing her news source. Authorities arranged for her o serve the sentence in .the Hudson County Jail in Jersey City, N. J. It is one of several nstitutions in the metropolitan area where the federal govern- Weather- Rain probability 80 per cent tonight. Show- ers Tuesday. Strong custy winds thw after- Soon through Tuesday. Maximum temperature by noon today: 62. Grapevine Widening last to Create 8 Lanes LOS ANGELES ;oing to widen the Grapevine. An announcement by the State .Division of Highways to- day said the Grapevine section of U.S. Hwy. 09, busy north- south artery between Los An- geles and Bakerafield, will be converted into an eight-lane divided highway. The cost is expected to be seven million dollars. NEW YORK Wl actress Inger1 Stevens, found unconscious in her apartment laic Sunday night, was re- ported in fair condition today at Columbus Hospital. Doctors said she apparently had swallowed "a possibly cleaning fluid." The superintendent of the fashionable Gramercy Park apartment where Miss Stev- ens lives found the 24-year- old blonde, clad in a night- gown, lying unconscious on her bed. A partly empty ammonia bottle lay nearby. POLICE SAID there was no note or other indication of a possible suicide attempt. The superintendent; John de Santis, told police he en- tered the apartment with a pass key after Miss Stevens' agent phoned him to check on her. De Santis quoted the agent, who was rot identified, as saying he had been phon- ing Miss Stevens all day without an answer.' 'The Swedish-born actress made her film debut opposite Crosby in "Man on Fire." She h'as also starred in television plays. Miss Stevens was married in 1955 fo theatrical agent Anthony Sogli. They are di- vorced. INGER STEVENS Leaves No Note ie be here. said Gardner. "I'll take or back myself. We'll drive all ight if necessary to get there unday." The trip look a few ours longer than expected. DESCRIBED Card- er as ''quite a forceful man on is ideas of right and wrong 'here was only one thing in his nind and that was to bring her ack." The girl spent only an hour nd a half at home before she er father and mother and a randmothcr began the trip to daho. Miss Gardner and Miss Chris- opher traveled to western Ore- ton and separated there after he escape. Miss Christopher lasn't been seen since. weeks with President Eisenhower. Mikoyan was besieged by per- haps 100 newsmen as he em- erged from a one hour 35 min- ute session with Dulles. He :old he and Dulles leld "a preliminary discussion n general terms' 'We discussed 'a of all cold _ variety of subjects of common interest, in- cluding Berlin, Germany, dis- armament and the 63- year-old Kremlin chieftain said. BUT 5IIKOYAN pointedly avoided saying, under question- ing, whether he felt U.S.-Soviet elations were improved as a esult of his talk with Dulles. 'They should he aid, adding: "I am an optimist. He had a soful exchange, I am an am- lassador in general. There will e peace. There will be peace." Repeating the phrase "there ill be peace" over and over, ho short, energetic Mikoyan ireaded his way through the cwsmcn and a crowd of about 00 state department workers. Outside, he was met by the Big Three Resumes Nuclear Curb Talks GENEVA of the Big Three powers for a controlled suspension of nu- clear weapons tests resumed today after a two-week holi- day recess. Representatives of the Unilec and the Soviet Union'mef again in the Palace of Nations, Their -discussions w e re ex pccted to center at once 01 the whole problem o( control WOMEN HAPPY Argentina Jails Swift Kick Man MENDOZA, Argentina (Upj) Argentine woman- hood breathed a sigh of re- lief today. The swift kick man is in jail. The swift kick man was Humberto Victor Hidalgo, 34, who was identified at the po- lice station by a dozen of the young ladies he had annoyed. Hidalgo operated by drop- ping a coin on the sidewalk. It a young lady stopped to pick it up, the questionable Don Juan would dash out ot his hiding place, administer ,a swift kick and flee on his bicycle. (Continued on Page A-5, Col. Envoy Foresees Cuba Government Soon HAVANA American ambassador to Cuba says he thinks a new government for the revolt-torn island will form quickly. That's the report Sunday night by Dave Roberts, Cincin- nati Enquirer travel editor, who said envoy Earl E, T. Smith told him: "There has been .confusion, of course, but we could have seen blood bath the like of which Cuba never" experienced before. "I am now convinced that wa have passed the worst and the situation will continue to level until the new government is horuscd shouts of Hungarian r e e d o m fighters. Carrying placards, seven pickets shouted aver and over, and vaved their fists menacingly at vlikoyan and his party. MIKOYAN TOLD reporters he intends to talk again to Dulles during his U. S. visit. The Russian said he ex- pects to meet Eisenhower on Jan. 19 or Jan. 20, after rcturn- ng from visits to other U. S. cities. The Soviet foreign po'lcy- Irade troublcshooter is report- ed planning .to visit Cleveland Wednesday, Detroit Thursday and Chicago Friday. He is un- derstood to be planning visits also to Dallas and Los Angeles. Speaking through an inter- (Conlimied on Page A-4, Col.l) completely established." WHERE TO FIND. IT Gov. Brown's 14-point pro- gram, outlined today in his in- augural address, is detailed on Page A-3. Beach B-l. Ha] A-15. A-15. C-4 to 7. B-6, 7. A-12. Death B-2. A-14, B-3. Shipping A-9. C-l, 2, 3. A-10. 'Ililes, TV, Page C-8. A-15. B-4, 6. Your A-S.   

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