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   Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - January 13, 1959, Long Beach, California                               Mikoyan Gets Fast Tour f of LA., Leaves tor N.Y. DULLES RAPS 'STUPID' MISS BID ON COMEDIAN JERRY LEWIS goes into his act as he is introduced taRussias Dep Premier'Anastas I. Mikoyan in Hollywood, asking "Is this the guy? Mikoyan. who doesn't speak .English, maintained his composure-for a mo- ment, then burst into laughter. They met' during .Miko'yan's; tour of Para- mount Studio, .where Lewis ,is playing the, role or a Navy officer.1 Firm Stand or Mikoyan talk Looms Isolation Policy Seen Threat to European Peace WASHINGTON Secretary of State Dulle said today that Russiai >roposals for the future o Germany are brutal and 2 Bandits Hunted for Month Stage 3 Holdups Here A kidnap-robbery-team, which has kept Southlant policie futilely busy for'almost a month, struck three times in the local area Monday night. The two gunmen'are. believed to be Joseph Edward 'Armstrong, 20, Long Beach, and Charles Arthur The Southland's Finest Evening Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., TUESDAY, JANUARY Vol. 299 PRICE 10 CENTS CLASSIFIED RE 2-59M 28'PAGES TELEPHONE HE HOMl EDITION; (Six Editions Slide Buries Boy, Perils Diggers fraught with the peace of LOS ANGELES Soviety Dep. Premier Anas tas I. Mikoyan left today b air' for New York after busy tour of Los Angeles. There .were no pickets or demonstrations at the airport as Mikoyan and his party boarded a commercial airliner. Mikoyan waved to a crowd of reporters and police as he got on the plane. Before takeoff State Depart- ment officials asked that the Soviet party be seated in a uty Premier Anastas Mikoyan bloc. United Airlines said it here Friday. After the talk could not rearrange seating-of wjtn 'Dulles, Mikoyan will see Averill, 18, 'both released; from Chino several months ago. The three Monday night crimes of which they are sus- pected are: 1. Holdup of clerk Clarence E. Chandler, .30, in George's liquor i Store, 17811 Lakewood Blvd., Bellflower, loss. 2. Stk-kup of assistant 'sgcr William 40, and cleric Sam Anderson, 38, Ray and Eddie's Market, 3850 At- Jan tic stupid and danger for Europe. Dulles told a news confer- ence the United States and Us Allies stand firm on their basic policy of tying a reunited Ger- many into-the western world. But he also said, possibly for the first time, that German unification might be accom- plished by ways other than hrough free elections. He de- clined to elaborate. Dulles left no doubt he ex- pects to take 'a very firm line on the' German policy issue when talking with Soviet Dep Ave., los's 'in' excess of Sjroor ..owner of Symon's..Liquor Store ad joining Ray and Eddie's' Mar- loss Among other crimes, dating from Dec. 22, 'of which the pair are suspected: robbery at a Los Altos supermarket, holdup at a Beimont Shore car wash, a'clerk in a rob- bery attempt at a drugstore on .4lh'St. and Cherry Aye.; J60 N. Y. Baby Kidnaper Arraigned NEW YORK Jean lavarone was held in lieu of bail today on charges ;rowing out of the kidnaping of 2 ft hour old Lisa. Rose Chlonehlo. A defense .request for'a mental examination of the defendant was denied. A hearing on the charges was set for Jan. 20 by Brooklyn felony court magistrate James passengers against their wishes. So the government officials asked several passengers to change seats. The passengers readily acceded. The seat shuf- fle delayed the flight 22 min utes. During this time Mikoyan sat quietly next to reading. a window, MIKOYAN CAPPED his tour Monday night with a surprise appearance on a local television show. The bustling Soviet official hobnobbed with movie stars, college students and dyed-in- the -wool .capitalists .before President Eisenhower on Sat- DULLES SAID he hopes the talks with Mikoyan may elimi nate the danger of mtecalcula' tions and accidental mistakes between the Soviet and U. S. governments but he 'said the United States is not negotiat- ing with Mikoyan. He left the way open, so far as the United States', is con- cerned, for the talks with Mikoyan and other current dip- lomatic moves to lead-to later negotiations, possibly in a four- BELL STOLTERO, 16, pictured at left, is reported buried in a mass of rock and mud that hurtled face of a 350-foot cliff at San Francisco's China Beach. Right, his bruised -arid muddied' companion, Margaret Valentine, 15, is comforted by a policeman after she. made her way to Photos) dashing .through "Hollywood in ing. wwer foreign ministers meet- A. Roe Jr. Mrs. lavarone's arraignment came after 1'rank diionchio, father of the kidnaped child, first declined to sign a com- plaint and then 'changed his mind as a result of several hours of conferences with the magistrate and authorities. CHIONCHIO HAD SAID he was so happy to have his baby back unharmed that he didn't wish to sign the complaint. However, he told newsmen just before the arraignment that if he had not done so he could have been put on the witness stand as a materia] witness at the kidnaping trial and the effect would have been just the same. The bail figure of was requested by Brooklyn Chief Asst. Dist. Atty. Kenneth a police-led caravan to' keep the hastily made TV date. Not an egg, tomato or epi- thet was hurled at Mikoyan all day, in sharp contrast to ils earlier visits in Detroit, Cleveland, Chicago and San Francisco. Police and State Department men Kept him un- der close guard anij will shep- herd him to the airport today for his return flight to New York. On the Dulles said the United States is prepared to accept'a broac agenda for such a conference but would not accept a listing of subjects narrowed only to Russian proposals. This country has no new proposals to make to Mikoyan, said. It is standing on gram, -IWikoyan set of questions 25-mlnute TV pro- answered carefully SAN FRANCISCO (AP) menace of beirig( buried ,'alive faced diggers today who cautiously probed, a-, gooey, sliding mass of mud. for the body boy. at Land's End near San Francisco's Golden Gate. Some doubts arose of ever recovering the body of Bill Stoltero, who was caught Mon- day night by a landslide which narrowly missed costing .the life of a hiking companion, AURORA BOUNCER-WINS- EDWARD ARMSTRONG Sought in Holdups He told Hhe magis trate: "The people feel that because of the enormity of the crime and because of a lack of ex- cuse, if there can be an excuse robbery. in a liquor store at for kidnaping, bail of Anaheim, shooting at an Ana- heim police officer, holding an Anaheim family hostage over- night in their home and kid- naping an Anaheim housewife. IN ADDITION, Chandler, the clerk who' was robbed Mon- day night In the Bellflower liquor store, told police he had twice before been held up by the same men. time was on Christ- inas Eve when the loss was The next time was a holdup on Dec. 30. Chandler, who is among those proved beforehand. MIKOYAN described him- self, as he has throughout his United States tour, as a. friendly grandfather who feels the differences between the U.S. and Russia can best be resolved by working clos- er together, especially in trade. "As far as we are concerned, ve do not want a Miko- yan said through an interpret- er. "But it Is up to the other side to keep Earlier in the day, Mikoyan was asked for comment on whether his Saturday meeting with President Eisenhower In Washington might help re- solve the Berlin situation. 'I don't know what we will discuss at this he said. "But we will discuss every- powers Dec. 31 for talks on German unity, pean security and the future of Berlin. BCSSIA, in replying to the Dec. 31 note, proposed to the Western Big Three and 24 other nations last -weekend that a conference should be held in Prague or Warsaw in the next two months to draft a German peace treaty. Soviet proposals for the she left while clawing her way up to spread the alarm was retraced Mayor Egan Loses One-Round Brawl AURORA, HI. Paul Egan, 58, fiery and fat, lost a one-round brawl to Aurora City Council's 43-year-old burly sergeant-at-arms Monday. _ The usually voluble mayor, who spent the night in St. Charles Hospital, refused to talk about the fight. anans by searchers in choosing the n spot to dig for the entombed J. youth. treaty, include barring German membership in any alliance, (Continued on Page A-4, Col. 1) Jobless List for Month in Yearly Rise WASHINGTON ployment jumped back above AJUL litatu.la r -f i, fir- thing that will be of. Interest four million m December as The magistrate concurred. THE 43-YKAB-OLD Mrs lavarone is charged specifically to Mr. Eisenhower." He merely with kidnaping the baby. Con- viction could bring a maximum (Continued on Page A-4, Col. 2) 10 Men Trapped in Span Collapse Who' his made identification of road overpass collapsed, bury- the robbers from police mug the Berlin dispute would come up. IN THE. MORNING, Miko- m yan spoke at the University of California at Los Angeles to MORE THAN 12 hours after the tragedy, overnight slides had wiped put what gains.had been made by diggers Monday. Tragedy struck as the two Washington High School stu- dents were climbing up a cliff after taking photographs at China Beach. "Suddenly I heard a rumble, terrible roaring the girl said at Park Emergency Hospital where she was treatet for shock, .bruises .and scratches. SHE ADDED: "I looked up the hill and saw it coming and I guess at the same time I jumped to the right, toward the water. I think Bill jumped the other way.. -The mud and rocks crashed Hospital officials declined to report on the condition of Egan, a stormy petrol in Au- rora since his election as mayor in 1953. Earlier, however, Dr. D. Rossman said Egan had suffered a cut on the right side of his jaw and some bruised 6-3, 220-pound city building spector acting as sergeant-at- ms at a Council meeting, had swellings on his face. He said :he mayor also complained that lis back was injured. In Monday's brief fistic en- counter, Egan, feuding with his police chief and 64-man police force since last fall, was sent sprawling to the floor in a hall- way outside the Council cham- bers from a left to the jaw landed'by Herman M. Halbes- employment declined season- IU .cjladllluirTci. iic r j it m shrugged when asked whether ally with_ fur of out- door work in winter weather. The government reported that employment fell by f to Unemployment increased by seminar, walked around the MEMPHIS to 10 sprawling campus and then workmen were reported trapped near here today when a rail graduate poWica! science to compared graduate pomicai science threw his planned itinerary out shoU, feared for his life when he saw them walk back into the store Monday night. THEF walked through the door, I thought I was he told police. Despite his fear, .he managed an elderly couple from store "because I -was frightened they, might get hurt." Th'ere also was. a customer, Sam Sepo, in Symon's- Liquor ing them under tons of con- crete. The viaduct on which the men were working spans the Louisville Nashville tracks at suburban Arlington, 15 miles east of Memphis. (Continued on Page A-4, Col. 2) with in November. This was the largest increase among the idle since last June when unemployment reached recession high. down over us. I don't know if I was knocked down or fell, but my foot hurt and I was buried up to my waist.' I dug and scraped with rriy hands and after about five minutes I could pull myself out.. "I looked for Bill. He was gone. He was completely'bur- led, I guess. I thought I'd bet- ter: get help." A man walking his dog called police and BILL, AZICH, one of the fire- when the robbers eh- He obeyed their order to Store tere'd.' stand aside and was unhurt. 14 Easiness Houses Looted in Smofl Town 'LpNGTON, Kan. broke' into .14 business Contractor Says He Killed Scout MONTICELLO, Ind. Colvin, 35, a tile contractor, has confessed killing a 10-year- old Cub Scout and critically wounding the boy's mother, police said today. Sheriff Charles Miller said Colvin admitted shooting Sam- my Joe Moss and his motijer Mrs. Alma Moss, 40, in an argu- ment in the Moss home Mon day. Colvin, who lived at the Moss home, then turned the houses early today and escaped .22-caliber pistol on himself bu with' an undetermined amount Inflicted only, flesh wounds of cash. 'Miller laid. Giant Ship Explodes, 13 Seamen Missing ISKENDERUN, Turkey fire-ravaged tanker Mirador exploded, broke in two and sank in the harbor here today. Thirteen seamen-six from the Mirador and seven from the Turkish salvage tug reported missing. It was the second mishap within a month Involving the tanker, a Greek-owned vessel that flew the Pana- manian flag. A fire and explosion badly damaged the Mirador here Dec. 15 as it was transferring gasoline to the U. S. Navy Oiler Ocklawaha. Four men were killed in the blast and in sub- sequent salvage operations, The dead were two Greek mem- bers of the'tanker's U. S. Merchant Marine officer and a sailor on board the U. S. destroyer Soley. The flames were finally extinguished by the U. S. destroyer Pierce Dec. 19. Turkish officials investigated the possibility that this blast was caused by sabotage. The Turkish Dcnizcilik (Maritime) Bank, owner of the Imroz, announced 27 of its 34-raan crew wert rescued. Ike, Press Forum to Go on TV. Radio WASHINGTON dent Eisenhower will answe newsmen's questions in a. pub- lic forum Wednesday, with hi replies-broadcast live by tele vision and radio. The occasion will be th President's appearance befor the National Press Club, whic! is celebrating Us 50th anniver sary. It will be Eisenhower' first visit to-the club since h became President. The luncheon will be limitec to members of the club, but will be broadcast and telecas men who dug for hours unsuc- cessfully, reported: "That mud slide is still moving. You dig a hole and it fills right in. We might have been piling mud on top of him. It's just a guess where he is, although we found one big curbstone that had blood on it." The curbstone was from a street that had slid into the Pacific Ocean years ago, A Coast Guard cutter lighted the scene with searchlights and flares until police called off the digging for -the night. Gloss Shortage Slows Chrysler DETROIT UP> Chrysler Corp. will start curtailing as- sembly operations Friday be- cause of a shortage of wind- shields and other automotive glass resulting from a 98-day strike at Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co. plants, to the nation. (KNX-radlo will broadcast tho session "live" at 10 a.m KABC-radlo will carry It, de- layed, at II a.m. Channel will carry it on television at noon.) White House press secretar James C. Hagerty said Eisen rower will have no set speec >ut might make some inform, remarks. After that, in accord wit the usual Press Club practic Eisenhower will reply to wri ten questions. This is differen from procedure at regula White House news confereno where reporters ask the questions orally. Weather- Clear tonight and mostly sunny Wednes- day. Slightly cooler to- night. Withdraw1 I "'JL' 'I ity Army TIJUANA mayor of-Tijuana said today he be- lieved "things will be normal now" after withdrawing Ian armed force set up.to defend the city against seizure by state police. Mayor Manuel Quirps was're- ported to. have received; word unced the mayor from the from Qov. Braulio Maldonado, at' Baja California's.state capi- uncll chambers on orders om.other TIIE' FIGHT climaxed a ated shouting match between jan and Halbesma which oke up a wild, gavel-banging luncil meetinff. Egan, banging the gavel, had Id the four commissioners at he would consider no busi- ess. except his order of firing olice Chief Donald Curran IB commissioners ignored him nd Egan continued'to pound IB gavel and shout. The commissioners then ered Halbesma to eject the ayor, who Is serving his sec nd four-year term. He pullec is struggling Egan from the nayor's chair, off the podium nd out to a rear doorway. HALBESMA SAID Egan oared: "You------r fat lob, you're strangling me." "O. K., that's Halbesma had tal of no seizure or suspension of city govern- ment was planned. The police" defense force, armed with rifles and machine- suns, .was posted Monday at [he City police headquar- ters and other key municipal buildings. old the mayor. "I've nough. You'll apologize for that." The two men grappled and ien Halbesma floored the UNDER the Baja California the state govern- ment has power to suspend-; a municipal government for ujfto 90 days, with approval of the legislature, to investigate any charges against it. As the State Legislature now is in recess, such a suspension would have to come from a permanent commission whjch sits during adjourned periods; MAYOR QTJIROS and Goy. Braulio Maldonado have been at odds over the eviction state police Dec. 30 of colonists in the Tia Juana River bottom, to make way for a state drain'- age project. Homes of seven lull layor. Four policemen rushed colonists were burned and hull- AniaA finrini. cttlraral rom the traffic room to halt he fracas. Egan ran down the tairs, jumped into a cab and vent to the hospital. Halbesma, who was not ar- ested, left the Council cham- commenting "It's a vay'to start a Monday." fine dozed under, several members of one family were shot, and 33 persons were ar- rested, .Quiros condemned the evic- tions and requested the inter- cession of the army to "protect individual guarantees" in Ti- juana. Army troops )atrolled the river bottom since. H. M. HALBESMA Floored the Mayor WHERETO FIND IT News of the State: Legis- lature, including a request for 79-million-dqllar increase in school funds, will .be found on Page A-3. B-l' Hal A-9 A-9 C-4 to 9. B-6, 7. A-7 A-8 B-S Shipping A-7.. C-l, Z, S Tldu, Temperatures A-7 TV, C-18 A-9 Jt-4, S Your A-J   

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