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Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - January 21, 1959, Long Beach, California Seek Murder Charges on 2 in MGM Aid Death DON'T SHOVE US AROUND, IKE MESSAGE TO MIKOYAN Tells Import of Farewell to Red GEORGE A. SCOTT Sought as Killer '.'v' complaints being! sought'today against jfored-haired Long Beach jVptnan and an unemployed machinist' in connection with the shooting of film ejfeciitive Kenneth S. Savoy in a Hollywood bar holdup DSc...30. e a n w h i i e, law officers ttrfbughbut the nation are seek: Injf'the alleged killer, former mental patient George Albert Scott, 3S. 'I Scott's confessed accomplices dufing the holdup-murder Mrs. Terry Noah, 27, of 52 S. Daisy Ave., and Curtis C. Lien feiiwalter, 41, of 108 Tamarind St., Compton. Los Angeles homicide detec- tives say'both have admitted being in the car during the at tempted bar .robbery when Savoy was gunned down. BOTH TABBED Scolt, a San Quentin as the killer. Scott was LichtlWalter's roommate in an apartment be side the Noah woman's here. The wife ol a Navy man serving overseas, said she was" Scott's girl friend. Mrs. Noah, also known as Jessie Noah, Terry Moore and Terry McCa'nn, surrendered to Long Beach' police Tuesday afternoon.: Lichtenwalter was arrestcc Monday'at his home. JJavoy, of Los Angeles, was IfGM executive; police said, admitted driving the get- away car when Scott rushed from the cafe. had "just shot a guy." Noah a dmitted beln g "along for ths police said. Lichteii'.valter end S c o t f "holed up" at Scott's Daisy Ave. apartment, police learned, but Lichtenwalter grew fearful for his'own life and slipped away. Said Lichtenwalter: ''Scott told me The'die is I thought, well, the be cast for you, but I'rh getting away from you as fast as I can. The Finest Evening Neicspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., WEDNESDAY, JANUARY Vol. 306 PRICE 10 CENTS CLASSIFIED HE TERRY NOAH Names Boy Friend C. LICHTENWALTER Drove GetaVyay Car. Crow Wins 7th District; Council Race No New Proposals Made .on Visit, Presidenf Reveals WASHINGTON {API- President -Eisenhower said today Russia must come to understand the United States simply won't be pushed around in working for world peace. Eisenhower told a news con- ference that was the purport of his message to Anastas I.' Mi koyan, the Soviety deputy pre- mier, as he left for home after his U. S. visit. On a domestic political mat- er, Eisenhower said he would favor'repeal of-the present con- stitutional ban on a third term or presidents. Eisenhower has said re peatedly that he would not be hterestcd primarily because of -his agfr-in a third term There was no indication in what he said today that he has changed his mind about that. THE SUBJECT came up when a newsnian recalled that Eisenhower once' said he thought it "not wholly wise1 for the third term ban to have been written into the constitu- ion. In reply, the President said he'still thinks it was not a par: ticularly wise decision. He added that if the American peo- ple want to make any man their president, then it should 46 PAGES TELEPHONE HE 6-1161 HOME EDITION Editions Daily) DeMille Dies 77; Films' Top Director Robert F. Crow, bar- restaurant operator, Tues- day was elected to the Gity Council- from 7th .Dis- trict. Crow captured 27 per cent of the .votes cast 'for the 15 candidates on the special elec- tion ballot to fill the City Council vacancy created by the death of John Baker. A turnout of 52 per cent of the registered voters was a record for a Coun- cil election: received of the "WHEN 1 READ about the killing the next morning in the papers, I was sick. 'But not was calm and Hcfw the case was broken {Continued on Page Col. 4.) That 'Crov? a 621-vote margin over f unner-up Alvin F. Slaight, former police chief. But Slaight, who polled votes, charged his chances had been hurt by .a "false and scur- rilous" handbill distributed in the district the .day before elec- tion. THE DODGER denounced Slaight as the 'owner of a liquor store and operator of used-car lots. He denied any connection with cither liquor stores or car lots. The handbill was prepared by an organization listing itself as the Beach Christian Fact Finding Assn. The vote: Robert F. Crow 1.84S Alvin F. Slaight 1.3M Harold G. Nixon Hirold E. Perkins.... 818 Robert McConnell. 335 Carl M. Baker 354 Mrs. Miriam H. Smith. Z79 Frank S. Fisher...... m Sam Feldman. 243 Allen B. Walker..... Oscar Langdale.. Jarnts F. Thornton... Jessie O. Florek. Wllklnj. M. Graclo. who wLUidrei Crow- is married, has', a son, .Bobby. 13, and daughter, Diane, be up to them and he sees no objection to more than two terms. Then he .went on to. say he vould-rather see the cbnstitut ional amendment repealed than kept. THIS WAS Eisenhower's first regular, news conference since Dec. 10 and only the sec- ond since Nov. 5, although he did answer reporters' questions at a National Press Club lunchr eon a week ago. The visit by Mikoyan much on the minds of the news- men, and brought early ques- tions. Eisenhower said the Kremlin leader offered no nesv proposals for relief of world tensions at their meeting in the White House last Saturday. Referring then to the fare- well message he sent Mikoyan Tuesday, Eisenhower said the deputy premier must be sure that America wants peace. CECIT, B. DEMILLE Pioneer Movie Maker By JAMES BACON HOI.UYWWOOD B. DeMille, whose .spectacula productions made him the mov ics' most famous and success ful director, died today. H vas 77. A. heart'attack claimed th man who was one of.the founc ers'of Hollywood and becam .e'gend in his own timeJ He died at his home at a.m. after ah illness of a wee' With him was a daughter, Ce cilia, and her husband, Josep Harper. His wife, Constanc was in the house but not at th bedside. She also has been i DeMille made more than 7 films, ;both directing and prc ducing many. He spent mone Gov. Egan Slightly Improved1 SEATTLE Alaska's gravely ill governor, who hod been given only a fighting chance for life, was reported "responding and slightly proved" today more than hours after an emergency Deration. Doctors said the condition of GQV. William A. Egan would re- main critical for several days but he came through the night better than expected. WAS in surgery and resides at 244 Vcrnon >vo hours Tuesday to relieve t. He attended San Pedro igh School and has resided in THIS COUNTRY is willing to conciliate and negotiate, Eisen hower went on, but the Soviets must understand that the United States simply won't be pushed ground. The news conference touched on these other main topics: for the bill of Sen. Lyndon (D-Tex) to create conciliation service' to civil-rights disputes, bower like water, in amounts tha awed even Hollywood's spending studio heads. But it paid off. Picture afte picture .set box-office .record Several of his' jilms- becam screen classics. He was amazingly activ right up until he was taken i The last film he actively pr duced was, "The 10 Comman ments." But he supervised pr (Suction of "The a was- making plans for a ne film about Ijord Robert Bade Powell, who founded the B Scouts. Mrs. DeMille, his wife of years, was not immediately to of her husband's death. His .son, WO Out, lane Down Resumes Flight After Night at U. S. Navy Base ARGENTIA, Nfld. (AP) I. Mikoyan to- ay resumed a home-bound ight interrupted here yernight by two dead en- ines' on his Scandinavian irliner. The Soviet first deputy prc- iler, returning from his 16- ay visit ,to the United States, ook off with his party at ,m. ln-a substitute DC7C sent y the Scandinavian Airlines ystem from Copenhagen. Plight plans .called for a non- top trip to .Copenhagen where was' understood he would alch a Soviet jetliner for MOS- COW.. Mikoyan and his party of five, ncludiiig his son Sergo, spent n unscheduled'night at this U. S. Naval air base. The SAS lilot was forced to land be- :ause ot mechanical trouble in me engine and fire in another SNOW TROUBLES A motorist tries to get his car out of a snowbank in Kansas City today as other traffic eases by on snow-slick streets. Storm, expected to bring, more than eight inches of snow, forced the closing of most schools in SAID he was wv shaken by. the trouble on .the our-engine. it caused nervous chills in world capitals. The DC7 was carry- gn 35 passengers and a crew of 14 when it 5Jrsl.encountered rouble high, over the Atlantic. "I've had a full life .and vould 'have accepted whatever he consequences .that. might lave befallen the 63-year- old Mikoyan told a reporter. SAS spokesmen in New York expressed doubt any 'sabotage was involved. They pointed to a guard overilhe Diane" while it rested at New York and a thorough police in- spection before it took off from Idlewild- Airport Tuesday. the air- line ordered the two engines that gave trougle.to be flown to Stockholm for a close, in- spection. It said the two-engine failure Was the first in its history. The pilot, Capt. Carl Schulz- berg, reported that he detected defective- supercharger on No. engine, while 108 miles from scheduled "While trying to adjust this a fire No. 1 200 136 108 79' IT 4 two hours Tuesday a bowel obstruction and abdo- minal paralysis. The 44-year-old Democrat, whose name is inseparably link'ed with the vast northern territory's successful bid for statehood, talked with members of- his family today and ap- him here Monday when he was flown from Juncau, Alaska's capital. Their 11-year-old son Dennis, came to Seattle alone by plane Tuesday. THE FORMER Valdez store keeper is Alaska's first elected governor. Joel W. Baker, who headed the team of surgeons performing the operations, said afterward that Egan had a '.'desperate chance to get well. His chances, Dr. Baker added were "little less than 50 pe cent." The ailment has severe! Egan's heart anf other organs and it will be fiv days to a week before it wi known whether he can pu through. Baker said. xmg Beach 20 years. A CROW STATEMENT uesday night said: 'I'm elated at be ing'elected n my first try for public office. I am not unmindful of the ccomplishmentj! and record of accompanied my great predecessor, the late ohn F. Baker. I can only hope come somewhat near his ecord of achievement." Meanwhile, a 11 candidates Jenied having anything to do vith the 'handbill' which at- acked Slaighf. Crow said a Sandhill had been distributed which also attacked him per- sonally. Editor's Dad Found Beaten to Death ST. LOUIS Brian Burnes, 70, a commercial art- ist and.father of sports editor Bob Burnes of the St Louis Globe-Democrat, was beaten to death Tuesday night. The elder Burnes was found in an alley behind his home by policed closed that his father had suf- fered several heart: attacks in slowed his heavy work schedule. condition, in engine He suffered one serious at- tack in 1956 in Egypt while on Argentia was the nearest.al- said he can't see that (Continued on Page A-4, Col. 2) (Continued on Page A-5, Col. 1.) (Continued on Page A-5, Col. 2) 11 'Chute Safely in Snowstorm Kan. flam- Ing engine on a Navy patrol bomber forced 11 men to bail out in a snowstorm Tuesday. All landed .safely. The plane crashed and burned in a pasture near'Ottawa, Kan The two-engine Neptune, basec at Glenvlcw Naval Air Station, was on a training mis- sion to San Diego, Calif., when the left engine caught fire 50 miles northeast of Kansas City The Olathe Naval Air Sta lion, southwest of Kansas City started to guide the plane t( landing but thi fire was too hot. A veteran of three prcviou emergency jumps, Lt. Cmdr. E; J. Funk of. San Lorenzo, Calif., was the pilot. 'I SHUT OFF the engine and feathered the Funk said. "The fire seemed to go out. Year's Worst Storm Sweeps Ohio Valleys m v; KANSAS CITY worst storm rapidly through the Ohio Valley, today, pushed sub-zero surge of Arctic air. -Temperatures; tumbled in. the snow-packed Great Plains. Ohio Flood "We dropped from to ieet as we approached Olathe. Then the fire started again. I unfeathered the prop to try to blow out the flames. It didn't work. 'When the blaze kept getting hotter, I gave orders to bai: out. "The whole engine was white hot. When I got out there had been two explosions and the engine was giving off sparks and- a lot of noise." The other 10 men dived into the snowstorm from a rear Funk was cut off by the explosions arnidship so he went out through the nose wheel hatch. The 11 men were strung oul over a-10-mile distance when they landed. ency Declared MOUNT VERNON, Ohio UP) state of emergency and a request for Ohio Nationa' Guard troops was made oy Mount Yemen's Mayor Phillip Maugcr at 11 a.m. today as rain-swollen streams in the ea practically isolated the ty- The State Highway Patrol de ared Mount Vernon in a state emergency at a.m. as al reams in the area went out o icir banks. The Kokosing iver was causing the mos ouble. MEANWHILE, the rain hich totaled more than tw ne-half inches in some portion f Ohio, closed many Ohio high ays arid.schools and floode iwland areas throughout th tate. Knox County and adjoinin ountics' apparently were, .th 'orst hit. All schools wer loscd and children in som reas; had to be carried acros looded yards. Adjt. Gen. Loren Windon hief of the Ohio Nature Tornado Razes Church, Barns VICKSBURG, Miss. A small tornado struck th Yokena community 10 mile south of here today, demolish ing a church and several barn and knocking out utility lines There was no.report of in juries. Officials said sever; tenant homes in the area wer unroofed. Wind damage was reporte heavy throughout the state a a cold front moved in, droppin tcmpcralures'as much as 23 de ijrecs in 15 minutes. WHOOPING IT UP FOR THE WINNER Restaurant owner Robert F. Crow (center) is all smiles Tuesday night as his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred C. Grow; and his son, Bob, 13, whoop it up after he was elected to the City Council by 7th District Photo) Weather- Mostly sonny wit h con- tinued cool but sltghfly warmer days. Maximum tempera hire by noon Guard, said the Guard hea Four members of a farm family burned to death in a fire that rapped them while asleep m their house early today.' Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Greve, both a son, Gary, 17, and a daughter, Joyce, 15, perished. IX A SrECIAL summary this morning, the Weather Bureau said the storm 'took the form of snow, cold and high winds that kicked up blizzard conditions in Nebraska, Iowa (Continued on Page A-4, Col. WHERE TO FIND IT The State Senate's finance chairman declares Gov Browri'a Firemen theorized the can be balanced without started from furnace. an overheated BAD TURN But, Officer, He'd Done If for Years COURTLAND, Ala. (UPI) Burt gave police a logical explanation as to why he made a left turn into the path of'another automobile: "I been turning there for a long time, and there never has been another car there before." new taxes. See Page B-12. Kcach Page B-l. Hnl A-23. A-23. C-4, to 0. B-10, 11. A-10. Death B-2. A-22. B-3. Shipping CM. Pages C-l, 2, 3. B-8. Tides, TV, C-10. A-23. B-4, B. Your A-2.