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   Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - February 7, 1959, Long Beach, California                             GUNMAN KILLS OWNER OF CAFE. SHOOTS WIFE telegram HOME The Southland's Finest Evening Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., SATURDAY, FEBRUARY Vol. 7 PRICE 10 CENTS CLASSIFIED HE z-5951 20 PAGES TELEPHONE HE 5-1161 EDITION (Six Editions Daily] DARTMOUTH CARNIVAL QUEEN Blonde Barbara Hill, Smith College senior from Edgewood, R. I., beams after S chosen queen of 49th annual Dartmouth Winter Carmval in Hanover, N. H., Friday. She was chosen from hundreds of Dartmouth mons gates. HIT'FISCAL SUICIDE' S. African GOP Solons Join to Slash Demo Dies CAPETOWN Dr. Danie WASHINGTON economy forces massed today for an effort to cut the cost of airpoi-t and housing legislation now speeding through Congress F. Malan, author of much o on the crest of Democratic majorities. South Africa's racial policy The Senate Friday night passed a 465-million-dollar died today after suffering airport aid bill by a stunning 63 to 22 roll-call vote strokc. margin. The amount was twice that recommended by Tjle 84.vcar-old former he President. editor and clergyman, who was nation's prime minister Russ Fish Botit Held by Norway AALESUND, Norway (UPI The Norwegian navy boardec and captured a Russian trawle iishing in Norwegian waters to day and brought it into por under guard. The Norwegian Naval Com mand at Bergen said the Rus sians made no attempt to es cape .and offered no resistance The trawler arrived this aft ernoon and was moored at on of the quays near the custom house. Armed guards wer posted on the quayside and th Russians were ordered to main on board. Legal proceedings against th ship and its skipper were e> peeled Monday. IT WAS the first such inc dent since 16 Russian vesse were arrested by Norway ear -in 1956 and fined heavily. Officials said the navy min sweeper Ottra caught tl trawler, with all its nets the sea, eight nautical mil off the island of Rundoey an two miles inside Norwegian te riiorial fishing limits. 6 Killed, 25 Injured When Buses Collide WARSAW, Poland buses collided on an icy ro in northwest Poland Frida killing six persons and injurli 25. But a GOP move to reduce thfi le four-year program to 25 illion dollars was defeated by 53 to 35 vote despite re icated Republican, "echoes o he President's economy ap- eals. Republican Leader Everet; birksen (111) nless the measure were el 'n Capetown, urlher the Senate would con- nue committing what he Dulles Calls for 'Action' on Germany Meets Adenauer to Talk Strategy on Russ Pressure BONN, Germany Secretary of State John Coster Dulles called today or the Western Allies to ace down the Soviet at- tempt to force the Allies out of West need be by common action." He said the Allies must find a way to meet "the Soviet chal- enge to our. rights in Berlin." While he did not make clear what he meant by the word it appeared he had from 1948 to 1954, defied worldwide condemnation- to en- force a policy of Apartheid that insisted was the traditional policy" of South 'Africa since the .'first butch 'settlers 'arrived ailed "a kind of .fiscal suicide n the installment plan." ANY HOPE FOR reduction f the airport measure now re- with the house. There were indications the House might be getting the economy pirit. A surprise decision late Fri- day by House Democrats to slash 875 million dollars off .heir catch-all housing bill was nterpreted as a "good sign' by GOP economy advocates. But the Reupblicans added that the pared-down KXJ.OOO housing bill approved by a House banking subcommittee still was 440 million dollars DR. MAlAK, as the domi- nating voice for Afrikaner na- tionalism, was a controversial figure during his long political force in mind., Chancellor Konrad Adenauer met Dulles at the airport and four hours later they began consultations on the German question and Soviet moves against Berlin. They conferred three hours, then recessed their talks until Sunday. DULLES and a party of six drove to the Palais Schaum- burg, on the Rhine. WhlleJ.ney talked, diplomatic sources in Paris said Dulles and the British, French and West German foreign ministers will meet in the French capital March 15. Their main purpose II be to hear British Prime Minister Macmillan's report on his forthcoming trip to Moscow. GtyinN.Y. 'aralyzed )y Blizzard Oswego Snowbound 2fid Time; Midwest Faces New Wallop ROYAL FROGMAN Crown Prince Constantine of Greece 18 listens to instructions before accompanying U.S Navy frogmen in San Diego Friday on underwater demolition training swim as visiting guest. Lt. (jg) Del Judice (center) gives instructions as Lt. Raj Knowles (right rear) Wirephoto' Titan Supermissile Successfully Fired (Continued on Page A-3, Col. 8) 3 Killed, 40 Injured in French Sudan Riot DAKAR, French West Africa men were killed and about 40 injured today 'in a riot in Scgou, in the French Sudan. Two rival political .factions, one supporting a newly chosen president of an agricultural cooperative, clashed' in a fresh outbreak of the feverish po- litical atmosphere in Africa. A number of shots were fired. Before the riot ended a num- ber of houses and 'small shops were set afire. career. Critics accused him at times of attempting to become a dictator after he rose to power in 1948. Among legislation he pushed through Parliament after be- coming prime- minister were the suppression-of-communism act which resulted in the dis- solution of the Communist Party, the group-areas act pro- viding for residential segrega- tion ol races, the immorality amendment act prohibiting sex- ual relations between whites and nonwhites, and the Bantu act which aimed at returning Africans to the tribal rule of their ancestors. Dr. Malan for years has been the dominating voice of Afri- kaner nationalism. And when the Nationalists came to power in 19-18 he immediately set Thug Flees After Blast by Shotgun Robbery Ruled .Out as Motive; Gash Left Untouched By United A1 blinding snowstorm uried Oswego, N. Y., under 2 inches of snow today and eft the city's abitants snowbound in for about securing their aims. HE.OPPOSED South Africa's entry into the Second World War and in 1942 moved un- successfully in Parliament to withdraw the nation from the conflict. Malan never smoked or drank strong liquor and his whole ca- reer was shaped by the storn ideals of his forefathers. These sources said an invita- tion to the Soviet Union to at tend an east-west foreign min- isters' meeting could come out of the Paris meeting of the western officials. Dulles talked ovev the March 15 meeting Friday when he met with French Presidiint Charles de Gaulle. THE MARCH MEETING in Paris' indicates the western powers will try for a meeting with the Soviets some time in April. This would closely follow the 10th anniversary meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Orangization in Washington April 2. The NATO members will get a fill-in on the proposed meet- ings next Wednesday when their council meets. NATO Secretary General Paul Henri Spaak met with Dulles during his stay in Paris. The NATO council also will CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. States' missile arsenal boasted a new -The United flight-tested ICBM awesome, ocean-spanning Titan. Ike Decides to Cut Short His Vacation THOMASVILLE, Ga. Prcsident Eisenhower decided today to cut his southern vaca- lion a bit short and-return to Washington Sunday. The President, who has been the guest of former Secretary of the Treasury George Humphrey since Wednesday originally had planned to g back to the capital Monda Alexandria Denied Delay in Integration BALTIMORE UPi era! appeals judge A fed today re- fused to delay the admission of nine Negroes to three public schools at Alexandria, Va., next Tuesday. Chief Judge Simon E. So- beloff of the U. S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals made his rul- ing after hearing a plea by" the Alexandria school board that it needed more time to prepare for the integration of the Negro students. U. S. District Judge Albert V. Bryan Friday turned down an appeal by the school board for a delay in his previous order to integrate the schools. He said he saw no reason to alter his original directive that the nine Negroes should next week. Attorneys for be admitted the schoo board then hurried to Baltimore to try to get Judge Sobcloff to overrule Judge Bryan and gran the board more refused. time. But he afternoon. In announcing the change be called upon to approve the White House Press Secretary western replies to the Soviet note of Jan. 10 Calling for a 28-nation conference to work out a German peace treaty. THE WESTERN" NOTES will reject the Soviet bid, diplomats James C. Hagerty said-Eisen hower has some work he want tn handle in Washington Mon day morning. The nature the work was not specified bu there was no indication of an Previously all-white schools at Arlington, bordering on Alexandria, and at .N o r f o 1 k have completed their first week if integrated operation without ncidcnt. Frank D. Reeves, attorney for .he Negro children, told Sobe- off he thought his clients would x willing to forego the imme-[ diacy of Ihe desegregation order f they had any assurance .the school board would adopt at a future date a full and complete integration program for all its schools. "What do you say to Sobeloff asked the school board's attorney, John Barton Phillips. Phillips said the board felt it was complying with the law. Phillips said the board felt it needed more time to work out a program. That was the rea- son, he said, that it was asking for a postponement of trie orig- inal integration order. (Continued on Page A-3, Col. 1) DULIES GREETED IN BONN Secretary of State John Foster Dulles (right) and host, West German Chan cellor Konrad Adenauer, respond to greetings on Dulles' arrival at Bonn, Gcr many today Dulles-flew to.-Bonn for talks with Adenauer on Soviet attempts to force the Allies out of West Wirephoto via Radio) The Air Force staged its first ccessful firing of the buliet- aped Titan supermissile Fri y. It blasted well over 200 lies on an arc that reached r. iximum of 50 miles in height, ing only Its first stage en- nes. Officials were delighted. Air Force Chief of Staff he second time this winter. Snowplows and bulldozers were thrown into the battle to lear huge drifts whipped up by gale-force winds off Lake Ontario. The new storm brought the season's total to more than 160 inches, eclipsing he city's record snowfall tota! n the winter of 1925-26. Elsewhere numbing Arctic air trailed a howling blizzard across Montana and the Weather Bureau warned that winter was getting set for an- other wallop at the central plains states and the Mideast "INDICATIONS are that a slowly developing storm in the central Rockies east- ward Saturday and Sunday and bring major storm develop- ments to the Middle West by Sunday or it said in a special weather bulletin Fri- day night. "Present estimates are that blizzard conditions are likely to begin in the central high plains states by the bureau said. Cold wave warnings were up for Montana before its in- habitants could recover from Friday night's hit-and-run bliz- zard which howled across the state on 52-miIe-an-hour winds. The blinding curtain-of snow stranded autos on drift-clogged highways, forced the evacuation (Continued on Page A-3, Col. 2) ANAHEIM A night club owner was killed and lis attractive wife critical- y wounded early today when an assassin blasted at :hem with a shotgun as they arrived home. Dead !s Leslie Simpson, 46, of 516 Haven Dr. He was the owner of the South Seas Cafe, 10879 S. Hwy. 101, just off the Santa Ana Freexvay, His wife, Juanita, 30, is in Anaheim Memorial Hospital, Police said one leg may have to be amputated. She was hit in both arms and a leg by pellets from the gun. A tall, slender man was seen fleeing on foot north on Haven Dr. immediately after the shootinf which occurred at homas D. White said in Wash- gton that the Titan "success- lily accomplished the pro- rammed objectives." This was test the first stage propuT- on and control system. In the first time the Titan as been released from its bolt- ngs _ the second stage was illed with water. THE LAUNCHING of the lighty "war or peace" rocket ame on the third anniversary f the establishment of the lant in Denver, Colo., where City Gets Showers, More Due he 110-ton, iroduced. 90-foot ICBM is THE SIMPSONS had parked their car in the driveway. Mrs, Simpson was on the porch wait- ing for her husband, who-was walking up the sidewalk' when the gunman cut loose with -a 12-guage shotgun. Neighbors, awakened shots, heard Mrs: Simpsb.n screaming for help. Simpso'n fell half way up the sidewalk and apparently died almost in- stantly. He was struck in-the chest. The pellets dug a hole in the front door, broke a window pane in the door 'and sprayed the garage door. Police said five empty shotgun shells were found in the yard. The murder weapon has not been located. POLICE WERE BAFFLED as to the motive for the crime. They said a total of about 5300 was found on the Simpsons, apparently ruling out robbery. Neighbors said Simpson was well liked and they knew of no grudge anyone might have against him.- "There was a minor fracas between a couple of dancers at the South Seas Friday night but we don't think it had any bearing on the said Detective Sgt. Henry Bryant. NO ONE was in the Simp- sons' house at the time of the shooting. Two children, Jef- frey, 8, and Debbie, 7, were staying with baby sitters else- where. Simpson had two other chil- dren by a previous marriage, Diane, 19, a student at Oregon State University, and Johnny, the Army. Johnny is on and visiting in this The Titan is believed to have i potential range of miles, nough to span the biggest sceans carrying nuclear war- heads. Or It might be fired into pace. Authorities say its boost- er section, with the most power- ui single rocket engine in the ree world, could power a manned rocket around the, moon. Russ Foresee No A-Pact, Blame U.S. IT WAS THE third try at getting the sleek Titan into ac- :ual flight. Two previous al- iempts ended in engine mal- 'unction and shutdowns before ihe boltings were released. On Friday's flight, the upper section, shaped like a large- caliber cartridge, was packed with instruments to furnish in- formation and data on friction, stresses and the like. But it was not equipped with a new pin- point guidance system which has been developed for its use later. Its makers, the Martin Co., hope to have the Titan op- erational within a year. More light rain is forecast area, for Long Beach and Southland coastal areas tonight and Sun day. Showers began pelting South ern California early today as a weak cold front breezed in from the north, the weather- man said. By midmorning .01 of an inch fell in Long Beach, LONDON the first moisture since of Union sald loday an inch fell Jan. 6. This' season's precipitatior now measures 1.31, compared with 8.72 on the record books for the same period last year. More substantial rainfall was reported today in some north- em interior and mountain areas. Rain removed, smog from the air in Los Angeles basin. GETS OFF EASY WHERE TO FIND IT A-l, 5. B-S to R-2. B-3. B-S. Skipping B-S, Pages 7, 8. A-2. TV, B-W. Judge Astounded by 'Perfect Wife' CHICAGO hus- band came to the aid of his wife with a statement that apparently stunned the judge into letting her off easy on a speeding "In 23 years of marriage I have never known my wife to be testified Elmer Morris, 48, Friday after his wife Celia insisted the radar was wrong in clocking her car at 45 m.p.h. in a 25-mile zone. "Absolutely said Traffic Court Referee Joseph Wosik. "I have' been mar- ried 17 years and my wife has never been he added, lusperiding a fine. The Soviet that Amer- ica's attitude on nuclear testing 'makes it impossible to con- clude an agreement on the ces- sation of tests of atomic and hydrogen weapons." The statement was issued by the Soviet Foreign Ministry and broadcast by Moscow Radio. The statement referred to a declaration by the U. S. State Department Jan. 24 on new data concerning detection of underground nuclear explo- sions. THIS DECLARATION, said the Soviet statement, shows that "the U. S. government con- tinues to maintain on a number of most important problems an _ttitude which makes it impos- sible to conclude an agreement on the cessation of tests of atomic and hydrogen weapons." Negotiations for an East- West ban on nuclear tests have been proceeding for several months in Geneva. Weather- Considerable cloudiness with intermittent light' rain tonight and Staday. Low tonight 49. High: Sunday 61.   

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