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   Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - February 13, 1959, Long Beach, California                             WIFE KILLED. PLANE WRECKED Filer Saved After 4 Days of Suffering m Wilderness ICE, RAIN RAISE NEW INDIANA FLOOD The Southland's Finest Evening Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1959 CLASSIFIED HE Vol. 12 38 PAGES PRICE 10 CENTS TELEPHONED HOME EDITION (Six Editions Daily) 'PAT McFALL, member of first ground party to reach private plane that cracked up in landing on-rough ice ofLeech like in Minnesota, stands beside wreck- age and blanket-covered body of Mrs. Lonnie Wirephoto) WALKER, Minn. UPh-Lon- nte- Worth, a veteranl flier was plucked but of a remote wilderness area Thursday, four days after a snowstorm wrecked his plane and took the life of his wife. An Air Force helicopter flying a training mission out of. Bemidji spotted the 49- year-old man. near a summer cabin where he took refuge1 against the subzero weather. "We lost I'm the pilot wept to his son Mel, 21 after returning to the twin cities'Thursday His wife 49. died of injuries and exposure after the crash-landing of their plane on Leech Lake Sunday. They had taken of] from .Upper Red Lake that afternoon en route to their suburban Minneapolis home. Surgery on Sec. Dulles Successful Physicians Delay Report on Study of Tissue for Cancer WASHINGTON LD retary of State Dulles today underwent a hernia operation which was pronounced sue cessful, but doctors delayed a public report on whether they found a recurrence of cancer Walter Reed Army Hos pital, where the surgery was performed, has elaborate ar rangements for quick findings on an examination of tissue or malignancy. At least pre iminary results often are pro rided to the surgeon before le finishes operating. In Dulles' case an announcemen was put off until noon Sat urday. Dulles was operated 01 [956 for removal of a can cerpus portion of his lowe intestine. Doctors said in ac vance of today's surgery the bad found 'no sign of a re currence. CARRIES ON Lion Claws Bedtty in Circus Act DETROIT lion clawed 'Clyde Beatty's arm's Thursday night but the animal trainer com- pleted his Shrine Circus act before going to a hos- pital for treatment. Six. stitches were taken Beatty's right arm. He suffered several scratches on his left arm. Beatty was injured when Caesar, a 10-year-old Af- rica'n lion, knocked the trainer's gun and chair from his hands and slashed both arms.with his claws. "This was Beatty said. "Caeser got a little nervous, reached out and-too.k my chair and gun away. He dropped them, and I unhooked myself shouted at him and he went down on his belly like he was supposed to." HE TOLD rescuers he ran into a snow squall near Leech lake and tried to land. The ski-equipped plane got onto the ice of the big lake, but hit an ice formation and broke up. Mrs. Worth was thrown from the plane and injured seriously. Worth said he covered his wife with blankets, a can- vas and some of his own clothes, then set out for help 'He wandered in the storm for a time, then found the cabin, some three miles from the plane. LONNIE NORTH; .who '.survived wilderness plane crash which his; wife, holds hand to his bruised face.as. he tells his'son, Mel, 21, "We lost Mummy, I'm Wircphoto) 1-ACT COMIC TRAGEDY. Worth tried to told get searchers he back to the plane with more blankets for his wife, but darkness and the snow blocked his attempt, i the night in the cabin? At dawn Monday he said, he' returned to the plane, but his wife was dead. Ike to Stop in Texas on "-V i Mexico Trip iWASHINGTON dent Eisenhower will spem rth'e night of Feb. 18.at Berg strorh Air Force Base, Austin .Tex., en route to Acapulco Mexico, for talks with Mex ico's new president. In announcing this today the 'White House said th President has no plans to visit Mrs. Eisenhower in San Antonio, Tex., or elsewhere on the trip to arid from Acapulco. This statement was prompted by reports in- San Antonio that the Eisenhowers would rendezvous city of their courtship. Mrs. Elsenhower is now in San" Antonio visiting friends before going out to Phoenix for a two-week vaca- tion at a health and beauty resort. Eisenhower will be the guest of Mexico's Presiden Adolfo Lopez Mateos a Acapulco, Feb. 19-20. Youth Shot Down, 'Body1 Whisked Off V at a market here watched in disbelief and growing htfrror Thursday night as a young man was shot down in front of the store, then dragged into the gunmen's car and driven-a way. WORD OF THE success the operation itself was r layed quickly to President 'his-personal physician, Maj. Gen. Howard M. Snyder, who was one of those in the operating room. About the time of. the re- port to the White House, Press Secretary James C. Hagefty again emphatically denied reports that Eisen- hower is sounding out mem- bers of Congress icgardmg a possible successor to Dulles A reporter at Hap.erty's news conference told him about a published report (New York Herald Tribune, colum nist Roscoe Drommond) that the President "is already tak ing soundings in the' Senat (Continued on Pg. A-3, Col. 6 We toBe WHERE TO FIND IT Southern California legis lators apparently are split the state water program. Se Page A-6. The disbelief proved war-i ranted. Minutes later, the car ,was stopped by highway patrol- men and its occupants ad- mitted the incident was a hoax, staged with a start- er's pistol and a handful' of catsup. The principals were two sailors, James M. Anderson, 19, and Dale C. both, of the' Navy 'hospital ship Haven berthed in Long Beach, and a civilian friend, Dennis J. Leach, 20, of Car- NoCollege Tuifion-- Pat Brown By MORRIE LANDSBERG SACRAMENTO WJ Gov. Brown today rejected a pro- posal by Legislative Analyst A. Alan Post to impose tui- tion fees at the University of California and state colleges. It would, he said, change Beach B-l. Hal B-9. B-9. D-2 to 12. C-6, 7. D-2. B-2. B-8. B-3. Shipping D-l C-l, 2, 3, 4 B-6. Tides, TV, B-10. Vital D-I 5. "ty or Wabash ce PERFECT 800 ON TEST Lakewood Senior's Score 'Impossible' There's Tittle chance ore rain for the Long Beac ea'.before the first of the Ike Declares State a Disaster Area as Water Rolls on TERRE HAUTE, Ind. he twin threat of. weekend ains and a unpredictable.ice am heightened the Wabash iver flood peril rolling clown oday toward a sandbagging rmy 'of 200 at West Terre iaute, in west central In- iana.1 Only fractional amounts of ain fell overnight in the looded Wabash Valley, but ains of half an inch to 2 nches were forecast for In- diana over the weekend. Gov. Harold W. Hartley's iffice said further iniorma ion from the Army Engi neers was 'being awaittd be- :ore any decision is made on whether to dynamite an eight mile ice jam in the Wobash northeast 6f Delphi, -in north central Indiana. President Eisenhower today declared the Indiana legions a major disaster area for federal aid. There, was no immediate allocation' of spe- cific federal relief funds. That will come later, after coniple- ion of a survey by the (Jffice eek, the weatherman; said xlay. A storm front moving down e coast from British Colum- ia probably will not hit the southland, he added. Showers during the .past veek raised the season rain- all total in Long. Beach to .25 about a ourth of the normal figure or this time of year. Cooler temperatures also are expected early next week ilong with the possibility o! ain. Today's low temperaturi vas 40 degrees. 5 Killed as Tug Hits Rock, Sinks VANCOUVER, B. C. The American tug Henry Fnss lit a rock during a gale and sank in Canadian waters to- day with apparent loss of five lives. Two men were rescued. The 90-foot tug, en route from its Port Angeles, Wash., base to pick up a at Ladysmith, B. log C., tow countered winds up to 7C miles an hour in the Strait of Georgia off .Vancouver Island. She went down about 5 a. m. All of those aboard were'residents of Port An geles. THE SAID they made up the "shooting" as a prank. Letting Anderson off near the market at 110 E. Carson St., the other two waite.d in the car until he -got in front of the: store, then drove up and fired a blast. from the blank-cartridge revolver. ......_ _......_______ Anderson fell to the hudgetj proposed a ;round, .clapping his hands the basic concept of freej'- higher education in Califor-K nia, and would be tike charg-', ing a tuition fee at grammar and high schools. Post, in an anlysis of the governor's to his head and smearing his' 'ace with the palmful of cat- sup he carried. WHILE surprised onlookers gasped, Baker jumped out, pulled Anderson into the se dan and they sped off. The two Navy men were de- livered to (he shore patrol Leach was released. Authorities today were pondering what, if any charges to file against the youths. annual tuition fee at UC, in addition to the present ncidental fee. He suggested raising the incidental fee at state colleges from to and adding a tuition charge. 'I AM NOT about to charge tuition at the Univer- sity and stale Brown told his news confer ence. The governor disclosed he (Continued on Pg. A-3, Col. 1 AP Series to Reveal Red China Daily Life What is daily life in Communist China really like? You have read about the strange "people s com- and about other Peiping-engineered changes transforming an ancient, tradition-bound society into something to Western eyes, portentous and chilling. Dr. Sripati Chandrasekhar, director of India s In- stitute for Population Studies at Madras, has recent- ly returned from six weeks of extensive travel 'in Red China. Gifted with an observant eye and a 1 scholar's'-detachment, he looked into every aspect of the "New China" and its much-advertised "great leap forward." From his visit to villages, cities, farms and com- munes, and his talks with officials and plain people, emerges a fascinating series of five articles dis- tributed by the Associated Press exclusively outside of India. It gives a revealing picture of events be- hind the Bamboo Curtain. Read the first article on Page One Press-Telegram next Monday. of Civilian and Defense Mo- jilization. A SANDBAG dike growing behind a breached. levee around West Terre Haute was ive blocks long and four feet high. The Hundred Naliona Guardsmen ordered in Thurs day as the core of a sandbag ging crew was reinforced with 30 prisoners from the State Penal Farm .at Putnamville and volunteers for a total of 200. The suburb has a popu- lation of A projected six-foot height for the dike was expected to hold back the 24-foot Wa- bash River crest predicted for Terre Haute Saturday. The river was out of its banks as far downstream as1 Vinccnnes. MEANWHILE, evacuated 'amilies in Logansport and Wabash prepared to return to heir homes. The Wabash also dropped rapidly at Peru, one of the communities hard- est hit by the mid-winter floods. In Ohio, the Maumee Riv er, after, overflowing in sev- eral places along a 20-mile stretch southwest of Toledo dropped back to normal after a huge ice jam moved into Lake Erie. Residents were returning to their homes in other northern Ohio communities. Hardest hi ROBERT '.Tough on Test Makers By WARREN WALTERS A Lakewood High School senior, Robert. Oilman, 17, has done the at the same.time made it tough on test makers. The husky youth came through with a perfect 800 out of 800 score on .the mathematics sections of the Scholastic Aptitude Test, termed one of the most rigorous college aptitude tests in the nation, A perfect mark on the test may have been scored be- fore, but no one has heard of it school officials here said. It makes it tough on the test makers. For technical reasons they design tests to Here's How Test Works Here is a sample of the type of problems Boh' Gilrhan an- swered to score a perfect 800 -1 ofln make it virtually impossible to get a perfect score. Nor' does young Oilman's test aptitude end there. He scored in the upper 1 per cent among the hundreds of thou- sands who took the National Merit Scholarship Test. The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) was taken by more than students in the nation last year. Average score on the test is 500. Long Beach students scored an average of 602 on the mathe matics, portion. r _ A a MANY TOP colleges iri th country require applicants ti take the SAT before they ar considered for admission. Th were Fremont, Findlay, War- ren, Van Wert, Paulding and Ottawa, but the overflows did not cause as extensive dam- age as the floods in January. test, administered by the Col Peak Searched for Missing Jet SAN BERNARDINO Search for a missing Air Force jet trainer was concen- trated today high on a slope of Mt. San Gorgonio, where a pilot reported seeing an ob ject in the. snow. The T33 jet, carrying two officers, vanished Tuesday on a flight from El Paso, Tex., to Norton Air Force Base here Aboard were Col. Harry G Moseley of Redlands, a noted flight surgeon; and Thomas W. Greenwood e Richmond, Va., the pilot. lutgers Ave., wants to be a ege Entrance Examinatio: oard, is also used as a basi or granting scholarships. Young Oilman, son of Mr :nd Mrs. R. D. 440 nswers below. 1. Into how many triangles, each 2 inches in area, can'a j-inch by 7-inch sheet of pa- per be cut? (A) 7 (B) 10 (C) 12 (D) 14 or (E) 28. 2. If a cube 2 inches onia side is painted black and then cut. into 1-inch how many of these 1-inch cubes will have 3 faces painted black? (A) None (B) 2 (C) 4 (D) 6 or (E) 8. (3) Two pulleys having diarti- eters of 3 inches and 5 inches are connected by a belt. How many revolutions per minufa must the larger pulley make iri order that the smaller make 240 revolutions per minute? (A) 16 (B) 120 (C) 144 (D) 400 or (E) 480. 4. A motorcycle, starting 25 eacher or to go. into, basic esearch in chemistry or nu- Conlinued on Pg. Col. 5) GENEROUS. Hie Nomber of Order, Wasn't H? (UPI) -i-Dr. John Zieglersent for a copy of federal govern- ment publication No. 15700, "Handbook for Emergen- cies." Two weeks later, copies of. the. publication arrived at his home. miles behind a truck, over- ook the truck in hours, f the average speed of the motorcycle was 60 miles per lour, the average speed of he truck was how many miles per hour? (A) 28 (B) 35 (C) 40 (D) 48 or (E) 50. (Answers: 1-D, 2-E, 3-C. 4-c; Weather- dew tai continued coot tonight. Some Ugh Nom   

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