Press Telegram, March 2, 1959

Press Telegram

March 02, 1959

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Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - March 2, 1959, Long Beach, California RUSS AGREE TO FOREIGN CHIEF TALKS TWO TAKEN IN TWO KIDNAPINGS Soviets Insist on Summit Conferences Khrushchev Says MacmiNan Parley Aids Cold War Thaw MOSCOW Soviet Union renewed today its cal for summit talks on Berlin and Germany, but said it wil take part in a foreign minis ters' conference if the West is not yet ready for a meet- ing of the heads of state. The U. S.S. R. suggested either the heads of state or the foreign ministers should meet next month in Vienna or Geneva, 'agreeing in ad- vance to complete their work in two or three months. In addition to the Soviet Union, the United States, Britain and France, Moscow said, Pflland, Czechoslovakia and East and West Germany should participate. The Soviet position was set forth in notes delivered just before Prime Minister Mac millan of Britain conferred in the Kremlin with Premier Khrushchev. They talked foi nearly two hours. In a speech to Soviet tele vision viewers, Macmillan de clared it was possible to achieve improved relations between Britain and the Soviet Union "if we can maki a start and go forward by step." He added: "Agreement on one thin] leads to agreement on an other. It's the first step tha counts. That's why I'm here.1 HE URGED that the tw nations "avoid acts whicl disturb the existing positio anywhere in the world to th other's disadvantage." Khrushchev expressec pleasure tonight over his talk with Macmillan. As a result he added, Britain and the Sov iet Union are better prepare for an attempt t'o end thi Cold War. Macmillan declared Britai is "well content with the talk we had here. We hope the will lead to clarifications i negotiations to come." The two leaders ilici sfp.ieinenis at a lavish vecep lion in St. Hull 1'iu KHRUSHCHEV again pro- posed a nonsggression pact with Brkair and Macmillan answered: "I am prepared to agree now if it is specified that all disputes between the two {Continued on Pg. A-2, Col. 3) U.S. Capitol Now 53 Pet. Negro WASHINGTON The nation's capitol now is more than half Negro. Commissioners for the Dis- trict of Columbia reported to Congress today that Negroes now make up 53 per cent ol the population; as comparec with 36 per cent in 1950. The total population was reported about static, at 000. The metropolitan area including sections of Virginia and Maryland, however, was reported one of the fastesi growing urban sections in the nation, with an estimatec population of two million. Police Solve One, Still Look for Infant Twin HOME The Finest Evening Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., MONDAY, MARCH 2, 1959 Vol. LXXII-No. U PRICE 10 CENTS CLASSIFIED HE 2-5959 28 PAGES TELEPHONE HE 5-1161 EDITION (Six Editions Daily) MRS. RUTH FLORES, 35, of Ontario, weeps over 8-weck-old son, Aaron, whose twin brother, Eric, was abducted Saturday night by a woman babysitter. WAYNE MURRAY JR., 7, drinks a glass of milk in the home of Sheriff's Deputy Del Anderson (left) in Bishop after he was rescued from alleged abductor. THEIR HACES lighting up with joy, Wayne and Kath- ryn Murray receive news that their kidnaped son, Wayne, Jr., had been found Wirephoto.) WHERE TO FIND IT The Coast Guard today be Ban investigating Sunday's collision between a Norwe gian oil tanker and the luxury liner SS Constitution. Stor> and pictures on Page A-3. Beach B-l, Hal A-9. A-9. B-6, 7. C-5. Death B-2. A-8. B-3. Shipping C-5. C-I, 2, 3, 4. A-4. Tides, A-fl. B-4, 5. U. S. Set to Back Ike on Berlin-McElroy WASHINGTON ather untenable one in cas tary of Defense McElroy said today the United States is prepared to make good on President Eisenhower's pledge to "not yield one inch on our rights in Berlin." The Berlin issue came up at a House space committee meeting during a discussion of whether the United States might some day change its policy and become the first attacker. Rep. James Fulton (R-Pa) wanted to know whether in view of the tough-appearing Russian attitude on'Berlin the United States is adequately protected in a firm position and "if not, should we mobi- lize in whole or in part." McFXROY SAID the mat- ter had been under "specific consideration" by the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the State Department. Rep. John W. McCormack the House Demo cratic leader, drew from Me Elroy the comment that "our policy is that we will noi attack first." McCormack called this "a f great emergency." Notin VTcElroy's mention that U. S policy was based in part o American public opinion, h :aid "public opinion doesn win war." McElroy said the.we-don't trike-first policy .has been se >y the executive but "whethe hat will always be true i something else." HE ACKNOWLEDGED tha 'rom the military standpoin t makes things tougher "be cause we are not aggressive. Also, as McElroy it, the United States policy "not to attack the bi weapons first." He did no explain that remark further. In another phase of th U. S. Soviet relations, Ser Frank Church (D-Idaho) pn posed that the United Stall seek a stop-gap agreemen with Russia to halt nuclea tests in the earth's atmo phere. Attempts to contr tests underground, under w ter and in outer space wou be left to future negotiation Church said such ne (Continued on Pg. A-2, LOS ANGELES xlay hoped for some clue at would lead them to an ling, kidnaped baby and a aby-sitter who wanted a lild of her own. The boy is one of twins orn just eight weeks ago to widowed mother of six chil- The infant1 has been issing since early Saturday -om his home in suburban 'ntario. The mother; Mrs.-Ruth lores, 35, went out Friday vening and when she re urned shortly after midnigh ic twin, Eric, and the baby itter were gone but her othe ve children were still there Mrs. Flores told police thi aby-sitter, a woman about 2! 0 30 years of age, had iden ified herself as "Ann %Vil ams." But police have beei nable to locate anybody by nat name and believe thi was not her real name. MRS. FLORES said th woman had offered to baby it for her, had told her sh vas unmarried and saic Isn't it too bad a single worn n who wants a baby and ca upport one can't adopt one? The widow said her bab las a severe cold. Throug police she made this'plea Take good care of my bab> Watch his cold -and pleas' lease bring him back to me. 'he baby's formula w; jroadcast. At one point during th anxious waiting for news Mr, Mores collapsed in an hyste; cal condition. She was wi( owed last June. Her husbam bseph, was killed in a welt ng accident at their home. BUT FOR another Souther California woman fears ha urned to joy. Her kidnape boy was rescued by officei rom a former mental patien [Continued on Pg. A-2, Col. 5 Tiny Texas Woman Mother of Triplets DALLAS Job Charles Jones, who weigh less than 100 pounds and 1 feet 10 inches tall, gav jirth Sunday to triplet girl The infants all weighed les than three pounds. They wer resting well in a hospital in cubator. Mrs. Jones and he husband, an auto factor) worker, have another daugh ter, Susan, 8. Weather- Low clouds and fog late tonight and early Tuesday. Mostly sunny Tuesday and slightl; cooler. Ford Plant o Close March 20 Ford Motor Cp.'s Long each plant will.e'nd produc- on March 20, but employes ave the opportunity of trans- erring to another factory, the local plant, 700 Henry ord Ave., will be leased or old for other industrial pur ,r' The' 'abou IB March 20 move was made y J. O. Wright, Ford Divi ion general manager. Long Beach's assembly Derations will be consoli ated with those of the com any's plant at Washington nd Rosemead Blvds. in the 'ico-Rivera area. Wright noted it is about a ,2-minute drive, via the free vays, for local personne ommuting to the Pico-River plant. the latte actory is producing onl vlercury models. After th Vlarch 20 move, the plan vill start assembling bet he Ford and Mercury. Approximately ton Beach hourly employes, th .otal regular work force, ma avail themselves of the trans 'er opportunity. There will b i two-week "brief furlough jefore they report for worl The Long Beach plan which occupies a 70-acre sit >egan production in 1930. Th ico-Rivera plant, whic opened in 1957, is'three time arger. SOBERING EXPERIENCE 17 Aboard C47 in Brazil Crash RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian Air Force C47 with 17 persons aboard crashed ate Sunday near Salvador. Search parties could not de- termine whether there were any survivors. The plane was on a flight from Rio to the Atlantic port :ity 750 miles to the north- :ast. Most of those aboard were military personnel. U. S. Hits Ominous Borrowing Barrier (Editor's Note: There Is growing concern in Washing- ton about the Treasury's difficulties in managing a record national debt'of 286 billion dollars. This is the first of four articles assessing the situation.) By FRANK CORMIER WASHINGTON Sam is having trouble bor- rowing the billions he needs to stay in business. No one doubts he'll get the money he requires, one way or another! The'question is: What price will he have to terms difficulty and pos- sible inflation? If the price gets high enough, a financial crisis could develop. Treasury officials say'they're optimistic but their concern is apparent. The government's plight was dramatized last month when nine billion dollars of loans supplied by private lend- ers came due. Like any harried debtor, Uncle Sam asked his creditors to renew the loans. As encouragement, he offered them new and more generous terms. The corporations and a choice. They could renew their loans for one year and collect 3% per cent interest or renew for three years and get 4 per cent. Historically, these interest rates are very high. In some cases, they were more than double the rate paid on the original loans. Nevertheless, two billion dollars of loans were not re- newed. The lenders wanted their money back. Uncle Sam had expected a sizable demand for cash- but not this much. He didn't have the funds to pay off the maturing loans and was forced to -make an emergency This meant he was able lo get all the credit he needed only on the second attempt. He had expected to get enough the first time. It was a sobering experience for the world's best credit risk. What went wrong? There can be no precise answer since (he result repre- sented decisions by scores of lenders who didn't put their reasons in writing. Treasury officials are inclined to blame "technical fac- tors." However, they concede some of the responsibility belongs to these 1. Fear of rising interest rates in a period of economic recovery. 2. Fear of Inflation. If an investor believes inflation is the "wave of the (Continued on Pg. A-2, Col. 3) Signals. Faint but Rocket Believed OK AF Discoverer I Thought in Orbit Over Polar Course INGL'EWOOD Air Force thinks its Discoverer I rocket may have gone into some kind of is simply having trouble raising its voice enough to let-.the world know for sure.' Authorities say 'tracking stations have picked up 'sporadic signals which tend :o confirm-that an orbit'has seen attained." Discoverer I, the firsl space vehicle aimed into an orbit which would carry it over both the north and south poles, was launched Satur- day from Vandenberg Air Force Base, 170 miles north of Los Angeles. A NAVY SHIP 900 'miles south of the base received faint signals from the bullet; shaped missile shortly after it was fired. Then, for hours, there was nothing. Officials speculated some- thing may have gone wrong with the radio equipment in the Sunday night the Air Force, ballistic missile division here reported: "Additional study of data, received for a- period after liftoff supports the accuracy of preliminary information about l.aunch trajectory and orbit injection. Tracking stations have since picked up random signals qrt the frequency of the Discov- erer's radio beacon, which approximates the predicted position of the satellite." "ALL the Air Force said, "tends to confirm that an orbit has been attained. "Attempts to track the sat- ellite are the an- nouncement said. "Additional contacts should assist in de- fining the precise orbit." Of the random- signals re- ceived so far, authorities said, the most reliable were picked up by tracking stations at Edwards Air Force Base, (Continued on Pg. A-2, Col. 6) Worried Bob Hope Flies to N. Y. Medics HOLLYWOOD gets help from specialists, now says Bob Hope, "I'm Folsom Convicts Save Trapped Youth AUBURN, Twenty prisoners rescued youth who fell over a cliff Sunday and broke both arms while hunting gold. Max L. Toorop, 20, of Hay- ward, was carried out of an American River canyon on a stretcher by prisoners from the Iron Mine Camp of Fol- som Prison. He was reported recovering at Placer County Hospital here. doing whatever the doctor tells me. I've got too many places to see." Eye trouble threatens to come between Hope and the IN NEW YORK Hope will see Dr. Algernon Reese, an nternationally known spe- cialist on the ailment. He may also visit a Boston eye clinic. After Hope's return from places he wants to see. He Europe, doctors said he had will fly to New York by jet- liner today to see a Columbia University specialist about the ailment. The comedian suffered a blood clot in his left eye dur- ing a Christmas holiday trip to Europe to entertain U. S. servicemen. He says vision in the eye is now going fuzzy. Hope said physicians have told his wife he may lose full vision in the eye unless he apparently ruptured a blood vessel in the eye. He was or- dered to take it easy, but he continued working. Saturday night he taped a sketch for a television show, and, he said, "I got a little careless. I jumped around too much in rehearsals. When it came time to go on, I got dizzy and lost my balance. "I just made it through the foot by foot it scared me." Plan New Attempt at Moon Shot CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Iff) Army missilemen went back to work on their lunar- probe rocket today after fail- ing Sunday night to launch a. satellite past the moon and into a solar orbit. The 76-foot rocket, Juno II, stood poised in floodlights for a half hour and the firing crew had progressed to with- in minutes of target time when the shoot was post- poned. No reason was given officially, but it was learned that a power failure caused the decision to scrub. Another effort could ba made tonight, Tuesdayp or. Wednesday while the moon is in favorable proximity to earth, miles away. After that, a month's delay would be necessary until the. moon again swings into the correct position. AH that the National Aero- nautics and Space Admini- stration would says about tha postponement was that it was due to "technical Red Cross Drive Opens Today-Do Your Share ;

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