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   Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - April 3, 1959, Long Beach, California                             DEBBIE OKs QUICKIE DIVORCE Private Marriage for Lii, Eddie, Probably May 11 NATO MINISTERS TOUGH BERLIN ACTRESS DEBBIE REYNOLDS greets her son, Todd Emanuel Fisher, 13 months, at International Airport in Los Angeles as she returns from Europe. She told newsmen she has no objection to a quickie divorce that will clear the way for her ex-husband, Eddie Fisher, to marry Elizabeth 4 in Area Linked to New Harbor Communist Push .'Undercover agents have linked four Long Beach area persons to a scheme to lead a major Communist in the Southland, Congressional probers charged Thursday. Agents infiltrated a Communist network in the har- bor, area and obtained the Reds' innermost secrets, said a 120-page report of trie House Un-American Activitie: ommittee. The Southland Reds ving the party a. Turnout in School Vote Light light turnout of voters was reported this morning in the; election to select three rhefnbers for the Long Beach Unified School District Board of Education. of the district's 239 polling places recorded the light turnout, according to Tim Baker, administrative as- sistant in charge of the elec tioii. ;Results of the. election should be available by p.m., today, Baker said. V U of Long Beach Ayilon, Signal Hiil and parts of takewood may vote from 7 :a.m. to 7 prm. today tc select candidates. Although the voting affect some from kindergarten through college level, an average of less than J5Vper cent of the eligible voters usually turn out' to cast ballots. PERSONS uncertain abou which of the district's 23 polling places is their votin place may consult thei sample ballots or call th Board of Education electio office (HE 6-9931) for in formation. Incumbents seeking re-elec tlon are Walter H. Boyc Laban H.- Brewer, and Dwigh C..Sigworth. Other candidate are Marvin R. Allen, aircra! worker; Lilas E. Dach; house wife; Burlcn E. Duncan; Ralp R. Gordon, businessman Abraham B. educator; Hector C. Lillesve teacher; Robert N. Menge upholstering business owne Vincent T. Neunuebel, sales man; and Camillo Wilde teacher. '-Bars within the district wi not be closed during, electio" hours, Baker said. 'A 195 amendment allows bars to re main open-in District Schoo Board elections.. Weather- Low clouds and coast al fog tonight and early mostly sunny Saturday. Slightly cooler Saturday. Maxi- mum temperature by noon today: 80. are 'new for the push, said pbrt.: The report the committee detajlet ow agents conducted a two ear. investigation to bare ie structure of the Commu st Party in Southern Cali Drnia. The report was issued multaneously Thursday in os Angeles and Washington LAS VEGAS ec- ;tatic Elizabeth Taylor and Eddie Fisher today made plans for a private wedding hat'probably will take place May 11.. "No one will know about t until it's the joyful actress told a reporter friend Thursday night. "We are both very grateful to Debbie." She was referring to Deb- >ie Reynolds, Fisher's wife, who announced Thursday she would not oppose Fisher's de- sire to get a quickie -Nevada divorce so that he could marry Miss Taylor. "I wish Liz and Eddie hap- Debbie said as she arrived in Los Angeles after a transpolar flight from a movie location in Spain. 'THE NEWS made Liz and Eddie, so happy that they, lit- erally jumped for joy. A'; re porter told them of Debbie's statement while the two were at the a week dude ranch that Miss Taylor rents while Fisher performs nearby Urge Stern l Defiance 6f Russ Goals Hear West Stiffens Negotiating Line for Geneva Talks WASHINGTON" The North- Atlantic. Council' con- cluded its debdte on the-Ber- line crisis today with one foreign minister after another calling for stern defiance of Soviet efforts to drive the West out of the divided city. The Western powers were reported to have stiffened their policy line for negotia- tions with Russia beginning at Geneva May 11 on the Ber- lin dispute and problems of German unification and Euro- pean security. The 15-nation council in the second day of its 10th anniversary conference here fhe Southland's Finest Evening Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., FRIDAY, APRIL Vol. 52 PRICE 10 CENTS CLASSIFIED HE 2-5959 1 40 PAGES TELEPHONE HE 5-1161 HOME EDITION'' (Six Editions also developed support for proposals to Russia that ma- chinery be created for direct negotiations between Com- munist East Germany and West Germany over unifica- tion problems. GIUSEPPE lian foreign PELLA, minister, Ital said NAMED AMONG the top eds were Long Beach-area isidents who were said to ave concentrated their 'forts on the water front in le party's "Harbor Section." hey are: Henry. Steven Utrecht, 62, f 1341 .W. Wardlow He is a member of the Inter ational Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union and addition to being active in abor, he has engaged in and upported the activities of the ndependent Progressive 'arty, Long Beach :ouncil, Long Beach Anti'dis- Continued on Pg. A-4, Col. 1] news. I knew, all along that these suggestions are being kept secret since "it is clear- Debbie would consent Just (Continued Page A-4, Col. 3) Fire Damages Store on BeHflower Blvd. Fire and smoke cause leavy damage to the stock and fixtures today, in 'a 'shoe tore at 2153 BeHflower Blvd Fire fighters were.forced.to use masks to enter the store he retailers' outlet of Stand ard Shoe Manufacturing Co. Dense clouds of smoke at racted thousands, of- persons :rom the Los Altos Shopping Center, directly 'across from he burning store. at the Tropicana Hotel. "Liz is said Fisher, "she's jumping all over the room. I'm grateful hat .Debbie did this." Then Liz got on'the tele- jhone and said: "I'm so happy almost passed out. at the this could be done in a non- governmental all G e r m a n committee. West German Foreign Min- ister Heinrich von Brentano is understood to have told the United States, Britain and France that his govern- ment would be prepared to approve some kind of low level; talks with East German representatives of problems of- arranging free elections throughout Germany on con- ditions that the talks were ordered by the United States, Britain, France and Russia. A NATO spokesman said a number of ideas and sug- gestions advanced by various foreign ministers to be used in the forthcoming talks with the Soviets will now be col- lated and sent to a working group, of technical specialists meeting in London April 13 to prepare for fhe East-West talks, the spokesman said IN MORE PEACEFUL TIMES The Dalai Lama, Tibetan god-king whose escape into India was confirmed tQday by Prime Minister Nehru, is shown with Nehru during a visit to New Delhi in 1956. The Dalai Lama is expected to be granted Duncan Plea Fails; DeathSet Tibetan Exiles Hail Dalai Lama Escape 2 Drown, 3rd Lost in Waves .WELLFLEET, Mass; Two men drowned, a third was missing and four other fishermen swam ashore safely through 20-foot waves early today after the Boston fishing vessel Paulmino went aground on a sandbar in a heavy rainstorm. The bodies of the cook, Charles Piazzi, 25, and crew- man Joseph Panto, both of Boston, were recovered .and taken to a funeral home. Miss-: ing was the skipper of the 83-foot craft, Angelo Marino, 42, of Everett. y not to our advantage to put our cards on the table." t IN THE CONCLUDING ses- sion on Berlin, nine repre- senatives followed each other in supporting firmness. Von Brentano was quoted as saying the liberty of Ber- lin is the liberty of Europe (Continued on Pg. A-4, Col. 1) Eliza- beth Duncan, a jealous Mother who didn't want her son to married, was sentenced :oday to death in the -gas chamber for hiring two men .0 strangle his pregnant bride. Mrs. Duncan, 54, showed no emotion as she stood to lear the judge's sentence. Superior Judge .Charles F. Slackstock pronounced the sentence after turning down defense requests for .a new trial and for a reduction ofi the penalty to life imprison- ment. 11 MRS. DUNCAN'S son Frank, 30-year-old Santa. Bar- bara attorney, was at her side as she was sentenced. Mrs. Duncan's execution By WATSON SIMS NEW exiles today hailed the the Dalai Larna into.India after a perilous flight from the Chinese Reds. he'still i; their god-king. Prime Minister Nehru con firmed to a cheering Parlia merit that .the 23-year-oli Living Buddha, of Tibet ha reached a haven in Indi three nights ago, an escape r'st announced by Peipin :adio Thursday. "Yes, he is in good health, said.' Indicating th AF Radar Plane in Fatal Crash ARGENTIA, Nfld. U. S. Air Force Constellation of the Atlantic radar patrol crashed and burned on land- ing at the Argentia base Thursday night, killing one several others of the 24-man crew. U. S. Air Force officials re- fused to give the name of the dead or to say exactly how Housewife C I Saves Girl From Fiend OAKLAND Ufl An Oak- land housewife Thursday night rescued an 8-year-old girl from a man who had dragged her into his car. A few hours later police arrested Alexinder M. Gul- bransen, 38, at bouse painter, and booked him for investi- gation of attempted kid- 3alai Lama will be give uick asylum, he promisee hat the refugee will be trea ed with great respect Prayers of thanksgivin date was not set; An auto- napmg. matic appeal will be carried to a higher court. El Toro Flier 'Chutes Safely as Jet Blasts EL Marine Corps fighter pilot ejected safely from his supersonic jet when it exploded in midair at a.m. today over Dana Pt. Maj. Thomas A. Coleman, 36, of VMF 334 landed near the craft, which crashed and disintegrated on the Moulton Ranch 10 miles southwest of man and severely injuring his base at the Marine Corps Imany men were injured. released. Air Sation here. The pilot was plucked out of brush'Covered .hills by a Marine helicopter examined at the base dispensary, then FAREWELL TO AN Still trim as a college athlete, 65-year-old Capt, Leon (Deke) DeLong gets a heart-warming farewell from fellow pilots at, Minneapolis after his last flight for-Northwest Airlines. DeLong, who won his wings as a World War I pilot, was with the airline 28 Press Wirephoto.) J? t The girl, Pennie Bright, was not harmed. Police said she ,vas partially disrobed in the struggle. Police gave this account Pennie and a friend, Chariot :iark; also 8, w.ere walking lome from a Brownie1 meet ng. Charlott turned in at her iouse_ and Pennie continue< on toward her home. JUST THEN Gulbransen drew up in his car and askec Pennie if she wanted a ride 3he declined. The man seizec ler and dragged her kicking and screaming into the car. Charlott saw what wa: happening and called he mother, Erna Clark. Mrs Clark" rushed out, yanke remier of Tibet now in New Jelhi. "There is .only one egat and constitutional gov- ernment of Tibet and it will always be wherever the Dalai Lama is." Nehru said the Dalai Lama crossed the border in north- east India north of the village of Towang, about 500 miles north of Calcutta. Towang las the largest Buddhist mon- astery in India. The Dalai Lama and his party of about 50. are now approaching Towang. Well-informed exile sources (Continued on Pg. A-4, Col. 5) Goes Aloft at Canaveral 'Second Rocket Fired on Short-Range Test CAPE -Fla. roaring Titan ICBM, he United States' powerful ntry in the war rocket-race, vas fired aloft today on the tart of a third short-range light test. The 90-foot weapon, first. f the more-advanced "second eneration" missiles in the U.S. arsenal, was aimed oward a patch of Atlantic water some 300 miles from he cape. t The launching, which came p.m. EST, was the bird apparently successful last-off of the missile irT66 ays in a top priority program o make the Titan operational within a year. 7 THE MARTIN rocket, which las E range capability esti- mated as high as mjlis, poked like a. flowing bullet as it rose steadily aloft The rays of the sun bounced; off the 'gold-tinted rocket" as it climbed. The two-stage, .11 Q-tort rocket blazed straight up for some 60 seconds before curv- ing high in A puffy vapor trail then appeared as the missile hit the colder con- fines of the upper atmos- phere. A flashing tail of white .fire was in sight-for minutes before the missile faded'out of view. FOR THE THIRD time': in the test series, the secern! stage, which stands about 36 feet, was dead. It was ed with thousands of galWnij of water for ballast highly potent rocket fuel. Topped by a stainless steel nose cone, "the Titan will impact in the At- lantic, all in one piece, if all went well.. WHERE TQ FIND IT Right or wrong, Nikita Khrushchev is always right, Expert Sees CoBd Vaccine in Two Years CHICAGO expert today predicted a vaccine that will prevent from 60 to'70. per cent of gl! probably will be available within the next two years. Dr. Thomas G. Ward, pro- fessor of virology at the Uni- versity of Notre Dame, said he believes a vaccine can be developed against "an accept- able proportion of the com- mon colds." He said 75 to 80 per cent of common colds are caused by despite mounting skepticism L group Of viruses or a group among thinking Russians. of bacteria of the Last of the series on Page cus tvpe A-7. Beach B-l. Hal B-7. B-7. C-2 to 11. 7. C-12. Death B-2. B-3. Shipping C-l. D-l, 2, 3, C. A-8, Tides, TV, D-8. Vital C-l. B-7. B-4, 5. Your A-2. type. Vaccines made from dead or.tamed viruses can be'itv- ected into the body and de- velop resistance' against viruses. Ike Flies to Form -7 for Rest, Speeches WASHINGTONCW ident Eisenhower is flying by helicopter to'his Gettysburg, Pa., farm, today for a. week- end of rest and speechmakinf. The President will the spring convocation' of Gettysburg College Saturday in what the billed as an important speed) on the international tituatipa. -.X   

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