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   Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - April 10, 1959, Long Beach, California                             Royal Newlyweds HAITIAN REBELS KILL PILOT, GRAB AIRLINER AT CROWN PRINCE AKAH1TO, his Commoner bride, Michiko the West Room of the Imperial Household building in Tokyo after they reported itheir- marriage to Emperor Hirohito and Empress Nagako.in a formal INCIDENT MARS PARADE in Fdrsake Pay Boost, Steel Leaders Urge Union Head Flatly Rejects Plea for l-Yr. Pact Renewal PITTSBURGH Wl Top producers of" the basic steel industry today proposed to the United Steelworkers that the current contract covering Wages and other benefits be continued for another year. USW President David J. McDonald flatly and prompt- ly rejected the proposal., Twelve basic steel-produc- ing 'firms suggested in a let- ter to McDonald and the union 'that present steel wages and other benefits be confinued for an additional year. The letter urged that the present -contract, signed in 1956 after a.34-day strike, be continued "in order to com- bat inflation, unemployment and foreign competition and to create greater stability in the steel industry." The Soutldand't Finest Evening Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., FRIDAY, APRIL Vol. PRICE 10 CENTS CLASSIFIED HE 44 PAGES TELEPHONE HE HOME EDITION (Six-Editions Daily) Lethal Drama as Royal Pair Wed .TOKYO (AP) Millions of jubilant Japanese re- jdiced with parades and picnics today over the prece- dent-breaking marriage of Crown Prince Akihito to a beautiful commoner who will one day share the ancient Salvaged Bomb Blast Fatal to 34 Mi A 500> pound salvaged bomb explod- central Luzon fishing and the Phil- Service said ai persons were killec and'many others injured.: ThVreport said most of the 'children between years old. Many of those injured were fragments in thei expressed fear the deithttoll may reach 50. Man} farJuUei reported some-rnjss service said fish ermerj-had taken the boml from a sunken ship in Lin gayen Bay and were takini it apart to use the explosiv fishing. Many of thos killed. -were standing aroum watching the operation. The" explosion occurred nea Da'gufan, in Pangasinin Prov incjXThe report said of 34 verified 'dead, only 12 'wer recognizable. Blast Kills 4, Destroys Ship SALyADOR, Brazil UP> of a cargo of jr flarriniable asphalt destroys freighter Uruba killed four crew mem bersSn the Port of Ilheus to we have had our executive Chrysanthemum Throne. Celebrating throngs walked IB streets of flag-bedecked okyo long after a gpld-en- rusted carriage had carried le radiant Michiko hoda, and her prince to their ub'urban residence. Thousands jammed motion- icture bars and estaurants. Some spread box unches along banks of the mperial palace moat. Others headed gfor concerts and night-time lantern parades. s ONLY AN UNEMPLOYED youth, Kensetsu marred the day- McDONALD PROMPTLY ssued a statement which said: "I want to point out that this proposal has been made even before meetings of and our international wage policy committee; I re ject it out of hand." The industry suggestion was made in a letter ad- dressed to. McDonald arid made public here by the in- dustry. It- was -sighed by four men who have been designated as negotiation representatives for the industry. The letter said: ong led celebration, the throng FAMILY OF OARWN GROVE SPACEMAN :.VV' ".Trie wife 'It Malcolm S. Carjfieriter pose.in their Garden Grove.honie.Thurs- day after Carpenter was revealed as one of seven Americans picked as candidates for space flight. Fforn left are Candace, 2, sitting on the lap of her mother, Rene; Kristen; 3; Mark Scott, 9, wearing an aviator's helmet a couple of sizes too big, and Jay, pictures, stories Page Ar5. He electri- along the newlyweds' processional route millions more watching on hurling a stone at Akihito from the crowd. When it missed, he burst (Continued on Pg. A-8, Col. 1) WHERE TO America's FIND IT seven spacemen eye challenging future with confidence. Story on Page A-5. Beach' B-I. Hal B-9. B-9. D-2 to 11. B-IO, 11. D-l. Death B-2. B-8. B-3. Shipping D-I C-l to 5. Tides, TV, D-12. B-9. B-4( 5. LIMOUSINE RACE Princess and Brigitte Meet, Off and Running 'LONDON chauffeurs raced their big black limousines along the wide highway into Lpndon Thursday night, with first one ahead and then the other. In.the back of each auto sat'a beautiful young woman, apparently oblivious to the speed that often touched 80 miles an hour.- The cars slowed for a traffic light and halted along- side; Margaret and Brigitte Bardot stared over at each other, .THE LIGHTS and the royal limousine swept ahead. It beat the next traffic light, and Brigitte's }ost.-the race. "I don't know if she knew said the sexy little French film star later. "But she looked at me very hard. I was presented to her two years ago at a royal film performance in.London." princess was returning to London from Windsor Cistlt. the actress had arrived from Paris to make a film.. "We believe lhat it would be wholesome for the 'econ- omy if the scheduled nego- tiations-could be anticipated and a' settlement be reached now which would assure the nation of continued steel pro- duction. "Such action would enable our customers to purchase their steel so as to permit a more normal growth to re- place the artificial bulge of synthetic demand and a sub- sequent period of decline and dislocation." THE LETTER was signed by R. Conrad Cooper and R. H: Larry, both of U.S. Steel; H. C. Lumb, of Republic, and John H. Mor.se, of Bethlehem. McDonald in recent months has bee'n talking "of a re- duced work schedule to cre- ate jotis for steelworkers he (Continued on Pg. A-8, Col. 3) 4 Children Perish as Home Burns PITTSFIELD, Mass. The four children of Mr. and Mrs. Perry Pasquini perished early today in a fire which swept their 12-room wood frame house. The Mrs. Maria Pasquini, 40, leaped from the roof of a first-floor porch when a fire department lad- der extended to her burned as she was about to descend. The 42-year-old father or the victims was found on the sidewalk in a dazed and shocked condition. Mrs. Pasquini was taken to St. Luke's Hospital with burns. Her condition was de scribed as serious. PASQUINI also was hos- pitalized, but his condition was not considered serious. The victims were Linda, 1- Deborah, 2; Carol, 6; anc Perry Jr., 15. Mrs. Pasquini's mother identified as Mrs. Mosca escaped safely from her apart ment in the rear of the story resilience. Remo Giacomoni, 26, i lodger, also escaped un harmed. Find Dope Haul in Bank Box NEW Y9RK UP) Heroin valued at a half-million dol- lars on the illicit market has been found in a bank's.safe deposit box. The discovery, police dis- closed Thursday, stemmed from a previous raid on an apartment where worth of'the drug was seized At that time police also fount keys to three safe deposil boxes. After obtaining a court or- der, authorities opened the boxes. Two yielded nothing nit the narcotics was fount n the third. Arrested Thursday was Louis Landi, 34, who has been free in bail in an Eas rlarlem narcotics case. He was booked anew on a chargi of illegal possession. Landi had rented the de posit boxes under ah as sumed name. Police said thi were found in a room of Landi's partner, Fran] Russo, after the earlier raic WIFE'S ALL FOR IT Grove's Spaceman 'Born for the Job1 A Garden Grove flier with a burning desire to pioneer on a grand scale" Thursday was chosen as Strike Hits AilofU.S. Rubber Co. one of the nation's first spacemen. Landslide s End of Village DECAZEVILLE, France UP) A huge mountain slide: edging forward at the rate ol four inches a minute, is crushing a small village near here. About a million cubic yards of earth and rock al ready have tumbled into .'he village of Lesting in southern France, crushing half a dozen homes, damming a river ant covering a main road- with several feet of earth. All 60 inhabitants of Lesting mostly coal miners, have Veen evacuated. The slide started Thursday Third Captive Flight of X15 Successful EDWARDS AIR FORCE] BASE, Calif. rocket ship made its third successful captive flight here today. Locked under the wing of an eight-jet B52 bomber, the XI5 was taken aloft at a.m. today and was in the air one hour and 19 minutes. The Air Force said all equipment and systems ex- cept the rocket engine of the X15 were operated to simu- late actual flight conditions. The XI5, designed to take a man to the fringes of space this summer, is expected to make a glide, test soon; On this flight, the X15 will cu loose from its mother ship and glide back to base with out power. Scott Crossfield, North American Aviation test pilol was in the. X15, as he ha been on the previous flights As on the earlier flights the B52 crew consisted of Capts. Charles C. Bock and John Allavie, both of Council Bluffs, Iowa. He is'.'Lt. Malcolm S. Car- penter, 33, of 11911 Timmy Lane, air intelligence officer aboard the Long Beach-based ircraft carrier Hornet. "He was born to be a pio- bearfied his attractive blonde wife, re- ceived reporters at the Car- penters' Garden Grove home "I only wish I could 'be with him when he goes." The Carpenters have four in age from to 9. FOR THE NEXT two years Carpenter, who.' is now in Washington, and six other Mercury Astronauts will be assigned to Langley Research Center in Virginia. There they will receive the most in tensive training ever given an American serviceman. At the end of two years (Continued on Pg. A-8, Col. 4 MALCOLM CARPENTER 'One of Seven Over Island; Co-Pi lot Forced to Fly to Cuba by 6 Passengers SANTIAGO, Cuba Haitian rebels killed the pilot of a plane high over Haiti Thursday and forced .the pilot at gunpoint to fly them Lo eastern Cuba. Among the 32 persons' aboard when the rebels whipped out pistols was American, George Sailing, 58. There was a brief but fierce struggle between' crew and, rebels and the pilot, Eberli Guilbaud, was killed. The rebels forced the plans to land at Santiago, Cuban headquarters for the Haitian revolutionary movement. Cuban officials said the rebels made their move short- ly after the plane took off from Aux Caves, in southern Haiti on a short flight to Prjrt Au Prince, the capital of the Negro republic 170 miles southeast of Santiago. ON -LANDING here the revolutionists asked political asylum of Fidel Castro's Cu- ban government, which 'al- ready harbors some of eading political foes of Hai- ian President Francois Du- valier. The Haitian government was expected to demand re- turn of, the plane and ..ajl- aboard, -and particularly of trie seven rebels to face .pun- ishment. But it was' generally assumed'.tKevieveii-wouJd' W allowed to stay in Cuba, al- though the government made no immediate announcement Cuban officials said both military and civilian passen-. gers were aboard the plane. It was not known whethef- any of. the others joia'. the seven known rebels in asking to stay in Cuba. SIX WEEKS AGO the Du- valier government canceled air exit visas for Haitians.in' NEW YORK (Pi About production workers of he U. S. Rubber Co. struck today at the company's 8 plants across the nation. A company spokesman said he workers walked out after midnight after negotiators here failed to reach agreement on union demands for im- irovements in fringe bene- its. The proposals include >ensions, insurance, sever- nce pay and a supplemental unemployment benefit plan. A spokesman for the union, :he United Rubber Workers, said the union seeks to bring ts fringe benefits up to those enjoyed by the United Auto Workers. He did not elabo- rate. Wages are not an issue THE STRIKE followed the midnight expiration of the union's contract with U. S. Rubber. Contracts of other members of rubber's big four an apparent; move to prevent therA from joining the "Hai- tian Revolutionary Front" in Cuba.. Duvalier charged that .op- ponents of his .regime were being given military training in Cuba, presumably with the idea of launching an. armed invasion of Haiti. Santiago is the headquar- ters of Louis DeJoie, a leader. [Continued on Pg. A-8, Col. 3J India Plane Shpf Down by Pakistanis KARACHI, Pakistan UB--' Air force sources said twin-engine jet plane was shot down by a Pakistani Air Force plane'near Rawalpindi today after the jet refused to land. Hours later, in New Delhi, the Indian Ministry announced Goodrich April anc 15. The struck plants are in Los Angeles and Santa Ana, Calif.; Chicago; .Mishawaka, Indianapolis and Washington, Ind.; Eau Claire, Wis., Phila- delphia, Pa.; Painesville, Ohio; Detroit, Passaic and North Bergen, N. Woonsocket and Providence, R. I.; Chico- pee Falls, Mass.; and three plants in.Naugatuck, Conn. In East Los Angeles workers left their jobs. An- other 200 'struck at the Koy- lon foam plant in Santa Ana. Weather- Low clouds tonight and early Saturday, bat mostly sunny Saturday. Little change in temper- ature. Maximum temper- ature by noon today: 72, Defense that an Indian Air Force Canberra jet was missing. The defense ministry said the jet had failed to -'et-jrh to base after a routine flight.' It added that the Canberra was not armed and carried a two-man crew. A spokesman said no further statement would be possible in New Delhi until full details made available in Karachi. OFFICIALS HERE mum but unofficial said the downed plane wu indeed an Indian Canberra jet. They said both men aboard it were safe, but bad suffered fractured They gave this account: The jet was sighted flying over the .city of Gujnit in West Pakistan, heading ,fpr Rawalpindi. The; -Paktetaol air force plane and ordered the jet pilot to land at Gujrat refuted to do to and was shot down.-   

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