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   Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - April 14, 1959, Long Beach, California                             TIMING DEVICE OFF AF Give s Up PI an s to Recover Satellite SOVIET JETS BUZZ 2ND U.S. BERLIN TRANSPORT THE AIR FORCE hasn't released details but this artist's sketch gives the basic idea of how U. S. airmen in Hawaii.were to attempt the midair catch pf instru- ment package from Discoverer 11-satellite, launched Monday-from Vanden- berg Air Base. The.package was to be fired backward to counter .orbiting speed, then fall toward earth. Parachutes were to slow it down and Flying Boxcars would try to catch it on trapeze bars. The plan was abandoned today. Brown May Call Special Session on L A.'s Smog By MORRJE LANDSBERG LOS ANGELES Brown disclosed.today he may call a special session of the Legislature next year on air pollution.' he intends to do so unless there is "some dramatic improvement" in smog conditions. And he hinted auto exhausts rhay be one of his targets. The problem would be sub- BULLETIN WASHINGTON Iff! Government space experts gave up today plans to try to recover, a capsule from the Discoverer II satellite. The Advance Research Projects Agency said that tracking reports from Dis- coverer II indicated the planned recovery of the capsule was not now fea- sible. It.will therefore not .beattempted, the announce- ment said. Roy Johnson, director of the agency, said something went wrong in the timing apparatus in the pound vehicle. BUT SHE WON Lakewpodite Out on It cost her more than but. a determined Lake wood woman beat a parking ticket today. Mrs. Esther Wolffi 63, showed up in Traffic Court in Detroit with a summons advising that her husband, Otto, 65, would be arrested if he did not appear. The Wolffs are former residents of the Michigan :city. Mrs. Wolff informed the court that neither she nor her husband were in Der troit when the parking of- fense occurred. However, they had sold a car there, she said, and apparently the. license tags had not been changed. 4 CASE DISMISSED, said Traffic Referee Andrew C. Wood. justice wasn't only motive, in. shelling out for a round-trip plane ticket, Mrs. Wolff said. When the summons arrived, she figured this a good time to visit a 'daughter still residing in mitted to the Legislature when it meets in February for ts budget session, restricted jy law to finance matters. Brown .told of his plans for 'urther state action against smog'in a speech before.'a Los Angeles Town Hall luncheon. He hew here on a statewide speaking tour. Earlier in a breakfast talk in Santa Barbara the gov e'rnor spoke out against spe cial interests he said have not been paying a fair share ol taxes. He singled out race tracks, beer and oil indus tries. Discussing the smog issue iiere, Brown noted bills going through the Legislature now direct the State Departmen of Public Health to set stand ards for clean air by nex Feb. 1. 4 HE DID NOT specify the measures he may seek in thi special session but an aii explained it would depenc on the finding of the healt department. In his speech, however Brown left the Strong im pression that he also woul consider steps against po' lutants from auto exhausts He said, he hoped that urgen demands on Detroit .wi have brought. tangible proj ress by February on ari ant smog exhaust device, adding "I am sorry to have to sa that to date the automobi industry has shown far to much' concern for chrome an VAND'ENBERG AIR BASE Discov- fer II, a satel- te, was in polar, orbit today, arrying in its nose cone, a pace capsule the Air Force opes to catch in the air near :awaii. The recovery experiment ay be atternpjed today. The capsule was described as miniature of the type that someday ..may. be used to parachute men pace stations. Boy, Force Craft to Go Down, Then Depart State Dept. Vote Formally Rejects Limit on Altitude BONN, Germany viet planes have buzzed an American Air Force transpor n another incident in'.an ai corridor to Berlin, the U. S Embassy disclosed today. An embassy.spokesman said two Soviet jet fighters narassed an Air Force double- decker propeller transport on its way back from a routine cargo delivery flight to Berlin April 3. .The incident occurred a week after Soviet fighters riad-buzzed an Air Force CI30 turbojet transport on both legs of a round trip to the Communist surrounded city. The C130 was. Hying at Feet, and the Russians con- tended Allied planes must fly at feet or less in the air corridors West Berlin and West Germany. THE EMBASSY spokesman The Finest Evening Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., TUESDAY, APRIL Vol. 61 PRICK 10 CENTS CLASSIFIED HE 32 PAGES TELEPHONE HE 5-1161 HOMfj EDITION (Six Editions Name Herter lawmakers Hail Return of Egan as Envoy to Paris Parley Medical Experts Evaluating Dulles Recovery Chance WASHINGTON Secretary of State Christian Herter rather than ailing Secretary John Foster Dulles represent the United States at a meeting of western foreign ministers in Paris be- ginning April 29. The conference will pre. back from gave this account of the April 3 incident: _ The big military version of :he Boeing Stratbcruiser was flying at about feet when two Soviet jets came up from behind and began cruis- ing, each about 100 feet from a .wingtip of the American plane. The Russians fliers -then swapped positions, one going over and "the other going u'n der the transport. The Amer- ican'-pilot'reduced altitude a Discoverer II was launched rom this West Coast missile Monday while across he nation -fellow scientists were experiencing a disap- pointment. At Cape Canaveral, Fla., he Air Force tried unsuccess- little. This seemed to satisfy hospital aunching vehicle, Vanguard tage failed to ignite on schedule. Officials at the Cape [Continued on Pg: A-4, Col. 2) pare the West for negptia; tions with Russia on the-Ber- lin crisis at Geneva next month. Announcing this, the State Department also disclosed to- day medical experts have been called to discuss Dulles' condition at Walter Reed Army Hospital this afternoon. Press Officer Lincoln White said .a statement would' be made after the meeting. THE PHYSICIANS who will meet'are those, saidi "who have the course of the secretary'! ill ess" White said he assumed the medical consultation would be held in Dulles' quarters at the the Soviets, for they flew away. The whole encounter lasted only a few minutes. The embassy spokesman charged the Soviet jets with "very dangerous maneuvers." He said American and Rus- Dulles is suffering from abdominal cancer. He re- urned to the hospital sudden- y last Sunday from Florida, where he had been resting after radiation treatments lere. Dulles appeared haggard nto orbit .from a single power Air Safety Center in and worn on his return, and ully to put three satellites sian officers at the four- Berlin .had exchanged verbal II. But the Vanguard's second protests, each accusing the 3 Skiers Survive Night on Rainier LONGMIRE, Wash. Three lost skiers huddled in a snow cave, slapping each.oth- er to'keep warm and singing to keep up spirits, survived a frigid .night high on Mt. Rainier. Ulla Samyik, Ryfelt, 35, and Einar Sto'rakers, -30, all of Seattle, had'worked their way down to the foot level of the mountain be- other's fliers of dangerous air tactics. J. W. BEBUROV, chief spokesman of the Russian Embassy in East Berlin, com menting on the incidenf, indi- cated- Russia is standing by {Continued Page A-5, Col. 1) Germany's Defense Minister in U. S. De fense Minister Franz Joseph Strauss of Germany arrived here today to review the Eu- ropean military situation and the Berlin crisis. Secretary of Defense Neil ALASKA'GOVTAND MRS. WILLIAM A. EGAN Board Plane in Seattle for Flight Back to Juneao Dad Forces 7, to Gulp Whisky LOS ANGELES MV-A 7- y ear-old boy accused his father, today of pouring half a pint of whisky, down his throat for refusing to eat Jailed with his wife, Ethel, 43, on suspicion of child beat ing, James R. Sams, 40 denied it and told police: "I got five kids and they all love me. Every' one of; After the alleged whisky incident at their apartment, police said, Sams and his wife went to a skid row bar on E. 5th St. A relative said they financed'a spree with a gov- ernment life insurance check for the death of Mrs. Sams' son by a former, killed dur- ing Marine Corps service. Patsy Ann Sams, 11, called police to the apartment. James, 7, was. taken ,to Cen- tral Receiving Hospital. Doc- tors pumped his s'tdmach and treated bruises on his cheeks, temples and neck. (Continued Page Col. 1) but unhurt. fore they were found Monday McElroy welcomed the Ger- afternoon. They were hungry here has been much specula- ion since that he may shortly resign as secretary. t THE ANNOUNCEMENT that Herter will attend the Paris session instead of Dul ies was not unexpected. Of- ficials hadv said that Dulles was counting on sufficient re- covery to be able to represent the United States at the East- West foreign ministers con- ference beginning in Geneva May 11. But there had been little, if any. expectation that he would be able to make the (Continued on Pg. A-4, Col. 2) JUNEAU, Alaska but lively, .William.A, given only a 50-50 chance-to live when flown to Seattle for emergency surgery 12 weeks ago, returned to Alaska Monday and was cheered by the first State Legislature.- About 32 pounds under his normal weight, but speaking strongly and walking .with a quick step, the 44-year-old Democratic governor told a joint session and packed gal- lery: man cabinet minister at the airport. Solons Vote Presidential Primary Ban SACRAMENTO bill to abolish the presidential primary in California today went to the Assembly, after squeaking through the Senate. The Senate approved it Monday 21-18, the bare mini lum. Republicans Swift Berry of Placerville and Randolph Col- lier of YrcKa joined 19 Demo- crats i'j. passing the bill by Scn.: James A. Cobey (D Only seven Democrats voted against the bill, which Gov. Brown called "a step backward." The bill provides for state central committees to select delegates to national party conventions. At present vot- ers select delegates at the primaries. "I can't begin to express tiow wonderful it is to be back in Alaska." s s IN A speech, interrupted three times by standing ovations, Egan told the lawmakers that he would be able to devote only a few hours a day to office work and therefore Sec. of State Hugh. J. .Wade would con tinue as acting governor. He said he would have to return to Seattle soon for relatively minor gallstone sur- gery but gave no estimate ol when he would assume ful duty as the 49th state's chief executive. Egan entered a Juneau lospital just two hours after >eing sworn in as Alaska's first elected governor Jan. 3 Complications followed Jan. 6-operation here and he was flown to Seattle for ab dominal surgery. to Resume Vacation WASHINGTON .MV-Pres ent Eisenhower left by plan oday to resume his v; on at Augusta, Ga. The President's plane too ff from Boiling Field. A hel opter brought him from th White House to the airfiei eek Release if itle Report Negative Outlook Seen From Mosk on State Claims By HARRY IMCUI ta Tht Prtu-TMwam SACRAMENTO The new. ate Lands Commission is luilding .a fire" under the tomey general's office to peed up a long-delayed de ly will be ress-Telegram' was told Jpy n informed source today. By this, it.was implied that [osk will advise the: co.rjfr; mission against suing toC as- ert possible state claims to several oil-rich holdings now in private possession. THESE INCLUDE proVsr- ies of the Union Pacific So., e n e r a 1 Petroleum, Ford rfotor Co., and Southern (Cali- fornia'Edison. This source, ibwever, said it is highly lik'e- y that at least one cbmmis'- ioner, State'Finance Director Bert Levit, may be reluctant o take such a "negatiy.e7' ecommendation at face value. Levit, a lawyer, is report- edly ready to question such a recommendation closely. If he should.influence the com- mission to sue to enforce doubtful state claims, the re- sult could .be a prolonged egal: battle with millions of dollars worth of oil at stake. THE REPORT, due April 30, stems from 1957 legisla; tion directing the Lands Corfi- mission to settle the question- able boundaries of Long Seach tidelands, from which :he state derives half the "oil and gas revenues. The Union Pacific, General Petroleum, Ford, and South- ern California Edison holdings are near the boundary of the city-owned property in which the state holds an interest. If the pending survey deter- (Continued Page A-5, Col. 2) I fILL 'ER UP' Norman Shiftman, 5, of Santa Barbara, ;iises, an eyedropper to feed his pet, humming bird that perches on his thumb. Siri'oe finding it orphaned, Norman has been feeding the tiriy bird honey and fish food. They're fast friends 'yj   

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