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   Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - April 28, 1959, Long Beach, California                             PANAMA SAYS CUBAN INVADERS MASS ;fc ifofcSJp SET IN A ROW Mrs. Vivian Volk, 35, of Buffalo, N. Y., holds '..James and Sandra, her fourth consecutive set of -..twins, born Sunday. The hospital said odds on such a thing were at least 100 million to one. Mrs. Volk and-husband, Joseph, research director for a building firm, also have one child not a tvv.in.' Claim Hired Force Set to Hit Beaches OAS in Voting Aid to Halt Insurrection PANAMA charged Monday night that hired fighters are massing in Cuba for more invasion at- tempts to overthrow Pres- dent Ernesto de la- Guardia. Minister .of Government Jose D. Bazan told the Na- tional Assembly that two or :hr'ee more invasion boatloads are being prepared in Cuba, to bring to "about- 400 the number of Cubans attempting to invade Panama." The gov- ernment claims ''the Cubans The fount Evening LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., TUESDAY, APRIL 2S, Vol. LXXIl-No. 73 PRICE CENTS CLASSIFIED HE 32 PAGES TELEPHONE HE 5-JU1 HOME EDITION (Six Editions Daily) Herter m Paris, Sees Allied Unity on Berlin Crisis PARIS S. Secretary of State Christian A Herter arrived' from Washington today to help wrap up Western proposals on Germany for the Geneva foreign ministers' conference with the Soviet Union. are hired by Panamanian rev- olutionists. Bazan indicated that his in- formation about more invad- ers came from three captured members of (he first landing Cubans and 4 Panamanians who' landed on a deserted beach on Panama's east coast Saturday. Three were drowned in the landing, including the Panamanian commander. hree and Batter Today for Stuck Dog OWASSO, Okla The fate of rock-bound Little Richard, 'coon hound stuck tightly nearly five days in a crevice of a rock embank ment, appeared today to resl with a tiny Tulsa man -or "last resort" dynamiting. i "We've got to get him 'ou today or said Larr Wilson, the dog's owner. "A veterinarian said he probably can't last.the day unless we Albert Leeds, 37, volun teefed to try to squeeze hi 60-pound frame inti the harrow fissure in .an al tempt to free Little Richarc The dog became trapped las Thursday night wpile chas ing a raccoon. "HE (LEEDS') offered t help if he could get awa from his said Don Da .vidson, Wilson's bu sines partner. "We thought h could give it a try. If he can do anything, then dynamitin willbe a last resort." .Wilson said what the res cue effort ne6ds apparent] is an expert one who knows just what e feet the dynamite have. BLASTING was abandone early in the rescue attemp of harming Little 'Richard. 'Rotary drills and jack-ham- mers have been used on the thick rock. Workers ground .to" within two feet of the rhound when they quit at mid.- night, but Wilson said the pace wasn't fast enough. drills and hammers won't he added. "The rock is just like soap. They've made holes all over the rock but it won't crack or crumble." In a brief arrival statement, erter said he is confident the West will approach' the Ge eva meeting "with unity nd firmness of purpose." He referred to disagree- ients among the Allies over roposals to be made to Rus- ia, "It is wholly nat- ral that the Western coun- ries should regard the ques- ions to be discussed with the >oviets from somewhat dif- erent points of view." But he said he has .'no body of the invaders had oc- cupied and packed the town of Nombre de Dios Monday after an advance of 35 miles along the coast. He gave no details of damage to the town or its people, but said National Guard troops were patrolling off the coast df the area. In Washington, the Council of the Organization of Ameri- can States voted unanimously today to help Panama stop the invaders. The vote came after spoke's- THIS IS HOW HE DID IT Doug Kibert, 8, poses Monday in the bullet-riddled truck in whicfi he and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Matt Edward Kibert, were riding when it was'sprayed, by gunfire from ambush at Jonesville, Va. Kibert was killed and Mrs. Kibert wounded but Doug managed to steer the truck several miles for doubt the Western'Allies will agree wholeheartedly" on he position they will take in HERTER WAS. greeted by .ouis Joxe, secretary general 3f the French Foreign Minis ry; Ludovic Chancel, French protocol chief; Amory Hough- S. ambassador to and W. Randolph :on, U. rrance; Surgess, U. S. ambassador to NATO. Herter stepped from his four-engiried Air Force plane and walked easily down the amp. He had a broad smile and warm handshakes for the welcoming party. With the aid of crutches he walked over to a group of photographers behind a po- lice barrier and posed for several minutes. Then Herter went into an airport reception room and made his statement, first in slightly accented French and then in English. He touched on his birth of American parents in Paris 64 years ago, saying "I feel "a personal attachment to this beautiful city and it is always (Continued Page A-5, Col. 1) men for every nation in the including Cuba, lad condemned the invasion. Action of the council means it will put the inter-American peace machinery to work in stopping the advance of an 80-man invading force. Panama had appealed for invocation of the western hemisphere treaty of mutual assistance. IN ADVANCE of the OAS council 'attiori. Sen. George Smathers (D-Fla) quoted Pan- ama's President Ernesto de la Guardia ,as, saying, the- out- break, led by Panamian revo lutiohists, is "enormously se- ious." At a news conference the senator called fdr. delivery of American planes to the OAS to help block the force al- ready ashore, and two de- stroyers to head off an addi- tional force reported being readied in Cuba. The State. Department ex- (Continued Page A-5, Col. 1) f ernodo Passes Over Clinton, Aric. CLINTON, Ark. A tornado passed over Monday night and winds from the' storm blew roofs off sev era] homes and caused wide- spread minor damage. State police said the funnel never ground. Weather- Early morning fog Wednesday, but mostly sunny. Wanner Wednes- day. Maximum tempera- ture by noon today: 71. Solons OK Mrs. Luce as Envoy WASHINGTON The Senate by a" top heavy vote today confirmed Mrs. Clare Boothe Luce's jipmination is ambassador tolBrazil. The roll call vote was 79-11 Approval .of the nomination climaxed a long and bitter fight by Sen. Wayne. Morse (D-Ore) against the appoint ment of the 56-year-old play- former "congresswom- an and former jjmbassador to Italy. MORSE, in a; final appeal, urged fellow Democrats, to oppose her on account of a 1944 campaign: speech in which Mrs. Luce' charged that President Franklin D. Roose veil "lied us into war." Sen. Everett Saltonstall (R supporting the nom- ination, said he visited Mrs. Luce's off ice. when 'she was ambassador to Italy and thai he never had seen an ambas- sadorial office run more ef- U. S. Bids to Settle Strike at NBC Net NEW YORK mediators sought to- day a strike of engineers and technicians at the National Broadcasting Co. which knocked, its' tele- vision and radio networks off the air for two hours Tremors Probably Hit in S. America NEW YORK earth tremors about rriiles from New Yd'rk prob- ably in South America were recorded today by the Ford- ham University, seismograph. The quakes were registered at a. m. (Est) and ficiently. Sen. Javits (R-NY) made the same point, remark ing that her .service in. Rome was "most creditable." Despite Morse's bitter op position, the outcome had ap peared assured in advance. Sen. Richard L. Neubergei an outspoken admir er of the late -Franklin D Monday. _; The Federal Mediation 'ind Conciliation" Service sched- uled a meeting between NBC nd the National Assn. of roaocast Employes and echnicians Both elevision and radio tech- icians walked out. Union members Monday re- jsed to handle video'tape for iave Garroway's "Today" rogram, scheduled for the  n comment on the strike vot but had indicated earlier tha American's flights would no be interrupted in the event o a strike at the center. Silent on Kidnaping POPLARVILLE, Miss, iv. J. P. Coleman balked oday at discussing the kid aping of a 23-year-old Negr< harged with raping a preg ana'white woman "because don't want to tip our hand: Coleman said he had some easons for thinking the cas will be broken, hut. he de clined to discuss his reason when questioned by newsmen n Jackson. The grim, detailed searc! 'or the eight or ten men wh dragged M. C. Parker from his cell at the Pearl Rive ounty jail last Saturda; went on with-FBI agents 'i reeling the hunt. Coleman has termed th case premeditated murder an says the state will prosecut accordingly. This could brin execution of the guilty. FBI AGENTS were tight ipped, sticking to policy o not revealing progress an developments in an investiga ion. Little could be ob tained from local and stat authorities about the probe. young white mothe Parker was accused of rap ing said Jhe kic napping was "terrible." "I'd prefer he had a trial she said. The victim scoffed at ,th idea the Parker was abducte to spare her humiliation o being cross-examined by Negro defense attorney. "I wouldn't have minded she said. "I would have gon right through with it." Mississippi law forbids pub lication of rape victim names. Fox Den Collapses Bounty Hunter Kilted CALEDONIA, Mich. 34-year-old man suffocated Monday when a fox den in which he was hunting ani- mals for bounty collapsed. Carroll Lewis Burgess had killed the mother rox and thyee cubs and apparently had crawled back into the den in belief more animals were there when the earthen hole collapsed on him. ke Seeks s m .abor Bill WASHINGTON ent Eisenhower told Repub- can congressional leader oday that he wants a better abor regulation bill than th ne aproved by the Senate. .The leaders reported thi fter a conferenc with the President. House GOP Chief Charle Halleck of Indiana callet be Senate measure "grossl nadequate." The party's Senate leade Everett M. Dirksen of Illinoi: eferred to the measurt as vatered-down version .o what is needed to stamp ou acketeering in the labo ield. t BOTH HALLECK and Dirk en predicted that Eisenhowe at his news conferenc Wednesday will express th iope the House will strengtl en the Senate bill. Action in the House is no ikely- before June. Hearings on the Senate b: iave been started by a Hpus abor subcommittee 'and a expected to continue aboi 'our weeks. Some membe estimate it may take anothi month after the hearings a: closed to get an agreement o bill. The Senate measure, spo: sored by Sen. John F.. Ke nedy was approvi overwhelmingly last wee The vote was 90-1, but som senators who voted for made it clear they feel.-t is inadequate. Slated to Testify, Cripple Forced to Take Blame1 LOS ANGELES WV-Police say a witness in a narcotics was kidnaped Monday ight and beaten and kicked ntil he agreed to take larrie himself. Officers booked two men MI suspicion of kidnaping and ought a third. ROBERT, H. MERMAN, 21, rippled employe of a metal- la ting firm, told officers this tbry: He was scheduled to be a witness against Donald Fri- ell, 22, arrested Sunday in a larijuana case. Monday night rother, Garry .L. and a third unidentified) man seized him t a service station' and drove im to the Fridell home. They seated him in a chair n the garage and for 35 min- :tes'kicked him in his crip- led'left leg, beat him and' truck him in-the face.-They old him repeatedly: "You'd setter testify the marijuana xloriged to you 'and not to Donald." FINALLY, when a pair of scissors was jabbed under his nose, he agreed. They let him go with the admonition that f he didn't take the blame 'others will take care of you." Bierman who asked that lis address be lome, pondered for several and called police. Fri- dell and Giannini were jailed. 23 Japanese Saved; in Tunnel 40 Hours MIHORO, Japan UP) Twenty-three Japanese con- struction workers were res- cued today after being trapped in a tunnel at a construction site for nearly 40 hours. The workmen came out un- harmed. 'Rescue teams had worked around the clock since the tunnel entrance col- apsed Sunday. Plane Strut Fads, Barely Misses Boy LOS ANGELES (Jf, An airplane strut crashed through a garage roof Monday, and missed an 8-year-old boy's riead. "I thought it was a said the boy, Stavros Kefa- lianos, who was playing in the garage. The boy was treated for shock. Police said they'd try to find the plane that dropped it. SISTERS IN HOSPITAL 30 Cats Found ,Ruling House at San Matep SAN MATEO relatives today sought to have two elderly sisters removed from a house overrun and ruled by more than 30. cats. Emily McDonald, 73, and her sister, Alice, 70, were removed from the cottage to the Community Hospital for observation Monday. The humane officer came for the cats, and found they and their families had gained the upper hand during the 32 years the sisters had shared the small cottage. HE SAID HE FOUND every room and closet of the two-story house occupied by cats. Their filth covered the sinks and bathtub and broken toilet. Holes were gouged in the door after years of scratching to be let in or out. Alice McDonald admitted to the officer that the had "ruined" thfc house, but said they, were her invalid sister's pets. Police and humane officers had gone to the house it the request of relatives who feared for the womep'i health. '-S   

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