Press Telegram, May 1, 1959

Press Telegram

May 01, 1959

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Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - May 1, 1959, Long Beach, California MRS. LUCE QUITS AS BRAZIL ENVOY Ike Regretfully Accepts Decision- After WASHINGTON: Boothe 'Luce' .quit ambassador to" Brazil because of' her -public row. with Sen Wayne Morse Preside'ht, Eisenhower; re gretfuily announced her deci sibn after an.hour's talk with her at the White House. In a' lett'er to the Mrs. Luce said: 'I'ltis'no longer possible.for mf to accorhplish the mission which you have entrusted fo me' .Presidential Secre; tary James''G.'Hage'rty told 'a hews conference that, Eisen: hovyer sought to Mrs. Luce herrlc I decision to i letie'r. gives the reasons ''why' felt she1, could not her de-: said. MRS-'. solemn-faced, stood, as he announced'Jier decisibh. '-She refused to make any com- ment on her decision other than that set out-in her letter. The Finett Evening Newspaper UONG BEACH12, CALIF., FRIDAY, MAY Vol. 76 PRICE 10 CENTS CLASSIFIED HE 2-5959 JfcTPAGES TELEPHONE HE 5-1181 HOMf I EbiTioiNS (Six Edrtiom Daily) Godfrey Told Hunt 6r of >'-t'i' in. Q7OO ainer 'NEW' YORK; Her letter said the "climate of good will. Was poisoned by thousands 'off words'! of ex- traordinarily ugly charges against .my ..person, .and-of o_f :'the mission i was undertake." C -She did not Sen. Morse byname, but she noted "the author of Day irrrfiahy lands today with these charge's" is'also chaif- rtian of a Senate subcommit- tee, which handles Latin American, affairs. 'Morse tried' to block Sen- ate approval of her' appoint- defeated- ;by.. a vote iri her'favor Tues- day. v. _ .''.'..-r X' A FEW': HCfJRS after} this; uproar, b'y. saying iri.New York her troiibles, began-when 'Morse -in the head by a horse" iri 1951.' Morse '.called; her. rema.rk proof .'she' was not fitted Jfor the' diplomatic post. "He. irh plied she was unstable men tally. In summing up her decision (Continued on.Pg. A-8, Coll .2 TO FIND IT 1 M am ie.' Ei s enh'pwe Thursday entertained children of former Presidents' at the White House. See Page A-5. 8y. Associated Press Workers celebrated May vs' giarit .parades and festivities agai backdrop oi; inter- natiohai tension. ComrAunists staged ral- ies in Tokyo and some1 ;b'ther capitals in the non-Commu- nist-world! 1 ional parade in Red Square saw a.beamjhg Premier Nikita Chrushchev taking the salute shortly' after being: awarded Lenin. Peace. Prize 1958.' might ca'me ense Rodion Ma: I i t j.the :para'de ;i'as a'r 'to 'western- ers booking fo'r.hew weapons "Our true .fo the motherland; artd. on guard all -over the Malinovsky said. "They are ready to give a de-: structive to: any who try to obstruct the productive work of the Socialist Soviet A ban'on taxing, of defense plant, inyerftpfies'is ex- pected to jack up county sources predicted today as finishing toiicHes were piit on the 1959-60 prelirninary--budget. Arthur Godfrey, was told today that the rembveii; from his chest Thursday .was: cancer- ous, He made ho special comment- on the news and seemed, t spirits, .ac: fp a h'ospital an; niauncernent. A 'midmorhirig' report from le C .it) 1 u m b i an "_ f'Mn was taken rpm the .recpyery rojcrai to his the" Hafknesi morning] "Hj doctors Stateci that his is ent.ireljr--satisfac- erf School HOUSTON 'W> A riot ji-oke out at; a- board meeij ng v n, L-AJdin late Thursday' nighf in a'dis- involvirig a dry treasury. members sufferec miriorcUts Jjefqre 60 sheriff's deputies -broke up the affair board called the emer ;ency meeting after teachers voted a second time in two weeks not to' work 'without pay.i The system s without funds. But Frank G.: Bonelli; chair? man of 'the-County'Board of promptly coun- ered that, the 'boost would my "dead "This is totally unrealistic nd completely-out of proppr- he'1 said.' ''Undoubtedly hything -that would justify a 0-ce'nt increase iji our county ax'r.rate' wo u I'd reveal ;cons id- .THE THEME. Beach 'Hal B-7. B-7.. ClaislfledV-Pages to 10. C-8, 9. C-12. Death B-2. B-3. Shipping A-9. C-l to 6. C-lt. Tides, TV, D-l. B-4; 5. Your A-2. stress 'defense. big.: rockets 'proudly veiled 'last year. Instead an artillery "show was called'bj Moscow Radio -the "most awesome" high light of the It described "antiair- craft fac- tories.arid twin-barreled self- propelled guns capable of hit- ting Variything on earth or in the> :The. tensest demonstrations were in divided Berlin. More than Berliriers turned out rally before ihe the Parliament building burried down by the Nazis in 1933. It is just 300 yards from Communist East Berlin. union leader Walter Reuther told the cheering (Continued on Pg. A-8, Col. 4) .THREE, BOARD members seemed to .to' resign topk refuge-iri.Va rest room afte two of theni received mino cu.ts in a; brief, fight with citi zehs. :Seyeral 'persons .rushec to 'the high school auditorium two'board merh bers from the platform .an. struck them with chairs. Richard: Gas, board presi dent, said the seven-man board should quit. The injured m'embers wer Robert, L. '.Whitmarsh anc Harry Arrimons.' The thin West minority members, Carl H Tautenhahn, escaped behin' the. stage. They refused t resign and the flareup fol lowed. for PROBATION VIOLATtD fit ASSURE YOU there wil >e no. fat when'. we.-: ge hrpugih' The present basic tax rat per assessed an all-time rec ord. Main reason for the antici lated increase' is a recen State Supreme Court rulini which government from-taxing -federally pyyriec inventories withp.ut a specif; inventories.! Los Angelas million woul provide 7 million in taxe's. UNLESS THE Legislatur acts by May 15, Los Angele County must repay 7 millio dollars tax a ready.: has been spent despit the fact ".it was' .paid iinde protest. _ r '.This must be somehow, say. And 'the. only way: to id it is raise taxes.-as much' a .40 cents oh-, every as sessed valuation, (they. cdd. Last supervisor granted a and that he. has" been dor n'g-.fine in. postoperative re- oyery.' i ha s been told the re- ults'of the pperation and had ,o special, comment about it. "He was described as being n. good -spirits." .'THE IJHjpSPrrAL plans I to ;sue .repprt .twice, each .day in r, the.' broadcast! ng star's ond i t at 10 a.'rii and the >perati'ye night .'press i represenUtiye for iodfrey'i said .the .'enterUiner asked a doctor sur- FROG HUNT BARES PIT i. Poljcernah'f Get Lead on Auto u' LOS ANGELES rookie blank'- in tte with'''ai shotgun, liy in critical condi--; tiqn today as fellow officers staged an all-out hunt forYiis' assailants. They think they may have gotten'a lead oh them this morning. James D.' O'Hara, -73; said :WQ ifnen crowded his car ;he curb and demanded his c e. y s.. He surreptitiousry, dropped them in the grass, then said he couldn't find them. THE MEN drove.away in their own light .green sedan 'that matches bf he car sought.. Robert .Cody-..was shot Thursday morning.. An :.heard.the shot ran to the scene and fired :hree times at tlte men. as Jjey roared away, in a 'green sejiah, with }lates. The second officer'said may have wounded the driver. removed -the entire ma- ighancy and. that ;he. replied: 'Yes, We. think we did." During morning' God- his wife, Mary, were visited prsey, his awyer and associ- Dr. Thomas R. Jack- son, Va., the family-.physician; -On seeing De prsey, who tias -suffered .two- heart at- tacks, Godfrey asked, "How do you "I'M- FEELING fine. 'How does it De Orsey asked. "It, hurts like. God- frey replied. Later Godfrey asked: for the morning newspapers and .aft- er, reading the: stories about "Isn't that nice'A -De'Orsey was quoted saying "Godfrey looks won- derful and his responses are fantastically'good." Thie 55-year-old, redjhaired raido and TV star, who un- derwent five-hour surgery MRS. WOllAM-" MEYERS noids her. 3 shows newsmen a 109- fopt-.deep discovered, in the back yard of '.the: Meyers', home in ALHAMBRA The pet frog of little Denise Meyers may have, saved her life. Mrs. William Meyers, moth- er of Denise, discovered (Continued on Pg: A-8, Col.' (Continued on Pg. A-8, Col. 1) 120-Day Term Given to 'Ding Dong Daddy' -f ANGELES (CNS) the 18-times-wed "Ding Dong Daddy of-The D Car Line" was sentenced to 120 days in county jail today for violating probation by getting married twice in two years. Superior Judge Bayard Rhone meted out.the sentence against Francis H. Van Wie, 72, who served six months in county jail in 1953 for bigamy. A condition of the former to San Francisco streetcar mo- torman's probation was that he not take a new bride for seven years. THE JUDGE warned Van Wie that the same terms of probation will apply when he is released from is he. can't get married again until next year. When Van Wie was arrested April 3, he was living with lis -JSth wife, Mrs..Minnie Reardon, 81, at Whittier. He :ook her as his bride iri San Diego last Aug. 31. His 17th wife, Mrs. -Jane 73, was married to Van Wie in Lodi on June 15, 1957. She disclosed this after a warrant was issued'for Van Wie's. arrest when he failed to make his monthly report his probation officers. Mrs. Pucket said she hadn't known of her bridegroom's marital ventures and an nounced she would have their marriage annulled. But not Mrs. Reardon Van Wie. 'He is the best man I ever' cried the little gray- haired woman. "You couldn't ask for a better man." a potential death pit 109 feet deep in their' back yard while she was searching -for the frog. She poked a stick into a small hole, .'thinking the frog might be hiding there: There didn't seem to any bottom .to the hole. The city engineer's office sent men who lowered a fish line.. The weight stopped 109 feet down. j "Denise.. has been playing here since, she was a year Meyers: said. "You can't imagine how glad I am we found this -hole. We don't know what; caused .the. hole iut Denise must have- been near it many, many times. "Thinking back to a tragedy that occurred 10 years ago in an abandoned well in nearby San Marino, Mrs. Meyers said :'We could have had anothe: Kathy Fiscus story right .in our back yard." AFCosfon Academy WASHINGTON MV-A re- port to .Congress accused the Air- Force today' of-' spending ar more than authorized for onstruction of the new Air rqrce Academy and of pro- eeding with million-dollar irojects without al consent. The' G'eneral THIS IS NO TIME FOR TRAIN ro M EARLY HopiUg they checked ihe'right train schedule, ease a house across the tracks at La Crosse, .Wis., Thursday, In the foreground, youngsters keep in case a "tpectacular" occurs.'P. S.: The movers made it. Dad Tosses Son, 3, From Sixth Floor NEW YORK fathe threw his -3-year-oid son ou of a'sixth-story window of hi apartment today and then jumped out polio reported. Both the father am the boy were in serious con dition. Horace Haynie, 34, of Lon; Island City, had been actin: strangely, his wife, Lee Ann told police. Haynie and his son, Abra ham, both landed in a soggy landscaped area. The fathe suffered cuts -and possibl internal ..injuries and the bo a broken right leg and a cere bral concussion, Haynie, a laborer, and hi wife have six children. their month-bid ,'eU'ugh! in Her. doctors Accounting fiscal watchdog'agen- cy for said .ulti1 mate costs of the new school at' Col orado Colo., may nal'ce.ilihng; set by Congress. So report- said, Congress has authorized 139 million dpllars to construct and equip'the academy. But, t the project "has ac- tually resulted in the expendi- ture or obligation of 197 mil- ion dollars to date .and an- :icipated. additional costs of 72 million, a cost of 269 mil- lion dollars." _ removed a poijtion of Cody's damaged intestine. Thursday! Detectives.. '.-said. Cbdy...'a'pr proached the two men ;iri .the of a Los Angeles supermarket apparently sus- pecting .them of planning .a robbery. He ordered 'theta- from the A; woman 'witness one man backed out of the car's rear door, whirled, and 'fired into ..Cody from away... Cody, fell; drawing tu's 'pistol; "i THE WOMAN said her lit- tie girl Walked, from, the market and he yelled; to her to get out of the way. He didn't fire, apparently for feaf of hitting -her. Motorcycle officer R a'V Hay hoe, first officer on the scene, said Cody pointed .to the disappearing car and said: "Shoot shoot 'em." Hayhoe fired and said saw the driver siump in hii seat. But the car kept goingi Weather- 'Considerable ness and Satdr-. day with a chance of a; few light sprinkles. Parr; tially dear Saturday aft- ernoon. Cooler. Maxi- mum temperature by noon today: 73. 25 CHILDREN WITNESSES PUS Driver Bars Boy, Shot by Angry Dad M c H E N R Y, III. MV-A him, daddy; don't-shoot hini.'' father, angry because .his 7- Di Maggip fired one shot at year-old son was banned from Hopp, the sheriff said, j a school bus for unruly be- i..- v... -_j EDWARD DOWD, chief haviori halted the bus and shot the driver Thursday as 25 children looked on. The children watched as der above the heart, failed .to the driver, Victor A. Hopp, 26, and Joseph Di Maggio, 49, exchanged blows, after Di argued with Hopp for not, al- lowing his son, Dominic, to ride the bus. Sheriff Melvin Griebel said as Di Maggio and Hopp fought, Di Maggie pulled a said the shot, which struck Hopp in..the left shoot- knock the bus driver to thy ground and he continued .to exchange blows with Di Mag- Maggio curbed "the bus and gio. However, Dowd said, twj> older hoys who had got oft the bus finally broke up the fight. Hopp, whose- reported fair in McHaory Hospital, said he refused'to pistol from his pocket: His let Dominic ride the son tried to separate the two week because he htd ._ t i- men, shouting, Don't wrestling in the bui. ;