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   Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - May 7, 1959, Long Beach, California                             BUILDING FALLS ATOP 15 WORKERS Union Claims Steel Firms Violate Law Proposal to Share Profits in Event of Strike Cited NEW YORK Steel- workers Union today charged the steel industry with violat- ing the antitrust laws and labor relations laws and asked the government to investigate. Arthur J. Goldberg, the union's general counsel, said law .violations are involved in industry disclosures of plans it may invoke to deal with a possible July 1 industry strike. outlined his charges in letters .to Atty. Gen. William Rogers and to Jerome'D. Fenton, general counsel of the.'National Labor Relations Board. R. Heath Larry, vice presi- dent and counsel of U. S. Steel Corp., a top industry negotiator, asked about Gold berg's protest, said: sure there is no viola- tion of anything." R. CONRAD COOPER, chief negotiator for the steel in- dustry in the crucial contract bargaining, disclosed Wednes- day the industry is consider- ing a plan to share profits if some companies are idled by a July 1 strike, but others operating. ah agreement would plainly violate the antitrust Goldberg wrote the at- torney general. further said Cooper had disclosed a pos .sibility that if the union should strike only one or two companies, other unstruck producers might close down anyway in an industrywide "lockout." "Goldberg said this would violate the National Labor Relations Act. i OKIE UNION'S -general counsel said he wanted to em phasize that the union had 'mapped no strike strategy in the event no new contract agreements are achieved be- fore present! pacts expirft June .30; He said this strategy, when and if necessary, will de- cided by the union's policy committee. Goldberg did not request 'that formal Tart-Hartley Act (labor-management relations charges be brought now against the industry. NLRB'counsel Fenton, 'however, the union wants the government agency to-keep abreast of the situa- tion so that if only one or two steel companies are eventual- ,'ly struck, 'and other steel firms close'down voluntarily in sympathy, the NLRB could move fast. In such a situation, he said, the NLRB can obtain a court injunction to stop an illegal lockout. HOME Vol. UXll-No. 8 1 The Evening Newtpaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., THURSDAY, MAY 7, CLASSIFIED HE PRICE 19 CENTS PAGES TELEPHONE HE 5-11C1 EDITION (Six Editions Daily) WOW, BABY WEIGHS 15 POUNDS! Proud.-father, patrolman Martin J. Martin, and his wife, Mary, gag it up for photographers in New York Wednesday as their newborn daughter, Barbara Anne, weighs in pounds. Nurse Catherine McCurk is at right. The baby is the biggest ever born at Misericordia Hospital in the photo.) TRAGEDY IN THE SNOW Rescuers Rip at Ruins in Victim Hunt One Killed, Many Hurt as New Plant Falls With a Roar DINAH. 'MAVERICK1 SCORE As Show Wins 9 Emmys, Benny Honored 2 Doctors Live 4 Days Tell Crash S urviVoi LINCOLN, N, H. prominent physicians whose bodies were dis- covered beside their wrecked plane.kept'themselves alive at least after the crash posterity tragedy-tinged .notes on their survival ability. This was revealed today by Dartmouth College, where both doctors were members of the medical school faculty. Their plane crashed in mountain wilder- tockMart in Selling Wave Space-Age Shares Hard Hit; Some Off as Much as I 0 NEW YORK stock market fell sharply today as many highly favored' rocket and space-age shares tumbled out of the stratosphere. The New York Stock Ex change ticker tape ran late three. times as successive waves of selling pounded the market into lower ground. Losses ranged from to more than a share. The bluest of the blue chips joined in the downturn but the guided missile arid elec Ironies group was hardest hit. The Dow Jones Industrials average at 2 p.m. was down 10.20 at 614.19. Toward the final hour, the decline seemed to have spent itself. Some stocks" were up a shade from the day's lows. PRICES IN late' afternoon included Zenith Radio down at down at Thibkol down at Ameri can Telephone down at General Instruments down at General .Tire at tional Telephone-down at V Raytrieon down at 'and S Steel down at -V Wall 'State the slide to profit taking" after Herter" plans a for WESTBURY, N.H. steel, structure .and roofing of a'b'ig industrial building un- der construction collapsed to- day, killing one workman and injuring several, others. Men and machines tore at the wreckage in a search, for pos sible other victims. It was not immediately ascertained how many were in the structure when it came down.with a roar shortly be- fore Il'a.m. First reports to police were that there were as many as 100. After some hours, the figure'was scaled down. Pre- vailing opinion placed the number around 15. At least six were hospital? ized with concussion, cuts and other injuries. THE DEAD MAN was iden- tified as John Lake, 45, of New York City, a plumber. He was alive when pulled out of the debris but died soon after- ward.. Near p.m. Assistant Chief Inspector Francis B. Looney of Nassau County police said the best figures he could obtain indicated 14 persons were in the building. Of these, he said, 9 es- (Continued Page Col. 3) riess here during a blinding snowstorm Feb. 21. Hendrickson Faces Grilling on Millions John R. Hendrickson, rags-to-riches mystery figure named as sole profiler in a multi-million dollar Long Beach bank embezzlement, is expected to be the star witness at a Federal Grand Jury session next Wednes- day, court sources disclosed today. Earlier, Hendrickson's Goldberg said it is legal In some situations under thn T-H act for employers jointly to {Continued Page A-5, Col. 4) at- torney said he expected the San Rafael, manufacturer to be indicted by the jury. The 40-year-old San Rafael manufacturer now is free on bond. He was arrested Saturday morning, shortly after police found the body of George A Hewlett in a vacant lot in the 2600 block of Cedar Ave Hewlett, assistant vice presi- dent of U. S. National Bank of San' Diego, had shot him OWNED 2 CHAMPIONS Nab Fight Manager in 80-Cent Shoplift 'LOS ANGELES (Blinky) Palermo, 54- year-old Philadelphia underworld figure, was arrested -Wednesday night at International Airport for allegedly -.'stealing 80 cents worth of newspapers and magazines. Capt. James Hamilton of the police intelligence squad Said Palermo was observed taking two newspapers, two magazines, two packs of chewing gum and a candy bar while waiting to board a plane. Police said all Palermo paid for was the 10 cent candy bar. He was arrested on suspicion of petty theft and is be- ing held in city jail in lieu of bail. Palermo, who said he is in the restaurant business, has been manager of. champion boxers Johnny Saxton and .ike Williams. He also is a friend of Mickey Cohen. THE SUSPECT LIKEWISE denied stealing the mer chandise. He said he paid for it all with a bill and was given in change. However, the cashier said he only paid for the candy bar. "It's all a complained Palermo. Hamilton replied, "We want this character and the 1 rest of his kind to know that they can't get away with anything in Los Angeles, not even stealing a newspaper.' After spending the night in jail, Palermo asked a jaile to call actor George Raft for him and gave a Beverly Hills telephone number. The jailer said a sleepy voice answered and then said, "Call me back in four or five hours." ilf, leaving notes telling of ie embezzlement. THE THEFTS had occurred ver a five-year period when ewlett was. cashier of Long Jeach. National Bank. When S. National took ove ong Beach National on Apri 0, Hewlett was nd thus was no longer in osition to conceal an inti ,ate check floating scheme. Investigators said Hendrick on and Hewlett, both 40, me bout five years ago. Hen irickson was a heating in taller, Hewlett cashier o ,ong Beach National Bank IN THE NEXT few yean lendrickson became an ar> arently wealthy manufai urer of heating equipment. Hewlett remained with Lon 3each National, and on Apr 0 when the bank was merged with U.S. Nationa Bank of San prc moted to assistant vice pres dent of U.S. National. In his new job, he was un able to continue covering check-floating scheme which reportedly involved about investigators said. Actual cash loss has been estimated as high as Hendrickson has denied any Herter Goes on Air With Berlin Plans FRED ASTAIRE, whose show won 'unprecedented nine Emmys at Television Academy Awards, poses with as many of the statuettes as he can carry. By TERRY VERNON the market's recent spectacu- lar rise. "This is .a technical cor- hot the end. of the boom." Fabulously Wealthy Potentate Said III LONDON government The Drs. Ralph Miller, 60, and Robert-W. uinn, 32, made desperate at- impts to stay alive and, at ie same time, recorded in- aluable observations on their fforts. The wreckage and bodies found Wednesday. Officials said a note writ m by Dr. Miller, a world- than a week, amed pathologist, "attributed ie crash to icing of the car uretor on the plane and also ie simultaneous failure of tie carburetor de-icer, which .ould not be turned doctors were flying rom Berlin to Lebanon oh a eturn leg of a mercy. mis- sion to a heart patient. public support and under- standing tonight on the ive of'his trip to the East-West one broker said. "It's Geneva conference on Ger- .Malayan spokesman said today the 85-year-old Sultan of Johore has been seriously ill at a London hotel for more A Malayan government spokesman said the'fabulous- ly wealthy potentate "appears to be suffering mainly from the effects of advancing age." Johore is one of the richest of the Malayan just across the causeway from Singapore. many. Reports on preliminary drafts of a speech the secre- tary will deliver over major ridio and television' networks indicate he will not spring any surprises in American policy. Herter is expected to stress what he regards as the rea sonableness of U. S. plans :for peaceful solution to the German crisis. He is prepared to say thai trie proposals to be presenter to'1'the''Soviets at the foreign ministers parley starting Mon- day 'will provide a sound the Reds' sin- cerely want to negotiate. Old pro Fred .Astaire waltzed away with- nine -Emmy: awards Wednesday night-for his. first Sig show i for television. "it's a big night for dear old the. 60-year-old dancer breathlessly told a na- tionwide television audience as he accepted the awards. His twice-telecast "Evening With Fred Astaire" was nomi- nated for a record total of nine Emmys and won them all. to "Hallmark Hall ONE NOTE, officials said, was written Feb. 23 and 'there was no indication in the note that either of the doctors was injured." 'Additional notes, written sy both of the doctors, were located in plastic containers found by the searching party in a duffle bag, which was found at the scene of the the two officials said. notes revealed that the doctors survived for at least four the officials said. The statement added: "Other evidence located at the scene revealed the men had built a fire and had also fabricated ingenious snow- shoes from birch branches and had .endeavored on one occasion to walk out but did not go more than a mile down the trail because of the difficult conditions. 'Realizing the need for con serving energy, they elected to return to the plane. 'The notes contained per- sonal messages directed to the families of the doctors. :onnection with the embezzle- ment. Report 30 Iraqi Soldiers Slain DAMASCUS, Syria Damascus newspaper said to day rebel tribesmen of north Iraq killed 30 Iraqi soldiers and wounded 80 Wednesday in an attack on an army con voy. These notes and this evidence ondicated that they were mak- ing observations on their sur- vival ability." Weather- Some cloudiness but mostly clear tonight and sunny Friday. Little Maximum temperature by noon today: 72. OTHER TELEVISION ce lebrities honored includedj Jack Benny, Loretta Young, Dinah Shore, Perry Como and Edward R. Murrow. Program awards went "Playhouse 90" and "Alcoa-Goodyear Theater." But the night's star .was Astaire, who climbed to the stage so many times to ac- cept the TV academy's Emmys that for.the last the outstanding program o :he was no. one on stage to make the pres entation. Actor Robert Young hur ried down the aisle of the Moulin Rouge night club to jive the golden statuette to Astaire. ASTAIRE or his show won for most outstanding singl program; best special rriusica or variety, one hour long (Continued Page A-3, Col. 1) Name Gen. O'Donnel Air. Chief in Pacific WASHINGTON CD signment of Lt. Gen. Emmet O'Donnell to be commande in chief of the Pacific Ai Forces was announced toda; by the White House. AUTO FALLS INTO MINE SHAFT Mrs. Lela Hagerman is helped from her car that broke through street while parked and nosed down into a I0-foot-deep abandoned mine shaft at Cen- tral City, Colo., Wednesday. Mrs. Hagerman was startled but unhurt. She was attending ceremony marking discovery of gold in the WHERE TO FIND IT President Eisenhower, the controls of an electric go cart, whisked Sir Winsto Churchill on a tour of hi A-2. A-25. B-10, II. Death B-2. A-24. B-3. Shipping A-22 Crl to 7. A-22. Tkies, TV, C-14. Vital A-18 A-25. B-4, 5, PINAH SHORE Repeat Winner fountain. Fall Kills Climbers BRIDGEPORT UPI Two mountain climbers fell; to heir deaths at feet in he White Mountains, a rescue iarty radioed liere today.; Frank Sanborn, leading the escuers, said the bodies .we're ocated near a quicksilver mine 80 miles east of Bridge- port. The bodies were identified those of Buri_ Parkinson, 65, South Pasadena, and Fran- cis Foley, 53, Glendale. They lad been missing since last Friday.- Undersheriff Jack Gardner of Mono County said the men apparently lost their footing, rell into a crevice, and then 'ronze to death. THE BODIES WERE par- :ially covered by two feet of :resh snow. The abandoned truck 'of the two men was found on the N.evade side of the White Mountains at the base of the. boundary peak. Parkinson and Foley were said to be experienced climb- ers. Anti-Saloaar Ptof in Portugal Bared LISBON, Portugal Portuguese government today; revealed a piot two ago against dictator. Antonlb Salazar and said 22 and 9 army officers had been; arrested.   

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