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   Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - May 18, 1959, Long Beach, California                               Allies Settle Hassle on Berlin Conclave (Continued from Page A-l) LOST AND Johnny Rauhuff, 2, of Maryville, Tenn., and his 'pet hound, Old Charlie, are back home today after being lost overnight for the second time in two weeks. Both times Johnny followed his pet into the woods near his farm home and got 'El1 Trains Collide; Scores Hospitalized (Continued from Page A-l) and he was bleeding from the mouth." RONALD NOWOK, a pas- senger on the train that rammed the second said "ev- erything went black" upon deputy fire marshal in charge f rescue operations, esti- mated a total of 800 passen- ;ers were on the two trains. in his car flew open, a wom- an beside him fell backward and he hit his head on a seat Witnesses said passengers in the rear car of the stand- ing train ran forward to the other cars while those in the front car of the rear train tried to crowd into the reai cars. Passengers in elevatec trains can step from car to car through front-rear exits. THE CRASH occurred a 1800 Milwaukee Ave., at the highest point of the North west Elevated route and be tween the Damen Ave. am Western Ave. stations. The E Parise, freed from his cab by firemen using portable electric saws, told police and impact. He said a side door newsmen he had pulled away from the station about or a.m. when "a train stalled in front of me and I came up behind it." He said IB couldn't estimate his speed Because the straight stretch of tracks at the scene had no signals. A spokesman for the Chi- cago Transit Authority blamed the accident on trouble, pre- sumably mechanical, on a train that was nearing down- town Chicago. This train halted, forcing several trains following behind to halt or slow down. The lead train had started up again when the accident occurred. structure there is as high a a three-story building. The motorman of the rea train, Dominick Parise, wa trapped in his cab for more than a half hour. He com- plained of a leg injury but was able to walk unaided. Passengers said the rear train had just pulled away from the Western Ave. sta- tion and was traveling slow ly when the collision oc- curred. The first coach of the second train telescoped about four feet. THERE WAS NO fire but fire department equipment was rushed to the scene to re move the injured. Firemen used a snorkel a car on a long movable bring passengers to the ground. About five persons were brought down from the struc- ture each trip. Others were brought down Fire Department ladders. Electric power was -shut off so that passengers who es- caped injury could be led along catwalks to either the Damen Ave. or Western Ave. stations. Frank Thielmann, second would Insist on bringing In East Germans as part of his drive to build up the German Communist regime. An East German spokes- man said, however, seems that secret talks may lead to some success, so we are not against secret talk's even when no Germans are pres ent." Gromyko was reported to have told Foreign Minister Lothar Bolz of East Germany that he was prepared to go into limited, private talks with Herler, British Foreign Secretary Selwyn Lloyd and Couve de Murville. As today's meeting opened at the Palace of Nations, a Soviet informant said Gro- myko. planned to make a statement, mild in tone, on the Western proposals for a German settlement linked with disarmament and Euro- pean security measures. This informant also said Gromyko is prepared to en- gage in private talks. IT IS IN such talks, West- ern officials privately. con- cede, that the West will find out whether there is a solu- tion for the Berlin crisis short of resort to the military. Couve de Murville was smiling when he left the meeting of Western ministers. He and the West German foreign minister, Henrich Von Brentano, chatted privately for a minute. Asked about the conference Von Brentano said only "good, good." Pierre Baradug, French spokesman, said everything is ;oing well. He referred to the oint statement and said, "We are completely in agreement." The Western statement was ssued in an apparent attempt to calm the dispute. The U. S. and British dele- gations let it be known over .he weekend that they felt Russia's adamant rejection of :he Western package proposal 'or German reunification and a Eutopean security system necessitated negotiations on the immediately pressing question of Berlin. 9 FRENCH AND West Ger- man officials insisted on con- tinued firm support for the package program and a very tough line in negotiating with Gromyko. The joint Western ment denied that the Allies lad decided to break up the Western package plan and concentrate on a Berlin set- tlement. It said the Western powers had already stated that various questions included in the {Western package) plan settled In isolation.1! "As to the state ment said, "the Western for- eign ministers expect to dis- cuss this problem along the line of the proposals on Ber- lin contained in phase 1 o: the Western peace plan." The plan proposes tha West and East Berlin be unit ed by free elections, and the unified city be guaranteed by the Big Four. This would be the first step toward German reunification. 11, PRESS.TELEGRAM-A 100% VIRGIN NYLONC Complefely Installed Over Best Rubberized Pad 5-Year Wear Guarantee "3 DAYS ONLY" Lakewood Carpets 16704 LAKE WOOD BOULEVARD CALL TOrrty 7-7214 Bess Truman Has Surgery for Tumor (Continued from Page A-l) enter the elevator to return to the fifth floor. The former President was solemn-faced when he came down the elevator but was smiling as he started the re- turn trip. He told newsmen he can be discusse'd one. was going to telephone his daughter Margaret (Mrs. Clif- ton Daniel) in New York where she is expecting the birth of her second child next month. He indicated, but did not say outright, that it would not be necessary for her to come to Kansas City. The operation was per- formed by Dr. Wallace Gra- ham, the Trumans' long-time family physician, and his as- sociate, Dr. Philip D. Resiter, a general surgeon. But as they are, in fact, all connected, they cannot be Medals Presented NEW YORK hood medals 'we're awardec Sunday night to Mrs. Franklin D." Roosevelt and President A Whitney Gfiswold of Yale University. The annua awards were made by the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Three Men Drown as Boat Capsizes EDMONTON, Ala. W Three men drowned Sunday when a small boat capsized in a resort lake as they were changing places 150 yards off-shore. Police identified the dead as Edmund Braun, 23, Erhart Kelm, 22, and Irvin -Schaad, 22, all of Edmonton. Realtor Kills Self ST PETERSBURG, Fla. 'Iff) C. Dick Carmack, 59, Vet- eran real estate broker and director of St. Petersburg's Urban Renewal Commission, was found fatally shot Sun- day. Police said he shot him- self through the. heart in despondency over family af- fairs. Diplomats Deny Cuba Going Red NEW YORK (Jfl Three top Cuban diplomats Sunday denied Cuba isturningtoward communism under the revo- lutionary regime of Premier Fidel Castro. They contradicted a report, broadcast two weeks ago by CBS correspondent Stuart Novins, that Cuba was be- coming a totalitarian dictator- ship and a Communist beach- head in the Caribbean. Representatives of the Cu- ban government criticized the program and asked to be heard. Their reply was broad- cast over the CBS network Sunday. few VHtoi Strata Can OftM by Property FitM filnwt. 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