Saturday, May 23, 1959

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Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - May 23, 1959, Long Beach, California Ike Croup Urges Huge School Outlay Advisers Ask Doubling of Present Cost Report Science, Entire System in Need of Boost By FRANK CAREY WASHINGTON A jacking up of the entire Amer- ican educational, system, with new emphasis on science, was urged by the White House to- day to help maintain the se- curity of the free world. Proposed financial outlay by the nation: at least 30 bil- lion dollars a double the present annual expendi- ture for education. 'The call was made by Presi- dent Eisenhower's Science Advisory Committee in report entitlec "Education for the Age ol Science." It was made public an aproving statement by Eisenhower. 4 t SPECIFIC recommenda- tions ranged from one urging do-it-yourself science experi- ments in the home by students after school hours to a sug- gestion for caravans ol is, mobile mu- seums transported by trailer trucks to bring the story ol science to the hinterlands. In advocating new stress on science, the committee said: "We emphasize that we are .not 'urging that other fields of .intellectual importance be reduced or diminished, bu only that a proper balance be maintained in our educationa offerings. We fear that in the past there has been inade- quate emphasis on mathe matics and science." EISENHOWER'S statemen said: '-'This report makes cleai that the strengthening of sci ence and engineering educa (Continued Page A-3, Col. 6) PLANE SEIZED AT MIAMI U. S. Accuses 12 of Gun-Running Snow Falls in N. Calif. Colorado By United Inlernatkmal Midwesterners redonnec winter clothing today in th faqe of a new cold front tha temperatures 10 to degrees and brought up to 1' inches of snow to the Colo rado and California moun tains. The cool air ended a weel of heat and humidity in th' Great Lakes area. Chicago re ported an early-morning tern perature 25 degrees belov of 24 hours before. A 14-inch snowfall was re ported in Creek Can yon near Denver, Colo., wit! another 10 inches blanket! Nederland, high in the Colo- rado Rockies. LIGHT SHOWERS turned to snow in California's Sierra Nevada and six inches of win- tery whiteness was reported at Echo Summit. High .winds Friday night damaged buildings and downed power lines in Miami County, Ha., and two tor- nadoes skipped across the Texas Plains earlier in the day. A twister struck 30 miles from Lubbock, Tex., and an- other funnel cloud was spot- ted near Electra, in north central Texas. Neither did any damage, fc t HEAVY thunderstorms ta- pered off Friday night, with Baton Rough, La., reporting the heaviest amount of .72 inch. Earlier, 7.45 inches fell on Paducah, Tex., and inches hit Addison, Ky., both amounts falling in a 24-hour period. MIAMt POLICEMAN JOSEPH (above) is questioned as one of leaders of purported gun run- ners seized in Miami Friday. Virginia Bland (below) is shown in the custody of federal matron after she was captured with 11 men and a plane loaded with arms MIAMI, Fla. pretty woman flier and 11 men were accused by the government today of plotting to export war materials illegally after agents pounced on an arms- laden plane. The four-engine 'C74 was reported bound for the Do- minican Republic to arm foes of Cuban Premier Fidel Cas- ro. Fulgencio Batista, ousted jy Castro last New Year Eve, s'in exile at the Dominican capital, Cuidad Trujillo. Thirteen persons in all, in- cluding the Dominican repub- lic's consul at Miami, were arrested Friday and placed in jond. CHARGED ALSO with con- spiring to bribe a federaloffi- cer were Consul Augusta Fer- rando; Joseph Liquori, 29- year-old Miami policeman, and Leonard Trenio, 35, a auilding materials dealer from Newark, N. J. The plane, cart- (Contimied Page A-3, Col. 5) WHERE TO FIND IT A-4, 5. B-4 to II. 8-2. B-12. Death A-8. A-2. Shipping A-3. 7. B-X Tides, TV, B-12. RESIDENTS of the area in which the boy was killed said a pack of 7 to 10 dogs had been seen in the neighborhood recently and their presence had been reported to the Ani- mal Protective Assn. The boy walked out of his ihome and Mrs. Draper, un- REDLANDS 400- able to find him, telephoned member senior class, of Red- the Jones home to inquire if lands High School is being he had gone there, as he often disciplined because ;of liquor-jdid. Jones heard from a neigh- drinking at the annua] Honorlbor that-a pack of dogs was Day picnic. Senior Class Punished for Picnic Liquor HOME The Finest Evening Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., SATURDAY, MAY 23, 1959 20 PAGES CLASSIFIED HE 2-5959 Vol. LXXIl-No. 95 PBICE10CENTS TELEPHONE HE 5-1161 EDITION (Six Editions Daily) FOUR MINISTERS EYE SECRET SESSIONS Vicious Pack of Dogs Kills Child in Lot Animals Attack Neighbor Trying to Rescue Victim ST. LOUIS Iff) A pack of vicious dogs attacked and milled a -year-old boy in a vacant lot near his home in suburban Hazelwood today. The child was Mark D. Draper, son of Mr. and Mrs. D. G. Draper. A neighbor, Melvern Jones Sr., beat the dogs off with a club. He was atacked by the leader of the pack, but was able to pick up the child's mangled body. St: Louis' County and Hazelwood police armed with riot guns quickly assembled and started a search for. the dogs which fled into wooded area. <t t ANGRY CITIZENS armed with shotguns joined in the search, as did members of the county civil defense organiza tion. News of the attack spread quickly and police receivedj numerous calls from persons reporting they had seen the dogs. Persons armed with guns roamed areas of suburban Berkely'and other sections of northwest St. Louis County. someone may be them to re- turn to their homes. DEATH BbD .Wedding album, opened to this heart-shaped picture showing Bill Whitaker kissini? his Wife Arlinp fnnnrl Tn W-- ___ n CHpSUlB in U1C HOSC Ot training program. launching in two days at the center. On Thursday, a nose cone was recovered after a flight. (Continued Page A-3, Col. 1) Mice Shot Effort Due Today VANDENBERGAIR FORCE T.he2 'two children, to base today. No time has been released for the'firing. A Discoverer HI was sched- iled to.make the try Thurs- day, but overcast skies. first stage is correctly Plans call for place the mice in a capsule in the nose of ing it into orbit toward the loTing'rnd'won'derfurMrson South Pole' A radio si8nal is that ever walked the face of to trigger device this earth. Therefore I feel JetUson vthe caPsule Hawaii, where Air Force (Continued Page A-3, Col. 8) planes hope to recover it. 2ND PAIR OF RUNAWAYS TRIUMPHANT Road fo Romance Now Less Rocky GRETNA GREEN, Scot- land W) Runaway ro- mance has triumphed a second time within a week in Britain. Jeffrey Hercheson, 19- year-old son of a rich Lon- don silversmith, got his mother's blessings to marry the family's pretty Swiss maid. Bent on breaking up the match, Mrs. Sally Herche- son chased after Jeffrey who eloped here with blue- eyed Sylvia Polentarutti, 20, after she was fired as a maid. One look at the lovers Friday night and the mother gave up: "I am now convinced my son is deeply in she said. "I have told him that if he comes home he can be married in six months." The happy son and his on their way back to Lon- don to plan for a wedding at home. Earlier this week another young couple who iloped to this haven for teenage marriages became recon- ciled with the fuming father of heiress Katherine Dow- sett. The 20-year-old daughter of wealthy shipbuilder Harty Dowsett agreed to delay her marriage to play- boy Edward Langley, 27, until she was 2i, providing they could still see each other. The fatner agreed to terms after an unsuccess- ful attempt to her to give up Langley.',