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   Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - July 17, 1959, Long Beach, California                             U' Lineup but Arab Last of Latin Contingent Reaches L.B. Trio III in N.Y. Scheduled to Fly Here Today By HERB SHANNON All but one of the 80 shape- ly beauties scheduled to take part in the Miss Universe Pageant here were expectec to be registered today at the Lafayette Hotel headquarters The lone South American contestant not accounted for arrived Thursday night a n t three of the European entries who missed the official flight to Long Beach from New Additional Miss Universe pictures on Pages A-2, A-3, A-4, A-ll and B-2. York on a phyician's advice are expected to arrive this afternoon. Miss Peru, Lupe Marialegui Hawkins, arrived at Interna- tional Airport at p.m. and was rushed to her hotel room here to catch up on swimsuit fittings and briefing for the events to come. A SPOKESMAN at pageant headquarters said she was delayed by the late scheduling of the elimination contest ,n Peru. One of the three European beauties left behind in MPW York Thursday is suffering from a gall bladder infection in addition lo the general exhaustion which laid the trio low, according to Oscar Mein- hardt, executive producer. She is Miss Belgium, Helene iiavigny, 24, of Brusels. Mein- hardt said she will accompany the other two here today'in spile of her additional indls position. A doctor will meet the plane, ha added. T t MISS ITALY, Maria Grazi Buccella, and Miss Turkey Ezel Olcay, who will be will (Continued Page A-ll Col. 1 CATHOLICS THINK FOR SELVES' N.M. Entry Won'f Quit Pageant, Defies Bishop Wild Truck Demolishes Downey Car BAKERSFIELD (ruck and trailer loaded wit larpaper and creosote ca reened out of control fiv miles down Grapevine Grad on U.S. Highway 99 earl today, wrecked another true and demolished an automo bile. One passenger in the ca was injured critically. The truck, driven by Jamc Alfred Beery Jr. of Oaklant hit an estimated 100 mile an hour before Beery ditche it near the bottom of th grade. It was a .total loss. V IT STRUCK the rear en of a car driven by Franc Frank Brown of 8032 Conn lette St., Downey. A pa senger, LeRoy Albert Low 53, of 13331 Lakewood Blvd Downey, was injured so s riously he was not expecte to recover. Injuries of ot crs involved were minor. The truck struck the c with such force it sh through the air and cam down on its top, then rolled! 500 feet. PECIAL DISH FOR MISS SWEDEN Peter Hirsbrunner, 26-year-old chef at Lafayette Hotel, pleases Marie-Louise Ekslrom, Miss Swe- den, by meeting her special food Hirsbrunner is kept busy meeting (he sometimes strange requests of Miss Universe' contestants, who make (he Lafayette tbeir headquarters. SEASONING A PROBLEM Chef Keeping Girls and Officials Happy A chef, who has conquered uch problems as finding trawberries for King Farouk girls 'with what he says "very little trouble." THE FOREIGN, as well U. S., beauties got i'peir fir laslc of looking a la Pelei, By MARY NE1SWENDER Catholic Sue Simone Inger- 11, Miss New Mexico, today ntinued to defy her arch- shop and reaffirmed her de- sion to remain in the Miss niverse Pageant to dispe he dangerous notion that atholics cannol think foi emselves." The 20-year-old redheat Id a specially summonec ews conference Thursday at she was prepared to ac cpt the denial of sacraments confession and coinmunioi iposed on her and her fain y by Archbishop Edwin V yrne if she paraded in a athing suit. Dressed in demure whit own, the brown-eyed Albu uerque hairdresser face ewsmen and photographer i a Lafayetle Hole! confe nee room and read an ii olved, five-page stalcmei efining her views on the na urc of the Calholic Cluirc nd a Catholic's duly to the hurch. The Southitmd't Finest Evening Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., FRIDAY, JULY Vol. 142 PRICE 10 CENTS 44 PAGES TELEPHONE OE5-11S1 CLASSIFIED HE HOME EDITION {Six Editions Daily] CASTRO QUITS JOB TO RALLY SUPPORT SHE READ the document, vhich she said was a "product if many confidently nd strongly, although slum- >ling over such words as "canonical" and "propheti- cal." Although she would not say vho helped her write the statement, she said it rcpre- West, Russia in New Secret Big 4 Talks Allies Demand Khrushchev End Threat to Berlin GENEVA West launched a new round of se- cret Big Four talks today iwilh a demand that Soviet sented her thinking accuralc- y. A few hours before. NikiU S. Khrushchev ;irl said, she had put a cull in'withdraw the war lineal from o New Mexico church an-iBerlin al once if he really thorities in regard to a "small mcims hjs ,.lLcsl but on Hie answer 'hinges Hie entire answer to my staying in the contest." >he would nol divulge the question, nor ihe answer. "It is something (loss of i mid-December, is having o trouble with the slrange equests of Ihe foreign bean- ies in the Miss Pageant. Peter Hirsbrunner, a Nihon egg roll lo chick- Ihe sacraments) thai I do nol care to Ihe defiant contestant mainlained, "bul if my conscience so demanded it, I would have to endure it, recognizing at the same time the obligation of a bishop to censure me as his con- science and intellect guided him. This is needful, and should it happen, I would still be a loyal daughter of the Church, and I would love the Church just as dearly." Miss Ingersoll, who said peace. The Soviet premier's dec- laration in Poland Thursday that Russia will "never, nev- er, never" start a war gave he West an immediate open she "consulted with Catholics ing lo challenge Sovic threats against Berlin am Russian rebuffs of Western efforts to keep Ihe peace ii the divided city. The Rig Four finally got down to secret talks al an inlimate lunch today, after a four-day filibuster by Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gro- myko, who mainlained at first (Continued Page A-4, Col. 1) featuring everything oriental iome 26-year-old Swiss, has he job of keeping 34 foreign contestants happy by provid- ng them with food Ihcy like. "The biggest says Ihe chef, who also feeds an assortment of "followers" ncluding spectators, host esses, press and regular hotel uesls, "is seasoning." THE he says, "like it hot; the Europeans, sort of in the middle and the American used to." Hirsbrunner, who has been pleasing hotel palates here for the past three years, for merly did the chef-fing at the exclusive Palace San Morit? in to sat isfy the eccentric tastes o King Farouk, who one colt December morning decided he wanted strawberries fo breakfast. He got the strawberries fo the some trouble he's been meeting spc Icial requests from the Miss I STORIES. PICTURES GALORE P-7 Writers, Photogs Give Top Coverage Five of your favorite reporters and photographers will provide Press-Telegram readers with complete coverage daily of all the latest developments of the Miss Universe Contest. From now until the last of the beauties has departed for home, these writers and cameramen will be on the scene daily, interviewing the lovelies from foreign coun- tries and the various states. They will be pictured in formal and informal poses galore. KEEP IN TOUCH with the daily running story of Ihe Miss Universe Contest through Ihe clever writing of Herb Shannon. Reporter-photographer teams of Ben Zinser and John Neagle and Mary Neiswendcr and Chuck Sund quist will bring daily slories well illustrated of behind (he-scenes features and facts. So from today until the end of the contest there will be stories and pictures galore in The Press-Telegram in every issue, presented by these lop writers and lensmen. i of the gods. But the cook idn't cater only lo Ihe Far astern beauties. For Miss Italy he whipped p osopuko or some such ish with zucchini Portu ucse; for the Scandinavian nlrants, rice pilof. whose advice 1 said she did not believe her mother would be denied the sacra- ments because her mother had done nothing lo encour- age her lo slay in the pageant. 9 THE NEW MEXICO beauly contest winner, who earlier (Continued Page A-ll, Col. 4) British Girl Has Movie, TV Credits By BEN ZINSEK Miss England, who hopes o become a motion plclure star, wants Ihe world to know hat she is "no glassy-cyuii ;larlct." Blonde Pamela Anne Scarlc, 21, of Morden, Surrey, al- eady has played bil parts in bur feature films as well as oles in three television films. "The she said, ough work." "And." the hazel-eyed icauty added, "a beauty queen s not necessarily a screen ac ress." J MISS NEW MEXICO EXPLAINS Sue Simone Ingersoll, Miss' New Mexico, tells newsmen here Thursday of her decision to remain in Miss Universe Beauly Pageant despite edict of Catholic Church official in her home slate. :AREER BEGUN LIANA CORTMO, 20-year- old Miss Argenlina, startled officials with her >ageanl answers when she checked nto headquarters at Lafayette -iolcl Thursday. 'Your she was asked as an official filled in (Continued Page A-4, Col. Note Year, Save Time if Tax 'Heir1 If your name appears in today's or any other "For- gotten Fortune" column, be sure you make a note of the year under which it is listed. And. in writing lo the Internal Revenue Service as advised in (he instruc- tions, be sure to list that year. It will save long hours of searching by IRS em- ployes looking for your file. See today's list, on page A-IO. FIDEL IS RESIGNING 1'idcl Castro is resigning as prime minister of Cuba, according lo au announcement in Havana lociay. Caslro is shown Sunday at a Havana rally. Billie Holiday Dies at 44 in Hospital NEW YORK Holiday died today in city liospilal wasted shadow of the once greal lues singer who packed night clubs from coasl lo oasl. Bnuls with narcotics and liquor had cracked her .atin Chief Absence Due to Be Short Workers Parade to Demand His Return to Office HAVANA, Cuba Castro is quitting as prims Minister, apparently lo rally mblic supporl for his troubled CRinic. Cuban workers at ince began slrikes and to show they nrc he- unit the. hoarded rcvolu- ionnry. Cnslro arrived at the prcsi- Icntial palace al midmorn- up, apparently to present his resignation to President Manuel Urrutia. Immediately Havana radios began appeal- ing lo listeners to send tele- grams lo Castro lo show their support. Workers in n number of Havana shops nnd factories began a walkout. The Federa- tion of Bank Workers called Jan immediate sitdown strike. ITlie federation urged all other inc nnd mellow style, and she had been in eclipse in years. The Negro entertainer nlled "l.ady Day" died al a.m. al. Metropolitan lospilnl. Her husband, Louis rtcKay, was at her hedsidc. The immediate cause of leath was given as conges- ion of Die lungs complicated) >y heart failure. Mad Rush Kills 47 in Stadium Miss aken PUSAN, South Korea Holiday, 44. was A sudden downpour caused a unions lo join in the demon- si ration in "a show of ap- proval of Fidel Castro and his policies." v- GROUPS OF workers marched to the plaza of the presidential palace, shouting for Castro and his revolution. ll was generally agreed in Havana (hat Caslro still is Ihe No. I man in Cuba and that his absence from office will he brief. Radio stations said Castro will speak to the people lo- niphi lo explain his decision. The stations appealed to listeners lo send in telegrams showing their support of Caslro. Castro's decision to resign was announced today in Rev- to the hospital uncon-jstampedc al an outdoor showlolucion, newspaper on May 3! after she lcrc tonight. Police said 47 2Clh of July Movcm .__. collapsed in her apartment. t- WHEN DEATH came, she, as under possession of a pack of >eroin in her bed. She had been under (real- nenl for liver and heart dis- ease and other ailments. Miss Holiday, who had a sordid childhood in her native Baltimore, hit the entertain- ment hcighls In the 1930s, ihe made her first recordings persons perished in ihe crush. Al least 125 others were re- rotted injured. Initial reports said many of velopnienls. including the res- Ihc victims were children and of hls air were watching a music commander. Ml a Pedro comedy show sponsored by a] ocal newspaper at Pusan City In the 1950s she started to slip on nar- cotics charges in several states; a "cure" in a federal that didn't work; wills with the botllc, and only small jobs despite Ihe icst efforts of her manager- lusband. "Lady Day's last major jazz concerl appearance was on Sept. 13, 1958, al Town Hall. Eugene Meyer Dies; Washington Publisher WASHINGTON Eu- Rene Meyer, chairman of the board of the Washington Post and Times Herald, died today He was 83. The widely known news- paper executive was a former president of the Imcrnalionn Bank for Reconstruction anc Development and had held number of major Rovernmen posls dating back to Worlc War I. of Movement. his ASSOCIATES SAID Castro had been upset by recent dc- iladium. The deluge hit the crowd of unexpectedly, caus- ng (hem lo rush madly for the stadium's main gateway and two side gates. Police said scores were trampled in Front of the three exits. The downpour was believed to have resulted from the fringe of Typhoon Bilfie, which skirled Korea's west coast tonight. WHERE TO FIND IT Josic Von Neumann, vet- eran woman race driver, says women are not in the same league with men Story on Page A-3. drivers. Beach B-l. Hal B-l I. B-l I. C-6, 7. A-12. Death B-2. B-IO. B-3. Shipping D-2. C-I to S. B-8, 9. Tkles, TV, C-8. B-t. jl.uiz Diaz Lanx. Later Diaz told U. S. .senators thai Cas- tro and others high in his government are Communists charge the Caslro forces vigorously deny. Castro also has been dis- turbed about evidence of op- position to him within Cuba. But close associates say these activities have been annoying rather than serious. Castro took over as prime minister Feb. 17. Recently he has been de- voting almost all his working 18 to 20 hours a Ihe agrarian reform program. He said it would "determine the fale of our revolution." Opposition to Castro's plan to break up large land hold- ings lo provide small farms for the landless has been re- ported from sugar and cattle interests. Weather- Coastsl cloudiness late tonight and early Satur- day, but mostly clear and sunny. Little change in temperature. Maximum temperature by noon to- day: 75.   

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