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   Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - July 24, 1959, Long Beach, California                             Miss Universe Will Be Chosen Tonight V Asia Lovelies Acclaim ofAudjep .2 American'Sirli Who Losf Receive cf. Offers By HERB SHANNON .The world's loveliest girl will be-chosen tonight'in Mu- inicipal Auditorium from .15 global beauties selected in'lhe semi-final elimination event of .'the Miss Universe Pageant. 'Five of the 15 who emerged Ttiursday night will be named as-'.Miss Universe and -her cpu'rt of runnersup in. cere- monies beginning at 8 p.m. The choice will be made among Misses Belgium, Bra- Colombia, E n g land, France, Germany, Greece, Ice- land, Israel, Japan, Korea, Norway, Poland, Sweden and USA. StRONGEST applause, of went to Miss Korea, Hyun Choo Oh of Seoul, and Miss Universe stories, .and. pictures on Pages B-l', B-2 and G-6. Miss Japan, Akiko. Kojima .of who are trying .to win the 'Miss Universe crown for .Asia for the first time, in .the p'ag'eant's eight-year history. South American girls from Peru and Colombia have mo- nopolized the title the past tvt.o years. ironically, the first two movie offers'received by "iris in the pageant went to losers. Miss Donna Sue Needham, 19, said she had offered a part with Jack .in his forthcoming movie, arid will accept if !her father approves. Tvliss Oklahoma, Sondra A-3, Col. 1) The iietimg A'ewfpcper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., FRIDAY, JULY 24, 1959 'Vol. 148 PRICE '10 CENTS 44 PAGES TELEPHONE HES-llSl CLASSIFIED HE Z-S859 HOME EDITION (Six'Editions NIXON, KHRUSHCHEV TRADE BARBED WORDS LIVELY HULA HANDS Miss Jsrael, Rina Issacov shows she's an enthusiastic student of the hula as taught by Miss Hawaii, Patricia Visser. Miss Israel is one of 15 finalists in Miss Universe Photo) EX-BUFFUMS' MANAGER (Bold fine Jail, Fine Suspended WASHINGTON nard Goldfine today received a suspended sentence of yea'r in jail and a fine for contempt of Congress. The fine as well as the jail! term was suspended. In lieu of paying the firie and serving the jail term, Goldfine, gift-giving Boston industrialist, was placed on probation for two years. In addition, U. S. District Judge James W. Morris di- ccted that Goldfine, if given the opportunity, answer the 18 questions he refused to a'nswer before the House Leg- islative Oversight subcommit tee a year ago. IF THE committee- should call Goldfine again, Morris said, he must adequately an: swer the questions which formed the basis of the in- dictment. The subcommittee, has given no indication it intends to. recall Goldfine. Asked whether he would answer the questions if called again Goldfine pointed to his attorney, Edward Bennett Williams, and said: will do whatever Mr. tells me 'to do." Carr Named State Finance Director John E.-Carr, former .vice president and genera manager of Buffum's', today was named stale director of finance by Gov. Edmund G. (Pat) Brown. Carr, a lifelong Democrat, las served as director of the tale Department of Employ- ment since January. Until he accepted the em- iloyment appointment the 60- year-old Carr had been mana- ger of Buffums', a job he neld for 14 years. The vnew appointment be- comes effective Aug. 1. The ob will mean an annual in- crease in pay. of almost 000. The finance director's job, the state's highest paid appointive post, carries a sal- ary of THE POST was vacated by the resignation .of Bert W. Francisco attorney. Levit took the job originally with the understanding he would serve only a short lime In making the new appoint governor said: I "John Carr was selected to fill this vacancy because o the splendid record he ha made in the Department o Employment.. "Both business and labo leaders have praised his'worl in conversations with me." JOHN E. CARR Named by Governor Thor Cone Recovered in Atlantic Find Heiress Hysterical in Chicago Tells of Terror Kidnaping by 2 Men at Airport CHICAGO Jersey heiress Jacqueline Gay Hart, missing since Tuesday, ran up to a poltceman in Chicago's Grant Park early today. She sobbed out hysterically that he had been kipnapcd ir Newark. Police and agents of the ederal Bureau of Investiga ion immediately began a earching check of her slory Lt. Charles Pierson, Chi cago deputy chief of detec ivts, indicated that no dis CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. tiny camera was fired miles over the Atlantic in the nose cone of a Thor ballistic missile today and was recovered from the sea y2 hours later. The Air Force announced that a C54 search plane spoiled the nose cone recov- ery package in the water off the island of Antigua and di- A NAVY PILOT in Worl Warvl, Carr is a graduate o Stanford University with a law degree. He went to work for Buffums' in 1935, becom- ing general manager 10 years later. He was made a vice president in 1949. crepancics were found in he story of ordeal as the prisorie of two kidnapers. "If she's acting, she's a he of an Pierson said e MISS HART, 21-year-ol daughter of Ralph A. .Har executive vice president of th Colgate-Palmolive Co., :'ra sobbing to a parked police ca n the post-midnight darkness and cried: "Where am I; where am I? Policeman Jack Blakesle told her she was in Chicago. ''My name is Gay sh told the surprised offic'e'r. want to call my dad in Jersey." Ulakeslce and his parlnc James Meskell, look her I the detective bureau whpr she gave a distraught, ram bling account of two day terror since she bade farewe to her fiance, 25-year-ol Stanley Gaines of Fayetle ville, W. Va., at the Newar Airport and vanished. Richard Auerbach, FBI chi in Chicago, said the burea was "conducting a large-sea investigation to see wheth MffTING IN MOSCOW -Vice President Nixon and Russian Premier'Nikita S. Khrushchev have a smile and firm handshake for each other ns they met in Kremlin today. Nab N. Y. Attorney in Million Fraud RIO DE JANEIRO said today they are starting legal steps at once to expel Lowell M. Birrell j'om Brazil. The 52-year-old U.S. attorney is wanted 'n New York on an indictment alleging a M-million- Big Four Opens Talk on Truce Predict Hotter Weather in L.B. Temperature 3 to 6 degrees above normal are forecast for the Long Beach area for the They said he had three pass- nexl five days at least. The Weather Bureau expects high dollar stock fraud. Birrell was arrested Thurs- day night in the fashionable Copacabana Beach area. Po- lice accused him of entering Brazil with false documents Continued Page A-4, Col. temperatures here in the low 80s to persist, according to its five-clay forecast. The continued warm weather will bo accompanied by a few thundershowers in the mountain and desert reeled the recovery ship Lima; During World War If, he 'took a leave of ab- to the location. The Lima hoisted the nose cone aboard. The camera rode in an 18-inch data capsule placed in (he cone. THE CAPSULE also con- tained a small (ape recorder and other instruments to reg- ster the effect of the tre- mendous Heat encountered by he nose cone as it plum- sence to serve manager of an as .civilian Army Air Force primary flying school at Visalia. The father of three grown Own Cor Runs Over Driver Four Times .-HOUSTON, Tex. George U. Lansdowne diet! Thursday when his own auto ran over him four times. Patrolman j. B. Calloway said Lansdowrie, 81 -year-old of a farm implement firm here, was thrown from his car in a two-car collision. wreck, the Lans- dqwne car began moving in a. circle and ran over the1 prone figure of its owner four tlijies before an unidentified man stopped it. l The driver of the ofhe'r auto. .Mrs. Betty Ann Sud, 25, escaped injury.- meted back through the earth's atmosphere from a icight of 300 miles. It was learned the camera was designed to photograph :he separation of the nose cone from the rocket at a height of 125 miles above the earth. The Thor launching came just three days after'another Thor exploded, breaking a string of 16 straight successes for this usually reliable rocket. daughters, Carr lives at 222 Orvieto St., Newport Beach, with his wife, Katharine. S. G. Goodman, deputy dl rector of employment, will take over as acting director t e m p o r a r i 1 y, Brown announced. WHERE TO FIND IT Nearly 100 more'names are isted today'of persons due 'ederal income-tax refunds. See Page C-8. Weather- Variable cloudiness late tonight and early Saturday, b u t mostly" sunny Saturday.. Little change ,in temperature. Maximum temperature by noon today: 78.v Beach B-l. Hal B-ll. B-l I. D-2 to 12. Comics-rfages 7. Death B-2. B-3. Shipping C-l to 5. Tides, Vital D-2. B-ll. B-4, 5. Your Page A-2. iorls two U.S. and one Canadian. Police said his Canadian passport was issued nl Tor- ronto in April of this year and one of the U.S. pnssports ivas issued a month later in ndiana. The other American passport issued in the iahama Islands in Marc! 1955, officers said, and has expired. t BIRRELL CANNOT be ex- tradited from Brazil on the New York indictment because fhe United States and Brazil fiave no extradition a silualion thai has made this country a favorite haven (Continued Page A--i, Col. 1) GENEVA and ivosiorn foreign ministers be- ;an discussing the terms of a jossiblr. Berlin truce agree- ment in a secret sessiqn of :he Big Four conference to- day, bul western informants said they made no progress. This was the first time since the second phase of the conference started two weeks ago that the Soviet Union's Andrei A. Gromyko had been willing to engage in an ex- change of views on the prob- lems directly involved in a truce instead of insisting on priority for his proposal or creation of an all-German committee. Nevertheless, American of- icials said this progress in he procedure of the confer cncc does not mean a thing, because Gromyko still insists he West would have to ac- VP Escorts Russ Boss at U.S. Exhibit Red Leader Claims Threat Made by Host During Tour MOSCOW presi- dent Richard M. Nixon told Premier Nikitn S. Khrushchev ace to face today, in a rough nd tumble public debate, it voukl "be n great blow to cnce" if the Geneva confer- nee were allowed to fail. Khrushchev later told the audience nt the opening of he U. S. exhibition he would ike President Eisenhower to visit Russia. Nixon traded barbed com- yiejils with the Soviet leader while escorting him through the American exhibition in Moscow's Sokolniki Park. At one point, Khrushchev accused Nixon indignantly of hreatening him. Ni.xon denied his, but said: 'I don't believe the cause of )eaco is helped by your rc- terating the point you just you have mors strength than we have, be- cause tlmt is a threat, too." While 200 newsmen, pho- and cameramen eavesdropped, the two men engaged in a running foreign policy debate while they ookcd over the dolls, swimsuils nobiles. exhibits of and auto- PART OF THE unscheduled fireworks was recorded svhils (Continued Page A-4, Col. 3) Russ Strip Books From U. S. Exhibit MOSCOW W) A three- man crew of Russians went through the book exhibit at the American exhibition to- day, removing books right and left only a few hours be- fore the exhibition was to open. The action was faken after a note was sent Thursday by ccpt his committee proposal I lnc Soviet government to n some form before he would [A m b a s s a d o r Llewellyn make a firm, agreement saying "tne suspend the Soviet threat to government will take meas- Ax Bandits Tie, Rob Two of Here Two men were threatened with an ax by three bandits who bound them with wire and robbed them of just before noon today in their garage at the rear of 2629 San THE MEETING, which be- gan with a 90-minute lunch- con and included a 90-min- Franclsco Ave.- Eldo Lickman, a former FOUND Policeman Jack Blakcslee jokes with Jacqueline Gay Hart, the missing 21-year-old socialite found wandering in a Chicago lakefront park early today, and she attempts Wirephoto) Long Beach police officer, and his brother, Bert Lackman were trussed up in their cabi- net shop in the garage. three men, one arniecl with a small hand ax, ordered the brothers to give them money. Bert Lackman handec over his wallet containing After binding thti the robbers fled in a 191'6 car belonging to one of the vic- tims. 7 West Berlin. ures" unless certain books were removed. Harold McClellan. fair di- rector, said he conferred with Russian officials Thursday uie discussion after today and told them he was held at the villa of there were no objection- retary of Slate Christian A. able books in the collection, hfcrtcr. The four agreed to meet Blrr HE TOLD them that again at the residence a spjrjt of mutual agree- Brilish Foreign Secretary Sel- ment he was willing to re- wyn Lloyd Monday for what move any books the Russians one western minister called considered objectionable. A "wnrUino y-r-t. a "working tea. Herter, who threatened ear- ly this week to break off the conference soon unless possi- bilities of progress began to open up, now reportedly in- tends to wait until early next week before a deci- sion on the future of this four-minister conference. Ike, Mamie to Spend Weekend at Farm GETTYSBURG, Pa. President and Mrs, Eisenhow- er carrie to their farm home today to spend the weekend. (The remainder of this dis- patch was delayed. It was not clear whether it was being held up by censorship in Mos- cow or because of transmis- sion difficulties. The normal radio and cable facilities be- tween Moscow and United States are taxed by the presence of extra report- ers with Vice President Rich- ard M. v (In Washington, a U. S.. spokesman said no U. S. cen- sorship had been imposed on books or any other part of the reciprocal exhibition Soviets are now holding.)   

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