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   Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - August 7, 1959, Long Beach, California                             'PADDLEWHEEL' jpress (Jete0tam HO M E The Newspaptr LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 1959 Vol. 160 PRICE 10 CENTS 44 PAGES TELEPHONE HE 5-1181 CLASSIFIED HE 2-5959 EDITION (Six Editions THIS IS THE 142-POUND SATELLITE, shown with its four solar vanes extend- ,'ed, that was carried aloft and into orbit today by a Thor-Able, rocket fired from Cape Canaveral, Fla. The varies, designed to pop out from the sides once the satellite is in space, are to convert the sun's rays'into electrical energy. The electricity would power the satellite's Wirephoto.) ROYAL ARRIVAL IN 5-6 MO. British Queen Expects Baby By EDDY GILMORE LONDON (AP) Queen Elizabeth II is going to have another baby, her third, probably in January or February. A Buckingham Palace spokesman announced today that a royal baby is on the way, disclosing the 33-year- old Queen was pregnant during her long and tiring toui Movie Island Kauai Ripped Hurricane HONOLULU howl- ing hurricane turned the en- chanted movie island of Kauai into a mass of devastation to- day. It blew down houses, un roofed others, knocked out communications and power, flooded some sections, left roads impassable, cut water supply to some communities. 'Almost miraculously, there Was no casualty. The rare midpacific storm known as Hurricane Dot swirled iip on Kauai from the south, hit it with 75 mile-an hour winds and torrential rain and moved north out to the sea where it began tc disintegrate. 142-lb.Moon lunched at Florida Cape Sphere Equipped to Carry Out I 5 Top Experiments POWDER TRUCK BLAST KILLS 10. HURTS MANY of Canada this summer. The spokesman said th Queen had rejected sugges lions that she call off 'the tour because "she knew the sappointment it would have auscd." DAMAGE could run into millions. Authorities, hampered I (Continued on Pg. A-7, Col. Industrialist Kidnaped, Robbed Here THE BIRTH will be the rst in more than 100 years a reigning British sov- reign. Queen Victoria gave irth to Princess Beatrice in 857. Prince Charles, heir to the hrone, was born Nov. 14, 948, and Princess Anne Aug 5, 1950. Queen Elizabeth's oronation was June 2, 1953 The Queen returned to Lon on Sunday from Canada he called in her. doctors, Si ohn Weir and Lord -Evans he following day. Only then was her pregnancy confirmee he spokesman said. Sine hen she has spent nearly al ler time resting. FLYING OFF on a vacatio this afternoon Lord Evans, a obstetrician, said the Queen lealth is good. The Britis WASHINGTON Iff) Ex- plorer is in orbit and will remain aloft for more than a year, the National Aeronautics and Space Ad- ministration announced this ternoon. The 142-pound "paddle- heel" satellite was launched om Cape Canaveral, Fla., at :23 a. m. It will reach a peak titude of miles at 3 m. (EST) directly over outh Africa, the space agen- y announced. jress had expressed dee concern about her health du ing the North American tou and she seemed tired on hi return. After her .doctors co firmed that she was pregnan the Queen stayed close Palace. But Thursday she left for Bal- moral Castle, her home in the Scottish Highlands, with her The wealthy owner of anjhusband, Prince Philip, and Ontario tool company was the children. kidnaped early today at knife- point and robbed of in cash'and jewelry. man jumped into a car driven by Warren C. Forssell, 33, as he stopped for a traffic signal on Anaheim St. at California' Ave., about 3 a.m. Forssell, who resides at 1708 Redondo Ave., Apt. 9, told police the suspect threatened him with a 6 or 7-inch knife. the bandit ordered. IT WILL REACH Its low joint 140 miles above the arth today at p. m. The-space agency had not alculated- the point over the arth which the satellite will each at that hour. The satellite will take bout 11 hours to complete each of its elongated orbits. That is very close to advance calculations. The satellite had been pro- gramed to climb to come.back as close to earth as 160 miles. A SPOKESMAN for NASA said a small "kick" rocket attached to the satellite to provide added speed if neces- sary at 'the perigee, or low point of the orbit, has not yet been fired and is avail- able for use if required. Triggering the five-pound rocket when the satellite is at perigee would add 50 to 100 miles an DYNAMITE BLAST SETS TOWN AFIRE This was the scene in Roseburg, Ore., in the early hours today after a dynamite truck caught fire and blast shattered buildings and spread a raging fire over downtown Wirephoto.) Margaret O'Brien, Pros, Now, Weds Saturday Cons on Ike Labor Plea HOLLYWOOD Re- member that little girl with the freckled face and the braids? Well, she's grown up and getting married Saturday. Not the little girl who lived next door. But Margaret the child screen star wistful charm won Margaret, now a serene 21- year-old brunette beauty and Nixon Films Due Sunday on TV Nets JN FRONT of 1336 Lewis was forced to get .out of his car, walk into the'alley and lean over the hood of an old car parked there. Then the robber grabbed Forssell's necktie as if-to choke him and pressec the-.' knifepoint against the victim's side until blood was drawn. "Don't make a the man. threatened. "I'd just a soon kill you as fool with you. I don't like white men." -He ordered Forssell to plac his wristwatch, diamond ring and wallet, con tairiing on the hood o the car, then to "walk iiort' In the alley." AT NEW YORK ST. Fors sell turned back onto Lew Ave. and saw the suspec 'pinning away from his car "A transistor radio, wort was missing from ih glove compartment.. WASHINGTON UP) Tele- ision viewers Sunday wil ee filmed highlights of Vice resident Richard M. Nixon's icent trip through Russia ant oland .with Nixon serving as arrator. There will be showing on NBC and CBS TV net vorks. The NBC program is listec or p.m. EOT; the CBS irogram for p.m. EOT AIDS SAID they tood Nixon would under- be on VBC "live." CBS planned to ecord his comments. The vice president's asso- ciates also said he was not ilanning any extensive talk, ml just comments on the various places and scenes in the films. Each of the networks made ts'own films of Nixon's trip. 2 Supersonic Jets on Dash Over Pole England U.S. Air Force F100F supersonic jet fighters took off today on nonstop speed dash over the North Pole to Fairbanks, Alaska. (Continued Page A-7, Col. 2) again a busy actress after an awkward-years absence, weds Harold Robert Allen Jr., 24, a commercial art student. The ceremony will be con- ducted in St. Martin of Tours atholic Church. The couple ill honeymoon in pon their return, Margaret ans to continue her career, arold his studies. 4 MARGARET SAYS they et four years ago ouble other part- ers. They have been going eady a year. Harold is the son of Har- Id R. Allen, an aircraft de- gn specialist. Margaret's lother, Mrs. Gladys O'Rrien, former dancer, died a year WASHINGTON Resort Area Forest Fire ntil she made it. SOON THERE'LL BE A WEDDING Actress Margaret O'Brien, who rose, to screen fame as a child star, and Harold Robert Allen Jr., hold marriage license they obtained Thursday The pair will be married on Is Controlled CRESTLINE 12, 387-acre San Bernardino sharply divided CongressJMountains fire is under con tried to gauge today the pub-ltrol after a five-day battle. The fire-fighters won ire Sweeps Over Town n Oregon Explosives Vehicle Parked Beside Burning Building ROSEBURG, Ore. A ruck loaded with tons of explosives blew up with shattering force here early to- day. At least 10 persons were killed. Buildings were smashed and a raging fire spread over the downtown area in this city of In the truck were 2 tons of dynamite and 4y2 tons of ammonium nitrate, a fertilizer with explosive nature that caused the Texas City, Tex., disaster a number of years ago. THE BLAST came soon after fire was discovered in building beside which the ruck was parked, three locks from the center of he business district. Fred Munz, controller of 'acific Powder Co. at Tenino, Wash., identified his truck's cargo as dynamite and am- monium nitrate. The force of the blast was so great it bowled over pea- >le walking several blocks away, crushed walls of build- ngs, and damaged numerous houses and small apartments. ic reaction Eisenhower's strong racketeering in agement relations. go. Margaret decided she 'anted to be a movie actress t the age of 3. It was not was 5 that she to President] demand for ajthejr ballie Thursday night. enough to end ineffective, Eisenhower plugged for a bill which la- bor union leaders promptly said would wreck many honest unions along with the few suffering from corrup- tion. Still ahead is a two-wee jjofo of putting out flareup smoldering embers timber and brush in the fire' 30-mile perimeter. Cost of bringing the blaz under control was estimated by the U. S. Forest Service at But Eisenhower said recent disclosures of union wrong- Officials say the fire was doing are a "national dis- deliberately set. and said both he and Tne fjre arca js 75 mjies (Continued Page A-7, Col. 4) east of Los Angeles. HOSPITALS said they had 52 patients, several of .them condition. Blood plasma and physicians were flown from nearby Grants Pass. A coroner's deputy said some of the dead would 'be identified only through den- tal records. Asst. Fire Chief Roy Me- and Harry Carmi- chael, about 50, were identi- fied as among the dead. Po- liceman Donald De Sues, 32, was seen standing near the (Continued Page A-7, Col. 1) PAYOFF HEARS A PICTURE of Margaret n a magazine cover resulted her first picture assign- government short 1m starring James Cagney. hen she appeared with dickey Rooney in "Babes on Broadway." Winnings in The Press-Tele- Margaret became a star inlgrarn's Lucky Num- ier next _picture, Game are nearing the or portraying a mark. 30 Receive Cash on Lucky Numbers iritish war orphan. Starring roles followed in The Lost "Canter- ille "Meet Me in St. Louis" and many others. Eight more happy winners identified themselves Thurs- day at The Independent, Press- Telegram business office Totals to date: 30 winners She was earning a and claimed. week when she was 9. She Award won an Academy in 1944 as the best child actress and was.named one of the 10 top box-office stars in 1945 and 1946. Weather-- V i r i able cloudiness late tonight and early Saturday, but mostly clear and sunny. Little change fn temperature. Maximum by noon to- day: 80. One of Thursday's smiling claimants was Folke Adolfson, 1575 Chestnut Ave., a winner. TO ENTER the Lucky Num- bers Game, simply write or print your name, address and Social Security number .on a postcard and mail it to: Social Security Numbers, Independ- ent, Press-Telegram, 604 Pine Ave., Long Beach, 12. If your number subse- quently appears in this news- paper, bring your Social So. curity card and identification to The I, P-T business office Today's Lucky Numbers are: (Deadline Monday, Aug 10, 5 p. m.) 558-26-3418 546-36-9581 564-34-5286 170-18-8139 23-16-6440 564-10-7611 547-58-4228 5) 565-52-6872 5) 505-09-8330 5) 554-30-6596 5) 523-20-5885 5) Thursday's Lucky Number are: (Deadline Saturday, Aug 8, at 4 p. m.) 553-50-9185 550-10-4487 529-38-2352 160-47-7533 569-05-9544 351-20-4985 565-44-3745 5) 556-22-3105 5) 547-54-9099 5) 5) 548-32-3231 S) aim Springs Hit by Fire PALM SPRINGS MB A re in downtown Palm prings caused a loss esti- mated at Thursday ight. The Desert Farmers Market nd Phillips jewelery store vere destroyed. Firemen saved the Mayfair Supermarket, the Security First National Bank and Thrifty Green Stamp office in he same block-long building. WHERE TO FIND IT "Forgotten Fortune" tax- heirs list appears on Page C-6. 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