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Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - August 13, 1959, Long Beach, California GAS TAX RAISE FOR ROADS VOTED MEDIC TELLS OF SURGICAL CHEATERS I Kfiss U Denies Plastic Booster the Bvtning Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF.; THURSDAY, AUGUST 165 PRICJE 10 CENTS TELEPHONE HE 5-1161 AKIKO KOJIMA, the Japanese beauty who won the, Universe title here last month, today denied a Tokyo report that she had undergone an.opera-: tion to expand her bust for the contest. 3 Whites Arrested Near Central High LITTLE ROCK, Ark. white boys were arrested today near Central High School on the second 'day of-'.Little Rock's token: ihtegratiori' in its' high schools'. The three teenagers were picked up when they drove to the'school in a'car with Confederate flags '.The incident happened after three Negro girls had 'quietly-begun the second day of integration at Hall High School. Central itself opened at 1 p. m. The boys were :picked up Fire Controlled, More Rage AiscclaM Pro. Firemen reported headway today against blazes in -Cali- fornia forest and brush lands, bill several remain unchecked. Control was expected t oday over a fire .'in Shasta-Trinity National For- est, 40 miles west of Redding Northern California; The blaze destroyed more than lOO'million board feet of not far from where some 200 segregationist's were turned jack Wednesday b; swinging policemen. Police did not identify the boys by name but said they (Photos on Page A-3.) also had been picked up Wednesday in incidents around the school. .PQLIPE SEIZED, from the tliree boys 'a rubber hose weighted -at the end with brass, a tire tool and a lug wrench. They were booked on an open charge. A few hours before, the three Negro girls walked into Hall High School. Be- fore they arrived, two white girls drove by in a converti- ble: bearing signs: "Integration Is C o m m u- and "We Are for Fau- TQKYO Ko- jima's mother. angrily de- nied today a newspaper's and a. doctor's report-that the new Miss Universe had received a plastic-surgery bust injection before leav- ing Japan. "It's a lie. I have never taken her to such'a Mrs.'. Hisako Kojima said when informed that a plas- tic Dr. Toshizo Matsu'i, claimed he had per- formed the operation last June. said the mother. "How could she have had an operation? She's trie same size as.last in- sisted 19-y'ear-old brother, .Takao. Matsui was not avail- able for immediate com- ment on Mrs; Kojima's denial. At Honolulu, Miss Kojima 'also denied she underwent the operation. "It -just isn't she said, blushing. ft MATSUI HAD said Miss Kojima was only one of sev- eral Japanese beauties who had received plastic sur- geon's treatment. He said Miss Kojima, a .fashion model, had .a liquid plastic njected into her bosom at lis hospital. A spokesman for the newspaper Sankei Snimbun, sponsor of the Miss. Japan contest, said however: "The report is unfounded. We have seen her for the past four years, and there was no need for her to get bust surgery .of any kind. We are'still studying the report." Oscar Meinhardt, execu- tive producer of the Miss Universe' Pageant, said in Long Beach: "I'll..go along with the mother until further' proof is 'submitted. It looks as though this man' (the doc- tor) .is looking for a little publicity." Asked whether there .is anything in the c o n t e s t rules prohibiting such an in- jection, Meinhardt said: "No, no, there isn't. There is something in the rules against falsies." The doctor said the 24- year-old beauty came to his clinic a short time before the Miss Japan contest in June. He said he didn't measure her bust, but when she won the universe title in Long Calif., last month her statistics were t MISS KOJIMA is due here Friday. She is under contract for a year to a U.SV cosmetics firm to promotr ing its products. The local manager said he didn't think the alleged medical. (Continued Page A-9, Col. 1) HOME EDITION (Six Editions Daily] Move Breaks Deadlock on DEATH PLUNGE Of JRUCK AND TRAILER A huge truck and trailer lies upside down across the San Bernardino Freeway in Los Angeles after plung- ing through guard left directly above parked bus) of the Soto St. off-ramp. The driver, MichaelSteck, 42, of Los Angeles, was killed. Three occupants of cars were injured by beer cases serit flying from the trailer. The beer exploded like shots'wh'en it Wirepholo.) Labor Bill 70 tbcky Numbers Demo Row fate Hangs PSy OW to Readers on Tickets Near End I -Cent Raise Less Than Ike Sought but Expected to Suffice WASHINGTON ftf) The House Ways and Means Com- mittee today voted a 1-cent ncrcase in the federal gaso- ine tax effective Sept. 1 to teep the super highway pro- gram going. The extra levy would re- main in effect for 22 months. committee voted also to divert to the highway fund some of the taxes now col- ected on automobiles and au- tomobile parts. The gas tax increase is less than the' cents asked by President Eisenhower, but is estimated to be enough to maintain the rate of highway construction at close to its present level for the next three years. THE ACTION hroke a long deadlock over sources of reve- nue to keep construction mov- ng on the net- work. Although the committee on irevioiis occasions had re- leatedly turned down further ncreases in the gasoline tax, t reversed itself today and voted 16-9 to boost the 3-cent motor fuel tax to 4 cents. The 4-cent tax would re- msin in effect until June 30, 1961. Thereafter, additional unds would be obtained'for the next three years by di- verting from the general fund of the treasury one-half of the revenue from the 10 per cent automobile manufac- turers' excise and two-thirds of the 8 per cent excise, on automobile parts and acces- sories. in once WASHINGTON. UP) The Seventy persons have won1 'in- The Press-Tele- gram's Lucky Numbers Game i based on Social Security card outcome of the bitter ljsted. jn (nis Mws; battle over labor racketeering! controls hung on a razor-thin balance today. .The result could be deter- mined in a quick windup.be fore nightfall .or drag on wood- One of Wednesday's happy winners was Edwin H. Reid, 4928 Premiere Ave., Lake- indefinitely. A half dozen votes could decide the issue. As the House headed into the third day of critical de- bate, the issue rested between a bill backed by Democratic leaders as a middle-ground approach, and a more strin- gent measure personally sup- ported hy President Eisen- hower. As tempers flared, the House Wednesday. defeated by an overwhelming 245-532 vote a measure carrying the official endorsement of the AFL-CIO.and most other or- ganized labor groups. bus. Some 25 policemen, on guard at Hall, paid no atten- (Continued Page A-9, Col. 3) Weather Low- clouds late to- night and early Friday, but mostly sunny Fri- day. Little change in temperature. L B.-MONTREAL FLIGHT Firemen announced control Wednesday night over an brush fire near Cajpn Junction, north of San Bernardino in Southern .Cali- fornia. The. fire, which" destroyed one uninhabited cabin, had .hjeeri fought "for a day and a ijalf force that included men and equipment from the San Bernardino, Kialto, Col- (Continued Page Col.: 5) 2 Notional Guards Rifled by UaktHwg ,.EL bolt of lightning ripped through a fieki "headquarters in desert country north of here late Wednesday afternoon, killing two -New. Mexico -national guardsmen 'and 'injuring'! 12 others. .The tragecly occurred as the guardsmen were preparing for their evening meal.. DCS Jetliner in Test Averages 610 M.P.M. A Douglas DCS Jetliner averaged 610 miles an hour in a proving flight from Long Beach to Montreal, Canada, test pilot Bill Smith reported today on return here. The giant jet transport streaked over the mile route in 4 hours and 12 minutes from the Long Beach control tower to thelMontreal control tower. .r Take-off to time for'the flight was 4 hours, 45 minutes, including a 30-minute. landing delay because of traffic at Montreal. ,v. THE. FUGHT was an intercontinental model DCS powered by Pratt fc Whitney JT4 jej engines as part of. the official-'Federal Aviation Agency'certification pro- ,gram. v Among the 22 crew .members. andvobseryers'.aboard were six FAA officials, headed by test pilot John Frariek. B. A Fouldj, Douglas chief test pilot, was co-pilot. S. V, Gentite was operator. s The final'leg of a proving flight by way of 1 C., 'was completed this morning. The plane which'made .the flight is No. 7 off the Long Beach assembly is designated for Pan American Airways, SPONSORED by' Rep. John F. Shelley the labor- supported bill skirted the is- sues 'of bans on secondary boycotts, "hot cargo'! agree- ments, and other point? stressed by the'President as essential to effective labor legislation. Its defeat had been a fore- gone conclusion. Both Demo cratic and Republican leaders opposed it as failing to meet the test of anti-racketeering curbs. The. House also killed, by a 215-160 vote, an amendmen proposed by Rep. Adam Clay ton Powell (D-NY) to prohibi segregation or denial of un ion rights on grounds of race creed, color or national origin Critics charged the Powel amendment was designed t kill, effective labor legislation by injecting .civil rights is sues. Former ke Follies Star Electrocuted SAN FRANCISCO UP) Hugh :Hendrickson, a forme Ice Follies star, wa's electro cuted Wednesday in the brin room, of the San Francisc Ice Arena. Hendrickson, 31, a co-own er.of the a portable electric light 'du Ing repairs on a pump, i fell unconscious wh'en tl pump suddenly started an. splashed him with water, To enter the contest, write or print your name, address and Social Security card mber on a postcard and ail it to The Independent, ess-T e 1 e g r a m, 604 Pine ve., Long Beach 12. If your number is selectee a winner, bring your Socia! ecurity card and' identifica- on to the 1, P-T business of- ce before the stipulatcc eadline. Eleven more lucky numbers e listed j (Deadline for today's num- ers is Monday, Aug. 17, 5 m.) 586-34-6723 578-28-IOlt 567-42-7797 702-03-5484 712-05-2781 552-28-7613 505-12-7181 235-14-7022 (S5) 42S-26-1743 Wednesday's lucky num- >ers are Friday, .ug. .14, 5 709-18-J579 570-M-5US 553-14-MtS EDWIN H. REID Happy Winner ROHEN EGGS H's a Tovali Job Being a Marshoi MIAMI they say oh it's' a tough job, and sometimes a dirty job, but .a necessary job, being a United States marshal. .Deputy Marshal Guy Hixon was ordered by' a court .Wednesday to de- stroy pounds of rot- ten tggs, seized for viola- tion of interstate com merce regulations. Mamie Goes o Denver; Mother III DENVER isenhower arrived in Denver oday to visit her. ailing mother, Mrs. Elivera Dou'd." She went directly-to her uite at the Brown Palace iotel and to her mother's ome an hour later. Her sister, Mrs. Gordon floore of Washington, arid a iece, Mamie 'Eisenhower also were regis- ered at the same hotel. MRS. DOUD, 81, has been I for nearly two syears. A Secret Service man said there was no particular change in icr condition. It was believed Mrs. Eisen- lower had gone directly to ler mother's home when she eft the.-train. Reporters ant photographers spent an. hou driving past the Doud resi dence and checking hospital before they found her leaving the hotel. Mrs. Eisenhower let Washington Tuesday. LOS ANGELES A squabble that could cost Los Angeles the 1960 Democratic Convention ne'ared a show- down today. Democratic National Chair- man Paul M. Butler warned that unless a convention tick- et dispute is settled by Mon- day he will start looking for another site. Butler also arranged to fly here later today in an attempt lo iron out the controversy. Deputy Chairman Samuel 0. Brightman said in Wash- ington Butler would confer with Mayor Norris Poulson, a Republican, and with Demo- cratic leaders. IT WAS estimated'that the extra highway money would allow apportionment to the slate of this year for construction in fiscal 1961 starting next July 1, and 2 billion In fiscal 1962. The highway fund has been exhausted 'by a speed-up' voted by Congress last year as an anti-recession measure. At that time the pay-as-you- go .feature of the law was But with that section' of the law temporarily suspended. back in force officials have said that without new money they can make no allotments (Continued Page A-9, Col. 2) ASKED ABOUT possibil- ities that a compromise might be reached, Brightman re- "I don't think Butler is going to budge an inch." Los Angeles' County Super- isor Kenneth Hahn, with horn Butler talked by tele- ipne! -Wednesday, has said e expects a compromise by r Ha'hn said, if that fails new group is ready to fi- ance the convention. "1 learned from a very high Jeiriocratic official that an- iher group is ready to put up ie to underwrite Hahn said. It is .willing to accept the ,500 tickets offered by But- er." He would not identify the Jemocratic official for the rou'p, t THE RUCKUS started when (Continued Page A-9, CoJ. I) 7 Dead, 4 Missing in Japan's Roods TOKYQ person were dead and four missin today following heavy -rain along Japan's. Pacific Coas The. rains caused floods whic damaged about house, covered acres of farm land and disrupted ra'i service. Discoverer Launched at Vandenberg VAN DENBERG AIR ORCE BASE, Calif. fth rocket in the Discovered atellite series powered ith peppier fuel than its redecessors streaked aloft oday. Air Force scientists hope" e new fuel, designed to give B rocket a better chance of chievirig orbit, will, get the ouble-plagued series back on ic beam. The last two rockets failed' o orbit. There were no animals in he nose capsule of the satel- ite rocket'totlay. The shot is test of hardware expected to arry monkeys into orbit later n the Discoverer series. The Air Force hoped to eject the capsule near Hawaii and catch it as it parachutes down. WHERETO FIND IT Beach B-l. Hal A-21. A-21. to 12. A-22, 23. A-14.' Death B-2. A-29. B-3. Shipping C-l to 5. A-18, tides, TV, B-8. Page A-2I. B-4, 5, 7. Your A-2. Brief Sitdown in Utah Prison SALT LAKE CITY than 115 inmates of! Utah State Prison staged a brief'sitdown strike today be- cause of grievances over pris-. on laundry and items, which; visitors could bririg into the inmates. No violence .was involved and the disgruntled in the tpry went back after one hour and 30 utes. .r
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