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   Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - August 20, 1959, Long Beach, California                             AF TRIES TO CAPTUR SPACE CAPSULE TODAY C119Team to Attempt HOME The Finest Evening Newspaper LONELY SENTINEL AMONG THE SHOES Too young to take part in the season's final swim for Camp Fire Girls at South Portland, Maine, Sharon Connell, 3, glumly sits as.a sentinel to pro- tect the shoes of her older, cooler and happier Wirephoto.) Union, Firms Both Citing Steel Report WASHINGTON ing steelworkers and the steel industry both claimed today new government re- port' bolsters their positions. Maintaining its hands-off policy in the 37-day-old steel the government Wednesday released figures showing that steel profits, .prices.and wages have been going up for years. Secretary: of-Labor James P. Mitchell, made public the background report on; the steel dispute. He said neither side has been doing any ".intensive bargaining and urged greater efforts until a settlement is. reached. BUT MITCHELL declined to make any recommenda- tions on where there shouk be some backing down in the deadlocked which side should do the re- treating. "There are no conclusions drawn (from the he said. responsibility for a settlement "of the strike rests upon management ant labor." "However, he made it clea that the public has an interes in! -the dispute which eac! week is costing 300 million dollars worth of production arid! 70 million dollars in wages. ;Mjtchell told several hun dre'd newsmen at Wednes day's news conference tha the effect of the strike so fa has not been serious from national standpoint. 4.4 3 BUT A NATIONAL erner gcncy might result if th (Continued Page A-8, Col. 1 Quake-Hit Area Awakened by 3 New Tremors Boy Admits Fire to Get Job (UPI) A 17 year-old 'youth confesse Wednesday night he set a fbi est fire that cost an estimatec so he could get job' as a fire fighter. Roy "McCain Jr. 17, of O leans, son of a resort owne told authorities he set the fir in an' abandoned mine on h father's property on Aug. Thi ifirev spread- over acres' of virgin timber in ,th Rivers'1 taationai Fores arid "was. Wot brought und acked measure considere  President Eisenhower skipped golf'and stuck to his farm home this morning to await the' arrival of Mrs. ho wer from Denver. Eisen- Quake Hits Town in North Calif. RIO DELL, Calif. sharp, localized earthquake jolted this Humboldt County community at Wednes day night 32 Bodies Found in Airliner Crash MONTSENY, Spain Salvage crews today recover ed the bodies of 32 person who died Wednesday nigh when an English cha.rte Diane crashed into this moun tain north of Barcelona.'. Salvage operations wer slowed by fog that blankete the area for -the secon straight day. The plane, a chartered of British TransaJr.Ltd. crash ed while en" route from Bar celona's Prat'Airport to Lon don with 29 students an three crew members aboan MRS. WANDA REED Weather Cloudy late tonight and early Friday, but; mostly sunny Little change in temper- ature. Maximum temper-: ature by nooa today: 75, V   

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