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Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - August 29, 1959, Long Beach, California IKE AND MACMILLAN CONFER ON COLD WAR SPOTS ON THE SUN This photograph, released in Washington, is one of the sharpest ever made of sunspots, according to Dr. Martin Princeton University scientist. It was taken from a balloon feet above the Minneapolis- St. Paul area on Aug. 17. The dark core of relatively cool gases is surround- ed by wispy filaments of outward moving warmer gases. (AP Wirephoto) Taipei by Worst Storm; 6 Die 190-Mile Winds Rake City; Yanks Move to Safety TAIPEf, Formosa Ty- phoon Joan killed six personsj Experts by Sunspot Photos ST. PAUL, Minn. group of "terribly excited" scientists today pored over the clearest pictures of sun- spots ever taken. The photographs may unravel the mystery of the sun- spots and their effect on the earth, the scientists said. But Dr. Martin Schwarzchiid of Princeton University cautioned that "it will be a year or more before we can reach any conclusions about the pictures." SCHWARZCHILD IS THE DIRECTOR of the "Strato- and injured five in the sub-i scope" project for the National Science Foundation and urbs of Taipei tonight as the the Bureau of Naval Research which sponsored the.photo- graphing of the sunspots. worst storm in years borej An unmanned "stratoscopc" balloon, loaded with Nationalist! photographic equipment and a 12-inch telescope, soared West Berlin iniet lopic at Chequers in down on this Chinese island. The typhoon, with center winds said by the armed forces to have a velocity of magnetic'disturbances on earth. President Planes From Scotland for Weekend Parleys WENDOVER, England (if the serene peace of thi English countryside, Presiden Eisenhower and Prime Minis ter Macmillan turned today li a discussion of Western strat egy in the cold war dealing: with Russia. The President, preparing fo his talks next month with So viet Premier Nikita S. Khrush chev, arrived shortly aftc midday for a weekend of con ferenees at Macmillan's se eluded country estate, Cheq uers. The President flew in from Scotland where he had visitci with Queen Elizabeth II am her family. He was met a Benson Airport by Macmillan AT BENSON, 18 miles fron Chequers, a crowd of severa hundred applauded an cheered as Eisenhowe stepped from a British jet air mio the stratosphere Aug. 17 and "shot" the sunspots over Crowds cheered Eiser a 45-rninute period. hower ,p (ne HOM E Southland's Final Evening Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., SATURDAY, AUGUST 20, 1959 20 PAGES PRICE 10 CENTS TELEPHONE HE 5-1 Ifil Vol. 179 Cl-ASSiflED UK a-niiss EDITION (Six Editions Only the day before the sunspots had caused severe 190 miles an hour, was ex- pected to strike the west coast, between Hiialien and Taitung, late tonight. The Civil Air Transport earlier reported center winds of 220 miles an hour, but the velocity diminished, A STATE of emergency was declared throughout the island, .already stricken from a big flood arid 'an earthquake this month. Lashing rains and winds swept Formosa as the 200- mile-radius advanced on a, path that .would take it to the Chinese mainland be- tween Quemoy and the Matsu Islands. 'The first casualties lierej were from collapsed houses. Police went from house to hoiise in low-lying areas of Taipei, urging people to move to higher ground. Police more than ITQIy were moved to schools and other public buildings in Tai- SCHWARZCHILP SAID the scientific team here is "terribly excited" because the timed sequence pictures will enable them to study changes in the sunspots. He said it is hoped the pictures will help science dis- cover (ha origin of the mysterious spots. The "Stratoscope" ttam plans one or two more flights next month to take additional pictures. LB. Police Nab 28 in Drug Roundup Climaxing 10 weeks of undercover operations, the police narcotic del ail early today booked 28 persons, including two women, for alleged narcotic violations. Fire Damages U. S. Warship NAPLES, Italy Iff) Fire pei for safety. More than were moved at the near- by port of Keelung. X U.S. AUTHORITIES took emergency precautions for American personnel. Broadcasts hy the U.S. Armed Forces Radio advised Americans whose homes might be threatened to gather at the U.S. Officers' Club or Club 63, and enlisted men's club. Many Americans of their own volition, moved their be- longings to high ground to be above the level of possible floods. All police leaves were can- celed. Typhoon Joan is the most violent one to threaten For- mosa in living memory and certainly the worst since the Nationalists took over this island from Japan in 1945. broke out today in the engine Sixteen were arrested on warrants. The. roundup of Inarcotic suspects was the largest in local police histop-y, said Sgt. Willis L. Penhollow, head of the detail. Among those arrested was Robert H. Gorman, 27, of 3488 Harding St., who police believe is a major "pusher" of Benzedrine, a dangerous the way on the 40-minute drive to Chequers. i There was a brief demon- stration outside the gates at Chequers by a few members of thc League of Empire Loy- alists, which never forgave the United States for oppos- ing Britain's invasion of the Suez Canal Zone in 1956. c THERE WAS A scuffle be- tween a demonstrator and a spectator, but it was unlikely either Macmillan or Eisen- hower saw it because their car passed swiftly through the gate. At Macmillan's 600-year-old country residence, he and Ei- senhower presumably got started at lunch on their dis- cussion of international prob- lems. Afterward they planned to retire to a cozy second floor room, known as the Long Gallery, for further discussion of such problems as West Berlin, disarmament, a ban nn CHEERS FOR A FAMOUS VISITOR Villagers line highway at Longwick, England, today as President Eisenhower and his host, Prime Min- ister Harold Macmillan, ride in open Rolls Royce en route to Chequers from Benson Airport. The Presi- dent and prime minister are discussing cold war strategy over the Wirephoto) Bill Signed WASHINGTON dent Eisenhower today signed a veterans pension bill raising nonservice-connected benefits i by 10 billion dollars over the: next 40 years. i Eisenhower had until mid-i night next Tuesday to act; room of the U.S. destroyer _ drug. Benzedrine is a trade Decatur and was extinguished name for thc drug ampneti.! after two hours. mine. A Navy spokesman said IN GORMAN'S HOME were found "bennies', or fjre Benzedrine pills, police said. Also confiscated were several nuclear weapons tests and (Continued Page A-3, Col. 5) of the crew were in- jured, one seriously. Naples and NATO fighting forces aided in fight- ing the blaze. As a precau- tionary measure, ammunition stores were flooded. The De- catur had docked here early today. Weather Low clouds and local fog late tonight and early Sunday, clearing to mostly sunny Sunday. Not much temperature change. rolls of foil paper of the type used to wrap such pills. Seventy-five per cent of the suspects had marijuana or dangerous drugs in their possession when they were arrested, 'according to Sgt.jwas hurt. Penhollow. The holding cussions. Crippled AF Plane Lands; 37 on Board LITTLE ROCK, Ark. A crippled Air Force transport plane with 37 men aboard made a safe landing at Little Rock Air Force Base Friday, it was learned today. No oneiwidows. Billion FOR 3RD CHILD Gl Rumor Queen Eyes Ike as Godfather BALMORAL, Scotland went around the Scottish Highlands today that President Eisenhower may be godfather to Queen Elizabeth's expected child. Russ Agree to Continue Test Ban I Royal aids would not com- mieh'on Invasion speculation that he veto it. The White House an-i NEW DELHI, India Wi nounced the President signed'Indian newspapers today the measure at Chequers, country home of British ment, but the people of the Jglens .were saying nothing be more natural than for the 33-year-old Queen to invite the President to the christening or to na proxy. For one thing, they Prime Minister Nehru's disclosure nf Red Chi- 'nese raids across the Tibetan near London, where the twojborder inlo jndian territory said, the Queen and her husband, Prince closest Philip, terms are of diplomatic dis-jwith huge headlines and ap- jproval that a strong stand isj friendship with Eisenhower. THE BILL will have two jbeing taken. Several papers FROM THE MOMENT he MOSCOW Soviet Union has agreed to hold off testing nuclear weapons just as long as the Western pow- ers do and said it hopes this will be forever. The Russians responded to thc American and British an- nouncements this week ex- tending the Western ban on nuclear tests at least for the rest of the year. The Soviet government has made official a pledge given on 10 by Premier Nikita He told a Brit- 'ish clergyman in a letter then that Russia was "ready to ac- cept the most solemn obliga- tions not to be the first to said the principal effects when it lakes iChifnes? appears .part of a larger Communist Idesign against the smaller effect July i, I960: publishedl Calcutta! arrived at Balmoral any further tests of the royal family's holidaymuclear weapons." home the President was? a treated more like a favorite; THE SOVIET statement uncle than a visiting head of; Friday night emphasized, state. '.however, that Russia would The queen, expecting her be "free from this pledge" if 1. It will make World nf Asia II and Korean War widows; The Statesman, eligible for pensions on theiin New Delhi and Calcutta.khird baby early next year, jany Western powers carry out same basis as World War Jjsaid most of these nations went to ths ilook to India for protection, meet him. castle gates tests. France is hurrying to join She was his chauffeur on 50 per cent of the are repeaters and Mink-Floored Cadillac Enchants Arii. Owner TUCSON, Ariz. Bullep has a fleet of six new automobiles. His favorite is a 1959 custom-built Cadillac. But Bullen, about 40 and heir to a' tobacco fortune, wasn't salisfied. U hadn't anything to go with the black leather upholstery of thc seats or the ostrich skin paneling. Then he hit on the perfect mink. Finding enough matched skins of the right shade was a problem. It took 17 long distance phone calls. Finally Bullen had his eight-'oy-four-foot chunk from a Tticson fashion store. THE CAR WENT to customizer Charles Wortman. Wortman supervised the building of custom interiors for planes assigned to Generals Eisenhower, Spaatz and Pat- ton during World War II. Wortman snipped carefully, soon had the rear floor board, the arm rests and door straps covered. Bullen was enchanted. Ho brushed off a reporter's query about the cost, but a Phoenix furrier said it was at least Bullen, however, didn't want the mink for the rear scat. That, he said, would be overdoing it. About suspects have prior narcotic convic- tions. Many were on proba- tion. "THESE PEOPLE are most- ly little narcotic I Sgt. Penhollow said. "They roll, smoke and sell joints or marijuana cigarettes for 50 cents apiece and try (Continued Page A-3, Col. 1) Ellington Air Force Base, ents gojng On the pension rolls Houston, Tex., to Scott Air! WHERE TO FIND IT There are 11 Lucky Num bers listed one worth a cash award. Story onj< Page A-7. TI nut HIP honnfitc nf "Nothing could be better win put me ncneius (Q fan fear drive around the estate and clusively 'the United States, en route fromjall veterans and their depend- the nuclear club now ex- Britain and mak- despondency in small coun- across the valley to visit tries bordering Tibet than the Queen Motner Elizabeth atiing plans for tests in the Sa- Force Base, Belleville, mji" future on a sliding scaiej.fearless' overwhelming by afternoon "I didn't want to be a common thief. I liked my plan and was disappointed to see it nipped in the bud." So George Vichos, 27, of Detroit, told police after he was picked up Friday night for investigation of taking money under false pre- tenses with an ingenious idea on how to get rich. Conservatively dressed in a dark suit, Vichos stood next to the night deposit chute of the Detroit Bank Trust Co. On a cart be- side him was an old army ammunition box painted blue with a hole punched in the top. The name of the bank was stenciled on the side. When the bank's first night customer arrived, Vichos told him the deposit lock had been jammed with gum and could not be re- paired until morning. "I was asked to stay late and pick Up the Vichos told the man. "Your money will be safe." The customer, a furniture store manager, turned over the day's in cash and a similar amount in checks. Vicho's dropped them through the slot in the box. After leav- ing, the customer had some misgivings about the strange operation and called police. Vichos was still at bank when police arrived.. "I could have taken off after the first said, "but I didn't want ta be a common thief."
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