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Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - October 7, 1959, Long Beach, California ENRAGED MAN FIRES SHOTS Garden Grove Officer Slain in Line of Duty UNION CHIEF SEES NO HOPE OF STEEL PEACE GEORGE ALBERT CURRY, accused of shooting to death a Garden Grove police officer Tuesday, is escorted to a police car after his arrest. From left are Patrolman Vern Dellenbaugh; Curry; Detective Sgt.- Kenneth Runyon, partner of slain officer; and Detective Sgt. Don Photo) Sunny Weather Seen in Chicago for Sixth Game CHICAGO baseball weather was fore- cast today for Thursday's sixth game of the World Series in Chicago. Skies will be partly sunny and tem- peratures mild with the high in the upper 70s, the Weather Bureau said. Winds are expected to be south to southwest at 10 to 15 miles an hour. ---------------------------------1 While the Los Angeles I I f 'Dodgers and the Chicago White Sox were playing foi the 1959 title in California Chief Kassem Wounded HOME The Southland's Finest Evening Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1959 212 PRICE 10 CENTS PAGES TELEPHONE HE 5-1161 CLASSIFIED HE 2-5959 EDITION (Six Editions Daily] SGT.. MYRON TRAPP Shot Down Chicago waded through a! A 35-year-old Garden Grot-e stretcli of rainy weather that'Policc detective was shot and started Saturday and off to a light mist this bec5me enraged when ing. 'construction workers spillec asphalt paving materials on CAIRO Both teams arrived by Karim Kassem, Iraq's at Chicago's Midway his lawn. man premier, was shot in tlle Dodgers first, shoulder today, B ag hd a 3 a-m- and thc Radio reported. later. The radio said the premier! ranwn was slightly wounded. !haps 750 persons, Iraq s military Killed was Detective Sgt. Myron Trapp, father of three children and a -member of the Garden Grove force since was formed in 1957. '2V Rigged, Ex-Show Aid Tells Probers Says Was Advised Not to Give Truth to Investigators WASHINGTON A public-relations consultant for producers of the TV quiz pro- ;ram "Twenty-One" testified oday the show was ri At the same time, the wit- ness, Alfred Davis, said an attorney advised his public- relations firm not to tell the truth to New York authorities nvestigating charges that con testants were given questions and answers in advance. Davis identified the attor ney as Edwin Slote of New York. In effect, Davis said his firm and Barry and Enrigh Inc., owners of the quiz pro gram, had deceived the Na tional Broadcasting Co. by not TWO telling them the truth. NBC was the network that car- ried one of the biggest quiz shows collapsed last year charges it was rigged. SUFFERS HEART ATTACK Singer Mario Lanza Dies in Rome Hospital USW Takes Plea to Ike by Motorcade Southland Strikers to Appeal Against Invoking of T-H MAYWOOD 200 steelworkers left May wood by motorcade for Presi dent Eisenhower's Palm Springs vacation headquar- ommittee Sent Home by McDonald Ike Action Under Taft-Hartley Law Seen Next Step PITTSBURGH Steelworkers President David J. McDonald sent his wage- policy committee home today. He said steel strike settle- ment prospects appeared hopeless. McDonald indicated he felt the next step will be for President Eisenhower to in- voke the Tafl-Hartley Law to end the strike for an 80-day period. But McDonald said the union will fight any such court injunction in the courts. But he pledged that the union, failing to upset an in- junction, would "obey the law of the land." The union chief said there ters today to plead against jwas. nothing in the steel ne- his use of the Taft-Hartley jgotiations picture to "indicate hope for settlement in the until it after VIEWS OF LANZA Mario Lanza, 38-year-old tenor who died today in Rome, is shown at left as he appeared in 1957, a year when he shed nearly 100 pounds, and at rifilu in 1956 when his weigiit was 200 pounds plus. One of Lanza's biggest battles was with law to halt the 85-day-old near future." nationwide steel strike. The motorcade of about 50 ,N STRONGLY opposing cars ot members of Local 2058 use Of thc T-H law, McDon- of the United Steelworkers of aid again called for appoint- America was to join with ment by Eisenhower of a pub- similar caravans from tot-finding board to sift the strike issues and recom- tana and Torrancc. mend a solution. Manuel Sierras, president of Eisenhower has expressed the local, which has for such a board, but members, said he wouldihas said he would name one if the industry joined the ask the President from the use of to refrain the Taft- Hartley law and instead let union in endorsing the idea. The any industry has White House indicated interven- the companies and the unionjtion should be the Taft-Hart- reach accord through normal channels gaining. of collective bar- IT WAS REPORTED the ROME A m e r i c a n DAVIS WAS the leadoff _ witness of the second day of 'tenor Mario Lanza died today an inquiry by the House leg-iin a Rome hospital. Booked into Orange County islative oversight subcommit- Lanza had been in the nos Ge. Ahmed Saieh E, Abd'i.P'ayers of both teams with immediately clamped a cur-jnon-partisan gusto. few on Baghdad and its sub-l Some of the players had urbs. .slept after a light lunch state of his health isjaboard the pianeE. Most of excellent and there is --1 ijail on suspicion of murder was George Albert Curry, 45, a roofer of 13091 Nelson St., Garden Grove. cause of Baghdad ported. them hurried off to their ho- tels. Some remained at airport for the arrival of the tee into quiz-show scandals. Under questioning, Davis said Slote had advised him to get out of town after authori- ties began looking into the SGT. TRAPP, investigators charges against the program: said, was struck in the topi "Where did lie advise you of the shoulder while crouch-jio asked Robert W. ing at the kitchen door at theiUshman, subcommittee coun- pltal for about a week, re- portedly for treatment of a; minor illness. A friend said he suffered a heart attack and died shortly after noon. He was 38. lies. KASSEM, 45, has ruledjplane carrying wives and Iraq since the revolution ofjotner members of their fami- July 1958 overturned the monarchy, killing King Feisal. Until then he was an obscure brigade commander known only as a dedicated soldier. Immediately after the revo- lution, his public utterances one more victory. The sixth marked him as an enthusiastic game will start at 1 p.m. (10 Arab nationalist, and m Long Beach tjme) Thurs- 'Hcurry home. The bullet, cours-jsel. ing downward, pierced officer's heart. Trapp, together thc "As far away as 1 Davis replied. De-1 In New York, the office of .tective Sgt. Kenneth Runyon. 1 attorney Edwin M. Slote said THE DODGERS lead 3-2 inianswered a disturbance was away for the day be the best of seven series andjal the Curry residence which can win the World Title with of another former militarist! day at Chicago's Comiskey turned politician, President Gamal Abdel Nasser of the United Arab Republic. Thelif needed, at the same Park and the seventh time maintained a man was shoot- ing at a construction crew pouring asphalt for a parking lot. at 13121 Nelson St., ad- jacent to the Curry home. According to Garden Grove police. Sgt. Trapp went to the back door of the home while SRI. R'unyon covered cause of a death in his family, and could not be reached for comment. DAVIS TESTIFIED that two Arab leaders later split and site the following day. the front door. over the methods that Kassem employed in putting down opposition elements. Following establishment of the revolutionary government underground Communists emerged from hiding and were joined by Communists ex- pelled from the U.A.R. Kassem relied increasingly on Communist the displeasure of some of his fellow officers and members of the landed aristocracy. TRIPLETS AT 17 Suddenly, Young Wife Has Four SOUTH CHARLESTON, W. ya- Seventeen-year-old Mrs. Betty Sue Eplin gave birth to a daughter, Brenda Sue, last Dec. 28. Now, 10 months later, she's the mother of four children. The wife of a golf-course caddy gave birth to triplets, six weeks premature, Monday. Although she had been told there was a possibility of twins, Mrs. Eplin was un- prepared for the birth of triplets. "I wanted a she but not that quick. Although the Dodgers are favorites to win their second World Series in five years, the Chicagoans may find some advantage in the fa- miliarity of their own ball! park and the partisan rooting! of White Sox fans. I SGT. RUNYON said he yelled, "Come out with your Ike's Board Asks Quick Dock Peace 'President had declined tolproposals. meet with the Southland steel i strikers. 'ley procedure. Under Taft-Hartley a board of inquiry would be confined to making a factual report on the situation and barred from making any settlement James C. Hagerty, press secretary, said the President would deal on the union side I in the strike only with Davii .1. McDonald, steelworkers' international president. DISPERSAL of the union's 170-man wage-policy com- mittee underlined the union's despair for a negotiated strike solution. Neither was their jf optimism on the industry side. Six top industry executives, led by Chairman Roger M. Lanza two years ago un-j WASHINGTON Sierras said he planned Of u. S. Steel Corp., dertook-a hew movie careerjdent Eisenhower's emergency in Europe after several yearsifact-finding board completed activity inU fast public hearing today the United States. Jon the strike of East and Gulf stevedores with an ap- A PHILADELPHIA boy.jpeal to the parties to resume Lanza vaulted to fame with the film "The Great Caruso." He earned in one bargaining at once and ham- mer out a solution. Chairman Guy Farmer told year, more than half of it iniriewsmen he expects that phonograph records. In 1952 "barring something we can he was about the hottest thing in U. S. show business. Two years later he was in tell the President: "Use of thc Taft-Hartley law will antago- nize the steelworkers and every other American who works for a living and is con- scious of his or her own eco- nomic interests in this dis- pute." Sierras said such an injunc- tion "can only be character- met with McDonald in a fruit- less session Tuesday night. not foresee, we report Thursday." This Eisenhower in motion the file a as 'government strike- breaking.'" Weather Low clouds late to- night apd early Thurs- day. Mostly sunny Thursday. Slightly cool- er. Maximum tempera- ture by noon today: 72. publication by New York dehl lo tnc United Statesichooses_sel newspapers of stories about government and having a procedures under the Tart- alleged rigging of the pro............ gram led to a series of meet- ings in 1957 and 195S at- tended by representatives of the producers, Davis' own firm and NBC. hard time finding bookings. One of the reasons was that he got too fat for romantic parts. Hartley Labor Act which would lead to a federal court order enjoining the seven-day old strike for 80 days of cool- "He was a sick off and bargaining. '.friend Irving Aronson said The tearing was finished ii Afterward, he said, NBC pcriod in which Lanza'one hour and 45 minutes. hands up, the place is sur- sued a statement that it jn sjzei to fill, and then heard a1 found the charges Las Vegas engagement and AS IT ENDED, Farmer re- (Continued Page A-4. Col. 2) GOING STRONG, RUSS SAY Lunik Mi. Beyond the Moon MOSCOW Lunik soared miles'be- yond the moon today and is expected to keep going three more days before starting its return toward earth, Tass reported tonight. The official Soviet news agency said the instrument- crammed satellite is expected to reach a maximum dis- tance of 291.870 miles from the earth before turning back. "Thereafter the interplanetary station will begin mov- ing toward the earth and will pass by our planet on Oct. 18, moving from north to the announcement said. THE SHORTEST DISTANCE from the earth's surface will be about kilometers The Soviet Lunik began curving around the hidden face of the moon Tuesday. The Soviet announcement said it was now moving "strictly on its set orbit." (British sci- entists reported that it appears one degree off course but said this is a minor variation.) The broadcast gave no indication of what information been relayed back from the Lunik concern- ing the unknown face of the moon. fired. He ran around the and had complete confidence I Trapp, Sgt. Run-Jin the integrity of the show. Asked whether his firm and he Barry and Enright organi- zation had not made every cf- ort to deceive NBC, Davis replied: would have to say yes. We did not make any great (Continued Page A-4, Col. 4) accused of breaking a minded spokesmen of the Internationa] Long- Lanza was born in the Lit-ishoremen's Assn and lhe wa_ tie Italy section of Philadel- terfront employes that "Taft- Hollywood movie contract. istriking phia.. His real name was Al- fredo later name sional use. Hartley will not bring about Arnold Cocozza. He any solution Of this dispute." adopted his mother's He urged tne partjes to of Lanza for profes- (Continued Page A-4, Col. 1) A SPOKESMAN at Lanza's home said the tenor's wife was in a state of shock. They have four children ilcnsion between the United After coming to Rome, and and Red chjna p bringing his weight down WHERE TO FIND IT Secretary of State Christian A. Herter sees no easing of ALFRED DAVIS Says Show 'Rigged' (Continued Page A-4, Col. I) K Sees Summit Meet by Winter MOSCOW (UPI) .Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev Isaid in a speech released to- ;day that an East-West sum- jmit meeting may take place jthis autumn or winter. j Khrushchev made his re- i marks Tuesday in Vladivo- stock where he stopped on his way back from a Peiping meeting with Communist Chi- nese leaders. Beach B-l Hal B-ll B-l I C-5 to 11 B-12, 13 A-2I Death B-2. B-10 B-3 Shipping A-14 C-l to 5 B-14, 15 Tides, TV, C-I2 Vital B-14 B-l I B-4, 5, 6 HIS FIRST MOVIE CHORE Heavyweight champion Ingemar Johansson lifts lovely Evy Norlund for the benefit of photogra- phers as he arrived in Hollywood for a part in a movie called "Ail the Young Men." Ingemar plays the part of a Marine machine gunner. Miss Nor- lund, Miss Denmark in last year's Miss Universe Contest, is a Columbia contract player. (AP)