Press Telegram, October 20, 1959

Press Telegram

October 20, 1959

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Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - October 20, 1959, Long Beach, California L B. POLICE FIND TIED KIDNAP VICTIM GROOM-TO-BE RELUCTANT Probe Link to Murder in Anaheim Bound Man Left at Dewey High Tells of Threats A kidnaped Anaheim man, his hands dnd feet bound, was found by police early today near trash cans at a Long Beach school. His story led detectives to check any possible connection with Ihe shotgun slaying last February of an Anaheim night-club owner. The victim, Fred Bale Jr., 38, of 1506 E. Willow St., Anaheim, told local police he had been kept prisoner since Sunday night. :j: 4: :fc HE ALSO SAID he had re- ceived numerous threats against himself and his fam- ily since he began negotia- tions to purchase Ihe South Seas Cafe, 10879 S. Highway 101. negotiations were con- ducted with John Simpson, son of Leslie Simpson, 46, who was shot to death Feb. 7. In the shotgun shooting, Leslie Simpson's wife, Juani- la, 30, also was wounded. Both her hands had to be amputated. The shooting oc-.pl'cation for a marriage li- curred as the two were at the courthouse went ing up the sidewalk to enter.smoothly until clerk George their home at 516 Haven asketl llle prospective i bridegroom: BALE GAVE police the fol-! "Now. will ''aise lowing account: in8ht hand and swear that the, At 5 p.m. Sunday, he in thl's license home to go to the ParkwayiaPPllcatlon 1S true? Tavern, 4604 E. Lincoln AveJD "l JePlled Cypress, which he sold two Robert K. Worrell of Moores- weeks ago. N' J-' untl1 ?he He wanted to see someonellhat, 'if ba6- about a debt. That He left the bar at 9 p.m. tmn and Sheriff tdgar Startt and was walking toward his .An' car when a cloth was thrown Bclmo Sailor. 47, of Burling- over his head. Two men grabbed him by the arms and one said: THE RELUCTANT bride- "Hi, Fred." groom, a 68-year-old retired seaman, told the sheriff Mrs. THEY PUT HIM in the Sailer had come to his house back of a car and drove a Monday and The drive look about 20 him to accompany her Wedding Corsage Was .38 Caliber RELUCTANT BRIDEGROOM Robert K. Worrell, 68, of Moorestown, N. J., tells Sheriff Edgar Startt (right) thai Mrs. Angeline Sailer, 47, forced him at gunpoint to the marriage license bureau. He balked, she insisted, a commotion ensued and Mrs. Sailer was Wirephoto.) ELKTON, Md. ap- utes and. then, his eyes still covered by the masking cloth, he was led into a room. The mask was removed and he was left alone in the room. It was very dark and he was unable to find a light switch. His captors brought him food once during his impris- onment but it was too dark to see their faces. to Elkton to get married. "You're going to marry me or I'm going to kill he quoted her. The city in northeastern Maryland is famed for its quickie marriages but state law now requires a three-day waiting period. Mrs. Sailer was held in bond on a charge of car-. rying a concealed weapon. The sheriff found a .38-caliber The Southland't Final Bvening Nempaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., TUESDAY, OCTOBER Vol. LXXII-No. 223 34 PAGES PRICE 10 CENTS TELEPHONE HP S-1HI CLASSIFIED HE 2-5K5S HOME EDITION (Six Editions Daily) Killed in Crash of New 707 Injunction in Steel Tie-Up Union Petitions Court to Deny Bid to End Strike The government asked U. S. Dis- trict Court today for an in- junction halting the 98-day steel strike. The United Steel- workers Union petitioned the court to deny an injunction and a hearing opened at p.m. Judge Herbert P. Sorg pre- sided at the hearing, called to determine whether a restrain- ing order should be issued sending the striking steelworkers back to work. The Taft-Hartley Act pro- vides that labor disputes may )e terminated for an 80-day cooling-off period if the na- tional welfare is endangered. THE GOVERNMENT'S jetition said continuation of :he nation-wide labor dispute would "imperial the national lealth and safety." On the other hand, the union petilion filed by At- :orney Ernest G. Nassar argued that the strike does not now endanger the naj .ion's economy as interpreted under the Taft-Hartley Law. U. S. Atty. Hubert 1. Teitel- >aum of Pittsburgh filed the >ulky government petition. It was brought here by George C. Doub, assistant atlorney ;eneral who flew from Wash- ington. President Eisenhower or- MRS. ANGELINE SAILER Anxious LATE MONDAY night, wrapped in a fur early this morning, the men again enlered. They again put a cloth over his head and bound his hands and legs. He was carried into a car, driven for some distance, then dumped. He added that he was sup- (Continued Page A-5, Col. 1) Mother Kills Girls in Freezer, Hangs Self MERRICK, N. Y. Iff) A 34-year-old housewife left her two small daughters in a home freezei- to die Monday and, then hanged herself in her home. Police said Mrs. Joan Anton placed the pajama-clad chil- dren, Barbara, 5, and Joan, 9 months, inside the unused freezer in the basement just a'fler her husband Alfred, a painter left for work. Some time later, Mrs. An- ton hanged herself from a beam in the attic. piece in her car. Another man with her, Alex Jalmar Olson, 55, of Ocean City, N. J., was held for in- vestigation. tf WORRELL TOLD Sheriff Startt he had been going with Mrs. Sailer off and on for about 10 years but had said nothing about marriage. He said the woman fired a shot into the ceiling of his home to prove her gun was loaded and Morrestown po- lice checked the place and found a bullet hole in the ceiling. One shot had been fired when the sheriff found the revolver. Weather Night and morning low clouds tonight and early Wednesday. Most- ly sunny Wednesday Maximum temp erature by noon today: 72. Train Engine Rams Commuter; 27 Hurt single-unit commuter car be- came disabled at the Roway- ton station. An engine from a nearby craft- Nautilus t Damaged by Intent PORTSMOUTH, N. H. The acting commander of the Portsmouth Naval Base said today damage "apparently in- tentional" to a number of electrical cables on the nu- clear submarine USS Nautilus has been discovered during the ship's overhaul. Capl. Carl A. Johnson said the Navy is conducting an in- vestigation and the FBI has been notified. In Washington, the Navy said the damage was first dis- covered Oct. 15, and appears to be confined to the electric system and "does not extend to the nuclear reactor plant." THE WORLD'S first atom- ic-powered vessel entered Portsmouth Shipyard July 26 for an extensive overhaul that was scheduled to be com- pleted late next February. The Navy said it is too early to tell whether the ves- sel will come out of the ship- yard as early as planned, checks will be made 'or damage. Johnson's comment came after the Portsmouth Herald said it had learned of a series of incidents involving "sabo- tage-type" damage 'to the NORWALK, Conn, New Haven Railroad engine smashed into a disabled, self- propelled commuter car here today. Twenty-seven persons were hurt, none seriously. A spokesman at Norwalk------ .._.0... Hospital said that one or two smashed into Ihe commulen WASHINGTON of the passengers may oe with considerable force. itarv of Defense Neil McElroy freight train was dispatched to pull the car. The said McElroy Returns SEARED TAIL SECTION of Boeing 707 jetliner which crashed in flames after three of four engines tore loose during test flight Monday night lies partly in Stillaguamish River near Everett, Wash. Searchers probe wreckage which claimed four lives. Four others, in tail section, were EVERETT, Wash. A brand-new Boeing 707 jet air- liner, three engines ripped loose by a violent maneuver during a test flight, crashed in flames at dusk Monday. Four of the eight men aboard were killed. Bodies of the four victims were recovered during the night. Three were in the cock- sit. The fourth was found in the swift-flowing Stillaguam- sh River where the giant jlane came down on a sand- jar in the Cascade foothills about 25 miles northeast of iere. The Boeing Airplane Co. im- ilied that the five-million-dol- ar jetliner had been mishan- dled and subjected to stresses aeyond any which would be encountered in normal flights. dered the petition filed. It is 'aimed at getting a half-million striking United Steelworkers back on the job for 80 days. THE COMPANY statement MEANWHILE, in Washing-'said "misapplication of con- ton, two influential senators trols during recovery from predicted Congress may act on national emergency legis- lation if the steel strike is not settled by next January. Sens. Mike Mansfield of Montana, the assistant Senate Democratic leader, and Ken- neth B. Keating spoke of the possibility. Mansfield said that if steel workers go back on the job under an injunction and then walk out at the end of an 80-day cooling-off period Congress is almost certain to act quickly after it returns in January. Keating told an audience in Utica, N. Y., Monday night that in any event Congress is going to have to "take a long, hard look at the emergency provisions of the Taft-Hartley Act to determine whether ad- (Continued Page A-5, Col. 3) FREEWAY FRIGHT milled and Ihe others dis- charged after treatment. ie collision occurred The hortl The railroad said il expect- ed only minor delays in com- muter service to New York, shortly before 7 a. m. a few about 45 miles away. hundred feet west of the Most of the line's nearby Rowayton stalion, a York commuler trains origin New commuter stop. returned today from a month- 1IU Vfdl JUIIl JJtrU lilt longjour of military bases in ter divider, zoomed across in front of oncoming cars. the Pacific The defense chief said be- fore he left on the trip that he planned to return to pri- ate at Stamford, 14 miles be- vate industry by the end of Dozes, Gives 40 Drivers a Nightmare LOS ANGELES one of those one-in-a-mil- lion quirks of fate, a doz- ing motorist cut across four lanes of whizzing rush- hour freeway traffic today without clobbering another car. But he gave about 40 motorists the scare of their lives. Police say Manuel Ra- mirez, 26, up all night with a sick son, dozed at the wheel near the Florence Ave. Harbor Freeway turn- off. His car jumped the cen- the demonstration of unusual flight attitudes" caused a 'violent maneuver" w h i c h tore three of the plane's four engines from the wings. The airliner was being tested for Braniff Internation- al Airways. It was to have been delivered and flown to Dallas, Tex., Saturday. Witnesses said one of Ihe engines fell off, afire, as the pilot attempted an emergency wheels-up landing on a small island in the river. :i: Ji: BOEING TEST Pilot Russell H. Baum, 32, of Seattle, who had taken over the controls after the accident at feet altitude, tried to bring in the crippled plane. He, an- other Boeing man and two Braniff pilots died in Ihe crash. The other victims were Capts. John A. Berke, 49, and M. Frank Staley, 43, of Dal- las, both of whom had been with Braniff- more than 20 years, and George C. Hagen, 28, of Renton, Wash., a Boeing flight engineer. Quint GirlsL. B. Men to Operate Born to AF Steamship CataEina Man's Wife THE TAIL section was not damaged in the'crash and the .here. They were William Hucbncr of the Federal Avia- Jon Agency at Dallas, Al

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