Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - October 22, 1959, Long Beach, California
H STEEL WOT DELAYED FOR WEEK BACK TO THE UNEMPtOYEO Carl Brickie, 39, lies pinned beneath a bulldozer, ending his first day at. work after three weeks of'unemployment. Brickie, who suffered a double fracture of his right leg, was loading.the dozer on a flatbed truck at FortLau- derdale, Fla., when it tipped over, pinning him to the ground for more than an Wirephoto.) Calls S. Agree for Strike on Summit Date; in Red Crisis Defiance in Army Threatens Regime; Strife-Torn HAVANA Cas- tro's mobilized Cuba's work- ers today for another show of Strength to combat the gravest threat yet to his 10- month regime, a threat sparked by defiance of anti- Cdm'm u n i s t revolutionary army "officers. The Cuban Labor Federa tion called for a one-hour na tionwide strike of its million arid a half members today in a demonstration of loyalty to France Adamanl PARIS Soviet government agrees wit! the United States that a summit conference should b held in December, Moscow's ambassador to Frano said today. Britain shares similar views but France i holding out for a meeting next spring. factor the Cuban strongman. Castro used the same strike technique In whipping up popular support, for his ouster of President Manuel Urrutia last July after the President spoke out against the Red menace. The country rumbled with unrest before the eyes of American travel agents holding a vana. convention in Ha- TWO MYSTERIOUS planes over Havana Wednes- showering the capital flew day, with anti-Castro leaflets, antigpvernment gangs carried out' hit-and-run bombing raids. Two persons were reported killed and at least 42 injured in the attacks from speeding cars and the panic generated by.'the aerial leaflet bombard- Third X15 Powered Flight Off EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. trouble with the pilot's oxy gen equipment today caused postponement of the third powered night of the rocke ship X15. It happened at fee as the X15 was to be droppec from its B52 mother ship Plans called for it to spurt to feet, then land on dry lake bed. When crack test pilot Scott Crossfield tried to switch his personal oxygen supply from a source on the B52 to the Xl-5's source, he couldn't. The switch wouldn't budge from he B52 position. The switch las three positions, marked "off" and "X15." It is located near the pilot's knee. with his knee. Nothing hap pened. He slammed it with of the Cuban air force took off in pursuit of the aerial in- truders, but there was no word that they were caught. Nor was there any announce- (Contiriued Page A-5, Col. 4) Jet Boat Blows Up at >int HE NUDGED the switch violent move tore the knee pocket in which he.kept his flight checkoff list. He ripped at the. switch with his hands. The only re- sult was a torn glove. He was forced to switch back to the B52's supply. The B52, with the X15 still .under its right wing, landed uneventfully. Pierpoi Fire and explosion virtual- ly destroyed a 16-foot turbo- jet speedboat today, at Pier- point, Landing. Two men leaped from the burning boat into the water to Escape the flames. One was Russ Prouty, 54, vice president of the Water Craft' Co., owner of the boat. The other was Dick Long, his companion. THE FORCE of the explo- sion blew off the hatch above the engine. Firemen said that the explosion occurred imme- diately after a supply of fuel had. been taken on at the landing.. Flames quicftly engulfed the giving no for the .of .fire extinguishers, ac- cording, to Prouty. The city fire-boat hooked on to the burning craft, pulled It away from the wharf and put out the fire. A new factor introduce into the discussion is a visi by Soviet Premier Nikita S Khrushchev to France. West ern sources expressed belie today this will take place within the next few weeks. The Soviet ambassador Sergei Vinogradov, comment ed on summit prospects aftei an hour's talk today wltl Maurice Couve de Murville Frencn foreign minister. "President Eisenhower ha proposed a summit conferenc. at the end of this the Soviet envoy said. "We are in agreement." WHETHER THE meeting is ield, he added, is up.to th. Big United States the Soviet Union, Britain anc France. Britain, London dispatche said today, wants the summL meeting to start Dec. 7, the 18th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Har bor. With President Charles de Gaulle holding out for spring, new negotiations pre sumably will get under way. British sources pointed oui hat the Western alliance must have unity on the date and De Gaulle's stand can be the determining factor. British officials saw some :heer in the forthcoming Chrushchev-De Gaulle meet- ng. They said this will at east keep alive the top-level ontacts which Britain's 'rime Minister Harold Mac- mjllan regards as indispens- ble. Macmillan went to Mos- ow in February to" see Khrushchev, and the Soviet remier last month visited President Eisenhower. USW Strike to Until Ruling Arguments Held in District Court on Ike Injunction PHILADELPHIA 6B- Three federal judges, delay- ing enforcement of a .taft- Hartley injunction against striking steel workers, took under advisement today the union's plea to throw out the writ altogether as unconsti- tutional. After a hearing which lasted about four hours, the judges said they hoped to ar- rive at a decision early next week. Meanwhile, the 100-day old strike continues pending the finding on the question of constitutionality. THE 80-DAY injunction was granted in Pittsburgh Wednesday by Judge Herbert Sorg of U. S. District iourt. The panel of jurists, drawn from the U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals, heard arguments on two points: "Whether the injunction is llegal and whether the strike of steel workers en- dangers the nation's health and safety. Neither .the union counsel nor government attorneys lad any comment after the learing. David McDonald, Steel- workers president, who sat in he courtroom throughout, eturned to Pittsburgh with- ut comment. Vol. 225 _ _ TELEPHONE HE 5-1161 The Southlands final Evening Newtpaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, PRICE 10 CENTS CLASSIFIED BE EblTION (Six Editions Daily! JUST RESTING THEIR EVES Disinterested delegates Rishikesh Shaha (left) of Nepal and Omar Loutfi of the United Arab Republic rest their eyes during the U. N. General Assembly session Wednesday. Pair was among representatives of 26 nations which ab- stained from voting on a resolution concerning Tibet, thereby giving them an opportunity for a brief moment of Wirephoto.) ent Eisenhower today lared he did not think IN AUGUSTA, GA., Presi- de- the aft-Hartley law was any ure for the prolonged steel trike and called upon all in- olved to impose some self iscipline for the sake of the ountry. At his hurriedly, called ews conference at his vaca on headquarters, Eisenhow- r said the steel strike threat- ns to "imperil the national ealth and safety." He said the strike is threat- ning to damage the United tates and added that if such roblems can't be solved 'ithout resorting to such -a rolonged strike it is a sad ay for this country. IN A STATEMENT issueH ollowing the press confer- nee, the President said that uciguuui 11 sirunger worn: steel is at the very base of condemnation were used. U. N. Votes Mi Id SJap Over Tibet UNITED NATIONS The United Nations- Wednes- day night indirectly con- demned Red China for vio- lating the basic rights of Tibetans but the U. S.-backed move lacked important sup- port from nearly one-third of the 82-nation General As- sembly. The Assembly voted 45-9 to approve an Irish-Malayan resolution urging respect for the fundamental rights of the Tibetan people to determine their own way of life. The tone-down resolution expressed grave concern about reports the oeople of Tibet had been denied funda- mental human rights, and called for respect of their cul- tural, and religious life. It was in an attempt to get the vote of Asian delegates who were apprehensive about angering their big Communist neighbor if stronger words of PAGE DIOGENES ny industrial economy ssential for repairs and laintenance essential for efense iproduction." Eisenhower said he did not an any new iis correct the aft-Hartley Law. Instead, he xpressed the hope that the eel industry, strikers and ompanies, would awaken to eir obligations to the Unit- d States. At the court hearirig, union mnsel remarshaled its argu- ents, declaring that the rike has created no nation- emergency, that indeed the onomy is booming and that e injunction violates the Man, 77, Finds but Won't Keep It PORTLAND, Ore. tried to report in yes- said Jacob Spreitzer as he walked into a police station with in a glove. LIFE SAVED sic rights of labor to strike, Continued Page A-4, Col. 5) GRANT INJUNCTION STAY Three federal judges (left to William H. Hastie, John Biggs Jr. and Herbert Goodrich, today granted an indefinite stay of an injunction against the striking steelworkers. The stay means continuation of the.100-day nation- wide strike pending Circuit Court of Appeals Wirephoto.) TWENTY-SIX nations ab stained from the balloting, including Great Britain, France and Belgium. The three U.S. allies voiced strong sympathy for Tibet's plight but they insisted Tibet is part of Red China, and that (he U.N. has no right to interfere in the internal affairs of nations. The Peiping regime made clear in advance that it will disregard the resolution. "We will carry on the revolution in Tibet to the end, no mat- ter how madly the imperial- ists declared the Pan- chen Lama, the Communist- appointed ruler of Tibet, in a speech in the Chinese capital Wednesday. Only the Soviet bloc voted against the mildly worded resolution. The Russians warned at the outset that dis' cussion of Tibet would only aggravate international ten sions. WHERE TO FIND IT Salvatore Quasimodo, Ital- ian leftist poet, wins Nobel Prize in literature. Story on Page A-3. Beach B-l. Hal C-B. C-S. D-fl to C-IO, II. B-8. Death B-2. C-4. B-S. Shipping C-l to 5.
Publication: Press Telegram
Location: Long Beach, California
Issue Date: October 22, 1959