Press Telegram, November 6, 1959

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Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - November 6, 1959, Long Beach, California SOLONS SET TO PROBE 'ENTIRE TV INDUSTRY' SUDDENLY-1 3 OF MILLION tress The Southland's Finest Evening Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., FRIDAY, NOVEMBER Vol. 238 PRICE 10 CENTS TELEPHONE HE 5-1181 38 PAGES CLASSIFIED HE 2-5959 HOME EDITION (Six Editions Daily) UlSubHit by Freighter in Suez Canal No Casualties or.Serious Damage in Water Mishap LONDON U. S. submarine Threadfin and freighter collided in darkness in the Suez Canal Thursday night. The submarine escaped without serious damage or casualties, the U. S. Navy re- ported today. The on routine operations in the canal, ra- dioed news of the collision to U. S. Navy headquarters in London' today. The message identified the freighter as the Nicholas Michalinas, thought to be Greek. Lloyd's register lists a Nicolaos Michalos III a American-built ship owned by the Greek Michalinos Maritime and Com- rbeCcial Co. Ltd. THE THREADFIN, launch- ed, in 1914, is a 209-foot, 1.526-ton craft which carries a peacetime complement of 78 men. The Threadfin was on the the Mediterranean to the Persian Gulf to -take part in operations with the Middle East force, the Navy said in Washington. The accident occurred near Port Suez, at the southern tip of the canal. "Both ships were traveling LOS ANGELES in the same thejfighters controlled a potett spokesman said. "There werejtially disastrous brush fire, no casualties in the suma- whipped by strong gusty rine. Damage Is not believed to be serious and there is no dan'ger to the submarine." WASHINGTON Navy said the submarine "was rarnmed from behind while being overtaken." The Washington annouce- ment named the other .ship qs the Nicholas Michalinos III and said it is a former lib- erty ship now under Greek registery. That varied slightly from the London version of 32 Climbers Missing in Himalayas Fear Party Buried by Avalanche on Nepal Mountain KATMANDU, Nepal Thirty-two persons are re- ported missing on a climbing expedition in the Himalayas. A party of three Japanese, led by H. Kato, and their 29 Nepalese sherpas have not been heard from for three Quiz-Fixing Hearings Go Into Recess 'Conduct, Morality Says Committee Head WASHINGTON investigators today recessed their investigation of quiz show scandals with word they plan to broaden their inquiry into other phases. of televi sion. Rep. Oren Harris (D-Ark) chairman of the House.Legis lative Oversight Subcommit tee, said the evidence he ha gathered means "the conduc and morality of the whol television industry has been challenged." He said information has come to the subcommittee indicating that other phases of television beside quiz shows need investigation, and that the subcommittee al- Italy Village Enriched by Reno Brothers' Gift JOSEPH (LEFT) and Victor Saturno, retired real estate investors of Reno, read a letter of thanks from Italy. It was revealed they will give about worth of stocks to their father's native Press Wirephoto.) sive search, according to worK' word received here today. The expedition was at- tempting to conquer QUERIED By reporters, Harris refused to amplify his ft Mt, Gauri Sankar in' the remarks about broadening the Nepal Himalayas, described jprobe. He said the subcom- by experts as unclimbable mittee will meet again Dec. 9 MASQUERADE IS OVER Barbara Ann Malpass, 20, who admitted to author- ities in Golden, Colo., that she has been masquer- ading for four months jis a homeless boy, is. in feminie garb today. She poses in the home of Deputy Sheriff and Mrs. Sam Teague where she's been living recently. Below is a police photo taken during masquerade. Story, Page A-8. RENO Nevada city, famous for divorces and gambling, has often been remembered with a twinge of regret. But on Sunday, a tiny village in the Italian Apennines re- ceives a gift from-two Reno men that surpasses the vil- lagers' fondest dreams. Joseph and Victor Satur- no often heard their father talk of his village of San Marco d'Urri ,near the seaport of Genoa. Eighty-one years ago, Leopoldo Pietro Saturno, left San Marco and came to the United States. A young man who was used to hard work and born with a love of the land, -Leopoldo worked on a Cal- ifornia farm near Truckee and saved his money.. When he moved to Reno, invested heavily in real estate and bought stock in his friend's bank. The friend, A. P. Giannini, founded the Bank of Italy. Today it is the Bank of America, largest in the world. His sons, Joseph and Vic- tor, fought for the United States in World War I, Victor received a Purple Heart for wounds at Bel-- leau Wood. Since their father died in 1919, the brothers have ad- ministered his estate and continued to build the family fortune, now esti- mated at more than two million dollars. Joseph, 71, and Victor, are both retired. They Continued on A-4, Col. Alanbrooke Denies Implying Ike Golfed LONDON Alanbrooke said today he had no intention of suggesting in his wartime diaries "whether or not these are'that President Eisenhower played golf at a vital stage to consider its future course. Rep. John E. Moss (D-Calif) told newsmen he didn't think it would be proper to say anything now until the sub- committee can deternvine from the Nepal side. THE EXPEDITION left Katmandu the second week in September to trek to an base camp. Expedition sources here said that after establishing charges of disgruntled; of the 1944 jnvasj0n of Unr.n fVio fircf Tiroolr in omnli-nrftc I rr Brush Eire- Disaster Prevented winds, in the Malibu hills to- day. Triggered by an exploded transformer at the Hughes Aircraft Experimental Labo- ratory, the blaze destroyed one home and dam aged another .expensive resi- dence as it scorched about 100 acres. No injuries were reported. the name. The submarine carried a crew of .72 men and 8 of- ficers. 'the Navy here had not re- port of damage to or injuries aboard the freighter. base camp the first week in October the party left to set up a second base camp, leav- ing two sherpas at the first. Since then no one has heard a word from the expedition. News of the missing climb- ers was brought back here to- day by two porters sent from Katmandu to make a search. It'is feared here the entire team was buried by severe avalanches that swept the region in October. Attorney Loses 13 of His 13 Cases TULSA, OKLA. (A1) Attorney Thomas Dee Frasier employes. Moss also refused to dis- cuss the matter beyond say- ing the new inquiry will go into TV programs. During the recent hearings committee members have shown interest, among other things, in some interview and news programs and in ad- vertising commercials. THE SUBCOMMITTEE re- cessed after hearing Dr. Frank Stanton, president of Columbia Broadcasting Sys- tem, testify he was com- pletely unaware of quiz show irregularities before August 1958, and then acted prompt- Million Suit Filed Nixon to Be Candidate in N.H. Primary CONCORD, N. H. Backers of Vice President Richard M. Nixon today an- nounced Organization of a his headquarters, situated on "plans board" which will en- ter his name in New Hamp- The wartime chief of Brit- ain's general staff said in a telephone interview he mere ly meant Eisenhower was at had a rough day Thursdayjiy to take offending programs losing 13 out of 13 cases in nff (hp air Municipal Court. Municipal Judge Joe Tom Smith ruled against Frasier's clients each time. Smith is Frasier's cousin. Harris described the quiz scandals by his group "a shocking (Continued Page A-6, Col. 7) Los Chief Gusty Wind Angeles County Fire Keith Klinger said f Q Ike Audience With Pope Set Dec. 6 VATICAN CITY (M Vatican announced today that Pope John XXIII will receive President Eisenhower on Dec. quick control of the blaze avoided a major disaster. SCENE OF THE FIRE was about a mile and a half north of the Pacific Coast Hwy. and 30 miles west of downtown Los Angeles. It started about a.m. and was controlled at 7 a.m. Malibu .is home for many [Hollywood personalities. The fire burned in a south- erly direction, pushed by 40- mile winds. Smoke forced temporary closing of Coast Hwy. and about 25 homes were evacu- ated. 6, WHERE TO FIND IT Doctors are studying a i method of repairing bone for While Gusty desert winds which caused small-craft warnings to be raised from Point Con- ception to Oceanside are ex- pected to continue today and Saturday, although forecasts call for sunny skies and slightly warmer tempera- tures. High today in Long Beach 85. No rain and a warming trend which will boost tem- peratures up to 10 degrees above normal were predicted by the Weather Bureau in a five-day forecast for the area. An extremely high fire The announcement did not fractures by glujng them to. danger was reported'for say whether the audience would be an informal private one or a state affair. Presum- ably it will take place.in the Apostolic Throne Roon in the Vatican Palace. President Eisenhower is ex- pected to arrive in Rome Dec. 4 on the first stop of his nine- country good-will tour. Weather Clear tonight and Saturday. Slightly warm- er Saturday. Maximum temperature by noon to- day: 82. >ether without surgery. See Page A-3. Beach B-l. Hal B-5. B-5. C-8, D-l-10. C-6, 7. C-6. Death B-2. B-4. B-3. Shipping C-6. C-l' to 4. A-10. Tides, TV, C-5. B-5. B-6, 7. Southern California mountain areas as gusty east to north- east, winds were forecast for today and tonight. In the in- terior and desert regions slightly warmer days are pre- dicted with gusty northerly winds. High today will be 62 to 72 in the upper Valleys and 72 to 82 in the lower valleys. Small-craft warnings were displayed for localized east to northeast winds below coast- al canyons reaching 25 to 35 miles per hour at times today and tonight'. Otherwise vari able winds 5 to 15 miles per hour are expected today [through Saturday, RALLYING FOR VAN DOREN Student fat Rotter peps up a student demonstra- tion on Columbia University campus in New York Thursday night in support of Charles Van'Doren, dismissed from his post as assistant English pro- fessor. Van Doren was fired after quiz show rig- ging was revealed. That silent figure on the ped- estal is a likeness of John Howard van Amringe, popular Columbia dean at the turn of the century. See story on Page Wirephoto.) ww in TV gUll 11UKS, IJUJUIU UJU crucial Battle of the Bulge. Alanbrooke's controversial phrase came in a section ma name shire's first i presidential March. NEW YORK A diaries, published announ attorney who was defeated on the "Twenty-One" television r show filed a in a book called Triumph in the criticizing Elsenhower's been expe the stag 100 suit today against the war as supreme March- 8 f National Broadcasting Co. Dated 24' the ground she had tlle cntry claimed Nl York Gov. Ne "fraudulently eliminated." a "very has Ethel A. Davidson of affairs in France for in a State Supreme runninS tne n action that her ability would of their lave enabled her "to win the east W E R, on in N< She was defeated Oct. to be doing so, prin 1956, by Herbert the golf links at the first big money detached and 'IjLi on the program and the originator of public charges no part in the war it support1 month ago an the show was rigged. did not mean the Davidson received a was on the links for Roc be held in Hi solation prize. usual to Lai NAMED AS defendants in the suit, besides NBC, were Jack Barry and Daniel Alanbrooke insisted. He told the Associated Press: "I had no intention of suggesting that the President spea Hampshire H sentatives, w rjght, producers of the show; Barry-Enright played golf at that time. If' you look in the dir Hampshire. Inc.; Pharmaceutical, Inc., see there was no ol include New that he had any She contended she and there was no Bridge amassed a tremendous that he was forme of knowledge extending far beyond the field of law" You might just as well say that I was accusing Sii Lancaster, ant was defeated by Stempel "by reason of his having of drinking National Frank J. Sul the answers to the Page A-4, Col. VICTIMS PARADE ON ROBBERY Bandit Sets Trap, Then He Robs String of VAN NUYS A told, his 20-minute of gunman staged a robbery in loot, Bader, decoy police late the proces then brazenly robbed gave this children's other business houses handsome young netted blocks away, collecting took from Martin tims as he department store Doris An unwilling merchant p.m., shortly before came, at gun point, the ber's loot collector. went three blocks NEX' street and gave "To MUTTERING death to arrive at the he mu the bandit compelled half robbed dozen victims, one after went into action. and too other, to parade after him fashion shop aloi the ensuing of and victims t( "All of you keep S. Cohen forced lot, wh or I'll kill were his h i s bagman. words, snarled just before Schaefer went said fled after the last toy store next door no tra< primary next clash In iry. Nixon nor New Nelson A. Rocke- has announced his Granite the nation's first in New Sulloway of Con- clothing "To many custo- ;

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