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   Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - December 2, 1959, Long Beach, California                             OPENED MY SIDE OF PLANE1 Air Crash Survivor Thanks God for Life ONLY SURVIVOR of Pennsylvania airliner crash that killed 25, Louis Mata- razzo, 35, is attended in hospital by nurse Phyliss Wirephoto) K Had Foes to Hungary Intervention BUDAPEST, Hungary Nikita S. Khrushchev indicat- ed today that he sent troops and tanks to put down the 1956 revolution in Hungary poor visibility. By DICK WEEGHMAN MONTOURSVILLE, Pa. UP) Lord opened my side of the plane and I was able to jump out." Louis Matarazzo, 35, of Springfield, Pa., thanked God for his life from a hospital bed in nearby Williamsport. He was the only survivor among 26 persons aboard a twin-engine Allegheny Air- lines plane which crashed Tuesday into a muntain during snow ant over the opposition of som of his Kremlin comrades. "At the time of Hie coun ler-revoltuion in th Soviet premier told a meet ing of workers, "we though in the Soviet Union on we could help Hungary' working people against the counter-revolutionary forces "Some Soviet comrades ex pressed anxiety that any ai roach at the Williamsport- vlontoursville airport in this north central Pennsylvania community. The flight orig- nated in Philadelphia and vas bound for Cleveland with tops scheduled at Bradford and Erie, Pa. Miller said the airport has (Continued Page A-6, Col. 2) WHERE TO FIND IT The purported benefits of oyal jelly have been called a oyal fraud. See another in a ;eries on swindles on Page Mom Burns Rescuing 3 Tots in Fire LOS ANGELES iff) Mrs. Alice Haywood was sitting in the front room with two ol her children when someone yelled: She scooped up Donald, 5 and David, 3, and carried them from the house. Then she raced back into the burning bungalow to the bedroom where her third son, Eugene, 4 months, was asleep. MRS. HAYWOOD grabbed him in her arms and fought her way through the flames to the front door again. Her dress afire, the 26-year- old mother handed the baby to a neighbor and collapsed on the lawn. She was hospi- talized Tuesday night with burns over 50 per cent of her body. Her condition was critical today. Her husband, Eugene, was at work at the time of the fire which destroyed their 5- room bungalow. 4 Killed as U. S. Plane Crashes OSLO, Norway U. S. twin-engine military plane crashed and burned in woods north of Oslo today, killing all four persons aboard. The C47 was attached to the U. S. Military Assistance Advisory Group in Oslo. IKE PLEDGES DECISIVE STEEL-STRIKE ACTION Tells U.S. Sit Idly By' Thursday Night Broadcast to Consider Problem WASHINGTON dent Eisenhower implied strongly today that the gov- ernment will take decisive ac- tion to settle the steel strike f management and labor fail :o agree before the Taft-Hart- ,ey injunction expires. If the parties cannot get anywhere by their bargaining, ie told a news conference, the .overnment cannot sit idly on its hands. He added that unless the parties can get together in a settlement which is in the public interest, somebody is ;oing to lose something. THE PRESIDENT said fur- ther that it would be a bad day for the United States if the government was obliged President Eisenhower's address will be heard live in this area on radio stations KFI, KABC and KNX at p.m. Thursday. He will be s.een on TV KRCA (4) at the same time. to step'in and abridge the right of free collective bar- gaining. Eisenhower did not specify what action might be taken nor did he indicate he has in mind any specific recommen- dations for congresssional ac- tion. But the President indicated lie intends to insist again, in a.scheduled nationwide tele- cast Thursday night, that the two sides get together. Eisenhower said his in- terest in the matter is not an nterest in either employer or employe except that all in- volved are part of America. AND IT IS VITAL to the American people, he said, :hat some settlement be before- the injuction now in .effect expires Jan. 26. Workers will vote in Janu- (Continued Page A-6, Col. 5) 2 Workmen Killed n Savannah Cave-in SAVANNAH, Ga. (UPI) Tons of dirt and rubble caved n today at a construction site in downtown Savannah, milling two workmen and in- uring a third. A 12-by-50 foot section caved in at the half-block excavation site on the city's Vtain St. while workmen vere trying to brace one side of the excavation. The Southland's Finest Evening Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER Vol. 260 TELEPHONE HE 5-1161 PRICE 10 CENTS 54 PAGES HOME EDITION !Six Editions Daily) CLASSIFIED HE 2-5959 POLICEMAN HAS HIS HANDS FULL Policeman David Ansuriza has Edgar A. Whitehead, 54, pinned across an overturned police motorcycle in San Francisco while attempting to radio headquarters for help in subduing his prisoner. Ansuriza said that White- head, halted for speeding, slugged him as he was writing out a citation. Whitehead wound up with additional charges of not heeding a siren, resist- ing arrest and battery against the Wirephoto.) Birth Control Is NotL B. to Be Cooler, but Drier to U. S., Ike Soys By JACK BELL WASHINGTON Eisenhower said emphatically today it is not the business of the United States Government to provide birth-control informa- tion to any country. Eisenhower was asked at lis news conference about a report of a committee study- ng the foreign-aid program which recommended that the Jnited States give informa- tion to other countries which requested it on methods ol ireventing over-population. This was widely interpreted as calling for dissemination of birth-control data, a sub- ect on which potential presi- dential candidates have com- mented recently. Eisenhower said he cannot magine anything about which ie could be more emphatic in believing that it is a subject not proper for political or government action, function or responsibility. THE PRESIDENT said the ARTIST, GUESTS FIDGET UNCOMFORTABLY Fiery Lady Astor Opens Exhibit, Brushes Off Paintings as Trash subject has definite religious aspects and he has no quarrel with those who oppose the dissemination of information about artificial birth control. Eisenhower noted that the Roman Catholic Church, through its bishops, has re iterated such a stand. He said he admires and respects the Catholic Church. As far as the government is concerned, Eisenhower said it does not intend to interfere in the internal affairs of other nations. He said that birth control is an explosive ques- tion and it is the business of the other nations to meet it as they choose to do so. As long as he is her e, Eisenhower said, his govern- ment will not have a positive political policy that has to do with birth control. This is not our business, he said. Beach B-l. Hal C-ll. C-ll. D-5 to 11. C-12, 13. A-14. Death B-2. C-10. B-3. Shipping C-2. D-l to 5. C-8. Tides, TV, D-12. Earl C-ll. Vital D-5. B-4, 5, 6. Your A-2. LONDON (ff) Nancy Astor, the fiery vis- countess from Virginia, gave a classic demonstra- tion of how not to open an art show. The man who is writing her biography, 70-year-old I look. And no woman likes that." "If I said what I really thought about these point- Nancy went on, Maurice also to painter. Collis, happens be a part-time HE INVITED the inimi- table Lady Astor to open his exhibition 44 pictures priced between and at London's fashion- able Kaplan galleries. Nancy, 81 next birthday, took a quick look at the nonrcpresentational paint- ings. Then she jumped nimbly onto a window sill and ex- claimed: "Mr. Collis I am ap- palled and staggered by your paintings. They make me feel 10 years older than LADY ASTOR She Was Appalled "you'd run me out of the gallery. "I hoped I would get used to the modern school, but you have, put me back 10 years. Now I know why there are so many mixed- up kids. From now on I am going to be more leni- ent about them." Nancy jabbed at a pic- ture representing a man's face. "Hands up, anyone who thinks that looks like a she demanded. NOT A HAND was raised. Collis reached for a drink. "I suppose I'm a bit old and out of touch, but mod- ern -art like that just frightens Lady Astor continued. "I pray to heaven this form of art won't stay with us long." Collis smiled weakly. "Of course, everything Lady Astor says is a great he murmured. 37 Men in Italy TURIN, Italy giant avalanche of snow thundered down an Alpine mountainside today, hurrying 37 workers in a power plant barracks in the isolated Valley of the Ogre. Twenty-two men, awak- ened by the roar in time to run for the doors, dug their way to safety and skied for aid. Rescuers from nearby bar- racks dug for 12 hours and brought out five more per- sons alive. They also recov- ered nine bodies. One man- is still missing. Blast in Tuniiel Injures Five Men DETROIT (UPI) A ga's explosion in a tunnel in Red- ford Township, touched off when a man lit a lantern, in- jured five construction workers today. The injured men and five others had been working all night in the tunnel, part of a sewer project, and were about ready to leave when the blast occurred, The blast did not cause any damage to the tunnel, he said. Southern California has slightly cooler weather com- ing, but no rain. The five-day Weather Bu- reau forecast came in the wake of temperatures that set records Tuesday. Long Beach, for example, had an all-time high for Dec. 1 of 90 degrees, X10 degrees higher than the previous rec- ord. Normal maximum read- ing for this time of year is 67 degrees. A THE FIVE-DAY outlook calls for temperatures 3 to 10 degrees higher than normal. Temperatures may drop closer to normal during the weekend if the expected in- crease in night and morning fog materializes. The "no rain" forecast finds most of the Southland in the same dry shoes as Long driest third and fourth quarters in the past 10 years. SEASON TOTAL to date: .07 of an inch. The last sprin- kles, which brought .02, were a month ago. Temperatures Tuesday in- cluded Long Beach Municipal Airport, 87; San Gabriel and Montebello, 93; Los Angeles and Palm Springs, 85; Santa Monica, 73, and Bakersfield, 70. Policeman Kidnaped, Released Unharmed SAN FRANCISCO A policeman was kidnaped to- day as he reported to work for the shift that began at midnight. The officer, Patrol- men Eugene Wilson, was re- leased unharmed a short while later. His assailant took Wilson's service revolver and handcuffs. AH all-points bulletin was issued for the kidnaper. Weather- Some high cloudiness and local fog near the coast tonight and early Thursday. Mostly sunny Thursday and not quite so warm. Temperature at noon: 81. Youth Killed, Officer Shot in Gun fight Gardenan Forces Way Into Car of Rolling Hills Man LOS ANGELES UP) A youth was killed and a police officer wounded today in an exchange of shots while a horrified policewoman watched. Officer Wilford D. Knapp, 39, who lives at Rolling Hills, was critically wounded in the abdomen by a youth who forced his way into his car. Doctors said Knapp's life probably was saved by the fact that the bullet struck his belt -buckle first, breaking the force and causing the slug to shatter. The youth, tentatively iden- tified as Waldo (Mac) McNeil, 19, of Gardena, was killed. THE POLICEWOMAN, Vickie Bennett, 34, was so hyserical after the shooting that investigators had diffi- culty questioning her. Investigators pieced this story together: Knapp and Miss Bennett, partners assigned to juvenile crime investigation, went off duty about am. today. They both headed home in their separate cars, going south on the Harbor Freeway. Knapp lives at 2520 Harbor Sight Dr., Rolling Hills, with his wife, Ruth; son, Gary, 18, and daughter, Gaylene, 16. Miss Bennett lives in Man- hattan Beach. KNAPP LEFT the freeway at 124th St. He told investi- gators: "At the first I think it was El Segundo Blvd. and man with a rifle forced his way into my car." The officer said he was forced to drive to an open field nearby. There, he said, the youth ordered him out of the car and told him to throw his wal- let on the ground. Knapp said he did and then pulled :iis gun and fired, but the young man also fired. MISS BENNETT said she had followed Knapp's car to the field because she was sus- aicious when he turned off. But at the time she apparent- ly did not know the youth (Continued Page A-6, Col. 1) HONOLULU military :ransport plane with two of 'our engines out landed safe- y at Honolulu Airport today. Both disabled engines were on the same wing. The Air Force said both en- gines quit at the same time. There were 76 passengers and 11 crewmen aboard. THE PLANE was 335 miles out when the engine trouble developed. Lt. Cmdr. A. E. of Sunnyvale, Calif., the pilot, said the plane dropped from feet altitude to The (light, originated at TKivis Air Force Base, Calif. Its destination was Tachikawa Air Force Base, Japan.   

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