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   Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - December 10, 1959, Long Beach, California                             'ITS A MIRACLT iTommy Can Shout in His Classroom TOMMY THOMPSON, 11, lets go with a hearty yell nurse Betty Kidd pretends the noise is too much for her ears as Tommy is released from Chil- dren's Memorial Hospital, photo.) by One Ore Sale Addison of Told By JIM PHELAN I Special to The Press-Telegram ;SAN promoter John Milton Add! son, who says he has nun df eds of thousands of acres 6 valuable uranium holdings has made only one sale o ore, an Atomic Energy Com mission official testified to day. sale yielded the one time Dallas dry-cleaner Addison has borrowed more than a million 000 of its from Long Beach residents in the past four years on promises to share his future wealth with them ifvthey "keep the, faith." iPaul Martin, chief counse the AEC office at Grant Junction, Colo., today relate( that the only uranium sale by ABdison or any of his three corporations consisted of a pound shipment Jan 1956 for ;MARTIN SAID his office records all ore sales west ol the Mississippi "where more than 99 per cent" of all sales hfjve occurred. rEarlier the state introduced aC small scale model of the controversial "Benson up- gfader" which Addison says will improve low grade ore and which his followers hope wjll bring them vast riches. I George Rogers, Kansas machinist, who helped build Aiddison's upgrader in 1956, testified that he had built two earlier tines. The machinist is ajbrother-in-law of Ross Ben- j (Continued Page A-5, Col. 4) Finch Trial Moving to Bigger Court '.LOS ANGELES Iff! The Fjnch murder trial moves to courtroom today. 'But no decision has been irjade on a request to move trje trial out of Los Angeles Cpunty. ?The new courtroom has 263 for spectators, a longer counsel table, a built-in press b.6x and better acoustics than tfie courtroom used so far. JCO-DEFENDANTS in the trjal are Dr. R. Bernard Finch, 4i, wealthy surgeon, and his sweetheart, Carole Trcgoff. They arc accused of slaying Finch's socialite wife Bifirbara, 33, last July 18. attorney contends thte doctor can't get a fair in Los Angeles County because of sensational pre- trial publicity. The request Is opposed by Miss Tregoff's attorneys because of the extra expense. BEECH GROVE, Ind. (UPI Thompson talkee and yelled and shouted al through his sixth-grade -class today1 and no one could ge enough of it. "It's a miracle, that's wha it Tommy's-father, Paul said. "It's Tommy's mother, Vivian, said. Five months ago, doctors said Tommy never wouk speak again. Shrapnel from an exploding grenade hat pierced his voice box. TODAY, FOR THE firs time, Tommy, 11, was back in school. Once again he coulc talk. His voice was normal though somewhat much like an older person's' mother said. Tommy's recovery .was the product of five months o surgery. It all started in July when Tommy and six boy friends were playing with a discarded hand grenade. The grenade went off, killing two of the youngsters. Shrapnel fractured Tommy's larynx. Local doctors first fought for Tommy's life. Then they talked of Tommy's voice. They said there was very lit- tle hope Tommy ever would speak again. THEN BEGAN the aeries of operations at Chicago's Child- ren's Memorial Hospital, noted for its work in bronch- ology. A special mold and silver tube were inserted in Tommy's throat to protect the injured tissue and to help his jreathing. Then the other day, doctor; relt it was time to remove the apparatus. "Say something, the doctor said. Tommy asked. He lad spoken. Partly cloudy tonight and Friday, but mostly sunny. Little change in temperature. Maximum temperature by noon to- day: 69. U. S. TO AID AGGRESSION VICTIMS, IKE TELLS INDIA The Southland's Finest Evening Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., THURSDAY, DEC. Vol. 267 TELEPHONE HE 5-1161. PEICE 10 CENTS PAGES HOME EDITION [Six Editions Daily] CLASSIFIED HE 2-5959 Rolling Hills Plane Crash 2 Men Santa Anans Die as Craft Falls in Isolated Area By BAXTER OMOHUNDRO ROLLING HILLS Two Santa Ana men were foum dead today after their plane crashed in an isolated section of the Palos Verdes hills. They were identified a harles Nicholas Ferry, 44 of 1326 W. 10th St., and lamon H. Hetzner, 24, o: 2410 S. Shelton Ave. Capt. Sewell Griggers, o he Sheriff's Aero Squadron said the four-place Beech craft Bonanza carrying the :wo men evidently crashee Wednesday night, but the shattered craft was not founc until about 7 a.m. today. The control tower at Or ange County Airport, Santa Ana, said the plane left tin ield about 4 p.m. Wednes day on a local flight. Sit If! THE PLANE smashed into iloughed earth, then bounced 75' feet. The engine wai ound 250 feet from thi ilane. Hetzner's body was abou: 35 feet from the plane am 'erry's was about 30 fee iway. Deputies said an unidenti ied woman Wednesday nighi eported hearing a plane's ngine sputter, iearchers were then die unable to ind any sign of a crash in he darkness. A brush fire in he vicinity Wednesday eve ing apparently had no con ection with the crash. GRIGGERS SAID the low- ring monoplane, evidently 'iloted by Ferry, hit the round at a 15-degree angle "His wheels were up, so e obviously was not trying o make a forced aid Griggers, T. THE CRASH AREA, acces- ible only by rutted dirt oads, is east of Hawthorne We. and north of Crest Rd. he property, about a- mile outheast of the Grandview alos Verdes development, is site of an extensive ham adio station operated by Don Vallace, Long Beach. The lane and bodies were near ome of the wooden poles upporting antenna. The bodies were taken to leveland Funeral Home, San edro. WAVING AND SHOUTING, Indians crowd near, car bearing President Eisenhower and Indian Prime Min- ister Jawaharlal Nehru through the streets of New Delhi Wednesday.'Gar's hood was littered with flow- ers tossed by throngs that lined Wirephoto via radio from New Delhi.) 13 Caught of 20 in Jail Break IVY BLUFF, N. C. Thirteen of North Carolina' oughest convicts, who stagei a nervy escape Tuesday anc :ook an arsenal of weaponi with them, were behind bar: :oday. All surrendered without re sistance. Seven others were at large and presumed to be carrying 11 weapons, includ ng'a submachine gun. Twelve surrendered in Vir ginia and Ohio after hardly 48 lours of freedom. Another 'risdner was retaken near vy Bluff the day of the reakout from the maximum- ecurity prison here. MEANWHILE, a huge man- iunt focused on an area 20 miles west of Roanoke, Va., vhere several of the escapees vere believed s u r r o unded. 'he FBI said Charles W. tewart, one of the desperate ingleaders in the daring reakout, might be in the ocketed group. CAPT. SEWELL GRIGGERS of sheriff's aero squadron inspects wreckage of plane that crashed into a field near Rolling Hills Wednesday night, killing IKE, NEHRU CLOSETED U. S. Taking Talks Charting Free Amy Out Asia's Future Begin of Iceland By WILLIAM RYAN Associated Press News Analyst NEW DELHI roll as a world peacemaker en hanced by landslide ovation., and his heavy psychologica impact on free Asia, Presiden Eisenhower today began wh-i probebly are the most impor tant talks of his tour. The American Presiden and Indian Prime Ministei Mehru had much to talk about. All of it was vastly im Dortant, not only to India bul also to the future course o: the Communist-free work competition in the uneasily stirring continent of Asia. Communist China undoubt- idly was at the top of the U. S. Raps Claims for Fats, Oils WASHINGTON Food and Drug Administra- ion advised the public today ot to believe any claims that use of salad oils, shortenings r oleomargarine would pre- sent heart attacks or strokes. FDA Commissioner George Larrick warned that the overnment considers any uch health claims by sellers f such "unsaturated fats and 'Us" as violations of the fed- ;ral misbranding laws. It said ood experts felt the only re- ult of eating more -of the roducts would be increased weight. THE AGENCY said "addi- ion of unsaturated fats and ils to the otherwise un- hanged'ordinary diet will not educe blood cholesterol and vill not prevent heart attacks nd strokes." "Representations to the ublic that salad oils, sshortcn- ngs, oleomargarine and siml- ar products have value for icse purposes are false and the FDA an- two men. Blanket-covered body of one of the victims is in foreground. ounccmcn't said. agenda as the leader of the free world and the leader ol Asia's neutrals talked. A CHINA IS NOW at the harshest and perhaps the most difficult stage of her fight to develop through a regimentec Communist system. Because of this, she is likely to be in- creasingly a troublemaker to neighbors struggling against odds to pull themselves up from poverty and misery. China's aggressive gestures in south Asia have radically changed the international po- litical climate of the conti- nent. The Red Chinese atti- (Continued Page A-10, Col. 6) 4 Children Perish When Home Burns CHESTER, Pa. children perished Wednesday night in a fire which de- stroyed their home. Police Sgt. Stanley Rogo- zinski said the blaze appar- ently was caused by an over- leated oil stove. He identi- 'ied the victims as the chil- dren of Mrs. Dolores Waites, 26. Her husband, Phillip, was .at work at the time. WASHINGTON UP) The Defense Department an nounced today that all U. S Army troops will be With- drawn from Iceland. Some U. S. Air Force and Navy men will remain. The force to be pulled out consists of an Army battalion combat team of about len. The army troops will be re- deployed during the first six months of 1960. "Army units stationed in the United States will con- tinue to maintain their capa- bility for immediate deploy- ment to Iceland in case of the headquarters said. THESE EMERGENCY troops would be from the Strategic Army of the 82nd and 101st Air- jorne Divisions from Ft. Bragg, N. C., and Ft. Camp- bell, Ky., and of the 4th In-' 'antry Division, Ft. Lewis, Wash. An Army spokesman said China Threat to Vital Speech Nehru, Solons Silent as Visitor Talks of Fruits of Weakness By JOHN SCALI NEW DELHI dent Eisenhower reminded India today that weakness ih arms invites aggression and said a strong United States is ready to come to the aid of its friends. He told the Indian Parlia- ment the United States is committed to a search for ;enuine disarmament but is maintaining strong forces against aggression and added: "They serve not only for ourself but our friends and allies, who, like us, have per- ceived this danger. They so ;erve for defensive purposes only." The members of Parliament applauded frequently. But :here was not a sound wHen :he President spoke of the :ruits of weakness. With the threats of Red China in mind, it was possible they were shaken by his remarks. NOR WAS THERE any' audible reaction when the President made clear Amer- ican determination to provide adequate forces to resist aggression, though it seemed plain he was referring to the threat to India from Red China. Eisenhower spoke to a joint session of the Indian Parlia- ment, which for weeks has; been discussing what attitude- India should take toward China. This week it upheld, prime minister's policy, which is "a go-slow attitude of firm- ness and preparednes. There were 17 interruptions for applause but some were; mere ripples. At the end the' applause and desk thumping' last only 20 seconds. EISENHOWER GOT his. biggest hand when, his voice; rising strongly, he declared: "In the name of humanity', can we not join in a five-; year or 50-year plan against- mistrust and misgivings and- fixation on the wrongs of the. (Continued Page A-10, Col. 1) roops could be rushed celand within a matter lours if necessary. The Army said the transfer] (Continued Page A-5, Col. 1) WHERE TO FIND IT Europe's worst storm in 23 years has left ships scattered and 109 dead. Page A-3. Beach B-I. Hal C-15. C-15. D-9 to 15. D-6, 7. C-8. Death B-2. C-14. B-3. Shipping A-8. D-l to 5. D-8. Tides, Television, Earl C-15. B-4 to 7. Your A-2. Ikes Trip Results Exceed Best Hopes, Herfer Says WASHINGTON retary of State Christian A. Herter said today that President Eisenhower had had extremely satisfactory discussions with foreign governments chiefs on his present 11-nation tour. Herter told a news con- ference that the public ac- ceptance of the President in every country he has visit- ed exceeded the greatest expectations which Herter and other U. S. officials had for the trip. Herter himself leaves Sat- urday for Paris to attend a meeting of the North At- lantic Treaty Council be- ginning Tuesday, and to join Eisenhower in a West- ern summit session begin- ning Dec. 19. He said the United States, may suggest at the NATO meeting a method for studying the problem of NATO cost-sharing so that a greater portion of the load would be borne by countries other than the United States. The United States will not take a dogmatic posi- tion on this issue, Herter said, but will try to work out in conjunction with Al- lied governments the prob- lems of cost of the joint de- fense of Western Europe. Herter said the United States intends to go through with full discussion with other NATO countries of all issues of interest to them, including matters which are being handled primarily by the big powers. He cited the status of West Berlin as an outstand- ing example. Herter also said that Eisenhower has very much In mind the possibility of a visit to Latin America. Her- ter declined to discuss this possibility beyond making that statement,   

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