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   Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - December 22, 1959, Long Beach, California                             IKE HEADS HOME IN TRIUMPH Half-Million BigSend-off President Ending 19-Day Journey to I I Countries By RICHARD K. O'MALLEY f CASABLANCA, Morocco W) President Eisenhower headed for home tonight winding up the crusade for friendship and peace in free- dom which he carried to" 11 rations. A thunderous acclaim by about jubilant Moroc- cans and a generous send-off capped the President's history making tour, the most extend- trip ever undertak- en.by an American President The 19-day journey, on which .the President was cheered by perhaps, nine mil- lion! welcomers, encompassed visits to Italy, Turkey, Pakis- tan, Afghanistan, India, Iran Greece, Tunisia, Spain and Morocco, as well as a West ern summit meeting in Paris. THE CONCLUSION of the President's far-ranging ven- ture in personal diplomacy still found him grinning and radiating confidence that he had managed to spread to mil- lions a feeling of trust in the sincerity of American motives ahd: policies. Only time will disclose the long-term effects. Bui there were many signs of atleast a temporary boost to American prestige as a result pf'the tour. The President's orange- nbsed jetliner headed west- ward and was due at Andrews Air Force Base outside Wash- ington at 8 p.m. (Long Beach his point of departure Dec. 3. A refueling stop is .pla'nned at Gander, NfId. The President was received with wild enthusiasm and one of the most colorful welcomes of." h i s three-continent tour when he arrived in this white- Walled North African city. HE WAS fascinated by dashing horsemen, strong, who raised their an cient long guns in salute as he rode by in an open car with King Mohammed V past crowds roaring "Yaish Ike" (Long live The President was pre sented with the traditional Arab greeting gift of dates and goat milk. Then the Eisenhower motorcade continued from the square down the avenue of the-royal armed forces, packed 10 deep with scream- cheering Moroccans. Thirty motorcycle police escorted the American visitor into Casablanca, the last on his spectacular 11-nation tour on three continents. MOROCCAN WOMEN veils shrilled "Yoo, the traditional Moroccan shout of excitement. The President, arriving from a whirlwind visit ,to Madrid where his welcome was similarly enthusiastic, rode through the city in an open car beside King Moham- med V. Both were standing. Wearing a broad grin, the (Continued Page A-4, Col. 2) PRESIDENT EISENHOWER is greeted by Generalissimo Francisco Franco of Spain after arrival for banquet at the Royal Palace in Madrid Monday night. Ike flew to Morocco today, and thence Wirephoto via Capital Girds to Greet Ike in Big Way WASHINGTON (UPI) hundreds of dignitaries and :housands of other Americans will give President Eisenhow- er a cheering, torchlight wel- come home tonight from his Christmas season quest for jeace.pn earth. Vice President Richard M. will head the estimated 500'. to 600 U. S. and foreign officials who will greet Eisen- lower at nearby Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Nixon has urged Americans :o give trie Chief Executive an enthusiastic reception when IB returns from "this terribly lard schedule in the service of the cause of peace." Ike in San fa Role Gives Doll fo Doll MADRID Iff} President Eisenhower played Santa Glaus to a cute little Spanish girl today. He gave her a doll and got a big kiss in ex- change. Rosa Maria Jimenez Calvo, 7, wrote to Eisenhower asking to meet him. She said she wanted to kiss a good-looking grandpa her description of the American chief executive. The President arranged with U. S. Ambassador John Davis Lodge to have Rosa brought to him. THE PRESIDENT'S luxuri- ous four-engine jetliner was scheduled to land at 11 p.m. [E.s.t.) (8 p.m., Long Beach bringing him home 'rom his exhausting 11-na- :ion, mission in :ime to spend Christmas with lis family. After simple ceremonies at the airport, 15 miles from the capital, Eisenhower will ride to the White House along the same route taken by Soviet Premier Nikita S. Khrushchev in September. Throngs of ap- stop plauding, cheering well-wish- ers were expected to line his path. When he reaches the in executive mansion, the Presi- dent will be greeted' by a (Continued Page A-4, Col. 1) Jan on Smoking n Forests Extended LOS ANGELES ty Fire Chief'Klinger has ex- :ended a ban on smoking in: west or brush country in- definitely. The ban was "to have expired Dec. 15. .-i SHE'S 7 .TINY AND sleepy-eyed, the little girl showed up with her parents at a.m. today at Moncloa Palace, where Eisen- hower was an overnight guest of the Spanish government. lights mo- mentarily blinded Eisenhower jury as he stopped to shake hands with the tot, who greeted him shyly in Spanish. "Let's get over here out of these lights where you and can said the President, EISENHOWER TOOK the youngster, to the corner of the room. He said on a chair and drew Rosa to his knee. Cameramen followed and the scene was floodlit again. "Do you like asked Eisenhower, who has four grandchildren. Rosa replied in Spanish that she does, and this was trans- lated for the President. Then he handed her a large box wrapped in bright Chrismas paper. Rosa beamed and Eis- enhower told her: "That will be your doll." Whereupon Rosa kissed the smiling on the mouth. The photographers were de lighted and begged for a re- but Eisenhower shooed them off. VEILED WOMEN wave U. S, flags as they stand in crowd greeting President Ei- senhower on arrival in Casablanca Wirephoto via radio.) Grand Jury Report Tells Dope Peril A warning that juvenile crime and narcotics violations are increasing alarmingly was issued today in the final re- port of the 1959 Los An- geles County Grand Jury. Jurors, headed by Foreman Charles F. Van De Water of Long Beach, noted that teen- age crimes are rising put of proportion to the population and that much of its time was devoted to hear- ing narcotics cases. Indictments were returned by the jurors against 256 al- leged dope peddlers and users. IN AN EFFORT to alleviate the teenage violation prob- lem, the 1959 panel said it would urge the 1960 Grand to encourage public schools to make increased use of counseling and guid ance services to youngsters. In addition to its actions against narcotics violators, the jurors returned indict- ments in 28 other criminal cases, including 6 for conspir- acy, 3 for grand theft, 2 for abortion, 2 for murder and 2 for violating the corporate se- curities code. Indictments were refused in only five cases. IN ONE OF its recommen- dations, the jury said more care should be taken in re- quiring claimants against an estate to prove their identity and in the substantiation of their claims. Earlier this year, Chief Pub- lic Administrator Phil Adkins was arrested along with Long Beach Police Sgt. Phil Lind- say and Tom Newton, owner of a local detective agency, for looting unclaimed estates by filing fictitious claims. In review of a complaint (Continued Page A-4, Col. 3) HOME The Southland's Finest Evening Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., TUESDAY, DECEMBER Vol. LXXIl-No. 277 -_____ TELEPHONE HE 5-1161 PRICE 10 CENTS EDITION (Six Editions Daily] 32 PAGES CLASSIFIED HE 2-5959 Small Allies Fear Results of Summit NATO Council Approves Talks but Asks Consultations By GEORGE McARTHUR Belgium, ireece and Turkey expressed :ears today they may be af- 'ected by decisions taken at an East-West summit confer- ence in which they had no part, v Trie, three little nations supported in part by Norway and Italy spoke up at a closed; session of the Atlan- tic Alliance's Ministerial Council. The council gave full sup- port to the Western Big Three proposal for summit talks with the Russians but with a proviso for prior consultation among the Allies, STRONG HINTS came from Moscow, meanwhile, that Premier Nikita S. Khrushchev will accept the Western invi- tation to a summit session this spring with the United States, Britain and France. Secretary of State Chris- tian A. Herter and Foreign Secretary Selwyn Lloyd took pains to reassure doubtful smaller nations. Herter and Lloyd assured the 'other ministers that no nation's interests would be jeopardized behind tis back. NATO officials emphasized that the issue did not develop to the point of acrimony. IT AROSE after the Turkish and Belgian foreign ministers stressed the need for continu- ing consultations before any final decisions are taken at the summit. Turkish Foreign Minister Fatin Rsutu Zorlu expressed doubts the Soviet Union has the peaceful intentions it pro fesses. This, he said, made (Continued Page A-4, Col. 6) WHERE TO FIND IT Joyous Christmas songs have come from many pens. See second in "Story of the Carols" series on page A-5. Beach B-l. Hal A-15. A-15. D-3 to 8. B-6, 7. A-6. A-14. Shipping A-5. D-l to 3. A-12. Tides, television, Earl A-15. B-4, 5.' Your A-2. Gilda Gray, War I Shimmy Queen, Dies HOLLYWOOD mer actress Gilda Gray, the "shimmy queen" of the silent movies, died of a heart attack in Hollywood shortly before noon today. She was 60. Miss Gray was pronounced dead on arrival at Hollywood Receiving Hospital after she collapsed in the apartment Mrs. Antonio Raio on Holly- wood Blvd. The former actress, who lived at 7922 Hollywood Blvd., had been staying with Mrs, Raio for about a week because of ill health. The friend found hef on the floor and called her husband, who is captain of the fire de- partment at Warner Bros. Studios, who summoned an ambulance and a fire rescue unit. She died before she could be rushed to the hospital. A NATIVE of Krakow, Po- land, the dancer's career be- of came show business history in America. At 18 she was starring in a Shubert musical, and at 20 she shared stardom in the .Ziegfeld Follies with Will Rogers and Gallagher and Sheen. In the movies, she created the mainland version of the Hawaiian hula In "Aloma of the South Seas." SEASON'S FROSTING Eight-year-old Fred .Zakar of Sun Valley, Calif., tries a taste of the white stuff he found on pine branches as he visited at snowy Kratka Ridge in the Angeles National Forest. Four to 12 inches of snow covered Snowstorm Clogs East By Associated Press Winter blew into the North- east today with a fierce snow- storm which deposited as much as 10 inches before sun- burst through the overcast around 9 a.m. Before the let-up, however, a constant downfall through the night piled up huge drifts to make job-going tough for millions over a wide area. Bus and automobile traffic were hardest hit. Streets and secondary highways in and around major cities of the New York metropolitan re- gion were all but impassable until snowplow crews could get to them. SPEEDS ALSO had to be cut sharply on parkways and turnpikes. Many commuter buses were trapped by jams of cars halted by icy surfaces and piles of snow. Trains had minor difficulties but much air traffic into and out of New York was snagged. The U.S. Weather Bureau said conditions were right for more snow before Christmas. Heavy winds had whipped the snowflakes across a re- gion stretching from the Great Lakes east through Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and parts of New Eng land. The Atlantic Coast of New Jersey and New York got the worst of it. The storm covered virtually all of Pennsylvania. Five inches were reported in the western part of rhe state. Weather Partly cloudy with a 60 per cent probability of rain tonight and Wed- nesday morning. A 60 per cent probability of showers Wednesday aft- ernoon. Maximum tem- perature by noon today: 60. Living Costs Reach New Ail-Time High WASHINGTON costs crept upward to another all-time high in November but the rise was at a slower pace than in other recent months, the gov- ernment reported today. J. J. Consumer prices advanced 0 O J less tnan one-tenth of one per w cent to a level 25.6 per Farm Post to Warne SACRAMENTO M1) Brown today appointed Wil- liam E. Warne, now fish and game director, as the new state director of agriculture. Warne, 54, will replace W. C. Jacobsen, who is retiring after 42 years in public serv- ice. Walter T. Shannon, deputy director of fish and game, will take over temporarily as act- ing director. The Agriculture Depart- ment position pays a year, compared with for the fish and game post. WARNE, a former assistant secretary of interior under President Truman, came to his present post from service as U. S. economic coordinator for foreign aid in Korea. He also directed U. S. aid pro- grams in Iran and Brazil. Brown called him "one of the ablest men now in state service." Before he entered public service, Warne worked for newspapers in California anc for the Associated Press. Quake Shakes Area of Eureka EUREKA Just five years after a damaging earth quake in Eureka, another temblor jolted this Northern California area Monday. This time there was no damage. Dishes rattled and some light fixtures swayed. The University of Califor- nia seismograph said It con tered about 175''miles north west of San Francisco, near Garberville. cent above the 1947-49 aver- age. A month earlier, prices were 25.5 per cent above the jase period. It was the sixth time in seven months that prices, as measured by the Labor De- partment's consumer price index, advanced to a new peak. The November rise was less marked than in September and October, and Ewan Clague, commissioner of labor statistics, said he looks for relative price stability until next spring. A CONTINUED down- :rend in food prices helped check the November rise in :he index. The big factors on the upside were increases in charges for services and for durable goods, including new autos. The November rise 'n the index will bring pay increases to about workers who get cost-of-living in- creases under union con- tracts. Factors affecting the shift in buying power included the return of steelworkers to their jobs, which boosted average hourly earnings, and a drop in the factory work week because of layoffs by makers of autos and other goods affected by a shortage of steel. Flying Tiger Line Faces Pilot Strike CHICAGO Air Line Pilots Assn., said Mon- day night Its SO pilots would go on strike Jan. 4 against the Flying Tiger cargo air line. C. N. Sayen, ALPA presi- dent, said the strike date "is being deferred until after the holidays to Insure that no Christmas parcels will be de- layed in transit." Flying Tiger operates in California and 12 other states.   

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