Oxnard Press Courier, April 11, 1959, Page 6

Oxnard Press Courier

April 11, 1959

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Oxnard Press Courier (Newspaper) - April 11, 1959, Oxnard, California binaural OXNARD PRESs-COU RI ER SPECIAL MILITARY RATE $1.00 per Month Anywhere Call HU 3-1101 PAG! TWOOXNARD PRESS-COURIER—PHONF HU 3-HOI SATURDAY. APRIL ll, 1959Organized Crime Not Serious in State, Study Indicates Mafia Mostly a Myth, Says Report to Governor SACRAMENTO—(UPI)Gov. Edmund G. Brown was told Friday that the Mafia has not gained a foothold in California, despite “widely publicized assertions ’ to the contrary. Alvin H. Goldstein Jr., former assistant district attorney in New \ork City, reported to Gov. Brown on a study of activities of organized crime and labor racketeering in the ata.e He drew two major coiiclu-,    ,    j a|ons:    imported Mr. Goldstein who had J. “The evidence does not sup- prosecuted iabor racketeers in port widely publicized assertions New York. that a secret society known as On the Alalia. Mr. Goldstein the Mafia is active‘in the state said the significance of the crime of California."    syndicate on the American scene 2. “Racketeers have not ac- had never been clearly defined! quired positions of leadership and ‘ its existence is yet to be in the California labor move- objectively proven, tnent and activity of persons!    Excite    Opinion with serious criminal records is! “Yet the word is bandied about! not a significant factor in the as lf there were no question of present conduct of labor-man- such an organization, he said. xgement relations in this state.”, "Many law enforcement officers Mr. Brown ordered the study simply assume the existance of while still attorney general. He Mafia and use the word as a ——    -    ‘    —sword to excite public opinion I in the hope they may obtain increased funds and official sanction for extreme methods of investigation and arrest.” Mr. Goldstein recommended that local law enforcement officers try to “forget the intriguing concept of an interna-ALGIERS (UPD — The Czech tional conspiracy and concen-freighter Lidice, seized by trate on organized crime within French naval patrols off the Al- their own jurisdiction. Around the World War Talk by U.S. Bras. Scored by Russ Official MOSCOW— (UPI)—Defense Minister Rodion Malinov-sky, attacking “American brasshats,” charged today that J Reds Block Escape Route From Tibet NKW DELHI (UPD — Commu-Tibet have sealed the es- recent statements by U.S. military leaders showed that thi^u^iT1 whfch0th^n^af Lama they lack common sense. Mr. Malinovsky said the United egcap£, to India States would face destruction in any nuclear war.    |    officials    in    Shillong,    on    India’s “The unseemly utterances of American brasshats, re- northeast frontier, said no refu-p]p(p with various insulting jibes against tho Soviet Union. «»*»*>.* have crossed th** bnrdnr cannot but cause surprise since they are not conducive to ince March 31, a week after the creating an atmosphere such as would promote the success fleeing god-king came through of the coming (East-West) negotiations,” he said.    to    safety. Mr. Malinovsky listed Air Force Gens. Nathan F. At the same time, the Commu-Twimng and Thomas D. White and Adm. Arleigh A. Burke among Americans who he said have made “wild pronouncements . . . about the ability and readiness of American forces to wipe out the Soviet Union.’ French Seize Czech Ship In Algeria DEFENSE MINISTER HOPEFl L (IN BEHLIN BONN (UPD — West German Defense Minister Franz Josel Strauss said Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev will not start a war over Berlin if the West puts up an “effective and believable” collective defense. He said there was one danger — “the in-c aculablo impulsiveness of Khrushchev.” Kl HH LH WORKERS VOTE TO STRIKE Steel Union Chief Rejects Plan for Year Pay freeze PITTSBURGH (UPD —The steel idustry has called on the Unit-1 Steelworkers Union to hold ie line on wages, but the union has rejected the proposal as a nist radio reported that the government the Reds are setting up in Tibet will include a “public security” department — presumably a secret police agency. The Dalai Lama, meanwhile, was continuing his grueling journey over rugged terrain. Ho is expected    to reach Bomdila Sunday. He    will be greeten by P. N. Menon, Premier Jawahar-lal Nehru's special envoy. A place for a meeting of Mr. Nehru and the Dalai Lama probably will be one of the first matters taken up with Mr. Menon when they meet Sunday. «    *h tTm!♦ An informed source said th# industry has called on the Unit- ffod.kini_ haK flSslJred Mr Mpn. od    Steelworkers    Union    to    hold,** alrfadv    - D^sumablv hv the line on    wages,    but    the    union    ..    ^    .P ..    ^ Ul? Vioo    ,ha    nrnnncoi    *    radl<>    “ that he would not like I to do anything which would affect India’s relation* with any jerian coast, carried enough rifles and small-arms ammunition to equip an Infantry division, Dope, Hook making He reported significant evidence of organized crime in nar-j French military sources said to- cotics and bookmaking in the slay.    state.    He gave San Francisco a An official communique from clean bill of health but said, the general staff in Algiers said!bookmaking appeared to be in-the ship was seized by the Navy!creasing in Southern California. "in accordance with government He recommended establish-Instructions intended to prevent ment within the State Depart-all supply of war material” to ment of Justice of a special rack-Arab guerrillas.    ets squad. -j On labor racketeering, Mr. VIENNA (UPD — Communist!Goldstein said he found cases Czechoslovakia today officially! which included evidence of la-protested against the seizure of; bor racketeers but concluded th* Czech cargo ship Lidice by that there appeared to be only French authorities in the Al- a “few sour apples in a relative-yerian harbor of Oran.    Iv wholesome barrel. AKRON, Ohio (UPD — Three of :publicity stunt> the rubber industry’s big four! A committee representing 12,    , appear almost certain to be hit major steel lirmg    askcd Unioni otntr countr>r by strikes when contracts ex- president David J.    McDonald to! pire Wednesday. Already about accept a one-year    wage freeze. 27,000 U. S. Rubber Company McDonald said the n employees in ll states are on ment strike. FISTS FLY at the Royal Albert Hall in London as stewards tussle with demonstrfcors who tried to break up a meeting to protest the situation in Central Africa. Protest centered on events in Nyasaland where Negro natives have taken action against British colonial rule. After a few minutes of fighting, stewards restored order.    —(UPD    Telephoto manage- Crop CCS in ll MIULCS OIC w,. ment move was an attempt to rn    #■* A United Rubber Work- avoid negotiations scheduled to f"FOfTt 317)00 on spokesman said Akron hoein Mnv is in Npw York    SF Under Study ers Union spokesman union locals of B. F. Goodrich, Firestone and Goodyear workers have approved going strike April 15 by a 9 to I margin. Brown After Program Progresses Another Busy Week FIVE KILLED IN HEAD-ON CRASH DAYTON, Ohio (UPD — Four teen-agers and a two-year-old child were killed Friday night in a head-on collision at the begin May 18 in New York. The industry proposed extending major provisions of the cur-on|rtnt three-year contract, which expires June 30, for one year. The industry committee said in a letter the nation’s economy is on a moderate upswing, but that the process was being “artificially accelerated” by consumers worried about a strike. An immediate settlement of the steel issues would enable customers crest of a hill near here. A man | to buy normally and avoid “the By United Press International The week in Sacramento. The Governor: Said there will be no retreat on his tax program and he will Better Lot for Migrant Labor Urged at St. Louis Session ST. LOUIS, Mo.—(UPI)—Recommendations intended to better the lot of the nation’s migrant workers were made od or to increase beer or horse Friday by the Mid-American Conference on Migratory Labor. The conference, representing 19 states, endorsed the current study of wages and hours worked by migrant farm workers, being conducted by the U. S Department of Labor and also voiced approval of Secretary of Labor James Mitchell’s recommendation that a federal minimum wage be established for agriculture. and a woman were critically injured. for industrial workers and 90 included. cents an hour for farm workers.! Slate Agencies: Approved a bill to establish a! State Water Director Harvey    - more than $10 billion freeway O. Banks proposed establish-    RUSS GRAFT and expressway system to con- ment of one big water district NEW HEAD ON DOI; not * modifv ^or^'droD his DroDos- nect ali of the state’s major ci- in the Sacramento-San Joaquin MOSCOW (UPD — Russian sel-als to levv a severance^tax on ties.    j    River delta.    entists have claimed a success- month is out, it will be embar- *    The    Governmental    Efficiency!    State    Controller Alan Cranston ful body-transplant with a two-! rassed by record riches which Committee approved Gov. gave a green light for a suit, headed dog, alive and healthy 151 it can neither explain nor con- artificial bulge of synthetic demand and subsequent . . . decline and dislocation.” The union president accused the industry of employing “this strategem because before the SAN BERNARDINO (UPI) — The county government and agricultural and industrial interests are sponsoring a six-year $1,143,000 program to study the effects of smog on crops. Funds will be provided from all three groups, a spokesman said, and the program may cost more than $2 million before it is finished. Scientists from the University of California at Riverside will conduct field studies under the program, using knowledge already gained in laboratory studies. ^Told Newsmen he intends to Brown’s bills to set up an Eco- against William G. Bonelli to re- days after the experiment. Tass!coal.” name three Democrats and two;noraic Development Agency and claim “any amounts collected ii- said scientists grafted a puppy’s    __ Republicans to the Fair Em-;*. P?81*10? ..?* coordinator ^ijefaUy^from Jiquor licenses headon,tojthe neck^trf a full-(RU55IA DENIES jfoo Late to Classify The largest cotton plantation in the world is located at Wilson, Ark. ployment Practices Commission.!activities. ! while Mr. Bonelli was a mem- grown German shepherd. VOGUE THEATRE - OXNARD 14 HOUR PHONE SERVICE—HU 3-9216 LAST SHOWING TONIGHT ACADEMY AWARD WINNER - GIGI - LESLIE CARON—MAURICE CHEVALIER The Assembly: Approved Governor The Public Works Board voted to locate the proposed Alame- Said he feels it is his    obliga-l The    committee    turned down a    ber of    the State Equalization lion to serve a full term    as gov-!b*d t0    establish a    State Air Pol-    Board, ernor but admitted it would be    lu*i°n Commission and approved I “rather silly” for him to say he    a and R® companion consti- Other    recommendations    adopted    included    extension    of    would refuse a Democratic con-    tutional amendment to author- education,    health    and    welfare    services    to    migrant    farm    vantion draft to run for presi-,*ze a million bond issue to workers and their families.    I dent in 1960.    finAal}c®    housing    for    oldsters. The group called for the establishment of a minimum I Set April 13-14 for a flying p* keeiHte nlfce on' the nutcirfo cplfpii0ument Kf4yJ\ingSlerS comn?e^cial *arms ^°keaa “mid-session report to ballot reducing the vote re- ed public utilities taking fast: snowfalls, outside school hours, but did not specify a minimum. ^ people”    iquirement needed to qualify was tax write-offs to pass the sav- Said he’stands firmly    behind'^iven    ^nal Passage by the Sen-    mgs on    to their customers. The the existing $1,000 property tax at^;    is    considering a proposal exemption for veterans. The Legislature: COLD, SNOW IN INLAND STATES Winter weather lingered In da County State C ollege at one the Midland states today, drop-of two sites near Hayward or in ping temperatures below freez-Pleasanton.    ing from the Rockies to the The staff of the California Great Lakes and turning April Public Utilities Commission urg- showers into out - of - season Brown’s by some California public utili- write-offs. ties that they be allowed to keep money saved from fast tax Gave final passage to a bill by ‘ax bi“s    state    incom! Assemblyman Edward E. Elliott jaxea bF    million a year and (D-Los Angeles) to allow mixed evymg a    $68 million a year race marriages    tax    on    smokers. Approved a bill earmarking the $170,000,000 tidelands fund for water. Approved Governor Brown’s bill setting up a Fair Employment Practices Commission. The Senate: Sen. James J. McBride Refused to exempt agricul-“0!ture from the governor’s minimum wage bill and sent the bill to the Senate on a 44 to 35 vote. Ways and Means sent to the lower chamber floor without recommendation a bill to abo!- STARTS SUNDAY CONTINUOUS SHOWS SUNDAY FROM I P.M. The New Bench Genention... WHAT is IT? ish the death penalty for a trial Ventura), dean of the upper, chamber, admitted Governor:    Industrials Relations Commit- Brown had won away McBride’s tee, - on a s,raiSht Party bna supporters in the economy bloc vote - approved two bills which against taxes.    would 6rant the n*ht of a A COLUMBA new** Set Monday, April 20, for Labor Committee hearing on Governor Brown’s minimum , - ,    . wage bill settin ga floor of $1.25 and federal ion contract to city and county employees and public water and electricity district workers. State employes were not VENTURA HEARING CENTER 518 East Main Street    MI    3-4007 VENTURA SENDING KURD TROOPS TO IRAQ MOSCOW (UPD — The official news agency Tass today denied Western press reports that 855 armed and guerrilla-trained Kurds were sent to Iraq by the Soviet Union. The Soviet news agency said the Kurds were Iraqi citizens” accompanied by “their families, wives and children numbering 394.” _• For Rent llnfurn. 28 I bedroom house. No pets. $70. 42S E. Clara, Hueneme. UU 64(650. I bedroom. Garage. Antenna. Wa ter paid. Yard. $71.50. HU 3-3329. FOR EARLY RIMERS and TV LATE SHOW WATCHERS For Your Convenience TURF WE'RE OPEN LIQUOR STORK 6/M to 2 AMI Cor. Ox. Blvd. “    and    5tli    Streets Valley Theatre Camarillo 2-5338 EX HS TONIGHT "Sepcrate Tables" "The Trap" Sunday, Monday, Tuesday 'Old Man ami the Sea' 'Good Day for Hanging" Melody Theatre POUT HUENEME HU 6-5524 “DEEP SIX" Ylan Ladd (In Color) “VILLA” Bryan Keith (In Color) Cont Sunday From 2 p.m. “QUEEN OF OUTER SPACE” Zsa /sa Gabor (In Color) ‘THE MATCHMAKER” Anthony Perkins IN COLUMBIA COLOR CIllMEiviAwSczOP’E Olar r tup SANDRA DEE JAMES DARREN CUFF ROBERTSON ARTHUR O'CONNELL • THE FOUR PREP* —PLUS 2ND HIT— JOHN WAYNE DEAN MARTIN RICKY NELSON mo Bravo TECHNICOLOR Hl6/oj2 MI 2293 Box Office Opens 5:30—Show Starts at Dusk FIRST OXNARD SHOWING AOitfai Platte V ROSLUND Tha picture tops the book I Th* picture top* the play! flCHNKAMA* TECHNICOLOR* HARNAR BROS nd— Hitler’s general was a ^ Nothing can tear 'em apart! JACK HAWKINS GIA SCALA ANGIE DICKINSON WALTER BRENNAN ama SHOW TIMES* TK# Hoc dad Spy, 6:40 S 11:15—Auntie Mama. 8:45 DKIVtlHB I PHOWE-MI2-229. lot th* junction of ■ IQI twills Box Office Opens 5:30—Show Starts at Dusk NOW SHOWING Oxnard THEATRE - OXNARD 24 HOUR PHONE SERVICE—HU 3-8512 SUSAN HAYWARD BEST ACTRESS OF 1958! SUSAN HAYWARD in lh# true story of Barbara (Graham—whose murder trial shocked lh# world! PH UNTO! AUTIST NOW SHOWING CONTINUOUS SHOWS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY PLUS — WALT DISNEY presents THE SEVEN CITIES OF ANTARCTICA STANLEY KRAMER pa* TONY CURDS HONEY POITIER 'THE MT MEH SHOW TIMES! Defiant One*, 6:40 and 11—Want to Lira, 8:50 ;