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Independent, The (Newspaper) - December 5, 1957, Pasadena, CaliforniaOf theft. Mostly Cloudy with inter Nii tent rain today. Gradual Clearing tonight. High about j 67. Yesterday. 7048. More 3 weather on Page i. The Independent 10 cents 46 pages classified by other by 6-467 Home edition As heir apparent to ailing president Eisenhower Rich Ard m. Nixon prepares him self to receive the presiden tial Mantle. Page 34. Pasadena cal., thursday dec. 5, 1957 bugs halt . Moon launching rail crash in London fog kills 62 commuters big Bridge crushes on trains by Ronald Thomson London. A freakish crash in a London pea soup fog wrecked two trains and an overpass Bridge at the Rush hour Peak last night and killed at least 62 commuters. Aboard the trains were Early Christmas shoppers car lying gifts homeward. More than 120 persons were injured seriously by the Tele scoping of the trains and by the Bridge girders tumbling Down on the mass of train wreckage. Toil in fog after tvs hours of toiling in almost impenetrable gloom of night compounded by fog Rescue workers called off their efforts until Daylight if the Bridge turn to Page 10 rearguard action stymies Vanguard Hopes soar for lighting Yule Lane with renewed Hope of county financial support. Alta Dena s Christmas tree Lane bandwagon really got rolling yesterday. The famed Lane of Christ Mas lights which last week appeared doomed to darkness for the first time in 3s years got an offer of s700 usable col ored lights and 23-1 usable wire strings for the Light bulbs from the Pasadena municipal Light Power dept. Yesterday. The department offered to donate the lights and strings which were left Over from pre a Vious years but cautioned that the streamers will have to gone Over three or four sock California by prodding nor of Roamer run Lanon and j k the California poll right 1o work Law Given Edge by Public by Melvin Field director the California foil although the Over All balance of Public opinion in California is tipped slightly in the direction of favouring the objectives of the so called right to work proposal not More than one voter in three is presently acquainted with the specific issues which arc involved in this controversial measure. Right to work legislation As it is now proposed ets per Streamer replaced and bad spots in insulation taped. Need More bulbs total bulbs necessary for the project Are 9500 and 314 wire streamers. Another shot in tie to the tree lighting Campaign came from the International brotherhood of electrical workers. Local 11. District As 50 members volunteered to donate a weekend s work to a pairing and installing the lights. Secret passion of mrs. Scott told at trial los Angeles. Mrs Evelyn throsby Scott wished she had married a Good look ing truck Driver hut said her labor unions and 8k think it is a civil rights measure friends would t understand the remaining 33% give an answer which indicates some her motives a defense witness familiarity with the issues involved. That a worker need not join a Union when he is hired for a Job covered by a Union contract. Proponents of this Law Are considering circulating petitions in an Effort to get it on the november ballot As an initiative measure. Senator William Knowland has made right to work legislation one of the planks of his platform in the gubernatorial race. Few voters really understand Basic tenets of proposed Law in order to obtain an up to Date sampling of attitudes toward the controversial right to work Law trained interviewers of the California poll interviewed personally a Cross Section of people throughout the state and asked them a two part question. The first part was designed to discover what proportion of voters presently understand the Basic tenets of the proposed Law. As you probably know one of the issues in the up coming Campaign for governor will be the proposed right to work Law. As far As you understand it what is the Law All about what would it provide for anything answers to this question show that at present 67to of the voters do not have any Clear understanding of the issues at stake. In this group 44% know absolutely nothing about it 15% say it has some connection with testified yesterday at. The Ewing Scott murder trial. Building contractor Carl Vernell the 14th defense wit i Ness in the nine week Lori said mrs. Scott s secret Pas a Sion cropped up in one of the Many intimate conversations he had with her. 1 Vermell added that when issues explained. A few More voters take pro stand the second question which was asked of All respondents aimed at obtaining attitudes toward the Basic provisions of the Law. The question Well actually As you know at the present time in Many cases a Man who has been hired for a Job i covered by a Union contract must join the Union after a i hired under the proposed tight to work Scott repeatedly belted Down i Law a Man would not have to join this Union unless he numerous drinks during wanted to. Here is a card listing the two ways i have just right to 11 heart to heart chats. Burglar adds insult uses victim s Dolly a burglar used his Vic Tim s furniture Dolly to haul off a Load of tools Worth s220 from a service truck parked at san Gabriel blvd., Temple City yester Day. The tools were i lie prop erty of Joe Leynaud. Of iot5 n. Cloverly avo., map Oliance Siloro operator. Inside today s Independent Una and instruction trades zen Sion by Buck the Parent Union s threat expulsion against the corruption tainted teamsters. Pm. 3. Christopher to columnist Robert Allen reports from the inside that san Francisco mayor is ready to quit Senate race. Page is. Allen in siness. Christmas. Story classified .2h comics .33 Connolly Page 15 Considine 21 features 15 Kay Nash obituaries 23 Leadabrand opinion Shafer sports 15 theater in Are 15 37 .17 25 tv-radio.23 women.8 Navy hints new test tomorrow by Darrex Garwood ins atomic science editor Cape canaveral Fla the United states failed last night in its first attempt to fire its satellite entry in the space race with Russia. Offi vials indicated it May be to Morrow before the slender Moon Carrier can be launched postponement of firing was announced after hours of de a. A defense department spokesman said a series of difficulties none of them serious forced the postponement. Or John p. Hagen project Van guard director said in Washngton he hoped a new attempt could be made late today. However or. J. Paul Walsh Deputy director of the satellite launching project indicated at i Midnight news conference Lere that it May be tomorrow before the troubles can be straightened out. Walsh said it will take Al Day today to Iron out difficulties encountered in yesterday s efforts to Send the missile aloft and the next step will be for project officials to request a new firing schedule from the Force missile testing Cen Ter Here. Officials said that a series of minor technical adjust ments became necessary and that the huge Vanguard rocket must be drained of its fuel to overcome the difficulties. Or. Hagen said it would Equire several hours to overcome the present tech ical difficulties and prob Bly test the Crews to a Point hich would be considered weather conditions also entered the picture when wind n the Cape blew up to be Ween 20 and 28 knots. Woman Hurt in pole crash prompt first Aid by a pass no doctor helped save the life f Maggie a. Fields 22, after or car went out of control Anc it a Power pole in Pasadena esterday. Hiss Fields. 918 w. Garvey be. Monterey Park received deep head laceration and possible fractured Skull in the occident in front of 265 s. Ave. 4. Pasadena. Police said or. C. H. Parsons f Glendale rendered first Aid and controlled the victim s ceding. She was taken to Huntington memorial h o s Tal. Photo try Elton in her daydream comes True remember Gertrude Eleanor Wood wanted to be Queen of the today the youngest member of court won that title and Crown. Youngest Princess for As Long As she can tournament of roses. Trudy Wood named Rose Queen Rule Story starts today first of 17 chapters in the oliday Story of Santa and e Strong appears in he Independent today on age 15. The impossible daydream appearance on the George go that started longer ago than Joel show with Eddie Fishe she ran remember came True today for a pretty Pasadena Junior named Wood. Queen Gertrude s Choice was the 1058 tournament of roses written by Lucrece Hudgins i intermittent showers netted Lown Pasadena and the san Jabriel Valley last night and possibly signalled the approach of a Pacific storm. The Weatherman reported hat there would be continued Howors today with tempera ures ranging from 67 to 5s. Lusty winds were also pre meted. Storms also hit the East aunts ast As a re Coral snowstorm. Civic Auditori Tobaja California or the struck. Through the Middle Atlantic states with up to 10 inches of mothers of the Royal court. Her parents describe the a jul 11 Uduc o i ii univ it a the Climax to a Long series Rose As an out College freshman tryouts that started with a sir1-" so e loves to swim Gertrude e 1 e a n o r spinning lineup of horseback and water ski at Pasadena Junior College As Well As fish and has spent yesterday this will be crowned dec. 27iall of her vacation time with Hazel eyed coed who prefers to in traditional ceremonies at her family on trailer be known As was of ithe Pasadena facially proclaimed Queen of urn. With her court of or. Wood is vice presi merchants of study bus crisis Pasadena downtown Mer chants. Chamber of Commerce officials and City officials will meet at 10 . Today in an at tempt to formulate a plan to downtown traffic and parking congestion and Busi Ness losses caused by the Pas Adena City lines bus strike. Bus rental the group will hear reports on traffic parking and Christ Mas shopping and will discuss ways of financing rental of buses to operate a shuttle serv shoppers urged to Pool rides to downtown share the ride is the by word in Pasadena while buses remain idled by the strike. Join in car pools where possible or organize them yourselves. When you re going marketing or shopping ask your neighbors if they want to ride with you. Sharing rides will help Cut Down heavy traffic and alleviate Park ing problems. Ice Between downtown and specially designated parking areas which the City would open up n Victory Park and the Rose bowl. At 11 . City manager Don Mcmillan will meet with the Board of City directors and report on the earlier meet no and discuss the strike out ook. While the brotherhood of Railroad trainmen appeared stalemated in their 4-Day Trike against Pasadena and Glendale City lines metro Olitan coach lines and As Iury rapid transit system a fifth bus strike loomed in Beach. Ote slated there members of the Al Cio transportation Divi Sion 1277 will hold a strike vote tomorrow. The Union has been negotiating with the Long Beach motor bus co. The strike if authorized by the Union s members would Start monday. More rain predicted for today sos alphabetically Bevcar Dent of Adams. Kula Dubberly Lin Jand mrs. Id daily in this newspaper. Leuth tagging workers gets aged himself Lansing Mich a private detective hired to Leek the honesty of pm Loyes of a department Ore Here was arrested by nother private detective tuesday As a shoplifter. Morris Bush 42, of dal As tex., pleaded guilty to a Harge of simple larceny esterday and was fined another detective hired to Rcck on shoplifters said he a Bush slip a deck of laying cards in his pocket a Tilic purchasing another pm. The Tobias tire co. W Ledden Sally Shaw. Was pm loved in Ger tide said. I think i be Valentino and Jaqueline Wil Pasadena City controller s looked Forward to being Liams she will preside Ove Rifice. A Queen from the time i was All official tournament fun a a brother. William 19, who nor torn without Ever really sex ions with petting it to come True. Words can t express a thrill like tournament of roses officials say Trudy broke Down and cried when informed she had been picked to reign Over the world famous pageant. Honor student an Honor student with a straight a average the 1958 Queen of the tournament of roses is also an avid Fisher Man an excellent seamstress and a Good Cook. She is a a i live of Pasadena still living with her parents or. And mrs w. Harvey Wood in the House where she was Horn at 2100 Oakwood. She is the Young est member of the Royal. Court and will celebrate her 17th birthday Doc. 17 when she is scheduled Lor a personal parting this serving in the u. S. Navy appearance of a full the Queens the Lexington at Ter blizzard. Sponsored by the Junior Cham j Bremerton wash., completes her of Commerce to Honor the immediate family. Rocic a Bye father this tall tale begins 90 feet off the ground Alameda. A Navy flier had an unusual Story yesterday to Tell his Young son How he bailed out of a Jet plane High in the sky and landed atop a 90-foot Redwood tree. La. J. T. Abercrombie 27, had a Fla cont on the Northern California Mast yester Lav. Lie headed the plane out Over the Pacific Ocean and then parachuted. Abor Crombie floated safely to the lop of the tall tree. He escaped with bruises climbed Down and later was brought to Ukiah by a sheriff s searching party. Places. Y reported t 7 . West d 10 inches of up to 40 i storm Snow rain help fire fighters Light Snow flurries and precipitation last night bolstered efforts of the remaining 75 fire fighters in the Angeles National Forest to extinguish a Blaze that began two weeks ago today. Although the moisture that fell was not As much As predicted Forest service officials said it was a definite help. High winds blowing in the Mountain areas last night apparently had Lille effect on i the Indian fire fight ers and those from Northern California will be released to Clay and flown to their Homes

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