Independent Press Telegram in Long-Beach, California
14 Nov 1954

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14 Nov 1954

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Independent Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - November 14, 1954, Long Beach, CaliforniaSouthland s own sunday newspaper phone . 70-5951 no. 6-9071 Independent fess Long Beach 12, Calif., sunday november 14, 1954 the variable High Clouds ecu but generally Runny today and monday. Fog or Low Clouds night and Early morning High today 7g. Saturday s High Low figures 76-31. 142 pages vol 13 Hope Dies for 15 in w. A. Mine cuffed in vegas High rolling Nick Down to Low Bali at Gardener tables by ji3i Elf Elan fabulous Nick the greek the High rolling Gambler who once won in a single poker session and dropped in one evening s crap game has hit the Bottom on Luck s roller coaster again. Nick is Down to playing primitive form of poker in the factory workers and gambling grand mothers at Gardena s poker palaces. The Days of the big action Are Nick laments. Even in los vegas. A Man can t bet More than on a Roll of the Dice a Paul Bunyan marooned among the pygmies Nick gazed out Over the Green tables at the Normandie club and chewed sadly on an unlimited Cigar. he said is strictly recreation. You could t lose More than a night if you Nick airily dismissed current stories that the financial roof had frill in in on him at. vegas and that he had s600.000 in unpaid markers scattered throughout the desert casinos. The Sunry was railed to my attention by a said Nick. I , i did not even bother to read it. It was written someone 1 never heart of for the Ami inc ment of he Nick whose full name is Nicholas a. For Andrea Dan Dolos holds a Bachelor s degree in philosophy and is reputed to read Plato and Aristotle a charge that he neither confirms nor denies. Nick concedes that lady Luck has been giving him the icy stare lately. I be been to vegas about 10 times in the last four months and dropped from to each time. My own he Hus no resentment Over the stories that lie s lost an other Fortune. He s been milking them and losing them for 40 years and figures that he has gone broke 73 times. Maybe it will Case off the pressure if word gets around that Nick s lie philosophies. A few months ago Collier s ran the Story of his Lite and Nick was deluged with begging letter s from people who decided he was a one Man Community Chest. I got letters from All Over the he said haul ing out the latest bundle from his inside pocket. Look at he selected one at random. It was from a Man in Penn Sylvania who wanted to Start a grocery store. A lot of 1liem Are from Fine people who Are in trouble. Noerl in operation or have a sick i could t take care of. Them if i had 500 million Nick has Long had a. Cavalier Wuhu do toward Money. Once he left s90.000 in Cash in a suit lie sent to the cleaners and was astounded to get it Back. He looks upon Money As a necessary adjunct 1o his Favorule pastime. You can t Gamble without it just As you can t play Golf without a Golf Ball. Legend says that has passed through ills hands in his remaining with him Long enough continued on Page a-3, col. 6. Proposed Lor smog studies pollution foundation offers As share of expenses los Angeles a the Southern California air pollution foundation Satur Day proposed a expanded research program to combat smog but the director warned that no effective Relief could be expected for five years without United Public support. Or. Lauren Hitchcock foundation director said the county would pay under the program terms. The foundation would pay the state and the Federal govern ment 590.000. The program lie snid includes studies of the feasibility of using non Learned White Gaso line in a catalytic converter for automobile exhausts Rind consideration of the development of a converter Lor use with leaded gasoline. The project also would explore the possibility of blending syn thetic alcohol and gasoline As automobile fuel. The use of liquefied Petro Leum Gas As an alternate fuel is suggested in one i pitch cock said. "limiting1 the use of motor vehicles somewhat As in world i War ii would not be Over looked nor would the control of or autos which Emit he said. Other Points to be studied in clude exhaust control methods control of hydrocarbon losses four . Men sail 38-footer across Atlantic rest in Isles four Young men from Long Beach arrived in Barbados Brit ish West indies saturday in their 38-foot Ketch Oceana after leaving South Ampton England last aug. 29. Aboard the Little steel hulled vessel which took 24 Days to make the Atlantic crossing from Las Palmas Canary islands is were Roy Eddie Jennings jr., 30, of 524 Monrovia ave., Eric Lucas 25, of 518 Monrovia ave., the boat s co owners Charles Smith. 25, of 5920 the Toledo and Charles Harris 21, of 335 w. Fifth St. The whom All except Jennings Are lifeguards Here ran out of potatoes thursday night but pulled into the West indies Island Harbor with 30 tins of canned food left. Jennings Lucas and Smith were sporting boards they grew while crossing the Atlantic. Jennings an air Force Veteran of service in England and Korea nosing into Atlantic Waves in route from England had a Friend buy the boat for to British West indies the Ketch Oceana holds its him and Lucas in England. The course off the coast of Spain. Photo was mailed by carries about 900.square Charles Smith 25, left to his father j. T. Smith of fact Canvas and is w 5920 the Toledo. Other crewmen Are not named. Continued on Page a-2, col. L Oceana plus Ocean Charles Harris r 2 la. Wives of Hempfing Salon swim terminal Navy police chief charged with Drunken assault Jon of smog forming potential of various pollution sources com Bullion products refuse disposal and measurement of pollutants., paper Roll Falls in ship kills Docker a Wilmington Longshoreman was killed saturday afternoon when a 1600-Pound Roll of paper was mane vering in the hold a ship Here fell and crushed him. Alfred a. Negrete 27, of 517 Bayview ave., was dead on arrival at Seaside Hospital after the Accident aboard the is sea fair at pier a berth 6, in Long Beach Harbor. Police said Negrete was tip Ping the heavy Roll in Hatch no. 5 when he lost his balance and it fell on him. Doctors said he died of head and Chest injuries. The body was removed to the b. W. Coon funeral Home. Chief of Security police for the u. S. Naval station on Ter a pair of Long Beach House Minal Wesley Scott of Ives enthusiastic distance swimj240 Morningside Stii was jailed mers today will try to become nere saturday booked on in t0 of Drunken driving and Battery. Victim of the Battery Accord the Salton sea. Mrs. Daisy Murchie of 31 Santa Ana ave., and mrs. Amy Hiland 33, of 159 Covina ave., Are expected to enter the water on the East Side of the Imperial Valley Salt Lake at 9 this morning. Both announced Hopes of beat Roy Sutler s record of 7 hours 48 minutes Over the wind swept 10-mile route. The two women gained recognition recently when they tried a Huntington Beach to Rainbow pier swim. Change names with the other later posted in the form of whom he identified As bail Bond. Scott. He told me he was Security when taken into custody the was second blast shakes scene of tragedy All openings sealed As fire rages in Shaft and tunnels Farmington a. Sunday . Rescue workers abandoned Early to Day their efforts to reach 15 men trapped in a flaming explosion wracked Coal mine near Here. State mines chief Frank b. King disclosed the decision to Seal off All five openings to the mine where a terrific explosion killed an above ground worker and entombed the others Satur Day afternoon. He said a second explosion and deadly Carbon monoxide plus fires which still raged beneath the surface eliminated any possibility of survival by the men. The second explosion came about 10 hours after the original blast and shortly after Rescue at tempts were temporarily sus Pended because of the monoxide Gas. After conferring with mine officials and other governmental representatives King said there was no Point trying to reach the trapped men no one could have survived he concluded. The first blast let go with a mighty Roar about p. M. Jot the Jamison Coal and Coke co. No. 9 mine and demolished the main entry Portal a Ven chief of police at terminal and not to give him any or he would put 3. .38 slug in Wayne told officers a l. Hiatt ing to police was a 17-year-old p n guest. Schoolboy Charles c. Wane of Wane said Scott then aimed a 1560 Elm ave. Allegedly threatened to shoot him and struck him with his hand. This incident Wane said occurred on 10th St., East of Elm ave., where. Scott had backed his car into one driven by Wane. Wane., said he got out. Of his car after the Accident to sex 17-Inch rainfall floods key West key West Fla. A de luge of rain which broke All pre la. Teacher proposes vote at test by Herb Shannon a plan suggested by a Long Beach state College instructor to Grant voting rights to qualified 18-year-Olds is gaining recognition in political circles and May be the Means of reviving the Issue recently Defeated in con Gress. The gimmick postal which promises to to in the already has granted blow at him. The boy said he raised his Arm and fended it off being struck on the Arm. Then Wane related Scott got Back into his car and drove East to Linden ave., turning South. Arresting officers said they located Scott s car on Linden ave., near Broadway. The officers said Scott was not in the vehicle that he appeared on the scene As they searched the car for a weapon. The officers said Scott was intoxicated at the time of his arrest. The police report makes no mention of any weapon being found either on Scott s person or in his car. Police also reported they had statements from witnesses who was at the wheel of his car when it struck another car and a truck just prior to the time of his arrest. The Security chief was jailed in lieu of 5563 bail which he objections to granting suffrage indiscriminately to teen agers is so simple i hesitated to Sug Gest according to or. James c. Lien urday night. Weatherman reported _ that Campus. Or. Lien s plan As outlined by Nick the greek big dip on the roller coaster Day night. Around 17 inches of rain a recent fallen during the Day practically All of it since noon. The steady rain was continuing late Satur three feared . Says drowned As boat upsets the Southern California political scientists in Pomona Calls for those below the age of 21 to pass an examination in govern ment and history As a condition of receiving the voting privilege. Under the proposal individual states would set up exam ining boards similar to civil let s take Stock three crewmen of a san Diego commercial fishing boat the Bel Syanne were missing saturday a Fler the boat capsized Friday night off Cape san Lazaro Bajai California. Tho clip twin of Tom vessel swam and was Safe though reportedly injured. The coast guard received the word at saturday afternoon from the fishing boat Dante which radioed it had picked up Captain Calvin h. Burns Only known survivor of the Betsy Anne. Burns was taken aboard the Dante after he swam four Miles to Shore when his boat Sank. He was reported to be injured from getting onto the Rocky Shore through heavy surf. The Captain a san Diego Man said his three were hanging onto a floating halt tank when he last saw them. The coast guard dispatched search planes to the scene 540 Miles South of san Diego. In the Short interlude before the nation is plunged into the 1956 presidential election the people of this country should decide just what kind of economic system they want. With candidates All Over the Field making wild statements concerning who gets what it is easy to lose perspective. In this country we have a free enter prise system that is envied by All other people of the world some of whom Call us capitalistic and say we re run by Wall Street. We should take a Good look at ourselves and decide during these politically peace Ful Days just How Good or. Bad we Are. Speaking before the local rotary club or. Paul Samuel Smith of Whittier College made this remark you can t have a free society without having private that is not a world stirring statement. But we wonder How Many people really get Down to thinking of what it Means. There Are some candidates who would turn most of our productive machinery into govern ment run enterprises. Many insist that All Power be owned and operated by government. When we get Down to cases we find Thutt most of the families in this country live in Homes owned by them continued on Page b-6 service commissions to admin ister the tests All resident citizens Between the Ages of 18 to i. Would be eligible for the examination. Barney Ross knocked out by girls Kansas City to. Of teen aged girls provided former welterweight Champion bar Ney Ross saturday with a sensation he never experienced in his Long ring career. The Young girls knocked him out. As an automobile carrying Singer Eddie Fisher Ross and others stopped in front of the hotel Muehle Bach the crowd of teen agers mostly girls broke through police lines and swarmed Over the party. Ross and Marvin Katz n drug company executive were knocked Down a member of the party said Ross now Advance agent for Fisher was knocked unconscious. But he believes that his Quality control plan has advantages Over merely handing out voting rights of the basis of reaching the age of 18. As a professor political science who has taught govern ment to thousands of College students i know that for some1 of them voting would be like playing Blind Man s Buff but there Are others who Are better qualified than Many voters twice their or. Lien declared. Determining their ability to vote intelligently before Grant ing them the Opportunity would Blini i in f n i f eliminate incompetent he explained. I in turn this would eliminate giving the vote to 18ryear-Olds, or. Lien maintains that the or. Lien believes. Matter is one better handled on t t both states set for Vot ers and he Points out that 18ryear.Olds should be allowed to vote since this age group is called on to serve in the armed forces yet an amendment for this purpose proposed in the u. S. Senate by William know land last january failed to pass. However the measure undoubtedly. Will be brought up again because president Eisen Hower mentioned it in the fall Campaign As. An uncompleted or. Lien said l o c a 11 a newly a 1 e c t e d assemblyman William Grant has expressed interest in or. Lien s proposal. It is the. Politica science instructor s Hope thai California will be the first state to adopt the principle of earned suffrage for 18-year-Olds. With California As the example it May be then that the nation will follow a program first outlined at Long Beach or. James c. Ijen state College. Tilting fan House and nearby structures the trapped workers were members of a maintenance Crew. Continued on Page a-2, col 4 police baffled in killing of Rich grocer los Angeles police sifted through the business affairs of wealthy grocer David a Nagin saturday vainly searching for a motive to his murder by a silent baby faced gunman Nagin 48, was shot Down in the doorway of his fashionable Home Friday night by a Blond youth whom he apparently knew. His widow Maurine 45, who suffered a flesh wound when the killer emptied his pistol into the Nagin living room could offer no reason for the murder. She told officers Lier Hus Hancl a wholesale grocer had been coming Home with lots of. Money sometimes at a but there were no Indi cations the killer was after Money. Police were convinced Nagin knew his life was in danger. His son Larry 13, told officers father always told me to Ock the Back door because Ono of these Days something was going to and when a stranger asked the Nagin s maid Marie Jacobs for directions to another Street at dusk Friday night. Nagin warned ice you Don t know what that Young Man might have wanted go Luck the Back the Doorbell rang while too family watched television about p. M. Wreck of lost Cap plane seen Santa Barbara sunday Aerial search party today sighted the wreckage of a civil air patrol Aeron a plane in Rug de terrain 25 Miles from Here. A Cap search plane radioed hat a signal fire was also sighted indicating that at least one he two men aboard the piano survived the crash. Cap officials identified the occupants of the plane As m. Callman the Pilot and Glen Faulk both of Torrance Calif. Chief out on bail after posting a bail Bond Wesley Scott leaves jail Here saturday after being booked on investigation of Drunken driving and Battery. The chief of Security police for u. S. Naval station on terminal Island was accused by a 17-year-old school boy of threatening the lad after a car photo where to find it amusements .b-4-5 Beach Bridge .d-8 classified a Section editorials .b-6 military .a-16 obituaries .b-2 radio to .c-14 real estate of Section school menus.d-9 ship arrivals is Section women s Section

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