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Long Beach Independent Press Telegram (Newspaper) - April 27, 1959, Long Beach, CaliforniaFeatures Index amusements. .c-5 . Says. A 2 classified. D-2 Pearson b 6 comics. C-6, 7 radio to. D-8 death notices d-2 sports cd editorial .b-6 women. B-2, 3 the Southland s pm. Finest morning leather partly Cloudy but mostly sunny this afternoon and tuesday afternoon. Some coastal Clouds tonight and Early tuesday. High today about 73. Complete weather Page a-3. Phona he s-m6i a classified no. He 2-5959 jfjf_32 pages Long Beach 12. California monday april 27, 1959 vol 21 a no. 24 <3 Home edition�?10cbelieve British plane with secret equipment forced Down Over Russia vanishes at Turk Border London up it a fears were expressed sunday that a giant British freighter plane carrying secret equipment to Australia May have been forced Down in russian territory. But the soviet Union told Britain it has no knowledge of the plane. The four engine Avro Tudor with 12 men aboard has been missing since thursday Over the rugged mountains of East a Ern Turkey Abon 100 Miles from the russian Border. The foreign office announced the British ambassador in Moscow sir Patrick Reilly has asked soviet authorities if they had any reason to think bad weather had forced the aircraft into Russia. The russians said they Rould throw no Light on the panels disappearance the foreign office reported. The plane was in route to a rocket Range in Australia. A Supply minister spokesman disclosed a there were Ertain classified items on the he said he was lot in a position to identify diem. Surf upsets boat one dead 7 Safe a just ran of t of Gas prisoner escapes to roof \ Calls Aid in Nicosia Cyprus from where a search is being directed a Royal air Force spokesman admitted the possibility that the Tudor had it Een forced Down on the soviet Frontier. In London the chairman of he air charter firm Schich it was the aircraft said a we Annot Rule out that the plane Las been forced Down in rus a but we must assume it is Iown in the British aircraft have been san Quentin up a Elzia Edward Mead serving his seventh prison term got off to a Good Start sunday in his sixth escape try in 43 years. But strength ran out for Mead 62 years old and a tuberculosis patient after he sawed out a third floor win Dow bar and climbed to the roof of the prison Hospital. A i go on a Mead said. A i was pooped. I just ran out of j Mead carried in his pocket a carefully braided bedsheets i rope. He had planned to i descend from the roof hand Over hand on the rope. I instead he hollered for help in the 3 30-a.m. Darkness. Prison guards rescued him from the roof top. Elmer Howell san Quentin of the Day said Seattle up a seven per to h r e e related families were a i was up front and the Mead a record showed this sons on a family Outing making a 25-mile trip from Back started getting flooded a escape try count among survivors when boat capsized in puget sound Rolf Johnson 15, holds his Nephew Rodney Taylet 2. 7 drown 5 rescued in boating tragedy instructed to keep closely drowned sunday when i l Tacoma Wash., to Seattle. Jane Wick 16, said. A the escaped from Missouri of heir course when flying in 00 of a Ais e on a Usa a a,1d a pop backside tilted and the boat cers in route t0 prison in Tery puget sound. Five others plated Shore of South Seattle Dacks de United anc1 the Doat wifi of Rel mph from okl3. Were rescued. Wind whipped Waves slapped went Over on its hat Region of Turkey but a continued Page a-2, col. 3 the Accident occurred As Over the Stern. Across the a station 4 rescued in sawdust Cave in Stevenson Wash. Apr four persons two of them children were rescued sunday after they were buried while digging in a sawdust it. Deputy sheriff Max Wallace said they undercut a Bank and the top aved in on them. Homa jail in 1922. Failed in _ _ a a Michigan escape try in the 12 occupants seven 4 adults and five children were Elzia Mead. In prison Hospital thrown into frigid Waters. Escaped from Folsom californians maximum Security a helicopter piloted a prison but was recaptured Marine Reserve officer one Day later in 1942. Reached the scene and Low failed second escape try ered a Hook with a Rescue Sling to Walter Johnson own $55 jobless pay asked Brown Sacramento apr gov. Brown sunday adv three were completely buried he Cave in and the fourth a Small irl was buried up to her neck. Two it passersby rescued the four digging Iway the sawdust. They were rushed o a Vancouver Hospital where their condition was described As fair. The four were John Kuhnke 73, the Grandfather David Schlenz 42, the Tep father and Jim Portland 12, and 11s sister Gloria 10, All of Vancouver. Vison Figlilo hurls 4 Baltimore pm one guard and free prisoners were injured sunday in n outbreak of violence at Maryland Penitentiary. A it was All Over in 15 minutes a said Varden Vernon l. Pepersack. He de cried the injuries As a not Pepersack said guard Hugh Mcusker 35, was slashed in the Back As e and two other guards broke up a get involving five inmates in the Rison Yard. Noli is fal off new York i pm a physician re Orts he has hypnotized 42 overweight Omen into losing More than half a it a. The study conducted or. Law once b. Winkelstein of mount Vernon .y., dealt with women 10 to 60 Dunds overweight. All weighed less t the end of the treatment period usually 14 weeks than they did at be Start. The smallest loss was 9�4 it funds and the greatest 584 pounds. Train Tunnel kills 2 new York up a two teenage boys were killed sunday night when they leaped onto the roof of a subway train just before it entered a Low Clear Ance Tunnel. Authorities said the bodies were found Between the fourth and fifth cars of the six car train which had been bound for downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn from the Bronx. The boys were not identified immediately. Construction up 23% new York pm construction contracts in March buoyed a hefty boost to single family Homes soared 23 per cent above a year ago to a record f. W. Dodge corp. Said sunday. The contract total was $3,339,934,-000 compared with $2,721,228,000 last year. From Folsom in 1942. Mead entered san Quentin or of the boat. In july 1958, on his seventh Small boats and coast prison sentence t0 serve 15 guard vessels rescued John years t0 life for a los Angeles rated raising the maximum weekly unemployment songs wife 48, their son Rolf robbery. Check trom $40 to $55. 15, Rodney Taylet 2, and the democratic governor Tive program. 1 Hope the leg a Janet. Radar to allow also proposed liberalization ofl5l"�?~�?orue a a a approve them ,. Naii i m and i have Good reason to be Fri. 1. Other workers benefits in h t. T in a a the Bod of Fritz Taylet. I ill l do Illus Lloil eluding a boost in workmen a principal of Mason Junior u7acutvtr.xr.m compensation from $50 to $65 a High school at Tacoma was Washington the a we a thas paid for on. Found floating at the scene. Federal aviation Agency an another diving for fun lost i one Man drowned another is missing and presumed dead and four others miraculously escaped harm in a series of accidents off the Southland coast sunday. A seventh Man tumbled from a sheer Ocean Cliff and was rushed in grave condition to an emergency Hospital. Art Coope 52, of 204 Spring st., Compton drowned when an 18-foot Cabin Cruiser capsized in the surf off Rocky Point at Palos Verdes. His two companions Thomas g. Denman 44, of 1751 w. 245th jst., Lomita and William Cobb 44, of 1321 s. Pearl st., Compton swam ashore. Both required emergency treatment. J the men said the Cruiser drifted into the Breakers and overturned when its engine quit. Alfonso Moreno jr., a 29-year-old los Angeles s k i a diver is missing and believed drowned after disappearing while swimming off Dana Point in Orange county. Moreno diving with four companions about 250 Yards off Salt Creek last was seen at 1 30 . Lifeguards searched for four hours before giving up the Hunt. # # earlier two other skin divers escaped injury when the 21 foot Cabin Cruiser Holly Lynn exploded burned and Sank off Catalina Island. Michael Dykstra 39, and Ted Northrop 28, both of Granada Hills swam three Miles through Choppy water to a Cove where a Long Beach Craft the Jim Lynn rescued continued Page a-2. Col. 4 the coast guard said five nou Quot ced sunday award of a contract for development of a the Job injury or illness. The governor said his proposals would not involve Uco Ciufu ire Iii of a a these proposals do not additional Cost to the bodies were discovered in the Rad system that would Indi represent the top Levels re Stafe or 10 the workers. The boat when the pleasure Craft Nup Steri he Lahner this Vear a increased Cost would be paid u u a t u a Cate How High a plane is As Quested labor this Vear was beached a few hours after we As we re is and in grown said Quot but i regard employers. The Accident. What direction it is going them As a Good bread and Browne a proposals spelled the bodies were tentatively Faa awarded a $1 70o 000 butter approach to our social out a general pledge he made identified As those of com rect t0 we insurance 1 Avet a month old j a n n a Maxson corp., new York a they Are among the High Lynn Taylet Lois Ann John if is. To a a i a. Crlin. In his inaugural address other details of Browne a son 13. A Niece of the Johnson smis. Reuben tor get son w inn i v i r 4 u to 1 i ii ,rt1 mrs. Johnsons sister in Law stiff lipped a ads i pop i and Martin Taylet 81, mrs. A Johnson a father. Still missing j is Reuben Torgerson. Priority items in Legisla program -1. Raise the amount an unscramble ensues As Charles visits employed person can earn and still draw benefits from $3 to $12 a week. 2. Extend the maximum period of jobless benefits from 26 to 39 weeks whenever statewide unemployment exceeds 6 per cent of the labor Force. 3. Increase maximum permanent benefits under workmen a compensation from $40 to $52.50 a week. 4. Increase workmen a compensation burial Benefit from flee flaming Home police Lead an elderly woman and a father with Small child to safety sunday As flames sweep their Boston Home. Fire wrecked eight Homes. Story on Page c-8.�? apr Al Lucifer Lightfoot Day of toys of Day of Blini come the wont we re now in first k London up a Windsor castles spangled silent guardsmen sunday knew they had met their match Prince Charles. The 10-year-old heir to the British throne did what generations of Friendly tourists clicking cameras and Tail wagging dogs have never done. Prince Charles melted the stiff upper lipped tin sol $400 to $600. Dier like silence of the first battalion Irish guards. Raise death benefits to guardsmen said it happened last week. The red Coats off duty had doffed their Bearskin helmets and were lounging in the Castle guard room. In walked the Prince of Wales. Guardsmen leaped in confusion grabbing for belts Bearskin and Batons. A More than red faced sergeant hollered a on your feet a the shaken guardsmen finally assumed their ramrod stance in the crowded room. They said nothing. Charles asked a few questions and then took a Small knife from his pocket and carved his initials on the guard room Wall. Then he left his sightseeing tour Over. A widow with one or More dependents from $15,000 to $20,-500 to a widow from $12,000 to $17,500 and to a partial dependent from $12,000 to j $15,000. 6. Boost maximum disability unemployment compensation paid for on the Job injury or illness from $50 to $65 a week. How old did you say you Are mister we spotted the Little old wrinkled Man in the front ranks at the Beauty contest. He applauded kicked his heels and whistled for each shapely contestant. We asked the Little Man a or a a up All night never miss a party smoke up to three packs of cigarettes a Day Chew tobacco and avoid regular meals fresh air and a wow a exclaimed we. A say How old Are you a Panama says three captive rebels have named British ballerinas husband As their chief. Page a-5

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