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Long Beach Independent Press Telegram Newspaper Archives Dec 7 1952, Page 1

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Long Beach Independent Press Telegram (Newspaper) - December 7, 1952, Long Beach, CaliforniaSouthland s own sunday newspaper vol. In no. 16 amp Earam i Long Beach 12, California sunday december 7, 1952 Complete world National local news phone l. B. 70-5951�?classified no. 6-9071ike, top aides to Parley at sea army skier Solon Hiis near crash us Dud in la or Nara a diplomats a Dulles others flying to Wake while a Long Beach father waited his Hopes for the life of his son steadily fading army ski troops worked their Way saturday night to within three Miles of an air Force c-47 transport which crashed monday with 13 aboard on Snow swept it. San Gorgonio near san Bernardino. One of the 13 men aboard the plane lost on a flight from Omaha to March air Force base is Marine pro Carleto b. Yov 19, son of pm. H. Yow,�?~l855 Myrtle ave. A Rescue helicopter sighted plane wreckage with 13 bodies strewn about the area near the Summit of the 11,485-foot Mountain. It reported no sign of life. The elder Yow spent All saturday at March Field near Riverside. Checking on the Progress of efforts to reach the crash scene. He said four ski troopers radioed at Nightfall that they would spend the night at about the 10,-j 000-foot level and resume their efforts today. They Are working their Way along the Western face of the Mountain. The Volunteer ski experts said they expected to reach the plane by noon Yow reported. Meanwhile the air Force announced that a helicopter defied Strong winds to Rescue three airmen who were stranded during earlier efforts to reach the crashed c-47. Rescued were Marine major Andrew Mcvickers 1 air forces sgt. Don St. Ger main and air Force capt. Merrill . Foutz and sgt. St. Ger it main were dropped by a Helicon it Tei on an earlier trip. They had been Only 800 Yards from the crash but were unable to reach it because of the terrain and the a fierce weather conditions. Major Mcvickers flew in to evacuate crashed into a Canyon Wall. Regional members quit web America remembers what happened 11 years ago today. The sneak japanese air plane attack on Pearl Harbor then was described by president Roosevelt As a Day which would Quot live in infamy Quot saturday night president Truman remembered and warned that Quot an other Surprise attack can president elect Eisenhower returning from Korea also remembered Quot never again must America be weak or the telephoto above from files of the United press shows devastation at Pearl Harbor after the attack. Newspaper part Benny will fiddle for Hospital show one from Long Beach arid the other from Bell gardens finished in the Money As the first annual Newport Harbor deep sea Derby was concluded saturday with first prize going to Lee Thompson of Lido Park Newport Beach. The tournament which lasted eight months attracted 450,000 anglers. First prize was a new automobile. Second prize a 12-foot sports fishing boat powered with an outboard motor and equipped with custom fishing tackle went to Louis Palmer 7162 Kuho St., Bell gardens. Gilbert Ortiz 119 Corona ave took third prize a weeks expenses paid fishing trip to Loreto Baja California where he will stay at the flying sportsman Lodge. Mrs. Vera Fellers Riverside won a trophy and Kitchen mixer for catching the largest game fish a 57-Pound White sea Bass. Jack Benny with his violin and full cast will open the Christmas season for patients at the veterans administration Hospital in Long Beach when he headlines an Independent press Telegram party the night of dec. 16. This is the third consecutive year the newspaper has opened Des Moines Block Hamilton Bermuda map. A transatlantic cuban Airliner exploded soon after it took off for Havana before Dawn saturday and carried All but four of the 41 persons aboard to death in shark studded Waters capped by burning gasoline. Men women and children spaniards cubans and mexicans were among the 37 who perished in the spectacular death dive five Miles off his British colonial vacation resort. U. S. Air Force and coast guard crash boats picked the Lour survivors from a Choppy sea littered by debris a pair of baby shoes a briefcase rubber fittings from the planets seats. One who lived through it was the cuban Steward Orlando Lopez Suarez 40. Thrown out As the plane bounced on hitting the water Suarez found a rubber Dinghy with its Bottom ripped. Swimming he shared this dubious support with a cuban girl Alicia Bank until they were rescued by the coast Girard an hour later. The other survivors were Gloria Sotomayor a cuban and Adelaida Arenal a mexican. All were hospitalized at the u. S. Air Force base at Kindley. The plane a dc-4 called a Star of the East a was operated by the Cubana airlines a subsidiary of pan american. It carried a cuban Crew of eight and 33 passengers. Westbound from Madrid the plane arrived at Kindley Field from Santa Maria azores. Continued on Page a-3, col 1. I Des Moines up. A spectacular three alarm fire burned out a Block Long Row of shops offices and apartments in the Roosevelt shopping Center on the West Side of Des Moines saturday explosion followed by fire apparently started in the rear of an ice Cream shop or a Frozen food locker. The fire spread under the roof of the 250-foot Long building which housed 12 establishments. It finally entered a pharmacy at the opposite end of the Block about two hours later. Ice Cream and Candy shops doctors and dentists offices Beauty salons and five apart ments were destroyed or damaged by the Blaze. Weatherman looks North lauds South its Good to live in Southern California the Weatherman declared saturday night As he cast an a1 s unday after Jet a noon or night. Could be with High sunday about 62 he said it will be partly Cloudy monday. For the Southland Mountain passes sunday he forecast Strong Gusty winds. He said these things mind you while Northern and Central California and the san Joaquin Valley were buttoning up for Gale Jakc winds and heavy Rains. Smart due extradition Benny unit drills for a show remember this Date a i a a Quot Hove did the japanese attack on Pearl Harbor change your life Quot that is the question answered by South Landers in a fascinating Roundup of recollections. You la find it on Page b-3. . Says there is no More unjust Factor in our social and economic Structure than our social Security programs. We have pensions under Federal social Security. We have Industrial pensions such As for the Coal miners steel and some five million other workers. Every old Xor Union is prepared to demand increased pensions As soon As it appears wage increases Are no longer in fashion. About everyone in the country can look Forward to a sizable pen continued on Sion at age 65 excepting those who reached that age before these glorified plans came into being. Of some 12 million persons now past 65 years Only about a third have any of these guaranteed benefits. The two thirds who were too old to be covered Are dependent upon state or county pensions. To get these benefits one must take what is virtually a pauper s oath. The children of such a pensioner must also prove in Page b-10 amusements. Automotive. Aviation. Beach combing business news classified editorials. Military. Obituaries. Radio to logs real estate. Sports. Waterfront. Women s news comedian Jack Benny his wife Mary Livingstone and orchestra Leader Bob Crosby Are shown checking a script which they will use in presenting a two hour show at the Long Beach veterans administration Hospital Here the night of dec. 16. The show an annual party sponsored by the inde pendent press Telegram will open a gala Holiday season for the hospitalized veterans. $

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