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Long Beach Independent Press Telegram (Newspaper) - December 14, 1952, Long Beach, CaliforniaSouthland s own sunday newspaper Long Beach 12, California sunday december 14, 1952 vol. In no. 17. A a Complete world National local news phone l. B. 70-5951�?classified no. 6-9071ike lands Southland base continued on Page a-4, col. 5 about the Chester mass slayings Mas county murders Good will toward men happiest Man it a the Southland saturday was Lester c. Denoyelles left above director of the fishing Fleet staggered by sinking fire Marine insurance circles alarmed As losses mount by Jim Phelan unprecedented losses at sea cd of commercial fishing boats have struck a heavy blow at the Long Beach san Pedro and san Diego fishing fleets already hard hit economically by the vanishing of sardine schools. With the year not yet Over losses Are almost triple those of 1951 and Are running 50 per cent above the 1949 and 1950 figures. Four fishing boats were lost last week end bringing the year s total of major boats lost to 31. Only 11 were lost in 1951 20 in 1950 and 21 in 1949. These figures include Only insured Craft and represent More than $3,000,000 that has gone to the Bottom since Jan. 1. Marine insurance circles Are both puzzled and alarmed by the mounting losses. They come at a time when insurance rates Are at record highs having been increased twice this year. The rates were boosted in january and again in August for a total increase of a out 17 per cent. The coincidence of heavy insured losses and a bad fishing year inevitably has set tongues to wagging. Insurance circles stress however that they know of no Concrete evidence behind this talk. They Point to other fac continued on Page a-6, col. 1 Public to see jets giant c-124inshow fast flying jets and the giant Douglas c-124 Globe master will be on display at Long Beach municipal Airport today As part of the air transport show of the 14th annual wings Over the nation. The air show is free to the Public and ample free parking is available adjacent to the administration building. The show runs from 10 a. To 5 p. The Navy will have a Mcdonnell f2h Banshee Jet Carrier lighter available for Public inspection As Well As two Gruman anti submarine torpedo planes and a Lockheed twin engine patrol bomber. United air lines will have one of its new con Vair mainlines just placed on the Long Beach run. Available for the Public to View. An air Force f-51 fighter and other military commercial and private planes plus 1953 models of american and foreign built , also will be on display the 11 stewardesses representing six u s. And five foreign air lines who Are honoured guests of the three Day Junior chamber of Commerce sponsored fete will be at the air show starting at 1 p. In. Bay fogged in Edwards Affield selected president elect confident trip to pay dividends bulletin Edwards base. . Eisenhower a f him Home from trip to Korea Mojave desert Day night at 11 Standard Tim air Force 1�. Cien Dwight Date bringing his momentous landed at this air base Satur-24 p. M., Pacific Long Beach City College band which won the Junior Rose bowl trophy for the third consecutive year. Presenting the trophy is Bob Richards of the Pasadena Junior chamber of Commerce. Putnam i Akes Over Vlk,n9 band gets to keep As wage control a Erfort trophy smart Pupil savviest fires Atlanta assist ant fire marshal j. F. Seagraves got the perfect answer when he asked an elementary school group the three biggest causes of fires. Quot men women and children Quot replied one Young Ster. Washington a. President Truman walked in his quest for businessmen to serve on the wage stabilization Board saturday night authorized economic Stabilizer Roger l. Putnam to take Over the task of controlling wages. Writers look at. Putnam in turn will Delegate 1 1 1 the authority to the four men Inow representing the Public on a the wage Board. He said they 1 will tackle a pending logjam of t thousands of wage raise cases As i soon As the necessary documents Are signed. The wage Board is a three part Agency consisting of Public Industry and labor members. It a has been paralysed for a week because seven Industry members resigned with a hot blast at tru a Many a action in granting John l. Lewis soft Coal miners a $1.90 a daily wage raise. Truman Ini granting the raise had overruled the wage Board which had held that anything More than $1.50 would be inflationary. Industry members blasted the Truman action As a the chamber of Commerce of the United states backed them up and called on businessmen to refused to serve on the wage Board. A the chamber and the National association of manufacturers called for an end to All wage and Price controls which the chamber branded As a in a letter to the president saturday said several Industry representatives had signified a willingness to serve on the a Board in the last few Days but had changed their minds evident july As the result of the stand taken by the u. S. Chamber and Nam Putnam said these organizations called Quot in effect for a Boycott of the the president appointed Joseph h. Freehill Friday As administrator of the office of Price stabilization. Freehill a native new yorker had been acting in that capacity since Tighe Woods resigned nov. 24. The wage Board which decides whether wage raises can or can youth s problems while the youth of America is waiting for Santa Claus there Are problems that wont wait. Some of them Are Sun eyed by Independent press Telegram staff writers today. You la find a the Story that never ends. To a dose up of Highway tragedy written by Jim Phelan for Southland Magazine. What parents should do about the dope problem among teen agers is suggested in an authoritative Roundup presented by Vera Williams on Page b-4. Gar off Cliff Driver lives a 54-year-old la Habra Heights woman narrowly escaped death saturday night when her car plunged Down a 200-foot Cliff just three blocks from her Home according to the California Highway patrol. She is mrs. Clara Lucille de Vine. 1127 Picacho and police i reported her As saying she lost j control of her car w Hen she attempted to quiet her two dogs which were fighting in the rear of the vehicle. The woman was discovered by neighbors two hours after the Accident after she had crawled up the embankment and screamed for help patrolmen said. Mrs. Devine suffered a compound fracture of the left leg and minor injuries. Continued on Page a-4. Col. 4 . Says a $10 million question thanks to the Long Beach City College Viking band the Pasadena Junior chamber of Commerce today is in the Market for a new Gold trophy. Saturdays Junior Rose bowl band contest held in conjunction with the Junior Rose bowl football game found the 55-piece Viking band winning the Lyons trophy for the third consecutive year. As a result the Vikings won permanent ownership. Also scoring along with the band were the Vikings drum major. Don Mccampbell and the 18 pretty coeds who Are majorettes song and Flag girls. Not even the joyous band members were happier than Lester c. Denoyelles director of the Viking musical organization. Sixteen bands vied for the Lyons trophy parading through the downtown Section in the morning and prior to the Grid contest mane vering on the Rose bowl football Field. 5 Mavy ships due tuesday tuesday will be a big Day for the Navy Here with four attack transports and the heavy Cruiser Helena scheduled to arrive in Long Beach from korean Waters. Navy operations officers at the Long Beach base saturday night said the transports Menard. Bayfield Bella tax and Algol Are due in at 8 a. Tuesday. The Helena which carried president elect Eisenhower from Guam to Pearl Harbor will arrive at 8 30 a. The Menard will berth at pier a. While her sister ships will tie up at pier b. The Navy said the Helena is scheduled to tie up at pier b. Stevenson sidesteps korean controversy Washigton a it up it gov. Adlai Stevenson of Illinois declined saturday to mix in the Truman Eisenhower korean Dis put. Asked on his arrival Here to attend the Gridiron club dinner saturday night what lie thought of president Truman a charge that president elect Eisenhower had engaged in demagoguery Stevenson said Quot that a a private fight and ill keep out of by Don Whitehead in route Home with Eisenhower a. President elect Dwight d. Eisenhower continued Home saturday confident his 15-Day Survey of korean and far East problems had paid divider lds despite the criticism of presi-1 Dent Truman. Eisenhower and his party departed at 11 53 a. Aboard an air Force Constellation scheduled to bring him to new York sunday after a single Stop in California. At Travis air base near san Francisco w Here Eisenhower originally was to land the i weather rapidly was approach Ling Quot Zero ceiling a so the Eisenhower party constellations were diverted to Edwards air base on the maroc desert Flats about 65 air Miles North of Long Beach. The general drove to the Kaneohe air base looking fit and Ruddy. Three Days of Golf followed his dramatic a Urvey of the Battle front and intensive conferences aboard the Cruiser Helena Between Guam and Hawaii. The Cruiser Helena is due at Long Beach tuesday. Just before taking off Eisenhower told adm. Arthur w. Radford Pacific Fleet commander that Quot we May be sending for you again to talk Over some of the things Vve have Radford and a group of Cabinet designates and key advisers accompanied the general to Korea. Adm. And mrs. Radford it. Gen. Dwight d. Eisenhower the next president. A. Charting a new course father and son deny Chester bludgeoning san Francisco a. A father and son held Here for questioning in the bludgeon slayings of a grocer and three Young children recently at Chester calif., saturday stoutly maintained their innocence. They were taken into custody after a police informant brought than he could have obtained by about arrest of the son. Reading newspaper accounts of a Short time later the Young the tras edvy Many a father telephoned to in. R. F a a. Quire about his son and he too declared he was working was taken into custody. Oct. 10, the Day of the killings the son and father were Ridenti and office records would prove it. Fied by police As Travis Hall 27,1 his employer said Quot our records and Wendell Hall 49. A indicate that Hall spent the whole each vigorously denied any Day installing physical therapy knowledge of the Iron pipe slay equipment at a Geary blvd. Hos Ings of grocer guard Young 43 Pital. His daughters Jean 7, and Judy i at Fresno where the elder 6, and Michael Saile 4, a neigh Hall was taken into custody his Boris child near Chester oct. 10. A wife said he had been in Fresno Travis Hall readily submitted during the entire month of octo to a lie Detector test in the Hall Ber. He was taken into custody of Justice Here. He said he was shortly after he telephoned the amazed when he was informed police station a t Richmond by police inspector Edw Ard across the Bay from san fran of Haire that the test Quot shows Cisco to inquire whether his son Travis Hall has More information Quot had been arrested in the Plu heat in l. B. Top in nation at record 87 Man collapses at band Shell Clear forecast for today Long Beach recorded 87 degrees maximum temperature saturday the top thermometer Reading of the nation. One Man collapsed while attending the band concert on the Pike and died an hour later at a local Hospital. In All Long Beach residents resorted to summertime methods of escaping the heat although Only a few of the More Hardy ventured a dip in the chill 54-degree surf. The official weather forecast for Long Beach today reads Quot Clear sunday. Few fog patches along the coast during the Early morning. Dry Northeast to East winds. Little change in Down in Florida the natives had to Content themselves with 71 degrees at Miami with Tampa and Jacksonville both reporting 62 degrees. Nations coldest Reading was 3 degrees above Zero at Williston n. D. In new England heavy storms it snarled Highway traffic and communications. Northern new York also was digging itself out from under a thick Blanket of Snow left by a 24-hour storm. Walter h. Whitman 58, of san Bernardino collapsed while listening to the municipal band concert. He was rushed to Seaside Hospital where he failed to re Spond to emergency treatment. The body was removed to the Dilday mortuary. New England apparently was reeling under the Impact of the heavy storm which swept across the Region starting thursday. Public officials and editors said the Snow had struck a harder blow in Vermont than the 1938 floods. Relief trains carrying emergency work Crews and equipment were started for Vermont from Massachusetts. Many Homes and business houses were without electric Power. Light Snow showers were reported at Many Points Between the Mississippi River Valley and the Atlantic coast saturday. Cold air from the North chilled most of the Midwest and East. Raids store boy wounded Highland Park be a 13-year-old boy was shot and seriously wounded saturday when he and a companion who wait for Christmas broke into a toy store and then tried to escape police reported. Douglas Zinrich wounded by police fire in his Back and Side told officers in general Hospital prison Ward that he and Donald Alan Todd 12, were inspired by a detective Magazine robbery Story. A we wanted to take the bows and arrows we saw in the windows up to the Hills and shoot the youth said. He added he had asked his father mailman Lawrence Zinrich for the Archery set for Christmas but wait. Officer Lee j. Lacher. 27, said he fired twice after the boys broke into the sports goods store Back door. Should or could the City of Long Beach withdraw from the school District which now includes Long Beach Lakewood signal Hill ind Avalon Catalina that is an Issue that should be openly discussed As we approach a crisis in the building of new schools. Long seach taxpayers must subsidize schools in in the amount of around s10 nillion through our local school District Lakewood is in county territory and its taxpayers league and chamber of Commerce continued last week opposed annexation. For the past five years or so Lakewood has been a part of the Long Beach school District. During that period Lakewood s population has increased by almost 100,0c0. Its assessed valuation is Only about a fifth of the District. But almost four faiths of the new schools in the District Are needed in Lakewood. This brings Long Beach to the Point of deciding whether its taxpayers Are going on Page a-14 where to find it amusements�?c-6. Aviation�?b-i0-i i. Beach combing�?a-2. Classifieds a Section. Ediiorials-�?a-14, military�?c-1 i. Obituaries�?c-8. Radio-tv�?d-14. Real estate�?c-12-15. Sports�?c-1 -5. Waterfront�?c-7. Women s news a Section. What to do with mashers door to door salesmen etc., is hinted Here by Jean Samaniego 26, of 1459 Palmer court. She s Quot assisted Quot by Dick Nishihara instructor in Quot self defense Quot at Owca classes Here. Nishihara says any average girl can learn to toss a brute Over her shoulder. Other photos on Page a-8. Benny Hope Snyr shows Jack Benny launches the Christmas party season for patients at the veterans administration Hospital at 7 p. Tuesday in an Independent press Telegram arranged kick off event. Accompanying the fiddler will be Mary Livingston Dennis Day and Bob Crosby with his orchestra. The party is not open to the Public. Approximately 900 veterans will witness the two hour show in the hospitals recreation Hall. On Friday Bob Hope. Jane Russell and Marilyn Maxwell will entertain the vets. Los Browne a orchestra will furnish the music. Southland Magazine salutes Bob today the two parties Are among Many yuletide events planned at the Hospital by different organizations. A

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