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Long Beach Independent Press Telegram (Newspaper) - December 14, 1959, Long Beach, CaliforniaFeatures Index amusements. .c-5 classified. C-6 comics. .b-6, 7 death notices b-3 editorial b-2 . Says a-2 Pearson b-2 radio to c-12 sports. A i 4 women b-4, 5 inde s it the Southlands m finest morning newspaper phone he 5-1161 a classified no. He 2-5959 a 32 pages Long Beach 12, California monday december 14, 1959 vol. 22 no. 107 weather mostly sunny today with Gusty wind gradually diminishing. A High of 65 degree expected. Complete report on Page a-12. Home edition a 107 5-m.p.h. Gale pounding Southland Glass smashed electric lines Trees flattened by Lou Jobst cold Gusty winds of up to 75 Miles an hour raked Southern California sunday damaging Homes and businesses toppling Trees Downing Power lines and fanning wild Brush fires. I a the blow of whole Gale Vej Rocity reduced temperatures wind sets 20 degrees. It accompanied a cold front that brought Clouds a Ness to the coast showers Toi i the desert and Snow flurries a to the mountains the wintry blasts which caused uncounted thousands of dollars in damage during the storms first few hours will continue this morning but Are expected to diminish tonight and die away tuesday the . Weather Bureau said. Off Siren oitdone9 it s ii i. In. Am All that sort of jazz not a tear was shed when this King sized e scaly plus tree was toppled by sundays biting wind. Martin i. Wang of 2508 Vuelta Grande surveyed the scene in his front Yard and declared a i was going to replace it with a rub Ike in Iran after talk he Ort i to Gigantic India Rowdy Tehran ban monday pulled around his neck against formal sendoff at the Airport an injured Anaheim Fisher up Muhammed Reza the cold. A this morning with bands and Man was rescued from a Pahlavi welcomed president a h is Good you have come ceremonies because of the wave swept jetty at our country at such a Early hour Beach sunday by a daring a lir thu stunned kanian time said the shark a by a he Indian president Rajendra Marine corps helicopter Pilot Light of u. iranian or president have brought Prasad acc Nied Eisen. The breath taking opera air Force jets Speed out Ike Security democracy and free it Nower Palam Airport out Tion was made at the height from your great coun. Ide new Delhi. Prime minis of sunday s Gale while ter Nehru arrived five minutes shrieking 50 mile an hour Corning delegation of Ameri a earlier to be on hand for the winds and thunderous Waves Tan school children As the More than a million in Farewell. Battered the Rocky break president stepped from his Diane massed to pay homage in contrast to his triumphal water plane wearing a dark hat and to Eisenhower sunday night. J0hn Hermann 38, of 8382 officials said there was no continued Page a-7, col. 4 Yorkshire ave., Anaheim was lifted from the Harbor a her tree and As far As the neighbourhood youngsters were concerned it was the Best thing that has happened since the Day two cases of Popsicle fell out of an ice Cream staff photo by Kent Henderson overhead. Dom cheers went up from a Wel try a overcoat and with a Scarf i East jetty by a helicopter flown by capt. R. D. Pautsch of Newport Beach. Two believed orbiting report 4 russian 4spacemen�?T lost Nuernberg Germany up a German space scientist prof. Hermann Oberth said sunday he believes published reports that four soviet astronauts have perished in attempts to put Man into space. A i know from american intelligence reports that one attempt at the end of 1957 or beginning of 1958 failed a Oberth said. A i believe the russians made several other he was commenting on reports published by the italian news Agency Continentals that reliable informants in Prague said the soviets have made four vain attempts to get Many in one Case a woman into space. In Washington the National aeronautics and space administration Nad no comment on the report. A spokesman referred to statements by the soviet space chief. Metropolitan Long Beach was hit hard by the storm. Emergency Crews re ported the largest number of Calls in years and extra Telephone operators were put to Voik to handle the traffic. Gale warnings were posted along the coast and aviation warnings were in effect for Light aircraft. Lifeguards rescued five persons from capsized sailboats off Redondo Beach and the 11th coast guard District Here said a 28-foot fishing boat was smashed on the rocks at san Clemente Island. The two men aboard escaped without injury. The Quot whistling a wind was out whistled when it set off an air raid Siren sunday in the 2400 Block of e. Pacific coast Hwy. In Wilmington. The blasting Siren prompted Many phone Calls to newspapers and police and fire departments from persons in the Long Beach Wilmington and san Pedro areas. A watchman at the u. S. General services administration records Center 2401 e. Pacific coast Hwy., told a Long Beach policeman the warning signal was set off about 8 . Girls flee terminal Isle cells Crews hopped from1 two teenage girls made an Canyon to Canyon in the at or a dark escape sunday Santa Monica mountains and rom the Timina Island finally controlled three wind of Deral correctional ins Titu. Whipped Brush fires after a lion 1, were a Beins sought six hour Battle. A fourth fire by link Beach area pours broke out on the Palos Verdes und the Federal Bureau of in per insula and swept Over 75 vesti gation. Acres before it was halted. They were identified As More than a dozen Large Flora Ada Branaman 18, of plate Glass windows in the Rantoul 111., and Margaret Long Beach area were broken Falon 19, of Sacramento by the wind and Christmas Warden p. G. Smith said displays and decorations were egg res escaped Between 6.30 and 9 . They appear torn Down or blacked out. Cancer agent curbs to be sought Washington apr Secretary of welfare Arthur s. Flemming s. sunday he will ask Congress to make it easier for him to prevent the use of any suspected cancer producing agents in the feed of animals. Flemming said the present Law is unfair and Quot does t make sense from a health standpoint a distorted picture Flemming the Secretary explained that the food and drug administration can now refuse applications for the use of an agent in animal leed when it is suspected of causing cancer. But he said once permission has been granted it can be revoked Only after the government assumes the Burden of proving the product is unsafe. The Secretary made his comments in a 3 v interview in discussing his department s recent action on cranberries and poultry. Airliner damaged san Francisco up a a four engine american airlines plane was struck by lightning near Phoenix. Ariz., sunday but the passengers did not know it until they were transferred to another plane at Phoenix. An american air lines spokesman said the plane a Douglas dc6 with 45 passengers aboard was grounded at Phoenix after the Crew discovered the lightning Bolt had disrupted circuits Between the Antenna under the fuselage and the radio equipment the plane was flight 954 from san Francisco to Elpaso. Chicago up a the chairman of the pharmaceutical manufacturers Assn. Contended sunday that the Senate antitrust subcommittee has presented a distorted picture of the actual profits of drug firms. William b. Graham president of Baxter laboratories inc., Morton Gove 111, said the pharmaceutical Industry will test 114.000 chemical substances a year Only about 40 of which will prove of any value. Quot the new drugs marketed must help Bear the Cost of the unsuccessful research a he said. Graham. Appearing on a Chicago television program said a the Kefauver committee failed to take into account some very important costs when figuring the profits of drug firms on various products. Quot for example one drug f pm Scher ing made Only 12,4 per cent profit on pred Isone a drug used in treating arthritis instead of the 1.118 per cent profit charged by the committee. Sen. Kefauver a Tenn is chairman of the subcommittee investigating pricing in the drug Industry. Williams improved Houston >1�?civil War Veteran Walter Williams 117, was reported slightly improved sunday. Family members said he appeared to have shown a Little improvement since doctors began giving him nourishment through the vein last Friday. Doctors said his condition remained critical. Hermann who suffered a broken Collar Bone when he was slammed against rocks by the surging sea was trapped on the jetty with two other men Lloyd a. Brannan of Santa Ana and Lester Horton of Anaheim. Pautsch a Veteran of 13 years Marine service deftly guided his single Rotor Hok-1 helicopter to a balanced Landing on a single wheel on the Slippery Rock and held thei aircraft steady while the men loaded the injured Hermann aboard. Quot a sneeze would have thrown the helicopter into the drink a said one observer. Hermann was flown to Hoag memorial Hospital where he was Given treat a ment. J Weatherman sometimes is i bit Windy Quot boy that wind pulled Leonid i. Sedov when he was Here recently that Russia has no Man in space program under Way now. State department officials also declined comment Oberth 66. A former member of the u. S. Army a missile program at Huntsville ala., said he knew from other american intelligence reports that the russians use a missile base near the Elbrus mountains close to the iranian Border As the launching site for human space rockets. The russians have experimented for two years with manned rockets but have not used first line test pilots in spaceships yet. Said Oberth. Continued Page a-6, col. 4 entry climbed Over an 8-foot Long Beach police wire Fence protected at the ordered Christmas lights top by barbed Ware and an along Pine ave. In the Down 8-foot Louvere Board Fence town area turned off Quot As am electrical Hazard when winds mss Branaman who is continued Page a-6, col. 3 5 feet 11 inches tall was a serving a 15-month sentence for car theft under the Dyer act which involves taking a stolen car across state lines. The Petite 5-foot, 2-Mch miss Falon was committed for an indeterminate sentence for illegal Possession of an unregistered firearm Smith said. A retired employer who gave his former staff $1.5 million in Stock finds a $17,000 Christmas gift in his driveway. Page a-3. Narcotics agents Nab 4, wound one after Chase a 19-Veai-old convicted three year probated sentences cuffed Smith on the ground narcotics user was shot in the from Superior court judge and then hurried to a nearby thigh Early sunday when he Maurice c. Sparling on july 7 attempted to escape from two following their guilty pleas Long Beach narcotics agents to a similar charge in depart a Kenneth Lee Smith an in ment 4, Superior court strange one yesterday a said employed labourer who lives at Smith and Miller son of a Weatherman to his assistant. 1730 e. 20th St. Was in los prominent Buena Park bus lost my hat while walk Angeles county Hospital Sun Nessman both tied Horn the ing Down Pine and chased it Day night. He was reported to Cut Stoppe v t e agon s. House to summon an Amu be in fair condition. Hitching pursued Smith and Smith was one of four Mcmahan went after Miller youths arrested by narcotic agents j. B. Hitchings and j.1 Hitchings said Smith ran a. Mcmahan at Willow St. Down alleys and Over several and easy ave. Fences in his attempt to a escape. Booked with Smith for Quot i warned him repeatedly violation of the California to halt a the agent said. I narcotics act were Rick Neil fired the first shot into the endly 19, of 821 e. 8th St. Ronald Frank Miller 19, of Hitchings said he fired the when 1 returned to my c&r�8732 Pierce or. In Buena Park Bullet that stopped Smith nine blocks away the hat was and Robert Eugene Decker when the youth went into a on the front seat. I had for 18. Of 1537 Sherman pm wooded area Between two gotten to Roll up the window Smith and endly a rail houses on easy St on the Drivers Side Road brakeman received the officer said he hand for a Block and a half before giving up the a so what a said assistant. A lots of persons lost their hats in that wind a a Yeh said we a but two a a whoosh hour later Kenneth l. Smith fled from car Lance. When he returned Smith was gone. The wounded youth was found at Willow and Delta ave. By uniformed to Liee summoned to the area. His wound is described As superficial though surgery was needed to remove the sing. Mcmahan said the fleeing Miller also failed to observe his command to halt and disregarded a warning shot. Miller was trapped in a dead end Alley. Decker and endly the agents said remained at the stopped car. The officers said they stopped the car after trailing it from the downtown area Lyndly and Miller posted $2,625 Bonds Sunda it and were released from custody. Decker remained in City jail sunday night

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