Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - April 1, 1959, Long Beach, California
OPEN TO SpanIs Ipt NOW JUST A DOGGONE MINUTE! Sundquist, 1327 Linden Ave.; ruefully surveys ..Vthe of good'Havaiiavthat fell .'Vvictirh to some April foolery. .Elsewhere in our gagsters are Having a'.field'day. Happily, "April i comes but once U. S. Warns Reds on the.Soulhland't Evening Newspaper WNQ BEACH 12, WEDNESDAY, APRIL i, ISM Vd. PRICE 10 CENTS CLASSIFIED HE 300 Dignitanei; 'Initiating Arterial LEE CRA16 The largest- bridge in 'Long hi story was opened to raffle across the Los Angeles County Flood Control Chan- nel today. Forming the. first link be- ween 'downtown Long Beach and the freeway, the 'ool span named for Robert Shoemaker, the port's late chief harbor 'engineer, was turned over to. the city .in a ceremony on the jridge witnessed by 300 har: jor and civic officials and spetcators. Speakers at the ribbon-cut- ting included Mrs. Shoemak- er, the -late engineering chief's widow; Mayor Ray- mond C. Kealer, Harbor Com- mission President Joseph F. Bishop, .Pc t Manager Charles L. Vickers and Llewellyn Bixby, vice president of the Chamber of Commerce. ONLY ONE snafu marred the proceedings. Plans called for bal- loons, to be released at a sig nal, 500 of them bearing merchandise certificates to be claimed by the lucky, finders when the balloons came down. Through a niixup, however, two 100-balloon clusters with the certificates were set free to' form a bo- Whoever finds 72 PAGES rELEPHONE HE 5-1 HI HOME EDITION (Six Editions Daily) Ministers Berlin SVASHiNGTON eriu'foreigri ministers were re- potted today to'te framing a package deal to propose to Russia for settlement of the Beriljn crisis .and the larger of German reunifica issues Th'e foreign policy makers Gfj Britain, France and West Germany gathered in mid- morriihg around a. conference tapie at the State Department with-Acting Secretary of State Christian A. Herter. jvTh'ey were under-pressure some basic German .policy decisions by tonight since they are scheduled to report to a meeting of the foreign ministers of NATO Thursday on .their .plans for negotiating with Russia. begun Tues resumed against a background of increasing ten sipns between Russia and the United States over Soviet con trpl of .traffic in-Allied air corridors' between West Ger lhany and West Berlin: .The Western foreign minis fcrj intend to probe Russia's vyillingness, if any, to.nego tiate at; Geneva next month unification .and European arms control meas- ures. They were reported to be (Continued Page A-5, Col. I) Jerlin 'at altitudes ''.The spokesman of.the S: Air 'Force in Europe said that "if at any :ime a.military requirement is established for use of CI303 in transporting cargo or.mill tary .personnel in or out of West Berlin it will be ..used." "THE MOST, efficient alti- tude for carrying cargo over! relatively short runs is be-' tween and feet, U. Air ,Totff. servedVribtice on.the Soviets today it will go on transports to West Berlin "if at any time a military made thisvstatement shortly after' Soviet ErnMssy, warn- h g t hat', compjicit j ons woU 1 d arise if''the-.United-States pSr-i sisteid in, flying planes them. "T h e angles south across the chari; nel from 9th St. on the west ;7th on, the SKYWARD TO SIGNAL OPENING OF If MILLION -DOLLAR SHOEMAKER BRIDGE L A. Girl, 18, Found second nwjor g pv.er'the Harbor.Di- in recent years, the first having been the Anaheim St; Bridge, "Work on a' t hi rd bridge .over .the channel will be completed at Ocean Blvd. about July 1. Thj ceremony opening the span- was pre- ceded by i breakfast in the 111 Twisters Rip Texas, Oklahoma; 6 to-Los Angieles; two irnontKs ago Vm: found "deaden the a Wilton Hotel, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce', honoring Mrs. Shoemaker. de on winds and pending he: added. A guarded statement from the Soviet Embassy hinted that explosive incidents might erupt in the three- air corrir dors'used'by Western planes into the isolated city unless there is a settlement of the dispute which became public Tuesday. The U. S. State Department has declared that the United States win continue to fly planes into Berlin at whatever altitude it deems necessary. THE DISPUTE, came into the open when the United States and the Soviet Union traded protests over the flight (Continued Page.A-5, Col. 4) Brown Bdcks Mac on PqHey, for S. F. SACRAMENTO UP! Gov. Edmund Brown agrees witn Prime Minister Harold Ma> millan of Great Britain that San Francisco is the ideal place for a summit confer- ence. Brown sent President Eisen- hower a formal invitation brutal murder. The body of Durella Boyer, 18, formerly of 'Qmaha', w.as found in her pulldown' bed. Police said she had been strangled with an electric iron cord and beaten with the' iron. Detective Sgts. Larry Scar-, borough' and Joseph Limori: ica said a search has begun for a man she was Tuesday. The girl had been working as a.waitress at an all-night downtown restaurant, not far from the apartment building where "she lived.' lady discovered The. land- her -body when the restaurant called about her Tuesday night.' known abbut Miss Boyer here, but from after reading that Omaha it 'was .r r _d_ was co-champion .speller of Douglas County PURELLA BOYER Murder Victim Francisco to Geneva for tlie proposed high-level talks. the killing probably took'place St., San Pedro. 2 Killed, 2 Injured in U.S. Plane Crash ADANA, Turkey U. S. airmen were killed-and two injured critically Tuesday night in the crash of a four- engine C124 him Szendre Nebraska, in 1956. The investigators gerie Szendre, 20, told them he had walked around: the downtown area with Miss Boyer for four hours early j Tuesday, that they rled and that she had' re-j shortly before moon Tuesday Miss Boyer has two broth ers, Jack and Joe, living in Omaha. Quake Jolts Sacramentot Adana Air Base. Five airmen escaped unhurt. WHERE TO FIND IT :i_AP News Analyst William Ryan today describes the type qf.antagonist President Eisen- will find in Russia's Premier Khrushchev at any conference. See Page A-3. Botch Cotnbing Fage B-I. Mil B-1I. B-II. D-l to S, C-f 7. B-7. peatk B-2. fttwi. SUM C-l, 2, 3, 4. F-22. TWes, TV, D-8. B-4, 5. X-2. U. S. Retaliates, Puts Travel Ban on Russ WASHINGTON United States-today imposed a temporary ban on travel by Soviet diplomats in the United States in retaliation for a similar ban on the move- ments of American diplomats in the Soviet Union. State Department Press Officer Lincoln White said the prohibition on which New York-Wash- ington travel is be lifted when the Soviets lift the ban they announced earlier today. "Our embassy in White said, "has reported that the Soviet Union for 'temporary reasons' has ap- parently closed down all travel of foreign-mission person- nel, both civilian and .military; to any area in the Soviet Union with the exception of Leningrad.' "SOVIET AUTHORITIES have, refused to state how long this temporary'ban will last." About onVthird of1 .Soviet territory is-more or less 'permanently closed to travel by foreign diplomats. Regu- lations require that the remaining two-thirds diplomats give notice of travel intentions. About the same situation exists as to travel by Soviet diplomats in (he United States. White said the United Stales did not know the reason for the Soviet crackdown at this time. He described as speculative the possibility mentioned here and in Euro- pean capitals that, the Soviets art conducting massive spring military'maneuvers. turned an engagement ring was -.not held. Police said it was from him that they obtained infor- mation iabout another, man now being sought.'. Examinations' were being'_ made today to determine ifJeastern Nevada at a. m :.'CARSON, Two persons wire and three others two critically, in f lead-on crash of two automo jiles on an open stretch 'of Figueroa St. north of 208th St. Tuesday night. Mapvin Russell Malone, 22, of -2100 E. Pacific Coast Hwy., Long Beach, one of the drivers, and Jessie Thomas, 18, 'of St., Har- aor passenger, were pronounced dead on arrival at'Harbor General Hospital. In extremely critical con- dition in the same hospital, where she underwent surgery today for internal was .driver, Rosa March, 32, of. 634 N. 'Hanford Hot April- (Photo on Page A-3) DALLAS slashed: through vast areas of Texas and Oklahoma Tuesday night and today and killed persons and injured at least 59. the twisters struck Vaughan and Bynum in north central Texas; near Gains'- ville in North Texas; near Kingston, Okla., near the Texas border; and it Silver City, 30 miles west of Tuisa, Okli. A freak tornado dipped into Marshall, far east of the main turbulence area, unroofed one home and then lifted.. It struck hours after the main A C R'A MENTO earthquake shook wide of Northern California and he girl had been raped. An analysis also was being made of human hair found in her hands. INVESTIGATpRS said.both ler hands bore deep cuts. When found she was dressed n a shortie nightgown. There was some disorder in the "partmeht and her purse was open. Her wallet and money were missing. There was a picture of'an unidentified man.in her room. Miss Boyer wore n silver ring on her right little finger. Police said an alarm clock, No major damage was reported. Fixtures and furniture were shaken in this California cap- ital. The quake swayed build- ings in Reno and knocked light items from tables at some residences. The shake lasted about 10 seconds. It felt at Fallen, closest point to the famed Dixie Valley fault responsible for so many earthquakes in Nevada. IN NORTHERN California pictures on the walls of Ho- THE INJURED .included two other passengers in the Malone car, Rosetta .17, of 1006 W, 253rd Cjty, in critical condition with multiple rib .fractures and Bennie Curtis Stephens: 21, of-2020 Lewis Ave., Long Beach, head injuries. Witnesses told California Highway Patrol officers that the Malone car, heading south at high suddenly swerved 'across the double center line into the north- bound. Ma rehear. Both drivers were pinned n'their automobiles and had to be extricated by county iremen using cutting torches and prying tools. All three passengers in, the Malone car were tossed from Ihe vehicle. smashed at indicated'.? Mkrysville in the city of 2 Die CoNiston on Turnpike NEWARK, N. J. (ff> Two men were killed on .the New Marysville were knocked askew. Workers in several state buildings in .Sacramento re- ported that the temblor shook their offices for more than Jersey Turnpike today in collision involving six tracks. The crash occurred in dense fog. The. trucks were tractor- trailers and two were carry- ing new cars. half a minute but it was al- imperoeptible in the Capitol building. Marysville is 40 miles north of Sacramento. Reno is about 125 miles northeast of Sacra- mento. Debuts Here April no fooling had a hot debut throughout South- ern California-today. In-. Long Beach, the ther- mometer edged towards the 90-degree mark and the bet ting was it would reach its destination before sundown. More warm weather! con- siderably above normal 69-degree .maximum, is pre dieted for the next four days. NORMALLLY, April show ers .dump about, an inch bl rain on the 'Southland, ac- cording to the U, S. five times in the past 80 years there has been no measurable rain dur- ing the month. There" was no measurable a ing'March in: Long Beach. The, same 'thing happened After a March in that year, there wis more than- 7 '.inch'es of rainfall in April, ihcfuding 3 inches that fell in a 24-hour period. In Long Beach, April also historically marks an increase in night and morning low clouds.. twister line left Texas. Another tornado cut a path 500. feet wide in in far east Texas .southwest of Marshall, while hurricane strength .winds -damaged' homes and businesses iii Gladewater, and near Long- in the Marshall-Hen- derson area. No one suffered injuries in Henderson, but; lamage was extensive. STILL ANOTHER twistef struck Galveston Bay on .the Texas sinking a 'cabin cruiser and i ng sheds. The line of tornado weath- er-rolied hundreds of .'miles nto .Kansas :'arid City underwent" a.tor-, ado alert for 15.minutes no twister struck" there. A tanker plane from Berg- strom Air Base'near Austin crashed during the -turbu-- ence and all four aboard died. Three persons perished at (Continued Page A-5, Col. 2) DILEMMA: Firt on OM Side, Nudists on Otter SAN BERNARDINO UP) found things a bit distracting Tuesday. On one side was a brush fire, on which they were supposed to concentrate. On the nudist col- ony. The flames swept within 400 yards of the colony near Cajon Pass north of here. Ten of the nature lovers stood by, unper- turbed, to view the blaze. It was controlled after 105 of brush were de- stroyed. Dulles Gets Exercise, Toe, at Florida (stand JUPITER ISLAND, Fla. Iff} of State John Foster Dulles is getting exer- cise as well as rest while he recuperates here from cancer. Tuesday, he took a swim in the pool and strolled about the grounds at the home of Undersecretary C, Douglas Dillon, his host. Aids said he has had no visitor? since arriving here Monday and was only in in direct touch with the State Department. BURNS FATAL Weather- Continued sunny and warm through Thursday. Some patchy efcrly morn- ing fog Thursday. Low Tonight about M, Noon temperature: Man Hypnotized to Peel No Pain ANTONIO, Tex. (ft Baptist Hospital staff physicians said today they, placed Gregorio 25, in a hypnotic Tuesday to relieve him at pain before his death. Bena- vides died at a.m. to- day. A staff said that death certain.' He suffered over 90 per cent of his body in a sewer blast fire last Monday. A staff doctor who ctp hypnotize placed in a trance and him he would feel The hypnotwm took several hoars workman died.