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Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - April 23, 1959, Long Beach, California BABY SITTER SAVES 3 IN L. B. FIRE HOME The Finest Evening Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 1959 6? PRICE 10 CENTS CLASSIFIED HE 2-5951 PAGES TELEPHONE HE EDITION (Six Editions Daily) BALLISTIC CAPSULE RECOVERED The Air Force today announced recovery of an information capsule ejected from a Thor ballistic missile fired 1 ,500 miles from Cape Canaveral, Fla., early today. The Air Force said this was the second successful recovery. The first, not previously April 8. Above, pleased crew .members of recovery ship stand by riose cone they fished from Atlantic. Below, cone is lifted from water. Inflated bag (loww left) on the surface, still attached to cone by ropes, kept missile nose from sinking. (AP Wirephotos.) Solons Trying to Alter Vote on Labor Bill -Rights Amendment by McClellan Put in Kennedy Measure WASHINGTON tors backing the original Ken- nedy labor bill sounded alarms to absent allies and cast about today for a way to come back from a stunning defeat. Their problem was to re- move from the measure a section engineered into it by Sen. John L. McClellan (D Ark) who called it a "bill of rights" for rank-and-file union members. Union leaders' con- tend it contains a lot of union- busting dynamite. McClellan got it into the bill Wednesday night 'by a 47-46 vote: Though .not cut entirely to (hose lines, it was broadly a yictory by a coalition of Southern Democrats and Re- publicans over the Northern Democrats. t THE VOTE was capped with another which left the parliamentary situation such that it would require a two- thirds vote to reconsider the McClellan amendment. As the Senate went back to debate today, Sen. John F. Kennedy principal autfipr of the bill, got out a statement assailing the amendment as one which would open "a pandora's box of lawsuits, wildcat strikes, labor spies and federal bu- reaucracy." it was learned the North- ern Democrats were discuss- ing various parliamentary maneuvers that might get rid of the McClellan amendment. One way would be to strike out everything in the bill and substitute entirely new lan- guage, omitting the "bill of rights" section. THREE DEMOCRATS who were announced as opposed to trie McClellan amendment but were not on hand to vote Wednesday were either back In :the Senate today or on their way in response to dis- the report, Bumping of 7 GIs Costs Colonel's Job Plot to Kill Castro Told in New York Report Seven Paid Slayers on Way to City to Make Try NEW YORK (M N e w York police, the FBI and othei agencies were alerted toda; to what was termed a plot by hired killers to assassinate Cuban Prime Minister Fide Caslro. Castro has been in New York since Tuesday and i due to go to Boston Saturday Hundreds of officers hav been guarding him, and mor were quickly assigned to th task. Apprised of Castro asserted: I don't believe it at all. If anything happens to. me the revolution would become stronger. I have absolute confidence in the people of New York. "In Cuba they had- tanks, planes and guns and they ran away, so what are they going to do here? I sleep very well and don't worry at all." Police said Castro aids' noti- fied them of the alleged plot early today and said it in volved two groups totaling seven men, none of them Cubans. One of these groups was described as comprised of five brothers, between 28 and 35 years old, originally from Philadelphia but now Chicago residents. The other was said to consist. of two men, also brothers. THE FIVE BROTHERS in the former group, it was said all have police records in Philadelphia for minor ol fenses such as disorderly con duct and assault. It was reported that the; might be riding in a 195 black Chevrolet with a whit top and bearing Florida li cense plates. The second party of tw brothers was said to be tra veling in a dirty gray Cadilla with Michigan plates. One o is called by Chuck BABY SJTTER AND CHILD SHE RESCUED Mrs. Florence Paradis, 68, holds 14-month-old Marsha Anne Brasswell, one of three children she saved from a fire while baby-sitting Wednesday night. TOKYO bumping of seven GIs from military plane so he could take his family on vacation to Hawaii cost Lt. Col. Charles Platt Jr. his command and a fine today. The U. S. Air Force said that Platt, who had Cuban revolu- tionary leader. It also was tress calls. Sen. Theodore tionary said that the two sets of ministrative mixup in the brothers have no direct asso- he was the victim of an ad- March 26 incident, accepted Blast Razes Chemical Co. Plant, Kills 3 KANSAS CITY, Kan. An explosion leveled a block- long, one-story building of the Thompson-Hayward Chemical Co. plant today. Three men were killed and five injured. _ Dead-were James M. He was rePrimand- ed and assigned to new du- An alert sent to all police commands in the city stated in essence that the two groups had been paid to as- the punishment meted out by his commanding officer with- out demanding a trial by court-martial. The.49-year-old Brooklyn, N. Y., officer was commander! of the big passenger terminal! at Tachikawa Air Base west (Continued Page A-4, Col. 1) Walter L. Evans and Otis J. Young. The explosion occurred in a tank containing gal- lons of weed killer and de- stroyed seven other tanks. The resulting spectacular blaze, on a high hilltop five miles southwest of the Kansas City, Mo., business district, was visible over most of the city. F. Green For a time- the fire threat- (Continued on Pg. A-4, Col. 2) SHE'S BLIND Woman, 50, Expects 33rd Child Soon LUMBERTON, N. C. "Mae Oliver, 50, a blind Negro womany told the court Wednesday during a damage suit hear- ing that she was expect- ing-to give birth to her 33rd child. She said she has given ened to spread to half a dozen other tanks, but after two and one-half hours firemen re- ported the fire was "con- ties, but the Air Force did not announce his new job. Platt was away on a three- day golfing holiday and could not be reached for comment. His wife told a reporter by telephone: "Nothing is a shock to me anymore. We've been thrown to the wolves. We've been pressed so low you cannot press us any further; but all we can do is suffer in si- lence." THE FINE imposed but would have to on him was half a month's burn itself out. Cause of the explosion was not determined immediately. Brush Blaze Chars Area at Lancaster LANCASTER brush fire charred 200 acres here Wednesday nighl. A hundred men finally controlled Iblaze after 16 hours. The scene was near 160th Woman Says Mate Held Her 10 Days C A S T A I C be- draggled seamstress stag- gered into this ranch com- munity Wednesday and told authorities her estranged husband had held her pris- oner 10 days. She said he beat and threatened to kill her. "I was in fear of my life every Mrs. Kath- rein Roden, 38, told depu- ties. Her account: Her husband, Raymond, 44, forced her at gunpoint into his car, drove into nearby foothills and pitched camp. She escaped Economy Necessary, Ike Says WASHINGTON dent Eisenhower today issued a new appeal for support of a balanced budget, asserting it is vital to continued confi- dence in the dollar at home and essential to the. mainten- ance of America's world lead- ership. In a brief talk to the boarc of.directors of the Nationa Assn. of Manufacturers, Ei senhower thanked the busi ness group for its support o government cost-cutting and urged it to continue building public support for a sound federal financial policy. He told the NAM tha Secretary of the Treasury An derson advised him, after An derson's return from the In ternational Monetary Meetinj in New Delhi last fall, tha other governments were con cerned about the futur {soundness of the dollar. CUT DRINKING-OR ELSE' Paper Says Mr. K Warned by Medics FRAHKFURT, Germany West German icwspaper said today that doctors have strongly ad- rksed Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev to cut down 5n his else. Heart Attack Peril Ignored by Woman Bedroom Aflame, She Rushes Trio of Youngsters Out: By BERT RESNIK A 68-year-old baby sitter, praying she wouldn't get a heart attack, saved three chil- dren from their burning homo late Wednesday night. "I prayed to said Mrs. Florence Paradis, 2100 Radnor Ave. "Please, no heart attack. Please let me save these children." The fire started in a bed- room at the home of Mrs. Marjorie Brasswell, 35, 1924 Lave Ave. "I smelled smoke earlier, but thought somebody out- side was smoking a pipe or the elderly widow said. "When the smell got stronger, I thought somebody outside was burning some- thing." MRS. PARADIS, who had been watching television, got up to investigate. She found the bedroom in flames. It was filled with thick smoke. Rushing into the blinding fumes, she ripped the blan- kets off one bed. It was empty. Half-choking, she groped her way to the Asleep in it was 7-year-old Timmy. She dragged, pushed and carried the boy from the room. "If Mrs. Paradis had been just a little bit later, it would have been too Fire Bat- talion Chief E. A. Talley said. The newspaper, in a dis- >atch datelined Moscow, said asic reasons for the increas- ng volume of filth in the mails: "First, tarings on the problems of compliments from neighbors. "Not she said. "Thank God. Thank God." E-Z COME? the tremendous jrofits realized from a rela- ively small capital invest- ment; and, "Second, the very broad definition of obscenity hand- ed down by certain courts, in- cluding those in certain met- ropolitan Los Angeles and New York, where most of the mail-order business in obscenity and pornography originates." XYZ Sends U. S. Something Extra RICHMOND, Va. -'UP) XYZ has made his annual donation to the Internal Revenue Service here. This year it's XYZ is the unknown tax- payer who for years has been making'anonymous contributions to Uncle Sam at the Richmond IRS office; The notes with the money are always signed XYZ. This year he sent four bills and one bill, with a note that this was "extra for my income tax." IRS officials deposited the money in the cott- science fund where similar contributions are put If ;