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Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - August 10, 1959, Long Beach, California EX-PRESIDENT IS 85 Hoover Thinks Peace Remote Hope From K 2 KILLED IN ELSINORE FIRE AND 50 HURL 6 FORMER PRESIDENT Herbert Hoover poses pipe in hand in New York for anniversary Stocks Drop Sharply in Heavy Key Shares Lose Up Blame Ike-Nikita Visits NEW YORK lock market broke sharply ower late today under the icaviest selling pressure in more than two months. Losses in key' issues ranged rom to a' share, but some extended out to 511. Chemicals and electronics were special targets hut steels, motors, rubber and metals firms were hit hard. The tape ran late several times during the morning and. Bvtning Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., MONDAY, AUGUST Vol. LXXII-No. 162 PRICE 10 CENTS 28 PAGES TELEPHONE HE 5-1161 CLASSIFIED HE 2-5939 HOME EDITION Six Editions Daily) NEW YORK Hoover, 85 today, say Nikita Khrushchev could bring with him to the Unitec States the greatest gift mankind has received in "But this is unlikely to be the result of this the former President added. "He could interpret his oft- epcated statement as to eaceful Hoov- r said Sunday, "as eliminat- ng all international demands, 11 warnings, all threats, and 11 conspiracies against free Idled by Copper Strike Start SALT LAKE CITY Kennecott Copper Corp. op- erations in four western states were halted today as workers were idled in a strike which a company spokesman 'said appeared to be the start of an industry wide copper strike. The strike for new con tracts was staged by mem bers of the International Un ion of Mine, Mill and Smeltei Workers, The United Steel workers of America, and tb International Association o Machinists. Picket lines at Kennecott operations in Utah, Nevada, Arizona and New Mexico were honored by members of the- 17 other unions which have contracts with Kenne- cott. SUPERVISORY workers were allowed to pass through picket lines in order to main- tain equipment during the strike that costs an estimated a day in economic losses. A company spokesman said hei understood the mine-mill union planned to strike Tues- day, against Magma and San Manuel Copper companies in Arizona. icople." Such a move, said Hoover, could win the Soviet premier 'immortality among the lead- ers of all men." BUT, HE ADDED, the pos- sibility that Khrushchev would make such a move is remote because "the tactics of the Communists may change, but their determina- tion to dominate .the world continues." Hoover appeared on "Meet the Press" over NBC-TV. The forthcoming visit of the again was two minutes late at p. m. Market experts said the selling wave, particularly in defense and space-age stocks, stemmed from uncertainty over the outcome of the ex- change visits by Eisenhower and Khrushchev. SOME OBSERVERS felt the market was overdue for a correction as investors took down profits from the record price rise so far this year. At noon the Associated Press average of 60 stocks was down at At 2 p.m. the Dow Jones in- duslrial average 16.58 at 651.99. In midafternoon, was down FLAMES FLARE NEAR LAKE A sudden surge of flames through the brush near Lake Elsinore sends fire fighters into hurried action Sunday to keep the fire from destroying a nearby home. Two have died in the Wirephoto.) was down at AHiedi Chemical was down S6 all -Thiokol lost at 50 and Eastman 'Kodak was off at TBM was; down to Also lower were U.S. Steel by at Ford by at American Motors by at U.S. 30 Numbers (Continued Page A-4, Col. 3) [Rubber by at 8 'Chute to Safety as Stratoplane Falls l-Cent Gas Tax Hike Rejected WASHINGTON House Ways and Means Com mittee today again rejected a proposal to hike the gasoline tax a penny a gallon to ease the-interstate highway con struction financing crisis. Committee sources said tlv vote against the plan at i closed door session was 1! to 8. More than 30 winners have claimed over S500 in The Press-Telegram's Lucky Numbers Game which enters its second week with today's publication of 11 more lucky Social Security num- bers. A Torrance woman, Mrs. Claudine Yeiter, of 1756 Cala- Pocketed From Bridge Tolls ROCK ISLAND, III. of the Cen- tennial Bridge over the Mississippi River between Rock Island and Davenport, Iowa, have suspended all 13 tol! collectors, after disclosing a shortage in toll funds up CAND1A, N.H. Iff! A uge, eight-engine B-52 Air o r c e Stratofortress, her iavigation instruments out of commission, crashed in a leavy rain storm today in iouthea'stern New Hampshire. All eight men aboard para- chuted to safety on a farm near this town 30 miles west of Portsmouth. None was reported injured THE CRAFT was en route rom Base, Westover Chicopee, Air Force Mass., to Goose Bay, Labrador, when the order to abandon ship was given. It had left West- sion or fire, over earlier heading for At- dor where weather was re- ported favorable. At feet over this rural community, the Super !ortress developed trouble with its speed indicator and altimeter. Capt. Kusch ordered the _lher seven men aboard to lake to parachutes and then set the craft on a course away from settled areas. With the B52 headed clear of residential sections, Kusch parachuted to safety, the last man to leave. The huge craft eventually plummeted into a swamp in Fremont, about 10 miles from Candia. There was no explo- bany, N.Y., when the com- mander, Capt. George E. Kusch, told Westover the radar unit was not function- ing. The big plane was ordered back to Westover, but bad and it was diverted to Labra- THE EIGHT men landed on or near the farm of Mrs. Al fred E. Brown in Candia. She said Capt. Wayne G. Vogt, described by Westover AFB as a passenger, told her the craft lost altitude when weather prevented a landing the instruments developed trouble. 'EMERGENCY' DASH ANGERS POLICE Eurlyne, Bridegroom Believed in L A. After Stirring Texas Fuss DALLAS, Tex. MV-Po- Jlce theorized today that a former Miss USA arid her bridegroom may have flown to Los Angeles after stir- ring up a fuss with a high- speed race through East Texas today after their wedding Saturday. Officers in .neighboring Fort Worth 'said they had been tipped that the former Eurlyne Howell and Paul Mitchell LaCava caught a plane to Los Angeles, where LaCava is law stu- dent arid Miss Howell Is under contract to Warner Bros. Studios. The couple disappeared Saturday night after arriv- ing at Fort Worth Interna- tional Airport, midway be- tween here and Fort Worth. They came here after miss- ing a Mexico City-bound flight in Shreveport Satur- day. Airlines said there was no record of their board- ing any plane here or in Fort Worth. LaCava, 28, and his 22- year-old bride left a string of angry policemen between here and the Texas-Louisi- ana line when "they raced through the area in a police car provided by the mayor of Bossier City, La., Miss home town, Texas officers, alerted by an emergency code and told the car contained a sick person needing to catch a plane for medical reasons, cleared traffic and escorted the auto until it reached the Fort Worth airport. A Dallas sheriff's deputy started asking questions then. He said "the pretty girl and the fellow in the back seat laughed." Texas officers said they plan to talk to Louisiana authorities about the trip. MRS. CLAUDINE YEITER Her Number Comes Up mar St., was one of Friday's lucky number winners. TO ENTER THE contest write or print your name address and Social Security number on a postcard anc mail it to The Press-Telegram, 604 Pine Ave., Long Beach 12. If your number appears in the listings, bring your So- cial Security card and identi- fication to the I, P-T business office to claim your award. Today's lucky numbers are [Deadline, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 1959, 5 557-54-1816 555-46-3120 565-48-2684 558-40-5790 572-22-5690 488-18-6356 550-34-2404 656-14-6375 355-26-1819 496-22-1719 549-09-0481 Cuba Quiet on Rumors of Invasion HAVANA W) Cubans looked today to Prime Minis- ter Fidel Castro to clear up the welter of rumors 01 armed invasion and domestic conspiracy that attendee sweeping arrests over the weekend. While a government black out obscured many details Havana newspapers said Cas tro .will report to the nation by radio and TV at an oppor tune moment. They didn't say when that might be. An official source said Sun day up to 200 and regular army been arrested to smash a mill tary plot against Castro' revolutionary regime. TODAY THE newspapc (Continued Page A-4, Col. 1) Weather- Mostly clear through Tuesday except, for some late night and early morning low clouds or fog. Continued warm. Bulls Kill Man 'Escaping1 to Lisbon Ring LISBON, Portugal WPI i bull fight promoter was kille and two companions gore Sunday when they leaped int :he ring to escape a rampag ng bull and encountered thre other beasts just let loose. The promoter, Apoderac Feliciano Cerco, was talkin with the other men when bull escaped from his pen int the corridor adjacent to th ring. The trio jumped the fenc into the ring and cncountere the other bulls. One bea gored Cerco, who died a fe hours later. Another serious injured Americo Dos Santc Pena, well known promote and Macara, a local matado Acting on information sup ed by state authorities anc e FBI, the Bridge Commis on Sunday suspended th ollectors. City policeme ook over their jobs in th nergency. Bernard J. Moran, Rock iland County, state's attor- ey, said he will seek indict- ents Tuesday from the fed- Ike Shifts to Offices in Hotel GETTYSBURG, Pa. President F.isenhower set up business headquarters in the Hotel Gettysburg today for nis semi-vacation slay out o Washington. The move took Gettysburg by surprise. With one excep Men Trapped in Attempt to Make Stand Santa Anans Die; Downey Trucker's Crash Sets Blaze Ircm AP t-d UPIJ light- ers were dead and a half dozen others were in criti- cal condition today in the wake of a huge weekend brush fire near Lake Elsinore. Den Slater, 31, and Andy. Brooks, 24, both of Santa Ann, died Sunday night at Corona Hospital, where they were being treated for serious burns. In critical condition at the same hospital were Kenny. Van, 23, of San Juan Capi- strano, and Nelson Harlin, 23, of Riverside. Mike Edwards, 18, of Anaheim, and Steve Johnson, 18, of Huntington Park, were on the critical list at Riverside Community Hos- pital, and John Guthrie, 23, of Ferris, was treated for critical Injuries at Hemet Hospital. In serious condition, at that same hospital were Raymond S a n n o n, 28, Of Carlsbad, and Larry Mollers, 19, of Arlington. 4 4 IN ALL an estimated 50 firemen were injured in the fire which erupted Saturday when a pickup truck crashed and caught fire. The driver of e truck, Michael Moore, 19', Downey, was killed and ral grand jury pringfield. III. meeting at tion the five weeks he spen at his farm home recuperating from his heart attack in 195f -the President has operated at the farm whenever he wa. here. In 1955 Eisenhower use< an office in the post offio jbuilding. superintendent, Downing, nor MORAN SAID that neither he bridge Villiam E. members of the Bridge Com- mission are involved in the lleged shortage. He said the wholesale ooting of tolls probably tarted soon after the bridge, wned by the city, was pened in 1940. The bridge is sed by an average of utos and trucks daily. Davenport's population is Rock Island's about Moline, decided and, nearby II, The commission Sunday, at a hastily-called meeting, to install automatic oil-collecting equipment he bridge immediately. THIS WAS the second un expected move of the curren Eisenhower visit. Sunday it was announce he will move up his departur for Europe by one day to vis Bonn for a conference wit West German Chancellor Kon rad Adenauer before going o to London and Paris for talk with other'western leaders. An apparent purpose of tha change is to reassure er that West Germany w not be left in the lurch b Eisenhower's forthcomin talks with Soviet Premier N kita S. Krushchev. Eisenhower will see enauer Aug. 27. s passenger injured. The 500 men still on the nes today hacked a fire- reak around the perimeter of ic blaze but fire- ion said the fire isn't offi- lally contained yet. Stiff rinds are predicted this after- oon and authorities fear it Continued Page A-4, Col. Flood Deaths on Formosa Soar to 773 TAIPEI, Formosa leath toll from the century's vorst floods on this National- st Chinese island rose today o 773 by official count. An- other 241 persons were listed as missing." The official casualty list also reported injured and homeless. The loods destroyed louses and damaged nore, the government re- ported. Most of the damage occurred in isolated commu< nities hit by flash floods that followed the island's heaviest rains in 62 years. The torrential rains fell on central and south Formosa Friday as typhoon Ellen bora down on Japan, bypassing northern Formosa earlier in the week. But local weather- men said the rains on For- mosa resulted from a storm in the South China Sea, not from Ellen. )utch Ship Sinks, 16 Crewmen Saved LONDON 133-ton Dutch trawler sank in the