Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - August 22, 1959, Long Beach, California
's Son, Ex-Maid Wed in Norway FIRST PICTURE OF THE NEWLYWED COUPLE Steven and Anne Marie Moments After Ceremony Vows Recited in Ceremony at Sogne Church By RELMAN MORIN SOGNE, Norway Marie Rasmussen married Steven Rockefeller today and became a mem- ber of the millionaire family-for whom she once worked as a parlor maid. The service lasted 45 minutes. During most of that time Steven hardly took his eyes off his bride. When she on the ANNE MARIE RASMUSSEN, FATHER ARRIVE Bride Radiant Prior to Ceremony in Sogne, Norway STEVEN ROCKEFELLER REACHES CHURCH Bridegroom Accompanied by Mother NELSON ROCKEFELLER WITH MQTHER OF BRIDE New York Governor Escorts Mrs. Lovise Rasmussen 1-Day Visif to LA. on LisHorK GETTYSBURG, Pa. Soviet- Premier Nikita S. Khrushchev will visit six cit- ies outside Washington. They are New York City, Los An- geles, San Francisco, Des Moines and Ames, Iowa, and Pittsburgh. Khrushchev's tentative itin- erary during his stay in this country from Sept. 15 through Sept. 27 was announced today by White House Press Secre- tary James C. Hagerty. Hagerty. said the .cities on Khrushchev's itinerary had been agreed upon 12 consul- tations between the Soviet Embassy in Washington and the State Department. HE SAID THAT Henry Cabot Lodge, U.S. ambassa- dor to the United Nations and a member of the President's cabinet, will 'accom p a ny Khrushchev during his travels Lodge, Hagerty said, will serve as the President's per- sonal representative. Khrushchev is expected to arrive in Washington by plane o'rr .the morning of Sept. 15 He, will leave for home from Washington on the evening of Sept. 27. The Soviet leaders sched- ule 'was announced as fol- lows: Sept. Washington; Sept. New York City; Sept. 19 Los Angeles; Sept. 20-21 San Francisco; Sept. 22-23 Des Moines and Sept. Pittsburgh. He will return that evening where he will spend Sept. ASKED whether Khrush chev might visit Camp David, presidential hideaway in the Catoctin Mountains of Mary- (Continued Page A-3, Col. 7) WHERE TO FIND IT Pages A-4, 5 Pag es B-2 to Page A-f Crossword Page B-IO Death Page B-2 A-7 Shipping Page B-2 Pages A-8, TTieaters Page A-2 Tides, Temperatures Page ,VB-2, TV, Fife rm of her father, Steven rose nd watched while she walked Unvly down the center aisle. Ann Marie, beautiful in a 'hite' wedding gown'with a pearl studded veil, kept her .yes downcast. -But when she was about lf> feet from the altar rail, she raised her head, lanced at Steven and smiled. ihe looked pale. THEY PRONOUNCED their in a country church on a gentle knoll, within sight of the bride's family home. Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller I New York, and Steven's jrothers, sisters and a sister- n-law witnessed the Luther- an ceremony seated on wood- en, benches on the right side of trie church. Mrs. Rockefeller and Anne Marie's father, Kristian Ras- mussen, retired grocer' and 'ish merchant, sat together near the altar on the righl The bride's mother, Lovise, watched the rites from the opposite side of the center aisle, which was decoratec with pink carnations anc roses. THE HIGH SPOT in the ritual came when the Rev Olav Gautestad, vicar o Sogne Parish Church, asked the young couple, in turn (Continued Page A-3, Col. 1) DOOR OPEN TO MISS U COMPROMISE L.B., Cstalina Firm Wiling to Talk Pact Swimsuit Taboo, Other Big Issues Must; Be Settled '_ Universe in Long 'Beach after all! A possibility loomed today that Long Beach's interna- tional beauty pageant and Catalina Swiinsuils, the firm (hat owns the. Miss Universe and Miss USA titles may patch up Iheir differences. The IHh-hour hope dawned Beach pageant of- ficials announced they were dropping the. Catalina-owne'd Miss Universe title.in 1960 and going-it-alone to produce a Miss Internatipntal Beauty Pageant without Catalina. One major difference be tween the Long Beach page- ant-and Catalina: Catalina had demanded a fee for use of the beauty- titles. Long Beach balked.: But that fee issue may be resolved. John E. Watte Jr., Catalina president, now says Catalina will not demand any money, for use of the Miss (Continued Page A-3, Col. 4) Weather-- Mostly clear tonight and sunny Saturday but occasional high cloudi- ness. Slightly warmer. IPtess HOME Jht Seuihbtnd't Finest Evening Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., SATURDAY, AUGUST 22, 1959 20 PAGES PRICE 10 CENTS Vol. 173 TELEPHONE HE 5-1161 CLASSIFIED HE 2-5959 EDITION (Six Editions Daily) un Flee With at Pico-Rivera PICO-RIVERA well-dressed men armed with a sawed-off shotgun and a revolver robbed a Pico-Rivera clothing store of more-than today. The manager'and a janitor were tied Up with sash cords Solo Bid to. ircle World by the gunmen. The pair, both wearing suits, were waiting for man- ager Sherman K. Wallin, 31, when he appeared for work shortly before 9 a.m. at the Robert Hall store at 4500 Rosemead Blvd. One man carried a brief- case containing the shotgun. The other bandit pointed a pistol at Wallin and.told him to open the door. Wallin was forced to turn off _the burglar alarm and then pushed into a tack room with janitor Osmond Wolfe, 48. would happen to him if he cooperated. The men stuffed the money into the briefcase and drove off in Wallin's 1957 sedan, which was later found aban- doned at 9133 Olympic Blvd. Wallin said the men were well-mannered. Both were in their 20s and of medium height and weight. WOLFE WAS TIED, up while Wallin unlocked the safe. Then the manager was bound and warned nothing BRIDE MAY TAME IRASCIBLE CONDUCTOR Sir Thomas Beecham, 80, Elopes With Secretary, 27, in Switzerland LONDON Thomas Beecham, the petulant patri- arch of the podium, wound up a satisfactory recording of Handel's "The Great Elope- ment." Then the 80-year-old British maestro and his 27- year-old secretary, Shirley Hudson, left the study to- jether and disclosed they had eloped. Sir Thomas, conductor of the Royal Philharmonic Or- chestra, is as irascible'as ever whether performiing or ex- pounding His views on things Ind people. Friends described his young bride as a tran- quilizing influence who may finally tame him. She. is his third wife. THEIR ELOPEMENT was kept secret until today when Sir Thonjas himself pre- sumably honeymooning in Switzerland advertised it n a London newspaper. A six-line notice in the Daily Telegraph's, personal classified section said: "Sir Thomas Beecham and1 Miss S. Hudson. "The marriage place quietly on Aug. 10 at Zurich, Switzerland, between Sir SIR THOMAS BEECHAM Weds for Third Time Thomas Beecham.'1 and Miss Shirley Hudson." Not even Beecham's closest associates had been told of the marriage. JEM MARCHANT, manager of the Royal Philharmonic Or- chestra, exclaimed: T can't believe it. He was here three days ago; recording 'The Great Elope- ment.1, Miss Hudson was with him. They gave no hint at all.. Not a sign." 2 Bearded Men Rob Ohio Bonk STEUBENVILLE, Ohio men held up the Com- munity Savings 'Bank at Yorkville today, getting away with nearly It was the first day that special po- lice, thinking they were vic- tims of a prank, had dropped heir guard. A week ago Tuesday a woman's voice oh the tele- phone predicted there wouk 3e a holdup at a.m. There wasn't any that day: but the special officers watched the bank day after day. Concluding it was a prac- tical joke, the bank droppet its special precautions today SHORTLY before a.m.' two men wielding nickel plated revolvers showed up.at the bank's door Both were clad in blue seer sucker suits, sported Tyro lean hats with feathers, am wore dark glasses. They haqihted 'chief of the Air Force Research and' Development command. Taylor said, there is no ob- e'ction to discussing public nformation about defense nisiness at private parties. Cnowing Schriever, he said, his is all that would have >een discussed. 1 'Off-the-record-. w a s a Taylor said, referring to a descrip- ion of the dinner in the in- vitations. LOS ANGELES the corridor of the new Los Angeles .County Courthouse there stood, a heroic bust ;'of Abraham Lincoln, brood- ing'in bronze. Today this-meticulously molded monument of Lin- coln the lawyer is gone. The lawyers kicked it out. The 300-pound bust is the creation of Dr. Emil a Beverly Hills brain surgeon who has portrait sculpturing about 20 years..His work has won five'first prizes in Coast art shows. When lar courthouse was built, the, bust was installed in the-main corridor. But be- fore long the Los Angeles Bar Assn. complained be- cause: Dr. Seletz occasionally testifies in injury cases in- volving his patients. On several, occasions, he -has. been identified in court as the creator of the Lincoln bust. Some attorneys felt this identification might af- fect the decisions of juries. The association asked the County Board of Super- visors to re move-the bust. And Friday Lincoln was carted away to the :doc: tor's home.. Dr. Seletz, who-was born 48 years Lincoln's not respond with .indifference. ,His com- ment: "i "This .spent' fbur years working .on: it. I thought it was. fitting for the courthouse 'because' it was Lincoln the -lawyer'... I did not ask them to'put my name on the big-marble .They did that them- "selves." Seletz-said he suggested his name be; removed; but Typhoon Iris Whirling on Red China TAIPEI Strong 'winds and heavy rain lashed south- ern Formosa today as typhoon Iris passed south of this is- land'and roared toward the Red China mainland. The tropical storm, with 75 mile an hour winds, thundered into the East China Sea and headed for the communist seaport of Swatow, between Queymoy and'Hong Kong. AT 11 a.m. Taipei time, the' center of the typhoon 'wis 80 miles south-of the southern- most-tip of Formosa. Weather reports said the storm was moving at miles an hour. A torrential six-hour down- pour in central Formosa-Fri- day washed; away a make- shift nil road, bridge over the Haifenglun'River.and cauied otlier damage.