Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - February 24, 1959, Long Beach, California
L. B. SCHOLAR SEES FIANCE DROWN Girl Watches Surf Engulf Stanfordite Two Try to Swim Against Strong Current at Carmel A pretty Long Beach hon or student, who was las year's California Hotnemake of the Year, looked on i helpless horror Monday her fiance drowned in th rough surf near Carmel. Patricia Jean McMahon, 1 of 279 Santa Ana Ave., ha gone with her boy friend medical student Stephen Pan- iak, 22, of Burlingame, to test some skin diving equipment. Paniak's classmate at Stan- ford, Stephen D. Nelson, 23, of San Mateo, said he and 5aniak had been swimming toward offshore rocks agairst a strong current. Tress HOME The Southland's Finest Evening Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF1., TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1959 Vol. LXXII-No. 21 PRICE 10 CENTS CLASSIFIED HE 2-5959 28 PAGES TELEPHONE HE 5-1161 JDITION (Six Editions PAT McMAHON AS SHE POSED LAST YEAR Monday She Saw Her Fiance Drown in Surf Khrushchev Hits Plans for Parley on German Unity MOSCOW (AP) Premier Nikita Khrushchev, emerging from two days of talks with British Prime Macmillan, threw cold water today on the plan for a four-power meeting on Germany. Gut-State Corporate Taxes OKd WASHINGTON UP) The Supreme Court today ruled the states may tax net income of out-of-state corporations on the basis of earnings with in the state. The 6-3 ruling was on case coming from Georgia and Minnesota, but has importan significance for all states am hundreds of corporations. Justice Clark wrote the ma jority decision. Justice Whil taker wrote a dissent in whic Justices Frankfurter an Stewart joined. In one of the cases th court upheld a Minnesota in come tax levy on an low firm which has a sales offic in Minneapolis. In the othe case it reversed a ruling b the Georgia Supreme Cou that Georgia could not tax ni income realized in that stai by a Birmingham, Ala., mam facturer having.a sales-sen, ice office in Atlanta. CLARK SAID the two sta levies were not regulations any sense of that term. "While it is true that Khrushchev told a political lly in the Kremlin that the the and United France oviet Union, ales, Britain annot discuss German re nification because "this is a uestion for the two German :ates themselves." A four-power meeting at IB foreign ministers' level s suggested by the West, might increase'instead of re- uce international tension, Chrushchev declared. Khrushchev conceded that he four powers could discuss reventiori of militarism in Vest and East Germany. But ie then restated the Soviet h e s i s. that reunification hould be settled only by the Germans themselves. NELSON SAID he decided they couldn't make it. When Paniak said he was too tired Nelson helped him to a small rock. Nelson climbed the rock and when lie looked back Paniak had disappeared. I was too bushed to go after him said Nelson, who went on top the rock and looked in vain for some clue as to where Paniak might be in the water. Finally lie made his way back to shore. t MISS a fresh- man at San Francisco College for Women, witnessed the tragedy from the shore. She called sheriff's deputies, but searchers were unable to find Paniak's body. An honor graduate of St. Anthony High School, Miss McMahon was judged "Home- maker of Tomorrow" in a statewide contest last year Her prizes included a. college scholarship. Jn the national finals of the contest she won an additional SHUTTLE RESCUE SERVICE ON MUSKEGON LAKE Police and firemen at Muskegon, Mich., bring to shore another boat load of fishermen stranded today on an ice floe torn loose in Muskegon Lake by shifting winds. Rescuers set up a shuttle service that brought 80 to safety in an Wirephoto) Bar Urges Remedial Red Rulings CHICAGO Resolu- tions questioning Supreme Court rulings on accused Communists and recommend- ing remedial by Congress were passed over- THINKING MAN? scholarship. In, August 1958, she was featured in an article in Look article dealing with typical teenagers. THE' PREMIER also re- >eated the Soviet proposal for a conference of heads of gov- ernment of all those nations that waged war against Hit- er in World War II to work out a treaty with Germany. The Western powers reject- ed this proposal in their re- 100 Ree as Fire Destroys Hotel Maine UP) A raging fire early today des- troyed the Adams House Hotel and an adjoining apart ment-business building forc- ing at least 100 persons to flee to safety. About 50 of those who. fled were guests at the four-story 50-room hotel. Many of them, clad in nightclothes, ivere brought down fire department cent notes calling for a four- power meeting on Germany at the foreign minister level. Khrushchev warned that any violation of the East German borders in the dispute over West Berlin would be considered an act of aggres- (Continued on Pg. A-4, Col. on Pg. A-4, Col. 4) whelmingiy today by the rlouse of Delegates of the American Bar Assn. Principal criticism from the floor was on clauses referring to the Supreme Court of the United States but in each case motions to strike the clauses were voted down. The report, prepared by ABA's special committee on communist tactics and strat- egy, previously had been ap- proved by the ABA Board of Governors but needed the vote of the delegates to be- come association policy. THE RESOLUTIONS pro- aerial ladders. Weather- Clear tonight and sun- ny and slightly warmer Wednesday. Maximum temperature by noon to- day: 72. posed: That whenever there were reasonable grounds to believe Liz Chances for Oscar Periled by Fisher Affair By VERNON SCOTT HOLLYWOOD (U P I) Raven-haired actress Eliza- beth Taylor, nominated with four other glamor queens for an Academy Award in the 31st annual Oscar race, found her chances for winning im- paired tdday because of her real-life romance with singer Eddie Fisher. "I think that all the pub- licity surrounding my private life will hurt my chances to win an Ihe 26-year- old star said. She won her nomination for her role as the love-starved Maggie in ''Cat on a Hot Tin Roof." The veteran actress, who has been in movies since child, has as her competition for filmland's most award: Susan Hayward, Want to Deborah Kerr "Separate Shirle; MacLaine, "Some Came Run and Rosalind Russell "Auntie Mame." THE FIVE ACTORS vying (Continued on Pg. A-6, Col. 1 that as a result of court de- cisions internal security was weakened, remedial legisla- tion be enacted by Congress. This would include a specific pronouncement of Congres- sional intention that state statutes covering sedition against the United States shall have concurrent en- forcement. That the association rec- ommend to Congress that the House of Representatives re write and adopt its basic resolution of authority for the Committee on Un-American Activities, setting forth that the purpose in creating the committee is to study the op- eration of existing laws and the requirements of further legislation. THAT THE American Bar Assn.. recommend that the House of Representatives continue to maintain a com- mittee to investigate matters relating 'to national security with particular emphasis on communist activities. That the association recom mend to Congress the prompt and careful consideration and study of recent decisions of the U. S. Supreme Court and passage of amendments to the laws involved so as to remove any doubt as to the ir.tent of Congress. Tot Puffs 5 Cigarettes Every Day PF.ORIA, III. 2- ycar-qld Peoria boy about a' month ago, picked up a lighted cigarette and. smoked it. He obviouily like something about it and the next day lie want- ed another. He got1 it. Now the little tot, Law- rence Smith, smokes five cigarettes a d ay. His mother, Mrs. Lawrence Smith, says she is worried because she can't seem.to break him .of the habit. "I've Mrs. Smith said. "But Lawrence cries and cries until he gets his cigarettes. He wants his "moke." Mrs. Smith, a divorcee who works as a waitress, said she's going to take her son to a doctor and try and find out why he likes to smoke cigarettes. Mrs. Smith, who said she doesn't smoke, added she believed Lawrence picked up the habit rrom the baby- sitter she employs for the little fellow. Mobs Hurl Stones at Workers HENDERSON, N. C. Mobs of strikers stoned coming workers plants of the strikebound Harriet Henderson cotton mills today The demonstrations followe the beating Monday midnigh of a union representative. Two mobs, of about 25C men. and women, gatherei outside the gates of the mills North Henderson and Sout Henderson plants. At 1 e a s 15 cases of stoned cars wer reported. The milling crowds were li an ugly mood over the strik that has left this textile tow a divided camp. Vance County Sheriff E. A Cottrell said his officers ha t somewhat easier with th crowd today because of higl way patrol reinforcement sent in Monday night by Go' Luther Hodges at the reque: of Mayor Carroll V. Singl ton. :'WE WOULD have been a hell of a fix if they (the 1 extra patrolmen) hadn't bee Cott rel I r e p o r t e c When the crowd saw ther they started to scatter." The beaten union man w THE MOTHER tried to substitute candy cigarettes for the real thing. But it was no go. "He just threw them aside and screamed until he got real the mother said. Lawrence doesn't light the cigarettes he smokes. That's a job for either his mother or the babysitter. 'There's a danger from fire if he lights his cigar- ettes Mrs. Smith said. Lawrence is careful with the ashes. He even carries an ash tray in his tricycle. (Continued on Pg. A-4, Col. INBOY CHARLEY BLY Automation Claims Long Beach Victim By BOB WHEARLEY Charley Ely died the other victim of auto- mation. If you were a bowler, you probably knew of thin, white-haired old guy who hung around the Boulevard Bowl, suspiciously eyeing the automatic pin potters that had cost him his job._________________ A native of Pennsylvania, Parley had. drifted west a lalf-century ago to work in he oil in Okla loma, then in California. Somewhere along the line, got his first job as a pin- boy. No one's sure just when, ut friends think it was 20 r 30 years ago. Charley liked setting pins, t gave him time for his hobby irocheting. When he wasn't busy, he'd lunch back on his perch over the pit and contentedly knit and purl. His pals knew he was an Hopes Rise for Lost Doctor Duo LITTLETON, N. H. W> A faint radio message today gave searchers hope that two doctors missing on a plane flight still are alive some- where in the rugged, snow- covered White Mountains. they'd kid crocheting. him about his CHARLEY WOULD shrug and tell 'em why: "When you get to worrying about things, just pick up the needle and floss and go to between area. Ground and air search teams today their hunt for Dr. Ralph E. Miller, 60, and Dr. Robert E. Quinn, 32, in the eight-mile Mt. Agassiz and work. By the lime you count (Continued on Pg. A-4, Col. 1) WHERE TO FIND IT Labor union chiefs voted to- day to stage mass conference of unemployed in nation's A-2. SPENCER TRACY, shown in role of grizzled fisher- man in "The Old Man and the has been nom- inated for an Oscar. Other pictures Page A-6. Marshall Reported Weak, Still Serious FT. BRAGG, N, C. WJ Gen. George C. Marshall re- mained weak and in serious condition today, with no change in condition since Monday night. Beach B-I. Hal A-ll. A-ll. C-4 (o 8. B-6, 7. A-7. Death B-2. A-10. B-3. C-l, 2, 3. Shipping Tables-Page A-6. Tides, TV, B-8. A-II. 1M, S. Your A-2. Franconia Notch. DR KARL Steady, 55, a Laconia osteopathic physician and member of the civil Air Patrol, reported he received fragments of a wireless signal Monday which read: "Agass'' and "Notch." Mt. Agassiz, some feet high, rs east of Little- ton's abandoned Lewis Air- port near where a 19-year- old girl reportedly heard a low-flying airplane Saturday. Drs. Miller and Quinn dis- appeared Saturday returning to Lebanon from a 70-mile mercy flight to'Berlin. They lad gone to Berlin to treat heart patient. TURBO TURBAN Actress Celeste Holm models hat with shape of mushroom cloud at opening of paper industry con- vention in New York. Hat, called "Turbo is of textured paper treated with melamine resin. Hat stays strong even if Photo) Fishermen Grab Plane Crash Gold RIO DE JANEIRO terprising fishermen appar- ently made off with more than worth of gold which went down when an Argentine plane crashed last June off Grande Island, 50 miles south of this capital. The plane was carrying 60 bars of gold worth about from England 'to Buenos Aires. Only 11 bars were found in the wreckage. Police believe fishermen sal- vaged the remainder and sold it to jewelers.