Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - July 27, 1959, Long Beach, California
HE, RICKOVER BARRED FROM CLOSE .LOOK AT RUSS ATOMIC ICEBREAKER CHARGE NIXON GETTING RUN-AROUND BACK WITH A SMILE Fidel Castro waves and smiles at a crowd of about a million supporters cheering him.wildly in Ha- vana Sunday. Castro announced his return as Cuba's prime minister. Right is a Castro Castro Cheered Back Into Reign, Warns America Fight Man's Home Fired by Arsonist 'Jackie .Leonard Victim of Second Blaze in 2 Weeks ANGELES A flash fire broke out late Sun- day, night in the home of box- ing" promoter Jackie Leonard, who on June 3 said he was beaten after receiving threats rom underworld figures try- ng to muscle into boxing. Leonard said he and his wife, Jeanne, and two women visitors were watching tele- vision when the fire started in a front bedroom. "I called the fire depart- ment and aison squad in- Leonard said. "I threw several pans of water on the fire and was able to get it out before they ar- rived." ARSON investigators said the tension screen on the bed- room window had been pried open and the curtains set afire with a match. The fire charred walls, woodwork and furniture. Damage was estimated at Leonard said that a few minutes before the blaze was discovered, his sister-in-law, Lucille Fox, saw a car drive by the house without lights. HOME The Fineil Evening Newt paper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., MONDAY, JULY 27, 1959 Vol. 150 PRICE 10 CENTS 34 PAGES TELEPHONE CLASSIFIED HE EDITION (Six Editions Daily) HAVANA Fidel swept back the Cuban premiership as expected, by an enormous popu: lar demonstration, served notice Sunday night he. will he friends with the United States only if the United States doesn't get in his way. The spectacular crowd estimated at nearly a mil- lion cheered wildly as he told them he would ;bow. to "the wilr of the people" and resume office. The demon- stration again underscored that the hearded, 32-year- old revolutionary leader is Cuba's new strong .man. The vast sea of humanity ent up reverberating cheers s Castro by inference told )ff critics in the United He asserted that Cuba is not a protectorate or colony of any other country but a ree sovereign nation and "we lave to account to no One Dead, Two Lost in Canyon GRAND CANYON, (AP) Nalional Park rang- ers pressed a search today for two persons missing and be- lieved injured in the depths of the rugged Grand Canyon. The body of a youth iden- tified as Walter J. Mahaney Jr., 16, of Savannah, companion of the missing pair found Sunday. Rangers said Mahaney died of exposure and lack of water on a rugged, twisting trail al the bottom of the gorge while apparently seeking help for his Catholic priesi identified as the Rev. Eugene A. Cavigan and Mason Owens 16, both of Savannah. THE THREE HIKED Into the canyon Friday. The search began Saturday after tourists on the south rim reporter hearing calls for help from deep in the.gorge. Mahaney, rangers scrawled a note in the sand along the Colorado River in-j dicating his companions had been injured. His body was found about a half mile from the message. Authorities expressed doubt Ihe missing pair, if injured, could long survive without water in the bottom of the mile-deep canyon, where tem- peratures soar as high as 120 degrees during the summer. It was nol known what provi sions the trio carried on Ihe hike. The three had been camp- ing at Desert View on the south rim. LEONARD SAID this was the second incident at his home in the last two weeks. On July 12, he said, a gallon can half, full of gasoline was found on the front.porch of his 'home. He said gasoline had been splashed on the window sill and side of the house. Leonard was found .uncon- scious in his garage last June 3. He said two men had at- tacked him. After an.investi- expressed the opinion Leonard had blacked out and injured himself in a fall. THE KHRUSHCHEV'S AND THEIR GUESTS Russian leaders and their wives pose with Vice President and .Mrs. Richard Nixon and Dr. MilLon Eisen- hower during visit Sunday to the country home of Premier Nikita Khrushchev near Moscow. Buck row (from Khrushchev; First Dcp. Premier Frol Kozlov; Nixon; First Dep. Premier Anastas Mikoyan; and Dr. Eisenhower, brother of the President. The women (from left) nre Mrs. Mikoyan; Mrs. Kozlov; Mrs. Nixon, and Mrs. Wirephoto via radio from Moscow.) 'SILENT FOR 6 HOURS Earlier, Leonard had told the California Athletic Com- mission that underworld fig- ures Frankie Carbo and Frank Blinky Palermo- had threat- ened him in an attempt to gel1 a part of the contract of world welterweight champion Don Jordan. 750 Battle North Calif, west Fire By United Press International The biggest forest fire of e summer, acres CASTRO SAID Cuba wants o be friends with all nations but cannot be with those 'who offend .us, who. insult is and who nor any vested 'interest which tries to "impose itself on the destiny of our people." But in 2y2 hours of talk, 'astro failed to mention communism by name at pll. He referred to it only ob- liquely, when hitting at 'his critics, but apparently did Jnpt feel it necessary to deny (heir charges that he is letting the Reds influence his govern- ment. Uptown Havana's vast Civ- ica Plaza was packed with the shouting, cheering throng. Castro told, it emotionally that from now on the "svm bo! of our revolution will be the the long, sharp Page A-4, Col. 3) Evacuating Village in Fire's Path ST. BERNARD DF.S LACS Que. entire popula- tion was ordered today to abandon this small Gaspe vil- lage in the face of a raging forest fire. The order was given after the flames destroyed four or five farm buildings on the outskirts of the remote com rhunity, 350 miles northeas of Quebec. 51 was not immediate! known how many people o homes were the blaze. threatened b. Weather- Low clouds and fog late tonight and early Tuesday. Mostly sunny late Tuesday morning and Tuesday afternoon. Slightly cooler. Maxi- mum temperature by noon today: 76. NUMBERS Get in the Social Security Game! Know your Social Security number? Then get in The Independent, Press-Telegram Lucky Numbers game. Write or prjnt your name, address and Social Securi- ty number on a post card. 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Ripley in Red- re is in the Shasta-Trinity Cars, Trees Smashed; Jail Driver Leaving a string of smashed cars, felled trees and ripped lawns in his wake, a motorist noisily awakened a Los Altos neighborhood this morning. Police arrested Richard Francis Miller, 33, of 701G ng said officials had esti- Rendina St., and hooked him latcd the loss of the mature for driving and hit-run mber alone at The driving. accident Atherton alional Forest. He said 750 fire fighters, ncluding 200 Zuni and Hop! ndians from Arizona and ew Mexico reservations, rere battling the blaze Sun ay, a radio appeal in Redding or volunteers netted 81 area csidents for the fire lines. THE AREA WAS described s a mountainous, primitive rea with no houses or other [Continued Page A-4, Col. 5) events The chain started of on Lloyd, Russ Envoy Talk Berlin Deal GENEVA (AP) British 'preign Secretary 'Selwyn; .loyd was reported lo have sounded out Foreign Minister Andrei A. Gromkyo today on whether Russia will make any cut in its terms for a 3crlin deal. Lloyd held a luncheon con- erence with Gromyko which lasted more than two hours. As the East-West confer- ence went inlo its ninth week schedule of talks also called for strategy consultations among (he Western foreign ministers _ and a secret Big St. at Studebaker Rd. A bus jench was smashed. a THE STATION WAGON of Frederick's. J. Hancock II, 7110 Atherton St., was smashed into his garage door and both were damaged. Two trees were uprooted at the home of Millon C. Eber hart, 47, of 1725 Studebaker Rd. A flower bed in the front yard of !717 Studebaker Rd was extensively damaged. The motorisl drove off and started a new accident se- Mrs. Nixon, Other Wives at Meeting LENINGRAD Mrs. Richard M. Nixon described today how she and four other women sat and "didn't siiy a word" for close to six hours while her husband and Premier Nikita S. Khrushchev held their dinner [able con- ference Sunday. "It's the flrsl lime I've heard of nny serious conver- sation al a dinner admitted Mrs. Nixon, who is a veteran a( such affairs. She had been at formal state dinners at the White House, embassy affairs, and high level social occasions all over [he world, THE VICE wife reported the Nixons did not know in advance Khrushchev would not be al the Khrushchev country home himself during their overnight stay. When Ihcy. arrived at the dacha overlooking the Moscow River a half-hour drive from Moscow, they were met by a manager of thu house. Khrushchev and his wife spent the night at their Moscow apnrtinent and drove down shortly after noon. Mrs. Nixon said the wives of the three Russian lead- ers, Mrs. Khrushchev, Mrs. Anastas I. Mikoyan mid Mrs. Frol R. Koztov, agreed that the discvission they heard was "very enlightening." comment nbout the dacha visit citmc while she made a'scries of sightseeing trips in Leningrad. Soviet Lifts Secrecy, but With Limits YP in Lening'rad After 6-Hour Talk With Khrushchev LENINGRAD Rus- sians lifted their sfecrecy cur- tain a bit today and let'Vice President Richard M. Nixon have an hour-long look at their atomic icebreaker Lenin.' But Vice Adm. Hyman Rick- over, father of the American atomic submarine and a mem- ber of the Nixon party, told newsmen "We are getting the run-around. 1 want to see the inside." He was left waiting mpntiently for an answer to lis request. Nixon and Rickover were given a chance to inspect the irize icebreaker from lop to Dottom, but were kept at long range when it came to the three reactors which are to supply the power. They were allowed for nbout two minutes on a cat- walk in the reactor room high above the reactors themselves. Rickover said that at Ih'nt dis- tance no one could see any- thing, and he requested a closer look. THE REACTORS were in- active, though the Russians told Nixon they will be run- ning at full power before October. After inspecting the ice- breaker, the vice president told applauding shipyard workers, "We must work to- gether to break the ice." The vice president and his party flew to this second largest city of the Soviet Union to begin a five-day swing that will take them to parts of'Western Siberia. Nixon told an airport crowd he and Soviet Premier Khrushchev hud many differ- ences in their six-hour talk at Khrushchev's country lomc Sunday.but they agreed on one world dlf- erences "must be settled at ho conference table and not on the battlefield.." Nixon backed up Rickover n his demands to see more of the atomic icebreaker. In swapping champagne, toasts ahonrd ship, Nixon suggested that Rickover be allowed to nake nn additional two-hour (Continued Page A-l, 6) WHERE TO FrND IT Check the name may be among those entitled to in income tax re- funds. Forgotten Fortune on A-12. 12 on Burning Oil Rig Leap Into GuK NEW ORLEANS 2nd Baby Suffocates in Small Idaho City SANDPOINT, Idaho quence in the vicinity Drokc oul on an 3-monlh-old baby Pageantry St. and Palo Verde 35 ofr the coast Sun-isuffocatcd in a plastic bag day night and the 12 men on here today, the second'such Ave. it leaped into the Gulf of Mexico. .One drowned. A PARKED CAR and sta- tion wagon belonging to Ted Slclton, 2854 Palo Verde Avc., _ __ __ _ were smashed. A tree was STRANGE knocked down at 6102 Pag- eantry St. Al 3074 Palo Verde Avc., a car belonging to John J. Jhcermn was hit. A tire from he rampaging automobile fell off the rim al this point, but he motorist kepi He hit a parked car al 3000 3alo Verde Ave., Jumped lhe; curb, mowed down a palm tree and stopped inches from the house. victim in this town of in less than a week.. Bench B-l. Hul A-15. A-15. C-4 lo 9. B-6, 7. A-l I. A-M. Shipping A-10. C-l lo 4. A-12. Tides, TV, C-10. A-15. B-4, 5. DOINGS AT PARSON'S HOME Four session at the day. the end of WHEN THE LUNCHEON at Lloyd's residence ended Gromyko was asked whether Ihere was any progress to ward agreement. He replied pointing to Lloyd, "you hac better ask the minister." Lloyd had no comment. Bible Flies, Mirrors Break The householder, Wesley M. Axson, 23, ran out and slopped Miller as he was at- tempting lo get he told police, Neighbors .assisted Axson until (he arrival of officers. Chiang Forces, Reds in ArHMcry iattfe TAIPEI W5 Nation allsis and Communists clashed today in a spirited artillery bailie at ihc north ern end of Formosa Strait, BLUE MOUNTAIN, Miss. OP) doings have been reported at the Tippah County home of Negro preacher Willis Booth and scores of curious neighbors swarmed to the house to sec for themselves. They found overturned furniture, shattered mirrors and gen- eral disorder. But here's Booth's own account of a heclic Sunday morning. "ABOUT 10 o'clock I heard a little rattle and a piece of gravel fell down near me. I thought it was a ral In the. rafiers. Then some gravel flew and knocked out a piece of the window. "Then we begin lo know it wasn't no rat." Booth said a mirror over the fireplace shattered and large pieces of furniture be- gan turning over. "One of the dressers fell and the drawers fell out, then another dresser fell and broke all them Booth said, re- ferring to several glasses on the mantle which were smashed. The disturbance inter- rupted the preacher's prep- aration for his sermon. When he sat down to read his Bible, Booth said, "The Book just lifted itself up, flew around the room, and landed on the bed." He the pages flut- tered over and stopped at a chapter of Revelations. Booth said two olher Bibles behaved the same way and still another fell open to a Chapter in Isaiah. 4 BOOTH QUOTED his wife, in the kitchen, as say- ing the stove "raise up and let down" several times, and that his young grand- son had trouble with a wash basin. The boy reportedly filled the basin twice, but each lime the obstinate re- ceptacle overturned and spilled the water. To cap the chain of mys- terious shenanigans, Booth said: "My hat rose up and got on my head just like I wears it."