Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - June 30, 1959, Long Beach, California
Ikes Brush With Russ Culture in N. Y. Bruising PRESIDENT EISENHOWER shakes hands with Frol R. Kozlov, Soviet first dep- uty premier, at New York Coliseum at opening of Soviet cultural exhibit. U. S. Jet Toll at School: 16 Dead, 80 Hurt NAHA, Okinawa pilotless U. S. Air Force jet fighter hurtled into the corner of an Okinawan schoolhouse today, then sprayed fiery fragments over WASHINGTON dent Eisenhower appeared to BROWN OKS BILLION RECORD STArt BUDGET Trims Outlay for 1959-60 by Million Blue-Pencils Funds for Vets' Claims, State School Site By MORRIE LANDSBERG SACRAMENTO W) Gov. Brown today signed a record- high state budget bill totaling lie trimmed it by The state government's spending allowance for 1959- 60 exceeds the 1958-59 budg- et by 225 million dollars. That's just about the size nf Hie tax program approved by the 1959 Legislature. Brown reduced veterans claims appropriations by the state subsidy county veterans service enjoy himself thoroughly. by am, jit's something of a minor.cations for mosquito abate- !miracle if he doesn't have a Writ by few bruises today. Q Strauss uits, Ike .'Saddened' WASHINGTON L: Strauss today formally re- signed as Secretary of Com- cabinet post for which the Senate refused to confirm him. The resignation is effective at the close of business today. It was announced at the White House which made public an exchange of letters between Strauss and President Eisen- hower. Eisenhower said he was ac- cepting the resignation with personal sadness. And he again paid warm tribute to Strauss, who has been serving by'p'residential recess appoint- ment since last November. IN RESPONSE to questions from reporters, Anne ton, associate White House a residential area. The Air Force said 16 per- sons were killed, and 80 in- jured in the crash at Ishi- kawa, a city of inhabi- tants 18 miles north of Naha. All of the victims appar- ently Okinawans. Police said that 60 of the less seri- ously injured were schoolchil- dren playing in the vicinity of the school. The blazing wreckage set fire to 30 houses, in the vi- cinity. THOUSANDS rushed hys- terically to the scene after a local broadcast that 150 had been killed and 300 hurt. The milling crowds hindered the removal of the injured to hos- pitals by military ambulances. It was one of the worst military disasters since World. War II on Okinawa, biggest U.S. base in the far east. There were immediate political repercussions in Tokyo. The Japanese Social- ist Party, long critical of American administration of the former Japanese of it. said it would bring the mat- ter up in Parliament. And chances are that IN ADDITION, he blue- Kozlov, who's due here late'funds for purchase of a Uni- today, could match Eisen-ivcrsity of California campus hower one black-and-blue site at La Jolla. spot for another. However, the Kremlin official seemed to have a good time, too. The governor said he acted ,at the request of university It all happened Monday "e.sfid 'he Board the New York City lntends to where Eisenhower met Koz- ,ase the U Jo.lla pur- site out tl IIIUl lov for an hour-long available funds, tour of Russia's scientific and! Brown told newsmen that cultural exhibit. ihe was unable to make any "I think it is a very, veryjsubstantia! cuts in the budget, admirable "I commend the members hower said as he completed the Legislature for one of his visit. "1 think it is lovely. BUT DURING their tour, the two men were propelled pushed, jostled, shoved around the big exposition hall as the crowds of specta- tors and newsmen crushed in from all sides. Scores of New York po- lice, usually expert in keep- ing crowds in check, were hard put at times to stay on their own feet. The Secret Service agents especially re- sponsible for Eisenhower's security also had a rough time. And the Russians as- signed to Kozlov must have had some anxious moments. But the President and Koz- lov, who arrived from Mos- cow Sunday, smiled through D u EISENHOWER laughed LI. Gen. Robert W. Burns, (heartily at one point and as- commander of the 5th Airj Force, expressed his "deepj (Continued on Pg. A-2, Col. 4) (Continued Page A-2. Col. 7) iBlaSt Chemical no information regarding a Gen. DaVIS 'n San successor to Strauss. For the time being, the act- Receives Senate OK WASHINGTON (XP> The mg-head of the d approved pro- will be Frederick H. Mueller ,ltion of M Gen. I h e underecretary of com- jamjn Q Davjs Jr NegrQ Ajr Force officer, to the tempo- rary rank of major general. Davis is the first of his race to reach that rank in the armed services. His father merce. The Senate, after lengthy controversy, voted 49-46 in Ihe early hours of June 19 to reject the nomination of the tightes! budgets in the state's he said. AS SIGNED, it contains in general-fund appropriations, in reserves and in special funds. It is higher than the amount originally asked by the new governor in January. However, most ol the increase represents addi- tional funds for the state water program recommended by Brown. In all, the budget carries 83 million dollars to finance sur- veys and rights of way for water development. Finance Director Bert Levit said that even if the gov- ernor signs several appropri- ation bills, including a 9-mil- lion-dollar pension measure, there will still be a surplus close to 10 million dollars. t BROWN RETAINED S298, 350 in the budget to permit the state to continue its pres- ent veterans' service con The was SAN DIEGO Mission Chemical Co. ripped by an explosion short- ly before noon today, police said. HOME The Southland's Finest Evening Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 1959 30 PAGES PRICE 10 CENTS TELKFIIOIST: HEs-nei Vol. LXXII-No. 127 CLASSIFIED HE 2-5959 EDITION (Six Editions Daily) COLLAR FOR CURIOUS KITTY This kitten lapping milk from a pan offered by Patrolman Walter Holtz in Baltimore, acquired his giant-sized collar when he poked his head through a hole in a wooden garbage can lid. Officer Holtz took cat and col- lar to a lumber yard where he was carefully freed by hammer and chisel. First reports were that one man was injured. The cause of the blast was not known immediately. tracts with veterans' organ- izations until next Jan. 1. Thereafter, he said, the work will be carried out by! the State Department of Vet- erans Affairs. Firemen were called to Nixon Biog Hit as Lies by Warren WASHINGTON Earl Mazo today described as accurate a report that Chief Justice Earl Warren in a per- sonal exchange had taken angry exception to parts of Mazo's hook about Vice Presi- dent Richard M. Nixon. In answer to questions, he confirmed that at one point in the discussion at a cocktail party Warrenn called him al "damned liar." Warren was reported tog feel that the bonk promoted Nixon at Warren's expense. The chief justice himself had no comment. HOWEVER, Mazo said the whole affair was really "just a misunderstanding because he hadn't read the book." The writer said that after things cooled down he and Warren had a long talk and parted good friends with a cordial invitation from Warren to visit him. In answer to questions, Mazo specifically confirmed FORGOTTEN FORTUNES One Man Refuses to Accept Rebate One man listed in today's "Forgotten Fortune" col- umn will not become excited should he see his name. He is an exception. Internal Revenue Service spokesmen at Los Angeles said his refund check was delivered by was promptly sent back to the IRS. This man will not accept a overpayment. His reason? "It's'yours, not mine." The governor had that at one point Warren told mended abolishing state out- lays for the veterans' serv- him: "You are a damned liar. Ex-Husband Slays L. A. Couple, Self LOS ANGELES quiet Los Angeles apartment house was turned into a scene of horror today as a North Hollywood man shot and killed his ex-wife and her husband and then took his own life. Dead were Elmer Adam Engel, 46, a salesman, of North Hollywood; Mrs. Geog- ia Perkins, 40, and her hus- band, Thomas, 60, a drafts- man, of Los Angeles. Police said Engel shot ices. He said he has always fight a two-alarm blaze the building. Strauss for the cabinet post, was a brigadier general. Referring to the criticism! of Strauss in the S e n a t Y, Eisenhower wrote him: I-------------------------------------________________ ''I have frequently ex- pressed by conviction that ihe charges leveled against you were totally unjustified. These could have destroyed a less sturdy individual. felt the prosecution of vet (Continued Page A-2, Col. 6) j Firing Mean Hose, Woman Fights Old Debbil Trucks, Clouds of Dust is a dishonest account to pro mote Nixon." v THAT WAS REPORTED as Warren's rejoinder to a con- Perkins in the head in the It hallway outside the second- floor apartment of the couple. He then entered the apart- ment, locked the door and fired a bullet through the woman's heart. A 1956 ATiNER, D. S., Service Cnfi USNS, Long Beach. B 1352-1953 BURKE, Grace C., 9528 S. Walker St., Anaheim. BURKE, C. M., 1D06 W. Hil St., Long Beach. BURKE, Alma T., 2030 Gram mercy, Torrance. BURCE, E. T. R. V., 201 N Beacon, San Pedro. BUNCH, Herbert L., 18616 S Figueroa, Gardena. BUONO, Regina M., 865 W 26th St., San Pedro. BUNEH, Delmer J., 6581 Grand Ave., Buena Park. BUIE, Oro J., 1417 Lemon Ave., Long Beach. BUFORD, M. W., 1163 E. I9th St., Long Beach. C 1952-1953 CLARK, Vclda, 1048 E. 7th St., Long Beach. CROW, H. D. P. C., 1236 (Continued Page A-5, Col. 3) Ike OKs Hike in Interest on Vet Loans Bill Also Provides Million in Direct Home Loans WASHINGTON dent Eisenhower today signed legislation providing for 100 million dollars in direct loans for veterans' housing and boosting interest rates on vet- erans' mortgages. The loans will be made 'by the Veterans Administration to veterans unable to obtain reasonable financing else- where. On home loans made through normal channels, the Veterans Administration guarantees repayment. The new law raises from to per cent the inter- est rate on direct and gua'r- anteed loans. Congress had favored .a larger loan fund. The House once approved 300 million dollars and the Senate 150 they scaled down the amount in the face of veto threats.. V IN SIGNING the bill, the President said in a statement that the old interest ceiling of 4% per cent was making guaranteed loans to veterans less and less attractive to in- vestors and causing private lending institutions to put their funds elsewhere. Without the increase to 514 per cent, the President said, eligible veterans "would virtually unable to obtain the benefits of Veterans Admin- istration loans guaranteed by the government." As to the direct loans, Eisenhower said the veterans administrator will exercise maximum caution in making them "until it can be deter- mined whether the increase in the allowable interest rate for guaranteed loans will draw sufficient private capital to that program." tcntion from Mazo that he Engel next turned the .32- had written an objective, caliber revolver on himself honest report of political fired a bullet into his fairs involving Nixon and right temple. Warren. Warren's complaint, in part, was reported to have "BUT I KNOW that in your heart you cannot fail to take w'ith you, as you leave office, a profound satisfaction in the extraordinary services you have rendered to the coun- try, and which, over r'ne years have been acclaimed hy eminent leaders in American life. "Certainly you will clearly have the admiration, respect and affection of your close associates in government. To them you have typified pat- riotism, diligence and wis- dom, as you have borne the responsibilities devolving upon you in the several posts of tcust that you have oc- cupied." SEATTLE formed in a raincoat and with a steady hand on the nozzle, Mrs. Ellen Owen is a one-woman army in a running water battle against big construction trucks and their swirling clouds of dust. "Progress said Mrs. Owen, drawing a head on a passing truck with her garden hose. stream of water bent "splat" against the side of the truck. The driv- er flung up an arm and ducked away. As the ve- hicle roared out of range, he wiped his face with a rag. "It's this said Mrs. Owen, moving back some from her firing position at the edge of the curb. "All day, all night, I sweep dust. On the furniture, on the steps, on the floor, on the windows. "Sometimes it's this she said holding her thumb and forefinger' a quarter of an inch apart. Across the street heavy equipment dug away at huge holes for the base of piers to support an ele- vated section of super high- way that will one day. he part of a freeway. Trucks carry away the dirst. t MOST OF THEM have to drive past Mrs. Owen's house. "I call the city. I call the contractors. But still there's this dust and noise." Mrs. Owen, who fled Germany 19 years ago as the rumble and dust of Adolf Hitler's troops, spread in Europe, is deter- mined to do battle for the home in her adopted land. Some of the drivere joke with Mrs. Owen. Some of them get angry at' being targets in a sort of hydro- stalic trapshoot. One of them cursed her the other day. But through smiles and snarls, "splat" goes the water. been that the hook represent- ed Nixon as the victor over WHERE TO FIND IT The United States winds up its 1959 fiscal year today with Warren in the 1950 Califor- thc biggest peacetime budget ma political contest in in history. Story on Helen Gahagan Douglas ran A-3. for senator against Nixon and James Roosevelt opposed Warren for governor. Nixon defeated Mrs. Douglas and Warren won the guberna-- torial election. Weather- Low clouds and local fog late tonight and early Wednesday, but mostly sunny Wednes- day. Slightly warmer Wednesday. Maximum temperature by noon to- day: 75. Beach B-l. Hal B-7. B-7. D-l to C-4, 5. B-8. Death B-2. B-6. B-3. Shipping A-5. C-l, 2, 3. A-4. Tides, TV, D-8. B-7. B-4, 5. Your A-2. INSTRUCTIONS If your name appears in today's list, DO NOT Internal Revenue Service (Refund Dept.) 312 N. Spring St. Los Angeles, Calif. Write a letter provid- ing enough information to properly identify your- self as the person to whom a check has been issued but never de- livered. The information should include the ap- proximate amount you believe is owed to you, your Social Security number, an old bill or statement" giving the name and address the IRS last had for you and, if possible, a carbon copy of your return, Also give the year un- der which your name ap- pears in the lists. 2 Find Boy's Body Turning in Washer OKLAHOMA CITY UP} Two horrified women today discovered the remains of a child's body rotating in a self- service laundry washer. The condition of the body prevented immediate identifi- cation. Detective E. B. Meals said it had not been determined whether the boy had been placed into the washer or had fallen inside and the door shut on him, starting the ma- chine into action He said the machine had been used for a long period and it was possible it started when the door shut. Nor- mally, the machine won't start until money is inserted into a slot. i Meals said the youngster was between the ages of 4 jand 6. A young boy in' the neighborhood had been re- ported missing, but officers were not certain he was the victim. Derailment Causes Loss of Million KENTON, Ohio cars of a fast Railroad freight derailed on S. Main St. here today caus- ing damage estirrmdrd by jfreight agent at two milliom Idollars. No one was injured.