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Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - March 18, 1959, Long Beach, California TRIANGLE SETS OFF DUEL 2 SLAM NEW UK FOR L. B. CHILD Minutes of Surgery Corrects Human Heart HOME The Finest Evening Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 1959 Vol. UXU-No. 38 PRICE 10 CENTS CLASSIFIED HE 2-5959 EDITION (Six Editions Daily) A TECHNICIAN primes heart-lung machine with fresh blood from Red Cross blood bank during heart operation 'on child at St. Mary's ANN KORICK Today She Has a New Heart it Row THIS WAS THE SCENE in_St, Mary's Hospital as a medical team, using special equipment, performed'.operation to repair defective heart of a child. Says Mrs. Duncan Wrote Bed Checks VENTURA Elizabeth Duncan wrote a check to buy an apartment house in when she had less than in (he bank, witnesses Macmillan in Ottawa for Talks Bv Associated Press British Prime Minister Mac- millan, on his way to talks with President Eisenhower, today urged the Western pow- ers to frame a united policy on Germany based on "firm principles combined with readiness to negotiate." Macmillan arrived in Ot twa by plane from London Before leaving Thursday foi Washington he will fill in Prime Minister John Diefen baker and other Canadian of ficials on his Berlin crisi talks in Moscow with Sovie Premier Khrushchev. 'Macmillan plans to see' ail ing U. S. Secretary of Stat Dulles at Walter Reed Hospi tal before he meets with Ei senhower. 4 DIEFF.NBAKER and nthe officials were on hand in Ot twa to greet Macmillan, wh led off his remarks with tribute to Canadian Foreig Secretary Sidney Smith, wh died unexpectedly Tuesday. The British governmen leader said it was general! accepted that East-West ne gotiations on Germany mus take place this summer. Speaking first in Englis and switching later to Frenc Macmillan said he went t Moscow to feel out th ground, and he believed had attained success. Western negotiations wit the Russians over Germany appeared a certainty, but the prospects for a German set- tlement emerging from the (Continued on Pg. A-4, Col. 5) his probing of what he ailed her lurid past. The jury must decide the enalty on Mrs. Duncan's onviction of murder. s SATRIANO SAID she sked him to marry her at leir first meeting, promising im a life of ease because of vealth she had inherited iatriano said they were wed nd she said she would buy a apartment house aid today. Her husband at the time, eorge Satriano, was called i the witness stand by Dist tty. Roy Gustafson as parl By BEN ZINSER For an hour and 37 minutes a team of doctors worked on a defective human heart here one day last week while a me- chanical device functioned as the patient's heart and lungs In a St. Mary's Hospital operating room crowded with a 12-member medical team and worth of special equipment, the surgical spot- light was on a 37-pound child. Little Ann Korick, years old, was the life they sought o protect. Since birth Ann, daughter f Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Korick, 24U3 Marbella Ave, Wilmington, has had three strikes against her: 1. A hole between the two ower chambers of her heart. When doctors opened up her surgery's forbidden country until :ound a hole the size of a sil- ver dollar. 2. An underdeveloped pul- Signs Bill for Hawaii's Entry Into Union WASHINGTON Eisenhower today signed the bill to make Hawaii the 50th state. With the bill's signing, Hawaii could, by taking fast action get officially into the union by next July. This woulc be in time to send members to the present session o" Congress. October is more likely, how- ever. It took six months to add Alaska's 49th star to the flag on Jan. 3. Territorial G o v William n San Mateo manage. But a for him to real estate man ailed to the stand said the check she wrote as deposit bounced, and the dea 'ell through. A bank officia estified that the maximum amount of money in Mrs Duncan's account during period was SATRIANO, 51, a type- writer repairman, told how he and Mrs. Duncan were driv- ng his Chevrolet one day in 1952 when they decided to buy a Cadillac. "What happened to the asked Gutafson. Satriano laughed so hard he couldn't answer. The judge laughed. So did Gustafson, and Mrs. Duncan. The judge had to call a recess to restore order. monary valve. This valve, be- tween the lower right chamber and the pulmonary artery, was narrower than it should be. placing a strain on the heart. 3. A too-small o u 11 e 1 chamber for the jower right heart chamber. This further complicated circulatory prob- lems. ANN IS WHAT doctors call a "blue baby." Her blood was mproperly oxygenated be- cause of the. heart defects As a result, her skin had a iluish tinge. Today, Ann has a new Quinn has 30 days after for- mal notification of the Pres- ident's approval in which to issue a proclamation of elec- tions. The primary must be held no less than 60 nor more than 90 days after the proclama- tion. The general election must come no later than 40 days after the primary. EISENHOWER'S proclama- tion making Hawaii the 50th state will come after the elec- tion results are officially certi- fied. There is no fixed time limit on the presidential'ac- tion. Final congressional action on the admission of Hawaii came March 12 in a 323-89 House vote. The Senate voted 76-15 a day earlier. Eisenhower got the bill March 13 but used only four of the 10 days he had for signing or vetoing. Sundays don't count. Tiny Cruiser Adrift 16 Hours Saved 3 Aboard Bring Help With Last of 16 Hand Flares A tiny outboard cruiser carrying three persons was rescued in the Catalina Chan- nel early today after it had Firing Squads Kill Eight More Cubans HAVANA UPl Firing squads today shot eight more Cubans convicted as war criminals by revolutionary tribunals. This brought to 434 the unofficial total of execu- tions since the revolutionary regime came to power Jan. 1 Retailers Say Easter Sales Up NEW YORK (m Rising >rosperity, a booming stock market and a return to fash- ions that flatter the fema.Ie form are putting new life into the 'nation's Easter retail rade this year. So say many of the mer- chants, bankers and Chamber of Commerce, officials inter- viewed by the Associated Press in a coast-to-coast sur- vey of Easter shopping trends. "Business is shaping up says an execu- tive of a big department store on Chicago's busy State St. 'Easter sales are far ahead of last year." "People are spending with more said Rich heart, thanks to medical sci- ence. And she has ushered in a new era of surgery in Long 3each. Because of a device known as a heart-lung machine, di- rect-vision surgery on the human heart, without haste, now is possible in Long Beach. ft 6 4 A HEART-LUNG machine (Continued on Pg. A-5, Col. 2) Weather- Mostly dear except for high clouds through Thursday. Some late night and early morning fog. Slightly cooler. In addition to electing a (Continued on Pg. A-4, Col. 6) Top Student Found Dead at Rediands REDLANDS tffl A bril- liant University of Rediands student died at a hospital Tuesday night, several hours after fellow students found him unconscious on the floor of his dormitory room. An autopsy has been ord- ered to determine the cause of death of Michael Hawkes, 18, a biochemistry student from Hemet. Police said a foul odor sur- rounded Hawkes' body. They said the same odor was dis- covered among some crystals in a bottle in his room. They are being analyzed along with the victim's stomach con tent Hawkes was reportedly warned by university teach- ers to avoid certain tests until additional experimentation had been conducted. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Hawkes, are on a ship, en route to Honolulu. ard H. Rich, president ol Mich's Department Store, At anta. "BUSINESS is ixults Cyril Magnin, presiden of Joseph Magnin's, a San 'rancisco w o m en's store 'They didn't buy last spring >ecause of resentment agains he chemise. But they're mak ng up for it now." "We don't have the chemisi with us this year, which think is a a Seattli retailer comments. drifted helplessly for 16 hours. The skipper of the boat, Darwin Glenn, 45, of 9512 Orange Ave., Anaheim, was desperately waving the last of 16 hand flares when his signal was spotted by an of- ficer of the Japanese freighter Taian Maru. Glenn, his wife. Donna, 43, nd Glenn's cousin, George ansen, 45, had left Avalon arbor shortly after noon uesday. Several miles out, the ruiser's outboard motoi onked out. e IT WAS sort of a miser ble said Glenn. "We ad no our onlj xxl was some sandwiches. "Every time we thought aw another boat, we'd ligh flare and wave it. "Thank God they saw ou ast flare, or we'd be drifting :t." The Taian Maru, a K Lim reighter bound for here fron uaymas, Mexico, picked u] assengers and boat at .m. and brought them to Lo Angeles Harbor. Lemnitzer 'icked Army Staff Chief Triangle Bursts Into Gun Battle, 2 LA. Men Die HOLLYWOOD men died in a bedroom n battle today which police said broke out after.qfle ed to interfere in a love triangle involving the other. Killed were Barney Silva, 35, part-owner of three is Angeles restaurants, and Jack Sorin, 47-year-old zz musician. Investigators said the shoot- 35 took place in a house at 9 N. Cower St. that was rited recently by Mrs. Doro- 55 AT NIGHT Day Speed Limit Ends in Montana HELENA, Mont Montana has abolished its daytime highway speed limit of 65 miles an hour. Motorists now are re quired only to drive at a "reasonable" speed during day hours. The night speed of 55 miles remains in ef- fect. Patrol officials said Mon- tana now is the only west- ern state not having a day time speed limit. WASHINGTON dent Eisenhower today nom nated Gen. Lyman L. I.em nitzer to be the new chief o staff of the Army in succe. sion to Gen. Maxwell D. Tay or. Lemnitzer has been vie chief of staff since July 195 The White House said Taylo las requested that he not b renamed to another term. H present term expires June 3 The President reappointe the other top members of th joint chiefs as follows: Gen. Nathan F. Twinin chairman of the Joint Chie of Staff. His present two-ye term expires Aug.' 15. Adm. Arleigh A. Burk chief of naval operations, f a third term of two years en ing in August 1961. Gen. Thomas D; Whii chief of staff of the Air For for two years beyond ne June 30. y Chester, 38. Mrs. Chester, identified as e central figure in the dis- ute, is the wife of Simon hester, wealthy Los Angeles oduce dealer. SHE TOLD police that orin was her cousin and hac cen living at Jhe Chester ome in Los Angeles for sev- al years. Detective Sgt. Robert Beck .id Mrs. Chester had been :parated from her husba'nc ir several weeks and that orin came to her newly rent- 1 house here late Tuesday ght to urge her to return i Chester. The detective said Sorin ridently carried two weapon Mauser automatic and a 8-caliber gfivi p one of them in a scuffli ith Silva. He then produced the othei nd the two men dueled to tin ealh, Beck said. Officers said Mrs. Chester': usband told them Sorin, ii is presence, once accusei drs. Chester of having an af air with Silva. 9 THEY SAID when Sorin rst appeared at the hous 'uesday night, Mrs. Cheste efused to admit him. She did inally, when Sorin told he hat her 17-year-old daughte was ill. This apparently wa ruse to gain admittance. Inside, officers said, Sorii jegan berating Mrs. Cheste or her relationship with Si He struck her, officer aid, and Silva came to he id. The gun battle resultec Police said Silva had calle in Mrs. Chester before Sori arrived. Silva's new car wa iarkcd in the driveway. O icers said a large amount o ash and in check was found on his body, e a SILVA ALSO went by th name of Barnett Silver, polic said. In New York police sa a Barney Silver, 35, was fine for bookmaking in 194 arrested on forgery and gran arceny charges in 1948 an 1949 and both times placi on probation; sentenced to year and a day in prison California in 1956 for inte state transportation of stol checks. Photographs indicated th the man with the police re ord probably was the Los A geles restaurateur, althou the New York Stale Corre tion Department's photogra] owed Silver with a mus- che. Silver formerly lived in e Bronx. An earlier report that the olneh had paced off in the aditional fashion of dueling Continued on Pg. A-4, Col. 8) DOROTHY CHESTER Saw Gun Fight BARNEY SILVA Killed in Duel WHERE TO FIND IT A partisan showdown on a >roposal to ban the death lenalty looms in the State See Page A-20. Beach B-l. Hal A-15. A-J5. C-6 lo II. B-IO, 11. A-I3. Death B-2. A-14. B-3. Shipping C-5. C-I, 2, 3, 4. A-24, 25. Tides, TV, C-12. Vital C-5, A-15. B-4 (o Your A-2. ;