Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - March 19, 1959, Long Beach, California
K AGREES TO TALKS ON GERMANY Stresses Plea 7press H O M E or End of NJXON GREETS MACMILLAN .Vice President Richard Nixon extends a hand in greeting as British Prime f. Minister Harold Macmillan leaves his plane today at National Airport, Wash- ington. The British visitor arrived for high level talks on Berlin Ask Ike to Send Federal Troops in Coal Walkout PIKEVfLLE, Ky. operators involved in strike petitioned President Eisenhower today foj' federal troops to restore order in eastern Kentucky. jiThe telegram, signed by Joseph Lewis, said resi- dents of Perry, Knott, Letcher and Pike counties "live inf mortal fear of their lives because of intimidation by ttje United Mine Workers union." a Lexington atlor- Macmillan Arrives for Ike Parleys Decimation Recognizes U. S. Rights, Obligations, Soviet Chief Says By HENRY SHAPIRO MOSCOW (UPI) Soviet 'remier Nikita S. Khrushchev oday accepted the West's in- vitation to a foreign minis- ters conference on Germany May 11. But he urged full- scale talks by all World War II allies to write a final peace treaty with Germany. Khrushchev made it known at an unusual Kremlin press conference that the Soviet Union will be represented in the Big Four negotiations urged by President Eisen- hower in a radio-television address Monday. xeptance even before he invitation had been re- ceived officially. The West- ern powers still are drafting new round of diplomatic notes to Moscow. Press reports said May 11 was the date the West had in mind. The notes were expected to name Geneva as the site foi a foreign ministers gathering The Southland's finest Evening Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 1959 Vol. 39 PRICE 10 CENTS CLASSIFIED HE 2-5959 PAGES TELEPHONE HE 5-1161 EDITION (Six Editions Daily! Hunt for Kidnaper of 3 Children, Mom THE SOVIET premier pu main emphasis, however, on ja plea for a final WASHINGTON UPI Brit-jtreaty with East and Wes sh Prime Minister HaroldiGermany and the ending o Macmillan, arriving for talks the occupation of West Her ney, asked that the operators be given a chance to present personally their case to Eisen- hower. He.said appeals to county officials and to Gov. A. B. Chandler for assistance have failed. Look1 AtlqsFired, fizzles Out ;WASHINGTON UP) The Air Force fired a "new-look" Atlas missile from Cape Ca- naveral Wednesday night but it: developed trouble and fell of the planned inter- with President called today for western poli- cies that "combine firmness and reasonableness" in nego- ,in by British, French an ,U. S.' troops. In notes March 2 the Sovie Union agreed in principle t a foreign ministers conferenc tiations with Russia on it was implied that a man problems. summit meeting must follow. "I am Mactnil- On Monday, Eisenhower Ian told Vice President Nixon Wednesday, Chandler re-and other U..S. officials who iected a request that National iuardsmen be dispatched to the coalfields, explaining state police have the situation in hand. cciijtibental-range flight. jAll- indications were that TODAY said Lewis' telegram "is just some- thing, in my opinion, to get publicity. It is the height of publicity." UMW officials were un- available for comment. Lewis said that "unless re- lief in the form of protection is granted, over citi- zens will be destitute and on relief." The UMW strike for a met him at the airport, "that the Soviet leaders realize that they like we have a common interest in avoiding war." What he and Foreign Secre tary Selwyn Lloyd achieved on their trip to Moscow re- cently, he said, was Soviet endorsement of the principle of resolving differences be- ween nations by negotiation; and not by force. This is a worth-while Macmillan said. referring to reports of U. S. criticism of Macmillan's diplomacy took the occasion to praise agreed to the idea of a sum- mit meeting if the foreign ministers talks go well. After reading a statement calling for an" ail-German the .failure, headed off an in- tended effort to recover the new; model nose cone intact after its red hot re-entry into the atmosphere from the fringes of space. .the Air Force said today 1Ka.t; the huge missile, carry- ing the same type of nose cqrte that would house a dead- ly'vthermonuclear waihead in combat, developed "propul sio'n and control problems." It dropped into the Atlantic about 700 miles from the launching pad on the Florida east- coast. .The shoot was intended to send the Atlas about miles in a further text of the capability of its nose cone to withstand re-entry heat. The Air Force gave no hint ELECTRONIC SHEET CIRCLES WORLD peace treaty, Khrushchev was THREE CHILDREN .HELD CAPTIVE with their mother by a crazed gunman in I Charleston today fire (from left) Kenneth, Susan and Danny (Continued on Pg. A-5. Col. 2) Soy 4 Got Union''Pay1' WASHINGTON Rackets Committee investi- gators reported today that a day wage scale has slowed production in six counties: those mentioned by Lewis, and also Harlan and Bell. Operators say they can not pay the a d a y in crease and stay in business. EARLIER TODAY, the Pike )ounty Coal Operators Assn. asked circuit court for a tem- restraining order against the union "to limit it to peaceful picketing." Circuit Judge James Steph- enson said he would rule on the British leader's efforts to'four officers of Chicago Team- work out common westernlstcrs Local 710 paid them- U.S. Sets Oft A-Blasts to Form Missile Shielc WASHINGTON United States set off the world's first know nuclear blasts in space last fall and gained information valuable to developmen policies for the Berlin crisis and on other German issues. Both men expressed con- fidence that Macmillan's talks with Eisenhower, opening will contribute western unity. Macmillan said the U.S.- British partnership is at the icart of the interdependence of free nations and he' de- selves in union money, during the last seven years. Rackets Committee Chair- man John J. McClellan (D- to Ark) said the disclosure was so shocking that the Local 710 members should rebel against their "robbing, cheating leadership." The figures were presentee by a committee staff investi- gator while John T. (Sandy This is the spirit in which O'Brien, secretary-treasurer o we shall have our talks for'Local 710, was on the witness the next few stand. dared it stronger. the petition later today. H has never been HE RECALLED that he oMhe cause for the apparent'disorders. alleged that the UMW "is 're- sorting to violence to keep the mines closed." Approximately 300 pickets gathered at a loading dock in Pikeville but there were no reached Washington after dis- A WHITE-HAIRED florid- faced man, O'Brien steadily cussions in Bonn, Paris andjtook the Fifth Amendment on Ottawa He was in Ottawa a" questions about his fi- overnight and flew on here1 v.-hether he this morning. The plane land- received the biggest slice of of antimissile missiles. This appraisal was given today by Deputy Secretary of Defense Dona Qtiarles. He spoke at a news conference following up .disclosure Wednesd, night that the three high altitude blasts had spread an electronic blanket over much of the earth. But he. still was reluctant] to go into any details of re- sults achieved in the experi- ment, carried out by a Navy task force in the South At- lantic last Aug; 27, Aug. 30J and Sept. 6. All he to talk about was pure scien- (Radlation curtain theory credited to self-taught sci- entist. Story on Page A-6.) Torture-Kill Threat Made iy Ex-Convict Demands Release of Foe in Pen So He Can Kill Him CHARLESTON, W. Va. threw desperation re- urces into the search today r a crazed ex-convict who dnaped a frantic mother nd three children. He threat- ned to torture and kill them nless the governor released personal enemy from the ate penitentiary so he coufa ill him. An'automobile bearing the escription of the abduction ar was found empty and bandoned about 12 miles ron. Harrisville, in the rural ounty of Ritchie, today. t STATE POLICE headquar- :ers in Charleston said the re- was being checked out >ut it had not been confirmed hat the car wSs the same in which Mrs. Elma Baldwin and icr three children were ab- ducted from their home in South Charleston Wednesday night. Gov. Cecil H. Underwooid lew to Washington today, as previously planned, to meet with federal highway officials. ie declined comment, saying the case was in good hands with the state police in charg'e and that they had full author- ity to act. "Only you have the power to save them from certain death, by granting my de- read the note penned by the ex-convict. "I doru't want money. I want ven- Mrs. Duncan Recalls i 10 Mates on Stand VENTURA Elizabeth Tcssicr Low Dun- n Gold Satriano Cogbill Gillis Sollene D'Amato Craig today told the jury weighing her punishment for mur- der about her many marriages. "I don't know why I went" geance. A HELICOPTERS droned over creeks and valleys of south- ern West Virginia while 75 state troopers pressed a (Continued on Pg. A-5, Col. I) ed at a.m. SLIPPED GUN IN JAIL the union member's money, through so ceremonies, many marriage said "the plump, matronly woman known now tific benefits in ths fields Elizabeth Duncan. jealous of her 30-year-old radiation and magnetism. "1 think 1 was seeking It was confirmed that thelsomcthing don't know what. Nixon and acting Secretary of State Christian Herteri O'Brien also took the Fifth were waiting for Macmillan Amendment to questions as Jto whether he rad other blasts were set off at an al titude of around 300 miles. After I married I didn't want them at all." bear to lose him to another The defendant's manner as she testified Wednesday gave little indication she was fight- Teamsters to Avoid Struck Turnpike NEW BRUNSWICK, N. J: Teamsters local repre- senting long-distance drivers asked its members to son, Frank, that she couldn't stay off the struck New Jer sey Turnpike. The action followed an an- nouncement by the Turnpike Authority that another 100 of its striking toll collectors and along with other State De partment officials and British of income-in- Officer Kills Felon Con Brother ST. LOUIS Burns is one of St. Louis' best policemen, a lieutenant in charge of the hoodlum squad. His brother, Robert, is a criminal. Wednesday night, LI. Burns shot and killed, a man believed to be trying to slip a gun to Robert Burns, about 25, a prisoner in city jail awaiting appeal hearing on a 75-year sentence for armed robbery. DAVID EUGENE RtCHARDSON, 22, of St. Louis, a two-time ex-convict, was dropped by shots from a riot gun when he didn't heed Lt. Burns' command to halt. Just before, he had slipped a revolver through a jail commis- sa'ry window. Chief of Detectives Frank Chapman said the window had been left open by prearringement so Robert Burns could get the gun. Richardson had been out of jail' since last Monday, freed on bond while awaiting trial on charges of possess- ing burglary tools. Robert Burns has served two prison terms for robbery. Commonwealth diplomats. WHERE TO FIND IT A French scholar says dis- covery of a "Gospel of St. Thomas" is as important asj eluding- secret payoffs from money paid into the local's health and welfare fund. Besides O'Brien, the other THE CLOSEST Qu.arles and the deputies who flanked him would come to the subject of weapons was a statsment that the experiment had "ad- vanced the basis of knowl- now total 429. ing for her life. She an-Jmaintenance men had been She recalled 10 husbandslswered questions about herjsuspendcd. The suspensions at the prompting of her at-' marriages breezily, torney. Two names she recall at all. The district at- torney has credited her with up to 16 marriages. officers receiving the money: were listed by vestigators as: Frank TV' (Continued Page A-5, Col. 2) SANTA ANAN'S LETTER the Dead Sea A-2. Scrolls. Page SHOWN A 1927 marriage (certificate indicating she a James Edward Lynch- .Jexas PllOt Takes Ott berg jn Phoenix> Ariz.-Mrs. JBrown, Local 710 president jn Distance Mark Bid Beach Hal B-5. B-5. Pages to 12. 7. A-lt. Death B-2. B-3. Shipping A-12, C-l to 5. A-24. Tides, TV, A-27. B-5. B-ll to 14. Your A-Z. Mich- ael Joseph Healy, vice presi- dent Frank Charles Schmitt, president O'Brien refused to turn over to the special investi- gating committee any of his personal financial records. Weather- Low clouds tonight and early Friday. Mostly sunny Friday and not much change in tempera- ture. Maximum by noon today: 68. HOUSTON, Tex. Bill Mullen took off today rom the Houston Interna- tional Airport with hopes of breaking the world nonstop distance record for light planes. His first goal is Rome. If he reaches there in good shape he plans to try to go on to Athens or Cairo in an at- tempt to break the record for light planes set last .year by Pat Boling on a flight from Manila to Pendle ton, Ore. The distance from Houston 3nncan declared: "1 don't re- call him at all. 1 must have icen drunk or something." Mrs. Duncan, fighting death; n the gas chamber, is in the! second day of testimony in Ker own behalf before the Ban Hits Issue of Time BELGRADE interior ministry has banned the March 9 issue of Time magazine on the ground that it insults President Tito. A spokesman explained today the objection was to a letter to the editor by Frank J. Claeys of Santa Ana, Calif. This letter referred to Tito as a killer in comment on the jury which must decide her, loss of Americ.an airmen in a Over Soviet ter- penalty. The jury is the same one! which on Monday convicted Mrs. Duncan of mastermind- ing the murder of her attrac- tive daughter-in-law, Olga Duncan, 30. Mrs. Duncan, 54, was found guilty of hiring Luis Moya and Augustine Baldonado to to Rome is Olga. The prosecu miles. 'lion contended she was so ritory last September. CLAEYS WROTE that his brothei, Capt. Richard Claeys, and four crew members were blasted to death by Yugoslav fire upon an unarmed C47 transport on a mail run from Rome to Vienna in 1946 and asked: "How many more Americans will have to pay the supreme sacrifice before Khrushchev and Tito are de- livered a convincing U. S. ambassador Karl Rankin called on Tito today for the first time since last summer. Rankin asked for the interview. The reason was not disclosed.