Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - March 27, 1959, Long Beach, California
A-SUB SKATE PUNCHES HOLES IN ARCTIC CAP A MIRACLE UNFOLDS An egg was just an egg to 4-year-old Janie Adler until the drama of a new life was enacted before her fascinated eyes. The chick and Janie learned about life together during her pre-Easter visit to a Miami hatchery. For a picture of how the two slick chicks got acquainted see Sets Distance, Time Marks Beneath Ice Feat Points Up Ability to Launch Missiles Anywhere WASHINGTON W) The atomic submarine Skate has made a new record-breaking voyage under Arctic ice and repeatedly punched holes through the ice cap to the feat of far-reach- ing implications for missile warfare. The Navy reported today that on this winter when ice is thickest the Skate broke all records for distance and time under ice, yet surfaced 10 times, once exactly at the North Pole. The sub logged miles The Southland's Fittest Evening Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 1959 Vol. 46 PRICE 10 CEN'TS CLASSIFIED HE 2-5959 36 PAGES TELEPHONE HE 5-1161 HOME EDITION (Six Editions Daily] EXTRA RINGLING ATTRACTION Russ Fishers off Alaska Under Fire JUNEAU foray by a big Russian fishing fleet into waters off Alaska's Bristol Bay touched off portests up and down the North Pacific ccVst ;today. 'it'ij-the first time that So- viet 'fishing vessels have ap- peared.in this region. "'The objections, however Vociferous, may be futile, be- cause-Ithe upwards, of 50 trawlers and auxiliary ves- sels-ere clustered in. inter- national waters where ships of all nations have free ac cess. fict the Russians aren't violating any interna tional law didn't diminish th necessary" t bring Russia into internation al fisheries control efforts- with the U. S.f Canada am Japan. .At "Vancouver, B. C., th Independent United Fishei men and Allied Worker Union called on the Canadia goranment to ask Russia to hold back its trawlers. THE NAVY, which has been on Pg. A-6, Col. p) FAITH OF TODD. FISHER Liz Taylor Becomes Convert to Judaism HOLLYWOOD (AP) Elizabeth Taylor as been converted to Judaism, the faith of her late husband; Mike Tpdd, and of Eddie Fisher, the hand- Terrified as Lion Runs Loose in 'Garden' ome singer she is expected to marry. Although the English-born eauty, formerly a Protestant, ad apparently been consider- ng the. step for more than wo years, her decision aught Hollywood by sur- rise. Friends and ven her nolh- ng of her conversion and the ong studies that preceded it until it was announced late hursday night in a brief >ress release issued by Temple Israel of Hollywood. A SPOKESMAN for the emple, where the ceremony was performed Thursday in the presence of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Howard Taylor said the announcement wa made, at Miss Taylor's re quest. Conversions are no normally announced, he said The 27-year-old actress ap parently first decided to em brace the Reformed branch o Judaism at the time she mar ried Mike Todd Feb. 2, 195' odd, born Avram Goldbog en, was the son of a rabbi. Rabbi Max Nussbaum, wh onducted the simple rite aid 'the death of Todd in Clouds Due, but No Rain for Sunrise F.a'ster Sunrise in Long Beach may find a few clouds on the horizon but ho rain. .That's the official predic .tio.n of the U. S. Weather The' temperature at' the time! a.m., should be about 50 degrees. The Easter weekend gen is expected- to be mdstly sunny with maximum in the low 70's No rain or snow is forecas -for any Southern California area. WHERE TO FIND IT C o m m u n i sts controlling Iraq, ousted corresponden says. Page A-3. B-l. Hal A-9. A-9. C-2 to 12 B-6, 7. Crosswords-Page A-7. Death B-2. A-8. Shipping A-7. D-I, 2, 3. D-5. TV, M. B-4, 5. .Your A-2. ane crash March 2Z, 1958, itensified her desire to enter le Jewish faith. For the past six months, e said, she has. been study ng IT WAS during the period and remained under the ic'e for about 12 days. THE NAVY announcement did not link the Skate's ac complishment with missile possibilities, but they are ob- vious. H means that missile-car- rying submarines could effec- tively operate under the ice cap off Russia's Arctic coast in winter as well as summer; There were reports the Skate used a device on top of ler superstructure to probe :he ice and punch through, but the Navy did not give f the actress' studies that er romance with Fisher lared into the headlines, heir widely publicized dates n New York City led to a reak up of Fisher's mar- iage to Debbie Reynolds and 'isher has been seen con- tantly with Miss Taylor ince his divorce. They were together at i Jewish fund-raising dinner it which the actress pledged for Israel bonds.' Biirbank Boy, 5, Dies From Burns at. Play I.OS ANGELES Bur- oank youngster died in Chil- dren's. Hospital Thursday night of burns received when details of how the hole-punch ing was accomplished. The Navy announcement said that this latest.exploit of the .atomic submarines dem- onstrated their ability "to op erate'at any time of'the year in Polar regions." e ABOARD the famous sub- marine were Cmdr. James F. Calvert and 106 crewmen. The pioneer submarine Nau- tilus, wihch made the first trans-Polar trip, .conducted that voyage in the summer. The Skate also made an un- he and two playmates ig nited a can of kerosene. He was Howard Lee May- nard Jr., 5. der-pole cruise last .summer. At the North Pole, on March 17, the Skate released the ashes of the late Sir Hu bert Wilkins, fanr.cd Polar ex- plorer who died last Dec. 1 The Navy said this was carried out "in the half-light of the North Pole at .abou 6 a. m." This was done 'at .the re quest of Sir Hubert's widow she said1 in New -York today Lady Suzanne Wilkins said she had withheld the an nouncement at the request o (Continued on Pg. A-6, Coi. 1) U.S. Renews Bulgarian Diplomacy Action Ends 9-Year Split After Yank Envoy Called Spy WASHINGTON W) The United States today resumed full diplomatic relations with Communist Bulgaria. This ended a nine-year break resulting from Bul- garia's charges the last Amer- can minister in Sofia was a py. The State Department dropped the long diplomatic >oycott after the Bulgarian regime announced it has with- drawn the espionage charges against former Minister Don- ald Heath. A Bulgarian government representative noted that his country's Supreme Court on Nov. 6, 1956, annuled prison sentences given persons charged with the alleged spy- ing. Therefore, Bulgaria said "charges against Mr. Heath in connection herewith have been withdrawn as ground- less." THE AGREEMENT to re- sume diplomatic relations came about as a result of more, than two years of.spo- radic behind-the-scenes talk. BACK IN HIS WHEELED CAGE after during circus in Madison The Bulgarians first suggest- Square Garden Thursday night, Ponto, the lion, bares teeth at attendants. Black Cat Probe Leads to Dope Haul REDONDO BEACH Police investigating an auto crash involving a black cat today arrested 3 man and woman and seized nar- cotic pills. Officers arrested Patrick U. Smythe, 32, of 2f08 Lincoln Ave., Torrance, and Mrs. Irene Lois Koler, 33, after Smythe's car crashed into a parked au- tomobile in the driveway of a home at 2611 Nelson Aye. Smythe said he swerved to avoid a black cat. IN A BAG of groceries in the car, officers- said they found nembutal, benze- drine and other pills, and a Hypodermic kit. 1 Mrs. Koler was hospitalized at General Hospital in a coma- tose condition.. Officers said she was under the'influence of narcotics. Smythe and Mrs. Koler were booked on suspicion of violating the health.and safe- ty code. Quiz Crew of Tanker on Crash NEW YORK W) The tanker Valcheni, blamed by the Grace Line for Thursday's collision with the cruise line Santa Rosa, was towed inti a Brooklyn dock today for in vestigatian by authorities am extensive repairs. Coast Guard officers and officials of the T. J. Steven- son Co., managing agents for the tanker, immediately went aboard to question crew mem- bers about the 3 a. m. crash off Atlantic City, N. J. Reporters were not per milled to board the vessel. NEW YORK >ink a lion on he loose. The latter was in- advertently served up to about persons attending a dress rehearsal Thursday night of the Ringling Bros.- Barnum and Bailey Circus at Madison Square Garden. Putting oh an impromptu and terrifying, act for about !0 minutes was Ponto, heav: ily maned, 800-pound lion, said to be one of the largest of his species in captivity. He was finally recaptured in the lobby. No one was injured. PONTO BROKE through a door of his cage and started earning around the big arena while a tiger and lion act was n progress. Temporarily king of all he surveyed, he leaped over the arena rail into a sectjon of h i c h luckily hap- EIGHTEEN CREWMEN were aboard the tanker as it came into port in tow by tugboats which brought here from the collision scene 75 miles to the south. The crunching smashup brought death to four tanker crewmen but resulted only (Continued on Pg. A-6, Col. 7) FACING THE WORLD Golden-tressed Janie Adler treasures the golden- fuzzed chicken as they face world with equal curiosity. Janie had some anxious moments she watched the chick emerge from shell. All is happiness now because Janie gets to keep the chick as a live Easier Wirephoto.) Weather- Mostly clear tonight and mostly sunny Satur- day. IJttle c h a n g e in temperature. Maximum temperature by nyon to- day: 35 Hospitalized on Student Trip KANAB, Utah loded Thursday night was ing, a cage on rubber tires being made from air and sea was wheeled in, and Ponto was safely stored away. The perspiring trainer said Ponto had never given him trouble before and he didn't consider the beast dangerous himself. he added somewhat shakily, "to yes." SAN DIEGO Search d the move in December of 957. More formal talks began darch 4 of this year in New York and in Washington. The Bulgarian ambassador to the United Nations, Peter G. Vou- ov, represented his govern- ment. Foy D. Kohler, deputy assistant secretary of state or European affairs, repre- sented the United States. "These conversations have successfully overcome the previously existing obstacles to the resumption of normal diplomatic relations reflecting the traditional friendship be- tween the Bulgarian and American the tSate Department said in an an- nouncement. THE AMERICAN legation in Sofia had been closed down since February of 1950. The Swiss government has been handling American interests in Bulgaria since then. Po- land has been handling Bul- garian affairs here. A State Department spokes- man said that within a few weeks an acting U. S. charge d'affaires will be sent to Sofia pending appointment of a minister. At the time diplo- matic relations were broken off, the U. S. legation there was staffed fay ll foreign service officers and six mili- tary attaches. Press Officer Joseph Reap of the State Department said the Bulgarians have agreed to ease restrictions previously clamped on American diplo- mats in Sofia. In breaking off relations in 1950, the State Department said "a series of indignities and restrictions have made it virtually impos- sible for the legation to per- form its normal diplomatic and consular functions." today. His identity was withheld, and it was not known wheth- er he had survived the flam- ing crash. The supersonic jet had tak en off from Miramar Naval Air Station on a flight. Five Jailed in Plot to Kill Fidel Castro HAVANA Cubans are under arrest in connection with an alleged plot to kill Premier Fidel Castro. All de- nied such plotting. Police to- training day sought two or more oth- ers for investigation.