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Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - May 25, 1959, Long Beach, California WORLD IN TRIBUTE TO DULLES Free Nation Diplomats to Be at Funeral Ex-Secretary Dies Quietly in Sleep 'at Reed Hospital WASHINGTON From around the world came an outpouring of tribute today to John Foster Dulles. And in the capitals of the free nations, diplomats arranged fo fly here for last rites for a fallen leader of resistance to Communist expansion. Ravaged by cancer and 32 PAGES Vol. 96 The Soulhland't Final Evening Neivspapt LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., MONDAY, MAY CLASSIFIED HE 2-5959 PRICE 10 CENTS TELEPHONE HE 5-1161 HOME EDITION (Six Editions Daily) stricken by pneumonia, the 71-year-old former U.S. Sec- retary of State died in his sleep at a.m. Sunday. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Wash- ington National Cathedral. Because of Dulles' long dominance of the free na- tions' strategy in dealing with the Soviet Union, his passing seemed to many to mark the end of an era. The men who knew Dulles best had no doubt that one of .his own great regrets was that final illness had made him a spectator from afar rather than the active field general as the West's foreign JOHN FOSTER DULLES, who molded U. S. foreign ministers strove in Geneva for some progress toward a settlement with the Kremlin arid a true peace. THOUGH HE was ab- sent from the parley Dulles was'still a dominant influence through continuing policies worked out under his leader- ship. In recognition of that Dulles role the Western diplomatic chiefs were pulling out of. the parley en masse to attend the funeral services. Accompanying Secretary of policy during an eventful six years as secretary of state, is mourned throughout the free world fol- lowing his death at 71 from Photo.) State Christian who took over A. Herter, that office Police Slay Maniac Holding 4 Hostages DALLAS crazy-drunk contractor held four hostages all night before slaying an unsuspecting house painter today. Then he fought off a company of offi- cers for two hours before police raked him with sub- machine gun bullets and killed him. He was gray-haired Frank Windson, 68, who held a bit- frp'm his former chief, were ter hatred against Dallas British Foreign Secretary Sel- wyn Lloyd and French For- (Continued on Pg. A-4, Col. 4) WHERE TO FIND. IT 'John Foster Dulles was a man of ironclad moral opin- ion: See the first story in a series on Page A-3. Beach B-l. Ha) B-7. B-7. D-2 to 7. C-6, 7. C-5. Death B-2. B-S. Shipping D-2. C-l, 2, 3, 4. A-6. Tides, TV, D-8. Vital B-8. B-7. B-4, 5. Your A-2. County Sheriff Bill Decker. The man slain by Windsor was M. G. Hassels. All four hostages escaped the little wooden house on a gravel road in southwest Dal- las. Three fled after police softened up Windsor with tear gas. Courageous police pulled another building. from the MRS. C. E. CAMPBELL, a neighbor, said Windsor had been "crazy drunk" since Fri- day. He lived in an apart- ment in the little house in which the owner, Mrs. lone Dickinson, also lived. Mrs. Dickinson said Wind- sor had some drunken belief that by holding the hortages he could force the sheriff to come out to the house. The landlady said he held a grudge against the sheriff] because of past evictions. Held with Mrs. Dickinson TEA FOR TINY TIBETAN A 3-year-old boy grins as he holds a man-sized cup of tea at a Tibetan refugee camp in Misamari, India. He was the first small child to arrive there "with the refugees, making trek from Tibet through the jungles of the Himalayan foothills. Youngster's parents fled Tibet after the unsuccessful uprising against Communist were Mr. and Mrs. Les Doughter and a man named Webb. The Doughlers were neigh- bors. HASSELS CAME to the house about 8 a.m. today to ask for a key to another house owned by Mrs. Dickin- son. He was to do some work at one of her houses. Windsor shot him. The man sprawled on the lawn, anc Windsor forced the Dough- ters to drag the body, to the front porch. Police riddled the little (Continued Page A-4, Col. 2) Gov. Brown Backed in First Veto SACRAMENTO (UP1) The California Assembly to day upheld the first of Gov idmund G. Brown's vetos to be challenged by the law makers. By a 42-31 vote, the lowe: louse sustained Brown's veto of a bill which would hav permitted county boards o supervisors to fire thei county counsels at will in stead of waiting for the ex piration of his four-year term Only seven Democrat: voted to override Brown' veto despite a plea by As semblyman Richard Hann (D-Garden Grove) that th measure be considered "01 its merits and not as a par tisan issue." Twenty four Republican joined the seven Democrat in voting to reject the gov ernor. Five Republican joined 37 Democrats in back ing the veto. t THE BILL WAS introducec by Sen. .John Murdy (R-Sant Ana) afler the county counse of Orange County was in dieted for bribery. Th charges were later dropped. Hanna, an Orange County lawmaker who sponsore< Murdy's bill in the lowe house, told his colleagues tha the supervisors had "lost con fidence" in the counsel an so should be allowed to fir him. Herter Says Russ Try to Stir Hatred Soviets Attempt to Confuse Meet, Secretary Asserts By JOHN HIGHTOWER GENEVA of State Chrisitan A. Herter ac- cused Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei A. Gromyko today of trying to confuse the work of the Big Four conference on Germany by reviving "old fears and bygone hatreds." Herter spoke up in the con ference at the Palace of Na- tions after Gromyko had made a new attack on the West German government of Chancellor Konrad Adenauer calling it a revenge-seeking and militaristic regime. Herter replied that the West German government is evoted to peaceful negotia- :on for the settlement of in- ernational, problems and has o settled many problems its western neighbors. HE ALSO argued that Wes jerrnan rearmament has al rays been defensive in nature nd has taken place within he framework of the West ;rn security system. This, he aid, provides a guarantee against a revival of German 'RESIDENT AND MRS. EISENHOWER appear downcast as they arrive to pay respects to Mrs. John Foster Dulles after her husband's death. LIVING AND DYING militarism. Soviet and East German oreigrj ministers joined West ern ministers in opening thi ession with expressions o regret at the death of John Dulles. Russia's Andrei A. Gro myko also assisted in working out full arrangements to re cess the conference Wednes day and Thursday so Herter Selwyn Lloyd of Britain am Vlaurice Couve de Murvill of France can fly to Washing ton Tuesday night for th 'uneral service Wednesday. It was agreed that the ses iion Tuesday will open a lour earlier than usual p.m. instead of and tha he Friday meting will.b started late. 'The Wester ministers are due back Fr: day morning. Gromyko and East Germa Minis'ter Lother Bolz listene o praise of Dulles today from Lloyd and Couve d Murville. Throughout his ca reer as scretary of s t a t Dulles was a major target o Soviet propagandists. Gro myko and Bolz did not join i (Continued Page A-4, Col. 1 IMPULSE' Boy Climbs Into Cage, Kicks Lion DUDLEY, England Iff) Edward France climbed in- to a cage with three zoo lions Sunday and kicked one of the beasts on the nose. France, a 17-year-old butcher's apprentice, said he acted on a sudden im- pulse. Fortunately the lions had just been fed. Keepers said otherwise he probably would have been killed. s "I THOUGHT 'I'm a pretty skinny meal and 1 don't believe they'll bother France told a report er afterward. "But one of them lookec up and began to smack his chops. He looked at me very closely and I thought 'skinny or not, I'd better get out of here.' France climbed back over the safety fence. mmigrant Boy Gives Up, Tells Killing of Athlete A teenage Yugoslavian immigrant is held today on uspicion of murdering a former Poly High School foot-' all star after the remorseful youth surrendered to pb- ce late'Sunday night. Miroslav Kesic, an 18-year-old cafe dishwasher of 15 W. 12th St., was booked in connection with the :illing of Melvin Joe Green, 16, of 120 Palos Verdes ;an Pedro, in a shooting Saturday night in front of the YWCA building at 6th St. and Pacific Avc. Ike Pens Tribute to Dulles1 Bravery WASHINGTON in living, brave in dying champion of freedom foe of tyranny riily great." Those are President Eisenhower's words if tribute to John Foster Dulles. And further, best expressing the President's per sonal sorrow, he spoke of his heartfelt loss of "a dear and close friend." Eisenhower's eulogy came Sunday as cancer took the life if his former secretary of itate. Today the President and his wife shunted aside en- ;agements they had planned Dulles' death. The President postponed in- definitely a trip arranged for his morning to the Agricul- ure Department's research center at Beltsville, Md. Mrs Eisenhower put off a White louse garden party which about 700 residents of Wash- ngton homes for the aged were to have attended this afternoon. On Wednesday the Presi dent and the first lady will attend funeral services al Washington's Episcopal Ca and final rites at Ar ington National Cemetery. EISENHOWER SPF.NT 20 minutes with Mrs. Dulles at ler home late Sunday after- noon shortly after he had re- turned to the capital from his lettysburg, Pa., farm. Less than six weeks agi ie had announced, with tear n his eyes, that cancer hai o r c e d Dulles' resignatioi from the cabinet. Only las Tuesday he had conferred o Dulles the Medal of Freedom the nation's highest award t civilians. It was at his tarm abou a.m. Sunday that th President received word tha Dulles was dying at Walte Reed Army Hospital here Eisenhower's own physician Maj. Gen. Howard M. Snyde telephoned that report to th President. Eight minutes later Snyde phoned again to report tha Dulles had lost his battl against cancer and. pneumoni complications. Eisenhower, it was di: closed later, went immediati ly to the glassed-in sun pore of his country home and, o a pad of yellow paper, wrot in pencil tribute to a statement Dulles. "HIS COUNTRYMEN (Continued on Pg. A-4, Col. 2 Green, a defensive qliarter- ack at Poly High until he moved from his home at 1402 emon Ave., received a bullet irough his h'eart after a side- brawl during a party at he YWCA. The Negro youth ied en route to a hospital. The blond assailant es- aped from pursuers at the cene of the shooting, but re- urned to turn himself in. (esic said he came to this ountry four years ago and ad lived in Long Beach six months. He is the ward of n uncle, George Milicevuc, 21 W. Olive St., Compton. KESIC TOLD officers he lad gone to Los Angeles with he intention of running uvay but came back when IB learned from newspapers hat the victim of the shoot- ng had died. "I went to a show bul couldn't get my mind ofl what I had he said. Companions of Green who lad been attending a party given by the Valiers Club, ;roup of Negro girls spon sored by the YWCA, told of ficers a blond, curly-headec youth speaking with a foreign accent pushed his wa; through the party on the side walk in front of the YWCA about p.m. Saturday. A FEW MINUTES later the youth reappeared with a re volver in one and knife in the other. He fire the pistol several times as th youths milled about, then fie when one bullet struck Green The Yugoslav youth sai the Negro youths had sur rounded him on the sidewalk cursing and shoving at him as he was attempting to g to a nearby drug store to cas a check. Kesic said he went to hi apartment, got the gun an knife, and came back lo- ne YWCA. He told police he red several shots into the- ground and the air as a warn- then fired the fatal shot Mild Tremor Felt in Northern Calif. HOLLTSTER m i 1 earthquake was felt here i a.m. One householde said the temblor did not fee strong enough to have caused Clemens, any damage. Hollister is 65 miles south of San Francisco. MIROSLAV KESIC Surrenders to Police when Green advanced toward lim. The former Poly High ath- ete was one of seven chil- dren of Mrs. Josephine Green, 815 E. 15th St. Mrs. Green's lusband died 15 years ago and she has supported the family since then. 5 Die ,3 Saved as Boat Flips MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. young persons o.n an outing drowned Sunday" night after their small 16-. foot runabout cruiser sized in Lake St. Clair. Three girls were rescued, They were found today cling- ing weakly to the overturned craft. Bodies of the victims were recovered nearby. A survivor, Mary Lou Gon- yea, 17, said the eight over-, crowded the boat because it was. late and they were in a hurry to get home from a picnic on Strawberry Island four miles southwest of Mt. SHE WANTED EXCITEMENT; GOT IT Air Hostess Seizes, Holds Pilot When Door of Plane Flies Open PRESCOTT, Ariz. pert little airlines hostess with a yen for excitement found enough to last her for a lifetime when she rushed to the aid of a pilot she believed in danger of death. Carolyn H a n n a, 20, of Denver, grabbed a Frontier Airlines pilot and held on grimly when she thought he was being swept into the sky by suction from an open door. But the pilot, Capt. George Graham, 36, of Phoenix, said, "I was no', in danger at anytime. Air from the outside rushed in and knocked me backward. The stewardess did a fine job of handling the passen- gers and there was no panic." The 118-pound hostess, who said she's been hoping for some excitement since joining .the airlines four months ago, found it more than a mile above this northern Arizona city. It all started when a passenger door on the DCS suddenly whipped open. Graham struggled vainly to close it. Several passen- gers on the Denver-to-Phoe- nix flight thought he was caught in the grip of suc- tion. "My heart stopped when I saw him so close to that door. I grabbed his Miss Hanna said. Both fell to the floor. She anchored herself by wrap- ping her other arm around part of the seat. Graham, unable to close the door, then moved back to take the controls from Co-Pilot Wesley Morris and, despite the door bang- ing and bouncing on the runway, made a perfect emergency landing at the Prescott airport. Vernon Crawley, Fron- tier station agent at Phoe- nix, who was aboard the flight, said "I'll say it was darn lucky she was here." Weather- Considerable cloudi- ness tonight and Tues- day with a chance of a few sprinkles Tuesday morning. THE BOAT capsized in shallow water. The youths at- tempted to push it back to the island. But they suddenly slipped into deeper water. Miss Gonyea said they clung to the craft and cried for help. During the night five of them drowned, one by one. Rescued with her were Marilyn Cily, 17, of Detroit, and Nancy Benedetti, 20, of Harper Woods. Drowned were Robert Ben- edetti, 22, of Harper Woods; Ann Schuller, of Detroft; Valerie Quinn, 16, of East De- troit; Roger P. ,Hogan, 21, of Harper Woods, and Theron J. Brooks Jr., 26, of Ferndale. Baudouin Flies to New'Mexico 'MONTEREY gium's King Baudouin left by plane for Santa Fe, N.'M., to; day following an extensive goodwill tour of California.' The 28-year-old monarch topped off his West Coast visit with a weekend of rest and golf at the Cypress Poiri. Club golf course on Monterey Bay. ;