Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - May 30, 1959, Long Beach, California
RODGER WARD WINS IN 500 CLASSIC VICTORY NEAR, BROWN SAYS Senate Passes Water Program by 25-12 Margin SACRAMENTO Brown described the Legislature today as closer than ever before in reach- ing agreement on a statewide water program. His comment i came'after the Senate late Friday passed his bill'for a bond issue, 25- .12. The money would finance facilities to pipe north- ,ern water to where it's needed in the south. Opposition to the water bond issue crumpled in the Senate after defeat of last- ditch attempts by, northern senators to write in further p protection for 'the mountain ll 111 counties whose water will be terrain The Finest Evening Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., SATURDAY, MAY 30, 1959 20 PAGES Vol. 10! PRICE 10 CENTS CLASSIFIED HE TELEPHONE HE 6-1161 HOME EDITION [Six Editions Daily) Grab Carbo, n Ring Inquiry Boxing Racketeer Found in Hideout; Sought Since July BERLIN, N. J. Frankie Carbo, 54, an alleged under- world boxing king who had been a fugitive from justice since last July 24, was seized early today, by New York and New Jersey authorities in a swank home in nearby Had- exported. From the heavily northern Senate, the measure now goes to the Assembly where South- ern Californians prevail. If it clears the House, the state's voters will get the final say on the bond issue in Novem- ber 1960. Brown Gulf Storm Igh Tides .ash Coast Louisiana Area Hit; Rain, Gusts Sweep South, Central U. S 1 By Associated Press Tropical storm Arlene sent rough seas and high tides in a statement don Twp. State Police Lt. Harry C. A r m a n o said Carbo was seized as he attempted to flee out the back door. Also seized was Alfred Cori, 26, the brother-in-law of Frank (Blinky) Palermo, a close as- sociate of Carbo who also has had run-ins with the law. Asst. Dist. Atty. John Bo- nomy of New York County arrived here shortly before dawn and immediately began questioning Carbo behind closed doors. .AT AN improvised hearing in a court clerk's cramped office, Municipal Judge Wil- liam Strouse ordered him held for an extradition hear- ing before a Camden County judge. That is likely to be Tuesday or Wednesday. Carbo, wearing built-up shoes to overcome his squat- called Senate passage "a vote for unity instead of division." This was a reference to the years of sectional controversy which has blocked state water development. THE GOVERNOR added: "The struggle to begin a sound, fair water program .in this''session of the Legislature is not over, but I think we are now closer than ever be- fore to meeting this desperate need of California." The Senate fight was won after a three-hour battle on amendments by Sen. Carl Christensen. The Eureka Democrat sought specifically to protect :he prior rights of the coun- :ies of origin. against the.western Louisiana Gulf Coast today, and rain jdampened the Memorial Day weekend in many parts o the country. Stormy weather left thersons will be permanently disabled for every person killed during the weekem was made in Washington by he President's Committee o: employment of the Physical y Handicapped. The NSC, in estimatin] weekend travel by some 4i million autos, also sajd traffi accidents may cause 26i deaths and disablini lours. The council's estimate cov ered a 54-hour period from p.m. (local time) Friday nigh :o midnight Sunday. WELCOME ABOARD Space monkeys Baker (above) and Able are shown aboard Navy recovery ship Kiowa after recovery from nose cone of'Army missile, Monkeys trav- eled miles before cone dropped into Atlantic Thursday. Maj. .Gerald A. Champlin is at left and Lt. Col. Richard Taylor, at right, holds monkey Army Photo via AP Wirephoto) WHERE TO FIND IT B-2, 3, B-5to U. A-4. B-12. Death B-4. A-2. Shipping B-4. A-6, 7. A-8. Tides, TV, B-12. Vital B-4. Los Angeles Driver- Sets Race Record Jim Rathm'ann 2nd, Thomson 3rd and 4fh INDIA N A P 0 LIS W) Rodger -38-year-old former Air Force pilot from Los Angeles, won' tight, three-way spewed contest for the 500-mile auto race cham- pionship today. The veteran racer reversed the result of the world's rec- ord 100-mile Daytona Beach race last month by beating Jim Rathmarm of.Miami, who was second by only 23 seconds. Johnny Thomson of Boyer- town, Pa., was Tony Bettenhausen of Tinley Park, 111., fourth, and Paul Gold- smith, St. Clair Shores, Mich'.j fifth. WARD'S WINNING speed was a record-breaking 135.857 miles an hour, topping the 135.601 of Sam Hanks-two years ago. The curly-haired Ward, father of two teenage sons, turned up for .his ninth race for racing's biggest' money, after surviving' a crash'in a 50-mile race at Daytona Beach, Fla., April 4. It was the first time in nine races he had a car which lasted the entire 500 miles.- His best previous finish was. 16th in 1953. ,'r" To Ward made pome shrewd use of yellow caution lights, holding his lead during cleanup of wrecks which seriously injured Ray-Craw- ford, 43, wealthy Pasadena sportsman, and Mike Magiil, 39, Haddonfield, N.j! Both crashes were oh the northeast turn.' CRAWFORD suffered a possible ruptured spleen and four broken ribs .when his car hit the northeast arid GENEVA (UP1) Western bservers today believed they aw the first crack in the tommunists' heretofore stone- wall rejection of the Allied nterim peace plan for Berlin. Russian Foreign Minister .ndrei Gromyko launched nto a bitter attack on Ameri- an radio broadcasts from Vest Berlin at today's Big Four foreign ministers confer- nce, and it appeared he might >e paving the way for with- drawal of the Soviet ultima- um on Berlin in exchange for ace-saving "concessions' rom the West. Russia wants to silence the famous-Voice of Freedom beamed throughout Communist East Germany. 'he West had expected a Soviet move to mute Western ransmitters in any interim ierlin agreement. THE SOVIET foreign minis ter devoted most-of a 45-min- ute speech to a bitter attack on RIAS (Radio in the Ameri- can and.other alleged 'subversive activities of the Western powers in West Ber- n." Western sources have-dis- closed earlier that Gromyko ted held out vague hintsflthat a "truce" arrangement might be rSached maintaining West- ern rights in West the West will pay a price. Gromyko also was expected to demand Soviet military participation in West Berlin sr replacement of Western forces by neutrals. RIAS is owned and operat- ed by the U. S. Information Agency on an annual budget three and a half mil- lion dollars. It is the most powerful voice reaching be- spun into the Magilf suffered a..-serious throat cut when his car bounced over the spinning car- driven by Chuck We'yant Jud Larson and Red Amick drove into the infield, but of the race, to avoid the mixup; of the two cars. Jimmy Bryan, Phoenix, Ariz., the 1958 winner, went only a lap after his car failed to start .in time for the 11 a.m. lineup. Pat Flaherty, Chicago, the 1956 winner, went out at 400 mlies when his cif went out of control and smacked walls on both sides of the track in front of the grandstands on the main straightaway. Not long before that, he had been running fourth behind Ward, Rathmann and Thomson. hind the Iron Curtain to million East Germans. 17 Ecuador City After Army Mutiny QUITO, Ecuador was reported restored to Por- toviejo today after 90 army draftees were joined by civil- ians in a mutiny that killed 5 and wounded 50. Rescue Team Inches Near Three in Mine BEAVER DAM, Ky. Mechanized rescue workers hope to reach three trapped coal miners by this afternoon and end their two-day en- tombment 90 feet below the ground. "We should get them out in a matter of said Mine Supt. Ralph Bailey, who was directing a three-sided rescue operation. The three'miners were'un- injured when some 450 feet of mine shaft'caved in about 10 a.m. Friday. WATER AND air were being piped to the three through a sprinkler system. Although the men were re- ported in good spirits-one of them complained of .hunger. No food can reach them. Trapped were Don McCIer- non of Pana, III.; Jake Lewis of Harlan, Ky., and Earl Ben- nett of Taylorville, 111, AD were continuous mining cialists employed the Coal Co., a subsidiary at the Peabody Coal Co.