Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - October 14, 1959, Long Beach, California
HUGE BRUSH FIRE PERILS ALTADENJt LA CANADA NOW SAFE FLAMES SPURT 100 feet in the air as they race over a mountainside of the An- geles National Forest. The Angeles Crest Fire Station buildings in foreground were saved. Some firemen, resting briefly from the fight, watch from fore- ground. Blaze was fanned by heavy Press Wirephoto.) Winds, Heat Forecast as Flames Rage Men Battle to Control Wild Blaze North of L A. LOS ANGELES UP) A irush fire, racing wildly out of control, burned to the edge of one Los Angeles surburb today and threatened another. An unfavorable forecast of high winds, heat in ihe 90s and "acutely -low" humidity made control of the blaze a question mark. More than men have been called to the scene in the San Gabriel Mountains 15 miles north of here since the fire started at noon Tuesday. Thirteen planes carrying fire retarding bo rate solution HOME SeuMand's Finest Evening Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER Vol. 218 PRICE 10CENTS TELEPHONE HE 5-1161 56 PAGES CLASSIFIED HE 2-5959 EDITION (Six Editions Daily) TEENER TAKES OVER GOVERNORS' PARLEY Heads of State Let Hair Down as Girl Promoter Steals Show hot ASHEV1LLE. N. C. pretty Janice Smiley lives to be a hundred she'll never for- get the Southern Governors Conference. And most of the governors won't forget her. Janice, 15, and cute as a bunny in her plaid longies and white sweat shirt, stole the show at the staid meeting spots of the Southern chief execu- tives. Steel Inquiry Panel Seeks More Time WASHINGTON Reaches Capital Ion 69th Birthday WASHINGTON Eisenhower re turned today from a visit to his old home started bombing this morning. During the early morning Bouncing all over the place, hours flames leaped right to shc kidded the heads of state the doorsteps of andjinto leuing ,hcir hair down. homes in the made faces at Gov. Luther community of La Canada be- H. Hodges of North Carolina, fore they were checked. They and he mugged back, came within a mile of Then she persuadfd Hodges techs jet propulsion labora-jto do a rock v roll Hory, key space research cen- wjln ner ter. It was in no immediate; she playfully threatened to UanBer- ishove Gov. Orval Faubus of Arkansas off a precipice. WIND GUSTS up to 35 She won an invitation to be m.p.h. were driving the house guest at the home of ;toward another foothill Gov. Caleb Boggs jAltadena. land his 13-year-old daughter i The fire consumed more'Marilu. 1800 acres of prime! Abilene, was greeted with a birthday serenade by the Army Chorus. Assembled at the White House, the group sang brush, needed to control run-' HER ANIMATED chatter off of winter rains. It was'brougln smiles to the poli out of control along its entirejticos. Most of them thought 25-mile perimeter. was another governor's dent Eisenhower's i n q u i ry, "Happy "Army and "The Yellow Rosel Center of the blaze was in .'daughter or granddaughter. board today asked an exten--------- ------------lof Texas." 'a rugged, isolated area near! The truth is, Janice had sion from Friday to Monday: f u was a surprise for Eisen. Brown Mountain in Angelesj'iever before real, live U. S. Urges Arms Ban of Ihc time for filing ils re port on the issues in the 92- day steel strike. George W. Taylor, panel chairman, made the announce- ment as the three-nfan group; wound up for the day its' ft ft I hearing of industry's side olI r I the case. The industry is toj resume its presentation Thurs-j UNITED iff} hower on his White House arrival at the National Forest. Only one dirtieovernor. Her daddy is man- road enters it, and the Ashevillc men's by jumpcd jt nojclothing store. j after a drive from Andrews 'equipment could be gotten in. Another truth is that Janice; Air Force Base where hisJThe only way it could meeting, jplanc landed at p.m. [fought was by hand and from! had, a motivc- I Today is Eisenhower's 69th air. More than anything else ibirthday anniversary, and he' A pall of white wanls lo be on tlle stafr jhad left Abilene to a rendi- mantled the mountains. Fine (Continued Page A-4, Col. r Eisenhower. I llere' Dul Once Ihe President peace m tlle event Truck Collide; rain was falling, i six Suffer Injuries the report he can tolal world disarmament. jFor the landing, his plane hadj SAN JOSE Justice Department to seek a The new survey was pro- lo down through an over- were today as a court injunction to halt Ihe posed by U.S. Delegate Henry cast at a tllousand feet and' Airmen m Crash his television appearances. The winner of "on the "21" program met !newsmen shortly after being served with a subpoena B 0 E R N E, Tex. Army plane plummeted lo earth'----- Tuesday, killing all four occu pants. Pi _ A to appear Nov. 2 before a congressional subcommittee liaison.probing fixed TV quiz shows. .through broken clouds plane and a pickup truckj Two bodies were found in Cabot Lodge as a parallel to lendin down another 500 collided. 'the wreckage. Two more lay As the plane touched down nearby. They apparently tried HOWEVER. Taylor said the discussions of Soviet Premier feet, board still hopes a settlement Khrushchev's tolal disarma.-, can be achieved without theiment plan laid before the U.N.! BECAUSE of Ihe weather. necessity of seeking a injunction. Taylor told newsmen court 'General Assembly Sept. 18. that! Lodee told the Assembly's of Eisenhower motored Andrews Field to the the collision with the occurred. The five aboard the'altiludc for fron] plane and the truck driver j to open. bail out, but lacked enough their parachutes The Army withheld the going The collision with the truck names of the dead. Theft Laid fo Banker Van Doren said he would nol answer questions about his own appearances until he testifies mittec. before the subcom- He denied a charge by the evidently Ihe union and Political Committeejhelicopter his preferred occurred when the plane was The airplane was an L20 DALLAS industry had failed to reachjthe United States would joinj down-to-earth bargaining members of the new cause they have been in a rc-j10.nation Disarmament Com- volving door. By this he said he meant that each party re- mittee in Geneva early next fused to gel into one in EjvinK Soviet without being satisfied on the most serious other. (scrutiny. The board chairman said he fell, some progress had been made toward defining issues in Ihe dispute. "If we get this straightened Taylor said, "it should be of assistance to ultimately getting a settlement." Taylor said the three board members would continue to meet privalely outside the hearing with industry and (Continued Page A-5. Col. 1) Head-on Truck Crash Kills Youth HOLLYWOOD (UPI) A 17-year-old boy was killed and another youth critically injured Tuesday night when their went out of con- trol and smashed head on into a gasoline truck. The victim was identified as Gabriel Hartman, of Los Angeles. John Bulis. 17, of Los Angeles suffered Iwo broken legs, a skull fracture and lacerations. Police said the car carrying Ihe youths passed two other autos at high speed on the right, side, shot in front of them hit the truck. HE SAID, however, that the United States still does not know what kind of inspec- tion and controls the Soviet Union will accept and this is a key to whether the Soviet plan is acceptable. "There cannot be 100 per cent disarmament with only 10 per cent Lodge declared. He urged the Soviet Union to elaborate a detailed con- trol plan before the Geneva disarmament talks begin if it wants the Khrushchev plan to get serious consideration. "The sounder and clearer and more unambiguous the accompanying plan for inspec- tion and he said, "the more attention the pro- posal itself will deserve." Weather Low clouds late to- night and early Thurs- day, but mostly sunny Thursday afternoon. Lit- tle change in tempera- ture. Maximum tempera- ture by noon today: 78. (Continued Page A-4, Col. 3) makmtr a landing at an air- port. investigation was required. IN THE EVENT enough evi- dence is collected implicating any suspect, a federal warrant would be issued for his arrest. boal reportedly was going 16 km knot speed The injured girl is at. Sea- side Hospital, where physi- cians today said her condition was "slightly improved." Her 11-year-old brolher Mi- a cross-country training flight; subcommittee chairman, Rep. was jn Oren Hams thai hejbut escaped with bruises. had been evading service of FBI to- l.he subpoena, issued last I ii Surgeon Putting GaS .out of Ft. Rucker; Ala. BIRTHDAY CAKE FROM STUDENTS TO IKE Two Abilene, Kan., high school students present President Kisenhower a cake today on his 69th birthday anniversary as he prepares to return to Wash- ington. The students are Carol Saulmon (left) and Rick Thornton. Standing next to Rick is Milton Eisenhower, the President's brother. Behind man in center is Presidential secretary Jim Press Wirephoto.) jday accused a trusted bank Dorcn sajd he AutO Hit, Killed (officer of a short- been "so dislressed" by his: HOUSTON Dun- suspension from his C' McKeever! 54, promi- Government agents said the Job by the Houston surgeon, was money disappeared over Co. lasl week lulled Tuesday nighf when and testimony brought out in-struck by an automobile las two years at the hearings that while he was putting gasoline National Bank of Dallas. decided Thursday to go, in his car. James Cook Evans. 52, an away for a long weekend. I McKeever's vehicle had run assistant vice president, spc- 'ollt of about a mile from cifically was charged with THE QUIZ read; the downtown area. He was I from a prepared statement, pinned to the rear of his car false entry m Ihe banks beforc a of struck by an automo. cameras and about 100 re- bile driven by Roberl L. books amounting lo Agents said Ihe and photographers injBushman, 29. was discovered while .news conference in the! Charges of negligent homi- was absent from the bank "le He said he had journeyed cause of illness. Hotel cide and driving while intoxi- cated were filed againsl 'oul of Ihe state "lo find some A BANK'S SPOKESMAN1 solace in the October beauty said: "Kvans became involved NCW now alive wilh five men outside foli.aee' bank, leading to what the Bushman. WHERE TO FIND IT rScientisls are pleased that Van Doren and his wife, he Explorer VII is sending back ;said, "walked Ihe woods andivaluable data as it zooms climbed mountains" and did not learn until Monday night bank termed a misappropri- ation of funds." Bank officials would the congressional explain further, referring wished to question newsmen to the FBI, which, u He said he made himself m turn, refused to reveal available and had thcr information. j accepted the subpoena with- The TB1 said Evans an hour prior to his meet- cealed the by use inK with tlie Prcss- of fraiidulenl receipts. U. S. Marshal Lunney said the Thomas J. counsel to Evans had been House subcommittee con- the bank and ils predeces-jducting the probe told him a through space, encircling the globe every minute, 41 sec- onds. Slory on Page A-3. snr, the American Exdiangc'subcommittee National Bank, since 1925. Ben Woolen, the nank's president, said no other em- ploye is involved. member had I served the subpoena. LUNNY HAD said earlier i (Continued Page A-4. Col. 1) Beach B-T. Hal A-25. A-25. C-6 to 11. B-I4, 15. B-IIi. Death B-2. A-24. B-3. Shipping A-26. C-l to 5. B-10. Tides, TV, C-I2. A-25. B-4 to 7.