Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - October 15, 1959, Long Beach, California
HAD BEEN LIFE OF PARTY Errol Flynn Stricken, Dies on Canada Visit FOOTHILL BRUSH FIRE RAGES UNCONTROLLED fhe Soutfiland's Finest Evening Newspaper 219 PAGES LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15, 1959 PRICE 10 CENTS TELEPHONE HE 5-1161 CLASSIFIED HE 2-5859 EDITION (Six Editions Daily) Nobel Prize in Medicine to 2 Americans Stanford, NYU Men! Cited for Heredity! Mechanisms Study STOCKHOLM. Sweden Two American scientists; iwere awarded this year's' Nobel Prize in medicine for pioneer research into thei basic mechanisms of heredity. They are Dr. Severe) Genoa :of the New York University College of Medicine and Dr. Arthur Kornberg. The decision was taken by the Swedish Royal Caroline Instilute of Medicine and Physiology this afternoon. The reward signaled an P.X- plosive biochemical advance! in Ihe basic scientific level of heredity. j THE PRIZE this year is worth 220.7UO Swedish crowns The money conies 'from trusts set up under ihe of Alfred Nobel, Swedish r-i iniTikT i j- j j linvcnlor of dvnamite. The: F.KROL who died Wednesday night, is shown with his three wives: top, rirsi were awarded in ri AMFS with l.ili Dainita in 1037; center, with Nora Edclington in 19-18, and hclow, inoi and are given for chcm- with current wife, Patrice Wymore, from whom he was separalixl. (AP) TWO HOBBIES Errol Liked Booze Old, Gals Young By JAMES BACON HOLLYWOOD Flynn was a charming roguej and pretended to be nothing! else. j He had two hobbies in life' and booze. And in< his SO years, he had plenty: of both. He liked his whisky; aged bill his women young. I At the height of his fame; the mid sleek Auburn roadster was a familiar sight around Holly- wood High School. On his ratal trip lo Van- couver, B. C.. he was accom- istry, physics, literatuie. a.s, well as in the field of medi- and physiology. In addi- lion there is the Nobel Peace idol VANCOUVFR, R. C. Swashbuckling matinee mui p.-. Errol Flynn, one of Ihe last- Americans also won lhc of the gallant screen greatsiprize for medicine lasi year, of two decades ago, was dead They were George Beadle, Kd- todav in this British Columbia ward TaUlm and erberg, for their work in ge- metropolis. He was oO. netics j Flynn, grown paunchy and The work of Dr. Ochoa and 'graying but still ex u d i n Kornberg centered on the icharm, was stricken Wedne.s-'chemical structural paltcrnof day night in aparlmem "1P where he had dropped in for Oro.a Andersen. dlall'lcl a drink. He apparently diedbonucleic acid) of a hear, attack. An autopsy The Inslilulo said lin, Island women's rrr- Save Homes at Altadena Acres Burn in Angeles Forest; Battle Blaze LOS ANGELES A foothill brush fire burned to within yards of a group of homes near Altadena to- day but a massed array of pumper trucks succeeded in checking the flames. Three families were evacu- ated temporarily, but barring the unexpected, firemen said the threat to Altadena was more potential than imme- diate. Scene of the stand is a sub- division of about 100 homes known as the Meadows. It occupies a knolltop separated .from Ihe remainder of Alta- Idena by a steep canyon. By midmorning flames had crept up the knoll's sides to within i a few feet of several homes jin the class. But night-long soaking of roofs and nearby brush stopped the before they did dam- j Meanwhile the 4.500-acre ifirc. completely out of control I for the second day, burned I most furiously along a four- mile front on its northeast edge. This front is in a wild- erness area of Angeles Na- tional Forest, in Ihe San Ga- briel Mountains, far from any I structures. i V i FLAMES, burning north- !wcsl, jumped Angeles Crest Hwy. at several points and kept going. It was alongside i Ibis highway, lower inl he hills, thai the fire started from a carelessly flipped cigarette. Wednesday night, lo the wesi on the opposite side of Los Angeles, another brush .fire flared briefly. H was near Mount St. Mary's College in WASHINGTON (AP) The head of President Mnnica 'The college was evacuated as Eisenhowers inquiry panel on lhe steel strike lodayia precautionary measure, but urged the industry and union to resume direct ncgotia-'the blaze was contained be- 11 lions and seek ;m agreement before Sunday. fore doing any damage. It Both the industry and union --------------Icharrcd six acres. SWEEP TO TOP A fireman calmly tends lo the pumping equipment on fire enpinc a.s a mass of (lames swept along the edge of a mountain highway in the Angeles Nation- al Forest, northeast of Los Angeles. Fire began Tuesday. (AP Wircphoto) Greta Sefsfke Aid Urges More Channel Talks m Steel Strike Mark E seemed in accept the sugges- submitting their differ-! Fifteen hundred men and BEVERLY AADLAND Actor's Protegee was planned today. in its'ofYiciaT atation tbaithe ord hul failcd in an attempt 0pnrRO Hynn s life ended in sur- two American scientists were to break the men's record, roumnngs he liked hest-with awardcd lhp ..for tnoir ,imc was hourR and good hquor on hand and a discovenes of the mechanisms ,cvpn beautiful young protegee, tlle f __ rf W. Taylor at lhp windup of Ihe panel's hear- But no immediate cision by outside neutrals. Moments before he had in the biological synthesis of ribomicleic acid and desoxyri- ences to arbitration, or a de- JS tanker planes, dropping fire-retarding horate solution, fought I h e Angeles Forest FIRST, R. Conrad CoopeiYbla7C- Conlml sli11 was a ings. Hill no immediate a s c c.xcculive, question mark, negotiating bonuclcic acid." -15 hours. 4 U. S. Output Slightly as his protegee. She also had been his protegee in Paris a III for WASHINGTON Federal Rpwrvp Rmrrf rr i LiiLifii KUStMvn nnniu re 7anuck A FEW WEEKS ago, he tossed a 17lh birthday cele- hralion for the blonde actress. despite the denly stopped. Then he told a reporter: sle.c "ldox fc" nnc 'h? doclor "She's getting loo old for me." H8 ccnl of lllc breathing until Flynn's alcoholic intake aveiape. been the life of the party. s established two weeks ago by Then he complained of back DR OCHQA M pains and lay down in ihe t sides. bedroom. Dr. Grant Gould, in He said thai if ihoy are un- h whose apartment he wa -II, was horn ,n AT THE TIME Miss Floren-nhle visiting, examined Flynn and tin made her swim she broke ncP_r had him remain quiet after L a r '''l lhc recnrd lhen hv Miss administering adrenalin MM. um. int. each man. said it was honor- Anderson. Miss Anderson _. Thc POLICE REPORTS said lhc inR "two "f "1P hinchcnv made "lal time "f Li doclor had stepped out of the lsls present nine in hours and 25 minutes during room for a moment, and when lhcir mosl actlvc aBc- a round-trip swim of lhc reporting findings David J. McDonald replied: ONE COUNTY fire captain minutes, was n hc nnlinn wams a sclllc-that they preferred negotia-said: mem of ihr damaging strike arbitration., "It looks like it'll take a Taylor lectured In holh "I am in the mood lo bar-icouple of day at least. We gain collectively to try tojhaven't had much rair. at all ____ an Me-the past few years and I've reach agreement by Kajd. never seen the brush so dry. nn. Ihcy should con- Cooper similarly said that! "This stuff doesn't HIR industry frowned on arbi-'it explodes." tralion and wanted lo negoli-1 Only a few homes had been ale its settlement. 'damaged since the fire broke Taylor, in a summary of out Tuesday along Angeles (Continued Page A-5, Col. 4) (Continued Page A-5, Col, 5) heado bio- channel. Seen as Near month. (Continued Page Col. I) chemistry at New York Uni- Tom Park snl Ihe record versity's College nf Medicine mainland in-C.iialina mark of liifid mouth j r Public hearing on a hit-run an inh-ilamr and head of a team of c.xperi- o hoiux and 10 minutes limp i u an inn.ilatoi -j niiui.s ancl lu minuies June accident was be roulri Ti-rivp hut ii wit mcnlcrs in thai school, said 17 ,R j j u coumannp, nul u was J7-IS. in.ili. ing conducted here today by hcui" in the water for the. Coast. Guard. greater impact this gee, 17-year-old beads on starlet Beverly Aadland, had Ochoa's group was believed Andersen said she planned to come here five days earlier lo ln he lllc firsl lo Pul lhcm take a hath and go shopping that, as of topether in a chain outside a Shc off on Scasjdp ,'ing o.ganism. swjm 8.a, Hospjla, lnday rc OCHOA REPORTEDLY Sh? her condition was "un nose-mo f 1 rT T1ic hoard 'indicated, how- nn use. ...............the process involves joining seuci. une 01 nisouectois walknnr is h'lvnn nnrl Inioci nrmo small molecules into chains, hCadS a Mnng.n hours and 7 minutes. Miss Ih.rteen-year old uas "am e- WRS IT SAID TO FIND IT "inventories of luxury yacht Zaca. wcre hojnR depleted! There v-as no word yet on British book by Queen and output curtaiimentslfuneral plans or where Flynn Mary's official steel-consuming indus- will be buried. tells how mother of were spreading." VIII was pained and angered During September, it said. HIS PROTKGEE during his by his abdication and mar- jls visil, Mrs. George Caldough nageto Wallis Warficld Simp-cst sidc in reducing said Flynn had expressed the look substances from living (Continued Page A-ft, Col. 4) at Arrow Point, Isthmus. son. Story on Page A-8. Reach B-I. Hal A-27. A-27. C-6 lo 11. B-M, 15. A-ll. Death B-2. A-26. B-3. Shipping A-12. C-l, 2, 3, 5. C-l. Tides, TV, C-12. Vital A-11. A-27. B-4 lo S. Your activity in Ihe railroad equip--wish more than once to he menl and shipbuilding indus- buried al his ranch in Ja- Iries. maica. She said Miss Aadland The hoard also said the would try to have his wishes copper strike which began in carried out. August was holding down "He died laughing." Mrs. output in the nonferrous min- ;ing and manufacturing indus- Pa-gp A'1 Cnl- 3) tries. to Depart for Florida Rest WASHINGTON Vice President and Mrs. Richard M. Nixon completed arrangements today lo fly to West Palm Beach tonighl for a vacation at a privalc beach- front home of unidentified fnrnrK Increasing night and morning fog and low clouds near (he coast to- nighl and Friday. Mostly sunny Friday and slight- ly cooler. DR. A. KORNBERG Nobel Prize Winner north of lhc changed." A formal ('nasl Guard IP lease staled: SHE REVEALED she al- -witnesses lo the accident1 mosi gave up the swim half- wiM he questioned, after which :way to the island when the parljcs wjn he named as in-l .seas became choppy. She got dicatcd by results of lhe ques-! .seasick and was unable to (joninp, i !takc her regular feedings. j Escorting the swimmer was MEANWHILE, Long Rparlv Charles Slillwell's 70 f oo I Deparlmenl crime Arcturus, which used laboralory lechnicians were iradar lo guide Miss Andersen..making tests on two slrands' Also Accompanying her were of hair recovered from the Lloyd Whaley's yacht La Of a suspect boat, and Dr. R. H. Shultz' yacht Paint from the same boal i Morencia. "appeared" to he the samei Main pacer was 24-year-old color as scrapings found Myrna Thompson of I. o n g wreckage of thr dinghy' Reach, who swam ft of ihe II which Susan and her HIT-RUN BOAT VICTIM hours with Greta. old brother. Michael, were, Su Hamilton, 13, injured critically Sunday ,h, when a speodbon, nt, through the din.hy in which m a small dinghy which siso "appears" damajrd. po- she and her brother were ndmp. is comforted by pare with Grrta lirr addrd. nurse Mane at Seaside Hospital.