Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - October 26, 1959, Long Beach, California
UNION TRY REACH SEPARATE TRUCE BANDIT ON CRUTCHES Cuba Frenzy Against U.S., Labor Confederation Backs Premier in Call for Shutdown HAVANA C u b a n s swarmed into Havana from the provinces today in answer to Fidel Castro's call for a protest by a million voices against "foreign aggression" from the United States. A spokesman declared Cuba should arm 500.0XX) workers for defense. The bearded Prime Minister addressed a mammoth meeting this afternoon on Cuban demands that the Uni- ted States prevent anti-Castro Cubans in Florida from send- ing planes over Cuba to drop arms and anti-government leaflets. The Cuban Confederation of Labor set the stage. It ordered a general work shut- down at noon in Havana and three neighboring provinces to assure a huge crowd in the show of loyalty at the presi- dential, palace, which opened at 2 p.m. 4 ELECTRIC SERVICE and telegraph and telephone com- munications abroad were ex- em'pted, confederation lead- ers said. David Salvador, chief of Cuba's organized labor under Castro, appealed through newspapers for establishment of a workers militia "to pro- tect us from aggression from the imperialist United Slates monopolies and the traitors and war criminals they are protecting." He said a half million men should be formed into battalions with full military equipment. Salvador also urged expan- sion of the budget of the ministry of the armed forces, headed by Castro's brother! Raul, to provide for the chase of more warplanes, antiaircraft artillery and oth- er for offense, hut for the defense of our sovereignty." POLICE SOURCES said another light plane droppec anti-Castro leaflets on Ha vana's outskirts Sunday night, but was driven off by two fighters. Cuban warplanes patrolled the Havana area today, pre sumably fearing that anti- Castro forces might do some leaflet dropping on the mass meeting. A U. S. Embassy spokesman said the Embassy had not re- quested any special police protection, that it was "tak- ing at face value the min- istry of state's promise Satur day that Americans here The Finest Evening Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1958 30 PAGES PRICE 10 CENTS TELEPHONE HE 5-1161 Vol. 228 HOME EDITION (Six Editions Daily) CLASSIFIED HE 2-S8M He's Gone to the WHILE HIS HANDLER stands by with gun drawn waiting for further reinforcements, Champ, St. Paul, Minn., 'police department's trained dog, clamps a firm hold on the shoulder of Stanley McFarlin, 20. Champ sniffed out McFarlin when squads of police answered burglar alarms in a business building. Mc- Farlin, a college student, was booked by police on suspicion of Wirephoto.) would be guaranteed protec- tion by ment." the Castro govern- 3 Killed, 1 Injured in Plane Crash HESPERIA private plane crashed Sunday night near Hesperia Airport, killing three of the four persons aboard. But it wasn't discov- ered until residents heard the cries of the survivor today. the dead tentatively were identified as: Sgt. William .1. Gibson, 34, and his wife, of George Air Force Base at Men Win Prize by Nobel STOCKHOLM (ffii Two American atomic scientists today were awarded the 1959 Nobel Physics Prize for the discovery of the anti-proton, proving that matter exists in two forms, as particles and anti-particles. The physics winners are LADY LUCK FINALLY SMILES ON BILL L. B. Mailman Wins (or a Home) By BERT RESNIK Lady Luck has always resisted the advances of mailman Willard (Bill) Swinton. He'd go to a horse race maybe once a year and the ponies he bet should have been pulling plows. He'd go to Las Vegas maybe once every three years and drop his money so fast he couldn't even re- member the color. Not that Bill ever expen- sively wooed Lady Luck. Italian-born Emilio Segre, and Dr. Owen 39, born in San Francisco.1 Both are attached to the Uni-! versity of California at Berke- ley. The chemistry prize this year was awarded to Prof. Jaroslaw Heyrovsky, a 68- Mrs. Arness Suicide Try Laid to Breakup LOS ANGEI.ES brought all this on my self and now I have to accept the responsibility." first Nobel award ever made to Czechoslovakia HEYROVSKY was honored' for developing the polaro- graphic method of rapidly analyzing the precise chem- cal composition of compli- cated substances. It has been particularly valuable in the! field of metallurgy. Segre and Chamberlain are :he 17th and 18th Americans to win the Nobel physics So said Mrs. James Arness today after arriving from was say attempted suicide by i'pr mane _. slashing her wrists. The cuts were superficial. She said she was unhappy over breakup of her marriage. Her husband is TV's lower- ing Matt (Gunsmoke) Dillon. He was not at the airport to meet her. Virginia Arness said she Turkey Hit by Strong Earthquake intends "to try to pull myself together so I can raise my family." ISTANBUL (UPI) A SHE TOLD newsmen: ".Mm strong earthquake in north-'is very polite to me, hut very award. They will divide Turkey Sunday killediindifferenl- He docsn'' want at least 13 persons and leftia reconciliation, and I can't 'quite make it without him." The Swedish Academy of Sciences, which awards the prizes provided by the in- nearby Victorville; Eddie Mil-! (Continued Page A-fi, Col. 4) dofn, 34, of Arcadia. MILDOM'S WIFE was alive Schoolboy Kills Self as 'Social Outcast' CALABASAS 17- 7 a.m. today. She was cut out year-old high school boy wKen plrfne the wreckage of the was discovered about of 'the wreckage and rushed to a hospital at Apple Valley. The airport operator said the two couples had rented a plane from him and gone to Los Vegas, Nev., for the weekend. Hft said1 the plane hit ft powef line, whils approaching committed suicide apparently because he felt he was a "so- cial sheriff's depu- ties reported today. James F. Ford, a junior at 23 badly injured, Turkish au- thorities said today. Three separate shock She said their marriage hit the rocks because of "Holly- wood influences." She didn't waves, the first at 6 heyond saying that and the last shortly after has ,0 for his night, destroyed or damaged 537 houses in the province of Erzurum. The earthquake was cen- tered in the Minis area, where families stayed out on the streets all night rather than risk being inside their houses. Authorities may rise as fear the toll search parties work. From the airport she went to her home in suburban Pacific Palisades where her three children have stayed while she took a trip to try to forget her problems. airport for a landing. 'neck. Canoga Park High away wreckage and was found- by his father.lcommunications are restored Samuel, in a closet with with isolated areas. The clothesline knotted abotit knocked down otiations in the 104-day steel strike, began separate negotiations with the United Steelworkers Union today and expressed optimism on chances for settlement. Edgar F. Kaiser, the com- pany's board chairman, told reporters "sure I'm optimis- when he was asked whether he expected an agreement. 'But don't talk as if we've got it done." His statement followed morning of preliminary nego tiation with David J. McDon aid, steelworkers union gen eral president, and Arthui Goldberg, the union's genera counsel, at which Jack Ash by, Kaiser president, partici pated. Negotiations resumec after a luncheon recess am bargaining on actual issues was set for later today. X' THE SURPRISE action b Kaiser breached the soli( front of the basic steel indus try in its long and bitter con tract fight with the United Steelworkers Union. While Kaiser said it would >argain alone with (he union n Washington, talks between JSW committees and other ndividual steel firms got un der way in Pittsburgh and elsewhere. THESE SESSIONS were distinct from a scheduled meeting in Pittsburgh of top union officials and represent- atives of the biggest compa- nies led by U. S. Steel Corp. A note of urgency was in- jected into the peace maneu- verings as the U. S. Third Cir- cuit Court of Appeals an- nounced it would give its de- cision Tuesday in a Taft- Hartley injunction proceeding against the strike. The court will ruic whethci the 500.000 striking steel- workers must return to work for 80 days under the injunc- (Continued Page A-6, Col. 1) It Was Pretty Crazy, He Says BANDIT SUSPECT DISPLAYS CRUTCHES James A. Eddy, 23, Caught by Police After Robbery LOS ANGELES bandit on crutches robbed a downtown hotel clerk of Sunday. Clerk M. H. Hicks said the man threatened him with a club, took the money, and stumped out the door. Police searched the area. Officer H. E. Smith halted abruptly as he passed a big planter box in front of a nearby building. One of the flowers in it had blue eyes. DRAGGED FROM HIS HIDING place was James A. Eddy, 23, who said he had been unable to work since his right ankle was injured in an accident two years ago. "I'd never have tried it if 1 hadn't been he told police. "Whoever heard of a robber on crutches? It's The officers agreed with him. OPERATION OF FUTURE Russian May Graft 2nd Human Heart MOSCOW Soviet doctor says he hopes to give a human a second heart to help out in an emer- gency. Dr. Vladimir Demikhov, an experimental specialist in Moscow's First Medical Institute, says he has suc- cessfully planted hearts in two dogs. I He showed the dogs to newsmen Sunday. Each had ia patch on the left side where, ihc said, the new hearts had jbeen attached and were functioning inside effectively. Stocks Rally With Steel Peace Hope NEWYORKW) The .stock market closed sharply I higher today on renewed [hopes for a settlement of the prolonged steel strike. Gains in key issues ranged from a few cents to around a share, although some elec- tronics held advances of more than that. Trading was brisk. The ticker fell behind floor trans- actions for 12 minutes at the opening. "Oh Bill moved the receiver (Continued Page A-4, Col. I) WHERE TO FIND IT Beach B-I. Hal A-ll. Bridge-Page A-ll. C-S to 7. C-4. B-2. A-10. B-3. Shipping C-4, C-1 to 4. Tides, TV, A-ll. B-4, S, ft. Kidnaper Suspect Captured GREENFIELD. Mass. State police said today they have picked up Rodney Aus- tin, 44, of Newcastle, Maine, who has been sought since Friday in the abduction of a 14-year-old Maine baby sitter. State Police Sgt. Timothy Moran at headquarters in Boston said the man had been identified as Austin at the state police barracks in Shel- burne Falls, eight miles from THE SECOND HEART, he said, took half the work loatl off the original heart. The 43-year-old doctor, who first gained worldwide at- tention by successfully trans- planting dogs' heads, said hopes to try grafting ja supplemental heart on a hu- man being before the end of the year. The purpose would be to lower the strain on the pa- tient's own heart during an operation or prolonged seri- ous illness. here. Austin was unarmed and offered little resistance al- though he had fled into died. woods. Three troopers picked lim up after receiving a telephone call from a farmer who had given the man a ride n his pickup truck. Moran said Austin will ap- pear in North Adams District :ourt Tuesday on fugitive warrants charging abduction and rape. HIS PLAN IS to use the heart of a The person who has heart can Be revived by electrical shock as long as 112 hours after death, he said. The Soviet specialist emphasized that the govern- ment would not permit such a daring experiment on a normal human being but only in a case where it might save a patient's life. NEW ANTIBIOTIC NAMED SYNCILLIN Penicillin Tablet Available Soon, May Make Injections Obsolete By BEN ZINSER A new penicillin tablet, so powerful it may make penicillin shots obsolete, will be available to physi- cians in the next few weeks. The new product, first synthetic penicillin ever to be prepared for medical use, will be trade named Synecillin. Development of Syncil- lin is the culmination of a 10-year research program. The new antibiotic is the result of 3 complex chemi- cal procedure for creating variations of penicillin never before possible. Dr. A m e 1 R. Menotti, scientific director of Bris- tol Laboratories, Syracuse, N.Y., said the new tablet promises to make penicillin injections a thing of the past. Preliminary tests, he said, indicate that Syncillin can provide effective anti- biotic action in the blood- stream at levels twice as high as those obtained with the same dose of existing forms of penicillin. Dr. Menotti said early evidence indicates the new product will not produce the incidence of dangerous allergic reactions attribut- able to penicillin shots. He said there also are in- dications that germs which have developed resistance to older penicillins may be vulnerable, to the new form. Results of early trials of the drug in human patients will be disclosed next week at the Seventh Annual Symposium on Antibiotics in Washington, D. C.