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Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - September 1, 1959, Long Beach, California COUNTY Cambodia King, Queen Narrowly Escape Bomb Pageant Format Stirs Council Clash Decision to Send Miss U. S. Contest Out of City Hit Two city councilmen clashed today with spokes- men for Long Beach's Inter- national Beauty Congress over the proposed cancelling of a United States contest at future Long Beach pageanls But the leaders of Ihe new process of be ing divorced from thc Miss Universe In pageant will be more lavish more truly international with out the interstate competi lion. Congress officials met wit the Cily Council at the lat ter's request to review latest developments in preparing a new format for the inlcrna- tional evenl without use of 'the titles Miss Universe and Miss U.S.A.. which arc owned i by a swimsuil company. v ALTHOUGH arranged earli- SACRAMENTO (UP1) sanak looked on as the acting LOS ANGELES cr, Ihe meeting followed with-' Gov. Edmund G. Brown said'protocol chief, Prince Noro- for a 800-m i 11 i o n-d o 11 a riin hours an announcement by CAMBODIA'S King Norodom Suraniarit and Queen Sisowath Kossanak nar- rowly escaped death Monday night when a gift-disguised bomb exploded in the palace. Three members of the palace staff were killed and three hurl Brown May Close Most of Forests PHNOM PENH, Cambodia King and queen of Cambodia narrowly escaped death Monday night when a bomb disguised as a gift went off at the royal palace. Three of the palace slaff were killed and three others injured. King Norodom Suramarit. and Queen Sisowath Kos- The Southlatul't Finest Evening Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1959 rol. 181 TRICK 10 CENTS TELEPHONE HE 5-1161 30 PAGES CLASSIFIED HE 2-5U3D EDITION (Six Editions Daily) I L. B. Monorail Plan Offered! AFTER-DINNER TOO PRIVATE A London bobby tries to clear way as President Eisenhower and Britain's Prime Minister Harold Macinillan leave 10 Downing St. Monday niglit for Up 4 Cents More Than Seen Earlier New Rate Said Needed for Record '59 Budget LOS ANGELES Board of Supervisors today pproved an ll.31-cent in- reasc in the genera! county ax rale. Acting on a formal tax-rate esolution by County Auditor oseph M. Low rev, the board aiscd the rate from its pres- nt per of as- cssed valuation to The boost was determined is necessary lo meet an all- inie high budget of 54 for the 1959-60 fiscal year. It had been previously esti- nated the rate would go up only 7.7 cents, but assessed valuation and surplus figures were less favorable than ex- pected. V 3 THIS YEAR of the tolal budget had to be raised by properly taxes, rep- resenting a in- crease from the previous fis- cal year. Adding lo the blues of county taxpayers was an It- cent hike in the Flood Con- jirol District rate which went up from 27.72 cents to 38.72 cenls. The flood-control tax is levied on all land and build- ings in the county except An- telope Valley and Santa Cala- after-dinner stroll. The President, replying to the crowd's entluisinsm by jlina island, but is not col waving, was nowhere near as concerned ns Hie Wircphoto.) today he is considering clos- ing 40 million acres of public land to fishermen, hunters and campers because of the extreme fire danger. Brown told a news confer- ence he met with dustry representatives and state and federal officials Monday to discuss the serious fire situation. He said lumber spokesmen requested the closure of all public lands under stale and federal control until the rains come. dom Vakrivin, began opening the package. It was addressed to the queen and was marked "from a Hong Kong friend." Suddenly the King said he must receive his deputy prime hiinistcr, who is leaving today to represent Cambodia at Die United Nations. He told the queen to follow him. A few seconds after the couple left the room, a loud explosion shook the building and ripped through the walls and floor of the room. monorail system for the Los. Angeles area were un- folded Monday before the Metropolitan Transit Author- ity. Oscar Mcinhardt, executive] director of the pageant, that the contest among stale dele- gates is to be eliminated. "No state ex-j claimed Councilman Charles, Thomas J. Lupo, who said R. he was the representative European induslrialist Dr. Doolcy. nYou are wilh the best r doing! of' Ike Reported Against Early Summit Mee! jthe show." LONDON Ml President Axel Wenner-Gren, outlined; thc plans before MTA execu- tive director Charles M. Gil- liss. I Councilman D. Pat Ahcrn [Eisenhower resisted a strong Lupo described as PAINCE VAKRIVIN and a father of monorail." servant were killed instant- "llic "1 haven't made up myling the niRht ly. The King's valet died dur- Brown said. THE GOVERNOR said he Three persons in the room below were wounded. There was some indication LUPO TOLD Gilliss construction of a pilot between Los Angeles fnter- Department of Interior rep- up anti-American sentiment. One official said the package resentatives. He pointed outLarried the of an Ameri. (hat it would be "meaning- Lan firm which less for him to issue in the construc- closure order for stale lands, tion of the Cambodian-Ameri- unless the federal government] Can Friendship Highway re- followcd suit on lands under its jurisdiction. supported Dooley's position. ncw bid bV Prime Minister Harold Macinillan for an early But Councilman Gerald Des- mond offered an view. "There have been many oppositcjsummil conference wilh the Soviet Union, high diplomatic complaints in the past be- cause 40 or 45 American girls competed against only thatjgirl from each of the line Desmond sources reported today. The American leader in- ;slcad insisted that any dcci- the talks outcome of his (C01TOIVS wtis to have been peace in our lime, but for months the world ivnilcd and wnlched, eyes focused on Hitler's llerlln. Wduld he give the word? Then, 20 years ago today, It with H (lie end of n world. Here an Associalcd Press corrcspomlenl who cov- ered the momentous events vividly ronipluros ihc scene, in thc first of three articles nn Ihc outbreak nl World War II.) lected from personal properly. V V TUP, SUPERVISORS also officially sel a tax rate for school districts throughout the county and for other spc- jcial districts including gar- bage-disposal, sanitation, road- maintenance, lighting, sewers and others. The County Public Library District lax rate was increased by slightly more than a cent from 11.58 to 12.62 cents. It is collected in unincorporated areas and some cities. national Airport .and downtown district can the be! Many "people felt liiat was meetings with Soviet Premier not fair play." Nikita Khrushchev. Macinillan went along with CONFIRMING that such Eisenhower's argument, aftcrj By EDWIN SIIANKE Pieii Slall WrMcr Berliners awoke early on the morning of Sept. 1, 1939, to the blare of brassy military inarches on ihcir radios instead of gay waltzes and soft symphonies. "They've marched, haven't; started by 1960 if the Wen- protests had come from for- ner-Gren franchise request gets early approval. Lupo described these other eign countries, Mcinhardt said realizing that the American position was not subject lo cancelling the contest amongichangc, it was said. the slates would enable the! Even up to Monday, in- proposed routes: along the; pageant to present as manyjformants said, thc two lead San San cently built with U.S. aid. {0 San Bernardino freeway lo as GO foreign entries instcad'crs were trying to reconcile Bernardino, along the of the 34 who appeared herejtheir differing approaches to this year. thc issue. ficials all agreed that the card Big Bonus Numbers mo Coming But the United Slates still "If I did use the closure.was a disguise. An official announcement said an Asian foreigner de- power, it would not cut down on the hunting and fishing he said. "It would merely extend the seasons." Vakrivin Monday. Inside He indicated that campersja lacquered box, and in it a Macmillan with branches to Glendale and will be rcprescnlcd, its dele-meetings of insisted the thc Anolhcr big bonus is 3 Indicted in Radio Payoff WASHINGTON Three former officials of the Mutual Broadcasting System were ac- jcuscd today of accepting to pill out political And ina'momcm she. favorable to the her answer Dominican Republic over the Tan fares 'burs l forth on lhciradio Iradio. A solumn-voiccd aii-l accusation was madr Inoimccr read Adolf Hitler's1" a" charging order of the day lo his with fililllrc to register force and navy to llic Department cc wilh force." aScnt for a foreign prmci- in earlier, while the Poles slept, iP'1'1 my German landladyjj 'asked anxiously. jstore for Press-Telegram armored columns and Pasadena south along theigate chosen in a large-scaleiforcign ministers in Geneva! Harbor and Long Beach free-Icon test oulside of Uveredth7packaEe to Prince Ways' inereo tne pacKage to i rmce r Long justified the calling of earlyi isummit talks. Eisenhower would be prevented from us- ing all but supervised camp- second box, locked with a key and bound with tape. Thc announcement said an grounds. investigation had been IF HE TAKES thc almost parted, unprecedented action of clos-' ing public lands thc Rfinlsc Ml said he would have to act by; 11X3 II Friday in order to keep1 sportsmen and campers out of thc danger areas over the: Labor Day weekend. i f Fish and Game DirectorlOT William E. Warne said he still hopeful the closure would) NEW YORK Na- rights to the 600 to 800 and thc organization of overhead right-of-way, thc experjcnce. Our new not be necessary. tional City Bank of New York "But if it bcomes neces- today boosted the prime lend- sary." he said, "I will recom-ling rale from to 5 per mend (o the Fish and effective immediately. Commission that we have The prime rate is a basic later deer-hunting seasonimoney market charge and when feasible." an incrf :se in other If the closure were to charges all along the tend from tlie coming week- end for a month it would in- line. The prime late is what banxs charge (heir biggest elude the final week of thelojslomcrs with the besl crcd- state's coastal deer hunt ratings, thc first week of the inland! season. the Santa AnaJBeach. with an extension to! "From its inception in Beach to serve resort, Miss Universe event has, eas- jbeen produced by a Longi HE TOOK the view that the In return lor group Wc havc the Communist refusal to confirm '-uflwaffc hild al' Poland. 'Rogers announced that the Five bonus numbers worth; i.-pnc' world War look my indictment, returned by a fed- each will be added to the my landlady said. cril1 Krand jury, named the days list of 11 lucky afraid this one will take following: imy 'war baby.1 He's some-: International ;'worth from to financier In order to enter thc con- 'where on that Polish ;you know." operators would pay a pcr-jsflow can't bc a duplicate of ever present threat against on we have had in the Western position. to to MTA, Lupo said. He wc f surc jt at.> Allied rights of occupalion in Print your name address, shc tllrncri (n hcr hfnlsp. West Berlin rcpresenlcd an.alld Sodal Security numbcHwork, troubled about what thc from 'Alexander L. Gutcrma, who Mutual's president dur- lnc car'y months of this a post card and mail ir future held. Thc Independent, Press- the MTA would retain super-', morc and betlcr cnlries indication nn" .u- tj j ;Long ?.OR nl board Garliind Jl'-. ciiiiirniiin; and L. Cn.peppcr Jr.. visory control over Ihe nel-, work. I (Continued Page A-4, Col. 4) Bar Fight Spreads Into 2-Block Brawl FAYETTEVILLE, N. barroom fight spread into a two-block street brawl involving nearly 100 persons Monday night when a group of soldiers from Ft. Bragg objected to a policeman's at- 1 FIVE PER CEffT is thc rale in 28 years. It was increased last May from 4 to 4yt per cent. Chase Manhattan Bank, C. J largest in the city, followed tempt to arrest one of bar's patrons. the lead of First National City almost immediately. First National City is the second largest bank in New York; and the third in the country. Similar action by other the major banks across Ihc coun- was expected. If Khrushchev in WashinE-.Tr.w.onm Kfid Pinp A u p ,.ne. b04 Plnc A vc--sonscd that Hitler intended lo director of the MBS It your name The indictment named he is ready to remove go to war. The Nazi props-; threat, Eisenhower will as a winner, you machine, steadily build-' anxious bring identification and ing up a series of alleged co-conspirators .bin no as de- incidents, had seen lo.fcndanls, MBS Inc. and Radio willing and Jritain to go lo the summit, ic was reported to have said, The President stayed fast at his London "White PROPOSED MONORAIL SYSTEM Routes of a proposed 800-million-dollar monorail system for the Long Beach and Los Angeles areas arc detailed in (he Wirephoto.) :f your Social Security card to (he I, P-T. thr Here arc (Continued Page A-1, Col. 6) .5 p. 439-0 1 -27 1 0 I87-OI-6847 S5I-24-I56I 545-4-1-7402 Nikita to Talk on TV 1 Hour NEW YORK Premier Nikita S. Khrushchev will deliver a one-hour speech over (he NBC television and radio networks during visit to this country Ihisi month. i Khrushchev's talk broadcast live from S7I-30-84D5 574-05-2832 520-26-1763 (S5) 558-26-0453 231-10-2538 (S5) 565-48-7669 Previous day's lucky num- thai. Bui al the same timc.lNcws CorP described most Germans had hoped thc hccn orRamzcd by winners tcnsiOn would all end in thc lhrcc indicted Mutual offi- Sept. 3. anolher of Hitler's diplomatic.cials. in the case of the' (S50) (S25) (SIS) Rhineland, Austria, Day of PrayCT (Continued Page A-i, col. i) ;to End Steel Strike NEW YORK Na- WHERE TO FIND IT tional Council of Churches lo- in chree major U. S. Indus' tries. Sec P.igc A-3. will hewers (deadline Wednesday, 6 to 7 p.m. (3 to 4 p.m.. Long Beach lime) Sunday, Sept. 27, Ihe National Broadcasting Co. an- nounced Monday. His speech at the windup of his U.S. tour apparerilly will be similar to an address Vice President Richard M. Nixon made over Russian ra dio and television at (he end of Nixon's visit to the USSR. Sept. 2, 5 p. m.) are: 662-54-3067 525-12-0840 550-10-5097 337-01-23M 310-40-5003 345-05-5311 557-16-4336 437-20-4504 545-40-8147 065-20-1108 S57-03-4I83 (S50) (S3) (S5) Strike-, have been urPcd tnc to.unilP in prayer next Sunday lor an end to thc steel strike. The appeal was based on what was lermed "the mount- ing gravity of the situation." in which a half million work- ers have been idled and the nation's 12 largest basic steel firms have been shut down Beach B-l. A-II. A-11. C-4 to 9. B-6, 7. A-S. A-10. B-3. Shipping A-5. C-l lo 4. A-6. Tides, W, C-IO, 11. B-1. J, Your A-2. nearly two months. Weather Clear and continued through day except for some late night and early morning fog. ;