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Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - September 2, 1959, Long Beach, California Ike, De Gaulle Relive War II Victory Days FAMILY OF FOUR DIES IN SOUTH (ATE BLAZE PRESIDENT EISENHOWER BOWS as he acknowledges greeting speech by French President Charles de Gaulle. Between the two Presidents is Ludovic Channel, French chief of protocol. Eisenhower today arrived at Le Bourget Airport near Press Wirephoto.) Near Million Turn Out to Greet Visitor By GEORGE McARTHUR PARIS OP) President Dwight Eisenhower and Gen- eral Charles de Gaulle to day re-lived the heady days of victory in World War II with a triumphal parade up the majestic Champs Elysees. The two wartime leaders, standing in an open car, beamed proudly as they rode up. the mile and one quarter avenue which extends from the'Place dc la Concorde birthplace of French revolu- the Arch of Tri- umph. De Gaulle wore the war- time brigadier general's uni- form with which he led the Free French. The President was in a dark suit and soft he doffed .to the crowd. t EISENHOWER HELD UP both.arms in the gesture tha is h'is trademark. Cheer, rippled along the massed crowd as the open limousini passed. Thousands banked the streets. More leaned from windows along the way. Some stood at windows wilh champagne glasses raised in toasts. Soldiers stood at ramrod attention and almost shoul- der !to shoulder along the avenue. The limousine carry- ing De Gaulle and Eisenhower was surrounded by white- gloved motorcyclists in pre- cise formation. Eisenhower's last such trip up the broad avenue was June' 14, 1945 when he rode the running board of an army car and took the cheers of thousands celebrating the Allied victory in Europe. Many in today's crowd saw Eisenhower on that day and returned for another look, t SUBWAYS WERE jammed an hour before the parade, disgorging a steady stream of Frenchmen heeding De Gaulle's plea that everyone SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL President Eiseii- Tuesday dinner party Ike host- ed in London for World War II associates. Listen- ing in is Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery. See story on Page Wirephoto.) Governor Studying Recreation Closure Flames Foil Rescue Try Neighbor Tragedy Strikes Afier Couple Notes 2th Anniversary SOUTH GATE fam- ly of four perished today in n fire that destroyed their iome. The pie-dawn blaze took the lives of Dave Sprinkle, 35 tiis wife, Beryl, 27; their son Dave Jr., 6, and daughter Slar, 5. A ncxt-d o o r neighbor tfarry FreU, 55, made a val iant attempt to rescue the family but was driven away by flames. "It was like a blast fur he lold police. "The heat almost knocked me down." FRETZ SAID he awakened about a.m. and saw the blaze. He telephoned the fin department and then went to the blazing house. He said he broke a window with a rock! and tried to enter but was driven back by the heat. Then he futilely attacked the rag- ing flames wilh a garden hose. When firemen arrived they found the body of the boy Dave in the kitchen where ic apparently had gone from his bedroom trying lo escape. Police said the four were killed by asphyxiation. t 4 THE FIRE came afler an evening when Mr. and Mrs. Sprinkle celebrated their 12th wedding anniversary. They went out Tuesday night and eft Ihe children with a baby- sitter, Thelma George, 15. The couple returned home about a. m. and Sprinkle walked the girl home. Then he returned and he and his wife retired. Firemen said they believed a burning cigarette, left in the iving room or dining room, started a fire that smoulderec for at least two hours before eiupling into open flames. HOME The Southland's Finest Evening Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 2, 1959 Vol. 182 PRICE 10 CENTS TELEPHONE HE 5-1161 50 PAGES CLASSIFIED HE EDITION 1 Six Editions Daily) SACRAMENTO Edmund G. Brown today studied an "open-end" proposal to close about 70 million acres of California's public land to rccreatior in a move to prevent forest fires. Brown told newsmen he was talking with state offi cials to determine if heshoult close state-controlled land to lunlers, fishermen, campers and hikers. He said the proposal would stop all hunting and fishing during the closure period turn out to honor their liberator of 1944. At the towering Arch of Triumph, built as a symbol to Napoleon's victories, Eisen- hower stood for a moment injers will tribute to France's to pass legislation increasing the interest rate on govern- ment "F." and "H" savings bonds, Speaker of the House Sam Rayburn (D-Tex) saic today. Raybiirn told newsmen that success of the effort wil depend on the Senate. Bui he said that he had received assurances that Senate lead- Seek Hike in Bonds Interest WASHINGTON ses- sion-end effort will be made The governor said the closure Fatally Shot Man Chases L. A. Bandit LOS ANGELES (UPI) man with a bullet in his brain today chased a bandit half a block down the street before falling dead. He was identified as Jame: Hern, 50. Police said was a and would limit camping Liquor Store when twi hiking to supervised areas, bandits cnlered. go along with the (Continued Page A-5, Col. 1) WHERE TO FIND. IT Nazis grab Danzig in opening chapter of World War II. Second in series on 'The Day War Came" is on Page A-15. interest bill to the House. Beach B-l. Hal A-25. A-25. C-S lo II. B-10, 11. A-16. Death B-2. A-24. B-3. Shipping B-8. C-l to 5. B-8, 9. Tides, TV, C-I2. Vital B-IO. A-25. B-4, 5, 8. Your A-2, was requested by representa- lives of Ihe lumber induslry and slate officials. Brown said he would make a decision by Friday and pos- sibly before that so the peo- ple can be informed in lime lo allow Labor Day weekend outings to be canceled. 4 THE PROPOSAL met with immediate opposilion from al least one of (he state's five fish and game commissioners. Commissioner Henry G. Clineschmidt of Redding ac- cused lumber groups of "cry number holder. Hern grappled with !ucky Socja, Sccuritv ;unman. Three shots were 'ired, one striking Hern be- lind (he ear. The gunman then ran from the slore and [he wounded Hern pursued him until he collapsed. Meanwhile the other bandit took an undetermined amount of money from the cash reg- ister and fled. The House Ways and Means Committee, Rayburn said, outthal ready to send a savings bond HOUSE LEADERS have turned down President Eisen- hower's request for repeal ofi the per cent intrcst rate ceiling on all long-term mar- Frenchmen have learned the slogan "I j Like Ike" from seeing it in AMONG OTHER things, Nelson A. Rockefeller Here arc'Thc a of (deadline, Friday, Sept. 4, 5. Government Backs Memorial for F. D. R. WASHINGTON W) Ad- mirers of Ihe lale Prcsidcnl Franklin D. Roosevcll now jhavc government backing for Ihclr plan lo erect a mcmor- jial to him here. J President Eisenhower sign- ed a bill in London Tuesday reserving a site in the Dis- trict of Columbia for thc Roosevelt memorial and au- 550-32-1507 552-40-46.35 552-03-6042 5IO-09-8RM 723-18-5195 418-24-8118 545-42-8319 547-58-4158 268-38-3841 557-18-4748 178-09-3288 (S50) (S25) (SI 5) (S5) Crime in the United States increased 9.3 per cent in 1058 over 1957. Thc year's crime clock indicated: A murder every 6-1.2 minutes. A forcible rape every 36.1 minutes. A robbery every 7 minutes. A car stolen every 1.9 minutes. A burglary every 46.4 seconds. Ally. Gen. William P. Rogers and FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover jointly reported today that there were an esti- mated crimes classified as very serious ofi'onses last year compared with in 1057. THERE WERE INCREASES in all of the individual classifications as follows: Murder, in 1958 and in 1057, an increase of 1.9 per cent; forcible rape, and 13 per cent; robbery, and 12.7 per cent; aggra- valed assault, and 2.6 per cent; burglary, and 12.6 per cenl; laiceny over 550 and 103 per cenl; aulo theft, 2.2 per cent. A crime covered in the index was committed every 20.3 seconds last year. note: For a breakdown of the Long Beach area's crime record, sec Page ;