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Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - September 30, 1959, Long Beach, California Dodgers, Chisox Poised for first Series Game AIRLINER BUST-CRASH KILLS 34 IN TEXAS WIDE AWAKE AND SMILING despite the early hour, Los Angeles Dodgers pitchers (from left) Larry Sherry, Stan Williams and Don'Drysdale, display their confidence with a handshake on arrival at Midway Airport in Chicago today. First World Series game with White Sox is photo.) Tip Reveals 2 Men Red Irvine Home v SANTA be- gan today for two men seen from the home of 'wealthy Orange County land 'Myford Irvine shortly before the multimillionaire's .body was discovered In the basement of his Tustin ranch home, 'Orange County Dist. "jUty. Kenneth Williams re- vealcd today. Although refusing to di- f t t f I onvj i HI itiv i'ulge the source of hi. mfor- scric5 hc CHICAGO (ffi) Los An- geles will be the opponent of the Chicago White Sox in the 1959 World Series, Thursday. The Dodgers won the sec- ond-straight game of the Na- tional League title playoffs in the California city Tuesday, defeating the Milwaukee Braves, 6-5, in 12 innings of pulse-quickening play. The Dodgers and Braves had tied for first when the season ended last Sunday. The first game of the series will be played in Comiskey Park starting at 10 a.m. (Long Beach time) Thursday. The second game also is booked for the home park of the American League champions on Friday. C.AMES NO. 3 and 4 in the jnation, Williams said the reportedly verified by an eye-witness, opened up a new investigation into the death of the rancher. i i IRVINE, whose fortune was ..valued at more than 10 mil- lion dollars, was found dead last Jan. ,11 in the basement of his ranch mansion. He had jheen shot twice in the abdo- men with an automatic shot- gun and once through the jiead with a .22-caliber pistol. The death was officially de- clared a suicide. Irvine, shortly before his {loath, had asked his niece, Mrs. Joan Burt of Emerald Bay, for- the loan of In cash and an additional six {nillion dollars within 15 to SO days. He refused to give a reason for the loan. 1 ACCORDING to Mrs. Burt, the money was assured, and Irvine knew of this a day fcefore his death. She called Ber uncle, she told police, 15 -minutes before his body was discovered by his wife, Gloria, to verify the loan. Earlier today, Williams, who is awaiting confirmation of an "impartial" pathologist ;to conduct a post-mortem, j said he will seek a court order ;next week to exhume the .body. Confirmation of the pathologist, "one who's un- familiar with the Irvine family or the is expected Fri day. Williams earlier had said unfurled in Los Angeles on Sunday and Monday with Saturday an open traveling. A fifth decision on whether to hume the body would ex- be based on results of latest in- vestigations. "We had completely In- vcstigatcd reports of two women leaving the home oarlier in the Williams said, "and they have been cleared completely." THE WOMEN, antiquc- had heard that the Irvines were building new ;home and wanted to secure antiques from the old Tustin ranch house, Williams said. Williams was planning to meet Inter today with mem- bers of the family and Los "Angeles attorney Grant Coop- 'er, hired by Irvine's former Mrs. Thurmond Clarke to privately investi- gate the death. Orange County Coroner Dr. (Continued Page A-7, Col. date for game, if necessary, also is hooked for Los Angeles Tuesday. If the sixth and seventh games are needed, they will be played n Chicago. All will be tele- vised and broadcast nation- ally. WITH THE COLISEUM, temporary home of the Dodgers, scaled to seat ap proximately paying fans it is not unlikely that the winning share of (he scries will approximate The White Sox park can seat The players share in the gate receipts of the first four games. Early. Wynn, ancient right- handed pitcher, is the likely starting pitcher for the Chica- goans in the first game. Dur- ing the season he won 22 anc lost 10. Roger Craig, also right handed, is picked to hur for the Dodgers. He was called up from the Pacific Coast League in midseason but during the Californians' stretch drive he was their best pitcher and ended with a 11-5 record. A year ago he was the losingest pifcher in the American Association with 17 defeats. N.Y. TWA Plane in Smoky Landing ROME (UPI) A Trans World Airlines plane from New York landed here Tues- day with smoke billowing from one of its four engines The engine was sprayed with extinguisher fluid but an air lines spokesman said there was no fire. Steel Talks Resume on Ike Warning WASHINGTON strike settlement talks re- sumed here today under prodding from President Els- ;nhower. Top industry men ncluding Chairman Roger M. Jlough of U. S. Steel Corp. oined in the negotiations. It was the first time Blough and the other high-ranking steel executives had met with Stcelworkcrs President David I. McDonald on the steel Turboprop Lights Sky Like Comet Plane En Route to N. Y. Plunges Onto Farmland WACO, Tex. UP) A big Houston-to-New York airliner exploded in the air Tuesday night, streaked across the sky like a comet and crashed on a central Texas farm. Thirty- four persons perished. The ship was a 75-passen- ;er Braniff Airways turbo- prop Electra. It carried 28 jassengers and a crew of six. It had scheduled stops at Dallas and Washington. There was no immediate explanation for the crash. Jack Miller of Braniff at Houston said the plane ar- rived in Houston 22 minutes late and thus was 22 minutes late in leaving the terminal. It became airborne seven min- utes later at p.m. Miller had no explanation of why the craft arrived late. BRUCE CHAMBERS of the Federal Aviation Agency's control office in Fort Worth said the ship was flying on an instrument plan at feet It made its last report about p.m. when east of Waco, Chambers said. He described the report as a rou- tine filing on the plane's speed and altitude. The pilot gave no indica- tion of trouble m the lime hej HOME EDITION Finetl Evtnutg Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1959 58 PAGES PRICE 10 CENTS TELEPHONE HE 5-1161 Vol. IXXII-No. 206 CLASSIFIED HE (Six Editions Daily) fear Floods in Storm's Wake added. crisis. They were working under an apparent deadline of Oct. 8 set by Eisenhower. There was no Immediate word whether Blough and the other steel firm chiefs would continue meeting with Mc-j THE AIRLINER crashed on Broken clouds hovered overi this area then, There was thunderstorm activity about 75 miles to the northwest but none in the immediate vi- cinity, the Wenther Bureau said. A NATIONAL GUARDSMAN Itccps watch over a home swept from its foumlntions and smashed at Policy Beach, S. C., by hurricane thai sent 11-foot litlos sweeping over the shore. Guardsmen were pressed into service at many cities on Carolina coast to prevent loolinp and assist in Wirephoto.) Donald or whether they would let regular steel indus- try negotiators take over the talks later. FOR MONTHS McDonald had been urging the industry to bring lop executives into the dealings. Attending the meeting in the Sheraton Carlton Hotel with McDonald and Arthur .1. Goldberg, the union's general counsel, )vere Blough, Joseph Block, Inland Steel chairman, Arthur B. Homer, Bethlehem: Charles White, Republic Steel; Avery Adams, Jones Laughlin; and R. Conrad Cooper, U. S. Steel's execu- tive vice president. Cooper heads the industry's negotiating team which had been meeting with McDonald and his aids since the strike started July 15. The steel executives and McDonald scheduled a joint press conference at the con- clusion of the meeting. PHELPS ADAMS, vice president in charge of public relations for U. S. Steel, said in chatting with reporters be- fore the joint meeting began that the session was to be an informal meeting rather than a negotiating session. He agreed, that its purpose was to seek a way to settle the steel impasse. "This is a meeting in re- sponse to the President's re- (Continued Page A-7, Col. 5) the R. E. White farm, 5 miles' southeast of Buffalo, a town of population 68 miles! southeast of Waco. j "It looked like It exploded! as it came over our house.; 'way up in the sky." said1 Mrs. Billy Webb, and! her husband watched from their home 5 miles north of where the wreckage hit. The whole sky lit up. It kept on going, and it looked like a falling star. "The light went our and we (Continued Page A-7, Col. I) WHERE TO FIND IT The Finch murder case prosecution is tightening web of evidence for presentation to the Grand Jury next week in effort to indict Dr. Bernard Finch and his sweetheart Carole Trcgoff. Story on Page A-3. Beach B-l Hal A-2S A-28 C-IO to 16 7 C-5 Death B-2 A-28 B-3 Shipping C-IO C-l, 2, .1 C-4 Tides, TV, B-IO A-29 B-4, .1 Your A-2 THE REPORT WAS ERRONEOUS Anxious Dodger Fans Get to Ticket Wicket Day Early LOS ANGELES Some Dodger wanted to be in line for tickets early. They made day earlier than they planned. An erroneous report that tickets would go on sale today for the third, fourth and fifth World Series games resulted in lineup at the ticket window. The early birds faced i 24-hour wait. Sale of the tickets docs not start until Thursday at 8 a. m. Wilma Staudinger, 30, of Glcndalc. was first in line. "I've been a Dodger fan every day all she declared. "I want to see them win in four games, and I think they will. I'll stand here until they open. I've got to see this World Series." The first arrivals in line came Tuesday night prepared for a long wait. They were armed with blankets, wraps, snacks and sometimes folding chairs. K Prodded to Settle War WASHINGTON Premier Nikitn Khrushchev was told on his visit here that if Russia settled its lend- lease debt the United Stales would find it easier to wipe out trade harriers between the two countries. Undersecretary of Stale Dillon reported I his lodny in reply to reporters' questions. He also snid thnt Khrushchev registered strong obieciions during the Camp David talks to what the prr-mier consid- ered discrimination against the Soviet Union in American trade policies. It was quite clear in his talks with Khrushchev on trade problems, Dillon said, that when Khrushchev thought the Soviets were be- ing treated like some lorm of outcast they did not likeivnnil> it a bit. "cl K Warns Red China: War CHARLESTON, S. C. Gracic, the hurricane now jslowcd lo a tropical slorm steadily northward; WkM mm c4 Ffflfi lodny across western North IVHIDT CHU Carolina and northwestern Behind, heavy rains 'threatened danpcrnus flood- 'Chinese hosts in PcipniR toniRhi that we must do The possibility of flash everything possible to preclude war as a means of set- loods tonight was forsccn oulstnndinfi questions." The visiting Soviei premier1 for parts of the Virginins, spoke, nl a reception by Maryland and Pennsylvania. In Grade's wake Iny dam- age running into millions of dollars nnd II deaths prob- ably attributable lo her winds and rain. At 11 a.m.. Gracic, dimin- ;hed to gusly squalls, wn.< deluging the eastern "in" Pc'lping" ca'riy1 BEVERLY HILLS A .i.. A i nfi-pound red-haired dancer from Las Vegas was jailed Chinese Communist leaders. It was ilic second time Khrushchev, fresh (rom con-, jferences with President Eisen- i howe.r, hnd spoken out for Beverly Hills Cafe Fracas lllft JH I of Ihc southern (hc The Weather Bureau snid she] was expected to continue] KHRUSHCHEV declared at lodnv .nd northward about 11 miles ail.pnr( thal "everything. y hour. Henvy rains are expected into tonight through western Virginia, eastern West Vir- must hc done to clwir the at- mosphere and create condi- tions for international friend- ship." This appeared to be a gina nnd western against any Chinese Later Innight the downpours are expected lo move into western and central Pennsyl 7, u J- T J of Red China, presumably to cause flash flooding during thcL.. with HE SAID the only agree- ment reached was one to ne- gotiate on a lend-lease set- tlement. This negotiation probably will be started in a month or two. At least, Oil- ton said, hc hoped arrange- ments would be worked out quickly with the Soviet Em- bassy. The United States has asked 800 million dollars in final settlement of Soviet obliga- tion for war-time lend-leasc aid which totaled around "Since heavy rains may rocking of the boat. Before, the ovenmp recep- tion, Khrushchev met secret- ly with Mao Tzc-lung, leader next 2-1 the Weather Bureau said, "interests lo- cated on streams in these areas should be on the alert fill him in on the talks with Eisenhower. Peipinp radio described the Khrushchev- :Mao meeting as coidial and for later bulletins and riverifricndly' AT RECPT10NSi :in the National Assembly's MEAN WHILE, hM: Khrushchev con nillion dollars. Hannah, with winds up to 100 m.p.h., continued west north- westward today and there was only a chance that it would follow Gracic to the mainland. At 11 a.m. the season's eighth tropical storm was 900 gratulated the Chinese Com (Continued Page A-7, Col. 2) (miles cast of Palm Beach, Fla. The Soviet government. In' swirled ashore in prolonged negotiations begun soon after the end of World War II. offered 300 million dollars. The two countries finally deadlocked over the gap and negotiations baveiram; been inactive for several the Charleston area Tues- day morning with winds csti mated up to 140 miles an hour, mountainous waves, high tides and torrents of She wrought damage all iyears. j (See earlier story on Page A-5.) along the coast from Savan- nah. Ga.. to Myrtle Beach, Brown Calls Traffic Safety Conference SACRAMENTO (UPI) Gov. Edmund G. Brown has asked for "new and realistic solutions" to the state's traf- fic problems which he says will involve 16 million driv ers by 1980. Brown Tuesday announced a conference on traffic safety will be held here next week. About public officials f hurling a hurricane lamp and cocktail a fracas in a fashionable cafe. Police gave this account: Sunnie Lee Small, 25, was sitting at a tnblc with Ronnie Burns, 24, actor-son of comics George Burns and Allen. A member of their Mrty, George Shane, got into an argument with a man at an adjoining table. During tne dispute Sunnie became so enraged at the re- marks of the other man thst she heaved a heavy hurricane lamp at him. It missed him and struck a woman at an- other table, bruising her shoulder. Then Sunnie started hurling cocktail glasses. hit and cut another woman patron. Sunnie was booked on sus- picion of assault with deadly weapon. i (Continued Page A-7, Gol. 4) and private citizens are ex- pected to attend. Weather Variable clouds to- night and Thursday, but mostly sunny Thursday afternoon. Little change in temperature, in temperature. Maxi- mum temperature by noon today: 74. ;