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Star-News (Newspaper) - March 25, 1957, Pasadena, California -State Havoc WAU STREET FINAL rINEWS fo the Sctn 5 CENTS PASADENA, CALIFORNIA, MONDAY, MARCH 25, 1957 CLASSIFIED SY ALL 'OTHER SY RY ZE HI 6-4671 28 PAGES L'S GATE LAKE DRAGGED FORSQY WHERE SEARCH GOES ON Police and firemen today began dragging waters behind Devil's Gate Dam jn an effort to find a Iraca of Tommy Bowman, 8, Re- dondo Beach lad who has been missing Star-NEVVSphoto. since Saturday afternoon. A boat from Naval Ordnance Test Station and county grappling equipment were being used in waters that reach depths of 40 feet in places. Bermuda Parley Results BRITAIN MAY GET ATOMIC WARHEADS WASHINGTON. (IP) President Eisenhower intends to go as far as the law will allow in making atomic warheads for guided missiles accessible for British use in emergencies. Eisenhower and British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan reached a final "agreement in principle" during their talks at Bermuda that "certain guided missiles will be made available by the United States for use by British forces." In their 11-point statement, WASHINGTON. UP) T h e Supreme Court today rejected Virginia's attempts to delay de- Eisenhower an Macmillan yes-segregation of its public 'Wrong Door' Decision Due Tomorrow LOS ANGELES. (CNS) County grand jurors are sched- uled to decide tomorrow if in- dictments will be returned as a result of their probe of the DESEGREGATIONiaflctS DELAY BANNED terday announced the United States will supply "certain guided missiles" to help hard- up Britain streamline its de- fenses in the atomic age. SUPPORT AGREED They also offered to swap limited observer facilities with Russia at future nuclear weapon they promised to restrain to lessen the risks of causing genetic ATOMIC: Turn to Page 8 Gunmen Hold Up Cafe, Get LOS ANGELES. UP) Three gunmen With silk stockings masking their faces, held cafe in suburban-Walnut Park today and escaped 'with sheriff's deputies reported. The robbers forced nine cus tomers to lie on the floor o] the Hot 'N' Tot cafe and bar while manager Sam F. Romero opened the safe. Romero said the men took from the safe, from him and the rest from the cus tomers. schools. The tribunal did so by refusing to review lower court orders directing the admission of Negro pupils to public schools in Charlottesville and Arlington County. The Supreme Court, in a brief order, said only that a re- quest to review the cases had been denied. Classified Ad Offering Blinds Keeps Phone Busy Mrs. A. W. Carver, of 2364 Loma Vista, Pasadena, had no Idea she would have a race on her hands when her clarified nd to sell Venetian blinds appeared in the Inde- pendent, Star-News. "I them to the first person who called at she said, "and wo had nt least eight calls shortly after. We were Very hap- pily surprised." You'll be happily sur- prised, too, when you adver- tise In the classified pages of iho independent, Star- News. Is MARSHAL NOMINATED WASHINGTON. UP) Presi- dent Eisenhower sent to the Senate today nominations in- cluding Robert W. Ware of Los Angeles to a second four years as U. S. marshal for Southern California. The grand jury is scheduled to begin deliberations about a.m. Twelve witnesses, includ- ing, singer Frank Sinatra, testified at last week's hear- ings on the raid staged for former Yankee baseball star Joe DiMaggio against his divorced wife. Sinatra and private investi- gator Philip W. Irwin reported- ly told conflicting stories The orders, by U. S. District the singer's role in the judges, previously had been up- held by the U. S. Circuit Court in Richmond. misdirected raid. Irwin said Sinatra was one of the men who broke into the apartment. Sinatra maintained he remained in car. WINS BEAUTY CONTEST REDONDO BEACH. (CNS) Phyllis Carhart, 21, of Long Beach, today held the title of "Miss Physical Culture." Miss Carhart was given the award yesterday by the South Bay Cit- ies Chamber of Commerce in a beauty competition which at- tracted more than 40 contest- I ants. LAND HUNT FAILS TO LOCATE YOUTH Devil's Gate Dam was being dragged today in an effort to find a trace of 8-year-old. Tommy Bowman, who has been missing since, 5 o'clock Saturday afternoon. Grappling operations started after volunteer rescue teams failed to find the Redondo Beach lad in the rugged foot- hills near the Arroyo'Seco Ran- ger Station. _ RAFT SPOTTED Altadena sheriff's deputy John R. Hogan, liaison officer between the sheriff's station and the volunteer rescue units, requested the dragging oper- ations today after he had spot- ted a raft that could have been used by the boy on the waters that reach a depth of 40 feet in places. Today two sisters, students at Audubon School, positively identified a picture of the missing youth as the child they saw at p.m. Satur- day, approximately one-half- hour after he was discovered missing while on a hike with his father, Eldon, and several others. Kimberly and Cede Gunn told rescue workers they hac seen Tommy at the entrance tc the ranger station and he wa; crying. DIRECT OPERATIONS Capt. Fred Walker of Pasa dena Police Department and Battalion Chief Ollie Pederson of the County Fire Departmen are supervising the grappling operations crew consisting o members of the county am Pasadena fire departments an the Pasadena police. Meantime, ground r e s c u work continued as men on foo and horseback beat brush an lamped the rugged terrain a :ar north as El Prieto Canyor "n their search for the boy. An air hunt was called off this morning after, a heli- copter pollted by Capt Sew- ell Griggers of the Sheriff's Aero Squadron spent BOY: Turn to Page 8 PRICE BOOST SET BY MORE PAPERS NEW YORK. (IP) The Nev York Post announced todaj :hat its price will go up from i to 10 cents tomorrow. Th city's two other afternoon newspapers announced similar >rice increases last week. Two morning tabloids, thi Daily News and Daily Mirror vent to five cents within the city limits today, a one-cent in crease in price. Both have sold or five cents outside the city imits for some time. In a letter to readers in to day's editions, Post publishei Dorothy Sehiff said the in- creased price was made neces- sary by increases in the cost of newsprint, in wages, salaries and other supplies. Luck of the Irish Survives Bullet Through Heart EDWARD McDONAlD Shot through h.oorl LOUISVILLE, Ky. Edward J. McDonald woke up on the operating table at SS. Mary Elizabeth Hospital. A Catholic priest was administering last rites. "I thought It was all. McDonald said. But McDonald had the luck of the Irish with him, or, as he puts it, .maybe St. Patrick was watching over him. McDonald was shot through the heart on St, Patrick's Day. The wound clqsed behind the bullet. The 31-year-old Irishman is looking forward to having the lead removed from his back today. In that brief interval of consciousness that might have been his last, McDonald thought of his family. He wasn't worried about the hereafter. "I had communion that morning, St. Pat's morn- ing, and I had just been given the last rites. I just worried about my family. "I wondered what would happen (o lie said. "We have two sons and my wife Is McDonald entered an inn with a group of friends. They had "a few beers" and sang Irish songs. Several hours later, the group began leaving. McDon- ald said ho heard loud voices Inaldo the tavern. Ho re- turned and saw the bartender, William B. Collier, had a gun pointed at McDonald's cousin and was threatening to shoot him. "I told the bartender not to shoot McDonald said, "and lie turned and shot me, 1 hit the floor, then pulled myself up. They put, me In a car and I blacked 1 come to on the operating table." Collier Is free on bond and nwalls trial on a charge of malicious hhooilng. McDonald's cousin is also free on bond and Is charged with assault and battery. THOMAS BOWMAN Boy still missing Senate Probe Hears Beck Tomorrow WASHINGTON. HP) Dave Beck's lawyer said today that the chief of the powerful team- sters, union "positively" will ap- pear Senate rackets committee at 10 a.m. tomorrow. But the lawyer former Sen. James H. Duff (It-Pa.) declined to say whether Beck will bring his personal financial records with him. "As his lawyer, I am not go- ing to discuss anything about his Duff told the United Press. "And I can't tell you anything about his present whereabouts. But I can tell you that he positively will be there at 10 o'clock tomorrow morn- ing. There is no doubt about it. Any reports to the contrary are complete .bunk. "I don't say I imagine he will be Duff added vigorously, "I know he will be there. You can .take my positive assurance that he will be there. I can't make any other statement." Beck, who had played hard to get with the Senate investi- SHOULDN'T HAPPEN TO A the family dog at the Marlin Thompson farm, 15 miles southeast of Wlrephoto. North Platte, Neb., cowers in snow out- side ,door waiting for someone to let him in coa't and all. Los Angeles Trains Halted by Storm LOS ANGELES. UP) South- ern Pacific Co. said today the Midwest blizzard has halted nine of its Los Angeles-Chicago passenger trains in Kansas, Texas and New Mexico towns, Southern Pacific said the scheduled- departure of the eastbound Golden State Limited from Los Angeles at p.m today has been canceled. The eastbound imperial is due to leave Los Angeles 'for Chicago at p.m. today if the storm abates. WHERE THEY AKE The railroad'gave this report of its stopped 'trains: Golden State trains which left 'Chicago Saturday and Sunday are held at Pratt, Kan.; Golden State which left Los Angeles Friday is stalled at Misslcr; Golden State which left Los Angeles Sat- urday is held at Meade, Kan.; Golden State which left Los Angeles Sunday is held at El Paso, Tex. The Imperial due at Los An- ;eles today is held at Liberal, Kan.; Imperial due in Los An- geles tomorrow is held at Har- rington, Kan.; Imperials which eft Los Angeles Friday and Saturday are held at Tucum- cari, N.M. Union Pacific's westbound City bf St. Louis, due today, was halted at Winona, Kan., but the train due tomorrow was rerouted through Wyoming and 5 on schedule. Santa Fe said The Chief, Su- >er Chief, El Capitan and Grand Canyon were running up :o 26 hours late. The snow storm did not inter- fere appreciably with air travel, according to spokesmen for the major air lines at International Airport Senators Back Tax Extension DRIFTS TRAP THOUSANDS Storm Sweeping East as Wide Area Presses Rescue Work 'By ASSOCIATED PRESS The midcontinent's worst spring blizzard in a generation swept toward the Great Lakes region today leaving chaotic conditions in an eight-state area. Many Missing; Known Death Toll at 12 AMARILLO, Tex. (ID A great blizzard that piled up snow- drifts as deep as 30 feet roared off eastward today, but the toll of persons who. died in it in- creased steadily as rescue crews burrowed into the drifts. At least 12 persons were dead: three In Texas, two in Nebraska, two in Kansas and five in Oklahoma. Four of -the victims in Okla homa were men whose bodies were found in a Highway De- partment maintenance truck, stalled ir, a drift, in the Okla' homa Panhan'dle. Three of the were employes of the Highway Department. MANY MISSING All told, 10 Oklahoma high- way workers had been missing and the discoverey of the bod- ies left seven still missing. 'MADELON' WRITER TAKEN BY DEATH PARIS. UP) Camille Robert, composer of the famous World Hit by high winds and heavy snows were areas in New Mex- ico, Colorado, Texas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Missouri and Iowa. At least 10 deaths were at tributed to the storm. Already touched or "soon to be were portions of Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana and lower Michigan.1 TRAINS STALLED Two trains were buried in snowdrifts in western Kansas. Helicopters were flying sup- plies to the Union Pacific's City of St. Louis, stuck, with 400 aboard near Winona. Snowplows were expected to reach it about noon today. The Rock Island, railroad's east-bound Golden State Lim- ited with 200 passengers and five crewmen aboard was stuck in a- snow-covered 15-foot cut near Meade, Kan. A doctor reached the train late last night to treat 25 pas- sengers who had been, over- come by carbon monoxide gas. They were reported out of dan- ger. A snowplow was working toward the train from Dalhart, Tex. STORM MOVING EAST The Weather Bureau at Kan- STORM: Turn to Page 8 War I marching died here ie was 85. song "Ma- last night. SEEK STRIKE END MAYWOOD. ations resumed today in an ef- fort to end a 10-day strike at the Chrysler Corp.'s Maywood assembly plant. the weekend. He originally was scheduled to arrive here from Seattle at voted a 15-month extension of three billion dollars worth of annual "business taxes after turning down proposals for re- lief of small business. (See i United Airlines plane. But .ate last' night, Beck's secre- :ary in Seattle canceled his res' ervation. There were rumors :hat he might have slipped into some other city, possibly even have gone to Canada, to catch a plane for Washington. CONFERENCE OPENS LOS ANGELED. (CNS) The .Oth Western Metal Congress opened in the Ambassador Ho- el today with a scries of talks by industrial specialists. The Weather Variable cloudiness 1> u t mostly sunny today. Low clouds tonight and tomorrow morning, becoming mostly sunny Tuesday afternoon. March St ..........MftVlmiim 111 Mmh M ...........Minimum wrnthftr report oft A 7 WHERE TO.FIND: Radio, TV...............A13 OTHER FEATURES: City ........U44-A1-A7-A14 Classified .A8 through A12 Comics...................12 Crosswords...............fl Kdltorlnl.................10 Financial Pictures, Flash Sail Gabriel Valley......AS Women, theaters................ .18 TV, RiMllo..............Al.f Vllnl Statistics ..........A3 World News.........I-'M-iiS tax story on Page 2.) Also rejected was an amend- ment by Sen. Williams (R-Del.) to cut the oil and gas depletion allowance from 27 to 15 per cent. Judge Takes Oath WASHINGTON, (ff) Charles Evans Whittaker today became an associate justice of the Su- preme Court by taking oaths to support the Constitution and to administer equal justice to poor and rich. Short Sports Story This Driver Dragged, A sports car driver picked the wrong man in El Monte to boast, "I just ditched a highway patrolman." The attentive listener was an off-duty deputy sheriff who "Writ' Tnnrt1" or- said "Not for long" as he promptly arrested the drivei and turned him over to Cali fornia Highway Patrolmen. 110 MPH CHASE The driver, Kenneth Greene 27, of Hawthorne, was bookec for a long series of offenses ivhich he reportedly commit Sed during a 110 m.p.h. chase in the southwest El Monte area Greene was arraigned in MIDGET SEIZED AS KEY MAN IN SAFECRACKING EVANSVIIlLE, Ind. (IP) Police today blamed a 3-month series of safecfacklngs here on two ex-convicta and a 16-year- old midget they used to gain access to buildings by slipping through small holes. Officers said statements admitting the safecracklngs were signed last night by Charles Whitsell Jr., 43-pound, 3-foot-3 Poseyvllle farm youth, and two Evaiisvlllo men, Charles Hale, 39, and Charles E. Bodcll, 20. Detective Sergeants Jess Julian'and Jack Weber said the of the 40 safecracklngs squeezed through small openings cut In ceilings and then opened door for his bigger partners, the officers said, Hale and Bodcll were to be charged today with one of the safccracking, police said. The boy was to be turned over to uvenllo authorities, Police reported they recovered only of the nlten In the series of snfecracklngs that began last December. The burglaries became so common that Mayor J. Vance llnrtkc leaves and days off for all city policemen. teen-age midget participated in 25 which the two men admitted. He EI Monte Municipal court to- day on the charges which in- cluded evading arrest, reck- less driving, no operator's li- cense, running two boulevard stops, speeding, driving on the wrong side of the street, Illegal turns and no arm sig- nals. Patrolmen said they spotted Greene speeding on Roscmead boulevard in a new sports car. They gave chase and Greene reportedly led (hem along C-ar- vey avenue cast to Potrero avenue, and south to Klinger- man street, where he made one attempt to ditch the officers near a warehouse. ESCAPES PATROLMEN When this failed, Greene sped off again, it was reported, and escaped on Potrero street near Clilco street. Cruising around the area, the patrolmen saw Greene walking frorn behind a building vith off-duty deputy Albert Rein, Rein told the patrolmen that ie had seen Greene drive be- ilnd the building at 2457 Clilco 7t. and had gone to InvostlRate. When R n I n approached Orceiie, the driver told him hn wanted In wait (here f. while because lir- Jmd JUKI durkcd the. nalrolnicii, ;
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