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Oshkosh Daily Northwestern (Newspaper) - April 1, 1959, Oshkosh, Wisconsin f f CLOUDY COOL Partly cloudy and cool night Thursday fair south partly cloudy north Warmer Details on page 2 Oshkosh Daily Northwestern Associated Press and United Press Ninety-Second Year Oshkosh Wis Wednesday Evening April 1 1959 26 Pages Price Six Cents Assemblymen Rap Tax Plan Republicans See in Taxes For Each in Local Windfall MADISON AP Assembly Republicans today at- Cit y Second On List For Oshkosh is second on the con- struction priority list for a new tional Guard Armory the city was informed Tuesday by letter from Maj Gen Ralph J Olson in re- sponse to a query by the Council i tacked Democratic Gov Nelson's plan for a he Uie con- should be started during fiscal 1960 or early in 1961 at the latest The major general urged cil achon within the next few the tremendous new expense of to acquire land for the in j administration of the Tne proposed site is the acres held by the Industrial De j on West Storms Rip Texas Six Persons Di oma holding tax plan for paying Wisconsin income taxes saying taxpayers would have to pay 75 in taxes for every 00 local government would receive as a The assembly attack promptly labeled a com- fraudulent tion of the facts in a ment issued by the would not justify the den which would be imposed our taxpayers and the i Determined Suitable Office The Republicans com- Oi state My installations officer Lt Col in a statement The suss 000 cost of s cas inspected it during the next two F Ziebell and at the Assembly GOP caucus jt a of the Devel A would put a of the estimated 860 he wrote holang system of collecting would raise in revenue sites in your city governors statement said the would be adequate for a enue estimate for two years The West Ninth be about fue million dollars and is determined to be suitable sonal and corporate income taxes into effect this year has been introduced in the Assembly carrying Nelsons endorsement It would provide a windfall of about 78 million dollars with 54 million earmarked for distribution to local units of government Requires The state Department tion the GOP statement said has estimated that for local units of government to receive the called 54 million dollar fall a total of would have to be extracted from the pay ers of Wisconsin The statement said the 148 million dollar estimate was correct The Assembly Re- publicans it said leave the im- pression that the difference be- tween the 54 million and the 148 million would disappear into thin air Actually it said the breakdown would be this 54 million as a 24 million as an ad- windfall for the state and 70 million would ted to the state counties and municipalities according to ing income tax distribution las Will Raise Share If we do not get the 78 in so-called windfall resulting from the speed up in collections under the or's statement added local will simply raise share from increased property I taxes or debt and state will be forced to lesort an additional surtax in incomes The Republicans also contended described this estimate as ex- conservative Turn to on Page 2 NEW GOP Sen Thruston B Morton has been mentioned as a likely successor to Meade Alcorn as Republican national chairman AP Wirephoto WASHINGTON AP Meade Alcorn was reported today to be planning to resign as Republican national position he has held since January 1957 Alcorn declined comment He told a reporter early today he wasn't prepared to sav anj thing at the moment He indicated he might have something to say later Alcorn was contacted after the Hartford Conn Courant reported that he will resign shortly bly This was backed up by hower administration informants who said announcement of the ignation is expected Both the administration sources Turn to ALCORN on Page 2 Twisters Injure 59 Damage Extensive By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Violent spang storms which struck devastating blows across sections of Texas and Oklahoma abated today ing a toll of dead and injured and extensive property damage Tornadoes killed at least six persons in two small com- in north central in Texas More than a half twisters which raked the two states also injured 59 persons including 51 in Texas Theie weie no survivors an Air Foice tankei planet from Air Force Base at Austin Tex crashed andj were killed and 11 injured at num Seventeen persons injuries when a twister hammered three small towns northeast of Gainesville A woman was lulled when the rr TWISTER WRECKS HOME IN TEXAS This rural Vaughan Texas home was wrecked twisters struck Oklahoma Scores of homes by one of two tornadoes that killed at least were flattened gasoline plants damaged and six persons in two small communities Other oil derricks toppled AP Wirephoto burned a severe thunder- storm nedi Killeen in central Texas The plane normally ries a crew of four but Air Force declined to say how many men were on the plane Winds Pound Texas The tornadic winds which ed the central Texas area and sections of homa flattened of homes and damaged damaged Five Groups Allowed U.S Office Funds WASHINGTON AP ment funds were paid to five political organizations for con gressional office space during House records show The records also show that 13 House members rented from persons or organizations with the same name Among the names on the list v as that of Rep E 0 ski making a payment of to Radio Station WLIN care of E rill V is in 1957 Made public by the House dis- bursing records are for the year ended last June 30 tal vouchers for the current fiscal not be available until later firemen this morning investigated a strong odor of line in several residences and at a month ago but doubted that was the source of todav s fumes If these gasoline stations would call the fire department they least one business place on High notice missing the danger and Avenue Between Jackson and could be eliminated the chief declared He said a pint of gasoline properly distributed vision Sheets Fire Chief Otto Stoegbauer said the odor was traced to a partially plugged sewer main which caused the fumes to back up into several sewer laterals The odor was de in s Beauty Shop and in several homes on High Avenue could blow up square feet if conditions were right Checking fumes on High Avenue this morning the chief said ment a concentration of over 80 per cent gas vapors at 308 Hign Avenue enough to endanger Firemen flushed the sewer with the property to the point of water to remove the sludge ob struction Chief Stoegbauer said the fumes may have come from a service sion or serious fae Proper precautions included id ventilation of the home and a search for the source of the fumes station on Jackson Street where a At 304 a 15 per cent shortage of six gallons of gasoline concentration A as noted with less was noted Even amount if confined heavy fumes the chief said He and ventilation vapors haa been that small i at the beauty shop After an hour of sewer flushing also reported that the Universal had lost about gallons House members according gasoline a leak about law are allowed 200 a year rent of lice space in their districts when free space is able in government buildings The records show these having been paid to political organizations for office rental for the following memoers or former j members Rep James C Healey to the Sedgewick cratic Club City in 1957 Former Rep Emmet F Byrne SI to the Re- publican organization Chicago 1957 and Reu B Cooler to the leg ular organization Chi cago in 1957 Rep Charles M Teague R SI 025 to the Ventura ty Central Committee in 1957 and 1958 Rep Jack in 1958 to the Republican Central Committee Ev erett reduced to than a half of 1 per cent the chief an amount sare KANSAS CITY Mo AP A coalition of Democratic factions won control of the city ment Tuesday organization which smashed the Pendergast machine in 1940 Flood Threat Renewed With Added Highways Under Water By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Wisconsin rivers were rising day for the second time within I a week renewing the of The Democratic coalition won floods And ram five seats on the Jn Council and ended 19 years of by the Citizens Assn an organization of Democrats Re- the flood threatened areas Tne Pecatonica at lington in southwestern Wisconsin flooded one block 01 the Alain publicans and independents It was the first defeat ever Af f by the association formed I f Merchants ed at 4 a m once again moved crests were not expected until later in the veek The Mississippi Rivet and its tributaries from near La Crosse Wis to Guttenberg Iowa all are vulnerable to runoff producing ot their present high stages the bureau said Resi dents of the area were told to specifically to challenge the un machine of the late Tom Pendergast The Citizens Assn ran on its record claiming numerous civic improvements and a scandal free administration Association dates said a coalition victory mean a return of under- world influence Higher taxes real and proposed 3 alert for fore Turn to FLOODS on Page Z stocks to higher ground The Rock River also in the southern part of the state showed signs of going on a rampage The State Traffic Patrol reported Highway 19 between and under 4 feet of wa Highway 57 west of Port Wash j ington was flooded by 3 feet of apparently played a primary Turn to ELECTION on Page 2 MESSINA Sicily fUPI Professional pickpocket Alfio Leonardi has a deP touch but bad judgment The pocket he tried to pick at services in the cathedral here turned out to be the police chief's and he bp in jail Rner Rising Fast Once again the most serious immediate threat was posed bj line plants and toppled 20 in one of the largest oil fields in north central Texas The storms were part of a eral pattern of severe weather fiom Texas into parts of eastern Oklahoma western Arkansas southeastern Kansas and western Missouri Heavy ram hail and strong winds lashed the region i The tornadoes in Texas hit est at the small towns of Vaughan and 10 miles east persons died and 20 others were injured in the wreckage of their homes in Vaughan Two persons Four Killed In Crash Of Refueling Jet KILLEEN Tex Air Force jet tanker exploded in flight and crashed Tuesday night in an area swept by violent thunderstorms and near the path of a tornado It flung the bodies of four men over 10 acres of dense wood land The victims were- Maj Jesse L E 41 Wichita Falls Tex 1st Lt Rodney Anderlitch 25 San Antonio Tex 1st Lt Philip C De Boms 25 Newark the River The stream has been at flood stage for the last 10 morning the river stage at Darlington was 148 stage is 12 the at the rate of several inches an hour Traffic on High WASHINGTON W Allied ministers wei e reported working steadily touard agree merit today on a package deal to propose to the Soviet for i sleeping settlements of the Berlin crisis and the future of Germany Their primary purpose is to probe the Soviet Unions ness if anv to negotiate at waj 23 and 81 continued to move month on German um at Ca a 121 Tell Algerian Losses ALGIERS Algeria The French in Algeria put 1372 rebels out of action and captured 849 weapons during the week ending March 29 French headquarters said French losses were put at 58 dead Ike Proclaims April Cancer Control Month Eisenhower has proclaimed April as Cancer Control Month however the r ver v as hiyner than there was nater on Hi at Furtner o the west river the ws concern It ASS and European arms con trol measures They were aboul the of 1 Turn to WEATHER on Page 2 Schimenz Vote incredible Says Governor MADISON state Senate day refused to confirm tha appointment of Matt Schimenz as chairman of Commission the Public Service giving Democratic Gov Gaylord Nelson a taste of the opposition he will face in that house on his program Nelson said the vote against confirmation was ble He said I never seriously believed that the Republicans would refuse to confirm him In my 10 years in the Legislature we never voted as a party against a appointment Nelson is now confronted with the reality of the firm opposition he faces in the Senate Most of lus program has not yet been in- and it has been brought home to him that his pidtis Tor jor changes Wisconsin ment will have rough going The Milwaukee completely along party lines The Republicans have 20 of the 32 votes in the house and only two switched to vote with the Turn to SCHIMENZ on Page 2 N J and T Sgt Herman Allison Clark 45 Tampa was the mlot and craft commander The is used to refuel bombers in flight The plane was from Air Force Base near Austin Tex Two Men Die In Turnpike Collision st erc that were 0 the effort must be made NEWARK men killed on the Nab Striker n Slaying Of Mine Operator BARBOURVILLE Ky Kentucky state police today ar- rested Fred L Gregory 21 of Four Mile Ky on a charge of willful murder in the fatal ing of a coal mine operator day Woodrow Smith 44 Flatlick Ky was shot six times as he ran up a hill near his mine 20 miles west of here followed by five or six men Witnesses said his attackers had been members of a convoy of striking United Mine Workers Union bers which drove up to the small mine on Stinking Creek State Police Director Paul Smith said Gregory admitted being among the group at the Smith mine tipple and has admitted j Turnpike today in a collision in talking to the motorman at the i The of France and Acting dense I The trucks weie tractor z VI Uo Aere carrying new cars today they bring charges mitted the shooting State police officials said earlier p rect noirs ard ver r of the trucks caught fire against every one of the men to or Fr round Oi er g Traffic was blocked for present at the first day Ice Leaves Wisconsin Ice Adit out of tnp o Portage tie reeled to e ard Th U S Bureau c1 hpt ha lore pro tne Lcn on- r a1 d r t uit Turn to BIG THREE on Page 2 three degree murder Tho nre Passenger Liners Crash Near North End of Suez Canal PORT U LPI GOP Chiefs Challenge Conduct Of Foreign Policy Under Demos UPI way so the need not si ment was an invitation to he he con- n paralyzed horror for Uo more almost as regrettable as of L S policy under fie tragic declaration by the U S oast Republican Committee of state in 1950 that as a result of an influent Dem Chauman Meade Alcorn quickly South Korea outside our de- hat the caned the Democratic attack fense GOP world massive and u Cheap Trick Tne to partisan poppycock Dean Acheson was secretary of ir o a full partisan included con staie in rie also K a chair next week President Truman He called it an sory Viatic war about bv ex- de- confusion and error a President the erd of the Suez Pori s reported ro aboard he 13 212 tho de I liner and the 6 11 hower of his for convictions to GOP He said the Democratic clients who world Ion sp liner City of Agra The collision the prow of the winch was towed c to Port Said harbor The Laos can be div JQ pQy Courtesy on lts xva> charged at bargain rales Ih into the HELLO DOWN Fire Chief Otto Stoegbauer went head first a sewer as Bernard Book to the source of gasoline fumes in a High left and Richard Dernier water and street Avenue sewer this morning He diagnosed employes stood by Northwestern Mediterranean after halting It said the result has been a windfall of opportunities for the The Agra headed into Kremlin and a ruinous course Said tow aid the of the for diplomacy Demand Strong Action The statement urged the by Congress to de- canal when the collision curred It WT to remam in port pending inspection C LONDON royal man says Queen Mother Elizabeth is calling on Pope John XXIII ter this month in his capacity as head of tne Vatican State and the courtesy visit doesn't or reflect any on the pontiffs strong action and point Unpolitical or religious opinions V Advisory Committee on foreign policy which prepared the report Sen Homer E Capehart Ind called the Democratic re- a par n attack which would have been unspeakably reprehensible even in normal times He said it should be withdrawn and an ogy rendered to President hower He said many of those helped prepare the report as ad- visers to President Franklin Roosevelt and Truman helped to lay the foundations of a faulty policy which led us to where we are at this moment
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