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Stevens Point Daily Journal (Newspaper) - August 17, 1957, Stevens Point, Wisconsin Imly SIXTY-SECOND YEAR FULL LEASED WIRE SERVICE OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS STEVENS POINT SATURDAY AUGUST 17 1957 COPY TEN PAGES School Lunch Conclave Tops 500 Attendance A record attendance of more than 500 persons was recorded at the 7th anual School Lunch Conference at Central State Col- lege Thursday and Friday The number surpassed last year's record of 360 here and also ed the more than 400 reported at a similar conference recently at the University of Wisconsin at Madison The conference here was sored by the State Department of Public Instruction and the CSC Home Economics ment The two-day program included demonstrations of steam cooking and instruction on current tices in meal planning ad tion sanitation and food storage Featured speakers were George E Watson state superintendent of public instruction and his R F Lewis Dr H B Bolin of the U S Department of Agriculture office at Chicago demonstrated steam cookery ing the sessions on both days A highlight of the event was a banquet Thursday evening at Nelson Hall with Dr John rnaji Denver Colo of the ican School Food Service Assn as the featured speaker of a statewide association of school lunch personnel was ad- with the nomination of candidates for various state of- fices Nominations from the local session and the Madison ence will be combined on ballots to be distributed to members by Oct 1 when voting will be con- ducted by mail to determine the leaders of the association tion of the group in Wisconsin leaves only five states still out a state organization of school lunch personnel Nominated here Thursday were the For president Sherburn Libal Marinette and E Clausen Wisconsin Rapids for elect Robert Cory Ashland andj Ivan Lausher Neillsville for secretary-treasurer Mrs rence Schroeder Appleton and Mrs Anne Eggleston Stevens Point Nominated previously at son for the same offices For president Mrs Charlotte Brainerd Fennimore trid Dr Raymond E Gotham Stevens Point who general man of the conference for president-elect Miss Marguerite Tice Milwaukee and Mrs garet Tyler Wauwatosa lor Mrs Dorothy Jensen Kenosha and WOlard Eau Claire MOON SECRETS Two U S Navy Electronics oratory representatives show instruments in mock-up model of earth satellite Occasion was opening stration of electronic tracking station at Navy's Brown Field air station San Diego Calif where scientists will first learn if satellite is on an orbit after launching in Florida Left to right are VI alter McDonald tion officer and Thomas McMillian station project director Man Spends Five Hours Injured Near Wrecked Auto A Custer area man was brought into SL Michael's Hospital about this morning by a passing motorist who had discovered him near his car had been wrecked about 1 He has forehead and face cuts and bruises The man is Richard C Singer Route I Custer whose car ran off County Trunk Y and struck a tree about 1 o'clock this morning County highway police were told by Singer that he thought he fell asleep just before the car ran off the He remembers getting out of the car after the accident but was unable to tell what had happened in the interim before he was found The name of the motorist who brought him to the hospital was not determined From evidence at the scene two miles north of Highway 66 in 1 the Town of Dewey county cers deduced that Singer was headed south and the car went off the left shoulder on a right curve swung back onto the road the went off the right side and into the tree Damage to the car was estimated at Thomas J Flavin 34 Chicago and his wife 24 were injured about this morning in a collision at the intersection of County Trunk D and Highway 51 in the Town of They planned to seek medical attention Equipment Ready For 2 AM Dial Everything is in readiness for the introduction of dial telephone service here on Sunday at 2 ajn it was ed today by William I Ives local manager for the sin Telephone Co The changeover of telephone operations from the present manual to the dial switching apparatus in the company's new building addition at 425 Clark St will be accomplished within a few seconds Work involved in ing the manual switching ment from the tele- phone system and placing the new dial equipment in service will follow closely coordinated plan Ives A staff of some 55 telephone people will take part in the over here which will bring dial telephone service to the mately telephones in ens Point Changes Elsewhere They also will place in tion new long distance ment which will make Stevens Point the major automatic switching center for inter-city calls to and from this area of the state This related phase of the involves Martin Says I Pat For Strong Stan Stock Dip May Be Slowing Up By WALTER NEW YORK APj The stock market gave ground again this week but showed signs of trying to halt its late summer decline Prices dropped sharply on two days battering down the overall averages for the week Then the market was steady in the last two sessions which led some brokers to believe that the climax in the current downtrend had been reached Thomson OKs Record State Road Budget IB Gov Thomson signed Friday 377 lion dollar state highway budget The amount included funds for hiring personnel to re- lieve all state traffic patrolmen for highway law enforcement Seventy employes will handle the weighing school jobs of truck bus inspection ed changes at 37 other sah age yard and automobile exchanges throughout this area One of the more complex of these changes will take place at Wausau where the company has constructed a two- story building to house newly installed long distance ment Approximately a dozen telephone men will be ed at Wausau handling the phase of the involving that exchange The entire operation ers inspection formerly conducted by the patrol The budget is larger than executive budget for the first time in history The measure also places a man ceiling on the patrol Another signed by Thomson exempts Wisconsin goods for interstate commerce and stored in the original age in the state from personal will be under the supervision property taxes The governor said Roy De Moe Green Bay the will help maintain the later for bruises neck injury County officers and said Flavin plant manager for the company The company has made test calls to all local customers to make certain that their dial tele- phones and lines leading from the new dial equipment to these instruments are in proper ing order and that telephone users are familiar with the method of dialing a telephone call Tests of the new dial ing equipment are being made right up to the changeover hour to insure that the new dial tele- phone system will operate competitive ability of state try There were some who that the turning point came in a sharp sell off near the clos Wednesday when the ticker tape ran behind in report ing transactions for the first time in a month A large segment o the financial community took a attitude however The Associated Press average of 60 stocks lost on the week at 30 compared with a drop of the week before Actually the average was a shade higher Tuesday Thursday and day but plunged the other days Trading was quiet with the ex- ception of the vave of heavy ing on Wednesday Daily turnover amounted to an average shares compared with the previous week The market broke through an historic support level in the ages on Wednesday and ed with a heavy rush to sell in the last 10 minutes of the session The ticker tape ran 2 minutes be hind and prices were down 1 to 5 points The AP average fell equalling its largest decline since Feb 11 The five most active stocks on the New York Stock Exchange this week were Bethlehem Steel off at on 120.700 shares up at Standard Oil off at General Motors off at 43 and U S Steel off at Born Burns Other Farm Buildings Saved The barn at the Raphael ba farm a mile and a half south of Custer on a Town of Stock ton road burned to the ground Friday afternoon Town of ver volunteer firemen ed in saving other nearby farm buildings Skibba was later treated by a physician for hand burns fighting the blaze Cause of the fire was The barn contained a large of which was destroyed There were no in the barn Forest Ranger William son also aided in fighting the fire was headed north when his car was struck by an auto driven by Fred Allison Route 1 Bancroft Damage resulted to left front window windshield and radiator of car and the right front of Allison's auto Six U S Observers To Be At Girard Trial Japan UP The U.S Army has notified anese authorities that six U.S observers will attend the slaughter trial of GI William S Girard Out Mail delivery of the telephone directory listing the new Stevens telephone numbers has been completed Ives advised any customers who have not ed their copies of the new tele- phone book to call the company's business office using the old telephone number 317 placed to the company's ness office starting Monday should be dialed to Diamond The switch to dial telephones Stevens Point has been a Jong time said Ives for the change have been made for many months and the work involved has been tremendous But the actual swatch from Langmuir Giant Of Science Dies Predict OK For Atomic Reactor Plan By JOE HAUL WASHINGTON Demo crats voiced confidence today thai Congress soon will send President Eisenhower a program for construction of atomic power reactors These Democrats also said are certain Eisenhower will sign the even though his opposes the power re- actor proposals They noted that the contains all of the regular authorizations for Atomic Energy Commission construction in the year ahead Several Democratic sponsors of the power reactor program took this view after the Senate defeated all administration efforts to knock key reactor proj ects out of a atomic authorization The measure then was passed by voice vote The outcome was different in the House which last week stripped from the measure all but one of the key reactor provisions inserted by the Democratic in the Atomic Committee The House version follows more closely the administration's tions The now goes to conference but Democrats from the joint committee will be in the majority among both Senate and House conferees In that situation the sponsors of the reactor program say they are sure they can save a good part of it although some concessions may be made The authorization measure must be enacted so Congress can appropriate the money for the construction projects before it ad- journs Democrats argued in Senate de- bate that their program was the minimum needed to maintain American leadership in atomic er They contended no public issue was involved and that the three big reactors in the gram would provide current only AEC installations Republicans on the other hand contended that the nation's c power program already is ng well compared with Russia and Great Britain They said the are striving to put the government into the power ness But Compromise Seen In Making WASHINGTON AP Rep Martin said after a talk with President Eisenhower today that licans are still standing pat for a stronger civil rights than that being pushed by House Democrats The general feeling at the Cap present manual equipment dial will take only a the to mailer of seconds so complete has the groundwork for the change been made Stevens Point residents go to bed Saturday with the manual equipment still in ice When they wake up day morning the dial system FALMOUTH Mass maker Irving Langmuir one of the scientific greats of the 20th century died here yesterday He was 76 Dr Langmuir was vacationing on Cape Cod when he suffered a heart attack Wednesday He died at the home of a Dr David Langmuir in Falmouth Langmuir won many scientific honors including the prize in chemistry in 1932 Besides neering in artificial he developed techniques that Jed to brighter and cheaper electric lighting and that helped make modern radio and television broadcasting possible He a member of the eral Electric Co research staff for -40 years and continued as con to that company after re- an 3950 His home was m Y developed atomic hy welding and a screen generator for military use He won the prize for his experimentation with oil films on water This opened a new branch of chemistry known as or surface chemistry The artificial rainmaking nique developed with two other scientists consisted of seeding will be in complete clouds with dry ice or saver dide or dropping water Into tain types of clouds to cause fall by chain reaction In 1909 he began research to de- termine why light bulbs of that day darkened thus cutting ciency and wasting electricity The work Jed to the invention of the electric light bulb which does not darken GE once estimated that Langmuir's work in that field saved the American public a billion dollars a year in electric costs and made possible development of street lighting in its present form was born in Brook lyn on Jan 31 He was de- on his mother's side from the Lunt family which came to this country on the Mayflower He was graduated from the lumbia University School of Mines in 1903 and was awarded his torate al the University of tingen Germany in He taught at the Stevens Insti tute of until 1909 when he joined GE remaining there the rest of has life Langmuir is survived by his wife the former Marion reau of East Orange N a son Kenneth and a daughter Mrs H H Summerhayes Jr all of Funeral arrangements arc complete Report May Have Supplied Link NEW YORK spokesman for the House Committee on Un- American Activities says ican counterspy Boris has given testimony which might clear up important aspects of Soviet espionage in country a Hollywood producer who risked his life an Russian underground for 12 years was closeted for three hours yesterday in a secret session with a com- investigative team A committee spokesman said the closed talks were expected to continue today The spokesman of sworn testimony It looks very encouraging at this point Mr may well provide the missing link in many aspects of domestic espionage by Russia in this country 62 is a naturalized American of Russian birth His role as counterspy came to light with the breaking of the case of Myra and Jack Soble and Jacob Albam who have admitted spying for the Soviet Union tol however was that the and probably the Senate would ap prove next week a compromis embodying a modified trial amendment being by Rep Celler Martin the House GOP leader had breakfast with Eisenhower a the White House and later tol reporters We are still standing pat fo the type of the Presiden asked to give adequate protection to every single American whi wants to vote Asked whether the proposed by Celler gives such adequate protection Martin re plied I don't think that's the kinc of the President wants The house passed a closely tailored to Eisenhower's recom The Senate revised it substantially One change was the addition of a requirement for jury trials in all federal contempt of court cases Eisenhower has objected to that provision Celler chairman of the House Judiciary Committee has posed that the trial sion be limited to cases involving voting rights To a question whether Eisen bower indicated he is against compromise between the House and the more limited Senate measure Martin He has never been opposed to a compromise provided it gave protection to every American to vote Martin did not indicate what and of a compromise Eisenhower accept The White House has hinted that Eisenhower would the Senate unless changes are made Martin's statement that be willing to accept some form of compromise ent weight to the belief that House Republicans were backing down from the stand in favor of the original House So confident were Democrats they tentatively scheduled House action on the for next day or Thursday House acceptance of the Senate Jill with a House amendment the jury trial proviso to voting rights cases only would not end the struggle But it would 3 a long way in that direct Limiting Jury Trials The still would have to go back to the Senate for con- currence in the House ment Democrats however con- end senators will agree to this but to nothing more But there was some talk in the Senate about a two-part change n the Senate One part would imit the jury trial requirement to voting rights cases The other would give the attorney general authority to intervene in civil rights cases in general if local authorities should ask him to do so The House would the attorney general to seek eral court injunctions against all kinds of civil rights violations Persons violating such injunctions could be punished by the judge for criminal No jury trial would be provided in such cases As passed by the House the Says Five Labor Probe Witnesses On The Lam By G KELLY WASHINGTON ffi Federal marshals pressed their search day for five witnesses sought by the Senate Rackets Investigating committee Chairman McClellan said the five are on the lam Committee counsel Robert F Kennedy said staff aides and the U.S marshal's office in New York have been unable to locate any of the five as witnesses in an inquiry into New York labor rackets Kennedy named only two of those Benny The Bug Ross a former Teamsters Union organizer and Leonard Geiger vice president of Joint Council 16 governing body of the Teamsters 125000 members in New York The committee meanwhile pre- pared to call some top tional Teamsters officials in- the union's Midwest boss James R Hoffa for questioning about activities in New York Thomas L Hickey a Teamsters vice president testified yesterday that Hoffa to ing Teamsters President Dave Beck originated the idea of ing phantom Teamsters locals to vote in the union's New York cil election in 1956 Fraud Against Union Hickey and another witness j Martin Lacey said the purpose of the phantom locals to get ad- votes to elect John J Rourke president of the council and thus place it under Hoffa's con- trol Lacey the man O'Rourke un- seated the phony locals a fraud against the union O'Rourke invoked the Fifth Amendment Thursday in refusing to answer all questions about the election and about any relationship with Hoffa Hickey announced from the IN TEAKS Grizzled Teamsters Union veteran Martin T Lacey mops tears from his eyes in Washington as he tells Senate Rackets tee he was ousted as the union's New York City boss through fraud and de- ception ness chair he is a candidate for the union's presidency and said he thinks there will be moves to get rid of him as a union official when the Teamsters hold their convention next month Hoffa will be questioned by the committee next in the max of the committee s tion into McClellan's charge that Hoffa formed a corrupt alliance with labor racketeers Johnny Dio and Tony Ducks Corallo to in- crease his union power Highly placed committee sources said Einar 0 Mohn Teamsters executive vice dent will precede Hoffa on the witness stand but there was no indication when Mohn would ap- pear Mohn is awaiting trial on contempt of Congress charges for refusing to testify before the ate Investigations subcommittee last winter Other Witnesses Lacey told esterday of receiving a telegram from Mohn directing that the new locals be seated on the council with voting rights In addition to Hickey and Lacey theie were two other witnesses yesterday John McNarnara president of Teamsters Local SOS in New York and William P Bradley president of the tional Assn McNamara an alleged erate of Dio refused to answer questions claiming the Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination Bradley testified that he and Hoffa had worked out what he termed a mutual assistance pact in 1955 between the ILA and the Teamsters Union after the can Federation of Labor had ex- the ILA as But Georse then AFL The department is now losing president blocked the ceal Meany now is president of the SUMMERFIELD Says Postal Deficit Climbing 1 Million Dollars Each Day WASHINGTON tit Postmaster eneral Summerfield says Con- should approve postal rate increases to alleviate what he de- scribed as the serious fiscal plight of his department conforms generally Eisen bower's program The Senate would limit injunction provisions Jo voting rights cases It also require that criminal contempt trials growing out of injunction tions be held before juries This Jury trial requirement would ap- ply Jo a wide range of cases not just to those involving civil rights The Eisenhower administration opposes the Senate jury trial vision contending it would per the power of federal judges to enforce their orders and that it would hinder operations of many federal agencies Named Marathon VP WAUSAU VF Emmet W Below who has been controller of Marathon Corp since 1951 was named vice president for finance by the firm's board of directors Friday H Christiansen who been assistant named controller i at the rate of more than wo million dollars each working day the Cabinet officer told T- j Senate Post Office sub- lighten LOWS On yesterday i Of Deductions and Dep unb ter General Maurice K Stans Employes CheCKS WASHINGTON The cave general endorsement to a which would raise first-class letter rates from 3 -3 cents boost airmail from 5 to 7 cents and provide increases on other types of mail Although said there is an need for rate in- creases was doubt the ate would take action this year Subcommittee Chairman Olin D Johnston has virtually ruled out action on the legislation this year saying he believes his subcommittee should study the proposal thoroughly in public hearings Congressional ment may come by the end of Shis month The rale increases provided in she would ducc an estimated million dollars a year in additional revenues by 1960 The postal deficit for the current fiscal year has been estimated at about millions The House also would in crease by per cent second-class rates for newspapers and zines Tne increases would spread over four annual oC 15 per cent i House has passed a to fen the criminal Lability of ness firms which pocket or use income taxes or social curity taxes withheld from employcs The which was passed day and now goes to the ate is aimed chiefly at night operators and shoestring concerns which use the payroll deductions for their own ness purposes The treasury reported that de- in income and social security lax withholding? amount to 279 million dollars over the last six years alone The Weather fair and continued pleasant through day High today mostly in the 70s Low tonight north 59 south Point Temperatures Yesterday's maximum SO Last night's minimum 51 U ajn today 67
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