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Post Crescent, The (Newspaper) - January 1, 1959, Appleton, Wisconsin APPLETON POST CRESCENT VOLXLDCNo.51 36 A, B THUKJPAY.MNUAtY 1.1959 Price Seven Cants Eastern Lines And Engineers Settle Strike Prepare for Quick Restoration of Service By The Associated Press Eastern Air Lines and its flight engineers have settled 38-day-old strike, easing conditions for post-holiday travelers. The line announced in Mia- mi shortly after the New Year's eve accord was reach- ed that service would resume tomorrow on north-south routes. j Eastern said other routes on its 124-city system will be in operation as quickly as equip- ment can be made ready and personnel is back to adequate strength. The line normally carries about passen- gers .a day. Meanwhile, the situation re- mains static at American Air- lines, struck Dec..20 by pilots and co-pilots. No nego- tiations are in progress and none is scheduled. Pilot Training Issue Eastern has recalled employes, furloughed after the line was struck Nov. 24. A major factor in the East- ern dispute was pilot training for engineers. Company officials said in New York that the agreement follow." a national mediation Batist b With P Military Aid AF Franklin Ihievall, 98 and tough, of Toronto, Canada, holds stick and brandishes fist as he ex- plains how he acquired black eye, a charge of as- sault and release on bail. Dueyall sent two 30- year-old men, boarders in his home, to a hospital with his assault. Scores of Homes Burn, Thousands Flee From Fires Dwellings of Noted Hollywood Figures in Path of Flames Monitors Hit At Hoffa Plan Oppose Efforts To Organize New York Police New York The court- a appointed monitors of the bosrd recommendation thaMteamsters are reported oppos- 4.U A til rinln Los Angeles Two de- the company withhold pilot training for its 78 engineers who will fly in jet aircraft. The training agreement cov- ers the period of the new con- tract to April 1, 1960 or until the government orders new crew qualifications. An Eastern spokesman said in New York that the carrier expects to have enough planes in the air by the weekend to take care of a New York- Florida crush. Eases Travel Situation In Chicago, an Eastern spokesman said last night the line expects to have half its usual of flights into and out bl Hhe city resumed within 24 hours. He said this would "certainly alleviate the travel situation with thou- sands of college students re- turning to schools this week- end." A federal court order hac barred the engineers from continuing a strike over the pilot training issue. The walk out continued on the basis o other issues, including pay travel expenses and seniority In Washington, a flight en gineer spokesman said new provisions included in the pac are: An agency mean that employes covered by th contract who are not mem bers of the union must pay ar assessment in lieu of unioi dues, representing their shar of the cost of bargaining. A dues checkoff, which th union had not previously had Wage scales ranging from a month for service o DC7 piston airliners to for DCS jets. In addition, 3J per cent will be paid into a new pension fund. Adlai Asks U. S. to Give Medicine, Drugs E. Stev- enson has called on President Eisenhower to give medicine and drugs to underdeveloped countries as a new year's gift from the American people. "Wtiat better way of saying to people said Stevenson last night, "that our thoughts at the gate of a new year are not of dying but of d to union President James I. Hoffa's efforts to organize his city's police force. The drive also drew heated pposition yesterday from rtayor Robert 'F. Wagner. "I want to make it clear to the people of New York that we will not countenance any attempts at unionization by he teamsters or any one the mayor said. The New York Times, quot- ing authoritative sources, said two of the monitors agreed that the attempted un- onzation is "shocking." They are Martin F. O'Donoghue of. Washington and Godfrey P. Schmidt of New York. third monitor, L. N. D. Wells of Detroit, who sits on the panel as the teamsters' ov.'n representative, was re- ported as indicating privately ie considered the attempted unionization "poor judgment." Federal Judge F. Dickinson Letts has warned that disre- vastating brush fires ran wild in the hills ringing Los An- geles today, forcing thousands to flee and sending scores of homes up in flames. One fire laid waste to a 9- mile stretch of Topanga canyon, destroying 80 homes in a terrifying surge to the sea. The other raced through the Hollywood hills to the out- skirts of the rich residential community of Beverly Hills. Homes threatened by the Hollywood hills blaze include those of such Hollywood figures as Elizabeth Ti Merle Oberon, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Jack Warner Harold Lloyd, Cameron Mit chell, Corrine Calvet, Barrj Sullivan, William Lundigan and Chico Marx. Both fires are believed to; President Fulgencio Batista, left, and Andres Rivero Aguero, center, who won Cuba's presidential election last November, have left the country by air. Batista, in giving up his long fight against Fidel Castro's rebels, was joined by his family touched off in the! and top aides. Gen Eulogio Cantillo, right, heads the military junta which took over control of the Cuban government.____________________________________ In a New Year's message Soviet Premier Nikita Khrush chev said, "it is my convic gard of recommendations by the monitors could result in the removal of Hoffa and his entire executive board. He named the monitors to prayer eradicate gangster influence and establish democratic practices within the much-in- vestigated union. It has been expelled from the AFL-CIO on corruption charges. Hoffa, himself, seemed to be toning down the unioniza- tion drive. He said the union would take in policemen "only if they come to us." No 'Voice' From Atlas Washington The Atlas satellite may have lost its voice. The army hasn't given up yet, but announced yesterday it "now appears that commu- nications tests with the satel- an- AH Parts of World Greet 1959 Arrival By The Associated Press As midnight rolled around the earth, most of this old world forgot its troubles momentarily to give hearty welcome to 1958. Some scaled mountains, li bonfires, honked auto horns tossed crockery from the win dows of their homes and tried to shimmy up greased lamp posts expressing in theii exuberance hopes for a heal thy and happy new year and a year of peace. Revelry was noticeably ab- sent in revolution-torn Cuba Not one rebel-controlled radic station was heard to offer a New Year's greeting. Places of worship were no forgotten around the world a people welcomed 1959 wit inder-dry brush by a firebug. The leaping flames, flying! mbers and blinding smoke rovided a nightmarish back- round to New Year's eve elebrati9iis in homes close o the fire front. Christmas aghts still gleamed from ex- >ensive home from which the jccupants had fled. City and county fire offi- jials rushed nearly men o the blazing areas, about 12 miles apart. The size of the battle facing them was sum- med up by a smoke-grimed ire captain surveying the To- >anga canyon scene: "We can't stop it. Too much wind, too low humidity, too much fire." The Topanga canyon'blaze was the first to break out, laring up yesterday morn- ing in the home-studded canyon ranning from San Fernando 'valley to the about 20 miles northwest of Los Angeles. ttrged on by strong, dry winds from the desert the flames raced at incredible speed toward the sea. Resi- dents barely had time to throw a few belongings in their cars and join the con- fused, jumbled stream of Moscow Both sides of the Iron Cur tain joined in the merriment It was party time in Moscow Russia, as well as in Moscow Rockefeller Takes Off ice evacuees. Eighty homes, many of them simple cabins, but oth- ers substantial dwellings, were reported destroyed, 60 of them in a development known as Fernwood. An esti- mated people were evacuated from the canyon. An evacuation center was set up at Topanga canyon elementary school. It was quickly jammed. New York Governor Sworn in'at Private Family Ceremonies Albany, N.Y. Nelson A. Rockefeller, the big Re- publican winner in a Demo cratic election year, took of fice today as governor of the nation's most populous state The 50-year-old mililonair newcomer to politic! wa sworn in late last night a successor to Democrat Aver ell Harriman in a private family circle ceremonies in the executive mansion. First Speech His formal, public inaugur ation was set for early after noon in the assembly cham ber at the state capitol. In his inaugural address Russia, West Seek To End Berlin Crisis Both Sides Apparently Want To Find Face-Saving Solution cnev saia, n is uunvjv, tion that the prospects for pre- TWrt DeGCI in noana in IBM JII-P nouncement followed a 24 serving peace in 1959 are good." President Eisenhower ob- served the evening quietly with relatives and friends at his Gettysburg, Pa., farm. In Japan, old and young, rich and poor, led by the im- perial family, welcomed 19S9 _ the Year of the Wild Boar with traditional worship at Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples throughout the na- Parisians greeted the new Rockefeller linked New York's problems with those of the nation and world. He told approximately 000 persons in the assembly chamber that they were ap- proaching "what could be the fatal testing time for free men and freedom itself everywhere." BY WARREN ROGERS. JR. Washington UTi Russia and the western Big Three appeared today to be edging cautiously toward a face-sav- ing way out of the New Ber- lin crisis. Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev touched off the tension with a Nov. 10 speech demanding an end to 4-power occupation of Berlin. He hint- ed that Russia would no long- er guarantee western access to the city which is located deep within communist East Germany. Then in a formal note on Thanksgiving day, he propos- ed that West Berlin be made a free city and told the United .In proposal. It was almost as if t h e propaganda -wise Khrushchev already was try- ing to start a graceful retreat. Khrushchev's right hand man and trouble De- puty Premier Anastas I. States, Britain and France to pull their troops out. He gave them six months to talk it over. Talks of War Soviet Foreign Minister An- drei Gromyko compounded the tension on Christmas day He declared any attempt to keep the western troops in Give Up His Long Fight With Rebels BY LARRY ALLEN Ful- gencio Batista of Cuba up his long fight against Fi- del Castro's rebels today and fled, to the Dominican Repub- lic with his military high icommand and top aides. Before leaving, Batista turn- ed over power to a military junta. The junta at once nam- Carlos Piedra, senior mem- ber of the supreme court, as provisional president. The lunta then dissolved itself. Other military leaders were leaving the country. A plane- .oad of 53 civilians and high ranking army officers landed at Jacksonville, Fla. Won't Accept Junta In this group were 16 army officers, including two gen- erals. There was no immediate re- action to Batista's dramatic move from the rebel radio. (In Washington, Ernesto Betancourt, Castro's repre- sentative, said the new re- gime would be unacceptable to the rebel chieftain and scored the temporary junta because it allowed "the lead- ing assassins" to flee Cuba. He said Castro had made clear the only solution he would accept would be for the Batista regime "to submit it- self to trial for crimes against the There were fears in Hava- na that fighting would spread to this capital once Batista's flight became generally known. It is estimated Castro has 5.000 partisans in Havana, Mikoyan, is expected in many of them well armed. Washington next week. U. S.! There was fear they might A fetmt monv officials look forward to Miko- yan's visit to see if.it might lead to further easing of the tension, possibly even to agreement on high level big four conferences. Put Out Fire On Jap Ship Flames Flare Up Anew on Oil Barge After Collision New Orleans Fire start a hunt for many per- sons connected with the Batis- ta government that they long have marked for death. Afraid of Army Batista said he was giving up the presidency "to save the country from further bloodshed." But it appeared he feared the army, long the prop of his regime, might re- bel against further heavy cas- ualties. The short-lived military jun- ta was headed by Gen. Eulo- gio Cantillo. Cantillo said he would take personal control of the armed forces. Batista's momentous deci- sion to stop aside came after Train Wreck Turin, Italy A 2-car express passenger train rfcm- med into several freight cars today and derailed. Officials said 2 persons were killed an 10 injured. One of the dead was the as- sistant engineer of the two self-powered cars. The other were passengers, officials said the Rockefeller hung out a "no isolated Berlin by force; wou d gifts please" sign for his new threaten a ''big war rniper ftate administration. even the American conU- The first statement issuedinent. from the governor's office put! Today' m a New Ycar S smn m Mrjj i-omt: fighting tugs extinguished the the four days of heavy and fire on a Japanese freighter] apparently inconclusive fight- early today but the flames onijng at Santa Clara, capital of it this way: "It will be a firm policy of the governor and his adminis- tration not to accept gifts of a personal nature. Diamond Put Inside This Snowball Mickry Coker greeting to the American peo- ple, Khrushchev seemed to be easing off. He said: XJfttSl be solved by peaceful means of oil providing, naturally, all "ver. parties concerned genuinely i lne llrc an oil barge flared up Villas province in central The firefighters earlier had Cuba. brought under control the Batista and his party took flames on thc freighter, the1 Asia Mara, and another barge. The flames were set night when the Asia off for Ciudad Trujillo in a DCS presidential plane called Guaimaro about a. m. The group included all members of Batista's family except two sons who went to York this week. Brig. desire to do so. On our part, we can say that we do have ing satellite gave no response to efforts to make it talk. Batteries in the Atlas had been expected to last for 20 days or more, but officials said they may have been ex by leanj on ib to train was traveling He said such desire." the j on the second Gen. Pilar Garcia, chief of the -n.de Mutual Broadcasting System, barge appeared under con- trol, too, until one of the oil Turn to Page 2 Col. 3 tanks exploded. No one was ..in m hurt in the last ex- Getl. Marshall, III, living, peace. not of war but of j Stevenson, twipe-defe a t e d Democratic c a n d i date for president, said the gift of medicine and drugs would symbolize "our heartfelt hopes in a world afraid of death." privilege horn blowing is illegal any other time. IT, Imed-into freight cars The first explosions that Favorite Song W8S'olive b-nch Soviet, while Bwtao. mst the MwHtaa kMOor. Ho to KvM in waters, reports from Mexico City contended. May ttreck A Mexican senator said dl- Guatemala. There was no in- j investigating dication of the nationality of coasts." He added a hint that fishermen might in arms smuggling. The Mexican foreign minis- try called the situation "un- deniably" grave" aid said it would take proper measures when official IT ports had been received Naval officers were Sfoge Snow JTIV.AIVOVII I w piomatic relations probably'the boat which Mexico failed would be broken if Guatemala to mention as hers. dMn'f apologize. j Gen. Yylgoras F The press office of Guate- said Monday that U. S. mala President Miguel Ydig-i Mexican boots were fishing Fventes announced the Illegally hi the nation's Pacific Averted Mexico's 31st military zone ,ith headquarters at Tapa- On Yylgoras Fuentes hadichula near the Guatemalan and iMcMne-gwining Ma WnlMNK by waters. These i MM totmetnf border was put on alert, de- fense department officials in Mexico City said. bandits and One Mexican account said be fired upon i their two were fishing the at the mooth of Swchiate _ _ I _ _. ehhA The Mexi'irlTef, woldi wnna oor- der at tfw roott. Another Mo- report sold UM attack or- 'i Wisconsin Hazard o u s driving warning southeast half. Snow or rain or freez- ing ram over most of thc state. Mostly cloudy tonight and Friday. Much colder with occasional snow flur- ries and strong northerly winds entering thc state late tonight. Temperatures for the 34-hour period end- ing at 9 o'clock. High. 28, low, 24. Temperature at a.m., 3fcf Northeast wind at 5 miles an boor. Barometer, V.TO. Three-eoarters ot an twcb. vt now on the (round. Weather map on Page Alt; Son sets at p.m., rfwa Friday at am.} ftem et IN FW SPA PERI
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