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   Post Crescent, The (Newspaper) - January 6, 1959, Appleton, Wisconsin                             APPLETON POST CRESCENT VOL.XLlXNo.55 28Pages-Sections A.B TUESDAY, JANUAtY6, 1W Watt BUVICtt Price Seven Onto AP Eugene Kucharski, Milwaukee, left, makes a star pattern for the new United States flag from an As- sociated Press wirephoto of the new emblem held by Morris Eder, president of the Eder Manufacturing company, Milwaukee. The flag maker says the firm has many orders to fill. Mikoyan Assures West of Continued Access to Berlin Charges U.S. With Neglect Of Prisoners Akron Man Says He and Others Held by Batista Akron, Ohio An Ak- ron man claimed today that he and other Americans held prisoner in Cuba by the sup- porters of fallen dictator Ful- gencio Batista were virtually neglected by United States of- ficials during the months they GOP Leaders Offer Party Liberals Compromise to Insurgent Group Try to Head Off Challenge To Martin al GOP Helm Center Attack OnSen.Dirksen Washington Republi- can house leaders made an eleventh hour compromise offer to young GOP insurgents today to share party leader- ship responsibilities in the chamber. The offer, expected to be re- jected, was proposed to head ed for a vote of the Republi- can conference, this afternoon when house Republicans will choose their leaders for the were imprisoned. Jonathan J. Graham, Jr., reign of Rep. Joseph W. Mar- off a direct challenge to the 4 Balloonists Down At Sea After 3 Days Spent 21 More Days Afloat On Atlantic in Gondola Bridgetown, Barbados -W I receiver and sleeping bags to -The balloon trip of four Brit-1 ljghten the banoon ons trying to span the Atlan- tic lasted only three days, It was disclosed today. They spent 21 more days floating at sea in the balloon's constructed for double duty as a lifeboat. The three men and a wom- an set off Dec. 12 from the Their balloon was called 30, told his story at the home of his mother, where he ar- rived over the weekend after escaping from El Principe prison in Havana during riot- ing in the Cuban capital on New Year's day. He was accompanied here by Dean Leon Cleaves, 23, of Portland, Ore., and Edward W. Keehn, 20, of Pontiac, Mich., who escaped from the prison with him. They sup- ported his story. Deny Knowledge Graham said U.S. embassy officials in Havana refused to tielp them despite 'knowing :hey were American citizens held by the Batista supporters without explanation. The Small World. The intrepid quartet floated off from the Canary Islands in an open, 7J by 151 foot plastic boat suspended from a 47-foot balloon. This British West Indian island 000 miles across the Atlantic unary Islands, seeking tnejr goal their purpose "oat on the wind miles to, scientific study ot AUantic Barbados They reached here u.ade winds_ Tfl balloon yesterday after a fisherman picked them up at sea. Cut Balloon Loose They had traveled about 200 miles by air and more than miles by sea. All four had been on rations of a few ounces of food daily since thin Dec. 15, and all looked but otherwise in fairly u j i i i They had to cut loose and storm for fear ofi crossing had never been made before. Part way across they came down in the ocean, cut the bal- loon loose, and sailed the rest of the way in the gondola. They landed tired, hungry for fresh fruit and vegetables and [thirsty for carbonated drinks. I Otherwise they seemed unaf- jfected by their grueling exper- ience, and their gondola was balloon in a storm for fear ofi UU wcll stocked with going to heights where theyi and waler would lose control and the bag i The folir refused to say how would expand and lose all its k th had bcen aloft and gas. This was after, at one stage, they jettisoned a radio 3-Parf Series On IGY Begins In Today's Paper One of the longest years on record, the Internation- al Geophysical Year, end- ed officially Dec. 31. The IGY began eighteen months aso, with over sci- entists and volunteers working together in man's greatest search for know- ledge about the earth on which he lives. In a 3-part series begin- ning on Page 2 in today's tin, Jr., of Massachusetts, GOP floor leader for 20 years. The proposal had an initial Byrnes Possibility If Deadlock Comes Washington (ft Rep. John W. Byrnes of Green Bay, Wis., was regarded to- dajr as a'possible compro- mise candidate in the strug- gle between Rep's. Charles Halleck of Indiana and Jo- seph Martin, Jr., of Massa- chusetts for the post of house Republican leader. tomorrow. Its defeat would open Russia Not Trying to Oust Allies From City, He Tells Political, Business Leaders Maine Senator Joins Meeting of Insurgent Group Washington (M gent senate Republicans voted! today to center their party leadership fight against Sen. BY WARREN ROGERS, JR. Washington Soviet Deputy Premier Anastas I. Mi- jkoyan was reported today to have assured the United States of continued free western access to Berlin. He gave no detail that would permit judgment as to whe- ther the access he offered would be really free as the west understands the word. Such a pledge would go to the heart of the current east-west tension over Berlin's future. It would signal a major conces- Insur-jsion by the Kremlin to the west's objections to Soviet de- mands to make a "free city" of Berlin. Mikoyan "was understood to have told high level state de- partment, business and congressional leaders last night: Everett M. Dirksen's bid to new 86th congress convening fioor leader I xiuui icouvi. East Berlin to the __fter a meeting of 11 self- the styled liberals, Sen. George D.ireSardless u- Aiken of Vermont announced'plan. 1. Russia is determined to tujfn over administration of puppet East German communist regime. British French denunciation of this way for the election of the 58- year-old Halleck to the lead- ership post. the group would concentrate its efforts on backing Sen. John Sherman Cooper of Ken-i 2. Russia is not trying to throw the allies out of West Ber- lin, even though Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, in his Halleck formally announced i tucky against Dirksen and onjNov- 27 note, suggested withdrawal of all allied troops from Sen. Thomas H. Ku-the city. California as party] his candidacy last night in op- electing position to Martin. His move chel of whip or assistant leader. followed a behind-the-scenes drive by a group which c'on-i The group endorsed Sen. tends younger and more ag-j styles Bridges of New Hamp- gressive leadership is needed j shire, for reelection as policy to combat the overwhelming committee chairman, Sen. Democratic majority in the Leverett, Saltonstall of Mass-i new house. lachusetts for reelection as A spokesman for Halleck chairman of the conference of' said he was standing pat on'all Republican senators andj his candidacy. iSen. Milton R. Young of That left no doubt the com- Dakota for secretary of the' promise plan, as a peacemak- conference. er, was dead. House Democrats, mean- while, unanimously reelected Joins Insurgents 34 Killed, 700 Hurt in Riot In Congo Area Leopoldvillr, Belgian Con- go Thirty-four people are reported killed and about Mii.gu.ft __ Since Bridges has said he is Germany by willing to accept Kuchel a the state de- partment said it had no knowl- edge of Graham and the .oth- ers except for news reports. It said the Havana embassy had been asked for informa- tion, but there had not been time to get an answer. Rep. William Ayres (R- said he would take the matter up with the state de- partment in Washington if Graham and the others would Hal- days of all their incumbent officers there may be only the Belgian Congo cool reception from the group, described as one oflPost in dispute, that of floor caP'lal; when Republican ten- Shops have been set on ators meet at a.m. tomor- Catholic missions ransacked, Turn to Page 14, Col. 6 leek of Indiana to replace the 74-year-old Martin. Under the proposed compro- jse a new post of assistant floor leader would be created. JVL ICCIUCI WUU1U UC It also provides for election aehuseUs the most held. harmonious Sam Rayburn of Texas was row to elect officers. land schools and police head- again chosen as soeaker and Sen- Mar8aret Chase Smith 'quarters burned out. Maine joined the meeting! Europeans have been ston- John W McCormack of Mas John W. Mccormack of Mass by the full 153 Republican house membership of Wllh leader. Martin met for an hour this veteran house chairman of the Republican Republicans to map strategy house policy committee. Here- and prepare the tofore Martin has held that post along with his leadership responsibilities. The proposal will be 3. Russia simply feels the time has come, 13 years after the end of World war II, to give Berlin a new status. 4. The United States, Britain and France, in replying last week to Khrushchev's note, were remiss in not coming up with some counter-proposal which might have provided the basis for negotiation. 5. The Soviet decision to over to East next May in no way implies a peace-or- Turn to Page 14, Col. 4 Russians Report Rocket in Orbit The proposal was the same one suggested to thei insurgents yesterday andi offer- turned down by them. rebellingied and shot at, and mission, Soviet cos- ag inst accepting Dirksen as1 priests have been beaten by mjc rocket Mechta (dream) senate Cop floor leader. ,lhe rioting Africans. js more than a half million Dirksen of IHinois was whip I Most of the dead were be- miles from the earth and has in the last congress and as- lieved to be Africans shot by practically entered orbit as .j pires to advance to the leader- police or troops. the solar system's first artifi- ship post formerly held by! A stale of siege has been.cial planet, the Russians an- Sen. William F. Knowland of [Proclaimed, and jceploads ofi nounced today. California who did not run for troops armed with machine' Alexander Topchiev, vica reelection to the senate. 'guns are patrolling the main! president of the U. S. S. R. sup- avenue of the city's large Af- Academy of Sciences, told a Inaugural Sidelights Nelson Turns Up in Non-Matching Clothing, Won't Wear His Carnation Kuchel has had some Moscow news conference that Million Ma Madison Gov. Gaylord how long on the water, ex- plaining they had sold their story to the London Daily Mail, which backed their ex- pedition. Arsonist of 5 Years Ago Found to be Sane Nelson's casual habits of dress and disdain for fuss are well known around Madison, and so his family circle was not particularly surprised Monday morning to discover that he had come to his with that {inaugural ceremonies Belolt-Wl-A brilliant Be- h, clothing, loit college student who _i mitted setting the half million' A relative discovered dollar fire that destroyed thelthe new governor was wear- school's chapel five years agoling a brown belt, with a black has bren adjudged sane andisuit. discharged from court cus-! "e was prevailed upon tody. Municipal Judge Arthur F. ers at the reception in the [a change in parties of Wiscon- executive office without fa- tigue. A delighted participant in the ceremonies and the re- ception was "Happy" Nelson, the 5-year-old son of the new governor, whose shrill Daddy" rang stately capitol through rotunda 'Hi the dur- ing the most solemn part of oalh-taking ceremonial. The Rt. Abbott S. M. Killeen of St. Norbert college sin's chief executive. Thomson was one of the last on his feet during the applause following Gov. Gaylord Nel- son's address, and the former GOP governor took a few has- ty looks around before doing so. Earlier port for whip from senators rican sector. backing Dirksen for floor lead-j Barricades Erected Ithe IJ-ton projectile is er, but Sen. Barry Goldwaterl Barbed wire barricades arc miles beyond (R-Ariz) said today he was1 being set up. Firearms arc moon, withdrawing his support from being distributed to the Eu- Kuchel because of the population. fornian's association with the' Roadblocks have been set Aiken group. 'up around the Lcopoldville With Mrs. area. Movement across the the Aiken group mustered an river from Brazzaville, in attendance of 11. They need French Equatorial Africa, is now the 18 votes to win since the senate has 34 Republican senators. Fond du Lac Official Defies Board's Order For His Retirement His remarks were broadcast by Radio Moscow. Since it left this earth on Jan. 2, the rocket has travel- led miles, Topchiev said. The rocket's radio contact with its Soviet makers died started stopped. The riots afternoon. Late last night the sound of automatic weapon fire was still hcnrd. Troop reinforcements pa- trolling in armored cars and< barbed wire roadhlocksj brought at least partial order. Fond du Lac iff) J. G. in the ceremony, Brunkhorst, the 83-year-old' But the situation remained however, Thomson beamed register of deeds for Fond du1 highly explosive because na- broadly as Nelson waved toJLac county, Monday denied leaders apparently had the crowd of about board order to retire lost control of the masses, sons before his address. jand reported to his office to' African troops with Europe-' "Governor, good another term found the public address sys- was Nelson's greeting toj Brunkhorst was first and took Luebke ruled Monday that Stephen Dykstra Posey, 24, j has fully recovered illness and is no from more suitable belt of a harmonious color, which was toitem wiring interrupted during Thomson as the latter arrived ed to the office in 1921 andiaround lnc African invocation at the inaugural at lne governor's offices ten has served continuously an officers were rushed from position quarter. Irite. hurriedly sent over from a I But the strong voice of the minutes before the procession- then. capitol shop, but he resolutely refused to wear the carna- De Pcre clergyman carried through the chamber never- tfon in his button-hole, wnjcnj all other luminaries of the which theless. Post-Crescent. AP Science to have a recurrence of the sporting. I nllmnnf TIC Vffl la t TI "St S. r Writer Alton Blakcslcesur- I ailment. Four psychiatrists, vcys some of the IGY re- two of them appointed by the Mrs. Nelson wore a beige suits so far. The first arti- court, clc assesses studies of sun Posey is ready and space. I normal life. gave the opinion suit drcsf. and appar to resume aiently endured the long line of lhand-shakers and well-wish- Partisan politics versus pro- tocol probably was the case for al to the capitol rotunda was to begin. "Gaylord, how are Thomson smiled in return. Atty. Gen. John Reynolds The involuntary retirement] of an elected official, it is be- lieved, would set a precedent in Wisconsin. Charter Costello, the chair- man of the pension and retire- Drunken Drivers Since Jan. 1 former Gov. Vernon ne on the inaugural platform. It' and Stewart Honetk, the Re- ment committee, recommend- ?02j was the first time since 1935 that the ceremony represented greeted each replaced, other on a Turn to Page 14, Col. also ed to the board that Brunk- first'norst be retired because he is1 incapable of fulfilling his oathil, and duties. 1 5. Ronald J. Jansen. 2V, W, Wisconsin avenue. Lloyd Koepke, 34, route I. Story on Page A-10. Temperature Will Continue Going Up Wisconsin Mostly fair and not quite so cold today becoming mostly cloudy to- night and Wednesday light snow likely over the north- wpst and norlh portions to- night spreading slowly southeastward Wednesday. Warming trend continuing Wednesday. Appleton Temperatures for the 24-hour period end- ing at 9 o'clock: High, 8 above, low. 1 below. Tem- perature at 11 o'clock. 11 above. East wind at 5 miles per hour. Barometer. 30.35 inches. Weather map on Page A-9. Sun sots at 4.29 p.m., ris- es Wednesday at a.m.; moon rises Wednesday at 5.37 a.m. ti sworn in es Me jm ty CMef Jwtiee Mm R. Martin. rtfjht ere flee. Mi Mgk stvte eft ice, end Lt. Gef. nMHw NOTk, Ml Otv. V< f, 1 ff A TV MM einflene, uer. wwrmi ivnwwpnK we I I NEWSPAPER! NEWSPAPER!   

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