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   Post Crescent, The (Newspaper) - January 15, 1959, Appleton, Wisconsin                                APPLETON POST CRESCENT VOL XLDC No. 63 40 Pages-Sections A, B AFMJTON-NEENAH-MtNASHA, WB., THURSDAY, JANUARY ASSOCIATED MUMS) WIHK SERVICE Price Seven Cents Cuban Executions Won't be Halted, Castro Declares 10 Shootings Reported; Set Total at 195 BY LARRY ALLEN dispat- ches told today of the execu- tion of 10 more men by order of revolutionary courts, boost- ing the reported toll to IBS. Fidel Castro said the execu- tions will continue, regardless of world opinion about the summary justice accorded captive followers of former Dictator Fulgencio Batista who are adjudged major war criminals. "We have given orders to shoot every one of these mur- Castro declared last night. However, not all convicted prisoners are being sent be- fore the firing squads. Some are getting prison terms. A few are being fread. A tri Miss Torre Not to Face Added Quiz New York Columnist bunal at Santiago yesterday provisionally freed civilians and two military men. Criticism Grows Criticism mounted abroad of the hurried military trials and firing squad deaths. But the rebel chieftain, asked by newsmen if the executions would be stopped, replied: "No. To the contrary, we have given orders to shoot every one of these murderers. And if we have to battle world opinion to mete out justice, we are prepared to do it." Castro had scheduled a news conference later in the evening but called it off with word that he was ill. The na- ture of his illness was not dis- closed, but the strenuous life he has led during the past two weeks was probably telling on him. Reports reaching Havana 19 persons were put to death in Camaguey, 320 miles east of Havana, for political murders and tortures during the regime of ousted Dictator Fulgencia Batista. Five more executions were reported from Manzanillo, in province, where eight others were shot Monday. Three former Batista soldiers Marie Torre will not be asked again in court for at least a year to reveal the source of an item she wrote concerning Judy Garland, the actress' lawyer said today. Miss Torre, radio-television columnist for the New York Herald Tribune, yesterday completed a 10-day jail term on a contempt charge for re- fusing to answer the question. She had faced a possible new sentence if she again had refused to answer. Miss Torre attributed her information concerning Miss Garland to a Columbia Broad- casting System executive, but in a pre-trial examination of a libel suit brought by the actress against CBS Miss Torre declined to identi- fy him, invoking freedom ol the press under the first amendment. Pre-Trial Examination Ends Lionel S. Popkin, attorney for Miss Garland, told a news conference today he had con- cluded the pre-trial examina- tion. W. Germany Reassured on Reunify Issue U. S. Policy Hasn't Undergone Change, Washington Says Washington The Unit ed States has reassured West Germany that it is standing the time being, at the policy of seeking German reunification through free, all-German elections. Official statements designed Elections in Algeria Assured by De Gaulle to clarify stand did the not, present U.S however, rul out the possibility of future re vision of this policy. The West German govern merit of Chancellor Konrad Adenauer sought more infor mation yesterday after Sec. o State Dulles told a news con ference that free election were the "natural method' but not the only possible way of merging the two parts o Germany into a single nation again. Discuss New Ideas This was interpreted meaning that the stand "We do not intend to take any proceedings against Miss he said. 'If she is called as a wit- ness at the trial and asked the question, it is a matter be- tween hex4 and the court. I might call her. CBS might call her, but there will be no more pre-trial examination of Miss Torre." Popkin said he did not ex- pect Miss Garland's suit against CBS to begin for at least a year. "Based on the court's cal- endar, which is now a year behind, I don't expect we will go to trial for at least a year, Popkin said. a fo free elections might be modi fied if some other practica avenue to unification opene up in prospective negotiation with Russia. It is understood that vari ous new ideas relating to this and other aspects of the over all German problem are now under discussion in the stat department, even though a in the end could be discarded Late yesterday West Ger man Ambassador Wilhelm Grewe and Herbert Dittmann top ranking emissary from the German foreign office conferred with Dulles for a hour. Grewe then issued thi statement, saying that it ha Dulles' full approval: The secretary reaffirme that it is the policy of th United States government t seek reunification of German through free elections. As th secretary said yesterday a his press conference, ther are various theoretically pos sible methods, but reunlfica tion of Germany by free ele tions is the natural metho and the formula agreed to (b the western powers and Ru sia) at the summit conferenc in 1955." Turn to Page 19, Col. 1 Gen. Marshall In Hospital Nature of Illness Not Disclosed but Not Believed Stroke Pinehurst, N.C. Gen George C. Marshall, 78, was stricken ill and taken to Wo- mack General hospital at nearby Ft. Bragg, N.C., early today. Gen. Marshall has been in poor health and confined to bed at his home here for sev- eral months. The nature of his illness was not disclosed. However, it was not believed to have been a stroke. Col. G. M. Powell, chief surgeon at the hospital, said he was preparing a news re- lease on Gen. Marshall's con- dition. Ft. Bragg sources said Gen. Marshall was resting com- fortably after his arrival there. Gen. Marshall, army chief of staff during World war II and later secretary of state, felt ill upon awakening at his winter home this morning. Col. Powell was summoned and decided to remove the veteran soldier-statesman to the army hospital for obser- vation. Shortly afterward the army's Walter Reed Medical center at Washington and Maj. Gen. Howard M. Snyder, President Eisenhower's per- sonal physician, were noti- fied. _ Angefo Pofri Offers uf Hinff fo Parents One of the world's recog- nized authorities on chil- dren, Anfelo Patri, dis- cusses the problems and Joys of raising children in today's beetle world. His column, "Our flTM hints that often help parents deal with the pTpMtms that CM tot tf is Poltergeist Blamed as 39 Windows are Broken Springfield, Mass. "I'm so nervous I'm jump- ing out of my rocking chair at the slightest noise, ex- pecting to hear more glass crash." That is the reaction of Mrs. Charles Papineau, 80- year-old grandmother who has had 38 windows broken in her Butler street home since a week ago Tuesday. Seeks Explanation She complained to police They investigated, found no evidence of lawbreak- ing and withdrew from the mysterious case. John C. Parker, a self- styled authority on the p61- ped in where the police left off. A local architect, Park- er said ha is "pretty sure poltergeists are to blame." However, being an archi- tect, he said he wanted first Sen.Johnson Seeks to Speed Party Program Committee Jobs Are Apportioned By Democrats Washington Sen Lyn- Pledge Aims At Ending Rebellion don held B. Johnson a taut rein Nurse Madeline Zettel the covers around 5-year-old Gerald Polar, 717 Paris street, Menasha, -in Theda Clark hospital. The youngster was saved from drowning Wednesday by Richard Robbins, 737 Paris street, Menasha, and Mel- vin Lindsey, 221 Kaukauna street, Menasha, who pulled him from the Fox river and applied artificial respiration. Child Saved Oil Industry May From fey Wafer Hit by Strike f to eliminate any possible scientific explanation. He said he would try to set a scientific trap for the mischievious spirits by in- stalling a recording ther- mometer in the bathroom of the 2i story frame home Three windows, including two new ones of heavy glass, have been broken in the bathroom. Parker said, "I'm going to establish that there is no logical scientific explanation for this thing He said he wanted to rule out the possibility that sud- den temperature changes in the home might have shat- tered the windows. Parker also plans to in- Two Menasha Men Pull Gerald Polar Out of Fox River Menasha A 5-year old Menasha boy was saved from drowning in the Fox river late Wednesday afternoon by two Menasha men who pulled him from the water and adminis- International Harvester, Union Agree on Contract tered artificial respiration Gerald Polar. 5, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Polar, 717 Pans street, was playing on T. ice about four feet off shore'un. By the Associated Press The nation's largest strike, involving International Harvester company workers, appeared near an end today but a forecast of widespread walkouts in the oil industry darkened the labor picture. Negotiators for the Harvest- er company and the striking Auto Workers have when he slipped and fell into freezing water at 4 27 p m. Brought to Shore While Gerald's cousin, Archie Polar, 5, son of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Polar, 52 Manitowoc street, who was playing with Gerald, was seeking help, Richard Rob- bins, 24, 737 Paris street, and Melvin Lindsey, 23, 221 Kau- kauna street, saw the boy ly- to stump the mysterious force. Mrs. Papineau and stall a heavy plastic window ling face down jn the water and dove in after him. I Lindsey brought Gerald, her 13-year old grandson, was nol breathing, to 'shore and he and Robbins ap- plied artificial respiration to the youngster until Menasha Wayne, who lives upstairs, have said they heard strange thumping noises just before windows crash- ed. reached an agreement on a 3- year contract. The union's Harvester company council meets tomorrow to vote on the terms and ratification ap- peared likely, ending the costly two-month strike. Strikes Predicted The walkout involved the big farm implement firm's 25 factories, transfer points and depots. On the debit side of the la- bor news, O. A. Knight, presi- dent of the Oil Chemical and Atomic Workers union, with a membership of in oil industry, said wide- spread strikes are likely to develop early next week. federal mediators in Kansas City reported no progress in contract talks between the Sinclair Oil company and th union representing of its workers. He accused the oi industry of a concerted wage freeze. Arriving in Kansa City from Denver, he said "Frankly, it doesn't look toe promising for a settlement.' Strike notices which expir at midnight Saturday hav been filed with Sinclair an most of the 600 individual oi plants with which the unioi has contracts. The Sinclair contract is th only one negotiated on a na tion-wide basis m the oil in dustry by the union but it us- ually sets the pattern for oth- er contracts on a plant-by- plant basis. The union has asked for a wage hike of 25 Paris President Char- les de Gaulle today opened the first national assembly Cession of the fifth republic with a pledge of new elections in Algeria aimed at settling the nationalist turmoil there. The deputies in the packed chamber stood while De Gaulle's speech was read by the assembly president. De Gaulle said the future of Algeria, where a nationalist rebellion has bled France for today on years, could only be set- through the process of (D-Texas) enate party organization _. [universal suffrage [eared to grind out a Demo- A polltlcal solution through ratic legislative program at universal suffrage would be naxurtum speed With Johnson in full com- mand as majority leader, Democrats parceled out their ommiltee assignments yes- Free French leader sent his erday. Republicans are to the assembly to iected to have their assign- be read by Jacques Chaban ments completed in time for Delmas, the president of the by the senate on Sat- new assembly, who was dress- urday. That would permit cd ln the traditional tailcoat organization of individual striped trousers. worked out after the "pacifi- cation and transformation of he added. Would End Bickering The 66-year old wartime De Gaulle called for the new assembly to put aside the bickering that weakened the ommittees next week Groups Enlarged Johnson listed housing, la- bor anti-racketeering, air-lOid fourth republic and finally port aid and depressed areas i brought about its downfall. neasuros for prompt action "A rigorous putting in order several of these are expected of our affairs is absolutely to exceed President in all those areas [which touch upon our nation- al De Gaulle said. "The pacification and trans- formation of Algeria, thesa are, quite obviously, the in- dispensable conditions to a political solution in Algeria which can only proceed from universal Gaulle's message said. No Time Limit This was the sole reference to Algeria, the No. 1 prob- lem of France. De Gaulle's wide open reference to a po- litical solution through uni- versal suffrage was a far cry from the political fusion of Algeria and metropolitan France which the French set- tlers in Algeria demand. De Gaulle's vague remarks made no mention of any time limit or any specific election lower's recommendations. In an agreement with Sen. Styles Bridges of New Hamp- shire, chairman of the GOP policy committee, Johnson won senate approval of en- larging some of the important senate committees and re- vamping their party ratios to conform with the new lineup of 64 Democrats and 34 Re- publicans. The Democratic leader whipped through committee assignment of members which his party appeared to reward some of the Democrat- ic freshmen who supported his successful effort this week to compromise the fight over the senate's filibuster rule. Other Assignments One of these, Sen. Robert C. Byrd of West Virginia, got two major committee places. on appropriations and bank-'to settle Algeria's future. He ing, an almost unprecedented'simply opened the door. Nor Debre took stand with a attainment for a freshman. Sens. Thomas J. Dodd of Connecticut and Gale McGee of Wyoming, who supported Johnson's compromise, also drew appropriations commit- tee assignments. This committee, which han- dles all of the money bills and thus has a great deal to say about where budgeted funds shall be spent, was en- larged to 27 members, more than a fourth of the senate's total of 98. Other Democrats added to the group included Sens. Alan Bible of Nevada, Estes Ke- fauver of Tennessee, A. S Mike Monroney of Oklahoma and John Stennis of e Q r e sippi All of these except did the president make any comment on rumors that new overtures had been made for a cease-fire in Algeria. After De Gaulle's message, newly named Premier Michel the speaker's fat 28-page re- Turn to Page 19, Col. 2 Judge in Alabama To Face Federal Contempt Charge Montgomery, Ala., U. S. District Judge Frank M. Johnson, Jr.. today ordered Judge c fauver work closely with cnmmat Johnson, himself a member of the group cents an hour or 21 cents an Sen. Frank Church of Ida- hour plus fringe benefits. Sin- ho, a strong Johnson backer, clair has not offered a wage won a increase. The average wage i foreign contempt of court for fail- ure to comply order Turn to Page 18, Col. 8 Knight's prediction as a coveted place on the WIin an relations committee to p r o d u c e ____..jrty vacancies on registra- group wore filled by Sens. records to bert Gore of Tennessee and'the civil rights Frank Lausche of Ohio, both'commission Wallace of whom are regarded as hav- Justice department attor- mg some presidential aspira- ncys were directed by Johnson tions. I to institute contempt proceed- ings as soon as possible. They announced immediately aft- erward that a contempt com- plaint will be filed during tho day. Wants Boost of UW Faculty Pay By 20 Per Cent ei of ctnylhg a omttoutly afcotit their ttrit It foot, 4 tack python to the scato for M It took eta OJMOJ te poll the python ottilgM for eai it fvt the make hi M Mh ten to fit II m JLvW r Madison Govern Up frie Heofr or Nelson says he hopes to m WoVO crease University of Wiscon- sin and state college f acuity i salaries 20 per cent during the) biennium. The governor told the Coor- dinating Committee on Higher Education Wednesday nightj he will recommend 8 per of the increase m the fiscal, year starting in July, and the additional 12 per cent in the second year of the biennium. Nelson told the committee he will recommend an initial! S per cent merit increase for1 university and college facul- ties, amounting to some 2S5.000 the first year. j Then he will propose an ad- ditional outlay for teachers which the committee could use in "sensitive" areas to keep valuable faculty TnN WWUHI oWfM'lltn HO salary 1.1 colder over the state today and a cold wave tonight with steady or falling tempera- tures today reaching 10 to IS below zero in the north- west to zero to 5 above in southeast portion by Friday morning. Mostly cloudy and windy today w ith scattered snow flurries. Fair tonight and Friday. Continued cold Friday. Temperatures for the 24-hour period end- ing at 9 o'clock- High, 36; low, 18. Temperature lit 10-30 a. m., 16. Northwest wind at 14 miles hour. Barometer V 90 inches. Weather map on B-lfl. Sun sets at p.m., fis- ts Friday at a.m.i mum MU at p.m. ttrte planets are Man, Jvptter NFWSPAPFR!   

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