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   Post Crescent, The (Newspaper) - January 17, 1959, Appleton, Wisconsin                             APPLETON POST CRESCENT VOL XLDC No. 65 26 Pages-Sections A, B AmCTpM44KMAIUMENASHA, WIS, SATURDAY, JANUARY ASSOCIATED MUU WIRE UKV1CK Price Seven Cents 51 Persons Die as Argentine Airliner Plunges Into Ocean Only 1 Man Found Alive In Tragedy Buenos Aires An Ar- gentine airliner with 52 per- sons aboard crashed into the Atlantic ocean last night off the seaside resort of Mar Del Plata. Only one survivor was found. Almost four hours after the vacation flight crashed a man was found alive on the beach, his clothes burned or ripped off. All others on the twin-en- gine plane apparently perish- ed. Only three bodies were re- covered in pre dawn dark- ness. Searchers who were hamper- ed by stormy waters said many of those in the plane presumably were trapped in- side and drowned. Among those on the passen- ger list were Eduardo Braun Menendez, one of Argentina's most famous scientists, and Or. Jose Mezzadra, another well-known scientist. On Special Flight The plane belonged to Aus- tral Airlines, a new company known throughout the country for its penguin trademark be- cause of flights to Argentina's cold and bleak southland. The airliner was on a spe- cial summertime vacation flight from Buenos Aires to Mar del Plata, 240 miles to the south, and then to Bahia Blanca, another 260 miles west. It was coming in for a land- Ing at Mar del Plata in windy and rainy weather when it smashed into the ocean about 150 yards from shore. The airline said it carried 47 passengers and a crew of 5. The line did not believe any foreigners were among the passengers but it could not.be sure since they were not listed by nationality. Engines Failed One eyewitness said he heard the plane's engines fail just before the crash. A caretaker at a resort park said the plane apparently de- veloped trouble as it came down for a landing, tried to regain altitude and then plunged into the sea. He said he heard a terrific explosion. This was the first fatal crash for Austral and the sec- ond major crash in South America this week. A West German Lufthansa Constella- tion crashed near Rio de Ja- neiro airport Sunday, killing 36. 4 White Men Beat Alabama Negro Selma, Ala. A 50 year-old Negro is recoverinf from a beating he said he suf fered at the hands of four white men who left him un conscious in a swamp. Israel Page, father of eigh children, told officers he wa: forced from his home Thurs day night, beaten with a pis tol and a rubber hose and lef in a swamp about 35 miles from his home. Child's Call Leads To His Dead Mother hel doesn't answe a childish voice pleade yesterday. A telephone operator check ed the source of the call an sent police to the William Wickert home where officer met two boys, William, 7, and Daniel, 4. William, who had made the tall, explained his mother had gone shopping and on her re- turn said, and fell down. Officers found Mrs. Lor- raine Wickert, 27, face down in the living room, a bag of groceries on a footstool beside her. A medical examiner's post mortem revealed she died of a rheumatic heart condition she had had for a number of yean. Sports Pages Feature Prep The most complete high school basketball coverage In northeastern Wisconsin is found regularly on the Post-Crescent's sports tes. Today's section fea- tarw complete reports on FrMay area ,r, J Kv CUf fICV VJ Fugitive for 32 Years f o Gef Freedom New York UR Joseph J. Hogan has found that leading a good life does pay off. He also discovered that a public agency has a heart. Hogan, now 52, has been a fugitive for almost 32 years. In 1926 he stole a car in Cleveland. Sent to a fed- eral road camp at Alderson, W. Va., in 1927, he escaped after serving three months of a 3-year sentence. Hogan got a job and mar- ried. In World war II he served as a tank driver and was awarded the silver star. Five years ago his wife died. Since then Hogan has been both father and mother to his five children. Last month the FBI seiz- ed Hogan as a fugitive. He was sent to the federal house of detention. Hogan appealed to the legal aid society for help. Atty. Bernard Moldow took the case. Moldow went be- fore U.S. Dist. Judge Archie O. Dawson yesterday and cited a proclamation issued by President Truman in 1945. Truman granted full pardon to any convict who served honorably in Ameri- can forces for at least one year during World war II. Dawson freed Hogan on his own recognizance, pend- ing a hearing on a full par- don Monday. The hearing is regarded as a technicality. Hogan, a roofer, went im- mediately to his apartment on the lower east side to be reunited with his children- Carol Ann, 14, Barbara, 11, Joseph, 10, William, 9, and Margaret, 7. Police Hunt For Gunman Wounded Comrade Captured During California Ambush Garden Grove, Calif. Hundreds of drawn guns officers wit! searched square-mile of this Los An jeles suburb today for young gunman believed to be lolding a family hostage for .he second time in a week. The youth and his partner were ambushed by police last night, tried to shoot their way out, and one was captured. The other, trailing blood, dis- appeared in a residential area. Policemen were rushed in from a dozen nearby cities. They stopped every car and went into every house and ga- rage, guns at the ready. The officers identified their quarry as Charles Averill, 19, of Long Beach, Calif. They say he and Joseph Armstrong 20, also of Long Beach, are the men who terrorized a family in nearby Anaheim a week ago after escaping from police who caught them in liquor store holdup. Castro Sets tocufionsat Total of 450 Calk for Havana Rally to Approve Action BY LARRY ALLEN Havana Fidel Castro estimates that 450 persons will die before the current wave of executions ends in uba. Already 205 persons have jeen reported shot on charges of crimes against the people during the dictatorship of Ful gencio Batista. Cuban prisons recently held an estimated 5, 000 to more for trial on similar charges but some lave been released and oth ers given jail terms. Castro gave his estimate to crowd of about front of the presidential pal ace last night. He called fo. a rally of half a million per sons in Havana next Wednes day to signify approval of executions. Cubans Approve The Cuban people general ly have applauded the trial and executions. Police broke up 200 persons in front of a police station yesterday dem onstrating for lynching of one suspect. The actions have arousec sharp criticism in the United States and other countries however. Castro invited for eign newsmen and diplomat to attend the trials to their fairness. Newspapers in Brazil Peru, Ecuador, Argentina ant Costa Rica have called for halt to the bloodshed. Th Uruguayan representative t the United Nations appeale to Provisional President Man uel Urrutia to stop the kil ings. Other Latin America delegate! at the report edly are planning a simila appeal. U.S. Sen. Wayn Morse (D-Ore) suggested i Washington that Castro invit U.N. observers to check th trial and execution methods Some U.S. and Cuban bus nessmen and industrialist are paying advance taxes t help the revolutionary gov ernment, the New Yor Times reported. A dispatc from Havana said a treasur official estimated about million had been paid in ad vance in recent days. Report ROK Law Shocks Envoy Seoul newspa per quoted U. S. Ambassador Walter Dowling today as ex- pressing shock over the way a controversial new South Ko- rean security law was enact- ed. Ike and Mikoyan Meet V To Consider Problems They've throughout been sou g h 1 southern Califor- nia ever since. Last night the police were tipped they were Points of Dispute Between East and' West were on the agenda when President Eisenhower and Anastas I. Mikoyan, deputy premier of the Soviet Union, met today at the White House. Also present at the talk are Sec. of Stale John Foster Dulles; Mikhail Men- shikov, standing center, Russia's ambassador to the U. S.; and Llewellyn Thompson, left rear, U. S. ambassador to Russia. Molinaro Expected to Back Withholding Law, Sales Tax 1 Dead, 1 Missing When Hotel Burns Down in Florida Stuart, Fla. One un- identified man was burned to death and another was miss- ing and presumed dead in an early morning fire at a down- town hotel today. Seven of the nine registered guests got out of the 2-story 40- room Commodore hotel but Coroner Jimmy said other persons might have been trapped in the building. The missing man was George Jackson, 31, a barten- der. He was last seen in his room and refused to leave, ac- cording to witnesses. Robert, King, 23, and Gene Panipinto, 23, of Rochester, said they tried to get the Democratic Assembly Speaker Has Own Ideas on State Finances room but when he refused to leave they went outside and Dowling left by plane for Washington yesterday to ad- vise the state department on sharp political tensions arous- ed by the law which permits imprisonment of newsmen for criticizing high officials. The law also provides prison terms for persons distributing trapped inside, false information. The Korea Times, an inde- pendent English language daily, and its sister Korean paper Hankook Ilbo said its correspondent int e r v i e w e d Dowling en route from Seoul to Tokyo. BY JOHN WYNGAARD SUff Writer Madison The tax program that will be devised by the new Democratic state admin- istration is the principal topic of conjecture in state capi- tol circles as the new legis- lature settles down to its bi- ennial tasks. naro's position apparently re- Dig Way Out Of Huge Drifts Clearing Skies and Warmer Weather To Help South Bend South Bend, Ind fleets a realization in some ling snow squalls speeded qtarters that property tax South Bend's job of digging burdens are growing heavy I t of mountainous drifts enough to reduce some of the! traditional resistance to the out of a 17-inch snow sales tax alternative in liber- al circles. The Kenosha politician has been the spokesman for the legislative Democrats on state finance questions, as their' today. Forecasts of clearing skies and a weekend break in the zero cold promised easing of hazards in snow- ton only representative on the leg-[ glutted St. Joseph county islative joint finance on ice-dotted roads the final decisions. But the Democrat in for -several sessions, legislature has name the Democrats to fjnancc committee control its delibera-l its conclusions about He across Indiana. An a Visitor Has No Comment On Session Washington President Eisenhower met with Soviet Deputy Premier Anastas I. Mickoyan today for a discus- sion of east-west differences, including Berlin, the divison of Germany and disarma- ment. Mikoyan arrived at the White House about two min- utes before his 9 a. m. ap- pointment time. He was met by Brig. Gen. Andrew J. Goodpaster, White House staff secretary. Soviet Ambassa- dor Mikhail Menshikov and translater Oleg Troyonovsky accompanied Mikoyan. Goodpaster was waiting out- side, in subfreezing but sun- ny weather, to receive Mikoy- an at the White House door. They shook hands and Mikoy- an murmured a barely audi- good morning" in Eng- ish. As Mikoyan walked through the White House lobby he had no comment other than a good morning for dozens of news- men gathered there for the meeting. Before the meeting with Mi- Icoyan the president got a half hour briefing from Sec. of State Dulles. Dulles arrived at the White House as scores of uniformed policemen were deployed in the streets around the White House as a security precau- tion. Pickets Block Away A dozen or so pickets parad- ed a block away from the White House as the confer- ence went on inside the ex- ecutive mansion. Mikoyan probably did not even see tho placard-carrying pickets. The pickets said they were just plain American citizens who had gotten in touch .with each other and decided to make a protest. "We censure our patriots; we dine our one sign read, apparently in refer- ence to many dinners given for Mickoyan. "No red carpets for read another placard. A squad of motorcycle po- battle accompanied Mikoy- an and his party on their Assemblyman George naro, Kenosha, of the Demo- cratic-controlled wants a Molmaro is a friendly, smil- middle. Countless forming'd'ivider stnpV in "the I For Mikoyan the meeting hefty bartender out of his law for the collection of trolled a s semblv, inK Person who is obviously] remained iar payroll of his advance in pub- stalled on drifted side streets, j aroundIt t__. i... xanrl nt f AU? vrt aH o in H ill 1 got a stepladder. Panipinto said smoke was billowing from the room when he reached it from the outside and he believed Jackson was The ruins of the 30-year-old hotel were still smoldering five hours after the fire broke was the climax of the specu- lar tour which has taken him mak- in spite of his onlv a few county roads1 >n8 public and private speech- state income tax Moreover iongins. He is the son of Ital- wcrc Passable in the South es. selling the Soviet "peace" state income tax. bjmmigrants and jj Bend area this morning .State line and pleading for trade children reported U. S. 20 pass-'and better relations, during again from South Bend i the past two weeks. out, but the fire was confined any {sales tax bill that will provide some form of relief for other tax burdens, such as the prop- erly tax or the personal prop- erty tax. Relieve Local Taxes Molinaro's remark about the sales tax may suggest that the new Democratic rul- ers may be less rigid in .their Turn to Page 14, Col. 3 iwest to New Carlisle. position on tax policy than to the stucco over wood build- has becn assumed. Generally i was estimated The dispatch said Dowling Peagram said the body of hoped a political unidentified victim was party has opposed the! sales tax, in any form. Moli-j Training Ahead Appleton Fouls Up Air Raid Alert Test going to call on a teenage j would permit revision of the badly burned arid girl friend. Six policemen hid j law which went into effect tion would have identifica .Democratic Group to come1 out in her house. [Thursday. rough fingerprints. I9T WIUMnwII M Meats to Pick City For 1 960 Convention New Orleans A Dem- traordmary If he brought any surprise Turn to Page 2, Col. 4 Gen. Marshall Continues Gains Ft. Brafr, N.C. Gen. George C. Marshall's medical report today again was favor- able. He is in seclusion at Womack Army hospital after Appleton fouled up a nation-'said the radio set on which suffering a slight stroka al air warning alert system the alert is received carries Thursday. (N'AWAS) test exercise Thurs- much interference and has to The morning statement day. be turned down at times. said' Froak circumstances were It could not be "Gen Marshall rested well blamed Friday during an ex- whether a police officer heard during the night. Early in the session of the the alert word, but the word evening he watched television here CIV1' commission "checkerboard" was listed in and then slept comfortably the rest of the night. His condi- tion remains unchanged and ocratic committee met today to pick a site for the T h e circumstances. Civil his log of calls. 1960 national convention. Defense Director Robert C.' What Letter? The committee's choice will Bpl'ronc told the commission. There was much discussion his progress is satisfactory." presented to the full na- meant tnat e'Rnt counties of what happened to a 72-hour, The general has received tional committee Feb 22 for would havc the time of thousands of messages sinca a final decision warning if the alert had becn the alert the city is supposed he entered the hospital. Six cities are bidding for the olhcr tesL lo convention. They are San Clearing Static It seems no letter of warn- Francisco. LOS Angeles, Chi- VVormer Sunday said the county Don't Remove Cootf con.sm Telephone company, sheriff's office got one. I 1 Wisconsin Mostly fair and somewhat warmer Sun- day, but continued cold and fair tonight. High expected Sunday about 10 above. Low expected tonight near 10 below. Appleton Temper- atures during the 24-hour period ending at 9 a.m. day: High. 14; low, 6 be- low. Temperature at a.m. today, 2 below. Wind out of west at 10 miles an hour. The barometer is at inches. Sun sets at p.m., rto- es Sunday at a.m.; moon sets Smday at a.m. Visitta VeniM, Saturn. cago Philadelphia New York point lhnt IS respon-County CD and Miami Beach siblc- with cooperation of Wis- J. Schiltz s 'con Democratic National tnc alert to There also was discussion man Paul Butler, here for the Winncbago Calumet, Fond du of whether Bellrone had noti- meetmg, predicted the party Grccn Sheboygan.lfied the police to look for an will have a platform Marquette on Thursday. (The day civil rights next year. jOutagnmic county sheriff's of- is publicized well in He said the issue depends He said ne did but Chief of lot on what the current con-; The alcrt significd by Police Hrndricks said he'di gress does. word came never seen it. One of po-l al Thursday afternoon on licemcn said had the let-1 the alert point radio in the po- ter. j lice station. Beltronc said. The discussion forced com-: first he knew of it, he said, missioners and Hendricks to! when state civil defense agree to training classes for 3 Workmen Killed In rNttaburh Matt Three worfcmcn killed today In! officials and local citizens, any officer who operates Uw he set the radio set. The classes won't counties In take much time, Beltrone an exptoafcn at the nearby Dw- ot U. 9. Steel called him warning to and the motion himself at Police expiated station is Detng cleaned and painted and there was wmis- sriM cwtfattoti in the station atowt that Too, R was p.m. isaid. that the U also produced assurances that instructions of what to M the case of hatt town or so cote words win pwt- ttw ratto INEWSPAPERif NEWSPAPER!   

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