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   Appleton Post-Crescent (Newspaper) - January 26, 1959, Appleton, Wisconsin                               APPLETON POST CRESCENT VOL.XUXNo.72 34 A, B AIWTOH KPIAIIMD4A5HA, MONDAY, JANUAKY AT Ten Men Jumped From this 4-engine air force plane after it crashed during a landing at Akron-Canton airport in Ohio. Seconds after the men jumped the plane burst into flames and exploded. Five of the men were injured, one critical- ly. The plane was enroute from Boiling air force base, Washington, to Travis field, Fairfield, Calif. It landed in Akron to pick up a passenger. Floods Recede After Youths Riot in Causing Heavy Loss Over Families Affected in 5 States By The Associated Press Floods still menaced some areas in five eastern and cen- tral states today but waters from swollen rivers and streams were receding in most sections. The worst of the mid-winter flooding ap- peared temporarily ended. The chief problem for the thousands hit by last week's devastating floods in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, West Virginia and Indiana was the huge cleanup job. The Red Cross has estimated more than families were affected by the floods, with thousands forced tem- porarily from their homes. Cold air, with snow or rain, spread from the central plains across the northern half of the country, adding to the incon- venience of flood victims. Great Late Tonight .In Ohio, one of the states hardest hit by overflows, the Ohio river was the last of the state's waterways threatening further flooding. At Cincinnati the big river edged up to 55 feet, 3 feet above flood stage. The weather bureau predicted an expected 57-foot crest will be reached near midnight to- night. However, only minor damage was expected unless fresh rains should hike it above the 60-foot mark. Floods in Ohio caused an es- timated damage of mil- lion in 76 of Ohio's 88 counties. In western Pennsylvania, he cleanup job was in prog- many roads were re-op- ened and public transporta- ion was returning slowly to normal. Schools and indus- ries also planned to resume operations as soon as possi- ble. At Meadville, Pa., the ice- choked French creek returned lowly to its banks and some if the persons evacuated moved back into their homes. Efforts continued by demoli- ion experts to blast openings Italian Cabinet Members Resign Rome Premier Amin- tore Fanfani's cabinet resign- ed today because of a defec- tion by a minority moderate socialist. ,.The 50-year-old pro-western prime minister who heads the Christian democrats handed his resignation and those o his 20 ministers to President Giovanni Gron'chi. In accordance with tradi tion, Gronchi did not accep1 the resignations at once, bu! he made clear he would, ask Ing the Fanfani cabinet to continue in office only as caretaker regime handling current business. Gronchi also announced h would start consulting politi cal leaders Wednesday on the formation of a new govern merit. He might ask Fanfani o another Christian democrat o the party's left wins to try i will- new Turn to Page 9, Col. 4 Says Russia Uneasy Over E. Germans Detroit Deputy Un- der Sec. of State Robert Murphy said today Russia's uneasiness over conditions in Soviet-ruled East Ger- many account partly for the Kremlin's readiness to talk over the German problem. "The U. S. S. R. has fail- ed utterly -to win over the East German he said, "and Moscow leadership is concerned lest a wave of public and international sentim e n t should reunite the people." Murphy reviewed Ger- man policy in an address before the Economic club of Detroit. He also cautioned busi- ness leaders against believ- ing that the visit of deputy Soviet Premier Anastas I. Mikoyan would suddenly open the way to large scale Russian-American trade. Some increase in Soviet purchases of equipment is possible, in such fields as chemicals, construct ion, mining machinery and tire manufactures if such items are not on the govern- ment restricted list. But Murphy said no sig- nificant Soviet buying of American consumer goods is likely. Further, he said, a big permanent increase in Soviet American trade is unlikely because Russia has a limited amount of dollars to pay. Stevenson Blames People for Of Education in U. S. San Francisco Adla Belgian Congo Outbreak Follows Refusal to Admit Africans to Meeting hun- red African youths, deniec admission to a govermment ponsored political meeting rioted in the Bel [ian Congo city of Matadi. A Belgian police officer ant ome Africans were injurec jefore order was .restored The courthouse and other gov rnment buildings were loot ed and a Catholic mission was damaged. No arrests were reported. Belgian authorities had call ed the meeting to explain the Jrussels government's long erm plan for local elections and eventual independence or the big central African colony. The Belga news agency re ported about 200 African 'ouths, when refused en- rance, had started throwing rocks at European cars, offi- cial buildings and church mis- sions. The main street was clear- ed of demonstrators when an njured Belgian policeman fired a submachinegun into he air. African troops then restored order and built bar- ricades between the Europe- an district and the native sec- Christian Unity Aim of Council Pope Will Call Urrutia Regime in Cuba Seeks Better Foreign Relations Most Difficult Period May Be Over for His Government BY ROBERT BERREIXEZ Havana olutionary Cuba's rev- government after which was broadcast, televis- ed and interrupted repeated- by tfac a hectic 3-week organizing pe- iaugnter riod is turning its attention' to the outside world. hisses and Elderly Couple Dies From Car Crash Injuries Headon Collision Near Clintonville Injures Four Others An elderly rural Clintonville couple died of injuries suffer- ed in a headon crash on High- Eastern Orthodox Church Return Chief Objective Of Ecumenical Assembly BY STAN CARTER I Eastem orthodox Vatican City Of) Pope' mmion members was seeB John XXIII will convoke a prlme object of great assembly the 21st con. ecumenical council in the clave. But there are great obstacles to any formal re- 000-year history of the Roman unification> particularly Catholic church-to seek un-iRoman Catholic dograa that the pope is supreme and in- ity of the Christian forces the world. of i way 45 Saturday. Four others thousands in the' ere injured audience. There were indica- Carl Borchardt, 70, route 2, lions that trials at Camp Co-'Clintonville, died at a.m. A good deal is certain to be lbia wm haye llmltediSaturday and his wife, Frieda, heard from Provisional Pres-! ........166, died at a.m. Sunday. ident Manuel Urrutia and his cabinet ministers on Cuba's economic and political role in I Over the audience and will not be tele- vised on broadcast. international affairs. also was a moratorium on ex- .1 i They were injured when the I car Borchardt was driving weekend with a car driven by Urrutia's regime has been ecutions, an indication that overshadowed although not' the judgment of war crimi- intentionally so by revolu- tionary chief Fidel Castro and his war crimes trials of for- mer dictator Fulgencio Batis- ta's lieutenants. Speed Essential Castro's current visit to Caracas may have coincided with the end of the new gov- ernment's most difficult peri- od. Urrutia has had to find qualified personnel to fill civ- il posts vacated by the mass cleanout of Batista support- ers. He has had to act quick- ly to meet such urgent prob- lems as getting the vital sug- ar harvest underway and re- pairing war-damaged h i g fa- ways, railways and commu- nications. A harrassing factor has been foreign criticism of the speedy military conviction and execution of so-call- ed war criminals and the car- nival atmosphere in which the public trials opened in Ha- vana last week. The second Havana trial was scheduled to start this afternoon, but reliable p.m. to a.m. ion. A curfew was imposed in the native section, and all bars were closed. A European vig- ilante corps was set up to protect a European residen- .ial district on the outskirts of the city. Matadi is a city of about 100 miles inland from the Atlantic. It is the chief transshipment point for Leo- poldville, the Congo's capital and chief city. Delegates Register For Soviet Congress Moscow More than delegates began regis- tering today for the 21st con- gress of the Soviet communist party. The party conclave gets un- der way tomorrow in the grand palace of the Kremlin. Delegations from other coun- tries were pouring into Mos- cow along with the party members from every corner of Soviet Union. sources said it would be held at Camp Columbia, the army headquarters outside the city and not as originally planned in the Sports pal- ace. The next defendant is a Ba tista army captain, Pedro Morejon, 38, accused of as- robbery. The first Havana defen dant, Maj. Jesus Sosa Blan co, was convicted and sen David Graebel, 28, 511 Kent street, W a u s a u, 51 miles south of Clintonville about a..n. Saturday. Raised Traffic Toll Their deaths brought on this day a year ago. State Traffic Patrolman Dale Perry said Mrs. Borch- ,J. windshield. The nals will proceed at a more deliberate pace. A further in- dication was the supreme mil- itary tribunal's decision not to hear Sosa Blanco's appeal until tomorrow. was raised to Urge Extension Of Draft Law Safety of-Nation, Allies at Stake, Pentagon Asserts Washington The Pen- tagon said today the safety of the United States and its al- lies demands extension of the draft. The top house member on military affairs agreed. Assistant Sec. of Defense Charles G. Finucane told the armed services committee it is not possible to 'keep the armed forces at a safe level through voluntary enlist- ments. Committee Chairman Carl Vinson commented "we have no choice." The draft law, which has been in effect since 1940 ex- cept for 17 months in 1947-48, will expire June 30 unless congress extends it. The de- fense department proposd a 4-year extension. So far, lit- tle opposition has appeared. Some religious and educa- tional spokesmen have ar- gued the draft could be al- Asks Statehood For Hawaiians fallible in matters of faith and Return to the fold of the Reaffirmat ion of tha church's stand against com- munism may be another ma- jor subject of the ecumenical council, the first since 1870. Pope John already has pressed grave concern Interior Secretary First Witness at House Hearing Washington Sec. of the i the Interior Fred A. Seaton 1959 Waupaca county traffic congress today "we need toll to three. The state toll I during statehood." Seaton was an equal as Hawaii the first wit- ness as the house insular af- fairs committee opened hear- ex- with the plight of Catholics in com- munist lands and particularly in communist China, where the red regime has been ing to foster a national Cathol- ic church that denies allegi- ance to Rome. The council will bring to- gether Roman Catholic car- dinals, archbishops and bish- ops from all over the world in what may well to the most immense gathering of its kind in Christian history. More than are eligible lo at- tend. and Hoh and the Heuer and Sievers ambulances took Mr. Ku in a new congressional Eberhardt'drive to make Hawaii the 50th state. He said the Eisenhower ad- and Mrs. Borchardt, Graebel, jministration favors immedi. his wife and two chi dren to ate passage of statehood leg- Clintonville Community hos- pital. Graetael suffered chest islation but recognizes 'congress must set its in-1 schedule. that No Date Set Representatives of other juries and his daughter, Jes-j ..The grant of statehood to sica, 64, suffered facial cuts and had several teeth knocked Turn to Page 9, Col. 5 Atomic Energy Experts Planning Radiation Shield Ivoryton, Conn. Twenty eight top atomic energy experts met here re- cently to work on the problem of shielding the public from nuclear radiation. The New Haven Register, reporting the previously un- publicizcd meeting today, said the group formed an organiza- tion known as the Guild for Shielding Radiation. squad after a 13-hour trial Drunken Drivers Since Jan. 1 2t. Leon X. Johnson, 11, 111 Sherry street, Neenah. (Story on Page A-16) Couple Sought in New York Stabbing New York The assist- ant manager of a popular Broadway jazz spot was slain early today in a brief scuffle at one of the night club's bars. Police spread a 15-state alarm for a man and woman who left the place moments later. The victim was Zachariah Levy, 36, of Valley Stream, N. Y. Police said that he was killed by a stab wound in the chest. The couple sought were 5-foot-10 heavy-set man of about 45 with blue eyes, sandy hair, clad in a brown suit; and a dark complexioned short woman of about 30 who was wearing a dark, lowcut dress and black evening coat. zens have suggested a 2-year extension. Used Only by Army Only the army now uses the draft, but Finucane told the committee young men would not enlist in any of the serv- ices in the necessary num- bers if it were not a matter of enlisting "in lieu of being in- ducted." Even the supply of officers, he said, depends on the draft. He explained that many young men choose to dis- charge their military obliga- The meeting was a sharing conference by fact- men Hawaii will prove to the world and particularly to we practice what we Seaton said. "I say we need the partici- pation of Hawaiians in our counsels, and their advice and experience in dealing with the peoples of the Orient." Against Communism The secretary pointed out that Hawaii is the only incor- porated territory now, and its 50-year apprenticeship in ter- Christian communities, in ad- dition to Roman Catholics, are likely to be invited to attend. The "77-year-old pontiff an- nounced his intention to con- own vene the council yesterday ter a mass in honor of the conversion of St. Paul, the ritorial status is longer than was required of any of tho present states. Long before annexation in 1898, he continued, Hawaiians were thoroughly imbued with American ideals and Ameri- can culture and the Ameri- canization has continued at a rapid pace since incorpora- tion. Rejecting arguments that nuclear field. "What we are creating is an trol by communists, Seaton said: "The fact is that the people advanced university of learn- f Hgwal, Ume afler ing in the field of nuclear rejected the corn the Register quot- munist hiosophy and every cd Alfred Knapp, president of alternpt of communists to in- Knapp Mills, Inc., of thejr government. York City. The people of Hawaii Knapp, an atomic consult- wrote inlo their proposed ant and manufacturer, said'state constitution a far-reach- such a program is needed bc-iing prohibition against any cause of the increasing growth COmmunist holding public of- of atomic power in industrial flce or public employment of tion by signing up for cer training programs. and military spheres. "W h i 1 e shielding technol- ogies of the present have been any kind." offi- he said, "it is 'easy to see that the increas- He said the services, with the cooperation of congress, have tried hard to make mili- tary careers attractive to vol- unteers and the results have been are not yet enough. ing complexity of the field will demand more effort and coor- dination in the future." He said the group would tackle immediately radiation shielding in the transportation of radioactive materials, in 8 Missing After Italian Ship Sinks Taranto, 449- Roman Jew and persecutor of Christians who was struck to the ground on his way to Da- mascus. The pope did not announce the date for the beginning of the council. Because of tha gathering's great size and possibly long duration, the preparation may take many months. The meeting does not have to be held at the Vatican or in Rome, but other sites seem unlikely. Ecumenical means world- wide, representing the church. The 20 previous ecu- menial councils were called to deal with major problems ing the church, such as heresy and schism, to resolve ques- tions of faith or to establish dogma. Invitation to Unity The Vatican announcement said: "Regarding the celebration of the ecumenical council, this, in the thought of the holy father looks not only to the edification of the Christian peoples, but is intended as an invitation to the separate (Christian) communities to seek unity which so many de- sire in all parts of the world." This was seen as an invita- tion for a return to the fold of the churches which have brok- en away from Rome, primari- ly the Eastern Orthodox. Unlike the Protestants, Eastern church parted from Rome 905 years ago in a dis- pute over matters of disci- pline. The Vatican considers the Eastern Orthodox schis- Finucane asked also for of nuclear tension of the special doctor ships and submarines and in draft legislation. 'space rockets and satellites. Stevenson charged today thati coalition, possibly the liberals or republicans re-lthe American 'people them- placing the faltering social seives must shoulder the seas between this south Italian port and the Greek island of Baxos. Eight of its crew are missing. taining the apostolic tradi- tion and the regular adminis- tration of the sacraments. The majority of the Eastern democrats. Those 3-Foof Can Things of Beauty It be difficult to see when you're shoveling through Moot drifts of the white staff, but the beauty of winter is all around us. A special group of pic- tures taken In the Pox Cit- ies area show some of the varied Assigns carved Hi dry by the Janu- blamc for the ills of public education in this country. "M the community wants driver education or bachelor cooking instead of Latin and mathematics, it will get be told the annual convention of the National School Boards association. "And if the col- leges give scholarships to boys with coordinated bodies rather than with coordinated minds, what will a student The titular head of the Dem-' ocratte party reminded the; board meiiiuei s frofn ary winds. were taken by Andrew W. Mael- ttr, heai ot (he PostOes- across the nation that ddhts and their families arc reluctant to borrow for edu- cation. They will MOT, washing. even travel, on time aad eted but not education for their gfrH DVkje ml tut. The vessel, which operated j Orthodox practitioners live in between Italy and other Medi- terranean countries, carried a1 crew of 16. The French tanker Rousillo reported picking up 8 crewmen. Dad in Quorref Over Removing Snow Dttluth A 15-year-old1 boy shot and fatally wounded his father from an upstairs' window of their home last night after an argument over, cleaning snow from a drive-i way. Detective Inspector Russell Barber said the boy, Reynold Peterson, admitted shoot- tag. Cart Peterson, 44. a steel; plant worker, was sweeping snow from family drive-j way when he was shot. He died early today while under-' folnf emergency surgery. Barber said boy hit his father with three shots from. .ITfcaUber rifle fired fromj alt M t Turn to Page 9, Col. 2 S'novv We May Be Again Wisconsin Mostly cloudy today and tonight. Not so cold most tonight. Chance of some light snow beginning west central portion this afternoon and spreading over central and south portions tonight. High today 5 to 15 north, IX to M south. Low tonight S below to 5 above north and 5 ta 15 above south. ApftHen lures for the 24-hour peri- od ending at a.m.: Hifa IS; taw 4 below. Tempera- ture at 11 a.m. today, it degrees. Wind from the south-southeast at I an hour; barometer at M.M inches, weather maa Sun sets at p.m., Tuesday at SPAPFRf   

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