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   Appleton Post-Crescent (Newspaper) - January 30, 1959, Appleton, Wisconsin                               APPLETON POST CRESCENT VOLXLDCNo.76 28 A, B AfyillOII FMPAY, JAHUA1Y 30> If59 Price Seven Gents Hostility Grows Between Mexico And Guatemala Border Bridge Destroyed by Demonstrators BY JACK BVTLEDGE Mexico City Hostility toward neighboring Guatema- la mounted in Mexico today, fired by a report that Guate- malan demonstrators had de- stroyed a border bridge and Guatemalan planes had flown over a Mexican city in the southern area. Guatemalan police in turn charged that 20 armed Mexi- cans had crossed the border yesterday and plundered the village of Santa Ana. Mexico's government party of revolutionary institutions (PRI) called on half a million persons to assemble in Mexico City Sunday before the presi- dential palace to demonstrate support for President Adolfo Lopez Mateos. Lopez Mateos broke diplo- matic relations with Guate- mala last week after Presi- dent Miguel Ydigoras Fuentes rejected a Mexican protest against the strafing of Mexi- can fishing boats. Three fish- ermen were killed. Guatemala claimed they were trespass- ing. Support President Several thousand residents held a meeting to back Lopez Mateos last night in Acapulco, a major fishing port as well as resort on the west coast. Reports from Tapachula, largest Mexican city on the 500-mile border and military headquarters for the district, said a spontaneous demon- stration on the Guatemalan side of- the Suchiate river got out of control yesterday. It resulted in destruction of the bridge linking Ayutla, Guate- mala, with Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico, the reports said, Tapachula also reported that squadron of Guatemalan air force planes flew overhead several times yesterday. Guatemala has complained to the United Nations and two inter-American organizations that Mexico is concentrating troops in the coastal border area, '.'threatening the peace and security of this region." Violence1 Charged A Guatemalan announce- ment charging the raid on San- ta Ana said Mexico "continues to damage thr most elemental principles of natural and peaceful living together through a series of acts of vio- lence against defenseless Gu ademalans.'' No previous acts of Mexican violence in the dispute bad been reported. The dispute began in late De- cember, with Guatemala com- plaining that U. S. and Mexi- can boats were fishing illegal ly in her Pacific waters. Gen. Ydigoras Fuentes warned that "bandits and pirates" would be fired on. On Dec. 31 Guatemalan air force planes strafed three shrimp boats. Mexico said the boats had been fishing legally in her own waters and that in addition to three crewmen kill- ed, at least 14 were wounded. Florida Auto, Smashup Claims Seventh Victim Beach, auto smashup on Ocean Beach drive has claimed its seventh victim. Patrick Costello died in an Orlando hospital today after surviving an accident yester- day that took the lives of five 18-year-old Orlando youths. Kenneth Goepper, who also survived crash, died last night. Killed when the speeding car into a beach pipeline were Kenneth, L Gardiner, James E. Weaver, Richard C. Konter, Nfette H. Morgan and John K. Roque- Suggesf Form Repaired Now M MM Ml of Danish Ship, 90 Aboard, Hits Iceberg Distress Message Says Engine Room Being Flooded New York A Dan Ish ship with 00 passengers and crew aboard struck an Iceberg off Greenland to- day. The vessel radioed a distress signal, saying the engine room was flooding. The ship, strick- en 37 miles from Green- land's icebound coast, call- ed for help. A coast guard cutter on weather station many hours away, far to the southwest, sped to the rescue. The ship was identified as the Hans Hedtoff, a 288-foot vessel. The radio message said it had hit an iceberg 470 miles south-southwest of the Cape Farewell on the southern tip of Greenland. Borders Atlantic This is an area, bordering the Atlantic, known as the Labrador sea. The coast guard dispatch- ed its cutter Campbell from an ocean weather sta- tion, about 250 miles away, to aid the stricken ship. Latest message from the ship, the coast guard said, was a terse that its engine rooms were being flooded. The ship said It struck Iceberg at a.m. The location given Is about 175 miles east of the nearest land, the rugged Newfoundland coast and 300 miles north of Gander, the trans-Atlantic plane stop. Total of Awarded as Result Of Accident to Baby Poughkeenste, N. small boy who was terribly burned by steam as a baby while his mother was bathing lim in an apartment house kitchen sink was awarded damages in state su- preme court today. The father of the child, Wil- liam Spring, Sr., of Franklin Park, N. J., was awarded in addition for dam- ages and for medical and hos- pital expenses. The boy, now J, has had numerous opera- tions and many more are in prospect over the next six years. The child was burned May 16, 1953, when months old. he was 31 Drunken Drivers Since Jan. 1 Russian Moon Shot Termed Successful Jose Valencia, Douglas, Arta., peers down as he nears ground in safety after 195-foot descent in boatswain's chair down a chimney in Milwaukee. He and another man wrecking the concrete structure were stranded when their scaffold skidded out of reach. First rescue efforts, including a pass by a helicopter, failed. Shot Sends Lifeline To Stranded Workers Milwaukee Workers Brought to Safety After 2 Hours on 195-Foot Chimney Milwaukee mighty proud. I'll "I bet was I've 23. Adolph A. Otto, 48, rente 1, Hortonville. (Story on Page A-ll) broken out that gun 150 times, but never used it. This one time I did, and it was worth it." So spoke Navy Boatswain Mate M. J. Bideaux, 33, who Thursday fired a lifeline to two men trapped more than two hours atop a 195 foot chimney they were wrecking. They were stranded when their scaffold slipped. Two other men in the crew reached safety under their own power. The line fired by Bideaux was used to hoist a boat- swain's chair on which Jose Valencia and George Hall were lowered inside the flue to safety. The 41-year old Valencia, of Douglas, Ariz., said, "This has never happened to me be- fore. But it's nothing to worry about." Tapered Chimney His chew of tobacco was a problem for Hill, 40, of Atlas- burg, Pa. He was tired of chewing, but couldn't dispose of it "because so many people were around the base of the chimney." Valencia and Hill planned to be back on the Job this morn- ing as did their partners, James O'Brien, 46, of Pitts- burgh, and Raymond Patter- son, 40, of Elizabeth, Pa. Valencia and Hill were sit- ting astride the wall of the steel reinforced concrete stack when the scaffold slip- ped. O'Brien and Patterson stayed on it until it stopped 70 feet down the side of the tap- ered chimney. They grabbed a line and slid the rest of the way down. After failure of other rescue efforts, including a helicopter, Bideaux was called from the patrol craft Portage, tied up nearby. Standing Inside the shot was Green Qui'fs as Head Of Foreign Relations Washington one-year-old Ninety- Sen. Theodore Francis Green (D-RI) today submitted his resignation as chairman of the senate for- eign relations committee. He gave failing eyesight and bearing as his reason. Green wrote Senate Demo- cratic Leader Lyndon John- ion of Texas that "while I have the physical stamina to carry on as chairman, I am forced to conclude that It will be a kmg while before eyesight has been tally stored thta handicap moved." The Pi (R. my re- I.) JonrMd hod called editorially yesterday lor Green tfvwn fresn tfee cl The ettortal soM It Green torials by a few callous news- paper writers." Green underwent an eye op- eration at Lankenau hospital in Philadelphia last fall for the removal of a cataract. Green called a special meeting of the foreign rela- tions committee this morning to consider his resignation. The next ranking Democrat on the committee Green's probable successor Is Sen J. William Fulbright of Ar- kansas. Falbrifbt, now 54 years oM, has long taken a special interest fairs. At la international af- chimney, he fired one from his gun. His aim perfect and the line dropped near the stranded men, anc shortly they were safe. He explained the gun cost and said, "That's not much money when you think it probably saved two lives.' 2 Tesf Pilots Named as First Space Airmen Fairbanks, wildered but proud, two vet eran air force test pilots were trying to digest today the news that they might soon swap their super-sonic jet planes for a spaceship. Capt. Tom Bogan, 35, and Capt. William Bradbury, 33 were informed yesterday tha they had been chosen with 106 other men as candidates for man's first venture to outer space. Their names were the firs to be released after the spaceman program was an nounced Tuesday by Keith Glennan, United States space chief. "It was pretty hard to be- Bogan said and Brad- bury nodded in agreement. Bogan and Bradbury are on temporary duty at Eielson Air Force base near here from Wright Patterson AFB, Dayton, Ohio. Bogan flies a F108 in sub- zero temperature tests, while Bradbury speed tests a F101B. Russia Announces Cut in Forces Cold Follows Gentle Snow In Fox Cities National Weather Map Shows All Types of Conditions Picture on Page 14" The Fox Cities and the state got the cold snowy por- tion of the potpourri the weatherman was serving the nation Thursday night and to- day. The Fox ClRes lost about 2.25 inches of snow in the thaw engendered by above freezing temperature Thurs- day, but the area regained what was lost Thursday night in a gentle snowfall. The snow on the ground still meas- ures 10.5 inches. The mercury fell drastical- ly with the snow and it is ex- pected it will continue to slump until it hits an icy bot- tom somewhere close to 20 below tonight. Variety Counter The national weather map was like a variety store bar- gain counter it had every- thing. There were wintry blasts in northern areas from the Rockies into the upper Great Lakes region with fresh snow and cold. Warm air from the Gulf sent temperatures up- ward from the Gulf coast to Pennsylvania and West Vir ginia with the mercury stand ing above freezing as far north as southern New Eng land. Northwestern Iowa to Up per Michigan was expecting heavy snow from the storm pushing out of the great plains while rain, drizzle and fof prevailed in wide areas from the Mississippi river to the Atlantic coast. Below zero temperature: were confined mostly to Mon New 'Yellow Deaths' Feared London Smog Eases But Peril Remains ET COLIN FROST London (ft Choking clouds of frightening smog lifted slightly from London today but still rolled their poisonous way across the rest of Britain. Londoners hoped that the break meant there would be no repetition of the "yel- low death" smog that kill- ed people in Britain in 1952. Enough fog was left, how- ever, to slow all road and rail traffic. The capital's airport, 20 miles from the city center, was complete- ly closed in. Bad Situation Dense smog settled on Manchester, metropolis of the north. A quick break in the western approaches gave ships the chance to run for Welsh ports. Government scien t i s t s warned that the concentra- tion of smoke and poisonous fumes in the fog already was worse than on the first day of the killer smog sev- en Decembers ago. Weather experts predict- The Soviet Union announced tonight its armed forces have been cut by another men. A Moscow broadcast said the new reduction was com- pleted Jan. 1, according to plan. Tass news agency said the cut was made largely by disbanding military units and establishments in Soviet ter- ritory. In addition, the Soviet Un- ion pulled back more than men from East Ger- many and more than men from Hungary and dis- banded their units, Moscow said. These moves were an- nounced last year. Group Votes 4-Year Extension off Draft house armed services committee to- day approved 4-year exten- sion of the draft. The bill Turn to Page 11, Col. 8 Kimberly Boy Near Death After Freak Wood Shop Accident Vanden Boogard, 14, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Vanden Boo- gard, 105 Lorn street, is in critical condition at St. Eliz- abeth hospital suffering from a compressed skull fracture. He was struck on the back of the head about a.m. today when a piece of wood be was working on a lathe in a freshman manual arts class at Kimberly High school cracked. He was taken to the hos- pital by Larry's ambulance. He also suffered a facial laceration and contusion. The last rites of the Roman Catholic church have been administered. ed no early break in the fog belt stretching from the Yorkshire moors to the south coast. Hourly read- ings on automatic measur- ing devices tended to get worse. The poison content of the fog gradually built up as the black shroud trapped smoke and other fumes which nor- mally would rise away from the public's breathing space. Householders were asked to cut down on coal fires to re- duce the smoke. The peak of the 1952 smog was reached after four days. In London alone persons died, mostly be- cause of sulphur fumes from factory chimneys. Ninety per cent of the vic- tims then were older than 45 and already had heart or chest ailments. Mostly healthy people suffered only minor throat irritations. Doctors warned today that old persons and patients should remain indoors. "If you do go out, wear a mask Turn to Page 8, Col. 5 Ike Defends Foreign Aid Cut Would Mean Larger Defense Demands, He Says Washington Presi- dent Eisenhower said today any cut in proposed foreign aid spending would make it necessary to boost outlays for U. S. defense forces. Any such increase for the security forces would be far greater than any amount sav- ed on foreign aid, Eisenhow- er added. The president set forth his views to the third national conference on exchange of persons. "Those, in public and pri- vate life, who would have us cut America's mutual aid and loan Programs simply do not understand what these pro- grams mean to peace and to America's Eisenhow- er said. "Any cutback of present budgetary levels for our mu- tual security program would require additional outlays for our own security forces, far greater than any amount that could be so saved." The president's budget for the fiscal year starting July 1 calls for spending bil- lion in aid abroad, as com- pared with an estimated this year. beaded for action in the l week. The measure U a stialght Of eetecttve service I. OfeMi Firry Loth, Jr., thi btter'i UyeiMrtd tea, Fan? Lath, III, taw Romney Asks GM Splitup Into 2 Firms Detroit Declaring that competitors of Genera Motors have existed only be cause General Motors lets them exist, President Georgi Romney of American Motor proposed today broken into twi corporation that GM be companies. Romney, head of one of two smaller firms of the in dustry's five car manufactur ers, said his proposed GM breakup "would give us two companies with the compel Motors, in- stead of one." At the same time, Romney proposed anti-trust curbs for what he termed the excessive power of unions that "threat- ens to make union members the principal beneficiaries and bosses of our economy and nation." Hits Concentration Excess concentration now exists in the automotive and other industries, Romney told the Detroit Aircraft club. Reiterating proposals which he said he laid before a senate committee a year ago, Rom- ney said: "When an individual com- pany engaged in only one bas- ic industry is doing more than 35 per cent of the business or when a company engaged in more than one basic industry is doing more than 25 per cent of the business, such compan- ies should be required to sub- mit their own programs for reducing their percentage of the particular business ni- volved. "An obvious way for them to do this would be through the creation of more than one Power Tops America's, Experts Say Washington Directors of the nation's civilian space efforts said today the Soviet unik, or moon shot, was a access. Three experts of the nation- al aeronautic and space agen- cy (NASA) testified the moon hot showed powerful thrust and a good system of guid- ance. Dr. Homer Stewart, a NASA planner, said the same guidance system could direct in intercontinental ballistic missile more than miles o a target with an error of less than 15 to 20 miles. Questions by the senate space and preparedness groups inquiring into military might indicated that the So- viets remain ahead in the race for outer space. Sen. Lyndon B. Johnson CD- chairman of both the space and preparedness group, recounted the series of spectacular Soviet successes with satellites and then said: This committee wants to know we now stand. When can the American peo- ple expect to catch up with the More Soviet Power Dr. T. Keith Glennan, ad- ministrator of NASA, accom- panied by Stewart and Dr. William H. Pickering, direc- tor of NASA's jet propulsion laboratory, answered ques- tions about the Soviet moon shot. Glennan said it proved that the Russians have substan- tially more thrust or power for satellites and missiles than this country had devel- oped. Stewart estimated that power thrust of between 000 and one million pounds was used to hurl the lunik into space. With advanced equipment, he said, the moon shot ve- hicle might succeed with as low as a quarter of a mil- lion pound thrust. If the equip- ment was poor it might take a million pounds, he added. Stewart said the guidance directing the good quality" the shot indicated either to hit the shot was and timing company pany." from the old com- Sutoect Arrested In Chicago Shooting CBteafO A Christian Scientist practitioner was shot and severely wounded today by a man who, police said, declared he wanted to avenge the death of his daughter. The practitioner felled In his eighth floor office In the Orchestra Hall building on Michigan avenue Is William F. Hubert, 69. He taken to St. Luke's hospital. A few moments after the man who >tt as Edward Whit- ney, St, of Birmingham, swrmeer atstol to a traffic polstemeaj at a corner near KnbOTVS O htaM kill. mm my eaajgMer." Whitney tl WIpHI of of an effort moon or pass close to it. Pickering said tracking sta- tions in California tried to catch the Russian moon shot on its initial phase and miss- ed but later received several hours of signals from far out in outer space. He said other tracking sta- tions also received weak sig- nals. "It did go out past the Pickering said. Others to Testify Pentagon space and missile leaders scheduled for ques- tioning include Dr. Herbert York, director of research and engineering; William M. Holaday, guided missile chief, and Roy Johnson, director of the advanced research proj- ects agency, and Dr. Wernher von Braun. German-born di- rector of the army ballistic missile agency. Maj. Gen. Bernard A. Schriever, the air force's top missileman, testified yester- day. He urged a greater buildup in long range rock- ets to counter a "very dan- gerous. .ballistic missiles threat" from Russia. Schriever said the deter- rent powers of the United States and its chances of sur- vival are endangered by Rus- sian possession range missile. of a long 10 Below for Tonignf, And No Relief in Sight and much colder tonight and continued cold Saturday. High expect- ed for Saturday about IS above. Low tonight about 10 below. Apaleten Temperatures the 24-hour period ending at a.m. today: High. 17; low, 13. Tempera- ture at a.m. today, 14. Wind out of northwest at It an how. Precipi- tation .11 inches or 2.2) in- ches of acw snow; 10.5 in- dies of situw on ground. Barometer at SO.tt Inches. Weather map on pone sV7. SVH IR 4! 8V fl. Hi. f FHWB 1 at T: 14 p.m.; tunm M KWSPAPLRl   

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