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   Post Crescent, The (Newspaper) - March 2, 1959, Appleton, Wisconsin                             APPLETON POST CRESCENT VOL. L No. 2 34 A, B APPUTON-NEENAH-MENASHA, WIS., MONDAY, MARCH 1959 AMOCtAtlO WIMB Price Seven Cents Air Force Says Rocket May be Put in Orbit Signals May be Too Weak to Hear, Authorities Assert Inglewood, Calif. The air force thinks its Discoverer I rocket may have gone into come kind of Is simply having trouble rais- ing its voice enough to let the world know for sure. Authorities say tracking sta- tions have picked up "spor- adic signals. .which tend to confirm that an orbit has been attained." Further checks will be made, they say, to try to pin down the rocket. Discoverer I, the first space vehicle aimed into an orbit which would carry it over both the North and South poles, was launched Saturday from Vandenberg Air Force base, 170 miles north of Los. Angeles. Ship Gets Signals A navy ship 900 miles south Of the base received faint sig- nals from the bullet-shaped missile shortly after it was fired. Then, for hours, 'there was nothing. Officials speculated some- thing may have gone wrong with the radio equipment in the pound projectile. Last night the air force bal- listic missile division here re- ported: "Additional study of data re- Turn to Page 7, Col. 4 m Philippines Manila (ft The Phil- ippine navy assigned two patrol boats today to escort five Soviet trawlers to a na- val base while authorities investigated the Russians' appearance in a bay of nor- thernmost Luzon. Rough weather, however, delayed the transfer. Strong winds forced the trawlers and the patrol boats to turn back soon after they set out for the Poro Point Naval station on Luzon's west coast. Navy authorities said the trip would be made when the weather clears. A foreign office spokes- man said the investigation might take another day or so. The 100 or so Russians aboard the trawlers were reported impatient about their detention. Engine Breaks Down "We are taking nothing for the spokes- man said. The visitors dropped an- chor Friday at Dir'ique in- let, on the northwest tip of Luzon, when one of their en- gines broke down. It has since been repaired. Navy authorities sent out a boarding party to investi- gate the following day and have kept the vessels under close guard since. Defense Secretary Jesus Vargas is- used orders today to move the vessels 100 miles south to Poro point. The tiavy turned down an earlier request from the trawlers that they be per- mitted to sail for Vladivos- tok. Russia Agrees to Take Part In Foreign Ministers' Talks Early Decision on Withholding Tax Nelson Still Undecided on System Now Under Study Madlcvn Bureau said he will have a final deci- Madison Gov. Nelson to- sion tWs month He said day insisted that he has not obstacle to his yet made up his mind about jment withholding is some! proposing a state income about the costg and withholding law, but thenjmethods of administration proceeded to outline the vir- tues of such a system at such length and with such enthusi- asm as to make it virtually certain that he will offer such a plan to the legislature. 2 Boys Rescued From Cliff Near Vancouver Trapped by Crumbling Rock for 6 Hours Before They Can be Removed Vancouver, Wash. A pair of high school youths scared, chilled, but uninjured were hoisted last night from a precarious perch midway up a sheer, 325-foot cliff to safe- ty. The youths were trapped six hours by crumbling rock. The two began the climb apparently as a lark, and hoped to climb a ladder they thought had been built into the cliff as part of a dam construction project. There was no ladder. They began their climb late on a warm afternoon, and were jacketless and wearing cotton shirts. After the sun went down, and as they clung to the cliff, the youths were chilled by icy winds that sprang up in the Lewis river canyon. 7 In Rescue Team Seven men, from the Moun- tain Safety and Rescue Coun- cil of Oregon, came from Portland, Ore., some 50 miles southwest of the area, to res- cue them. Clark county sheriff's depu- ties identified the two as Charles Haas. 17, and Darrell Jones. 18. both of Vancouver. When the boys were pulled Clearwater, up. the boys drank coffee, bandits overpowered sandwiches, warmed them-! a night watchman, broke into selves at a bonfire and the safe of exclusive Safety 3 Men Rob Resort Safe Police Say Value Of Loot May Run As High as home in their own car. The boys said they started late in the afternoon to climb the cliff, man-made during the construction of Pacific Power and Light company's Turn to Page 7, Col. 3 Storm Kills Many On Persian Gulf Bahrain A windstorm that howled across the bak- ing Persian gulf Saturday night has left many dead and which he now is studying withj the help of the state depart-: ment of taxation. Combined with the attitude of Democrats in the state leg- islature, the governor's The governor made his re-j statement increased the like- marks at a conference withj lihood of a fight over the mer- Capitol reporters, in which he Housing Bill Under Attack Republicans Want To Put End to Tax Exemption for Bonds Re- publicans kept up their attack MI Democratic-backed hous- ing legislation with a proposal today to repeal federal tax exemption for public housing bonds. In the latest of series of GOP moves, Rep. Gordon L McDonough (R-Calif) an- nounced he is introducing a bill he said would "close a glaring tax loophole" by sub- jecting interest on future is- sues of public housing bonds to income taxes. Called Extravagant His proposal was aimed in- directly at the administration- opposed public housing sec- its of withholding as against once-a-year tax payments by about a million wage and sal- ary earners. GOP Will Fight Republicans Who control the state senate have indicat- ed they will fight such legis- lation and defeat it. The governor today admit- ted that one of the objections of such a plan would be in- creased costs for employers. He also acknowledged that the "windfall" advantage of withholding resulting from! collection of taxes for two years during the same AP Wlrephoto James Clark, San Francisco, Calif., watches in anguish as an ambulance steward wraps his injured son, Gerald, in a blanket after the tot was run over by an auto when he dashed into the street. Doctors failed in a series of last-minute efforts to keep the boy alive, including opening his chest and massaging his heart. The youngster died a few hours later. Turn to Page 16, Col. 4 McElroy Says U. S. Can Support Pledge on Berlin Washington Sec. of: Defense McElroy said today the United States is prepared to make good on President Eisenhower's pledge to "not yield one inch on our rights in Berlin." The Berlin issue came up 2 Children Stolen, 1 Rescued by Police 8-Week-Old California Boy Still Missing With Abductor committee discussion tion of the billjof whether the United States at a house space meeting during a approved last Wednesday by the Democratic majority on the housing banking commit- tee. McDonough is a member of "the committee. The house bill, denounced Friday as "extravagant and inflationary" by Housing Com- missioner Norman P. Mason, might some day change its! policy and become the first attacker. Rep. James Fulton (R-Pa) wanted to know whether in view of the tough-appearing Russian attitude on Berlin the United States is adequately protected in a firm position rests with the house rules and ,.if not shouid we mobi- comrruttee. lize in whole or in part. Rules committee Chairman McElroy said the matter Smith been under "specific con- dicated he is in no hurry tol sideration" by the joint chiefs Los Angeles Two southern California mothers had reason to cry today. The son of each was kid- naped. Joyful tears are in order for Mrs. Wayne Murray, of Venice. Her boy, Wayne, Jr., 7, was rescued by offi- cers from a former mental patient. The second mother, Mrs. Ruth Flores, collapsed in a "hysterical condition" from anxiety and weariness. Her infant son, kidnaped early Saturday, is still missing. Found in Hotel Room Police in Bishop, Calif., acting on a tip from a Los the "must" label put on it by Democratic leaders. Harbor Spa today and es- caped with cash, jewelry and checks whose value police said may run as high as 000. The men, wearing handker- chiefs for masks, drove up to the resort 15 miles north ofj Clearwater at a.m. Twen- ty minutes later they vanish- ed into the night. Pierce Owens, the watch- man, said the men, brandish- ing pistols, entered'the build- ing and slugged him when he. attempted to resist. Police Chief Claude Rigsby hundreds homeless. E s t i-of Safety Harbor quoted mates of the dead today rang- Owens as saying the bandits ed as high as 500. of Drunken Drivers Since Jan. 1 and the state depart-! Angeles bus ticket seller ment. "We are prepared to meetj various stages of the Berlin I situation as it he declared. 36. Otto R. Thomas, 37, 2300 Algoma boulevard, Oshkosh. (Story on Page A-16) found young Wayne Murray in a cheap hotel room with William Harris Elwell. The 28-year-old Elwell was sought by Venice police on a Rep. John W. McCormack! kidnaping charge. the house Democrat-! Blond, crew-cut Wayne is ic leader, drew from McElroy! brought home this aft- the comment that "our poli-j ernoon by Venice detec- cy is that we will not "ves, who drove more than f- t 200 miles to pick up the boy _____________________I and Elwell. The youngster's mother had been under sedatives to relieve hysteria brought on since he was missed Sat- urday. She is expecting an- other child. Meanwhile, hundreds of police and sheriff's pressed a search for the twin tot of widowed Mrs. Kuth Flores, 35, of Ontario. The baby, Eric Leon Flor- es, eight weeks old, has been missing since early Satur- day when he and Mrs. Flores' other five children were left with a baby-sitter known to Mrs. Flores only as Ann Williams. Mrs. Flores was widowed last June when her husband was killed while welding in their yard. She said the short, stock woman came to her home, ,said she was a social worker, and offered to baby sit Saturday night while the widow went out with a friend. On her return to the home Mrs. Flores found that the Presi- dent George Meany today called for a congressional in- vestigation of what he said is a breakdown in law enforce- ment on the federal and state level. Meany, speaking to woman was missing so was the tot. and The storm, hurricane force, blow up without warn- ing from the mainland of Sau- di Arabia. Thick clouds of then handcuffed him and Mrs. Helen Rowe, taped their legs and placed tape gags on their on mouths. Rigsby said the men I "knocked the combination off both'1'10 safe and tnen peeled off jthe door." smash-1 None of the 250 guests of Bahrain power lines were Ule resort, whose rates for a single room at this time of year run a day, knew the robbery had taken place un- til an hour or more later. Shortly after the bandits left, Owens managed to get a knife from his pocket and cut the bindings An Mrs. Rowe's legs. She called police. havoc was wrought land and sea. Many houses were ed. cut. Finance, Sports Major Topics in Today's Paper Today the Post-Crescent begins a 4-part scries out- lining money troubles now besetting the government. Written by Frank Cormier, Associated Press specialist on (lie U. S. treasury, they tell how these vast finan- cial moves concern you. Today's article appears on Page A-17. Today's paper also con- tains results of high school sub-district and sub re- gional basketball games and will continue to give thorough coverage while the state high school cham- pionship is being decided. Black River Falls Flier Dies in Crash Madison Mathcw J- .lohanck, 25, of Black River Falls, was killed Saturday when the light plane he was flying crashed 15 miles west of here. Johanek, a senior in the University of Wisconsin School of Engineering, was found about one-third of a mile from the crash scene. It was not known whether he tried to jump. Johanek had rented plane at a local airport. Sees Letdown In Enforcement Meany Calls for Separate Inquiry by Congress Group Still Urges Conference At Summit Moscow The Soviet Union renewed today its call for summit talks on Berlin and Germany, but said it will take part in a foreign minis- ters' conference if the west is not yet ready for a meeting of heads of state. The U.S.S.R. suggested ei- ther the heads of state or the oreign ministers should meet next month in Vienna or Ge- neva, agreeing in advance to complete their work in, two to three months. In addition to the Soviet Un- ion, the United States, Britain and France, Moscow said, Po- land, Czechoslovakia and East and West Germany should participate. The Soviet position was set forth in notes delivered just before Prime Minister Mac- millan of Britain conferred in the Kremlin with Premier Khrushchev. They talked for nearly two hours. Sees Gradual Gains In a speech prepared for de- livery to Soviet television viewers, Macmillan declared it was possible to achieve im- proved relations between Bri- tain and the Soviet Union "if we can make a start and go forward step by step." He added: 'Agreement on one thing leads to agreement on anoth- er. It's the first step that, counts. That's why I'm He urged that the two na- tions "avoid acts which dis- turb the existing position any- where in the world to the er's disadvantage." Today's note to the United States repeated earlier Soviet delegates Building to the AFL-CIO and Construction Trades department fifth na- tional legislative conference said such hearings should be conducted by a committee other than the senate rackets committee. The AFL-CIO chief said present rackets committee hearings on gangster links to the coin machine _ industry for example, have nothing to do with labor union activities yet the nature of the hear ings, he said, leaves that in ference. "Is anyone so naive to be- lieve that where an illega slot machine is operating it is operating without the know ledge of some corrupt offi Meany asked. Support Kennedy Bill On another subject Meany said the AFL-CIO supports the Kennedy Ervin labor con- trol bill but will withdraw that support and actively fight the bill if labor-wanted claus- es are dropped. These clauses amend the Taft-Hartley act along lines warnings.-that western use of weapons to maintain the pres? ent occupation status of West Berlin would lead to war. Cooperation. Possible Moscow has threatened to turn its own occupation func- tions over to communist East Germany on May 27 unless agreement is reached with the western Big Three. The western allies fear the com- munist East Germans would then try to cut off West Ber- lin from the non-communist world. The Moscow radio sum- mary said the Soviet Union "emphasizes that there is now still a possibility of returning to 4-power cooperation on the important question of Ger- many." The note remarked, how- ever, that a U.S. note on the subject Feb. 18, expressed de- AF Emotions Ranging From Joy to sorrow are shown in these photographs from California. At left, Mrs. Ruth Flores sobs over her 8-week-old son, Aaron Flores, in Ontario, Calif Aaron's twin, Eric Leon, apparently was taken from his home by a babysitter. Police have not found the infant. Their faces light- ing up with unconcealed happiness, Wayne and Kathryn Murry, Venice, Calif., right, receive the news that their 7-year-old son, Wayne Jr., (inset, right) was found with his abductor in Bishop, Calif. William Harris Elwell, 28, (inset, left) has been charged with kidnaping boy. labor to permit strikers to vote in bargaining rights elec- tions and to permit construe tion unions to negotiate pre- hire contracts. Sen. John F. Kennedy (D- Mass) predicted the Kennedy Ervin bill will pass congress at this session. He said some businessmen are opposing it as they did a similar bill last year. "Some employers and busi- nessmen are not so much in- terested in breaking the power of crooks and hoodlums as they are in breaking the pow- er of honest organized labor; at the bargaining Ken- nedy said. Meany said the National Association of Manufacturers is "not as willing to accept legislation to suppress rac- keteering and unethical prac- tices by employers as the trade union movement is to drive out the betrayers of jlabor." Asks Stop-Gap Accord For Tests Suspension Washington (ft Sen. Frank Church (D-ldaho) pro- posed today that the United States seek a stop-gap agree- ment with Russia to halt nu- clear tests in the earth's at- mosphere. Attempts to con- trol tests underground, under water or in outer space would be left to future negotiations. Turn to Page 7, Col. 2 Iran Denounces Pact With Soviet Union has noti- fied the Soviet Union it now regards as invalid the articles in a 1921 treaty allowing So- viet troops to enter Iran un- der certain conditions, Deputy Foreign Minister Javad Sadr announced today. Articles 5 and 6 of the 38- year-old the the Soviet-Iran- ian agreement gave the Rus- sians the right to send troops into Iran if the Soviet Union was threatened from bases on Iranian territory. Soviet troops entered nor- thern Iran during World war II under this agreement. Weatherman Now Out On a Wisconsin Windy and turning colder this afternoon with brief periods of snow north and snow mixed with rain south. Partly cloudy and colder tonight with a few snow flurries likely. Tuesday considerable cloud- iness and colder in south and east portions and windy. Chance of 'a few snow flur- ries north. Low tonight, 18 to 24 north, 23 to 27 south. High Tuesday mostly in the 30s except possibly in up- per 20s extreme north. Appleton Temperatures for the 24-hour period end- ing at 9 o'clock: High 39, low 25. Temperature at 11 o'clock 30. South wind at 14 miles per hour. Barometer 29.58 inches. Weather map on Page B-16. Sun sets at p.m., rises Tuesday at a.m.; moon rises Tuesday at a.m. Prominent star is Arc- turns. Visible planets are Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn. {NEWSPAPER! _ NE WSP.APE.Rr   

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