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Post Crescent, The (Newspaper) - March 16, 1959, Appleton, Wisconsin APPLETON POST CRESCENT VOL. L No. 14 36 A, B APPLETOM-NEENAH-MENASHA, WIS., MONDAY, MARCH ASSOCIATED FKES8 SERVICE Price Seven Cents Governor Says Withholding Tax Best System Nelson Will Sponsor New Revenue Bill in Legislature Soon Strvlei Green Bay A withhold- ing tax system is the best way of collecting Wisconsin income taxes, Gov. Gaylord Nelson said in an interview here Saturday. Its recommendation does not mean an income tax in- crease, the governor said, shortly after his announce- ment that he would sponsor a withholding tax bill this week. If passed, the bill would be effective Sept. 1. No Rate Change Nelson was in Green Bay to address a closing dinner meeting of an all-day cam- paign school for Sixth and Eighth District Democrats. "We propose no change in the tax rate at all, just a change in the method of col- lecting Nelson said. Nelson said his proposal means no change in his plan to await results of a tax im- pact study before making a recommendation on from Drift-Stalled Trains Freed; 6 Dead in Fire at Superior Turn to Page 10, Col. 1 AP WIrephoto Sec. of State John Fos- ter Dulles leaves Walter Reed army hospital Sun- day for a drive through Rock Creek park. The 71-year-old secretary has been in the hospital for more than a month under- going treatment for ab- dominal cancer. GOP May be Hard Put To Oppose Tax Plan Governor Intends to Use Withholding 'Windfall' for Public, Improvements Fott-Creaccnt Madiion Bartii 30 Die of Suffocation, Burns in U. S. Superior A father and his five small children died early today when a fire burn- ed out the interior of their: duplex home. (Fires in various parts of the United States today and yesterday killed nearly 30 per- of them John Anderson, 34, died of burns. The children, who appar- ently suffocated in dense smoke, were.Margie, 7; Rite, 6; Charles, 4, John, Jr., 3, and Dorothy, 2. The wife and mother, Mrs. Elaine Anderson, 32, was vis- iting with friends when the fire broke out. She was taken1 to St. Mary's hospital suffer-, ing from shock. Steve Plasch, 27, a neigh-! bor, told fire department au-' thorities he saw the flames at about 1 a.m. and turned in the alarm. Rescue Effort Fails Plasch said he tried to en- ter the burning building by kicking hi the back door but he was driven back by the flames and smoke. Firemen found Anderson kneeling at a chair in the downstairs living room. The children were found in an up- stairs bedroom, four in one bed and one huddled on the floor against the wall. The cause of the fire was state share of the windfal ___----- Madison-Democratic Gov. amount to 000i000 not known. Gaylord Nelson today A1__ .._ "I saw the flames from my Last Time We Took a Picture of a man shoveling snow we could still see him. This time there's noth- ing around but the top of a snow bank, a shovel and snow flying through the air. That's Otto Kirk, 515 S. Lee street, somewhere behind all that snow. He's slowly getting to his driveway down underneath some- where. Sad as all this is, just remember that the first day of spring is Saturday. a formula for the use of an income tax withholding system that will make it dif- ficult for his Republican op- ponents in the legislature to oppose with their vote. tO P living room Plasch ual state building program for> said "called the fire depart- next year, and a part of 1961.1 ment and then tried to force The so-called windfall suits from the fact that the state, in effect, will be col- rcjmy way in. When I kicked the door the flames and a press conference statementj withnolding system 1S en. here Monday, that he intends' to use the windfall of a with- holding tax for the popular purposes of financing state acted .into law. The governor was cautious as reporters asked him to measure the prospects of a smoke drove me back." The children were rushed sen. j ...i Ai icciauA. c iijw PrOSpCCtS educational ani welfare Uhh Win tax bm tutions and replenishing local publican.controlled state government treasuries. The assumed that the governor said he also controileci slate ur-ge local governments to use' mbl ,m th their windfall of million for permanent provement. public im- He told reporters that the Jobless Benefits al Seen quickly. Most independent opinion at the capitol holds that the gov- ernor will find it extremely Turn to Page 11, Col. 1 Kills His Wife, 2 Daughters Michigan Man Hacks Woman and Drowns Small Girls Flint, Mich. A 32- Four Die in Train-Car Crash At Scandinavia Crossing Father, Two Sons Killed When Train Hits Car Broadside Waupaca A Fond du Lac Western freight train which father, his two sons, and their they apparently failed to see. grandfather were killed in They were among six peo- car-train collision about p. m. Saturday at a Scandi- navia crossing. County police listed the Iple killed in auto accidents in the state over the weekend. Richard Merholtz, 30, Apple- Gets Threats Against His 6 Children Washington Threats that acid will be thrown into I the eyes of his six children j have been received by Robertistarting at p.m. CST. He ton, was killed early Saturday F. Kennedy, chief counsel speak from the White President to Speak Tonight Ready to Discuss American Views On Berlin Situation About 600 Held Aboard For Hours A savage winter storm dumped inches of snow on the Fox Cities over week- end, then whipped it around with winds ranging up to 44 miles an hour so it piled into drifts six feet and more deep. The storm hit much of the midwest, leaving at least nine dead and thousands of persons stranded for hours. Tornadoes killed three in Arkansas, rigors of snow shoveling caused two deaths in Iowa, one person died in Michigan in a highway acci- dent resulting from poor visi- bility and a pulp cutter died in his Michigan cabin of ex- aosure. An Ohio man was blown off his second story porch and died. A Texas fire fighter died battling a prairie fire that burned thousands of acres of range and timber land. Moro than a score were injured. Trains Stalled Well-practiced highway and street department crews, got their equipment onto the streets and roads Saturday evening and by this morning had things pretty well in shape. In Appleton, 98 per cent of the streets were passable, and most state roads and county trunks were opened in the county. Highway travel is hazardous. Many town roads still are blocked. School buses were operating where roads were plowed. Some schools in the county are closed to- day. Five trains of the Chicago and North Western railroad found the Wisconsin snows just too much and special lion tonight on the Berlin sit- uation. His half hour address will be carried by all the major difficult to persuade the teacher and symphony publicans to support his plan chestra mem- for the abandonment of once ber who told a year tax payments that have police he had been required for more than an urge to kill 40 years. [Was held to- Washington Fast; Some Appeal ,day in the house passage appeared as-' But Nelson said he expects hatchet slay- sured today for a bill to the additional money for ing of his wife tinue temporary federal un- localities will have some ap- and drowning employment benefits for some i peal for legislators, and that Of two small jobless workers who he intends to point out such daughters, would otherwise lose to them. Aprn j Preliminary reaction from Although falling short shows year-old public school musiodead as Classy Johnson, whfin hls car and a the senate rackets committee.'House. or-Scandinavia, Gerhardt A-, truck collided on Highway was understood the FBI Advance indications were... ed up to 12 feet deep. The Minneapolis to Chicago "400" bogged down near Ad- ams and was stuck for six hours. About 260 people were aboard. The five stalled trains car- ried more than 600 people. About 2J inches of snow fell south of Appleton. Wil-, has been informed. All three died in pre-dawn Seeley hours yes- Kjendalen, 36. 135 15th street, Fond du Lac, and his two JUST; souln OI Kennedy declined any com-'his charges.that the sons, James, 10, and Gary, Ham Glandt, 85, Two Rivers ment on the threats reportedly j in seeking to force allied mili- 16 All died of injuries receiv- died Sunday after he was hit made by an anonymous tele- tary forces out of the former ed when their car was hit by a car while crossing a phone caller over a period ofiGerrnan capital, are trying to broadside by a Green Bay andi street. Wisconsin's 1959 traf-' of them last De- break solemn agreements en- fie toll stands at 118, corn-member. itered into during and after pared to 126 on this day last! Kennedy told the rackets World war II concerning the year. I committee about the calls at a 4-power status of the city. Skull Fractures (closed door meeting Restates Position Johnson and the 10-year-old i it was learned last night. I He may emphasize this by James were found dead of However, he reportedly did showing his television audi- that Eisenhower would detail m HClties Saturday and another 8 tntallirl unaitea '59ers Now on Alaska Highway Democratic proposals, the 3. and plan Turn to Page 20, Col. 1 Goldwater Declares Republicans Losing Hold on Main Street Washington Republi- aeo month "tapering off meas- a lire had bipartisan support as about the best that could be passed before the present job- less pay law dies March 31. To beat the expiration dead- line, leaders sent the bill to the floor under short-cut pro- federa, government system of ceclure limiting debate to 40 witnholdlng from saianes and minutes and requiring a two- vote for passage. Its today would give the Two other daughters spared. In custody were '59ers. modern counterpart of Waupaca covered wagon county coroner. h's family, tram, Kjendalen died of chest mjur-, agreements. I He also was expected to reiected J" is the husband struck out today up the les about 5'30 p. m. Saturday rejeciea gnd james R. Seeley. onDOsiUon of among other rea- Part'time school teacher who rcw Me m a new state among e played the French horn in the Flint Symphony orchestra. The governor sa.d today that 32 14 states have adopted the hacked tQ dealh m ner bed with a hatchet and knife. One daughter, Connie, 6 mile Alaska highway for a and Gary died of a skull frac- ture about 11-20 p. m. Satur-j group of 37 present-day day at Riverside Memorial' pioneers armed in this, hospital, Waupaca, attendingi northeastern British Colum- physicians said, bia city last night, their cars, xiiey were spattered Drunken Drivers Since Jan. 1 reiterate this nation's inten- tion to stand firm m Berlin. on Mam street, the farm- ers and white collar peoplet Sen. Barry Goldwater (R- Ariz) said today. Goldwater said in a report and to emphasize the sense- ,ed b the Republican Icssncss of atomic uar. SPnalorial comm.t- Informed sources de.scnbed the speech as a restatement thirds vote for passage. Its them thus months ,old- was drowned in the bathroom toilet and he- senate two weeks to complete procceds to capital construe- other- CaroK 4 yealb> ln tne action. 44 the hos-l witl? Pllal by tne IIolly 45. 47, Osh- of the American posit.on and central Qfthc coun_ T1 carava is lneadod for L. McHugh, 47, an effort to put into perspec- .aid it can be re- the cold war battle over gained jf the party comes Acres Hit By Oklahoma Fires thrown from ir by the impact eastbound train was go- tion he said oauuuo. police said. -In this wav Wisconsin cit- The to a rcntal agency ms about 45 miles per hour 8 and Martha. 9. were left prom there the former city g auoui tn units PLI num. ThL pytrTmonev made unharmed in a third bedroom dwencrs W1n make their way Tlle also was going ea.st, available to the govern where they slept together. to Alaska s Kena, penmsUla Parallel to the tram, before Oklihoma Range ment in 1959, simply because Police Lt. John Burton said where they plan to home- iLnntd by winds of S the state changes systems of that Seeley, respected m his stead, .es. fanned by winds ot neighborhood and in the city's Ritt, 46. Harold J. Sauer, route 1, Appleton. (Story on Page A16) 70 Bitter cold awaits them Turn to Page 11, Col 4 Self-Inflicted Wound Kills Woman's Slayei Fights Foreign Aid Cuts since last of basic principles, said the speech woud contain mi no surprises and set forth no Jeft new policies. 19g4 and 195g GoM. jwater said. "Some of these are Republicans who never before have voted Democrat- ic. These eight million could tell you something about the Republican party." One person was killed in a brush fire in Montague coun- ty. Texas. year. of bar visits. Week Is Signal tor Ad Opportunities Today marks the opening national want ad week, the signal for big opportunities for Fox Cities families. Xow is the lime to start an ad in the classified sec- tion to help you sell some of those -items gathering dust in your attic or base- ment items that other families want and need, items they will pay you for. It is also your opportun- ity to check the want ads for some of those you may need for spring. Use the "Little the want nd, to help you to help you find what you want to buy. N E W SVAPEIlfl fi C H i V E Geese Apparently are Heading north, even though it's said that no one ever saw them flying the snow cover is so deep. Also, there is little open water for feeding in this area. Post-Crescent Photo chief Andrew J. Mueller looked up when he heard the flock honking. It sounded like the cries of children, he commented. The flock was heading north, then made a turn toward Lake Winnebago. r r Treasury to Request 4 If 4 Herter Asks Congress 1 i old Milwaukeran. who admit V OtG AlTlOU fit SOUQll I ted killing a young mother of 7 children because she threat- WashjnKton Acting members of congress socking cned to break off their affa.r r-hrist.an to hold down spending uith- and return to her husband, SPP of Christian A domes- died in County General Ilerler urged congress today pital today of a self-inflicted to vote Kisenhow- Sov id and Chinese commu- bullot wound foreign aid mst economic and military Robert Bielmojer had been nf) other cx. assistancp proRrams. begun in critical condition, with a conlrlhulf> in ]954, havc bccn "aoc-Pler.it- Sav m'olnmg when he shot -ore "to the achievement of ed during the past ob.ectives of our Hcrter said Ho quoted Sov.ot Prem.er Khru.hchev the slaving of pretty 28-year- Horter opened the admmis- on economic competition be-; old Mrs Beverly Ann drive to head off the tween the communist bloc cuts many members of the and the free world and wont heavily Democratic congress on, have no excuse for arc determined to make in any doubt as to the purpose Higher Debt Limit !lhe program or seriousness of this drive." Appearing before the house Underdeveloped countries, Washington it won t f gn af fairs commit-the secretary said, value na- be long until the treasury asks Jee_ Cmpnasj7od what tional freedom and dcmocra- he called the immediate need cy, but for many "the need ftf thf. the for mili-and desire for was'given by'tary aid. des.gned to enable in the.r standards of living is Sec Robert B Anderson to keep forces of 5 mil- so compulsive that they will closed hearings of the housemen on the ready. Iqhoose to advance under du- appropriatlons committee. Htsl But he bore down especial-'ress and dictatorship if they gel. Visible testimoiw made publicjly hard on economic aid, that the only! most vulnerable to Snowdrift: Let's Have a Scrape cloudy to cloudy with intermittent light snow over the north and central portions this afternoon and tonight. Not much change in tempera- ture. Lows tonight should range from 8 to 15 north to 15 to 22 south. Outlook for Wednesday: Partly cloudy and a little warmer. i Appleton Temper a- tures for the 24-hour period ending at 9 a.m.: High 30, low 12; temperature at 11 a. m. 23 West wind at 10 miles per hour Precipita- tion 8i inches of new snow. Barometer 30.00 inches. map on page A- 15. Sun sets at p m es Tuesday at a.m.; moon sets Tuesday at a.m. Prominent star it Rt- Mars, Venus, Jupiter Saturn. v NEWSPAPER!