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   Appleton Post-Crescent (Newspaper) - May 19, 1959, Appleton, Wisconsin                               APPLETON POST CRESCENT VOL L No. 69 36 A, B AmETOHJflEENAH-MENASHA, TUBDAY, MAY WlftC MV1CK Price Seven McElroy Will Continue As Defense Secretary AP Wirrphtlo At Right, Firemen Attempt to string a line to a supermarket in St. Joseph, Mo., in an effort to rescue the persons standing on the roof. The people sought refuge after a flash flood roared through the area and left four feet of water in the store. Ike Won't Attend Talks if Reds Set Berlin Deadline Khrushchev Put on Notice Not to Try New Pressure Decides to I Keep Post Britain, France to GetU.S. Atomic Aid Washington Neil H.: Flash Flood Hits City in Missouri One Man Drowns; Property Damage Reported Heavy St. Joseph, Mo. A tor-jing to guess the monetary loss rent of water up to 10 surged through St.' Joseph's! there would be no other cas- ualties. Despite widespread! damage, there were no Merrill Chilcote, managing editor of the St. Joseph News- north side late last night afteripress wno made a tour of the a cloudburst north of the city. I area, said: "It's terrific. It's One man was drowned. Aft-'unbelievable how much darn- er a hurried daylight Cou4ld be in such a short time. It s a miracle no police said they were hopeful one ejge got it Series of Storms Most of the damage was rejcentered along Burnside av- 'enue, a residential street ports of missing persons. iparalieijng St. Joseph avenue. The body of William north and south street Thomas was found four blocks the city's north side, from where the water said. him from his car. i St. Joseph avenue, itself is Property damage was tre-'on higher ground and was not mendous, but no one was except at a few points. The downpour on the north slopes of St. Joseph, a city of population in north- western Missouri, was meas- ured at four one Ihour. It was one of a series of thunderstorms which produc- ed at least two tornadoes across the Missouri river in northeastern Kansas. Farm buildings w e smashed by twisters near Turn to Page 12, Col. 1 Asks Detailed Budget Figures Governor Wants Proposals for Next Fiscal Year Geneva The United States has warned Russia that President Kisenhower will re- fuse to attend a summit con- ference if Premier Khrush- chev sets some new deadline for a communist squeeze play on West Berlin. McElroy said today he will stay on indefinitely as secre- tary of de- tense. I McElroy made the an- 'nouncement to newsmen at the W h i t e House with his now depu- ty, Thomas S. Gate s. Jr., stand ing at his side. They had with President "1 have suspended Agreement With 2 Nations Mapped for Congress by Ike McElroy Informants said the Ameri- for McEl- roy said. "I don't know when 1 will be leaving, if at all." Asked whether that means he intends to stay in the cabi-; velopment of an atomic pow- net indefinitely McElroy re- ered submarine. At present can warning was prompted by a suspicion that Khrushche would try such a move if the Big Four foreign ministers' conference turns out to be Washington President Eisenhower advised congress formally today of plans to help Britain and France develop atomic weapons and submarines. j The president submitted agreements this country signed I with those two nations May T. The pacts will go into effect automatically in 60 days unless vetoed by both senate and the house. The agreement with Britain, the only other western nation now producing atomic weapons, provides for U. S. assistance my. in the military application of atomic energy. Details of that program are not being made public. In the case of France, the United States agrees to sell to that nation a quantity of enriched nuclear fuel for use in de- way that project has not progress- i cd beyond plans for a land- prototype propulsion what he considers a failure, plied that was the best Sec. of State Christian A.; to put it. Herter told Soviet Foreign: Eisenhower yesterday pick-; Minister Andrei Gromyko inied Gates, who is retiring as plain words at a dinner party j secretary of the navy at the; plant. a few nights ago what the of the month, to succeed; Accord With Britain reaction would be. jthe late Donald A. Quarles as; jhe pact with Britain, on Postponed Deadline I deputy secretary of defense. Qther hant} providcs for. 1. Transfer from the United ing AP The Flood in St. Joseph, Mo., ]eft six inches of mud and silt in many homes. Here Donnie Round, 16, isn't too happy about the cleanup job confronting him. At one time there was four feet of water in the house. of defense. Khrushchev originally set a' There had been speculation May 27 deadline for the west- that Eisenhower had persuad-; ern allies to end their oecupa- ed Gates to stay on at the States of non-nuclear parts of tion of West Berlin and said Pentagon by telling him he is atomic weapons and atomic that on that date he would in line to take over behind 'give the East German com-j McElroy. He had been plan- munists control of the allied 'ning to step out June 1 as supply routes to West secretary of the navy. I He later postponed the dead-i prior to Quarles' death Mc- line indefinitely. Should he re- Ebroy had said several times'ness." ivive it and hand over he wanted to leave his1 2. Provision I control to the East Germans.! I this would raise the danger ofj a Berlin blockade. The United _. j j States reportedly is deter- MGphOn KlCPQrQS, mined to reject any summit conference held under a So- iviet threat. I Gromyko assured Herter SuCCUlTlbS df 79 that the Soviet Union had Housing Bill Showdown Due Vote Indicated Tomorrow With Outcome Tossup weapons "for the purpose of improving the Uni- ted Kingdom's slate of train-i and operational readi-j starts today in the house, Washington an- nual public housing battle with Turn to Page 12, Col. 6 Mormon Leader, Reported Nearing Dulles Continues lyncfl CaS6 To Grow Weaker i Madison Gov. Gay- lord Nelson today instructed state agencies to prepare de- tailed budget proposals for the bicnnium's second year so he can begin reviewing them in July. The governor indicated he continuing to grow weaker in plans to have his seonri-year his fight against cancer and budget figures ready about pneumonia. Sept. 1 so they can be con-' The state department said sidcred by a citizens commit- he was being given pain kill-'Charles Parker, a top advising him on tax revi-'crs and was generally com- FBI agent sion. The taiennium's second fortable. year begins July 1, 1960. The medical bulletin was The second-year third in two weeks to re- the governor said should be a weakening of Dulles' in a new narrative form "that condition. understood easilv bv "ullcs was reported to be conscious but sleeping much of the time because of the pain-kill ing drugs which are being administered. Lincoln White. state de- partment press officer, denied all -it news conference reports Dulles was in a coma no; a showdown yote sched- of special nu-iulea tomorrow and tha clear materials for outcome a tossup. development and production! Directly at issue is R Dem- of military facilities. I ocratic-baeked proposal to 3 Furnishing certain oth-; continue construction of gov- er atomic materials and by- crnmcnt-subsidized publio products to improve British: housing. This is opposed by atomic weapon design, devel- the administration, opment and production capa- bilities. Caught in the crossfire, but not in controversy, is contin- In a brief message to of the federal housing Kisenhower noted that! administration's home mort- ulterior motives in proposing! Salt City Ste- a peace settlement now withiphm Richards 79, of thclgrc.s.s, Kisenhower noted that, divided Germany. jfirst presidency of the Latter-! under an Anglo American; gage insurance program. Tha Herter reminded Gromyko day Saints (Mormon) church, j agreement of last July 3 therej Fl IA has used up almost all of the May 27 deadline and; died today. provision for certain ex-; of its current insurance ao said that the existence of any; The death came suddenly, change of nuclear information! thorixation and soon may difficult to 'apparently, his physician between the two countries. forced to deadline made it believe that the Soviets did-said, from a heart ailment.j The new agreement, Eisen- applications not have hidden purposes. was stricken this morning: hower said, "has been devel-j guarantees. and died moments after ar-iopi-d to further the goal of More Insurance rival at. the Latter-day Saints our mutual defense." hospital at a.m. i Mutual Defense Goal turn down all new for mortgage DOUGLAS STARR Miss. Tn- original diagnosis Gromyko said he was sorry that Herter had mentioned the date of May 27. He himself had :not planned to bring it up in er hospital in Poplarville. The-'Geneva except possibly at the The president said it is grat- Washington Former Mjss _i.p_ Tn- original diagnosis was a cere- Sec, of State John Foster hral hemmorhage, which his Dulles was reported today creased activity around 1 said could have headquarters gave rise to bopn caused by intensive FBI speculation today that agents interrogation. noHj'ed a solution in the 24- cjoclor sajd later it was clay old lynching of Mack questionable whether Smith Negro. a cerebral hemmorhage in charge. ;ind he make further tests. At Picavum 26 miles to the can he the legislature, the press and the public.'' Would Explain Aims His instructions also called for "clear explanation" of the objectives and benefits of agency projects. Ralph W. Bachman. main- tained his non-committal at- titude toward newsmen, say- S0llth, C. C. Reyer, 45-year-old ing only "no when Barber, was hospital- questioned about the case. No arrests were reported. 2 Hospitalised end of the conference. Turn to Page 12, Col. 4 Hoffa Threatens Strike in Reply To Labor To Richards was sustained as first counselor to church Pres-ifyjng to note that the idenl David O. McKay April past "also will result in 1951. lie had been a mem- .servation of .scientific and ber of I he church's Council technical manpower and ef- of Twelve Apostles (ruling fort, and capital which would and executive body; since otherwise be required to meet Funds A billion increase in the insurance authorization is provided for in today's bill, Jan. 17, 1917. at a that Agents burned about four boxes of papers at the close of the working day yesterday. Newsmen were not allowed close to the incinerator. with what his physician said was a nervous break- down caused by FBI interro- gation. The two men were among several questioned about the midnight abduction of 1'nrker, a old Lumberton com inue: Nelson also requested the ".Mr. Dulh departments to project pro- grow weaker." While report- posed expenditures into the erl. "He is receiving anal- 1961-63 bicnnium. His list of gesics (pain killers') and in budget, instructions was dis- general is comfortable." tribulcd by the department budget and accounts. The announcement of Nel- son's budget review plans in- dicates he expects the law- makers to wind up their cur rent session sometime around July 1. two to questioned by FBI were hospitalized. persons lruck driver, last April 25. gents Hooded men dragged er from cell Arthur E. Smith. 32. of Me- forc to stand remained mined condition in undeter- of raping Brownsville, Texas James Hoffa, president of the teamsters union, today; threatened a n a t i o nwide strike as an answer to pro- posed restrictive labor laws. Hoffa. speaker at a conven- route tion of the South Atlantic and Culf Coast district of the Longshoremen union i I LA i. said there is a movement for an anti-trust law against un- ions, j be- He said such a law would: on require "the longshoremen to Drunken Drivers Since Jan. 1 106. Arthur K. Basford, 23, route 1, Amherst. 107. Garvin Gillham, 33 1, Hortonvillc. 108. Frederick J. Jordan route 2, West DePere. Harold J. Kemp, 26, drafted by a house banking subcommittee headed by Rep. Albert Rains But the Rains measure also includes other provisions op- posed by most Republicans our corresponding but Democrat It Th'eTSrio- sel, provide authority for nuclear fuel for hllllotl for slum elimlna- of atomic powered submarines! urba" renewal proj- recogniy.es Eisenhower said.jects. million for college "the relationship of this as-i housing, million for hous- sistance to the mutual secur-i ing for the elderly, lower :ity of the two nations, and thejFHA down payments, and icontribution to joint defense! new units of low-rent -arrangements which transfer public housing. ;of this material will make." i In line with provisions of 18, the atomic energy act, the aj'.rcemcnt with France docs; G not. call 401 Western avonuc, Neenah. Story on Page A-18 for transfer of anyj [.secret information dealingj New York Mrs. Clif- the construction of Daniel, daughter of for- >ic weapons. in Pearl Riv- President Expected to Act Today on Rail Pension Bill Resume Negotiations For Steel Contract New York Steel wagt- ialks resumed today after be- ing in recess since Friday. Four-men teams represent- ing management and the Stcelworkcrs union are striv- ing to reach agreement on a new contract before the pres- ent 3-year pact expires June 30. Failure to do so could lead to a strike by a half million workers in basic steel and cut production by 90 per cent. TODAY'S INDEX Washington President Kisenhower acts today on a bill with both political autl ec- onomic bill to boost both retirement and jobless benefits for railroad workers. T'ne cost would be met from added taxes on rail workers and employers. Railroads have been urging a veto, contending Hie cos's would be excessive. Kail un- ions, seeking approval of bill, contend that would override any veto of the measure. Kisenhower has until mid- night tonight cither to sign or to veto tho bill. Otherwise it would become 'aw without his i signature. retirement, benefits on June 1 and a 20 per cent, boost in rail unemployment bendits. The joble.ss payments, prev- dil.ions iously limited to maximum of weeks, are extended to as mucb as 52 weeks for long suffered p h y s i c time employes, and this ex- difficulties. tension is made retroactive to las; year. I'ndcr this provi- sion, officials said. some once-idler! rail employes could collect bark payments the of more than SfiOO each. The rail unions had sought a pregnant take in part of the teamsters, white woman. the teamsters to take in some The lynehers shot. Parker to of the steel workers, and the death and dumped him into steel workers to take in some the I'eaii river near Bogalusa, of the auto workers." La.. 20 mill's west of here. "Such a situation would At Washington. Rep. Wil- create conflict of wages and liam C'olmer (D-Missi sug- working he said, ificslcfl the civil rights com- "The only answer is that if mission i-st igatc me aetiv- such a law passes, we should hies of federal agents in the have all our contracts I'oplarvillo area. a given date. Colmer mentioned the con- "They talk about a secon- approval of Smith and Reyer, boycott; we can call a not giving their primary strike all across the amcs. and said others may naijon (hat will straighten out al or employers for once and for all." Committee Approves Strauss' Nomination Lewis L.'in doubt until ju.st before to- when Sen.! mer president and Mrs. Har- ry S. Truman, gave birth to her second son today. That was just what Grand- father Truman had been hop- itiR for. He said during his visit here last week, in con- nection with his seventy-fifth birthday observance, that one of his chief wishes was :for a second grandson. The maternal grandparents end on re tary of commerce won sen- ate committee L o- telephoned to tha was delivered by Recommend Voluntary Advance Bill to Hike Judges' Pay rec- lo- lily education committee the feature after ommended unanimously a similar measure. moving day that military training at approval through congress last year. Hie I'nivcrsity of was blocked in an adjourn- he placed on a ment jam. The unions sought, js. the benefits to which the Keserve officer training workers would have been en- corps ;ROTC> training now Madison The assem- bly voted today, 63-26. first to a hill increasing alaries of circuit court voluntary has- judges from to 8 The'" bill, which was refer-'commerce committee joined it red to the joint finance com- in Comics Deaths Editorials House Kaukauna Markets Sfwrts Television Women's Swtton Washington Strauss' nomination to be meeting wnen unable to be present Frank .1. Lausehe (D-Ohio) Jhere because Mrs. Truman announced he would vote for underwent surgery in Kansas confirmation. city yesterday for removal of i v _ 1Ie was the lhird Dcmocral a breast tumor, but the news ny a ;to come out in favor of con- was quickly com !firmalion- JTrumans. 1 he com- SH i The other committee Dem-' Tne baby mittee action m 81 who voted to recom- caesarean section at a. mend i-nnfirmalinn wepe m jn Doctor's hospital. H> Sens. John O. Pastore of weighed 7 pounds 3 ounces. Rhode Island and Strorn NO name has yet been select- Thurmond of South Carolina, ed. Voting with them were all the GOP members of the committee Sens. Andrew F. Schocppel of Kansas, John M. Butler of Maryland, Nror- ris Cotton of New Hampshire, Clifford P. Case of New Jer- sey, Thilrston B. Morton of iiniifti _, Republicans to vote Kentucky, and Hugn Scott of of Strauss' nomina- Pennsylvania. Chairman Magnuson was sends the nomination on to the senate with a recom- mendation for approval. A Strauss senate vote may come later this week. It is more likely, however, that senate consid- eration will be delayed until Democrats on tho with six favor tion. Eight nomina- Democrats voted A18 A 4 A 6 and ih-reaftor It was against confirmation. in voting against the and th.rcaftor. It G Magmison! nomination by these other. A 19 A14 Twte CHteB i Neither the senate nor the titled had the bill been passed compulsory for all freshmen "littoe. would apply to judges iho'use took a roll call vote in then. .anrt sophomore male stii- beginning new terms June 1, passing the measure, so there Hailroad workers are not dents The bi-partisan b i 1 1 was no clear indication wheth- covered under thr social se- proposmfi an to the man- estimaien woum cosi me cnmmiiiee Democrats: Sens. A ,S. 'or congress would be inclined ourily system. Instead they datory trajnjng was introduC- VitiJri chairman' announced the out-i Monroney of Oklahoma, Ho support or override a veto, have their own program of ef)   URnfii Wvv w m. {NEWSPAPER! .iNEWSPAPERf   

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