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   Appleton Post-Crescent (Newspaper) - October 13, 1959, Appleton, Wisconsin                               APPLETON POST CRESCENT VOL. LI No. 93 40 A, B APPLETON-NEENAH-MENASHA, WIS., TUESDAY, OCTOBER ASSOCIATED PRESS WIRE SERVICE Price Seven Cents Schools Request More in Budget for 1960 Would Mean Tax Hike, If Unchanged by City Council BY JACK HOLZHUETER Staff Wdter A record school budget an increase. over the 1959 budget was adopted by the board of education Monday night for presentation to the city council. If the budget is adopted un- changed, it would mean a property tax levy increase of to-a total of for schools. If no increases for other city departments are approved by the city council (which seems unlike- the city tax rate could remain about the same for 1960 as for 1959. The city can raise more this year than last without increasing the rate because of a increase in assess- ment. The present school budget, based on the 1959 assessment, would mean an estimated tax rate of per val- uation. Actually, this total will be somewhat less, be- cause two districts in the town of Grand Chute have been annexed to Appleton for school purposes and pay a proportionate share of the school tax. In 1959, Grand Chute paid to Ap- pleton for school purposes. Last 'year, the city tax rate for schools was approximate- ly per not in- cluding the town of Grand Chute districts. Request More in '59 This year's potential in- crease is substantially less than the increase ap- proved by the council last year, giving a total school property tax for 1959 of Income exclusive of proper- Turn to Page 18, Col. 4 Returns to Abilene World Must Work Together, Ike Says BY ARTHUR EDSON Abilene, Kan. President Eisenhower returned to his old home town today with a nostalgic look at the past and a warning for the potentially explosive world of the future. "The world must learn to work Eisenhower "or finally it will not work at all." This was a sort of pre-birthday party for the president. He will be 69 tomorrow. Today he came back to Abilene, the town in which he grew up, to take part in ground breaking ceremonies for the Eisen- hower presidential library. This will be the final resting place for Eisenhower's mili- tary and presidential papers. Refers to Early Life The president began with a look at the early life and times of Dwight D. Eisenhower. 'We did not then know the term 'world he said. "Life was peaceful, se- rene, Today, th'e president said, the entire world is showing tremendous growth. "Burdensome surpluses even those of dis- the president told an audience very conscious of wheat surpluses. "Indeed the world may then be threatened with very real food, energy, min- erals. Enlarged demand throughout the world will have to be met by new meth- ods, and .more effective use of resources everywhere." And when would this prob- lem come? "Within the lifetime of many of you here the global population will reach five bil- Eisenhower said. "You must now help determine how such a vast humanity may, in freedom, achieve stupen- dous increases in economic output, and increase the sum of human happiness on this earth. Ike Is Optimistic "The task ahead is not for the faint-hearted." Eisenhower was optimistic, even while he was adding up the problems the world must face. 'You of faith know that man's constructive desire to create and build can triumph over any compulsion to de- he said. Mail Theft Gang Held By Police in Germany Frankfurt, Germany West 'German police today an- nounced the arrest of a gang specializing in stealing U. S. mail pouches from commer- cial planes at the Frankfurt airport. One of the pouches contain- ed a shipment of raw diamonds worth about 000. Detectives said 651 raw diamonds and an assortment of less valuable stones have been recovered. The six gang members, aged from 23 to 34, stole mail pouches between March 1 and June 4, police said. Besides the diamonds, the gang also are accused of stealing about in U. S. currency from letters. Jobs Decline In September, Report Shows Steel Strike and Seasonal Drop Major Factors Washington National employment fell off seasonal- ly by to in September. This drop was ex- pected because of the return of temporarily employed stu- dents to school. Unemployment fell by 000 to also primarily due to the job seeking young- sters leaving Jhejabor market to resume classes. The idle figure, still over three million, raised the pros pect that Sec. of Labor Jame: P. Mitchell may have to eat his hat on the labor depart- ment building steps. Mitchell has pledged to do just that if the October idle figure was above three mil- Lion. Steel Layoffs Seymour Wolfbein, deputy assistant secretary of labor said that with the steel strike still continuing the unemploy- ment total for October prob- ably will exceed three million. Wolfbein said that layoffs due to the steel strike had topped in early Octo- ber, in addition to the striking Steelworkers. He said that "the rate of lay- offs due to the steel strike, formerly a week, now has stepped up to a week and may jump soon. Wolfbein told a news confer- ence that the wage loss to steel strikers and others laid off because of the steel strike has mounted to million through the first week of Octo- ber. He said the hardest hit states in order, are Pennsyl- vania, Ohio and Indiana. The decline in both employ- ment and unemployment in September, although season- ally expected because of the return of students to school from the labor market, was accentuated by the steel strike effects. September employment, at was high- er than a year ago. Unem- ployment at was 000 less than a year ago. British Investigate Crash of Atom Bomber London The govern- ment today opened an inquiry into the crash of a super se- cret British atom bomber with an American civilian at the controls. The pilot, William Lewis Al- ford, was an employe of Lang- ley Research center, Langley Field, Va. He was killed yes- terday along with John Joyce, a British employe of the firm that makes the plane. Alford arrived in Britain only 10 days ago. He lived in Hampton, Va. Juno II Rocket Sends 'Gyroscope' Into Orbit Satellite Expected to Offer Much Information On Space and Weather Cape Canaveral, United States put nto orbit today a new "gyroscope" satellite expected to answer many questions about space and weather. The satellite, named Explorer VII, was put aloft with a powerful, Juno II rocket fired here at a.m. In Washington, the national space agency announced at p.m. that "Explorer VII is in orbit." The satellite had completed one complete orbit around he earth shortly before the announcement, an agency spokesman said. Weighing 91% pounds, the satellite's main goal is to study cosmic radiation, knowledge of which is a key to space travel by man. McDonald Asks Meeting With Steel Firms' Heads Deadlock Unbroken UN Postpones Vote on Council Until Monday United Nations, N.Y. Efforts to fill a vacant seat in the U.N. Security council today were suspended until next Monday after 25 ballots failed to break a stubborn east-west deadlock. Communist Poland continu- ed to lead western support- ed Turkey throughout the two days of secret voting in the mean that Poland cannot be simultaneously to the securi- ty the Soviet delega- tion said. On the fifteenth ballot Po- land received 44 and Turkey 34. 'You know that, the free na-82-nation general assembly. tions of the world have the capacity and can develop the will to overcome together the powerful, perplexing forces which for thousands of years have yielded hatred, distrust, poverty." "Everywhere, knowledge and ideas, spread by modern communications, are routing centuries of ignorance and superstition. Peoples now know that poverty and sup- pression are neither univer- sal nor inevitable. "Increasingly and insistent- ly, they are demanding the elimination of the human in- dignities of starvation, ill- health, and peonage, "They want independence, individual freedom, and re- sponsible government." TODAY'S INDEX Comics Bll Deaths A18 Editorials A 4' Entertainment A19 House B12 Kaukauna A10 Sports B 7 Women's Section AH Weather Map A16 Twin Cities B 1 It was not able, however, to muster the required two- thirds majority. A few delegates tried to start a compromise switch to Yugoslavia, but this failed to gain momentum. It was then agreed to drop the balloting to permit consultation among U.N. diplomats. The vote on the twenty-fifth and final ballot was 43 for Poland and 36 for Turkey. This represented only a slight shift from yesterday and was exactly the same as the four- teenth ballot, which opened this morning's session. No Major Switch The election of Poland to the economic and social coun- cil yesterday failed to pro- duce the major switch which some western diplomats ex- pected. These delegates had believed that many countries would not feel like supporting Poland for seats in two-maj- or U.N. councils. In an attempt to head off any such switch, the. Soviet Union issued a statement urg- ing Poland's supporters to stand firm. "The election of Poland to the economic and social coun- cil by no means can or must AP Wirephoto President Eisenhower throws an arm around Bobhy Jones, former golf cham- pion, as the two met at the annual dinner of the White House Correspondents association. Ike received from the reporters a duplicate of the famous putter Jones used to win many golf tournaments. Mother and 3 Children Die in Michigan Fire Pontiac, Mich. an A mother and her three chil- dren perished today in a flash fire from which firemen said they might have escaped. The mother's heroic at- tempt to lead two children through the flames was blam- ed for their deaths only three steps from the home's front door. A 5-month-old baby heavily wrapped in blankets by the mother for later rescue suffo- cated in an upstairs crib. No windows were open in the room. Assistant Fire Chief Victor Bodamer said, "If only all of them had stayed upstairs, or if we had known they were downstairs at the start, we could have saved them." Victims were Mrs. Mildred Gomes, 24, and her three chil- dren, Martha, 4; Danny, 2, and Pamela, 5 months. They were in an upstairs bedroom when the explosion happened. Proposes to Work for End Of 91-Day Union Walkout Washington OT Steel- workers President David J. McDonald today invited heads of the four "biggest steel companies to meet with him immediately to hammer out a settlement of the 91-day strike. Wants Direct Talks The invitation McDonald called it a "challenge" was issued during his testimony to President Eisenhower's fact- finding board which will ad- vise the president on Friday whether the strike is a na- Drunken Drivers Since Jan. 1 ional emergency justifying Taft Hartley injunction t re-open the mills for an 8 day cooling off period. McDonald told the boan he union has been tryin ince April to get direct ne [otiations with chief execu ive officers of the majo ;teel companies. He sai hose officers always partic pated in bargaining in pas lisputes. "I personally would like t it down with these men i responsibility prim aril Roger Blough, A. B. Homer Avery Adams and Charle Vhite and really talk ou he issues in an attempt t settle the aid said. 270. Gordon A. Greening, 36, of 624J W. Franklin street. 271. Nolan Steinike, 32, route Z, Oshkosh. 272. J. Houterman, 38, of 1008 Third street, Me- nasha. (Story on Page A-18) "Let us go to work, while his board proceeds with its act finding investigation. 'I challenge these men to appear. "The chief executive offic- ers of the steel companies are he responsible people and he decision is theirs. I would ike to meet with them right now.' Blough AP Wlrrphoto Bruce Mcln- Fox Cities Residents Can look fonvard to scenes like this shortly, tosh, 10, does some snow-writing on his dad's automobile after a 2-inch snowfall blanketed Minneapolis, Minn., Monday. McDon U AW Votes to Increase Dues Large Majority In Favor of Boost, Reuther Rules Atlantic City, N. J. The United Auto Workers con- vention today approved an increase of a month in the union's basic dues. UAW President Walter P. Reuther ruled that a standing vote of the convention's delegates showed 80 per cent in favor of the increase. The convention adopted the recommendation of its consti- tution committee for the in- crease which brings monthly basic dues to Of this, goes to the strike fund, to the international union ant to the locals, lljhe increase is effective Jan. After the standing vote was taken, delegates opposing th increase demanded a roll call Convention rules require tha at least 775 delegates support a roll call. Election Today Reuther ruled that a stand ing vote showed that less than 500 wanted a roll call. The convention then recess ed until this afternoon when Reuther and other top officers of the union are expected to be reelected. At the opening of today's session, the delegates ap proved by a 9 to 1 vote a rec ommendation that the conven tion settle the dues question rather than submit it to a rank and file membership vote. Reuther won endorsemen by an overwhelming vote on the need of a dues increase a yesterday's session after a hour debate. Nelson Signs Bill to Bar Discrimination In State Contracts Orion mis- a point 10 Madison Gov. Gay- The 76-foot rocket rose pon- derously from its launching pad. It accelerated rapidly and, after about 40 seconds, arched high in the sky and headed toward the northeast, spurting a brilliant tail of fire. A minute later it vanished in a cloud bank. If all went right, all four stages would ignite in about 13 minutes, sending the payload into space at speed of mile an hour. Second Shot of Day It was the second space shot of the day from the cape. Earlier, a B47 bomber launch- ed a 37-foot Bold sile, aiming it at miles in front of the Explorer VI "Paddlewheel" satellite. At the time the satellite was at 160 miles altitude in the low point of its orbit and traveling at miles an hour. Such, experiments may lead to the use of air-launched mis- siles to intercept enemy satel- Turn to Page 8, Col. 1 Large Sphere to be Used in Outer Space Will be Tested Soon Washington mam- moth aluminum-coated plastic sphere designed to serve as either an earth satellite or a moon prober is to be tested soon, the civilian space agen- cy reported today. A spokesman for the nation- _al aeronautics and space ad- ministration declined to pin- point the date set for the test- ing beyond saying "it will be before the end of the year." The sphere, details of which were made public several months ago, is undergoing tests at NASA's Langley re- search center near Newport News, Va. Researchers are hopeful that the sphere, which meas- ures 100 feet in diameter when inflated, can be utilized as a communications satellite to relay radio signals from one is board chairman f U.S. Steel. Homer heads Bethlehem, White heads Re- public, and Adams heads Jones Laughlin Steel com- pany. Throughout the long and fu- ile bargaining to date, union negotiators have talked with he steel companies nating committee. lord Nelson today signed into! Point on earth to other parts, law a bill barring racial and When launched, the sphere religious discrimination by firms holding state contracts. The' governor said enact- will be encased in a small metal container and will not be inflated until it is released A. -WAIMW W fA. ment of the law made Wiscon- after sin the first state to havel such legislation act, each state agency is asked to enforce the non-discrimination clause among private companies with which it deals. In gener- al, a violating company will be given qne chance to reform its policy. 1 1 "A. has carried it earth's atrnos- phere. Helium or some other Khrushchev Talked to Mao of Jailed Yanks London mier Nikita S. Soviet Pre- Khrushchev has carried out his promise to Upon a second violation, the! President Eisenhower to dis- state agency involved may re-1 cuss with Mao Tze-tung tha quest the fair employment release of five Amer- vision of the industrial com-j icans jailed in red China, dip- mission to declare the con- lomatic advices say. coordi- tractor ineligible for future 'state contracts. Called to Testify Van Doren Accused of Sidestepping Subpena Washington Big mon-1 ey winner Charles Van Doren is billed for a command ap- pearance when the congres- sional probe of television quiz shows resumes Nov. 2. House investigators issued a subpena last Friday for the youthful Columbia university English instructor. Van Dor- en can't be found. Rep. Oren Harris chairman of the investigating house legislative oversight subcommittee, yesterday ac- cused Van Doren deliber- ately evading service of the subpena. The New York Times to- day quoted "a source close to Van Doren" as saying he bad not evaded the subpena, because he did not know it had been issued." The source said Van Doren had left New York for a long weekend. Harris said1 Van Doren "seems to have challenged the committee and the facts which have ".been developed." The investigation recessed Turn to 8, Col. 2- Outlook Some Sun to Show Soon Wisconsin Partial clear- ing tonight, with tempera- tures near or below freez- ing over most of the state. Wednesday fair to partly cloudy and continued quite cool. Outlook for Thursday, considerable cloudiness and- a little warmer, with fain likely. Appleton Temperatur. for the 24-hour period eo. ing 9 a.m. today: High 4( low 37. Temperature atTlir a.m. today 42, with discom- fort index at 51. Barometer reading 30.15 inches, with wind five miles an hpurl from the north. Precipita- tion .02 of an inch. Sun sets at p. rises Wednesday at m.; moon sets Wednesd at a.m. is Capella. ,J   

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