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   Appleton Post-Crescent (Newspaper) - November 6, 1959, Appleton, Wisconsin                               CENT VOLLIINo. 14 '28 A, B APPLETON-NEENAH-MENASHA, WIS., FRIDAY, NOVEMBER ASSOCIATED PRESS WIRE SERVICE Price Seven Cents CBS Head Didn't Know About Fixing 4-Inch Snow Until August 1958 SAGE Alert Causes Brief TV Blackout Three television stations serving the Fox Cities and several radio stations in northeastern Wisconsin and Upper Michigan went off the air for about 20 minutes Thursday because of a false Conelrad air raid alert. "Someone goofed" was the explanation given by a spokesman for the 30th di- vision of the Air Defense command SAGE installa- tion in Madison at Truax field. WJPG Affected Capt. Harry Scarborough, information officer for the division, said the "human which occurred at p.m., was detected and corrected wthin 20 minutes and that as far as he knew no interceptor planes were sent up. The alert apparently was sent only to WJPG, Green Bay, Conelrad control sta- tion for northeastern Wis- consin and Upper'Michigan. WJPG Engineer Don Park- Turn to Page B6, Col. 2 Threw Programs Off Air, He States Frank Stanton, president of Colum- bia. Broadcasting System, told house investigators today he .was completely unaware of TV quiz show irregularities before August, 1958, and then acted promptly to throw the offending programs off the air. One program, he said, was cancelled within a week and action taken against three other 'quiz shows within six months of the time he first learned something was wrong. The investigators recessed their investigation of TV quiz show scandals today with word they plan to broaden their inquiry into other phases of television. Chairman Oren Harris said the evidence he has gathered means "the conduct and mor- ality of the whole television i n d t r y has been chal- lenged." He said information which has come to the subcommit- tee indicating that other phases of television beside quiz shows need investigation, and that the subcommittee staff already has started pre- liminary work. As the concluding witness in a house investigation of tele- vision practices and quiz shows, Stanton acknowledged that "in the face of what we know now, we didn't exercise due diligence." "Hindsight is always per- he added. Asserting the TV quiz show scandals "have been a bitter pill for us to Stan- ton declared it is now up to the broadcasting industry it- self to'assume chief responsi- bility for correcting the in- dustry's ills. "We believe that legislation Is no cure-all for these ills and that the primary respon- sibility lies with the broad- casting industry itself. CBS is moving forward in that con- viction." Proposes Legislation Stanton did not go all the way with the position taken yesterday by Robert E. Kint- ner. president of the National Broadcasting company, who advocated enactment of leg- islation making it a federal crime to rig TV quiz pro- grams. Stanton's testimony today also reinforced the CBS poli- cy placed in effect last month banning all big money quiz and giveaway shows from the network. "We were forced to the con- clusion that we could never be sure about these programs as presently he BY ANTOINE YARED Jhf Sf; alWaySi Cairo-4B_ Excerpts from the danger that these pro-' the diaries of two Americans Equipment Puts In Its Place Earliest Yet for Road Work; Cold Weather to Set in i Snow shovels were put into action and street equipment pushed the Fox Cities first 4- inch snow fall into orderly mounds this morning. The weatherman promises sunny skies and nippy temperatures for the weekend. This is'one of the -earliest dates in November on which snow control work had to be performed in Appleton. A similar snowfall was record- ed Nov. 3, 1951, with tempera- tures of 5 Nov. 6 and 9 Nov. 7, the Wisconsin-Michigan weather recorder said. Salters Out The heavy white flakes be- gan to fall about 2 p. m. Thursday and continued until late in the night. Tempera- tures fell with the snow. A low of 20 was recorded. Winds reached a high of 20 miles an hour at a: m. this morning. Street salters and sanders were sent to the hills and key intersections late Thursday afternoon. Work went on through late evening and is continuing today. Four graders were put on plowing duty about midnight Thursday on College avenue. Turn to Page B6, Col. 3 County Taxes Increase Budget Less Paid Emcees, Columnists Thousands Spent tor Witness Says A public- ity man for the Hess Broth- ers department store in AI- lentown, Pa., says the firm spent thousands of dollars to get "plugs" for the store in television, radio and newspa- per columns. The assertion came from Max Levine, who said that public relations .firms were paid" such arrange- ments. Levine testified yesterday before the house subcommit- tee investigating quiz show fixing. Without giving details. Le- vine singled out NBC's tele- vision programs "Today" fea- turing Dave Garroway and the "Tonight" show; and the CBS Garry Moore and "Per- son to Person" programs. Levine 'said columnists who mentioned the store included Bob-Considine of the Hearst syndicate, Stanton Delaplane of the McNaught Syndicate, Earl Wilson of the Hall Syn- dicate and Hal Boyle of the Associated Press. NBC Plans Quiz NBC said it would investi- gate Levine's assertion. CBS made no immediate com- ment. In New York, Considine said that "several years ago I made a personal appearance at the Max Hess store. It was an appearence such as I have Turn to Page 16, Col. 2 Diaries Offer Clue to Fate of 5 in Desert came across the bodies three months later. The body of the guide was prams mav ht> ritrpe-A in nno ulc 01 iwo Americans T grams may oe nggea in one found in the back seat of one way or another." ,and two Frenchmen who van- of the cars Hls skull had been When gossip about quiz ished in the Nubian desert shows in general came to my attention, I was assured by our television network people that these shows were" corn- Turn to Page 16, Col. 5 Vasf News Net Gives Bach Day's History to You A vast and varied news network pours information into the Post-Crescent's newsroom each day. The world-wide network of Associated Press cor- respondents and photogra- phers, provides the larg- est network available to the Post-Crescent's read- ers. The newspaper's own news service provides cov- erage in depth from Mad- ison, Green Bay and other areas. This news supple- ments the state-wide cov- erage of the Associated Press. The Post-Crescent also maintains a news bu- reau in Washington, D.C. The final, and nearest, news network is some 40 correspondents in a large radius around the Fox Cit- ies. TODAY'S INDEX Comics All Deahts B12 Editorials A 6 Entertainment A10 Harry Golden A15 House A 3 Kankauna A15 Sports A 7 Women's Section A12 Weather Map B 6 Twin Cities B 1 fractured, and a- blood-stain- last summer were published'ed wrench lay nearby, lead- today and shed a glimmer of light on the tragic voyage. "I'm going to search for water." said one entry. Bodies of the two French- men and one of the Ameri- cans, John, Armstrong of Belleville, N.J., were found by an Egyptian desert patrol along with the battered body of their native guide. The other American, form- er Air Force Lt. Donald Shan- non. 28, of Milwaukee, Wis., is still missing. Translate Diaries The morning newspaper Al Ahram, which printed the ex- cerpts, said a full text of the' diaries found near the bodies' is being translated into Ara-'1 bic to aid Egyptian investi-i gators seeking details of how the travelers met their deaths. The party set out from As- wan, in southern Egypt, on July 27 in two small cars for the Sudan border town of] Wadi Haifa. They apparently lost their way in the 130-1 degree heat, and the patrol ing to speculation he had been killed in a fight over the last of the group's water. Supervisors Decline to Use Contingency Funds; Levy Totals BY JACK GLASNER Foit-Crcieent SUM Writer Outagamie county will levy a property tax on Its municipalities next year to finance its operations. The levy is more than that required this year, although the to- tal budget is less than 1959. Main reason for the higher levy despite a lower total budg- et is that supervisors during their 4-day meeting declined to take as much from the county's contingency fund next year as last. In 1959, more than was used to offset the levy, while for 1960 supervis- ors took which was their executive board's rec- omendation. The Appleton Taxpayers as- sociation, which asked the board to up its revenues by during the first day's AP Wlrephoto Joseph, Left, and Victor Saturno, retired real estate investors, are giving about in Bank of America stocks to residents of San Marco D'urria, Italy. The 284 men, women and children of the village will receive 25 shares each, current- ly selling for a share The Saturnos say they want to commemorate the memory of their parents who came from the village and promote international good wilL Foster Sister Leads 3 Out of Burning Home Milwaukee Gf) Three small children were led to safety by their 21-year-old foster sister when fire broke out in a bowling alley and home early today during some of the coldest weather of the season. The four were helped from a second floor rear porch by two policemen, the blaze, and Damage was Fire 000. who spotted a passerby. estimated by Chief McCabe at The 3-alarm fire was spot- ted at a. m. in Sommers Lanes and brought under control about a. m. One fireman was overcome by smoke and hospitalized. The bowling alley, which also included a tavern and restaurant, contained the home of the operators, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Treptow who had gone to a nearby restau- rant after closing for the night. At home were their chil- dren, two boys and a girl ranging in age from 4 to 10 years, who were in the care of their foster sister, Dorothy Feld. When the blaze broke out she took them to the rear porch. Present Gift to Italian Villagers Brothers Honor Residents of Their Father's Birthplace Reno This Nevada; city, famous for divorces and gambling, has often been re- membered with a twinge of regret. But on Sunday, a tiny village in the Italian Apen- nines receives a gift from two Reno men that surpasses the villagers' fondest dreams. Joseph and Victor Saturno often heard their father talk of his village of San Marco d'Urri near the seaport of Genoa. Eighty-one years ago, Leo- poldo Pietro Saturno left San Marco and came to the Unit- ed States. Bought Bank Stock A young man who was used to hard work and born with a love of the land, Leopoldo worked on a Califo'rnia farm Turn to Page 16, Col. 3 hearing, won a small victory when the board upped its in- come tax payment estimate by to This year supervisors missed the amount paid by more than when they set it at No Policy Change However, in upping the es- timate the county board has not changed its fundamental policy of maintaining a con- tingency fund large enough to take care of most eventuali- ties: the share of the Menasha University of Wis- consin extension center last year, for instance. The contin- gency fund is about and will swell to in excess of by "the end of the year. Supervisors also improved the tax levy picture which was some more than this year's at one point by dropping from the budget a addition to the coun- ty's self-insurance program. Fund Future? The future and purpose of this fund is unknown to ev- eryone, Board Chairman Al- vin Fulcer pointed out dur- ing the meeting. For years the board has placed money in the fund and apparently has regarded it as a sort of last resort for funds when the board wanted to spend mon- Turn to Page 16, Col. 1 Ahnbrooke Explains Says He Didn't Intend to Suggest Eisenhower Golfed During Invasion No Progress in Steel Talks Deadlock Remains Unbroken During 115th Day of Dispute steel strike today entered its 115th day with peace talks at a standstill, and not a sign from any direction that a settle- ment might be near. The, the dead- locked industry and union ne- gotiators still awaited the supreme court's injunction or- BY RONALD THOMSON Alan- brooke said today he had no intention of suggesting in his wartime diaries that Presi- dent Eisenhower played golf at a vital stage of the 1944 invasion of Europe. The wartime chief of Bri- tain's general staff said in a Files Suit Against NBC New York A wom- an attorney who was defeat- ed on the "Twenty-one" television quiz show filed a suit today against the National Broadcasting company on the ground she had been "fraudulently eliminated." Ethel A. Davidson charged in a state supreme court action that her ability would have enabled her "to win at least She was defeated Oct. 29, 1956, by Herbert Stempel. telephone interview he merely meant Eisenhower was at his headquarters, situated on a golf links, just before the cru- cial battle of the Bulge. Alanbrooke's controversial phrase came in a section of the diaries, published1 last weekend in a book called Pedestrians Made Better time than cars up the S. Oneida street Mil Thursday afternoon because of the extremely slippery conditions created by the early snowfall. Note the heavy exhaust fumes from cars t Poit-Creieeni Photo going uphill, Nov. 5 was one of the earliest days showplows were used on city streets, Director of Pub- lic Works Edwin J. Duszynski said. And this is just a sample of what's ahead. dering the staking steel workers back to their jobs for 80 days. Whether the ruling would come today or later remained the court's own secret. The government obtained the in- junction in federal court -in Pittsburgh more than two weeks ago, but it has been held in abeyance pending the outcome of appeal. Proposes New Powers In obtaining the ''back-to- work order, the government argued that the strike men- aced the public health and contention the strik- ing United Steehvorkers union fought vigorously, all the way up through the supreme court's hearing on the appeal Tuesday. On Capitol Hill Sen. Wayne Morse (D-Ore) announced he will ask congress next year to give the president potent new powers to halt strikes threat- ening to create national emer- gencies. 32 Missing in Himalayan Area Katmandu, Nepal W) Thirty-two persons are report- ed missing on a climbing ex- jpedition in the Himalayas. A party of three Japanese, led by H. Kato, and their 29 "Triumph in the cri- ticizing Eisenhower's conduct of the war as supreme allied commander. Dated Nov. 24, 1944, the entry claimed there was a "very unsatisfactory state of affairs in France with no one running the land bat- tle." though sup- posed to be doing so, is on the golf links at Reims en- tirely detached and taking practically no part in the it said. Ike Doesn't Reply This did not Eisen- hower was on the links for the usual play golf, AJanbrooke insisted. He told the Associated Press: "I tiad no intention of suggesting that the president actually played golf at that time. If you look in the diaries you'll see there was no accusation that he had any golf clubs and there was no accusation that he was playing golf. You might just as well say that I was accusing Eisenhower of drinking champagne because tie was at Reims." Reims is a center of the French champagne industry. Alanbrooke declined to dis- cuss the implication of his diary entry and whether it gave a misleading impres sion. He said he meant only to refer to the fact that Eisen- hower's headquarters at the time were in the clubhouse of a disused golf course at Reims. "I think I even described in Turn to Page 1ft Col. 7 Nepalese Sherpas have not been heard from for three weeks and no trace of them has been found in an inten- sive search, according to word received here today. The expedition was at- tempting to conquer Mt. Gauri Sankar in the Nepal Himalayas, described by ex- perts as unclimbable from the Nepal side. Gauri Sankar is suitated about 35 miles west of the king of mountains, Everest. 1ft Drunken Drivers Since Jan. 1 301. Thomas J. Foley, 23, route 1, Hortonville. (Story on Page B-12.) Snow's Over, Now Mercury Goes Down Wisconsin Snow ending today. Clear and colder to- night. Saturday fair and not quite so cold. Outlook for Sunday: Mostly fair with rising temperatures. Some snow flurries possible ex- treme north. Appleton Temper a- tures for the 24-hour period ending 9 a. m. today: High 33, low 20. Temperature at 10 a. m. today 24 with wind northwest 10 miles an hour. Barometer 30.22 inch- es with discomfort index 42. Precipitation four Inch- es of snow, 1.33 inches wa- ter content. Sun sets at p.m., rises Saturday at a.m.; moon sets at p.m. Prominent stars are Fomal- haut and Aldobaran. Visible planets are Saturn, and Venus. x SPAFLKI   

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