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   Appleton Post-Crescent (Newspaper) - November 26, 1959, Appleton, Wisconsin                               V APPLETON POST CRESCENT VOL. LH No. 31 88 B, C, D APPLETON-NEEN AH-MEN ASH A, WIS., THURSDAY; NOVEMBER ASSOCIATED PRESS WIRE SERVICE Price Seven Cents Rocket Fails to Orbif Satellite AboutM ike Ey es Needs for U.S. Critic of }hilippines Mrs. Myrtle Ball, Farrnwife at Old Sturbridge Vil- lage, Mass., the re-created country town of 150 years ago, bastes a turkey in an antique tin reflector oven. The oven is the great-great granddaddy of the modem AP Wlrephoto broiler. Mrs. Ball cooked an entire holiday meal at the fireplace of the Pliny Freeman farm as a demon- stration for visitors, showing how housewives in the early 1800's prepared their Thanksgiving meal. Military, Economic r Programs Abroad President to Make Decision Before His Good Will Trip BY JOHN SCALI President.Eisenhower will decide within the next few days how much to ast from congress for mili- tary and economic aid overseas. Authoritative officials say Eisenhower personally will make the final decision on the size of the program before he leaves next Thursday for his good will journey into 11 nations. Top state department officials appear confident the presi- dent will approve a figure slightly below billion about Father, 2 Sons Die in Trailer Asphyxiation of Deer Hunters Laid To Faulty Heater Milwaukee The as phyxiatibn deaths of a father and his two teenaged sons in a house trailer have brought jjtb 25 the number of fatalities in the current Wisconsin deer hunting season. The victims, Walter Marks, 47, of Chippewa Falls, and his fcons, Eldred, 17, and Wayne, 15, "had parked the trailer for use as a hunting camp near a small lake six miles east of Minong in Washburn-_county. Their bodies were found Wed- nesday by another hunter. Dead Several Days Washburn County Coroner Lester J. Olson said the father and sons had died of asphyx- iation, apparently caused by a faulty heater. He said they had been dead for several days. Olson said the heater was of the type which the state conservation department had urged by used with extreme caution. Since the 16-day hunting season began, one other hunt- er, 52-year old Leon Chute of Madison, died in a trailer fire believed to have started from a faulty heater. In addition, 11 persons have died of gunshot wounds inflicted in the woods, and 10 others have died of heart attacks. Acres Covered By Fires in Arizona Hope, Ark. W Forest and brush fires covered morej than acres in Arkansas today. One of the worst raged out of control on the south- west proving grounds near Hope in the southwest corner of the state. 40 Homes Destroyed Small Texas Towns Imperiled by Fires Marshall; Texas Flames kicked by fierce winds rac- ed through grass and brush in northeast Texas yesterday, de- stroying about 40 homes and threatening small towns. Fires burned today in widespread sections and firefighters remained alert. Texas forest service officials, who counted 70 fires at one time yesterday, laid the widespflsad outbreak to careless burning of leaves and trash. Damage throughout the northeast section was esti- mated in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. Wind Extra Hazard The only death reported was that B. Q. Ad- ams, Sr., who 'died of a heart attack while fighting a grass fire. She lived In the Smyrna community in extreme northeast Texas. "The fierce wind blew the flames across the ground. We bad all kinds of fire fighting Today's Paper Will Help You Plan Christmas Your special Thanksgiv- ing Day newspaper has news, pictures and adver- tisements about Fox Cities Christmas offerings, in ad- dition to the usual features and news of the world. Many columns in today's 88-page issue were prepar- ed to help plan your shop- ping and make your task of Christmas preparation eas- ier. There are how-to-do-it stories, stories on Christ- mas foods, hints for shop- pers and features on Fox Cities area people. We suggest you save this paper and check it occa- sionally for help in plan- ning your Christmas giv- ing. equipment but we just could not stop said Henry Fink of the Gilmer fire department. He and about 30 firemen plus high school students who were let out of school fought the fire all day. He said "the fire settled down in the swamps where we can't get at it. It's not a threat to the city but it is threatening s.ome farm homes." The swamps are two miles east of Gilmer. Fink said about 12 homes were destroyed but no one was injured. Sheboygan Man Dies in Accident Milwaukee Wiscon- sin's 1959 highway death toll las reached 732 on this Thanksgiving day. One year ago today the total was 735. The first traffic fatality in the city of Sheboygan since Oct. 25, 1957, was recorded Wednesday night. Sixty-sev- en-year-old Fred Zerger, Sr., was killed when he was hit by an automobile as he walked across a street intersection. Roland Jakober, 39, of Kas- son, Minn., and his daughter, Pamella, 4, were killed Wed- nesday night when their auto- mobile collided headon with another automobile on High- way 12 about 15 miles east of Mauston in Juneau county. Five other persons were in- jured critically in the crash. Tom Gudis, 16, of Bruce, was killed late Wednesday Grade School Pupils See Their Teacher Become U. S. Citizen Patri- cia O'CaUaghan became a J.S. citizen Wednesday as her 28 sixth grade pupils watched he proceedings as a lesson in democracy. "My students gave me flow- ers, a corsage, serenaded me with was one of the most happiest days my the Irish born Miss O'CaUaghan said. Miss O'CaUaghan came to the U. S. in 1953. 'The children aren't taking civic or government courses she said, "but I wanted them to see how democracy can work." TODAY'S INDEX Comics Deaths Editorials Entertainment House Kaukauna New London Sports Women's Section Weather Map Twjn Cities SF4PFR1 D14 B14 A10 A17 B20 A20 C12 A16 D 1 B14 C l UN to Debate On Hungary Russia Declares Airing of Issue Increases Tension United Nations, The U.N. general assembly will hold its annual debate on Hungary despite Soviet warn- ings that another airing of the issue will increase internation- al tensions. Overriding the Soviet bloc and communist Yugoslavia, the assembly voted 51-10 last night in favor of a steering committee recommenda t i o n for the debate. Finland, Israel and 13 members of the Asian- African bloc abstained. The debate probably will be held late next week. Vasily V. Kuznetsov, Soviet deputy foreign minister, ac- cused U. S. Ambassador Hen- ry Cabot Lodge of fabricating reports of brutalities in com- munist Hungary to help push through the vote for debate. He said the assembly was taking a "dangerous path the path of straining relations between states." New Drive 'Smoke Screen' Catholic Position on Birth Control Unaltered Washington The Ro- Readers in medicine, welfare man Catholic hierarchy the United States says the term "population explosion" is a "terror technique phrase" used as a vehicle for what it called propaganda in favor of artificial birth con- trol. "The jJhrase, indeed, alerts all to the attention that must be given to population pres- said a statement for- mulated by Catholic bishops, "but it also provides a smoke screen behind which a moral evil may be foisted on the public and for obscuring many factors that must be considered in this vital ques- tion.' The bishops said it is "simply not true" that arti- ficial birth control is gradual- ly becoming acceptable to the church. The statement, which largely reiterates long-held church doctrine, was formu- lated at a meeting of more public affairs.' Thee Catholic church forbids any mechanical device used .0 prevent conception, bul does permit the so-called 'rhythm method." when the pickup truck he was'than 200 bishops at the Catho- driving overturned on a town lie University o road near his Rusk Nov 18-19. It was pub- home. Gudis was thrown from yesterday. Opposed to Proposal American Catholics, the statement said, will not sup- port any public assistance, either at home or abroad, "to promote artificial birth pre- vention, abortion or steriliza- the cab and crushed under the vehicle. Labor Asks Backing For Withholding Plan Milwaukee Top offi- cers of the Wisconsin State AFL-CIO called' Wednesday for support of Gov. Gaylord Nelson's proposed withholding plan for income taxes as "our one hope of saving the day for progressive taxes." President George Habcr- man, Vice President Charles M. S c h u 1 z and Secretary- Treasurer George W. Hall signed a letter to local affiliates. lion whether through direct aid or by means of interna- tional organizations. Last week the American Public Health association, which includes public health officials in North and South America, issued a statement that said in part: The healthful effects of family planning and spacing the amount the administra- tion asked congress to provide for last year's program. Con- gress, however, cut that re- quest to Opposed to Cuts Administration foreign aid advocates are banking on Ei- senhower to reject moves to slash foreign aid spending despite official concern over the record billion deficit in overseas earnings this year. On returning from his trip, informants said, Eisen- hower is expected to launch a vigorous speaking cam- paign to persuade congress to avoid drastic cuts. For the last week, the gov- ernment's budget bureau has been steadily whittling away at a proposed billion for- eign aid program which the state department has recom- mended as needed for mili- tary economic and technical assistance-. This annual item-by-item re- view is expected to be com- pleted this weekend. Missing Former UN Offkial's Body Is Found New York Povl Bang- Jensen, missing former Unit- ed Nations official, was found dead today in a1 Queens park. Police said the body of the 50-year-old man was -discov- ered near a bridle path. Bang-Jensen was last re- ported seen Monday morning when he said goodbye to his wife at his home at nearby Lake Success and set out for his Manhattan office. He did not appear at his of- fice and when he failed to return home Monday night his wife notified authorities. During his association with the U.N., Bang-Jensen inter- rogated a number of refugees on behalf of the world organ- ization's commission on Hun- gary, which made an inquiry into the 1956 Hungarian upris- ing put down by the Soviet Union. The body was said to have been found in a clump of woods. Subpena Given To Alan Freed Disc Jockey Called To Testify Monday Regarding Payola New jockey Alan Freed has been subpena ed to appear Monday before a grand jury probing payola in the radio and television Indus try. The rock 'n' roll platter king hunted by detectives all day yesterday after he failed to show up at the district attor ney's office, was located shortly after he finished his "Big Beat" record TV show last night. Asked why he failed to show up at the district attorney', office. Freed told newsmen "I will not volunteer for any body. My grandmother one told me, 'Never volunteer fo anything.' Freed said, however, h would obey the subpena. Under Attack Filipino Charges Great Harm Done To U. Relations ranking Phil- ippine senator today accusec U.S. Rep. Phil Weaver (R- of causing grave harm o Philippine-American rela tions. Sen. Lorenzo Sumulong chairman of the powerful sen ate foreign relations commit tee, accused "some 'uglj Americans' on U.S. base icre" of inspiring a blister ing statement against thi Philippines which Weave issued yesterday. Weaver charged that a graft-ridden" Philippine gov ernment is conducting a open program of harassmen of American officers an men" and that American ser vicemen are subject to loot ing, extortion and assault. Would Switch liases The congressman, whi spent three days in the Phil Ippines this month as a mem ber of the house defense ap propriations subcom m i 11 e e urged that the United State switch its bases in the island to Thailand. "Rather than be angry a Congressman sal Sumulong, "I feel sorry fo iim. I am even more sorry for the grave harm he ha caused Philippine-America relations." The senator called Weav er's charges "billingsgate (ru mors) whispered to him b some 'ugly Americans' o U.S. bases here, who at thi late date still insist on extra territorial rights and resen the assertion of Philippin jurisdiction over offenses com mitted by U.S. personnel an their families." 2nd Stage Apparently Not Fired BY HOWARD BENEDICT Cape Canaveral, 'he most powerful rocket ever levelpped. by this nation failed >n its maiden flight today and ruined a U.' S. bid to put he first satellite into orbit around the moon. The giant Atlas-Able rocket hundered aloft exactly Fervor for friend California Bank Has Shortage Los Me trying to be bighearted and doing a friend a favor. Those words, scribbled on the back of a piece of yellow accounting paper, give a clue to the beginning of what offi- cials call one of the nation's biggest bank shortages The man who wrote them respected banker George A. Hewlett is dead by his ow hand. His friend, former plumbe John R. Hendrickson, 40, wa indicted by a federal gran juryfyesterday on charges o conspiracy and defrauding national bank. Hewlett, 40, was vice pres dent and cashier of the Lon Beach National bank, sine merged with the U. S. Nationa bank of San Diego. Last May 1, threatened wit exposure because of audii following the merger, he le liis wife and daughter durin intermission at a play, walke to a nearby vacant lot an shot himself in the heart His note said the whole fan tastic situation started whe he carried "Johnnie" Hend rickson for a couple of ou standing checks. Authoritie say Hewlett issued one un jacked cashier's check afte another to Hendrickson from Dec. 29, 1953, on. No Profit for Banker Hendrickson, father of sev en who was declared bankrup in 1950, plunged the mone into fruitless oil ventures an furnace manufacturing plants Assistant U. S. Atty. Bruce A. Bevan says. Hendrickson, of San Rafael, Calif., himself once told an in- quirer asking what he did with the money: "I wish I knew." He lived well, drove flashy More Cold AP Little Jackie Foster, 7, whose right eye was removed because of cancer Wednes- day, after losing the left one at 13 months, is comforted in a Philadelphia hospital by his mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Foster. The father left directly from the hospital for a sanatorium in New Jersey where he will undergo treatment of births has been recognized i for tuberculosis. The boy had a premature Christmas celebration last week so he by leaders of all major rch- f i 4-___ U gious groups, as well as byl could see a lighted tree for the last time. i 4 h on schedule at a.m. Perched atop it was a 372-pound pay- oad designed for the lunar orbit. An hour after launch, the national aeronautics and space administration reported that second stage signals were lost 70 seconds after launching and added: "There is no record of the ;econd stage having fired and we must presume that the sec- ond stage did not fire. 'Visual observations were that a piece fell off the rocket apparently this was above the liquid oxygen tank on the Atlas' first stage. Stay Behind Russians Observers saw a fiery chunk break loose from the rocket about 20 seconds after launch and spiral.into the Atlantic ocean. The failure was a bitter blow to U. S. hopes of jumping back into the space race with Russia, which in recent weeks las scored spectacularly with its Lunik II and HI rockets. One smacked into the, moon; th'e other whirled into a wide orbit around the moon arid earth and took the first pic- tures of the moon's dark side. There is no backup-vehicle for today's shot, so it probably will be several months, before it can again be attempted. This was the second failure for an Atlas-Able ticketed for a shot at the moon. On Sept. 24, another one of the 10-story high rockets blew up on its pad during a static test of its engines. That rocket Was set for an early October launching. If it had been successful, the Unit- ed States would have beaten Russia to the first pictures of the far side. The Sov- iets accomplished this feat shortly after .the scheduled American launching in Octo- ber. Scanning: Device Today's ill-fated satellite carried a scanning device to take crude pictures of the lu- nar surface. It also contained instruments to study the moon's environment. A successful orbit would have given the U.S. a space first. Scientists here believe this would have been a great- er accomplishment than ei- ther of the last two lunik shots because of the difficulty of placing the payload in a pre- cise position in relation to the moon. Conrad Extends Record Flight Houston Max Con- rad, the 56-year-old flying grandfather from Winona, Minn., told the federal aero- nautics agency here today that he plans to extend his record breaking light plane flight to San Francisco. The FAA said Conrad ra- dioed at a.m. asking for the weather picture west to San Francisco. He reported that he was about 100 miles east of Galveston, Texas, heading due west over the Gulf of Mexico. Conrad took off from Cas- ablanca, Morocco, Tuesday at a.m. He smashed the late Bill Odom's 10-year dis- tance mark of i 1 e s when he flew by Florida late yesterday. cars, had a nice home and his own airplane, Bevan says. From all officials have learned, the banker never profited from the embezzle- ment. "However, we don't know what would have happened if Hendrickson had made it good on his oil Bevan adds. When bank examiners ques- tioned Hewlett about the ab- sence of funds on deposit cov- ering cashier's checks, he sat- isfied them by explaining that funds were in transit. Last August Hendrickson agreed to a court judgment of against him and agreed to tufn over to the bank his various interests. Seen in Days Ahead Cloudy tonight and Friday with a few snow flurries east por- tion. Outlook for Saturday: Partly cloudy and contin- ued cold. Appleton Temperatures for the 24-hour period end- ing 9 a.m. today: High 28, low, 18. Temperature at 9 a.m. today 18. Barometer reading 30.05 inches, with wind northwest 2 miles an hour. Sun sets at p.m., ris- es Friday at a.m.-; moon rises Friday at a.m. SF4PFR1   

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