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   Oshkosh Daily Northwestern (Newspaper) - November 3, 1959, Oshkosh, Wisconsin                                CLOUDY, WINDY Cloudy, cold and rather windy tonight. Wednesday cloudy and cold. Details on page 2. Oshkosh Daily Northwestern Associated Press and United Press Ninety-Second Year Oshkosh, Wis., Tuesday Evening, November 3, 1959 20 Pages Price Six Cents Union Attacks Validity of T-H Supreme Court Hears Arguments As to Injunction in Steel Strike WASHINGTON (AP) Argument began before the Supreme Court today in the hearing that will finally de- termine whether the half-million striking steelworkers must go back to work under injunction. The nine justices stepped up to the bench at a.m. to face a courtroom packed attorneys, newsmen, and spectators. Outside a line of probably 300 persons stood waiting in the hope of getting in. Arthur J. Goldberg, chief counsel of the United Steel- workers Union, opened the argument, attacking the legal- ity of the injunction issued by Federal Judge Herbert P. Sorg in Pittsburgh Oct. 21. Solicitor General L. Lee Rankin had the assignment to answer for the government. Shortly before the start the special, hearing, the the court's clerk said John C. Bane, Pittsburgh attorney, would argue briefly on behalf of the steel com- panies. Under court rules, Goldberg opened with an account of the background of the strike, 113 days old today, and what has happened in lower courts. No Time Limit Set I At the opening of the hearing! Chief Justice Warren said no time limit was set on either -side and the chief justice said the court felt the parties would take no longer than was necessary to present the issues properly. At issue, in arguments before the court, was the validity of an injunction already issued under emergency provisions of the Taft- Hartley labor law. It directs the workers to halt their strike dur- ing an 80-day cooling off period, but it doesn't become effective un- til the Supreme Court rules. There was no firm Indication how soon that would be. It was believed likely that legal argu- ments would be completed today, but no time limit was fixed. The court's ruling could come any time after the arguments end. i Could Announce in Brief The court could, if it chose, an- nounce its decision in a brief or- der without waiting to write a for- mal opinion. The opinion could be filed later. Federal mediators met incon- clusively Monday with both union and management negotiators and called further sessions for Wednes- day. Chief Mediator Joseph Finnegan said he hadn't decided whether to arrange separate or joint meetings then. No sessions were scheduled today because of the court hearings. President David J. McDonald of the Steelworkers Union said Mon- day's meetings made "absolutely no headway." R. Conrad Cooper, chief industry negotiator, agreed Turn STEEL on Page 2 Court Upholds Laws on Dairy Trade Practices MADISON 1955 laws restricting trade practices of dair- ies selling milk and ice cream at wholesale in Wisconsin were up- held by the state Supreme Court1 today. j The decision, written fay Justice! Timothy Brown, clears the way! Had Help in TV Quiz, Xavier Cugat Reveals In Gems Taken From Pianist PARIS fUPP Police today CAB APPOINTEE Whitney Gilliland, chairman of the Foreign Claims Commission, has been named by President Eisenhower to be a member of the Civil Aeronautics Board. (AP Wirephoto) Soviets Agree To Join U.S. in Study GENEVA (UPI) The Soviet Union today agreed to join the United States in a scientific study of new information on detecting underground nuclear explosions. The agreement broke a months- long deadlock in which the Soviet Union time and again had refused to accede to the study. It was a major step forward inj the three-power negotiations which! have on for more than! a year in an attempt to work out a treaty outlawing the testing of' nuclear weapons. enforcement of the laws byj state Department of Agricul- for the ture. The action reverses a 1958 deci-' sion by Judge Richard Orton in, Circuit Court for Dane County. He, granted a request of two dairy! companies for a judgment enjoin-! ing the department from enforc-l ing the laws. The firms are the Borden Co., second largest dairy concern in' the U.S. and Wright and Wagner Co., Beloit. The Beloit firm is a subsidiary of Beatrice Foods Co., Beatrice, Neb., the country's fourth largest dairy. Bans Price Cutting The laws ban wholesalers from furnishing free advertising materi- Two Contests Top Elections Kentucky Governor and Philadelphia Mayor Races Offer Liveliest Tests By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ,nor, Voters today elect two gover- nors, legislators in five states and hundreds of mayors. None of the contests was fought on national issues, but politicians hope to spot trends for the 1960 presidential year. The two liveliest contests were Ross won but segregationist lawyer Barneit is unopposed. He the run-off primary in August State legislators are being Turn to ELECTIONS on Page 2 al. credit and advice. It also bans for governor of Kentucky and price cutting and lending of re- of Pbuadeiphia. In the lat- frigeration and dispensing equip- ment. "We conclude that the unregu- lated practices referred to. the court said, "may in the judgment of the Legislature, be considered unfair trade practices, and regu- lated in the promotion of the pub- lic welfare." "The Legislature may honestly and reasonably the de- cision continued, "that the prohi- 3ition of such practices or the reg- ulation of them as the statutes provide will enable smaller or less wealthy wholesalers to com- pete for the retailer's trade..." On a -point raised that there were uncertainties in the applica- tion of the law, the court said: "We consider the statutes now before us are capable of constitu- tional administration and enforce- ment." ter battle, onetime Republican! wonderboy Harold E. Stassen making what could be his final bid for elective office. He is ex-' pected to lose to incumbent Demo-, crat Richardson Dilworth. In Kentucky, Democrat Bert T. Combs is running against Repub- lican John M. Robison Jr., ai former congressman. Combs is! favored, but an intraparty squab- j a County accident, Mon- ble with retiring Governor A. B. Three Die In Buffalo County Highway Crash By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The deaths of three persons in. Band Leader Defends Show WASHINGTON (AP) Orchestra leader Xavier Cugat told congressional probers today he received advance help as a contestant on "The Challenge" TV quiz program. i j tf -i ,and up. 1 was interested in pub- Cugat was the leadoff wit-jlidty but l did not want to make ness at today's session ofja fool of myself." House subcommittee Cugat wanted questions on Lat- which have exposed rigging! I in-American music or art, but his category turned out to be popular NAMED IN QUIZ Albert Freedman, producer of the former television quiz show was named by Charles Van Doren as the man who persuaded him to cooper- ate in rigging the show. (AP Wirephoto) (Happy) Chandler may make it a close race. Mississippi also elects a gover- BEST FRIEND LONDON fUPI) Mrs. Asa Clayton Smith, 78, was1 ejected from a meeting of the Canine Defense League for kicking a male member during a de- bate. Precautions Taken By U.S. in Panama PANAMA (API American authorities in the Panama Canal Zone stood ready for any emer- gency today the 56th independ- ence anniversary of the republic of Panama but made no open display of precaution. An air of alertness pervaded the Canal Zone as a result of calls by two Panamanian nationalists for a show of their country's flags day raised Wisconsin's 1959 high- way toll to 678 compared with 680 on this same day a year ago. Adolph Ness, 61. Modena, and Mr. and Mrs. Johannas Augusta, were fatally injured' Monday night when their auto-! mobiles and a tractor-corn picker i pulling two wagons collided. 'The'dent Eisenhower laid the corner- accident occurred on Highway 37.stone for the Central Intelligence about eight miles south of new quarters and said Ike Praises Job Of CIA At Dedication LANGLEY. va fupn of once top-rated quiz grams. He said he appeared on the pro- gram starting in June 1958 for publicity purposes, but "nobody told me in advance that I was go- ing to win any particular amount of money or that I was going to win at all." Intended No Injury He actually won he said, of which 10 per cent went to his publicity man who arranged the appearance, some went to brother, some to Spanish -and Ital- lan orphanages, and "most of the' MADISON Gaylord balance went for taxes." Nelson today urged the Legisla- ture to enact his stop-gap tax pro- gram, leaving long-range tax re- vision for the 1961 Legislative ses- sion. The governor, who is opposed to Pro" music. Cugat said he protested to Turn to QUIZ on Page 2 Enact Stop-Gap State Tax Plan, Nelson Requests "I know I broke no he said. "I know I intended no injury to any person. I know that as an entertainer I am called upon all the time to make-believe, to help] make a good show. dovi. I no task could be more important ''I suppose the producers of 'The Challenge' also want- ed to make a better show, and so they made-believe, too. If there was too much make-believe, I wish you could do something Ness, alone in his car, died in-tnan its job of gathering inforrna-jabout it without giving entertain- stantly. Mrs. Gerike. 57, died at 'ion to help the United the scene and her husband, age Preserve -peace. States'ment too much of a black eye." i Cugat Reads Statement 66, died on the way to a hospital. Authorities said both autos ap- parently tried to avoid a collision with the tractor and wagons. Mer- lin Mueller, 30, was un-j injured in the crash. In a brief dedication speech, Ei- senhower said the hush hush agency's reputation .-'for quality and excellence is a proud one." He told CIA officials that "upon! Hhe quality of your work depends in the Cancl Zone. The. United i Dfes of Injuries jjn iarge measure the success of. n States holds a perpetual lease on Donald Rollie. 29. effort to further the nation's the 10 mile wide. 40-mile-longilowa, died Monday night of in lne Cugat joined the parade of wit- nesses before the House subcom- mittee on Legislative Oversight in its expose of coaching, rigging and i conniving on television quizzes. Charles Van Doren. the boyish (appearing whiz on the program, Monday he strip of land. Van Doren Offer to Quit Is Accepted by Columbia WASHINGTON fAP) Charles Van Doren, out of one job and suspended from another, faced to- day a future clouded by his story of deceiving the public on a rigged television quiz show. Within hours of his publi- testi- mony, Columbia University ac- cepted Van Doren's offer to resign as an assistant professor of Eng- lish. The action by the univer- sity's board of trustees was made he the help of program fixing. "The government got most of it. I owe more than I have he replied. If the National Broadcasting Co. wants him to continue to appear under his contract would he do so? "I just don't know." Does he think his usefullness as a teacher has been impaired'' who had kept his composure un- der an hour and a half of testi- mony and a chaotic session with newsmen. "I think I could be a better teacher than I was before." Van Doren recalled with some pride that he had a chance to dis- cuss poetry, other literature, his- injuries he suffered Sunday in accident near Hazel Green in La- Cugat. his attorney by his side, read a prepared statement in the second legislative recess to await recommendations of a citi- zens committee on tax revision, outlined his position in a 2Va-page letter that reached the lawmak- ers just before they were to re- convene at noon. "There have been reports that some members of the Legislature intend to play politics with tax he said. "I hope this report is not true." Set Spring Target Date The citizens committee Friday set a spring target date for com- pleting its work and declined to make short-term tax suggestions to the fall session. A tax increase of some kind is a certainty because a deficit in the 1960-61 budget must fayette County. Keith H. inger, 30. also of Dubuque, a pas- senger in the car with Rollie, was killed in the crash. Also listed Tuesday was the death of Mrs. Dwight Powell, 20, of rural Richland Center, who was the third victim of a two-car head- on crash on Highway 14, four miles west of Richland Center Friday night. She died Sunday night, at a Richland Center hos- pital. Killed in the.crash were her 14-month-old son, Sidney, and Ed- ward Swanson, 47 of La Crosse. Freis-' The .Pre-sident drove here from accent familiar to radio and tele-j be made up. Nelson plans to pro- the White House for the cere- mony, after which he was flying to Gettysburg to cast his vote in the 'Pennsylvania state election. Peace Top U.S. Aim Eisenhower said peace is "America's fundamental aspira- Will Launch Sub BONN, Germany jvision fans. [pose a plan for withholding m- Cugat said his publicity agenticome taxes for a second time as thought it would be a good idea one alternative, a rate boost in personal income taxes as a sec- ond. "I do not intend to recommend any program of tax revision until to get him on a quiz show about the time his orchestra was open- ing a New York engagement. and "to this end we seek to develop policies and arrange-j" ments to make the peace both permanent and just." "In war nothing is more im- portant to a commander than the' facts concerning the strength, dis- positions and intention of his op-1 ponent and the proper interpreta- tion of those he said. At the time, he said, "I thought the quiz shows were on the jffective immediately. i "Now you are asking me a very ten." he said. The National Broadcasting Co hard question." said Van Doren, hunted the acrobatic burglar who which suspended Van Doren with tory. people on the NBC network under his contract. (Germany's first new submarine; In peacetime, he said, "the nec- "I wish that could be remem- since tne war wiu be facts are ol a different! bered and 'Twenty-One' forgot-next at the government-'nature. They, deal with conditions.! "Of course that js owned Howaldt shipyards Ilamburc Report Exiles Plan Drive To Toss Out Castro upjl know what its effect will he wrote, "and I do not believe that you, as a responsible legislator, would wish to vote blindly for any such plan." Suggestion Impractical Any suggestion that the Lsgisla- jture recess until the tax commit- tee's report becomes available "is not practical." he said. "It seems to me that it would be foolhardy to leave the State of Wisconsin without a balanced stole about in jewels from last month from a O00.a. the upstairs bedroom of Warsaw- born U S. pianist Artur Rubin- stein while the maestro was play- ing the piano downstairs. Rubinstein. 70, and his wifei Aniela were in the parlor of their year post as commentator, said it was withholding comment. The suspension was subject to the out- come of the congressional hear- ings. kitchen and the chauffeur was in the garage when the thief arrived about 5 p.m. Sunday, police said. The marauder appeared to have scaled the grillwork outside Van Doren himself was uncer- of his future plans. "I hope to be a he told newsmen. "I think I would be better at that than anything else." x To some extent, at least. Van the villa and gone directly to future d d on second-floor bedroom of reaction to his emotion. stein and his wife, police said. ked st of help While music poured forth winni fame as a the living room beneath him, he' NBC-S onetime iz show rifled drawers and jewel-boxes tie-pins, cuff-links, bracelets, ear-; was involved. deeplv in. rings, clips and rings belongmgrvolvedi in a hg told concert artist the House Legislative Oversight 'subcommittee Monday. He added Then he apparently climbed another that ..j would and to the renowned and his wife. and down from the window he had entered, police said. The thief left no fingerprints behind. Florida Airfields Scanned by Agents MIAMI, Fla. an at- tempt to stop illegal flights from Florida to Cuba, federal agents has fanned out over the state's 200 small airfields. "We've got a few few tricks in the said James F. Green, assistant commissioner in charge of the border patrol. The Justice Department, at the give almost anything I have to reverse the course of my life in the last three years." The immediate reaction was mixed. Some of the committee members praised his action in telling the truth at last, and urged that his employers wait for public reaction before making any de- cision. The one public interruption dur- ing the hearing was -hostile. The caustic remark by B. Derounian an intelli- gent adult shouldn't be praised for telling the truth brought a burst of applause. Yet as the boyish-faced. wavy- hear- haired Van Doren left the request of President room, spectators fought their beefed up its border patrol force way through the mass of reporters in Florida. to reach his side, shake- his hand, Among the airfields visited by wish him well, the agents Monday was one at One young woman got an auto- Pompano Beach, the jumping off graph and bore it away exclaim- gpot two weeks ago for a leaflet-ling. "Isn't this dropping mission to Cuba. What about returning any of the budget until the last moment." he in resources, requirements and atti- NEW YORK 'AP) Cuban continued, "It seems unwise to tudes prevailing m the in the United States andlpjan hasty the pres.- iThey are essential to the develop- Latin America will launch an all-'.sure of a deadline__on a problem ment of policy to further our long1 out campaign tonight to overthrow that has faced the state for s-o term national security and best in- the Cuban government of years and is so important." terest.-. Castro, the Vew York Mirror re-, "For these reasons." he con- "To provide information of this ported today. eluded, "I hope sincerely that th.s kind is the task of the organiza- The newpsaper in a dispatch, tion of which you are a part." The President praised the CIA's little-known work, and dedicated' the building "to serve the cause of' peace." Nehru Urges Only Partial Disarmament MOSCOW (API Prime Minis- ter Nehru suggested todav that partial disarmament is more f'om Miami said a provisional! 'government is being organized to' the campaign, which will be- gin with the parachuting of sabo- tage groups into Cuba. j Dr. E mil 10 Nunez Portuondo. former Cuban ambassador to the. United Nations and now an exile> in this country, will be named Turn to STATE on Page 2 Mother Slays Two Children BILOXI. Miss. The president of the gov- Air do' scribed as upset over her prnment. according to the Mirror. band-s J Nunez Portuondo was not ,m- J and ,uo of mediately available for comment Will Head Forces three children Monday night The Mirror said Gen Jose Pe- draza, long-time Cuban army of- h.arry B'UC" fleer will head the provisional H< government's armed forces. a'ld sible at present than the total and; Jf ex.pfesSrtFrt-, Two neighbors. Sgt ana M, universal disarmament called forjgencio Batista's reglme He by Soviet Premier Nikita Khrush-' ith Batlsta to tnc Dominican Re- heard the Bluc s other chlld- public scream as 01 'he Indian leader, interviewed The report said a broadcast by by the newspaper "Soviet.an underground radio will be said complete disarms- beamed to Cuba at 8 o'clock to- her back porch with a Iin her hand. "I shot my two kids." Mi- ment and efforts to end all thoughts of war should be the basic goal. But "perhaps partial fulfilment of this task is more feasible at he observed. Nehru said recent changes in the world had "definitely pro- duced an international detente Turn to CUBAN" on Page 2 Report President Plans Rome Visit [McCollister quoted the mother, jdidn't mean to do it. Oh, he) me." Sheriff's Deputy Claude Mille said neighbors told him that Mr.- Blue was distraught because of her husband's upcoming tour oi duty abroad. Blue's home is in Atlanta. Ga Blue is originally from Hous- Tex. VAN DOREN FACES CONGRESSIONAL QUIZMASTER In a long-awaited appearance (top) before fhe House Legislative Oversight Subcommittee in Washington, 34-year-old English instructor Charles Van Doren admitted thaf his 14-week appearance on a New York quiz program was "rigged" even to following a scripf written in advance. It was "soul-searching confession" for the winner of as fhe candid views below show. ROME fAP) Leading Italian! (relaxation of strained today reported that aj and instilled hope in the people visit to Rome by President Eisen-j- that the cold war would be hower is practically a certainty. _________ gradually done away with." The newspapers said he would' Nehru said great masses of peo-jstop in the Italian capital on his EfldofSCS i pie in all countries are .looking! way to Paris for the Dec. 19 West- 1 forward to the successful achieve- ern summit conference. WASHINGTON jmenf of an international agree- The White House, the U.S. Em- dont Eisenhower endorsed Mon- jment. He said continued improve- bassy in Rome and the Italian For- day a nationwide series of GOP iment of international relations 'eign Ministry all said they could dinners next January, designed to jean he [summit. achieved only at the neither confirm ports. nor deny the re- honor him as well as. kick off 'Republican campaigns. NEWSPAPER IV   

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