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   Oshkosh Daily Northwestern (Newspaper) - September 19, 1963, Oshkosh, Wisconsin                               COOLER Considerable cloudiness, showers and cooler' tonight. Low tonight 50s. High, 60s. Details on Page 33. Oshkosh Daily Northwestern Associated Press and United Press International Ninety-Sixth Year Oshkosh, Wis., Thursday Evening, September 19, 1963 36 Pages Price 10 Cents Kennedy Asks Aid in Tax Cut Speak up in Support of Program, President Urges Nation's People WASHINGTON (AP) people like the President Kennedy hasif.ami'y prospective benefits nA cintflaH an I rua Expect 20 j In Ashland For Kennedy's Visit i ASHLAND (AP> Officials! planning for President Kennedy's i brief visit to northern Wisconsin next Tuesday expect about persons to jam the city of Ash-j land, doubling its population. j. Planning is in the hands of a five-county development group that includes representatives of Ashland, Bayfield, Douglas, Iron and Price r-ounties. The President will arrive at the Ashland-Bayfield county airport, where he is expected to make a prepared 10-minute speech, prob- ably on a conservation subject. Martin Hanson of Mellen, gen- By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS eral chairman of the committee. or deferred, declared Ken-! A One-car crash in St. tnat after the speech nedy. "It needs your help, urged the people to speak up in support of his tax re- duction program. He said its benefits would range j from new washing machines' for families to new strength I around the world for thcj American dollar and free- dom. "But that bill is in danger of being weakened he singled out as an example. The head ot such a household, he said could look to the tax cut for Continued on Page 21, Col. S One-Car Crash Kills Two People; Toll Hits 605 FAA Again Upholds Winnebago's Airport your voice. Thus through a national radio and television speech, the Presi- dent sought to light a grassroots fire under Congress on behalf of the tax reduction which he called the most im- portant domestic economic mea- sure in 15 years. The first major hurdle will come next Wednesday when the House is expected to vote on the tax program. But Kennedy was also looking toward the Senate where the bill faces a stormy time Kennedy directed his appeal all along the economic front, from businessmen to factory workers, from families watching their own shaky budgets to citizens, worried i over the government's unbalanced j budget. He asked for quick passage of the bill without a proposed Re- publican amendment tying tax cuts to curbs on spending. Almost as soon as Kennedy fin ished his address, William E. Miller, Republican national chair- man, fired off telegrams to the networks asking equal time to re- ply to the President. Retorting to GOP charges of fiscal recklessness, Kennedy said: "No wasteful, inefficient or un- necessary government activity will be tolerated on the grounds that it helps employment. We are pledged to a course of true fiscal responsibility, leading to a bal- anced budget." Much of his appeal was directed County ha's taken the lives of two Minnesota residents, raising the 1963 Wisconsin highway toll to 605, or 45 fewer than on this date a year ago. Frank Snider, 50, and Mrs. Mary Lindlow, about 50, both of St. Paul, Minn., were killed Wed- nesday night, when a car driven by Snider swerved off Highway 35 about six miles north of Hud- son in St. Croix County. After leaving the roadway on the left side, the auto plunged over a 15-foot embankment, plowed 400 feet through a field and crashed into a tree. the President will make a heli- copter tour of the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior. Hanson is the brother of J. Louis Hanson, the Wisconsin Democratic party chairman. The presidential party will ar- rive in Duluth, Minn., by plane Tuesday afternoon, and they will board helicopters for the Wiscon- sin stop and a tour of the 22 islands. Sen. Gaylord Nelson, D- Wis., says he will offer legisla- a na- tional park. On the helicopter with the Continued on Page 32, Coi. 6 Macmillan Urged To Raise Salaries Of Civil Servants Three Killed In Air Crash Illinois Men Die Near Hillsboro In Reported Collision of Planes HILLSBORO. Wis. (UPI) Three men from Streator, El., believed headed for Canada on a fishing trip, were killed today in what was thought to be the mid-air collision of two planes some four miles south of here. Kline Proud, owner and opera- tor of the Streator, 111., airport, said the serial number of the air- craft found with the bodies Stanek said weather conditions were fairly good at the time of the crash and he said an explo- sion occurred in the clouds short- ly after 7 a.m. Another farmer in the area, Virgil Donner, asid he heard two distinct explosions. Believe Two Planes Stanek said he was convinced matched that of a single engine thf.re were Planes involved Beech Bonanza which left Strea- tor today. Proud said the plane, en route to Canada, carried Eugene Mc- Million, about 55, operator of a Streator interior decorating firm; 'I heard the explosion in the clouds. Then there was a sudden roar and the he said. The plane came down about 120 yards from his farm home. A farm wife in the area said his son, Eugene Jr., about 28; (she heard the explosion in the and an employe, Elbert Dietman, j clouds and saw a body plummet LONDON Minister about 60, a retired Navy chief Macmillan was urged today to raise the salaries of upper eche- lon civil servants by 15 to 18 per cent to keep the best brains in government. A committee headed by Lord Franks, former ambassador to the United States, said the in- creases were necessary to put governmental salaries roughly on a par with industry. petty officer and former Streator mayor. Bodies Next to Wreckage The bodies of the men were found next to the wreckage of a four-passenger Beechcraft Bon- anza on the Ed Stanek farm. The second plane has not been located and search parties are being hampered by a heavy fog and steady rain which began just after the accident. to earth. The body was later identified as one from the Beech- craft. Fishing tackle and an outboard motor were found at the crash scene. Wreckage was scattered over a wide area and the fuse- lage and wings were found in different places. Vernon County sheriff's deputies said the plane had left Streator at 4.16 CDT and was headed for International Falls, Minn. Texas Flood Damage More Tkan Million PORT ARTHUR, Tex. Red Cross shelters and to'into more than Mud-splattered volunteers labored j other homes Floodwaters surged of them In the Port Acres area through the night sandbagging a' levee against rising floodwaters triggered by dying Hurricane Cindy, Damage to Jefferson County, where the cities of Port Arthur and Beaumont are located, was estimated at more than mil- lion. Eight mavors asked the govern- ment to declare the county a dis- aster area, so it will he eligible for federal financial assistance. Rescue woikers still were re- moving persons from their homes today. The Pine Street area in southeast Beaumont was one of the last areas to be cleared. The rapidly rising Neches Riv- er posed a threat to the east side of Beaumont. Overflowing bayous endangered sections of Port Acres, a southwest suburb of Port Arthur. Volunteers passed sandbags hand-to-hand like a fire brigade to shore up a levee where 800 homes were threatened. More than sandbags were placed on the mile-and-a-half levee. "We are going to keep fighting this until we lick said one worker. Water was creeping up to with- in six inches from the top of the levee. It sloshed over the top of State Highway 365 which formed a natural barrier. "There is a very real Civil Defense Director Tolbert Crouter said. AB estimated 5.000 persons fled Staiield Rebuked On Stand Outagamie County's arbitrary deadline for a joint meeting with Winnebago County over common airport problems was reached to- day, and it apparently will pass unheeded by Winnebago County whose aviation committee met Thursday night without even dis- cussing the topic. The deadline was set in a letter to Sup. Joseph F. Drexler, Sixth Ward, Oshkosh, County Board chairman and aviation committee secretary, but Drexler did not bring it up at the committee meeting. The closest reference to the Outagamie Winnebago dispute came when committee chairman Sup. Alvin A. Staffeld, Third Ward, Neenah, proposed that the recently revised statement of po- sition by the Bureau of Economic Regulation be furnished every member of the County Board. Rebuked By Steinhilber He received a stiff rebuke at this point from Sup. E. G. Stein- hilber, 12th Ward, Oshkosh, who called his attention to the com- mittee's purpose which he said was "to promote Winnebago Coun- ty Airport.'' "While are on this com- Steinhilber told Staffeld, "you should be for this air- port." Steinhilber said he had been wanting to tell Staffeld for a long time just that, and that Staffeld's proposal to single out one docu- ment from a "pile of documents pertaining to the airport con- :roversy for presentation to the Doard members presented the ap- propriate opportunity. Duties to Promote "You are chairman of a com- mittee whose duties, spelled out in the rules, are to promote this! airport. There is nothing in the rules for us as a committee to do anything with another air- port." Steinhiiber told the chairman that as an individual he has the right, if he desires, to favor the Outagamie County proposed air- port, but that his official duty is to support the Winnebago County B.Qard lCAEn designates a_ re- DISCUSSING POLICY James Palm, left, district sales manager of North Central Airlines, Green Bay, told members of the Neenah Kiwanis Wednesday noon that North Central "favors discontinuance of service at the Appleton airport and the serving of Apple- ton through the Oshkosh facility." Discussing airline policy with Palm following the luncheon meeting at Neenah's Valley Inn is Harold Graverson, Kiwanis program chairman. (Northwestern Neenah-Menasha Bureau photo) Favors Halting Appleton Stops North Central's Sales Manager Tells Airline Stand in Address Revised BER Stand Rapped County Has Best Site For Regional Layout, Says Chief The Federal Aviation Agency today reaffirmed its support of the present Winnebago County Airport as the best site for a regional airport, taking the Bureau of Economics Regulation to task for its recently revised stand favoring a new airport and stating flatly that "the FAA would not participate in an effort to pursuade Oshkosh to agree to the scrapping of its own airport for air carrier transportation purposes and the development of a new regional airport." A letter to the Bureau of Economic Regulation from Arnold Kotz, chief, airport systems planning division of the FAA's airport serv- ice, was put into the CAB area airport hearing rec- ord today and was mailed NEENAH "We favor dis- continuance of service at the Ap- pleton airport and the serving of Appleton through the Oshkosh fa- cility at least until such time as the Civil Aeronautics Airport. Staffeld rejoined that "I'll go along with you as a commit- tee. I've been a minority on gional airport in this area." This represents the official po- sition of North Central Airlines as concerns the Winnebago-Out- everything here where been a minority." To this Steinhilber replied that the majority has been following Continued on Page 32, Col, 4 H.J V" f-t J there's a6amie County airport j sy, according to James Palm, PENNY? LONDON (UPI) An 1860 gold penny was bought for Wednesday by an anony- mous bidder at a com sale at Glendming and Co. district sales manager of North Central Airlines, Green Bay. Palm's statement prefaced his address to the Neenah Kiwanis Club Wednesday noon at Nee- nah's Valley Inn. "The position of North Cen-i tral Airlines, as I have stated it j here emphasized j "is essentially the same as the, one entered in record at the re-1 i cent W a u s a 11 hearings I1 thought it best to reiterate the i position of North Central at this time, hoping to thus clear the air before I begin a general discus- sion of North Central Airlines operations. "L can happily say, gentle- men, that North Central Air- lines is enjoying a very profita- ble year: air volume and earn- ings are up about 10 to 15 per cent over last year. And, of course, we have made many im- provements during the past year or two. Of special interest to this area is the fact that we are now operating strictly Convair out of Continued on Page 21, Col. 3 OUTFOXED PETERBOROUGH. E n g- land i UPI neighbors said they didn't mind 14-year- old Barrj Rutterford's guinea pigs, hamsters, rabbits, and 50 parakeets. But they drew the line at a fnx "He was mv favontc pet." sighed Bar- ry as he put Freddie the fox up for sale Wednesday. to all parties. In the letter Kotz emphasized the FAA position that Winnebago County Airport is safe and that it presents the most economical solution to the regional airport question. The FAA questions several statements in the Bureau's re- vised statement of position which was promulgated earlier in the month and suggested a joint air- iport south of Neenah. Not Necessarily Correct "There are a couple of state- ments advanced in your position which, although not necessarily wrong, are not necessarily cor- Kotz wrote to the Bureau result in implications and judgments with which the Federal Aviation Agency coulc not agree." One of the statements "implies that the present Oshkosh airport may be less than satisfactory with respect to safety and mod- ern technological achievements while the proposed regional air- port south of Neenah would 'prove optimum in these specific re- spects. "The FAA would not approve of Oshkosh as an airport appro- priate for air carrier operations Continued on Page 21, Col, 1 Record Amount Of Newsprint Used in August Airport Will Again Operate At Profit in '64 The County Board's aviation committee Wednesday night worked out a tentative operating program calling for ex- penditures against an anticipated income of The current budget called for in payments, but fore- casts for the remainder of the year indicate that only about will actually be used. Two Improvements The only improvements antici- pated during 1964 are two proj- ects with a combined price of One is for a blast fence at the north end of the north-south run- way for which is being put into the The other is for two sets of strobe lights, one at the west end of the east-west runway and the other at the south end of the north-south runway. These aids to navigation cost for each set. The budget calls for a manager's salary for janitors (up for water and sewer (up for electricity and gas (up for snow removal for runway maintenance (down for supplies (up for insurance (up but subject to for telephone (up for building mainte- nance (down for grounds maintenance (un- and for the con- trol tower (unchanged) Surpluses Expected NEW YORK rUPl.-A record, ]n apeas are amount of newsprint was used in expected from this vear's tbf llmtprt ast mnnm rnp i___i__i i. ___ the United States last month, the American Newspaper Publisher budget which can be added to the amounts put in for next year. Continued on Page 32. Col. 2 Association reported today. jThis lncludes runway mainte- Newspapers reporting to the as-'nance where some is ex- sociation consumed tons ofi newsprint, a 4 per cent increase' over consumption in August 1962 The estimated total U S news- i print consumption in August wasi tons Asks Summit i Meeting On Disarmament I UNITED NATIONS. NY (AP) Foreign Minister Andrei 18-nation summit meeting on dis- armament during the first quar- MAD1SON 'AP> Att> Gen. "It wil! likely be in the nf 19M- George Thompson refused Wed- of a petition to the Wisconsin The proposal was made the nesdax a by Gov John Supreme Court to take leader in a major policy W. Reynolds that the attorney i said Reynolds' le-jdelcaration belore the U. X Gen- gal counsel Leonard Zubrensky. Serai Assemblj President Kenne- Balks I A I in i i ft I I 1 I I I general start court action to seat Patrick .1 Luec> on the State In- vestment Board. Thompson's action was expect- ed, and the Democratic governor immediately announced he has Hc said the court would prob-jdy will give the L S state- ably be requested to restrain the board from refusing to seat Lucey. ment tomorrow. Gromyko asserted that the as- isemblj session was opening in a Lucey, a former Democratic i more favorable atmosphere this hired Milwaukee attorneys' chairman, was appointed to i year as a result of recent devel- Raskm and Philip Padden board by Reynolds to succeed opments including the Mgning of special counsel for a court suit c. Hayclen Jamison who had re-1 the limited nuclear test ban to make a trustee on to become full-time direc-'treaty board. VOLUNTEERS LEND HELPING HAND IN TEXAS FLOOD AREA Volunteers from the surrounding areas of Port Arthur, Texas, ting up sandbags along many points of the flooding waters. lend a helping hand to save their homes from the ravishing (UP! Telephoto) flood waters of Hurricane.Cindy. The men have been set- _ Recommends High Risk Group Gets Vaccinated WASHINGTON Pub- lic Health Service said today that "high risk" groups of the popula- tion should get vaccinated i against But it added I that the 1963-64 winter is not ex-i ridiculous and last directed i ppcted to produce widespread flu Thompson to start a court surt to, joutbreato. j force the board to accept Lucey.! tor ot the board The board, acting on an infor- mal opinion from the attorney' general's office, refused to seat Lucey until his appointment has been confirmed by the Repubh-, can-controlled State Senate. Thompson held in the opinion that Lucey would not bo qualified to sit on the board until con- firmed by the Senate Reynolds called the opinion i Today's Index Obituaries Page 2 Editorials Page 6 Youth......Page 10 Society.......Page 12 Theaters..... Page 14 TV-Movies ......Page 20 Comics..... Page 20 Wmnebagoland Page 25 Sports Page 26 Weather .......Page 33 Markets.......Page Want Ads.......Page 39 SPAPFRI SPAPFRI   

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