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Post Crescent, The (Newspaper) - January 3, 1959, Appleton, Wisconsin APPLETON POST CRESCENT VOLXLDCNo.53 24 A. B WtS. ASSOCIATED wiiue antvics Price Seven Cents Ike Proclaims Alaska as49th State in Union New Flog Unveiled To Become Official On Fourth of July Washington President Eisenhower proclaimed Alas- ka the 49th state today, push- ing she boundaries of the Unit- ed States miles to the eyeview of Rus- sian soil. At the same time, the new 49-star flag, was unveiled. The presidential proclama- tion admitting the northern termoiy waa bignea White House ceremony at noon, timed to coincide with the expiration of the 85th con- gress. Several proposed flag de signs were presented to the president yesterday at his Gettysburg farm for bis final decision. The public and or- ganizations had submitted al- most suggestions. The new flag becomes offi- cial next July 4. Officials have said it would be technically incorrect to display the new flag before then, although there will be no penalty for such use. Territory Since 1906 Admission of Alaska as the first new state since 1912 marks the formal end of the territorial status Alaska has held since 1906. It gives Alas- kans control of their govern- ment for the first time, as well as a voting representa- tion in the national house and senate. Alaska's first voting mem- bers of E. L. Bartlett and Ernest Gruening and Rep.-elect Ralph J. Rivers will take their oaths of office when the 86th congress convenes next Wednesday. All are Demo- crats. Alaska's entry tarings into the Union a rich cache of largely untapped timber, min- eral and other natural re- sources awaiting develop- ment. Its area is one-fifth that of its 48 sister states and more than twice that of Texas. With an estimated population smallest of any also will add a new ingredient to the nation's politics. In 1960, Alaskans for the first time will cast three electoral votes for president. Moscow Says Cosmic Rocket Will Become Satellite of Sun Castro Prepares to End Havana Strife Rebel Leader and His Choice For President Ready to Fly To Capital to Assume Charge BY LARRY ALLEN Havana The bearded Castro rebel leader Fidel made arrangements quick flight to Havana today i to restore authority to this strife-torn capital. A Viscount airliner was warmed up to bring Castro and Judge Manuel Urrutia, the man he has designated ment would be set up by nightfall. Jubilation swept the for a 000 people in strife-torn Ha- vana triumphal appearance was not far off for the 32-year-old Castro, who drove Dictator Fulgencio Batista into exile New Year's day. The first task facing the new regime is to restore or- f or temporary and to end a general re- from their provisional capi-1 volutionary strike that has Mlkoyan Looks For Parleys With Nixon Expected to Talk About Foreign Policy Problems Washington Russia's Anastas Mikoyan is reported interested in talking over for- tal of Santiago at the eastern paralyzed this big resort capi- "f 1 tal and created a growing problems with end of the island. The prospects were good that the provisional govern- Seek Woman As Kidnaper Of Tiny Baby New search for a newborn baby from a Brooklyn food shortage. Radio stations broadcast new warnings that anyone caught looting or stirring up disorder would be dealt with on wil1 severely. Charges Betrayal Heavy squads of police, sailors and coast guardsmen to watch all gov- were assigned vital centers, Vice President Nixon when he visits the capital next week. Expected to Miss Moon Miles It is highly likely that Nix- agree to meet the Kremlin trouble shooter some time during his four or five day stay. Mikoyan, who holds the rank of first deputy premier, is also understood to want to AP Arrow Indicates Trajectory of rocket which Rus- sia launched toward the moon. Moscow said the rocket has crossed the eastern border of the Soviet Union, passed over the Hawaiian islands and continues to move over the Pacific ocean rapidly away from the earth. BY HAROLD K. MILKS The new Soviet cosmic rocket will hurtle past the moon and become "the first artificial planet and satellite of the Moscow radio reported today. The announcement that the rocket was expected to go into orbit around the sun came as it soared about three- fifths of the distance to the moon, far beyond the height ever reached before by a man-made object. The rocket will miss the moon by to miles. Jubilant Russians already were calling the new rocket "Lunik." Students marched through the streets in cele- bration and some fired flares. The cosmic rocket cut loose a sodium cloud to simulate a comet's tail in the early morning hours. The Moscow planetarium said bad weather prevented a photograph of the comet tail here but a Soviet scientist reported a cen- tral Asian observatory got the picture. The moon is now about miles from the earth. The sun is about 93 million miles away. government including ernment buildings, banks and meet with President Eisen- industrial plants. jhower, but the White House Castro's forces are firmly has made no move yet to ar- in control of the whole island i range such a meeting, rnain- but they still face the pros- ly because the visit is billed hospital pect Of cleaning up diehard I as "informal." The Nixon-Mi- Shifted today to Manhattan, remnants of the Batista re-'koyan conference appears, to where a young blonde worn- gmie hiding out in Havana, an aroused a druggist's sus- Maj. Gen. Eulogio CantUlo, be the most important being mentioned informally in ad- picions by asking for a bottle cnief of tne armed forces of the 83-year-o 1 d warmer. 'der the short-lived military The infant girl was taken junta that took over after Ba- from St. Peter's hospital last tjsta fled to the Dominican night shortly after birth, and Republic, was arrested. a bleached blonde about 30 Strongly Democratic iwas believed the kidnaper. Politically, the government will new state be solidly Democratic from Gov. Wil- liam A. only elect- ed state the 3-member congressional dele- gation. Only a smattering of Republicans made their way into the state legislature in the November elections. Still unanswered is the dur- ation of the terms which Bart- lett, for 14 years Alaska's voteless delegate in the house, and Gruening, a former ap- pointive governor, 'will serve In the senate. This will be determined, probably next Wednesday, when the two par- ticipate in a senate ceremony. Each will draw from a box containing three slips of paper marked to denote a term of two, four or six years. Rest in Jamaica Ends for Dulles Emil Fischer, proprietor of a drugstore on Manhattan's east side, told police a blonde woman between 25 and 30 came in just before 9 a.m. today and asked for a bottle warmer. He said she left and drove off in a pale green foreign car after being told he had no warmers in stock. Disagree on Weight Fischer described the wom- an as about 5 foot 3 and weighing about 110 pounds. This weight, however, did not jibe with that of the blonde seen leaving the Brooklyn hospital in a furtive manner She was said to weigh about 140. The baby was born at p m. to Mrs. Frances Chion- husband Frank Castro had accused Cantil- lo of betraying him after chio, whose is a lawyer. The infant was placed in a bassinet in a fourth-floor nur- sery adjoining the maternity ward. Eight other babies were Turn to Page 2, Col. 6 Reports Anti-Red Uprisings Hit Outer Mongolia upnsings have spread from red China to the Soviet vassal state of Outer Mongolia, a Chinese Nationalist cabinet minister said today. Li Chung-Hsin told a news conference insurgents are fighting against the com- munists in that remote and little known state. Li is chair- man of the Mongolian and Tibetan Affairs commission. Previous reports credited to the nationalist underground on the mainland have said a revolt that began in Tibet had spread across far northwest China and into Inner Mon- golia next door to Outer Mon- Washington After 1-week rest in Jamaica, Sec- retary of State Dulles plans to return to Washington to- night. But he won't stay long. An official trip to Canada is scheduled for Monday. The secretary flew to Ja- maica after attending the meeting of NATO ministers in Paris. Dulles plans to leave for Ottawa Monday afternoon, re- maining lor a meeting of Uni- ted States and Canadian offi- cials on Tuesday. Secretaries Seaton of interior, Anderson of treasury, Benson of agri- culture and Strauss of com- merce will be other American cabinet members at the conference. Pupil Antics In 'Mist Peach' Comic Favorite Rome of the lighter mo- in the life of an ele- mentary grade school In "MSM Ptacft" strip 00 Pawt- in the nursery. Kremlin leader. Mikoyan, accompanied by his son and five aides, is due to arrive Sunday morning in I New York for a 2J to 3 week] 'isit which includes stops in 0 major American cities. They left Moscow today on a TU104 jet airliner. The state department and he Soviet embassy have join- ed in cloaking his schedule with an aura of mystery. This partly due to security pre- cautions aimed at guarding ilm from, anti communist demonstrators. Mikoyan's arrival at New Y o r k's Idlewild airport aboard the Scandinavian air- iner will be guarded by more than 300 New York police- men and at least a dozen state department security ag- ents. The policemen will car- ry nightsticks. Hungarian groups have an nounced plans to picket Mi' koyan when he visits the Park avenue headquarters of the golia. One the tt JH wmm ii via wit, wnn Mtaw surf Is) tickle S x t' Blaze Strikes Wausau Stores Damage Estimated At Quarter of a Million Dollars Soviet UnltTciI Natfon, delega Korbit AP Wlrrphot. Moscow Radio Says the .Rocket Russia launched toward the moon will reach the vicinity of the moon about 10 o'clock tonight. The rocket could either hit the moon, circle around it once and fall into orbit or miss the moon and go past it, perhaps falling into an the sun and becoming a man-made planet. tion for two or three hours before his departure for Washington. Most authorities believe Mi- koyan's Washington trip is connected with the Berlin cri- sis. Mikoyan may have been given an assignment by Pre- mier Khrushchev to make known the Kremlin's eager- nets to settle the Berlin dis- pute. U. S. Military Spending In South Korea Will Total Million Ameri- Beovl, Korea can military purchases in South Korea expected to total million during the 1- year period ending June 30, 1MW, the U.S. urmy announc- ed today. Its procurement agency Mid this an increase of nearly million over the name period year. in the previous Redt Shelling of Owemoy Valpd, The ChiiwM began to- day the flrat artillery of the new year with Chinese Nationalist troops Qwemoy The reds started sbclUnf after low days of 2-day truce sand twttfi two even numbered on which they withhold fire. Woman Robber Puzzling to Police Mutt Wanted to Get Out Of Miserable Life' She Led BY GEORGE W. CORNELL New York Occasion- ally she sobbed, but her vein- ed hands were steady, her gaze level. "I just wanted to get out of the miserable life I was lead- she said. That's the nearest to an explana t i o n that investigat- ors had today from a wan. Mm. WIlMii middle-aged widow In black, had survived for the last The Soviet predicted the rocket will reach the vicinity of the moon about 7 a.m. tomor- row, Moscow time (10 p.m. CST The expected time of arrival in the area of the sun was not announced. At the time when U. S. sci- entists thought an American moon shot would pass the moon and head toward the sun, they said the rocket Wausau A spectacu- probably would be burned up lar fire that caused damage Success. estimated at a quarter of a The sovjet announcement million dollars swept a 2- indicated otherwise. story business and apartment expects its rocket to building Friday night. Fire- survivc the fierce heat around men battled the blaze in be- the center of the solar system. low zero temperatures How the Russjans didn't say. The fire broke out in Sipple Thcre was no indication of Brothers Department store how Soviet scientists ex- about 8pm., one hour before pecled the rocket to survive closing. Also burned out was, as a pianct. Flowers' Drug store. There Viktor llozikin. director of were six or eight apartments Moscow planetarium, had on the second floor of the said that it was still brick structure. uncertain what would be the No Injuries fate of tne rockct. Fire Chief Wilbur Hc dld describe it as who estimated the damage, great success said there were no known m- pcclally 'lt was' much juries and that all occupants heavjer and nad traveled and residents escaped muiry. much further than American A householder living across alternpts from the building said that The -Russlans said their some persons remained in the store after he saw flames and smoke shooting from the windows. "They seemed re- lucant to leave." the man said, but added that they fled in time All Equipment Out Nearly all of the cominun- ity's fire equipment was call- fQf GlFI IM AUtO ed out. The cold hampered firemen were forced to Wichita, Kani. A leave their .stations to go to a young motorist collapsed on a nearby store to warm up and farm home doorstep last night, melt the ice on their protec- injured, half-frozen and ex- live clothing The tempera- haustcd. ture was 1 below zero at 10 p Revived, Tony A Ruggiero, m. 19, told of struggling for an The cause of the blaze was hour and half through blind- not learned immediately mg, swirling snow and waist- Petzold said it started in a high drifts in search of help basement washroom and that for the girl he is engaged to employes failed in an attempt marry to put it out with hand extin- He left her wrapped in a guishers. blanket in their snow-stalled, car up a country road where they had been hunting rabbits when the winter storm struck. Rescuers reached the car on horseback, and none too soon. i When they arrived, Ruggi- Chlcago A thief fiancee- Deanne Davis, rocket's scientific apparatus I Turn to Page 2, Col. 6 i Fights Through Snow to Gef Aid Mechanical Lungs Of Polio Victim Stolen From Auto year by begging, sleeping in a poho vjctim's lightweight was semi-conscious. She subways and bus and rail mechanical lungh Friday responded quickly to first aid W3s BO It in ff fl oost- terminals. siircerv check Ruggiero learned later that "I can't figure said De' Messerschmidt, 32, of he had broken a wrist and tective Lt. Arthur E. Schul-1 gixhorn left the 100- injured his chest on barbed theiss. sure not the pound Multilung equipment in wire in hls struggle through kind we usually have in here, his brother-in-law's parked He She's very meek and tender while undergoing a checkup at temperature last night spoken. woman you'd ac- the University of Illinois hos-'was cept as a member of your pital. family The thief broke a vent win- Yet she readily admitted, dow in the car and took the police said, that ihe robbed equipment consisting of two one Manhattan bank of W.OOO, metallic boxes containing a n m and tried unsuccessfully yes-j battery case and pumping ma- accused of two brash to rob another a In midtown banks in the last Turn to Page 2, Col. 3 Messcrschmidt, who can re main outside an artificial lung A ii no longer than two hours, re- She was booked last night on j 195f OswegO SnOWtall turned to Elkhorn using the charges of assault and rob-' She was homeless, teM and frtcndttss. "had to do something." til 4lhA OTCH Wn tfrT an oil fwtnttnf tf wMck wm Hi ill ManlWII. Tin WIH W WBJ WWi The CMC had puttltoig toMt. The sedate, avntte- aeemlng woman was compar- atively well Broomed M black Measured at 209 Inches heavy mechanical lungs the Multilung replaced A me- The new equipment, valued1 teorotogist was obtained a what the citizens already month ago. know: 1IW was the snowiest on report in this city Ontario. Kilwfl AccMonr The hWt 10 ____ Elmer L. Loverklge reports _., flails a snowfall of Ht.9 Inches tfur-! Meptw off George L. ministry re-j were long, well cared for, her ing 1IM, mclwlinf IM roches Webster, 14, was Fri- MttoMUrta hitlmakevp December that >sl about day when he wMjrtrack by a Vera Wllaow, mnrwfr w IT. a wM- paralyied the city for a bvltat frnrn a rifle was itt.ft held Wisconsin Snow ending southeast portion this morn- ing. Continued very cold through weekend. High to- day, icro to S above, low to- night 10 to 20 below. Out- look for Monday: Partly cloudy and continued cold. Appteton Temperatures for the 24-hour period end- ing at o'clock: High SO, low one above sera. Tem- perature at three above srro. Northwest wmd at 12 miles per hour. One- half inch of new snow. Bar- ometer 2t.M inches. Sun sets at p m., Sunday at a.m.; LWSPAPLRl ;