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Post Crescent, The (Newspaper) - March 26, 1959, Appleton, Wisconsin APPLETON POST-CRESCENT VOL. L No. 23 56 A, B, C, D AmiTON-NEENAtlMENASHA, WIS., THURSDAY, MARCH AMOCXATED PMSS WDUE SERVICE Price Seven Cents Storm Whips From Rockies To Midwest Snow, Rain, Winds, Hail Hit Texas Areas By The Associated Press A pre-Easter snowstorm whipped across the eastern Rockies into the midwest to- day after kicking up a rash of violent weather in sections of the plains and Mississipp valley. The year's worst snow Itorm which hammered the Change Stand On Salaries Of Justices Madison Cft The senate changed position today and adopted a resolution empow- ering the legislature to raise salaries of supreme court jus- tices and other state officials terms of four or more years while those officials are in office. Legislators are excluded from the measure which was introduced primarily to allev- iate what the legislature's joint judiciary committee calls wage inequities. Adoption came on a motion to reconsider an earlier vote that killed the proposal. The final vote was 18-14. At present justices receive different salaries because eastern slopes of the Rockies! state law prohibits the legisla- left drifts waist-high in parts'ture from increasing a jus- of Colorado, Wyoming and jtice's salary during his term western Nebraska. West Agrees Conditionally To Summit Talks on Berlin depths were more than a foot Snowiin offlce- b n w Salaries Vary Sen. Robert Knowles R-New since September, 1949, re- ceives per year, while Justice William Dieterich, the most recently elected justice, in many places. Danver slosh-! Richmond said that Justice ed through foot of fresh Timothy Brown, on the bench snow. It was not spring time in the Rockies. The early spring storm, abating in the Rockies, didn't lose much of its fury "as swept eastward, powered by chief Justice John E. Mar- strong northerly winds. [tin, on the bench since 1948, is Heavy snow warnings to receive more posted for Nebraska, being chief justice, but his and Minnesota. Lighterjpresent salary is amounts were in prospect inJKnowles said, northern sections of Wiscon- -gy voice vote, the senate sin and Michigan and a bill by gen. William of Texas, Oklahoma and Kan-' GOP Might Joom Davis For Governor Friends Say He's Made No Response To Suggestions BY JOHN WYNGAARD oit-Crescent Staff Writer sas. Texas Hard Hit R-Lake Geneva, which would 'have given local units of government control Texas staggered from of vocational outbreak of wild weather. over and adult education schools. Ivanic Sent fo Tornadoes, snow, hail, rain and strong winds lashed the Lone Star State yesterday. Freezing weather followed thej g> snow in the panhandle region.! rTISOfl The tornadoes caused somel property damage and injured AP Wlrephoto Caught by a Hidden Automatic camera, Charles R. Bradley, 25, janitor at St. Louis university, is shown (1) entering canteen at the university through window, (2) closing window and (3) approaching automatic vending machine inside canteen. These are from a series of 25 photos made by the hidden camera which was in- stalled in the place after a series of burglaries in which 8150 was taken. Police said Bradley admitted the crimes after being confronted with the pictures. one person. In the western sections of Kenosha M Ivo Ivanic, and the snow belt, many roads! a Yugoslavian refugee were impassable. One death! Great Lakes merchant sea- vas attributed to the storm in1 man, today was sentenced to Colorado. Hundreds of autosj a Waupun State prison term AS TOP were abandoned as motorists found shelter in motels. Bus At Ogallala, Neb., students of not more than 45 years for the holdup slaying of Kenosha operator travel was halted at Denver restaurant tavern and Cheyenne, Wyo. Schools closed in many areas of Colo- rado and Wyoming. Arthur D. Molinaro. Ivanic, who originally had pleaded innocent to first de- cree murder, pleaded guilty night in the city's school when g sion of a felony. Turn to Page 4, Col. 1 Jobless Pay Extension Approved in Senate Program Prolonged to June 30 but Affects Unemployed Before April 1 Washington Benefic- iaries of the temporary feder- al jobless pay program who become unemployed before April 1 were assured today their checks would not be cut off on that date. Congress last night sent to President extending Eisenhower a the program bill to June 30 but limiting it to per- sons who become jobless be- fore April 1. Eisenhower is expected to Liner Crashes Into Tanker; I Dead, 3 Missing, 16 Hurt Cruise Vessel's Bow Strikes Other Ship's Engine Room Area New York Homeward bound after a pleasure cruise in the Caribbean, the luxury liner Santa Rosa ram- med a tanker at 3 a. m. today some 22 miles east of Atlan- One tanker killed, three weer missing and 16 were in- tic City, N. J. crewman was jured. Nobody was hurt on the tween representatives of the two branches. The house then re-passed the tapering off bill in almost the same form 1n which it originally cleared that body, and the senate went along. Without the agreement, thej program would have expired automatically next Tuesday. In its debate on the house bill, the seriate first rejected 49-38 a proposal of Sen. Pat Santa Rosa, which had been due to dock in New York this morning with its 247 pas- sengers. A fire broke out in a for- ward paint room of the million Santa Rosa and was not put out for several hours. The thundering crash brought a rude jolt for the sleeping vacationers aboard the cruise ship, and touched off a race of other vessels to the scene. The Santa Rosa's prow- knifed half through the stern section of the tanker and dis- Seymour Youth Struck by Car (Picture on Page C-l.) Menasha A 20-year-ol were treated for minor in- juries and one was uninjured. An eighteenth tanker crew- man was taken by helicopter to Atlantic City, the famed seashore resort, but was dead on arrival. The Valchem had been heading for southern ports carrying only ballast. Had it been loaded with fuel a sea day leave, was struck with the special sena disaster might have by a car on Highway Madison Early movers Davis among organization Republi cans are talking about creat ng a boom on behalf of Uenn R. Dav- s, former Waukesha con- ressman and ,wice a candi- date for U. S. senator, for the I960 gover- nor race. Friends of Davis report he has made n< specific response to such sug gestions, but that he is no discouraging them. Major Speech? There is an impression tha Davis" selection last week a the principal speaker at a Re publican ceremony at Ripo in connection with an histor cal observance of the party centennial was part of th plan to promote the 45-yea: old veteran of state politic for the top place on the par ty's ticket a year from now Davis is one of the state best known and most vigor ous campaigners. He serve 10 years as a congressman until the 1956 Republican stat convention drafted him as candidate against Sen. Alex ander Wiley in a primarj election. Davis lost in a na row squeeze, then lost agai in 195? in the Republican pr French Make Attendance Conditional on Progress By Foreign Ministers BY JOHN M. HIGHTOWER western Big Three agreed onditionally today to a summit meeting with Russia n the Berlin issue and other great problems. They dif- ered materially in the emphasis they placed on the onditions. A U. S. note to Russia said this country is prepared for i meeting of heads of state "on the understanding" that a prior meeting of foreign ministers at least narrows differences and prepares "constructive proposals." The British note to the Kremlin took a considerably more positive approach. It said the British would be glad to go to the summit "as soon as developments n the foreign ministers meeting warrant." It spoke of a summit meeting this summer whereas the U. S. note only spoke of such a conference as soon as the acti o n _ f" Seymour sailor, home on a 15- mary to Walter Kohler in con his "ad'mmistra-lMcNamara (D-Mich) and oth- tion endorsed the measurejers for a 15-month extension last week in hearings beforejof the program with liberal- hours, the ships wedged togelher the senate finance committee. It is estimated to benefit! about persons at a cost' of 78 million dollars. Its passage yesterday away, ........ied U Valchem, Then a freshman ugene J. McCarthy (D- xne tanker ized provisions. were until their captains decided there would be no danger of sinking if. they pulled apart. Awaits Tugs When the Santa Rosa back- its damaged bow e smoketsack of the sitting jauntily up- Circumstances which led to the collision were not imme- diately pinpointed. Weather on the ocean was believed to have been clear, though with a slight haze and a slight wind. The coast guard ordered an investigation. First word came from the Santa Rosa in a radio mess- age at a.m.: Collision with tanker. No distress." Later reporters reiterated that there was no particular emergency, although the coast guard said the ton Valchem was disabled. The name of the dead tank- er crewman was not learned immediately. He was said to nave died of burns. His fellow ed offered his proposal fol-ifor a straight three-month ex- stood by to await the arrival of tugboats for towing to port. The liner lowed some fast footwork by [tension, applying both to those !got under way for New York congress members anxious tolalready drawing benefits and! about 75 miles away, get away for an Easter vaca- to those who might qualify! Seventeen members of the tion officially starting today.jafU-r April 1. The senate pass- At one point the senate ed it 52-32. voted 52-32 to broaden the ex-jalong with this at tension to permit persons jassembled made jobless between April 1 and June 30 to draw benefits. (Sen. Proxmire voted with the majority: Sen. Wiley opposed! the The house refused to go conference Valchem crew were transfer- ,red to the Santa Rosa. Of quickly j these, three were to be hos- be-ipitalized in Js'ew York, 13 Households in Fox Cities Over U. S. Average From 1950 to 1958, ac- cording to the current pop- ulation report of the bu- reau of census. U. S. households increased 16 per cent. In the same pe- riod Fox Cities households increased almost 30 per cent, from in 1950 to in 1958. These facts, with the cir- culation growth of the Post-Crescent, again point out the fact that we are living in a growing, vital area second to none. The Post-Crescent, Wis- consin's vital newspaper, is growing with the area. Mftre news, more fea- tures, more photographs and greater circulation tvery year show how your paper growi with you. Plush Gambling Joint Raided; 45 Arrested Piermont, and local officers broke clown guarded doors and seized 45 well-heeled men in a raid on a plush gambling parlor last night. Some of the men were playing cards. Others were just lolling in easy chairs as the raiders burst in. A catering firm with port- able stoves was serving steaks, chops, salads and other food. Wads of more than were found on a number of the men. There was no sign of liq- uor around the layout. There was a guard out- side the place, 'and a buzzer system was used to gain ad- mittance. Several expensive were parked outside. A agent of the state in- vestigation commission, which was in on the called it "very important." Jacob Gmmet, chairman 10 at Midway road about a.m. today. Kenneth Woods was struck by a car driven by Miss Char- 1 e n e M. Meis. 22, 10224 Brighton drive, Menasha, as he and a companion, Andrejs Sics, 18, 1514 N. Division street, Appleton, were walk- ing along Highway 10. Miss Meis told authorities she was southbound when she saw what she thought were two figures crossing the high- way. She said she applied the brakes and skidded halfway around. She heard a thud and Turn to Page Cl, Col. 5 Turn to Page 4, Col. 4 Official Loses County Post Fond du Lac Man Held Ineligible as Register of Deeds Turn to Page 5, Col. 6 Japanese Air Forces In Drive on Walruses Chitose, Japan Jap- an's air force today carried out its first combat mission since World war invading walruses. Four F86F Sabre jets dived out of an overcast sky firing machine guns at the mammals gathered around tiny Todo Iwa (walrus in the Pacific off Hakkaido, Japan's north- ernmost island. There were no confirmed kills. foreign ministers' might "justify" it. The French language con- cerning conditions was still stiffer than that of the United States. President Charles de Gaulle, in his note to Moscow, made his attendance hinge on whether the foreign ministers meeting "permits the envis- agement of genuine progress at the top. The French spoke only of a summit session "at an appropriate time" instead of mentioning this summer. Topics Not Limited All three of western notes reserved the right of all participants to bring up whatever subjects they choose. That is in contrast to the Russian idea of confining the talks solely to Berlin and a German peace treaty. In a March 2 note the Kremlin proposed that the foreign ministers meeting, at least, be held exclusively to those subjects. U. Sr officials said that in spite of the differences in wording they considered the western notes to say substan- tially the same thing to the Russians. Conferences Indicated The western powers propos- ed that the foreign ministers meeting start in Geneva May 11 "to consider questions re- lating to Germany, including a peace treaty with Germany and the question of Berlin." From there on, they went into their divergent approach- es to the summit session. Despite the variations of emphasis the new western Richard Hinz Dies at 60 Held Offices in Labor Groups, Active in City Richard F. Hinz, 60, 714 W. Commercial street, prominent in Appleton labor organiza- tions for many years and president of Teamsters Local, Turn to Page 4, Col. 2 Fond du Lac Judge Russell E. of the commission, said at his New York City home to- today: "We cooperated with the Rocklaml county district at- torney because we believe this (gambling) organiza- tion extends beyond Rock- land county. This raid was part of our fight against or- ganized crime." Sheriff J. Henry Moch said: "This was nothing like the Apalachin convention." Sixty-odd underworld fig- ures and associates were picked up by state troopers who raided a mansion at Apalachin, a tiny upstate New York community, Nov. 14. 1957. All were released after questioning because, state police said, there were no grounds to arrest them. The state investigation com- mission and several other agencies are still trying to learn the purpose of the con- vention and what went on. Circuit Hanson to- day declared 84-year-old John' G. Brunkhorst ineligible to! serve as Fond du Lac county; register of deeds and recog-l nized Joseph Krenn as the le-j gal incumbent. Although Brunkhorst. long-j time Republican officeholder was reelected last November, the county board soon after found that he was un-j able to perform the duties of nis office. The board vacated the office and Gov. Gaylordj Nelson on Feb. 27 named! Krenn to the post. A Demo-! crat, the 28-year-old Krenn! had been an unsuccessful candidate against B r u n horst. I Brunkhorst instituted pro-; ceedings in circuit court chal-i lenging Krenn's right to hold the office and asking the court to order the county board to reinstate him. Judge Hanson refused and upheld the board's right to re- move him. He said Brunk-j horst elected to come under! the provisions of the State tirement Fund in 1946. Since BrunKhorst was over 65 years of age, he continued to hold office only because the county board from year to year certified to the state that it wished to continue to em- [ploy him, Judge Hanson laid. Patrkia, 13-Day-Old Female aoudad at Ross Park zoo hi Binghamton, N. Y., nuzzles Karen Plummer, 4, who expresses sympathy. Patricia suffered a broken left foreleg the day she was horn when her father accidentally stepped on her. Despite the cast she gets around nicely. Richard F. Hinz 563, died at p.m. Wednes- day after a heart attack. He also was active in church and civic affairs. Hinz, former business ag- ent for the Appleton Building Trades council, also was pres- ident of the Appleton Trades and .Labor council, central or- ganization for about 33 Apple- ton area union locals. He is a veteran of about 15 years with Local 563, General Drivers and Dairy Employes union, which he joined prior to affiliating with the Building Trades council. School Teacher Hinz. was on the board of directors of Appleton Voca- tional school since 1950 and also served on the board of the Community fund. He was very active in promoting labor's participation in the annual fund campaign. Hinz was active in St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran church nd was instrumental in the iuilding of its new school. A memorial to be given to the chool is contemplated. He was born Nov. 7, 1898, Turn to Page B8, Col. 6 They Said It Couldn't Be It Can't Wisconsin Cloudy and windy, mostly rain extreme south, rain or snow chang- ing to snow with possible accumulation of 2-4 inches of wet snow central portion and occasional snow or snow flurries to the north this afternoon and evening, diminishing to flurries later tonight. Some freezing rain or sleet in south portion this afternoon. Friday mostly cloudy and rather cold with a few scattered snow flur- ries. Low tenight 20s north and centrni. to low 30s extreme south. High Friday mostly in tl.o 30s. Appieton Tempera- tures for the 24-hour period ending at 9 o'clock: High 40, low 25. Temperature at 11 o'clock 36. Northeast wind at 11 milei per hour. Barometer 30.20 1 n c h e Weather map on page B-7, Sun sets at p.m., ris- es Friday at moon rises at p-m. VSPAPERI ;