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Appleton Post-Crescent (Newspaper) - November 11, 1959, Appleton, Wisconsin -CRESCENT VOL. LH No. 18 48 A, B, C, D APPLETON-NEEN AH-MENASHA, WIS., WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER ASSOCIATED PRESS WIRE SERVICE Price Seven Cents, AP Wircphoto Because the Number of Jobless failed to drop below 3 million last month as he perdicted, Labor Secretary James P. Mitchell, publicly "ate his hat" on the steps of the labor department building today. The "hat" was a fedora shaped cake. He blamed the steel strike for crossing up his jobless guess made last spring. Sec. Mitchell Eats Hat Made of Cake Joblessness Fails to Fall Under Predicted 3 Million Washington Sec. of Labor James P. Mitchell today ate his hat a fedora made of cake because unemploy- ment failed to fall below three million last month as he had predicted. But Mitchell sent a slice apiece to the leaders in the steel controversy which kept joblessness high, President David J. may" hlfeo'percent Senate PoSSeS McDonald of the United Steelworkers and the industry's top city by the weekend. I n Urges Top Priority For Tax Withholding Plan Steel Mills Active With Halt in Strike 50 Per Cent of Industry's Men Return to Jobs Pittsburgh Steel mills throughout the country hum- med with activity today as the giant industry gradually step- ped up operations following a court-ordered end of the 116- day nationwide steel strike. More than 50 per cent of the basic steel industry's workers are back on the job, and the rest are expected to be back at work by the week- end. Mills are turning out fairly large tonnages of new steel. Only-five days after the U.S. Ike Reconvenes Board Of Inquiry in Strike Washington Presi- dent Eisenhower today re- convened his board of in- quiry in the dispute. He again expressed hope that both sides in the con- troversy will continue nego- tiations and reach a settle- ment as soon as possible. Eisenhower acted under the 1947 labor management act which provides that in- quiry boards shall report to Claims City Needs More Policemen, Traffic Engineer Safety Council Survey 'Silly, Mitchell Says (Picture on Page B-10) The city of Appleton has angle parking "from the horse and buggy a police force half the size it should be and "a basic need for a part-time traffic Gordon May. field representative of the Wisconsin Motor Vehicle depart- ment, told 250 members of the Outagamie Citizens Safety council at the Masonic temple Tuesday night. After the meeting, Appleton Mayor Clarence A. Mitchell called the report "silly and ridiculous" and told May he was "completely out of order by, making such a vicious at- tack on the city of Appleton." He said May should have ex- plained funds for an increased police force and a traffic en- gineer would have to come from property taxes. May said according to the National Safety council traf- fic inventory, which studies the traffic problems of indi- vidual communities and com- pares them with communities of the same size, Appleton rates tenth out of 12 Wiscon- sin cities in the to population group. Need Traffic Engineer A trained, part-time traffic the "president-60 days after I engineer is the basic need, he a strike has been ended by At present traffic engi- an 80-day court; injunction. supreme court upheld a Taft- llartley injunction ending the strike, the corporation big U. S. Steel reported mills producing above 25 per cent of capacity. The firm said it neering is an afterthought, and city engineers usually are occupied with other problems. He said a traffic engineer should provide for parallel parking in the business dis- Turn to Page 10, Col. 1 bargainer, R. Conrad Coo- per. was a couple of hundred thousand off in my predic- tions, due entirely to the steel strike, not to any weakness in our Mitchell said. Unemployment in October was though employ- ment was a record for the month. Official Figures Mitchell in April predicted that by last month employ- ment would rise te 67 million and joblessness would drop below 3 million. When AFL-CIO President George Meany accused him of i Case of Confusion talking through his hat. Mit-'_ _ _ chell promised to eat his head- piece on the front steps of the labor department if he were proved wrong. Aides to the secretary had a hat made of cake so the Turn to Page 7, Col. 2 Meany Asks Continued Support for Strikers Washington AFL-CIO President George Meany call- ed on the federation's 13i mil- lion members today to con- tinue their steel strike contri- butions despite the strike's end. The AFL-CIO voted in Sep- tember to try to get each member to donate one nour's pay each month to help the striking Steelworkers. city by Jones and Laughlin steel'2 said it expects to produce 40 per cent this week. Although the long idled mills swung into production relatively fast, industry sourc- es say it will be four to six weeks before the mills can produce at the normal rate of about 90 per cent. Drunken Drivers Since Jan. 1 307. Norman Paulson, 39, of 539 W. Brewster street, Apple- ton. (Story on Page B-10) Salute Rural Youth on Farm Pages Today The Post-Crescent farm pages that run each Wed- nesday are filled with news and happenings on the agricultural scene. This "section makes interesting reading for all families, rural and urban. Today's farm section in- cludes a special report on activities of rural youth in area 4-H clubs and infor- mation on what the "pur- poses and accomplish- ments of the organization are. For a better understand- ing of the problems facing farmers today, read the farm today and ev- ery wfiek. The federal in- dicted by Wisconsin politi- cians, was working today to TODAY'S INDEX Comics C 6 Deaths BIO Editorials A 6 Entertainment B 9 Farm Section C 8 Harry Golden D 5 House C 7 Kaukauna D 4, 5 Sports D Women's Section C 1 Weather Map BIO Twin Cities B 1 Innocent State Berry consin cranberry. Wisconsin state department of agriculture experts and cranberry industry spokesmen already have assured Fox Cities housewives the berries on their store shelves are not contaminated as charged. In Wisconsin, Red Owl, Krambo, National Tea, the and the Godfrey com- pany, wholesalers for Sentry and IGA stores, have in- structed their -outlets not to sell cranberries in any form until the case is cleared up. Howl For' Scalp The confusing case started Monday when Arthur S. Flem- ming, secretary of health, education .and welfare, told .a Washington D. C. news con- ference that part of the cran- berry crop in the states of Washington and Oregon is contaminated. Flemming said improper use of a weed killer, aminotria- zolc hfed caused contamina- tion. chemical, fed to rats over a 2-year period, caused thyroid cancer, he said. Objections pelted Flemming from Massachusetts, Wiscon- sin and New Jersey cranber- ry growers. The gigantic scare had nothing to do with them, they asserted.' West coast' berries are sold on the west coast, not in their mar- .'i Icet areas, they said. They tiowled for Flemming's scalp. Industry spokesmen in Wis- consin were emphatic. Only Wisconsin-grown berries are sold in Wisconsin, and those Turn to Page 7, Col. 3 Madison Two assem- bly bills were enacted into law today over the veto of Gov. Gaylord N'elson. Senate concurrence in over- FCC Trying to Define Powers Television, Radio Involved in New U. S. Investigation Washington _ Televi- sion and radio figure in a new investigation. It could mean a government crackdown on rigged quizzes, paid-off disc jockeys, and offensive com- mercials. In a surprise turnabout yes- terday, the federal communi- cations commission announc- ed it would begin hearings soon to find out whether it has power to punish fakery in broadcasting. If it lacks the power, the commission said, it might ask congress for new laws. Until now, the commission has ruled it lacks authority to check program content, ex- cept to keep out obscenity and Fate of New Revenue Bill Appears Dim Lawmakers Likely To Stand by Early Reaction to Items BY JOHN WYNGAARD Madison Bureau Madison Gov. Nelson will be extraordinarily lucky or will show himself to be a powerful political salesman if he puts through the legisla- ture the tax program he de- scribed today to the lawmak- ers as "stop-gap." The odds are heavy that the lawmakers will cut to rib- bons the withholding bill for income tax collections that they spurned earlier this year, and which the governor] admits he prefers as a means of getting himself out of the financial difficulties that con- front him. GOP Reluctance The Nelson alternative, suggesting a revision upward of personal income tax rates and higher taxes on banks, building and loan associa- tions, tobacco and cigarets has only a slightly more cheerful prospect. The legis- lature has repeatedly in the past refused to enact some of those propositions separately. Besides, there .is a political reluctance among the Repub- licans to consider any kind of "stop gap" money raising now, and a strong inclination Turn to Page 7, Col. 1 Garcia Party Trails But Gains Rapidly Manila President Carlos P. Garcia's big, well heeled nacionalista party ma- chine began piling up election leads from remote areas of the Philippines today. But five Submits Two Stopgap Packages; Sees Threat of State Financial Chaos BY ROGER BLOBAUM Gaylord Nelson placed two stop- gap tax packages before the Legislature today and ned a top priority label on one built around a withhold- ing plan. Failure to balance the budget now with these or some other tax proposal, the Democratic chief executive warn- ed, "would be pushing the state to the brink of financial lotteries. The new policy of Garcia's opponents still led came after a unanimous vote of five members. The two oth- er commissioners are out of the country. Part of Inquiry The commission will handle in the battle for eight seats in the national senate. With about a third of the votes in yesterday's nation- wide election reported, Garcia candidates were pushing oppo- ill riding the vetoes came in roll jts new study as part of an'sition leaders. The president's call votes that had more than iRqUjry n already has under-! reelection in 1961 -nto network helped by strong a two-thirds majority favor- ing the action. One of the new acts re- quires the state highway com- mission to provide mainte- nance for any county trunk, town road, or city or village street used in detour routing. Nelson said that purpose had'already been accomplish- ed by a policy change that ob- lating to program selection. Tt said it was acting as a result of disclosures by a house investigating subcom- mittee that producers have rigged quiz shows by feeding answers to contestants. Other irregularities also were dis- closed. The FCC investigation will anti-Garcia vote in the cities. chaos." His remarks were includ- ed in a tax message to a joint legislative session. The package containing Nelson's once-defeated with- holding plan also would re- move the 20 per cent surtax on 1960 personal income, re- peal the 1947 skim-off on in- come tax distribution to lo- calities, and provide three special tax provisions. This plan would raise Would Cover Deficit The alternative package, de- signed to raise would boost income tax rates three-fourths of 1 per -cent along the entire rate scale. It also would increase person- al exemptions from to reduce the surtax on 1960 in- come to 15 per cent, repeal the skimoff, and provide the three special tax provisions. Both plans would raise enough to cover the 000 second-year deficit plus in additional ap- Turn to Page 7, Col. 1 Ike Will Confer With Spain's Chief Washington P r e s i- dent Eisenhower will visit Spain's Generalissimo Fran- cisco Franco Madrid on Dec. 21, diplomatic sources reported today. Eisenhower will fly to Ma- drid after his Paris meeting with western leaders, the sources said. An official announcement of this addition to Eisenhow- er's 9-nation tour was expect- ed later today. Eisenhower will have din- ner with Franco, informants said, and remain overnight in Madrid before proceeding to Morocco. R.W.Coolidge Dies in Crash Former Condensing Company Sales Head Killed in New York Roy W. Coolidge, 57, Mas- sena, N. Y., former vice pres- ident and director of sales for the Western Condensing com- pany, Appleton, was killed in U. S. Warned of Danger In Chemical Warfare ligatcd the commission to parallel that of the justice de- make local road repairs as partment. the damage occurred. The second new act allows Governor Won't Quit slate traffic law violations to' _ enter court pleas and arrange Become Senator for trial dates by mail rath- er than in person. The Republican controlled Fargo, N. D. Gov. BY FRANK CAREY i at the army chemical center, Washington The na-' at Edgewood arsenal near Ft. tion must be ready for a type Meade, Md., told about this of chemical warfare that .possibility in an address to could stun or incapacitate'the Association of Military troops and civilians without Surgeons of the United States. Roy W. Coolidge an auto accident Tuesday mornfng. He was. born Nov. 6, 1902, in Adams, N. Y. From 1943 to 1954 he worked 'in Apple-1" ton at Western Condensing, Before then he 'was a sales, executive with American Cy- animide company. A solemn requiem high mass will be said at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary Catholic, church, Appleton, with burial in the parish cemetery. Friends may call at the Brett- schneider Funeral home aft- er 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. The rosary will be recited at p.m. Friday. Survivors include his wid- ow and one son, John, Mas- sena. John E. Davis says he will not killing them, an army He indicated that the Unit- resign to get himself appoint- senate also overrode the as successor to Sen. Wil- ernor's veto on one of its own'liam Langer (R who bills. jdied Saturday night. The measure forcei But the 46-year old gover- tist said today. CM Stops Making oa.u ..uuaj. >ca btates possesses ana as-1 D f He said this would Russia does also thelV-CirS beCQUSe Ot a would-be conqueror to sub-'unjdentified chemicals due the people until he had'mignt be necded. These would 01661 captured their territory but have capabilities of temporar- counties to pay a countyjnor, a decorated World war II without destroying their abil- jiy causing such things as a school superintendent a remains the most to work for him later ary at least equal to that re-ic h o i c e for the Republican prisoners. ccived by supervising teach-j nomination in a special elcc- ers under his jurisdiction, jtion to fill the vacancy. blindness.mpair ors' ment of hearing, paralysis, ?r- cor. Detroit General Mot- rld's largest auto mak- suspend all car'build- Lt. Col. Douglas rigidity! tremors? for an indefinite period director of medical other ailments. after today bccause of a lack U.S. Has He said that such agents that could pro-'Corvair-newcTt "of" _ w.- duce physical incapacitation models_ It will roU there are the assembly line at (capable of producing a Wlllow Run about 10 i porary condition mimicking p m insanity, or inducing halluci-j General Motors has exhaust- nations or tranquilizmg a its stcei SUppiies. Although j The United States has are now back at i effective antidote for at least1 the mills. one type of temporary inca- jpacitation, Lindsey said, and is carrying on considerable'Mercury's Down, research in the whole field of, chemical warfare and its' More Cold Expected countermeasures. Smoke Billows From a Green Bay and Western, railroad bridge across the Fox river at Green Bay in a fire which damaged over 100 feet of trestles and pier rests Tuesday afternoon. Trains were using tha AP Wlrephoto bridge within eight hours, however, after temporary repairs. Cause of the fire was undetermined but of- ficials theorized a passing train may have dropped a fuse which became imbedded in the trestle. But he urged all military doctors to ground themselves in chemical warfare knowl- edge, adding: "Since we do not know, and never will know exactly what the enemy is going to throw at us, or when, the military medical profession must be prepared for anything. Quick clinical diagnosis; logical ap- praisal; and rational immedi. ate counteraction are requir- ed. These things can be ob- tained only from a profession which is well-grounded in bas- is medical sciences; and backed by the judgment ob tained from wide clinical ex- perience. Technical manuals will never alone Partly cloudy and colder tonight with a few snow flumes likely northeast portion. Thursday partly cloudy. Continued cold. Outlook for Friday: Mostly cloudy and cold with light snow likely. Appleton Temperatures for the 24-hour period end- ing 9 a.m. today: High 54, low 30. Temperature at 10 a.m. today 27, with tfie die- comfort index 51. Barometer reading 29.98 inches with wind north and northwest 14 to 16 miles an hour. Sun sets at p.m., rises Thursday at a.m.; moon sets Thursday at a.m. Prominent stars aro Big Dipper, SPAPJLRl ;