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Appleton Post-Crescent (Newspaper) - November 23, 1959, Appleton, Wisconsin v v v s v x f s f V r J y two school boys who heard the baby's cries. They notified a neighbor who called the sheriff's ofifce. 'Sheriff Charles Lowry took Turn to Page C 2, Col. 1 Harvey Smith, died as the parents attempted to batter down a door locked from the inside. The mother, Mrs. Elfreda Smith 42, was hospitalized at Hayward with second degree jurns. Sheriff Ellsworth Embert- son of Bayfield county said he building consisted of one on the first floor and one on the second. The ground loor, he said, was littered with old newspapers, boxes 315. Dominic L. Zblewski, and other combustibles. 48. of 1326 Bowen street, Osh- Smith, 62, told Embertson'kosh. hat the fire broke out while1 3J6. Alvin Hilt, 36, route 1, he, and his wife, and another Pickelt. daughter, Janette, 6, were in! 317. Roger J. Hoffman, 23, --------u.. __u.-_ .-_ 622 Broad street, Mcnasha. Drunken Drivers Since Jan. 1 a nearby cabin in which the family did most of its cook- ing. Another son, Dale, 13, of 916 Ridgeland, Appleton. was visiting a neighbor. I (Story on Page C-10) Nelson that is designed to take effect July 1, 1960, and he called "stop-gap" revenue bills to take effect on Jan. 1, 1961. Republicans hold that there is no special hurry about en- acting them, and that they have a right to wait to con- sider the recommendations of the blue-ribbon tax investiga- tion before acting. Travel to People "I'll travel to every county of the state to discuss this with the Nelson said. "They'll get the greatest re- pudiation at the polls they ever he continued, say- ing he is aware that the priv- ate objections of the Republicans is to embarrass him by making a political forum out of the legislature" next May or June whictf would be just before the I960 election campaigns. "They've told every report- er here what their plans are and they've told me he said. (The Republican state sen-; ate caucus has not yet an official announcement of. its position, and there has not yet been a caucus vote otf GOP reaction to Nelson's fi- nancial program, but al Republican members have, talked freely about recessing! the present legislative session for four or five months await the report of the tax- revision study committee.) Nelson also remarked that (Turn to Page 3 Col. 1) State YGOP Calls for Nixon's Hat Milwaukee Vote Urges Candidacy In Spring Primary Madison The execu- ive committee of the Wiscon- sin Young Republicans passed Prompt-eel by Revenge Deaf Boy Confesses Killing In Sign Language Interview Olathe, year-old George Martens, a deaf boy, used sign language and his u n- trained voice Sunday to tell how he killed an 8-year-old playmate. Steven Mos- coc pleaded for mercy be- fore he died under a rain of knife blows Ir.. AP Wlrcpholo Vice-President -Richard Nixon at the piano and violinist Jack Benny played the Missouri Waltz" at the National Press club's President's Black Tie ball in Wash- ington. Benny reminded the audience that in 1945 he played a similar duet with President Truman as accompanist and decided he would give Nixon "equal time." During the concert, Benny was presented with the Laurel Leaf award of the American Composers alliance for his guest appearances with leading American Symphony orchestras. "f v A i 318. Beulah V. Gordon, 40, a resolution Sunday calling on Vice President Richard Nixon to announce his candidacy for president and enter the state's primary In April. The resolution was passed by a vote of 21-1. Ray Annen of the Milwau- kee county YGOP organiza- tion, in voting against the resolution, said he favored a race between Nixon and Gov. Nelson Rockefeller of New York for the Wisconsin dele- gation's vote at the 1960 GOP convention. the southwestern fringe of Kansas City's metropolitan area. Steven left home Saturday p_ afternoon on his bike to play Steven Saturday afternoon, George said. Coroner John Johnson said Steven's skull was fractured and he was stabbed 47 times in the head, neck, back and chest. Martens told police he lured Steven into a clump of tim- ber on the pretext of showing him a dead rabbit, and killed him to get revenge. Steven, he said, had run into George's bike repeatedly and damaged it. Sloven was the son of Ma- rine Lawrence Moscoe of Newburgh, N.Y., who is as- signed to Olathe naval air sta- tion. The Moscocs have two younger children. George's father, Henry Martens, is an Olathe build- ing contractor. Olathe is on at a schoolground two blocks jaway. A search was started Jwhen he didn't return, and his body was found early Sunday about 200 yards from the near- est house. Bicycle tracks in the field led officers to question young Martens. At the Kansas School for the Deaf, where he had been a day student six years, the boy readily admitted the kill- ing to Dr. Stanley D. Roth, school superintendent. His parents were present. Young Martens showed offi- cers his prized knife collec- tion, including the fatal wea- picketknife his father had given him Friday. He also dug out of the laun- dry chute at his home the bloodstained pants and shirt he had worn Saturday. Although young Martens has a voice, his words are unintelligible to the average person. An interpreter relay- ed officers' questions in sign language, and told officers what the boy was saying. Young Martens was'turned over to juvenile authorities. posf Kost New Hike Postponed Washing ton parcel post rates announced last week will go into effect Feb. 1. well after Christmas mailing is finished. Postmaster General Arthur E. Summerfield announced the effective date late Satur- day. Fog Shroud fo tiff And Sun fo Shine Wisconsin Clear skies over most of the state Tues- day with snow likely ex- treme north. Outlook for Wednesday: Partly cloudy and mild. Appleton Temperatures for the 24-hour period end' ing 9 a. m. today: High 46, low 31. Temperature at 10 a. m. today 34. Barometer reading 20.60 inches with wind southwest at eight miles an hour. Sun sets at p.m., ris- es Tuesday at 7 a.m.; moon rises Tuesday at a.m. 1EWSP4PERS ;