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Appleton Post-Crescent (Newspaper) - November 24, 1959, Appleton, Wisconsin APPLETON VOLLIINo.29 APPLETON-NEENAH-MENASHA, WIS.r TUESDAY, NOVEMBER ASSOCIATED PRESS WIRE SERVICE Price Seven Cents Flood Victims j Still Leaving Their Homes Some Waters in Washington State Start to Recede Seattle Weary rescue teams continued working to- day to evacuate persons stranded by floodwaters in northwest Washington. Thousands of acres of low- lands were under water but there were indications some rivers were gradually reced- ing. The Snoqualmie river, which yesterday rose to 13 feet, dropped to 8.27 feet this morn- ing, six inches below flood stage. Other streams also were reported dropping slow- ly. mally and that this make no difference. The Green river was still on the rise, however, and the val- ley towns of Kent and Auburn south of hree were still hard hit. Sheriff's officers and coast guardsmen were kept busy throughout the night answer- ing calls for aid in the Green river valley. Woman Killed An Ellensburg, Wash., mo- torist was missing and it was feared he may have become the second fatality of the area's worst flood in 26 years. A woman motorist was killed in a mountain pass car-truck accident Sunday night, the night the storm broke. The state patrol said tthe missing man was George Schaake who was to have re- turned to Ellensburg from Se- attle via Snoqualmie pass Sunday night. A badly wrecked car, reg- istered to Schaake, was found amid mud and debris on a Snoqualmie river beach near North Bend. The car, its win- dows broken, was empty. There was still no immedi- ate relief in sight despite the lowering of some rivers. Approve New Study to Curb Nuclear Tests BY MICHAEL GOLDSMITH Geneva The U. S., British and Soviet delegates to the nuclear test ban talks agreed today to start a new scientific study tomorrow of ways to detect underground nuclear test explosions. The delegates met informal- ly today to iron out details ol procedure for the scientists. There still was no formal agreement on the scientists' work program because Soviet Delegate Semyon K. Tsarap- tin said he had not receivec final instructions from Mos- cow. Review Planned Western officials considered it possible the work program might never be agreed on for- would They pointed out tha-. the political negotiations for a ban on nu clear weapons tests have themselves been in progress for more than a_ have agreed on several arti cles of a draft ever having agreed on a for- mal agenda. The scientists are expected to spend the next three weeks reviewing the latest methods and instruments for detecting underground nuclear blasts a long range. The delegations for the sci entific talks will be headed by James S. Fisk of the United States, Sir William Penney o Britain and Evgenyi Federov of the Soviet Union. Shoot Cows Trapped In Barn by Flames Wautoma Neighbors of Boyd Gustin of the town- ship of Deerfield lined up next to firemen Monday and unleashed heavy gunfire as a humane measure to de- stroy cows trapped in a barn by flames. Eight cows perished, but 14 others were lead to safe- ty. Wautoma Fire Chief Frank Schultz estimated damage at 7 Known Dead After Cargo Plane Hits Chicago Homes Kimberly-Clark Sales Hit Record Total-Is Increase Of 8.7 Per Cent Over '58 Period Neenah Record sales ofj and net earnings of for the three months ended Oct. 31 were reported for Kimberly-Clark Corporation by John R. Kim- berly, chairman of the board of directors, and William R. Kellett, president, here today. Sales increased or 8.7 per cent over the cor- responding period of a year ago. Net earnings rose 7.2 per cent from reported for the comparable quarter last year. Net earnings for the second quarter were equal to 88 cents per share of common stock compared to 82 cents per share for the same quar- ter in 1958. New highs in sales and earnings for the 6-month per- iod also were registered by Kimberly-Clark. Sales Climb Sales climbed to 020, an increase of from the total of reported for the first six months last year. Net earn- ings were equal to per common share, compared to equal to per common share, for the same period last year. "It is expected that sales will continue to improve, and that earnings will increase materially during the next Kimberly and Kel lett said in the report to vstock holders. "Demand for 'all o our products continues strong and our forward commitment indicate no significant chang Turn to Page 13, Col. 5 3 Crew Members and at Least 4 Residents of Dwellings Among Victims cargo plane, returning to Midway irport due to a fire warning, plowed into a house in ainy darkness just before dawn today and sprayed leeping neighborhood with fiery death. Killed were the crew of three aboard the Trans World Mines Constellation and at least four residents of homes drenched with flaming airplane fuel. The plane, from New York and Philadelphia, crashed hree blocks from the southeast corner of the nation's busiest airport, a square network of runways and ter- minal buildings on Chicago's---------------------------------- ;outhwest side. TWA in New York said he plane had landed in Chi- cago, discharged cargo and taken off again when a fire warning flashed on the instru- ment panel. The pilot began circling to land again when A Fireman Stands Amid the debris of a house that was demolished this morning when a Trans-World airlines cargo plane crashed about a Chicago's Midway airport. AP Wirephoto block from Neenah Man Dies in Crash Truck Driver Skids Into Semi-Trailer Jackknifed on Road Harold C. Madsen, 58, of 426 Third street, Neenah, was killed instantly about a. m. today when the bakery truck he was driving skidded into a semi-trailer truck that had jackknifed across High- way 57 about three miles north of Chilton. His death and two others Monday night brought the state traffic toll to 726, com- pared with 734 on this date last year. It was the eighth traffic fatality in Calumet county this year. The county had six fatalities in all of 1958. Madsen, a delivery driver Turn to Page 4, Col. 5 Refuse fo Sign for Gift 3 Italian Villagers Won't Take Bank Stock Paper Will be Delivered Early On Thursday The Christmas Opening edition of the Post-Cres- cent will reach you earlier than usual Thursday after- noon. Filled with news and pic- tures about the shopping wonderland of Fox Cities stores, it will be an issue you'll want to save, and check over again and again while planning your Christ- mas giving. You can plan all your Christmas shop- ping from the comfort of your own living room with the aid of this special Thanksgiving Day edition. TODAY'S INDEX Comics Deaths Editorials Entertainment House Kaukauna Sports Women's Section Weather Map Twin Cities B 6 A12 A 6 A 8 BIO A10 B 7 A14 A13 B 1 San Marco d' Urri, Italy! More than two weeks after their neighbors struck it rich, three residents of this mountain village still won't accept a gift of stock in the world's largest bank. "Nobody in this world gives away money without asking something in said Miss Gentile Cassinelli, 57. "Mother says, 'Never put your signature on anything and you'll keep out of trou- added her brother, Mario, 53. From a corner of the large, dirt-floored single room of their unpainted house their 81-year-old mother, Mrs. Vir- ginia Cassinelli, glowered at the villag'e priest and officials of the Bank of America who wanted the family to accept ownership of 75 shares of the bank's stock. in Stock On Nov. 8 bank representa- tives delivered worth of stock to the village on be- half of Victor and Joseph Sa- turno of Reno. Nev., whose parents were natives of San Marco d'Urri. The father and then the sons built up a fortune in Nevada. Although the two brothers had never seen the village, they had heard about its pov- erty and wanted to help it as a memorial to their parents. So they offered 25 shares of Bank of America stock, a' bYock worth about to each more wealth fan most of them ever dreamed of possessing. All of the 284 residents ac- cepted with delight except the Cassinellis., Father Luigi Rosasco, the village priest, also has tried without success to gel the family to take the stock. He said old Mrs. Cassinelli is afraid that if the family signs papers, it would enable the authorities to evict her from the village and put her'in an old folks' home. Carbon Monoxide Hits Choral 500 High School Students Go to Hospitals, Aid Stations SUllwater, Okla., Carbon monoxide fumes disrupted a huge choral festival and sent some 500 high school students to hospitals and first aid stations last night. Many 'were ill with carbon monoxide poisoning. Others thought they were and had to be treated for hysteria. None was considered even seriously ill. Doctors guessed about 200 had varying degrees of monoxide poisoning. Twenty-one students remained in hospitals this morning and all were expected to be released later today. Some 000 students stayed here over- night, many of them because one or two of their fellow passengers were unable to leave last night.. The youngsters were part of more than Oklahoma high school singers from 109 schools taking eighth annual part in the Thanksgiving songfest at Oklahoma State university. Another or so persons filled Gallagher hall to hear the massed voic- es. Fifmes From Buses About 200 school and char- ter buses were parked around the fieldhouse and about half- way through the performance many drivers started the en- gines to warm the buses for the trip home. Weldon Barnes, OSU public relations officer, said the fumes apparently were drawn Turn to Page 4, Col. 1 Drunken Drivers Since Jan. 1 319. Emery A. Cornelius, 50, route 1, Oneida. 320. Melvin J. Sutheimer, 29, 122 E. McKinley street Appleton. 321. Robert E. Theisen, 20, route 3, Appleton. (Story on Page A-12) Touhy Paroled From Prison Prohibition Era Gangster to Live With His Sister Joliet, HI. Roger Touhy, prohibition era gang ster who schemed for free dom and sued for it, today walked out of Stateville prison after serving 25 years ior a kidnaping he says was a hoax Announcement that the 61 year old Touhy would be re leased was made last nigh by Warden Joseph Ragen anc the state's parole supervisor, T. Edward Austin. Austin said his office had Steel Groups Face Charges the crash occurred, TWA said. In a flash a string of houses and apartment buildings near Sixty-third street and Cicero avenue burst into flame. Fire- men said 10 dwellings were set afire, some from the plane fuel, others from flames from those sprayed with gas. Describes Crash 'It seemed like' the end of the residents of the neighborhood said. 'They come over the house all the a woman resi- dent of one of the damaged houses said, "but .somehow this- one Suddenly, sounded different, the entire house shook and I could hear glass 'lying everywhere." Flights from all points of Turn to Page 4, Col. 4 Matthews Quits Banking Position Madison Guerdon M. Matthews submitted his res- ignation Monday as state banking commissioner, effec- tive Dec. 1. Last September Gov. Gay- approved Touhy's plans to live with a Alesia, in sister, Mrs. Ethel Chicago. Austin said requirements that Touhy have employment before his release were waived because of his age and because of a back injury. lord Nelson named Paul Mc- Gettigan, a Darlington bank- er, to succeed Matthpws in the a year post. In his letter of resignation Matthews said he had decided to quit his post to take an- other job. Nelson said deputy com- missioner William Nuesse will Accused of Trying To Halt Competition In Bar for Concrete San Francisco West- ern steel processors today studied a government civil suit charging they conspired to eliminate competition in steel bars for concrete in sev- en western states. The U.S. government filed suit yesterday in U. S. dis- trict court here, accusing an Oakland Trade association, six steel companies and 12 'abricating firms with getting control of 75 per cent of the market in 1958 in Arizona, California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washing- ton. Atty. Gen. William P. Rog- ers asked that the Western Reinforcing Steel Fabricators Association of Oakland be dissolved and that it and 18 other defendants, including Bethlehem and U.S. Steel be declared conspirators in vio- lation of anti-trust statues. The complaint said they con- spired to restrict foreign im- ports and impede small fab- ricators, and used non-compe- titive and collusive bids to control the market in the rough reinforcing steel serve as acting head of the in concrete known as commission until McGetti- gan's appointment is confirm- ed by the senate. Escape in North Carolina Family Robbed of Auto After Work Foreman Is Shot by Fleeing Felons Jefferson, N. C. "Ij "Oh, if I had known didn't know they had already used "re- killed a man. .that he was in that truck out there. that. Her eyes were welling with tears and her voice was trem-Lf the Blue Ridge bling as Mrs. Edd Sheets de- parkway. The daughter was scribed her brief, unwilling watching a children's televi- role in the escape of five dan- gerous felons from an Ashe county prison gang. She was alone Monday morning with her sick, 6-year- bars." Used Processing Firms The suit charges that the fabricators induced the steel mills to refuse to sell rebars directly to contractors and to channel bar stock through the 12 accused processing firms. The steel companies named besides Bethlehem and U. S. Steel are Southwest Steel Rolling Mills of Los Angles; Pacific States Steel corpora- tion, of Niles, Calif.; Judson old daughter at their home steel Corp of Emeryville, about 15 road-miles north of Calif., and Bethlehem Pacific Jefferson in the rugged moun- Coast steel Corporation of tain country a few miles west) 7-Year-Old Boy Must Lose His Remaining Eye Philadelphia (ff- Spec- .iahsts plan to remove 7-year- old Jackie Foster's remaining eye today. i Last week Jackie, his par- ents and four younger broth- ers and sisters celebrated sion show. Saw Truck on Road 'I had seen the convict San Francisco, a division of the parent Bethlehem firm. The fabricators named Blue Diamond corporation, Los Angeles; Ceco Steel Pro- ducts, Flintoka Company, New York; Her- rick Iron Works, Hayward, truck go down the road. F. A. Klinger corpora- neyer do rest until it s gone, Stockton, Calif.; Meeh- said the 32-year-old mother of four daughters. "I'm always nervous when they're in the neighborhood." The truck carried 12 pris- oners and three guards to thelseph T. Ryerson "son, Inc., day's work assignment, San Jose Steel Com- leis Steel company, Vernon, Calif.; Pittsburgh-Des Moines Steel company, Pittsburgh, Pa.; Rutherford and Skou- bye. Inc., Los Angeles; Jo- spot in the remote Cranberry Creek section. While en route, some of the prisoners cut a hole through the top of the wire cage. When the pany, Inc., San Jose, Calif.; Soule Steel company. San Francisco, and Gilmore-Skou- bye Steel Contractors, Oak- land, Calif. Christmas early. At that time William F. Handy as it wasn't c'crtam he would he dismounted. Handy was vehicle stopped, five prisoners scrambled _, through the hole and onto, thanksgiving May be Snow Day lose the eye, but Mr. and; Mrs. Eugene Foster wanted i jhim to see the lighted and decorated in case. There were presents, too. Specialists at Wills Eye hos- pital today decided, after a week's tests, that Jackie's right eye is afflicted with can- cer and must come out. He lost the left eye to cancer at the age of 13 months. I Jackie says he isn't scared. [Young though he is, he knows AP nirrphoto .what he faces. Nevertheless Bubbles, the Hippo, Said a visitors to the San Francisco zoo reg- jthc lad smiles. istered a complaint. The public's grievance about Bubble's bad breath brought zoo director Carey Baldwin on the run with a chlorophyl and milk of magnesia spray and the hippo was sociable again. It was just something Bubbles shouldn't have eaten, says Baldwin. ters, heartache they learned yesterday that Mr. Foster has tubercu- losis and must enter a sana- torium. knocked down and disarmed. One prisoner shot Work Fore- man Fields Absher, 55, near the heart. Guard Judd Jones exchang- ed fire with the felons, but one of the convicts held a gun muzzle against Handy's head and ordered Jones to drop his weapons. 7 Take No Part "I didn't want to. God knows I didn't want to." Jones said, "but Handy was begging me. He was scream- ing: kill me. They mean it.1 The seven prisoners who did not participate in the escape Turn to Page 4, Col. 2 Wisconsin Snow dimin- ishing to flurries, windy and colder tonight and Wednes- day. Outlook for Thursday: Cloudy, windy and cold with snow flurries. Appleton for the 24-hour period end- ,ing 9 a.m. today: High 39, low 30. Temperature at 10 a.m. today 31. Barometer reading 29.50 inches, with wind northwest six miles an hour. Snow accumulation three fourths of an inch. Sun sets at p.m., ris- es Wednesday, at moon rises Wednesday at a.m. Prominent 'con- stellation is Orion. Visible- planets are Saturn and Ve-" nus. SPAPFRl ;