Appleton Post-Crescent (Newspaper) - October 2, 1959, Appleton, Wisconsin
APPLETON POST CRESCENT VOL LI No. 84 30 Af B APPLETON-NEENAH-MENASHA, WIS., FRIDAY, OaOBER ASSOCIATED PRESS WIRE SERVICE Price Seven Cents AP TCIrephoto Here's the Way the Glowing corona of the Sun look- ed this morning during the total eclipse as seen at an altitude of feet. The corona is the upper atmosphereaof the Sun. Its shape is determined by the Sun's magnetic field and is visible only when the glare of the Sun's surface is blotted out by the Moon. Totality lasted only 56 seconds over an area just north of Boston, Mass. Can Survive Atom War, Expert Says Annihilation Would Mean Peace, Kahn Tells Civil Defense Seminar BY JACK GLASNER Staff Writer x Madison Although the prospects are horrifying, the United States probably could survive a nuclear war, Dr. Herman Kahn, RAND corporation scientist now on a Prince- ton research leave, told a non-military defense seminar here Thursday night. Kahn, commenting on the casualties, continuing radiation damage to human beings and the strategies involved, said the decision to attack could be either Russia's or the United Hits De Gaulle's Algerian Policy Algiers W) Deputy Pierre Firebrand la Gaillarde, leader of an extreme rightist group in Algeria, said today he will try to push a motion through the French National assembly condemning Presi- dent Charles de Gaulle's Al- gerian policy. The bearded former para- troop lieutenant said he is sure of support from at least 54 other deputies, "enough to form a nucleus of opposi- tion." Paris political sources, however, doubted that such a motion could get the signa- States'. If, speculated, the capital for example, he Russia cities of our al- lies, would we push the button to bomb Russia? If we did, Russia would retaliate, and the nuclear war would be on. End Is Comforting Chances of the U. S. being attacked first also leads to the same conclusion wje would retaliate and suffer rel- atively more damage than if Russia had been hit first, Kahn said. There is a view held by many scientific experts and by the military that war means annihilation, the end, Kahn 'said. This is a comfort- Turn to Page 6, Col. 1 tures of even the 10 per cent of the deputies 53 re- quired to bring it to debate. These sources doubted that'Hurricane Hannah many deputies are ready come out in open opposition Losing in Intensity to De Gaulle. Gasoline Tank Fire Reduced to Flicker Charleston, S.C. A 2- milhon-gallon gasoline tank fire burned down to a flicker today. Firemen appeared op- timistic that their long battle would be won. Washington cane Hannah, losing Hurri- a little ChisoxLead Dodgers, 2-1, After 5 Innings Neal Homers in 5th for First LA Run of Series McDonald Does Not See Early End of Strike steam but still dangerous to any ship in its path, curved northeast of Bermuda today, well away from the Atlantic coast. At 5 a.m. reconnaissance planes located the hurricane about 250 miles east northeast Chicago The Chicago White Sox led the Los Ange- les_ Dodgers, 2-1, today after five innings of their second game in the World Series. Charlie Neal hit a home run in the fifth inning for the Dodgers' first run of the ser- ies. Proves Porous Los" Angeles' infield defense proved porous, just as in the third inning of Thursday's opening game, and the White Sox pushed over two runs for a 2-0 lead in the first inning. Luis Aparicio led off for Chicago with a double down the first base line and went to third on Nellie Fox's long fly. After Jim Landis walked, second baseman Charlie Neal bobbled Ted Kluszewski's po- tential double play grounder. Although Neal recovered in time to throw out Kluszewski at first, Aparicio scored. Then Sherman Lollar singled, scor- ing Landis. Shortstop Maury AVills fumbled Al Smith's sharp grounder for an error but Podres finally retired the side. With two out in the top half, the Dodgers mustered a mild rally but failed to score. Wal- ly Moon singled to center and went to third when "Duke" Snider singled off Shaw's glove. But Norm Larker flied to right for the third out. Top Play Kluszewski, batting hero of the opening game with two home runs, pulled out of the best fielding plays of the Se- ries to halt a Dodger rally in the second. With Wills on third and Podres on first after suc- cessive singles, and two out, the White Sox first baseman made a diving. tumbling catch of "Junior Gilliam's low line drive outside first base. The White Sox got two on base in the second on Apari- cio's second hit of the game, a sharp single, and a walk to Fox. But Podres struck out Landis. The third inning was quick and scoreless. For the White Sox, after Smith had walked. "Bubba" Phillips grounded out to end the inning. There was no score in the fourth. With two out for the Dodgers, John Roseboro hit, a single to short but failed to advance when Wills popped up. It was the fifth Dodger hit off Shaw. With one out for the White Sox, Shaw punched a single to right, the fourth hit off Podres, but the lefthander retired Aparicio and Fox. The Dodgers scored their first run of the series when Neal, the second baseman, hit his home run into the lower left field stands in the fifth. It was the lone hit of the in- ning on either side. The White Sox went into the game as 6-5 favorites to capture their second straight victory over the Dodgers. After today's contest the two teams head for Sunday's resumption of the series in mammoth Los Angeles colise- um. Dodger officials reported that the Coliseum with more than capacity is sold out for three playing dates. Much of the danger of a That means that the 1959 sympathetic explosion fire in nearby storage tanks has been averted. east southeast of Cape Hat- Series will bring the fattest Civil Defense Future Under Discussion teras, N.C. 'pay check ever for players. Eugene F. Davis Elected President Of Riverside Corp. H. L Lake, F. O. Leech New Vice Presidents; F. R. Watson Treasurer Eugene F. Davis, executivei vice president and of the Riverside Paper cor-! poration, Appleton, was elect-1 ed president to succeed the late E. C. Hilfert at a special meeting of the board of direc- tors, it was announced today. Hilfert died Sept. 4. Two vice presidencies were created. These posts were fill-! ed by .Hunter L. Lake as vice' president and sales manager of school papers and Fred O. Leech as vice president and sales manager of printing pa- pers. Lake had been manager of school papers and Leech was general sales manager. Appointments Fred R. Watson, who was secretary and assistant treas- urer, becomes secretary and treasurer in the reorganiza- tion, succeeding Davis as treasurer. Davis announced the follow- ing appointments: Norman H. Abitz, custom- ers' service manager in the sales department; Victor De- Decker, general supermten- Turn to Page 6, Col. 3 Colorado Cities Start Gigantic Cleanup Efforts Denver Storm-batter- ed Colorado cities called to- day on military men, state prisoners and volunteers for help in a mammoth cleanup job. Intermittent snow and rain fell for the fifth straight day. At least five deaths were blamed on the savage storm that struck Monday night with mid-winter fury. The latest victim was Earl Lynnock, 34, of Denver. He died of head injuries inflicted by a fall- ing tree limb. Four other men died of heart attacks while clearing debris from their property. Mayor Dick Batterton, who Eugene F. Davis Hunter L. Lake said Denver's into millions, damage runs said nearby Lowry Air Force base has as- signed 50 men and is ready to provide more manpower if needed to help in the city's cleanup. The U.S. Forest Service is bringing in mechanized tree equipment to speed the dis- posal of broken limbs lining almost every street in the city. A half-dozen other cities were in the same plight as Denver. Streets were plugged with broken branches ripped loose as the snow, ranging! from 15 inches at Denver to more than 31 inches at Colo- rado Springs, piled crushing weight on full-leafed trees. Rejuvenating Downtown Post-Crescent Reporter Jack Glasner is in Madi- son to cover the non-mili- tary defense seminar be- ing held by Civil Defense leaders. Tonight's paper presents reports on meetings held Thursday, highlighted by a review of the talk given by Dr. Herman K a h n, RAND Corporation scien- tist on a Princeton re- search leave. Glasner's report on Dr. Kahn's talk is on- Page 1 and two other reports are .on Page A-3. Nation's City Planners Put Toledo Pedestrian Mall Under Microscope TODAY'S INDEX Comics A15 Deaths A16 Editorials 4 House v All Kaukauna A 5 Sports A12 Television All Women's Section A 7 Weather Map B 8 Twin Cities B 1 SPAPLRl BY BILL NEWKIRK (Hundreds of inquiries poured'to have accumulated enough' Tolcdo, Ohio In its' into city and chamber of com- data to determine whether experiment with pedestrian Sevcnty dclc' construction of permanent gallons, including some from j malls as a tonic for down- came Tolcdo to malls would be worthwhile, R business, Toledo has appraise the experiment. j Right now. the public and found itself under the micro-j Pleased by the publicity the downtown merchants an- scope of city planners all the nation. An Appleton delegation The test originally was in- of 10 city officials and 11 tended as .a 45-day experi- ment. Last Aug. 3 the city closed off four blocks of two busy, parallel streets and con- _ verted them into grassy malls Saturday. embellished with trees, shrubs, ponds, statuary, a playground and other attrac- tions. Public Favor The planners soon discover- ed they had unleased a vol- cano of interest in scores of other cities seeking a way to rejuvenate their downtown sections. Stories and editorials about the malls appeared in more than a thousand newspapers. chamber of commerce leaders will tour the Toledo mall, and one in Kalamazoo, James C. Newcomb, Post- Crescent reporter, will ac- company the delegation and report next week what the Appleton leaders dis- cover. pear to favor them. Thousands of persons from Laborites Promise the Tolcdo area have flock- ed downtown to ogle and To Reduce Taxes t spend a buck or so in the [stores along the malls. Parking Shortage GM, Du Pen! Decision Due V This Afternoon Over Billion In Stock Involved In Anti-Trust Case -MV- The Steel Union Head Appears Pessimistic as TaSks Are Resumed at Pittsburgh J. McDonald, president of the strik- ing United Steehvorkers, expressed pessimism today about a quick end to the nationwide 80-day-old steel strike. As he arrived at a midtown hotel to resume negotiations with the steel industry representatives, McDonald was asked by reporters if he was still as hopeful as he had been yes- terday. The union chief replied: "Well, I'm afraid I'm not hopeful." R. Conrad Cooper, chief industry negotiator, arrived mo- close ments after McDonald Chicago association through s t o c kj declined to comment on Mc- ownership of E. I. du Pont'Donald's statement. Cooper de Nemours Company and General Mo- tors corpora- tion, c h a 1- lenged by the government in court for 10 years, may be resolved to- day. U. S. Dist. Judge Walter J. La Buy La Buy also declined to comment on possibilities of an early end to the costly strike. Today's session was the third in two days since Presi- dent Eisenhower told both sides he wanted to see quick progress in the negotiations. Recess For Lunch Forty minutes after the morning session started two members of the industry ne- p.m. CST, is to make public his decision involving the disposition of Du Font's slock interest in GM. One of the largest anti-trust cases in the nation's history, the suit involves more than billion worth of stock. La Buy's decision could af- fect the whole national econo- my. U.S. Proposal Du Pont and its affiliates, gotiating Morse of team, John H. Bethlehem Steel corporation and R. H. Larry of U. S. Steel, left the con- ference room. Asked if he planned to re- turn, Morse replied: "I certainly hope to." He declined any other com- ment. The bargaining teams met for 1J hours, then recessed for Turn to Page 6, Col. 3 Sub Tesf Missile as of Dec. 31, owned mil-' 0 Ggraf es jf n Canaveral Blast lion of GM's shares. The Du Pont bloc was valued yesterday at more than 1-3 billion. The government has pro- posed that Du Pont distribute 43 million GM shares among cdividual Du Pont stockhold- ers. The Du Pont stockhold- ers would be given 1.38 shares of GM stock for each share of Du Pont stock they own. Under the government sug- gestion, the other 20 million GM shares held by Du Pont Turn to Page 6, Col. 5 Army Has New Rlile army today unveiled a new 90-milh- meter recoilless rifle it says will give an infantryman de- structive capabilities nearly equal to those of a medium- sized tank gun. The new weapon was said to be capable of destroying the largest known tank. Lt. Gen. Arthur G. Trudeau, chief of army research, said the weapon, developed at the Frankford arsenal here, was designed for a 2-man team but could be operated by one man. The rifle is effective up to 500 yards, more than twice the range of the 3.5 inch rocket- firing bazooka used in World war II and Korea. The weapon is four feet long and weighs 35 pounds. One man will carry and fire it, said Trudeau, while the sec- ond carries ammunition and loads the weapon. A round of ammunition pounds. weighs nine Cape Canaveral, test version of the navy's Polaris submarine missile disintegrated in a spectacular explosion high over the Atlantic ocean to- day. The sleek, 28-foot missile streaked from its launching pad, trailing its familiar tail of white smoke. About 20 seconds later it erupted with a bright flash. A flam- ing piece of the rocket, ap- parently the second stage, sped upward, then cart- wheeled into the ocean a few miles offshore. Scores of bathers on the nearby beach got a thrill- ing view of the blowup, the second this week for the Polaris.' 16 Cambodians Sentenced to Die Phnom Penh, Cambodia A special military court has condemned 16 persons to death and two. to life impris- onment on charges of plot- ting to overthrow the Cam- bodian government. There is no appeal from the sentences. Three rebel ringleaders were sentenced to death in absentia. The three are Sam Sary, former ambassador to Lon- don; Son Ngoc Thanh, long- time leader of the "Cam- bodge" movement and prime minister during the Japanese occupation; and Chau Bory, former director of industry, mines and handicraft serv- ices. Dock Strike in Full Effect Brooklyn Local's Threat to Return Fails to Materialize New York Port ac- tivity from Maine to Texas was paralyzed today by a strike of union dock workers. A threatened- back-to work movement by a big Brooklyn local failed to materialize. The rebellion apparently was squelched by top union leaders as the vast shipping tieup entered its second day on the Atlantic and gulf coasts. An industry official put Hs cost at million a day. The Brooklyn man local of the International Longshoremen's association is headed by Anthony (Tough Tony) Anastasia and often has been a thorn to top union chiefs. Move Fails Yesterday it voted to oaH off the strike in its territory, possibly as a result of heavy damage suits threatened by employers. When the test came at 8 a.m. today, as cargo handlers reported for the morning "shape up" or call to work at the piers, the only move to- ward usual operations was made by 15 men. They started .0 go to work on a freighter but were quickly withdrawn. It wasn't clear who ordered them back, but a few min- utes later Union President William V. Bradley reported trom his Manhattan headquar- ters that the strike was "100 per cent effective from Maine to Brownsville, Texas." He pointedly noted that this included Brooklyn. Bradley already had issued a stiff notice to lower union leaders that he expected full cooperation in the strike. At the same time he notified Anastasia by telegram that all internal union problems and questions would be threshed out at a meeting of officials !ater today. Many Fa mill Forced to Flee Oklahoma Flash Flood Drunken Drivers Since Jan. 1 261. Ronald K. Bloechi, 20, of 636 Broad street, Oshkosh. 262. David J. Nys, 21, route 2, Menasha. (Story on Page A-16.) and by the reactions of the merchants and public, the city decided to extend the test to Nov. 15 for a total pe- riod of 105 days. By then, the planners hope London With the voting only six days away, 'I like the says one bread-and-butter issues came housewife, Margaret Finn, more and more to the front in "The malls seem to perk up the campaign to elect Bri- the old buildings. They make next house of com. shopping more interesting." Another housewife, Mrs.! David Watson, has an oppo- mons. The labor party made site reaction: "When I come downtown I'm in a hurry. I don't want to fool around, looking at trees and flowers. Anyway, it's harder to park now." Parking space, or the lack Turn to Page 6, Col. 6 strong appeal to the house- wife by pledging to abolish the sales tax on clothes, fur- niture and household goods to counter Prime Minister Har- old Macmillan's popular dec- laration that "the way is now clear for the summit." Oklahoma City Wi Flash flooding overnight forced the evacuation of scores of families in Oklaho- ma and two deaths were re- ported today. The highway patrol said two persons died when their li-ton truck, loaded with honey, plunged into a flood- ed creek between Ripley and Stillwater. The victims were identified as Tony Jack Wells, 44, and his wife, Beu- lah, 40, of Stillwater. A heavy rain and the swol- len creek prevented the cou- ple from seeing that a por- tion of a bridge on a county road had been washed out, the patrol said. Both appar- ently were killed by the crash, rather than by drowning, the patrol added. Ripley is near the Cimar- ron river 10 miles southeast of Stillwater which was hardest hit by the floods. The national guard was called out there and a plea issued for heavy boats to evacuate families from low- lying areas. The weather bureau said the same flood stricken areas could expect more rain today, some locally heavy. Many rural bridges were washed out and schools were forced to close. Schools were closed at Coyle, five miles east of Guthrie. and at Mulhall, eight miles north of Guth- rie. Stillwater police said the city was hit by an early morning deluge, estimated at five inches in an hour. All surrounding roads were blocked by high water, the highway patrol reported. Highways in the north central area were under water in nearly a dozen places and impassable to traffic. However, with no more rain most of them were expected to reopen within hours. Condition Stable: Rain, More Rain damp with light drizzle or rain to- night and Saturday. Rain ending over northwest por- tion Saturday afternoon or evening and continuing southeast. Outlook for Sun- day: Cloudy with occasion- al rain and not much change in temperature. Appleton T e m pera- tures for the 24-hour period ending 9 a. m. today; High 59, low 50. Temperature at 10 a. m. today 55, with dis- comfort index at 60. Bar- ometer reading 30.01 inch- es, with wind 11 miles an hour south. Precipitation since midnight .10 of an inch. Sun sets at p. m., rises Saturday at a. m.; new moon at a. m. Moon sets at p. m. Prominent stars are Square of Pegasus. Visible planets rae Jupiter, Saturn and Venus. V'