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Appleton Post-Crescent (Newspaper) - October 10, 1959, Appleton, Wisconsin APPLETON POST CRESCENT VOL. LI No. 91 44 A, B APPLETON-NEENAH-MENASHA, WIS., SATURDAY, OCTOBER ASSOCIATED PRESS WIRE SERVICE Price Seven Cents Steelworker at Rock Bottom Striker's Family Hails Walkout End BY BOB POWELL L a c k a wanna, N. Steelworker John Kowaluk said he would be glad if a court injunction halts the 88-day-old steel strike. "Don't get me wrong. I don't want to see the union broken, but we all sure can use at least 80 days of he said in an interview Friday night. "We've hit rock bottom and there are no signs of a let-up in the Kowaluk said. If an injunction follows the President's invoking of the Taft-Hartley law Friday Kow- aluk will be one of an estimat- ed Buffalo area Steel- workers back on the job for an 80-day cooling off period. Figured 6-Week Strike "We had an idea the strike would last about six Kowaluk said. "But we sure were wrong. Things are really getting tough." Kowaluk, 28, is a tensile strength test machine opera- tor at the Bethlehem Steel company's Lackawanna plant. He lives with his wife, Caro- line, 27. and Gary, their 4- year-old son, in a well-kept brick home about six blocks from the plant. "We've had quite a time try- ing to make ends Mrs. Kowaluk said. "John's salary was a week and now we are.down to weekly on unemployment insurance. It's not enough, and besides, that isn't going to last forever." Lost They estimated the strike has set them, back "about 500." "We've spent all our sav- Kowaluk said. "We've cashed in savings bonds since the strike began, and now we don't have any more to cash." "Sometimes I wonder if it X-Ray Clue Sought in Mequon Probe wouldn't be better to break from steel, work alto- Mrs. Kowaluk said. "You just don't do the husband said. "I've got eight years seniority and when we do work, it's good pay." "We've got a few bills hang- Kowaluk added. "But the merchants have been good about them. They know what is going on. But we still have to pay them when this thing gets he said. Jungle Bishop Dies in Li ma Manitowoc Priest Served 17 Years in Bolivian 'Green Hell' Maryknoll, N.Y. The Most Rev. Thomas J. Dane- hy, 45, the American jungle bishop in Bolivia's primitive "Green Hell" region, died to- day in Lima, Peru, it was learned here. Headquarters for the Mary- knoll Fathers, a Roman Cath- olic mission order, said it was notified that the bishop died in Lima's American clin- ic, where he was flown last FCC Unable lo Act on Rigged Shows on TV Chairman Doerfer Tells Probers of Unit's Limitation Washington The Fed- Ike Names Fact Finders t To End Steel Walkout Mequon Police Chief, Robert Milke Friday night Bishop Danehy urged any physician who had an X-ray taken of Nancy Marie Ritchie, 6, of Milwau- kee to get in touch with him. The Ritchie girl and her mother, Mrs. Myrtle Ritchie, 41, disappeared last May 13 and Milke is trying to deter- mine if Nancy could be the child whose dismembered body was found in a ditch here last Sunday. Saturday after suffering a heart attack. Bishop Danehy. of Manito- woc, Wis., went to the jungle area 17 years ago as part of a pioneer group of Maryknoll missioners to serve the tribes of northeastern Bolivia around the headquarters of the Amazon. In 1949, he was made apo- Milke said that Charles Wil-1 stolic administrator of "Pan- son, d i r e c t o r of the state ,j0 vicanate" territory to su- pervise the jungle mission, and in 1953, was consecrated a bishop in his hometown of Mantiowoc. Born in Ft. Wayne, Ind., his family moved to Benton Har- bor, Mich., and later to Mani- towoc, where his mother, Mrs. Modesta Danehy, and sister, Catherine, now reside. In accordance with Mary- knoll custom, he will be bur- ied where he died in Lima. H. A. Bumby Dies Jefferson, Wis. Hor- ace A. Bumby, 69, industrial- ist and former president of the Speed Queen division of McGraw-Edison died Friday. crime laboratory at Madison had reported that some of the bones found in the ditch show- ed old fractures which had knitted. They raised the hope X-rays had been taken at the time of the fractures thus helping es- tablish whether the dead child was Nancy. John Brown's Raid, Hanging, TofcJ in Article A century ago this month, John Brown led a band of riflemen into sleeping Harpers Ferry, Va.. and took over the federal ar- senal there. For 34 hours he held out against an aroused countryside, but the raid ended in bloody confusion a complete failure. Six weeks later Brown was hanged. In the Post-Crescent to- day, there appears an ac- count of the execution more graphic than any- thing that appeared in print at the time of the event. It was penned by a well known writer assign- ed by Harper's Weekly to cover the event, but sup- pressed when the editors decided it was too hot to handle. On Monday and Tuesday of next week, the Post- Crescent will present a 2- part account of the raid it- self in which the drama, bravery, cruelty and brief flashes of compassion de- monstrated by both sides are described. TODAY'S INDEX Church Notes A24 Comics A23 Deaths A22 Editorials A 4 Entertainment B 5 Kaukauna A21 Sports B12 Women's Section B 9 Weather Map A22 eral Communications commis- sion told congress today it can't do a thing about rigged televis- ion quiz pro- grams. FCC Chair- man John C. Doerfer re- ported the c o m m i s- sion's position Doerfer i n testimony before a house committee looking into rigging of some big-money questions and an- sver shows. He said the FCC cannot: 1. Censor. 2. Interfere with freedom of speech. 3. Dig up the manpower to monitor all programs. But the big questions while Doerfer testified at an unusual Saturday meeting of the com- mittee which had planned to wind up its inquiry yesterday still were: 1. Will Charles Van Doren, first big winner in quiz shows, accept a challenge to explain his role in the scandal-scarred' Twenty One" program? j 2. If Van Doren continues to ignore a pointed invitation to testify will the house leg- islative oversight committee order his appearance? Doerfer didn't refer directly to any specific program in his testimony, but, under ques- tioning about rigging of quiz shows said at one point: This is a fraudulent prac- tice. .it is a deception. .but neither the prosecuting attor- ney in New York nor I have been able to pinpoint any vio- lation of the law. can't determine who has been harmed. -The home owner certainly didn't pay his way into the show." Chairman Oren Harris CD- Ark) opening today's hearing, said he considers the FCC testimony "the most pertinent part of our hearings." The subcommittee has aimed its hearing at determining wheth- er federal regulation is ade- quately enforced or whether new legislation is needed. Suspect Charges Revenge Motive Milwaukee John J. Watson, 38-year-old Milwau- kee Negro denied Friday night that he killed Mrs. Edna Mauch, 57, in her subur- ban Wauwatosa home on Aug. 8 or 9, 1958. Watson, testifying in his own behalf in a preliminary hearing on a charge of first degree murder, said he did not kill the woman, adding "I could never be more sure of anything in my life." Watson charged that a wit- ness who had testified against him earlier in the preliminary hearing before Dist. Judge Robert W. Hansen, made in- decent overtures to him while both were prisoners at the Milwaukee house of correction late in the fall of 1958. He said he pushed Harold G. Greer, 34, Milwaukee, away from him when the lat- ter made the overtures was told "You'll be sorry." President Uses Taft-Hartley To Halt Strike, Tells Board To Report to Him in Week Taft-! meeting here Sunday morn- Hartley law procedures un-'ing. der way to end the 88-day steel strike, a week or more may drift by before the crippling stop- page is halted. Presi dent Eisenh o w e r, in invoking the T-H law in the steel dispute Taylor Jate Friday, gave an inquiry board a week to hold hearings and report back to him on the situation. The hearings will open here Monday afternoon. The board will hold an organization Pickets From Local 1271 of the United Steelworkers AP Wlrephoto Union, Bob Geddis, Louis Pierro, Phil McLeod and James Wilson replace a strike sign at the gate of Jones and Laughlin Steel corporation in Pittsburgh; with headlines of a local newspaper after President Eisenhower invoked the Taft-Hartley law to break the deadlock in the 87-day-old steel strike. Million Hinges On Mercury, Sun Atlas Missile Launched in New Accuracy Test Cape Canaveral, Fla. The air force launched its ver- satile Atlas missile on an in- ter-continental range flight Friday night. The 85-foot Atlas, a potent war weapon slated to shoul- der the U. S. space burden, shot over the Atlantic on what appeared to be a perfect launch. Across the state at Eglin air force base, a- 47-foot Bomarc was destroyed because of technical difficulties seconds after launching and fell into the Gulf of Mexico. This was the third test at the Cape for the big Atlas missile since it was declared operational last month. All three were aimed at improv- ing accuracy. Calumet, Outagamie Farmers Could Lose That Much if Freeze Catches Sugar Beet Crop BY ROY F. VALITCHKA II Post-Crerfecnt Staff Writer Nearly million for Calumet and Outagamie coun- ty fanners hinges on the height of the mercury and the help of the sun. :'I don't sleep nights for Orrin Meyer, Wisconsin Sugar Beet Co- op secretary and Calumet county agent, said. "If we lose our sugar beet crop that's many a suit of clothes Mr. Farmer Meyer won't be buying this year." "Sugar beets stand in mud and water, Meyer said. We have 810 acres of beets at 14 tons an acre at a ton still in, the he added. "If we have a' Confers With Selwyn Lloyd The panel, headed by George W. Taylor, a skilled labor disputes arbitrator and former chairman of the War Labor board and Wage Stab- ilization board, must report before the president can seek an 80-day strike-halting in- junction. Report Deadline The reporting deadline of next Friday gives Taylor and his two fellow panel members an opportunity to try to me- diate the stalemated steel con- tract fight. The other two panel mem- bers are John Perkins, presi- dent of the University of Dela- ware, and Paul N. Lehoczky, Ohio State university profes- sor and another veteran arbi- trator. Eisenhower expressed pro- found regret that the industry and striking steelworkers had been unable to reach an agreement. But the president said both sides had informed him they saw no hope for a settlement. Eisenhower said he had no alternative but to intervene with the nation's health and welfare thus imperiled. Union Raps Ike The industry had no imme- diate comment. But David J. McDonald, Steelworkers Un- ion president, said in Pitts- burgh the use of Taft-Hartley procedures "would settle nothing on a permanent basis." A sampling of striking steel- Perishables Get Priority Nearly Spoiled Cargos Handled At Gulf Ports New York Perisha- bles continued to receive pri- ority today as longshoremen loaded and unloaded a back- log of cargo that had accum- ulated during t h e i r 8 day strike. Ports from Maine to Texas came back to life Friday as dockers obeyed a fed-l workers in the Pittsburgh eral court order enjoining thelarea brought a chorus of pro- strike. Rain handicapped Some hinted at a new operations at some Atlantic ports. Priority was given 12 ves- sels that had arrived here and at southern ports with mil- lion in perishables, mostly bananas. In some cases, the fruit was near spoiling. Ship- pers estimate the strike cost them about million. President Eisenhower in- walkout during the Christ- mas holidays after an 80-day injunction ran out. Walter Reuther's announce- ment of Eisenhower's action brought boos at the Auto Workers Union convention at Atlantic City. Reuther earlier had said that invoking the T-H law to "bail out" the steel industry would make Ei- voked the Taft Hartley a strike-breaker. Tuesday against the Interna- tional Longshoremen's asso- ciation. A temporary restrain- ing order was obtained here Thursday, is expected to com- plete the legal steps for a cool- Entertainers Killed Evanston, Wyo. Ruth Evelyn Sullivan, 37, and her brother-in-law, Phillip Sulli- van, 33, members of the ing off period that will ban Grand Old Opry troupe of further striking by the ILAJ broadcasting fame, were kill until Dec. 28. led Friday in an auto crash. Contract talks are sched- The troupe was en route to uled to resume here Oct, 19.'an engagement in Nevada. freeze, businessmen throughout the area can count on; losing worth of business. "That's the way we figure our money he said. Loss More Here Outagamie county could lose more. It has acres in sugar beets, the largest Turns Bus Into Bonfire Crash Truck Driver Had Long Violations Record North Brunswick, defective truck lighting, traffic violations mark the record of the truck driv- er who slammed into a bus Friday and turned it into a human bonfire. Roscoe Poe, 54, Brooklyn, N.Y., was pried from the cab of his blazing truck on Rt. 1 here with his leg torn and his body burned. The bodies of nine girls and a history professor, out of 41 bus passengers returning to keeping to the right and fail- ing to obey a policeman's di- rections. Three warnings in Pennsyl-; vania for speeding, passing red light and having no reari truck lights. Poe, who faces a manda-l tory charge of causing death! by auto, could not be ques-, tioned by police because of his injuries. Despite his past arrests and Trenton State college after a traffic violations, Poc's li-< night at a New York theater, cense was never revoked un-l were so badly charred it took eight hours to know who they were. As Poe lay in fair condi- tion in a Middlesex General hospital bed, authorities went through his record. This is what it showed: Two convictions for speed- ing Jersey, one of them' a few miles beyond the disaster scene on the same highway. Five tickets in New York for passing a red light, another electric? signal, der New Jersey's point sys- tem because the convictions were more than three years old. In the same hospital as Poe, one of the college coeds remained in critical condi- tion. She is Linda Mollov, 17, West Orange, severely burn- ed. and her companions, singing or sleeping on the moving bus one minute and tumbling1 afire into the rain the next, were mourned at the college campus. acreage in the state. This could come to a loss of if the crop is a com- plete loss. Average date of a freeze in a summit conference high on the agen- da, Prime Minister Harold Macmillan conferred today with Foreign Secretary Sel- wyn Lloyd. The talks were the first Walter Page, president of with his foreign policy chief 'the Menommee Sugar refin-lsince Macmillan and his con- jcry. Green Bay, said today hejscrvative party won a sweep- j believes the sugar beet crop i ing victory in Britain's par- in Calumet and elections Thurs- New Machinery May Save Crop Macmillan Moves to Keep Vote Promises counties could be harvested with new machines designed for muddy conditions. Once before, in 1951, rain knocked day. The prime minister has set an early summit parley as one of his first post-election out a large portion of a sugarj tasks. He is expected to com- bcet crop, he said. More rainlmunicate quickly with Pres- now might make even new'ident Eisenhower and Presi- ;machinery impractical, De Gaulle of France on warned. arrangements for a top-level our full part in tha constant search for peace." Macmillan has told Presi- dent Eisenhower privately he favors quick western action to take advantage of Soviet Pre- mier Nikita Khrushchev's current conciliatory attitude, informants said. Macmillan also fears too long a delay in setting up top level talks could produce new interna- tional tensions. The British consider No- vember the best month to ar- range a summit conference before the American presi- dential campaign begins to warm up. meeting with Soviet Premier 'Nature's SfomplV Up ithe Fox Cities is Oct. 9. the S. Khrushchev IJ A- I Macmillan conferred with Some More Air (Wisconsin Michigan beforc sctting oul for "lore I-OIQ Mir weather bureau his country home in Sussex company said. Refineries ifor a quiet weekend. at Green Bay Turn to Page 2, Col. 1 Eisenhower Moves Toward Creating '64 World's Fair He is expected to consider possible changes in his cabi- net although no drastic shake- up appears likely. The general expectation is that Lloyd will continue as foreign secretary at least through a summit conference, proposed for late fall or this Washington Eisenhower today named a The most likely cabinet Sugar Beets in Outagamie and Calumet county are much like' these on the Henry Van Dera farm, three miles east of Appleton. Most fields have water stand- ing in them. Van Dera holds a beet just pulled from a puddle. If a freeze comes soon, farmers stand to lose nearly in sugar beet money if the crop is a total loss. committee of three to rccom-j mend a site for a World's fair in the United States in 1964 if they agree one is feasible. "New York, L'os Angeles, and Washington, D.C., among oth- er cities have been mentioned for the proposed exhibition. The president named Harry Bxillis of Minneapolis, as chairman of the committee. Members are Aksel Nielsen of Denver, and Charles Sawyer of Cincinnati. shift would remove Alan Len- nox-Boyd as colonial secre- tary. He has held the post prime ministers and is known to be anxious to return to private business. Most frequently mentioned to succeed him is Iain Macleod, the labor minister. Macmillan told the nation Friday night that the sweep- ing election victory by his conservative party meant a cold- er northwest portion to- day. Cloudy with scattered showers northwest and turning colder southeast to- night. Sunday cloudy and colder, with a few showers or snow flurries in the northwest and extreme north. Appleton Temperatures for the 24-hour period end- ing 9 a.m. today: High 48, low 40. Temperature at' 9 a.m. today 51, with discom- fort index at 51. Barometer reading 30.00 inches with wind 11 miles from the south. Precipitation .03 inches. Sun sets at p.m., rises Sunday at a.m.; moon sets Sunday at. a.m. Prominent stars are Fomalhaut and Sinus. Vis-' ible planets are Jupiter; clcar-cut mandate "to play' Saturn and Venus. ;