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Appleton Post-Crescent (Newspaper) - October 14, 1959, Appleton, Wisconsin APPLETON POST-CRESCENT Of Los Angeles High Winds and Low Humidity Help Speed Flames Los Angeles A brush fire, racing wildly out of con- trol, burned to the edge of one Los Angeles suburb today and threatened another. An unfavorable forecast o: high winds, heat in the 90s and "acutely low" humidity made control of the blaze a question mark. More than 1.000 men have been called to the scene in the San Gabriel mountains 15 miles north of here since the fire started at noon yester- day. Thirteen planes carrying fire-retarding borate solution started bombing hot spots this morning. During the early morning hours flames leaped right to the doorsteps of S30.000 and homes in the foothill community of La Canada be- fore they were checked. They came within a mile of Cal- tech's jet propulsion labora- tory, key space research cen- ter. It was in no immediate danger. Wind gusts up to 35 were driving the fire toward another foothill town, Altade- na. Out of Control The fire consumed more than acres of prime brush, needed to control run- off of winter rains. It was out of control along its entire 25-mile perimeter. Center of the blaze was in a rugged, isolated area near Brown Mountain in Angeles National forest. Only one dirt road enters it, and the fire had jumped it. This meant no equipment could be gotten in. The only way it could be fought was by hand and from the air. A'pall of xyhite smoke man- tledsthe mountains.'-Fine ash- es sifted down like snow. Last night the leaping orange flames made a spectacular picture.- Flames lit the slate-gray hills overlooking the Rose bowl in Pasadena, south of the blaze: The fire is blazing along a 15-mile perimeter. A spokes- man for the county fire de- partment said it is believed the blaze was caused by aj careless smoker. Girl Testifies for Father Accused of Murdering Mother Chicago Nancy Han- sen, 6, was to take the stand today as a defense witness at her father's trial for nfurder- ing her mother. Judge Robert E. English of criminal court ruled yester- day the little girl could testi- fy. His ruling scored a major point for the defense. With the jury excluded, Nancy told a crowded courtroom Saturday that her father Duncan, 29, did not arrive at the Hansen home until after she found her mother dead. Hansen has.contended that his ex-wife Was slain by a prowler. He said his first knowledge of the death of his 24-year-old fonmer wife. Su- san, came when he telephon- ed her home and Nancy told him, "I can't wake mommy up." Tickets for Dr. Talk Available The southeastern Asian country of Laos is still in the news because of charg- es of communist aggres- sion levelled against in- vaders from the north. Fox Citie's area residents have an opportunity to hear a first-hand report on that country Friday when Dr. Thomas Dooley talks on his experiences there. Dr. Dooley will speak at a a plate, luncheon at the Conway hotel Friday noon and at Lawrence Me- morial chapel at Tickets for the chapel talk are SI and may be. Qbtajn- ed at several Appleton stores and the Post-Cres- cent Applcton office. Pro- ceeds go to Dr. Doolcy's "Medico" to further his work in Laos. Abilene High Honors Ike on His Birthday Abilene, High school students sang "Happy Birthday Ike" as their most famous alumnus, President Eisenhower, 'eft his old home town for the re- turn trip to Washington to- day. This was the sixty-ninth birthday of the president, who yesterday broke ground for the Eisenhower presiden- tial library which will house his presidential and military papers. Eisenhower took off by helicopter at a. m. on a 22-mile hop to Schilling Air Force base near Salina, where he boarded his- jet plane "for the flight to Wash- ington. The jet left Schilling at a. m. 3 Birthday Cakes The president got plenty of birthday yes- .terday and two more today. of the Abilene High school student body, includ- ing the band, was clustered around the hotel this morn- ing. As the president came out the door, two little sisters ducked under a rope hold- ing back the crowd and made an unscheduled pre- sentation of one of the cakes. They were Suzanne -and Debbie Froelich, ages 5 and 7, daughters of Mr. and-Mrs. R. N. Froelich of Enterprise, Kan. "Hello 'said the beaming president. "Thank- you very much." Sees Peril in Arms Buildup Mexican Leader Says Conflict Would Follow United'Nations, President Adolfo Lopez Mate- os of Mexico warned the Unit- ed Nations today that a build- up of arms to save peace can only end in war. He said the future of the United Nations depends upon solution to the problem of disarmament. In a speech before the 82- nation general assembly he declared: "History teaches quite clearly that it is an illusion to believe that peace can be won and supported by instru- ments of war. We know that ultimately these weapons, ac- cumulated with a desire to avoid war, will threaten peace and then irreparably shatter it." Lopez Mateos said the big powers possessing weapons of mass destruction are "in hon- or bound to desist from ing them." i 52 A, B, C, D APPLETON-NEENAH-MENASHA, WIS., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER Brush Blaze Perils Suburbs ASSOCIATED PRESS WIRE SERVICE Price Seven Cents Steel Industry Says Inflation Primary Problem in Dispute Valuable Data Gathered by Explorer VII Circles Globe Every Hour and 41 Minutes BY HOWARD BENEDICT Charges Union's Only Alternative Is Threat Of National Shortage Washington The striking Steelworkers union the country a choice between another inflationary wage crease in steel, or go without the industry's chief gotiator said today. R. Conrad Cooper, who has headed the industry's negotiat- ing team throughout the 92-day strike, defined this as union's position in a statement to the White House fact-find- ing board. 'Plain Hogwash" is what Cooper called the union's con- Cape Canaveral. Fla. that the real issue in America's new Explorer VII the strike is the companies' satellite is spinning about the desire to break the union. earth every hour .and 41 min-; The inquiry board asked an utcs gathering data about extension from Friday to Mon- space radiation and the of the time for filing its re- port on the issues in the 92-day 4-stage Juno II rocket steel strike. er. A lifted the gyroscope satellite, Cooper's statement pounded .into orbit yesterday and it again and again at what the immediately began transmit- industry calls the danger of ting valuable information. inflation if a large wage in- AP Wlrephoto President Eisenhower and Mrs. Harry Darby, wife of the former U. S. Senator, join in laughter during an exchanged banter at a luncheon in an Abilene, hotel. The luncheon was part of the day-long program at the Eisenhower Library ground-breaking ceremonies. U. S. Asks Study of Police Program to Preserve Peace _ _ t- :acing Murder Trial as Adult L'Anse, Mich. Eu- gene Paquet. 16, must stand trial as "an adult in the slay- ings of his girl friend's father and her 10-year-old sister. Probate Judge Mae Camp- case yesterday. Prosecutor William G. Konstenius of Ba- raga county already has said he will seek a murder charge against the youth. Described as a "model Eugene has admitted shooting Edward Prosland, 44, father of his girl .friend, Shirley, 16, and strangling Lila Lynn, another daughter, at their home Sunday, "police said. Survey Advocated by Lodge In Discussion of Soviet Plan BY MAX HARRELSON United Nations, N. Y., The United States called to- day for a U. N. study on a system of international and do- mestic police forces to preserve peace in the event of total world disarmament. The new survey was proposed by Delegate Henry Cabot Lodge as a parallel to discussions of Soviet Premier Khrush- bell waived jurisdiction in the chev's total disarmament plan laid before the U. N. General Girl Poisons Parents Pretended Potion She Mixed 'Thrill Powder' Olathe, Kan. T h ej ill but later said she meant to assembly Sept. 18. Lodge told the assembly's 82-nation political committee the Unitpd States would join other members of the. new 10- nation disarmament commit- tee in Geneva early next year "in giving-to the Soviet pro- posals the most serious scru- tiny." age. For one thing, he noted, gauges designed to measure cosmic rays will not be unduly Cabinet Shifts ByMacmillan Macleod, Hailsham Given New Posts In Great Britain London Prime Minis- ter Harold Macmillan reshuf- fled his cabinet today. Ha named lain Macleod as colon- ial secretary in place of Alatt Lennox-Boyd. Lennox-Boyd, under heavy fire in the house of commons in recent months because of his African policy, has left the cabinet along with Geof- frey Lloyd, minister of educa- tion. Macmillan rewarded Lord Hailsham, architect of tha conservative campaign that jled to the party's election vic- tory iast Thursday, by giving him responsibility for scienti- ion's economic demands were i fie development with the cabi- susceptible to bargaining. Hejnct title of lord privy seal, hastily added: "I don't want! i Explorer, VII joined eight crease is granted, [other American satellites, in-i A tiny wedge in the adam- cluding one orbit'ng the sun. i ant position of both parties Russia has three still driven at the close of also including one circling the Cooper's 70-minute statement, sun. but it was President David J. Space scientists were McDonald of the United Steel- pleased with the orbit attain-l workers who gave ground, takes the Explorer McDonald told the board VII 664 miles from earth at its the union's wage and benefit farthest point and as close asjdemands are "negotiable." 346 miles at its nearest had just said the un- Nearly Circular jion was just as adamant on Dr. Homer Newell, Jr., of j its economic demands as in the national aeronautics and jits resistance to the corn- space administration report-jpany proposal for changes in ed this orbit is more nearly work rules. circular than hoped for and Ready to Bargain said it would be an advantage! Panel Chairman George W. because of the nature of some Taylor turned -rlto '.McDonald of the seven experiments car- ried hi the instrument pack- and asked whether the un- a speech, sir." There rvas laughter. Then flooded by higher-altitude replied, "There diation. Newell announced one of the two satellite radio trans- is a speech, sir, a long one: yes." Later when the Butler New Chairman Hailsham was replaced as chairman of the conservative party by Home Sec. Richard A. Butler. Butler and Macleod are re- panel's Carded as members of a re- mitters was weaker than'questioning of Cooper resum-'formist wing of the conserva- hoped for and that it probably will die in about two months. The transmitter is designed for precision tracking of the satellite. Newell said, how-, ever, that when the radio stops, the satellite can be' tracked by telescopic means. Explorer VII is expected to1 ed, the steel negotiator com- mented with "some irritation: "Here for the first time Mr. McDonald says his economic Turn to Page 11, Col. 2 8 Tunisians Philippines Accept 1 r jciAjJiurcr vn is e.xpcciuu lu> A r f New U. S. Ambassador aloft _for 20 years, but itjAS roes OT Regime Manila The Philip- pine foreign office today nounced formal acceptance of career diplomat John D. Hick- 'erson as successor to U.S. will relay information for only one year. Nixon Will Go to Florida for Vacation Washington OT) live party. Butler will remain as home secretary, one of the three top cabinet jobs. The other two top posts also remained unchanged. Selwyn Lloyd stays as foreign secre- tary and Derick Heathcoat jAmory as chancellor of the 'exchequer. Macmillan created a new i of lums Eight Tunisi-jand gave it to Duncan Sandys, ans were hanged today forjformer defense minister, crimes against the regime of'Sandys is a son-in-law of Sir President Habib Bourguiba. Churchill. Sandys al- One was Salah ben will have responsibility for Najar, who was convicted weaoons radar Vice two assassination attemptsiflcctronics. Await Red Stand He said, however, that the _. United States still docs Charles President Richard M. Bourguiba know what kind of !heads for West Palm The seven others were con-t A n I and controls the Soviet Union I appointment was an-Fla., tomorrow for a vaca- victcd of organizing and tak- AflllS rfOCfUCf will accept and this is a in Washington yes-ition before stepping up hisiing part in subversive activi- to whether the Soviet plan islteraay. 'politicking next month. '-lies against the state 111 acceptable. There cannot be 100 per parents of a 15-year old died of poison early today and cent disarmament with only! Bid to West Germany 10 per cent Lodge declared. j He urged the Soviet Union to elaborate a detailed control; plan before the Geneva dis-i armament talks begin if, it: TODAY'S INDEX -s Comics D 6 Deaths C 8 Editorials A 8 Entertainment AID Ilotise CU Kaukauna A12 Sports- D 1 'Women's Section C 1 Weather Map C 4 Twin Cities B 1 (wants the Khrushchev plan to, Sheriff Thomas said rela- get serious consideration. told him the girl and her "The sounder and clearer police said the girl admitted ,parents naa been undergoing and more unambiguous the BY ARTHUR GAVSHON iving them the death-dealing psychiatric treatment sincejaccompanying plan for in-1 London Britain potion under the pretense it'January and all three had a jspection and control." he said, planning a major diplomatic was a "thrill powder of emotional more attention the pro-'drive to improve relations would give them a boost." posal itself will deserve." -with'Wcst Germany after sev-ana Sheriff Lynn Thomas of j Johnson county quoted Diane, Roberts as saying her motive' was to kill her father because he had threatened to kill her.! William Roberts, 43, the and his wife, Mrs.! Evelyn Roberts, 42, died in a Kansas City, Mo., hospital1 about four hours after they became violently ill 'at their home in Prairie Village, a Kansas City suburb. Roberts was a vice presi- dent of a Kansas City. Mo., real estate firm. Diane was an England Trying to Mend Rift With Adenauer's Government ion months of bickering with explanation for the strains Wesf Germany Bonn A quiet shift in government policy is leading to an increasing volume of jarms making in West Ger- many, authoritative inform- ants reported today. These informants said much of the capital for the German arms production is coming from U. S. industrialists. Plants are springing up for the production of short-range [missiles, electronic equip- to rncnt, military aircraft and other defense weapons. only child. Bought Roach Powder j Sheriff Thomas said the girlj told this story: j She bought some roach pow-j der at a drug store Monday, and last night mixed two blespoons of the powder in1', two drinking glasses with'' grape juice, water, flour and! sugar. "I told them it was a thrill powder that would give them a boost." "I did it because mom and dad were always criticizing everything I did, the way I walked, .the'way I ate, the people I went she told Sheriff Thomas. At first she said she intend- ed only to make her parents London been frankly Adenauer has tended bad since Prime Minister blame the British press, Macmillan journeyed to sec which he suspects is inspired JJiUJWtd JIUW ISikita Khrushchev in Moscow by people he once described shortly to start here are the last February at the height as "wire-pullers" in the for- production of Hawk and Side- of the Berlin crisis. Macmil- cign winder short range missiles Ian went without first consult- .Macmillan and his asso- and manufacture of the AH.r C'atcs havc bccn inclincd to'Lockheed F104 Starfighter, ing Adenauer. fault with Adenauer him- designed to become the luft- j Blames Press self. Some have speculated waffc's jet fighter. Now the British leader has out loild whether the chan- cellor, at 83. is up to the bur- ordered his experts to get 6 dens of office and is still able It cracking on a program to rr- to follow ncw conccnis of al. store relations between the lied polciy. two countries. He has given Adenauer told newsmen the task top priority. .yesterday that anti-German has Us cd him. He said he had com- D D i. plained of this to Macmillan ,t-mna Reports bOOSt Whcn they met last march. i In Steel Production Somc Brilish newspapers j in areei production conccal lheir disHkc of j Tokyo Communist Adenauer. (China reported today that its Lord Bcavcrbrook's em- pirc minded Sunday Ex-! steel production for the first prcss _ an cxtrcme _, ,nine, months of 19o9 surpassed discussed reports that thc: the eight million tons chancellor soon will be visit- said was produced in all of lng London and said editor- AP Wlrephoto The Army's Newest novel craft with .rotating fans in ducts on its wing several feet off the ground in a press demonstration at Ft. Bclvoir, .Va. It is a Doak 16 built in Torrance, horizontal flight. Calif. It features vertical or If the report is accurate, the t "The British people Chinese would be within shoot- have no love for Dr. Adenau- mg distance of their They know that he re- goal of 12 million tons for the sents British power. They year. Pciping radio said there know that he has frustrated was a sharp upswing in both every British move for peace iron and steel production iniin Europe. They do not want August and September "fol-lhim here." lowing the plenary session Other British papers have the Chinese communist partybccn more tactful but no less central committee in fauf Clouds on the Way Wisconsin Partial clear-' ing beginning over the northwest portion late today and southeast portion to- night. Thursday partly cloudy and warmer. Out- look for Friday: Increasing cloudiness ano warmer, with showers north and .central portions. Appleton Temperatures for the 24-hour period end- ing 9 a.m.. today: High 45, low 37. Temperature at 10 a.m. today 38. with discom- fort index at 49. Barometer reading 30.02 inches, with wind at four miles an hour from the southwest. Preci- pitation .02 of an inch at 9 a.m. today. Sun sets at p.m., rises Thursday at a. m.; moon rises at p. m., sets Thursday at a.m. Prominent star is Ca- pclla. INEWSPAPERif SFAPERl ;