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Appleton Post-Crescent (Newspaper) - October 16, 1959, Appleton, Wisconsin APPLETON POST CRESCENT VOL. LI No. 96 30 A, B APPLETON-NEENAH-MENASHA, WIS., FRIDAY, OCTOBER ASSOCIATED PRESS WIRE SERVICE Price Seven Cents Danger Lessens In California Fire Districts Flames Still Out Of Control But Winds Die Down Los pros- pect of favorable wind condi- tions stirred modest optimism today as men opened the fourth day of fighting against a hungry foothill brush fire. The sprawling fire, blamed on a careless smoker, was still out of control after cov- Asks Laws to Help Prevent Youth Crimes New York Mayor Robert F. Wagner wants new state laws to quell youth crime in New York City. Wagner yesterday revealed his "anti-juvenile delinquen- cy" program and said it rep- resents the joint findings and recommendations of New York's five district attorneys, the police department, the city administrator's office, the youth board, and the city's corporation counsel. Among the suggested laws: Lower the age of prosecu- tion for major crimes from 16 to 15. License all dealers in rifles and shotguns and require them to keep proper records Industry Agrees on Study of Union's Plan to En a11 tne'r transactions, ering more than acres other Proposals northeast of Los Angeles, and officials said they couldn't es- timate when it might be tam- ed. The county fire department said the situation was improv- ing. Firefighters regard calm air as a formidable ally, and the wind forecast called for no gusts early today. Situation Improves The fire was fiercest on its northwestern front, where it pushed into big Tujunga can- yon. Two to three dozen resi- dents of La Paloma Flats in the canyon were evacuated last night and taken to Tu- junga, in the extreme north- east section of Los Angeles. The fire had reached none of the homes in this area. The fire earlier had men- aced La Canada, Altadena and other communities to the southeast toward Los An- geles proper. These areas ap- peared out of danger today. A punishable offense for anyone under 21 to possess in public a knife or sharp-j pointed or cutting instrument. Illegal possession of a weapon by one or more mem- bers of an unlawfully assem- bled group would be consid- ered illegal possession by all members of the group. Carrying of an exposed, loaded pistol or revolver would become a felony. Un- der present law it is a felony only if the pistol or revolver is concealed. Illegal possession of weap- ons by two or more persons in a public group would be "presumptive evidence" that the group was unlawfully as- sembled. Wagner said he had in- structed Bernard Ruggieri, his legislative representative at Albany, to present the pro- gram immediately to Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller. Nelson May Try Withholding Again Predicts Method Must Come In Six to Eight Year Period AP Wlrrphoto Tommy Brown, 7, Studying vice presidents in school, wrote a letter to Richard Nixon declaring that he was his favorite vice president. The two got together at the Palm Beach, Fla., airport as Nixon and his wife arrived for a rest. News Service Green Bay Gov. Gaylord Nelson hinted broadly today creamed off the top of the la we can restore the in local school aids Steel Priority Demanded for Military Needs Washington gov- ernment today told the steel industry that, when the cur- rent strike is ended, immedi- ate top priority must be given to items destined for use in missiles, launching sites and that he will reintroduce theistate income tax by the 1957i nuclear submarines. Tne order, issued by the i commerce department, ap- withholding system for I'm not sure this plies immediately to the 15 income taxes at the Novem- ber session of the legislature and that he hopes to be able to restore in muni- cipal school aids "creamed off" by the 1957 republican legislature. Speaking to the closing ses- sion of the League of Wis- consin 'Municipalities conven- tion here, Nelson said he was studying seven plans for the "temporary meeting of our budget problem." "I might recommend with- holding again this fall and take another licking on it, but I think it is important enough to get public he said. No Doubt Nelson said there was no doubt in his mind that a with- holding system would become part of state income taxes within six or eight years be- cause it is absolutely essen- tial for the collection of tax- es not paid. He put this fig- ure at as much as yearly. The fall session will have lo raise in additional revenue to balance the budget adopted this summer and the one to be acted on for the second year of the biennium, Nelson said. "I hope that in our formu- Posf-Crescenf Sold 30 More people now read the Post Crescent than ever before. is Nelson said in the only remark which drew applause during his talk. Nelson again said he did not propose to discuss possible new tax plans while the com- mittee was at work, an ap- parent reference to the sales tax versus expanded income tax debate. "If we are going to have tax revision, we are going to have to have some compromises someplace. One essential thing is more 'aids i per cent of the steeu industry not affected by the walkout. In addition, the department directed that all defense or- ders must be filled within 45 B52 and Refueling Tanker in Collision Bomber Carried Atomic Weapon; 4 Men Killed arid 4 Missing Hardinsburg, Ky. A nuclear-armed B52 bomber and its refueling tanker collided last night in a fiery blast which i lit the sky for 150 miles. Four members of the B-52 crew were unhurt or suffered only minor injuries. They parachuted to safety after the two planes came together while refueling and burst into flames. Four others were reported dead and four were missing. "It looked like the whole world the whole on said Mrs. Eliza Robertson. She watched the two air- to 60 days after steel produc-jcraft careen toward the earth, tion is resumed. The length of Lver her home time will depend on how soon the mills start operating. j The air force said the bomb- The department said mills er carried a "conventional i must fill all defense orders by the end of the month follow- ing the month in which pro- CBS Decides to Eliminate All that the plane carried a nu- TV GfUIZ SnOWS nuclear weapon." In ordinary terminology this would mean Turn to Page 9, Col. 1 I is later. duction is resumed or 45 days clear bomb Tne ajr force after resumption, whichever, said there d f New Orleans, La. _ w _ ic IsH or- _ British Proposal Protested London Wants to Sell Cuba Obsolete Planes Washington W) T h e United States has protested against Britain's plans to sell outmoded jet fighters to the Cuban air force. Prime Minister Fidel Cas- million rounds of .ammuni- tion. The hard pressed Do- minican government has pur- chased smaller quantities of weapons from xltaly and France. One of the big questions in- troVgovernment is American authori- with the British for at least! fies ,is :vherl Castro is find- an explosion and no need to The evacuate the crash area. i System State Police Warned However, state police radios warned troopers to be aware of a nuclear warhead. The 8-jet strategic air com- CBS President Frank Stan- mand bomber, based at f umbus Air Force base. carried a crew of eight and associatlon Canadian and Mexican Chiefs Discuss Trade Lopez Mateos Says 2 Countries Will Expand Dealings Minis- ter John Diefenbaker and President Adolfo Lopez Mate- os of Mexico held a 45-minute lon New Proposal Said to Provide 21-Cent Hourly Package for 2-Year Period Washington The Steelworkers union today made a new strike-settlement proposal to the industry. The industry said it would be studied. The union proposal was advanced at the first session of new direct negotiations, undertaken at government prodding. This meeting broke up after about an hour and 43 minutes. David J. McDonald, union president, confirmed at that (time reports of a new un- He declined discussion today dealing mainly with trade. The president told newsmen at p.m. Saturday. to give its details. The negotiators will meet! he and Diefenbaker contem- plate an expansion of Mexi- can-Canadian trade. Mexico's main import from Canada is paper. Canada's chief import from Mexico is cotton. The president, speaking R. Conrad Cooper, chief industry negotiator, said that meantime the union proposal would be studied. "Both sides." Cooper said, "are endeavoring to reach an through an_ interpreter, saidiagreement lo scttle thls issue by collective bargaining." Well-placed sources said that the union offer was for a 21-cent per hour package over a 2-year contract period. Added Benefits It would provide for in- creased insurance, pension and supplementary unemploy- ment benefits the first year of the agreement, ac- cording to these reports, and a wage boost in the second year. There were unconfirmed re- ports that Kaiser Steel Corp. was near agreement with the union to accept this proposal. If so, it would crack the indus- try's solid front. In response to inquiries about this, Kaiser issued a statement saying Kaiser Steel corporation has no written or verbal agreement or any commitment to enter into an agreement with the Steelworkers union. The industry was reported striving to keep Kaiser in line to continue resistance to un- Columbia Broadcasting Friday announced] that it is eliminating all quiz' shows on its television net- work. he invited Diefenbaker to vis- it Mexico. Diefenbaker replied that he would try to accept the invita- tion when he has time. Lopez Mateos also said Mex- ico and Canada plan to enlarge a scholarship program where- by students may study in each other's country. Want Canada in OAS The president said it has al- ways been an aspiration of the Latin American states to have Canada join the Organization of American States but that this was a matter which only Canada could decide. He -also said he envisages a frep trade area hi Latin Amer- ica, and that he is convinced there will be an improvement in U. S.-Latin American rela- tions. He said he has already re- ceived several telegrams, in- cluding one from President Juscelmo Kugitschek of Bra- zil, supporting his actions dur- ing his Washington visit. The president visited the na- tional research council and lunched with Diefenbaker at the prime minister's home. Later today, the president plans a sight-seeing trip in the Gatineau hills north of the capital and will give a formal dinner for Gov.-Gen. George Vanier. He will leave tomorrow for Niagara Falls, Ontario, for a private visit. Turn to Page 6, Col. 1 Drunken Drivers Since Jan. 1 273. Harold F. Woeshnick, Steel Strike idles Agency Reports Chevrolet to Close Assembly Plants Detroit General Mo- tors corporation said today more than of its hourly rated workers have been idl- ed by the nation's 94 day steel strike, and Ward's Au- tomotive Reports said at least 10 of Chevrolet's 13 assem- bly plants will be closed next week by steel shortages. Ward's is an industry sta- tistical agency. GM had no comment on Ward's Chevro- let shut down reports. GM said that as of last Ju- ly it had hourly rated workers in plants across the country. It had1 no plant-by- plant breakdown of those idl- ed by a steel shortage that dipped today for the first time into 1960 model car pro- duction. Today's was the first offi- cial estimate of the number idled to come from GM. The first final assembly plant GM's Chevrolet unit at Framingham, Mass., was due to close today, idling 500 GM workers. A series of GM parts plants had gone down previously. None of the other automo- bile manufacturers has been forced into any curtailments because of steel shortages, Any production crisis for the industry as a whole is a month off, according to steel inventory surveys. London. (Story on Page A-16.) the 4-jet KC-135 tanker from the base, had four men aboard. In the light of the recent congressional revelations of [fixed TV quiz shows, Stanton The collision, at p. occurred at so great a height, ,.We are now convinced that the huge fireball was seen that games wnose major more than 150 miles northeast is the winning by con- at Cincinnati, Ohio. It alsojtestants of large sums of was seen at Louisville, or lavishly expensive miles northeast, and Bowling! prjzes ought not to be car- Green, 50 miles south. 38, 113 E. Pine street, New; However, trade'sources say this may be the last big pro- duction week until steel be- comes available again. Pro- duction in U. S. plants this week is expected to reach a 5-month high. Gets 15 Years for Murder Attempt Oconomowoc A 43- _ _.__ ___ __ _ w i 1.UV- I JLHV.OV-1 J] r i 1 state de-Wing said. He added Milwaukee Early Summit Talks Predicted by Official BY JOHN M. HIGHTOWER (the part of the red Chinese, partmen top spokesman to- ,o rcmain whose amateur square of red calling involved him in day declared a summit con-jtnrcats be to encour. a romantic triangle was sen- age" communist duplicity onfenced to ,15 years instate _____ ______ ried on the CBS television net- ling funds to buy weapons. In .Tne came down in'Work. The dangers fighters ne criti-jPieces on Sebastian farmjin such programs, as present-ijnK 0[ t modernize his air force. Cas-icized arms expenditurcs _ tro has proposed swapping 15) wasteful Jhat in addition about 12 miles south of herey conceived, have been high-l ference "in the reasonably near future" is a distinct pos- sibility. He predicted numer- ous visits "of presidents and premiers among world capi- tals." Assistant Sec. Andrew H. at a meet- Assn. the issue of war and peace. What Berding seemed to be saying was that if Soviet Pre- mier Nikita S. Khrushchev is sincere in the peace talk he has been promoting since his and three miles north of'hghted for all to see, and greatest single threat to where the tanker crashed not believe that any in the world today" is another farm. The fuselage of j tern of policing, public or pri-'creatcd by the fanatical poli- the B-52 crashed 200 yards vale, however carefully and expansionist aims of from the Sebastian house, and vised, can plug up all the China. last month he said to force red China into line or nobody will believe him. Challenge to Russia The Berding speech was a (challenge to the Soviet gov- Prison today for the attempt- ed murder of his sweetheart's husband. Edward Dunn, convicted by a jury of nine men and three women after brief delibera- tion Wednesday night, was sentenced by Municipal Judga George Johnson, who said: "There is no room in socie- ty for a person who places his own lust above the rights of others." Chief witness against Dunn in "huvinp a auuiuuu in notu. uj; an me Ullliia. icnallenge to the Soviet 20V- batch of he is also'one motor plunged into the sibilities for hanky panky in The Soviet Union has theicrnment and Khrushchev to was Mrs- Pfeiffer, 28- Would Add Tension to buy fast motor tor-iearth by his farm yard, 75 the production of the pro-power to insure somewhat'ijve up to their promises Ofiyear'old two chl1' pedo boats for his navv. 'yards from the house. lerams." hphavinr on t. who described a months. In objecting lo the deal, State department diplomats are understood to have con- tended such deliveries will add tension to the Caribbean On Sept. 30 .the paid cir- area at a time when anxieties culation figure for the appear to be easing, newspaper was'39.047. This i British and American offi- is the highest figure ever !Cjais are reported discussing reported. Uhc problem in keeping with Oct. 15 through 21 is Na- tan earlier understanding thai tional Newspaper week and they would carefully check a good time to say thank 'arms shipment into the Car- you to our readers, sub- 'ibbean area, scribers and advertisers. -Castro is reported to have Our growing circulation is stressed he wants the jets for all the proof we need that defensive purposes only, not you like and want our for. any military action against the regime of his Car- ibbean .Gen. Rafael Tru- jillo of the Dominican Repub- lic. Both Cuba and the can Republic have succeeded1 inf. buying infantry weapons from'. west European coun- tries in recent months at a time when the United States has banned all such Ameri- can shipments. Cuba is reported to have bought about modern product. TODAY'S INDEX Comics Deaths Editorials Entertainment vacation Kaukauna Sports Women's Section Weather Map Twin Cities A15 A16 A 4' A 7 A 8 A12 A10 A 9 B 1 more responsible behavior on peaceful behavior. It also described a months- --------------------------------------warning to the world's aKair w'th Dunn and peoples to judge the reds by said he nad planned on two what they do not by what Previous occasions to kill her they say. husband. Clyde and Dunn's Berding rejected the idea own wife-_________________f now being advanced by Khru-t shchev and other Soviet _ spokesmen that the west Get I hat 5un; It 5 should forget the cold war t i j T and accept world conditions, UP tor Weekend, TOO Belgian> rifles, plus several AT Wlrephoto Showing Complete Disdain for cars, the traffic' across a Fairbanks, Alaska street. The moose brought signal and jaywalking bull' moose amblefe traffic to a sliding stop. as they are in the interest of establishing peaceful coexist- ence. Berding said the cold war resulted from the Soviet threat lo the security of the 'free world and the threat was created by communism's "ir- rational and unattainable of red rule through- the world. The United States, Berding continued, believes that "the legacy of injustice" left by communist conduct during the past 14 years must be eliminated through just ac- tion and the world must have assurance that "the future will not unfold under the men- ace of an arbitrary power that can be wielded by a few over tho many." Wisconsin Fair to part- ly cloudy over most of the state tonight and Saturday. Windy and turning cooler over all of the state to- night. Mostly fair Saturday. Outlook for Sunday: Fair to partly cloudy and continued cool. Appleton Temperatures for the 24-hour period end- ing 9 a.m. today: High 56, low 50. Temperature at 10 a.m. today 51. Barometer reading 29.80 inches, with wind 14 to 16 miles an hour from the west. Precipita- tion .01 of an.inch. Sun sets at p.m., rises Saturday at a.m.; moon rises at Prominent star is ,'SPAPO.r ;