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Appleton Post-Crescent (Newspaper) - October 17, 1959, Appleton, Wisconsin APPLETON POST CRESCENT VOL. LI No. 97 28 A, B APPLETON-NEENAH-MENASHA, WIS.r SATURDAY, OCTOBER ASSOCIATED PRESS WIRE SERVICE Price Seven Cents Marshall Dead; Tributes Pour in From Over World AP Wlrephoto Gen. George C. Marshall, then U. S. chief of staff, and Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, then commanfler-in- chief of the allied forces in North Africa, put their heads together at a news conference in North Africa in June, 1943. General Marshall died Friday at Walter- Reed Army Hospital in Washington, D. C. at age of 78. Famed Soldier-Statesman Guided U. S. Armed Might In War; Created Aid Plan Washington World leaders paid tribute today to Gen, George C. Marshall, who guided America's armed might In World war II and created the postwar Marshall plan to safe- guard free nations against communism. Marshall's death Friday at Walter Reed army hospital brought expressions of sorrow and loss from all over country and many capitals of Europe. The general had suf- fered a stroke last Jan. 15 at his winter home in Pinehurt, N. C., and was brought to Steelmen, Union Meet in Secret Outcome Could Bring End to Long, 95-Day Strike; New Offer Studied New York Steel in- dustry leaders kept secret to- day the place of a meeting that could decide the outcome of the 95-day steel strike. They had been expected to meet in the Waldorf-Astoria hotel at 10 a.m. to consider a union compromise offer. But at that hour none had appeared. There was no immediate an- nouncement as to where they would gather. Switch Plans The meeting was to have taken place in the Waldorf suite of A. B. Homer, presi- dent of the Bethlehem Steel company. The leaders, representing 12 major steel companies, were seen leaving the Park Lane hotel shortly before 10 a.m. They strolled along Park avenue as though heading for the Waldorf. But they had switched their plans and never arrived there. The union was reported to have put before the industry leaders a scaled-down propos- al calling for about 21 cents an hour in wage and benefit gains over a 2-year period. Acceptance of the offer would end the strike. The in- dustry had the alternatives or rejecting it or offering a counter-proposal. Sec. of Labor James P. Mitchell said in Washington he was optimistic that a set- tlement could be reached to avoid a Taft-Hartley law in- junction. Closer Together Such a court order, unwant- ed by either the industry or the striking steelworkers un- ion, likely will be sought by the government next week barring a weekend peace pact. "The parties are closer to- gether than they have been since the negotiations start- Mitchell said last night. The steel labor dispute has been going on for six months. There were indications that Besf Will be Basis For New Series One of the most human best sellers now on the United States book market is a reader called "For 2c Written by Harry Gol- den, the book'is a combi- nation of happy reminis- cence of his youth in New York, pithy humor and a great deal of "common sense" comment on the problems of our time. The Post-Crescent edi- torial department has managed to secure pub- lishing rights to some of the outstanding parts of the book. These will start in daily serial form next Monday. the government, although still wanting vto avoid a labor pact that would force an inflation- ary boost in steel prices, now considers that ending the strike is an equal if not over- riding consideration. The industry's negotiators are due to rush back to Wash- ington this afternoon to give union President David J. Mc- Donald their answer on his latest offer.. The reply could take the form of a counter proposal. Quits Post in Labor Party James Griffiths Steps Down From Deputy Leadership London James Grif- fiths. 69-year-old onetime Welsh miner, announced to- day he is stepping down from the deputy leadership of Brit- ain's election-battered labor party. His decision came with the throes of inter- about how it party in the nal conflict should shape its future poli- cies. Griffiths told'laborite Lead- Gen George C. Marshall is pictured at various stages of his career., From left as he appeared as a cadet in the 1901 graduating class at Virginia Mill-' Walter Reed March 11. Perhaps no man of his time had been called great by so AP wirephotoj many of his countrymen as tary institute; as a colonel in France in 1919; as George Catlett Marsnall. chief of staff at Fort Benning in 1942 and as sec- retary of state in 1947. Younger Castro Asks Graduated Given New Post er Hugh Gaitskell in a letter ministry Raul Elevated to Cuban Cabinet as Military Minister Fi- del Castro has elevated his 28- year-old brother Raul to the Cuban cabinet. Raul will take over the new- ly created minister of armed forces. The younger Castro, a bit- ter critic of the United States, j already is commander in chief of the armed, forces. The new post will enable hum to make many military deci- sions There also was speculation that Raul's appointment may be a preliminary step leading to Fidel's resignation as prime minister to concentrate on his job as president of the National Institute of Agrar- ian Reform. Three have been unconfirmed reports that the Cuban leader wants to take a more active role in the direc- tion of the agency charged with a vast land distribution program. He has called the program the "cornerstone of the revolution." According to the reports. Minister of State Raul Roa would become prime minis- ter. The decree appointing Raul gives him 60 days in which to draft an "organic law" gov- erning operations of the new he will not seek reelection as the party's No. 2. "The party now faces the task of reexamining its poli- cies and the reorganization of its Griffiths told Gaitskell. "This is the time when the younger members of the party should be given their opportunity." Griffiths, deputy party lead- er since 1S55. held cabinet rank in the postwar labor ad- ministration. He was colonial secretary from 1950-51. Claims Red Missiles Fall North of Hawaii Shreveport, La. Rus- sian intercontinental ballistic missiles have been hurled in- to the Pacific ocean northwest of Hawaii, Rep. Overton Brooks (D-La) has reported. Brooks, chairman of the house space committee, de- clined to elaborate or to say how the firings had been de- tected. Tipped to succeed Griffiths! Shots into the Pacific north- is Aneurin Bevan. fiery lead-'west of Hawaii would be far er of labor's extreme left wing and the party's affairs spokesman. foreign Sales Tax Program Adjustments in Income Among Ideas of Committee Chairman Madison A graduated fthe 19-member tax policy ad- sales tax and adjustments in the income tax were among proposals advanced Friday by the chairman of a subcom- mittee that is part of the gov- ernor's committee preparing a revision of Wisconsin's tax structure. The recommendations were made by John Lobb, Milwau- kee banker, who is chairman of the subcommittee on rev- enue sources. He stressed that the his own and subject to change by the committee. His plans were presented to Beloit College President Dr. Miller Upton, chairman of Ike Said to be Ready to Meet Allied Leaders Bonn, thoritative informants said today President Eisenhower is prepared to meet the gov- ernment chiefs of Britain, France and West Germany at a conference in Europe around the end of October. A date for an east west meeting would be settled at that time, these informants said. Eisenhower rep o r t edly made known his views in letters to Chancellor Kon- rad Adenauer, President Charles de Gaulle and Prime Minister Harold Mac- millan. High Winds Threaten To Spread Raging beyond the previously knowni California Blaze testing range of Russian mis-; 1 sile activities. Hold Out Little Hope Rescue Teams Rush to Three Trapped Miners Silverpeak, Nev. sistcnt in the face Los Angeles (ft The weather report caused con- cern today as a massive, 4- day-old fire continued to flourish on dust-dry brush in the hills north- of Los An- geles. The toll was one man dead. 13 injured, acres And there was no prospect of immediate control. It all started, officials be- llieve. when somebody care- T, ,j T. T- j jlessly flipped a cigarct. Per-jthey could have had a warning Tne forecast was for winds of gone somewhere clse.jof 15 to 25 miics an hour TODAY'S INDEX Church Notes A14 Comics A15 Editorials x A 4 Deaths A3 Kaukauna A 5 Sports B 4 Television A16 Women's Section A12 Weather Map A 3 couraging odds, rescue aLe tuSmallcL tunnels' across ridges and passes. "If tu more trouble." tunneled into a hill from threeiworfcjng jn. different directions today, try-j "We're drilling in from the ing to reach three men trap-j200-foot level and from the 300-j pcd or crushed by a mincjfoot level. And we've got War Vet Could shaft cave-in. (going down an old shaft and; The shaft collapsed yester-'trying to come up underneath day at the Mohawk silver! them." mine in a once-rich district! Wife Waits south of this tiny western Ne-; The missing men are Bill vada community. Around the iDelmore -or Redding, Calif., visory committee appointed by Gov. Gaylord Nelson. Upton said the full commit- tee's recommendations, or at least a progress report, may be ready when the legisla- ture meets Nov. 3. He set an Oct. 30 deadline for preparing the recommendations and if they can not be completed at that time, a -progress sum- mary will be prepared. "Upton asked the other two tax bur- den and tax submit similar proposals to be taken up by the full commit- tee Oct. 30. Tax Relief Lobb said more tax reve- nue could be obtained from motor vehicles, commercial banker, savings and loan as- sociations, credit unions, mu- tual casualty companies and various cooperative organiza- tions. He added that taxes on these sources should be im- posed only as part of a com- plete revision. Tax relief, Lobb said, should be granted on homes, farm personal property chiefly livestock, merchants' and manufacturer's inventor- ies and the- income surtax. Lobb suggested a graduat; ed sales tax on goods and services, exempting food, rent, drugs, seed, fertilizer, and children's clothing. The rales, he said, should be scaled from 2 per cent on con- GM Will Close itsJanesville Plant Tuesday Shortage of Steel Forces Decision, Auto Firm Reports Detroit The Chevrolet division of General Motors will close its assembly plant at Janesville, Wis., next Tuesday because of steel shortages re- sulting from the strike. GM said Friday that of its workers had been idled because of the dispute? Reports, a usually reliable industry sta- tistical firm, said 10 ofj the 13 Chevrolet assembly plants will be closed next week. The assembly plant at Framing- ham, Mass., was closed Fri- day, the first shut down in the wake of the 95-day old strike. In addition to the Janesville plant, Chevrolet will also close the Atlanta, Ga.. works on Tuesday. A total of employes, two-thirds of the production force, will be laid off at the Janesville assembly plant. Man Robs Two Young Newsboys Milwaukee Two news- paper delivery boys were rob- bed of SI each early today and a third carrier boy elud- ed the thief. Allan Jones, 10, and Antho- ny Thompson, 12. told police a Negro man using a white scarf as a mask surprised sumption goods to 5 per cent'them in an alleyway and dc- on luxuary items, with ma- jor portions of the income go- ing back to local communi- ties. The tax burden on homes manded money. Jones said he gave the man a bill and Thompson sur- rendered two half dollars. Lament Nicholson, 12, told and personal property, Lobbj police the man approached said, should be relieved through distribution of the general sales tax and added taxes on motor vehicles. him but that he ran to a house and rang the bell to summon help. He said the rob- ber fled. Three presidents Roose- velt. Truman and Eisenhower revered his awe- some abilities as a soldier, statesman and diplomat. U. S. War Machine He led the gigantic war ma- chine of the United States as army chief of staff through- out World war II. Then in the evening of his life he was re- called to duty as secretary of state and again, during the Korean war, as secretary of defense. For his formulation of the Marshall plan, which bolster- ed free nations of the west with massive economic aid from America, Marshall was awarded the' Nobel peace prize in 1953. President Eisenhower called Marshall's death "a cause for profound grief throughout the Umted States." He ordered the flag to be flown at half staff from all public buildings and military'installations until af- ter Marshall's funeral Tues- day afternoon. Typically, Marshall-had de- creed that his funeral be a simple one. It will be held at Ft. Myer chapel, on the edge of the Arlington National cem- etery in Virginia. Interment in the cemetery, resting place of soldiers both illustrious and humble, will be private. Eisenhower's statem e n t said in part: "For his un- swerving devotion to the safe- guarding of the security and freedom of our nation, for his wise counsel and action and driving determination in times of grave danger, we are last- ingly in his debt." Military Manner It was Marshall who recog- nized the ability of a junior brigadier general named Dwight Eisenhower as the clouds of World war II were gathering. Marshall jumped Eisenhower to a key post and later sent him on up the lad- der to become supreme allied commander for the European invasion. Until the day Eisenhower became president, Marshall, in his clipped, correct and al- most cold military manner, addressed him only as "Eis- enhower." Other tributes to Marshall poured in from statemen and from his few surviving col- leagues of highest rank in World war II. "He was one of the great- Turn to Page 2, Col. 4 Charters Plans Dr. Dooley Divided: His Body's in America, His Spirit in Laos Jury Acquits Chicagoanof Wife Slaying Short Deliberation Brings Freedom For Duncan Hansen Chicago A jury of 10 women and 2 men took just 80 minutes of deliberation to acquit Duncan Hansen, 29, ol a charge of murdering bis former wife, Susan. Screams of happiness from, the defendant's relatives and friends filled criminal court last night as .the jury fore- man read the verdict to Judge Robert E. English. "I plan to return to a nor- mal Hansen told the newsmen who streamed to- ward him. "I want to see my children very badly." Hansen has three children, and one of them, Nancy, 6, testified in his defense in a tense, dramatic appearance before a packed courtroom. Spectacular Trial The decision came on the 21st day of the trial, which was one of the most spectac- ular in recent Chicago court- room history. Hansen, a tall, bespectacled part-time school teacher, was accused of slaying Susan Hansen, 25, May 24 in her south side home a month aft- er she had divorced him on grounds of cruelty. She was found dead on the floor of her bedroom with a broken neck. As soon as the verdict was announced, Hansen turned and hugged his defense attor- ney, Charles A. Bellows. Then he embraced his mother and brothers, Julian and Richard, both lawyers who also aided in the defense. Asked how he felt, Hansen replied, "I'm a little tired aft- er being locked up for five months." Was he worried about the verdict? "I was just concerned. I was'a little disappointed in the indiscretion of the state's attorney and police." Selwyn Lloyd to Confer in Paris Paris British Foreign Sec. Selwyn Lloyd will visit Paris Nov. 12-13, it was offi- cially announced today. Lloyd is coming for talks with French Foreign Minister Maurice Couve de Murville. They will discuss several subjects but high on the list will be prospects for an east- iwest summit conference. BY JACK HOLZHUETER Staff Writer Like Christopher Robin, who stared out his window and chartered races for raindrops glistening on the pane, Dr. ficial said, "there could be Thomas Dooley, whom every- body knows by now, stared out his hotel window Friday at the green-shingled roof jutting in- no autumn yellows and reds and trees losing their my children, no, I wouldn't] mind f fie Sun; It leaves. It's a perpetual carpet! It was time to leave the ho- May Leave Sunday t 4 rtl C A A rt I of he said. jtcl for the morning press con- the neighboring roof to his help, because his right arm carbon of instructions Reach 117th Birthday Houston, Texas Con-, federate Veteran Waiter Wil-j liams apparently will reach green-sningiea root juumg in- to view 30 feet away and char-j ing his 41-day tered plans for Medico. Busy Schedule "I see the green hills, the Clock James Robinson of Mina! his 117th birthday, his doctor "The odds are against the1 Nov.. and Sam Sickles of To-iSavs- men being said nopah, Nev. Robinson andj Williams, last surviving Wike, business manager of thc.Sickles are married and Wikc veteran of the Civil war, fell ill with pneumonia last sum- mer and was on the critical list for weeks. Doctors at that time said death was only a few days away. But he is holding up well and "probably will live be- yond his 117th birthday (Nov. J4) if his present condition Dr. Russell 'Wolfe said yesterday. outside the mine yesterday as rescuers took turns working .n 3-man teams in the narrow- mine. "But there is still thatisaid Sickles has adult chil-1 hope. drcn. Robinson's wife stood "We're going to work around the clock until we find them. Dead or alive." Wike couldn't guess how tunnels. long it might take to reach1 Russell Joy, the only doctor the men. "We don't know ex- ir the area, was there too. actly where the'y are." said. "I'm afraid, that my ser- "Thcy were working between won't be the the 200 and 300-ioot level, bulidoctor said. campaign that will take thf until across the country three he said> rchevcd at nav' times. "I don't even get an original copy." he mused. The schedule bore not a single day I of freedom. One Wednesday late in il to thc "0-dcgrce tern-; lush mountains, the panorama of my little village in thc slim 32-year-old American said in a voice, not American, European or Asian, but a mix-Hour seemed surprisingly ture that comes only fro'm free. The only appearance cosmopolitan exposure. His scheduled was "Los Angeles blue eyes assumed a far-away television." The doctor mm .1 4Lt A Inn nStsJ j-tVVtl i ft t Vl J J- W CllJV ing had a good night's sleep. Laos on His Mind He stepped out into the brisk autumn air and corn- look and the listener no longer ned rougishly, explaining the was aware of the brilliant'date probably was reserved golds and scarlets on'the a "very special" program, within his view. He saw only i "This is Your Life." He isn't Dr. Dooley's mountain but thc producers have tried to imagine the village, written him asking if held "There, it is only pfrccn. Vcr-mind appearing on their pro- Idant, tropical green. There arcigram. Said he, "If it will help peratures common in thei Laos rain forests. He watched His hosts walk a few steps wish- that fast on my paths." (He didn't he has difficulty fast for great dis- fully, jungle mention walking lances now because of the cancer.) He was eager to learn about Turn to Page 2, Col. 2 Wisconsin Fair and cool over the southeast por- tion of the state tonight. Partly cloudy northwest portion with somewhat higher temperatures to- night. Sunday partly cloudy south and increasing cloudi- ness north, with chance of some light rain or rain and snow mixed in north. Out- look for Monday: Cooler with rain. for the 24-hour period end- ing 9 a. m. today: High 55. low 33. Temperature at a. m.-today 35, with discom- fort index 55. Barometer reading 30.11 inches, with wind seven miles an hour northwest. Sqn sets at p.m., rises Sunday, at a.m.; moon rises at p.m. Prominent star is Betcl- RCUSC. Visible planets are Jupiter, Saturn and Venus, -IWSPAPFR! ;