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18 Dec 1960

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Dubuque Telegraph Herald (Newspaper) - December 18, 1960, Dubuque, Iowa Make gop keep vows Frommelt Iowa demos elect Dubuque Senate minority Leader by Neil Shively the staff writer the newly elected Iowa Senate minority floor Leader sen. Andrew Frommelt of Dubuque thinks the outnumbered democrats can be effective in the next legislative session by reminding the republicans of All a the promises they made during the Frommelt. Who was named to Lead the Senate democrats in a party caucus at Des Moines Friday said saturday that the gof a promised Many things that Cost Money and that he intends to see that they done to forget what they said. The 39-year-o i d insurance a. Frommelt representative was elected by an 8-7 vote on the first ballot beating out sen. Joe Coleman of Clair. Veteran minority Leader sen. George of Malley of Des Moines did not seek the Post for the legislative term beginning Jan. 9. The split in the Senate is 35 republicans and 15 democrats. Frommelt said he thinks reapportionment is Quot one of the most important if not the most important Issue Quot facing the legislature this season. He said he would work to assist in passage of a an honest to goodness reapportionment Bill not just a Bill in name Only. But in a not Overly optimistic that a satisfactory Bill will be passed a he added. Weather continued cold details on Page 8 sunday morning edition Price to cents volume 124 six sections Dubuque Iowa sunday december is 1960 sixty eight pages a a number 296 Munich crash kills 19 americans one plane j. Edward Day Postma to a go neral sentence Rose to eight years pleads guilty to manslaughter postal Job to former Adlai aide insurance exec Day last pick in Young Cabinet Palm Beach Fla. Apr president elect John f. Kennedy completed an accent on youth Cabinet saturday by selecting los Angeles insurance executive j. Edward Day for postmaster general. The Cabinet choices average 47 years of age the lowest of the 20th Century. Kennedy himself is 43. Day is 46 with Day by his Side. Kennedy stood beneath a Coconut Palm on the Sun splotches Patio of the Kennedy Home he told a news conference it was a great pleasure to have a Man with a a Distin course experts believe few hints As to Why 2 crashed i u i Waukon first de taxation will also be a Strug murder anal f John Rose gashed career in government and _. A. Knit Nice Quot tal n new a Tho Lar Ops Gle this session. Frommelt de business take Over a the largest business in the the Post office department he noted has More than 500.000 employees and a $3,800,000,000 budget. Both Ken. _ 4kaf 18, came to surprising ending dared and it is in this a e saturday afternoon when he he it be interested in seeing wha j of manslaughter happens to the cop s prompts. M w death last Spring a in the budget hearings which a i i attended last week. I noted Rose. Of West Union la., was that All state departments Are asking for considerably More ency of the postal service Money. Governor elect nor picture on tri state news Page neither would commit himself Man Erbe has pledged to bold is Point to restoring twice the line on taxes it la be a ques Ien a reformatory at Anamosa a Day postal deliveries. Sentenced to eight years in the Nedy and Day stressed a determination to improve the Effic North sea i lion where the Money will Corne. District court judge g. B. From a the senator after waiving time for on taxes he continued there will be two Maior is sues one whether there is a need for increased taxes and two what kind of a tax to Ivy. Another Challenge facing the democrats he said is to Block any attempt of the republicans to Gerrymander the states congressional districts so that rep. Merwin c o a d would be eliminated. Due to population factors. Iowa loses a congressional District effective in 1962, and its up to the legis lature to re District the state. A live heard rumours that attempts will be made to Gerrymander the state to eliminate congressman Coad but As the eight Days a but i would say a Kennedy sentence. Also included in the added dryly that just having mailed a letter to Boston mass., sentence were a $250 Fine and court costs. Young Rose who had Baen charged with deliberate a shooting his father Noel last May 24, had claimed he accidentally killed the Man Whilt they were shooting sparrows near a barn on his West Union farm. Rose was 17 at the time of his fathers fatal shooting. During the week old trial the prosecution had introduced testimony to show that the youth had been feuding with his father for the past two years. The Case we a recessed until monday hut roses counsel sent a written request to judge Rich minority party we re going to apr asking 0 change the plea. Try to get it done on the basis of judge Richter then called area and population rather than political consider a t i o n so he said. Frommelt said that Public opinion will be a big Factor in what happens in the redistricting and that a it behoves us to make this and gerrymandering special session of the District court and the plea of manslaughter was accepted by the prosecution. Prosecutor Mark Buchheit wound up the states Case Friday by quizzing seven West in Johns attitude towards his father Henry Ficken jr., 17, a High Bill passing Are school senior told the court and that he i that John was angry because his father burned a nazi Flag which belonged to him. Ficken quoted the defendant As saying when i get older my father is not going to push me around the Way he has been Becky Brooks a state University of Iowa coed and former school mate said John told her one time that he planned to kill his father before he reached 18 Quot so nobody can do anything about Gladys Seaton of Decorah 18, attempt known to the on other issues Frommelt said the chances of a a liquor by the drink Quot a quite slim doubts that a any substantial change will be made in the amount of Road Usa tax now received by cities and towns. A blamed the latter on a Lack of a a proper reapportionment of the legislature Quot indicating that Rural legislators would beat Back any attempt to change the allotment. The senator said he expects the up coming session to last about As Long As the 1959 session which went 116 Days. He said some Are talking of a special session for the redistricting but that there is nothing Defi Nite on that. Frommelt will be going to his fifth session As a legislator a having served three terms in the House before he was elected to the Senate in 1958. He has served on the interim budget and financial control commit tee during All but two years that he a been in the Legisla Ture. Although the democrats Are very much the minority in Iowa politics at the moment Frommelt said he thinks the selection of Lex Hawkins of Des Moines As state party chairman was a Wise one. Ion High school students about and having it take eight Days to get there i am hopeful we can improve the postal service. The average age is 47.s years. Kennedy a press Secretary Pierre Salinger said he had checked figures Back to the William Mckinley administration and the new Cabinet will be the youngest of this Century. Previously the youngest was Woodrow Wilson sat 49.9 years and the oldest was Mckinley sat 61. President Eisenhower s Cabinet averaged 56.6 years when it took office in 1953. Kennedy a brother Robert will be the youngest Man to serve in the Cabinet in the 60-Odd years Salinger checked. The most Youthful Cabinet member previously in this period was George g. Cortel you. Who was 40 when he became Secretary of Commerce and labor under Theodore Roosevelt. Entire Cabinet answering questions Kennedy said he intends to meet with his entire Cabinet in Advance of the inauguration. Probably this will be shortly after the first of the year he said. In addition he said he expects to meet with Cabinet members individually. He said he has been talking with some of them on the Telephone already to Rusk Friday for example and a i am going to talk to him again Kennedy now will shift the emphasis to a process already under Way the filling of under Cabinet and other secondary but still important spots in the regime that takes command of government Jan. 20. He announced that w. H. Brawley. Chief of the staff of the Senate his son is dead William Baltz right of Wilmett 111., tells newsmen at methodist Hospital of Brooklyn saturday that his son Stephen la has died of injuries suffered in fridays Airliner collision. With him is the Rev. Donald Stacey chaplain of the Hospital. A photo fax _ with Sticks stones Only legion mauls rabbits Harmony n c. A it an an the Rush Arter a Small brows half the bag of 30 taken in last Nual Sticks and stones Only Charity Rabbit which burst into View a Rabbit Hunt looked like a Wacky Success saturday with plenty of Hunters dogs and rabbits and no humane authorities within sight. A a we re having a Fine Hunt a said j. Pierce Van Hoy spokesman for the sponsoring american legion Post 113. A a in be counted at scant 20 Yards away. Roundhouse swipes two Hunters took Roundhouse swipes with their Sticks and missed. Another using a Golf like swing slowed the animal Down. More Hunters closed in and finished the Rabbit off. No guns least 75 Hunters and if there Are were allowed. They were allowed any humane authorities they until six years ago but the Hunts Haven to identified became so popular that sponsors they had threatened to try to Stop i were afraid that some of the the Hunt considering it brutal and Hunters would be shot cruel. I a Rabbit was dropped into the Van Hoy broke off the conversation with a shout and joined in Back of a pickup truck in which 18 other Lay already More than years Hunt. Three boys were perched on the sides of the truck a that ones still alive a one of the boys said and whacked it twice with his stick. Cruel brutal humane authorities who consider the Hunt cruel and brutal had barraged the legion Post and state authorities with protests and asked the slate Bureau of investigation to make arrests. But nothing interfered with the rabbits continued on Page 39 testified that John also told her Post of face committee will be that he planned to kill his father. She said John was angry because his father had burned a scrapbook about the nazis and Adolph Hitler. Airliner swerves hits Snowbank Boston apr an american airlines 707 Jet swerved into a Snowbank at Logan International Airport saturday after Landing on a flight from los Angeles. The Airport authority said none of the 103 persons aboard was injured. The Airport was closed tem Deputy postmaster general. Kennedy called him a one of the leading experts on the postal second Choice sunday he is expected to name Elizabeth Smith. Democratic National committee woman for California treasurer of the United states. Her signature would appear on All new currency. Day was Kennedy a second Choice for postmaster general he offered the Post first to William l. Dawson. Negro congressman from Illinois. Dawson preferred to remain in the House where he is chairman of the government operations subcommittee. Days roots Are in Illinois last survivor of new York disaster dead new York apr the collision of two airliners Over new York City the worst air disaster in history apparently resulted from one of the planes going off its course experts said saturday. Whether the mistake grew out of human error or mechanical malfunction was the mystery investigators were trying to solve As they pawed through the wreckage of the planes scattered on Brooklyn streets and a Staten Shore Only a few fragmentary hints emerged As they did new grief struck of the 128 aboard the two doomed planes one passenger. Stephen Baltz la Wilmette iu., had Clung to life for More than 24 hours. But he died saturday of Burns and inhaled flames. And Friday s thanksgiving of his parents who had stood watch at his Hospital bedside turned to tears. The Over All toll of death thus Rose to 137 from the collision that rained fiery destruction on the City. All aboard both planes perished. Along with nine others on the ground May be Mora bodies police said still More bodies May lie in the wreckage and torn buildings. As Hie Broad rapid fire inquiry proceeded these inklings of what happened were indicated one plane was being watched on radar. The other apparently was not. One must have been off course. Both planes a United air lines pcs Jet and a trans world airlines four engine Constellation were descending for a Landing when their paths inextricably crossed. A top Federal aviation official said that under such circumstances a if both planes were under positive control at the time one was off Phillip Goldstein chief of the investigating division of the civil aeronautics Board also said the Twa plane was being traced at the time on radar Scopes at la Guardia Field its destination As for the Jet headed for Idle wild Airport to Miles away lie said Ingland Northolt Jakir Froid Paris France Germany Munich 0 too my plane hits Streetcar toll at 60 students on Way to Holiday fetes aboard of Craft Munich Germany a a us. Air Force transport plane carrying american students Home to Christmas holidays in eng and crashed into the heart of historic Munich saturday strewing flaming wreckage Over a Street full of shoppers. Police estimated Between 50 and 60 person died. Besides the la vacation bound College students the seven member Crew of the two engine con Vair and an american civilian passenger perished when the plane sheered off a Church Steeple and plummeted into a loaded Streetcar. The students who attended the University of Maryland a Junior College in Munich ranged in age from 16 to 21 years old. Laughing and joking they had taken off Only minutes before from Munich Hiem Airport to join their service families in England for the Holiday vacation. Police estimated at least 35 persons either aboard the Streetcar or passing by died when the giant plane engulfed the trolley with flames 150 feet High. Charred pieces the death toll May not be known for Days. A the bodies Are new York a it a a the Little no,hin8 hut charred pieces Mak disaster scene a map locates Munich Germany where a u. S. Air Force transport plane crashed into a Streetcar saturday and Brescia Italy located near the spot where two passenger trains collided head on. The dotted line indicates the route to England a Northolt Airfield where the ill fated plane was headed. A photo fax a last survivor a slight Hope during Vigil and then Cabinet at a glance Washington a it a this is Goldberg 52, general counsel of president elect John f. Kennedy a the United steelworkers Union and Cabinet now completed. Special counsel of the Al Cio. Secretary of state Dean Rusk Secretary of agriculture gov. 51, president of the Rockefeller Orville l. Freeman 42, of Minne foundation and former assistant Sota. Secretary of state in the Truman Secretary of Commerce a gov. Administration. Luther h. Hodges. 62, of North Secretary of defense a Robert Carolina. S. Mcnamara. 44, president of the Secretary of health education Ford motor co. An6 welfare gov. Abraham a. Secretary of the Treasury a Ribicoff. 50, of Connecticut. Douglas Dillon. 51, undersecretary Secretary of the Interior rep. Of state and former ambassador Stewart l. Udall. 40, of Arizona. To France in the Eisenhower and postmaster general a. Edward ministration. Day 46. A vice president of the attorney general a Robert f. Prudential insurance co. Of Amer Kennedy 35, Kennedy s brother Jica. Asked to assume the Cabinet of and former counsel of the Senate Dillon and Mcnamara Are re rackets investigating committee publicans the other eight Are Cabinet boy closed his eyes and went to this was the Way the Hospital reported Thall year old Stephen Baltz died at i . Saturday. Now the lad is with 83 others who Rode a sleek speedy Jet on a journey to death Only the boy came out alive from the incredible wreckage which Lay in a teeming Brooklyn Street after colliding Friday with another plane in the worlds worst air Accident. Each moment the red haired youngster Clung to life was a moment of tri $ mph. In methodist Hospi t a i in Brooklyn the prayers were Man that he would rally that he would survive the dreadful Burns Over 80 per cent of his body that his broken Bon s. Bait is would one Day mend. Clinging to Hope were his Dis a i done to believe that the traught parents or. And mrs. United air lines plane had been William Baltz of Wilmette 111.�? identified As such on the the hard pressed cab invest i ing it an almost impossible task to identify them a said a police official. Mayor Hans Jochen Vogel said Only two bodies of German victims had been identified late saturday night although 31 charred bodies have been recovered from amid the wreckage of the plane and Streetcar. Police firemen and u. S. And German army units still Wert working to extinguish smouldering fires and clean up the wreckage. A 24-year-old German girl who suffered severe Burns told doctors the sea of flame from the Plana and a broken Gas main swept Over Busy Baye Strasse a like the end of the at least 16 persons were known to be in the Hospital with severe injuries. Several were in critical condition. They included motorists dragged from blazing automobiles drenched with gasoline. Many others were treated for minor injuries. A there Are so Many arms legs and bodies still lying about it is impossible to say How Many Wert killed a a police official said. The plane with the exception of a Wing and the Tail was de who stayed near him praying that the wonders of science and Modi gation was desc relied As the most Cine As Well As the boys will strayed. Police said that soon aft extensive Ever undertaken by the would save him. Ier the crash flames stretched 106 Agency. Vest corp of expert it brought a vast corps of sex in the morning�?24 hours after Yards and shot 150 feet in the the crash there was a slight note air. Of optimism As the Hospital re non escaped perts Here Many of them working ported that a the has shown some one of the first policemen on through the night examining radio response and it is hoped that the spot said he did not believe communications records plane remnants charred equipment flight patterns and other material in a search for the cause a so far there is no definite Lead a Goldstein said at the same time. Nearly 300 to this Progress will i anyone escaped the rear car of a he a extremely Brave Well the two car Streetcar. Contained and uncomplaining the Strw car went said one of he attending doctors. Names in a a Lacondi heard first then in late morning there Wasla few loud horrify old scream of of mesh activity by doctors and the occupants and then every nurses. The tension of determined i thing was think lice and firemen still dug through people embraced in a losing Battle Ody g t 0ljt he rear car j the ruins in a crowded Brooklyn communicated itself to Hospital neighbourhood where the huge Jet it personnel. Plane fell gouging Walls shearing went to sleep roofs and setting a dozen Struc at i ., Stephen Tures afire. Battle. Altogether 92 bodies have been lost Pora Rily so that Tho plane could i be removed from the Snowbank a Jere was bom and went to school. He got a Harvard Law degree in 1938. And for several years was in the same Chicago Law firm with Adlai e. Stevenson when Stevenson became governor of Illinois he tapped Day to be state insurance commissioner. Day joined Prudential in 1953, moved to the coast in 1957, and took an Active hand in democratic politics. But Kennedy said Day is a one handle with care George w. Heitkamp left professor of physics and geology and the Rev. Donald r. Hutchinson assistant professor of physics examine instructions for the Seismograph which will be housed at Loras College. Telegraph Herald photo network of Seismograph stations to include Loras of the few recent postmasters general that have not come to the office because of their political the Post frequently has gone to chairmen of the National political committees As in the Case of the present occupant Arthur e. Summerfield. Kennedy said that Day was a Seismograph station to detect earthquakes Andi Uch underground explosions be other tremors under the Earth a surface will be Stab detected 0ffici? say the Seis shed on the Loras College Campus officials announced met Mes a in 18tm&Quot saturday. Secretary of Labory Arthur j. Democrats. The Loras station will be one of a quadrilateral network of stations to be built under contracts of almost a Quarter million dollars awarded by the advanced research projects Agency of the department of de sense. Other stations will be built at St. Louis University Missouri school of mines Southwest of St. Louis Kansas state univer continued on Page eight sity Manhattan and the University of Indiana at Bloomington. They Are part of project Vela on Staten Island where the exploding Twa plane scattered along the Eastern Shore bodies of 43 of the 44 known killed All on the planet have been found. Most of the bodies remained individually unidentified and the grisly task of doing so progressed slowly. In Many cases because of disfigurement it was necessary to rely on fingerprints or other Laboratory methods. An Fri team was aiding in the process. Tile double crash surpassed in deaths the previous High of 129j killed on an air Force c124 Globe Guise Between quakes Ordinary crash saw a few people in wild flight from the first car. Others were crouching and hobbling through the sea of flames.�?�, i it was the second plane disaster. V seeping Hospital worker. To affect a great City in two d recovered there 83 of them pre-1 hardly Able to control her voice two planes collided Over new sum ably plane victims the other said a the Little boy closed his York to Frid in inh full run if nine killed on the ground bait a Jey and went to sleep Ferent sections bringing death to death brought the Jet crash toll i he father came to speak with j 13 to 93, counting those lulled on the newsmen. The Loans shed in the the pm a meeting plane Here ground. Privacy of the boy s room were struck the on b bodies found gone now controlled at Ltd Corner May in William Baltz said his son was a ref Strasse St Pau,.5 Church dead. There was More to say. A i appreciate very much the attention and kindness of the people of the City of new York. The police department and fire depart meat were Superb. The Effort to j ,0 Zvy ears of mos7of a hemp Chih boy is about 300 Yards to the Southeast. About 270 Yards South of the Church is Maria theresine Wieng Meadow. The american students were 16 continued on Page eight Munich continued on Page eight 1 explosions and nuclear explosions through the difference in the Waves transmitted. The station at Loras will be uniform announced last Spring housed in an 18 by 25 foot Brick by president Eisenhower seismology which began is a science in 1880, is usually associated with the detection of earthquakes and Oil exploration. But in the 1950 s it entered the modern Field of detection of underground nuclear explosions. Only through seismology can and Concrete building on the Northwest end of the Campus just West of Blake St. Continued on Page eight where to find it Wiwi in ii. Page comics 17. Editorial �?�.____24 no starting Date for construe on Jav. Lion has been established yet. Of la Blu lanes 39 a a it facials said. A weather a. 8 Type of plane in Munich crash a will be supervised by the Loraso continued on Page eight this women news 25-31 j is a u. S. Air Force con Vair plane of the Type that sports .13-17 crashed into the heart of Munich saturday killing 60 persons. A photo fax stay alive longer 22 a

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