Publication Name: Appleton Post Crescent
Location: Appleton, Wisconsin
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Appleton Post-Crescent (Newspaper) - November 21, 1959, Appleton, Wisconsin
ASSOCIATED PRESS WIRE SERVICE 'Price Seven Gents Air Force Trying To Catch Capsule Out of Satellite Important to Man's Initial Space Flight Vandenberjr -Air-- Force force crews .make .'another day at- man's first midair catch pf an object from space a capsule hurled from, a "On their now1 or later hinges the first Am- erican 'Venture of a human ..being 'beyond'the earth's at- mosphere. The 300-pound capsule will be ejected from the satellite Discoverer VIII which rock- eted into orbit from this west coast base yesterday. Planes are. poised for a snag attempt as 'the .capsule parachutes down over the Pa- cific oceanl Ejection is set for the satellite's seventeenth or- bital'pass. Frustrated on four, earlier attempts, "air force officials said they wilt keep trying un- til they clear this' hurdle. Once a catch 'is ;made, the next logical step would be to send a monkey up in. a satel- lite, then try to bring him back alive. Planes, Boats Wait It's 'all intended to pave; the way for a round trip in- to orbit The satellite is orbiting the poles .at. distances ranging from. 120, to miles from the earth. It was blasted aloft.by a Thor intermediate range bal- listic missile, shortly before noon.! Only -the 17-foot second weighing pounds; wehtTintov orbit. Hawaii-based, C-119 Flying Boxcars will use .trapeze-like devices to try to catch the parachute. If they miss, boats will hunt, for the capsule. Odds for a successful catch are" admittedly'slim. One offi- cer-explained 'its importance like "Capsule1 recovery is a cris- is point in our man-in-space program.' Recovery from or- bit has rnever been accom- plished, by us or Russia. Un- til we can establish the tech- nique we never send a man into orbit because we have: to be sure we can get him Youth Admits In Farmhouse Mo.- .A! >young man, his teenage" -wife and her sister were shot'to'death in' a'" farnv: house .near. yester- day. Alfred .Ma- rio (Pat) Cor- radi, 18, a la- borer, told p'6- lice" he killed them, but said he didn't know why. Corradl- The dead are' Leroy Albert Kappel, employe of a St. Louis. stove .-manufacturer; Kappel's wiferMary Sue, -18; and her sister, Rosetta Willis, 17, of East Prairie, Mo. charged with first degree murder in each of the-three slayings. Prose- cutor Peter Grewach said this is the story he told: Corradi, 'who referred .to the Kappels .as friends, went to the farm house, taking hamburgers and French" fries.' In the living room, he shot .then ..went to the kitchen and shot the women: drove to the St. Louis suburb of Jennings and told .his girl friend-what he had done. His girl friend's mother called .police. They phoned the state highway pa- trol, -which sent troopers to the farm house. Police fol- lowed .with Corfadi. Tried to Escape the hamburg- ers and French fries had been only partly eaten, and shells from "a :.22. caliber rifle and .38 caliber revolver'were "all over the place.1 the victims-'apparently were 25 to 30 times." Deputy. Sheriff Jack Stew- art said lie living room show- ed signs of. a struggle, and it appeared the women were fleeing when they were shot. An autopsy.was scheduled today. Troy is about 60 miles northwest of St. Louis and the farm 13 miles northeast of Troy. Family Become Of Mystery Poisoning Covina, Calif. The mysterious arsenic poisoning of a family .of .six.has inves- tigators baffled. Five of the six have become Ben, Jr. Mrs. Holt ill in the last few monthsi The sixth, Ben Holt, himself has more arsenic than normal in his system. But, ask puzzled health and New, Used Cars Easily Shopped In Want Ads Winter drivers find It gets increasingly more dif- ficult to "push the old car" on ice and snow-laden streets and highways. Now is the time to re- place that tired automobile while real buys and bar- gains are available. Post-Crescent want ads feature hundreds of new and used cars daily from reputable. dealers and private owners. Read the Post-Crescent want ads for profit, wheth- er for cars, furniture, a home or other items. TODAY'S INDEX Church Notes Comics Deaths Editorials Entertainment Kaukauna Sports Section All B4 A3 A10 B 6 A2 B 7 A12 police agents, where -is -the poison coming Mrs. Mary Holt, ed.suffering stomach cramps, leg pains and a high tempera- ture .the symptoms" of ar- Holt Constance senic -poisoning last May, five months after .they bought the house. After three weeks in a hospital, she came home cured. Now she's ailing again. One by one, ..the children have come down with the same thing, sheriff's officers say. They are Ben, Jr., 10; Mary Darlene, 7; Cynthia, 5, and Constance, 4. Holt, 31, is a baker. Offi- cers said his system was found to contain 30 milli- grams of arsenic, compared with 300 milligrams in his wife's body. The health department checked the. family's pots and pans without success. Authorities recalled the ar- senic poisoning of Mrs. Clare Boothe Luce in Italy 'three years ago. The.arsenic was traced to paint on her bed- room ceiling. A physician said Mrs. Holt and the children are not in any immediate danger from the poisoning. Sheriff's officers said they have no reason to suspect foul play but are not ruling out the possibility. Holt said he knows of no enemies. "I believe it's in the house somewhere, maybe in the he said. Why don't they move? "I can't afford he said. 'I'm paying a month for the. house, and I lost my car after my wife had to stop working. We'ra trying to To Democrats As'OldFogeys' Sen! Humphrey and Gov. Williams Main Speakers Toledo, Ohio Repub- licans .were called "the par- ty- of .the old -last night ;as.. two top-ranking Democrats urged'a orig- inal approach to the; nation's problems. Sen'.' Hubert -Humphrey (D- extolled youthful ideas' of ?the' Democratic New Deal: in 'the 1930s and used the' term "old.' fogeys" in- de- scribing the Republican par- ty. "It's .a sign of middle Humphrey said of GOP lead- ership, "when ;the obstacles loom larger than the chal- lenge of .overcoming them.' He spoke to ;lj500 .delegates attending the' National Young Democratic Clubs of America convention.' Not at .Dead End Goy. G.-Mennen Williams of Michigan suggested Demo- crats base their thinking, in 1960, on adventurous experi- mental and take a chance ideas. The Republicans, he said "would have us think that we have come to a dead end and therefore should be happy with .what, we have and en- joy it while -we can. "We have not come to a dead "he declared. are on the. frontier: of a new era of possibility." Truman will close the with .a banquet speech tonight. The former' president! .Twill be grand- marshal of .a parade of Young Democrats through th? downtown, section today. Truman said he hoped there wouldn't.' be'- "catfights" ovej the Democratic the news conference, he -shar- and-. Wil- liams the former president in- dicated he would not. express a.prefererice.fbr any one cari- he casts at the national convention in Los Angeles next July "if I am a delegate." He added: My -whole idea is to keep the Democratic party in shape so we can win." Upheld in Warning of Highway Speed Trap' Hopkinsvilie K sign by: motel owner .Joe Noff singer -reading: ing, speed trap -operated by local will stay up at nearby Cr of ton. Circuit Judge; Ira D. Smith ruled -yesterday free- dom of permits Noff- singer to maintain the sign and a similar one. Mayor William Munday complained the signs are hurting business. Motorists refuse, to stop even -to buy gas.'.'- Noff singer -c o mmented: "I intend to .see this thing through. When.Crofton offi- cials start doing right, I'll do right." Crofton is on U. S. 41, in southwestern Kentucky. Ji M m Military Photo j; Ten of the 49 Pupils in this New London: school" bus -were injured, 'only'one seriously, when it overturned on County ".Trunk near New London. Warren Ullman, bus driver, told attempted to crash with a car.that was, out of ..control. on the icy. highway at the Jess Lathrop hill. lOPu 1 Milwaukeean Is 14th Winnebago Road Fatality; 10 Youngsters Hurt A "New London school bus .overturned and; a Milwaukee hunter's'car "slid into, the path -of- an .oncoming .ciar.xas the '.inthe a rash of accidents.Friday night." _ "All but one of-the 49 pupils escaped serious in- juries.. Nine others had minor injuries..The hunter was killed almost .instantly. v A.-Wolk, 56, was-on his way north'for a weekend of hunting when his car slid mto the path of a skiding south- bound car driven.by Ronald H. Voeltner, 19, .Berlin, on Highway 41 -near the Valley Airways about 10 p. m. Fri- day. Wolk died of a severe Winnebago. county police said, the Voeltner car: slid 29 feet Wolk -car .that had skidded into ;his'lane' of traffic. The car sfruck with such impact that the right sider of the' Wolk car was pushed in until it al- most touched the left side; 14th, County Death Wolk was pronounced .dead on arrival at Theda Clark hospital, Neenah. It was the fourteenth .traffic, death inxthe county this year. Voeltner re- ceived a cut lip and cheek laceration. He was hospital: ized' for observation. The New London bus acci- dent occurred about p.m. Friday on the Jess Lathrop lill on-Waupaca County Trunk D near. New London. Warren Ullman, the bus Turn to Page 14, Col. 3 Parcel Post Rates to Be Increased Soon Washington Parcel post rates will go up soon, but most likely after'the Christ- mas, mailing rush is over. ;An million" a year in- crease was. approved by'' the interstate commerce -com- mission yesterday. This aver- ages to a; 17.1 per cent boost over current rates. The post office said'it would announce next week when the new rates go into effect. Re- ports were .that would give-the public at least a 60-day notice. increases will vary cording to the size of the package and the distance it has to go. Small items going a short way will shoulder the biggest boosts. There will be reductions for some 'of the biggest packages heading for long trips. Deputy I. Mikoyah- says pre- paring to space missile -lead over the United States by launching a rocket 'to" visit :the sun." v Mikoyan, the highest Soviet official ever to appear in a Latin American country, told a dinner given in his honor by city officials last, 'nigHt that Russia has surpassed .the United States both in the sci- entific and in economic areas. "Who gave '.the .United States- a monopoly, on occupy- ing first place the; he -demanded. Army, Air Force and v Navy Secretaries See r. i Eisenhower in Georgia BY DOUGLAS B. CORNELL Augusta, Ga., The secretaries of and air force had their chance for a final say on the new military budget in a conference, today Eisenhower. The.president sailed .them in from a meefe ing in his working quarters at Augusta National Golf The delegation included. Deputy Sec. of Defense Thomas Si Gates, Jr., Army Sec. Wilber M. Brucker, Navy Franke, Air Force Sec; James H. Douglasrand "the Penta? gon's. research chief, Dr. Her- bert F. York., V Eisenhower is striving to wrap up his entire budget for the 1961 .fiscal year in... ad- vance of .his overseas good will tour, starting .3., It looks as if. the budget .may hit a peacetime record high of billion., Conference Nov. 30 Another prelude to the trip to 11 European, Asian and Af- rican nations will' be a confer- ence Nov. 30 in Washington with- Democratic and Repub- lican leaders in congress., This is -Eisenhower's substi tute- for what he says is an impractical proposal by Sen Thomas J. Dodd (D-Conn) that a top Democrat, such as former President. Truman go along on the- gooc will, expedition. Wayne: act in g White JEfouse press secretary told news conference yes terday that 'invitations .to the at- a .White House breakfast went by telegram to. five 'Democrats and vfoiir Republicans. sent bids.tp as) Republican; Leader erett ,M. ;of 'the foreign, relations committee, W> -Fulbrigtit: and the senior Republican'-'on the committee, SenI Alexan- der Wiley v, The house members are Speaker Sam.; Rayburn" (D Democratic Leader John W. Republican Leader, .Charles E; Halleck and--from the house foreign affairs coni rhittee, Democratic Ghairinan Thomas E.-Morgan the fop Republican member Rep. Robert B. Chiperfielc Khrushchev Keeping Pledge Man Expects Son From Lithuania Washington .Nikita; S. Khrushchev apparently is keeping at least one persona] promise to allow" some Lithu- anians to join their American relatives. here. :Other Khrush- chev pledges may stilTbe honored. Paulius Leorias, a Chicago Appleton SWn Divers Joined the search for Greg- Pont-Creteent Photo left, and Harold J. Engerson, 1517 E.. Marion street, a ory Fischer, 3-year-pld son of Mr. and Mrs. Otis Fisch- member of the Appleton police force. Despite exten- who has been missing since-5 p.m. sive land, air and water search efforts, no trace of Thursday, ftreparing to enter the Wolf river at New Gregory has been found. He is presumed drowned Kbank JSuiomer street, Jn lie ice-covered river.