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Green Bay- Press - Gazett VOLUME XLIII, No. 158 48 PAGES UNITED PRESS ASSOCIATED PRESS GREEN BAY, WIS., THURSDAY EVENING, JANUARY 2, 1958 GAZETTE ESTABLISHED IN FEBRUARY, 1863 FREE PRESS ESTABLISHED IN MAY. 1914 Rivalry May Mean End of Joint Chiefs Probers Convinced Change Needed I In Defense Field WASHINGTON W The Senate preparedness subcom-. mittee has under consideration a series of proposals that could lead to legislation shearing the u Joint Chiefs of Staff ol their military commands. The subcommittee, headed by Democratic leader Lyndon B. Johnson of Texas, has heard contradictory testimony from military leaders and scientists about the amount of service rivalry that still exists under supposed unification of the armed forces. But it can be said that most of the subcommittee members now are convinced there has been so much confusion and bickering among Army, Navy and Air Force leaders in the Pentagon that the nation's missile and satellite programs have been seriously handicap ped. No Unanimous Opinion Following this up in prepar ation for resumption of hearings Monday, the subcommittee's staff has delved far back into the records in its effort to determine where this con flict best can be dissolved. While there is no unanimous opinion, the prevailing impres sion among subc ommittee members seems to be that it might be best to start at the top of the military structure in any recommended shakeup. This could take the form of relieving the joint chiefs of command duties. The joint chiefs, consisting' of the heads of the three services, have the dual role of over-all military planning and of operating the individual services. This has led to some suggestions that their loyalty to their individual services has interfered with their decisions on over-all military plans, although Gen. Nathan F. Twining, chairman of the joint chiefs, has denied this in public testimony. Back to 1949 4w '''V::;.,;!'' -.-V.'.:', V-'v .' : . : '" ivyXiSyS1 :y::'s'y!y'ywy:v!. y , '- '.. 'y .V. .' :"- 7:W7y7;77:;y ; 7:,: 7 : y : ,; ' ":! :.' ::'';i:fc.;iJ';,:.::."' - ' - ' : . . -;.! -. ' '.V i:X:?iSy !'i ';.- .::' " ..-.';- - i-:' v'"JMfW' S('J.S:' . : ' ' ;v':9'5:tvi:; A;' .r ; : 77 ' ' ,:, , -..,..,:7 7 7 . 7 . (7'; y- k'SIS-- ; 7 (.. '"y." 7V:-y7v ''v;'H'ti::M:S!:v:lfl;-i I 7 7.f y , v y ktirv on Venezuela' Chim -of erameinit New Year Baby Cynthia Louise Kust, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Kust, 1007 Raymond St., seems unconcerned over all the publicity stemming from her early arrival at St. Vincent Hospital on New Year's Day. She was born at 12:16 a.m. nearly a full hour ahead of the second child born at St. Mary's Hospital. The baby, shown with her mother, Nancy, will receive a large number of prizes in the annual first baby contest sponsored by the Press- Gazette and 28 other businesses. Court Critical Of. Real Estate Broker's Exam Decision Against Green Bay Woman On Quiz Nullified Circuit Judge Edwin Wilkie of Dane County has ruled in Madison that the examination given by the Wisconsin Real Estate Broker's Board has "unreasonably high standards" for applicants for broker's licenses. Judge Wilkie's ruling grew out of a case involving a Green Bay woman. Mrs. Mirah Wall. 1230 Oregon St., who re Icently completed an examina tion for a real estate broker's license. Judge Wilkie Tuesday threw out the board order denying Mrs. Wall a license and order ed that the board give her "a fair opportunity" to get a license. Wilkie's ruling, how ever, does not mean that she automatically will get a license. The judge said the examina tion given Mrs. Wall has un- Finding Elephant at Door No Way To Greet New Year NOTTINGHAM, England (IP Mrs. Noreen Lindley Crawled out of bed the morning after New Year's Eve and shuffled to the front door to see who was making all that noise. She switched on the light and saw an elephant waving its trunk through the front door panelling. Mrs. Linley screamed, grabbed her two children and took off for her neighbors on the run. "We've got an elephant in the house," she reported. "Oh, go back to bed and sleep it off," the cross and sleeping neighbor answered. Mrs. Lindley left the children and ran back home where she saw what she thought were two elephant trunks, sparring. It was only her husband trying to ward off the elephant with the hose from the vacuum cleaner. Linley seemed to be holding his own so Mrs. Lindley sped to the police station. "We've got an elephant in the house," she told the first bobby she saw. "What color?" asked the bobby. "You come and have a" look." The bobby did.. He called reinforcements and eventually they persuaded the elephant to leave the front door. It lumbered down the street, pushed an empty automobile 50 yards and tried unsuccessfully to uproot a lamp post. A hero arrived in the form of its trainer from the circus from which jumbo had escaped. ' Highway Death Record Smashed Over Holiday Forecast of 130 Fatalities Is Topped; Nine Die in One Mishap; State Has Three Cynthia Louise Kust First 1958 Baby Here Arrives at St. Vincent 16 Minutes After Start of New Year To Win Annual Contest Mr. and Mrs. Donald Kust, 1007 Raymond St., are the parents of the first babv born in a Green Bay hos- In exploring the situation, pitai on tne lirst day ot 19D8. the subcommittee's staff hasj St. Vincent Hospital, which has been open less than gone back as far as the 1949 a week, had the honor of havintr tho first hahv nf tha . - - - -o - v v t v- mv. Plane Crew In Albania Safe and Well By The Associated Press New Year traffic deaths of 157 set a record for a reasonably hieh standards of one-day celebration of that holiday. competency calculated to fence! The total also exceeded the toll of 130 predicted by in the licensing of real estate the National Safety Council. brokers beyond the intent of; But it fell far short of the 225 lives lost on the streets ine legislature. anJ roads in the recent one Cites Standards Wilkie added that the li censed brokers "are entitled to competition from these new applicants who qualify competent within the standards established by the Legislature." Asked for comment on the day Christmas observance. The worst accident of the holiday was reported from Eureka. S. D., where nine per- asisons. including the parents and four children of one family returning home from a hol iday 1 visit, were killed about midnight Wednesday that time, a minority of which former Secretary of State Dean Acheson was a member rec ommended that Congress create a single chief of staff over the joint chiefs. The present chairman of the joint chiefs has only an advisory role. The minority said the ex isting structure "operates to prevent our disinterested and able indeed often brilliant high ranking military men from performing the best serv Today's Chuckle Old Maid: A woman who regrets that she had so much sense when she was young. New Year delivered in its ma- wriimjr ucjjai uncut, ine cmia ,f;,trc flrp safp and wpll arrivprf at 17-lfi am U'orfn. l"SnlerS Sre SaIe 3X1(1 W eU Reuss Starts Suit To Limit Soil Bank Pay day, nearly an hour ahead of the second infant of the new year born at St. Mary's. Bellin Memorial Hospital placed a distant third when its child arrived at 1:02 p.m. LONDON ( The V a,V " maid, "I felt in my own mind! were from Wisconsin. mist Aiuttun icpuncu luuajr that j had written a good ex. mat live men ana a woman jammation but was informed aboard a British cargojthat I had failed, getting only plane forced down by Redj 62 ver cent score." Mrs. Wall said she then con- cntam has not had a diplomatic mission in the Soviet satellite on the Adri atic since 1946 and asked the first Trench to investigate the Idowning of the plane. The Al and Mrs. Kust named Danlans 8ccusea lne aircrau oi dansMf.r rvnlhio ispassmg. Mr. their new Louise. She weighed in at seven pounds, two ounces and measured 20 inches in length. The Kusts have one other child, Kathy, 15 months, born . c r. r '.. r WASHINGTON 11 RPn I0rZf the Rocke- Henry S. Reuss (D-Wis) asked t the old St. Vincent Hospital. -itt. rwpnS.!U. S. District court today tojTo Receive Gjfts Reorganization recommended: r Secretary of Agriculture Cynthia Louise and her par-that the existing system "bejBenson from Payin8 more than:ents will receive a large num-revised to remove the com-J$3'000 t0 anv oneJarmer underjber of gifts and prizes for tak-mand function from the "Joint jthe s01' bank acreage reserve jng firet place in the annual Chiefs of Staff: in order to Program. first baby contest. The event enable them to work more effectively as a unified planning agency." This was essentially what Lt. Gen. James M. Gavin, the Army's chief of research and development, proposed in urg ine the subcommittee to rec ommend abolition of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Plan Board Proposed Dr. Vannevar Bush, former head of the wartime Office, of Scientific Research and Devel opment, proposed a central military policy planning board, made up of military men already retired or about to re tire. Air Force Lt Gen. James H. Doolittle (ret.) told the John son subcommittee there ought to be a Pentagon reorganization leading to the formation of a single general staff for the three branches of the service. Doolittle said he thinks eventually this country will have to go to "an old type gen eral staff, with a head." Reuss contended in his suit; is sponsored by the Press-Ga-that the Agriculture Depart-jzette alone with 28 other busi ness establishments. A two-page advertisement elsewhere in tonight's paper displays the ;many gifts which will be given Mrs. Kust is ploye at St. Vincent in the record department, working under Sister M. Leo. Her hus- Tl'RN TO PAGE 2. COLUMN t Cooking School Tickets on Sale; Four-Day Fete Tickets are now on sale for the 1958 Press-Gazette Cooking School, to be held at the Bay Theater on the four mornings of Jan. 14-15-16-17. The school offers home-makers an unusual oppor-tunity to combine entertainment with education, plus the competition for thousands of dollars worth of valuable prizes. On stage will be two nationally recognized food experts from the National Livestock and Meat Board who will supervise the four-day 2& hour program. ment has interpreted amend menu to the department's an nual money bill to permit payment of up to $3,000 on each farm. Thus, he said, a personjthe Kust family. with an interest in tnree larms could collect up to $3,000 on each as the law is being interpreted by the department. Acts as Attorney Reuss, who acted as his own attorney in filing the suit, described himself as the author of an amendment he says was meant to limit total compensation paid to any one producer to $3,000 with respect to 1958 crops. Under the soil bank acreage reserve program, the government pays subsidies to farmers who agree to take out of production land which otherwise would be planted to crops al-j ready in surplus. Reuss said in his suit that Benson's actions "exceed his lawful authority." He asked the court to issue an injunction, Unless restrained by court order, Reuss said, Benson's actions will "frustrate the inten tion of the amendment" designed to limit payments. Reuss said payments under agricultural programs should not exceed what is necessary for the maintenance of family-sized farms. He contended that permitting a payment up to $3,000 on each farm owned by the same interests would result in con centration of farmlands in the hands of a few large landowners and promote the extinction of the small farmer. Furthermore, he said, there will be insufficient money available to pay eligible per sons the amount to which they are entitled unless there is a limit of $3,000 on any one pro ducer, regardless of the number of his farms. ' 1 The French minister in the Albanian capital of Tirana, Louis Keller, protested the in cident and began negotiations for a quick settlement. The DC4 Skymaster owned by British Independent Air Travel, Ltd., left Duesseldorf, TURN TO PAGE 2. COLUMN 4 Today's Features Editorials Page 10 Women's World Page 14 Sports News Page 25 De Pere News Page 28 Magazine Page Page 32 Comics Page 34 a former era- Foods p 38 Regional News Pape 40 Financial News .... Page 45 Obituaries . . Page 45 Classified Ads Page 45 suited Atty. Elliott Walstead of Milwaukee, and Walstead agreed to take her case court Mrs. Wall said Walstead ob- m a None Equals '56 Mark The death toll equalled the worst traffic crash in the his- Emit Fischer Dies; Headed :7 - : ; 1 f 'W Cheese Firm Emil R. Fischer, leader in Green Bay's cheese indus- tory of the state, the State Mo-try for many years andjFernandez said. ior x-airui saia. a Minuar cui-;former (Jreen Bav Packer "ueuri- li,JO, j"su president, died suddenly Rebel Radio Captured as Revolt Fails Death Toll, Damage In Short Uprising Held to Minimum CARACAS, Venezuela fl Government forces mopped up additional pockets of rebel opposition on the outskirts of Caracas today and President Marcos Perez Jimenez declared the insurrection was crushed. Government troops took a rebel radio station at Los Teques, about 23 miles from the capital, and used it to announce that the rebel garrison there had surrendered. Perez Jimenez said in a three-minute radio and television announcement this aft ernoon that the rebellion was over and that the death toll and property damage had been kept to a minimum. The army chief of staff, Gen. Romulo Fernandez, in a broad cast said the rebellious garrison at Maracay, center of the revolt, had been taken by government forces at 3:30 a.m. Fernandez added, however, that scattered pockets of rebels were being mopped up. The army chief repeated the claim by President Perez Jimenez in a broadcast Wednesday night that the rest of the country the world's No. 2 oil producer was completely calm. Fernandez said that the rebel leaders fled by air. He reported that Aurelio Ferrevo Tamay, commander of the Maracay .garrison and governor of the state of Araqua, had been restored to his post along with his chief aide. Maracay is the capital of Aragua state. Ferrero Tamay and other of ficials had been seized by rebel troops at 5 a.m. Wednesday, TURN TO PAGE 4. COLUMN t Five Below Predicted Here Tonight Green Bay had its coldest morning of the season today when the mercury hit 3 below at 8 a.m. An even colder 5 below is forecast for tonight along with fair skies. A maximum of onlv 12 was exDectpd todav I killed nine persons, including tOjfive members of one family. Wisconsin finished 1957 with 914 traffic fatalities the third worst year in the state's history and also recorded three deaths in New Year's holiday mishaps. The all-time record for highway deaths was 955 set in 1956. The total for last year cut that by 41. In 1955 the death toll was 932. Last year, three persons were Killed over the New Year's holiday but that cov-! ered a four-day period. At 4 a.m., this morning. Fernandez continued, 25 air force planes from bases at Pal- onegro and Boca del Rio in Maracay were at the main Caracas airport in the service this morning in Miami Beach, Fla., where he had been spending the winter. He was U years ot age andlof . ie government, lived at 1115 S. Monroe Ave.! streetlights Are On Although Mr. Fischer had! In Caracas itself, streetlights suffered from asthma and a i were turned on, ending the heart condition for several .brownout imDosed bv the eov- years, his death was unexpected. He was found dead in bed at the Surf Club in Miami Beach by Mrs. Fischer. The Charles A. Nichols, 26, Osh- Wednesday. kosh, was killed Wednesday! Although most widely night when his car skidded known as Dresident of the Football Corp., ernment as a defense against rebel planes. Planes circled overhead, but a broadcast said thev were couple had been living at thejloyal to the government. club since shortly after Air forre units at Maracav Thanksgiving. They had at-(launched the sudden rebellion tended the Orange Bowl game; against the government early on New Year's Day, sending making it the coldest day of the season also. A high of 15 is predicted for Friday. Almost all of Wisconsin had on an icy curve on HiehwavlPou io, eigni mnes soutn oi usn-nric-horV :t cionifont kosh, traveled 138 feet in the .h,,t; ,.., 3 tree. I.QC in tVio raimlnnmant et Green Bay's expanding cheese jet planes 50 miles east from Maracay to Caracas, the capi- Mr. Ital, before dawn. . Perez Jimenez said antiair- industry, which he helped v,.,,,, s ,--.s.v,gj - . II Ct:rT (1 " ditch and struck a tree. Collision Near Portage Robert G. Golliher, 21, Port sub-zero weather today, and a8e- died Tuesday night in a;ring to tne loreiront until tne the outlook was for continued ; Portage hospital of . injuries;city is known today as the frigid temperatures through'suerec' 'n a two-car collision, "cheese capital of the world." Friday. jthree miles south of Portage.! A resident for almost 50 years, rMnfch..r rMc RIrs- E,,ene Leavines, 33,he was largely responsible for uranisDurg toiaesi wag ki,ed in g twocar crash building the industry into a tne mercury sua to 1J be-0n slippery Highway 12 near large scale operation here. He was the organizer and low at urantsourg. u t n e r Baraboo. Four other persons,! minimums aurmg tne nignt First in Line Mrs. Nettie W. Steeno, 1148 Shawano Ave., makes tax payment to Treasurer Don Clancy today to become first 1958 taxpayer and first person to pay taxes in new City Hall. Collection hours in first floor offices are 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Indications were that a new record for opening day tax collections would be set, Clancy reported. (Another Picture on Picture Page). f ranged up to 2 above zero at La Crosse. Superior had 8 be low, Eau Claire, Stevens Point and Wausau 7 below. Park Falls 4 below, and Milwaukee 1 below. Lone Rock, Madison and Manitowoc had an even zero. The New Year's Day highs ranged from 7 above at Park; Falls and Wausau to 16 at Mil-j waukee. It was 13 in Green I Bay. r A few scattered snow flur ries fell in parts of the state during the night, but amounts were less than one-half inch. Two inches of new snow which fell here on New Year's Eve brought the total on the ground to three inches. The State Highway Commission described driving con ditions in Wisconsin as good. Roads Generally Clear It said main roads were gen erally clear except for scattered slippery spots, most fre quent in sheltered areas. Lesser traveled roads had more frequent slippery stretches. The New eYars Eve snow storm dumped up to five inches of snow on southern Wisconsin. Tl.i'ait taa t,a4 fit'A ir,V,ac ! Racine and Kenosha nearly that much, and other areas lesser amounts. fnlrt u'Aalhpr nrart arrncc most of the eastern half of the; nation today, with the icy air; extending deep into Dixie. I TURN TO PAGE 2. COLUMN TURN TO PAGE 2, COLUMN S TURN TO PAGE 4, COLUMN 2 Today's Weather Furnished by U. S. Weather Bureau Fair and continued cold this afternoon, tonight and Friday. Low tonight 5 degrees below. High Friday 15. Light and variable winds. Relative humidity, 62 per cent. More Weather News Page 48 'Pirate1 Trio Takes Over Yacht at Gunpoint, Demands Trip to Mexico KEY WEST. Fla. (Ji A Winter Park family's holiday cruise turned into a 14- ilWUl &UlipUlilt UlUbOl V,lili three teen-agers boarded their yacht like pirates of old and demanded to be taken to Mexico. A note smuggled ashore brought rescue for Richard Sias, his wife and four children. Today, their brash captors from San Antonio, Tex., faced court action by officials who considered bringing charges of kidnaping and even the archaic crime of piracy. Appearance before Criminal Court Judge Thomas S. Caro was scheduled at Key West for Mike Moore, 17, Tommy Edwards, 15, and Johnny Cox, 16. Sias, 53. a Winter Park packinghouse m a c h i nery manufacturer. his wife Phyllis, 50, sons, David, 14, and John, 10. and daughters, Jane, 15, and Bobby, 13, were shaken but physically unharmed in the night-mar-ish captivity that began New Year's Eve on their sumjru- ous 40-foot power yacht. Fiesta II, at Craig in the Keys. r - . ,. JJ k . scrambled board, pointed a .22 caliber rifle at the astounded Siases and said, "Keep quiet, we'll tell you what to do," Sias related. "They were polite and didn't use any foul language," he said, "but they kept the gun on me and my wife and made me do what they wanted." Sias said the boys first in- j sisted they should take off ! right away for Mexico and he persuaded them it would be necessary to take on more fuel, obtainable, only the next morning. The Fiesta II went into Islamorada for fuel and while it lay there, young David managed to slip ashore momentarily with a note which he handed to Murry Cribb. a docker. The note said: "We are being held at gunpoint. Get help." Cribb rushed to a garage nearby and telephoned the sheriff's department. Monroe County deputies bor-. rowed a motorboat and gave the Fiesta II put to sea with David peering anxiously astern for signs of rescue and his mother frantically waving from a cabin doorway to watchers who already were hurrying to the dock. Deputies Norman Parker and John Hovey overhauled the loafing yacht and as they came abeam, the Texas teen-agers dropped their guns overboard and surrendered. Lt. Rene Raiole of the sheriffs department said the boys, before ordering Sias to sea, loaded his yacht with such a conglomeration of goods that the Fiesta II actually took on a list. Among the articles put on the yacht were auto tires, barbecue equpipment, am-, munition, blankets, food and motor oil. The items are being checked for. ownership, deputies saidf . 4

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