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The Weather. Partly cloudy ond o little warmer through Sunday, chance of scattered light snow extreme north; lows tonight 10-20; highs Sundofr 30s. AUSTIN DAILY HERALD tr/~»t t*\r*rt*+'ri * ^^^ "* VOL. CXXXVI Filibuster Supporters Score Win Johnson Continues to Hold Firm Upper Hand in Bitter Fight WASHINGTON (AP) — Compromise forces guided by Majority Leader Lyndon B. Johnson (D-Tex) held a firm upper hand today in the Senate battle over making it easier to choke off filibusters. They won a lopsided 60-36 vote Friday in a first test of strength when antifilibuster forces tried to establish that each new Senate has the right to adopt its own rules without regard to prior rules. ' But senators demanding a tighter curb on filibusters than Johnson has proposed kept on fighting. Sen. Paul H. Douglas (D-1I1), who denounced Johnson's proposal as "a fake," offered a substitute that would permit filibusters to be halted by 50 votes, or a majority of all 98 senators, after 15 days. Two Thirds Present AUSTIN, MINN., SATURDAY, JANUARY 10, 3959 TAB DAY — Larry Turner, 1301 W. College, attached his 1959 tab to his license plate Friday at the deputy registrar's office, 507'/ 2 E. Oakland. After today a $1 penalty will be charged. The penalty jumps to $2 after Jan. 21 and $2.50 Feb. 1. Tabs must be on by March 2.. SISTERS CRITICALLY INJURED Girl, 12, Beaten to Death in South Minneapolis Home SINGLE COPY — It J 6 Pages POP the apetdflf, ttor weather report these dayi shfluld be fine to* day and osdotef MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A 12- Under Johnson's compromise,) vear ' old Sirl was savagely slugged talkfests could be shut off and is-; ^ cleath and two younger girls sues forced to a vote by two-thirds j won? lc{t critically wounded early of the senators present and vot- ; '-"day by an assailant who invaded ing. The existing rule requires thei llu;ir southside home, votes of 66 senators, or two-thirds i Within two hours police arrested of the entire membership. Douglas contended that the difference between Johnson's proposal and the present rule is so minor a man who Del. Inspector i Charles Wetherille said was iden-! tified as the attacker by one, of .. the girls and a 15-year-old baby 1 that it could be detected "only i sitter. ; with a powerful magnifying! Held without charge was Glenn' g' ass -" R. Holscher, 2.'). Minneapolis, a The substitute offered by Douglas for a bipartisan bloc of Northern and Western senators will come up for a vote Monday. Debate on it and other proposed amendments will be limited to two hours each under an unanimous agreement reached late Friday before the Senate recessed for the weekend. An additional four hours of general debate will be permitted before final action. Scant Prospects Backers of Douglas' proposal for commercial artist. Inflicted by Gun Killed was Patricia Gross. 12. She died in a hospital nearly three hours after the beating, apparently inflicted by a gun. Hospitalized in critical condition with skull fractures Patricia's sister, Colleen, 8. and Beulah Gully, 7, the daughter of a woman friend of the Gross chil- He was listening to the radio in his bedroom shortly before 1 a.m. while the three girls slept in another bedroom. Hearing a noise downstairs he went to investigate and was accosted in the kitchen by a man who told him not to make a sound. The man taped his hands behind his back and forced him back! into his bedroom, where he taped his ankles as well. Then he went to the girl's bedroom, taped the two younger chil-j dren and dragged Patricia into the living room. "I could hear her screaming and then he beat her on the head," Robert said. Slugged Other Girls After slugging the other girls, Robert said, the man returned to bedroom and bludgeoned him on the head. The youth feigned unconsciousness and the intruder left. As he reached the first floor Disappointed That Ike's 'Union' Talk Wasn't Bolder WASHINGTON (AP) — D e m o c ratic congressional leaders made it clear today they plan to whip through their own legislative pro-! gram without much regard! to President Eisenhower's recommendations. Although Eisenhower will not spell out publicly the details of his proposals until his Jan. 1!) budget message. Democrats generally complained his State of the Union report Friday lacked the bold approach they contend is needed to meet swiftly mounting world problems. Republicans stood firmly behind the President. Sen. John F. Kennedy ID-Mass) summed up the viewpoint of many of his colleagues when he said: Regrets Failure "I don't think the President has recognized the intensity of the problems crowding in on us, especially in the field of national defense. We are approaching the Reds Propose Peace Conference on Berlin head of the stairway to see if he was gone. The gunman returned and administered another beating to his oldest sister and the other girls, Robert said. Then he left. Wetherille said it was not known immediately whether Patricia had been raped. The beatings were discovered a short time later by a man who apparently called on Mrs. Gross. He went to another house nearby and called police. Sped lo Hospital Mrs. Gross, a divorcee, returned home shortly afterwards, Wether- ille said, and was met by the half- MURDER (Continued on Page 2) us on e ac o debate-limitation by majority vote h i 8 hea d but was released after dren's mother, Mrs. Irene Gross.! BUT STILL COMPLAINS The baby sitter, Robert Gross.! ~~~ suffered bad cuts on the back of operational intercontinental missiles and we will not. I regret his failure to meet this situation." Sen. Hubert Humphrey CD- Minn) said Eisenhower had failed to come up with any new ideas in quest for world peace. Hum- p.hrey said "it appears the Senate will be required to take the initiative in the field of foreign policy proposals." Sen. Paul H. Douglas (D-Ili), in line to head the Senate-House Economic Committee, said Eisenhower "left untouched the biggest domestic problem of the nation, our four million unemployed." Will Write Ticket Emphasizing the comment of House Speaker Sam Rayburn (D- Tex) that the Democrats will look over Eisenhower's proposals "and then we'll write the ticket," party Prague and Warsaw Suggested as Sites MOSCOW (AP) — Soviet Russia proposed in notes to the Western Big Three and 24 other nations today the convocation of a German peace conference in Prague or Warsaw within two months. Along with the notes went a 25-page proposed peace treaty which would make West Berlin an unmarked free city until such time as the two Germanys are united. The proposed draft treaty was similar to that offered by former Foreign Minister V. M. Molotov five years ago, and included provisions which the Western Powers previously have rejected. Among the proposals (1) Germany be prohibited from joining any military bloc which does not include all signatory nations and (2) all foreign troops pull out of Germany within one year. Prohibit Claims Other sections would prohibit German claims to Eastern territories now occupied by Poland. The note went to all countries that participated in World War II against Hitler's forces. The Soviet notes were in reply ANOTHER CHURCH FIRE — Flames break through roof and belfry of the Sacred Heart (Catholic) Church on Chicago's southwest side Friday night. Firemen pour streams of water from all sides of the church, which was built a year after the great Chicago fire of 1871. (AP Photofax) DETAILS WEDNESDAY said privately they foresaw scant FILIBUSTER (Continued on page 2) hospital treatment. Wetherille said Robert gave this account: SCORNED BANDITS GUNS — Fighting pharmacist Miss Marion Buckmaster, 48, the front of her smock bearing powder burns, tells Officer Vic Perez how she threw bottles at two bandits during an attempted holdup of drug store in Long Beach, Calif. Both gunmen fired. One bullet just missed Miss Buckmaster's waist and another hit the foot of clerk Marlene Hair 21 whose punctured shoe is held by Officer Perez.'The gunmen fled empty handed. (AP Photofax) IN LITTLE ROCK Integration Ordered by Federal Judge Castro Claims He's' Sympathetic to U. S. HAVANA, Cuba (AP) — Fidel (United States to Cuba were h Castro said today he is sympa-! during the lat thetic toward the people of the'guerilla war United States but he complained j forces. On members unloaded an array of ' **' J. AUL ^P)-The natun proposals of their own. ! Gov ' F «*n™ n s tax program Twenty-six senators, led by Sen. James E. Murray (D-Mont), sponsored a bill for federal aid to MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Republican Stale Central Committee met today to select a party chairman, with supporters of Walter Fricke of St. Paul and Ed Viehman of Owatonna both claiming sufficient votes to win the chairmanship. The party's nominating committee had endorsed both for the post" The showdown, feared by many narty leaders to be a bitter one, is expected lo find liberal Repub- 'icans generally backing Fricke By ADOLPH JOHNSON , Highlighting the Legislature's j ing SmTf^ ^ "^ ST. PAUL (AP)-The nature of \ opcning weck was the governoi , s Freeman Taxation Plan Big Question Republicans Meet to Name State Leader school construction and teachers Possible increases in practically salaries calling for a billion-dollar every tax on the books from the ««». i-ic-c.muis i-a* uruurum re-u,. . . , i .Committee Endorsement mained the big question as the'""" 1 innugural rnessa e e - He °«H Expected to be elected chair- lined in general terms his hopes' woman is Evelyn Heberling of Wi- 'in progress for education, human!-!" ona ' alh f°"S h the name s of Mrs. I Kftt.V rtl'lnrflpv nf -Prtnliacfnt. on/} Minnesota Legislature ended the first week of its 1050 session. outlay in the first year. cigarette tax to the tax on in- (^.inr, o c -i- . ! Be tty Grindley of Rochester and tarian activities, government re- Mrs . Sal , p]ank of Minneapolis organization and integrity in gov- - that the U. S. government armed dicators. Pointing to tanks seized from A. S. Mike Monroney (D-; surance premiums figured in spec- Senate bill No. 1 desig-' a federal aid to air- eminent. recognized the government of Provisional President Manuel Urrutia, whom Castro installed in of- year. Monroney fallen dictator Fulgencio Batista, Ifice. Castro said Washington supplied "Those who have been executed them "and did not worry about in eastern Cuba had abused the our democratic feelings." j people," he said. "They all got The rebel leader added at a j trials in military courts." news conference, "I musl recog-j Met Newsmen nize that the United Stales in the! Castro met newsmen after a last year did not send arms to,leader of a separate rebel group Batista. Now the United States has asked checks on the power of Ur- also are mentioned as possible can didates. Mrs. Heberling has the Liberals called the presentation!endorsement of the nominating "statesmanlike." Some conserve- Committee. details of his spending and tax; lives were pretty caustic. Many, In a move to preserve party un- program next Wednesday. .including some liberals, withheld jlty, John Mooty, acting chairman had 40 cosponsors for the "m" ea 7 He has all ' eady said w " )illion ! f. ommenl . , on * e P 1 ^ 1 ' 11 '" unlH>s withdrawn as a candidate for ure. medb 'I dollars in additional revenue will |Ulc>y could see how ll ls to be fi-j first vice chairman. He feels the • •' •• •-- - i ho nnorioH Inancecl. , losing candidate for the chairman- Moved Smoothly 'ship should be named first vice Both Senate and House moved; Chairman with an automatic seat .smoothly through opening day as ' l member of the party's execu- ure. Amid the critical Democratic, barrage. Republicans backed the' President. j Sen. Styles Bridges of New' Hampshire, chairman of the Sen- be needed. On two things most Legislators were agreed: Higher Riilt-s That the governor will have to sessions. ate GOP Policy Committee, said ; ask for higher income tax rates In the House, liberals showed; tive committee. Backing Frlclte recognized us and we are glad." Shipments Hailed rutia's government. Castro publicly criticized him as ^ ~~.....,ifcv*_i., oaiu M^*\ lui ui^uci income UIX lillCS' n ,, ! .*i»v.»t.,|, iin-nc he was particularly pleased that ; and that he will not propose a < , strenRlh l)y elecl t"S ns ; Elmer L. Anderson, of St. Paul „;.,„„, ..... .... i 11. speaker Rep. E. J. Chilgren of former state senator, who has All weapons shipments from the i a troublemaker, ostensibly be-! j cause his group seized some arms j ! earlier this week. Man Draws Life Term for $90 Holdup LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) Eisenhower "made it so clear our'general sales tax. defense effort cannot be based onj The ' a^Smum^\S a SiJt°ff r niIisti eXha h Sted - T' m ° rC m ° ney ""~ be a continuing el fort " ^ be r ™ ed " l prescilt rates wi " h be needed to meet U_. § j ments for increasing rTA Notice Leaves !school children. Littlefork. He won 72-5!) over con- Lloyd Duxbtiry mentioned prominently as a governor in 1960 is i backing Fricke. to Western rejections of an earlier Soviet note. The note of Nov. 27 had proposed that the United States, Britain and France pull their troops out of West' Berlin, leaving it an unarmed free city. In similar Western rejections, the three nations suggested that a Big Four conference be called to consider the whole German problem, including reunification. However, Tass said the Soviet draft treaty proposal was given the Western Big Three "for transmission to governments of these states and other states who took part with their armed forces in the war against Germany, as well as to the governments of the German Democratic Republic (Communist East Germany) and the Federal German Republic (West Germany.)" The West has refused repeated Soviet suggestions that it sit down with East Germany to discuss a peace treaty or reunification. The West contends that the East German regime is illegal because it does not have popular support and therefore does not deserve a p]ac* in discussions. The Tass statement went'on: "The conclusion of a peace treaty with Germany would play a positive part not only in safeguarding peace in Europe but also in solving the all-national task of the German people: the unification of Germany. "The note of the Soviet government to the governments of the U.S.A., Britain and France also replies to the notes of these governments on the Berlin question and again expresses the desire to settle the Berlin question through the states concerned." The U.S. reply to the earlier Soviet note had said Berlin should be discussed "in the wider framework of negotiations for a solution of the German problem as well as that of European security." "FLIGHT WONT GET OFF GROUND' ilative j one-i t _ provisional j period. ; I Provisional President Manuel j Urrutia, whom Castro installed,! an Impression TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Elm- -the governor and his party are hurst Elementary School has' solidly on record against it. Never- ; an economical way to get theless a group of business lead- 1 "' for Parent-Teacher e >'- s has begun a drive for such a : Telephoned Bomb Threat Made as Mikoyan Prepares Departure ' """olved Congress Tuesday on the ' r,ck,d will, sup- dictator Fulgen- Because of five previous felony convictions, a Little Falls manj 81 ' oimd il *"\s pa'-ki.-d with sup- 1 drew a life term in Stillwateri'P? rlers oi HIP H- ' ' "* Prison Friday for the $fl<) holdii'ji C1 ° Batssl «of a filling station. j Wa "' J ' Y< '<' El«'Hioas He is James H. Anderson, 33 ' . chilu '«°»t also said Friday the who pleaded guilty in the robberv ''"'ectorate wanted tree elections ~r *u.. r> : ,..: iwithhl n YPfir inqtPM/^ rkf Htc. 10 *~ Chaumont bad maintained ear lier tiiat the directorate wa.s not I gelling a voice in the government i, hi ,n l ° mbhl> 1>r " pe ''' y tiiat tax properly and eady are too LITTLE ROCK, Ark. i.APi - A federal judge today ordered the Liule Rock School Board to "niovo 1 forward within their official pow> ers" to carry otit a plan of intf;- tjratkia lor (lie cily's closed hia;h schools. U. S. District Judge John E. Muller further ordered the board to report to the court within ;it) days details of whatever affirmativ.- steps they have taken to comply with this order. Miller's order put into e fleet -j mandate issued Dec. '2, !<J3U, by she 8th U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals at St. Louis. Thwart Execution Miller enjoined the.board Jro:« leasing public school facilities u LUJ>" private group lor operaliuu .>!' segregated schools and "from engaging in any other acts, whether independently or in participation with anyone else which are cap- iable »( serving to impede, iluva.-; ,or fusirate UKI execution oi llie j integration plan mandated against idiem." i The two-page ortlf-r was accom- ! panied by a 2(i-pai;o opinion. i Guv. Orval K. Fsmbus closed Little Rock's four high schools, in-! I eluding the all - Negro Hora;-ej 'Mann High, last Sept. 12. About I .3,700 students were displaced > by the move designed to forestall |court - ordered integration. Private High Schools Several private high schools, have been set up in Little Rock! since that time. One is operated by the Little Rock Private School Corp., a segregated, all white institution which is supported by; public donations and has the governor's backing. i , Faubus said he would have :i>i j comment on Miller's order until {he had rludied il and consulted witl) his advisers. drew a 5-4U year term. In a second criminal eaac. Di.s- trict Judge Walter F. RogObheski. i sentenced DeWayne K. Gaili, i'i.j ec!uul l " whal he '•laim.'d w;,.> it.,; to a five-year term with the Youth Conservation Commission after his; conviction for criminal negligence. But (he term was suspended on condition Gath serve !KI days in the .Morisoi! County jail and then serve the balance of the term under probation. He was convicted in the traffic death last June 22 of Mrs. Roy E. Johnson, 19. in a 1 ! accident near Camp Ripley. GOP Plans No More Chanoes WASHINGTON (AP> - Rtpuljli-'; cans apparently plan no iunh--j changes in their House leadership this session. j U L B ii.- r ' The lusl t(>p J ftb — c ' op whip' MarSher Penalties TOr - appeared likely to go again tc Drunkenness Urqed Rep - Les!ie c - Al ' ends of Illinois * Arends was a supporter oi Kc-p. (AP) _ ( Joseph W. Martin of Massachu- SANDSTONE, Minn. Harsher penalties for drunken ! drivers were urged here Friday by North Central District of the setts, who was ousted as minority leader this week. But . -- - the new .... leader, Hep. Charles A HallecH Evangelical Lutheran Church at of Indiana?'has said he knew oi its annual meeting. . uo demand to topple Arends a* ' Delegates, by resolution, called' assistant leader i for impounding the cars and li- Halleck's statement indicated censes in cases where liquor or | Mends would be re-elected at :m-' drunken drivvng is shown to be; next Republican i-onimncc clearly involved in an accident.) Another Martin si'ppwt-r' Rep It ako was suggested that more, Richard M. Simpson of Pennsyl- severe penalties be provided where vania, was re-elected chairman i minors are concerned with liquor of the Republican Congressional! violations. ; committee Friday. " i PIG-A-BOO — Odin Erga, giant 1,000-pound porker from. Norway, manages a fat-jowled squint from the shadows of overlapping ears at the end of a five-week journey to Texas. The Landrace prize hog, eight feet long and valued in the five figure range 'was flown fioin New York to Dallas on the final leg of its journey in.m Norway. Its new owner, local businessman W. L bridges, will get a bargain in spareribs if Odin Erga ever faces slaughter—the Lancirace breed has 32 ribs, four more than the average porker. Judy Walker, 18, adds the contrast note. (AP Photofax) CHICAGO (AP)—An anonymous telephone caller today threatened to blow up the plane that will carry Russian Deputy Premier Anas- las Mikoyan lo San Francisco. Mikoyan, on tour in the United States, had booked passage on Auto Death of Rochester Man Lifts Toll By Tin: ASSOUATKU I'KKSS A Rochester mar, was killed esrly today when an auin rolled over on Highway H about 10 miles west of Wiiioiia. Killed was John Murphy Jr., 21, who was a passenger in a car driven by Raymond Knutson of : rural Rochester. A highway patrolman said it appeared that Knutson had lost control of the car, which veered to: the left side of the highway and rolled into the ditch. The accident! occurred at 1:40 a.m about two; miles ea.st of Leiwslon. Kuutsoii: was not injured. Murphy's death and those of four other persons Friday raised' Minnesota's highway traffic toll to; 13 compared with 19 a year ago.! The other victims were William J Foldoe, 30, oi Bagley and his son, i Billy, 5;. Steven Beyer, C, of Min- i neapolis: and James Jensen, 74J of Sleepy Eye. Foldoe and his sou were killed in a car-train accident near Bag-; ley. 1 United Air Lines flight 721, due inland saying: " to Chicago from the East Coast!ness." to at 10:45 a.m., CST. Departure time for a direct flight to San Francisco was set at 11:20 a.m., CST. A spokesman for United said the telephoned bomb threat was made to a reservations agent in the airline's Loop office about 3:45 a.m. today. Low Masculine Voice The spokesman said the anonymous voice was described by the agent as a low masculine voice with a heavy accent. The telephoned message was: That's their bus-'- Mikhail Menshikov, Russian ambassador to the United States who is a member of the touring party, told newsmen: •Lot of Threats' "We always have a lot of threats." He asked if police knew about the bomb threat and, assured they did, commented; "They'll take care of it." Mikoyan, who took hostile jeers in stride, mixed sightseeing with speechmaking during his 24-hour stay in Chicago. Getting into in"Listen very carefully. That [ ternal Soviet politics, he predicted flight Mikoyan is on will never a more important ambassador et off the ground. It will blow up £ ' rst United reported the call to the > )Ombsc l uad of *e Chicago police and detectives to Midway Airport. The United spokesman said Mi- koyan's flight originated in Boston and was en route to Chicago via Hartford, Conn. He said maximum, though routine, searches of the plane and safety precautions were carried out at both Boston and Hartford. The plane, a DC-7, carries 58 passengers. No Plan Change No change in plan was indicated by Mikoyan and members of his touring party. Members of the police bomb squad checked their baggage, A police guard was assigned to watch the luggage and convoy it to the airport from their hotel. One member of the RussJan party .responded to inquiries about its reaction by pointing to a U.S. State Department security post for deposed leader V. M. Molotov. Weather Official U. s. Readings from THE HERALD Weather Site on Roof of Fire Station: Beading 8:30 a.m. — 9 above.' Previous 24-hr, high — 2. Previous 24-hr. IQW — 4. Genera] Weather — Overcast. Temperatures Recorded at THK HERALD Building: FRIDAY 1 P. M. 2 P. M. 3 P. M. i 4 P. M. ;5 P. M. !e P. M. 22 24 25 24 22 20 7 P. M. 8 P. M. 9P.M. 10 P. M. 11 P. M. 12 P. M. i A 2A M. M. 3 A. M. 4 A. M. 5 4. M. 6A-M- SATURDAY 7A.M. 14 14 8 A. M. 9A..H. . .»! UA. IK, lli Jt> U It m: st;

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