Wisconsin State Journal from Madison, Wisconsin on May 4, 1957 · 1
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Saturday, May 4, 1957
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i I Continued Coo Sunny and continued cool today with frost again to night. Sunday continued fair and cool. High todav 55; low tonight 30. Sun rose. 5 47 a. m. DST; sets, 8.01 t m. DST. u vr a w ISCOf tateJouma MORNING FINAL SECTION 1 MADISON, SATURDAY, MAY 4, 1957 5 CENTS 22 PAGES, THREE SECTION'S Vol. 191. No. U 118th Year Bjarne and Sandy Saved ;5 T 'rh ';: life - mMmmiT Us . : 1. 1 Bjarne Bendixson and h 1 c dog, Sandy, were saved by their housekeeper Friday when fire flashed through the kitchen of their home, SOS E. Mifflin st. k M r s. Margaret Torgeson, about 60, resident housekeeper, received slight forehead and arm burns when she ran through the flames to rescue ' ' the cocker spaniel and awaken FBendixson, night janitor at the the Tenney building, who was sleeping in a front room. Stat Journal Photo by Edwin Stein She was treated and re leased at Madison General hospital. The dog was taken to the Humane Society pet shelter, where officials said he received some lung damage from smoke, but probably will recover. Fire inspectors were unable to determine the cause of the kitchen and a small rear porch. Nos. 1 and 3 companies extinguished the fire. was n 111 Ir" LT3LZ3U n i u u HA 0) I i i f i it a i x v u w r3 0 s w m m ft -t. m m Four Slichters Honored Close Look at 'Good Life' Idea Urged Services Set for McCarthy First Rites in U.S. - Capitol on Monday Funeral services for Sen. Jo seph R. McCarthy (R-Wis ) will be held in Washington, . D. C, Monday and in Appleton, Wis., his home, on Tuesday. Monday a requiem high Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. fei St. Matthews' Cathedral in Washington, followed by a half- hour service in the IT. S. Senate i chambers in the national Capitol at 11 a.m. The celebrant at the Mass in 4 the cathedral will be Archbishop Patrick O'Boyle of Washington, Msgr. John K. Cartwright, rector of the cathedral, will preach the sermon. The body will be borne by plane from Washington to Wis-, consin, arriving at the Oshkosh airport about 4 p.m. Monday. The body will he in state at St. Mary's Church, Appleton, Mon-dav night and Tuesday morning.) The services at Appleton will j be at noon Tuesday in St. Mary's t Church. Burial will be in St. Mary's cemetery, Appleton. Sen. Alexander Wiley (R-Wis.) and six members of the Wisconsin House of Representatives delegation will represent Congress at the Appleton services as honorary pallbearers. , In addition to Wiley, tentative: -arrangements have been madei for plane transportation to Ap-i -pleton for Reps. Melvin R. Laird -Marshfield; John H. Byrnes, Green Bay; William K. Van Pelt, Fond du Lac: Lawrence W Smith. Racine, all Republicans; and Clement Zablocki (D-Mil waukee) Eighteen members of the Wis consin Legislature have been ap - pointed as an official delegation of the state Senate and Assembly and will attend the services at Appleton in a body. - Flags were at half staff Fri day on the Capitol, the White House, and other government buildings for the once - swash' buckling senator who died at 48 Thursday night from an acute liver ailment. In the Senate, McCarthy's i; body will lie before the rostrum. Services of half an hour will be conducted by a Catholic clergy man and the Senate chaplain 'the Rev. Dr. Frederick Brown Legislative Prayer Hails Foe of Reds Prof. Peterson Given Award for Teaching The time has come for a com prehensive evaluation of the great American experiment to provide the good life for all in an economy of plenty, some 400 blaze which spread through the (engineers and industrialists were told at the University of Wisconsin Friday. Sumner II. Slichter, a Wiscon sin native who graduated from the university in 1913 and went on to become one of the na tion's leading business econo mists and a Harvard University professor, addressed the Friday night Engineer's Day banquet in the Memorial Union. He discussed modern technology and its relation to a social "experiment that is magnificent in the ambition of its aims" now going on in this country. At the dinner, Pres. E. B. Fred pre-lented distin guished service citations to Sumner Slichter, La- niont University p r o f e s sor at Harvard University, and h i s three brothers. All are sons of the late Charles Sumner Slichter, who was dean of the Graduate School from 1920 until retire ment in 1934. The three brothers are Donald C. Slichter. vice-president and trustee of the Northewestern mm A Madison Lutheran minister thanked God for contributions of the late Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy Friday as both houses of the Legislature paused in prayer. The Rev. Donovan Palmquist, minister of Central Lutheran Church, delivered the prayer in both the Senate and Assembly. He prayed that in this "hour of crisis" a "God-fearing serv ant" will be elected to fill Mc Carthy's place and "continue to protect and preserve the rights of this free country. "We thank God for the life of Sen. McCarthy and for his contribution to the American way of life," Mr. Palmquist said in his prayer. "We thank Thee for him at a fighter of communism, defender of free speech, and as one who was concerned Mutual Life Insurance Co., Mil- about the needs of people, not waukee; Louis B. Slichter, di-only in Wisconsin but through-! rector tne Institute of Geo-out the world." physics at the University of Later the Senate ariODtprf a California; and Allen M. Slich St i. I ft 3? O Vr W t L - w,. Si f f- A Wisconsin's four Slichter brothers, sons of the late Dean Charles Sumner Slichter of the University of Wisconsin Graduate School and all of them Wisconsin graduates, were presented with citations Friday night by the university. The citations were for distinguished service. Shown above with Dean Kurt F. Wendt of the college and Pres. E. B. Fred Of the university are, "left to right, Donald C. Slichter, Allen M. Slichter, Louis B. Slichter, and Sumner H. Slichter, -Photo bT Gary Schulz PETERSON Posts Tail? Charge. Baifj Allies Stan Firm Against oviet 1 hreat BONN, Germany (JP) Foreign ministers of NATO ended their meeting Friday night with a communique declaring the best hope of deterring Soviet attack is the ter rible firepower of modern nuclear weapons. "Pending an acceptable agreement on disarmament," said the ministers, "no power can. claim the right to deny to the alliance the possession : WASHINGTON Wi Teamster) ranging his bond for arraign- President Dave Beck, lacking I ment later. resolution expressing regret over McCarthy's death and praising his record of fighting commu ter, president of the Pelton Steel Casting Co., Milwaukee. All four; of the brothers are Wisconsin natives, all received some of his usual bounce and exuberance, gave himself up Fri day and posted $5,000 bond on an indictment charging income tax evasion. Beck, wearing dark glasses, spent about two hours in the Federal Court building being The round, stubby labor chief- tain, Who has acknowledged per sonal use of some $300,000 to $400,000 Teamsters union funds, was not his talkative self as he waited for an aide to sbow up with a cashier's check to free him. He is to be arraigned either The resolution was introduced, University of Wisconsin degrees by Sen. Gerald Lorge (R-Bear and all are now leaders in their Creek), whose communitv is in! science ana Durness neias. McCarthy's home county. A highlight of the banquet was The resolution said that "his- tn Presentation to Prof. Harold in . .a 'A. Peterson, chairman of the n. r ...... .j department of electrical engi (Continued on Page 2. Column 3)i Reynolds award of S1.000 for ex cellence in the teaching of future Day to Be Sunny; ens- NlQht tO oe NIPPY Crosse, president of the board, A warmer, sunnier day, but made the presentation to Peter- followed by Madison's third. son- . . . . . W , night of frost in a row, was fore-1 He "ted h,m for hls MP""d cast for today .teaching and counsel of under- Tndav'. hiah eraduate and graduate students. expected to be 55 degrees, compared with 50 at 1:30 p.m. Fri day. A low of 30 was forecast 1 for tonight. A frosty temperature between and for his role in the development of his department, "which today is one of the strongest scholastic programs in the coun try at the highest level.' Peterson was on the staff of tiT V " ,u .General Electric Co. from 1934 fhll th.lsfmornine And theunW 1946i wnen he joined the thermometer recorded 31 at 5 faculty here. He gained both his a.m. Friday. 'bachelor's and master's degrees I'uiiuajr W(JS expeciea 10 oe routinely fingerprinted and ar-jhere or in Tacoma, Wash., on fair with continued cool weather. (Continued on Page 2, Column 5) Femrite Drive Home Destroyed by Fire The Edward Nemec home, 415 Femrite dr., was destroyed Fri day afternoon by a wind-whipped fire which waged out of control before neighbors discovered it. , Firemen said the blaze apparently started from an overheated pan of doughnut-making grease left simmering on an electric stove while the Nemecs and their 3-ycar-old . daughter were shopping Flames had spread throughout the five-room, one-story home by the time Monona and Bloom ing Grove firemen were called. They .were unable to save any of the Nemecs' belongings. Nemec, a construction worker, and his family plan to stay tern porarily with relatives in Madi son. Shriners Have Ceremonial Time New State Laws Chapters 56 to .IS, new state Iawi. (Texts, Sec. 2, Pass 4.) touch of brightness. A baby bug-r gy stood in one corner. In anoth er there was an viiiwM via.! mu. w The . men members of the U. S. Senate came to call at the white brick row house near the Capitol to discuss the funeral arrangements for Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy. Mrs. McC a r-thy, a widow of less than 24 hours, received (Continued on Page 2, Column 1) Don't Miss This Big Timely Event ? Have you ever wondered hat was happening to other people elsewhere in the world f at the sameiinslant some big ! event occurred in jour life here in Wisconsin? Saul Pctt-oi the Associated Press used the far-flung and world-wide resources of a great International new$; gathering service to find an? answer. So this Sunday The Wisconsin State Journal's Spotlight will turn over an entire page Of the section to. "A Day in The Life of The World." The datelines are everywhere in Kampala, Uganda. In Boston, Mass., and even at the South Pole. You'll find 'his fascinating story and perhaps an answer to vmir Question in The Spot- licht, a regular feature of-them with a Siinri'iv'a WUrnnsin State Jour- (show of serene Mli iff ij strength that stopped the tars Widow Shows Serene Strength in Planning McCarthy s Rites WASHINGTON (U.R) There was little to suggest the sadness; Republican Leader William - F. of the scene except the grave faces Of the men gathered in thejKnowland, stayed only a "brief Bright red fezzes on square will give visible evidence that Shriners from all over the state are in Madison today for the Zor Shrine ceremonial. About 1,500 Shriners and their wives are expected for the all- day ceremonial, which will in clude initiation of a class about 100 neophytes. Registra tion in the Masonic Temple, 301 Wisconsin ave., will begin at 10 a.m. Madison's Arab Patrol, Boost er Band, and the Zor Clowns will be among the uniformed Zor Shrine Units in the public exhibition at 4 p m the temple. A dinner will be held in the temple beginning at 6 p.m. A concert and review will follow A two-hour performance by the Merrymakers vaudeville troupe of Zuhrah Temple, Minneapolis will close the day's activities. May. 13. Asked for comment on hfs indictment Thursday by a feder al grand jury at Tacoma, on charges of failing to pay $56,- 420 in taxes on 1950 income, Beck said: "I wouldn't say one word about it because I don't know no more about it than you do now. 1 have to consult with my attorneys." His attorney at court Friday was Gerard Treanor, a regular Teamsters union counsel. But it turned out later that Beck has retained Edward Bennett Williams, well known Washing- Capitol , ton attorney, to appear with him next Wednesday when he is due for more quizzing by the Senate rackets investigating committee. Beck a month ago refused to answer committee questions on his use of union funds, invoking the Fifth amendment on grounds of his answers might tend to in criminate him. Beck's new attorney, Williams, was counsel for the late Sen. Joseph McCarthy (R-Wis.) in McCarthy's censure proceedings. Williams also now James R. Iloffa, a of the moaern arms needed for its defense NATO officials said the Foreign Ministers' council in tended this as Its joint retort to Moscow's recent threats and warnings against atomic guided missile bases - in Scandinavia, West Germany, Greece, and Turkey. -- Another Course The communique said if the Soviet Union is really afraid of Western defense preparations, it has only to "accept a general disarmament agreement embody ing effective measures of control and inspection within the framework of the proposals made on numerous occasions by the west era row ers. f It added the Soviet campaign is aimed at giv ing Soviet forces a monopoly of k nuclear weapons on the EuroDean R continent and tartly remarked: "Such a sltua- t i o n I arly could not be ac cepted." T h a council warned that 'prolonged division of Germany and the anomalous situation of Berlin" is a continuing threat to world peace an " demanded early German reunification. Warn nf Rir-h Braves Win in 11th, 8 J See the Sports Peach ,4 VON BRENTANO U.S. Fleet Quits Strength Show 1,800 Marines Left in Mediterranean ABOARD USS SALEM W-Tha carrier striking force of the Sixth fleet wheeled westward Friday as the Jordan crisis which brought the ships to the eastern Mediterranean appeared over Under orders from Washing. ton, 30 warships of Vice-Admiral Charles Brown abruptly quit the flag-showing operation off Leba non and sprinted for Italian wa ters to keep a date with forces of four other nations in North Atlantic Treat Org anlz ation (NATO) exercises. Left behind were 1,800 Marines of the fleet amphibious force. A fleet spokesman said the Marines are remaining in the Eastern Mediterranean until the "situation eases." They boarded six transports Friday and sailed for an unannounced destination aft. Earlier, the ministers joined er three days of liberty in Beirut. I west uerman roreign Minister Heinrich Von Brentano and U. S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles in warning that East Germany is a turbulent volcano which might erupt at any time. The ministers pledged to use all possible means to induce the Soviet Union to honor its agreement that 'Germany should be reunified by free elections a reference to the Geneva "sum mits talks of 1953. Cheers greeted the new orders for this? flagship of Admiral Brown. Officers and men who lost five days of liberty in ports of. southern Europe--", when the flag-showing order came Apr. 25 hope to be barkvwith their fami lies in a week. In the NATO operation "Green Pivot," the Sixth fleet will help "friendlyJir Italian armor and in-fantry combat "invaders" from (he north It is scheduled Mon. They coupled this with a new'day through Thursday. British. statement of resolve to intensify Turkish, sand French forces also represents. wlth: peaceful means a . common fmSller! policy for the restoration of Gi union vice president indicted rorimanv as a free and united state in iroct of alleged oriotng or a senate com mittee staff member, v West Siders Given Extra Chlorine Dose are participating. Brown, relaxed and cheerful, declined to comment as to the rrnnt,nn1 nn Pape ? Column fill succrss of the flag-showing mis- W. Llewellyn Millar, Long a Masonic Leader, 84, Dies sion. "I am just a pawn and somebody else pulls the strings but the string puller must think the situation is in hand," he said. "As commander of striking force south NATO), I am mighty glad to keep Green Pivot as scheduled. Our allies spent W T.lpwpllvn Millar R4 of 1 Lanedonsst.. retired member ofl the Gisholt Machine Co, ; engineering staff and prominent Madison! months planning and consid Mason, died Friday In a Madison hospital after a short Illness. Mr. Millar had beeji a Madison resident since 1800 He was born in Clinton, la., in J872. After I The installation of.a new pump' at a city well caused a slight overchlorination of water injcompleting high school here he, Madison Consistory, worshipful some West side mains Friday. - served an ap- m I mister of Hiram lodge and Com- v- I 1-1 a. : - T "riT.-liTMj ' nnnf iiiifll in IM !i " ... a . . . . ..J. . erable expense getting ready.' Brown said the flag-showing mission had been a "hetf of a ! good drill" for the fleet by mak ing? surest was "ready to go when somebody rings the bell." r.ess said that a heavier than.tlie engineering usual dose of chlorine was put ti e p a rtment of t - '41 the Gisholt Co. He w a a- em- , j vari- t ployed in ereen walled room ' nuie. . Airs, aiccartny softly""" '"c v""' v gieeu naiieu room. (1..i..j ,t . t , ' ,t ttniiorcitv mH FrmU n aves They talked In low tones to the oman who sat erect and; " - " " ,V . , 1 ,t To aid water was composed on a sofa. A vase of cink roses on the mantle added a I intimneft into a storm sewer totou ePeItift at anus passea.ior tne tau, au-; t rld 0l- the extra concehtra-liisnoit co.. burn-haired woman another in u,,.(n ,hli. .nnaroniiv the Northern wasf hu ... . i-. i .. ...I.l. " i-tnnndl-lnn CflftTI -. tieautitui lace arawu u.. BM",f0ur years nerd a hospital Mrs. McLanny expresseanei oe-Sunday wltn a serious liver dis- sire that funeral services tor nenor(jer husband be held in the Senate " . chamber i-? s "lness was .more critical man sue apparently nan realized, or at least would admit to herself and others. Her reports of null nr in ner eres. u....u.. ' Her hands clasped tightly, her!, hat Ko. t, uua rt.e cleansing process Asleep in her crib upstairs lay what the senator called "the best wtinrf hahv in the world" i th. McCarthy's 5-month-ol djhis condition wore consistently adopted daughter, Tierney Eliz more optimistic than the hospi tal bulletins. Water in the affected mams , 1 should be back to normal by tlus.Jnvw,t'd "y"3' morning, Nordness sa.d. P,.r0.!T'! " She was at his bedside when MRS. McCarthy abeth There was some conjecture concerning me xiaius u. cvu..u . . . n..na.v nJ2nt. pnu,r2 in yiew of McCarthy s deatn, out, , " a spokesman for the New York Pale but dry-eyed later to be Foundling II o m e, a Catholic driven home by friends. She was agency from which the baby was put to bed and" given .sedatives, adopted, doubtrd .Mrs. McCarthy The wife of Scn George Malone would have to give her up. i The Senate delegation, led;by(Continued on Page 2, Column i) Feature Finder Briclce - - 1 Pa Calendar See. 2, Pan t Comlrs . -Sec. 3, Pa Cro9wor4 Sec. J, Pan I Market! Sec. 2, Pas 3 Obltuariei ....... Sec. 2, Pace 3 Rernrdt ....... Sec. 2, Pare 3 "Radio -TV .... Sec. 2, Paie S Society Sec. 1, Pan 7 -Weather Tabla ...Sec. 1, Pane 2 Plane Snips 'Frisco's Power for 20 Minutes of the American Mechanical En gineering Society. Mr. Millar re-L- J , Surviving are a daughter. Mrs. signed as secre- MILLAR John C. Emery, New Canaan, tary of the Mad- - onn ; a son, W. L. Millar Jr , ison Masonic Union, governing. Hinsdale, 111.; a brother Ralph body of the Masonic Temple in,j Millar, 315 Ingersoll St., eight 1951 after 18 years of service.) grandchildren; and eight great-Active in Masonry more than grandchildren. 40 years, he was elected to re-j the body was taken to the ceive the 33rd degree of Masonry Frautschl funeral home. 120 E. by the Northern Masonic-juris,. Wilson st., where funeral ar-diction of the United State raneemenU are penrlins. monwealth lodges, and high priest of the Royal Arch Masons. Mr. Millar was a trustee and elder of Christ Presbyterian Church. He was a charter mem ber and post president of the SAN FRANCISCO "ft A Navy Madison lecnmrai club and a'firhter plane cliDDcd two 22Q.. member of the Lincolm Fellow-! 000 volt power lines Friday, ship and the Madison Stampi blacking out San Francisco and e';lb- ;? points to the south an area of He was a director of the Com-i rore than a million population mercial State bank and a mem-for from 20 minutes to mora ber of the standing committee than a half hour. All communications ' TV, radio, news, street cars were paralyzed. The pilot of a Navy AD7 Sky. raider, a propeller driven craft reported at Alameda Naval Air station that his plane clipped the wires. The: plane did not cras.h. Radio -and television stations went off the air, San Francisco traffic lights failed. Most street- He served as recorder of Zorr Memorials may; be sent to thei cars ands: trolley, buses stopped Shrine, commander of the Madi- Shrine Crippled Children's Hos-lopei ating. son Knights Templar rommand- pital Fund in rare of the Mason- Even the drjul ndvers at th Mark ery, commander-in-chief of the ic Temple here. 'Top 'O the were stilled. -, 4 J ; ! t ; I

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