Winona Daily News, August 3, 1954

Winona Daily News

August 03, 1954

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Winona Daily News, The (Newspaper) - August 3, 1954, Winona, Minnesota Fair, Cooler Tonight; Showers Late Wednesday E Formerly Winona Republicjn-Herald 99th Yeir of Publication Have Daily News Sent to You on Your Vacation VOLUME 98. NO. 215 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA; TUESDAY EVENJNG, AUGUST 3, 1954 EIGHTEEN PAGES "1 pe in Pla ne This May Not Army, but it's the Air Force, men. At Vance Air Force Base in Enid, Okla., the chowhounds have a special waitresses instead of KP. It's an Air Force experiment that may spread if economical. At any rate it's popular with A.3.C. Edward Strock of Long Island, N. Y., shown getting a cup of coffee from Shirley Martin. (AP (Virephoto) Junta Tells Armas' Army, to: Disband GUATEMALA ruling military junta ordered Presi- dent Carlos Ccstillo Armas' private army to disband-and go home today, but the action generated -rising public resentment. An Ameri- can Embassy spokesman said there was a possibility of a popular uprising in the capital. The junta ordered the disbanding of Castillo Armas" armed "libera- tion which sparked the overthrow of Communist-backed Move to Oust McCarthy Goes To Committee Nixon to Appoint 6-Member Group Within 48 Hours By JACK BELL WASHINGTON 75-12 vote of the Senate last night consigned to a special bipartisan committee a' censure move aimed at Sen. McCarthy and evidently signaled a lengthy new investigation of the Wisconsin Republican's conduct. Sen. Knowland of California, th GOP leader, predicted appointmen by Vice President Nixon "within 48 hours" of a six-member inquiry committee charged with siftinj nearly 50 overlapping charges against McCarthy, the Senate's controversial Red hunter. In the face of a setback in his efforts to force an immediate showdown on the censure issue', McCarthy called for "morning, af- ternoon and evening sessions" of the group to draft a speedy report. "All I want is a vote by the he declared in an inter- view. McCarthy dramatically told the Senate .just before it voted last j night that he wants his senatorial Ex-Tax Head Gets 5 Years, Fine For Tax Evasion NEW YORK LB Joseph D. Nunan Jr., once the nation's head tax collector, was sentenced today to five years imprisonment and a fine for income tax evasion. Nunan was sentenced by Judge Walter Bruchhauscn who said that Nunan's conduct "cannot be con- doned." The judge said Nanan's crime was made greater by the fact that he had- been charged with en- forcing the laws. Nunan was appointed U.S. com- missioner of internal revenue by the late President Franklin D. Roosevelt and served in the post from 1944 to 1947. He was convicted on a five count indictment in which he was ac- cused of reporting his income for 1946 to 1950 as when it actually was The gov- ernment eaid he paid taxes total- ing when he should have President Jacobo Arbenz Guzman, after regular army units and mili- tary academy cadets had battled the 700 irregulars sporadically for 12 hours yesterday with mortars and tanks. Twelve persons were killed and 42 wounded in the battling around Roosevelt Hospital, where Castillo men were camped on the outskirts of the capital. The fight- ing, outgrowth of weeks of tension between the 'regular troops and the revolutionists mushroomed from a daw'n -brawl between cadets and members of the President's force. One report said the trouble started in a house of prostitution. A cease-fire finally took effect at p.m. and the 700 liberation army men surrendered their arms to regular array officers. The rev- olutionists were ordered to return to their homes throughout the coun- try today. The junta ordered a curfew into effect at 9 p.m. and warned that military patrols would take critics put under oath before the special committee to repeat their "scurrilous, false" charges. If they do that, he said, they will "either indict themselves for (perjury" or "prove what consum- mate liars they are." The Senate's vote sent to the special committee a censure mo- tion by Sen. Flanders (R-Vt) (which Flanders punctuated by reading a list of 33 counts against I six specific accu- sations against McCarthy by Sen. Fulbright seven some- what similar charges by Sen. Morse and proposals for study of any charges in the Senate's investigating rules. _ Knowland said he expects the Senate Republican and Demo- cratic Policy Committees to meet quickly to select the "fine, able men who have not become parti- sans in this matter" he said ought to comprise the inquiry group. Age Affidavit No Legal Defense Oi; Liquor Charge ST. PAUL Ufi An affidavi as to age taken by a bartender i no legal .defense .to a charge o selling liquor to a minor, Atty Gen. Burnquist ruled today. Winston C. Johnson, city attor ney at Faribault, asked Burnquis if a bartender, who is a notary public, may require persons to make an affidavit swearing they are 21 before liquor is served. Burnquist .eaid there is no law prohibiting a bartender from doing so, but pointed out there is no statute msiing an affidavit, thus obtained a legal defense to a charge of selling intoxicating liquors to a minor. World Anglican Meet to Open In Minneapolis MINNEAPOLIS (ffl One of the naost impressive conferences in the listory of the Protestant church opens here Wednesday evening with a procession of 600-delegates o the World Anglican Congress in Richard Tennetpn, fifth from left, poses with a group of American POWs who refused repatriation. The photo, sent' by Tenncso'n to his mother, Mrs. Portia Howe, Alden, Minn., was taken on a sight- seeing trip in Peking. Mrs. Howe, commenting on the picture and a letter said her "intuition" still makes her feel her son wants to come home. (UP Telephoto) Minneapolis auditorium. Leading the procession, wit wright flags designating represent atlves from every continent and nany nations, will be the Arch bishop of Canterbury, Dr. Geoffrey Francis Fisher, and Bishop Henr; Knox Sherrill, presiding bishop o' the Protestant Episcopal church in America. This congress is only the second ever held in centuries of Anglican church organization. The first was in 1908 in. London. Motion At the demand of Sen. Ives (R- Knowland amended his mo- tion to call for a progress report from the group before Congress adjourns, perhaps within two weeks. The majority leader said if the committee finds it can't com- plete its investigation by then, the Senate will have to decide whether it wants to stay on in Washington to await a final report while House 1C years, a Lambe'S conference 'for bishops only .is held in London. The importance of the Minne- apolis congress, churchmen say, .Is hat besides being the first'held in 46 years it will draw delegates from all corners of, from the Anglican Communion's 30 mil- lion members. It will continue through Aug. 13. "The affairs of the world move too fast these is another Reds Guilty of Breaking Korean Truce, Dulles Says WASHINGTON Secretary of State Dulles today sharply accused the Communists of violating the Korean armistice. But he said that on balance the violations were not serious enough to justify resuming In a news conference, Dulles also disclosed that a new protest has been sent through Britain to Communist China over the loss of three American lives in the shooting down of a British airliner al- members go home. Fulbright said he thinks the "drastic measures" violators, against any A spokesman for the American Embassy reported there still was "very great tension" late last night. The President's backers were disgruntled, the spokesman said, because the army had forced him to break up his insurgent army. The American official said Corn- t paid Nunan's attorney. -Richard J. Burke, said the verdict would be appealed. He usked that Nunan be I munists permitted to remain free in the in the violence. The Reds tried bail previously posted. The however, to organize antigovern' judge took the motion under ad- ment demonstrations while' th visement. fighting was going on. Troops loya Nunan made no comment as he to the junta smashed all the at was sentenced. His attorney had tempts. asked that his age of 57 be con- Castillo, who rushed back sidered. Guatemala from a visit to "Chimai Nunan could have received a tenango, was believed still firmly maximum sentence of 25 years in in power. He maintained a com prison and a fine. The judge plete silence yesterday. eentenced him to five years on The army announced the cease each of the five counts, toe fire, which was hurriedly .negoti P Uted by Roman Catholic .Arch and fine on each of the five bishop Mariano Rossell Arellano counts. with the help of U.S. Ambassador D r L John E' and others. rOIISh MOWaway .The government agreed to dis NovV Free Man arm amj disband the liberation army and promised that the mili- LONDON W) Britain's Lord tary cadets would not be punished Chief Justice cleared the road to for their part in the fighting. The freedom today for Antoni Klirao- regular army in turn guaranteed to wicz, the 24-year-old. Polish stow- place itself under. complete gov- away Scotland Yard snatched eminent jurisdiction. The agreement was signed for tri? -iflanies. the government by Maj. Enrique KUmowicz went before the ju- Oliva, a member of the three-man riat, Lord Goddard, for a two-rain- junta; Col. Enrique Close, defense ute private hearing on a writ of minister; and Col. J Paiz under- habeus corpus and emerged smil- secretary of. defense. Four high "fi officers signed for the army. The result was not immediately (Continutd on li. Column 1.) MCCARTHY Italians Conquer World's Second Highest Peak RAWALPINDI, Pakistan An Kalian' mountain climbing expedi- tion messaged today that it has conquered K2-Mt. God- win Austen the world's second highest peak and since the con- quest of Everest the globe's high- est unclimbed mountain. The message received here said the victory was scored July 31 but did not name the expedition mem- ber or members who reached the top. reason for the conference, -offered by Bishop Stephen E. Keeler of the Minnesota He has named as Minnesota dele- gates David E. Bronson, Minne- apolis attorney, lay representative, and Rev. "Bombard Hummel, rec- tor of St. Stephen's Church, Edina, for the clergy. In addition to official delegates hundreds of church members and friends are expected to attend. Dr. Fisher, as spiritual head of the Church of England, is recog- nized as the Anglican Church of- ficial first in importance since his branch is-the Communion's mother church. But he does not. "rank" highest in the church. Rather he is termed "first among equals." Bishop Sherrill, as leading official of the host church, will preside at the conference. Bishop Keeler is- sued the invitation for Minneapolis after it was decided at the 1948 Lambeth conference to hold the congress in the United States. Minneapolis was chosen as host city because it affords international delegates arriving from both coasts a central meeting point and an opportunity to see part of the country. McCarthy Makes Publitteifer Hitting Marshall WASHINGTON Sec- retary of War Harry H. Woodring says he'once "thought very highly" of Gen. George C. Marshall "but I lost faith in him." Woodring had a hand in having Marshall named Army chief of staff in World War II, but a letter made public yesterday by Sen. McCarthy (R-Wis) quoted the for- mer Democratic secretary as say- ing six weeks ago that Marshall "would sell out his grandmother for personal advantage." Marshall, reached at his home in Leesburg, Va., declined com- ment. McCarthy offered the letter, i .._____ dated last June 23, for the Con- matized- in recent days by the visit gressional Record during. Senate here of South Korean President debate on a move by Sen. Flanders Syngman Rhee who has demanded most -two ago off Hainan bland. Dulles said, 'on. another Far Eastern question, that United- States warships and airplanes: would protect Formosa against any enemy attack but that this govern- ment, has not made any decision to enter .into a formal alliance with the' Chinese Nationalist govern ment there; As for' Southeast Asian defens arrangements, Dulles said b hoped decisions, would be made in a week or 10 .days on the time and place for holding a conference on. conclusion of a defensive al liance. Dulles told questioning reporters he could not go into detail on the atest U.S. protest over the shooi- ng down of the British airliner. Jut he said the main U.S. argu- ment is that Red China is com- pletely wrong in arguing that because the aircraft was British the United States government does not have a claim to present on behalf of the damages suffered by its own citizens. The Korean truce situation came in for discussion. It has been dra- Missouri Solon (R-Vt) to censure him. an end to the Neutral Nations' from the Mexican Em- is now a He will apply to the Home Offico Communfst opponents are cram for a working penrifc" Ued into the Mex ed into the Mexican compoud. Some of McCarthy's critics had Supervisory Commission which has cited as a reason for censure the representatives of Communist Wisconsin senator's 1951 speech [governments ia South Korea. saying Marshall was "steeped in The United States, Dulles said, falsehood." would be sympathetic to seeing the Woodring confirmed in Topeka, commission wiped out: Its mem- that he had written a letter bers are Sweden, Switzerland and to Robert M.'Harris of New York two Communist City to thank him for a book about a.nd Czechoslovakia. McCarthy. He told newsmen he Dulles said the nations which had lost faith in 'Marshall because fought the Communists _jn Korea he thought the general "sold out" nav? discussed the possibility of Chiang Kai-shek on a postwar ending the commission because of peace mission to China for former toe activities of the Communist Primary Fight By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A veteran congressman's fight for his political life today stood out in listless primarily elections n Michigan, Kansas, West Vir- ginia and Missouri. Rep. Dewey Short, Missouri Re- publican and chairman of the pow- erful House Armed Services Com- mittee, faced a stiff challenge from State Sen. Noel Cox. Short, a House member for 22 ears, was seen getting a boost, iowever, from yesterday's White louse decision to extend federal rpught aid to some southwest [issouri counties. there were no major contests on the day's slate and light balloting was forecast. Candidates for the U.S. Senate will be named in Kansas, Michi- gan and West Virginia, but no in- cumbents faced serious threats 17 of the 41 House mem- bers seeking renomination in the four states had primary opposition. Election of candidates for gov- ernor were on in Michigan and Kansas. President Truman. members. Woodring. was secretary of war Dulles said the situation respect- in 193G-40, but was critical of many >ng the armistice supervision is of his colleagues in the Franklin D. Roosevelt cabinet after that. I" the north the Communist high He opposed third and fourth terms command, under the armistice for Roosevelt, terms, is supposed to let members McCarthy said he had obtained of the armistice the letter from another senator I meaning the Swiss and Swedes who who got it from Harris, and that important to the ,U.N. Com- Woodring had no objection to its what-goes on at. ports publication.' of entry designated in the agree As made public by McCarthy, the nient. letter dealt largely with the hear- However they have circumvente ings into .McCarthy's row with Sec- pe armistice agreement 'by mov retary of the Army Stevens and materials through routes whic Army Counselor John G. Adams. use other ports of entry into Kore Stevens and Adams accused Me- and they deny the Swiss ani Carthy and Roy M. Cohn, then Swedes opportunity to visit sucl chief counsel to his Investigations points. Subcommittee, of using improper pressures to obtain favored treat- ment for. draftee G. David Schine, a former aide. McCarthy and Cohn, retorted that Stevens and Adams FEDERAL FORECAST used .Schine 'as a hostage to try to Winona and Vicinity Fair and block McCarthy's search for sub- c r toniSnt with increasing WEATHER versives in the Army. Ike May Attend Worrhington Fete WORTHINGTON, Minn. Ifl President "Eisenhower may be A Chair on a derrick was usedjtbhoisti-lifeguard up an ocean cliff near San Diego Monday durrng rescue operations for a truck driver. The driver was operating a moving van, which went over the cliff when he swerved a car. (AP speakers for President's. Madsen, the fete, said the11 secretary, cloudiness and local showers lati Wednesday afternoon or evening Little change in temperature. Low tonight 60, high Wednesday 80. WEATHER Official 'observations for the 24 hours ending at 12. m. today: Maximum, 82; minimum, 55; noon, .-.75 precipitation, none; sun m. AIRPORT WEATHER (No. Observations) -Max.; temp.- 80 at p.'. Wir. WJ01 .western "feet, 'wind visibility over 15 mp be is planning for about that miles, barometeV at 29.M, faUing mne- dowly, humidity 58 per -cent. November. Rated as Senators Andrew F. Schoeppel (R-Kan) and Matthew Neely (D- W Va) did little campaigning against what they viewed as light opposition. Sen. Homer Ferguson of Michigan, chairman of the GOP Senate Policy Committee, was un- opposed for renomination. Ferguson's November opponent, Democrat Patrick V. McNamara, was left without opposition by the recent death of former Sen. Blair Moody. McNamara is a former Detroit city councilman. Michigan Gov. G. Mennen Wil- liams, seeking an unprecedented third term, also was unopposed But four GOP candidates vied to oppose _ the Demcratic governor in having about even chances were State Treasurer D Hale Brake, Secretary of State Owen J. Cleary and Donald S Leonard, former state and Detroit police commissioner. The fourth candidate, former Lt. Gov. Eugene Keyes, was given little chance.. i Order Sending Small to Mental Hospital Stayed ALLEGAN, Mich. Ken- neth B. Small, the Detroit society dentist, today paced his cell at Allegan County Jail instead of mental hospital room. Circuit Judge Raymond L. Smith yesterday signed an order for the dentist's commitment to the Ionia State Hospital for the Criminal In- sane. Then a few minutes later he granted a stay of the order until Aug. 12. .The. order would have sent the 1-year-old admitted slayer of his wife's suitor, Jules M. Lack, 45, to mental institution "for the rest f his natural life, or until such ime.when he can prove he' will not e harmful to himself, to others, r their property." Craft Burns on Isolated Farm In Connecticut 12 Hurt as Airliner Sheers Off Row of Trees, Hits Barn PRESTON, Conn, big four- engined Constellation with 37 aboard fell with a deafening crash rom rain-soaked skies today, land- ing in flames on an isolated farm. State police reported that all aboard, including two babies, mira- ulously escaped death in the irash itself and the flames that >urned furiously for two hours aft- r the crackup. A dozen or eo were hurt. Offi- ials reported none apparently uffer critical injuries. The 29 passengers and eight crewmen aboard the Air France lane, flying from Paris to Mexico Sty via New York, were ordered to a Norwich hospital, six miles away, for precautionary checkups. A hospital spokesman said "three or four" survivors suffered frac- tures and could be described as seriously hurt. One witness reported that the turned back at Idlewild Air- port in New York by rain and low ceiling? "came down with a bang." Once it hit the rain-sodden field the plane skidded about a half mile, bounced into the air and sheered off the tops of a row of trees. Once again, the plane skidded to the ground, one of its wings just missing the' home of Valentine Sebastian where one of his twin was playing on the porch. The ship then plowed through a small barn.. ordered to fasten their safety belts, screamed reputed, however, that there wits no pante and the and crewmen quit the .flaming ship. quickly and in an orderly fashion. Aaron Rosenstein, New York clothing manufacturer, was among the who fled the flam- ing ahip. "The passengers were screaming and then, there was a terrible he said, "j saw many passengers leaving the wreckage." He himself escaped with a cratched hand although he said he was the last to leave the plane. The plane mowed down a row of rees on the farm of Valentine ebastian. It then plowed into a (arage, demolishing an automo- ile. The plane left Paris Monday >ght.'It was due at Idlewild Air- port in New York at a.m. but rain and low ceiling prevented it from landing. Rosenstein said the plane cracked up at about 9 a.m., minutes after the passengers were ordered to fasten their safety belts. Burns 2 Hours The wreckage burned furiously for nearly two hours. One witness described it as "a ecrambled mess.'-" "We're satisfied that all aboard are accounted for and there are no said Lt. Osmus Avery, in charge of the Groton State Police barracks. Mrs. Elizabeth Bennett, who saw the plane fall, said: "It didn't nose dive, but it came down with a bang. It just barely missed our house." The farm on which the plane cracked up Hes between the cities of Norwich and New London. Miss Denyse Hebert, 26, of Long- ueuil, Que., returning home on the plane from a three weeks trip to France, gave this description of the accident: "We were circling around over New York for an hour and a half, trying to land. "They told us all to fasten our safety belts; and the first thing we knew, we landed. wasn't hurt. I was in back. The people up front were hurt, but the people in back were all right. "I saw the right wing catch fire. The fire got to the cabin before they all got out, and a few people were burned; but I don't think they were burned badly." One of the paesengers was Pedro Pelaez Jr., 41, of Mexico City, who told a reporter while being treated for minor cuts at the Norwich Hospital, that this was his fourth plane craih. The other three occurred while he was flying in the Civil War in Spain, said.. Pelaez who speaks English with a heavy accent. Minnesota Power Firm Picks Chairman DULUTH, Minn, (ft M. L. Hib- bard, president of the Minnesota Power Light Co. since 1933, was named chairman of the board- at a directors -meeting Monday. Clay C. BosweU, a vice president for 14 years, will succeed Hibbard as president and general manager. BosweU joined the firm as assist-' ant in 1929. ;