Winona Republican Herald, May 15, 1950

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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 15, 1950, Winona, Minnesota Light Frost Tonight; Tuesday Fair; Warmer VOLUME 50, NO. WINONA, MINNESOTA, MONDAY EVENING, MAY 15.1950 FIVE CENTS PER COPY Read 'Men Around Truman' on Page 4 Today TWENTY-TWO PAGES FireAcheson, Demand of McCarthy TODAY- Keyserling Has Ideas, And Energy By Stewart Alsop Truman's elevation of Leon Keyserling to the i chairmanship of the Council of Economic Advisers has hardly caus- ed a has been generally regarded as just another routine shift in this administration's endless game of musical chairs. But in fact it is a good deal more than that. In the first place, the council, like the Budget Bureau, the Nation- al Security council of the National Security Resources board, forms an important portion of the invisible government of the United 'States. This Invisible government is poten- tially, and often actually, more im- portant than the visible cabinet government. In the second place, together with former White House counsel Clark Clifford, Keyserling is one of the original architects of the Fair Deal. His appointment, after six months' delay, and over the opposition of the administration conservatives who follow th- tattered banner of Treasury Secretary John Snyder, is thus a major victory for the Fair Deal element in the administration. And even now the Fair Dealers are by no means a solid majority within the Fair Deal. THE SNTDER GROUP would have much preferred a conservative as chairman of the council, like Keyserling's predecessor, Dr. Edwin Nourse. This would have pretty well hamstrung Keyserling. But Key- serling is an aggressive and ener- getic man, and now that he is the economic grand panjandrum of tht Truman administration, he wil have very great influence on ad- ministration policy. It is therefore pertinent to Inquire just where Keyserling stands, One way to begin this inquiry is to examine his differences with Nourse, which had a great deal to do with Nourse's resignation. Nourse favored the ivory tower version of the council's role. According to Nourse, the council should in ef- fect whisper its economic views into the President's ear, while holding itself strictly aloof from the political hurly-burly. Keyserling, on the contrary strongly believes that the chairman should defend the administration's economic policies before Congress and the public, in the same way that the secretary of state, for ex- ample, defends the administration's foreign policy. This in itself sug- gests that Keyserling has no inten- tion of becoming this administra- tion's forgotten man. ANOTHER, AND MORE VITAL, difference between Keyserling and Nourse concerned defense policy. and Truman in Chicago for Talk After Quiet Day in Wisconsin START COLLECTING President Harry S. Truman his.hat as he starts up the steps of Grace Ep1Scopal church at Madison, Wis. Accompanying him to Sunday worship are; deft to right) Mrs. Truman, Mon C. Walgren, former governor of Washington; Mrs. Walgren, and the President's daughter, Margaret, who wore a red dress and hat. (A.P. Wirephoto) Western Defenses To Be Strengthened By Wes Gallagher France and to keep troops in Germany on guard against possible Soviet with the other Atlantic pact nations today to try to line up West Europe's defenses. D The main problem confronting the foreign ministers of th.2 12 na- tions, as they open their three-day meeting, is how they can afford to President Pleased At Reception on 16-StateTour By Ernest Vaccaro Chicago Bubbling over with enthusiasm, President Tru- man held political court in a hotel room today before ending his west- ern tour with a major speech to- night at Chicago's Jefferson jubi- lee pageant. day. Recalling xtcucuiiug Liiau uaj1 vyao niversary of VE-day, Dirksen said that despite the lapse of five years and the "expenditure of billions and a variety of diplomatic maneuvers, the shadow of the Kremlin grows Chicago Democrats expect as many as persons will crowd the streets tonight to get a peek at the President. Four Children Drown When Boat Capsizes I EvansviUe, Bid. A family touting on Mother's day ended in tragedy last night with the drown- will welcome him as he parades to the Chicago stadium to make Ms political speech at p.m. Mr. Truman arrived last night the Blackstone hotel. There a White open to a few of cratic three-day national conference end- tag of four children. The victims, ranging in age from 5 to 19, were children of three of the four families in the party, held Nourse, wringing his hands prophesying economic doom, was one of the chief allies of Snyder jin honor of mothers of the families, and Defense Secretary Johnson inj geven children were in the boat, the post-election defense cutback. powered by an outboard motor, consistently "argued0 that "council jwhen it capsized in the middle of members simply are not qualified the swollen Ohio river about 20 to determine American military re- quirements. But he is convinced that the United States has the economic strength to carry whatever defense expenditures its security requires. Thus Keyserllng's appointment is likely to hasten the administration's creeping backdown on Johnsonian "economy." Keyserling is also con- vinced that the council has an im- portant part to play in determining foreign economic policy, and here again he believes that the United States can afford "to do what it can not do." As for the domestic economy, Keyserling has usually been identi- fied with the old New Deal school of Keynesian pump-primers. In fact, his economic thinking differs in a number of respects from the de- pression-born theories of the old New Dealers. HE DOES NOT BELIEVE that a few billion pump-priming dollars would stave off a depression if the national income slumped severely. Instead, he believes that economic salvation lies not only in main- taining the present huge national Income, but in steadily Increasing it. Indeed. Keyserling's economic the- ory recalls the Red Queen in "Alice in "It takes all the running you can do to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast." He points out that the American worker's productivity increases, be- cause of labor-saving devices, by about three per cent a year, or 30 per cent in ten years. Thus to buy what the workers make, and main- tain full employment, the national income must be increased in at least the same ratio. If the national income remains constant even at its present high level, Keyserling estimates, there will be or unemployed in ten years. Thus Keyserling is in fact the real author of the peacock-in-every- pot vision of a na- tional income which Truman has been conjuring up. The vision is certainly a pleasant one. The trou- ble is that neither Truman, Key- serling nor any one else has 'any very exact idea of how it is 'to be realized. Yet at any rate, however one may differ with his views. Key- serling is a man who has energy and ideas, and to this administra- tion such a mnn is welcome. miles south of Evansville. The quick action of an uncle of two of the children saved two lives. Wayne Carr, the uncle, was up- stream about half a mile when he heard the screams. He said he saw the overturned boat "with children splashing all around it." He rushed to their aid and rescued Jerry Crawford, five, and his sis- ter, Sue Crawford, 12. Sue Carr, 12, niece of the rescuer, swam to shore. Carr said the other four had van- ished in the swiftly flowing water. The missing victims are James Hinderliter, 19; Marcellus Diegs, Jr., eight; his brother Donald, five, and Hilary Dale Carr, seven. Tractor Driver Killed in Mishap KinVball, Minn. Jimmy Arens, 12-y.ear-old farm boy, was killed when the tractor he was driving overturned as it pulled a car from Saturday. tog today. Pleased at Keception members on defense without stifling" A economic recovery. Some of the nations' military chiefs have recommended in sec- ret reports far more troops and equipment than their economic ex- perts say they can pay for. i The Big Three decision to keep West Germany an armed camp was announced last night. It stressed for the first time the de- fensive nature of the occupation troops, rather than their police du- ties. Another upshot of the three- day meeting between America's Secretary of State Acheson, Bri- tain's Ernest Bevin and France's Robert Schuman was their refusal to give the go-ahead on German peace treaty negotiations now. But they said occupation controls would be relaxed still further. The Big Three made clear, how- ever, that Western Germany will be fully integrated into Western Europe and gradually freed of con- trols to the maximum possible un- der the occupation regime. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer and other West German leaders in Bonn declared themselves satis- Census Misses Worth a Dollar IT IS TRUE: THERE STILL ARE WINONANS WHO HAVEN'T BEEN COUNTED IN THE CENSUS. The mailbag at the Association of commerce off ice- this morning proved it. In it was a card listing three people who hadn't been counted. Information about others uncounted came over the telephone. Up until a.m. today, 42 Dirksen Charges 'Blundering' in Truman Regime Believes World Peace Chances Lost by America Repre- sentative Everett M. Dirksen, Illinois Republican senatorial candidate, ac- cused. President Truman today of "blundering and mismanagement." He said signs multiply that the peo- ple are turning to the G.O.P. for "salvation." Getting in a lick before the Pre- sident's political speech to Chicago tonight, Dirksen said it must be evi- dent to any discerning eye that "we have lost the peace and are fighting a costly rear guard action, mainly with American dollars." "How long does this go on and what costly scheme comes next to take up where present programs leave he asked. This apparentl was a crack at the Marshall plan, which Dirksen supported when in the House but which he now calls money "poured, down j. rat hole." Dirksen will try to unseat Senator Scott Lucas, Democratic floor lead- er in November to what has been forecast as a close contest. His statement today was issued aey.aruuicut in tho through the Republican national oia youth whose boat capsized near Mertes boat livery in tne committee in reply to Mr. Truman's speech at Galesburg, 111., last Mon- that day was the an- SOMEONE WHO HASN-T BEEN COUNTED-MAYBE YOURSELF OR YOUR NEIGHBOR- YOU CAN EARN FOR YOURSELF FOR EACH NAME YOU TURN IN PROVIDING IT HASN'T BEEN COUNTED O T? Winona needs those names. It's a population city, but everyone must be counted to reach that mark. We are AND YOUR CITY BY ALL UNCOUNTED PERSONS. DO IT FOR CIVIC PRIDE AND MONEY. The association's telephone number: 2326. The association's mailing address: 177 Center street. DO IT NOW. Hodgins Boy Saved After Boat Capsizes The alertness of two motorists and quick action by the Winona police department were credited with the rescuei Saturday' Mississippi river lowlands. The incident occurred early Saturday evening while Walter Hod- gins, 369 West Fourth street, was' spearing carp in the flooded slough. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter L. Hodgins, the youth stated that his boat apparently struck an obstruc- longer and longer, while freedom is tion in the swiftly moving in retreat." -----L------3 "Would you say that such a score reflects credit upon those who are now running the affairs of the na- tion, and would you concur with Mr. Truman's observation after'five years in office that everything is he' asked, adding: "The people are aroused. The spirit of protest is to the air. They are becoming aware of blundering jphrases and words cannot ob c-nttf WRS iscure. The signs multiply that they o nf thP Tooo Demo-jare turning to the Republican party in Chicaeo for aland to the taaditional sound doc- leaders to Chicago :or a nrisis been pie. crisis has been svion of tte peo- _____ water and overturned, Walter was thrown from the boat and sought to swim ashore but ound the current too strong and he inally found refuge on a pile of debris that had accumulated around a tree in the slough. Marooned about 50 feet from hore, Walter had no flashlight to help in the growing dark- ness and began to shout for aid. His cries were heard by an un- dentified motorist and virthur Tar- ras, 558 West King street, who were driving across the Mississippi river iridge and noticed the youth stand- ng offshore, Both stopped fied with the outcome of the Big Three talks and hailed the declara- tion, as a step toward growing self- government in Germany. Jet Plane Pilot Killed in Crash Aurora, jet fighter roared out of control yesterday and whipped broadside into a residential sector of this Denver suburb, killing the pilot and cutting a swath of a soft place The tractor to a road had been hitched to the rear of the car, owned by the boy's brother. As the car was pulled free, the trac- tor tilted backwards, pinning Jim- my to the top of the car. and county party workers in hotel lobbies and corridors outside. Callers said Mr. Truman spoke happily about the size and friend- liness of his audiences everywhere during his whirlwind tour of 16 states in the West and Midwest. Mr. Truman's 13-car special train pulled into Chicago last night from' a dawn-to-dark stumping tour of 55 speeches in seven days. It was all strictly "nonpoliti- cal'' he said so again and again the national committee took charge of the President's appear- ance here. Throughout his 16-state ride, Mr. Truman virtually ignored the word "Republican" and members of that party frequently appeared on the platform with him. He lashed out, instead, at what he called "old "reaction- "calamity "moss-backs" and those with minds like "little acorns.1' Raps Russ Tactics He gave these names generally to those who oppose Deal" program which jetting such cool treatment in Congress. And he hurled his most severe indictments at Soviet Russia flame and wreckage frame houses. among four A man working to a garden was badly burned' by the blast from the tail of the skimming torch. The pilot, 29-year-old First Lieu- tenant Paul Darling of EstherviUe, means "short of! international co-op-j eration for peace. Iowa, was kitchen of catapulted into the home of Mr. the and Mrs. Earl Horrell where the plane exploded. The house was destroyed by fire and the airman's body charred beyond recognition. Mrs. Jeannette Bugay, 25, wife of a taxi driver, clings to a rock in the Niagara river about 300 feet from the brink of Horseshoe falls this morning. She was saved by two helicopter pilots who also had to be rescued when their plane overturned when waves dashed the plane into rocks after the mercy mission. Her husband said Mrs. Bugay had suffered a nervous Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) his has been Break in Brink Robbery Hinted Negotiations Over Big Reward Hinted Boston Massachusetts At- torney General Fraricls E. Kelly wants "all conditions" of the reward offered to the spectacular holdup Of Brink's Inc., be made public jmmediately. Kelly said in a letter to the re- ward committee yesterday that he has received inquiries from "indi- viduals" concerning the reward. "I have had inquiries from police officials, law enforcement officers and individuals as to the conditions under which the reward would be paid by the reward com- Kelly said. The attorney general flatly re- fused to clarify his reference to "individuals" although the word was Tarras drove to Winona to notify Winona police of the accident. A police rescue boat manned by Patrolmen James McCabe and Syl- van Duellman was sent to the river and brought Walter ashore. Chilled by his plunge into the cold i WiUUUCU Uj Ittfr water the youth was given a blanket I His supporters said he had a by police and taken to his home. majority m dele- apparently suffered no ill named to the state con- rom the accident and attended Ivention at Duluth. Senator Hum- school today. Iphrey and Representative Roy IWier head the county delegation. laictments at ooviet .rvuMin. _- He told an audience yesterday at jcapitalized and underlined in the The reward committee governing -ation for peace sists of five members representing 'The President ignored one of his and city governments and most vociferous !commennal groups in Boston administration's critics Senator Joseph C. Me Carthy in his visit to that Re publican senator's home state of Wisconsin. McCarthy's charges that the State department is overrun with Communists and Communist sym- pathizers have drawn Mr. Tru- man's ire before, but he was silent yesterday. It was Sunday, his staff explain- ed, and the Baptist President couldn't say what he thinks about McCarthy on Sunday, especially on a "nonpolitical" tour. If the President said nothing about McCarthy on his trip, neith- er did any one bring up the sena- tor's charges in the crowds of thou- sands that turned out for every ap- Insurance companies handling Brink's accounts have offered an additional reward of five per cent of ail cash recovered. A total of 000 in cash was grabbed in the dar- ing January 17 robbery. Kelly said in his letter he has been "forced to inform all who have inquired that to my knowledge no definite conditions have been adopted concerning distribution of the reward money He suggested: (1) All conditions of 'the reward be made public promptly; (2) Any information leading tc the apprehension and conviction ol any principal to this crime be kept secret and confidential (if so re- quested) (3) That the committee make clear whether or not an accessory will be permitted to obtain the re- ward and, if so, to what extent; (4) That the reward payment to an individual or individuals be kepi secret, if so desired by the person giving the information; (5) That all members of any po- lice department, unless expressly prohibited by law, be permitted to participate to the reward. (6) Any persons giving informa hope you will have a leadtag to the arrest and con- pleasant Mother s day and that all iTictlon of one or more Of the prin- (Continued on Page 10, Column 7) jcipals shall be entitled to partici- TEUMAN in the reward. pearance. There at any point. wasn't a heckle Plans are 'already in the discus- sion stage for other cross-coun- try trips by the President for Dem- ocratic candidates for Congress, after the party primaries are out 'of the way. President Truman followed his own advice Sunday. Earlier to the day at Elroy a crowd surrounded his private car. Freeman Wins D.-F.L. Vote InHennepin By The Associated Press A lot of words were spilled In convention oratory Saturday at G.O.P. and D.-F.L. meetings, but the final outcome failed to give much indication how the candidates for at the scene and State office fared. The nearest to anything con- crete was the claim of supporters for Orville Freeman, State Demo- cratic-Farmer-L a b o r chairman and candidate for the D.-F.L. nom- ination for governor, that his forces won in the Hennepin coun- ty convention. Republican-Herald photo Still Shiverinr, Walter Hodgins, right, thanks Arthur Tarras, 558 West King street, for aiding In his rescue from the flooded Mississippi river lowlands near here. Saturday night. The son of Mr. and Mrs, W. L. Hodgins, 369 West Fourth street, Walter man- aged to cling to trees and debris until help reached him after his boat overturned while he was fishing in a slough near Mertes' boat livery "Saturday night Tarras, who was driving by, noticed the youth and notified Winona police who sent a rescue boat to bring Walter ashore. Betrayal of U. S. in Far East Charged Senator Presses For Removal of Philip Jessup Atlantic City, N. J. Sen- ator McCarthy (R.-Wis.) today ac- cused Secretary of State Acheson of betraying the United States in Asia. He asked that President Tru- man fire Acheson. Contending American policies played into the hands of the BUnists in China, McCarthy said iiat Acheson had "bought" a plan for the Far East devised by Owen Lattimore which is "gigantic, in its fraud and complete in its de- ceit." He said that Philip Jessup. U.S. roving ambassador, was a "third member of the Lattimore- Acheson axis" and asked that Mr. Truman fire Jessup, too. 3 Men Criticized McCarthy hit out at Acheson, Jes- sup and Lattimore in an address at the diamond jubilee convention of the Sons of the American Revo- lution. Lattimore is a Johns Hopkins university professor and specialist on the Far East who has been an occasional consultant to the State department. M cC a r t h y has concentrated much of his fire on Lattimore in contending that the State depart- ment harbors Communists and Red sympathizers. Lattimore has denied he is ft Communist or a sympathizer. Achesor and other living secre- taries of state have declared also that Lattimore was not the author of American policies in the Far Ea'st. McCarthy said in his speech that the strategy of the Acheson-Latti- more axis in Asia is ttiat "of hit- ting Communists at the front door with a silk handerchief while they beat the brains out of your friends at the back door." He said it was "masterminded" by Lattimore and "Mr. Acheson has bought it and applied it to the entire Far East." I Plea to He wound up with this direct plea to Mr. Truman now en ft re- turn trip to Washington from speech making tour of the north- west: "Come home, Mr. Truman, and fire the pied pipers of the Pollt- uro. Fire the headmaster who etrays'us in Asia. Fire the col- ectors' of corruption, those pranc- ing mimics of the Moscow party ne in the State department." McCarthy also made a passing eference to the Senate speech ast week by Senator Chavez (D.- who said that Louis Bu- denz, ex-Communist editor, was a liar. Budenz testified before a Sen- ate foreign relations fiubcommit- .ee that party leaders told him Lattimore was a member of a Communist cell. The Senate group s investigating M c C a r t h y's harges of subversives in the State lepartment. Denials that they ever told Eu- (Continued on Page 3, Column 5) MCCARTHY. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and vicinity Fair and cooler tonight; lowest 40 in the city and light frost probable in the deep 'alleys. Tuesday fair and warmer; highest 72. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. Sunday: Maximum, 78; minimum, 53; noon, 71; precipitation, none. Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 ra. today: Maximum, 75; minimum, 49; noon 67; precipitation, none; sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at DAILY RIVER BULLETIN Flood Stage 24-ho. Stage Today Cbf. Red Wing 14 13.2 -03 Lake City 16.2 Beads 12 11.8 -0.2 Dam 4. T.W. 13.0 -02 Dam 5, T.W. 11.1 -0.1 Dam 5A, T.W. 133 Winona -CCJP.) 3 14.0. Dam 6, Pool 12.9 Dam 6, T.W. 12.2 Dakota 11.6. Dam 7. Pool..... 122 Dam 7. T.W. 11.6 La Crosse 12 12.6 Tributary Streams Chippewa at Durand 8.1 Zumbro at'Theilman IS Buffalo above Alma ..IS Trempealeau at Dodge 0.7 Hack at Nefflsvffle 4.7 -0.3 Black at 4.9 -03 La Crosse at W. Salem at Houston .'.....11.3 RIVER FORECAST (From to Gnttenberc) .The Mississippi will now fall from Hastings to La Crosse, having crest- ed at La Crosse about midnight last night. The rise will continue be- low this point, cresting at Lansing at 135 feet Tuesday afternoon and early Wednesday at Prairie, <3u Chien at 15.2 feet. All tributaries will fall. Additional weather on Page 11. ;

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