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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 1, 1950, Winona, Minnesota                              Fair Tonight, Friday Cloudy, Warmer Baseball Tonight p. m. KWNO-FM VOLUME 50, NO. 89 WINONA, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY EVENING) JUNE 1, 1950 TWENTY-TWO PAGES LIQUOR ARRESTS IN WABASHA COUNTY President Asks Amerasia Red Johnson Request; Link With State Emergency Draft Act Dept.r Charge Senator Knowland Presses for Full Investigation By Marvin L. Arrowsmith Know- land (R.-Calif.) said today a "Red network" ran from the Communist party to the magazine Amerasla and on into the State department. Knowland made the statement in a speech prepared for delivery in the Senate. He expressed his views as new charges and counter-charges highlighted the Senate inquiry into the Amerasia case of 1945. The development included a flat denial by James M. Mclnerney, chief of the Justice department's crimir.il division, of an assertion by Senator Hickenlooper (R.-Iowa) Mclnerney said there is no truth to a statement by Hickenlooper that documents the government re- covered from Amerasia headquar- ters five years ago included one which showed the wartime location of American fleet units. Mclnerney also denied published reports that certain other highly secret documents were among those seized by the F.B.I. and the old Office of Strategic Services Senator McCarthy Communists-in- government charges touched off a new Amer- isla Inquiry, retorted that he knows "beyond the slightest shadow of a doubt" that the material in ques- tion was seized in 1945 by govern- ment agents. McCarthy added that other docu- ments equally important also were recovered and now are in posses- sion of the Justice department. The Amerasia magazine case broke in June, 1945, after F.BJ. and OSS raids had turned up hundreds of confidential federal papers in the of Defense Johnson pleaded with Con- jgress today to give President Truman power to'draft men into the armed I services in time of emergency. i He won partial support from Senator Knowland who said he is changing his views because of what he called the possibility of an atomic attack on the United i States. Johnson asked the Senate armed services committee for a three year1 extension of the draft act without a House-approved section leaving up to Congress alone when any in- ductions could take place, "If trouble comes, there should be in the commander-iri-chief the power to act immediately without waiting to reassemble Johnson said in expanding on a government reorganization plans. Johnson objected to that. He said the armed forces couldn't move during the waiting period, which is 60 days in the case of the reorga- nization plans. Senator Saltonstall (R.-Mass.) asked Johnson whether he would rather have no draft act than the House bill. Johnson squirmed, but said if it prepared statement he had to such a choice, he would to the committee. Revisions Needed Knowland told Johnson he orig- itake the House bill. Extension Necessary Johnson said extension of inally had favored the House ver- draft act is necessary to keep the sion but now thinks some other] United States "in a state of alert" For Arms Aid Second Year Help For Dozen Nations Sought Tru- man today asked Congress to pro-j vide for a second year of the arms aid program. He said delay in supplying thej money might "strike a fatal blow atj all our efforts to create the kindi of peace which the free world seeks j the I and would lessen our chances of! arrangement is necessary. i against possible attack. "If the city of Washington werej Johnson told the committee num- contaminated by atomic attack, thejerous "incidents" in the cold capitol couldn't be moved without! including the Russian atomic ex- congressional it necessary for this said, country's armed forces to be in a He added that if an atomic of readiness. plosion wiped out most of Congress, the Senate could be replaced by appointments made by governors. But he said it might take 60 days or more to hold special elections to obtain enough new House members to transact business. Knowland suggested a possible compromise under which Congress could have a on any presiden- tial action to induct to the lawmakers' veto rights on; The House on May 24 passed a bill which continues for two years beyond June 24 the requirement that 18-year-olds register for the draft. Actual inductions, however, would have to be ordered by separ- ate congressional action. The House accordingly changed the name of its bill to the "man- power registration act." There have been no inductions since January, 1949. Atlantic Union Plan Wins Gillette's Aid 'By Sterling; F. Green ______________________ Gillette (D.-Iowa) today- declared him- orrlces" of the Far Eastern affairs self a convert to the proposed Atlantic union. He said it could turn publication, and elsewhere. Six persons were arrested, in- cluding two State department em- ployes Career Diplomat John S. Service and Emmanuel S. and the co-editors of the magazine, Philip Jaffe and Miss Kate Mit- chell. They and Navy Lieutenant Andrew Roth and a magazine writer, Mark Gayn, were charged with conspiracy to obtain illegal posses- sion of government documents. Jaffe pleaded guilty and was fined J2.500. Larsen pleaded no defense and drew a fine. A grand jury refused to Indict Service, Miss Mit- chell and Gayn. The charges against Roth were dropped. In hh Senate speech Knowland said: "In the Amerasia case we find the threads of a network of Communist connected individuals, fellow travel- ers and those who by design or jwhat he called the militaristic Atlantic pact into "a great coalition for world peace." Gillette in an address prepared for the first lunchnon session of a two-day meeting of the Atlantic Union Committee, Inc., said he is 9 Killed, 2 Hurt As Navy Bomber Crashes in R. I. Quonset, R. I. Nine men were killed and two injured In the crash of a Navy plane today said, and so has he- "astonished" at the reluctance of the administration to embrace the Idea of a transatlantic federation of democracies. continuing to live and work in free- dom." The fund would finance arms shipments to more than a dozen foreign nations, including Atlantic pact allies, during the fiscal year beginning next July 1. The requested by Mr. Truman is slightly less than the which Congress appropriated last year to help 13 nations rearm against Communism.! Mr. Truman made the request in his; first semiannual report to Con- gress on the handling of the first i year program, which began last fall. Backing up his request, Mr. Tru- man said: "The momentum already gained! must under no circumstances be! lost, because, once lost, it is doubt-! ful that it can ever be recaptured at any cost." Fund Breakdown The President gave this break- idown as to how the new money would be spent: North Atlantic treaty nations This would go for weapcns, a training program and would include spending of 000 for raw materials and machinery needed to boost military production in Western Europe. Greece and Turkey to furnish "basic capital spare parts and to help modernize Greek and Turkish defenses. Indians Have Invaded downtown Kansas City as a part of the city's centennial celebration. These tepees, pitched in the main business district, serve as .homes for more than 50 Indians who are par- ticipating in this month's celebration marking Kansas City's 100th year. (A.P. Wirephoto to The Re- publican-Herald.) Iran, the Philippines and The report said this "What is ultimately needed is j would pay for equipment and train- a world-wide union including as many nations as can be Incor- porated within it in the near future and including, someday, all the na- tions of the the lowan de- clared. Gillette said he had once actual- ly debated against the idea with the committee's president, former Associate Justice Owen J. Roberts of the Supreme court. "Times and the world have changed since the Quonset naval air base. The senator told delegates from expense of the non-Communist re- public of China. "Amerasia might well be called the 'transmission belt' for the pro- Communist views of Communists, fellow travelers and sympathizers in this country to our policy making body on foreign policy, the United States Department of State." coincidence shared the common! Njne men were burned to states that he nad voted viewpoint that the Communists a patrol plane crashed andLtantly a1' China should be encouraged at the burned on a runway the Navy illallce nad voted against mll- ,ald itary aid for Western Europe. But when the latter was voted and, as Commander Ulasgow of the pub- he t lt thU3 hel d divide lie information office reported into two opposine carnps, he pilot and co-pilot escaped with on- ly minor injuries. The remainder of the crew was trapped in the wreckage. iuiM The Navy public information of-ijjjat Japan Blames Russ for Delay In Peace Pact Tokyo Japan formally ex- pressed the desire today to sign peace treaties with all nations "willing to accord it independence jandin" and equality." back. fice in Boston reported that the big Neptune bomber, bound for Ar- gentina, took off with nine passen- gers, a pilot and a co-pilot and that, 23 minutes after the takeoff, it returned with one engine afire and dead. The pilot said the plane develop- ed engine trouble and that one en- gine burst into flames when near- ling Quonset. The plane was reported en route ifrom Jacksonville, Fa., to New- jfoundland. The pilot attempted an emergen- cy landing in what was described as limited visibility. The Navy reported the- plane was caught in a cross wind in and was tipped over on its The foreign office said Japan The pilot and co-pilot were pull- "fully possesses the necessary quali- ed out auve. fixations" for a formal peace treaty] The passengers could not be sav- but has failed to obtain one be- ed. Identification of the dead will be withheld pending notification of next of kin. of the American-Russian cause split. It said the Soviet position was responsible for the delay. The statement was made in a 600 word review of Japan's status under "de facto peace" issued byj the foreign office's public informa-' tion division. This is the first time under the occupation that a Japa- nese government agency has put forth an official view on foreign affairs. Occupation headquarters sources said the statement had not been submitted. They said occupation officials had nothing to do with it. Calling attention to the big power split, the foreign office said: "It is desirable that arrange- ments as similar as possible to those existing under a peace treaty be made with various. countries there- by alleviating as much as possible the impoverished condition of our economy." "It is the hope of everyone that a so-called over-all peace will be con- cluded: but we cannot be so non- chalant as to assert that it would be advisable to hope for overall said he accepted the Atlantic un- ion proposal as a means of turn- ing the military pact into an instrument of peace. "I believe a constitutional con- vention of at least the Atlantic de- mocracies, the military alliance ing to help the Iranian army "pre- sent a firm stand in defense of independence against strong Soviet pressures" and to help the Philip- 5 Celebrating Students Killed In Auto Crash Harlan, Iowa Five high school boys and two were killed last night in an I and belligerent automobile-truck accident. A fourth boy, the driver of the Communists in Japan Order General Strike By Russell Brines defiant, Japan's Communist party today ordered a general strike Saturday in reprisal for the occupation's rush tr.al of eight Japanese accused of kicking and stoning American soldiers. The strike call promised to bring to a head growing tension between General MacArthur's occupation1 car, was dents Were This tension, fueled by recent -ivci- ui international Communist charges >rt Tht> ithat the Japanese Reds were too graduation1 docile, erupted Memorial day in ens e Biauuawuni rtf exercises held earlier last night at the first physical violence of the Harlan school. Two of I occupation against U. S. troops. the dead and the injured youth had A captain and four enlisted men, received their diplomas. The accident occurred on high- Way 59, about seven miles south of this small west central Iowa community. Sheriff Orrell Gearhart of Shelby county said the. car ram- med into the rear of a six-ton truck loaded with live fish. The truck driver, Robert Bruce Pugh, 21, Spirit Lake, Iowa, was not in- jured. The driver of the car, Gaylin pines and South Korean govern-1 sisson was taken to a'hosp'ital ments to maintain internal order jin Council Biuffs, aDOut 40 observers at a Communist anti- American rally in downtown Im- perial plaza, were kicked, beaten and stoned. Only a few hours ear- lier, authorities had expelled the Communists from the plaza to per- mit Americans to hold Memorial! St. Paul W) legislative day services for their war advisory committee todoy approv- State Sets Up Flood Relief Fund including those who fell in the Pa- cific conflict against Japan. MacArthur Warns Reds ed an allocation of for re- lief of the flood distressed areas j in Minnesota. MacArthur in a May 2 speech The committee acted on the rec- 4 Plead Guilty To Violations Of State Laws One Accused of Selling Liquor From Taxi on Sunday Lake City, Minn. In a crackdown on liquor sales viola- tions in Wabasha county, seven persons were arrested by Sheriff John Jacobs and arraigned before Municipal Judge John W. Lamb Wednesday afternoon and an eighth person this morning. Two persons pleaded guilty to sell- ing liquor after hours and two per- sons for selling liquor before legal opening hours in the culmination of several weeks investigation by two state liquor agents. Fines totaled The liquor agents reportedly gain- !ed evidence leading to the arrests while dressed as fishermen. Enter- ing a tavern before or after closing hours, they would strike up a con- versation with the clerk who was usually in the process of' cleaning I up or getting ready for the1 day's business at the time, Tile conversation usually centered around the best place to fish in the i locality and when the time was ripe [the agent would state he needed a i bottle of liquor to take along fish- ing. In the case of C. E. Buckminster, proprietor of Bucky's Off Sale, Lake City, who pjeaded guilty to selling liquor before opening hours, the sale was allegedly made at a. m., 22 minutes before the state law permits sale of off-sale liquor. Al Jones, operator of the Lake City Taxi Company, '.vas charged with selling liquor to the state agents from his taxi on a Sunday without a license. Additional, warrants, signed by state liquor agents, were issued to Sheriff Jacobs and his deputy, John Held of Lake City, this morning with "arrests' expected to follow this- afternoon and Friday morning. Fined and J3.9C costs each were Hugh Barrick and Francis Mc- Carthy, both of Hammond, Minn., for the sale of liquor after hours while Elmer Funke, Lake City, proprietor of Funke's Off Sale, and C. E. Buckminster paid fines each of and costs. Arraigned for selling intoxicating liquor without a license were Mrs. Adelaide Collins and Julius Bur- richter, both of Reads Landing, Al Jones, Lake City, and Donald Schnell of Wabasha. j 111 WUU1JV..L4, AJik.lAi'Jl -iUITU, UWWUU i" t_LiCJA Ait" in the face of Coimnunist tnreaK. i {rom 5Cene of the acci. against the -international political General area of 1 dent perfidy" of Communism. He sug- 000. The President said this money j The kmed were Mary the possibility of outlawing is needed "to continue and expand Lindstronli 16> and Jo Ann Ander-! japan's Communist party. upon" present programs for giving ls> wno was graduated iasti The communist party howled help "to the non-Communist forces jnignt witn Sisson and one of the! that the plaza incidents were caus- in this area that are now engaged thjee boys kllled] Robert Brockmanjed systematic organized ein enaed in urged the Japanese to defend] ommendation of Jarle Leirfallom, j All four waived preliminary hear- their new constitutional liberties j state director of social welfare, j jng and were bound over to the next which will handle the funds. However, Leirfallom explained, the relief will not be paid out with- term of Wabasha county district court. Bonds of S200 each were fur- nished by Mrs. Collins, Jones, or in danger of being engaged in The others active conflict with militant Com- munist elements." Exact List Omitted The President did. not specify the exact number of countries which would share in the American arms aid program. Informed officials said, however, that assistance will be given to 14 countries aside from those nations in "the general area of China." The North Atlantic treaty nations to get arms, they said, are Britain, were Charles! provocatlons by spies" and thun- Ocean, 16, and Darrel of Dunlap, Iowa. All but Chamber-j "Workers and rise up and start a general strike. de- (manding immediate release of the i eight patriots." j It timed the reprisal strike to I coincide with general strikes Sat- urday in the automobile, metal trades and heavy industry. The party's purpose in the latter is to influence the elections Sunday for the upper house of parliament. There was no way of telling how effective the Communists could lain lived in Harlan. Wisconsin Welfare Collector Fired mocracies, me military alliance. Tlixpfnboure Denmark Nor-i01 m. ignite, neaa uijeffective tne uommuniSK cotuc could be transformed into a nu- nd portueal the state welfare department's col-mafce tfteir general strike. Occupa- clear union leading to a steadily! growing and widening federation he plained. "Such a transformation, I thought and still think, would be a stupen- dous and ringing victory of rea- son over force, and for human dig- nity over brass-knuckles diploma- Members of the committee yes- terday visited Capitol hill to urge senators to bring the Atlantic un- ion resolution, introduced by Sen- i divert a "small 'portion" of money 'earmarked for any specific area. He urged Congress to change pres- ent laws to make it possible to sell American arms "under appropriate safeguards" to nations not covered specifically in the present legisla- tion. At the same time the President asked for authority to charge such countries less than the full cost ator Kefauver out of selling "used, deteriorated or ob- Senate foreign relations subcom-! solescent equipment." He said the mittee and onto the floor. should be "the present fair ings were held in February. Kefauver, who shared the plat- form with Gillette today, said a sampling of public opinion indicates that 44 per cent of the American people find merit in the federa- tion plan. lvalue" of such equipment. The President also appealed to Congress to let those nations buy American arms on an installment plan instead of requiring them to pay the full price in advance as Boiler -Cleaning Compound Dissolves Kidney Stones By Frank Carey, Associated Press Science Writer Washington A new chemical method for dissolving kidney stones employing a compound used in industry to clean boilers was announced today. The chemical is the sodium salt of an amino acid having the jaw-breaking name "ethyl- ene-diamlne-tetra-acetic acid." Used as a liquid, it is brought to bear on stones in the kidney or other parts of the urinary peace and have the present system! tract by means of a tube called of control continue indefinitely." a, "catheter" which can be in- serted into the urinary passage. Dr. Robert F. Genres of Sacramento, Calif., who won a commendation from the Ameri- can Urological association for his report, said the chemical was less irritating to the patient than others previously employed, and effective against a wider range of kidney stones. He did his research on it while at the Squier Urological clinic, Colum- bia university. He told reporters that while tbe technique still is in an early stage, it offers promise of spar- ing surgical operations in cer- tain cases, and of preparing for surgery certain, other cases which otherwise might be in- operable. In the latter instance, he explained, the method offer- ed promise of reducing very large stones to a point where op- eration could be undertaken. At the same meeting of the Urological association, two other Benjamin Abesouse and Tobias Wetaberg of of use of the same chemical method. They had developed the same tech- nique without knowing that Dr. Genres was working on it, too. lection and deportation bureau for'tion officials estimate the Reds 15 years, was reported by the of Japan's partment today. I organized workers. Lir-ke was dismissed by Depart-, japanese college student ment Director John W Tramburg, a nation.wide effectr.-e last midnight. Lmke was fc for Saturday About 20.0oo students from 50 universities are expected to join the protest. Police all over Japan have been 18 and forfeited bail on a disorderly conduct charge in superior court May 19. He was relieved of his job after declining an opportunity to resign, Tramburg said. Linke began work with the de- partment as a statistician i n 1926. The bureau handles collection of cost of care and maintenance of patients in state and county in- out approval of the Minnesota civil igcnnell and Burrichter, defense and disaster committee' headed by Adjutant General Jo- seph E. Nelson. Leirfallom is a member of the committee. Governor Youngdahl told the members that he inspected the Top U. S. Dentists Of Half-Century Honored by Group Hood areas and that he found "terrible conditions." In approving the sum, the L.A.C. actually sat as the Minnesota public relief ad- visory committee. The committee also approved al- location of for Indian reliefj in Becker county. Attending thej Chicago The nation's lop meeting, in addition to of the last half century Youngdahl, were Senator Henry were singled out for distinction to- Sullivan, St. Cloud; Senator in an honor roll published in Neumeier, Stillwater, and Repre-ja special mid-century issue of the sentative Fred Schwanke, Deer- wood. Representative Claude Al- len, St. Paul, the fifth member, was not present. j The committee got a surprise to- day when William E. Revier, state' veterans' affairs commissioner, an- nounced that he intends to turn back to the state's general fund of unused money earmark- ed by the legislature for disabled alerted for new outbreaks of Red war Veterans' relief. The legisla- !ture had appropriated for violence. Invitation for Trouble each year of the biennium. The English language Nippon] Revier said he expected a half- Times editorialized: "Jf the Reds) million dollars, instead of are asking for trouble they will win be needed for the second fiscal get it." I year. F_____ ___ ____ ___ __ Occupation headquarters w a sj stitutions and" is "responsible fo'r de- grim. "The Communists had bet-1 portation of non-resident mentally! ter one official growled, diseased and deficient persons, j The occupation struck back Tramburg also reported that at j swiftly after the plaza incident, the June 14 meeting of the wel-j Before the had finish- fare board he would recommend! ed their parading a successor to Paul Yount, head of the corrections division. Yount was not retained under the wel- fare department reorganization. Yount will- remain as a rnember of the parole board through June. By July 1 a new board will take over, consisting of two civil serv- ice members and the new correc- tions chief. Yount began work with the de- partment in 1928. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECASTS s p e e c h-making, and virulent white-helmet- Youths Let Tiny Pike Out in River St. Paul If Great North- ed American military police mov- ed in swinging nightsticks and ar- rested six Japanese. These were identified from news pictures tak-jiy g'0od in the Mississippi river ern pike fishing becomes especial- "We do not intend to permit any delay in the trial of people who defy or take action against Amer- -v j icans in said Major Gen- Winona and vicinity: Fair Charles A. WiUoughby, Mac- night. Friday partly cloudy intelligence officer. en at the plaza brawl. during the next few years, lucky Two others were arrested later j anglers can thank a pair of rnis- when a mob marched to Baxter, Minn., boys, headquarters and demanded their) In a moment of fast but mis- release, i guided fun, the unnamed youths A three-man military screens and logs from two was summoned and the eight were j ponds near Baxter, placed on trial less than 24 hours! The water raced in a torrent into after the violent outbreak. I the river. And with it went warmer, day 80. Low tonight 54; high Fri- LOCAL WEATHER eight were charged with as- sault and defying occupation or- iders. The latter charge was drop- hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum. 71; minimum. 53; observations the 24 against seven the defense -10 successfully argued there had been no conspiracy. All eight pleaded innocent. They face prison terms up to ten years and fines of each if con- victed. noon, 71: precipitation, none; sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at Additional weather on page 13. northern pike fry the state was carefully nurturing. Walter Gulbranson, of Brainerd, district supervisor for the state game arid fish department, report- ed the loss to headquarters. He said the fish weren't exactly lost because they can survive in the river. But the department was going to use them to stock a few lakes in the Brainerd area. The liberated fry were only about an inch long and were to have remained in the rearing ponds until ihey reached three or four inches. Journal of the American Dental association. Each state dental society named a "dentist of the last half century" as that state's most notable con- tributor to tbe advancement of the profession and the dental health of the public. The honor roll also included den- tists who served with the armed forces and the U. S. Public Health service. The state selections included: Dr. Henry Leo Eanzhaf of Mil- waukee, Wis.; Dr. Ernest W. El- men of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; and the late Dr. Alfred Owre, dean of the school of dentistry at the University of Minnesota from 1905 to 1927 and for the six succeeding- years dean of Columbia univer- sity's school of dentistry in New York. Dr. Owre died in 1935. Atlanta Sets Up Jitney Service Atlanta- The city of At- lanta began setting up a jitney service today as a makeshift replacement for trolleys and buses idled for two weeks by a drivers' strike. Atlanta has been without a pub- lic transportation system for its approximately citizens for two weeks. Members of the Amal- gamated Association of Street, Electric Railway and Motor Coach Employes of America (A.F.L.) walked out, demanding an eight- cent hourly wage hike. The current scale for the drivers is 51.35 an hour. The Georgia Power Com- pany said it could not pay the requested increase. The jitney will oe allowed to charge a ten-cent fare, the same fare charged by the trolleys and buses before the strike. When the strike is over, all jitney permits will be voided, said Police Chief Herbert Jenkins.   

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