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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 8, 1950, Winona, Minnesota Thundershowers Cooler Friday Baseball Tonight p. m. KWNO-FM VOLUME 50, NO. 95 WINONA, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY EVENING, JUNE 8, 1950 TWENTY-TWO PAGES 5 Saved in North Sea B-29 Crash Some of Best Anti-Tank Weapons Being Sent Europe By Max Boyd United States reportedly i: shipping some of its best anti-tank weapons to those European allies which might be in the path of massive Soviet armored forces in a future war. Defense officials said the mostly for France, under the arms aid program include bazookas, rocket launchers, and powerful recoilless rifles which are still In the secret stage. At the same time, the U.S. Army is pressing a long-range program aimed at countering the threat of Russia's potent armored forces by the "develop- ment and limited production of a family of tanks superior to those of any possible future enemy." Officials told a reporter yes- terday that U.S. medium tanks some modernized World War II among the weapons being sent to Eu- rope under the arms program. The Senate armed forces and foreign relations committees are holding joint hearings on the administration's request for for a second year of that program to rearm this country's friends abroad. Senator Lodge a foreign relations member, told reporters that this program "is the most practical step toward world peace we can take at present." Lodge, an Army officer in World War II, said that under the arms program "within three or four years western Europe can be made an unattractive target for Russian and without bankrupting the United He added: "If we do nothing we run a very real risk of World War HI.'" General George C. Marshall, wartime Army chief of staff and former secretary of state, said much the same thing in testimony yesterday before tha House foreign affairs commit- tee, which also is considering the second-year arms aid bill. Truman Plans Foreign Policy Talks on Trip By Ernest B. Vaccaro man leaves today for two foreign policy talks in Missouri, after ask- ing the nation's prayers for the wisdom to "obtain peace In the world." "Never in the history of the country has a servant of the peo- ple and that is what the Presl-_ dent your support and Total Roosevelt Vote Far Behind Warren's San Roosevelt gets his chance in November to fight for the governorship of California against the third term bid of Earl Warren. But figures of Tuesday's primary indicate a tough Job Tru- ahead for eldest son. Returns still dribbling in confirmed Roosevelt's never-challenged grasp on the Democratic nomination. His two-party vote, however, lagged far behind the huge total for Republican Warren, the assured G.O.P. nominee. Primary candidates may cross- file for both party nominations in California. Warren was the choice) of the Democratic as well as Re- publican voters in the mary. He bucked the 1946 pri-j Roosevelt! name and the preponderent Dem-j ocratic registration in trying to doj your prayers as does the present _? n' 4 Roosevelt s running mate, State I occupant of the White Mr. Senator George Jr__ of Truman told a church gathering Richmond, 37, went down to here yesterday. In solemn words. he related de- Eight Drown When Truck Goes in Ditch Ccurtland, {.'Pi farm feat. Republican LieutentantGov-trucl. carrymg workers home from _ Goodwin J Knight of fields plunged at Ieast eignt something of his feeling at this Angeles .captured both to their deaths in an in.igafion time of his country's "tremendous Knight, often at odds withjcana] near nerft ]ate 5terday Warren, campaigned independent- ly, I The death toll may rise to M. possibilities" in the cold war. No" man, ho said, no matter "how great or how informed he may be" is capable of filling the presidency in the manner "in which it ought to be done." He calied it "the greatest Job in the world." Standing in the pulpit of the Augustana Evangelical Lutheran church, he told delegates to the 91st national annual synod: "All any man can do is to do the best he can in the interests of all the people of the United States." Religious people, the President aald, "are the greatest support a free government can have." The number was uncertain until U. S. Senate seat of Democratic) Sheridan Downey, a "100 per cent" New Deal congresswoman, Mrs. the number riding on the stake-bed truck. Helen Gahagan Douglas, will be Ten leaped to safety and three (pitted against Richard Nixon, hospitalized, but survivors Republican congressman foe uncertain as to how many President Truman. Warren has Two-Party Lead The ballot count at the two-thirds mark Russ Appoint Civilians in East Germany Seek to Bolster Prestige of Red German State By Richard today named civilians to replace four military rulers in East Germany in a move apparently designed to bolster the prestige of the Communist East German state. The changes accelerated the switch from military to civilian con- trol in the Russian zone and were accompanied by indications that new responsibilities were being delegated to the area's Communist- controlled German government. Allied observers believed, how- ever, the changes did not mean that Moscow was loosening its grip on East Germany but rather was pulling the Kremlin-created state closer toward early' partnership asj a full-fledged satellite In the So-j viet bloc. The best known of the four mill-1 itary men recalled to Moscow was' 'Major General Alexander G. Ko- tikov, 58-year-old former Red com- mandant of Berlin and representa- tive of the Soviet control commis- sion in Berlin since the establish- ment of the East German govern- ment last November. Used Veto Frequently It was Kotlkov's frequent use of the veto power which wrecked co- ordinated four-power rule of the city. He was replaced by Sergei Alexeivitch Dengin. Evidencing his government's new powers. East German Prime Min- ister Otto Grotewohl announced to- day his cabinet planned direct and extensive political-economic nego- tiations with Soviet bloc nations, similar to those just concluded with Poland. Grotewohl specifically mentioned Hungary and Czechoslovakia. He said also the negotiators who went to Warsaw would be sent to nego- tiate with the Chinese Communist government. The Warsaw negotiations result- ed In the confirmation by the Polish and East German governments of the Oder and Neisse rivers as the Thousands Of Interested Japanese Jam the street in front of the Tokyo newspaper Ashai, watching a huge bulletin board where are posting of tile Diet elections. (A.P. Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) crat Roosevelt's by better than half a million. Roosevelt led on the Democratic ticket by Warren said in a statement yes- terday: Anthony Eden Wins Divorce By Harold K. Milks London Former Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden won a di- postwar boundary between the decree today by testifying Military Expenses Worry Eisenhower New Dwight P, Eisenhower said today that huge military expenditures are necessary but "if unwatched, may dangerously bleed the economy and even destroy what we seek to protect." Eisenhower made the statement in a speech prepared for th. 186th commencement exercises of Columbia university, which he heads. He told the Columbia graduates that "stupendous military expendi- though "essential for the jcountry's are one of the major problems to be faced In the countries, ceding to Poland large and rich East German territories. that his brunette wile deserted him West Germans termed this a in 1947 to live in America. had been in the vehicle. The num- ber was believed between 22 and 27. Seven bodies were recovered and died at the hospital, truck plunged from a steep incline into the canal as it ap- proached a feiry which crosses a slough on a road known as the little Holland by-pass, approxi- dam agreement was only temporary laced Britain, was granted a decree niately 20 miles south of Sacra-iand could only be finally fixed in a nisi in a, five-minute hearing before 'treasonable sell-out." The Western Dowers reiterated that the Oder-, Neisse boundary set up by the Pots-lbe jeopardized by divorce in strait- Eden, whose political ambitions as deputy Conservative leader may imento and near the. Mr. Truman takes off at 4 p.m.) "The returns are very slow iniCOunty lines. Solano-YolojPeace treaty with Germany. Called Mister' (Eastern Standard Time) in in, and it is perhaps too! The truck overturned and was! The Soviet controlled cave "Indeoendence" for St. Louis. He earfv to make fmv nredir.tinns. i----- I press gave "Independence" for St. Louis. He cancelled his usual Thursday news conference. He speaks first the University! of Missouri at Columbia at 10 a.m. (C.S.T.) tomorrow at com-! early to make any predictions, for half an hour until! no information about Dengin or the dicating they were foreign ministrj mendous and significant majority." ward into the big irrigation ditch. Kappa key. His other prepared address or. foreign policy will be delivered Saturday at 2 p.m. (C.S1.) in St. Louis at the dedication of Jeffer- son park. All of his visit to Missouri, how- ever, will not strike the solemn note of his two main speeches. Even his own staff doesn't know how many "off-the-cuff" talks he will make in a round of social af- fairs in connection with the annual reunion of the 35th division in St. Louis before he returns to Wash- ington early Saturday night. Latest Figures The latest figures showed: Governor, Republican, of) Roosevelt, j Governor, Democratic. pre- Warren (Total both parties: Warren WEATHER June Snowstorm Sweeps Montana By The Associated Press A June snowstorm hit Montana today, flumping more than four inches of snow over some areas Temperatures were below freezing and in the 30's over much of the state in the early morning. Snow also fell in parts of Wyo- ming as masses of cold air from the Pacific and Canada rolled in- to the Rocky mountain region. The cool air moved into the northern plains and the mercury tumbled in parts of the Dakotas as much as 40 degrees. Falls of more than four inches of snow were reported at Helena, and Great Falls, Mont. At Bil- lings the fall was reported "mod- erate." with visibility at zero. Falls also were reported at Butte, Miles City, Cut Bank and over the higher elevations in the western part of the state. Rain fell in many areas. The central and eastern parts of the nation had a hot spell and midsummer temperatures were fore- cast again today. The hot weather .yesterday also was in eastern Colo- rado and New Mexico and extreme western Texas. Highest reading yes- terday was 107 at Presidio, Texas. The cool air from the northern Rockies was expected to extend over much of the North Central region by tomorrow, moderating as it moves eastward. Roosevelt In the Senate race, 49-year-old Mrs. Douglas, a former musical comedy star, easily defeated an- other Democrat, Manchester Bod- Los Angeles newspaper pub- for their party nomination. jRepuolican Nixon ran close behind Boddy on the Democratic ticket. FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and vicinity Partly cloudy and windy tonight with local thundershowers and turning cool- er by Friday morning. Friday gen- erally fair and cooler. Low tonigh' 54; high Friday -66. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 89; minimum, 70; noon, 87: precipitation, none; sun sets tonight at sun rises tomorrow at military Recalled with Kotikov were Ma- jor General W. M. Scharov, chief representative of the Soviet contro commission in the state of Bran- denburg; Lieutenant General D. P Dubrovski from Saxony and Major General I. S. Kolesnitschenko from Thuringia. No mention was made about the posts in the other two states of the Russian occupation zone, Meckeln- burg and Saxony-Anhalt. New commissioners announced by the army newspaper were Grigorij Nkitowitch, Brandenburg; Sergeij Ivanovich Urasov, Saxony, and Stephan Sacharowich Panchin, Thuringia. Late yesterday the Russians an- nounced they planned a 20 to 25 per cent cut in their civilian con- ;rol personnel in Germany. Justice Francis Hodson. The dapper, greying handsome at the court in a firm voice that his wife Insisted on visiting the United States in 1946. that he accompanied her there and that shi; then refused to return to her native Britain. Mrs. Sden, who has spent most of her since 1946 in the U. S. and Bermuda, was not represented at the hearing. She did not contest the action. Gossip over the Edens' domestic split has been common in London for many months. But friends of the deputy Conservative leader spec- ulated that he would avoid divorce because of the probable effect on Ms political career. As the recogniz- ed deputy to Winston Churchill, Eden was leadership i major problems future. Eisenhower recently said before a U. S. Senate appropriations sub- committee that our military bud- iget had been trimmed as far 'as was wise too far." He said at that time that he might have added a few hundred million dollars not more than to the proposed bud- get for arms, if he had his way. However, before the committee he also listed a healthy economy as an essential for national safety. General Eisenhower said today that the danger of wrong answers to the nation's own problems is Mail Service Restoration Bill Advanced as critical as the revolution. danger from with an an nounced purpose of destroying- the American system of government." He listed among the problems the graduates must face: "The growing and, apparently, ;oluntary dependence of many groups upon governmental subsi- dies. "The future character of our medical care and of our educa- ional system. "The economic and human de-.j terioration incident 'to strife; "The effect of huge and mount- ing taxes upon competitive enter- prise. "An unbalanced national budget WatUnrton to wipe out de- recent cuti in mall service was approved today by the House postoffice committee. The vote was 12 to 8. A similar bill has been ap- proved by a Senate committee. As an economy step, Post- master General Donaldson or- dered mail delivery in resi- dential areas cut to once dail- ly. He also limited other post-- al services. If Congress orders the serv- ices restored it will have to vote the money to pay for them. Postal revenues run short of expenses. Mando President, D. D. Davis, Dies Minneapolis Donald D. Davis, longtime Minnesota busi- ness and financial leader, died in a hospital here late yesterday aft- er suffering a stroke Tuesday night. Davis, 61, was president of the Minnesota Ontario Paper Com- pany at the time of his death. in line for eventual that ls begotten out of group pres- of the Conservative party sures_ ioe-rollinsr and political com- the post, of prime minister when and if the Tories regain power. Some observers predicted that his five-minute appearance in divorce court today virtually ended any chances he might have had of ever Dal ton Tnunbo, center right, waves to part of the crowd of 500 persons who showed up at the Los Angeles airport in a farewell demonstration for the jail-bound Trumbo: The crowd sang songs and listened to a few speeches, and then cheered Trumbo as he boarded his plane to fly to Washintgon where he and John Howard Lawson will begin their jail terms Friday. Beside Trumbo are his two children, Nicola and Christopher, and his wife, Cleo. Standing bthlnd Trumbo are several of the other eight similarly cited film figures. (A.P. Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) becoming prime minister. Churchill yesterday made his plainest reference to Eden as his successor. Speaking before a meet- ing of women Conservatives, the 'ormer prime minister said Eden would "carry on the torch of con- servatism when other and older lands have let it fall." Hot Rod Racer Killed in Upset Farmington, Minn. Paul Fjerstad of 967- Central avenue, Minneapolis, was killed Wednesday night in a hot rod automobile sace at the Rex Speedway here. The death was witnessed by fans. Fjerstad was thrown onto the track when his car overturned on a curve. Two other cars ran over Fjerstad before the race could be halted. He died in Riverview Me- morial hospital. sures, log-rolling and political com- promise. "Inflation, born of the unbalanc- ed budget, that nullifies every in- 'come gain of worker and farm- er and reduces to the vanishing point his slowly accumulated sav- ings." The general said ways also must be found "to protect the nation against Insidious and even traitor- ous corruption in responsible places." But such means, he said, should had served as a. top flour mill executive and govern ment consultant. Davis was a member of the Air Corps in World War I after graeiu ation from the University of Mich igan in 1911. He was born at Wyo- ming, Dl, After tenures' with firms in Pen- nsylvania and Iowa. Davis joined Washburn-Crosby Company, Min neapolis Millers, as secretary- treasurer. When that firm was re organized as General Mills, Incor- porated in 1928 he became a vice- president and, in 1934, president, Davis resigned that post in 1942 to go to Washington as vice-chair; man of the War Production board where he served two years. He was named vice-president of the paper firm in 1944 and became its head one year later. Active in many civic organiza- 'neither endanger nor reduce our Davis was a director of the civil rights." !first National Bank of Minneapo- lis, American Hoist Derrick Company, St. Paul and Munsing- wear, Incorporated, Minneapolis manufacturing firm. Survivors include his widow, Donald D. Davis, son, and two daughters Mrs. Arthur E. Larkin, Jr., Austin, and Mrs. David Pierson, Port Worth, Texas. Private funeral services will be held Friday. Brainerd's 1950 Population Rises has a 1950 population of compared with til 1940, Philip L. Mc- Donough, area census supervisor, reported last night. Other Minne- sota communities showing gains were St. Peter up" from Jastings up from Park Rapids up' from and Melrose compared with 015 ten years ago. Unless constant progress is made toward solving'these and other na- tional problems, General Eisen- hower said, "the whole order of things as we know it will pass, and those who come after you will live in a world we of today would never recognize or accept." He added, however, that this na ion's freedom and encouragement of individual initiative had given it "an international stature a gen- eral prosperity, an internal peace and national productivity never be- fore attained by any people how- e v e r favorable their circum- stances. "Let the advocates of collec- ;ivism cite one comparable exam- he said, "where regimen- tation or Broached i achieved by the free men of Amer- paternalism even ap- the general welfare Willmar to Vote On School Bonds Willwar, school board yesterday set June 23 for a special election on a bond issue for building a new school and making additions to two existing structures. Far re 11 New Head Of Training School St. Paul R. E. Farrell to- day was named superintendent of the state training school for boys at Red Wing. The appointment was announced by A. Whittier Day, director-chairman of the youth conservation commission. Farrell has been at the training- school since 1930 as athletic dir- ector, house father, school princi- pal and acting superintendent. He is vice-president of the Na- tional Association of Training school Superintendents, former jresident of the Red Wing recrea- ;lonal board and chairman of the Wabasha district of the Boy Scouts. Calm Sea Aids Vast Search For 4 Others Minneapolis Man Among Survivors Of Flaming Plane London fifth survivor and another dead crewman of a United States B-29 bomber were plucked from the North Sea today, (nearly 24 hours after their flain. ing plane plunged into the water. This left four U. s. Air Force men still missing from tie crash, I off the Norfolk coast o! southeast [England. Five of the 11 crewmen have been picked up alive and two Ships and planes pressed the hunt for the men still missing. A Royal Air Force rescue launch found the fifth survivor, who was injured and suffering from his long stay in the cold, water. Listed Headquarters of the U. S, Air Force's third air division listed these survivors: Captain Henry J. Walsh, the plane's cnmnuider, of Alton. HI. Staff ferreant J. Kbert, MbutMpoUc, Minn. Staflt SerfMwt Ohartec F. AI- H. crewmen mnldentt- fled. headquarters did not reveal identities of the missing; or the dead. The Air mid the plane, abandoned when one of its Jour engines caught fire during a train- ing flight, was from the 12nd reconnaissance squadron at Fair- field-Suisun air base, Fairfield, Calif. It Jn Britain on a train- ing mission. Walsh and In a rubber dinghy, were pulled from the ssa almost immediately by the British trawler Warren, which at the same time recovered the dead airman. Search Off Allen and the fourth survivor were rescued early today by com- bined British-American search forces after the airmen had floated for more than 13 hours in Mae West life jackets. Allen's rescuers said he was "hale and hearty" after his night afloat. Skipper J. W. Bridge of the War- ren said neither Walsh nor Ebert gave details of the accident. At- tached to 'their rubber dinghy, he said, was a second dinghy con- taining toe body of a lieutenant. "We cruised around three hours until dark looking for other sur- vivors but didn't see a Bridge said. At Lowestoft Walsh was taken by ambulance to a hospital. Plane Caught Fire The IX S. spokesman said toe plane caught fire while about 500 feet north of a, sand bank used by British forces for gunnery practice. The B-28 "definitely was not fired he added. An air ministry spokesman la- ter said there was a "high altitude air firing range in the vicinity but it is unlikely this was responsible for the accident." The bomber plunged into the wa- ter about p.m. p.m. E.S.T.) yesterday, about 150 miles northeast of London. A. U. S. spokesman said the missing airmen bailed out about ten miles from where the plane re- portedly hit the sea. The bomber and its crew had arrived in Britain about three weeks ago for three months train- ing. Remington Indicted. On Perjury Charge New York William W. Remington, government economist, was indicted by a federal grand jury today on one perjury count for denying he ever was a member of the Communist party. The indictment was presented to Federal Judge John C. Clancey. It charged that when Remington was asked on May 25 whether he ever had been a member of the lommunist party, he replied: "I never have been." The grand jury charged that Remington's answer was "untrue in hat the defendant had been a member of the Communist party." Architect Favors Scrapping A-Bomhs Spring Green, Wis, Famed Architect Frank Lloyd Wright said today he believes the United States should scrap its atomic bombs. 'Any other course might quickly lead to World War he said as students and friends gathered to mark his birthday. Wright declared that West- em powers should sign a treaty outlawing the A bomb, wheth- er Russia agrees or disagrees. Such a move, he-held, would diminish chances of war, rath- er than invite one.