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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 21, 1950, Winona, Minnesota                              Cloudy Tonight, Thursday, Warmer Thursday Baseball Thursday p. m. KWNO-FM VOLUME 50, NO. 106 WINONA, MINNESOTA, WEDNESDAY EVENING, JUNE SIXTEEN PAGES At P. M. Today Farewell to Spring As Summer Arrives By Bob Hosokawa And she was such a lovely lass, a trifle cool but with passion enough- subdued though. Welcome she was after that long dreary winter. Her kiss was soft and appealing, and her magic lips transformed the world into a wonderland of green. Yet lately she has faded and her charm and appeal have gone. So today she is leaving. She'll be lamented by some, and only when July ,and August come with their searing heat will her cool enchantment be 'remembered. I At today, spring makes way if or summer. i Anytime hence, you can- expect! jthings to get hot in the old town. I Summer brings humid heat, sudden! I lightning storms, mosquitoes, fish j flit's, hay fever and a lot of other jthings. But it brings picnics, festivals, the Fourth of July, vacations, good river TOD4Y- West Still Can Win Cold War U. S. Jury Here Gets Evidence in Action Wabasha Doctor Accused of Leaving Sponge in Patient fishing, watermelons on the sandj prairie country, lazy days for sitting in the shade. But let's get on with our farewell T I to spring. She was kind to Winc- By Joseph Alsop suffer from heat Wnen Washington The choice March 21, it was still confronting the United States aimost wintry 40 degrees. On the Western world is a choice be- tween total defeat in the cold war, April 18, spring gave us our first really warm day. 74. And on May and something very dose to final our flrst 80-degree weather. It victory. There is fearful danger ofL.as 82. Eleven days later, the mer-j defeat, because the defenses of thejcury registered 91. The only other West are not being rebuilt while 5prjllg day when the temperature the Soviet Union rearms. Because the danger Is so great, this point has been emphasized in this final went above the 80's was June 7 when it was 94. Over-all, that's pretty eomfort- summing up of the experiences living. a long journey abroad. It may be that spring has America should feel encouraged lhas been wet of late. In June, Wi- and even optimistic about the fu- nonans had the following precipita- ture provided we have the guts tion: June 3, .58 inch; June 9, .94: and'good sense to launch the need-1 June 13, 2.18 inches; June 18, .361 ed defense effort without further inch and June 19, .49 inch. John E. Peurifoy, deputy undersecretary of state, left, checks documents with Senator Millard Tydings chairman of the Senate foreign relations subcommittee probing loyalty in the State department, as Peurifoy appears this morning in Washington to answer Senator Joseph McCarthy's charges he made a "pay-off" deal with a defendant in the Amerasia case. (A.P. Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) Pay-off Charged __ HMfe ,4% M tft I nied that'he had promised Mrs. a SI Cl it is his general I f I practice not to do the [operation would result in a condi- Washington Senators investigating the 1945 Amerasia case j tion which would make her capa- turned to John E. Peurifoy for a formal reply today to Senator McCar- ble of having children. -il- 4-vm The Earneys charge that in per- of left made it last week. !in the opening and that, as a re- That denial still stands "and I am suit, another operation was neces- A United States district court jury this morning began hearing evidence in a consolidated case in which a former Wabasha woman is accusing a surgeon of contribut- ing, to her inability to have chil- dren. Mrs. Gaylord Barney, about 30. is asking damages of and her husband is asking damages and ex- penses of After selection of the all-male jury, Dr. C. G. Ochsner, Wabasha, was called to the witness stand by Charles Noonan, Minneapolis, at- torney for the Earneys. Dr. Ochs- ner, who performed an operation of Mrs. Earney's reproductive or- gans in January, 1948, is the de- fendant. On cross-examination. Dr. Ochs- ner said that the operation was Dulles J Defe es joins uerense, Peace Talks in Japan Robert W. Vanderveer, Jr., above, 27-year-old polio victim who must live in an iron lung, smiles as Dean C. F. Richards, right, pre- sents him with a bachelor of science degree from Denison univer- sity, Granville, Ohio. The ceremony took place in St. Mary's hos- pital in Rochester, Minn., where Vanderveer is a patient. He was stricken four years ago while visiting Rochester. At that time, he was a third year man at Denison. (A.P. Wirephoto to The Republi- can-Herald.) long journey abroad. It may be that spring has charaes he made a "pay-off" deal with a defendant in the case. The Earneys charge that in On the other hand, tears about her "p undersecretary of state, denied the accusation the surgery a strip ere Is every reason why we mi ing departure. _At any rate, she "J-------------------McCarthy, Wisconsin Republican, sponge or similar material was delay. This is the other side of the medal, which must also be held In view. THE JUSTIFICATION for this You may not believe it, but in 1949, spring was warm much wanner than in 1950. Winonans were swimming at the gravel pits, too easy, nowadays, not to notice west of the city, in early May. Take look at the temperature record ir last year. As early as April 30, the mercury up to Winona British Aid Cut Urged to Force Ruhr Pact O.K. Top-ranking "when crises of vvinuim senators drafted a pro- Europe; when no and 12 the going to repeat it in my testi- Peurifoy told a reporter in a advance of a closed meeting with the Senate foreign relations subcommittee looking into the Amerasia secret documents epi- sode. The inquiry group arranged to hear Peurifoy as: 1. Senator Tydings the chairman, signed a recommenda- tion calling for contempt proceed- ings against Philip Jaffe, one- time editor of the Amerasia magazine. now-defunct Three other members of the five-man commit- tee said they plan to join Tydings in approving the recommendation when it was overwhelmingly prob- The move is based on sitated in the summer of 1948 in which additional portions of the reproductive organs were taken. A physician in Roanoke, Va., where the Earneys now live, performed that operation, according to the complaint of the Earneys. Dr. Ochsner described in detail the operation performed on Mrs. Earney, stating that one reproduc- tive tube was removed because it was a bad and that the other one was left. However, Dr. Ochsner said that the one remainnig was "kinked" and that the opening to the tube was not normal. This was another we lls was anouier moment, wucuih OR Thprp was tn bp no'Overrming aanumburuuuu upyuai- ".s. skirted the perilous brink of for Winorans be-jtion to his plan to tap fusal to answer questions t ,_ however, lor winonans, oe t.hp five-vear-old Amerasi total defeat in the cold war. 'on the festlve Pourth of July, of Marshall plan recovery funds to 1947, we acted in time. The the mercury .ancj it part of the cost of rearming terim aid bill and the until it hit 10L IWestern Europe. naoers xnev we-< plan gave the Europeans the neces-, there was some indication that] The penalty proposed against the New' York7head moTtrin np.cessarv self- tt.. -ho ;JT -c discovered m me JNBW Iurh- "eau about the five-year-old Amerasia case, which involved alleged theft dur- ing the war of hundreds of sec- ret government papers. They were Old Age Pensions Doubled Under Senate Measure By John Chadivick Washington Senate ap- proval by 81 to 2 carried the prom-j ise of higher old-age pensions for He'Td'ded that the during the op- millions of persons a long step eration he had debated whether toicloser to reality today, remove the second tube and had! By thumping vote, the Sen- decided to leave it. !ate last nignt passed a bill that Operation Explained I would roughly double benefit pay- It was indicated that the opera- under the old-age and sur- tion was performed principally to vivors insurance system in the fed- correct the position of the uterus. eral socjai security system. sary confidence, the necessary to rebuild their the advent of summer will be simi- shattered economies. Now, in the summer of 1950, we can look around us, and be sure that we have scored a brilliant success. Anyone would be a fool to say, of course, that the Marshall plan has produced final solutions of Eu- lar this year. At noon today, the official reading was 81 degrees after last night's low of 67. Today the sun rose at a. m. and it will set at The next two days, sunrise will be at the same time and sunset at What a ___r_____ contrast in daylight hours to De- rope's ancient problems. There areicejnber 31, when the sun doesn't still Internal Up until a. m. and re- problems of the utmost at i particularly in Western Germany j Dog days are ahead, and when Italy. There Is also the leaves Winonans panting, lem of the pattern of the new recall the lovely touch of rope, which is customarily but and anticipate her sister, the ly conveyed in the phrase. "Eu-[ enchanting mellow autumn. I ropean integration." The one great) mistake that was made at the' launching of the Marshall plan, was to let people hope for over- night solutions of Europe's mense, complex and immemorial! problems. i THE NOTION WAS SILLY from) the flrst. We should not carp andj complain because a federal rope has not miraculously sprung [Union of North America, A.F.L., into being Instead, we should today it will strike five delighted that the broad tendency [western and midwestern railroads Britain would be in the form t of Amerasia by federal an amendment to the Economic I Agents. Co-operation administration pleaded guilty and was fin- ed on a charge of conspir which sets the rules for the Euro- pean recovery program. Railway Switchmen May Strike Sunday Chicago The Switchmen's 'Flying Saucer' Makes Passes at California Base Oakland, Calif. The Oak- land Tribune said a "disc shaped object" roaring at an estimated speed of to miles an hour made five "passes" near Hamilton Air Force Base early today. The newspaper quoted three Air Force non-commissioned officers who said the "flying shoot- ing blue flame and with a "roar is now good, as is shown by the superb French initiative of the Schuman-Monnet plan for a new at 6 a.m. local time. Sunday. Arthur J. Glover, union president, said members will leave their Franco-German relationship. I Jobs on the Great Northern; Chi- t. furth-jcago Great Western: Chicago, Rock ing to obtain illegal possession of the documents. Last June 12 he went before the Senate inquiry committee, which is reviewing the Amerasia case as part of its gen- eral investigation of McCarthy's charges the State department is harboring Communists and fellow travelers. In recommending late yesterday that Jaffe be cited for contempt of Congress, Counsel Morgan told a news conference the former edi- tor had declined to answer nearly all questions put to him, on the constitutional ground tht he might incriminate himself. Privilege Too Broad "In my opinion." said Morgan, "the privilege claimed (by Jaffe) under the fifth amendment was claimed on too broad a basis. Airoll, Austin; Arthur Wohlert, Da- witness is privileged to refuse tojkota; George Fossey, Lyle, and Cain (R.-Wash.) voting answer only those questions which [Raymond C. Brown, Caledonia. it, steps were taken to- it reasonably appears might in-j Representing Dr. Ochsner further and possibly more ermore. that oemp life has now comejlsland and Pacific; Denver and Rio trol back to this Western Europe that j Grande Western, and Western Pa- was so close to death in 1947. In- cific lines. deed, to say that life has come back is the only way to describe the astonishing change, which any traveler finds in any European country, even including the worst afflicted. Austria and Germany. As with any patient reluming to WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and vicinity Partly little i cloudy tonight and like thunder" dived near a beacon just north of the field. Hamilton Field is 25 miles north of San Francisco. Corporal Roger G. Pryor, a con- .rol tower operator at the field, said he saw a blue flame shooting out as the saucer flashed by from the southwest and headed north- east. I "I thought it was a falling the Tribune quoted Pryor. "But it didn't fall. It just kept on going." Pryor said the first pass was at a. m., and the object traveled fast he couldn't see the subse- cafes In short, the first part of; LOCAL WEATHER the job in Europe has been done.! Official observations for the thus far in a better way than could'hours ending at 12 m. today: have been hoped. Maximum. 81: minimum. This is doubly important. For this 81: none, sun sets to- return of life in Western Europe, made possible by our first really jav big effort, should give us the sclf-i confidence for the next big effort that is now demanded. And this return of life equally will permit: our Suropean partners and allies to bear their share of the burden in this next big effort of defense. WE CAN OF COURSE fail to make the effort. Or we can even forget success by pushing onto them defense burdens more heavy than they are yet ready to bear. Either way. disaster lies. On the other hand, if we now meet this challenge of the defense problem, the gain will not be merely negative and protective. In truth, one of the two or three really fundamental political j facts in Europe here Eastern Europe may be is the vast influence of fear of the Kremlin's military power. Because of this fear, the Western European Communists, and their colleagues in the satellite areas, expect the Kremlin to win in the end. Be- cause of this fear, the Kremlin still has the advantage of certain bandwagon psychology, even al- though this has been greatly di- :53; sun rises tomorrow Virgil Cappuro, member of airways communications staff. They said the saucer returned from the northwest and made an- other pass north of the field, then later made three more approaches. noon, Democrat's Endorsement Of Tatt Confuses Ohioans (Continued on Page 13, Column 6) ALSOP By Ed Easterly Columbus, lot of Ohio's voters were in an awful state of mind today, although the November election is near- ly five months away. This condition followed Dem- ocratic Governor Frank J. Lausche's unprecedented state- ment that he hadn't decided whom to support for U. S. sen- ator his party's nominee, Joseph T. Ferguson, or Repub- lican Robert A. Tait. He likes Ferguson as a state auditor, he said, but admires Taft "for his seriousness and fCTthrightness" as a U. S. sen- ator. This political heresy caused moans of anguish among the party faithful and friends of Ferguson, state auditor for 14 years. It stirred indignation among labor leaders depending upon Ferguson to defeat the co-au- thor of the Taft-Harley act. It delighted the Republicans, who appreciate any help in their efforts to" re-elect Taft November 7, and It confused many plain voters who wondered if Lausche was sincere or was just pulling a political stunt. Whatever Lausche's motives, many voters found it difficult to quarrel with this portion of his statement: "I will vote, when I deter- mine the issues, for the cand- idate I believe will serve the nation best. I will not allow my party interest to overcome my interest in my country." Social Security Bill Goes to Conference Asiatic Economic And Political Problems Reviewed By Russell Brines Tokyo Foster flew into Japan today to discuss peace terms and general astatic economic and political problem! with General MacArthur. As he arrived, U. S. Defense Sec- retary Louis Johnson, concerned more-with the other alternative to and defense toured the once mighty Japanese naval base at Yokosuka. Dulles, Republican special advis- er to the State department, said upon his arrival from Korea: "I am here because the United States government has some posi- 'tive ideas it wants to carry out." He added, after being greeted at the airport by General Mac- Arthur, Mrs. MacArthur and Wil- liam J. Sebald, acting XT. S. polit- ical adviser for Japan, that he will "consider all phases" of the peace issue. Visits Tokyo Dulles said he, Secretary John- son, General Omar Bradley, chair- man of the joint chiefs of staff, and General MacArthur all "are working in a co-operative spirit and we will look for results." Saturday when he stopped off In Tokyo en route to Seoul, Dulles said his mission was "to determine This was done, Dr. Ochsner said! on the witness stand, and revealed that the position of the uterus a factor in conception. measure is a major part of administration program. It ls I would add about persons I to the now covered and In his statement to the jury. Mr. jwouid liberalize requirements for Noonan declared that the for benefits, tion was performed on Dr. Before fmai action is taken by ner's recommendation and that it Congress differences between the was performed so that there would Senate bill and a similar bill pass- ho o "nnssihilit.v" fnr !Mrs. !Earnev i__ loc-f ITOOT -anil be a "possibility" for Mrs. Barney to have children. He said that the object left in the abdomen was "about" 27 inches long and "about" four or five inches wide. It was expected that Mr. Noonon would ask that the object be introduced into evidence this afternoon. When court adjourned at p. m. for the noon recess, Dr. Ochs- ner was still on the stand. Sitting on the jury are R. N. ed by the House last year will I have to be ironed out by a con- ference committee. Many thorny questions remain to be settled. One of the sharpest is- sues in dispute Is whether to pro- vide for disabled persons in the social security program. The House bill would do this but Frankfurt -W- The U. S. high Wilson, Leonard Ofenloch, Oscar Theis, Olson, Harold Walter Heck and William H. Olson, Wino- na; Edward Wasser, Claremont; Lynn Calkins and Edward M. Car- Proposed Changes Washington, D. following tables illustrate indi- vidual monthly benefits a. work- er would receive on retirement at age 65 under the social se- curity bill passed by the Senate Tuesday. Comparison is made with the present law and a bill already passed by the House. Presuit Benefit Pajjntntl Wme Law House Bill Senate Bill S 50 S21 (S20) 100 26 21) 51 26) 50 25) 150 32 23) 56 28) 58 38) 200 37 26) 62 31) 65 50) 250 42 28) 67 34) 72 54) 300 72 36) 80 57) Vice-Consul At Frankfurt Takes Life Studied Washington Sweeping reviews of U. S. policy under way in Washington and Tokyo have torn wide open again the dispute on whether this coun- try should help Chiang Kai- shek defend Formosa. Official Informants emphas- ized today that present U. S. policy is flatly against any mil- itary assistance to Chiang In his island stronghold. The fact that policies are being review- ed, however, at least opens the possibility of a reversal of this position. Several factors apparently will enter into the final deci- sion. Perhaps the most import- ant of these will be Mac- Arthur's views as expressed to Johnson and the extent to which Johnson presses for their acceptance by the Pres- ident. If MacArthur strongly favors strengthening Formosan defenses and if this is reflect- ed formally in seme new de- cision of the joint chiefs of staff, the pressure on the ad- ministration to change its at- titude will be very great. the Senate measure. Other key differences that will have to be threshed out by the conference committee include ben- efit formulas, tax rates, eligibility requirements and federal contribu- tions for public assistance (direct Even as the Senate passed the bill, with only Senators Butler (R.- criminate him." If the full foreign relations com- mittee and the Senate itself ap- proves the contempt recommenda- tion, it will go then to the Justice department for possible court ac- tion. The subcommittee also has pend- ing contempt recommendations against two other witnesses for re- fusal to answer questions. They are Earl Browder, former chief of the American Communist party, and Frederick Vanderbilt Field, New York millionaire who has been charged with being a Red. Field did deny agent. 2. Senators Lodge he is a Soviet (R.-Mass.) and Green members of the inquiry committee, said they are asking the Senate appropria- tions committee to carry out their recommendations regarding tight- ening of the State department's security set-up abroad. After an inspection trip to Eur- ope, Lodge and Green called on the department to fire all aliens employed in embassies, legations and consulates and to replace them with Americans. Their re- port to the Senate last week also recommended that the department buy office quarters abroad instead of leasing the space. Both Lodge and Green said they have no estimate of the cost of carrying out their program. Fog Blankets New York City New York Fog shrouded New York city today, snarling air- line operations and tampering traffic in the busy harbor. The thick curtain forced cancel- lation of 26 flights operating into and out of LaGuardia Field. Other flights were diverted to Newark, N, J., Boston and Philadelphia. Arrival of the liner Queen Mary was set back several': hours. The big ship, carrying passen- gers, was scheduled to dock at 8 a.m. The fog caused the docking time to be changed to p.m. (Continued on Page 13. Column 6) FEDERAL COURT fundamental changes in the social security system. Washed Up at 29? Filmland Wonders About Judy Garland commission announced today that Clay H. Henderson, 33, a XT. S. vice consul in Frankfurt, commit- ted suicide yesterday. Henderson, an official announce- ment said, was found dead of a self-inflicted gun shot wound in his apartment. Henderson who was born in Fo- cahontas, Ark., has a mother and brother living in Ventura, Calif. Henderson's body was discover- ed last night after a member ot the consulate staff in Frankfurt had been sent to investigate his absence from his office. Henderson's body, the commis- sion stated, was found lying be- side a gun. "Mr. Henderson had shot him- self through the right temple and apparently had died about 3 p.m. yesterday the an- nouncement said. "Two other hand guns and two sporting rifles were By Jack Quigg; girl, what now? That was the question on Hollywood's lips today as it recovered from shocking news that Judy Garland, a child star who lost none of her luster with maturity, slashed her throat in a fit of despair over her career. Miss Garland's studio, MGM, suspended her Saturday and removed her from the cast of her latest picture after she failed to show up for a rehearsal with Fred Astaire. Mon- day night, during a conference about her problems with her hus- band and advisers, she ran into a bathroom and slashed her throat with a broken glass. Her doctor said the wound is superficial. Some say this means the star, who has had marital and health troubles recently, too, is washed up at 29. .Others contend MGM would nev- er cut adrift an actress whose re- cent films have grossed about each. Hollywood Sympathetic One thing is certain: The 'lit- tle girl with the big voice" has al- most everybody's sympathy. It's no secret that her health has suffered in recent years. Since May 1949 .she has been receiving treatment for a nervous condition. In addition, she has had to diet to combat a tendency toward plump- :ss! Judy has frequently said she wants to continue her career. Her studio considers her one of its big- gest attractions. Yet it has replac- ed her in three films in two years because she "caused us embar- rassment, delay, inconvenience and loss of morale among co-work- ers." One spokesman said she added as much as 20 per cent to the cost of a film. Just what, exactly, is the trouble _ has been the subject of specula- does. tion and rumor. This much is fact: The first indication that she and MGM were having trouble was her removal from the cast of "Bark- leys of Broadway" in 1948 because she was "physically unable to play the role." In March 1949 Judy announced she and her second husband, Vin- cente Minelli, director of'some of her best films, were separating. They are now reconciled. Winds Up Broke In May, after a month of cost- ly shooting on "Annie Get Your she was dropped for "not reporting to work." MGM sent her to Boston for a "long rest" and fi- nanced medical treatments. Two months later Judy was back, 15 found in the apartment." Henderson left three notes, the high commission said. One was ad- dressed to his mother, Mrs. Vir- ginia R. Henderson, one to a wom- an acquaintance and one was an open letter. "Nothing in these indicated any reason for his act except mention of his' deafness which necessitated his wearing a hearing aid. Asso- ciates said he was extremely sen- sitive about this affliction but that nothing in his actions recently in- dicated contemplation of such an the announcement added. Henderson had been stationed In Frankfurt since December 1948. He previously had been on the State department's staff in Lon- don, Stockholm and Brussels. Flour Millers Seek Tariff Cuts Abroad Washington George Pills- bury, vice-president of the Pills- laier ouuy wao heavier and asking for bury Mills, Incorporated, Minne- lapolis, suggested yesterday that Alsop, i the United States try to get other work. Her manager, Cartlon was quoted as saying after the cut- ting: "It's a shame she was called to work so soon. Judy is broke. In Mary Pickford's day you wouna owning United Artists. But in nations to eliminate what he call- ed tariff discrimination against American wheat flour. Pillsbury appeared before the committee on reciprocity informa- Garandday taxes, you wind up with nothing, despite a big salary." Miss Garland's contract is still in force and studio executives said they expect she will make more films under it. Probably, it will be up to Judy whether or not she all the tion as a member of the Flour Mil- lers Export association. The association filed a brief with the committee in which it asked that the Dominican Republic, In- donesia and Italy be induced to re- duce their tariffs on American flour to bring them more in line with their import duties on wheat. if it is wise at this time to pro- ceed with R peace treaty or oth- er arrangements to consolidate :urther the peace." A separate peace treaty with Japan, excluding Russia and Red China, is being urged by many Japanese and some Allied sources. There was no indication what connection, if any, Johnson's tour of Yokosuka had to do with his mission here. Its commander, Rear Admiral Benton Decker, wants the United States to keep it after a peace treaty is signed. Its drydocks will accommodate battleships, big car- riers and all ships of the line. Admiral Arthur W, Radford, Pa- cific fleet commander, said on a recent visit to Japan that the U. S. Navy does not need a Japanese base after the peace treaty is sign- d. Secretary Johnson and General Bradley will leave tomorrow for Okinawa for a quick inspection of iat aerial outpost. American offi- cals have told them Okinawa would je threatened dangerously by Com- munist conquest of nearby For- mosa, 350 miles to the southwest. They will return here Friday and depart Friday night for the U. S. To See MacArlhur Dulles is expected to talk with G e n e r al MacArthur tomorrow. While the question of a Japanese peace treaty will be the major top ic, Dulles indicated he would cover a broad range of Asiatic eco- nomic and political problems. This phase of the talks is ex- pected to augment the basically niiitary conversations which the occupation chief held with Johnson and Bradley. MacArthur is expected to tell Dulles the Japanese have earned some form of a peace settlement and that the present government would be willing to grant the U.S. military bases considered neces- sary by American strategists. The Republican foreign policy expert will hold a series of confer- ences with foreign diplomats and Japanese government officials af- ter meeting with news correspond- ents and the American Chamber of Commerce tomorrow. Antigo Shows 402 Gain in Census AntifO, Ww. The city of Antigo gained 402 citizens during-the past ten years, but Langlade county lost 577. Preliminary census figures re- leased today place the 1950 popula- tion of Antigo at In 1940 it was Langlade county's popu- dropped from to   

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