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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 5, 1950, Winona, Minnesota                              Fair, Cool Tonight; Warmer Thursday Baseball Thursday p. m. KWNO-FM VOLUME 50, NO. 117 FIVE CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, WEDNESDAY EVENING, JULY 5, 1950 TWENTY-TWO PAGES South Korean Army in Full Retreat Four Killed in Plane Crash Near Bangor La Crosse, Wis. Two prominent Fort Wayne, couples crashed to their deaths In a private plane near here yeslerdaj'. The victims, returning from a holiday trip to Ely, Minn., were identified by Coro- ner George E. Reay as: Kichard S. Teeple, 36, lawyer and president of the Fort Wayne board of aviation com- missioners. His wife, Loretta E. Foelling- er Teeple, 35, a director of Fort Wayne Newspapers, Inc. Albert F. Hoer, 38, president of White Cross Supply Company, a Fort Was'ne beauty parlor supply firm. His wife, Mildred E. Kloer, 35. Dr. Reay said a witness re- portetJ a wing fell off the four- place plane before it nosed into a woods 30 miles north- east of here, near Bangor. The four had left Fort Wayne Friday morning in Teeple's own plane. The coroner said Teeple ap- parently was piloting the plane. The wreckage did not burn. TODAY- Long-Term Plans Upset By Korea By Joseph and Stewart AIsop Washington W. Averell Har- riman, newly appointed special assistant to the President, has re- turned tc Washington severs! weeks before he was scheduled to return. And this simple fact is not without significance. For Harri- man has returned to take part in the searching, wholesale reassess- ment of American policy which has now become the first order of business. The simple fact is that the Kremlin-sponsored attack on Ko- rea has knocked the basic assump- tion underlying American policy jnoul: Period between 8 p.m. local into a cocked hat. This assump-j time Friday and last night at mid tion was that the Kremlin was not now ready, and would not be ready for some to risk a world Traffic Deaths At New High, 458 for 4 Days By The Associated Press Accidental death struck down at least 739 Americans during their four day Independence day week- end. The toll was much higher than expected, and rocketed to- ward the all-time high set in 1936 deaths. Citizens died in traffic crashes, I drowning, and by miscellaneous accidents at a little better than one every ten minutes during the 102 Senator Thomas Trails Monroney In Oklahoma Run-Off Election Assured in State on July 25 By Dayton Blair i Oklahoma j Elmer Thomas trailed Representa-f tive Mikft Monroney by more than! votes today as tabulation of] yesterday's Democratic senatorial! primary election neared completion. A run-off election July 25 was as- sured by the other five Democratic candidates who had more than 000 votes among them. Returns from of pre- cincts gave: Monroney Thomas Johnston Murray, who hopes to win the governor's office once held by his father, held a wide lead over his three Democratic opponents but' lacked the clear majority to avoid! fitQRTH- o; iCify to Request American Infantry Relatives Aid Unit Surrounded Relief Applicants Council Adopts Practice Followed By Winona County By The Associated Press A largo part of South Korea's army appeared tonight to be in full retreat f: a massive drive of Communist troops and tanks which already capped an American infantry position and threatened to ilop off I--. defenders snared in the Bed net. j Associated Press Correspondent Tom Lambert reported from Taejon that reporters in the field saw thousands of South Korean, soldiers flee- the battle zone in area where American ground forces made first contact with the Communist invaders. The soldiers fled down ithe highways from the hilis and through the rice paddies, rushing rail- stations for tralns heading southward- to help support their less fortunate1 The spearhead of the Communist push reached the area of Osan, 11 kin. (miles south of Suwon. It seemed designed to open the way for a djive The city council Monday night'on Taejon, military center 73 miles south of Suwon. approved the use by the city's poorj- department of the "relative respon- from votes to a 13. No Fireworks Deaths No one was reported, killed in Fourth July fireworks tragedies, but the other deaths were tied to with Independence day celebrations. The National Safety council had jredicted that 385 would die In ;raffic crashes. But the toll mount- ed and mounted as the holiday war. Yet the Kremlin has now clearly and consciously risked a world war. This in turn mean? that Washington has been mistaken about Soviet capabilities and in- tentions. Thus a new and unex- pected situation, has arisen, and a new policy must be quickly fashioned to fit this new situation. Harriman and the other Presidential advisers who must devise tne new plan of action will not find theirs an easy task. For complacency, muddling and s c 1 f-dclusion now make it necessary for them to start virtually from scratch. They will find very little to build on. As far as our relations with our allies arc concerned, the At- lantic powers have yet failed to agree on any realistic plan for the defense of the Atlantic community. This is for a simple reason. At the Hague meeting this spring, the Atlantic defense officials wrapped the maximum defense require- ments of every participating coun- try into a huge, ungainly bundle, and called the monstrous result a. "plan." At the subsequent Brus-jthe 761 deaths were in automobile sels meeting, the European fi-i accidents. nance ministers took one look at! Lust year's three-day Labor day what this "plan" would cost, and i week end highway threw up their hands in horror.la postwar record. Highway smashups claimed 458 lives in what was predicted as the biggest TJ. S. traffic jam in history. Water deaths totalled 168. Mis- cellaneous kinds of mishaps killed a runoff. Murray, in returns precincts, had combined total of for his! foes. William O. Coe, Oklahoma City attorney, was second man. Close Race Former Governor William H. falfa BUD Murray, father of this) year's candidate, stayed at his son's! headquarters until returns proved the younger Murray was definitely 3l i.s 1 Unite Of North Korean column flanking the Inchen-Seoul- Suwon triangle (shaded) today wedged between American infantry- men and their supporting artillery in fighting (A) south of Suwon. Another Red column is moving on Wonju. From Kaesong (B) a reinforcement of 25 Red tanks was seen moving toward Seoul. There was naval activity off the-east coast, with most firing in the Sam- chok bridgehead Planes continued to strafe roads and. Com- munist supply lines'in Seoul area. Black area is approximate extent of Red invasion into South Korea. (A.P. Wirephoto to The Repub- lican-Herald.) ahead. The see-saw race between Mon- roney, fifth district congressman for six terms and Thomas, climaxed one of Oklahoma's hottest races. Speculation on the uncounted, Senate votes was difficult because! large blocks still remained out in joth Okahoma and Tulsa counties, the biggest in the state. Other un- counted totals were scattered throughout the state. Monroney trailed early hi the counting but pulled ahead about midway of tabulating. He led in both of the largest despite the fact that Tulsa county had been Paratrooper Makes 123 Jumps in Day Fayetteville, N. hard-boiled 32-year-old paratrooper Dillon, has brought the world's record for the most consecutive! However, Mrs. Katherine Lam- jsibillty" form which has long been authorized by state law and has long been used by the Winona j county welfare department. A c J The form adopted by the citylDlOW council is an adaptation from the1 county's. 1 In presenting it, Third Ward Al- derman Howard Baumann, chair- man of the poor committee, declared, I "I've felt for a long time that we (have some chiselers on relief. I think that it would be a good idea to send this form out to relatives. It might save thousands of I City Attorney Harold Streater, (who had been asked to prepare the 'form, explained that children, par- ents, brothers and sisters, grand- children or grandparents are re- sponsible, in that order, up to j a month. "Crazy Laiv" Fourth Ward Alderman James Stoltman called it a "crazy" law. Attorney Streater suggested that the applicant take the form to his relatives and secure their signa- tures. That practice is now being tried by the county welfare depart- New Russian In Far East Hong Kong Diplomatic observers today predicted So- viet Russia, is setting the stage for a surprise move against the United States in the Far East. They said the Russians, probably would rush Chinese Communist troops from Man- churia to aid Soviet-supported North Korea in the Korean Civil war. Such a move "can be ex- pected any time within the next month, and probably within two they add- ed. All demanded anonymity. One observer gave these rea- Genera! MacArthur's conununi- jque made no mention of the trap. iThis news of the setback for the jfirst American infantry to go into (action came from advanced head- quarters in South Korea. Headquarters said only that ths northerners drove the "defenders" on to high ground noith of Osan. iThe U. S. troops previously were 'located there. Osan is 11 miles (southeast of Suwon, which in turn is 23 miles south of ;allen Seoul. I The communique confirmed gathering threat of Communist (forces east of Suwon. apparently (designed to lop off this whole sec- jtor of the front. That would open (the way for a drive on Taejon, (military center 73 miles south of Suwon. Reds Reinforced The northerners were pouring more troops and arms across the Han just south of Seoul despite repeated air strikes on the rail lines stretching north of the city. A constant stream of U. S. rein- vne ouscrver gavii mtsc rca.- i w. ij. sous for forecasting: a Soviet jforcements was flowing Into South parachute in one day back to the United States. jbert, the poor commissioner, said! Sergeant John W. Swetich, attached to the famed 82nd that the department plans! division at nearby Fort Bragg, yesterday wore out five pilots in majl the form to relatives after drivers coursed along the a Thomas stronghold, ways. During the heated campaign, Mid-way through yesterday, asiThomas charged Monroney had death figures kept piling up, Ned [voted for 60 per cent parity with I. Dearborn, council president, Is-iMonronev retorting he supported 90 sued a sane driving appeal per cent parity. Rayburn Helps Sam our best to save at least a few ives by acting like civilized peo- ple on the highways." Dearborn had predicted that 36, cars would roll miles over the nation's roads. He classified it as the United States' biggest traffic jam. The 1935 death record Was set during the four-day Christmas holi- day period. At that time 555 of There the matter now rests. Joint American-European defense plan- On a four-day, nonholiday week end last month, an Associated nir.g is stalled at dead center. Press tally across the country Since this fiasco, the American I showed that only 455 persons met Joint Chiefs of staff have been [accidental death. Of these, 270 died assigned to make a unilateral traffic mishaps, 75 drowned and sessment of the extent of the! HO died from other accidental American contribution to the de-l (Continucd on Pagc 14, Column House Speaker Judge Nelson To Preside at Shakopee Quiz Moorhead Judge Martin Nelson of Austin wss named last 1123 jumps in a dawn to dark mara-lan application has been received. The form states, "The law of Minnesota provides that every poor person who for any reason is un- able to earn a livelihood shall be supported by his children, parents, brothers and sisters, grandchildren that mark and go it 18 jumps grandparents: and relatives hav- better. ing sufficient ability shall be called Swetich planned to jump 150 thon. The previous record 01 105 jumps was set by Juan Iriate of Buenos lAires, May 19, 1950. j More than persons jammed jSandrock airport to see Sweiich times, but quit at last night (after 123. At the end, looking tired with I a day's growth oL beard, his hair tousled and wearing an old sweat- shirt, he said, "I'm glad it's over fD.-Tex.) and Representative Al- bert Gore (D.-Tenn.) joined in the campaign to help their fellow House member. Monroney accused Thomas of blocking a number of public powerj night to preside over a Rayburn Monday at Shakopee hearing concerning on for such support in the orcier above named. Person's Needs "In determining the eligibility orj continued eligibility of fhi" this agency is required by law to verify this person's needs and resources. The law further provides that cer-i Wanted Title for U. S. (tain relatives who are Asked why he did it. he told are responsible for the carej reporter: "I_ wanted to keep support of dependents. Since offetisive In the Far East: country (and he de- clined use of his nationality as well as his name for diplo- matic reasons) has "definite word" that the Chinese Reds have been massing1 troops In Manchuria since they captured Hainan island, off the South China coast, a month ago. recent withdraw- al from Tokyo of high level members of the Soviet mission could be considered an "indi- cation that something big Is brewing." He declined to elab- orate. Diplomatic observers agree generally that Chinese Com- munist participation in Korea is virtually certain. qualifications of Harold E. Plynn, title in the U. S. I did it one time tne above person wishes to receive Scott county attorney, to I va-nted to do it again." o Tne time" Swetich refe witnesses before a grand jury, meet- by the next Judge Nelson was appointed projects with the senator replying! Judge Byron R. Wilson of Moor- against whom 5 Oklahoma of congressmen with primary elections! hearing will be on an order (assistance, the law requires that me" Swetich referred! you contribute support in accord- to was .when he set a U. S. recordjance with your financial circum- of 60 jumps at Sioux City, were well ahead with only one, Sev- to show cause served on Flynn enth District Representative Victor Judge Joseph Moriarty. jurist he rested. onnaT'iinHir for.irtn o J At fi n in 1946. Swetich made .his first jump at 2 o'clock yesterday morning. He made his 107th shortly after noon. His only mishap came on his 50th try when he suffered a slight injury. During the afternoon Wickersham, apparently facing ai Apparently winning nominations were Dixie Gilmer, first district: W. G. Stigler, second: Tom Steed, (charged that Flynn disobeyed judi- cial rules in presenting witnesses before a recent Scott county grand ret fense of Western Europe. This is! being done without close consulta- tion with thp Europeans, which is a nonsensical way to do business.. And meanwhile the Joint Chiefs! themselves, as the National Sec- urity Board chairman, Stuart Sym- ington, has repeatedly and bitterly pointed out, have not even yet acreed to a long-ransre strategic plan for the United States alone. Thus Harriman and his col- leagues will find themselves R: r o p i n p in near-darkness. There is, tc be sure, no mys- tery about the general outlines of what is now really requir- (Continutd on Page 7, Column 2 ALSOP DEATHS (district, were unopposed. jury. At 6 p.m. he was scheduled to start a goal of 150 Jumps. High winds, however, layed him more than two hours. The questionnaire then asks for gross income, number of dependent children, amount of contributions to other dependents, amount of con- tributions already made to the ap- plicant for relief and amount of contributions which will to the applicant. U.N. Flag May Be Flown In Korea I Korea from Japan by air and sea, the communique reported. The setback on the Suwon front came after the Communist tanks apparently had been turned back by the fire of U. S. artillery. The first report came from As- sociated Press Correspondent O. JH. P, King at advanced headquar- iters. Later a spokesman there con- firmed it by saying there still was hope the Americans could make fighting withdrawal. General MacArthur's headquar- ters announced officially the Reds Wednesday drove defending Amer- ican and Korean forces on to high- er ground north of Osan, 11 miles southeast of Suwon, and appeared ready for a further push. No Report to Headquarters The fate of the trapped Ameri- cans' was not reported to U. S. ad- vanced headquarters in South Ko- rea. That report came from As- sociated Press Correspondent O. H. IP, King, He added: j Reports of the surprisingly quick !Red maneuver came net long after .the American commander In Ko- :rea. Major General William F. Dean, had gone to the front to try I to learn details of the tank-artil- duel. In that engagement, two tanks be made' blue flag of iwere reported knocked out and the ;the United Nations may be flown'other six retreat The statement will be sworn to'by Americans and others fighting before a notary public. stop the Communist Invasion ofL. B'Jt JV.f lanks bypassed Mrs. Lambert said that the forirjsouth Korea. lthe then cut in between will tie mailed to reia War Sobers Fourth Of July Celebrating By The Associated Press United States troops moved forward in a foreign land yesterday to fight, in the name of freedom. And here at home their foit: observed the'p anniversary of this nation's independence, war-won 174 ago. iDV O3TV As in past years, the hoinefolk thronged the beaches, ban parks and vacation spots. The weather was close to ideal most Hot dog and soda pop stands did a boom- In a statement. Judge Moriarty charged the newspaper was guilty of criminal libel in editorials it pub- lished concerning the Rubin Shetskv It was the wind that caused him new applicants as well as to to knock off at 123. After that he tives of those now on the relief] Arthur probably will be named rol's- (United Nations commander for tne Alderman Baumann, in diseuss-lKorean area. ing the use of the form, declared j The United Nations flag is light that he "favors starting a black; blue, bearing a polar map of list for taverns. I believe there'world flanked by twin Jurors, after hearing a score my on tify, refused to return an indict-jthat jump. I've got the record and ment against the Minneapolis Star J think I better quit now." murder trial, over which sided. he pre- Shetsky was acquitted of a second degree murder charge in the slaying of Albert Schneider, Minneapolis la- bor leader. Trained for Six Months It took, besides the five pilots, two Piper cub airplanes, seven par- achutes, and six parachute riggers, going- full blast to keep Swetich going. Also one pack of crackers that's all he ate from start to fin- are some on relief who spend a lotibranches. of money on liquor.' the forward gun positions and lfl their supporting infantry. An undisclosed number of South the tank-led Red infan- try and their own defense lines. Earlier. General MacArthur's said American planes olive destroyed seven and damaged four North Korean aircraft in the are receiving relief. ish. He trained for six months "I'll go along 100 per cent on get in shape for the gruelling said Alderman Stoltman 'jUnited Nations, flying its flag and making the commanding general a U. N. agent would fQrt-. s lize by whjch ajd Mary Cook of Greensboro, was sent to the South Koreans. Bette Davis Met C., Swetich's girl friend, was j enthusiastic about his record. Her comment: "I think it's just fine. 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