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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1950, Winona, Minnesota                              Fair Tonight and Tuesday VOLUME 50, NO. 721 FIVE CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, MONDAY EVENING, JULY 10, 1950 EIGHTEEN PAGES rive n thKo Board Deciding 1951 Budget 7 Surrendered U. S. DipS Info (An Editorial) The Winona county board of commissioners is now in semi-annual session at the courthouse. To be decided this week is the important budget lor the coming fiscal year. This newspaper has shown that by the end of 1950 there will be a surplus in the county road and bridge fund of more than With such a staggering surplus, it certainly should not be necessary this year for the board to levy the maximum 15-mill tax allowed by state law for county road purposes. It is abso- lutely unnecessary and uneconomical to carry such a surplus. It is the duty of the board to obtain definite Information as to the cost of highway then make up an intelligent budget keeping this huge surplus in mind. The surplus might also be the answer to the county's in- debtedness, according to the state public examiner, to the city of something like for relief costs. But wnether the relief matter is settled or not, the county road and bridge fund deserves prudent thought. Interested taxpayers should visit the meeting and so teil their commis- sioner, Cut in Domestic Spending Proposed By Jack Bell Byrci (D.-Va.) spearheaded a drive to-j day to cut domestic spending, to make way for an expected bulge injtion forward, military outlays to fight the war in Korea. Byrd told reporters he sees no reason why some more fat can't be off domestic activities In the single-package I G. l.'s Slain By Korean Reds By 0. H. P. Advanced American Heaciquar-; ters In Korea The bodies of seven American soldiers, thelrj hands tied behind them, were found by the roadside in territory recaptured from the Communist North Koreans today. I Each had been killed by a bul-; (let in the face. For Korean War Second Alerted For Shipment To Far East By Elton C. Fay The bodies were found by Lieu-i Army has r- not.., started dipping into the small, five- tenant D. C. Gates of Plainsville, Texas. Gates said he found the Americans this afternoon after four of them had gone at division mobile force stationed in the United States to hasten help for American forces rocked by an a.m. to a front line area subse- onrushing North Korean Army. quently lost and regained. The decision to order the Second "They turned a corner andjinfantry division and an unspeci ran into two he said. number of srnauer units from One Jeep turned around and _. _ made a dash for it, Gates other organizations to the Far East The driver was killed but his com- came less than two weeks after the panion escaped. i "An observation post saw two] in each of other jeeps sur-i render." Gates said. "When I ar- rived on the spot I found my four i Trained at McCoy men and three mortar men, their hands tied behind them and a bul- let fared in each face." Gates said the Americans had been assigned to move ammunl- TODAY- Full U. S. Mobilizing Necessary money bill the Senate starts de-j bating tomorrow. "Purely domestic expenditures have been increased 77 per cent! (since Byrd said. "With aj [war on our hands, some of these outlays must be cut or we are going to spend ourselves into the kind of bankruptcy the Russians'! are counting on." Byrd was promised help in his economy drive by a group of Re-, publicans who backed a personnel! Granlsburg, youth and travel-trimming amendment was fatally shot and another was rejected Saturday by the Senate wounded Sunday by Village Mar- appropriations itfshal David Lester of Grantsburg, Youth Slain In Scuffle With Marshal approved the huge money bill. The By Joseph and Stewart Alsop [amendment would not affect mili- Washington One fact is ouUavs- transparently clear. Before Calls for Economies President Truman is going to ask[ Senator Taft who has! Congress for something very like national mobilization, plyg a great increase in military appropria- tions. So far as can be learned, thi President has not as yet made when the youths scuffled with him and bolted from his custody. Marshal Lester had seized the pair and a third youth after a farm woman complained, she had threatened by three midnight said he would be willing to sup- port any necessary increase in military funds if that will bring decisive victory in Korea, Larson, 20, suf- also for economies in non-military' _, dead youth was David Dihl- the decision to take this step: but'spending. one can be certain he will do Taft told a reporter he thinks the Korean fighting will make it! simply because he Is a. sensible and patriotic man. more difficult AK has been reported In this Previously for space, the need for a vastly in- tensified American defense effort than it appeared I Congress to cut fered a leg wound. Taken into cus- tody several hours later was Nor- man Mathews, 19. All reside in Lake township, ten miles )f Grantsburg. excise taxes about as proposed in a House-approved bill on which the Senate finance corn- has long been understood by n senate unance co of Truman's ablest advisors, and mittee resumes hearings today. Senator George chair- man of the Senate finance corn- son, farm woman two miles north of Grantsburg. She reported three men had at her house, after she refused to serve them coffee after they had asked direc- tions to Grantsburg. The Second division was closely associated with Winona and this area in World War U. Xt was one of the divisions which traJned for combat at Camp McCoy. Many men of the division were weekend vis- itors here. KOCH Saturday, tor several months, the Second division which Inclndecl many men .from Texas, moved in on Wi- nona. The Winona Service club, operated in the old Hastings building on Third, street was the center of acti- vities. Here they came in contact witk many Winonans, received invitations for home cooked dinners, had buttons sewed on, and were entertained by vari- ous voluntary organizations. Winona was also one of the training points for the engi- neers of the Second division. The engineering: units camped here for some time, construct- ed bridges across 'the river, learned other engineerinf skills in preparation for the war in Europe. From Camp McCoy the Sec- ond was shipped to England where it underwent further training. It was hard hit on the Normandy beach landing, and was later given many re- placements. United States had stepped into the rea Round-Clock Air Blows Knock Out 46 Tanks North Korean Morale Slipping MacArthur Says By The Associated Press Combined efforts of American ground, air and naval forces have stopped the North Korean Commu- nist drive deep In South Korea, Lieutenant General George E. Strateiueyer announced today. A sudden lull in the Communist drive was reported after TJ. S. In a furious 'round-tlie- clock assault, knocked 46'red tanks out of action, caused heavy losses in other equipment and lashed at troops convoys with "unknown but considerable losses" to the Com- munist troops. An Associated Press dispatch from the front reported the Com- munist drive at least temporarily (halted below Chonan, some 50 air south of Seoul, Red-held South Korea capital, after the Amerlcani poured on their heav- iest artillery fire of the war thus far. The report by General Strate- meyer, commander of the U. 3. Far East Air Force, that the Com- munist drive was stopped tied In with communique from head- quarters of General MscArthur, now United Nations comman- der, reporting the battlefront lull. The Communist drive down the western side of the Korean penin- today in a lire that destroyed their Porce 
                            

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