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Publication: Winona Republican Herald July 31, 1950

Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 31, 1950, Winona, Minnesota Cloudy Tonight and Tuesday; Cooler Tuesday Baseball Tuesday p. m. KWNO-FM VOLUME 50, NO. 139 FIVE CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, MONDAY EVENING, JULY 31, 1950 EIGHTEEN PAGES Fresh U. S. Troops Land in Korea McCarthy Acheson Be Fired Fond du Lac, McCarthy (R.-Wis.) declared Sun- day that a congressional plan to arm South Korea was "sabotaged by the State department." He demanded again that President Truman fire Secretary of State Acheson, whom the senator accused of having helped to "mastermind disaster for America and victory for Communism in the East." TODAY- U. S. Not Ready For Full War By Joseph and Stewart AIsop Chequers, Min- ister Attlee called on Britons last) Speaking to persons at an Izaak Walton league picnic, Mc- I Carthy said Congress had passed one bill providing "any part of which could be used in Ko- while another bill provided nisht to tighten their belts once more than "all of while their country arms to be used to arm South Korea." [against Red aggression. "President Truman signed those j In a blunt-spoken radio chat On Britons to Tighten Belts Country Arming Against Reds, Premier Declares two bills without a word of the senator said, "and then what happened? The State department from his official country residence here, Attlee warned his country-j that this rearmament willj crowd stepped in and how much [mean sacrifices in their standard of that money do you think actually I of living, which has just begun jwas spent to arm South Korea? I recovering from the ravages of Washinrton-In the opinion ,and thatl to Ioad War n. those best qualified to judge, a wire. j The prime minister, whose Assails Achesoa ,speech was carried to the com-i 'monwealth lands overseas, declar- "the fire which has been start- general war in the near future Is improbable. But no sensible man can doubt that a general war is now possible. In case of war with the Soviet Union, It is only rational to assume that atomic attacks would be attempted against this country. This is an unpleasant subject, but nothing could be more stupid than to treat it as taboo. And it is now time to ask how well this country is prepared to deal with such at- tacks. One Air Force general who j has been close to the subject tor a long time answered this question by remarking tliat "the continental United Statei it about as ready as Hawaii was on December 6, 1941." Much been written about the inade- quacy of civilian defense. But all the discussion of civilian de- fense merely to obscure the obvious fact that civilian defense can only be a palliative treating cancer with according to one gloo- my authority. The job of defending the conti- nental United States against .atomic attack is of course essentially a military job. And what deeply dis- turbs the general quoted above, and others who have been close to the problem, Is the simple fact that the military forces of the United States are simply not organized to do this job. This Is not merely a question of Western Germany, declaring that Russia is creating a powerful army in the eastern part of that country while "we keep ours half weak." "w McCarthy for the administration policy in ed in distant Korea may burn down your house." Attlee blasted Communism as a conspiracy against way of live of the free demo- The State department's position, and accused Russia of the senator asserted, Is that we (talking peace while maintaining Crated A-Bombs Undetectable, Expert Says Washington Iff) If an atomic bomb were smuggled into this country crated in the hold of an enemy ship it could n t be detected except by open- ing the crate, an atomic scient- ist said today. Dr. Karl Z. Morgan of the Atomic Energy commission's Oak Ridge, Tenn., laboratory told a news conference he knew of no detection instrument that would disclose a bomb hidden in a crate. He and other scientists de- clined to comment on the de- tection possibilities in the case of a. smuggled-in hydrogen bomb. Three Youths Flee Prison At La Crosse La Crosse, Wis. A hunt still vas on loday for three of four youths who escaped from the La Crosse county jail early Sunday Leopold Offers To Delegate Powers As King Crown Prince May Take Over Belgian Throne will not prepare the Western Ger- man people to help us fight it Rus- sia invades that area. McCarthy told his home state au- dience that the Democrats con- huge armed forces. He warned to be on their BULLETIN Brussels iff) All major parties in Belgium agreed to- night to accept King Leopold's offer to step aside in favor of Ws son, Prince Baudouin, Brussells, Belgium Premier' jJean Duvierusart declared today, (that King Leopold has offered toj i temporarily delegate his royal ler.s to Crown Prince Bauduouin. j The premier said the king made I the offer on condition the opposi- Socialists withdraw their polit- jiual and economic demands and jmake them later through parlia- jmentary channels. This announcement came after both Duvieusart and Socialist Lead- er Max Buset had conferred with Leopold this morning at Laeken pal- ace. The king's decision was disclosed sliding 35 feel" down a rop'e of knot-i35. the crisis over his return from ted sheets. One of the quartet was captured by Sheriff Vern Lamp right after Communist Columns Hammered relentlessly at American and South Korean defenses, open arrows, and Chinju, underlined, south- jexile ten ago'lhreaTene'-l'Tol ern anchor of the U. 8. defense line, fell to the Ktd force driving guard "against the enemy escape. An all-day search fail- and termed the recent explosion of Jed to locate the other three. _.....____ ammunition boats in Portsmouth! The missing youths'were identi- ducted a inquiry into naval base a sample of fifth by Lamp as John Kolacinski, Ihis Communists in government! charges. sabotage. These charges were labeled "a attack by fraud and a hoax" by the majority North Kor No excuses, Communists, propaganda introduction by members of the Senate foreign rela- tions subcommittee which investi- gated them. The two Republican members of the committee refused to sign thft majority report. The Wisconsin senator called Senators Tydlngs (D.-Md.l and Mc-j Mahoa (D.-Conn.) "well-meaning Ittle without the mental or moral capacity to rise above i same results which led to the politics in this hour of the jravest danger." He did not mention Senator Green the third Democrat on the committee, by name. has started again in the Far Attlee said. "The armed forces ,of North Korea on South Korea has been denounced as an act of ag- gressior. by the United Nations. (17, and Robert Blackstone, 17, both 'of Milwaukee, and Joseph Bechen, 17, La Crosse, Guy Kansen, 20, La Crosse, the captured youth. The sheriff said the four got their escape by1 breaking an angleiron off a shower stall adjoining their plunge the nation into civ1' war. The vanguard of an army of anti- Leopoldists was reported already marching on Brussels. Three

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Publication: Winona Republican Herald

Location: Winona, Minnesota

Issue Date: July 31, 1950

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