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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 4, 1950, Winona, Minnesota                              Fair, Warmer Tonight; Saturday Cloudy BasebaN Sunday p. m. KWNO-FM VOLUME 50, NO. 143 FIVE CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, FRIDAY EVENING, AUGUST 4, 1950 SIXTEEN PAGES BATTLE IN PLAINS PUSAN 4 Petersons Among 13 Filing For Governor 235 Seek State, Congressional Nominations St. Paul Minnesotaiis will choose Irom a list of 235 candidates. a near record, in the September 12 primary election to pick state office and congressional nominees. Yesterday, final day for filing, found 45 hopefuls crowding into the secretary of state's office to Schmahl to Retire Caves in At End of Term beat the deadline. Sparta, The sides of a 12-foot deep sewer trench caved in [Thursday, killing two city work- Imen. J The victims were Erail Yahnke, i55, who was pronounced dead when freed by rescuers, and Herbert Lar- ;son, 57, who died soon after jwas taken to a hospital. j A third worker. Ben Wertz, was hospitalized with rib and armj" injuries, but was not in serious condition. The three were digging the sewer when they were buried beneath two) jfeet of earth. Several other work-! St. Paul State Treas- urer Julius A. Schmahl with- drew today as a candidate for re-election. In announcing his with- drawal, Schmahl, who is 83 years old, said: "Since the announcement of my intention to seek another term as state treasurer, 1 have come to the conclusion that the effort necessary to make a creditable showing1 in the pri- maries, and if nominated, to carry my share of the load in the general election, will tax mT strength to an extent which I do not think sensible or advis- able. "I am, therefore, withdraw- ing' as a candidate for state treasurer. I sincerely thank my many friends for their generous support and good wishes." North Koreans i Move Tanks Up For Showdown MacArthur Reports U. S. Shifting To Offensive Lake Success The United Nations security council came to A Special Deputy, K. J. (Buss) Biederman of Durand, points to where the body of 60-year- old Florenca Wakefleld was lound yesterday morning. An investigation is under way to determine the cams of drath, Republican-Herald photo There were no fewer than nearby sprang to the rescue, candidates for the eight of them on the Democratic) Farmer-Labor ticket, plus five Re-j publicans. Of the 13, four carried' the name Peterson. I Harry H. Peterson, former su-j preme court justice who was en- dorsed by the D.-F. L. convention for governor, will have the com- petition of August F. Peterson, St. Paul; Hjalmar Peterson, and John C. Peterson, Duluth. j Another late file'r was John N.! Nelson, deputy state treasurer, who! will oppose Julius A. Schmahl, his] superior who is seeking re-election on the Republican side. I Washington The House to Arnold Gandrud, chief elections jday Junked its mandatory wagi clerk, said total filings two yearsiand Price curb bl11 3nd Rtarte' ago were 191. He estimated that'over on the Job of an ec candidates who put their names1 onomic control measure, into county auditors' offices would bring this year's total above 300 mark when all returns are in Itomstically if living costs rise Communist China Candidates filed for nomination! per cent above the level of June I U. N. first on the agenda, in the September primary election U denounced yesterday by! House Junks Wage, Price Curb Bill U. S. Resolution Condemns Reds Tokyo A ba'.Ue of and men roared today on the out- ;er approaches to Pusan, last-ditch iU. S. base in southeast Korea. Tne fighting was roughly 35 miles west- ward from the port. The Reds there were reported bringing up tank replacements mid pouring in manpower reinforce- ments recruited from amonpr Ko- rean residents of Soviet-dominated Manchuria. I Forty-five Russian-made North United States with provoking the'Korean tanks were spotted in one war in Korea. column entering the baHIc area standing vote of 172 to 161 on which the members were not recorded by name. The idea had been ten- tatively approved yesterday 159 to 128. The action left before the House TODAY- Political Situation Confusing By Stewart Alsop Washington Since Korea, professional politicians have been Hint of Foul Play incumbent.) GOVERNOR xLuiher w. Youngdahl, Excelsior (Si August. Scramsud, Minneapolis John Vfillitm Hsluika. Minneapolis Harry H, Peierson, St. Paul (DFLI. cnarles 1. Halsted. Bralnerd John C. Peterson. Duluth (DFLJ. James J. Dougherty. 159 West Summit avenue. Si. PHUI August F. Peierson. 3015 Road D, Morafls Vltw, I (DFLI. Walter G. Olson, Lone Lake (Rl. Joseph A. Ryan, 1280 N. Dale street St. Paul (DFLI. __ A. B. Gilbert, Mound mi. This bill, however, was subject Terrance s. O'Toole. 122 Grand aYenne.ilo amendment to add wage-price! St. Paul iDFLl. (i- i U. S. Delegate Warren R. Austinifrorn the north. pips with the Korean war Msalik.s cnargcs as ft newj with the tanks were infantry j today after beating down a three- islander, a new threat, a new pro-ltroops added lo the two Red jday Russian attempt tf> It was one of the battling the Allied forces 'the i'-sue iheated exchanges ever heard in the''n the south. 1 -T S 1 !council chamber. The U. S. 25th was shifted sud- Tne council voted S to I yestei- snnthwavri in i Austin sird he rioi'b'ed that thp suuuiwdia to uiace me line ;day to take up as the first order had been held baule- jbusiness today a United States reso-ito go ..the question of 24lh- llution condemning North Korean (design and whose command brought! Red forces trying to p'.mch with 'about the unleashing of this new'arraor straight eastward to Fasan I wave of tragedy and -sl111 miles from the Naktong the conflict (which has overtaken the delta> wnich !s short of Amid bitter verbal exchanges community." ;Jle Barricr 'i The Naktong provides a natural barrier for Allied forces de- fending the line farther to the north but swings eastward near its mouth and flows into the sea almost at Pusan. Some Red elements were at the I across it against First cavalry di- rngp; U11U11I1C tUilLlUi .UlCilaUiC. J11JI1U utLLV-l vciunl t.n. mid! The mandatorv wage-price bill-jcouncil twice again rejected Soviet! for ceilings to go on au-'attempts to put the question .T r: icoatinty in he the American the Malik retorted that Austin wasi "hysterical and his hand wavings Russia's Jakob A. Malik, whoiand shouting don't make any im- win, Ui Jilieti Y tJlCUliHJll 111 i for state and congressional offices1 President Truman. He called it an I ended Ins seven-month boycott of press) on on me as a Soviet dele- at the close of the filing periodlinvitaUon for a five per cent U. N. to take presidency of the gate. If he is trying to blackmail Thursday follow- 1 The House threw it out on a council August 1, preceded the vote with a vitriolic attack charging the controls bill providing only standby allocation and priorities WMt for the President, author-! amjej. coun.y ity {o requisitlon war-needed ma-j terials, to grant production loans and to curb credits. lnF< armer s Death By Gordon Durand, Wis. A team of Pepin county officials and Wisconsin state crime bureau agents today were [probing into the "unusual circum- I stances" noted yesterday in the groping in a great dark. For Ko- rea has knocked into a. cocked hat every single one of the assump- death of an Arkansaw, Wis., farm- er, Florence Wakefield. The full-scale investigation was tions on which the professionals i ordered by Sheriff Victor Seline! were basing their strategy for the (Thursday after the body of the! November elections. 160-year-old farmer was found in' At tirst the evidence seemed to, the driveway of his farm home. i suggest, that the Democrats and' Soon after the discovery of the! story of the polls on union labor! investigation can be smdiedl m Oh.o conducted by the evaluated zation of bonator Robert Taft. At noon tod 0[ the in_ _ one i .such piec-e of evidence. Before jvestisating officials was available! Korea, these polls showed a cornmseilt on neB. developments! mediately alter the Korean aggros-' (Continued on Page 3, Column 5.) sion. ;he percentage drop- ped sickrnii'.gly. down to 24 per cent. FOUL FLAV controls. _ May Rewrite Bill Hjolmar Peterson, Austin (not the mer governor) (DFLK LIEUTENANT OOVESXOB yc. Elmer Anderson, Bralnerd Ancher Nelson, Hutchlnson  ss Hrss riSy JST, iReds in the north. Bridges Blown First Cavalry commanders said today unable to deter- 1 _, Tne defeat came yester- whel? thTeT refused 7'2! the United resohi-i p me U. b. reso- Malik's was the only rossing. coun-l sides had beer, probing and men in the south before ithe battle nounced today it will call out areas, include: Fifth army (Hiinais, Indiana, without Yet the weight of evidence is now visibly beginning to point in precisely the opposite direction. Democratic Con- gressmen have visited their districts, particularly in the last few days, privately admit that they are desperate- ly worried. They report that as the nous from Korea con- tinues worse earh day, the vot- ers arc more and more inclin- ed to (lira ivith fury on the Truman administration. Moreover, there are signs that the more u.stute Republican lead-] ers. like Thomas E. Dewcy, are! getting ready to hammer the ad ministration's pre-Korea defense record as mercilessly as that rec- nrd deserves- A few days ago, for example. Dewey asked w h y "our national government ended; its fiscal year 30 days ago. with! a billion dollars appropriated Congress for the Defense depart-! merit lying in the Treasury unus- ed." This Question, in any number! of forms, is sure to be asked and more insistently, and the ad- ministration will be hard put to it; to give a rational answer. i Nor is Uiis all. The record of the past, as compiled in a fourth-] coming book called "The Mid-j Term Battle." by the brilliant sta-j tistician Louis H. Bean, the only; forecaster who was righi in t-learly suggests that the Korean! crisis' will" t.elp the Republicans! and hurt the Democrats. I From the first, the fact that the November elections are mid-term elections has been an important Republican asset. (Continued on Page 14, Column 2.) ALSOP Florence Wakefield 000 Individual Reservists during! September and October, "with Wisconsin, Missouri, lo- wa, Minnesota, North Dakota. ir consent, for Dakotat Nebraska, Kansas, months of duty. [Colorado, Wyoming) They will come from a pool of! Reservists first will be selected about enlisted male reser- j tentatively and ordered to their vists who are not members of the nearest medical facility for ishysi- Reserve Corps will be used primaiily tojordered to active duty from there bring the National Guard and or-'if their physical condition has bees? ganized Reserve units to satisfactory. S strength j They will be given 21 days' from f The group to be called out jsists only of enlisted men, not of- fore reporting to training divisions. Dicers. or reception centers. be in Minneapolis, the Minnesota Ifor call. This included volun- teer Reservists and inactive iny's announcement said. Those called first will tween 19 and 25 years old. Dependents Considered Priority will be determined byj the number of dependents. Those, with no dependents are to be called; first, those with one 11 rrtiL second, and those with more than Mas one dependent later on. I This was the first time the Ar-1 Sandriiigham, Engr. Sal- my has called up enlisted reserves voes of artillery fire around the who are not in units. (world saluted Queen Elizabeth on About 116 000 Reservists who arejher 50th birthday today, in units, and whose units have not! British naval vessels and mill- yet been called out, are garrisons everywhere took from the September-October in the globe-girdling cannon- Evidently it is planned to call'ading. them out as units. Most of the enlisted reserves are veterans of World War H. The Ar- my said that those members serv-. ing reserve enlistments for three to six years under the terms o! mine immediately the cause of thej fire, but theorized that the Youngs had started a f cause of the unsea weather. The house for electricity and a lamp still was burning in a front window whenj neighbors arrived. Neither Young jnor his wife smoked. i A daughter of the victims. Mrs. I i Ellen Dickson of Iron Jeral places farther north. ,Mich.. reportedly had sold her A 5-5 tie then defeated Malik's; The first reported combat cforts and was planning to to put the seating of lhc arrived U S Marines ihere and live with her parents injChina on the agenda as the Korea we'-e strafing strikes bv 'a few days. ___ after the U. S. carrier-borne planes In support of Allied southern forces. First Marine and Second infan- try division troops, fresh from thn United States, were a', the front. The Marines have Gener- al Pershing tanks, the largest the Americans have thrown into the Korean fighting. The 25th division, shortly after ireaching the southern sector, hurl- back a Red counter-attack, [killing an estimated 600 Comrnu- :nists. The North Koreans have .'our divisions on or possibly going to ,'the southern front. Against them are the American 25th and pos- sibly elements of the Marines, (Second infantry and the Fifth reg- ,irnental combat team frcm Hawaii. 24th has been withdrawn to an i unannounced position. Contact Genera! Contact was maintained on all (sectors of the 125-miie front. U. S. naval vrarcraft shelled Red itroops ten miles north of Yongdok on the east coast, 80 miles north of Pusan. Towns hit by naval shells there were Chucksandor.g, !ten miles north of Yongdok, Yang- yang and Chummunijin, which is near the 38th parallel. On the Korean west coast, an Allied war vessel knocked out a gun emplacement on the Onjin pen- insula, northwest of Seoul, the WEATHER I the selective service act of 1948 .will be subject to call on the basis as aU other reserves. This FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and vicinity: Fair and a warmer tonight; lowest 62. and The Investijation Into The Death of an Arkansaw farmer. Flor- ence Wakefield, is be'jg conducted by Pepin County Sheriff Victor Seline, above. Working with the sheriff in the investigation are county officials and the state crime bureau. Republican-Herald photo igrroup, which is part of the jOOO-man pool, includes men who (served on active duty for Jess than I three years after the war and then j reverted to reserve status. The reserves will come from all a little warmer, highest 85. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 241 hours ending at 12 m..today: j Majdmun, 83; minimum, noon, 81; precipitation; none; sun! sets tonight at sun rises co-j parts of the nation. Quotas for Ar- at 4.2fl my areas, which are about in jportion to the totaJ strength of the Additional weather on page li. Open Arrows Indicate where U. S. and South Korean forces have dug in along a new defense line against attacking North Koreans, shown by dark arrows. Heaviest fighting was to the south in the Wonbung area where Reds are pouring in replacements in an effort to reach Pusan, main, supply port. In the central sector, Communists have reached the Naktong river line and haVe fired on First Cavalry division patrols in the Taegu sector. On the northern front the South Koreans are in contact with the enemy. Wire- photo to The Republican-Herald.) (Continued on Page 8, Column 5.) KOREA U. of M. Studenlv 23, Runs for Office St. Paul Paul S. Ander- son. 23, student at the University of Minnesota, believes he's the youngest candidate to file for of- lice in the state. Anderson, Grand Rapids, filed for senator from the 52nd district. He was president of the state 4-H club in 1943-44 and a winner in the regional Future i Farmers of America speaking con- Itest.   

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