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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 8, 1950, Winona, Minnesota                              Generally Fair Tonight, Wednesday VOLUME 50, NO. 146 Baseball Tonight, p. m. KWNO-FM TUESDAY EVENING, AUGUST 8, 1950 Thousand Naktong At Rlvcrride Conference On Wall: WinCim County Sena- tor L W Dernek: I. H. Beynon, president of the Winona Boat club, W. O. Crtbbs; Mayor Cy Smith; First District Con- Andrew; City Attorney Harold Streater; Colone. L G Yoder, St. Paul district Army engineer: City Representative A. K. Lejk; City Council President William P. Theur errand Aide. man Loyde PfeifTer. Norse Vessel w Hearins Republican-Herald photo Wilson Resigns Springs Leak in JQn i_evee Wall Job North Atlantic i _._ Nephew's Car Accidentally Killed Wakefield Case Officially Closed With Youth's Statement Durand, Wis. (Special) The! live-day investigation into i death of 61-year-old Florence, I bruised body wasj I found in the driveway of his home-------- eight miles west of here last Thurs- ended officially Monday night with the disclosure that Wakefield was the victim of a hit- run car driven by his nephew. Pepin county officials have ruled that the death was accidental but I are holding the nephew, 18-year- lo'd Louis Wakefield, on a charge 'of failing to stop at the scene of an Louis will be arraigned in county court here Wednesday to answer the charge. Sheriff Victor Selme, I1 stated this morning. Kan Down Lead The first indication that county I officials had found an important lead in their determination of the) f 'death cause came yesterday after-I a, noon when Sheriff Seline took the i 'youth into custody for questioning.j I1 Throughout the remainder of thej ''afternoon and most of the evening, 'Louis was closeted with county m- ivestigators and late last night dic- itated a full statement admitting that he was the driver of a car that struck his uncle. Earlier yesterday, a four-day offi- silence in the case was broken I with the announcement, of the find- ings of an autopsy performed by Dr R J. Ditz of La Crosse on the body of the Big Coulee farmer last j Thursday. j Coroner's Report Released The coroner's report, released after the matter had been taken !under consideration by the state! bureau in Madison, stated The Dirk Double Arrow .shows where North Korean forces have crossed the Naktong river and are aiming at Taegu. A three-pronged open arrow indicates where U. S. forces .are stabbing toward Chmju in the south and counter-attacking against a Red bridgehead across the Naktong river southwest of Changyong. On the east coast South Korean army source said Communist troops or guer- rillas were reported within five miles of Pohang, underlined above. (A.P. Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) wasninRton Carroll L. jci-imcv uuimu. son resigned general j nations sped today to help a Nor- wegian freighter in danger of. breaking up In the North Atlantic Jneer, at i The stricken vessel swept by Andresen Rv Ado loll Brcmcr uiuiii. j.uiv-1-. i r nf irnzineers will hold a hearing on the jmission. The Wakefield boy had been tnies-1 -Hrr inty officials 2 U. S. Warships to France Bv C. Yates McDanicl Advance Poses New Threat to American Line Marines Rescue Surrounded Army Detachment By Russell Brines Tokyo Thousands of Red i troops slipped across the Allied Naktong river defense barrier and posed a new swarming threat to- night on the central warfront in Korea. The American offensive in the south picked up new momentum being stalled by Communist flanking that pocketed one u. b. Army unit briefly. An announcement from the u. 8th Army in Korea said the Red breaching of the Naktong water line was of "primary concern at present." At least three Red regiments men with probably more coining over in darkness were reported across the river. Front reports said the Reds had got one tank across and were try- ing to bring over others that were i seen on the west banks. They were facing a big problem in ter- rying their armor. river-crossing Reds were 15 miles northwest of Taegu and mov- ing toward that provisional capital of the South Korean republic. The two-day-old American drive in the extreme south was bogged temporarily by a Red flanking at- tack. to Rescue- But U. S. Marines broke it up lo rescue several hundred trapped men of the Army's Fifth regi- mental combat team. U. S. forces were ten to 12 miles east of burned-out Chinju, Red springboard for threats at Pusan, the TJ. S. southeastern port. The Americans were moving on toward Chinju in new advances. The front had exploded Into three major battles. The big one was northwest of Taegu. Another flamed In the extreme south. The third was at a Red bridge- head across the Naktong near Changnyong where fresh U. S. troops were ordered to destroy the river-crossers by Tuesday night- high seas Is the former American S. S. Belfri, Liberty ship Monday afternoon. LOIlQtty   and a recora at con. 59 candidates is drawing a by Andresen that the corps may soon be ready the corps quest. It may be several months. how-j'tt" eve- before the hearing is held toj place in evidence the amount 'i a mage to the wall and whether "the 'federal government has anyj responsibility. Early Harbor Action Seen j Whether money would be avail-1 able immediately should the fed-, oral government assume a share or 'the responsibility is not clear. ...Whether a special Congressional; ton' appropriation would be mTht depend somewhat on thej of the corps' participation. The President said he had the transfer today argu- alternative" but to comply with; a disclosul-e of the mci-1 in department said the! nine-foot Wilson's desire to step out from was made by District Attorney ,the Defense ck.pa.t he has hell since civiliansJ Bartholomew, 'ships will tx over the development ofi Bartholomew explained that Kabyle. of filled last Thursday had been) t... I dismissed and the inquest warsnips "a full investigation by Coro-istates under ._.. (Continued on FaKe 8. Coiumn 6) igram. Two destroyer escorts rom the United the personaUy with NEPHEW The Belfri. a owned by tlu> Christian Smith. amount early today, wnn iD.-Idahoi ana a liner Nietiw Amsierdam. the Amer--jg-candidates ,s drawing ican naval transport General Me- Idano primary vote today. Rae and the Dexter due shortly Taylori who returned to for the tor. -in-M-m shin in Democratic fold after running harbor on ihe upper end': -t t is v in porcelain mnkin er for white paper. San Dieso Swimmer Sets Channel Mark, Shirley May Quits Joseph Lynch Dead of Burns In Home Fire .But after fighting part of arv program August 12 at Philadelphia. up a rjdge, the fresh counter- ,P i-Jin-ton destroyer escorts Samuel F. Mills i attacking U. S. 24th infantry divi- .'in World war I, _ stopped by .iff Close Watch on Arcs. At p.m. Tuesday Major Gen- eral John E, Church told Associat- ed Press Correspondent O. H. P. iKing the bridgehead could not be cleaned out that night. The general insisted the North Koreans there would be wiped out Wednesday, however. He said close watch would bs kept on the Changnyong area to I prevent further Communist cross- iings of the river. I in the area northwest of I the Communists Hung their lines 'two or more miles beyond the riv- er line. Seven Red tanks, waiting Winona recorded its first fire la- to cross stream, were under the year Monday night'attaclc by Allied planes. at! One of General Mac-Arthur's in- officers estimated North in six weeks were transferred to the NeUietlands on Ij'ine 1 more ships of the Isame class are now being readied I in American shipyards for eai N 'delivery to Western European Al- lies. Indo-China has received six j port landing ships and eipnt j-ransport airplanes from this conn the Winona General Aid for Turkey Turkey will take delivery 'submarine rescue ship on 115 Two submarines now bems re i fitted by the Navy also are expect 'ed to go to Turkey burns suffered in a fire at his home at 514 Washington street early yes- '.terday. c: Mr. Lynch died 17 hours after he 44 500 men an average of more than a day in the six-weeks- old war. When the fresh Army troops at the remnants of By Alvin Steinkopf Dover, England Florence to. in record time, but Shirley] Prance was forced to give miles shore 'b Alaskan Housing Strike Called Threat to U, S. Neither Senator ____ a fill. He has been accused, ot Edward icompany with Commumsi front was in Minneapolis. set by Gertrude1 jgaiiizations but has acniea Colonel Yoder were in 1926. She made it in h. nn P. Schmoker. in charge of dredg-i 2g mmules, one hour The ex-cowboy singers chic, op- Jor the district. anQ j. minutes under the Ederlei 'position is expected from and B Senator D. Worth Clark, whom, Conference Dovfir Jrom tions; Auendir.e the conference Nez, Prance. on a course of Tavlor won were Mayor Cy t ,east 22 miles and scrambled ._. T.resideiu William through sea weed. iCitv Council President n for the W. Dernek R. Tru- the man joined with Secretary of f0r six-vear SenateiCribte: fense Johnson today m a housing construction strike m Alaska as of Her security of the United butes. Johnson emerged from a House talk with the President to yj-Mw iocL-on M'SS Chadwick if James Stoltman 'j she said. Kner: City Engineer W. .Sagged rocks are, City Attorney scrambie over after) -man presidentjpared to mm chosen: of the Winona Boat club. T'Wnen she was only a quarter Imile out. she had been asked if she your "Yes." finished her swim and made it one of thf greatest in the history of burns when he is expected to Ret a'entered the blaz- of small patrol craft In.ing two-story near future. frame structure I The tempo of arms aid to the to rescue three i smaller nations of southeasi., he be. jAsia is likely to be stepped JP d on 'Isoon. defense headquarters Jloor_ ,led, following receipt ol the pre u.- inarv report of the U. S. suive; I1 mission now in southeast Asia. r Lynch die ours aler wethrown extensive third degree regiments near Changnyonp: Later investiga- tion revealed that children and No immediate information was.Mrs. Lynch had i available here as to the rear of Mr- Lyncn house moments before I two American Mustangs joined the attack and strafed the U. S. dough- boys, hitting 19 of them. Fighting Intense The offensive fighting1 was in- tense. American field vehicles roll- ed over a Red roadblock that had stalled 45-ton General Perching tanks after one had been knocked out. The rescued men were able lo rejoin their battalion after the Marines struck and the southern .attack rolled on over new ground Mr i Tuesday. Across the Korean peninsula house moments oeiorc Across the Korean p, al-mv of Indci-China needs Lynch ran into the home. The naval firepower arms light artillery a n d was discovered at about 5 m. bigger and bolder. Five A: iuiid.j. ai. ___ nf. _ wiiT-cViins ]pd bv a heavy hier weapons the former Fren ch Needs of.; Ry_ llleiong resident of this city, i rebels in Indo-China. Planes Go to France France has already received 1 about 100 U. S. Navy airplanes. by 'the'rrench escort This ship is to make at least one more i bigger and bolder. Five American warships led by a heavy cruiser made their northernmost thrust Monday night to bombard Tan- chon, a rail center 125 miles north ol the 33th parallel. )Unty hlghway department far wa- in addition to his wife he is 5ur-ja zong previously harassed vived by three sons, Edgar pounded by American bomb- Lvnch was born here April 26, [ireniKiius UL me. now opposing Communist led ]8g7 and nad been employed by tne Ttl Michel Dennis and Joseph John er nd two daughters, Kathryn ASIJLH.- wj .W-M rier Dixmude. This ship is expect-; d Patricia Mary. -fer-i Also surviving are one er :john of Jamestown, N. D., and a Great Britain has taken delivery Mrs. Thomas (Eileen) Mur-j of a substantial number of B-2" rying trip I summer. IS. Along the west coast Bnush, American, Dutch and South Ko- rean warships turned their guns on Inchon, the west coast port for Seoul. Superfortresses the last few, Portland, Ore. member of the Leon J. Post NO. S of the American here. WEATHER Florence Chadwick LOCAL WEATHER o----- Official observations for the 24 i Kingdom has not been announc-.region here. 'hours ending at 12 m. today; ed but it is generally understood; services will be held at Mvamuffi, 87: minimum, 70; iibere that it will run to about 70 church at 9 a. m, Fri- noon, 87; precipitation, none; sun Superfortresses. _ R R E jennings sets tonight at sun rises to- Although defense officials have. daj. Bt. jn morrow at declined to give out the exact and burial will oe iu, ber of guns, tanks and other heavy st Mary's cemetery. ground equipment included m the. Friends may caii at the Burke {ajr tonight and Wednesday. No current arms aid program, spokes-i Thursdav change in temperature, men said today that the movement Jennings Low tonight 64, high Wednesday of armament from the and evening f Additional weather on Page 12. i FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and vicinity: Generally   

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