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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 31, 1950, Winona, Minnesota                              Partly Cloudy, Little Change in Temperature Coming Soon The Saint VOLUME 50, NC. 166 FIVE CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY EVENING, AUGUST 31, 1950 TWENTY-FOUR PAGES Crash in Egypt Kills 55 U. 5. Tanks, Troops Hold Pohang Port Reopen Road To North; Air Force Rips Reds By 0. H. P. King Tokyo U. S. tanks and troops today stopped a Red attack on Pohang, east coast anchor of the Korean battleline, Jn the face of light fire, the Americans reopened :he road north from the threatened port on' the Sea of Japan. i They moved from three to four! miles north of the tity beyond the! spot where an enomy roadblock Thursday had made it impassable. The Reels had m.ssed their tar-1 get deadline last driving the United Nations forces! out of Korea. It was set by Bed Premier Kim H Sung. Deep on the south coast at the! other end of the 120-mile long bat-j tleline. South Korean marines re- ported the capture of large amounts of enemy material and the killing of 500 Reds in two weeks. The Pohang action highlighted the Thursday activities on the warfront. Planes Busy Allied planes continued to ham- mer targets with a fury that ually was eliminating Communist' rolling stock, industrial ammunition dumps and materiel stockpiles. I The North Koreans were report-) ed losing men H day in the! drive on Pohang mounted by men. The Air Force estimated it kill- ed North Koreans in straflng and bombing attacks on the front- lines at Fohang. Seven hundred Red dead were counted in one sector and 500 more in another.' Warships gtms added heavily to the enemy losses during! __ ,4-iiW TYULAIM OitJ.lt. IjAtC A iCJ4V.ltHV W i Ull Y Git Thursday, -when toe Northi Korean he asked to gear the nati0n's economy to the Korean fighting and Nursemaid Shot With'Toy'Gun Chester, said a nursemaid was shot last night with a pistol she had given to a three-year-old boy, thinking it was a toy. Mrs. Peggy Rose, 34, of Ches- ter, managed to reach the home of a neighbor. She was taken to Chester hospital, where doc- tors said she was in serious condition with a back wound. Police said Mrs. Rose told them she gave a .22 caliber pistol to three-3-ear-old David Palmer after finding the weap- on on a window sill in the home of her employer the boy's father, Jackson Palmer. As she was putting the child to bed, the gun went off, police quoted the maid as saying. Mrs. Palmer, an expectant mother, was in a hospital at the time. Palmer, a nightworker, was not at home. Police said he later told them the gun was a war souvenir he kept in a bureau drawer. V. S. Tanks Stopped A North Korean attack on Pohang CA) and rolled three to four miles north of the city. At Kigye the Heds were stalled by South Koreans. North of Taegu (B) South Koreans gave up a. mile under heavy enemy attack in the Uihung sector. U. S. troops again were stalled in a drive up a hill northeast of Waegwan. North Koreans are reported to have five divisions massed in the Waegwan-Uihung area. U. S. troops were on the attack in Changnyang and Chang areas. Yanks were on the attack in the south (C) also. (A.P. Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) Legislators Speed Anti-inflation Bill Senate-House conference committee hoped to work out final details.of a broad anti-inflation bill totfay and. speed it to President Truman before his talk to the nation tomorrow night. The legislation would arm the President with even more powers drive gained ,only four blocks on the outskirts qf the No. 2 southeast Korea port. Along- other fronts or the box-! shaped defense perimeter there were these developments: At Changnyong, 33 miles south- west of Taegu, the U. S. Second infantry division repulsed enemy attempts'to cross the Naktong riv- Outside of Waegwan. 12 miles! northwest of Taegu, U. S. First! cavalry division troops were re-; pulsed by a small force of en- Gerald Sinz Of Eau Galle Killed in Korea Max Conrad To Resume Trip Friday Teterboro, weather and generator trouble today caused a 24-hour postponment of the next leg of a leisurely air jaunt to Swit- zerland by Max Conrad, Minneapo- lis. Conrad said be plans to take off, at noon tomorrow for Caribou, Me. He landed here from Grand Rapids, Mich. Conrad started his trip In! Minneapolis, 47, flying a Piper Pacer, is to join his wife and nine chil- dren in Europe. He expects to reach Switzerland early next week. Details of projected trans- oceanic flight were discussed by Conrad over a nation-wide radio an expanded military program. jnetwork Wednesday night when the Mr. Truman is expected to out- former Winonan was interviewed EQUAIORfAL 'AFRICA I 23 Americans On TWA Liner U. S. Ship Crashes on Nile Delta; x No Survivors Reported Aboard Transworld Airline Constellation plane carrying 55 persons, 23 of them Americans, crashed and burned today north of Cairo, killing all aboard. The airline announced there were no survivors among the 48 pas- sengers and seven crewmen.- Reports from the scene said the plane was so badly burned that only a small section of it remained intact. The bodies of the victims, many of them notables and representing dozen countries, were so badly charred, that identification at once was impossible. Edge of Storm Nips Florida Xew Orleans The New Orleans Weather bureau reported a Gulf hurricane moved inland about 30 miles northeast of Mobile. Ala., last night. But hours later observers in the area could find The Cross On The Map above locates the Nile delta area 40 miles north of Cairo, where a TWA Constellation crashed and burned-early today. (A.P. Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) Officials of Uie district gover- nor's office in Behaira province placed the scene of the. crash near Etay Baroud, about 75 miles north- jwest of Cairo. Eyewitnesses said they saw the big four-engine "Star of Maryland" plummet to earth in flames. Rescue Fails Earlier the district governor's of- ,fice had held out hope that six only small evidence of those aboard had survived, but battering winds. (this was dashed by messages di- Chief known damage was aljrect from the scene, to which res- Apalachicola, Fla., and that teams had been rushed as soon from a tornado apparently an as a TWA search plane spotted the offshoot of the-hurricane. The tor-! wreckage in tie Nile delta area, nado seriously injured two said the bodies are being and wrecked a dozen homes. removed by plane to Cairo, The Weather bureau's advisory at a.m. (C.S.T.) this morning said "the remnants of the Gulf hurricane is moving rapidly north- ward about 25 M.P.H. over west- ern Alabama." At that lime the disturbance was line in his "fireside chat" just what the people can expect in the way of home-front mobilization. He sent word to Congress yes- Durand, wls. A 19- All was quiet on the extreme; i southern front. year-old Eau Galle youth has beenj Gasoline Bombs reported killed in action in the Ko-i Jellied gasoline bombs, rockets !rcan war and machinegun bullets were pour- ed into the Pohang besiegers by U. S. and Australian planes. The crucial battle gained Impe- tus at 2 a.m. Thursday (10 a.m. terday, even while the conference committee was trying to hammer out an agreement on the econom- Talk on KWNO The address by Presidnet Truman will be broadcast over KWNO AM ana FiVI Friday at 8 p. m. V. F. W. Votes: Fire Johnson, Acheson Chicago The Veterans of Foreign Wars, with only a few of their delegates dissenting, yesterday urged President Truman exercise caution during the next Five of the crew of seven aboard the plane, bound from Bombay, In- dia, to Rome, were Americans. The other two were French. Eigh- teen of the 48 passengers Were Americans and the remainder repesented 11 other nationalities. reported by the bureau as about Two passengers were Indian na- 70 miles southwest of en route to a United Na- Ala. tions meeting in Paris. Another The advisory said the wind was accompanied by rain squalls which will spread to northern Mis- sissippi and Alabama today. Vessels off the extreme north- East." passenger was the Egyptian Movie Star Lilianne Cohen, whose screen name is Camelia. She is known as "The Lans, Turner of the Middle west Florida coast were advised j discharge two members of his Secretary of Defense Louis 18 C.S.T. Wednesday by an attack by eram frnm th w 26000 Red troos. Wa ic controls measure, that he would He is Private Gerald T. Sinz, 19. j need to begin with for ]son of Mr. and Mrs. George Sinz, I administration of the powers the I who was killed August 17. legislation would give him. The Sinz family received a tele- advance of another meeting 'n! HIP nnnforpps mnrnino- Son. "1Hl -vlax Conrad nas ceen in me on "Headline edited by Taylor Grant. (The program is broadcast by KWNO AM and PM daily fromi to p. xrO During the interview, Conrad commented that he didn't think) "flying across the ocean in a light) plane is any more dangerous than! j driving a car down a crowded high-! way." j First tight Plane He said that he was making the trip to if successful, would be the first round-trip solo flight accomplished in a light plane visit with his wife (the former Betty Biesanz of this city) and their nine children. Introducing Conrad, the Head- line Edition announcer remarked! Johnson and Secretary of State Dean Acheson. A resolution calling for "new and competent leadership in the De- partment of Defense" was adopted by a standing vote by the delegates at their 51st national en- campment. Only flve opposed the measure, The resolution urging Mr. Tru- man "seek out and appoint new, patriotic and able persons" in the State department was adopted with Red troops. toe conferees this morning, Sen- Maybank (D .s c a It took them all day to gain after rioon Wednesday. No had agreed to settle by noon the _. i and a few ya.ds against the wearyjdetails were given. scpara South Koreans and Americans. I Private Sinz had been with theiDV Only a few hours before big pifth reslment of the first cavalrvj This would American Pershmg tanks and division. He enlisted in the Armv'House U. S. infantrymen helped the South in October, 1949, having graduated Koreans push back the Reds aUroni Durand high school ii mile or more. The Communists ;tne spring of Atit vear had got within rifle shot of the, traimng al fwt habit of making news. He's a for-1 mer band leader, high jump Cham-! wiioUnoooli'rtlPion' niusic writer and boasts many! and the Senafe accomplishments." When Conrad mentioned that he to o t. ir -neglected to mention earlier. I should develop in the Senate, Ma5f- said. i Orchestra Leafier port. A companion drive from the northwest was bogged at nine miles away from Pohnng. ;lnere' went oserseas In hours of bitter fighting the. He served with a Kan Priva te Sinz l> a. illWVi ;to information received by his par-ifjecj Senate provision to allow the (President to set up special ma- Gerald was born April 19. 1931'chinery for handling labor disputes Under House rules debate on a Now chief pilot for an industrial! conference committee report isifirm in Minneapolis, Conrad ex- ;limited to one hour but in the Sen-'plained on the program last night '-1-- !that he began flying while an or-' chestra leader in Detroit, Mich. He stated that his orchestra trav I eled by airplane for various ing engagements and that eventually gave up the direction of< trarferrpfl' .ate it can run on and on. maehmegun] The conference committee 435 Car Deaths Predicted for Holiday Weekend Chicago The National Safety Council said today there may be a record toll of 435 highway traffic deaths over the Labor day weekend. The council's prediction was for the 18-hour period from 6 p.m. Friday unti. midnight Monday. It mas maoe with the expectation that cars will jam the nation's streets and highways over the long weekend. And, the council said, the usual critical minor- ity of drivers will show un- reasonable symptoms of great hurry, gross inattention or helpless confusion. Traffic fatalities last Labor day weekend totaled 410, eclipsing the previous high of 310 for the Labor day holiday period in J937. In all types of accidents last Labor day, persons were killed, a record for the holiday. Included were 53 drownings and 87 deaths from miscellaneous causes. The previous high was 428 in 1937. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECASTS Americans Aboard The Americans listed aboard in- cluded Aubrey William Schofield, 52, a. native of San Antonio, Texas, only three delegates opposing. The resolutions, charging military jnpreparedness and diplomatic I blundering, did not name Johnson land Acheson specifically. But a dozen delegates who spoke from the convention floor at the Chicago arena preceding the vote named them and called on President Tru- man to replace them, "We deplore and condemn the! "There isn't any explanation for the fact fee hurricane did not been iivtaB to as would be said Fore- He has been manager of the east- Enf' hemisphere foreign shortly before 2 a.m. (C.S.T.) of the dulf Oil Company day, "except that hurricanes are'- by nature freakish things. "Predictions are based on the average of what previous hurri- canes have done and the extremes are so far apart the average doesn't nearly represent any one been manager of the Kuwait Oil Com- pany. Another American was listed ai William C. Gist, son of Justie Er- vin Gist of Lake City, Iowa. The senior Gist is administration as freakish as this one he added'. Aime said "The advisories and bulletins were justified by the in- formation we received and all in- dications are that information was The only hurricane damage re- ported during the night was at tie U. S. embassy in Cairo. Three other Americans on the passenger list were identified as from the U., S. Afr Force Base at Dhahran, SaucS Arabia. The names were listed as Melvin Hanson, De- rek Owen William and Harry Rich- ard Woods. No addresses were giv- present policy of our Department! Pensacola, Fla. Power went off of State, which is endangering the at p.m. (C.S.T.) in the- down-. very existence of our beloved coun- the resolution on the State 1 department said. It called for the immediate dis- charge of those "whose ignorance, misfeasance, and nonfeasance have resulted in the failure in the field of diplomatic relations." town section. Power poles were] felled in places along U. S. way 90 toward communications Ala. Tallahassee. and failed to Foley, offlen- Crew Listed he Paris office ot TWA list- ed the crew as follows: Captain Walton B. Webb, a ten- year veteran of TWA, pilot: Hal- The resolution on the ouster of to a Squa'n Johnson put the encampment on) record condemning "those dis-j astrous policies and procedures ofj the Department of Defense which' have brought our nation's defense to their present shameful and in- i adequate condition." I The convention, which today was elect new officers before winding! their five-day sessions tomorrow, I [approved President Truman's stand] in Korea. Delegates also voted for] defense of Formosa, praised unlver-j The storm originated, east of Antigua, British West Indies. It swept over Antigua as a full-blown hurricane, and reduced thereafter Glass Company Wage Contract Signed rrosse j dispute between' e Gateway Glass Uewis of Pittsburgh, N. ai Communists had not gained at the front according: terday agreed to accept a mbdi- Kigye. J The South Korean Capital Sion weathered a smashing artil- lery attack to stave off the north-, at Eau Galle where his parents affecting Uie national defense. ,'the orchestra and began a career as! and vicinity: Partlv western approach. They still held'operated a store until recently. He: Maybank said ihat under this'a pilot cloudv and Friday Not the hills outside of Kigye which is survived by his Mr. Truman could create! Asksd wnether he still was change in temperature, control the roads to Taegu. pnzejone brother, William, at home, agency similar to the War Conrad replied tonight 55; high Friday 75. e-jH sister, Mrs. Kenneth board of World War n if carrled a'harrnonica with LOCAL WEATHER i ________ ihim on all of his flying trips and! Official observations for the 24.' J n J ithat, he has written- a song, ending at 12 m. today: A K Pf Offl which he has dedicated to! Maximum, 79: minimum, IWlVl U !his wife and family in Europe. ;noon, 79: precipitation, none; sun1 j He said that he hopes that thefts tonight at sun rises to- jsong's success may finance the re-'morrow at [turn of his family from Europe. Additional weather on page 20. international representative of don Hammltt, first officer; Harley B. Hacfcett, navigator; Melvyn C. House, flight engineer; Herbert J. Stiles, radio operator; Jose J. G. Bernard, purser, and Keanne Claire Lorenzie, hostess. TWA said another of its pilots was aboard as a passenger, -on va- cation with his wife and two chil- dren. They were identified as Francis Pope, his wife, Helanita: a daughter, Mary Louise, and a son, Paul F. Their home addresses were not given. The plane left Cairo for Rome at a.m. local time, today p.m., yesterday, C.S.T.) It was last heard from at a.m. First indication that it had crashed importation Russian goods. i Donald Yolton, representing wnen it was reported over Charles C. RaUs, of Seattle, 185-member local which has not Wash., senior vice commander-in-jbeen assigned a number of the in- i chief, is slated to succed Clyde Alternations] organization, said the due at Rome five hours later. Pilot Webb, 45, was a native of Philadelphia. First Officer HammjU, 34. long battlefront. desired. Set at State Fair Y-. asjagreement was reached Wednesday today's night, seme 12 hours ahead of a tjve of Eaylis, Pike county HI strike deadline set for noon the husband of the former Ra- I Yolton said the company Bransan of Kan. agreed to a union shop, a 12 cent] They have no children The Ham- hourly wage increase effective Sep-imitts' permanent address is Cam- tember 5 with an additional three identon, Mo. He joined TWA in jcents starting October 30 and pay-'ig45. ;ment of 25 to each workers in the! plant. Atria! View oJ the outskirts of Taegu, provisional capitol of South. Korea, where the latest North Korean drive reportecily has been thrown back by U. S. and South Korean fortes. The airstrip of the town is at '-1- right. (International Soundphptp.) of Four Billions Sought for Europe Washington A 000 foreign military aid program, mainly for Western Europe, ap- St. Paul With a new five- day attendance, record of already set, Minnesota state fair officials hoped, with good weath- fer holding, to hit the million mark !before the gates close the night of [Labor day. Admissions for the halfway mark passed the previous record jof last night when the turn- The hearing concerned the for- stiles recorded a Wednesday at-, eign aid portion of the now nearly tendance of That mark was pears ticketed for early Senate ap-'fense-military supplemental aid bill asked propriations committee approval. That was indicated after Secre- tary of State Acheson and Secre- tary of Defense Johnson told the committee yesterday that "a forc- ed-draft effort" is needed to re-, arm u. S. Allies against the threat of Communist aggression. President Truman. de-lexceeded for that day only by the; visitors in 1941. i The previous all-time attendance! Johnson told the committee in of was set in 1947.! atement made public after the, I statement made public after the; session that of the reauested by Mr.js Truman will be used for "tanks, A blue plaid apron and holder won a purple ribbon for Alver- Hanson. 15. of Bemidji in the artillery and modern aircraft homemaking contest. j withstand a mechanized District championships in the "The danger we face is how the weapons are to contest went to Carl Johnson said. "The free world mustidistributed was not disclosed. iThompson. 14. Brainerd; Bonnie raise and equip forces sufficient to Acheson told the committee in a I Herbreberg, 15, Spicer, and Lor deter further aggression." Johnson and Acheson came in 'or some stiff questioning at the closed door meeting. Reports were that tempers of the witnesses as well as of the senators flared. separate statement: jraine Johnson, 13, of Monterey. Al- "The best hope of peace in theuce Thompson, 15, of Kushmore, present situation lies in the sweepstakes honors in the tion of a position of strength display with a pale yel- these nations Communist aggression. to deterjlow rayon suit she designed and 'made Captain Walton Beckett Webb, left, of Alden, Pa., pilot, and Co- pilot Haldon Jack Hammitt of Canidenton, Mo., are among the 54 persons killed in the crash of a Bombay-to-New York Trans-World Airline Constellation plane in the desert near Cairo. (A.P. Wire- photo to The Republican-Herald.)   

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