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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 16, 1950, Winona, Minnesota Partly Cloudy Tonight and Sunday; Cooler Tonight VOLUME 50, NO. 179 FIVE CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, SATURDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 16, 1950 The Proof of FM Superiority Is In the Listening SIXTEEN PAGES ssau lerces Seou General Walker: 'It May Be Over Quickly' By Jack Macbeth With United Nations Forces in Korea Lieutenant General Walton H. Walker said 10- day that If the enemy now facing the U. S. Eighth Army in Korea constitutes the entire Bed force "It should be over quickly." The Eighth army commander added, however, in an interview that if the North Korean Reds can bring up> reserves don't know about" there will be hard fighting ahead. "I hope and expect the tide of battle has now turned and that we now will carry on the kind of warfare I have ever enjoyed the pur- suit of a defeated he said. Walker said he had "great hopes that our counter-offensive, in conjunction with the am- phibious assault up north (at will re- sult In rapid withdrawal, or rout, of the North Koreans on our front resulting in a pursuit which should be vwy lucrative from our point of view." He said that the chief problem in his pro- secution of the war had been "our long line of communication and our lack of both personnel and equipment. It has taken a long time to build up enough strength to cope with the invader." Asked his opinion of the Red soldier, Walker said chat during the first month of the war "when the North Koreans were made up of train- ed, battle-hardened troops, they equaled m the individual and in the smaller unit, any troops I have ever fought against in any war." But he said that many of their best soldiers have been killed and the "steel corps" of the Ntrth Korean army has been greatly reduced. "Unless they are augmented by other battle- hardened units." Walker said, "I feel that they axe not going 10 be such good soldiers from now on." TODAY- War Will U.S. Tax Economy By Stewart A'sop Suit Asainst C. G. W. Tops 69 Civil Cases in District Court By Gordon Holte A damage suit against the Chicago Great Western Rsil- Woman Killed, Four Hurt in Canton Crash Illinois Resident Dies in Accident On Highway 52 Clinton, Minn. An Illinois woman going north for a (vacation was killed outright ir a 1 head-on car crash near here at rnid- i night Friday. Mrs. Harold Warren, 47, of Ma- comb, 111., died of a broken neck. Injured in the collision on highway 52 one mile east of Canton, were her husband, who was driving, and three area young people. In the other vehicle were Gayion Richardiion, 20. of Canton, Killer Holiene, 17. also of Canton, and Barbara Paulson, 15, Mabel. Rich- jardson was driving Miss Paulson toi her home at Mabel when the crash occurred. Mr. Warren and two of the young people are in Harmony hospital. A Harmony physician today described as fair the condition of Warren, Holiene and Miss Paulson. All suf- Tered concussions and possible frac- JL..K ---------tj- way Company heads a list of 69 civil cases listed on the calendar lor the September term of district court which convenes here Monday. tures. Richardsrn, who had cuts and September term of district court which convenes nere mgjiuay. .bruises, was released from the hos- 1 Of the 69 civil actions, however, 32 are concerned with the matters treatment last night. Artillery Is Usually Wxy back behind the infantry, but in the case of this 155 M.M. howitzer of the 25th infantry division it is on the front line beyond the forward battalion command port and has just sent a lethal greeting to the North Koreans. Thta action took pace on the southern front near Masan while U. S. forces were building up for an offensive which kicked off today Wirephoto to Tne Republican-Herald.) Washington Is the economy of of delinquent personal property taxes and 16 are divorce proceedings. __.. j. _ _ mi. ll ti'il I the United States about to collapse, like the famous one-boss shay? Aft- er all, before the Korea war, all sorts of people were fond of plaining that this was the-fate in store for us if defense spending went as high as or a year. And we are now headed for defense spending on the order of or So if these people were right i before Korea, we can now expectj that, the national economy will soon "go to pieces All at once, all at once and notr.ing first, just an bubbles do when they tunately, President T r u m a n 's of Economic Advisers does not believe that this fate is inevit- able, and is so advising the Pres- ident. To try to understand why, is first necessary to try to ur. stored by order of General exodus." and in "vast, mad con- fusion." The battlefield was litter- DISTRICT COURT take charge of an investigation into'l Seal Beach, Calif, Who the explosion. Iran up the hammer and.sickle ban- Trucker Crushed At Beaver Dam ner over i here? The question council late yesterday by tary of State Dean Acheson, who presented it as a. one-package deal. He told the representatives of the other 11 Atlantic powers that (the United is ready to take j the revolutionary step in its own I foreign policy and assign troops to :t European force, provided the i other nations take other steps nec- jessary to assure an adequate de- fense. Among these other steps, Ache- son explained, the United States considers it essential to include an elementary school i provision for the formation and Soviet Flag Irks California School vote on nothing before Wednesday. ineS5 buildings were leveled or darn-! that can fae The big operation U S 'strate- lirn" hpihe said, "these forces will conceived with the objective ,_.. quickly the North Iniormed senators said this islaged. Ai; power lines should what the measure's internment [restored by tonight. provisions will do: plaint showing piant sowng reaso for w-pic'on could have dangerous sidential .areas and blew itself out; things. One: Getting men to fight. subversive charac- after hitting a car and a Getu ,es for the me arming of German units with, how- still burned today, j ever, the limitation that they for which there will certainly be heavy political pressure. Can we afford it? The an- swer appears to be not if the economy of the country remains static. But the an- swer also appears to be yes if tlie economy of the country grows only half as fast as it Kreiv in the last war. Most comparisons between govern- ment spending and the .spend- of individuals are false. But this much appears to true. Just as an individual's ability to "afford" iiomething- say a car depends OT his income, so a nation's ability to "afford" very high govern- ment spendinc depends the nation's ability .to produce The flag of Communist Russia was'should not constitute a German na- I discovered flying last Saturday, al-Stional army and should be entirely 'though the incident was disclosed j subject to the control of the pro- Beaver Dam, Wis. Fred E. only yesterday. posed Allied command. 61 of Juneau. was! "It was no home made flag runj Today is the second and, accord- crushed fatally' Thursday by thejup as a said Police Chief i ing to schedule, the last day of hoist of 3, gravel truck which came Lee Howard, who pulled down while he apparently wasjand turned it over to the down! the 12-nation American council's session diplomats were greasing the equipment. He was "This was a brand new flag." Vet-i hopeful that the proposals which greaiUiB i.nc -tic A..IO >ic.o emploved bv the Dodge countv high-lerans of Foreign Wars promised to] Acheson laid down would win ac- "to the bottom of this thing." by tonight. Yesterday's j closed-door meetings were author- itatively described as having pro- jduced no evidence of basic dls- I agreement, although since Acheson was the last of the ministers to speak, their reaction to his pres- entation .could not be judged fully. In the five years between 19S9 and 1944, this ability which the economists call "the gross national product" increased by a gering 75 per cent. A similar in- crease in the next five yes.rs would push the gross national product from its present level of about' close to a fantastic The economic advisers do not expect any such miraculous growth. Bui, they do consider an -increase in American productive capacity to in 1955, again in terms of 1950 dollars, a bedrock minimum. Using the figure, this would mean that slightly over a quarter of our national economic effort was go- ina to government spending of all sorts. This compares to almost 50 per cent in the war years, and just over a fifth immediately be- fore Korea, when the country was as prosperous as it had ever been, Thus the load in prospect, heavy as it is, is not really as (Continued on Page 3, Column 7.) ALSOP Open Arrows Show Moves of American invasion forces driving inland from the Inchon beachhead. Marines, northeast of the city of Inchon' have captured Kinpo airfield, 12 miles away, according to an Air Force source. Other units of the invasion forces are pushing into Seoul, the North Korean control (A.P. Wirephoto to .The Republican-Herald.) The town, of population. Of our forces he will beied Wit'n tlieir dead. has staled the airiine miles Soutnefl5t of ok--j subject to the attritional combat other American and South Ko- Drobablv Monday Uahoma City, effort of both those forces working irean grolmd forces went forward proDamy Monaay. No estlmate of damage has co.operation and he will be de-jone to three miles against more The measure then would go More than a dozen of his reinforcements Red opposition in the the House, which has agreed school bus garage and two supplies." (south, north and northeast. .or later disintegrate and cease to The storm formed southwest a co-ordinated fighting army. l The attorney 'general on com-itown. hit one sma11 section of the] aint showing "reasonable cause" business district, went through re-j text. War depends normany on two Reds or other subversive charac ters thrown into jail to be hell indefinitely with or without trial. 2. The President, under the same conditions invasion, insurrection or rebellion could suspend the right of habeas corpus. That is the versve c- jail to be held fee nor h of .town where all flght injuries occurred. The injured, none believed cri- tical, were: Charles Lyon, 59. Sasakwa; I. L. Bailey, 62, who lived north of Sa- sakwa; Peggy Wood, 17; mother, Katherine Wood, 32 her father, Mike Wood, 43, lived near Sasakwa. her and who legal device for forcing a court hearing on whether a jailed or imprisoned person is unlawfully held. 3. The internees would have re- course of appeal to examiners, and next to a review or detention board, the findings of which could be reversed by either the attorney general or the courts in due time. 4. The internees could not be confined at "hard Other provisions reportedly i agreed on would (A) Require Washington Robert N.j registration of Communist or resigned by request today S of the National' Denham Resigns NLRB Position Korean army was beginning to produce results. Suburb Captured The South Korean high com- mand announcement, relating to the Inchon-Seoul area, said U. S. and South Korean Marines cap- tured the Seoul industrial suburb of Youngdungpo at 5 p.m. (2 a.m. In the present situation the ene- my has committed the great mass of his forces in southern Korea. He depends on North Korea to ply additional replenishment of; 'other U. N. forces, it said, cross- men and supplies. the broad Han river, between Vital Area iYongdungpo and Seoul proper, and All of those resources, both of advancing towards the heart men and supplies, channel through of Seoul in street fighting. The U. S. who took Kim- airfield also cross the Han and one particular area that area is the Seoul-Inchon area. _ From Seoul radiates in Seoul sub- nelized form all supply lines ot Neunggok, the South Ko- function in Korea. It is the rep0rted. i i _r A s_ Air jiorce spokesman heart of the situation. To the northeast is that great valley channel rail and road sys- tem that leads to Communist Chi- na an munist front groups, (B) Bar suchjas UUUI1 Here are the salien, points from employment on na-iLilbor Relations the American plan, according projects, and CO In an of letters made ______l_____ tegrated Western fense force under staff headed by a mander. European de- the command supreme corn- fully-informed diplomatic sources: penalties for conspiracy toipubljc bv the House Den- Tt 1-Creauon of a _ central, ui- overthrow the government. ham reviewed at, length his 'differ- ences with the board over admini- Istration and interpretation of the Air Reserve Units Tatt-Hartiey said Kimpo was lightly defended by the Reds and was quickly se- cured. He said it should be in op- _ JT .eralion soon. Those two great channels come Leathernecks swiftly estab- .0 Seoul, and from Seoul ra- Usijed Uleir Inchon beachhead Fri- in veins west, southwest, day after 262 British and Aineri- southeast, and east with ships brought some rious lines of supply. to The futility indicated by such onditions is Den- jham wrote, "but does not justify an r- i national contingents of all the dif- raC6 LIITIIieu ferent Atlantic treaty nations, spe- iabandnnmpnt of the DrinriDle-: that cifically including a substantially! Washington The Air Force warned me in mvadminUtra- reinforced American army in Eur-l announced yesterday that a limit- Ifthe act ope. led number of Air Reserve units 3-Employment of all the avail-jare being called to active duty able manpower which can be mus-ja lew small supporting units of the; y tered, including troops from West- Air National Guard will be th ern Germany. up soon. jt resienation of the Atlantic i These treaty, machinery to provide i I feel thar, I must comply." in additilon to calls; "Howsver, I cannot emphasize too supervision of production of arms and to a sys- tem of prioritiejk WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and vicluity: Partly! cloudy tonight and Sundaj'. Cooler tonight. Low tonight 52 in the city and 46 in the country. High Sun- day 62. I strongly that while I have held this The new calls will complete the! off ice my administration has been unit recall requirements for the j one of honest and faithful ad- time the announcement said.jherence to your instructions, and i loyalty to the act and to my oath Steeiman Calls for More Sacrifices Washington Presidential Assistant John R. Steeiman last inight called on the nation to "draw LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the hours ending at 12 m, today: I in its belt, work more, save more Maximum, 77; minimum, 50; noon, 69; precipitation, trace; sun 241 and pay more taxes." The fight in Korea is "only an incident" in the ;trategy of Com- munist imperialism and there can set tonight at sun rises to- be no relaxing after victory there, I n, ..__. _ i_T J A morrow at Additional weather on page 13. iSteelmun told the National Asso- Iciation of Women Lawyers. in all respects." troops of the new Tenth corjis is the great sea port. I In tlie very first brush, six en- Everything the enemy shoots and emy tanks were knocked out by all additional replacements heCorsair fighter-bombers and needs have come down through Seoul. We are going to to seize that distribution area so that it will be impossible for the North Kore- ans to get any additional men or more than a trickle of supplies in- to the present combat area. .Tf that can be accomplished and the enemy is caught between two wings of our forces he will be sub- ject to the attritional combat effort of both those forces working in co-operation and he will be depriv- ground fire, and the landing forces thrust forward. Troops and equipment poured ashore. Inchon's port installations were put into operation quickly, despite the thunderous naval and air bombardment preceding the landings. Gains at Taegn On the old Allied beachhead, 165 mountainous miles to the south- east, the Eighth Army's big push had gained from one to three miles on a 70-mile front from the w QJJ (u-iiinc ed of his reinforcements and sup- Taegu sector to the South Korea that can be accomplished plies. If these force's will sooner or later disintegrate and cease to be a co- Grave! Pit Operator Killed at Midway Midway. Walden- berger, 56, was killed today at the gravel pit he operated. La Crosss county authorities theorized he fell from atop a loading machine, was knocked unconscious and was buried as the machine piled gravel atop of him. A customer found his body ordinated fighting army. He has enough forces to fight I were the jaws of a giant nut-cracker aimed at trapping the Korean Red army between United Nations forces in the north and i move that MacArthur iperimeter or he has enough W0uld "disintegrate" the 'tn turn on us and fitrht to the north. to turn on us and fight to the north, communists. He has not enough to fight both ways. If he pulls his forces from the perimeter to orack the Tenth corps, Walker (General Walton H. Walker, Eighth army commander) will be on his heeis. If lie leaves his forces in the south to crack Walker, the Tenth corps will be at his heels. If we can accomplish what we with an arm protruding from the aim at, his condition will rapidly grayel Ibecome critical. also that would not MacArthur gambled Russia< or Red China intervene. "It should be over Lieutenant; General Walton H. Walker commented. However, the'Eighth Army com- mander cautioned there would be hard fighting ahead if the Reds (Continued on Tf.fr IS, Column 6) KOREA
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