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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 5, 1950, Winona, Minnesota                              Mostly Cloudy, Warner Tonight, Friday VOLUME 50, NO. 195 FIVE CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 5, 1950 TWENTY-FOUR PAGES Business as Usual Newspaper Week Finds Staff on Toes By Dave Moffitt This may be National Newspaper week, but in The Republican- Herald plant, it's business as usual. Business at a newspaper office spells the continual clatter of type- writers from the early hours cf the morning, the nine-hour chatter of three Associated Presc teletype machines bringing In news from ail over the world, the ringing of telephones over an undertone of linotype machines echoing in from the composing room, and the hustle and bustle of reporters and editors and dozens of other Republican-Herald personnel dashing about to meet the deadline for all material going into the day's edition. In spite of the day's hustling. The Republican-Herald today takes time out to pay special tribute to its 66 staff member: Reporters, NEAR IN KOREA SecondSeties 40 Hurt in Erie Train Wreck, lifttU, Oil Tank Car Blows Up In 8th Inning editors, columnists, photographers, proofreaders, compositors, pressmen and advertising, circulation, clerical and bookkeeping personnel. The Republican-Herald also salutes its 85 free-lance corre- spondents in nine Southeastern Mirinesota and Western Wiscon- sin counties, who call in tips when ncn-s breaks in their areas and from whom the Kepublican- Herald buys free-lance writing. Ths Republican-Herald is: proud of its carrier boys who lease ;32 paper routes in the nine counties.! Sixty-seven of the routes are in thej city of Winona. I in addition, a huge staff of A. P.I reporters, photographers, editors j and dispatchers scattered through- out the world keep The Republican- Herald newsroom teletype machines pouring in news nine hours a dayi Rail Workers Open Talks in Wage Increases Firemen, Ertginemen Ask 40-Hour Week, 48 Hours Pay Bv Harold W. Ward Phils Break 13-lnning String Of Scoreless Innims FINAL SCORE R H E Yanks !F1 BIB 1 .n m Sbibe Park, Philadelphia W) The Philadelphia Whiz Kids and the New York Yankees were tied, 1-1, in the eighth inning of today's second World series game on singles by Miks Goliat and Ed Waitkus and Richie Ashburu's fly ball. Fire Department, Doctors Give Immediate Aid Eric, Pa. A New York Central railroad flyer clipping along at better than a mile a minute smashed into a derailed freight oil tank car early today, setting off an explosion which rocked midtown Erie Miraculously, no one was killed Between 40 and 50 were injured but no or.e was burned although flames from the burning tanker leaped high into the air and lapped at some of the cars on the palatial westbound New England States ex- press. The engineer of the Boston to The Yanks scored their run in thelchicago express had no chance to second, jkeep his train from hitting the tank The Phils finally broke their 13- j car. It was hurled into the ex-j 'inning string of goose eggs in the I press' path from a freight train fifth. Goliat singled to Second Base-traveling eastbound on a parallel man Gerry Coleman who made a] track. sensational stop. Robin Roberts] Only one of the 14 cars on the arid tnVwirephoto apparatus b'isyj vVashinfton Exploratory (popped to Allie Reynolds in an at-1 streamliner caught fire. It was the a! globf fr0m'taIkS betW'Sn Md E? "JSf SS "islash took a bad bounce over Cole Newspaper week attention to these people who co-j looked upon today as the first ripple operate to compile and print a new wave of wage demands I man's head into right field for a Single moving Goliat to third. Ash- news every day. They made possible the Newspaper week slogan "Truth to a Fres People." But bringing truth to a free people is an expensive under- taking, both in maintaining regular 66-person payroll and in actual costs of production. for rail workers. Brotherhood of Firemen and Enginemen, headed by David 13. Robertson, and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, led by J. B. Shields, were set to start talks with The Republican-Herald plant! railroad negotiators on their de- consumes an average of some 850 iayeij demand. This tons of newsprint a year. Firemen and cnginemen want a "-hour work print is purchased from the Min- nesota and Ontario Paper Company which has mills at International Falls, Minn., and Fort Francis, On- tario. The prewar price of news- print was a ton; now It costs S101 a ton and revaluation of the Canadian dollar makes another raise seem imminent. And on these 850 tons of paper is printed 14 tons of ink annually. Plant equipment, including rune linotype machines, two monotype machines for casting type and col- umn rules, proof presses, mat rollers, casting machines, the six-unit web press, the elaborate photo-engraving outlay -to mention some of the pay. Engineers reportedly are seek- ing a 20 per cent pay boost. Those demands were held up while the trainmen and the con- the railroad. The lines werejthird and short for a single. Semi- 48 hours' _ bum's fly to Gene Woodling was unidentified waiter said: ployes. More than ten occupants scrambled to safety through a lone exit which remained open. One plenty deep for Goliat to score from! third. j For the first time in the ball! game, the Yanks went out in. order, m their half of the fifth. Story of Game Shibe Park, Philadelphia Following is the play-by-play story from engulfing the train and aided of the second game of the 1950 in rescuing passengers. Nearly 50 passengers were trap- jped in the only car which over- turned: ______ _ a Twelve Of the injured passengers ductors v.Tangled this summer with slow bounder to Haraner between wgre acjmitted to hospitals but are "Everyone just scrambled around. We had. been sleeping. Some of us got two left shoes some got one shoe and some jcot none. But we all out of there in a helluva hur- ry." Nearly 50 firemen, aided by as imany police, were at the scene I only' five blocks from midtown Erie within minutes after the a.m. crash. They kept the fire world series: FIRSflNNING beat seized August 27 to avert a strike of the trainmen and con- ductors whose dispute still is unsolved- They turned down one offer for a 23-cent hourly pay in- crease for yard service employees and a nickel an hour for those on! the rolling trains plus cost of living increases for the next three years. Rail Offer Accepted The switchmen and yardmen ac- nick made a fine catch of Rizzu- to's foul pop near the box seats behind home plate. Berra punched a looping single into short left and Woodling. by alert base running, advanced to third. Goliat backed catch Di ____ _ _ second. Ting attempted to score after the iinrin..vii switcnmen ana ys.ia.mcii at- equipment required to put out tne cepted the offer because rfairv cost wmtlri zet most of their members would get day's Republican-Herald (Continued on Page 32. Column 1) 'the 23 cent increase. roilrnnric mm not in critical rendition. At least ten others on the ex- press, including one crewman, were treated and discharged. So were two of the rescuers who bat- tered windows with their bare fists to free the injured. Upwards of 20 doctors reach- ed the scene within 30 minutes. They treated many persons on the nub catch but changed his mind andlsp0t' jor minor injuries. scrambled back to third to beatj Eleven cars of the train were NEWSWEEK Minesweeper Sunk, 21 Men Feared Lost The railroads committee, headed by Daniel P. Loomis, has to talk with all of the rail unions pressing for the shorter work week without loss of pay. After today's preliminary session with Loomis' committee, the engi- neers and firemen will come up with brand new wage demands in another ten days. At least the union chiefs have called their divisional chairmen to meetings here next week to consider new wsge and operating rules proposals. Waitkus' relay with a headlong 1( slide. Mize swung at Roberts' frst 'I pitch and raised a short foul pop up to Seminick to the left of the plate. No runs, two hits, no er- rors, two left. took two called strikes, then rapped sharply to Coleman who threw him out. Ash- burn droppea a double into short right-center as Bauer failed in an cast about like jackstraws. Their nil-steel construction not only kept them from catching fire but prevented a catastrophe, said an unidentified crew member. While helping the injured, he comment- ed: If we had wooden cars on this train it would iiave been awful." Ray Bloom of Erie, fireman on attempt to make a shoestring catch. iyle express, estimated the crack It war. the Phils' first extra base train was rolling at 70 miles an hit of the series. Sisler looked seconds before the crash, three balls, then took three He and Engineer Charles Sam- swinging at the third one. Coleman uels Oj Buffalo, N. Y., climbed hurried behind second base to from their partially overturned Washington Th nounced today the mini Magpie has been sunk by in" mine near North Korea. Twen- JCI aLlllU 1 UiCa uiuuuaaio. r In addition to the firemen a nice stop and throw to re- Diesel seconds before flames from tank CM spread to the cab. Both suffered from shock but were .engineers, claiming to Ennis. No runs, one hit, no the Jsome locomotive crewmen.i errors, one left___ SECONFlN-NING not otherwise injured. New York Central's New England States Express, a Boston to Chicago train, plowed into a derailed oil tank car today at Erie, Pa., touching off an explosion and fire. Between 40 and 50 persons were hurt, none critically. An unidentified crew member said, "If we'd had wooden cars on this train it would have been awful." (A.P. Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) SILENCE FROM MOSCOW Reaction to Stassen s Bid For Talks With Stalin Varied By Oliver W. De U'olt t of citizens' peace conference with Com- Washington-f.D-Republican Harold E. Stassen's bid fora sort of citizens pea ce com wiui munist Russia's Premier Josef Stalin today was greeted with mixed reaction at home and bilence from of Wesleyville, an unsuccessful seeker after the 1948 G.O.P. presidential nomination, disclosed move yes- terday He made uublic a letter suggesting further correspondence or a face-io-face meetmg-publicly re aieK> Yankees-Brown rapped a low h conductor of the east- mine in Korean waters. Two de- Brush and the Mans- field were damaged by collisions with mines and on the Brush were lost. whoseiliner rishr tne handf o1' freight train, stated: a car fc my train and ?wo de- E president third and home. Coli Writer" the O''der on a full count Rey: ,f Pressure for Increase Capped Roberts first pitch 1 A Pressure for a substantial wage i Waitkus' head into right fieli i the jsrusn increase for the nonoperating unions The Magpie hit _a mine Sunday touched rff a agQ by A1 Hayes, president of the Inter- near the citv of Ch'uksan-d o a g. survivors were of by a sister ship, the minesweeper j Mersranser. i The 136-foot wooded hulled Mag-i pie sank about two miles off shore, j The commanding officer of the increased living costs the new wage movement The commanding Magpie. Lieutenant (jg> Warren R. Person, is among the missing. Admiral Forrest P. Sherman, chief of operations, told a congressiona. day that a "great many" made floating mines have been ncnoperating unions were placed on a 40-hour work week without loss in pay on September 1. 1949. They had a'so received a seven-cent hourly wage increase ef- fective in October, 1948. The operating unions such as the engineers, firemen, trainmen and left the tracks which caused the oil jack-knife across in oncoming express.' overi Jim West, state editor of the Erie ield forldispatchi was in his office a a single sending Coleman to from the scene when he Coleman tanke, Reynolds 'of t Woodling also swung at the 'first explosion. conductors may combine their 1950 to Ashburn in shallow center. One pitch and sent a long foul into rushed to the scene and saw upper right field stands missing ajan awjuj flame. You couldn't tell home run by a dozen feet. Wood-hust; what ilad hapoened. The roof ling got. his second infield mle car (the dormitory car; when Hnmner made a fine back- was but the firemen kept handed stop of his twisting names from spreading. I help- er between third and short but ed unr0n some hose for the firemen not come up with a throw. Heiancj then Went further up toward finally tried a force at second wreck. Reynolds easily beat the throw to "The firemen and police did a that bag and Coleman crossed the woncjerful job because there was plate with the first run of the] game. P.jzxuto sent a high soft fly August Draftees Rejected by Army or confusion after the ported with Stalin in an effort j stop the drift toward war." The State department promptly that Stassen's proposal, jhad "no official inspiration." But.j jit said if Stalin agrees to meet with; I the University of Pennsylvania pres- j lident, Stassen undoubtedly will get' la passport to Moscow. j Stassen, questioned closely by newsmen about the political impli- cations of his action, said it was WashinRton The Army turned down of the men examined for the draft in August. Fire Siren Wakes Girl Following 40-Hour Sleep U.N. Orders North, South Areas United MacArthur Has Men for Final Assault By Russell Brines Tokyo A United Nations army of up to troops mass- ed today to yank down the iron curtain of parallel 38 and wipe out Red resistance in all Korea. The non-Korean allies kept south of the artiOcial border stood ready cross and join South Koreans who have already pierced the cur- tain and probed 60 miles or more into the Communist-ruled north- land. General MacArthur's headquar- ters made it clear that all his I forces are reaCy to go into North Korea as needed. Non-Korean troops had been held south of 38 since the South Koreans stabbed across Sunday. The question of their crossing from liberated South Korea was considered only as a military is- sue General MacArthur's head- quarters said, and not as a polit- ical hurdle at this stage. Given U. N. Approval The United Nations at Lake Suc- cess Wednesday night directed MacArthur, in effect, to use any means at his command to unify Korea. Parallel 38 was drawn originally to designate American and Rus- sian zones for acceptance of the Japanese surrender after World War II. The Allied political aim is a uni- fied, independent Korea. Indoctri- nated and armed by Russia, tho North Koreans plunged across the parallel June 25. The historic ini- tial U. N. armed peace-enforce- ment action crushed the Red in- vaders in three months. To mop up the remnants, the U. N. forces waited only for com- pletion of the buildup eastward from the Seoul-Inchon west coast area and for final decisions on strategy. There was no indication of where the main Allied, blows would or whether they might be amphibious or overland. The Red regime continued to ig- nore surrender ultimatums first aired by MacArthur last Sunday and repeated since. American Marines punched northward from rubbled Uijongbu, 20 miles south of 38 and about 11 miles northeast of Seoul. Resist- ance was scattered. 60 Miles Beyond Parallel On the east coast, the South Ko- rean Third division -was 60 miles north of the Red border. It was within 25 miles of Tongchon, where the Reds might attempt a stand in defense of Wonsan, an indus- trial center, some 25 miles farther north. At least Korean repub- lican troops were already in Red territory. These are the capital di- vision inland and the third on the Sea of Japan coast. Other South Korean divisions to- taling perhaps 30.000 men were either across the bouiicary or ar- rayed along it. There had been ficial and to whose or- ,ders sent the Republican forces j across the boundary Sunday. But iif this had been a hot potato, it (evidently had cooled enough for j handling by American military i sources. They said: "General MacArthur had as I much authority over the South Ko- rean forces as he does over an American division." Moving forward with Allied ground forces, seven squadrons of "non-political." but was ten-year-old and other fighter planes were was Diplomatic experts saw lit tlejthan 40 hours yesterday by Norln Korea is with- This '48 5 per cent rejection rate! chance that Stalin would accept, (shrieking fire siren. for the second month of selective But the State department The girl, Patrici th letter lor iin easv range of airborne rockets IU1 Lilt! SCUU11U illUHLli Wl j i. 1 Jf fn ir-cl service calls was reported today ;edly welcomed etter lor Itv nfctul on n and jellied gasoline fire-bombs. Mon- ft snorter wQrk WMb run_ two no two left wage pro_ struck out. Ham- found in Korean waters. He said they had been "recently laid not long out of the storehouse" j to "offset rises in ner belted a triple between DiMag-j Seven crewmen 11; aiid m rlght center j _ a mine explosion that aamaged That lbmty wffl develop with- semiuick slapped a two-bouncer to U 1 destroyer Mansfield last weefe Qr teQ days Coleman just beyond the infield I, J, the firemen and engineers Hamner held third as Cole- w terrible moments Every- production tests. including a lot of _ In August 20.1 compared with 52.2 per July, when only were given language broadcasts, i lOln ot-ori'tf rtlr Stassen's did not explicitly one chipped in, including Eleven were killed, ten ?nd three missing in a blast that tore a hole in the bottom of the destroyer Brush three days earlier. Both the Mansfield and Brush made port at Sasebo, Japan. Sherman called the mines il- He explained that the Hague convention an international agreement signed at the Hague outlawed floating mines because they might drift into the ships of neutral nations. Sherman said the mines appar- ently had been cast adrift by the North Koieans. Hibbing Man New Customs Collector Minneapolis A. H. Kleff- man, Hibbing. was en route to Washington, D. C., for a depart- mental conference today after hav- ing been sworn in yesterday as col- lector of customs for the Minne- sota district. He succeeds Mrs. Vi- ena P. Jotoson, who held the post more than four years. their policy and the trainmen, in convention at Miami, develop their program for coming to terms with the government-operated railroads. President Truman has made it clear, however, that the govern- ment will not negotiate. Secretary of the Army Pace and Presidential Assistant John R. Steelman may nudge the parties from time to time, however, to speed the contract and man threw out Seminick. Goliat an easy fly to DiMaggio. No runs, one hit, no errors, one left. THIRD INNING Yankees Berra went Dead at Mora per cent of the draftees failed to pass the physical examination. The July rejection rate for this cause was 26.8 per cent. The number failing to pass [the intelligence test increased [from 15.2 per cent in July to 17.6 'per cent in August. All other re- jection categories dropped or re- mained substantially the same. Yankees uerra weni down] Mora, Minn. Henry J. _ swinging, Goliat scrambled out 17, former state official, fOf jHarvest Bee Set ask for a meeting with Stalin. But the former Minnesota governor told a news confenace that was its "primary Inot be awakened on Tuesday morning. She continued sleeping throughout the day and night and most of Wednesday. Her father, Michael, 44, an engi- neer, recalled that in August, 1949, 'There were" sfens that Stalin I Patricia had slept in the same might be less cordial toward the I manner for 14 days. She finally idea of talking with Stassen than was awakened by the sounds of a when the two first met in Moscow sjren as fire engines sped past her in 1947. (home. For one thing, Stassen's letter strongly denounced Russian ag- Keneruey late yesterday ex- plained his daughter's condition to gression and her "refusal to co-op- Lieutenant John Mahoney. erate in stopping" the Korean war.jThe fireman drove a fire truck to the in short left to get newspaper publisher and LUC gidao m juvi L weekly DiMaggio's short fly. Mize looped iiong active in Republican party I Montgomery, Minn. Fire- cummal. Then, too, the MoscoV literary i gazette had already proposed Stas- isen for eventual trial as a war a month ago that a lazy single over Goliat's headjaffairs, died today. men dressed m the garb of the WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and vicinity Mostly cloudy and warmer tonight and Friday, low tonight 44, high Friday 70. LOCAL WEATHER into right field. Ashburn moved! The 'former state treasurer andilate 1890s will provide the man- power for 25 old time steam-driven threshing machines to be thrown into action at a harvest bee here Sunday on the nearby farm of Leonard Rynda. The event is spon- sored by the Montgomery Histori- I1UWC Vcl, LU ijiic. "..wu --a---- .tuo-- return the railroads to their owners, back a few strides to gather in legislator had been confined to me B I Brown's high fly. No runs, one hit.JKanabec hospital at Mora for the nn prrnrs one left. inocf cpvovnl -weeks, a victim of no errors, one left. Phillies Roberts struck Ipast several -weeks, a victim out.jcancer. Waitkus lined a double barely in-j During his public career, which Official observations for the 24 one ]eft. hours ending- at 12 m. today: I Maximum, 57; minimum, 36; noon, 52; precipitation, none; sun sets to- night at sun rises tomorrow side the foul line in the right field i corner. It was the Phils' third hit and their third extra base hit. Ash-' burn fouled to Berra directly in front of the Phillies' dugout. Sisler went out on a weak roller to Cole- man. No runs, one hit, no errors, at Additional weather on Page 21. FOURTH INNING Yankees Bauer popped to Ham- ner behind the infield grass. Cole- (Continued on Page 3, Column 4.) WOSLD SERIES started in 1894 with his election as Kanabec county auditor, he served in county and state offices as well as representing the 55th district, composed of Male Lacs, Kanabec and Sherburne counties. He was elected state treasurer in 1916 and was re-elected three times consecutively thereafter. In 1925 he resigned, the post to be- the late Governor Christiansen's commission of administration and finance, a post he held until 1931. cal society. _ Comman oigan often re- Red Camp Bombed The air-battered Red territory hitherto has been mainly the hunt- ing ground of B-29s based in Jap- an and Okinawa. They already have wiped out big industrial centers but their assaults on rail lines con- tinue. The Far East Air Forces sum- mary reported the bombers blast- ed the 75-mile length the Won- san-Hamhung; rail line in north- eastern Korea. A military training camp at Munpyong, five miles north of Wonsan, also was hit. The B.-29s could find few "sig- nificant moving targets" on the highway and rail network in Red Korea, -the summary added. Behind the Allied forces gather- bedroom. The siren screeched. Kenerney _____ c, ___ ______ ____ fleets" official Soviet policy, out of the bedroom window ed at Stassen for suggesting told Mahoney Patricia had the U. S. warn Russia that further I awakened. aggression would "mean that war will come to Moscow." The liter- ary gazette said Stassen was ad- vocating atomic war. What Stassen's proposal envis- ages is a conference between Sta- lin and leading politburo. members on one hand and himself and four or five other prominent American citizens on the other. Stassen de- dined to say whom he had in come comptroller and chairman of Mautomedi, Minn., was in serious Mahtomedi Youth Injured in Crash Wichita Falls, Texas for such a mission, ate First Class Carl Reed, Jr., 21, The Truman administration fias the Kenerney home at 1243 West 80th street and parked under the ________........._______e____ window of Patricia's second-floor ing south of Red territory, trapped and widely scattered Red rem- nants were turning increasingly to- condition at the Sheppard Air Force Base hospital today as a result of an auto accident. looked coldly on recent suggestions for high level TJ. S.-Soviet talks, although the President has said he would welcome Stalin. A physician who had attended Patricia during her previous pro- longed sleep declined to discuss the case in detail. U. of W. Enrolls Students Madison, wig. The Univer- sity reported today that final enrollment figures for 1950-51 put the student population at This was less than last year. ward vicious guerrilla activities. General MacArthur's spokesman noted the increase of Red raider action and said it might create a, serious harassment of rear areas. Intelligence officers at TJ. S. Eighth Army headquarters said Red troops swooped d o w a from the hills and slaughtered be- tween and Korean civili- ans at Wonju, 55 miles southeast of Seoul. Also slain there were five Amer- ican officers attached to a South Korean army command post which the Reds overran. Efforts to capture trapped Reds {Continued on Pace 19, Column 2) KOREA   

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