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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 10, 1950, Winona, Minnesota                              Cloudy, Windy, Cold Tonight, VOLUME 50, NO. 226 Do Your Christmas Shopping Now FIVE CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, FRIDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 10, 1950 SIXTEEN PAGES Fire Perils Tavern Operator Slugged, Robbed Of by Trio Strikers Talk Of 'Jamming' Phone Service Strike in Second Day, Most Lines Operating A Winona tavern keeper early today absorbed a slugging at the hands of three men who ambushed him as he left the tavern and re- moved a billfold containing cash and checks totaling from his pocket. The victim of the assault was Frank Dublinowski, who operates a tavern at 419 Chatfield street. Dublinowski told police that he was grabbed as he left the tavern shortly after closing time at 1 a. m.! coast-to-coast today. The tavern operator, who Lves j second day. next door to his place of business, j There were moves to urge strik- told Chief of Police A. J. Bingold 6rs and their friends "jam" lo- this morning that he customarily cai and long distance circuits by carries a flashlight with him when placing one useless call after TODAY- Vote Puts Taft Atop G.OP.List By Joseph and Stewart Alsop Waihington There are a great many obviously important things to be said about the recent voting. It proves, once and for all, that conspicuous, belligerent organiza- tion by the labor groups on one side, quickly generates equally ef- New York Talk of "jam- ming" the nation's telephone sys- tem was in the air today as a strike of phone equipment workers went into its light around the front of the tav- ern and saw no one loitering near by. Beaten By Trio As he left the building, how- ever, three persons who apparent- ly had been hiding on the side of the tavern rushed out and took hold of him. He was struck several times by the fists of his assailants and one reached into his pocket and remov- ed the billfold. decline of I Dublinowski struck out at his at- thYonce all-powerful big city ma-1 tackers and they fled from the chines as in New York and Chi- cago. It puts Senator Robert A. Dublinowski told police that he Taft at the top of the list of con- he leaves at closing time to return j another. home. This morning, he flashed the tenders for the Republican nom- ination in 1952. But the really central fact about this election is something at once bigger and deeper. In plain langu- age, the result will surely subject the American constitutional and party system to the severest test in history, excepting the test by blood and fire in 1860. This is tound to be so, since the result has given immense new power and authority to the conservative, isolationist Re- publican group headed by Sen- ator Taft. Among the Senator's world-minded friends, who are many, it is fashionable to pre- tend that he is not really an isolationist. But in fact the rec- ord shows that he has voted either to cripple or to kill out- right almost every great meas- ure of defense and foreign pol- icy designed to contain Soviet imperialism. Most recently and significantly, he overjoyed the "Daily Worker" by attack- ing the Atlantic Pact and mil- itary nid for our Allies as "pro- and voted against both. Other members of the Taft group, like Capchart of Indiana and Colonel Robert R. McCor- noticed that two of the three were wearing overalls and jackets and that one was about five feet, eight and one-half inches tall. In Checks Of the total amount taken, about was in checks cashed at the tavern during the evening. The remainder was in bills of and denominations and a bill. Chief Bingold stated this morn- ing that the persons responsible for the robbery might throw sway the billfold. He asked that if the bill- fold is found police be notified im- mediately. Controls Delayed Until Spring Washington Secretary of Commerce Sawyer, forecasting that the full impact of rearmament will hit his industry "next spring or Federal mediators sought anew to settle the dispute which has idl- ed many thousands of workers, in- cluding operators, and disrupted service in some areas. In a side angle of the national walkout, telephone employes in Michigan put their local strike on a "hit-and-run" basis. (At Minneapolis, a union leader, A. W. Stein, said last night picket lines will be on hand in Duluth, Rochester, Manfcato and Winona Monday. The strikers, numbering fewer than 300 in the state, are mem- bers of local 62, C.I.O. Com- munications workers.) There was no official indication that this strategy would be adopt- ed in the coast-to-coast walkout. Hit-Run Move The "hit-and-run" move in Mich- igan was disclosed early today in Detroit by the state strike leader, Walter Schaar, president of divi- sion 15 of the C.I.O. Communica- tions Workers of America Schaar said employes of the Michigan Bell Telephone Company- would "leave the job -at unexpect- ed moments and return when not expected" in a move to keep the management "off balance." Schaar said the Michigan strike strategy was not connected with the national strike of CWA members against the Western Electric Company Both strikes started yesterday after deadlocks in negotiations over wages and other issues. The service disruptions occurred as many of the other CWA members in the Bell telephone ardino Several Houses On Outskirts of City Damaged More Chinese Troops Moving Into Korea Seoul Allied air power pounded today at Chinese Com- munist forces pulling back into far North Korea's wooded moun- tains and smashed again at supply lines at the Yalu river. The lull in the ground action continued. Only on the west-central front did patrols :nake contact with the Reds. A U. S. Eighth Army spokes- man reported the Chinese appeared to be establishing a defense line in the. mountains. He added that they had taken considerable losses from aerial and artillery fire. An estimate of some Chi- ____ nese Red troops just across the she will fight all consideration of After Being Replaced with a new steel span, upper right, this 518-foot section of the Illinois Central railroad bridge creates a big splash as it is dumped 100'feet into the Ohio river. The section weighed tons and it will be cut up for scrap. The entire bridge, which is 61 years old, will be replaced with new spans, section by section, by the American Bridge Company. (A.P. Wire- photo to The U. S. U. N. To Warn Chinese By Torn Ochiltree Lake United States called on the U. N. security council today to move "as rapidly as it can" to prevent Chinese Com- munist intervention in Korea from spreading the conflict. Fliers Having Tough Time at Yalu Bridges Tokyo U. S. planes are having a tough time knocking out the twin railway bridges which span the Yalu river between bomb- battered Sinuiju in Korea and An- tung'in Communist Manchuria. F-80' jets today divebombed one of the bridges, a combined rail and highway span, and reported a direct hit in the third straight day of attacks. 11SL 1111.C1 VCUL1VH pj. With the backing of Britain and France, the American delegation M Genera] Bade E. Part- i -i_ Af 4Un CO __ Yalu river border in Communist Manchuria was revised upward to by the spokesman. General MacArthur's spokesman system refused to cross picket j estimated Thursday Chinese lines of those striking against Western Electric, the manufactur- ing subsidiary of the American Telephone and Telegraph com trolling production by voluntary means. The National Production author- mick's new friend, Dirksen of Illi-j ;ty told a news nois, may be counted on to go conference, will reply chiefly on much further than Taft. During mandatory orders because volun- the campaign, almost every Re- tary. industry-wide compacts "just publican loudly proclaimed the won't work." curious theory that the Kremlin's j The secretary gave assurance. vast plans and projects have suc- ceeded abroad, because of the presence of a few traitorous clerks in our government here. Even the loyalty of Secretary of State Dean G. Acheson has been viciously im- pusned. And all this will make it quite impossible, at least tempor- arily, for the administration to discuss world problems in a sen- sible way with the new congres- sional powcrs-that-are. All this has happened, moreover, at a moment when the dangers threatening this country are more fearful: the problems facing us however, that NPA will try not to curtain civilian goods output so rapidly as to cause temporary idle- ness and slack business before mil- itary buying hits its stride. lORuss-Built Tanks Cracked By Allied Fire Seoul Allied warplanes hit ten Russia-built tanks today in j arc more complex: the responsibil-l whacking relentlessly at Chinese i itics we must carry are more bur- Communist forces withdrawing into donsomc. than ever before in his- tory. The trouble ahead can be foreseen by the simple net of listinq the great bills which will be the major issues in the next Congress. These are: A military appropriations bill running around SsC billion: a universal military service bill or some other unpopular pro- ALSOPS (Continued on Page 9, Column 2.) [seven trucks damaged. Korea's wooded far North mountains. Bombers and jet fighters carry- ing half-ton bombs smashed at Red supply lines near and south of the Yalu river boundary of Com- munist Manchuria. pany. Most Lines in Use Dial telephone service was only minutely affected by the coast-to- coast strike, which began yester- day at 6 a.m. local time. Long distance calls and manually operr ated service were disrupted in some areas. The strikers picketed exchanges and other telephone buildings in many cities, and thousands of oth- er employes honored the lines. Many supervisory employes took over vacant posts. The A.T. T. said impairment of service was "spotty" throughout the country and, in total, was slight. Individual "trouble spots" were admitted. Wiiiiams Leads By 500 Votes in Michigan Count G. Mennen Williams slipped into a 543 to 557 vote lead at noon today as a mount- ing tide of corrections by county and about that many organized North Koreans faced United Na- tions forces south of the Yalu in Korea. Communist China radio broad- casts called the Chinese troops "volunteers." MacArthur's intelligence spokes- man in Tokyo said the Chinese are continuing to cross the bound- ary in large numbers. the question until the Chinese Reds have been brought before the coun- cil and given a chance to answer the charges made against them by General MacArther, U. N. com- mander in Korea, and the Ameri- can delegation. Today's council meeting, origi- nally was called to consider the Palestine case. Addition of the Ko- rean question is expected to set the stage for a lengthy argument over the agenda. Such a wrangle could prevent the council from coming to grips with the Korean asked the council to go ahead with its discussion of the Korean case without waiting for the arrival of Chinese Communist representa- tives. Russia already has served notice Allied patrols were probing j issue afternoon. U. S. jets destroyed eight ene- j canvassing boards see-sawed the nv tanks and damaged two in Red outcome of Tuesday's general elec- south and southeast I Sinuiju. Twenty-five trucks and The nnnute-by-minute changes I other vehicles were destroyed and I gave Williams a total vote of 1 1028 and Kelly warily ahead on all fronts. No major activity was reported. However, a U. S. Eighth Army spokesman said the Republic of Korea (ROK) Eighth division met stubborn resistance Thursday two miles north of Tokchon, in west- central Korea. The Reds were estimated in regimental strength on a hill. On the western end of the Allied line along the Chongchon river, the Reds retreated north of Pak- chon. That's eight miles north of the river bridgehead city of Anju. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and vicinity: Partly cloudy and continued cold tonight, low in city 16, in country 12. Gen- erally fair Saturday with rising temperature, high in afternoon 30. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 34; minimum, 21; noon, 21; precipitation, trace of snow; sun sets tonight at sun rises tomorrow at Additional weather on page 13. 'OPERATION HOMEFOLK' Guard Unit to Entertain Families Camp Atterbury, Ind. "Operation Homefolk" gets un- der way tonight and by tomor- row noon will be battling home- sickness. The commanders are confi- dent of complete victory- "Operations Homefolk" will bring 450 relatives and sweet- hearts from Scranton. Pa., to to Camp Atterbury to visit the 109th infantry regiment, Penn- sylvania National Guard, now in federal service. Scranton is the hometown of the 109th, which started active duty here last September. The Scranton folk will travel the 850 miles to Indianapolis overnight by special train and will be taken by bus to Camp Atterbury, 40 miles away, to start their two-day visit Homesickness of the young guardsmen is not the only thing the project, dubbed "Operation Homefolk" by the 109th, hopes to overcome. "We hope having the home- folk here will help dispel any misunderstanding the parents may have about their boys." said Colonel Fred R. Evans, 109th commanding officer. "These people back home are our inspiration and heart in these unsettled he add- ed. The operation had its begin- ning in a conversation between the colonel and a travel agent friend in Scranton. The colonel said he wished the homefolk could rime out to see the outfit. "Why said the travel agent, and the trip was arranged. The travelers will pay S38 for the round trip and rooms Sat- urday night in Indianapolis ho- tels. The 109th is going all out to make the homefolk welcome and to entertain them. There'll be a formal guard mount, variety shows, a foot- ball game, glee club concerts and special church services. The visitors are invited to chow at all times. Even the officers'- club will be closed and be used as a bus station. "We want these homefolk to sec everything and see bow their boys are living and to make any complaints or sug- said Colonel Evans. "We even hope the wives and mothers look under the he added. The United States will try.to pre- vent such a development. Porter McKeever, spokesman for the American delegation, told report- ers last night the council "must move ahead" and cat allow the Chi- nese Communists to so time their arrival at Lake Success as to im- pede the council's work. He added: "The clear duty of the council is to do everything it can as rap- idly as it can to prevent the con- flict in Korea from spreading." U. S. HAS Backing Informants said Britain, France, and Ecuador had the United States in sponsorship of a Korean i resolution to be put before the council. The proposal included these main points: 1. A demand for withdrawal of alien forces Chinese Com- munists fighting beside the North Korean Reds. 2. A call on all nations to re- frain from helping the North Koreans. 3. A request for the United Nations' Korean committee to consider urgently all questions connected with the North Kore- an frontier. The third point is designed to take the wind out of any Chinese Red claims that they intervened in Korea because they feared, invasion of Manchuria. Chinese Communist units took up the fight when Mac- Arthur's troops approached the border hydroelectric system that serves Manchuria as well as Ko- rea. Observers believe final action on the resolution probably will not be taken until the Chinese Reds have had a chance to appear. Rennebohm Suggests Thanksgiving Prayer Madison, Wis. Governor Remtebohm, in a proclamation yes- terday urged Wisconsin citizens to observe Thanksgiving day, Novem- ber 23, "by offering solemn thanks to Almighty God for the many blessings we. enjoy." ridge, U. S. Fifth Air Force com- mander, said the F-80's used Anna Rosenberg To Be Assistant Defense Secretary Washington Mrs. Anna M. Rosenberg of New York has been recommended by Secretary of De- fense Marshall for the highest post ever held by a woman in the mil- itary branch of the government- assistant secretary of defense. _ Mrs. Rosenberg has yet to be I Lieutenant Sam Dalzell, Pasadena, appointed by President Truman Calif., said the important North j runs into the mountains, and it Reds to cross into Korea. Part- ridge made no mention of a new railway bridge across the Yalu at Sinuiju. The bridges were targets in the massive air force raid Wednesday which virtually destroyed Sinuiju. Navy planes from the carrier Philippine Sea bombed the spans Thursday. Ensign Denny Christ of Louis- ville, Ky., a sky raider pilot, said he saw three direct hits Thursday and several others that appeared "very close." Two other pilots, Ensign Jesse McKnight, Longview, La., and 14 Men Injured, Flames Jump Eight Blocks at One Point By Jim Hubbart and Graham Berry San Bernardino, dreds fled their homes in the darkness today as a fire swept by 50-mile-an-hour winds threatened much of the city's northern resi- dential sector. Firemen said it was almost out after a six-hour fight. At one point, police reported hundreds of homes burning, while pajama clad residents many of them women and children play- ed garden hoses on roofs. But as dawn came, only one home on a hilltop appeared a complete A half-dozen others were badly damaged and spot burns and char- red paint showed on many more. A two-mile strip several blocks I wide in places, but largely brush- land near the foothills, was black- ened. The fire department reported 14 men injured as a result of the flames and the high winds. Most of them suffered facial cuts and eye injuries from flying debris and j cinders. All were given emergency treat- ment, and none of the injuries was described as serious. So fierce was the wind that the paint was blasted off one U. S. Forest Service truck, "Sometimes you couldn't even see the fire, the dust got so one fireman related. And another observed: "I hate to think what would have happened if this thing had got away from us. The whole town might have gone up." The sand blew in great clouds through narrow Cajon pass, which leads through the San Bernardino mountains to the Mojave desert. Police estimated that nearly 300 persons were evacuated from the region? and given refuge in a school. Most of them had time to don street clothes, although a few could be seen in bathrobes. Police commandeered city buses to evacuate the residents. Every- body was grimy with soot and sand. It got in your eyes, and you could feel the grit on your teeth. Mrs. John Baker, whose home was. saved by a wind shift, said her neighborhood was "a roaring inferno. .The heat was terrific." The winds swept stinging sands in the faces of some 300 firefight- ers and carried embers for over a mile. At one point, the fire jumped eight blocks, setting a roof afire. All the city's fire equipment, some 30 trucks, plus help from nearby communities ol Redlands, Colton and Rialto, ranged along the fire line. San Bernardino's northern sector and confirmed by the Senate. A Defense department announcement indicated, however, that both of Korean base of Sinuiju "appeared pretty well burned out" from .Tues- day's big raid "and several fires these developments are considered I were still raging in the western a certainty. It said: 'Mrs. Rosenberg, in addition to performing the duties of assistant secretary defense, will special- ize in matters related to manpow- er and personnel policy, both sub- jects in which she is an acknow- ledged authority." She would succeed Paul H. Grif- fith, a former national command- er of the American Legion. Grif- fith resigned his Defense depart- ment post last September. sector." In a second strike Thursday car- rier planes erased a rail- way bridge crossing the Yalu river at Manpojin, 125 miles northeast of Sinuiju. The bridge is about midway be- tween the North Korean east and west coasts and was used as an alternate railway link. The pilots ran into heavy anti- aircraft fire from both sides of the river, but lost no planes. was there that the fire started, parently from a power line blown down by the near gale. For a half-dozen blocks just be- low where the mountains start their steep ascent to mile-h i g h Lake Arrowhead, the district is largely brush-covered. Then the city's belter residential section starts, stretching a mile south to the Country club. Fire equipment concentrated along this line, and although many spot fires were reported, appar- ently Lremcn managed to save most of the homes. Firem.n the gutted colonial home of Mrs. Eussell M. Gray, valued at which was destroyed early this morning by a brash fire that raced through the foothills on the north edge of San Bernardino Calif., before 50-mile-an-hour wind. (A.P. Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.)   

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