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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 15, 1951, Winona, Minnesota THURSDAY, NOVEMBER TWE WINONA REPUBLICAN-HERALD, WINONA, MINNESOTA 11 8 Mondovi H.i Students Hurt In Auto Mishap Mondovt WIs. (Special) A Mondovi High school student is in serious condition at' a Rochester hospital after suffering severe back injuries in an auto accident Tues- day. Seven other high school stu- dents -were also injured in the mis- 'hap. Kenneth Duncanson underwent an operation at the hospital Wed- nesday afternoon. He was report- to be partially paralyzed when he was removed from the Mondovi Clinic hospital by .ambulance to Rochester Tuesday night Also seriously injured is David Claflin, who has severe head in- juries. Part of an ear is missing and it is reported he may require plastic surgery. He is at Mondovi Clinic hospital The other six young people re- ceived cuts and bruises. All but one of them is still at the Mondovi hospital The accident occurred when the car in which they -were riding, owned by Otto Bollinger and driv- en by his son, James, left the road about 11 a. m. Tuesday near the Eleva-Strum High school, about 12 miles east of here on highway 10. After the car left the highway, it hurtled through fences and into a field, turning over several tunes. A passerby summoned an ambu- lance, which took the high school students to the Mondovi hospital. The eight, members of the high school band, were returning to school after giving a morning con- cert at Osseo High school, 23 miles east of' here. The rest of the band members traveled in the school bus. Maurice Scow, Arcadia, Trem- pealeau county traffic officer, and Herman Sense, Arcadia, state traf- fic officer, said they had not deter- mined the cause of the accident Rain was falling Tuesday morning. Those who are still at the Mon- dovi hospital are Jerry and James Bollinger, brothers, James Blager, Allen Christopherson, Emmy Lou Cook and Claflin. Barbara Quar- berg was treated at the Gillette hospital and released. NewTowboaton Upper Mississippi River Passes City The Delta Cities, newest and largest towboat on the Upper Mis- sissippi, passed Winona about noon today on its way to St. Louis. It was locked through dam 5-A at a. m. On Tuesday the Delta Cities made its maiden voyage unstream, barges. It went through the dam at p. m.. It pulled two barges today also. The horsepower twin-screw diesel vessel, owned by Lake Tank- ers Corporation, is designed to pull four barges with barrels of petroleum products. Its-first cargo was for the Shell Oil Company in St. Paul. The tow will operate regularly between St. Louis and the Twin Cities. V.F.W. Admits Ten Members Ten candidates were admitted to membership in Neville-Lien post, Veterans of Foreign Wars; at the post meeting in the V.F.W. club Wednesday evening. New members are Edward C. Lueck, Donald R. Kjos, Richard C. Kutchara, Floyd F. Gable, Jr., William A. Rame- low, Cecil J. Vowls, Jesse J. Col- vin, Arthur J. Rockwell, Boland W. Abrens and Clayton Harris. A report oa the progress of the Boy Scout troop sponsored by the post was given by Robert Beeman and communications from Mrs. Helen Bolsum, Mrs. Martha Mace- mon and William Gille, Benton- ville, Ark., were read. It was voted to again provide a turkey dinner for the St. Joseph's Children's Home: John Thompson, wfll be in charge of arrangements. Donald Siegler, post member, Company C, 24rd Infantry, re- ceived a shrapnel wound in the right knee September 24 while in service in Korea, members were informed. He is now convalescing in a rest camp. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Siegler. Four of his brothers also are members of the post. Other post members, fll or who have checked into or tut of hos- pitals include Leo Kouba and Law- rence Woodworth who have re- turned from the Veterans hospital, Minneapolis; Carl Malotka and Alfred Wolfram who have entered the Veterans hospital, Gerhardt Peterson who underwent an exam- ination at Rochester last month, Robert Boentges who had a check up in St Paul and his father, Wil- liam Boentges, who is ill at home. On the hospital waiting list are Mr. Ramelow. Lawrence Weir, Harry Kukowsld, Russell Cantreli and William Siegler. August Ciem- inski is under a doctor's care and John Renk has spent several weeks at the Mayo Clinic. Attendance prizes went to Mr. Harris and Berner Cerney last night. A raccoon and baked bean dinner was served by Roscoe Tarras, Robert Tollman, Edward Keller, Edwin Prosser and Glenn Marsh. Owner of Lost Ladder Sought Chief of Police A. J. Bingold to- day asked that the owner of an ex- tension ladder found here last month report to police headquar- ters for the recovery of the lad- der. Chief Bingold explained that the ladder was found Halloween night and has been kept at police head- quarters since that time. Maurice Amundsen Dead Whitehall, Wis. (Special) Maurice Amundson, formerly of Fly Creek but for the past several years a resident of Black River Falls, died Tuesday morning. Mr. Amund- son had been ill with a heart con- dition and had recently entered a hospital at Tomah. Funeral services will be held Fri- day at p.m. at the Lutheran church in Black River Falls, the Rev. Raymond Huss officiating. Mr. Amundson is survived by his wife, the former Josie Witt of Whitehall, and seven children. O'Neill Answers Blanshard Attack On Catholic Church A refutation of recent criticisms of the Catholic church was given by Professor J. M. O'Neill, author of "Catholicism and American in a lecture at the Col- lege of Saint Teresa Wednesday afternoon. Professor O'Neill is chairman of the department of speech of Brooklyn college. He also spoke at St. Mary's college Wed- nesday morning. His book "Catholicism and Amer- ican -which will be pub- lished by Harpers ia is a reply to "American Freedom and Catholic Power" by Paul Blanshard which claims that the Catholic church is a threat to American freedom. Professor O'Neill pointed in his lecture at the'College of Saint Ter- esa to the part played by Catholics in the early history of the United States as evidence that they were as anxious as any other group to safeguard the freedoms enumerat- ed in Bill of Eights, including freedom of religion. Part in Building U. S. "Today's critics of the Catholic church, including Mr. Blanshard, have a tendency to act as if Cath- olics had just come to this coun- the speaker said, "instead of taking into account the fact that distinguished Catholics had a part in the very formation of the United States." A statement by Catholic Bishops of America issued in 1948 reaffirm- ed the church's stand that no spe- cial privileges should be shown by the United States government to any religion, Professor O'Neill said. In criticizing Mr. Blanshard's book, Professor O'Neill explained that the "experts on belief and practice of American Catholics" who Mr. Blanshard claimed assist- ed him jn his writing actually in- cluded no Catholics. Complete refutations of state- ments made in "American Free- dom and Catholic Power" may be found in the books listed in Mr. Blanshard's own bibliogra- phy, Professor O'Neill pointed out. In refuting Mr. Blanshard's con- tention that the Catholic hierarchy dictate to Catholics how they should vote, Professor O'Neill cited the record of Catholic members of Congress. Votes Differ "The voting record of Catholics in the last three Congresses shows that they have differed almost as much as humans can differ. There- fore it is impossible that their vote has been dictated by any one the speaker concluded. He also pointed out that the Catholics in the last three Congresses have been the most outstandingly liberal group in the legislative body, which certainly does not support Mr. Blanshard's contention that'Cath- olics have been forced to be ultra- conservative by the Catholic hier- archy. In his St. Mary's talk, Professor O'Neill opened his speech with a definition of the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United .States, and explained the meaning of freedom, the right of a minority to pursue freedom even if the ma- jority votes against it. Measuring the Catholic church in the framework of the American way of life, Professor O'Neill relat- ed how the founding fathers of the Constitution had desired the free- dom of religion, and had ordained that no state church should be es- tablished. "Two- signers of the. Constitution, who were he continued, "had expressed ap- proval of the amendment And un- til the McCullom Case of .1948, no instance of disagreement or con- flict had appeared. Contrary to Amendment McCullom decision, howev- is really contrary to the First amendment for it prevents the .majority of. the students from ob- taining instruction, although they have voiced the desire for this re- ligious education. Such a decision is unprecedented in the history -of this country. "The Catholic church does not oppose any government which does not interfere with the exercise of religious authority in matters of faith and morals. Mr. Blanshard, on the other hand, is an advocate of the supreme, democratic state, where the majority is infallibly right, even in matters contrary to conscience and the moral code. The Church holds that the moral code is supreme." 'Blanshard's related Pro- fessor O'Neill, "is no great literary effort, but because of the praise by biased scholars, it has become a best-seller. However, bis book is criticized not only by Catholics but members of other faiths who be- lieve in the authority of each re- ligious denomination to define the moral and religious obligations of its members." When asked about the controver- sial issue of sending an envoy to the Vatican, Mr. O'Neill replied, that "actually the Vatican is a state, it is recognized as a state by 44 other nations, and it is the best listening post in the world. The recognition of the Vatican would in no way be an indication' of the acceptance of the Catholic Church as the preferred church of the United States." See and Hear PAUL HARV In Person Sat COAST-TO-COAST BROADCAST A. M. Paul Harvey will appear in a half-hour pro- gram introducing' WSnona's "Open Door" school visitation plan fo the nation over the entire ABC radio network through the facili- ties of KWNO and KWNO-FM. The studio audience Ic requested to be seated by a. m. Saturday in the Winona High School auditorium. MAJOR ADDRESS BY HARVEY P. M. See-ancS hear Paul Harvey In a special address climaxing Wi- nona's American Education Week activities (Nov. Paul Harvey, world-famous analyst, will speak on a subject of vital to tho people of Winona area. You are cordially invited to attend. Winona High School Auditorium NO ADMISSION CHARGE Hear Paul Harvey at 12 Noon Monday through Fri- day, and at P. M. Sundays on Guilty Pleas Bring 30-Day Jail Sentences Pleas of guilty earned two men 30-day sentences in the county jafl this morning on charges of petty larceny. Arraigned before' Judge E. D. Libera were John RymarMewicz, 38, 807 East Front street, and Jo- seph Verdicfc, 44, La Crosse, ar- rested by police 'earlier this week for theft of metal from the Badg- er Foundry, 62 Washington street The arrests were made by po- lice after officials at the foundry reported that about 15 pounds of- iron castings bad been taken from the plant last weekend. Monday, police discovered that the iron had been sold to a local junk dealer. Police investigated the sale and arrested the pair on the petty lar- ceny charges to which they each pleaded guilty this morning. St. Paul Man Reports Car Ransacked Lawrence Hartmann, St. Paul, reported to police that his ,car was ransacked while it was parked at West Fifth and Johnson streets Tuesday night. Hartmann told police that he parked the car at-8 p.m. and when he returned two and one-half hours later he found a window broken and the door lock open. A gun and a tool box in the back seat of the car were not taken, Hartmann said. 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