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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 18, 1952, Winona, Minnesota                              Cloudy Tonight, Rain or Snow Saturday Night Welcome Carnival Visitors VOLUME 51, NO. 282 FIVE CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, FRIDAY EVENING, JANUARY EIGHTEEN PAGES Winter Carnival Queen Will Be Named Tonight Winona Invites You Jack Frost II (Roy T. Patnesude) Efctrom photo GREETINGS, Know ye all men by these presents I, Jack Frost JJ, having been duly dubbed King of the Winona Winter Carnival, do hereby command you to join with the Legions through- out these Dominions and assemble on the Eighteenth Day of January in the year of our Lord, Nineteen Hundred Fifty Two, in the beautiful city of Winona, Minn., there to remain until the Twentieth Day of January, during which period fun and frolic will prevail and the spirit of Carnival proclaimed. Winter Carnival Program- TODAY 5 of Vulcans from St. Paul. candidates meet with judges at Hotel Winona. 7-30 p m for queen candidates at Oaks (open to at Oaks of Jack Frost, 1951 Snow Flake, queen candidates and judges for banquet Invasion of Oaks by Vulcans. Flake Coronation at Oaks. 9 Ball at Armory. March and entry of Snow Flake escorted by Jack Frost. KWNO broadcast of Coronation Ball U for Snow Flake and Jack Frost at Hotel Winona. SATURDAY Morning: Invasion by Vulcans. 10 of out-of-town parade units. of Camp McCoy convoy. Display in downtown district of Camp McCoy equipment for Field-Schlick and Camp McCoy units at Athletic Club. Luncheon for Snow Flake and all candidates at Hotel Winona. 2 parade. 5 for Carnival guests at Athletic Club. 6 twirling contest at Senior High School auditorium. 8 show at auditorium. Lyle "Swede" Gordon will master of ceremonies. Featured on the program will be the Red Wing Elksters hi a pantomime act; Ann Wera, Winona: Bob Perry, world's greatest dry land skier, on his trampoline; the Podanys, an acrobatic number, and introduction of Snow Flake and Jack Frost SUNDAY Morning: Church services. for queen candidates at Hot Fish Shop. from Hotel Winona to Gabrych Park. 2 annual ice show at Gabrych Park. for queen candidates at Athletic Club. 6 for queen candidates at Hotel Winona. German Bark Rides Out North Sea Gale DEAL, England four- master German bark Pamir, one of the last of the big sea- going windjammers, today rode out a North Sea gale which had sent lifeboats scud- ding to her rescue. The four-masted vessel with 45 sea Germans, four Britons and one and 46 crewmen aboard had radioed an urgent call for help after heavy seas pounded off one of her anchors. Later she messaged the weather had moderated and she was able to resume her voyage without help. Lifeboats from two English Channel ports battled through a blizzard to the scene 20 miles offshore. The British steamer Empire Parkeston had stood by to help if needed. The lifeboats began their rug- ged trip after Capt. Paul Grief radioed he thought the young cadets should be taken off his buffeted ship at once. With rescuers standing by, he decid- ed to keep everyone aboard and finally was able to go on his. way. James B. Morris Jr., above, 32-year-old Negro attorney, has been presented the Des Moines' Junior Chamber of Commerce award of "Young Man of the Year for 1951." The award is giving annually to the man between 21 and 36 who has contributed most to the community during the year. (A.P. Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) Jack Frost Set For Crowning of New Snow Fiake Winona got into a gas holiday mood today in prep aration for the festivitje of the annual Winona Win ter Carnival. Sponsored by the Winona Activity Group, the weeken( carnival activities were scheduled to begin todaj with the arrival of the St Paul Vulcans, clowns of th St. Paul Winter Carnival. On their visit last year the Vul cans left dark smudges on Winonans' faces as tokens o: remembrance and Carnival guests can expect the same favor this year. First events of the Carnival were held last Sunday when the ice fish ing contest and square dance fes tival were staged. Climax to the week-long selec tion of comely Winona misses as candidates for the title of Snow Flake, queen of the Carnival, wil be the coronation banquet and cere mony and royal ball this evening The public is invited to attenc the coronation dinner at o'clock at the Oaks and to witness the crowning of Snow Flake by Jack Frost, R. T. Patneaude. The iwp rulers will occupy the royal dais together. Meet at The 16 queen candidates will as- semble at o'clock at the Hotel Winona to meet the judges, Thom- as H. Skemp and Ed Hartl, La 2rosse; Melvin Hickenbotham, La Crescent, and Orville L. Freeman, Minneapolis. The candidates, Jack Tost, the 1951 Snow Flake (Miss Pat Slaggie) and the judges will arrive at the Oaks at 8 p.m. The Vulcans will stage then- In- at that time also. The coronation is expected to fake place about o'clock, depending on length of lima needed for judges' delibera- tions. The royal ball will be- gin at 9 o'clock at the Arm- ory, where the royal pair will make their entrance at o'clock. Jack Frost and Snow Flake will ead the grand march at that time and a half hour broadcast over CWNO of the coronation ball is ilanned to begin at o'clock. Dancing until 1 a.m. will be to 'ohnny Roberts Orchestra. Final activity today will be the eception at 11 o'clock for Snow Flake, Jack Frost and all queen iandidates at the Hotel Winona. All contestants will take part in all activities this year, a prac- ice differing from former years, ccording to the queen commit- ee, Ed Pasky, Harold Doerer and Dan SadowsW. The girl chosen for Snow Flake will receive a wardrobe including ski suit, formal dress, hosiery, osmetics, shoes, millinery, jewel- ry and dress suit. She will attend ie St Paul Winter Carnival as a uest of the Activity Group and ie state carnival committee. Parade at 2 Saturday's principal events will e the gigantic street parade at p.m. and the stage extravaganza t the Winona Senior High School Auditorium at 8 ip.m. On Sunday the ice show will be presented at 2 p.m: at the Ga- rych Park rink. Saturday morning events will In- lude a second invasion by the and the arrival of out rf-town parade units and Camp flcCoy convoy of equipment. The winter a 90- millimeter antiaircraft piece and 4-ton tractor will be on display rom a.m. to 2 p.m. on Main treet between 3rd and 4th Streets. A luncheon for the queen candi- ates and Snow Flake at the Ho- el Winona and a dinner for the 'ield-Schlick Drum Corps, St. 'aul, and the Camp McCoy unit t the Winona Athletic Club are lanned for noon Saturday. Six trophies will be awarded in ie parade, which will begin at p.m. A number of out-of-town units are entered. A dinner for Carnival guests will e held at 5 p.m. at the Athletic [Continued on Page 3, Column 1) CARNIVAL WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and loudiness tonight and Saturday. Rain or snow Saturday night, prob- bly beginning in late afternoon. Varmer Saturday. Low tonight 22 in city, 18 in country. High Satur- ay 40. Colder Sunday. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 ours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 37; minimum, oon, 28; precipitation, none; sun ets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at Additional weather on Page 9. i Egyptian Dancer Samia Ca- rnal performs at a night club in Miami Beach, Fla., in her first appearance in America. Her Texan husband, Sheppard King, who turned Moslem to marry her, watched from a ringside table. (A.P. Wire- photo to The Republican-Her- ald.) Korean Truce Negotiators Keep Tempers MUNSAN, Korea ne- gotiators kept tempers in check :oday as they wrangled fruitlessly over terms of a Korean armistice. The only outburst came from a Chinese delegate who referred scornfully to America's Allies as Ike Termed Best Choice ToTh R, row Is Out' Fresh Torrents Close Schools In Los Angeles Nine New Deaths Reported in Southern California LOS ANGELES 181 fresh tor- rent of rain brought death and de- struction to waterlogged Los An- geles and Southern California to- day. The entire state has been ilagued by the worst storms since he turn of the century this week, and Northern California braced it- self for another one bearing down from the Gulf of Alaska. Virtually all main railroad and lighway routes across the Sierra iave been closed and there is gen- eral transportation chaos. The Southern California area had lardly 24 hours respite from the Tuesday-Wednesday storm when he downpour began again yester- day. This sudden storm which de- veloped off the coast surprised the weather forecasters. Nine new deaths were reported. Close Schools Schools in Los Angeles City, Pas DANDER UP Sounds Like Truman Will Run Again WASHINGTON Rep. Siemin- thought Mr. Truman would seek the ski (D-NJ) after a call at the White House today quoted President Truman as telling him: "I never quit under fire or ran away from anything." Sieminski said Mr. Truman made that comment while he was "just talking to the President about the leadership and of the needs of the people and things that are for the good of the country and how the Re- publicans talked about instrumen- talities while the Democrats stress- ed the needs of the people." Asked by reporters whether he presidency again, Sieminski re- plied: "If there is a fight and he's asked to join, he'll never quit my opinion." Sieminski is one of a series of Democratic Congress members who have been staging a regular parade to the White House either to urge the President to run or to try to learn his intentions. Senator Anderson (D-NM) said this week he was convinced that Mr. Truman ultimately will yield to a Democratic party draft MAY BE SLOW TO ACT Congress Applauds Churchill Speech By EDWIN B. HAAKINSON WASHINGTON members of Congress agreed today with Winston Churchill that in the uncertain years ahead Britain and the United States must "tread the same path." But lawmakers of both major parties shied away from the prime Republicans Line Up Votes at San Francisco Taft Supporters Caution Against 'Glamour Candidate' By JACK BELL SAN FRANCISCO Senator Lodge (R-Mass) offered Gen. Dwigbt D. Eisenhower to the He- publicans today as the one presi- dential candidate "who could bring the world durable peace." Lodge took sharp issue with Taft supporters who said the party would be risking its political future if it nominates a "glamour candi- date" in Chicago next July. is national chairman of the GOP Eisenhower-for-President Commit- tee. David S. Ingalls, campaign manager for Ohio's Senator Robert A. Taft, said the party should not 'select a good looking mortician, to preside over its death as a po- litical organization." He urged the GOP National 'running dogs." Maj. Gen. Claude Ferenbaugh made his daily plea that the Reds iromise not to build airfields in >Jorth Korea during a truce. The Communists replied, as us- ual, that their pledge not to send combat planes across the Yalu during a truce was sufficient guarantee. In an adjoining tent Rear Adm. H. E. Libby tried vainly to get Red negotiators to accept voluntary re- latriation of war prisoners. Gen. Matthew B. Ridgway, su- jreme Allied commander, paid a surprise visit to Korea Friday to onfer with the U. N. truce dele- gation and the Eighth Army com- mander, Gen. James A. Van Fleet. U. N. investigators made anoth- r trip to the protected Kaesong rea to examine a crater. The teds say it was made by an Al- ied aerial bomb Thursday. Kaesong is headquarters for the led truce delegation, and is des- gnated immune from attack. Seven Arrested n Kentucky Raids WASHINGTON arrest of even persons and the seizure of undreds of costly gambling ma- hines in Kentucky today was an- ounced here by FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover. Hoover said the machines were alued at and that a num- er of them are the deluxe con- ole type of slot machine which ermits play by several persons the same time, mounts of money. for varying Reports so far received here said ,396 machines have been seized in 2 key cities and in rural areas iroughout Kentucky. Schools in LOS Angeles uty, j But lawmakers of both major parties smea away irom me prime Deech ,ast adena, Norwalk and El Monte were minister's suggestion that "token forces" of the United States and t ordered closed today because of other nations step into the Suez Canal zone dispute. nomination the heavy rain, many flooded I Others saw dangers in Churchill's requests for U.S. steel, or his Ucan" such as Taft streets and intersections. There eloquent but grim forecast of possible troubles Jin Southeast Asia and were absentees in Los An-] geles yesterday. Principals will be Committee, to aid in a A. nomination of a militant Repub- on hand to care for any children who show up today. Southern Pacific trains, north and southbound between Los An- geles and San Francisco, were blocked by washouts or high wa- ter. Six inches of snow on the ridge route (U.S. 99) between here and Bakersfield closed that route to all traffic at 3 a.m. At 2 a.m. the rain measured an unofficial 2.23 inches in Los Angeles for this storm, making 15.46 inches this season, compared with 3.13 inches at this time last year. Legion Offers Aid The police and sheriff's depart- ments ordered night watch officers to remain on duty for the next shift. The Red Cross and Ameri- can Legion opened numerous shel- ters to care for hundreds forced to leave their homes in high wa- ter, particularly in the San Fer- nando and San Gabriel valleys. Even one such shelter, the Le- gion clubhouse in Reseda, was ma- rooned by rising water while 40 persons were being cared for there. Traffic in this highly motorized city was impeded as scores of cars stalled, intersections or freeways were blocked, requiring detours, or landslide spilled mud over the roadways. Nine known or probable deaths were recorded yesterday and last night, making 13 for the week. more of it poured across the land- scape. Germany Asks U.S. Funds to Build New Army BONN, Germany The West German government plans to ask the United States for a big loan- probably several hundred million help put German troops into the field with the proposed European army, Allied officials said today. A formal request for the loan will be submitted to Washington when a "peace now un- der negotiation, is signed with the three Western occupation France, Britain and the U. next spring, the officials said. This "peace contract" will start Germans rearming inside the pro- posed unified European defense force and will return to them al- most full control of their only af- fairs. The Allied officials said the Ger- mans will contend they alons can- not finance formation of a new armed force after seven years of Conditions early today were in some respects worse than the Wed- nesday deluge. Water simply couldn't run off fast enough. Mud and debris hadn't all been cleared away from the earlier storm when ing tanks, artillery and planes Allied demilitarization programs. In addition, the Germans expect the Middle East. After his thunderous receptioi by the joint session of Congres yesterday, the 77-year-old states man turned to another conferenc today with President Truman. This is. believed to involve th touchy question of the Atlanti naval command, under the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Opposes Command Churchill, long a proud defende of British prestige, was reportec opposing a unified command in this area that might dim the traditional Brit- ish naval control over sea lanes ap- proaching West- ern Europe. Some congres- sional opposition seemed to be pil- ing up against Churchill's state- ment that "free- dom of the fa- mous waterway of the Suez Ca- nal" should shift .Bridges from present British responsibility to a "four-power approach." He said the United States, France and Turkey might join England in the Suez to protect world inter- ests. Senator Bridges GOP leader speaking as an individual questioned this, saying, "I can'1 see anything there at the present time that would affect U.S. secur- ity." Senator Monroney (D.-Okla.) said there is "serious question whether -olved in it" (the needed by 12 divisions -plus the tactical air force they plan to or- ganize. A Solid Mais of mad pushes against this Holly- wood hillside house as rains continued to give Southern California its in years. The home is owned by Miss Evelyn Valen- tine, (A.P. Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) Suez Gillette Irked Senator Gillette a mem- ber of the foreign relations com- mittee, said he found it "a bit dis- concerting t h a t such problems as the commerce of the Malay penin- sula, the protec- tion of the Suez canal and the various interests in the Middle East were not primarily the United Kingdom's responsibility but one in which the Moroney free world must share. Kep. Richards chair- man of the House foreign affairs committee, applauded the speech "as one of the greatest I ever heard by one of the greatest men of the age." "Who could blame the old lion if he seemed not to realize that the Victorian colonial and empire system is a thing of the Richards added. Unlike some of his colleagues, Richards agreed it may be neces- sary for the United States "to participate in control of the (Suez) canal area." Rep. Vorys (R.-O.) doubted that sending U.S. forces to the Suez would solve Britain's problem with Egypt, saying: "I think the solution would lie more in better British diplomacy than in joint action." And Rep. Short rank- ing minority member of the House- armed services committee, said: "I don't think we are ready to send any force to the Suez, even a token force." 5 Ike Real Leader This obvious barb at Eisenhower drew from Lodge the declaration in a prepared address: "The American people Relieve in Dwigbt Eisenhower because they Cardinal Visits Ike SUPREME HEADQUAR- TERS ALLIED POWERS EUROPE Francis Cardin- al Spellman spent two hours today with "my old Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower. Afterward, he carefully ex- plained "We did not discuss politics in any way." He add- ed talk with Eisenhower had been just general conver- sation. see in him a a leader who can do the most to bring about a durable peace." Former Gov. Harold E. Stassen of Minnesota puts in his bid for presidential nominating support at a Committee dinner tonight. California's Gov. Earl Warren made his appeal at opening luncheon. Lodge told National Committee members the Republicans can't win in November unless they at- tract some Democratic votes. said Eisenhower would do that. Will Campaign Lodge has predicted the general, commander of North Treaty Organization Atlantic (NATO) forces in Europe, will be able to take off his uniform and campaign before the July convention. Eisen- iower said recently he is a Repub- lican and would accept the party's nomination but won't join in pre- convention campaigning. Lodge told the Republicans he couldn't speak for Eisenhower, but he pictured the general as the pop- ular choice to "throw the rascals out" of Washington. "Thieving tax collectors, influ- ence peddlers and mink coalers have awakened Americans to the need for drastic action on the na- tional he declared. The Massachusetts senator replied to critics' assertions that Eisen- hower is in no position to attack administration foreign policies by ;aying: If the general's advice had been followed at Potsdam "China could have been saved." No 'Pig in Poke He said Eisenhower advised against attempts to bring the Rus- sians into the Pacific war. The con- cessions made to the Russians in, Asia to obtain their entry into the' Pacific fighting were made at which preceded the Pots- dam conference. Ingalls told the committee the. party ought not to "buy a pig in a poke" in its nominee. He has- >aid Eisenhower isn't a candidate, and won't be able to speak out on issues. "There's one thing for he" said, "I have a candidate. The sec- Hid thing for sure is that Robert'' A. Taft is a Republican. Ingalls said "hero-worship is no substitute for faith based on known performance, neither is glamor or ex appeal." Guy G. Gabrielson, the party's; ational chairman, called for unity i mong the Republicans, advising them to say nothing if they couldn't ay something good about other: arty numbers. 4   

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