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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 21, 1952, Winona, Minnesota                              Light Local Showers and Warmer Tonight Jt' Farm Roundup Starts Friday VOLUME 52, NO. 81 FIVE CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA. WEDNESDAY EVENING, MAY 21, 1952 TWENTY PAGES Ridgway Warns Tufts College Boys are doused with wastebaskets filled with strongly perfumed water as Jackson College girls quell the latest in a series of college "panty" raids in Medford, Mass. The girls waited until the boys, part of a male crowd of 500, were almost at the top of the fire escape before rushing their bucket brigade into action. Boys soon retreated. (AP Wirephoto) Taft Wins 7 Of 8 Delegates In Montana Taft-lke Followers Collide in Senate Foreign Aid Issue By The Associated Press While some Taft and Eisenhower supporters collided in their quest for presidential-nominating votes, others locked in House debate to- day on the issue of foreign aid spending. Forces of Sen. Robert Taft of Ohio won seven of Montana's eight Republican delegates at a conven- tion in Helena last night. Gen Dwight Eisenhower's backers got one after blocking a move to in- struct the delegation for Taft. But in at least five other Maryland, Washington, Connecti- cut, Minnesota and Garfield Dies In Home of Actress Friend NEW YORK Garfield, 39, stage and screen "tough I died of a heart ailment today in I the Gramerey Park apartment of I an actress friend, Iris Whitney. i She barred police from the apart- ment for more than a half hour, thinking t h e y were newsmen. i The actor was i pronounced dead by Dr. Cnarles H. Nanmack, a private physician, who had sub- mitted a routine telephone report to the medical examiner's office. Garfield died in room apartment. Dunn to Keep Committee Post For Convention Gov. Anderson Supports Etzell For State Post By JACK B. MACKAY ST. PAUL matter what happens at the Republican state convention this coming weekend, Roy E. Dunn will serve as Min- nesota national committeeman un- P til the end of the national can convention in Chicago in July. Out for Dunn's job is George j Detective John; uunn s JOD is John Garfield Barrett q u o t e d j EUell clarissa publisher and for Miss Whitney as saying the actor j became ill while visiting the apart- ment last night and had decided to stay overnight. backing of Gov. Anderson. Even if Etzell is recommended Gen. Matthew Ridgway, new Allied European military com- takes witness stand before the Senate Armed Services Committee today for questioning on conduct of the Korean situa- tion and his views on the European program. Sen. Richard B. Russell, committee chairman, is at right. (AP Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald) ______ 0 Slay oveimgiii. u ILU.CU is icvuiuinvm." Garfield lived at the Hotel War- j, the deiegates Saturday to rrlrtl- VJnct StVPPt. wick, on West 54th street. known the star "not too long." Dunn, the present com- mitteeman holds his post until the The te sar no medical examiner's office I last order of business at tne na- QcQILy 1 C Ad 111 IIid- J> i iaoL. wi nf 'thP oontinuine struggle were said a cardiac condition caused tional convention and often un of the continuing suuggie weie there wag ,.nothing til severai days later when the new May Favor Ike suspicious." At Annapolis, Maryland Gov. Theodore McKeldin said he wants Miss Whitney appeared in the Broadway play, "Dark of the Moon" I Lil UdJJ j.Qn-1 vi. committee meets for the first time. Dunn explained, "seat i his state's 24 delegates, to be j picked at a Baltimore meeting Saturday, to be uninstructed and j f Red Negotiators Rap Prison Riots Tells Senators Truce Chances Remain Small Sen. Russell Says Koje Incident Shamed Nation WASHINGTON Matthew B. Ridgway said today the Rus- sians have made a big buildup of military strength in the Far East and the Communists in Korea now have a "greater offensive poten- tial" than at any time in the past. Ridgway said too he thinks chances are not bright for an im- mediate cease-fire agreement in Korea. Despite the Red buildup, he pre- dicted that if the Communists try a surprise offensive they will be beaten back with "tremendous losses." On Way to Europe Ridgway is en route from the Far Eastern command to Europe where he will take over the North j Atlantic Treaty forces from Gen, i Dwight D. Eisenhower. From reports the senators gave newsmen, much the same gained acting fame in i in the Clifford Odets Lacy Souvenirs Cops, Coeds Stymie Most College Raids By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The collegiate panty raiders hit again in many sections of the nation last night but coeds and police stymied most of their efforts to filch lacy souvenirs. There were some arrests and a few reports of damage. In "eneral, however, the undie-snatchers seemed somewhat less 0 .boisterous than the thousands of I youths from nearly a dozen schools that joined in the latest college TODAY Good Air Defense Practica craze Monday night: The weird fad, raiding women's dormitories and sorority houses in search of undergarments, started some weeks ago. Authorities have blamed it on sex, simple-minded- ness and just a means of blowing off steam before final examina- tions start. At the University of Saturday, to be iimnstructe an u B jn 1S37 uncommitted. McKeldin, expected Mme had bfien Hnked to head the group as favorite son, vzrious orgamzations labeled reportedly favors Eisenhower. but he denied be- Washmgton's GOP convention at Spokane Saturday will wind up one of the bitterest battles in years for its 24 votes, Eisenhower leaders claim at least 16, but Taft backers predict an even-steven split. Eisenhower partisans expect to get all 22 of Connecticut's GOP delegates to be chosen at a Hart- ford convention May 26-27. Taft backers are frankly pessimistic of their chances. At Austin, the Texas State Su- preme Court had under advisement a suit aimed at deciding which set of contesting delegates should be certified to the May 27 GOP State Convention, Arguments, which end- ed yesterday, involved Taft and Eisenhower forces. Boosters of Taft and Eisenhower were expected to line up in the House on opposite sides of the de- bate opening today on the admin- istration's foreign aid program, Taft has said he would support a bill totaling six billion as subversive, but he denied be- fore the House Committee on Un- American Activities last year that he ever had been a Communist. "I am no he said. "I am no Pink. I am no fellow traveller." The small "Golden Boy" role started Garfield on the road to stardom. Brannan Explains Shortages in Grain Storage By JOE HALL WASHINGTON U) Agriculture Secretary Brannan goes before a Senate committee today to give his a om totaling six uiiuuii views on multimillion-dollar short- the measure already has been I ages uncovered in the government trimmed about a billion in com-1 grain storage program. as ________ is concerned." The Pelican Rapids legislator said he has no desire to create a split in the Republican party, but he made it clear he isn't going to give up his committeeman post without a fight to the finish, Committeeman 16 Years Dunn, who also is majority lead- er of the Minnesota House of Rep- resentatives, has been national committeeman for 16 years. He pointed out that the three na- tional committees resolutions, tional committees resolutions, o{ aU their captured soldiers rules, selected on t an armistice. The lied prisoner of war hospital at Pusan. North Korean Gen. Nam II demanded an accounting of the in- cident in which one prisoner was killed and 85 were injured. The Communists got little faction from Vice Adm. C. Turner Joy, senior Allied delegate. He told the Reds: "The only progressive move your side can make is to inform us when you are ready to consum- mate a cessation of hostilities in Korea by accepting our proposal." The Reds are demanding the re- nia last night 200 policemen and j tion's security. mittees. Eisenhower has said the billion-dollar cut would hurt and any more would endanger the na- Heated questioning by the sen- ators on cases they have been air- ing for the past two months may By JOSEPH AND STEWART ALSOP WASHINGTON Secretary of State Dean G. Acheson has just appointed an impressively disting- uished committee to take a fresh- eyed "new look" at the problems of disarmament and atomic energy control. Dr. J. Robert Oppen- heimer, Dr. Vannevar Bush, Pre- sident John Dickey of Dartmouth, and Allen W. Dulles, of the Central Intelligence Agency, are the men four fire engine companies pre- vented men students from raiding two women's dormitories and a nurses' home. An estimated to youths were in the crowd. chosen to undertake responsibility. grave It is hard to imagine a bigger job, or to name a more imposing committee. It is also hard to think of any major development which has been greeted with such blank disinterest. For both reasons, this attempt at a new "new look" sym- bolizes one of the basic dilemmas of our time. Acheson's decision to name the committee had somewhat diverse origins. On the one hand, a group of leading scientists became deep- ly concerned, a good many months ago, because they thought the atomic armaments race was get- ting out of control. Look Ahead These scientists foresaw the forthcoming explosion of an Am- their forays at Pullman, About also foresaw the eventual explo sion of a Soviet hydrogen bomb. They not unnaturally shrank back from the prospect of a world divid- ed into two vast, contending power groupings, both brandishing -world- weapons. Hence these Does Not Aspire A statement by Eisenhower yes- terday, meanwhile, was measured for campaign significance in the Republican camp. On a farewell produce fireworks. Some cases have involved Twenty-two more rebellious stu-1 visit to The Netherlands, the gen- dents were taken to the police sta- j erai said he does not "aspire" to tion and later released with warn- j the GOP nomination, ings. Sen. John Bricker told a reporter Buckets of Water in Washington that his Ohio col- league, Taft, is sure to become the leged misconduct of Agriculture Department employes; most were concerned with losses on grain and other commodities stored under the farm price support program. Coeds cooled off University of Kansas raiders with buckets of water tossed from upper windows. Several hundred men sought to en- ter two dormitories but only a few got in. Twelve University of Tennessee students were arrested during a wild demonstration. Carloads of students toured the campus area shooting out street lights but no attempt was made to repeat the panty forays of the previous night. Police halted a potential raid at Auburn, Alabama Polytechnic In- stitute, when several hundred stu- dents gathered. About 25 students rushed Photographer Paul Robert- son and Reporter Bill Bates of the Montgomery, Ala., Advertiser, de- stroyed films and told them to get out of town. Two Raiders Arrested Students at Washington State College reported some success in lice force, armed with night sticks destroying weaFUI1o. and tear gas, patrolled the streets scientists among whom Dr. Op-1 but no unusual incidents were re- o ___ mi__ Mnf innnl filinrn nominee if Eisenhower meant he would not actively seek nomina- tion. But Sen. Irving Ives of New York and Sen. Fred Seaton of Nebraska, Eisenhower backers, said the statement does not mean the general will refuse to discuss major issues before the July 7 con- vention at Chicago. Taft's 7-1 delegate victory over Eisenhower in Montana puts him ahead of the general 384 to 339 in the Associated Press tabulation of nation-wide delegate strength. At Montana's Democratic con- vention, also held yesterday at Helena, a 12-vote uninstructed dele- gation was named. Eight votes were uncommitted, two favored Gov. Adlai Stevenson of Illinois and one each favored Sen. Estes Kefauver of Tennessee and Sen, Robert Kerr of Oklahoma. Oldest Wisconsin Democrat Dies at Black River Falls At Columbia, Mo., the entire po-1 BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis al- i the basis of one member from jeach of the 48 states. The dele- gates themselves select that per- son for these national committees. Dunn said he intends to go down the line for the candidate named at the national convention "no mat- ter who he is." have been a Republican all my life and intend to die as a he said. "I haven't any desire to create a split in the Republican party. I have a job as national committeeman and intend to fulfill it to the best of my abil- ity. It pays no salary, but it's a job that must be done." Dunn Confident Dunn said he was confident he has enough support from through- out the state to win the post again. Etzell also claims ne has sufficient strength to unseat Dunn. The veteran politician said he had calls from people all over the state pledging their support to him. The split between the governor and Dunn came into the open yes- in the event of an armistice. The Allies say that more than half the Red prisoners refuse to re- turn to Red ruio. The United Na- tions Command refuses to force them to go back. To Meet Again The truce delegations will meet again tomorrow at 11 a.m. (9 p.m. Wednesday Joy, who goes to Panmunjom As amended by the group, the tomorrow lor the last time, gave legislation would strip the Wage Nam II a stern lecture. He ac- Stabilization Board of authority to cused the Reds of "crass hypoc-1 intervene in labor disputes, as it .1 .__! ir> Jn n e-t Tf UJmilfl Committee Near Decision on Wage, Price Bill By G. MILTON KELLY WASHINGTON bill to con- tinue wage-price controls until next March 1 and rent and credit con- trols until June 30, 1953, comes to a vote today in the Senate Banking Committee. risy" and "childish distortions" in riSy ilJlU. U1OLW4 W-fii-s U.1LI MJJJV negotiations on exchange of pris- make the WSB a body representing the public in general its present membership gives equal represen- tation to the public, labor unions oners. Joy has been appointed superin- tendent of the US. Naval Acad- emy at Annapolis. Nam II seized on the Pusan riots to raise anew charges that the Al- lies committed "acts of terror" and murder in handling Red captives. "I would seriously warn your side here that your side must bear the full and absolute responsibility for the consequences of the acts of terror and murder against our captured personnel which are evi- and industry. Before the committee today was a new controversy over a move by Sen. Fulbright (p-Ark) to hook on- to the anti-inflation measure a re- vision of the Walsh-Healey Labor and uunn came inio uie open jes- .c v----- me lan.i pnue terday when Dunn issued a state- j dently being brewed by your side, Sen. Kern who has de- his version of a meet-1 the Red general declared manded that Brannan resign as a ing last Thursday. Dunn, the gov- j The Army said the ftght result of the disclosures, told ajernor, Etzell and Edward Thode at Pusan erupted when fanatical reporter it would take more than of General Mills, Inc., were at the Reds serving as hospital orderlies j... defied orders to leave the com- ,j can spend on defense and foreign Fulbright's amendments would LH permit the Labor Department to fix minimum wages and other es a lei. Ijc working conditions in plants hold- believed Ridgway should be given ing government contracts. The fifth He minted a full day to quiz the secretary. four-hour session. Department Accused Dunn said the other three asked LJlian actiu LUC Sen. Aiken ranking Re- him to step aside in favor of Et- publican of the Agriculture Com mittee, has accused the depart- ment of a "coverup job on steal- ing." He said he wanted to ex- amine Brannan about it. zell. Dunn said he was not going to be forced to withdraw. In his version, Etzell said Dunn gave the governor an ultimatum 'to remove all opposition to Dunn, Wash, 'ive housing units and picked up undies in four. Coeds drenched some with water and two raiders were arrest- ed. wnuui J-M. vp- uut yuaituu penheimer is reported to have been ported. The local National Guard Ho wag active launched a new look at the unit also stood by. The mobiliza- Aresj _____ n-Cf nr> iifrvmOrt OT __ John J. Clune, who claimed to be Wisconsin's oldest Democrat, died yesterday at a nursing home here. ijptive launcncu A iuun. LIU. i -v. atomic energy problem on their i tion was ordered after women at nitiativey P Stephens and Christian Colleges The effort of the scientists, and the University of Missouri re- which was conducted at a high ceived anonymous telephone calls level inevitably tended to drag i that another raid was planned, the whole grim skeleton of atomic i Damage estimated at thousands energy out of the closet. Mean- tho fhrpp while, on the other hand, the Am- WILllGp UiJ erican policy makers were also runnuig into trouble in the United Nations Disarmament Commission. Began Last Year The trouble began last year, whcr. President Tinman announced Uiat we would make a bold new proposal to the U. N., and Secre- (Continued on Page 14, Column 5) ALSOPS of dollars was caused at the three schools during a wild series of raids Monday night. Minor damage to women's quar- ters was reported during a foray for flimsies at the University of Washington in Seattle. Other demonstrations last night occurred at Kansas State College, Temple, West Virginia University and the Universities of .Arizona, Georgia and Alabama. A resident of Merrillan until taken ill nine months ago, Clune was an active worker in the Democratic party for many years although he never held public office. One of six brothers who worked as railroad engineers, Clune spent 57 years in the employ of the North Western Road prior to his retire- ment in 1926. He went to work for the railroad as a boy of 13, driving a team of mules on construction projects. Surviving are one son, John, Merrillan, and one daughter, Mrs. Mary Stockwell, St. Paul, Minn. Funeral services will be Saturday at Eau Claire. Mrs. Ann Davidson, 38-year-old British widow stands on bow of her 23-foot Bermudaian-rig yacht, The Felecity Ann, shortly be- fore sailing from Plymouth, England, Sunday in second attempt to cross the Atlantic Ocean. The sailor-author plans to sail alone to Madeira, thence to Casablanca, and the West Indies, and then to Flori'da. (AP Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald) defied orders to leave the com- pound for transfer elsewhere. Hypocrisy Charged Joy told Nam: "Your side continues to display crass hypocrisy on the prisoner of war issue. Never before in modern history has a belligerent displayed less regard for the rights and welfare of prisoners of war. "If our refusal to use force to deliver to you prisoners of war who oppose returning to your side results in delay in the attainment of an armistice, then make the most of it. Our stand in this issue is firm and final." On Red handling of captured Al- lied personnel, Joy asked a series of questions: "Have Red POW camps been open to neutral benevolent soci- eties? Have the Reds agreed to exchange seriously sick and in- jured prisoners? Have the Reds restored to POW status un- accounted captured -Allied soldiers? "You have Joy told Nam II. For the first time, Nam accused the Allied command of violating the United Nations Charter by us- ing violence against Allied-held prisoners. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and Vicinity Partly cloudy tonight and Thursday. Light local showers and a little warmer tonight. Somewhat cooler Thurs- day. Low tonight 52, high Thursday '0. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 74; minimum, 50; noon, 71; precipitation, none; sun sets tonight at 7.32; sun rises to- morrow at 4.34. Additional weather on Page 17. did in the steel case. It also would Act. ground apparently was covered in the two meetings. However, the senators stirred by the Koje Island incidents, question- ed him at some length about the prisoner of war situation. Senator Bridges quoted Ridgway as saying fanatical Com- munists in U. N. camps have -com- mitted atrocities and conducted reign of terror against other pris- oners. Flew Own Flags "The general confirmed that bodies have been found in these Bridges told reporters. He said that in a closed door session with senators Ridgway also said it was true that Communist POWs flew Red flags and had their own telephone lines inside the camps. Bridges said Ridgway expressed confidence, however, that rebel- lious and defiant Communist pris- oners of war can be put under control. Ridgway, former commander of U. N. forces in the Far East, talked with senators for about two hours. While this meeting was going on, it was announced that Ridgway will address a joint meeting of the Senate and the House at a.m. CST tomorrow. Bridges, a member of the com- mittee, said he wanted to question Ridgway about (1) the Red prison- ers-of-war uprising on Koje Island; (2) the military situation in Korea; (3) whether truce negotiations should continue; (4) his estimate of his new European command, I and (5) how much this country AFL and CIO have denounced the proposals. Sen. Humphrey chair- man of a Senate labor subcommit- tee, announced he will ask the Senate to knock out the Fulbright amendments if the banking com- mittee approves them, and to refer them to his group for study. The banking committee, beaded by Sen. Maybank sched- uled debate and a vote on the amendments at a closed door ses- sion today before voting on the measure itself. A favorable majority would send the bill to the Senate floor for what promises to be stormy debate involving the whole vast controls program and administration hand- ling of the steel strike. Elling A. Knution of St. Paul, 55, was appointed by Gov. An- derson to succeed Leonard Lindquist, resigned, on Minne- sota's Railroad and Warehouse Commission. A state employe of 27 years' standing, Knut- son had been the commission's assistant bus and truck super- visor. (Associated Press Photo) aid, Urgei Fifth Star Bridges also told a reporter he jelieved Ridgway should be given a temporary fifth star. He pointed out that the general has replaced two five-star Gen. Douglas MacArthur in Japan, and now Gen. Dwight D.' Eisenhower in Europe. In NATO, Ridgway will be out- ranked by two of his deputies, British Field Marshal Bernard L. Montgomery and French Field Marshal Alphonse Juin. The senator said he would ask Ridgway about policies. in treat- ment of Communist prisoners of war in Korea that led to the much- criticized events on Koje Island. Bridges demanded a Senate in- vestigation after one U.S. general was captured by the Red prisoners and another signed an agreement with them to release the first. The agreement later was repudiated by Gen. Mark Clark, Ridgway's Far East successor. Bridges said Army Secretary Pace had promised the Senate committee a full report on this from Clark, possibly by Thursday. Sen. Cain in a sep- arate interview, said he served as an assistant chief of staff under Ridgway in "every airborne opera- tion in Europe" during World War II. McCarthy Ouster Motion Delayed WASHINGTON W) A Senate rules subcommittee today post-, poned to May 29 a decision on its next step in an investigation of charges by Sen. Benton (D-Conn) seeking the ouster of Sen. McCar- thy (R-Wis) from the Senate. Chairman Gillette (D-Ia) an- nounced the group at a brief closed door meeting had called for a new report from its staff on ac- cusations the Connecticut senator has aimed at McCarthy in a reso- lution pending before the group. Gillette said the report will be ready for the May 29 meeting and that the subcommittee then would decide what next step to take.   

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