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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 12, 1952, Winona, Minnesota                              Showers Tonight, Friday Fair And Warmer Chiefs at Mankato 8 Tonight KWNO Dugout Interviews VOLUME 52, NO. 99 FIVE CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY EVENING, JUNE 12, 1952 TWENTY-FOUR PAGES Anderson Enters Governor Race After King Files Denies Special Clique Will Dictate Policy By JACK MACKAY ST. PAUL Gov. C. Elmer An dcrson filed today as a candidate for the Republican nomination for governor. Challenging the governor is State Auditor Stafford King, who filed lor the nomination late yes tcrday. The governor said in a filing statement that he is seeking elcc tion to a full term only with the understanding that "no political clique, no special interests, cr no .selfish-motivated group will dic- tate policy or action. That is as it has been during the eight months of my administration." Anderson served as lieutenant governor six terms, or 12 the longest in the history of the state for that office. lie became governor Sept. 28 when Gov. Luth- er W. Youngdahl accepted appoint- ment as a federal judge in Washing- ton. In Office 20 Yean King is not up for re-election as state auditor this year since his is a four-year term. He does not have to resign the auditorship while making the race. King has been in the state audi- tor's office 20 years, excluding 31 months military service in World War II. In filing yesterday King said: "I am convinced that govern- ment efficiency can be increased and taxes reduced; that law en forcement can be strengthened ant conservation extended. Additiona facilities for care of our dependents can be' had under leadership of a united Republican party which wil return the right of self-governmenl to the people." Anderson said that since he be- came governor "I have encount- ered many problems. I have tried to solve them as I thought you would want me to. Ike Tells Opposition To Dividing Germany Gov. C. Elmer Anderson, right, officially tossed his hat into the political ring today at St. Paul when he filed for the Re- publican nomination for governor. Fixing up the governor's filing fee records is Arnold Ganrud, elections expert in the Sec- retary of State's office. (AP Wircphoto lo The Republican-Herald) )ewey Rule Helps Delegate Contests Will Be Cut to 18 By D. HAROLD OLIVER WASHINGTON of Sen. Robert A. Taft are laughing p their sleeves these days. It's about a rule put through in the 1044 Republican national con- Billions Asked for 111 ilitary Bases String of Bases Provided for Air Command Forces By RUSSELL BRINES WASHINGTON un -Administra- tion leaders open n fight loday to get the House In accept unchanged a military building vention controlled by the forces of Gov. Thomas E. Dewcy, long a program for next year. Taft rival. The rule stipulates that j '''he measure covers over 273 only seating contests affecting del-1 Projects at home and abroad, in- egatcs-at-largc may be presented eluding strategic but secret air- to the convention for settlement. "Plans have been made and ac- tion has been taken for improve- ment of the penal system, ad- vancement of the mental health reorganization of public institutions and other departments of government, increased efficien- cy and courtesy in government, application of good business ad- ministration and principles and de- velopment of business and indus- try in Minnesota. New Era "I firmly believe we are in a new era in the Anderson said. "It is not dominated by any person or faction and is open to receive the expression of the people. I want to do what I can to work on the party team to elect the candidates nominated at the national convention, whoever they may be." Gov. Anderson stressed that much remains to be achieved in Ihe various phases of state gov- ernment. He said there arc further opportunilies for improvement Some Steel Mills To Reopen, Make Defense Goods BULLETIN WASHINGTON HouJe committee voted down 15 to 10 today proposal ttiit Preildent Truman be empowered to seize operate struck iteel milli. WASHINGTON UR Union and management officials get together with government chiefs today to )lan the reopening of a few strike- bound steel plants to produce weap- ons for U. S. troops fighting in Korea, On Capitol Hill, the Senate faced new moves to arm President The rule was nol strictly adhered to in lhe convention which gave the New York governor a second presidential nomination. But Sen. Taft has indicated he will insist on its application at the coming convention in Chicago, If he does and is upheld in com- mittees expected to be dominated by Taft supporters, the contests i between him and Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower over 77 delegates from five southern states would be re- duced to embrace just 18 delegates each from Georgia, Louisi- ana and Mississippi, and six from Texas. Ike Would Benefit Otherwise, the scrap would Mississippi five, and Texas Mus two district delegates from Virginia. Eisenhower would be cx- Jcctcd to benefit more from this woader field of contention, since raft forces largely Control the far-flung plants back into operation for other defense needs and the civilian economy. Urged to Us. T-H Four times in two days lhe Sen- ate has rejected by top-heavy margins proposals to give Truman the seizure powers he asked, voting instead to request him to invoke the Tail-Hartley Act's anti-strike injunction provisions. The President has told Congress "this would be grossly but he was reported ready lo comply if the House also tells him Taft- Hartlcy is its answer to the strike. Truman contends that there is no guarantee the workers would tee machinery which are supposed to settle district delegate contests. The deadline for filing notice of contests with the secretary of the national committee is 20 days or and progress and that many citi- obey the Taft-Hartley Act's 80-day tens have encouraged him to be- j strike ban. tome a candidate for election as j Sen. Robert A. Taft of Ohio, co- governor to continue the work al- wady undertaken. King said he was not personally interested in the internal organ- ization or leadership of any pojit- ical party but was a "Republican pledging my support to regular Re- publican nominees, both state and national." author of the law, has called that statement an invitation to the 000 striking CIO steclworkers to defy an injunction. opening. That is next Monday. None had been filed up to today, but inquiries of the rival slate leaders in the five states developed replies that their notices will take in district as well as al-large dele- gates, leaving a legal as well as personal battle for the national convention. The delegate contests this year are of great importance since the could swing the presidential nomi- nation to cither of the two leading contenders. The Associated Prest tabulation of delegates lists 484 favoring Taft to 301 for Eisenhow- er, 130 favoring five others and j 208 uncommitted or in dispute. A fields throughout lhe world. Chairman Vinson (D-Ga) of the Armed Services Committee said the construction program had been cut to the point of serious risk in order to get congressional sup- port. Congress approved about 5w billion dollars last year. Vinson said original Pentagon es- timates called for six billion dol- lars this year. Three New He said the bill provided for only three new projects and lhe rcsl were bases already being built or expanded to provide fighting forces with facilities to match their in- creased strength. The bill is the last regular au- thorization measure for domestic and foreign military expenditures scheduled for this session of Con- gress. The House already has cut the defense budget by more than 10 per cent and the foreign aid bill by 12.8 per cent. The construction measure would approve for the Air Force the Army and the Navy for the year beginning July l. The measure only authorizes the amounts. Appropriations must be voted separately. Top Legislation Vinson said in a speech prepared for the House that lhe bill may well be the most important piece of legislation this session. The reason, he said, is that the military buildup would lose strength without comparable ex- pansion of airfields, military and naval bases and training camps. A committee report underlined the point by stressing the impor- tance of about RoproicnUtlvaj Of 15 United States and Canadian railroads were on hand to Inspect this new type railroad passenger car shown in Detroit, Mich., today by the Chesapeake and Ohio railroad. One-third of the usual coach length, the 31.foot low slung cur has wheels on only one end. The wheel- less end nttiKhes to the car abend. The cur floor is feet closer to the ground Ihan the usual couch. The roof is three feet lower. (AP Wire- photo to The Republlcnn-Ilernld) Escaped N. Y. Convict Stabs Girl to Death Congress Cool To Neutral Check at Koje By JOHN CHADWICK A proposal to invite neutral military leaders to observe the. treatment of Com- j munisl prisoners of war on strife-j the child." CARMKL, escaped convict, making a desperate effort to seize a gclawny cur, stabbed a 9-year-old girl hostage to death yesterday us police closed in on him. Hit by three police bullets, the [convicl surrendered and was taken 10 a hospital. His little victim, stabbed with butcher knife as her mother looked on helpless, died an hour later. The slayer, Donald Snyder, 25, of Cunastota, N.Y., gave warning of his desperalion and cried: "If you come near me, I'll stub Wage, Price Controls Voted By Senate WASHINGTON Ml The Semite today passed legislation extending wage, price and rent controls through next Feb. 28, H includes Advice Not Accepted at Yalta Parley Reveals 150-Mile Retreat at Orders Of Politicians NEW YORK Dwight D. Eisenhower said lodiiy hi; opposed the division of Germany into Hep- uriitu 'amen tin; cm) of tlie war and also wns ngiiinsl isolating Berlin. Hi; imide UK- statement in an- swer lo o.ueslions put lo him by of the New Jersey Re- publican delegation. also said (Jiut he did not participate in either the Ynlla or Polfidam conferences mid'thnt his mJvice was not accepted on ihe decisions taken there, A delegate nshed directly wheth- er the establishmenl of the line of dcmitrcalion between the Allied and Russian iirmlc.i in Germany was Klscnhower'rt decision. "J WHS opposed to Die division of Germany into separate he snld. "That wus one of the of tidvice thai wns not accepted." The delegate then nuked who did establish llu; zones, and isola- tion of Berlin us n purlially Allied city wilhi.'i Soviet, zone. European Advisory Com- mission met in ixindon in 1044, us I Eisenhower Hiiid. "This commission look these actions. Lnler, 1 understood they were ap- proved at Yalta. "As noon the armistice signed, we were directed get buck into our own as rapidly as possible. Wo were forced to fe- treat I3o miles after the had been attacking as far down us we liad to go buck to Oifi line picked by the The general also was asked whether he participated in Ihe Yal- ta and Potsdam conferences. torn Koje Island got a mixed re- I a provision requesting that Presl-isald emphatically, "J did not. r 1.11.1.1. lint. LUC 1 action in Congress today. The sug- fnvf and rj ll'livi (O nursillirlp Knvrlnr In OIXCJ HlTJKe. use the Taft-Hartley decision on their final seating nearly half the total- earmarked prove'effective could swinf Ihf! nresir nnmi- gestion by Sen. Richard B. Russell endorsed by Presi- dent Truman. Some Democratic senators said it. would offset Communist propa- ganda about the "mistreatment" of Red prisoners. But Repub- licans, if not hostile to the idea, expressed skepticism that it would tried to persuade Snyder to release the child, Betty Lou Arnold. As he talked, he sidled up closer and fired, hitting Snyder. The convict then plunged the knife into the lhiiA iiitm t. The measure would continue1 for one June 30, ]Ms- credit controls and govern- llttle girl's abdomen. s broad powers lo ration Williams fired two more shots, materials Ui private- Senate leaders drove to dispose j majority or 604 will be need- of the whole issue, and get a final cd to win. Thirteen delegates re- vote by nightfall on a bill to con-1 main to be selected. tifiue the anti-inflation Defense Pro- duction Act, with which it has be- Other filings included: J. Arthur come so tightly intertwined. Benson, St. Cloud, Republican nomination for Congress, sixth dis- trict. R. E. Barren, Wadcna, district judge, to succeed himself, from seventh judicial district. E. W. (Wally) Lund, Duluth, and Elling A. Knutson, St. Paul, Re- publicans, state railroad and ware- When steel industry negotiations house commission. Spotlight on Houte This will shift the spotlight to the House, whose banking com- mittee is drafting its own version of the extension bill. The Defense Production Act, which provides the basis for wage, price and rent eon- 1944 Rule Recalled The rule by which the 1944 and 1D18 conventions operated but which the 1952 convention could "All contesU arising in any state electing district delegates by dis- trict conventions, shall be decided by its state convention, or if the collapsed last Monday night, both Oscar L. Lund, former Minne- industry and union agreed to re- apolis alderman, railroad and enough plants to produce the warehouse commissioner, against Istccl needed for the Korean fight- trols, expires at midnight June 30, convention shall not meet 'prior to the national convention, then by its state committee; and only contests affecting delegatcs- aMarge shall be presented to the Knutson for the four-year term, Republican ticket. Koscie Marsh, St. Paul, secre- tary of state, DFL. Walter Jorgenson, Minneapolis alderman, railroad and warehouse commissioner, DFL. Mrs. Peder P. Schmidt, Brook- lyn Center, covernor. Republican. James Youngdale, Benson, Con- gress, seventh district, DFL. Edward Slettedahl. St. Paul, high school teacher, U. S. Senate, Republican. E. Luther Melin, Minneapolis, associate justice of the State Su- preme Court against Justice Frank T. Gallagher. Elmer 0. Stovern, Long Prairie, for lieutenant governor, Republi- can. Stovern is former chief of the State Crime Bureau. August Scramstad, Minneapolis, for governor, Republican. Drivers Lose Privileges MADISON (.fl Driving privi- leges of persons were sus- pended or revoked during the first five months of 1952, the Motor Ve- hicle Department reported today. The total includes drivers whose licenses were revoked for 12 months because of a major of- fense. ing. Truman told Congress this might help some, but wouldn't sat- isfy all defense needs. A 17-man group, including eight government officials, was meeting with John R. Steelman, Truman's assistant, to work out details of the steel-for-Korea plan. Keith Brown Hurt While Digging Well FAIRMONT, Minn. K. M. Brown, S3, mayor of Fairmont and widely known in Minnesota Ma- sonic circles, was injured in an unusual well-drilling accident yes- terday at Winnebago, Minn. Brown, who operates a well drilling company, was injured when a heavy cable he was lower- ing into a well looped around his arm and threw him to the ground. Doctors at Rochester were ex- amining his arm today to learn toe extent of his injury. Brown was grand master of Minnesota's Masons in 1950. for American airfields abroad. Most of them are classified as military secrets. These fields, the report said, are "part of the investment which has been made in our atomic weapons program." It said no purpose will be served "if we develop the best and largest quantity of atomic One senator told a reporter he feared it might be taken as an admission of weakness, President Truman suggested in a letter to Secretary of Defense Lovctl yesterday that military men from five neutral nations be aslied to visit Korea to see at first hand how Communist prisoners weapons but fail to provide the are treated by United Nations Air Force adequate facilities" for national That Taft will be challenged if he seeks to apply this rule to the biggest southern delegation in test, Texas' 38, was emphasized last Friday by H. J. (Jack) Porter, Texas Eisenhower leader. Porter said, "All delegates in Texas are chosen at large by vote of both the Republican and Demo- cratic parties at their respective state conventions. So the rule does not apply to the Texas delegation." The rival factions are expected to line up this way in taking their contests before the national com- mittee, credentials committee, and hen the convention itself. basing and servicing bombers and fighters abroad. Steamship Line Dispute Settled WASHINGTON govern- forces. Advincid Idea Russell, chairman of the Senate Armed Services committee and a candidate for the Democratic pres- idential nomination, advanced the idea in a call at the White House two days ago. Truman forwarded Russell's memorandum to Lovell with the comment that the proposal had a lot of merit. 'It seems lo the Prcsldenl wrote, "thai it would be well to and Snyder gave up the fight, Williams drove the school bus that brought Hetty Lou home late yesterday. The little girl, daughter of a duslry. The present controls law expires June 30. The vote on passage wns 58 lo parlicf puled in no political cltflons of the war, "I gave my opinions voluntarily on one or two things, bin they weren't accepted." Earlier Gov. Frederick G. of Maine conferred with the cimdi- Jale for the Republican presldcn- linl nomination. Payne said he thinks Eisenhower "can swamp, the convention and xwamp the prosperous hardware merchant, I '''llc' Senate bill now goes lo Ihe was crossing the lawn to join her I House. The House Hanking Corn- young sister and another child I miltee already is working on u con- when Snyder emerged from behind trols bill'of its own. a bush. He walked to the house and told Mrs, Snyder: "I'm an escaped convict. The cops are after me. I'm not fooling, want you to let me in here o- I'll take your The mother screamed to the children: "Run, Two of Jiem ran, but Snyder seized Lou. Williams, seeing Snyder grab the child, drove away lo gel his gun. Mrs. Arnold ran toward }hone, Snydcr kicked open th louse door, dragged Belty Lou jnt .he kitchen and grabbed the butch er knifo. He told the woman: "I want yo Truman had asked for a two- year extension of all control pow- ers. Hut Senate was not will- ing lo go thai far; many members argued that inflationary pressures were on the wane. The bill continues the Wage Stabilization Board (WS1J) with a three-way membership represent- ing the public, industry and labor but its dispute-settling powers are renlrlclcd.' WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and vicinity Mostly cloudy, local tonight. Kri- diiy generally f.-ilr and warmer. Low tonight fio, high Friday 85. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at vt m. today: Maximum, 7fi; minimum, 59; noon, flfl; precipitation, J2; nun sets tonight HI sun riacB to- morrow at Additional weather on Page 20. mcnt and lhe R. Stanley Dollar Sweden, Switzerland India to dnvo me to Nflw tcrcsts loday selllcd their five-yea _ I thrm miiuc court fight over control of the Bi Dollar steamship line. Terms of the settlement pro vide: 1. The controlling slock interes in the line claimed by both wil be put up at public sale at any price above cash. 2. The winner on sealed bids gct the 92 per cent block of stock and the government and the Dollar interest will divide the proceeds 3. If the public sale fails to bring a bid of or more, the stock will be divided equally be- Iween the government and the Dollar interest. German Cardinal Dies MUNICH, Germany Cordmal von Faulhaber, Archbis- hop of Munich and Freising and dean of the German Roman Cath- olic clergy, died today. He 83. Soviets Extend Security Measures Around Berlin BERLIN The Soviet Zone government decreed today an ex- tension of its shoot-to-kill security measures to include the border around Berlin as well as the fron- tier with West Germany. An order signed by Communist boss Walter Ulbricht, deputy prime minister, directed the state secur- ,ty police to "extend generally" the measures begun at first on the interzonal frontier to "hinder the entrance of diversionists, spies and terrorists in the territory of the German Democratic Republic." It provided sentences of at least two years in jail for violators "unless they are not liable for higher punishment under other regulations." The death penalty is already provided for major vio- lators of a catch-all Communist law "for protection peace." Pakistan and Indonesia to send military men lo Korea lo take a look at the situation and see what really is happening." Sen. Robert Kerr of Oklahoma, Democratic presidential nomina- tion, promptly called ii "an ex- cellent suggeslion." He lold a rc- poricr it would give representa- tives of other nations an oppor- tunity lo find out "lhe falseness of Communist propaganda and to brand it as such." Similar comments were made by Sen. Fulbright (D-Ark) and 5en, Moody Moody said he was glad "to see the American government taking more initiative "or counteracting false propa- ganda." Many Report! But Sen. Bridges (R-NH) took the view that "we don't need rep- resentatives of other nations to go here and tell us if we are con- ducting the prison camps proper- y." Bridges, GOP floor leader in the senate and top Republican on Rus- ell's Armed Services Committee, aid all kinds of reports already ave been received and "each day dds some new phase to the dis- raceful conditions on. Koje." "The only trouble with American nd U.N. supervision there is that hey have been too lenient and ave compromised their than 50 miles away. As Snydcr held the knife clos to the child, her mother led them to the cellar garage and they go into the family car. While Mrs, Arnold stalled fo time, Williams arrived with hit gun. He and State Trooper Ray mond Scsrrachio, summoned bj neighbors, sought to rescue lhe child. Snydcr, who was serving a 2W-5 year term in Green Haven Slate Prison for auto theft, had Tuesday, Pulman Counly Disl. Ally. Fred A. Dickinson said a murder charge against Snyder would be presented lo a grand jury tomorrow, Body Found in Wrecked Car Near Chippewa Falls CHIPPEWA FALLS The body of a 21-year-old rural Cornell youth was found at noon yesterday in his wrecked automobile in a ditch beside Highway 64 near here. Victim of the crash was Robert P. Pctska, of Rt, 2, Cornell. Traffic of- ficers said the youth apparently had been dead about 12 hours and that the wrecked car was almost invisible from the highway in a wooded, iwampy Donald Snyder, 25, is removed from an ambulance at Mahopae, N. hospital, An escaped convict, waking a desperate effort to seize a getaway car, he stabbed a 9-year-old girl hostage to death police closed in on him. The child, Betty Low Arnold, died her mother watched, (AP Wirephoto to The HepubUctn. Herald)   

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