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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 22, 1952, Winona, Minnesota                              Fair, Not So Coo) Tonight; Saturday Warmer Plan u Vote in Primaryv" VOLUME 52, NO. 159 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, FRIDAY EVENING, AUGUST 22, 1952 EIGHTEEN PAGES Robert E. Smylie, attorney general of Idaho, presents Dwight D. Eisenhower a sample of Idaho's best-known before the Republican presidential nominee starts his lunch in Boise, Idaho. Seated at the table are (left to Gov, Arthur B. Langlie of Wash- ington; Ike; Gov. Len Jordan of Idaho, and Gov. Earl Warren of California. (AP Wirephoto) TODAY Future Dark in Europe Ike and Nixon Back McCarthy Jy JOSEPH and STEWART ALSO? biggest skel- j etons the next president will find in the White House cupboard can be summarily described in two sen- tences. The United States and the West are now growing stronger, but the Soviet Empire is building upj its military power even more rapid- ly. There is no reason for imme- diate alarm, but there are grave reasons to be alarmed about the future. The best-reason is the fact that the atomic field is the most signifi- cant area of change. Soviet output of atomic weapons is massive and increasing. The Soviets are rapidly expanding and improving their means of delivering these weapons to American targets. American air defenses are conspicuously weak. And the Soviet air defense in depth By JACK BELL WASHINGTON Richard M. Nixon of California said today both he and Gen. Dwight D. Eisen- endorsing Mc- Carthy's views. Nixon, the GOP vice presidential nominee, told a reporter he and Eisenhower, the presidential can- didate, will back all Republican Senate and House nominees in an effort to gain GOP control of Con- gress in November. But Nixon added: "I want to make it clear that in supporting any particular candi- date neither I nor Gen. Eisenhower will endorse the views or the meth- ods of Republican.candidates which happen to be different from our own. Room for Differences "We recognize that in both the Republican and Democratic par- ties there is and should be room for individuals who have differing views on key issues." Nixon said both he and Eisen- ihower had stated their views on what Nixon described as "so- I called McCarthyism." Democrats Shave criticized McCarthy for mak- jing what they called irresponsible [Communists-in- government charges. On the point of "so-called Mc- MINOCQUA Wis. (.-Pi Adlai E. jCarthyism, Nixon said he and Stevensdn, appearing rested and I Eisenhower favor a "fair, sane Adlai Leaves Resort Today After Rest has already, by official admission, j rendered the B-36 andlj is being continuously and vigorous- ly strengthened. Tough By 1955 relaxed, will leave his secluded and effective program of investi- campaign. Wisconsin vacation re- gation of all the charges that have and plunge into 'been made and removal from the government payroll of those who are a threat to national The Democratic presidential nominee has charted a bulging By 1955, in other words, the Sov- iets may be able to attack this country with crippling effect, while schedule of speeches starting next we may be unable to launch an ef- week. ,_ nt-4-fisilr Tn ftTi fective counter-attack. This terri- ble situation need not arise. The In New York Aug. 27-28, he is slated to speak before the Ameri- technological advances of the last jean Legion, the Democratic State year can prevent it from arising, j Convention and the convention of But what is needed is no mere the Liberal party of New York. ounce of prevention. What needs to be done is likely to prove both drastic and unpleasant. So much has already been sug- gested in a previous report on the real issues confronting the country, which are not being discussed in the current presidential campaign. But there are other issues not being mentioned, other vast problems which the next president must also solve. For instance, when the new president enters the White House, he will be overwhelmed by a posi- tive avalanche of skeletons from the cupboard where they keep the problems of our allies. For these problems, the situation of our major ally, Britain, can serve as a convenient symbol. Very few people in this country seem to have noticed it; but Bri- tain has only narrowly avoided total bankruptcy this summer. It was a very close shave. A final, disastrous run on sterling was barely averted, with the assistance of heavy infusions of American-aid dollars. And this close shave has already produced certain truly rad- ical results. Outlook for Britain On the one hand, the British policymakers and most of their op- posite numbers have just about abandoned hope of getting Britain on an even economic keel on the present basis of affairs. The fever, they say, did not kill the patient this time, but the disease itself has riot been cured and cannot be cured without new remedies. Among the remedies being vaguely and rather nervously discussed are liberalization of American tariff policy to permit Britain to export more to this country; and an An- glo-American stabilization fund to maintain a better dollar-sterling relation. It is hard to imagine two projects more likely to arouse Con- gress. By the same token, the spring and summer economic crisis has forced the Churchill government to take a new look at the British de- fense program. This has led into a new look at the plan for West Euro- pean defense elaborated by Gen. Eisenhower. Together with many Air Force planners here, the British now be- lieve that the NATO program must be revised. They want more em- phasis on air power, more empha- sis on new weapons, and a reduced call for naval power and ground divisions in the line. Forces so bal- anced, the British say, will be both better and cheaper. It is hard to imagine anything more likely to arouse the French, Germans and other continental allies than this (Continued on Page 3, Column 8.) ALSOPS And for his campaign kickoff on Labor Day, he is planning five speeches in Michigan. Besides a major speech at noon in Detroit, he will deliver brief talks at Grand Rapids, Flint, Pon- Nixon added: "We believe that such an in- vestigation must be -conducted in such a way that the rights of innocent individuals will be recog- nized and adequately protected." The vice presidential candidate said neither he nor Eisenhower has had the opportunity to look into McCarthy's charges and there- fore neither had criticized "Mc- Carthy's views and methods." "I don't intend to comment on his methods or charges until I know the Nixon declared. He said he plans to enter Wis- Ships Collide Of (Southern California Heavy Fog Reported All Along Coast LONG BEACH W The Swedish motorship Stratus collided with the American ship S. S. Coos Bay off the Southern California coast ear- ly today. Coast Guard headquarters said the Swedish vessel radioed that part of the Coos Bay crew had taken to lifeboats but some men remained aboard. There was no report of casualties. The Stratus reported its bow stove in above the water line. It said the Coos Bay had a large hole in the port side and may be taking water. No medical assistance was asked. In Radio Contact Radio contact with the cargo ves- sel came more than an hour after the Coast Guard first received a message on the distress frequency saying only, "Colliding with Amer- ican ship called Coos Bay, position seven miles west of Anacapa Is- land.'- The later message corfect- ed the position to six miles east of the island. That would be offshore from Ven- tura, Calif. Heavy fog was reported all along the coast. When communication was re- newed, the Stratus reported it had sent its lifeboats alongside the damaged American vessel but re- maining members of the crew re- fused'to come aboard. The Stratus asked for two tugs which are be- ing dispatched from here and said it will stand by until tugs arrive. Converted LST The Coos Bay is a converted LST i of tons net used to haul lum- 'ber. The Stratus is listed as tons net. The Coast Guard immediately dispatched ships from here and from Santa Barbara. The latter was expected to reach the general area about 4 a.m., PDT. The cutter Morris from Long Beach was not expected to arrive until'two hours later. The Marine Exchange identified the type of ships involved and es- timated the Stratus would carry a crew of from 20 to 30 men and the Coos Bay from 10 to 15. Stratus was headed from San Francisco to Los Angeles Harbor en route to Brisbane, Australia. The Coos Bay left San Pedro today bound for Coos Bay, Ore. tiac, and Hamtramck, a Detroit j consin, but only after the Sept. 9 Lewis Gives ontract otice Marines Poke Through-burned wreckage of a Skyraider attack plane after it exploded on the ranch of W. T, Gilbert, 10 miles from Oceanside, Calif. Marine Capt. H. E. Holland of El Toro Marine Base brought the plane down in a forced landing after the engine caught fire. He jumped from the plane and ran before rockets and other ammunition exploded. Holland is a Korea war vet- eran. He was not injured. (AP Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald. 1 Dead, 65 Hurt In Train-Car Crash at Racine RACINE, Wis. Itfl A high-speed electric Chicago-to-Milwaukee train Public Numb to New Food Price Controls By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Restoration of ceiling price posting in food stores in three widely separated test cities has drawn mixed reactions- from grocers rang- ing from warm support to strong opposition but has left the public apathetic, a spot survey today indicated. ,____0._______________ The Office of Price Stabilization suspended the nationwide program car and jumped the rails July 28 after it had been in effect six months. Early this month it hit a near here late Thursday. The mo- torist was killed and 65 train pas- sengers were injured. Hiram M. Bryant of Waukegan, III., Chicago North Shore and Mil- iwaukee motorman, said his five- was reimposed on the test cities j of Fargo, N. D., Jacksonville, .Fla., j and Fresno, Calif. i The survey showed J support among grocers in Fargo' and strongest opposition in Fres- no. But shoppers in the three ci- suburb. The main address one in which he will discuss his views on labor-management relations and legislation in this field will be I primary in that state. Will Back Candidates Nixon discussed the matter with a reporter after there had been published reports that he would to an open-air audience in Do-j shun McCarthy. troit's Cadillac Square. The talk i Earlier today he had authorized will be at the joint invitation of 1 this statement in reply to those the CIO and AFL and will be tele-1 reports: cast nationally by the Columbia "I am going to assist in the Broadcasting System. j election of Republican members Except for two news conferences, of the House and Senate where- the Illinois governor has remained I ever the opportunity presents, mostly in seclusion since he ar-1 When the voters pick a nominee, rived Tuesday at this sumptuous North Woods lodge on Lake Kawa- guesaga, owned by a Republican friend, Dr. Clark Finnerud of Chicago. He has done a little speech drafting, fishing, boating and just plain loafing. I will accept the decision and abide by it in any state." "I am going to assist in the election of Republican members of the House and Senate wherever the opportunity presents. When the voters pick a nominee, I will (Continued on Page 3, Column 3.) EISENHOWER Gov. Adlai Stevenson, Democratic presidential candidate, works for his dinner by chopping wood at the summer home of Dr. Finnerud at Minocqua, Wis. Stevenson is spending a few days at the Northern Wisconsin resort, vacationing and working on speeches. Dr. Finnerud is from Chicago. (AP Wirephoto) Four New Jets Given Tests on Navy Carriers By VERN HAUGHLAND WASHINGTON UP) The Navy disclosed today that four new jet fighter planes have been given their first tests aboard a carrier. Three of them the single- engine XFJ-2 Fury and F9F-6 Cougar and the twin- engine Chance-Vought F7U-3 are those which Navy Secretary Kimball re- cently described as new Navy planes which will be "better than the Russian MIG." When and if the three are or- dered into production, they will be the first of the Navy's swept- wing carrier-based fighters. They are the first to have low speed stability required for land- ing in limited space, along with the high speed capability that swept-back wings provide. The fourth is the twin-engine, straight-wing F2H-3, a new model of the McDonnell Banshee. All are faster, more maneuverable and more powerful than types now in use. Farewell Tree OSHAWA. Canada A. M. Farewell celebrated her 100th birth- day by planting a tree on the site of "a new United Church. Among many dignitaries attending the ceremony, Mayor Michael Starr congratulated her on behalf of the city council. P WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and Vicinity Fair and not quite so cool tonight. Saturday fair and a little warmer. Low to- night 54, high Saturday 80. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 78; minimum, 53; noon, 70; precipitation, none; sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER (CAA Observations) Max. Temp. 77 at p. m. Thursday. Min. 50 at a. m. today. Noon two miles per hour from southeast, clouds scattered at feet, visi- bility 15 miles, humidity 72 per cent, barometer 30.37 steady. Additional weather on Page 9. car commuter train was traveling i ties paid little attention to the ceil-' at 75 miles an hour when >it hit Price poster and .many were unaware of their existence. the car. "There wa'sh't a chance for me to try to hit the brakes." he said, "We hit him a second after I saw him." One car was flung flat on its side in a field. Two others tilted onto their sides. The other two re- mained upright. The train ripped up several hun- dred feet of tracks and knocked out the line's electric power in that Qualified support for the system i was expressed by grocers in Far-! go, N. D. j Fargo grocers said-it was a full' is, if any controls at all are necessary. They called it the best system used so far, with o few officials interrupting manage- ment. A majority of Fargo store op- II. S. Morality Still Target of Radio Moscow By JOHN A. SCALl WASHINGTON Mos- let loose a fresh blast erators said, however, that few section for three hours, temporari-1 shoppers check the charts any ly stranding thousands of com- j more and "most people appear to muters. I have accepted higher prices." One New York City this time and said crime has reached such a pass there that "it has become extreme- alone in the streets." "Terror is rife" in this nation's Possibility Of Nation-Wide Strike Set Up Agreement Needed To Halt Walkout In September WASHINGTON W) Government officials said today that John L. Lewis has given formal notice that his contracts with the coal industry will expire at the end of Septem- ber. This set up the possibility of a nationwide coal strike at that time. The Taft-Hartley Labor Act re- quires that the government be in- formed of a labor dispute at least 30 days before the work contract expires. Lewis, president of the United Mine Workers Union, gave federal mediators the required notice that, contractors with both the soft and hard coal industry will run out then, these officials said. This it has done before a strike providing no agreement on a new contract is reached by the end of September. The notice was signed by the union's general counsel, Welly Hop- kins. UMW headquarters here said this morning it had no comment on the matter. Lewis has been negotiating off and on since July 24 with Harry M. Moses, president Bitu- minous. Coal Operators Association, and Joseph E. Moody, president of the Southern Coal Producers Asso- elation. His negotiations with. Moody did not start until the be- ginning of this month. Sixty days notice is required be- fore the expiring contracts between the UMW. and the industry can be ended. Lewis gave his 60-day notice to Moses, who bargains for 240 million. tons of coal a year, on July 22. That means he could legally take his Northern soft coal diggers out of the pits about Sept 22. His contract expiration notices to j Moody and the anthracite industry I were given on Aug. 1. Thus Lewis' hard-coal miners i and Southern diggers could not (tract until the end of next month. ULClJ. I w .i j j_! The whose car was I dissenting store owner said the sys-1 
                            

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