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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 2, 1952, Winona, Minnesota Fair, Cooler Tonight, Warmer On Wednesday Plan Now to Vote in Sept. 9 Primary VOLUME 52, 167 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, TUESDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 2, 1952 EIGHTEEN PAGES TODAY McCarthy Issue Hurts Republicans By JOSEPH ALSOP NEW profound na- tional issue that goes by the name of Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy has now come close to producing an open break in the ranks of the Re- publican party. Because of the Mc- Carthy issue, the Wisconsin Repub- lican organization has bluntly ask- ed Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower to cancel a planned and much desir- ed speaking date at Milwaukee Sept. 5. And the general has ac- ceded to this astonishing request. The immediate background is simple enough. In brief, three com- promise measures have been offer- ed to the Wisconsin Republican leader, Tom Coleman, who was Sen. Robert A. Taft's Midwestern manager. These three measures, now rejected, were as follows: First, Coleman's man, the Wis- consin state chairman, Wayne Hood, was named executive direc tor of the Republican National Committee when the committee was reorganized under Eisenhow- er's leadership. This was intended to assure the Wisconsin Republican organization that it would be fully recognized at all times by Gen Eisenhower. Personal Position Second, Gen. Eisenhower took his position on McCarthy personally. Gen. George C. Marshall, whom McCarthy has accused of treason to the United States, stands almost in a father's relationship to Gen. Eisenhower. Gen. Eisenhower could not ignore these facts in honor and it would have been politically idio- tic to try. Hence, the general de- nounced the McCarthy attack on Marshall, and came out strongly against the character assassina tion and witch-hunting which are now, understandably, summed up under the heading of "McCarthy- ism." But having done these things, Gen. Eisenhower also said that he would support McCarthy if the latter was duly renpminated for the senate by the Wisconsin Repub- licans. Third, to avoid any further en- dorsement of McCarthy, Gen, Ei- senhower planned to do his speak- ing in Wisconsin while the senator- ial primary there was still going on. With a hot primary contest in full swing, it would have been obviously improper for the general to choose between the contestants. Until Tuesday evening, the Eisen- hower staff was confidently sched- uling the Sept. 5 date in Milwaukee. The man who brought the word that these conciliatory measures were not good in fact requested Gen. Eisenhower not to come to none other than Wayne Hood, Eisenhower's own appointee to the important na- tional committee executive post. There is no recent precedent for this kind of open flouting of a Pre- sidential nominee by one of his own subordinates representing a state organization. Four Contenders for the title of Miss America posed prettily in Atlantic City, N. J., today as the annual beauty pageant got under way. From left: Joan. Kayne, New York City; Jo Hoppe, Chicago; Jeanne Shores, California, and Gwen Harmon, Alabama. Miss America will be selected Saturday night. (AP Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald) King to Tell Briber's Name If Required fey law ST. PAUL King says he will disclose the name of the man who sought his withdrawal from the Republican governorship race "if it is requested by legal authority." King, present state auditor, was one of a number of candidates making speeches on Labor Day in the home stretch toward the Minne- Mailmen Ask More Than One Delivery Daily NEW YORK Lfl The National Association of Letter Carriers wants Congress to order restora tion of more than one-a-day resi dential mail deliveries. The AFL union, in a resolution unanimously adopted yesterday a the opening session of its 3Sth bi enni.il convention, also rappee Postmaster General Jesse M. Don aldson in a speech just before th union adopted the resolution. "Regardless of whether the Dem ocrats or Republicans win. there i bound to be a change for the bette: the postal Dohert} The Wisconsin story is all of "We are convinced that tb piece, however, with other recent signs and portents. Col. Robert E. McCormick, owner of the Illinois Republican machine, has now call- ed for the formation of an "Amer ican presumably to serve the Republican party as a sort o answer to the problem of what i: wrong is that we need a new post master general." The resolution on mail deliverie asked Congress to act becaus "the career postmaster general ha me nepuuiuau pany uf nothing to_end the vicious re political septic tank, just as Henry mtainpus curtadmen Wallace's Progiessives served the of 19oO _ Democratic party in 1948. Certain working conditicns im former supporters of Sen. Robert A. Taft are trying to run ex-Rep. Hamilton Fish, of all pc-ople, as the "American party's" senate candi- date in New York, to defeat the capable Republican, Irving Ivcs. Finally, Sen. Taft himself has been asking Gen. Eisenhower to surrender to him on several basic issues, as the condition of Taft's active support of the Republican national ticket. Early reports of this unorthodox and highly un-Re- publican activity of "Mr. Republi- can" have been formally denied. None the less, the reports were and are wholly correct. Not Difficult It should not be difficult for Gen. Eisenhower to reassure Sen. Taft about his stand Taft-Hartley I act. As for the other surrender terms, it is impossible to see Gen. Eisenhower can accept Sen Taft's views on the policy. And i would be downright shocking for Gen. Eisenhower to appease Sen Taft by promising to freeze ou Gov. Thomas E. Dewey of New York, who did so much to obtain the nomination for the general. A long projected New York meet- ing between Gen. Eisenhower anc Sen. Taft has now been consider- ably deferred, moreover this sug- gests that Sen. Taft means to be obstinate in demanding the pounds of flesh which cannot be given to him. Behind- these all but incredible phenomena, in turn, is a struggle that has been going on ever since the Republican convention. To put it bluntly, Republican national chairman Arthur Summerfield, Sen. Dirksen of Illinois, Wayne Hood and others in the official Re- publican machine, have been try- ing desperately to get Gen. Eisen- hower to run as a sort of pseudo- Robert A. Taft. In this, they have been seconded by pressure from Illinois, Ohio, Wisconsin and In- diana, seeming organized by Cole- man of Wisconsin, and perhaps (Continued on Page 8, Column 3.) ALSOPS I pairing the health of letter curriers have been caused by the order, the resolution said. Coffee Quells Blaze HURON, S. D. Patrolmen Francis Schwartz and Charles Geyer dropped into a Huron cafe recently and ordered coffee. While there, they looked out a window and saw flames coming from un der the hood of a parked car. The patrolmen grabbed the cof- fee pot, ran outside, and pourec the coffee on the fire. That quench- ed the blaze. Corded Hull, 80-year-old eld- er statesman and former Sec- retary of State, is in critical condition at the Bethseda, Md., Naval Hospital. Hull was ad- mitted to the hospital suffer- ing from what diagnosed as "cerebral thrombosis." sola primary next Tuesday. Last week, King said that some- one had offered him money and other advantages for quitting his race for the post now held by Gov. C. Elmer Anderson, In a talk over a state radio net- work Monday night, the auditor said it had been his experience that a little group of "willful, weal- thy men" had played a large role in controlling programs of both parties for some 20 years. "The recent attempt to force Jny withdrawal emphasizes the lengths to which this group will go to se- cure its King said. "I have not nanv.i and do not want to name the chief spokesman of this group. If requested by legal authority to name him, I will do so. But I think no good can come from Kasson Speech Agenda Forces Official to Quit ROCHESTER, Minn, The president of the National Soil Con- servation Day and Plowing Mat- ches, Inc., resigned Monday nighi because Gov, Adlai Stevenson and Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower speak at the farm event on the same day. Leslie Trapp, farmer near Roch- ester, turned in a letter of resigna- tion saying "I feel that the action of the board meeting of Aug. 25 is contrary to the policies of the district, state and national plowing matches." The board voted 8 to 1 on Aug. 25 to invite Gov. Stevenson, Demo- cratic presidential candidate, to speak Sept. 6, the same day Eisen- hower, the Republican nominee will talk. Ike Increasing Atom War Risk, Truman Charges Raps General as GOP's 'Captive Candidate BY ERNEST B. VACCARO ABOARD TRUMAN TRAIN President Truman openly accused the Eisenhower command today of increasing the risk of atomic war by "talking loosely about lib- erating the enslaved peoples of Eastern Europe." He declared that John Foster Dulles and other "masterminds" of the Eisenhower campaign are playing "cruel, gutter politics with, the lives of countless good men and women behind the Iron Curtain." Truman didn't mention Dulles by name in his foreign policy talk to a railroad station crowd at Park- ersburg, West Va., identifying him only as a Republican "who help- ed in the formulation of our for- eign policy." Cites World Situation Truman then said: "He knows what a precarious situation the world is in. He knows how easy it would be to start a war. But he is perfectly willing to have the Republican party, and the Republican candidate, say things that increase the risk of war, simply in order to get Dulles recently came out of a conference with Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, the GOP nominee, about the future liberation of peo- ples behind the Iron Curtain and the candidate himself voiced his aspirations in an American Le- ;ion speech. Truman demonstrated his abilily to stir up campaign crowds again last night at Milwaukee when he was interrupted 46 times at a la- bor rally where he described Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower as the "lonely, captive candidate" of Re-1 publican "special interests" trying to "hide behind a new face." Urges Defeat of McCarthy j He called for the defeat of Re-! publican Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy and replied to GOP demands for a change at Washington by saying: "It is time for a change from the big life from the brazen Re- publican efforts to falsify history, to smear and ruin innocent indi- viduals, to trample the basic liber- ties of American people." Stopping for 55 minutes this morn- ing in Cincinnati, home town of Sen. Taft, the President praised Clean Up Capital Mess, Ike Urges Republican Presidential Nominee Dwight Eisenhower is greeted by Elbert Tuttle, left, Ge- orgia's GOP chairman, on arrival in Atlanta, Ga., today at the start of a whirlwind Southern tour. In the center is Gov. Herman Talmadge. (AP Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald) the Republican leader as being B-36 Destroyed In Storm at Carswell Base FT. WORTH, Tex. of the past six years. He pointed Air Force Base was a shambles j out that there was no swine show, today after a windstorm last night f. Prime drawing card, and. that J thnro wnc Q inriHonrp nf Fair Successful Even With Low Attendance ST. PAUL score of 4-H club members today were toting home awards won in the Labor Day finale of the Minnesota State Fair. President Ralph S. Thornton of the State Fair board called the exposition a financial success even though attendance was the lowest took a multimillion-dollar swipe at America's long-range aerial strik- ing power. there was a heavy incidence of polio in the state. speech, cord." He again must run on Taft's expressed regret at Taft's being passed over for the Republican nomination in favor of Eisenhower, asserting that, with Hayes-Lucas Fire Loss at Ivanhoe Set at IVANHOE, Minn. WV-Fire that shot 100 feet high flames swept through the Hayes-Lucas Lumber Company woodworking shop and warehouse today causing damage estimated at Several nearby business buildings were threatened before firemen from Ivanhoe, Canby, Hendricks and Arco brought the blaze under control. The fire broke out shortly before a.m. in the woodworking shop and spread quickly to lumber tores. Firemen had the fire under con- trol by 10 a.m. The building de- stroyed contained woodworking ma- chinery and finished millwork as veil as lumber. No one was in the Juilding when the fire started Hayes-Lucas has its general of- fices at Winona. Fight Pests LEOPOLDVILLE, Belgian Congo new pestkilling campaign is underway here to eradicate flies .nd mosquitoes. Day after day two helicopters re sweeping over the roofs of the, owe spraying the streets with i against labor in the steel case." 'Owerful insecticides. The native "I'll tell you all about the steel Taft, the Republicans "at least know what they're getting." Mr. Truman said Eisenhower's nomination was a "disguise" which would not deceive the American people. Such importance was attached to a p.m. (EST) appearance a Parkersburg that Truman plannec to speak from a prepared address Talks at "larksburg, p.m.; Grafton, p.m.; Keyser, 6 p.m. and Martinsburg, 8 p. m., were to follow. Reports out of Springfield, 111., that the Illinois governor would outline his views on the Taft-Hart- ley Act without consultation with Truman came as a surprise to the President's researchers. Thpy said they saw in advance rough copies of early drafts of Stevenson's Detroit speech Mon day and that Stevenson's staff was filled in on what Truman said at Milwaukee. Wilson Wyatt, Stevenson's cam paign manager, had told reporters Sunday; "We have had no contact with the White House about the speeches. We haven't seen the President's speech. There has been no effort to co-ordinate what will se said." Promises Good Times Truman, in a whistle stop talk at Crestline, 0., Monday, promised 'good times for everybody" if Stevenson is elected and disclosed his understanding with Stevenson: "I am going to spend my time n this campaign telling you what IBS been accomplished, and why his country is in better shape than t has ever been before in its listory. And Gov. Stevenson is go- ing to tell you what there is in the 'uture, and how he's going to make the future come about as the great- est age we have ever had." Truman departed from his pre- pared text at Milwaukee to take a swat at the U. S. Supreme Court majority which held his seizure of he steel mills illegal. He cited a long list of grievances against the Republicans and said that "just three months ago almost very one of them lined up on the ide of the steel corporations and Over 500 Lose Lives in Labor Day Accidents By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS o c-n More than 500 persons lost their was stniM by a sign board blown weather shortened several of the! lives in accidents over the Labor down by the storm. Ten other Dro2i-ams. no grandstand nprform- Including Monday's about from Labor Day "intellectually is more j Qne three-million-dollar B36Jtotal attendance for the 10 days than you can say for other Repub-j bomber was destroyed, six others) was against the gate licans." received major damage and sev-1 set last year. It was the lowest The Republican party, he told a erai others were damaged to an since paid admissions in small audience in a rear-platform undetermined extent. Two airmen Toff. i Thornton said that for the first time since the war, the fair will slightly injured. A civilian, Mrs. W. C. Connor, 44, was killed when her automobile not have to pay taxes on outside gate admissions. Although bad opulation has been asked to open 11 windows and doors to allow the oisonous fumes to enter orner of every house. every case one of these days and analyze the modern Died Scott decision that the six justices put he said in a departure from text. programs, no grandstand perform- civihans m the vicmity were re-1 ance had to be canceled. Gerald Fahning, 21, Cleveland, took top honors as the individual dairy demonstrator. Other ribbon winners in that division included age" when the winds struck short-! Roger Martin, Sleepy Eye; Walter ported hurt. Capt. Burton Wilder, base public information officer, said several buildings suffered "severe dam- ly befjre dark. Maj Gen. Samuel E. Anderson, commanding general of the Eighth Air Force, estimated damage'to planes at the base at 25 per cent. The B36, which has been called America's "atom bomb carrier." is the Air Force's largest, longest- ranging bomber in service and was designed to carry pounds of bombs on a mission. Also damaged as the 90-mile-per- hour winds struck the vicinity was the plant of Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corp., which manufac- tures the huge six-engined inter- continental B36s. Aircraft plant officials said! Schultz, Brainerd; Wayne Radke, Owatonna, and Vada Sharkey, Hanley Falls. The following table compares at- tendance at the 1952 Minnesota State fair, which ended Monday, with attendance at previous fairs since the end of World War II: Year Total Attendance 1352 1951 1950 1949.................. 1948 1947 Does not include admissions after 5 p.m. yesterday. xRecord year. No fair was held in 1946, first? Day holiday but the toll was far below the record of 658 violent deaths a year ago. The death toll for the holiday, the last long weekend of the summer season, was 524. Accidents on the highways, as usual, took the heaviest toll, with 403 killed in traffic mishaps. Fifty- two persons drowned and 69 others lost their lives in miscellaneous accidents. The traffic total compared to last year's record 461 deaths. It was below the 480 deaths estimated for the three-day holiday by the National Safety Council. However, Council President Ned H. Dearborn said it was "a shock- ing thing to think that the (traffic) figure could rise to over 400 on a day dedicated to rest and relaxa- tion. The people of America should wake up to this inexcusable slaughter." Rainy weather over wide areas power was disrupted and extensive 1 postwar year, because of the out- j of the east and Midwest was con- damage done to service docks at break of infantile paralysis. Fair j sidered a possible factor in cutting which the big planes are serviced, officials believe attendance suffer-1 down the traffic toll, keeping many ed in 1949 and 1952 because above-average polio incidence. High this B36 about a quarter of a mile and down an embankment, breaking off a wing and tail section when a freak storm hit the Carsvsll Air Force Base in Fort Worth, Tex., last night. Officers are examining .the broken tail section. Part of the broken wing extends at the left. (AP Wirephoto to The Re- publican-Herald) persons at home. However, the wet highways made driving conditions more hazardous for the millions who made trips. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and vicinity Fair and cooler tonight. Wednesday fair and warmer. Low tonight 45, high Wed- nesday 72. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. Sunday: Maximum, 87; minimum, 67; noon, 81; precipitation, .02. Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. Monday: Maximum, 85; minimum, 57; noon, 65; precipitation, none. Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 67; minimum, 51; noon, 54; precipitation, none; sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER (CAA Observations) Max. temp. 64 at p. m. Monday, min. 51 at a. m. to- day. Noon 15 miles per hour from west, clouds at feet broken and feet over- cast, visibility 15 miles, humidity 71 per cent, barometer 29.86, ris- ing. Additional Weather on Page 11. Corruption and Scandal Must Go, General Says Too Many Too Small for Jobs, Candidate Charges By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower today called the Dem- ocratic administration a mess of corruption and scandal and de- manded "a wholesale clean-out of the political bosses in Washing- ton." The Republican presiden- tial nominee cut loose at the Tru- man regime in earnest for the first time in an address prepared to open a flying Southern cam- paign tour. "A 'refreshening' is not what we said Eisenhower. "A face-lifting job won't do it he added. "What the Washington mess must have is the full treatment." Eisenhower said corruption and scandal were brewed by "too many men who are too small for their jobs, too big for their breeches and too long in power." Clean-Out Needed He said a wholesale clean-out was needed to restore decency, honesty and integrity to the na- tional government. "This Washington he said, "is not a one-agency mess or a one-bureau mess or a one- department mess is a top-to- bottora mess." The general declared it was enough to make Americans "hang our heads in shame." The tone of the speech fulfilled advance word from his regional campaign headquarters in New York that he would "pull no punches" on his Dixie trip. Some of his warmest admirers bad complained that Eisenhower's campaigning was too soft. The general's aides said, however, that he had planned deliberately not to fire his ammunition too soon. Eisenhower named no names in his prepared text. Mess Costly He said the cost of the "Wash- ington mess" was being taken out of every American through higher taxes, higher prices and by "cut- ting down the value of every dol- lar you have put away for the future." "You pay for the incompetence, stupidity and corruption on the part of those who have been caught and those who have not been Eisenhower said. He said newspapers reported that "we are getting two airfields in North Africa for the price of five" and that the papers carried other items concerning waste. The general asserted: "If you are as sick and tired of all this as I am; if you aTe as tired as I am of picking up your newspaper every morning and reading about a fresh government scandal, then let's get together and restore decency and honesty and integrity in the nation's capital." In his bid for Southern support, lie Republican nominee said some Democratic spokesmen were 'counting the votes of the South ahead of time along with the cem- etery tombstones and the vacant .ots that they carry in the election rolls in some of the cities they run up North." Eisenhower said he had been hearing "the wild exultance of the rebel yell." "They are hearing it in Wash- ington, he said. "And they don't like it. They like voters who follow orders." Likes Rebel Yells The GOP nominee said he him- self likes rebel yells. "I heard them all the way from North Africa to Central said Eisenhower, the Allied war- time commander in Europe. "All along that road to victory, they meant an end to Nazi tyranny. In this campaign, they mean an end to the mess in Washington." Referring to Gov. Adlai E. Stevenson of Illinois the Democrat- ic presidential nominee, Eisenhow- er said: "Even my distinguished oppo- nent admits that his party had produced a mess in Washington." (Stevenson told an Aug. 20 news conference that crime, corruption and misconduct are "messy" wherever they are, and they must be eradicated. He also said the (Continued on Page 13, Column 6) EISENHOWER
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