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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 4, 1952, Winona, Minnesota                              Fair Tonight And Friday; Somewhat Warmer Chiefs at Albert Lea 8 P. M. KWNO-FM AM-FM VOLUME 52, NO. 169 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 4, 1952 TWENTY-TWO PAGES Better Airfields Program Ordere McCarthy Raps Stevenson for Support of Hiss Pleads for Votes In Launching Re-Election Drive By The Associated Press Sen. Joseph McCarthy Wis) launched his drive for re-election Wednesday night with a fierce at- tack on Gov. Adlai Stevenson, the Democrats' choice for president. At the same time McCarthy, one of the prime targets of Democrats in the national election campaign told his need your votes next Tuesday. I need them badly." Time for carrying his speech over 31 Wisconsin radio stations had elaspscd before McCarthy struck at Stevenson for what he called the Illinois governor's "all out" support of Alger Hiss, con- victed of perjury for denying he had passed State Department se- crets to Whittaker Chambers. "Mr. Stevenson, you out of your way to berate McCar- thy told "his overflow audience at suburban Shorewood. "You swore to your Almighty God that Alger Hiss has a reputa- tion for You say Mc- Carthy is a liar. "You swore under oath that Hiss has an outstanding reputation for You say McCarthy has no integrity. Swore Under Oath "You swore under oath that Alger Hiss is a great You say McCarthy is unAmerican. "Well after your record is The Big Excitement of having Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower and Gov. Adlai Stevenson speak on their farm at Kasson, Minn., Sat- urday, at the national plow contest has been dimmed for Mr. and Mrs." Henry Snow. Their son, Jerry 12, has been stricken with polio. Doctors say the boy's condition is "good" and report he has no paralysis. The three are pictured before Jerry became sick. (AP Wirephoto) Lewis Wants Early Hard Coal Sign-up By NORMAN WALKER WASHINGTON L. Lewis was reported today striving for a quick hard coal agreement so he can concentrate on negotia- tions with the bigger and more far-flung soft coal industry. Lewis has never publicly served demands on either the anthracite iven hard coal or bituminous soft coal mine owners. But he is re- the AmericVn if "they want I portedly aiming for a sizable yoa they can have you. I don't boost in the hard coal welfare fund and more wages and snare-the- think they do." McCarthy's campaign was de- layed by major surgerNrxin July and he has beer, recuperating in northern Wisconsin before taking active pan in the hot state cam- work provisions for soft coal miners. Talks between the anthracite op- erators and Lewis' United Mine Workers union took on a hopeful the1 paign. His' principal opponent in! note. Thomas E. Kennedy, the Sept. 9 primary is Leonard UMW's vice president, told news- Schmht, an attorney of Merrill, Wis., who has been holding radio Talkathons in the state. "This is a close McCar- thy said. "It is an important fight to the finish. Let me assure you I need your votes next Tues- day. I need them badly." McCarthy declared that the Wis- consin campaign was one of mud slinging and smear. He said his opponents had "dredged all the sewage from the Communist gut- ters of the nation and are spread- ing it hip deep on the Wisconsin countryside." 'Make Me an Example' men "some progress" was being made. The talks, held previously in New York and Wilkes-Barre, Pa., moved here yesterday. The prog- ress statement was made after a one hour session during which Lew- is, Kennedy and Edward G. Fox, president of the Philadelphia Reading Coal and Iron Company and chief industry negotiator, hud- dled privately. The negotiations were scheduled to resume today at the union's headquarters. Both hard and soft coal opera- tors now pay 30 cents a ton on all "They do not hope to discourage coa] production toward union wel- he continued. "They know I j fare funds to finance pension for do not give a tinker's dam what j ex-miners and other benefits, they say about McCarthy. The Hard coal miners produce only 2 Deer Poachers Fined Record CARLTON, Minn. deer poachers Wednesday were fined a record apiece for hunting in Jay Cooke sta'te park with arti- ficial lights and out of season. Dewey Harmon, 30, Gary, Minn., and Kenneth Mocn, 25, were cap- tured after an eight-night vigil by game wardens. Judge William K. Archer ordered both to appear in court Oct. I with the first install- ments of their fines and plans for meeting the balances. Three others were joined by the wardens during the lengthy watch. Edwin Johnson, 28, Wrenshall, paid a fine of S213 for attempting to take deer out of season and pos- sessing venison illegally. Lyle Democrats Push Wedge Between IkeandTaft Seek to Capitalize On Defection Of Col. McCormick By JACK BELL SPRINGFIELD, 111. Ad- lai E. Stevenson's supporters tried today to drive a wedge between Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower and j Sen. Robert A. Taft of Ohio in the I Republican ranks. I They cited the defection of Col. I Robert R. McCormick, editor and I publisher of the Chicago Tribune, as an asset in their effort to cap- ture the vital Midwest in the pres- idcntial race, McCormick has advised Repub- licans to ignore both presidential nominees and concentrate on elect- ing selected GOP members of Con- gress in preparation for a third party presidential effort in 1956. A Stevenson aide told this re- porter he regards this as a "major break" for the Democratic nomi- j nee in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Iowa, where the Tribune cir- culates widely. These four states form the heartland of a Midwest- ern area where President Truman won his unexpected victory in 1948. The Stevenson aide said he be- lieves McCormick's views will af- fect many Republicans who sup- ported Taft for the nomination, and still are angry that Eisenhower won in Chicago on the issue that Taft's backers had "stolen" dele- gates in Southern states. The Stevenson camp apparently believes that McCormick's views won't affect many Democrats but will cut deeply into Republican Dulles purpose is to make an example of j about a third as much tonnage as Blunt, 29, is slated to fa.ce court McCarthy and prove to every other j coai miners, and the anthra-1 here next week on similar charges, man in public life that they can cjte tonnage royalty has not been i The fifth suspect, a minor, was make a badly scarred political corpse of anyone who dares to ex- pose Communism in government. "Your votes are the one thing enough to pay the pensions. Hard I turned over to juvenile court. coal miners liave been making up Tom Bamberry, Carlton County the deficit themselves, paying SI assessments every two weeks. The I need if we are to teach the Com-1 bituminous welfare fund, by con- munist party at long last that their smear just docs not that the American people are too intelligent for it. trast, has a 100 million dollar sur-1 violations, plus. Lewis is believed to be driving hard for a bigger anthracite roy- attorney, said the fines of Harmon and Mocn were the highest ever levied in the county for game law "II: you elect me, this fight is j as much as 50 cents not going to get tamer. I do not j a {on. intend to fight traitors with silk handkerchiefs in State Department fashion. I intend to do it Wiscon- question to be decided in j T'hfcheV i MANKATO. Minn. body Wisconsin is whether the Com-1 or for work don'e of a 61-year-old southern Mmneso- mumst party, the fellow travellers j threo a week has been men. With some soft coal miners work- i ing only two or three days a week I and others four or five days, Lewis j wants some plan to level out the j Farmer Found Dead In Mankafo Crash Dwight Eisenhower, Republican presidential candidate, waves as he arrives at Hemming Park in downtown Jacksonville, Fla., where he gave the second address of a two-day southern campaign tour before a crowd of (AP Wirephoto) Ike Fostering Satellite Riots NEW YORK ra John Foster Dulles, answering a statement 'by President Truman, says it is "ab- surd to suggest" that Dwight D. Eisenhower is seeking a revolt of unarmed peoples under the Soviet yoke. polls in November. Pleased in Ohio In this connection, it was dis- ranks. The Democratic nominee's the Republican presidential candi- followers said they don't expect to date, made the statement yester- harvest many Republican votes [day in replying to what he called but they do hope that many GOP j attempts by Truman to "belittle members will stay away from the jand besmirch" Eisenhower. Truman, speaking Tuesday at Parkcrsburg, W. accused the Republicans of playing "cruel, gut- ter politics with the lives of count- less good men and women behind the Iron Curtain." Truman interpreted an earlier declaration by Eisenhower as an apparent call for revolt by nations captured by the Soviet, The Presi- posed by Republican Charles Taft, dent sald' however. he brother of the senator. Although Sen. John Bricker has announced that Sen. Taft will make speeches for the ticket in the state, the senator did not support his brother, for the gubernatorial nomination and there still is some closed that representatives of the Illinois governor had made careful canvasses of the situation in Ohio and returned here with optimistic reports. Ohio's Democratic Gov. Frank Lausche, a proved vote-getter, is Ike to Hit Hard in Philadelphia Tonight By DON WHITEHEAD NEW YORK D. Eisenhower formally opens his drive in Philadelphia tonight with a brand new fighting personality won in two days of campaigning below the Mason-Dixon Line. The Southern invasion wiped out the jitters in the Eisenhower camp. It put smiles back on the faces of Eisenhower lieutenants. And it set the stage for the next phase of the big push with the IV I I Jj I II GOP nominee now in the role of a [100011150316 U Student Slain In Minneapolis MINNEAPOLIS A 20-year- old University of Minnesota sopho- more was shot and killed on a loop corner while his father and a score j two-fisted fighter. foreign policy adviser to Gov. Sherman Adams of New Hampshire, one of Eisenhower's top advisers, told reporters: "From this moment on, the cam- paign will be as hard-hitting and vigorous as any campaign ever v, aged in your memory or mine." Pleased With Trip Eisenhower himself apparently was well pleased with the results of the Southern tour the first concerted Dixieland stumping ever I Long-Range Plan Signed By President Doolittle Suggested Safety Measures As Basis of Bill WASHINGTON long range program designed to give the United States more and better air- fields has been ordered into im- mediate effect by President Tru- man. The program was embodied in recommendations made to the President by a special commission headed by James H. Doolittle, World War II flying hero: The commission was set up shortly aft- er three air disasters occurred in rapid-fire succession at Elizabeth, N. J. Embodied in the recommenda- tions were these key provisions: 1. Airports should be given a major role in community plan- ning and airfields should be inte- grated with other modes of trans- portation. 2. Airfields should be moved closer to the cities they serve. The Doolittle commission said they i should be no further than 40 min- utes driving time from the heart of a city. 3. No new airport should be planned without clear, level areas at least feet wide and at least half a mile long beyond each end of the main runways. 4. Zoning laws should be set up protecting approaches to airports against construction of buildings for at least two miles in fan-shaped areas at least feet wide at the outer ends. 5. Government appropriations for airport improvements should be increased substantially. 6. Helicopters and forms of airtaxi service should be set of other spectators looked on help-1 up between airports and cities. Jr. of done by a GOP presidential nom-1 Robbinsdaie. Held without charge inee. I and booked for a mental examina- tion was Robert S. Conner, 49, really believe the Republicans I "Do you think you made a dent wanted revolts but were merely bidding for votes on the issue. Dulles' comment on that was: "It is, of course, absurd to sug- gest that Gen. Eisenhower antici- pates invoking wholesale insurrec- doubt how far Robert Taft will go tion by unarmed slaves. Premature in urging Eisenhower's election. revolt would expose the patriotic Democrats obviously hope to people to liquidation." capitalize on this situation in bid-1 Dulles, who ding for Ohio's 25 vital electoral to Truman at Eisenhower's votes. They believe many support-1 gional campaign headquarters here ers of Sen. Taft will stay home on continued: election day. "There are countless peaceful in the Solid a newsman asked as Eisenhower stepped from his plane here last night and flung up his hands in a gesture of hap. piness. the Minneapolis, a salesman. Police gave this version of the shooting. Young visited a drugstore at Nicollet Ave. and llth St., to buy a gift for his nftther, ill in a hos- waited in the car A short time later, Eisenhower I rbara Sang, the store cashier, and the Truman-Democrats can control your ballots with the smear." McCarthy also charged that the administration's foreign policy "has now resulted in the squand- ering of the blood of Ameri- can young men in Korea." James Forrestal 'Originally I thought those for eign policy experts were merely incompetent. In my first conver- i sations with James Forrestal (now deceased) I began to suspect at the first time that treason as well I tioned. campaigning November. In the meantime, Stevenson, pre- paring for the start of a Western trip, surrounded with mystery the topics he will discuss on his initial tour appearance at Denver Fri- day. Aides said they could not comment on reports he will an- swer at that time Republican as- sertions that it is time for a change in Washington. One associate said the governor I was being so tight-fisted about ad- I vance copies of his speech that he I wouldn't ei'en let Wilson Wyatt, his personal campaign manager, have an advance peek. Stevenson gave an indirect an- swer Wednesday to charges by Ei- I senhower in a New York City La- jbor Day speech that attempts had i been made to coerce federal em- ployes into contributing to the Democratic campaign. j S100 Club Suggested j Eisenhower and Sen. Frank Carlson of Kansas said that Ken- Ineth T. Anderson, Kansas Demo- I cratic national committeeman, had along Highway lo''Marks'indicated j written postal employes in the Taft himself is expected to meet Ways by which the tasks of the with Eisenhower some time next Russian despots can be made so week to determine the amount of (unbearably difficult that they (en- ,told photographers outside _ VU3lul._ _ _ his reply j home: "I'll give you a good smile, j chatted with Young. The customer, rer's re-1 because that's the way I feel." ,ator identified as Conner, mum- Foreign Policy Talk j bled a complaint about the service Eisenhower will outline his views and Young made some remark, foreign policy tonight before he do before ta farmer was found near hero late Wednesday, about thrce-quar- i tors of a mile from where his Tne miner's basic wage is wrecked alltomobile was discover- ed earlier. The victim was William H. Voightlander, of Route 1, Minne- sota Lake. Volunteer searchers found his bodv face down in the Little Cobb an eight-hour day, part of j which includes travel time and a lunch period. Ex-Willmar Mayor Dies WILLMAR Minn, M. I River aboul 20 miles southeast of mayor of Willmar from 1937 i Mankato. The cause of death has 941 died at his home in Ar- not been determined, cadia, Calif., where he had lived Voightlander's empty automobile for the last few years. Before com-1 was found Wednesday morning bank at Marshall. end over end three times. as incompetence was involved in j mS America's rapid loss and Russia's i Lyon County treasurer _and cashier the vehicle and roued gain. Forrestal was one of the Iof a very few men in government at i that time who recognized the threat to our civilization by inter- j national athestic Communism. j "He was aware of the names i and faces of those who were plot- ting to squander American blood in a third world war, create world chaos and then world Communism. Therefore Forrestal had to go. He became one of the top targets for destruction by the Communist party. The Communists hounded Forrestal to his death. They killed him just us definitely as if they had thrown him from that six- teenth story window in Bethesda Naval Hospital in May of 1949." More than 3.000 persons jammed the high school auditorium, filled hallways and adjacent rooms and even spilled out upon the lawn outside. Sharing the platform were Gov. (Continued on Page 16, Column 4.) MCCARTHY Boy Accused of Burning 2 Young Children to Death SAN ANTONIO, Tex. (.fl An 11-year-old boy was accused today of setting two neighbor children afire in the attic of their home. Trapped and screaming, they burned to death. The victims were Lindsey Cun- ningham, 8, and his sister Mary Louise, 12, Negroes. Another sister, Esther, 11, was critically burned trying to save them. She was in San Antonio Hos- pital today. A fourth member of the family, a frail, physically handicapped old- er sister, Ruth, 22, said she wres- tled with the young assailant but he mounted a chair out of her state suggesting that they join a "Century Club" of S100 contribu- tors to the Democratic war chest, Stevenson said in a letter to Beardsley Ruml, chairman of the Democratic Finance Committee: "I like the idea of a drive for contributions that will be without promise and without threats, and, of course, make it successful." reach and threw kerosene on the Ruml said that while the letter two children. Then ho lit a paper torch and threw it into the attic, where the youngsters had been sorting clothing. The parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Cunningham, were away at work. Esther tossed water on the fire, police said. Ruth tried to climb to the aid of the screaming children but could not. Mrs Maude Wharton, a neigh- bor, tried to cut through ventilators in the attic with an axe when she heard the children screaming, implied that, threats had been made in the past, he believed "they have been made in every party through an excess of zeal." Ruml said the Democrats thus far have raised and spent less than a million dollars in the campaign. Feed Processor Dies DES MOINES M. Fox, 71, president of the E. M. Fox "Save us, Maude, save us." An j Company, Inc., Des Moines feed unidentified man grabbed the axe j concentrates processing firm, died when she failed to cut through to the trapped pair, but he failed, too. Wednesday. He was born in An- drew County, Missouri. slaved peoples) will renounce their rule. That was shown in Yugo- slavia." The controversy grew from Ei- senhower's address before the American Legion National Conven- tion last week, in which he said: "We can never rest and we must so inform all the world including the Kremlin that until the enslaved nations of the world have in the fullness of freedom the right to choose their paths, that then, and only then, can we say that there is a possible way of living peace- fully and permanently with Com- munism in the world." Hurricane Path Still Unknown MIAMI, Fla. Whether the At- lantic hurricane will strike the Uni- ted States mainland or whirl to a harmless death over open water may be determined today by a high pressure area from the Mid- west. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST. Winona and Vicinity Fair to- night and Friday. Somewhat warmer. Low tonight 59, high Fri- day 84. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 78; minimum, 44; noon, 78; precipitation, none; sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER (CAA Observations) Max. temp, 76 at a.m. to- day, low 54 at a.m. today. Noon no ceiling, visibility 15 miles, wind from southeast at 15 miles per hour. Humidity 68 per cent, barometer 30.12 steady. Additional weather on Page 19. waited on a customer atKj then Later, when Young walked from Pennsylvania Republicans and I the store, Conner drew a .38 cali- j a nation-wide NBC television and I ber pistol and shot him in the head i radio audience. He is expected to I and The victim's father was turn heavy criticism on the Tru- man administration's conduct of foreign affairs. From Philadelphia he will push on to Chicago tomorrow, and then on Saturday to Kasson, Minn., (Continued on Page 16, Column 6.) IKE one of several bystanders who sub- dued the gunman. Young died in- j The While House announced that the President has directed four federal agencies to begin putting the Doolittle Commission recom- mendation? into immediate effect. These agencies are headed by the secretary of defense, the sec- retary of commerce, the postmast- ter general and the chairman of the Civil Aeronautics Board. Truman Calls On Nation to Help Disabled stantly. I WASHINGTON President Police said Conner told them he Truman called today for the nation came here from Omaha two years I to broaden ,u programs in behalf aso Thev reported he was carry Pof lead pipe as "cU 1 the disabled "until as a pistol, explaining they both urnva "fi-ir" nT-ritrtM inn t-Uh big enough to give the to every one who were "for protection, President Truman today gave Nils. S. Josefson of Franklin Park, HI., the president's trophy for the "outstanding perform- ance of the year" by a handicapped person. Josefson, 31, crippled for life while serving on a carrier in the Pacific, is president of the Paraplegics Manufacturing Co. Daughter Betty, 4, helps with the presentation. With them are Brig. Gen. Robert Landry, Air Force aide to the President, and Secretary of Labor Maurice Tobin, left to right, rear. (AP Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald) "We need lots of public partici- pation and lots of private partici- pation in this he added in a speech prepared for the Presi- dent's Committee on Employment I of the Physically Handicapped. Truman announced that the com- mittee's first annual physician's award would go to Dr. Henry H. I Kesslcr of Newark, N. J., as the doctor who made the greatest con- tribution during the year to the welfare and employment of the physically handicapped. I A member of the committee, Dr. Kessler has written numerous books and articles on the theme that physically handicapped per- sons can lead useful, normal lives if given the proper training. Truman awarded Nils S. Josef- son of Franklin Park, 111., the President's Trophy for the "out- standing performance or the year" by a handicapped person. Josefson, 31. president of the Paraplegics Manufacturing Co., was crippled for life while serving on a carrier in the Pacific. With other wheelchair "graduates" of the Hines Veterans Hospital, he formed his company in February, 1951, to make small electronic parts. Truman said: "The going was tough. Orders were few. But the men persevered and today this en- terprise is a real success." This is a 30-Cent Week Since no paper was published Monday, Labor Day, Republi- can-Herald carriers will collect for only five days or 30 cents this weekend from all sub- scribers receiving their papers by city earner.   

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