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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 5, 1952, Winona, Minnesota Cloudy Tonight- Chance of Local Showers Saturday Don't Fail to Vote in Tuesday's Primary Election VOLUME 52, NO. 170 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, FRIDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 5, 1952 EIGHTEEN PAGES Standing In His Car as he moved along Chestnut-Street enroute to Independence Hall after his arrival in Philadelphia, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, Republican presidential nominee, waves to crowds lining the street. Eisenhower came to Philadelphia for what the Republicans are terming his "kick-off" speech in the presidential campaign. (AP Wirephoto) IKE DEMANDS: ring Crusade or World Peace PHILADELPHIA D. Eisenhower was off to a roaring "crusade" for world peace today which he said could be achieved only by throwing the "wasters, the bunglers and the incompetents" out of office in Washington. To a wildly cheering throng of jam-packed into Convention Hall here last night, the GOP pres- idential nominee said: "Let's sweep this country with such a wave of resolve, determin- ation and action that the little men, the defeats, the false prophets of the false doctrine that it can't be done, will be tossed out of power and the real America given a chance to move in." TODAY s to Atomic Rods Missing From Camp McCoy CAMP McCOY, Wis. Camp McCoy officials Thurs- day said 27 metal rods top- ped with a radio-active mater- ial had been taken from the Fifth Army Chemical Warfare Training Center here. Col. H. R. Statham, camp commander, said that while nothing of a military secret na- ture was involved the rods were potentially dangerous. The rods were topped with Cobalt 60 and were used in classroom training for detec- tion of radio-active materials, Col. Statham said. He warned that within 10 hours the radia- tion from the Cobalt 60 would exceed the safety "ceiling" and that in 25 days the radia- tion could produce serious ill- ness and possible death to a person exposed too frequently. Fowler Named II. S. Defense Mobilizing Chief 10-Point Plan On that offering a 10-point peace program of his own formally launched By STEWART ALSOP his presidential campaign. And to- WASHIXGTOX- Two forbidding! words are commonly used in pa- lUnTois, pers prepared by the government: Minnesota ohio and Indiana. specialists in air defense. The first; Chi he wasscneduled to word is crippling This is used i mcet noQn Republican lead. to describe the kind of atomic at-; ers and candidates for state offices tack which would greatly reduce, j in Illinois Michigan and Indiana, but not eliminate, tne military po-j Tonight he was to taLk with ward tentlal of the L rated States After and precinct worvers m Cook Coun. suffering this kind of attack, (Chicago) United States might be compared: to some huse and verv powerful; The Philadelphia speech animal still capable of fighting! -beamed across the nation by tel- back in its rage, but most severelv and radio-climaxed a day weakened bv the wounds it had ?f thunderous ovations for Eisen- received hower and hls Wlfe' Mamie- The second word is "catastro-1 J1 beSan when a" estimated phic" This is usrd to describe or more people thronged the sort of atomic attack which would; downtown streets of Philadelphia eliminate the American military jto cheer the GOP candidate on his potential which would, for from York practical purposes, kill the animal, j Waves of Applause The experts do not believe that; it reached a peak when Eisen- the Soviet Union will be capable of j hower stepped onto the flood-light- mounting a "catastrophic" attack led stage at Convention Hall while on the United States in the immedi-1 waves of applause rolled down ately foreseeable future. But they I from an audience packed to the do believe that the Soviets will be j rafters. able to mount a attack j Gov, John s Fine of Pennsyl. by 1S54, unless the most far-reach-1 vania had started out with an in. ing counter measures are under- troduction but his voice was taken. And this is bad enough. drowned out by roars as Eisen- More Vulnerable I hower stcpped from fte wjngs of The first reason for this country s: the stage with a big smile on his growing vulnerability to atomic SS m AclS ThU Eisenhower lost no time in lash- best suess is th-it the Soviets now'mg out at the Democratic admin- possess equivalent" of 130 tn istration. He set the crowd to cheer- IKE Adlai Opens Campaign Tour Of West Today Candidate Plans To Cover Nine States in Nine Days By RELMAN SPRINGFIELD, 111. ffl- _ Gov. Adlai Stevenson, primed for a fight, was to fly to Denver today to open a campaign tour of the West that his managers hope will outmatch Gen. Dwight D. Eisen- hower's thunderous sweep through the South. He expects to hit nine states in nine days, traveling mostly by air. In at least one speech, and possi- bly others, the Democratic presi- dential candidate intends to carry the fight to the Republicans, an- swering arguments, and attempting to mow down some of their major contentions. The Denver address tonight'will be aimed at the GOP battle cry, "It's time for a change." Heretofore, Stevenson has been largely occupied with setting forth his own ideas, laying the broad foundation of his campaign. He has not answered in detail Republican accusations about corruption in government, nor taken public no- tice of any direct attacks on him- self. Eye Ike Talks In passing, the governor has flipped a few political darts at the opposition. Mostly, however, he had concentrated on elucidating the principles of his own program. The Denver speech departs from this pattern. Stevenson's campaign manager, Wilson Wyatt, said he will "pay his respects for one or more of the catch phrases and slogans of the Republicans." Wyatt described the reports of Eisenhower's high powered drive through the South as merely "in- teresting." He added, "It hasn't worried us." Sen. George Smathers of Florida j fantrymen and artillery today beat "howe ereDd s [back eight savage Chinese Com- sionTlt certainly munist attacks on bioody Bunker Is An Aerial view of the site of National Plow Matches at Kasson, showing the Snow farm at upper right and the speakers' platform, left center, where Dwight Eisenhower and Adlai Steven- son will speak Saturday. (AP Wirephoto to The U.N. Infantry Beats Back 8 Red Attacks By MILO FARNETI SEOUL, Korea UPl U. N. in- WASHINGTON UP) President Truman today named Henry H. j Fowler, Washington and Virginia attorney, as director of the Office of Defense Mobilization, Fowler, now defense production administrator, thus the top job in the moves up to government's civilian agencies connected with the preparedness effort. His new job was formerly held by Charles E. Wilson, one-time president of the General Electric Company. Wilson resigned last March 31 after a dispute with the administration over methods of handling the steel strike. John R. Steelman, presidential assistant, has been acting as the some strength." The Florida Democrat went on to say he considers it a "possibili- ty" that Eisenhower might crack the solid South and carry Florida, In a conference here with the gov- ernor yesterday Smathers urged him to campaign in Florida. Smathers came out of the gov- ernor's office with a prepared statement, in which he said some nice things about Stevenson and declared he would "support him." But when reporters asked if he would campaign for the governor I Hill and fighter bombers plastered a North Korean mining center, U. S. Eighth Army staff officers estimated 400 Reds were killed or wounded in the fierce two-hour fight which erupted before dawn on the Western Front. The Reds stormed through murderous defen- sive fire to within hand grenade range before their columns were smashed. W V V oom for 180, At Ike-Adlai Talks Bombers Demolish Smathers said he had used the! At sunup, two waves of fighter word "support whatever that I bombers demolished 28 buildings might mean to you." Disagrees He said he does not agree with Stevenson's position on civil rights legislation, the tidelands oil issue and Senate Rule 22 (the rule re- quires a 60-40 affirmative vote to shut off a debate. Stevenson, along with some 65 correspondents accompanying him on the Western trip, watched a television broadcast last night of defense mobilizer since Wilson quit. mgnt Ot Fowler will take over the nnst nn Eisenhower s Philadelphia speech. Fewler will take over the post on Monday. In announcing the appointment, President Truman said Fowler would continue for the time being in the defense production job until it is determined to what extent that agency can be welded togeth- er with the Office of Defense Mo- bilization. Fowler originally had advised Truman that he would undertake in 300 strikes at a Northeast Kore- an mining center, Sinhung, the U. S. Fifth Air Force said. The ground fighting, within sight and sound of neutral Panmunjom, flared into an infantry-artillery battle. A Chinese division by Allied estimato sent parts of two reg- iments into a serious attack to try to retake Bunker Hill. Guns and mortars thundered on both sides. The Chinese alone fired enfy of Free The political writers were guests 1 rounds against Allied troops in the executive mansion for din- holding the bloody bunkers. They deserted the tables en mass, however, when the broad- cast of Eisenhower's appearance began. So did Stevenson, leaving before the ice cream appeared. The governor, and the reporters, crowded into a small den where the television set was placed. Ste- venson smiled several times as the a "crippling rttack. This is be- j ls onlv one Issue m thls campaign. cause the Soviets must expect high; (Continued on Page 9, Column 6.} operational losses: they must count on hitting a number of bases out- side the United States, including j our air abroad; and theyi.. f must keep a prudent reserve of bombs in their stockpile. the defense mobiiizer post and speech proceeded" but hYmade 'n'o stay on with the government until i comment. December 31 this year. j m The President, in a letter to Fowler which his staff made pub- lic, expressed appreciation at Fow- ler's decision and added that he may resume his full-time role as assistant to the President "to work with me on other matters during Seven straight assaults hit Allied ridgeline front and the an 94 More Casualties WASHINGTON 1.0 The Defense Department today identified 94 casualties of the Korean War. The new list included 24 killed, 61 wounded, seven injured in ac- cidents, and two missing. World Peace fween 275 and 370 atomic bombs, j PHILADELPHIA wi _ Here is plus perhaps a very small number Dwj flt D Eisenhower-s 10. of hydrogen bombs. This nuclear, jt program for peace: stockpi e should be suif.cicnt for a administration in WashtoB- caEn second rS PUtS for this country's increasing 3 A foreign wkh South Amer- East, Asia and be bound to us1' of Staff, pointed out in a 5.d..b peaceful h u h emphasized long range atomic] striking power." No doubt Vanden-j K V economically type u i strong and growing daily in pro- Have Big Bomber ductive strength. He certainly also had in mind the S' An- Amenca stronS militarily capabilities of the existing Soviet force of several hundred TU-4s, the but striving for permanent peace "with general disarmament." 9. "Imaginative" and practical Soviet's somewhat improved ver- anQ practical sTon Tof our own B-29s. With one every other means for pre- refueling over Soviet controlled abl diplomacy." v, the TU-4 is credited with! u diplomacy. 0. "Root out of government those (Continued on Page 11, Column l.Jjwho would betray our system or ALSOF5 abuse our confidence." eighth column tried to flank the position from the rear. A U. N. staff officer said, "These attacks were made by elements of two regiments, co-ordinated by a division. It shows they weren't planned by some glory hunting battalion or regimental comman- der." Renewed Fighting The renewed fighting on Bunker I Hill was an ominous warning that the Reds still want the hill- back. U. S. Air Force and Marine and Australian pilots participated in the morning strike at a mine and gold ore processing center at gible to vote in the Tuesday state Sinhung, 25 miles north of Hung-1 primary, the U.S. Department of nam. Gold would be needed by the Korean Communists to strength- en their credit with Russia and Red China. Mrs. Clara Snow, who will be the hostess at luncheons for Adlai Stevenson'and Dwight Eisenhower, prepares chicken for the big day while daughter Joyce, a cook in her own right, removes an angel food cake from the oven. (AP Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald) Can Vote in Stale Primary Sept. 9 MINNEAPOLIS UP) Minnesota has about residents eli-1 Patricia Hayes of the Bronx, N. Y., on returning from a Labor Day weekend, received a note from her Marine boy friend, Sgt. Hugh E. Kidd Jr., 22, of Baton Rouge, La., which ended "goodbye and God bless Kidd, on a weekend pass from Camp Le- Juene, N. C., before shipping overseas to Korea, had tried in vain to reach her. "I was going to ask her to marry he said. Patricia sent word that she would wait until he returns. (AP Wire- photo) The toll of 13 Red jets destroyed in Thursday's six blazing air bat- tles equals the highest single day score of U. S. Sabre jet pilots. Twice before they destroyed 13 MIGs, last Dec. 13 and July 4. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and vicinity Partly cloudy tonight, increasing cloudi- ness with chance of local showers by Saturday afternoon. Cooler late Saturday. Low tonight 64, high Saturday 74. LOCAL WEATHER Off.'cial observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 85; minimum, 57; noon, 84; precipitation, none; sun sets tonight, at sun rises to- morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER (CAA Observations) Max. temp. 81 at noon, min. 65 at a.m. today. Noon clouds scattered, brok- en. Ceiling feet, visibility 15 miles, wind 12 miles from south, southeast, barometer 29.95 falling, humidity 65 per cent. Additional weather on Page 15. j Commerce regional office estimat- ed today. The eligibility figure is above the civilian population of voting age in 1948, when votes were cast in the November general election. Four years ago, the department said, 64.9 per cent of those eli- gible to vote actually cast ballots in the state. The department points out that many of those eligible to cast ballots cannot do so for such reasons as change of residence, no registration or lack of citizenship. The survey showed North Dako- ta currently has voting eligibles, compared with in 1948, while the figure for South Dakota is this year, up from four years ago. Mon- tana showed a gain of to a present total of Hurricane Sped Into Open Sea MIAMI, Fla. severe Atlan- tic hurricane sped northward in the open sea today, offering no threat to any land areas. This second hurricane of the sea- son was expected to pass between the North Carolina coast and Ber- muda, far enough from either area to cause no damage. Winona Guard Unit Leaves for Plowville Twenty-one officers and men of Winona's State Guard unit are at Rochester and Mantor- ville, Minn., today to assist in traffic control for the state and national plowing matches. Company A, headed by Capt. Wayne T. Kirkham, left by private cars Thursday evening and will return Saturday eve- ning. The company will direct traf- fic at a crossroads at the small community of Wasioja, which is north of the plowing meet site. The men will work under the supervision of the Minnesota Highway Patrol and the Dodge County sheriff. Portions of two battalions of the State Guard will be at the site. Companies from Red Wing, Hastings, Rochester and Winona and a medical unit from Zumbrota will comprise the Third Battalion contingent. The Winonans will be biv- ouacked at the Rochester Arm- ory, but their headquarters will be at Mantorville. McCormick Predicts Third Political Party CHICAGO (ffi Col. Robert R. McCormick, editor and publisher of the Chicago Tribune, predicts that another major political party will be in the field with a candi- date campaigning actively for president four years hence. "A new party has to come, be- cause there are too many of our people not now represented by either the Republican or Demo- cratic Col. McCormick said in an interview Thursday. Col. McCormick proposed forma- tion of an "American Party" in a radio speech Aug. 23. By GEORGE H. BRADLEY KASSON DODGE CENTER, Minn, and Adlai will have an "18-acre audience" for their Saturday speeches at the national plowing contest. Site for the talks by the two presidential candidates is a natural amphitheater of that with- out any seats for the spectators. "Each person, average that is, will take up a standing space two j by two square feet." explained W. i M. Roberts of Rochester, director of operations. "That brings it to standees per acre, or for the whole shebanp. Could be." Roberts added, however, that his committee would be "more than satisfied" if the expected crowd of just over shows up. Hands Full "We'll have our hands full with traffic, even at that he said. In addition to two score Minne- sota highway patrolmen, two bat- talions of state guardsmen and 300 boy scouts will help handle the thousands of cars. Parking is free in ]1 spacious, open fields surrounding the speak- ing site. From the parking lots, the farthest a mile away, tractor- drawn wagons will provide "taxi" haulage to the main arena. Roberts admits one prospective concessionaire is worrying him. "Fellow called me on the phone Thursday and asked what we want- ed for exclusive rights to sell rain- coats and umbrellas on the grounds for the he reported. "Now, brother, rain here Saturday would be like tossing a snowstorm at the Atlantic City bathing beauty show. "Xope. we haven't mzde any deal with Family Unexcited Still unexcited about having the nation's currently most publicized guests for dinner Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower and Demo- crat Adlai E. Stevenson Mrs. Clara Snow was going calmly about her preparations for their chicken, apple pie and trimmings. "All our menfolks like that kind of meal and so will she said. "Our chickens are nice and plump. And the apples, thanks to a wet season, are fairly ozzing with juice." Mrs. Snow's husband. Henry, who is host farmer to the plow matches, will introduce Gov. Ste- venson to the crowd. Richard D. Searles, Stevenson advar.ce representative, announced the choice of Snow today after con- ferring with state county Demo- cratic leaders. The Republicans picked Gov. C. Elmer Anderson of Minnesota to introduce Gen. Eisenhower. Gen. Eisenhower will eat at the Snow farm after his noon talk. Gov. Stevenson is scheduled to sit down at the table sometime before (Continued on Page 15, Column 1) PLOWING
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