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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1952, Winona, Minnesota Partly Cloudy, Continued Warm Tonight, Friday Read Wilson Page 4 That's Earl, Brother VOLUME 52, NO. 175 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 11, 1952 TWENTY PAGES Republican Presidential nominee Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower gets a warm greeting from his running-mate Sen. Richard Nixon as he pays his first visit to the Nation's capital since his nomina- tion. With Sen, Nixon were his young daughter, Julie, and Arthur Summerfield chairman of the Republican national com- mittee. Ike then flew on to New York. Ike Strategists Consider Stand On Joe McCar Adlai Happy Over Whistle Stop Response Ready to Rap GOP on Issue Of Corruption LOS ANGELES an Gov. Adlai Stevenson, cheered by his first try at whistle-stop speaking, prepared today to assault the Republicans in one of their favorite campaign fields the question of corruption in government. He says there are more impor- tant issues to be fought out in electing the next president, However, he came into Los An- geles last night with the draft of a speech that will go into the issue. His campaign manager, Wilson Wyatt, said Stevenson will examine the question in a Town Hall ap- rum lasts pearance today. The Democratic candidate is working on another key address for Thursday night. Aides indicat- ed it will deal with his views on social security legislation. Stevenson stirred a storm of ap- plause he looked a little sur- prised by it, himself when he merely 'brushed the corruption j charge in a back-platform talk at Bakersfield Wednesday. He said he "tired of ill- NEW YORK landslide renomination victory of Sen. j tempered epithets, slogans about Joseph R. McCarthy, Wisconsin Republican, posed a question today j crime, corruption cronies, thieves for Gen D Eisenhower's presidential campaign strategists, j and rascals. With a frown, he thy It was how far to go in supporting McCarthy's re-election bid. The GOP presidential nominee has been lukewarm toward Mc- Carthy, whose foes have accused him of "smearing" innocent per- TODAY Jenner to Betray His Own Views By JOSEPH ALSOP INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. In the added: "Surely there must be something more important for us to talk sons in his efforts to uncover Com-! about in this year of grace, 1952, munists in the government. Me-j when the whole world is precari- Carthy's supporters say his Com- j ously balanced between war and munis'ts-in-government charges are acts of patriotism. "No was all Eisen- jhower would say when reporters asked him at Idlewild Airport yes- terday whether he would back the controversial senator. Eisenhower was returning from a Midwest swing that he I said convinced him. the voters want I peace. In earlier stop at Modesto, he whipped a tart rejoiner at his GOP opponent, Gen. Dwight Eisenhow- er, for the accusations. Daniel A. Bolich Former Top Tax Official Indicted WASHINGTON an A. Bolich, formerly the government's No. 2 tax collector, was indicted today on charges of evading his own income taxes. The Justice De- partment announced the indict- ment, by a grand jury in Brooklyn. Atty. Gen. McGranery said the grand jury had returned a five- count indictment against Bolich, covering the years 1946-50 inclu- sive. Bolich was the second ranking official of the Internal Revenue Bureau before he retired. Congres- sional investigators have also been looking into his activities. Tax Bureau Fires 174 pers "I think I have had a little more experience than he the gov- background of Gen. Eisenhowers appearance here in Indianapolis, there is an extraordinary story LJltiti AO which has a lot of bearing on the Republican future. Beginning the story the wronj 0 f, T7 ministration in Washington. He declared in Indianapolis he would ask the voters to support the Republican ticket from top to bottom in the interest of party re- sponsibility "in every state I The general will leave Sunday By FRANK O'BRIEN WASHINGTON UP) The Bureau ernor said, "with throwing ras-1 of Internal Revenue dismissed 174 out of government, because 11 employes in the 12 months ended spent the last four years i June 30. Fifty-three were fired for Illinois I taking bribes or gifts and 24 for mag-1 embezzlement. Secretary of the Treasury Snyder nificent rascality you ever saw, under a Republican administration in that Both times, the crowds respond- ed with crackling reaction. Men and women alike shouted: "Attaboy, Steve Give it to Give 'em hell, Adlaf." announced this Wednesday in a "Report to Taxpayers." Snyder said the bureau got to work weeding out undesirables "considerably before the first ir- regularities were brought to con- gressional and public way round! Sen. William E. Jen- ner, the local imitation of Sen. Jo- seph R. McCarthy, has now taken a firm hold of Gen. Eisenhower's on another Midwest campaign I Stevenson did not exactly "give I Today, he said, close inspection of .g'tour. The itinerary does not in- 'era on trip. But he bureau's employes, re- elude Wisconsin. beginning to give 'em the dickens. vealed the 174 undesirables. This was his first experience at! The report has 25 typewritten McCarthy Renomlnated He said at Denver on Aug. 22 whistle-stop campaigning, the type I pages stapled together, and a nine- that if McCarthy was renominated of carry-it-to-the-people battling page fine-type supplement giving ceded to be Jenner's best hope of victory against Gov. Henry Schric'ker, the popular Democratic j nominee for the Senate. Just to make sure that the coat- tails do not tear under his weight, Qfl Sen. Jenner has personally assur-1 ed Gen. Eisenhower, before wit- nesses, that he will support any policies Eisenhower as president asks him to support. In effect, this was a promise by Jenner to change his vote on almost every foreign and defense issue, and on a good many domestic issues too. But Jenner nonetheless gave this promise at Chicago last Friday, when he attended Eisenhower s meeting there with Midwestern Republican leaders. This is an odd culmination, in- deed, for the process which began with the Indiana Republican or- ganization's last-ditch fight for Sen. Robert A. Taft. Orthodox Republican Everyone's Mum The feeling of the orthodox Re- By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Both Dwight Eisenhower, the Republican presidential nom- inee, and Adlai Stevenson, his Democratic opponent, declined comment Wednesday on the lopsided victory won by Sen. Joseph McCarthy (R-Wis.) in the Wisconsin primary election. So did the White House. In some GOP circles there was only silence while some Democrats contended McCar- .thy would prove an embar- rassment to the Republican presidential ticket. ed a train in" San Francisco and I and that any taxpayer who wants rolled through the Santa Clara and j a copy can have it by asking. San Joaquin Valleys to Los An- geles. This is the heartland of Cali- fornia agriculture. It also is the site of some important irrigation and flood-control projects. He made eight stops and usually over-stgyed his 10-minute sched- ule. At the end of a grueling day, his throat was full of gravel and he looked tired. But the crowd re- actions seemed to restore his energy and he held the pace. Police estimates fixed the crowds at to at most I points. In Fresno, however, a ser- newsmen he would not give blank- let endorsement to anyone "who .00" anything I believe to be un- S-toh JenneVs colleague, Sen. American m methods or proce- Homer Capehart, sent out to publican voters last May. "The In Indianapolis on his latest tour, nomination of Gen. j he gave his support to another scn- v.ailed Sen. Capehart in these let-jator to whom he had been cool, ters, mean the end of the j That was Sen. William E. Jenner Republican party." In this spirit, i0f Indiana. the local Republican organization Like McCarthyj jenner has bit- used every device to keep Indiana ter] attacked Gen. George C. solid for Taft, including a cheap j Marshall Eisenhower's wartime trick to euchre Rco. Charles Hal- j f and leek out of his traditional place as delegate-at-largi: to the Republi- can convention. Following the conventions, Sen. Jenner himself biiterly and semi- publicly complained that the nom- ination of Gen. Eisenhower had "cut the rug out from under because he and Eisenhower disa- greed about everything. But when Jenner began campaigning in ear- nest, he evidently discovered two significant facts. First, as of now, according to the comprehensive Star War Increaiei Snyder said the war increased tax collections eight-fold from five billion dollars in 1940 to 40 bil- lions in 1948 and that the num- ber of taxpayers went up from 20 to 80 millions. But, he said, the bureau's staff increased only 2V4 times. He said this meant the bureau came out of the war years "much the worse for wear.'' Increased taxes, he said, brought increased tendency toward evasion and more temptation for the tax bureau's staff as well as taxpayers. Thus, geant put the figure at The he said, people who were "too little city has a population of or too weak" caved in, and irregu- Except when he discussed some larities developed, local or regional situation, Steven- j Congressional investigations in son said little that he hasn't said j the past 18 months have looked elsewhere in his speeches. into charges of tax squeezes, favor- He taunted the Republicans itism and outside activities of bu- about the "Old Guard" and the other wing of the party, and needled the GOP on the ground that Eisenhower is stealing all the planks in the Democratic platform. The Democrats, he said, are for "clean, honest, efficient govern- ment." reau employes. Nine out of 64 col- lectors of internal revenue resigned or were fired. President Truman in January submitted a reorganiza- tion plan, which Congress accept- ed, to abolish the politically ap- pointed collectors and substitute directors of internal revenue chosen through civil service procedures. Eisenhower did not mention Jen- ner by name in his Indianapolis speech but called on Hoosier Re- pablicans to "spare no effort" to send to Washington their candi- dates for Sen. Jenner and for the House of Representatives. j Still another factor, entered into i the Eisenhower camp's study of the McCarthy question. Eisenhower intends to confer soon with Sen. Robert A. Taft of Ohio in an attempt to win active campaign support from the man polls of the Indianapolis and News, the feeling in defeated for the GOP presi state is strong for Eisenhower, dential nomination. Taft, who has Second, according to the same i sajd he wants to know more about polls, the feeling is very far from j generai's views, is an open strong for Jenner. j Supp0rter of McCarthy. A gradual change therefore) Althougn Eisenhower himself came over the scene Originally, i had no comment on the McCarthy for example, the Republican state on Tuesday, a spokesman chairman, Cale Holder, ano er heacjquarters Wednesday in- violent TafUte. actually_maae_ au-1 dicated tt possibility of a state- ficulues about Gen. Elsennower I ment Iater visiting Indiana. At best he pro- j situation appeared to be that nnsed to hold only a very small ,_ ffi, Shower rally here, on the there would be no "off-the-cuff" ground that the general -could not fill a big hall. In this. Holder was frustrated by the Star and News publisher, Eugene Pulli- am, the hard-fighting original In- dianian-for-Eisenhower and by George Craig, the former Ameri- can Legion National Commander who won the Republican guberna- (Continued on Page 15, Column 5.) ALSOPS comment, but rather that the gen- eral and his strategists would weigh the whole situation thor- oughly before deciding on a course of action. Eisenhower's last stop before re- turning to his New York regional headquarters was Washington. The general stopped there en (Continued on 15, Column I.) IKE U.S. Farmers To Harvest Record Crop Areas Damaged By Drought Not Included WASHINGTON The United States is producing a record vol- ume of crop and livestock products this year, but not all farmers are sharing in it. In its September crop progress report, the Agriculture Department said livestock farmers in some sec- tions of the South and Southwest face serious shortages of feed for their cattle and other livestock next winter because of drought damage. The volume of crops indicated on Sept, 1 was close to the second largest on record, produced in 1949, the department said. The produc- tion of livestock products meat animals, dairy and poultry prod- ucts and be the largest ever produced. As a result the combined production of crops and livestock products will set a new I record. I A feature of this year's produc- tion is the fact that it is well bal- anced. That is, the prospective big production does not reflect record outturns of a few crops offset by small volumes of other crops. Only in the case of winter wheat and rice are production records indi- cated. The severe drought which affect- ed wide areas in the East and Southeast as well as the Southwest during July has raised concern among officials lest farmers be forced, by lack of feed, to sell off much of their livestock. The new report said it had not turned out that way. Instead, live- stock was said to have held up well, except in the very driest areas. Marketings have not been unusually heavy. The vital hay crop was said to be turning out better than had been expected. The corn crop estimate was boosted 50 million bushels above the August estimate, put- ting it at bushels or 8 per cent more than last year. The wheat crop remained virtu- ally unchanged at bushels, the second largest on rec- ord and 311 million bushels more than last year. The potato crop increased slight- ly to top last year's short crop by 12 million bushels but still leaving it short of the government's pro- duction goal of 350 million bushels. Taft to Speak For 'Whole GOP' CINCINNATI Sen. Rob- ert A. Taft will "speak for tha whole Republican party tick- et" in a speech at Springfield, 0., Sept. 17, his headquarters announced this afternoon. "Does that include Gen. a reporter ask- ed. "It means the whole Repub- lican was the reply, "and especially for Charles P. Taft." Charles P. Taft, younger brother of the senator, is the Republican nominee for Ohio governor. Sen. Taft left for New York today, presumably for a con- ference with Gen. Eisenhower, who defeated him for the Re- publican presidential nomina- tion. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and vicinity Partly cloudy and continued warm tonight and Friday. Low tonight 63. High Statement of One Party Press Says Ike Wrong That Nation Wants Change By ARTHUR L. EDSON WASHINGTON UP) Truman said today Adlai Steven- son is right in saying the country has a one-party'press. And Dwight D. Eisenhower ii wrong, he said, in declaring people are primarily interested in a change of administrations at Washington. What people are most concerned i about is peace, the President told his news conference. He added j that Eisenhower is running as the Republican candidate for president on a course that calls for an "iso- lationist Congress" that wouldn't I bring peace. Stevenson has said his campaign as the Democratic candidate rum into a situation in which most newspapers are pro Republican. That's right, Truman said, adding that it doesn't seem to make much difference because the Democrats win anyway. The President said it was same way in 1948 when, he said only 10.3 per cent of the daily newspapers supported the Demo- cratic party. A reporter mentioned to President that Stevenson had point- ed out that although the newspa- pers may support the Republicani editorially most of them are treat- ing the political issues fairly in their news columns. Truman agreed with this and added: The fairness has been in- creasing since Gov. remarks. At the same time, Truman: Refused to comment on Sen. Mc- ji juiui _ _. Carthy's victory in the Republican The son of Mr. and Mrs. James Hughes, he had just left a school bus i Wisconsin senatorial primary Tues- The Long Arm of the law reaches out for this enterprising youngster in Minneapolis, armed with nothing more than a cap pistol. The boy was palled from his vantage point at a fire. He had climbed a gate to get a good view, but Patrolman Kenneth Pearson figured the spot was too close for the child's safety. The lad scurried away so fast the photographer couldn't get his name. (AP Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald) Independence Boy Leaves School Bus, Car Rons Over Him INDEPENDENCE, Wis. County's first traffic fatality of 1952 was recorded near here Wednesday afternoon when John Hughes, 8, was hit by a car and killed. Gov. Adlai Stevenson, Democratic" presidential nominee, is deeply engrossed reading San Francisco newspaper's report of his major political speech of the night before as His special train pulled out of the city on a whistle-stop tour to Los Angeles. At left is his son, John. (AP Wirephoto) and was running across Highway j 121 toward his farm home, which is four miles east of here. Driving the automobile was Mrs. Julius Morgan, 31, Augusta, Wis. Her car went out of control and rolled end over end down a steep embankment. She suffered a frac- tureds wrist and other body bruises but was not critically hurt. She was in a severe state of shock, however. Her son. Kenneth, riding in a removable child's chair attached to the front seat, was thrown clear of the wrecked auto, but was not injured. Inquest Planned An inquest will be held, accord- State Parties Pleased Over Primary Returns MINNEAPOLIS Wi major political parties expressed pleas day. Said he had no comment on Democratic bolt threatened in Tex- as, but said he would have a lot of stories that would interest tha reporters during his political trip through the West in October. Passed up a chance to give his opinion on Eisenhower's support of Sen. Jenner in Indiana. Stated that if this country elects a Republican Congress it will be an "isolationist and that this would not bring peace. When a reporter asked if the words isolationist Congress could be put An inuuest win we jieiu, j ing to County Coroner Martin A. ocratic-Farmer-Labor votes were fnr "nwrnnr tnzn m lire today with the outcome ofjin President is never Tuesday's primary election in Mm- quoted specifically at a news con- nesota. More Republican and Dem- Weimer, Independence, but no date has been set, depending on Mrs. Morgan's condition. She was to be cast for governor than in the pri- maries of 1948 and 1950. Leaders of the DFL were espe- questioned this morning, Weimer j wally jubilant because the election ference unless he gives permission. said it was all right with him. He said in reply to a question that he thinks Eisenhower was wrong when he said Wednesday __.....__.. that what this country is most said, if her condition permitted. j brought the heaviest DFL primary j interested in is a change. John was riding in a station wag-1 votem years I Truman said he doesn't think on used as a school bus by the Tthe officrial count ls made'! that's true, he said he thinks it's Independence public school system !the DJL vote for governor may j peace that the nation is most in- and driven by Peter Passon, In-1 exceed Two years ago the i terestcd in and that's what dependence. jcount was zt was been working most steadily for The bus had stopped at the hot- ranged as low as 103''j the past seven years. uuu in law. today's conference 1 appeared the Republican vote with newspapers and the dependence. John, according to re- ports, got out of the bus, ran around behind it and across the highway. Mrs. Morgan, headed toward her i home after visiting a dry cleaning for governor may approach the way they handle political news. 000 mark, as compared with 1 fhe president opened the con- 000 in the 1948 primary and 1 ference by reading a statement 000 in 1950. "We are pleased to have out- poiled the Democratic-Farmer-La- in which he pointed out that edito- rially newspapers and magazines supported Gov. Thomas E. Dewey plant she and her husband operate 1 said P. Kenneth Peter- jfor 'the presjdency in 1948. j at Independence, came over the I son. state Republican chairman, j xruman said he doesn't think hill toward Whitehall. She steered j "It's an indication of public sent-1 Sjlutatj0n has changed much Friday 88. LOCAL WEATHER section. Authorities said John ap> parently rushed from the bus to Official observations for the 24 catch up with his brother, hours ending at 12 m. today: j Two sisters, Sarah and Nancy. Maximum, 95; minimum, 52; i were on the bus with John but had her car to the right attempting to avoid hitting the boy and went into the ditch. The car rolled about 300 feet before coming to a stop. John was thrown down the high- way about 140 feet from the point oii impact, and his body landed on the blacktop pavement near the shoulder. He suffered a broken right leg and internal injuries, according to Wiemer. Brother Nearby John's older brother, James Jr., had just stepped off a Whitehall High School bus at the same inter- noon, 92; precipitation, none; sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER Maximum temperature during the 24 hours ending at noon, p.m. Wednesday, 90; minimum, a.m. today, 67; noon readings 89; clouds, scat- tered at and thin overcast at feet; visibility, 10 miles; ceiling, wind, south by southwest, 10 miles an hour; baro- meter, 30.12, steady; humidity, 58 per cent. Additional weather on Page B. not yet stepped off when the acci- cent occurred about p.m. First car to reach the scene was one driven by Jack S. Brooks, Col- orado Springs, Col. He assisted in notifying authorities and calling an ambulance. John and his sisters had attend- ed school at Independence since their West Lincoln District School was closed a number of years ago. His father is a truck- driver em- ployed by Briggs Transfer Co. Investigating the accident were (Continued on Page 3, Column 4.) BOY iment for the Republican adminis- j sjnce" tnen The state DFL chairman, I The President said that while i it's possible for the presidential Rolvaag, said, "the big DFL vote candjdatcs to get their views a- reflects the evident interest in our candidate, Orville L. Freeman." Air Crash Kills Clellan Card's Son SAN ANTONIO, Tex. W Crash of a training plane late Monday took the life of Aviation Cadet Peter Card. 20, son of Clellan Card, Twin Cities radio and tele- vision figure. cross successfully under this set- up, it is difficult for those who run on the Democratic ticket for Congress. Truman said he doesn't expect his statements about newspapers supporting the Republicans will cause any switch by them. That's because, he said, newspapers have become big business and tradition- ally big business has been Re- publican. Here's How November Election Ballot Looks Nearly complete returns 'from the Minnesota primary election indicate the tickets for the genera! election Nov. 4 will be as follows: U. S. J. Thye R.; William E. Carlson, DFL. Elmer Anderson R.; Orville Freeman, DFL. Lieutenant Nelsen, R.; Arthur Hansen, DFL. State Bjornson R.; John E. O'Hara, DFL. Attorney A. A. Burnquist R.; Allen L. Johnson, DFL Secretary of Mike Holm, R.; Koscie Marsh, DFL. Railroad and Warehouse Commissioner, full W. Lund R.; Walter F. Jorgenson, DFL. Railroad and Warehouse Commissioner, term expiring Jan. 7, L. Lund R.; Paul A. Rasmussen, DFL. Denotes incumbent.