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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 12, 1952, Winona, Minnesota                              Generally Fair, Continued Warm Tonight, Saturday VOLUME 52, NO. 176 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, FRIDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 12, 1952 You Can Register Now For Nov. 4 Election EIGHTEEN PAGES Sen. Taft, Ike Agree on All Issues w fit TODAY Ike Regains TouchWith Audiences By JOSEPH ALSOP INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. These words are written in the after- math of Gen. Dwight D. Eisen- hower's triumphant but not always i happy invasion of Indianapolis. Two things happened here. For the first time since his return from Europe, Eisenhower recap- tured all of his old power to move and stir an audience. And he also distastefully embraced Sen. Wil- liam E. Jenner, who has described Gen. George C. Marshall, the father of Eisenhower's greatness, as a "living lie" and a "front man for traitors." These were great events, which are said to have assured an Eisen- hower victory in Indiana in No- vember. Yet even last night, as the first Wisconsin primary re- turns came in, these events in Indiana were already over-shadow- ed by Sen. Joseph R. MaCarthy's sweeping victory. It is not too much to say that the Eisenhower high command were appalled by the completeness of McCarthy's sweep. And well they might be. In his sole speech of the primary cam- paign, McCarthy publicly showed A Stalled And an overturned truck are pictured on the east slope of foot Donner Summit in Northern California as they were caught by a record early snow that deposited about 6 inches of snow on U. S. Highway 40, Thursday. Traffic over this main east- west route was halted for over two hours until plows could remove the snow. (AP Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald) his contempt for Eisenhower by sneering at "well meaning per- sons" who deplore "character as- sassination" and the very phrases used by Eisen- hower himself. In the same speech, McCarthy also implied that he, and he virtually alone, would carry the Republican party to victory this year, with a typical McCar- thy-style onslaught on Adai E. Stevenson as his weapon. After winning by such a wide margin in Wisconsin. McCarthy is now free to intervene in the national campaign in just the manner he has already hinted at. Peculiar Brand His aim, of course, will be to build himself up even further as a national would be in character for McCarthy to be thinking of himself even now as a presidential possibility. He will un- doubtedly stage his peculiar brand of political vaudeville wherever Republican leaders offer him a stage. Here in the Midwest, he will not lack for invitations. From the standpoint of Eisenhower's nation- al strategy, it will be bad enough to see McCarthy emerge as a leading campaign figure. But there are other factors which must also be considered. Here in Indiana, for instance, the local Re- publican organization, though solid- ly and violently pro-Taft. gave a warm welcome to Gen. Eisenhower for the sake of Sen. Jenner. Jenner himself, wanting Eisenhower's aid in his campaign for re-election, went to Chicago to promise the general that he would rise above principle, and would follow Eisen- hower's policies in the Senate. While Eisenhower was here, Jen- ner kept a positive death-grip on the general's coat-tails. But when the news came from Wisconsin, the mood changed. Remarkable Hit "This was what Bill really need- was a typical comment of one of Jenner's delighted hench- men. "McCarthy will put Bill over now." In other words, Jenner's dependence Texas Flash Floods Leave 5 Dead, Hundreds Homeless BOERNE, Tex. were receding in this fabled hill coun- try of Southwest Texas today after flooding rivers and creeks left five persons dead, two missing and hundreds homeless following drought- blocking rains. But downstream, outside the hill country, Luling on the San Marcos River was reported to be in trouble. The Department of Public Safety said an undetermined num- ber of people were in danger in the area and dispatched amphibious equipment to the scene. Downpours that measured up to 23 inches in 24 hours had sent roariag torrents down river and creek beds that had been dusty and cra'Cked. Highway and railroad bridges were washed out, trains and buses stalled, livestock drowned, low-lying areas flooded, communications downed and resi- dents were sent scurrying for roof Mrs. Holm Takes Over Mike's Job Next Tuesday ST. PAUL Mrs. Mike Holm, 52, takes over Tuesday as Minne- sota's secretary of state, a post her husband held for 32 years un- til his recent death, Gov. Anderson earlier said he would consider appointing the Re- publican nominee in Tuesday's pri- mary. Thursday night he said he would name Mrs. Holm Monday and she would go onto the payroll 24 hours later. Mrs, Holm won the GOP nomi-j tops and high ground. No Estimate There was no estimate of dam- age from Adlai Blames Citizens for Corruption Says Democrats Not Alone at Fault in Capitol By RELMAN MORIN LOS ANGELES Adlai Stevenson went on the offensive today with a denial, framed in his strongest language, that Dem- ocrats alone are responsible for corruption and misconduct in the federal government. "Whose fault is he asked, "that we get what we deserve in And his answer was: "It is the fault of you, the people. Your pub- lic servants serve you right; in- deed often they serve you better than your apathy and indifference deserves." This was the core of Stevenson's answer to one of the central issues in the battle for the presidency. j He quoted his Republican opponent as saying it is "the only issue." Stevenson devoted a whole speech to it in Los Angeles yes- terday. In a second speech here, he painted a picture of the United States 20 years from now, promised a golden future, and said of the Republicans: Building America "They have always been afraid of tomorrow, Seldom has there been a bold idea for building Amer- ica bigger and stronger for the fu- ture but that Republican voices are raised saying, 'You can't do that'." Stevenson carried his campaign today into the Southwest, heading for Arizona and New Mexico. He plans to be in his Springfield head- quarters late Saturday. His two Los Angeles speeches were foundation stones in the cam- paign he is building. In the first, his effort was to destroy the Republican argument that the Democrats alone are to blame for corruption in Washing- ton. Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower and Sen. Robert A. Taft wave to crowd outside the general's Co- lumbia University home in New York today after their breakfast table conference. Taft pledged his support to Eisenhower in his fight for the presi- dency. It was the first time the two had met since their brief meeting in Chicago during the Repub- lican National Convention. (AP Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald) Senator Set to Speak Anywhere For Candidate Convinced General Will Carry Out Platform Policies but it fo Prove sources but it In the second, he sought to iden- tify his party with progress, and Republicans are ?he question of corrup- iVXLa, ..win- _, i nation for the full two-years start-1 was expected to be high. The i Analyzlng lne question 01 corrup- ing Jan. 1 as well as the short were beneficial to grazing lands on he made term, which begins Nov. 4. Her but too late to help drought-ridden _ opponent for the full term will be i cotton and grain. Koscie Marsh, St. Paul, who won I Helicopters and rowboats were British, U. S. 'Dollar Crisis' Shaping Up By JOHN A. SCALI WASHINGTON new lar crisis" conference between Britain and the United States-ap- pears to be shaping up for early Army Requests Draftees (n November WASHINGTON De- fense Department today asked selective service to call up 47- 000 men in November, for as- signment to the Army. The other services plan no draft calls in November. The November figure is the same as for October and is based on maintaining approv- ed strength. This brings to a total of the number of called up since September, 1950. next spring. Prime Minister Churchill him- self may fly to the United States then to talk with the next Ameri- can president about Britain's ideas for new moves to strengthen the Western world's finances. Nothing definite about the dates for any such high-level meeting has been decided upon. But Ameri- can and British financial and trade experts are already busy behind the scenes exploring possible pro- posals for action. The present plan calls for gov-) eminent agencies to draft a com- j prehensive report summing up the West's economic problems. This is j SEOUL. Korea artillery- 1. The American people have a to be laid on the desk of the new men today raked the valleys north on Eisenhower is thought to have been greatly re- duced, without lessening Eisen- hower's dependence on the local Republican organization. Mean- while, several of the local leaders are reported to be pouting because Eisenhower did not endorse Jenner by name and praise his singular record. The state chairman. Cale Holder is also quoted as saying that "until Bob Taft blows the bugle, a lot of uc aren't going to fight in the army." In short, although Gen. Eisen- hower scored a remarkable hit in Indianapolis, he has not quite solved his Indiana problem, and the problem has been made worse by the McCarthy victory. Meanwhile, the same process is undoubtedly at work in the other Midwestern states. And in Wiscon- sin particulaily, the McCarthy victory must have given the green light to the numerous regular Re- several lead- ers of the key group, the Republi- can Voluntary Committee who would secretly rather enjoy see- ing Eisenhower lose while Mc- Carthy wins. With McCarthy pre- sumably safe, the Wisconsin boss, Thomas E. Coleman, has little or no inducement to change his de- cision to stand aside from this election. Such is the far from happy situ- ation of Gen. Eisenhower, as he seeks his meeting with the elusive Sen. Robert A. Taft. No doubt Coleman and others like him will be mobilized after all, if Taft will only "blow the bugle." But to get (Continued on Page 13, Column 8.) ALSOPS the Democratic Farmer nomination. GOP Leaders To Greet Ike At Albert Lea ST. PAUL GOP state head- quarters announced that Gov. An- derson and Sen. Thye will head a group of party bigwigs to meet Ei- senhower when he arrives by train in Albert Lea Tuesday at 9 a. m According to a schedule announc- ed by the Minnesota Republican State Central Committee today, the special train will stop at Owatonna at a. m. and at Faribault at a. m. before going on to Northfield. There, the general will deliver a major address at a. m. in the Carleton College stadi- um to the youth of the nation. Labor i used to take about 100 passengers from a stalled Missouri-Kansas- Texas Railroad train at Solms, south of New Braunfels. No one was injured. The 'copters also lift- ed stranded residents from the roof-tops of their homes. At least five towns in the South- west and South Central Texas moral responsibility. president after he assumes office [of Capitol Hill with a barrage that areas old stomping grounds of Indian conquering, gold-hunting Francisco Coronado and his Span- ish legions had been isolated by the flood waters. Department of Public Safety officials said disrupt- ed communications made it uncer- tain whether there were still towns in danger of further damage. The floods struck two areas, hut the hill country apparently took the brunt of the beating, San Saba, Fredericksburg, Blanco, Boernc, major address at 11.0? n at aty Falls were nearly or completely reused Thursday isolated at times. Today evacuees ____ "You are not going to clean up 1 Jan. 20 along with alternative pro- j kept the Communists from launch- crime and corruption until you clean up American civic and politi- cal life Government is like a posals for United States action to j inS assaults on the scarred meet the situation. Central Front ridge. Officials here believe it likely South Korean scouts reported at pump, and what it pumps up is i that Churchill will want to discuss dawn that the valleys were cov- just what we are, a fair sample of the intellect, the ethics and the morals of the people, no better, no worse." 2. He, himself, has fought for clean government. "I do not, I have not, nor will I condone, excuse or explain away wrong-doing or moral obliquity in public office, whoever the guilty or wherever they are stationed. 1 have had the satisfaction of fir- ing and prosecuting a good many, and I mean from both parties." 3. Rascality is not confined to government. Private Business "When you realize that Ameri- can private business is swindled out of more than a billion dollars each year by its employes, from j these problems personally with the next president. If he doesn't come himself, it is believed virtually cer- tain he will send Foreign Minister Anthony Eden and Britain's chan- cellor of the exchequer, R. A. But- ler, to talk with the next American secretaries of state and treasury. President Truman, questioned about this at his news conference yesterday, said any such discussion would necessarily be with the new administration and that he knew nothing about it. Backstage Study The backstage study now going on in American government agen- cies seems to stem from a grow- ing belief that America's allies have to halt their rearma- A srnpniilP rPJPaseQ J Jiursua v cak.ii y cat u v us ciuuiujua. 11 uiu i nieht headquarters were returning to their homes un- clerks to executives, it is not too merit drive unless new financial "n New York did1 not mentiona der skies that in some places remarkable, however deplorable, Props are found for their shaky Faribault stop. threatened more ram. Acheson Warns Against Forcing Reds to Free Dominated Areas KANSAS CITY Lfl Secretary of i Dulles, in a radio interview, State Acheson has slapped a "pre-1 blamed "President Truman's mis- that government occasional- economies ly should be swindled." Britain and France already have 4. Graft and thievery are not the i cut back sched- only forms of corruption. "Perhaps the proper description [ules and American defense experts fear anv further cuts in arms ex- scription-for-disaster" label on us- ing force as a means of aiding countries under Russia's domina- tion. Assailing critics of the adminis- tration's foreign policy as men with "their hands on the horn and their feet on the Acheson declared last night: "Our position in the world calls for responsibility, not only by of- is not 'corrupt' but 'expedient' for penditures may seriously hurt the the legislator who will vote for all I West's master plan for defense kinds of special interest bills Communism, catch or hold some votes. Call that) What new steps can be adopted what you will, condone it as you to bolster Western finances is not please, even profit from it as you yet certain. Congress appropriated ered with Chinese bodies. Allied big guns had scattered Red units varying in size from a few squads to a battalion of about 750 men. North of Chorwon on the Central Front, a South Korean patrol kill- ed 35 Communists and wounded 72 j in a four-hour battle, the U. S. i Eighth Army reported. NEW YORK Robert A. Taft said today that he and Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower are in sub- stantial agreement on all and that he will "speak anywhere to the extent of my ability" to further the Republican presidential nominee's campaign. Sen. Taft said he is convinced that Eisenhower "will carry out the policies of the Republican plat- form." Ha said he was "completely satisfied" that Eisenhower would give the United States a good ad- ministration. The senator further asserted that the general had his wholehearted backing with "no qualifications at all." 'Left-Winger' Taft called the Democratic can- didate, Gov. Adlai E. Stevenson of Illinois, "a representative of the left wing and left-winger himself." Taft also said he is convinced Eisenhower believes in the prin- ciples of a statement adopted by the Republican steering committee in Congress.' He told a news conference: "I cannot say I agree with all of Gen. Eisenhower's views on for- eign policy but our differences art merely differences of degree." Later, in answer to a question, he said the degree was largely a matter of spending. He declined to enlarge, saying he would discuss his views of foreign policy in, hit own speeches. i j i-- ov. i r- T Today's breakfast conference placed him with Charles F. Lyon, at Eisenhower.s Columbia Univer- who has been chief counsel of the i sity home was the first face-to- House committee investigating taJ face meeting of the two since Ei- 'senhower defeated Taft for the nomination in Chicago last July. McGranery Fires Justice Dept. lax Director WASHINGTON UP) Atty. Gen. McGranery today relieved Ellis N. Slack as head of the Justice De- partment's tax division and re- scandals. He announced that Slack will re- turn to his former post as chief of the appellate section of the tax di- vision. Slack has been acting chief of the tax division since Nov. 16, 1950, when President Truman fired T. Lamar Caudle for "outside activ- ity." Slack has been under fire of a congressional committee recently in connection with a St. Louis grand jury's investigation last year Saying that he, himself, would speak "on a national broadcast and speak anywhere to the extent of my Taft urged all Americans "who have confidence in my judgment" to support the Republican ticket. He said he and Gen. Eisenhower agreed "to reduce drastically gov- ernment expenditures" to the point where the federal budget would be down to in the fiscal year of 1954 and 000 in the following fiscal year. Taft said he never had "changed my intentions" in referring to his of the handling of tax cases in j statement after his Chicago defeat that area. I that he would do "everything pos- P j sible" to assure Gen. Eisenhower'l _ jelection, Twin City Alderman j had Pofncoc fft Tocfffv intention of abandoning the prin- IXfcllUbtS IU I CMIiy and he has main- tained and made during the years. Saying that Gen. Eisenhower agreed with him that limitations i To Crime Probers ST- PAUL WV'A must be set the extent of gov- alderman refused to testify before crnment power, he said the gen- UN Serlombers helped ar I a federal 'ury Thursday. m era! "belieVe Pin the basic L. N. fighter-bombers helped ar- i s of ossible self incnmma-- tillerymen knock out Red guns which had been harassing the South Korean defenders "of Capitol Hill. Four Allied planes poured ex- plosives on the Communist-held crest of nearby Finger Ridge, The U. S. Fifth Air Force said its Sabre jet pilots shot down one Communist MIG jet and damaged two when 24 Sabres ran into 29 extremely aggressive MIGs south of the Yalu River. Slightly revising its figures, the Fifth Air Force said today's toll raised the Allied pilots' September score to 29 Red jets downed; one probably destroyed and 29 dam- aged. Casualties were not estimated for the searing artillery barrage near Capitol Hill. An Eighth Army staff officer es- timated the Reds hurled ar- tillery and mortar shells at the are Edwin grounds of possible self incrimina-1 cjpjes Of the Taft-Hartley Law and tiqn. The jury is investigating j is opposed to its repeal." crime conditions. j He was asked what he thought The other Minneapolis aldermen I about the proposal for a new and a former alderman did testify. "American parly" made by Col. Harold J. Kauth who represents Robert R. McCormick, Chicago the third ward declined to talk to publisher. the jury. The three who testified Taft replied, "A new American party is not feasible in 1952." Beyond the election. Taft would not make any predictions except to comment that third parties had not been very successful in the ist. Taft was asked if he had dis- cussed with Eisenhower support of Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy of Wis- consin, whose Communists-in- government charges have become a controversial issue. Taft replied, "His name didn't come up in the conversation." Taft said both he and Eisenhow- ficials, but by all of us. We cannot dictate, we cannot be ir- responsible, if we are to fulfill the mission of leadership among free peoples." War of Liberation He spoke at the convention of the AFL International Association of Machinists. In New York John Foster Dulles, Republican foreign policy adviser, said neither he nor Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower contemplated a "war of liberation" when they rec- ommended a different foreign pol- icy in Eastern Europe. The Republican presidential nominee recently said the United States should not rest until the Communist-dominated countries of Eastern Europe are liberated. La- _ i JJ.I Villr AJ-Uill HO i Y C I, V.t I LOlll. WJ-'J. interpretations for any alarm i do now CQst M a total of for military, South Korean Capitol Division m Eisenhower s Legion speech might j is infinitel greater than all of this have caused in The speech i thievery and that cap. the Presi- tures tne headlines." 5. Special interest groups can damage good government. "Sound government ends when dent as increasing the possibility of war. Dulles Cites Dulles cited Yugoslavia's with- drawal from Russia's domination as the type of "split-offs" the U. S. should work for. He also mentioned economic measures, internal dis- sension in Communist enslaved countries and radio broadcasts. He criticized present foreign policy planning as inadequate. Acheson told the machinists' convention: "We believe, as anyone must who shares the democratic faith, that free societies can and will be more durable, and that ultimately they must exercise a strong at- traction that will shift the balance in our favor. "But if through impatience or imprudence, we are urged to seek the 'liberation' of territories or peoples by force, this advice would be neither realistic nor responsi- ble. ter he told the American Legion i "If this is what is meant by be- Convention in New York he was I ing more then it is in advocating only peaceful meas- fact a positive prescription for dis- aster." economic and technical aid to near-! the 24 hours ended at 6 p m. Thurs- ly 40 countries during the 12-month fay. About rounds of artU- period ending next July 1. Altogether, nearly 26 billion dol- lars has been provided by the Uni- ted States to friendly countries dur- the leaders of special groups call j ;ng the past four years, beginning the tune, whether they represent wjth the un-precedented Marshall capital, labor, farmers, veterans, pensioners or anyone else." The basic formula for good gov- ernment, Stevenson said, is a high- er standard of general public mor- als, plus a serious and continuing interest in politics between elec- tion-years. "A large percentage of us pay no attention to politics and to govern- ment for three years and then turn exclusively to other concerns until the time rolls around again when we must once more clam- orously assure the national salva- tion." He said, too, that there are "tens of thousands" of honest, efficient public officers. The "criticism, abuse and Stevenson added, is making it more difficult to bring good people into govern- ment. The governor took time off in (Continued on Page 13, Column S.) STEVENSON Plan for Western European re- covery. The present thinking is that the foreign aid program must be con- tinued for several more years but that additional steps are urgently needed to make certain that West- ern European countries can put their financial houses in order in the foreseeable future. The informal ideas that are be- ing mentioned most frequently both lery and mortar fire were hurled at U. N. troops eleswhere on the Korean front. At other points, sporadic actions increased slightly but none amount- ed to more than probes and patrol fights. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and fair and continued warm tonight and Saturday. Low tonight 63, high Saturday 88. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 by American and foreign financial hours ending at 12 m. today: 3 Maximum, 94; minimum, 52; noon, 86; precipitation, none; sun experts are: American Agreement 1. An international stabilization fund of some two or three billion dollars. This would be set up to guarantee that foreign currencies could be exchanged into dollars, thus helping expand world com- merce. 2. American agreement to buy (Continued on Page 9, Column 8.) BRITISH sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER Maximum temperature 80 at noon today; minimum 61 at a. m. Noon thin, scattered at wind 10 miles per hour from east northeast; vis- ibility six miles, with haze; baro- meter, 30.05; humidity, 80 per cent. Additional weather on Page 9. ward, Henry H. Bank, fifth ward, All four are or were members of the health and hosnitals commit tee of the Minneapolis City Coun- cil. This committee passes on1 is- suance of liquor and beer licenses. Hendricks, Bank and Bastis re- fused to say what questions had been put to them when they ap- peared before the jury. Miles W. Lord, assistant U. S. district at- torney, said they had been told to (Continued on Page 9, Column 7.) be ready for possible calls for fur- ther testimony. Sen. Robert A. Taft and Dwight D. Eisenhower clasp hands as they say goodbye in New York today.. Taft pledged his full support to his successful rival for the Republican presidential nomination thus mending any split in the party. (AP Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald)   

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