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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 29, 1952, Winona, Minnesota Fair Tonight And Tuesday; Warmer Tuesday Give Enough To Your Community Chest VOLUME 52, NO. 190 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, MONDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 29, 1952 SIXTEEN PAGES Adlai'sTax in Last 10 Years This Is Neville's, Inc., 65 E. 3rd St., which has been sold after being in the family by that name for a half century. (Republican-Herald photo) w w Neville's Store Sold, Joins 4-State Group Sale of Neville's, Inc., Winona's oldest men's clothing store, to Robert M. St. Clair and K. L. (Ken) Gunderson, Fergus Falls, Minn., and William W. St. Clair, Wickenburg, Ariz., was announced today by Julian Neville, president of the store. Gunderson, who has been associated with the St. Clair Gunder- son Store in Fergus Falls for the past 15 years, will serve as resi- dent managing partner of the Wi- nona store which was established here 50 years ago. Neville pointed out that the sale I of the store was largely a result of j the close working relationship j which has existed between his store and the Leuthold and St. Clair groups of stores. Neville's for many years, he explained, has been a' member of the same buying group. Gunderson said this morning that he plans to establish a residence in Winona for his family in the near future but that he will continue to j BUFFALO, N. Y. Alvin hold his financial interest in the O'Konski, Wisconsin Republican, partnership of St. Clair and Gunder-1 says Americans of Polish descent son in Fergus Falls. i should unite and demand that the Pledge to Free Poland, Urged Falls I Injured Neville: No Plans Neville said that he is not yet U. S. follow a policy aimed at! freeing Poland from Communist prepared to announce his plans o'Konski drew cheers from a- for the immediate future. j bout Sunday at a meeting of! The store was established by J. C. I the Western New York Polish Na- pleasure jaunt in a powerful motor Neville and John Shannon in 1902 and continued in this partnership until Neville purchased Shannon's tional Fund Association when he I boat on Eau Claire Lake ended said the U. S. should "risk war" I in tragedy Sunday when the craft to help Poland. interest in the store about 25 years He urged full diplomatic recog- j the victims lay helpless for more later. 1 nition of the Polish government in Later, the founder's two sons, jn. Br.itain- which to i hp the legal successor of the pre-1 Julian andfcarlton, assumed active management of the firm and for the World II non-Communist gov- nwnagemeiiLoit sakl past 10 years. Julian Neulle has-, _ Income From All Sources Over By DOUGLAS B. CORNELL SPRINGFIELD, 111. Ad- lai E. Stevenson disclosed last night that his income over the last 10 years was a half million dollars. And he paid Uncle Sam more j than of it in taxes. In making public his federal in- come tax returns, the Democratic presidential nominee in effect chal- lenged his GOP rival, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, to come through with his own. It was a spectacular follow- through to the baring 24 hours earlier of the financial operations through which Stevenson made gifts to supplement the pay of eight top Illinois state officials. Over the 10 through fees and salaries from a variety of jobs amounted to less than one fifth of his total in- come. Most of the income came from dividends on stock in cor- porations, but there was some, too, from farms, rentals, oil leases, and the stock markets. Reveals Income Income from all sources was with only in salary, the returns showed. Taxes took 980.42, leaving Stevenson For three years of his guberna- torial term that are covered by the through Stevenson's state salary was 209.63 and his outside income 210.26, for a total of Taxes came to SS4.459.35, so the net was Here and there, like any other taxpayer, the governor made mis- takes on his returns. Last year's, for example, showed a loss on farming operations of in the separate forms used for farm- ers. But he left off and took a deduction of only Back in 1942 and 1943, Steven- son's contributions included each year to the Institute of Paci- fic Relations. The Senate internal security subcommittee headed by Sen. McCarran (D-Nev) said in a report July 2 that Communists and pro-Co'mmunists took control of the IPR. The report also said there was no evidence the major- ity of its members supported it. "for any reason except to advance the professed research and schol- arly purposes of the organization." Stevenson announced Saturday night that he would make public his tax returns for 10 vears and so Mrs, Clinton H. 'Redard, 50. of would his vice presidential running Chippewa Falls, was in "very ser-1 Sen- John J- Sparkman of ious condition today at a Chippewa Alabama. Truman Raps Ike In Fargo Speech K. L. Cunderson EAU CLAIRE A sunset I plunged over a 24-foot dam and than four hours. President Truman said in Fargo, N. D., today Adlai Stevenson, Democratic presidential candi- date, is the "most promising leader we have had in a generation" with a background comparable to Franklin Roosevelt. He also accused the Repub- lican nominee, Dwight Eisenhower, of using corrup- tion-in-government as a "political football." (AP Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald) iroa uNf 1 alls hospital doctors ft h served as president Until' recently i "nder the Polish should be j not detefmine her exact injuries ery candidate for high public office immediately. Leslie C. Hoffman, should, as a -matter of regular immediately. Leslie C. Hoffman, 40, Eau Claire, received a broken he said, "make a full dis- Under the terns of the purchase i policy of containing Communism, j hip and Fred Smhh 59 Aug. closure of his personal financial Sent TC Neville will con- He said the U.S. had 'a hand in glfst a broken right arm. AU j condition over a period of years. o. ttJJi i.u- nf nofinnc i m yoncbon 3< I' ff -47 SOUTH KOREA- SEOUL I the enslavement" of nations which Communist rule since agreement tinue as owner of the building in which the store is housed. The purchase of Neville's brings to 20 the total number of stores bilYty "adding: in the St. Clair group. These stores j we can risk fte ljves 19-15. He said the U. S. had a responsi- were suffering from shock and ex-( Gen- Eisenhower showed no im- posure. mediate inclination to go along The throe were discovered about! with that idea. In New York for 11 o'clock Sunday night by three! a campaign interlude, the GOP men passing the gorge where the nominee was silent on the question '0-foot dam crosses the Eau Claire tax returns. Opposition on Spot But here at Stevenson's head- quarters, aides to the Illinois gov- _ the "shore" and'ciimbed'up' the "steep ernor said they figured the Illi- is done co-operative-1 war for the country that paid the I bank only to be popped by a I governor has put the opposi- wire 'fence Ition on something of a spot. They Hoffman' and Mrs. Smith were I reasoned that if Eisenhower and still in the boat, which lay on a Sen. Richard M. Nixon of Californ- ners, ly by the group to obtain the ad-1 greatest toll of any country in his- vantages of volume purchasing, Gunderson said. O'Konski made no further elab- otiii The St. Clair brothers are ac-1 oration on how the U. S. could j at ia, the GOP vice presidential nom- ve in the general supervision of risk war to help Poland. dam It rescuers about an inee, don't come forth with tax re- tive the group, he acidcd, which was hour to get them out of the gorge. I turns the Democrats will be able i originally founded in 1892 by theiTomah Band Man Dies Rescuers reported Hoffman told to start asking _ whether they have late William F. St. Clair of Owa tonna. them "the light blinded in- ___ Wis. Henry C. dicating the sunset's glare pre- Gundcrson said that he plans i Winsauer, 66, a leader of Wiscon- vented him from seeing that he to carry out an extensive program sin bands and other musical or-............ of remodeling the Neville store but gamzations for more than 30 years, anything to hide. That was the question GOP leaders including Nixon had was nearing the brink of the dam. j been throwing at Stevenson in con- The dr.m runs north and south atjnection with the "Illinois iund." few state officials that present'personnel of the Ne-1 died Saturday at the veterans hos-1 the west end the lake, about from which a ville organization will be retained. P'tal here'_____________________i five miles north of Augusta. got gifts from the governor. He said that the long-time store policy of carrying nationally-ad- vertised clothing lines will be con- tinued. A member of the Elks and the American Legion, Gunderson is a past president of the Fergus Falls Chamber of Commerce, has been a member of the board of direct- ors of that organization for 10 years and has served as president of the Retail Trade Commission in Fergus Falls. Leuthold Associated He said that the St. Clair group is closely associated with the Leuthold group of men's stores lo- cated in Iowa and Minnesota and that the two groups have 40 as- sociated stores. Stores comprising the Leuthold and St. Clair groups are St. Clair Kovaleske, Cherokee, Carroll and Lemars, Ia.: St. Clair Gun- derson, Fergus Falls; St. Clair Irgens, Greenwood. Minn.; St. Clair Crum, Windom; St. Clair Starks, Mason City, Ia.; St. Clair Krieger, Marshalltown, Ia.; St. Clair <sT Butler, Hampton, Ia.; St. Clair Johnson, Iowa City, Ia.; St. Ciair Teske, Manchester, Ia.; Leuthold O'Connor, New Hampton, Ia.; St. Clair, Fairmont, Minn.; St. Clair Billohus, Men- omonee, Wis.: St. Clair John- son, Chippewa Falls. Wis.; St. Clair Page, Wis.; Leuthold St. Clair, Owa tonna; McDougall Cassou, Phoenix, Ariz.; St. Clair Chaffee. Scotts- Ariz.; Leuthold Nolle, (Continued on Page 13, Column 2} NEVILLE'S President Truman confers with aides aboard his special train over points to be made in talks during his two-week political campaign tour. Dis- cussing the first talk at Fargo, N. D., while travel- ing through Minnesota were, left to right, the President; Charles S. Murphy, special counsel; David D. Lloyd, administrative assistant and Matthew Connelly, appointment secretary. (AP Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald) Map Locates "Big Nori" hill, northwest of Yonchon, North Korea, where Allied planes bombed Greek infantrymen by mistake. Bombing took place a few hours after the Greeks had seized the hill. They were de- fending it against a determined Chinese counterattack when four American F-80 Shooting Stars bombed them and in- flicted casualties. (AP Wire- photo. Map) U.N. Jets Bomb Greek Troops By Mistake By ROBERT B, TUCKMAN SEOUL, Korea artil- lery and warplanes pounded Chi- nese Reds astride Big Nori on Ko- rea's Western Front today. Coun- terattacking Communists won the peak yesterday from Greek soldiers after the Greeks accidentally were bombed by four U.N, fighter- bombers. Greek troops attached to the U. S. 3rd Division captured Big Nori early yesterday and staved off three- Red counterattacks. Then, just as the Chinese storm- ed up the hill a fourth time, four F-80 Shooting Stars swooped down in support of the Greeks. The U. S. Eighth Army said some of the bombs fell short and exploded on the southern slope where the Greeks were fighting. State CIO Re-elects Hess President DULUTH, Minn, (.fl The State CIO council Sunday ended its an- nual meeting with re-election of Robert E. Hess, St. Paul, as presi- dent, and Rodney C. Jacobson, Minneapolis, as secretary-treas- urer. For Hess it was his second one- year term. Jacobson has held his post for eight years and the coun- cil extended the term for two years instead of the previous one year. Income Taxes Paid By Top Candidates Issue in Campaign By JACK BELL NEW YORK paid how much income taxes became a major issue in the presidential campaign today. Gov Adlai E. Stevenson of Illinois, the Democratic presidential nominee, put Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, the Republican stand- ard bearer, on a political spot by disclosing that he shelled out 980 to the federal government in income taxes in the last 10 years. Stevenson, in effect, challenged his opponent to make a similar tax listing. There seems no doubt at Eisen- hower regional headquarters here that the general had earned much more than Stevenson's reported income in the same per- iod, but had paid much less in taxes. Democratic Answer The Democratic answer to the emotional expense fund incident involving Sen. Richard M. Nixon of California, the GOP vice presidential candidate, found no immediate reply in the Repub- lican camp. The Democrats' end-around po- litical play appeared to have caught the Eisenhower advisers wondering how they could explain satisfactorily a ruling by the Bu- reau of Internal Revenue. The bureau had made a ruling permit- ting Eisenhower to keep three fourths of the income he received from his book, "Crusade In Europe." This to others in I some like the I general to pay only 25 per cent i tax instead of the higher income Irate, because he was held to be operating outside his usual field of activities when he furnished the information for the published volume. Perhaps with something of this in mind, Stevenson laid down last I night a summarization showing he jhad received a total income from 11942 through 1951 Of on I which he paid income taxes of Eisenhower worked on campaign speeches at his home yesterday, after attending morning church services. Work on Speeches Aides of the candidate said there would be no Sunday comment on income taxes or any other topic. Working on the speeches with Eisenhower were his top advis- er, Gov. Sherman Adams of New Hampshire. They were to continue the task today. Aides said Eisenhower had no appointments scheduled for today at his Hotel Commodore head- quarters. In the Democratic ently on instructions from Steven- Ike to Reveal Full Financial Picture to U.5. YORK Dwight Eisenhower's headquarters announced today that he will make j public his entire financial situa- j tion. The Republican presidential can- didate thus accepted an implied I challenge from Gov. Adlai Steven- I son of IDinois, the Democratic presidential nominee, to bare the status of his finances. j Stevenson made public Sunday I his income and tax payments for j the last 10 years. A spokesman at Eisenhower's headquarters said he did not know j at this point whether the general would report his tax returns for each year or whether it w-ould be I a general financial statement. The headquarters announcement gave no indication of exactly when the statement would be released. A spokesman said he did not ex- pect it before the general's de- parture Tuesday for a speaking engagement in Columbia, S. C. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and vicinity Fair to- night and Tuesday. Warmer Tues- day. Low tonight 48, high Tues- day 82. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 85; minimum, 57; j noon, 80; precipitation, none. i Official observations for the 24 (hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 85; minimum, 50; j noon. 73; precipitation, none; sun j sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER (CAA Observations) Max. temp. 85 at p.m. Sun- day. Min. 45 at a.m. today. nominee, said he would make a "full disclosure" of his personal income. Warns Return Of Republicans May Bring War President Moving Across North Dakota And Montana Today By ERNEST 8. VACCARO i ABOARD TRUMAN TRAIN I President Truman today bilterly j denounced Gen. Dwight D. Eisen- bower's charges of corruption in i government by calling him a "front man for an unholy crew" of lob- byists using that issue as "a poli- tical -football." Truman tore loose with one of I his most scathing attacks on the Republican presidential nominee in a "whistle-stop" speech at Fargo, N. D., where he told a trainside crowd they'd belter hesitate about returning the Republicans to power if they "want to avoid a third world war." Eisenhower, he said, "seems to be listening to some strange ad- vice so far as foreign policy is concerned." (The Truman special train, traveling on the Burlington Railroad, passed. East "Winona. at 1 a. m.) Issue of Corruption The President tackled the issue of corruption in his administration on his first formal whistle-stop speech of his 15-day coast to coast tour. He said he had been "getting rid wrong- doers" over the "opposition of Re- publicans in Congress." Truman made an earlier rear platform appearance at Brecken- ridge, Minn., where he spoke off- the-cuff. Other "whistle-stop" talks were dovvn for Grand Forks, Larrimore, Lakota, Devils Lake, Minot, Ber- thold. Stanley, Tioga, Willjston ia North Dakota and Wolfe Point, Mont. It was a gloves-off attack Tru- man turned on his former chief- of-staff at Fargo. He said of the Eisenhower who once quoted Truman as saying Tru- man would support him for any- thing he might want, including the presidency, that the general has swallowed the propaganda of the special interests, "hook, line and sinker." Front Man for Lobbies "He may not know Truman said of Eisenhower, "but he has i become a front man for the lob- jbies. i "They are sending him around j the country with advance agents to put up bill boards and balloons j and pass out the confetti. They i have plenty of money to put into i these things. The Wall Street bank- lers are just pouring it out." 1 Truman said Eisenhower admits 1 he's trying to win the election by "appealing to the people's emot- tions. not to their intellects." 1 "That's why you won't find any- j thing in most of his speeches ex- cept slogans, generalities and scare the President said. "I think it's insulting to the I American people to tell them they make up their minds according to i their emotions, and not on the basis iof the great issues that are be- fore them." Truman called Eisenhower a candidate "who has spent all his I life in the Army and doesn't know much about what has been going I on in the United States." Reminds Farmers To the farmer he said: "The last time you had a Re- publican administration your farm, mortgages were being foreclosed so fast you couldn't count them." "Are you covered by social sec- urity or railroad he asked. "Are you counting on that to help you in your old age? Then jlican candidate for president said if the American people want sec- urity the best place to find it is in jail. "Above all, let me ask you: Do you want to avoid a third world war? Then you'd better look out. The Republican party seems to be listening to some strange advice !so far as foreign policy is con- Icerned." Truman said that Adlai Steven- son, the Democratic nominee, has everything required for the presi- dency, "great ability, experience I in civil government, humility and for the common miles per hour from east, baro-i for own administration meter 30.16, rising, humidity 64. Truraan declared "the record is Additional weather on Page 13. good."