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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 1, 1952, Winona, Minnesota                              Cloudy, Windy, Cooler Tonight And Thursday National Newspaper Week VOLUME 52, NO. 192 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, WEDNESDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 1, 1952 TWENTY-FOUR PAGES Mankato, New (Jim Vote For City Manager Plan By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Mankato and New Ulm are to have city manager forms of government, effective next Jan. 1 Voters in special elections in both communities Tuesday vot- ed the change from their pres- ent commissions. Election of the altered councils will be held in connection with the Nov. 4 general election, with successful candidates taking office on the first of the year. Ordinarily, municipal balloting would have been carried out in April. Mankato voted to for the change and New Ulm to 694. In both cases, man- agers will be named after the new council takes office. Under the new setup, Man- kato will have a mayor and six councilmen, with the mayor drawing yearly and the aldermen serving without pay. TODAY Missouri Situation Muddled By STEWART ALSOP ST. LOUIS It is amusing, and sometimes rather revealing, to try in the imagination to explain an American political situation, like that here in Missouri, to a Euro- pean visitor. W. Stuart Symington, formerly President Truman's secretary of the Air Force, is the Democratic candidate for the Senate here. He won the nomination over the public opposition of the President. of course, Mr. Syming- ton is opposing the Truman ad- "No, certainly not. You're getting it all Symington is a close friend of the Republican candidate for Pres- ident, 'Dwight D. Eisenhower. He deeply admires Eisenhower, and has consistently supported the in. ternational policies for which Eis- enhower stands. naturally Mr. Symington wishes that Gen. Eisenhower will be "Heavens no. He is strongly supporting Eisenhower's opponent, Gov. Adlai Confusion Throughout his Senate service, the Republican incumbent. Sen. James P. Kem, has bitterly and consistently opposed just about ev- erything Gen. Eisenhower stands for. Kem even voted against the North Atlantic Treaty. one assumes, Kem is opposing Eisenhower and Eisen- hower is opposing "Don't be silly. When Eisenhower was in St. Louis some days ago, he round- ly endorsed Sen. Kem, and Sen. Kem is, as we say in this country, hanging onto Eisenhower's coat- tails for dear At this point, the imaginary Eur- open visitor is presumably cross- eyed with confusion, yet the situa- tion described above (which is of course perfectly clear and simple to any American) is nevertheless interesting, in that it is typical of a peculiar phenomenon of this campaign. Like a number of other Republican candidates of the fam- ous "class of 1946" (Sen. William Jenner of Indiana, for example, or Harry Cain of Washington) Sen. Kern's hopes of re-election are squarely based on two premises. Ike Popular The first is that the immensely popular Eisenhower will sweep the country, and sweep Kem back into the Senate in the process. Kem is therefore seizing every possible opportunity to identify himself with whom, of course, he has virtually nothing in com- mon. The second premise is that the voters can also be rendered cross- eyed with confusion, so that they will conveniently forget Kern's vot- ing record. Kem has therefore at- tacked Symington on so many fronts that the unfortunate Sym- ington, who has never before had first-hand experience of an elec- tion, sometimes seems a trifle punch-drunk. One can hardly blame him. It must be an unpleasant experience for a man of hitherto distinguished reputation to find himself simul- taneously pictured as a blood-soak- ed war profiteer, a "golf-playing crcny of and the chosen agent of British interna- tional bankers. These three charges against Symington provide typical examples of a political technique which is now widely practiced. The object of this tech- nique is simply to confuse the vot- ers, to raise "the big doubt" in their minds. Symington sold his stock in the Emerson Electric Company, of which he had been president, when he entered public office. He did so in order to avoid charges of favoring his old company. But the stock had increased in value during Symington's term as president of the company and so Symington is a war profiteer. Symington is a crony of Corn- chosen instrument to "punish" (Continued on Page IT, Column ALSOP At present, the mayor is paid per month and the four councilmen S50 each. The city had operated with a commis- sion since In New Ulm under the char- ter change, the eight council- men, now drawing yearly, will be cut to five at an- nual pay. The mayor also takes a similar pay cut, Only voters turned out at Mankato out of a registra- tion of About cast ballots at the Sept. 9 primary election. Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower introduces Jimmie Waldzak, 7, to the crowd on hand to greet the GOP presidential candidate in Bay City, today. Ike told his audience that the boy had run alongside his special train for a mile after the train entered the outskirts of Bay City and that the train was halted in order that th'- boy might climb aboard. (AP Wirephoto to The Republican- Herald) TIME FOR CHANGE Ike Pushes Drive On 28-State In Michigan Today By DON WHITEHEAD ABOARD EISENHOWER SPECIAL U. Eisenhower Adlai Doubts GOP Could Rout All Communists Claims Stand Of Republicans Is 'Ludicrous' SPRINGFIELD, 111. Ad- ilai E. Stevenson bore down on the Communists-in-government is- sues today with a stand that the GOP is making a "ludicrous" claim it could easily end Red pen- jetration of federal agencies. 1 The Democratic presidential nominee and his staff intensified, too, efforts to win over indepen- dent and other voters through a nation-wide organization of volun- teers for Stevenson. Some 200 leaders of volunteer units from 37 states assembled here today for a major political rally. Stevenson could find time only for a brief reception for them to- night at the gubernatorial mansion. The Illinois governor was busy, among other things, on a speech for next week to be built almost entirely on the explosive Commu- nist issue. At the same time, he took steps to head off any exploitation by his Republican rival, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, of Gen. Walter Bedell Smith's statement that Smith believes, or at least operates on the assumption, there are Com- munists even in the hush-hush Cen- tral Intelligence Agency. Smith is chief .of the intelligence agency. Republicans seized on Smith's original statement, that he be- lieves all security agencies in- cluding the CIA have been infil- trated, in support of their con- tention that the present adminis- tration has been lax in going after Reds in government. The head of the CIA made his statement in a legal proceeding in Washington, Eisenhower at first was reported to be injecting the question of Communist penetration of the in- telligence agency into a speech for a Midwestern campaign tour start- ing today. But later a spokesman on the general's campaign train said Ei- senhower would do nothing to en-1 danger the security of this country or the CIA, although he intends to keep on hitting subversives in I government. And a spokesman for the Re- publican National Committee said in Washington that neither the committee nor Eisenhower intends to make a "political football" of the Smith statements. Smith backed down a bit from his original statement. He got out another to the effect that what he really meant to say was that any intelligence agency must be on Bums Trim Yanks In Opener, 4 to 2 This It Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, N. Y., as the New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers met in the opening game of the 1952 World Series at 1 p.m. today. This view was taken from. the right field corner looking toward the infield. (AP WirepboU) to The Republican-Herald) carried his time-for-a-change campaign westward today on a 28-state (constant guard and would be drive that could make or break his hopes to win the presidency in j inally negligent" if it did not oper- November. ate on the assumption that Reds Optimism was running higft. His special train moved into Michigan (have been able to make a pene- on a whistle-stopping push through states that will have 361 electoral jtration. votes out of the 531 or more i than enough to swing the election. Eisenhower carried with him the warm memory of a rousing wel- come in Columbia, S. C., yester- day where people roared "We want Ike." They cheered his attacks on President Truman and the Democratic presidential nom- inee, Adlai Stevenson, and his bold bid for the state's support. On the steps of the historic old South Carolina State House, Eisen- hower was introduced by Gov. James F. once a friend of President Truman and one-tisie secretary of state in the Truman Cabinet. A lifelong Democrat, Byrnes called for the people to put their country above a party label and to elect Eisenhower as the man Ike Retains 7% Test Vote Lead By PRINCETON RESEARCH SERVICE Kenneth Fink, Director PRINCETON, N. of the latest nation-wide 'trial heat" of voter preference for president by Princeton Research Service's who could clean up "the mess in j United States Poll, show events of the last 30 days have made little Washington" and prevent a third change in sentiment among rank and file voters. Today's nation-wide survey results show Republican Eisenhower world war. Eisenhower gave a hint, be- running ahead of Democrat Steven-, fore leaving Columbia, that 'he is j son by a margin of 7 per the I esting and cigmficant differences. ready to launch an attack Com same margin ..ported by the munists-in-government any time. at almost I United States Poll on Aug. 31. 3t j As the interviewing for today's they nnii ft, jn are to iavor the Republican Eisen- Eisenhower had been pressed for goU was being completed he de- Thjs holdg {m sec. comment on a statement by Gen. i PPJnfnL I tions of the country. The poll by Bedell Smith, chief of the super-1 expense educational secret Central Intelligence st.'" Its ful1 effect I that he believed Communists 'ne Presidential KewlSt maT sT 'agents had infiltrated into it. Princeton Research Service's I u 11 j 4 o i United States Poll staff reporters Eisenhower talked to Smith yes-j t the foUowing question to a Iterday about his statement-given cross-section of the I (Continued on Pane 17, Column 4.) j nation's voters: "Right now, which IKE of the 'two the Democrat, or Eisenhower, the you personally fa Popovich Quits As Counsel in King Bribe Case ST. PAUL W) Peter Popovich, a special counsel named to help investigate a reported attempt to bribe State Auditor Stafford King to pull out of the race for gover- nor, resigned today with a blast at the Ramsey County attorney. In a letter to County Attorney James Lynch, Popovich said "my character, integrity and reputation have been blemished" by a news- paper statement attributed to Lynch. Lynch was quoted as saying "we're trying to co-operate DEDICATES HUNGRY HORSE Truman Says Ike Turning Against Big Power Projects By ERNEST B. VACCARO ABOARD TRUMAN TRAIN Truman, dedicating the 108-million dollar Hungry Horse Dam, accused Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower today of turning against such projects after learning "the Republican party line." Truman said the Republican presidential nominee is talking "like one of the lobbyists for the private power' monopolies" and if with Popovich in the case, but we're tare of this kind." It was another speech in the President's cooly calculated at- tempt to destroy Eisenhower's prestige in a "give 'em hell" cam- paign tour from coast to coast, also trying to act like public of- p. Hatchet Man ficials, not like politicians .g fte role S40000 to Withdraw from the Re-Ith6 Democratic party's "hatchet publican primary election contest jman" the calm and relentless for the gubernatorial nomination. assurance of a veteran campaign- He was easily defeated in the Sept. going about familiar work. 9 primary by Gov.-C. Elmer An-j Leaving his campaign train at derson. I Columbia Falls, Mont., he viewed Popovich, a Democrat, was j the dam and drove on to Kali- named special counsel by Koscie Marsh, Democratic-Farmer-Labor spell for a dedicatory speech in the high school gymnasium. nominee for secretary of state. The action was taken under little-used law permitting an look al thjs dam, because i Republicans win this eiection it will be a long time before you see another structure of this Truman said. "All of you who are here today better go over and take an- j other look at this dam, because if 'the Republicans win this election, a case to be taken before a grand jury. Marsh had sought the grand jury probe. Popovich's resignation followed his request Tuesday that both the governor and Mrs. King be sub- poenaed to testify before the grand jury. Lynch declined, saying he didn't think a subpoena would be needed to get the two to testify. "The Republican candidate for president made it perfectly plain in a speech in Boise, Idaho, a few j weeks ago dams like added. i And he said Eisenhower now ac- Governor Asks Hunters to 'Play It Safe' ST. PAUL Governor An- derson Tuesday made a plea to hunters to "play it safe" as Minnesotans prepared to open the hunting season Wednesday. "As we go into the regular hunting Gov. Ander- son said, "I am mindful of the treat responsibility in prevent- ing gun accidents and saving human lives, "Last year, 20 people were killed and 111 were injured in firearms accidents. "You owe it to yourself, your fellow hunters and the sport to hunt safely and re- turn safely." Go Ahead on Robinson and Snider Homers BROOKLYN The Brooklyn Dodgers won the first game of the 1952 World Series from the world champion New York Yankees to- day, 4-2. Play-by-play details of the first series game follow: FIRST INNING YANKEES Joe Black hurled the first pitch of the 1952 World Series, to lead- off batter Bauer, who raised a soft liner to Pafko in straight left. Pafko moved to his left to gather in Rizzuto's fly in left-center. Mantle, swinging at a 3-2 pitch, popped to Reese at the edge of the outfield grass. No runs, no hits, no errors, none left. FIRST INNING DODGERS Cox teed off on Reynolds' first pitch and chased Moren back to the left-center field wall for his long liner. i Reese worked Reynolds for I full count, then watched a fast bal' whizz by his knees for a third called strike. Mantle loped in to get under t Snider's high fly behind second base. No runs, no bits, no errors, left. SECOND INNING YANKEES Berra's sharp grounder skidded off Hodges' glove but Robinson, backing up the first baseman, re- trieved the ball and tossed to (Continued on Page 21, Column 2.) WORLD SERIES that he was against j the President' Squawk or Okay but...Make a Noise! November 4 is your big day to speak up. Vote Democratic or Republican, vote to turn 'em out or vote to keep 'em but VOTE. Your free and secret vote is the great American right that must be preserved. You'll lose that right if you don't vote. The real issue is whether you're a spectator or participant. We think vou're a participant so, "SEE YOU AT THE Published as a public service in coop- eration wiA The Advertising Council vor for This was the result among all those who ex- pressed a definite preference, or who, if "undecided" stated toward which candidate they "leaned." NATION-WIDE Eisenhower 52% Stevenson 45% Undecided 3% Most of the "undecided" were in two in manual work- er occupations and those with less formal Princeton Research Service's studies over a period of years have shown to be Democratic Party supporters us- ually. The August 31 United States Poll report showed Eisenhower with 52.5 per cent of the vote; Steven- son with 45.5 per cent, and two per cent "undecided." The split in sentiment among the various educational and occupa- tional groups reflscts some inter- Eisenhower Stevenson Undecided NATION-WIDE HI -Id go. 5- n .5 tft 3 A 30   64% 54% 34% 44% 2% 2% 51% 45% 44% 47% 52% 51% 2% 3% 3% Popovich's request that four other cgpts Guard view that persons be subpoenaed was also dams jjke Hungry Horse, and gov- turneddown eminent transmission lines, and In his letter, Popovich accused bj. t Lynch of broken promises and lack iflg of p.aying politics or the slogan writers for the being unfair, perhaps it is he said. The letter was delivered to Lynch who was expected in his office about noon. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and Consider- able cloudiness, windy and much cooler tonight. 46. Thursday power monopolies talk. Eisenhower, Truman said, has "adopted the line of the private power monopoly." Cites Charges The President cited what he said was a change in view by the gen- eral after he became the GOP nominee. He said Eisenhower, visiting the Boulder Dam last June, learned it was self-liquida- ting, and declared: "Here we have a perfect example of doing some- partly cloudy and continued cool. High in afternoon 55. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 85; minimum, 57; noon, 63; precipitation, .07; sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER (CAA Observations) Max. Temp. 84 at p. m. Tuesday. Min. 59 at p. m. Wednesday. Noon scattered at feet and broken at feet. Ceiling feet. Visibility 15 miles. Wind 15 to 25 miles per hour from west. Bar- ometer 29.76, steady. Humidity 59 per cent. Additional weather on Page 21. people and It was after "many men" visited (Continued on Page 4, Column 5.) TRUMAN State Natural Gas Extension Planned MINNEAPOLIS Ifl If present plans work out, the entire Red River Valley extending to Crook- ston and Northern Minnesota will be supplied with natural gas. Such a program is now being planned by the Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., said W. L. Hayes, Minneapolis, general sales manager. Among The Fant Gathered Li front of Ebbets Field in Brook- lyn, N. Y., this morning to await the sale of bleacher seats for the opening game of the World Series were Arlene Yanicb, left, and Mary iSoshnjk, airline hostesses. Arlene is from Minneapolis while Mary is from the other twin city, St. Paul. (AP Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald)   

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