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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 3, 1952, Winona, Minnesota                              Local Showers, Cooler Tonight; Cloudy Saturday National Newspaper Week EIGHTEEN PAGES FRIDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 3, 1952 Crash World Series Line Score Ike Meets McCarthy Have Differences But Goal Same on Reds, General Says By DON WH1TEHEAD Minnesota Set For Second Visit General to Stop First in Duluth, Then to St. Cloud MINNEAPOLIS the sec- Dnd time in less. than a month, Minnesota will become a major arena Saturday for the two lead- ng presidential contenders. Democratic Gov, Adlai E. Stev- enson and Gen. Dwight D. Eisen lower, Republican, made their jrevious same-day vote appeals in the state Sept. 6 at the Nationa Plowing Contest near Kasson. Eis enhower added to that with a Sept 16 train tour of southern Mm Mankato Man Gets 15 Years For Bank Holdup MINNEAPOLIS A. McCormick, Mankato, t-x'.ay was sentenced to serve 15 years in pri- son and pay a fine for the holdup of the Citizens State Bank of Waterville. McCormick pleaded guilty to the robbery charge on Sepc. 23 and sentencing was held up until pro- could complete bation officers their report. Referring to McCormick s use of S350 of the he got m the shotgun robbery for dancing les- sons, Federal Judge M. M. Joyce told McCormick, "You will have lots of time to finish your dancing lessons to a different tune, how- GV Gr McCormick told FBI agents he also used to buy a car and was planning to spend the rest on a honeymoon with a waitress with whom he was living. Taft Warns Adlai Won't Rout Out Reds By REED SMITH COLUMBUS, 0. Rober A. Taft said last night Democra Adlai E. Stevenson, if elected pres- ident, would permit the greatest threat to this nation to continue. That threat was created by "stu- pidity and pro-Conmunist sympa- thies in the State Taft asserted. He addressed a Re- publican rally that overflowed the 1.350 capacity of the Neil House hotel ballroom. The senator described Stevenson as "hand in glove" with President Truman and Secretary of State Dean Acheson on foreign policy. At Height of Power "At the end of the war, we stood at the height of Taft said was the most wonderful man. But our people failed to un- derstand the nature of Commu- nism. Today we face the greatest threat greater than Hitler." He said "Stevenson would continue that threat. But Taft said the Republican presidential nominee. Gen. Dwigh1 D Eisenhower, would clean ou the top level in the State Depart ment. including Acheson. Taft said he would- dwell more fully on foreign policy tonight in an address at a meeting of the Ohio Federation of Republican Women's Organizations in the Nei" House. He will speak barely five block, from Memorial Hall where Steven son is scheduled to talk about th< same time on social security in a bid for the 25 electoral votes o Ohio, Taft's home state. Cites Major Issues Taft is back in Ohio during 19-state junket to campaign for th election Eisenhower. The senator emphasized his par tisan friends must, like himself forget their disappointment ove to win nomination an support Eisenhower. "I am glad to assure those wh believe in my Ta said, "that if you elect him, yo will have government based o the principles in which you b lieve." Vila t. mj who bad come to welcome rum to was among those aboard his special tram. Eisenhower said the differences between him and McCarthy were everyone and he hac; discussed these differences with McCarthy. He said differenc es were inevitable m a politica party. He said, however, that both he and McCarthy had the same goal of ridding the government o disloyal and subversive elements As Eisenhower appeared on thf rear platform of the train some spectators called for McCarthy But the general took no notice o the shouts. McCarthy did not ap P6The Wisconsin senator, running for re-election, cilmbed aboard the Eisenhower special in Peoria, IU last night after a surprise con- ference with the GOP presidential nominee. "We had a pleasant talk, was all McCarthy would say to report p.m nesota. Saturday, the general is schedul ed to be first on the scene, arriv in" by special train in Duluth a a.m. Stevenson, travelling bj plane, sets down at the Twin Ci ties Metropolitan Airport at Eisenhower, swinging throug Wisconsin today with a major tal slated in Milwaukee tonight wi also cover the two Dakotas be fore continuing on west Saturda night. After a talk at 9 a.m. in th Duluth Civic Center, the genera and his party will board a flee of planes to keep a St. Clou speaking date about noon. Fror there, the aerial campaign will b carried to Brookings, S. D. an Eisenhower will rejoin his tra: at Fargo, N. D. after an appea mce there Saturday night, -f? _ Stevenson starts his Twin Cities irogram with. a motor caravan- parade from the airport to Hotel vlicollet for a dinner talk. Demo- cratic Farmer Labor party officials predicted more than persons HI J --J ers. They caught him in a hotel hallway as he emerged from the surprise meeting with Eisenhower and GOP National Chairman Ar- hur Summerfield of Michigan. A detailed program of Eisen- hower's activities for the day is- sued aboard the general's train last night made no mention of Mc- Carthy's name in any of the cere- monies. Eisenhower gave no indication after the meeting what his position would be. Last August in Denver, Colo., the general was asked in a news conference if he intended to sup- port McCarthy, who has attacked Gen George C. hower's old friend and Army com- a "traitor." "I will support him as a member of the Republican Eisenhower replied. I am not going to campaign for or give blanket endorsement to any man who does anything that I believe to be un-American in its methods and procedures." Upholds Marshall And of Marshall, he said: "If he as not a perfect example of pa- iotism and a loyal servant of ie United States, I never saw one. .1 have no patience with any nan who can find in his record of ervice for this country anything i criticize." Since the August statement, Mc- Continued on Page 12, Columrt 5.) vould buy that event. Stevenson's scheduled in Two Persons Were Killed and two others injured when this car plunged 40 feet over a highway embankment near Lewiston Thurs- day evening. The car is believed to have been traveling more.than 90 miles an hour when it left the road. (Republican-Herald photo) Speeding Car Spins Off Road Near Lewiston '52 Winona Senior, Recent Bride, Dies In Soldier's Car LEWISTON, Minn. (Spe- cial )_A Camp McCoy sol- dier who apparently be- lieved that he was being pursued by police Thursday night lost control of his car while attempting to negoti- ate a curve near here at more than 90 miles an hour. Two occupants of the car including an 18-year-old Winona girl were killed and two others injured when the automobile hurtled off the road shoulder and plunged down a precipitous 40-foot rock-strewn embank- ment. Killed in the accident were: Mrs. Marvin Arp, 18, 302 W. 4th St., who suffered a neck frac- ture, fractures of her arms and legs and internal injuries. Sgt. Paul Edward Daugherty, 23, a Camp McCoy soldier whose home is at Blacklick, 0. He was the driver and suffered a neck fracture as well as internal in- the S5 tickets for address is the St U. S. Ace Bails Out of Jet After Clobbering M1G By ROBERT B. TUCKERMAN SEOUL, Korea Fred- .ick C. Blesse, the top U. S. jet ace in Korea, bailed out of his F-S6 Sabre jet today after shoot- ing down a Russian-built MIG-15 Military Plannins ottleneck Flayed ing t an By RUSSELL BRINES WV-Rep Bonner (D-NC) today called for revamp- oFstaff to eliminate what he called a bottleneck in agiicuuicu in -i Paul Auditorium at 9 p.m. follow- ng a motorcade procession from the Minneapolis hotel. The Illinois governor is slated to fly back to Springfield immediately after the Capitol City address. Sen. Kefauver Uses Democratic Version Of'Change Needed' CEDAR RAPIDS, la. (Jfi Sen. j en route to his home base. He was Estes Kefauver, on the campaign picked up by Lt. Harry D. Seigler fnr- A Hini Stevenson, ths in am- quately rivalries. officials he said, both are unable to function ade for cuts and VdiJ.iw.3. Bonner suggested in a state- ment that the chairman of the joint chiefs be given authority LO decide controversial issues and that other members be made mil- over North Korea. i advisers rather than policy He was rescued from the Yel- representatives of their services, low Sea a few minutes later and returned safely to his base. Blesse bagged one of three MIGs downed today and ran his total to 10 kills, one probable and three damaged. Ran Out of Gas Blesse's plane ran out of gas JjbLCO i V. trail for Gov. Adlai Stevenson, the Democratic presidential nominee, has taken up the Republican theme of "it's time for a change" in Wash- ington. In his first two speeches in Stev- enson's behalf, Kefauver told low- ans Thursday that Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, the Republican presi- dential choice, had "run off with the Democratic farm plank and why Stevenson should be elected. The Tennessee senator said here Thursday night he didn't blame Ei- senhower for running off with the Democrats' farm program the1 poor man needed it." of Tampa, Fla., pilot of an am- phibian plane. In addition to the three MIGs destroyed today, the U. S. Air Force reported four Red planes damaged. On the ground, Chinese Reds stormed through the searing heat of Allied flame throwers and seiz- ed four hills in bloody hand to hand fighting Thursday night and today. U. N. infantrymen recaptur- ed one of the positions this after- noon. Fierce Fighting The entire Western Front erupt- ed in fierce fighting last night as the Reds hurled more than troops against Allied positions, I U. S. Eighth Army headquarters said the Reds captured two ad- vance positions south of the truce conference town of Panmunjom and a. third hill north of Korangpo. A frontline officer said the Chi- nese seized another hill in the Pan- munjom sector. Eleven B-29 Superforts from Ja- pan and Okinawa last night dump- ed 100 tons of bombs on the Red supply center at Pongchong. The previously untouched target on the important west coast rail line one of about 73 where civilians have been forewarned. Tragic Mishap Delays Ike Train WRIGHTSTOWN, Wis. Eisenhower's special campaign train was delayed 20 minutes this morning when a North Western passenger train running ahead of the special struck and killed a 16- miles north Top Officers The joint chiefs are the top Army, Air and Navy offi- cers who, under Gen. Omar Brad- lev as chairman, advise the Pres- ident on major military problems. The chairman now is "voteless and is armed only with the power of persuasion" to guide the old pros who run the Department 01 Bonner said. Bonner's statement accompanied the last of several hearing reports on military supply problems re- leased today by a House expendi- tures subcommittee which he of Defense Lovett tes- tified last June, Bonner said, that the law unifying the armed serv- ices is inadequate and he will rec- ommend changes before leaving Bonner said, "I hope he makes recommenda- tions to change the tvvo-hat make- up of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. (Lovett was asked by reporters last night about Bonner's state- last nigni. ment. The secretary, ]ust back from an inspection visit to mili- installations in the West and had not seen the state- months-old child of here. Streak. Of Lightning play around the lofty tower atop the Em Mike Nelessen, the only son of Mr and Mrs. Robert Nelessen, Wrightstown, was killed instantly about 10 a. m. when he toddled onto the tracks in front of_ North which from the roof of the RCA building in midtown Manhattan. (AP Wire photo to The Republican-Herald) Western's passenger tram southbound to Appleton. The Eisenhower tram, had left Green Bay, was not able to proceed from the scene of the accident until a. m. It then went to Appleton for Eisenhower s second whistle-stop of the day in Wisconsin. ment He said he told the com- mittee last summer that he would refer any recommendations to president Truman, but 'indicated ie has not yet done so.) New Brighton Boy Critically Hurt in Beating ST PAUL A six-year-old New'Brighton school boy, beaten brutally by a middle-aged man re- mained in critical condition today as authorities searched for his at- tacker. The lad, Lawrence Dawson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Dawson, was slightly improved in Ancker Hos- pital still termed in criti- cal condition. Ancker authorities said the boy's injuries indicated a flat board may have been used in the beating. The boy suffered skull in- juries and other injuries around the head. Hospital authorities said there were no indications the boy had been the victim of a sexual attack. Chief Ramsey County Deputy Sheriff Rollie Egan said the at- tacker may have been a sex deviate. Deputy sheriffs, police, firemen and volunteers searched intensively for the attacker. It Was Only a washer stuck on his finger, but the tragedy was a real big one to Danny Mele, 2V4, who sobs while wait- ing in a fire station on Chi- cago's south side for firemen to remove it from his finger. At first they tried unsuccess- fully to get the washer off with soap, and finally removed it with a pair of wire cutters. (AP Wirephoto) Medical Science Has Best Half Century, Report CHICAGO Two medical re- searchers concluded today that medical progress, aided by better food housing and sanitation, made the last 50 years "man's greatest half century." Frank G. Dickinson, Chicago, di- rector of the American Medical Association's bureau of medical economic research, and Everett L. Welker, Washington, formerly the bureau's associate in mathematics, reported on mortality trends in the United States. Their report, published tn tne AMA Journal, said the general mortality rate has declined from 17.2 deaths per population in 1900 to 9.6 in 1950. They also said that while the population of the nation has dou- bled in that period, the number ot persons over 65 years of age has quadrupled. Life expectancy at birth in 1900 was estimated at years compared with 67.6 in 1949. Truman toid another audience 8 000 persons the "reactionary Old Guard" has taken the general jnto camp, and charged that with some of the advice Eisenhower has been getting lately, "I am afraid he will wreck our foreign policy, and the peace of the world." in Hall Then to a cheering, Democratic rally in the Eagles hall at Seattle, Truman said Sen. Robert A. Taft reported after his New York City breakfast with the nominee that they had agreed to cut 10 billion dollars off the budget in the fis- cal year 1954 and another 20 bh- lions a year later. More than persons jammed the Seattle hall, it was estimated by Patrol Chief of Police J. D. Porter, who also estimated an ad- ditional to lined the streets between the railroad station and the auditorium. "This whole proposition is ir- responsible, petty the President said. "No such cuts are possible without impairing our sec- in fact wrecking it This would be sheer (oily in the face of the known dangers of Soviet aggression." He said Eisenhower was maxing "his irresponsible bid for votes' because to get the support of the Ohio senator he defeated for the (Continued on Page 12, Column I.) juries. Being treated bruises are: Miss Pearl Buggs, 16, 116 Wi- nona St., the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Buggs. She was in the back seat and, with the other three, was thrown clear of the of 1-he car. She is at Winona Gen- eral Hospital. Cpl, Gordon Severt, 20, also stationed at Camp McCoy, whose home is at Merrill, Wis. He was in the back seat with Miss Buggs. He was transferred this morning from the Winona hospital to ths McCoy hospital. Sheriff George Fort said that the four young people had been in Lewiston a short time before the accident occurred and, as Sgt. Daugherty was leaving a curbside parking space, his car struck tht fender of a parked automobile. See Accident Several Lewiston residents no- ticed the soldier's car strike the parked car owned by Elmer Erbe, Lewiston. Among the witnesses were Mrs. John and the Rev. Merle Freiheit, 362 Cummings St., Winona. After Sgt. Daugherty's car had struck the Erbe automobile, it drove away from the accident scene on Main Street and turned a Truman Charges Ike Captive of GOP Old Guard By ERNEST B. VACCARO ABOARD TRUMAN TRAIN President Truman pressed his fir- ing at Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower in Oregon and California today, calling him a captive of the "Re- publican isolationists" whose elec- tion might endanger the country. While his campaign tram board of strategy" worked over a mass of material for further attacks on the GOP presidential nominee, Tru- man told West Coast voters Eisen- hower "has fallen in with a pretty bad crowd." "He's in Taft's pocket, and Taft is telling him what to the President said at Everett, Wash., _ ____ __________ yesterday. drove away from the accident Then, at Kent, Wash., last night street and a TRUMAN WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and vicinity Mostly cloudy with light local showers to- night, becoming cooler by morning. Saturday partly cloudy and coole.. 5, Low Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 60; minimum, 35: noon, 60; precipitation, none; sun sets tonight at sun rises to- m0rrOWAIRPORT WEATHER (CAA Maximum temperature 60 a' 11-30 a. m. today; minimum 3o a 9-30 p. m. Thursday. Noon read ings-Wind 18 to 26 miles per hour from southeast. Humidity 40 per cent Barometer 29.97, falling clouds overcast at feet Visibility 15 miles. corner. Mrs. Callan and the Rev. Mr. Freiheit, however, followed in an attempt to note the license of the car. Sgt. Daugherty was said to have topped momentarily at one time 0 survey damage to his car and hen drove quickly out of town. The Rev. Mr. Freiheit lost sight of the car and was returning to Winona on Highway 14 when he saw the soldier's car cross High- way 14 on State Aid Road 122 at high speed. Mrs. Callan at that time was still following the sol- dier's car and the Rev. Mr. Frei- heit also gave chase. Suspect Police Later, the accident survivors said that they believed that were chasing the car and Sgt. Daugherty was attempting to out- distance the pursuers. The Rev. Mr. Freiheit said that moments before the acci- dent, he was traveling at 85 miles an hour but that the soldier's car was gaining dis- tance on him even at that speed. "I'd noticed that there was a for- eign license Mr. Freiheit said "and as I was driving along 1 was thinking that he'd run into rouble driving at that speed on a oad that he wasn't familiar with.' The three cars had -rounded two urves on the highway past the silo Church and had proceeded bout miles farther when the oldier reached the curve he was mable to complete. Sheriff Fort found that the car ipparently flew through the air for -i short distance after going off (be road shoulder, then struck hood down on the steep bank and rolled through the heavy thicket to the jottom of the gulley. Walks Up Bank When Mrs. Callan and the Rev. Mr Freiheit drove up a moment or so later, Cpl, Severt was beginning to walk up the embankment to.the road. Dazed and bruised, Cpl. Severt returned then to the bottom of the embankment and sought to com- fort Miss Buggs who was lying a few feet from the demolished car. Mist Buggs, who suffer- ed severe contusions and on Page 3, Column 3.) TWO DIE   

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