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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 4, 1952, Winona, Minnesota                              Heavy Frost Tonight, Continued Cool Sunday National Newspaper Week VOLUME 52, NO. 195 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, SATURDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 4, 1952 TWENTY PAGES DODGERS 123 World Series Line Score Killed in Bus Crash YANKS 1 2 8 567 Details on Page 17. IKE, ADLAI BACK Duluth Welcomes General Stevenson To Be in Twin Cities By JOE KANE DULUTH, Minn. The warm welcome that Duluth gave Gen. Dwinht D Eisenhower this morning contrasted with the chill breezes the Republican standard bearer faced in the first speech of his third Minnesota campaign trip, SOMERSET, Pa. Four Grey- hound bus passengers died and 13 other persons were injured today in western Pennsylvania's third disastrous bus crash in 18 days. The bus, on a through run from New York to Chicago, collided with a steel-laden tractor-trailer about 500 iset from the Laurel Hill ser- vice station on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, eight miles west Somerset. Both machines were going west. They were hurled from the high- way but did not upset. One side of the bus was ripped out. A rear left wheel was knocked off the truck. Three persons were killed out- right. A fourth, David Roberts, of East Orange, N. J., murmured his name and address to hospital at- tendants a few minutes before he died. .The other dead, all as a result of head injuries, were Andrew B. Bjelbert, 39; Wilburn F. Williams, 42, and Mrs. C. A. Thomas, Ft. Wayne, Ind. of about 300 welcomed the .general when his I .Officers said an on special train stopped near a huge truckload of Christmas trees from TODAY Perm Vote Called Key To Election By STEWART ALSOP Minnesota's northwoods country. Eisenhower left the train bun- dled in a gray overcoat, wool muf- fler and brown felt hat, Mrs. Ei- senhower remained on the train. As a caravan of 30 cars carrying the candidate's party and local Re- publican leaders swung onto Du- luth's main thoroughfare a loud speaker repeated: '-The state thai nominated Gen. j Eisenhower will elect him presi- Ident of the United States." i Cheer Mrs. Eisenhower i Many in the sparse crowd gath- ered along the parade route shout- !ed: "Hi Mamie" to a member of PHILADELPHIA Most Phil-1 Eisenhower's party who was riding delphians believe that Pennsylvan-1 in the open car with.' him. She smiled and waved back, la is the key to the national elec-1 Greetin ters from range com. tion and that mis city of Phi a-, of about delphia is the key to Pennsylvania ed around fte buntj And there i> a good deal to oe in tho said for this view. As a matter of simple arithme-; tic it is difficult to see how Dwight draped speakers' platform in the city's civic center. Ernest Orchard, Republican con Pennsvlvani which Thomas E. Elmer Anderson, who in turn pre- carried in 1948 As for this I sented Eisenhower. own! Orchard quipped that his chief storv Franklin D. Roosevelt used (duty was really to test the plat- to carry Philadelphia bv major- i form, so it wouldn t collapse with v r thn Hnno Tp_ the bus, as well as its driver, were injured. The truck driver was un- hurt. The cause of the crash was not immediately determined. On Sept. 17, a freight train struck a school bus at CoUinsburg, killing four pupils and injuring 47. Two women died Sept. 18 in a Grey- Adlai Warns GOP Will Cut Farm Program Cites Progress Under 20 Years of Democratic Rule By DOUGLAS B. CORNELL FORT DODGE, Iowa Adlai Stevenson stacked the Demo- cratic farm record today alongside what he said is a GOP "record of obstruction" and warned the ities in the of ui lues in tne neisnoornoou 01 i and these majorities gave him the cently in the South, state. Harry S. Truman carried from the scene of today's tragedy. Truman Pleased By Reaction to Campaign Talks By ERNEST B. VACCARO SAN FRANCISCO Truman showed outward pleasure today over his reception by train- side crowds in the first week of his "give 'em hell" campaign to de- glamorize Dwight D. Eisenhower. He showed no concern, whatso- the general as one had done re- ever, aides reported, over occa Praises Eisenhower Philadelphia in 948 by a measly 1 margin of he lost the as "one of the able young states- state by about Thus, Adlai Stevenson can win if men of our country" and urged e-election for him and Sen. Ed- does no worse than Truman else- j where, and carries this city by swept through the crowd when Ike something less than a Rooseveltian announced that Mamie had not left majority. And Stevenson s t a r I s the train. here with certain advantages which The cheerful general raised both Truman conspicuously lacked. i arms in his own familiar salute as First. Henry A. Wallace polled the crowd cheered at the end of some votes in Pennsylvania j his brief talk, in 194S. All observers agree that j Small groups had collected at the great bulk of these votes will j street corners to wave to Eisen- go to Stevenson this time. This re-1 hower on his way to the airport, duces the Republican lead in 1948, j At one intersection he had the driv- which Stevenson must overcome to j er of his open car stop so Ke could win, to about votes, a tiny j shake hands with a young man in fraction of the total vote in this big a wheel chair. nation's farmers: "You'd better be careful what you do on election day." The Democratic presidential nominee picked this town in tHe heart of the corn belt for his sec- ond major farm speech of the campaign a speech that laid down no new Democratic promises to the people who till the land. Instead, Stevenson cracked down on the Republican farm record and his Republican rival, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower. "I don't he said in his prepared text, "America will en- trust its future to the masters of a house divided against itself on foreign policy, on domestic policy ......._ ___ ,and perhaps most of all on farm hound bus crash on the Pennsyl- [policy." vania Turnpike only a few miles j The Illinois governor pounded at Eisenhower as having admitted be- ing "at sea" on farm problems and then taking bad advice on them. Yes-But Platform He said in effect that the GOP has no farm policy of its own- only a copy of the Democratic .platform. But it does have, he said, a "me-too" candidate running on j a "yes-but" platform, advised by j a "has-been" staff. Fort Dodge was a mid-day speaking stop between major cam- paign addresses last night at Co- lumbus, Ohio, and tonight at St. Paul, Minn. Stevenson spent Friday on his first campaign swing into Ohio. He devoted the day to ripping into GOP Sen. Robert A. Taft on Taft's home grounds, jabbing at Eisen- hower as embracing Taft and Old Guard isolationists, and telling the people the Democratic party is the one that understands their needs. The crowds that, saw the- Elinois governor-in Ohio were consider- ably less in numbers and enthusi- asm than those which welcomed Eisenhower to the Buckeye State two weeks ago. That was the case both in Cin- cinnati, Taft's home town, and in Columbus, where Taft and Steven- son were speaking almost simul- neckling and punc. jtuated his trip into the bay area ______ _____________ Eisenhower referred to Anderson i for two speeches and a round of conferences with kay figuresiifi the complex California political situa- tion. weU Truman as fresh as he of disappointed coast-to-coast whistle-stop tour for Adlai Stevenson in a virtually un- precedented campaign for another man. Minnesota Gives to City The Cab Of A Nine-Ton trailer-truck is rammed inside a leather goods store at Madison Avenue and 60th Street in New York after it has struck two parked cabs and a group of people here General Stabbed To Death, Wife Held in Tokyo TOKYO, Sunday, Oct. 5 Wl Col. Aubrey D. Smith, chief of the Far East Command's plans and- He speaks at 5 p.m., EST, in the Jtaneously in halls a quarter of a operations supply section, died Sat- Palace Hotel. Then, to wind up a mjie apart, week of campaigning probably! Taft said election of Stevenson more vigorous that he con- j wouid mean "a continuation of the ducted for his own election in 1948, he moves over to Oakland TRUMAN Second, this city has a Democrat-i "Get well _________, ic administration for the first time 'shouted back over his shoulder as! (Continued on Page-3, Column 1.) in sixty-seven years. As a result; the car started again. of this unprecedented defeat, the, A middle.aged woman standing Philadelphia Republican machine, next to the disabled youth which used to control huge chunks her arms arouncj him and cried: of votes, is now hor-1 ,.He did u fle did it He rible to quote one Repub-, t d j {f 1 can leader. City Council President; J, James Finnegan. Democratic i Several hundred were at the air chairman of Philadelphia. wavering, unstable, pro-Commun- ist philosophy that has almost brought this country to destruc- clSeTIsf iSE throw-back to his con- auditorium. Truman got a welcome _ _ __ LI llJJi, J.A Ionian w For Youtlhi hv Reoublican Gov well Eisenhower I by itepuoncan uov. co'nfi-1 to bid the candidate goodbye. dentivTredlctsVhaTt'evenson will] As the smiling general climbed the carrv the citv bv lOO.ono to ramp to his chartered plane for a 000. "Mavor Joseph Clark ami to St. Cloud a high school Dist Attv Richardson Dillworth band in bright uniform blared out are more cautious. But even the Republican leaders believe that i The Sunshine of Your Smile. From there, the general and his Stevenson may gain heavily on; parly fly to St. Cloud, Minn., and Truman's vote in this city. a noon talk in connection with St. Third, all observers are agreed Cloud Teachers College homecom- Ihat the Ncsro vote (which makes! ing festivities, up almost a quarter of the vote in Thjs afternoon, a Brookings, S.D., Philadelphia, and is heavy else-; js to hear the Republican where in the state) is now more solidly Democratic than ever be fore. "Republican leaders like G.pv., John Fine wince visibly when they'; see pictures of Gen. Eisenhower j nominee and Eisenhower is slated to rejoin his special train at Fargo, "s N- D- after a speech there tonight. f when they; Sound trucfcs patroUed the Twin chatting amicably with southerners i (Continued on Page 9, Col.umn 1.) WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and Vicinity Partly cloudy tonight and Sunday. Cooler tonight with heavy frost. Continued cool Sunday. Low tonight 32 in city, 28 in country. High Sunday afternoon 48. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: urday of a knife wound which said was "allegedly inflicted by his wife, Mrs. Dorothy Smith." Mrs. Smith is identified by Who's Who in America as the daughter of Gen. Walter Krueger, retired, famous World War II commander tention lhal Eisenhower now hasjof the U.S. Sixth Army. surrendered to the policies of the j smith was 45 and a resident of man he beat out for the GOP nomi-' nation. Antonio_ Rated as an of_ Maximum, 67: minimum, 39; children are fed and educated, that noon, 47; precipitation, none; sun j there are hospital beds for those sels lonight at sun rises are sick, that there is dignity I for those who have done a life's I work, and that the scars of slums (CAA Observations) are rernoved from America." Maximum temperalure 68 at Af. the same time) he ex. pansion of the social security sys- t. i Eisenhower has recommended, too-to cover more And'where Taft had said Thurs-jficer with a brilliant future ahead day night in Cleveland that the nation might go so far toward socialization under the Democrats that it couldn't turn back, Steven- son told his Columbus audience that year after year social ad- vances sponsored by the Demo- crats have met with shouts of "socialism." He was talking, the Illinois gov- ernor said, about family problems: "Such things as seeing to itthat State Refunds For'52 Fight Against River Allocation May Help Reduce Tax Budget Now Up for O.K. The state of Minnesota is giving- the city of Winona for its 1952 flood fight. Announcement of the al- location by the Minnesota Disaster Relief Commission is made in a letter received Fri- day by Mayor Loyde E. Pfeiffer. The size of the contribution was received with pleased surprise by city officials, who expected their claim lo be reduced con- siderably more. It did not come without effort, however. Two ap- informal, the oth- er made before the commission at the Capitol in the past 10 days. By coincidence1, the contributions made in the one-night lightning campaign in the city Thursday and Ihe state's allocation approximate- ly equal the cost of keeping the Mississippi out of Winona in April at Noon At noon loday, the city's Dike Fund had been boosted to through new contributions. And city officials were confident that residents not reached Thursday night, as well as businesses, would continue to swell the fund. This week's two the from the state and Dike affect the 1953-54 city tax budget scheduled for ap- proval Monday night. Here's the picture: When the proposed budget was first submit- ted to the Council a month ago, it called for expenditures which would boost the 1953 tax bill for city residents by about 25 per cent, in combination with an increase in. county expenditures. Dollars in- volved: That proposed budget did not in- clude any levy to compensate vari- ous funds depleted through spend- ing for Ihe flood, allhough it did include for con- struction of the Crooked Slough dike. Since then the Council has knock- ed about out of Ihe pro- the way Republicans were polled: i posal .....____ Service's i Would hurt Stevenson's chances, j NOW, if the Council feels it can United States Poll staff reporters j 61 per cent; Would help, 26 per i defer for a year Qr more restora. put the following question to a rep- cent; No opinion, 13 per cent. tion of some the depleted sur- i resentative cross-section of the na-, The larger the community, the j and designated fundSi it can lion's voters Democratic, Re-! more inclined are the people liv-1 t of the S116 000 for publican, Independent; "Do you I ing there to feel that Stevenson s think active campaigning by chances will be helped if President President Truman for Adlai Stev- j Truman makes an active cam- early today. The driver said he was trying to avoid hitting a moving cab when he lost control. (AP Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald) U.S Poll Shows Truman Talks Hurt AJlai By PRINCETON RESEARCH SERVICE Kenneth Fink, Director PRINCETON, N, United States Poll survey just completed by Princeton Research Service indicates that active campaigning by President Truman during the next 30 days may hurt more than help rpn Marie nark's hpadnnarters A uul1 6 j Gen, Maik Uark s neadquarters Adla- cllances of being elected. co nine lloonrll v inrlirton n V _ _ c-nln Among voters with opinions on the subject, those who think that an a'ctive Truman campaign will hurt Stevenson outnumber those who think it will help by a margin of about 5 to 4. Princeton Research morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER p. m. Friday; minimum 36 at like Gov. James Byrnes of South Carolina. They believe Eisen- hower's strategy of invading the South makes the job of holding key northern states like Pennsylvania decidedly more difficult. Fourth, the state-wide Republi- can organization, like the city ma- chine, is in weakened condition. Pennsylvania Republican boss Ma- son Owlett was forced off the Ex- ecutive Committee of the Repub- lican National Committee after Eis- enhower's nomination, and he and his followers are in a towering rage. There is even talk of a big protest write-in vote for Sen. Rob- ert A. Taft by the Owlett parti- sans, and some former Taft follow- ers are certainly still sitting on their hands. Adding up all these factors, it might be tempting to conclude that Pennsylvania is in the bag for Stevenson which would almost certainly give Stevenson the elec- tion. But no one here seems to think that this is necessarily so. The Democratic organization, both city and state, is almost as badly split as its Republican coun- terpart. Meanwhile, Gov. Fine's own personal Republican machine is purring smoothly. Fine has a vast state payroll of 48.000 em- ployes, whom he can hire or fire I at will. An innocent question asked j by this whether most of these employes might be expected (Continued on Page 12, Column 2.) ALSOP IKE miles. Wind 16 to 22 miles per 1 hour from northwest. Barometer j 29.94. Humidity 70 per cent. Continued on Page 9, Column 5.) ADLAI Four Prominent Wisconsin Republicans make their appearance on the rear platform of the Eisenhower special, with the GOP presidential nominee, during a brief stop in Appleton, Wis. Ike in his speech came out formally for the re-election of Sen. Joseph McCarthy but said that he does not agree with McCarthy's methods. Left to right: McCarthy, Gov. Walter Kohler, Ike, Sen. Alexander Wiley, and Rep. John Byrnes. (AP Wire- photo) of him, his death rocked Army circles here. The Army announcement said the colonel's wife is being held for observation at the 8167th Station] Hospital in Tokyo. Asked for further details, the Army public information office said: enson, the Democratic candidate paign. The poll by size of com- for president, will help or hurt1 I Stevenson's chances of being elect- "It is considered inappropriate to various popuiation segments. discuss any details of the case un- til the investigation has been com- pleted." The tally: NATION-WIDE Help Stevenson's chances 37% Hurt Stevenson's chances 46% No opinion 17% Analysis of the results of the poll reveal considerable variation in opinion on the matter among mumty: NATION-WIDE Towns and For example, regular Democratic voters who believe that an ac- i live" campaign by the President will said no charges had the case. were denied per- mission by the hospital command- er to talk to Mrs. Smith. He said she "will not be allowed to have visitors either family or friends for 48 hours." Smith suffered the wound at his quarters at Washington Heights, an Army residential center about four miles from downtown Tokyo, the Army said. The Smiths have two children living here. Smith had been in the Amry 26 years. Before he joined FEC head- quarters he served in the supply sections of Ihe 10th U.S. Army Corps and the U.S. Eighth Army in Korea. He entered the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., Cities "Cities Rural 2500- Areas Up Help Stevenson 29% 39% 40% further reduction of the 1953 tax bill. If the Council feels the en- lire obligation should be met in one year, the Dike Fund and state j contribution will have no effect. Two Appearances To get the from the state, two appearances were made. On Sept. 25 Winona County Sen. J. R. Hurt Stevenson No opinion 55% 16% 45% 16% 42% 18% 'Latest U. S. Poll figures show Stevenson leading Eisenhower in these big cities by a margin of 5 Keller, City Streater and Attorney Harold Council President to 4. (Stevenson, 55 per cent; Eis-1 commission. William P. Theurer talked infor- mally with several members of the commission, including Brig. Gen. J. E. Nelson, the slate adju- tant general and chairman of the enhower, 45 per cent.) the country, the number who be- lieve thai the President's active paign by the President will hurt j Stevenson's chances outnumber by a margin of 5 to 3 those who think it would help. Here's how Inde- pendents responded to the ques- tion: INDEPENDENT VOTERS, NATION-WIDE Would hurt chances 53% Would help Stevenson's chances 30% No opinion 17% In today's survey Democrats were polled as follows: "Would hurt Stevenson, 30 per cent; No opinion, 20 per cent. And here's from Boonville, Mo., and was Stevenson, 50 per cent: Would uated in 1930. Antigo Youth Dead of Polio By The Associated Press Langlande County recorded its first polio fatality of the year Fri- day when Charles Brecklin, 20, Town of Antigo, died in the Mar- athon County Isolation Hospital at Wausau. A 7-year-old Ashland boy, con- fined to his home by an apparent- Dirigible Welcomes Ike to Milwaukee MILWAUKEE red, white and blue dirigible, adorned with the name, floated above the Milwaukee arena Friday night to mark the visit of Dwight Eisen- hower, the Republican presidential candidate. But there was a smaller balloon, flying a banner, anchored in the beam of the watt search- ly mild attack, Ashland Coun-1 !jght trained on the "Ike" dirigible, ty's first case of the disease. v------ Four more cases involving small Fairchild for Senator. children were reported in Taylor County, bringing Ha total to 15. Fairchild, naturally, is a Demo- crat. Then this week Tuesday, Keller, Today's survey findings also j Streater, Theurer and City Engi- show that in every section of neer W. 0. Cribbs appeared be- fore the commission to explain the cily's claim in delail and to answer queslions. II look about 45 minules. II was explained that approxi- mately of the claim was removed: About S6.000 paid by the city to street department employes for flood work and the remainder paid to the county of Winona for flood work and to var- ious firms for purchase of equip- ment. The first two items are not allowable under the law governing commission allocations, and equip- ment purchases are not allowable because it can be utilized by the cily for purposes other than the flood, state officials explained. But President Theurer said does not believe that the slate ar- rived at the S100.000 figure by eliminating items. He believes the commission based the figure more on the city's needs. Keller Thanked In commenting on the allocation, both he and Mayor Pfeiffer prais- ed Sen. Keller for his assistance. The mayor, in addition, declared that "the city of Winona gratefully thanks state officials for this fine contribution in recognition of the special problem faced by Winona in fighting the Mississippi River. We have shown the state that we can help ourselves, by getting behind the Dike Fund, and this is of real assistance in solving a desperate financial problem." The state voucher had not yet been received by the city treasurer this morning. A year ago the slate commission refunded to the city on a flood-fighting bill. NEW ENGLAND AND MIDDLE-ATLANTIC STATES (Me., N.H., Mass., R.I., Conn., N.Y., N.J., Pa., Del., Md., W.Va.) Would help Stevenson 39% Would hurt Stevenson 48% No opinion 13% EAST AND WEST CENTRAL STATES (Ohio., III., Ind., Mich., Wis., Minn., Iowa, Mo., N.D., S.D., Neb., Kan.) Would help Stevenson 36% Would hurt Stevenson 43% No opinion 21% ROCKY MOUNTAIN AND PACIFIC STATES (Mont., Idaho, Col., Utah, N.Mex., Nev., Ariz., Wyo., Cal., Ore., Wash.) Would help Stevenson 35% Would hurt Stevenson 48% No opinion 17% SOUTH (Va., Ga., N.C., S.C., Fla., Ala., La., Tenn., Ark., Ky., Tex., Okla.) Would help Stevenson 35% Would hurt Stavenson 49% No opinion 14% Next Wednesday, the United States Poll will report how the nation's voters responded when asked- "If Gov. Dewey actively 0 campaigns for Dwight Eisenhower, The banner read: "Thomas E. the Republican candidate for pres- ident, do you think ihis will help or hurt Eisenhower's chances of being   

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