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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 13, 1952, Winona, Minnesota                              Mostly Cloudy and Cooler Tonight, Tuesday VOLUME 52, NO. 202 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, MONDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 13, 1952 If Yog Want to EIGHTEEN PAGES uicide Troops Mowed Down Stevenson Aides Claim Support Of Independents Fulbright Says South, Border States Will Back Adlai 2 Young La Crosse Girls, 4 GIs Held for Murder Herbert Stevens family of Norwick, N. Y., is shown behind a pile of groceries that represents part of its month's supply. Still to be bought is the meat, which includes 25 pounds of hamburger per week, Stevens, right, a per week car- penter, is the father of 16 children, 15 of whom live at home. The family is shown above: Back, from left, Mrs. Stevens, 48; Catherine, 18; Doris, 17; Carrie, 20: triplets, Harold, Herbert and Hu- bert, 15, Norman, 14; Percy, 12, and Stevens. Mid- dle row: Twins, Leona and Leonard, 9; Caroline, 8; twins, Retha and Rita, 10; and, front, Janet, 6; and Linda, 4. Not shown is Dorothy, twin sister of Doris. She is married. (AP Wirephoto to The Re- publican-Herald) INTO HOME STRETCH Ike Eyes Votes In South, East TODAY Terrible Day for Eisenhower 629, Red Plane Exchanged Fire, Russia Claims By THOMAS P. WHITNEY MOSCOW I.TI Russia has charged that s U.S. B29 bomber shot at Soviet fighter planes over, Russian Far Eastern territory Wyatt said widespread requests for the presidency today by point- Tuesday and said the Red pii0ts have been received from local By DON WHITEHEAD ABOARD EISENHOWER SPE- CIAL D. Eisenhower headed into the home stretch drive LA CROSSE teen-aged La Crosse girls and four young sol- diers will be arraigned Tuesday on third degree murder charges in the death of a Nebraska national guardsman, Dist. Atty. John Boss- hard said Sunday. Bosshard said all six have been charged in warrants issued in con- nection with the death of Cpl. Frank Walla, Seward, Neb., whose body was found Aug. 13 in a back yard here. The district attorney named the girls as Dolores Vinson, 16, and Dolores Stone, 17. He said the sol- diers were Pfc. Harold Dale Mil- ler, 23, Albany, Wis.; Cpl. Everett Forslund, 24, Iron, Pvt. Wayne Camp, 21, Postville, la.; This view, sketched publicly fay Thomas E. Riley, 19, De- Campaign Manager Wilson Wyatt Itroit- at a news conference yesterday, is Warrants Issued shared privately by almost all of The four soldiers were stationed the Democratic presidential nom- inee's advisers. A number of Dem- By JACK BELL SPRINGFIELD, 111. ates of Gov. Adlai E. Stevenson j believe the Democrats'have Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower on the run and will win next month's election with a great surge of support from the independent voters. ocrats have publicly voiced their ley was arrested at Ft. Cein Wood. Mo., but that the ol at Camp McCoy, at the time of the 1 slaying, Bosshard said. He said Ri- Leonard optimism. Sen. William Fulbright I Wood, Mo., but that the other three! of Arkansas has predicted that the I still listed as Camp McCoy sol-1 Illinois governor will carry the I diers. I South and the border I The district attorney said the six j days after] s warrants made by the Chinese Fail To Recapture 'White Horse Savage Fighting For Korean Peaks Enters Eighth Day Secretary of Labor Tobin said yesterday Eisenhower will pay the price of losing New York for em- bracing Sens. Joseph R. McCarthy of Wisconsin and William E. Jenner of Indiana, detractors of Eisen- hower's old friend and military preceptor, Gen. George C. Mar- shall. Myers Confident Former Sen. Francis J. Myers reported that "things look pretty good" for Stevenson in vital Penn- H? He Democratic Southland and vote-rich industrial East. With only three weeks to go be- fore election, the GOP candidate took on a whirlwind schedule crammed with speechmaking, con- ferences and strategy huddles on "Mch his command based their says a lot that the members hopes for victory Nov. 4. of Gen. Eisenhower's personal staff; His campaign caravan took off commonly refer to his visit to Wis- j by plane at dawn today for ap- consia as the "Terrible Day." i pearances in Casper and Cheyenne, The background of the "Terrible j Wyo., Tulsa and Oklahoma City, which is still not under- j pkla., and finally a night speech stood, in turn explains a lot of: in New Orleans, things that are troubling a lot of with BrowneM ing his final appeals toward the returned the fire. The incident the s occurred the same day the U.S. I Air Force reported one of its Sunday, Eisenhower held an un- announced conference with Herbert Superforts missing off Japan. A Soviet note to the United States, formally protesting the Democratic organizations for ap- pearances of President Truman in their areas. He made it plain he thinks the Democrats are beginning to har- vest "extremely substantial" sup- alleged border violation, said the! Port the independent vote. people. When Eisenhower and his staff were planning the invasion of Wis- consin, the main question confront- ing them was of course the ques- tion of Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy. nomination in Chicago at the j Cited GOP National Convention. American plane "disappeared in the directipn of the sea" after the Russians shot back. The text of the note was published by the Communist party newspaper Prav- da and was broadcast by Moscow radio. fin Tokyo, a U. S. Air Force spokesman said the missing Amer- ican plane "carried no guns and no gunners" among its crew of eight. The Air Force previously had announced the bomber, flying a training trip, was last seen on a radar screen within Japanese Brownell, who was campaign man- disappeared from the screen when its path crossed that in the 1944-48 presidential fights. of unidentified plane approach- He also helped engineer the Eisen- 1 from lhe RFussian_0cCUpied even less to do with McCarthy than Others who talked with the gen- with the other traducer of Gen. eral were Ralph Cake, former Ore- George C. Marshall, Sen. William I gon national committeeman, and iBarrak T. Mattingly of Missouri, former general counsel for the Re- publican National committee. The three arrived in Denver late yesterday but kept'quiet on the subject of their talks. Brownell told a reporter he was optimistic over Eisenhower's chances and that he considered home state of Demo- cratic presidential nominee Adlai only real "doubt- Jermer of Indiana. Staff Holds Same View For reasons of principle as well as of politics, the general's staff held the same view. They thought the general could not avoid appear- ing with McCarthy on the platform at the big meeting in Milwaukee. But they planned not to invite Mc- Carthy to travel through Wisconsin on Eisenhower's train. And in or- der to emphasize the general's from the Russian-occupied Islands, officers said.) 'Violated Frontier' The Soviet note charged that the U.S. bomber "violated the Sov- iet state frontier" Oct. 7 in the "area of the island of Yuri." (Yuri is one of the Kurile Islands, 18 miles from the northernmost Japa- nese island of Hokkaido. He told reporters that National Committee members and volun- teer workers indicate there is a wave of desertions from Eisen- younger girl and substantiated Fri- day by a lie detector test given her by the State Crime Laboratory in Madison. Bosshard said her statement re- lated the six ran out of funds while i drinking grain alcohol and beer in j a tavern in eastern La Crosse' County. They then drove to La Crosse, and looked for someone from whom they could get money. They saw Walla standing on a street and stopped. Two of the soldiers got out to talk to him. Struck With Bottle The girl's statement said a fight began after Walla struck one of the two on the arm and that she got out of the car and hit Walla on the head with a soft drink bot- tle. She was ordered to return to the car and the fight continued. Walla was dragged into the car where it was discovered his pulse By GEORGE A. SEOUL, Korea WV-Frenzied Chi- nese suicide troops with demolition charges tried to blow a hole in the Allied defenses on White Horse Mountain tonight. South Korean gunfire mowed them down short of their target. A front line Allied officer said about half a dozen fanatical I with satchel charges and bangalore 1 torpedoes charged up the north I slope in complete disregard of their f own lives. They fell with their charges un- exploded. Satchel charges are bundles of explosives packed in a satchel-like bundle. Bangalore torpedoes are lengths of pipe packed with explo- sives. At the same time two Chinese platoons jumped off ia a futile at- tack. The South Koreans drove them back, then launched an as- sault of their own. At last report they were pushing up the slope of one of three knobs the Reds cap- tured earlier in the day. As the savage battle for White Horse entered its eighth day the South Koreans were in firm control of the commanding crest. The "stay! troops of the I Republic of Korea 9th Division prepared bunkers and threw up entrenchments in confident antici- pation of renewed Chinese as- PHILADELPHL4. Wl Gen. Wai- government the American people saults'. A front-line officer said Trenton State Prison officials and newsmen look over broken barricade behind which about 20 knife-wielding convicts staged a two-hour riot Sunday at Trenton, N. J, Blasts from machine guns ended the uprising with two prisoners injured by ricocheting bullets. Three guards held as hostages were re-seued unharmed. (AP Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald) Truman Fought Gen. Smith Declares ter Bedell Smith, head of the Cen< tral Intelligence Agency, said today if the next president, whether Democratic or Republican, "does as well as President Truman" in fighting Communism in the federal hower's cause. He said that i had stopped. His body was lifted T Tlsprf tn T iVp over an alley fence drOPPed i UiCQ 10 .LJKti I Ike" groups were being formed be- jJ cause of "disillusionment" with the j general's campaign tactics. This I he said, is! "based on the compromises, the j shifts of position and the abandon- j ment of principles that they felt) before were emphatically held by him." Campaign Costly Gov. Stevenson, in a radio speech Tuesday 52. ATHPR ca said he is deeply concerned over j hours end.ng at 12 m. Sunday. the high costs of campaigning. "The financial requirements are entirely too he said over the American Broadcasting Com- pany network last night. It some- times leads to "temptation to con- centrate on large which "does not always serve the public Eisenhower and his staff jful" state on the list, included high praise of McCarthy's i Told Massachusetts Safe victim. Gen. 3'arshall, in their first draft of the general's Mil- waukee speech. The "Terrible Day" took a very different course after the intervention of Wiscon- sin's Gov. Walter Kohler Jr. The "They even tell me we are going to carry Massachusetts, although I can't believe he added. Brownell said he believed both California and Ohio would go for Eisenhower, which would give him J WUU1U KlVe 111111 governor, a Republican moderate, h vot a was Personally pro-Eisenhower] t T f even before the Chicago conven-1 6 tion He is also anti-McCarthy, went on to he had and for a while wanted to run for u d Gov D b f cflm. the Senate against him. (McCarthy D d h t b h d is reported to have headed off his believed ,lthings are going rival by hinting he would make He added Kobler's divorce a campaign issue. ES added The alleged threat to blacken the name of the mother of the Kohler j children, if actually made, is sure-! }y some sort of new Politicaljow.) said he did not he said. The American craft fired on two He called the campaign for S5 Soviet fighter planes that ordered donations a "particularly healthy" it to land, the note continued, and I Way of meeting the costs because "when the Soviet fighters returned donors would "ask in return only the fire, the American plane dis- faithful public service." appeared in the direction of the The governor praised Beardsley sea." Ruml, Democratic finance chair- Deputy Foreign Minister Georgi I man, who originated the S5 dona- Pushkin handed the note to ElimUion program. Ruml also spoke O'Shaughnessy, acting U. S, I from New York, giving details of charge d'affaires, on Sunday. i the fund-raising effort. 20 New Jersey Convicts Defy Prison Guards TRENTON, N. J. (B-About 20 knife-wielding convicts barricaded themselves in a wing of Trenton State Prison last night in a two- hour riot that was quelled .by ma- chine-gun blasts. Two prisoners were injured by ricocheting bullets fired over the (rioters' heads by correction officers a blocks from scuffle' WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and vicinity Mostly cloudy and cooler tonight and Tuesday. Low tonight 36, high Offida for the 24 Maximum, 68; minimum, 41; j noon, 65; precipitation, none. Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: jjjaxirrium, 67; minimum, 44; nootv, 57; precipitation, none; sun %ave little to worry about." HOK positions were in better The general made the statement: shape than they had been since as a witness before an open hearing the big battle started almost a of the House Un-American ago. ties Committee which had sub- j Gen. James A. Van Fleet, com- poenaed him to explain testimony I mander of the XI. S. Eighth Army, he gave on Sept. 29 at the McCar-1 predicted the savage fighting for thy-Benton slander and libel hear- j the vital high ground command- ing that he believed Communists ing the sprawling Chorwon Valley "are so adroit and adept they have infiltrated the very security agen- may taper off. Van Fleet told AP correspondent i Milo Farneti the Chorwon area morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER (Wis, Central Observations) High for 24 at p. m. Sunday. Low 51 at a. m. today. At noon there were two layers of clouds, a scattered layer at feet and a broken layer at feet. Visibility is 15 miles; barometer 29.86; humidity 57 per cent, and the wind is from the west at 14 miles an hour with 20- mile gusts. that Eisenhower had "lived up to he and Dewey Gov. Kohler went to Gen. Eisen-1 hower's political chief of staff, the able and high-minded Gov. Sher- man Adams of New Hampshire. with Eisenhovyer the question of issuing a public statement on the general's financial status. Eisen- hower announced last Friday he He pleaded against the genera! s would make such a t before snubbmg McCarthy in any way., tj and is He said that snubbing McCarthy might look at it However, a few days earlier, Ei- the party in Wisconsin. He said it would lose the state for the Re- publicans. He said it would make a martyr of McCarthy, and thus pre- vent his ever being overcome. Adams' Kind Kohler is Adams' kind of Repub- senhower had told newsmen that he did not think at that time he would make such a public state- ment about his finances. Reports were circulating in the Eisenhower party that the general corner is M..U ui ncpuo.. ht fe- financial report Lean. Adams in turn persuaded ,ftp. Eisenhower. The dominant reason was highly significant. In blunt language, Adams and the other members of Eisenhower's most in- wpplc aftpr refurninff l returning Tomorrow, Eisenhower pushes into Texas, where rebellious Demo- crats led by Gov. Allen Shivers !W M r a of an Eisenhower defeat will be move that has placed the Lone no merely to Sen. Robert A. Taft, sUles Shivers is expected to in. on Page 9, Column 4) j troduce Eisenhower at some of his ALSOPS i stops. Authorities In California and Nevada and hundreds of volunteers from the heavily wooded lumbering area around Chester, Calif., are pushing an intensive search for the wanton killer who beat (o death Gard Young, Chester grocer, two of his small daughters and Michael Failc, a 4-year-old neighbor boy. The murderer stuffed the dead into the trunk of Young's auto along with a third daughter, who also horribly beaten, miraculously survived. The death car, being examined by Plumas County District Attorney Bertrand James, was discovered on a lonely logging road by G. M. (Jerry) Bridges who led authorities to his gruesome find. A withdrawal of which Young had just made from a nearby Westwood bank was missing from the car. cy of the government." Smith said today that his state- j has been a sensitive part of the ment was "predicated on "but I don't think it will be theory and past performance." He I any ionger." added under cross-examination .by j south Koreans estimate the Seds have lost more than killed or wounded. Elements of three Chinese divisions have been used committee counsel: Can't Name Reds "I would be extremely- com placent if I believed that there was no Communist infiltration in the government." Rep. Francis E. Walter (D-Pa) "asked the general flatly: "Do you know positively that there are Communists in your or- ganization (The who smashed through a barricade of stools, tables and wooden scaf- folding. Three guards had been held as hostages, but were rescued un- harmed in this fourth major out- break in the prison this year. The rebel convicts, described as "extremely desperate" long-term- ers, holed themselves up in Wing No. 7 upon their return from their evening meal, and, after locking 300 feUpw inmates in another sec- tion, tried sawing their way to freedom, one of the hostages said. But they gave up in their escape attempt when their makeshift hack- saws failed them. Rebellious Band Shouting defiance to prison of- ficials, the rebellious band pro- ceeded to break up portions of the wing. But a preliminary examina- tion of the cell block showed that there was no serious damage. The door to the wing was forced partially open by correction offi- j cers, and one of them managed to squirm through. He was covered by submachine-gun fire. Other guards followed and forced their way up each of the five tiers of cells. Correction officers gained con- trol of the wing, and the overhead blasts of machine-gun fire ended the rebellion two hours after it started. The rioters were placed in segregation cells. 'public Sympathy' Acting Warden Lloyd W. Mc- Corkle said the convicts were try- ing "to gain public sympathy for the men in segregation as a result of the previous riots." Reports also circulated that the convicts rioted in s demand for better living con- ditions, including television. One of the wounded convicts was reported in serious condition in the prison hospital. He was shot in the chest. The other received only a superficial wound in the hand, prison officials said. in the bitter struggle. Van Fleet praised the South Korean troops and said they had done "a beautiful job" against "about the best" Chinese army on the front. And he lauded Maj. Gen. Kim Chong Cho for "as fine a job as "I am Amorally certain there aDy divisional commander I have ever seen." Van Fleet made his comments at a divisional com- mand outpost while touring the Western Front. The fighting on and around White Horse was still the main action along the 155-mile battle- front. To the east, a smaller but still bitter fight raged over possession of an outpost position. Chinese took the position in savage hand-to-hand battle last night. U.N. troops stormed back this morning. Details were sketchy and con- may be Communists in the Central Intelligence Smith re- plied. Walter asked: "Do you know who they Smith replied: "No." Alabama Students Visit Wisconsin KENOSHA warm- ly-dressed high school students flicting but indicated the fighting from Mobile, Ala., arrived still going on at mid-day, on the first phase of a student swap i Only patrol clashes were report- and were greeted by warm wea- ther about the same home." "as back ed elsewhere. Gen. Paik Sun Yup, left, chief of staff of the ROK army and once member of the United Nations armistice delegation, ques- tions a- Chinese prisoner captured on White Horse hill, Korea. Offi- cials in center, are unidentified. White Horse Hill has been the scene of savage fighting for the past seven days between the South Korean troops and Red Chinese. (U.S. Army Photo Via Radio From Tokyo and AP to The Republican-Herald) Tomorrow Last Day to Register If You Want to Vote Nov. 4   

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