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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 11, 1952, Winona, Minnesota                              Cloudy Tonight And Wednesday, Cooler Wednesday Visit Your Schools During American Education Week VOLUME 52, NO. 227 SIX CENTS PER COPY W1NONA, MINNESOTA, TUESDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 11, 1952 TWENTY PAOiS Lash es on Korea Chinese Reds Charge Sniper Ridge 3 Ways Barrage Before Battle Heaviest Seen by Officer By ROBERT TUCKMAN SEOUL, Korea Reds strong and driving behind one of the heaviest Red artillery barrages of the Sni- per Ridge from three directions today. Associated Press correspondent John Randolph, reporting from the scene on the Central Front, said the drive "obviously is a new major I hardy to do more than hope until Ike and Advisers Study Tax Cuts By MARVIN L. ARROWSMITH AUGUSTA, Ga. Dwight D. Eisenhower and his fiscal advisers are taking a cautious approach to the problem of reducing federal spending and the companion goal of cutting taxes as soon as possible, A week after Eisenhower's election, the signs are there will be little or no bullish talk about quick achievement of either goal by the Republican administration over in January. I T Man Killed, Two Hurt in Stillwafer Fire Russell Pledges 'Every Possible' Support to Ike Big Objective World Peace, Senator States Evidence of that came after the weekend conferences the general htld at his vacation retreat here with GOP leaders. Sen. Eugene D. Millikin of Colo-1 rado, who will be chairman of the tax-writing Senate Finance Com- mittee, said he would like nothing better than to see taxes reduced. But he added it would be fool- effort" by the Reds to win back the latest gain made by the Allies in the 29-day-old battle for the Kumhwa ridges. One American military adviser said the hour-long kickoff barrage was the heaviest artillery concen- tration he had ever seen. At p.m., the first Red in- fantrymen advanced through com- munications trenches in a drizzling rain and under low hearvy clouds. By nightfall the attack had built up to two-battalion size. Chinese artillery continued to pound the Al- lied defense positions. Randolph said heavy action raged along the entire Sniper Ridge sector. The new assault came as action stepped up ali along the front. The Eighth Army said the Reds had suffered casualties on the Eastern and Western Fronts the last two days. Earlier today United Nations infantrymen threw back Red at- tacks on both the Eastern and Western ends of the bleak, rain- swept Korean battleline as well as a company to 175 men- attack on Sniper Ridge. On the Western Front, Allied infantrymen repulsed a second attack by 350 Chinese Reds on Porkchop Hill. Only four hours earlier the Reds had stormed their way through barbed wire and into U.N. trenches on the hill before being driven off. Eighth Army troops -fought a bloody hand-to-hand midnight battle to eject the Reels in the first battle. The second lasted less than an hour. On the easttTn anchor of the 155- j crossing of fingers mile battiefrout, 300 North Koreans i Waits First Report were thrown, back .after storming! The president-elect is awaiting Congress sees the budget President Truman will submit in January, before Eisenhower's inauguration. Key to Program The spending program, said Mil- likin, will be the key to the whole thing. And while he noted that Eisen- hower, once in office, will be free to recommend a reduced program, the senator didn't appear optimis- tic about the possibility of big-scale cuts that would open the way for tax reductions. A similar note of caution was sounded by Joseph M. Dodge, De- troit banker who drew the assign- ment at the Eisenhower conference of representing the president-elect in the Budget Bureau until inaug- uration day. After that, Dodge may head the bureau. He refused to speculate on what the new administration may be able to do regarding taxes and spending. To do so, he said, would be a dangerous thing. Eisenhower himself pledged dur- ing the campaign to cut both spending and he didn't fair. STILLWATER, Minn. man was injured fatally and two others were hurt, one critically in. a headon truck-auto collision near here early today. The truck and its cargo of permanent wave kits burn- ed. Loss was estimated at The dead man was Lyle Beatty, 36, of 916 Case St., St. Paul Beatty died in Lakeview Hospital, Still- j water, several hours after the acci- dent. Verl Rudd, 34, Chester, la., rid- ing with Beatty, was taken to the Stillwater hospital in critical condi- tion. Officials of The Toni Co., St. Paul, estimated the cargo loss at The truck loss was estimated at Richard Walter, 25, St. Paul, driver for the Briggs Transfer Co., Eau Claire, Wis., was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Paul, with severe burns about the face, hands and back. His condition is say it could be done quickly. He set a goal of a 60-billion-dollar budget by the fiscal year starting July 1, 1954, a reduction of more The' truck and auto collided on Highway 12 about tliree miles west of the Hudson bridge .about a. m. than 20 billion from the current j Fire broke out in the truck as it level. [plunged into the ditch after the The matter of making a start I impact. Passersby rescued Walter toward that objective in the next j as flames enveloped the truck fiscal year undoubtedly will come I loaded with cosmetics from a St. up for preliminary discussion when Paul firm. The truck was des By JACK BELL WASHINGTON Sen. Rich- ard B, Russell, Georgia Demo- crat, pledged today "every pos- sible" co-operation with President- elect Dwight D. Eisenhower in ef- forts to achieve world peace. And Sen. Lyndon B. Johnson of Texas indicated clearly that if he becomes leader in the new Senate, as expected, he will co-operate with the Republicans on national defense and foreign policy matters. Russell, who bid unsuccessfully for the Democratic presidential nomination and supported Gov. Ad- lai E. Stevenson after the Chicago convention, told a reporter he ex- j pects a mini.mum of political sni- jping at the new Republican Presi- dent. j Must Help I "My disposition is to try to help 1 Gen. Eisenhower in every possible he said. "Our big objective now is world peace and times are too parlous to indulge in partisan- ship for the sake of partisanship. I think that's the general disposi- tion throughout the country." Sen. Earle C. Clements of Ken- tucky, who headed the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, said in a statement yesterday that Democrats "must give the people not the petty, carping criticisms of the Republicans during the last 20 years." J'We.jneed. to. .present sensible, realistic and" constructive alterna- tives when the party in power fails in its duty to our he troops were added to the South declared. (Korean Army three days ago and Eisenhower meets with GOP con- gressional chiefs, possibly later this month. But there is much troyed. three Allied-held. Mis. Both the Central and Eastern Front attacks, were repulsed in an hour or less. It was a dreary armistice day for the Allies. A cold, heavy rain began about 3 a.m. and continued through most of the day. Meanwhile, the U. S. Eighth first information on the situation from Dodge, who begins his liaison work with the Budget Bureau to- morrow. Eisenhower plans to end his va- cation at the Augusta National Golf Club Sunday or Monday. He is scheduled to meet at the White Army commander, Gen. James A. I House early next week with Presi- Van Fleet, announced at his Seoul I dent Truman for a discussion of headquarters that two additional I international and domestic prob- divisions of South Korean troops had been activated and soon would be ready for combat. I lems. The general took it easy yester- day after Sunday's conference with Van Fleet said the two new divi-1 Partv leaders. He spent the morn- ing answering mail, then got in a sions and six new South Korean infantry regiments activated Sat- urday meant a increase in the U.N. fighting forces. Allied soldiers counted 215 Red dead on the slopes of Anchor Hill and a nearby knob after two batta- lions of North Koreans launched a concentrated but unsuccessful drive against those two points yesterday. In all, the Eighth Army reported, from the Democrats in Congress. U.N. troops inflicted 579 casualties in that 14-hour battle. I TwoLaCrosse Girls Sane, Face Murder Charges LA CROSSE, Wis. Two teen- aged LaCrosse girls were releas- ed from the Mendota, Wis., State Hospital today as sane and were returned here to face trial for their part in the slaying of a Nebraska National Guardsman last August. Chatting Before U.N. Political Committee meeting in New York are, left to right, British Foreign Minister Anthony Eden, Soviet Ambassa- dor to Great Britain Andrei Gromyko and Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Vishinsky. In an address to the committee Monday Vishinsky restated Com- munist opposition to voluntary repatriation of pri- soners which is holding up Korean truce. Mr. Eden outlined Britain's general policy regarding the Korean truce today. CAP Wirephoto to the Re- publican-Herald) Troops Mile-Wide Island Reported Added To ROK Army By WILLIAM C. BARNARD SEOUL, Korea Wl Gen.-James A. Van Fleet today said Dissolved by Blast LIMA, 0. mile-wide island actually disappeared in a recent atomic or hydrogen bomb explosion at Eniwetok in the Pacific, an eye-witness wrote Lima relatives. The unidentified eye-witness didn't say he watched the first explosion of a 'hydrogen -bomb but the Lima News, which published the letter in a-copyrighted- story, said "It is apparent that the ex- round of golf-part of it in the Delorgs (Ducky) yinson, 16, and ram' iDelores (Lolly) Stone, 17, are Today s schedule was much the charged with third degree murder. golf, no visitors ex- pected. A Southern Democrat, Sen. Bur- net R. Maybank of South Carolina, came to town for a housing con- vention and predicted that the gen- I eral will get considerable support No trial date has been set. They and four soldiers, also charged with third degree murder, were arrested in connection with the beating to death of Cpl. Frank Walla of Seward, Neb. Dist. Atty. John Bosshard said the group sought money for a drinking bout and attacked Walla. Russell spoke as the generally j acknowledged leader of the South-' ern Democratic bloc in the Senate. Sen. Herman Welker, Idaho Re- publican, predicted in a separate interview that Southern Democrats will help push Eisenhower's legis- lative program through Congress. Support Johnson Russell announced yesterday he was throwing his support to John- son for the Democratic leadership vacated by the defeat in last week's election of Ernest W. Mc- Farland of Arizona. Similar an- nouncements came from Sens. Clements and J. Allen Frear of Delaware. Johnson, who has been serving as McFarland's assistant, made it clear he is available for the job. While he didn't want to talk for the record in advance of his ac- tual selection for the leadership post, the Texas senator indicated strongly he shares Russell's view that the Democrats ought to for- get politics for a while and pitch, in behind. Eisenhower. Dr. Heim Jailed In Lieu of Bond MINNEAPOLIS Wi Dr. Russell R. Heim remained in the Hennepin County jail today in lieu of bond, set pending his appeal from a four-year sentence which was imposed after he was convicted of narcotics law violations, Heim's bond previously was S10.000. But Judge Gunnar H. Nord- bye doubled it Monday after deny- ing a motion for a new trial. The surety firm which provided the original bond canceled it when sen- tence was passed. Ernest Jacobson, appearing for Heim, filed notice of appeal to the Circuit Court at St. Louis, Mo. Dr. Heim steadfastly has refused to resign as Hennepin County coro- ner, despite a request for such action by unanimous vote of the county board. Charles E. Houston, assistant plosion he felt and saw was Amer- ica's first experiment with a hy- drogen bomb." The man wrote that he watched the explosion from 30.4 miles away but that heat from the bomb was 180 degrees when it reached him. He said flame two miles wide shot five miles into the air. A 20-mile-wide mushroom drew thousands of tons of earth into the sky. It looked like a giant cauli- flower, the man said. "About 15 minutes after shot the man wrote, "the island on which the bomb had been set off started to burn and it turned a brilliant -red. It burned for over six hours, gradually becoming smaller. soon will be ready for combat. The Eighth Army commander made the disclosure at a news conference as savage fighting erupted in all three sectors of the rain-lashed 155-mile battlefront this Armistice Day. Van Fleet said two New Re- public, of Korea divisions of men each, the 12th and 15th, and six independent regiments were ac- tivated Nov. 8. The increase, he said, should en- able the ROKs to take over more of the fighting front, though he has no particular assignment for them in mind. ROKs man most of the front now. The handsome, greying 60-year- old commander said: Major Offensive "The enemy has the capability, as he has for some time, but I do not believe he will launch a major offensive." Why did the Communist com- mand launch the sharp and bloody attacks against Allied positions the post three weeks? "I should think he has done it to continually train his own Van Fleet replied. "His army has been built up continually and the test of an army is to train it in battle." The general said his Eighth Army would be "delighted and honored" to welcome President-sleet Dwight Eisenhower to Korea. He said he had no approximate! million dollars. It was really a date of Eisenhower's j very wonderful thing and I will that the route Eisenhower would I try to .put it in words. Armistice Day Hardly Noticed On Korean Front By JOHN RANDOLPH KOREAN FRONT W-Armistice Day was hardly noticed at the front. To the vast majority of Ameri- "Within six hours, an island that! cans in Korea, it meant as much, once had palm trees and cocoanuts or as uttje as Memorial Day was nothing. A mile-wide island j had actually disappeared. Just Melted Away 'I was watching through bi other national souvenir of an old' war. I Here and there some greying noculars. At first I didn't notice colonel or some aging general prob- but when I saw a huge chunk just j stopped a moment and remem- seem to melt away, after that 1 1 bered that wonderful day 34 years write 'drew a picture of i the shape of the cloud and sent it disappeared forever. wben war seemed to have had with the letter. The account published in Lima But for the men who are fighting this war, Armistice Day if closely followed the details first remembered at only the given in a story in the Los An- j occasion for a sour joke or a not- geles Examiner last Saturday. I too-clever pun. "It was even close to being One infantry major, a toddler of wrote the man in his 2 when the Germans signed at letter to Lima Compiegne, quipped: "Well 'boTmdav' is all over I "A11 
                            

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