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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 18, 1952, Winona, Minnesota                              Cloudy, Colder Tonight; Wednesday Clearing, Cold VOLUME 57, NO. 233 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, TUESDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 18, 1952 'Pick a Present' Want Ad Section Starts Next Monday TWENTY PAGES Navy Pilots Down 2 MIG's 35 Miles From Task Force WASHINGTON Wl The Navy reported today that two Russian- hit but was able to return to the carrier Oriskany. Pilot Bails Out One MIG pilot was seen bailing Planes Search For Two Lost Deer Hunters By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Fourth day of the Minnesota deer hunting season today had airplanes seeking two lost hunters while a third nimrod faced a manslaughter charge in one of the four gunshot deaths recorded thus far. Arthur Sullivan, Crow Wing County attorney, said the first de- gree manslaughter count would be filed against Jack Hayes. Monti- cello, Minn., accused in the fatal wounding Saturday of Walter Ol- son, Emily. A coroner's jury Mon- day night found Hayes responsible for Olson's death. Hayes was held in jail at Brainerd. Sullivan said the complaint again- st Hayes would be brought under part 3 of Minnesota statute 619.15, which reads in part, "causing death by shooting another with a gun or other firearm, when result- ing from carelessness in mis- taking the person shot for a deer or other animal." The aerial search was on north of Virginia for Lester Peters, 53, and Rollie Bennett, 28, both of Minneapolis. Peters has been missing since Saturday at 9 a. m., opening day of the season, when he went into the woods in the Vermillion Dam area, 20 miles north of Cook. Bennett failed to return to his party Sunday after going into the forest territory seven miles eas; of Buyck, about 35 miles north of Cook. Joseph Johnson, 34, Rochester, Minn., was recuperating at the home of a sister in Duluth after being lost 60 hours in the Sucker Jtiver area along the North Shore. Saturday night Johnson had matches for a fire. But Sunday it lained and the matches were too H'et to light. "But when you're hungry you'll oat Johnson said, re- porting on his fare of raw rabbit ;md partridge during a continuing drizzle. He found his way out by locating the river and following it downstream. Ke got no deer. Ex-New Jersey Governor Dies SOMERVILLE, N. J. (.fl er Gov. A. Harry Moore, 73, .New Jersey's only three-time governor, suffered a stroke and died today while driving his automobile near here. The car nosed into a ditch and came to a halt after Moore was stricken. His wife, riding with him at the time, suffered undetermined injuries and was taken to the of- fice of a nearby physician. Moore, a Democrat, was elected governor in 1925, 1931 and 1937 under the asgis of Frank Hague, then state Democratic political boss. In those days state law did not permit a governor to succeed himself. He was elected to the U. S, Sen- ate in 1934 but quit midway through his term to run for governor again. During his last term the Lindbergh kidnaping case broke. Moore direct- ed much of the investigation into the crime. Police Investigate Two Robberies MINNEAPOLIS today were investigating two weekend burglaries that netted thieves an estimated Authorities believe the burglar-, ies at the Calhoun Beach Hotel apartment of William Ilecht and at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ed- mond R. Ruben were the work of the same professional gang. Valuables worth an estimated were taken at each place. smoking badly. A third MIG broke off the action after having been damaged. The pilots credited with the kills made jet fighter planes had been shot down at sea only 35 just a few seconds flying out. A second Red plane was last from U. S. Task Force 77 off the I seen in a steep spiral dive and east coast of Korea. A third Russian-made aircraft was damaged in the action, which took place late Monday, the Navy said. It placed the scene in the Sea of Japan, about 100 miles southeast of Chongjin. It said Navy jet pilots shot down the two MIG- 15s. Planes Credited Although Navy planes were cred- ited with one of the first downings of a MIG jet in the Korean war- in the autumn of and Marine air encounters with the enemy fighters have been rare. Only five MIG kills have been credited to Navy and Marine pi- lots throughout the conflict. The Navy had few details of the action but was able to report that four Panther jets flown by pilots of Reserve Squadron 781 from Las Alamitos, fought the battle Monday, One American plane was were Lt. I. R. Williams, and Lt. (j-g.) J. D. Middleton, Lt. (j.g.) D. i M. Rawlings accounted for the [damaged MIG. j Home addresses of the three of- I ficers were not immediately avail- j able, but the Navy said they were j all believed to have come from Southern California. JOHN J. GREEN Spins Dandy Yarns of Early Days W W John Green, Hokah Pioneer, 100 Today HOKAH, Minn. J. Green is 100 years old today. _ He is happy these days to sit with his pipe in the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ann Stohlfu, and spin dandy yarns of pioneer river years and railroading in the Midwest. But his cheerful disposition and i ready memory belie his 100 years. i Green was born in New York City in that portion of the city now known as lower Manhattan, the son Crescent and later to Hokah. Young Green, then 17 years old, started work as an engine wiper in the 'of Mr. and Mrs. Joshua Green. '.His father lost his life during a i storm in the Gulf of Mexico while ____ _____ _ he was serving with the U. S. shops here. Later he became a fire- Coast Guard in September, 1853. Engine Wiper at 17 The family headed west in 1856. .They came to Wisconsin by boat, 'then overland from.Milwaukee to i Prairie du Chien by the first Wis- I consin railroad and up the Missis- sippi by steamer to Prescott, Wis., where the family made its home for a number of years. In 1866 the Greens moved to La Returns Most Of CHICAGO UP> A young thief who needed a couple of dollars and found nearly in a purse he man and finally an engineer on the Southern Minnesota division of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad. Green's first engine was a wood- burner, and he can relate many a story of cold endured on long rides to Austin when only a canvas flap held out Minnesota winter. He was the first engineer to drive a loco- motive over the Mississippi rail- road bridge after it was complet- ed. Jan. 1, 1874, Green married Mary McKinley at La Crosse. John and Mary made their home at La Crosse for a short time, but returned to live at Hokah until he went to work for the Minneapo- lis and St. Louis Railroad follow- ing labor trouble here. Later he was employed on the Canadian Pa- cific Railroad when a line was in process of construction to the West Coast. Still later he was an engi- neer for the Wisconsin Central, now a prirt of the Soo Line, and the Greens lived in Waukesha. He Fourth C119 Crash in 11 Days Takes 8 Lives Flying Boxcar Burns in Muddy Montana Field BILLINGS, Mont. W) The fourth crash in 11 days of an Air Force C119 Flying Boxcar claimed eight lives yesterday when one of the huge transports crashed and and burned in a muddy field 12 miles east of this South-Central Montana city. The. eight deaths raised to 91 the number of servicemen killed in Boxc'ar crackups since Nov. 7. Four of the dead in the Montana crash burned to death when the two-engined craft plowed into the ground while attempting to make an emergency landing. Four died of injuries. Eight others, including the pilot and co-pilot, were rushed to two Billings hospitals. Attendants said two were in critical condition. The Air Force withheld identifi- cation of the dead. Bound from Edmonton, Alta., Canada, to Denver, the plane crashed in cloudy weather but visibility was good. Civil Aeronautics Administra- tion investigators said propeller trouble apparently caused one motor the transport to shake loose. The Air Force in Washington said it has no intention of ground- ing the C119s "unless a pattern of mechanical failure is estab- lished by .accident investigations." A reserve officer said reports the transports are "not suitable" for arctic operations have'been on file with the Air Force since last April. Maj. William H. Jay, former commander of the 65th Troop Carrier Squadron, said he and an- other squadron commander filed the reports. Now a commercial airline pilot, Jay said the reports recommended the Boxcars be re- placed by C54s and C124S. Another report, Jay said, was submitted by Maj. Ned M. Letts, now with the 77th Squadron on duty in Alaska on operation Warmwind. Jay said both reported serious difficulty in operating the planes in arctic weather. An Air Force spokesman said no report on the C119s being un- suitable for arctic operations had been released. A C119 smashed into an Alaskan peak Nov. 7, killing 19 men. An- other vanished with 20 aboard in Alaska Saturday, the same day a Flying Boxcar crashed in Korea, killing all 44 aboard. 5 Die When Car Plunges Into River snatched became so frightened he! was transferred to Fond du Lac in has returned most of the. money to 1900, and worked out of that city his victim. until his retirement in 1915. Mrs. Wilma Gardner, 58, a wi- dow, lost her life savings last week when a teen-age purse- snatcher beat and robbed her. Postoffice officials notified Mrs. Gardner Monday that four letters on which postage was due were being held for her. There was 870 in the four envelopes. In one was a penciled note. It read: "I was just as scared as you were. I never expected to find that Mr. and Mrs. Green returned to Hokah with their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence and made their here. Mrs. Green lived to home be 94 years old. She died in March, 1947, two months after they had cele- brated their 72nd wedding anni- versary. Mason Since 1874 Green is one of the oldest living locomotive engineers. He also is one of the oldest Masons in South- much money. If I did I would never have taken it. I needed a eastern Minnesota. He joined the couple of bucks fast and I know I Masonic order in 1874. He is a learned my lesson." j 32nd degree member of the Scott- Mrs. Gardner, in reporting the" j ish Rite and a Shriner. Green also robbery, told police she carried all! lias been a member of the Brotb- her money with her because she erhood of Locomotive Engineers did not trust banks. But she lost no time Monday in putting the money in a bank. Of the thief, she said: "I believe he was a good chap at heart, and I hope God will lead him straight." {SHOPPING v I DAYS LEFT since October, 1877. That, likewise, is believed to be a near record. A family dinner is scheduled to honor the 100-year-old Sunday. The immediate family and close rela- tives have been invited. Green's family includes his daughter, Mrs. Stohlfus; a granddaughter, Mrs. Edward Conrad, Brownsville; two grandsons, Donald, La Crosse, and John, at home, who recently re- turned from Korea. He has six great grandchildren, Sherry, Mar- garet and Robert Conrad, Browns- ville: Stephan, son of Donald, and Shirley and Marie Stohlfus, daugh- ters of John. Green has been receiving cards and gifts from throughout Ameri- ca this week. A particular prize is the card he received from Mrs. Mike Holm, secretary of state. Open house for friends was scheduled this afternoon at the Stohlfus borne here. EVANSTON, Wyo. W) Three boxers, their manager and train- er, all from Denver, died today when they lost their way, took a side road and drove their car into Bear River. Sheriff Frank Narra- more said the vehicle landed up- side down in the shallow stream. He said the men were not drowned but, unable to break out of the closed car, died of exposure. i Only one man of six in the returning to Denver after perform- ing Monday night in Salt City survived. He was Jimmy McDonald, listed in fair condition. Narramors named these as dead: Joe Levinson, 47, the manager; James Howard Bealer, 44, the trainer, and these fighters, George Harvey, 21; Garfield Sisneros, 28, and Freeman Edward Lofton, 21. Narramore said the car missed a bridge and plunged kito the stream. McDonald was knocked out by Kid Leon, a Salt Lake City mid- dleweight, in the Monday night fight program. Sisneros and Harvey both lost on technical knockouts. The men fought in preliminaries to the Rex Layne-Al Spaulding 10- round bout, which Layne won. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and Vicinity Cloudy and colder tonight. Wednesday clearing and continued cold. Low tonight 30, nigh Wednesday 45. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 63; minimum, 42; noon, 43; precipitation, none; sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER (Wis. Central Observations) Max. temp, 63 at p.m. Mon- day, min. 41 at a.m. today. Noon feet overcast, visibility 8 miles, wind .16 to 28 miles per hour from south and southwest, barometer 29.62 steady and humidity 80 per cent. State Receipts Up Millions ST. PAUL UPl Minnesota's re- ceipts from all sources jumped about 22 million dollars over 1951 in the third quarter, State Auditor King reported Monday night. King said the state debt also had shown an increase of since June 30, standing now at 489. Of this total, is pay- able from property tax revenue with the balance coming from spe- cial sources. For the quarter, state trust funds increased more than 16 mil- lion dollars to reach a total of U.N.Cool Toward Indian Proposal For Korea Peace By OSGOOD CARUTHERS UNITED N. Y. United Nations delegates gave a cool but studious reception today to the long-awaited Indian com- promise proposal for settling the Korean prisoner of war deadlock. Although objections were raised on several points of the draft reso- j lution India handed the U. N. Gen- I eral Assembly yesterday, neither Communist nor non-Communist representatives rejected the pro- posal outright. Neither side, how- ever, was enthusiastic about it. The world diplomats marked time in the main Korean debate in the Assembly's Political Com- mittee so they could study the reso- lution further. Sessions originally scheduled for today were postponed for lack of speakers. Decisions still were being made behind the scenes, and it was ex- pected other compromise proposals would be introduced after the Ko- rean debate is resumed tomorrow. The delegates also awaited the outcome of the major policy talks in Washington today between Pres- ident Truman and President-elect Dwight D. Eisenhower. Vital Policies U. S. Secretary of State Dean Acheson went to Washington for the conference and hoped to get from the incoming administration head some assurance that vital U. S. policies toward problems con- fronting the U. N. will not be dras- tically changed. The Indian resolution calls for a four-nation commission to take charge of repatriating prisoners of as soon as an armistice is reached in Korea. I The Indians suggested two Com- munist and two non-Communist na- tions Poland, Czechoslovakia, Sweden and Switzerland. But they added if this wasn't acceptable, four other states not participating in the Korean permanent members of the Secur- ity serve. The com- mission would choose a neutral um- pire to vote in case of a 2-2 dead- lock on decisions. The resolution, introduced by In- dia's V. K. Krishna Menon after days of backstage talks with Amer- icans, Russians and various parties in between, declares force will not be used either to prevent or effect the repatriation of prisoners. The U. S. stands firmly against forcible return of prisoners who oppose going back to their Commu- nist-ruled homelands. The Commu- nists have demanded that all pris- oners be handed over whether they want to return or not. Prisoner Screening The Indian resolution carefully avoided any mention of screening the point to which the Russians have violently objected. It calls for both sides to hancl over all prisoners to the commission in a demilitarized zone, where they will be free to return home or to stay under the commission's control. An American spokesman ex- pressed the belief the Indian plan would not work and asserted the commission would not be able to handle the gigantic job of feeding, housing and administering the thou- sands of Chinese and Korean pris- oners who refused to go home. Million Cheer Ike In Washington A Heart-Broken mother collapses on the guard rail of road after two of her children were killed and two hurt in head-on crash on Pennsylvania Route 6 near Waymart. The mother, Mrs, Vir- ginia Bates of Honesdale, driver of one of the cars, was also in- jured. Dead baby is at her left. Injured son is on stretcher. Joseph Hydock, of Waymart, the other driver, also was killed. (AP Wirephoto) Burnquist TopsGOP Vote in Minnesota By JACK B. MACKAY ST PAUL Gen. Burnquist topped the Republican party _ HI n 'I CH_ General Opens Conference With Truman No Statement Expected From President-Elect WASHINGTON UP) Dwight D. Eisenhower returned triumphantly to Washington today for a moment- ous welcome and a momentous i meeting with President Truman on i problems pressing down upon the nation and the world. The beaming general was ac- claimed at a reception at Wash- ington National Airport and 'again as he headed for the White House through crowded Washington ave- nues. President Truman waited in his office to sit down with the general and brief him on issues now bur- dening the government and those likely to come along in the days I ahead. It was the first chance the two had to get together since the elec- tion campaign with all its hitter- ness and the angry words they had flung at one another. Eisenhower flew to Washington from Augusta, Ga., where he has been vacationing. His four-engined Eastern Airlines plane sat down at p.m. and the general and bis wife, Mamie, walked down the ramp four minutes later. Ceremonial troops and the Army voteAssoate Justice' Frank T. Gallagher" ran up a "record-smash- ing total, and all five constitutional amendments went down to defeat in the Nov. 4 general election in Minnesota. These were the highlights of the official returns certified today by the State Canvassing Board. Minne- sotans cast a total of highest number in state history. Burnquist, who served as gover- nor from 1915 to 1921 and was elected eight times to his present office, outran all party candidates with a total of against 760 for Allan L. Johnson, Demo- cratic Farmer Labor oppo- nent. Gallagher Wins Justice Gallagher won re-election for another six years over E. Luth- Governor Warns State Bureaus To Trim Budgets ST. PAUL state band were drawn up. Informal Remarks In brief informal remarks, Eisen- hower said he quite naturally was delighted by the reception but "a little astonished" by it since it was supposed to be strictly a business trip. i The general flashed his famous I grin at everyone in sight, rumpled his tousled hair, and walked to a microphone to express his pleasure at the welcome. He was delighted to be here, he said. He added that he expected to go on to New York in a couple I of hours and then "be buck here j somewhere near Jan. 20." That is inauguration day. And today's visit to Washington at Supreme Department heads today had warn Court. Gallagher polled j ing from Gov. Anderson they had votes and a margin of more than better trim their budgets, a half million in the non- far as j am the Truman's invitation was in prep- aration for that event. Harry S. Truman, who proposed i the unusual conference, was re- ported hoping, nevertheless, that his Republican successor would join in a statement of unity and of support for the American posi- tion in the United Nations on the explosive Korean issue. No Statement But a spokesman for Eisenhow- votes. Mrs. Mike Holm was among he wffl slart holding budget con- the big vote-getters while Gen. j ferences with the department Dwight D. Eisenhower ran behind heads, He asked that all depart- Mrs. Holm. j mental estimates be in his hands Justice Gallagher carried the j well before the 1953 legislative ses- state's 87 counties. Sen. Thye won sion starts on Jan. 6. "I certainly do not want to be in the position of discovering dur- ing the session that any depart- ment head has submitted some- Cage Roundups Presented Daily On Sports Page Basketball prospects at Wi- nona area high schools are being presented daily in the sports section of The Republi- can-Herald. What to expect this year, the complete 1952-53 schedule and last season's rec- ords are included in these roundups. Stories appearing today deal, with the cage situations at the .following schools: Augusta, Os- seo and Mondovi of the Mis- sissippi Valley Conference; Bangor and Onalaska of the Coulee League; Hixton (Jack- 'son) of the Trempealeau Val- ley Conference and Nelson of the Si-County Conference. Wednesday's cage roundup will cover seven teams in the strong District I Conference: Spring VaEey, Rushford, Pet- erson, Preston, Lanesboro, Houston and Chatfield. Don't miss this specia! fea- ture each day in the sports sec- tion. a nan mmiuu m i "so lar as i am conceruuu, uie political race. A check of the rec-1 chjef cxecutjve said jn a mem0ran- dum, "we are going to have to get opponent in a contest. I by the next two years without any U. S. Sen. Edward J. Thye and j increases except in rare cases. t Gov. C. Elmer Anderson were next Anderson also revealed that, as j cul a jiiatiinuw- in line'with the biggest number of j soon as he returns from a vacation, j er told reporters that unless the irii.-o Mnim sjmnnpi. general chahges his attitude there (Continued on Page 18, Column 1) EISENHOWER Thief River Falls i Against Soo Line MINNEAPOLIS W Oscar Ahl- I strom, Thief River Falls truck driver, today had a ver- diet in his damage suit against the Soo Line Railroad. A Hennepin County District Court jury returned the award Monday night after deliberating about four hours. Judge Levj M. Hal! said it was the largest personal injury verdict ever handed down in a Minnesota court. Ahlstrom, 26, claimed he was paralyzed from the waist down, the result of a crate falling on him at the railroad's Thief River Falls in 1947. all but Carlton, Itasca, Koochiching, Ramsey and Red Lake. Burnquist and Gov. Ander- son won all but 12 counties. Gen. Eisenhower lost 15 'ka. Carlton, Clearwater, Dakota, Itasca, Kittson, Koochiching, Lake, i thing without my knowledge or ap- his memo said. "The legislature is facing the Rasmussen Victor Ewald W. (Wally) Lund Du- itasca, Allison, nuucmciiuig, i Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, problem of finding 22 million dol- Pennington Ramsey, Red Lake, I lars in new revenue or of cutting Roseau and St. Louis. the governor said. 1 "We have an obligation to do our part The goal will be to hold the luth, chairman of the Minnesote possible, cut back Railroad and Warehouse Commis- j On exPenses- sion, won over Walter F. Jorgen- I for both the six-year and "short term" by substantial votes. But Paul A. Rasmussen, onetime state budget commission- er, defeated Oscar L, Lund, Re- publican, by a margin of to capture the only state DFL berth. Rasmussen's election gives the DFL party control since the third member of the commission, Clifford Peterson, is aligned with the DFL. While four of the five amend- ments received a larger "yes" vote than they lost because a majority of all ballots cast for any office is necessary for adoption. Close Game Refuge (To Deer Hunters DETROIT LAKES, Minn. UP! Tamarack Swamp State Game Ref- uge will be closed to deer hunters after today, says John M. Dahl, manager of the area. Dahl said more than 400 animals had been taken from the 16 sec- tions of open territory by Monday r against a planned total harvest of v.ar m rOg 700. Nimrods reported lots of deer still in the district but very hard to get at because of the swampy is 18 miles A majority is 730.164. terrlm.'The refuge The official returns of the State !northeast here. Canvassing Board fellow: notes Election; "R" Republican; i ,i Democratic Farmer !AUTTlOrmeS Labor; Progressive; Clfi ftfift Gov.1, Industrial Government, i UOQ YYOrtn I prohibition) PRESIDENTIAL X-Eisenhower-Nixon (R) Turn, Man Injured DEER RIVER, B. Schimales, 65, Bena, Mirtn., car- penter, was in critical condition at the hospital here today. His car missed a turn and upset near the Cut Foot Sioux bridge, 12 miles northeast of Deer River, in a heavy fog Monday night. Stevenson-Sparkman (DFL) Hass-Emery (Ind.Gov) Hallinan-Bass (Prog) Dobbs-Weiss (Soc-Work) 618 Hamblin-Holtwick (Pro) U. S. SENATOR X-Edward J. Thye (R) William E. Carlson (DFL) (Continued on Page 18, Column 2} BURNQUIST MINNEAPOLIS WU-Authorities TitO to Visit Great Britain were looking today for a dog valued by its trainer at Jack Hatfield, trainer of Tell, a German Weimaraner owned by William Olson, said the dog dis- appeared into the brush after be- ing hit by a car Monday night in suburban Minneapolis. The dog had often been used to track down missing children and lawbreakers. BELGRADE, Yugoslavia official Belgrade radio reported to- day that Premier Marshal Tito will visit England during the second half of March next year. This was the first -report of an approximate time for his visit. He was invited there by Prime Micis- ter Churchill.   

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