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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 2, 1952, Winona, Minnesota                              Cloudy Tonight7 Snow and Rain On Wednesday Be a Goodfellow VOLUME 52, NO. 244 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, TUESDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 2, 1952 TWENTY PAGES Among Early Arrivals for Farm Family Day today at the Red Men's Wigwam were these Wi- nona route farming couples pictured with Ken- neth W. Westerberg, left, opening speaker on to- day's program, and C. L. Totman, right, chairman of Farm Family Day. The couples are, left and right, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Balch and Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Oech, all of Winona Rt. 2. Hanging overhead i-s a colorful safety banner featured by the Winona Senior High School chapter of the Future Farmers of America who gave a special safety demonstration this morning at o'clock. (Republican-Herald photo) Rhee Demands Chinese Be Driven Out SEOUL Syngman Rhee today demanded an immed- iate all-out offensive to drive Chi- nese Reds out of North Korea. The South Korean leader de- clared, "We can do so with- out the help of Japanese or Chi- nese Nationalist troops. And he indicated he didn't think the move would draw Russia into the con- flict because the Soviet Union is not ready for a world war. Early Gifts Big Aid to Goodfellows VERY child is en- titled to a Christ- mas and to warm winter or not his own family can pro- vide for him. Using this as their basic prin- ciple, the Wino- na Goodfellows seek to outfit the city's needy chil- Big Time at Wigwam Farm Family Day Draws 500 for Fun, Instruction By FRED LEIGHTON Republican-Herald Area Editor More than 500 farmers and their families from the seven-county Winona area were on hand at the Red Men's Wigwam here at noon today, and more were arriving by the minute for the city's annual Farm Family Day. Observers said the influx of rural folk into the city for an enter- tainment and prize-crammed farm day may represent one of larg- est such day-long meetings in the city's history. The Winona High School chapter of the Future Homemakers of Am- erica still was serving free turkey luncheons at 1 p.m. Separate after- noon programs for men and women were scheduled to be launched at and the program was to end at 3 p.m. in a grand finale a joint meeting for both men and women in the main auditorium of the Wigwam. Talk on Drying Hay Leading off the day's program at a.m. was Kenneth W. Wes- terberg, consulting agricultural engineer and president of Farm Engineering Sales, Inc., speaking on "Hay Drying." Westerberg was introduced by Glenn M. Anderson, vocational agriculture instructor at clothing they need to protect them from the icy Minnesota winter. In past years, many Winona business firms have made contri- butions to the Goodfellows fund. In many of them their employes as well have taken up voluntary col- lections. These have been import- ant sources of Goodfellows money. If the business firms and their employes plan to contri- bute again this year, now would be in ideal time, according to Goodfellows workers. This morning the first group of needy school children was taken to the Goodfellows shopping head- quarters where their needs were determined. Then they were taken to the stores and fitted individually with the warm clothing they need. Not enough money has been cent cut in individual income taxes and elimination of the excess prof- its tax on corporations will be pro- posed as soon as the new Congress convenes next month, Rep. Daniel A. Reed (R-NY) said today. Reed is in line to become chair- man of the House Ways and Means i Winona Senior High School. j Committee, which originates all "A whole new field is opening up revenue measures. 11% Income Tax Cut to be Asked Of Congress By FRANCIS J. KELLY WASHINGTON HV- An 11 per in the world Westerberg told his audience, "where labor is at an absolute premium. We can't go back to the clumsy ways of hand labor. We must move ahead into the world of machinery." He warned, "The day of little hay cocks in the field' is gone, and today we must cure our hay before j His proposal calls for a reduction of slightly more than 5 per cent in individual income taxes next year and a similar reduction in 1954, for a total cut of about 11 per cent. The 1951 tax bill raised individual I rates by 10 to 11 per cent. The in- j WASHINGTON U.S.-Brifish Trade Treaty Plan Examined Australian Minister Suggests Plan at Commonwealth Rally By ARTHUR GAVSHON LONDON Leaders of the British family of nations ex- amined an Australian proposal to- day for a unique United States- Commonwealth treaty of trade and friendship aimed at making it easier for the rich dollar and the poor pound to live together. Australian Prime Minister Rob- ert G. Menzies was reliably re- ported to have suggested the treaty at yesterday's session of the nine nation Commonwealth Premiers Conference. Informed sources said the proposal would cover: 1. Commonwealth pledges to ease controls on the movement of money, especially those ham- pering U. S. investors in the Brit- ish nations from taking back to America in dollars their capital and earnings. Arrangements Speeded Up 2. Speeding up arrangements to eliminate double taxation which in some Commonwealth countries leaves dollar investors liable to, pay taxes both to that nation and to their own governments. 3. Gradual extension of the con- vertibility of the pound so that eventually a person with pounds could swap them freely for any other foreign currency. 4. Cast-iron arrangements for re- moving or scaling down the Com- monwealth system of imperial preferences and United States tar- iff quotas. Imperial preference is a system of "buying British" which has grown up as a means of protecting Commonwealth goods and industries. Most of the Commonwealth, group are known to favor these general principles. Menzies' idea to embody them all in a trade and friendship treaty apparently is After details are threshed out in the next few days, the Common- wealth statesmen likely will give Britain's Prime Minister Churchill and his chancellor of the exchequ- er R. A. Butler, a mandate to go to Washington to talk the whole thing over with President-elect Ei- senhower soon after he is installed next month. In addition to considering this proposal, today's session of the conference had to follow up yes- terday's discussion on the develop- ment nf the Commonwealth's own resources. Ex-Internal Revenue Chief Nunan Indicted Ike Selection Irks Taft Kikuyu Tribesmen, rounded up by Kenya police and Lancashire Fusiliers King's African Rifles, squat on ground inside barbed wire enclos- ure near Thomson Falls, Kenya, Africa, In the background is one of the portable gallows brought from Nairobi for the hanging of terrorist Mau Mau killers. The tribesmen were weeded out as Mau Mau suspects after the compulsory evacuation of Kikuyu squatters on European farms, Nov. 25. Kikuyu leaders have appealed to their people to abandon the anti-white Mau Mau society. (AP Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald) GOP Should Cabinet Complete, Handle Controls, Us, jwo Named DiSalle Says A federal crease will expire automatically putting it in storage." Westerberg Dec. "31, 1953, unless Congress outlined the use of modern hay orders otherwise. The excess prof- dryers and told his farmer listen- its tax is due to go off the books ers, "Trying to persuade some men next June 30. that hay drying is a money saving Reed said he anticipates biparti- process is something like getting san support, for his bill, which he married. You hate to make the caued "the first step in the Repub- leap, but afterwards it isn't so lican tax and spending reduction program." He said the incoming Republican administration is aiming for "dras- Westerberg cited cash loss of be- tween and per acre from raised so far this year to determine content of whether it will be possible to buy j per cent." bringing in hay with a moisture tic curtailment of unnecessary gov- each child all the essential items of clothing he is lacking. Since the number of workers and time makes it impossible to contact a child more than once, the first children are being equipped with all they need in anticipation that enough money will come in to treat all the children uniformly. If contributions do not come in till the last minute, Good- fellows workers will not know how to plan their purchasing, and it may be impossible to treat the children at the end of tht school lists fairly. Won't you make your Goodfellows "anything less than 32 I eminent waste, a balancing of the I budget and a cutback in the bur- Saves Protein He said, "It's hard to believe you could suffer a loss like that from leaf shattering, and yet you don't have to be reminded that 70 per cent of your protein in alfalfa, for example, is in the leaves." The speaker cited field tests where shat- tered leaves were picked up from one three-foot area in a typical field following the pick-up of too- dry alfalfa. He told his listeners, "If you shock out one-half the leaves in a ton of hay, you lose the equivalent of seven bags of bran and I don't have to remind any of you the cost of'a bag of densome taxes which are seriously jeopardizing our nation's econo- my." He said tax relief "must start where it will be most beneficial with the people." contribution NOW? Send or bring i bran. Even at that, such a loss it to The Goodfellows, in care of I still leaves you with No. 1 hay." He concluded, "The only answer to this for the modern farmer is a hay for providing some means of putting air through The Republican-Herald. Be A Goodfellow Following is a list cf contribu- tions to the Goodfellcw fund to date: Previously listed Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Andrus............... 5.00 Merrill Cass 2.00 Mr. Santa Claus 2.00 Webster H. Clement, paste? 2.00 A friend 1.00 Diocese of Winona...... 25.00 Old Skater's son 2.00 Mr. and Mrs. F. E. B. 10.00 Brozik's Meat Market 10.00 G. F. Streater 25.00 Judy, Jackie, Gregory 1.30 Friend from Waumandee coat your hay properly so you can bring all of it in from the field and cure it properly for storage. When wet hay isn't cured properly, you're in trouble." Anderson introduced E. V. John- son, Winona County agent, follow- ing Westerberg. Johnson reviewed the progress made in the county's brucellosis sign-up drive. "Peti- tions are now being circulated in ten Johnson said, "and they'll be started in the other ten townships within a few days. Pleas- ant Hill Township is now almost 100 per cent signed up, and several other townships are coming right (Continued on Page IS, Column 4.) FARM FAMILY grand jury today indicted Joseph D. Nunan Jr., former chief of the Internal Revenue Bureau, on charges of income tax evasion. Atty. Gen. McGranery said the indictment, returned by a jury sit- ting in Brooklyn, N. Y. accuses Nunan of evading payment of 086.60 in income taxes during the years 1946-1950. It was during part of that per- iod that Nunan 'was the nation's top collector of taxes as internal revenue commissioner. Last September, the same Brook- lyn jury indicted Daniel A. Bolich 2 man in the Internal Reve- nue Bureau under simi- lar charges. WASHINGTON UR Former Price Boss Michael V. DiSalle says, as of today, he believes outgoing Democrats should leave it up to incoming Republicans to make any changes in wage-price controls. But, DiSalle told a news confer- ence Monday, he may change his mind before making official rec- ommendations in about two weeks. By EDWARD MORSE NEW YORK M The Eisen- hower Cabinet was complete today with the selection of AFL leader Martin P. Durkin of Chicago as secretary of labor and Sinclair Weeks of Boston, businessman and as Republican official, of commerce. President-elect Dwight D. Eisen- hower's choice of Durkin, a Dem- ocrat who voted for Gov. Adlai These recommendations, based E. Stevenson, came as a surprise on a study DiSalle is undertaking, yesterday. Connie, 4, left, and Dennis, 3, were severely burned in their home in Decatur, 111., Monday before their father, Henry Storm, 28, broke a window and pulled them to safety. He is also in the hospital with serious burns and cuts. Storm also rescued a 14- month-old daughter, Linda, while his wife summoned aid. (AP Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald) will go-to Economic Stabilizer Ro- ger L. Putnam, who said he will draw heavily from them in mak- ing proposals to President Truman. OPS, meanwhile, suspended re- tail and wholesale price ceilings on almost all men's clothing. Kept under controls were men's surgical articles like abdominal belts and braces. The new order lifts ceilings at once from men's suits, overcoats, bats, sport clothing and so on, as well as from furnishings and ac- cessories such'as gloves, suspend- ers, handkerchiefs and the like. Ceilings previously were removed on shoes, hosiery, women's milli- nery and almost all women's ap- parel. Still under study are ceilings on beef. But there is talk in high OPS circles that these may be suspend- ed, rather than make any compli- cated changes in regulations to roll back ceilings. A staff report on beef is due this week. McGranery Orders Lattimore Probed WASHINGTON Wl Attorney General McGranery said today be has ordered a federal grand jury investigation of Owen Lattimore, Johns Hopkins University profes- sor and occasional consultant to the State Department who has come under Congressional fire. French Repulse Vietminh Raids HONG KONG The French have beaten off the last 72 hours a series of powerful Viet- minh attacks aimed at smashing the big base 6f French Union forces at Na San in northwestern Indochina, it was learned here to- day. The Communist-led Vietminh used as many as troops in one attempt to crush French posts in the hills encircling Na San and suffered heavy losses. Durkin, the only Democrat on the new Cabinet list, is the first person ever to be taken directly from a labor union office for the secretary of labor post. Some pre- vious secretaries had been in the labor movement before appoint- ment. Durkin, 58, is general president of the AFL United Association of and Apprentices of and Pipe-Fitting In- dustry of the United States and Canada. Weeks, 59, is chairman of the Republican National Finance Com- mittee. He is an industrialist and bank director and has been a i power in the Massachusetts GOP Terms Choice Affront to Many in Unions Appointment Raises Question of Future Relations of Pair By WILLIAM T. PEACOCK WASHINGTON UP) The uneasy post-convention truce between Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower and Sen. Robert A. Taft blew up today over the Republican selection' of Martin Durkin, a Dem- ocrat and union official, to be his Secretary of Labor, Taft's blast at what he termed this "incredible" appointment swept away in one moment the outward show of harmony and co- operation built up in the months since Eisenhower defeated Taft for the Republican presidential nom- ination. Sen. Taft, who campaigned for Eisenhower after losing the GOP nomination to him, said in a pre- pared statement: "The appointment of Mr. Durkin is an incredible appointment. This is no reflection on the character or ability of Mr. Durkin. I had number of talks with Mr, (Robert) Brownell who has been the key man in Cabinet appointments, and made several recommendations of qual- ified men. 'Partisan Democrat1 "It was never even suggested that a man would be appointed who has always been a partisan Truman Democrat, who fought Gen. Eisenhower's election, and advocated the repeal of the Taft- Hartley law. "It is an affront to millions of union members and officers who had the courage to defy the edict of officials like Mr. Durkin that they vote for Stevenson. This ap- pointment leaves without represen- tation in the Cabinet those lions of Democrats, North years and in the organization since C47 Crashes With 13 Aboard SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. An Air Force C-47, with 13 men aboard, apparently crashed during the night at 'the level in the San Bernardino mountains, the sheriffs office reported today. Deputy Sheriff Loring Poleman of Victorville said he saw a big fire-in the mountains north of here and west of Big Bear Valley about 4 a.m., which finally died out. Checking again at daybreak, he could still see smoke from the spot, well above the snowline, which was about 4500 feet high. Ground parties from George Air Base at Victorville, March Air Base, and sheriff's stations here and at Victorville headed into the area in mid morning. Clouds which still covered the area earlier were clearing, and flights were sent out from March Air Base to attempt to locate the wreckage. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and vicinity: Cloudy to- night and Wednesday with snow be- ginning Wednesday afternoon arid continuing Wednesday night, prob- ably mixed with rain at times. No decided change in temperature. Low tonight 24, high Wednesday 35. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 33; minimum, 26; noon, 33; precipitation, trace of snow; sun sets tonight at sun rises tomorrow at AIRPORT WEATHER (Wis. Central Observations) Max. temp. 31 at a. m. to- day, min .26 at a. m. today. Noon overcast at feet, visibility two and one- half miles with fog, wind five miles per hour from east, baro- meter 30.16 steady, humidity 91 per cent. for nearly 20 national GOP 1940. Announced by Vandenberg The designations of Durkin and Weeks were announced by Arthur H. Vandenberg Jr., who will be Eisenhower's White House secre- tary. Vandenberg also announced the designation .of Walter Williams of Seattle as under secretary of com- merce. He was chairman of the national "Citizens for Eisenhow- er." CIO leaders took the selection of a labor man as an indication that the Eisenhower administra- tion wants to get along with or- ganized labor. The naming of Durkin was hailed by George Meaay, recently elected president of the AFL, who called Durkin an "outstanding trade unionist." The complete cabinet lineup now stands this way: E. Wilson, De- troit; Foster Dulles, New York; M. Humphrey, Cleveland; Agriculture Taft Benson, Salt Lake City; Douglas Mc- Kay, Oregon; P. Durkin, Chicago; clair Weeks, Boston; Attorney Gen- BrowneH' Jr., New York; Postmaster E. Summerfield, Flint, Mich. Weeks, one of Eisenhower's ear- liest backers in the prcconvention campaign, has been a member of the Republican National Commit- tee since 1940. He is board chair- man of two Massachusetts busi- (Continued on Page 15, Column S.) CABINET mil- and South, who left the party to sup- port General Eisenhower, and gives representation to their most bit- ter opponents." Since the July GOP convention, one of the big questions on the political horizon has been how Ei- senhower, if elected president, would get along with the Ohioan, SHOPPING DAYS LEFT ftUYCHUSTMMSEAUi Sen. Robert A. Taft acknowledged to be the most in- fluential of Republican senators. It is reduced now to more spe- cific questions: 1. Will Taft fight Senate con- firmation of Durkin? Taft didn't say in his statement caDing Dur- kin "a partisan Truman Demo- and the appointment a double-barreled affront: to Demo- crats who voted for Eisenhower and to union members who sup- ported the GOP candidate despite AFL-CIO- endorsement of Demo- cratic nominee Adlai Stevenson. The Senate's attitude usually has been that a president is entitled to have any reasonably qualified person he wants in his cabinet. 2. Is there to be an open strug- gle between the Taft wing of the Republican Party and the elements which by and large have followed the leadership in recent years of Gov. Thomas E. Dewey of New York? By implication, Taft said the Deweyites had taken control of pat- ronage and were responsible for Durkin's appointment. He said in his statement that "-Mr. (Herbert) BrownelL has been the key man" on Cabinet appointments. Brownell was Dewey's campaign manager in 1948 and Eisenhower has chosen him to be his attorney generaL 3. What will be tee effect of Taft's sense that the (Continued on Page 15, Column 2.) IKE   

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