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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 8, 1952, Winona, Minnesota Cloudy Tonight, Colder by Tuesday Morning Be a Goodfeliow VOLUME 52, NO. 249 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, MONDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 8, 1952 TWENTY PAGES 3 Killed Near Rushford, Galesville Allied Bombers Swarm Over North Korea Jet Pilots Bag Seven Red Planes Military And Cabinet designates gathered on the cruiser Helena for an important meeting with President-elect Eisenhower off Wake Island, Left to right, Douglas McKay of Oregon, interior secre- tary designate; Herbert Brownell, Attorney Gen- eral; Charles E. Wilson, Defense; Ike; John Foster Dulles, Secretary of State; Adm. Arthur Radford, Pacific Fleet Commander; George M. Humphrey, Treasury Secretary, and Joseph Dodge who is expected to be named budget director. (AP Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald) Advisers Confer With Ike Aboard Hel ena in Pacific 5 Air Force Men Dead in Barracks Fire RAPID CITY, S. D., Air Force officers were killed yes- terday in a fire that raced through By MILO FARNETI .SEOUL of Allied warplanes swarmed over North Korea today, plastering Commu- nist targets along the front and far behind the lines. The U. S. Fifth Air -Force said F86 Sabre jet pilots destroyed a Communist MIG15 over Sinuiju. They bagged seven of the Red planes Sunday for the biggest sin- gle-day score in nearly three months. Light Day on Ground The U. S. Eighth Army reported another light day across the front. The evening summary listed only a few patrol clashes, mostly in the sensitive .Sniper Ridge area on the Central Front. Temperatures stayed low, hovering around zero. B26 bombers opened the day's aerial offensive with predawn at- tacks on Communist trucks hauling supplies to the front. Pilots report- ed 125 vehicles destroyed. Fighter-bombers roared out in daylight and hammered the Red supply network. The Air Force said six key rail and road bridges were destroyed. Sabre Pilots Two'Sabre pilots flying protec- tive cover for the fighter-bombers shared credit for 'the destroyed MIG. They were Maj. Edwin Hel- ler of Wynnewood Pa., and Lt. Gene Woodworth of St Rockford, 111. Marine, Republic of Korea, Au- stralian and Air Force warplanes joined in attacks all over North Korea, including strikes at the Red front About 100 Chinese infantrymen hit Sniper Ridge early today. De- By DON WHITEHEAD ABOARD U.S.S. HELENA EN ROUTE TO HAWAII Wl-Presideht- elect Dwight Eisenhower today opened a formal conference with I advisers and future members of his administration within two hours after they were brought aboard this heavy cruiser by helicopter from Wake Island. The Korean War was believed to be the main topic of discussion. But Eisenhower's press secre- tary James C. Hagerty, told re- porters there would be no an- nouncement now of subjects dis- cussed or decisions that might be TODAY Adenauer Rebuilding iermany By JOSEPH ALSOP BONN, Germany The Schaum- burg Palais, from which wise old Conrad Adenauer rules this coun- try, can serve as a pretty good symbol of what has happened in Western Germany since the end of the war. Like most of Germany, the once proud and pretentious Bonn resi- dence of the Princes of Schaum- burg-Lippe was very far from im- proved by the war. None the less, it .was the best that Bonn had to offer when the new West German government was establish- ed. To serve Adenauer as the equiv- alent of the White House, the bat- tered old place was first hastily patched up; then entirely refitted in I __. I'f J OGViCLCHV Ul the rather bleak, efficient modified state-designate; Gov. Douglas Mc- North-German-Lloyd style that of Oregon, who will be sec- reached. Reports that a definite military program already had been decided upon were derided by one reliable source close to Eisenhower. Nothing Definite "Nothing is definite he de- clared, referring to reports that Eisenhower favored enlarging the Korean War. Hagerty made it clear to report- ers aboard the Helena that the general may not disclose his plans until after he has taken office Jan 20. "We will make no statement on the press secretary de- clared. The conference that began today will continue until the Helena reaches Pearl Harbor Thursday. There, those aboard the cruiser will join military leaders and ad- visers for at least two more days of discussions. Hagerty said he could not say what the general's itinerary would be after he leaves Hawaii. Dulles Aboard Those who came aboard at Wake Island: John Foster Dulles, secretary of many Germans like nowadays. And in its new guise, with its fresh white paint, its sternly tidy gardens, and its air of incipient prosperity, the Schaumburg Palais seems to proclaim, firmly and ev- en with a certain smugness, Ger- many's power to build a new life out of the ruins. Man of the Here the present at least, reign is nearest one can come to the right Adenauer, one of the truly remark- able men of the west. Aged indestructible, the leader of but the Christian Democrats, the Chancel- lor of West Germany, offers his visitors an 'impenetrable facade of irreconcilable contradictions. He is so provincial that he hates to be more than 50 miles from his native Cologne. Yet no one better understands men, nations and the world. He is notoriously wily. Yet when he says he will do something, he invariably meets his contract. He is profoundly cynical. Yet he has worked and is working towards a bold ideal of a democratic Ger- many incorporated in a United Europe. At this moment, Adenauer tow- ers over th'e German scene. An accumulation of fearful iljnesses and wounds has at last removed his great adversary, the brave, tor- tured and terrible Dr. Schumach- (Continued on Column 2) ALSOPS retary of the interior; George M. Humphrey of Cleveland, secretary of the Treasury-designate; Gen. Lucius Clay, close friend and ad- viser to Eisenhower; Joseph M. Dodge of Detroit, who may be the next director of the budget, and C. D. Jackson and Emmet Hughes, who will be on the general's White House staff. Charles E. Wilson, defense sec- retary-designate; and Adm. Arthur Radford, commander in chief, Pa- cific, left the Helena at Wake and flew to Pearl Harbor. There they will confer with Gen. Omar Brad- ley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, on military problems in Korea. Talk as Unit Eisenhower lunched with those who remained aboard, including Herbert Brownell, attorney gener- al-designate, and Wilton B. Per- sons, who will be a White House assistant. Hagerty said they talked gener- ally as a unit, then broke into smaller groups to continue the dis- cussions. Dulles and Humphrey were in the first helicopter to make the jump from Wake Island to the decks of the Helena. Eisenhower greeted them warmly: "It's good to see you." The President-elect spent most of Sunday in bed, resting from the political campaign and his action- packed trip to Korea. a two-story frame barracks at the I termined South Korean soldiers Citv Air Force Base 1 held their 2round and drove City Air. iorce. JJase. fl two.hour battle_ Six other officers were burned M and one of them, 2nd Lt. John j Rycroft, Yonkers, N. Y., broke an ankle in a leap from a second story window. He and 2nd Lt. Paul W. Rous of Lockbourne Air Force Base, Ohio, were flown to Denver for treatment at Fitzsimmtins mil- itary Hospital. The other four were j Six Men Escape Arkansas Jail SEARCY, Ark. W) Six men, armed kast one The victims were among a group j caped white county jail here of officers assigned- to temporary j Sunday night after overpowering duty with the 72nd Strategic Re- j the jailer and a trusty. The escapees were identified by citv police as: Richard Lee Buch- anan of Boise, Idaho, Edward Lee less seriously hurt. connaissance Wing. Rapid City is a major base for B36 interconti- nental bombers.'" Three of the dead were identi- fied by the base public informa- tion officer as 1st. Lt. Jerome A. Weinshank Kansas City, legal of- ficer at the base; 2nd Lt. Robert W. Woolen Jr., March Field, and Army Chief Warrant Officer Paul W. Beers, Benicia, Calif., Ar- senal. Names of the other two vic- tims were withheld pending con- firmation of notification of their next of kin. Four of the dead were identified by the base public information officer as 1st Lt. Jerome A. Wein- shank, Kansas City, legal officer at the base; 2nd Lt. Robert W. Woolen Jr., March Field, Calif.; Army Chief Warrant Officer Paul W. Beers, Benicia, Calif., arsenal, Miller, 23, of St. Louis, charged with car theft; Jack Randall, 50, charged with forgery, Melvin 30, and Richard Williams, 30, both of North Dakota, both charged with burglary and larceny, and Robert Decker, 24, Kensett, Ark., held on three counts of disturbing the peace. Gl Quadruplets Coming Home SASEBO, Japan (m The Perri- cone quadruplets will be home in Beaumont, Tex., by Cbrislmas, the Army said today. The four brothers, Anthony, Ber- nard, Carl and Donald, 23, arrived at this processing station on their and Capt. Thomas E. Robertson, way from Korea Saturday. The March Field. Name of the other victim was withheld pending con- firmation of notification of next-of- kin. quads, three corporals and a ser- geant. Carl, have been together throughput their two years in the Army. Lady Wonder, a horse famous for phenomenal predictions, pitched into the nation-wide search for the nine-year-old son 'of Mrs. Benjamin Hayman of Providence, R. I. Reporter Bill Mc- Ilwain, acting in proxy for Mrs. Hayman, posed several questions to the incredible horse. Lady claimed the child is alive, but "hurt" and will be found in "Kansas." She is shown here spelling out Kansas, using her typewriter device. Notice that the "A" and "S" are visible. (AP Wirephoto to The Republican- Herald) 15-Foot Shark Kills Youth Off California Coast PACIFIC GROVE, Calif. 15-foot shark ripped 17-year-old Berry Wilson to death only 50 feet from shore in Monterey Bay Sun- day. The huge shark severed one of Wilson's legs, badly gouged the other, and huge chunks of flesh from his buttocks. Leaving Wilson, who bled to death, the shark then attacked his companion, Brookner W. Brady Jr., 15, who fought it with a knife. As four other swimmers approached, the shark "fled. It was the first- time in the memory of old timers that a shark had harmed a person off the Nor- thern California coast. 'Talking' Horse Claims Missing Boy Is Alive 1 RICHMOND Va. UP) A 27- year-old "talking" horse has been (called in to play detective in the search for a missing Rhode Is- I land youngster. The- youngster, 9-year-old Gary Hayman, disappeared from the Ex- eter State School near Providence, R. I., Sept. 23 and hasn't been seen since. Mrs. Benjamin Hayman, cling- ing to the hope that her son is still alive, called the Richmond Times- Dispatch yesterday from Rhode Is- land and asked that i a newsman be sent to query Lady Wonder, a horse whose amazing "answers" to questions once prompted two psychologists to tab her a "gen- uine phenomenon." The Times-Dispatch sent re- porter Bill Mcllwain to. "inter- view" Lady, who pecks out her an- swers on a giant typewriter-like contraption. When she answers, she lowers her chin to touch levers jutting out from slots containing letters. The letters pop up, spell- ing out her answers. When Mcllwain asked if Gary, a mute, were alive, Lady pushed out "yes." Spelled Out Word Then she spelled out the word "hurt" and when Mcllwain asked where the boy is Lady replied "truck." When asked where the truck was, Lady said "Kansas." Mcllwain re- peated the question twice and got the same answer. Then he asked if Gary could be found. said Lady. When Mrs. Hayman learned of Lady's responses, she said: "Oh God, I hope he's safe, I hope he's safe." She said it was difficult to con- ceive of her son having got to Kansas, but added that he may have been hit by a passing motor- ist and perhaps carried away. She said she bad given all avail- able information to Rhode Island police to pass on to Kansas au- thorities. Lady Wonder Mrs. Hayman heard about Lady Wonder through a newspaper story three days ago which told of the horse helping to find the body of a missing 4-year-old Massachu- setts boy. Dist. Atty. Edmund R. Dewing j said Lady gave the answers that led searchers Thursday to the body of Danny Matson, who had been missing from his Quincy, Mass., home since January, 1951. "It's stranger than said Dewing. "And we kept it a secret because' we didn't want people to think we were cempletely out of our minds." In the Matson case, Dewing said a friend questioned the horse and was told the animal answered "Pittsfield water wheel." On the basis of that information, a de- tective was dispatched to Pitts- field Mass., but learned nothing. Mulling It Over "We got to mulling it Dewing said, "and we thought the message might have been twisted the poor old horse meant to say 'pit Fielde-Wilde A search of the Fielde-Wilde quarry in Quincy was ordered. The child's body was found there. But Dewing warned against put- ting too much faith in Lady's statements. "We just happened to be he said. "I wouldn't want every- one with troubles to think the an- imal could solve their problems." Lady is owned by Mrs. Claudia Fonda, who has turned down nu- merous offers to let her pet go with a carnival or circus. Mrs. Fonda lets the public quiz Lady at a rate of three questions for a dollar. The horse has been the subject of numerous studies and articles by medical experts. One of the first such examinations, by two Duke University psychologists in 1928, resulted in a conclusion that Lady, is "genuine phenomenon." James A. Frisvold Smashes Into Bridge on Highway 16 Two Men Killed While Standing Beside Highway GALESVILLE, Wis. (Spe- La Crosse youth, whose speeding automobile struck and instantly killed two North La Crosse men standing 20 feet off Highway 53, this morning pleaded not guilty in La Crosse to a charge of negligent homicide and was released on bail. The accused youth is John J. Martell, 18. The men who were killed in the bizarre mishap at p. m. Saturday four miles south of here were Glen B. Dodge, 44, and August Kriev 47, both of North La Crosse. The dead men had been riding toward La Crosse in a car driven by Robert Clements, 19, also of La Crosse, when they stopped in a parking lot of the Oak Point Tav- ern, one-quarter of a mile south of Hunter's Bridge spanning the Black River. The car was parked 12 feet off the concrete highway, the policei said, and was headed to- ward La Crosse. They said Martell came over the crest of a hill from La Crosse and apparently believed, because of the headlights, that the Clements car was on the highway. Martell, according to the police, attempted to drive to the right'of tbe Clem- ents car, but his automobile plow- ed into the men and the Clements car simultaneously, hurtling the Clements car 80 feet into another automobile parked in the tavern parking lot. The Martell automo- bile came to a halt without dam- aging any other cars. The force of the impact badly mangled th'e dead the police said. Neither Clements nor Martell was injured. The La Crosse County police ar- rested Martell at the scene of the accident. They said a Hargar test for alcohol in the death driver's system was "positive." District Attorney John Bosshard added that corroborative evidence that the youth was drunk is awaited. Be- sides the Hargar test, the police ordered a blood test immediately on Martell. A sample of the youth's blood has been shipped to Madison. Bosshard said a coroner's in- quest will be held as soon as re- sults of the blood test are known. He said the inquest will "probably" be held Dec. 15. Meanwhile, Judge Roy V. Ahl- strom set Dec. 22 as the date for a preliminary hearing for Martell on the negligent homicide charge. Martell posted bond this morning. Clements, Dodge and Kries had been fishing Saturday and were taking fish to friends when the mishap occurred. South Korean Learns To Count in English WITH U. S. 45TH DIVISION, KO- REA South Korean soldier attached to this division has learn- ed to count in English by watch- ing American soldiers at their favorite pastime.. This way: "Ace, deuce, trey, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, Jack, Queen, King." Be A Good Fellow Previously listed James A. Frisvcld RusWord. Banker Killed La Crosse Driver Collapses After Crash Kills Four A friend 1.00 Mary T.............. 2.00 Winona Contracting Const. Employers Association' 25.00 Jimmy and Jeanic 2.00 Beta Gamma Chapter, Epsilon Sigma Alpha 10.00 Donald M. Johnson, Utica 5.00 Botsford Lumber Co. and general office employes........... 175.00 Farmer's Exchange 10.00 Winona Hotels, Inc. 50.00 Winona Senior Hi-Y, Chapter 1 5.00 Peerless Chain Co. and employes 750.00 Syl Allaire ......................S 1.00 Joe Aiulfe J.Ofl Gene Allaire 1.00 D. C. Bambenek .................25.00 A. J. Bambenelc J. B. Blmbcnck .................35.00 Arthur H. Boll Chester H. Bambenelc............ 5.00 Bar D. Bambenek S.OO Lionel 1.00 Brown 1.00 Harry'Blank 1.00 Ted Bernztt 1.00 L. J. Bambenek.................. 1.00 Cletui Burbaeh 1.00 Joseph R. Bambenek 1.00 Joseph J. Bernatz 1.00 Chester J. Bambenek 1.00 Errin Benson................... 1.00 Stanley E. Bambenek............ 1.00 Mary Therese Cemey 1.00 Stanley CzaplewsM............. 1.00 JoKeph J. Cysewski.............. 1.00 Enrene V. Czanlcwskl 1.00 (Continued on Page 3, Column 8) A Goodfellow By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS An auto-truck collision which wiped out a Milwaukee family of four was the tragic climax of a weekend in which persons lost their lives in Wisconsin accidents. The victims included a flier who was killed in a plane crash and boy who drowned when his 'sled broke through ice. Mrs. Dorothy Hamburg, 31, was killed outright and her husband Herbert, 39, a postal clerk, and two sons, Steven, 5, and John, 2 were injured fatally Sunday when their auto collided with a truck tractor on Highway 12, IVt miles northwest of Wisconsin Dells. The truck driver, Robert C. Letkey, 22, La Crosse, collapsed after the crash and was reported uncon- scious with shock Sunday night at a Baraboo hospital. Capt. Claude W. Frye, head of the Sauk County Highway Police, said that before he collapsed Let- cey told him his truck skidded on ice as he approached the highway from a side road, shot onto the highway and struck the Hamburg auto in the side. The side of the car was ripped open. Boy Drowns Steven Leach, 6, Port Washing- ton, drowned Sunday when his sled broke through ice on the Sheboy- gan River at the bridge over High- way 32. He was plunged into five feet of water. The body was re- covered. Carroll Detert, 27, Waterloo, Wis., was killed Sunday when he was crushed between two milk trucks at the Dairyland Milk Co- operative at Waterloo. Detert was unloading empty cans from his truck when the vehicle began roll- ing away from the dock. He at- tempted to climb into the cab to set the brakes but was crushed nto an- Burning Cigaret May Have Caused Fatal Accident RUSHFORD, Minn. (Spe- cial) A prominent Rush- ford businessman and civic leader, 32-year-old James A. Frisvold, was killed Saturday evening when his car crashed into a concrete bridge abut- ment on Highway 16, about six miles east of here. The vice-president of the Rushford State Bank, Fris- vold was returning from a trip to Minneapolis where he had undergone a physical examination i prior lo a possible recall to active service with the Navy. j He left Rushford Saturday morn- ing .and drove to La Crosse where he boarded a Naval airplane for I a flight to Wold-Chamberlain Field in Minneapolis where he took the examination. The return trip to La Crosse by air was made late Saturday afternoon and Frisvold was en route lo his home when the accident occurred between 7 and p. m.. Houston County authorities who investigated the accident were un- able to determine the exact caust of the crash. No Skid Marki Coroner John W. Potter, Cale- donia, said that no skid marks were found on the pavement ahead of the spot where the car struck the bridge and remarked, is one of those accidents in which we'll never know just exactly what happened." The automobile, traveling west on Highway 18, apparently veered over on the left side of the road and struck the bridge just to right of the front wheel. Potter said the car apparently was traveling at a high speed and the left side of the car was vir- tually sheared off by the impact After the crash, the car traveled across the bridge for a distance of about 100. feet and then dropped partially into a ditch on the north side of the road. Frisvold, who suffered head and internal injuries, severe fractures of his left leg and cuts and bruises, is believed to have died shortly after tbe accident. The first per- sons to arrive at the crash scene found that he had raised himself in the seat, removed his rosary his pocket and was holding tbe rosary when he died. No Inquest The coroner said that ao inquest would be held into the death. In addition to Potter, Sheriff Beryl Kerrigan, Deputy Sheriff Robert Westerhouse and two State High- way Patrolmen from Caledonia jarticipated in the investigation of he accident. Although no official cause been established for the accident, several possible reasons have been considered. Those who arrived at the acci- dent scene soon after a passing motorist had noticed the crash Continue! on 3, Column 4.) RUSHFORD WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and Vicinity Mostly :loudy tonight, turning colder by Tuesday-morning. Tuesday 18, Milwau- kee, was killed in that city Sun- day when the car in which she was riding was struck by an auto which, police were told, failed to halt at a stop sign. Struck and Killed Charles Passow, 77, Carrollville, was struck and killed by an auto Sunday on Highway 32, south of Highway 100 in Milwaukee County. The plane crash occurred Satur- day 15 miles west of Racine, killing Lt. Richard McCullough, 29, of Elmhurst, HL, a Navy Reserve pilot. His AM 1 attack bomber, a single engined one-man ship, drop- ped out of a training formation and crashed in a field, exploding when it hit. McCullough was flying out of the Glenview, HI., Naval Air Base. He is survived by his wife, Jane, and two children. Fred Schrage, 80, patient in a suburban Milwaukee rest home, was killed Saturday when he was hit by a car in front of the home. Mrs. Edith Drews, 61, Oconto Falls, was killed Saturday when her auto smashed bead on with another vehicle at a Green Bay intersection. Alois E. Leisgang, 52, Route 3, Seymour, was killed early today when his car crashed into the side of a Green Bay and Western freight train at a rural crossing near Seymour. Three others in the car were in- jured, i 2S' hi LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. Sunday. Maximum, 41; .minimum, 20; noon, 41; precipitation, none. Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 44; minimum, 20; noon, 44; precipitation, none; sun sets tonight at 'sun rises to- morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER (Wit. Cen. Observations) Max. temp. 44 at a.m. to- day, min, 29 at p.m. Sunday. Noou overcast at feet, visibility 10 miles, wind 12 miles per hour from east and. southeast, barometer 29.48 falling, humidity 90 per cent. SHOPPING DAYS LEflT
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