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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1952, Winona, Minnesota                              Partly Cloudy Tonight, Wednesday; Temperature Same Be a Goodfellow VOLUME 52, NO. 250 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, TUESDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 9, 1952 TWENTY-TWO PAGES Arnold Hatfield Appointed Judge This Room Serves As Kitchen, living room and bedroom for a Winona family of eight. The six children, ranging in age from one to 10 years, need your help as a Goodfellow. This is only one of many such situations within the Winona city limits. (Republican-Herald photo) JOB FOR GOODFELLOWS HERE This is Home to 6 Winona Children This is "home" to six needy.Winona children. This is where they eat and play. Their mom and dad sleep on Ike Continues Talks, Helena Crosses Dateline ABOARD THE USS HELENA H) Dwight D. Eisen- hower and his party crossed the into this room are an old-fashioned cupboard, two four-place tables, a cooking range, a pile of wood and a baby buggy, the only bed the family's year-old baby has. This picture was taken last night by Goodfellows workers who visited this family to ascertain the children's needs. Workers had to duck beneath clothes lines in this room. The mother's Monday wash failed to dry outside in yesterday's damp air. This combination living room, Re A Good Fellow Previously Republican-Herald employes 75.25 E.P.S................ 1.00 Richard Young 5.00 Adolph and Dorothy 3.00 Gerald, David and Ronnie Steinbauer 3.00 Machinists Auxiliary 5.00 A friend 2.00 Nancy and her three brothers 5.00 A friend.............. 1.00 From a Pickwick friend 1.00 A friend 2.00 Red Boy and Matawin 2.00 Mary Ann, Jim, John, Wes and Mike 5.00 Jefferson School Stu- dent Council 5.00 Kristie Roppe......... 3.00 Cash 20.00 Father Tierney 10.00 Mrs. H. M. Lamberton 10.00 Mrs. Alice Dunmore 3.00 The Wilson Fire Flies, 4-H dub clothing A friend from Rolling- stone clothing Mr. and Mrs. Milton Cada clothing Polio Mother To Meet Son BATTLE CREEK, Mich WV- A polio-stricken mother's Chlstmas present is going to be the intro- duction to her four-month-old son whose birth while she was confined to an iron lung she doesn't even remember. Mrs. Maxine Moss, 24, also will get her first outing since she was stricken July 390-mile trip from Percy Jones Army Hospital here to the home of her baby's grandparents in Hillsboro, 111. The Army has promised her hus- band, Pfc. William E. Moss a fur- lough so he can take her home. He is a cook at nearby Fort Custer. Moss was stationed at Camp McCoy, Wis., when his wife be- came ill. She spent six weeks in an iron lung in a La Crosse, Wis., hospital most of the time deliri- ous, and said she didn't remember her baby's birth Aug. 13. Moss' parents took the infant to Hills- boro to care for him. When she was able to leave the lung, Mrs. Moss was trans- ferred to the Percy Jones Hospital and her husband was transferred to Fort Custer. The Mosses' four-year-old girl al- so is staying with the grandparents in Hillsboro. bedroom and kitchen is the main room of a small four-room annex behind a large duplex. One room is closed off now, because the range can heat only three rooms comfortably. In the next room are two beds, a double and single, in which the other four youngsters sleep. The third room contains the family's sink, mirror, washing machine and ice box. The oldest girl, age 10, has al- ready received Goodfellows help. See the new coat hanging on the door in the background. This girl is proud of her bright red coat; it will keep Her warm on her way to school. But the other five children re- main to be fitted with the clothes they need. When Goodfellows worlj- ers asked what items her children need, the mother replied: "The baby could use some boot- ies; she'hasn't any now. She has enough diapers, but does need un- dershirts. And Timmy needs she concluded. Apparently feeling that she had asked for enough, the mother assured the Goodfel- lows workers that she would be very grateful if the baby and Timmy could receive those items. One worker, looking at the three- year-old playing on the roll-away, asked, "Does she have any She hadn't. She and her five-year- old sister stay indoors during the winter. The older sister has no coat. None of the children has overshoes. Reliable sources report this fam- ily to be hardworking and whole- some. The young father works hard and steady. They manage their fi- nances carefully, making every cent count. They have no luxuries radio, sewing machine, pic- tures on the walls, magazines to read. The mother keeps her children spic and span. They're blue-eyed, blond youngsters, all well-behaved. The father manages to pay the rent, buy food and fuel. He can keep his children healthy so long as they stay indoors. Except for medical care, this family cannot get relief because the father is' just able to provide the rent, fuel and food. There will be no Christmas in this home without Goodfellows help. And there are many, many situations like worse- right here in Winona. Won't you be a Goodfellow to- day? Bring or mail your contribu- tion to the Goodfellows in care of The Republican-Herald. Make your own Christmas richer by helping Winona's needy children. j cussions on various aspects of problems in the Far East. The Helena _cut; through the date- line "afs'p.m. Tuesday. That set the clock and calendar back to Monday. The ship is due at Pearl Harbor at 9 a.m. (2 p.m. EST) Thursday. Top-level discussions continued yesterday but there was no an- nouncement or report to indicate their trend. Eisenhower, returning from Korea, and his, advisers met first as a unit, then broke up into smaller groups. The President-elect and members of his "brain trust" took time out from weighty world problems to do some skeet-shooting on the Helena's fantail. Eisenhower, Gen. Lucius Clay and George M. Humphrey whom A. Eisenhower has designated as secretary of the Treasury, shared top honors. They shot for 30 min- utes and did not miss once. When the Helena reaches Pearl Harbor at the end of its mile trip from Guam, the group will confer for possibly three more days with military leaders and advisers now gathered there. Then the general will fly back to his headquarters at the Hotel Com- modore in New York City. Farm Bureau May Split on Price Support President Kline Warns Against Inflationary Trend SEATTLE (a The president of the American Farm Bureau Fed- erations today described what be termed the get-it-from-the-govern- ment-for-nothing philosophy as "an insidious fallacy." Allan B. Kline criticized the the- ory in the presidential message prepared for the annual convention of the big farm organization. Differences appeared to be brew- ing over what stand the federation should take on the issue of gov- ernment support of farm prices. The stand taken by the organi- zation at last year's Chicago con- vention was that "farm price sup- ports are an appropriate and nec- essary protection against unreason- able price declines. It is not, how- ever, the responsibility the gov- ernment to guarantee profitable prices to any economic group." Cites Dangers Kline, an Iowa farmer, told the convention today: "The philosophy that the citizen can get something for nothing by getting it from the central gov- ernment aids and abets inflation." He called inflation, already long continued, a "dangerous path." He warned also against price- fixing and regimentation, "always sold to the farmers as an advan- tage." He described them as "real threats to rising standards of living in agriculture. "We need to look very critically indeed at these propositions. Whenever a politician says to the farmer: 'Vote for me and I will give you and fails to note there are costs involved, he is practicing a dangerous kind of political'trickery." The president's message was the highlight of the second day's pro- gram of the convention, which has drawn close to delegates from 47 states and Puerto Rico. Eye Rhode Island Rhode Island may make it the 48th in 1953, Secretary-Treasurer Roger Fleming advised the conven- tion in his annual report. "When that day he said, "this organization will add to its present distinction of being the largest farm organization in the world farm families) the additional laurel of being the first completely nation-wide organiza- tion of farmers." Foy D. Kohler, a career di- plomat, faces charges of drunk- driving at Arlington, Va., fol- lowing his arrest with his wife when their auto veered off a highway and knocked down a 30-foot telephone pole. The State Department announced Kohler had on his person secret documents on the explosive sit- uation in French North Africa at the time of bis arrest. no compromise ,s advocated in a speech prepared for the day's pro- gram by Frank R. Ahlgren, editor of the Commercial Appeal Memphis, Tenn. "The pushing around we have been getting in the Korean opera- tion is not helping our 'Crossley' rating in the community of na- he said. cannot com- promise with godlessness and the sooner we abandon the policy of appeasement the sooner we will see an end to our difficulties." The Northern California Mountain Community of Mt. Shasta, Calif., near Shasta dam north of San Francisco is digging itself out after one of the worst December storms in its history. The community of was virtually isolated for two days. In the top picture a pedestrian walks through a narrow patch between stores and snow banks and in the photo below traffic begins to move again. (AP Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald) Pacific Coast Braces for New Storm By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Pacific Coasts bit by a damaging storm over the weekend braced for a fresh blast today, bu no stofm clouds appeared in the rest of the country. No cold weather was reported. Mild weather for December con tinued over wide areas in the eastern half of the nation Temperatures west of the Missis sippi and in eastern and southern areas showed little change. Light showers were reported early today in the Pacific North- west; the Upper Great Lakes re- gion; the Dakotas and Minnesota, and in some parts of -the South- eastern states. The weekend storm was blamed for 14 deaths in California and Oregon. Many highways were blocked by fallen trees or snow drifts. Calm Returns To New Mexico State Prison SANTA FE, N. M. re turned to the New Mexico Slate Prison today with at least eight convicts in isolation after a vain effort to trade hostage guards for freedom. Six more inmates, not yet iden- tified, presumably were due the same punishment for taking part in a 20-hour rebellion. Warden Morris A. Abram said only that they probably were involved. Probe Slated Gov. Edwin L. Mechem said there would be an investigation, but Abram and other officials would be allowed to rest first. The chief executive flew back from a Western governors' conference in Phoenix to take charge while the outbreak was in progress. It ended shortly before noon yes- terday when eight captive guards whose release the convicts demanded a car to carry them, through opened gates of the 69- year-old freed by the 14 rebel prisoners. Weary But Relieved The guards, weary but obviously emerged unharmed from the barricaded prison. They re- fused to talk about their experi- ences. Abram said they were well treated and their captors gave them: food and coffee. Mechem arid Abram described the-attempted break as "a. spon- taneous proposition" led by Rob- ert Eads, 22-year-old holdup man from St. Louis. "The boys suddenly had a bright idea and took said the gov- ernor. One convict, Leopold Mares, suffered minor wounds. Three shot- gun pellets hit his leg soon after the insurrection started. The convicts won only promise' of temporary isolation instead of confinement to "the a dark and bare concrete cell under the prison. Troops Flown Into Morocco To Quell Riots Large-Scale Evacuations of Europeans Started By JOHN RODERICK CASABLANCA, Morocco Ml Troop reinforcements were flown today into Casablanca, where Mor- occan rioters sharpened their knives and continued to menace white residents. Police began large scale evacu- ation of French and other Euro- peans from native populated areas after Nationalist-led rioting, which broke out Sunday, reached nearly revolutionary proportions Monday. An uneasy calm prevailed as evac- uees were moved to safer resi- dential quarters of this North Af- rican metropolis. 40 Moroccans French official figures scaled down previous police reports of casualties. The French said five Europeans and 25 Moroccan riot- ers were killed in the last three days and about 50 Arnold W. Hatfield Gets Judgeship Freighter Runs Aground With 37 Men Aboard ABERDEEN, Wash. UP) The persons were grounded freighter wounded. The Moroccan press said j mar with 37 crewmen aboard 40 Moroccans and eight Europeans perched through the night like a were killed and 12 Europeans were injured. The police estimate there had been 50 killed and 74 wounded. "sitting duck" on the surf-churned Washington beach. The Coast Guard said there were French Foreign Legionnaires j no immediate fears for the safety were flown in from Agadir, fron-1 of the crewmen, but the weather tier city in Southwest Morocco, forecast for later in the day was Some 200 Legionnaires arrived in trucks to strengthen police and troop forces patrolling trouble ar- ominous. It called for winds of 40 miles per hour. The commercial tug Salvage eas. Press reports said 300 arrests Chief will attempt to haul the York mar loose at the early morning high tide. A Coast Guard ground party was ready to remove the crew from the freighter by breeches buoy if nec- essary. The Yorkmar, riding high with' out a load en route from San Fran Cisco to Grays Harbor, ran agrounc yesterday on an inshore reef jus above the harbor's north jetty. The Yorkmar is owned by the Calmar Steamship Corp. Northfield Man Killed in Detroit DETROIT young soldier was killed and his companion was seriously injured when their motor- cycle smashed into a street car early today. Pvt. Arland D. Noreen, 18, North- "ield, Minn., driver of the cycle, was killed. Pvt. Harold Dean, 20, Republic, Mo., suffered head and internal injuries. The two, stationed at Ft. Custer, Hich., were visiting in Detroit. had been made, including three labor leaders.' The disorders began in sympa thy with Tunisian workers whose leader, Farhat Hached, was ma- chinegunned and beaten to death last week. Demonstration Called Nationalist newspapers called for a demonstration, and police-, founc copies of hand bills demanding the murder of "traitors" who failed to respond to the independence move- ment. Tanks and armored cars pa troled the streets and police laid virtual siege to headquarters of the General Labor Federation (C- reportedly Communist con- trolled, where several hundred demonstrators took refuge when Moroccan soldiers charged them. The Europeans who died Mon- day included three killed and burned in a quarry and four oth- ers beaten to death with stones and so badly mutilated they could not be recognized. Native youngsters of 12 years or so were in the thick of the fighting. A number of them were arrested. Comrades Apply A Tourniquet to the leg of a wounded Moroc- can police guard as he grimaces with pain as blood from the wound flows on the pavement. The guard was wounded in the fierce rioting outside the Labor Federation Building in Carrieres Centrales, Morocco, a suburb of Casablanca, Monday. French flew troop reinforcements into Casablanca today in an effort to stem the Nationalist-led rioters who had brought death to at least 50 persons in the past two days. (A? Wirephoto to The Republican- Herald) Divers to Hunt For 2 Children NAPERVILLE, HI. W) Divers from a Chicago salvage company today were called to search a rock [uarry swimming pool for two chil- Iren missing from'their homes a lalf block away since noon Sunday. The new phase of the search for ean Peterson, 6, and Edward Rosentiel, 3, began after two iloodhounds followed a trail from to the quarry Du Page'River tie boy's ba hrough flows. naugural Tickets MADISON Republican headquarters reported today that Wisconsin had been alloted 226 eats for the inauguration in Wash- ngton Jan. 20. rom to Tickets will cost WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST 'ffiaona and Vicinity Partly cloudy tonight and Wednesday. Not much change in temperature. Low tonight 27, high Wednesday 42. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 47; minimum, 33; noon, 38; precipitation, none; sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER (Wis. Central Observations) Max. temp. 45 at noon Monday, nun. 32 at a.m. today. Noon overcast at 500 faet, visibility 15 miles, wind 12 males per hour from west, hu- midity 92 per cent, 29.79 increasing. barometer Governor Picks Wabasha Man; Succeeds Gates Swearing-in Slated For Today at Courthouse Here Gov. C. Elmer Anderson today appointed Arnold W. Hatfield, Wa- basha attorney, judge of the third judicial district to succeed the Judge Gales, Rochester. The Hatfield appointment was made by the governor from a list which included the names of Joseph A. Streiff, Stewartville; Frank G. Vewhouse, Rochester, and William rl. Flynn, Caiedonia. Hatfield will serve as junior judge to Judge Karl Finkelnburg. Winona, Swearing-in ceremonies were scheduled at Judge Finkelnburg's office here this afternoon. The new judge, 47 years old, will 'ill the office until the next general election in the fall of 1954. The salary is per year. The third judicial district includes the counties of Winona, Wabasha, Hous- ton and Olmsted. The district is entitled to two judges under the law. Hatfield was in the office this morning when the ap- pointment was announced. Married and the father of one daughter, Katherine Ann, 16. a junior at Wabasha High School, Katfield said this morning he will move immediately to transient liv- ing quarters in Rochester. His family will follow, he said, as soon as he has found a home there. Where Hatfield will hold court is matter to be decided upon by Judge Finkelnburg and himself. Judge Gates presided in Olmsted County District Court and in alter- nate years in Houston County and Wabasha County District Courts. He alternated the latter two with Judge Finkelnburg. He occasionally presided In Winona County District Court, where Judge Fiakelnburg regularly presides. Sept. 29, on one of the few oc- casions when he presided at court in Winona, Judge Gates suffered stroke from which be never re- covered. He died in a Rochester hospital Nov. 20. To in '34 Hatfield was admitted to the bar :n 1932 after graduation from the St. Paul College of Law in 1931 and St. Paul Central High School, has been a practicing attorney n Wabasha since January, 1934J Ie formed law partnership with; John Murdoch at Wabashz in 1937, and the men practiced together until Murdoch retired in 1942. Hat- ield has conducted his own law business since. Of his relationship with Murdoch, latfield said this morning, "Ti.at was one of the best experiences I lave (had during my practice of the law. My experience with Mur- loch was very valuable." Hatfield served as Wabasha city attorney for four years, Wabasha ounty attorney from 1942 to 1330, when he did not seek re-election, clerk of the Wabasha school board or five years and president of the ?bird Judicial District Bar Associ- ation in 1944. He is a former deputy listrict governor of Lions Interna- ional. Hatfield was the first president if the Wabasha Rotary Club and erved as president, of the Wabasha Bounty Fair Board for 11 years. 3e is a charter member and cur- ently vice president of the High- way 61 Association He is also a harter member of the Hiawatha Bailey Association and was its president in 1949. County Attorney Cases As county attorney, Hatfield prosecuted the Charles Lorenz murder case in Wabasha County District Court in the fall of 1950. He said today his experience as at- torney for Wabasha County has been "invaluable." As a private attorney, Hatfield represented Mrs. Lucille Swanson in a damage suit against the Clark Transport Co. in June, 1950. Mrs. Swanson was awarded During his eight years as Waba- sha County attorney he lost only one criminal case for the county. He was attorney for the Wabasha Bridge Co. and negotiated the sale of the interstate bridge at Wabasha to the states of Wisconsin and Min- nesota. Hatfield was chairman of the Wabasha County organization of the American Red Cross from 1937 to 1947. He served during World War n as adviser for under the selective service act. SHOPPING DAYS LEFT   

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