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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 1, 1953, Winona, Minnesota                              Fair Tonigftf And Tuesday, Cool Tonight Take You? Republican-Herald On Your Vacation VOLUME 53, NO. 88 SIX CENTS PER COPY WiNONA, MINNESOTA, MONDAY EVENING, JUNE 1953 TWENTY PAGES Gray Resigns As Veterans Administrator WASHINGTON President Eisenhower today accepted "with regret" the resignation of Carl R. Gray Jr., as veterans administra- tor. Gray offered .his resignation on grounds of ill health. The Presi- dent accepted it effective June 30. It has been rumored recently that Harvey Higley, Marinette, Wis., was slated for the'top VA job. Eisenhower also accepted, effective today, the resignation of Richard B.- McEntire as a member of the Securitiex Commission. and Exchange Apparently Set Up for the night so as not to lose their places along the coronation route in London are these civilians and a U. S. airman. Left to right they are Ann Ryan of Melbourne, Australia; Loyel Evans, Maloneton, Ky.; Ernest Hewitt, Yorkshire, England; Sgt. Earl Wisner, Cotton Plant, Ark., and Stanley Oilman of the Bronx, N. Y. The .others are not identified. (AP Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald) Funeral Rites Held For Pioneer Doctor Funeral services for Dr. William Frederick Carl Heise, 78, 259 E. Broadway, longtime physician and surgeon here and founder of the Heise Clinic, were conducted today at 2 p.m. Lutheran Church: at St. Martin's The Rev. Adolph von Rohr, Hartford, Wis., preached the sermon and the Rev, A. W. Sauer, Winona, conducted the altar service and of- ficiated at Woodlawn Cemetery, Pallbearers were his five sons and 1 a son-in-law, Drs. Herbert, William, 'Philip, Paul and Carl Heise, and John Curtis. Dr. Heise died at 4.p.m. Fri- day at home, where he had been ill several weeks. Dr. Heise witnessed and partici- pated in part of the development of modern surgery and in the great advances in modern medicine, both theory and practice. Graduat- ed from Rush Medical College, Chi- cago, in 1896, he spent two years as an intern at Presbyterian Hospital, Chicago; practiced in a small Michigan iron mining town of on the upper peninsula where he doubled as druggist and and came to Winona in 1898. After coming here, he often visit- ed the Mayo Clinic and gained there surgical knowledge which made possible his Fellowship in the American College of Surgeons. At one time, Drs. William and Charles Mayo wanted Dr. Heise to join them, but after great consider- ation; he finally decided against it. The first operation performed in Winona General Hospital was done by Dr. Heise. His five sons, each Dr. W. F. C. Heise TODAY Secret Police Tactics Holiday Deaths Total 385, New Postwar Mark By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Violent death ended 385 lives during the 54-hour Memorial Day weekend, a tabulation of final figures showed today. The violent death ra.te set a new postwar record for the holiday. More than 14 persons died every two hours during the period. Motorists were killed on the high- ways at almost the exact rate es- timated in advance by the Na- tional Safety Council. The council had estimated 240 highway deaths. There were 241. But an unusually higher num- ber of 98 drownings was recorded A heat wave that sent millions to beaches, rivers and pools in the eastern half of the nation was a contributing factor in this. Another 46 persons met violent death from miscellaneous causes from 6 p.m. (local time) Friday Pepin County Youth Drowns Near Rear Lake Jerry Korhbauer Cries for Help, Then Disappears DURAND, Wis. in County recorded its first water fatality of the year Memorial Day with the death of a 19-year-old Durand farm youth in a slough four miles northeast of here. The drowning victim was Jerry Kothbauer, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Kothbauer, Durand Rt. 1, who died Saturday afternoon while he was swimming to a sand- bar in the slough above Bear Lake. tlndersheriff Victor Seline said that he believe_d that the youth was stricken with cramps while he was in between 7 and 8 feet of water. Parents and friends of the youth had gone to Bear Lake Saturday afternoon for a Memorial Day picnic and fishing. Decides on Swim Early in the afternoon Jerry, his Lond For on Packed oronation Rochester Man Pleads Innocent In Wife's Death ROCHESTER, _Minn. Iff) Ster- ling Henry Jenkins pleaded inno- cent in municipal court today to a charge of first degree murder 'in connection with the death of his wife. He demanded a preliminary hearing which was set for 9 a.m. Thursday. District Judge Arnold Hatfield called a grand jury to meet June 15 to study the case. Sheriff Gerald Cunningham said Jenkins, 51, had admitted shooting bis wife and James Williamson, 59, when he, found them together in a bedroom a week ago, Mrs. Jenkins died two days after the shooting. Williamson is recov- to Sunday midnight. Ned H. Dearborn, commenting Jy JOSEPH and STEWART ALSOP WASHINGTON Probably the best way to begin this report is to explain who the July 20 Ger- mans are. In brief, they are the survivors of the group of German staff officers and other still-inde- pendent-minded patriots who shar- ed in the plot to kill Adolf Hitler oa July 20, 1944. Most of the men of July 20 were executed in the last great blood purge, after Col. Von Stauffen- berg's briefcase-bomb failed to achieve its purpose. Those who live on are among the very few Germans who never "for a moment lost their power to look the world in the eye as free men, without groveling, or whining, or bombast. One of these men of July 20, who is a friend of thesa reporters, came Washington the other day. He is a violent and intense man, pas- sionately German, passionately anti-totalitarian, passionately Eu- ropean too. He still bears the harsh marks of the wounds he sufferec on the Russian front; yet his con- stant pain seems to mean nothing to him. Building a free German future has been almost his only preoccupation since the war ended. In his task, he has lost himself and forgotten his own losses; and because of this curious quality of dedication, he commands a very special respect in the-small and somewhat ingrowing political com- munity of the West German capital Bonn.' Being magnificently, impatient of the progress that always seems to him .too slow, he is" a ruthless critic of Germany. Yet he has never fallen into thy common Euro- pean habit of'blaming his country's past-war ills on the unwisdom of Americans. It was all the more surprising, then, to find him sud- denly preoccupied with' American rather than German'problems. "What has happened in this he burst out, almost before greetings had been exchang- ed. "Have you gone Why did he ask such an extra- ordinary question, was the only possible reply. Thus checked, he explained himself in a calm tone that only mordant. made his words more Germans like had inevitably experienced mixed emotions when "you Americans set out to teach democracy to the people." There was the (Continued 5, Column 5} ALSOPS own field, joined with their father to open the Heise Clinic in a nev stone structure on Sarnia an Franklin Streets in 1947. A portrai of the family hangs in the library o the American College of Surgeon in Chicago in recognition of the un equaled record of six practicing physicians and surgeons in on family. Others in medicine in the family have been his brother, Dr. Carl A Heise, Missouri Valley, la., who has two sons and two daughters who are physicians and one daugh ter who is a nurse, and two broth ers-in-law, Dr. Gustave F. Rue diger and Dr. Henry E. Ruediger In Associations He was a member of the Wi nona County Medical Society and the Minnesota State and American Medical associations and of Ph Chi Medical fraternity. Born in Fountain City, Wis., Oct 1; 1874, Dr. Heise married Miss Adele von Rohr at St Martin's Lutheran Church Feb. 2, 1902. The bride's father, the late Rev. Philip von Rohr, performed the ceremony. They have lived all their married life here, and observed their gold- en wedding anniversary last year. Surviving are his wife; five sons, Drs. Herbert, William, Philip, Pau and Carl, Winona, all of whom have their mother's maiden name, von Rohr, as a middle name; three daughters, Mrs. John (Dorothy) Curtis, Winona, who has been the on the traffic deaths, said it is "bitterly ironic that once again America has seen fit to ho-nor the dead on Memorial Day by need- lessly killing the living." The record number of Memorial Day deaths from automobile ac- cidents was 363 in last year's three day holiday weekend. The blood- iest Memorial all was the four-day holiday in 1950 when all accidental deaths numbered 571, Minnesota Has 15 Fatalities 16-year-old brother, James, and a j ermg. cousin, Allen Alma, left' the picnic site and went to the slough adjacent to Bear Lake. The lake and slough are formed by waters from the nearby Chippewa Eiver. According to the surviving youths, Jerry said that he was go- ing to swim to a sandbar a short distance offshore. After wading in- to the water, he swam for a short distance and then began to thresh about in the water. His brother said that Jerry went under water once, came to the sur- face, shouted for help and disap- peared beneath the water. James and Allen notified -other members of the picnic party and authorities here were notified. Undersheriff Seline recruited a group that included Pepin County Traffic Officer Warren Holden, Game Warden Carl Robert Blair, James Gibson, Frank Car- penter, Robert Jeatran and Guy Mjller Jr. The lescue crew manned boats and began to drag the slough wa- ters, in an effort to locate the body. At about p.m. an hour and a half .after 'the drowning the youth's body was recovered by Holden and" Jeatran. Brother, Two Sisters In addition to his parents and Two newlyweds were killed about a. m, today in St. Paul when their car was clipped in a minor ac- ___________i ____cident and plunged over a 15-foot a physician and a specialist in his embankment into the path of the By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS the.youth is sur- clinic's Misses receptionist, and the Ruth and Adele Heise, teachers in Minneapolis; two broth- ers, Dr. Carl A. Heise Sr., Mis- souri Valley, la., and Herman Heise, Minneapolis, and 17 grand- children.. Lawrence College President Will Head Harvard 'CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Har- vard University Corp. today an- nounced selection of Dr. Nathan Marsh-Pusey, president of Law- rence College, Appleton, Wis., to be successor to Dr. James B. Con- ant, who resigned as President last January to become U. S. high commissioner to Ger- many. Dr. Pusey; 46, has been- presi- dent of Lawrence College for nine years. He is a active of Council Bluffs, la., and received his A.B. degree Magna -cum laude -at Har- vard in 1928. Dr. Pusey earned his master's degree at Harvard in 1932 and his loctorate there, in 1937. He. is mown as a scholar in Greek his- tory. Milwaukee Columbian passenger train. They were Gerald Giffrey, 28, and his bride of two days, the for- mer Beverly Barnotte, 22. Their deaths brought Minnesota's MemorialDay weekend toll to 15. The accident happened on High- way 41'near Carver, Minn. of other weekend acci- dents were: Mrs. Pearl Francis, 33, Mountain Iron, killed when her brother-in- law's car went out of control and overturned near Annandale late Sunday night. Earl Plittman, 411 4th St., N.E., Minneapolis, the driver who was injured, told high- way patrolmen he was blinded by headlights of an oncoming car and lost control of the machine. Plittman's wife, Nancy, 37, was believed seriously injured. Ray- mond Francis, husband of the dead woman, suffered a broken, ankle. The three injured were taken to a St. Cloud hospital. Mrs. Anthony Pistulka who Iwed near Vesta, and two children, .Tan, 11, and Gary, 9, all killed in.a two- car collision near Redwood Falls. Sheryl Mattson, 2, the daughter of Mrs. Patricia Skokte, 24, Minn- eapolis, killed when a car struck a telephone pole north of suburban Columbia Heights. Jack Rogers, 38, Austin service (Continued on Page 3, Column 7) HOLIDAY DEATHS vived by a brother, Harold, and two sisters, Barbara and Eileen, Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 9 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church here, the Rev. John T. Murphy officiating, and burial will be in the church ceme- tery. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and fair tonight and Tuesday. Quite cool tonight, warmer Tuesday. Low tonight 52, high 80. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. Saturday: Maximum, 91; minimum, '67; noon. 89; precipitation, none. Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. Sunday: 92; minimum, 64; noon, 74; precipitation, none. Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: 79; minimum, 54; noon, 73; precipitation, none; sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER (No. Central Observations) High temperature last 24 hours was 78 at p.m. Sunday; low 54 at a.ra'. today. Broken layer of clouds at feet, visi- bility 15 miles, noon temperature 66 and wind from the east at three miles an hour. The barometer was 30.22, steady and humidity 58 per cent. Bishop Bused, St. Cloud, Dies ST. CLOUD, Most Rev. Joseph F, Busch, 87, bishop of the Catholic diocese of St, Cloud, died Sunday afternoon. He had suf- fered a heart attack Saturday morning, A native of Red Wing, Minn., Bishop Busch served in the priest- hood for 64 years. For two years after his ordination in Innibruck, Austria, in 1889, he was secretary to Archbishop John Ireland of the St. Paul archdiocese. During the 1890's, he served as pastor of churches in St. Paul, Minneapolis and LeSueur. In 1902, he organized a mis- sionary group and devoted him- self to missionary work' in the St. Paul archdiocese until'1910. He was consecrated a" bishop, in 1910, and his first appoint- ment was to the diocese of Lead, Coronation take up curbstone positions in London along the Mall under decorations today hoping to be able to stay there through the coronation procession Tuesday. (AP Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald) S. D. years Cloud. He served there for before coming to five Rhee's Price for Ti ruce in rea WASHINGTON (St President St. 1 Syngman Rhee reportedly has pro- Bishop Busch's successor at the St. Cloud diocese-will be The Most Rev. Peter W. Bartholome, cur- rently coadjutor with .rights of suc- cession. Five of Family Dead in Crash MARENGO, 111. Gfl Five mem- bers of a family were wiped out today when a car collided head-on with a truck which then burst into flames and was-destroyed. The only survivor in the car was the driver and head of the family, Lavernon Bauscher, 28, of Lena, HI., who state police said .appar- ently fell asleep at the wheel.- Dead were his wife, Doris Louise, 26, their daughters, Bonnie Louise, 7, and Julie Ann, 3, and their sons, Michael John, 6, and David; 4. Marengo is about 25 miles south- east of Beloit, Wis. posed that President Eisenhower sign a four-point agreement pledg- ing a mutual defense pact and fu- ture military and financial help to South Korea if the Seoul govern- ment is to drop its opposition to the United Nations truce terms. Rhee's what reply should be made to his presumably, was up for discussion at a special meeting of the Nation-, al Security Council Eisenhower called White House. An authoritative informant said the South Korean President sub- mitted his program in a message sent to Eisenhower through Ameri- can Ambassador Ellis Briggs in Seoul. The four points which Rhee in- sisted Eisenhower must agree upon in advance were reported to be: truce .has been signed'. The U.S. was asked to promise prompt aid regardless of what the United Na- tions might do in the event of such ah attack. Atk U. S. Aid 2. A promise by the United States to undertake continued large scale military and economic aid to South Korea. 3. Simultaneous withdrawal o all foreign forces, including Com munist and United Nations troop: once truce arrangements are com pleted and prisoners exchanged. 4. Agreement by the United States that it and the United Na tions will not try to stop Soutl Korea from uniting the country once a truce has been agreec upon. The informant said this last pour did not mean South Korea con templates use of military force against North Korea .once a truce is reached. But apparently it die not rule out the possible use of military 'force. The source of this information requested his identity be withheld The announced purpose of- the Communists attack again once a 5 Cars of Olympian Derailed in Montana SUPERIOR, Mont. electrified streamliner left the rafls n Montana's Bitterrott Mountains yesterday and 36 persons were lurt as five cars spilled down a bank. Sparks from broken power (vires set two others afire. A broken rail was blamed for the wreck of the Milwaukee Rail- Volunteers Near Superior, fight a fire which damaged the glass-top lounge aid lunch car-of the-Milwaukee Head's Olympian-Hiawatha- which was derailed Sunday. The trestle, badly damaged, will have to be replaced. (AP Wire- photo to The Republican-Herald) 1. A pledge to sign a mutual de- fense pact with Korea guarantee- ing the United States will comei_____________ to Korea's aioV iir the event the j security council session was to "'near a'report from Secretary 01 State Dulles and Foreign Aid Ad- ministrator, Harold E. Stassen on their 20-da'y tour of the Middle East and South Asia. Dulles to Report But it appeared to be a virtual certainty that the truce situation would come -up for discussion at the meeting of the government's top foreign-military planning'body, headed by the President, Dulles will report to the public on .the trip which he .and Stassen made. His department described as a major foreign policy pro- nouncement the speech Dulles planned tonight (8 p. m., EST) over ABC-radio and television and over Du Mont television networks, with a rebroadcast by NBC p. m.) and possibly others in differ- ent time- zones. Dulles, Secretary of Defense Wil- son and Gen. J. Lawton Collins, the Army chief of staff, conferred Saturday with Eisenhower. Declin- ing to give' details, the White House said the session was devot- ed to Korea. South Korea's ambassador; You Chan Yang, declared on an NBC television interview yesterday that lis country will "go it alone" if a truce is reached which leaves Ko- rea divided. He said U. S. efforts ;o enforce compliance with such' a.truce would be "tragic and short-sighted." Worker Killed By Hiawatha MILWAUKEE Manuel Igar- au; 43, Milwaukee, a cannery worker, was 'killed early Sunday when -he was- struck by a Milwau- cee Road Hiawatha train as he sat on the "tracks in Columbus, in- Dodge-County. road's eastbpund 10-car Olympia- Eiawathan five miles east of this Western- Montana community of .Tat Most of the 163 passengers were asleep as the train, bound from Seattle to Chicago, cracked up rolling through a valley in the Bit- terrotts some 60 miles northwest of Missoula, Mont., and 160 miles southeast of Spokane, Wash; Sparks snapping from broken and downed power lines fired a glass top observation car and a day coach, and both burned to. the shells after; passengers -es- caped. A wooden trestle beneath them was fired. The last five diner and four sleeping, down a 15-foot The good Lord seemed to be with said Ernest B. Wey- gandt of Portland, Ore., who was in. a bedroom the rear car. "I woke up when our car began, bouncing over the ties, then came to rest at a 45-degree angle." S. W. Finney of Molalla, Ore., who was in the observation car, "The only thing-that kept us on the tracks-was a-light pole. We hit it." Standing Room Fight Begins On Parade Line Capital Takes Appearance of Outdoor Camp By PHILIP CLARKE LONDON (ft Thousands upon thousands of excited people began the great rush for standing room along London's glittering corona- tion route full 24 before Queen Elizabeth It's histor- ic crowning and procession. The capital took on the appear- ance of a great outdoor camp. Hundreds slept in parks and along streets in the chill of last night. As dawn broke, thousands more swelled the waiting throngs. Nearly half a million squatters were expected to spend tonight, coronation eve, in the open to await the start of the biggest show in a lifetime. They brought bedrolls, blankets, and even hammocks to swing be- tween trees. r Whole families slept on rugs. Some brought portable stoves to make tea. Most brought enough food to last out their long vigil. Trains Arriving And between this morning and the small hours of tomorrow, trains from the provinces will bring an estimated 2% million more people pouring into London to join the millions already last-minute rush of from all corners of the earth, wai under way. Planes stacked up to land at Lon- donls two big airports. Special trairis: and 'boats disgorged thous- ands of other's from abroad. Traffic along the teeming six- mile coronation route is virtually at a standstill. Solid swarms of pedestrians have all but taken over many main thoroughfares. The crowds are good natured and gay. For most Britons, the biggest loliday in over a decade of au- sterity has begun. The lucky in have seats in specially milt, bright-painted stands along the route will start taking their places early tomorrow., But perhaps four million mort will see the Queen on her way to and from her crowning ancient Westminster Abbey before distinguished and invited guests. An estimated 30 million other Britons will watch the spectacle on television. Joyful Occasion For some it was a particularly joyful occasion. In her last official action before the coronation, Eliz- abeth handed out ranks and honori to some Britons. Among those knighted were two of Britain's most popular sports Champion Jockey Gordon Richards "and Jack Hobbs; veteran cricket star. The' Queen's newest honors list marked her majesty's coronation and' also her official birthday on June 11. It rewarded Britons in all walks of life for service and seniority. A somber note was added, bow- ever, in the death yesterday of William Hepburn, 64, the Queen's gardener, while spe- cial-blooms he-had grown for the coronation in'.Hyde Park. He had been awarded the Royal Victorian Order, Fifth, in ths honors list. His aides said he may have died from the strain of his. cor- onation first recorded casualty _of the event. Young Queen, Elizabeth may go x> Westminster Abbey some time to.pray on coronation eve iust as did her father, King George VI, before he was crowned 16 years ago. Earlier today she was to hold a. morning- reception and luncheon party in Buckingham Palace for representatives of Britain's Com- monwealth. Yesterday, Trinity Sunday, the Queen worshiped in. the gold-pan- eled; Queen's Chapel-in the grounds of Marlborough House; where Queen Grandmother Mary lived and: died: her husband, the Juke of Edinburgh, and the Queen Mother at her knelt -jn quiet prayer while millions of her oyal subjects prayed at similar :ervices throughout- Britain. The, 'Archbishop' of i Canterburyv >r. Geoffrey; who' will' :rown -the Queen tomorrow, adi tessed' a nation-wide radio audi- nce last night He told them: "Let's thank God- we have an'' lereditary monarchy fashioned by the wisdom of'sovereigns and the sturdy independence of our" into a matchless instrument for ex- iressing -in the one person of eigning sovereign' our national un- ty, unity of commonwealth."   

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