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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 3, 1953, Winona, Minnesota Warmer Tonight, Showers Saturday, Cooler Sunday River Stage Today Year Ago (Flood Stage 13) 10.41 6.90 24-Hour .24 .16 VOLUME 53, NO. 116 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, FRIDAY EVENING, JULY 3, 1953 SIXTEEN PAGES La Crosse Gasoline Fire Wisconsin Supreme Bayonet-Waving Court Will Rule on ROKs Rip Reds Reapportionment MADISON UP The Wisconsin Supreme Court agreed today to ac- cept original jurisdiction in an ac- tion aimed at obtaining an early test of the state's 1953 reappor- tionment law. The law would redistrict the Sen- ate by area and population. The move by the court will open the way for hearing arguments on the law in September so a decision might be rendered in October, The decision on validity of the law The newly-enacted law reappor- could come prior to the Oct. 26 j tions the state Senate according to J population and area and the As- sembly according as logical by a very large number South Korea. The Tj S. has of- 5 fered to work for unification by peaceful means, but won't promise majority of the ablest students of the Soviet enig- L OlUUClllO Ui. Til I'i." T If this deduction is correct, to go back to war if the political Kosynkin died in the performance i conference doesn't agree within 90 of his highest duty, to protect the days a high scource said, person of Stalin. One can imagine! WelUmformed observers predict- the pattern of the episode-the ied w-.ll start his home- gathering of the plotters: the to Washington powering of the Kremlin guard; a few days successful or not. the impotent fury of the suddenly naked old dictator. Lavrenti Beria, Chief of the Sec- ret'Police, and those who were allied with him, both had the means and was thought to have the motives to arrange such an episode. Then, within a few days after the death of Stalin, the old -nan's chosen heir, Premier Georgi ivialenkov, began to lose ground. Starting with the exposure of the doctors' plot, projects sponsored by Malenkov and personalities close to him were dramatically attack- ed or actually liquidated. The re- organization of the Communist Party Secretariat, the purges in the governments of Georgia, the Ukraine and Latvia, and certain shifts in the official party line, were all obvious blows to Malen- kov's position. Malenkov's name all but vanish- ed from the Soviet press. While Malenkov's power seemed to de- cline, the policies and supporters of Lavrenti Beria appeared to car- ry all before them. As Beria had been suspected of doing away with Stalin, so the master of the secret police was now again suspected of having removed Malenkov from the scene. By last week, Malen- kov was rumored to be dead. At this juncture, what pass for the social columns of the Moscow press supplied a sharp corrective. (Continued on Page 7, Column 4.) ALSOPS bin landed his small plane at a Queens airport yesterday he was followed in by a police helicopter. Police Sgt. Kenneth Johnson got out of the 'copter and wrote out a summons for Rabin with the com- ment: "Flying too low." Rabin, 23-year-old student, was tailed in the air after a telephone complaint to police that a small plane was flying too low over Brooklyn. Johnson said Rabin failed to heed ward flight to Washington within his signal to increase altitude from 200 to a required feet. those who make up the great ma- jority would feel compelled only by national loyalty but not by 900 million dollars, but for the first time includes about two bil- lion dollars for Korean hostilities. professional pride to Vigorously I Eifnhower recommendations were t0 their goocj I cut by 689 million dollars. reported from Western Ne- Ifass dispatch from Pyongyang, the braska to the Texas Panhandle, in j capjtal of North Korea, published the Great Lakes region and in New j in au important Moscow newspap England. I ers. It declared the proposed agree- repel the challenge name." He commended the National Ex- ecutive Committee of the NEA for refusing to participate in the pro- posed world conference of teachers called for later this month in Berlin and said "Careful investigation of purposes underlying the confer- ences convinced your leaders that the meeting was an attempt to enlist the sympathies of the teach- ers of the world for Communist ideals." a cut of two million below the Truman figures and 398 million under the Eisen- hower requests. Funds are includ- ed for a third ton Forrestal class super-carrier. Air a re- duction of from the Truman budget, 240 million dollars under the Eisenhower budget. Office of the Secretary of De- This includes 500 million dollars to begin a campaign of stockpiling critical I tools. The House action also under- wrote administration plans to cut military strength from the 1953 average of to by the middle of 1954. A proposal by Rep. Javits (R- NY) to restore 25 million dollars for Army research was defeated on a voice vote. How House Members Voted on Air Force In Washington Thursday, with ment "has the purpose of prevent WASHINGTON The vote Thursday as the House refused to increase Air Force appropriations beyond the amount recommended by President Eisenhower included: Minnesota Judd, Blatnik, McCarthy, Wier. Against Mar- shall, Andresen, Andersen, O'Hara, Hagen. Wisconsin: For Zablocki. Motorists Paused on a mountain road in An- geles National Forest to watch a heavy cloud of smoke billow from the biggest brush and timber fire of the year in Los Angeles County, Calif. The fire burned over acres and forced the evacuation of 300 children from two summer camps. It was still out of control today, fanned by gusty wirds. (AP Wirephoto to The Repub- lican-Herald) Against Smith, Davis, Withrow, Kersten, Van Pelt, Laird, Byrnes, O'Konski. Spencer Tracy X-Rayed BOSTON Movie actor Spen- cer Tracy had X-rays taken at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital Thursday and then left. A hospital spokesman said the 53-year-old star is in Boston for a medical checkup Sut no diagnosis was disclosed. temperatures up to 98 degrees, nine persons were overcome by heat exhaustion. Some fed- eral workers were allowed to go home early. A rainstorm early last night dropped temperatures from 91 to 77 degrees. Top Ore Finds On Mower County Farms Confirmed HIBBING, Minn. W Finding of high grade iron ore in com- mercial quantities on two farms in Mower County was confirmed today by an official of the M, A. Hanna Co. R. W. Whitney, Hibbing, general manager of the Minnesota opera- tions of the firm, said the company "had a couple of leases" in Mower County and thai, operations may open "this fall or next year." Bernard Thorson, farmer east of Racine, said the ore pocket on his land is about 30 feet deep and lies under about 25 acres on his farm. He said there is another 25-acre deposit on the adjoining farm of Myron Cooper. The mining will be done as part of the Hanna firm's present opera- tion at Spring Valley, Whitney said. Mining operations have been under way at Spring Valley, in Fill- more County, for about 10 years. ing the quickest conclusion of an armistice and of giving the Syng- The barges had arrived at p.m. Thursday from St. Louis. Three were extended in a line from the dock during the unloading op- eration, with the pumper nearest the dock. Gasoline was being un- loaded from the farthest barge. The towboat Socony Vacuum, con- tinued up the river past Winona with six barges and returned to La Crosse .this morning without barges. t Damage C. E. Miller, Socony Vacuum di- vision engineer who arrived here from Milwaukee today, said that only a small amount of gasoline was destroyed and estimated the damage than He man Rhee clique an opportunity) said the loss was insured and that .1UUC till tMJ.lil.J i----------._ break off the agreement 20- by 45-foot dock would be rebuilt and temporary arrange- ments for unloading would be under way shortly. Miller said the entire tow car- ried between and million gallons of gasoline, each barge having a capacity of gal- lons. Several boathouses downstream were slightly burned by the flam- ing gasoline, Chief Kessel report- ed. The billowing smoke attracted throngs of spectators to the blaze near the west end of Causeway to begin war once again." Russian Tanks Stand Guard at Polish Border BERLIN uti Russian tanks were rushed from East Berlin to the Polish border to stand guard against threatening unrest among the Poles, the U. S. State Depart- ment newspaper Neue Zeitung re- ported today. Western Allied authorities con- firmed that a tank unit which had been sent into East Berlin to quell the June 17 workers' revolt was withdrawn "in a northeasterly di- rection" early Thursday, but there was no official confirmation that the tanks had gone to Poland. Neue Zeitung said Polish under- ground fighters reported a 900-yard wide strip has been cleared along the Polish-Russian frontier, and this area is patrolled day and night by Russian troops with bloodhounds. No Paper July 4 Continuing its usual custom, The Republican-Herald will omit publication Saturday, July 4, to give its employes advantages of the double holiday. Business in most respects will be suspended throughout the nation. Regufar news broadcasts of international, national, Northwest and Winona area news will be carried by KWNO and KWNO-FM. Check the radio log on the back page of today's paper for the time of the news broadcasts. Boulevard. A steady stream of spectators could be seen moving slowly through Pettibone Park and traffic along the Causeway was slowed considerably, D WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and and a little warmer tonight. Partly cloudy and warmer Saturday with thunder- showers late Saturday or Saturday night. Low tonight 64, high Satur- day 87. Generally fair and a little cooler Sunday. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 84; minimum, 59; noon, 79; precipitation, sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER (No, Central Observations) Max. temp. 82 at p.m. Thursday, min. 59 at a.m. to- day. Noon broken at feet, visibility 15 miles, wind 4 miles per hour from south- west, barometer 30.00 falling, hu- midity 61 per cent.
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