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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 8, 1953, Winona, Minnesota Fair, Cooler Tonight; Fair, Warmer Thursday River Stage 14-Hour (Flood Stage 13} Today 9.61 .14 Year Ago 7.55 .09 VOLUME 53, NO. 119 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, WEDNESDAY EVENING, JULY 8, 1953 EIGHTEEN PAGES for eun Korea East German Workers Go On Sitdowns I Never Will Run Truman Declares Russians Fear Another Mass Demonstration By TOM REEDY BERLIN Thousands of re- The Largest Family ever admitted to General Protestant Orphans Home in Cincinnati, 0., 10 children of a Korean war veteran, are shown in this picture. They are children of Sgt. 1C. Elmer A. Day, whose wife, Blanche Day, 34, died two weeks ago. Sgt. Day arrived from Korea too late to see her alive. In the front row, left to right, are Charyl, 7; Linda, 3; Beverly, 6. Middle row: Sgt. Day, Mrs. Edna Winters of the home, holding Kevin, 19 months and youngest child ever admitted; Michael, 12; Judith, 9; Kathleen, 10. Back row: James, 13, and Patricia, 15. (AP Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald) Reds Set to O.K. Allied Troops Korean Armistice SEOUL The Communists Clark's June 29 proposal to sign said today they are ready to ne-1 an armistice now was delivered by gotiate the final details of a Ko-1 liaison officers in a five-minute Smash Attack meeting at Panmunjom. It laid down what appeared to rean armistice even though South Korea objects violently. A letter from the Red high com- mand replying to Gen. Mark I munist acceptance of a truce ne- gotiated in two years of hard bar- gaining. But observers said the Reds might waive some of these By JOHN RANDOLPH SEOUL I.IV-Victorious American TODAY ees Rhee Trouble in FarE be some tough conditions for Com-! and South Korean infantrymen mopped up the remnants of two Chinese regiments today after smashing the onslaught of some Reds on the Western Front. There was no indication, how-1 The battles, which opened at ever, that stubborn President p. m. Monday, dropped to a Syngman Rhee of South Korea sporadjc stage this morning as Al- when the talks resume. By JOSEPH ALSOP WASHINGTON theory on which old Syngman Knee has been i operating comes in two parts. The! maml musl. meCt was wrkins on small knots He safd the Red move has of Chinese who holed up in created a new crisis. on W6Stern The Reds said the U. N. com- of Pork I INDIANAPOLIS (PI Former President Harry Truman told a I news conference this morning he never again will run for i Congress specifically. Earlier, he had hiked briskly I across 12 long blocks of North In- dianapolis today before he asn d Mrs. Truman resumed their home- I ward auto journey to Independence, Mo. _____________ I The former President talked as Berlin industrial work-1 he walked the Civil War, ers staged sitdown strikes today. World War I, trials and tnbula- The Russians, apparently fearful tions of other former Presidents, of another bloody revolt, met one j He was interrupted frequently by of the workers' demands by an-1 motorists who tooted their horns nouncing restoration of intra-city and shouted "Hi, One en- travel. I thusiastic Hoosier called "Hi, Mr. The workers were demanding president." also that hundreds of their com-' rades arrested in the anti-Commun- ist rebellion of June 17 be released from jail. The workers staged the sitdown strikes in Soviet-operated plants and the "people's owned" mills and factories. Radio Berlin said the elevated and subway trains would run on normal schedules Thursday and all persons would be permitted to cross the border in either direction without special passes. This re- moved the last restriction placed I on the East sector of the divided city by the Red Army under mar- tial law imposed after the June 117 rioting. Ask Men Be Released West Berlin Police Chief Jo- hannes Stumm in reporting the strikes said the men were demand- ing release of all workers arrested in the June 17 revolt. Earlier reports of the sitdowns touched off speculation that a new workers' march on the government would materialize, much in the manner of the June 17 uprising which shook the Red world and brought Soviet armored legions pouring into East Berlin.. This time, however, the East Germans apparently tried the peaceful sitdown protest rather than risk further bloody clashes with Communist arms. Despite the new strike reports, East Berlin's police headquarters off. and three of the youths were announced over Red Radio Berlin that free traffic between the city's East and West sectors would be permitted starting tomorrow, j Robert Doyle, 35, of rural Cedar- burg, was killed when the obvious but (1) "take effective iging to unify his war- The second part, less steps" to assure South Korean compliance with armistice terms; (2) recover anti-Communist North Korean war prisoners set iNurui uiibuinjis sui !sifree on orders of President Rhee Punctuated the attacks. in _ _ _ hrii-iL' H 3 _ Southwest 01 Porkcbop, a action flared as the Since the June 17 revolt, traffic had been permitted only to persons with special passes. Russ Reported Rushing Plans To Isolate U.S. WASHINGTON A Presiden- tial Study Committee predicted nop, a newjt tfje Kremljn wiu intensify Communists i its tQ isolate United slammed neighboring Outposts i Sf Th r0mmittee lStates' lhe commlttee Berlin and East Berlin just before ii.idnight Tuesday. Heavy artillery par more important, Rhee's estimate of the probable; character of the Far Eastern situ- j absolute responsibility" for seeing ation after a Korean truce thal none of tho anti.Red In brief, Rhee has warned every prisoners remaining in Allied American representative from escape President Eisenhower on his of South Koreans pa- rean journey clown to Assistant j the 5treets of Seoul Secretary of State Walter Robert-; for the L- N Comnland to son in thc last few days that a until Korea is unified. truce in Korea will decide noth- >rcsideRt Eisenhower's t r u c e p. Kaske as are divisions with a front-line striking force of about men each. In addition, the Air Force has 150 jet planes and enough pi- lots to man them. It has seven small airbases and nine auxiliary fields, some of them on the island of Crete. Ike Denies Iran U.S. Aid Until Oil Fight Ends T, u_0 i TtnnAiN, iran (ifi President American aid winch has sup- Ej has written premier ported this, is being rapidly car- m t-Hlpri to the dismay of the Greeks, wossaaegn mat ine b. s. wm give LallcUi LU LUC uioiiiaj siH tn TTnn until a It was 280 million, dollars three lestion, it was learned today. Iranian sources said Eisenhow- to a post-armistice political confer- In this respect, at least, it mustiCncc toward unification i buildups north of Anchor Hill. have been pretty hard for Robert- 90 days_ son and the other negotiators to, Robertson has flatly rGJected the argue successfully with Rhee. i dcmand Indo-China, particularly, is now j B causing a curious condition of par-, t alyzed alarm in the inner of the American government. The j situation has boon visibly deter-1 derating, both at Saigon and r3UI LdWye Paris. The half forgotten struggle i near shore and lambasted enemy by the President shortly after his deputy warden at the Stillwater State Prison. Kaske, who has served several years as guard and guard officer at the prison and has had experi- ence in disciplinary work as a The new foreign aid program outlined in mid-June called for only 2 million for Greece. New Program This hit right at the time Prime Minister Alexander Papagos was putting into force a new economic program. Aside from "military assist- National Guard officer, succeeds j Greece is getting other Leo Fiske, who resigned. types' of U. S. support: 100 million Kaske was appointed guard in j douars Of military "end March, 1939, and served until military equipment and inauguration. called into active duty with the j each year and a back- for this country which is the real WASHINGTON i.P-Stuart Roth- man. 39-year-old St. Paul. Minn., key to Southeast Asia, can well j attorney nominated by Presi- reach an ugly climax when the dcnt Eisenhower today to be solici- summer rams cease and the Indo-: tor for the Labor Department. He China fighting begins again m; would succced thc ]ate Harry N. September. ouse Committee OK s xcess Tax Extension Bill i National Guard in February, 1941, log jiarshall Plan aid which last year amounted to another 100 mil- Little Greece, with about eight million population, has a total gross national income of only 20 trillion drakmas (about a billion dollars) a year. Papagos told a party of corres- i pendents, touring the eastern coun- tries of NATO, that Greece would continue to defend itself no mat- ter what happened. But he added that he expected the United States WASHINGTON l.fl House Ways and Means Committee today On the spot the capable new; Rothinrin has been in the govern- i approved President Eisenhower's French commander in Indochina, ment Prior to 1946 proposal for a six-month extension Gen. Navarre, has announced more aggressive policy. Thc tra ing of native troops is going for-1 Jthe Federal Public Housing Author- The committee approved a Friday, Saturday or next Monday, straight six months' extension, to i Committee members said they next Jan. 1, killing al, efforts to I amend or soften the tax. ,os announced a he was dircctor of the federal pro-1 of the excess profits tax, inc irain-. jcct and programming division of Committee members President Eisenhower, in a ward. On the surface, tho position is not unhopeful. But Gen. Na-; varre's forces arc still concentrat- ed in fortified areas in the Indo- china coastal plains. He does not For several months in 194S he was an attornev for the Rural reported I last ditch try to head off the the vote was 16 to 9. It was a j administration attempting to smashing triumph for the adminis- j tack on a cut in personal income tration, after weeks of delay and taxes to take effect Oct. 1. Foes of the extension made a i radio appeal to the nation May 19, ed in fortified areas in the Indo. -i the Southeastern' states.' 1 lectrification Administration in i often bitter maneuvering over the i House GOP leaders planned to I bill. bring the bill to the floor either urged that the tax be continued for six months only, to Jan. l, to raise an estimated 800 million dollars in revenue. The tax expired June 30, but it can be renewed retroactively. er's letter to the aged Premier de- clared the United States was dis- turbed also over the freedom per- mitted to the Tudeh (Communist) party in Iran. The oil question involves the nationalization by Iran of the IVi billion dollar holdings of the Anglo- Iranian Oil Co., in 1951. Britain and Iran have held lengthy nego- tiations in an attempt to reach a settlement. The U. S. has attempt- ed in vain to mediate the dispute. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and and cooler tonight. Thursday fair and warmer. Low tonight 52, high Thursday 81. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 80; minimum, 54; and other NATO countries to be I noon, 72: precipitation, none; sun "understanding." It was clear sets tonight at sun rises to- Greece didn't expect this "under- morrow at standing" to be covered by the proposed 20 million dollar aid ap- propriation for the coming year. Cold-eyed 71-year-old Papagos, with the powers almost of a dictat- or, is pushing through a kill-or- cure economic and governmental reform program that heartens some and frightens others. AIRPORT WEATHER (No. Central Observations) Maximum temperature 77 at noon Tuesday; minimum 55 at a. m. today. Clouds scattered at feet; visibility 15 miles; wind 13 miles per hour from northwest; barometer 30.09, steady; humidity 66 per cent. have the men to spare to hold the back country the kingdoms of Cambodia and mountainous Laos where the Communist enemy at- Continued on Page 13, Column ALSOPS I inona Steamboat Days Friday, Saturday, Sunday Declines to Say Whether Rhee Agrees to Truce President Comments On E. German Riots, Bermuda Conference WASHINGTON !tf> President Eisenhower said today this govern- ment looks forward to and intends to work for the peaceful re-unifi- cation of Korea. The President declined at h i s news conference, however, to say whether .he has received any in- dication that South Korean Presi- dent Syngman Rhee might be wil- ling to go along with the proposed armistice. And he declared that at this point no man can tell how the troubles in Korea are going to come' out. Efcenhower noted at the start of his conference that the Com- munists have announced willing- ness to proceed with truce ar- rangements, in line with the U. N. proposal of June 29. That proposal, submitted to ths Reds by Gen. Mark W. Clark, called for proceeding without the South Koreans if necessary. Eisenhower said he wanted to make it clear that every one in the U. S. understands the aspira- tions of Rhee, who has balked at signing an armistice unless it calls for unification of North and South Korea. Warm Spot The President said every one has a warm spot in their hearts for all that South Korea has dona in the three-year old struggle against Communist aggressions. Then he went on to say we look forward to reunification of Korea by peaceful means and intend to work for it. The President also: 1. Commenting on the uprisings in East Germany, said he finds it very significant that representa- tives of two great American labor organizations have asked him to take the initiative in aiding work- ers of Soviet-occupied Germany in their struggle against Soviet total- itarianism. The appeal, he added, is signif- icant because the Communists claim that workers in Soviet-con- trolled areas are living in a work- ers' paradise. 2. Declared the time has come to give the American people more information about the atomic en- ergy program. The present law covering that matter is outmoded, he said, and it is time to be more frank with the people. 3. Said, he would have no real objection to traveling to London, instead of Bermuda, for a Big Three conference with British and I French leaders. He added, how- ever, that he has received no pro- posal that such a switch be made. 4. Declined to express any view I on the possible outcome of guber- inatorial elections in either Penn- sylvania or Virginia. His policy, I the president said, is to keep hands I off local and state elections. 5. Said Secretary of the Interior McKay is trying to find the best possible man to serve as Indian, commissioner. The President said he promised the Indian tribes dur- ing the campaign they would ba consulted regarding that appoint- ment and that will be done. 6. Said, regarding the controver- sy over removal of books from j U. S. overseas libraries, that he could not go along with State De- partment officials who reportedly i have kept directives on the sub- ject secret on grounds the whole matter comes under the heading of cold war strategy. 7. Said that in the case of de- velopment of Niagara River power, Congress has reserved to itself the right to decide the the power is to be developed. He added he would have nothing to say re- garding the matter until a bill comes to his desk. Said he believes strongly in unification of Germany and strong- ly favors free elections there. In that connection, he said the plan for development of a European Defense Community has no danger to anyone in the world except in the case of someone planning to attack its members. 9. Said he is confident the U. S. can have a peaceful economy that is also a prosperous economy. He made that statement when asked whether a truce in Korea might .jeopardize the American economy. Albacore Swims Across Pacific i I SAN PEDRO, Calif, An alba- core tagged by the California Fish and Game Commission last Aug. 4 five miles east of Catalina Island showed up on a Japanese fisher- man's hook 324 days later. The commission's laboratory re- I ceived word yesterday that the fish I was caught 550 miles southeast of Tokyo. It was 30.4 inches long when i it was tagged and 33.2 inches when caught
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