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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 17, 1953, Winona, Minnesota                              Local Showers This Afternoon, Saturday Morning Dial 3322 To Place Your Want Ad VOLUME 53, NO. 127 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, FRIDAY EVENING, JULY 17, 1953 French Back Anti-Reds In Indochina Americans Will Send More Arms, Other Supplies Chanters Of The Medinah Temple of Chicago Shrine swing past 46th Street in New York City as they inarched down Broadway in last night's pa- rade of the Nobles of the -Mystic Shrine. Some Shriners were watched by an estimated mil- lion persons as they marched down Fifth Avenue and Broadway to Times Square. (AP Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald) ROKs Roll Back Chi mese Attack By JOHN RANDOLPH SEOUL counter- attacking South Korean infantry- men roiled back Chinese Red gains on both sides of the flaming Cen- tral Front today. Dispatches cleared by heavy mil- itary censorship said the ROKs smashed to a bloody standstill a Chinese attack aimed at the vital road center of Kumhwa, western anchor of the Central Front. Then they launched a dar- ing counterattack which recap- tured two outpost hills. Backed by a swarm of American and Allied warplanes, tanks and artillery, the South Koreans scored F86D Sabre Jet Goes715MPH For New Record even larger than a the Kumsong River front to the east, where they had yielded an officially-disclosed four miles this week to the mightiest Red push since 1951. Associated Press Correspondent Forrest Edwards called it the biggest Allied advance since late autumn, 1951. Stopped Cold Other fighting raged far to the j Russ Tanks Roll Into East HANOI, Indo'china seeking, anti-Communist Indochi- nese drew powerful support today from France's top military man in the Far East, Only by giving Indochina complete independence, Gen. Pierre Navarre asserted, could France win her 7-year war against the Red-directed Vietminh forces, American experts here, whose government is sending half a bil- lion dollars worth of military sup- plies annually to bolster France's fight, also welcomed the declara- tion in Paris last night by Navarre, new commander in chief of French j Red Wing, and Julius Blossey, 60, armed forces in the Far East. i St. Paul, who drowned in the Mis- Back in France from his first sissippi after he and a friend went inspection of the Indochina fight-1 swimming. ing fronts, Navarre told the Meanwhile, authorities dropped French Diplomatic Press Club their investigation into the death only "total independence" could j of Loren Arndtson, 17, whose body get full participation in the war was found late Wednesday in the by the French-sponsored govern-1 municipal swimming pool in Tracy, ments of the three associated In-) Deputy Sheriff R. H. Hunter said dochinese states of Viet Nam, j he ancj Jne C0roner were satisfied i that the boy, who had a heart con- Red Wing Child Drowns in Tank By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Minnesota's 1953 drowning toll was increased by two Thursday. Latest victims are Alan Sjokuist, 18-month-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Sjokuist, who fell into a water tank at his farm home near Cambodia and Laos. he continued, would "permit the withdrawal of nationalist non-Com- munist elements now fighting in 'the ranks of the Vietminh." FB6D new Frencn government on Sabre jet and its veteran Air j 3 wjtn the In- Only such an independence grant i dition, had either drowned or died By JACK STEVENSON THERMAL, Calif Force pilot have blazed to a new world's air speed record of 715.7 miles an hour. That's traveling one mile as you count to five. Lt. Col. William F. Barns, eas a the CommunTsts made light nine-ton jet interceptor ecli ,lts armmd Luke the Gook's I yesterday the record of 698.50: 32, sometimes reaching speed of more than 12 miles a minute in the eclipsed assaults around Luke the Cook's Castle and Anchor Hill. "We stopped them cold last night tablished only last November over the same three-kilometer -they an inch after mile) course by Capt. J. Slade TODAY McCarthy Yields to Ike Stand said the senior adviser to the crack ROK division guard- ing an approach to Kumhwa. He is Col. William Spicer, Cort'and, N. Y. "They ran into a bunch of wild horses in this division." "We went back up the hill this morning and took two outposts back that we had to give up last he added. "We wanted Edwards flew over the eastern half of the battlefield, just west of dochinese states aimed at greater autonomy for them, but complete independence was not ofiercd. Viet Nam and Laos readily accepted the invitation. Cambodia's King Norodom Sihanouk prepared a long list' of counter-proposals. Navarre, who has just taken over direction of the dull, almost lethargic war of steaming jungles and rice paddies, warned that the situation is rapidly becoming more difficult and a dramatic 'gesture- Barns flashed through two com-1 such now plete contest runs, each consisting of two trips in both directions along the straightaway course. Each of the eight trips was faster than Nash's record and the best was 721.364 when the wind was in the colonel's favor. Barns broke the record with an average of 713.6 on the first run. He changed planes and carne back needed. The fight began soon after World War II ended when the French and their native allies resisted fan- atic, independence-minded troops led by Moscow-trained Ho Chi Minh. As in many another Asian arena, the Reds took over nation- alist aspirations. Little by little, the fight became By JOSEPH ALSOP WASHINGTON Joseph R. McCarthy has just suffered his first total, unmitigated, unqualified defeat by the White House, The Administration strategists are still seeking to preserve the meaning- less facade of Republican unity. They have allowed McCarthy to conceal his defeat behind a typi- cal smoke screen of misleading statements. But the background story proves that the junior sena- tor from Wisconsin went down for the count of ten, all the same. The occasion of this remarkable event was the case of William P. Bundy, an official of the Central j steady movement north toward the j Kumsong River. Edwards said it was more a reoccupation of lightly held terri- tory than a genuine riproaring offensive such as the Chinese launched Monday night. In some places Chinese resisted only with small arms and machine gun fire and lacked artillery. Edwards said a few Red tanks were spotted below the Kumsong River but had north of the river or into conceal- ing underbrush. Maj. Gen. Samuel Williams, 25th Division commander serving as special adviser to a ROK Army told Edwards that the east favorable" (backward) Intelligence Agency. In bnei. Pres- 1 movoment of 14 has now bcen d u RQK divisions in to re-establish the record a couple Communist versus anti-Communist, of miles per hour higher. Each j About three years ago, the Ur.i- run was at about 100 feet altitude. ted States took a hand. Now Amer- speed pilot said the weather j lean weapons, equipment and sup- plies are coming in at the rate of tons a year. The Western Big Three foreign ministers after their Washington meeting indicated last weekend this rate soon may be stepped up. For its support of France's anti- Communist war, however, the Uni- ted States has drawn considerable criticism from Asians who inter- pret the French campaign as an effort to reimpose old style, white man imperialism on the Indochi- nese. At a recent ceremony in Saigon, U. S. Ambassador Donald R. Heath declared the armies of the French Union and of the associated "are fighting not only for the cause of their own independ- for the runs was quite turbulent. "We didn't have the optimum conditions he commented. "The temperature was right (over 100 but I think the tur- bulence and wind cut the speed down." How long does he think the rec- ord will last? "From what I hear there are several airplanes coming along which will be capable of higher speed when they have the bugs worked out. We're progressing Meanwhile a new F94C Starfire jet fighter sped yesterday from Burbank to Hamilton Air Force base at an average speed of 670 ident Eisenhower flatiy refused to are now pushing back north." m.p.h, The Air Force thereupon claimed a new Los Angeles-San Francisco air speed record. The jet. with Capt, Craig Keller, 30, San Carlos, Calif., at the con- trols, covered the distance in ex- tuc uuw uuaiimx utn.iv iiui LU. McCarthy's committee persuaded j Advancf ROKs ran into theirjactly 29 minutes. by Vice President Richard heavy fighting roughly south! The previous record for the 324- tncir i Qf Kumsong itself where two Chi. mile set nese companies were defending I by an Air Force F80 Shooting Star hills with mortar and artillery sup-1 Jet fighter in 1950. port. The ROKs were maneuver-1 B Snowball Runs Away During Heat Wave also refused to support chairman. And so McCarthy was routed on all fronts, and forced to surrender. Whole Story Against the background of past Administration appeasement of McCarthy, this event is so political- ly meaningful that the whole story across a broad stretch of the three-division offensive. Details would have to wait until more time deserves to be told, even at passed, risk of some repetition of That has ROK soldiers and generals were already been printed in this space, I jubilant at the quick advance but In brief, McCarthy announced j some American advisers with them last Thursday that he would sub-1 suggested that the easy reoccupa- from a heart attack. Hunter said there was no evidence of foul play. 5en. left Out Remainder '53 Session NEW YORK LK Sen, Robert A. Taft withdrew today from furth- er participation in the current ses- sion of Congress because of a hip ailment. The Ohio Republican relinquish- ed active floor leadership of GOP Senators to Sen. Knowland, California, last June 10, although he kept the title of majority lead- er. Today, New York Hospital, where Taft is convalescing after the latest of a series of treatments for the hip, issued a bulletin which said in part: "Sen. Taft does not intend to return to his duties at this session of Congress, which apparently will end in Ike Willing To iseon Max Otter, Innsbruck, Austria, a ski instructor at the Victor- ian Ski Club Chalet, does a gelaensdesprung (long jump) from the roof of the Ivor Whittaker Lodge on Mt. Buller, Austria. When this picture was taken a few days ago the snow was up to the eaves of the lodge, enabling skiers to glide down the mountain on to the roof, and jump on to the snow further down the slope. (AP Wire- photo to The Republican-Herald) __________________ Show Near m wn Talks Korea By SAM SUMMERLIN By JACK BELL WASHINGTON W President Eisenhower reportedly has told PHOENIX, Ariz. the I caused an estimated dam ence and liberty, but also for that legislative leaders he is willing to of the other countries of Southeast I accept a compromise on his pro- Asia and the free world." posal to admit special quota immigrants to this country. The President's attitude, said to have been made clear at a White House conference earlier this week, stirred hope for early approval by the Senate Judiciary Committee of a bill which Son. Watkins (R-Utah) DULUTH Minn, l.fl Fire Cant. said would be "useful as an instru- W. Edward Mayhew, 52, died to- j forel3n Pollcy- day from gas and smoke poison-j Chairman Langer (R-ND) call- ing suffered while fighting Thurs-1 ed the 15-member committee into day's fire in downtown Duiuth that I a closed session (9 a.m.EST) after MUNSAN UP) Gen. Mark Clark huddled for three hours with U. N. truce negotiators today in advance of a showdown meeting tomorrow afternoon at which the Communist high command is expected to answer an Allied demand for a quick Korean armistice. There was no hint of what was discussed during the secret eleventh- hour conference, but sources said there was no question but what the U. N. commander and his nego- tiating team mapped strategy for the crucial session at Panmunjom tomorrow. Clark told newsmen before flying back to his Tokyo headquarters that he talked over the truce situa- tion with the U, N. delegation, led by Lt. Gen. William K. Harrison Jr. He refused to discuss details. The negotiations were in recess i Friday. The Reds asked for a 1-day I recess Thursday after the U. N. delivered what Washington sources called a firm demand that the Reds agree immediately to steps leading to a prompt armistice. Reds Delay Princess Home As Romance Rumors Mount LONDON and seem- rlin Move to Crush New Wave of Worker Strikes Synthetic Rubber Plant Paralyzed By Labor Sitdown By DAN DE LUCE BERLIN Russian tank di- vision, rumbled back into East Ber- lin today as a dangerous new wave of anti-Communist strikes marked the first monthly anniversary of the June 17 workers rebellion in East Germany. The columns of Soviet tanks, troops and armored cars stamped and rumbled ostentatiously before dawn through Stalin Alice, a riot focus point a month ago. The Rus- sians poured into East Berlin from the southeast, the east and the north. Soviet martial law, proclaimed at the June 17 outbreak, was lifted in East Berlin only last Saturday night. The last of the Rus- sian armored troops who put down the rebellion withdrew at that time. Soviet Forcei It could not be confirmed im- mediately whether the Soviet forces had also gone back into other East German cities where martial law ended last weekend. At Merseburg, near Halle, a Soviet-owned Buna, synthetic rub- ber plant has been paralyzed since Wednesday by a sitdown strike of workers demanding release of comrades jailed after the June 17 rebellion. An anti-government slowdown has been under way at the Zeiss Optical works at Jena since Tues- day. Zeiss employes walked out last Saturday but were forced back: on the job Tuesday when the local Russian Command threatened to "shoot every tenth striker." The new Russian march into East Ber- lin apparently was intended to pre- vent such strikes from spreading to the East zone capital. Stalin Alice In East Berlin 82 tanks we'-e counted by German eyewitnesses on Stalin Alice in the first hour of the march. Thirty-eight truckloads of ar- mored infantry followed the tanks through the troubled housing pro- ject center. The East German Communists warned ominously today that "Fas- cist nests" exist in their strategic Duluth Fire Captain Dies mercury above the century mark, dog ran away while she was walk- age. a woman reported to police her Mayhew collapsed five times being presented with an unusual petition yesterday. Signed by five Republican and four Democratic poena Bundy to answer grave charges before this committee. These crimes for which Bundy was to answer were two in number. tion of lost territory indicated the, to the name of Snowball ROKs had pulled back too fast in the first place. while fighting the fire and was I members, the petition asked for a ing him. i forcibly taken from the scene. He I session of the group tonight if this The woman said the dog answers died in St. Luke's Hospital this i morning's meeting fails to produce It became more and more appar- First'.'Bundy had married one of the ent that the Reds had not dared to most" beautiful women in Washing- j gamble on any serious advance south of the Kumsong even though the retreating ROKs failed to blow several bridges in the withdrawal. ueens most ton. who happens to be Dean G. Acheson's daughter. Second, Bundy still believes in the old-fashioned American tradition of fair trials for the worst wrong-doers, and had therefore contributed a sum of money to the defense fund of Al- ger Hiss. McCarthy's speech to the Senate was interesting in itself. It was a farrago of inaccuracies, such as a confusion between William P. Bun-i dv and his author brother, Me-1 pulchritude ruled the city today as George Bundv. It included visiting queens arrived to give outright lies "about an imaginary official start to the Minneapolis letter or statement bv Bundy ex-1 Aquatenmal for its 10-day run. his contribution to the! After taking part m the land and defense fund. And it contain-1 water festivities one of the girls fA fairly strong internal evidence Queen j .of the elaborate espionage system Lakes to rule 101 tnc com Open Aquaiensiial MINNEAPOLIS HV-Pomp and 1 morning. i a final vote on the bill. ernment. No Tampering Long before making this speech, McCarthy had been clearly warn- ed that President Eisenhower would not stand for any tampering with the CIA the intelligence agency on which this country's se- curity so heavily depends. On the same Thursday when McCarthy (Continued on Page 7, Column 5.) ALSOPS Miss Joanne Melberg, who won I the title in 1952. Tonight there will be open air (dancing on Nicollet Avenue. Visit- ling movie, radio and television slars, including George Jessel and [Victor Borge, will be on hand. I First major crowd of the event is expected for the Saturday pa- jrade, with scores of floats, musical I and marching units and military I equipment in the lengthy process- j ion. Boy Scouts Attending their National Jamboree at Jamboree City, Calif., frolic in the surf near the huge encampment as a Marine Corp helicopter watchfully hovers overhead. One of five Marine amphibious vehicles patrols the deep water at right background with a lifeguard aboard. The boys swim in batches of about mum precautionary measures dy" system which makes each for one other swimmer. (AP Republican-Herald) with maxi- including a "bud- Scout responsible Wirephoto to The Informed quarters have said efforts to agree on final details of a truce were stalemated by Red demands for the recapture of anti-Korean war prisoners liberat- ed last month and ironclad guaran- tees that South Korea will honor a truce. Harrison was said to have told the Reds: 1. The U. N. will not meet their demand for the recapture of the prisoners freed on orders of Presi- dent Syngman Rhee. 2. The U. N. has given adequate assurances that South Korea will abide by a truce. 3. There no longer is any reason why the Communists should delay signing an armistice. President Eisenhower's truce en- voy back in Washington after more than two weeks of conferences aimed at winning Rhee over to a truce, told Congress Thursday the South Korean President promised in writing to co-operate in an armi- stice. Clark told newsmen he had "noth- ing to say" when asked about pros- pects for a truce signing. The U. N, commander said all meetings at Panmunjom will re- main secret and "regardless of whether they (The Reds) break their word, I will not. We have an for executive sessions and neither I nor any of my sub- ordinates will in any way violate it." Accuse Allies Peiping radio accused the Allies of walking out on the negotiations Wednesday and Clark later called the Red broadcast a violation of the secrecy agreement. The U. N. commander flew to Munsan in a light plane Friday morning and immediately went into conference with Harrison and the three other U. S. truce dele- gates. The fifth member of the Allied truce team, South Korean Maj. Gen. Choi Duk Shin, has boycotted both Munsan and Panmunjom since May 25. The boycott is an expres- sion of President Rhee's violent opposition to a truce which does not guarantee prompt unification of his nation. TM" fflqT'Pf' I a terror campaign came home today to a Britain pro-Western Socialists in the buzzing with fussing about her 1000-raember Communist party and latest romance and lacking the against influential non-Communists ir, CniTint- lahnr fnrrp. j v' i in the Soviet zone's labor force, presence of her reported boy friend. 1 The man in the story, divorced I RAF Group Capt. Peter Townsend, went to Brussels two days ago as the new air attache at the British! Embassy there. Many Britons think he was exiled from his post as a palace aide because the 22- year-old princess reportedly wants to marry him. But if his absence or the talk about them bothered the princess, there was no outward sign of it on her pretty face as she and Queen Mother Elizabeth arrived at Lon- don Airport by Comet jet airliner after a 16-day tour of Rhodesia. Margaret quickly set at rest any apprehension that she might be embarrassed by the stories being told about her. She faced the Londoners behind the airport rail- ing with utmost poise and confi- dence. Dressed in pink, she stood under a silver wing of the sleek airliner and waved gaily at the1 crowd. Queen Elizabeth II, in a light green frock and white shoes and gloves, was at the airport to greet her younger sister and her mother. With the Duke of Edinburgh, she entered the plane for five minutes of private greeting. After goodbyes to the crew and officials, the royal party drove off to Buckingham Palace and to Clarence House, where the Queen Mother and Margaret now reside. The press furor over the royal romance rumor continued unabat- ed. Nominated Head Of Vet Affairs WASHINGTON Harvey V. Higley of Marinette, Wis., was nom- inated by President Eisenhower to- day to be administrator of veter- ans affairs, succeeding Carl R. Gray Jr., resigned. Higley is chairman of the board of Ansul Chemical Co., of Mari- nette. He is a Republican. At the 1952 GOP national convention he was a Wisconsin delegate favoring the nomination of Sen. Taft of Ohio for president. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and able cloudiness tonight and Satur- day forenoon with local showers and thunderstorms, then clearing and cooler Saturday afternoon and evening. Low tonight 66, high Saturday 84, LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 95; minimum, 68; noon, 77; precipitation, .15; sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER (No. Central Observations) Max. temp. 88 at p.m. Thursday, Low of 68 at a.m. today. At noon today, the tem- perature was 72, with two layers of clouds, scattered at feet TANNERSVILLE, N. Y. Oft i and overcast at Visibility Maude Adams, often called the was eight miles, and the wind Maude Adams Succumbs at 80 greatest American actress, died to day in her home after a week's illness. She was 80. calm. The barometer was at 30.11 falling slowly, and the humidity, 84 per cent.   

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