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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 24, 1953, Winona, Minnesota                              Not So Cool Tonight, Showers Saturday Dial 3322 To Place Your Want Ad VOLUME 53, NO. 133 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, FRIDAY EVENING, JULY 24, 1953 Eddie Rauss Jr., left, of Jamison, Pa., a Boy Scout attending the National Jamboree at Jamboree City, Calif., speaks to his dog, Alle- gretta, via long distance telephone. The German- Shepherd had refused to leave the family station wagon ever since Eddie left for the Jamboree two weeks ago, and the phone call was arranged in the hope of restoring the dog's spirits. Holding the earphone is Eddie's mother, Mrs. Lillian Rauss, while brother, Curtis, six, looks on. CAP Wirephotos) Ike and Wilson Win Battle to Cut Air Funds Move to Give Nation 200 More Jet Bombers Killed thKo rea Red Boss Purges Rival Clark Authorized To Sign Armistice WASHINGTON Mark Clark has re- ceived final authority as United Nations com- mander in Korea to sign a truce agreement with the Communists ending the Korean War. The authorization was reported to have been given'by President Eisenhower in recent days in order to put Clark in position to act quickly once technical details were cleared away. Officials expressed confidence today barring some last-minute shift by the Reds or some unexpected disruptive move by President Syngman Rhee of South truce will be signed sometime this weekend; possibly Sunday night, Washington time, which would be Monday in Korea. At Seoul, a source close to the armistice talks said the signing probably will come Sun- day, Korean time. It was understood here the day and hour of the signing would be set 24 hours in advance and then would be immediately announced so that the world would have 24 hours notice of the formal conclusion of the agreement that has been two years in negotiations. Body of Drowned Dentist Recovered TOWER, Minn, W The body of Dr. W. D. Griffith, Minneapolis dentist was recovered from Orin- ac Lake north of here late Thurs- day, Dr. Griffith drowned 24 hours earlier when a fishing boat cap- sized in high waves. TODAY Czechs Out To Regain Homeland Rhee Denounces Armistice Terms By SAM SUMMERLIN PANMUNJOM Korea's President Syngman Rhee today angrily denounced an armistice agreement which appeared all but signed and warned that some Allied promises to the Reds "cannot be allowed to happen." Rhee's new threats brought no immediate reaction here as liai- son officers put finishing touches on a truce. The full truce delega- By STEWART ALSOP and Ludek are both small by American stand- ards, which makes them look much younger than their 21 years. Ludek is the smaller of the two, and with his thin, beakish nose and his intelligent eyes, one sus- pects that he was chief planner of the escape. One also suspects that Frantisek, with his muscular fore-arms and rather dashing good i the first over the wires at the frontier. Frantisek and Ludek (to protect their families, their last names cannot be used) crossed the heav tions were expected to be called together at any moment to set a signing date. It could come this week. The liaison officers met for 2 hours, 48 minutes, then recessed without scheduling another session. The stubborn, old South Korean President acknowledged that a truce was imminent but added bit- terly: "I have no word on this crucial matter." In a strongly worded statement, Rhee accused the Allies of giving the Communists pledges which "render impossible a fulfillment" of some of South Korea's basic un- derstandings with the United States. Cites Agreement He said his agreement with U.S. I Secretary of State Walter S. Rob- i d e n t Eisenhow- triice envoy, provided: ily guarded border from Czech-1 1. that no troops from Llnvakia to Austria on July 4, India or any other foreign nation oslovakia to Austria on July When they describe their escape, it sounds at first like the exploit of a couple of disgruntled GIs who j have taken it into their heads to go will be landed in South Korea to ?uard prisoners of war." Kohler Signs Bills, Goes on Vacation MADISON, Wis. UP) Before heading for a vacation on the West Coast, Gov. Kohler cleared his desk Thursday by signing two bills into law and vetoing three others. Bills rejected were intended to: Give county boards a voice in determining whether proposed power dams have enough econo- mic value to outweigh scenic and recreational values that would be lost. Impose heavy penalties for pub- lication or sale of obscene reading matter. License shorthand reporters. One of the measures signed pro- vides that the state shall pay By EDWIN B. HAAKINSON WASHINGTON UP! President Eisenhower and Secretary of De- fense Wilson have won their long battle to cut funds and target goals of the Air Force. Without a record vote, .the Senate late yesterday shouted approval of a bill carrying to operate the defense establish- ment for the fiscal year which be- gan July 1. The real tests had come earlier after lengthy and at times angry debate. First, by a 55-38, roll call, the Senate rejected an effort by Sen. Maybank (D-SC) to give the Air Force an additional 400 million dollars to order 200 B47 jet bomb- ers, capable of delivering atomic bombs. Big Test This was the big test, since it j was the first to come to a vote. Republican lines held firm against the increase and they picked up 9 valuable Democratic votes to add to the 46 GOP ones. Voting for Mayfaank's amendment were 37 Democrats and 1 Independent. If Maybank's move had succeed- ed, other Democrats planned amendments to restore more of the five billion dollars cut from former President Truman's Air Force budget by the GOP admin- istration. Sen. Hayden (D-Ariz) lost 48-41 in an effort to add about 50 million dollars to .step up pilot training. He recalled that many World War II pilots had been called back into service in Korea and said Con- gress should train enough pilots to avoid this in the future. Sen. Ferguson floor manager for the bill, said the Air Force should be able to turn out new pilots this year in addi- tion to some new trained. Not a change was made in the bill as it had been reported by the Senate Appropriations Committee. A conference committee wiU be named to adjust Senate-House dif- ferences. May Cause Trouble The Senate upped the House totals for the Air Force by about 200 millions, for the Navy by 96 millions and for the Army by 31 millions. It offset this in part by chopping out 250 millions the House voted for a machine. tools pool asked by Secretary Wilson. As the bill cleared the Senate it contained about 77 million more than the House voted. The Senate bill still was more than 1 billion below Eisenhower's budget, more than 6 billions under the Truman requests .and more than 12Vi billions less than Con- ____ gress voted defense agencies last Chewed Remains of bodies identified by police as two missing Hollandsburg, Pa., hunters, were found Thursday in the Gaspe, Quebec, woods, four miles west of the spot where the body of the third hunter was found last week. Quebec officials BODIES EATEN BY BEARS said the three hunters had been murdered. Left to right are Albert Claar, 20; Eugene H. Lindsey, 45, and his son, Richard Lindsey, 17. (AP Wire- photo to The Republican-Herald) 3 Pennsylvania Hunters Slain, Robbed in Quebec GASPE, Que. police chewed remains of the last two today sought the human killer of three Pennsylvania hunters whose fleshless, bear-gnawed bones have been found deep in the rugged, mountainous Gaspe Peninsula after a 3-week search. "Murder, cold blooded and planned" was the report last night o f the Quebec Attorney-General's Department after discovery of the Reapportioning May Be Appealed To Supreme Court MADISON, Wis. W Provision was made today for an appeal to the U. S. Supreme Court if the state Supreme Court rules that a law passed by the 1953 Legislature to reapportion state Senate dis- tricts on an area-population basis year. Secretary of State Zimmerman The funds are expected to result! has questioned constitutionality of in a total military force of by the end of next June, which will be cut to if a truce is reached in Korea. That compares with a recent 3Vz million in uni- form. Man in Headon Crash Near Red Wing Dies RED WING, Minn. Fox, 34, one of eight persons in- jured in a headon auto collision near his Miesville home Tuesday 1113 i-i-IC JIW1111- judgments and legal costs made nj M died jn a hospjtal here against state !aw enforcement of-1 Thlirsdav. MiesvUle is 12 miles Ul rtUili-i V La Crosse Man Passes approval, to There ley will be granted police pro-1 have been several suits against; Di Cviminatinn by the U N forces. I can! conservation wardens in recentj rn3rm3Cy txaminarion thaTTtjonly say that the Korean people years. fvpn Hard Work 2 that the United States i City oi and Ludek were both I will join'with the Republic of Ko- j C liquor license with an annual MADISON Twenty-three ap- rea setting a time limit to the fee of aooo Such Ucensecou ion for political unrcliablcs early in 1952. The work was hard manual labor, they say, ten hours and more political conference." sell liquor by the drink and also a day, on'an airfield about 80 miles [there will be no time limit on the from the frontier. Their superiors "sat about in the sun and drank beer while they worked." Their Yet, Rhee added, "It has been j bottle goods in any quantity. Other announced there is agreement that commanding officer was a "real insisted that they perform 200 per cent of their work norm. When they talk about this man lingering, bitter resent- ment shows on their faces. About two months ago, Ludek and Frantisek decided to make a break for the frontier. Ludek, with a child's toy stamping outfit, faked passes for both of them. Early in the morning of July 4, they set out for the frontier on a "borrowed" motorcycle. They were lucky that their exploit, of which they are obviously proud, falls a little flat in the telling. The faked armistice 3. that Korean prisoners who refuse repatriation shall be set free in South Korea and that the Chinese prisoners who refuse to return to Communism shall be sent to a destination of their own choice." Yet, Rhee said, "The so far un- contradicted report from Panmun- jom directly states that this will not be done This cannot be allowed to happen." Prisoners Released Last month Rhee threatened to wreck an armistice when he or- dered the release of about anti-Communist North Korean war prisoners. And earlier this week he warned that South Korea will pass worked with the police. A vio- follow its own course of action un- lent fortuitous thunderstorm cov- j less the Chinese Reds agree within ered their crossing. They slipped Isix months after an armistice is under the first barbed wire bar- j signed to evacuate North Korea, rier crawled over a second barrier I Friday Rhee said he is still of electrical wires strung to waiting hopefully for word from jumped a third barrier, and so i Washington that the agreement he found themselves on free soil. reached with, Robertson in Seoul So here they are in Vienna, a Hast month has "not been sacrificed little dazed and frightened after to the demands of the Communist the interminable questioning by the f enemy." innumerable American intelligence agencies, but free. Why, Ludek Rnee said> "that we are struggling "I must reiterate once taverns are'limited to sale of one bottle to a customer. for to practice as registered pharmacists successfully passed recent exam- inations, the State Board of Phar- macy announced today. Richard Duxbury, La Crosse, was one of the 23 receiving certificates. the legislative act to reapportion Senate districts on an area-popu- lation basis instead of on a straight population basis. Walter J. Mattison, Milwaukee city attorney, is representing Zim- j merman as special counsel in the action before the state court to test legality of the new statute. Mattison, Atty. Gen. Thomson and Gov. Kohler met today, and Kohler authorized Mattison to ap- peal to the federal high court if the state court holds the new act constitutional. 'Chlorophyll' Sent By Air to Jamboree JAMBOREE CITY, Calif. A 17-year-old Plymouth, Wis., Scout attending the Boy Scout jamboree wired his parents to send Chloro- phyll. The box arrived Thursday by air express from Dr. and Mrs. Walter Johnson. Their son opened it and out stepped Chlorophyll his pet skunk so named after a deodorizing operation. (Continued on Page 5, Column 6.) ALSOPS (Continued on Page 9, Column 4) KOREA I Donald Lynn Whitfield, 12, sat in a neigh- bor's yard in Dallas, Tex., for more than an hour, hugging his dog, Rex, left, and crying while firemen fought to save his family's home, right. However, the house was almost totally destroyed. Ruined in the fire were Donald's two most prized Apache fort, and a broken cap pistol. The picture at right was made when the first firemen arrived at the scene, with flames shooting out of the front entrance. (AP Wire- photo) victims. Robbery was believed the motive, since no trace was found of in cash, two expensive rifles, binoculars and most of the equipment they were known to have carried. Police hinted an arrest was im- minent but were mum on suspects. Woodsmen went back into the bush to'day seeking more clues. From Hollidaysburg The men, all from Hollidaysburg, Pa. went into the remote area, 65 miles from here, without local guides on June 12 to shoot bears. They were Eugene H, Lindsey, 45, whose skeletal, skull-less remains were found last week; his son Richard, IT, and Fred Claar, 20. The youths' bones were discov- ered yesterday at an abandoned logging camp four miles from an- other camp which had yielded the remains of the elder Lindsey. Both sites were criss-crossed by bear tracks. The bush country lies along an upper branch of the St. Jean Congressmen, Ike Talk Over Farm Problems By WILLIAM F. ARBOGAST WASHINGTON UP) concerned about the effect of the farm situation on the 1954 elections a delegation of farm state con- gressmen arranged to talk it over with President Eisenhower today. Ostensibly the group of House Republicans requested the White House meeting for a general dis- cussion of farm problems. But the fact that Chairman Leon- the picturesque ard W. Hall of the GOP National coastal road familiar to many j committee was included among the American tourists. Only one skull was found. A med- ical expert said he believed bears could have eaten the two missing heads. conferees indicated that politics as well as agriculture was on the dis- cussion agenda. Rep. H. Carl Andersen of Minne- sota, chairman of the House ap- Police said a set of upper teeth propriations subcommittee on agri- were found and were believed to culture, helped arrange the meet- have been Claar's. Nearby was a white sweatshirt with the words "Hollidaysburg Tigers." A white sweater was stained with dried blood and with a small, circular hole, as if made by a bullet. Widely scattered about were rib bones, parts of spinal columns, leg and arm bones. Two hip bones were found on the far side of the stream. Strewn about were bits of chewed clothing, a watch believed to have been young Lindsey's and other small possessions. Investigation Asked Searchers said none of the bones appeared tc have been broken by human violence but all had been gnawed and dragged about, appar- ently by bears which followed up the murderer. Relatives and, friends of the hunters in Hollidaysburg and near- by Altoona, Pa., pressed for a complete investigation of the kill- ings. A group of Altoona sports- men' last night urged that the ing and told newsmen the general farm picture would be discussed. He said no specific legislation was on the agenda. Asked if the presence of Hall meant that politics also would come in for consideration, Ander- sen said "You can draw your own conclusions." Besides Andersen and Hall, oth- ers invited to the session included Chairman Hope of the House Agri- culture Committee and Reps. Har- vey Horan, Holven, Lovre Hill and August H. Andresen Republican political strategists are known to be concerned about dropping farm prices. Much of the Republican strength in the House is from farm states, but the GOP chieftains remember that in the 1948 elections, when farmers were discontented, the Republicans lost not only the presidential election but control of Congress, which they had held. They don't want that to happen famed Royal Canadian Mounted j again next year, when all House Police be assigned to the probe. The group said it would wire Rep. Van Zandr urging him to ask the State Department and the FBI to enlist the Mounties' aid. The hunters left their Pennsyl- vania home June 5, to be gone two weeks. Their relatives set up the alarm when no word was heard from them three weeks later. Po- lice began a wide search. Red Purge in China Reported in Making TAIPEH, Formosa offi- cial news agency of the Chinese Nationalist Defense Ministry said today Red China's Premier Chou En-lai will lead a delegation to Moscow isoon for instructions on purging "Beria elements" of the Chinese Communist party. The agency, which claims under- ground sources on the Red-held China mainland, said the Commu- nist rank and file there feels a purge is inevitable as a result of the ouster and arrest in Moscow of Lavrenti P. Beria, former Soviet minister of internal affairs. t. seats and a third of the Senate will be at stake. The GOP now controls both branches by only hairline margins. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and Vicinity Increasing cloudiness, not so cool tonight. Saturday partly cloudy and warm- er. Local thundershowers. Low tonight 58, high Saturday afternoon Swing Toward Closer Tie With China Reported Conflict Is Between Communists Trained In Moscow and China By OLEN CLEMENTS TOKYO Marshal Kim II Sung, the Red boss of North Korea, was reported tonight to have oust- ed his chief rival and to be re- placing all pro-Russian Koreans in his cabinet with Korean Reds who put Communist China first. There were other contradictory reports that Kim himself had been purged, but there was no way of checking. South Korean intellig e n c e sources, who say Kim still is in, the saddle, say the reported swing toward closer ties with Red China could be the start of a split be- tween China's boss, Mao Tze-tung, and Moscow. They call it a fight between Com- munists trained in Yenan and Reds trained in Moscow. Yenan was the headquarters Red China's Mao before he took over all of China. Out in Purge Among the first officials report- ed kicked put in the purge was Marshal Kim's arch rival, Vice Premier Hu Ka Week, Soviet- trained Korean described by South Korean sources as the real ruler Of North Korea until Russian secret police chief Lavrenti Beria was ousted. Beria's downfall apparently gave Kim the upper hand in his fight for power with Hu. Other members of the North Korean Red heirachy reportedly fired by Kim were Foreign Min- ister Park Hun Yung, a South Korean Communist leader who fled North in 1946: Justice Minister Lee Sung Yup, whose background was not available; and ambassador to Russia Choo Yling Ha, Moving up alongside Kim in the new order, Korean sources say, is Kim Too Bong, a Yenan-trained Korean. Other Yenan-trained Ko- rean Communists recently an- nounced by Pyongyang radio to be in the cabinet are Hong Myung Hi, Jung II Young, Park Yi Won and Choi Yong Kum. All are vies premiers. Replace Foreign Ministers The renegade South Korean Park Hun Yung, who became North Korean foreign minister, was re- ported to have been replaced by Vice Foreign Minister Lee Tong Kun, another South Korean who was trained at Yenan, Park Hun Yung was reported in a Communist jail. He is said to have fallen from power three months ago. In Seoul, South Korean Home Minister Chun Hun Shik said the fight was between Chinese and Russian-trained Reds and that Marshal Kim, whose real name is Kim Song Ju, has become the supreme power. Other Reports There were other reports that Marshal Kim, whom the South Ko- reans call an imposter, was close to Lavrenti Beria, the deposed se- cret police chief of Russia. South Korean Intelligence sources said they did not know whether Kim had any close con- nection with Eeria. There were still other reports that Kim II Sung had been given the ax in North Korea and would not be at Panmunjpra to sign a Korean armistice, if one is ar- ranged. However, the last report seemed doubtful because Gen. Mark W. Clark's headquarters in Tokyo has had signed truce communications bearing the name of Kim II Sung in recent weeks. If Kim does not go to Panmun- jom to sign the truce document that would mean his Red Chinese counterpart, Gen. Peng Teh-huai, would not be expected to be there. The truce must be signed by the opposing and Peng for the Reds and Clark for the Allies. LOCAL WEATHER j Wisconsin Senator's Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 81; minimum, 57; noon, 81; precipitation, none; sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER (No. Central Observations) Max. temp. 75 at p. m. Thursday, min. 57 at a. m. today. Thin, broken layer of clouds at feet, visibility 15 miles, wind 11 miles per hour from west southwest, barometer 30.14 rising slowly, humidity 55 per cent. Slander Suit Slated SPARTA, Wis. trial of State Sen. Earl Leverich's slander suit against August King- hammer was set Thursday to start next Friday in Circuit Court here, with Judge Bruce Beilfuss of Neills- ville presiding. Leverich, who also is chairman of the Town of Angelo, Monroe County, charged he was damaged by "malicious and defamatory" statements made by Kinghammer, an Angelo resident.   

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