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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 5, 1953, Winona, Minnesota Fair, Cool Tonight and Sunday VOLUME 53, NO. 170 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, SATURDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 5, Read Max Conrad's 'Green Water' Starting Tuesday EIGHTEEN PAGES Traffic Over The Labor Day holiday will be heavy on Minnesota and Wisconsin highways, re- quiring motorists to use all she caution at their command. Drive carefully, "the life you save may be your the Minnesota Stale Highway Department warns. The two occupants of this car died early Friday in a collision with this large truck. Victims were Albert M. Clour, 28, and .Richard Aieuonaid, 31, both of St. Cloud, Minn. McDonald's body, covered with a white blanket, is at the left beside a rear wheel of the car. The truck driver, Harold Jorstad, 40, Thief River Falls, Minn., was not seriously hurt. Scene of the crash was a Highway 10 detour between St. Cloud and Sauk Rapids. (Note detour sign at upper (Associated Press photo) 275 American POWs Freed By Communists 110 Promised For Final Delivery By Reds Sunday rants Iran Aid Day njure 11 LITTLE FALLS, -Minn. bor Day eve brought injuries to 11 persons in seven accidents in- volving 18 vehicles in three hours 'stretch of U.S. 10 between Royal- ton and Little Falls. Highway patrolmen said it was one of the worst motor traffic tie- Aitkin Man First Holiday Fatality Friday night along a 10-mile j Ups ever recorded as hundreds of i cars jammed onto the two-lane con- crete, mostly headed north for the long holiday. Patrol cars were called in from a wide area as the series of wrecks blocked traffic so badly i ears were shunted onto a dirt road AITKIN, Minn, Wilde, that parallels No. 10 between here 87, rural Aitkin, became the first and Royalton. traffic casualty of the long Labor j the highway patrol were Day weekend when he was struck Titus Plettl and four depu- and fatally injured by a car whue tieSi Ljttie Faus police and fire- walking on Highway 169 near here j mcn> and ambulanee attendants, Friday night. Nancy Bates, Aitkin, driver of the car that struck him, told offi- cers she was blinded by the lights of an oncoming auto. TODAY S, D eooe Defers the latter operating what amounted to a shuttle service. Truck, 3 Cars Trouble started about 7 p. m. in a collision involving a truck and three cars about two miles south of here. Hospitalized in that crash were Oliver Corbett, 47, 930 Car- roll Ave., St. Paul, his 44-year-old Richard Vylla, 14, and Wil- By STAN CARTER PANMUNJOM W) A whopping 275 Americans streamed back to I freedom today and the Commu- Turner Turnpike hists promised to return another 110 tomorrow, the 33rd and final day of the big Korean War Prison- er exchange. The second and last Communist "bonus" delivery will boost the number of Americans repatriated to more than the Com- munists first promised to send back. Both sides announced today they would complete the exchange to- morrow. The final delivery probably in- cludes a small group of American Air Force and Marine pilots whom the Communists said "confessed" germ warfare charges. The Allies said they would turn back on the last day 137 Chinese and North Koreans, boosting the total repatriated to many more than the the U. N. Command first promised to return. The Communists also promised to release Sunday 1 South African, S British, 4 Turks, and 1 Japanese. This will raise to the num- ber of Allied POWs returned, 10 short of the the Communists said they would liberate. But the Reds have since said Long Heat Wave Hears End in Eastern States By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The nation's longest and most damaging heat wave in 20 years j niinute. neared an end today as cool air and While the Reds held back until Slightly Pickled CHANDLER, Okla. A portion of the Turner Turnpike between Oklahoma City and Tulsa was slightly pickled last night. A pickup truck overturned, splattering 32 cases of whisky over the road six miles west of here in "bone dry" Oklahoma. The driver, Mike Q. Carlton, 49, of Sallisaw, was .iailed without charge. Corporal 'Slick' Denies Informing On Fellow POWs more than 20 non-Korean and 300 Korean prisoners refused repatria- tion and will be turned over to the neutral nations repatriation com- mission for disposition. Both sides said the final figures would include all prisoners who want to return, including any who had changed their mind at the last By ROY ESSOYAN HONOLULU Cpl. "Slick" arrived in Hawaii yesterday home- ward bound from Tokyo and said "It was a mistake" that fellow showers headed into the eastern states. The extensive cool Canadian air mass which started its push into the Northern Plains Wednesday was expected to cover the entire eastern half of the country by to- night. The cooler air, moving south and eastward, yesterday spread through the lower Mississippi Val- ley and most of the upper Ohio Valley. Showers accompanied the cool air and temperatures through- out most of the mid continent dropped into the 60's and 70's after spread bacteria over North Korea, the U. N. Command was doing the same with the leaders of the bloody Koje Island POW camp riots. The U. N. Command would not confirm it officially, but Sunday's delivery presumably will include the riot leaders, including North Korean Col. Lee Hak Koo. 95% of Greek Isles Buildings Destroyed ATHENS, Greece Greek government said today an official war prisoners in North Korea were out to get him because he "ratted" on them to the Communists. A boy scarcely out of his teens, Slick looked young and a little scared. His hand shook as he held a cup of coffee and talked to a reporter at Hickam Air Force Base. "They called me Slick but it was a he said. "I never last the airmen they charged squealed on anybody to the Com- munists." Against Men Slick admitted there was animos- ity in camp against men who were friendly to their Communist cap- tors but he denied he was one of them. "I was friendly with everybody. They had nothing against he said. Slick confirmed he went AWOL six days from an Army hospital in Tokyo. He denied he was trying to run away from other liberated prisoners. "I went out and got drunk and missed my plane and decided to Snow And Sleet, bringing an early touch of winter as the East sweltered in a record heat wave, crested scenes like this on the Cooke City-Red-Lodge highway in Montana Wednesday. Traffic was halted and the northwest entrance to Yellowstone National Park closed for a time until plows cleared the way for tourists. The snow measured up to four inches in some spots. (AP Wire- photo to The Republican-Herald) from 90 to above 100. But there were many hot spots in the East Central and Eastern states again yesterday. The death toll from the hot weather increased liam Ziegler, 12, both of St. Cloud, I to at least 149. Crops, livestock and up to 11 days of readings ranging count showed that 95 per cent of j stay he said. Sy JOSEPH and STEWART ALSOP WASHINGTON What is the Eisenhower administration going to do about the air defense prob- lem? The country still seems largely problem even and Wilbur R. Hoskins, 41, Oquaw- ka, 111. The Corbetts were reported most seriously injured. i Officers said this first wreck helped spawn the others. It blocked the highway for miles, spurring the more anxious drivers to leave their own lanes. U. S. 10, a main transcontinental artery, serves as a gateway to many northern Min- j nesota lake resorts. I The second accident, a two-car i crash five miles to the south, three more into St. Ga- briel's Hospital here. They are: pasture lands suffered several mil- the buildings on the three quake- j returned voluntarily to the devastated Ionian Islands have hospital. collapsed or are damaged beyond repair. The islands, Zakinthos, Kefallin- ia and Ithaca, were rocked last month by a wave of violent lions of dollars damage during the tremors that killed an estimated persons and injured hundreds of others. unaware that Jhc proem p- Randall, Minn.; exists -ietthis question the s. JO winzieske, 18, Little Falls, Aa Irene Winzieske, 18, ject of increasingly anguished de-1 Edward bate within the highest Admmis- ,and Wrs- tduard tration circles. Ont informed is that the Administration .....j move less than halfway toward the kind of air defense effort propos-' ed by the Eisenhower-appointed Bull committee and a host of pre- i vious committees. Little Falls J. Turner, ue'ss believed to live near Bemidji. will i 3 More Victims Ambulances were called back almost immediately to carry in three more victims, from a lision six miles out Mr. Mrs. Herman Gensch, about. 60, prolonged spell of hot weather in areas from the Rockies to the At- lantic Seaboard. In Columbus, Ohio, the mercury climbed to 95.4 yesterday before arrival of the northerly breezes and showers which cracked the heat wave in Ohio, Early today, the reading was 60 and the fore- cast was for cooler weather. Tem- peratures dropped 13 degrees in 15 minutes in Cincinnati, which re- ported a high of 93. That was the general pattern of the weather throughout areas get- ting relief from the blistering heat. There was every indication the eastern hot belt was in line for the same treatment from the elements. Generally fair weather, with no rain, prevailed west of the Missis- col- sippi Valley except for showers in and East Texas and in northern Minne- sota and nearby areas. Instead of upping current air fie- i S9i Grand Ave., St. Paul, and their nse outlavs bv S3 to billion a 'daughter in law, Mrs. Milton i. _ :Gensch, 41. Federal Patrolmen reported several more I HoUSJnq Head Quits e r s o n s in the other crashes, a MILWAUKEE Anthony fense rear, air defense .may got an ad- ditional Si or SL: billion. With the Soviet air-atomic threat "rowing the time, this set-ms ratiier like throwing a rope half-way to a crowning mar.- Vet m view 01 the painful fiscal and political dilem- mas posed by the air prob- lem a hall-way compromise on the 'issue seems like a reasonable guess. The fiscal dilemma is obvious. In round Treasury stands to lose some 89 billion from prospective tax reductions. Tnc deficit for the current fiscal year is estimated at more than S3 bil- lion. This means cither now taxes, a heavily unbalanced budget, or P mostly of the rear-end variety, were treated from first carried in the patrol cars. A physician in the traffic jam, who refused to give his name, also helped to handle casualties. Car Crash Claims Virginia Couple VIRGINIA. Minn, w Mrs. Al- bcrt Sarell, 27, Virginia, who gave huge reductions in spending, above still birth to a child Friday, died P. aid kits Qawronski has resigned as state 'director of the Federal Housing Administration, effective Oct. 2. "I can't say I resigned volun- tarily, but I resigned, he said Friday. Gawronski, a former Democrat- ic state senator, said he had hoped the Republican administration would let him finish his five-year term. He took office Dec. 20, 1948, under the Truman administration. Slick said he had been questioned by military intelligence officers after his release but indicated he had been cleared. A Hickam intelligence officer .....broke up the conversation said Slick was not in any kind of 33 Million to Vote In Germany Sunday By DON DOANE BONN Germany Germany's national election campaign wound up' today as 33 million voters prepared to cast ballots in what looked to the outside world like a contest between Russia and To the average German, however, there was no clear-cut East- West choice such as recent Moscow and Washington statements would seem to imply. The United States, through Secre- tary of State Dulles, gave its bless- ing" Thursday to Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's pro-Western conserva- tive coalition government. Russia, through the official news agency Tass, called last night for the defeat of Adenauer and his Korean Ace Wins Bendix Air Race DAYTON, Ohio Maj. William T. Whisner, a Korean jet ace, .apparently won the 1953 Bendix program of rearmament in alliance j race today with an aver with the West. age Of m.p.h. for ash from Edwards the issue in tomorrow's parhamen- 1 Air Force Base ,n California to German voters who will decide j the l goo.miie with any chance of winning are anti-Communist. The opposition Socialists are just as strongly op- posed to Moscow as Adenauer's Christian Democrats, But to the outside world the dif- ference was this: The triumph of the 77-year-old Chancellor's Christian Democrats would commit West Germany to his program of raising German .What started out for the proposed West Eu- ropean army, a project the United It today and would go home just likeltary the most municipal airport. other returning POWs. nificant election in postwar Europe sced a Trip to Funeral Ends in St. Paul 1 mark just a shade less than m.p.h. faster than the record set in 1951 when Col. Keith K, Compton Acts to Prevent Any Alignment With Russians President Urges End to Dispute Over Oil Riches By MARVIN L. ARROWSMITH DENVER Eisen- hower today granted the new government of Iran 45 million dollars in emergency economic aid in an obvious move to prevent any Iranian alignment with Russia. The President acted just 10 days after Prime Minister Fazollah Za- hedi appealed to him for swift assistance, saying Iran's treasury was empty and that money was needed urgently to enable the coun- try "to emerge from a state of economic and financial chaos." i Last Tuesday Eisenhower made public a reply assuring Zahedi the United States would give "sympa- thetic consideration" to his appeal. Today the summer White House issued this statement: "In response to a request for urgent assistance from the new government of Iran, the President has made available on an emer- gency basis 45 million dollars which will be used for the immed- iate economic assistance Iran in accordance with the procedures of the Foreign Operations Admin- istration under the Mutual Secur- ity Act. "This amount is in addition to existing United States technical assistance and military programs in Iran. "There is great need for immed- iate assistance to1 restore a mea- sure of stability and establish a foundation for greater economic development and improvement In the living standards for all the people of Iran. "It is hoped that, with our assis- tance, there will be an increase in the internal stability of Iran which will allow the development of a healthy economy to which an early effective use of Iran's rich resources will contribute." Clear Reference That was a clear reference to Iranian oil and the dispute with Great Britain which has shut off the supply, despite U.S. efforts to help arrange a settlement. ST. PAUL (.-PI to be a trip to a funeral at North- Gen. William F. Dean looked askance as he disembarked from a BIT on arrival at Handea airport in Tokyo to- day. He was released Friday by" the Reds after spending 3 years in Communist prison camps. (AP Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald) all for defense. Short of new taxes, the budget President Eisenhower must present to Congress next January cannot even approach a balance today of injuries suffered in an automobile accident that also killed her 26-year-old husband. The accident occurred late Thursday when the Sarell car went unless the defense budget is reduc- lout of control and plunged into a ed well below biiliun. A do-'wooded area along Highway 169 fense budqct under S30 billion can- about 10 miles north of Virginia. not conceivably include the kind of air defense appropriation? which the Bull commiiU-i- ami its half dozen predecessors have proposed as the minimum essential for the national security. The political dilemma derives, of course, from this fiscal dilem- ma. A heavily unbalanced budget will be attacked effectively by the Democratic opposition, with ninny a quotation from canpaign-timo Republican premises. Any attempt to raise new taxes will be attack- ed even more Yet a failure to deal at all with the air defense probii'm. which has been dramatically highlighted by (Continued on Page 5, Column 5) men would ALSOPS morning. The car rolled over several times. The couple had no children. Triple funeral services will be held here Wednesday, 38 More Freed POWs Arrive Back in U. S. TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. more form- er prisoners of war arrived early today from Honolulu. They were expected to be aboard planes for service hospitals in var- ious parts of the nation by late afternoon. The Air Force said names of the be released later this Fair Officials Hoping For Record Weekend ST. PAUL officials the Minnesota State Fair were ready today for what they hoped would be a record attendance over the Labor Day weekend. Spurred by cooler weather, of i visitors marched strong through the gates Friday, about that .same day field ended in death for a 3-year- old St. Paul girl and injury to four other persons today when two auto- mobiles collided at Lexington Ave. and Randolph St. today. The dead girl was Mary Eliza- beth Ellsworth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Ellsworth, 1066 West 7th St., St. Paul. The girl's parents suffered leg fractures and head injuries. Mr, and Mrs. John Maher, 844 Arm- strong Ave.. St. Paul, riding with the Ellsworths also suffered seri- ous injuries. Two sailors, occupants of the second car escaped serious injury. They are Lawrence Lindahl Jr., 19, of 907 Parkview Place, and Roger Urbanski, 19, of 941 Frank Place. Lindahl, who was driving, and Urbanski were enroute home to St. Paul from Hutchinspn, Kan, Navy Air Station on a holiday leave. Po- lice said Lindahl told them he fail- ed to see a stop sign. The heavy impact crash hurled all occupants of the Ellsworth car to the pavement. The girl's body was found 30 feet from the wreck- age. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST streaked 553.86 m.p.h, in an Ed wards AFB-to-Dctroit dash. No race was held in 1952. All 10 of the Air Force officers in the race finished without mis- i hap, although one plane "flamed out" about 100 miles from the finish. Shortly after overthrew the Iranian royalists government of Prime Minister Mossadegh Aug. 17 Winona and Fair and cool tonight. Sunday fair and aUVVt: LUdL OdlllS utlj a J-cdL Total admissions, at P'e-nt. Low temperature Monday. No Paper Monday The Republican-Herald will omit publication Monday, Sept. 7, Labor Day, as has been its custom for many years. Regular newscasts of inter- national, national, state and area news will be carried regu- larly over the long weekend by "Radio Station KWNO-AM and FM. ago. Friday night, were less than under those tallied for the first seven days of the 1952 exposition. Outstate visitors were thronging into the grounds early, lured by the added attraction of the annual 4-H Club livestock show, centering on dairy animals. In place as the gates opened to- day were 600 dairy calves, 100 beef cattle and 40 dual purposes ani- mals. After passing inspection by junior judging teams, the live ex- hibits were to be evaluated under spotlights tonight at a Dairy Day program drome. slated for the Hippo-- LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 73; minimum, 52; noon, 71; precipitation, none; sun sets tonight at 'sun rises to- morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER (No. Central Observations) Max. temp. 75 at noon, Min. 48 at a.m. Noon clouds at feet, visibility 15 miles, wind 12 miles per hour from west southwest, barometer 29.94, States supports. A Socialist victory, however, would bring in a policy of unarmed neutrality in the cold war, which Moscow demands. For most Germans, however, the main question was: Which policy offers the most hope of achieving that alljGerman dream of reuniting both the Soviet-occupied East zone and West Germany in peace and freedom? Tass said last night that the mo- ment Adenauer achieves his goal of a Western military alliance "it will become impossible to revive the unity of Germany." Dulles declared Adenauer's de- feat would be disastrous for the prospects of German unification. Although observers generally de- clined to speculate on the outcome of the voting, at least one thing seemed certain; the Communist party won't win. The German Red organization has grown so weak during the cold war that it may not even carry one of the 484 parliamentary seats at stake. Apparently realizing their weak- ness, the Communists switched ur- ing the campaign's last week to plans of violence and sabotage de- signed to wreck the election. Thousands of tough Red agents were sent in from East Germany to raid polling booths, steal ballot boxes, attack election officials and incite riots. West German federal police ar- rested over agents and mob- ilized four million volunteer youths and athletes to help guard the polls against attacks by any agents who might have slipped through the police net. Hen Peck Kills Child BRESCIA. Italy 13-month- old baby, 'Franco Nodari, was killed yesterday by a hen. The baby was playing with chickens at the village of Carpenedolo when and returned Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlevi to power, the Shah said Iran was broke, had to have immediate financial aid and was willing to accept it from any coun- try, including Russia. A few days later Zahedi appealed The pilot, Capt. James i to Eisenhower for aid. The prompt- El Centro, Calif., with which the President re- the finish line on his mo- i sponded underscored the impor- mentum, then hit the starter but- ton and got enough power 1o land safely, lance keepin this country attaches to Iran and its rich oil de- posits out of the Soviet orbit. Wc5l aUULJI steady, humidity 42 per cent. the hen pecked him on the temple. Peter Chrouser, 19 months old, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Chrouser, Stratford, Wis., today sat astride a play horse that keeps him in the backyard. He is one young man who has decided definitely to wait awhile before trying autos again. In a neighbor's car borrowed for the junket he ripped through a baseball field, slid past home plate, and lopped into a five-foot-deep stream Friday. His mother pulled him out unharmed. The car suffered a lot. (AP Wirephoto to The' Republican-Herald)
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