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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 30, 1953, Winona, Minnesota                              Yanks Off to Early Lead in First World Series Game Pack Yank Park For Opener Reynolds and Erskine Start, Weather Ideal World Series Lineups BROOKLYN Gtlllam ......2b Heesa........ ss Snldtr....... cf Robinson If Campanella c Hodges Ib Puriilo Cox.......... 3b Collins Bauer Berra Mantle Woodllng Martin RiZKUto 3b Ib ri Erskine .......p Reynolds p Umpires Grieve (ALl plate; Stew- art (NLl first base: Hurley IAD .sec- ond base: Gore (NLt third base; Das- coll iNL) rlghtficlci foul line; Soar (AL) Mt field :oul line. By JOE REICHLER YANKEE STADIUM, New York greatest spectacle returned to its most familiar scene today as the New York Yankees took a 5-1 fifth inning lead over the Brooklyn Dodgers in opening game of the 1953 World Series in Yankee Stadium before a capacity crowd of some spectators. Only about 50 persons stood in line all night for the S2 bleacher seats, as compared with 300 or >so in former years. All reserved seats, costing S7, and box seats, costing have been sold. As usual, New York hotels were full to capacity and.tickets for the series were being sold on the black market at a great premium. There were reports of offers of up to for single seats in good locations. Police arrested three men at a ticket agency Tuesday and con fiscated 141 series tickets after a police captain reported he arrang- ed to buy for two strips of tickets for the games at Ebbetts Field with a total face value of The first two games will be played at Yankee Stadium and .on Friday the 15-cent subway series (a contrast to the old "nickel" ser ies) shifts to Ebbetts Field in Brooklyn for the third and fourth games in the best four-out-of-sev- en contest. The fifth game, if need- ed, wHl also be at Ebbetts Field, whereupon the series moves back to Yankee Stadium for the sixth and seventh. The first regular World Series took place in 1903 when the Bos- ton Red Sox of the American League defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League 5 games to 3. The play-by-play story of today's game follows: FIRST INNING DODGERS Gilliam waited out a full count, then slashed a single through Reynolds' legs into center field. Reese lifted a soft fly to Bauer in short right. Snider went out on a high chopper to Martin, Gilliam reaching second. Robin- son went out on a pretty play by Eizzuto who came in fast. No runs, one hit, no errors, one left. YANKEES McDougald sent a soft pop up to Gilliam behind first base. Collins walked on four straight pitches, Bauer's curving liner to right center got by Snider and rolled to the wall for a triple, scoring Collins with the first run of the game. Berra went down swinging. Erskine walked Mantle on four pitches. Erskine's eighth successive ball put Woodling on and loaded the bases. Martin swung at a 1-1 pitch and slammed a 400- foot triple over Robinson's head in left center, clearing the bases. Riz- zuto, the eighth batter of the in- ning, rapped a two-bouncer to Cox who threw to Hodges for the out. Four runs, two hits, no errors, one left. SECOND INNING Fair, Cooler Tonight; Fair, Warmer Thursday VOLUME 53, NO. 190 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, WEDNESDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 30, 1953 TWENTY-FOUR PAGES Warren Named Chief Justice Today's World Series Game 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 R H E Brooklyn N. York s- r r .-_ The Dodgers' Junior Gilliam took the first ball pitched by Allie Reynolds, New York righthander, as the 1953 World Series got under way today at Yankee Stadium in New York. The pitch was low for a balL The umpire is Bill Grieve and the Yanks' catcher is Yogi Berra. Gilliam eventually singled for the first hit of the Series. Ball Is mid- way to the plate in this shot (AP Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald) U.S. Ready to Send More Arms To Aid French WASHINGTON The United States is nearly ready to sign a new agreement with France pledg- ing 385 million dollars in added American military contributions to help crush the Communist threat ID Indbchina, A formal announcement is ex- 1 pected sometime today, climaxing weeks of intensive French-Ameri- can strategy discussions. The deal would back up a 400 million dollar sum voted by Con- gress earlier this year to finance guns, ammunition, planes and equipment needed to continue the seven-year-old Indochina struggle, The French government report- edly has promised: 1. To move nine battalions of regular French army troops from Europe to Indochina to reinforce DODGERS-ReynoYoV third pitch I some m'm French al- hit Campanella. Hodges filed to I ready battling the Communist-led Woodling in short left. Furillo was j guerrillas. fooled on a called third strike. 2- To Srant complete, visible in- Cox doubled into left field, send- j dependence to the three Indochina ing Campanella to third. Wayne states of Laos, Cambodia and Viet Nam in order to build up anti- Communist support among the In- dochinese people. 3. To step up the training of ___ _ ____ _ ___loyal Indochinese armies by bor- righ't bander, took the" mound some of the techniques Belardi, a left handed batter, went in to hit for Erskine but went down swinging. No runs, one hit, no errors, two left. Hughes, a bi the Dodgers and Joe Black began I limbering up in the Dodger bull j pen. Reynolds struck out. Mc- Reese who flipped to Gilliam, forc- ing Reynolds. No runs, one hit, two errors, two left. Douglas bounced out, Reese to Hodges. Reese raced behind second base to gather in Collins' broken bat pop up. No runs, no hits, no errors none left. THIRD INNING struck out. walked. Snider struck out. Robinson went out on a soft liner to Martin. No runs, no hits, no errors, one left. was called out on strikes. Berra struck out. but had to be thrown out when Cam- panella dropped the third strike. Mantle singled sharply to right. Mantle was out attempting to steal, Campanella to Reese. No runs, one hit no errors, none left. FOURTH INNING DODGERS Campanella pop- ped to Rizzuto. Reynolds sneaked over a third called strike on Hod- ges. Furillo walked. Cox flied to Bauer in center field. No runs, no hits, no errors, one left. YANKEES Woodling flied to Snider in center. Martin dropped a bunt a few feet from the plate and beat Hughes' hurried throw to first. Furillo's return throw bounc- ed past third baseman Billy Cox and Martin advanced to third. With the Dodger infield drawn in, Riz- World zuto sent a one-bouncer to Reese made a nice stop of Mantle's grass who threw "him- out, as Martin I cutter to retire the batter with a held third. Reynolds walked on a snap throw to Hodges One run, 3-1 pitch. McDougald rolled to one hit, no errors, none left. by American 'forces in train- equipping the South Ko- rean army. The new weapons purchased with American aid will enable the French loyal Indochinese, it is hoped, later to mount their own end-the-war offensive and wipe out the Communist forces within a two- year period. FIFTH INNING DODGERS Hughes took a third called strike. Gilliam ham- mered a home run into the lower right field stands, hitting Reynolds' first pitch. Bauer raced into the right field corner for Reese's bid for an extra base blow. rammed a hit over Martin's head WEATHER. FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and and somewhat cooler tonight, light frost in deep valleys. Thursday fair and warmer. Low tonight 40 in city, 36 in country, high Thursday afternoon 78. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 86; minimum, 47; noon, 71; precipitation, none; sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER (No. Central Observations) Max. temp. 82 at p.m. Tues- day, min. 43 at a.m. today. Noon clear, visibility 15 miles, wind calm, barometer, 30.29 steady, humidity 49 per cent. Word Awaited From Kidnapers In Kansas City KANSAS' CITY MV-Cold-blooded kidnapers, apparently adopting de- laying tactics, today kept the fate of 6 year-old Bobby Greenlease from his anguished parents. .The child, son of a millionaire automobile dealer, was abducted two days ago while attending clas- ses at the French Institute of Notre Dame De Sion, a private school. A spokesman for the family said no contact with the person or per- sons holding the boy had been made. The father, Robert C. Longshoremen's Strike in N.Y. Seems Certain NEW YORK W) The world's largest port girded today for a longshoremen's strike, which ap- peared inevitable with the deadline only hours away. The walkout threat cast a shadow of possibly serious economic con- sequences for New York and other ports from Portland, Maine, to Hampton Roads, Va. New York's mammoth port also was concerned with the possibility of violence between two rival dock unions during a strike. Police re- inforced details along wharves. The union the In- ternational Longshoremen's Asso- ciation recently ousted by the AFL, against the new Inter- national Longshoremen's Associa- tion, AFL turn the strike into one of the bloodiest waterfront struggles in years. A wage contract dispute between the now-independent ILA and the New York Shipping Association, representing 170 companies, is at the root of the strike threat. The deadline is midnight tonight. Not Involved The ILA-AFL is not involved in this contract fight, but the new union is making a determined bid to win over the ILA rank-and-file and may try to keep its adherents here at work, A strike would be a test of strength between the two groups. The AFL chartered the new union after ousting the ILA last week for failure to purge itself of racketeering elements.' ILA demands for a 13-cent-an- hour package wage-welfare boost were rejected last night by the employers' association, which promptly appealed to President Ei- Greenlease, has said he believes senhower to invoke the national professional criminals are in-! emergency provisions of the Taft- volved, making it more likely Bob-1 Hartley Labor Act to block the by will be released unharmed. strike- However, it probably would Police reported they had ob- tained no new information that would lead them to believe they are on the right trail. take about a week to obtain any action, in the form of an 80-day injunction, under the law. Shippers Henze Charged With 1st Degree Manslaughter Arraignment Delayed Until Thursday for Legal Conference A charge of first degree man- slaughter this morning was filed against Norman Henze, 32, 1057 E. 4th St., one of the participants in a Saturday evening fight on West 5th street. Henze was arrested by police Sunday morning after the other principal, Harry Verdick, 39, 1067 E. 5th St., died of a skull fracture apparently suffered when he fell on a sidewalk at West 5th and North Baker streets after being struck by Henze. The charge was contained in a formal complaint prepared by County Atty. W. Kenneth Nissen and signed by Chief Police A. J. Bingold. Contents of Complaint The complaint stated, in part, that Henze "without a design to effect death under circumstances amounting to murder in any de- gree and while engaged in commit- ting a misdemeanor affecting the person of Harry Verdick did kill the said Harry Verdicfc by striking (him) on the body, face and chin with his clenched hands and fists causing him to fall to a sidewalk and strike his head (who) did thereby die." Henze, who has been held in the city jail since Sunday morning, was accompanied -by bis wife in the courtroom this morning. After the formal complaint had been read, Judge E. D. Libera ex- plained that because of the serious- ness of the charge, a plea could not be entered in the municipal court. Rights Pointed Out He pointed out that such proceed- ings would be a matter for con- sideration by the District Court but that the defendant was entitled to a preliminary hearing in the lower court. Judge Libera stated that the pur- pose of such a hearing or examin- ation would be to determine whe- ther the offense alleged in the complaint did occur and whether there were reasonable grounds to believe the defendant responsible. The court added, after his ex- planation, that perhaps Henze would prefer to consult with an attorney before he made any deci- sion as to whether or not he wished to have the preliminary hearing. "Oh, of course, I'll have to see an attorney about Henze re- plied. "In that Judge Libera said, "we'll continue this matter for another day to give you time to contact an attorney." Bond Set at The court continued the case un- til Thursday morning and, at the recommendation of County Atty. Nissen, set the bond at In default of posting the bond, the defendant will be held in the city jail. Henze's arrest followed the death at a. m. Sunday of Verdick who was found, at a post mortem (Continued on Page 21, Column 4) MANSLAUGHTER 2 British Warships Collide in Maneuvers LONDON MV-Two British warships, part of a mock enemy strik- ing force attacking NATO shipping, smashed together early today near Iceland. The admiralty said the ships had reported 32 sailors injured. The ships were the cruiser Swiftsure and the fleet destroyer Diamond. The British Assn. said preliminary reports disclosed fire broke out on the Swiftsure after the crash but quickly was brought un- :Severe" damage to No Retail Sales Tax Contemplated, Eisenhower Says der control "Severe" damage to the cruiser was centered on the starboard side near the bridge structure, it added. The Diamond was damaged for- ward, the press association re- ported. The crash occurred before dawn 80 miles south of Iceland. The Navy said both ships had with- drawn from the vast Allied exer- cises, Operation Mariner, now ranging over the North Atlantic and North Sea. The task force including the British ships, was due to rendez- vous today with the main body of the fleet that includes the U. S. battleship Iowa and British, Cana- dian and American aircraft car- riers. Britain's only battleship in active service, the Vanguard, was leading the small British force. The Swiftsure, which carries a I peacetime complement of 855 men, was playing the part of a sea I raider, similar to the role of the famed Nazi cruiser Scharnhorst which terrorized Allied shipping in the North Atlantic and North Sea during World War II. The admiralty spokesman said the movements of the Swiftsure and the Diamond "are not known precisely, but undoubtedly they will be docking for survey." Vishinsky Warns U.N. to Korean Decision WASHINGTON (ff) President Eisenhower said today his admin- istration has no intention of pro- posing a retail sales tax. He did not rule out, however, the possibil- ity of a manufacturer's excise tax. In a brief news conference dis- cussion, Eisenhower declined to predict whether it might be neces- sary for the administration to ask for new taxes of some kind to Change j UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. If) Chief Soviet delegate Andrei Y. Vishinsky told the United Nations 'today "there was no possibility of hoping" that the proposed Korean political conference will meet un- less the U.N. reconsiders its pre- vious decision. Vishinsky referred to a U.N, de- cision taken last month to exclude neutrals from the c o n f e r e n c e, scheduled to open by Oct. 28. The fiery Russian demanded that the 60-nation political committee take up immediately a debate on suggestions from Communist China and North Korea that India and other neutrals be invited and Rus- sia be asked to sit in also as a neutral. He heaped scorn on a proposal by chief U.S. delegate Henry Ca- bot Lodge Jr., that the conference could decide for itself whether to invite some neutral powers. Before the meeting, the United States and Britain were confident they had enough votes to prevent reopening of debate on the ques- tion. Whether Vishinsky's warning on possible collapse of conference plans would have an adverse effect was not immediately apparent. its levy scheduled for Jan. 1. Under present law, individual in- come taxes are due to come down 10 per cent with the new year. The administration has said this will go through as scheduled. Eisenhower covered a variety of subjects in the news conference, his first in 10 weeks. On other subjects, the President: 1. Said that barring unforeseen developments, the administration does not expect a special session of Congress to be called for action on raising the debt limit. 2. Called Russia's hydrogen bomb progress a matter of the greatest significance calling for prayerful study by the United States, but said he is not ready to assay pub- licly the effect the Soviet develop- ment might have on this country's defense spending program. 3. Said the imminence of a dock strike in the New York harbor area has been called officially to his attention and the matter has been referred to the Labor De- partment for study. 4. Said he had no comment on when he will be ready to name a successor to Martin P. Durkin as Secretary of Labor, but took sharp issue with Durkin's conten- tion that the president broke an agreement to support proposed changes in the Taft-Hartley law. Eisenhower said that to his know- ledge he has never broken an agreement with associates. 5. Repeated that he has no plans to go into individual states in sup- port of individual Republican can- didates for state offices. Governor of California Ike's Choice for Post To Begin Career On Supreme Court- Bench on Monday WASHINGTON UP) President Eisenhower today named Gov. Earl Warren of California to Chief Justice of the United States. The President told his news con- ference the 62-year-old Warren, Republican, will make a great chief justice, and that he will on the bench of the high court when it ojtens its fall session Mon- day. The recess appointment of War- ren as successor to the late Chief Justice Fred M. Vinson is subject to Senate confirmation when Con- gress reconvenes in January. Vin- son died of a heart attack Sept. 8. Warren's appointment had been so widely predicted that the Presi- dent, in announcing it, remarked offset reduction of income taxes that'he was confirming something and elimination of the excess prof- that Was hardly news. In Sacramento, Gov. Warren to- day accepted the nomination. "The President has designated me to be Chief Justice of the Su- preme Court and I have wired him Gov. Earl Warren my humble Warren said in a statement. Integrity, Honesty The president described Warren as a man with a reputation for integrity, honesty and middle of the road politics. He went on to say the new chief justice is experienced in govern- ment and in the lav; that he is healthy and strong. The self-made lawyer son of 6. Said he does not know at this I Scandinavian immigrants. Warren time whether the postponed Ber-jhas combined programs of social muda conference of the heads of' state from the United States, Brit- ain and France will be rescheduled. Reds List Onamia Gl As Dead in POW Camp WASHINGTON Ifl-Cpl. Freddie A, Kvale, Onamia, Minn., was listed by the Defense Department today as one of six additional gains and a jovial personality to win three terms as governor. The feet 1 inch, weighing 215 never been a judge. But he made a repu- tation as a vigorous crime prose- cutor during 14 years as district attorney of big Alameda County and 4 years as state attorney gen- eral. Warren has never lost an elec- tion in more than 30 years of public service. He began being talked prison camp. Piccard, Son Go Down 2 Miles Into Sea to Set New Record over arns ea and with a great burst of speed, mght should the need anse" stretched it into a double, coming Robert Ledterman, a business as- in ahead of Bauer's wide throw, sociate and spokesman for the fam- Robinson walked on four pitches, ily, said the whereabouts of the Campanella flied deep to Wood- i child is a mystery. have made an 854-cent package offer to the longshoremen, whose through a banker present basic wage is S2.27 an arrangements to ob- j hour. of the day or j ling in left some ten feet in front of the left field railing. One run, two hits, no errors, two left. YANKEES Collins flied to Sni- der. Bauer lofted to Furillo. Ber- ra slammed a home run into the lower right field stands, his fifth "We have received about eight telephone calls during the day from cranks who say they have the Ledterman said yesterday, "I talk to the persons making the calls and ask them questions about the appearance of the boy or what he was wearing. "That ends the conversations be- cause they don't know the an- swers." Farm Talk Slated For Delavan Meet DELAVAN, Minn. W) Minne- sota farmers expect to learn more about the Eisenhower administra- tion's agricultural program in a talk here Oct. 10 by one of its leaders. John H. Davis, assistant secre- tary of agriculture and president of the Commodity Credit Corp., will make the principal address at the first Minnesota contest for mechanical corn pickers. ABOARD THE CORVETTE FENICE, off Italy Hi _ Prof. Auguste Piccard and his son, Jacques, rode their 52-foot diving jox "Trieste" deeper into the sea :oday than living man ever has gone to a depth of almost two miles. The Italian Navy said the Swiss- born scientist, conqueror of the stratosphere, and his son touched the bottom of the Tyrrhenian Sea in the record plunge of or feet. That plunge a little more than doubled the rscord of meters feet) too French Naval of- ficers set Aug. 12 off Toulon. The Italian Navy said the dive took two hours and 12 minutes. Two Navy corvettes stood by as the. Piccards dropped into the depths, culminating months of trials and frustrations in their stubby diving boat. It was the second dive made by the pair in the Tyrrhenian.. Last month, the diving boat went down to a depth of feet and then hit bottom. Here's. The 50-Foot Diving Box, Trieste, in which Professor Piccard and his son, Jacques, plunged to a record feet to the bottom of the Tyrrhenian Sea today. The descent was made off Ponza Island, Italy, and was deeper than ever before reached by living man. This picture was made during a.recent test. The men in the picture are not identified. (AP Wirephoto to The Republican- Herald) Americans reported by the Com- j about for the presidency in t h e munists to have died in a Korean) He refused to be considered for the vice presidential nomina- in 1944, but ran for vice president on the losing ticket with Gov. Thomas E. Dewey of New York in 1948. Social Progress In 1946 Warren swept both the Republican and Democratic nomi- nations for governor in the pri- maries under California's cross-fil- ing system. No other candidate for that office had ever done so. Some of Warren's critics have contended his policies border on socialism. Neutrals have called him a middle-of-the-roader. He terms himself a progressive Re- publican trying to keep up with the times. In one of his campaign speeches he said: "I am convinced the American people are not Socialists and will not tolerate socialistic government. but they are definitely committed to social progress." The Warrens were married in 1925. She was a widow with a son; James, who is now 34. The other Warren children are Virginia, 24; Earl Jr., 23; Dorothy, 22; Nina 19, and Bobby, 18. Warren was raised in the Metho- dist church, now attends the Bap- tist church, Impellitteri to Run As Independent Again NEW YORK Mayor Vincent R. Impellitteri has entered the mayoral race again as an inde- pendent candidate. 1   

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