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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 15, 1953, Winona, Minnesota                              Fair, Rather Mild Tonight And Friday Support Your Community Chest VOLUME 53, NO. 203 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 15, 19S3 Democrats Set For California Test Nov. 10 Party Flushed By Victory In Wisconsin By WILLIAM F. ARBOGAST WASHINGTON Flushed by an upset victory in Wisconsin, Democrats trained their campaign guns today on a special con- gressional election in California Nov. 10. And some Republicans, shinned by Tuesday's reversal that saw a Wisconsin House seat go to the Democrats for the first time, talked of calling on the White House for help. The California election is for the House scat vacated when Republi- can Morris Pouison resigned to be- come mayor of Los Angeles. It's in a district that in recent years has been normally Republican but has swung to the Democrats from time to time. Two Republicans and two Democrats are seeking Poul- son's seat. Even Chance "We have better than an even chance to win it.v said a top Dem- j ocratic strategist, asking not to be j DEFIANCE, Ohio (.Tt-President Eisenhower began a political hay- toanbe better''t'han6 they'were6 in I making tour of the Midwest farm belt with a brief appearance today a cornerstone laying ceremony at Defiance College. He is stopping here to call on his old friend, Kevin McCann, Excise Tax Bad As Sales Levy, Sen. Wiley Says Senator Terms Proposal Threat to Mass Purchasing The Grand Champion Guernsey, Merry Song of Hagan Farm, Muncielein, 111., placidly received congratulations of Mary Ellen Jenks, 20, Wisconsin Alice in Dairyland queen and official hostess at the International Dairy Show at the International Amphitheater in Chicago Wednesday night. (UP Telephoto) Ike Sampling GOP idwest Sentiment Wisconsin, where we make a good showin expect to win." hoped a but didn't! i :Peft to, Wln'" I president of the college, but from here on out, his trip is strictly A top House Ropuohcan said his j information was that the California contest "may go either way." "We are going to lose that one and many more in next year's gen- eral elections unless we get busy and really get to he added. Rep. Keating (R-NY) said Tues- day's Wisconsin election sending Democrat Lester Johnson to the House to replace the late Merlin F. Hull, veteran Republican, "was business. His five-state swing comes at a time when his stock with the farm- ers is in danger. Some are fret-" ting about administration agricul-] tural policies. Some persons were expect- 1 ed to swell this northwestern Ohio college town (population to greet the President on the first one of the best things that could j stop of his six-day trip. have happened to the Republicans at this time." "It may wake up the party and arouse us from our he said. "It should be plain that we are gomj to take a beating next year unless we get out and work and do something." Keating said it may be neces- sary for President Eisenhower to take an active part in next year'r congressional campaigning if the Republicans hope to retain their narrow margin of cor.trol in the House. New Lineup The House lineup now is 218 Re- publicans, 214 Democrats, 1 inde- pendent and 2 vacancies, both pre- viously held by Republicans. Another special election is slated in New Jersey next month to fill the House vacancy caused by the resignation of Clifford Case, Re- publican. Even optimistic Democrats aren't making advance victory claims in this but after what happened in Wisconsin they haven't given up hope. Post-mortems continued on the Wisconsin election, in which John- son handily defeated Republican Arthur Padrutt. GOP National Chairman Leo- nard W. Hall, conceding the out- come was "not blamed complacency and said he hoped it would "wake up a few people." Rep. Chelf (D-Ky) and Sen. Olin D. Johnston (D-SC) attributed the result to what they called lack of positive action by Secretary of Ag- riculture Benson. "Secretary Benson is a member of the lip and jaw Chelf said. "He goes around making I He was scheduled to lay the cor- nerstone of the building which will become the Anthony Wayne Li- brary of Early American Studies, The visit was a request of Mc- Cann, author of an Eisenhower Low Rent Public Housing Termed Basic Necessity MILWAUKEE rent pub- STEVENS POINT, Wis. proposals could do more harm for American mass consumption than a national sales tax and a man- ufacturers excise tax would be "just as Sen. Wiley (R- Wis) said today. Wiley, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, de- clared a sales tax "would cut into the purchases of products at the very time when our economy has already hit some bumps in the road and when it is essential that the road be smoothed by providing increased rates in "the state, for increased, rather than decreas-i _. on ed sales." I The wl11 at He made the statements in a a. m. in the state office building, speech prepared for delivery be-! The phone company Wednesday fore the Wisconsin Association of asked increascs that would aver- Cooperatives convention. Wiley claimed the sales tax Danvers Suspect Caug would fall heaviest on those who can least afford it. He said Presi- dent Eisenhower has not ruled out the possibility of a manufacturers' excise tax. "A manufacturer's excise tax is just as bad, and in some degrees, worse than a retail sales Wil- ey declared. He said the excise tax would be "pyramided" by the time it got down to the retail level. i Turning to foreign policy, Wiley again attacked the proposed Brick- er Amendment which would limit i Telephone Rate Hearing Nov. 17 ST. PAUL UPi The Minnesota Railroad and Warehouse Commis- sion today scheduled a hearing for Nov. 17 on the application by the Northwestern Bell Telephone Co. age about 60 cents per month for each phone. Slovene Schools Close as Tension Mounts in Trieste certain treaty making powers of the President. biography and a great help to the 'day as the only meeting said. Wiley added: "This document would cripple the treaty-making power. It would paralyze the executive branch in its foreign relations. It is strange indeed that there are quite a few folks in our country who are strongly anti-Communist, who have taken to their hearts this amend- lic housing was described Wednes- j ment which would be welcomed By WEBB MCKINLEY The Bricker proposal poses one! .TRIESTE (fl- Anti-Yugoslav of the most dangerous threats brought a protest today from er made to the Constitution, _ President in the preparation of his book "Crusade in Europe." After an hour here, Eisenhower planned to leave by train-for the Toledo airport, where he will board his private plane for a flight to Kansas City. His Kansas City appearance will be before the Future Farmers of America tonight. He is on the program there a lew hours after his agriculture secretary, Ezra Taft Benson. Benson is under fire by Mid- west farmers, some of whom claim he is talking too much and doing too little about drought relief, long-Term Farm Prospects Bright, Benson Tells FFA KANSAS CITY of Agriculture Benson said today the long-term prospects for agriculture are bright despite the current drop in farm prices and income. And, in remarks prepared for the Future Farmers of America, he said government farm pro- grams are going to be "geared to more realistic production." j. i In' his prepared text, Benson speeches instead of tending madfi no to possible to his knitting here. political effects of the drop in Johnston accused Benson of "do- j farm prjceS) wnjch began more nothingness" and said: "If Presi- j than a year ago Tuesday's upset dent Eisenhower doesn't change j Democratic victory in a special his secretary of agriculture, and j House election in Wisconsin has do it soon, he will sink with him." been attributed, in part, to dis- I satisfaction with Eisenhower ad- ministration farm policy. Pressing Problem The secretary said the Mysterious Parcel In Case the housing needs of families in low income brackets. The statement was made by Bor- is Shishkin of the American Feder- ation of Labor national headquar- ters' in a speech read before the National Association of Housing of- ficials convention. Bert Seidman, an AFL staff economist, delivered the speech for Shishkin, who'was unable to come here from Wash- ington. Shishkin is secretary of the AFL's housing committee. Housing needs .of the higher in- come groups have been met for the most part, Shishkin said, but "only by providing housing within the means of the groups who still need housing will it be possible to maintain the rate of construction required to fully meet the nation's housing needs." Shishkin said Federal Reserve Board figures show the annual in- come of the bottom 25 per cent of American families is less than 000. The average U, S. family pays no more than 15 per cent of its income for housing, he said, but even if it paid 20 per cent it could afford a monthly housing cost of only "Not even the staunchest defend- ers of the private home building in- dustry would contend that new housing is available to low income families at that level of world Communism. Why? Be- .t D power of the United States govern- ment in dealing with the Com- munist menace on the world scene, What a gift to Malenkov, Mao, and Dulles in London for Peace Talks Halloween Mask; economic mis here and the closing of all Slovene schools as tension mounted in the disputed port city. Civil police kept a sharp watch to prevent a repetition of the vio- lence Wednesday night during which Italians and Slovenes clash- ed with fists and umbrellas and pro-Italians broke furniture and windows at the economic group's headquarters. Delegation Secretary Veli- mir Mijovic delivered the protest note personally to Maj. Gen. Sir John H. Winterton, British chief of the Allied military government. The accused the territory's police force of "failing to protect" the Yugoslav building. The Slovene schools closed in protest against the riot. A police communique said three persons were slightly injured in the disturbances Wednesday night. One of the casualties was an un- identified Allied official of the police. The night's disturbances started with a demonstration against hand- ing over Zone A to Italy. The rally defied an Allied ban on pub- lic meetings. As persons demonstrated watched, small fights Rising Atomic cloud meets dawn sun nearly ten minutes after detonation of Britain's second atomic test in Australia. (Story on Page 16) (UP Radiophoto) Churchill Wins Nobel Prize in Literature peace British Foreign Secretary Edefi and French Foreign Minister Bi- Shishkin declared. "This audience I a conference of well knows that these are the fam-1 LONDON ffl-U. S. Secretary of I and State Dulles flew to London today j broke out between umbreua.swing- for "save the peace" talks with Jtalians and SIovenes. Some 300 police broke up the u demonstration but about 160 pro- dault. The explosive Trieste situa- ItoU marched {0 h d tion gave the conference new! 'urgency. The talks were scheduled to open tomorrow and run through Satur- day. Trieste undoubtedly was the top item for discussion, but the three ministers had a fistful of other topics. Prime Minister Churchill ar- ranged to dine with Dulles tonight and meet Bidault separately. The British veteran was expected to press on both his pet project for By GUSTAV SVENSSON STOCKHOLM Minister Sir Winston Churchill was today awarded the 1953 Nobel Literature Prize for his brilliant historical writings. buting the literary Nobel prizes Arrested Near His Home At Hibbing HIBBING, Minn. i.Tl The FBI i today was questioning a bad check suspect after a Halloween mask, rubber gloves and a pistol were 1 found in his car when he was ar- 1 rested Wednesday. Such articles were part of the equipment of one of two men who looted the Danvers, Minn. State Bank of more than Tuesday afternoon. Fred Odegard, acting Hibbing police chief, identified the man held as Ralph Ernsicn, 26 of Hib- bing. Warrants were issued here and at Virginia on charges of pass- ing the bad checks. He is also charged at Virginia with having so rl a mortgaged tractor. Odegard said Ernsten, married j and the father of two children, was driving a 1953 two-tone cream and blue Pontiac when he arrested near the house where he and his family were slaying at Keewatin. Witnesses to the bank holdup described the bandits' car as a 1951 light blue Pontiac. Odegard said Ernsten had a long criminal record. In Minneapolis, the FBI said vic- tims of the bank holdup would be asked to view the mask and pistol before that agency lakes any act- ion. since the turn of the century. Statesmen, including prer and foreign ministers, have been awarded nearly a score of Nobel Peace prizes, which are distributed I by the Nobel committee of nungs. j Norwegian parliament. But the The famed British war leader js tne first states. thus became the first maker of j man ever to receive the literary history to receive a Nobel prize for reporting it. The (S33.S40) award was announced by the Swedish prize. Churchill was chosen winner! Five persons, including three premiers i hank ancl two customers, locked in a vault before the raiders fled after putting their loot in a sack. Odegard .said that Ernsten had promised to come in Monday to discuss the check charge but had failed to keep the appointment. His arrest followed. He and his family had returned only recently from Academy after a brief formal ses-1 British novelist Greene! sion this afternoon. Italian Alberto Moravia and The decision was clearly the France's most unusual ever taken by the Academy, which has been distri- j an auto trip. from a field of 25 candidates, in-1 Meanwhile the FBI was investi- cluding American writers Ernest j gating a 1952 blue Pontiac found Hemingway _and _Carl Sandburg, on a farm aboul six south Wednesday night. The ilies whose housing needs can be met only through the low rent pub- lic housing program." Door-to-Door Check Pays for Tax Bureau i most BALTIMORE Internal pressing problem concerns falling Revenue Bureau's search for 14 dollars from tax delin- President Eisenhower, Premier Joseph Laniel and Soviet Premier Georgi Mal- farm prices and income, a decline million in foreign markets and excess j quents enkov. As he left Washington last night, Dulles in a statement expressed hope the London talks would "make some progress" toward easing world tensions. The three nations' "undeviating objective" he said, is "to seek out, with all of our allies, the basis for ST. PAUL Atty. Gen. Burn in the Maryland area stocks of some farm products, i turned up in the first week The government during the past I of a door-to-door check. Agents year has bought heavily in wheat, made calls in Washington, KAXSAS CITY The FBI centered its cleanup work in the Bobby Greenlense kidnap-killing around the St. Joseph. Mo., area today, with a mysterious parcel post package apparently the main objective. The package w a s believed mailed in East St. Louis, 111., a corn, dairy products and some i other commodities in an effort to keep prices up under support pro grams. did to excess stocks, but he said sur- I pluses "are not likely to be con- I tinuing problems that will plague j you in your operations a few years week after G-year-old Bobby was! f''om now." kidnaped from a private "school! "We shall not continue to freeze here. If such a package is found, I production in uneconomic pat- it may lead officers to in Benson said. "Our pro- missing ransom money. j grams will provide proper incen- St. Joseph, in northwest Mis- lives for agriculture to adjust out- sotiri, is the home of Mrs, Bonnie Broun Heady, 41-year-old divor- cee, who alon.s with 34-year-old Carl Austin Hall admitted the ab-l D. c., and in Montgomery and Prince George's counties last week. ters of the Independent Front, favoring interns tionalizalion of Trieste, and raided an office. Another pro-Italian group gather- ed in front of the Town Hall, sing- ing and chanting patriotic songs. Police also broke up that meeting. Then about 200 pro-Italians charged over to the nearby Yugo-1 Slav economic offices, forced their j way inside and tore up the furni- ture. Police had seen this develop- ing and rushed into action with clubs swinging. A few, arrests were made but police did not say how many. Powers Clarified a lasting peace." In addition to Trieste and Churchill's "Big Four" project, the ministers also were expected to give final approval to their new tional purposes, vote inviting Soviet Foreign Min- ister V. M. Molotov to meet them at Lugano, Switzerland, Nov. 9. quist today clarified the powers of the veterans' affairs commissioner with relation to tuition benefits ex- tended to war veterans for educa- pul of specific commodities ac- cording to demand." Major Decline A major decline in foreign mar- duclion. Ihcy here in the kets during the year) the sec. Jackson County jail. rotary said, is largely responsible Jack Approximately of 000 ransom paid by Robert C. Greenlense, multimillionaire Kan- sas City automobile dealer, was recovered with the arrest of the pair in St. Louis Oct. 6. Hall has said he believes the remainder of the money was lost during a drink- ing spree. A St. Louis cab Hagcr, who save the _ suited in the arrests, told police the same time continuing to he remembered Hall remarking j strive for greater production effi- that he had mailed a package. I ciency." for the present big stocks of wheat and cotton, Benson said that while produc- tive efficiency on the nation's farms has bounded ahead, prog- ress in marketing methods has lagged. He continued: "Our remedy for this lack of driver, John! balance will be to give more em- e tip that re-! phasis to marketing research while Officials Examined the effects of some of the 44 persons who died in the crash of a Belgian airliner near Kelsterbach, Germany. At least 8 Americans were aboard the Brussels bound plane which had taken off from the Frankfurt Rhine-Main airbase only a few minutes before the accident. If a soldier is entitled to tuition or a similar benefit under a fed- eral law, rule or regulation, he is not entitled to benefits under the state law until he has exhausted his rights under the U.S. law, Burnquist said. Among the purposes for which money may be spent is instruction in trade schools in Minnesota for any course the soldier or a child may elect, but such trade school must be approved by the State De- partment of Education. If the school is not a trade school, Burnquist said, then there is no authority for expending the money. The attorney general held that a school that teaches ex- clusively business subjects is not a trade school. U Marching Band Had Good MINNEAPOLIS went pretty well for the University of Minnesota marching band on its trip to the Northwestern game except that: One bus had a blowout. Another bus ran out of gas. The band was late for a Mil- waukee high school performance. Half the band got food poisoning. Sir Winston Churchill Freedom Policy, Sen. Mundt Says MINNEAPOLIS the first time since 1900 Uncle Sam is getting off his knees in the conduct of world affairs, Sen. Mundt (R- SD) said here Wednesday night. "The Eisenhower administration has begun to carve out a new foreign policy of liberation, not just containment of Communism, that dates from the Yalta and Potsdam the sena- tor told the Executives Club of Minneapolis, During a question and answer period after his talk, Mundt said the 1954 election may bring Demo- cratic majorities in both the, Sen- ate and House "unless Secretary of Agriculture Benson either re- signs or changes his approach to the farm problem." Mundt added that the election of Lester Johnson as the first Dem- ocrat to represent the Wisconsin ninth congressional district was "an indication that farmers resent Ben- son's policies." novelist uranam Weene, Benson Wednesday night. The Alberto Moravia and vehicle carried no license plates and was registered with the Lend Lease Transportation Corp., Minne- apolis. Oil Firms loves! Yearly Writer Since 1898 Only one historian has obtained the award before German Theodor Mommsen, who received it 51 years ago at the age of 85 for his history of ancient Rome. Churchill increased the number of literary Nobel prizes won by Britons to six. Only France has won Churchill has wooed the beauty of the English language through much of his 78 crowded years. I Few people now remember that! stream of books began flowing FRANCISCO ffl An esti- 100 million dollars is being invested annually by the oil in- dustry in development and explora- tion of the Williston Basin. This was the figure given by LeRoy H. Hines. vice president from his pen as far back as 1S98. Nor do many realize Sir Winston earned millions as an author. He may be the largest individual i development department, lion dollars. First Four Books Churchill's first four books were all histories of military cam- paigns in northwest India, the Su- dan and the Boer War in South Africa, where he was a war corre- spondent. Then came a book that Chur-1 chill doesn't care to discuss. It was his first and only novel. The romantic period piece earned him money and some i blushes. "I would strongly recommend my friends not to read he Of San Francisco today. Hines related the history of the basin and Northern Pacific's in- creasing interests in developing the area. He said the basin is now an established oil province, but its relative importance and polcnlial may not be known for several years. Size of the discovered fields and amount of oil which may be recovered cannot be determined drilling has been remarked once "indiscretion." of his youthful His total output in 55 scattered years of literary effort reached 27 works, plus eight collected vol- umes of his wartime speeches in Parliament. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and Vicinity Fair and rather mild tonight and Friday. Low tonight 45, high Friday 74. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 88; minimum, 51; noon, 73; precipitation, none; sun sets tonight at sun rises to-] morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER (No. Central Observations) Max. temp. 86 at p.m. Wed- nesday. Low 46 at a.m. today. Temperature 71 at a.m. to- day. Thin, scattered cloud layer at feet, visibility eight miles with calm wind. Barometer 30.18 slowly falling and humidity 51 per cent. A total of 213 producing wells have been completed in five fields in the North Dakota portion of the basin and 7G wells in Montana's 12 fields. Of this number 11 are being developed on adjacent to Northern Pacific land. Hines estimated that Northern Pacific's 1953 gross income from its oil and gas investments would reach one million dollars as against for 3952. Of this figure between and 000 will come from its share in the Williston Basin. Northern Pacific does not an- ticipate a large profit increase in. the next four or five years, be- cause of exploration and develop- ment costs. Hines said a s u b- stanlial profit would be realized with improved transportation facil- ities and more adequate markets. Governor Appoints Village Court Judge ST. PAUL Gov. Anderson Wednesday named Thomas C. Forsberg judge to preside over the newly-created court for the village of Coon Rapids in Anoka County. Fr-sberg, who lives in that community, praclices law in. Minneapolis.   

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