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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 31, 1953, Winona, Minnesota Fair, Colder Tonight; Sunday Cloudy, Warmer Are You Wearing a Red Feather? VOLUME 53, NO. 217 SIX CENTS PER COPY W1NONA, MINNESOTA, SATURDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 31, 1953 SIXTEEN PAGES Intensify Hunt rosse Goblins, Ghosts And Gremlins can well beware tonight be- cause here are three festive Gs to match Gregory and Gene, triplets who vere a year old this week. There are a couple more Gs to toss in too. They live on Gaither street in Hillcrest Heights. Md., which is near Washington, D. C. Their parents are Mr. and Mrs. Robert Frazier, The boys can write off the F in Frazier as a near miss, but their dad made up for it. He's a G-man. fAP Wire-photo) Communists Reject >sal on Korea TODAY By SAM SUMMERLIN PANMUNJOM Ambassador Arthur H. Dean today proposed a "flexible" agenda to speed up talks for arranging a Ko- rean peace conference but the Communists immediately rejected it as of hand." The diplomats debated an hour and three minutes, got nowhere for the sixth straight day and called it quits until Monday. Dean told newsmen he was not depressed over the lack of head- way in his week of talks with the Communists to set up the Korean peace parley. He said he stilll feels the Reds want the conference and "It is not _ _ surprising that it has taken us some time to get shaken down on VV CSPOllS a working Dean proposed a "flexible or un- numbered agenda" under which the negotiators could slip around among various problems that must be settled before the political con- ference can convene. Two Navy fected 'Won't Anti-Red POWs Tel! Communists Only 20 of 430 Elect to Go Back After Explanation By JOHN RANDOLPH PANMUNJOM Long-defiant anti-Communist Korean War pris- oners marcherl from their com- pounds today and with shouts, kicks and screaming curses over- jwhelmingly told Communist ex- i plainers they will not go back to Red rule. By late afternoon only 20 of 430 North Koreans had elected to go j back to the Communists, an Indian spokesman said. The Koreans came out peace- fully to meet Red persuaders af- ter two weeks of negotiations with Lt. Gen. K. S. Thimayya, Indian chairman of the Neutral Nations Repatriatkn Commission. But once before the explainers, most of the POWs were anything but peaceful. As many as four Indian guards were assigned to each prisoner, but frequently this wasn't enough. One enraged prisoner broke free and hurled a folding chair into the faces of three smartly-uniformed explainers. All were slightly in- jured. Jn at least two instances prison- 1 ers kicked over field tables used j by the Communists. j Almost all of them screamed, I shouted and spat at the Commu- agents. They writhed and struggled in the tight grasp of In- 1 idian soldiers. j j "You sons of the prison- ers screamed. "You "You want to make us dogs of jthe Russians." i "You Chinese foreign j I ''We will come back and kill j I you I Indian guards forced prisoners j ito listen to the explanations as ilong as the Reds wanted to on lor until it became obvious that the issue was decided, Pentagon May Call Dr. Mayo On 'Confessions' Men Broke Down Under Long Hours Of Brutality By ELTON C, FAY WASHINGTON (.71 The Penta- gon may cull in Dr. Charles W. Mayo, noted surgeon and United Nations delegate, to help analyze Communist techniques for wring- ing "confessions" from captured American fighting men. This far-flung examination is di- rected at all aspects of one of. the most involved and delicate problems to confront the Defense I Department. rt: John Bram UP Tflcphntoi Lt. Col. F. K. (Pete) Everest, 33, of California's Edwards Air Force Base, stood beside his FIDO Super Sabre fighter after he exceeded the world speed record. He averaged 754.98 miles per hour in two passes over the desert near the Salton Sea in Southern California. The fastest previous mark, attained earlier this month by a Navy Skyray, was 753.4 miles an hour. (AP Wirephoto) Marshall Plan Ends, Europe Back on Feet 2 Mill City Men Charged With Danvers Robbery MINNEAPOLIS W Two Min- neapolis men face a U.S. court commissioner today for arraign- ment on federal charges of rob- bing the State Bank of Danvers, Oct. 13. It is an exploration of the cases of 10 American ex-prisoners who repudiated "confessions" they said were made to fend off starvation and brutality, as well as of the cases of five airmen who defied Communist pressure. Filmed statements of the 15 men made to American interrogators upon their return from captivity, were released to the public by the Pentagon last night. In addition, there were four films made by the Communists of "con- fessions." These films reached American hands through propa- ganda channels. j WASHINGTON Marshall Plan for bringing war-shattered The idea that leading medical j Europe back to economic life is passing into history as Gen. George C. experts, like Dr. Mayo, should be j j-jarshall's name goes on the enduring roll of Nobel Peace Prize winners, asked to help the Pentagon anal- i Free Europe, despite some disappointments and relapses, has yze Red interrogation techniques a tremendous recovery. Economic aid from the has not been finally approved. It nas dwindled from a multi- is still m the suggestion and study bimQn to a relative stage. i trickle that seems destined soon One of the five airmen the Pen- to d up The emphasis tagon said defied their tormentors now js OI1 -trade-not aid." was Capt. William M. Preston of Batavia, N. Y. He told of a Com- i IL was'n T-'h dl munist interrogation camp nick. em world which heard SecieUiy named "Pak's after the ol s -MarsnaU, a commence- North Korean major who ran it- mcnt ;'aurcss at Harvard Lmver- By EDMOND LEBRETON -The Marshall Plan for bringing "the most barbaric, evil, vicious man I have ever met." Preston said questioning some- times lasted 20 hours a day. He said he was beaten, cursed and sity June a, 1947, propose the plan which immediately took his name. He called for an outpouring of 1 gilts and loans to restore produc- tion and employment in countries j spat at. He said many high-rank- threatened with collapse. It was G. Banister, FBI agent in ing Russians visited the camp and Some interviews lasted only 30 continued for charge here, identified the suspects (made no attempt to conceal their as Howard Milton Mason Jr., 34, land John Bram, 39. He said both nationality. "I think they felt that none of By STEWART ALSOP t The American envoy's plan WASHINGTON: The Joint Chiefs the to sjde- of Staff, all able men and step jss.jgSi easy mat. are in an exceedingly unenviable. (ers and thgn come back to tnose As they proceed with j stm defense planning Dean is speaking for the United soendin" thev find themselves! States. South Korea and the ID between an ir-i other United Nations members pamfulh Which put troops on the battlefield are position resistible force able object. I The irresistible force is the rev- olution in warfare ushered in by the vast technological advances of the last decade. The immovable; object is thc immense resistance i to basic change, the vested inter- est in things as they are, in all three of the services. A single specific example may serve to show the nature of this dilemma in which our military leaders find I themselves. Nautilus, thc Navy's atomic-pow- ered submarine, will shortly be operational, and the keel of a sec- ond such submarine has been laid. These atomic subs are genuinely; revolutionary weapons. They can. stay submerged almost indefinite- ly.'They can travel under water :it speeds greater than all but the fastest surface snips. And they are almost impossible to detect by any known means. Rcguhis. the Navy's guided mis-! sile. is aNo reaching the opera-1 tional stage, 't will be capable of I carrying an atomic warhead to i in Korea. He has urged the Reds all week to talk first on the matter of fixing a time and place for the conference. Hall and Heady seconds. Others nearly two hours. have "previous criminal records. i the U. N. prisoners that were there tory." Swiss, Swedish, Polish and Czech j Banjster also that loot wodd to observers were present at ail fjrst reported at point the U.N: Command protested because Indian guards i ]n negoliaWe paper. There was no word on whether any of it was recovered. The FBI said arrest of the two men came Friday as the finale of 3 lengthy investigation by its agents and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. Details of how the men were tracked down were not divulged. Mason was served with thc fed- eral warrant while being held in the Ramsey County jail at St. Paul [sent to the U. N on a state charge of falsely rcgis- j U. S. Army's charges tering a motor vehicle, Bram was i Communists slaughtered t h o u s- arrested in Minneapolis. Sands of Americans and other an effort later called by a chancellor of the exchequer "one of the not the erous magnanimous acts in his- were using strongarm methods to hold prisoners in the interview tents. The UNC said that while the j repatriation commission author- the use of force to protect the i explainers, some prisoners were j being dragged back after saying only that they wanted to "go i Some individual U.N. protests j were ruled out of order by the In- idian and NNRC representatives. There was no immediate com- ment from Gen. Thimayya. How- ever, he said last week that under I his definition guards would not be Preston said. The statements of Preston and the other men contained little that was new. Recordings for 10 of the 15 were given the United Assembly at New York by Henry Cabot Lodge, -America's chief U. N. delegate. On the same day, Dr. Mayo de- livered to the U. N. Assembly a scientific analysis of how starva- ion and crimes of omission rather than commission j NORTHFIELD, Minn. The j most fundamental issue facing I British (American education today is the I attack on alleged subversive acliv-l ities in colleges and universities, a j Carleton college convocation au-1 dience was told Friday. "The investigative process is an essential weapon of legisla-j Its supporters have also called it a wise American policy, block- ing any take-over by Communists Laird Bell, chairman of the j in major Western European cqun- board of trustees of tries "and providing the United j College, said, "but like any weap-1 Nations i states with sinewy allies. Its crit-; on it can be abused and I don't! Oct. 2G jcs called it a "giant hesitate to say that it is being j which drained American resources abused." without achieving world prosper- ity. Former President Truman .sub- mitted the plan to Congress as a 17 billion dollar program (o extend i of Carleton trustees, to mid-1952. But Congress enacted J Bell, a Chicago attorney [chairman of the board of Wey- erhaeuser Timber Co., was on FBI Decides Against Taking Hand in Case Scouts, 'Students And Sportsmen Comb Countryside By CHRIS EDMONDS LA CROSSE huge volun- teer search party turned out today in 2 last concerted effort to come up with anything that might lead to solution of the perplexing dis- appearance of pretty Evelyn Hart- ley. A host of over 3.000 Boy Scouts-, high school and college students, sportsmen and other interested persons was counted upon to comb the countryside this weekend on three sides of this town on the western border of Wisconsin for a trace of the 15-year-old girl who has been missing a week. The I fourth side of La Crosse, the Mis- sissippi River, was the target of patrol boats which planned to nose into every slough and tributary on the Father of Waters for 20 miles downstream. FBI Staying Out The FBI Friday night declined to step into the ease despite a re- quest by Disf. Ally. John Boss- hard of La Crosse County. He said he had made the request to special agent Robert L. Murphy, who heads the Milwaukee FBI office. "Murphy advised me (hat in his opinion there is no federal offense that present evidence can substan- tiate and that the FBI is unable to come in and give us assist- Bosshard said. The district attorney had said i earlier that he considered the mys- United I a "SCX crime rather than a which would fall in the jurisdiction of the federal agency. A 21-year-old La Crosse man I who was quizzed in the Hartley I case after he was picked up Fri- day on a rape complaint of a 15- I year-old girl was cleared of any connection in the disappearance, I Police Chief George Long said. But the man was held pending issuance of a warrant charging him with carnal knowledge and abuse of the girl complainant, who said the al- leged offense occurred Oct. 20 but that she was afraid to report it sooner. Father Takes Lie Test Also absolved was Dr. Richard isappcaranco last Sat- after be went to the home, where baby siilinR' lo find out I why she hadn't telephoned home. Bosshard said Hartley took a vol- "clears him of any participation l without equivocation." Bosshard explained that "like all other panics or persons who are compel confessions without a authorizing law the overt acts of torture. i following April and started aid to Lodge also is preparing to pre-j 19 tounlrics. Assembly that the the The Economic Cooperation Ad- ministration set up to ad- Two men, one wearin I een a Hallow- liea captives in Korea. The atroc- I resorting to force if they pushed or dragged a prisoner. He said thc I een mask and carrying a gun, i decision to use actual force would locked three employes of the Dan-j have to be made if guards were vers bank and two customers in a j and statistics, to seize a prisoner and fellow I vault before fleeing with the loot, Army this week. POWs started to attack. I carried in a sack. i ity charges were made in a bro- chure. documented with photo- released by technical achievements of the Navy has a right to be proud. Yet when one asks how these achievements might affect thc Navy itself, one begins to under- stand why Admiral Rickover's atomic-PC we-rod submarine project met with such fierce resistance within thf Navy. For, logically, these weapons will revolulii-riiive tl.i1 Navy. KANSAS CITY Austin Hall and Mrs. Bonnie Brown Heady, partners in the abduction of little Bobby Greenlease. were indicted by a federal grand jury yesterday on kidnaping charges. They are expected to be ar- raigned early next week, possibly Monday. Edward L. Schcuf'er, U.S. attorney, has said he will press for an early trial. jrp Bobby, the 6-year-old sun of a wri'jtr, i wealthy Kansas City automobile 'dealer, was taken from his ex- clusive school Sept. 28. He was slain and his body was found in a lime-filled grave in the yard of Mrs. Heady's home at St. Hall. 34. and Mrs. Heady, 41- year-old divorcee, were arrested in Si. Louis Oct. 6. Hal! admitted slaying the child after Mrs. Heady took the bov from his school on The heart of American naval power now centers in the groat; a ruse, aircraft carriers. Present plans The jury heard four days of testi- call for tin1 creation uf twelve to fourteen carrier task forces. Each task force, with its out-lying screen of protective vessels, represents a fendants liable to the death pen- investment. Ytt the i If the two should enter pleas marriage of Nautilus and Regulus 0[ guilty (he judge could request may in the future render this j ;l jury trial to determine whether whole .mat investment of exceed-1 the maximum penalty should be in.qly doubtful value. i inflicted. The central mission of the car- rier task forces is, after all, to. make it possible for the Navy to'. attack tarjt'is on the perimeter of ALSOPS mony. The indictment pointed ut the kidnaped child was not re- turned unharme-1, making the de- When Hall and Mrs. Heady were arrested, half the ransom paid by Robert C. Greenlease, the issing. The is the object Youth Ruled Got As Hartley Girl Mystery Suspect I ST. PAUL (.-Pi A 19-year-old Chicago youth was virtually ruled out today as a suspect in the slugging of a Madison, Wis. house- vcrsjojl boy's rather, was missing money still (Continued on Page 14, Column 1.) I of a widespread search. Sgt. Jack Trump of Hymera, Ind., a Korean war veteran, comforts a brother, Pvt. Robert Trump. 20. as they await medical, aid for injuries sustained in a car-truck accident at Indianapolis. (UP Telephoto) i minister the aid, was staffed large- iy by businessmen and headed by Paul G. Hoffman, an automobile executive. ECA claimed a telling effect in Europe from the start of the pro- gram, and it was credited with a political of the Communists in Italian in the first month of its life. In a sense, the Marshall Plan j Mr. Bell, a former Wkionan, is proper ended Dec. 31, 1951, when j the son of the late F. S. and Mrs. ECA was replaced by the Mutual! Bell of Briarcombe. Security Agency MSA's job was to administer as- sistance which was to be increas- ingly military rather than eco- nomic. During its existence. ECA ad- ministered 12Vis billion dollars. Al- most G'-i billion more in economic aid went cut from MSA, along with the war goods and services, campus for the annual fall meeting scrutiny by investigators." Bosshard also disclosed Friday that bloodstains on and near the Rasmusen home and on a pair of men's trousers found along a high- way 14 miles southeast of La Crosse all were of type A blood, which is Evelyn's type. He also sives in colleges and universities on "a "of late has been confined to actual' found on :l "ilrord undcr- but added, "There' two miies southeast of the is reason to fear that the inquisi-i til.v u'as menstrual blood and that Itors are likely to confuse liberal-j I ism and independent thought with j i their professed objections to sub-' Bell told Carleton students that: a disturbing public psychology has been created by "the combination of an undoubtedly real danger of subversion in government offices ploiting the fear of it." Bell said the search for subver-; ,es and universities Corlland Silver, St. Paul, who operates jpwlry stores at La Crosse and posted Friday as a reward for information leading to solution of the case, raising the total of reward money to over 'SHOCKED AND DISTURBED' during the next two years. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and Fair and colder tonight. Sunday partly cloudy and a little warmer in thc wife and in the disappearance of Evi-Iyn Hartley, missing LaCrosse, Wis. baby sitter. A Wisconsin district attorney and a Madison liquor store clerk, a key witness in the Madison .slug- ging, early today viewed Hayverd Tigue, held on a stolen car charge, after a special flight from the Wisconsin city. j afternoon. Low Lawrence W. Witte. liquor store stl- clerk, who sold a bottle oi gin to OCAL WEATHER a man suspected o! being the Madison slugger, said Tigue was i Official observations for the 24 not the man. hours ending at 12 m. today: Richard Bardewell, Dane county Maximum. 77: minimum, 42; district attorney, who accompanied j noon, 47: precipitation, none; sun Witte to St. Paul said property S sets tonight at sun rises lo- in the car Tigue had did not fit i morrow at with die Madison slugging which AIDPORT WFATHER occurred Oct. 23, the night before the Hartley girl vanished; 'No- Central Observations) Found in the car. stolen in Max. temp. 75, at p.m. Fri- Chicago Sunday, was'a length of day, iow 44 degrees at a.m. pipe with two human hairs cling- i today. Noon reading Husband Coming Home Alarms Dorothy NEW YORK Dorothy Mc- Guire says reports that her soldier husband is flying back from Korea because of her romance with Julius La Rosa have left her "shocked and disturbed." La Rosa said he and the young woman hoped to marry after re- tonight 34, high j solving legal and religious obsta- vision singer Julius La Rosa, de- clared today: "Whatever I decide will be lor the benefit of my wife's happi- ness." The 25-year-old soldier said he received a letter from his wife shortly after hearing the news on the radio. Brown came to Korea in August of this year after being recalled to military service. cles. La Rosa is a Roman Catholic and Miss McGuirc is not. The romance between La Rosa and Miss McGuire became kno.vn after the 23-year-old baritone was, fired Oct. 19 from the Arthur Mississippi Parkway romance be- Commission Meets tween La Rosa and Miss Mc- Guire had nothing to do with ter- minating his "Little Godfrey" services. ing to it. Police said a Chicago 45 degrees with an street car transfer dated Oct. 25 feet. Visibility was found in the car, which also I and the wind is from the north- varied in color from one believed i west at six miles per hour. The Husband in Korea Radio to have slugging, igured in the Madison barometer is at 30.13 rising slowly and the humidity is 72 per cent. overcast N0WS Via is 15 miles SEOUL John Henry Brown, who said he learned from a radio broadcast that his wife was divorcing him to marry tele-1 River. NATCHEZ, Miss, '.fl The Mis- sissippi River Parkway Commis- sion held the final business session of its three-day meeting here Friday. Approximately 75 delegates from states which border the Mississippi attended the meeting, The commission's chief project is the construction of a scenic park- way the length of the Mississippi