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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 23, 1953, Winona, Minnesota                              Cloudy Tonight And Tuesday; Temperature Same NINETY-EIGHTH YEAR. NO. 3 SIX CENTS PER COPY "WINONA, MINNESOTA, MONDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 23, 1953 TWENTY-TWO PAGES Korea 5, Yank Gl Reunited Paul Raynor, Huron, S. D., and his foster son, Jimmy, a Korean orphan whom he adopted while serving as an Army sergeant in Seoul, entered the waiting room at Omaha's Un- ion Station after their reunion Sun- day. (AP Wire- photo) OMAHA WV-A rangy blond ex-! of Paul Raynor, 25-year-old Huron, sergeant ran with his long legs S. D., bachelor and bus line own- almost flying down the railroad er, and Jimmy, the Korean war platform, dropped to his knees and threw his arms around a dimple- cheeked black-eyed boy of 5. Then he jerked open his suit- case, pulled out a brand new win- ter coat, complete with parka hood, and 'quickly stuffed the boy into all the while. That was the reunion Sunday TODAY Outlook in Indochina Nol Bright By JOSEPH ALSOP SAIGON, Indochina His Maj- esty, Bao Dai, Emperior of Viet Nam, is a small, delicately made, deceptively soft looking man whose favorite diversion is stalking the more dangerous varieties of local j big game. His conversation is polished, in- telligent, but seldom enlightening; for everything he says is complex- ly conditioned by the complex po- litical game he interminably plays with the French and with his own people. By extreme shrewdness, he has gradually transformed himself from a French puppet into the dominant political figure among the non-Communist Viet Namese. His dominance is now admit- ted even by those Viet Namese leaders who secretly disapprove of it. orphan he adopted while serving in Korea. I Raynor took Jimmy last Christ- i mas day in Korea. In May of this year he legally adopted him in Korean courts. But when it came time for Raynor to come home in July, he ran into immigration problems and had to leave Jimmy behind while he straightened them out. Since his return, Raynor said he has worked "full time" at getting Jimmy back here. He persuaded the state of South Dakota to recognize the adoption through an attorney general's opin- ion since "it was and arranged to get a visa for Jimmy to come to this country as the dependent of a .serviceman. Raynor. who isn't even engaged, isn't worried about becoming a parent. "All Korean children are very; well he explained. "They obey without question, although he's getting so he's asking 'why.' 9 Deer Hunters Shot to Death During Season Justice Dept. Makes Report On White Case Evidence Requested From Brownell Goes Into Record By JOHN CHADWICK WASHINGTON inves- tigators looked to the Justice De- partment today for answers on how much information the Truman Administration had linking Harry Dexter White's co-workers with Red espionage. With no witnesses announced in advance, the Senate Internal Se- curity Subcommittee called a pub- lic hearing to put into the record documentary evidence requested from Atty. Gen. Brownell. It was Brownell who rekindled the Communists-in-government con- troversy. Brownell charged in a speech Nov. 6 that, despite FBI reports pointing to White as a spy, former President Truman pro- moted White in 1946 from assis- tant secretary of. the treasury to U. S. director of the International Monetary fund. Experts Disagree Truman, in a nationwide radio- TV reply', accused Brownell of "cheap political trickery" and said he permitted the promotion of j White, now dead, to keep him and others acused as spies under sur- veillance. But FBI Chief J. Edgar Hoover, testifying before the Senate sub- committee, said he did not agree in advance to such an arrange- ment and that it hampered the FBI's watch on White. Last night the subcommittee counsel. Robert Morris, said Hoover turned down one invitation to testify in the case but accepted a second. Morris, interviewed on an NBC television program, said Hoover decided to break his self-imposed ban on congressional committee ap- pearances "after a story was well circulated" had agreed to keeping White in the government. When asked, Morris said he doubted Hoover considered wheth- er his testimony might cost him his job if the Democrats come into power later. There were indications Hoover might get a cool reception from Democfats when he goes be- fore Congress next year in sup- Iport of the FBI budget request. 1 Some Democrats, while not say- ing anything publicly, seem to feel Hoover cast his lot with.the GOP and tarnished the non-partisan rep- utation he has maintained through 29 eventful years as FBI director. Howe'ver, there were no signs that Democratic coolness would freeze away any funds requested for the FBI. Morris said the subcommittee is i not trying to put the finger on in- dividual Communists although tes- timony "very definitely" could lead to spy convictions. He said it is locking into alleged Communist in- filtration of years ago because it wants to trace a pattern of gov- ernment subversion which Commu- nists might still be following. Questions Planned He said the subcommittee has "several things" to ask Igor Gou- zenko, onetime Russian embassy code clerk at Ottawa who in 1945 exposed a Red spy ring operating contacts in the Alii mit Russ, But nly as Participants Ward L. Emmonj of LaPaz, Ind., ex-POW of the Chinese Communists, and his fiance, Miss Priscilla Gilbert, hold the letter that unexpectedly led to their romance and engagement. Miss Gilbert wrote to Emmons on a dare when she saw his picture in a newspaper after his release by Communists in Korea. Upon his return home, Eramons called upon Miss Gilbert and friendship soon ripened into romance. (UP Telephoto) By THE ASSOCITED PRESS Ten hunters met accidental death in Minnesota's 1953 deer hunting season that ended at sun- down from gunshot Having experienced'poverty and wounds, another in a fall from a exile before he was installed as chief of the new Viet Namese state, Several others of heart he is now careful about money attacks while hunting or were matters. For example, he draws a wounded. Latest victim was Irvin Schmidt, in Canada with United States large annual income from the enor-! wous g-a m b 1 i n g concessions in ?4. Albany Minn., fatally wounded Saigon" He half his Coro- time in France with his family. ner Charles j. Troop said John Kelly, St. Paul, told him he acci- Schmidt The subcommittee has asked the i Canadian government being turned down per- mission to question Gouzenko. Ca- OHI nadian Foreign Secretary Lester fall from a I B. Pearson is working 'on a reply, j expected to be ready today or to- subcommittee Chair- man Jenner (R-Ind) disclosed he has asked Secretary of State Dul- j les to forward to Canada an "au- thenticated copy of a signed .state- morrow. Yesterday India May Ask U.N. Aid in ROW Row By A. I. GOLDBERG UNITED NATIONS, N. Y. diplomatic informant in the U.N. disclosed today that Lt. Gen, K. S. Thimayya is preparing to ask the U.N. General Assembly to step into the Korean prisoner repatriation stalemate. The source said that the Indian chief of the Neutral Nations Re- patriation Commission in Korea has completed a lengthy report, giving all sides of the repatriation _ deadlock. The report is expected 21 Injured as Twister Rips Florida Town PANAMA CITY. Fla. Resi- dents of Woodvillle, a small north- ,lc otl_ ,v r_, west Florida community; cleared question in the hands of the As up debris today after a roaring sembly for decision.. UCLA to Play Michigan State In Rose Bowi BULLETIN LOS ANGELES UCLA was unanimously selected to- day to represent the Pacific Coast Conference against Mich- igan State of the Big Ten in the Rose Bowl at Pasadena. La Crosse Man, Woman Drown In Mississippi BROWNSVILLE, Minn. Vol- unteer workers and La Crosse fire- men Sunday found the bodies of a La Crosse couple who drowned in the Mississippi River while on a hunting trip. Saturday Plan for Korean Talks Moving At Snail's Pace By WILLIAM BARNARD PANMUNJOM negotiators today approved Russia as a member of the Korean peace conference but as a "full partici- pant" on the Communist side rather than a neutral. U. S. Ambassador Arthur Dean again proposed that Russia attend the meeting as a belligerent after urging the Communists to explain their plan for neutrals to attend the he termed a "pig in a bag." "You want me to buy it without being able to examine Dean told 'the Reds in a subcommittee meeting on the composition and site of a Korean peace conference. The Allied-Red preliminary talks are in their fifth week. Russian participation on the Communist side was approved by the U.N, Aug. 28, when it adopted its plan for the conference a Working with a 300-foot setline mf ting of the two warring sides used for fishing, the searchers re- covered the bodies of Ernest D. Powell, 40, and Mrs. Elizabeth Stone, 42, about a quarter mile north of here in the main channel of the river. Houston County Sheriff Beryl Kerrigan of. Caledonia, said the bodies were picked up about 45 minutes apart. Their overturned boat was discovered a short time earlier a mile downstream with the motor still attached. Kerrigan said the pair drowned about noon Saturday. only. The Reds have plumped for a round-table conference, with non- belligerents attending. Dean, who represents the United Nations which fought in Korea, told newsmen after Monday's meeting he was "still optimistic" although he felt the talks were moving at a "snail's pace." He said he told the Reds they were making an "arbitrary de- mand" by insisting on nonbelliger- ent participation without making clear exactly what the added na- tions' roles would be. The CommU' Some 40 to 50 persons joined in I nists have proposed that nonbel- ligerents attend without a vote on important matters, but have re- fused to go into details on their plans. "My questions are very eason- he said. "Won't you please study them and Meanwhile, the Swedish member of the Neutral Nations tion Commission sided with the Al the hunt Sunday. The couple had been duck hunt- ing when their boat capsized in a high wind. Witnesses who saw the accident said the boat appeared to stand on end before sinking. Earlier Saturday, Ray Lichtie, I Frank Nekola and Joy Gilles, all I of La Crosse, were returning by I automobile from a duck hunting deadlock. here late this week. One copy is going to Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold. He will circulate it to all U. N. mem- bers, opening up the question for another heated debate. The informant said it is under- stood Thimayya's report will make no judgment on the deadlock, which in its latest phase has halted pris- oner explanations for a week. But he said it would put the whole trip to Wisconsin Island, located in the Mississippi River south ofjw_ar Brownsville. They had passed through Browns- ville and were north of the village a short distance when a man on the i highway attempted to flag them down. Saw Heads in Water "It was then that we saw two heads and a gasoline can bobbing around on the surface of the water about midway in the Lichtie said. h i The Communists failed to con- vince 97 per cent ol the Chinese and North Korean prisoners they I have interviewed that they should across I return to Red territory. They halt- Sunday morning tornado smashed six homes and left 21 injured. Another twister ripped two south Louisiana parishes (coun- cality ties) a few hours earlier, destroy- j About of' the pris- ing 26 homes and injuring one per- oners captured by the U. N. forces remain to be questioned. Thimayya's report, it was said, will carry statements by the Polish son. Most of Woodville's 100 residents small, cool, comcally unreal little French resort towns in the moun- tains He rules this country, but by remote control, in the manner the j the renewed request. In Ottawa it was learned Bjrfork wounded dun this i Many of those whose homes were statement which the Chicago Trib- j leveled by :he Louisiana twister une published last Saturday, al- j escaped injury because they were ready is under study by Canadian attending a church fair. The nar authorities. The Canadian lovernment's po- ago. Best Mind in Nation For the leader of a nation des- i perately menaced by Communist aggression, the Emperor Bao Dai j is certainly not very intimately en- j gaged in the struggle. Yet he has I conspicuous personal courage. He j is almost universally admitted to possess about the best mind in In-i dochina. He provided the best) Charles Tuseth, 31, Beltrami; C. J. Leaf, St. Paul; Robert Ziolkowski, 26. St. Paul; Loren McKenzie, 46, Northfield; Fred Ross, Elysian; Russell Stave 35. Bagley; and John Doty, 60 Deer River. Earl Heath, 31, Brainerd, died of a broken neck after apparently falling from a tree while hunting. Accidentally wounded while hunting over the weekend were Maitlahd James, 33. Keewatin. and 40, engage himself to the full; and now that the French have granted Viet Nameie independence.1. Bao Dai can truly rule if he chooses without incurring the charge of puppetry. This curious and puzzling man is a useful symbol of the central difficulty in this Indochinese war on which the world future probably depends. There are a few Viet Namese leaders tho able De- fense Minister Quat and Gov. Trii, the courageous viceroy of the north behave as chiefs of a naiion at war. But in general, the present Viet Namese administration of Prime Minister Tarn resembles its emperor in not being fully engag- ed. This is no longer because of the independence issue which once (Continued on Page 17, Column ALSOPS j Still No Clues; Hartley Search Groups Dwindle LA CROSSE, Wis. W The search for clues in the disappear- ance of Evelyn Hartley continued Sunday but again the report was "no success." Capt, William Bomah of the La Crossse police department directed a party of about 20 auxiliary po- lice in searching several areas near the city. He said nothing of importance was found. Search groups, getting smaller each time, have been going out on weekends since the 15-year-old baby sitter vanished four weeks ago. sition has been that Gouzenko has nothing more to tell. But in the statement Gouzenko, living in Can- ada under police protection, said he might be able to give useful ad- vice to Jenner's group. Jenner has called White's case "riot necessarily the most impor- tant" of those being looked into by his subcommittee. WEATHER Federal Forecast Winona and Vicinity Consider- able cloudiness tonight and Tues- day 44. te- VJIIL carry siaLeniciii-a uy me L0f were at home when the storm hit Czechoslovak representatives at 8-40 a.m Jon the repatriation commission, who support the by the Swiss and Swedish delegates; and a review by Thimayya him- self. There was no advance indica- tion what, if anything, Thimayya's report would s'ay about the con- flicting views of India's Prime Min- ister Nehru and U. S. Secretary of State Dulles on the future of the prisoner. Nehru has said that, unless the Korean political conference gets under way, the U. N. and Commu- nist commands must again nego- tiate the disposition of those pris- oners who still refuse to go back to Communist territory on next Jan, 22, the end of the 120-day period of explanations and confer- ence provided by the armistice agreement. Dulles contends prisoners till held on that date should be re- leased as civilians to go where they wish. lied command in the view that all war prisoners who haven't re- turned to their homelands should be released as civilians Jan. 22. "That is the way I read the ar- Gen. Jan Svenstrom. "There is no secret about disposition of the prisoners will be up to the Indian Red Cross and the NNRC." Svenstrom's that of the U.N. in variance to that expressed by Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru of India, who has suggested that the problem be tossed back to the "We stopped. We put our motor I Red and Allied commands if the on a boat and Gilles and I start- problem remains unsettled, ed out. As we cranked up the mo- With only 25 more working days left out of the original 90-day ex- planation period, it was obvious tor, the 12 o'clock siren in Browns- ville blew. "Before we reached mid-channel, the two heads had disappeared. We made at least four trips up and down the river in the entire area, but were unable to see any further trace of them. "We picked up the oars, gasoline can, a jacket, a thermos bottle and cap, The row twister raced acrosss Lafayette and St. Martin parishes, striking heaviest near Broussard, a small farming town. St. Paul Man, Nephew Killed In Plane Crash l_luLlulJH-Ja 1311U WAUKESHA, WiS, '.Tl A llgHl day. No important temperature (plane crashed in flames on a farm change. Low tonight 33, high Tues-1 near here Sunday, killing a St. waves and strong wind made the search exceptionally dif- ficult. "We were told later that two persons had been in the back of I the flat-bottomed boat, dently was powered by an out- board motor. "As the two persons were about halfway across the river opposite the entrance to Horseshoe Slough of Crosby Island, the waves and wind tossed the front end of the boat into the air, and the occu- pants fell over backward into the water, from what we were told. "We saw the overturned boat in the water, but we didn't attempt to bring it back to shore because of the waves and wind." Paul executive and' his nephew LOCAL WEATHER i.on o fa veteran Minnesota law- The Thimayya report is expect Official observations for the 24 i maker. be hours ending at 12 m. Sunday: Victims of the crash were Mar- (the tame the U. N Political Com- Maximum 58; minimum, 30; i tin H. Iram 51, president of the mittee is ready to again debate i noon. 34; precipitation, none! i St. Paul Hospital and Casualty the Korean question in its debate. Official observations for the 24 Co., and his nephew, Robert torn, The committee was involved hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 20, Mankato, son of state Sen. and j Maximum, 36; minimum, 29; Mrs, Val Imm. The senator is inoon, 43; precipitation, trace of I editor and publisher of the Man- snow; sun sets tonight at kato News, a weekly newspaper, sun rises tomorrow at Appordine to a flight plan filed sun sets tonight at sun rises tomorrow at AIRPORT WEATHER (No. Central Observations) Max. temp. 41 at noon today, rnin. 30 at a. m. Visibility 15 miles, I sky overcast at feet. Wind 9 miles per hour from southeast, ba- i rometer 29.36 falling, humidity 59 i per cent. kato News, a weekly newspaper. According to a flight plan filed at Rochester, Minn., the two were en route to Milwaukee. Members of the family said Martin Imm was on a business trip and his nephew was along for the ride. Young Imm was a page during the last session of the Minnesota Legislature. again today in discussion of Rus- sia's long-standing proposals for atom and hydrogen bomb prohibi- tion and slashing armaments by, a third. That discussion was expect- ed to go through the plan due for another over- whelming defeat. In a brief Thanksgiving holiday session Thursday, the committee hopes to get rid of the question of moving unwanted Nationalist Chi- nese guerrilla bands out of Burma. the explanations would not be com- pleted unless there was a complete entirely in Red tactics. Of the former Red sol- diers the Communists have talked to only in the only seven days they have tried explanations. Less than 3 per cent chose Communism. Boy, 5, Accidentally 4 DEER RIVER, Minn. Wi A It evi- j Deer River farm boy was accidentally Sunday night when a .22 caliber rifle discharged as his 5-year-old brother picked up the weapon to look at it. Dead was Ronald Vollmer, son Susan Rothschild American Girl, 9, Murdered in Japan By STAN CARTER SAGAMIHARA, Japan investigators said today they were stumped in the vicious slaying the 9-year-old daughter of an American colonel. However, they suggested the kill- er may have been someone she knew and trusted. of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Vollmer, j Tne kining ]ert a haze of fear farmers about two miles northwest OVer this huge U, S. Army housing of Deer River. Mrs. Vollmer was in the barn doing chores and her husband was at a neighbor's home when Roger, 5, ran to the barn to tell his mother that Ronald had been hurt, Sheriff Marvin Mitchell said. At The National Baldheaded Club convention held in St. Cloud, Minn., Saturday was George Seiverding who resembles President Eisenhower slightly. Seiverding is shaking hands with Francis J. Bernick, St. Cloud, while club president Osval Hanson also of St. Cloud looks on. (UP Telephoto) area, which usually rang with the shouts and laughter of playing chil- dren. Funeral services will be held Tuesday for pretty, red-haired Su- san Rothschild, whose gagged body was found in a drainage ditch shortly after dark Saturday by her father, Col. Jaequard H. Roths- child. Her face and neck had numer- ous bruises and scratches, Army doctors reported after an autopsy, but "there was no evidence ofrape or attempted rape." Investigators for the Army's Criminal Investigation Division however, did not discount the possibility of an attempted sex crime by a killer frightened away before he-could violate the child..- An Army spokesman said inves-' tigators had found no clues to what the Army termed a "brutal, vi- cious murder" and that it was holding no suspects. Storm Phone Damage in State MINNEAPOLIS to state telephone facilities in season's first storm was esfif mated today at by the Northwest Bell Telephone com- pany.   

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