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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 27, 1953, Winona, Minnesota                              Fair Tonight And Saturday, Cooler Tonight NINETY-EIGHTH YEAR. NO. 6 Good fellows Start Drive to Clothe 800 Needy Children HE 1953 Winona Goodfellows campaign begins today. Every year at this time the Goodfellows workers ask for money contributions to outfit Wiiiona's needy children with new articles of clothing-the things thev must have to keep warm and dry this winter. "The like new underwear, stocK- inqs shots, overshoes, caps, mittens, coats and snow- suits-are fitted right on the children in Winona cloth-, in" stores. The clothes are practical, durable and warm-in some cases the only gifts ihe child receives for Christmas. To give these underprivileged youngsters a Christmas is the objective of the Goodfellows. Last year the Goodfellovys raised Since that sum had to be apportioned among nearly 800 children, they received only the articles they needed most This year it is estimated that between 800 and 900 boys and girls will need Good- fellows help. This estimate was determined from a file containing the names, ages and addresses of Winona's underprivileged children, prepared by the Winona Council of Social Agencies. The names were obtained from Winona's public and parochial school teachers, city and county welfare departments and the Winona organizations which oo welfare work at Christmas time. The Council's Christmas list was formed to eliminate duplication of giving among these groups and to see that no reallv needs help is overlooked. All cases are investigated to deter- mine" whether or not a child is actually in need. When the Goodfellows put e warm coat on a youngster s back, sturdy shoes on his feet and overshoes for protection, they know the child it on his way to a healthier, merrier Christmas For 42 Goodfellows have been a part of the Winona Christmas spirit. It is the organization that fills the gap for those who wish to make some needy child happy in memory of the Christ Child. It turns coU dollars into warm clothes to bundle up Wi- nona's needy children, making Christmas a memorable event The Plan is simple. Just put a one, five, ten or hundred-dollar bill in al envelope. Bring it to The Republican-Herald Make cheeks pay- able to "The Goodfellows." Mail your donations if you desire. Your contribution will be published in the Goodfellows column Goodfellows workers are experienced buyers. They get discounts from the stores. There is no waste. The full dollar you give goes into the gift The shoes fit, the clothes fit, and there are no unnecessary gifts The funds buy practical items, Your Goodfellows dollar is care- fully spent where it will do the most good. Your Goodfellows dollar is an investment in the future of our children and is the American way to help out at Christmas time. It is the Christian thing to do. Be a Goodfellow. Deliver or mail your contribution today to The Republican-Herald. The Goodfeliows is an organized and you can, therefore, include your contribution in your tax deductions. Cash contributions to the Winona Be An Early Goodfellow TWENTY PAGES Russian Desire For Big 4 Talks Branded Fake Basis Soviet Position Not Changed, Belief n From Own Office TODAY McCarthy Challenges Republicans By STEWART ALSOP Joseph R. McCarthy's brilliant per- formance in its own of course, a blunt warning to Presi- dent Eisenhower and his Adminis- tration. According to the almost universal interpretation in Wash- ington McCarthy said in effect: "Play the game my way or else." Before the McCarthy perform- ance, Attorney General Brownell's charge against ex-President Tru- man was widely hailed in anti- McCarthy circles of the Eisenhow- er administration as a master stroke on the theory that "it cut the ground right out from under Joe." This theory now looks a trifle wobbly, to say the least. The fact is that Brownell, in one fatal sentence, opened up the Administration to precisely the sort of brilliant, oblique attack which McCarthy has now made upon it. Brownell' had an excellent case against the Truman administra- tion. Hade In the right place at the right time, it could have been a near-devastating case. But when Brownell said that Truman know- ingly appointed a "Russian he "fell into a trap. For he thus accepted the basic McCarthy pre- mise: That accusation equals proof of guilt. McCarthy Logic At the beginning of his speech, McCarthy twice paraphrased this Brownell' charge, accurately and with obvious relish. For when the McCarthy premise is accepted, the McCarthy brand of logic becomes almost unassailable. In 1E45 and nearly 1946, Harry Dexter White was a "Russian spy" chiefly on the world of the then wholly unknown female ex- Elizabeth Bentley. If such charges are to be taken as proof of guilt, the. logically, Brown- ell himself is wholly vulnerable to attack by McCarthy. As McCarthy pointed out, John Paton Davies is "still on the pa.y- roll after eleven months of the Eisenhower administration." Da- vies has been accused, not by an unknown witness like Miss Bent- Icy but by such distinguished ac- cusers and Sens. McCarthy and McCarran. Is not the failure of Brownell's Justice Department to indict Davies, as demanded by Mc- Carthy and McCarran. monstrous "laxity" and Mentions Vincenl Brownell knows that Davies, when he proposed that the Central Intelligence Agency hire certain pro-Communists, was simply sug- gesting the ancient double-agent intelligence technique. He knows that an indictment of the able Davies would almost certainly be thrown out on its ear by any court in the land. But what is Brownell to do? By the formula which he himself accepted. Davies is guilty because he has been accused. McCarthy, furthermore, mention- ed briefly "but with n certain lov- in; emphasis the ramp of John (Continued on Page 14, Column 4.) ALSOPS Goodfellows fund in recent years are shown below: 1930................. 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1935 1937 193S 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 Be a Goodfellow Following is a list of contribu- tions to the Goodfellows fund to date: United Packing House Workers, Local 305 Winona Athletic Club Mrs. O'Brien WASHINGTON UP! The United States today branded Russia's latest note on a Big Four meeting as an obvious effort to slow pro- gress on the development of "greater European unity and strength." garnished with A statement released at ihe State I nnW nnc Ma} Department also described the note as "a tactical retreat" by Russia in the sense that it is an effort "to gloss over the uncompromising nature of Soviet policy" toward the West. The real substance of the Soviet note shows that Russia has not in any sense changed its basic po- sitions on world issues and from this standpoint, therefore, "the note is the depart- ment said. The statement forecast that the I Russian message, which was de- livered only Thursday night and called for a four-power foreign ministers meeting at Berlin, would be discussed at the Bermuda con- j pARIS tallies to- ference _of_ the_ government Chiefs day jndicated tha( prcmier j Laniel had received a vote of con- fidence, in the National Assembly. The unofficial figures gave Laniel a majority of about 17 votes. The vote came at the end of a tension-charged day in the National Assembly's debate on French for Wisconsin Reports 1 Fatal Accident By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Thanksgiving in Wisconsin was garnished with relative safety. Only one fatal accident was re- ported. J. D. Ferdinand, 65, Milwaukee, was killed when he was struck by a car at a city intersection. Laniel Receives Approval for European Policy More Arrests Expected in Danvers Theft BOSTON federal official said today the FBI expects to make more arrests in the robbery from a parked armored car in Danvers 20 months ago. Asst. U.S. Atty. Edward D. Hassan said the FBI "seemed to know who they were looking for and they told me they expected to id cmt; "Jj- and foreign ministers of the United States, the United Kingdom and France beginning in a week. Evidence that the note was a thrust at European unity and strength the State Department said, was found in the fact it was timed to coincide with the foreign Some Critical Talks Traced To Employes mean timed to coincide witn uie imcis" nMcmmj poUcy debate in the French Parlia- eign policy. The vote reflected re- meit on the European Defense luctance to throw Lamel out of of- meiu on uie H Qn thg of the Bermuda conference and just after Russia had offered to meet the western Big Three to discuss world ten- sions. Early in the day it seemed that Laniel would have dificulty in get- ting approval from the deputies of his policy on European unity. Then at one point Foreign Minister Georges Bidault threatened to re- sign because he felt he had been slighted by the premier. At the afternoon session, how- ever, the personal animostities fad- ed as the deputies sought to give the outward appearance of har- mony. The vote came on a resolution Community which would West German rearmament. The statement called that "one of the most significant and obvious aspects" of the note and added that it "would appear therefore, to rep- resent another Soviet effort to im- pede progress on EDC ratification and other steps toward greater Eu- ropean unity and strength." Air Forced 19 Crash in France Kills All Aboard Thomas C. Buntin, hatless, leaves Beaumont, Tex., bus station with two other Orange, commuters. Buntin, member of a socially prominent family in Nashville, Term., disappeared in 1931 with his secretary, Betty McCuddy. Both were declared legally dead years ago. (AP Wirephoto Copyright 1953 by the Tennessean Newspapers, Inc.) make more arrests soon. The FBI refused to comment. PARIS U.S. Air Force C119 Flying Boxcar crashed near Orly Field today, killing all aboard. Five bodies were recovered. At Wiesbaden, Germany, U.S. Air Force headquarters in Europe A family of three is under arrest jsajd plane was believed to be in connection with the second big- one arriving from the United 22 YEARS, 6 CHILDREN LATER Couple Who Fled In '31 Discovered Polish Cardinal To Moscow Jail VATICAN CITY Vatican mey weic imunncu radio reported today that Cardinal j agents went to the Lincoln Downs Stefan Wvszvnski of Poland has horse race track in Rhode Island car of the United States Trucking which was left unattended on Danvers Square while its three guards sipped coffee in a nearby drug store. Arrested Wednesday night were George D. O'Brien, 43, an ex-con- vict; his wife Margaret, 42, mother of three children; and their son George Jr., 19, a third-year student at Massachusetts Institute of Tech- nology. The father was charged with the theft of property from a federal reserve bank. He is being held in bail for hearing Dec. 9. The mother and son were charged with receiving stolen property. The son is being held in bond. The mother is free on her personal recognizance. Local police officials reported they were informed that FBI Stefan Wyszynski of Poland been transferred Moscow jail to Communist trial.1 in secret to a await "typical horse race track in Rhode Island Thursday in search of other sus- pects but the FBI refused to con- [firm that. President and Mrs. Eisenhower leave Reid Memorial Presby- terian Church in Augusta, Ga., on Thanksgiving Day after attending services. Mrs. John Eisenhower, second from left, their daughter- in-law, accompanied them to church. At right is the Rev. Massey Heltzel, pastor of the congregation. (AP Wirephoto) not given. Charles Favroc, a gas station owner, said he saw one man jump but that his parachute had not opened. Kohler Upholds Decision to Take Baby From Widow MADISON, Wis. Kohler today sustained a decision by the State Department of Public Wel- fare making Mrs. Dorothy Tschudy of Albany, surrender the 19-months old youngster she had hoped to adopt. "In reviewing the Kohler said, "I was inescapably compell- ed to the conclusion that the de- partment decision, concurred in by the County Court of Green County, was the only wise and pru- dent one under the circumstances. "While I have great personal sympathy for Mrs. Tschudy, _ my duty as governor is to the I he said in a statement. "Reactions of sympathy and emotion must not be permitted to obscure the duty with which the State of Wisconsin is charged. This is a primary duty, not to a pros- pective parent, but to guard and protect the best interests of the child, both now and in the future." WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and fair tonight and Saturday. A little cooler tonight. Low tonight 20, high Saturday 30. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. Thursday: Maximum, 34; minimum, 25; noon, 30; precipitation, none. Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 32; minimum, 24; noon, 26; precipitation, Trace; sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER (No. Central Observations) Max. temp, at p.m. Thurs- (day, 30 degrees, low of 24 at ja.m, today. Noon 26, with an overcast at feet, The visibility is 15 miles with light snow showers. The wind is from i the west northwest at 10 miles per hour, the barometer at 20.20 rising and humidity is 80 per cent. ORANGE. Tex. Buntin and Betty McCuddy said today Tne voie came on a icsuiuuuu iJcluJ' winding up a foreign policy debate they would continue their life as it that has occupied the Assembly for u never been interrupted by two weeks. Most of the debate i splashing headlines that shattered had centered on the European j 22-year secret, army. ..The boys have had their inning them have the Nashville socialite, who disappeared with his secretary in 1931, to be found in Orange 22 years later, said. "I'm willing to talk about the weather, football, duck hunting or anything our life. The enduring love that brought six children, even one grandchild now and happiness to the two who had .shed a past life so completely rallied friends and neighbors to their side. Their home was filled with flowers. "Is there anything I can do to asked B. L. Burton, the father-in-law of one of their daugh- Man Bitten by i Rabid Dog Gets Rabies Treatment CHICAGO Iff A man bitten by a rabid dog was found and rushed to a hospital today for a dramatic medical effort to save his life. It climaxed a concerted search for him by newspapers and radio stations. Physicians said he would have lived only a few more days with- out medical treatment. The man. Harry Snarr. 43, a. restaurant worker, told authorities he was bitten a week ago by the which later died of rabies. ters, who dropped by. The youngest child, Mary Helen. 9 looked closely at a newspaper picture of Betty McCuddy as she was 22 years ago. "I've never seen that picture of mother the child said, and M H everyone in the room just smiled. Snarr said a friend called his d fi ft h both work attention to the search today. He i Iom <-LLJ' said the dog bit him on the fore- head and left thumb when he at- tempted to pet the collie. Snarr was taken to Municipal Contagious Disease Hospital for anti-rabies treatments. If the virus gets into, the nervous system death is certain and painful, doctors said. Snarr had been widely sought since Nov. 20. The collie was owned by Mr. and Mrs. White. in Beaumont, stayed home today. Tom works at an appliance store and Betty is a court stenographer. Back in 1931, insurance man Tho- mas C. Buntin of Nashville, Tenn., an alcoholic incapable of earning a living outside his wealthy family's business dis- appeared Six weeks later, after lie was Buntin's will had been mailed from Richard I St. Louis, the pretty Russellville, K1C !Ky.. girl who had been his secre- tary vanished too. The cost to the lovelorn pair; I I _........ Dr. Herman Bundesen, right, president of the Chicago Board of Health examined Harry Snarr at St. Luke's Hospital in Chicago today after Snarr turned himself in as the man who was bitten by a rabid dog Nov. 20 Snarr was rushed to the contagious dis- eases hospital where rabies treatment was begun. (UP Telephoto) This Is The former Betty Mc- Cuddy of Russellville, Ky., who disappeared 22 years ago with her employer, Thomas C. Bun- tin, member of a socially prom- inent Nashville, Tenn., family. (AP Wirephoto) A wife, three sons, family prestige and a thriving business to him; her family and a share in a million dollar estate for unmarried Betty. Only rumor and speculation ever connected the two disappear- ances. As much of the story as anybody knows began in Browns- ville, Tex., weeks after the disap- pearances when Tqm and Betty decided to let their love flower in the lush Rio Grande Valley. Their plane to New Orleans was ground- ed there by bad weather. They moved here from Brownsville about five years ago. Tom, 28, proved not to be the ne'er-do-well a Tennessee Supreme Court branded him. He and 22- year-old Betty stayed in Texas and somewhere along the years as- sumed the names of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas D. Palmer. Dazed by Developments Yesterday, their 22 years of happiness and six children splashed across the nation's front pages. The Nashville Ten- nessean broke the story in a copy- righted dispatch. Today, dazed by the quick devel- opments, the tall, thin man and the motherly woman with gray in her hair waited to tell their love story to children rushing to their home here. Neighbors dropped by to chat last night as Tom and Betty, four of their children with them, ate a belated Thanksgiving Day din- ner. Silent and miserable, almost bitter earlier in the day, they took (Continued on Page 17, Column 6.) COUPLE Investigation Being Pressed Into Department By G. MILTON KELLY WASHINGTON Lfi Sen. Beall R-MD) charged today that some ides of Secretary of Agriculture enson have been "ghost writing" peeches unfairly attacking Ben- on's handling of farm problems. Beall told a reporter a quiet in- uiry is being made into what he aid is "good evidence" that some )emocratic holdover policy mak- rs in the Department of Agricul- ure have written such speeches nd slipped them to Democrats for elivery. These employes and others, Beall aid, also have supplied ideas and material to be worked into the exts of public addresses criticiz- ng Benson. He named no names, saying: "I do know it's being done. I hink Mr. Benson now knows it's aeen going on. There are dozen hese core of disloyalty." Benson was not reached immedi- itely for comment. Many Democrats and some Re- publicans in Congress, as well some farm leaders, have been lighly critical of Benson's handling of farm problems, principally the decline in farm income. "The public is entitled to a fair presentation of the facts of what Benson is trying to Beall said, "rather than half-true distortions prepared by skilled speech supposed to be interpreting and helping to implement farm pro- grams designed for the benefit of all." The senator said he became sus- picious when he read the texts speeches made "on the same day last summer in the Senate and similarity of their lan- guage struck me." He declined to name any sena- tor and representative who made such speeches, but he said he looked into the matter and "our information was that the material came from ghost writers at the Agriculture Department." Since then, he said, he has been told of instances where speeches were written in whole or in part by members of Benson's staff, for delivery by his critics. Others got critical material obtained from, these staff members, he said. He said instances included "planted" reports that the recent department reorganization would hurt farm aid programs and cause confusion among farmers, and that Benson's policies would im- poverish many farmers and per- haps cause a depression. Car Skids on Icy Pavement, Killing St. Olaf Student MONTEVIDEO, Minn m Tragedy climaxed a gay Thanks- giving trip for seven St. Olaf Col- lege students late Thursday when their car skidded on icy pavement and plunged into a steep ditch, killing one girl, a college home- coming princess. The dead girl was Joyce Bunt- rock, 51, of Columbia, S. D. Others in the car, including Miss Buntrock's fiance, Louis Roe, 23, son of Lud Roe, Montevideo news- paper publisher, escaped serious injury. "Five Cents Subscribers receiving The Republican-Herald by car- rier will pay five cents less this week because of the Thanksgiving holiday.   

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