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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 5, 1953, Winona, Minnesota                              Not So Cold Tonight, Snow By Sunday Morning Join the Good fellows Club NOW NINETY-EIGHTH YEAR. NO. 13 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, SATURDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 5, 1953 EIGHTEEN PAGES A Near Blizzard which raked central Nebraska adds new snowy contours to autos parked on a North Platte street. A photographer inside and comfortably warm, made this picture through a of a newspaper office. Some 4 inches of snow fell and winds with gusts up to 50 miles an hour whipped the snow into road blocking drifts. Lexington, Neb., 50 miles east of North Platte, had a 12-inch snowfall. (AP Wirephoto) Gov. Anderson Asks Election of Congress That'll Support Ike MINNEAPOLIS Anderson called today for the elec- tion in 1954 of a Congress that will support President Eisenhower. At the same time, he criticized several Democratic-Farmer-Labor office holders. Next year, the governor told members of the Republican State Central Committee and county officers of the party at a luncheon TODAY meeting, the citizens of the United States who voted out the Truman- Defense Spending Dilemma By SIE.WART ALSOP WASHINGTON Dec. 15, ac- u j i AU aasioL uic i ICOIUCAJL ui cording to the present schedule, Senate> we need a representative the National Security Council must j Of the people of Minnesota who ites and asked for a new strue- ture of good government will have Ian obligation. "If they want that job of good building to continue, they are going to have to send workmen to help. If the job of cleaning up and building anew is to be accomplish- ed, there must be a united Repub- lican crew of workmen. One part .of the crew cannot be building while the other part is wrecking. The President's administration can- not be working in one direction while Congress works in another." Rap at Humphrey To assist the President in the 27 Dead in Plane Crash Near Madrid MADRID, Spain en 'persons, including one Ameri- can, were believed to have per- ished in the crash of a Spanish two-engine commercial airliner 60 miles north of here. The plane, a British-built Bristol operated by the Spanish Commer- cial Aviation Co. on a flight from "rm oaPPy lo, tne Bilbao to Madrid smashed into a i figures- We'll check our rain-shrouded peak towering above bacl: and fortn and l tnink McCarthy Keeps Eye on Letters To White House Senator Claims More Than Telegrams Sent WASHINGTON White House said today it has received telegrams in response to Sen. McCarthy's write-the-president ap- peal. It said they were running a little stronger than two to one in support of the Wisconsin Repub- lican's stand. Murray Snyder, assistant press secretary, said that as of 11 a.m. the count showed were favor- able to McCarthy's demand for a crackdown on Allies trading with Red China and were opposed to his position. Snyder said the White House had received approximately letters, but there had been no tally yet on them. Western Union informed the White House it had a backlog of messages yet to deliver at 11 a.m. Snyder said no further figures would be given out until Monday, j McCarthy had complained Fri- day on the basis of an earlier White House count, that someone on the staff there was making a j short count through what he called j an honest but grievous mistake. But later, after the White House reported receipt of more telegrams and a backlog of still others, Mc- (Carthy said: Figures Revised "I'm happy to see the revised Big 3 to Accept 4-PowerMeeting make a decision which will pro- foundly affect the world balance of power. For Dec. 15 is the final deadline for deciding the level of defense spending for the next fis- cal year. The decision involves, moreover, a certain human drama, in the shape of a tug-of-war between the Damon and Pythias of this Admin- istration. In one corner is Secretary of the Treasury George Hum- phrey. In the other is Humphrey's close personal friend, Secretary of Defense Charles E. Wilson. The struggle is an object lesson in the way the office shapes the man, for when Wilson and Hum- phrey took office, their views were identical. Wilson was convinced that businesslike methods would make possible heavy cut-backs in defense spending, and almost his first act was to throw the 144- group program of the Air Force into the waste basket. In the po- litical row which ensued, Wilson firmly and publicly committed him- self to the support of whatever de- fense program the new Joint Chiefs of Staff might propose in their "new look" st American defenses. New Look The Chiefs new look went for- ward subsequently in the light of a new factor the Soviet test of a will think things through, approach problems calmly, choose a definite course and then stay on it. rather than reversing himself time and again and promising one group one thing and another group the exact the governor con- I tinued. i As in this reference to Sen. Hubert Humphrey who is a prime Republican target in the 1954 elections, the governor men- tioned the office, not the name of the Somo Sierra Pass last night, 20 minutes before it was due in :he Spanish capital. A spokesman for the plane's owners said the American aboarc was Paul J. Douglas, a U. S State Department courier. He was reportedly attached to the Paris embassy. Officials announced there were only six known survivors. Earlier conflicting casualty reports ranged from cone to 22 killed. The pilot, co-pilot, a mechanic and three Spanish passengers es- caped from the plane after it went down. All six were injured. Both legs of one survivor, a wom- an, were broken. The other sur- vivors carried her over the tor- tuous trail to the nearest village, a three hour hike. Search parties attempting to make their way back to the wreckage were hampered by heavy- rain and fog. Survivors reported the plane's ight engine burst into flame after it struck the mountain. The flames the man who holds it. The governor and the plane did not name any possible Repub- exploded Just after the injured lican candidate to oppose Humph- 1 woman was dragged from the rey The governor said he believed1 Two Britons were reported fourth district voters "want to be I amMS the crash victims. Be a Gocdfellow Following is a list of contri- lunuea proiecuon oi govern-1 to GoodfeUows fund and added: j to Hate- represented by someone other than i the man who proposed an amend-' ment which would have guaranteed to Harry Dexter White and his kind continued protection of govern ment "It would seem to me, too, that the good people of the third district should be anxious to replace a man who has very consistently voted against support of the Un-American Activities Committee, the group which has been ferreting out Com- munist infiltration of our govern- j ment." Public Scrutiny Asked "I do the governor said of the Railroad and Warehouse Commission, "that it would be well for the public to scrutinize hydrogen weapon. This grim event I Just what sort, of operations have was partly responsible for a Na- Bunder the opposition tional Security Council decision majorit-'; _ _ reached at a meeting on Oct. members. Paul Has- 6 to give the National Security mussen ana Clifford Peterson, and priority over all other matter's. On !one Republican, Ewald Lund, cur- Oct 13 the National Security I make UP tlle commission. Council 'was confronted with the Declaring there must be a um- disagreeable d o 11 a r-and-c e n t s Ified writing team at tne state as meaning of this decision, when the wel1 as thf national level, the Joint Chiefs unveiled to the Coun- governor asked for more Republi- cil the results of their long-await-1can attention to legislative ed new look. candidates. The chiefs do not of course, deal! "There is an obligation to help in money figures they simply j the public separate the builders recommend "force levels." the wreckers in sending per- William J. McNeill. able, defense [sons to the the job Department comptroller, was pres- ent to interpret these force levels into money terms. McNeill esti- mated, on the basis of long exper- cance, that it would cost in the neighborhood of to maintain the force levels proposed by the Joint Chiefs. This came as a severe shock to the Council it meant, not the m TO. -nr it, r, f Sunday night. of building the structure of good he said. Heavy Snow in Iowa continue ul futurTheresult were far from pleasing. He had discover- ed. for example, that his own fis- s., cnl experts had almost certainly Efted of Omaha-Des Moines J line with travel conditions prob- Continued on Page 18, Column becoming hazardous in that ALSOPS I area." to date: Previously listed A friend 0 and K Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Engstrom Harry Ellison Winona Republican- Herald employes ___ From a Mother E. M. W.............. Mr. and Mrs, C. C. Currier Mr. and Mrs. J. Rivers Peerless Chain Co. and employes Allaire Joseph Allaire Sy[ Allaire Arthur H. Boll R. D. Bambenek Chester H. Bambenek H. Blank Cletus Burbach Lambert Bambenek Lionel Ber.ning Ted Bernatz Louis Busitzky Stanley E, Bambenek Elmer Berg' E- Bensoh D. c. Bambenek ___ A. J. Bambenek .1, B. Bambenek Mary T. Cerney Earl J. Collies Eugene V. Czaplewskl H. ClsewsJd William Cierzan Joseph J. Cysewskl L. Cada Stanley Drazkowski E. J. Dennis Carl Evens Elnjer Erickson Zlg Ebert E. Fletcher Clarence Fletcher Reuben F. Fenske Harold Gahrich Everett J. Cora Howard W. Goss Joseph J Gabrich M. Gottschalk Leonard Helgemoe George HassJcger Clifford J. Hennessy Albin Johnson Joe E, Jereczek Dan H. Janikowski Fred Jereczek N. Jilk Al Jereczek Ed Jozwiak Rich Janikowski K. J. Kohler E. II. Kinsella ___ Joseph Kasper finally jibe." McCarthy called for letters and (telegrams to the President Thurs- day after repeating his contention, that U. S, aid should be stopped to any free world nations which trade with Communist China. He said Americans who share this view should tell it to Eisenhower. The President and Secretary of State Dulles have taken the posi- tion that attempted coercion of Al- President Eisenhower reviewed an Honor Guard of Royal Welch Fusiliers on his arrival in Bermuda Friday for the Big Three conference. The President, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and French Premier Joseph Laniel were reported to have accepted in principle the Rus- sian proposal for a four-power foreign ministers conference in Berlin. (UP Telephoto) Vandenberg Seriously III WASHINGTON Gen. Hoyt! Former President Of Cuba Arrested MIAMI, Fla. Cuba's former President Carlos Prio Socarras v, v j j lies would endanger free world Vandenberg has been placed on his interior millisler were heavy bonds today on a charge ty rathe face of the Soviet menace. the ".seriously ill" list at Walter conspiring to export arms and implements of war from the United Late yesterday, Asst. Presiden- Reed A Hospital, bal Press Secretary Murray Sny- der said, 500 telegrams had been received up to 4 p.m. as well as about 50 letters. He said he would announce today how many favored McCarthy and.how many upheld Eisenhower and I States without a license. Hospital aides said the retired i "The implication is quite clear that these munitions were to be used Air Force Chief of Staff took a !for a revolution in said U. James L. Guilmartin. slight turn for the worse two days 0, and Segundo Curti, 43, his interior minister until Fulgen- Dulles. Number Challenged 1.00 10.00 5.00 2.00 77.50 10.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 706.50 .si i i 5 5 1 1 1 1 1 1 But McCarthy challenged these figures. He said he had learned that telegrams had been delivered midnight the night before, and that many hundreds more were delivered during the day. He said le also had learned there was a mounting backlog of about other messages at the Western Union office. Snyder at first stuck to the total, but later said it had risen o by 8 p.m. He said Western Union told him it had a >acfclog of more. Telegrams to the White House move on a special wire from Western Union instead of being delivered by messengers. McCarthy said he would accept that total. He suggested delays somewhere along the line probab- ly accounted for the discrepancy. But he said he would keep a con- stant check. He declined to name the source of his information. 1113 111LCUU1 Jltllllowci Ulllll J. Ul.gcll- ago and that his condition since d Batista overthrew his regime then is not as good as could be bloodless coup on March 10. i expected. He entered the hospital wprp talrpn pin Vandenberg, 54, a native of Mi waukee, retired from the Air Fore last April 30 after serving as Chie of Staff for five years. In 1952 h was taken ill and underwent .serious abdominal operation fo causes which were never official! stated by either the Air Force o the general. After a long period of conva escence, Vandenberg returned t his post, serving actively until h was retired for disability sever months ago. At that time he ha completed 30 years on active duty He was graduated from the mili tary academy in 1923. Former State Senator From Staples Succumbs ST. PAUL Richard N Gardner, 67, president of the Sta pies, Minn. State Bank and a former Minnesota state senator died in a hospital here Fridaj night. (Continued on Page 8, Column 2) GOODFEi-LOWS William E. Dixon Jr., venturesome as any two-year-old, got his head under the arm of a rocking chair in his home at Indianapolis, Ind., but couldn't get it out. Neither could his daddy, who finally solved the problem by sawing off the arm. A visitor, Harold Reiss, got this picture while the rescue was taking place. (AP Wirephoto) 1952, were taken in custody at Prio's home-in-exile here yester- day following their indictment in New York. They were brought in by Deputy U. S. Marshal Jack Peeples and booked and fingerprinted at the Federal Building. Prio was re- leased under bond and Curti on bond. They were among nine persons named in the indictment. Names of the others were withheld pend- ing their arrest. Five others were named in a separate complaint filed here be- fore U. S. Commissioner Roger Edward Davis with conspring to ship 30 Ml carbine rifles to Cuba. Three ot them were brought in Dy U. S. customs authorities who said they had worked on the case since April, 1952. They were booked as Jesse A. Vickers, 56, Miami Springs, de- scribed by his attorney as "in the airplane Efren Rudolfo Picbardo, 33, Miami, and Marcus Diaz y Lanz, 26, a Cuban in .this country on a visitor's permit. Vickers' bond was set at and the others at each. Davis set a preliminary hearing :or them for Dec. 11, After posting bond, the dapper Prio issued a statement in which he denied the charge and said he A-ould fight it. Guilmartin requested bond for Prio and said the quanti- y of arms and ammunition in- volved in the charges was "con- iderable." Italy, Yugoslavia Border Conditions ROME Italy and Yugoslavia today agreed to take immediate steps to "normalize" conditions along their frontier. Both nations had reinforced bor- der troops during recent tension over the disputed Trieste Free Ter- ritory, The agreement was announced by the Italian Foreign Ministry following a meeting of Italian Premier Giuseppe Pella with Yu- goslavia's minister to Home, Pavle Gregorik. It was the first positive' step tak- en by the two countries toward solution of the thorny Trieste is- sues. Reply to Russia Prepared at Bermuda Parley Ike, Churchill, Laniel to Continue Debate on Answer By JOHN HIGHTOWER TUCKER'S TOWN, Bermuda wi The United States, Britain and France were reported here today to have reached substantial agree- ment on a reply to Russia agree- ing to the proposed Big Four for- eign ministers meeting. Spokesmen for the three delega- tions to the Bermuda conference said the three Western foreign ministers reached full agreement on the points they covered in their tour and 43-minute meeting today but that some more points still remain to be dealt with. The spokesmen refused to dis- close what the agreed points are, but said the ministers had as the Hand Scratched TUCKER'S TOWN, Bermuda light bandage around hii left- hand when he arrived Friday for the Big Three con- ference. Later, his press secretary, James C. Hagerty, told news- men the President had scratch- ed the palm of his hand at the Haute Thursday night but that it was nothing serious. He did not say how the scratch was inflicted. jasis of their discussion a draft sroposal based on acceptance a four-power meeting. The three ministers are U. S. secretary of State John Foster Dulles and British and French For- eign Ministers Anthony Eden and Georges Bidault. The foreign ministers' meeting which opened at 9 a. m. (CST) was to be followed by a 4 p. m. neeting of President Eisenhower nd Prime Ministers Churchill and Daniel, which was due to continue vork on the note to Russia then. esume discussion, begun Friday f the whole range of Soviet rela- 3DS. Outlining positions taken by the Western Big Three at their initial Jermuda session last night, in- ormed diplomats said differences principally involved uestions of emphasis. Churchill reportedly told his col- eagues the West should seek every pportunity to open up more con- icts with the new rulers of Russia every level. Eisenhower was understood to have described the basic American WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and Vicinity Mostly loudy, not so cold tonight with now by Sunday morning, A little now or rain Sunday, Low tonight 8, high Sunday 38. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 ours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 39; minimum, 20; oon. 31; precipitation, trace; sun ets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER (No. Central Observation) Max. temp. 29 at p. m. Fri- ay. Low 22 at a. m. today, 'oon temp. 28. Broken layer of ;ouds at feet, overcast at feet, visibility 15 miles with ind from the east at eight m.p.h. arpmeter 29.91, falling, and hu- 64 per cent. The communique said Pella While tactics of the Krem- the Yugoslav minister had have changed sincfit Stalin's ered possibilities of normalizing j death Russia.s major of the Italian-Yugoslav frontier. j Communist world conquest remain During their conference both I unchanged under Premier Georgj governments agreed it was oppor- j Malenkov. tune to proceed immediately upon j In the spirit of basic agreement simultaneous action which will be! that the interests of world peace completed "within a short per- demand willingness to talk over important questions with the Rus- Presumably this would, involve sians the Big Three approached I foreign imnisters' meeting in Ber- lin. Note Drafted A draft of the note has been completed for initial action by Sec- retary of State Dulles, British For- eign Secretary Eden and French Foreign Minister Georges Bidault. (Continued on Page 8, Column 1) EISENHOWER withdrawal of some troops from I consideration of a reply to Moscow the frontier. Both countries have j on its acceptance of a Big Four separately suggested this. Today's meeting was requested by the Yugoslav minister. Premier Pella said shipment of strategic materials to blocked since tension between the two countries mounted would again permitted. Mother, 3 Children Die in Chicago Fire CHICAGO A mother and her three young children perished and the father was seriously burned early today in a fire which swept through their west side grocery store and home. The mother, Mrs. Anne Ciucci, about 28, was found dead by fire- men on a cot by the side door of the grocery. The children, Vincent Jr., 9, Virginia, 8, and Angelina, 4, were burned to death as they slept in a back bedroom in the one- story brick building. The father, Vincent Ciucci, 28, was in serious condition in Cook Jounty Hospital. He suffered sec- ond degree burns and lacerations on his back and head. Downtown Stores Open Tonight For Christmas Shoppers   

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