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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 10, 1953, Winona, Minnesota                              Light Snow or Rain Tonight, Not So Cold Hurry Hurry You Goodfellows NINETY-EIGHTH YEAR, NO. 17 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 10, 1953 TWENTY-FOUR PAGES Mrs. Kaiimiera Tarwainiens, above, broke down Wednesday as a photograph of her son, foreground, who was beaten and then bayoneted to death by the Reds was shown to her at a House Baltic committee hearir.g in Detroit. The youth was one of 78 Boy Scout; tortured and murdered by Soviet Union secret agents in Lithuania. (UP Telepboto) Nobel Peace Prize LA L ii iven Uen. IVlarshall OSLO, Norway 1953 Nobel Peace Prize was presented to- day to America's top commander in World War II, Gen. George C. Marshall, for the 17-billion-doi.lar postwar European aid plan which bore his name. The in prize money, a citation scroll and gold medal were handed to Marshall in ceremonies here. French Ambassador Head of Girl, Body of Youth Found in Well PAMPLICO, S. C. UPt-The bat- tered head of a pretty 15-year-old Louis de Monicault also accepted the 1952 peace prize on behalf of Dr. Albert Schweitzer, famed African jungle doctor, humanitarian, philosopher, and musical authority. The other four 1953 prizes from the fortune left by Alfred Nobel, Anderson Mum On Possibility Of Senate Try GOP Needs Strong Candidate to Run Against Humphrey By RICHARD P. POWERS WASHINGTON Wl Republican Gov. C. Elmer Anderson of Minne sola today brushed aside questions as to whether he will try to unsea Sen. Hubert H. Humphrey (D) in next year's election. One of the prime issues con fronting Minnesota Republicans is to find a strong candidate agains Humphrey who will be seeking his second six year term in the Sen- ate. Asked by a reporter if he in tended to enter the Senate race Anderson replied with a smile: "That is a good question." He said he did not wish to make any comment on the matter. How- ever, he conceded thare has been 'all kinds of discussion" about his possible entry into the race, Anderson also said the Minne- sota Young Republicans recently endorsed him for the Senate. The governor flew here late Wednesday in a National Guard plane to discuss National Guard matters with officials and to at- tend a highway conference spons. ored by the United States Chamber of Commerce. The governor was accompanied by Minnesota Adjt, Gen. Joseph E< Nelson and his secretary, James Faber, He said he had no plans to see President Eisenhower while here. He also said he had no appoint- ment with any officials of the Re- publican National Committee. Referring to Eisenhower's ad- dress before the United Nations- calling for an international atomic energy agency, Anderson said "it was a great speech. I feel that something like that was necessary at this time." Friday evening he will attend a reception at the Statler Hotel which is being sponsored in his honor by former Minnesotans now living here. Confessed Slayer Of Deputy Tries inventor of dynamite, were to be T tr -i To Kill ieif in Jail presented later today in similar ceremonies in Stockholm, Sweden. They go to Britain's Prime Min- ister, Sir Winston Churchill, for literature; Dr. Franz Albert Lip- mann of Harvard University and Dr. Hans Adolph Krebs of Eng- land's Sheffield University, both Pamplico schoolgirl and the body German-born, for medicine; Hol- of her boy friend were dug out of land's Dr. Frits Zernike, for phys- last-'ics; and West Germany's Dr. Her- an abandoned well near night. Sheriff John Hanna said both had been shot. The decapitated body of Betty Clair Cam was found Monday in a shallow grave over- looking the Pee Dee River. Her companion wa-s Harvey Allen, 22, of Latta. A medical report said the had been raped. Police announced that several men were being held for question- ing. Police Chief Harvey Cross said two young white men were taken to an undisclosed jail for questioning. Sheriff Hanna said he was hold- ing three men, including two Negroes, in the Florence County jail. But he emphasized no charges had been placed against them. Hanna said a wallet and watch were missing from Allen's person. The boy's relatives said he had both when he left home Sunday to go on a date with the girl. The sheriff said the girl's head and Allen's body were badly beat- en. Officers said Allen's face was "so badly beaten that it was hardly recognizable." A six-man coroner's jury was man Staudinger, for chemistry. Churchill's wife will accept the prize for her husband, who leaves ANOKA, Minn. W! William Anderson, 35, confessed slayer of an Anoka County deputy sheriff, attempted to commit suicide in the Anoka jail Wednesday by slashing one arm near the elbow. Anderson made a deep cut with Rose Bowl Queen Barbara Schmidt PASADENA, Calif. Louise Schmidt, a 17-year-old bru- nette with dimples and brown eyes, will reign as queen of this season's Tournament of Roses. "Harry W. Hurry, tourna'ment president, announced her selection today from a group of seven rose princesses. These were chosen from some coeds at John Muir and Pasadena City Colleges, where the competition started six weeks ago. Barbara goes tp Pasadena City College. She is 5 feet 6, weighs 118 pounds and her measurements are bust 35, waist 24 and hips 34. Witness Ejected From McCarthy Spy Hearing WASHINGTON The capitol lolice today ejected a witness from Senate hearings on alleged spying at Ft. Monmouth, N. J., for shout- ng denials of espionage about which he had not been questioned. The witness, Henry Nathan Shoiket of Brooklyn, N. Y., was ed from the room with his lawyer 3n orders of Sen. McCarthy (R- presiding at the hearings be- ussia io Ato mic Congress Fears Red Trickery on Atomic Controls Lawmakers Will Go Easy on Lifting Secrecy Safeguards WASHINGTON of pos- sible" Russian trickery threatened today to impede future congres- sional approval for President Ei- senhower's proposal to pool atom- ic energy materials and know- how for peace purposes. Although Eisenhower told ..._ United Nations he had "every ex- pectation of approval" by Cun- gress of a plan to encourage world- wide, nonmilitary atomic develop- ments, some lawmakers foresaw difficulties. Many lawmakers, however, bailed the Eisenhower proposal as a bold stroke for peace, and as one which would test the Russians' intentions. At the U. N., Chief Soviet Dei- egate Andrei Vishinsky said it would be impossible to insure the jse of atomic energy for peace without strict international control of weapons. In Congress, Sen. Potter (R- Mich) said he thinks the "danger spot" in the proposed international program lies in inability of this :ountry to exact any guarantee that Soviet Russia will live up to any agreement it might He added in an interview: "The President certainly has a good idea if it can be accomplished but I don't see how we are ever going to be certain that the Soviets will Jive up to any pledges they may make. "For my own part, I don't be- Mrs. Ann Stafum, right, a 45-year-old grandmother, and her 17-year-old sweetheart, Clarence Houk, plan to be married on Dec. 24 in Knoxville, Tenn. Mrs. Statum, a divorcee, is the mother of six children. The oldest, 19-year-old Billy, is a Marine private and the father of a two-year-old daughter. (UP Telephoto) ore his Senate investigations sub- lieve they are ever going to de committee. "You did not ask me whether was engaged in espionage the answer is Shoiket shouted, but McCarthy shouts of "take him iut" drowned out most of what a piece of glass but bled only a j the_witness was attempting to say short time before a prisoner in an' adjoining cell notified the jailer. The incident occurred about 3 a.m. A doctor who was called to the jail made seven stitches to close flftpr "hp Ri? Jcm Iudue suiciies W Close g wound- Person was not taken Three conference. Marshall, who will be 73 Dec. 31, was the 12th American to win the peace prize, first given in 1901, Norway's 81-year-old King Haa- kon VII headed the glittering audi- ience which packed Oslo Uni- j Following is a list of contribu- te a hospital. His condition is not serious, a deputy said. Be a Goodfellow The uproar came at a session in which: 1. McCarthy announced he will summon Telford Taylor, former war crimes prosecutor in Germany and lately a critic of the senator, for questioning in the Ft. Mon- mouth investigation. 2. Another witness. Marcel Ull- man of Spottswood, N. J., refused to answer questions as to whether he had engaged in espionage while working at the fort for six years. tv ii tin win. J.UL, iuu" WOrKJ.n2 3 C Tile lOri lOF SIX VG2rS versity's Festival Hall to applaud I tions to the Goodfellow fund to j Shoiket refused, on grounds the j answers might tend to incriminate him, to say whether he had as- {sociated with the atom spies, Ju- as the soldier-statesman mounted date: the rostrum. The presentation was made by Gunnar Jahn, president of the No- bel committee named by the Nor- wegian Parliament to make the award. Just before, Carl Joachim Ham- bro, who often has represented Norway in the League of Nations and the United Nations, explained the prize was "not given to Mar- shall for all he accomplished dur- ing the war." "What he has done after the war to prepare for peace is the corol- lary of this achievement, and it is this great work for the estab- lishment of peace the Nobel com- mittee has wanted to Ham- bro declared. Tonight the prize committee was 2.00 empaneled and viewed Ihe h American general at and head last night. No date was [hs dinner and tomorrow set for the mciusst _ Ihe will deliver the Nobel lecture The couple was last seen Sun-1 bi f M h day at p.m. when they left' the girl's home on a date. Early Monday Allen's bloodstained car was found behind a Negro school- house some three miles from the river. The headless body of the girl was found in the grave by the river that night. A layer of gravel was on top of the well. But fresh earth prompted officers to dig into it. They came upon the girl's coat first. Beneath a pile of corn- shucks was her head. Buried below it wa.s Allen's body, stuffed head down. The well is about 10 feet deep. Previously listed .Friends from Danuser and. Mr. and Mrs. W. K. Nagle.............., Standard Lumber Co., general office and retail yards employes A Friend from Blair, Wis. In memory of Frank A. Hamernik Una Armiga Mrs. Alice L, Ounmore From a Christian...... R. H. Watkins Richard and Thomas Harney Walter C. Kelly A Friend A Friend from Alma, Wis................. ouL.iaL'cu Tvn.il LUC ciiuiii u- jr 2-50 j lius Rosenberg and. Morton Sobell, sa'd- I viate from their ultimate objective of world conquest. I don't believe it is likely they will ever give us any of the benefits of their re- search in exchange for any infor- mation we might give them." Sen. Olin D. Johnson (D-SC) said: "We are not going to dump our atomic .secrets into the Russians' laps until we know what they are going to do with them, I can't understand why we should spend all of this money investigating Russian espionage and then would turn over our secrets to them." Sen. Burke (D-Ohio) said he hopes the United States does not come up with "a bad bargain" as the result of Eisenhower's offer, "If the Russians made an agree- ment and then broke it, we could very well be in hot he The blasts continued for more than two hours, sending shrapnel screaming as far as feet. One chunk of metal struck an auto- mobile some distance from the scene but the occupant was not hurt. Malvern residents said the din of the exploding shells was "al- most continuous" for nearly an hour, and then tapered off until there was only an occasional blast. Neither of the drivers was seriously hurt. Officers said they had not determined what caused the accident. Purge of Malenkov Enemies Continues NEW YORK purge of 150.00 2.00 10.00 1.00 3.00 20.00 10.00 2.00 10.00 2.00 after their years as school mates i Sen- Schoeppel (R-Kan) said he j possible enemies by Soviet Pre at the College of the City of New thinks that before Congress will I mier Georgi Malenkov and party York. aSree to turn over any fissonable boss Nikita Khrushchev continues, He' also had refused to say material to an international agen- carrying with it overtones of per- Eisenhower said might be j sonal vengeance and strong indica- The Alsatian-born Dr. Schweit- zer, 78, had cabled his mis- sionary-medical work at Lamba- rene. French Equatorial Africa, prevented his attending the pre- sentation ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. clothing, bedding and canned goods; Walter Pape, Fountain and nuts; Coch- rane and Alma-----clothing; A Friends from Dorothy Ritt, Northwest Airlines stewardess, delivers Korean' orphans, Daniel, and Rhoda June, to Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Spaulding of Benton Harbor, Mich., as the children arrived in Chicago today from Korea. The Spauldings adopted the orphans through the mission of 7th Day Adventists in Korea. (UP Tele- photo) whether he was a Communist, but was not asked whether he had him- self engaged in espionage. Some State Roads Made Slippery by Freezing Rain By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Freezing rain made highway travel difficult in western and northwestern Minnesota today. The Automobile Club reported highways slippery in the Brainerd, Moorhead, Willmar and Fergus Falls areas and that poor driving conditions prevailed as far south- east as St. Cloud. The freezing rain is expected to spread over most of the state by tonight, with a possibility temper atures may rise above the freezing point in some areas. Temperatures overnight ranged down to 6 above at Alexandria and 9 at Redwood Falls. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and Vicinity Mostly cloudy tonight and Friday. Occa- sional light snow or rain tonight. Not quite so cold tonight, lowest 22, high Friday afternoon 36. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m today: Maximum, 31; minimum, 21; noon, 31; precipitation, none; sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER (No. Central Observations) Max. temp. 29 at noon, low 20 at a.m. today. Noon readings- Scattered layer of clouds at feet and overcast- at feet, visibility 12 miles. The wind is :rom the southeast at 12 miles an lour, the barometer falling slowly at 29.71 and the humidity is 71 per cent. will want "some cast-iron I tions that the men of Moscow-cen- guarantees that the Russians are i tered great Russia are cracking going to cooperate." i down. Moscow dispatches Wednesday j night revealed that Khrushchev, I fresh from ridding Leningrad 10 i days ago of its party chieftain V. Son Held in Mother's Death VIRGINIA, Minn, i-ri _ Louis i M- Andrianhov, now has settled an Alexander, 33, a recently discharg-1 old Personal score down in Ar- ed veteran, was held without charge menia. today after his 71-year-old widowed He sent a favorite hatchet man, mother was found shot to death Peter N. Pospelov, to the trans- in their home here Wednesday. j Caucasian republic to boot out the Police Sgt. R. M. Michels said j entire Armenian party leadership. the son appeared at police head- quarters and reported he had shot his mother, Mrs, Mary Alexander, because "she had tried to poison Special disgrace was reserved for the long-time Armenian party leader, G. A. Arutiun'ov. He was fired and expelled from the Cen- tral Committee. Bo I id Spokesman Sees Threat of War la New Proposal Stand Indicates Continued Deadlock Over. Control Plans LONDON spokesmen gave strong indications last night that the Kremlin wants no part of President Eisenhower's proposal for an atomic energy pool for peaceful uses. There was no "official" reply from (he Soviet government, but a top propaganda commentator'on Moscow radio, Boris Leontyev, described the American proposal as a rehash of the Baruch atomic control plan the Russians have always rejected. Leontyev added that the U. S. President had "threatened atomic war." In the United Nations Assembly, Russian Delegate Andrei Y. Vish- insky declared: "You cannot in- sure the use of atomic energy for peaceful purposes without uncon- ditional prohibition and strict in- ternational control (of atomic U.N. deliberations on atomic energy control have been dead- locked for several years by Rus- sia's insistence on an immediate ban. and the West's counterdemand for a workable control and in- spection system first. West for Plan The initial Soviet reaction came as the Western world generally applauded Ihe plan, outlined by Eisenhower Tuesday in a speech before the U.N. Assembly. News- papers in India also welcomed it j as a "rent, however small, in the 'atomic curtain." Although some Western still expressed a faint hope that the official Soviet answer might be more favorable, the first Rus- sian comment obviously had been cleared with Kremlin propaganda and foreign affairs authorities be- fore it was made public. Outlining his plan for a U.N. commission to which atomic pow- ers, including Russia, would con- tribute fissionable materials and skill for peaceful purposes that would benefit the whole world, Ei- senhower warned that man must control atomic power or it will destroy him. He declared the growing U.S. tockpile of atomic weapons "ex- ceeds by many times the ex- plosive equivalent of all bombs and shells dropped or fired all over the world during World War II." Seizing on this part of the speech, Leontyev said: "There is a spate of phrases on an alleged desire for peace on the part of the United States But if you analyze his speech, Eisenhower threatened atomic war and made a eulogy of this policy of force." Speech Assailed 'It is clear that the United States does not want to bring about an international detente (relaxing of strained he continued. an aggravation of a diabetic con-1 "The warmongering speech of dition and brought on blindness. I President Eisenhower and the at- The railroad attorney, Paul J. Me- titude adopted in the United Na- Gough. Minneapolis, claimed that i tions by the U. S. delegation proves blindness was due to a long-stand-j this sufficiently." ing case of diabetes and further! In his talk, broadcast first in alleged the accident never happen-1 French and then in English, Ammunition Truck Explodes in Iowa MALVERN, Iowa ammunition truck which burned after sideswiping with another semitrailer, gave this town of a taste Wednesday night of what it's like to sweat out an artillery barrage. The gasolir.e tank of the ammunition carrier caught fire follow- ing the collision and its cargo of 105-mm. shells started exploding. Railway Worker In Court Suit AUSTIN, Minn. UP) A verdict for in favor of James E. Briggs, 41, railroad fireman of Olwein, Iowa, was returned again- st the Chicago, Great Western railway today by a jury in Mower County District Court, It was the second trial. Briggs became blind in May, 1949, 11 months after he allegedly bumped his head while working on a diesel engine. It was claimed blindness resulted from a pre- existing case of diabetes. At the first trial a jury in Austin allowed the fireman 500. The railroad appealed and the Minnesota Supreme Court last March granted a new trial on grounds that Eugene A. Rerat, Minneapolis, attorney for Briggs, nad improperly cross-examined doctors on text books that were not considered authoritative. The bump on the head, during a switching operation in June, 1948, according to Rerat, induced ed. Leontyev termed the President's The case started Nov. 30 before'plan merely another dressed-up District Judge A, C. Richardson. Cars Skidded And Stalled on slippery streets in Des Moines, Iowa, Wednesday as the first real snow of the season hit the city. The driver of the car at the left had to put on chains after stalling on the hill. (UP Telephoto) version of the atomic control sys- tem presented to the United Na- tions June 14, 1946, by America's Bernard Baruch. This plan, calling for an inter- national system of control and in- spection leading to outlawing of atomic weapons, has been ap- proved by the majority of U. N. member nations but has repeatedly run into a Russian veto. In a later English language broadcast beamed to North Amer- ica, another Moscow radio com- mentator. Konstantine Orlov said the striking thing about Eisen- hower's speech wa.s "the utter lack of concrete proposals on how to make those general desires and wishes" for peace into reality. "Yet even Edgar Bergen's Mortimer Snerd ought to Orlov continued, "that the ban- ning of atomic and hydrogen bombs is a cardinal point about the whole atomic problem which Eisenhower spoke of." Moscow's Communist party newspaper Pravda also raised the same point after an 800-word sum- mary of the main points of the President's speech. At the end of its Pravda commented only: "How- ever, the President in his speech did not express his attitude to- ward the question of outlawing atomic weapons."   

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