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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1953, Winona, Minnesota                              Five Below Tonight In City, Eight Below in Countr) Two Days Left To Become A Goodfellow NINETY EIGHTH YEAR. NO. 27 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, TUESDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 22, 1953 SIXTEEN PAGES Francis N. Hartjen posted this sign, "This is NOT One of Santa's in Cleveland, Ohio, after sobbing small fry in his neighborhood accused him of killing one of the rein- deer they hoped would bring them presents on Christmas Eve. Hartjcn, a veteran of many deer hunting seasons, said, "Some of them were pretty peeved." (AP Wirephoto) Herriot and Auriol Favored in France PARIS tired old men who insist they don't want the job led the field of possible compromise candidates for the French presidency today. Veterans Edouard Herriot and Vincent Auriol came to the fore as Parliament leaders sought to break the left- right deadlock that has resulted in 10 fruitless ballots. 20.00 15.00 2.00 2.00 Be a Good Fellow Following is a list of contri- butions to the Goodfellows fund to date: Previously listed Employes of the North- ern States Power Co. Winona Trades and Labor Council....... five "K's" Joan and Ruth Tushner Badger Machine Co. and employes....... 100.00 Donna and Judy...... 1.00 Carol Daniel 3.00 Rev. A. L. Mennicke Donny, Tommy, John- ny, Bobby, Mary Frances and Paul 6.00 Patty Hein 1.00 American Legion and affiliated organizations........ 50.00 F. A. Giehler.......... 5.00 David, Jeffry, Patti 3.00 Mr. and Mrs. Gordon L. Weishorn......... 10.00 Barbara 1.00 A Friend.............. 20.00 E. E. Shepard......... 5.00 Mrs. Elizabeth Conrad 5.00 In Memory of Russell 3.00 Raymond A. Plainview, Minn, T............... G. and M.R.G........ Gorman Co. employes KWNO Record show (so far) Mrs. David Jasrewski 1.00 Drop-off Boys....... .39 Mrs. William Jackman 1.00 Elmer V. Schmidt 3.00 Winona High Hoods 2.00 "Silver X" 1.00 Mike and Mitch Klagge Hanson's Direct Service.......... 5.00 Harry B. Smith 2.00 Bruce Krings 1.00 Curtis and Guy Hanzer 1.00 Diane Manz 1.00 Dorothy 2.00 Dennis and Rita Konkel 2.00 Ray Durner Family 1.00 Paul Mueller 1.00 A Good Fellow 1.00 Lakeside Produce Market............ 10.00 Anderson Groc., Spring Grove 1.00 The Boughtons Herriot and Auriol appeared the only likely figures generally con- sidered above the party squabbles. Auriol, 69, winds up a seven-year hower. Labor Board Denies Unions Time on Jobs Company Premises Ruled Natural Forum for Employer WASHINGTON HWThe govern- ment has stopped compelling em- ployers to give unions equal time during plant working hours to solicit members. The rule in effect for two years was reversed late yesterday by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in a 3-1 decision saying that company premises are the natural forum for employer views and the union hall is the union's. "We reject the idea that the union has a statutory right to assemble and make campaign speeches to employes on the em- ployer's premises and at the em- ployer's the NLRB majority said in its policy re- versal. Set Up New Role At the same time the NLRB established a new rule. It said that henceforth neither the company nor union would be allowed to address workers on company] premises during working hours for! 24 hours before an NLRB election! to choose a collective representative. j Member Abe Murdock, former Democratic senator from Utah and a Truman administration ap- pointee to (he NLRB, vigorously dissented from both rulings. Two )f the board's present four mem- is one appointees of President Eisen-i U.S. Acts Cautiously uss Atomic Talks term in the job Jan. 17. Murdock's dissent said the pur- Speculation that one or the other pose of the Taft-Hartley and pre- might be drafted mounted after vious federal labor laws was to Andre le Troquer, presiding offi-j encourage collective bargaining cer of the electoral congress, j rather than achieve employer- called a meeting of leading politi- cos before members of Parliament met today to cast their llth ballot. Intervening last night when, on the 10th ballot, no candidate still union "neutrality." "Practically every employer speech on company time and property is designed to perpetrate individual collective bargaining and to discourage collective 3.00 2.00 could poll a majority, Le Troquer (union) Murdock declared, "Prolongation of the said. "Is Santa the first thing Ronnie Savage, Japanese war orphan, asked at the end of his flight from Japan to live with his foster parents, M. Sgt. Edward Savage and Mrs. Savage in Louisville, Ky. The sergeant is stationed at Fort Knox. Here the happy trio leaves Standiford Field. (AP Wirephoto) present situation would endanger the functioning of democratic in- stitutions." In all previous presidential elec- He said unions will be at an organizing disadvantage because outside contacts and union meet- ings are not as effective in preach- tions, no more thifo two ballots ing unionism as right in the plant have been required. to a "captive audience." Premier Joseph Laniel, who has Participating in the maiority led the poll throughout most of decision were Chairman Guy i aone_ct-. Allies Make Last Appeal to POWs By GEORGE McARTHUR PANMUNJOM Allies today scheduled last-minute "come home" broadcasts to the 22 American POWs who embraced Com- rounism as hope of face-to-face talks with them was all but aban- Allies See Less Danger of Open Red Aggression Dulles States Views In Report on NATO Meeting in Paris WASHINGTON of State Dulles said today the min- sters of the 14 North Atlantic Treaty Allies believe the danger of "open military aggression, from Soviet Russia" is less than it was a'year or two ago. Yet "the danger is immense and Dulles said, adding: "This is no time for the free world to relax." Dulles reported in a speech pre- pared for the National Press Club in the meeting of the alliance council in Paris a few days ago. If the danger of aggression has in fact declined, he said, it's due to at least two NATO power and unrest behind the Iron Curtain. Dulles reported that NATO had successfully adopted in the Dec. 14-15 meeting a new "long haul" concept, the essence of which is thai the alliance should operate on a budget which member nations can sustain over a long period. He said this was a step forward over the older concept of empha- sizing heavy military build-ups to meet potential crisis years. In explaining why there is a belief'the danger has possibly de- clined, Dulles laid heavy emphasis on "the vast underlying discon- Iceland Crash Rescue Party Sights No Life REYKJAVIK, Iceland UP) A rescue party crawled within sigh: of a wrecked American Navy bomber high atop an Iceland gla- cier today and reported finding no signs of life. Hope faded that any of the nine crew members were still alive. The two engine patrol bomber crashed last Thursday in a bliz zard on the glacier near the south- east coast of Iceland. The Iceland rescue party radioed that survival equipment dropped near the wreck apparently had not been touched. The party crawled up a steep ce wall with the aid of parachuted supplies only to find that a mighty crevasse still separated it from the plane's wreckage. They could see the wreckage from a distance jut had to map a wide detour around the chasm to reach it. This hey expected to do sometime to- day. Man Held for Cannon Falls Bank Robbery RICHMOND, Ind. A Rich- mond man was arrested Monday and charged with the S101 robbery o'f the First National Bank of Can- non Falls, Minn., Dec. 8. Named in a federal warrant charging robbery by intimidation and assault with a dangerous weapon was Murl Russell Jarvis, 29. Bond of was set. tent" among workers in Soviet i A man, un-masked and carrying ing, lost ground last night when the small Social and Democratic Resistance party abstained on the 10th ballot to protest continuation of the stalemate. The wealthy Premier, backed by Parliament's conservatives, re- ceived 392 votes. He had 413 on the ninth ballot earlier in the day. Because of abstentions, he was 42 two Eisenhower appoint- ees, and member Ivar Peterson, a Truman appointee. Arthur Goldberg, CIO general counsel, said in an interview the NLRB policy reversal "seems to be a very bad decision and a very antiunion decision." "We the majority de- cision said "that both parties to war prisoners who rejected repatriation. satellite countries, the five days of inconclusive vot- Farmer and member PhiliD Rav I Midnight Wednesday ends the 90-day period for coaxing home '.It seems that the Soviet rulers' .._- i _? ue nricnnorc rp1PptPrt rpnatnatmfl (exploitation of their own and the 'satellite peoples has reached the point where it would be reckless for them to engage in general he said. All recent major speeches by high Soviet officials seek to encourage their people to hope for more food and more con- sumer goods of better quality. "That clearly shows a popular demand so insistent that it can- Iwhat appeared to be a .38 caliber pistol, entered the bank about votes short of a majority on each a iabor dispute have equal round, (to disseminate their point of view, other avowed candidate, got 358) the fact that 200 on the 10th ballot and 365 on thejone party must be so strangely 1550 r-intn- Naegelen, former governor! openhearted as to underwrite the general of Algeria, was supported! campaign of the other." iu including the large j Making an employer give a Truman Says U.S. Personal Liberties The Americans will be listed as absent without leave at that hour. Thirty days later they will be classed as deserters. The U. N. Command announced it will make three loudspeaker broadcasts to prisoners in the Communist North for the Americans, one for the lone j Briton and a third for 77 Koreans who did not face interviewers. At the same time, the Reds went ahead with face-to-face explana- Communist bloc. Total KWNO Additional contribution from Proedtert Malt- ing Co. employes Whistling Paul .Homer Christmas Carolers 10.03 48.39 1.00 1.00 4.00 Patience in Korean Talks WASHINGTON Itf Arthur H. Dean, who tried vainly for seven weeks to arrange a Korean peace 1 conference with the Reds, has urged the nation to match Com- munist stalling with patience and I hope. i "I do believe the Chinese Com- j munists are determined to keep j North Korea politically and eco- nomically integrated into their own he told a nation- wide television and radio audience last night. "The cutlook is discouraging but by no means hopeless. There is no easy, pat solution. It will take union company time and facility for a prounion speech, the major- ity said, was about the same as "admitting an employer to the union hall for the purpose of mak- ing an antiunion WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and vicinity Clearing and colder tonight with tempera- tures falling to five below in city and eight below in country. nesday generally fair and continued cold. Highest in afternoon 18. LOCAL WEATHER LOS Truman as saying that personal liberties in the United States today "may be threatened, but they're not in dan- Ike Discusses Proposal With Top Advisers Congressmen Urge Government to Act With Great Care By JOHN SCALI WASHINGTON iff Diplomatic officials said today the United States would move cautiously in meeting Russia's professed readi- ness to talk about the Eisenhower proposal for a pool of atomic materials for peace. Secretary of State Dulles, who said yesterday of Moscow's reply, "This is had a forum to comment further in a foreign pol- icy speech today before a National Press Club luncheon. President Eisenhower, who jroached the peaceful-uses atomic >lan in a widely acclaimed United Nations speech Dec. 8, had no comment on Russia's reply. The President had opportunity ,o discuss it with some of his top "oreign policy, military and atom- c advisers at a White House coa- "erence this morning. The confer- ence was scheduled before Moscow made public its note yesterday. Among members of Congress remaining in Washington, the con- sensus was hopeful but cautious. Most lawmakers who commented said the Kremlin response was encouraging, but that this govern- ment should move with great care. Dulles clearly foreshadowed in a formal statement yesterday a move by tie United States to pro- vide the "necessary explanation" Russia requested about Eisen- hower's proposal. Next Step Pondered Whether the President and closing time and passed a note to j Dulles will decide this additional a teller, Mrs. Greg Duffing. The note said, "This is a don't be a put the money in this bag." Mrs. Duffing took the note to E. L-. Peters, cashier, who was counting about at his desk. Peters scooped up some bills from I information should be provided secretly as part of the confiden- tial talks suggested by Eisen- hower has not yet been decided "The United States will, through the new channels which the Soviet Union now accepts, explore every possibility of securing agreement the SI and S5 drawer and put them I and bringing President Eisen- into the bag. [flower's historic proposal into the not be ignored. It suggests that The man in a late model realm of creative Dulles perhaps the workers within the Icar w'tn Wisconsin license plates, j said Soviet Union may be allowed to tions. They won back 23 of 242 work ]ess for ait I nhtnocn Tiriv-nnaT-e triHoxr Anrl fhenr I ANGELES WI-Harry S. Prisoners today And they I and more for d Tn in an interview is quoted ll" J5 t0' of course, would be a welcome The former president was ask- ed; "Do you believe that your per- sonal liberties, as guaranteed by the Constitution, are threatened to- He was quoted as answer- ing: "They may be threatened, but they're not in danger." Asked for the basis of his think- ing on this point, he replied: "Well, it's happened before. We go through these periods of hyster- ia, have done it time and again. morrow, the final day. Texts for the Allied broadcasts were approved by the Neutral Na- tions Repatriation Commission and a spokesman said the commission "will make the facilities avail- able." He noted, however, that it is up to the prisoners "to listen or not to listen." approach to the practices observed in the free world. "The revolt of last June within East Germany exposed the vast underlying discontent which exists among the workers within the [satellite areas. It indicates that if there were an armed invasion of Western Europe the Soviet lines of communication might not be And Lt. Gen. K, S. Thimayya, altogether secure. Indian chairman. of the commis- i sion, predicted that the prisoners 1 probably will "all join together j and go to the other end of the compound." Hope for interviews with the Swiss Election "Now we have a Communist Americans all but vanished when j scare. And if you know anybody (the repatriation commission ruled Official observations for the 24 1 that knows a Communist, I wish! that only one neutral observer hours ending at 12 m. today: j Put him in touch with me, team will be available tomorrow ea Maximum, 37 7; minimum, 8; (because I'd like to see what onejfor Allied talks. The other teams noon, 11; precipitation, trace: sun Hooks like. I don't think that the will be busy watching Communist sets tonight at sun rises to- country is in any danger from an I explanation sessions morrow at interior Communist, uprising, i AUN SDokesman said it AIRPORT WEATHER "Our difficulties are beyond the! b impossible to conduct inter- (No. Central observations) i Iron Curtain, and it's been the pol-1 vfews unless five sites were Max. temperature 33 at noon icy to prevent the people on the j but observers pointed out to attend this decision could be S. Tyler Winona Izaak Walton League toys. Mrs. Grandma from Fountain City Six Arrested in Carleton Blast CARLETON. Minn. Lfi Six boys, arrested following explosion of a soft-drink bottle bomb, were turned over to juvenile court Mon- day. The bottle, containing an uniden- tified chemical, exploded under the front porch of the Fred Petite home early Saturday, tearing boards from the porch and dam- aging the interior of the house. all the brains, energy, resolution j from the wesShwest and patience at our command j at 20 to barometer The special ambassador spoke 30.32 rising and the humidity 55 in a report to the people on the per cenr Panmunjom talks, from which he' walked out 11 days ago after the Reds accused the United States of "perfidy." He said the Communist negotia- tors aimed for a long-drawn-out session in the hope Americans would lose patience and, through public a settlement on Red terms. "The meat of the cocoanut" hold-, ing up the talks, he said, was Communist insistence an includ- ing five nations, including India i and Russia as neutrals at the! proposed Korean peace confer-! ence. He said the Reds sought to drive wedge between the United States and India by creating an impression that the United States "does not like India." Monday, low eight degrees above j other side of the Iron Curtain from i zero at a.m. today.- Noon read-1 putting the free world out of busi- 11, scattered I ness. And that's the most import- layer of clouds at feet with -1--'-1- visibility of 15 miles plus. The ant thing with which we are fac- ed. If we can do that then we'll have peace in the world and that's what we've all been fight- ing for." Roasters Boost Price of Coffee NEW YORK W prices were boosted by nine roasters Monday as the cost of green coffee soared to a record high. Increases of one to three cents a pound were made in wholesale coffee prices by roasters in several sections of the country. The wholesale boosts may not be felt at the retail level for as much as a month. Green coffee futures today reach- ed the highest price level in the 71-year history of the New York j Coffee Sugar Exchange. Trade sources said supplies may prove inadequate for world demand. modified. BERN, Switzerland The Swiss Parliament elected Rodolphe Rubattel to the nation's presidency today in just over 10 minutes. As vice president for the past year. At the same time, Dulles em- phasized Russia "seems not to have caught the spirit of the President's as evi- denced by outspoken criticism in the Soviet note of .some of Eisen- hower's speech. The critical comments, actually some 90 per cent of Russia's reply, are the factor causing the State Department to move slowly in deciding on the next step. After careful study of Russia's response, some ranking diplomats a little less optimistic than beyond recognition, had been re- they been at first glance 6 Known Dead in Gas Barge Blast PT. PLEASANT, W. Va. to eight men were reported killed today in an explosion aboard a gas- oline barge at the Ohio River dock of the Marietta Manufacturing Co. One report received by radio at City Hall said eight bodies had been counted. It added that one, burned moved to a funeral home. The state police headquarters at Charleston, W. Va., had a report from troopers on the scene, about midway between Huntington and Parkersburg, that six bodies had been received. about prospects for negotiations. For example, some officials noted the Russians at least 20 times vigorously restated their long-standing demand for pledges (Continued on Page 10, Column 5) U. S. CAUTIOUS North Central Wants To Drop Mill City, Grand Forks Route WASHINGTON iff) The Civil Aeronautics Board said today that North Central Airlines has asked for permission to suspend service immediately on its route opera- ting between Minneapolis and j Grand Forks, N. D. The line said it is losing money on that route and it has no in- tention of asking 'chat jt be re- certified when the present two- year temporary permit to operate there expires March 27. The route between Minneapolis and Grand Forks, also serves St. Cloud, Alexandria, and Fergus Palls in Minnesota, and Fargo, M. D., and includes flights to Brain- erd, Bemidji and Thief River Falls in Minnesota. Three Trainmen Were Injured, one seriously, when a freight train struck this stalled gasoline transport at a crossing at Wichita, Kan., Mon- day night. In the background are several of the 20 cars derailed. The transport, loaded with gallons of gasoline, had bogged down in mud and snow. The driver escaped injury at; he had gone for help. (UP Telephoto) Downtown Stores Open Until 9 Tonight and Wednesday   

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