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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 7, 1954, Winona, Minnesota                              Cloudy Tonighf, Snow Late Friday; Temperature Same Buy A Winter Carnival Snowman NINETY-EIGHTH YEAR. NO. 39 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY EVENING, JANUARY 7, 1954 TWENTY PAGES T Ta x i uts, se Tied to Atomic Weapons U.S. Warned Cpl. Daniel G. Galley of Turtle Creek, Pa., 25, held hands Wed- nesday with Lubov N. Dimova, attractive Russian girl he has applied to the Army for permission to marry. Clutching a doll is Sonia, 4-year-old daughter of Lubov. A resident of Pusan, Korea, Lubov was first held in an Allied stockade, but is now classified as a displaced person. If granted permission to marry, Calley said he hoped to take Lubov and her daughter back to the United States when he is rotated home in May. (AP Wirephoto) Russia Agrees to Discuss A-Power By WARREN ROGERS JR. WASHINGTON United States and Russia were agreed.to- day on starting preliminary aioms-for-peace talks in Washington, but the important question of timing was still up in the air. The Soviets announced the agreement last eight in Moscow and the State Department quickly confirmed it. Six Men Killed In Navy Plane Crash in Panama Through Italy Mrs. Luce Urges Continued American Economic Help WASHINGTON Wi Ambassador Clare Boothe Luce has cautioned top officials here there is new danger in Italy of slowly rising Communist strength, it was learned today. Mrs. Luce, who conferred yes- terday with President .Eisenhower, is reported to be urging continued American economic and military aid to Italy to bolster its pro-West- ern government. Neither Mrs. Luce nor the Presi- dent, reliable sources said, be- lieves there is any imminent threat that Italy's already power- ful Communist party can seize power. The ambassador is confident, it is said, that the current political crisis caused by Italian Premier Giuseppe Fella's resignation can be solved quickly without playing into Communist hands. However, she is reported con- cerned about the long range threat posed to Italian democracy by the lew, non-vioient tactics adopted by Italy's Reds. By exploiting Italy's serious un- employment problem and pressur- ng non-Communist unions to co- perate in strikes. The Red leaders re reported to have gained added December Prices Paid to Farmers Average Higher ST. PAUL received by Minnesota farmers averaged higher in mid-December than a month earlier, Roy A. Bodin, fed- eral-state agricultural statistician, reported today. A sharp increase in hog prices was mainly responsible for the advance, Bodin's report said, al- though higher prices for corn and soybeans contributed significantly. Most prominent of the declines were those shown for eggs, beef cattle and wholesale milk. "Most ago, with sharpest declines shown ROKsandYanksTo Ask Congress for New Farm Price Support Law Agree on ROW Release Plans South Koreans Drop Threat to Use Violence SEOUL American and South hplnw a VPST- Korean leaders meeting separately yltflday apparently settled-at least for potatoes, rye, beef cattle and Bodin said. "Only hogs were showing a large increase." Laniel Sure of Office Until After Parley of violence to free more than 000 unrepatriated prisoners of war while "new (Allied) arrange- ments" are tested. Meanwhile, the Communists failed to answer a repatriation commission request for their views on what to do with the prisoners after Jan. 22, the date set by the armistice for freeing them as civilians.. The U. N. replied earlier that they should be released according PARIS (.fl-Premier Joseph La- to truce terms. There was no in- dication that the Communists Would Expand Social Security, Unemployment- Aid, Amend T-H Law; Asks St. Lawrence Seaway OK By MARVIN L. ARROWSMITH WASHINGTON President Eisenhower said today new tax cuts "can and will be made" as spending is cut and he told Congress America's defense plans are geared to use of atomic weapons "if they are needed to preserve our freedom." The President, in his state of the union message, outlined a program he said would build the military might of the United States, bolster other free nations against Communism, and maintain a healthy economy at home. Proclaiming- encouraging developments in the struggle for global peace, Eisen- rift on the tensej hower said ia a address prepared for a joint session of the House and problem of disposing of prisoners Korean Foreign Minister "Slowly but surely, the free world gathers strength. Meanwhile from behind the Pyun Yung Tai dropped his threat Curtain, there are signs that tyranny is in trouble and reminders that its struc- niel and his Cabinet ministers had a new lease on their shaky offices today. They are due to hang on to them at least until after the Berlin Big Four conference of foreign ministers. France's badly split National As- sembly got together last night to give Laniel a 319-249 endorsement so Foreign Minister Georges Bi- dault could go to Berlin Jan. 25 as spokesman for a real govern- would change their all-out opposi- tion to the release before a Ko- rean political conference meets. Gen. Maxwell D. Taylor, 8th Army commander, flew to Tokyo for conferences with Gen. John E. Hull, U.N. commander. An official spokesmen said the two generals were "smoothing out a number of prisoner details and Russia said its ambassador in Washington, Georgi M. Zarubin, would represent it at the talks to ig the past year. This opens up the grim possibil- ty, she is said to fear, that the Communists might actually be able to take over the country in a year or two if there is an unex- pected worsening of Italy's eco- nomic and political plight. As a demonstration of American tying up some loose ends." ment- The spokesman added: Laniel, who said he would resign j "When you are dealing with dif- !I the vote went against him or ferent_ countries and peoples there wasn't big enough for had been expected to get the Assembly approval. But the size of the en- more than a ma- jority of the chamber's 627 seats- surprised most observers. The As- sembly had sent the Premier to the State Department late yesterday announced it was draft- ing "a substantial program" of de- fense orders for Italian factories as well as a plan for limited eco- nomic aid. set a time, place and subject mat- j No specific figures were dis- ter for full scale negotiations. No closed. But responsible informants said the combined program would total about 300 million dollars dur- PANAMA, Panama men were killed and eight injured in the flaming crash of a U.S. Navy photographic plane in a jungle area near the Trans-Isthmian Highway last night. The engine plane was bringin four- date was mentioned. The State Department, within an hour, announced Secretary Dulles would "proceed at an early date to have the procedural conversa- tions." That was another goad to the Soviets to get the talks going. Time is short for Dulles, who is expected to leave two weeks from today for Berlin and the Foreign Ministers Conference there Jan. 25 among the United States, Russia, Britain and France. Dulles has been pressing for muda with only a 27S-244 endorse- attack. are always loose ends to be tied Pyun threatened Tuesday to in- vade the Indian custodial troops in the Korean neutral zone. Taylor issued a cold, brief state- ment at Seoid Wednesday night that 8th Army troops were pledged to protect Indian troops against an ment. Pyun had threatened to attack ing the next six months. ThisjTrUck Driver SaV6S would be some 40 million dollars wuuio. ne some w million dollars j i i 11 r i> -i_ less than Italy got during a similar I Men rTOm period last year. TOMBSTONE, Ariz. truck 'No Johnson Says After Tatog Office Oath WASHINGTON Lester Calif. lo "le Johnson (D-Wis) reiterated Wed- Capt. William A. Thorn, com- i Uons, that the world unite to strip nesday that he did not come to manding officer at the Coco Solo the atom of 'its military casing Washington "to be an obstruction- Naval Base, announced the casual-1 and adapt it to the arts of peace, i ist." ties. Thorn said it appeared the! Under the Eisenhower Johnson, upset victor in last Laniel reviewed his domestic pol- the Indians because of a roster icies at length and his foreign poli-1 check or headcount of anti-Com- cies briefly before the Assembly yesterday, then called for the de- cisive vote on a procedural motion to postpone debate on his speech. President Eisenhower acknowledges the standing ovation ac- corded him by a joint session of Congress to whom he delivered his State of the Union message. The Congress cheered for a full two minutes. Vice President Nixon, left, and House Speaker Joe Martin, right, joined in the ovation. (UP Telephoto) POWs asked and were granted re- patriation to Red China. President Syngman Rhee met with Cabinet officers Thursday to consider the Taylor statement'and afterwards Pyun said in an inter- view: "We are now making new ar- rangements as a test and if the REFUSES CHANCE TO FLEE reconnaissance platoon to the Ca- i early negotiations ever since _Presi- nal Zone area from Miramar, I dent Eisenhower proposed, in his (Dec. S arldress to the United Na driver was credited with saving arrangements pass the test we do 11 persons from death by carbon I ?ot. havf, to use force against the monoxide poisoning yesterday. i Indians, Fletcher W. Sullins found the 111 n unconscious in a panel truck, tried JCrlOOl Wants Kfitlirn unsuccessfully to revive them by' artificial respiration and rushed them to a hospital. They were given emergency oxy- gen treatment and revived. "I'm thankful to God that some- one pulled us murmured Bernard Berman of Cleveland, one of the 11. plane had undershot by miles i atomic materials and know-how its Air Force (would be pooled for peaceful pur- Base near Colon, on the Carib- bean side of the Isthmus. He said Levi Anderson and Janies Hyatt, two farmers living near the crash area, did "heroic service" in dragging several of the injured men to safety from the flaming wreckage. The survivors were taken to Coco Solo Naval Hospital with severe burns. poses by the United States, Russia and other nations with a contribu- tion to make. An international agency, under United Nations aus- pices, would control the pool. The hope is that such international ef- fort might ultimately lead to con- trol of atomic weapons also. fall's Ninth District congressional election, made the statement after he took the oath of office as the second session of the 83rd Con- gress opened. He told a reporter he would decide each legislative proposal as it came up. "That seemed to be a litle noisy in the Democrat from the normally Republican district said Of Expensive Bones DENVER A. Wright, as- sistant principal at East Denver High School, complained to police yesterday that someone rattled off with the school biology depart- ment's brand new skeleton. Make no bones about it, he in- Slayer Returns Drunk Deputy to Sheriff Police said the near tragedy was formed officers, the school wants caused by fumes from a defective muffler entering Berrnan's panel truck. its skeleton back. The frightening figure set East High back only a few weeks ago. MENOMONIE, Wis. A Dunn County jail inmate awaiting trial for homicide resisted the combined temptation of the wide open road and a fast auto to become Sheriff Harold Rogers' most trusted pris- oner. me." Hagen was in no condition to drive, Mulqueen said. Rogers headed for Colfax and just outside the town met Mul-1 queen driving Hsgen back to Men- omonie in the patrol car. With the ture is as brittle as its surface is hard." Congressional Democrats general- ly greeted President Eisenhower's state of the union message today with reserve. Republican applause for Eisen- hower's backing of flexible farm price supports was noticeably scarce in the House Agriculture Committee. First reaction to his plan for sharing some atomic information with allies was favorable. Program Praised On the broad scope of the mes- sage, Rep. Halleck of Indiana, tha House Republican leader, said it "outlined a program geared to the hopes and aspirations of the Amer- ican people for a prosperity based on peace instead of war." Rep. Arends, House GOP whip or assistant leader, said the message "will prove to be historic in this new Republican era of eco- nomic and governmental recon- struction." Rep. Rayburn of Texas, the Housa Democratic leader, pretty well summed up for the minority. He said the message made "few, if any, specific recommendations oa major subjects" and added: "We still will have to wait to see what President Eisenhower's program is." In his address to an election year Congress almost evenly di- vided politically, the President also: a federal spending budget of about for the fiscal year starting July about 12 billion dollars less than the original Truman administra- tion budget for the current year. for legislation to strip U. S. citizenship from Communists j convicted of conspiring against the in the future. that more than employes now have been separat- ed from federal jobs under tha Rogers said Wednesday he had) Hagen, in his early 50s, said it sheriff escorting- him Mulqueen j Eisennower administration's new n We security program. The previous to- tal, announced last Oct. 23, was I right to his cell. Dulles has said he planned to I after the conclusion of the first discuss the idea with Soviet For-! day's brief session. Names of the casualties were Minister Molotov at the Ber-j He was referring to Speaker Mar- wiithheld pending notification of !lin conference, originally proposed tin repeatedly pounding next of kin for Jan- 4- But wnen the meeting his gavel in an almost futile at- WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and able cloudiness tonight and Friday with possibility of light snow late Friday. No important change in temperature. Low tonight 15, high Friday 30. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 33; minimum, 18; noon, 27; precipitation, none; sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER 'No. Central Observations) Max. temp. 28 at p. m. Wednesday. Low 21 degrees at a. m. today. Noon readings 24 degrees, overcast at feet, visibility six miles, wind from northwest at eight miles per hour, barometer 30.10 steady, humidity 80 per cent. was postponed to Jan. 25, he in- structed Charles E. Bohlen, U.S. Ambassador at Moscow, to take it up with Molotov. Last night's Soviet communique, reporting talks yesterday and last Thursday between Bohlen and Mol- otov, said Bohlen sought prelimi- nary atom conversations in Wash- ington before Jan. 25 or at Berlin during the foreign ministers' get- together. Climber Conquers Mountain Alone BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Alejandro Cassis reported yester- tempt to get the members to cease greeting their colleagues and re- 'turn to thsir seats. He conferred with both Reps. Sam Rayburn (D-Tex) and John McCormack the Demo- cratic leaders Wednesday about a committee assignment but was fold there were no openings on any committee now. Although he has requested as- signment to the House Agricul- ture Committee, Johnson said he is not too hopeful that he will get the spot. Speaker Martin administered the oath of office to Johnson, who was elected to fill out the unexpired term of the late Rep. Merlin Hull, Republican. day he had climbed to the summit of Mt. Aconcagua, feet State Building Record Million MINNEAPOLIS UP) The Asso- making the assault alone with 18 pounds of equipment. Aconcagua, on the Chilean fron- tier, is the highest peak in the Western Hemisphere. Cassis brought back documents left by an earlier expedition, as proof of his successful climb. ciated General Contractors of Min- nesota estimates a record 228 million dollars in new contracts -were received by state firms last year. fired Undersheriff Oscar Hagen for placing the temptation in the prisoner's path. The sheriff said John D. Mul- _ queen, 25, Cudahy, Wis., awaiting j trial on a manslaughter charge in the slaying of a St. Paul, Minn., I man, was taken from the jail for i an auto ride Monday by Hagen, who visited several taverns during the jaunt. Rogers said the inci- dent reached a happy conclusion when Mulqueen telephoned him that Hagen was in no condition to drive and that the sheriff had bet- ter come and get them. Hagen said he had not been fired but had resigned to take a new job "out of town." Mulqueen, a trusted prisoner Four New Members, hands upraised, take the oath of office on the floor of the House of Representatives in Washington after the 83rd -Congress reconvened. Left to right with hands upraised, Reps. Glenard P. Liscomb Harrison A. Williams Jr. Lester Johnson William H. Natcher Standing with them are the sponsors, left to right, Reps. Carl Hinshaw Edward J. Hart Brent Spence Clement Zablocki (AP Wirephoto) even before Monday's trip, has pleaded innocent to a manslaugh- ter charge in the fatal beating of Lloyd Larson, 33. The circumstances behind Ha- gen's release as related by Rogers and Mulqueen: Hagen, assigned to serve some papers Monday at Colfax, some 30 miles to the northeast, took Mulqueen wjth him in the patrol car. Hagen began drinking from a liquor bottle he had with him was his day off and he took Mul- queen for a ride as a favor. He had been undersheriff for several years under Rogers' predecessor. Sportsmen Wisconsin Trout Management Plan To Attack Business Slump plans to combat any business recession or depression, but again declared the nation's economy is basically sound, and his administration is deter- mined "to keep it growing." Recommended a constitutional amendment to give American youths the right to vote at IS years of age instead of 21. foreign military aid must be continued, but that eco- nomic aid can be cut except in Korea "and a few other critical BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis. l.fl places." that the special -Sportsmen voiced approval Wed- u.ai u.e suecm. TiPSdav niffht in flip thirrl n' fiw> farm he Will Send to COn- niffht in flip thirrl n' fiw> gress Monday will call for a new tract the production of needed sup- plies of essential commodities and to stimulate the consumption of those commodities that are flood- the Wisconsin Conservation De partment. On some issues, those in tendance were enthusiastic and voted heavily for department pol icy. But the main legal size trout be planted on the basis of fishing approved by only a 71-65 margin. The plan, in effect, takes the fish to the fishermen, concentrating the stock- ing in more heavily populated and then started stopping at tav-1 areas in place of the north's nat- erns. He and Mulqueen visited at trout stream habitats, accord- least four tsverns. Shortly after ing-to the department, noon Hagen radioed in from Col-1 Charles Lloyd, assistant superin- tendent of the department's fish division, said the group favored by fax that he was taking time out for lunch. Two hours later he told the sheriff on the radio he was stopping for supper. Rogers, who knew by now that Mulqueen was with Hagen, called Police Chief Delbert Kressin at Colfax and was told Kressin had just seen the patrol car with Mul- queen driving. Minutes later Mul- queen himself teleohoned Sheriff Rogers, saying "What happened New Year's Eve is happening again I lakes for trout and reduction and you'd better come and get I fingerlmg stocking. uiviMuu, saiu roe group lavviKu uv a 107-13 margin the Conservation Commission's adopting an overall statewide trout management pol- icy. An overwhelming majority also voted yes on the general issue ing American markets." His sup- port of a flexible price support pro- gram was certain to divide farm- ers as well as Congress members. his appeal for an in- crease in the federal debt ceiling, now 275 billion dollars. The House approved his request for a 15-bil- lion-dollar hike last August, but the Senate Finance Committee reject- ed it. r g e d amendment of the Atomic Energy _Act to permit shar- certain knowl- our nu- should stock size trout. The group also voiced approval that during the next ir the U.S. will spend nearly a billion dollars more for continental defense 1 current year, again for expansion of a special license for trout fislier- "M 7 "ydI7on ot men, development of additional jtte S0eial secunty to cov- of (Continued on 5, Column 3) I IKE   

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