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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 30, 1954, Winona, Minnesota                              Fair, Not Quite So Cold Tonight; Warmer Sunday Dial 3322 To Place Your Want Ad NINETY-EIGHTH YEAR. NO. 59 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, SATURDAY EVENING, JANUARY 30, 1954 SIXTEEN PAGES mploye E The New Football Coach at the University of Minnesota, Murray Warmath, is shown at his home at State College, Miss., Friday evening with his family after it was announced that he had resigned his coaching post with the Mississippi State Maroons to head the Minnesota Gopher: Coach Warmath gets help holding a Minnesota program from Carol Ann, 9, Murray Jr., 13, and Mrs. Warmath. He signed with the Gophers for four years at per year. (AP Wirephoto) ST. PAUL brightly decked column of some march- ers, floats and bands starts moving through St. Paul's downtown district at 2 p.m. today, first big outdoor event in the city's 1954 Winter Carnival. Spectators hauled out their cold weather gear to line the parade route. Ten above weather and bright sunshine was expected by parade time. It will take more than two hours for the procession of 100 units to Pass a given point in the 2.7 mile TODAY tors including about em- ployes of the Northern Pacific Rail- J way's shops at Brainerd. The group i came to St. Paul aboard a special train. Fear Have Twin A-Rocket By JOSE PH and STEWART ALSOP WASHINGTON A couple of re- cent articles by a couple of un- known Communist military com- mentators have attracted more at- tention, among those who special- ize in unravelling Soviet myster- I who Friday night was crowned ies, than Mr. Molotov's familiar i king of this year's carnival. Dorle Italian Cabinet Falls, Premier Loses Test Vote ROME Fanfani's 11-day-old Christian Democrat gov- ernment fell today, opening a new Italian political crisis. The government, Italy's third in six months, was toppled when the route." Augmenting resT- j Chamber of Deputies refused to dents will be thousands of visi-1 give Fanfani a vote of confidence. Dulles, Molofov Discuss Atomic Power Proposal Conference Follows Regular Session Of Big 4 Ministers By JOHN M. HlGHTOWER BERLIN foreign minis- ters of the United States and the Soviet Union meet tonight in the first top level discussion of Presi- dent Eisenhower's proposal to put atomic power to work for peaceful purposes. Over cocktails and caviar last night Russia's V. M. Molotov and America's John Foster Dulles ar- ranged to come to grips with the problem of how to make nuclear energy an aid to better living in- stead of a horrible device for sud- den death. Molotov and Dulles will meet again tonight after the regular ses- sion of the Big Four foreign minis- ters. They will have with them only a minimum number of advis- ers and interpreters. To Explore Possibilities From this meeting may come an indication of just how far the Sov- et Union is ready to go on Presi- lent Eisenhower's proposal of last Dec. 8 that the world powers prin- :ipally involved with atomic devel- Joseph Graus AEC Will Put Atom-Generated Heat to Work By FRANK CAREY AP Science Reporter WASHINGTON Atomic Energy Commission announced plans today to put the atom to work in a new some buildings at one of its big plants as a by-product of making mate- rials for bombs. Hitherto all such atom-generated iproent p'ooftheir energy' and "know Iheat in this country has been 4-U _ Comrminists, fellow traveling Socialists, Neo-Fas- State, national and city officials cists, pro-Western Democratic So- rode in the parade vanguard ledlcialists and even one of his own Christian Democrats combined to The vote against him was 303 to 260. by Grand Diaper of Fort Ord, Calif., substi- tuting for Ed Sullivan, television star. In a special spot will be Walter V. Dorle, young St. Paul banker, denunciations in Berlin, will reign over_ the 10-day festi- Both articles are remarkably val as King Boras XVIII. bland in style, and largely free of the unusual anti-American bom- bast. One of them even calls Presi- Militray units, floats, 30 drum and bugle corps and bands, 40 visit- ing queens and local princesses defeat the premier. Liberals Abstain Only the Christian Democrats, (save one trade union member of the party, and the Republican party, with five votes, stood by Fanfani and his ambitious program of anti-Communism and social re- form. The Liberal party, a small center gro'up with 12 votes, ab- for peaceful purposes. The decision to hold an atomic meeting tonight was taken at a inner in the Soviet sector bead- uarters of Molotov, where Dulles nd top American staff members rere his guests. Only an hour earlier they had. :ft the conference table where ley bad battled over whether j-ermans from both sides of the ron Curtain should sit with them, in discussing Germany's future. Molotov had demanded that the Germans be seated. But the West- ern foreign ministers insisted that V Molofov Dullei dent Eisenhower and Secretary of wfj be in joined by i stubby' balding Fanfani stalked State Dulles instead I raarehing units from several cities i out of the immediately of warmongers, and goes so far as to s.iy that "one must fully agree with the estimate of the danger contained in modc-rn atomic weap- ons, as expressed by Eisenhower on Dec. S." But in view of the content of both articles, such ami- abilities sound a little like a purr- ing of a man-eating tiger. The author of the first, and most important, article is identified only as "a general in the reserves." Yet the fact that the anonymous general's article appeared prom- inently in Izvestia, one of Mos- cow's two great official newspap- ers, lends it undoubted authority. The article is addressed specifical- ly to Secretary Dulles' speech of Jan. 12, in which Dulles sought to defend and explain the increasing reliance on atomic weapons in American defense and foreign pol- icy planning. This Dulles speech represented, of course, official Eis- enhower administration doctrine, is no doubt that the re ply in Izvestia represents the of- ficial doctrine of the Malenkov re- gime. "In the'United the anon- ymous general points out, accur- ately enough, "a great deal is writ- ten on the so-called 'inter- or 'trans-ocean' strat- egy. The authors of these theoret- ical exercises picture a war as if their adversaries had no ircans of embarking on this kind of strat- egy." "Would it not be the gen- eral asks mildly, assume the At this'point, the tiger shows its claws. The general points out, more in sorrow than in anger, that in case cf war the territories of America's allies "must become, ruthlessly and inevitably, theaters of mili- tary operations upon which the destructive forces of modern weap- ons will descend with all their pow- er." But this warning is more or less incidental. The central point of the article is a reminder to the United States that the American continent is no longer invulnerable. "Postwar developments of tech- (Continued on Page 16, Column 1.) ALSOPS winona New Ulm Du- after the vote- Later today he is and Red Wing. Events on today's carnival pro- gram included the National Speed Skating Championships at Lake Co- ino, national drum majorette com- petition trials, bridge champion- ana; a huge square dance at the St. Paul auditorium scheduled to go to Italian Presi- 'dent Luigi Einaudi to submit his formal resignation, Monday Einau Egyptian Train Hits Crowd on Track; 42 Killed CAIRO, Egypt UP) A Cairo- Alexandria passenger train, speed- ing through Kafrelzayat station to- day, rammed into a big crowd which had invaded the tracks to cheer President Mohammed Na- guib in another train. First press dispatches said 42 persons were killed and scores injured. German representatives could speak in council only after a re- union through honest and free all- German elections. The Soviet (wasted, though the "British for several years have been keeping buildings warm in this way. The commission said it plans to introduce the new heating system as part of an expansion program now under way at its Hanford, Wash., plutonium-making plant. It will be hooked up to a new produc- tion reactor under construction there. The AEC said the new heating system would save Uncle Sam the cost of IV4 million gallons of oil annually. The commission told about it in its report to Congress. In the same report the AEC also disclos- ed first details of its previously-an- nounced plan to build the cation's first large-scale atomic power re- actor in the quest for economical! industrial power from the atom. The commission reported in- creased progress and tempo in all phases of the military and peace- time aspects of the' atomic pro- gram in which the American people have invested more than 12 billion dollars since 1940. In the medical field, the AEC said promising research had been made toward using radioactive thulium in a portable device, needing no power supply, which could take the place of an X-ray If Was In This Automatic Switch Box on the sixth floor of Mill A of the Bay State Milling Co. that Joseph P. Graus was electro- cuted by volts of electricity this morning. An experienced workman, according to fellow employes, Graus is believed to have forgotten that this side of the huge metal box was still alive. He had pulled fuses from the other side of the switch. (Republican- Herald photo) di will .start his rounds of consul- j al, saying the problem is to get Union has refused to go along with example on a battle- the election proposal. [field. Molotov argued that there can I be no settlement of the German i question on "peaceful and demo- cratic" lines unless Germans par- ticipate. Dulles rejected Molotov's propos- tations to find a next premier. new representatives from all Ger Turn to Gasperi I many. The Christian Democrat press par was pointing to a strong contender: Alcide de Gasperi, the lean old statesman who guided Italy through eight years of stable gov ernmenf after the war until last June's shattering elections. These cost De Gasperi and his Christian Democrats nearly two million votes, greatly increased the strength of the left and right in Parliament and broke up the four- party coalition which De Gasperi ad' welded. Fanfani lashed out bitterly at the Communists and pro-Communists in the final debate, calling Com- munist leader Palmiro Togliatti and pro-Communist Socialist lead- er Pietro Nenni "Volga sturgeons." French Foreign Minister Georges Bidault said the two regimes in Communist East and the democratic so far apart he did not think their presence would contribute much to a settlement. He deplored the lack of German representation but said "It is better than to see them tear themselves to pieces before fcur eyes." B47 Unit Going To New Bases In North Africa WASHINGTON force of American jet bombers flies next month to a North African base within striking range of vital tar- U.S. Demands Reds Retract Charge of Lying Against Dean WASHINGTON State Department has drafted notice to the Communists that they must "correct the record" of perfidy charges against the United States before preliminary Korean peace talks can resume. Diplomatic informants who disclosed this today said an Ameri- can note laying down this condition would, in effect, be a rejec- tion of a Communist proposal that the Panmunjom talks resume Mon- day. The American reply, now being cleared with America's 16 Korean War partners, is expected to go out either today or Sunday. The Chinese and North Korean Reds, in a letter sent to special Ambassador Arthur Ceaji last Monday, demanded a renewal of talks. They said nothing about the perfidy accusations which caused WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and Vicinity Fair an not quite so cold tonight. Sunda partly cloudy and warmer. Lo tonight near zero, high Sunday 3 LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 2 hours ending at 12 m. today: the United break off dis-1 Maximum, 34; minimum, 0 noon, 8; precipitation, none; sun cussion last month. The American answer, it is said, will make it clear that this ac- cusation must be retracted in some way, and that thereafter the Unit- ed States will be ready for a prompt meeting to arrange for a full-scale Korean peace confer- ence. America's Korean War sets tonight at sun rises tc morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER (No. Csmfral Observations) Max. temp. 32 at p.m. Fr: day, Min. one below at a.m today. Noon 7 allies, sky clear, visibility 15, wind 6 mile gets inside Russia. The B47s are in the Far East and of the state aware of the importance of "face" Per hour from northwest, barom fitted for atomic warfare. The Air Force announced last of U. S. public opinion, were re- ported to have backed 'fully the I night, that about 45 Boeing Strata-1 stafte Department stand. Inforra- British Foreign Secretary An-j jets will fly nonstop from Barks- thony Eden said Britain could not j dale Air Force Base, La., accept Molotov's proposition, m- Eden introduced yesterday a five stage plan for German unification beginning with the holding of to a forward base in French Morocco. The trip will cover about miles, B47s have made training flights "genuinely free" elections through- to North Africa from British bases, out the East and West zones. but this is the first regular as signment of a wing to Morocco where the Air Force now has three air fields operating and a fourth under construction. The Air Force said the 301st Medium Bombardment .Wing will spend 60 days in Morocco. It will be relieved after that time by an- other whig from the United States. The 301st will cross the Atlantic in small groups and will be re- fueled by tanker planes while in flight. The ll-Day-old Cabinet of Italian Amintore Fanfani, shown in the picture at the right talk- ing to reporters after his appointment, was over- thrown in the Chamber of Deputies in Rome today. It was forecast that President Luigi Einaudi might designate Cesare Merzagora, shown at left, Christian Democratic president of the Senate, as premier in an attempt to get at least a temporary cabinet. (UP Telephotos) Queen Elizabeth Leaves New Zealand THE BLUFF, New Zealand World-touring Queen Elizabeth II bade a tearful farewell 'to the peo- ple of this British Commonwealth nation today and sailed aboard the Gothic for Australia. The royal lin- er is due in Sydney Wednesday. Ten thousand subjects crowded this little port town to see her off. ants said diplomats representing these nations met the department Tuesday. Any impression the Reds might create that the United Nations was blocking the talks, it was felt, would be feeding the Red propaganda machine and specifi- cally helping Russian Foreign Min- ister Vyacheslav Molotov in his current negotiations with Secre- tary Dulles and Western foreign ministers in Berlin. Ike Signs Bill Fixing Nation's Cotton Acreage eter 30.54 steady, humidity 57 pe cent. Baby Sitter, 14, Loses Temper, Kills Charge 8 DES MOINES Deputy Sheriff Tod Lyons said today a 14-year-old boy has admitted he fatally shot the 8-year-old lad with whom he was baby-sitting because he lost his temper when the younger boy wouldn't stay in bed. Lyons said Garry Browning sign- ed a statement in This is the maximum which farmers can plant to cotton this year under production controls which the growers apporved last December. There have been no cot- ton production controls since 1950. It was the first bill to reach his desk during the present session of Congress, Acreage in the bill compares with acres planted in 1952 and planted in 1953. She and her husband, the Duke of It is about million acres above Edinburgh, spent five weeks in the country after sailing across the Pacific from the Panama Canal. the allotment of acres set by Secretary of Agriculture Benson last fall. night after Bobby said "I won't go to bed till I'm ready." Lyons quoted Garry's statement as "saying "I thought I had the safety on" when he pointed the gun at Bobby. "Bobby just stood there and I brought my hand slowly back to the trigger." the statement said. "I thought then that Bobby would go to bed, but he wouldn't so I pulled the trigger." Garry earlier had said the shot- gun went off while Bobby was examining it. No charge has ijeen filed. Volfs Hit Joseph Gratis, Electrician 1st Fatal Accident In History of Milling Firm Joseph P. Graus, 46, 1875 W. 4th St., was electrocuted at the Bay State Milling Co. about a.m. today while working alone on an automatic switch box on the sixth floor of Mill A. Company officials stated that he suffered a shock of volts. Fel- low employes and the Winona fire department unsuccessfully at- tempted to revive him with arti- ficial and mechanical resuscita- tion. He is survived by his wife and :wo daughters. Graus was a licensed journey- man electrician and had been era- ployed at Bay State since June 16, 1945. It was the first fatal acci- dent in the company's history. Power Shorted Out The accident shorted out all jower in the building which led S. R. Brotherton, vice president in charge of production, who was on the floor at the time, to investi- gate. He discovered the body wedged into the switch box. Marvin Shaw, assistant superin- :endent, applied artificial respira- ion until the fire department ar- ived. Winona County "Coroner Dr. lobert B. Tweedy pronounced death accidental. Graus was experienced with high maintenance and had pull- id fuses oo the operating mechan- sm, but evidently forgot that tha back of the switch was still alive, company officials said. The plant is normally operated ive or six days a week and jnain- :enance crews work Saturdays or Sundays while the plant is shut down to make necessary repairs. Native of Hastings Graus was born March 23, 1907, at Hastings, Minn., where he lived most of his life. He married the ormer Miss Alice Mogren there Ji 1937. They lived on the West Coast for a short period prior to moving here. The family has re- ided in their present home for bout two years. Graus was a member of the St. datthew's Lutheran Church and ras a member of the church coun- il and the Married Couples Club. Survivors are his wife and two aughters, Janet, 14, and Carol, 11, oth are students at St. Martin's arochial School. Funeral arrangements have not een made. The body is at the Breitlow Funeral Home. Court of Appeals Gives New York Seaway Go-Ahead WASHINGTON Wl Only possible obstacle remained today to block New York State from join- ing with the Province of Ontario in building a giant St. Lawrence River power project. The U. S. Court of Appeals Fri- day unanimously affirmed the ac- tion of the Federal Power Com- mission in granting the Power Authority of New York a license to participate in the 600-million-dollar intern ational development. The project is considered a necessary preliminary to the St. Lawrence Seaway. Opponents of the New York par- ticipation, barring an unlikely re- hearing fry the court of appeals, can now look only to the Supreme Court for a reversal of the lower court's ruling. But even attorneys for the ob- jectors 'agreed it is a moot ques- ion whether or not the high court would, if asked, agree to consider he case. Attorneys for the groups oppos- ng New York the Lake Ontario Land Owners Beach Protective Assn. Inc., the Central Pennsyl- vania Coal Producers Assn., and he Public Power Water Corp., >enton, N. J. said they are un- ecided on their next step. -ieadon Collision Kills Bagley Woman BEMIDJI, Minn, (ffl Bagley Mrs Leonard Bur n e 11. bout 35, was killed Friday in a eadon automobile collision near emidji. Her death raised the state's 1954 toll to 46, compared with for the first 29 days of 1953 Five others were hurt none eriously. They were Burnett and s three small children, and Joe ormk, Bagley, driver of the econd car. Witnesses said the accident hap- when one of toe cars tried -pass a school bus.   

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