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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 8, 1954, Winona, Minnesota                              Fair, Continued Mild Tonight; .Cloudy Tuesday Want Ads Cost as Little As 65 Cents NINETY-EIGHTH YEAR. NO. 66 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, MONDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 8, 1954 EIGHTEEN PAGES Won't Run Senate Mrs. Mary Lucey, wife of slain policeman Jeremiah Lucey, wept in the corridor of Alexian Brothers Hospital in Chicago Sat- urday after the patrolman died of wounds in a gun fight. The couple's children, Gerald, 19, and Maureen, 11, tried to comfort her. The 30-year-old police veteran and a fellow officer, Roman Steinke, 42, were shot when they tried to serve a Chinese laundry owner, Jimmy Lee, 39, a warrant for assault. (AP Wirephoto) Big Four Moves Back to West By PRESTON GROVER BERLIN Big Four for- eign ministers moved back to Ber- lin's Western sector today, trying in secret session to solve some of the world problems they couldn't settle in open debate. Their first secret meeting this afternoon was called for discussion of Russia's demand for a world disarmament conference and for a Big Five conference on world problems that would give Commu- nist China official status as a major world power. The ministers also were due to discuss how and when to take up the question of an independence treaty for Austria. The three Western ministers TODAY Ike Sure o Stand on Constitution Jy JOSEPH and STEWART ALSOP WASHINGTON The Bricker amendment fight is something more than a political hassle about a great constitutional issue. It is the first serious test of President Eisenhower's new-style leadership, the end of the story is still to be told, but enough has already hap- pened to make the test remarkably impressive When the struggle began last were reported determined to con front Molotov with 5 three-point program: 1. They will meet with Red China only for discussion of such Asian issues as Korea and Indo- china, and only if the Peiping regime demonstrates good faith by cooperating first in a Korean settlement or else stops arming the Communist-led Vietminh reb- els in Indochina. What About Germany 2. The Big Four must fix a deadline for their fruitless discus- sions on Germany, unless Russia is ready to modify her demands. 3. All international attempts to bring about world disarmament must be within the United Nations. Molotov had proposed such a con- ference be held outside the inter- national organization, so Red China could attend. The conference moved out of East Berlin, where it met last week at the Soviet Embassy, in the wake of evidence that the 18 million East Germans again are stirring to a low boil against the Red occupation. Western agencies with thorough information networks in the East said 300 to 500 Germans had been jailed in the past week for speak- ing out openly against Soviet For- Stassen Leaving On Far East Visifr WASHINGTON Foreign aid chief Harold Stassen leaves Friday for a two-week visit to the Far East. Stassen's first step, according to his office, will be Tokyo next Sun- day. He will be joined there by Dr. Raymond Moyer, Far East regional director of the Foreign Operations Administration who went to the Orient about three weeks ago. Stassen will go to Seoul, Korea, j from Tokyo on Feb. 15. Three days later he will go to Taipeh, For- mosa, and on Feb. 19 to Saigon, Indochina. Stassen is scheduled to arrive Feb. 21 at Manila in the Philip- pines for a five day meeting with FOA officials of the Far East. Stassen is scheduled to begin his return to Washington Feb. 26. it Bush Pilots Save 6 in Crash of Air Force Plane CURRY, Alaska veteran Alaska bush pilots were credited today with saving the lives of six i men tumbled into the snow-covered As aDv Prospects for Ike's Program Appear Brighter Knowland Expects Substantial Portion to Pass WASHINGTON Know- and of California, the GOP Senate eader, said today the prospects for enactment of a substantial por- tion of President Eisenhower's leg- islative program are looking better all the time. "I think that when Congress has completed its work, we will have a program that will meet the approval of the Know- land said in an interview. Republican National Chairman Leonard W. Hall, on an NBC tele- vision program yesterday, ex- pressed similar optimism about Lhe prospects not only for the legisla- tive program but for the Repub- licans' chances of picking up more congressional seats in the Novem- ber elections. Leadership Praised He said Eisenhower's leadership has given the party a tremendous lift and he expects a gain of 15 to 25 seats, after a campaign based on the President's "record ofi achievement." Mrs. Joseph McCarthy accepted a floral Val- entine from Madison's Republican Women's Club at a Lincoln Day dinner Sunday in Madison, Wis., at which Sen. McCarthy was the principal speak- er. (UP Telephoto) mountain wilderness near here Friday when the plane in which they were riding exploded. Two of the other 16 men aboard the Air Force C47 when it left Elmendorf Air Force Base near Anchorage on the ill-fated flight were known dead. Eight were missing and bush pilot Cliff Hudson who with Don Sheldon was credited with effect- ng the rescue of the six survivors, said there was little chance any of the others were alive. The Air Force withheld names of the dead and missing pending notification of next of kin. The Air Force said Hudson and Sheldon saved the lives of the six who spent two nights and most of :wo days in subfreezing tempera- ture awaiting rescue after the wrecked two-engined transport was sighted. Hudson spotted the ate Friday. The following day success, he cited the St. Lawrenc seaway bill, approved by the Sen ate and a House committee. H said Eisenhower is succeeding i getting this program approve after Democratic and Republica presidents tried in vain for 4 years. The national chairman said b thought the President, withou making speeches in behalf of indi vidual Republican candidates fo Congress, will "go on television in behalf of and in support of hi program, and in that way the var ious candidates will get the bene fit of his support." He told interviewers he consid ers Sen. asset to McCarthy (R-Wis) an the Republican party nationally who "will and should' receive support by the entire parts on the basis of his 1952 election by Wisconsin voters. Pays for Tours v Asked whether the National Com' wreckage mittee endorsed McCarthy's Sheldon located the first three survivors huddled in the snow 15 miles from the wreckage where hey had floated down in their chutes. Sheldon, Hudson and an. Air doctor flew to the spot in a ilinding snowstorm Saturday, They were grounded overnight when the weather worsened. Hudson struck off then on the rduous trek through SVs-foot snow o reach the crash scene. Sheldon, meanwhile, flew his trio of survi- ors yesterday to Anchorage, 75 miles southwest of here. The oth- rs were picked up by helicopter. eign Minister Molotov's proposal Hudson said the survivors told to unite Germany on the hammsr and sickle pattern. him the plane exploded as it was flying between Air Force bases at East German secret police were I Anchorage and Fairbanks, some on a full alert, but the i 200 miles north of here. Soviet occupation army was re- ported going about winter activity as usual. Not a Happy Land The discontent hadn't a chance of upsetting the Russian occupa tion, but it gave a challenging tv thp I answer to Molotov's picture of East land, tne apparent no ued his Pontius Pilate line, saying "I care for none of these the Bricker amendment would have overwhelmed the opposition to it. Second, there was the more com- plex danger that the President, having decided that the Bricker amendment must be beaten, would tackle the job the wrong way. Firm But Not Rigid At bottom, the amendment is an expression of the distrust of the executive- power that 20 years of Roosevelt and Truman distilled in almost all Republicans and the majority of southern Democrats. Last year, the distrust was still intense, even although the White House had changed hands. That is the real reason why Sen. Brieker was able to get a full two-thirds of his fellow senators to act as his amendment's co-sponsors. If Eisenhower had tried to beat the amendment the wrong if he had been rigid and brutal and might still have defeated Sen. Bricker, But he would have ensured a maximum vote for Bricker. He would have had to depend on the Democrats and the Democrats alone to rescue him from the Republican extrem- ists. And within the Republican party, he would have generated the kind of bitterness and ill feeling that all the Democrats have been hopefully predicting. Instead, the President has been (Continued on Page 2, Column 4.) ALSOPS In their first two weeks of debate the four ministers had agreed on absolutely nothing. No one in the Western camp could say just how they would stop the oratory long enough to perhaps harvest some small gains. The West already had given up reunification and a peace treaty for Germany as a hopeless dream for years or even generations. There was no warning, he quot- ed the survivors. They were "rid- ing along smoothly one minute and the next thing they knew they were floating down to earth." All the men were wearing parachutes, he scription .of the Democratic party as "the party of Hall noted the committee pays the ex- penses of McCarthy's speaking tours, as it does those of others. He said, "If that is an endorse- ment, yes." He said he expects Communism to be an underlying issue in the 1954 elections. He said he thinks when the time comes for Eisenhower to consider seeking a second term there'll be a demand which he cannot es- cape." The Senate has put off until next week all votes on the constitutional treaty-power amendment by Sen. Bricker which has split party ranks. Knowland said there is some hope that the cooling-off period might produce progress to- ward a compromise. However, Brickel: left for a va- cation in Florida with the apparent idea that compromise efforts are over. He said he wants the Senate to vote up or down his most re- cent proposal, already termed un- acceptable by Knowland, before he j will enter any further, negotiations. None of the survivors was ser-j This version wouid perinit a I0mly J.ni -j -j i treaty or'international agreement The Air Force identified the six to become effective as internal law only by act of Congress or by a two-thirds vote of the Senate. Bricker was quoted by friends as feeling that someone in the he has point- ed to Secretary of State Dulles and Atty. Gen. BrowneE in this want to com- promise with him. White House sources said fundamental legal questions, not personalities or pol- itics, underlie the disagreement. as: Airman 3.C. Rupert C. 'Pratt, son of Mrs. Glenna Morrison, Salt Rock, W. Va.; Airman I.C.Edward J. Fox, husband of Mrs. Florence Fox, .West Utica, N.Y.; Airman 2.C. Huey T. Montgomery, Rt. 1, Eldridge, Ala.; Airman 2.C. Ed- ward W. Olson, Elkader, Iowa; Airman l.C. Bobby G. Sallis, West Helena, Ark., and Airman 2.C, Eli R. LaDuke, Au Sable Forks, N.Y. Pope Has Good Night, Condition Somewhat Better VATICAN CITY Pius rose from his sick bed today anc spent some time sitting in an arm- first time he has done this for any considerable period since Jan. 25. The Pontiff's private physician Air View Shows a, huge Air Force super Constellation "flying radar station" where it, crash landed in San Pablo Bay in a dense fog last night while attempting a ground control ap- proach. Military authorities are shown on wings salvaging equipment. All 13 crewmen were saved, two of them suffered head cuts and others bruises. (AP Wirephoto) Prof. Hiccardo Galeazzi-Liso, physician to Pope Pius XII. and the Vatican press office an- wunced his health is improving. The latter, in its daily bulletin, aid the doctor has advised the ope "to move about some within lis chambers." Vatican sources said the Pope Iso took solid first in many days. Previously he had een able to hold down only quids. "As the press office aid, "the Pope has heard Mass and eceived holy communion. At noon he received as regularly Msgr. G, B. Montini, pro-secretary of state for ordinary affairs." The Pope's physician. Dr. Ric- cardo Galeazzi-Lisi, cited improve- ment for the third straight day. But the brief words and previ- ous hopeful reports did not quell the fears that have arisen for the health of the frail Pontiff, now 77. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST 'Winona ana Vicinity Fair and continued mild tonight. Tuesday increasing cloudiness and contin- ued mild temperature. Low tonight 30, high Tuesday 42. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 in. Sunday: Maximum, 35; minimum, 14; noon, 33; precipitation, none. Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 44; minimum, 29; noon, 44; precipitation, none; sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at AIRPORT-WEATHER (No. Central Observations) Max. temp. 45 at a.m. to- 3ay. Low 33 at a.m. today. Noon degrees with Drought Intensified In Missouri, Kansas KANSAS CITY communities in Missouri and Kansas, the states wracked only three years ago by devastating floods, are faced with a very different crisis today; they're' drying up. Plans to Seek Re-election as Chief Justice Burnquist Among Others Mentioned To Make Race By JACK B. MACKAY ST. PAUL W Chief Justice Roger L. Dell of the Minnesota Supreme Court today removed himself as a possible opponent for Sen. Hubert Humphrey and announced he will file for chief justice. Republican leaders had been exerting heavy pressure on -Judge Dell to make the senatorial race, especially since Dr. Charles W. Mayo of Rochester asked recently that his name be withdrawn from consideration. "It is indeed a high Judge Dell said, "to be mentioned as a candidate of one of the major political parties for United States ;enator. Urged to Remain "Since my name has been men- ioned, lawyers, judges and laymen throughout the state have urged me to remain on the Supreme Court so as to serve the public in the field of law, which has been my life work. "Ever since I was appointed :hief justice, it has been my per- A merciless drought that lasted through the summer still shows no I sonal desire to remai., on siF firt iT Tt'o -incif fKa tinn f nfm_ 1-1 sign of abating. It's no longer just the preoccupation of worried farm- ers, but has moved, quietly, into i the cities and towns. The water shortage varies in acuteness, depending on locality, but there are communities which have little over a month's supply left. At least one, in fact, has run Kan., 20 miles south- west of Kansas City. The, city's supply is ,due to be depleted today, with of the reservoir dropping below the intake pipe. Trucks will haul water from a learby lake while this, source iclds out, then arrangements are ;o be made for hauling it from Kansas City. No Relief in Sight Dr. Warren A. Kramer, chief of water supplies for the Missouri Health Division, said many towns already have reached the crisis tage, and there's no immediate relief in sight. For Kansas, too, the outlook is glum. A. D. Rqbb of the U.S. Weather Bureau in Topeka, described the general situation as explaining: "Good, gen- ral rains would be the only solu- ion. But our long-range forecast loesn't indicate them." Water for car washing and other pnessential use has been banned i some areas. Senate Moves On 2 Fronts in Coffee Probe By EDWIN B. HAAKINSON WASHINGTON Senators moved on two fronts today in re- sponse to clamor over recent sharp increases in coffee prices. Five leaders of the coffee trade in New York City were asked to testify before a Senate Banking subcommittee headed by Sen. Beall It. is seeking to learn whether speculation played a part A in price jumps to more than the race if he could eet a nnnrm f ,1 _ 1-1 court, and in the coming election I will file for the office of chief justice of the Supreme Court." Dell left a lucrative law prac- tice in Fergus Falls to accept ap- pointment from Gov. Anderson as associate justice of the Supreme Court. He succeeded Justice C. E. Magney of Duluth, who retired. When Charles Loring retired as chief justice last July, the governor elevated Dell to the No. 1 post. District Judge Martin Nelson, Aus- tin, took Dell's place as associate justice. Before his appointment as jus- tice, Dell served as chairman of the Minneapolis St. Paul Metro- politan Airports Commission. He was appointed in 1951 by Gov. Luther Youngdahl. Pressure on Burnquist With Dell and Dr. Mayo out of the race, some Republican lead- ers are expected to exert more pressure on Atty. Gen. J. A. A. Burnquist. Friends say Burnquist would In Paola, Kan., pastors are offer- ng prayers for rain at Sunday ervices. Daily prayers for rain re being said at Ursuline.College. Meantime, the town's water rate has doubled, and officials say an- other hike is inevitable if as is be forced to im- port water soon from nearby Kan- sas City. Haul Water ttmae, arp Si northn. a pound. Sen. Aiken (R-Vt) asked quick passage of a bill that would im- pose government supervision of trading and speculation in coffee. Aiken, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, said in an interview the bill likely would go through on a calendar call, a pro- cedure by which the Senate passes bills without debate unless there is objection, The legislation would require the Commodity Exchange Authority, an Agriculture Department agen- cy, to monitor trading in coffee futures contracts, Spokesmen for coffee producers in Latin-American nations have said a poor crop and the operation !of suPPIv and demand caused the and central Missouri and eastern Kansas. Some 20 hauling companies are engaged in the water trade in Jefferson City, Mo., alone. The state capital lies on.the Missour River, so its own supply is ample and water is being shipped ou in a 60-mile radius. Gorilla 'Doing Weir After Brain Surgery SARASOTA, Fia. 4-year- old gorilla who weighs only 65 pounds was reported "doing well" today at winter quarters of the Ringling Bros, and Barnum Bailey Circus after undergoing a delicate brain operation. Toto II ,the ill and underweight gorilla, was reported by Dr. J. Y. Henderson, circus veterinarian, to be resting comfortably and eating The gorilla underwent the opera- tion Saturday when Dr. Mason Trapp of Tampa removed brain tissue in an effort to determine the cause of paralysis that has sapped the animal's strength. This tissue will be examined to determine if the cause of Toto's trouble is a tumor or a an be arrested Dr. Henderson said it was the ibikty 15 miles, wind from west northwest at 20 miles per hour with gusts up to 25, barometer I first time, to his knowledge, that 29.77 and steady and humidity 63 i a gorilla had undergone brain per cent. [surgery. boycotts of coffee. support of the various Republican organizations. Burnquist served as governor for three terms and as attorney gen- eral since 1939. He has a record as one of the best vote 'getters in the state. Some Republican lead- ers have been urging him to file for the senate. Rep. P. Kenneth Peterson, Min- neapolis, has been mentioned, but he has informed close friends he will run for lieutenant governor. Peterson is a former Republican state chairman and now is in Washington as a member of the Refugee Survey Commission by ap- pointment from President Eisen- hower. Gov. Anderson has been endorsed by the state Young Republicans League for the Senate, but he is expected to announce soon that ha will seek re-election. Toto H, Fa moot Ringling Circus gorilla looked dejected as she was carried to a veterinary hospital in Sarasota, Fla., Sat- urday where a surgeon entered her brain to discover the cause of paralysis, Lucille Todd, who has nursed her for the past 9 months, carried Toto II. (AP Wirephoto)   

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