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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 22, 1954, Winona, Minnesota                              Clearing Late Tonight; Colder Tonight, Tuesday Want Ads Cost as Little As 65 Cents NINETY-EIGHTH YEAR. NO. 102 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, MONDAY EVENING, MARCH 22, 1954 EIGHTEEN PAGES Two Killed at Preston Danny Pratt, 3, who was lost in the woods near his Palmyra, HI., home for eight hours, pats his dog Corky after he returned home from the hospital. Danny was found after 250 searchers combed the woods and found him with his year-old collie dog lying on top of him trying to keep him warm and dry. Danny was taken to a hospital at nearby Carlinville, 111., but returned home when an examination revealed no serious injury. He was bruised about the face and ,rain soaked. (AP Wirephoto) BUSINESS IN AMERICA Idle Textile Plants Hurt New England By SAM DAWSON BOSTON man out of there are a lot more of them in the nation now than a year the biggest personal stake today in the direction the nation's economy is taking. To the statistician the total of the unemployed tells a lot about the business story. But to the man himself it's a lot more than just being a figure in a table. TODAY mill towns where this has hap- i27- engineer for _____j, a. _ _ A, __, WCPT rtf GfoiTonc where. Service return of stations are seeing a customer who asks Small Town Rejects McCarthy By STEWART ALSO? AVON, Conn. is better to say at the outset that this is going to be a rather personal report, since it concerns Avon, the small New England town where this re- porter was born and brought up. The most stirring event in the his- tory of Avon took place a few days ago in the auditorium of the Tow- path School. My father, who was Republican first selectman of Avon for 35 years, for a long time strongly opposed the building of the Towpath School. He said it would cost too much mon- ey. When it was pointed out that )MSS aU around the country is just the old school was a firetrap, my father replied that it was a low j But the jobless textile worker building, and in case of fire the j is a special problem here, children would jump out the win-1 lost their jobs when In New England, thousands are out of because, per- haps like you or your neighbor, their factory is going slow until Red Wing Man Dies After Being Struck by Car State Highway Death Toll Hits 122; 11 Die in Wisconsin By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Six highway deaths over the weekend shot Minnesota's 1954 toll up to 122, or 22 more than during same period last year. Among latest victims was one pedes- trian. Bert Hemingway, 83, Red Wing, died four hours after he was-struck ;y a car in downtown Red Wing Saturday night. Police said Hem- ngway walked out from between .wo parked cars. The driver, Harlan S. Dodes, 17, Red Wing, was released. Denny Sunno, 23, Frost, Minn., was killed when the car in which ie was riding plunged off Highway south of Ely Sunday. A com- ianion, 21-year-old Dale Chilson, vas in serious condition in an Ely lospital wtih bruises and facial acerations. Raymond Peterson, 24, Pine Is- and, died when his car collided rith one driven by Roger Hostager, fanamingo, near Oronoco in Olm- ted County. Hostager and a pas- French Chief Of Staff Paul Ely, right, is shown as he visited President Eisenhower in the White House today. He was expected to ask the President for more American planes to bol- ster the fight against Communist troops in Indochina. (UP Tele- photo) May Ask McCarthy To Quit Committee During Army Quiz senger, Harold Carsten, were in critical condition in a Rochester hospital. By JACK BELL WASHINGTON UP) Sentiment appeared to be building up among Senate Republican leaders today I that Sen. McCarthy (R-Wis) should Mrs. Wallace Shelley, 31, Way-'step all the way off Ms investi- zata, was killed late Saturday when she apparently lost control of her car upon meeting a tractor on a gravel road 15 miles southwest of Preston. Her mother, Mrs. John H. Jones of Lime Springs, Iowa, suffered broken ribs and was hos- pitalized at Cresco, Iowa. Mill Citians Killed Mrs. Bernard 0. deVries, 24, and Edwin H. Koff, 36, both of Minne- apolis, were killed when their car skidded on an icy Highway 7 and crashed into a tree near Crystal Bay on Lake Minnetonka, near Minneapolis. Raymond Collins, C a 1 edonia, Minn., was killed Saturday night when his car went out of control near New Albin, in extreme north- eastern Iowa. gations subcommittee while it looks into his roaring quarrel with the Army. From McCarthy came announce- some top-heavy inventories are) Death took a heavy toll of u many more because lives in Wisconsin during the their textile mill has gone out of business. Rattler Kills Snake Hunter At Waco, Texas WACO, Tex. 4V4-foot rat- tler killed a veteran snake hunter who once called fear of snakes nonsense. J. Ed Johnson Jr., an authority ment of a tentative decision not to do so and a suggestion that the committee employ lie detectors to get at the truth of his controversy with Secretary of the Army Robert T. Stevens. The subcommittee plans to meet tomorrow to discuss procedure for its hearings, no date for which has been fixed. McCarthy, voicing "complete confidence in this scientific instru- ment when it is operated proper- said he will suggest then the use of lie detectors if all the wit- nesses agree. He plans to testify himself. "The American-public-is entitled to the truth in the matters we are about to investigate in Washing- the senator said in a state- ment. I plan to recommend to the .subcommittee that it ask all witnesses who may have knowledge of this case, including myself, whether they would be willing to submit to a scientific Je detector test end in automobile accidents, elee- on 'reptiles who long had watched "It is up to the full subcommittee habits of tbg deadly rattler, to determine whether this is trocution and drowning. j r u e iittujua ui me ueauiy ratuei, LW YTJJ Merchants will tell you that in I lne b.ocly Ol Robert TelJekSpn, j (jjed a hospital here last night j proper procedure." Station 6 hours and 15 minutes after the) Sen. Knowland of California, the pened retail trade is j WSPT of Stevens Point, Wis., was rattlesnake sank its fangs into his I GOP floor leader, said in an inter- it may be as good as ever else- j found Sunday near a transmitter j j ne 
                            

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