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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 23, 1954, Winona, Minnesota                              Warmer Tonight; Rain or Snow Wednesday Dial 3322 To Place Your Want Ad NINETY-EIGHTH YEAR. NO. 103 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, TUESDAY EVENING, MARCH 23, 1954 EIGHTEEN PAOH Crunched Through The Snow on the main street of Bear Lake, Calif., Sunday after 14 inches of new snow fell on top of flakes left by a previous storm late last week. The same storms dropped intermittent rainfall on the Los Angeles area, 60 or 70 miles to the west. Comparatively high day- time temperature was causing the snow to melt rapidly. (AP Wirephoto) Special Counsel Sought For McCarthy-Army Quiz By G. MILTON KELLY WASHINGTON The Senate Investigations Subcommittee meets today for another try at finding a special counsel for its investiga- tion of the bitter fight between its chairman, Seri. McCarthy (R- and the Army. William J. Jameson, president of the American Bar ASCT. yesterday rejected the hot-spot post on grounds the ABA Board of Directors believed it would not be appropriate for him to serve. He is a Republican from Billings, BULLETIN WASHINGTON Mc- Carthy (R-Wis) said today he would be willing to give up any vote on the Senate committee investigating his row with top Army officials so long as he retained the right to cross-examine witnesses. Mont. Sen. Mundt (R-SD) told news- i men the selection of someone else accusea would have priority at today's closed subcommittee session. Mundt will preside at the public hearings planned, McCarthy hav- er who was an unpaid member of the subcommittee staff until he was drafted last fall, McCarthy and Roy Cohn, the outgrowth of McCarthy's inquiry into what he has termed "coddling of Communists" within the Army, and Stevens' assertion that during the probe an Army general was abused by McCarthy. New Directive Late yesterday, the Army dis- Britain Moves Against Reds In Jamaica Home of Labor Leaders Raided, Documents Seized KINGSTON, Jamaica :ranked up an anti-Red drive in a third Caribbean colony today after seizing documents in lightning raids on two left-wing centers in this West Indies island capital. Following crackdowns on alleged pro-Communists in British Guiana jnd British Honduras on the Amer- can continental mainland, author- ities yesterday swooped down here on the home of Jamaican labor leader Ferdinand Christofer Smith, assistant secretary of the Commu- nist-dominated World Federation of Trade Unions, and on the of- fices of the left-wing People's Edu- cational Organization. Police said documents they seized in Smith's home identified Communist organizers and fellow travelers in Jamaica. The files and papers taken in the raid on the educational organization were said by police to have been of a type banned by law as undesirable. Announcements of the raids did not indicate any action had been taken against Smith or the leaders of the educational organization. Smith, president of the Red-tinged Jamaica Federation of Trade Un- ions was purged in 1948 as a leader in the United States of the CIO National Maritime Un- ion on the grounds of Communist activities. State Will Get Safety Director ing stepped aside to that extent, The South Dakotan said there might also be discussion today of the touchy matter of ground rules for the inquiry into charges and countercharges by McCarthy and Secretary of the Army Stevens and their aides. To Refrain From Voting McCarthy has announced hi plans to refrain from voting on any final conclusions the subcom mittee may make, but he has sail he will insist on the right to cross examine witnesses and will permi Army representatives to questior him when he testifies. He said late yesterday he wil ask that one of the witnesses b K. Struve Hensel, newly namec assistant secretary of defense. He said he wants to ask Hensel former general counsel to the De fense Department, why the released a report alleging pres sures from the subcommittee for special favors for Pvt. G. Davic Schine. Schine is a rich New York- counsel, have Secretary Stevens and John G. Adams, an Army lawyer, of trying to use Schine "as a hos- tage" to force the subcommittee to abandon its investigations of the Army. McCarthy and Cohn called it "blackmail." Stevens re- torted that was "fantastic." The whole row was an indirect the exemption issue. and next. U.S. Orders Haymes Deported To Argentina LOS ANGELES Crooner Dick Haymes, accused of illegally re-entering the United States after a visit with Rita Hayworth in Hon- olulu last year, today was ordered deported to his native Argentina. District Director H. R. Landon of the U. S. immigration and na- turalization service announced: "This order is final and a de- portation warrant will be issued forthwith. "However, the order is appeal- able within 15 days to the Board of Immigration Appeals in Wash- ington, D.C., in which event deportation will be stayed pending disposition of such Landon's announcement, handed to newsmen and containing the re- sult of hearings here and in New York, said: "Special inquiry officer Joseph A. Dummel found that Haymes be- came an alien ineligible to citi- zenship because of having filed an application for exemption as a neutral alien and such exemption eight billion dollars yearly, having been granted and that, upon his return to the continental United States from Hawaii on June 7, 1953, he was excludable by law at that time. was found de- .the Immigra- and Nationality Act of 1952." sional rain or snow. Low tonight 32, high Wednesday 45. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 45; minimum, 26; noon, 45; precipitation, none; sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER (No. Central Observations) Max. temp, 44 at noon. Low 23 degrees at a.m. today. Other noon clear, visi- bility 15 miles plus, wind calm, Dixie Democrats To Help Ike Halt Further Tax Cuts WASHINGTON UPV-A southern Democratic senator said today several of his Dixie colleagues are planning to back the Eisenhower administration in its drive to block a further income tax cut this ses- sion. This senator, who asked that his" name not be used, said he was surprised at growing sentiment among southern Democrats against the plan to raise personal exemp- tions and thus cut taxes. ,____ _ Senate Democratic leaders have I radio interview. been saying they expect to lose j He said it would __........ not more than one or two votes on precedent of a three-ring circus" closed it has tightened up its lines I He was permitted to leave the infiltration _ by United States "voluntarily" in 1951 new directive, (0 avoid deportation on charges of subversion and being an undesir- able alien. The police said the documents taken in his home yesterday also contained the names of Iron Cur- tain organizations having contact with the JFTU. British measures against Reds against possible subversives. A among other steps, requires all commissioned and warrant offic- ers to sign fresh loyalty certifi- cates. McCarthy's suggestion that all witnesses in the hearings, includ- ing himself, should submit to lie Would Ask Ike WASHINGTON White House suggested today that President Eisenhower be ask- ed at his news conference Wednesday whether he feels Sen. McCarthy (R-Wis) should take no part in the forthcom- ing inquiry into his row with the Army. Asked Eisenhower's view, Presidential Press Secretary James C. Hagerty said: "I think I know how the President feels and I suggest you ask him that at his press conference." There was an indication Mon- day night that the White House was joining in pressure from Senate Republican leaders for McCarthy to stand aside alto- gether from the inquiry. Loyalty Oaths Required From All Officers WASHINGTON W! Army has tightened its lines against pos sible infiltration by subversives. It has issued a new order re quiring all commissioned and war- rant officers to sign fresh loyalty certificates and setting up ma> chinery designed to prevent de- lays in handling cases of officers who either refuse to sign these documents or plead protection of the Fifth Amendment in refusing to answer questions it asks. The new directive, disclosed by the Army Monday, was issued March 11 under the signature of Gen. Matthew B. Ridgway, Army chief of staff. It states at one point that Sec- retary of the Army Stevens "does not consider it consistent" with na- tional security to keep in military service anyone who refuses to say whether he has been a member of the Communist party or any ersive group. There was no doubt the new order grew out of the case of Maj. Irving Peress, a New York dentist who was promoted and honorably detector tests drew sharp com- ment last night from Sen. Potter I of the rebels. in their Western Hemisphere pos- sessions started last year with the ouster of leftist Prime Minister Cheddi Jagan and his Peoples Progressive party government in British Guiana, French Smash Rebel Attack On Battalion Ey LARRY ALLEN HANOI, Indochina b leaguered French Union defender of Dien Bien Phu reported toda I they had beat back a sharp Vie I minh attack on one of their ba talions and claimed they killed 1 a subcommittee mem- ber, "A lot of Potter said of the proposal when he was asked about it in a transcribed MBS 'establish the at congressional hearings. And, he They obviously did not. expect I said, FBI Director J. Edgar Hoov- the support of Sen.'Byrd er has voiced doubt the value He already has come out vigor-1 of a lie detector test, and most ously against further tax cuts at a i courts reject its findings for use time when a multi-billion dollar as evidence, deficit is in prospect both this year i Sen. Knowland of California, the Senate Republican leader, said Republican senators have been I yesterday he hoped McCarthy conceding the Senate outcome on I would .surrender the right to ques- the exemption battle will be close Itlon wltnesses and step completely But they too expect to hold most Ito the sidelines In the inquiry, ex. of their votes in-line. In the House, the Democrats lost their fight for a boost in ex- emptions last week by only six votes, 210-204. Such an increase ivould have meant a .ax cut. In the Senate, most Democrats are rallying behind a plan of Sen George (D-Ga) for a S200 increase his year. George also proposes a ;400 exemption increase, to or the taxpayer and each of his dependents, in 1955 and thereafter. Secretary of the Treasury Hum- >hrey told a Senate appropriations ubcommittee Monday a ex- mption hike would be "dis- .strous" to the government's fi- :ancial position. It would mean an stimated revenue loss of about WEATHER cept to serve as a witness. But Knowland said the subcommittee would have to decide for itself The clash Monday was the han est fighting reported in a wee from the besieged fortress in north west Indochina but nowhere nea on the scale of initial all-out on slaught in which the French claim ed they killed of the Com munist-led rebels and wounded an other French tanks and mobile unit joined the infantry and artillery t quickly smash the rebel attempt. Only patrol actions have been re ported since the rebels broke of their initial mass o the 7-year Indochina las Tuesday. But the Vietminh, dug in to the hills ringing the dusty plain of Dien Bien Phu, continued cease less artillery bombardment of thi fortress. The French said today, however S. Dakotan May Get Labor Post WASHINGTON WI Arthur Lar- son, dean of the University of Pittsburgh school of law, is to be appointed undersecretary of la- bor, a usually well informed per- son said Monday. Larson, a native of Sioux Falls, S.D., is 43. He was associate pro- fessor and professor of law at Cornell law school before becom- ing dean at Pittsburgh in 1953. barometer at 30.10 steady, humid- ity 46 per cent. how far McCarthy should partic- the Vietminh shelling had taperec ipate in the hearings. I off today. Although -She get out of bed, Mrs. Leonard Prudhomme, of near a roller skate on her left foot. Her doctor borrowed thtgMpe from his 6-year-old son and rigged up a square of plywood soigne could exercise a recently operated on hip. Mrs. George Chasjjofieau, a nurse, is shown oiling the skate. Mrs. Prud- homme is atpatient in St. Francis Hospital at Crookston. (AP Wire- photo) 'r Sen. McCarthy who said Peress was a "Fifth Amendment Communist" and should be court- martialed. Peress, who refused under oath to testify on alleged Communist connections, later said in a public statement that McCar- thy's charges were "nonsense." Told of the new order, McCarthy commented to newsmen that in general it "sounds like a fine but he said he wants to study it before saying more. The order bars promotion, dec- oration, commendation, reassign- ment, separation or ordering to active duty of any person who does not fill out the prescribed loyalty certificate, pending final action in the case. Senate Democrats Expect to Keep Seat for Chavez By JOHN KAMPS WASHINGTON vic- tory, Senate Democrats today brushed aside a Republican offer to water down the political effect of a resolution to oust Sen. Chavez (D-NM) from, the seat he has held since 1935, Party lines held firm yesterday as the Senate began debating' a resolution to cancel out the New Mexico senatorial election in which Chavez defeated Repiffilican Patrick J. Hurley, a former sec- retary of war, by about votes. The issue may come to a Archbishop Michael of the Greek Orthodox Church in North and South America presented his church's historic Grand Cross of the Holy President Eisenhower in Washing- ton today. The President was given the decoration in recognition of his efforts for world freedom, justice and peace. (UP Telephoto) BUSINESS IN AMERICA Research Paying Lushest Dividends By SAM DAWSON CAMBRIDGE, Mass. av-Tlie industrial scientist may be whistl- ng in the he thinks that management will go right on pick- ing up the check. The head of a leading research organization here says that re- search thinking has become imbedded in management's mind since iVorld War II. Perhaps that's be ause research has paid some o: industry's lushest dividends in new jroducts and new industries. Anc A-hen will American business neec more of the same than in the months and. years just ahead? So the scientist says he sees ittle chance of any sizable slash in research funds by business as a whole, although some little com panies might seize on that as a way to economize. Industry spent 29 million, dollars on research in 1920. Today the annual bill is around three billion dollars. officials are inclined vote late today. The resolution js based on the finding of a Republican majority to scoff "'at the idea that the death of the excess'profits tax will seem to make research dollars too cost- ly, or that a drop in gross sales will do anything but make the marriage of competition and re- search the more binding. They admit, however, that if sales drop enough to drain the till of cash, that would be a dif- ferent story. Here they do perhaps a sixth of all the nation's scientific re- search on which industry draws. And they export Yankee ingenuity literally around the world. .aymond Stevens, vice president CAB Hearing North Central Bid To Quit Routes MINNEAPOLIS Ml A Civil Aeronautics Board hearing on pro- posed abandonment of service on two North Central Airline routes affecting points in Minnesota and North Dakota opened here today. More than 50 witnesses, most of :hem against suspensions of serv- ice, are expected to be heard in ie hearing scheduled to run three days. North Central contends passen- ger traffic has not developed ade-; quately and that the company is i encountering a loss of about 000 a month. Petitions for continuation of th service have been filed by eigh cities on the two routes S' 'loud, Alexandria, Fergus Falls Srainerd, Bemidji and Thief Rive Tails in Minnesota and Granc Forks and Fargo, N.D. research organization Ar-j Expected to testify are repre thur D. Little, points out, that j sentatives from the cities zs wel it took two years before the big as officials of the Minnesota am depression of the '30s affected re-1 North Dakota state aeronautic, search spending. And almost no i departments, one is predicting any such business j Joseph Fitzmaurice, CAB ex drop this time. Smaller business cycles since the big one have had practically no effect on research spending, be says. aminer, who is presiding, said th hearing is the first in the nation where a local.service carrier ha not asked that a route certificate Marketing surveys are increas- be extended, ing as companies seek to improve j The line is required under a I U ad vw v HJJC 1 CU UllUti of the Senate elections subcommit- tbeir competitive position. Search j CAB order to operate the routes tee that there were so many voting for new products {or diversi-1 until disposition of the case which regularities .in: the 1952 election fition t would bp-4mpossible to pick the .egal .winner.' Sen. Hennings (D- the subcommittee's one-man minority, has vigorously dissented rom this opinion. Underlying the Chavez election challenge is a fight for numerica superiority in the Senate, where here now are 48 eluding Republicans and an independent, Sen. Morse if Oregon. Should the Senate voi9 the re- ults of the Chavez-Hurley contest, lepublican Gov, Edwin L. Mechem of New Mexico would be xpected to name a Republican eplacement for< Chavez. This would then give the Republicans one-vote edge. But Sen. Cordon (R-Ore) pro- .osed during yesterday's debate wt the resolution be altered to ecommend filling the vacancy by pecial election. Meanwhile, the lepublicans and Democrats would ach hold 47 Senate seats. Democrats, who show no signs f in support of Chavez, attacked the Cordon l. Hennings told the Senate adopting such an amend- ment, it would be .saying in effect "nobody in New Mexico, from IB governor on down, was elected because they don't know how run their elections." "There was not one scintilla of vidence" that Chavez had-any- ling to do with any irregularity, ennings declared. The elections subcommittee ma- rity made no charges against lavez" personally. a company's activitie: is being spurred by the busines: turndown. The organization als ass, could be considered direct or indirect communication. Burnquist held that even though hey have separate entrances, the attice work or wire netting be- ween them is insufficient. could extend until next year. Also to be considered at the hearing will be an application by Devils Lake, N.D. for scheduled airline service by North Central Another hearing is scheduled to open at International Falls Friday with Fitzmaurice presiding. To be considered will be the North Cen- tral's application for extension of its service to the border city from a seasonal to a year-round opera tion. Badger Worker Supply Still Exceeds Demand MADISON were fewer job layoffs in Wisconsin last week but most communities continued to have more workers than jobs available, the State Employment Service reported today. The service fixed the week's lay- offs at 560 workers in 11 establish- ments. A week earlier there were layofs in 17 establishments. The week before that the total was 825 by 12 firms. At least 20 areas reported sup- plies of workers exceeded de- mands. These communities includ- ed Appleton, Ashland, Beloit, Bea- 'er Dam, Green Bay, Janesville, Cenosha, La Crosse, Hanitowoc, Madison', Lancaster, Milwaukee, )shkosh, Racine, Rhinelander, She- joygan, Stevens Point, Superior, Vaukesha, Wausau and Wisconsin Rapids. Governor Acts To Cut Down Road Accidents Anderson, Hoffmann Agree on Plan As Fatalities Mount ST. PAUL la Gov. Anderson today announced plans to coordi- nate all major accident-prevention activities of the state Highway Department under a single director of highway safety. The governor said the move for a more lasting and effective program to meet the challenge of increasing traffic deaths and in- juries. The announcement came after a conference between the governor. Highway Commissioner M. J. Hoff- mann and a number of the gover- nor's safety advisers. Supervisory Pott The new highway safety official will have coordinating supervision over the operations of such exist- functions as the state Highway Patrol, the statewide radio net- work, the driver licensing and driver examination program, ac- :ident records and analyses, traf- ac safety educational activities, and administration of the safety responsibility act. He will be directly responsible to Commissioner Hoffmann and also will be accountable for further cooperative relationships with county and local traffic law enforcement agencies citizen groups and organizations devoted lo motorist and pedestrian safety. The governor explained that the new directorship is not intended to iring about any material changes in either the personnel or present supervisory officials of the state lighway Patrol, drivers license >ureau or other related sections. Noted for Efforts "Minnesota repeatedly has won national recognition for the quality nd effectiveness of our traffic afety Gov. Anderson aid. "This in turn bespeaks great redit to the men and women who ave conducted that program, both le full-time salaried workers in fficial state service and the thou- ands of citizens, the newspapers, adio and television facilities that have given unselfishly of their time and effort on the statewide or com- munity level. "But the toll of deaths and in- juries on our streets and highways continues to rise at a frightening rate. Just since Jan. 1, 122 persons who were alive and eager to wel- come the new year are dead today, their families and friends irrepara- bly saddened. Last year traffic ac- cidents blotted out the lives of 637 men, women and children, and left thousands critically injured, many of them crippled for life." The new post will be filled in accord with state civil service pro- cedure, the governor said, on the basis of nationwide, open, competi- tive examinations. He said he hoped the post would be filled by May 1. This Is The Perfectly pre- served body of a child, about 10 years old at death, and ap-' parently an Indian princess from an early Andes tribe in South America. Found pre- served by the. snow and cold, feet up on a mountain. near Santiago, Chile, by an old mule driver, it is thought to be over 500 years old, according to anthropologists. (AP Wire- photo)   

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