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   Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - July 31, 1953, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin                                WEATHKB Wn CwuMcraM tralfftt M4 with mmt A llttto wanner hi MHtkwMt wcataer for 14 7 NudonuB M; minimum M. TtaniVUiDafly Tribune ffin A CONSTRUCTIVE N E W S P A P E R ifM IrV Jfc 1TV W rOBECAST WISCONSIN TmperaturM north. t-5 MMM! Normal maximum IS PHI Wlicoimln. Normal BllalBtttat M Mttk, 65 No nharp temperature caaagM. Precipitation 1 Inch thrmiffk- out period. Fortieth Wisconsin Rapids, Wb., Friday, July SI, 1953 Single Copy Seven Cento Same Old Story: Reds Charge 2 Truce Violations at Conference Claim Military Planes Flew Over Buffer Zone Area MUNSAN -The Reds accused the Allies today of two new truce violations but a U. N. spokesman said the charges were not serious. The accusations came as the Korean Military Armistice Com- mission and other truce groups met at Panmunjom. The Communists made their llth and 12th complaints of Al- lied truce violation in the 4-day- old truce at the hour and 46-min- ute meeting of the U.N.-Red ar- mistice commission. The commis- sion is charged with policing the 2 demilitarized zone across Korea. The Communists said military aircraft circled and reconnoiter- ed over the zone Wednesday and Thursday. To Be Checked Maj. Gen. Blackshear M. Bry- .an, head of the U.N. team on the commission, said the complaints would be investigated but they were not serious. There were indications the U. N. Command is trying to steer ing prisoners, which is to begin next Wednesday. As they met, the U.N. Com- mand said it would move more Red prisoners north toward the exchange point at Panmunjom Sunday. The Red Peiping radio said Al- lied prisoners in the Pyoktong camp in North Korea were given a farewell banquet. It said they joined with their Red captors in shouts of "Long live However, Peiping did not say when the prisoners would begin moving south. The broadcast, heard to Tokyo, said it was a "real grand each man getting 1% pounds of meat plus vegetables, all "pre- pared in Western style." It said, "beer, wine and candy also were made available." At Panmunjom, Allied soldiers rushed preparations to receive the Allied prisoners 313 of them Americans. About North Koreans and Chinese will be turned back to the Reds. Bryan told newsmen after the joint commission's fourth meet- ing that "Things went along all right today." War on Weevils Crunchy Creatures in House? Here's Recipe To five pounds of bran, add four ounces of white arsenic or paris green (use no substi- a pint of molasses; the foundation Rev. McMichael Denies Meeting His Accuser WASHINGTON CD-The Rev. Jack Richard McMichael, con- fronted by a man who accused him of being a one-time Commu- nist, today told the House Un- American Activities Committee: "I don't know him." The accuser was Manning Johnson, a middle-aged Negro. He was called to the witness stand only a few feet from the young Methodist minister, shortly after McMichael repeated his testimony of Thursday that he didn't recall the man by name. "If I were to see him perhaps I could tell you if I ever saw him McMichael had said. Called Him In Chairman Velde (R-Ill) had an aide bring Johnson into the room. When McMichael said he didn't know him, Johnson said: "Take a good look." "I took a good ael replied. "I don't recognize him by his name or by his ap- pearance." McMichael. a lanky and aggres- sive 36-year-old preacher from sprinkled about i in its place. Chlordane dust, applied at a j Upper Lake, Calif., assailed his about one quart of water; and rate of 100 pourids of 10 per cent hearing Thursday as un-American a half-teaspoon of amyl val- per acre> will also control 1 and un.Christian. 'the small white grubs which jje said: erate (oil of Li AC Ollldll W1111.C gJ. UU.3 11H-1 clear of arguments over what it Sounds like a delicious way into he says. The considers accidental or extreme- jacjd bulk to your husband's diet, grubs do some damage to root doesn't it? But it has other s t e m s of strawberries, rasp- ly minor violations. There was no indication well. berry and blackberry shoots, nur- iucny aiiu uictujvuc whether the Allies would accuse. That's one of several recipes'series and lawns the Reds of a violation Underwood has Although the adults are a nui- Air Force reports that large num-jto cope with the current insect sance in a weii-kept home, house- "The whole procedure was based on a principle that would have condemned Jesus guilty by association." Hard To Quiet The witness, quick in speech ,and a hard man to quiet, gave here in Wisconsin j wives can heart in this fact. the committee what one member, M r- h p "The weevils cannot be termed Rep. Clady called "an Manchuna into North Underwood, you may remem-as house pests, as they do exasperating day" Monday night after the came to the reiief of flower not harm nor do ln-' During the h e a r i n g the 36- 5 .fanciers during the rose chafer jure fabriC( furniture or year-old Georgia-born preacher Truce Terms plague several weeks ago. jthe state entomologist says. Armistice terms specify that R00t Weevil i ________ only replacement armament Now the state forest entomolo- to be allowed into North or South gjstr wno headquarters at Grif- Korea and that under super- ,fitjl State Nursery, has, in an vision, swer to innumerable i A joint group dis-'come up wjth control solutions KODDGTV Of cussed final details for exchang- for the strawberry root weevil. Pittsville Will Hold Pow- Over Weekend For those of you who n I met the breed, the strawberry DdflK root weevil is a small, crawling insect with a crunchy black body. lit has recently taken up house- MANITOWOC UP) -Patrick J. Archambeault, 22, pleaded guilty .keeping in many local homes, es- today to the daylight stick- pecially in areas of sandy soil, j up of the Newton (Wis.) State "Adults of the strawberry root j Bank. weevil frequently appear in hous- Archambeault appeared before es during late summer or early i Municipal Judge Harold W. Muel- PITTSVILLE A record Underwood exp 1 a in ed.jler charged under a state corn- out is expected this are seeking a place to hi-jplaint with armed bank robbery, when the 28th annual Indian and most always appear'After a conference with his fath- conspicuous places as sinks, ier he told the court "I might just tubs, wash bowls, andlas well get it over with" and Stage attractions, a midway, amusement park 'are recommends that the above! Judge Mueller said he wanted "-Ju among the features planned to mentioned poison bran bait be I i i i J-M i H entertain the crowds assembled Saturday and Sunday for the oc- casion. placed under boards around the foundation of the house if you wish to keep your home weevil- As "usual, many former The weevil is unable to fly- dents of this area will return f0ritherefore must make its way in- the festivities. Among the by crawling through cracks famous will be the openings in the foundation, mavor and fire chief of Pitts- lt Damp ville, Donald "Red" Blanchard, Since the poison bran bait is well-known radio and stage en- when is kept damp, tertainer Underwood suggests that 5 per Blanchard, a native of chlordane dust may be ville, will act as master of cere- monies for the Pow-Wow stage show. Others appearing on the program will be Homer and Je- thro, recording artists whose cal "takeoffs" on popular songs TIC YYQS are enjoying current success, ana the Gold Dust Twins. court to see Archambeault this afternoon before he asserted he is not now and never has been a Communist. He shouted that two former Communists who branded him as a Red were "liars and perjurers" and "ought to ba so charged and tried." passed sentence. Maximum pen alty, under Wisconsin law, is 15 40 years in the state prison. Arrested In Hour The red-haired shipyard work- er nonchalantly twirled his .32 caliber revolver on his finger and then handed the weapon to an officer Thursday as he was ar- rested less than an hour after the Officer Says As in the past, Indian dances and ceremonials will be held in the rustic dancing tent. The Chip- pewa Court Oreilles and Adonas Indians will predominate in this phase of the entertainment. On Sunday afternoon a regu- larly scheduled Wood County League baseball game will be featured, with Pittsville playing host to Babcock. There also will be Indian baseball games both Saturday and Sunday. Members of the Pittsville park board, sponsor of the annual event, have been working out ar rangements for the weekend act- ivities for several weeks. Trial in the case of Joe Consoli, Frey Is Serious About Being a Candidate in '54 Elmer Frey, 39, president of the Rollohome Corp. ol Marsh- field, will be a candidate for gov- ernor in 1954. That was announced today by the Elmer Frey lor Governor Club. The statement from the group said that Frey "has announced his intention to members of the Elmer Frey lor Governor Club to put his hat in the ring lor the governorship of Wisconsin." It added that the announce- ment was made by Frey, "in an- swer to the editorial in the Marshlield News Herald of Sat- urday, July 25." No mention was made of the party banner under which the Marshlield businessman will seek the state's highest office. How- ever, his lather, George Frey of Marshlield, previously had been quoted as saying that his son is "a strong Republican." Frey, a lobbyist for the Wis- consin Mobile Home Association, was reportedly endorsed by that group as a gubernatorial candi- date when the association met last Friday at Lake Detton. This report was later denied by Chet Bible of Htdkjon, asaoci. atkm Fond du Lac Panther manager who is charged with disorderly conduct, opened at the Court- house today before Justice Ger- ald W. Hierl. Five witnesses for the state gave their testimony before the noon recess. The state is sched- uled to continue its case this af- ternoon. Consoli is charged with disor- derly conduct as the result of a fracas June 25 during a ball game between Fond du Lac and the Wisconsin Rapids White Sox. He originally was charged also with assault and battery, but that charge was dismissed. Officer Franklin Smith, the first witness called in the case, testified today that he was kick ed in the groin by Consoli. The blow came, he said, after he and Officers Roger Krumrei and Lloyd Barton had been called on- to the playing field by the um- pires and ordered to eject Consoli from the park. Other witnesses called said that they did not see Consoli kick the officer. They were Offi. cers Krumrei and Barton, Clar- ence Jackson, 1251 3rd St. S., and Joseph Zastava, Rt. 1. Jackson and Zastava were spectators at the ball game. The charges against Consoli were Hied on June 26, the morn- ing following the game. Consoli pleaded innocent and demanded a jury trial. Fee Schedule Hike Is Told by Clerk of Courts Clerk of Courts Jasper C. John- son said today that fees which his office is authorized to charge have been increased in general to three times what they former- ly were. The lee hikes, authorized by the state legislature through an amendment to the statutes, went into effect Wednesday, Johnson said. Seven) fees which were have now been Increased to or he stated. The revised fee schedule Is available at the office clerk of courts. Calumet county Sheriff Cornel- ius Kosmosky said the loot, 511, was found in a paper sack on the front seat of the auto in which Archambeault led a chase from the Manitowoc County Vil- lage. Pulls Out Gun The flight ended on a town road off Highway 151-57 in Calu- met county near Kiel when the bank bandit stopped his car, got out with drawn gun and told two Chilton city officers: "I'll take one of you, the other can get me." His bravado deserted him and he surrendered a moment later when reinforcements Sheriff Kosmosky and another officer. Jailed at Manitowoc and ques- tioned, pending issuance of a war- rant today, Archambeault admit- ted the robbery, according to Manitowoc County Sheriff Les Nichols. "I'd appreciate your producing them and letting me look al he thundered. 'They are my accusers. I'm an American and I'd like to confront them." The two men were named by Committee Counsel Robert L Kunzig as Johnson and Leonard Patterson. False Charges "I've engaged !n no conspiracy with the Communist Me Michael said, telling the commit tee it was guilty of circulating "false charges." Such statements were inter- mingled with numerous declara- tions that he had no recollections regarding past associations with some organizations that have been cited as subversive. The witness, whose name fig- ured in last week's committee testimony by Methodist Bishop G. Bromley Oxnam of Washing- ton, D.C., acknowledged he had been chairman of the American Youth Congress, an organization that has been cited as a Commu- nist front. But he insisted the organiza- tion "was not Communist-domi- nated and I can prove it." Senator Taft Succumbs In New York Hospital AS A Robert A. Taft, who died at a.m. at New York Hospital, was hale and hearty when he appeared in Wisconsin Rapids during the 1952 presidential cam- paign. These poses were taken by a Tribune photographer when Taft made a major cam- paign address at Lincoln Fieldhouse on Feb. 10, 1952, in his unsuccessful bid for the Repub- can presidential nomination. Voice of the Master Craftsman at Legislative Trade Stilled by Death Nash to Be Speaker At DOC Meet Monday Philleo Nash of Wisconsin Rap- ids, former executive assistant to President Truman, will be guest speaker at the August meeting of the Wood County Democratic Organizing Committee. The meeting will be held Mon- day at the Wisconsin Rapids City! Hall, beginning at p.m., andj is open to the public. By JACK BELL AP Political Reporter WASHINGTON voice of a great American is stilled. Death has taken Sen. Robert Alphonso Taft of Ohio. And it is no over-statement to say that from President Eisenhower's politi- cally inexperienced administration has departed the one besides the President could least afford to loso. For Taft was more than the nominal floor leader of Senate Republicans, more than the "Mr. Republican" he was to many of his party, more than a lion-hearted champion of old fashioned per- sonal liberty, more than a blunt man who thought often blurted his thoughts whether they pleased or irked his hear- ers. To his party in the Senate, Taft was a balance wheel and a Unifying force who kept its factions from flying off in tangential directions. He was also a master craftsman at the legislative a senator who knew the Senate's every mood, calculated its temper, Death Caused By Rapidly Growing Tumors NEW YORK Ro- bert A. Taft, a symbol of Re- publicanism, died today of cancer. The end came peacefully for the 63-year-old Ohio Republi- can, about 13 hours after he had lapsed into a deep coma. At his side were his four sons. Become Critical Taft's condition suddenly had become critical just four days 'ago. Then, except for brief inter- his strength failed rapidly. Not until the end did New York Hospital disclose the cause. "Senator Taft's life came to an end quietly and without pain at a.m. July 31, a hospi- tal bulletin said. The bulletin said "his death was the r c s u 11 of wide-spread highly malignant, rapidly grow- ing tumors." Ailment Rex-ealed This was the first official word on the nature of his ailment. Taft's death reduces the Re- publican membership in the Sen- ate to less than that of the Dem- ocrats. The line-up is 47 Demo- crats. 46 Republicans and one in- dependent. Taft's four sons were at his side when he died. His wife, Mar- tha, an invalid, was at the fam- ily home in Washington. She was brought here Tuesday in a wheel- Eisenhower called the death ofkhair for a visit to her husband, Ike Statement Of Death of Senator Taff WASHINGTON -President Sen. Robert A. Taft today "a tra- gic loss to America." but friends said she was too ill to make another trip. Taft, 63. was the son of Presi- Within an -hour after the an- dent William Howard Taft and nounccmont of the Ohio sena- randidnte apainst Dwight Eisen- coddled its pride, coaxed its compromising sometimes tor's cieath in New York, the hower for the GOP presidential Morse to Vote With the GOP WASHINGTON Republican control of the Senate -despite presumptive "is unim 1 F f ft poacliable character and his vasl trampled roughshod over its dissenters. Eisenhower, too, has lost a friend. Between these two men who glared at each other in the presideffli'arnomination fight last year had grown up by degrees a mutual respect, a golf course oama- raderie and finally a warm friendship. It was shortly before a trip to Augusta, Ga., several weeks ago to join a presidential golf four- some that Taft complained of the first signs of his fatal illness. It was only, he said, a strange weak- ness in the knees. A severe hip pain developed later and com- plications followed. The Senate, grown used of late to seeing the tall, balding Ohioan clumping around on crutches, has felt the first weighty impact of his passing. Could Lose Control There the mechanics of poli- tics may seat a Democrat, nam- ed by Ohio's Democratic Gov. Frank Lausche, to give the pre sent minority party a .48-47 ad- vantage over the Republicans. Helped by Sen. Morse (Ind- Democrats could take over that branch of Congress. Almost unanimously, they don't want that control now. But the lure of committee chairmanships, patron- age and prestige is strong. It may be a different story next Jan- uary or in any intervening spe- cial session. The Senate majority leader- President and Mrs. last year. He entered drove from the White House to the home of Mrs. Taft in George- town to express their sympathy. Eisenhower issued this state- ment "The passing of Robert A. Taft is a tragic loss to America. "The brilliant son of our 27th president. Son. Taft .served the people of Ohio and the nation with distinction and integrity, will be greatly missed on ship, left vacant by Taft's death, The subject of Nash's talk has'is expected to be filled by Sen. not been announced. CLIMBERS KILLED Knowland Knowland, ment of a Democrat to succeed Sen. Robert A. assured today when Sen. Wayne Morse (Ind-Ore) said he would vote with the Republicans if the issue arose. Morse told reporters he feels an "ethical obligation to vote with the Republicans on Senate or- ganizational issues." He added: "The people of the nation in the election of J952 voted the Republican .party into power and I shall abide by that mandate on Republican control of the Senate until the people have the chance in 1954 to review their dcicsion." Gov. Frank J. Lausche of Ohio is a Democrat and presumably will appoint a member oi his par- ty to the Senate seat left vacant by the death ot Republican Sen. Taft. That would make the Senate party lineup 48 Democrats, 47 Republicans and 1 independent. This presumes that the sue- poacliable character and his vast knowledge of the business of pood government played such an the hospital July 4 for treatment of what was described as a hip ailment. Hospital Report The hospital bulletin on h i S deatli said: "His death was the result of wide-spread, highly malignant, rapidly growing tumors, the first symptoms of which were pains in the legs, later localized in the left hip. "These symptoms had their on- set in the latter part of April, 1953, and in the beginning were verv obscure. important part in congressional "The disorder was accompar.i- decisions over many years. ed by a severe anemia requiring great citixen and 1 have lo.st a wise counselor and a valued friend. "Mrs. Eisenhower and I extend to Mrs. Taft and the family our heartfelt sympathies in the per- sonal loss that they have sustain- ed." who has been acting loader inicessor to Hie late Sen. To bey (R Taft's illness, might have oppo- NH) will be a Republican. GENEVA, Switzerland si tion, but no decision on the post I With Morse voting with the "The senate has lost one of its many transfusions. Some of the leading members of all time. The'arras of involvement were bene- Amoncan people have lost a by treatment and there wore brief periods of general im- provement. Out Of Control "However, the disease could not be controlled, and eventually progressed relentlessly despite the application of all the thera- peutic weapons available to mod- ern science." Taft is the second Republican senator to die within a week. Son. Charles W. Tobey of New Hampshire died last Friday. A GOP appointee is expected to succeed Tobey, the New Hampshire Republican. But Taft's native Ohio has a Democrat, Frank J. Lausche, as its governor, and Lausche is ex- 11 more mountain climbers fell to is expected until January, death in the Swiss Alps in the Left a Void I Republicans, there would be a 48- tie on organizational questions. last 48 hours. An average of GO It's in the heart of the Vice President Nixon ilimbers are killed in the Swiss'not its numerical lineup, that'rould break such ties in favor Alps every summer. I 11 of his party. 2-Day Blowout Was Big Event Royal Welcome for Soldiers Here 3 4 Years Ago A serviceman returning from the wars comes home quietly these days, with no civic fanfare. His family and perhaps a few friends meet him at the station, and what celebrating there is is done at home. Not so after World War I. Just 34 years ago this week, July 30 and 31, 1919, Grand Rapids sol- diers, sailors and marines were guests of honor at a two-day blowout that was the biggest event the city had ever seen, according to contemporary re- ports. Arches Spotted The stranger who ventured downtown early that Wednesday morning, July 30, soon got the Idea that something big was brewing. Four huge double arch- es, nearly 20 leet high and dec- orated with flowers and patriot- ic emblems, were erected at stra- tegic spots. One covered the intersection of 4th and W. Grand Aves. An- other spanned the avenue near the west end ol the "wagon the predecessor ol the present span. A third marked the intersection of 2nd St. S. and Vine St. (now E. Grand Ave.) and 11 REMEMBER THIS In when Wtocoftftln Rapkb WM still Grand the cttjr stafei gigantic nenMnemlni for sN the men who served In WorM War I. Shown here h the Intersection of tni St. S. and Vine St. (now K. Grand Ave.) The hnffe arch waa em ef few erectei thwugheat the downtown wren. (Photo owrteiy Ghrae Nekoosa Boy Loses Arm in Accident; 4 Others Injured A 19-year-old Nekoosa boy suf- fered the loss of an arm Thurs- day morning in an accident near Enid, Okla., when the car in I which ho was riding was struck! by a truck. James Mertes, 1135 Section St.; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Aloy- sius Merles; their daughter. Bar- bara, and another son. Kenneth, were all hospitalized. The father was thrown from tho car aiid sustincd a head injury. The na- ture of the injuries to other mem- bers of the family was not learn cd here. The family was returning to Nekoosa after visiting a son, Al, who is serving in the Air Force at Camp Vance, Okla.. about 40 miles from the scene of the acci- dent. The Mertes car was completely demolished, according to the re- port received by Mrs. Glen Good- ness of Nekoosa, a sister of Mrs. Mertes. Town of Cary Barn Destroyed by Blaze of undeter- mined origin completely destroy- ed a barn in the town of Cary, 10 miles northwest ol Pittsville, Thursday night. The blaze broke out about p.m. while Fay Rucker, Rt. 1, Pittsville, was putting hay in the barn. Rucker rents the building. An estimated 25 tons of hay were burned. The building was not used for housing livestock. SEEK MISSING CRAFT HONOLULU (IP) The Search and Rescue Coordination Center at Guam today ordered a sea and air search for the motor vessel Venus, missing with 16 persons aboard in the Central Pacific. The craft vanished after leaving Ro- ta Island July 22 tor Tinian. Tribute to Taft By State Leaders MADISON of the Wisconsin Republican party join- ed together today to issue the following statement: "In the death of Sen. Taft, America has lost not only 'Mr. Republican' but one of its great- est public officials and friends. "Sen. Taft was particularly be- loved by all Republicans of Wis- consin." The statement was issued by Robert Pierce, Menomonie, GOP state chairman; Wayne Hood, La Crosse, past chairman, and Jack Rouse, secretary ol the Republi- can party of Wisconsin. James E. Doyle, state chairman ol the Democratic Organizing Committee, described Sen. Taft, who died today, as "an extreme- ly able and effective legislator." Doyle, national co-chairman of the Americans for Democratic Ac- tion, added: "I am sorry to hear of his 4 death. I know that with lew ex- ceptions he enjoyed respect and admiration of his colleagues In the Congress in both parties.'' 94 in County Hive Lost Driver License In the first six months ol: 94 persons in Wood County tat their driving privileges threosjh revocations or suspensions, thi motor vehicle department raswt> ed today. There were 36 revocations, el suspensions lor law and 12 suspensions ordered fey the commissioner of the vehicle department.   

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