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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 18, 1952, Winona, Minnesota Cloudy Cooler Tonight Friday Fair You Can Register Now For Nov 4 Election VOLUME 52 NO 181 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA MINNESOTA THURSDAY EVENING SEPTEMBER 18 1952 TWENTY-TWO PAGES No Pictures Have Aj Yet been released by the Navy Dept of the recent attack of Hellcat fighter planes as guided missiles from the carrier Boxer off the Korean Coast but the Navy has been experimenting and practicing this latest warfare method for many Birth of Push-Button Warfare years This picture taken in the past shows a pilotless Hellcat in the lead during practice operations in the San Diego Calif area with two mother Hellcats in the rear AP Wirephoto to The Guided Missile Plane Hits Red Target By WARREN ROGERS JR WASHINGTON American ro- bot planes launched at sea have blasted enemy targets in Korea ushering in the age of push-button warfare The Navy told for the first time Wednesday the story of a robot at- tack on a Korean military target Sept 1 The Navy held back part of the story but what it told made it abundantly clear that the age of push-button warfare is at hand It told of an outmoded air- plane launched by catapult the deck of aircraft Boxer off the Korean coast escorted by radio trots to its target and then un- leashed on a spot into which no piloted plan dared go The whole process was witnessed irom beginning to end on a sion screen on the ship 150 miles away A camera was installed in i he said adding that the the cockpit of the robot plane and it recorded for posterity the toric flight Lt Cmdr Lawrence A Kurtz who directed the world's first ro- bot plane attack told a Tokyo news are available nor would he say conference today that this nation whether missiles still are being has enough guided missiles in hand used against Korean targets to sustain a large-scale robot The idea of a guided missile it- Navy has immediately avail able enough missiles to mount a sustained large-scale robot campaign in Korea He declined to say how many in Korea He painted this frightening ture of warfare of the Aircraft carriers speeding around the globe and loosing robot planes carrying atomic bombs Pilotless planes unerringly ing out their targets and exploding self is not new The Germans used the V2 rocket with devastating fect in World War II But the American robot plane used in Korea Kurtz said is more effective and able One of the chief factors in their deadly charges with ing the robot so effective is the mum force use of a guide plane which Large-scale robot attacks against j panies the robot on its flight di- reeling its movements by radio Kurtz said the guide plane can tell the robot to fire back if it is attacked in flight Upon reaching the target the guide plane veers away The robot which there are no defenses Kurtz said the equipment used meaning an out-of-date World War II plane the Grunman was rather obsolete We have better things than With Adlai By RELMAN MORIN BRIDGEPORT Conn Lewis Trying To Win Soft Coal Contract By NORMAN WALKER WASHINGTON L is tucked a hard coal royalty boost into his trophy belt today and be- gan trying to win over soft coal owners one by one to his contract terms Lewis head of the United Mine Workers was reported dangling an exemption from next Monday's expected Northern soft coal strike in front of some big Illinois ators Most of the soft coal industry however seemed to be i eminent Stevenson said in Stevenson Joshes Ike on Slams About Humor a man who's only got a smile dives dead on target The robot could be ed either by the guide plane or by the aircraft carrier Kurti said robots carrying atomic bombs conceivably could hit any target in the world Someone asked him if the robot would displace the big ing bombers like the Eventually it Kurtz said It's a question of time Explaining the push-button of the robot Kurtz said the person who directs the pilotless plane needs only one finger to work the small control stick He can destroy the plane by the mere pressure of a button Associated Press staff Fred Waters aboard the aircraft carrier Boxer cabled an account of 1 in Korea waters Red Targets Navy censors delayed Waters story until yesterday cleared it and then said in an A number of guided missiles have been launched successfully against Communist targets in North Korea from the USS Boxer Waters in an additional dispatch placed the number already launched at from four to six His account said the less suicide plane he watched was a World War II Grumman herded to its target by a guide Stevenson tore into the j plane Its progress into the combat Adlai Stevenson opened his licans Qn said was watched on a drive through New England j unity today with a wry defense of his j We Democrats don't sit sense of humor A lot of people say I'm not j around the breakfast table dividing up the he said in an obvious serious the Democratic reference to Eisenhower and Sen i Tl A ft presidential candidate told a throng of to persons at the Bridgeport railroad station The fact of the matter is that if I were wedded to some of the folk they are I couldn't be very humorous either Robert A Taft breakfasting gether last week We may have aur family squabbles but there are not two Democratic parties He again referred to what he called the abject surrender of Eisenhower to Taft who he claims has taken over Eisenhower's set against bowing to the union! Pegging his open air talk on economy and corruption in j A storm of applause broke when ment Stevenson finished speaking Economy in government isn't Stevenson claims that Gen chief's money demands Lewis has charged a selective strike ordering his men to 1 quit mines belonging to the Bi- you just say you're going to have you've got to grind at it 24 hours a day I've had some experience and I have some ideas about how to bring it to luminous Operators j representing most Northern mines j Lights Off Monday and 2 halt work They laugh at me in in the Southern Coal Producers i because I go around Association's mines on Oct 1 Strike Exempt Dwight D Eisenhower has dered to Taft and that what the governor calls the Republican Old Guard is now giving orders to Eisenhower On his second big campaign drive covering Connecticut joff the lights Well i ashamed of that I'm not The diggings represented by the Referring to charges of two associations produce about 70 Most of the mines west of the I We are goine to had Pass when traveling by automobile are to The first major speech tonight every level of Hartford Conn will deal with the implications of the atomic per cent of the nation's soft coal Mississippi River are to keep ing And a number of important mines belonging to neither of the big employer associations ing the Big Ben Coal Co of Illinois are also Lewis says these exempted mines have agreed that in return for being allowed to keep open while the bulk of the industry is shut down they will accept whatever new soft coal contract terms are finally negotiated tion in government Stevenson Coal Freeze Goes In Effect Tonight WASHINGTON A ment agency the Defense Solid Fuels Administration today issued an order freezing shipments of coal from mines facing the Stevenson said that Gen Dwight Eisenhower the Republican candidate has changed his mind and now concedes that not all public servants are bad He recalled that the general said he was going to clean out Washington from end to end Stevenson drove to the station from the airport where his plane arrived from Springfield HI In the factory districts workmen crowded windows cheering and applauding and tossing out ers of confetti Scattered groups of people lined the streets port children were released from school for the day As Stevenson bareheaded stepped onto a temporary platform and looked over the crowd which was packed for an area of several blocks along the streets radiating day strike threat It is effective at from the station he grinned and midnight tonight and is designed to save an estimated million tons of soft coal for doling out later on government orders on a basis of need A million tons is about a day's national consumption There is an estimated coal supply now in stockpiles School Children Anyway it's obvious the school children are glad I'm here A sign in the jabbing at GOP criticism of television screen in a secret room aboard the Boxer 150 miles from the target The Navy announcement lacked many of the details in Waters account but gave this 1 The new missile armed with a powerful warhead is sent aloft from a catapult aboard the carrier 2 There are two guide planes one on the carrier and one in the air Both are equipped with cial electronic equipment 3 The first guide plane sends the missile roaring skyward At a altitude the air- borne guide plane takes over and directs the missile to the area of its target 4 By the time the missile goes into its payoff dive the guide plane is miles away out of anti-aircraft fire 5 All during its flight from the carrier deck to the target the sile records its progress via tele- cast in a specially tronics room aboard the ship Guide Craft The Navy announcement said the Boxer has been using an raider Douglas attack plane as the guide craft in its first such attacks The first operational I officers and seven enlisted headed by Lt Comdr Lawrence A Kurtz of Washington D is Guided Missile Unit No 90 The tion in New York Sept 22 to extend I unit trained at the Naval Air De- velopment Center Johnsville Pa The Navy would neither identify the targets nor assess the damage inflicted Waters was struck with the way electronics experts aboard the rier rode with the missile mile by mile through wondrous tronic instruments On the television screen he said crossed the Sea of Japan the jagged peaks of Korea loom larger He said sion In the room mounted as the target neared Then the enemy con- centration in a valley between two shadowy hills And The instruments suddenly Vent blank The screaming dive had ended squarely on target and the missile had crashed to I Maryland Stevenson's time-table i calls for plane travel to key cities along the route Brief roadside talks are also scheduled in a ber of cities through which he will Taft Says Ike Victory Will Insure Thrift Points to General's Philosophy of Individual Liberty By REED SMITH SPRINGFIELD 0 Ufi Sen Robert A Taft said last night that only the election of Gen Dwight D Eisenhower as president can change the philosophy of ment spending and power Gen Eisenhower has stated without qualification his belief in the philosophy of Taft told a Republican rally opening his tour in behalf of the man who beat him for the nomination He stated it long before I met him last Taft said and only reaffirmed at that time what he has frequently said in the past He believes strongly in our j system of constitutional limitations j and government power He abhors i the left-wing theory that the j tive has unlimited powers There is only one way to change the philosophy of government spending and power and that is to elect Gen Eisenhower and let him create a new administration with new faces and new thoughts Taft's address to a crowd of more than in Springfield's Memorial Hall was broadcast and telecast It was Taft's first speech since the July convention defeat that embittered many of his backers Associates described his tour as an all-out attempt to swing his disappointed supporters to Ike I have come to speak for all the Republican candidates state national and Taft said Naturally my first interest is tional and the election of hower and Nixon Sen Richard Nixon of California is the GOP vice presidential inee During the campaign I expect to speak on all the issues tion and degradation in ton Communist influences in the State Department the surrender of China to the Communists the Korean War and Acheson foreign Taft said But to my he continued there is one great fundamental j issue before the American people in this election of 1952 It is re- sumption and continuation of ress under a free American way of life as opposed to the alleged advances to be obtained by rendering our money and our dom to the tender mercies of an all-powerful and arbitrary ment Taft expressed concern over election of a Republican Congress and The only reason that we have any real liberty left in the United States is the independence of Con- gress shown during the past 14 years There isn't any doubt in my mind that we have ed the attitude of the people of the country against a government of planned economy power bureaucracy Referring to Eisenhower's cratic opponent Gov Adlai E venson of Illinois Taft I can tell you that if he is Taxes in U.S Change Needed General Says To Iowa Crowd Cites Brannan j Statement on Grain Losses By JACK BELL Aboard Eisenhower Special I Gen Dwight D Eisenhower ed today that the American payer's money is going down a j crack in the floor because of I man administration waste in i Washington I Carrying his campaign into doubtful Iowa the lican presidential nominee told a crowd of persons gathered in I front of the Davenport courthouse 1 that it is the time to open up some windows and let the fresh air in our government Eisenhower said that beyond what he described as Jin Washington is inexcusable I waste He cited a report of a committee that five million dollars in Commodity Credit Cor- CCC funds had The Secretary of Agriculture Brannan said that five million dollars was not very much to lose in billion dollar the Republican nominee said He said it could disappear through the cracks LT the floor Dutch Now my old Dutch ancestors never had five million dollars but five cents could never have been lost in our house without someone having to answer for it or go ing for it on hands and knees Eisenhower said five million j dollars represents taxes paid by NEW YORK iff The New York I strike for five days at the request i people earning a year Speaking From Under a huge photo of Republican presidential nominee Dwight D Eisenhower Sen Robert A Taft Wednesday night delivered his first speech in support of the general in field 0 He addressed a crowd of persons at a party rally Sen Taft also urged the election of his younger brother Charles P Taft a portion of whose picture is at upper left as governor of Ohio AP Wirephoto to The Ike Nearly Quit Army Post in 46 Times says associates of Gen Dwight Eisenhower have revealed that he threatened to resign as Army chief of staff in 1946 if forced to act as a strikebreaker in the railroad strike that spring In his speech before the can Federation of Labor day the Republican presidential candidate of President Truman who the Eisenhower said people all over before had ordered the Office the country are worried Defense Transportation to seize the j Why should we be roads On May 23 the unions struck The next day Truman appealed to them to return to work warning that if chanSe they did not he would operate trains by using every means in my power including a call to the he asked Why should we be in- We come back the proposition that we must have a I was trying to eet some He also called a down in Georgia I got a telephone session of Congress The return to call from Washington sage directed that I Washington immediately to sume command of the railway strikers who were going to be drafted into the Army With a sources ter protest I refused 18 Communists He noted that 18 Communists had been arrested in the West observing that all these years they had gone undetected The general said that whenever he gets west of the Mississippi River his feeling of homesickness begins to subside For the first lime since he has was with Meanwhile Secretary of War Robert P Patterson announced that he had summoned General Eisenhower for consultation j The Times said Eisenhower ave these ran mto threatening weather in Eisenhower received a phone Davenport He spoke in the open In a later call I was told that 11 from at Sea Island I air to about persons massed considered the only soldier j saying he was needed in the whom the railway workers would even talk So I agreed to meet with them But I was a dier and not a strike breaker The Times quoted associates of elected on the Democratic ticket j the general as saying his speech with the support of the same people who supported President Truman he is going to be engulfed in the same totalitarian philosophy that toned down the full story omitting a threat of resignation and the sub- stance of two telephone tions with President Truman after dominates of those he was called back to Washington are influential in the present from vacation in Georgia in May ministration He cannot clean j 1946 up the mess Just before that on May 18 the of corruption He is a captive j Brotherhoods of Railroad He president would be a captive men and Locomotive Engineers had postponed their threatened gy age AFL Talk Stevenson goes before the ican Federation of Labor the views he has already stated on labor policies He apparently went over much STEVENSON Continued on Page 17 Column 1 Narcotic Violation Complaint Issued On Hennepin Coroner ST PAUL S District At- torney Phillip Neville said today he has authorized issuance of a complaint charging Dr Russell R Heim Hennepin county coroner with violation of the federal cotics act Neville said Heim was scheduled to appear at the U S Marshal's office in St Paul this afternoon quipping We I at which time a warrant will be want a man who can make em served The heavily censored description of the new missile shows it to be apparently a far cry from other guided missiles now in use ton and a plane was being sent In a mile ride through for him Davenport Eisenhower was Once in Washington Eisenhower j ed by only a scattering of citizens went to Patterson's office The i As his train moved its secretary telephoned the President j stopping way across Iowa toward and handed the telephone to the a major farm speech at Omaha general tonight Eisenhower pounded The President told the general on what calls the mess in the administration was going to j Washington draft railroad men into the Army He took his theme from an to get the roads back into operation cheered and the general was needed to take charge of the move The general replied that he was a general and chief of staff and not a strike breaker that he couldn't do it and that if the dent insisted his only course was to resign The President let the matter go a crowd of persons in Rock Island 111 last night that the are sick and in their papers of scandals in Washington and arc 0 have the general declared He also gave a of his but later in another telephone Omaha farm speech tonight when versation told the general he was he said that to have farm the only one the railroad workers would listen to and that he would to meet them The general we must have exports to take off some of our surpluses I have heard that this is the was persuaded j heart of isolationism he said The Times said Eisenhower and it just is not so It is riot sources did not say whether or not j intelligent to be isolationist and I the general met with the workers have never scon a group of The strike was settled on May 25 gathered together who didn't the day after Eisenhower arrived I have intelligence in Washington I Bidding for Iowa's 10 electoral The Eisenhower sources Times said pictured the general as reluctant to give his version of what happened because tary Patterson was dead the I Eisenhower dropped his criticism of Gov Adlai E WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST son for the latter's quipping proach to some of the campaign issues Whereas he had asserted that running for president was no laughing he told the Rock Island To win a fight you never go about it with long faces You put Partly cloudy and a little cooler on a grin and go after it America tonight Friday fair and cool Low- tonight 46 Friday 66 LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 j hours ending at 12 m j Maximum 75 minimum 46 j noon 63 precipitation 04 sun sets tonight at sun rises morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER Maximum temperature 73 at We Hope President Truman won't mind our saying so but his daughter Margaret is making a mess of Jimmy Durante as she powders his face It was all in fun as the two performers got together to rehearse for a show AP Wirephoto to The Herald is on the march and we can do it The Republican nominee dis- played a confidence before the American Federation of Labor Convention when he said he did not favor repeal of the Act the same assertion was cheered loudly in Rock island A center of the manufacturing industry Rock p.m Wednesday minimum Iand membership temperature 53 at its Noon 29.73 I Eisenhower got little as wind 15 miles per hour from motorcade moved through west humidity cent clouds Rock Island after he scattered at and 6.000 feet I was airport by a I crowd of about persons on his Additional weather on Page 9 i return from New York
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