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Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - August 7, 1953, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin For Purity Saturday Mostly tad not much change In Local weather facto for 24 noon ceding 7 Max. 16; M. JBL O N 8 T R U CT 1 V E 8-DAT WISCONSIN MI the below the maximum 18 Math. N minimum cooler r inch UK or Fortieth Wisconsin August Single Copy Bevel Almost Allied Soldiers Perished In Yalu ROW Camp Ate Bug Reefs Claimed Was by U.N. Life in Death Valley Told by Returning Gl By STAN CARTER Korea -An American soldier on his way home looked back today at the terrible winter and spring of 1951 and told how he ed bury some of almost Allied soldiers in shallow graves near the bank of the Yalu are no markers at said Sgt. l.C. Junior E. of W. Va. A tributary of the Yalu River ran between Camp 5 at and the burial ground on the side of a we buried at the edge of the water because we were too weak to carry them up the the ruddy soldier only got some of them halfway The ground was frozen and we were too weak to We laid them up against an embankment and scraped dirt and stones over Dunlap said that of Allied soldiers at the camp in late 1951, only were alive in a tank was captured in 1950, at Dunlap said only he and about 60 others at were strong enough to help in burial we were he lice which ed your blood starvation and very cold Dunlap buried them in long shallow most I put in a grave was 17. When the weather be- came warm and the ground the bodies started to de- Hogs and crows began ing at Dunlap said there were plenty of guards at the camp who could have helped bury the prisoners in deeper Camp 5 was run by North Korean guards un- til when Chinese Reds took Dunlap said the casualty rate among the prisoners started de- creasing toward the last of July or the first of the men died of he were so may lice they popped out all over Dunlap continued his marched us five days to a cave in a water was dripping We slept on the There were 50 to 60 American prisoners in the cave about 10 yards long. They gave us soybeans to lot of men were They were not treated at We stayed in that cave five or six we started marching in it seemed to for about a We holed up days in Korean villages and walked Twice a day we would get two double of boiled whole grain was very I could ly It was very estimate is 20 degrees below I had no gloves and no was just wearing a pair of light I would put my lands in my buddy's overcoat to them from There were about 500 of us on this 11 NEW YORK New York Times says one American pris oner ended Communist germ war fare propaganda at a North rean prison camp by eating a posedly A dispatch from Ko by Greg MacGregor said the incident was witnessed and the story told by Sgt. l.C. Edward 24, of Hewlett has just been released after three years as a prisoner of Last year Sgt. Hewlett was in Weisong prison camp near the Manchurian He and others were forced to attend In one phase of the classes the Chinese Com- tried to convince can prisoners that the U.S. Air Force was dropping germs over North The Communists displayed tures purporting to show North Koreans in fields picking up bugs they said were infested with germs by Many of the ing scoffed One day an instructor brought to the class a small glass in which there was a bug the instructor said an insect bearing deadly Several prisoners cious that the Communists might have dusted the bug with a ly Finally one American prisoner popped it into his The Communists in the room were goggle One dashed out the Several minutes Chinese officers returned and ordered the other prisoners ed several paces away from the bug will die soon but infect you all the interpreter must be taken to the hospital From week to said geant reports were sued that the insect eater was near death's But within two he was released from looking amazingly welL Some Allied Prisoners To Stay With Commies Charlie's Car French Civil Workers Rain Hampers Bean Canning The persistant rains of the past week have seriously hamp ered bean canning operations a the peak of the officials said Ray urer of the Sampson Canning Co declined to comment on situation other than to say tha have been affected very ad by the He indicat ed that it has been difficult to get the beans picked in time in many An official Midsummer Employment Peak Reached One of the best-conditioned cars in the That was the verdict of American Soap Box Derby who Thursday checked the racer of Charlie consin entry in the dream race to be run at Ohio on 011 i e Tribune staff member who is Char lie's official wired from Akron day that lie's car was of the found all In the heat drawings which were also held Charlie was bracketed with boys from Elmwood and few On Walkout PARIS vast army of two million civil servants ped Premier Joseph Laniel with a crippling 24-to-48 hour wide general strike They demanded he cut defense costs instead of lipping their ment age and trimming their The protest against the Pre- rumored plans for at our midsummer peak Ohio in the Exactly of employment In the Wisconsin 151 other boys from every state Rapids Walter G. the manager of the local off ice of the I Hawaii and West Germany will State Employment said be competing at famed Der today in his monthly Downs Sunday for the SWIMMING which marked of swimming classes at the municipal pool Thursday were largely rained but there was time between the raindrops to present Red Cross certificates to the proud youngsters who had completed various phases of the training Receiving certificates from Pool Director Fred Ellis are Peter 1041 Wisconsin and Kathleen 2330 6th St. S. A total of 186 children completed courses ranging from beginning swimming to senior and 45 adults also received Staff Administration Made Good Ike Says has increased in trans portation and utilities and there has been a seasonal jump in the tion The Tri-Cities area firms which furnish us with em- ployment data have added 125 people in the last 60 Winn predicted a labor pinch in some areas later this month when some students quit summer jobs to return to the next 60 days our reporting establishments expect to hold close to current This will entail a problem be- cause students and others who withdraw from the labor market in September will require and right now the ply of workers is a little bit There is a surplus of tion Winn and of women who constitute almost of the 500 cards in the file of job They are mostly married and seeking factory where there is very little opportunity for he Te job seeker file contains 150 less names than it did a year the manager The office re- 447 new applications from WASHINGTON Eisenhower staked out a claim steady jobs were 229 today that his administration has made good toward I Some 507 others found prize of a college Immediately after the heat drawings Charlie was whisked out to the YMCA camp outside the city which will be home for all the contestants during their stay in He was back at Derby Downs early for a day of final tuneups and test runs down the 975.4-foot The busy day will end with a session of professional back at North Koreans Are Purged on Spy Charges TOKYO Communist radio at Pyongyang said tonight 12 high North Korean officials have been prosecuted for planning to overthrow the Communist motive did the Troops Should Stay in Clark States UNITED NATIONS Gen. Mark U. N. commander in said today the United tions character of forres should be maintained until a firm peace has been Visiting U. N. headquarters for the first time since he left to sume the Korean command 16 7 Americans on Tell of Mass Burials FREEDOM rea Americans today disclosed for the first t time that some ment economies was France's worst strike since the 1936 of Socialist Leon Blum's popular of war and at least one front Trains ground to a halt throughout the Tele- phones were Gas flickered Garbage piled up in the Non-government mine workers also joined in. The only spot was in I ton have swapped freedom for life under Communist Many Koreans also were were said to have chosen to re- main under Communist rule as a result of intense Red Two U. S. soldiers just n subway and bus ecl from the same North Korean terns were stockade said they knew of about Paris buses and subways ran throughout the but un- seven Americans who had ed the ions decided just before noon of Red II nl 11 i call out their operators That left only taxis and private automobiles for capital The nation's business and com- life rapidly approached i their free will ganda Stay Behind Four other repatriates said at least three Americans they knew probably will remain behind of It looked like much of it would stay that way until Unlike most French this one was not called bv Cpl. James said the three got special 4, you hit one of them you'd thebe going down to to months Clark expressed 1 t I T 1__... hope that none of the participa t W LbU flve years in Davis told ing governments would will draw any of its Clark talked with after a brief visit with Secretar General Dag I response to Clark re statements he made i Washington his belief that the Communist may have to mor U. S. prisoners than they are er He said he based his belie upon an accumulation of info mation from various bu that he could not prove at th time the Communists are goin to hold back on the should wait until after th exchange is completed befor making any he said He added that he reserved th right to bring up the issue fore the armistice negotiators af ter the exchange is Asked what motive the Com might have for holding some of the U. S. h of the Canning said tha it is hard to the extent of the rain damage because it is impossible to ge into the fields in many places The firm has been canning for two but picking has been Rust hasn't showed up too the official crediting the cool nights with keeping it down and with keeping the beans from growing too fast to become overripe before Condition of standing grain crops in Wood County has de- in the last Coun ty Agent Leo Schaefer said or flattening ol standing which was not much of a problem a week has become more he Woman Slightly Hurt As Automobiles Collide Cars driven by Kenneth E. 18, Baker and Mrs. Richard 240 3rd St. sustained damage in a end collision at 13th Ave. 8. and Alton St. at a.m. Mrs. Hoekstra received a minor neck injury which did not require Police said that Mn. Hoekstra was pulling up to the curb and Hagen was attempting to when an oncoming car forced Hagen to swing to the right causing his car to strike rear of Mrs. A collision In Port Edwards at p.m. Thursday caused damage to can driven by W. 30, and Frank D. 17, both of Port building an efficient regime at home while exerting its power in the cause of world But Eisenhower conceded that his administration has by no means and conquered all the problems of our in its first six In an radio address to the American public day the chief executive declared this to be his su preme serve and to strengthen our all our in their faith in freedom and in their quest of and to strengthen all peoples who share with us that faith and that It was a much of it al ready said before but brought up to date and keyed to last Mon day's adjournment of In he mentioned an even dozen actions by such items as revised programs for defense and aid to America's admission of ing of economic sion of needed if Even though the executive and legislative branches have had their Eisenhower good will between them has been built up rapidly and he there has been the fostering of Western un- U. S. food shipments for rebellious East and a Korea truce in which pre- cious have been ed: An opportunity has been 11 I Meulenbelt Is Appointed Engineer by Consolidated Appointment of Vern Meulen belt as electrical engineer for Consolidated Water Power Pa per Co. was announced today by M. V. chief engineer Meulenbelt received a degree in electrical engineering in 1950 from Rose Polytechnic Terre Ind. For the last three years he has been employ ed by the General Electric Co. at N. Y. and Detroit and Grand doing work related to the paper in- Meulenbelt is a World War II He and his wife will live in Wisconsin 81 Americans in Group Freed By 6 Koreans Missing PANMUNJOM healthier group of 394 Allied war prisoners came out of Communist ty today and added to rooming reports the Reds are lolding back some POWs in- to Eighty-one Americans were among the group released today under a brilliant sun at this side village in the third day of the Korean war prisoner ex- Big Although the Reds had ed 400, an unofficial count ed six South Koreans missing rom the scheduled 250. There was no immediate The Reds also sent back 25 25 12 Filipinos and 7 They said the next scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday would Include 90 250 South 35 Turks and 25 wU UM total of Americans released to 311, still only a bare fraction of the the Reds have promised to re- In the Allies are handing over Reds for Allied The U. N. Command sent back Communists a quieter and better-behaved group than those of the first two who ranted wildly in last-minute shows of They still sang and but they did not attack U. N. personnel as they did The Allied ing faded blue Chinese appeared In much better tion mentally and physically than the sick and weary men released the first two Even some were ill and needed cal The Americans laughed as they climbed from the Red trucks and 11 seasonal mostly in food The bean picking season got off to a slow start because o wet but Winn estimated the office would send out over 100 pickers each morning if and when the weather VFW to Hold Water Frolic Outboard motor boat races Sun day afternoon and free dances Saturday and Sunday nights wil be feature attractions at the eighth annual Veterans of For eign Wars water carnival at Lake this The event is sponsored by Buckley Baldwin Post No. 2534 and its women's under the general chairmanship of John The boat scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. are ex to attract about 30 pilots from all parts of the proved by the Wisconsin Out- board the tion will include heats for crafts in Classes B and C. The course will be about one mile in laid out to give best view for spectators ing the shores of the Saturday night's dance in the South Beach pavilion will be a square starting at 8 o'clock with Mrs. Paul Billmeyer Sunday night's also n the will offer old and modern and will follow a fireworks display over the rides and games of many kinds are also part of the water carnival cording to the committee In charge of Working with Chairman Vogel on the committee are Russell 3avis, Dwaine Peter Chris Van on J. H. D. Re- vae Frost and Don CONCERT POSTPONED The combined concert of the municipal band and the can Legion Drum and Bugle scheduled for Thursday night at Witter was postponed by the return of the monsoon B. T. band said the event will be held but could not MUM a tout gime and spying for U.S. secret The North Korean radio said among the 12 officials were Rhee Syng former peoples censor ship equivalent of special secret and Pak Hong former vice premier and foreign While monitors here heard one name as Rhee Syng Yop the broadcast identified him as a former justice minister and the name probably is Lee Sung Last month South Korean in- sources said Kim II North Korean had fired Pak and Lee in a purge of Cabinet ministers who were pro-Russian rather than The ROK sources said Pak had been jailed and his job given to Lee Tong a South Korean trained in Red Kim reportedly held a big edge in a tug of war between North Korean Reds trained by the nese Communists at Yenan and those trained in a South Korean who ed up in North Korea after being accused of inciting Red riots in the zone in 1946, was a former general tary of the Korean Communist From 1948 he was one of the most outspoken North rean often acting as a government have for holding World War I I don't Could they be holding them as he was Clark added that he had deal with the Communists for 10 I have never beer able to determine what their mo tives Clark expressed the belief that the Communists agreed 1o an at because they had suffer ed wanted an armistice very badly for reasons best known to he He pointed out that the arm istice does not mean peace has been achieved in Korea and ad is absolutely essential that we remain strong until the whole problem is Rename Steinke Director Of State Fireman Group Marvin delegate from the local unit of the Wisconsin State Association of was re-elected to the executive board of the organization at the conclusion of its two-day an- convention at Apple ton Elected president was Elmer Green The other two Vice President rice and Ed La were New Western Auto Store Holds Its Grand Opening The new Western Auto ate located at 140 W. Grand held its grand opening It handles automotive sporting toys and miscellaneous household Bob Treutel is manager of the one of affiliates of the Western Auto Supply Co. Treutel announced that he rill also retain an active position with the Paper City Heating Co. and the Christian Catholic Labor The Red CGT joined in The walkout was ordered to protest reports that 6- week-old government planned to up the retirement age for workers from 5? to 62 and lop many employes off the public The Premier's retrenchment designed to pull the government has out not of been have been widely broadcast among New Riots by Reds Smashed In W. Berlin BERLIN Club wielding police commandos smashed new riots by 900 Communist storm troppers against American free food stations in West Berlin late Scores of rioters were beaten 400 commandos defending hree Thirty Reds were A force of 120 police dos cracked down on the Reds they had attacked six ular patrolmen guarding the Reichenberger Strasse free food center in Kreuzberg borough in he U. S. Two hundred other commandos rushed to protect two food dis- points in the boroughs of Neukoelln and where 600 Communists had ered The Kreuzberg fight was bloody and ice said the Red storm troopers ivere seeking to steal ion cards of East Germans who lad violated Communist orders Pfc. Donald C. 20, of Pfc. Theopilus Parris of and Pfc. rison 26, of concurred with Davis that the all would not re- New Red Border The four were liberated from ft Red prison camp at near the Manchurian Another American from the Pvt. Steve 22, of N. said the camp was emptied ing the first days of the prisoner exchange except for one Briton and seven He said the eight stayed behind were having a party when we Glowacki didn't associate with Pfc. Thomas R. Murray of who said he knew seven Americans at who turned down re- described them as 11 Vets Sponsor Festival Event Buckley Baldwin post and No. 2534, Veterans of Foreign will sponsor the National program at Witter Field on Saturday after- Sept. 26. finale of The program will include the big an exhibit ion drill by the 80- piece Racine Elks Youth band and a grand bands and drum corps in the expected to number about The grandstand and bleachers will be set up arena style with the procession making a giant circle to give all spectators a A y accepting free American view of the smashed back The will loting Communists clubs nd water hoses at the food dis- centers last had been tipped off in ad- ance that the Reds would try ew attacks The latest report on East many said Soviet army tanks sales and assist in the conduct ot the Announcing the ar- General Chairman Dick Davis said committee welcomes the VFW interest in this phase of the civic We not only need manpower of such an ringing many factories to tion but the cooperation 61 eal with possible outbreaks by leir Recruiters Sign 7 for Air Five Nekoosa youths enlisted n the Air Force during July and two Wisconsin Rapids men the James local Force said The Nekoosa enlistees are roy H. 19, and Kerry W. Thomas C. Harry Hamel and James J. all 18. Arthur W. 471 Oak enlisted In the Army and Leo M. Rt. 3, Weatherman Throws Drowning City a Concrete Inner Tube Scattered showers heavy rain interspersed with of lighter rain and down on Wisconsin Rapids again but the confident weatherman professed to see his way out of the According to the Associated skies will be fair and mild tonight and Sat. The sun did show its face here occasionally this but more often there were black clouds in the The heaviest of the intermittent showers fell for a few minutes shortly before 1 and included about a ute of Elsewhere In the state a few showers fell early today In the Eau Claire and Rhinelander In MH There were quite a few ings in the 50s early The low was 51 at burg reported 53, Lone 54, Spooner and Wisconsin Rapids Utt Aw land 55. The tuf h minimum during the night was 60 at Some areas of the state re- ported heavy local rains during the 24 hours ending at 7 a.m. The top amount was 1.22 inches at Park Phillips had 1.06, Wausau 1.05 and an inch fell in the extreme southwest La Crosse had more than one-half Most of the rain fell Cloudy Skies Skies were cloudy most of Thursday as temperatures were in the 70s with a few 60s ed In the The high for the day was 80 at On the low side was Two 69; Park 68 and Duluth 65. Showers and thunderstorms were reported from one end of the nation to the other today but rainfalls were generally The heaviest were from southern Iowa to Lake Light rain fell In the and the Northern groups such as this makes the celebration more truly of a com- munity Post er Kenneth Pike commented that the group was glad to be of sistance and thankful for the op- to raise funds which they can carry on service Members expect to have tickets available for purchase during their water carnival at Lake this art trying to keep admissions nominal as possible with bleacher seats for children at 15 adults 35, grandstand general 60 and grandstand box seats Pike Rites Monday for H. Peter Anderson Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon at the Moravian Church for H. 86, 2410 2nd who died Thursday his The Rev. lander is to officiate and will take place in Friends may at the eral Home until Monday body will be Uken to M until UM of ra
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