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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 3, 1950, Winona, Minnesota Fair, Not So Cool Tonight; Friday Warmer Baseball Tonight, p. m. KWNO-FM VOLUME 50, NO. 14: FIVE CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY EVENING, AUGUST 3, 1950 TWENTY-TWO PAGES Ya on Last Defense Line Truman to Be Given Full Controls Wage Checks Held Certain Year in Jail, Fine for Hoarders Indicated By Barney Livingstone Washington The House ap- jpeared set today to give President ;Truman powers to control virtually :every of the nation's econom- ise life. i As demands mounted for across- controls to curb inflation land provide that's needed in the j Korean war, the only question was [the form the presidential powers! would take. i An automatic device for invoV.-l ing price-wage-rationing timed to set them in motion when- ever the cost of living reaches a 'certain point is being worked, jout by the Senate finance commit-! tee. Government statisticians were! 'called In to recommend a !la. I Jail Penalty Provided The Senate committee yesterday! 'also voted to have the controls biili Blessed Events Come in Series Fairmont, Minn. (ffj A series of blessed events had J. W. Speraw a little bewildered by nightfall Wednesday. Speraw, a truck gardener near Fairmont, got a phone call from Minneapolis Wednes- day morning Informing him that a daughter had given birth to a son. Speraw was happy. Later he went to his garage. There he found his cat haci just given birth to several kittens. Shortly afterward a hen strut- ted into the yard with ten new baby chicks following her. By evening Speraw thought it had been quite a day. Ke re- ceived a phone call from Wirme- bago, that another daughter had just given birth to a son. Leaders of 13 Lucas Promises To Take Profit Out of New War _______ E? Francis M. LeMay section providing for upj Demo- ..._ _. Deader Lucas said today that, to a year in jail and as much as I a fine for hoarders and black marketeers. 'Two broad choices Meet in France Pooling of Steel, Coal Production Askcjd I By Joseph E. Dynan I Strasbourg, France States- (men from the far corners of Dem- ocratic Europe met here today to set the stage for the European con- Isultative assembly's second ses- [sion. The foreign ministers or their deputies from 13 countries fath- jered to draft the agenda for t-ie I unofficial European parliament which, opens next Monday. The ministers, under the chair- manship of Ireland's Sean Mac- Bride, will write the keynote mes sage listing- topics to be discussed in the assembly's four-week ses- sion. Recommendations made by the assembly are returned to the foreign ministers for transmission to the member governments. The assembly is scheduled to meet in a new headquarters build- ing called the Palace of Europe. i SOUTH KOREA ONf AGO (Jl Vx-r A U. S. Nary F4U Corsair lighter plane, one wheel shot away while on a mission against North Korean target, comes In for a landing, top picture, oil task 77 carrier. The plane makes perfect one-wheel landing, center picture, comes to rest, lower picture, without Injuring the pilot. (A.P. Wlrephoto to The Re- trols over prices, wages and ra- 7 Nations Block U.N. Seat for ReJ China I Final Vote Friday like solid opposition of seven nations today! The decisive test of the two op- doomed Russia's latest move to seat Red China on the security council (posing approaches was due before the House as it began the task of outlining Mr. Truman's grant of of workmen are rush- jate tax action to complete it. confronted ing, the American people can be) NAKTONG RiVfK OUfNSt UM Marines, 2nd Infantry Back Up Position Enemy Forces Building Up For Final Attack authority. One was a Republican-backed bill offered by Representative Kun- kel (R.-PaJ, The other was an ex- panded administration bill rushed into the House yesterday by Chair- man Spence (D.-Ky.) of the House tanking committee. out of the Illinois said. assured "nobody is going to get rich at the expense of the G.I." "We are going to take the steel production the Sohu- it nf war" tho man plan is sure of a nlace Revolutionary Proposal France's revolutionary proposal for a pool of Western Europe's coal Lucas made his Democratic leaders statement prepared plan is sure of a place I on the aseembly's order of busi- ness. The only question was wheth to ram through Congress a tax-boost- ing bill, probably near the size President Truman pro- defense priorities. They differed other matters, Kunkel's bill omit- ting Truman proposals for con- trols over credit and commodity trading. er the ministers would formally request the assembly's advice or wait for the Issue to be raised on the floor. France also wants the ministers to ask the assembly's views on a An immediate excess profits tax proposal to extend the idea to oth- not recommended by the Presi-ier basic industries. as part of a peace deal for Korea. Six France, Ecuador, Cuba, Norway and Na- tionalist the United States' lead yesterday in insisting that the council discuss the Korean question before considering admis- nightfall, but with a final vote put over untj tomorrow. As the House met to perfect Mr. interes of dent. Lucas speeding the "first tax hike to passage. He predicted it will come later, with stiff rates on abnormal busi- ness profits. And he added: "If we Italy's Count Carlo Sforza Is, backing a move to guarantee the' civil rights of the nationals of country resident in another. The! step is obviously intended to bene-i fit the large number of Italians Itnan ever before- but new war get into a real we're going jjving and working in France and (well below record size. Tokyo s. Marines and the Army's reinforcing Second in- fantry division troops rolled into the combat area with Pershlng tanks tonight to Join the showdown battle for southeast Korea. They were assigned to positions supporting deployed Ameri- can troops, who had withdrawn on some fronts tip to 18 miles in three days for their stand on short- ened lines. The lines were in the general area of the winding Naktong river in spots chosen deliberately by American commanders for their climaxtic holding action. A big buildup of enemy forces on the holding front near Chinju was observed by a 24th infantry tank reconnaissance force. This force fought its way almost to Chinju before wheeling and return- ing to American lines in the hills 40 miles west of the main TJ. S. port of Pusan. Reds Surprised Associated Press Correspondent Don V.hitehead reported from the front that tank probing forces fought into rear elements of Com- Irmmisls. It was the deepest, penetration made yet by an American force into the Red lines and surprised the.enemy in a roaring road bat- tle. The task force ran through ma- chine gun fire all the way out but brought back captured enemy doc- uments, maps and equipment. The loot was consider- ed important by Intelligence, Whitehead reported, Lelf Erickson, Associated Press correspondent at II. S. Eighth ar- my headquarters in Korea, said the big withdrawal of Allied troops In the west and north put the de- fenders on a. line ol their choice, the Naktong river. The fall back, he said, disengag- ed hard-pressed American forces while the newly arrived Second in- fantry division and elements of thn First Marine division were being deployed. The new arrivals in the battle sectors have the heaviest arms yet to be brought into corn- corporations are making money faster On the Allied side. may cut back the 1950 total to! Front Consolidated Hard-pressed TJ. S. and South Korean forces, withdrawn east or the Naktong river under North Korean drives, dark arrows, were bolstered on their new defense line by troops of the newly arrived Second infantry division and First Marine division. The only fight- ing reported along the front was In the Chlnju area and on the east coast of Yongdok. On the central W southwest of Taegu, Communist guns began shelling. (A.P. Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) War Taxes to Cut Into Record Earnings AS tne Bouse met to peneci air. Qne Truman's economic mobilization to have the most drastic taxes this country has ever seen. This tax bill is just to get ready for the big Washington Wiretapping Probe Planned sion of Communist China to thelrequests, there was fresh clamor council, and that the two questions! be treated separately. American Chief Delegate Warren R. Austin led the fight to reject any "deals" for settlement of the Korean war. He declared the II. S. will never agree that the end of North Korean aggression depends for addition of an excess pro- fits tax and new rent control au- thority. j Meanwhile, the Senate finance committee moved swiftly to put the tax bill in shape for quick con- j gressional action. In its first session behind closed on the present bill. Leaders were opposed to additional tax or rent controls now, although sentiment for them cut across party lines. other countries. A compilation by The Associated Press of earnings of 450 corpora-1, on any other issue As the third day of debate be-j The Senate finance committee gan today on the procedural tan-jygsterdav got to work on the cur- gle. council delegates watchedlrent tax "bill and voted to increase with particular interest to see what it by through a ten per Washington (fp) India would do. Senate Strategic Position cent tax on television sets and jhome freezers and an increase group will start an The great Asiatic nation hasn'tjlrom to in ,the annual probably this week, into reports! the Power to alter the on each slot machine, that Washington policemen havcibut her strateSic Position in the1 engaged in wiretapping. east Kave added sembly. One would avoid taxation of Europeans working in a country other than their own. The other would standardize civil court procedure. Other Suggestions The ministers will also have to u.frijji V VGU Will LU UV j it- 000 the excise taxes on such things a. _ rrnm tno lAinf On the new consolidated front South Koreans n virtually in the second quarter of 1950 than in the same period last year. jThere were five American dlvi- as furs, jewelry cosmetics and! movie tickets, ana approved instead a excise increase. It voted: A ten per cent manufacturers ex- cise on television sets, to collect S42.000.000. A ten per cent manufacturer's The District of Columbia com- mitee named a five-man subcom- mittee to study the reports after Chairman Neely (D.-W. Va.i said he had heard that phones in the had been tO: whatever stand she takes when her! delegate. Sir Senegal N. Rau, I speaks today on the agenda pro-i posed by Russian Delegate Jakob' A. Malik, the council president for August. The council is still tangled in! debate over what it should dis-l Durand Farmer Found Dead levy on home freezers, for another j I A boost in the slot machine tax from to a year for each machine in operation. The slot jniflchine operators would kick additional into the treasury till. h the t Oln' assembly-ministeri- committee to reinforce the coun- cil of Europe in the following man- ner: 1. Each country should appoint a minister for European affairs, 2. Elimination of the veto in the committee of ministers. 3. Machinery to submit the as- resolutions to national par- The year 1948 stands as the rec- ord-breaker for corporate earnings, and 1949 was only slightly below. Thus the second quarter this year is running well ahead of the 1948 record. Higher corporate taxes for de- fense needs plus an excess pro-j fits tax would cut back 1950 ings considerably below the 19481 record. Earnings also would be! held down by rationing and price i fixing. of that country's minister. The ministers will also consider Iporations for the first six months a new proposal for a projected That is a gain of ropean supreme court for possible] submission to the assembly The 43 per cent jump in youths, one just returned profits to home on furlough from the regular Army, were killed and a third ser- iously injured late yesterday In an auto accident. The dead were Herman Ruether brought earnings of these 450 Mr- Senate office building tapped, among others. jcuss, and in what order. Some Durand. The Washington Times-Herald Iegatf.s to Eet a vote on theicounty authorities this afternoon srd the erouo had received infor jluestion an investigation into the sa.d tae group had recened mfor- pro-death of 61-year-old Florence matic-.-i that among those gram he presented: Waiose telephone wires have been tapped recently was Senate Democraticjnese Communists. Leader Lucas of Illinois. Lucas said' 2' To a "peaceful itlement" in Korea, he had no knowledge of that, and Neelv declined comment. jW'akefield, a Big Coulee farmer, 1. To consider seating the was found lying dead in the! [driveway of his farm this morning.j set-; The bony of the man was found' by his father, James Wakefield, 80, In demanding this agenda, lives on a farm near his son's ihas denounced U. S. military ac-jhome. at about 8 a. m. today. The investigating in Korea as an act of aggres-i Pepin county authorities were ed today that President Truman Symington Urges Free Hand for Truman in Invoking War Controls Washington The govern-; The committee began consider- mer.r's top economic mobilizer urg- ing yesterday an automatic device over the first six j months ol 1949. New Finns in Red There are three points to keep in mind when looking at the pro- fits picture: 1. All this money was rarned be- fore the Korean war started. 2. It shows a remarkable recov- wi'.l be headed by Senator Pepper js 'notified of the death and Coroner The U. S. is pushing for consid- R. J. Bryant, Sheriff Victor Seline __. __ -jtV. W. 1VI rv, tl J31 til-Hi, tJIltnii v Vi utiiiii, l Mt hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 78: minimum, 54; noon. morrow at precipitation, none su: Symington talked with Maybank as the Senate banting- committee resumed discussion of a proposal which wi the discretionary authority in putting Additional weather on Page 19. wage price rationing curbs into ef- a year ago include air transport and aircraft up 64 per cent, build- ing up 69 per cent, chemicals up 62 per cent, pulp and paper up 83 One was a Republican-backed 'per cent, radio, television and elec- bin offered by Representative Kun-ltricial products up 67 per cent, kel The other was an ex-jand steel and iron up 58, The met- panded administration bill rushed I al fabricating group made a profit into the House yesterday by Chair- 1 of more than as compar- man Spence (D.-Ky.) of the Houseied with a deficit a year ago, and banking1 committee. Both provided for stand-by au- thority to apply roll back controls over prices, wages and rationing as well as allocations and defense priorities. They differed on other matters, Truman Kunkel's proposals bill omitting for controls over credit and commodity trad- ling. the nonferrous metal group jump- ed 271 per cent this year when compared with a poor second quar- ter in 1949. Every one of the 26 groups one a bet- ter showing in the second quarter than in the first half and 21 per cent ahead in the second quarter as compared with 1949. j ical consultant, nurses and physi- cal therapists. It also has sent 000 and 13 respirators within a week. Five new cases for Wythe county were counted by the state health department yesterday. This makes a total since July 1 of ill cases in a population of Of these, 73 were laid to Wythe- ville, county seat of popula- tion ano> scene of the nation's worst polio outbreak. New cases in other southwest Virginia counties give weight to the fear the epidemic is spreading. Pulaski county yesterday had two deaths, making three deaths out of five cases reported from there. At least half a division of Reds bad been added to the two divi- sions in the Chinju area. The bat- tle-tried 24th division halted the Reds in the hills there. One column ol Communists was forced into a defile by the Ameri- (Continued on Page 16, Column 1) KOREA Nationalist's Planes Raiding Taipei, Formosa For the second successive day Chinese Na- tionalist war planes took off to- day for unannounced destinations. Presumably they are raiding Chinese Communist concentrations on the mainland which threaten to invade Quemoy. Quemoy is a Na- tionalist island jus.; off the Com- munist port of Amoy on the China side of Formosa, ;