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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 19, 1950, Winona, Minnesota Fair, Continued Cool Tonight, Sunday Are You Registered? City Recorder's Office Open Daily, 8 to 5 VOLUME 50, NO. 156 FIVE CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, SATURDAY EVENING, AUGUST 19, 1950 FOURTEEN PAGES Cattle Xot Horses Were Coming Down The Track at the Winona county fairgrounds when the above picture was taken from the roof of the grandstand Friday afternoon. It was the. annual 4-H livestock parade and dozens of fine animals were proudly led by 4-H club members past the grandstand. They the blue ribbon winners of this year's show. Heading the parade was Donald Nisbit, St. Charles, with his grand champion Ayrshire, while fol- lowing right behind was Marlin Fritz, who exhibited the reserve grand champion a Brown Swiss yearling. The midway can be seen in the background. TODAY- Intelligence Failures Harm U. S. By Stewart Alsop Washington Shortly before the Korea attack, one of the more intuitive of the State department's policymakers sensed that the next move might well) be aggression by one of the satel- lites. Ho accordingly ordered a study to determine where the Kremlin was most likely to strike. During the course of this study, a Defense department view of the military situation in Korea was re- quested. The Defense department quickly returned an answer the. South Koreans were so strong that) the North would never dare at Fair Hail New 4-H Queens Republican-Herald photos Senate Won't Bar Family Men in Army By Al Olson St. Charles, Minn, First 4-H Day at the Winona county fair! By Edwin B. Haakinson was given a warm reception yesterday despite unseasonably cool tem-j Faced by pos-i" peratures that sent hot coffee sales zooming. Uiwp ''S 000 spooned An estimated crowd of persons passed through the turnstiles wble -b'OOU se3Soned Disabled Vets Demand All-Out War on Reds San Francisco Disabled at-IAmerican Veterans demand all-out -jat the grounds for the day's pro- gram to see: (1) Jeanne Reisdorf, 12, Min- nciska, crowned health queen for 1950. (3) Darline Dahle, 18, St. Charles, chosen as style revue queen along; with six attendants. (3) Cornelia Gernes, Wilson Fireflies, selected as srand champion demonstrator of the fair. (4) One of the finest home talent shows presented in the area, according: to Francis Kramer, fair board president. geants and corporals, senators back-jmons doubles the quotas of engi-! tracked today on a decision to officers to be returned to ac- rect the armed forces to discharge! tive duty from each of the six Ar- all enlisted personnel with morel my areas, than three dependents. Other Developments Such a provision was made part In other developments related to Marine, Army Reservists Face New Call Men in Lower Ranks, Engineers First Affected Washington Both the Ma- rine Corps and the Army are call- ing up additional Reserves. Ordersj are going out now or will within a few days, the services said yes- terday. The Marine Corps said, all en- listed men of sergeant's rank or below in its volunteer reserve will be called to active duty. Both avia- tion and ground forces are affect- ed. This follows plans announced Au- gust 8. The Marines said then all their volunteer Reserves Iwould be summoned to active duty. The volunteer Reserve com- prises men who are not members of organized Reserve units or the fleet Marine Corps Reserve. The corps said that within a few days it will start sending re- .v call orders to male officers in the Js (grades of captain and lieutenant in the ground forces. It said most of them will report in September and October. Non-Pilots Called j The Marine Corps'said no offi- icer pilots of the volunteer Reserve lare being called now, but that ap- jproximately 300 nonpilot officers with aviation specialties will be summoned. These, two, will be mostly captains and lieutenants. The corps said its present policy is not to order any Marine, active or Reserve, into combat if he is under 18 years old. The Army's new announcement covered an additional 570 Reserve captains and lieutenants of the en- gineer corps. They will be sum- moned with or without their con- sent and will be on active duty by October 13, the Army said. The new announcement brought I the total of recalled Army officers branches to I Army said the new sum- Allied Foi Land: iea rorce Lanas Behind Red Lines "jTokchok Island Attack Causes 2-Front Retreat Reds Fall Back North of Taegu, Near Changnyong I iauujiifc uccjj in rn announced today a Vy Communists retfeai J beaten back fi Open Arrows Show Where Allied forces in South Korea are attacking North Koreans. The Reds fell back before assaults on the road north of Taegu (Al and in the Changnyong bridgehead sector (B) to the southwest. In surprise landing South Korean troops went ashore on Tokchok island (D) after brief shelling by British cruisers and destroyers. Allied troops advanced north of recaptured Fohang Wirephoto to The Republican- Herald.) of the bill to allow monthly sup- port payments to wives, children and parents of enlisted personnel armed services which the in the Senate approved Thursday, the expansion ol the armed forces] and general security preparations: 1. Senator Hunt (D-Wyo.) an- nounced that a Senate armed services committee 1 services subcommittee he armed heads open hearings Tuesday on a Burning Freighter Survives Hurricane Miami, hurricane-battered freighter, its forward holds i still smouldering from a fire at sea, wallowed through 40-foot waves I Uniformed officers of the armed (Proposal to make doctors, dentists! toward Wilmington, N. C., today. Two Coast Guard cutters were escort-1 services quickly pointed out, how-1 and other medical specialists sub- ever, that the provision might costlject to the draft. He said the aim them as many as seasoned! of the bill is to draft first those tack. Thus Korea was stricken off war against domestic Communists county the list of possible areas of satel- and the United and further tightening of Kramer commented as lite _. States was even less prepared to "The experiment 4-H youth with winona officers already was definitely homefront. Some veterans wound deal with the danger than it other-1the DAV's encampment I the program came upjlast night. on duty of them in Korea. So the Senate committee has de- to a close late f cided to revise its bill merely mak- who were deferred in the last war tion. 2. The Navy reopened its station ing it the "sense of Congress" thation Midway Island in the Pacific, would have been. This might be interpreted as an intelligence failure. In fact, it was nothing of the sort tlic Central Intelligence Agency had estimated "ith reasonable accuracy the strength of the North Korean fortes. It reflect- ed something a great deal more serious than inadequate intelligence the total break- down of any close working relationship' between the State and Defense departments. last night with installation of of- ficers. New National commander is "Our fair directors are well satis- fied with the new 4-H Day idea. We believe it's something thats go- jiug to develop into a tremendous (Boniface R. Maile, World War card for our show men with more than three depend- ents should not be inducted under the draft act if they can show their dependent, families might suffer hardship. and support hardship of West Indie, jveteran attorney. Maile pledged himself to carry out these policies laid down by the convention: jnext he added. Kramer expressed appreciation to eluding national guardsmen and re- all those taking part in the program "And of course we re grateiul to while they completed their educa- ward the mainland at a scant five (knots an hour. All crewmen were! safe; there were no injuries. The U. S. Navy ship Kleinsmith was first to reach the burning freighter after a dramatic full speed mercy run through seas still moun- tainous in the aftermath of the hurricane. i It reported the stricken freighter's) lifeboats were knocked awry by the waves but the Russell Jones showed no major damage from the beating it took. ing it so safety. The S. S. Russell R. Jones, hour winds from the fringe of a giant hurricane and then beset by fire! in its forward holds, churned to-j- buffeted by 70-mile By Relinan Tokyo -A surprise Allied landing deep in Red territory was as North Korean retreated on two fronts from their most threats to United Nations forces. At: some points Die Reds avoided contact entirely with American and South Korean troops. At oth- ers their resistance was described as light or moderate. The Reds fell back before United Nations assaults on the road north from Taegu and in the Changnyong sector to the southwest. Both were danger spots earlier in the weok. The surprise landing was the I first Allied action of its kind in I the war. It was made by South 70 Korean Cities Get Bomb Warnings Korea, was served a grim warning last night that ten major cities, in- cluding the capital of Pyongy- ang, arc about to be bombed. The warning was made in the form of leaflets urging ci- vilians in those cities to flee to the country to escape the mounting wrath of Allied air power. "Act quickly. Move away from military the leaf- lets warned. They were dropped on ChOnR- jln, Chinnampo, Hunpnam. Songjin, Sariwon, Wosan, Ham- hung, Sinanju, Hacju and Py- ongyang. The cities are sites of muni- tion plants, key rail yards, sup- ply depots, dock installations and communications facilities. It was closed down for economy reasons two months ago. The Navy said it will also reactivate soon some unspecified facilities at the naval station on Trinidad in the.British for (sccuril 'Security" munists. 3. Government registration 3. The Army stopped giving away old weapons to veterans and civic organizations. It said under present conditions too much time and work are required to arrange such donations. Rescued From Ten-Foot Fairmont Well A of 'persons associated with the Ccm- th n< ,nniDr leaders ind ,tne nunureas Oi junior leaaerb ana .4-H club members who spent date from July 1 Korean war start- 81-Year-Old Gets Induction Notice The hurricane which had created havoc aboard the freighter, bound for Los Angeles from Norfolk, Va., still had lost none of its HO-mile an hour punch but posed no immediate threat to the mainland. For so obviously nonsensical a pam" C1UD wno spent smce or in service at i the hurricane was about estimate'would not have! 4 Drafting of both labor make the day the time InnilfllAH Kmfira miles east- of Fla' been either submitted or in the event of total war. ia" lhe administration nUllltr I The Miami Weather bureau re- while the two departments were) 5. Legislation to make black thrLflnriSinri sugsested ftat the family aUow' I ported at that time that the big working intimately together, as acl Ol treason' "as heavierthan fofFriday at lnees sta" but thst Horseshoe Bend, Idaho had turned to a north north-! the days of George the United States." y !thev be dated back to cover Au- Thomas Benjamin Newell opened Last course during the night and James Forrcst.U and Robert Lav-; 6. Severe penalties for igust. ithe official looking envelope. It pjcked up in its forward speed to en. This sort of thing could only'0f rcnt antj price control laws. j V- _ Tmrpsprtpri mioril The oriS'nal administration re-jwas greetings from the President happen when the two departments) one resolution called on quest would have cost an an order to report for a pre- f Although OUt Ior day. Aitnougn jthe fair started Thursday this year Say earlier than usual fair working at arm's length. Truman to reopen all the fact is that the State and Administration hospitals he; feiise Departments are now ordered closed, another de-f only working M arm's length, that congressional approval! (Continued on Page 3, Column 3) are working in an atmosphere of be required to close such institu- FAIR beady-eyed mutual suspicion in the future. This is a situation! which simply cannot be allowed to; continue indefinitely. There are all sorts of minor, per-i .sonnl and petty instances of this! hostility. A second-level Defense Department official, for example, whose job was liaison with the State Department, was recently demoted because he was "too friendly to State." Another top-lev- el defense official, who must also work with -the State Department, remarks that he is "in the dosr-j house because I haven't tried toj beat State down." And so on. There arc other, far more se- rious oxnmples of is ing on. Effective liaison be- tween the State and Defense departments on the real poli- tical-strategic situation is ver- tually nonexistent, because, as one official put it, "State isn't on the Defense Department's confidential The State Department thus must to' to make Far Eastern policy, tor example, without knowing the real military estimate of the of holding in South Korea, or the true estimate of the rapidity with which a coun- ter-offensive can be mounted. This means that policy decisions! are consistently shoved under the1 rusr and this in turn has its verse effect. Because no one in thej State Department can tell any' in the Defense Department wheth- er it is American policy to so be- yond the 38th Parallel, intelligent long-ranee military planning, even for the small war in Korea, be- (Continued on Page 5, Column 8) ALSOP S294.000.000 for the ends next June 30. of the be ready The cost which may next week, year whichjinduction armed forces physical (examination. Senate bill.) The notice even threatened ten for debate; years in the "pokey" if he wasn't i (Continued on Page 9, Column G) FREIGHTER Fairmont, Minn. three-year-old boy fell into a ten-foot well shaft yesterday and became lightly wedged in the tapering hole. A dozen men dug frantical- ly for two hours to rescue the lad, trapped with his hands over his head and his nose pressed against the wall of his prison. Oxygen was pump- ed down to him. The rescuers dug a second hole nearby, 15 feet across and about feet deep. When they reached that depth, they tun- neled across and rescued little Jimmie Zarling, who lives at nearby Imogcnc. He was hos- pitalized for a checkup. Style Queen Darline Dahle, 18, Clyde Live Wires, talks with her six attendants following coro- nation ceremonies last night at the county fair at St. Charles. Queen Darline is at the right. Seated in the first row. left to right, are: Elaine Fritz, Stockton Pioneer Plungers; Rebecca Win, Warren Warblers: Mary Harguth. St. Charles Peppers; second row: Joan Maland, Grover Go-Getters; Glen- 1115 Luhman, Stockton Pioneer Plungers; top row: Jane Harguth, St. Charles Peppers. jn the is estimated at in reporting. It seomed to' I be in order except for one hitch. I Thomas Benjamin Newell wil! be JEl years old on August 30. He was (turned down for the Spsnish- jAmerican war in 1898 because his 'rifle shootin' wasn't any good and1 he was too old for World Wars I land It Newell has a 21-year-old son also Thomas Benjamin and pre- indtiction notice probably was in- tended for him. But the addressl was wrong. Newell smiled and said: boy's over in Japan helping MacArthur. Been there for nearly [two years." Slow Motion Birth oi Quads Completed Sidney, Australia Mrs. Betty Sara, 29, an English war bride, completed last night her slow motion birth of quadrup- lets. The last arrival was a boy. This is how the births were registered: Thursday girl. Friday boy. girl. Saturday boy. Doctors at Bellingen hospital said the latest arrival was the weakest of the four. The other three are doing fine, the physi- cians added and the mother is "weak but well." The first two babies have been christened but their names were not dis- closed. Mrs. CUfton Zarling of Fairmont, Minn., serves her son, Jimmy, 3, with a hot drink at the hospital in Fairmont after he was res- cued from a well shaft on the Zarling farm near Imogene Friday. He had fallen into the shaft while Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) Korean troops Friday on Tokchok island after a brief shelling by British cruisers and destroyers, j The island is 35 miles southwest of Inchon, port of Seoul on the Yellow sea. Unrest Behind .Red Lines Full significance of the landing was not. explained by the spokes- man at General MacArthur's head- quarters who announced it. A Navy spokesman said Tokchok may hfive been a Red center for waterborne communications. The MacArthur spokesman also j disclosed that South Korean guer- rillas or possibly regular Army IUIIH.S may be operating behind Communist lines. "I think the enemy's back areas are not too he remarked. j He said he larked details on both this and the island landing. I MacArthur's communique said I the amphibious force took Chinni village oi7 Tokchok without inci- dent. There was no hint of the size of the landing force. MacArthur's intelligence spokes- man gave these estimates of the whole Naktong battle picture after three days of the heaviest fighting of the war: 1. T li e threat to Taegru, abandoned this week as the provisional South Korean cap- ital, "does not exist today ,as it did Thursday." But three to five Red divisions, possibly 50.- 000 men, still were poised north of the city. 2. U. S. Marines and Army infantry mauled the elite North Korean Fourth division so. bad- ly in the Naktong' bulge near Changnyong that "for the im- mediate future it can no long- er be considered a fighting di- vision." 3. The enemy lost an estim- ated men Thursday along the whole perimeter the big- gest single day's bag: for the allies. In the critical area north of Taegu, American and South Ko- rean troops continued to drive to- ward Kumwha Saturday. They ad- vanced another half mile for a tot- al of two and one half miles in their counterattack. The Allies were just south of Kumwha, fled- (Continucd on Page 12, Column 3) KOREA WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and vicinity Fair and somewhat cooler with diminishing wind; tonight; lowest 52. Sunday fair and cool; highest 70. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 77; minimum, 54; noon, 64; precipitation, none; sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at Additional weather on Page 9. ;