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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 16, 1953, Winona, Minnesota 5 to 12 Below Tonight, Warmer On Thursday Send Your Good fellows Check Today NINETY-EIGHTH YEAR. NO. 22 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, DECEMBER 16, 1953 TWENTY-FOUR PAGES rm Bureau Wants Surpluses Cut Mayors Leave Defense Query Unanswered WASHINGTON How should the cost and responsibility of de- fending U.S. cities in the event of atom bombing be divided among local, state and federal govern- ments? The- question was still open to- day as U.S. mayors scattered to their cities, leaving behind a re- quest that the National Security Council try to answer'it. Two days ,_ TT c of meetings with top federal offi- S; envoy Arthur cials had not produced .agreement, Dea" headed for Washington even within the ranks of the 175 todf that a Korean peace conference will be called despite seven weeks of no progress pre- liminary negotiations. As he boarded a Pan American airliner for a nonstop flight to Honolulu, Dean told newsmen it is "distinctly possible" that talks to set up a peace conference will be resumed although it might take Dean Leaves Tokyo for Flight To Washington Still Hopeful Peace Conference May Be Held A number of the mayors called for more federal help. C. D. Jack- son, President Eisenhowers' psy- chological warfare chief, told them Tuesday they had the major re- sponsibility for civil defense. The mayQys adopted almost unanimously a resolution asking the council to "re-evaluate the jsome time- whole program of civil defense" Dean, spokesman for 17 Allied nations which fought in Korea, Veterinarian Gene Addison at Lewiston, Idaho, had to give Spot anesthetic to pull an estimated porcupine, quills from his puss after a bout with the animal. Spot won't learn. It's the fourth decision he's lost to a porcupine. He's an 18-month- old pointer. (AP Wirephoto) Prisoners Time R Know urming Out By STAN CARTER PANMUNJOM Allied campaign to win back balky war srisoners appeared to have collapsed today and an Indian spokes- man said 22 Americans and one Briton who chose Communism are tally aware that time is running out. and suggest an allocation of re- sponsibilities. Kidnap-Slayers Quiet as Friday Execution Nears JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. WV-The Greenlease kidnap killers spent part of their time today reading broke off the talks Saturday and demanded that 'the Communists apologize for accusing the United states of conniving with south KO-J Man Repays Town rea to release anti-Red pris- -r- oners last June. The Reds have not apologized and today Peiping radio repeated The Roof Of A 40-Foot Section of a one-story building in Brooklyn's Flatbush section spilled into the street Tuesday after an out-of-control auto slammed into windows of a radio store. There were no sales people or customers in the section of the store that collapsed. (AP Wire- photo) the charge and accused Dean of wrecking plans for a peace con- ference. j For Jail Lodging TUCUMCARI, N. M. was cold on Feb. 6, 1931, and there was lots of snow on the ground. C. T. Trott of Houston, Tex., term maneuvers of the United States lor wrecking the armistice in Korea." Dean will make a full report to Wild West stories and working j the State Department on his re- Moscow radio also declared that! rode into Tucumcari on a freight suspension of the preliminary ne-land st d at the jail overnight. gotiations was part of "the long-! After breakfast next morning he crossword puzzles, outwardly non- chalant about their execution early Friday. Carl Austin turn to Washington, where he is due tomorrow." The U.S. envoy's chief adviser, Hall, 34-year-old j Kenneth Young, returns to Korea Jlayboy, and Bonnie Brown Heady, 41, his paramour, gave no outward signs of cracking as their death in the gas chamber became only a matter of hours. They pay with their lives, side >y side, a few minutes after mid- night for the killing of 6-year-old 3obby Greenlease, which they ilanned together even before they him Sept, 28 in Kansas went his way. Trott was back in Tucumcari this week for the first time since 1931. He pressed a check on Police Chief E. R. Batten for the police emergency fund. "I've done pretty well since Trott said, "and I want to show my appreciation for that fa- Two POW leaders who conferred yesteiday with Indian Lt. Gen. j The missing Hal! K, S. Thimayya said it made no difference to them that the 90-day j has insisted he had with him when i period for interviews expires in j arrested in St. Louis the night of lone 23. Good Fellow Following is a list of contributions to the Gciodfellow funds to date; Previously listed Minnesota City Boy Scoot Troop 75...... 5.00 Johnny, Patty and Tommy............. 3.00 B.D.E.L.M.M. 6.00 Mr. and Mrs. Ed Mahlke 5.00 Tommy and Jane Griesel 2.00 A Friend 40.00 Margie and Jeanne Fedders 2.00 A Friend J. D. W. Jr.......... 3.00 White Owl 7.00 A Friend A Friend 2.00 Neil................. 1.00 Gloria, Tom and John 2.00 Catholic Daughters of America 15.00 Santa 1.00 S. F. Frankel 20.00 A Friend, Dakota, Minn.............. 1.00 D. C. 0. 5.00 Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Rasmussen 5.00 Diana 2.00 Winona High School Future Homenvak- ers of America..... 5.00 Dr. E. M, McLaughlin 10.00 Kurt and Mike 5.00 Mr. and Mrs, J, Ros- kopp Grades 4, 5, 6 Kellogg, Minn., Public School 5.00 The J. R. Watkins Co. 300.00 Robert, Richard, Mary, Philip, Patricia, Jean, Marty, Johnny, Louie, Joey and Danny.... 11.00 H. Behrens Manufac- turing Co........... 50.00 Pat aiid Mike no chance that the Americans and Briton would agree to attend inter- St. Louis Police Board. tomorrow to await possible Com- munist retraction of the perfidy charge against the United States. Although the outlook for a Ko- rean peace conference was doubt- ful, South Korea's President Syng- man Rhee told a news conference in Seoul that he would give the conference 90 days to make prog- ress toward unification of his country. j Rhee stressed, however, that he; would wait only, a "certain time" j for the conference to get under way. In the past Rhee and other South i Korean government leaders have threatened to drive northward against the Communists unless the war-torn peninsula were unified by Oct. become the object of late days after the an inquiry by a federal grand jury j conference was scheduled to open. at Kansas City, the FBI and the I under terms of the armistice I cans who desire repatriation." Three Americans Want to Return, S. Korean Says SEOUL South Korean pris- oner returned here from the pro- Communist POW camp at Panmun- jom today was quoted as saying There appeared to be virtually j an inquiry by a federal grand jury j scheduled open ine hacl talked witn "three Ameri- i rhanrp that thp Amprirans nnri at Tfancac Cttv ftio PRT onr? -f I nans whn rtpsirp rpnat.rintinn Russian Rejection Wouldn't Deter Ike On Atom Share Plan WASHINGTON Eisenhower said today he wiE keep right on working for international control of atomic energy even if the Russians turn down his recent share-the-atom proposal. The President made the statement at a news conference at which he also said he does not intend to ask any change in the atomic energy act which would o half of the ransom paid by Bobby's multimillionaire father Robert C. Greenlease, Kansas City auto dealer. Allied diplomats here viewed! Kim Mun Du, who bolted views before the deadline. And the But the killers have shown no Knee's statement as a major pol-jtne pro-Red camp and asked for __ _, 'J J 1_ i ildft OUUVTU UW U.N, Command considered other apparent concern about the imss- ways of reaching the ing ransom or about deaths, Christmas carolsjroad- j although Hall has asked an Episco- palian minister, the Rev. George L. Evans of Kansas City, Kan., to stflv wifh hfm "nnH! fhp cast over the compound public ad- palian" minister, the Rev. George dress system. The music would be inter- spersed with appeals to abandon Communism and return home, a spokesman said. One officer said "a number of things" ai'e under consideration, including a request to the Indian command for permission to send explainers right into the com pound. Gen. Thimayya, chairman of the Neutral Nations Repatriation Com- I mission, reiterated today that In- 1.00 dian troops will free unrepatriated J Americans, British, Korean and Chinese prisoners or turn them back to their captors Jan. 22. The Indian command issued an official statement quoting Thimay- ya as saying: "Unless the two commands agree to allow him to have further custody of prisoners beyond Jan. 22 hi; would have no alternative but to release them or return them to the former detaining side." If the Indians should turn prison- ers back to their captors, Allied officials said, anti-Red Chi- nese and North Koreans would be promptly freed. The U.N. Command today re- newed its request for interviews with "any number" of the 77 South Koreans, 22 Americans and 1 Brit- on still to meet Allied explainers. The Communists asked to talk Total The Pfeiffer Nursery one-pound bags of popcorn. Ted Maier boxes of candy. Fulwiler Wholesala Distribu- tors, Ed Phillips .ind candy. Anonymous Clothing and toys. A Shut-In, Fountain Package. The item listed Tuesday as Gay Uibrech popcorn and clothing should have read Gary Uibrech. stay with him "until the ver end." Hall has been reading Wild Wes magazines. Mrs. Heady has kep busy with crossword puzzles in newspapers. Neither has show any interest in hundreds of pound of mail sent to them but detoure by prison authorities at their re quest. Both have reportedly gainei weight since entering their death row cells Nov. 20, the day afte they were convicted by a federa court jury in an advisory trial. Hall has said he thought he ha lead to this country's sharing scientific processes or techniques for building atomic weapons. Eisenhower said he is by no means giving up hope the Russians will decide to accept the proposal he recently made in a speech to the United all. the atomic powers join in a limited program of atomic research, with emphasis on peacetime power de- velopment. But even a rejection of this offer by the Soviets, Eisenhower said, would not stop him from trying to meet the problem of interna- tional control in another way. A reporter asked the President Dulles, Italian Premier Talk Skips Trieste PARIS Secretary of State Dulles and Italian Premier Giu- seppe Pella of Italy talked for a half hour this morning on world about Secretary of Defense but American sources said icy shift which goes a long way I repatriation, arrived here in an toward easing the danger of a new I American ambulance after being outbreak of warfare in Korea turned over to the Allies by the Indian command this afternoon. He told his story to ROK army gained Heady about 20 pounds. Mrs has put on about fiv pounds. Their faces are full, free of wrinkles, and Mrs. Heady has even joked about the roll of fat she was told Hall has acquired arount his midriff. Plane Sets Speed Record WASHINGTON The Bell X- 1A rocket-driven research plane has flashed to a new unofficial in Compound G3 of the South ?.f sou.nd> reports current m avia- amp_the same prisoners the sa'd Reds have asked for The little plane with the short, after interviewing about half of the I i" if- men from the compound. Ithe Bell X-l which passed the The Indians told both commands j sPeed of sounci m 1947- that their request was denied be- i Presumably the new speed, ob- cause the prisoners refused to at- tend. a Holiday Mail Gets Air Lift WASHINGTON ffl-Holiday mail may be delivered faster to smaller' cities this year as a result of a Civil Aeronautics Board directive. The board Tuesday authorized 4 local-service airlines through- mt the country to, carry until Jan. 1 ordinary first-class letters, lewspapers and special handling nd special delivery parcel post. iuch mail normally goes by train r truck. tained in a test by the Air Force at Edwards Base, Calif., was at very high altitude. Its speed in that case would be about miles per hour. The new record compares with one of 2.01 times the speed of sound, or around miles an hour in the upper air, which was set Nov. 20. That mark was set in a Navy Skyrocket flown by a pilot of the national advisory com- mittee for aeronautics. The X-1A is powered by four rocket engines of pounds thrust each, built by Reaction Mo- tors, Inc., of Rockaway, N. J. Fuel is liquid oxygen and a special al- cohol-water mixture. I Plane Named 'Bald Eagle' TOKYO (1H-U.S. envoy Arthur H, Dean, whose grey hair is sparse on top, glanced at the Pan Amen- i "A few of the 22 Americans who can Stratocruiser on which he is I the Reds say do not want repatri officers. Newsmen were not allowed to talk to Kim. But Col. Choi. Kak Kyun, who interviewed him, quoted him as flying home today from unsuccess- ful Korean talks and chuckled, ation are willing to come home. I talked with three Americans who "That plane is certainly appropri- desire repatriation." ately named." The name: Bald Eagle. son's statement to the North At- lantic Council in Paris Tuesday that Congress would be asked soon to permit the sharing of informa- tion on atomic weapons with its NATO allies. Changes in Law changes in the law will be neces- sary before this country can realize. "f 1 that by common agreement they did not discuss the troublesome question of Trieste. This same procedure was fol- lowed between Pella and British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden. Earlier, the Italian had talked with Foreign Minister Georges Bidault the fullest advantages of atomic progress, This appeared to mean that what the administration does con- Dulles and Pella met before the, convening of the final session of j "'such'Tales the North Atlantic Treaty Council i nof; disrupt Suggests Big Federal Sales, Disposal Plan Private Traders Throughout World Would Be Enlisted By OVID A. MARTIN CHICAGO The American Farm Bureau Federation may call upon Uncle Sam to put on a "vig- orously prosecuted" sales and dis- posal campaign to get rid of the julk of his "four-billion-dollar farm surplus. The Agriculture Department, which holds these surpluses under :arm price support programs, may be asked to enlist the aid of pri- ate traders throughout the world. This request is being embodied n resolutions being drafted for ap- iroval of the farm organization's Annual convention being held here this week. Officials said they fore- ;aw no opposition to it. Secretary of Agriculture Benson linted at such a possible change in the farm program when he told arm leaders here high govern- ment price supports and other 'well-meaning laws did not stop arm prices from going down." In a speech prepared for the onvention, Benson again ex- xressed doubt about the fixed Dish- evel farm price supports program, nforced through planting and marketing controls, used by Demo- ratic administrations for the past 0 years. It has not established arm income, he said. Seek Over-All Program Without giving details, Benson aid the Eisenhower administra- ion has been "working on an over- 11 program to help insure the armer a fair share of the national income." He added, "I pledge we will use every resource to find lew markets for farm products and) to recapture, in so far lossible, overseas markets that we ave lost." Congress must act at the coming ession because authority for pres- nt price props on basic crops xpires this year. Farm Bureau policy drafters aid it would be impossible for any and of federal farm-aid program o work satisfactorily as long as resent surpluses of wheat, cotton, orn, dairy products, flaxseed and ther commodities overhang farm .arkets to depress prices. Whether the farm organization will outline ways and means of un- loading the surpluses was a matter which only the final draft of reso- lutions .would determine. But spokesmen said the farm or- ganization probably would list a f. SKSrsrKK and perhaps It was evident 'that Edefl i ems and Dulles specifically omitted the witn America s allies. said it would depend on circumstances, Choi said Kim knew some Eng- 'lish. in should use its atomic weapons in j whatever way would be to the best j advantage of the United States. Quite possibly, he said, it would be best to let an ally use Ameri- can weapons under certain circum- stances. The president said the adminis- tration has received no official Soviet reaction to the plan he out- lined to the United Nations general assembly. Other Statements At the news conference, the President also: 1. Stated that the general ob- jective of the series of conferences with GOP legislative leaders which he will begin Thursday is to secure a meeting of minds. The President added that must be accomplished, o h spiny problem of how to divid control of the narrow Trieste sea front and hinterland which Italy and Yugoslavia have bitterly con tested since World War II. White Christmas May Be Missing WASHINGTON Wl Christmas may be a little less white than usual this year over much of the country. The U. S. Weather Bureau, is- suing a mid-December to mid-Jan- uary forecast yesterday, predicted Handcuffed To Defective John Mancini, center, Robert N. Malm, right, was taken today over the scene of the strangulation slaying of 11-year-old Irene Fiederowicz in Hartford, Conn. With them is a newspaper reporter. Malm confessed the child's murder according to the Hartford police. Story on Page 8. (UP Telephoto) so far as the executive and legis- above-normal temperatures for the lative branches of the government western third of the nation, the are concerned, if our. kind of gov- Northeast and the lower Great ernment is to operate successfully. Lakes states. 2. Commended Vice President Colder-tnan-usual weather was Nixon on the accomplishments of foreseen for the South and the the world tour he completed this Midwest; and about normal read- week. Eisenhower said both the official reports and those in the pres-s make it clear that Nixon did a splendid job. The vice presi- dent and Mrs. Nixon represented the U.S. in an admirable fashion, the President said. 3. Declared in effect that he agrees with Secretary of State Dulles' rematks prodding France to ratify the European defense army project. The law of the land, the' President said, already pro- vides that 50 per cent of this year's appropriations for foreign aid must be channeled into the European d e f e n s e community, which has not been set up as yet. If there is no EDC, the President asked, what do we do? He added he was somewhat astonished that anyone would feel there is any- thing blunt or new in what Dulles said in Paris. for production or risk destroy- jing the possibility of maintaining and expanding foreign markets The resolutions, which will be submitted to the convention tomor- row for adoption, are expected to devote much attention to labor problems. Members of the committee, who declare that the Farm Bureau is not antilabor, .said delegates were deeply concerned by the concen- tration of power in the hands of labor unions. In .this connection, Bureau Presi- dent Allan's. Kline told the con- vention yesterday that one of the major problems of today is finding ways of dealing with "labor mo- nopoly" without interfering with the legitimate rights and interests of working people. Some delegates were asking the convention to go on record urging amendment of the Taft-Hartley Act to prohibit the union shop as well as the closed shop. Some also wanted industrywide and areawide bargaining prohibited. Another proposal being pressed was that the farm organization seek transfer of the administration of labor management laws to state governments to the extent that they are willing and able to assume such responsibility. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and to- night and Thursday. Continued cold tonight, lowest 5 below in city near 12 b'elow in country. Rising temperature Thursday' highest in afternoon 15 LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 20; minimum, -3; oon, 2; precipitation, none; sun ets tonight at sun to- morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER Central 'Observations) Max. at' p m Tuesday, rain. 5 below at um. today. 2 above_at noon, lear, '.visibility mUeSiper ;