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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 13, 1954, Winona, Minnesota Unseasonably Mild Tonight And Sunday Dennis the Menace Contest Details Page 2 Today NINETY-EIGHTH YEAR. NO. 71 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, SATURDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 13, 1954 SIXTEEN PAGES erson on't Oppose hrey, Stassen A Hamilton, Ohio, farmer was killed and five members of his family injured when a southbound Baltimore and Ohio express train crashed into the automobile in which they were riding near Cincinnati Friday. The machine is shown just after being lifted from the railroad tracks. The auto's engine and front seat were ripped free by the impact. (AP Wirephoto) (J. S. Believes Rhee Mary Sue LaFrombise, 3, was found suffering from severe injuries in her Chicago home today after a neighbor who heard the child screaming and believed she was being beaten called the police. Detec- tives found the child leaning ever a bathtub, bleeding from the nose, while her stepfather, Robert Rogers, 30, applied wet towels to her head. Rogers ?nd the child's mother, Mrs. Mary Rogers, 27, were arrested for questioning. (UP Telephoto) TODAY Won't Attack Reds in Korea, Experts State By WARREN ROGERS JR. WASHINGTON W American diplomats were understood today to view South Korean President Syngman Rhee's threat to march against North Korea as a bluff- just what he said it wasn't intend- ed to be. They also were known to hold out slight hope for his govern- ment's offer of troops for Indo- china. A French Embassy spokesman said yesterday his which still has not received the offer reject the j preferred South Korean division for 'fear its involvement in the ugly eight-year-old war might bring on open Red Chinese intervention in Indochina, The French commissioner gen- eral for Indochina said in Bangkok today that his country still is ready to negotiate a settlement with the insurgent Vietminh. Maurice De- jean, the commissioner, charged at a 'news conference that military help from China is prolonging the conflict. Dejean said France is trying to prevent "another Korea" and he voiced confidence that the Viet- minh rebels would be repelled from the Laotian capital of Luang Pra- bang. Enemy elements, he said, are within 12V4 miles of that city. The Indochina problem caused some political repercussions in France, where Assemblyman Pierre Mendss-France charged last night in a speech at Vernon that Foreign Minister Georges Bidault is begging Mao Tze-tung, the Red Chinese leader, to stop backing the Vietminh. Negotiations Asked Mendes-France demanded that France negotiate a truce directly with Ho Chi Minh, the Vietminh chief. In Paris, French officials and those of the invaded kingdom of Laos said there is no foundation for reports that the Laotian gov- ernment had asked for the ROK troops. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Minnesota Republicans, observ- ing Lincoln's birthday Friday, came up with some major pro- nouncements and a possible hint or two on 1954 politics. Gov. Anderson, speaking at St. Cloud, closed the door on the pos- sibility he might 1 oppose Sen, Hum- ,phrey (D-Minn) 'at the polls this fall and cast ceed himself as g o v e r nor this fall. Harold E. Stas- Gov. Anderson sen, foreign oper- ations administrator, said in a to the Far East that it was "too early" for him to say whether he would re-enter state politics to make the run against Humphrey, the sena. torial race, Stassen replied: "I have no comment on that Russia Seeks To Divide West On Red China No Intention Of Concluding Korean Peace By R ELM AN MORIN SEOUL sources in Korea, who have negotiated with the Coirfmunists, said today Russia stands a good chance to achieve one of its major ing a split in Western policy to- wards Red China-if a major[ to answer to a direct power conference on the Far he would s held. The question of convening a Far Eastern conference is under dis- cussion among the Big Four for- eign ministers now meeting in Berlin. The news that Russia's V. M. Molotov will propose an assembly including representatives of Asian nations came as no sur- prise here. A top authority, who declined .0 be identified, said such a move was anticipate_d when efforts to arrange a political settlement on failed. Washington Advised "We long ago advised Washing- on that the Communists have no ntention of concluding a political greement on he said. What they, really want is a Far Eastern conference in which those quntries with ideas of neutralism be N Both India and Indonesia are onsidered to be in that category. Jurma also would lean toward the neutral" side. Observers see these three main lussian objectives in such a con- erenee. 1. To bring into the open known ifferences among the Western emocracies, especially on a joint olicy toward Red China. 2. To delay restoration of Ja- an's strength so it will be a weak oint in the pattern of power in je Far East. 3. To revive charges that the iVestern nations maintain their lleged desire to restore the "co- onial system" in the Far East. Of the three, the first is believed o hold the best chance of success or the Russians. The United States does not see ye to eye with Britain or France n policy toward Red, China. Bri- ain originally recognized the Com- munist government in Peiping. British official opinion as ex- pressed to this correspondent in London recently favors acknow- ledging "the fact that the present government is in power and is likely to stay in power. Therefore the best thing to 'do is to admit the fact and deal with it accord- Also, trade considerations inter- today other than to say that I always have made my decisions on the basis of how I best could serve the people. I feel it's too soon to make a decision." Stassen pointed out that he still could establish voting residence in Minnesota to make the contest. He presently lives in Philadelphia, where he was president of the University of Pennsylvania before entering government service. Stassen said he "understood" the state law provided that a candi- doubt on whether date must have lived in the state he would be a six months before assuming politi- candidate office. Ha pointed out that Minnesota is' his "permanent home" and that he still owns a house in South St. Paul. Gov. Anderson, discussing the senatorial race, said flatly: fall because "of the determination and eagerness of our party work- ers in every quarter and at every level to achieve our goal." Anderson is the fifth top Repub- lican to back away from the Humphrey contest. Others are Chief Justice Roger Dell, Dr. Charles Mayo' of Rochester, Rep. Walter Judd and P. Ken- neth Peterson; state representative from Minneapolis. Still viewed as receptive to a call are Atty. Gen. Burnquist and State Treasurer Val Bjornson. But neither has committed himself. Stassen and bis party made only a 20-minute stopover between planes on their way for inspection trips to Japan, Korea, Formosa, Indochina and the Philippines. Judd, in a Lincoln Day talk at Mankato, said that America's j strongest supporters are "not our It. should be clearly understood i wnhhfv thP wobbly allies in Europe but the T WUUUiJ amcD 111 UUL Lilt that I am not a candidate and dissatisfied people behind Iron have no intention of becoming a candidate." He added that he had not yet decided on whether he would run for the governorship again. Ander- son said he had great faith for a Republican victory at the polls this Curtain; we never must sell them short." He said he was opposed to any sales by the U.S. of cottonseed oil or butter to Russia because they might tend to discourage the resi- dents in Iron Curtain countries. Harold Stassen, director of the Foreign Operations Administra- tion, got'his hair cut in Seattle, Friday while waiting for a plane to Tokyo. During his short stopover Stassen discussed Far Eastern problems with his assistant, Robert Matteson, right. Stassen heads a six-man group that left for Tokyo. (UP Telephoto) A Deputy Sheriff Stood Guard over the personal belongings of Rita Hayworth acd Dick Haymes in their rented 14-room home in Greenwich, Conn., today. The landlord got the sheriff's help in a. move to collect rent and which he claims is due for damage to antique furniture in the house. The couple, has announced through a lawyer that they will file a suit against the landlord next week on charges he made false state- ments against them, and endangered the life of Rita's 3-year-old daughter Yasmii by allowing photographers to take her picture. Threats were made against the child's life last year. Left to right are Rebecca, Rita, Haymes and Yasmin. (UP Telephoto) Big 4 Will Try Again on Austria By PRESTON GROVER BERLIN UP) The Big Four foreign ministers decided on another discussion of Austria's independence treaty today despite a dead- lock over Soviet conditions which blasted their last chance for a Perkins Typifies Ike Idea By JOSEPH and STEWART ALSOP WASHINGTON A highly intel- ligent young man with sparse black hair and a faintly worried expression is one of the most in- teresting figures in Washington. j: is a symbol of the new conserva- Lean defense minister, Sohn Won" tism of President Eisenhower, just! D, said in Seoul his nation is pre-1 j'fc i i i' c i iui vici UIQH i as those very different young menj (Continued on Page 13, Column 7) that the Soviets will try hard to peace treaty for years. And aj Austrian Foreign Minister Leo- European settlement at this conference. Adamant before pleas from the West, Soviet Foreign Minister V. M. Molotov declared yesterday Russian troops will remain in Austria until a German peace treaty is written. To this new con- dition, he added an old the troublesome Trieste problem also must be solved first. George Not Alarmed Over Party Clashes Ike Successful In Quail Out Again Today By MARVIN L. ARROWSMITH THOMASVILLE, Ga. dent Eisenhower, 10 quail to his credit already, arranged an early start today in a quest for more French Planes Hit Advancing Rebel Forces SAIGON, Indochina the fifth consecutive day, French fighters and bombers attacked concentrations today of rebel Divi- sion 308, which has been moving southward in the direction of Luang Prabang, the royal capital of Laos. The French planes found the Communist-led Vietminh troops in the Bac River valley, some 50 Political War Expected During Election Year By JACK BELL WASHINGTON George s accepted. They now see no chance informed opinion here is j for completion of the German efforts of Britain and the United States to puE their troops from Trieste, the strategic free territory at the head of the Adriatic. Secretary of State Dulles de- nounced the Russian tactics as shabby. He said the Molotov pro-1 peacetime use of atomic energy lirds. The President bagged the 1 miles north of Luang Prabang. A ;wo shy of the daily communique announced "certain three hours after he arrived here losses" had beea inflicted on the yesterday afternoon to spend the weekend at the vacation plantation of Secretary of the Treasury Hum- phrey. Eisenhower and his party planned to spend most of the day rn the fields with bird dogs and shotguns. A half hour after the President )t to Humphrey's place, known as Milestone, he had changed from msiness clothes to hunting togs nd was ready to try his luck. He was the first dressed and he remarked smilingly to newsmen: "I'm probably ahead of every- body. Give me a chance to go hunting and I'm not goig to fool around." The President will send Congress a special message next week on posal "gives me a cold chill." who .swarmed into Washington in the early days of the New Deal symbolized the then new liberalism of President Roosevelt. The young man is Roswell Bur- chard Perkins, who has been nom- inated, at the extremely tender age of 27 to be assistant secretary ol the Department of Health, Educa- tion and Welfare. The story of his rapid rise to such exalted rank is interesting. No one paid much attention to him when he arrived. He was not even assigned a in the Washington officialdom, where the most important secretaries have secretaries of their own, a secretary-less official is at the very bottom of the pecking order. But Perkins paid no attention to the pecking order. He quietly called for all the social legislation passed since Roosevelt was first sworn in, collected a large library of books on the subject, and shut himself up in a tiny office. By the time he emerged, blury-eyed, he knew just about all there was to know about social legislation. This rapidly made him the de- partment's indispensable man. Perkins hotly denies that he is in any sense the chief architect of the Eisenhower social' program. He says that he merely reported ob- jectively the pros and cons of each given piece of legislation to Mrs. Hobby and Rockefeller. However this may be, the Eisenhower soc- ial program very accurately re- flects the pragmatic conservatism (Continued on Page 16, Column 1) ALSO PS 1 KOREA halt it. I Yugoslav-Italian squabble blocks pold Figl, who had pleaded at the ministers' table for his country's freedom, was glum. Within Austria by private industry in the United States and on sharing of certain atomic information with America's allies. The President plans to fly back Smoke Poured From A Row of stores in the Harlem section of Manhattan as 125 firemen bat- tled a raging five-alarm fire which broke out today. Some 30 pieces of fin; equipment were brought into play on the blaze. Fire fighters were hampered in their efforts to control the blaze by 15-degree weather and a stiff wind. (UP Telephoto) nation of seven million still i to the capital tomorrow afternoon. waiting for redemption of the_ Big Four's wartime pledge to restore her reaction was deep gloom. Hitlerian and Alliec occupations have stretched out 16 years. In effect, Russia has thrown up a roadblock to Austria's indepen- j dence that may stand for years. With Austria now added, Molotov's interlocking network of diplomatic snares for the West has grown appreciably in the first three weeks of a conference called to relax tensions. As he has outlined Russia's position, there now cannot be an Austrian independence treaty until both the Trieste and German problems are settled, there cannot be a German treaty, until both the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the European Defense Com- munity project are liquidated, and there cannot be peace in Asia until Red China is granted an honored place among the world's big pow- ers, a place the West insists she does not presently deserve. Despite the near hopelessness of further discussion, the ministers called for another examination of the Austrian case at 3 p.m. (9 a.m. Only on the Asian front do the Western ministers see any hope in the closing days of the confer- ence. Dulles indicated his own de- mand of progress by asking that a committee be named to map out the conference's unfinished work. Father Dies At Ringside Watching Son MADISON Trainor bat- fled his way to tha "Fightingest Fighter" award Friday night in the finals of the all-University of Wis- consin boxing 'tournament, extreme partisan utter "This is a political year and you've got to expect things like the veteran Georgia Dem- ocrat said in an interview. With congressional elections coming this year, he said, he doesn't think any- thing much can be done to stop the infighting. Republican some notable their oratorical artillery for the big Lin- coln Day barrage yesterday with much the same sort of denuncia- tion that had already brought Dem- ocratic complaints. Demo- crats have accused some GOP spokesmen of going beyond the laws of political warfare by seek- ing, so the Democrats said, to fasten the epithets of Communism and treason on the minority party. President Eisenhower this week advised his fellow party members knowing his father had suffered a fatal heart attack at ringside dur ing the second round of the bout. Told of the attack after winning a split three-round decision over Everett Chambers of Tomah in their bristling 165-pound scrap Trainor rushed to his father's side But Philip Trainor, 54, who had been carried from his third row seat to beneath the south stands o! the Fieldhouse, apparently was al- ready dead. President Dwight D. Eisenhower, right, was welcomed to Spence Air Force base at Moultrie, Ga., Friday as he arrived to go bird hunting on the plantation of Secretary of the Treasury George Humphrey, center. At left is Beverly Howard, president of the flying school at Moultrie. (AP Wirephoto) Talks Tempered Among the speakers who con- spicuously tempered their criti- cism yesterday were members of the President's official family and Sen. Ferguson chairman of the Senate Republican Policy Committee. Ferguson at the last minute dis- carded a prepared speech in which he charged that "New Dealers and Fair Dealers and Left Wingers traded the lifeblood of American youth for a wartime economy (and) promoted phony prosperity." Instead, at a Republican dinner in Brooklyn, Ferguson extolled the accomplishments of the Republi- can party since 1860. Some other congressional Repub- licans were less restrained. Sen. Jenner (R-Ind) accused "Fair (Continued on Page 1, Column 6) GEORGE WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and Vicinity Partly cloudy to cloudy and unseasonably mild tonight and Sunday, tow to- night 30, high Sunday 45. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 41; minimum, 16; noon, 41; precipitation, trace; sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER (No. Central Observations) Maximum temperature 39 at noon today. Low 16 degrees at p. m. Friday. Other noon readings Two layers of clouds: One scat- tered layer at feet and a ;hin overcast at visibility 12 miles, wind from the east south- east at 8 miles per hour, baro- meter 29.71 falling and humidity 50 per cent. ;