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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 3, 1952, Winona, Minnesota Generally Fair Tonight and Friday Baseball Broadcasts Tonight and Friday On KWNO AM-FM VOLUME 52, NO. 117 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY EVENING, JULY 3, 1952 SIXTEEN PAGES Kill in w innipeg Ike to Contest Delegate Seating Taft Moves to Pick Up 15 Louisiana Votes Convention Will Make Final Ruling On Who'll Remain BULLETIN CHICAGO Gen. Dwight D, Eisenhower picked up two of 15 Louisiana votes in the Republican nominating conven- tion today, but Sen. Robert A. Taft of Ohio captured the other 13. By CHICAGO Sen. Robert A. Taft's highly effective majority in the GOP National Committee planned to flatten more Eisenhow- er supporters today. But backers of Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, mad as blazes, vowed the party's presidential nomination wasn't going to be decided by the committee. They predicted Eisenhower strength would flow into Chicago once large numbers of rank-and- file delegates start arriving after tomorrow's Fourth of July holiday. Eisenhower himself set the pitch. Before leaving Denver on a speech- making train trip to this convention City he's due in the general declared he would "roar out clear across the country" for clean and decent conduct of next j week's convention. j Vote on Louisiana Taft and his backers denied any chicanery past or future. Whatever the opposition might j State Ordered To Drop Charge Against Lowrie Supreme Court Rules 'Attempted Bribery' Evidence Insufficient Averell Harriman, right, Democratic candidate for the nomi- nation of president and Orville Freeman, center, Minnesota DFL candidate for governor, visit Ray Hemingway, Albert Lea dele- gate to the Democratic national convention in St. Luke's Hos- pital in Minneapolis following an operation. Harriman is con- ducting a whirlwind campaign in Minnesota today in his quest for the nomination, (AP Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald) Shown Is The Result of a collision between a Royal Transportation Co. truck and a Greyhound bus 14 miles south of Winnipeg, Canada, at 1 z.m. today. Eight persons were killed and at least 20 injured. (AP Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald) New Rocket Jet 430 to Die Has Radar Eyes I CHICAGO W _ Americans will take to the highways 90 million j strong over the Fourth of July at least 430 of them will die in accidents, the, National charge or happen! PALMDALE, Calif. first Safety Council estimates. to change the situation next week, (United States combat plane with! The council said some 40 million Reno Gamblers Won't Bet on GOP Winner ST. PAUL Holding that the evidence was insufficient, the Min- nesota Supreme Court today order- ed the state to drop a charge of "attempted bribery" against John E. Lowrie, Lake City cafe owner. Lowrie was indicted by a Wab- asha County grand jury on a charge of attempting to bribe Arnold Hat- field, Wabasha County attorney, so [he could conduct gambling opera- tions without interference. Lowrie allegedly had paid the late Hollie Cliff, Zumbro Falls j fanner, S900 as part payment of a total payoff. Cliff had ad- mitted to state investigators that he kept the money and lied to Low- _ __ rie when he said arrangements had j aspirant, was in the midst of a whirlwind' tour of Minnesota today 'been made with the county attor- after making a blistering attack on Sen. Taft, Gen. Eisenhower and ney for "protection." TtpnuhiifaiT; Cliff later committed suicide. No Harriman Raps GOP En Minneapolis Stop JACK B. MACKAY MINNEAPOLIS Harriman, Democratic presidential "old guard Republicans. ____________.....________.._ In a talk before 600 persons, among them the Minnesota delegates money ever was paid to Hatfield. to the Democratic national convention, Harriman lashed out at Sen. By ED OLSEN RENO If you want to bet This was revealed in a special in- vestigation made by Richard A. Golling, state public examiner, at the request of Hatfield. Acquitted in Trial Lowrie was acquitted in district court at Wabasha last January j after trial on a charge of operating j a gambling device. State Crime j Bureau agents had testified that a employed by Lowrie paid Taft of Ohio for inviting Sen. Joe McCarthy of Wisconsin as a speak- er before the Republican conven- j tion. Sen. Taft dishonored himself by the cloak of respectability ___is fellow the presi- dential candidate declared. "I did not think Taft or the Republi- cans would sink so low as to put him as one of the speakers before their party. We will make this one they were in charge of the pre-[ all-rocket armament has just zoom- passenger vehicles will clog the on who gets the Republican presi- convention today. j cd through a special test flight at j nation's streets and highways dur-j dential nomination, you'll have to i wasmS infusion 11' i 'he three-day -ekend. iron out the not the I bul'ned tne Pamt off her nose- Thc i The official estimate of 430 traf- i gamblers. vs. Eisenhower fight to come before it. That was the sizz- ling fight for votes in the 15-mem- ber Louisiana delegation. Votes are what it to be exact-to win the nomination. ;to shoot down i stated. And the latest Associated Press ls an exceptionally high speed. I check up, based on avowed and j two-place craft with radar eyes and conceded delegates and those seat- an electronic brain that makes her i new jet, a thin-wing development by Lockheed of its F-SO Shooting Star, is called the Starfire. She's an all-weather interceptor designed [find takers other than Reno's legal j Last October the Supreme Court i gamblers. J ruled, in an appeal taken by Low- fic deaths'-To occuTfrom fiVm. I As a rule they will take a wager Golling had overstepped u- i. u ,his authority in investigating local time Thursday through mid-i on most anything but they aren't charges that Lowrie attempted to night Sunday can be kept lower if accepting bets on whether Sen. j bribe Hatfield. However, the high motorists are extra careful, it! Robert A. Taft or Gen. Dwight D. court held that prosecution an agent one dollar for 20 "wins" the major jssues in our cam- on a flat-top gambling device. The bartender denied the payoff. Soviet Vetoes Impartial Probe Of Germ Charge paign." Harriman, mutual security di- UNITED NATIONS Soviet Greyhound Hits Semi-Trailer in Terrific Impact Sheared Bus Spews 20 More Injured Persons Along Road WINNIPEG, Man. Winni- peg-bound Greyhound bus plowed into a halted semi-trailer transport truck just before dawn today kill- ing eight persons and injuring 20 others, some seriously. The big bus, sheared open like a tin can, spewed dead and injured on the highway. Pas'sengers in the first half-dozen rows of seats took the brunt of the terrific impact Some where hulred 50 feet down the road. Some bus seats were rip- ped loose and tossed 60 feet. Shat- tered crates of farm machinery parts from the truck littered the road. First of the dead to be positive- ly identified were Louis Nathan. Roseman of Minneapolis, Mrs. Dor- othy Bundy and her daughter, Ze- na, about 12, Scottish immigrants, and Bert Miller, about 18, Winni- peg. Straight Stretch A flat tire had halted the semi- trailer truck on a straight stretch, of highway about 14 miles south of Winnipeg. Benny Rymer, Win- nipeg, its driver, told newsmen he had pulled the truck to the edge of the road, placed warning flares and had just started to change the tire when the bus crashed. Rymer es- caped injury. One of the dead hurled to the pavement was Zena Bundy. Anoth- er passenger, Rifleman George Doyle of the Royal Winnipeg Rifles, was trapped in the wreckage be- tween two bodies for two hours be- fore he could be freed with acety- lene torches. Robert Stavos, Crookston, Minn., j driver of the bus, was one of those i injured. He suffered a broken arm shock. j Another of the injured was Wal- ter Blendick, 23, of Toronto. Doctors, ambulances and emer- Harnman, mutual security gency workers rushed to the scene rector and former ambassador to Russia today vetoed an American fyorkerstofled Louh the earil England and to Russia, said he I proposal for an impartial inquiry knew Gen. Eisenhower and re- j into Communist germ warfare him "Fisen- business yorkerstofled ough the eariy morning hours extricating injured passengers. The last body was re- moved as dawn lighted the straight Eisenhower emerges the victor at ed by the national committee gave just completeiy automatic. I Taft. a 493 to 412 edge over Eisen-: T hower at the end of yesterday's! lony Levier' tug-of-war. lest P1'0' Lockheed, put her j Hot Dispute I through her paces yesterday at the The anger generated in two i Pa'mdale Airport. Her takeoff and j previous days of hearings in the !chmb demonstrated her ability to convention headquarters hotel strcak upward to the bomber in- Van To Waich Koje j next week's GOP convention at; i Chicago. nullify a Security Council vote was sketch of two-lane concrete high- r tn Interrupted frequently by for an investigation in ,oaded machin. Harriman declared that "if China and North Korea by the ery and metal goods, was own- j otnnnpd tlifk inJprnntinnnl RpH frnss i prf hv thp Rnval Tran-innrrsfirm C.n we not i ed fay the Royal Transportation Co. There are a variety of reasons, j cafe owner not the least of which is that the i Associate Justice Thomas F. Gal. which was'later used to indict the jin Korea' we would by now be Soviet Delegate Jacob A. Malik! Bodies Trapped in Wreckage burst out at today's session even vasion lanes at feet and uui> cit, ivuctj o t. en _ before the Louisiana dispute came e" 30 seconds. Her speed is secret. Levier, after the test: up. Werner W. Schroeder, National i committeeman from Illinois, stood up and took scorching exception to a charge by Eisenhower's paign manager, Sen. Henry Cabot L. Lodge Jr., that thc committee's I interception. When award of Georgia's n delegates: sht; has a dlstant bomber on her to Taft yesterday was a steal seope' thc pllot locks hpr Schroeder was one oi thc G2 com- to the target and 1'200 pounds of gamblers themselves can't agree 1 on which side of the fence to play. j One bookie says that if he posted I odds, they would be heavy in Gen. 1 Eisenhower's favor. Another disagrees. He says it; will be Taft, hands down. lagher, who wrote the unanimous said: fighting a desperate war some- i where else, and well on our way i bal scale.'' ne" I had warned in advance that he ciy CLDC, nuu vLti >vay an all-out atomic war on a veto the u- s- Proposal be- cause the council refused to invite the Chinese and Korean Commu- World Crisis One of the passengers, a Mrs. M. Gillette of Grand Forks, N. D., suf- fered a broken ankle. Blendick said he was asleep when he "heard a noise, then the next "Mere acts of preparation re-1 Inists to take part in the debate, j thing I knew I was lying in the mote from the time and place of "If wor'd cnsis ot today- "e U. S. Delegate Ernest A. Gross middle of the pavement the intended crime, unaccompanied MaHIrt .action in killing_the! "I saw tne little girl, about 10 by other overt acts performed pur- PUSAN. Korea Gen. James slight edge. A. Van Fleet, U. S. Eighth Army But don't send your iiutc I commander, and President Syng-j Even if Nevada's man Rhee today flew to Cheju Is A third bookie figures Ike for a i suant to the intent' are insufficient. i I An indictment auemptcd j j ii. i -.'itiiiiv j fit nimiiK i-i JC .1 vv IJJC ULLJC .till I, ilUUUL an inexperienced candidate in the ,5 5 d thefafals. feet aw dead. l wavs of managing the business, of ity of communjst charges_ the United States. land off the South Korean Coast to watcn the transfer of Coramu- designed, to chmb excep- nist nrisnners frnm KniR were in the state and could walk nere bribery, which at no place charged "The President runs the great- ''that either defendant or his agent! est business in the world. When i Hiinn aria n PriPQtQ had made contact with the official we consider the two leading Re- i IMllyal la" icaio j Defy Communists contest had made contact with the official we consider the two leading Re- i I nist war prisoners from Koje up to their counters. mittee members who voted to seat the pro-Taft faction the Eisen- i hower group mustered 39 votes and he told thc committee his I vote yesterday was cast for thc j same group he supported in three I previous contests beginning in 1944. i With reference to the family con-: The ship is now going into nections of the Massachusetts sen- 'tul1 America's new- electronics gear does the rest takes her in an automatic attack, fires a prc-set number of rockets at the right instant, and turns her away quickly." Island. Government sources said Rhee accompanied Van Fleet instead of Flying to Seoul to decorate Korean War veterans. An official spokes- man said earlier Rhee had gone to Seoul. Van Fleet arrived Wednesday ator, Schroeder quoted the well- i i est answer to air invasion. Sever- known lines about: land of the bean and the cod, "Where the Lowells speak only to the Cabots. "And the Cabots speak only to j God." Schroeder said that perhaps the next time Lodge is in contract with the Deity he will try to find out "Was I thief all three times I votcc for this Georgia delegation or only on this last occasion." Plan Fight on Floor Eisenhower's forces loudly anc repeatedly declared their determin- ation to carry to the convention's Credentials Committee and to the convention floor the fights for dele- gates they lose before the national committee. In the final analysis, it's the con- vention itself which can rule on which of two more groups of would be delegates shall be seated. And the way the convention votes may give an early tipoff on whether Eisenhower or Taft is in the lead. For all the conflict between its two top contenders the GOP seemed to be getting somewhere on a platform for the winner to run on. Sen. Eugene Millikin of Oregon, chairman of the Resolutions Com- mittee, told a reporter there will be agreement on a blistering criti- cism of Truman and Roosevelt policies. TAFT (Continued on Page 13, Column 4) j i al are in service test by the Air Force I concerned over the effect of South Korea's political crisis on the war. He and Rhee left the capital shortly after the President's mar- tial law commander released from jail 10 members of the National Assembly so they could attend crucial legislative sessions. they couldn't take yours unless you !souSht to be bribed and which charged only defendant's solicita- tion of another to-commit the crime and certain other actions on his This Is America's first fighting plane with all-rocket armament, the Lockheed F-94C Starfire, built for the U.S. Air Force. It carries 24 rockets, the size, housed in a ring of firing tubes around the nose and its specific job is to knock out invading bombers. In this picture rocket doors-are in open position, re- vealing firing tubes. Tony LeVier, Lockheed's chief test pilot, is in front cockpit and Glenn C. Fulkerson, test flight engineer, sits behind him, (AP Wirephoto) The State Tax Commission, which regulates all gambling in Nevada, has decreed that bookies cannot accept out-of-state bets and can take no wagers by telephone or telegraph even from within thc state. These restrictions, plus threaten- ing sounds from the tax commis- sion about outlawing bookmakiijg altogether, have made the local bookies shy of national something they'd be sure to get if they posted nomination or election odds. Doctor Pemberton Refires at Rochester ROCHESTER, Minn, _ Dr. John De J. Pemberton, 65, is re- tiring after 34 years service on the Mayo clinical surgical staff during which he performed some publican candidates we see that they both fail to qualify. Taft talks as if he doesn't believe that we ought to be in business at all." ROME, of the Pon- I tifical Hungarian Institute here to- part remote from the time and Harriman said the old guard Re- i HunnrvrrommunS bribery> is puwkans are af r1 horn sive measures of the new deal and ifight lts efforts to oust from the fair ceal; socia security, de-; lhe DuUding occupied bv fte Hun. cent labor laws, the farm pro- i earjan legation grams, rural electrification, public j Tnc Recf regime in Budapest y. held insufficient. First Indicted in 1950 "An indictment which by its terms accused the defendant only of the crime of 'attempted brib- but which was inadequate for such purpose and which did not charge him with commission of any other crime, is held insufficient to charge the defendant with the commission of any crime." Lowrie was first indicted May 18, 1950. At his arraignment, he moved for an order quashing the indictment. The 'court dented his motion on June 15, 1950, and week later the court certified cer- tain questions of law as "import-, ant and doubtful." The high court j at that time held prosecution was proper but that Colling exceeded j his authority. Arraigned again on Dec. 17, 1951, on the original indictment, Lowvie demurred. On Jan. District Judge Karl Finkelnburg reported to thc Supreme Court, certain ques- tions of law so "important and i doubtful" as to require a decision before further proceedings. housing, development of natural resources and other "great pro- grams" of the last 20 years. At a press conference on his ar- rival in a private plane at Wold Chamberlain Field, Harriman said he would not run for President on any platform that did not include yes- terday ordered the 12 priests in the has been the Rome i headquarters of the Hungarian Catholic get out by civil rights program. But, added, "it is inconceivable the from He suffered a deep forehead gash. Acetylene torches had to be used j to extricate some of the bodies and I some of the injured. It. was two hours before Doyle, I the last passenger, was removed. "After the impact I was pinned there between two bodies for two hours." he said. 10 Reds Flee To West Berlin Friday. I BERLIN senior staff of- mi t T JWJ-IJ..1 ocmvi The Hungarian government ficer of East German Com- claims it owns the building, known as tlie Falconieri Palace. The priests dispute this claim. The Ital- ian government has declared the Democratic party will compromise j palace a national monument and I reserves the right to buy it. operations. He was a spe- cialist in thyroid glands. WEATHER LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 i two questions were: (1) Does hours ending at 12 m. today: indictment charge defendant Maximum, 93; minimum, 68; I with the crime of attempted brib- noon, 78; precipitation, .39; sun el'y- (2) does it charge de- sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and fair tonight and Friday. Cooler :onight, riJng temperatures Fri- day afternoon. Low tonight 60, high Friday 82. AIRPORT WEATHER (CAA Observations) Max. temp. 88 .at p. m. Wednesday, Min. 67 at a. m. oday. Noon direc- ion west, 15 miles per hour with gusts up to 20; clear, no ceiling, isibility 15 miles; humidity 68, larometer, 30.02, steady. Addiitional weather on Page 13. fcndant with the commission of any crime. Justice Gallagher's decision, -in response to the second question, agrees with the state in its own brief that the indictment does not charge Lowrie with the commission j of any ot'ier crime. Foley Foley, Wabasha, are at- i tornies for Lowrie. No Paper Friday In keeping with the nation- wide observance of the nation's Independence Day, no Republi- can-Herald will be published Friday. It Was 95 In The Shade and Mr. and Mrs. James A. Beasley put a tub of water in the yard for their 11-month-old daughter, Michelle in Indianapolis. Along came the pet ducks, Salt and Pepper, and took over. Michelle's not hurt, just angry. (AP Wire- photo) munist People's Police and nine other Red policemen deserted to the West within the past 24 hours. West Berlin officials announced to- day. The officer. Inspector Ernst Bol- low the rank is equivalent to in charge of the de- partment concerned with Soviet sector borders in Berlin. Bollow, the biggest fish yet to wriggle out of the Russian net in East Germany, told Western police he was convinced the East German Volkspolizci (People's Po- lice) force was being turned into an instrument of civil war. 30 in Three Days Bollow, in charge of the Soviet- inspired measures designed to cut off West Berlin sectors from all contact with the East zone, came across the border yesterday and asked sanctuary. Nine others also fled the Reds, bringing the total for the first days of July alone to 30 defectors, an unusually large number. Bollow is said to have brought with him valuable information con- cerning future VolkspoUzei plans, Dut police said the information is being kept secret. Bollow, turned over to Western Allied authorities, was being closely interrogated. Under Bollow's direction, the 'ommurJsts of the East zone have cleared wide lanes through forests to give guards unhampered vision along the sector boundary, -where lie Reds have made escape to the West a matter of a Hfe-and-death risk. ;