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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 6, 1950, Winona, Minnesota Fair and Warmer Tonight and Friday Baseball Tonight p. m. KWNO-FM VOLUME 50, NO. 118 FIVE CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY EVENING, JULY 6, 1950 EIGHTEEN PAGES Push 50 Miles South of Seoul T is-ii J c M. r I en Killed m janta re 50 Passengers Injured Near Mail Coach of El Capitan Jumps Tracks, Hits Chief Galesburg, 111. Two fast; Santa Fe line passenger trains col- lided today, killing ten passengers. Between 50 and 75 persons were reported injured, many of them seriously. Injured were being rush- ed to hospitals in nearby Peoria and in Galesburg. j The Santa Fe railway reported these persons were killed In the wreck: W. E. Harkness. Long Beach, Calif. Isadore Lititr. Brooklyn, N. Y. John Hunt Moore, Cleveland, Ohio. V. S. Renolds, Chicago. Doyle Brown, U. S. Marine corps, address unknown. Mrs. Frank Starr, Pasadena, Calif. Unidentified woman. Unidentified woman. (At the wreck scene Delores Keith, 16, of Los Angeles, reported Former Winonan Aboard A former Winonan and her son arc believed on one of the trains coming from California which crashed in Illinois this morning. -Thtr are Mrs. Arthur Hahn, Bell flower, Calif., and her seven-year-old son, William, who were coming here on a sur- prise visit to the home of Mrs. Hahn's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Malotke, 109 Chatfleld street. Mrs. Malotke received telephone call from her son-in- law In Bellflower at a. m. today saying that Mrs. Hahn had been on one of the trains In the wreck. A Chicago cousin of Mrs. Maiotkc, who was to come here with Mrs. Hahn, is In Peoria investigating-. Russians Meet Loan Payments State de- partment reported today that Bus sia has met promptly its annua interest payment on postwar pur chases ol American goods. A check was handed t( the department Monday to pay the interest due July 1 on worth of goods and services supplier after VJ-day. Russia agreed In 1945 to pay for the postwar deliveries over a perioc of 22 years. Approximately worth of arms and supplies furnished in wartime have not yet been settled for. Carrier Planes Ready to Press Attack on Korea By Leif Erickson Tokyo Vice Admiral thur D. Struble said today his Sev-j enth fleet can strike North Korea! and still protect Formosa from! possible Communist invasion. i The Seventh fleet was ordered! to keep invaders away from For-1 mosa. i Cut in Taxes Linked With Korean Costs Slash Unlikely If Action There Is Long, Costly By Francis M. Le Mar Washington American! consumer's outlook for a multi-j million-dollar excise tax movie tickets, fur coats, pocket- books, jewelry and scores of other: tied tighter than everl forcing U, S. forces to withdraw almost 50 miles south of Seoul, Here Is A General Air View of the crash early today at Monica, 111., of the crack Santa Fe the El Capitan and the Kansas City Chief, in which ten passengers were killed and. between 50 and 15 Injured. (A.P. Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) New 'Bill of Risks7 Urged for Draftees By William F. Arbogast Washington A new "bill of rights" for men drafted intc the Struble conferred with General MacArthur after directing a two- day carrier plane strike against North Korea with combined Amer- ican and British forces. The chunky Normandy invasion veteran told a press conference that carrier pilots the North Korean destroyed all planes they yang southward. The total con. firmed kills was ten, he said. No Subs Sighted his Seventh 40 Tanks Lead Power Drive of North Koreans Americans Slowly Cutting Down Enemy Vehicles, Planes BULLETIN' Washington President Truman said today there are no present plans to call the Na- tional Guard or armed forces reserves to duty because of the Korean war. HU statement at a news con- ference WM In response to questions. A reporter asked the Presi- dent if he was hopeful that everything will work out all right in Korea. Mr, Truman said of course he ii. It will work out all rifiht, he added. By The Associated Press A powerful Communist tank-led spearhead rammed southward in Korea at a furious pace today. The Bed offensive knifed 50 miles south of Seoul on the heels of withdraw- ing- American and South Korean forces. The power drive was mounted by a force estimated by American ar- tillery observers at about 40 tanks and infantrymen. It speared another 15 miles during (he day, overrunning Pyongtaek, 36 miles south-of Seoul, Songhwan, another five miles to the south, and Chon- aa, seven miles beyond that. "It was a bad one (his said an American officer at an ad- vanced outpost below Chonan, de- scribing the Red drive as a small --------1 scale blitzkrieg. The Americans taxes, including taxes on points on a broad front tonight before a North Korean withdrawn from a key com profits. But it doesn't look thatiand infantry attack. manrt nnst nftpr North Korean armored columns, dark arrows, have pushed through the Sojong-Chechon defense line, solid black line, on a con- tinued southward sweep. One Red drive nosed into Chonan (A) oday to the war in Korea. Chairman George (D.-Ga.) of the Senate Finance committee sum- med up the tax situation thus: 1. The committee, now con- sidering the House-approved measure to slash excises by "will proceed in a normal, orderly way" to bring to vote in the Senate and send it speedily to Presi- dent Truman. 2. But "if there is a sudden worsening" of the internation- al situation "we may find it advisable to delay final action on any tax bill at this session of Congress, and then proceed in January with a tax bill." "Under certain George said, "we may find it nec- essary to impcce heavier South Koreans clashed with Red armored unite at Chechen Broken line from Chechen to east coast marks wandering defense line through mountainous terrain. (A.P. Wirephoto to The Republi- can-Herald.) Eye Witness Story Blitzkrieg Forces Yanks to Pull Back By Tom Lambert An Advanced Outpost, Korea American forces withdrew at scale blitzkrieg" it doesn't look that i and infantry attack. The northerners' swift attack carried them more than 15 miles. way right now." George summed up the outlook in an interview, after Secretary o the Treasury Snyder told the com mittee to proceed now with th added that lower (taxes may be the rule in the fu jture. If costs of the fight on com has had "no specific contact" with! the Eyes on Korea Moreover, the President's chie: M t., e ce: tons. The Navy has estrmatedjfiscal spokesman urged the com the Soviets have about 75 in cutting excises, to im- mes based m the Pacific. ipose Jarger taxe in other A, ill ULiiCl UlICIw' Vice Admiral Charles T. _ except on jndivlduals_not commander of naval forces m the only to offset the excise loss but Par East, likewise said his forces) aiso to put millions of additional have had "noin cnf" have had "nothing confirmed submarine contacts. A Cninese Central News agen-i her grandmother. Mrs. Cora Rol- lins, Cleveland. Ohio, was killed.} Witnesses said the wreck occur- red while the Santa Fe's El Cap- itan and Kansas City Chief were running in the same direction, both eastbround. alongside each other on parrallel tracks. Near Galcsburp i The accident occurred at Moni-! ca, more than 20 miles east of Gnlesburg in west central Illi- nois. Otto Brinkman. Peoria Journal reporter at the scene, said he was told the mail coach of the 16-earj El Capitan left the rails and swung into the side of the speeding Chief. Tru- Brinkman said he was informed j man threatened today to take the El Capitan was traveling (drastic action unless switchmen about 90 miles an hour at the time, and that the Chief was run- ninc about 70 miles an hour. When the mail coach was He called ll an unjustified strike railed, four or five cars in front 'and blamed it upon a small minor-[ of the mnil car rolled ahead oirity of the switchmen. i the tracks. He said the switchmen declined toi Brinkman said he saw one dead armed forces was suggested today by Representative Dwight L. Rogers cy correspondent pressed Struble m I revenue into the treasury. George said there is no prospect _, i ..hat is needed to balance off ex- (persistently on possible Formosa cuts, "unless there is a wors- While there have been no inductions for IB months, the draft Oj presumably jwhich was extended last week for another year would allow the to order inductions at once the event the war situation be-jpre landings on Formosa. pres would of the Korean war. He did say, however, that Con- Drastic Action Threatened in Railroad Strike abandon their strike on five major railroads. "I'm going to be prepared definitely should offset any it if they Struble said, excise revenue loss bv hieher lev- woman in a coach. Both trains were en route toi Chicago. Cars Derailed A railroad abide by the recommendations of a! comes worse. If such inductions are ordered Rogers said, he will sponsor legis- lation to: Insure that no inducted men lose their regular life in- surance t h r o u gh premium lapses. 2..Provide that the govern- ment make rent payments when necessary to prevent fam- ilies of inducted men from be- ing evicted for nonpayment of rent. 3. .Guarantee that inducted men shall not lose homes they are buying through failure to meet mortgage payments, The payments made by the gov- Struble re- ies in other directions. The House, in the bill it approv- "Can "I'll certainly plied; tl ied 375 to 14 last week, came" close Later he said I aont anticipatejto balancing off the excise cuts letting any sizeable invasion force bv a S433_onn nnn a. get through" to Formosa. Struble, said it was not his in- tention to employ Seventh fleet by a a year extra levy on big corporations, and by loop- hole-plugging and other tax law changes. The Red armor overran Pyongtaek and Songhwan and nosed Into Chonan. Pyongtaek Is about 35 miles south of Seoul, another five miles south and Chonan seven miles beyond Songhwan. In the past week the invaders'-------------------------------------------- tanks have raced about 50 miles against South Korean opposition and have overrun several American positions. American forces fighting rear guard actions have destroyed at least two tanks, frontline reports! said. Later unconfirmed reports raised the tctal of red tar.ks de-i In a railroad station of a tiny) ;own south of Chonan, a senior American officer wearily told sev- eral reporters: "It was a bad one this time." Small Scale Blitzkreig This officer said possibly 40 red ranks, supported by a "very strong orce" of infantry, had taken part n a small scale blitzkreig. He es- imated the force at 800 to were made by his artillery and in- Commons Backs British Policy On South Korea Britain's policy of aid to South Korea through the United Nations has won smashing support in Parliament. The House of Commons roared its approval last night of Britain's help American forces and Austra- lian planes. in the conflict area. antry officers. Red tanks _rolled_ out o_f_a grayjThere were only a few dissenters. ix miles .'ere not halted by several dyna- and cries of "shame." forces in any way that would pre- stiff Resistance elude "keeping the Forinosan, Evidence of stiff resistance problem in mind." ,the corporate tax boost St ,0 Quickly in the Senate finar Of the Monday and with some members mited bridges. At daybreak the I Red armor and infantry rolled in- ito the latter city. Lambert, who had been reported psicfani-p fn' naw WV.CIA i CHWI -t developed Iby radio as a captive of the North Koreans, dictated this himself at p.m. "Please strikes on North Korea, isaid: j American and British operated as "a tactical force." ________ He is highly pleased with George was not readv Struble fending that such ibe passed on to consumers in the carriers) price, of goods. Snyder agreed that (individual." for future operations." able presidential fact-finding! board. Mr. Truman told his news con- iernment would be in the form of a loan to (would be the inducted man and repayable, without inter- spokesman at he hopes drastic action will by Chillicothe said the El be necessarv to force the strik- was running on the regular east! bounc! line and that the Chief wasiers bnck to their traveling eastward on the But he said ne would act if i: be- bouncl line under automatic con- came necessary He declined, how- irol. The mishap occurred at a. the derailment ever, to say what steps might be; taken. jest, after discharge. The time of repayment would be based on ;length of service. "I believe it would be reasonable i to give a man five years time for each year in T everybody Im a11 (The United Press office in Tok- yo said, however, it has not heard yet from its staffer, Peter Kalisch- (Continued on Page 9, Column 1) YANKS Youth Sentenced To State Hospital Balsam Lake, H. Johnson, 19, of New Richmond was sent to the Wisconsin Central and accomplished "certain resultsltold the senators that the HousePosPitaI for mental observation by [smoothness of the combined opera-jto say the Senate would reject a tion_and "it certainly augurs tax increase. He said some senators might want to limit the excise cuts to around which would be close to Mr. Truman originally rec- fommended. and thereby eliminate more the need for using corporation in- creases to balance off the revenue Carrier fliers were surprised at lack of North Korean planes in the Pyongyang1 area and ward, I presume farther north." they have He lacked planes to keep hunt-host Dv excise cuts in? through all Nnrth I -.i ing through all North Korea. Snyder did not assail directly the Winston Churchill and other Con- servative leaders Insured the La- bor government victory on its pol- icy motion by their unqualified support of the government action. Prime Minister Attlee praised TJ, S. speed in handling wbat he said was "naked aggression" against South Korea. Churchill reiterated In Commons what he told the American Society in a Fourth of July speech: If the Communists get away with their nvaslon of South Korea, be said. 'a Third World 'orced upon us." War would be i Carrier planes did some "preci-jsize "of the House-ap- sion work" in the Pyongyang areaiproved excise reduction, but he our general objective." bill did not go far enough in Rogers said. "If a man serv- m. and cause of the derailment! led two years, he would have ten wax not known. i About members of the in which to repay the gov- Thr El Capitan is the railroad'siswitchmen's union are on strike'ernment advances." California-Chicago all-coach extra against the Rock Island, the Chica-i The only cost to the government, farr train. ,so Great Wevt-.n the said' would be interest An undetermined number of carsiR. lit would have to pay on money it I in the City Chief also Grande Astern, the Western puts up to meet of! derailed when the train plowed and the Great in service, to the El Capitan but all the pas- railroads. They are demanding aj Rogers sponsored the G.I. termi- sentrers were believed to have es-J4o-hpur week 48 hours pay. A'nal pay bill after World War n. capea injury. jpresidential board proposed, in-iThat law provided for payment of The superintendent's office ex-.stead, giving them the 40-hour leave to plained that, under automatic trainjwith an IS-ceat-an-hour pay time of their discharge control i: is not unusual for thejcrease. railroad to operate trains on parnl-j Government mediators are work-; lei tracks in the same direction, irg in Chicago in an effort to end' occasionally running- them side by'the walkout. i for some distances. a Congress Aims At Adjournment By August 1 Washington Senate leaders yesterday. Johnson was convicted last April of a hammer attack on two girls ]near Deer Park, Wis. He was wanted by Rice county, Minn., authorities for questioning in connection with I a 1949 murder and rape case and a recent rape He was to have been sentenced ing new revenue. State Plant Expert Going to Stockholm St. Paul (.IV- E. C. Stakman, chief of the division of plant path- ology at the University of Minne- 1 aexf. Tuesday on a charge ol as- scta, leaves by air today on the first leg of a trip to Stockholm to mand post after suffering what an American officer said were nomi- nal to heavy casualties. Red Fuel Short A spokesman at U. S. headquar- ters in Korea said 20 to 35 North Korean tanks and 19 to 25 Rus- sian-built Yak fighter planes have been destroyed by American forces fn Korea. But the Communists pressed on apparently unchecked, and the spokesman confirmed that ihe Americans had retreated from ieir forward positions. The spokes- man said 160 to 170 Bed tanks believed south of the 38th parallel. General MacArthur's headuar- ers said tonight rocket firing- F-80 'ets destroyed eight tanks and five .rucks of the Communist fores pushing south from Suwon. In ad- dition flight of B-26 bombers de- stroyed 40 trucks. The spokesman at American leaduarters in Korea said U. S. roops had been rolled back eight o ten miles but field dispatches iut the vanguard of the tank-led Communist thrust at least 50 miles outh of Suwon. The air picture was less gloomy. Raids by B-29 Superforts and trikes by British' and American arrier-based planes against North lorea targets appeared to have ad telling results. The lack of Korean fighter opposition ver Pyongyang and other targets has led to speculation that the Al- lied strikes against fuel depots left the Beds short of fuel to get their planes aloft. Eainy Season Under Way Korea's rainy season upon which the planners of the Commu- nist'invasion obviously had depend- ed hampered air operations at the fighting front, but planes, in- cluding B-29s, were in mering bridges and other strategic targets, slower Mustang and with P-51 fighters, greater range then the jets, are on the way to support the ground forces. Seven American airlines have contracted with the U. S. Defense department (Continued on Page 9, Column 3) KOREA Minnesotan Held At Eau Claire tlon attend the seventh International Botanical congress July 12-20. I county said the youth probably By automatic train control, all' are visible to the engine; along the right-of-way. Tractor Mishap Fatal iSouth Dakota Boy Rennebohm In Hospital Dead of Polio Siakman is president of the bones in a drive to wind pathology .section of the con- WEATHER Superior, Wis. Herbeit L jthan taxes and appropriations. j Chairman Taft B.-Ohio) said the -Madison. Os-l Pierre, S. South policy makers would not car Rennebohm was in Wisconsinikota health department; today re-jupset these plans. He will present a paper en- i1- [titled "Mutation and Hybridization i Majority Leader Lucas Smut Fungi jwith backing of the Democratic [policy committee, set the pattern yesterday by cutting his list of re- Quired legislation to little more Churchill recalled that before the Second World War, Parliament lad held a secret session and iheard a b o tit Hitler's potential 'strength. Churchill .suggested hav- ing' a similar secret meeting now, to discuss Russia's situation. Dep-i uty Prime Minister Herbert risen, however, argued that a sec- Carl M. Daley late ret session would be -a serious de- parture from peacetime practice and it appeared Churchill would not get his request. Churchill's Deputy Anthony Ed-, en held out to Commons a picture! of hope that Russia's Premier Sta- Eau Wis. An alert lin may be drawing in his horns. woman at Fall Creek, ten Eden recalled that in 1941 Stalin miles east of here, set off a police told him that Hitler "is a, very ablejchase Wednesday night that led to man, but made one mistake arrest of a Minnesota man on did not know when to stop." He suspicion of burglary, said Stalin told him that "if we are' Elizabeth Moldenhauer. 25, was victorious, I shall know when to'walking along- a Fall Creek street when she heard a noise in the O. M. Lumber Company. She stop- ped to investigate and saw a man leave the building, get into a truck and drive away. She notified Town Marshal Milo Kromrey, who telephoned the sher- iff's office here, which radioed po- lice at Augusta, ten miles from to kill in connec- hammer attack. _______ Ackers, 23. died Wednesday of in- j been juries suffered last Thursday when he was pinned against a barn door by his home-made tractor as he :ned :o start Genoral hospital for a routine checkup today. He is expected to re- main in the hospital for another day. The chief executive has not been in ill health recently, but about six weeks ago decided" not to FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and vicinity: Fair and a ilittle warmer tonight and Friday. ceived its first notice of a "polioi Only the tense international tonight 58, high Friday 84. death this year. lation threatened to stand off the LOCAL WEATHER William Berg, six-year-old Good- isession-end pressure of an election Official ooservations for the 24 win boy, died in the Kenny institute year. at Minneapolis. There have been The probable list only nine cases of polio reported casualties was a long one I hours ending at 12 m. today: I Maximum, 78; minimum 54; precipitation, none; sun sets to- sun be kept under observation in the hospital for several months. If he is adjudged sane, he will be returned for sentencing. The hearing at which Johnson was ordered to the hospital was call- ed at the request of defense attor- neys. At the hearing two doctors I testified, they believe he is insane. Minnesota authorities had plan- ned to ask that he be turned over to them for questioning in connec- tion with the murder of Fred Mor- sching. 19, and the rape of his 17- year-old companion near Faribault on May 22, 1949. Rice County Sheriff John Simon and Attorney Urban Stein- run for another term after beingjthis year. That compared with President Truman's advised by his doctors to take an cases in the first six months ofidemands for action on his civil, extended rest. jrights program. Additional weather on page 9. attacker also about the rape of an 11-year-old girl in Faribault last June 22. The girl has identified Johnson as her Gillette Workers Return to Jobs Eau Claire, Wis. Some 500 employes of U. s. Rubber's Gillette tire plant here began re- turning to work today under a ten- tative new contract. They had walked out Friday when a senior- ity dispute blocked formation of a new contract. Terms of the agreement were not announced. A ratification meeting of local 19, CiO. rubber workers union, is slated for Satur- day noon. The old contract expired at mid- night Saturday. Fall Creek. Chie' of Police Roger Hahn at Augusta said he and a county of- ficer stopped a truck and arrested Siegfried Zastel, 27, of St. Paul, Minn Hahn said Zastel threw about in coins into a field white being Questioned. About in change was missing from the lumw her company's safe. District Attorney Victor O. Trons- dal said Zastral would be arraigned here Friday morning on burglary charges. ;