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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 2, 1953, Winona, Minnesota Fair, Warmer Tonight; Showers, Warmer Wednesday Austin it Winoria Tonight at 8 KWNO AM-FM VOLUME S3, NO. 89 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, TUESDAY EVENING, JUNE 2, 1953 TWENTY PAGES ritain rowns Queen Guard Freedom, Practice Tolerance, Queen Urges LONDON Ufi crowned Queen Elizabeth II tonight called on her 600 million subjects every- where to guard freedom and the practice of tolerance so "we can go forward together in peace." In a moving coronation message prepared for broadcast to the na tions and territories throughou her globe-girdling Commonwealt and empire, the young Quee pledged "with all my heart" to de vote her life to the service of he peoples. "In this resolve, I have my hos Clad In Ermine-decorated Duke of Edinburgh, back to camera, pays homage to his wife, Queen Elizabeth II, seated on throne in Westminster Abbey following her formal crowning. The first man of the land swore his fealty and kissed the Queen lightly on the cheek. He then returned to his special chair a few yards from the throne. (AP Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald) ee Says ROKs Will Co-operate By ROBERT TUCKMAN and BILL SHINN SEOUL President Syngman Rhee said today South Korea will "co-operate with the U. S. at any cost" but declared he will insist to the end on withdrawal of Chi- nese forces from North Korea after an armistice. Rhee said he had received a three-point message from Presi- dent Eisenhower, but refused to disclose its contents. The 78-year-old leader's state- ment came on the heels of a report from Washington that he had pro- posed to Eisenhower a mutual de- fense pact plus substantial U. S. financial and military aid as South Kore-'s price for accepting Allied truce terms. "Out of gratitude to the U. S., Good Excuse ST. LOUIS LtV- The Board of Election Commissioners recently sent G. Paul Hofmann a letter ask- ing why he in the last four years. His reply seemed excuse enough. "I am 100 years old and cannot get out to vote." Hofmann was born Nov. 15, 1852. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and fair and warmer tonight. Mostly cloudy Wednesday with local showers in afternoon, somewhat warmer. Low tonight 56, high Wednesday 85. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 79; minimum, 54; noon, 75; precipitation, none; sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER (North Central Observations) Low temperature last 24 hours was 51 at a. m. today, high 73 at a. m. A-broken-layer of clouds at feet, visibility 15 miles. The wind was from the south- southeast at six miles per hour. Barometer 30.12, steady. Humidity 48 per cent band to support she said. Elizabeth gave her peoples Britain's high creed. She said: "Parliamentary institutions with their free speech and the respect for the rights of minorities and the inspiration of a broad tolerance in thought and its this we conceive to be a precious part of our way of life and outlook." Queen Praises Conquerors of Mount Everest Team of Two First to Climb World's Top Peak LONDON W) Queen Elizabeth II took time out on her Coronation Elizabeth said this message has Day today to send congratulations been sustained and invigorated) to the British expedition that plant- ed Union Jack atop ciples were "as sacred to Everest, crown and monarchy as to its j The feat man's first success- many Parliaments and peoples." "I ask you now to cherish and practice them, she said. "Then we can go forward together in peace, seeking justice and free- dom for. all men." She spoke of the uvrity in spirit ful attempt to scale the world's highest announced last night by Buckingham Palace. The news that two climbers in a party headed by Col. John Hunt had successfully battled their way and rasShesaid, "Therefore, 1110 we 1CV am sure that this, my coronation, on May 29 was relayed to the not the symbol of a power and j Queen first. A palace spokesman a splendor that are gone but a described the dramatic news as a "coronation gift" In her message, cabled to the British minister at Katmandu, the capital of the Himalayan kingdom of Nepal, the Queen said: "Please convey to Col. Hunt and all members of the British expedi- tion my warmest congratulations on their great achievement in reaching the summit of Mt. Everest, (signed) Elizabeth R." The Queen's husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, also sent his con- gratulations. A message from Hunt relayed to Buckingham Palace said, "AL is well." The final assault on tie Central Asian peak on the Nepal-Tibet the third at- tempt by Hunt's 15-man expedition within the last few made by a New Zealand bee- keeper, Edward P. Hillary, 34, and a veteran guide of Nepal's" Sherpa tribe, 39-year-old Bhutia Tensing. That a New Zealander and a tribesman from Britain's longtime ally Nepal won the final victory was looked upon here as another the iommdnwealth unity. Reportedly they carried Nepal's flag to the top, along with the British colors. Ten other Everest expeditions in ie past 32 years had been beaten sack by the numbing cold, fierce winds and lack of oxygen that pro- declaration of our hopes for the tuture and for the years that I may, by God's grace, be given to reign and serve you as Queen." She bade farewell with these words: "I thank you from a full heart. God bless you all." Husband Pays Homage to His Wife, the Queen WESTMINSTER ABBEY, Lon- on (fft The Duke of Edinburgh walked slowly today to the throne f his newly crowned young wife, Queen Elizabeth II, Kneeling humbly before her he romised to serve her in "faith and truth." This was his moment of omage. Lights beating down on the hrone glinted on the elegant head f the duke. As bis wife had dedi- ated herself to her realms, so ie blond duke promised before God to serve her always. The Queen, leaned forward lightly and clasped his han'ds be- j duces extreme weariness and plays ween hers. impnteT trfpts with tricks with climbers at the The Archbishop of Canterbury extreme Himalayan heights. Eight C due the previous attempts to scale Mt. Everest had been by Britons. In another Himalayan region, an he homage. The other royal dukes and the common sense and wisdom re- quires that we co-operate with the U. S. at any cost. We must accept anything the U: S. President wants, but allowing the Chinamen to stay in our country is similar to accept- ing a death sentence." Saying he is in a "very difficult Rhee did not elaborate on his statement indicating South Korea's bitter opposition to the latest U. N. truce proposal may be softening. Only Monday, Prime Minister Pyun Yung Tai threatened a break with the Allies because of what he called the U. N. Command's "sell- out" to the Communists. I Washington reports said Rhee, called for Eisenhower to agree to these four points: 1. Sign 'a mutual defense pact with South Korea guaranteeing the U. S. would aid South Korea if the Reds attacked after a truce. The U. S. was asked to promise prompt aid regardless of what other United Nations might do in event of such an attack. 2. Promise to continue i.arge- scale economic and military aid to South Korea. 3. Simultaneous withdrawal from Korea of all foreign munist and United a truce is signed. 4. Agreement by the U. S. that it and the others of the United Nations, would not try to stop South Korea from uniting the country aft- er a truce. Washington informants said this last point did not necessarily mean the Rhee government plans a mil- itary drive to unify Korea. They did not rule out such a possibility, however. The armistice negotiations at Panmunjom have been in recess since May 25 and the Communist reaction to the Allied plan will not be known until Thursday when they are resumed. The major issue that has dead-' locked the truce 'talks for IS months is the ultimate disposition of prisoners in Allied hands who refuse to return to their Com- munist homelands. enior peers of each degree fol- owed him. Only the three royal dukes kissed the Queen's cheek. The Archbishop and the other right hand. peers kissed her The duke's homage symbolized for all the world the secondary role he must play throughout his life. Already the duke has had the unusual experience of agreeing that 4-year-old Prince Charles and 2-year-old Princes Anne shall be called by their mother's surname and not his. They are Windsor not Mountbatten. The breezy, sport-loving duke comes from the Danish royal house and was a prince of'Greece before he renounced his old titles to take up British citizenship. He startles stuffy courtiers oc- casionally by referring to his children as "the kids." He insists on leading the life of a 20th cen- tury man in a world of rigid court American mountain expedition' is seeking today to conquer K2, the world's second highest mountain. The latest report from Karachi, Pakistan, said an advance party had arrived at a village near the base of the peak and set up a camp. The expedition's supply line will stretch 170 miles, Son Born to Myron Clarks .ST. PAUL (ffl Agriculture Com- missioner Myron W. Clark was passing out cigars today at the state capitol.. The reason? A 9-pound, 5-ounce son born in a Rochester hospital. Mother and son are "doing, the father said. The Clarks live at Stewartville, Minn, near Rochester. They now have three sons and one daughter, Elizabeth, The Queen, crowned and holding the scepter, left, and rod, right, walks from King Edward's chair toward the throne, not shown, during her coronation in Westminster Abbey in London today. (AP Wirephoto to The Republican- Herald) 'Oil of Wilson7 Up Early To See British Coronation By EARL WILSON LONDON When you went to bed Monday night around 11, I bet you didn't think of this poor suffering member of the American Beer- Earl of Wilson. That's when I was getting up (it was 4 a.m. today here) to go to my press seats out- side Buckingham Palace to see Queen Elizabeth leave for Westminster Abbey and the Coronation. "Your seats are some of the best of the a press of- ficer assured me. "You can see right into the palace front yard and watch the procession both coming and going. But theuh's one sticky cpnvenience. "You. have to be in your Dr. Nathan M. Pusey, College who was selected to succeed Dr. James Coriant as president of Harvard University, is pictured with'his Appleton, Wis Tie group includes Dr. and Mrs: Pusey and ttieir children, Nathan Jr., 16; James, 13; and Rosemary, U.' (AP' TOrephbtb) Reds Attack 77 Allied Posts By FORREST EDWARDS SEOUL than North Kflrean and Chinese Reds slammed against 11 Allied main- line positions and a handful of outposts today as big-scale Com- munist attacks exploded in East- ern and Central Korea. American and South Korean in- fantrymen smashed 10 of the main line attacks, nine on the bloody Eastern Front and one on the Central Front. Fighting for trench-line positions just in front of Luke the Gook's Castle on the Eastern Front still raged. There South Korean troops of the 12th Division were attacking for a second tinie against Reds who hammered their way to Allied lines. An Eighth Army briefing officer said the bitter fighting, on the Eastern Front was the heaviest in that section in- more than a year. Some North Korean Com- munists overran two small out- posts., and stormed four main-line positions on or near Anchor Hill. All four attacks were beaten back by troops of the 15th ROK Divi- sion, the Army said. Another full, batta- Americans of the U. S. 45th Division in three attacks against' Sand Bag Castle. Each time the attackers were stopped at the barbed wire by rifle and machine-gun crossfire. In the -Luke's Castle, fight, 500 to 750 Reds threw a three-pronged attack against the Castle defense ines -and .against two main-line positions east of the Castle. The rwo eastern prongs were .smashed. North of the Ameri- can soldiers battled hand to hand lor 20 minutes m their own trenches and hurled back 175 Reds who overran, a listening; clawed their way into Allied lines. seats at 6 a.m.'! The Beautiful Wife she's my and I were on the 6th row of the press stand on the and both of us worried about what to wear between us and the seats, since we were to sit there from 6 a.m. to about 6 p.m. Women reporters who hadn't worn pants in years made plans to have 'em on for though Her Majesty's Govern- ment promised us cushions, all we knew was that they were green or brown. "May I bring a I asked the' press officer. "I know I certainly intend to take he replied. "Theuh will be re- strictions." One possible way to get out of the stands when we got weary was to get sick sudden- ly. "I might throw a the B. W. suggested. "And I'd insist on going along into the ambulance be- cause I wouldn't trust those ambulance doctors with a little doll like I said. The B. W. was invited to seats in everybody's window but Macy's, where she could have had champagne, TV and easy chairs, but she said to. me in her best Broadway Eng- lish: "I'm wit' I looked into what I, as an earl, was entitled to wear.. The earls may wear an embroider- ed coat, white breeches, white silk gold buckled shoe's, and a cocked bat. As they cost or so, I decided I wouldn't look good in them. "I'm going to wear flat-heel- ed shoes for -the walking and the oldest thing I got so if I it won't the B. W. What a lot of Americans we won't be seeing for 12 whole hours! The Lee Shuberts, Dan- ny Thomas, Adolph Green, Fanny Holtzman, Linda Dar- nell, Sol Hurok, -The Horace Dodges, Fred Finkelhoffe, the D a v i d o. Selznicks, Milton Rackmill, NunnaUy Johnson, Sonja Henie, ..Earl Blackwell, Jinx Falienbwg, Loraine Man- Kriendler, We'E be back with them at Perle Mesta's ball afterward, which'll be- just" one of the tre- mendous celebrations going on. Taffy Tuttle, who says the English have their own word for wolves says she) tells me there' are so many dances being given in London that actually, "Every- body's having.-a ball.. 'ostpbhe Atomic Test The ;omic -test scheduled for predawn xlay has been 'postponed for 48 ours because of unfavorable eath'er and probable- -radiation Execution of Rosenbergs Set For June 1 8 NEW YORK U. S. Marshal William A. Carroll announced to- day condemned atom spies Julius and Ethel Rosenberg will be exe- cuted at 9 p.m. (CST) June 18. Carroll said the date and time were determined after a 75-minute conference1 between him arid Ward' en Wilfred Denno at Sing Sing Prison Monday. Carroll issued his announcement as defense attorney Emanuel H. Bloch continued his last ditch legal efforts to save the couple from Sing Sing's electric chair., Federal Judge Irving R. Kauf- man, setting an execution date last Friday for the fourth time, ordered sentence to be carried out the week of June 15. It was left to the marshal and ;he warden to set the exact date. June IS is a the tradi- tional execution day at Sing Sing. The U. S. Court of Appeals -is considering a defense motion filed Monday for a stay of execution ind for a court order directing laufman to change the death sen- tence to a 20-year prison term. Bloch has announced that he plans still further legal moves, in- cluding a motion for a new trial on a claim of new evidence. Bloch failed in a move before Kaufman Monday to win a reduc- ion in sentence and a stay of execution. He said he intended to appeal Kaufman's ruling Deluge of Rain Falls on Parade Through London Capacity Crowd Of Packs Abbey for Rites By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON (fl Britain crowned Elizabeth H today in a magnificent spectacle of ancient pomp -and pageantry. The .thunder of guns and the pealing of bells proclaimed to millions massed in London's streets the formal accession of Elizabeth! the Queen, the first coronation of a woman since Victoria, US years Crowds massed 25 to 35 deep acclaimed the Queen going from, Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey, and coming home again. Only persons were in the ab- bey, but millions more could see the ceremony by tele- vision, for the first time.. Cries of "God save the blended into a mighty roar from thousands of throats as the Queen's purple and golden coach' left .the abbey for the main coronation pro- cession, five miles and more through the center of the old capi- tai. Neir Tears The 27-year-old Queen, who had looked drawn near the close of the long abbey once near her smile. The of Edinburgh was beside her. There was a deluge of rain as thi main procession got under way: The inside of the queen mother's coach was lighted by newly install- ed fluorescent lighting inside old coach and'glinted on her coro- net and jewels. Wind-blown rain and brilliant sunshine competed with each other for control of the day. But the millions who had gathered to cheer the Queen stood firm in sites some had staked out '48 hours ahead' of time. The sun burst through lowering skies when Elizabeth was presented to the congregation inside the ab- bey as "your undoubted Queen." A cloudburst drenched the jam- packed capital at the moment- of crowning. It rained steadily for 90 minutes, stopping only a few min- utes before the consecration serv- ice ended. More than persons were counted casualties in the crash of crowds, with 25 hurt seriously enough to go to hospitals. Prince Charles, who is 4, was brought to the abbey just before the Archbishop of Canterbury placed the jewel-encrusted Crown of St. Edward upon the head of Britain's seventh Queen, symbol- ically consecrating her to God and to the service of more than a half billion people in a quarter of the earth. Like Any 4-Yeir-Old Charles acted like any bright 4- year-old. Sucking his thumb, he gazed with awe upon the spectacle centering about his 'blue -eyed young mother. So he could see better, his softly weeping grand- mother, Queen Mother Elizabeth, lifted him so his chubby hands could grasp the ledge of the royal gallery. The boy destined to be king saw ie crown placed on his mother's head at p.m. a.m. Eight minutes later he saw her solemnly; mount the gEded throne jefore the altar, and he was itartled by the swelling roar of 'God .save the echoing hrough the ancient abbey in the united voice of the.assembled dig- nitaries. Elizabeth H Regina sat in solemn splendor, the scepters of authority n her hands, her head bowed be- neath the weight of the five-pound Continued on T5, Column 4.) CORONATION 5 Seized In La Crosse Holdup LA CROSSE, men who robbed the Farmers State bank at Hamel in 1948 and four ther Minnesotans were arrested here Monday as suspects in the .rrned robbery of a tavern. The Hamel bank robber is Bruce Lego, 31, Nevis, Minn., who with wo other men staged the 1948 ank robbery in which they; got He is on parole from Leaven- federal prison where he sentenced to nine years for the Hamel robbery. Also held Marvin San- ers, 38, who gave' his "address as 500 Stevens Avenue; Russell Fair- anks, 35, "who gave his address as 500 Second Avenue S.; Evelyn Huffman, 42, who gave her ad- dress as 1926 LaSalle Avenue, all [inneapolis; and Catherine Hysall, Deer :Biver, Minn. They were to be arraigned in county court today. The men are charged with armed robbery and- the women with being acces- sories, The five were picked up less than an hour after the Sports- man's on. La Crosse's north side, was robbed of by armed men. They scooped cash out; of and the safe "and fled in a car. A short time later a patrolman spotted the parked-car "and called" headquarters. Help arrived in' time' to arrest two men and one woman, in the car and -pull the couple .out of a taxicab that was driving slowly-through the neigh- borhood.. Lego and .also' ad- mitted robbing- Baker's Wis., shortly .before clog--' ing time Sunday.' They said' they" got ;