Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 17, 1950, Winona, Minnesota
THE WINONA REPUBLICAN-HERALD, WINONA, MINNESOTA SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 1950 Mackenzie's Column Maine Trip Provides Adventure By De Witt Mackenzie A.P. Foreign Affairs Analyst It is an amazing thing, but true, that a few hours' drive by auto from the skyscrapers of New York wjll bring one to endless where bear, moose, deer, wildcats and other animals abound and it's easy get hopelessly lost unless you know the way of t the woods. I've just had f another exper- ience of this strange transfor- mation, -having I m-v annual V pilgrimage to the I fishing grounds of [Maine along the I Canadian border. Mackenzie It's a wonderful adventure and one at which I never cease to marvel, for if you use your imagination as a magic carpet you can transport yourself back to the pioneering days of our forefathers. This year I visited two log-cabin camps for fishing and hunting, and in both of them "homesteadlng" was going forward. For these camps not only serve as business enter- prises but during most of the year they are the homes of their proprie- One of these was Jack Williams' "Pine Lodge" on Grand lake, and the other was Pete Spencer's "Greenland Cove Camps" on nei- ghboring East Grand lake. Both these men have spent their lives In Main's forests and on her lakes and streams. There's nothing they don't know about that great out- doors. Foncer I first met Pete years ago when David Greenglaag Three Seized In U. S. Spy Round-Up By Jack Adami Washington (IP) With three American citizens under arrest, ad- ditional pieces are falling into place in the Jig-saw pattern of Soviet wartime spying in the United States. Moosehead lake. He used to enter- tain my young son and me by shoot- Ing pebbles out of the air with a ,22 caliber rifle as we threw them up. Ha never missed. Peta also Is adept at throwing and where they will come, no one will say. However, it Is known that scores of F.BJ. agents have spent many months putting together bits of In- formation from all sorts of sources knives and hatchets at targets, and ta to compiete the picture. gives exhibitions every winter at was perhaps tne key plece of the spy puzzle fell Into place with the arrest In London last February of Dr. Klaus Fuchs, a top British atomic scientist. Detained by Bri- tish Intelligence on information ori- various sports shows. One stunt is to lie on his back, hold a rifle barrel between two toes of one foot while he pulls the trigger with the other foot and shoots flying disks out of the ah-. From this he the name "Barefoot Pete." Pete and his wife Bstty, who also Is a dead shot as well as a grand cook, started from scratch in hew- ing their camp out of the forest on the shore of the lake. Pete himself cut and peeled the logs which he Is using to erect cabins with his own hands. It is pioneering of the Amer- ican colonial type In many respects, but Pete Is a Jack-of-all-trades and In an amazingly short tune has besn able to create a camp and equip It with both necessities and com- forts. New Venture Jack Williams' "Pine Lodge" camp also Is a new venture for him, al- though he has run fishing and hunt- Ing camps elsewhere for years. He acquired his present camp as a go- ing concern not long ago and now Is In process of making Improve- ments. I lound him and his two sturdy sons, John and Bonnie, fin- ishing off a great stone fireplace In a handsome new cabin. The three of them cut the trees for this building last winter-and hauled the logs to the camp over the Ice of the lake. A smiling and Jolly Mrs.' Williams, who presides over the household affairs of the camp, completes the Williams family. She is a moving spirit in this outfit of pioneers, all of whom love life in the open. I asked the elder son, John, who Is a graduate of the University of Maine, what career he Intended to follow and he promptly replied that he wanted to be a guide for hunting and fishing. "I love that more than anything he said fervently. Ronnie, who is going to the Uni- versity of Maine in another year, plans to be a conservationist. And I'll bet these four nioneers always stick together. They are a close and affectionate corporation one for all and all for one.' These two "pioneering" are by no means unique in that big state. And of course there are other parts of our country similar areas where the city dweller can for a bit get back to the forest primeval and the lakes and streams with their leaping fish. glnally developed by the F.BJ. Fuchs admitted giving the Rus- sians atom secrets and was sent to prison for 14 years. After top G-men had Interviewed Fuchs In prison last month, the bureau closed In on Harry Gold, 39- year-old Philadelphia chemist, who had long been under F.BJ. watch. Gold admitted acting as a courier between Fuchs and Soviet agents in this country during the war. Chemist Arrested With the pattern taking shape, the P.BX.thls week picked up Alfred Dean Slsick, 44, chemist employed by a paint manufacturing concern at Syracuse, N. and David Greenglass, 28. former U. 8. Army sergeant, of New York city. Bach of the three Americans Is charged with wartime espionage, which carries a possible death pen- alty. Each Is held on bond. Slack was accused of delivering to Gold, for the benefit of the Rus- sians, top secrets about the man- ufacture explosive By Gretchen L. Lunlwrton those persons who truly love children bad the privilege 1 of helping with a wonderful new project for ailing youngsters, The Portia club, a group of 18 very young married most of them mothers of little children, has taken upon Its the task of providing Winona with a pediatrics ward, or children s word; the'members are going to take three rooms at the Winona General hospital and furnish and equip them, two as children s wards and the third as an isolation ward for children with con- tagious Illnesses. It's a very ambitious program and pretty heavy going for 18 young things, but they are -buoyantly confident they 11 swing it, I think they will too! They've already given three bake sales of wonderful things they bake and donate, and today they gave another big food sale. It was held in Choate's basement and such good things as these were on sale- Betty Green's fresh coffee cake, Patty Allen's tender individual merineues (perfect with fresh strawberries and ice Patty Oder's angel food cake (which they have to tie to the counter lest it float Marilou Kienbaum's wonderful orange bread anil nut bread Mary Jane Shaw's fresh doughnuts, and a host of other things like real southern pecan pie, creamy fudge and toasted al- project of the Portia, club is a sorely needed thing at the hospital. Hitherto sick children have been crowded into any ward where there is a bit of room. The result is that a feverish baby might be put next to an aged person who suffers strokes; and sick children were scattered all over various parts of the hospital. This made It difficult for the few nurses who had pediatric training. Now these sick children will be concentrated in specially equipped quarters with their nurses handy. The Exchange club has already decided to underwrite toward the Portia club's project. In the newspaper the other day I noted a dispatch from England which said that the annual international convention of the Women's Christian Temperance Union had asked King George to give up his occasional whisky and soda. "A Buckingham palace spokesman indicated the suggestion would be rejected" continued the dispatch. And that brought to mind a story told to me by a Mayo clinic doctor several years ago. Into his office one morning there strode a large Iron-jawed woman and behind her lagged a thin, stooped little man with a timid, apologetic air. "I am Mrs. said the woman, "and this is my husband. He seems to think he's sick. Will you please give him a thorough exam- ination and find The doctor took the little man Into another room and ques- tioned him. He was tired all the time, he couldn't eat, his heart pounded, lie was nervous, he said. The doctor sent him to several different departments for various examinations, and a few days later had him back in his office alone to give him the verdict. Looking over the different reports he told the little fellow, "We can't find one thing the matter with you. Your only trouble is that you don't know how to relax. You get tied up in knots. Now I want you to take a walk every morning, stop worrying about your business and relax when you get home In the evening. As soon as you get home have a couple of highballs and just relax." The little man's brow unwrlnkled and he beamed. "Do you really mean that? You want me to have a couple of "Yes, a couple of mild highballs would do you a world of answered the doctor. "Oh piped the little man and left, A few minutes later the doctor's office door was flung open violently. In the doorway 'stood the large woman glaring blackly. "Doctor, did you or did you not urge my husband to become a she demanded. "Certainly answered the doctor. "I advised him to relax over a highball or two when he gets home from work." she said through clenched teeth, "So you prescribed liquor for him! Doctor, do you know who I "No, Mrs. W, I'm afraid I he said, she Intoned, "am the national president of the Women's Christian Temperance dealt with the Soviet Espionage jthorities on a car theft charge, service through Vice-Consul Yakov- lev. Semenov. said Hoover, told Gold In 1944 to Slack and drop his contacts with the explosive develop- ment at Kingsport to undertake "a very important assignment." This, according to the F.BJ. dlrec- Schroder quoted him as saying he had passed a series of bad checks from California eastward to Wisconsin. "I hate to say It but people are Schroeder said Staub re- lated. "If they see a fellow with a Cadillac and good looking clothes tor, turned out to be the series of they never ask for identification meetings which Gold had with but are good for any amount." New York Schroeder said Staub's parents, Chicago, had stayed at a local re- sort about ten years ago and on his return here the youth borrowed from the resort owner. Staub bad left of the amount when arrested, Schroeder said. Fuchs In and around city and in Santa Fe, N. M., "for the purpose of receiving secret data on the atomic bomb which was turned over to the Russians." uiacbuie ui tu.i OJVJJIUBAVG which was being manufactured by Tollc American TO-nMKS ftt the I OUm 16115 V3UlHDICf a special American process at the Holston Ordnance Works, Kings- port, Tenn. Slack had been employ- ed there In 1943 and 1944. Greenglass, who was assigned to the Los Alamos atomic project In 1945, and who was described as having worked on the A-bomb it- self, was charged with turning atomic information over to Gold at Albuquerque, N. W., In the sum- Justice mer of that year. With these arrests, department dropped mystery about the "John Doe, alias John" and the "Richard Hoe, alias Sam" who were indicted for espion- age conspiracy along with Gold by Deficit Spending Draws Fire of Herbert Hoover Cbicaco govern- ment deficits by borrowing, If con- tinued long enough, has only one end Inflation says Herbert Hoover. The former Republican Presi- dent spoke last night before some members the U. S. Junior Chamber or Commerce at a ban- quet at Navy pier. His speech was one of the highlights of the group's 30th. annual convention here this week. Hoover addressed the Jaycees on a subject they requested the re- lation of government expenditures, deficits and taxes, to jobs and to national life. "Today we are blessed with some kind of he Bald. "Whatever kind it is, we all want stability without inflation. We want a system that finds jobs for 000 new workers each year." But, Hoover said, "a new round of Inflation is now appearing in. di- rect or indirect wage and salary Increases and rising commodity prices." "If we keep on this he added, "we are certain :to reach the President's ideal of- a year to every family. But it will not have purchasing power. "To this question of further gov- ernment borrowing to meet defi- my answer is that it is the road to disaster cottage In the land." Speaking on taxes, the former President said: "The answer to the question, 'can our economy stand substan- tially and still make j substantial Is just'sim- ply no, unless you believe a col- llectivist state is progress." "Holiday in new government Hoover told the Jaycees, would help overcome the national deficit. He suggested tbat "cutting out waste in government on the lines proposed" by the (Hoover) re- organization commission" would reduce deficits. Two Small Boys Rescued in Swamp Waukesha, small boys wandered around In a mos- quito-ridden swamp near Nashotah Friday before being found by a searching party. Tony Krohn, two, and John Smid- berg, three, strayed from home in- to the swampland between upper and lower Nashotah lakes. Deputy sheriffs led a. party of 12-15 persons which engaged in a three-hour search before locating the boys who were badly bitten by mosquitos and other insects. Ph3fslcians said the lads suffer- ed no serious harm but needed- plenty of rest. Guardsman Injured In Parachute Jump Camp Williams, tenant William Elsham, Minnesota National Guardsman from Minne- apolis, suffered leg fractures Fri- day when he parached 300 feet in. to a marsh after his airplane en gir.e failed after a takeoff. Elsham is a member of tne 109th fighter squardon, Air National Guard, in summer training here. Eagle Elver, It's easy to pass bad checks if you put up j a good front, a California youth told Vilas county Sheriff John Schroeder Friday. Beryl Staub, 20, Los Angeles, was being held for California au- Renewal Plan a Brooklyn grand jury last week. Other Identified The department said "John Doe" was Anatoli Antonovlch Yakovlev, vice-consul in the Soviet consu- home, and that "Richard Roe" was Semenov, employed by Trading Corporation, Russia's commercial agency in the F.BJ. Director J. Edgar Hoover said Gold took his orders from Sem- enov until the latter left the coun- This America of ours Is In truth hat thereafter he try in 1944, and a wonderful land. As much heat as you want when you want It and completely automatic! That's the way our oiN burner works. Exclusive design features make It quiet and economical, too. Call NOW for complete information. DOERER'S 1070-1104 West Fifth St. Phone 2314 Here's one grand solution for dressing up those' new-type win- dows. 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The wreck of the boat has been located about 300 feet downstream and efforts are now being made by the insurance company to raise the boat The Jane Smith was practically a new boat, having been built in 1949. She was 110 feet long, had horsepower diesel en- gines, and was rather a handsome boat. A SIMILAR ACCIDENT On March 4, 1948, the Federal towboat Natchez collided with a bridge pier at Greenville, Miss., capsized, and sank in 125 feet of water. In that accident, the captain and 12 others of his crew lost their lives and 13 of the deck 'crew were saved. An intensive search was made to locate the wreck, which entombed the drowned men, but no trace" of either was found and the search was abandoned. The Jane Smith THE AVALON This renovated and much improved excursion steamer took out fair-sized crowds on Monday afternoon and evening under the auspices of the Winona Trades and Labor council. This boat now presents a clean and handsome appearance and is manned by a courteous crew. Captain Hall, who is in command, was a former captain of the Island Queen, which operated out of Cincinnati on the Ohio and Lower Mississippi. This was the captcin's first glimpse of the Mississippi above. St. Louis and he was much impressed by the beautiful scenery alo'ng the river, which at this time of the year is at its best. The boat is piloted by seasoned Upper Mississippi pilots. STEAMBOAT DAYS Winona will again celebrate Steamboat Days this year en July 14, 15 and 16. Prospects are that U. S. craft will again be at the levee on those days for the public to inspect. It is also reported that the excursion steamer Avalon will take out afternoon and evening excur- sions for short trips. A free dinner "will be served to steamboat men at Hotel Winona at the noon hour on Saturday, July 15. In past seasons, these reunions were well attended and enjoyed. ST. ANTHONY FALLS PROJECT The Al Johnson Construction Company of Minneapolis was the low bidder this week for the construction of the lower lock and dam at St. Anthony Falls. Their bid was ______ U. of W. President Praises American Right to Object Madison, The right to .object is an honored American priv- lilege, the 1950 graduating class, of I the University of Wisconsin was I told Friday by its president, E. B. Fred. "The loyal American does not sur- render his right of Dr. Fred said. He added; t 'Nothing is so vital to this gen- eration as loyalty. The loyalty for which I speak involves a loyalty to ideals rather than to institutions, loyalty to truth rather than to theo- ries. "loyalty to sifting and win- nowing rather than to dictums and dogmas. '.'The loyal American is the man who has selected out of American life all the things that appear to him to be admirable, true and just, and matches his retisoned loyalty to these things with orderly at- tempts to still further Improve our American democratic way of life." Two educators, two industrialists and a farm scientist were presented with honorary degrees. The uni- versity granted degrees to stu- dents. I Governor Oscar Rennebom, who jalso addressed the graduates, said: "This is the time for stock-taking and contemplation. "American traditions and institu- tions are being gravely tested and will require the most in loyalty, patience, enterprise and industry. Your generation will meet these tests only by participation In our democratic processes." Honorary degrees were conferred upon the following: Lily Ross Taylor, dean of the Bryn Mawr college graduate school, doctor of letters. John Callahan, for 28 years su- perintendent of public instruction in Wisconsin, doctor of laws. George W. Mead, Wisconsin Rap- ids' industrialist, doctor of laws. Frank B, Morrison, Cornell uni- versity agriculturist, doctor of science. Philip D. Reed, chairman of the General Electric Company board, doctor of laws. The school's largest graduatin-t class included receiving bacht- lor degrees, 500 masters' degrees and 215 doctors' degrees. Swift County Hospital Opening The Republican-Herald is read by people daily Benson, Minn. Dr. Walter Kvale, a native of Benson and now medical consultant at the Mayo Clinic, will be the principal speak- er when the new Swift county hospital is dedicated here today. The building houses 40 beds. N. D. Town Gains in Census Rlverdale, N. Riverdale, Garrison Dam town, claims all sweepstakes prizes for 1950 census gains. Just farmland In 1940 before the dam was begun, the community now has residents, the official count showed. COUNTRY JOURNAL with LARRY HAEG WINONA COUNTY TUESDAY, JUNE 20 WCCO P.M. HEAR interviews with County Agent E. V. 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