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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 20, 1954, Winona, Minnesota Fair, Cold Tonight; Sunday Cloudy, Warmer Attend Sportsmen's Show Tonight and NINETY-EIGHTH YEAR. NO. 101 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, SATURDAY EVENING, MARCH 20, 1954 SIXTEEN PAGES Sen. Joseph McCarthy, left, talks to Gene Petrie, chairman of the Milwaukee County Young Republicans, before the senator made his speech in answer to Adlai Stevenson in Milwaukee Fri- day night. (UP Telephoto) Democratic Party Accused of Treason By Sen. McCarthy By JOHN CHADWICK MILWAUKEE McCarthy (R-Wis) accused the Demo- cratic party of "twenty years of treason" on 20 counts last night and, casting Adlai Stevenson in the role of "attorney for the called on him to plead guilty or not guilty. 2 'Wives' Claim Body of Traffic Accident Victim WAUSAU, Wis. Marathon County Traffic Police said Friday that two women, each declaring to be the wife of an Amherst man killed in a traffic accident Monday, have claimed his body for burial. After the death of Roy Olson, the traffic victim, Mrs. Beulah Ol- son, about 38, an operator of a tavern at, made the first request. She said she was married to Olson for three years, officers reported. Then Mrs. Nyla Olson of Wau- sau, who said she too was mar- ried to Olson, brought a marriage certificate to the traffic police while making an inquiry into the details of the accident. Police said the certificate showed she was married to Olson in Pine Minn., last Aug. 23. City, The Mrs. Olson of Wausau told officers that her husband, a plumb- er, had been away from home fre- quently of late. French Strafe, Bomb Besieging Rebel Forces By LARRY ALLEN HANOI, Indochina The French bombed, strafed and raked W1J iJiiJJ W-l .U VI. f i! TJ" In leading up to his charges against the Democratic party, Me- j artillery fire the Vsetmmh Carthy said: "Tonight I shall place before the greatest of all juries, the American people, an indictment of 20 counts, picked at random, which at best constitute gross stu- at worst, treason." "This does not constitute the en- tire McCarthy said, "But just 20 counts in the indictment picked at random." He said "there is scarcely one of you who hear me I rebel forces besieging Dien Bien Phu today. Some Communist-led troops were digging in only 200 Le Roy Gore, editor of the Sauk City, Wis., Star, has made the editorial suggestion that a recall election be held in Wisconsin to remove Sen. Joseph McCarthy, Wisconsin Republican, from office. Sen. McCarthy's methods have bsen criticised in some quarters in connection with the committee probing subversive activities. The Sauk City Star is a Repub- lican weekly. (AP Wirephoto) Dulles Explains 'New Look'in Military Plan Allies Will Be Consulted Before All-Out Blow By JACK BELL WASHINGTON of State Dulles says selectivity in terms of weapons, time and places to fight-is the key to President Eisenhower's "new look" military program. The secretary of state, testifying yesterday before the Senate For- eign Relations Committee, also put into focus his ideas about presi- dential powers to take the country into war without prior action by Congress. Dulles said, in effect: 1. The President has the right under the Constitution to act "in the interests of the United States." 2. How he shall act in an em- ergency is a matter for his judg- ment, and in deciding he may take into account the fact that there are treaties, like the North Atlantic Pact and the Inter-Amer- ican Defense Treaty, which set up special relationships between the United States and other countries. 3. Congress would be consulted if there were time. 4. In any case, Congress, the public and the President are likely to be in agreement on any defense action taken. Heart of Program 5. "The heart of the thing is that we can make aggression so ex- This Is The Wreckage Of The Air Force C119 which crashed and exploded in flames Friday in a corn field near Annapolis, Md., killing 18 servicemen aboard. The twin-engined plane bound for New York had just taken off from Boiling Air Force Base, Wash- ington, in a heavy downpour. Bodies of some of the victims under the parachute at left. Note the sheared off'tree in the back- ground. (UP Telephoto) aw CA.-" yards from the mam barbed wire j pensive to the aggressor that it rtf ttto fnrtTacc I 1 barricades of the fortress. de-i fending ground forces clashed in minor skirmishes with rebel units probing the defenses of the north- west Indochinese stronghold in the ij wiat uj. jvu nv inv> but has had some personal tragedy j heart of tte mountainous Thai TODAY Dulles Must Secure Home Base linked to these acts of infamy." "Twenty years of twenty deeds of betrayal." The senator, making a rebuttal to a March 6 speech of Steven- son's, accused the 1952 Demo- cratic presidential nominee of us- ing "the Communist method" of attacking him and the Republican party. No Comment Stevenson, in Cambridge, Mass., said through a spokesman that he lad "no comment" on McCarthy's speech, delivered at a banquet of the Milwaukee County Young Re- publican organization. Stevenson had told a Demo- cratic rally in Miami that the Republican party was "divided against itself, half McCarthy and lalf Eisenhower" and accused McCarthy of sowing "slander and disunion." McCarthy, who quickly accused Stevenson of a "vicious" personal attack on him, said io his speech ast night that "Adlai turned some "ine phrases at Miami." But, said, he senator, "Apparently Adlai tvould rather turn a clever phrase than to be truthful." The phrase drew one of the big j ovations of the night from the overflow, partisan crowd of more than 400 that packed a small ban- quet room at a downtown hotel. The senator charged that Stev- enson, in his speech at Miami, "acting as spokesman and defense jlawyer for the Democratic party, used the officially approved and published Communist method of attacking McCarthy and the Re- publican party." He said "the main report" to the national conference of the which borders on Red China. There were no screaming front- I li i i "wj j..ii n al assaults, by the enemy, how- military planning would not be worth while. After the three-hour question and answer session in which Dulles par- ticipated, Sen. Mansfield (D-Mont) who did much of the questioning, said he was still confused about the policy of "massive mentioned earlier by Dulles and other administration spokesmen as a key point in the nation's new i ment. U.S. Farmers Planning High Crop Planting By OVID A. MARTIN WASHINGTON W) American farmers will be operating close to their war-expanded capacity this year, despite the prospect of more surpluses, if they carry out plant- ing plans reported to the govern- days of this first major open battle in the seven-year war against 'By JOSEPH and STEWART ALSOP the forces of Chi Minh. Moscow- But Vietminh artillery continued to pour into the 24-square-mile French-held plain, and the enemy carried out elaborate digging-in operations hard -on the fortified area. This indicated they intended to. try to crush the French at Dien Bien Phu for their first major military victory of the war. State, National GOP Leaders at Ripon Celebration RIPON, Wis. (ffl Republi- can party celebrated its 100th an-1 nere Monday that his government But Sen. Capehart (R-Ind) said he believed he could describe the "massive retaliation" policy. "What's wrong with you or the United States saying to Russia that "if you injure or threaten to in- jure us, we'll hit you with every- thing we Dulles replied that he had "used a few more words than you did, senator." Capehart asked. "I'm secretary of state and you're a Dulles replied with a smile. Will Consult Allies The secretary agreed with one of his questioners that Allies would be consulted before targets for massive retaliation were picked. His explanation of the President's "discretionary power" was ap- plauded as "very heartening" last night by Lester B. Pearson, Ca.nadian minister of external af- fairs, who had said in a speech plantings will be within the acres alloted for this crop. It also assumed that the cotton acreage would be in line with the acres alloted for that crop. But the prospective corn acreage was about the same as last year, although the govern- ment had urged a 10-million-acre reduction. The department emphasized, however, that the acreages finally planted may turn out to be larger __ _____ ,__r_____i or smaller than indicated, by rea- leaders and hundreds of visitors I United States decides to retaliate (son of weather conditions, price The Agriculture Department said yesterday that a survey taken March 1 indicated the acreage planted to crops this year may be down less than one per cent from a year ago even though storage facilities are crowded with the largest farm surplus in history. Under crap control programs set up by the department., farmers had been urged to' divert upwards of 25 million about seven per cent of last year's crop acre- 18 Killed in Plane Crash in Maryland ANNAPOLIS, Md. pieces of wreckage and parachute- draped bodies today littered a nearby cornfield where a big Air Force plane crashed in flames last night, killing all 18 aboard. The plane, a twin-engine C119 which had left Boiling Air Force Base a few minutes earlier, was seen ablaze in the air moments before it plunged to earth on a farm 19 miles south of Annapolis. It grazed the edge of a wooded area just off Maryland Route 2 and exploded at or shortly before the crash, scattering its victims over several acres of the rain-soaked farm. A spokesman at the airbase said 12 passengers and six crewmen were aboard when the ship took off at p.m. A watch found at the scene had stopped at The Boiling Public Information Office indicated it .would be late today before identities of the vic- tims were made known. First there was the grim task of identify- ing their bodies. Then relatives non-crop uses, such as j had to be notified, grasses and soil-building legumes, i An official said the plane, be- The survey indicated that-wheat longing to the 774th Troop Carrier niversary here today. i and other North Atlantic Pact Al- State "and national Republican j lies must be consulted before _the were on hand for the day-long fes-1 against any foe. tivities. Leonard Hall, GOP na-j Pearson said in Chicago Dulles tional chairman, is the keynote I statement was "what we had hoped speaker. And President Eisenhower, though he will not appear in per- son, plays an important part in the celebration. At 9 p.m. in Washington the President will throw a switch which, by remote control, will kindle a "Freedom electric torch in front of the little white schoolhouse on the college campus. State John Foster Dulles has now completed some miles of air travel in the interests of American foreign policy. Before he takes off for Geneva and what may be the mske-or-break point in his career as secretary of state, it may be worth taking a look at his political base at home. American foreign policy, as Dean Acheson learned to his sor row, is not made in a political vacuum. No matter how brilliant his diplomacy may be, a secretary of state is doomed to frustration and paralysis if he lacks a secure home base. Dulles realized this from the first, and immediately set out to strengthen his domestic position. He has scored, at best, only a partial success. He returned to find that the Re- publican Ser.ate majority leader, William Knowland. had already and released a speech full of implied criticism of his conduct. When he briefed the Senate leaders or. the Berlin meeting, only Sen Alexander Wiley among, the Re- publicans congratulated him. The others clearly suspected that he intended to recognize Communist China on the sly at Geneva. Dulles was genuinely hurt and dismayed by this reception. "They can't seern to get it out of their he is reported to have remarked, "that I'm really Dean Acheson in disguise." But the fact is that, from the very first, a large and powerful group within his own party has viewed Dulles with add suspicion. Linked With Dewey This group is largely found among the "Taft men" who identi- fy Dulles with the "Dewey (Continued on Page 16, Column 1) ALSOPS American Communist party last Local Republicans say GOP September instructed party mem-jwas founded in tne in im !at a meeting called by Alvan Earle a whig, fo form a new g WASHINGTON Secretary of j and directing their heaviest fire at McCarthy. The political party. senator had quoted from the docu- j Bovay wrote in his raemojrs ment in a Chicago speech Wednes- day night. Praise for Taft The senator drew his most pro- longed applause when he referred to the late Sen. Taft He called Taft a "tower of in- tegrity and strength in the Repub- lican party." "I greatly miss the moral support which I so long (Continued on Page 12, Column 5.) MCCARTHY the meeting produced the Repub- lican party. There are some who hold that the GOP was founded at Jackson, Mich., July 6, 1854, when Bovay and his supporters held their first Republican conven- tion there. Also on the agenda for the day's festivities is a banquet. The cele- bration ends with a square dance in city hall square. we would hear." "Of he continued, "we know that if there is an attack on the United States, there are not going to be any consultations. But we had always believed that Mr. Dulles meant in the first place that there would, be no consultations if a situation arose involving the North Atlantic Treaty." Dulles had told the. Senate cpm- mittee earlier no foreign govern- ment had complained about his speech Jan. 12 outlining the new military attitude of the United States. The new look" military pro- gram has been under fire from such Democrats as Adlai E. Stevenson, the party's 1952 presi- dential nominee. Stevenson sug- gested that Dulles' announcement of it might encourage the Com- munists to "nibble away" the free world in small bites, none so big that the United Sates would under- take to stop it with the sort of retaliation that would atomic world war. start an changes, labor supply, financial Squadron based at Ardmore, Okla., had stopped at Boiling to refuel on a routine flight from Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., to Mitchell Field, N. Y. Virtually aU the victims ap- peared to have been U. S. military personnel. Pieces of sailors' uni- forms were found on the fringes of the crash scene. There was also a sleeve bearing the chevrons of a Marine corporal. A detachment of sailors and Ma- rines from the U. S. Naval Acad- emy at Annapolis stood guard over the area as a group of inves- Second Plane Falls AMELIA, Va. Iff) An Air Force B26 bomber crashed into a swampland near Friday night- and exploded. Police said all aboard were apparently killed. Air Force officials at Lang- ley Air Force Base said a B26 normally carries t crew of four. The plane was enroute on a training flight from Vance Air Force Base, Enid, Okie. 3 Milwaukee Youths Killed In Car Crash MILWAUKEE A crash Into a utility pole killed three of four Milwaukee county teenagers speed- ing from a beer tavern to get girl home before the midnight cur- few set by her parents. A fierce, white electrical flash followed the crash. Hissing high tension wires, spraying- sparks, draped the wreckage and kept Waukesha County deputies from the auto for 20 minutes. Those killed were Miss Mary Otis, 16, Town of Granvflle; Eu- gene Volez, 18, Wauwatosa, and John E. Jakubet, 18, Milwaukee, the driver, Patrick Foster, 18, Wauwatosa, the fourth member of the party, was near death at Milwauket County General Hospital. conditions, the crop control pro- j tigators from Andrews Air Force grams and the effect of the survey itself upon farmers' actions. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and Vicinity Fair and continued cold tonight. Sunday partly cloudy and somewhat warmer. Low tonight 18, high Sun- day 40. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 57; minimum, 26; noon, 35; precipitation, trace; sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER (No. Central Observations) Max. temp. 39 at p. m. Fri- day. Low 26 at a. m. today. Base, Md., examined the wreckage for clues to the cause of the tragedy. For a radius of 500 yards pieces of the plane, bodies and parts of bodies lay under the harsh glare of ambulance and fire truck searchlights. Red-and-white striped parachutes bad been spread over some of the victims. Mrs, Robert -Estep, who lives about a mile from where the plane crashed, said she saw it burning in the air as it roared over her house. Mrs. Alice R. Ridgely, another resident, said it made "a terrible grinding a heavy truck in low gear." Seconds later she heard it crash and saw the sur- rounding area light up. I "The whole house seemed she said. Flames spread from the wreck Paul Mauser, 22, attempts to hide his face after he and Mrs. Elizabeth Helen Pady, 18, shown smiling, were arrested at Eau Claire, Wis., Friday, two hours after the bank at nearby Almena, Wis., was robbed of Both are Chicago residents. Police chief Bernard Garmire said most of the loot was recovered from the car in which the two were riding. They are shown at police headquarters, being booked on suspicion of robbery. (AP Wirephoto) Noon temp. 33.. Scattered layer j age to surrounding brush and tim of clouds at feet, visibility more than 15 miles with wind from the north at 15 miles per hour. Barometer 30.13 steady and humi- dity 50 per cent. her, but a heavy rain at the time and quick arrival of firemen from half a dozen southern Maryland communities prevented it from get- ting out of hand. Mrs. Karl Butzin, one of the local residents of Ripon, Wis., stood on the porch of Dressed In Clothes typical of 1854, citizens of Ripon, Wis., gathered at the "Little the "Little White School House" today and rang the old school bell. This re-enact- White School House" today to re-enact the signing of the original document which ment of 'the day 100 years ago when a small group of 50 men and three women met to form the Republican party was typical of the celebration ceremonies which marked the 100th anniversary celebration of the founding of the Republican party in Ripon, (UP Telephoto) set forth the principles of the new party which was known as "Republican." Left to right: Ken Stuart, representing Amos Loper; Loren Nellis, representing Jacob Woodruff; H. P. Boody, representing Alvan Bovay; Fred Kohl Jr., representing J. Bowen, and Don Condon, representing A. Thomas. (UP Telephoto) Chicago Pair Held In Badger Robbery EAU CLAIRE W) An 18-year- f demands, old Chicago housewife and thej The pair was taken into custody man with whom she ran away from her husband were ordered held today under bond each on charges of robbing a Bar- ron County bank. FBI agents said Mrs. Elizabeth Helen Pady and Paul S. Hauser had signed statements admitting the holdup- Friday of the Almena Branch of the Northwestern State Bank of Cumberland. The agents said the pair also signed state- ments admitting the attempted loldup of the bank at Frankford, HI., on Wednesday. The couple was arraigned before U. S. Court Commissioner William Frawley and did not ask for pre- iminary hearing. They were or- dered sent to Madison. Hauser and Mrs. Pady were ac- cused of taking more tban rom the Almena bank office. Noth- ng was taken from the Frankford lank, because the holdup pair fled when the teller, behind his bullet roof window, phoned the police as soon as the bandits made their at a. m. Friday only 25 minutes after the first general ra- dio alarm about the Almena rob- bery was broadcast to police. Richard L. Neuer, 30, bank man- ager, said the couple came into the bank and waited until several customers left. Then, each point- ing a revolver, told him to open the safe and stuff money into a shop- ping bag. Neuer said the couple then lock- ed him and Miss Verna Mae Beck- er, 18, a clerk, in a women's wash- room, "Bye now, see you Neuer quoted Mrs. Pady as saying as the two fled the bank. Barren County authorities broad- cast an alarm and a description of the car in which the pair escap- ed. A roadblock was formed and the couple was arrested. They of- fered no resistance. Mrs. Pady said she and Hauser ran away together Thursday and "just decided to rob the au- thorities quoted her. Asked what her husband would' think when he found out she was a bank robber, Mrs. Pady replied flippantly; "Oh, he won't be ;