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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 16, 1949, Winona, Minnesota SNOW FLURRIES TONIGHT, THURSDAY THERE'S NO STATIC ON KWNO-FM 97.5 MEGACYCLES VOLUME 49, NO. 231 WINONA, MINNESOTA, WEDNESDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 16, 1949 FIVE CENTS PER COPY EIGHTEEN PAGES Attack on Ship Proteste John H. Herold Dies of Injuries In Car Accident Wisconsin Driver Involved in Crash At Minneiska John Herbert Herold, 59, Bagley, Wis., formerly of Cochrane, who suffered severe head injuries and multiple fractures when his car crashed into a gasoline tank truck Minneiska Saturday afternoon, died at a.m. today at the Wi- nona General hospital, The accident occurred at about p.m. Saturday -when Herold's car crashed into the rear of a gas- oline truck driven by Alblnus F. Preimesberger, St. Paul, as the two vehicles rounded a curve In! highway 61 near the south limits' o! Minneiska. I f Mr. Herold was born August 14, f_ I J L 1890' in Wisconsto, and was f ormer- 5 ff ff I I f I a lllmber dealer in Cochrane. U m M M m.M f LJj f I I l_J J f He also was in the lumber business U Waukesha and Oconomowoc, Wis. at the time of his death, he was a salesman for a coal convey- er firm. Surviving are his wife; one son, Merlyn, in the Navy Air Corps and stationed at Newfoundland; his mother, Mrs. J. F. Herold, and one sister, Mrs. A. R. Marvin, both His Excellency, the Most Rev. Leo Binz, D.D., coadjutor bishop of I of Prairie du Chien, and one broth The Most Eev. Leo Binz, coadjutor bishop of the Winona Catho- lic diocese, who has now been named to a post in Dubuque, Iowa. Du For Bishop Binz the Winona Catholic diocese since 1942, last night was named titular er, Elmer, Philippine Islands. Funeral arrangements are being archbishop of Silyum and coadjutor with right of succession to Arch- bishop Henry P. Rohlman, Dubuque, Iowa. completed. Services and burial it The announcement was made in Washington, D. C., by Archbishop is believed will be at Bagley. Giovanni Clcognanl, apostolic delegate to the United States. The TODAY- Red Front- Weakening In America By Joseph and Stewart Alsoji is time to point out that the American Communist appointment was made by Pope Pius XII, with whom Bishop Binz recently visited In Rome. The Winona bishop has been titu- lar bishop of Pinara since he be- came coadjutor bishop here. Bishop Binz was bom in Stock-! ton, HI., October 31, 1900, the son' of Michael Binz and Thecla Reible Binz. He was educated at Loras college, Dubuque, Iowa; St. Mary's seminary, Baltimore, Md.; the Sul- plcian seminary. Washington, D. C.; North American college and the University "de Propaganda Rome, Italy, and also the Gregorian university, Rome, Italy. He was ordained to the priest- Rome March B-29 With 20 Aboard Missing Near Bermuda Hamilton, Bermuda. A United States Air Force B-29 with 20 persons aboard was reported missing today on a flight from Riv- erside, Calif., to Bermuda. Search gone out from Kindley Qreenbackers ers. Even in or the Single Tax- Its heyday, the C.P.U.S.A. never had anything ap- proaching a mass following. Yet it has had real political significance. This significance has derived from two vital assets. The first has been the party's very considerable toe- hold in the labor movement. And] sacred illela nere- ity "del Tne was due here at ic Gregorian university in 1926. Atlantic off Bermuda., Four 1924 to 1926 he was also an instruc- searching the area. be? ln con- tact wltn J until a mes- tor at the North American college, Rome, Italy. Upon his return to the United States he served in the diocese Rockford, III as an assistant pas- The craft from second d. tor in the city of Sterling, as-pas- Ton of the 22nd bombardment group, parishes In Cherry Valley, was one of a number of B.29s en_ the second. In some ways morejRockford and Belvidere, as from California to Britaini both as chancellor of the diocese and as a diocesan consultor. He was named a papal chamber- useful, has been party's influ- ence with the kind of fuzzy-mind- ed but articulate left-wing intellec tual who believed that the com- munists were only a parttcularlyjlatn by Pope Pius XI in 1933. He eager brnnd of liberal, and there-iwas appointed the secretary to the fore worked with them, as in last .apostolic delegate to the United year's Wallace campaign. iStates in 1936 and held that office THE COMMUNISTS are 1942- Named a domestic clearly losinu both these precious Delate by Pope Plus XII August 11, Sale of Corn Nets for Good Fellows The 1949 Good Fellows Fund will j to HJngland were ordered to remain I be larger as a result of The rn nart. in cOfu-nVi Republican-Herald photos A Winner 15 Years a winner of S250 Mrs. Cedric Suttie, Wisconsin farm wife from near Galesville, shown above with the largest ear of corn entered in The Republi- can-Herald contest. Congratulating Mrs. Suttie is H. G. Hymes, circulation manager of the newspaper and director of the 1949 con- test, Mrs. Suttle's entry measured 12.25 inches in length, weighed 19.10 ounces and was 7.5 inches in circumference at the largest point. Surrounded By Bushels Of Contest Corn in the above picture is Benjamin Volkman of Lewiston, 24-year-old employe on the Eldon Gremelsbach farm who entered the grand champion in the best ear of corn division. It was the only ear Volkman had entered in The Republican-Herald contest. He Is holding the winning ear. wrapped with a blue ribbon. The corn shown was bought by the Rex Turkey farm, with proceeds of the sale going to Winona Good Fellows. Display Planned A display of alt corn entered In The Republican-Herald corn contest, including the four whi- ning ears, is beingr arranged to- day by George M. Robertson, chairman of the agricultural committee of the Association ot Commerce for the lobby of the First National bank here. Leon- ard Sullivan, -who purchased the com entered in the contest, has loaned it to Mr. Kobertson for the display. Corn Contest Galesville Lewiston Man Win Manitowoc Woman, Store Robbed Of By AI Olson, Republican-Herald Area Editor A Wisconsin farm wife who was a winner in a. similar contest 15 years ago and a Lewiston area farm worker were named top winners in The Republican-Herald's corn contest Tuesday afternoon. Largest ear of corn was entered by Mrs. Cedric Suttle, who lives three miles south of Tavern Robbery Suspect Seized Minneapolis Cap- ;ain C. E, 'ormer McLaskey said today a on a farm Galesvilie. Best ear of corn among the 554 ears in competition was that enter- ed by Benjamin Volkrnann Of Lewiston. Mrs. Suttie, whose entry In The Republican-Herald contest back In Manitowoc, Wis. Three young bandits obtained late yesterday in a carefully plan- ned holdup of the Sears, Roebucl: and Company store. Acheson Cites Note Flaying Ship Blockade Release of EGA, Consul Officials Sought, He Adds Washington The United States is protesting to the Chinese Nationalist government against a Chinese warship's firing 011 an American merchant vessel. Secretary of State Acheson told a news conference today that an im- mediate protest is being mada against this endangering of Ameri- can'lives. Acheson also declared that Chin- iese communist treatment of Amer- ican Consul General Angus WarJ at Mukden presently removes any possibility of considering recogni- tion of the Chinese communist gov- ernment. He said some progress is bdnf> made in efforts to obtain the re- lease of two E.C.A. officials held by the communist regime in northern Korea. Russia in response to an Amerl- n request Is taking up the mat- ,er with the Korean communist au- thorities, Acheson said. Acheson discussed the Far Eastern situation after first summarizing his meeting in Paris last week with the British and French foreign ministers and his subsequent trip to Germany. Acne On Germany While declining to go into any detail on the Paris big three con- ference, Acheron emphasized that complete agreement was reached on German problems. He said he was greatly Impressed by the progress which western Germany is making In its political reconstruction. The Par Eastern Issues dominated the questions and answers which followed his prepared statements. There was first the case of Ins the Isbrandtsen steamship company's vessel fired on, and reportedly hit several times, by a Chinese Nationalist warship. Tho Chinese Nationalists have declared The trio, armed and unmasked, China approached the store's office but the United States has rf- ,3 to recognize the blockade. Acheson said that the State do- minutes before the establishment 1 was to close for the day. Two of] ji to Bishop Hoban and! later. which st op over in Bermuda .Fifteen such craft already here en route I z, saia wxiay a tnased best will receive tne sale wmcn naQ "ol Dee" state reformatory was Dest' W1U rec led, pending further receipt of cash has admitted participation in wjn receive I from various store departments. I shooting holdup of Fritz's :AU in the contest bandits scooped up currency tavern in downtown Minneapolis. jsubscrlbers to the newspaper, a dozen bags of change McLaskey identified the man entitled to win top cash! fn" them held three girl employes had not yet received any gunpoint while another covered reports of the incident on two men working near the office, which it couJd act although thoso Delores Gerharz, the cashier, expected momentarily. ordered to open a compartment of j BUt he said he had of course read very full report of the affair scnc by Walter Sullivan to the New York the which had not becn lock- in the search. assets. The ridiculous campaign itself seriously Wallace 1 weaken-i WEATHER FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and vicinity: Mostly clou- Republican-Herald Corn contest. The ten bushels of corn entered' Marvin Weber, 23, of Minneapolis, one of four believed connected with [.four or five other recent robberies prizes. Their search for more money "'jwas interrupted when the office tel- iephone rang. One of the men then Times. U. S. Protesting On the basis of that account, he said, the United States is protest- ing to the Chinese Nationalist gov- ernment Immediately against the appointed titular and rather wjndy and coadjutor bishop flurries tonight and Thursday. ed the communists' hold on the o, quite cool. Low tonight tcllectual left the of The New Republic departure-cese of Winona November 21 in th it ,6 t 28 ta th TTo tl-nc for! a Vlltnnn nv tno __J __ magazine He was consecrated a bishop by the Most Rev. Amleto G. Cicognani. try; high Thursday 45. LOCAL WEATHER obvious symptom of this weaken- !D-D- archbishop of Laodicea andj official observations for the 24 inK process. But now the c has been vastly accelerated. For St. James Marshal Tito has given the left-.1' V as hours Maximunli 12 m- today: 33. minimum) ;noon- 37; Precipitation, Trace (one- in their frantic search for the total (Continued on Page 9, Column answer. I BISHOP BINZ Additional weather on page 13. The same thing has. of course, been going on abroad. In England, for example, such intellectual lefl-j winders as Alexander and Konni Zillincus have dismayed their communist admirers by em- bracing Tito: and in France intel- lectuals like Claude Bourdet and Jean Cnssou have deviated for the: first, time in years. Moreover, the split has internal- ly rent the French, Italian, and By Karl R. Bauman o'ther Communist parties. French! J. Burgman, 53, long a clerk in the Ameri- communist leader Maurice Thorez can embassy in Berlin, was convicted late yesterday of treason. was disciplined for nationalist de-: Instead of coming home with other diplomatic personnel when the viition for the second time a few United Stn'es and Germany went to war, Burgman remained behind and weeks atro by the party a radio propagandist. He is a native of Hokah, Minn. And 'in" Italy, communist leader: Burgman had attended Palmiro ToRliiitti is under a dense schools in Hokah. From 1912 toj d h d f d cloud of suspicion, and real power 1917. he was a typesetter on the: "guilty as charged Burgman Convicted On Treason Counts in the contest, which those farm- ers submitting ears did not want returned, was placed on sale at I the Corn show at Hotel Winona Tuesday. The Sugar here. Runnersup -get out of here_.. endangering of American "lives when Runnersup in the best ear of corn. The trio fled down the off ice! the shelling took place. Loaf Produce Com- New Six-Story Classroom for U. of M. Planned pany, processors of ,Rex Turkeys j placed the highest sealed bid in! the box. The corn went on the bid of entered by Leonard Sullivan of that company. When the Good Fellows fund- rising campaign is launched thislsix-story classroom building on thel year immediately after Thanksgiv-j University of Minnesota's Minne- ing the Big Corn contest contri-japolis campus will start Monday bution will be one of the first V. Lund, the University's as- ed., sistant supervising engineer, re- Several Winona companies bid-1 ported Tuesday as he announced ding for the com including award of contracts to success- Northern Field Seed Company. IfUl bidders. Swift and Company, First National: Contracts for the project, total- Bank and The Watkins Company ing were awarded as! division were: Second prize of S75: Clayton Bennett, Plalnview, Minn. Third prize of Robert Hughes, Houston, Minn. Judging of the contest, which closed midnight November 5, took place in the Sky room of the Hotel Winona yesterday afternoon. Scores of area farmers and their families watched Extension Agron- steps and out a rear door. The Ward case developed October Minneapolis-Construction of new (Continued on Page 9 Column 4.) BEST CORN Store Manager Arthur when he was arrested, along said the telephone call prevented; the four members of his staff, on the loss of about of having assaulted a in envelopes near the safe. (Chinese employe in a wage avgu- Pollce Chief J. J. Kuplic saidjmtnt. the men apparently had a confed-j To date the State department has erate waiting for them in an auto- mobile on a nearby street. None of the other store employes had any inkling of the holdup until those in the office shouted when the bandits fled. The men were described as being about 20-25 years of age. handled the matter with kid gloved diplomacy, apparently hoping that, approach would at least effect the release of the jailed man. Private top state department officials have been bitterly indignant sbout the tough conduct of the Chinese com- munist authorities. farms. aeinOT in the Italian party has been tak-Hokah Chief, weekly newspaper. pn over bv Moscow-trained Luigi Burgman left Hokah to enter --1- German wife and his .War I and returned only once JiTif v-iof testified in his behalf. nad Rescue Child, Seize Abductor Detroit A fleet of police scout cars roared through the cost of east side streets last night to acco Rnrcmnn fnrps rmvimiiTTl "'------i nitci cm nuur s LCiitoe iiuiiu tiiiu of death mfnirnZT ,was little Karen Kuechenmeister, communists had actual in-j trinsic power in terms of a popular; following. In the United States they: hnve not had this advantage, and thov have had to rely heavily on; Aipvandp- the sort of noncommunist "liber- received It was Washington's second post- al" willing to make n "e war treason trial. Burgman was _ ......___ m__ alter a p.m. i.) an abducted child. aii auuuuLCU U1411U The defense contended (1) Thatl After an hour's tense hunt and nf Hfintn n minimnm np-1 ------------j JILLIC of fivf when he made the propaganda !seren, stolen from her home, was of me jears in pr.son and and {2) he acted retumed to the anns under duress. front with '.hem. Thus it must with real anguish that the com- munists are watching the proces- sion of left-wing intellectuals who last year joined them in support- ing Wallace, and who this year are making the pilgrimage to Bel-, grade, either spiritually or in the: flesh. j Wallace himself acknowledged' the danger in a recent speech for yes-; indicate when he tte her frantic mother. Karen had been snatched family living room. from cae wen e Bf e d; j another jury in the same court- J8 of the customary heard and under- branding him as room was convictine (Axis Sally) Gfflars, also a Irnan radio propagandist. She iceived a sentence of 10 to 30 years fine. Her appeal is There followed a perilous dash by cars which Mt of 80 and 90 miles an hour to an follows, Lund reported: general construction, C. F. Haglin and Sons, Minneapolis, plumb- ing, heating and ventilating, Har- ris Brothers Plumbing and Heating Company, Minneapolis. electrical construction, Kehne Elec- tric Company, St, Paul, elevators, Otis Elevator Company, Minneapolis, and under- ground construction, I. J. Donnelly Construction Company, St. Paul, Additional expenditures estimat- ed at and including archi- tectural fees, construction supervi- sion, furniture and equipment will the building to according to Lund. Legislative appropriations for the structure total The new building will be erected facing the Mall north of the Uni- versity library and directly oppo- site the administration building. It will be 203 feet long and 65 feet wide, and, in external appearance, will be identical to the administra- Suffers Heart Ailment Suffering from a heart ailment, still pending. Burgman admitted during the Jury Foreman Homer R. five-week trial that he made broad- over the German shortwave (Continued on Page 5, Column 5.) JBaker, a physicist employed at the (Continued on Page 8, Column L) street and alleys race three children of Kuechenmeister, hardware salesman. They live on fashionable Alter road. Officers arrested William B. Ma- brey two miles from the spot where the abductor abandoned his car and ALSOFS Inaval research laboratory, an- BtJKGMAN fled afoot amid police gunfire. tion building. It will contain class- rooms and faculty offices, the offices of the graduate school and the junior and senior college of the Arts college and a library read- ing room. In-preparing the site of the new building, a two-story wooden tem- porary structure has been razed, and the route of Fifteenth avenue, Southeast, has been altered slight- The Largest And The Smallest At Tuesday's Corn Show held in connection with judging of the com contest sponsored by The Republican-Herald attracted attention of scores ot people at the Hotel Winona. Elmer Birfceland, Houston farmer, at the right above, points to his midget. entry on the scale as Kenneth McQueen and Cyril Crawford of the Winona Association ot Commerce agricultural committee look on. McQueen holds the largest ear entered in the contest, Birketend's midget ear weighed only three and one-hall ounces and was only three inches long, yet fully grown and developed. ;