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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 28, 1952, Winona, Minnesota Partly Cloucfy And Warmer Tonight, Saturday Be a Goodfellow VOLUME 52, NO. 241 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, FRIDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 28, 1952 TWENTY-TWO PAOIS Good Fellows Start Drive to Help 800 Winona Boys, Girls The 1952 Winona Goodfellows campaign begins to- day. Every year at this time the Goodfellows workers ask for money contributions to outfit Winona's needy children articles of clothing -the things they must have to keep warm and dry this winter. The items like new underwear, stockings, shoes, overshoes, mittens, coats and' snowsuits are fitted right on the children in Winona clothing- stores. The clothes are practical, durable and in some cases the only gifts the child receives for Christmas. To give these underprivileged youngsters a Christmaj is the objective of the Goodfellows. Last year the Goodfellows raised Since that sum had to be apportioned among nearly 700 children, they received only the articles they needed most. This year it is estimated that between 800 and 900 Winona boys and girls will need Goodfellows help. This is more than ever before. This estimate was determined from a file containing the names, ages and addresses of Winona's underprivileged children, prepared by the Winona Council of Social Agencies, a .newly formed organization. The names were obtained from Winona's public and parochial school teachers, city and county welfare departments and the Winona organiza- tions which do welfare work at Christinas tme. The Council's Christmas list was formed to eliminate duplication of giving among these groups and to see that no one who really needs help is overlooked. All cases are investigated to determine whether or not a child is actually in need. Whan the Goodfellows put warm coat on a youngster's back, iturdy shoes on his feet and overshoes for protection, they know the child is on his way to a healthier, merrier Christmas. For 42 since the Goodfellows have been a part of the Winona Christmas spirit. It is the organization that fills the gap for those who wish to make some needy child happy in memory of the Christ Child. It turns cold dollars into warm to btmdle up Winona's needy children, making Christmas a memorable event. The plan is simple. Just put a one-, five-, ten- or hundred-dollar bill in an envelope. Bring it to The Republican-Herald. Make checks payable to "The Goodfellows." Your contribution will be published in the Goodfellows column. Goodfellows workers are experienced buyers. They get discounts from the store. There is no waste. The full dollar you give goes into the gift. The shoes fit, the clothes fit and there are no unnecessary Tacoma Air Crash Kills 36 Mrs, Ivy Baker Priest of Bountiful, Utah, leaves the headquarters of President- elect Eisenhower in New York after announcement that' she had been named treasurer of the United States. Mrs. Baker will succeed Georgia Neese Clark, (AP Wirephoto) Ike, CIO Labor Leaders Meet In New York By RELMAN MORIN NEW YORK Officials of the iuv i CIO discussed labor problems with The funds buy practical items. Your Goodfellows dollar is carefully Presjdent.eim Dwight D. Eisen- spent where it will do the most good. Your Gopdfellows dollar is an investment in the future and is the American way to help out at Christmas time. It is the Christian Be a Goodfellow. Deliver or mail your contribution today to The Republican-Herald. The Goodfellows is an organized charity and you can therefore, include your contribution in your tax deduction. Cash contributions to the Winona Goodfellows fund in recent years are shown below: _ 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 193S 1937 1933 1939.................. 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 hower at his headquarters today ,'arid said in a statement later the "will react vigorously to any effort to cut living standards or to attack labor." Their conference covered a num- Be A Good Fellow Following is a list of contributions to the Goodfellows fund to date: United Packing House Workers Winona Athletic Club 25.00 Friend, clothing. Houston, 50.00 Minn. 14 Children, Women Die in Hospital Fire HUNTINGTON, W. VA. tf> City and state officials kept probing to- day among the charred interior of a mental hospital building where 14 women and children lost their lives to a deadly combination of smoke and flames. But so far they haven't 1123 in 1949; 86 in 1948; 107 in 1947 U.N. Moving Toward Vote On India Plan U.S. Pledges Support, Majority Adoption Forecast By OSGOOD CARUTHERS UNITED NATIONS, N. Y. The United Nations pushed toward a vote today on India's Communist- condemned plan for ending the Ko- rean War. With U. S. support pledged, its adoption in the face of bitter Soviet bloc opposition was expected by an overwhelming majority. Despite the rejection by Peiping, Moscow and Pyongyang, tiie In- dian compromise prisoner of war resolution was being shoved through by the non-Communist na- tions to place responsibility for throwing down a Korean peace squarely on the shoulders of the Reds. India's V. K. Krishna Menon, who drafted and introduced the resolution, was to give his final in another attempt to overcome the Commu- nist the general Assembly's Political Committee this afternoon. Eager for Vote Committee Chairman Joao Car- los Muniz of Brazil told the dele- ber of subjects, and the statement j gates yesterday he was eager said the union members will sup- port Eisenhower in his "construct- ive endeavors." It was issued by Henry C. Fleish- er, director of publicity for the CIO. Reuther in Group In the group were Walter Reu- ther, president of the United Auto- mobile Workers; James-B. Carey, secretary-treasurer of the CIO, and Allan S. Haywood, executive vice president of the CIO. The statement said: "We have had a most pleasant to have a" vote on the Indian resolu- tion during today's session as soon as Menon speaks. Secretary of State Dean Acheson let it be known through a 'spokes- man yesterday that the U. S. dele- gation has accepted the changes Menon has made in his resolu- tion spelling out in more detail the final destination of prisoners who resist repatriation .to their Red- ruled homelands. had The Americans these changes before demanded supporting the Indian plan. As amended, it "We congratulated Gen. hower on his election, and as Amer- Thanksgiving Death Toll122r 102 Last Year By The Associated Press One hundred twenty-two persons lost their lives in traffic and mis- cellaneous accidents over Thanks- giving Day. An unofficial survey showed to- day that 99 persons were killed on streets and highways and 23 in miscellaneous mishaps between will certainly have the support of 6 p. m. Wednesday and members and every other with President-elect calls for a repatriation commis- witn elect of aU prisonerS) I and for the U. N. to take over the conversation Eisenhower. "The conversation covered a va rean taice. U. S. support and that of the 20 Allies who co-sponsored i i Ui, L11C rVl-LLCa YTUAJ icans pledged our support to him an American resolution on' Korea President of the United assured passage of the Indian I plan by a wide margin, new administration will A Tj. 5. spokesman said his dele- Firemen Probe smoldering wing wreckage of a military transport, a C54, which crashed near Tacoma, Wash., early today. Thirty-six of the 39 passengers aboard were killed. Twisted frame- work of the plane's fuselage is in the background. (AP Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald) Koreans Think Ike Will Drive Communists Out By WILLIAM C. BARNARD SEOUL Millions of South Koreans seem to think U. S. Presi- dent-elect Eisenhower is going to drive-the Chinese Communists back into Manchuria., Clarence Ryee, official govern- ment spokesman, put it this way: Last Great Hope "Gen. Eisenhower last great hope of our 22 million people. Ask any man on the street and he will tell you he believes Eisenhower will drive the Chinese Reds completely out of Korea. So the sentiment of welcome here is a strong and stirring thing." For a fourth straight day, Seoul bubbled with anticipation. More 1 be left unchanged. Labor Law Changes Proposed by Taft WASHINGTON Taft of Ohio is planning some changes next year in the long-disputed labor-management relations law that bears his name. Two of the amendments are expected to meet specific objections voiced to the Taft-Hartley law by President-elect Eisenhower._______ An aide to the Ohio Republican said today that considerable draft- ing work already has been done on the amendments. Many of them will be similar to the 28 changes which passed the Senate in 1949 but stalled in the House. Taft says the 1943 amend- ments died because the- unions wanted repeal or nothing and felt repeal had a chance under a Dem- ocratic administration. He is said to believe that the unions will be more co-operative in the 1953 ses- sion, which will be Republican- controlled. Despite his willingness to re- write portions of the law, Taft is insistent that its basic principles banners than ever splashed across buildings and the gutted skeletons j as the states. "The have tremendous problems, and it takes office at a time of terr: international confusion. Needless say, the hopes of all the American people are directed toward a solu-1 tails and mechanics were expected 1 ticing every day for Ike's wel Uon of these problems that will to get the support of many nations Favored by Ike The two changes favored by Ei- igation would favor a Danish j of buildings. Closely spaced police senhower and by are." Tible amendment shortening the period guarded main thoroughfares lrement ftat C0mpany ot ss to to four months but would not press I "Won't the Korean people get ficials take tne non-Communist for it. Other amendments on de- little, tired of parading and prac- bring peace with honor, and sta-1 in the committee. bility with freedom and economic progress to the entire world. In his constructive endeavors to ach- ieve these goals, Gen. Eisenhower midnight. Cold weather and snow-packed and icy highways kept thousands of motorists off the highways and the cut in travel was partially credited with reducing the traffic toll. This year's traffic toll compared with 102 last year; 94 in 1950; learned how the fire started. Deputy State Fire Marshal John and 69 in 1946. National Safety Council records had a word of show that in the first nine months and a strong suggestion. ithis year persons were "It is he declared. "that the remaining buildings are just as subject to fire as the one which burned." The Huntington State Hospital, with 607 male and 731 female men- tally unbalanced patients, has 13 other buildings on its 35-acre tract. killed in highway mishaps, a rate of 99 every 24 hours. This total, however, covers deaths of injured coming days, weeks or months af- ter the accident. The Thanksgiving American Loyal to Program "The CIO, of course, remains loyal to its program, which calls for increasing living standards, controlling inflation, repeal of anti- labor legislation, promoting needed welfare measures for the people, improving social security, and strengthening our structure of civil rights and civil liberties, while re- sisting totalitarian aggression and inflation. Amendments Offered Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Vishinsky also has introduced amendments to the Indian resolu- tion. 'Western delegates charged yesterday they only transformed it into Russia's own demand that all prisoners must be forced to go home whether they want to or not. The debate became increasingly vitriolic yesterday when Frar.ce, Australia, Canada and New Zea- land accused the Russians of wish- ing to prolong the war in Korea and charged that Vishinsky had tried to trick the Assembly into perverting the sense of the Indian resolution, Vishinsky scathingly replied that survey covers only deaths from I ards, to attack labor, or to obstruct As it has in the past, the CIO tnese delegates, by attacking him will give to those .members personally, had taken the position of Congress who work for these Of "lap dogs barking at an ele- objectives; and as we told Gen. Eisenhower we will react vigorous- ly to any effort to cut living stand- 6 p.m. Wednesday to Thursday local time. midnight progress toward worthy goals for I our American democracy." phant." He and his allied delegates from the Ukraine and White Russia held out that the Russian resolu- tion, calling for an J Of the Blaze that took the lives of 14 persons at the Huatington State Hospital, Huntington, Va., sit huddled in blankets in the dining hall before being moved to other quarters. The fire broke out in the basement the three- story structure and burned for more than two hours before firemen could bring it under control. Among the 14 victims were five girls under 15 years old. Nine other women died in the blaze. immediate cease-fire followed by a political conference to settle the POW and all other Korean questions, was the only way to peace in that bat- tle-scarred peninsula. Vishinsky heaped more scorn on the Indian resolution, saying it was "rotten" and would not solve the Korean problem. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and Vicinity Partly cloudy and warmer tonight and Saturday. Low tonight 10, high Saturday 28. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for ,the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: 36; minimum, _ 13; noon, precipitation, .12 (1 inch Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 18; minimum, 4; noon, 11; precipitation, trace; sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER (Wis. Central Observationi) Max. temp. 17 at a. m. Thursday, min. 1 at a, m. to- day. Noon readings sky clear, no ceiling, visibility 15 miles, wind five miles per hour from south- west, barometer 30.40 steady, hu- midity 84 per cent. "Not a Ryee said, "They like it. This is a big, spontaneous thing and the fine feeling of wel- come is growing all the time. The people are woridng themselves up to a great climax." War-Weary Koreans War-weary Koreans, generally shabby and destitute, have pre- remarkably convincing oath if they to, use the act, as union officials now are re- to do. Removal of the ban on voting in a representation election by strikers .who have been replaced in their jobs. Eisenhower has called this a possible "union-bust- ing" feature. Taft does not agree but says the amendment is de- sirable anyway. Taft says he has no intention now of pushing for one cbange pared a SrFrom the 38th parallel to Pusan, bitterly-a ban on company or in this country blossoms with signs which organized labor would fight ban on company or in-1 bargaining on a nation-wide i Birth A 'Vulgar Hoax SANTIAGO, Chile The federal police today announced the reported birth of septuplets to a Chilean woman Thursday night was a "vulgar hoax." The announcement of the fraud was made by Luis Sala- manca, head of the Fifth Fed- eral Police Section the same police official who late Thurs- day night had told a reporter for the daily newspaper El Mercurio that seven girls had been born to a woman Sala- manca identified as Mrs. Car- men Nolina, attended by a midwife. Court Upholds Award in Car Accident Death and banners. "Every city is Ryee assured. He added, soberly: "Our people are sick and tired of waiting for this war to end. They are sick of armistice negotiations that are not j getting anything settled." I basis. ST. PAUL (ffi The Minnesota Taft will be in position to speed Supreme Court today upheld an i and guide the revision of the Taft- j L-jdustrial Commission award to I chord Hartley Military Plane From Alaska Afire in Sky Bodies of Four Babies Among Victims in Disaster TACOMA, Wash, iffl A four- enginsd military plane from Alas- ka crashed in flames in a field south of here shortly after mid- night and 36 of the 39 aboard were dead. While scattered fires still rnarXed the scene of the post-holiday trag- edy, Deputy Pierce County Coroner Larry Amundsen said 36 were dead or missing. The plane carried servicemen and dependents. The bodies of four babies were among those found scattered at the scene of the dis- aster. At least two witnesses said the plane was afire as it "whooshed" down to a tree-flanked field about a mile from its destination at Mc- Chord air force base. Capt. Jack Easley, public infor- mation officer at McChord, said reports indicated the plane struck a tree while coming in through the heavy fog for a ground-control approach landing. All but a section of the tail was destroyed in the resulting fire and explosion. Bodies were scattered over 200 feet from the wreckage. The crash added to the toll of a disastrous three weeks for mili- tary transport aviation around the North Pacific rim. If the death toll stands at 36 in today's crash, it makes a total of 198 dead or presumed dead along the arc from Korea to Alaska to McChord and Montana. The total includes 91 on three big transports in Alaska, 55 in two Korea crashes, eight in Montana and eight in a Canadian crash on Vancouver Is- land. McChord base reported the trans- port, a C54, was circling for an approach to the field when the disaster struck. Art Gctchman. 18. who was driving nearby, and Philip Balden, a McChord taxi driver who said j the plane flew low over his home, j were the witnesses who said the plane appeared to be afire. Getchman told a reporter: "I couldn't hear the motors; it was just a big whoosh." "I thought it was a he added, "it just seemed to slide into the ground." The manifest listed 18 military passengers, 14 civilians and a crew of seven, Capt. Easley reported. The only known survivors in Ta- coma hospitals early today -were: Airman Curtis Redd, McChord base, burns; Airman Bobby Wilson, Great Falls, Mont., head injury, internal injuries and burns; An Alaskan boy whx) was listed as Joseph Icoavitt, eight, broken legs and burns. First witnesses at (he scene said they could hear the heart-ending cries of a baby in the burning wreckage. They were helpless to do anything about it. Many of the passengers were re- turning to the states for the year- end holidays. The C54 left Fair- banks Thursday morning, stopped at Elmendorf base at Anchorage, ,400 miles to Mc- Chord. ACt !fte daughter of a Chi-J Congress, I cago man killed near Baldwin, Wis. I !in March, 1950, while bringing a jfllfU this post in the 80th LABOR (Continued on Page 3, Cclumn 3) used car from Chicago to St. Paul. Killed was Elmer A. Akckson, an insurance broker. Testimony showed that he combined weekend trips to Spring Lake Park with bringing used cars to the Kennedy) Motor Sales Co., St. Paul. His wife j and daughter lived in Spring Lake i Park because of the child's health. He was delivering a car to the ______ Kennedy Co. for sale at the time i admitted Thursday, police that he was killed. For delivering cars! he had fabricated a story of being i he was paid his expenses, j robbed and kidnaped and forced to i The supreme court held that drive to Chicago from Sparta, Wis. j despite the looseness of Aleckson's After John Felio, 27, of Pontiac, arrangement with the Kennedy Co., j Mich., had told police the story Admits Kidnap Story a Hoax CHICAGO W> A truck driver Thelma of Lancaster, 0., brushes the head of her Dorset ram, in Chicago, HI., as they prepare for the opening of the International Live Stock Exposition in Chicago, Saturday, Nov. 29. "Bwcky" has already taken first place in twelve county fairs, (AP Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald) he could properly be regarded as their employe and that his survi- vors were entitled to compensation. 'In another decision, the court re- versed a Blue Earth County Dis- trict Court decision and ordered his divorced wife to turn over to Dr. R. H. Kath, Wood Lake physi- cian, certain stock with an esti- mated value of Testimony showed that Dr. Kath had transferred the stock to his wife's name several years before their divorce in 1948 to "hinder or defeat" a judgment creditor. The court said this bad no bearing on bis clear intention to keep con- trol of the stock and that it should be turned over to him. Cents Subscribers receiving The Republican-Herald by car- rier will pay five cents Jess this week because of the Thanksgiving holiday. Wednesday he was arrested on a charge of contributing to the de- linquency of a 16-year-old Chicago girl. Police said Felio admitted he made up the story to cover his de- lay in delivering a new truck at Black River Falls, Wis. He said he returned with the girl from Sparta to Chicago Tuesday, ;