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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 6, 1950, Winona, Minnesota Cloudy, Warmer Tonight and Saturday VOLUME 50, NO. 196 FIVE CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, FRIDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 6, 1950 EIGHTEEN PAGES on't Cross Into China TODAY- orean K Reds Must hed Be Crus By Joseph Alsop 'Curly' Sievers Yanks City's First Traffic Fatality in 15 Months Winona's 15-month death-free traffic record was broken Thursday afternoon when 71-year-old Henry (Curly) Sievers, 50 Carimona street, Idled at the Winona General hospital of injuries suffered In a train-truck Tokyo It is now as certain i sh here Monday_ as anything can be in this uncer-1 The veteran Winona trucker for four days had been in critical con- tain world tha' the crossing of Idition at the hospital where he was receiving treatment for a crushed Lam worm, tua- nther miiiriFs suffered in the 38th parallel by the South Ko- reans is only a first step. Even- tually, the whole United Nations force" must drive northward to stamp out the remaining North Ko- Go Into 9th Inning, 2-2 World Series Shifts To Yankee Stadium, Attendance rean resistance. The logic of the situation de- mands it. Many signs indicate it. N-3 inside information is needed to conclude that nothing can stop it, short of a direct restraining or- der from the American adminis- tration or the United Nations to General of the Army Douglas Mac- Arthur. The original directive governing the United Nations war effort in Korea in fact permits the high command to finish the job here without asking for further author- ization which explains why the South Korean divisions have al- ready oeen ordered to drive north- wa'-d without delay. It is still a puzzle why the Washington and Lake Success leadership have run the shocking risk of seeming to shilly-shally about the issue of the parallel during these last ten days. But no doubt it has been thought desirable to clothe the leaked mil- itary decision to go north in a few wisps of pretty political gauze. If this is the correct judg- ment of the situation and It is only a certain questions present themselves. First, it will be in- sane for the Chinese and or the Soviets to intervene in Ko- rea now, in mid-catastrophe, when the smallest, most eas- ily disguised intervention iivo months ago would have won the war there and then. But suppose the Chinese and or the Soviets are insane. What are their capabilities? Much less than has been gen erally supposed, would seem to be j the answer. The Chinese have two "armies" on the Yalu river, but these armies actually comprise on- ly about 150.COO men. with no airj p'ower, feeble logistical support and other weaknesses. In Eastern Siberia the Russians have ground, naval and air forces comprising about men, while the Chi- nese also have other armies else- where in Manchuria. These are powerful forces by any standard, but eastward of ichest'and other injuries suffered in the accident. He died at p. m. yesterday. j The first K_ FINAL SCORE R H traffic accident since June, occurred at about a. m. Mon- day when a truck driven by Sievers was struck by a Chicago-bound Mil- 1 y nk staailim, Ncw waukee road passenger train at Ngw Yankces and the Hamilton street crossing here. Philadelphia Phils were deadlocked.! ITfeet bTthe3 2. after pact and Winona man wasj 'spectators here! thrown from the truck by the force of the crash. The phils had a 2 to 1 lead until! Ail employe of the Winona Dray; h ]ast Qf the ei hth icning when! Line for nearly a quarter of a pen-j d d ball tury, Mr. Sievers was born Febru- A mar. identified by deputy U. S. marshals as Matt Capone, brother of the late Al Capone, stands in the doorway of his motel apartment at Wilming- ton, Calif., after the deputies subpoenaed him to appear be- fore the Kefauver Senate Crime Committee in Chicago Thurs- day. He denied he was Capone and gave his name as R. Ran- dolph Hunter, businessman. (A.P. Wirephoto) AJJ American Tank crasheu through an enemy roadblock near Seoul as. Seventh division mfantry- men prepare to exploit the breaktnrough and put an end to North Korean sniper fire. (A.P. Wirephoto to Republican-Herald.) h shortstop. b years old. He was a member of wenonah D _ L.J Tribe No 20 of the Improved Order laj VJ laj of Red Men and the Red Men's 24-hour club. Survivors include three nephews, Arthur Sievers, Fred Beseler andi Yankee Stadium, New Harry Thome, all of Winona; w the play-by-play story of Mrs. Clarence Tribell and I the third game of the 1950 World r r 'JlOry Ol nieces, Mrs. Junior Reinhardt, also of Wi-jsenes: nona; one sister, Mrs. Katherine; Johnson, Chippewa Falls, Wis.. and FIRST INNING drilled a ground Hard-Hit North Koreans Prepare for Final Stand By Russell Brines Red Korean by great up its remnants today on des- peration defense lines against powerful blows being cocked by United Nations forces. General MacArthur's headquarters officially estimated Red army casualties at nearly since the Communists began their invasion of South Korea June 25. Johnson, Chippewa Falls, Wis.. ana one brother, George Sievers, Sioux ;smgle past Coleman into right field. City Iowa i After missing two sacrifice attempts. ed _ Asbburn struck out. Jones tapped Funeral services; will be i held m f th ,ate and 2 p. rm Saturday at the Kelly Fu- 1 t L Ennls Pain in Neck Chicago Crime Chiefs Face Senate Probers Lake Baikal their entire supply de- pends on the Trans-Siberian rail- road The Chinese Communists have not yet been granted any TI -r Ti) J Wa5 LlirOlMI UUl. uy J-iupau .cu-uno neral home, Dr. J. A. offl- rapped a sharp grounder at ciatmg. Johnson who threw him out. No I Burial will be in Woodlawn one nit no errors left jtery with the Red Men conducting! walked "on four [services at the grave. 'pitches. On a hit' and run play, Friends may call at the funeral Jcoleman set. a little blooper to Ham- home this afternoon and evening. lner wno easily doubled up Rizzuto with a throw to Waitbus at first. Berra walked on a full count. After iHeintzelman threw two balls to Dl- Maggie, Philadelphia's bullpen got jbusy. The bullpen pitches are part- ily hidden by the stands in left field and it was impossible to iden- Buffalo, N. Y. VYou giveltlfy tnero_ Enllis came in about a me a pain in the neck" can be steps for DiMaggio's high pop I literal truth, a Toronto medical jbenind second base. No runs, no I professor says. ;hlts no trl-or5, one left. 1 Dr. Wallace Graham of the Uni- versity of Toronto told the eighth! SECOND INNING district branch of the New Yorkj charged in on State Medical society grass to scoop up Sisler's slow that "pschological disorders of thejroller and tossed him out. Hamner j joints and muscles" can be caused! smashed a single off Johnson's I by such environmental factors Seminick rifled a single past (disagreeable people. j Rizzuto into center field, and Bam- Chicagro A. U. S. Senate! "30 when the first man said tojner with a burst of speed reached ties. The committee headed by Sena-i important air force by their Rus uic Aamv. A gency. If training operations of airj The committee, however, can't Qf1 in motion. These facts explain why the Soviet military dispositions in this part of the world have al- ways been, and still are, pure- ly defensive. And this is the final reason why the risk of outside intervention in the North is thought here to have been greatly exaggerated by panicky peopjc. To be sure, the appearance of indecision and timidity given by issued have disappeared. Many of; the names on .the list are well; known in the nnnals of the old Al] Capone gang. Underworld Characters There were several underworld) characters at the U. S. courthouse yesterday in answer to summonses I to testify. They included two broth- j ers of the late notorious Scarface! Al. But none got called. All were! told to come back today. Also ready to testify but not call- the Western powers must have ed were lawyers, politicians, ac- tempted the Kremlin and and racing news men. Tse-tung to test our doubtful cour-jxhey also were ordered to return I age. Assuming, however, that the! today. Los Angeles National Commander George N. Craig of the American Legion de- mands the removal of Secre- tary of State Dean Acheson on the grounds that he "has lost the confidence of the Ameri- can people." Craifr, who arrived here yes- terday for the Legion's annual convention opening Sunday, said "many resent Acheson's defense of leftists and even persons convicted of perjury." "His utility in government has ceased. He should be re- moved." bouncer back to the mound and was :an easy out, Heintzelman to Wait- !kus. Mize skied to Goiiat who made ihe catch in short right as i Ennis stumbled and fell in making Britain Gives Assurance at N. Y. Session Future Blueprint Makes All Korea Ward of U.N. By Tom OchHtree New York Britain assured Russia and Communist China today that Genera! MacArthur's forces in moving through North Korea would not advance beyond the Ko- rean border. Keneth Younger, British minister of state, gave this "solemn assur- ance" during final debate' In the U. N. general assembly on an eight- power resolution authorizing Mac- Arthur's forces to proceed beyond the 38th parallel. The assembly rejected a last-min- ute Soviet attempt to gain North Korean participation in discussions of the Korean case. Then it moved quickly toward final ratification of the eight-power resolution, initiated by Britain and supported by the United States. By a vote of six in favor, 41 against and six abstentions, the assembly rejected Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister Jakob A. Malik's request that both North and South Korea be invited to appear before the United Nations as equal parties to the dispute. The assembly's 60-nation political committee approved the eight-power plan Wednesday by a vote of 47 to Brannan Plan Losing Favor, BarkleySays Milwaukee The Brannan farm plan for the support of agri- culture, says Vice-President Bark- ley, is losing favor with ths ad- ministration. In the first indication that the much discussed proposal might not be pressed ardently by Democrats in the present election campaign, surrendered in three days this week.! The Reds rushed to bolster forti- fications north of parallel 38, still ignoring- MacArthur's repeated surrender demands and apparent- ly indifferent to the rising toll of U.S. to Turn Down British Armament Loan Washington The United !States is about to turn' down a pected in the full assembly here at j Flushing Meadow later in the day. !The assembly's action is the final ______.____ jfive with seven abstentions. An The over-all figure admittedly contained some duplications. That means a man might be wounded, i identical vote, or nearly so, Is ex- removed and returned to wounded again, and counted as two] or more single casualties. i I But among the estimated casual-1 'ties were more than i counted prisoners taken by the I Allies. These included captured or men and equipment. Two Convoys Spotted U. S. Fifth Air Force planes [three-year British rearmament pro- spotted two convoys speeding to-1 gram calling for approximately ward the Reds' imperiled defeaselsoo.OOO.OOO in free American aid. points Thursday night. A _ pour lighted the hilly countryside in! A note i? being drafted at the one. While the eight-power plan inot specifically order General Mac- Arthur to advance beyond the 38th j parallel, its meaning is clear. The IT. N: commander is given the re- sponsibility of taking all military i steps necessary to bring peace and j unity to the country. I The eight-power proposal for: 1. Establishment of a in- dependent and democratic Korea, including elections under U. N. aus- pices. 2, U. N, forces to take all ap- propriate steps to ensure conditions of stability through Korea but should not remain longer than to reiiel Pilots reported 84 ve-jState department which would rule of Ko- hides and 101 boxcars destroyed ;out any long-term commitment or damaged. JBritain until specific plans havej 4. A new U, N. commission of sev- Barklpv told a new-; conference last The Eed defellse line stretched jbeen agreed upon by ail 12 North I en members to see that the plans t0 d a 5 Iast from Haeju, on the west coast, pact nations. provisions are carried out. night: "The Brannan plan is contro- versial. It is entitled to be studied but I am not committed to it and administration is not committed to The vice-president set the tone for his 15-state tour in behalf of Democratic candidates when he de- clined to discuss Wisconsin's Re- publican senators, Alexander Wiley and Joseph McCarthy. Wiley is seeking re-election and McCarthy has made frequent charges of Communist influences in Washington. "I do not believe it is ethical for the vice-president to come into a state and attack office a start for the ball. Johnson lout. No runs, no hits, no am penting the permanent. positive and progressive program of the Democratic party. I believe in letting people decide on the rec- ord." He predicted continued Demo- cratic party control of both houses of Congress after the November 7 elections. Later at a party rally Barkley said the nation faced its gravest period. "This is no time to change horses I (Continued on Page 15, Column 4.) Jin the middle of the stream when THIRD INNING Hied to Mapes jivho made a nice running catch in right center. Ashbum was caught looking at a fast third strikii. Jones 'lined a single between third and 11short into left, field. Ennis was out on hit pop to Rizzuto. No runs, one no errors, one left. sent a high pop WORLD SERIES jyou don't know whether you will another he declared. Hwachon on the Pukhan river in I pact Department officials said Wiiik.4H.lU U1 tne mountainous eastern mteiior. fc fe te wiu if This was within the short-range1 b- bomb-line being kept explosively last I the j. United States believes an "interim arrangement" is all that can be alive by Allied fighters and bomb- decided upon now_ Officials who have been studying: for nearly two resistance since pushing parallel 38 Sunday. Spearheads of the South Korean jean be expected. They hold the view that the re- armament- program should be tac- OUcttmeiiU.-t Ul C1JC Third division captured Changjon kedL by ges that nc.long- no th of 8 Reds range planning can be entered into nrth foueht shii-D- wltn individual countries until eaclv member knows 3-Million Man Army Program Being Pushed about 60 miles in battalion strength ly but in South Koreans then moved on ward Wonsan, industrial city miles farther north. New Gains Reported jsome'Americafi dollar aid if nee_d- Another Republican spearhead, to build up her gold and the Capital division, wheeled in-' land 12 miles and overcame brief, bitter Red resistance at Yongdae, leporter I Britain is reported anxious to use reserves. The United an this is reported to be that such an arrangement would violate the about 14 miles north of the aid bill by Congress, and that border. i there must be a strict accounting MacArthur's Friday summarylof every dollar spent to boost aim said they continued another 151production. unchanged the program for build- that force up to a strenglh. All evidence today pointed to con- tinuation of the rearmament pro- gram, including more manpower, even if the shooting in the Far miles on to the vicinity of Yachon, some 30 miles inland and on the twisiting dirt road were seven miles north that point. of the boundary at Hugh Gaitskell, British minister for economic affairs, is believed ready to discuss this point in de- stops soon. Plans reportedly jwere under serious consideration to boost the Air Force up to 95 to 110 groups. President Truman said last week the next question is. how much do the North Koreans themselves have left? Not very much, appears to be the answer. In the southern fight- considered v. thev are now have lost nearly men. North of the parallel, they are be- lieved to have left about But these men who remain are mostly conscripts and trainees, with too few convinced Commu- nist officers, and very few indeed of the real hardcore units that give us so much trouble in the south. Beyond doubt, there is a lot of dirty work still to be done, at the cost of further blood and treasure. But it should not be too long be- fore the organized North Korean forces cease to exist. Finally, when this happy day comes, it will still be need- ful to ask how much guerrilla trouble will there be? Not very much, again appears to be the answer, providing the Rhee government is wise. The greatest sin of the newspaper trade in this fighting has been the continuous misuse of the word "guerrilla." Quite literally, there have been no proven cases of true guerrilla activity since the very- early period of the Korean war. Everywhere behind the. front, of course, infiltrators have always been at work; but these infiltra- tors never appeared more than six (Continued on Page 9, Column 6.) ALSOP scheduled to be among the first to appear at today's closed hearing before the committee. Kefauver was the only committee member present at yesterday's session. He indicated the closed hearings may continue through Saturday. He said he could not set a date for. any public hearings here. He added the committee, which is balding hear- ings in major cities, expected to be in Philadelphia next weekend. Tomato Thrower Who Hit Taft Has Price on Head Canlon, Ohio 'JP. Village council at nearby Waynesburg offered a S100 reward today to anyone who can find the per- son who hit Senator Taft (R.- Ohio) with a ripe tomato. Taft was struck on the chest last Wednesday while making a political speech. Several oth- er tomatoes fell at his feet, But he took scant notice and continued his speech. "This unfortunate incident has been terribly embarrass- ing to tha good people of the the council said. Taft said after his address the town had made amends for the incident by presenting him with a" basket of flowers. tail when he arrives in the United i there must be no let-up in the de- States next week for informal talks.ifense program. High military offi- since then have told Congress before United Nations Forces (A) estimated at were set today for a drive across the 38th parallel. Red Korean forces (sawtooth line) moved to bolster defenses. Arrows at the right show a three- pronged South Korean drive (B) which approached Tongchon and wheeled inland m two thrusts in the direction of Inje. Wire- photo to The Republican-Herald.) More Civilians In Defense Dept. Washington The Korean j [war boosted civilian employment (in the Defense department by 372 during July and August, the Byrd committee reported today. The increase brought to the number of persons employed by the department as of August 30. Total civilian employment In the executive branch of the govern- ment rose to at the end of August. The committee said this was the first time it had passed the mark since October 1949, exclusive of temporary cen- sus employes hired last spring. The committee is a Senate-House group, headed by Senator Byrd which attempts to bring pressure for reduction of what it regards as nonessential expendi- tures. Accident Victim Dead of Injuries Minneapolis Miss Maleta E. Floyd, 72, 1914 Aldrich avenue South, died in a hospital last night from head injuries suffered when she was struck by a pickup truck. Cabinet Dogs' Draw of John L Lewis he were the nation's No, 1 dog catcher, John L. Lewis said yesterday, the first thing he'd do would be to impound "the sad dogs which now infest our State depart- ment." President Truman had been quoted Wednesday as saying, "I wouldn't appoint John L. Lewis dog-catcher." He couldn't afford to. the Mine Workers' chieftain retort- ed yesterday, or he "would have more brains in the dog depart- ment than in the Department of State." Lewis said in a letter to Colo- rado State Senator Neat Bishop: "Naturally, the first duty of the bureau of the dog, if staff- ed by the undersigned, would be to collect and impound the sad dogs, the .intellectual poodle dogs and the pusillanimous pups which now infest our State de- partment." (The dictionary says pusilla- nimous means: "Destitute of manly strength and firmness of mind; of weak or mean spirit; Bishop had started the whole thing a couple of years ago by suggesting-jokingly to Mr. Tru- man, an old friend, that he ap- point Lewis ambassador to Mos- cow because he offers "a more formidable appearance than Stalin, roars 'no' louder than Gromyko, hurls more choice in- vectives than Vishinsky." It was in Mr. Truman's prompt reply, made public, by Bishop only this week, that the President said he wouldn't name Lewis dog catcher. Since the President wouldn't want more brains in the dog department that in the State department, Lewis said in his letter to Bishop made public here, "his remarks to you are eminently justified." Lewis also said the President's appointment of a dog catcher would entail "creation of a new federal bureau with its accom- panying personnel of thousands of employes and, in conse- quence, aa increase to the tax burden." There was no indication whether Mr. Truman, now cruising in Chesapeake Bay, had heard about Lewis' retort. ithe program was planned i hostilities started in Korea and that the war triggered it. To Continue Calls Moreover, Pentagon spokesmen said today that as far as they knew the calling up of reserves and draftees would go ahead with- out change, whatever happens in Korea. But cessation of the Korean war would help solve an especially thorny problem for the Army. Under the Western European de- fense project the United States is committed to augmenting its forces there. The Army has been faced with the dilemma of finding troops for this purpose, while at the same time meeting the heavy demands of the Korean war. It now has only ten divisions, of which six are in [Korea and one in Germany. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and vicinity Mostly cloudy and warmer tonight and Sat- urday with occasional light rain late tonight and Saturday. Low to- night 50, high Saturday 70. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 2t hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum 71; minimum 41: noon, 71; precipitation; none; sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at Additional weather on page 10. ;