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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 6, 1952, Winona, Minnesota Continued Cool Tonight, Somewhat Warmer Tuesday Iffttf National Newspaper Week VOLUME 52, NO. 196 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINCNA, MINNESOTA, MONDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 6, 1952 TWENTY PAGES World Series Line Score YANKS 7 DODGERS 1 2 3 H E 789 aura Details on 17. Ike Ready to Rip Into Truman in Last Lap of Drive By DON WHITEHEAD ABOARD EISENHOWER SPECIAL W> Dwight D. Eisenhower beamed his political charm on Washington State today amid signs that a rip-snorting Eisenhower-Truman feud will highlight the final month of the presidential campaign. Eisenhower has scrapped his "no personalities" tactics and aides say he can be expected to rip into President Truman in future speeches as he did Saturday mgh.t in Fargo, N. D. The GOP presidential nominee- completing his first cross-continent his bid for Wash- ington's nine electoral votes with TODAY Democratic Strategy Goes Awry By JOSEPH ALSOP ABOARD THE PRESIDENT'S CAMPAIGN this extraordinary train of Harry S. Truman's, it is frankly admitted that the Democratic campaign strategy has gone slightly awry. The idea, of course, was for Gov. Adlai E. Stevenson to make his mark with the voters during Sep- tember, while the President kept silent. Then, with Stevenson al- ready established as a major na-, tional personality, the said, "I am told, salvo after was to get in his licks, as he is red hot salvo was fired at me. Now, I merely say that I have I been shot at by rear artillery. 11 am far too old to be greatly dis- turbed by noisy but harmless blanks. "However, it seems that we are supposed to accept that kind of racket as typifying the purpose or nature the current Democratic campaign: sound without sub- stance; promise without perfor- mance; howls without harmony." His audience roared with laugh- ter. And Eisenhower appeared to a brief morning speech in Spokane. Then he was to visit Ephrata, Wenatchee and Everett before making a major speech in Seattle tonight. He was expected in these speeches to outline his views on reclamation and power develop- ment. Stung by Eisenhower was stung to anger by the attacks on him by Truman, who asserted he was a "front man" for special lobby interests. Saturday night in Fargo Eisen- hower opened his address by re- minding his audience that "an- other campaign" had preceded his through the city a few days before. This was a reference to Truman's appearance. "Now from its rear Charles B. Hentgei Young Man Admits Attack On Boy, 6 ST. PAUL UP) former Marine "get it off my Sunday he had A husky young who wanted to chest" confessed attacked a New Adlai Working Up New Attack On Communism Cites Prosperity In Swing Through Minnesota, Iowa By DOUGLAS B. CORNELL SPRINGFIELD, 111, Ad- lai E. Stevenson's campaign for the presidency reached a cross roads a shift in em- phasis and issues. From a series of speeches built largely around selling the idea that another Democratic election vic- tory will mean continued prosper- ity, the Democratic nominee turned to drafting a major address on the j menace of Communism. I The prosperity theme ran through speeches Friday and Saturday in Ohio, Iowa and Minnesota. The Communism issue, on the basis present plans, is to be the topic of a major address in Detroit to- morrow first major ad- dress of a five-day aerial sortie into seven states in the Midwest and Deep South. From using a deft, sharp needle to jab at the GOP and at Repub- lican candidate Dwight D. Eisen- 2 Youths Admit Local urglanes Mishaps Claim Lives of 9 In Minnesota By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Violence claimed the lives of nine persons in Minnesota over the weekend, with traffic mishaps blamed for most of the deaths. Two accidents took four lives. M-Sgt. Edgar Allen Pope, attached to the Osceola Air Force base, and Mrs. Esther Hampton, 569 Olson Boulevard, Minneapolis, were kill- ed Sunday night when their car apparently went out of control and Of hower Stevenson apparently has j plunged down a 300-foot embank- rPSKtanrc when arrested I switched to a sledgehammer ap- ment. Chisago County Sheriff Hen- no resistance when arresteaj N Stream said the car was i shortly after midnigh at the home Minnesota toward Osceola and was m SUbUlban As he swung9 through Ohio, Iowa going down a very steep.hill. bia Heights. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Boor, Fingel, Tamps F 'rvnch Ramsev County' and Minnesota at the close of last) Mr. N. D., were fatally injured .in a attorney, will question him today., He is being held without charge, j premise that the American SLx-year-old Lawrence Dawson have been pretty happy and pros; is recovering from a fractured Perous for the _of_20 skull and cuts suffered when at- tacked near the New Brighton school grounds after recess Thurs- day. He was found bleeding in a road culvert. A widespread search had been conducted for Hentges since he told his mother Friday he had at- tacked the boy. The young brick- yard worker said he had hidden in the woods near Camden since Friday. now doing What has gone wrong is that the Illinois governor has somehow fail- ed to register really vividly with the broad mass of the electorate. You discover (his failure among the amazing crowds that run out every- where for Truman. Although the President himself is unfailingly generous, the Stevenson failure is acknowledged by the more realis- tic members of Truman's own en- tourage. It has been much discuss- ed by the Democratic candidates and attendant politicians who have swarmed through this Wain from Montana onwards. Dim Figure The truth is that out in this part of the country at least, Adlai Stev- enson still remains a fairly dim years under Democratic adminis- two-ear crash near Campbell, in Western Minnesota Saturday night. Mrs. Ida Augustine, 67-year-old cook in a Minnesota City restau- tration That, obviously, was in- rant, was killed when she was tended to counter the Republican I struck by a car as she crossed a time-for-a-change chant, and Ei- j street to her home. Renee Langevin, 7, Cromwell, Minn., was killed by a blast from a shotgun held by her 9-year-old senhower's statements that dollars aren't worth as much as they used to be. prosperity. "False prosperity, he snorted. "As false as money in the bank, fertilizer in the soil, a new tractor, and chine. a new washing ma- .highway commissioner, be enjoying himself too in this j today about Amendment 5. new kind of assault on his opposi-' Gov. Anderson, Hoffmann Confer On Amendment 5 ST. PAUL W) Gov. C. Elmer Anderson and M. J. Hoffman state j JJen at MtaneapoUs and .9 '_ r I tion. i Din He took off his spectacles and leaned on the rostrum. "Now the whole is blended into figure to most of the people who j a raucous din and jangle led for will go to the polls only a seven years by the drum major from now. The trouble does not seem to be that Stevenson's speeches have been too elevated or too "high lev- although a tough more political of the administration's he said. "He asserts that the Demo- crats must march to the weird clatter he inspires, but his hand- picked lieutenant shows definite pugnacity might have helped. Judg- signs of annoyance, even disagree- ing by all the signs, the trouble is that only a few of the voters have either heard or read what Stevenson has had to say. In part, it had better be confess- ed, the blame lies with the news- papers and allied businesses. They have gone all-out to build up Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, while merely according Stevenson the limited .privilege of a chilly hear- ing. Eisenhower was a nationally ad- vertised product long before the campaign began. Not Well-Known Stevenson was not well-known ex- cept in Illinois, and had no ready- made audience. Thus the almost unanimous coldness the engines of publicity has been a particularly heavy handicap to the Illinois gov- ernor. In part, however, the fault is clearly Stevenson's. His handicap was plain from the start. The way to overcome the handicap was also vigorously and imagina- tively exploiting Stevenson's re- markable radio and television per- sonality from the beginning. He ought to have built his campaign around regular and frequent fire- side chats, plus perhaps national question programs. These would have concentrated attention on him, and have given meaning to the scattered shots of his cross country campaigning. The value of this method was early discussed at Stevenson head- quarters. It has at last been rec- ognized, according to report, be- cause of the success of Stevenson's fireside talk from Springfield a few days ago. It is a bit late now, however, to get (he original Stevenson-Tru- man strategy into working order again. Truman is stumping now, and with great effectiveness if one can judge by his huge and enthu- siastic audiences. With the Presi- dent marching across the country, pouring it on the Republicans with inexhaustible vigor, it will be hard for Stevenson to recapture his rightful place at the head of the parade. At the same time, this distinct dislocation of the original Demo- cratic strategy ought not to inspire any Republican complacency. Maybe the people already wholly (Continued on Page 11, Column 4) ALSOPS ment. He has gone so far as to im- ply that the drum major has made a mess of things. so confusion reigns among them. And now we are getting an educated accent welded on to the old Democrat demagoguery." This was the kind of "give-em- hell" talk that Eisenhower had never attempted before. His lieu- tenants were elated by the reaction from the Fargo audience. It appeared that Eisenhower may aim his heaviest fire at Tru- (Confinued on Page 14, Column 5) IKE Hoffmann said afterwards that he and his department have fol- lowed a course of neutrality on the amendment. The amendment, up for vote Nov. 4, would give rural roads 25 "You will find your reasons for supporting the Democratic party in debt-free farms, in markets for your harvest, in your strong co- operatives, in the homes you own, in the vacations you take, in your tiew security in schools in plans you can make for your future." All day long Saturday, at Ft. finally at St. Paul, Stevenson took harder and harder swats at Eisen- hower and the GOP. He built up to a climax in St. Paul, where he named names and even called a few. He called Eisenhower a captive to the GOP "Old a man Hitter, St. Paul, was a. hit-run driver early j LU UJt; VJWA V1U uudxu, per cent of the rooney collected who ..seems to have embraced or for automobile licenses and mum- j been by the most reck- cipalities and rural areas would split up another ten per cent on a population basis. The remainder would go to the state trunk high- way fund, which now gets it all, At Charleston CHARLESTON, W.Va, John J. Sparkman, Democratic vice presidential nominee, was here for a luncheon speech today, opening a two-day swing in a bid for West Virginia votes. Woman 107 INDIANAPOLIS W) Mrs. Alice much to her annoyance. She was bruised Sunday when she fell out of bed. The" Illinois governor summed it j brother when it was discharged ac- up in Minneapolis when he hit at cidentally. the GOP as talking about false Another shotgun mishap took the life of Alan JIatheny, 19, as he hunted near his home at Black- duck. The gun slipped from the edge of a boat as he and compan- ions were hunting in a rice bed. George LeRoy Asche, 23, Worth- ington, was killed near there early Sunday when his car went out of control and rolled over._ Edward killed by Saturday. In the Asche accident, three other persons were injured. Patricia A- trops, 19, suffered a severe back injury, Douglas Nystrum, 23, lac- erations and Verna Hunt, 20, bruis- es and shock, All are of Worth- jngton. Ramsey Grand Jury Hears Stafford King ST. PAUL Ramsey County Grand Jury today opened its investigation of the King bribe case with State Auditor Stafford King as the first witness. King charged during his unsuc- cessful campaign for the Republi- can nomination for governor that he had been offered to with- draw from the race. He lost to Gov. C. Elmer Anderson. Waiting to testify were the Rev. Ivan S. Cowman, pastor of the Cleveland Avenue Methodist Church, and Gideon Seymour, exe- cutive editor of the Minneapolis Star and Tribune. Cowman gave the first public account of the alleged bribe at- tempt in a sermon. Names of other witnesses called to testify have not been made pub- lic. County Attorney Lynch said there will be 18 in all. Two-Thirds Vote Required by Law ST. PAUL city of Inter- less and embittered wing of his party." He said Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy of Wisconsin is a "champion of the inquisition, champion of trial by1 ordeal and slander." He said Sen. Robert A. Taft of Ohio is the political mentor of the general and a man who has "made opposition a matter of principle." Lusty Boos While his audience cut loose with lusty boos, Stevenson said McCar- thy, Taft, and other GOP senators would be part of a "murderers' row" in the Senate, in charge of key committees, if the Republicans elect to a11 the Eisenhower has endorsed (Continued on Page 14, Column 4) ADLAI A Safe Stolen From Doerer's fuel products firm in the West End was recovered by police following the apprehension during the -weekend of two youths responsible for a series of breakins and thefts in the city. Surveying the safe, left to right, are Assist- ant Chief of Police Everett Laak, Chief A. J. Bingold and De- tective George R. Meyers. Meyers is holding a cash register drawer taken by the youths in another breakin. (Republican-Herald photo) U. S. Wants War, Malenkov Charses By EDDY GILMORE MOSCOW M. Malen- kov opened the 19th All-Soviet Communist Party Congress last night with an hours-long denun- ciation of the United States and its who he said were bent on world domination and war with the Soviet Union. Keynoting the first such party congress in 13 years, the leading member of the Soviet Union's rul- ing Politburo charged the United States is driving the capitalistic world toward economic break- down and war, while the Soviet Union seeks only peace and is growing ever stronger and more prosperous. Joseph Stalin, and an audience of delegates in the Kremlin's great hall heard Malenkov as he Two Perish In New York Hotel Fire charged the "bosses" of the United States had decided to peace and prepare a I NEW YORK socially prom- inent San Francisco banker and j his woman companion died yester- day in a fire in the fashionable Hotel Warwick. The two were identified as Lloyd Wiseman, 46, of Berkeley, Calif., Some of the 82 F-S4-G Tbunderjets of the 27th fighter-escort wing en route to join the Far East Air Forces are shown lined up at Travis Air Force Base in California prior to their flight to Hawaii. (A.P. Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald) national Falls must obtain a two- j a vice president of the Crocker thirds vote of the City Council be- First National Bank of San Fran- fore it can build a new municipal I cisco, and Mary Driscoll, 40, of liquor store building, Attorney j West Newton, Mass. General Burnquist ruled today. WEATHER FEDERAL. FORECAST Winona and vicinity Partly cloudy, continued unseasonably cool tonight. Tuesday generally fair with slightly rising temperature in the afternoon. Low tonight 28, high Tuesday 50. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 in. Sunday: Maximum, 50; minimum, 28; noon, 41; precipitation, none. Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 43; minimum, 30; noon, 43; precipitation, none; sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER (CAA Maximum temperature 43 at 12.30 p. m. Sunday; minimum 33 at a, m. today. Noon 16 to 22 miles from north and north- west, clouds at feet, overcast; visibility 15 miles; barometer 30.21, steady; humidity 19 per tent. Additional weather on Page 10. Police said Wiseman checked into the hotel alone last Wednesday and registered for Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Wiseman. Miss Driscoll arrived in New York Friday after telling her mother in Massachusetts she planned to meet some girl friends and look for a job here. Wiseman, a grandfather, gave the fire alarm himself in a tele- phone call to the night clerk. Hotel employes then chopped through the door of their 29th-story room. They found Wiseman and his companion nude and unconscious banker on the floor, she stretched across a window sill- police said. Their clothes may have been burned off. Wiseman was dead when a doc- tor arrived. Miss Driscoll died 14 hours later. Newsmen were barred from the room. A hotel employe said it was gutted and that several empty and one partly drained whisky bottles were in the room. The fire apparently started near the bed, possibly from a cigarette. It was confined to Wiseman's room. Wiseman had come to New York after attending a bankers' conven- tion in Atlantic City, N. J. 'wreck the new a war on the Soviet Union, the "chief opponent of a new war and the chief pillar of peace." Peace The Soviet Union, Malenkov con- tinued, is "unwaveringly carrying out a policy of peaceful co-opera- tion with all but he warned that because of the "threats of new aggression from the side of the Western warmong- ers, it is strengthening and will strengthen its defense capabili- ties." Malenkov's long speech was made public first on a broadcast early today by Tass, the Soviet news agency. (Non-Communist re- porters are not attending the Con- gress The keynote address, delivered in the past by Stalin himself, pre- sumably laid the basis for policies to be approved by the Congress. (Malenkov is generally regarded as Stalin's most likely successor.) Also on the agenda of the Con- gress sessions, expected to last a week, are approval of the new five-year plan launched 18 months ago for vast increases in indus- trial and agricultural production, and major changes in the party's organization, including replace- ment of the Politburo and Organ- ization Bureau (Orgburo) by a Presidium. M a I e n k o v's bitter charges against the United States were pre- ceded by similar accusations from another Politburo member, former Foreign Minister V. M. Molotov, who denounced U. S. "ruling cir- cles" for creating "aggressive war alliances like the North Atlantic bloc directed against peace-loving states of the Soviet Union, the Chi- nese Peoples Republic and coun- tries of the peoples democracies." The bosses of the U n i d said Molotov, knew from the experience of the Hitler- ites that it was impossible even to dream about world dom- ination without the use of force." Malenkov Charged the United States with creating bases through- out the world and "remilitarizing West Germany and Japan" for "criminal purposes." These were some of his other charges against the United States: Other Charges The U. S. "is refusing to ban atom and germ weapons and re- duce conventional armaments." The Soviet Union wants to do so. The tl. S. "refuses to conclude a .peace pact." Russia wants one. The U. S. "knocks together ag- gressive blocs against peace-lov- ing peoples, while con- cluded by the Soviet Union with foreign states are aimed exclusive- ly at the struggle against revival (Continued on 14, Column 1) U.S. WANTS 6 Thefts Solved By Confession; Stole Automobile Tell Police and Sheriff Loot Amounted to Weekend arrests of two juveniles by Sheriff George Fort and Wino- na police have closed the books on a half-dozen recent breakins and thefts in the city, including the theft of a safe containing more than S100 from Doerer's, 1070 W. 5th St., and an attempted safe- cracking at the W. T. Grant Store, 66 E. 3rd St. The burglars were identified as two Winona and 17 years old, of whom has no previous police record. The older youth has been juvenile authorities on several pre- vious occasions for various of- fenses. Sheriff Fort took the older youth into custody late Saturday after- noon while police arrested the sec- ond when he returned from a brief visit in Minneapolis Sunday night. Chief Bingold revealed that early today the 16-year-old dictated a three-page statement to him, As- sistant Chief of Police Everett Laak and Detective George K. Meyers admitting the series of thefts which netted loot amounting to nearly Confetcion Sheriff George Fort, likewise, has obtained a similar admission from the 17-year-old who was taken into custody during the sheriff's inde- pendent investigation of breakins and thefts' in the county. The sheriff said the older youth has admitted that he drove the stolen car used by the pair on the evening they removed the safe from Doerer's and the sheriff in- dicated that formal charges of au- tomobile theft will be filed against the 17-year-old. This morning, the younger youth was being questioned further by Chief Bingold, Laak and Meyers at police headquarters while his accomplice, held in the juvenile de- tention room of the county jail, was being quizzed by Sheriff Fort regarding several thefts here and in Goodview. Chief Bingold said that the state- ment dictated today by the 16-year- old shows the pair responsible for: The Doerer's breakin Sept. 17. An unsuccessful safe-crack- ing attempt at Grant's, Sept. 21. The breakin and theft of SlOO from the Bright Spot, 253 Jack- son St., Sept, 6. The theft of S20 from Brandt's Grocery, 477 E. San- born St., Aug. 17. The theft of in a break- in at the Catholic Recreational Center early in August. The youth also confirmed state- ments made by his older compan- ion to Sheriff Fort that the two stole a car owned by Dr, Philip v-R. Heise, 203 E. Broadway, for use on the evening they stole the safe from Doerer's. The younger boy further alleged that his conversations with his companion indicated that the 17- year-old was responsible for a breakin at the Stevenson Coal Co., 73 W. Mark St., Aug. 7 and the West End Recreation Center Aug. 25. No formal statements regarding these two breakins had been ob- tained at noon, however. Several arrows and an archery bow were taken from the recreation center but apparently nothing of value was taken from the fuel company. Arrests Follow Tips Both the police and sheriff made their arrests from tips supplied by persons who had heard the youths speak of the series of breakins. The younger boy was taken into custody Sunday night after he had returned from a one-day visit in Minneapolis. Meyers said that he received bis tip Saturday afternoon from a youth who refused to disclose the identity of the two burglars. Sunday morning, Meyers and Laak went to see the father of the boy who had given them the-orig- inal information and the father said that he had heard his son mention the last name of the 16- year-old. Sheriff Fort, previously had in- terviewed the informant Friday when he questioned him regarding the theft of several handbags from (Continued on Page 3, Column 7} YOUTHS ;