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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 16, 1953, Winona, Minnesota Fair, Continued Mild Tonight And Saturday Support Your Community Chest VOLUME 53, NO. 204 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, FRIDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 16, 1953 EIGHTEEN PAGES Drive rogram Supports Hokah Woman Hit on Street French Foreign Minister Georges Bidault, British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden anc Secretary of State John Foster Dulles, left to right, conferred in London today. They are expected to ap- prove a note inviting Russian Foreign Minister Molotov to meet with them at Lugano, Switzerland. (UP Radiophoto) Western Big Three Confers in London By SEYMOUR TOPPING LONDON The Big Three foreign ministers resumed their collective search here today for a step-by-step approach toward a solution of cold war problems. Their major task was how to keep a hot war from starting over Trieste. U S. Secretary of State Dulles, British Foreign. Secretary Eden and French Foreign Minister Bidault planned three days of confer- ences in Britain's gray and gloomy foreign office. Dulles, arriving in London last night, warned they would not pro- duce any "magic formula for peace." But he said he was "confi- dent this exchange of views among three friends will advance the cause of worldwide peace and jus- tice." Other Issues In addition to Trieste, they were to take up their new overture to the Kremlin for Soviet Foreign Minister V. M. Molotov to discuss TODAY Outlook In Korea uzzsmg Says President Confers With Governors of 12 Drought States By ED CREAGH KANSAS CITY Ei- senhower says his administration, whose farm policies have been fre- quently criticized, is almost ready to set forth a new program for agriculture. It will retain price supports. "We will have that program ref.dy for the consideration of Con- gress early next he said last that, of course, begin the exhaustive committee hearings and debate in the Con- gress. "The end result will be as sound and as carefully thought out a farm program as practical experi- ence, expert knowledge and good judgment can devise." The President spoke before the silver anniversary convention of jthe Future Farmers of America, a national farm boy organization. Turning to price supports, he de- clared, "All of us know that the price support principle must be part of any future farm program." Meets Governors Eisenhower had a breakfast meeting with governors of 12 drought-blistered states before tak- ing off for a home town visit to Abilene, Kan., next stop on his cur- rent five-day speaking tour which will take him to New Orleans, This Is No Pre-Halioween mask that 13-year-old Leroy Eranham is wearing. He was visiting neighbors and when their coal stove exploded he was burned on the face and right arm. Physicians band- aged him and he presented this appearance to his family at Indianapolis. Three other per- sons were burned, none serious- ly. (AP Wirephoto) Jury to Decide On Perjury Case, States WASHINGTON Gen, No Inquest Set in Pedestrian Death Of Mae Steif, 86 HOKAH. Minn. Mae Steif, 86, died Thursday night in a La Crosse hospital of injuries suf- fered when she was struck by a car on Hokah's main street about 5 p.m. Thursday. Houston County Coroner John Potter, who investigated the acci- dent this morning, said there would be no inquest. On Highway 44 The accident occurred on the curve of the street (Highway 44) j near St. Peter's Catholic Church, j when Miss Steif, en route to her i home at the east end of town, sud- denly crossed the street and into the path of a car driven by Cor- nelius Feuerhelm, about 40, also of Hokah. Feuerhelm was en route to La Crosse, when Miss Steif crossed from the sidewalk on the left side of the road. j Law-Observing Driver Feuerhelm said Miss Steif cross-1 Suffers by Violation ed the street just as he approach- ed the turn and he could not avoid Tiny Kenneth Nelson, 2, of Boyne City, Mich., clutches his double-barreled cork pop gun in one hand and a partridge in the other as he smiles indulgently for a photo after his "hunting" expedition. His mother, Mrs. Dorwin Nelson, left, just smiled when Kenneth announced he was going hunting. She was surprised when he returned from their yard a short time later clutching a still-warm partridge. Mrs. Nelson surmised the bird had broken its neck against a wire. Ken wouldn't talk. (AP Wirephoto) A, Germany and Austria with them, By JOSEPH ALSOP {he next in Korea and Indo. airfield is not j china and other pressing problems Kimpo now, where Sam Jaskilka's around the globe, little band of weary Marines reach- j Prime Minister Churchill was ex- ed the high ground above the air-1 pecteci 10 inject, through Eden, his strip as dusk was falling and proposai for the West's top leaders inarched through the sunset to the j to meet witn Soviet Premier Mai- bivouac by the redoubt, where the enkOV Dulles was expected to look attack came in the night. But' Britisn idea with a wary Seoul City Airport as they call it, eve hitting her. A La Crosse police ambulance was called to the scene of the accident to take Miss Steif to St. Francis Hospital where she died between 10 and 11 p.m. She never lost consciousness between the time of the accident and death. Her injuries included a head bruise and some broken bones. Deputy Sheriff There Deputy Sheriff Robert Wester- house, in Hokah at the time, in- vestigated the accident and direct- ed traffic during the rush hour. Miss Steif was born Aug. 5, 1867, and came to Hokah with her par- ents when the railroad shops were located here. She never married. A cousin, Miss Lucy Bauman, lives in La Crosse. She also has several nieces and nephews in California. Funeral services will be held Brownell said today a federal j Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Evan- grand jury will be asked to de- gelical-Reformed Church with the termine whether Warren L. Steph- Texas and the northern edge of j Mexico. He also detailed last night, in his broadcast and televised ad- j dress, what he thinks the federal I and state governments should do testimony at a House investiga- about this "drought of devastating I tjon Of "four percenters." i as he called it. stephenson acknowiedged at the enson, former local Republican leader, committed perjury in his is across the river just as Kimpo Dulles last night emphasized his view that the way to peace is was. The sandy the river too whore the lumDermg; to deal ac tram of troop-laden ducks stalled tuaJ situations which dy bluffs are there along j thh ..continuing painstaking too whore the umbering effort's to deal concr Rev. E. J. Moritz officiating. Bur- ial will be in the Mount Hope Cem- etery. Nation Enjoying Indian Summer cent fee for seeking more govern- ment business for a California niu- By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS nitions firm. Most of the nation continued to (D-Va) told Stephenson "You are I early today with showers in Wyom one of the biggest liars I have ev- j ing and western sections of Ne- for a nervous hour. The Han is the same shallow, silt-laden stream that the ducks seemed to tak-e an eternity to cross, while the Marines speculated on what sort of oppo- could become the starting points of war." The current meeting, he said, "is part of that continuing pro- shion the outfit would meet on the j cesf'' other side and Jaskilka quietly j Bidault. arriving several hours talked about what his country i later from Pans, also said: "We meant to him. j musn't expect any spectacular re- But now there is a bridge and; suits from this meeting, one rolls across in a friend's! No New Gesture car, observing the speed limit of, Both informants close the M.P.'s. I to them confirmed Squalid Suburbs were more intent on specific ways The last time, after the river was of dousing brush fires around the crossed there were long days in! world than upon making any dra- the hills above the city with the! matic new gesture to the Kremlin. Marines grimly lighting their way I There were numerous sugges- forward throuih 'the "enemy de-i lions of what the three diplomatic fenses. And after that there was i chiefs might do to keep the peace the city in flames, and the tri- in Trieste, where the British-Am- er listened to." and the govern our approach to such emergency There apparent conflicts in i enjoy Indian summer weather to- problems, he said Only in this some his testimony and tne pub., day and the outlook was for no way can we gam the advantages lished record of the dosed door j break ovcr the weekend. of local knowledge, etticiency j jlearjDgS disclosed that Rep. Hardy There were a few wet spots incentive on the one hand, and 01 the wider federal resources on the other." Whether present supports wi'l be j continued after the December 1959 expiration date, or whether the program will be drastically al- tered, as some propose, Eisenhow- er declined to prediut. Gets Honorary Degree Jimmy Dillon of Jones, La., president of the Future Farmers of America, introduced the Chief Executive to the crowd of young- sters and their guests. Dillon also presented Eisenhower with an hon- orary "farmer" degree. With a grin, Eisenhower said maybe the degree would entitle him to free Agriculture Department pamphlets PAW PAW, Mich. W) Gerald Lambert, 28, of Plainwell, Mich., obeyed the law. A passing motorist didn't. So far Lambert's the only one to suffer. Lambert w'as signaling for a left turn here yesterday when a motor- ist swung by at close quarters. The passing car struck his arm, break- ing it. Police are looking for the other driver, No Trace of Marsh in Grave Where Boy Lay KANSAS CITY HI The lime- filled grave of kidnap victim Bobby Greenlease was reopened today, but Small State Boy Drowns, Another Fatally Wounded By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Two small boys died in accidents Thursday, one accidentally shot by his brother and the second drowned. The shooting 'victim, Michael Fleischman, 12, was killed near Blackduck when his 13-year-o 1 d brother, Pat, pulled the trigger of a shotgun he didn't know was loaded. An old model, the weapon had been kept in a milk house for the control of rodents on the farm of officers found nothing to indicate Joe setting, where the two boys Head for Big Supply Bases Of Communists Landing Force Tightens Trap on 2 Chinese Divisions HANOI, Indochina. aside light Vietminh resistance, French Union forces surged today across the first range of limestone hills lying athwart their invasion path to big supply depots of the Communist-led rebels. The troops still must cross a second range before reaching the vital Vietminh of the principal targets of their new ma- jor the Phu Nho Quan area, 55 miles south of Hanoi. Thousands of other American- equipped French Union troops, meanwhile, streamed ashore from landing craft on the Gulf of Tonkin to tighten the squeeze on two crack Chinese-trained and Chinese- equipped Vietminh divisions in the area. The seaborne units hit the rain- lashed beaches on the rugged An- nam coast at Cap Rond, apparently against little rebel resistance, and quickly raced inland to threaten Thanh Hoa, 25 miles north of the landing point and 90 miles south of Hanoi. A French army spokesman hint- ed other landings might be coming. The massive drive began Thurs- day when Gen. Henri Navarre un- 1 leashed thousands of his troops with orders to paralyze the two I rebel divisions and destroy tons of war supplies the Vietminh have been building up in the area for a fall offensive of their own. The French have called the new offensive the most important ground operation of the Indochina war. another body had been there. John Downs, Buchanan County prosecutor, ordered the grave re- opened "just on an off-chance" buried been ]jvjng Michael was dead before medical aid reached the that Thomas Marsh's be there. body might farm, 16 miles northwest of Black- duck. Craig, 5, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Anderson, drowned in Lake Minnetonka after apparently falling from a retaining wall where he had been fishing. Wayzata firemen Boy, 14, Crushed in Tractor Accident STURGEON BAY, Wis. Four- brnska, light snow at Fraser, Colo., I and thundershowers at Wichita, i Kan. But except for some locally heavy fog in northern sections of Carl Austin Hall, who confessed kidnaping and slaying 6-year-old, Bobby, first said the child was recovered the body, shot to death by Marsh. Later he' absolved Marsh, saying he alone shot the boy. Officials have speculated that the missing Marsh, an ex-convict, also had been killed. Held in the Jackson County Jail here with Hall is Mrs. Bonnie Brown Heady, who admitted lur- ing Bobby from his school Sept. 28 and turning him over to Hall. in the yard of her FARGO, N.D. of the strikebound Northern Transit Co. j remained in the terminal for the Illinois and Indiana the rest of i St. Joseph, Mo., home. Downs said second dav today although there reoenin was merel a dou- the country had fair weather. j the reopening was merely a dou- was no r'epetition of demonstra- teen-year-old Ervin Mertens was wa Temperaturcs early today rang- 1 ble check and that he believed tne tjons ed from 28 at Cadillac, Mich., to grave had been dug deep enough Qf twQ nignts crushed to death Thursday when a tractor overturned as he was plowing on his brother-in-law's farm near here. The boy. son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Mertens of rural Luxem- burg, apparently lost control of the tractor in making a turn. The Readings were in the 80s in Midwest areas accident occurred on the Mervin LaCrosse farm in the Town of Svastopol. umphal entry of Doughs Mac- Arthur and Syngman Rhoe, and erican decision last week to turn their occupation Zone A over to the ceremony of celebration, with! Italy brought a threat from Yugo- MarArthur-matuu'ioquent yet some-! slavia's President Tito to move in how so stirring, in the grand hall his own troops from Zone B which of the hideous, half-ruined capi-ithey already occupy. These were tal, where the smoke stink leaked some of the ideas reported under through the broken roof and for his Gettysburg, Pa., farm. An audience of that packed Kansas City's Municipal i Auditorium to the roof cheered Ei- senhower's espousals of self-reli- 1 ance even more loudly than his, promises of federal action alone SeaSOn Set to Open to meet drought, falling prices and other problems. Eisenhower said studies bv the at the time Bobby's body was re- covered to rule out the possibility of. anything else being buried there. A 3 B Asd c couple of North Korean corpses had only been half tucked out of sight by the entrance. But now there arc squalid sub- urbs, and then the brisk, busy, al- (Continued on Paqe 13 Column 4) j agreement. consideration: 1. Delay withdrawal of the Anglo American forces from Zone A. 2. Try to persuade Italy to send only police, not troops, into Zone and then try to get Tito's ALSOPS WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and Vicinity Fair and continued mild tonight and Satur- day. Low tonight 52, high Satur- day SO. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 in. today: Maximum, S2; minimum, 50: noon, 76; precipitation, none: sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER (No. Central Observations) Max. temp. TS at p.m. Thurs- day, rain. -55 nt a.m. today. Noon 75. sky clear 3. Agree to Tito's proposal for I a conference of Italy, Yugoslavia, j Britain and the United States, with France a possible fifth at- tendant. Presumably such a conference would require considerable arrang- ing. In Rome yesterday Premier Giuseppe Pella told the Big Three's ambassadors that Italy would take part in the get-together when she and Yugoslavia were on "equal Italy in Zone A. or with Yugoslav troops out of Zone B. New Orleans Crowded For Sesquecentennial NEW ORLEANS Or leans was crowded today with] visibility 12 mile-s, Vi cairn, bar- visitors pouring in to witness the! ometer 30.12 decreasing, humidity: climax of the Louisiana Purchase I iS per cent [Sesquecentennial. I KANSAS CITY of i chairman of the governors' drought 1 drought-stricken states presented a I conference here, said the Prc-si federal-state share-the-cost pro- administration and are near "the final will Congress PIERRE, S.D. W) A walking gram to President Eisenhower to- army capable of throwing over four j day and got an agreement for fed- tons of lead at once from its scat-1 eral assistance in feeding starving cattle. n Thornton of Colorado, terguns heads into the field to hunt South Dakota's beautiful and tasty be put before the legislators rmgneck pheasant Saturday. early next year. President Eisenhower met with governors of drought states at Kansas City today. Seated, left to right: Phil Donnelly, Mo.: Dan Thornton, Colo., chairman of the National Governors Conference; President Eisenhower; John S. Battle, Va.; Agri- culture Secretary Ezra Benson; Edwin L, Me- chem, N. M. Standing, left to right: Johnston Murray, Okla.; Frank G. Clements, Tenn.; Fran- cis Cherry, Ark.; Edward F. Arn, Kan.; Hugh White, Miss.: Civil Defense Director Val Peter- son; Allan Shivers, Tex., and Lt. Gov. Emerson Beauchamp, Ky. (UP Telephoto) dent, who breakfasted with the Thursday night. Some crowds gathered in the terminal area Thursday night, but police, with orders to arrest any- one in the restricted zone, main- tained order. North Dakota Sens. Lar.ger and j Young were asked Thursday to intercede with Gov. Brunsdale to make permanent a suspension of bus service here until the nearly 4-month-old bus drivers strike is settled. The plea was sent to the Wash- ington offices of North Dakota's two senators by W. W. Murrey, president of the State Federation Senate Probers Plan to Quiz Convicted Spy governors, was pleased with the Labor. states' action. Thornton quoted the President as Hnnpvmnnnprs saying their share-the-cost pro-! noneymooners gram fitted in with his views "fime in Food Cooler the best government is government on the local level. j KENOSHA, Wis. Chica- The President shared a hearty goans spent half an hour of their country-style breakfast with the 12 I honeymoon Wednesday night lock- ed in a food cooler at a rural tavern and restaurant near here. In addition, they were robbed of several hundred dollars and jewel- governors, then took off by plane for a quick trip to his boyhood home in Abilene, Kan. Thornton said the President had assured them no state would be penalized in the drought relief program if it could not put up any state funds. Agriculture Secretary Benson, also here for the confer- ence, confirmed that. Benson said the funds to share the cost of transporting hay would be allocated on the basis of the The couple, Mr. and Mrs. John Volpentesta, was seated in the Knotty Pine Restaurant, Highways 41 and 50, when three young, clean- shaven men entered brandishing guns. The trio took Volpentesta's wal- let, which contained and his watch. They also took from wan-ii. J.iicj' aiau iiuiu number of cattle in drought dis-1 the cash regisleri S16 frora the wai. aster areas. let of bartender Vern Caldwell, a watch from waitress Mrs. Hattie Waterstredt, four bottles of liquor, an electric toaster and a pair of woman's suede shoes. Then they locked the honeymoon- ers and four restaurant employes Illegal Parking Slips Cost Violator DETROIT into court to answer 124 charges of illegal I in the food cooler and jammed parking over the last three years, i the door. Thirty minutes later the Clyde Carr told Traffic' Judge I wife of the proprietor, Peter Di George T. Murphy: "They just Callo, found the holdup victims slipped my mind." The slips cost I when she heard pounding and muf- him I fled cries. David Greenglass NEW YORK Senate investi- gators planned today to question atom spy David Greenglass at the federal penitentiary at Lewisburg, Pa., on what he knows about radar espionage. Although reports circulated that Sen. Joseph McCarthy (R-Wis) would go to Lewisburg Saturday to conduct the questioning person- ally, the senator said today he still was' waiting to hear from the De- partment of Justice as to when an appointment could be made. McCarthy, chairman of the Sen- ate permanent investigations com- mittee, had indicated Thursday he would send subcommittee agents to do the questioning. Evidence that Julius Rosenberg, executed atom spy, also master- mined a spy ring at Ft. Monmouth, N. J., where radar defenses against atomic attack are devised, turned attention to Greenglass. Greenglass, a member of the atomic spy ring, escaped with a 15-year sentence in the Rosenberg case after testifying for the gov- ernment. He is a brother of Ros- enberg's wife, Ethel, who also was executed for her part in the atomic plot. Kenny Institute Chief Injured MINNEAPOLIS Wl Dr. E. J. Huenekens, 68, chief of staff at the Elizabeth Kenny Institute, was in poor condition today following an auto-truck accident Thursday. Huenekens suffered a fractured rib and leg. A pediatrician, Hue- nekens is also vice president of the Minneapolis Board of Public Welfare, which administers Gen- eral Hospital. ;