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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 18, 1952, Winona, Minnesota Fair, Warmer Tonight, Generally Fair Sunday BESURETO VOLUME 52, NO. 207 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, SATURDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 18, 1952 SIXTEEN PACES William C. Bullitt, former ambassador to Bussia and France, was the principal speaker at the outdoor rally. With Bullitt, left to right on the speaker's platform, are Cong. August H. Andresen, Sen. Edward J. Thye and Gov, C. Elmer Ander- son. (Republican-Herald photos) TODAY Honesty Best in Campaign By JOSEPH and STEWART ALSOP GOP Leaders at Rally Bute Flays 'Blind Strategy ol Truman By GORDON HOLTE Republican-Herald Staff Writer One of America's former ambassadors to Moscow, r: i 1 a a frpP-SwinEritlCT N Bern" reunited William C. Bullitt, Friday launched a free-swinging at- N Bern, after a good many weeks of cross country barnstorming, these re- porters have tried to pool their impressions of the presidential campaign to date. The result, it may as well be admitted, has not been immensely enlightening. Yet there is one point of strong agree- ment. Some very phoney cliches are now being parroted by all and sundry. One such phoney is the story that Gov. Adlai E. Stevenson "has j been talking over the head of the average man." This one is oddly reminiscent of the soothing prom- ises of the professional huckster; j that you can join the national elite by buying this mass-produced toothpaste or that mass-purchased deodorant. People are a bit cynical about! the huckster's promises nowadays, but a lot of them take the Steven- son story with comic literalness. Stevenson Cements Ties In Texas Reaffirms Sfand Offshore Oil Belongs to U.S. By JACK BELL EN ROUTE WITH STEVENSON 'M Gov. Adlai Stevenson cemented relations with the regular Demo- crats of Texas today after challeng- ing Gov. Allan Shivers and other bolters on their home grounds in Ft. Worth and Dallas. The Democratic presidential nominee who reaffirmed at the Dallas State Fair last night his op- position to giving Texas title to the potentially oil rich submerged lands up to 10 miles off its shores planned a breakfast conference with venerable but vigorous John Nance Garner, former vice presi- dent. After an hours stop in Uvalde, Tex., the Illinois governor's hasti- ly-coupled up campaign train was scheduled to roll into San Antonio. Then he planned to fly to Houston, regarded as the principal Texas stronghold of his Republican op- ponent, Gen. Dwight D. Eisen- hower. Hopes to Carry State Sen. Lyndon Johnson of Texas, traveling with Stevenson through the Lone Star State, told this re- .porter he Stevenson will carry the state, despite the defec- tion of Shivers, Atty. Gen. Price Daniel, the Democratic senatorial uluth Kidnap usp ect C nominee, and others who have bolt- Ike Gives Marshall Pat on Back By JAMES DEVLIN AH over the country, perfectly im-j a "no deal" man. peccably average men and women j The GOP nominee, in a speech rather smugly tell you, "of course, i at Newark, N. J., said his ultimate Gov. Stevenson says is over decisions were his alone. the head of the average guy, but I think he is the best speaker I've ever heard." Compliment to Voter Thus what was originally Repub- lican propaganda against Steven- son has now transformed enjoy- TT _ i ment of a Stevenson speech into a j tf "sUcC ity. More and more millions are becoming noble this easy way. and policies of appeasement' uimmi of the Truman administration which have lelt the on so-caUed tideiands issue, in mortal peril in greater danger than on the) AS he has done on other issues, of Pearl Harbor." I Stevenson picked tie hottest possi- Speaking against a'torch-lit backdrop at an outdoor j e Winona County Republican Day rally from the steps, the one-time ambassador to Russia and ranee :-ust one, charged Democratic policy mak- Stevenson charged that "misun- derstanding has been spread deli- berately" about the tideiands ques- tion. He said the Supreme Court had held that title to the lands belongs to the United States, adding: "We can't have it both ways. We can't be for the Supreme Court on Monday and against it on Tues- day." He said he was "astonished at the false propaganda which has been spread about the Supreme Court decision." "The Republicans and, I am ashamed to .say, a few erstwhile Democrats have charged that the government is trying to steal your inland rivers, your filled lands and even your he said. "They have told you falsely that the school children of Texas are being robbed of apiece. Charges Denied "There is not one crumb of truth in.any of those charges which the general talked about so blithely missioner Oscar Lund; GOP Na- during the well-deserved birthday tional Committeeman George Et-1 reception you gave him." zell of Clarissa; State Chairman j This was an allusion to Eisen- K. Peterson, Minneapolis; State j Bower's statements that he favors giving the states title to the sub- merged lands, made during his visit to the state on his birthday The USNS Wacissa, a Navy-owned tanker, perches nose-down atop a rocky reef in Frobisher Bay, Labrador, after running aground while on a refueling mission to nearby Frobisher Bay Air Field. The Navy received word from the Canadian ers with having been "bamboozled by Stalin" and waging "a war I without victory" in Korea. 1 The address delivered from an improvised platform on a sound- j truck to a cold-numbed crowd of I about 200 was primarily devoted to j a scathing denunciation of the "Trumanite folly" in world affairs. Earlier in the evening he had met with top-level local and state Republican leaders at a dinner Sin the Hotel Winona where he _______ (leveled his sights on the presiden- NEW YORK itfi Gen. Dwight jtial candidacy of Adlai Stevenson D. Eisenhower gave a pat on the whom he described as "a dupe back to Gen. George C. Marshall last night and said that he is still He appeared obviously to be re- plying to Democratic accusations that he had come under the thumb Joseph McCarthy. In doing so, he replied also to President Truman's charge at of Soviet psychological warfare." The bald, fluent diplomat who represented the United States in Russia from 1933 to 1936 and in France from 1936 to 1941 was ac- companied here by a cortege of GOP notables including Sen. Ed- ward J. Thye, Cong. August H. Andresen; Gov. C. Elmer Ander- Taft 8nd Sen' son; Railroad and Warehouse Com- mentor and wartime I Treasurer Chairman Merle Olson, Cannon Technically, Eisenhower was Falls; Ancher Nelsen, Republican without even the bother of return-1 resting today'but actually he was [candidate for lieutenant governor Wednesday ing a box-top. preparing speeches and strategy Not all Stevenson's speeches j for nis first campaign swjng int0 have been successful, to be sure, i on Monday, hard on Every so often he lets his entour-; the heels of Truman. The general (Continued on Page 5, Column 3) was due to spend today and to- ALSOPS Taft Denies Charges of Anti-Semitism CINCINNATI I-PI Sen. Robert A, Taft said last night it is "out- rageous" to link the Republicans and their presidential candidate, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, with morrow in New York, with no an- nounced engagements. Camp Cheered His camp was cheered mean- while by the pronouncement of Sen. Harry F. Byrd, Virginia Democrat, that he could not sup- port the Democratic national ticket. headed by Gov. Adlai Stevenson. I An Eisenhower adviser said last week that Eisenhower's best chance of capturing a Southern state lay in Byrd did not come out for the Democratic national slate. The Eisenhower forces were en- couraged also by a turnout esti- mated by police at about persons to greet him last night in Jersey Democratic strong- hold once vuled by "boss" Frank "anti Semitism, anti "-Catholi I Hague. Hague no longer controls cism and anti-foreignism." the_ Democratic organization there. A statement that the Republicans and others. Visiting dignitaries were intro- duced at both the dinner session and platform rally by William S. L. Christensen, Winona County GOP vice-chairman, and the guests were welcomed by Chairman Carrol Sy- verson. (Continued on Page 3, Col. 2) GOP RALLY Stevenson said that as a matter of fact the oil income from the lands in question was so small "that there are some who say that those lands are richer in votes than in oil." Can't Back Adlai, Sen. Byrd Says WINCHESTER, Va. Sen. F. Byrd, a Southern Demo- crat long at odds with the Truman administration, says he can not endorse the Stevenson-Sparkman ticket or the Democratic platform. "Endorsement means to recom- mend, and this I can not Byrd said in a state-wide radio broadcast. He concluded with: "Al- ways I have been a Virginia Dem- ocrat; always I will remain one." Hartley Labor Law, (2) a compul- sory fair employment practices bill and (3) a change in Senate rules to prevent filibusters. In his successful campaign for said, he made "definite commitments which Holds Off Man With Gun Until Police Arrive Captured Near Eveleth; Abducted Bride in Hospital DULUTH, Minn. Wi An armed suspect in the abduction and attack of a newlywed Duluth woman was captured near Eveleth about a. m. today by a St. Louis County employe who held the man at bay with a 30-30 caliber rifle until po- lice arrived. An automobile the suspect stole at gunpoint from a Superior, Wis. salesman near Meadowlands, about 40 miles northwest of Duluth late yesterday led to his capture. Sheriff Sam Owens of St. Louis county said the suspect gave the name of Grover Shaeffer, 22, and said he was from Kahoka, Mo. Sheriff Owens said the suspect will be questioned in Duluth in the abduction and attack on Mrs. Ed- ward R. Rot, 27, who with her husband was forced from her Duluth home at gunpoint Thurs- j day night by a man who called about renting a room. Two-Hour Ride At Indian Point, an isolated part of the Lake Superior Shore near the Duluth Zoo, Rot was ordered from the car and the abductor took Mrs. Rot for a two hour ride .until her husband's auto ran out of WASHINGTON l-Pi-The Wage gasoijne Stabilization Board (WSB) today Immediately after that, the hun- base that an 11-man salvage crew managed to re- float the ship. It had been feared that winter jce would crush the Wacissa before she could be freed from her rocky trap. (Military Sea Transport Serv- ice Photo via AP Wirepholo) iWSB Chops 21' Off Coal Miners Boost chopped 21 per cent off the S1.90 ted man appeared at the home of transcend in importance any other obligations that may exist in de- termining my attitude in the present presidential campaign." j If the Taft-Hartley Law were headed Byrd did not say who would get j repealed, he contended, "nothing his vote in the presidential elec-1 will be put in its place to curb tion Nov. 4. It was not his duty, (the power of the labor bosses." _. he added, "to urge the people to And _ compulsory FEPC would j approve tne fun 51.90, if the board, Chairman Archibald ris l fiusl I Seglem offered to drive him to a would !flUinS statlon' toe man pointed a pisto1 at Seglem and fled in the raachine alter a shot Cox, joined with industry members in knocking 40 cents oil the in- crease. Labor members voted to vote for any candidate." have "disastrous effects" as the missed the car's owner. An intensive police hunt was organized in northeastern Minne- sota. A clue to the abductor's whereabouts came late Thursday hn The speech did not mention Gen. i government's "most offensive in- j f "the jA' FuUer' 56' SuPerior' wis-- sales' Dwight D. Eisenhower, the Repub- j terference in private lican candidate for president. Fuller was in it attacked "Trumanism" and said sald- Stevenson, when nominated, said Gov. Adlai Stevenson, the Demo- 1 he would not use the power of the cratic presidential nominee, presidency to limit Senate debate, I failed to include the raise, mines work over the nsm of free debate within j consumers averaged around SO reason in the United States Senate j days and no immediate industrial m is one of the real bulwarks of our or home heating effect from the i-aaCjend, but a general shutdown was shown no sign of independent i out nas slnce out lor a safe! action rule" proposal, Byrd said, .Monday. Byrd is a long-time critic of New Deal and Fair Deal policies and has strong backing in the South. His announcement should boost the hopes of Republicans trying to j swing traditionally Democratic Virginia their way. However, Gov. j John S. Battle and other Virginia party leaders, like Sen. Willis Robertson, are supporting Steven- Meadow-lands when a man asked if he. was going toward Cloquet. Fuller offered the stranger a ride, Just outside Meadowlands, the man Coal stockpiles in the hands ofidrew