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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 19, 1950, Winona, Minnesota Fair, Cooler Tonight; Warmer Wednesday VOLUME 50, HO. 181 FIVE CENTS PER COPY WIHONA, MINNESOTA, TUESDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER The Proof of FM Superiority fs In the Listening SIXTEEN PAGES t Voting Light in Wi Only One-Third Of Eligible Vofersj Expected at Polls! Wiley Slated To Get G.O.P. Renomination By The Associated Press Early reports today indicated a light vole in Wisconsin's primary election. Election officials at noon predict- ed less than one-third of the qual- ified voters would show up. That would be something like-half-a-mil- lion of the or so eligible. Politicians have tried to make the election interesting especial- ly in the races for governor and! U. S. senator but the word was! that people had their minds on I war rather than politics. Much of the campaigning has been concerned more'with the No- vember 7 final election than with today's primary. Candidates at- tacked the other party rnore often tha.n they did their opponents with- in their own party. Hot Race for Governor A notable exception was the Re- publican race for governor, where Waiter J. Kohler. Jr., son of a former governor, was the target of brisk verbal lashings from Leon- ard J. Schmitt. The Merrill attor- ney accused Kohler and his Re- publican voluntary committee backers of being servants of big business and trying to break down the open primary tradition. But Kohler, pledging an efficient, busi- nesslike administration, was rated as heavy favorite to wir. the nomination. Republican Governor Oscai Ren- nebohm is not seeking re-election. On the Democratic side, Nation- al Committeeman Carl W. Thomp- son, the 1948 gubernatorial nom- inee, had opposition from Charles P, Greene, former state party chairman. Thompson assailed G.O.P. stats policies, especially on, taxes. Greene also attacked the! Republicans but, in addition, ac- cused Thompson bossism within, to win. x The Democratic contest for the U. S. Senate nomination to the seat now held by Republican Sena- tor Alexander Wiley captured ma- jor attention. Thomas E. Fairchild, William E. Sanderson, Daniel W. Hoan and La Vern Dilwee all con- ducted extensive campaigns and hoped for strong support to de-j velop due to their past j Fairchild as attorney general, San- j der.-on a? a farm leader, Hoan asj a former Milwaukee mayor andj Dilweg as a former football starj and excongressman. All Attack Wiley They all attacked Wiley fre- quently and remarks directed agairiit each other were rare. Wiley, meanwhile, stayed in Washington most of the tune, showing no concern over his mary opponent. Edward J. Finan, j whose campaign drew little auen-j tion. j Contests for state offices other! zovernov produced quieter, campaigns, except for some sharp' exchanges between G.O.P. attor- ney General Candidate Verr.on Thompson and a Democratic con- tender for the post, Henry Reuss. Thompson's G.O.P. opponent is Wiiliam H. Dieter'ch and Reuss is opposed for the Democratic nomination by Robert W, Arthur. Both parties also have contests for lieutenant governor. The incu- Red Curb Bill Man Killed, 3 Hurt May Be Ready Wisconsin Storm By Thursday Ev The Associated Press til later today. Kitdoilh said persons houses moved (late Monday, killing one man, in thousand dollars in damage. The strongest blasts struck Wey- auwega in Waupaca county where Herbert Schcendeide, 51-year-old inmate of the county hospital was killed while working on the institu- tion grounds. Two other inmates and Hospital Superintendent Paul Jones were' injured when the walls of an out- building collapsed. of Allies Advance All Along Old Defense Line Marines Battering At Gates of Seoul, No Serious Opposition can be made. Parts of a warehouse were blown By I.eif Erickson upon Suo Line tracks, delaying a Tokyo American forces to- train for several hours. day captured Waegwan, Red Ko- All outbuildings at the hospital rean strongpoint in southeast Ko- were flattened but the main build- rea on the main road leading back ing was damaged only to the Seoul. The Reds appeared to be -t-onf nf Q nnrtlv torn roof. all fllnne- thf> aeriine- The smokestack of the N Early Agreement Will Permit Short Rest for Congress By G. Milton Kelly Washington Backers legislation to hobble Communists and subversives marhaled forces the White House by Thursday. Tflo village Of Weyauwega was'swept through an area about box. They predicted publicly that i liuergd wjth torn wires and debris; miles northwest of Sheboygan. j Red coiumns pulling out of the 1 r i _ _ mi. _ nUn.. 5Qin tent of a partly torn roof. [withdrawing all along the perime- ;nt or a paruy IAJIU jwitnarawmg an iuuug uie pcijuif Less than two hours later winds ter Of the old Allied beachhead deninutes on the bottom 30 feet down. Delps cut away two damaged steel dock pilings and they fell across his legs pinning him down. The diver freed himself by washing away mud beneath himself with an air hose. John Edging, in a diver's suit behind Delps, helped in the rescue until a wave of underwater pressure swept him away. (A.P. Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) Some Bitter Fighting Units of the trail-blazing U.S. ,24th division which were pulled jback from the Pohang port front in a surprise move crossed the Naktong miles west of Taegu I Monday but. ran into a bloody 'ambush. A. P. Correspondent Bern Price said there was no retreat lor the .24th which, as the first U. S. di- vision in Korea had fought 'he long bloody delaying action "heartbreak highway" from Osan to Taejon into the old southeast- ern Allied beachhead. This time, said Price, the 2ilh "went to stay and it did." Dug- in Red Koreans laced machine gun fire at the river-crossing dough- boys, clearly outlined against a (white sand beach. After bitter fighting the Ameri- cans gained high ground on the west bank. Earlier, a U. S, Second divi- sion battalion had crossed the Nak- tong west of Changnyong. to the south. The Reds hurled repeated 1 attacks against the battalion throughout Monday night, but a division spokesman said the cross- ing was secure. All around the Waegwan area on the northwest corner of the old beachhead, the Reds were resist- fiercely. They fought desperate- lly lo prevent a breakthrough by American, British and South Ko- !rean forces to the main artery leading north to Seoul. Allied forces bad smashed ihe weight of their south-bound offen- sive in this area. On the southwestern front near Masan, the Reds were making wholesale withdrawals. Bomb Retreating Reds Air observers spotted columns of retreating Reds. A spokesman said the Red Korean Seventh divisjoa seemed to have disappeared dur- ing the night. The Red Sixth divi- sion had withdrawn earlier. (Continued on Page 10, Column -4.) KOREA ;