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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 29, 1950, Winona, Minnesota Brief Showers Tonighj- and Saturday Football Tonight p m. KWNO-FM VOLUME 50, NO. 190 FIVE CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, FRIDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 29, 1950 TWINTY PAGES Coroner's Jury Absolves Driver In Eddie Crash Viroqua, Wis. A Vernon county coroner's jury Thurs- day absolved John Davis, 54, of negligent homicide in the head-on collision September 20 which killed two Winonans. The six-man jury brought Li its verdict at p. m, following an all-day inquest. The afternoon portion of the inquest was conducted at the Viroqua hospital where Davis is receiving treatment for injuries in the accident. Killed outright about 10 p. m. that collision on highway 14 near Westby, Wis., were Mrs. J. Roland Eddie and her mother, Mrs. Lena Carrier. District Attorney Martin Gui- brandsen said today, "I doubt very much if any further action will be taken in view of the verdict by the coronet's jury." It is possible under Wisconsin law for the district attorney to file an information and secure a prelim- 3STH PAMLLfL HALT ORDERED 7 7-Day Drivers Strike Ends TODAY- Occupation Of All Of Korea Urged By Joseph Msop Pusan, Korea The Korean, American and other officials col- lected in this dreary, dirty pro- visional capital are at this, instant I highway, deci-! Davis also testified that his drink- Unary hearing before a county judge. j If evidence were to warrant further j action, the judge could bind the case 'over to circuit court. Guibrandsen he felt that he had presented all the witnesses and possible at the inquest.. packing their bags for the tnum- Davis_ a cal.penter, testified briet- phant re-entry to Seoul. It now ]y_ ne fold how he'was driving east seems virtually certain that mostjfrom Coon Valley in a heavy rain, of the North Korean divisions will be destroyed as modern jaw tjje lights of the approach- units. Hence this war is car. Davis stated that he. passing from its front line to its I thought he was on his side of thej political phase. All now depends upon lht. sions taken at Moscow and that evening had been limited in" and Lake Success ar.d par-i to one bottle of beer at the Westby ticularly the decision that is taken j tavern and one at Coon Valley, about the problem of the 38th par- However, La Verne Sveen, a allel. Concerning this problem, two Coon Valley tavenikeeper, stated x'ital facts can be reported from at the inquest that he had seen here. Davis take four drinks of whisky 1 after 7 p. m. in the tavern. Sveen indicated that Davis pos- sibly had more than four drinks, but he could testify to only four. Delbert Davidson of near Westby was another witness yesterday. said he was driving on highway 14 j isorne distance behind Davis and' (that he feared an accident might I occur because Davis kept edging iover the center of the highway. i Cither witnesses included Vernoni jEkern, Coon Valley youth, who took jDavis to the Viroqua .hospital fol- lowing the accident, and Dr, C. M. Strand, Westfay, who was called to 'the accident scene. Earlier yesterday, Mr. Eddie, lius- First, If the leaders of the Western world assembled at Lake Success pay the slipht- -st attention to the United Na- tions representatives, or to their national political repre- sentatives here, or to General of the Army Douglas MacAr- ihur and his subordinates, they 'iviH choose the bold course. The occupation of North Korea be ordered, and, more- over, ordered very soon. For every day of delay, every further hint of timidity and indecision is thought to In- crease the chance of the So- viet Union and..or its Chinese satellite trying to prevenS the logical-and-nrgent reunion of the two parts of this devastat- ed, unhappy laud. Second, however, the risks in- volved in the bold course of going beyond the 38th parallel are infinitely less than thry may ap- pea: Deliveries Start Monday Under Terms of Pact Citizens Committee Recommendations Basis for Agreement President Syngman Rhee of South Korea, right, smiles happily after his'capital of Seoul was re- turned to South Korea by General MacArthur, center. At the left is Major General D. O. Hickey. (A.P. Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) I band of one of the victims had testified that he was almost forced off the roadway by the oncoming Mrs Henry Ford MecArthurRestores Dead of Heart IC Ailmenfaf84 Derated Seoul to President of Korea Detroit Mrs. Henry Ford, widow of the world-famed automo- bile pioneer, died early today at the pear to the policy makers at Lake Thursday morning Success. In the crudest terms, Kozelko, University of Wisconsin there is really only one risk, that Pathologist at the Wisconsin Gen- the masters of the Kremlin may eral hospital at Maaison. Dr. Kozel- be willing to fight, or 10 drive the ko pointed out Davis car. Eddie was driving a pick-j age of 81. up truck and his wife and mother-1 The farmer's daughterjvho came) in-law were following in the Eddie" convertible. Testimony also was presented by Dr. Frank Chinese to fight, rather than lose their North Korean satellite. In either case, another general war became probable if not inev- itable. Hence the risk must be carefully weighed. Fortunately if the risk is so! the alcohol content slightly below the point pegged as the intoxication borderline, he believed Davis was driving while under the influence of alcohol! to great wealth and renown through jKorear. President Syneman Rhee i her husband's genius and her faith recitation of the Lord's prayer. V o u v- Kut- li in his work was the victim of a heart ailment. She died at 2 a. m. in Henry Ford hospital. A family spokesman By Adolph Brcmer The strike of 60-odd members of local 799, General Drivers Help- ers union, is ended, and they'll be back at work Monday. The 11 firms, freed from, picket- ing- for the lirst time in 17 days, were busy taking orders today, mostly for coal and building ma- terials, but no deliveries will be made until Monday. They were using today to put their equipment, stock and offices in top shape for the big rush start- ing Monday. Settlement of the strike was reached at a state conciliation service meeting at the courthouse Thursday afternoon, and it was virtually en the basis of a recom- mendation made by the New La- bor-Management-Citizens commit- 1 tee earlier this week. Adopt One Minor Change When the twc negotiating com- mittees came to terms yesterday afternoon, they had only added one (provision and that was a rela- jtively minor one to the "unit j package" proposed Monday night by the LMCC after five hours of discussion with the committees and among themselves. The LMCC's "unit 1. Hourly scales of for driv- !ers and for helpers. Those i represent boosts of 20 cents anj j hour. I 2. Two weeks of paid vacation after five years of employment. tThe provision for one week's va- cfetion after one year was in the old contract and is j 3. Time and a half for all work General MacArthur today restored liberated Seoul Saturdays. (The provision for Rhee in a brief speech ending with a (time and a half for work over eight hours a day is Meeting with State Labor Con- ciliator Kenneth Sovereign yester- F ..WORTH: KOKfA- The Third South Korean division was reported today to chased a Red Korean force to the 38th parallel on the- Korean east in the vicinity of YangyanB General MacArthur visited Seoul (B) for a victory parade. On other fronts U. N. forces were mopping up in Taejon (C) and. were newing Kwangju Open arrows indicate retreat routes of North Koreans. (A.P. Wire- photo to The Republican-Herald.) A crude but powerful bomb was removed from the c.ipitol before iMacArthur arrived for the victory ceremony. The United Nations commander said Seoul "has been freed from; day afternoon, just one provision the despotism of Communist rule and its citizens once more have the; was added: The work week shall coronary occluswn. of death, was acute (Opportunity to live under the im- mutable concept of life which holds (invincibly to the primacy of mdi- tion and in recent months she had twice visited the hospital, On each occasion she had return- ed to the Ford estate, Dr. Kozelko testified that since in suburban Dearborn and contin- weighed by anyone who has seen at close range, it is] jthe test had been taken more than and hours seen be retty small tnp J-47 Per cubic Sn long figure was not conclu- game with a far smaller stake, ifjslve- the Kremlin had been prepared to play the game at all. But the, Kremlin did not play. ued active in her household and rose garden, Wed 60 Years At the end of the solemn 35 min- utes in the Capitol's national as- sembly hall, MacArthur asked the audience to join him in reciting "Our Father. Security officers who found sev- eral sticks of dynamite and a lead- ing wire on one of the glass-room Just about once every two weeks until a little more than a fortnight ago, situation in the southern beachhead of which PusTin is the port, threatened to come totally apart at the seams. In any of these recurrent crises, the smallest Russian or Chinese intervention, which might well have been dressed up or con- cealed. wouSti have tipped the balance1 against us. For example, we have( long en- joyed overwhelming air superior- ity in Korea, but we have never possessed local control of the air Schooner Tantalus At San Diego i San Diego, Calif. The 47- schooner Tantalus, object of a widespread off-and-on search the Yesterday she entered the hospi-jed balconies a few hours before- tal for the last time. Only a few (hand, said the device could hsve persons close to the family knew that her condition had again wors- jened. Clara Bryant Ford and Henry Ford spent 60 years of wedded life together until the husband's death in 1947. blown off the front of the build- ing. Damage Cited Rhee said that after "all the trouble and bloodshed there is only strong by next March, one question to be answered: That! The House armed services corn- is how many (Reds) want to is at work on changes jn ffie U. S. Planning Army of Million Men by March Washington! The United States apparently is planning' to have an Army nearly Over the six decades they how inany want surrender. known as a devoted oouple. It was said of Mrs. Ford that she was constantly at her husband's side as advisor and from the "The Communist puppets have inflicted unspeakable damage upon the villages and factories of our over the battlefield. This has been tne Doat> reported its presence this because of the distance of yhen u came in was not Japanese fighter bases, plus the "economy" produced lack of any (last month was anchored in port time of his early days in a small jhere ;oday. machine shop until he became She slipped into the harbor un-i world-famous, announced with the same silence! Their only son, that has obscured her movements since leaving Manzanillo, Mexico, August 8, bound for San Diego. The Coast Guard, which has flown thousands of miles in searching for tactical air warning system. Be- cause we did not control the air over the battlefield, a sneak, at- tack by a flight or two of enemy fighters, perhaps flown by Chinese dressed in North Korean false whiskers, would always have pen- etrated our lines. The Tantalus carried Warren Christiansen and his wife, of Min- neapolis, Minn., and a crew of three. It left Minneapolis last summer on a cruise to Alaska via the Mississippi river. Gulf ol Mex- ico, Panama Canal and up the west coast. Search for the boat ended Wed- The recurrent crises in the fight- lffterua Vvp- ahniit- 70 milpc emitv. ins here always took the a great hole being torn in our lines, and then being stopped by I our mobile reserves being moved; up before the walking enemy could' exploit the break-through. But ev- en two enemy intruder fighters, at- tacking the interminable' lines of i our transport moviug: over the ap-j palling Korean roads in broad day-! light, would have been enough toj produce a twenty-four hour tan. gle. Then the holes in our lines could not have been stopped in time. The break-troughs would then have been fully exploited. And should have lost our foothold in Korea. la other words, the Kremlin resisted the temptation to In- tervene more openly when in- tervention would have cost nothing, would have risked al- most nothing, and promised glittering results. Furthermore, this self-denial was practiced, although the Kremlin, which always judges others by itself, must certainly have expected (Continued on ?age 13, Column 6) i ALSOP of San Dlega 70 miles souta- successor to his father. The elder Ford had then retired. Devoted to Each Other Mrs. Ford's survivors include her grandson, Henry 2nd, now president of the company. There are three other grandchil- dren, Ben, William clay and Jos- draft law which Chairman Vinson (D.-Ga.) said are needed to "at- tain the size of the Army con- templated. But Vinson said the ex- iact figure could not be disclosed 'now. Before the Army stopped'giving died in have committed crimes may be i out the monthly number of enlist- inents, it had announced strength of on June 30, The De- fense department said were inducted in September under the revived draft. We will not Vise indiscriminate methods of revenge. Those who -Lncu uiuy bvii, ujcu 4iii 1943 At that time he was president Punished by the law but they will of the Ford Motor Company be treated unreasonably with. out trial by law." "One thing I want to call your attention Rhee continued, "is. the law for those who may have at- tempted ernment HI til, -I2C11, VY nnai-n WAUJ tiuu w w- i ephine. All four grandchildren are of gov- treason, General MacArthur said in his the by overthrow arts of be 44 hours if and when work is available. The effect of that pro- vision, it was expls'ned, is to en- force seniority as to the first rights for available work. New Contract for Year Two weeks agro the dealers of- fered an hour and a guaran- teed 44-hour work week. The union accepted the guaranteed work week provision, but said it wanted] an hour and two weeks of vacation after three years. In the settlement the strict 44-hour guar- antee is eliminated. The new contract is effective for one year, beginning September 1. At Monday night's LMCC meet- ing, the committee first reviewed the situation among themselves, then discussed it with the manage- ment committee, then with the un- ion committee. On the basis of those discussions, they agreed on the "unit which was presented late that night to the management committee ana to the union on Tuesday. Management first formally offer- ed this "unit package" to the un- ion at the beginning of yesterday afternoon's meeting. children of Edsel, By the grace of a merciful Ford. wno afways creduec, Clara P-vidence our forces fl with much responsibility for his accomplishments, called his wife "The Believer." He used to say that she never doubted his ultimate suc- cess in the original lean days when he worked day and night at mechanics. No Plans to Release Units Pearl U. S. Marines corps, which scram- bled men together from as far away as the Mediterranean to meet the Korean emergency, injends to keep all reserves in uniform. Its commander made that clear yesterday. "Korea ias shown us the necessity of having ready forces available to fight said General Clifton B. Cates on a stopover en route to Korea. The general said the corps' fighting arm, the flset Marine force, numbered only about 000 when the Beds invaded South Korea June 25. To get the necessary men, Cates said, some were taken from security at naval bases. Some were veterans of World War II and joined the division sent to Korsa without any refresher training. "The thing that's remark- able is the way that division the general said. "It was tlirown together and it made z damn good team." He put present strength of tne Marine corps at and said he hoped to reach authorized strength men by the end of this year, "There is no plan whatsoever for releasing be said. "International circumstances do not warrant reicanng any- one." der the standard of that greatest hope and inspiration of mankind, the United Nations, have liberated this ancient capital city of -Ko- has Then speaking to Rhee: "The ravage of war which been visited upon your land, 400 South Koreans Found Massacred By Bern Price Taejon, Korea A small detachment of American troops last night found the bodies of about 400 South Koreans piled in ditches in a beanfield near Taejon prison. Conspiracy Charge Against MacArthur Indianapolis Tru- man and Secretary of Defense Marshall, says Senator Capehart "are conspiriog to oust" General MacArthur from his Far, East command after the Ripe Tomato Hurled at Taft Canton. fired ripe tomato at Senator Robert A. 1'mft (R.-Ohlo) u making M. ca.mpit.ifo speech in neighboring Wayneebnrg, Ohio. The tomato struck him high on the ubest, some of H splat- tering on his shirt and suit, but Taft kept right on talking. WayneSburg police said today they had not arrested anybody in connection with the Inci- dent. It-happened Wednesday but was not brought to light until last night, when a re- porter asked Taft about it. "It didn't splatter said Taft. Truman Urges Repeal of Part Of Control Law By Jack Bell Washington Democratic leaders were reported today to be urging President Truman to broad- cast at least three frankly politi- cal appeals fsr election of a Dem-, ocratic Congress. The President indicated at yes- terday's news conference he thinks he is going to be top busy to do any personal campaigning ia the little more than five weeks left before the November election. Democratic national committee officials haven't given up hope for some one-shot trips to key states. But they indicated they would be ?lad to settle for two or three na- tionally-broadcast political appeals by the President for support of his Allies Regroup, i Await Orders Advancing Border Crossing Decision Left To Higher-ups By Don Huth Tokyo South Korean forces chased broken-down Communist in- vnder units to tha parallel 38 bor- der of Red North Korea tonight and then were called to a halt by the Allied command. The Allied vanguard was pour- ing artillery fire on Red positions astride the line between the Red j north and Democratic south. I A. U. S. Eighth Army headquar- jters spokesman said the South Ko- Ireans were ordered to stop their advance and wait for what he call- Dean Seen Chinju Front, Korea American prisoners of war res- cued today said they were told by North Korean medical of- ficer that he had seen and treated Major General William F. Dean, missing commander of the U. S. 24th division. The lime of treatment was not re- ported. ed regrouping. He declined to say or speculate on what would happen afUi' regrouping took place. There was still no announced de- cision on whether the victorious Al- lied armies in the south would (strike into Red Korea to police it r So- tic talk. They will get some of it of course, from Vice-president Bark- ley, who is taking to the stump next week in a month-long round ber 7 election. "Government circles in Wash- ington are conscious of the bitter animosity held by President Tru- Mr. I A South Korean navy commander man ana General Marshall against _ President, by those forces of evil said 200 civilians were massacred thg R aj. Yoju jn south Thursday night. The apparent victims of Red slaughter at Taejon included civil- ian and police. The body of an aged woman was found among them. During the day, an undetermined number of bodies was found in two open wells inside the huge prison his (compound's 20-foot high brick walls. which seek to subvert the spiritual qualities of modern civilization, has been viewed with universal concern and Full Relief Pledget! "And 53 nations of the earth arose up in righteous wrath and in- dignation and 'pledged their full ef- fort toward your relief." Rhee in reply expressed "heartfelt gratitude to all officers and men of the United Nations forces whose efforts have brought such a. victory that we can trium- phantly return to the In conclusion, MacArthur said 'my officers and I will now re- sume our military duties and leave you and your government to the discharge of the civil responsibil- ity." MacArthur flew to Korea from Tokyo in his new. personal plane "Scap" with, some of his top mili- tary leaders and flve -correspond- He was joined here by Jjieuten- (Continued on Page 14, Column MACARTBtTJK WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and vicinity Mostly cloudy tonight and Saturday. Occa- sional brief showers. No decided change in temperature. Low tonight 56, high Saturday 72. IOCA1 WEATHEK Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 72; minimum, 53; noon, 67; precipitation, .05; sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at Additional Weather on Page General Douglas Capehart told a Republican rally in suburban Southport last night. Capehart, campaigning for re- election, said MacArthur has ad- vocated supporting China's Nation- alist government and "opposed the Marshall-Truman policy which de> livered China .to the Reds" anij "brought on the Korean war." Capehart added that General MacArthur "warned the President not to withdraw our troops from South Korea in the first place be- cause it would take the blood of His itinerary was announced to- day by the Democratic national committee. Barkley will cover the uuiUiniM-ee. .oarjucy wju uuver uic country from California to Con- Nor was there any indication that border crossing might be left alone to the U, N. armed South Koreans or other non-American Al- lies as had been suggested in dip- lomatic circles elsewhere. Among the suggestions was that Americans might be kept out of our boys to recover, it if we ieitlsecretary necticu'i, making 42 speeches be- tween October 5 and November 6, He will travel by chartered plane. The President apparently had given some thought to the political consequences involved in the in- side administration incidents bar- ed by Jonathan Daniels, formfir White House aide, in his presiden- tial biographj', "The Man of In- dependence." Mr Truman came to the news conference loaded with "no com- ments" 2-bout the book's conten- tion that ,ie once had said James F. Byrnes, "failed miserably" as in order not to provoke bordering Red China and nearby Soviet Si- beria. Near Border The advancing South Koreans in twin armored prongs stabbed up to the Red border on ie east. South Korea helpless, but that is exactly what happened." Burma Seeks Spot- In Monetary Fund Rang Don, Burma Tbe Bur- mese government announced todayi it has applied for membership in .the international monetary fund and ttie international bank for. re- 'construction and development. year. The President wouldn't say whether he had read any of the book in advance, whether he liked it or whether its quotes were cor- rect. Sugar Beets Damaged Raymond, AJta. Hail dam- age to sugar beet crops has cost farmers in southern Alberta a yield loss of some tons this Other South Koreans ported nearing' 38 due were re- north of Seoul, the liberated Korean capi- tal 30 miles south of the border. General MacArthur solemnly turned'. Seoul over to President Sj-ngman Rhee Friday. Then the Eighth Army Comman- der Lieutenant General Walton H. Walker, told correspondents at an interview in the capital: "As far as we are concerned, the war is over. The enemy's ar- my has disintegrated into ineffec- tive pockets which have no real of- fensive power." He didn't elaborate on "we.' But the lightning northward sweep of the South Koreans to the Red boundary posed a pressing ques- tion: Would heavily armed Korean Republican forces go across unac- (Continued on Paje 14, Page 6) KOREA ;