THE WEATHER Today: Sonny. Tomorrow: Cloody. , TEMPERATURES Yesterday . . Max., SI 44 Year Ago . . 69; Min 57 RUTLAND HERALD Windsor County Edition 1 is BUSHED IN 174 VOL. 99. NO. 216. W RUTLAND, VERMONT, MONDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 8, 1952. PRICE FIVE CENTS Reds Hurl Seven Strong Attacks At Allied Lines Foe Wins Key Ground at 3 Points But UN Troops Regain Some Objectives in Bitter Fighting. Big Barrage US Pilots Down Two More MIGs as Planes and Ships Continue to Pound Enemy Targets Day and Night. BY MILO FARNETL SEOUL, Sept. 8 (A). (Monday) Communist troops lashed out with seven separate attacks on Allied positions across Korea Sunday. They won key ground at three points but savage counterattacks by UN troops regained some of the objectives. In addition to their attacks, the Reds maintained pressure all along the battleground with seven unsuccessful probing jobs. Headquarters of the United Na tions command said bitter fighting continued during the night. Action slackened off, however, in the Bunker Hill and Heartbreak Ridge sectors. Only 100 rounds of artillery fire fell on Bunker Hill, in Mondays pre-dawn darkness. Saturday night and Sunday the Reds fired their heaviest big gun barrage of the war. Allied war planes pounded Red targets in North Korea by day and night. United Nations ships and carrier-based planes pounded Red installations on both coasts. Swift Allied jets roared deep into North Korea and shot down at least two Russian-built MIG15s. The Red ground attacks were well-coordinated. They hit hardest at Bunker Hill in the West, Capitol Hill in the center and Heartbreak Ridge in the East. In the air war, US Sabre pilots reported two Red MIG15 jets shot down, one probably destroyed and three damaged in Sunday battles over Northwest Korea. They were keeping up the pace in their fastest starting month of the war, with claims of 17 MIGs destroyed, one probably destroyed and 10 damaged in the first week of September. The record is 44 MIGs shot down last April. The heaviest Red ground blows fell on Capitol Hill. The Communists opened up Saturday afternoon with their heaviest one-point shelling of the hostilities, a 14,000-round artillery and mortar barrage that crashed down on Allied positions. Then a Chinese company of about 180 men charged up the slope at nightfall and closed in hand-to-hand combat with the Allied defenders. They won the peak after several hours of severe fighting. The Allied infantrymen Struck back several times during the night and Sunday. At one time they clawed their way within 20 yards of the crest but hot Communist fire chopped off the counter-thrust. The. Reds launched a second attack in the dark, seeking to drive the Allies deeper into their own territory, but the foot sloggers fought it off. The Communists threw elements of more than one regiment into this assault, indicating that the operation was planned by divisiop. or possibly corps headquarters. Another Chinese company attacking behind a 4400-shell barrage forced Allied troops to withdraw from a second position in the same Pukhan river sector. A fourth Red assault supported by three tanks was beaten back. In the West, Allied troops early Sunday retook outpost positions on Bunker Hill which they had abandoned Saturday night under a Chinese bayonet attack. The Reds CLAYTON H. HOLCOMB. Police Hunt . Escaped In Windsor Area (Continued On Page Three.) The Weather Rutland Skies Today MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8. Sunrise 6:23 am. Sunset 7:15 pm. The Moon rises . . . 9:16 p.m. Tonight It Is between Jupiter and the group of stars known as the Pleiades or Seven Sisters. Last Quarter September 10 Prominent Constellations: Sagittarius low In south 8:15 p.m.; Orion, In southeast 4:54 am. . (All Times Eastern Daylight.) FORECASTS. Vermont, Maine. New Hampshire Sunny and becoming slightly warmer Monday. Increasing high cloudiness and warmer Tuesday. Massachusetts, Rhode Island. Con-hectlcut Sunny and continued cool Monday. Fair and warmer Tuesday. TEMPERATURES. BOSTON. Sept. 7 JP. Maximum temperatures for 12 hours ending at 8:30 p.m. and minimum temperatures Patrol County in Search for Clayton Holcomb, Convicted Forger. May Be Out of State (Special to The Herald.) WINDSOR, Sept. 7. State troop' ers are still patroling the Windsor county area in search, of Clayton Holcomb, 48 of New Haven, a convicted forger who walked Sway from the state prison farm here sometime before 3 p. m. yesterday. Bellows Falls state police said Holcomb, originally sentenced to a year and nine months for forgery, may possibly be out of the state. Two witnesses have said they saw a man answering his description on the Windsor-Ascutney road at 2:10 and 2:30 p. m. Saturday. Holcombs disappearance roused more interest than previous prison farm walk-aways, since it js less than six weeks ago when Donald Demag. 29, and Francis Blair, 31, crashed through the gates of the prison, proper in a truck to obtain temporary freedom. Both have since pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to the murder, of Mrs Donald Weatherup of Springfield, who was brutally killed while they were at large. They will undergo observation at the Water bury state hospital before being tried in Wind-son County court. Holcomb disappeared from the prison farm, one and one-half miles outside Windsor village, where he had been working in the dairy barn. He was there at the 1 p. m. check. He is described by Acting Ward en Harry Ward as being very quiet and harmless This was his third term in prison. The first was for selling mortgaged property and the second for forgery. He was brought here for the third time last June 19 for viQ lation of parole following his forg ery sentence. He had served 15 Taft Still Silent On GOP Plans Repeats Hell Support Ike But Declines to Identify Politicaf Role. (Continued On. Page Three.) Pace Says US Seventh Army Can Halt Reds WASHINGTON. Sept. 7 UP). Army Secretary Frank Pace said tonight the Seventh Army in Europe can stem a possible Russian attack long enough for the nation to prepare a knockout blow. He praised the overseas unit as the greatest peacetime force of its kind the United States ever assembled. Its training and morale is such that it is prepared to stand and hold its ground if attacked, he said. Beyond that. Pace told a panel of interviewers on NBC TVs Meet the Press, America's striking force on land, sea and in the air has kept the Russians from moving against us. He said he had no doubt that Americas industrial power and manpower would defeat Russia in any war. Pacetsaid the Army is , very atomic mihded and intends to use the atom bomb if it becomes necessary and if we have permission to do it. The permission, he explained, must come from the president. Questioned about Korea, Pace said both Communist and United Nations positions are so strong that neither side seems to have the capacity for an offensive victory. New Charges Hurled Stevenson Ready for West Coast Tour, Eisenhower in Cleveland Today. h. BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. Sen. Robert A. Taft returned yesterday from a prolonged Canadian vacation, reiterated his support for the man who beat him for the Republican presidential nomination, but withheld word as to his campaign rqje. Arriving in Washington, the Ohio senator told reporters he wasnt going to comment on what part, if any, he would take in the campaign for GOP nominee Dwight D. Eisenhower. First, he said, he wants to talk with GOP Chairman Arthur E. Summerfield and with Sen. Frank Carlson of Kansas, a top Eisenhower adviser. Taft said he had accepted at least three speaking dates in Ohio .and had received a dozen or more invitations to speak in Indiana and Illinois, as well as his home state. Summerfield said in a statement he was confident the Ohioan would play a major role in the campaign. Gov. Adlai Stevenson, the Democratic nominee, breakfasted yesterday with Montana party leaders at Billings, where he stopped en route to Portland, Ore., for the start of an intensive week of campaigning on the West coast He has two speeches scheduled there during the day, another at Seattle tonight. Eisenhower spent yesterday in Minneapolis and today goes to Cleveland for conferences with sup' porters from Ohio, Pennsylvania and Maryland. Both candidates came under fire in statements issued in Washington through the two national commit- tees. The GOP committee made public a letter written to Stevenson by Harold O. Gwillim of Alton, 111., Republican candidate for states attorney in Madison county, Gwcillim accused Stevenson of lacking either the will or the courage to halt big scale gamb ling in Illinois and he wrote: "You no doubt would be embarrassed in taking effective action in Madison county due to certain Democratic law enforcement officials who have and are now tolerating large scale commercial gambling. The Democratic committee issued ' a statement by George W. Ball of Chicago, executive director of Volunteers for Stevenson, challenging Eisenhower to repudiate campaign support from Gov. Frederick G. Payme of Maine. .Ball quoted Eisenhower as saying that no one could restore honesty in government if he owed his election in any part to those who have condoned corruption, and he linked that to a liquor scandal in Maine which has led to the indict ment of one of Payne's friends and appointees. Silence by the general, Ball said, will mean that he condones the mess in Maine. Payne is up for election to the US Senate in Maines election today. His opponent, in a state where Democrats have not won a major office since 1934, is Roger P. Dube. In the GOP primary, Payne defeated Sen. Owen Brewster. Also to be filled by the Maine voters are the governors chair and three seats in the US House of Representatives. Psfixon at Boston Outing n Herald-AP Wirephoto. Coatless Sen. Richard M. Nixon, Republican Vice Presidential nominee, tries his skill at playing bocce, an Italian version of lawn bowling, while attending an Italian onting at Boston. The California Senator concluded his New England campaign tour with a major radio address last night. Suicide to Keep Democrats N ixon Pravda Denounces Cruelty Of Young Veterinarian Woman Tortures Cow to Win Academic Degree. MOSCOW, Sept. 7 UP). Pravda today denounced a young woman scientist for needless torture of milk cows during experiments which won her a degree from the Moscow Veterinary institute. It said Anna Gomberg had kept a cow without water for nine days to see what effect it would have on her milk production. Answer: It lowered it by two-thirds. Other experiments she conducted Pravda said, included electric shocks, over-feeding with water by pumping water into the cow through an incision in her side, and application of boiling water and turpentine to the udder. Argentine Paper Says US Gets Most From Treaties Designed to Deliver Latin American Raw Materials to America. BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Sept. UP). The semi-official newspaper Democracia charged in a front page editorial today that US military aid treaties with Latin American nations are designed to deliver South American raw materials to the United States. The paper, which previously had assailed the treaties as impairing the sovereignty of Latin American nations, said the method was decided upon after the US National Resources commission reported in 1951 that within 20 years the' United States will have exhausted its natural resources. Rutland Fair Attendance Is 112,000 Saturday Turnout of 24,000 Second Largest of Week; Track Record Broken. V Driver Hurt in Spill The second largest crowd of the year 24,000 clicked through Rutland Fair turnstiles Saturday as the exposition closed for another year with exciting auto race heats in the afternoon and throngs in the midway concourses until the early hours of yesterday. Saturdays attendance brought the total for this year to 112,000, Fair officials said. The figure is slightly below last years figure of 113,000. The afternoon grandstand audience saw Jim Bryan of Proenix, Ariz., take the rain-delayed 20-lap feature event with a record eight minutes, fifty-nine and forty-eight one hundredths seconds. His closest competitor, Tom Hinnershitz, skidded and was forced to withdraw. During a qualifying heat a South Burlington boy, Jack Peterson, skidded off the traclf and overturned in his home-made racer, suffering three fractured ribs and bruises. This years Fair, as last years was plagued by rain squalls at the most inopportune moments. Monday, traditionally the best-attended day, was true to form this year with 32,000. But wet weather dampened that evenings pleasure, and for the rest of the week the threat of possible rain seemed to be in the minds of many potential fair-goers, keeping them from attending. With no deviation from the usual story, a shower fell at the opening of the feature event in the auto races Saturday. However, the clouds passed quickly and racing continued after the track was raked and re-packed. The racing events attracted a full (Continued On Page Two.) Speaks Before Boston Italo-American Voters League in Ikes Behalf. BOSTON, Sept. 7 (ff). US Sen. Richard M. Nixon said tonight that the American people will be choos ing ultimate national suicide if they retain advocates of the Tru man - Acheson policy in office in the November election. Nixon said the GOP standard bearer, Gen. Eisenhower, has re fused to accept the premise that Acheson appeasement is the best policy we can get. Nixon, in a prepared speech be-for the Italo - American Voters' league, said that if the Democratic candidate is elected, we can expect four more years of this same policy because Mr. Stevenson re ceived his education from Dean Achesons wishy - washy State department. v Whats more, he added, we cbntend that Mr. Stevenson is part and parcel of the Acheson clique which dominates that department today. He is running on a platform that endorses the Acheson policy whole hog. Nixon said that Stevenson offers nothing more constructive than a dreary continuance of the negative policy of containment. He added: Mr. Stevenson offers nothing but more of the same cold war, fear, the same insecurity and bungling with which we have been plagued during the Truman-Ache-son tenure. Dr. Adams, Ml Holyoke Religion Professor, Dies 61-Year-Old Wilton, N. H., Native Was Dartmouth Graduate. SOUTH HADLEY, Mass., Sept. 7 (). Dr, David E. Adams, 61, professor of religion at Mt. Holyoke college, died last night in Cooley-Dickinson hospital, Northampton, of a cerebral hemorrhage. Born in Wilton, N. H., and a graduate of Dartmouth college in 1913, Dr. Adams had been a member of the Mt Holyoke . faculty since 1932. He received his bachelor of divinity degree at Union Theological Seminary, New York city, in 1916. Dartmouth awarded him an honorary doctorate of divinity in 1932. Egyptian Army Purges Political Chief tans; Naguib Is New Premier Political Contests Loom In I 11 of- States 14 Counties In Tuesdays Primary Election - Windsor, Grand Isle and Essex Office Seekers Without Opposition; 10 Have Fight for Senate, Eight for States Attorney, Five for Sheriff. , Windham Scramble for Law Post Former Public Safety Head Scores Emersons Lack of Constructive Effort. MONTPELIER, Sept. 7. Eleyen of the states 14 counties have contests for county office to be decided in Tuesdays primary election. Windsor and Grand Isle counties have no contests inthe primary, but have slates of Democrats ready to oppose the Republican nominees in Novem- ber. Essex county also has no contests Tuesday. Among Windsor countys senator ial candidates is Henry D. Vail of Ludlow, who is opposing Gov. Emerson for the Republican nomination for governor. Of the li counties with contests. Id have Senate races, eight have contests for states attorney and five have sheriffs races. Two of the latter with special in-trest are in Washington county, where the post being vacated by Sheriff Henry Lawson is sought by four men, one of them his son, and in Windham county, where there is a scramble among eight candidates for the job now filled by Eric H. Delling, jr., of Brattleboro by appointment. In Franklin county, two men are seeking the right to oppose Sheriff James Finn, Democrat, in Novem her. In Rutland Earl H. Licence is again attempting to unseat Sheriff Geno N. Franzoni, and in Orange there are two candidates to succeed Sheriff Lawrence Welch, who is not seeking re-election. Contests for states ottorney are being waged by young lawyers in Addison and Windham counties. Iff both cases, the candidates are men with similar backgrounds and platforms, making the race more popularity contest than usual. Ralph A. Foote and Paul Teetor, both ,of Middlebury, announced for states attorney two years ago, with drew when they were recalled to military service, and announced again in the spring when they were released. The Brattleboro contest ants. John S. Burgess and John G. Kristensen, are personal friends. They are both prohibited from campaigning under the Hatch act. Bur gess because he is serving in the Air Force in Korea and Kristensen because he is law clerk for, US Dis trict Judge Ernest W. Gibson. How ever, Mrs. Burgess has been carrying on a- house-to-house campaign for her husband in Windham county. Two Bennington lawyers are seeking the post now held by State's Attorney John B. Harte, who is running for Bennington town representative. The two Chittenden county candidates will carry their fights on to the November election, since they have both filed on both Republican and Democratic tickets Orleans, Washington and Rutland all have three-way states attorney contests. In Orleans, two men are opposing the incumbent, Leonard Pearson of Newport. In Washington and Rutland, the races are for posts being vacated by Richard E. Davis of Barre and Martin J. Del-liveneri of Rutland, respectively. Only incumbent states attorney Caudle Sent Gift; Truman Sent Note First, Firing Order Later BY G. MILTON KELLY WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 UP). A letter from President Truman, acknowledging the gift of a beautiful Italian cigarette case from T. Lamar Caudle shortly before Truman fired Caudle from the Justice department, came to light today. It was learned the letter will be handed to a House judiciary sub-committee investigating the department. Caudle himself was called before this gi;oup, conducting an unusual Sunday session, to give more testimony behind closed doors. Chairman Chelf (D-Ky.) told reporters at the end of a six-hour session that Caudle was questioned about 11 cases, nine of which involved tax fraud investigations. The group particularly discussed the various pressures high officials are subjected to by interests both in and out of government, Chelf said. We were interested in whether there was an attempt to influence Caudle's judgment by those in high government or other people, he added. Chelf said it was not possible yet to say definitely whether Caudle was subjected to pressure but he has involved others in the decisions he made. Rep. Keating (R-N. Y.), a committee member, said he believed Caudle had been shown to have been wrong in his judgment in some of the cases discussed. Caudle was summoned for more questioning tomorrow. The letter, addressed to Dear Lamar, bore an Oct. 29, 1951, date. Truman fired Caudle as assistant attorney general in charge of tax fraud prosecutions last Nov. 16 just 18 days later in the midst of a House investigation of tax scandals. "Thanks a lot for that beautiful cigarette case which you and Mr. DAgostino brought me from Italy, the President wrote in the later letter. It is about the most beautiful one I have ever seen and I appreciate most highly your thoughtfulness. It was signed Sincerely yours, Harry Truman." BY VONDA BERGMAN. WASHINGTON, D. C., Sept. 7. Sharply scoring Vermonts Gov. Emerson as one who has done not a single constructive thing for the state but has used his high office only for self-seeking and invective-ness, Gen. Merritt A. EdS(on, Vermonts first commissioner of public safety, now head of the National Rifle association and an absentee voter in Tuesdays Vermont Republican primary, came out today in support of Henry Vail as a gubernatorial candidate. Henry Vail, as state senator and town representative, has proven his interest in the welfare of Vermont, Gen. Edson said in a statement issued here. I am confident, he continued, Vails high integrity and broad vision will be able to put Vermont back on the high standard among the other states to which she is entitled. Specifically, the former commissioner of Vermont public safety charges the present governor during his two years in office with endeavoring to kill Vermonts newly inaugurated state police system by making it a political football; to cripple the Vermont Development commission, the only effective agency the state had for bringing new industry into the state; and to attack, directly or indirectly, all incumbents of public office -appointed by his predecessor, Gov. Ernest Gibson, now. US Federal judge. Gov. Emerson has attacked Gibson appointees irrespective of whether they were good public servants or not, Edson charges. In fact, he continued, the Governor has put the state of Vermont to considerable expense in hiring surveys made of state agencies to determine many things he himself could have learned if he had taken the time or initiative. The Governor never visited my department prior to taking office, although as Lt. Gov. at the time he had plenty of opportunity to do so. This lack of interest is also no doubt true of the highway and motor vehicle departments and the Liquor Control Board. As a result of his lack of knowledge, he made many misstatements concerning the state government. Many of these have been proven misstatements by the recent studies of Griffenhagen associates. Calling attention to the Cover-, nors charges against Peter Bove of the Liquor Control Board, Edson characterized them as "perhaps the most glaring example of the Governors attempt to vent his personal vindictiveness. Gen. Edson, as an appointee of Gov. Gibson, set up the Vermont Pubjic Safety program in 1947 and remained as its head for four years, tendering his resignation to Gov. Emerson about a year ago. Immediately following his resignation he came to Washington as head of the National Rifle association. (Continued on Page 11.) Brazil Celebrates 130th Independence Anniversary President Vargas Reviews Parade of Military Units. RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, Sept 7 UP). Brazil today celebrated its 130th anniversary of independence from Portugal. President Getulio Vargas after reviewing a parade of 40,000 soldiers and sailors, hailed Brazilian nationalism as not hostile to, other peoples but made up of legitimate pride in what is ours. Aiken Says Adlai Wont Halt Corruption NEW YORK, Sept. 7 UP). Sen. George Aiken (R-Vt.) said today that' Adlai Stevenson will never clean up corruption in Washington but a former administration official said corruption would be stamped out. Aiken said of . the Democratic presidential nominee: He is a protege of those who created the corruption we have today. The Vermont senator debated over the radio CBS Pick the winner with former US Solicitor General Philip Perlman. Perlman replied that the situation in Washington will get added effort to stamp out whatever corruption exists. Reports of corruption were exaggerated to a large extent, Perlman said, and were largely confined to one bureau. Aiken said corruption permeates all through our government and that what is needed is "to get rid of the atmosphere which has grown as the result of one party being in power too long. This administration has been in office so long that they think the offices not only belong to them but. they condone the right to make money out of those offices, Aiken said. 2 Ex-Premiers, Cousins of Farouk, Head of Wafdist Party, Jailed in Roundup of Corruptionists. Nation Calm Spokesman Says General to Resign When Normal Parliamentary Life Is Restored After Elections. BY L. S. CHAKALES . CAIRO, Egypt, Sept. 7 OP). The armys revolution hit Egypt with full force today. The explosion tossed out of office Premier A Maher, who resigned under sharp army criticism. Thrown into jail were 38 top-drawer politicians including two former premiers, two cousins of ex-King Farouk and the real chieftain of the powerful Wafdist party. The blowup put into the premiership the army's strong man, Maj. Gen. Mohammed Naguib, who pledged a swift and thorough purge of grafters and corruptionists. Naguib's coup of July 24, which overthrew Premier Ahmed Hilaly and forced the abdication of Farouk two days later, appeared to be only the curtain-raiser for far-reaching changes in Egyptian life. The impatient army group surrounding Naguib announced its roundup of key politicians in an early morning broadcast, coupled with the accusation that Premier Maher was dragging his feet in proceeding against corrupt elements. In the face of such outspoken criticism, Maher tendered his resignation to the Regency council His uneasy partnership with Naguib thus fell apart. The Regency council then asked Gen Naguib to form a new government. He accepted. A military spokesman said Naguib would be the only army man in the new cabinet and that his government, would be temporary. Its aims will jbe limited to a swift purge of all political, economic and social life in Egypt with decisive action, the spokesman said. He added that Naguib was loath to dissolve Egypts political parties, but would do so if they do not purge themselves of dishonest elements. He declared that Naguib would resign as soon as normal parliamentary life is restored after forthcoming elections are held, not later than February. The radio announcement of arrests in pre-dawn raids included the following and said they had been imprisoned in the Army secondary school near general headquarters at Abbassia: Fuad Serag Eddin, former interior minister in the Mustapha Nahas government and- the real (Continued On Page Three.) News at Glance DOMESTIC. RUTLAND Good Saturday attendance gives Rutland Pair 112,000 total Page 1. RUTLAND Louis Day, 17, Rutland High school athlete, haa lower right leg amputated following accident in football practice Page 7. RUTLAND City voters will find fiva separate ballots at primary election tomorrow Page 7. RUTLAND Car stolen near fair grounds wrecked by unknown thief in Shrewsbury Page 7. MONTPELIER Eleven of state's 14 counties have contests in Tuesday primary Page 1. WINDSOR State police continue patrol of county In search for convicted forger who walked away from prison farm Page 1. SOUTH PORTLAND, Me. Benjamin GUIs. 20, native of Island Pond, Vt dies in wreck of 17-year-old car with two companions Page 3. PORTLAND. Me. Traditional Republican sweep forecast in today's Main state election but with smaller margin for winners Page 3. BOSTON Sen. Nixon says Americans choosing national suicide II they retain Democrats Page 1. ATLANTIC CITY, N. J. Neva Jane Langley. "Miss Georgia", newly-crowned "Miss America", begins new duties Page 2. WASHINGTON Oen. Merritt A. Edson, former Vermont Public Safety commissioner, announces support of Henry Vail for governor Page 1. CHARLESTON, 8. C. Sea, air forces hunt 11 missing crewmen off wrecked Honduran tanker Foundation Star-Page 2. SPORTS. RUTLAND Jim Bryan of Phoenix, Aria., sets new track record In winning Sam Nunis AAA sponsored auto races at Rutland Fair Page 12. . BOSTON Boston Red Sox sweep series with Philadelphia by posting 12-5 victory Page 13. PHILADELPHIA Boston Braves drop 2-1 decision to Philadelphia Phillies after clinching 3-1 triumph In completion of suspended Saturday night game Page 13. FOREIGN. CAIRO Gen. Naguib new premier of Egypt as army revolution hits nation in purge of corruptionists" Page 1. SEOUL Red troops lash out with seven separate attacks on UN positions toss Korea Page 1. EDITORIAL. MILFORD K. SMITH Stray Shots and Short Casts Page 8. MARQUIS CHILDS Washington Calling Page 8. FREDERICK C. OTHMAN Washington's Lighter Side Page 8.
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