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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 29, 1947, Winona, Minnesota W BATHER TJfht UnlcUl, low 20i much oottltir F OLLOW Steve Canyon Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations FIVE CENTS PER COPY On Itn BACK TAGE VOLUME 46, NO. 291 W1NONA. MINNESOTA, WEDNESDAY EVENING. JANUARY 29. 1947 SIXTEEN PAGES U.S. Withdraws As Mediator in China With M; ies Crashes Near Hankow Bishop Garth Of Wisconsin, Wife Abroad 25 Reported Killed, One Man Survives Chinese com mercldl nlrllner carrying Mcthodln Bishop and Mm, Schiiylcr Edward Garth, Mndlftnn, Win., among 20 exploded aloft 100 mllo wert of Hankow and tho otTlcla Centml News agency sate) today 25 prrnons were killed. The agency aald tho note wurvl- vor war. n very seriously Injurcc foreigner who wns being runhccl to n hospital. Tho survivor's Identity wan not reported. The nKoncy wild Its report camo from Chinese civl nlr authorities. Kcrond In Tour The plane, second lost In the In- terior of China In four days, wtis pi- loted by John Papajik of New York city and carried several foreign mis- sionaries and their children. Other foreigners listed by the company, tho Chinese National Avi- ation Corporation, Included Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Vlck of the American BApUsM (north) of Cheshire, Conn, their two children; Mrs. F. Miller and her three children of Canada eind Mrs. B. Kitchen of thn United Church of Cantida. Bishop Garth and his wife, both or whom como to China Itiot Decem- ber 31, had boarded tho plane at Hankow. Wreck 30 Minutes From Field Radio contact was lost shortly after tho plane took off from Han- kow. The wreckage was found 30 minutes' flying tlmo from tho field Airline officials aboard n search reported tho transport badly burnod. Ono wing wns seen a half mile from the wreckage, which led to the fear on explosion had oc- curred m fllRht and nfino hud sur- vived. The crash ivreti Is the same gen- eral sector being searched for the CNAC transport pin no with 10 aboard which dl.inppcnrcd Saturday about 15 miles from Chungking on a flight from Hong Kong via Canton. Another possible air tragedy was averted today when a two-cnglncd transport carrying Major General Claire L, Chcnnault, onctimo U. S. 14th Air force commander who now heads n China-based nlrlino, iced up over tho Puklen mountains on night to Canton but returned to a safe landing hero. The plane was carrying 12 other passengers, mainly personnel of CNRRA air transport line. Left Madison for China October 29 Madison. Win. Bishop Schuyler Edward Oiirth of the Methodist Episcopacy of Wisconsin and his wife, who with other per- sons wero passengers in a Chinese commercial piano reported found wrecked and burned 100 mllcji went of Hankow today, left Madison last October 29 for China where he was to make a study of the needs of the Methodist church, They have three children. Lost week Bishop Oarth, who was 48. was elected president of the Wis- consin Council of Churches in his absence. Bishop Oarth, who was born at Kan., received degrees from Bnkrr university at Baldwin Kan., Onrrett 131bllcnl Imitltutn ant Ohio We.xleyun university, und wns Fines Aggregating Imposed Redistricting On Trio in U. S. District Court Pleads Innocent in Bank Holdup Mrs, Opal Dlxon, 35, (left) pleaded Innocent yesterday to a charge of entering a bank with Intent to. rob, stemming from the holdup of a downtown Des Molncs bank last Wednesday. Shown with her In district court at DCS Molncs aro her two daughters, Mrs. Isc AxpUn, 18, (centor) nnd Mrs. Jewell Coultla, 16. (A.F. Wirc- photo to The Republican-Herald.) Engel Warns 20% Tax Cut Could Hurt G.O.P. Wa.shinRlon By Francis M. to May Representative Engcl told his fellow Republicans today that enactment of the G.O.P.-backed bill to cut Income taxes 20 per cent might "spell defeat" lor the. party In 1948. The long-brewing rebellion to O.O.P. ranks, against "across the board" tax cutting broke into the open as tho House nearcd a vote on legislation freezing excise taxes on liquor, furs and many other items at Anti-Eviction Bill Signed by Gov. Youngdahl St. I'aul Governor Luthc Youngdahl today signed into law the anti-eviction bill, first of th meoHui-es advocated In his Inuugura address thrto weeks ago, to find its way onto Minnesota statute books. The bill was passed by the son onnel Involved in executive head- uarters will be withdra-wn as soon is possible." To Recall This was authoritatively inter- preted to mean that anny personnel nd equipment in the Pclping-Tlen- sln area would be pulled out first. Then the marines, -who serve as urity and supply forces, -would emoved. According to information icrcv this will leave In China only a. cry small at LOCO a marines. They arc at Tsing- ao aiding a navy training program. Officials here noted that the pres- nce of the American military forces ,.n China has been attacked, fre- quently by the Soviet government. On at least one occasion Premier Stalin himself said they ought to bo withdrawn. Today's announced in- tention thus should eliminate one point of Soviet-American friction. The announcement was made here by Michael J. McDcrmott, State de- partment press officer, at m- simultaneously with formal notification of the Chinese govern- ment and the Communists by Am- (Contlnnrd on Pate 3. Column S.) CHINA Child With Food in Lung Succumbs Aberdeen, S. 00- day-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd R. Whltsctt, Rapid City, S, D., died before a chartered plane equipped with an oxygen tent could deliver the infant here Tuesday for an oper- ation to remove food which had lodged in the lungs. Paid for First Book Printed in America in 1640 New man quiet- ly nodding his head at an auc- tion lost nijrht raised the shouted bids of Socialite Cor- nelius Vandcrbill Whitney to for .1 cony of 'the firet book printed in with a final nod, acquired it for the highest price ever paid for a. book In this country. The volume was one ot 11 cx- Islant of the Bay Psalm, pub- lished in 1640 at Cambridge, Mass., by the first printing es- tablishment in the Massa- chusetts Bar colony. Dr. A. S. W. Koscnbach, rare books dealer whose agent, John Fleming, outbid Whitney at the Farko Bcrnct galleries last night, said today he considered It "a very price." Weather FEDERAL FORECASTS Wlnona and vicinity: Cloudy, oc- casional light snow tonight; low 20. Clearing nnd much colder Thurs- day and Thursday night; high. In afternoon 18 to 20. south portion tonight, becoming heavy In south portion. Considerable blowing- and drifting snow. Snow changing to flurries and ending Thursday. Partly cloudy and rather cold nortti portion, with snow flurries near Lake Superior. Cold south portion tonight; much colder entire Thursday nnd Thursday night. Slowly dfminlshiriK winds. tonight becom- ing heavy in south portion with con- siderable blowing and drifting snow. Snow gradually diminishing Thurs- day. Windy. Clearing and mucli colder Thursday night. LOCAI, WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending nt 12 m. today: Maximum, 26; minimum, 22; noon. 25; precipitation, eight Inches of snow; sun sets tonight nt sun rises tomorrow at TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max. Min. Pet. Chicago............35 29 .01 International Palls 8 II Los Angeles........48 40 Miami 77 73 Mpls. St. Paul.....25 21 .12 New Orleans.......76 60 New York 60 3R Seattle 3fi 30 .01 87 38
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