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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 31, 1947, Winona, Minnesota                                W EATHER xiw tanlfht wJlft continued) ectld Saturday. Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Preis F OLLOW Steve Canyon Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations On BACK VOLUME 46. NO. 293 WINONA, MINNESOTA, FRIDAY EVENING, JANUARY 31. 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY TWELVE PAGES Norton Block Given to Y. M. C. A. Relief Engine From Rochester Rams Iowa Freight, 3 Dead Cold Wave To Follow Blizzard Minnesota and Wisconsin Digging Out of Snowdrifts IJy The Assorlutcil Press The Mldwrat dUK out from uncle n blunkrt ot snow und Ico toda nnd braced for u new cold wav folloT-'lnK winter's most violent an destructive weather which killed a jrnst 25 persons, injured scores an< caused property damage or thou unnAx or dollars. One man was killed, two died Inter of burns and five more crow men' wore hurt when a relief from Rochester, rammed a Mulled Chicago Great Western freight train at Alta Vista, Iowa durlr.K Thursday's blinding snow- storm. Wayne Miller, St. Paul, wns killcc In the civboosc of the rrmroonec irtiln und Puul Buttertleld, Mc- Intlre. Town, unc! Clyde Eastmnn Mclntlre, lown, section worker, died Inter of burns suffered when the relief engine's boiler exploded. Three Badly Hurt Critically burned or Injured and taken to the New Hampton, Iowa hospital were: Wllllum Bens, St Paul: Leo Vnn dc Walker, South St. Paul, nnd Paul Krum, Elma, Inwa. Less seriously hurt were George Klahr, enftlnecr. und E. H. Hove, fireman on the relief engine, both or Rochester. Klnhr said visibility was so poor ho could not see the stalled train until It was too late. The death toll was tho heaviest In South nnd Southwest where utrucfc Thursday nljrht, tit least eight In Alabama, Georgia, und Tcnimiwco nnd woven In nnd Missouri. Ten olh- rr persons' in Midwest Htntes died In directly attributable to the snow, Meet nnd wind storms. While weather in tho South clear- ed, snow continued fulling in some parts of tho Midwest. Thero wero several towns virtually isolated and highway, rail and nlr travel was halted in many aroos. Glazed and snow-blocked roads mndo driving hazardous. Schools remained cloned und business and Industrial opera- were sharply curtailed or sus- pended over the weekend In several communities. A 110-foot radio blew-clown i Camp McCoy during the height of the storm, but no one won Injured. Milwaukee Snowbound Milwaukee wns virtually snow- Bridges Charges Russia Seeking Ally in Germany Calls on General Marshall to Take Firm Stand at Moscow Conference Senator Bridges (R.-N. charging that Washington Russia's aim is to turn Germany into a "satellite and called upon Secretary ofxState Marshall today to stand firm at the Moscow foreign min- isters' conference. "II Moscow succeeds in the great de- sign of merging Russian manpower and German technical discipline, the last chance ol saving democratic civilization will be Bridges declared. In a state- ment prepared, for ihe Senate. "That is why .the scheduled big power conference In Moscow (March. 10) is so terribly Important. It is there that our new secretary of state will have his first and most decisive test." Bridges, a member of the Senate for- eign relations committee, issued the statement low days after Senator Mc- Mahon. told his colleagues he StylM Bridget suspected Russia of building an atomic plant In the Ural moun- ,alns and this country "may 'bo In mortal danger." Shurply critical both of America's wartime diplomatic deal- ngs with Russia and of the Soviet union's podkwar activities, bound following a snowfall or 10 inches. Similar condition.1! were re- [jortrd In many communities throuKhout the entire snow belt rxtfntlinK from Illinois Into canlern Nrbrnr.ka. Neither pfi.iollm- nur trolley busen moved in the city ycntei'day and none wcrn expected to be freed to- tiny. A few ntW'tcar.1 made limited trips but automobile trttvcl wns nonexistent. Ousts of wind, which reached 00 miles per hour velocity, whipped up iritish Women And Children to -cave Palestine Winston Churchill nred tho British government today o surrender its Palestine mandat o the United Nations unless th nltccl States joins Britain "on a 0-50 basis" in a new policy for. thi Toly Almost simultaneously, tho Pales no government ordered tho evacu tion of British women and children the United Kingdom, In a decl on apparently foreshadowing new ctlon against terrorism in t Churchill, speaking in Houno ommonfl debate, declared: "Wo have broken our pledges to 10 Jews. Having found ourselves capable of carrying out our prom- ises, have no right to say that wo have to stay there for motive.1 or honor. "If thero Is no call to honor, then tho responsibility of stopping clvi war In Palestine between Jew and Arab oiiKht to be borne by U. N (tho United Nations) and not by thin poor, overburdened and heavily Injured country." (Continued on T'uee G. Column TKAI.V WKF.CK Weather POKKCASTS Wlnonu nrul wavo e-nriditlons Hiilurduy and Sunday. Putlly cloudy with occasional snow flurries tonlKht nnd Saturday foro- ncion. Decidedly colder; low temper- ature near ten below. Minnesota: Cold wave conditions gradually dcvrloplng over state, be- rominj: intt-nsrly cold by Saturday :iicht. Low temperuturu Saturday nlcht 33 below north und 25 below Occasional unow flurries and windy tonlKht mid Saturday. Cdlcl wavr conditions slowly dcvcloiiliiK over stiito tonight liiid Saturday, bccumlng very cold Stiuiriliiy Low temperature smurdiiy nlKht nuiKltiK from 25 in-low northwrst to ten below south- c.ist portion, fciiticrrd snow flur- ries lonlKht nnd Saturday. LOCAL OfUclol observations for the 21 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 20; minimum, 
                            

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