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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 1, 1947, Winona, Minnesota                                w EATHER Cold WIIVB tonljcht. low fcbout -lot quite cold Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Press F OLLOW Steve Canyon Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations On HACK FACE VOLUME 46. NO. 294 WINONA, MINNESOTA, SATURDAY EVENING. FEBRUARY 1, 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY FOURTEEN PAGES Truman Hails Building Trades Arbitration Pledge Andresen Committee Urges More Sugar A ______, O No-Strike 10-15 Pound Increase Per Person Asked Third More Sought for Industrial Users Washington A House com mlttce Investigating food shortage "Insisted" unanimously today trn to 15 pounds more sugar fo every American this year. It sal industrial users should have n thir more than they got in 194G. The committee rushed its repor and recommendations to Secretary of Agriculture Clinton P. Andcrso in advance of a Monday meeting o RH international sugar commute which will try to divide the world' supply. The committee said it "insist that tho secretary of agricultur retain approximately shor tons of Cuban sugar" which tho tr S. has bought under an agreemen with the Cuban government. Chairman August H. Andresen fR.-Mlnni. told reporters thnt 1 Euro-peon countries get all th American sugar they nre requesting "We will have the smallest pe capita, consumption of sugar we've had In our American consumers were allowec 25 pounds apiece last year. The committee proposed "not less than 35 to 40 pounds" in 1947. Andresen .taid tho Agriculture department has agreed to an extra ration of live C.N.W. Snowplow Opens Track; Iowa Wreck pounds after April a total of 30. The Increases can be granted, the committee said, if Secretary Ander- son holds on to all the Cubnn sugar. That would leave nomo 000 tons of this island Htipply for the rest of the world, or BOO.OOO than in 104C. The committee said this reduction Is more by an Increase of .tons, or 31 per cent, in European production. The International sugar commlt- tre is nn of the international emergency food council, of which 30 countries are members. Probe of War Profits Promised Washing-ton Chairman Brewster today commit- ted the Senate's special war Investi- gating committee to a "complete ex- amination of of war In the scene the left a Chicago North Western snowplow battles drifts just outside Milwaukee In the wake of an 18-inch snowfall, the city's heaviest In 20 years, which tied up transportation facilities completely. At the right Is a view of the wreckage of a relief locomotive and caboose of a'stalled Chicago Great Western train which crashed at AHa Vista, Iowa. (A.P. Wirephotos to The Republican-Herald.) Cold Wave Day A.F1. Urges Ideal for Opening of St. Paul Winter Carnival St. Paul With the obliging in all respects, St. Paul's whiter carnival opened today with a grand parade slated x> start at 2 p. m. lor an hour and 15 minutes of marching. Ample snow received at midweek; was being well preserved by iwnperaturcs which hovered around the zero mark as parade me nearcd. Ready for the parade laborutely decorated floats, 50 mi leal units and members or 2 marching units. Thirty-eight sno uccns from surrounding cities ate 'cro to be In the parade. One o ncm will bo crowned queen', of th Jiows at p. m', Tuesday. Giving the parade a wintry touc Iso was a unit of 100 soldiers from amp McCoy, now in wlnte isk force training, with them cam ivcral pieces of Arctic miltary quipmcnt. Among events Sunday will be a e fishing contest at White Bea ke, coronation of King Boreas a P, m. nt tho Como park green ouse and a cross country ski rac 3 p. m. In Como park.' He told reporters he based his estimate on information that of spent in tho war ef- fort, J315.000.000.000 was disbursed on contracts where the profit nver- Cold wave warnings wore issue r Minnesota and Iowa today a rccasters warned that a new col ell was headed for tho Mldwesi The chilly weather moved int the Dakotos, Nebraska and Kansa City, with a temperature of 2 below zero reported at Lemmon, S D., and at Mlriot and Wllliston N. D. Rapid thermometer changes wert reported at all Minnesota point. as the wind shifted to tho north west. Fairmont recorded an 18 de- gree drop to eight below ut 9 n. m. In tho Twin Cities a 14 degree change was recorded with tho tem- perature at zero at 11 a. m. Other Lows Other forenoon temperatures In- cluded Alexandria Crookston Wlllmar In North Dakota, Fargo reported Grand Forks and Bls- marcfc shortly before noon. During the night Mlnot and Willis- ion each reported lows of and Bismarck a low of Severe- below zero temperatures wcro forecast for Minnesota tonight The government sent two notes'wlt_j? 25 to 30 below in the north of protect to the Vatican secretariat'uncf tcn lo J5 below In southern yesterday, the first demanding thcisccUons- return of five "war criminals, who At Albert Lea, where the mercury according to Information received Ifcl1 to slx below at 10 a. m.. n strong by the Yugoslav government fromlwlncl caused some drifting today. the foreign office of Britain, snow feH adding located on Vatican territory." The note named the five men. ten per cent. "We are going to look into all these figures and the individual contracts." Brcwster sold. "We are going to get behind scenes. Vatican Accused in Yugoslav Note Belgrade The Yugoslav government has accusdcl the Vati- can of harboring, and aiding the escape to South America of "notori- ous Yugoslav war criminals." Weather to tho heavy fall of Thursday. Main roads were reported open but some (Continued on COLD WAVE 10. Column 1.) More Powerful A-Bombs Possible, Congress Told hint of new rfid more powerful atomic bombs came from the domestic atomic energy commission today as sena- tors deferred final action on Presi- dent Truman's six nominations to agency. Tho commission, In the first of two reports It Is required to submit to Congress yearly, announced that 'research and development work on mproved atomic weapons is In pro- gress." A member of the Senate-House atomic committee, who asked not to be quoted by name, said he Inter- prets this as confirmation of rumors hat something vastly more powerful han tho bombs which dropped on 'apan is In production. Senate members of the commit- eo may get a further Insight into this matter next week, when they CIO. Talk Over Merger By Harold W. Ward Miami, Fla. Leaders of th A.F.L. today" used C.I.O. Presiden Philip Murray's bid lor a unite labor front as an opening to pro pose a merger of the rival labo jroups. Strategically, the A.F.L. executiv council, meeting here, put Murray on a spot. They said the kind' o: unity of action with which Murray sought to combat anti-labor force could come only through "organic1 or physical merger of the more than members of the two big outfits. Murray on December 5, suggested that the C.I.O., tho railroad broth- erhoods and the A.P.L. should work together to fight off unfavorable .egislation .In.Congress and preseni a solid front otherwise. His plea came at a particularly gloomy time for labor. John L. Lewis' miners still were on strike and industries were being forced Into idleness lor lack of fuel. Withheld Replies A.F.L, President William Green alk In closed door sesslons-to Chair- man David E. Lllienthal and his ommisslon colleagues. Tho report also disclosed: 1. Costly and painstaking methods or the production of pure" product needed for bombs nd other been so mprovcd that considerable savings ave been effected. One of three .ethods In use was abandoned, np- arcntly in favor of the more effl- '.ent one. 2. The government is seeking to evelop new deposits of uranium nd thorium, two sources of fission- bio materials which create atomic xploslons and energy. 3. The commission lists research In ;omlc power for airplanes as a ma- r project. The army air forces has contract with tho Falrchild En- ne 
                            

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