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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 5, 1947, Winona, Minnesota                                w EATHER and ton If hi, low la J'-i attovt; partly WBrmir Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Press F OLLOW Steve Canyon Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations Dully On the HACK PACE VOLUME 46, NO. 297 WINONA. MINNESOTA, WEDNESDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 5. 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY EIGHTEEN PAGES Truman Fears New Peril to World Peace President Reports on Progress of U. N., Praises Efforts for A-Bomb Controls By John M. Hishtower Truman told Congress today that the United Nations has made "prcat progress" In the past year but that world hopes Tor peace can yet "be betrayed and, lost." "The difficulties and dangers that He before us are many and serious." Mr. Truman sold In a letter transmitting to both the Senate and House a report on United States activities In the world organi- zation during 1040. Ho declared In the report Itsell thnt program made on International Chiang Recalls General, Spring Campaign Seen By Edn-urd E. Bomar The breakdown Chlneso peace negotiations was reported today to have prompted Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek to recall his top mllltarly leader, Ocn- cral Ho Ying-chln, from the United States. Chinese officials said that General Ho, who currently is China's representative on the United Na- tions staff committee, probably will leave for_home this month. Ho and Ambassador Wclllngtan Koo paid what they termed a courtesy call on Secretary of State Marshall earlier this week. China's wartime chief of staff, Ho is rated an uncompromising foe of the Communists. He long has been identified with the extreme rlgh wing of the Nanking Nationalists for the failure of his efforts to cf- control of atomic energy is "heart- ening." due chiefly to increasing Russian agreement with American proposals for a world control sys- tem. On the other hand, the chief ex- ecutive described as "disappointingly slow" the work of tho military staff committee. That TJ.N. agency has the task of organizing the forces which the security council Is auth- orized to use against any future ag- gressor. Mr. Truman said, however, 'there are already signs of greater speed and It Is hoped that the pace of the committee's work will continue to accelerate." feet ft settlement of China's clvi strife. The general's transfer to the United States lost year was vicwec at the time portly as a means of Riving a free hand In try- ing to bring the moderate together Thus his recall Is viewed by some diplomatic authorities as a. further indication that the two rival fac- tions Jn China are squaring off to resume full wale warfare In the spring or summer. Chinese officials say only that Ho's work In this country Is near- Ing completion. He heads a mill' tary mission as well as serving on the U. N. committee, and officials Hard Work Ahead The President listed as one out- standing accomplishment of the peace agency during Its first year the unanimous agreement by the 54 member nations, including Russia, on the principle of International control and inspection of atomic energy, "established by treaty ant not subject to any veto in its oper- ations." But he added: "Many months of hard work and difficult negotiation in the security council ond the atomic energy cam- (Contlnned on 5, Column 1) TRtMAN Raid the muuiion'a about wound up. work has been Missing Navy Plane Sought XorfoUc, Coast guard and army Joined with the navy today in a scorch of the Chesa- peake boy area for a navy R4D plane with four and possibly six men aboard which went silent In the freezing gale-swept skies over Chlncoteogue Island lost night after reporting It was lost and en- countering storms. Headquarters of the coast guard xnld aircraft from Ita station a Elizabeth City. N. C., ctotlon and army planes from Andrews Field in Washington were taking up the search for the navy coun- terpart of the commercial DC-3 The navy said there were no new developments. The missing piano was trying to return to the Norfolk nnvnl air station from Portsmouth, N. H. where it flew early yesterday with a loud of prisoners for the naval prlspn there. Truman Asks Presidential Succession Law Tru- man today asked Congresi for logla- Jal.lon which would place Republi- can Speaker Joe Martin first in line for succession to the presidency. The President, In a letter to Mar- tin, and Senator Vandenbcrg (R.- president pro tcm of the Senate, renewed his appeal for a Worst Blizzard in 50 Years Sweeps England worst blizzard in 50 yearn iwcpt the industrial midlands and north' era England today, Intensifying- a fuel shortage that has closed hundreds of factories and thrown thousands out of work In the last week. The new cold wave heightened government concern over an In- cipient economic crisis which It almost powerless to relieve un- til warm spring weather cuts fuel consumption and permits Increased coal output. More than re- portedly have been thrown out of work by the fuel shortage. 15 Men Test Rubber Suits at Little America By Alton JJlakcsIce" Little America, February laycd) men, Imltat Ing polar bears, splashed and swam for 21 minutes today In the' Ice choked, 30-degree water of the Ba. of Whales to test new rubber swli suits. The men were all expert swim mers ol underwater demolition team No. 4 with the United states navy' antarctic task force. They wor heavy underwear, socks and glove underneath skintight green suits first designed for the invasion o, Japan. Commander Harry Q. Eisberg medical officer, sold that withou protection they probably would have suffered fatal exposure within five or six minutes. As It was, a medlca checkup showed no harmful ef- fects and only slight temperature changes. Some had numb or nch- ing hands, feet and faces. All were rewarded with whisky. The men moving through slushy ice a quarter of an Inch to two Inch- es thick, stayed close to the flagship Mount Olympus and an attending boat with ropes attached to their backs. One ate Ice cream while lolling In the water. Relief Seen Before New Cold Wave Sub Zero Spell Spreads Over Eastern U. S. By The Associated Press Winter kept Its relentless Jcy grip on the eastern half of the nation ay as sub-zero blasts In the Mid- west spread Into the East and even Dixieland was freezing. Temperatures toppled as much as 0 to 50 degrees in some of (he mid- Atlantic and eastern seaboard cities and the mercury tumbled to below freezing In parts of Florida, Missis- sippi and Alabama. The strong winds which for two days buffeted the Midwest carried the frigid blasts eastward and as far south as northern Florida. Meriden, Miss., shivered In morning reading of 20 above. The mercury touched 28 at Jacksonville, Fla. Cold in East The Federal Weather bureau In Chicago reported sharp drops in temperature In' eastern cities. In Washington the mercury skidded to eight above as compared to a high of 47 yesterday. Below zero readings again today were general in Minnesota and Wis- consin, "Coldest spot on the early morning weather map was Pemblna, 1. D., where the mercury dropped ,o 24 below. The mercury plunged to 33 de- rrees below zero in Warroad, on Minnesota's northern border, at I a. m. and other readings over the tate were In the sub-zero range, but he weather man promised prompt jut temporary relief. "Pair and warmer said he forecast. "Thursday cloudy with change in the succession. traditional line of New Gold Strike in South America Johannesburg. South new gold strike sent mine share prices up ten shillings on the Johannesburg stock exchange today while In another part of South Af- rica a great diamond rush contin- ued unabated. Ninety-five ounces to the ton was the official announced assay in the gold strike at Odcr.aalsrust, feet southeast of last year's big strike. Five thousand white diggers nnd G.OOO native laborers were takin part in the diamond rush ten mil north of Bloemhof on the Vaal riv er. where diamonds worth mo than were discovered dur Ing prospecting. Secretary of State George C. Mar- shall currently would advance to the White House If a vacancy should oc- cur prior to the 1948 elections. Mr. Truman's first proposal that the speaker of the House be put In lino after the vice-president was made shortly after ho succeeded Franklin D. Roosevelt. It was directed to a Congress con- trolled by his own Democratic party and would have made former Speak- er Sam Rayburn President in the event of his own Incapncltatlon. Mr. Truman wrote today: "I said then, and I repeat now, that In a democracy the President should not have the power to nomi- nate his Immediate successor." McCarthy Asks More Freedom On Evictions Washington Senator Mc- Carthy (R.-Wis.) suggested yester- day landlords' complains about OPA rent ceilings and regulations could >e eased by giving them more recdom to evict undesirable, ten- 4 Killed When Train Explodes Gas Truck Burning Train and Truck Weather FEDERAL FORECASTS Wmona and vicinity: Fair wit rJowly rising temperature tonight low ten to 12 above. Partly cloud nnd warmer Thursday; high near 3( Minnesota: Increasing cloudiness arid not so cold tonight; Thursda cloudy with .inow Hurries nnd turn ing colder. Much colder Thursda nlcht. Wisconsin: Increasing cloudiness and not so cold tonight nnd Thura day. except becoming colder with snow Hurries northwest portion Thursday afternoon. Snow Hurries and much colder Thursday nigh and Friday. LOCAL WEATHEIt Official observations for tho 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 0; minimum, noon 2: precipitation, none; sun sets to- night at sun rises tomorrow ELSKWIIERE Max. Mln. Pet. Cntcjico 7 1 Int. Pulls 8 2B Los Angclcx 82 s S7 Miiunl 77 45 ,04 Mpl.H.. St. Paul 3 New Orleans 58 30 New York 50 (I .01 Washington ......47 7 .28 3 Carloads of Peaches Seized carloads of canned peaches from Colorado were seized In a warehouse here to- day by agents of the federal Food and Drug administration because of mproper grading. "These peaces are good food and perfectly said Chester Hubble, food and drug chief here, "but they do not comply with grad- ing standards In that the pieces of fruit aro crushed or broken." He said the court would be asked to compel the shippers to relabel the fruit before placing It on sale. New President of Poland Named Warsaw Boleslaw Bierut, who had headed the Moscow-born provisional Polish government for 16 months, was elected president of Poland for a seven-year term by the bloc-controlled parliament to- day. The only .candidate nominated for the presidency, Beirut received 408 votes. Deputies- of Stanislaw Mlkolaj- czyk's Polish Peasant party, which has contended that the election forming the parliament' was neither free nor unfettered, cast 25 negative votes. ants. Ho predicted to reporters that be- fore the Senate banking commit- tee completes its study of proposed new rent legislation it will consider something like this: Let the landlord evict tenants without regard for OPA regulations if the apartment or house would then be rented to a married vet- eran. "I think the committee's hearings ho told a reporter, "that Jie principal gripe on the part of tho landlord is not the amount of money he gets but about the un- desirable tenant that< he can't get rid of under OPA rules." McCarthy is a co-sponsor of a' bill by Senator Hawks (B.-N. J.) to extend rent control, but eliminate ceilings on newly constructed or newly-rented houses and'ralse other now flurries and becoming colder. In the Twin Cities area, where the vernlght .low was eight below, a .igh of 25 was forecast for the day. 8 Below at Rochester Other early morning temperatures ncluded 28 below at International 25 below at Bemidji, 19 below n Duluth, 11 below In St. Cloud and ight below in Rochester. Traffic was moving again over most of Wisconsin's main and- sec- ndary roads after crews yesterday ontlnued to plow through hard nowdrifts whipped by sub-zero winds. Milwaukee's street crews still were orktag to free remaining streets and alleys from the blockade of snow which brought the city almost to a standstill last Wednesday. Most of the main streets have been open ed to traffic, but many secondary streets and'alleyways still were Im- passable. Highs'and lows reported in consin included 3 and at Milwau- kee, 6 and at Madison, 6 and at La Crosse, and at Superior, zero and -10 at Park PalJs, 2 and at Green Bay and 5 and at Wausau. The engine of a Southern Pacific streamlined passenger train and an oil truck and trailer burn after collision late yesterday which sent a spray of burn rasolinc over the wreckage. (A.r. Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) Eisler, Named Top For Kremlin in U. Sv to Be Questioned Tomorrow By William F. Arbogast St. senate soldiers welfare committee at a hearing j Tuesday heard the advice of Adju- Washington. The House committee on, un-American Itant General Ellard A. Walsh on activities tossed a cloak of mystery today over all but one of Its "Important witnesses" summoned to testify tomorrow. Except to' say that Oerhard Eisler, arrested yesterday at his ceilings 15 per cent. McCarthy, said inany landlords now have tenants whom they re- gard as undesirable but which are 'legal nuisance" cases and whom they cannot evict. St. Cloud Bond Issue Approved St. Cloud, Cloud voters Tuesday approved .a bond issue for park- and airport improvements. A five eighths majority was necessary for the passage of the bond proposal. In favor were voters, with opposed. The will be allocated' as City tunas ol to be matched by of state and federal money for construction of a concrete runway and for meeting all requirements of a class three airport. For Improvement of the new municipal sports field, For building a.field house at Wilson park and for adding a story to the basement field house at Scbcrgcr park, If the federal government matches the city's and the state's total spent on the project would bo It was estimated the bonds will be retired within 13 years. New Plane May GoSSOM.P.H. El Sccundo, navy' and Douglas Aircraft Company to- day took the wraps off the D-558 Skystreak, a .turbo-jet propelled "flying test tube" designed to probe aerodynamic secrets of the trans- sonic speed range, 550 to 650- miles an hour. The little plane, scheduled for Its first speed for the navy this spring at the Muroc, Calif., army air base, was previewed on the ground .at the plant here where it was built. It Is 35 feet long; 12 a wing span of 25 and gross takeoff weight of pounds.' Its' power plant, engineers said, is the- notion's most powerful Jet- House Told REA Engaged in State Politics St. Paul W) The Minnesota house Tuesday heard charges that ihe Rural Electrification administra- tion had engaged in polltcal mani- pulation lost fall In Beltraml county. During discussion of a concur- rent resolution asking Congress to! continue the agency, Representa- tive Leonard B. Dickinson, Be- midji, said he recognized the bene- fits of BEA but wanted tho house: to know .he objected to its "playin pressure politics." "During last fall's elections th REA in Beltraml county not onl ran its electrical system but trie to run a political campaign as well he declared. "In some insta BEA agents went so far as preach electricity, users and te them they must vote for so and s if they wanted BEA continued." Representative ,P. J. E. Peterson Truman, an author of the reso lution, said he agreed with Dickin son's comment and thought Wash Ington authorities should be in formed of 'his charges. .The nous New Yorlc home, will be on hand for the committee's first public session of 1947, Chairman Thomas (R N. declined to be specific. Eisler has been depicted In com mlttee testimony as tho Kremlin top agent in this country. "There are about a dozen impo: tant witnesses under subpoena an you better be on hand to see wh they Thomas told newsme who.prodded him for some identlfl cation. Not Named He could not name them now, h added, because of "the delicate na ture of the situation." Asked whether prospective wit nesses Include Hollywood celcbritle whom the committee has indicate WU1 engine, .T GeneralMetric TG-180 thcn the measure. turborjet equaling the horsepower of four B-29 engines, wide open. Engineers said phenomena at sub- sonic below 550, and the behavior of projectiles traveling at super-sonic ranges, about 850, both are the mysteries of the perversities of air flow between those ranges are yet to be tapped. That's the job set out for th Skystreak and Its pljot. House Asked to Oppose Sales Tax St. resolution askln hat the state house of representa ;ives go on record as opposed to a sales tax" was scheduled for In Wilson, G.M.C. Ffead, Says He'll Never Sign Closed Shop Contract Waxltinrton _ _ Charles E Wilson, president .of General Mo- ors, today told the senate labor ommlttee he "never will sign" loscd shop contract. "I wouldn't sign a closed shop the corporation head colored. "I never will sign one. When it gets around to that they an make a farmer1 out of me." The white-haired O.M. executive xpresscd his views undqr questlon- ng by Senator Morse ho told Wilson: "Tho thing you are overlooking Is hnt wo have to protect working men from employers who want to destroy -the right to economic benefit." organize for The labor committee Is conduct- Ing hearings on a sheaf of bills designed to iron out labor-manage- ment troubles. One of the meas- ures would outlaw closed shop con- tracts, which required a worker to join a union to get a job. Wilson also: 1. Advocated revision of the Nor- rla-La Guardla anti-Injunction act to ,prevent what Senator Donnell (R.-Mo.) called union "violence-and Intimidation." 2. Declared the United States Conciliation service had been "un- successful" in handling strikes be- cause tho service is made up "mostly of union officials in offlcc or out of office." 3. Urged that jurisdiction over abor matters be turned over to state and .local courts to the greatest possible extent. reduction, today by Representative Arthur Glllen, South Si. Paul. "The house of representatives Is pposed to the principles of a gen- ral sales the resolution reads and the committees of the house ire requested to consider and plan eglslation. in accordance with thai pinion insofar as possible." Child Falls Out of Speeding Car Superior, WIs. The method five-year-old David Nye used to get rid of a wad of ehcwlnff rum is not recom- mended. David was riding- in an auto- mobile with his father, the Rev. Kf. Xye, pastor of the First Methodist church. The gum had lost its flavor so David decided to lower the window and throw the gum away. He reached for the window crank, instead pulled the door handle, and promptly fell out of the car was traveling at an esti- mated 50 miles per. hour. Mr. Nyo applied the brakes and returned for David who suffered only a bump on his head 'and a couple of scratches. David had also gotten rid of the gum. Changes Asked in Compensation Law St. to fill a "blind spot" in the unemploymen compensation law, Representative Fred P. Memmer of St. Paul today proposed u bill to pay weekly bene- fits' up to .to employes for time lost due to sickness and accidents not connected with work. Payments would be made from a Minnesota disability benefit fund financed by a one per cent tax on the first of employes annual income. A maximum of 20-pay- ments of each would be permit- ted in one year. The fund proposed would be an employes fund, and could not be 'Interfered with by Memmer said. The lowest benefit payment is :er week for 12 weeks. A worker may collect compensation after one veek's .loss of work. from considerable distances." Despite Elsler's arrest in New York and his transfer to Ellis islanc for possible deportation proceedings Thomas said he is '.'conhdent" tha Eisler will be on hand tomorrow. He disclosed that the committef on January 31 requested the Justice department to keep a "24 hour sur- veillance in order to Insure" Els- ler's appearance. Named Red Leader in U. S. Eisler was Identified last year by Louis F. Budenz, former Commu- nist editor, as the leader of the Communist movement in the United States. Budenz renounced Commu- nism to join the Catholic church and accept an economics professor- ship at Notre Dame and later at Fordham. The federal warrant on which Eisler Was picked up yesterday charged violation of the enemy alien act. EJsler had been scheduled to leave or his native Germany on .a Rus- ian vessel last October 18 but his xit permit was canceled without xplanatlon by the State depart- ment. _amont Makes Gift of for Restoring Cathedral tha homas W. Lamont of New Yor ty had donated toward estorbig Canterbury cathedral was cclaimed by the London press to ay as new evidence of British friendship. Minnesota soldiers bonus. Walsh, who administered the bo nus after World War I, suggeste that to avoid possible tangles th time, the gratuity be made payab to "all bonafide residents of Mlnne sota who served honorably In th armed between September 1C, 1940, when selective scrvlc started until December 31 lost whcr President Truman proclaimed th end of hostilities. He said the bonus should not dJs criminate between service at horn or abroad because "soldiers had. t< go where they were Com plications might arise, he cited, from the case of a sailor who oltematci between a home port and overseas duty. He estimated thnt a paymen for each month of service would cost Minnesota plus ad- ministration and interest costs. Senator Frank Dougherty, Fair- mont, committee chairman, named a subcommittee to work with Walsh and veterans' groups in an effort to ready an acceptable bonus measure within ten days. Engineer Dead in Island Wreck Wttle locomotive nd four cars of the Bock Island's assenger train No. 112 wore derail- d near Maumelle station, IS miles of here, early today and the ngineer died In the wreck. Railroad officials said the engl- ecr, G. E. Haggard, Little Rock, ras scalded by u broken steam line as the locomotive leaned against an -mbankment.' The railroad said no ne had been reported Injured. iighway System 90 Injured At Fresno, California Ten Cars Burn, Passengers Fight Way Out of Fire Fresno, flaming crash of the Southern Pacific rail- oad's streamlined Daylight Limited nto a loaded gasoline truck claimed in additional fatality today, bring- ing the dead to four. Ninety passengers were some 12 remaining in serious con- the streamliner was nveloped in flames which swept through ten of the 14 cars. The fourth victim died in Kings- urge hospital early today. She was Katherine Ann Hansen, 17, Pasade- a, a. victim of burns. Earlier the ngincer and fireman and a woman asscnger had died. The Daylight left Los esterday morning en route for OaJc- and and San Francisco. It struck ic tank-trailer of the gasoline -uck at 3 p. ID. on the outskirts f Kingsburg, 20 miles south of resno. The train was sprayed with burn- g gasoline and turned Into a blaz- ing wreck In a matter of seconds: its gayly-decoratcd orange cars Jammed with frantic passengers smashing windows and fighting crazily to escape. Ten of the streamliner's 1-i cars burned. None left the tracks buC the sudden envelopment of the train In blazing gasoline and deadly fumes created a near-panic among the hundreds of passengers. Red Cross Aids The streamliner, racing through the flatlands of the San Joatjuin valley, slashed into the tank truck at p. m. yesterday. For hours afterward railway officials, the Red Cross and other relief -agencies struggled to aid the scores of casu- alties and find out the extent of the disaster. The dead were Identified by the railroad as Mrs. Sara E. Badgley of Dunsmulr. Calif.; George Schneck- enberger of Bokersficld, the engi- neer, and Ernest M. Comer, Bakers- field, fireman. Philip Lee Mayer, 21, of Fresco, the truck driver, escaped injury. The scene was one of tragic hor- ror as the searing flames trapped many of the 500 passengers in the cars. Some passengers were injured when they smashed windows and umpcd from the cars through lames thnt leaped eight to ten feet gross along the right f wny adding to the fire haiird. B. W. Mitchell, Southern Pacific division superintendent at Fresno, elieved at least 20, and possibly 30 Youngdahl Names Law enforcement Committee St. anew is Interest in law violation. Gover- nor Luther Youngdahl today ap- pointed a six-man governor's law enforcement committee to Join in -a ''relentless drive against vice, crime and other disrupting elements." Bradshow Mintener, vice-presi- dent and' general counsel of Pills- bury Mills, Inc., of Minneapolis, was named chairman, ore: Other members Harold Ames, St. Paul, insurance man and former Community Chest director. Paul E. Anderson, Wlllmar, former Kandiyohi county sheriff. Albin Berens, former F.B.I. agent and now on the staff of the Mayo clinic, Rochester. Prevost A. Coulter, managing edi- tor of the Duluth Herald and News Tribune. Richard L. Johanscu, research as- sistant, secretary. The committee will serve without compensation, and will advise Gov- ernor Youngdahl on law enforce- ment problems, the objective, said the governor, is to keep the matter 'on a high and dignified plane." "They enter upon this .public service because they avc convinced ;hat the welfare of their communi- ties is directly dependent upon law enforcement that pursues a relent- less drive against vice, crime and other elements which continually attempt to disrupt our Gov- ernor Youngdahl said. tudy Suggested St. J. Hoffmann Ate highway commissioner, Tues iy night urged appointment of- glslative Interim committee fe ako a complete study of the state ghway system with a view to re venation and extension. He spoke at a joint dinner meet ing of the house and senate high ways committees. Willow River Man Dead in Cabin Fire Willow Bivrr Joseph F Adamek, 77, burned to death las night in a fire which destroyed his small cabin. Pine County coronc Frank P. Gottry said, would be burled at where the fire daughter living. Slogan Returning Customer Always Merchants Recall Washington The Com- merce department dusted off a. prewar slogan today: "The cus- tomer Is always rlpht." Said a statement by the de- partment's office of small busi- ness: "In time customers will for- get the shortages and priva- tions they have suffered as a re- sult of the war, hut they will not continue to patronize stores whose employes arc untrained, unskilled and dUcourtcous." Small retailers who do not "re- turn to prompt, efficient and courteous service" are unlikely to "survive and prosper in the highly competitive period the statement f the injured were seriously burned- The victims were taken to hospi- ils at Kingsburg, Sclma, Fresno nd, Tulare, adding to the difricul- es of determining the extent of iclr Injuries. Truck Slopped First Uninjured passengers were brpught o Fresno by bus. Those bound for akland and San Francisco were ut on a special train, and those n route to Sacramento continued here by bus. Mayer told the California highway atrol that he came to a stop prior crossing the track. He said a eight train was on a siding and je wig-was warning signal was not working. He told officers he was halfway across the right-of-way be- fore he saw the onrushing train. Police Chief John H. Smith of Kingsburg said the accident "was the worst tiling I ever saw." He said some of the injured "were in hor- Hble condition from burns." The front port of the truck es- caped the collision, which tore the trailer loose and carried It approxi- mately a quarter of a mile down the roadbed while flaming gasoline spewed over the ten coaches. Within an hour after the crash. nearby hospitals were overflowing with the injured, but many were lurt only slightly nnd were soon dismissed. J. E. MulJaney. a brnJcemsn from JOS Angeles, told newsmen that when tile traiA hit the tank truck saw ".a blinding flash" and lost consciousness for a. brief time. i Another crewman, J. C. Ellis, San Ynnciseo porter, kicked out a. win- ow of his car and nulled many of he passengers to safety. Mrs. Jessie Mnthcws, who lives at lnsburg near the scene, said: "When I saw the cars going up in ames, Iran to my refrigerator and ot out a can of salaxi oil and some utter. Then I ran over to the lilroad and began applying them to 1C burned passengers." She was helped by Mrs. G. R. amp. n, F. T. Flnnegan. watchman for the earby Roma Wine Company, said e saw the crash and then saw amcs shoot "loo feet high from he trailer." of Snows Crowned t St. Paul Carnival St. Duffy, rcp- esejjting the Minnesota. Federal avings S: Loan association, was owned queen of the snows at a Paul winter carnival ceremony uesday night.   

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