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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 6, 1947, Winona, Minnesota w EATHER jtml wliikl ht) Djtlil unow y, continued Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Press _ BOYSCOUTWEEK FEBRUARY "Soys become Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations VOLUME 46. NO. 298 WINONA. MINNESOTA. THURSDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 6, 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY EIGHTEEN PAGES Conspiracy Count Against Eisler Asked O. M. Gardner, U.S. Envoy to Britain, Dead Succumbs in N.Y. Hotel at Age of 64 North Carolinan Was on Way to Post in England New Vork O. Max Gard- ner. 64, died of coronary thrombosis today (i few hours before ho was to sail on the liner America to assume his post as United States ambassador to Great Britain. Mrs, Gardner nnd their son, Ralph, who were to have willed with him, were with the former North Carolina governor when he died at the Hotel St. Regis. First announcement of the death made by the White House, where Prcsldentlfd Secretary Charles C. Ross said President Truman was "deeply grieved find shocked." N'amrti Month AKO Gardner was named to the diplo- matic post a month HBO to succeed W. Averell Harrlmim who left Lon- don 1o become secretary of com- merce. Prior to appointment to Lon- don, he was under secretary of the trra.Mjry. He served as governor of North Carolina In 3028. In politics for almost 40 yciirn, Gurdnrr wa.i born nt Shelby. N. C., the youngent of a family of 12 chil- dren, nu country doctor father, Oliver Harry Gardner, was an antl- dreesrJontst In the Civil war. While his father lost everything he had durlnc the war, his non Max Gardner is reported to have made more than chiefly In the textile business. Falling to get an appointment to West Point. Gardner studied at the University of North Carolina he developed talent for public speaking, football and baseball. Ho was graduated In law at the ago of 25, and practiced In Shelby from 1907 until elected governor. in Jap Diamonds Found On U.S. Colonel Wilson Testifies U. of W. Needs More Buildings, Kohler Declares MKlison. Univer- sity of Wisconsin needs more academic buildings, laboratories and classrooms to make a "great school greater." Herbert V. Kohler of Koh- Wls., speaking at the university founder's day dinner, declared last nlKht. Cluirlcs E. Wlbon president of General Motors, with papers In front of htm and Ke.tlurlng with in hand, tratlllcs before the Senate labor committee In Washington. lie toltl the committee he "never will n cloned nhop con- tract. (A.r. Wlrephoto.) Will Be Flown Back to Tokyo for Investigation San Francisco An army colonel with an excellent record in the Pacific campaigns and Jap- anese occupation was under arrest today while customs officials and the army pursued Investigations re- sulting from seizure of In Japanese diamonds. The Jewels, customs officials said, were found on the officer's person and In his safe deposit box. The San Francisco port of em- barkation said the officer, Colonel Edward J. Murray ot Palo 'Alto, had been placed In "technical ar- rest anc" confined to quarters" on direct orders from General Mac- Arthur. Murray, Tokyo dispatches said, was officer In charge of the Bank Ten-Pound Sugar Stamp Due April I Each Person to Get 35 Pounds in 1947, Belief OPA will validate another sugar stump April 1 good for ten pounds instead of the usual five. This ration will cover home both use. canning and regular said Murray was traced a previous sale hero of U. S. Granted Right to Enter Portal Pay Suit By Arthur W. Ererett Detroit The tJnltcd States government today became a party to the Mt. Clemens Pottery Com- pany suit, which opened the door to nearly In portal-to- portul pay claims. Federal Judge Prank A. Plcard said lie will sign an order grant- Kohlcr. chairman of tho Wlscon- ing the attorney general's petition sin foundation's centennial fund campaign, nald "over
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