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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 11, 1947, Winona, Minnesota w EATHER llftit now "r Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations BOYSCOUTWEEK FEBRUARY Soys become VOLUME 46. NO. 302 WINONA. MINNESOTA. TUESDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 11, 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY FOURTEEN PAGES 15 Driven From Homes in Durand Fire Missing Churchill Refuses Coalition in Coal Crisis Blames Labor Government for Fuel Shortage Attlee Churchill By Robert ITewett London Talk of a coalition government to steer frccz- Italy Asks Revision of Peace Pact Treaty Not Binding Until Assembly O. K.'s Home Italy served notice today upon the 20 nations which wrote the Italian peace treaty that she felt entitled to a revision of the document signed yesterday in Paris. At the same time United States Ambassador James C. Dunn said his government agreed with the Italian josition that the treaty would not >o binding until It was ratified by Italy's constituent assembly. He declined to discuss the situation that might arise II the constituent assembly failed to ratify. Dunn, who presented his creden- tials last week, told a news confer- ence he did not take seriously the anti-Allied demonstrations yester- day marking Italy's "day of mourn- ing" for the signing of the treaty. In Trieste ten persons were ar- rested yesterday during a pro- Italian demonstration protesting the treaty, which, when ratified, wil'i make Trieste free International ter- ritory. An Italian government note to the 20 nations which helped write the treaty said "we all look forward, as Italians and as world citizens, waiting for a revision of what might paralyze or poison the life of a peo- Woman Killed, Two Hurt in Auto Crash Near Wabasha Wabasha, A Rlchland Center, WJs., woman was killed while her husband escaped with minor injuries when the car in which they were riding and one driven by DeWitt Lovelace, believed to be from the Twin Cities, crashed head-on on highway 61 ten miles north of here at 11 a. in. today. Wabasha County Coroner E. B. Wise, who with thfi Minne- sota highway patrol is conduct- ing an investigation, could not bo reached early this afternoon but it was believed that there would be an inquest. Killed was Mrs. Herman Dei- tclhoff, whose body was hurled from the car onto the pavement. Her husband suffered only shock and abrasions on his head, shoulders, both knees and ribs. Lovelace, a salesman en route to Winona, received bruises and head and chest lacerations. The Dcitclhoff car was going north, Lovelace told authorities that lie saw the Dcitelhoff car, driven by Mr, Dcilclhoff, veer over the center line, edged his car off the shoulder, and stopped, he said. The Dcitclhoff car crashed into it, nearly head on, he said. Both occupants were thrown from the Dcitelhoff car, which rccrosscd the highway to its own traffic lane and spun completely around. The road is straight and level at the point of the accident, it was reported. Inp, fuel-short Britain through a desperate economic crisis was pie of human beings ilv- Juiykc-d today as more than Britons went Jobless for the lne upon a soil which cannot pos- seeond clay because of factory shutdowns ordered to save coal. Opposition Leader Winston Churchill, belligerently blaming -----------------------------------------------the Labor government for the cur rent coal shortage during bitter de bnto last night In the House of Com mons, slammed tho door on such speculation with the curt- declafa' tlon: "No coalition." Hugh Dalton, Ltborlto chancel' lor of tho exchequer, made it clear at the same time that Prime Minis- Extension of Social Security Aids Proposed By Sterling V, Grern Washington Tho Social! Security board asked Congress to- day to ments jtcr Attlce's government would no jconsent to such a coalition, cither Censure Delayed Nevertheless, Churchill withheld "for another day" a motion for U> tho workers not now covered. crnmcnt which he had been pcctcd to make. He accused the crisis which ham nliut clown more than halt of England's factories but urged tho public to cooperate In a power conservation program to avert economic disaster. Attlee. gravely attributing the t T, government of "Incompetence In The report, submitted by Federal L, h ,nccs.. !or lts nflndllng of thc Security Administrator WuUion B. whlr.h hnB snut down morc Mlllrr. nl.io urged establishment of: 1. A federally aided health and disability in- system and 2. Federal state help for all needy persons, rc- xardless of thc "reason for need or plnco of resi- dence." Thc proposals hnvn White House blrsxlng bestowed in advance In Prc.'ildent Trumun'K budget und eco- nomic messages to Congress. Thc board report nskcd prompt action, saying: "Far a people, fm for an Indlvlclu- nl. It is prudent to provide In good coal crisis to thc severest winter in 50 years, told the British in a nation-wide broadcast last night that he was confident "we will come through this If we pull to- He alto appealed to the public In 3B English and Welsh counties to observe the government ban Jigalnst thc use of electricity In homes for five hours dally as one means of conserving fuel. on Election of thc coal saved tlmrn agaln.it thr- iidvor.sttlc.H ihnt.rar.Kcid from 25 to 75 per cent of almost surely will itrl.su itooncr or later." Would Expand Coverage The board repented Its recom- mendations, first advanced on Jan- uary IV. for unemploy- ment rompensutlon to fimnll firms crnploylriK one or nioro und to several occupation.1; such us aKrl- rulturr, In which workers are not now protected. The mivyiiLKC war. thn llth and flniil annuiil report or the bonrd und Its chairman. Arthur J. Altmoycr, 10. Column (1) (Continued on SOCIAL SKCUIHTY normal consumption ns n result of the first day's total power cuts to Industry and the five-hour cut to domestic users, which blacked out some ot the busiest Industrial ureas In tho land. Both Conservatives and Liiboi'ltes had IhL-ir eyes on a by-elcctlon today In Yorkshire's Normanton division, expected to servo as a handy of public opinion on the coal crisis. Socialist O. O, Syl- vester, a mine union official, op- PO.MCN Conservative J. E. Powell, n (Continued on I'.IRC .'I, Column 3) COAL SHORTAGE sibly nourish them." Stern Charges News Distorted By Guildsmen David Stern, telling of difficulties as a publisher with tho American Newspaper guild, said today there were "Instances where news was distorted" but un- der his contract "we could not flre" the offender. As publisher of the Philadelphia Record and two newspapers a Camden, N. J., Stern said he was ;ho first publisher to make a. con- tract with tho Guild, That was in 1034. On last February 1, after a Jireo months Guild strike, he sold iie papers. .Stern testified before the House abor committee which Is studying ;enerally the question of new labor aws. In a statement prepared for the House labor committee, Stern said' "I am now convinced that the Guild deliberately struck my news- papers with the Intent to destroy Yesterday Sam B. Eubanks, ex- jcutive vice-president of the C.I.O. union, told the committee that Stern "provoked" the strike by re- using to bargain. Stern termed this "a childish and ibvlous lie." Calling a free press thc bulwark f liberty, Stern added: "I have retired from business nt icavy personal loss. I saw no other way to warn this nation against the ancerous growth that Jeopardizes ;hc great Institution to which I ,ave devoted my life." Former Winonan, Companion Held at Whitehall on Arson, Fraud Charges In Burning of Centerville Farm Home Republicans Race Against Saturday Budget Deadline Washington Beset by dissention in their own ranks Republicans raced against time today to make good on promise of a filash in government spending and tocom taxes. G-.O.P. fiscal leaders were reported to liav< arrived at a pro llmlnary agree ment on a pro gram about Ilk this: 1. Pare Presl dent Truman1 3 0 0 0 budget some an the complaint brought by (Continued on Pajje 6, Column 5) FIRE eadei'ship has been handing down nly a routine number of dissenting pinions, along with a sprinkling of nanimous decisions. The most pointed of yesterday's ssentlng remarks was that by Jus- ce Jackson who, perhaps, half-, umorously, resorted to a quotation j off the. Lord Byron. armed forces. estimate for 4. Senator O'Mahoney (D.-Wyo.) told the Senate that to reduce taxe now without making adequate pre parntlons to cut the huge nationa debt "Involves hazards almost be yond imagination to the American system of life." the I Jackson objected to the court's flve to four decision that tax money Snowbound Boy Scouts Return Cleveland After being snowbound over the weekend b; drifts piled 12 feet deep, 30 Cleve- nnd Boy Scouts were back home ;oday safe and thrilled by their experiences. They were rescuec yesterday afternoon by the arrlva of two snow plows. The Scouts, accompanied on an overnight" camping trip by 11 adults, became marooned Sunday by snow-drifted roads. Running hort. of provisions, Scoutmaster George Lelmbach went for help at arm houses. Youth Sought for Attack on Doctor Do.vid Prank- n was assaulted and critically in- ured with rusty hatchet in his fflce last night while .several pa- ,ents a few feet away ignored creams they thought came from person he was treating southern district police reported. may be used to pay for hauling chil- (Continued on Page Z, Column 3) VINSON China's Financial Problems Worse Shanghai W) Generalissimo Kai-shek was reported to- day to have summoned China's top economic experts for an urgent re- view of the nation's financial crisis as thc wildly-Inflated Chinese dol- lar plummeted, to a new low. Nation Observes Anniversary of Edison's Birth Milan, hun- dred years ago today in a hum- ble, red-brick cottage in Milan there was born a boy destined to become America's inventive Alva Edison. To commemorate the name and fame of the man who gave light to millions of people in thc world by inventing the incande- scent lamp, the flrst issue of Thomas A. Edison memorial stamps was ready for presenta- tion today to Edison's only daughter, Mrs. John S. Sloane. to ,_ ing of the foreign ministers confer cnce next month. He indicated, how ever, he would answer any "S.O.S. If thc State department needs hi help later. Friends say the Michigan senate: thus far has made no rccommenda. tlon to Mr. Truman for a substi- tute. The bipartisan participation in foreign policy beiTfin with the at. tendance of Vandenberg and Con- nally ns delegates to the Sun Fran- cisco United Nations conference Ji: J045. Wliile it Is generally supposed that Viwdcnbcrs would lean toward thc selection of John Foster Dulles, Mr Truman is said to believe that a Re- publican who has a voice in the Sen- ate ought to sit in as a front rank adviser. K. C. Hogate, Head of Dow-Jones, Dead New York Kenneth C. Hogate, 43, president of the Wall trect Journal and head of Dow- Jones
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