Winona Republican Herald, March 5, 1947

Winona Republican Herald

March 05, 1947

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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 5, 1947, Winona, Minnesota w EATHER Cloudj with lljcitt now tonlthti mostly cloudy colder. s Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations OKOLSKY Read New Column Dally on Editorial Pare VOLUME 47, NO. 14 W1NONA, MINNESOTA. WEDNESDAY EVENING. MARCH 5, 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY TWENTY PAGES Death of Former Trempealeau Co. Woman Probed Heart Attack Cause, Autopsy Report Shows By Start Writer Arcadia, Wfa. Post-mortem ex- amination findings which were to be submitted today to Trempealeau county nuthorltieii will reveal that Mrs. Wurren DcLay. tO, the former Vcrdi-lln Walter of Trompcnleau, riled of natural causes at Billings, Mont., February 15. The post-mortem examination was conducted after Mrs. DeLay'n JuncTU.} nt Ofile.tvlIIc February 22, by Dr. Oscar Kenncr, St, Francis hospital. Lu Crossc. whore the body of Mrs. DcLiiy was taken nt the rprjuwt of Lhc Walter family. An anonymous letter, and bruLtts about the head and back of the body, and conflicting reports surrounding his sister's death arous- the family's suspicions and caus- ed the investigation. In which Trcm- pealcau county authorities have co- operated, Vllas Walter, brother of the dead woman, stated here today. "First news of my sister's Vllas ,iald, "came to us In a collect tfli-Kram from her husband onklng Instructions." Found Dead Telephone calls made to the hus- band. Warren DcLay, employed nt the Bennett druK-itorc, Second ave- nue and 20th street. Billings, and to authorities there, revealed that Mrs. DcLay was found dead back of a xchoolhouse In Billings at 5 p. m. February 15. A heart attack was given as the cause of death. Mrs. DcLny had been In Bllllncs, Vilas stated, for the last six or seven years. She was married In pcaleau ten years ago to Irvln Ben- del, and had gone west. They had n son. Gale, now nine years oldr Later they were divorced and about a year and a half ago Mrs. Bcndel was married to Warren DeLay, on ex -serviceman. Been DeLay and knows nothing of his past, except that his family is reported as living at St. Cloud, Minn. Funeral services for Mrs. DcLay were conducted nt Bllllnga February 18 and the body sent to Wlnona on February 18 for burial at Trom- pcaleau. "The body arrived here Vi'as said. "DeLay did not come alons. In spite of the fact that we paid a double railroad fare." While taking pictures of their sla- ter at a Qalesvllle undertaking cd- tablishzncnt, the family discovered marks about the face, covered by undertaker's wax. The body had been prepared for burial nt Billings by Howard C. Smith, undertaker N. A. IlulKunln (above) has has been appointed deputy prime minister of Russia, the Moscow radio announced tonight. Bulganln, a general of tho Soviet army, took over Prime Minister Stalin's portfolio an us minister of the Russian arm- ed forces Monday. Ills new appointment put him in the No. 2 spot In Russia's political hierarchy and possibly marked him as heir apparent for the aging Stalin's Job. and Yellowstone there. county coroner Letter "At about this time." Vllas con- tinued, "we received an unsigned Irtter from Billings suggesting that death might not have been from natural causes and urging as to kok Into the circumstances sur- rounding my sister's death." The family here then called the police at Billings and talked to the !.crgcant in charge at tho time, and the patrolman who reported the They reported that Mrs. EK-Luy had broken her glasses when fell back of the .school, causing The cuts around her eyes and nose. 8he was dead when she reached the hospital in an ambulance they Othrr investigations conducted by the family, and obtained in letters f.-om Billings, revealed that -Mrs. DcLiiy had had u cup of coffee at the home of a Mrs. Kotsokl, a rncnd, Just before she died, nnd n Maurice Farroll wrote the family that she had seen Mrs, DC Lay fall on the KldcwiUk. A further check o.f -the police there nddcd the rxplanatlon that when she fell she hud hit a pipe sticking out of the Senate Expected To Vote Limit On Presidency Lead- er White (K.-Malnc) said he ex- pected to drum up the necessary two thirds majority of the Senate today for a constitutional amend- ment limiting presidents to nine years In office. "My guess." White told a report- er, "is that tho Senate will approve the amendment and that it will bo submitted to. the states for ratifi- cation." Senator Wiley chair- man of the judiciary committee which recommended the amend- ment, said he. too, had little doubt it would receive the chamber's ap- proval, possibly before the end of the day's session. The Senate version differs slight- ly from one which the O.O.P. push- ed through the House by a 285 to 121 vote Inst month. Change Proposed The House proposal would bar Marshall, Off for Moscow, Doubts 'Big 4' Can Write German Treaty Krug Urges Statehood For Hawaii Washington Secretary of nterlor J. A. Krug and two Callf- rnla congressmen returned from lie .Pacific today urging speedy tatchood. for Hawaii and creation I civil administrations for other Pacific Islands. Kriiff told newsmen both plnns live the endorsement of General Douglas MacArthur, Krug and others In the party, in- ludlng Representatives Clnlr Engle (R.) of Joseph D.) and Norris inlifornln and Paulson Delegate 'arrlngton of Hawaii were inter- iewcd on their arrival at the Na- onal airport. Engle and Paulson re members of the public lands ommlttec which has jurisdiction ver Hawaii statehood plnns and he islands administration. Tour They had completed a our to Hawaii and the .southwest aclflc with stopovers nt Shanghai nd Tokyo, "We were nil greatly Impressed by he development of Hawaii, cspc- ally by its Krug Id. "I feel more strongly than per that this is the time for Ha- allan statehood." He said he ould appear before the public ncls committee Friday "to lay out case for Hawaii as I see it." The secretary said he Is very cer- In n greater degree of self-rule r other Pacific islands is desir- ile. He suggested they can be set p in groups and be chartered by Congress after the form of the Vir- gin islands charter. said that MacArthur 'Ms of the opinion that statehood for Ha- waii would be a step Jri support of a program to bring democracy to Japan." Krug added that MacAr- Truman Gets Air View Of Volcano Plans Return to U. S. Thursday for Texas Speech By Krnent B. Vaccarn Mexico Tru- to the hilt his role of! a tireless and enthusiastic Amcrl-t cnn out the Sacred Cow for a flight over n volcano to- day as his three-clay good will visit' to Mexico drew to a close, Tho President saw Pavlcutin in violent eruption, one of the biggest thrills of his visit to Mexico. The volcano started en a new rampage today a few hours before the Sacred Cow flew at feet wound and U. S. and Canada Will Man North American 'Blind Spot' By Elton C. Fay Washington The uninhabited rim of the North American continent, a. vast blind spot for weathermen and military strategists, soon will be manned by watchers of the United States and Canada. The project, officially disclosed In Ottawa and Washing-ton, involves the joint establishment of nine new weather stations In Cann Hopes Parley Can Agree on Austrian Pact On KWNO Thursday President Truman's foreign policy address at Waco, Texas, will be heard locally over KWNO from 12 noon to p. m. Thursday. thur said the Japanese may serve as a bulwark against "forms of 'gov- ernment we do not like." "The time of death In these re- Vllas Mild, varied from 2 p. m. to p. m." A report on the dunth received from Billings to The Republlcun- HcrsJd read "while alone in yard, Mrs. DeLay collapsed on sidewalk 2ii her home. In falling glasses broke and cui her nose and eye- brow. Mr. DcLay was away from home at time of her The (Continued on Page 4, Column 5} DKATII from the presidency "any person who has served as President of the United States during all, or por- tions. Of any two Wlley'K committee decided to make It two full terms plus a year. Members reasoned that some future vice-president or other eligible suc- cessor might decline to take the of- fice If a President died a few days or months before his term expired, because that might prohibit a fu- ture four-year term. If and when the Senate approves by the 'required majority, the mea- sure goes back to the House for ac- tion on the two amendments. 11 the House accepts them, the secre- tary of state must submit the pro- posal to the 48 states. Three fourths of them must approve within seven years to make the amendment ef- fective. Wisconsin Assembly Declines to Kill High-way Fund Bill FEDERAL FORECASTS Wlnona and cloudiness with occasional light [snow tonight: low 18. Thursday Madison, Wlscon-1 mostly cloudy, turning colder Thurs- sin assembly declined Uxlay to kll day night; high Thursday 35. Milwaukee Woman Killed in Crash woman was killed early today when the nuto- mobllo she was driving was struck broadside by another car which was bulng pursued by two motorcycle policemen. The dead woman was Miss Lcona Scherkonbach, 40. She was thrown to the pavement and suf- fered a fractured skull. 'Police said the driver of the speeding car escaped on foot. The officers. Robert Eggleston and How- ard Rltzman, said the machine went through a red light Just before tho collision. Funds Asked for State Centennial Program in 1949 St. Paul Minnesota- would stage n. celebration of >thc centennial anniversary of Its terri- torial government in 1949, under a bill Introduced in the state senate today by Senator Colvin G. Butler, Fergus Palls. Harry Wahlstrand, Wlllmar, and Leo J. Lauerman. Oli- via, The measure calls for a appropriation for the 1947-48 flscrfl year, and for 1048-40, to be turned over to the state Historical society, for purposes of staging: "pa- triotic and educational meetings, pageants, exhibitions of state re- sources tind products, exhibitions depleting the growth of Minnesota for 100 years, services In honor of Mlnncsotans who have rendered dis- tinguished service In war and peace, and entertainment programs bent- ting the occasion." The net establishing the territorial government was passed March 3, 1849, over the spouting cone. From the cabin ol1 the big ship the U, S. chief executive saw tongues of lava course clown the sides of the mound. The day was clear and warm with excellent visibility over the scene of devastation made-' by the great spread of lava. The President, hailed by Presi- dent Miguel Alenian of Mexico last] night as "the new champion" o hemispheric solidarity, also arrang ed for a motor trip to the Pyramid of the Sun and Moon at San Jua Teotihuacan after inspecting Par cutln volcano from the air. -He will wind up his official vis tonight at a private dinner wit ,Aloman. Tomorrow he will Waco, Texas, where he is to delive a 25-minute foreign economic polic speech at Baylor university bcfor returning to' Washington tomorrow night. Two Killed In Crush The visit of the" two presidents a a colorful fiesta at the Natlona stadium yesterday was marred when two 19-year-old woman and an eight-year-old killed and four hurt in the crush of the crowd trying to catch a glimpse of Truman and. Alemrm. Fifty-six children were separat ed from their parents as a capacity throng' of persons squeezed into the stadium for the festival. The cheers of Mexicans followed the American President wherever he went and President Aleman declar cd yesterday at a luncheon that thi Truman visit is going "U> promote (Continued on Page 3, Column i] TRUMAN Illinois Man, 79, Has Chickenpox Danville. III. "Grandpa" Edward Maiden, 70, is ill and also embarrassed. Ho has the chicken- pox. He caught the disease, which usually attacks children only, from his seven year old grandson, Donald. Halsey Retires As Navy Officer Admiral William F. Halsey was retired from the naval .service March 1 because of physical disability, the navy an- nounced today. Halsey, who was 64 last October, has been on inactive duty since the first of th'e year. The navy's announcement said nothing as to the nature of his dis- ability. In retirement, the famous war- time commander of the Third fleet, will receive the same pay and al- lowances. a year, as when on active duty. President Harry S. Truman (center) salutes as the national an- them of the TJ. S. is played at the National Stadium In Mexico City where a fiesta was given in his honor. At the left Is Miguel Aleman, president of Mexico, and at right is Manuel Gual Vidal, secretary of public education for Mexico. (A.P. Wirephoto.) Buy by Smell Butcher's Ad May Carry Sizzling Scent of Steak By Saul Fcldman Norman, Okla. Don't be too astonished if the butcher's advertisement In your daily newspaper emits ttie sizzling scent of a sirloin steak and mingles with the odor of frying- onions from the grocer's display on the opposite page. Perhaps that aromatic aroma of coffee from the evening paper French Commissioner For Indo-China Paris Admiral George Thierry D'Argenlieu was ousted by he French cabinet today as hlgl ommlssloner for war-torn Indo China. Emlle Bollaert, former prefect o ic Rhone region, was named to re- lace him. A responsible French official said an interview Monday that the dmiral, who was called from his ost as an abbot in a monastery of he Order of Mount Carmol to take le Indo-Cliina assignment, woulc e replaced because his policies were ot flexible enough to aid in re- aring political stability in Indo- Clilna. Weather measure ulmcd at the repeal of Wisconsin's highway segregation Jund law nnd decided that the leg- islutlve finance committee should have a look at the proposal which has stirred up stiff opposition from highway Interests and the state's county boards. A vote to send the bill, introduced by Assemblyman Schacffor Mllwaukeei, to the finance commit- tee csime on the suggestion of the majority party floor leader. Assem- blyman Thomson Cen- 11: i who wild disposition would be lick] up pending Ktntlghtcnlng out of the suite's financial condition.' "The problem of definitely deter- the state's financial needs for all departments and a possible program for meeting those iirecls should come before action Is on millions of dollars Involved highway clwrd. Thomson de- fair tonight and Thursday. Somewhat colder In west portion tonight. cloudy tonight and Thursday. Occasional snow flurries near Land O' Lakes. Little change in temperature. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 3V minimum, 15; noon, 30; precipitation, none; sun sets tonight at sun rises tomorrow lit TKMrKKATUKES ELSEWHERE Max. Mln. Pet Chicago 'MS Angeles Yllaml Paul New Orleans New York 'hocnlx Seattle Washington 34 CO 67 20 CO 37 70 48 42 20 48 58 17 5G 29 40 34 32 .01 .7 The WinK Of A Larpc summer cottage rears starkly after the main part of the house wus swept away by lashing surf In northeast storm at Popham Beach. Maine. Wreckage of seawall litters beach at low tide. (A.Pj Wirephoto.) French Seizure of U. S. Ship Assailed I W. Ryan, at- torney for the American Isbrand- stcn shipping line, today accused the Nethcrlands.East Indies government of "gross arid serious violation of international law" in seizing the American Liberty ship Martin Behr- man. Ryan, a former special assistant U. S. attorney, said the state de- partment was being requested to file a formal protest. The Liberty ship was taken into custody by the Dutch after it had ver. ,rta will keep you awake at night. Dr. Ralph Blenfang, professor of pharmacy at the University of Oklahoma, says odoriferous advpr- tising may be' the next attracting customers. Bienfang. considered one of the world's foremost authority on odors, already is working on his first com- mercial assignment of that an order from a Sail Diego restaur- anteur who wants the pictures of meat courses on his advertising blotters to smell just like the real dishes. Makes Food Blenfang suys perfumes have been used in -such advertising, but that making food odors involves an entirely different process. "It's not impossible to duplicate dlan territory. It Is part of the recently unnounc ed plan to continue the wartlm collaboration of the two nations b exchanging information, pcrsonn and facilities for "peacetime join security purposes." At least two of the new station will be in the Far North, one o Ellsmere Island, GOO miles from th North Pole, another to the westwar on Melville island. To Fill in Blank Area These, with the other outposts li the chain to the southward, will in a blank urea between weaUic stations maintained by the Unllc< Stales in Alaska and one at Thulc to Greenland. The EUsmero and Melville Islanc stations are expected to be com pleted and manned this summer. Officials of the two governments confined their public announce- ment yesterday to the advantages of improving the weather reporting system. But strategists noted the pre-eminent military v.-Uue of con- stantly manned installations athwart the air routes over the polar cap. It was recalled that United State? army and navy weather expert! some months ago Instituted a. sys- tem of using radar for spotting and .tracking: storm areas. Radar's mosl common Use is in the detection and tracking of aircraft. Termed 'Camouflage' for Alliance London Pravda, the Com- munist party newspaper in Moscow, naked today whether an American- Canadian agreement for continued defense collaboration was not In reality "camouflage" for a British- American alliance. The Russian newspaper, in an ar- ticle broadcast by the Moscow radio, said: "Does not a military alliance of any out. food Blenfanir pointed "Of course, there are certain physical limitations, but I bet I could whip up a chili odor that for a landed a multi-million dollar cargo released by the Indonesian republic. Greeks Branded As Guerrillas Exiled Athens Greek police an- nounced today that 55G of 571 left- ists arrested yesterday on charges of aiding guerillas in the north had seen shipped to the Island if Nicnria u the Aegean sea for a year's exile The remaining 15, police said, are held for further investigation. Leftist sources and police said .hat among those caught in the widc-spi-oiid roundup were George Phanassecosi, members of the ccn- ral committee of EAM (the na- loiml liberation Chrlstos rhivelis, director of Eam's politburo, Ellas Eliou, chief of the EAM legal, ectlon, and Anthony Roussos, first ecretary 'of EAM'S town commit- ee. would have you reaching racker and a spoon. "You could have a blotter in the orm of a bowl. If a. person held t in his hands for a few seconds, is not only would have the chill moll, but the heat and moisture which go with such a dish. "Take the bread you buy at your market. It's Just like that song, Stone Cold Dead in- the Market.' There's no odor. I'm sure I could ut together n fresh bread, smell hat could be put In the nd in advertisements." Scent Magician Busy Blenfang has just completed work n human odors for experimental se as a deer repellent. Several cast- rn states, complaining of deer de- troylng farm crops, have requested he repellent. "I've made two entirely different human odors. But you must re- member, the human odor Is so sub- tle you have Lo go beyond It. I tried to add something Indicative of hu- man smells of soap and overfried grease." The master scent magician says he's too busy to do much experi- menting but "I like to do it just for the smell of it." a great U. S. a relatively weak camouflage the existence of another alliance between two great Britain and United alliance ex- tremely convenient for its panic aants owing to the absence of an formal evidence, which makes pos slble a legal evasion of parliamcn tory control? "The likelihood of that conjee ture is fortified by the recent con elusion of the Anglo-America agreement on collaboration in th sphere of aviation, as well ns re ports published In the press on th agreement on the standavdlzatio: of arms." In another broadcast, the Moscow rndio quoted a Pravda corrcspon dent in Paris ns saying a British French arms standardization agree ment was being negotiated in Lon don by French General DC Tassigny Secretary to Stop in Paris Tomorrow Washington Secretary of State Mar.sh.-ill Jeft today for the "Big Four" foreign ministers' meeting in Moscow, opening ex- pressing doubt that a, pca.ce treaty for Germany con be writ- teij there. He forecast success, however, 'or a second aim of the momen- tous drafting of a pence agreement lor Austria. Preliminary talks have laid ihe groundwork for Kn Austrian accord. ut Marshall .said the "Bit; Four" Russia, Great Britain and United still in dls- igrcement on the fundamentals of a Germany treaty. This preview of the Moscow meet- ng was given reporters just bcfora Acheson in Control Washington With Sec- retary Marshall's departure to- day for Moscow. Under Secre- tary Dean Acheson becomes "ncling secretary" of state. Although President Truman a also out of the country, how- ever, there Ls no "actinc presi- dent." The difference arises because there is no provision in the con- stitution or law for an "actine president." There Li provision that when cabinet officers go away their highest rankJny as- sistants becoming actinjr secre- taries and perform their func- tions. But should President Truman die or become it would be Marshall, not Ache- son, who would succeed to the presidency. The EAM has sent a protest to he United Nations commissions now investigating border incidents n northern Greece. 3 Rob Movie Of in Jerusalem By Carter L. Davidson Jerusalem Three armed men held up the cashier of a motion pic- ture theater in downtown Jerusa- lem shortly after 9 n. in. today and escaped with touching off a flurry of military uctlvlty that whipped the city into intense ex- citement. Shrilling sirens sent British nr- mored cars racing through the streets, security barriers were closed, all traffic was halted and troops rushed to guard posts In strategic areas. Police said the robbers were 'three young Jews armed with re- who drove up to the Orion theater in the heart of the modern Jewish quarter. The all clear was sounded after about 20 minutes. The Jerusalem high court mean- while announced that 16 had reject- ed a plea for a writ of habeas cor- pus Traveling German Exhibit Scrapped Washington With an eye to economy, the State and War de- partments have scrapped a plan to explain the military occupation of Germany with :i traveling exhibit in the United States. Th two departments had worked on the project, patterned after ex- hibits used by the British and French governments in their respective countries, for several weeks. Officials said today the depart- ments finally decided It was "In- chiefly because or the clamor in Congress for reduction ol expenses. to prevent the deportation of Jewish immigrants n refugee Marshall's plane .look off at m. (C.S.T.) The secretary added i a dictated statement: "If nre successful in reaching grccmcnts on major fundamental I would be very much eased." Top Men Alone In any event, Marshall said, he conscious that the negotiations will be "extremely difficult and their consequences momentous." Several top government officials. Including TJnder Secretary of State Dean Aclieson and Treasury Snyd- cr, were at the .airport to sec Mar- shal! off on his most Important un- dertaking since he took over the nation's top diplomatic post. Marshall was accompanied by Benjamin B. Cohen. State depart- ment councilor, nnd Charles E, (Chip) Bohlen, Ru.s.slnn expert and Oilerprcur. A second pltino carried several top advisors, Including John Foster Dulles, Republican foreign affairs expert. Aboard a third plane in the party were 11 news and radio corres- pondents. Marshall told reporters that dep- uties of the "Biff Four" foreign min- sters already had made progress In drawing; up a treaty for Austria, but ic said tho situation on the Ger- pact Is "quite different." Stil! nt issue, he emphasized, are the "great fundamentals" which vlll serve us a. basis for .a Ocztaan re.ity 'draft. "If we .nre succe.ssrul In reaching Continued on Pace 2, Column MARSHALL 1) 17 Dead in {iot in India ship off the Palestine coast week. Lahore, India The death oil in Lahore's communal rioting, began yesterday, mounted to t least 17 today. Polio said they opened fire on un- uly crowds in the old walled section Lahore tills morning but no caUis were rcixirted. (Unconfirmed reports circulated Delhi that Punjab Governor Sir van Jenkins might take over ad- inistration of the province until ic rioting between Moslems on ic one hand nnd Hindus and Shiks the More Club Liquor Licenses Proposed St. crowd of pro- ponents that overflowed into the corridors observed the house liquor control committee recommend for passage today a bill to increase the nuota of club liquor licenses for St. Paul and Minneapolis. The bill, by Representative H. P. Soodin of Minneapolis and others, would authorize ten licenses for St. ?aul and 15 for Minneapolis to be issued to incorporated clubs in ex- istence 18 years or over for an an- nual fee of S100, They would cover sale to members only. Phone Workers to Take Strike Vote S. Anderson, general president of the Northwest- ern Union of Telephone Workers, said last night strike ballots had been mulled to 1G.OOO members in 355 locals in five states in a wage dispute. He ballots would RO to work- ers in Minnesota, Nebraska. Iowa and the Dnkotas, with results of the vote expected to be known about March 20, Anderson said the strike vote wns ordered ns result of rejection by the Northwestern Bell Telephone Com- puny of union demands which In- cluded an "across the board" wage j boost of weekly. ;

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