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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 10, 1947, Winona, Minnesota                                w EATHER Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Press S Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations OKOLSKY Read His New Column Daily on Editorial Page VOLUME 47. NO. 18 WINONA, MINNESOTA, MONDAY EVENING. MARCH 10. 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY FOURTEEN PAGES Truman to Ask Joint Session for Aid to Greece Battle Over Germany Opens at Moscow 40-Year Pact Asked By Marshall 'Big: Four' to Work on Agenda for Conference BULI.KTIN Mcweott" Soviet For- ciRtt Minister Molotov unex- pectedly Injected the political situation In China into the opening session of the foreign ministers council today, asking that the United States, Krltuin and KuNxUi exchange Informa- tion on conditions there. An immediate decision wjm blocked by Sccre.lary of State Marshall, who xald he wanted to think over the request over- night. Molotov asserted the situation In China had not Improved since December, 1345. Ky John M. Ilichtower Secretary of State Marshall Rave n new push today to the United States proposal for a four-power alliance ngalnst Ger- many, but he wns assured the sup- port of only Britain's Ernest Bevln ax the foreign .ministers council met In a snow-mantled Moscow to con- sider peace treaties for Germany and Austria. The ministers opened the mO' mentou.1 session with little cerc; mor.y a snowstorm swirled ovc this capital of the Rasslns, At the end of the opening session the foreign ministers meeting Senate Committee Votes 8 to 1 For Confirmation of Lilienthal rfmyr-n today it was announced they had: Formally approved the liq- uidation of Truvila as a German state. Received reports from the financial commission on Trieste. AKTPOC! that deputy rorcijrn ministers -would meet fflmul- taneously to discuss German and Austrian problems. Foreign Minister Georges Bidault of France was reported to be ten- tatively agreeing to support the four-power pact sponsored by the United States only if it was part of a broad pattern to keep Germany Impotent. He Insisted that the other parts must Include political separation of the Ruhr from Ger- many, a weak central government and a low level of industrial pro- duction. Snow on Streets Marshall told correspondents he going to press for the German ciisararoament and demilitarization treaty originally proposed by James F. Byrnes, his prddecssor. Bevin Is known to favor the Byrnes plan strongly. "he ministers drove over snow- Shetsky, Captured in Los Angeles, Will Be Flown to Minneapolis Los Angeles Rubin Shetsky, 39, convicted MlnneapoU slayer who disappeared during hJs trial in the fall of 1945, wa, captured Saturday at nearby Sunland, Calif., and today awaitei return to Minnesota to begin a life sentence. 1 Case Strike at Racine Ended Racine, Wis. The nation's ccond oldest major strike, the 1' old walkout at the J. I. Cas covered streets to the meeting! Company plant, was at an end todi place, the house of the Soviet avia- U.A.W.-C.I.O. local 1 Senate Atomic Committee chairman, Bourke B. Hickenlooper calls in David E. LllletUhnl nnd his fellow atomic energy commission nominees for a report on the committee's confirma- tion vote for their appointment. The nominees, from left, are Chairman Lilienthal, Sumner Pike, Robert F. Bacher, w. W, Wnymack, Lewis Strauss and Carroll Wilson. Washington The Senate atomic energy committee today vot- ed eight to one for confirmation of i David E. Lilienthal as chairman of the atomic energy commission. The committee also approved the nominations of W. W. Waymack. L. L. Strauss, Dr. Robert Bacher and Sumner T. Pike us members of the commission, and Carroll WUson as general" manager. Senator Bricker (R.-Ohlo) cast the only vote against Lilienthal. His Ohio colleague, Senator Taft, chair- man of the Republican policy com- mittee, already had declared against the former chairman of the Ten- nessee Valley authority. Senators Connally (D.-Tcxas) and Vandenberg who were attending a White House confer- ence, voted by proxy. nor. industry, two miles from the Kremlin. A handful of curious Russians saw them. Marshal] was the first to arrive rrachlng the building about 15 minutes before the session was scheduled to open at 5 p. m. Am- bc-ssador Walter Bedell Smith ac- companied Marshall. The next in was Georges Bidault 0.' France. Swict Foreign Minister V. Molotov and ni.s deputy, A. Y. Vishir-.sk.v, arrived together. They apparently were the only ones of the four-power group recognized by :he spectators, who broke into n wave of hanclclapping. Molotov r.rxiclcd curtly. lirvln Last to Arrive ihc last to arrive was Britain's Err.cr.i Bcvin. who passed almost unno: :cc'l between a few policemen hand to v ho wiTf hot tlu'rc. -M.ir.'.hall announced buck the crowds Just before 1 :hi- mci-tlng that he would press for jiirr'-fmcjit on four-power treaty to Germany disarmed and dc- In first news conference in tht capital, Marshall ali'o re uffirmi-d hi.s stand on the Potsdam atreement as .the basic policy for In Minneapolis, Sheriff Ed Ryan said he was making arrange rnents to fly to Los Angeles and tha he planned to return Shetsky tt Minnesota by plane. Shetsky, convicted in absentia on a murder charge growing put o the slaying of Albert Schneider, a labor organizer, the night of July 27, 1845, offered no resistance when arrested by F.BX agents. Wife of Slain Man Upset R. B. Hood, agent in charge o: the Los Angeles F.B.I, office, sale Shetsky was using the name of Lou Glmmel. Lodged in jail, Shet- sky gave no indication that he would fight return to Minnesota Word of Shetsky's capture "up- set" Mrs. Annabelle Schneider whose husband was slain, but she said, "Now I think I can start a new life." She said she had always hoped to talk to Shetsky to find out the "real truth" about the slaying of: her husband. Shetsky had contended he had shot Schnei- der in self defense during an argu- ment in the Casablanca cafe. The prosecuting attorney in Min- neapolis, Thomas Dillon, said that Shetsky had waived his rights for further trial by his flight and re- marked that "the mechanics of dling him are all that remain to done." Bond Forfeited F.B.I. Agent Hood said that Shet- sky and a woman employed as a waitress were occupying a house n Sunland Shetsky had been there since last August. Hood membership voted yesterday to a ccpt what spokesmen termed "n a good contract." The announced vote was 927 448. The union members ha been out since December 20, 194 although workers In other Cos plants at Rockford and Rock Ij low the Meeting the press at the Moskva hotel, the secretary disclosed t lif indicated to French officials hi... .stay in Paris "ihe im- of a treaty" to render Gor- man.v rtclpk'.w for at Innst 40 years. He- declined to say in answer to a question whether Foreign Minister Bidault. whom he saw for 45 min- utes this morning, and British For- eizn Secretary Ernest Bevln, whom rx.- yesterday, hud promised their support. Both Bidault and Bevln visited (Continued PURC Column 2) MOSCOW Minneapolis Store Robbed of land. 111., and Burlington, previously had returned to Jobs. "This Is not a good contract bu It is the best we could obtain Leonard Woodcock of Detroit, spe cial representative of TJ.A.W. Pres: dent Walter Reuther, told the mem bership. He and Harvey Kltzman, presl dent of the local, urged member .o accept the contract. The strlk irtd been costing U.A.W. intcrna tional about a week, th union had announced. KlUman said the contract wouli yield an "across the board" pay in :rcase averaging about 25 cents an hour. The union originally had ask cd 30 cunts. Company Tcrmr. Accepted Theodore Johnson, company ex ecutlve vice president, said in prc pared statement "the (contract) terms conform to principles basii to the company's policy." "Wage Incre.jses offered in Octo- ber, 1B4G, were accepted by the union Johnson said. "These adjustments vary ac- cording to Job classifications. "No provisions were included In the contract for n closed shop, com- pulsory check-off and assessments or maintenance of Johnson said the workers would be notified by registered mall when to return to their Jobs. He said the strike was settled largely "through efforts qf John W. the as- Istant secretory of labor. A Case spokesman said the pay- roll loss during the strike amounted to Boy, S, Found After 22 Hours on Desert estimated! San DlcRo, Calif. Twenty- fit between and was .two hours alone in the bleak and taken by burglars who ransacked cold surroundings of the desert left the Cayol Foods Company office at five-year-old Danny Spencer tired Third avenue north, on the edge ot the Minneapolis loop, early Sun- day. Much of the loot was in dimes and quarttrs. Company officials snld the burglars went over the thrcc- builclini: from top to bottom tut fulled in an attempt to open and hungry but apparently other- wise In good condition. The youngster, who wandered away from his parents' camp late Saturday in search of his dog, Goober, was found yesterday after- noon by a posse of sheriff's deputies and U. S. marines. He had walked about three miles. High Court Upholds Of Foremen Holds Company Must Bargain With Organization Washington The Supreme court ruled today that employers must bargain with foremen's unions. The ruling was made on an ap- peal by the Packard Motor Com- pany of Detroit from a National Labor Relations board decision. The company contended foremen were not employes within the mean- Ing of the Wagner labor relations act. Justice Jackson delivered the court's 5-to-4 decision. Justice Douglas wrote a dissent n which Chief Justice Vinson and (Justice Burton concurred. Justice Frankfurter also dissented from the majority although not concurring entirely in the views Douglas expressed for the minority. Jackson Explains Ruling For the majority, Jackson said: "The context of the (labor rela- tions act, we think, leaves no room for a construction of the section (Involved In this case) to deny the organizational privilege to em- ployes because they act in the in- terest of an employer. "Every employe from the very fact of employment in the master's business, is required to act in his interest." The question of whether foremen have the same status as other em- ployees under the fair labor stand- ards act is one that lias long been an issue in Industry. Among the new labor laws cur- rently being discussed in Congress are proposals to exempt foremen from the law.' The NRLB act guarantees workers the right to organize and. bargain collectively with their employers. Today's ruling was the Supreme court's first on the issue. The sr board has deferred decisions on other foremen's cases pending 'his decision. The ruling was the court's In- :crpretatlon of 'the intent of Con- gress on the question when it passed he Wagner labor relations act in .935. John L. Lewis and his United Spare Stamp No. 11 for Ten Pounds Of Sugar on April 1 Washington The Of- fice of Temporary Controls announced today that .spare stamp No. Jl in OP A family ration books will become good April 1 for ten pounds of sugar. Validation of the ten-pound stamp will mark OPA's change- over from the five-pound ra- tion procedure for household users. The current stamp. No. 53 good for five pounds, will ex- pire March 31. Stamp Mo. 11 will be good through September 30 but OPA said a, second stamp rood for ten pounds will be validated July 1 providing sugar Imports meet expectations. OPA offici.-i.lfi suiil it is pos- sible that still another ten pounds, bringing the .rear's total for household users to 35, may be made available September 30. OPA emphasized that new stamps bcinjr validated include -sugar for both regular home and canning use. No separate stamps will be issued for can- ning. Last year household got 15 pounds of sujrar for regular use and ten for home canning. Decision on Greece May Mean U. S. Will Fight Spread of Communism All the names now go to the Sen-; (Continued nn Page 4, Column 4) Belgrade._Bucharest YUGOSLAVIA said that since Shetsky's disap- ate floor for consideration. Connally was recorded only on ;he Lilienthal nomination. Chair- man Hickenlooper (R.-Iowa) sal the Texas senator explained he di not know enough about the othc nominees to cast a votes on them. Bacher, Strauss and Wayrriac vere approved by a vote of eight t nothing, with Connally abstaining Pike and .Wilson, were approve iy a vote of six to two, with Con lally not voting and Bricker an Idwin C. Johnson (D.-Colo.) op losing confirmation. Senator Hickenlooper (R.-Iowa) ommittee chairman, said he woul eport the committee's recommen atlons to the Senate this after oon. Hickenlooper said the printed rec- rd of the five-week hearings wll e available Thursday. The nomi- ations have been before the com- Ittee since January 20, but hear- ngs did not start until January 27 A bitter floor fight on the Lili- ithal nomination appeared inevit- as Senator McKellar long a political foe ol the irtner TVA chief, promised "the unndcst fight the Senate ever The roll call Lilienthal omlnatlon: Hickenlooper (R.. pearance. from Minneapolis he had ipent some time in Mexico, Chi- :ago and Los Angeles. When Shetsky disappeared, his bond of was ordered forfcit- d and the trial was continued On October 17, 1945, the jury con- icted him in absentia of second degree murder which meant a mandatory life sentence. Sacred Function of hristian Marriage by Cardinal Chicago VP) Samuel Cardinal tritch today asserted "no human lower can change the institution of atrlmony that was sanctified by he Saviour." Preaching at a pontifical high mass opening the 15th annual con- ention of the National Catholic onference on Family Life, the arch- ishop of Chicago continued: "Unfortunately this truth has Senators Millikin Vandenberg (K.-Colo.) Knowland Johnson (D.- McMahon sell (D.-Ga.) and Connally Rus- (D.- Bricker (R.- Formosans Ask Self-Government Nanking Formosans today demanded self-government n few hours after Chiang Kai-shek blamed "Formosans with Commu- nist inclinations and those who served with Japanese expeditionary forces in the Pacific" for motivating the island's unrest. Representatives of six Pormosan organizations, here to present their demands to the Chinese govern- ment, charged that to of ;heir countrymen were killed in :he February 28 rioting. They said Chinese troops that day conducted a "wholesale massacre that put to shame even Japanese cruelty." Chinese sources had reported 500 casualties. Baraboo Man Killed een forgotten or denied by many mong us who hold that marriage a lan made institution and Its prac- cc a private affair. "Christian marriage has a sacred unction." The convention, sponsored by Fall From Scaffold amlly Life bureau of the National j Baraboo, Kas- atholic Welfare conference, 36, Baraboo, was killed instunt- "enoourage wholesome and suc-.ly Saturday when he fell 20 feet ssful family life."  rt of the family." Speakers at the convention will elude the Most Rev. John F. Noll, shop of Fort Wayne, Ind. Fred. Kasten. a bachelor, was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kasten, Sara- boo. Youth Who Shot Father Released Lofransport, Iml. 1) Deputy gone, the Middle East Arabian states v would collapse, and with the Middle Shernr Eugene Do aid Kfmt: (nn no TTiHin i j ,'Gene Sisson, 13, was released with- !out' charges after shooting and kiD- the "cxt WOUlct bc and China. To the West: if Greek Commun- 'ing his father as the man chased ists get the upper hand, officials the bo'y's mothcr with a shotgun, here see an upsurge of Communists I Burkett and State Trooper Bcr- in both Italy and France, and a blow' to the democratic parties of the middle. no longer able to meet her commitments in Greece. The Greek government appealed to the United States for aid. Program Questioned With Congress members widely guessing that Mr. Truman will ask for authority to extend aid short of military Intcrvenaion, proposals In- creased that the United States avoid single-handed action by submitting the question of supporting Kinj; George's government to the United Nations. The question of how far the United States might go in furnish- ng immediate aid to the tottering George regime was one that the legislative leaders evidently wanted answered in their confer- ence with the President. There have been indications that there will be sharp opposition In Congress to any move which could be construed o-s an American effort to take over commitments which. Great Britain lirus said she cannot continue to maintain much longer. Weather Four-Year-old Dickie Landry plays on his tricycle one year after a train cut off both his legs. Townspeople of Lynn, Mass., raised a fund of to provide Dickie with artificial legs at regular intervals until manhood. He has outgrown two sets already. (A.P. Wlrephoto.) The result, say officials, would be an isolated Western hemisphere clinging to free elections and free trade, greatly outnumbered by the populations under the hammer and sickle. Expensive Job To prevent this would bc expen- sive. Since the war ended the British have poured millions Into reece, exclusive ot the costs of keeping their troops there. The United States has given the Greeks another in loans nnd credits. Much more is needed. The British think about ipread over, the next five years would itabllize the Greek government. Whatever it costs, the State de- jnrtment closed-door councils have decided that the job will bc done properly or not at all. They arc not prettying the problem up for the Congressmen who will have to vote the funds. They are pointing out that, if the United. States decides to hold (Continued on 4, Column 4) GREECE I nnrd Leavitt .said the mother und her three children told them the father, John R. Sisson. had been drinking since Thursday and became frenzied yesterday. The officers said Sisson was com- mitted to tile state hospital for insane here last November 15, but was paroled to his wife two months ago. Plot to Assassinate New President of Philippines Fails Manila An attempt to assassinate President Manuel Roxas was made today when a. hand grenade wa.s .thrown on the platform where he had just finished speaking. The grenade was thrown by an unidentified person as the president concluded his speech. In the grandstand at Plaza. Miranda in front of historic Quiapo church. Roxax was uninjured. lie left Immediately from Malacan while police threw a cordon around the grandstand in an effort to trap the would-be kill- er. FEDERAL KOKKCASTS WInona and fair and warmer tonight; low 28. Increasing cloudiness Tues- day: high 38. Minnesota. Mostly cloudy to- night and Tuesday, with occasional light rain or snow. Warmer eaxt and north central portions tonight. Wisconsin Increasing cloudi- ness tonight, occasional light snow extreme warmer northwest nnd west portion. cloudy, occasional light a little Tuesday rain or snow northwest and west central portion. LOCAL U'KATIJKR Official observations for Uic hours ending at 12 rn. today: Maximum, 37: minimum, IS; noon, 36; precipitation, none: sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at For the 24 hours ending at 12 m. Sunday: Maximum, 35; minimum, 26; noon, 33; precipitation, none. TEMPERATURES Max. Mm. Pet. 36 Chicago Kan.sa.s City Los Angeles Miami Mpls.-St.'Pnul New Orleans New York Phoenix 23 41 30 66 43 68 53 38 25 33 73 46 Seattle 55 45 Washington ____41 30   

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