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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 11, 1947, Winona, Minnesota                                w FATHER Cloodr Innlfht with drift! Ifjjrht rain or night. Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Press s Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations OKOLSKY Read Bis New Column Dally on Editorial VOLUME 47. NO. 19 W1NONA, MINNESOTA. TUESDAY EVENING, MARCH II, 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY SIXTEEN PAGES Head of Strike-Bound Illinois R.R. Slain ects Russ Plea Blocks Plan To Discuss China Issue Britain and France Side With America U.v John M. Hljfhtower uncl Brltal siclrd with the United States to clay in the four-power foreign mln Isters meeting to block a Soviet at trmpt to place n cll.icu.wlon of Chin, on the conference agenda. The western powers held during the lone dtsctiMlon that If China wa, TO br discussed, then China mus be represented. (China's foreign minister, Wani Shlh-chleh, Issued a formal state mcnt In Nanking announcing tha China Objects N China an- nounced It "will not In any man- ner agree to Inclusion of Itn In the njrenda of the foreljrn conference" at .Moscow, The Soviet foreign mlnlnter, V. M. Molotov, made such a pro- posal yesterday. China's forrljrn minister, Wane Shlh-ehleh, today Issued formal statement which said: "It cannot be overatrewed that Internal problems of any mate represented Jn the council of foreign ministers do not He within the of b.r the council, nor can nuch problems br allowed to form the nubjrct of agreement among other membrnt of the his nation "will not In any manner agree to Inclusion of Its problems" in the agenda.) Soviet foreign Minister V. M, Molotov brought up the Chinese question yesterday. In nn attempt to niive hlr, pro- podnl. lie suggested that the f.ers meet Informally and then put out n communique xlnce this ques- tion was of such "great importance to public opinion." Authoritative sources said U, S. Secretary of State George- C. Mar- shall rejected the Russian proposal, advanced yesterday by Korean Min- ister V. M. Molotov. It was not generally believed that Foreign Minister Molotov would jtgrrc to have Chinese representa- tives Invited here. Marshall's position WOK said to 5 Trapped in Collapse Greek Aid Of CincinnatiBuildingTo Open New U. S. Policy Cincinnati Five men trapped under the debris of a five-story building which col- lapsed today, early this after- noon censed talking to firemen, who were tearing through twist- ed steel, crumbled bricks and upllntcred wood to reach them. Three and a half hours after the structure crashed with a roar that xhook bulldlmjs In the downtown bottoms area, firemen Hawed their way through fallen timbers to rescue Sam Ostrov, owner of the building. Fire Chief Barney J. Hotuton expressed doubt trapped men could be reached In time to save their Chief Houston said the work was slowed because portions of the building still standing threatened to fall and because gas from broken mains filled the basement, making rescue work hazardous. The fire chief estimated the workers must burrow through 30 feet of debris to reach the next of the Imprisoned men. The fire chief said all build- Ings In the area had been weak- ened by recurring Ohio river floodi. Pope Warns Nations Must Surrender Some Rights to Keep Peace By Charles H. Guptill and John P. McKnight World 1047, by The Awoolalcd Vatican City On the eve of the eighth anniversary of his coronation. Pope Plus XTI told The Associated Press today that nations must surrender some of their sovereign rights If a just Visconsin Senate Advances Bill to iepeal Gas Tax MaUlnon, WIs. The Wls- onslr. senate by a vote of IT to 4 advanced to within one step of nal concurrence an assembly-ap- roved bill that would repeal the vcn cents per cubic feet state x on natural gas. be that China Is a full-fledged member of the United Nations and the foreign ministers' circle, and us (.uch (.houlcl be consulted on ques- tions which concern her. A wnve of speculation followed Molotov's unheralded proposal and some sources suggested that Russia might be maneuvering to seek Joint American. British and Russian in- trrvtnUon Jn China. There ftl.io wiui the possibility (hut Kusslii might be trying to em- bnrrax.1! thc UnlU'd States because  Icad Mon- dny ordered Hubln SheUiViy held under bond pi-ndlng a ro- mcval hearlnc on R federal warrant Wednesday. Shetsky, under life nen- trncr In thc slaying of Albtrt Minneapolis labor lead- er, forfeited cash bond when he flrd before thc completion of his murder trial in September, 1045. He was captured at surburban Sunland Saturday. Chicago A bid by Chicago for the Republican party's 1048 na- tional convention has won the ap- proval of a special subcommittee of the G.O.P. national committee wlih recommendation of Its selec- tion to be made to the full com- mittee next month. Three other cities Detroit. Philadelphia and Atlantic submitted bids. The special committee yesterday voted to recommend that the con- vention meet In Chicago the week of Juno 21, provided thc city "makes adequate financial expense" ar- rangements. Carroll Recce, CJ.O.P. national chairman, said he had "no doubt Chicago would raise thc money" for the which he estimated nt about In event Chicago not moke thc necessary arrangements tho subcommittee's report said Phila- delphia was tho second choice. Chicago's bid was made by Wer- ner Schrocclcr, Illinois national commltteeman. The national conventions of both parties' were held In Chicago In 1044 and also in 1832. The Demo- crats also met here in 1040. Chapel of the Apostolic Palace the anniversary of his ascension of tho throne of St.-Peter. Today, quite simply, he received these correspondents In his red and gold library. In tho name library, at tho same big uncluttered desk with Its gold telephone convenient to. his hand, he had received them Just over a year ago, at the end of tho brilliant consistories to create 32 new car- dinals which some called the crown- Ing event of his reign. At that earlier audience, thc Pope showed the strain of consistory weclt and the ravages of a cold. Today, he was bright, cheerful, inlmatcd. obviously much better In lealth. His eyes sparkled behind their rimless spectacles. He smiled often. The ankle he twisted last week while strolling in the Vatican gard- confessed he was reading sold he Is withholding any Judg ment "until a full statement is as he entirely well, he said, even though he had resisted his physician's efforts to put him to bed, and kept on with his 18- hour working day. Much to Be Done There was too much to be done for him to rest, the Pope said. Last the end of the great war which broke out in the first year of his Pope had shown evident concern that the deal of "peace with justice" woulc not be realized. He had announced this Ideal of the start of his pon- tificate, and had urged it upon the world In many other wartime and postwar pronouncements. debate late Monday. Because n required two-thirds 'Forever Amber' Back on Massachusetts Stands Boston "Forever Amber" back on Massachusetts book- sUL.-id.i todny with the approval of n .-.upcrlor court Judge who decided thc book was "conducive to sleep" rather than "obscene." During tho three-duy trial Judge Francis J. Donahue reported that on his first attempt to read thc Kathleen Wlnsor novel of a gay of England's restoration ho fell asleep after .scanning a few Bill to Close OPA on June 30 Repasses House Compromise legislation liquidating the Office of Price Administration next June 30 passed the House today by a vote of 341 to 48. The OPA liquidation provision is part of a deficiency ap- propriation bill which the Senate and the House had passed previously In different form. It now goes back to thc Senate. G.O.P. Policy on Rent Control Not Fully Determined Washington Republican senators charged with thc Jobs of drafting rent control legislation must struggle along for the pros- net, at least, with no hint from the G.O.P. Senate majority on what thc party moved thc special orders for be. ,all three bills, but Senator Thomas Senator Tobey (R.-N. chair- j Welch, Buffalo, prevailed with his man of the Senate banking com-1 motion to consider them ,sepa- rately. The measure prohibiting public strikes was favored, 45-14; the anti- made to the country by the Presi dent." New General Policy Vandenberg told a news confer ence after a meeting of the Sen- ate's 51 Republicans last night he hopes the "total implications" of any American economic Interven- tion In the Mediterranean will be explained to Congress and the peo- ple by the President. "So far as the Greek loan Is con- he said, "I simply indi- cated to my colleagues my opinion that It is not an Isolated phase but may prove to be symbolic of a gen- eral policy which may have to be pursued around the world, inasmuch as thc same fundamentals are In- volved in so many situations." Vandenberg did not elaborate on :hese fundamentals, but other legis- lators said they Involve a decision whether the United States is- to of- fer economic help and possibly in- direct military aid to governments which are threatened from within and without by Communist forces. Vote in State Senate Favors 3 Labor Bills posses federal retail in- oxlcuting liquor dealer's tax tamps with only non-Intoxicating malt liquor licenses. County Attorney Kenneth NIssen withheld a statement, pending di- kncw anything had happened until thc plane landed at Gander." Cause of Break Unknown The Lockheed officials said parts of the plastic bubble, or astrodome. rect communication from the liquor wtdch rlses ,about 1S lnchcs abovc control commission, and said that'Ule of thc over tl5e for- it -is not now known whether or not ward flight deck, were still In its any taverns in Winona county fraPc- The flight deck is separate from' thc passengers' compartment. Reports received here did not state whether other members of the ten-man crew saw Navigator have federal Intoxicating liquor dealers tax stamps. Pledge Enforcement Chief of Police August Bingold 7 j OliC luCW OUW INitVlKilLIM pledged "absolute cooperation" with Hnrt lcnvo tha pjanc, or What8hnd the state as soon as a list of Wi- causcd the dome to brcak and j and thc navigator to the thrown S sent said that iw will be enforced. The state law covering federal re- tall liquor sale stamps specifically states that it is illegal for taverns with iionintoxicatlng licenses to hold such stamps. However, It was not revealed whether such cstablish- ;j upward through thc opening. The arrangement of thc navi- gator's section of the flight deck permits him either to stand or sit under the dome while sighting on stars with his instruments. Breaking of the dome released thc pressure within thc plane. j tiii I..JO141 Wi Vlilli ments, assuming there arc some in. hermetically sealed so that the at- ,Vinona county, will be prosecuted 'or that charge only or whether ihey will also stand trial for the lale of Intoxicating liquor. Licenses, if such establishments are subject! mosphere inside can be maintained at comfortable pressures at high altitudes. Reduced Altitude After the accident, thc pilob re- Truman Signs Bill Extending Wartime Taxes Tru- man today signed legislation extend- ing the wartime excise tax rates. Thc legislation continues indefin- itely thc high wartime levies on such items as liquor, furs. Jewelry and cosmetics, and for transporta- tlon-and telephone services. Mr. Truman requested thc legisla- tion to prevent nil automatic roll back of rates that would have taken place July 1 in connection with end- ing of war powers measures. Thc rollback would have brought a loss of an estimated annu- ally in tax revenue. The legislation, ns an example, continues thc levy on liquor at a proof gallon, whereas it would have dropped to on July 1. 1 Thc measure exempts from thc fur tax all fur-trimmed women's coats up to a value, and removes thc levy on transportation tickets for Inquiry Asked Washington (JF) Chair- man Hartley (R.-N, J.) of the labor committee told the House today he will ask Attorney General Tom Clark to order an F.B.I. investigation of the am- bush-slaying of George P. Mc- Ncor, Jr., president of Toledo, Peoria Western rail- road. Saying tli.it the committee had received evidence of vio- lence in labor dLtputea In Detroit, Pittsburgh. Philadel- phia uncl Hollywood since U began Kitting five weeks ago. Hartley shouted on the floor: "What are we going to do about it? Where law and order foreign travel. Transportation taxes still will be levied for travel in this country nnd in certain areas of thc threats recently, Mrs. Clark said she not know. McNear, she added, -was prone to hide such incidents to keep from worrying his family. The cane he was carrying nt time of thc killing, Mrs. Clark said. was one he habitually, carried as an aid to walking. He did not carry it for protection against possible as- sault, the woman said she believed. McNear's assassination capped In- cidents of violence along the short- line railroad durinr; the last two weeks. Since 1941 he had defied 13 railroad brotherhoods whose strike against the freight by-pass line la one of the longest major disputes. Police have been unable so far to solve the firing of shots Into an western hemisphere north of thci automobile carrying non-union workers near thc T. P. Y. yards at cast pcorin or the firing Into thc Equator, except South America. revocation following convictionMuced his altitude at the rate of m either charge, according to feet per minute until he reach- eyErtcson, state liquor control com-'ed a level of feet for the missioner, who said Monday his of-' _. ,ce had prepared letters to some 00 local law enforcement agents In he state reminding them of the emulation. The federal stamps are small, bout two by three inches, and return to Gander. To determine the effect of a rapid pressure relCBse on passen- gers, Lockheed technicians with civil aeronautics authority investi- gators as passengers had made tests with a Constellation at Tough Senate Fight Seen On Lilienthal By Francis J. Kelly Washington A drive is on today to line up most of the 1G freshmen Republican senators against confirming David E. Lilien- thal as chairman of the atomic energy commission. cab of the T. P. W. locomotive .jnear Hollls, 111. Checking Detective Chief Pred Nuxsbaura said he was rcchccking all witnesses to the McNear assassination to de- termine whether his killer fired from nn automobile or was on foot. McNcar's walking stick, he said, was found across Uie street from where his bullet-pierced body lay. Nussbaum said McNear, a power- fully built man, might have been shot where the cane was found and staggered across thc street, or he' might have flung his cane at attacker. Nussbaum described McNear as u.i.i.1, witn a at HO 000 icould be overlooked by enforcement [feet altitude, a Lockheed spokesman laJ this effect of breaking St. Paul The bill barring strikes by public employes will come up on special orders in the senate at a. m. Wednesday out two other labor measures failed to win enough votes for special consideration following a vigorous vote for thc special orders could not be mustered, the bills barring secondary boycotts and calling lor a referendum on the closed show rc- to the calendar. Proponents pointed out that both the bills gar- icrcd enough votes in the test, lowcvcr, to insure their passage cither on general orders or the calendar. Senator A. O. Sletvold, Detroit eventuality, Erlcsor, said haTbeen ders, Mis- would offer local officials lists of a smoke-like condensation of an aggressive have hurted man" sUck who might r- w Cain himself one of attempt to halt his slayer. the 16. is trying to organize an anti-Ltlienthal front in the class of '47. Throe of thc new Republican of Ohio, Flan- taverns Jn their communities which have the stamps but not a liquor I said. atmosphere within he pane licensc. The Star of Hollywood, bound come out against the atomic chief. But a "e fourth, Ives of New York, announc- ed late yesterday lie Is going to Thc new angle to the Youngdahl i for Geneva, Switzerland left New anti-vice campaign came when a York city with 18 passengers at comparison of federal nnd state n. m. (C.S.TJ yesterday It ports showed that stamps were, arrived at Gander at 2'58 p m and issued by thc federal government in left there at p. m. after picking mlttee, which has been tussling with the subject, laid it before lasl night's party conference. But Con- ference Chairman Millikin (R.- said no vote was taken on any phase of it. There was not even a he added. "There was no time for a deci- Mllllkln explained. "We will hold a further No date was announced. Minnesotah Leads Jet Plane Flight William S. Harrell, Canby, Minn., led one of two flights of P-80 jet-propelled fighters which completed 700-mile trip to Okinawa Monday in the record time of 104 minutes. Minnesota while retail Intoxicating liquor licenses total but 57 Taverns There are 57 taverns in thc city of Winona holding only 3.2 licenses according; to City Recorder Roj Wildgrubc. Fifteen aside from clubs, have municipal li censes for the on-salc of hard llquoi Both owners of 3.2 taverns and o establishments selling hard llquo are required to obtain federal stamp, from the collector of internal reve- nue, It was pointed out. The stumj for a 3.2. establishment costs and lor a hard liquor establishment Stamps are issued without question to those persons who apply for them, Wildgrube commented. Erlcson said the theory behind secondary boycott proposal was. tavern owners getting the federal downed, 42-17, and the closed shop'liquor permit presumably is that the referendum Jell by a 36-23 count.'risk of Illegal sales is considered too Forty-five favorable votes were re-'great with a possible federal charge quired for the special orders. i in the offing. City Hall to St. Pat's Day Barn and Cattle Burn Near Alden the "m-st time Albert Lea, Minn. Fire of in history Chicago's city hall will be closed next Monday In observance undetermined origin today destroy- ed the barn on the farm of Ivo Mattingly, lour and a half miles lortheast of Alden. Maynard Gllng- occupant of the farm, said 26 icad of cattle, a three-year-old bull, ;wo horses and an automobile were destroyed. of St. Patrick's day. Alderman Bernard J. d'Halloran made the proposal at a city coun- cil meeting yesterday. There were no objections by Mayor Edward J. Kelly or other members of the council. picking up three acidlllonnl passengers and changing crews, bound for Shan non. Eire, its next stop. TWA officials said the passenger would continue their flight in an other plane sent from New York city. vote for him. La Crosse Hounds Seek Child, Two, Lost at Kimberly brown eyed two-year-old boy who dis- appeared while playing near his home yesterday morning still was missing today after a frantic search that lasted much of last night. Sheriff's olficers planned to use obtained from La Crosse, to continue the hunt for Bobby Hell, only child of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ilcil. A posse of 150, Including 40 liifrh school students dismissed from their classes to join in thc search, combed the village and surrounding countryside yester- day without finding a clue. The missing- boy's father fed thc students in the search. The Fox river, only six miles 1 from the Hell home, 'was drugged throughout the after- noon and early evening. The latest tabulation shows senators who have announced favor of Lilicnthal, 18 Forty-eight votes would quired for confirmation. in Loot Jewelry Recovered Coroner Chaunccy Wood said he found no powder burns on the vic- tim's body, which he said Indicated he was not fired upon at close range. Three witnesses said they saw an (Continued on Pace 13, Column Mc.NEAR KILLED Weather FEDERAL FORECASTS _______ Winona and to- ngainsuiv'lslu nncl Wednesday with oc- rc_' caslon.il light rain or snow, becom- ing colder Wednesday night. Low tonight 31; hlRh Wednesday 42. Minnesota: Occasional light nun or snow tonight and Wednesday. Warmer near Lnlce Superior tonight and colder in the lower Red river hpokane. search valley Wednesday for almost worth of Jewelry! Wisconsin: Mostly cloudy with used .as playthings for two weeks bj occasional light rain or snow in west a scvcn-ycar-olcl boy who found (.hem in thc street Is virtually over Thc latest recovery is a J1GO neck- lace which was turned over to Mrs George J. Jcwctt after it was round in a lilac bush. An F.B.I, agent said the boy. Dale Randant, nppar- cntly had thrown the necklace into thc bush where a woman haa found a pearl necklace a week ago. The jewels were lost off a deliv- ery truck.cn route to Mrs. Jewett's home. The necklaces and a sapphire ring were located with the assistance of a seven-year-old who promised to "go right to work on t" after demanding to sec an F.B.T. agent's credentials. dragging Continues for Body of Boy Minneapolis Police today :pntinued dragging the Mississippi iver for the body of Dennis Lane, our, after that of Leslie Peterson, ix, had been recovered Jatc Mon- luy near the point where thc two Kiys fell through the ice on Sunday fternoon. and north central portions tonight and entire state Wednesday, except in extreme .southeast. Warmer cast nnd central portions tonight. KOKECAST Minnesota, Wisconsin: Tempera- tures will average two to five de- grees above normal except near or slightly above normal northern Min- nesota ond extreme northern Wis- consin; somewhat colder late Wed- nesday, rising trend Friday and Sat- urday except somewhat colder northern areas Saturday, littln change Sunday except warmer northern areas. Precipitation will average one-tenth to one-fifth inch, ight rain or snow Wednesday and again last Friday or Saturday. TEMPERATURES Max. Min. Pet- Chicago 37 27 Los Angeles 65 52 Miami 75 59 .15 Minneapolis-St. Paul. 39 31 .03 New Orleans......... 62 44 New York 42 34 Phoenix 78 45 Seattle 55 45 .12 44 29   

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