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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 31, 1947, Winona, Minnesota                                w EATHER Lljcht or Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Press s Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations OKOLSKY Read His New Column Dally on Editorial Pace -'OLUME 47, NO. 36 WJNONA. MINNESOTA, MONDAY EVENING. MARCH 31, 1947 FJVE CENTS PER COPY EIGHTEEN PAGES Marshall Denounces Russ 'Ultimatum Winonans Hurt As Car Hits Truck Wet Snow Causes Series of Accidents Throug-hout Area A heavy, wet snow which started falling In Wlnona during the nftrr noon Sunday disrupted hlghwaj travel In the area and was cited as the contributing cause of several ac- cidents yesterday and this morning. Two Wlnona persons were Injured one seriously, when the car In which Lhfy were riding went out of control on highway 14 near St. Charles and skidded into a stalled gasoline transport truck at a. m. today. Injured were Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Zltzman, 313 East Howard street, who were riding In a 1938 Plymouth sedan en route to Rochester on 14, Mrs. Elizabeth Pro- chowltz. 410 East Sanbom street, a passenger In the Zttzmon car, escaped Injury. The auto was driv- en by Mr. ZItzinan. Mrs. Zltzman is being treated at a Rochester hospital for severe facial lacerations and a fracture of one of the facial bones. X-ray photographs have been taken and It has been determined that she suf- fered no skull fracture. Mr. Zltwnon was not seriously Injured and was given first old treatment for bruises. The truck, owned by the Ruan Transportation Company, Des Moines, Iowa, was en route to Wi- nona and was driven by E. L. Jones, Mason City. Truck Stalled Jones, who escaped Injury, told Sheriff George Fort and the state Donald Emory Thurlow, Jr., (above) of Worcester, was five months old March 29 and celebrated by tossing his diaper In the baby heavyweight title ring. The youngster weighs 28 pounds and has a 20-inch chest measurement. (A.P. Wlrephoto.) highway patrol that his truck Bulled on the long grade just east of St. Charles, About three-fourths of the way up the grade, Jones said the truck was unnble to get trac- tion an the ley surface of the high- way. He nald he was In the act of irjtung chnlrui on tho large vehicle, loaded with approximately 5.000 gal- lons of gasoline, when he saw the other car approaching, apparently out of control. "I was In the cab of the truck nt the Jones explained, "and war Jip vchlrio onto chains uhicli L rmd spread out on the pave- ment. I saw tho Zltzman cur ap- proaching from over the crest of the hill and noticed the auto was weavint; and skidding." The Mason City man Said he walt- rd a brief instant after seeing the car and when the auto started to- wards him head-on. Jones opened 'he cab door and Jumped Into a tlltch Just as the car plowed Into tho 42 Killed in Hindu-Moslem Riots at Bombay By Bombor G. Milton Kelly A communique Mrs. front of the truck. Force of the impact drove (Continued on Tape 15, Column 1.) WINOXANS HURT Weather FEDERAL FORECASTS For Wlnonu and vicinity: Light rain or snow early tonight. Warmer tonight, low 35. cloudy, high 45. Tuesday partly Minnesota: -Fnlr north, occasional rain south portion this afternoon and tonight and a narrow belt of light snow along northern edge of rain area. Partly cloudy Tuesday with llKht snow northwest portion by Tuesday evening. Not much thance In temperature. Wisconsin: Considerable cloudi- ness and a little warmer tonight and Tuesday. Occasional ra'n south and central portions tonight and in portion Tuesday. LOCAL WEATHER Officials observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: 37; minimum, 20: noon, 36: precipitation, .14 of an inch of rain and melted snow: sun sets to- r.ijht nt at sun rises tomorrow For the 24 hours ending at 12 m, Sunday: said today that In rioting between Hindus and Moslems four persons were burned to death yesterday In a horse-drawn Victoria carriage which was set ablaze. The dead were among the 43 killed here. One hundred forty-four others were Injured. Nine persons were killed and 50 wounded In similar disturbances In Calcutta and Cawnpore. The communique, from the Bom- bay provincial Information director, said four persons managed to es- cape from another carriage which rioters burned. Curfew Police Commissioner A. E. Coffin threatened to place Bombay under a 24-hour curfew, barring all per- sons from streets In the trouble areas, unless there was a "distinct Improvement" In th'e riot situation. He threatened also to impose heavy collective fines on trouble areas. A noon communique said authori- ties had conditions .under control although tension continued in the areas where Sunday outbreaks oc- curred. Troops were placed at strategic points. Most of tho casualties in Bombay were recorded yesterday, 40 being killed and 137 wounded during widespread disorders which were quelled only after police fired re- peatedly Into rioting mobs. One of the two men killed today was burn- ed to death when a crowd set his homo afire. British troops Joined police In patrolling the streets today In an tlf keep order, and public of more than four per- sons-'wcrc rigidly prohibited, Worse In Mixed Areas The disorders resulted In fierce gang fights, stubblngs and arson. Including the firing of a cotton mill. Fighting was the heaviest In areas where Hindu and Moslem districts converged and In sections of mixed population. Peace committees who toured the Most Rations Off As War Powers End Congress Moving to Extend Controls on Sugar, Other Items By Sterling F. Green Tru- man loses at midnight the bigges' single grant of power handed over to the White House during the war unlimited authority to ration and parcel out scarce materials. However, Congress was net to stamp its final approval during the day on two measures salvaging a vestige of the second war powers act, The bulk of that measure dies at midnight, along with the six and one-half year old draft Jaw, The new bills, already approved by Senate and House conference com- mittees, were due for prompt presi- dential signature once they reach the White House. They provide: An extension until October 31 of sugar rationing and price control with the Agriculture department taking over both chores from OPA. Emergency extension, until June 30 only, of allocation programs over tin, antimony, railroad freight cars, tractors built for export, manila and agave cordage and fiber, the drug streptomycin, and cinchona (qui- nine) bark; plus limited controls in foreign trade. The compromise sugar bill today passed the House and Senate, Abandon Authority Upon signing them, the President will abandon his authority to place Salvage Operations On the Steamer Vlcksburg which had its rudder torn loose in the ice fields of Lake Pepln Saturday and was run aground a short distance upriver from Reads, Were under way today with the U. S. Coast Guard Cutter Pern aiding the stricken craft. The steamer went down at the rear as water poured into rear compartments and decks were awash. The front of the craft, holding Its boilers, remained afloat. The stern is In eight feet of water. The Vlcksburg had dropped two barges of coal at the Mis- sissippi Valley Public Service Company yards here Thursday en route uprivcr. It had gone less than a mile through the Ice when the accident occurred. It had tied its cargo barges along the shore near Reads and had attempted the lake run pushing an empty barge equipped with an ice prow. Crewmen of the coast guard cutter were helping make temporary repairs on the hull of the craft to keep It from sinking and will then pump the water from the craft. It will probably be towed to the boat yards at Fountain City for permanent repairs. The Federal Barge Lines steamer was en route to the Twin Cities when a gust of wind swung her against huge Ice floes which tore off the rudder and punctured the hull. The Associated Press reported today. (Picture courtesy of the St. Paul Pioneer Press.) any other materials under priorities! rationing or allocation, even In the event of a new national crisis aris- trouble areas in an attempt to re- store order were stoned by the j V. VI t iTHul U V 1.11C ,3: minimum. 10: noOn.lrlolcrs. ot affected Jpluii Jon, tirftm n m hMntr hv Chicaco I ft.' Paul 43 05 77 34 OC 44 CO 49 ELSEWHERE Max. Mln. Pet. -w York 3G 52 CO 31 nn 30 4S 32 .11 .10 KIVER BULLETIN Mood Stage 24-Hr. StaRc Today Change 14 4.0 City 7.2 D.nn 4, T.W 5, T.W Efcim 5A. T.W Wmona Dam 6, Pool Dam C, T.W Dukota 7, Pool Dam 7, T.W Jji Crossc Ill 13 .1 12 5.0 3.1 4.0 5.4 8.3 5.3 7.8 0.0 3.6 5.7 -j- .1 .1 .1 nrcns arc being evacuated by relief organ Izatloiis to snfcr zones. Since the disorders, stemming from long-standing Hindu-Moslem hostility Intensified by disputes over tho lattcr's status In the new indc- depcnclent India originated five months iigo, more than have tiled. Ing from strikes, disasters or a re- vived threat of war. Control over rubber, uranium ore, housing- materials, exports and formerly. depend- ent on the scoond war powers already have been preserved under separate postwar legislation. Other programs, all administered by tho Civilian Production adminis- tration, will die at midnight. They Include: Inventory controls, which prohibit the hoarding and withholding of such things as washing machines and other scares consumer goods; the allocation of.steel and resins; the export quotas imposed upon the manufacture of automobiles; textile1 regulations, and a few other minor orders which are all that remain ol tho 700 Industrial controls Invoked during the war. Other Shifts In addition to the death of most of the allocation programs, these other shifts will occur at midnight: 1. The government purchase of natural rubbers will end. How- ever, Congress extended domes- tic controls over the use of both natural and synthetic rubber lor one year. It expects to draft a national rubber policy prob- ably making mandatory the use of a certain amount of synthetic in most rubber goods. 2. Emergency powers over truck lines and water carriers will be withdrawn from the In- terstate Commerce commission and the Office of Defense Trans- portation. Railroads will con- tinue subject to freight embar- goes and curtailment of opera- tions If necessary. 3. Housing Expediter Frank R. Crcedon will take over from CPA the allocation of critically scarce building materials, en- force residential building regu- lations, and the limitation on commercial building. 4. The control of uranium materials will pass from CPA to the Atomic Control commis- sion, 5. The Solid Fuels adminis- tration will pass out of existence. Rent control, which did not stem UN: Power Over Greek Aid Asked Arthur Vandenberg (R.-Mlch.) proposed to- day to give the United Nations a veto power over proposed American aid to Greece and Turkey. At hearings by the Senate foreign relations committee on legislation to authorize of aid, he suggested writing In an amendment! under which President Truman would be required to halt the aid when and if tho United Nations di- rected him to. His suggested amendment reads: "The President is directed to withdraw any or nil nld authorized herein under any of the 'following ircumiitanccs: If requested by any pov- crnmcnt of Greece or Turkey representing a majority of the people of cither such nation; If requested by a pro- cedural vote in the sccuritj- council or a majority vote in the general assembly of the United Nations; If the President finds that the purposes of the act have been substantially accom- plished or are inr.apahlc of mit- isfactory accomplishment." Other IIcjirlnR-.s Across the capitol, the House for- eign aifairs committee1 proceeded with separate hearings. Among oth- ers, it heard: Government Will Keep Eye on Miners' Memorial Work Halt Representative Crawford (R.- Mich.) declared the United States should tell the Russians they must disarm or this country will use her atomic bombs and economic power against them. Hamilton Pish, a former Rcpub- Thursday Deadline for Lilienthal Vote Washington The Sen- ate faces the threat of overtime this week as leaders set a Thurs- day night deadline for a vote on Provident Truman'N appoint- ment of David E. Lilienthal ax chairman of the Atomic Control commission. Senator Taft of Ohio, head of the C.O.F. policy committee, told a reporter that night ses- sions will be held if necessary to brlnr tho debate to an end before the projected Easter re- cess, Senator Knowland (Ii.-Calif.) holds the floor for a defense of Lilienthal and five other atomic nominees as the Senate resumes debate today. The first vote will come on a motion by Senator Brickcr (R.- to send all of the nom- inations back to the Atomic En- cry committee for a further In- vcstljf.iUpn of the appointees' Amendments To Anti-Slots Bill Offend St. Paul Amendments to Governor Luthci-'TToungdahl's anti- By Harold W. Ward Washington The govern- ment kept a wary eye on its soft coal mines today to determine whether the six-day mourning per- iod decreed by John L. Lewis might begin ahead of time and fall to end on schedule. The nation's soft con! miners entered the pits for the last time today before beginning a six- day work stoppage In memory of the Centralla, mine explosion vic- industry generally ap- peared to face the prospect of cur- tailed fuel supplies with few qualms. At regular month-end meetings of AJPMj. United Miners Workers union locals, the coal diggers re- ceived orders passed down from U.M.W. President John L. Lewis to stop work at midnight tonight for ix days to honor the 111 Centralla dead. There were no reports of dis- sents and one large Ri'oup called for of Interior Secretary Krug as mines administrator. Krug said he would not enter into the mine work stoppage. "My sym-j pathy for the bereaved he said, "Is too profound to permit me to debate or to gloss over their misery by engaging lii any press, controversy over the catastrophe or Its causes." Early Report At the same time, tile Interior secretary stated he would make an early report to the Senate on overall :afcty conditions In the nation's Ditumirious mines. "The he said, "will be New Cultural Program for Germany Announced Washington The gov- ernment today announced a cul- tural relations program for oc- cupkid Germany designed to further tho "democratic rcorlen- tatlon of tlic German people." A combined State, War and Navy department statement said carefully screened Germans will be brought to Oils country- to observe, work in. and study these fields: education, religion and public Information; civic, welfare, youth and other social organizations; occupational and professional organizations: arts, letters, music and the state. No estimate was given of Uie npmber of Germans that may benefit from the program nor its cost to the government. More German In Food Protest By .TameK Devlin Ewen, 2.000 German miners struck today at Dortmund to enforce demands for increased food for their families, but others returned to four pits that had been closed. Some persons including rail- slot machine bill "making enfores- known only upon completion of the j way _ and _ wagon factory workers ment discretionary with state 11- censlnft departments and ollnilnat- Ing pinbnll machines from its provl- Nlons were presented appropriations nubcom by a lttec house today. on the amendments, which wer i _, MJll L11U WiJJUil WCJ C Intervenes in Europe it will invite I presented by Representative Law- (Continued on VANDENBtlRG 15, Column G.) from the second war powers act. Continues until June 30. Congress still Is trying to decide what to do about extending it. A Mo vine Talc Alton, earned a place In the Haul of Fame. They took a boiler from street In front of a warehouse. Johnson Denies Intent to Kill Chippcwa Falls, Johnson, 36, of Bloomer, pleaded In- jnocent today to a charge of assault 'with Intent to kill and was bound over to circuit court for trial. County Judfrc Orrlri H, Larrabuc Kut bond at which Johnson was unable to furnish immediately. John was charged in connection with an alleged knife attack on his wife last Thursday at the farm home of William Schroeder, where he was employed. Mrs. Johnson was treated for severe knife wounds aiabout the face and throat, but her [condition was not critical. Selective Service Work Ends After Conveying 'Greetings' to Tributary Streams Chippewn at Durand. Zumbro at Thcllman. Buffalo above Alma... 2.6 -h .7 TrcmpealCiiU at Dodge 1.5 EUick at Nclllsvllle... 4.4 Black at Golcsvllle... 4.0 3 La Crossc at W. Salem 3 Root at Houston....... 6.3 J RIVER FORECAST 'Krom Haslinjrs to Guttenberc) There will be a slight increase In stream flow above Lake Pcpin and fouthward from La Crosse to dam No. 9 the next 3G hours with little chance elsewhere throughout the clixcrlct. Tributaries will rise south- ward from Wlnona due to meltlngl run-off. By Elton C. Fay this mid night on the nation's youths wil make up their own minds on whe- ther they want to be soldiers. The people who have been doing It for them since 1040 are going ou of business. The selective service system, which during its time inspired "greetings1 from the president to men ceases to exist except as a record- keeping agency at midnight tonight Actually, however, there haven't been any draft calls since last Oc- tober, and President'Truman him- self recommended to Congress that :he selective service act be allowed to die on schedule. The army was the chief benefi- ciary of the draft because the navy, until the latter stages of the war preferred to adhere to Its precedent of volunteers only. Thus the end of tho greatest, man- power mustering organization in the nation's history finds the army with a force of men. But of this .The Wlnona Selective Sen-ice office In the potUoffice building will "close" officially today, but actually the office will be maintained until some unan- nounced date. Records of the office, which In a consolidation of the two Winona county boards will be disposed of In one manner or another, but the procedure has not yet been an- nounced. rence Haeg of Crysto.1 subcommit- tee chairman, after opponents of the measure' protested approval. The effect of the subcommittee amendments would be to: 1. Change the bill wording from "shall" to "may" in the clause governing state licensing departments to proceed for re- vocation of permits from busi- ness places having slot ma- chines. 2. Remove from the liill'n provision pinbnll which return filUATs for further plays. Charges that backers of the anti- slot machine bill are attempting to place on the statute books "a com- pletely different concept of law than what Is recognlxod under'our constitution" marked a hearing to- day before the house appropria- tions committee. "If we're going: to take people's property away before they are con- victed of n crime, that Is a novel said Representative Fred P. Memmcr of St. Paul, one of the several investigations now under j marched through the streets of Kre- way by the special Senate commit-1 fold, on the west bank of the Rhine, tec, by the special board appointed by the governor of Illinois, and by the Bureau of Mines of the Depart- legal question ment of But even If any arose in the minds of federal offK dais, it appeared doubtful chut they planned any Immediate repeti- tion of the court fight last fal In contempt fine, his United Mine to settle up that which resulted for Lewis and Workers. Lewis is due fine Thursday in Federal Judge T, Alan Goldsborough's courtroom. If the jurist decides that the Holy week idle period ordered by Lewis does not alter his compliance with the Supreme court's order In the contempt case, the U.M.W. will get back of its fine. The Supreme court said a penalty of against the union would be adequate for ignoring Golds- (Contlnucd on 15, Column 3.) MOURNING STRIKE waving banners protesting food shortages. A similar demonstration was planned later today In the coal center of Dulsburg. Official figures compiled by the British-operated North German china. Demand for Reparations Condemned Bevin Submits Plans for Unification of Germany by July 1 Moscow U. S. Secretary of State Marshal, in his bluntest speech of the conference, denounc- ed Soviet Russia today for dc- ivcrlng "an ultlm.-itum" to the 'orelffn ministers council. "We sold Marshall, "that he Soviet delegation found It neces- ary to state the acceptance of reparations from current produc- tion is wi absolute condition or the Soviet delegation's acceptance or the principle of economic unity." "The Potsdam agreement for eco- nomic unity was not conditioned up- on the acceptance of reparations from current production. The U. S. categorically rejects the imposition of such a condition. It looks very much to us as though the Soviet Union is trying to sell the same horse twice." "Unless we can have a real meet- ng of minds and a real desire to carry out both the spirit and letter of our agreements It would be better f none were the secre- tary of state declared. "We can never reach real agree- ment on the basis of ultimatum or mmovablc Marshall de- clared In commenting on the Soviet position that unless Russia received, reparations from current Gennaa production no settlements could be reached. He spoke just after the British d circulated a proposal by Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin o' the coun- cil for the unification of Germany by July 1, this year, a unification which snld Miould be made ef- fective by abolishing all on movements or Roods between the zones. Occupation Costs This proposal, obviously un- acceptable to tile Russians, provided that before oily reparations coulci bo paid the Germans would have to pay back sums advanced for Germany's maintenance by the oc- cupying powers and meet the coii, or occupation. Bevin's comprehensive ten-page proposal. In the form of an order of ihe council, would supplement mad where necessary revise the Potsdam agreement. Among other things it would have the effect of prohibiting immediate reparations from current German production, us the Russians de- mand, and it calls for a federaJized 'orm of government which the Rus- sians oppose. The effect of the plan would be o balance .such reparations already aken by the Russians against tha ost of occupation. The plan provides that until Ger- any hog obtained a balanced conomy and paid for the costs of ccupatlon, she shall not be called ipon to make any reparations dc- verics from current production or lock. China. Exchange Meanwhile It was learned that the [nltcd States completing Its jitement on the fulfillment of Its SHffnUons In China under the "Blif hrcc" 1045 Moscow agreement In ma to meet the April 1 deadline or exchange of information on control office showed a slfmlflcnnt decrease In Ruhr coal production during the restless period of dem- onstrations, although most minors so far have obeyed union Instruc- tions to remain at work. The newest mines struck at Dort- mund were the Gnelsnau and Hansa. The strikers who returned Lo work said they would walk out again tomorrow If their food dc- nands were not met. The miners said their families were getting jarcly two-thirds of the standard daily calory ration establish- ed In the British and American zones. In a public statement yesterday (Continued on 1'iifrc -1. Column 2, GERMAN MIXERS total, and "ncn-effcctlves, men who are in the process of be- ing demobilized or 111, Beginning July 1, the average strength for the ensuing year will be com- pared with the peak figure of the war. Major General Willard S. Paul, chief of army personnel, said today he Is satisfied with the present rate ol recruiting and particularly with dicatecl by those figures Is below the monthly recruiting figure ori- ginally aimed at by the army, but! the high number of long-term en- listments compensates for that fac- tor, Paul said. Legislation to keep on file the records compiled by selec- tive service, was passed by Congress and went to the President's over the weekend for Ills signature. Draft officials describe these docu- ments as the only comprehensive (Continued on Page 4, Column C.) ANTI-SLOTS record of the nation's manpower in existence today. However, the re- cords be static since there is no provision for adding to them the names of youths coming Into mili- tary age from now on. Although the records of the men registered and inducted in the late war will be at hand, the machinery by which the vast draft operation was conducted will be dismantled. Officials said that if another emer- Eight Dead in Camden Fire Camdcn, N. Eight per- By Carter L. Davidson Jerusalem BJnstcd oil In- stallations blazed along a quarter mile of Haifa's waterfront today as British authorities In that port hastened preparation to deport uncertified Jewish immigrants to Cyprus. The oil fire, said to have started early this morning with a "single earth-shaking spread along sons died 'lii the flaming wreckage feeder lines and engulfed eight Haifa Oil Installations Burn As British Deport ,500 Jews he high percentage of three-year gency arose the government would enlistments. "have to start from scratch" in as- a Month The average of a month in-'boards. Isembling local, state and national boards. of a Camdcn house yesterday. A 40-year-old woman, six of her 4 children, and a grandson perished as rescuers vainly attempted to gain entrance to the small two-story dwelling. Fire Marshal Bernard Gallagher said the death toll was the third ilghest from fire In the city's his- tory. He listed the dead as: Mrs. Gladys Johnson: her children, Lawrence, eight, Howard nine, Mary, three months, Pauline five, Catherine seven, Susanna 18, and Susanna's son, Frederick, two months. storage tanks after the second ex- plosion In four days at the Haifa terminus of the 800-mile pipeline of the Iraq Petroleum Company. Unofficial damage estimates ran as high as pounds the Holy Land strike rose mean- while with the death of a police Inspector shot from ambush near the Ramie military cantonmenl Saturday. The British army said he was riding horseback with two other persons when Jews opened fire. Elffht Shell Tanks Burned The oil fire Was reported still raging In late morning and to have burned out eight of the Shell OU Company's storage tanks In an area about two miles from he business district. It destroyed storcs and dam_ Board Transports Meanwhile, some two miles away British soldiers Sixth began Airborne division putting the Immi- grants aboard Cyprus-bound trans- ports. The Jews arrived off Pales- tine yesterday in a 700-ton wooden vessel said to have been built In Gallagher said the fire apparently 11876 for only 30 was caused by a defective connection jSan Flllpc, renamed the Moldedeth, ol an oil stove in the first floor i In Hebrew kitchen. British casualties resulting from aging powerlines, cut off to the Iraq Petroleum Company's storage area. Officials put some Haifa Jews under house arrest In an in- vestigation of the explosions. Meanwhile 20 young seamen from the United States, held three weeks on charges of aiding illegal Immi- gration, were released to a consular representative yesterday to be de- ported. The sailors were In the crew of the called the Ben Hecht -stopped off Haifa March 8 carry- Ing GOO European Jews, who later were sent to detention on Cyprus. Prior to the main conference of the foreign ministers today on the German .srttliMYiiml. the big lour .special committee named to handln secondary Issues made some slight progress on dcnarJflcatiou bus none on the democratization of Ger- many. A report from the committee said that the British were ready LO let the Germans themselves have more authority In handling denazification along the line followed jy tho United States in Its zone, ind the result was general agree- ment on one denazification prin- ciple. Tills was sent to a drafting committee. However, when the committee came to the problem of democratiza- tion. Involving the question of poli- tical organization of Germany, there was no sign ot yielding on any side and Britain's General Sir Brian Robertson said there were such wide areas of disagreement that he did not sec how any agree- ment was possible. Truman Rejects Kilian Promotion Tm- man today deleted the name of ieutenant Colonel James A. Kllllan. former commander of the Lltchfleld replacement depot, from an army promotion list. Klllon's name was included ortff- nally in a list of C83 lieutenant colonels submitted to the White House by the War department for promotion to the rank of full colo- nel. The President removed Kll- an's name before sending the list X) the Senate for action. Kilian was convicted by court- martial of permitting "cruel" pun- shment of enlisted men detained t Litchfleld In England during the war. The sentence was handed down August 20, 194G, and the case is now pending on appeal. Kilian was sentenced to be repri- manded and to pay n. fine of The Senate previously held up action on. a promotion list because KllInn's name was Included.   

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