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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 25, 1947, Winona, Minnesota                                w EATHER F'nlr tttnlfhl and oontlnUrd ouul. L' IFE OF FORD Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations Intimate Story of Famed Auto Pioneer. Another Chapter TonifM. VOLUME -47. NO. 58 WINONA, MINNESOTA. FRIDAY EVENING. APRIL 25. 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY FOURTEEN PAGE State Conferees Agree on Two Tax Bills 3 Federal Judges Hear Tavern Suit License Revocation Case May Be Carriec to Supreme Court Attorneys for 55 Wlnona count tavern operators, asking that a la involvir.B revocation of their 1 censes be declared unconstltutlona today were preparing legal briefs fo submission to the federal court 1 St. Paul. Three federal Judges told the at torneys Thursday, following a two hour hearing, that they would hav days to file answers to briefs o the state on the constitutionality o n Minnesota law prohibiting posses slon of a federal liquor tax stam by 3.2 beer retailers. John B. Sanbonv Gunna H. Nordbye and Dennis Donovan told attorneys for the state that the would also be granted five days fo rebuttal briefs after the tavern own ers have stated their cases. Ask Kcstralninj: Order The tavern owners, represcntci by New Prague and Minneapolis nt- tomcys, seek a restraining order tc keep the state and other govern mental authorities from enforcing the law. Such enforcement has no been undertaken in the city of Wl nona or the county. Representing the state nt the hear- ing yesterday was Assistant Attornc; General Ralph Stone. Wlnona Coun- ty Attorney Kenneth Nlsacn was present and assisted In tho presenta- tion   at a. m. followed by Cedric Adam' broadcast from the liegion pavilion. A speakers' program at p. m. will be followed by a free circus and rodeo at the football field. "Big Bill" BloMberg, who now lives in Wabasha and who has staged cir- cuses for 30 years, will bring out his Barker Brothers show of 1047 for the event. It is all on "Big Ills contribution to his adopted home town. Bands to Perform After the circus, 15 to 20 bands from points in Minnesota and Wis- consin will take over the town. They include the Winona Municipal band, two Minneapolis bands. Post 8 American Legion band of 'St. Bridge Celebration Program a, luncheon Hotel Anderson, for guests huge and shipping shed flames. Destroyed Was the 200 by 200-foot shipping plant of Jewell Nurseries, Inc., which is now at the peak of its shipping season. Several thou- sand evergreens, "balled and bur- laped" and ready for consignment to points all over the United States, were burned in the blaze which de- stroyed the nursery's key building. Origin of the fire was not deter- mined, and not even a guess was hazarded. The no operating Workers were there until 7 p. m. Thursday and all was well. However, at a. m. today Her- man Yorde, night fireman at the building contained heating equipment. Paul, City, Red Wing, Rochester, Lake Plninview, Pcpln, Durand, Alma, Wabasha and others. The "Indians" of St. Paul Post 8 American Legion bnnd will put on an hour's entertainment downtown. This entertainment has been n, feature of national American Le- gion conventions for the last five years. Republican-Herald photon press. p. Adams' broadcast from Legion pavilion. p. program, from downtown, scntatives of Minnesota and Wisconsin. 11 a. m. to moving picture show at Pern theater 3 p. circus at football field, free ad- mission. 3 to 5 p. dancing at American Legion pavilion. p. concerts by visiting bands downtown. p. by Post 8 St. Paul American Legion band downtown, p. band demonstration downtown. 8 p. fireworks display on Mississippi river from Island In middle of river. 9 to 1 a. dance at American Legion pavilion. Red Wing Board Not to Prosecute Tavern Operators ttrd No official action will be taken by the Gcodhuc coun- ty board of commissioners to prosc- rutp two county tavern operators for having federal liquor licensed in thrlr possession In violation of county and KLulc laws, at least un- til a clarification of this law Is mutle. It wus indicated here follow- eed a House? Buy a arplus Landing Craft Los Angeles The navy would never recognize it, but a pnlr of adventurous California women claim U makes a dandy yacht. Home worth of feminine touches luivo been added to a J700 war surplus (land- ing cruft, vehicle and person- nel) by Mrs. M.-irlao T. Mac- Conncll and Miss Dec Alns- worth. With cabin, bunks, gal- Icy and water tank added, it'll Just like home, say the g-lrls. In fact, it is home. They rigged U up after 18 months of futile house hunting. Five Dead, Four Hurt in Blast at Tel Aviv Suburb Marshall Flying Back; Key Issues Unsettled By John M. IllBhtowcr Secretary of Seen eorge C, Marshall winged i, T- j I in Jap Voting Today European skies toward home today to report to the American people on "Big Four" negotiations which Droke up last night In almost com- plete disagreement on the major ssuns involved in concluding peace treaties for Austria and Germany. "I am sorry that we did not make more Marshall said Just before boarding the four-engine plane which is scheduled to set him down In Washington tomorrow night, "but I imagine lhat as we ook back in the days ahead we will see that much more was done han we realized at the time." Using the same line of thought IE employed in a toast last night Tokyo A record turn- out was indicated as Japanese voters chose 4G6 members of the house of representatives today from among candidates. First results will not be known tomorrow. Some observers predicted 75 per cent of the capital's voters might go to the polls. Jerujialcm A pollco billet j t sumpluous farewell banquet at Sarona, a suburb of Tel hv gtalin in' was blasted by explosives this morn Ing and leaving five dead and four Injured. British authorities said the ex  Fatricla Hazcski, left, and Helen Pass! buy some ordinarily 25 cents per dozen oranges for a penny apiece as Ben Forrest, center, grocery store manager, brings up another cose of the fruit during the first day of a general price rollback averaging- ten per cent by Virginia, Minn., merchants. Everything from mops to cnbinets. right, was reduced, Bryan Trimble shows in his hardware store as merchants sought to cut Jiving costs lot customers with an experimental ten per cent nverngc rollback, which lured many udded shoppers into Virginia stores today, the flrst of the trial campaign. Mpls.-St. Paul-----52 New Orleans.....S3 70 New York........72 50 Phoenix.......... 79 47 Seattle........... 45 Washington ......Si 53 RIVER BULLETEV Flood Stage 24-Hr. Stage Today Change Red Wing 14 9.9 Reads 12 8.9 Winon.-i (C.P.I. 13 8.9 t. La Crossc !2 9.9 .1 Tributary Streams Black at Xcttlsvillc___6.5 RIVER FORECAST (From Hastings to Guttcnberjr) The Mississippi will continue fall- ng slowly southward from Winonn. with but liitle change above that )oint the next 36 hours. The lower Chippewa will rise slightly   

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