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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 2, 1947, Winona, Minnesota EATHER c OMICS For the Tops in Adventure Comics Rack raire Dally Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations VOI.UMi; 47. NO. M 'WINONA. MINNESOTA, FRIDAY EVENING. MAY 2. 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY SIXTEEN PAGES ir. enate Votes to Strengthen Labor Bill Rent Control Extention Bill Sent to Senate 'Local Option' Feature Added to House Measure I'.v Iranris .M. I.rma.v House-passed rent control, but Ict- r-.'v, and county cle- 10 take It or leave it, v ..-ci ci-.i-r to tin- Kc'iate today. I'-ea'i option" feature immc- v n friendly reception there. il.vr." approved the measure, I1'.-; In-.! after beating i. to require a ten t where-ceilings now np- '.evi-ral that Prencienl Truman's liking, 1. Continuation controls from .June CO. to December 31, vr.li the rresiilcnt Kivrn author- it-, to ronliniie Uieni by proel.i- ru.iliim tc> March if he tlecnn thi-t advisable. Tru- mun avkrd for extension of con- ir'.N in their prrwnt form un- ti! .lime SO. lilts. That "the covrrnint: body In anv riiiintv, city or town may in their discretion terminate rent control earlier by a find- ing that thr necessity therefor no loneer exists." This amend- ment, by Representative Kril- H'Ti ivus adopted by a of lo K-l. It would not up- pl v tf> Mate rent control IJIWH. landlords to raise 15 prr rent In return for a two-year lease If the tenant ttcrecs. from cellinns .ill nrw anil apartments and any th.it have not been rented in the last two years. Ahnlishei all Kovrrnment priority and allocation controls nvr l.iilldlnK materials ami con- under the veterans housing act, except that the pov- rrnmrnt may a permit for construction of to uvil for amusement or rrr.rr- atirrtlltl r.. Jienlnt veterans' enres to luiy or rent new home.t arc! continues government mort- t.ice Insurance on new homes up to M per rent of value. This Towering funnel-shaped tornado sweeps towards Rockwall, Texas disrupting communication lines and damaging farm houses. This picture was taken by Maxlnc Buhler. a nurse, en route to her home at Hewlett. (A.P. Wircphoto.) _______ Western Solidarity Asked By Aleman in N. Y. Speech New York President Miguel Aleman ol Mexico declared today that strcnthcnlng of western hemispheric solidarity is "the first step we must take In the furtherance of the ends" pursued r i___ i.l_ TSTn 4-inn i? White House Gets Bill Banning Portal Pay Suits i Washington A bill knock out claims for billions to of dollars in portal pay headed for all uncertain fate in thc While House today. Republicans sounded a contention i that ii veto would scuttlo tho jdent's own campaign for. lower I prices. Administration supporters said the mea.-iurn formally ,Ml. shoiilcl blackball the in the tho Brpubll- thc Kround thnt it Senator Wherry of Lllf, WIlKC-hour act. The bill would outlaw the bulk of pending court claims totaling to for nonproductive time workers spent told reporter.'. "I especially the option Idea." Senator Capehart (R.-Ind.) "Ocru'rully r.pcatdng. use till! 1.'. about thr best thsvt. employes hud at the moment. It Is May Delay to their work stations. 1 thc Senate and House com- pleted action yesterday on a com- Whcrry. whow job as'whlpj vcrxlon, chairman Wiley him with keeping (R Ilncl Mlchcncr IT-, in line on Imprrtant tnp Senate and House judiciary -aid It may be lato this.commltlccs ttlc president a or early next before the unsettle business. around to acting on a "Overnight thousands of business He tinted that :hc industrial concerns can be r. deep in debate on into such economic unccr- and that thr' 1'rlorlty; lliS lo considerably retard or by the United Nations Speaking from city hall where Mayor William O'Dwycr conferred honorary citizenship of New York city upon him following a parade through rain-swept downtown Man- hattan street, President Aleman asserted: "Mexico's contributions to the work of thc United. Nations has been heartfelt uncl generous. But Mexico believes that the first stop we must take In the furtherance of tho end pursued by that organiz- ation In to uphold hemispheric darlty strenBthcnlng the ties that bind thc American republics to- gathcr." Stressing Mexico's kinship with the United States, he said, "Let us rumembcr that our countries arc united by thc similarity of thtilr Institutions and their common love of' freedom rather than by their geographical proximity and paral- lel Mayor O'Dwycr, in conferring honorary citizenship in the city upon President Aleman, said he symoblllKcs thc bond of friendship that exists between thc republics of Mexico and thc United States." The1 mayor and Grover A. en. head of thc city's reception com- mittee, escorted President Aleman and his party from their special railroad car to thc Waldorf-As- toria hotel early today and greeted him ofllclally again at city hull. Police estimated lined President Alcman'.s route down to i.it cutliiiK next up. Ipastponc Indefinitely the: price re- and through lower Manhattan dc- banking now IK within our spite a light rain that .shrouded the rejected for n, ft joint statement. igrcat towers of thc financial dls- iLCTOi.'.-ihc-boarcl In- ha-; approved a rent control.-, Senator MeCrath (D.-R. whojtrlct rising above the Hug-bedecked 1. jvflo, rcltcnilccl his belief that thc from thc "home'hiii would be a blow ut the wtifiC- ;ii) UK-HI rent com-'hour act, which requires a wage authority to recom-'of Secretary of Labor Lewis j streets. will recommend ft! Standing In President Truman's private touring car driven here for thc occasion he bowod and waved to tho spectators as he drove along cents an hour In interstate commerce, and -time find a half from all over a
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