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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 21, 1947, Winona, Minnesota                                W EATHER r.orfct tnnUht of Thursday! J OIN THE Xcw Civilian Xaval Reserve Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations VOLUME 47. NO. 80 W1NONA. MINNESOTA, WEDNESDAY EVENING, MAY 21. 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY EIGHTEEN PAGES 40 Per Cent Farm Budget Cut Proposed Mrs. Truman Given Chance For Recovery Truman to Sign Greek Aid Bill at Kansas City Hy H. Cirandvirw. Mo. President Trii.Tiitn's prr.sonal physician today rave h'.s 0-1-year-old mother a (r-.rir.rc for recovery, if she maintains hrr prp'.ent gradual Improvement. General Wallace H. Graham .said everything depends on NT.-.'.. Martha E. Truman's will toj r. The prcr.rnre of the President at JIT bedsidr. he said, has born an important factor in the slight 1m- ;.T3'.-e.-ncnJ noted in the past 48 fiours. Graham In a news conference In nearby Kanxn..'. City, emphasized over and over again' that ho was "an optimist." He said the rldcrly patient had a vrry tlrfd heart and a generally wrak body and that she was fighting Andresen Assails 'Wanton' Destruction of Potatoes Washington Represen- tative August II. Andresen (II.- accused the Agriculture department today of "wnnton destruction of potatoes" ivhllc lintiitnra arc being Imported frnm Canada at high prlcc'i. "While Department of Airrl- riiknrc pour kerosene on huge piles of new potatoes in Alabama. North Carolina, Vir- ginia and other southern Andresen told tho Umisc, "potatoes come 'in from Canada to supply thote mar- kets, and at higher prices for consumers already staggcrlnc under the cost of living." Andrcsen said he has In his possession bills of lading show- ing that potatoes "arc being imported Tor sale In the very territory where farmers arc be- ing- paid not to harvest their crops." Since July, 1940. the govern- ment has bought bushels of potatoes at a net cost of to carry out the price support program, An- drcsen said, and "of this gigan- tic purchase, bushels were destroyed." Andresen urged President Truman, "when he inveighs against the high cost of living, to tell the people about the Im- pact on prices that buying for foreign relief has upon prices paid by American consumers." terrific uphill struggle against ovf-rwhrlmlnK odds. May Jtriurn to Capital He .said that if thr present rate or progress can be maintained forj another two days the of; the President'.'; return to Washington micht ever, be considered. However, he emphasised, the matter has not been discussed with Mr. Trumnn who is directing na- T.lor.nl affMrs from his mother's home here and from hotel suite Jn Kiin.tA.% City, HB will sign the Orcrlc-Turklsh aid bill in Kansas City tomorrow. Thn big handicap. Graham said, l.i ;h? "worn-out body" of u woman of M, with "every cell worn out." Gcnrr.il StrrnRthcnlng Today, he said, in his first talk with the newsmen, her condition is from what it was ycstcr- dny. There Is n. general strengthcn- '.r.x since a setback Sunday night In rontrnst to a previous general wcak- Desplte hrr "very tired and weak Mrs. Truman rallied early las: night, and ate fried chicken, crnvy and mashed potatoes. Tho presence of the President nt hrr bedside kept national attention focused on the sickroom drama. Tho critical nature of his mother's IHnrM has brought nbotit his de- cision to remain In Missouri irxlef- inltfl.r. Tentative plans have been made for him to sign tho 000 Greek-Turkl.-.h aide a kfy part of administration for- eign Kansas City tomor- row afternoon. Thp signing originally was sched- uled for last Monday at tho White where an elaborate ceremony, involving important congressional leaders, hnd been set up, House Supports Navy Funds Cut House sup- ported on a voice vote today navy appropriations cuts which Demo- crats contend will force a reduction of 70.000 In average enlisted strength next year. The vote was on a move by Rep- rer.enta'.lvc Albert Thomas  violation of the United Na- ty.r.s charter. Milwaukee Man's Body Recovered From Lake KIkhorn, hotly of Joseph Kazmierskl, Jr.. -t'j, Mllwuu- was recovered yesterday from lake, nine mile.-, north ot He had gone fishing alone night. Returns in 58 Hours 77-year-old woman pioneer, Mrs. Lcanlo Humphreys, of Portland, Ore., whose Journey from Chicago to the West coast took 12 days, cnmc back today in 58 hours. En route to Cincinnati. Ohio, for her first visit cast since then. Mrs. Humphreys arrived on the Northern Pacific rail- way, the same road that carried her west with her pioneer par- ents. "I was on the Northern Ra- cine's first passenger train go- ing from Chicago to said the diminutive, white-hair- ed lady. "There were two pas- senger cars and 22 freight curs. We had a stove for cooking our own rneals, and scats without cushions. We brought along our own pillows and blankets." Moorhead Man Dead at Railroad Crossing Moorhcml Donald L. SchulU, Moorhead'truck driver and a war veteran, was killed Tuesday when his truck was hit by a North- ern Pacific train at a local cross- Ing. He is survived by his widow, whose uucle, Henry O. Olson, drowned Saturday in Luke Crystal near Pelican Rapids. Wyo., to the air base at Chanute Field, near Champaign. It last was hoard from at p. m. Central Daylight Time by radio contact as it passed Burling- ton, Iowa, police said. Bkkc Plcsncr, in whose freshly planted cornfield the ship crashed, related "an awful thump" awak- ened him last night. It sounded .ike a bolt of lightning, he said, but he went to a window and peered out. Seeing nothing in the drenching rain, he went back to sleep. Tills morning, Plcsncr said, his brother-in-law called him and ask- ed, "What's1 that In your Plesncr went out and found the pieces of the big airplane and counted seven bodies. The body of the ship lay about 250 yards from the Flcsncr residence and the engines a quarter mile away. The plane did not catch fire. Army officers at Chanute Field were attempting to obtain a listing of the flight from Cheyenne auth- orities before confirming the num- ber of dead. They said several hours might be required before the death toll could be .verified and the names of the victims made public. Taft, Murray Clash Over Health Measures Washing-ton Senators Taft CR.-Ohlo) and Murray (D.-Mont.) clashed sharply today over the fed- eral government's role in protecting the public health. Taft declared that Murray, while An Army Plane En Route from Cheyenne, to Chanute Field, Rantoul, HI., crashed on a farm north of Champaign, 111., last night killing its seven occupants, all soldiers Wreckage of the: plane was not discovered until early this morning shortly before this picture was taken. (A.P. Wirephoto to ihe Republican-Herald.) Champaign, sol- diers were killed last night In the crash of an army B-25 in a farm field during a violent electrical storm, state police reported today The wreckage of the plane, strewn over a wide area about 16 miles north of Champaign, was found early today. State police said tho craft was en route from Cheyenne Lynching Case Goes to South Carolina Jury By Romncy Wheeler Greenville, S. C. A South Carolina, jury was asked to- day by Circuit Judge J. Robert Martin, Jr., to give an ultimate verdict in the unprecedented mass-trial of 28 Southern white men who are accused of lynching a Negro. Final arguments in the lengthy case were concluded yesterday Bill to Go To House Next Week Over-all Slash Estimated at More Than House ap-1 proprintions committee reported today additional cuts have been recommended to reduce the Agriculture department's 19-tS bud- get, of Si ,200.000.000 by almost   charier rulllllmont of the nspirntion ot free peoples and homeless pc< and the growth of a world b human rights as part of an en ing system of world law. 3 An economic settlement vidlng for a tcn-yenr prograi world economic derwritten by Amevicnn and administered by United NH agencies for the solo purpo.s raising standards of living and ing the general welfare of world. 14 Wisconsin Cities May Get Natural Gas Madison W) An amended application by five Wisconsin utilities presented to the public service commission yesterday listed 14 Wisconsin cities for conversion from manufactured to natural gas. They were Applcton, Beloit, Fond du Lac, Green Bay, Janesvllle, Ken-oslm, Madison, Manitowoc. Milwaukee, Oshkosh, Racine, Sheboygan, Stoughton and Two Factory, Build Cited by Statu Washington The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today that an April decline in Industrial employment and a poor showing in the construction field "point 'to soft spots in our economy which will need careful watching." The slump in factory jobs was the first since the reconversion low in February, 1946, said a report by B.L.S. Commissioner Ewan Slump itics Bureau "More industries are reaching temporary saturation point point where they will have to i just to a more normal pos market." Manufacturing employment off in April, the B.L.S port showed. Total nonfarm emj mcnt declined but this ure included the soft coal mi "safety stoppage" and persons that he 30 per cent of gross receipts from customs collections and have been used in the past to finance fara programs. There was little controversy yes- terday when, after four hours of debate and by a voice vote with only about 100 members present, House sent to the Senate the navy supply bill lor next year, Several attempts to restore of the cut from the bill by the appropriations were defeated by voice votes. Foremen Strike estimated 3.800 foremen began a strike at the Ford Motor Company today. The company said its Rouge and Lincoln plants were first affected. There was no immediate report on the Highland Pnrk unit. All in the Detroit area. Initial reports indicated the affected only Detroit plants. Weather FEDERAL FORECASTS For Winonn. and vicinity: Partly cloudy tonight and Thursday with, occasional local showers late tonight or early Thursday morning. Some- what warmer Thursday. Low to- night 59; high Thursday 70. Minnesota. Partly cloudy thU afternoon, followed by occasional showers tonight, gradually clearins Thursday with a few showers ex- treme cast portion in forenoon, i Little change in temperature. Wisconsin Partly cloudy this afternoon and tonight. Occasional showers Thursday beginning in the world cxtreme west tonight. Little change in temperature. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 2-t Maximum. 69; minimum. noon. 56: precipitation, .32 of an inch: .sim tonight nt sua rises tomorrow at. :32. TEMPERATURES KI.SEW1IEUK Max. Mill. PC'. nemid.il 52 37 Duluth 36 Paul 80 65 Phoenix Seattle .............100 (58 71 SI Wil.shlllKtOll .04 ItlVlill KUM.I'.TIN l-'lood SUKC 24-Hr. Today Change the jLake City Reads 'loam -f. T.NV, Dam 5. T.W. JDam 5A, T.W. iwinona I Dam Pool jDam G, T.W. 1 Dakota 
                            

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