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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 23, 1947, Winona, Minnesota                                w EATHER ml J OIN THE Nrw Civilian Naval Kescrve Full Leased Wire Newi Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of VOLUME 47, NO. 62 W1NONA. MINNESOTA, FRIDAY EVENING, MAY 23, 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY SIXTEEN PAGES Balkan Guerrillas Held Peace Menace Hope Seen for Agriculture Department Budget Budget Cut oflCuf of 32 Per Cent Proposed in Appropriations May Be Canceled By Jack Itrll Senator Sivlcs Bridges (R.-N. It.) said to- day republicans Intend to cancel in appropriations votrd by the lust, Drmocrutlc-con- t-'ollrd Congress In the G.O.P. f.rlvf to cut IMS federal spending H: li-tif-t hclow Prral- d-nt Truman's ci.ttniiit'-. BnclKi-s. chairman of the Senate Rpproprlatlons committee, toll! n rrvxirrrr n fund rrr thr Republicans not through Coricrcv. ycr.tr-rtlity by some fust financial footwork "will out." But he addre! the proposed OOO.OM) cutback in old appropria- will be needed to make the KivinEs Senate has pledged. "I believe we can show a reduc- tion of S4. 500.000.000 under the Prrsldrnfs figure if can hold the economy line on arm-.- navy, agriculture and other uppfoprln'.ions thnt arc corning the New Hampshire sen- r.ald. Trip old appropriations which the hope to cut. rrprc.-.c.rit, money which thr laM ConKruHS jippro'vrtl In ndvunce for actual upending in thr. year beginning July 1. on Thr federal budget Is based on nrlual payments made out of the treasury lind thus does not always tally with appropriations. This Is1 because Congress somrUmcs spreads; the payments over more than one JisciU year. Or. this expenditure basis, the. Republicans claimed they cut Mr. Truman's budget an additional yeMcrday. At that time without a vord of debate. u routine deficiency ap- Mrs. Julius Y. TalmaiUe (left) of Athens, Ga., retiring president general of the Daughters of the American Revolution, leans over to kiss Mrs noscoe C. O'Byrnc. Brookville, Ind., newly-elected president funeral, after the election results were announced early this morn- ing at the organization's annual convention at Washington, D. c. Mrs O'Byrnc will serve three years. She defeated Mrs. Stanley Thorpe Manlove of Ncwburgh, N. Y. The vote was 1.18C to (A.P. Wlrcphoto to The Republican-Herald.) _______ _ Committee Sends Appropriations Bill to House Floor House ap- propriations committee swung its economy 'ax at the Agriculture de- partment today, recommending a 32 per cent budget cut. In. sending to the House floor an bill to finance the de- partment for the year starting July 1, thu committee chopped from President Truman's budget estimates. The amount approved is less than the department had to spend this year. It includes in loan authorizations and in permanent ap- propriations. The cuts, if upheld by the House after debate next week, will boost to slightly more than the total' reductions made by the House In its -drive to lop ..from the President's budget for 1948. The House committee acted on the agriculture bill after weeks of closed door healings and after Secretary Stassen Opens Delegate Drive In Wisconsin Endorses Clubs in Badger State to See McCarthy Milwaukee Assorting he; was "quite optimistic" about his: chances in Wisconsin, Harold sen. Republican presidential aspl-j rant, said todny he would give active approval to formation of organizations in his behalf in the state. Stassen, former governor of Min- nesota and an announced candidate for the G.O.P. presidential nomina- tion, said In an Interview he plan- ned to visit Wisconsin frequently during the next 11 months In a campaign to win the state's dele- gates in (.lie primary next April. "I feel I have a lot of good friends in Stassen told The Associated Press, "and I plan to visit the state many times be- fore the primary next spring. I am giving my approval to the Lady Astor Assails Rule Of 'Gangs' in Palestine Clinton Anderson insisted that of organizations through- reductions would impair the stale in my behalf, but farm services. The estimates sub- It's a bit too early to do any actual farm services. The estimates milted, Anderson claimed, Rock-bottom minlmums. Statistics Cited To buck up ILs contention campaigning for delegates." that Truman's Stay in Missouri Depends on Mother's Health propriation bill providing 000 in J-j-ncl" ?or r.evrra' cnvernr.mnt npcncies to operate the rest of this yror. Tackfd onto that measure. how- rvcr, was an Inconspicuous Senate treasury to _ corporation j 24 hourSi "rider" directing the pay off Immediately in" Commodity Credit The President had prcopsed thnt the treasury pay back Into the C.C.C.'s capital fund next year S830.000.000 whlrh It had borrowed In order to make food subsidy pay- condition While 04-year-old E. Truman wn; ing her own, dentlal physician, porters: "There1 has been 1 to 3 Years tfl under the wartime procram change in Mrs. Truman's condition. holding prlcrs down without-., farmers. In approving that program, Con- Rress empowered the C.C.C. to bor- row from the treasury with the understanding that any loss would made up later by on appropria- tion. The C.C.C. Issued notes lo treasury on these borrowings. anrtlncv, former House scrgeant-at-arms, In rus budget message to Congress; n said the! show ander an expenditure In general accounts and a receipt in corporation ac- cour.tf.. Thu.'., he siilcl. the transaction have no net effect on budget or on the appropria- tions rrcommrndctl for 1948." But Bridges disputed this rra.-.on- Hc contended I he money had age occurred a ago and two oth parcntly had so; been r.pent tuid he made up ix-.vond the law. DUI o' regular appropriations. Romncv's attor Sir.ee Mr. Truman's budget mes- R.-ICC was written, however, the C.C.C. hivs reduced the amount of :ts notes, presumably through In- come from Its loan and other farm operations. II w.is the amount Mill outstand- ing that Bridges' .Senile House ordered retired by June 30. wild IhIn will have the erirc: at reducing by more than the I're.'Udenrs estimated surplus for the cur vear. omnoy' the decision. referred sentative John H. l-'lu.) 72, who now r lie said the ev said r-i State I Asked i Premature Triplet Girls 'Doing Nicely' Chester, Fa. Triplet glrls.j borr. three months prematurely to1 21-year-old Mrs. Carol Smith Chester hospital, were reported "do-. r.'.cely" today. I The mother ivnd her husband, Robert., rjilfl they had chosen a nam- for a htiy thai, was anticipated hut were unprepared for yesterday's triple header, the first additions to i he family. Totally, the weighed six pounds, four ounces. Another net of triplets were born 'to permit state taxation clpalltlcs. Aircraft nr locally now. _yp) The spent ix fairly restful night m evident' new oscillating bed." d the possibility r remain In President, tense and emotional after u week made up of long inlcss there Is of anxious vigil at her bed- jr the was torn between two roles. Id Mrs. had important affairs await- jortcd to be him in Washington, yet he fear- re has been the effects of his departure on imcnt in the tired heart of his mother. "still very daily presence at her bedside an an hour a dangerous relapse -a week ji rn here has been Graham's principal I. Graham, for a continuance of her will scnt word to live. that will to live, Graham i no acknowledged that there is lit- uman's a physician can do. House Elects Premier Tetsu Katayama, socialist leader, was Japan's new premier by unanimous vote of the House Representatives tonight. After a week of political bicker- ay to serve Katayama received 420 votes in federal become the first socialist premier coaling a Japan's history and first prem- '.Ice whose election was dictated by s Imposed In vote at the polls. The results will be reported to by Justice emperor, who lost the right ho said he name the premier under the rcuunc the constitution, and the formal reat many years people who np-e part In It in the imperial palace may take place later tonight. Then Katayama will face the problem of organizing a workable ?y plans to cabinet with the probable opposition ot the influential liberal to former rcprc-Smlthwlck headed by outgoing Premier Shigcru Yoshlda. csldcs in Georgia, fldcncc the house vote on the premiership, one member voted for him- DV had cashed another for Yoshidn. The re- ,-cr been paid four votes wore blank. Katuyama, a quiet lawyer-poli- tagc. But limitations pre-3tn being accused. long devoted to the socialist cause, will enter office with tho pledge of his Social Democratic party to seek only state control key industries instead of na- 'art 1 as advocated by the i. platform. his long interest In ideal- Support of a socialism, Katayama is now xatlon of as a moderate middle- cnt by local who as chairman of his terday was central executive committee aeronautics held together the sharply .s secretary, J. socialist left and right g before the agcmcnt Soxers Pick posltlon. however, Wisconsin Larry Parks The bobby nnd "man of tho year" Is Larry cr the bill the rate ot young actor received a sil- nd when empty, If, v trophy from the Bo'oby Soxcrs nf Ai-nnrlni vpKtrrdnv milTcri-incr nrl Ic.s.s federal money is needed, the report quoted statistics submitted by Anderson showing that between 1940 and 104G the value of farmers' livestock, equipment and crop in- ventories jumped 03 per cent and the value of farm lands soared G8 per cent. The committee's major cuts were directed at the farmers' home ad- ministration, an offshoot of the old farm security the soil conservation service, the crop insurance program, and the school lunch program. Of the total recommended re- duction was accounted for by transfer from the Agriculture department to the treasury's general fund of "section 32" money here- tofore allotted for various' farm programs, including the school lunch project and conservation payments. These funds come from customs duties, 30 per cent of which had been earmarked for the Agricul- ture department. The President's budget had contemplated the use of of this money for bene- fit payments to farmers. The committee also (A) Cut out all funds for farm tenant loans, (Continuiiil on Page 10, Column 6.) APPROPRIATIONS Stassen said he would the state convention ot address county board supervisors at Rhlnular.der June 11. He was here today to ad- dress a dinner session the Wls- Lady Nancy Astor pats the shoulder of Dr. James G. McDonald, member of the former Anglo-American committee of inquiry on Palestine during a friendly- clash on the Palestine problem as they arrived this morning in New York city on the liner Queen Elizabeth. (A.P. Wircphoto to The Republican-Herald.) New York (IP) Lady Nancy Astor, first woman member of the British parliament, and Dr. James G. McDonald, member of the former Anglo-American committee of in- quiry on Palestine, argued the Pales- tine issue as the Liner Queen Eliza- Halleck Assails Threats of Veto By Douglas B, Cornell "Washington House Repub- lican Leader Charles Halleck of In- diana took a swing today at talk of veto threats against various big bills. The Republican Congress, he told reporters, intends to "write bins and t h c m to j White House" rc- Icardlcss ot veto good send the "To continuous- ly hold up a veto as a Hal- leek "is a usurpation of the legislative prerog- atives of Congress. "I don't think that I should run down to the White House on every is- sue- and ask the 8 Saved From Plane Crash In Nicaragua West Palm Beach, Fla. Eight members of the 15-man crew of a flying fortress which crashed ill Nicaragua on a flight from the Canal Zone to Kelly Field, Texas, have been found, alive after bailing out, the Morrison Army Air Field public relations office announced today. (A dispatch from Nicaragua re- ported seven survivors, with the fate of the others not yet The Morrison public relations of- ficer said the wreckage was found 75 miles north of Managua. There were no indications in a radio message to the field as to the condition of the men found. The plane was found early today after a vast search by the army and navy over Central America, the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean sea. California-Miami Record Clipped by Five Minutes Miami, Fla. Lockheed Constellation of the Eastern Airlines spanned the continent in six hours. 4D minutes and 26 seconds to set a new Callfornla-to-Miami speed rec- ord last night for commercial air- craft. The huge four-engined passenger ship, officially timed by the Na- tional ped five U. N. Curbs On Support Proposed Yugoslavia Accused of Interfering: in Northern Greece By Ernest Fischer Geneva. The 11-nation Balkans investigation commission today formally signed a report to the United Nations security coun- cil recommending that Support or nnned bands violating Balkan frontiers should be considered n. menace to world peace, subject to nctlon by the U. N. American and Russian sources there was no formal vote on. this conclusion, but that nine na- tions fivvored It. Russia and Poland were opposed. The niTormanUs also said the commission approvca. eight to two. a .section blaming Yugoslavia, primarily, for the support of guer- rilla warfare in northern Greece, and declaring that Albania and consin Press association tonight. ;beth docked here today Later today, Stassen said, hoi The impromptu debate between planned to "talk things over" Virginia-born Lady Astor and U S Senator Joseph R. McCarthy McDonald, an American was the but declined to divulge outgrowth of questioning by rcport- the nature of the conference. not want to see Palestine partitioned but added that "if it is the only way to give them (the Jews) political autonomy, then I am lor it." Lady Astor declared Palestine to- day had "gangster rule and not military rule" and said: "We beat Hitler because we want- ed the Jews to stay in Europe, and they should stay put." McDonald said the British have to -curry out- their obliga- tions" and asserted "there is no nioral basis for their policy." Lady Astor then countered by say- ing "I am not in favor of giving in to gangsters." She said the in- flux of Jews to Palestine was "purely a materialistic movement." Aid to Greece Waits Naming of Program Director Ry John M. Hightovcr Tru- man's difficulty in finding a top- notch man to run the new American aid program In Greece threatens some delay in getting the operation under way. The State department already is reported to be acquiring a 000 R.F.C. loan to finance the start j of the undertaking to C. A. Halleck (R) Indiana Truman Asks Extension of Some Controls Tru- man today asked Congress to ex- tend for a year beyond June 30 his authority to control domestic use and export of a few materials "to prevent harm to our own economy and give concrete support to our foreign policy." He said in a message it is essen- tial to maintain domestic control, by priority and allocation, over tin, fibers and cordage, antimony. chona bark and quinine. Mr. Truman also asked port control authority over a few rind oils and rice and rice products: controls and export priorities on nitrogen fertilizer; and priori- ties on key industrial products needed for foreign reconstruction, and rehabilitation. As an adjunct to the domestic controls over tin. cordage, antimony and drugs, the President requested continued authority to issue export priorities on materials needed abroad to increase foreign produc- tion Of items vitally needed in the United States. All the requested powers now exist by virtue of a 90-day extension of a small portion of the second war powers act, which otherwise expired on March 31. Rough Sailing Seen Lake Success, X United Nations Balkans in- vestigation commission report signed today in Geneva is head- cil for rough sailing in the Unit- ed Nations security council. Tliorc is .1 definite prospect thai Soviet Russia might veto any condemnation of her Balkan jU- lics. Baltic linrs on the report al- ready h.ive been drawn In council, where Russia and Po- stand ajrainsl any to condemn Yugoslavia, and Bulgaria in the Balkan bor- der dispute. Proof Asked on Statement Flaying Stock Exchange New Vork Emil Schram. clip- minutes and 31 seconds President what kind of legislation helper hour. from the record established only last'Saturday by another Constella- tion. Captain H. O, Hudgins ot Miami piloted the plane on its nonstop llight from Burbank, at an average speed ot about 348 miles "state, nnd SOJhonor previously bestowed on Frank Dominic Hir IH.WOOIII cmt vwm bc rcturncd to ]o- Sinatra: Van Johnson and Glenn taxes. and her. weighed I'O pounds. 14 Stratosphere Balloon Flight Postponed !calltU-.H In lieu of general The organization claims I membership of navy .O.P. Claims Votes to ji.Munfcum j i ic j Defeat Delay in Tax Cutting a year. No ntllctal reason wns given. WaxhlnKtnn George But they have Ear'-lcr announced were for Senate leaders today claimed they Jean J'lceard. veteran strato-1 have the votes to block a Democratic motion to delay action until June 10 on tho Income tax reduction hill. The roll will bc called at 2 p. m. (CST) Monday alter a unanimous consent aKroemcnt obtained by Chairman Mllllkin (R.-Colo.) of the finance committee. The Democrats declared their nuilc.i wuru solid bctynd tho post- ponement motion ollorcd by Sena- ;.phere and scientist, and !c niivy pilot to take oir from Ottum- wii, Iowa, in un effort to reach 00.000 feet tnr MuUles of the phy- sic-. chemistry uf the strato- sphTc, The present balloon altitude rec- ord is feet. It was established In IfilC ir. an ascent .sponsored National Geographical Uit uniiy ulr Jorccj. hy only 44 members to the Republicans 51, and Senator Ovcrton (D.-La.) and possibly Senator McCarran (D.- Nev.) are expected to be out of town Monday. Republican Senator Langer (N. D.) also is away. Neither side has publicly claimed his vote. Mlllikln and Republican Policy Chief Taft told reporters will take. That would make us an- other rubber stamp Congress .such as we had when I first came here Un President Truman, Hallcek con- ceded, never has said in advance that he would veto a bill unless it were tailored to his orders. But, the party leader continued, middle-'some legislators who seem to think they speuk for Mr. Truman have been warning of vetoes of tax, labor, portal to portal pay. wool'and other bills. "They may be bear stories, for all I he said. "Maybe they are lust yelling 'wolf.' After all. the Pres- ident signed the portal pay bill. "So these people may or may-not be speaking for the President. "I'm not :ooking for vetoes, and I don't think we should look for vetoes." Stevenson's Stepson Succumbs at 79 Glenilale., Calif. Robert Louis Stevenson's stepson, Lloyd Os- bourne, for the book, "Treasure yesterday in a sanitarium. The author married Osbourne'.s mother, Mrs. Samuel Osbournc. in liJUO and the family moved to Scot- land. While there Stevenson drew a map and wrote the story of the fabled island for the boy. The fam- ily later moved to Samoa. Liquor Administrators Elect Wisconsin Man Denver John W. Roach, chief of the Wisconsin state bever- age and cigarette tax division, was elected secretary-treasurer oC the Pope Pius Receives Leyte Crew, Officers Vatican 1'opc Pius XII received in audience today 200 men and officers of ihe 1J. S. aircraft carrier Lcytc. The car- rier at present is at Naples. despite the" availability and the authority granted by Con- gress in the bill which Mr. Truman yesterday, nothing very sub- _....._._.! can bc accomplished until is appointed and takes over his duties. At least five men have been con- sidered but for a variety of reasons each has proved unavailable. Inside speculation at the moment centers around Paul Hoffman, president of the Studcbaker Corporation. No hitch is anticipated in carrying out the Turkish part ot the program. That involves mainly supplying military equipment f.o the Turkish army under the general supervision of Ambassador Edwin C. Wilson at Ankara. Exchange commission "any proof you have" to support Sabath's charge of "outrageous crooked deal- Ings" in Wall Street. Schram disclosed yesterday he had sent a telegram to Snbaih shortly after the representative had said In the House that "if we don't stop' the short sellers and gamblers on the New York stock exchange, we'll have disaster in this country." Bulgaria were blameworthy to lesser degree. Conditions within Greece were declared contributing factor. The majority proposals were these: 1. That the (tovcrnmcnts of Grcrcc, Albania, Bulcaria and Yugoslavia do their utmost lo establish normal (food nciicli- buriy to alntain from :ill action likely to increase or maintain tension and unrest in the border areas, to rigorously refrain from any support of elements in the neighboring- countries aimed at the over- throw of lawful governments; or, should this resource fail, to appeal to the appropriate orjran at the United Nations. 2. That the countries con- cerned should form frontier conventions along the lines of the Greek-Bulgarian convention of 1031. 3. That the Security council .should establish a. commission or commissioner in the frontier area for a period of at least two years to report to the coun- cil every three months the functions of the commission; to (Continued on Pace 10, Column L) BALKAN'S Weather FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and and somewhat cooler toniRht with, frost in rural areas in coulees. Saturday, partly cloudy :md warmer. Low in the city -12; 38 to -10 in country. High Saturday G-I. cloudy tonight and Saturday, except for scattered. light showers extreme north portion Saturday, Saturday warmer north portion "tonight and south central portions Saturday. and cool tonight with scattered frosc north and central portions away from LOCAL WRATHER observations for the "Reckless statements of the char-JLakc Michigan. Partly cloudy and acter you have just put Saturday, Schram's message said, "are dam- aging to our public institutions. Prices on this exchange are cstab-1 hours ending nt 12 m. today: llshcd through open transactions. Maximum. 65: minimum, which represent the judgment of the public." Nazi Agent Takes General Anti-Semitic Life in Dublin Mailing Ruled Legal Dublin Dr. Hcrmannj jfcw of Goertz, a Nazi agent who material which, ___ awaiting deportation from Eire.j-scurriJous and defamatory." Orleans committed suicide today in theinot malign identifiable pcr-iplloclllx comiwsltcinoon, prccipluitlon. none: sun !sots tonight at sun rises tc- morrow at TEMl'ERATC'KKS Kl 30 .02 in Dublin passport office, by taking a phial of poison. parachuted into Eire in June, 1D40, and evaded arrest until November. 1941. He told authorities he had made contact with the out- lawed Irish Republican army and expressed the opinion the German high command had overrated the strength of the I.R.A. son or is not a breach of, the federal law, says Federal Vincent L. Lcibell. The judge yesterday denied a r motion for a warrant to ivrrcst Wil- liam Hunt Diodcrich. n Tappan. N. Y..1 sculptor. A postal inspector filed sent ramatory" matter through the mail. 48 87 95 40 67 65 .20 .18 KIVHR HUI.I.KTIN Flood Stage 24-Hr. St age Today Chance Red Wing Lake CHy d.s a complaint that Dicdcrich "scurrilous, libclous and dc- Negro Lynching Acquittal By Southern Jury Rapped Winona (C.P.v Dam G. Pool Dam G, T.W. Dakota (C.P.) Dam 7, Pool Dam 7, T.W. La Crosse Tributary Wl Aillli v emphatically they feel certain their Natlonal Coherence ol Llni.c, Ad- group will be able lo beat the, fv mlntetraton. yateicUv at tht clo.o layinc ol a five-day VICTORY in the Washington state congressional primary ol Rep. Charles Savage liberal Democrat, is causing political eye- brows to raise a bit. Given a beat- ing in the Republican land slide. Savage, referred to as a "Wnllace- ran well-ahead of a Truman candidate. By The Associated 1'rcss Many of the nation's newspapers described a jury's acquittal of 28 men In the Greenville, S. C., mass- lynching trial as disgraceful, shock- Ing or shameful, but several went on to express editorially the belief that the state's efforts to convict the defendants would serve as a precedent and a warning in the fu- ture. water whatever." yunn said. "This v matter, and right dealt with." Tlmrs-Pica- southcrn Chippowa Durand Theilmaii 8.0 10.H 7.3 S.O K.S S.O S.6 9.5 7.5 8.8 Streams S.4 3.8 was itiBulTalo above Alma ..3.2 "There has been a victory fo: JTrempealeau at Dodge 1.5 u- law, j Black at Neillsville S.O j, J.IIAO even though Willie Earlc's slnyersiBlnck at Oalcsvillc nnt-. mmlshfrt for what theylLa Crosse at W. Sal will not be punished for what they said the New York Times. of lynching mobs may begin to fear that some day. on sufficient evidence and with suf- Salem 1.8 The New Orleans courage, a southern lynching highly critical of the verdict as lease jury will convict." ....._ ncqulttals W011 rront page space in Britain's tightly rationed were some other southern news- papers, said IS "must shock every law-abiding citizen in the South." "As for 'northern interference.' this is flic Instance In which that frequently valid protest holds no newspapers today and The Daily Express commented: "Trial by fury the un- written law in America's South." Root at Houston 7.0 R1VKR FOKKCAST (From Hastings to Gultcnberjr) During the next 24 hours, there will he little change from La Crosse to below Lynxville; during that pe- riod tho river will fall slowly from St.. Paul to Winona. Thereafter, the falling tendency will be resumed throughout the entire district. The Chlppewa, Black and will not change much the next Ii5 hours.   

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