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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 8, 1947, Winona, Minnesota                                w EATHER fcfid cool fmlr Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Press 89 Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations DAYS VTInonn Swimming KciblJor Act VOLUME. 47. NO. 119 WINONA. MINNESOTA. TUESDAY. EVENING. JULY 8. 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY FOURTEEN PAGES iiii iP------ i With The Mercury 81 at noon today and stlJl warmer weather predicted, Wlnonans flocked enmasse today to the John A. Latsch bathing beach and the gravel pits surrounding the city for relief. Lifeguards on duty at the beach, shown In the picture at.the left, are William Corliss, Gay "Cappy" McGlll liuperlntendent and Robert McGlll. A.portion of the crowd of 602 persons who used the beach Monday afternoon Is shown, to the center picture. At the right two members of the youngsters swimming sponsored by the city recreation department. There are 75 children in the class and lessons are given Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings. The pair shown here learned to swim this year. Left to right are Patty Fockens, 262 Laird street and Donald Stevens, Rushford. Republican-Herald House Passes January 1 Tax-Cuts Bill To Be Ready In 2 Months Toltz, King Day Formally Hired to Sewer Report Score by Innings in All-Star Game Probe of U.SJAgreement Averting Army Trials in Coal Strike Signed Europe Askec Make Survey Toltz. King and Day. Inc.. 8t. Paul engineering firm which made survey several years ago for the city's new airport, was formally hired by the city council Monday to make a preliminary survey of proposed sewer extensions here. Cost of the survey is undetermin- ed. It was agreed by tho council and the engineering firm, represent- ed Itst night._py A.-J. prior to the expenditure of the firm will make a report of prog- ress to the city council and no fur- ther expenditures shall be made un- less thereafter authorized. The entire survey will proceed on K cost-plus basis. Provisions of the contract include: "W. E. King nnd Arndt J. Duvall of the engineering firm Khali be paid for their services at the rate American League National League Black River Dragged for Body of Melrose Man, 24 Black RJver Falls, Wls. The 300-yard wide Black River this afternoon had not fielded the body of Charles E Huber, Jr., 24, of Melrose, who is believed to have drowned early Sunday. A crew of volunteers and law officers led by Chief of Police Al- fred Young and Jackson County Sheriff I, S. Hollenbach, were drag- ging the river with no success. The searchers were out yesterday from 10 a. TO, to B'p. m. and again today of WO per day for ouch of them, plus 'outside expense.' Rate of Fay Set "All services of assistants, drafts- man, etc., shall bo charged at ac- tual cost plus 100 per cent for over- head, 'readiness to serve' and profit, or at an equivalent per diem rate, plus 'outside expenses.' "The term 'outside expense' shall be understood to Include sub- sistence and travel expense.for the engineer and his assistants travel- Ing in discharge of duties connected with said work, also the cost of Incl dental expenses such as telegrams, telephones or extra copies of prints or photos or drawings, specifications and other documents required for the proper execution of the neces- sary engineering services, "Said engineers shall agree to make as full n use 0.1 possible of existing plans and other data." Mr. Duvall told the council that the survey will be started "as soon as possible" and that it will be com- pleted In six weeks to two months after the start. He said that If the results of their survey agree substantially with the plans already drawn by City Engi- neer Carl W. Prunk may be enough." He indicated that if there were a radical dlffcrcnco it might cost more to complete the survey. Basic Fuels Asked Said Mr. Duvall, "We want you to tell us what areas you wish served by the proposed sewer extensions, and we propose to tell you what be the most economical way of doing so." Council President William Thcurer told him that the council almost a year ago approved two new sewer in the East End and one In the West End. Specific areas to be served, said the president, are Sugar Loaf, tho far East End and Door on Paris Conference Still Open to Russia Foreign Secre- tary Ernest Bevln said today the Marshall aid-to-Europe proposa might yet make the greatest con- tribution to international amity, but indications from the'East were that states in the Soviet orbit, with" one exception, would stay away from the Paris conference on the pro- gram. Bevln Indicated In an address in London that the door still was open to Russia to join in. Implementing the Marshall program. He said the program was purely an economic one and added that prejudices, "either religious or should be ruled out of the discus- sions. Confer Only Czecho-Slovakia of the na- tions in the Soviet sphere has ac- cepted formally the'British-French starting at 6 a; m. The police chief 30 feet deep hampered operations. Huber; .who .worked on his fath- er's farm near Melrose, is believed to have parked, his car -on the. river 3ank and then to have fallen or plunged into the water. The -car was found parked near -the river Sunday. Bloodhounds brought here from La Crosse tracked Huber to a boul- der at the edge of the river, the po- ice chief said. In the car, officers said they found Huber's billfold con- Johnny Mize Clouts Homer In 4th Inning Mize, tho New York Giants' hammering first sacker, belted a 3JlO-foot homer Into the right field bleachers in the fourth inning to give the National leaguers a 1-0 lead over the Amer- icans In .the all-star game at Wrlgley field todsiy before With elongated! Ewell Blackwell investigation of Cincinnati 'andl- ttirmv mtut.a-r Courts Stacked Against Defendants Senator Claims Washington 11am E, Jenner ed today that "the high- comman In the European theater Is stack ing courts against defendants i courts-martial." In a letter to Secretary of Wa Robert Patterson demanding a fu: Senator Wil (R.-Ind.) contend ljouser-of.rI5Btroie.- liant pitching the wd American league squads 'were held scoreless in the first three in- nings. Mize, currently pacing the Na- tional league with 24 homers, pick- ed on a 1-1 pitch off Prankle Shea; the Yankees' brlllllaht newcomer, and sailed the ball deep into'the shirt-sleeved bleocherites. Big Jawn swung at Shea's flrs offering and missed. He watched he said was'-doc- umentary 1 "Prisoners a' being per.; amlng 432 on the front seat, and a bal1 BP by and tore into tho third pitch for h'ls pay-off wallop invitation to the Russian-boycotted talks which begin Saturday. Norway, Denmark and Sweden will confer tomorrow in Copenha- gen to determine their joint atti- tude toward the proposal advancec by U. S. Secretary of State George on the back scat his jacket with llamond engagement, ring In on locket. The sheriff said he had talke with a Black River Falls girl t whom Huber formerly had been en aged. The sheriff said she told him hat Huber had threatened to com mit suicide following a quarrel Sat rday night. Harvard in a June university. 5 speech al The three the West End. He added that the system should be enlarged with the view that one day Goodvicw village "might want to tie Mr. Duvnll pointed out that in designing sewer systems for new areas tho typo of construction fore- seen there must bo taken into con- sideration. He said that Industrial ureas require larger capacity than residential areas. Scandinavian nations will Join in the Paris talks, 'their London diplo- matic representative said, if con- vinced the program would not lead to a division of Europe. Switzerland's federal council to- day accepted the Invitation in prin- ciple. May Need Help In Borne, Italian Foreign Minis- ter Carlo Sforza was reported to have estimated at the number of Europeans who would need aid under the Marshall plan. Europe's population outside of Rus- sia, by best available sources, is 222.840. Sforza Is said to have told nn intcrmlnlstcrlal committee Italy's Security Council Approves U.S. Arms Limit Plan Lake Success The United Nations security council today ap- proved an American blueprint for arms reduction discussions despite a Russian warning that the plan would bring about a collapse of arms regulation efforts. The vote was nine to 0, with Russia and Poland abstaining. In view 'of Russia's firm stand against' the U. S. plan, it had been believed she might invoke the big power veto to block it. But Russia declared today that no plan for world arms reduction can succeed unless the plan is link- ed Directly with an absolute prohi- bition of atomic weapons. Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei A. Oromyko made this state- ment before the security, council. which came with two out. Next up, Enos 'Slaughter of the Cardinals walked, tho flrst stroll ol the game, but Frankie Oustlne ol Pittsburgh forced him at second to end the. inning. Four Germans Get Death Sentiences Berlin Dispatches from Dresden, in Russian-occupied Sax- ony, reported today that a Ger- man court had sentenced two Ger- that: 1, mitted to employ either- civilian or, military of their, choice in the paratlon-and pre- sentation of their defense.. "Every effort Is being made to prevent attorneys r_____ _ _ who. were con- nected with the" infamous Lichfleld prison case to. practice in courts- martial in the European theater." The Indiana senator made public a copy of an informal "routing which he said was signed by Brigadier General Cornelius E. Ryan, assistant deputy, military government headquarters for the nllitary government for Germany, and written by Colonel Francis H. Vanderwerker. Jenner told news- man doctors and two male nurses men that the routing slip sub- to death for directing the exter- stantiated his charges. mlnatlon of mental "The dip Tdiclsed to the chief patients at the Sonnstein "and Gros- -ne woi- Schidentz asylums during the war. agreemen averting a nation-wide soft coa strike was signed today by John L Lewis and a majority of the bitu ruinous operators. In announcing the signing. Lew: told a news conference that it "reasonable to assume" tho cntir industry will accept the agreemen within a few days. More than half of Lewis' United Mine Workers are covcrc by agreements thus far signed b northern commercial operators steel companies and mine owners i the West and Midwest.1 Increase The agreement provided a fla >1.20 a day increase in earnings bu explain ng his it meant --Pre sumably havwas counting the min- ers' equity in Increased welfare "und assessments and other benefits He told reporters he would be :hairman of the three-man boarc if trustees which will administer the huge welfare fund of the mln- rs under the new contract. The oyalty to finance the fund will go p from flve cents a ton on coal to ;en cents a ton, Ezra Van Horn Cleveland, Ohio, operator, will rep- esent operators on the board and .owls said that Thomas Murray of Tew York will continue as the neut- al member. Freeze on House Rents The miners will have in addition the wage and hour benefits, a orm of "freeze" on their house rent- als which could be lifted by area- ide- agreement or by negotiation y the U.M.W. The miner also will be able to urchasc heating coal at cost which ewls said would "mean a substan- al saving" in that item. Lewis told reporters with unmis akeable pride that the contrac iat he had negotiated had "niori Flying Disks From Juggler's Act? Wamhlnjton A novel, tongue-in-cheek explanation for the "flying saucers" reached President Truman today. .A Weil coavt profcnlonal jug- gler telegraphed the chief ex- ecutive that the "mucerm" were lie used In net "and they got out of hand." Pros Secretary G. Ron told reporters: "Strangely enough for a pro- fenional Jnrcler, he didn't want his name dUcIoied." In more nerloui vein, Ron there U no inreiUgatlon under way as far ap the White House Is concerned Into the "flylnr saucer" mystery............., New Date Only Change In Measure Fight on Community Tax in Senate Hinted most valuable contribution to the He declared that the U. S. plan recovery program could bo Italian labor. In nil 22 nations were invited by Britain and Prance to Join them in setting up committees to list Eu- rope's needs and resources and faci- litate American nicj. Bevin snld in his address in Lon- don that "There Is a very happy prospect now of approaching the problems of Europe on an economic basis." Victory Seen for Government Party Damascus, Syria Polltica observers today predicted victory for government sponsored candidates in Syria's first general election since the end of the French mandate as voters trooped to the pools in three- day balloting morrow. which will end to- Centennial Coin Issue Advanced The House and sent to the Senate yes- terday a measure authorizing coin- age of silver half-dollars in commemoration of the 100th anni- versary of the admission of Wis- consin as a state. Rennebohm Will Be Asked to Pardon Minister V. Meiss- ner. attorney for Dr. John Lewis, Presbyterian minister who Is under sentence of one to five years in state prison on an arson charge, said to- day he planned to ask Acting Gov- ernor Oscar Kenncbohm to pardon the 73-year-old clergyman, W. C. T. U. Leader, 79, at Waupaca Woupnea, Win. Mrs. Alice Bliss, 78, for 20 years scientific tem- perance Instructor for the W.C.T.U., died 'yesterday at her home in Wau- paca, Funeral services will be Wed- nesday from the First Methodist church. There are no immediate Burvivors. approved by the commission did not link the problems of arms reduc- tion and the banning of" atomic weapons and, for this reason, it of- fered no basis for a solution. Gromykp opened debate on the arms question as delegates awaited a major declaration from him in reply to United States and British demands for action to restore order In the critical Balkan situation. Delegates agreed they were ap- proaching perhaps the gravest mo- ment In U.N.. history, Tho big question was whether Gromyko would Invoke the veto to block an American proposal to set up a U.N. watch northern border. along Greece's Weather FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and and ool tonight. Wednesday fair and a ittle warmer. Low tonight 58; high Wednesday 80. fair tonight nd Wednesday except for scattered ocal thundershowers northwest por- lon. Little change In temperature. and cool tonight. Wednesday sunny and slightly 'armer. LOCAL WEATHER observations for the 24 ours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 82; minimum, 58; noon, 1; precipitation, none; sun sets to- ight at sun. rises tomorrow at TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max. Min.Pct.: staff, S. forces, European than negotiated in was dated' last October 23. Violent Statements .It called attention Co the impend- ing arrival of Earl J. Carroll and Thomas Lester Foley, California at- torneys, to act as special defense counsel for five prisoners then awaiting trial by general court- martial at Frankfurt am Main. Jenner.identified Carroll as coun- sel In the court-martial of Colonel James A. Klllan in the Lichrleld (England) prison brutality case, Carroll, then an army captain, resigned, as assistant prosecutor in the Lichfield trials after asserting that a deliberate attempt was being made by army legal authorities to whitewash higher officers in the case, Killan was later convicted and fined. the individual mini has hitherto or any dustry through collective bargain- ing. "We hope that it is the beginning of a new era "In the he continued. Committee O.K.'s Homes for Wheel Chair Vet. Washington Senator Mc- Carthy (R.-Wis.) said yesterday the Senate banking committee had una- nimously approved a bill to provide homes for veterans of World War I and II who are totally and per- manently disabled wheel chair cases. Laurence Olivier Knighted by King Laurence Oll- ,vler was knighted by King George The routing slip said that Carroll VI today at an Investiture in Buck- Vew Labor Law Powerless Over 'etrillo, Report Washington Two Republi- an lawmakers said today the new labor act is powerless o block Jamas C. Petrlllo if he de- ides finally to ban radio network musical programs and phonograph ecordings by his union musicians. The president of the AJF.L, Amerl- an Federation of Musicians flrst old a House labor subcommittee mt "as of now" those ore his plans or next year. After a luncheon recess, however, he said, "I'm in hopes that some- where along the line we won't have to do the things I said we'd have to do "this morning." Both Chairman Keorns (R.-Pa.) and Representative Nixon (R.- a subcommittee member, ex- pressed the opinion that the Toft- Hartley act will not "stop Petrlllo from going ahead with this ii he wants to." Both lawmakers said they did not see how the musicians' refusal to make records or to take port in net- work shows could invoke the court injunction provision of the new la- bor law because that section ap- plies only where the public welfare s jeopardized. July 13-18 Proclaimed Northwest Passage Week St. Paul Governor Luther roungdahl Monday proclaims July 13-18 as "Northwest Passage honor of the starting o: ervice to the Orient by Northwest Chicago 84 77 Kansas City .........85 Los Angeles 73 Miami 85 Mlnneapolis-St. Paul. 84 New York 80 Phoenix .............101 KIVEB BULLETIN Flood Stage 57 02 50 77 CO GO 78 had received widespread publicity Jngham palacn. Olivier was one of airlines. The first flight of a three "by violent attacks on the system those elevated to knlghtood In the a week schedule will take off from of military .justice" .and added "It king's birthday honors list last the Twin Cities about 1' a, m. July Is understood that Foley is an in- dividual of similar propensities, given to statements and conduct l.so even ,more violent than those of Carroll." .68 .5' 24-Hr. Ked Wing iake City 3am 4, T.W. Dam 5, T.W. Stage Today Change 12 President Signs Appropriation Bill Tru- man today signed a appropriation bill financing the La- bor depwtment, the Federal Secur- ity agency, the National Labor Re- lations board, the National Media- tion board and the Railroad Retire- ment board for the fiscal year 1948. In addition to the cash, which is below budget estimates, the bill carries contract authoriza- tion for for aid to states {for hospital'construction. Black at .Qalesville Dam 5A, T.W. Winona (C.P.) 3 Dam 6, T.W. Dakota (C.P.) Dam 7, T.W. La Crosse 12 Tributary Streams Chippewa at Durand 2.5 Buffalo above Alma 2.2 Trempeoleau at Dodge 1.1 S.4 8.5 5.1 5.8 4.0 5.0 5.7 7.8 4.3 6.2 .3 .2 .1 2 .4 _4 [3 .8 2.7 La Crosse at W. Salem 1.7 Root at Houston G.7 RIVER FORECAST (From Hastings to Guttenberg) Decreasing stream flow has caused more abrupt operation 'of the gates so more rapid falls will take place :hroughout this district the next 48 lours. Pool levels directly above lie dams will hold fairly stationary, or. rise slightly. Jenner who served overseas an', air forces captain, said the array, manual on courts-martial specifically permits the accused be represented by civilian attorneys, or by any army officer of hi choice. When none is requested, the unit commanding officer assigns an officer to act as defense counsel. Jenner said the routing slip came Into the hands of Carroll June 18, and that Carroll phoned Foley in California and Foley transcribed the document. Jenner added that Foley wrote him saying "The system of military Justice as administered In head- quarters command was so abhor- rent to me as an attorney that I returned to United States early in December." Russian Oil Tanker Returns Empty to Soviet 'San Pedro, Rus- sian tanker Krasnia Armia, one of five tankers of Russian registry held here since export controls were placed on petroleum products lost week, sailed last night for Vladivos- tok without cargo. The Housa passed today the Republican-backed bill to cut income taxes by annually for tax- payers, beginning January L It goes to the Senate where ap- proval Is forecast. Representative Sabath. (D.-DU "gag: rule" as the BOOM adopted by a voice vote a stipulation that the bill must be voted-'on with- ont changes. Republicans backing the answered that this is the usual procedure for consideration of com- plicated tax bills. Most administration pinned their main hopes on Senate, where sponsors of legislation still arc unable to more than 61 senators wno would vote to override a veto. That three short of the number needed if all the 95 senators were to on the Issue. A fight also is building up In ths Senate over demands that the co- colled community property princi- ple now applicable in 12 states extended to all states. Senator McClellan (D.-ArtJ, leading proponent of the plan to let all husbands and wives divide their income for lower tax pur-, poses, told a reporter today be will not vote to override a presidential veto unless the measure such a clause. The House sustained the flrst veto by a margin of two votes. Here's how the Republican ure works. 1. A 30 per cent cut in taxable incomes of or less (income after exemptions and 2. A 30 to 20 per cent cut on in- comes between and 3. A 20 per cent cut on taxabla incomes between and 4. A 15 per cent reduction on In- come between and 5. A 105 per cent cut on any In- come over The House passed the flrst tax bill 273 to 137, approved the com- promise worked out by the Senate and House 220 to 99, but then up- held Mr. Truman's veto on a 268 to 137 vote. These Two Weaver farm boys are the flrst Winona area residents to report seeing the flying disks. They ore Paul Olson deft) and his brother, Gllmore, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Gilmore Olson. Saturday evening they told their mother that they had just seen "some small, silver things" floating in the air, and they wanted to know- what they were. Their mother deduced they had seen the flying disks, which have been reportedly observed in nearly every state in the country. t t Electronic For All Airlines Urged by Board Tru- man's special air safety board pro- poses that airlines be required to Install at once electronic "eyes" which will enable pilots to sec ob- structions through darkness or cloud. At the same time, the board also suggested that be required to lly at as high. as under present 3yinc at night or in overcast above dan- gerous terrain. Those recommendations composed the third interim report of the fire- man board filed with Mr. lruman yesterday. 500 Hunt for Boy Missing in Florida Fort An estimated 500 persons, in private Mats and on foot, today combed this East coast city for a four-year- old boy missing since yesterday afternoon. Acting Police Chief George B. Hanna said the missing boy, Freddy Sloch, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Zloch, was last seen in tie neigh- borhood of his home about p.m. yesterday.   

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