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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 19, 1947, Winona, Minnesota w EATHER "and warmer lontfhl; Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Press Member' of the Audit Bureau of Circulations 100 DAYS Ad VOLUME 47. NO. 129 WINONA, MINNESOTA, SATURDAY EVENING, JULY 19. 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY FOURTEEN PAGES American Dies in Fight on Jewish Ship House Votes Foreign Aid Nations in Red Sphere Excluded Passed by Voice Vote After Hour's Debate By Alex II. Slitfleton Waihinrlon spurred by alarm over strife in Greece and a widening split between Russia and tho Western powers, the House shoved along to the Senate today a appropriations meas- ure carrying to finance this nation's foreign policy. House passage came last night by voice vote in Just an hour's perhaps a peacetime record for ft measure of its magnitude and inter- national cries for halting all aid to countries under Russian domination. Assurance that such a ban Is in- tended came from Chairman Tabcr (R.-N. Y.) of the House appropria- tions committee, speaking against the background of secret, some high ranking army and diplomatic chiefs. Soviet Sphere Denied Aid He told the House that aid will be denied to countries Ideologically and economically associated with the Soviet union "unless they turn over b new leaf and show that they RTO willing to cooperate with na- tions which believe in freedom." The foreign funds Included the full previously author- ized to bolster Greece and Turkey against communism; for foreign relief: to pay the costs of the army's relief-gov- ernment occupation program In Germany, Korea and Japan; and for the United States shore in the international refugees organization. Truman Signs Tax Cut Loses; Senate Sustains Veto by 5 Votes Pacific Island; Governing Bill Admiral Denfeld to Administer Trust Territory Washington The White louse announced today that Presi- dent Truman has signed the agree- ment for United States admlnistra- Senate to override President pending engagement of Rita Hay- Tax Relief Awaits G.O.P. President, Halleck Declares By Edwin B. Uaakinson Washing-ton' Failure of the Rita Hayworth, David Niven Troth Rumors in London London Rumors of an 1m- Off To Paris! Thirty-two Boy Scouts -passed through. Winona at a. m. today on the Burlington Zephyr en route to the World Jamboree to be .held in Prance. The "Paul made up of Scouts from the tenth region which takes In Minnesota, North and South Dakota and parts of Wisconsin and Montana. Members of troop six of Winona were on hand to meet the train' and give the Scouts milk and doughnuts, A few of the Scouts got off ttie train to receive the box of food. Third from left is Thomas Clayton, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Clayton, 528. West Broadway, and second from right is Robert McQueen, son of Mr. and Mrs. K, A. McQueen, Oilmore Valley. They will sail for Europe on an army transport from New York, departing from Camp Kilmer, N. J., July 24 and will return to the States September 1. Republican-Herald photo Review of Wisconsin Session Consideration of the omnibus aid measure came In the mld.it of sev- eral developments bearing directly on the present for- eign policy program and upon fu- ture diplomatic moves In which will have a powerful voice. They include: 1. A decision by a House Judiciary subcommittee to pigeon-hole until next year a measure which would authorize Immigration of European war refugees over a lour- pear period. Instead, House and Senate committees will study the problem this fall, 2. Approval by the House rules committee of two congressional in- quiries into long-range American foreign policy and its impact upon the nation's by a special 19-rncmbcr committee, the other by the standing committee on Legislature Plans to Complete Work and Recess by Nightfall By Arthur Bystrom and Fred Snyder Madison, WIs. Wisconsin's assemblymen and senators foreign affairs, Seen Unmucked 3. An assertion by Chairman Eaton (R.-N. J.) of the House for- eign affairs committee that ".we are in sight o' n shooting war at this minute" in Greece. Eaton declared: "The Russians, as a result of the Marshall plan, have taken off their masks. There are alien armed forces now In Greece. Either America will stand flrnj and hold the fort, or Russia will take over. If Russia takes over, the destiny of mankind Is once more at 4. A decision by ranking Repub- lican leaders to put over until next session n measure laying the groundwork for military cooperation and arms standardization between the Western hemisphere nations. The mcasuro was approved by for- eign affairs committee yesterday, 5. Plans by the House leadership to push along to President Tru- man's desk a measure to bolster Italy's economy against communist pressure by releasing control of a part of In war planned to go home late today, recessing the 68th' session of the legislature have appropriated a record sum of for the .state in the next two years, gambling on Increases in'revenues to keep Wisconsin irom going Into.the red.. The total Is In excess of anticipated revenue for the biennlum of 1947-49 and the only hopes the state has of not going into a fi- nancial hole is to have income and other tax revenues exceed estimates. It is on this gamble that the legislators voted the record appro- that it will suc- ceed and. Justify their position of not enacting new personal or cor- State Memorial Planned to C. M. Babcock St. Paul Construction of a memorial to Charles M. Babcock, who originated the Minnesota state trunk highway plan, will be com- pleted within a few weeks. Tho memorial, located on a site at Babcockrs 'former home in Elk river, fronting U. 8. highway 10, will consist of a gray granite monument I with a bronze tablet. The tablet will have a relief por- trait of Babcock and a brief in- scription outlining his achievements n behalf of better roads. John K, Daniels, Minneapolis sculptor, de- signed the memorial and tablet. The. date for dedication has not been fixed but probably will be In poratlon taxes. Of the appropriated, must be raised from present tax sources. The additional Holes in Runway Blamed in Crash of P-fcO Jet Plane Carrliozo, N. M. 'Holes In a. highway improvised as runway for a P-80 Jet plane's takeoff were blamed for 'an explosive -crash which killed an army airman yes- terday. Sheriff Nick1 Vega said the ship apparently was turned aside by roadway gaps as it smashed into a small filling station at the edge of ion of former Japanese islands in i man's veto of the G.O.P. tax-cutting bill tossed the issue into the 1948 political campaign today. Both sides expressed willingness to let the voters decide who was right. Prospects for tax reductions at this session of Congress died lost night when backers of the bill mar- shaled only 57 Senate votes against the Pacific. Admiral Louis E. Denfeld wa; appointed temporary adminstratoi of the trust territory. Denfeld is commander in chiei of the Pacific fleet. He will serve as United States high commis- sioner ot the territory pending its transfer for permanent administra- tion "by a civilian agency of the government. The trusteeship agreement was approved in April by the United Nations security council and Con- gress then gave Its sanction. In addition, to signing this gov- ernment's approval of the trustee- ship agreement, the President is- sued an executive order provid- ng for an "interim administration" :or the trust territory, the presi- dential statement said. 'The interim administration began July 18, the date the President signed the joint resolution passed by Congress. The Marshalls, Caro- Ines and captured jy United States forces from the Japanese in the last war. They: were German islands and were mandated to Japan after the first war. Northwest Vote Washington The vote by wlilch the Senate Friday failed to override President Truman's veto of the tax cut bill included: Minnesota For overriding: Ball, Thye. Wisconsin For: McCarthy Wiley. worth and David Nlvcn circulated in London today. Reports that Niven was flying here from New York to see Miss Hnyworth could not be confirmed. Mrs. Lola Lelghter of Brcntwood, Calif., who is' staying with the American star at the Savoy, said that if the British film actor ar- rived in London this weekend, it was possible he and Rita might meet. A news conference with Miss Hayworth- produced little informa- tion. 36 supporters of the short of the necessary two-thirds majority. Earlier 'the House had voted to override with 27 votes to spare, 299 o 108. "I'm not Senator Mll- ikin floor manager for he bill, told reporters, "There are taxpayers who would have had some relief except for tw Five of Burmese Cabinet Reported Slain London The British gov- ernment's Burma office- announced vetoes by a Democratic prcsldcn and administration." House Majority Leader Hallcc said tax relief apparently must wa! "until the country elects a-Repub llcan president next year .who will cooperate -with a-Republican Con gress." Representative Rayburn of Texas the House Democratic leader, al ready had accepted the challenge 'If the Republicans want to throw this kind of tax bill into the cam he said, "we'll welcome th that five ministers of the Burmese town. Pour other persons were in- of Jured, two seriously. Fuel from the plane's tanks con- is earmarked for veterans' verted the building and plane into lousing and would be raised giant torch. The.pilot was Cap- 'a murderous attack" on a meeting 3 executive council In Ran- goon. the Sennte rajjure t government were killed today in override the veto was foreshadowed the late summer or early fall. Babcock was a member of the old three-man state highway commls slon from 1910 to 1917. In the latte year he became commissioner o highways under a reorganization plan and served until 1933. Ho form ulatcd a trunk highway system which the voters approved In a con- stitutional amendment adopted in 1020. Babcock died in 1939. doubling the taxes on liquor and wine. There Is a possibility that Acting Governor Oscar Renncbohm wil appropriation the state's veto some of the measures to insure financial solvency. He has given no indication of his stand on these issues. The budget director, E. earlier this year estimated the 1947-49 revenue at about Since that time, however, he has declared that this may be increased seized Italian assets. The bill would also return 13 Italian ships now In American hands, and make good from surplus Liberty ships 18 other vessels which were sunk after be- ing taken over by the United States. Two Killed in Crossing Crash Racine. Two person were killed Instantly yesterday whe their automobile was struck .by northbound intcrurban train at th Four Mile road crossing. The dead were identified as Prc J. Labombard, 62, and Mrs. Marga ret Peach, 55, both of Racine. Motorman G. Peterson tol deputy sheriffs his train was trav cling at 60 miles per hour when 1 struck the automobile, tie said th crossing signal was working and th train whistle was blowing. Third Alert in 16 Hours for Jittery Jerusalem Jerusalem was alerted by sirens today for the third time in 1C hours because of a report of an explosion In Mahne YehudfL, Oriental Jewish quarter. Police, however, said they were unable to find any evidence of the explosion in a search conducted After the blast had bce'.i reported by a motor patrol. The scrips of alarms, putting troops at emergency stations and halting all except military traffic, isame as the United Nations special committee on PnlC3tino completed on-tho-gpot inquiry into tho Holy Land problem. Special Wisconsin Coin Authorized Waxhlnrton The Senate passed and sent to the White House today legislation authorizing the coinage of silver half-dollars in commemoration of the 100th an- niversary of the admission of Wis- consin to the union. The measure may run into B presi- dential veto since Mr. Truman earlier this- year suggested that the minting of commemorative coins be abandoned and that Congress in- stead authorize the coinage medals for such purposes. of by as much as If in- come and other taxes hold up and there is no business recession in the next two years. This would give the state revenue Of about As there is about in the treasury now, the total money available in the next two years might be about Which is below the amount appropriated and the taxes would have to exceed Giessel's top tain Floyd G. Soule, 28, Calif., and Free Soil, Mich. Subcommittee Army Training Bill A House arm- ed services subcommittee today ap- proved a universal military training 3111 following closely the plan advocated by President Truman's special commission, The committee is headed by Rep- resentative Towe Its action is subject to review by the full armed services committee at a meeting next Tuesday. Subcommittee members reported he vote as seven for the bill, one against it, one not voting and one "A murderous attack was made this morning on members of the Burma government at a meeting of the executive council in Ran- a spokesman of the office said. "Five Burmese ministers are re- ported to have been killed. "Details are awaited, and further information will be made available! as soon as possible." The governor of Burma, Sir Her- bert Ranee, cabled the initial in- formation on the attack, the Burma office said. Burma Includes some square miles of territory lying across the Bay of Bengal from (Continued on Page 2, Column 4 TAX BILL Roy all Named To Succeed Patterson Washington Secretary of War Robert P. Patterson, satisfied that his fight to unify the armed forces Is won, will leave his cabinet post next Thursday and return to private law practice in New York after seven years of service in the War department. As the New Yorker's successor, prediction to keep the state in absent. black. Highest single appropriation for the basic budget to opera state departments in the biennlum (Continued on Pare 5. Column WISCONSIN 13 Killed in Bus Mishap in Italy passenger were killed and many others Injure when an omnibus collided with an other, vehicle and overturned on th Pescara-Ascoll highway last nigh dispatches from Ancona reportc today. picture, Juit Relented by the U. 8. army signal corps in Washington, reveals Adolf Hitler and his longtime sweetheart, Eva Braun, in a candid moment at the dining table. The signal corps described the photograph as "from Eva Braun's picture -album" but eftld no additional caption material was available. (A.P. Wirephoto to Tho Republican-Herald.) full 33-member committee is top-heavy in favor of -the bill, although House Republican leaders said it will not be acted on by this session of Congress. The bill approved by the sub- committee calls for six months of basic training for qualilfed male youths between their 18th and 20th birthdays, followed by six months India. It has been a British crown col- ony, but was granted virtual in- dependence last January after London conferences with a six-man delegation of Burmese nationalist leaders. The population in 1931 was U Aung San, president of the anti-fascist peoples freedom league, has been the leader of Burmese nationalists. President Truman has nominated Under Secretary Kenneth C. Royall March In Minneapolis Aqua Parade eighth an- nual Minneapolis Aquatennial mov- ed into high gear today, with a gala parade of persons some marching and others decorating lav- ishly bedecked the S. Captain Jailed by British, Report Two Others Die As Result of Clash Off Haifa By Carter L. Davidson Haifa, Palestine Amer- ican captain of the refugee ship Exodus 1947 was reported In Jail today as a result of a shipboard battle between more than Jewish immigrants and 50 British marines which left three dead xcd, more than 30 injured. One of the dead was identified ay a British officer as an American. First Mate Walter Bernstein or Angeles. The officer said Bernstein died in a Haifa hospital of head wounds. The other victims wera Jewish immigrants. John Stanley Graucl, 30, of Wor- cester, Mass., who sailed with tba immigrants, said the skipper. Cap- tain Bernard Marks, 25, ot Cincin- nati, Ohio, was imprisoned as tha Jews were moved to troopsJiips for deportation to Cyprus. There no immediate confirmation from British sources. Taken to Cyprus uninjured immigrants The al- day's highlight. Cool, sunshiny weather greeted the tens of thousands of spectators who began to line the downtown parade route three hows before the procession started.. Estimates of the crawd ranged upward to At the places of assembly, parade marshals checked off the entry of 36 bands and drum corps, 40 march- ing units, 100 horses, 51 automobiles and 46 floats. In an honored place was the Aquntcnnlal queen, Kuth Tolman of St. Cloud, who rode on a pure white float decorated with garlands of red roses. Miss Tolman wore a heart-shaped coronet of sold se- quins. Behind the queen's float, came he 36 Minnesota beauties contest- ng for the honor of being named queen of next year's celebration. All Ode in open cars. Stars Present Other cars carried beauty queens t a half dozen other states, and uch film celebrities as Eddie Cant- r, Joan Caulfield and Joan Davis. Also in the parade were the con- estants In the Aquatennial canoe erby, which was completed yester- ay. Preceding ready have reached Cyprus deten- tion camps, joining some others who lacked certificates. Latest reports said 28 refugees. including 17 women and a. child, and three British marines were injured in the shipboard fight. The ship, formerly the Chcsapetko Bay excursion vessel President War- field, was intercepted off the south- west coast of Palestine yesterday by five British warships. The refugee vessel was badly damaged by ramming during boarding operation, and several Bri- tish craft were damaged, but tin Exodus steamed into Palestine under her own power. Smoke Bombs The Haifa hospital reported IT Jews in serious condition from club and gunshot Injuries. A Britlxii announcement sold three marines had been hurt. Smoke bombs, steam JetBlue! oft, tear gas, small arms and _ Into aboard. '4he 27-yeaf-oId. Chesapeake Bay excursion the British said, and life rafts drop- ped from the ship damaged destroyers. A Jewish from the ship reported broadcast the fight lasted two hours and two boarding parties were beaten. John Stanley Grauel, 30, who aboard the President Warfleld. told. reporters he was an Episcopal min- ster from Worcester, Mass., n-miring the voyage lor the American Chris- tian-Palestine committee. Americans in Crew He indicated that at least four Americans were in the crew. Be- sides Bernstein, these were master, Bcrnork Marks. 25, Cincin- nati; Cyril Wcinsteln of New the parade was a uncheon for 120 state legislators nd their, wives and newspaper ditors from all over the state. Tonight the queen candidates will e guests at dinner at the Calboun beach club. Another showing of the a water carnival set to music, was also on the evening rogram. In the music contest, winners in the various divisions were Carl Jean Sykoa, 16, Minneapolis, violin; Pat Hendrickson, 17, of Crosby, trumpet of membership in an HOTC, na- tional guard, or other reserve com- ponent, A youth would be allowed ;o have his induction deferred until w IB becomes 20 or completes his 1 B. H. Musser, regional con- Midwest Flood Loss -Milwaukee, The U. S. Soil Conservation service an- nounced today that total flood and storm damage in Iowa, Missouri and Illinois in May and June was more than Cost from upland soil loss and damage alone was some high, school education. The bill provides for dependency all6wances of monthly for one dependent and for two or more. The training program would be administered by a three-member commission appointed by the Presi- dent. servator for the service, said. In addition, the damage to flood plains of the larger streams totaled ap- proximately making a total of damage for the storm period. The service's original estimate of damage was 000. A Hero's "Reward Fireman Who Rescued Tot From Bear Loses Camera Chicago Walter Troy, 40- ear-old city fireman, hailed for his escuo of a three-year-old boy from ho clutches of a bear at Brook- eld zoo, was looking for his prewar amera. today. Troy handed his camera to.a .ranger as- he leaped a four-foot ence to rush to the rescue of Terry jee Falk, who was seized by a 250- ound bear Wednesday after he ent to the bars of Its cage to feed some popcorn. The bear held ho boy' against the bars with his ft paw and took the neck of his ouse in his teeth. The fireman, who weighs 170 Hinds and is five feet, eight inches tall, landed repeated blows to the bear's snout and the animal released his grip on Terry. Troy carried him to safety amid cheers from the crowd which had witnessed the res- cue. Ten stitches were taken in the boys' left leg and arm to close wounds inflicted by the bear's claws. Troy, who was at the zoo with his wife and two young daughters, couldn't find the stranger to whom he had handed his camera. Terry's father, Ernest of nearby Jollet, said he would buy him the "best" camera he could nnd. Last night the Raymond J. Car- ney American Legion post voted to award a gold medal and a citation to Troy, who has been a fireman I for 11 years. I brigadier general. Tltc shirt left Secretary of Navy James Forrestal as the only wartime cabinet member still in the and cornet; Paul W. Chase, 16. of secretary of national defense pro- Crosby, trombone; and Joan Ehck- posed in the pending merger bill. Royall is 53 and a native of Golds- Bennett, 14, of Bemidji, and War- boro, N. C. He was appointed under ran Thompson, 11, of Minneapolis secretary in November, 1945. n the three accordion divisions. and the cook, whose name Grauel did not know. Grauel said Marks had brought the ship from France into Palestine waters. Marks was jailed, he re- ported. Grauel himself was freed after his passport and other docu- ments had been confiscated. (Authoritative London said yesterday the vessel left Sets. France, near Marseille, July 10 with 4.000 to Jews, supposedly bound for Weather FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and and a little warmer tonight, low 56. Sun- day generally fair and wanner., high 84. Partly cloudy, with, little change In temperature tonight and Sunday. Scattered light showers northeast portion tonight and case central portion Sunday. cloudy and not so cool tonight. Sunday partly cloudy, with a few light showers north porUon. Somewhat warmer south porUoji. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 85; minimum, 51; noon, 75; precipitation, none; sun sets tonight at sun rises tomor- row at TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max. Min. Pet. Chicago ...........85 Denver ............83 Duluih ............67 Los Angeles .......88 Miami 87 Minncapolls-St. Pnul 71 New Orleans ......91 New York ........85 Phoenix ...........114 56 58 51 64 77 51 78 74 87 55 72 Seattle 75 Washington .......-88 72 .28 IUVER BULLETIN Flood Stage 24-Hr. Swee Today Change Pennsylvania Railroad cautiously back an engine away from the unconscious body of a man who tumbled Into the path of a train at-North Philadelphia station. Temple university hospital at- taches said the victim, who carried army papers issued to Austin B. Morgan, 35, of Winter Haven, Fla., was injured critically. Ralph R. Coleman, an amateur photographer of Jenklntown, Pa., who hap- pened to be In the station, made this picture. (A.P. Wircphoto.) Dam 3. T. W. Red Wing..... 14 Lake City....... Reads 12 Dam 4, T.W..... Dam 5, T.W..... Dam 5A, T.W. Winona 13 Dam 6. T.W..... Dakota.......... Dam 7. T.W..... 3.7. La Crossc 12 5.8 Tributary Streams Chlppcwa at Durand 2.3 Buffalo above Alma 2.0 Trcmpealeau at Dodge .7 Black at Nclllsvllle 2.G Black nt Galesvlllc La Crosse at w. Salem 1.3 Root at Houston 5.1 4.7 7.8 4.5 5.3 3.5 5.6 5.6 7.9 JL .1 O. .1 -r .L J.