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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1947, Winona, Minnesota                                w EATHER fair and warmer lonlfhi 128 DAYS Rtnce Swlnualnc Pool Full Leased Wire Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations VOLUME 47, NO. 153 W1NONA, MINNESOTA, SATURDAY EVENING. AUGUST 16, 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY FOURTEEN PAGES Mnrlon Campbell, Ullcn, Kmlle.s for the photographer while xlrrk Hereford, division grime) clmmplon, turns u profile to the camera at the Wliioiia county fair at St. Chnrkvi. Crowds Throng County Fairgrounds, Grand Champions Selected Grand Champion Over AH In the open class livestock show was this Brown Swiss from the Lilly Swiss farms at La Crescent, Minn. Showing her Is Guy Smith, who operates the farms. One Good Reason for-hor array of blue ribbons Is shown nbovi> by Janice Wlltso, St. Charles. This Holstcln led Hires or nil breeds In the 4-H show. A Rail Beauty is this Holstcln, grand champion of nil dairy breeds entered In open cliuss. She Is owned by Curl Mueller Lewlston. Kepnbllcan-Hcrmld Governor to Speak Sunday at P. M. Fair Program TODAY 4 p. m, Four-II livestock auction. p. concert. R p. revue SUXDAV a. oprn. p. concert. 1 p. parade. p. Luther Younjpdjihl. 2 p. p. jictn. 7 p. concert. p. ntylc revue unet crowning of the queen. Jt p. revue. Dancing every evcnlnj, xkut- Injf every afternoon. By Staff Writer St. exhibit-heavy, dlde-showlcsu county fair went Into its second day with of- ficials hoping for "the largest crowd Jn fair history." Estimates of the crowd yester- day ranged from a scant dur- ing the day to In the evening the grandjland, with a capac- Uy of 2.200 was packed for the uve- nlng show. The afternoon performance of the B. Ward Beams thrill show wns canceled when fair officials received word that one of the performers, a stunt motorcycle driver, had been killed Wednesday night In traffic accident near Wausau, Wls. The Prize on Page S Btunt artist had been, doubling as B truck driver, and the vehicle went off the road. The troupe was forced to delay going on until obtaining A nfw truck. However, they arrived In time for the evening schedule. Style Ilcvue Before the show, there was n 4-H style rrvue before the grandstand with about CO girls participating. Nine had been selected In prejudg- ing during the afternoon as candi- dates for the coveted title of style queen, but announcement of the winners was withheld. A series of other mishaps, none serious, dogged the fairs' opening day. Candidates for 4-H health king and queen had been checked by Mm M. Lorettii Kllcy, Wlnona county nurse, and were to be taken to dentists and doctors for a further check when county extension 'asn't a doctor Republican-Herald photo "Bluc-Rlfohonest" Girl at the Wlnona county fair was la- year-old Janice Wlltse, blond, pride of the Pleasant Ridge Rustlers 4-H club, who had three grand champion and four other blue ribbon awards, all In tho livestock division, Janice roundly beat out male com- petitors In what is primarily a man's game and was disappoint- ed because her Duroc barrow, which she also felt sure would be a blue ribbon winner, broke a leg and could not be entered. Janice looks down the end of a tanned nose on such contests as food preservation and food preparation and Is disdainful of. the style queen title, coveted by every other 4-H girl. She Is tho daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. W. Wlltse, who live threee miles southeast of St. Charles and Is her father's "right hand on the farm. Grand championships chalked up by Janice were for a gilt Duroc, a purebred Hampshire lamb and purebred Holsteln sire, an all- class leader. Other blue ribbons were on an ewe lamb, a market lamb and two grade heifers. 54 Bodies Taken From British Mine; Scant Hope for 50 Still Trapped Dutch Facing Three Dead U.N. Defeat 3n Indonesia Council Almost Certain to Send Commission to Java By Max Harrelson Lake Nether- to-i In Mexican Hurricane Tumplco, Mexico Military authorities today counted at Jeast three dead and 19 injured In the wake of a tropical hurricane that lashed the south coast yesterday with winds reaching 110 miles an hour velocity. Two of the dead and five of thi njured were reported from thi Serro Azul oilfields near the coas 95. miles to the south, directly in the path of the storm that howled ands today appeared headed ard another major defeat In ltsjout of tne Gulf ot Mexico. attic to avoid United Nations ac-i on in the Indonesian dispute. A survey of security council dele-; ates Indicated a majority was dc- rmlned to keep the case in the: ouncll's hands despite vigorous Dutch protests. Involved is a broad legal issue Is the security council competent, under terms of the U.N, charter, to handle the case? :lArmy to Get First Call on Oil, Gasoline Foreign Minister Of Brazil Appeal For Peace Plan By Iloyt S. Ware Qultandlnh.i, Dr.-Eolco N. Van Kleflens, Neth- erlands representative, has -argued In almost every meeting that the In- donesian republic Is not a sovereign state and that the dispute, for thai reason, is not an international problem, Decision Sidcilcpped The council so far has sidestepped a decision on this question, but It appeared a showdown might come next Thursday when the' council resumes its debate. Council President Faris El Khoury of Syria ruled yesterday that the question would bo kept on the agen- da until it was dropped by formal action of the council. He pointed out, however, that no delegate et moved to support the ands demands. The Netherlands is not a mem- >er of the council and thus is not in a position to offer a motion of resolution. If a formal move does come, It Is expected to be initiated by Bel- Washington (fP) Tho nation's armed. _ forces have- an industry pledge that their petroleum needs as will be met. Howard W. Page, a member of the national petroleum council's committee on military and govern- ment requirement's made the prom- ise in reply to an appeal by Sec- retary of Defense Forrestal and other officials. Page, at a closed-door conference conducted yesterday by Secretary of Interior Krug, said the industry will giye .top priority to military Miners Charge Ball Pressing Labor Board Claim President Warned NLRB Against Yielding By Harold W. Ward Washing-ton The United Mine Workers Journal said today President Truman has "warned' the National labor Relations board that he will not reappotnt members who permit the congressional com- mittee on labor relations to "Inter- fere or. .dictate policy." The John L, Lewis union publica- tion described the committee, creat- ed by the Taft-Hartley act, as a "witch-hunting vigilante outfit" and declared Chairman Joseph Ball (R.-Mlnn.) has tried to persuade the NLRB jiot to' "make a move without colling Joe." Under the Taft-Hartley act the ;hree-memtaer board was expanded ;o five and the new post of general counsel created. The President nominated J. Copeland Gray and 'ormer Senator Abe Murdock of Jtah as new board members and Robert N. Denham as general coun- sel. Congress adjourned without Sen- ate confirmation of the nominees. Relatives Of Miners trapped in an explosion Jn the 133-year-old William mine at Whitehaven, England, watch 'during rescue opera- tions at the shaft of the mine which has tunnels extending out under the Irish sea, right background. (A.F. Wirephoto to The Republican- Herald.) tther out to other Confirmatlon Blocked The Mine Workers Journal said confirmation was "blocked in the closing hours of the congressional I session by the Taft-Ball forces who I wished to keep a whip hand over supply of them." It added: gasoline' on hand. The army and! "if confirmed their terms would navy also are faced with an run for several years and they sumers. need for more petroleum. Along with Krug, trie governmenl was represented at yesterday's con. ference by Secretary of War Royall glum. Belgian Delegate Josephi Admiral Chester W. Nlmitz anc loose their halters in one of the barns! whfn a prankster suddenly turne fire hose on them, and the cntlr barn of horses was on edftn through out the afternoon. The fire hos u-iis attached to a fire truck whlc was part of n machinery dlspla lined up outside the barn. I'rlic Shrcp Dies One 4-H hopeful was disappoint pd when his prize sheep died. And even the liquid refreshment the 4-H stand were not cold. A happy group or youngster however, were the 4-H grand Cham plons. In addition to winners In th swine and garden classes announced yesterday, they included Russelll Wlrt, Lewlston, whosi advanced Guernsey, Slogan Sue o Maple Leaf, took top honors in the 4-H dairy division. Janice Wlltse, St. Charles, show- ed the grand champion bull. Elaine Snckreltcr, Lewlston, home beautlflcatlon, Fern Sanders and Merle Bcardon, St. Charles, poultry. Esther Hatlevlg, Utlcn, food pre- servation. Darlene Dahle, Utlca. clothing. Alice Klnstler, Houston, homo furnishing. Lyle Campbell, Utlca, grand champion beef. Kathcrlrx: Waby, St. Charles, bread. The St. Charles Peppers won the 4-H booth contest with a nutrition display. Reserve championship went to the Hart club booth. Also a blue ribbon winner was the Lewis ton Rural Ramblers display. Wedemeyer Making in China Canton. China Lieutenant GerK-ral Albert C. Wedemeyer flew to Nnnklni; Uxluy sifter u one-clay visit to Canton, where ho heard rcjKjrt.i from scores of persons on rronomlr. political untl military conditions in China. Wede- meyer is on u fact-finding tour of China for President Truman, peace, others "Jess fitted to nc complish It will take our place." Haul Fcrnani-lc.s, 09-year-old dlplo- mat elected yesterday ns prcsidcm or the conference, opened Its seconc plenary session with an appeal to the delegates for "safeguards for the defense of individual rights, liberty Justice and well being." The conference was called for formulation of an inter-American defense treaty. A compromise seem- ed in the making on the issue of the vote needed to invoke treaty sanctions against an agressor.. Fernandes said "Our work Is nol only possible and opportune, but alxo urgent, since the San Fran- cisco (United Nations) charter, gave the Pan-American union the first responsibility for the preservation of continental peace." Before the delegates assembled Rlcardo AJfaro, Panama's foreign minister, told a news conference 'anama would never recognize the present government of Nicaragua, nnd said It was "a certainty that vfexico, Guatemala. Venezuela and Bolivia will Join Panama In oppos- ng the admission to the confer- :nce of any representative except me from the rightful eadcr." He said Panama considered Loon- rdo Arguello, deposed In a recent i oup, as the rightful leader. Taylor Returning :o Vatican City Myron C. Tay- or headed back to Rome today to :ncw his discussion of world con- Itlons with Pope Pius XII as am- bassador and personal representa- tive of President Truman. A White House announcement Kald Taylor and the Catholic pre- late will confer "on problems rela- tive to the establishment of peace under a moral world order and to the alleviation of the human suffer- ing still continuing in.many parts of the world. Nisot supported the Dutch conten- tions yesterday, but did not actu- ally offer a motion to drop the case The delegates agreed it would be a futile move. It would be strong- ly opposed by Russia, Poland, Aus- China. Syria and probably by the United States, Brazil and Colombia., France and.Britain might support Belgium, but El Khoury has Indi- cated privately that the big power veto would not apply. This means the move would fall far short of the necessary seven affirmative votes. Once this issue is out of the way, .he council Is expected to adopt an (Continued on Pace 10, Column 3) DUTCH Lieutenant General Hoyt S. Van- denberg, deputy commander of the air forces. Minneapolis Man Killed While Hunting Rockford, Gus Kil- ner, '03, Minneapolis, was accident- ally shot to death Friday while crow -hunting near here, with a companion, Albert E. Chalker, also of Minneapolis. Game warden Ben Cohen said Kllncr was struck in the head by a charge from a .12 guage shotgun could not have been removed ex- cept for good cause. But under the Taft-Ball .strategy they can easily be removed when Congress meets again by a simple refusal to con- firm." Opposition was most bitter to- ward Murdock who was a pro-labor member of both Senate and House. There was not much objection to Denham who is recorded as con- servative. "Even before the NLRB members and the new counsel took office on 12 Krupp Directors Indicted by U.S. By Thomas A. Reedy Niiernberg- Twelve directors of the Krupp munitions combine, which for 133 years has -been supplying Ger- many with guns, were indicted by United States authorities today for war crimes. They are scheduled to go on trial next month. In a 50-page bill presented, to an all-American court, prose- cutors charged the giant steel armament firm with waging aggres- sive war, plundering peaceful coun- tries and exploiting slave labor. Principal defendants under the .ndictment was Alfred Krupp Von Bohlcn Und Halbach. son of Bertha uiit uwiiij-ii-'A jyuii biiwii i on the grill. His'purpose was to get e Big commitments that they would make no major policy decision without consulting his committee. se to confer with the committee when both hunters attemptedI To 'interpretation of various questions before you take a final position.' Denham, a former trial examiner for whom the new post is a big promotion, responded, should feel it would be a to do so, sir.' Truman Answer Reported ill tied the thing down i another query even more bluntly phrased to the effect that Denham should see him before making any important move. Denham's answer was, 'Very definitely.'" The Journal wont on to say that 'Information as to what was going on got through to President' Tru- man, who summoned Denham and :he board members to the White House and told them in no un- certain terms that they were sponsible only to him for their; administration of the law. "He warned them not to let Ihei Ball committee interfere or Policy, and declared he would not whom the giant can- Bertha" which shelled Paris during World War I, was named. Brigadier General Tclford Tay- lor, chief American prosecutor, sale the U, S. would prove that Alfred Krupp and his associates were Nazi party members, confidants of the Gestapo, supporters of Adolf Hit- ler, instigators of rearmament and violators of the Versailles treaty. Pushed War Policies Taylor licensed Alfred Krupp of carrying on -he policies of his father, Gustav, .who is now senile and unable to stand trial. At the outset of the Nuernberg war crimes trials in November, 1S45, Admiral King Suffers Stroke navy said today that Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King, who was stricken ill yester- 13 of 117 in Pit at Time of Blast Escape Entryway Cleared of Rubble by Rescue Workmen By Ernest Airnew Whitchavcn, dazed, bruised miners caught In an explosion which trapped 107 la an undersea coal mine stumbled out alive today after a 21-hour ordeal raid raised slight hopes for 50 min- ers still missing below. The national coal board announc- ed earlier that the bodies of 54 men had been located, and said it had virtually given up hope for the other 53. Then the three blackened men emerged from the mine, bringing to 13 the total of knqwn survivors. They told officials they were distance away when the blast tered the shaft of the mine stretching out several mllei under the Firth of Solway. Cut off from the pithead, the men scrambled to the mine's farthest reaches to avoid deadly gas. Iliey were met by rescuers as they their way back, hours later. The conl board said 117 men. in the mine. Ten .miners escaped soon after the blast. Sixteen bodies were brought to the surface from the clear end of thee blasted passage, and others were discovered by rescue workers who broke through 250 yards of rock falls. Too Stunned for Wives of the miners, some crying and others too stunned for tears, watched silently, clinging to any slim hope for their men, while res- cuers in oxygen (Continued on Page MINERS masks tolled for Column Weather dny, shows "slight mild stroke without evidence of paralysis." A navy official said the condition of the former chief of naval opera- tions is "definitely not critical." He s in the naval hospital at nearby Bcthcsda, Md.. A department bulletin said: "Admiral King had a restless light. There is no appreciable change in his general condition. "He is GD years of age and due to the American prosecutors, bricked by blood France nnd Russia, asked that fi-cd Krupp be ninde to stand trial or a mijd siroke without p.' arterio-sclcrotic changes vessels consistent with his evidence paralj'sis.' Artcrio-sclcrosis is an abnormal reappoint any official who was so weak-kneed as to bow to Ball et al.' Under the Taft-Hartley act the Ball committee is assigned the Job of making a thorough survey of the whole field of labor-management relations. It also must keep a close watch on operation of the new law and recommend any chances it deems warranted. India Became Two Independent dominions in ceremonies at Karachi capital of Pakistan and at New Delhi seat of Hindu government. Rioting continued at Lahore (3) while at Calcutta (4) Mohandas Gandhi was greeted by rock throwing demonstrations. An Indian government spokesman said most of princely states have joined Hindu India with only a few states (white area) undecided. Kashmir. Hyderabad and Northwest Frontier are largest of undecided states. Others are Indore Bhopal Khalrpur and Baha- wulpur British Information service reports Kalat state In Balu- chistan (black area) has voted to remain independent. (A.P. Wire- photo.) Five More Japs Dead in Volcano Karuiznwa, Japan Bodies of five more Japanese, apparently killed in the eruption of Mt. Asama Thursday, have been sighted by searchers, bringing the number of known dead to eight. The victims, Japanese mountain climbers, were killed by hot ash thrown up by the volcano's sudden eruption. and neither was tried Taylor charged that the Krupp works, under the aegis of Hitlei expanded to 175 domestic com- panies and foreign subsidiaries, tha the Krupp staff jumped from employes in 1932 to in 1933 The indictment charged that Ki-upp (Continued on Page 10, Column 5) KRUPP Garbo to Give Bequest to British Charity Greta Garbo has come to England to give to charity the willed to her by Edgar Donne, nn Englishman who died in Michigan in October, 1945, the Daily Mail said today. "Her imagin.ition was touched by the idea of this man's devotion lor so many years and she decided to coir.e to England to sec sonic of his relatives before deciding which charity should the Mall said. "She felt this was what Edgar Donne would wish." Donne had seen Miss Garbo only, n the movies. Jan advanced age. The navy said yesterday that King was taken to the hospital for rest and observation for. "vascular (blood vessel) involvement." 20 Injured When Buses Collide on Pennsylvania Bridge Franklin, big in- terstate buses collided on. a narrow bridge here early today, injuring 20 passengers, four of whom were detained at a hospital. The collision of a Pittsburgh to Buffalo, N. Y.. Harmony bus lines vehicle and a Buffalo-Pittsburgh j bound Greyhound bus occurred on the Washington bridge over French creek on. highway route 8 into this lorthwcstcrn Pennsylvania city. FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and vicinity: Generally fair and somewhat warmer tonight and. Sunday. Low tonight 67, high Sunday 88. cloudy tonight and Sunday with scattered showert. Slightly warmer tonight. cast and con- siderable cloudiness west portion with scattered showers west portion Sunday, possibly beginning extreme southwest late tonight. change in temperature. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum', 83; minimum. 64; noon, 76; prcciptation, none; sun sets to- night at sun rises tomorrow at TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max. Min. Pet. Chicago 82 68 Denver ..............85 58 Duluth 62 52 Kansas City .........83 74 .02 Los Angeles .........79 61 84 Paul 90 .......88 Miami Minneapolis-Si New Orleans New York 75 Seattle 69 58 78 66 76 .01 .02 RIVER BULLETIN Stage Changa Today 24-Hr. Red Wing 2.2 .1 Lake City 5.3 Beads 3.0 .1 Dam 4, T. W........ 4.0 .1 Dam 5, T. W....... 2.3 Dam 5A, T. W....... 3.3. .1 Winona 5.4 Dam 6. Pool JO.l Dam 6, T. W........ 4.0 Dakota 7.4 .1 Dam 7, Pool 9.4 Dam T. W....... 1.5 La Crossc 4.5 Tributary Streams Chippcwa Durand First reports were that nil J.8 1.7 1.9 Trcmpcaleau at Dodge 0.5 Zumbro at Theilm.in Buffalo nbovc Alma. Neillsville. among the 31 passengers aboard at southbound bus. Lieutenant Edward Bcrgln of the 'rnnklin police, quoted Milton A. Shoptaugh, Pittsburgh, driver ofj the Harmony bus as saying rain lad made the bridge flooring, slip- pery and apparently caused the other vehicle to skid. 2.3 2.1 La Crossc at W. Salem 1.4 .1 .1 .1 .1 Root at 5.8 RIVER FORECAST (From SI. Paul to Lock and Dam No. 10) During the next 48 hours, stages will remain practically stationary throughout the district.   

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