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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 26, 1947, Winona, Minnesota                                w BATHER Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations 138 DAYS filnre Swimmln fool Ac VOLUME 47. NO. 16! WINONA, MINNESOTA, TUESDAY EVENING, AUGUST 26. 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY SIXTEEN PAGES Pact for Defense of Hemisphere Near U.S. Effort To Mediate in Greece Fails Liberal Party Head Insists on Becoming Premier American efforts to rr.rdlatr the deadlock In the Greek sovermnrni crisis fulled toduy when Themislokles Sophou'.i.s. lender or :ric main brunch of the Liberal par- !.v. insisted tha: he become pre- mier. Constantln TsalUnrls. premlcr- deslgnate, had been trying three to form a new government. Sophoulis. 8R. hud been one of the main obstacles to .success because of his steadfast refusal to enter a coalition cabinet to solve the cur- rent crisis. U. S. Aroba-isador Lincoln Mnc- veaeh had conferred with Sophoulis durtnj; the morning. TsaJdarls said uftcr leaving the PO-cUnute mediation conference that he had proposed a neutral Politician for premier, but that Sophoulis rejected the idea, pro- War Brides Must Pay Own Passage Thn army told war brides overseas today that In the future they must pay thrlr own expenses journey- Ing to the United to Join thrlr liuxbnndx. Only those brides who already havn signified their intention of doing so may be brought (o their country through army facilities, it War department announcement .said. The army said the program to transport about 1.2GO war brides and children remaining In Grcut UriUun is moving slowly. It added that "numer- ous brides apparently consult' Ing their own convenience have turned down reservations made for them." Bulgaria Moves To Liquidate Agrarian Party Sofia, fluigarla A bill _u posinc instead that he (Sophoulis) lhc Agrarian party, chic, asSUTOf leadership Of thC Statli and nnnnclMnn tr, rho nnmmtmlct-.i'lnm- Aerialist Dies Before At State Fair 75-Foot Plunge During Show Fatal to Performer Si. Paul marked ,hc third day ot the Minnesota State fair Monday, an aerial per- former plunged 75 feet to his death In view of an estimated per- sons, including his wife and two children. Victim of the tragedy was Lloyd Blondin Relllm, 42, Chicago, who was killed when he fell from a high rigging on which he-was rid- ing a bicycle during- an evening aer- ial performance before the grand- stand. Relllm hnd been a trapeze and high wire performer since he was 10 years old. Investigators said they believed a This Farlbnult County 4-II club booth has been adjudged, the best in its class at the Minnesota state fair at St. Paul, under way now. Viewing it are. left to right. Lillian Engen of Mower county: Gertrude Hogc of Aikcn county, and Gerry Schweiger oC Martin county. (A.P. Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) opposition to the communlst-dom- that his party take the portfolios fathcrland front government war. Justice and public order. tn Plans Proceed Tsalclans said he would proceed his own plans for forming a government. DrrtKht P. Grlswold, administrator of the U, S. aid program In Greece, cujlrd on Sophoulls at hi.t home last njght and nn authoritative was Introduced today in parliament The party is headed by Nikola Pet- kov, now under sentence of death on charges of plotting against the government, (The British foreign office an- nouncfd in London that Soviet Rus- sia has rejected a Brltlsh-Amer- cable slipped and caused the I fall. Record Attendance Attendance at the fair Monday totaled a record for the to; third straight day. This was the highest Monday to- tal sincu the exposition was made a ten-day affair in 1939. The previ- ous high third clay was in. 1944, Murce said he had stressed the "quest for consultation on for political unity if the American! Pskov's death sentence, holding mLwion is to succeed. This KUch consultation would bo "interference In Bulgarian interim! affairs The bill, which also would abol- ish the Agrarian Youth organiz- ation, would deprive the Agrarians of their remaining seats In the par- liament. The law comes up for discussion and probable passage tomorrow. formant said no "pressure" was pu on Sophoulis. but that Griswold urerd him to help achieve some lolution of Tsaldarls' problem. In reply, the Informant snld. Sophoulis intimated that he would willing to give Tsnldarls' Popu- Ust party most of the cabinet posts if SophoulL' himself wcro named premier. The government of Pre- mier Dftmetrtos Maxlmos collapsed Saturday, Eaton Gloomy Meanwhile at Washington, Chair- man Eaton (R.-N. J.) of the House foreign ugaltyconimlttce declared today that Greece may be "the powder Ice? that explodes Into War m." Taking n gloomy view of world conditions, the House member who helped draft the United Nations charter, told reporters the United Morrison County Farm Girl, 16, Burns to Death rirrz. Minn. A 16-year- old farm girl burned to death and icr mother suffered severe burns when fire destroyed their farm lome in eastern Morrison county. The victim was Elaine Blclchncr. States afford" to permit'Her mother. Mrs. Grace Blelchner, Russia to dominate Greece. taken to a Little Falls hospital Such a Soviet conquest. Eaten suffering from second degree burns when admissions numbered Attendance for the throe days thus far now totals Prizes were awarded Monday for three breeds of cattle. J. H.. Aultfather Sons of Aus- tiin the grand champion reel poll bull and the junior cham- pion. Senior champion bull was shown by R. L, Mueller of Arling-j ton, who also showed the grand champion cow. The Curtis Cnndy Company won ;hc grand championship in the Srown Swiss bull class and. also exhibited the senior champion cow Senior and grand champion bull o: he Ayrshire show was exhibited by George Simmons of Pewaukee Wls., and senior and grand cham- pion cow was shown by Conrad Zehrcr of Sn.uk Centre. Sirens, Coconuts, Alligators Accompany Legion to N. Y. New York Baby alligators, hand-operated sirens, coco- nuts and bugle corps added evidence today that the 29th Ameri- can Legion convention opening Thursday may combine many of the features of election night, Mardi Gras, a homecoming foot- World Court Exiled Ibarra Ruled Out in Indonesia would be the beginning of a drive on Turkey and other countries bordering the Mediterranean. Shu extinguished flames which caught in her clothing by rolling on the ground after shepherding "From there, they could go on younger children out of the (Continued on 11. Column 6) S. EFFORT U. S. Asks More Data on Trade From Britain Washington The United States has called upon Britain for fourthrr Information before decid- ing whether the British can shift purt thrir buying to empire the house. Dr. E, C. Goblirsch, Morrison county coroner, said the girl ap- parently had tried to start a fire with kerosene. Her body was found In a bed- room, where she apparently had fled for blankets to smother the. flumes. The body was pinned under 11 bed which fell through from the second floor. Today's Events Among classes to be judged to- day are Pcrcheron horse, farmer's teams and four horse hitches; Hol- stcln, Jersey, and milking short- horn cattle; Berkshire and Duroc Jersey swine; and Shropshire sheep. Events scheduled for today are Minnesota territorial pioneer pro- gram, concerts by the United States army ground forces band, a Rotary club meeting and grandstand horse aces. Scheduled for 10 a. m. Wednes- day arc .u. talk by Glenn Thomp- son, member of the Minneapolis Film, Racing Businesses Lead Salary Listings Washington Movies and horse racing edged out motor cars today in the Treasury department's newest listing of fancy salaries, Charles P. Skouras, moving pic- ture theater financier, climbed Into first place by drawing from two corporations headed' by him. This was more than twice the earnings of the best paid woman, Betty Grable, whose well-filmed curves were (worth The list, far from a complete tab- ulation, w.asthe first an- nouncemeSiJj. of those whose com- pensation'was more than in 1945 or business fiscal years ending In 1946. Charles H, Strtlb, vice-president of the Los Angeles Turf Club, who ran second last year, was No. 2 again with but last year's runaway leader, Paramount's Thomas Leo Mc- ball game and a political convention The sirens (for noise) were brought by early arrivals from Chi- cago's Commonwealth Edison post and proved capable of causing a near traffic jam on Eighth avenue. Thirty-nine scaring) and civic pride) came Florida delegation. baby 'gators coconuts (for (for along with a It also brought the standard equipment of a drum and bugle corps. This one, from Port Lauderdale, wears Semlnole Indian blouses. Two Meetings While the first few thousands of war veterans already were making ihcmselvcs known on Manhattan's bunting-hung Fifth avenue, where as many as members of the Legion and Auxiliary may Dutch Contend Hostilities an Internal Affair BULLETIN" Lake Se- curity council called on the Dutch and Indonesians today for the second time to cease fire in the East Indies hostil- ities. The vote was ten to nothing with Britain abstaining. By Larry Hauck Lake Success The security council today rejected a Dutch- supported Belgian proposal that he council ask the International] :ourt of justice to rule on the lompetence ot the United Nations o act In the Indonesian conflict Only the United States. Belgium. iFrance and Britain backed the move. Poland voted against the pro- posal. Russia, which had fought it hardest, joined with China, Colom- bia, Brazil, Syria and Australia in abstaining. Internal Affair The ballot was interpreted as a test of the continued Dutch con- tention that Indonesian hostilities! ion Bogota, Colombia Jose VeJasco Ibarra repudiated today his resignation a.s presi- dent of Ecuador and charged that tlic rejrimc of Colonel Carlos manchcno, who engi- neered a. bloodless one-shot coup Saturday night, was founded in violence and with- out legal authority. The exiled president, who fled after Manchcno proclaimed, himself "chief of the govern- mcnt" in Quito Sunday, de- clared in an interview at Cali last nig-tit that his resignation from the presidency was "mean- ingless" because it wax executed under compulsion and because he had been deprived of his liberty at the time it was He and his wife have been granted asylum by the Colom- bian jrovernmcnl. In Quito, Colonel Manchrno Jast night appointed his new- cabinet and declared Ecuador's international relations would not be changed by the over- throw of Velasco Ibcrra. He said there were no political prisoners and that life in the country was normal. were an internal council had no bi; The vote can-o affair and the intervening the Indo- nesian republie oiiicially informed the U. N. that decisions calling accepted counci ov consul reports rom Batavia ana an offer of the council's good offices in the East indies dispute. Dutch Silent The Dutch had not officially re- plied. The consuls would report on hostilities since the council's Au- gust 1 coll lor cease-fire and the food offices would be used to bring the disputants together for further negotiations. march Saturday, officers of the vet-! Tne Indonesian announcement held two public meet- camc as councll went back Jnto ngs today. The, Legion's national housing :ommtttee opened a lull-dress rc- riew bl the housing problem, and preparedness was considered by the lational security committee and the lational defense committee. Political Ancle Political implications of the Le- gion gathering were underlined by the fact that, in addition to many made in 1944 and 2B.61 on the new list. 12 in One Corporation school board, Minnesota territorial' Twentieth Century Fox Film Cor- pionccrs programs and a war vet-- erans' meeting. A 4-H club dress review win be poration had 42 top-bracket em- ployes, more than any other cor- poration. General Motors had 33 held at 3 p. m. and at 6 p. m. tho.'lncluding President Charlss E. Wil- Mlnnenpolis Civic and Commerce will give a 4-H club banquet tit the University of Min- nesota. In North Dakota crew and Mrs Blclchncr was with a harvest Blclchiier's condition mnde It 1m- pCAMbli; to learn his cxitct location mrm-rlliiU'ly so he could be notified rounirirr. without violating Amrricun loon agreement, of the The remaining British negotlu-1 tors Iruvr for London today with- nn Airmail out the hoped-for American ap- U1LDS On Airmail proval of their plans to do thisj to Japan Lifted us a means of halting the flight oti ._. _, ,T dolla's their treasun- Seattle Dean J. ITnnscom, Officials familiar with the Airlines western truffle cuswon said the American said today he had been rnent has told the British In effect I by lnc statc department that it cannot decide this Issue I restrictions were removed Mon- detailed duta Is submitted on movement of airmail and outlining the proposed trade shift a'r cargo to Japan. Application Filed for Pullman Hike Chlraco R. Harding, prrsidfnt o! the Pullman company, said application for Increased Rlecp- :nc car charges throughout the country would be filed Monday with thr Interstate Commerce commls- Hardlne said In a statement that ittcreuffd wages nnd higher cents of materials and suppplles as well us declining travel volume has rate incrcasf.i ntccswiry. A nrw minimum charge of J3.50 for Pullman berth service Is sought by the company. Harding said the proposed hike will principally affect short over n'.cht lints where present cost, of the company exceed revenue. No Jnrrrosf sought for .vat charges Archbishop Murray Released From Rochester Hospital St. Archbishop John Gregory Murray of St. Paul has tx-cr. dlscharKct! from St. Mary's hospital at Rochester and Is on his way u> his family home In Water- bury. Conn., ftir n vacation. The archbishop was hospitalized Rochester for several works after hr underwent sursrry for the re- moval of n kidney. He uius injured in an automobile ftccidfnt nrar the cathedral in March spent several weeks in Josfph's hospital here. He then wen: fast for a time but returned to Rochester. According to the chancery he go bnck to Rochester for a tM-rfc-up before he assumes his autiex ILJ urchbljhop. j Bulgaria Condemns, Signs Peace Treaty Sofia, Bulgaria Al- though! both government and opposition speakers called it "hard mid HillKarla's I'arlliimcnt unanimously iip- pruvcil last nltrlit thr UulKurlun treaty drafted by thu victorious Allies. The treaty assesses Bulgaria in to Greece and 000 to Yugoslavia. She loses Jio territory by the treaty. At Uclpradc, Yugoslavia, the presidium of the Yugoslav na- tional assembly ratified yester- day the peace treaties with Italy, Bulgaria and Hungary. tend, the governors of many will be on hand. Reservations have been made for the governors of Florida, New York, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Louisiana, New Jersey, Indiana, Vermont, Illinois, Ohio, Texas. Arkansas, Nebraska, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia and Minnesota. While state caucuses tomorrow probably will open formal bidding [or Legion offices, several avowed candidates for Commander Paul H. Griffith's post have been in the running for some time. Four of Jolley of Middleton, Ohio, all held lews conferences yesterday. Newsman Needed son who was sixth highest paid in the country at Para- mount Pictures, Inc., had 31 in the class. All the figures represent salaries before the payment of taxes, which knock oil 50 to 90 per cent in most cases. Third and fourth places went to Thomas J. Watson, president of International Business Machines Corporation, New York, and F. E. Fowler, president, South- rn Comfort Corporation, St. Louis, Henry Ford II, 29-year-old pres- ,dcnt of Ford Motor Company, didn't reach the select circle otj-1" men. His pay was L 004.21 in 1945. J.T rODC Hollywood Lower Both the number and the in- comes of the Hollywood entries were lower this year. Several 111m companies were missing from the list, including Metro-Goldwyn- Mayer, Warner Brothers and Uni- versal. Olivia De Havilland was No. 2 on the Women's list with and Maureen O'Hara third with I6G.C7. Barbara Stanwyck was paid and Ginger Rogers Fred MacMurray led the male ac- ;ors with but he was 24th on the whole list, instead of intervened promptly on "behalf o fourth as in the 1944 ranking, :Ruark, nnd his release was ob The Treasury said it would after an hour or so. lease additional lists as salary re-1 Authorities tit Cinmpino, the bi session in the wake of a surprise French veto which killed a Russian proposal for a 11-nation commis- sion to investigate violations of the IT. N.'s August 1 cease-fire order. Skystreak Betters Own Speed Mark, Hits 650.6 M.P.H. By James S. Undslcy Muroc, navy was doubly sure today that it has the fastest aircraft In the world a snarling, snorting and bellowing ilane that spun itself a 650.6 mlle- m-hour new international speed record in four passes over a meas- ured three-kilometer course on this Mojave desert waste yesterday. JicVn, James F. O'Neil. The blood-red Douglas jet-pro- N. H., police chief; Perry Brown, pelled Skystrcak. with a long tubu- beiiumont. Texas; Benjamin C. lar fuselage and just enough wings Milliard, Jr., Denver, and Martin W.'to keep It in the air, sec the new Corn Growers Hoping for More Rain By The Associated Tress Fai-mors in the nation's main corn belt hoped for more rain within the next week as precipita- tion brought some measure of re- lief in most sections as cool air moved into the Midwest and broke iimimer's longest heat wave. Land O' Lakes, Wis.. with, a 33- Argentina Relinquishes Stand on Veto Early Closing of Inter-American Conference Seen QuiLandinhn, Brazil inter-American conference received today a proposal, backed tif the United States, to defend the entire Western hemisphere from the Arc- tic to the Antarctic as a with military forces of all American nations. Alaska and Greenland were In- cluded in the zone. The subcommittee which drafted the measure was composed of Sen- ator Vandenberg iR.-MIch.t and representatives of Brazil, Mexico. Peru and Bolivia. A subcommittee of M nations quickly approved the measure. Under the proposal, any attack on the vast strategic area would nvoke defense measures under the proposed hemisphere treaty or defense. "An armed attack by any state jagainst an American nation will be considered an attack against all American states and each one of the American states assumes the j obligation to aid in facing such an attack, exercising the individual or' collective right 'of self defense (recognized by article 51 of the I United Nations the agree- Iment said. The agreement on the security zone specified: "The region refer- red to in the treaty includes the geographical area defined by the Panama declaration of October 3. 1939. the North American contin- ent, Alaska territory, Greenland and the area lying between one and the other." Formal agreement by a five-na- tion subcommittee on measures to be taken against aggression and Argentina's acceptance of the two- thirds majority rule in invoking degree low reported a light frost. those measures came In quick suc- cession yesterday and reports 1m- AJthough the rams which swept mediately began circulatinsTthat the across the corn belt checked at Rome U. S. army head- quarters said that Robert Buark, American newspaper columnist whose charges of abuses in the American Mediterranean command have led to an official investigation, had been detained by Italian police here for a time today because of an irregularity in his papers. The detention occurred as Ruark, mark with a tall marine pilot. Ma- jor Marlon E. 31, at the con- trols In a tiny cockpit which didn't look large enough for a man half Ills size. Major Carl, resident of Hubbnrd, Ore., and Patuxent River, Md., smashed the record set last Wed- nesday by a navy flier, Commander Turner F. Caldwell, Jr., of Arling-j ton, Va., in the Skystreak here. In accordance with regulation: of the International Aeronautical Federation, the Skystreak made four runs over the three kilometer (1.863 miles) course. The times Jor the four runs in miles per hour ivere 652.642, 649.358, 652.579 and east temporarily a bushel i. day loss which corn has suffcrec during the protracted hot spell Weather Bureau officials said soak- rains were needed to retain yes- erday's benefits. No general rain- all for the region was predicted mmediately. As rain fell from Indiana to Ne- iraska, corn futures prices on the Chicago board trade plunged ight cents, the maximum permitted in one trading, while cosh prices dropped several cents. Iowa Rain Heavy Heaviest precipitation in the corn belt was in Iowa and eastern Ne- braska, while there were scattered showers in Indiana, Minnesota, South Dakota and Illinois. Rain also fell in parts of the northwest and southwest grain fields. 20-nation conference would finish, the treaty by the weekend. Unconfirmed reports were current In conference circles that President Truman might advance the date of (Continued on Pare II, Column 1) DEFENSE Weather FEDERAL FORECASTS For Winona and tonight and Wednesday. Continued cool tonight, low 58; warmer Wed- nesday afternoon, high 84. EXTENDED FORECASTS cloudy and somewhat warmer this afternoon, with scattered thundershowers northwest portion. Mostly cloudy tonight, scattered showers north and cast central portions. Warmer Leslie director of the SOUth nnd CIUst portion and somc' would heJp check deterioration of the corn crop. He added, however, improve yield outlooks any above the 39 bushels to (he acre average reported August 15. As compared ivith n yield of CO bushels last year. As of August 15 the Agriculture department estimated the corn crop at bushels, a decrease of bushels from August 1, and compared with lost year's record production of Frost Possible Readings in the middle 40's in 648.730. At that, Caldwell last week made ___ _____ _ ______ __ _ whose cooperation in the investl- one run faster than Major Carrs jation hnd been requested by Majo General Ii'n. T. Wyche, army Jn specter general, arrived at Ciam pino airport en route to Leghori U. S. army and. embassy official ports ore received. VA Extends Payments to Pulmonary T. B. Patients Washington The Veterans Administration said today it. will provide full disability compensation for two years instead of six months hereafter to war veteran hospital patients released with arrested pul- monary tuberculosis. The agency said the action will provide better control of arrested cases of the disease and will reduce ;he necessity of further hospltaliza- :ion of the patients. U. S. army air base outside Rom which recently was returned t Italian control, said Ruark's dif ficulties with the passport offic apparently arose out of his lack of a re-entry permit. Three Small Uoys. left to right, Stephen, three; John, two, and Danny, four, enjoy ice cream cones in a police station where they were taken after being found in a pew In Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago with a suitcase. Daniel said his father was named Frank Glllcsplc. Police took the children to St. Vincent's orphanage. (A.P. Albuquerque Project Called Top Secret Washington The army and navy said today that con- struction and operations at the Sandla base near Albuquerque, N. M., are top secret under the atomic energy act of 1S4G. The services made the state- ment jointly jn refusing to con- firm or deny reports published In the Denver Post that huge caverns are being dug in a mountain range near Albu- querque for atomic war defenses. The Post's copyrighted story de- scribed the project as a "super- defense measure." Veterans Crowd Shipping Space to Australia San Francisco So many American veterans have applied for jermlssion to settle In Australia ithat the AusLraliun consulate here is having trouble finding shipping space for them all. The first or a group to go "down under" will leave here September 5, with 44 persons making the trip, Larger groups are scheduled to de- part in October nnd December. Last May 26 the Australian cabi- net approved a travel subsidy plan for American veterans wishing to settle in Australia. John Hewitt, San Francisco rep- resentative ol the Australian de- partment of information, said the response to the plan had been startling. "Thousands of applicants and written, applications filled our of- fices here and in New he said. best mark yesterday. The com- mander's average was 640.7 m.p.li., but he was clocked on one pass at 653.4. parts of northern Minnesota and northern Wisconsin were reported today and federal forecasters in Chicago said there was a possibility of light frosts in low spots In the two states. Wisconsin Increasing cloudiness tonight, with slowly rising- tcm- late tonight. Wednesday occa- sional showers north and central portions. Somewhat warmer ex- treme south portion. Wisconsin -Minnesota: Tempera- tures will average three to six" de- grees below normal except normal south. Normal maximum 74 north- era Minnesota to 88 southern. Normal minimum. SO northern Min- nesota to 59 southern. Warmer Wisconsin and Iowa. Wednesday, becoming cooler Thursday and Frt- warmer again Sunday, showers or thunder. day and Scattered showers Wednesday night and again Saturday. Average amounts of precipitation will range from Temperatures in the 90's were re- V10 "Orthern Minnesota to ._. _j .-o--._ to men SAllfrnnrn Trtu'a cnrt ported in many areas from the Ohio valley to the Atlantic seaboard yes- terday. Albany, N. sweltered as the mercury zoomed to 99, six de- grees above Die day's high in New York city. Marquette, Mich., won top honors for the nation's coolest spot, with a high of 65. Standing- By The Plane In which both fliers made new world speed records are, left to right, Marine Major Marion Carl, whose new record was 650.6 miles an hour, and Navy Commander Turner F. Caldwell, who set the old record of 640.7 miles an hour flying the same plane, a jet propelled D-558 Skystreali at Muroc, Calif. (A.P. Wirephoto to Tha Republican-Herald.) inch southern Iowa and southern Wisconsin. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 81; minimum, 54; noon. 73; precipitation, none; sun sets to- night at sun rises tomorrow at TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max. Mill. Pet. Bemidji 72 47 Chicago as 68 International Falls 70 41 Los Angeles 78 59 Miami ...............86 79 Minneapolis-St. Paul. 70 52 T !New Orleans ........91 75 .05 i New York 92 T6 [Phoenix .............105 73 Edmonton 58 36 T DAILY RIVER BULLETIN Stage 24-Hr. Today Change Red wing 2.5 _o.i Lake City rt.i _o.l Rends 3.3 o2 Dam 4, T.w...........4.2 Dnm 5. T.W........... 2.f> Dnm 5A, Winona Dam 6, Pool ...'.......10.0 Dam 6, T.w........... 4.2 o.i Dakota iC.P.) 7.4 Dam 7, Pool 9.2 Dam 7. T.W........... 2.0 La Crossc 4.6 Tributary Streams Ulippcwa at. Durand 3.0 1.2 Zumbro at Thdlman 2.6 0.7 Buffalo above Alma ..4.1 TrempeaJeau at Dodge 10 Black at, Ncillsville 3.5 Black at 2.0 La Crosse at W. Salem 1.4 Root at Houston ___5.7 RIVER FORECAST (From St. Paul to Dam Ten) During the next 48 hours, stages will remain practically stationary throughout; the entire   

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