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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 27, 1947, Winona, Minnesota                                w EATHER t Thurnilnf und Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated 139 DAYS Member of the Audit Bureau of VOLUME 47. NO. 162 WINONA. MINNESOTA, WEDNESDAY EVENING. AUGUST 27. 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY TWENTY PAGES New Restrictions Clamped on British New Crowd Record Seen For State Fair Attend in 4 Days; Veterans Honored Today St. veterans at- tending the event will meet today :n the agriculture-horticulture building as the Minnesota state fair honors Another harness racing program will br conducted before the grand In the afternoon, .signalizing "Dun Patch" day. with Duluth and Arrowhead country also included In thf day's dedication. With continuation of favorable wrnther. fair officials looked for- ward to a striking new attendance record as Tuesday's total of brought the four-day aggregate to 3JJ.310. This is 70.000 nhcnd of the; record year of 1941. Three inore types of cattle were Judged Tuesday Holstcin. mllk- !nc Shorthorn and Jersey. The f'nmlo Farms herd from Hopkins carried ofl most of the prizes of Holstelns, winning M of the 17 blue ribbons offered. Jersey Winners R. E. Putnam of Harvard, Ill- topped the Jersey entries, with oth- er awards going to Mack Manor farm, Orliind. Ind.. George W, Col- lins, MonUcello, Minn., and Paul J. SundbfTR of South Haven, Minn. Topping the milking Shorthorn.' thr entries of Carl and Larson of Kasson. Minn., the Martin herd of Maclclla. Minn., J. T. Adjcln.i of Prentice, III., and the Weldner Prairie Farms, Dalton City, 111. Three members of the Moses family from Kasota. Minn., Cluy- ton. his son. C. V.. and his grand- Minnesota Woman to Head Legion Auxiliary See No More Price Hikes New Leo W. Hut- ton of Excelsior, Minn., nominated Tuesday as unopposed candidate for president of the Women's Auxiliary of the American Legion, told a news conference that the general public! was forgetting its veterans. j "During the war nothing was tooj good for thc she said. "They; had entertainment, recreation and family problems handled for them, but thc people who were around to help aren't around any more." She also endorsed the Legion's universal military training program. American Legionnaires by the thousands moved on New York today while their leaders, busy as mess sergeants Just before chow time, sought lo shape up thc serious mat- ters that will be layed before the Auto Makers Line Will Hold for Rest of Year, Producers Say Detroit With to more Lake City Sued for Tourist Park Custodian Accused of Food, Travel, Gasoline Beating Man Whose Dog Killed Duck Rations Cut Lake City, alleged unjustified assault is the basis of a claim lor dam- ages brought by Clifford E. Butler, Lake City, against the city of Lake The claim was served ori the and scope of his employment as to keep his dog tied and agent, servant and employe of thei the Lake City man said he com- city and without cause or cation, wilfully, wantonly and mali- ciously assaulted, beat and battered (Butler) and seriously and perma- ;but ity Tuesday by John R. Foley, injured him.' added to the price-tags ofiler. new passenger cars manufactured, The claimant charges that on bashn. attorney who represents But-1 It is alleged that the attack re- 29th convention opening tomorrow afternoon. State delegations began to hold caucuses to decide which way to throw their votes for national com- mander, and standing committees continued work on resolutions to go higher. I before the convention, which con-' throughout the auto industry, pro- ducers Indicated today that the line would hold for the rest of the year. But prospective buyers, eyeing the price boasts announced yesterday by the Ford Motor Company and Studebaker Corporation to com- plete the round of increases, won-1 dered if the many changes con- templated for 1948 models would send the cost of their new cars still 27 Henry C. Breuer, custodian of the municipal tourist park at Lake City, "acting in the course suited from Butler's dog killing one of Brcuer's domesticated ducks. The ducks are kept in the small- boat harbor ac Lake City. Breuer is reported to have told thinking the matter over went to Breuer and told him he would not keep the dog tied unless Breuer tied up the ducks. An ar- gument followed, and the claimant asserts Breuer then attacked him. Injuries received from the beat- ing necessitated nn operation and hospitalizacion, Butler asserts. Should Reduce Trade Deficit by More Than Third British govern- ment announced tonight drastic new cuts in food, foreign travel, gasoline and other items to reduce the national trade deficit of by more than Amputee Defeats Another Veteran In Michigan S.iull Ste. Marie, Mich __ Re- publican Charles E. Potter, 34-year- _ __ onmnnfthn1 otuut uuikci juai, ui LUC luunvia old legless war veteran making his Unites through Sunday. Some of the, announced fromlfirst political campaign, was commHLee scions. pnrtlcuary; j to congress yesterday. o b a lo Studebaker. last of the makers to vrrdiv discussions, yestciday. to SU5 would be added to its carl Michigan's eleventh district chose. and truck models. the former soldier from Cheboygan Early arrivals not concerned Luxury Increases a special election over Democrat! these matters were reminding Ncw( Tile acyon followed by only i few Harold D. Beaton. 41, St. Ignace, York, host to .the Legion ten years hourj. a Ford nmlouncement Of in- also an ex-service man. i ago, what to expect when things gut rolling. One group squirted water pistols at girl passersby; an- other evoked startled screams, using the same targets, with a cane that delivered an electric shock. The main Legion parade will be Saturday. Thc Legion's service committee Duanc, walked oil with the greatest share of the prizes for Shropshire sheep. C. V. MO.WH took the grand championship award with his aged ram. In 4-H competition, Roland Lar- 14. of Big Lake, won a grand chumpioruihlp with his five White Rock chickens. Mankato. Rochester and Austin horsea took firsts In Tuesday's har- ness racing program. Rochester Horse Wins Diane Scott, owned by Cliff Thro of Mankato and driven by Elmer Guernsey won easily In the pace. Miss Jewell Scott, owned by Dr. H. I. Lilllc of Rochester nnd driven by Murray Anderson took ths trot, and Two Fifty-Six, owned and driven by S. H. Aundcrs of Austin, had no trouble in the :.l class pace. Fair visitors Thursday will be treated to another horse racing program, with the day designated j Horse Race and Minnesota Terri- torial Pioneers Any. Special pro- prams will be presented by the lat- ter organization at 10 a. m. Husband Held in Strangulation of Mill City Woman Minneapolis Minneapolis police Tuesday were holding 52- year-old Mark Doollttle, a steel worker, for questioning In the death of his wife, Mrs. Clara Doollttle. 42, found strangled In bed in their northeast Minneapolis home. Mrs. Doollttlc's body was foundimunlcate with American Legion announced that l.COO local members ivould serve as special officers, not ,o suppress but to step in if funmakers "seriously incon- venience the public." City police soberly were In- creases ranging from to on Lincoln, Mercury and so-called ".luxury" models. Sunday, the Ford concern, which earlier in the year had cut its prices, announced boosts of to on Ford standard models. Other recent price at- tributed to increased manufactur- ing and materials to on standard models; on station wagons. Retooling Expensive to on popular The vote from 230 of 289 pre- cincts in the ..northern Michigan area gave Potter votes com- pared to for Beaton. Potter, a political unknown, will be the second legless wnr veteran In Congress. A predecessor in the house of rep- j j-esontixtlvcs is Republican William J. Miller World War I aviator who lost both legs as the result of a plane accident in Prancp n 1918. Michigan's newcomer, who sue-: ceeds the late Representative Fred structecl: "When a Legionnaire models, on "special deluxe" Rogers City Republican comes Into a police station duo to I Uon wagon. being unable to care for himself, the desk officer will immediately com- isuicl his victory made him feel late Tuesday morning by her 12- year-old son Allen Larson, one of four children by a previous mar- riage. Henncpin County Coroner Russell Helm, whose autopsy show- ed she had been strangled, said she had been dead between six nnd eight hours. Inspector of Detectives Eugene Bernath quoted the boy as'saying he had gone to bed Monday night without seeing cither of his parents and that Tuesday morning, when attempts to arouse his mother fail- ed, he summoned a neighbor who notified police. Doollttle was taken into custody at the Pioneer Engineer Works, Inc., where he is employed. service committee headquarters. This system worked in 1937; no Legionnaires were arrested, the committee said. Spanish Legion Being Recruited In Reich, Report i Hoover DePi to ,.'boUl humbic and inspired." He to .to Industry observers Indicated that extensive retooling planned for 1948 models probably would run into millions of dollars and might mean further advances in retail prices next year. Current increases, producers pointed out, stemmed from an mated to annual payrolls plus big'advances in the! V-W1W1MV price of materials, tools, dies and other equipment. Drastic Changes In Badger Roads System Advised Madison, Aberdeen Angus cuttle and poiicy changes .shire and Spotted Poland China ,n th stlite commission, will be Judged, ns well 4-H lncludlnK Ulo of full au- club sheep and pigs. Preceding the evening grandstand program, 4-H club boys and i attending the fair will pimule forr the Krumb.lHlul. Frankfurt (fF) V. S. army sources said today there were "sev- eral indications" th.it Germans former Nazi SS recruited in occupied Germany for a supposed Spanish foreign legion in Franco's Spain. These quarters declined to say whether they believed the reported recruiting had thc support of the Spanish government. Thc army report lent some weight to thc claim of a former German pilot that he would shortly leave ores World Food Outlook Chicago The world food situation, says Herbert Hoover, 'doesn't look very good." "We have a surplus of food in thc United States as usual, but not as great a one as we had last the 73-year-old former President told newsmen yesterday as he stop- ped between trains from California need is than it said It was also a "vote of conn- donee in the Republican party." Thu district is traditionally Re- publican. German Chemical Go on Trial By Donald Doane Nuernberg. Germany A four-man U, S. court, opening- the war crimes trial of 24 directors of the I. G, Farbcn chemical trust, heard the prosecu- tion charge today that they delib- erately fostered Adolf Hitler's wars of aggression for their own profit. And further than that. Brigadier General Telford Taylor told the court, they would breed a new war :ot another chance. Charles E. Potter of Cheboyffnn, Mich., legless wnr veteran, traveled by air in .1 campaign that won him election yesterday as Republican congressman from Michigan's llth district succeeding the late Fred A. Brndlcy. (A.P, Wirephoto to The Republican- Herald.) Kenneth Smith, city attorney.iono third, represents Lake City in the action.! The new restrictions, announced in the vacation absence of Prime Minister Attlec, cut the present weekly meat ration of one shilling, two pence (about 24 cents) to one shilling (20 It also froze the tea ration ac the present reduced level of two ounces a heavy blow to one of the world's greatest tea-drinking ordained "substantial- ly reduced" supplies of food to res- taurants. In addition, the period during which people can stay at a hotel without surrendering ration books was reduced from four days to two. Import of certain luxury foods, to be announced later, was prohibited. "Steps are being taken." the an- nouncement said, "to limit the num- ber of, and attendance at, public luncheons and dinners." Foreign travel for pleasure alter October 1 was virtually outlawed for British citizens by the new regula- tions, which said the provision for; foreign currency for that purpose would be -wholly suspended." The recently announced limit or for pleasure trips abroad will take effect immediately, rather than on the previously announced date of October 1, nnd the covem- mcnt urged that no one take abroad next month "unless la has nlready entered into com- nitmcnts which he cannot September thus will be the last nonth that Britons can vacation lUtside the Sterling area. Another blow complete aboil- ion of the biusic gasoline ration, re- ently reduced from allowances for 70 to ISO miles a month. The NO. 10 Downing street an- ounccment made it clear that these conomies may be followed by mil Parents of 3 Left at Chicago Church Held Chicago The parents of four small children, who said they had spent more than 30 months wandering about the country) Meanwhile at Washington Secre- in search of a home, were brought to domestic relations court to- of.the Treasury John Snyder day to answer charges of contributing to the dependency of three of the youngsters. Xirther cuts. Police seized the couple. Frank Gillespie, 26, and his wife was Hoover, who was going to New E. L. King, Jr., Earned Treasury Reports The Treasury fighter pilot said he knew of 'dozens" of German aviators who thorlty and responsibility in a Spain by an "undcr- gle commissioner instead of railroad" .since the end of three-man War. Army quarters, asked to comment on the fighter pilot's asscrtfons, replied: "There ae several indications of recruiting activities in the United States zone for a Spanish foreign legion. Recruits, chiefly from SS personnel, arc reportedly sought for their military expertncss rather than for their political American-occupied Germany to assume the chairmanship legally for Spain to Instruct thc ncw concessional commis- bc Spanish lllors. Iol. of govern- The 28-year-old former Luftwaffcjment. bureauSi sald hc had no views recommended today by Orlf- ifciiliagCM and Associates, Chicago 'eon.'niltunt firm. In a report to the special joint legislative committee. Senator Cordon A. Bubolz (R.- committee chairman, de- clared that because of the broad proposals contained In thc .survey Ills group had decided that the recommendation "be carefully con- Tuewliiv reported "the. "I'l'-red and reviewed by the legl.s- followlnc Mlmiesotaiis received council or appropriate sub- corpora: ions compensation for .vonal services in exee.s.s of the calendar yeur and the In addition Lo suggesting a single li I'Om ui ttisfji Jiii.1; r with Instructions to rc- to lepcklatufc." yenrs piulliiK In IIMB: with added authority concerning the possible Republican candidate for president. Hc told newsmen hc was certain that he would not: accept the nomi- nation If It were offered to him. "No man my age should take thc the former President said. Two Children Killed by Lightning in Maryland Currency Jettisoned When Plane Develops Trouble Over China Shanghai Pilot Robert Rousselot of Noel, Mo., jettisoned a huge cargo of Chinese currency Monday when his Chinese national relief and rehabilitation adminis- cause they wanted to said Taylor, the United States chief of counsel for war crimes. "These men were governed by the same unquenchable thirst for power that for years has gripped and distorted the minds of thc military caste and many other leading Germans. Their long range objective was ultimately Parbcn'.s domination of thc chemical indus- try of thc world. Thc defendants were the men who ran I. G. official Geraldine, 24, yesterday after their three sons, Daniel, four. Stevens three, and John, one, were found un- attended in Holy Name Cathedral Sunday night. Gillespie said in an interview he and his wife had left the three boys .n the church "because we thought it would be best for them." Their fourth child, Margaret Ann, five, is living with Mrs. Gillespie's moth- er In Fenco, Wis. The father described the difficul- ties and heartaches he .said they had encountered in a seemingly futile search for "a home for thej Hotel .said the family had lived in from 80 to 100 hotel rooms across the nation and in Canada. He and his wife slept in parks after leaving thc children in railroad sta- Plans Speeded for Signing of Defense Treaty Quitandinha. Brazil zilian authorities whipped up plans today for the formal signing next Tuesday in Rio de Janeiro of an ilstoric defense treaty under which 19 American republics ngrcc to fight jointly against any aggression the Western hemisphere. Those authorities confidently ex- pected that President Tmmnn would advance the date of his scheduled visit to Brazil In order to bo present for the occasion in the home of the Brazilian foreign minister and made arrangements name is I G. Farbenlndustrie Ak-ition nurseries or bus depots, and tiengesellschaft which is the! that he took odd jobs just to get a world's biggest chemical" place "to be home for a few nights, for a whopping welcome. ind allegedly used it as a tool for Naxi conquest. Twenty-one of the Henry W. Collins, SUfi.dmi rc.siitinslblllly, lhe report pro- rain storm which struck Maryland, mid SW 04 IHIIIUS from Hint full euiilrol of nil causing heavy damage to private Incident Mi eoMsU'iletlon work and highways. J40.000 xnl.iry and Smltli. I'liici'd In the main office and thati Thomas Snodclerly, bonus.co'islflcrntlon be tr'vcn to providing Hagerstou-n, and Nav; children met tration plane developed engine death yusturcliiy in a lightning and trouble en route from Canton to Pclshlyl. in western China. The Shanghai office of the Chin- ese air transport said five cases of the money had been recovered rrur.-. Archcr-Danirlx-Mldland Com- (the commission with full authority pa-iy: Roderick Olson, sal- over the use of a greater percentage ary and other compensation. of funds used for state trunk hlgh- rrom Powers Dry Goods Company, construction. Inc., tif Minneapolis; E. L. King, Jr.. SCO.OOO salary and bonus from J. R. Watkins Company of For thr fiscal year ended Janu- ary 31. Olson received in salary and JIM.ooo In other com- from ihr Powers Dry Company, the Treasury tlc- pu.-lmrr.t reported. Nebraska Scout Takes Lifesaving Badge Test Early Mitchell. Nrh Donald Rel- efcrrt. IC-year-old Boy Scout, is .scheduled to take an examination tonight for his llfesaving merit budge. Some might suy he already has tarried it. A H-month-old child fell into an Irrigation dl'.ch yesterday nnd ap- peared to be drowning. Young Rel- chen heard the mother, Mrs. Glenn scream for help. The youth carried the child from the water, and while the mother lay nearby in a faint, gave artificial respiration until the unconscious child was revived. Doctors today described the baby's condition as "good." four, of Navy Zc'berlein, ten, of Essc, were killed in front of their homes by lightning which ac- 24 pleaded innocent on arraign- ment August 14. For their trial, which may estab- lish an important precedent by holding industrialists as well as political and military leaders re- sponsible for plotting aggression, tho F.-irben officials sat Jn the same clock where Hermit mi Goer- ing iintl his colleagues were tried. "We nre not trying them for be- "We've been evicted from so many places that I've lost he said. "The landlords always .say they'd let us stay if it wasn't for the kids." After leaving Margaret Ann with Mrs. Gillespie's mother, the Gil- Truman May Arrive Early A high Brazilian government source said the inter-American conference of foreign ministers at this resort was expected to wind le.splc's came on to Chicago a weekiup next Monday and that although ago to resume the search for y_ s president's visit had been declared emphatically today that no agreement violating any terms or the British loan agreement was made at U. S. British economic conferences last Thumping his desk and raising his voice Snyder told a news confer- ence repeatedly: We didn't make any kind of agreement, informal, implied, gen- tlemen's or otherwise, that -would, violate the loan agreement." The treasury secretary described as "a breathing spell" the permis- sion given Britain during the talks to suspend a loan agreement clause requiring that Britain pay current Tadc debts to other countries In dollars Instead of pounds. Snyder added that the British had promised to restore such, pay- ments in dollars "as quickly as pos- sible." Weather companicd a heavy downpour ancljnow much money was involved but strong winds. (other sources said such shipments and fliers wens searching for General Taylor de- rest. The service, for which emphatically, "nor because selot is pilot, said it did not know1 they exercised great power and usually were (IT. valued at controlled great wealth. "The indictment accuses these men of major responsibilty for visiting upon mankind the most catastrophic war in human history." he asserted. "It accuses them of wholesale enslavement, plunder unc! murder." Thc indictment un- Doctors Ponder Removing Nail From Vet's Skull Denver Virgil Gomez. been "powerless to "start "the lay listlessly in a ward bed at ol. to wafre lt so successfully quarters. The search was futile. WjilclircJ Unlil Knunci "II was beginning to rain Sunday night and we'd been to an orphan- age, police station and the Salva- tion Army looking for a Mrs. Gillespie said. "I was tired. Then we got the idea to put thc children in a church because we felt they'd get good care there. So I put them in Holy Name cathc-' dral and watched from across the .scheduled for September 5. he was expected to revise hi.s plans so as to be able to address the FORECASTS Wlnonu and vicinity: Loc.il show- ers and somewhat warmer tonight: low 04. Thursday generally fair, be- coming cooler Thursday night; high in the afternoon 32. Minnesota: Scattered showers or thunderstorms central and south, portions this afternoon and south portion tonight. Partly cloudy Thursday. Cooler north and central portion tonight and southeast por- tion Thursday. Warmer northwest and west central Thursday. Wisconsin: Partly cloudy with, scattered thundcrshowers north and central portions tonight nnd .south portion Thui-Miay. Cooler ex- treme north tonight :ind north and WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 84: minimum. 57: zil's Independence day celebration !noon, 84: precipitation, none: sun September 7 and head for homejscts tonight at sun rises to- the next day aboard the battleship 'morrow at President Truman also is expect- ed to be a guest of honor at Bra- street ur.tll they were found." Missouri. Conference committees yesterday .approved more than two-thirds of TEMPERATURES Bemidji Chicago ELSEWHERE Max. Min. Pet. dor which thc defendants are being! and so we went lo the St. Vincent On Monday, Mrs. Gillespie said.jthe body of the projected defense they read in thc papers that police treaty, which calls for swift mill- Duluth were seeking them. itary'action to put down aggression I Knnsns City .........85 a vast "security region" stretch- Las Angeles.......... 7fi "I couldn't stand any more tried charged In scorching phrases that without Farbon Hitler would Logan Veterans hospital today, awaiting a surgeon's decision on re- moval of a nail apparently ham- mered into his skull while he lay unconscious in a Japanese prison camp. Gomez, taken prisoner after the fall of Bataan, has been reluctant to risk the delicate operation after Jiving; through four years imprison- ment. But a week ago headaches and a weakening of his right leg and arm made further medical stud.' imperative. for so long. It accused Farben of plundering conquered countries and of working slave laborers to death, with the crematorium their ulti- mate destination. Laborer From Bagley, Minn., Killed in N. D. orphanage, where police had taken the childrn. to get them back. They told us to come back Tuesday. j "Tuesday we took Danny and Steven from the orphanage and placed them in a foster home." The youngest child still is in the orphanage. Police took the parents into cus- tody yesterday in a west side res- taurant where the mother was em- ployed. ing from thc Antarctic to the Arc- tic and from Hawaii lo the Fnlk- Innds. Military Mechanism Creation of a joint military mechanism will be undertaken at; Bogota next January, when thei American republics meet again to! Miami 8R Minneapolis-St. Paul 81 New York 92 Phoenix .............106 liO 78 05 68 54 42 broaden and strengthen the American system of peace Uon. A bolstered hemisphere DAILY KIYER BULLETIN Singe 24-Kr. Today Change Inomic system will be sought in aiDam 5' ,'specla! conference late in 1948. iDom SA TW. 32 ________ Grafton, N. transier Doctors" said the two-inch naUjfarm laborer, identified as Ole Austin Area Rent nt Agent Evicted ,'sp All of the American republics except Nicaragua, which was not Austin, Minn. Austin's L. J. Mlchclson, 7G, of New Auburn, Wls., is shown at Alton, HI., in the motorbont in which ho is making a trip down the Mississippi river from La Crosse, Wis.. to New Orleans, He is stopping on" for n rest and a chance to have his laundry done at Alton. The mile trip in the 14-foot motorboat is the realization of a childhood ambition. IA.P. Wirephoto to The Kepubllcau-Herald.) war driven between hemispheres oflerson, 52, Bagley, Minn., was found housing shortage has ensnared the the brain and that the present trouble may come from contraction of scar tissue. If they operate, which one surgeon' said was probable, they plan to do so within ten days. Visiting Gomez, a survivor of the Bataan death march, is his wife of seven months, Idabel. They are ex- pecting a child in November. Their home is In Cerro, N. M. dead on the Northern Pacific rail- way tracks here shortly before 6 a. m. today. State's.Attorney Wal- lace E. Warner of Walsh county, announced. Authorities said his head was crushed and almost severed. They believed he had been killed by a train while sleeping under a car or Attempting to crawl under. area rent representative, James E. Dandelet. Dandelet's family is being evicted and has been unable to find another home. Prom ten to 15 persons come to the rent office each day, seeking a place to live. Dandelet said he could tell them only that he, too, could lind nothing. Winona .............5.3 Dam 6. T.W........... 4.1 invited to this conference. andlDakota 
                            

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