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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 4, 1947, Winona, Minnesota W EATHER N EWS PiaURES Bert In Local Daily Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Press W1NONA. MINNESOTA, THURSDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 4. 1947 Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations VOLUME-4 7. NO. 168 FIVE CENTS PER COPY EIGHTEEN PAGES Gold Sharing Under Marshall Plan Seen I ._ __. _.. ..___________..___________ _ _ Early Frost Feared in Corn Belt Up to One-Half of Crop in Danger, Meat Man Declares Chicago John P. Krey, chairman ot tho American Meat .mstltute, said today "the next 15 to 20 days can bring double dis- aster" If an early frost strikes the rorn belt where tho late planted corn crop is behind schedule. Asserting a "major catastrophe" was striking the United States iind a hungry world because of the drastic reduction In this year's corn production. Krcy, in an ad- dress prepared for the aniual meet- Ing of the Institute, said "Damage from frost Js yet to come and may be extremely heavy." Crop In Dancer He said one-third to one-half of the crop was In danger of frost damage in 12 com belt states If frost occurs nt average dates. Forecasting n drop In meat pro- duction this year, Krcy said It would come "at u time when there moie need and demand than ever before und when farmers are get- tins extremely hlfch prices for all the meat they can produce." "Meat supplies will drop in the year he said, "leaving .con- sumers even more meat-hungry than now. 'Both farmers and moat packers will bo blamed' more than ever for high meat prices and re- duced supplies of meat in retail meat stores." Krey said farmers should be urged to "make every bushel of corn produce the pork and beef that two bushels produced before." He said there was a number of ways In which the corn supply could be extended or other feeding practices adopted during the corn shortage. Increased use of protein supplements, such as meat scrapi und tankage, he said, other foods could used to extend tho limited supply of y. W. epccht, president of Ar- mour and Company, opined that prices of choice cuts of meat could be reduced if the public purchased more of the packing Industry's low- priced products. Hawkes Endorses Hoover Views on- Start of War Hawkes (R.-N. J.) today endorsed Herbert Hoover's published opinion that the United States might have remained out of World War n, while Demo- cratic Congress members differed sharply with beliefs attributed the former Republican' President. The comment came in the wake of- an article in. the current Ameri- can magazine quoting Hoover as saylnp, "We never would have been attacked by the Japanese If we had not given them provocation." Hoover also was quoted as saying: "My theory is that if we had kept out of the immediate conflict, we could have put our sword, down on the table with our economic re- sources Intact and made u decent peace when the time for peace- making came." Democrats took opposite view- points. Representative Sabath (D.-H1.) said in a statement today, "it is in- deed strange" that Herbert Hoover should "repeat the same propaganda line which was followed by the Japanese-Nazi war was 'forced' on Japan and Ger- many." Sabath said: "I believe that the American people, and especially the veterans who fought the Nazis and the Japs, will resent In no uncertain way Herbert Hoover's unjustifiable and unwarranted calumnies, and will repudiate him and his party and all they stand Real Estate Unit Pleads Innocent to Antitrust Count Washington The National Association of Real Estate Boards and the Washington Real Estate Board pleaded Innocent today to a federal indictment charging viola- tion of the antitrust laws. The Indictment announced last week charges the two boards con- spired to fix commission rates for real estate dealers in the Dlstrlci of Columbia. Five-Year-old Jimmy Clnney proudly displays the'oversize bank in which he is saving nickels for a bicycle he is unaware he will never ride. Jimmy is. suffering from a rare heart malady which makes, hls-hcart pump three times faster than normal and physi- cians at Boston City hospital say any strenuous exertion would mean his death, but they aren't telling him he'll never be able to. ride his long-awaited bike because that might kill hint too. (A.P. WJrephoto.) Decision on Extra Session Seen Soon Marshall Verdict Awaited; to Give Radio Talk Tonight By -John M. Hlfrhtower Washington Secretary of State George Marshall is expectcfl to decide within the next two weeks whether to recommend a special session 'of Congress for emergency action on the European economic crisis. Marshall's decision, officials said, iday, probably will be made short- y after George P. Kennan, the sec- retary's top policy planner, returns( 'rom Paris with the latest informa-i Jon from European officials and American authorities there. The final decision would be up to President Truman. He has said several times that he would not lesitate to recall the lawmakers if he situation required such a step. Marshall himself is Just back from he Rio de Janeiro conference on nter-Amerlcan defense and is cheduled to appear with Senator Vandenberg (R.-Mlch.) on a .30- mlnute radio broadcast at p. m. CiD.T.) tonight to report to the lation on the work of the confer- Fresidcnt Truman, at rostrum, right center, addresses delegates to the hemisphere defense confer- ence at a reception aboard the I7.S.S, Missouri in the harbor at Rio de Janeiro, he attended the final session of the conference. Standing at center, listening tq speech, are Admiral William D. Leahy, chief staff to the President, and.Secretary of State George C. Marshall.
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