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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 22, 1947, Winona, Minnesota                                w FATHER tonight: ftvlr 18 Full Leased Wire Report of The Associated Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations Days to for Swimming Pool Election Nov. 3 VOLUME 47. NO. 183 WINONA, MINNESOTA, MONDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 22, 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY SIXTEEN PAGES Europe Asks Relief Britain Warns Soviet Against Blocking U.N. Russia Trying to Force Will Upon World, McNeil Says IJy Max llarrclson New York 'Britain warned today that If the Soviet union per- sisted in trylnR to force Its own will upon the world "the unstable peace of the world will crumble and crush" with "hideous con- sequences." UriU.sh Minister ot State Hector McNeil delivered this warning be- fore the United Nations assembly in a G.GOO-word basic policy state- ment for the United Kingdom, He vigorously attacked Russia and at the same time appealed to Moscow to drop what he called 1 Inflexible and unyielding nttltud on world problems. McNeil ridiculed the charges Russia's Andrei Y. Vlshltisky thf there is "warmongering" In tl United States. McNeil called Vl.ih insky's attack "a comedy piece." He then denied Vl.ihlniky charges that the Marshall plan fo economic aid to Europe thrcatcnc the sovereignty of any country, an accused Russia of obstructing atom control and paralyzing the socurlt council by her 20 vctoo.i. U. S. Ilsut Edge The United States held a do ctsive edge over Russia In thrc Important developments over th weekend. They were: 1. The powerful 14-natlon steer Ing committee of tho asscmbl voted 12 to 2 to recommend thn the assembly consider Secretary o State Oeorgo C. Marshall's proposa for n "little assembly" ycar-roun committee of the 55 member state Russia opposed this strongly, bu only Poland voted with the Sovlc against this recommendation, 2. The steering committee als decided to recommend -that th assembly discuss Marshall's pro- posal for a. full debate on tho In dependence of Korea. The vot again was 12 to 2, with Russl and Poland in the minority. R. Austin. No, 2 mem her of the U. S. delegation, hurlc "libel" and "falsification" charge at Andrei Y. Vlshlnsky, Sovle deputy foreign minister, who biastci the whole range of American poll cles in a speech to the asscmblj list week. Austin spoke Saturday night at a dinner meeting of the American Association for United Nations. Italian Treaty Kcvlslon In sharp contrast to Russian op- position to almost every item tha tho United States has proposed foi the general assembly, the United States offered no objection to Russian resolution tossed in by Vlshinsfcy at the end of his one hour and 33-mlnute broadside. Thus the steering committee passed on to the assembly wlthoul a record vote Vlshlnxky's resolution calling on the assembly to condemn "the criminal propaganda for a new war" which Vlshlnsky chargec was being' carried on, particularly in the United States, Turkey, Tur- key and Oreece. The steering committee completed on the list of more than CO items proposed for the assembly. It passed on to the assembly a proposal by a group of Latin'Amer- ican countries for revision of the Italian peace treaty. Andrei A. Gromyko delivered an attack on the U. S. when tho as- sembly considered the "little as- sembly" idea. This calls for forma- tions of a committee on peace and security which would 'have the power to convene the full assembly, where tho veto does not apply, to deal promptly with pressing Issues. Gromyko said this plan violated the U. N. charter and was an at- tempt by the U. s. to circumvent the security council, where Russia has cast 20 vetoes. Austin replied quickly that "the and three baggage cars of an Omaha railway passenger train were derailed Saturday night at St. Paul killing the engineer, Peter McTlo, St. Paul, and injuring two other trainmen. McTlc was buried under several tons of coal as the engine rolled into a ditch. More than 100 passengers aboard- the train were shaken up In the derailment. (A.P. Photo) South Counts 43 Dead As New Storm Warnings Fly New warnings squared in a steady breeze on southern Florida's weary coast again early today as a second disturbance stood just 90 miles southwest of the keys bearing 50-mllo winds on a northward course. The warnings went up from the Florida Keys to Palm Beach Little Judith IScltriuno, 2Vi topped off her breakfast with a small bell on her bracelet. Her alarmed parents took her to a hospital at Los Angeles, Calif., where it will bo removed with delicate Instruments, She does not exactly Jingle when she walks but nurses have nick- named her "Judy Jingle." (AP Wircphoto to The Herald.) security council Isn't the whol United Nations" and said the coun cl! had been rendered futile by a minority." 6 Survive Transport Crash n Philippines Manila Tho U. S. 13th air orce announced tonight that tho nly passenger unaccounted fo mong 27 army men who parachute rom a C-4C transport In a storm vcr northern Luzon Saturday ha ecn found alive. Tho passanger, a- Corporal Mea ows, was found several miles from ontoc today by a searching part -Camp John Hay, The ai irco said he would be evacuate together with eight of hi impanlons who had remained t arch for hl'm. One of the 27 men was killed in irachiitlng from the plane, 'Seventeen survivors returned t nrk Field, their home base, to .y. The plloUess plane, which flew 4 lies after the men took to para even as the battered peninsula and the ravaged Gulf coast from Blloxl, Miss., to New Orleans counted 43 dead' and anxiously contemplated I flood waters left by last week's havoc-wrecking hurricane. Today the Miami Weather bureax reported the new disturbance mflv ing at 20 miles per hour on a cours between north, northwest and north Hopefully, the bureau, added tha "not much change in direction o velocity is indicated for the next 12 hours." Thought yet to be classified as a full-blown hurricane, this new storm began showing one of the symptoms About noon yesterday it developed a rotary motion. As the second blow set a course winds clocked at 47 miles-per hour whistled through the streets o: Miami, still groggy Irom the punches of the hurricane. Meantime, New Orleans and southern Florida were plagued by the after effects of the hurricane which beat a path aeross the south- ern part of the peninsula Wednes- day, spun out into the Gulf ol Mexico Thursday and then headed north to pound the Gulf coast Fri- day. The biggest menace in both cases was floods. Some 40 square miles of Jefferson parish (county) around New Orleans was under water from Inquest Called in Death of Chicago Girl, 14 ChlcaRo A coroner's Jury was summoned today to hoar abou the heart-break of 14-year-old Pa- tricia Krupa, hlch school frcshmai who died in her bedroom of u pl.ito bullet wound yesterday after writ- ing a noti; about her troubles. The note, addressed to her fa- ther. Frank, a bus driver, her moth- er, Harriet, and her sister, Bar- bara. 13, ivnd brothers Frank, Jr. 10, and Jackie, six, complained of "family Tho mexsHKc .inId she tiad "clcs- school and loved a boy mimed Rowland, but "the conceited thing didn't know It." Her last reciue.it: "Mommy, If I die bury me In my formal." Russian Troops Finish Maneuvers in Germany Berlin Allied Informants said today Russian troops In Ger- many's Soviet wero completing large-scale summer maneuvers around Weimar and south of Dres- den and were returning to winter stations elsewhere In the none. They said the.se maneuvers liave, not been secret. chutes, made a belly landing In a cano field In the Cagayan Valley 100 miles northeast of Manlln, an cume. through comparatively un damaged. Cull Potato Ban in Effect Today, order ciiRO A potato marketing forbidding shipment of po tatoes falllnK to meet standarc grade .specifications of U. S. No. 2 or better was scheduled to go Into effect today in Michigan, Wiscon- sin, Minnesota and North Dakota The prohibition of the shipment of culls was recommended by the North Central Potato committee in marketing policy. To enforce the order, all shipments of potatoes from the four-slate urea will bo re- quired to be. Inspected by the fed- eral-state inspection .service. Begin Pegler's Column Tonight Beginning tonight on the Editorial page, the Republican- Herald starts publishing tho dally column of Wcstbrook Pcp- Icr. There's no pulling of punches in what Mr. rcglcr writes. He knows tho national scene and writes ol Us without thought of where the chips full, Mulco It u daily pleasure to read I'efflcr. Start with tonight's Column on 1'acrc C. Lake Fontchartaiin and small boats maintained a steady shuttle service n the inundated area carrying marooned families to safety. Sewage Contamination So far some families have been ferried to dry ground. Sheriff's Deputy John Williams said the wa- ters in some places were eight to jnlne feet deep. These same flood waters also carried the bodies of at least six persons. The coast guard brought in three from a swampy area around Lake Pontchartrain and (Continued on Page 12, Column 3) SOUTH 13 Killed In Minnesota, Wisconsin Spring Valley Man, lowan, Victims of Rochester Crash By The Associated Press Nine persons were killed in ac- cidents in Minnesota over the weekend, five of them in traffic ac- cidents. There were four accident fatalities in Wisconsin and two Mlnnesotans were killed In out-of- state mishaps. The dead: Charles Nordenstrom, 61, of Lit- tle Falls, and Mrs. Thomas Jezier-! ski, 62, of Foley, killed when the! Nordenstrom and Jezierski automo- biles collided on a county road seven miles north of Foley Sunday night. Mrs. Nordenstrom, 35, Jezierski, and Eileen Frazer, 15, the Nordenstrom's step-daughter, were brought to a St. Cloud hospital for treatment, but none was believed hurt serious- ly. The Jezierski car struck a telephone post after the collision. Ray. Dubryn, 27, killed Sunday night when the automobile in which he was a passenger overturned four miles north of New York Mills, pin- ning him underneath; Henry Lonke, 25, Superior, Wis., a brakeman for the Great Northern railroad, fatally injured when le stepped from a -caboose early Sunday, and plunged 30 feet over the side of a railway trestle at the ap- proach to the Grant mine in Buhl. Train Accident Engineer Peter McTle, St, Paul, killed when the engine of an Oma- ha railway passenger train bound Cabinet Food Committee Agrees on Export Program Chatting As They left a conference at the Agriculture department at Washington, D. C., today on American aid to Europe arc top government officials, left to right, Secretary of Army Kenneth Royall, Sec- retary of State George C. Marshall, Secretary of Agriculture Clinton P. Anderson and Secretary of Commerce W. Averell Harrlman. CA.P. Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) New Yorkers Grain Tumble Reversed; Butter Egg Features Down jThrong to Bier of La Guardia from St. to Omaha_overturnedAnderson annourjccd in a ditch near Union station. Raymond R. Bronner, 21, Cresc Iowa, and Earl Jones, 53, Sprin Valley, Minn., killed when the cars collided on highway G3 ne Rochester. Four other persons the cars were injured. Arnold Nepstad, 24, Minneapol: killed when he broke his neck in dive into Bass lake near Blue Ban where he and his'bride of a monl were having a delayed honeymoo "Mrs'; Frank Pollard, 75, St. Pau killed when she fell down a cellar stairs at a farm home near Pin City, Minn., where she was vlsitin Two Killed Elsewhere Two Mlnnesotans lost their live in out-of-state accidents, Mr Nellie M. Marshall, 64, Mlnneapoli dying to a head-on automobi crash at Dagoher, Okla., and Le Jacobson, 32, Two Harbors, Minn suffocating under an overturne ;ruck after It hurtled from th highway near Buffalo, N. D. Jacob son was buried under a load cement. The hortly St. Paul wreck before midnight occurre Saturda Harry Carey, Star in Silent Films, Dead Marry Carey Hollywood, Calif. Harry 3arey, 69, veteran screen actor and eadlng man of silent films, died Sunday. Tho portrayer of more than 300 movie roles died at his home at carby Brentwood, following'a short Iness. Gaining popularity as a hard- kling cowboy star In the early days f the motion picture industry, 'arcy was a native of New York city 'ho was never west of the Hudson vor until Hollywood beckoned in 910. Surviving are his widow, Olive olden, silent screen actress, and vo children, Harry Carey, Jr., and Irs. Ella Carey Taylor. and Omaha railway officials sal he derailment of the locomotiv and three baggage cars was due "foreign object" on the rails a a crossing near the high bridge. The fireman, A. B. Rahn, Minne .polls, and R. P. Moody, Siou> Falls, S. D., a passenger, were in ured but riot seriously. Most o he 150 passengers were shaken up An Investigation of the crash wa ,nder way today. Tour Dead In Wisconsin Accidents claimed at least fou lives in Wisconsin over the week end. Enlo Raphael Makela, 28, was in jured fatally yesterday when hi car struck a steel pipe railing on a bridge in Two Rivers. Coroner Theodore Teitgen said Makela diec of internal hemorrhages caused when -the pipe entered the floor- board of the car and pinned Makela jto the scat. Alfred Koplin, 57. Milwaukee, was killed Saturday night when he was struck by an automobile after lie had alighted from a bus on a Mil- waukee street. Edmund Hardy, 31, of Union Grove, was injured fatally yesterday when he fell from the roof of a two and a half story house. Frank Van Keuren, Eau Claire county, 'Was injured fatally last night when his car collided with another as he drove from a side- road near his farm onto a county road intersection. Plane Crash Near Hills, Minn., three persons escaped with minor Injuries when a light plane in which they were taking off from a runway here to- day struck the side of a ditch. Two of the occupants were identified as Jim Nelson, Hills, and Wally John- ion, Gracevllle, and the pilot was 'eported to be a North Dakotan, but his name was not obtained. Wings and landing gear of the plane were damaged, Vlanitowoc Strike Settled Manitowoc, month- ng strike of eight unions at the Manitowoc Shipbuilding Company and its affiliate, the Manitowoc Equipment Works, ended today with a joint announcement by company and A.F.L. ur.ion an agree- ment had been reached. Terms of the settlement were not announced. About employes of he two concerns struck August 21 after demands for a 12-cent an tour wage Increase, six paid holidays and a 12-day sick leave with pay annually were not met. cabinet food committee agreed today on future food exports they will recommend President; Truman, Secretary of Agriculture Clinton ________ e agree- ment to reporters, but declined to give any details. The food committee meeting was the first of a series of top admin- istration conferences, including a cabinet luncheon, on the general problem of how the United States can help Europe meet emergency needs this winter. A part of this question is this second one: Should Congress be called into special session to speed aid? The cabinet committee Is com- posed of Secretary of State Mar-i shall, Secretary of Agriculture An-j derson, and Secretary of Com- merce Harrimaii. Marshall declined to discuss the meeting except to say that he was satisfied with the results. Because of this year's short corn (Continued on Page 3, Column 3) CABINET New estimated New Yorkers filed through the Cathedral of St. John the Divine yesterday to pay their respects at the bier of their former mayor, Fiorcllo II. La Guardia, who died Satur- day morning at his Bronx home. He was 64. La Guardia, mayor for 12 years, was buried late today in Woodlawn cemetery after Bishop Charles K. Gilbert of the New York dtocese conducted the Episcopal service for the dead. Although no eulogy was in- cluded In the. funeral plans, tribute was paid to the colorful little public flirurc in radio pro- grams and in the more than messages of condolance re- ceived by his family. He was stricken by cancer of the pancreas last June. Weather FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and vicinity: Fair and continued cool tonight; low 38. Light tost only in deep valleys in the: rural areas. Generally fair and ness in 0. Minnesota: onight. Not west portion. loudlness and warmer with scat- ered light showers extreme north Increasing cloudiness so cold north and Tuesday increasing lortlon by evening. Wisconsin: Clear tonight, not Andresen Tells Swedes Europe Must Work Stockholm, Representa- tive August H. Andresen ol Red SfeSSK ness in the afternoon witn men Europea.ns here that the willingness of the American people to continue helping them depends on Europe's willingness to -work. At a well-attended press confer- ence in the office of the Swedish agricultural ministry, the Minne- sota congressman pointed out that America has paid more than In foreign aid since the end of the war, a clear demonstra- tion of the people's generosity. Menu Too Complete Andresen was accompanied by other congressmen. It was tnc Min nesota man who drew the almos exclusive attention of the Swedish press. Dagens Nyheter, leading morn- ing daily, said he "surprised every- one by talking fluent Swedish." Another paper described his firs' dinner in Sweden, at the Grand ,-jotcl, and went on to suggest that it boded ill for help to Sweden from America for the "menu loft nothing to be desired." High ranking members of the Swedish agricultural and com- liC'lmerce departments, with whom the congressional committee met at length, were also surprised at And- resen's quick grasp of agricultural .uite so cold northwest and some- vhat colder and heavy frost south ,nd. east 'portions. Freezing tem- perature northeast and east central ortlons. Tuesday generally fair nd warmer. LOCAL WEATHER Offlcial observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. Sunday: Maximum, 87; minimum, 58; noon. 7; precipitation, trace. Official observations for the 24 .ours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 80; minimum, 37; noon, 0; precipitation, trace; sun sets tor Ight at sun rises tomorrow t TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max. Min. Pet. emidji 48 hlcago 72 uluth 52 ntcrnationa.1 Falls. 46 :ansas City os Angeles liami tpls.-SL Paul lioenlx 'ashlngton 76 73 81 04 101 81 26 42 28 24 48 55 7G 35 .73 .01 DAILV RIVER BULLETIN Flood Stage 24-hr Stage Today Change ed Wing....... 14 2.4 ake City........ 6.3 12 3.4 run 4, T. W. 4.1 am 5, T. W. 2.3 am 5A, T, W. 3.2 Inona (C.P.) .13 5.4 am 6, Pool 10.2 am C, T. W. 4.1 akota. (C.P.) 7.r> am 7, Pool..... fl.5 am 7, T. W..... 1.7 j. Crosse 12 4.6 -I- .1 .1 .1 Tributary Streams economics. Keels A mass of Off Figures statistics nbout the Swedish situation was handed com- mittee members by Eric EnR'.und, agricultural attache to the Ameri- can legation, when the army plane carrying the. committee landed at Bromma airport. Englund said Andresen reeled off figures on the Swedish economy down to the last decimal which the Swedish participants in the conference kept verifying by referring to their reports. Andresen talked directly with Swedish farmers about their prob- cms. The problem, nsido from the general European drought, is chief- Hoover Outlines Program Against Mass Starvation New York Herbert Hoove said last night that the 1947 worl harvest may yield as little as tha of 1945 and he outlined steps nccde if large areas of the world are tc be from? mass starvation." A doctor and nurse accompa- nied the lormerj president to the Madison Square arden meeting. His secretary ex- plained that Hoover had not felt well for sev- eral days but was 'all right now." The meeting in behalf ot German relief was spon- Herbert Hoover sored by the American Friends Service committee, the Labor League 'or Human Rights CAJPX.) and jutheran World Relief, Inc. A pokesman for the sponsors said Hoover appeared against the advice 3f his physician. Grim Food Year "Due to the failure of agricultural ecovery in Europe and Asia, to- jcther with, devastating droughts a other parts of. the. world includ- ng the American corn crop the icxt 12 months will be a grim ood Hoover said. A "disastrous decrease' 'of 00 tons of coarse grains was pre- icted by Hoover. This, he said, ?ould be partly by a 00 increase in bread nd rye. Hoover who had toured Europe earlier this year to survey the food situation, at the request of Presi- dent Truman, said that his outline I of world food prospects did not in- 'elude Russia. But he added: "Rus- sia has had some, crop improvement. We hope it is enough to supply the satellite states." Bread Grains as Feed The situation, Hoover said, calls for these steps: 1. American farmers "must resist the natural tendency" to feed bread grains to animals at a time when coarse grains are scarce. "In this world emergency we must give the preference to human beings." he said. 2. "Unnecessary human consump- tion and waste of food" must be stopped. Hoover ndded that "sucht measures, in order to secure the best results, must be largely voluntary. 3. The world deficit can be met 'only if we have full cooperation from the other surplus-producing countries and drastic control of dis- tribution and elimination of black markets in the deficit countries." 4. Price Increases which he said could "be very largely ascribed to over-exports of food" have compli- cated the situation. "The remedies 'or price increases lie in handling of exports with an eye to keeping down, in the stoppage of speculation and hoarding and, ubovc all. In decreasing unnecessary con- comption and Hoover said. Chippcwa at Durand 1.6 Zumbro at Theilman. 2.2 Buffalo above Alma ____ 2.0 Trempealeau at Dodge. 0.6 Black at Nelllsville 2.8 Black at Galesville La Crosse at W. Salem 1.5 Root at Houston 5.4 .3 RIVER FORECAST (From Hastings to Guttcubcrg-) Except for a slight fall In the section above Lake Pepln during the next 24 hours, there will be no material change In the stages throughout this district until heavy rain occurs. -1 y a shortage of farm workers caused by an exodus to the high of tlie cities, similar to the .5 United States experience. 16 Nations Pledge Selves To Program Condensation of Marshall Plan Goals Released By Louis Ncvin r.iris Western Europfl pledged itself to a program of self- help today and asked the United States to send it un- der a four-year Marshall plan as a means of averting economic "catas- trophe." This program, the participating IS nations declared, could enable Eu- rope "to make her full contribution to the welfare of the world." The request was made In H Zd.CQO- word document which will tc dis- patched to Washington after its signing here today by representa- tives of tlie 16 nations which map- ped their economic -wants in Rus- sian-boycotted conferences held here for 70 days. Only a summary was made public today: the text is scheduled for publication next week- end, Summary Released "The American people, through their government and their Con- gress, will consider this program and determine whether the means can be found of supplying the summary said. "If noth- ing is done, a catastrophe will de- velop as stocks become exhausted." The report outlined a four-point self-help program "aimed at put- ting Europe on its feet by the end of 1. A strong production effort by each country. 2. The creation of internal financial stability. 3. Ma x i m u m cooperation among the 16 countries. 4. A solution of their trading deficit with, the American con- tinent, particularly by exports. As part of the production effort, the conference envisaged: 1. Grain production on- a prewar basis, with increases above the pre- war standard in potatoes, sugar, oils and fats. 2. Coal production above the 1938 evel and one-third higher than 1947 tannage. 3. Electrical generating at 166 per icnt, oil refining at 250 per cent and teel at 120 per cent In terms of 1938 porductlon. 4. Inland transport facilities to arry one-fourth more than In 1938. 5. Restoration of prewar merchant fleets by 1951. The 16 nations expressed belief Europe could produce most of tht machinery and other capital equip- ment needed for the expansion pro- gram outlined, and added: "The various countries have un- etaken to use ail their efforts to evelop their national production in rder to achieve these targets." Depends on Congress A British. Royal Air force plane 'aitcd to take the report to Wash- jigton to be put before Secretary of. tate George C. Marshall. Marshall Jivited Europe to draw up a blue- rint for its own recovery witti aid in a Harvard unl- ersity commencement speech last une 5. Delegates to the conference show- d uncertainty over what might appen to their report. They admit- ed they realized that the last word ested with the U. S. Congress and that Congress, to meet in January, not get around to the matter until spring. They had heard some merlcan officials talk of devisine interim means of aid. Nations that helped draw It up ere Britain, France, Austria, Bel- um, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Ire, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Den- orfc, Switzerland. Italy, Portugal, recce and Turkey. Spain was not vltcd. Eastern European nations :med down Invitations. Flys Atlantic London A robot-controlled B-17 of the United States army air force flew the Atlantic from New- foundland today and landed at n Royal Air force airdrome at Brizc Norton, Oxfordshire, an authorita- tive source said. Steel Flown to fCaiser's Factory Buffalo, N. cargo ilanes ferried bnck and forth be- ween Buffalo and Detroit early one naming last week to deliver a rush order of pounds of steel to keep a Detroit automobile manu- facturer's production lines in opera- jtlon. The shipment, from the Bcthlc- liem Steel Company's nearby Lack- awanna plant, was delivered at the I Kaiser-Prazcr Corporation's Willow Run plant, where steel supplies had been exhausted the afternoon be- fore. The shipment, In six flights, en- abled the Detroit plant to open on schedule. )ecision Against Liquor Stock Taxes Appealed Madison, Ws_ Attorney General John Martin filed an appeal with the state supreme court today from a decision of Circuit Judge Edward J. Gehl, West Bcud. holdms that liquor stocks on hand July 25 were not taxable under a new law passed by the 1947 legislature. Taft Heading For Washington Lake Tahoc, Xcv. Senator Robert Taft (R.-Ohlol heads for politically untested Washington state today after receiving assur- inces from Republican loaders that he had made some new friends by a weekend spent In Nevada. Taft, resting here before taking a train for Seattle tonight, was credited by Senator Malone CR.- Nev.) with having made "a good repression" on Republicans who heard a Saturday night speech In Reno and others who conferred with the Ohioan later. Taft will meet with representatives ol the Republican clubs of Kings county (Seattle) tomorrow night und will speak twice there Wednes- day.   

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