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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 1, 1947, Winona, Minnesota                                w EATHER Mn.tlr cloudy, Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Press y our Newapaper 8erven Freedom by Serrinc Too Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations 'OLUME 47. NO. 191 WEDNESDAY EVENING, OCTOBER I, 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY EIGHTEEN PAGES Truman Asks U. S. to E Bread at nnnl'5ts Ior tltlc of Plalnvlcw Fal1 Festival Queen. The contest was hold during a dance intermission p k'" Bltlttncr' Eleanor Flrzlaff, Carmen Whltcomb, Ruth Senst, Eleanor Cutting, Mlllvllle; Queen Buck: row. li-ft to right. nro Florence Walch. Jcanlne Schnd. Donna Krocnlng, Adeline Rhodey, Gerixldinc Funke, Theilman; Ruth Heaser, p-s Lelsen, Mlnnclakq; Elaine Wchra and Marie Pubbcls. Republican -Hcrala photos Some Prices Drop From Record Peak Only Butter Lower Than Last Year's Level By The Associated TTCJM Prices of some foods, after reach- ing record peaks set nftcr tho First World war, have declined to some extent, but several Important ones meat, corn and remained at or near their highest levels today. In contrast to some, sheep prices have fallen to the season's low. A survey by The Associated Press of the trend of major food and com- modity prices In the last three months showed divergent results. Butter and eprg prices have de- clined substantially from recent peaks of tho past week or two. but cocoa was at an all-time high. Poultry prices varied, wholesale quotations having dropped but re- tall costs remained near the top. Here is a brief summary of som recent price trends: July 1 the December future, now the nearby contract was at a high of a bushe nt Chicago, rose to by mid- July, dropped to J2.32X on fuly 18 itnd fluctuated within that range until it declined to ?i July 30 Then the price continued upward quite consistently to Septem- ber 15, fell back to Sep- tember 20 and reversed again yes- terday to a new seasonal high of September 20, 1040. Jan- uary wheat (no December contract at that time) was quoted at December contract started nt a high of on July Yanks Pull Ahead in Close Second World Series Battle SCORE BY INNINGS 4 1 1 1 1. moved fairly consistently higher to U on duly 10, and dropped Vicwinp At Close Range their selection as queen of the Plainview Fall Festival are above left to right, Lawrence Lunde, Lake City, recent commander of District 1, Minnesota American Legion; H. D. Cory, Winona, elected District 1 commander in the 1930 Plainview convention; Queen. Jean Roen, 20, Hamline university Junior, find A. J. Lcntfcr, Rochester, flrst District 1 commander. 10 11 12 B. H. "vEirly Innings Featured by Extra-Base Hits By Jack Hand Yankee Stadium, New The New York Yankees forged ahead of the Dodgers, 5-2, after five innings in the se'cond World series contest before another ca- pacity crowd of around Dixie Walker hit a home run into the right field seats leading off tho fourth inning. Despite The Cold Breezes of early morning, Miss Goldle Sugar- man, Springfield, Mass., Was In line for a bleacher seat in the second game of the World scries at Yankee stadium In New York today. With a blanket wrapped around her, she gets a drink of hot coffee from Edwin Klugcr, who did a rushing business. (A.P. Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) Solons Barred From Soviet Ask Screening of Reds Here By Donald Sanders Wanhlnicton A curt back to two days Inter. By July 23 the price wan Sl.OlVi and then moved with fluctuations but ccneraHy sharply upward to one month later. On August :C the price slipped to but by September 10 had soared to tho seasonal high. The con- tract then fell back to September 17 and had returned to today. On September 30. 1946, January corn in Chicago was July 1 good and choice steers and yearlings in Chi- cago ranged narrowly between and the latter price being about the market top. Since tho the trend has been strongly upwarc (Continued on TIIRO 3, Column 4 fusal by Russia to let 12 senators visit Moscow brought demands by two Congress members today for a tougher policy on admitting Soviet cltlxens to this country. I chairman of the committee, declared the incident raises the question of how much, longer the United Play fay Play Story of Game Dodgers: Stanky took two called strikes then looked over the next three balls and finally went down swinging. Reynolds needed only four pitches to strike out Robinson who also went down swinging. Reis- er swung at .the first pitch and filed to Lindell in left. No runs, no hits, no errors, none left. Yankees: Stlrnwelss lined Lom- bardi's flrst pitch to right field for Jghtning Strikes Denver Squad, Cills Grid Player lightning bolt struck in the midst of the university football squad yes- terday, killing a 17-year-old player and knocking four others unconscious. The lightning killed Ken Mc- Caulcy. Jr., son of the superin- tendent of schools at La. Junta, Colo. 7ive Railroad Unions Ask 30% Wage Increase .Chicago A' formal demand for a 30 per cent wage Increase for I more than. members of five operating: railroad brotherhoods lias been made by the unions on the nation's carriers. The notices tor the hike in wages, with a minimum boost' of a day, set in motion the machinery of the national railway labor net under which disputes in the industry ore handled. Rejection of1 the wage demand by the individual railroads was ex- pected and would result In arrange- ments for negotiations on a nation- wide basis. The carriers' wage con- ference committee, representing the country's railroads, said granting the wage boost would add Jean Roen Crowned Plainview Fall Festival Queen Huge Crowd Sees Parade As Highlight of Today's Program By Staff Writer Plainview, Minn. Petite 20-year-old Jean Roen, a junior at Hamline university, St. Paul, was crowned queen of the Plain- view Fall Festival over 15 contestants In judging and coronation: ceremonies during the Royal ball intermission Here last night. The festival is sponsored by the Plainview Commercial club. Miss Keen, daughter of Mrs. Stella Roen was sponsored by the March Studio, owned by Frank Mrachek, formerly of Winona. Her attendants, second and-third-places-winners in the con- test, respectively, arc the Princesses Florence Walch, 20. sponsored by the Plainview Boy Scouts, and Teresa Lelsen, 18, 1947 graduate if Winona's Cathedral High school, ponsorcd by the Ijakeslde Packing Company. Princess Florence, daughter of VIr. and Mrs. Arnold Walch, Flarn- icw, is a physical education, teach- r at the Plainview High, school. J 'rinccss Teresa, a resident of y-, ft .eiska, is employed in the office I if) 1T1 Austerity Rules Effective Today he Lakeside Packing Company hcri The judging, during the opcnin ight dance attended by 700 persons by three past district com mnders of the American Legion, A Lentfer, chairman, Rochester; H D. Cory, Winona, and Lawrcnc bascd fon0ws: Poise points, personality 20 points, to rail transportation City.' Their selection annually. Rule Alterations In addition to the pay raise mand, the operating representing the engineers, firemen, conductors, trainmen and switch- The newly selected queen -wa: men, also have made demands for Presented with a huge bouquet o changes in 44 working rules, S rt of Winona business- proval of the changes, railroad mon ana the Winona Association pokesmen said, would add Commerce. annually to operating costs. Other queen candidates and their sending to third. Jorgensen made a fine )lckup on Llndell's bouncer to his States will permit "indiscriminate admission or Soviet subjects and sympathizers." Screen Senator Dworshak (R.-Idaho) TRICES Minnesota Auto Accidents Claim Two Victims By The Associated Press Autos took two more liven In Min- nesota Tuesday and last night, with a woman victim beheaded In one mi.ihup. Highway Patrolmen wild Lllllnn Bcchcs was decapitated wlien n car driven by Leo Uurks .struck tile rear end of a truck loaded with steel poles on highway 55 near Maple Laic, where mishap lived. all Involved In the Mrs. Durks was hos- pitalized nt St. Cloud while Clifton Leppc. the truck driver, and Durks wrre only r-UKhlly injured, officials Raid. In Minneapolis, Joseph Wllcnsky, 77 u tnllor. bcciimt: Uiat city's 40th traffic victim of tho year when he was struck by n cur as ho alighted from a streetcar. Police said Carl J. Engcbrct-TOn, ID. who said he had fulled to f-eo Wllcniiky, hnd been charged with carclesa driving. The Soviet foreign ministry de- n member of the group, told a re dined to Issue visas either for "i6 Icnst, bc bers of tho Senate appropriations committee or John Peurlfoy, as- sistant secretary of state, to make an inspection of the U. S. embassy The explanation to Ambassador Walter Bedell Smith was: "Inasmuch as the U.S.S.R. is not considered n country that could bo made the subject of an Investiga- tion on tho part of the vilsting senators, we do not consider their trip to bo suitable." Senator Bridges (R.-N, H.) I careful scrutiny of any such ad missions in the future. "I understand there are abou. Russians in this Dworshnk. said. "I wonder what they are investigating." Bridges disclosed that the indivi- dual senators applied for Russian visas during their preparations for a European trip to start next week Ambassador Smith cabled back word that the applications were denied, as well as one from Peurl- foy, who will accompany the sen- ators. Loss in Oshkosh Fire Oshkosh, shop, an exclusive women's dress and ?lft storo and tea room in tho Osh- cosh residential section, was badly damaged by fire last night, Plro Chief Leo airen.i said the loss would bo "upwards of Tho damage was confined to the nterlor of the three-story frame converted residential building. Gtr- nK said the.loss was about 00 per ent on the contents and 50 to GO 3er cent on the building. Frank tcln, owner of the establishment, was unable to give a complete esti- mate on tho damage to tho stock. Glrons .ordered six companies to ho scene of tho blaze. Tho chief aid the fire apparently started in n oil burner, the flro doors of rtiich were blown off. Records of the company In an eft, and started a double play with a flip to Stankey at second who re- ayed to Robinson ahead of Lindell. Sttrnwciss scored on the play. Ltn- dell was not credited with a run batted in. Di Mafrgio blazed single off Reese's glove, 'the short jstop slowing up the smash which rolled into short left. McQuinn worked the count to three and tw and-went clown .swinging. One run three hits, no errors, one left. SECOND INNING Dodgers: Walker swung at a threi and two pitch' and lined to Dl Mag Elo in straight, center. Johnson raced over near the boxes deep be- hind third base to camp under Her- manski's high foul fly. Reynolds throw three straight balls to Ed- wards, worked the count to three and two, and after Bruce fouled one offl, the part Indian hurlcr fanned lim on the next pitch. No runs, no lits, no errors, none left. Yankees: Walker backed up in [ront of the right field stands to inul in Johnson's long fly. Jorgen- here next Tuesday. Union spokes men said the wage demand will b "dealt with agresslvely" when no gotlations on the rule change open. Shock Bridges said the refusal of a visa to Peurifoy "came distinct shock to State department officials and members of Congress" because he is in charge of the operation of U. S. embassies throughout the world. The Ruslans denied entry last, year to three House members as- signed to study education and labor conditions in the Soviet union, but gave a more tactful reason: Hotel son came In fast to scoop up to's bunt down the third baseline and with an underhand throw to Irst nipped tho fleet shortstop for he out. Berra hit the first pitch 11 the ground to Stanky who easily ;ossed him out. No runs, no hits, no errors, none left. THIRD INNING Dodgers: After working the count o three nnd two, Reese walked 011 a low Inside pitch. Jorgcnson nmack- cd Reynolds' second pitch on a line directly at Henrich who rnadi. i wij. t, WUJJKWO, tiiit; JAOUU   Beauty shop; Ruth 1 Heaser, Timrn's Ladles shop; Geral- dine Theilman, People's Co- operative Oil association; Marie Dubbcls, Elgin; Elaine Wehrs, Re- gan Motors; Jeanine Schad, Plain- view Cooperative Creamery associa- tion; Adeline Rhodey, Wabasha County Telephone Company; Don- na Krocnlng, Lance Cleaners; Dor- othy Parker, Elgin Farm Bureau, and Eleanor PJralnir, PJninvicw Am- erican Legion post. Tho Winoiin. Municipal band led the line of march in this morn- ing's Grand Fall Festival Parade which contained 49 units and three Living- Cost Cited s The wage Increase, union spokes- men said, wns "compulsory due to the skyrocketing Jiving costs." They said their last pay boost was in May, 194C. Their new wage de- mand calls for the 30 per cent boost to become effective November 1 Carrier spokesmen said the woekl> earnings of operating employes aver- age now compared with S4S in 1939. The wage demand by the operat- ing group followed the recent; award of cents an hour wage increases granted nonopcratiiiB workers by an arbitration board named under the national railway abor aet. Carrier spokesmen said the effect of tlie award was to in- crease rail labor costs an estimated a ycnr. The railroads have pending bc- ore the Interstate Commerce com- mission a request for a 27 per cent divisions. Topping decorated By Robert Hewett London Life in this little isle" became tighter today with the enforcement of new government austerity measures that virtually banned foreign holiday travel, wiped out gasoline rations for pleasure mo- toring and boosted railway fares 50 per cent above prewar levels. Limited direction of labor goes into effect next Monday under an- other decree issued by the Labor government, which recently obtained ffom Parliament almost unlimited powers to combat Britain's economic crisis. The new Cut in Use Of Grain As Feed Urged Bushel Saving Per Person Goal in 'Waste Less' Drive Tru- man today asked the American peo- ple to eat Jess-bread and thus help save bushels of grain for European aid. He also asked feeding of grain to livestock. Addressing the first meeting of his citizens' food committee at the White House, Mr. Truman exhorted.: "We must get prices down and help hungry people to other coun- tries at the same time." Mr. Truman said the savins cd of each individual is "actually very small." "One bushel of grain saved by every American in the next few months will do the he said. Responding for the 26-member committee. Chairman Charles Luck- man, reported that thousands of (letters offering voluntary help poured upon the committee since Its creation lost Thursday. "Mr, President, the people or America have never Tailed In accomplishment of any Luck- mn.ii said. "They will not fall in this war on hunger. On their behalf we pledge you our most earnest en- deavors." The savings of food here at Is only one phase of the administra- tion's program to help Europe, Be- fore the food can be sent there. Con- gress must approve funds, either loans or gifts, with which Europon nations can buy it. Aid Mr. Truman has proposed as stop-gap aid and asked that key congressional committees meet as soon as possible to consider it. The committees are the Senate relations, House foreign affairs and Senate and House appropriations bodies. Mr. Truman made the request in- Monday and today public n. letter scot to chairmen of- tho committees. "Time is of critical importance to tills Mr. Truman wrote, "and I earnestly hope that arrange- ments can be made for your committee at an early date." The committees are ar- rangements to convene in Novem- ber in response to the pica that such aid must be forth- coming if France and Italy are to survive as free and independent nations. In Ills remarks to the food com- mittee, Mr. Truman described the United States as "a granary of hope" as well as a granary of bread. Western Europe must cut its ra- tions "below the danger point" un- less bigger grain shipments are sped to them, he said. Apart from humanitarian consid- erations, he went on, it is essential (Continued on Pare 3, Column 6) TRUMAN Weather measures that became effective today, two days after 3y cloudy and warmer. Low tonight the while Plainview and silver Commercial club Boat was brown-tressed, green- eyed Queen Jean. She wore a white net gown and carried 18 red roses. Prime Minister Clement Attlce be- gan his long-expected cabinet shake- up, are part of the government's )rogrnm to slash dollar spending and ncreose production in the hope of erasing the nation's grave cxport- mport deficit by mid-1948. Vacation Rush An advance warning that after October 1 Britons would no longer c nble to. exchange sterling for orelgn currencies to spend on olidnys abroad brought a lost va- ation rush to the continent and the J. S. during September. Up to September 1 Britons could pend 75 pounds yearly in foreign pleasure travel. Then the allowance was cut to 35 pounds FEDERAL FORECAST For Winona and vicinity: Mostly cloudy and warmer tonight with oc- casional light rain. Thursday part- and now It vanishes com- pletely. Beginning- today the "basic petrol tfiss Roen was surrounded on the I which permitted automobile lont by the oUicr queen candidates, i owners about 300 miles of pleasure Miss Roen will enter the Firci driving a month, will be eliminated Queen competition at the Febi'U.ir Paul Winter Carnival and wi: ic sponsored by the Plainview Com mercial club. Following Winona's band in th 'aradc were Boreas X and hi increase in freight rates. The car- 3UOCP the Snows of the St. Pau iers' wage conference committee i Carnival. Other parade feature aid the request -gave no decorated floats, th ideration to the wage demand Tuesday or t ule changes. and' to the demand for 44 i CO'PS- "le Chatfie d. Lake Cit> PJuJnvlcw high school bands. accommodations and other facilities Ithe catcn without moving. Di Mag- fflco on tho third floor wcro not' amaged. I were scarce because of the war. Dworshak 'said he didn't want to "condemn" the Soviet, but he added "It Is difficult to cultivate understanding and good will with a country that has such perverted Ideas." Another member of the commit- tee. Senator Brooks said tho Russian action "should be a warning to the members of Con- gress and the American people not to support any government that docs not guarantee individual hu- man freedoms." gio sauntered" to his right and pulled down Lombardi's high fly Stanky swung and missed Rey- nolds' first pitch and Reese lit out for second and made a clean steal of the bap coming in ahead of Bcn-a's high toss. Stanky hit the next pitch past the box over second base but Stlrnwelss scooted over fast and made a glittering stop of the ball holding Stanky to an in- field single and preventing Reese from going further than third. (Continued on Tasrc 3, Column WORLD SERIES Minnesota Bans jraziano Bouts St. Paul Minnesota today had joined the states which have barred Rocky Graziano, middlc- welglit boxing champion, from com- peting in bouts or giving sparring exhibitions within their borders. The state athletic commission voted unanimously yesterday to pro- hibit Graziano from appearing in Minnesota. -'Grazlano's representa- tives had been negotiating, for ex- hibition bouts at Duluth and St. Pnul. The vote was taken on informa- tion furnished by the Illinois athle- tic commission regarding Graziano's war record. All Plainview stores and bu.sl j nesses closed for the parade, as die local schools. Prizes were awardcc the best decorated floats. At 1 Service m. Winona Flying put on an show in- cluding formation Hying, spins loops, sna-prolls and other stunts Attending bands then gave a con- cert. The Plainview fire department demonstrated three different fire fighting techniques behind the Hoist Grocery at 3 p. m. Other events on tap for the day were George Crlm's talk on "Europe a report of observations lie made on his recently-completed round-the-world trip. The second Fall Festival dance takes place at p. m. today in the hlglr school auditorium with Henry Burton's bond, Winona; playlng. and gasoline will be reserved in the future solely for priority purposes as it was during most of the war Railroad Fare Up Travel is expected to be restricted further by the fourth increase in railroad passenger fares and freight rates since 1339. The latest increase, averaging 1GI25 per cent over pres- 40; high Thursday 64. cloudy and somewhat warmer tonight with oc- casional light rain south and east portion. Thursday portly cloudy and warmer. and warmer tonight with occasional rain south, and west portion. Warmer Thurs- day. Clearing south and west, showers northeast portion. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at noon today: Maximum, 50; minimum, 34; noon. 5G; precipitation, none; sun sets to- night at sun rises tomorrow at TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max. Min. Prec. Bemidji 51 41 Denver 79 45 DCS Moines 53 42 Kansas City 60 50 Los Angeles .........76 56 Miami 81 74 New Orleans.........82 65 New York 61 39 Phoenix.............100 67 Washington 59 38 .13 .24 .02 .07 f VLi. JJi _ i ent fnrcs, was attributed to rising y labor and maintenance costs. itenas Freight rate increases also result- DAILY RIVER BULLETIN Flood Stage 24-hr. Stage Today Change Red Wing Dam 4. T.W. Onm 5, T.W. 12 ed in .increases in the government- regulated prices for coal, i'w- from six pence (ten cents) to J. im n t-nn .Dam 6, Pool (Sl.20) a ton. The direction of labor decree re- quires Uiat after next Monday al employers are forbidden to advertise 'or workers and must do all hiring through government labor ex- changes. Men between the ages of and 50, and' women from 18 to 10, who become unemployed must :cek new work through the labor :xclmngcs, have power to direct them into essential indus- rles. The present order, which exempts rofcssional workers and women aring for children-under 15, makes no provision for taking workers out f jobs deemed unessential and put- tog them into more vital industries, ut Minister of Labor George Isaacs1 old the problem is being considcred.4due to gate operation. 2.4 6.0 3.2 4.2 2.6 3.3 S.4 10.1 4.2 7.4 1.3 4.9 Tributary Streams 23 2.5 2.3 St 3.1 2.3 Dam 6, T.W. Dakota Dam 7, Pool Dam 7, T.W. La Crosse 12 Chippewa at Durand. Zumbro ftt Theilman. Buffalo above Alma... Trempealeau at Dodge Black at NeillsvlIJe... Black at Galesvllle... La Crosse at W. Salem 1.8 Root at Houston .1 .1 -r .1 .1 JZ J. RIVER FORECAST (From Hastings to Gnttcnberc) During the next 48 hours there will be no important changes in the stages throughout this district ex- cept for a slight rise at dam No. 10,   

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