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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 3, 1947, Winona, Minnesota                                w EATHER {'loud? y our Frwdont by Servlnr You Full Leased Wire Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of VOLUME 47, NO. 193 WJNONA. MINNESOTA. FRIDAY EVENING. OCTOBER 3. 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY SIXTEEN PAGES INW. i Direct Government Grain Buying Seen Minneiska Man Killed By Train John Jaskola, 36, Dies Under on Track Here John Jaskola, 3c: war veteran', nnd Mlnnclska farm laborer, was: ktllert early today when n Chicago, North Western railway freight train ran over his bcxly on a switch Mdinn. The severed body was Identi- fied by a brother, Roman Juakola, Winona. The time of the death, which occurred on the switch tracks ut the foot of Main street, has been set at about a. m. Henry Parks, 119 West Mark street, an employe' of the Hodglns Transfer Company, reported find- ing of the body to police fit a. m. The transfer company has office on Second street near the tracks. Crew KcporLi A Chicago North Western switching crew told police that they had "picked up a string of cars" sit the Bay State mill at a. m. and had pushed them onto the north siding next to the Center street entrance to Levee park. The cars were on the siding only n r-hort while, the crew said, when the engine hooked onto the front and pulled the freight cars from the north siding to 11 second siding. At 4-30 o'clock they sultl they fin- ished the switching work nnd went to get a cup of coffee. At the time the cars were switched onto the north glcllng the switch was clear, the crew said. Therefore, Jaskola must navo been killed shortly after when the curs were pulled from the Biding. His body was found lying near the switch. In reconstructing tho death, au- thorities said Juskola apparently started to walk out of Levee park to go south on Main street. 2nd Car Hit Him At the entrance to Levee" park, Just norUi_aJU.lho north, railroad Hiding, JftxXdltt apparently stumbled and fell beneath the train which was moving over the siding. Police have determined that the second car back of the engine was the iirrt car to run over tho body. It is also possible, authorities said, that Jaskola started to crawl under the cars, which were block- ing the crosswalk whilo the train was standing still, and just as he- started under, the train etarted moving. Robert Tweedy, Wlnono coun- ty coroner, who was called, said death was accidental, and added that no inquest will be held. Employed at the Calvin Ncsler farm. Mlnnclska, Jaskola was not married. Ills parents are dead. A former resident of Arcadia, Jnskola. is survived by three broth- ers. Stanley and Roman, Winona, and Loo, Trcmpealenu, and a sister, Mrs. Anton Orulkowskl. Wauman- dee. Funeral arrangements ure being completed. Man Killed When Car Is Blown Up In Tennessee r.loH-ah. B. Ivlns, county political figure was killed and his six-year-old grand- son, Dncny Ivlns, wns Injured to- dav when their nutomoblle was blown up. They were tnken to n hospital at Athens, and Ivlns died there. Yankee Extra-Base Artists Take 2-1 Lead by End of 6th Inning m 1 TTT_ SCORE BY INNINGS Taylor's Walk Forces in First New York Tally By Jack Hand Ebbcts Field, New York Yankees lengthened their lead to 2-1 over Brooklyn today jit the end of six Innings in their fourth World series meeting. Play by Play Story of Game 1 FIRST INNING Yankees: Stlrnweiss smacked the first pitch on a line Into left fleld for a single. Hal Gregg imme- diately began warming up in the Dodger bullpen. Heinrlch lined a single Into centerfleld, Stlrnwelss stopping at second. Berra grounded sharply to Robinson who threw to Army Probe Clears Lee's Command 'Some Errors' Acknowledged by Investigators The army high command todoy acknowledged "errors" in the Italian theater command, but labeled as a "wholly erroneous picture" a Serlpps-Hownrd columnist's charges of mistreatment ol enlisted men- and high living by officers under Lieutenant General John C. H. Lee. Making public the results of an investigation touched of J by Writer Robert C. Ruark's charges, the army released: (1) A report from snarpjy to xiuumsuu wuu uin.w Ti-i T Wvche army Reese covering second in an Geneial Iia T wycne aiiny tempted force play but Reese drop- inspector Reneral, d hnii fnr an and all found only "minor discrepancies ped the ball for an error and all hands wore safe. Robinson was credited with an assist. DC Maggie walked on four straight pitches, Stlrmveiss crossing Lhu plate as the bases remained loaded. That was all for Taylor and Hal Gregg, an- and (2) A memo- randum from General Dwiljht D. Elsenhower, chief of staff, and (3) A memorandum from Secretary of the Army Kenneth C. Royall approving Wyche's report. A I R PLANES TO INGOTS N. Hwnmond (left) of Norfolk, and LI. J. W. Munson the fishlcr Eisler, Wife Ordered Arrested For Deportation Hollywood Hollywood ROHB Eisler, wife, have been ordered arrested for deportation proceedings on the basis of testimony last week before the House committee on un-Ameri- can activities, Committee Chairman J. Pamell Thomas (B.-N. an- nounced In Washington last night. Tho committee said warrants lor their arrest were issued by the Justice department's immigration service. There was no word from the tr. S. marshal's office here as to whether the warrants had been been received here or whether an attempt had been made to serve them on the Elslers who live at the exclusive nearby beach com- munity of Mnllbu. Deportation Kecommendcd The House- committee referred the Eisler case to the Justice de- partment a week ago, recommend- ing that the Hollywood composer be prosecuted on perjury and pass- port fraud charges nnd then de- ported to his native Germany. The committee, wound up hearings In Washington with a report that even "The most casual investiga- tion would hiivo exposed Eisler beyond the shadow of a doubt as an mtornuUomil communist ugent." Tait Heads for Ohio After Stumping Tour En Route Bart With Senator Robert A. Tart headed home for Ohio today satisfied he has succcded In dramatizing to the the record, of tho Republican Congress' but still publicly un- decided about the personal'political results involved. Capping a stumping tour with a stinging attack in Cas- per, Wyo., on President Truman's Democratic administration, Taft set out by train for Cincinnati and conferences with Representative Brown (R.-Ohio) which the Ohio senator's popped high to Reese at shortstop, the runners holding their bases. Behrman began warming up In the Dodger bullpen. Johnson rapped into a lightning double play, Reese to Stanky to Robinson.1 One run, future political course. Brown, as campaign manager for Taft in the latter's role as Ohio's "favorite has been canvassing the rest of the country while Taft was making appearances in Wyo- ming, Idaho, Nevada, Washington, At Entered In 1040 the Elslcr's Mullbu home It reported the couple had "gone out to dinner" last night and by a lute hour they had not returned. An attorney who represented Eisler previously. Ben Margolls, said he anticipated that arrangements Would be made for the Elslers to "surrender themselves to the proper authorities." The order for the arrest of the Bisters was learned by the com- was on member u v....-u tried several months! mlttcc yoslcrcliiy when a letter of Maying received from T. B. Shoemukcr, of n well-known, acting commissioner of the imml- fiimlly. The ended migration service. Badger Lutheran Leagues to Meet other righthander, replaced him on Ruark Comments the mound. Di. Magglo was credit-1 whose original iu-ticles ed with a run baited In. published last summer. Issued the following statement in New York; "I have seen the army's report of its investigation of my charges against Lieutenant General J. C. H. Lee, and I Intend to study the report thoroughly before replying. In my own good lime I will have the necessary answer to the army's findings in the case." In brief, Wyche's report was that the matters Runrk complained about were, when true, isolated in- stances. He said Ruark "took a few facts, half-facts, rumors and untruths which he accepted as facts, and molded them into arti- cles that carry implications of two hits, one error, two left. Dodgers: Stanky worked the Tho an- nual two-day convention of the Wisconsin Lutheran Leagues of the American Lutheran church win open here tomorrow. count to three and two and tncn drew a walk. On a hit and run play, Reese rapped through tide box but Stlrnweiss made a nice gloved- hand stop behind second base and threw to first to get the hitter as Stanky slid safely into second. John- son slipped, fleldinir Robinson's bounding ball, but recovered in time and threw him out at first as Stan- jky held ..second. After throwing a I strike, Sevens walked Walker with four straight balls. Hermnnski Toulefl to Johnson near the third base Jleld boxes. No runs, no hits, no errors, two left. SECOND INNING Yankees: Reese backed up for Lin- dell's hopper and threw him out at gross maladministration theater by General Leo of and the his Errors About, 400 delegates are expected to (CoBttauea on PaRe. 3, Column attend. Gas Explosion Burns Fatal to City Woman WORLD SERIES Weather FEDERAL FORECAST For Winoiia and and somewhat warmer tonight; low 58. Generally fair and mild Satur- day; high 78. Elsenhower, commenting on the "errors" uncovered, singled out "un- due pressure" by commanders on subordinates to join fraternal or- .tior.s, In the "neglectful conduct" occasionally by some officers in requiring chauf- feurs to "wait unconscionably long hours to suit the social convenience national home. of tne officers." Both Elsenhower and Royall agreed that no action is called for beyond what has been Minnesota: Partly cloudy tonightllng the attention of the command Oregon nnd California. He said the Republican record consisted'of "carrying out the man- date of the people In four Impor- tant reduction of ex- penses, the reduction of taxes, the elimination of war powers and fed- eral regulation and the restoration of equality and freedom in labor management relations." He tore into what he called "The wavering uncertainty and lock 'of principle" of the Truman admin- istration In haridllng domestic and foreign affairs. Picturing the State department us "disorganized and working at cross-purposes within the Ohloan said that people he met all over the West wanted to know If this country is heading for war or peace with Russia, Bruce Do- and Saturday with scattered .ihow- to the findings by Wyche. v 30 died in General hospitallers extreme east portion, early to- Elsenhower said the crroi 1 ..____ -i____._ trtrrlTl' f. TA1T'rrllf. OTlH early today from burns suffered in a gas explosion in her home. Her husband, 38, is in the hos- pital suffering from cuts and burns caused when he was thrown from the basement by the explosion. Gas company employes were dig- ging in the yard to try to locate i.he source of a gas leak which had filled the house with gas when the explo- sion occurred, 1 Gas company officials said the night. cooler tonight and in south portion Saturday. Wisconsin: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers north and cen- tral portions tonight. Partly cloudy Saturday. Not much change in temperature. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 71; minimum, 55; noon, 71; precipitation, .21 of anj errors were 'the exception rather than the rule, and in no case could be traced to wrong Intent on the part of the theater commander He noted that Lee is awaiting action on his request for retirement from the n.rmy after 43 years of service. Wilhelmina to Relinquish Power to Juliana The Hague The Netherlands government announced today that Queen Wilhelmina would tempor- arily lay down her royal power in the near future for reasons of health and that Crown Princess Juliana would act as prin- cess regent. The announce- ment sixld that legislation would- be Introduced in parliament to per- mit transfer of the royal power. The bulletin emphasized, how- the that while 67-year-old queen was not In the best of health there was no reason for alarm over her condition. The queen was reported September 24 to be suffering from fatigue, and her secretariat said she was going to her summer palace for a rest. LittlelkpeHeld For Peaceful Palestine Solution By John M. Hlghlowcr Lake Success Diplomatic authorities said today that the United Nations appeared to have but slight chance of working out a settlement for the Jewish-Arab conflict over Palestine which would be acceptable to both sides nnd avert all danger of a shooting showdown in the Land. The outcome most generally ex- pected here is that some solution will be proposed which will be more agreeable to one side than the other and that the United Nations will have to take responsibility for en- forcing it with some sort of interna- tional policing arrangement. That presumably would mean contribu- tlons.of armed forces by member na- tions for that specific purpose, The Jewish Agency for Palestine told a United Nations special com- mittee yesterday that it was pre- pared to accept "in sadness and most reluctantly" of the May By-Pass Marts, Says Anderson Secretary Move Would Help Stay Inflation Washington Secretary of Agriculture Clinton Anderson today disclosed that the Agriculture de- partment Is considering of grain direct from formers. This by-passing of the grain cs- changes would be aimed to curb the Inflationary upswing of wheat and corn prices and minimize spec- ulation resulting from the Eu- ropean aid program. Anderson told of this possible step after a cabinet meeting at the White House which was reported to have been concerned largely with possible eHects of the Eu- ropean aid program on prices. He told reporters the govern- ment would "prefer to continue buy- ing through the normal channels of groin trade." "If we can continue to do so. (without prices getting out of hand) we will not have to adopt the farm acquisition plan." he said. Bushels The Agriculture department will have to buy tho. bushels of grain which President Truman has set as a goal for shipments to Europe and other shortage areas tills crop year. This figure is bushels more than now ap- pears in sight. It Is with the aim 'of making thU extra bushels available that Mr. Truman has launched food saving program. Anderson said that direct buying from ordered might follow last year's commodity credit corporation buying program adopt- ed when growers apparently wera withholding wheat from market la anticipation of higher prices or in an effort to hold down income tsx payments. If so, Anderson said, the pro- gram probably would contain feature under which payment vtm not made until the following Ux year, so that the transactions would not throw the sellers into higher brackets. Reluctant to Sell (There have been reports that some formers are reluctant to sell wheat this year because their in- comes already arc high, and taxes would take so large a bite from to obtain establishment of a Jewish received from the sales) In Jerusalem a general strike of Palestine Arabs, beginning at dawn in protest against the proposed partition of the Holy Land, paralyz- ed all Arab sections today and sent hundreds of thousands pouring into mosques for prayer. The Arab leadership was confi- dent, however, that the strike would not grow into revolt or dis- order, but would be only a "peaceful demonstration to the world that the Arabs are united, in their opposi- tion to invasion by the western world into our lands." blast apparently wax set oil when Inch; sun sets tonight nt sun Mrs. Delay turned on the stove In tho kitchen. She found the place filled wllh. gas when sho came name from a shopping trip. A flve-month-old daughter asleep in a crib at the rear of the escaped injury. Another child, Gail, three, was outside the house. Russians Barred From Undersize Neenah Fireman to Be Dropped Nccnah, "Wis. Bookie Fire- man Leo Nielsen today had only a few hours more In which to gain 13 pounds and grow one-half Inch to retain his appointment to the fire department. at- today tachcs nance demonstration nt deen, Md., proving grounds yester- day because American attaches have been barred from similar showings in Russia. rises tomorrow at EXTENDED FORECASTS Wisconsin and perature will average about -four degrees above normal in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Normal maximum 60 in northern Minnesota, 66 in south- ern Wisconsin. Normal minimum 3fl northern Minnesota, to 45 in south- ern Wisconsin. Frequent minor changes in temperature in Min- 'nesola and Wisconsin but remain- ing mostly above normal most of county seat of McMlnn county, was the scene of a battle of bullets MIC! hallow iri n locul pri- mary election In AUKUM, 1D4G, in whieh 11 .'.late of nonpartl.inn C.I.'K overthrew n lonK-entrenched Dumo- politic-Ill muchllir. jvinK was a former McMlnn coun- tv sheriff. Deputy Sheriff Otto Kennedy mild th" explosion could huvc been mused by dynamite or u dnn't know what H but It blew pur! of the c-nr nit top of the Minnesotan Crushed in Truck Accident Grand Forks, N. D. Wll- llurn MeKcnzlr. 5G. of tted Lake Mitm., clletl !ri n local hos- pujvl Thursday of injuries rrcclvecl TuPKlHv evening when n loaded potato truck on which he was rld- inj; broke In two. crushing him beneath it. His bcxly will be taken to Redby Minn., for burial. Philip Received Into Church of England London Lieutenant Philip has embraced the faith or the the klncs and queens of England In preparation for his rr.it.TULKC November 20 to Princess Elizabeth. Buckingham palace disclosed to- day the former Greek prince was received Into the Church of Eng- land by the Archbishop of Canter- bury in the chupel of Lambeth pal- tee. 1011 I US. of Comnwct ?9 about one half inch in, northern Minnesota. Frequent showers north- ern Minnesota and occasional show- ers in Wisconsin occurring in north- ern Minnesota Sunday and Mon- day and In other sections Monday or Tuesday. TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max.Mln.Prec. Bemld II............57 Chicago ...........71 Denver Dos Molncs........11 Duluth Miami Minneapolis-St. Puu New Orleans Seattle Phoenix (M 82 64 .100 55 59 45 70 57 70 GO GG German Girl's Attempt to Stow Away Brings Fine .01 .03 i T 1.15 .20 .03 DAILY RIVER BULLETIN Flood Stage 21-hr. SMge Today Change H 2.fi -i- .1 C.I -i- .1 3.4 -i- .1 4.2 12 12 5 A 4.2 7.4 9.4 0.5 3.3 Above Ii A Continental weather forecast and status map. a new dally feature being offered by Herald.) Red Wins Lake City Heads Dam 4, T.W. Dam 5. T.W, (C.P.) Dam C, Poo! Dam C, T.W. Dakota (C.P.) Dam 7, Pool Dam 1, T.W. La Crosse Tributary Streams IChippewa at Durand 2.2 IZumbro at Theilman 2.0 Buffalo above Alma 2.2 Ti'empealeau at Dodge 0.8 Black at Neillsville 3.0 Black at Galesvllle 2.5 La Crosse at W. Salem 1.7 Boot at Houston 5.9 RIVER FORECAST (From Hastings to Gnttcnbcrp) From St. Paul to Dresbach pool, there will be little change the next 48 hours. The Genoa pool will fall slightly over one foot additional, be- _ by Sunday night and normal by Tuesday. 1.1 1.2 3 Doris Von Knoblock, 21-year-old German girl, pulls sweater on as she emerges from freight crate at the Frankfurt. Germany, air- port after her discovery by airport employes. Attaches of airport said that the crnte was addressed, to "Mr. Ralph Berndt. 539 West street Now York her fiance. Berndt, a refugee, said in Now York that he. knew nothing about the Incident. (A.P. Wlrephoto via radio from Frankfurt.) Both girls possessed sleeping tab- Frankfurt, Germany TWO German girls, foiled In efforts to snealx into the United States in boxes, were fined nominally today by a court. Doris U. S. military government von Knoblock, 21 and -i- .1 .1 blond, was fined for attempting to leave Germany without proper authorization. She was discovered'in an air freight box addressed to Rolph Berndt of New York. Pilots said the discovery saved her life because she would have frozen in the untreated plane compartment high above the Atlantic. Sigrld Kraft, also blond and 21, packed her friend in the box and planned to follow her similarly if lets to take if their quarters were too cramped and razor blades with which they planned to slash their wrists if they thought they -were suffocating. Doris had asked an American soldier. Private Robert Siedentopf of Colorado Springs, Colo., to ship the box for her. It was addressed to her fiance, Rolph Berndt of New York Sigri'd's was addressed to John Walters, Laurel Hill, N. C., to whom she said she is engaged. Siedentopf told investigators he Had no idea Doris was in the box when he delivered it to the air- port last night. No charges have been filed against Anderson did not mention another feature of the 1946 program under which a 30-ccnt-a-bushel premium was paid on wheat bought from farmers. The cabinet meeting was monop- olized by the new economic survey presented by Dr. Edwin O. Nourse. chairman of President Truman's council economic advisers. Nourse told reporter it predicts this country can meet Europe's food and dollar needs without runaway inflation. Less Grain for Liquor The nation's brewers and distil- lers will get a talklng-to tomorrow about using less grain, for beer and whisky, it was learned, and tha restaurant and packinghouse in- dustries have already been holdlnit bchlnd-sccncs conferences with members of Mr. Truman's citizens' food committee. The National Restaurant asso- ciation has told Luckman that it opposes "meatless days" because they "cause endless trouble and don't save but has suc- gcstcd several other means of food- saving. A program already under "way, said Robert J. Wilson, executive sec- retary of tho restaurant group, calls for the listing of surplus food prod- ucts on restaurant menus, prompt use of leftovers, careful control or portions, and the serving of bread and butter only when requested. N. W. Airlines Head Advocates Rate Increase St. a special report showing a net profit for Nortn- west Airlines in August of the best in the line's history, and operation of two new routes at a. profit, Croil Hunter, president and general manager of Northwest Air- lines, Thursday said airlines should be getting from ten to 20 per cent more for their services. Hunter said the line did a gross business of in August, an increase of nearly over s gross business. August's net profit was more than three times that for July, he added. In line with his feeling that air- lines should be charging higher rates. Hunter sold Northwest Air- lines has asked the Civil Aero- nautics board to approve a ten per cent increase in fares with a ten per cent discount for round trips. The ten to 20 per cent increase in rates, Hunter said, still would permit the airlines "to give the best transportation bargain on the market." Man Killed in Accident Aboard Boat at Duluth Duluth, Minn. William E. Thuerok, about 32, Buffalo. N. was killed instantly last midnight when he was caught In the revolv- ing drum of the steamer Venus, loading scrap iron at the foot of Filth avenue west.   

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