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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 9, 1947, Winona, Minnesota                                If You Want a Swimming Pool Don't Fail to Register Before Tuesday w if -v Knlr tonlfht nn4 3 to Reriiter for Swimming Pool Election Nor. 3 Full Wire News Report of The WINONA. MINNESOTA, THURSDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 9. 1947 Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations FIVE CENTS PER COPY TWENTY PAGES U.S. Seeking Indictment In Balkans Plan for 'Watchdog' Border Unit Voted by U. N. Commission By Larry Ilauck Lake The United States, apparently certain of vic- tory In Its fight for n United Na- llons "watchdog" commission in thc Balkans, made plain today its In- tention to prewi for U.N, condemna- tion of three Soviet satellites accus- ed of responsibility for Greece's bar der troubles. An American spokesman declarcc the U. S. delegation would deviate from Its position oily If tho three accused Al- bania and agreed to cooperate with the border com- mission, which was approved by thc U.N.'s 57-natlon political commls slon late yesterday by n, 34 to vote. Trade' The spokesman added that thc three nations had made it evident they had no Intention of complying assertion to which Bulgarian Delegate Boris Athanassov gave weight by telling Interviewers: "They (the U. S.) have the ma Jorlty and can keep voting resolu- tions. They decide this wall Is block if they wont to. This is a maneuver. It Is railroading a pro- posal. It Is a horse trade and we refuse to take part in it." Assembly Vote Assured The vote on the Greek border watch came as the political commit- tee balloted clause by clause on United States' proposals ior pre- serving peace In the Balkans. Thc committee's decisions will go to thc assembly for final approval after it completes action on the U. S, pro- posals, but this was generally re- garded as little more than H for- mality inasmuch as the committee is composed of representatives of the some 57 nations which mako up the assembly.__________ Wife of President Dead Klo De Janeiro Sonhora Carmela Dutra, wife of the presi- dent of Brazil, .died shortly before midnight last night of complica- tions following an operation for ap- pendicitis. Scnhorri Dutrtv, who was 63, had been in 111 health for more than n year. Minneapolis River Victim Identified Minneapolis Tho body of woman taken from the Missis- sippi river hero in mid-July last nisht was identified as that of Dr. ZHzftbeth M. Ackcrmiin, missing Bun DICKO, research scientist and former graduate student at the University of Minnesota. Death was due to drowning, thc coroner said, and thcro was no evidence of foul piny. Weather fSre today's weather map on Page 27J FEDERAL FOKKCASTS nn For Winona and duccd Shelley, ally fair tonight and Friday. Not quite so cool tonight. Low 50. Warm- er Friday, high 72. vsa-irsi-i xs gff 'SWE-MStfWSS. M? Partly cloudy north tonight and Fri- Partly ciouay norcn uilu imviij', day with some light rain in ex- Tobln. head of the Teamsters, pro- treme north this afternoon or early posed from thc -convention floor tonight. Somcwhnt warmer except that Padway's report on the legal little change In temperature tonight fight over the Taft-Hartley act be t-1 m inrt TVlrlav nftnrnoon. extreme southeast. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the hours ending at noon today: 24 morrow at TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max. Mln----- Bcmidjl 5B 43 Chlr.nco 54   _m_ PIre oroKLn. nlgnt Destroyed a one-story building housing a bowling alley and food market in the main busi- ness section -here. Loses was esti- Bemldjl, Minn. Eighteen- upslde-'downanci shook up passen- Lovelace" gers and crew feet above the e of the 53 aboard yesterday was killed yesterday when she was seriously injured. Captain was run over by an auto as it Sharles Slata pilot wrestled P the driven out of a driveway four-engine American Airlines DC-4 at the Red Lake Indian reservation back to normal and made an emer- near here. gency landing here. Most of thc County authorities said the child passengers continued their flight had apparently been sitting on the from Dallas to Los in an- rear bumper of the car, driven by TI..I.MM xlnmi TH T7dH Peter Neadeau, Jr., or Red Lake. April 8, thc clay thc Chicago lawyer got a fatal bullet through his neck. As she collapsed in tears in the witness chair after' the dramatic re-enactment, the dry voice of Chief Judge .Cristobal More, president of the superior criminal court, an- nounced a five-day postponement because of the long weekend cele- bration of Cuba's Independence day 10. Miss Schmidt will resume her tes- timony Tuesday. She has yet to tell her colorful story twice for the private prosecutor and once for her own counsel. She wcptl yesterday when thc public prosecu-1 JLoSS in tor demanded the maximum penalty U Texas Hailstorm Levclland, Texas caus- mated at Cave-In Near Albert Lea Crushes Man to Death Albert up to the neck by a cave-in of a drainage ditch he and three others were digging on a nearby farm Wednes- day, Lincoln Erickson, 55, Glenvillc farmer, was crushed to death. Phy- sicians said the heavy weight of earth collapsed his chest. Sale Reported London An authoritative government source indicated today that further into her dwindling financial had sold another worth of gold to the United States in exchange for dollars. The informant said he under- stood that formal confirmation of reports of such a sale had been withheld pending final decision on a new public relations policy gov- erning official disclosure of such transactions. Release Stocks Luckman said all thc major dis- tilleries were represented, but he declined to say how any Individual company voted. The companies, he told news- men, were asked to (1) Close down for 60 days and   Release im- tor. demanded the maximum penalty in years imprisonment. The minimum penalty upon convic- tion is 20 years. Thu prosecutor, Jose Manuel Fuentcs Carretcro, also asked the court to assess her to be paid to Mec's family as indemnity. Beloit Man Dies After Auto Crash Sparta, E. Mason, 53, of Beloit, Wis., died yesterday of injuries suffered Friday night in an automobile accident near Oakdale, Monroe county. ed an estimated damage to crops, buildings and residences in the Levelljmd area In less than an hour yesterday. STo one was seriously injured, but several persons were hit by the falling hailstones. The hail, ac- companied by 2.24 inches of rain, fell for 40 minutes. The cotton harvest suffered COttUri WJliaic CU.UAUA heaviest damage. Grain was beaten tow them to Russian ports. ________i Hnnact nrnrft VvimViPr to the ground. Window panes were and automobiles were dented. mediately all stocks of grain they have on hand or on order. He said he assured the Industry, on behalf of the administration, that there will be no request that the shutdown be extended for a longer time, but he said he could not promise distillers will not be asked to adopt some conservation measures when the holiday is over. Luckman said he will name a committee representing the govern- ment, the industry and the food committee to handle any hardship cases and to set a date for the holiday, which he declared will start in "not more than three weeks and possibly sooner." 2 German Ships Sink in Baltic Stockholm, Sweden m newspaper Dagcns Myheter said Wednesday that the former German pocket battleship Luctzow and air- craft carrier Graf Zeppelin sank to the bottom of the Baltic recently while efforts were being made to Both vessels were bombed by Al- to tne ground, winuuw .DUUI vcoocjo shattered in homes and buildings, lied planes at Stettin In 1945 and damaged badly. U.S. Beats Record of Great Britain Officials Report Shore-Based of Supersonic Craft By James Strebig Cleveland United States navy ram-jet engine tests recorded speeds in excess ol miles an hour, officials who could not be named acknowledged today to commenting on British estimates that one of their engines reached miles an hour In a drop test. If the British plane represents their highest achievement to they arc behind both the navy and the National Advisory lor Aeronautics, which now has under way an extensive drop test program with ram-Jet engines, with speeds expected to reach up to miles an hour. In its only test thus far, using least powerful of the several of ram-jet engines built or de- signed for the purpose, the NjV-C-A. hit a measured speed of nearly one and one-half times the speed of sound, or just over 1.000 miles an hour. launched From Shore Another test with a somewhat more powerful modification ol game engine Is scheduled shortly at its testing station north of the Virginia Capes, with aa expected speed of miles an hour. More powerful engines of same over-all diameter are being readied for subsequent tests, with, expected speeds ot to 2.000 miles an hour. This particular type engine taken to altitudes of around six miles under. the belly of a B-29 dropped into the Atlantic ocean. The navy's tests, which have been under tor at least two axe- more spectacular la -tlwt engine launched from shore by having attached to it four huge rocket. motors. These bring the engine up to the speea necessary to provide the ram ef- fect, which enables the engine to fly by Itself. This project has been known aj the "bumble bee." Both the navy and the N.A.C.A- get actual In-flight recordings from their high-speed missiles by means of telemetering, the automatic radio reporting to ground stations of the recording instruments In the missile. These records also checked by radar measurements. A ram-jet engine has no movinK parts, except Itself. The compres- sion of air needed to burn fuel attained by the engine's own for- ward speed. Because of that. It cannot operate below 400 miles hour. For economic operation a considerably higher speed Is desir- able. The faster the movement, the more efficient the engine. Piloted Craft Speed Lower Another limitation of the nun-jet Is It must stay with- in the range of the earth's atmos- phere. The higher It goes, the higher Its speed must be to obtain the needed volume of oxygen. Engineers arc not willing to pre- dict any early achievement or supersonic speed In piloted aircraft, the simple fact being that nothing properly described as an aircraft has yet exceeded the speed of sound in flight. The-tests in this country as well as the ones in England are more properly described as being "missile" experiments, since they do- not involve the use of aerodynamics to obtain lift. The speed of sound normally Is considered 760 miles an hour, but this varies 100 miles an hour in both directions' with change in temperature. Speed Also Reported Copyright, 1047. The Detroit Cleveland American robot rocket planes have crashed sonic barrier at blistering speeds In the neighborhood of miles an hour, a high government official revealed today. The flights have been carried on for months from a lonely island off the Virginia coast, where the National Advisory Commlttoe for Aeronautics (N_A.C-A.) has a small experimental station. Judd in Group Visiting Franco Madrid Smith-Mundt joint congressional committee left for Lisbon by plane today after two-day visit in which Representative Karl E. Mundt (R-- S.D.) and two other members conferred for an hour and a half with Generalissimo Francisco Franco in El Pardo palace. The group is scheduled to have lunch today with Portuguese For- eign Minister Caeiro de Matta on arrival in Lisbon. Portugal will be the 22nd country the congressmen have -visited in their tour. Mundt, Representative Lawrence H. Smith (R.-Wis.) and Walter H. Judd (R.-Minn.) are believed to be the first U. S. the exception of confer with Franco since the war. f   

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