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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 11, 1947, Winona, Minnesota W EATHER mild 1 Day to for Swimmlnjr Tool Election Nor. X Full Leased Wire Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of VOLUME 47, NO. 200 WINONA. MINNESOTA. SATURDAY EVENING. OVTOBER 11. 1947. FIVE CENTS PER COPY FOURTEEN PAGES Andresen Minimizes n Need U. S. Favors Partitioned Palestine Johnson Pledges American Aid During Transition H.T Ilarrelson Lakr Succenn OT) The United Btatcs today ncciptcd In principle a proposal for partition of Palestine into Jewish arid Arab nations. This country iil.so agreed to help the United Niit'.oiw preserve "Inter- nal lnw and order" during a rccom- mrndPd two-yen r transition period. On the question of providing mili- tary forces to guard against possi- ble attacks from the outside the United States refrained from Inc any commitments. In a long-awaited policy declar- ation before the 57-natlon Palestine committee of the central assembly Herschcl V. Johnson, U. 3. delegate. 1. Endorsed In principle a majority recommendation by the U.N. uprelal committee on I'nl- (UNSCOP) for ndmLMlon nf Jewish Into the Holy Lund during the Interim period. 2. Declared fn effect that Britain obligated to con- tlnor rullnR Valestlnc until the T'nltrd Nations "to aviiimn A spokesman for the American drleciitlon Rftld that. In the oplnlot of the U. S. government, llritaln not free to carry out her an- nounced of withdrawing from Palestine until the U.N, had set up machinery to replace the British ad- ministration. Wlllinr to Participate In outlining tho part the United States was ready to piny In the implementation of the. partition plan. Johnson said: "Tho United Is willing to participate In a United Nations pro- eram to assist the parties involved 10 the establishment of a workable political settlement In Palestine. "We refer to asslstancs through thr problem of Internal low nnd or- der durinc tho transition period. "The latter problnm might require the establishment of a special con- ntftbulary or pollco force rccrultcc on a volunteer basis by the United Nations. "My delegation believes that cer- tain ceographlcal modifications (should be made. For example. Jaffa jthaold be Included In the Arab state because it is predominantly nn Arab He then proposed that "all the of Palestine, regardless of citizenship or place of residence be guaranteed access to ports and r.o water and power facilities on a nondlscrlminntory basin; that con- (itHutional guarantees, Including guarantees regarding equal oppor- tunity, be provided for Arabs and Jews alike, and thnt the powers of the Joint economic board be strengthened." Modifications Hr did not gay what the United States position would be In the event of an Invasion of Palestine. While accepting tho "basic prin- ciples" of UNSCOP's majority rec- ommendations for partition of Pal- estine. Johnson outlined a scries of modifications which the U. S. fa- vored. These included the transfer of the Arab port of Jaffa from tho proposed Jewish country to tho new Arab country, adoption of provisions to give additional protection to tho rlKhts of both Arabs and Jews, anc strengthening of the Joint economic board which would administer the proposed economic union of the two new nations. Three Killed at Railroad Crossing SprlnjTfleld, month, old baby was tno only member of a Sprtntrfleld family to escape Frl- rtny nlRht when their car and n CHicago he had been led to believe, Andre- sen, who planned to return Imme- diately to his Red Wing home, told Washington reporters. He reported there had been droughts, but they were not as serious as reported over here. Germany n.nd Austria, of the 11 countries he visited, were in worst shape, Andresen declared. Commenting on the "waste-less" food drive, Andresen said should "eat more meat and poul- try." Is the only way grain con- sumption can be cut down on farms in this he told a. reporter. "If we all oat more meat and poultry." he explained, "farmers will slaughter more catUc and hogs and fowl, and thus there will be fewer of them to eat the groin. President Truman and Secretary Anderson, have it backwards." Other committee members dis- agreed today on western need for emergency aid this win- ter. Representative Nixon
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