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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 15, 1947, Winona, Minnesota W EATHER "nil tonlirhti do w INONA a CMa Andltoriam Full Leased News-Report of The Associated Press Member of the-Audit Bureau of Circulations VOLUME 47. NO. 230 WINONA, MINNESOTA, SATURDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 15. 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY, FOURTEEN PAGES Hunt Slay Fight on Inflation Part of Aid Program Truman Will Outline Plan To Congress Will Suggest Action Against Costs at Home Tru man may Congress Monday fo authority to help other countrlc fight Inflation tui part of tho gen eral plan for aiding Europe, White House cxport-i workc ngnlnst Umo to prepare an outlln which some of the President's as soclatcx said might Include n. roug draft of the long-rango Marsha plan, M well as a proposal for atop gap help for Italy. Franco and Aus tria. They wild Mr. Truman, In h personal message to tho special HCM itlon which opens nt noon Monda also prepared to suggest actlo to halt the rising cost of living ft home. Unlww changes arc made In th final draft, competent officials salt President will suggest to Con greas that he bo permitted to nam a board to consider ways of hftltln the currency Inflation abroad whic has noddled the economy of mew European countries with bine Undor tho cmorffonc aid bill brought to Congress by Sec rrtary of State Marshall, tho Euro peon nations would bo pull aome of their own money ou of circulation In amounts equal tt the value of the relief they recelvi Inflation Chairman Vandonbcrjr (R.-Mlch, of the Senate foreign relations com mlttee indicated tho Idea to tak money out of tho hands of who might raise by blddln each other for the supplies He said ha understands the pro vUlon applies to outright Amwlcar gifts M well M loans. To right inflation In this country tha President was sold to bo con slderlng these requests: 1. Wider allocation the government tributlon of scarce Items. Appllcc to wheat. would enable govern ment agencies to say how much would go to mlllrrs, how much tc dLitillers, and how much to othc utprs. 2. Restored controls over Install ment buying, Thnso controls wer taken from the President at th last session of Congress. Senator Taft has sale that both of those wol as rent and export controls an Political violence which has been swooping Italy for the past thrco days spread to Homo for the first time today as leftlsl sympathizers attacked members ol the anti-communist Association oJ War Prisoners returned from Rus- slv meeting In tho Piazza Ksoctra. Several participants were injured before police Intervened. It appeared that leftist foes of Premier Alcldo do Oasporl's Chris- tian Democrat government planned to duplicate In Rome tho demon- strations in northern Italy early this week. Workers entered streetcar bam. lcl to American Brass Company ir the War Assets admin- tratlon announced yesterday. U. Paper iVins Journalism Award Dally Car- nal, edited by University of Wis-' nsln students, yesterday won; first aco for straight news writing In annual content conducted by (torn Delta Chi. professional.jour- alism fraternity. Pfc. Francis First Wirioiian Returned From Overseas, Rest Here Between two -cedar trees In 8t. Mary's cemetery, -Winona laid to today the first World :War n serviceman returned 'here from overseas." With the words in peace" and the 're-echo of taps coming from the snow-covered' Winona hills, the flag -bedecked casket containing the remains of Private First Class Francis Lewinskl, of Mr. and Mrs. John Lewinski. 918-Eait Broadway, were solemnly lowered into their last resting place. Previously, the'.burlal-servlces' of the church, and .of .the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the three volleys from- the. firing squad had given the1 religious <andv military .tribute 'to the young Wlnona man who had given his all for. his country. The American flag was then gently lifted from the casket, carefully folded' and handed to the. father, who stood, at salute; This simple ceremony. In St. Mary's ceme-tery marked the end of the long war Journey of Buddy Lewinskl who left Winona with the February, 1942, consignment 'Of men amid the blare' of bands and the happy fare- well of Wlrionans. Died in October His training period took him .to the southland and he went overseas in January, 1944, as a member of Company Q, 117th Infantry Regiment, 30th Division, First Army. 'He was with the wave of men that went onto the Normandy beaches during the Invasion, He was wounded in the early days of fighting, but later returned to his regiment. On the drive IntOrGermany. October he was fatally wounded and died IB days later In an army hospital Minnesota Hunter Dead, 2nd Wounded Two Nimrods Die in Michigan Airplane Crash By The Associated Prow One deer hunter was killed in an auto mishap and a second was seriously wounded by a rifle shot as an estimated opened the fall hunting season in Minnesota today. Two hunters were killed in Michigan. Victim of the auto accident was Walter C. McLaughlin. 51, Min- neapolis, who was killed in the head-on crash of two cars near Bush City on highway 61. Mr. and Mrs. James S. Kerns, Duluth, oc- cupants of the second machine, were treated at a Rush City hos- pital. Shot, in Spine At Virginia, Vern Bunde, 35, Swanville, Minn., was in critical condition as result of a stray rifle shot which hit him in the spine while he was chopping wood nt a camp near Buycfc. Henry Snarl, St. Louis county deputy sheriff stationed at Cook, said three unidentified companions of the injured man were being ques- tioned on details, of the shooting. All are residents of Swanville, near Little Falls, he reported. The number of deer hunters in northern St. Louis and Koochichlng counties was estimated about 50 per cent greater than ever before. Observers had counted 162 cars headed north on highway-53 during a 15-mlnute, period Friday after- son. 'Plane Crash In Michigan, upwards of deer hunters headed.into the snow- covered woods of the upper two- thirds of Michigan as the season opened. Two hunters, headed by plane to the snowy game-land, were kill- ed yesterday when their craft crash- ed In dense woods near Manlstique. The victims were B. A. Thompson, UN. Votes for Session in Europe New York The United Nations general assembly voted 32 to 17 today to hold Its 1918 session In Europe, but It still must appropriate the money for such a session. Austin, Minneapolis Women Nominated for M. E. A. Post St. Irmal Bullard______________________________ of Minneapolis and Miss bushels against the Kremer of Austin were nominated Four were fired into the body of Dr. James McLoone, above, 47-year-old La Crosse physician Friday night, killing the rather of five children. Au- thorities could immediately suggest no motives. Aid Program Will Rule Out Tax Cuts, Ball Says Joseph Ball (R.-Minn.) said today adoption of "the gifts or loans to Em-ope on the scale being proposed will rule out any chance of a tax reduction.' Ball, a member of the Senate appropriations committee which must pass upon all money bills to carry out the Marshall plan and emergency aid to Europe, told a re- porter he has an "open mind" on bow-much- should be to carry-out the programs. The Minnesotan said he favored the.move-of the Republican leader- ship In deciding to wait until the regular session In January before taking up the tax cut bill proposed by -Chairman Knutson (R.-Minn.) or the House ways and means committee. "There is no sense In'acting on tax reduction until we have some 40, president of the Thompson Bis- idea of what we will be called upon cult Company of St. Louis, and his to Ball stated, firm's sales manager, H. C. Neill 42. They were on their way to Blaney park, a resort scarcely 25 miles from the remote spot whera their [our-seater plane went down. 1947 Canadian Wheat Yield Seen Ottawa Canada's 1947 wheat crop was placed by the dominion bureau of statistics Friday for the presidency of the Minnesota Education association at the M.E.A. delegate assembly Friday. Paul Hanson of Hallock and E. B. His body was one of the first B.BOO returned from Europe on the Steffensrud of Chisholm were nom- Joseph V. Connolly with elaborate ceremonies upon.the ship's departure inated for the vice-presidency, me r _ ji_ ,_ ft- <v, wifVi will tnlrp nlnrp nv mall from-Europe and its arrival In New York. a soldier escort Thursday evening. It arrived' in Winona with The.famlly and a few friends -met 'the "body at the North Western It iay in state at the Borzyskowski funeral parlors until this morn- when it was. taken, before the altar of -St.' Stanislaus church by a station. election will take place by mail next fall. The assembly recommended en- actment of a law providing a min- imum salary of not less than ________ jor four-year degrees and compar- from'fhe of Foreign Wars and the Rev. F.iable mlnlmums for teachers with Orulkowskl, a-former chaplain in the war, read the. mass. The training; such mlnimums church, where Private Lewinskl was confirmed, and as a student i should provide a floor for salary In St. Stanislaus school often sang at funerals and worshipped as a child, was partly filled.' There was a little group up in front around the bronze casket and groups of friends here and -there -throughout the church. Colors Lowered After the. service, the military'pallbearers, half in army uniforms and half In navy uniforms, carried the casket down the great church steps and the funeral'procession moved slowly away, A halt-took place'ln front of the'WInona Athletic club, where with the. color guard and military escort standing at attention, the club flag was lowered to half staff. Onto the snow-covered cemetery the procession of cars moved and up to the little knoll marked by the two cedar trees. There between the two trees. Private Lewinski was rest. Active pallbearers were Harold John Pasklewicz, Boss Kaiser, Laurence Charles 'Gieroki Carl Malotke, Henry George, and Clarence Bell. Tho color guard was composed of Edward Gallas, Earl Bonow, Earl Erpeldlng. Isadore Jumbeck and Paul Slmonowskl. The firing squad was composed of Carl Hargeshelmer, John Angle- wltz, Roy Nelson, Homer Hall, Eugene Zeches, Norman Hall, Dominic Cicrzan, George Cierzan, Ralph Polachek, William Wooden, John Posanc, Victor Ronnenbcrg, John Treblatowski and Clarence Olson. Walter Janda was chaplain for the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the buglers were William O. Miller and Alvin Berrum. '_____ Senate Inquiry 3n Hughes Ends Washington The stormy Inquiry, into Howard Hughes' wartime airplane contracts with the overrnnont came to a sudden close oday and Hughes charged the com- mittee is "keeping tho public In tho on-available .information .that will prove Hughes Is telling the ruth'-about'the contracts. Taylor Sewer Plans Get State Approval Madison. Wis. Tho state xwrd ,6f health' reported today it ad; engineer plans for municipal siinlta'tion' projects in IS Wisconsin cities. Includcd-was: Tay- or, sewer system and .sewage treat- ment, plant. Second Treason Indictment Given Against Nisei LOR Angeles A second treason Indictment was returned by a federal grand Jury today against Tomoya Kawaklta, 26, Cali- fornia-born Nisei, charging that he assaulted and left lying in the snow an American marine 'war prisoner who later died. The second true bill listed seven other American, captives allegedly subjected to atrocities by Kawaklta, foreman of a Honshu prisoner of war camp who. the government asserts, returned to the United States <in-- August; 1046; on the rep- resentation he i had1 spent the war years In'a Tokyo'university. Amer- ican. serviceman allegedly subjected by Kawaklta Included ifiloyd' J.' Rlchter, schedules reaching to Today9s Late Grid Scores Here are late stores of today's football games across the country, The final figure in each game is the score at the end of that quarter. 3 Final Michigan Wisconsin Minnesota Iowa N. Dame Northw'rn Illinois Ohio State Army Penn x Penn State Navy Yale Princeton Holy Cross Columbia Ga. Tech. Alabama. Purdue. FBI Bill revised estimate of bush- els harvested last year. In its third estimate of 1947 'field, forage and root crops, the bureau also placed the all-Canada oat crop at bushels against last year; barley at 000 against rye at against and flax- seed at against On the prairie provinces, spring wheat production was placed at bushels against 000 a year ago; oats at against barley at against rye at against and flax- seed at against '47 Home Buildings Seen As Record Washington The Bureau of Labor Statistics today predicted that 1947 will prove to be the best homebullding year since 1925. The bureau estimated that new permanent dwellings were be- gun In October, even better than the phenomenal in Septem- ber, which had been hailed as the probable peak for this year. Favor- able building weather was .credited with the unusually high sustained building activity. The number of homes completed in the first ten months of 1940 totaled per cent more than during the entire previous year. Within the past three completions have been rising at an average rate of about eight per cent per month. They totaled in October. I Proud Hunter Slugged, Robbed of Goose Devils Lake, N. D. Armond Erlckson, McVllle, reported Thurs- day two "meanest hunters'i. had bopped him unconscious with a rifle butt and stole a goose ho had just shot on tho last day of the hunt- Ing season near Stump lake. Donald Nelson, Former WPB Head, Marries New York Donald M. Nel- son, 59, former head of the War Production Board and how presi- dent of the Society of Independent Motion Picture Producers, and Val- erie May Rowell, 31, a native of Australia, were married last night, Armistice Delays Scrapping of New Mexico New York A new round of verbal sparring In the off-again on- again "Battle of Newark" resulted today in an armistice before the war and a decision to postpono moving the decommissioned battleship New Mexico from New York harbor to Port Newark until Tuesday. Austin J. Tobln, executive direc- tor of the port of New Yoijc author- ity, announced after meeting at his office here with attorneys for the salvage firm seeking to scrap the superannuated dreadnought that he had received a promise to delay movement of the ship from her an- chorage In Gravesend bay at least until Tuesday. Tobin said he also had received a pledge from the attorneys' Charles Milton and John J. Manning, that the New Mexico would not be moved "in any event without ample notice .to Newark and the port authority." Young Democrats Optimistic As Convention Ends By Fred J. Zusy Cleveland Young Demo- crats of the nation wound up a three-day convention today on a note of optimism for -party pros- pects in 1348. A crowd, estimated by police at cheered last night as Sena- tor McGrath of Rhode Island, chair- man of the Democratic National committee, told the Young Democra- tic Clubs of America: 1. He was "dedicated" to the re- election of President Truman. 2. Local elections throughout the country lost week showed a "pow- erful reversal" toward the Demo- cratic party. Other Democratic leaders were as cheerful. Secretary of Agriculture Anderson said that American farmers, "bitter- ly resentful" of Republican "efforts of the 80th Congress to weaken or wreck the farm are now "going steady' with the Democra- ;ic party." Election ol officers -and talks by Mayor Hubert Humphrey of Mln- leapolls and federal government of- ficials will conclude the first meet- ing of the Y.D.C.A. since 1941. Famous Chef, Cookbook Author, Succumbs New York Louis P. dc Gouy, 72. noted chef, author of 16 cookbooks and chief food editor of Gourmet magazine, died lost night. Ho was the son of the chef of Emperor Franz Josef of Austria. Dr. McLoone's Body Found Along Road Car Recovered Nearby; Sheriffs of Area Alerted la Crone, Wis. A four- state search, was being conduct- ed today for the slayer of Dr. J. E. McLoone, 4.7, prominent La. Crosse physician, whose body was found alongside a highway on the outskirts of the city Fri- day night. Police reported that Dr. Mc- Loone had been shot four times, three bullets entering the back of the head and one lodging In the shoulder. The slugs were fired from a .38 caliber revolver, said. Car Recovered The physician's automobile, a club coupe, was found a block and a half from St. Joseph's Home for the Aged where Dr. McLoone had made a call early in the evenlnjr. and about three-quarters of a mile from the place where the body iras found. Police said there WM no blood in the car and that It appar- ently "had not been driven much." They said another car, a green Bulcle sedan, bearing Wisconsin plates 8-76105, had been reported stolen from downtown La between 5 and 8 o'clock and still was missing. Police and sheriffs departments in Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota and Illinois were notified to watch for the car. Chief Ivan Wright of the .La. Crosse county police said the doc- tor's body was found about 8 o'clock last night by a passing motorist, Calvin. Hagen, 26, West Salem. Sinned Shot Wright said the physician, had made a call at St. Joseph's for the Aged from. B to p. m_ and that he was believed to made another call before his body was found. Dr. George Reay, La county coroner, performed an auto- psy and said the physician had been slugged and shot. He said powder marks were found hi back of the skull. Chief Wright said that while no wallet was found on the doctor's person. It was uncertain if he had been carrying one. He further stat- ed that an undisclosed sum of paper money was found In the doctort pockets and that the'doctor's watch hod not been taken. An unofficial report put the amount at Dr. McLoone Is survived by his wife and five children. A native of Waseca, Minn was a graduate of Rush Medical college, Chicago, and came to La Crosse In 1924. He was on the staff of St. Francis hospital. Winonft Authorities Aid in Search Winona County Sheriff Port and Winona police were alert- ed early In the search for the mur- derer and the stolen Bulck and watched highways within the city and county-for the car. The early alert was accomplished by the continuous two-way radio connection between La Crosse and Winona, recently established. Weather FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and vicinity Occasional snow flurries and somewhat colder tonight. Low tonight 25. Sunday, generally cloudy and colder; high- !St 34. Minnesota: Snow continuing afternoon and tonight. Sunday cloudy with occasional light snow. No decided change In temperature. Wisconsin: Snow continuing to- night with some light rain or driz- zle mixed with snow near Lake Michigan. Cloudy Sunday with oc- casional light snow north and cen- tral. No decided change in tempera- ,ure. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations ,lor the hours ending at 12 noon today: Maximum, 40; minimum. 32; pre- oipitatlon, two and a half Inches of snow; sun sets tonight at nun. rises tomorrow at _______ TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max. MIn. Prec. Denver ............44 28 DCS Molnes.......41 32 i3 Duluth ............35 34 .03 International Palls. 28 26 .01 Kansas City .......41 37 .73 jOs Angeles........65 49 Miami ............84 76 Mpls.-St. Paul ----38 24 .25 DAILY RIVER BULLETIN Flood Stage 24-Hr. Stage Today Change Red Wing 2.6 Reads 12 3.2 Winona (C.P.) 13 5.6 ,a Crosse 12 4.8 Tributary Streams Black at Nelllsville----3.0 RIVER FORECAST (From Hajttinpi to Guttcnberr, Iowa) During the next 48 hours, there will be no important change in the river stages throughout this dis- rict, except for minor fluctuations not exceeding .1 foot in the upper pools.