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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 20, 1947, Winona, Minnesota                                W EATHER I.IrM inftW or lonljhl, brooming henvler Frldnj. w INONA Needs a Civic Auditorium Full Leased Wire Newt Report of The Anociated Frets Member of the Audit Bureau of VOLUME 47, NO. 234 W1NONA, MINNESOTA. THURSDAY EVENING. NOVEMBER 20. 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY Princess Elizabeth, Philip Wed Marshall Flying to Treaty Meet Scant Hope Held for Success at London Conference Tru man personally wished "God spec and good luck" to Secretary Georg Marshall today upon tho secretary of state's departure by air for th Illg Pour foreign minister mootln In London. Goals are Hume Marshall's announced goat th Mime elusive objective of four prov:   the United States and Britain in merging their earlier thl year. These Include restoring west- ern Oermnny to at least partial nupport and shifting limited gov emmentnl authority to German Marshall left the door wide open for a final chance nt agreement In Tuesday night foreign policy at ChlCBKO. Without pro fesslnic optimism, he said thon 1 nhould be "possible" to get on with netting up "a provisional centra authority In a federated German state" and the final framing of a peace settlement. As at Moscow how Initial effort wll to get agreement first on poac' with Austria In order to speed th withdrawal of Red army occupation forces from that impoverished coun- try. Tueiday Opening The formal opening of tho confer- ence is scheduled for Tuesday. The Brooklngs Institution repor Issued in tho form of a stuclj guide Intended primarily for use In universities. The first In a new scrips on foreign policy, it was pre- pared under tho direction of Leo Pasvolsky. a former State depart- ment official. Discussing what It called tho pre- carious balance of power among Russia, tho United States, Britain and their Allies, tho nUuly guldo Ore-lured: "A illuatlon built on such shaky political foundations might collapse through sheer Inadvertence, or the constant accumulation of unresolv- ed difficulties, or poor Judgment of the tensions in a situation. "A collapse might be averted for nome time, if good fortune prevent- ed any of these 'accidents' from oc- curring. But in tho meantime there would bo a constant clanger that war might brouk out, not deliberate- ly provoked by any nation, but with no nation capable of preventing It.' in Tolls Seen From Seaway Commorco department estimated Wednesday that to in toll could bn collected annually from the proposed St. Lawrence way project, Thd estimate was contained in an "economic appraisal" of tho project, which the department said it ex- pected to be debated In tho Senate rsrly in the next rccillnr session of Congress in January. The estimate covure.cl prospective revenue from iron oro, grain, coal and "ballast" cargo. 188 Mitting From Truck Huron, 8. into pos- sibility of n hijacking being made today when, officials said, it was discovered 188 cases of whisky was missing from a truck abandoned here. Another 350 cases, with a retail value oC wero left In the truck. Police began their investi- yesterday after it was re- ported the. truck hud been left on a Huron side street for at Inast two The driver, still missing to- day, was reported to bo C. V, John- ion of St. Paul, Minn, New Mexico Cheered As She Docks at Newark Newark, N. battleship Now Mexico, once proud queen of the fifth fleet, made her Iwt-beachhead Wednesday. The arrival of the 30-000-ton bat- tlewagon at Port Newark for scrap- ping was greeted by upraised water- of fleet of two small some crnf which hurled defiance In the threat- ened but never consummated "battle of Newark bay." Tho Port Newark docks were lined with spectators, and a high school band blared a welcome. Mayor Vin- cent J. Murphy, "admiral" of the Newark led the welcoming party. For more than a week, Newark and -the port of New York authority had opposed allowing Llpsett, Inc. salvage firm, to acrap the Now Mex- ico and other war craft in Port Newark, fearing tho scrapping would jeopardize a develop- ment program of airport and seaport. An armistice agreement was reached at a Washington conference with Under Secretory of the Navy W. John Konney. The Llpsett firm under the agreement, will also acrap two other at Port New- Idaho and the Wyoming. Took Only Repayments, Meyers Claims Washington Major Gen- eral Dennett E. iwore to Senate today that he never received any money from of- of Aviation Electric Company except in repayment of In an said: emotional rolce, 'I want to without equivoca- tion that earlier testimony of Mr. Lamarro and Mr. Ruadnower entlrelr regarding 'any pay- to me except the repayment of loans Uon." I made to oorpora- B. H. Lamarre and T. K. Rcad- nower have testified they wero only 'dummy" officers for Aviation trlo. that the real owner, and that tho general took out of the war mont of it by requiring them to "kick jack" the bulk of the to him. Chisholm Youth Killed on Hunt Hlbblnj, Minn. Su- clch, 19, Chisholm, was fatally wounded yesterday when he was accidentally by a hunting com- panion who was loading a shot gun. Brother, Sister Held for Beating Boy, 6 Farmlngdale. N. husky U-ycor-old boy and his sister, eight, were held by Nassau county authorities today after police said hey savagely beat a little school- mate because they had an Impulse to 'kill a boy." Authorities withheld Captain James Farrcll ,he names. Detective asld the victim, Lyman Van Nos- ,rand, eight, lured Into a thicket and knocked unconscious with a plank wielded by the girl. A doctor said the child would be onflncd to bed for at loaat two woiikx. Ramadier Quits; Troops Called Up Blum Slated to Form New Capinet; Strikes Spread By Louis Nevln Paris France recalled to the colors part of the 1047 military class to bring tho army up to "nor- mal strength" today as President Vincent Auriol looked to Leon Blum to form a strong, stable govern- ment. The recall order, broadcast over the national radio chain, brought about more troops into the army at a time when the govern- ment was trying to stem a spread- ing strike wave. Half of tho 1047 contingent of troops, be demobilized until not duo to spring, was freed a few months ago to provide manpower for Industry and agri- culture. Blum Slated for Leadership Auriol was reported to have com- pleted his consultation with party leaders after the resignation of Premier Paul Ramadier. Auriol invited Socialist Elder Statesman Blum to lunch with him and usually well-informed nourcon tho President would nlon him to try to form a widely- based with all but tho communists and De- gnulllfits represented. Ouy Mollet, secretary-general of the Socialist party, said yesterday that Blum had consented to succeed Ramadlcr, another socialist, whoso regime .was harassed by political, economic and labor troubles for the entire ten months of its life. on Strike Approximately workers wore reported on strike throughout France as Ramadlcr quit. Special security guards were posted in Paris and other tcnso French cltlift to prevent possible violence. Coal automobile factories and Mediterranean ports were tied up by a communist-led strike. A mil- lers' strike led to of a bread shortage. Tho 72 Do Ctuulllst deputies'In. the 610-mimber national annambly nl- already hove declared their opposl- Jon to a Blum government. Blum was. premier of France twice before the war. All the .strikers involved In the current labor tioup arc 'members of unions affiliated with the com- Standing Before The Center of the altar, Lieutenant Philip Princess Elizabeth, during wedding ceremony in London's Westminster Abbey T Mllford-Haven. At la Queen Elizabeth. ure Standing by Herald via radio from London.) munlst-dominated oration of labor. general confcd- San Francisco Store Robbery Loss Is San gunmen escaped with In caoh from San Francisco department store last night after binding a watchman who was putting the money In a basement vault. The gunmen apparently had hid- den In the store before tho regular closing time, A Janitor found the nd watchman and called police. Retrial in Minneapolis Slaying Set January 5 Minneapolis Retrial of Mark M. Doollttle, 52, Minneapolis stool worker accused of: slaying his wife, will start January 5, Michael J. Dillon, Hennepin county attor- ney, said last night. A district court ury disagreed after the first trial ,nd was discharged last Saturday ,ftor being deadlocked for aa houro. Four Point Anti-Inflation Program Slated for Study Senate banking committee decided to- day to go ahead Immediately with a four-point anti-Inflation program but delayed action on President Truman's request for standby price-wage and limited rationing control power. Chairman Tobey (R.-N. said the committee will begin con- 20 Flee Burning Minneapolis Apartment House persons were driven into the street and one woman was carried down a ladder from' her second floor apartment when flre early today swept: through the basement of a ten-apartment building at 1901 Park avenue. The flro broke through the flrsl floor in several spots and the entire building suffered smoke damage. Graff, Former Mayor at New Ulm, Dead New TJIm J. P. Graff, 70 former New Ulm mayor and Brown county legislator, died here Wed- nesday. Ho was a member of the United Spanish War Veterans. Weather FEDERAL FORECASTS Wlnona and snow or rain tonight, changing to snow and becoming heavier Friday. No important temperature change but becoming colder Friday night and Saturday, Low tonight 32; high Fri- day 36. Minnesota: Light snow north and light rain or snow south tonight, Friday snow north and heavy snow south-' with' four to six Inches of additional snow accumulating by Friday evening. Occasional snow and much colder Friday night with considerable drifting and blowing snow in Houthurn and oiwtcm HCC- Uonn. Wisconsin: Occasional snow north and rain or snow south tonight and Friday, Little change in temperature. Snow likely to become heavy over nortli and west central with increas- ing winds Friday night. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 35; minimum, 32; noon, Idcrwtlon next week of legislation o continue rent controls, restore in- tallment buying curbs, tighten jank credit and possibly Increase margins for buying on tho com modlty exchange. Opposition to delaying congros- lonal action on the proposed ra- lonlng and price control power ircviously had arisen in both Re- lublican and Democratic ranks. Oppanlllon Tho opposition was prompted by ho announcement of Senator Rob- brt Taft (R.-Ohto) that the Sen- te-Houso 'hlch ho economic heads will committee shunt aside two proposals to tako a look rat at other parts of Mr. Truman's on-polnt anti-Inflation program. Two other members of the com- mittee, Senator Flanders nd Sparkman said they ro against any procedure. While stressing that this stand hould not be Interpreted as a ull endorsement of the presidential rogrom, they said they believe the ontrovcrslal rationing and price ontrol ahould bo dobat- d during the current npoclal on, oven though they appear to c doomed. Aid to Get Priority This whole matter was slated for urther discussion by the Senate epubllcan policy committee Taft, so chairman of this group, sold Ions for putting a aid or Europe bill before the Senate megtio food supply. also would be discussed by the policy committee. The stop-gap aid legislation was; approved unanimously by tho Sen- ate foreign rolatlono committee night nt 4; 35; sun rises tomorrow at TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max. Mln. Prec, Princess Elizabeth and her husband, Lieutenant Philip Mount- batten the Duko of Edinburgh, leave London's Westminster Abbey after the wedding ceremony today. (A.P. Wirephoto to The Republi- can-Herald via radio from London.) yesterday. Chairman Vundcnbcrg (R.-Mich.) said the administration- backed measure will have the right -of-way over all other business once It reaches tho Senate floor. Anderson to Testify Meanwhile, however, at least one congressional committee was ready to tackle Mr. Truman's related eco- nomic program in its entirety. Chair- man Wolcott (R.-Mich.) of tho House banking committee announc- ed hl.i group will meet Tuesday to consider the whole ten-point pro- gram, including the controversial price control and rationing Items. The economic committee is sched- uled to start hearings tomorrow afternoon on what Taft considers tho less controversial phases of Mr. Truman's program designed to check living costs. Secretary of Agri- culture Anderson, tho first wit- ness, is expected to discuss parts of tho plan which call for (1) Induc- ing the marketing of animals and livestock at grain-saving and Development of weights agricul- tural conservation practices. Tho Senate appropriation commit- tee, which cannot act until the House unit docs, plans to spend tho Interim Inquiring into the do- Bemidji 27 Chicago 45 International Falls.. 2G Miami ............03 MplH.-St. Paul 36 Tfew Orleans 57 Phoenix 63 Regina............. 20 24 39 25 74 33 50 37 1 .08 .06 .2G .10 .01 .05 DAILY RIVER BULLETIN Flood Stage 24-Hr. Stage Today Change Red Wing 14 Lake City Reads Dam 4, T. W. Dam 5, T. W. Dam SA, T. W. Winona (C.P.) Dam 6, T. W. Dakota (C.P.) Dam 7, Pool Dam 7, T. W. 12 13 2.2 5.9 4.2 2.7 3.3 5.4 4.1 7.4 9.3 1.7 True Love Unselfish, Elizabeth, Philip Told love, the Archbishop of York advised Princess Elizabeth and her bridegroom today, "must always bo unselfish, rmd unselfishness is the true secret ol a happy married life. His address to the couple was made after the Archbishop 01 Canterbury pronounced Elizabeth and Lieutenant Philip Mount- batten, now His Royal Highness, the Duke of Edinburgh, man and WlfELove, the Archbishop of York told them, "must show itself not only in great moments of heroic self-sacrifice, but continually in all tho small problems and incidents of everyday life." "1C menus thoughtfulncss and -patience; ready sympathy and forbearance- talking over and sharing together the special Interests and cares which each of you will have. And thus you will learn to bear one another's burdens as you walk on the road to life, mak- ing the journey together with happiness and hope." ___________ Mother Sentenced for Death of Son Made to Eat Pepper -I- -1 .1 Tributary Chlppewa at Durand.. 2.0 Buffalo above Alma----2.2 Trempealeau at Dodge. Black at Neillsvillc---- 3.0 Black at Gnlcsvillo----2.7 .1 Ln Crosse at W. Salem 1.6 .7 Root at Houston...... 5.8 -I- .1 RIVER FORECAST (From Bastings to Guttcnbcrr, Iowa) Above Lake Pepin there will be slight rises in the upper pools the next 24 hours. Thereafter there will bo littlo change including the re- mainder of the district. Luconln, N. H. A young mother who allegedly caused the death of her three-year-old son by giving him a tablespoon of black pepper as "punishment" today faced a two to three-year state prison term. The sentence was imposed on Mrs. Armature Winder Leaves Dallas Edward M. Harris. 71, an armature winder lor the Diil- las sti-cetcar and bus system, told fellow workers a week before his death November 7, "I'm too poor to Today his temporary administra- tor, C. W. Hudson, reported Harris left a of it Evelyn Cote, 25, yesterday. i hidden in his East Dallas Quarters. The child. William Burns, a son, _----------------- first marriage. Indian Kills Wife, Self Wabcno, 41-year-old Forest county Indian beat his wife into unconsciousness, while walking home from town, then, when he dis- covered in the morning that she was dead, killed himself with a shot-; pun blast that blew oil his head, District Attorney Allen M. Stranz said-today. Neillsville Trapper Takes 140 Foxes Durand, Wls. Wen- dell McKcc, Noillsvllle, who came here September 20 to trap foxes, has turned In 140 foxes, earning him In bounties. Now he will trap for-mink. La Crosse Woman In Affections Suit Denied Retrail Madlnon. Win. A alienation of affections award, made to Mrs. Berolce Leegard, Minne- apolis, by 'a federal jury October 30. at La Crosse.'Wis., against Mrs. Ruby' Dolan, La ap- proved by Federal Judge Patrick Stone in U, S. district court. Mrs. Leegard charged that Mrs, Dolan alienated the affections of her husband. Arlie. a .salesman. In granting a motion by Mrs. Lee- gard for a Judgment on the jury's verdict, Judge Stone denied mo- tions by Mrs. Dolan's counsel for a directed verdict dismissing the suit, or for a new trial. Mrs. Dolan formerly operated a tavern at La Crosse. Food Committee Yields Job to Cabinet Officials Washington The citizens' food committee'Js giving up active participation in the food conserva- tion program it started, but the pro- meatless Tuesdays go on. Officials sold the committee. headed by Charles Luckman, will turn the food-saving campaign over to regular government departments, but will continue to offer advice. Luckmiin, they said, been an- xious to return to his job ax presi- dent of Lever Bros. Soap Company. The savc-food campaign now will be in the hands of the cabinet food committee, which includes Secre- tary of State George Marshall, Sec- retary of Agriculture, Clinton An- derson and Secretary of Commerce A. W. Horriman. Lewis Plea Studied by Pardon Counsel Madison, Wls. (fit Timothy Brown, pardon counsel for Acting Governor Rennebohm, has under consideration today a plea'that Dr. ____ John Lewis, 73, Milwaukee, be matrimony. Million Britons Cheer In Rain Traditional Pomp Marks Ceremony at Westminster Abbey By Tom London Princess Elizabeth and her beloved, the newly-named Duke of Edinburgh, were married today in the solemnity of West- minster abbey and rode back to Buckingham palace to the cheers of a million Britons beneath a clear- Ing- sky. Tho wedding day, greatest occa- sion for Britons since George VT became kins, brought a bright splash of color to the fabric of a, nation rent by bombs and economic crisis. Ellzebcth. her faco radiant abovo an Ivory satin gown embroidered with thousands of pearls, wore a. diamond tiara and a lipstick suited to television cameras. at Ceremony Before the Archbishop of Canter- bury and backed by a crowd..-of nearly 3.000 kings, peers and com- moners, the 21-year-old bride, prom- ised to love, cherish, and obey her 26-year-old betrothed. The bride- groom, Lieutenant Philip Mount- batten of tho royal navy and former prince of Grerce, is now "his royal highness" and a duke, earl and baron. King George VI knight- ed him yesterday. Queen Mother Mary saw her granddaughter married. Absent from Die ceremony were the Duka of Windsor, whose abdication, brought Elizabeth's father to tho throne and made her heiress pre- sumptive, and the American-born, twice-divorced duchess. Brief patches of blue sky appear- ed as the wedding began, aftar an. early morning drizzle. Traditional Spoken The Archbishop of Canterbury, primato of all England, intoned the words: "I now pronounce that they arc man and wife" at a. m. a. m. as the and Broom, knelt before the altar in Westminster abbey. In tho traditional words of Church of England marriage ice, Princess Elizabeth and the dulu promised to love and to cherish, each other for better or for worse. in sickness and In health until death. Their responsive "I wills" to the J archbishop's questions barely audible in the crowded abbey. The marriage lines of the princess, which she repeated in a voice al- most inaudible at times, contained tho promise "to love, cherish, and to obey" her new husband. The duke's marriage lines, repeated In a deep, clear voice, used only the words: "To Jove and to cherish." omitting tho word obey. Cheers Drown Bells As tile two left tile abbey, church bells rang out, only to be drowned in the welcoming roar of the wait- ing thousands outside. Prime Minister Attlea and predecessor, Winston Churchill, smiled at the young couple as they passed up the aisle after signing tha marriage register in the chapel of St. Edward the Confessor, founder of tho abbey. On the way back to the palace, both the princess and the duke who received his royal title from King Gcorgo VT, last night, waved at the throngs of people along the Many of them had waited all night and been soaked In an Intermittent drizzle. Ceremony Broadcavt Kneeling on pillows on the of the red and gold sanctuary, royal couple followed the Arch- jishop of Canterbury, Dr. Geoffrey Fisher, through the traditional marriage ceremony of the Church, of England. As Phillip and the princess spoke Jieir responsive "I wills" and re- peated their vows to love, honor and comfort each other in sickness and in health forever, their voices were broadcast to a listening world. Thus another scene was added to ;hc richly illuminated pages of Eng- ish history, as two great-great- grandchildren of Queen Victoria leased from the stntc prison at Wau- jun where ho Is serving a one to five year sentence for arson. Dr. Lewis entered the prison Scp- ;ember 30 after a municipal court ury convicted him of starting a flre in his Milwaukee Cal- 'ary Presbyterian church last Janu- ary 27. Brown said he was unable to in- dicate when the acting governor would act on the application. He the written riles were lengthy md would require considerable time for study. New Insurance Commissioner Named St. W. Harris, St. Paul, will become state insurance commissioner December 1, succccd- ng Hewcll R. Johnson who resigned Wednesday after more than six years in the office, which commands a annual salary. Ground Broken for New Laboratory Mills, Inc., Wednesday broke ground for I pilot plant for testing new manu- acturing methods and expansion of ts research laboratories, estimated a cost and expected to be iompleted by next July JU Princess Elizabeth and Philip of- ficially are considered to be third cousins, although the distant blood relationship admittedly Is compli- cated in the line of descent. Kinship Remote Actually they stand between sec- ond and third "rela- tively remote" blood kinship which has linked many partners In royal marriage in Europe in the past. The ceremony was packed with the ancient symbolism of a thousand years of English history. It light- ened, somewhat, the hearts of princess' millions of future subjects, adding a splash of color and ro- mance to a national life which has become progressively more dreary since the legions of Hitler first threatened Britain. Throughout the country, in every town and village and farmhouse and upon the high seas, millions of loyal Britons rejoiced, not thinking of tho ceremony as something to be shared only by those comparative- ly few who witnessed it. .Radio and television provided a personal link between the princess and many of her people. Scotland Yard estimated the crowds jamming the route to the (Continued on Pace 3. Column. 4) ELIZABETH   

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