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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 30, 1947, Winona, Minnesota                                W EATHER mow mitvh FM IS COMING Ba rare radio can receive Jfc Full Leased, Wire Newt Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations VOLUME 47. NO. 266 WINONA, MINNESOTA. TUESDAY EVENING. DECEMBER 30. 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY FOURTEEN PAGES Wallace Candidacy Raises Political Stir Vice-President Under F.D.R. Maps Policies 'Peace, Prosperity, Declared Platform for New Candidate Henry A. Wallace "I "hftll r candidate for Unltod States Rn Independent President in 1948." of the announced he will cnmpnlfcn oft platform advocating "ponoo and. prosperity" and said both and "slant for policy which opens the door to war In our lifetime, find makoii war certain for our children." Asked If ho hoped to be elected MI an Independent, Wallace replied "there's always hope." Wallace made announcement In a nation-wide radio address Monday ntftht. A former Democratic vice-president nnd former cabinet officer under two Democratic proKt- Wallace O. K.'i Taylor Mllwunkw Henry A. who unnounoml Mon- day nlfht would run for prwldmt Independent In toilay that Glen II. Taylor (D.-Idaho) would tw "marvel- ui a running mute. Wallace told a prws oonfer- today that Taylor was one of many who have been mentioned frequently 'as jn-nildimUal for the "IM-W party." dents, thus bolted Democratic party which ho the had joined despite the background of ft staunch Republican family. He also ended speculation about political speculation that had started when ho resigned as secretary of commerce at the rwpwst of President Truman; The followed Wallace's op- position to iseeretary of State James r. Byrnes' policy of firm hand In dealings with Russia. At same time. Wallace Bounced that he had resigned M editor of the New Republic, ft week- ly publication, but said ho will con- tinue as a contributing editor and a weekly page for the miuta- Klne. He became editor of tho Now Republic after resigning from tho cabinet, Taylor May Ran Wallace's announcement broUKht a statement from Senator Olcn H. Taylor (D.-Idaho> that he Is con- sidering the possibility of running for vice-president on a ticket hond- od by Wallace. The former vice-president, who was elected with President Roose- velt In and then dropped in hrui him to "engage In this groat favor of Harry Truman in mid "thoawnrts of people" liavn said 'li't tho repudiate imlvenul flftht." The Progressive Citizens of Am- erica and the new Progressive party of Chicago had suggested that Wai lace enter the race. In addition, a Wolace spokesman said that per- sons from U states and tho District of Columbia had mado a slmllnr request Monday. The decision of the P.C.A. to endorse Wallace lust wetk caused reslftnatlon of two of the organization's top officers, News Conference Held At a news ronferenon following his broadcast, Wallace said tin would from the presttlpntlal race "should either of tho major parties become definitely n peaco party bo- fore the election." Ho also sale! thn party, as yet unnamed, "would support Procresslvp Democratic candidates for ConitrMS." It" It was "too early to say" ftbout choice of s, running mute, Announcing his decision to loavn Democratic party. Wallace said m his add "To those who hnvo come to mo asklntc the conditions of my adher- ence to the present Dcmwratln nd- I administration mtliury training nnd rid Itself of the Street-military team that Is leading us toward "My terms to the Democratic hlflh command hiivn been well known. ny thrlr actions and finally by Miolr words, they rmve snld 'Henry Wul- lurr. we widrome your support but wr will not chanue our policies.'" On foreign affairs the Issue caused his departure from President Trurrmn's cabinet he said: Mftrahs.ll 1'lnn "I fiic'.it the Truman doctrine and the Marshall plan as applied bo- cause thry divide Europe Into two warring rumps. Those whom, wo buy politically with our food will soon desert Of 'prices on the horno-front, he mild: "The American peoplp raid of tho fantastic appropriations that nro belne matte military ndventurua. in Greece, Turkey. bil- lions for armaments hern at homo, Hlowly It tluwns on us thut. those nrwspnprr headlines Imvo steppiul into our pvprycluy liven nl tho Kfo- rrry whrn WP pay II for butter, rents for rutcs, and 00 cunts for meat. "We suddenly roallv.o that wo can't have all the peopln Of tho world RpttlMK ready for the noxt war without pnylnit for It In our dully lives with Ic.vt food, clothing and housing." Romanian KingMihaiFire at Black Abdicates Bucharest, Romania King Mlhal I abdicated today ind the communist-dominated cabinet Im- mediately declared Romania a "popular democratic In a broAdcust proclamation, King Mlhal said ho had abdicated in the interest of the people. Ho snld tho present-changes In Romania hud made an alteration in the constitution necessary, -and ho would not stand in the way of the people, who must bo free to choose their own form' of govern- ment, He abdi- cated at 3 p, m. A proclamation to tho people, signed by all cab- inet members, do- clured Romania n "popular d e m o- cnitlo republic." Parlla m o n t is now sitting for ratification of KlnTMl! only recently ___ acts, -The ao-year-old monarch returned _.. from a trip to London and Switzer- land amid reports that he was seeking government permission to marry Danish Princess Anne of Dourbon-Parma, Mlhal attended tho wedding of Princess Elizabeth to Prince Philip In London November 20. It was reported, without con- firmation, that Mlhal loft at p. m, for an undisclosed destination.. His father, Carol II. twice renonunced the Romanian throne. Twice on Throne Mlhal twice ascended tho throne of Romania the first time when ho was only years old. He be- came king then upon the nbdlcatlon of his father. Carol renounced the throne rather than give up his love affair with red-halrcd Mme. Elena Lupescu. A regency ruled for, Mlhal until Carol ascended the throne- again after reconsidering his .abdication, Durlnjf World War II, CHroJ fled tho country after Iron guard TOM to power. Mlhal resumed later succeeded the throne and In overthrowing Dictator Ion1 Antonosou In n eoup on Augiyt 33, 1044. Mlhal was hon- ored by the Soviet government with the Order of Victory for this "cour- ageous act." Grain Rationed To Whisky Makers Washington Secretory 'of Agriculture Anderson today put whisky makoM on groin rationing in order to save grain for food. Acting under authority of tho newly-signed Anti-Inflation act, tho secretary limited grain use by distillers to bushels be- tween now and January 31 1048. This quantity compares with on average use of about bush- els n month during tho first ten of this year, The industry completed n volun- tary 00-day production holiday De- cember 24 In connection with the food conscwrotlon campaign Inau- gurated by the government early In tho fall. no-establishment of controls in o during tho war followed failure of the industry and the government to get together on a voluntary pro- gram of restricted uso of grain. Tho order Is effective at. midnight tonight. Each distilling plant will got a ra- tion of grain. Anderson prohibited tho use of wheat under tho grain allocation. Thye Will Address Minnesota Farmers Ht. Tllyo (R.- was slated to speak tonight at tho dinner mooting at University Farm of Minnesota Rural Youth, o group of in-30-year old farm rosi- clnntit too old for club work and too young for thn older furm bodies. About 300 from Minne- sota counties uro attending tho session. Spoken for Woman Who Died at Age of 107 Mnnkato Last rites wore spoken hero today for Mrs. Helen KIclrcd, 107, who, until her death Saturday at tho homo of a daugh- ter hero, was Minnesota's oldest resident. Five Die in Creek, Wis. Mother and Four Children Perish In Farmhouse Blaek Creek, Wto. persona perished today In a fire which swept a farmhouse nine miles north of here, The victims were Mrs, Fern Pin gel, 31. and four of her six chil- dren, the oldest eight and the youngest one ,year. They were trapped In a blaze which leveled the farmhouse of Ray Pingel, husband nnd father of the victims. Two other children were saved. The children who died with their mother were Carol, eight; Leroy, five; Janet, three, and one. Those saved, Betty Ann. ten, nnd two-year-old Carlo, were dropped from an upstairs window by their father who then, almost overcome by smoke, tumbled through the shattered glass. hltnwclf. Ho wns un- able to return to the smoke-filled dwelling. Arthur Rao t her, a neighbor of the Plngel's, said ho was awdfcened early this' morning by Plngcl pound- ing, on his door. He said the hus- band and .father was clad only In his underwear and that he was cut and bruised and his feet bleed- ing badly. Raother taid Pingel told htm there had been no fire In the stove In the kitchen of the two-story frame building and that the two of them theorized a short circuit In the wiring must have ignited the fire. Raether said the entire Pingel family was sleeping In bedrooms on the second floor of the house. Ho said Plngcl told him he was awak- ened by the smell of smoke and found the entire house filled. Ho said he managed, to snatch Betty Ann' and 'Oarla their beds and push them out a Window. The BUck Creek fire department arrived too -late -to' save the hou.se, which burned 'to 'the ground.- President Signs Duplicate Bill On Anti-Inflation Washington President Tru- man today signed a duplicate copy of legislation designed to reduce the cost of living while secret serv- ice men sleuthed through the White House for the original, The signature was penned reluctantly at a, m. (C.S.T.) alter a hurried scramble to copy the Republican-sponsored measure, which disappeared myBto- rlounly, after reaching the White House. Declaring the nation's economy faces a "grove Mr, Truman said in n statement the "bill is "piti- fully inadequate" to deal effectively with the problem of high prices. nut ho promised Its "meager au- thority" will bo used to tho fullest extent. Tho President's staff still had no explanation for what press Secre- tory Charles a. Ross called "some- thing of a White House mystery." Tho original bill, last seen on the desk of Presidential Counsel Clark M, Clifford Sunday evening, was lost without truce, Since tho bill would die if not signed by Wednesday, the White Houso sailed into action. It pre- pared the copy, rushed it to Sena- ;or VandenberR whose signature as presiding officer of the Senate was. essentlnl and put it on tho piano In oitHtody of Clifford's anslHtant, Ooorgo Elsoy. Hungarian Leader May Come to U. S. Wiuthlnirtnn Tho govern- mont him clodded Lo permit Sulyok, lender of tho Rnll-commu- nlst Hungarian Freedom party, to come to tho United States, Senator Ball snld today. Ball told a reporter tho State de- partment Informed him It linn asked American officials at Born and Vienna to IBSUO vlsns to Sulyok and to Count Joseph Palffy, a member of ils party, If they aro in Switzer- land or Austria, as has been re- ported. Rennebohm Declares ___t Fuel Oil Emergency MiidUon, Governor Oscar Rennebohm, declaring that u (itato of omorKcncy existed because of a shortage of fuel oil, called upon tho Mttito department of agriculture today to in- voke statutory powers deemed necessary to relievo the situation. Trtb chief executive announced ho had appointed Anthony E. Madlor, counsel for tho department of agriculture, mi ntato fuel admlnln- ;rutor. An advisory committee, to jo niiulo up of distribu- tors, dealers, railroad representa- tives and others, will bo appointed n the near future to discuss plans for carrying out necessary action, the governor said. Tlio demand for petroleum prod- 10U, ho said, "Is greater now than during the war, and temporary ithortaKO.s have occurred already In xovarnl WUoonnln communities. "Industry will bo given every op- portunity to combat tho emergency without necessity of Invoking tho governor said, adding: "Orders will bo-issued If problem cannot bo nolvod In any other wny, "A lonK, cold winter is certain to aggravate tho situation. Construc- tive action must bo taken at once If hardship to nvoldid." ffsss slbillty of Taft's nomination. (A.P. wlrephotos to The Republl Wallace Can t Run in Wisconsin Primary Election Madison, Wls. Henry A. Wallace cannot be an independent candidate in. tho Wisconsin Presi- dential preference primary April 6, Secretary of State Fred A. Zlmmer- mann said Monday r.Ight. Wisconsin statutes provide that candidates in the Presidential pri- mary must file as members of recog- nized parties, Zimmermann declared. Wallace will speak in the audl- iorlum in Milwaukee tonight. Moreover, palge Roberts, head of the Wisconsin' Department of 'Elec- tions, said there. Is no way for a third party 'to get' on the general election ballot as a. regular party. However, Wallace could run as an Independent In the general election In Wisconsin, Roberts added. To run as an independent In the November election, Wallace would have to file 14 sots of nomination papers, each containing sig- natures. The papers would bo for himself, his running mate and the 12 Wisconsin electors, Roberts said. Weather FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and vicinity: Cloudy with occasional snow flurries and much Six of B-29 Crew Rescued; Co-Pilot Tells of Crash Lieutenant Lylo B. Larson of Wls., Illght engineer, was one of the six crewmen rescued to'day after the crash of a B-29 six days ago near Nome, Alas- ka. (A.P. Wlrcphoto to Tho Republican-Herald.) colder tonight; lowest ten. Wed- nesday mostly cloudy and some- what colder; highest 22. 'Dimin- ishing northwesterly winds late to- Mlnnesota: Much colder tonight with partly cloudy to clear sky. Wednesday partly cloudy and con- tinued cold. Low temperature to- night ranging from ten to 20 below northwest and five above to flve below south and east. Wisconsin: Cloudy and much colder tonight, occasional light snow extreme north nnd east cen- tral portion. Low temperatures tonight, flve to 15 above except zero west central portion. Wednesday partly cloudy and cold. EXTENDED FORECASTS Near nor- mal temperatures in tho west por- tloa to two to four degrees below escape with gunfire. In the northeast will be average, Normal maximum 18 in the north to 34 in the south. Normal minimum one below zero in the north to 15 above in tho south. Cold Wednes- day and Thursday, Rising temper- atures Friday and Saturday. Colder Sunday. Precipitation will average one-tenth In tho north to one-fifth nch in tho south. Snow in south section Wednesday and again about Friday with frequent snow flurries In tho northern section mostly Fri- day and Saturday. LOCAL WEATHER obiiorviitlonH for the 24 Bitter Rioting In Jewish-Arab War Kills 47 Jerusalem The bitterest rioting since the United Nations decided to partition Palestine erupt- ed today in the consolidated refinery at Haifa, where 30 Jews and 11 Arabs were killed. Bloody fighting among some Arabs and 400 Jews followed the bombing of a line of 100 Arabs be- fore the.employment office. At least 14 Jews and. 47 Arabs were wounded. A Haifa Informant said the bomb thrown from a passing Jewish taxi, which sped away, covering its hourn ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 20; minimum, 20; noon, 29; precipitation, none; sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max. Mln. Pep. 37 20 14 13 Miami 71 03 Mpls.-St. Paul 27 25 New York 25 17 Seattle 45 32 The Pas .........-14 -20 'hlcago International Falls 14 Most of the Arabs apparently killed by the bomb, which shattered two days of quiet in the port city nnd set off reprisal attacks by Arabs on Jewish workers in the largo refinery on tho northern out' skirts of Haifa. 'British troops roped off the plant and fought thnlr way through inis stills and .tanks to halt the bloodshed. A Jewish source said the bomb probably was hurled by members of IrBUn Zvai Leuml, the Jewish underground organization which Monday bliiHtod nnd miichlno-inw- ncd Araljw at thu Damascus Rate In Jerusalem. DAILY RIVER BULLETIN Flood Stage 24-Hr. Stage Today Change Red Wing Lake City Dam 4, T.W. Dam 5, T.W Dam 5A, T.W Winona Dam 0, T.W 13 2.2 411 2.2 5.1 Dakota 7.2 Dam 7, T.W.....'.. 1.0 La Crosse 12 4.6 Tributary Streams .hlppewa at Durnnd.. 3.2 Zumbro at Thcllman.. 3.1 3ulTalo.above Alma.... 2.0 1.0 3.3 La Crosso at W. Salom 1.3 Root at Houston Trumpoalcnu at DoclKC. Bluck at Qalesvllle 0.1 RIVER FORECAST (From Hantlnicii to Guttonberjr, Iowa) No gate operation Is indicated so stages in this section will remain practically stationary for several days. Minnesota Officer Killed in Crash Moorhead The .navy Mon- day night notified Mr. and Mike W. Lamm here that their son. Lieutenant James W. Lamm, 30, was one of three men killed Mon- day when a helicopter crashed into the Naples, Italy, harbor. Lamm said his son had been operating from the carrier Midway. Labor Rights at Stake, Petrillo Attorney Says C. Pctrillo's counsel declared today at the open- Ing of the Musicians union leader's second trial on a charge of violat- ing the Lea act that "not only Petrillo but labor's historical rights are on trial." The lawyer, Daniel D. Carmen, asserted in federal court that "the question here is whether labor has tho right to take an action which Im.s become historic in labor prob- lems after negotiations for settle- ment fall." Petrillo, president of tho A.F.L. American Federation of Musicians is accused by the government In an amended criminal information of attempting; to coerce Radio Sta- tion WAAF, Chicago, to hire three musicians who the station, contended were not needed. Nome, Alaska (EN) Six of eight crewmen from a crashed B-29 were back to safety today through the heroism two Alaska bush pilots, but flve other men are still missing and feared dead in the frigid wastes of the Seward peninsula 95 miles north of Nome. The bodies of two men, thought to be members of the three-man parachute team that leaped to the aid of the stricken filers Saturday night, were believed to have been sighted less than 500 yards from the crash scene. A driver and dog team will attempt to locate them today. An intensive search also will be continued for tho pilot of tho su- perfortress, Lieutenant Vcrn H. Ar- nett. Santa Ana, and Na- vigator Lieutenant Frederick I. Shectz, Keyser, W. Va. Sought Aid Neither has been seen since they set out together Christmas night, 48 hours after their big ship plow- ed into the side of a. low hill. They told fellow crewmen they would seek aid at the Eskimo village of Shlsh- marcf. 50 miles to the north. The daring rescue was performed by Frank H. Whaley of tho Wlcn Alaska airline and William Munz of the Munz airline, both of Nome. Fiylng In 40-below zero weather they set their small, single-engine planes down in .a hazardous land- Ing on the crest of a hill close to the crumpled bomber, the "Clobber- ed Turkey." They quickly loaded the six weak but happy airmen into their ski- equipped craft, made a dangerous takeoll from the snow-covered slope and returned to Nome without mis- hap. The driver of the dog team, Charles O'Leary, flown into the crash scene Monday in a Norseman plane piloted by Colonel R. K. Stew- ard, was ordered to remain at the disaster site and search for bodies of the medical aid trio. Their names have not been released. In Good Spirits Nome air base authorities said all six of the survivors were in good spirits and fair health despite spending nearly six days and nights in the sub-arctic where tempera- tures hovered between 30 and 40 degrees below zero. One of the men suffered a broken leg and an- other is being treated for a frozen face. Lieutenant Donald B. Ducsler, Son Fernando, tho co-pllot, snld (.ho accident occurred as the big bomber winged southward to- ward Nome from the Eskimo vil- lage of Kotzebue, near the Bering sea. "I asked the pilot (Arnett) if he was getting Ducsler said. "He nalcl 'no' anil said ho did not mo to spiill him. Just then one of the crewmen yelled that the ground was coming up. "I grabbed the wheel and pulled it back.' The nose came up and the tail hit. breaking oil. Then the rest of .the plane smacked into the hill with a terrific crash and turn- ed ovei1. Colfax Engineer Greeted by Wife Elizabeth Larson, wife of the flight engineer, Lieutenant Lyle B. Larson, Colfax, Wis., said delight- edly that the Christmas turkey she and her husband were to have shar- ed had been kept frozen In nature's icebox on the roof of their home and will be eaten when he returns. At Colfax "our prayers have been Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Lai-son said thankfully Monday night when informed their son had been rescued. Utah Senator Backs Meat Rationing Plan Washing-ton Senator Wnt- Jclns (R.-Utah) said today ho is "convinced" that meat will have to be rationed as "the safe thing to Watkins' remarks to. reporters thus lined him up with several New England Republican senators who have expressed inclinations to place meat under distribution controls. These include Senators Flanders Baldwin (Conn.) and Lodge Minnesota Law Will Permit Wallace Entry St, Paul If followers of Henry Wallace wish to have his name on1 the Minnesota General election ballot as ft candidate for President, tills is how they must go about it: Between the primary election, September 14; and noon October 2, they must circulate petitions for presidential electors pledged to him. Before being submitted to tbc secretary of state petitions for each elector must bear tho slgnn-turcs of Qualified voters. Separate, petitions must be circu- lated and submitted for each, pro- posed elector, Minnesota, having nine representatives In Congress and two senators, Js entitled to 11 presidential' electors. The October 2- noon deadline for submitting petitions to the secre- tary of state is set by law to permit time for checking and printing of ballots. Political leaders felt certain Wal- lace supporters would seek to file a complete slate of electors. He Is generally regarded as strong In the state and Minnesota has twice given strong support to third party can- didates. In 1912 Theodore Roosevelt car- ried the state as Bull Moose can- didate and 12 -years later the late Robert M. La Follette ran a strong second to Calvin Coolldge. Public Works Backlog Huge, Truman Told Tru- man was informed today the coun- try needs approximately 000 in public works construction, to meet a backlog of demands for highways, schools, airports and similar projects. The estimate was submitted by Major General Philip B. Fleming, federal works administrator, in a letter outlining the status of pub- lic works needs and plans. The pap between recognized ncuds and completed plans "is dnnBcrous- ly PlcmliiK mvld in t.lie letter mnde public by the White House. He added there Is "no exact measure of today's needs for public but preliminary surveys and estimates Indicate that the dollar volume of necessary state and local con.sl.rnctlon for tho next few yi-ars "liven this figure spread over a 13-year period would call for an annual con- struction volume of nearly two-and-one-half times the 1947 rate of state-local construc- Fleming wrote. Year-End Edition Out Tomorrow Tomorrow's edition ol The Republican-Herald will continue a summary of local, state and national activities for the past year together with a forecast of 1948. The review of the year will' continue articles and appro- priate depleting prog- ress In Winona. during 1947 and pointing out tho opportunities for continued advancements In the new year. The famed economist, Rorer will outline vlcwa of what to look for next year. In addition Associated Tress writers will recall the top events of thn pant. The local review will contain a list of 1948 forecasts by Wi- nona business leaders; building during the year will be lirted an will other activities. For a summary of the'year's activities and a look Into the future don't overlook tomorrow's big year-end edition of G.O.P. Cheers Entrance of Third Party Politicians See Upset Chance Than on La Follette Henry A, Wal- lace's crusading entry the presidential race as .an Inde- pendent was tabbed by the Repub- lican high command today as mart- Ing the "disintegration" of Democratic party. But some Demo- crats contended their party would be strengthened.- Chairman Carroll Recce of O.O.P. national committee led Re- publican cheers for Wallace's at- tempt, at the first serious third party effort since 1924. He "Mr. Wallace's announcement should cause no surprise. It merely makes official the tragic disintegra- tion of the once great party of Jefferson and process to which. Republicans have been call- ing attention for years. Refers to Pendenrast "The Moscow wing of the Demo- cratic party has now parted com- pany from tho Pcndcrgast wing-. The tattle between the two will he highly interesting and. sibly, entertaining to tho nnd the nation will be the winner when both gangs Recce alluded to President Tru- man's former connection with Pcndcrgast Democratic political or- ganization In Kansas City. While many Democrats privately expressed fear that Wallace may take vital votes away from President in key political states. Representative McCormack (Mass.) assistant House minority lender. contended that the party Wallace bolted will' be stronger because of tho former vice-president's third party candidacy. "The votes we may lose." Mc- Cormack told a reporter, "will more than offset by those voters who will vote the Democratic ticket because of Mr. Wallace's attempt to create confusion." At the Wblto House, Presidential Press- Secretary Charles a. told .reporters, "there will be no comment" froni'PresIcTont Truman. Wallace's entry Into the Held a. third candidate propelled Amer- ican relations with Russia into race as an Issue. It apparently shook the political structure of the party he served as vice-president and possibly reshap- ed the die from which the Repub- lican nominee will emerge. See Little Chance Politicians'are almost unanimous In their Judgment that Wallace has an even smaller chance of election than tho late Robert M. La Follette. ST., who carried only Ills home state of Wisconsin under the Progressive banner in 1924. La Follette polled votes, more than any ob- servers think Wallace will get de- spite a vast Increase in the elec- torate. Despite public statements dis- counting the effect of- Wallace's move, there, was ample the Democrats fear its possible ef- fect Jn such key states as New York, California, Washington, UU- nols and Michigan. Senator Milllkln of Colorado, chairman of tho Republican confer- ence, named those particular areas in declaring that Democratic hopea for 1948 had suffered "a major blow." There is some doubt, however, that Wallace can get on the ballot In the states Millikln listed. In oth- (Conttnued on Pave 3. Col THIRD PARTY Economist Fears Recession Coming New York Economist Ro- bert Nathnn said Monday predic- tions by many economists of a recession in 1047 arc wrong as to timing but will come true before many months unless positive and prompt action Is taken to remedy what he called an unsound eco- nomic situation. Nathan, former chairman of the War Production board planning committee and later deputy war mobllizcr, said one of the big In making 1947 a boom year was an extremely Heavy accumulation of Inventories in the hitter months of tho year. The.39-ycar-old economist, author of .the controversial wage-profit survey for the CJ.O. one year ago. said inventory accumulations are bound to slow down before long. He added that the Marshall plan at best will merely maintain the cur- rent export level. Nathan propowii that business and Industry try to reduce pricea wherever possible to con- tinued high consumer demand and production. He said that unlew prices drop substantially and ly, "there is bound to be another round of wage Increases." American War Crimes Court End Scheduled Dachau, Germany Hana Mocser, commandant of the Nordhauscn concentration camp, was sentenced to death today by a U. S. war crimes court, which also imposed sentences ranging from years imprisonment to life on 14 of his confederates. It was the last war crimes scheduled to be held before an American court here, and ended two years of trials in which per- sons have been tried and. 1.3S9 been found   

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