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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 3, 1948, Winona, Minnesota w EATHER rlouilf with Innlfhl am! Full Leaied Wire News Report of The Associated Prese Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations IS COMING four new radio can reeefn H. VOLUME 47. NO. 269 WINONA, MINNESOTA. SATURDAY EVENING. JANUARY 3. 1948 FIVE CENTS PER COPY FOURTEEN PAGES Favored f Pool Wisconsin Centennial Will Open Monday w ww v v i __-------------- _____ ____. __._. State-Wide Holiday Set For May 29 23-Day Exposition Planned at Milwaukee Fair Wisconsin's Bdla celebration or lt.i 100th anni- versary of admission into the union begins here Mon- day with an elab- orate program of music. sprrchrji. receptions and dancing. The program will be the first of a series of spe- clul observances, which will include n state-wide holi- day May day Wl.von.iln was admitted into the n Rennebohm 23-day exposition at the Milwaukee August 7-20. The opening cerrmony. storting at n, m. Monday, will Include an address by Charted K. Bohlen, counsellor of tho department of a grand ball, u premier per- formance of tho new centennial song. and music by choruses and the University of Wisconsin concert band and symphony orcheclrn. The program will ripen with a pre- lude by tho Mcnonilnrn Indian bund in rotunda of Uin nijilt.nl. Atl- drojutes by Governor Oncar Honnti- bohm. Ora R. Rice of Dolavan, of centennial committee, anil Chief Marvin B. lloscnborry of the state supremo court will follow. The premier performance of the new song will be Rung by Donnld Oramm. Milwaukee, and mussed choruses under direction of Professor Paul Jones of thn state university, also will bo heard. Ilrnnebohm to Spmk Governor Rennobohm will speak again at tho Wisconsin f.'ekihouso In Afternoon uucl will Introduce Bohlen who will give thn mam ncl- dreu. A reception at tho capital will follow In the lato afternoon and in there will be n prand ball. More than will bo spent to the exposition at the fair grounds the biggest and best of its kind ever presented In Wisconsin. The exposition management, un- der direction of Ralph ffi. Arnmon, plans to spend on the celebration. In addition exhibitors will spend at least for dis- of their products and Im- at tho State Fair park. Ammon believed more than 000 persons will attend At the fair grounds Wisconsin will bo portrayed as It haa been through tho flr.it 100 yearn of state- hood. There will bo oxhlbltd of growth of agriculture, manufacture, education, the arts and recreation, A livestock show that will depict the jtate'd agricultural development in under direction of Mllo K. Swan- ton. of Mftdlwm. It rulljt for upprox- imntrly In premiums' with exhibitors from all part-t of tho un- ion and Canada entering their prize anlmal.i. and a Junior livestock ex- Swedish Cancer Specialist Called To Soviet Capital Stockholm Professor Ells Berven, Swcrtlnh cancer specialist and radiologist, left by plane today for Moscow for "consultation on a serious can- cer case." "I cnnnot tell you who my patient Is bconu.se I don't know myself Dr. Ben-en told newsmen. He received a cabled request from "the Russian au- thorities." Mrs. Berven said her husband had no lilca how Ionic he might lie In Moscow. Hhn lidded that his jtftNlstnnun had been re- "not for an operation, but only for consultation." Dr. llerven, 02, Is chief ph.Ynl- rlim of tho Stockhom Radium hospital. llnfurn the war a Swedish bruin surgeon, I'rofcsNor Her- bert Olfvccrpna, called to Moscow for consultation under similar circumstances. Later It developed thn t he had per- formed an operation on a Soviet official, Dr. Ollvecrona operated In February, 1030, upon Ivan A. Akuloff, who suffered a skull fracture In nn accident. Akul- ooff was prosecutor of the So- viet Union and secretary ot the all union central executive committee. (The Associated' Press hM no available record of Akuloff's activities since his res- ignation In .Stockholm without oltliiK any niilhorlly, tlmt Dr. llnrvnn'i pallnnt might Ixl I'rlmn Minister Htalln, Wiley Urges Economic Study Of Marshall Plain non-partl8an Union Plans Fight Over Court Ruling Examiner Finds Local Unfair In Practice first union to be held guilty or an unfair labor practice under tho Taft-Hartlcy act pledged today to "fight tho ca.se all tho way to tho U. S. Supreme court if ncccsniiry." Herbert O. B. King, attorney for local 74 of the A.P.L. Carpenters union at Chutlanoogii, Tumi., nuld ho will go the limit In opposing a ruling handed down here Friday by J. J. Fltzpatrick, an examiner of the National Labor Relations board, Fltzpatrick that local 74 en- gaged in a secondary boycott, banned by the new labor law as an unfair labor practice, by calling a strike of union carpenters when non-union flooring Installers came to work along side them on a Chat- tanooga home remodeling Job. First Under New kaw Tho llling of unfair labor prac- tice charges was limited under the old Wagner net to those against survey of the Marshall plan's prob- Impact on the American econ- omy wus urged today by Senator Wiley Wiley, B member of the Senate foreign relations committee, said he believes Chairman Vandcnberg made good move In asking the Brook- Former Winona Judge A former municipal Judge licrn. Mr. WUH In thin (illy and Inw In Wlnona for Hflvnnil yearn n> a partner In the firm of liuck nnd Fltrpntrlck. Hn x'rvril as municipal Juiltre (hiring, and for a short lime afti-'r, the first World War before mov- ing to Aberdeen, S. D.. whvre he resided until receiving his present appointment as NJLRH utttr the cn- aetmetit1 of the Warner act. Mr. Fitipatrlck succeeded his father, Patrick FItxpatrick. one- time xtato senator from this city, In thn lofliil law firm nftor tho liillrr'n death. Captain Donald Henry Oolege-Steel, left, pilot, explains the In- strumental panel to Governor and Mrs. Luther W. Youngdahl of Minnesota aboard airline at La Guardla Field today as the governor and his wife left for Copenhagen nnd pleasure trip to Scandina- vian counlrlcn. Governor Youngdahl said his prodcccraor, Harold E. ntannim, fucntl hlrt firm, renl tout. In his drlvn for (lnliiKatnrt to tho J'tKiiiibllcun niitloniil convention In Wlooonwln prlmnrleii In April. Youniiduhl "I definitely feel ha (SUriUcn) Is going to be Presi- Senate Group Awaits Report On General Graham's Deals A Senate committee expects to receive Monday a. full report on commodity transactions by President Truman's personal physician which arc under F.B.I. scrutiny. 0onator Knowlnnd n member of nn appropriations fliibcommlttea Investigating speculation, told reporters tho records Tax Cutting, Foreign Aid Get Priority Knutson Plans Bill to Spare Many Taxpayers Washington A "quickie tax-cutting bill and a short-term foreign aid measure were marked for first attention In the as Republican leaders laid plann ta- dny for the new of Congress Speaker Joseph W. Martin, Jr. of coupled those two items with rent control extension and federal budget reduction as part of the early "rmist" program for the -legislators convening Tues- day. He said he expects the House to pass a tax reduction bill this month just to let the White House know what is on the way. There are no plans for such rapid action In the Senate, where some Republicans nnd many Democrats favor delaying tax legislation until the federal fiscal picture Is clearer. Knutson Bill Ready Martin said he has no particular measure In but Chairman Harold Knutson (R.-Minn.) of the employers only. The Taft-Hartley law permitted them to be filed against unions, too, for the first time. In another precedent-setting de- cision, Federal Judge Stephen w. position. Thren miniature farms will be built Iri Ihr agriculture building, Onr will depict a pioneer farm, u second the farm or the whrat urea nnd the third a present clay dal establishment. Crops, ranging fro barlry to tobncco, will itrow In hug flnt boxes fitted together Into smu fields. Wisconsin companies Unit mam fticlurc farm miidilnery pliui dab orate exhibits In the agriculture show. The J. I. Case Company, Racln plans to plunt cropii nnd them on tho fulr grounds und clem onstrate three stages of the sickle and cradlo flail, horse an powrr drawn mowers ind combine und forage choppers. Allls Chalmers Manufacturln Company, Milwaukee, plans to dup llfate a Wisconsin furm, with slope and rldgrs, and to show moclcrr soil conservation methods. Othc implement manufacturers plan arrange other crop sowings and b ready by exposition time to demon stratc their products and modern methods. An art show will exhibit out standing works by local artists in- cluding paintings of state subjects of the post century. Plays written by Wisconsin persons will bo presentee during tho fair as will songs that have been written by stntt- residents The dairy Industry will have a building of Its own and will depict growth of that Industry from thi early of kitchen manufacture to modern fur-lories. Olhrr build- ings will provide exhibits for com- mrrce. manufacturing plants, eclu cation, health and food. Losulng camps, wildlife and gamo exhibits by the conservation depart- ment and youth programs also will be featured. A special 16-room ex- hibit Is planned by u women's com- mittee, ruch phase Illustrating life In a specific Wisconsin period. Mrs. Herbert Kohlcr, of Kohler, Wls., heads this group. I Ings institution for a report on the Brenn'on issued the first injunction best way to administer the aid to under the Taft-HarUey -law at mica. N. Y., Friday ngalnst local 204 of the A.F.L. Teamsters union. The injunction restrains the lo- cal from continuing six alleged un- fair labor one of so-called or requiring an employer to pay Jor work not the N.L.R.B. here can decide if the lo- cal was "unfair." Local 204 was accused of demand- ing that tho Conway Express com- pany of Plttsdold, pay the union an amount ctiual to the wages of a union member as penalty for allowing a non-union member to drive a truck from New Britain !onn., to Cleveland, Ohio, Inst Sop- IB Western European nations. But he said he thinks tho find- ings of the privately financed re- search institution should be broad- ened to Include "an estimate on how these proposed exports to foreign countries arc going to affect us at home." Vandcnbcrg's action also was np- plaudcd by Senator Brooks ni.) and Taft both critics of President Truman's proposal for four-year, outlay, and Speaker of the House Martin Meanwhile, Representative Leo Allen (R.-I11.) t-3ld newsmen passage of tho Marshal: plan would commit Minnesotan Raps Reserve-Guard Merger Proposal Washington W) An assertion that Major General Harry H. Vaughan, chief military aid to President Truman, "took advantage -will be subpoenaed from the firm of Bache Company, New York brokers to the physician. Brigadier General Wallace H. Graham. Summons Issued Knowland said a summons call- ing on Bache <fc Company to supply copy of Graham's account has been prepared nnd will be issued House Ways and Means committee has ready a bill l.n cut M.COO.OOO.OOC on" thn pi'rnrnt l.nx loud mm knocl an or the rolls. Tile form of tax legislation and other major measures probably will be shaped next week by tho Q.O.P steering committee which blueprints House Republican policy. Martin said Congress must act it, UtjQJUijiij n JUiiUa LU lllll as soon as a minor technical point lor htoi He sald soon on rent control legislation since the present law expires at the end of February. Indications are that It will be extended with no major changes. Change Asked In Wiige 1IIII The speaker also advocated a hike to <lft cnnlN In tho pru.iunt 40-cttnt.i- an-hour minimum wage for non- organized industrial workers. He declined to comment on the prospects for passing universal mili- tary training legislation this year but Indicated that the steering com- mitee may consider It at an early meeting. Martin reiterated that he is not a candidate for the Republican presi- dential nomination despite efforts by congressional friends to line up Canada to Sell Bacon to Britain for 29c a Pound Ottawa, Ont. Britain has agreed to buy Canada's sur- plus bacon, beef, butter, and cheese for the next two years with 1948 prices from sev- en to 22 per cent higher than those commanded in 1347, It was announced Friday by G. Gardiner, minister of agricul-. ture. Prices for 1349 ore to- be nego- tiated before the end of year, ho said. The Con.idbuis sold Britain approximately of hncon In at 29 cents per pound. Thn nrw contract fur delivery of ISB.OOO.iKX) pounds In W48 at 3G per pound. Beef, of which Canada Mold the British about 000 pimmta liiot year at per hundri-d pounds for top grade will sell at hundred in 1948, The contract calls for delivery of about pounds In 1948. Storm Leaves 16 )ead; New Jersey emergency Called New OP) Teni of thou- sands of New Yorkers, shivering in cold and darkness, were prom- ised relief today from n. series of rnln. nloct. anil snowfalln that Sites South of Sarnia, East of Franklin Land of Huff on Lake Third Choice the Nrw York city in tho wakn of lust Wfick'ii ptirnlyxlnic snow- is torm. No snow in sight over the week- end, tho Weather bureau forecast, promised the harried region a re- spite from weather woes which had buried Its streets and highways un- der a record 25.8-lnch blanket of snow followed by a crippling Ice siege. A combination of rain, sleet and snow buHctcd the populous north- eastern states Friday leaving at cost 18 persons dead. Massachu- counted ton victims. Connecti- cut four and New York and New Jersey one each. City Still Groggy Still groggy from the impact of he record snow, New Yorkers founc ncrcosed misery in the fcick coat- ng of ice which has gripped the ity and Its environs since Thurs- i'.cleared up. first wants rge nf nation continued, whether It only is not candidate but doesn't to find out, he expect to be one and "I don't cx- tn nation Amcrlca to H course which wouklj tcmbcr. )0.it In 20 yearn, INNIICH "Wo spend that kind of' In the Chattanooga cuse, Exam- jincr FlUpatrlck ruled that the car- money." he said. While he is flatly opposed to the Marshall plan from top to bottom, Allen wild, he thinks "it will go through" in some form. Alien is chairman of the Influential House rules committee, which deter- mined procedure for consideration of major bills. He said thnt so far as ho Is concerned there will be no effort to botllo the plan up in his committee. pcnters' strike had the object of forcing the home remodeler, George D. Stanley, to "cease doing business" with thu flooring installation Jlvm, Watson's specialty .store, which had a contract to do the work. But Fitzpatrick held that the carpenters' locnl did not call the strike to force the non-union work- ers to Join the union, us had also been charged. guard and organized reserves und federal control came today fro a national guard leader. Major General Elltird A. Wals president of the National Guard a (icolntlon mid Minnesota udjutai general, made the statement In a article entitled "A Grab for Power in the January edition of the magu zinc "The National Guardsman." Wnl.sh wrote thnt there Is ever reason to bollovo a magazine artlcl by Vnughiin in the publlcalln "Reserve Officer" was "Inspired b Colonel Neblctt (William H. Neb lett of the Reserve Officers assocla tlon) and In all probability he col laboratccl with General Vaughan 1 Its writing." The national guard official as scrted that "the professional soldlc and the War department" tried fo a century to discredit and dcstroj ;he state militia system. Weather Each Of Tho Children of Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Saucr of St. Cloud was born on December 30, all within a two-year period but at in- tervals of one year. James, shown with his mother in St. Cloud hos- pital yesterday, arrived December 30. 1947; Janice, held by Nurse Jane Buettncr, was born December 30, 1040, and John, hclc by his father was born December 30, 1945. (A.p. Wlrcphoto to The Re- publican-Herald.) FEDERAL FORKCASTS Winona and vicinity Mostly cloudy with slowly rising tempera- ture tonight and Sunday. Low to- nlKht 22; high Sunday 3R. Minnesota: Considerable cloudi- ness tonight and Sunday. Warmer Sunday and in south portion to- night. Wisconsin: Considerable cloudi- ness with slowly rising temperatures tonight nnd Sunday. LOCAL WEATHER Olllclal observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 27; minimum, 9; noon, 27; precipitation, none; sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow nit TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max. Min. Pep. Chicago 30 26 Des Molnes ........31 13 Duluth 32 14 Miami 7D Cl Mlnncapollg-St. Paul 21 13 New York 35 28 Seattle 47 37 Washington .......39 31 .03 cd by Chairman (R.-N. H.) of the full committee, by Chairman Ferguson of the subcom clttee, or by any other member Knowland and Senator Brooks (R.- are the only two subcommit- tee members in the city. Baehe Company has promised to have the Information available at Its Washington brunch by Moncla; Knowland continued. The- Callfornlan displayed .tome ir- ritation, meanwhile, at what he called failure of the Justice depart- nent to cooperate in the inquiry nto Graham's dealings. TrnriinR- commodities is not ille- gal, but thu F.B.I, said in a brief explanation Friday that it las been making a general Investi- gation of speculation and Its effect on retail prices of grain products. Knowland said that Edward A, Tiimm, astiliitant to F.B.I. Director olin Edgar Hoover, told him es- entlally the name thing and refer- od him to Assistant Attorney Gen- ral John F. Sonnett, who heads he speculation inquiry. Sonnett Gonr He telephoned Sonnctt's office Rowland continued, and was tolc onnett was talking on another ne and would call back promptly Utcr waiting approximately two ours, the senator said, he called onnctt's office again and wa.s tolC Us time the official had left the ty for two weeks. Knowlahd said what he wanted i know was whether the Justice apartment would provide the com- littee with a copy of Graham's ac- ount and whether it has been In- estlgatlng transactions by other overnment officials. The disclosure that the F.B.I, has been checking- on deals by Gi'aliam cume In a letter which Bache Company wrote to Knowland In pcct" to be drafted. Director of Wisconsin Alcoholic Study Picked Mndlson, Wl Appointment of Walter O. Cromwell, -13, High- land Park, 111., associate director of the Juvenile Protective Associa- tion of Chicago for the last ten years, as director of the new Wis- consin Bureau of Alcohol Studies was announced today by A, W. Bny- wclfnro. department d'l- The newly appointed director, who will assume his duties March l, ranked first in a list or three candi- dates certified for the Job by the state bureau of personnel. He wlJl receive a month. Cromwell was instrumental in or- day. The new peril darkened homes and snarled heating systems as glaze-coated branches and trees collapsed, felling thousands of power lines. Ice <jn third rails and overhead wires caused new disruptions In commuter rail truffle and frozen runways curtailed air travel. New Jersey was HO hard hit Gov- ernor Alfred E. Driscoll proclaimed a statewide emergency. Most roads as well as through highways leading into New York: city wore sheets of ice. The Ameri- can automobile, association warned that attempting a lengthy trip nvpr t.hpm wniilH Uiu. An apparent agreement that area cast of Franklin street and south of Sarnia street contains the best centrally located sites for a, swimming pool was reached at a, oJnt meeting of three mu: ind civic groups Friday night at the city building. It appeared that In this area most avorcd Is a privately-owned site im- mediately east of Franklin street, ictwcen Sarnia street and Lako Vinonn, while second choice is clty- wnc-d land directly cast of this lie. A third choice appears to be urea west of Huff street, while two ocatlons new the bandshcll in oka pork appear to be running oor fourth and fifth choices. However, Uiese ratings are only us result of committee discussion and no decision was made, except contact E. L. King, Sr., owner f the Franklin street site, and to ivcstlgate any legal difficulties ob- ructlng the use of city-owned land this area as a site for a swim- ing pool. May Not Mr. King owns a piece of land, lundcd by Franklin and Sarnia streets, which in about 365 by <9t5 feet, according to Information pre- sented at Jost night's meeting. This land, It was suggested by several persons present, may have settled sufficiently to eliminate the neces- sity for pilings. This economy feature wax sug- Uivitod by Charles Slrforfeht, presi- dent "of Uin board of park commls- who nlno Informed Council Jommltlce Chairman Walter that the park board would have no objection to the erection of a swim- ming pool on park board adminis- tered land east of the King site. Present at the meeting besides Alderman Dopke and Mr. Slebrcchc wore Third Ward Alderman Howard Jaumann, Fourth Ward Stanley Wleczorck, Second Ward Alderman Joseph Dcttlc, First Ward Aldermen toyde PfelfTcr and Ben Decren, members of Dopkc's com- mittee, delegated to study pool sites; Mayor John Drucy; Julian Neville. chairman of tho committee of the KWlmmlng pool Winona Com- munity Planning council; city En- gineer Carl W. Frank, and Park Commissioners John Zywickl, J. M, George and Joseph Kricr. Only expressed opposition to the Immediate development of a pool came from Alderman Pfeiffcr who declared public bos indi- cated its preference for something ;hat will be impossible to develop." He pointed to the difficulties in acquiring a site east of Franklin street, the nocd for further devel- opment to make the Huff street situ adequate and the need for sewer and water main construction In this area before a pool can be used. Cites Need for Sewers Said he, "Anyhow need sewert 25 times worse Ulan a cliarg- ng that Goodvlcw "built nearly as many homes" in 1047 as Wlnona over them would be Damages to property were expect- ed to total millions of dollars. Other futilities attributed to the storm were reported in the Mid- west region. Milwaukee Neat Normal Temperatures In the Midwest snow and Ice belt were expected to rise at or above the freezing mark ovor the weekend. In Milwaukee, transportation, ganlzlng the Chicago Committee on both public and private, was some- Alcoholism in 1946 and has worked (thing near normal today following with governmental and New Year's day storm which agencies concerned with problems the city with 10.8 inches .Icohollsm. lot RI.IOW. response to a request that they .19! identify the Brigadier General Wal- .28 luce H. Graham carried on their .17 books. Bandit Robs Dulutfi Bank of Duluth, Minn. A short, dark-haired bandit, who apparently carried a gun in his overcoat pocket, robbed the City National b'ank in downtown Duluth of an estimated in cash shortly after 11 a. m. today. The state bureau of criminal apprehension said it was the first bank holdup in Minnesota in about six years. The robber entered the bank, approached a eagre occupied by Teller Merle Holmprcn and keeping: his riRht hand in his pocket, shoved a note across the counter. "Hand over your money or I'll kill the note read. Holmgren bejran filling- a bag- the robber furnished with loose currency, stepping- on a burglar alarm button at the same time. The intruder prabbcd the money, ordered Holmgren to walk toward a vault at the rear of the bank, and fled. Holmgren disobeyed the and followed the robber to the door. By the'time he reached the door, however, the robber had disappeared in the crowd. The meeting concentrated on dis- cussion of the Huff street and Franklin street sites at the sug- gestion of Mr. Neville, who reviewed pertinent portions of a swimming pool report prepared early in That survey, in1 which 20 per cent ol the population participated, showed that 83 per cent favored a Lake winonn. or centrally located site for the pool. Hi the planning council's report some consideration had been given to sites north and cast of the band- shell An Lako pork, but Mr. Neville sold that he now realized that the site casl, of the shell wns of greater vnluc a playground RTCH for children and that the site north not large enough, conjiidcrtnit (Continued on Tage S, Column SWIMMING POOL U. S. Marines to Sail for Europe Washington A group of marines whose number the navy declines to disclose will sail next Tuesday to strengthen U. S. forces aboard the Aircraft Carrier Mid- way, three light cruisers and ten destroyers now stationed In the Mediterranean RGB, The Cruiser Little Rock and two been trying to bolster against com- munist encroachment. The other craft are in Italian waters. The only clue to the slfce of the marine force given In the navy announcement Friday night was The men are being sent, the navy said, for shipboard training and to "restore the total personnel on board to approximately the normal over-all complement" of the carriers and three cruisers. that tho men, all from second dlvi-j Carriers in the Midway class nor- sion, will make the trip on a "nor- 'mal size transport of to of the destroyers are based at ports tons fully loaded." They will n Greece, which this country has from Morehcad City, N. C. mally carry men, including 100 marines, and cruisers men, of whom 50 are marines. However, the navy said American navy ships have been undermanned for some time, apparently a hint that it would take more than the ordinary numbers of marines to bring the four ships up to Uleir "normal over-all complement." The navy turned aside Questions whether Jt has plans to send addi- tional marines or ships to the Medi- terranean later. Wiley Action on Wisconsin's Oil, Gas Shortage Washington Senator Wiley (R.-W1.S.) asked government and private sources Friday to take Im- mediate steps to relieve the oil and gas shortage in Wisconsin. He said the Wisconsin Petroleum, association had telegraphed him action was needed nt once, and the petroleum dealers of Wausau, Wls, told him or wore families are without fuel oil. He said he had appealed to the Interior department, office of de- fense transportation, the Associa- tion of America Railroads and other sources. Wiley said In a statement the ODT told him It can not comply with a request of Wisconsin petroleum dealers to issue orders restricting use of tank cars to movement un- der 200 miles. The agency added, Wiley said, that It does not have sufficient personnel to enforce such an order. "The important tiling now is to get some fuel oil to our people and to prevent this shortage from occur- ing and reoccurrlng winter alter Wiley sold. arc abundant evidences that the admin- istration's reckless policy of oil and steel shipments overseas has con- tributed to the present severe short-