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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 16, 1948, Winona, Minnesota                                w EATHER FM IS COMING Be mire yocr new can 1L Full Leaied Wire Newt Report of The Atiociated Preii Member of the Audit Bureau of 'WINONA. MINNESOTA. MONDAY EVEN'NG, FEBRUARY 16. 1948 FIVE CENTS PER COPY SIXTEEN PAGES MATTER OF FACT Russians Helped To Escape By Jowph iinil Kravchonko. Ou- iwnko and thr other wrll Individual df-vrti-rs from ttm Hovlei xynlrni havr i-vnkrd a fa.trlnatet Inlerria In this country. Hut, almost no mtrrc.it nil brrn iirou.v-d by Inc fur m'in- rxtraordlnary fart that inorr t.liuli fi 000 ItUMlnn firinK military ulitl wl- dtrrn belonging to Htid orriipalliiii tureen In Clnrniany have flenerled to the wentern y.onei In the last two years. Kvlflrntly a Hlnitln Kravehrnko If tie wrlt'en u biv.k. In callable of rupturing the public Imagination Kvery ono of llieim ICiinnlaiiH wh( have fled from tin- Hiivlel Ir Oennany has taken greater rlnkn to find freedtirn than Kravehenko look Nevertheless, more, than S.OOO who have fled constitute too rnawlvn nmuilnK nnd Incredible n pheno- menon to rnnke much Imprwwlon. The fact of ihi-.ir nuuui tlc.ierterii from the Soviets, IIrut reported In thin upare and not Mnee disputed fK-ceK an Important and curious iMue df public policy. Thn liwilie ran be mated very simply: noon the American tradition of wclr.om- Ins political ctlll mean unythlnif at all, or are those who choose freedom nlmply to bo told to KO back to slavery, without fur- ther THE I'HOIH.KM arlm-n In con- nection with tin-up Hu.-wlan omrerit nnd Koldlcrs who have floe from the Rovletn In Germany, for n very curlou.i reanon. It Is now the official rule of thn American military government that thewe mer must txi returned to thn drnadfu juMlcr of the Soviet secret police if they no unhicky as to be In our xnne. of Germany, Thin ruin arises from an agree- ment made, nt Mm end of the war betwfleri tho Novlel and American commands In Ciormiiny. Tlio tiKfi ment required each command to mum dewrtern to the other. There nt the lime, sornn reawin for tho Mnee wnnll nllrn her of Amerlcnn had been left behind the part of thu Hovlet none firm occupied by our fur M l.i known, there wan no rewwi ftt nil for tho Infamous parnl- li-l mrrwment, that Uuwlan prlson- erii of war and other flovlet found by In Germany would ulno be returned to the 8ovlel Union rven If they were unwilling to bo rcpivtrinted. Hut thin agreement rnwned arid enforced. Long IIKO, when It becivmn np- pnrent that law numbers of Oovlet nnd desired to dc- to the west, n group within the American military government Jn Oermuny began to advocate Jnt- tlvmlng tlieiw wllh thn Thn proposal wii.n vetoed by Oenernl Lucius O. Clay. Tho prob WM then raised on n higher level. In Wanhlngton. -but abandon- ment of the exchange of deserters agreement wan ngriln vetoed by Hen- retury of State C. Marshall Thin in why the agreement l.i still In force. TirKiiE noV.s "NOT worn to bo liny very uood reawm why It shoultl be still In force, except the. Inbred reluctance of military men to en- courage desertion, even from thn forces of the enemy. aro many excellent on the contrary why thr agreement ithollUI Jet- tlnoned. The main one l.i Unit thr pre.ient flow of desertions from Ihe HovleU In Clrriimiiy could be trans- formed Into a fliKKl by a cli In the rule.i. A wlso Clerman poli- tician Intimately with the flovlet setup rernurki-d to one of these corn-.Miondents In Iterlln: "Hfivlrt. headquarters would be (In- fcertcct If your people winild Jll.lt Offer any KusAlan crossing to your wme acres of land and a inulo In America" Thli pithy statement li ronflrmed by infnriiu-il niiltioi-l- lies In Washington. A real flood of deserilon.s from the Koviet.s would have two obvious results. In the first place, no morn effective or nuin- juml.thliiK device of jinychftlnKli-al warfare could pfifl- Mbly be linaKlni'd. Itu.islaiiM In Cler many have already had thi-lr (le- railed homo and have burn required to live In guarded bur- riirK.-i. In firder to limit desertion to the western xom.i. Tin1 dei-.i-i-tlonn rontlnur. If they swell Id a flood, the adiiilnl.itratliin df the tlovlol mm- would certainly bo part-para- lyzed by the combined effects of universal mutual suspicion and stringently tightened security pre- THU NA.MKS OK the more recent Cle.vrlrrn are c lowly guarded, al- ttuiuKh it l.i known they Include lit least one colcmol general and many other personalities of Certain names ran be. listed, however, of former German prisoners of wiif who hnvn managed td elude the subsidiary exchange ngrecmcnt. A, Karplnsky, former profesjior of geology and hydrology at the Leningrad Minim- and a leading nxpert mi HdVlet nilni-ral resources; K. Ct, Molodct.-.ky, fnriiii'i' director of the economic depart- ment of thn Institute of rnopleti cif the North; N. Smiriiov, former professor of pi-lrolevun m-oloxy at the t.enlriKrad Institute; and V. Drallovsky, one df the firm Hovltit physicists td explore nuclear flwtlon, iitnotiK these Uumlulii now hid- den In Oermany, Surely mi-n of thin typo, whether former prisoners of wur or more recent escapees, nhould be brought to America under some reliixatlrin of the Immigration lawn, to be formed Into an InMllulo of ItUMiliui tttudlen. j Supreme Court Upholds Rent Law A "____ Swollen Crwk Which cmptlcn Into tho Ohio river Ju.st west; of Proctorvlllc. Olilc n mute. 7 tiiu onlv route to Proctorvlllc. The single lane bridge Is under four feet ot Ohio, spilled ovor wulur. The ,n mue. u wo "nth canoi had to pndd over tho .pun Inrtoad of under It. Tho noodhlt in Tennessee. tucky, VkKlnlu, Ohio nnd Indiana, (A.P. Wire photo to The Truman Asks More Turk, Greek Aid Tru- man told Canttreiwi todny ho will e morn money for mlliury mi- .il.ntMien for Greece und Turkey. Mr. Truman gave this word to tho Icxl.ilatorn in a report on uac of thn they votnd last year to help tho Greeks nnd Turku mint communism, JIo did not how much more will bo lunkod, yciir'n fund VM for Grmico and for Turkey. In a loiter sent to Congccm with tho report on U.HO of this money, thn President Mild Groe.cn has been subjected "to J-ver liilfhcr Incl'niui- liiK prefinurn" by a nommunlst mi- nority subservient to "foreign In- Kusslit Not Mentioned There wwi no mention of Ru.i.ila by nninn, of of tho Jludnlan natcl- teo In thi) Dalkami. Greek communldt Riinrrllln forces reportedly havn drawn aid from Greece's communist dominated nciKhbora. Mr. Truman economic as- can bo nlven Greece, under tho proponed European recovery program. Ho added: "The Kuropcan recovery program will not provide, however, for any uldltlimal military luiMniunci) re- quired for Greece and Turkey, LVhleh will, at Iho appropriate time, bn sotiKht from tho Consrcss under public law 70." I'ubllc law 75 Is the one under which Greek-Turkish aid funds wi-rii voted laiit year. Tl.o rresldent wild of the Hltuallon n Greece: "ft Is KlKiilflcanl thai the Kiier- rlllii warfare Is directed not ;lut Greek army bill iiKalnst Iho poo- of Clreeee, The deliberate and canton destruction of Greek vll- does nut result from mili- tary eiiKaKCMR-nls. It Is determined >ncl ruthless destruction Intended lo render people homeless and drive them frurii (.lie mill.' to forc-e them iitd (ivererowded urban centers where they become eharne.M of un ilready overburdened state; and to create fur them conditions of mls- and hardship In thn hope that th'l.-t will miikit tli'-m nuHceptlblo to lolltlcal iiKltnllon." (iuerrllln llainln Siniill Mr. Trilinan said Iho Kucrrllla bands "which traffic In human nils- try and chaos" aro too ftmall to be 'truly representative" of any large >art of the Greek population. He said they total about and i law proportion of these were orced Into "the? Kuerrllla ranks un- ler threat of death to Ihcmsolvos uul their families." Eisenhower Warns First 60 Days Vital in War If war comes to America again, tho first 00 days will decide the winner, Dwlght D. Elsenhower said today, Eliionhowor, now an elder military lilalrnimiin, nald no In his farewell report as army chief of staff. The general tookio look at mat- tors diplomatic ns woll as military, however, in writing his final of- lloial fltntemcnt. Ho K.H.I'. Vital saw the- European plan lathered by Secretary of State Marshall ne vital to "our sister de- mocraclCB" and to us. lElNunhowor did not mention by namo but ho said; 1. If Uio western European coun- tries wore to "become the pawns of totalitarianism, America's security would bo in dlro danRor." 2. If the democracies of Ihn Medl- lornmoan area nhould full and that corridor between east and west, were blocked, "tho effects would bo In- stant and "War. in such case, would be close to us." Elsenhower declared. Looking down the purely military road, ho predicted: "Uccau.io major imllons, in Ihc future, will bo armed weapons of terrifying destructive power, a series of lifthtnlng blows might con- ceivably end a future war at lus out- sot. "In such case, the rcsultlnu peace would not be cursed with social chaos produced by widespread dcv- aslatlon of tho cncmy'n land and in- lonwl facilities for living. "A corollary lo thin In tho need for a sy.-ilcm of major and alternate or secondary bases around which can be organized, first our own de- fense against air attack, and next our retaliatory countcroffcn.slvc. I.anil Forces Important "This concept, featuring us II does tho hope that In air power resides the possibility of avoiding long drawn out and costly land opera- tions, nevertheless and Inescapably raiulre.-i the availability of effective land without them, we will havo no bases and can sclvio none speedily. Wo would be wide open to attack and helpless to do anything posltlvi.- about it." Elsenhower said that on any fu- ture day of emergency and mobilisa- tion this country would need a ground army of men. But to maintain a regular army of this slue would be "prohibitively expen- he said. Thus the "only feas- ible solution l.i lo build the National Guard and organised reserves" lo required strength, "They will be needed at Ihcse strengths not a year or two years after a war starts, but on tho first clay of Elsenhower said. "What, we are able or not able to flo within 00 days of another war will bo decisive in Its determination of our ability to carry the war lo a successful conclusion." Three Men Fall Down Rochester Elevator Shaft Rnr.henlor, Two men ni-u In crlMcul condition and u third In serious condition In SI Mary's hospital today from an eight-story plunge down an elevator shaft in the hospital. In critical condition are Robert Riintlnll, ill, of Kaiisnn, and .7, Lynn Alberlson, 31, "car Rochester. Randall suffered head Injuries. Al- bortson broke seven ribs and his wrist and .suffered a. collapsed lung and head Injuries. Carlton T, -in, of Ro- chciil.er, mmtiilned a back injury. The three, all bricklayers, were re- pairing the clcvntor shaft on the seventh floor late Saturday when their scaffold gave way, dropping them -Into the basement of the hos- pital. Newest Quads Go Into Second Day, 'Doing Just Fine' Latrobc. Vn. The Zavada Uiroo girls uncl a boy whose coming was forecast by X- i-ay last their second clay of life today, apparently just fine." The babies, not expected until April were delivered by Cnesarcan section Sunday to Mrs. Barbara Wagner Zaviida, 20-year-old wife of a metal works Inspector. Tho four infants, weighing a to- tal of 13 la pounds, were born with- in five minutes while their father, Andrew, mopped his brow In thn waiting room (if the Lnlrobo Gen- eral hospital. Dr. J. Wiley Hartinan, chief ob- stetrician, who attended Mrs. Zava- cla, aided by four other doctors, said the boy was delivered first, Just 15 minutes after Mrs. Ziivudii hud been wheeled In'.o the operatliut room. A half hour after the babies' birth, Father Theodore Hodobay of St. Mary's Greek Catholic church came to the hospital lo christen the chil- dren John Michael, BurimdcUe EII- Barbara Rose and Anna Mary. The only disappointed person In Latrobc today apparently was five- year-old Larry Dale McBrycr, Mrs. Zavadn's son by a previous marriage, who had expected his inol.her to bring him two brothers and two Mrs. Zavadn's first husband, Har- old McBrycr, was killed in the Nor- mandy invasion in 19-14. She mar- ried Zavacla 'in August. 194G. Russian Puppet Regime Reported in North Korea Heinil A high American of- Iclal wild today u Russian puppet government has been established n north Korea, Ho declared It has in army, a flag and a constitution open defiance of International .greemcnU. Tho official charged that c.itab- l.shmcnt of tho government was Imod to coincide with tho United -Jutlon.i commission's recent an- nouncement of failure of its mis- Ion to Korea. Ho rrmdo hl.i charges at a news loiifcrencp, but u-skud that he not in named. JTUiMlan occupation officials nrc charged with governing north Korea. Americans administer south Korea. The U.N. commission was re- fused entry Into the Russian zone to plan nationwide elections pre- llnlmary to giving Korea aelf-gov- ermncnl. Chairman K. P. S. Mcnon is to report the commission's failure to the assembly next week. The American source sold "we have ample information" that an army estimated at north Koreans Is equipped with Russian materials, medium tanks and light planes. Ettrick Postmaster's Nomination Sent to Senate by Truman noinlnal.liin ol' Sheldon K Ciuil.li.in, who has been autliiK Kltrlck post- master since May, 10-16, has been submitted Lo the Senate by Presi- dent Truman. Dahl- Woodsman Burns to Death in Cabin Orr, quist 72. a woodsman, burned lo death Saturday night In u fire which destroyed his cabin six miles north- cast of Orr, The county authorities expressed the opinion the fire was caused by burning wood falling from a healing stove to the cabin. Iloor. No Jnriuc.st will, be held. Rail Passenger I.C.C. Approves 13 Per Cent Hike for 98 Lines The inl.cr- basic per cent. Durand Nisht Club Committee Votes to Rates West of Wrecked in Act Mississippi Up coach 13.G3 Durand, Wis. (Special) An early morning fire today wrecked the LOK Cabin NlRht Club, Inc.. near here, causlnR a loss estimated "J Jj or ten owners of at fare IMS m by lives eight miles cast of here, no- i.lccd what, he tornipcl "a boll, of Minim" In l-h" vli-lnll.y nf the bar an The authority was given 85 lines lieiienilly operating west of the MlnnliiMlppI river, iinil to 11 In Ihi- On five days 'nollce lo the He drove back to Durand and they may hike basic one-way the operators of the Forster fares from 2.2 cents to 2.5 cenls a community fire Iruck. mile, make proportionate Increases Firemen, with the assistance of In round-lrlp rates, and lncrea.se, two truckers hauling water, foughl the minimum coach fare from lOkhu jjre until 7 a. m, loday. to 15 cents. I Old Portion Badly Damaged This will bring them into line with higher coach fares set by all A 40 by 42-foot addition, Just completed, was not damaged by lire, according to one of the owners, but, .-iinokii damage there wns heavy. 3n the old part of the club, a -iO by 70-foot structure, the fire damaged the celling, floor, fixtures and base- ment, but the walls and roof arc standing. Dnmngn to the liquor stock was riipon.ucl heavy. One the owners said that there was only "a small amount of Insur- ance." When the Forster truck firemen arrived on the scene, they first util- ized the water In the truck's stor- age tank and a little water at the club. When that was exhausted they turned to a nearby creek, but that was frozen solid. The services of Lylc Glaus, driver for the Durand creamery, and an unlduntliled driver for this lime company were then secured. Be- tween them they had about 200 cream cans, which were repeatedly filled at the Durand creamery bc- foro running t.hom out to the club. eastern railroads last June, and later by most southern lines. The I.C.C. order covers Interstate travel generally, but also applies intrustale In Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Ne- braska, North Dakota, and Wiscon- sin, where I.C.C. orders regulate chin-Ken. application eliiewhero will be up lo the states. The railroads pleaded higher cosls. F.B.L Arrests C.LO. Seamen's Union Secretary Federal agenls loday arrested Ferdinand Christafer Smith, national secretary of the C.I.O. National Maritime union, as an alien communist. .___ ____ Smith, a nuUvo of Jamaica. east of here Tobucco Seen EmbnrRO Miili Wnni. indies, wart remoyrd__if> highway 10. Aikcd by Murrity Representative Slump in Farm Prices May Help Marshall Plan .inn In farm (liM-.t may menn In Con- gress lor the Mai-Minll plan. Aiid the way some lawmakers .size things up, there may be fewer de- mands to slash the size of the aid- program. Kepresentntlvc John M. Vorys Ohlo) predicted to a reporter: "The runners will be screaming lor the Marshall plan In a few weeks. With prices down at home, our export, markets are EolnK to look a lot belter, even though wo finance them." Vorys Is a member of the foreign affairs committee. It expects to keep hearings on foreign aid going until the end of the month. Cutting the Marshall ]ilun would ...enn .smaller Kuropi'iin purelmse.x and less support from abroad for American price levels. Chairman Clifford K. Hope (R.- of the House aRriculture com- mittee told a reporter: -If the Marshall plan goes into effect it looks like an outlet for sur- plus agriculture products for the next three or four years. For that reason I think it will be helpful in stabilizing farm Representative Robert Chipcrncld a foreign alTalrs commit- tee member, sulcl It is "rather an Interesting and dcllnite possibility" that the price slump will mean more votes for the Marshall plan and s. full-scale program. Kills Inland without, bond for de- portation proceedings, the Justice deportment announced, Some or the credit for putting out the lire, however, went to in- sulation. One of the firemen re- in New York city, tills morning, the announcement said. A warrant charged he entered the country without visa, and had been, before and after his entry, "a. mem- ber of an orKiinly.iitilon advocating the overthrow of the government of the United States by force arid violence." The arrest was made by Immlgrft- ported that when the celling fell tlon service officials and F.B.I. I down, insulation was dropped on thn when. Smith homo fire, and the Insulation appeared to smother thO'Ilru. Flro Destroys A nine-year-old Labrador, which has been a "resident" of the club, was found burned to death after the fire had been brought under control. The club was built in 1037 by the late Charles Forster and it was operated by Mr. Forster and his daughter. Miss Evelyn, unt.tl his diMil.h In ID'lli. Thijn Miss Forster. nnd her brother. Harry, ran. it un- til September 20, 1947, when it was sold to ten Durand businessmen. Shortly afterward they started con- struction of the addition, which is now just nearlng completion. The truck which fought tho flrc wns purchased in 1031 after a sub- scription campaign by Mr. Forster. The truck, purchased principally to service rural fires, is available in addition to the city's fire truck dur- ing particularly bad fires, but the city's Jlro truck cannot leave the city. Dean of Catholic Cardinals Dies Vatican Cur- dlnnl Gran I to Plgnutclll Dl Bcl- monte. OB, second only to Pope 33lus XTI In the hierarchy of thn Roman Catholic church, died today of a bladder ailment complicated by old age. Cardinal PlgnatcllI, who was a prince ol' the Italian aristocracy as well as a prince of the church, expired at a. m. a. m. C.S.T.) Jn his simply furnished apartment in the historic Vatican church oC Simla Martha. He had known live popes In his long life and had been an inl.lir.ate ol the present ponUir and his pre- decessor. He hud been dean of. the College of Cardinals for nearly IB years. Los you Klioulil puss your car dealer's showroom anil iiutlcc a stranice-lookinff vehicle, somewhat resembling your tecn-aRC son's hot rod, don't Ret excited. It's only one tit the many imported for- ours that have been llonil- InfT the American market re- cently. It's always easy lo spot for- eign cars They look like curs. Tim UiiKllsh miiilclM arc espe- cially Interesting. They come with extras the same as our cars do. FoRlighls Rear-view mirrors Over- drive Radio and heater And a liuill-ln bullcr to opcrnto them for yon. They're really swanky auto- mobiles. They don't have ash- trays Every back seat driver pels a, smoking Jacket. Of course, the steering- wheel. Is on the right-hand side of tho car and It's really confusing- You have to stick your foot out to make a left turn. They're not streamlined like our American cars. No. sir, when they hit a. )icilcNlrl.in- it's frum hi'itd io Tool, There's mi ordinary liorii. rltlier. If anyone is in your path, you merely push a button and a guy in a red coat sticks his head out from under the Jiood and yells, "Voicks." The best model, which only the elite and grain speculators can afford, sells at Almosl as expensive as our used cars. In fact, Honest .Tohn went in to buy one and when they told him the price he said, "I'm a used car dealer, but this is ridiculous." Don't miss out on this bargain Just pink up your phone ami call Ihe crazy cockney. Two Rivers, Wis., Teacher Two lUvera. WIs. Mildred Bacon, 51. a public school teacher here for the past 27 years, died in a hospital here Sunday as the result of Injuries suffered Friday night when she was struck by an auto- mobile nt a downtown intersection. Funeral services for Miss Bacon will be held Wednesday at Stevens Point. Reid F. Murray (R.-Wis.) said today Marshall plan costs could be cut nearly ono billion dollars by lifting "an embargo on export of tobacco The State department has in- formed him, he said, that nearly pounds of tobacco is to be exported nt a cost of under tho long-term European re- covery plan. "The total value of tobacco exports under the plan for the first 15 months will be Mur- ray added Jn a prepared House speech. Ho has Introduced legislation to repeal a bill passed In 19-10 placing an embargo on exports of tobacco seed. "This was the most vicious trade barrier ever erected in the history of our Murray said. American General Named on Greek Defense Council Athens TJ. S. Major Gen- eral James A. Van who is coming lo Greece lo head American military groups, hns been made a member of the Greek National De- fense council. An official Greek announcement said the heads of both the U. S. nnd British military missions hud Joined tho council. As such they will have a say in planning the fight -against communist guerrillas and composition of the Greek army. Boost Social Security Pension Eligibility List, Administration Urges Washington The Tniman administration pleaded anew with Congress today to let more people qualify for old ;IRC pensions. And Representative Robert W. Ke.an (R.-N. J.l, outlined his own plan to add workers to the eligible list. The administration went further. It said the government needs a program covering "all major risks to economic independence" includ- ing disability and medical care in- surance. This objective was outlined in the annual report of the Social Security administration. President Truman is expected to follow It up shortly with his promised special message on the subject. Bill Drafted Kean has drafted a bill to carry out his Ideas. He told newsmen it actually will save the government money In Uio long run. His plan is to make the self-em- ployed, including farmers and small businessmen, eligible for old age pensions under the social security system. Domestic workers, farm hands and others would be Included, too. So would state and local gov- ernment workers, if the stale so dc- ;lrcd. All told, some people would be covered, compared with the now. The social security report favored adding all these people and more. It suggested including federal work- ers as well as members of the armed forces and railroad workers not now covered by inch- own pen- sion systems. In a statement telling why his plan would cost less eventually, Kcan said the government spends millions of dollars matching stale funds for direct aid to elderly peo- ple out-side Ihe insurance program. "If the system Is broadened as provided by my bill." the New Jersey Republican said, "the federal gov- c.-nmenl could gradually withdraw Its contrlbulion to old age assist- ance U.X ClLi7.PllS bllllll UP KiKPUblC rlal .security) "This would rosHli in n Mibstjni- lial saving to the federal govern- ment nt some future time." Both Kean and the Social Secur- ity administration suggested boost- ing tho lowe.st monthly retirement payment from JiO to The min- imum is set for persons who have built up small insurance crcdlis bc- Justices Say War Sustain Statute Suprcma court todny unanimously upheld federal rent controls and In con- current action, tho HOUMS bnnklne committee voted IB to 5 to extend present rent controls one month be- yond the February 23 expiration date. Justice Douglas spoko for the oourl. Ho said "Ihc war power Mistalnti l.lilM letflnlallon." added: "What ever may be conse- quences when war is officially terminated, the war power does not necessarily end with the cessation of UccUlon Rrverncd The court's ruling reversed x. deci- sion by Federal Judge Paul Jones in Cleveland that Congress cannot exercise Its war powers to control rents when "In fact" the nation la at peace. Jones said Congress lost Its rent control powers on December 31. 19M when President Truman declared hostilities at an end. clared unconstitutional Jones do- thc ront control section Of (Jie Houninu and Rent act. The act February 29. The House bonking committee re- jected successive proposals for ex- tension of one year or six months. but Chairman Jesse P. Wolcott (R-- Mlch.) said: "I want it distinctly understood that tills was not done with any Idea of killing rent controls." "It is apparent as of today." "Wol- eolt told reporters. "Wo will con- Unuo rent conirol.-i at least for yenr In somn form." He said the one-month extension was approved on his motion "be- cause we want to look at rents in the light of the changing economic condition. We want lo BCC what ef- feci.i the stabilizing recession will have on Gained Wolcott said the proposed 30-dAy extension will go before the next week. Tho Idea has gained Un- iwrtnnt In Congress. Scnntu has not acted. Wolcott reported that the com- mittee rejected H to 6 a motion continue the rent ceilings to March 31, It turned down 17 to S another law to cause of limited time spent in cov- Kansas City ered employment, The admlnlstralion also proposed a jump in the lo S120 a month. To offset this, the----- social security tax would apply toiSenttle Ihe first of annual earnings i Washington instead ot the present I Winnipeg proposal to continue the June 30, 1048, Wolcott declined to predict what form the controls will take after 30 days expire. He told reporters the committee will go to work on it next month. Court Demand of Negro Woman Wa.-ihinglon The court today refused to order a negro woman admitted nt once, to the nll-_ while University of Oklahoma school. The court issued an order reject- ing a demand by Mrs. Ada Sipruel Fisher for immediate ad- mission ns a student. Juslice RutledRo dissented. said she should bu admlitcd at once. Un-American Upheld by Court Washington Investigating powers of the House committee on un-American activities today, In ef- fect, were upheld by the court. It refused to consider na appeal attacking constitutionality of the committee's authority. The appeal wns filed by Leon Joscphson. a Trenton (N. J.) attorney who was convicted of contempt for refusing lo be sworn or to testify before M, subcommittee of tlie committee on. un-American acllvllles, .Justice DouRlas, Murphy and Rut- IcdRc favored reviewing Joscphson'i cose. __________ Weather FORECASTS Winona and vicinity Partly cloudy and mild tonisht; low 20. Tuesday generally fair and some- what colder; high in the ftttcr- cloudy, tonight and Tuesday with a few snow flur- in extreme northeast portion tonight. Colder south and much, colder in north portion. Low to- liRht 5-10 below extreme northwest lo 25 above extreme southeast. cloudy south and mostly cloudy north portion to- night and Tuesday with a few snow flurries near Lake Superior tonight. Colder Tuesday and In north, por- tion tonight. LOCAL. WEATHER Officials observations for the hours ending at noon Sunday: Maximum, SO; minimum. 30; precipitation, none. Officials observations for the hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, -12: minimum. 37; noon, 42; precipitation, none; nun sets loniRlu ill sun rises to- morrow ai TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE M.ix. Mln. Prec- Bcmldji Chicago Des Molnes....... International Falls 18 39 45 19 50 71 39 New York......... 35 Los Angeles Miami Mpls.-St. Paul 48 21 18 34 37 15 38 43 69 30 25 40 30 .55 OS   

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Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!

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Your Membership Includes:
  • 25 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
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Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
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Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

What our Customers Say:

"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.

"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.

"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.

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