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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 1, 1948, Winona, Minnesota                                W EATHER cfuloniil light now tonight FM IS COMING Be (rare jronr new radio can receive It. Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of VOLUME 46. NO. 11 WINONA. MINNESOTA, MONDAY EVENING. MARCH 1. 1948 FIVE CENTS PER COPY SIXTEEN PAGES were under' th.ee feet ol water Saturday were open tracks by railroad officials. The Peterson school, first floor cakes, carried Into the town by Saturday's flood, presented an obsUcK! Wtts under three and one-half feet of water at flood crest Saturday j was water-filled basements. Two horses, owned by D. S. Prinzing, were st. fed by boat Saturday and Sunday. _ _ drivers this morninR. The main street boating. Major flood damage one mile cast of Peterson and Republican-Herald pnotos MATTER OF FACT Southern Rebellion Serious By Jowph and Stewart Aliiop tho nrst time, practical southern politicians are talking seriously about tho end of the one party xystem In the South. This is, ot coumo, tho ro- nult of Win south- ern rebellion against President Truman. and more particularly the rebellion's bl- Tho AJxopi product, tho Virginia bill allowing the suite's representatives in the electoral college to cast their bal- 27 British Troops Killed In Rail Blast Jerusalem The Stern gang siilcl toclny it set the triple blast which wrecked threo railroad steep as they choose. The resurrection of this an- tiquated constitutional device will allow southerners to express both (tides of their politically split person- alities, They will bo able to con- tinue to vote as Democrats, yet to avoid a.vilstlng in Lho election of the Democratic party's national candidates. Tho trick Is dimple, and it Is al- ready appealing to conservative southerners out-tide Virginia. South Carolina und Mississippi arc def- initely expected to pass bills of their own on tho Virginia model. This holds out the pretty definite likelihood that Truman will lose the 28 electoral college votes rep- resented by Virginia. The number Is not great, compared to tho 531 vote total of the electoral college. Yet It is fiulto enough to decide a close election, And It Is also pos- sible that other southern states will follow thu Virginian road. IN SHORT, the development has very great significance. both long and short range. Tho short-range course, in the n With Wallace in flllMlnPtl W J.lfl W HIUHili n wHh bin policy said six Jews were killed when a hmintine him like a cruel ghost, Haganah reconnaisancc patrol was thrre Is no doubt that Truman Is ambushed in the town of Salama UheTose, anything In tho near Tel Aviv British police recov- Losses in the South are now crcd the bodies. movement i.-. heacli-cl Off, and win (Conllmird nn Viiec 7, Column 5) cl.ptocl Saturday night, and shipped Ai.soi'S to Cyprus aboard a British trans- port. Most of the passengers were said to be from Romania, Bulgaria and ALSOI'S Weather OI I _ B Leads to Shooting j Reported ID New York Continual V f Favor of Pact __ ______ _ troops and Injuring 33. "This Is our answer for last Sun- day's Ben Yehuda street the Jewish underground group declared. It referred to the Jerusalem bomb- Ing which killed 54 Jews on Febru- ary 22, Hagunah, Jewish militia, said )t ,i.ul "unconfirmed reports" that British troops had arrested 24 Jews nb Mlkvo Israel, near Tel Aviv, Sun- day night and had "turned them over to an Arab mob as retaliation" for the train attack. A police source in Jerusalem said It had reports the 24 Jews were taken by soldiers from a spirits factory at Mlkvo Israel and re- leased In all-Arab Jaffa. Troop Cars Shattered Lieutenant General Q. H. A, Mac- Mlllan, commander of British forces In Palestine, said three mines shat- tered tho wooden troop cars near Rohovot. 15 miles southeast of Tel Aviv. They were Jammed with sol- diers returning from leavc-.in Cairo. MacMlllan said a fourth mine failed to BO oil. Had it exploded, he said, the toll might have been 50 or more. Sappers who dismantled the dud said It contained 100 pounds of ex- plosive and was connected by a 40-yard wire to an electric plunger. Tho three sleepers, part of a northbound Cairo express, were passing through a Jewish citrus belt 15 miles southeast of Tel Aviv when they were blown up. The blast rip- ped thc tracks and hurled pieces of wreckage Into the nearby orange trees. It was thc fourth attack on thc Cairo express. Thc explosion climaxed a day of playing of the tune "Civiliza- tion" on the Juke box In a Man- hattan liar early today led to thc shooting of three persons. The victims, police said, were rcd-halrcd Josephine Ostoloco, had fed nickels for the (same song for an hour, a sea- man who objected and the bar- tender, Ncmcslo Calascn, 47. Police said Fillpc Torres, 30. the sailor, shot the woman and then the bartender when tho latter tried to pick her up from the floor. Torres was wounded and sclxed later in n. gun. duel police on a. subway plat- form. Bullets flew when the wom- an changed a bill at thc bar and walked toward the Juke box after she had played "Civiliza- tion" over and over again. The victims were reported in ncrlous condition at Koosevclt hospital. 23 Reported Dead In Crash of Brazilian C-47 pre- scattered violence in the Holy Land. Jewish Informants in Tel Aviv Poland, Two Jews were shot aboard a bus FF.DKUAL rOUKCASTS uric! vicinity: Cloudy with a.wo wun; auui, occasional light snow tonight and n convoy attack by Arabs In Tuesday. Somt'what warmer Judcan hills, Two others were 
                            

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