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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 6, 1948, Winona, Minnesota W EATHER ionlfhl nil ftrmtr FM IS COMING rara your new radio can reMln it. Full Leased Wire Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations VOLUME 48. NO. 16 W1NONA, MINNESOTA. SATURDAY EVENING. MARCH 6. 1948 FIVE CENTS PER COPY FOURTEEN PAGES. MATTER OF FACT Stassen Gambles In Ohio By Joxrph Aluop Tho hnblt has trown up of lightly discounting ex-Governor Harold Stasson n youthful political amateur whom the Republlctm professionals will cat for breakfast nt Philadelphia. Among tho pro- fc.vilonals, how- ever, a quite dif- ferent theory has ilnod R round rapidly In tho past month. The <i. now theory pic- The Atospt turog stasson hUndclf one of tho toughest profes- sionals In the business, nnd a bold- rr gambler than any of his rivals In the bargain. UnllKo most preconventlon the- orten about candidates, one ac- tually acorns to bo supported by tho Stasscn hns kopt his name before tho public. Ho has kopt his candidacy building steadily despite And ho has now maneu- vered himself Into a remarkable nnd llttlo understood position. Tor ho may bo able to deal a heavy blow to one or both of tho front- runners. Governor Thomas E. Dcw- cy nnd Senator Robert A. Taft, and even If he cannot then make the grade hlmsdf, ho will have an excellent chunco for the dency on a ticket headed by any Republican but Tuft or Dcwcy. Tho New Hampshire primary this week, In which both Stasscn and Dewry lire bldcllnft for Now Hamp- dhlrn's eight (lolrKatos, will Klve nomo notion whether Btaiwton car- ries enough wciKht with party to make his strategy Dut more Important tests will be the Ohio primary on May 4, in which is pitted against Senator Taft in tho own bailiwick, and tho Orcaon primary on May 21, In Stassen will again challenge Dewey. TIIK OHIO HITUATION htui nl- ready boon well publicized. Stassen is (running for ton to 12 delegates from Ohio's 63. He has entered 23 candidates In the rnco, concentrat- ing them In the Industrial districts where Taft is txilloved woakmit. Thus ho hiis Slnsson ninn running In Kuch towns us Youngstown, Dayton, Springfield. Tolodo, Akron nnd Canton. He has also entered one delegato-at-lnrgo, tho popular former Chief Justice Corrlngton T, Marshall, whose name Is expected to help the StftHsen ulnte, Taft spokesmen claim that Stns- Is butting his head against ft atone wall In Ohio, that, the Re- publlcan organisation Is Hbsolutely nolld for Taft nnd that Stasson will be lucky to capture ft olnglo delegate, Stassonltex assert with equal vehemence that there arc nerlous rlfw In the Ohio Republican organization just below the top level, and that there Is mounting enthusiasm for Stasson among tho rank nnd file. At any rate, the Ohio StAssen group headed by his honch- man. Earl Hart. Is hard at work and Stnsscn himself will descend on Ohio on March 10 for a scries of speeches In the most hotly con- tested districts. IF1 THE STASSEN showing In Ohio Is poor two or three dole- gamble will have failed. But If he succeeds In capturing ten or IS delegates from Tuft, then ho will have dealt tho Ohio senator n blow from which It Is difficult to see how Tart can recover. More- over, a Stusson success in Ohio will Increase tho chances for a Stasscn success in Inter primaries, nnd particularly against Dowoy In tho crucial Oregon primary. A con sldorable number of tho younger mrn In tho Oregon Republican or- cnnUntlon arc all-out for Stasson, Kppubllcnn National Committee- man Ralph Cako hns oven private ly flatly predicted thnt Stasscn will win. If that happens, only n month before tho convention, Stns- sen will have hurt Dowcy almost as badly us his supporters hope to hurt Tuft In Ohio. Thus It is tho Stiisson strategy to malm, or at least seriously to wound, both tho loading contenders, nt the sumo tlmo Inheriting the strength they lose. Obviously this strategy has not i-mloarod him to cither Dowoy or Tuft. It Is hardly to be expected that ufter such treatment cither man will throw his support to Stassori In tho event of n, deadlock. Indeed. Tnft sup- porters are already circulating tho report, no doubt Nomowhftt colored by wishful thinking, that negotia- tions under way to prevent tin mutual dl.ia.itrr of a deadlock. It Is hinted that tho search Is for some formula for assuring that if H clriirllock threatens one or tho othrr of thn two mnn will bow out. WIIKTHKIl OR NOT thorn Is nny substance In this report, Stun- wn's Mnitcgy obviously amounts to a bold, all-or-nothing gamble, Thn gumblo muy fall Indeed, thu odds aro iiKulnst Its success, But ir it succeeds, Stnsscn will have nt Irtisl nit out.sldn chance for the grand presidential prUo, Arid fall- Ing that, ho will hnvo an excellent chanco for tho consolation prize, the vlcc-prc.ildcntlnl nomination, For tho betting Is now heavily on Senator Arthur Vandenbcrg If the long-heralded Taft-Dewey deadlock dors develop. There Is reason to brllnvp that If Viindonberg were nominated, Ktiinscn might gladly accept the hiilf-a-lonf of second pliico on the Viuulenberg ticket. Ho has recently compared Van- denbcrg to Abmhnm Lincoln, He could swing a slzonblo block of delegates to Vnndcnberg nb the con- vention, HP would thus bo an en- tirely loglcul running muto for tho Michigan senator. But there Is no doubt that nt least for tho present, ho still tvts his eyes firmly fixed on tho first prize. I Ceiling Put on Wheat Exports Handcuffed Pittsburgh Thugs Who Shot Powers 0. K. Policemen Taken After All-Night Search International Ruhr Control Wilson, about 20, right. (A.P. Wlrcphoto to The Republican-Herald.) Three-Way G.O.P. Race Shapes Up in Wisconsin MudUon, Win. It will be President Truman n field of thrco Republicans when Wisconsin voters Indicate their choice for president by naming delegates to national conventions Nomination papers were filed with the secretary of state Frl- day by 81 Republican candldatss for the 27 neats allocated the state for the convention. Tho Democrats entered 43 persons who will sock the 28 state delegate seats In tho party's convention. Deadline for filing of nomination papers wns 5 p. m. Friday. One Hacks Vandcnhcr? All except one of the Republican candidates are pledged to support one of three men, Harold E. Stasscn, Thomas E. Dewey or General Doug- las MacArthur. One candidate filed Stassen Urges U.N. Convention To Correct Faults Belolt, convention of tho United Nations should be called about 1050 to correct somo of Its weaknesses, Harold E, Stassen, can- didate for the Republican presiden- tial nomination, declared Friday night. One of the weaknesses, he declar- ed, Is the veto clause in the charter. Stnsscn, former governor of Min- nesota and n V. 8. representative to tho San Francldco conference which drew up the U. N. charter, currently Is making a scries of ap- Delegatei Choien St. Tmil WV- The flntt were chosen nt the fourth district Jlepubllcan convention here Fri- day. Elected delegates to the June G.O.P. convention at Philadel- phia were Elmer L. Andersen and Jranne Flucher. both of 81. Paul. Their choice cnmo UK the Uiimney county 'iiewilon rcnolved line If Into a district meetlnr. Alternates named were Cyril and Mm. Herb- ert Johnson, alao of SI. Paul. pcarnnccs In tho state prior to the April 6 primary election. He spoke before approximately persons nt Bclolt college flcldhouse, follow- ing his adclros.1 with a question and answer period. Stasscn declared appeasement of Ru.isia "holds no promise." Ho deplored the shipment of In- dustrial equipment and machine tools to Russia, asserting that more electrical goods had been shipped to tho Soviet In the past year than to England nnd Franco combined. "To mo, thin does not add up at n time when Ru.islnn delegates to tho United Nations call the U, S. 'war mongers': when we have Com- munlst-lod riots, and when Russia Is following a course of veto, ob- struction nnd Stasscn de- clared. "Wo can not pave Mio ronct to pniico with Jelly-like blocks of ap- pcn.icmcnt." ho asserted, "War Is not Stassen wild. Wo can win through II tho U. S. Its responsibilities and taken it firm stand. Wo must remain strong In a military sonno." Bulletins coroner's Jury toiliiy clwirert Ezxuril Cliurlc.i. Cincinnati, Ohio, light hcavy- tveltrht boxer, In tlio death of Sum lUroudl, Akron and New York fighter, nftcr their bout 'hero February 20. new navy rocket npurted 78 Into the nnd hit of mllcn hour, tho army and navy iwld today. It In the hljrheit and mn American mlislo la disclosed to have (one. to support Senator Arthur Vanden- berg, Michigan, but withdrew to- day and one candidate Is running as an unlnstructed delegate. Forty-one of the 43 Democratic candidates stated they were for President Truman when they filed nomination papers. The other two announced they probably would support the chief executive but declared their main fight would be to "make the Wisconsin idea na- tional." Organized campaigns ore being made In the slate by groups sup- porting Stasscn, Dcwcy and Mac- Arthur and they entered complete slates for ,the seven delegate at large and 20 district delegate scats. Two delegates for each district will be named. James J. Arnold, Milwaukee, Is the Vanclcnbem candidate who made a late entrance Friday, today withdrew hts papers. Tho unln- structed G.O.P. delegate candidate Is Ephrlam Fontaino, of Sheboygan, who will run In the sixth district. Arnold will run In the fourth dis- trict. While Democrats have 28 scats In their national convention they will have only 24 votes. Each dis- trict delegate elected will have n vote but tho eight delegates at named will havo only one- halt vote each. Twelve Democrats seek the eight places this year. In the 1944 G.O.P. delegate race Wisconsin had 24 votes and 15 delegates were pledged to Dewey. Stasscn had four, MacArthur three and two were unlnstructed. The state swung to Dcwcy at the con- vention, with only one MacArthur delegate, Grant A. Rltter, of Belolt, holding out nnd refusing to make it unanimous. Rittcr Is a Mac- Arthur candidate again this year. Zimmerman for The leading Dewey 'Mac' vote getter that race, however, Secretary Stato Frnd R. Zlmmcrmnn, has of of Nwuni? to MacArthur l.hl.s year and Is a candidate for delegate at large pledged to him. Zimmerman has as one of his running mates Philip F. La Follctte, three times governor of Wisconsin, who also is to MacArthur. With the exception of Zimmer- man the Dewey group has lined up most of Its successful candidates to make the raco again. Three of tho Stassen supporters who won in 1944 are candidates again. In ad- Idltlon the Stasson group has lined up U. S. Senator Joseph McCarthy and thrco state their cause. senators to aid Two to Oppose Cowie for Circuit Judgeship Madison, IVls. Three Ju- dicial circuits will have contests for Judges in the April 0 election. Cecil Hancock house rob- bers sought in a night-long search by a small army of police were captured today still handcuffed to- gether some ten miles from the scene where they shot down two radio patrolmen. The robbers had made their way overland through the hamlet of McMurray where they hired a taxi- cab. The driver noting they were handcuffed become suspicious and drove Into an open gasoline sta- tion where two state policemen wore checking cars in a widespread search for the gunmen, One Robber Wounded One of the robbers was wounded In the right shoulder. Allegheny County Detectives C. S 20, Enlistment of German Assets Sought in E.R.P. United States, Britain and France have agreed upon International control of the Ruhr and close cooperation, to enlist assets In the Heavy Snow Forecast, 18 Inches in Nebraska; 21 Below at Albany A snowfall, which, the U. S. Weather bureau says will accumu- late "heavy had piled up an Inch, of soft Hakes in the Winona area by noon today. The snowfall, indicted as "unseasonal" by gentlemen who start polishing their golf clubs on March 1, was part ot a grim western Germany's Marshall plan. In conferences here the western powers also agreed that western Germany should have a federallncar that mark in ports of New wintry pattern across nearly the en- tire country. In Lincoln, Neb., 18 inches of snow fell in 24 hours, the heaviest snowfall since 1888. It was 21 below zero in Albany, N. Y., Governor Thomas Dcwey's home town, and the mercury was form of government, providing ade- quate central authority but protect- ing the rights of the various states. A communique was issued tonight after the conferences ended. England. Freezing rain fell in Georgia and the Carollnos. High winds swept Florida, break- The _________ ing a few plate glass windows. No hard agreement was reached! Nearly ten inches of rain fell upon merger of the French zone ln New Orleans in a rain belt that -------------extended from eastern Texas to western Georgia. Rain wns to fall in Washington and Oregon. Closer to home, this was the picture: The snowfall In the Winona area was duplicated in areas extend- ing throughout the Midwest, from northwestern Missouri to tho cast- OITI If ll wiuin't snow, the precipita- tion came In the form of alcet or rain, Although the Weather bureau predicted milder temperatures for this area. It forecast more precipi- tation. The probability was that it For Rent Paris For rent: Mufclnol line. The French government lias offered for rent as pasture the sections of land In which the Maginot line was bnilt and around which the German pan- zer divisions came so fast in 10. Tlio Iiuul fur rent In In tlin region of Thlonvllk, Aumctz, Audun-Le-Tichc and Bouzon- Some of the old fortifi- cations can be seen from the highway. with the United States-British zones of occupation, but responsible offi- cials said decisions reached here will lend to that objective. Germany to He Represented The three powers decided Ger- many will be represented in the International control of the Ruhr. No Indication was given whether Russia will be invited to partici- pate. Tho Ruhr agreement wan In gen- eral torniK. The wpcclllc recom- mendations were not disclosed. They will be submitted first to the gov- ernments concerned. The three powers adjourned until next month their talks on the role Germany will play in the economic would be snow, not rain or sleet. It was 24 degrees at noon to- day in Winona. recovery program They agreed on prompt action "to Georgia Governor Takes Stand Against Klan M. '3. stand Atlanta Governor Thompson In a strong against the Ku Klux Klan today called for laws to end its "meetings of Intimidation." Tho Gcorg-la governor accused Klan of delivering the south u.. coordinate as far as possible the "Into the hands or our enemies. economic policies or the three zones j and accused the hooded secret In such matters as foreign and in- order of aiding communists and ter-zonal trade, customs and free- dom of movement for persons and goods." 'Such cooperation Is essential If western Germany is to make its full and proper contribution to Euro- pean the statement Emerging from the meeting, TJ. S. Ambassador Lewis Douglas said: Meeting Success Noted "These meetnigs have been extra- ordinarily fruitful and successful. Within the past ten days more progress has been made than in the preceding three years." The three-power statement said It was agreed that the combined British-American zones and the French zone of Germany "should be fully associated In the European recovery program and adequately represented on any continuing or- ganization." The statement Indicates that all western Germany will be represent- ed at the mid-March meeting in Paris of the 16 nations which seek to participate under the Marshall plan. The western powers said that the "continuous failure" of the foreign ministers council to roach four- power agreement "has created a sit- John Wilson, Dlpofl, who was wounded, R. Cecil Hancock, driver of the! cab said he delivered the men into' state police hands, by taking them where they wanted to go. I knew as soon as I saw them they were the ones the police Hancock said. "They were .standing gethcr with a blanket arms, about close to- over their I was shaking. They talked the weather and having, trouble with their car." The call for a cab was made from a remote pay station which aroused tho suspicion an alert cab dis- patcher. Hancock said the pair asked to be taken to the gasoline station. Ob- serving a motion by the cabbie, state police In the station came out with drawn guns and.took the pair with- out a struggle. Officers Joseph Chymsllnskl, 28, and George Kercher, 40, were the victims of surprise- gunfire from two men they had captured looting home. Whips Out Ilevolvcr The robbers were shackled to- gether and were being herded Jn patrol cars when one whipped out a revolver and cried: "Don't move, I've got you covered." The robber began blazing away as the officers own weapons. grabbed for their Chymsllnskl fell, wounded In the back and abdomen, A shot In tho side dropped Ker- cher. Both were taken to Mercer Hospital where Chymsllnskl was said to be in critical condition. The desperados Indirectly caused two more casualties In a trap laid for them in a populous city district some ten miles from Bethel town- ship. Police gunfire wounded Al- legheny County Detective Joseph In four' other circuits Judges wlUJStark, 27, of nearby Scwlckley, and bo named without competition. I Edward Cooperatein, of Pittsburgh, In the sixth circuit Judge Robert S. Cowlc, La Crosse, has as his opponents Lincoln Neprud, Vlroqua, and Frederic W. Crosby, La Crosse. identified by police as a bystander, This gunfire was touched off as officers believed they had sprung a trap on tho suspects. creasingly unfortunate consequences for western Europe." Soviet Reported To Have Copied Parts of B-29 Boeing Aircraft Company magazine says that Russia apparently has produced a 72-pas- senpcr plane copied from Interned B-2S Superforts. The new Russian TU-70 passenger plane shows at least 20 items that are "exact duplicates" of B-29 parts, the magazine article states. Boeing designers recognized the parts In n newsreel shown in London recently. The Boeing article said the Rus- sian passenger plane varied In sonic respects from the Superfort. Its fuesciftirn sits higher on the wins, tho diameter Is larger and the plane Is feet as com- pared to 99 in the Boeing. Son of Millionaire Plunges to Death Sir Derrick Wern- hcr, 58, son of a South African millionaire and a resident in the United States between the two world wars, plunged to his death today from an 80-foot balcony ol his apartment. Paris Police Report Load of Arms Seized Paris Police announced to- day seizure of a truck loaded with five tons of arms and the arrest of seven persons. They said they believed the arms were destined for Palestine, They did not disclose the Identities of those arrested. The newspaper Paris-Presse said the arms included machine guns, a bazooka, bombs, mines, grenades and 150 rifles. "race baiters." His denunciation of the Klan was coupled with a restatement of Ills opposition to proposed federal anti- lynch laws. ,The governor referred to recent election-eve demonstrations by the Klan in two east-central Georgia counties where Negroes were regis- tered to vote, and declared: "While gressmen our tell senators and con- the- world that we have enough laws and will enforce them, the Ku Klux Klan by such meetings cut the ground from be- neath their, At both rallies, Klan leaders spoke against President Truman's proposed civil rights program and declared themselves for "white su- premacy." Thompson characterized the Klan "type of mind" as anti-southern and said the Klan Itself was giving "aid to the communists, the race baiters and the radical organiza- tions which are pushing the legisla- tion we deem, unwise and un- necessary-" Chennault Asks Arms for China L. Chennault wartime lender of the Flying Tigers, said tonight he agreed with Gen- erals MacArthur and Albert C. Wedcmeyer that the United States should lend military aid to China. Chennault stopped here briefly on his flight to Washington, where he will testify before the House foreign affairs committee on American aid to embattled China, He arrived by plane from Shanghai. 16 Bicycles Sent As Gift Instead of One Portland, bicycle ordinarily Is enough for a five-year- old girl, but Sharon Fulton got 10 of them as a birthday gift. They all came from an aunt, Mrs. James E. Jones of Oklahoma City. Advised by long distance telephone, Mrs. Jones explained it was all a mistake. Her husband had called a firm selling bicycles nnd asked Hint one be sent to Sharon. Instcnd the firm sent one case. Californians to Get Citrus From Texas Texas W3) Texas citrus is on its way to California for the first time in 16 years. Under new regulations which per- mit entry of Texas fruit Into Cali- fornia, shippers Friday started five rail carloads and two trucks of grapefruit on their way. Seaman Fined for Sitting With Negroes Galvcston, ence Jack Peterson, 27-year-old seaman from Birchwood, WIs., wns fined and court costs Friday for Killing with Negroes en a Galvexton bun. The seaman told the court he believes in racial equality and considers a city ordinance against .silting with Negroes un- conatitutloniil. Boys Form Chain, Save Child From Drowning Kenosha, human chain formed by four Junior high school boys Friday retcued Charles Anderson, Jr., a kin- dergarten pupil, who had falleh through the ice of Lincoln park lagoon Into four feet of water. Donald Locua, 14, saw the lad hanging- to the edge of Ice. crying for help. Lucas crawled 13 feet out on the thin Ice, linked to iihore by Richard Jacknon, Volk, both 14, and Schmidt, 13. Dixie Democrats May Filibuster On Civil Rights By Jack Bell Democrats mounted guard In the Senate today ready to filibuster at a moment1' notice against any civil rights bill. Eighteen southern senators agreed at a secret session to keep one of their number on hand at all times the Senate is in session. He will keep watch against any surprise move to call up one or another of President Truman's race equality proposals which have split party ranks. Tho group arranged to have speakers ready to start talking whenever any of the antl-dlscrlml- natlon measures is brought up. Senator Richard B. Russell <D.- Ga.) was chairman at the meeting in the offlca of Senator Harry Byrd (D.-Va.) Byrd has been mentioned as a, possible Dixie can- didate for the Democratic presiden- tial However, Senator Clyde Hoey (D.- N. C.) told ft reporter the senators did not link their filibuster plans with any move to depose Mr. Tru- man as the party's candidate. Senator OJin Johnston (D.-S. C.) said: "We're solid southerners in the Senate, all right. We will work as a unit against civil rights proposals." A similar Democratic rebel group already has been organized in the House to join forces with the south- ern governors' conference, which first sparked the organized "revolt." And House Minority Leader Sam Raybum (D.-Texas) announced he will vote against the civil rights program. In the past Dixie senators have used the filibuster to talk to death all efforts to enact civil rights measures. But Republicans and northern Democrats can get a civil rights bill before the Senate by offering It as an amendment to another measure or making' a motion under Just the right parliamentary circumstances. Gunther to Marry Jane Vandercook Chicago John Gunther, au- thor and lecturer, took out a mar- riage license Friday with Mrs. Jane Perry Vandercoofc, ex-wife of John W. Vandercook, radio commenta- tor. Gunther gave his age as 46. He and his first wile, Frances Fine- man Gunther, were divorced In 1944. Gunther's fiancee is 31. Both gave New York addresses. They left by air for New Ye and did not announce a date for their wedding. Weatther FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and to oc< coslonally moderate snow tonight and Sunday. Little change In tem- perature tonight; low 22. A little warmer Sunday; high 32. Minnesota: Snow tonight and Sunday with -heavy amounts ac- cumulating south and central por- tions. Warmer north nnd central portions tonight. Wisconsin: Rain or Klcct begin- ning extreme south and snow west portion tills afternoon. Rain and slcct extreme south and east por- tions and snow remainder of state tonight and Sunday. Warmer to- night. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 29; minimum. 20; noon, 24; precipitation, one inch; sun sets tonight at 6; sun rises tomorrow at TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Bemidjl ............30 8 Chicago ............30 27 Denver............. 18 3 Des Moincs ........25 22 .31 Duluth 31 16 Int. Palls ..........20 10 Kansas City .......31 28 .46 Los Angeles .......67 45 Miami .............78 68 .23 Mpls.-St. Paul .....28 17 New Orleans....... 64 58 New York.......... 25 14 Seattle 44 Phoenix ...........65 35 Washington ........35 19 Winnipeg ..........18 36 Nations Agree to 5-Year Pact U. S., Australia, Canada Bound By Set Price Washington A 36-nation. wheat agreement putting a S3 bushel celling price on wheat ex- ported by the United States. Can- ada and Australia was announced today. The International wheat council made public the five-year pact. It is subject to approval by the U. S. Congress and to ratification by other governments concerned. Minimum JL50 The agreement fixes a. minimum price as well as the maximum. The minimum will be a bushel in the first year. 1948-49. It will drop ten cents a bushel annually until 1353 when tho minimum will be a bushel. Between the top nnd the bottom prices, the agreement provides, transactions will be "freely con- cluded and prices moved in ac- cordance with market conditions." The 33 countries Importing wheat nro pledged to buy not less than, bunhcln from the three exporting countries, Canada would ship bushels, the United States. and Australia, The agreed celling price about 50 cents a bushel bcJow the present market. Russia nnd Argentina re- fused to take part in the agree- ment. Argentina has been selling wheat to Europe at about a bushel. Argentina said it would not enter into any whcnt pact unless tha governments also ngrced on a broad trade treaty covering trucks, tarm equipment nnd other machinery of tho typo Argentina The announcement of the pact by Leslie A. Wheeler, council chair- man, said: "At the maximum price the portcr must sell the quantity he guaranteed to deliver and at minimum price the Importer raurt purchase tins quantity be has antoed to buy." Opposition Several members from Inrm states have said they will oppose ratification of the agree- ment. Undersecretary of Agriculture if. R. Dodd, who is the signer for U. S. government, said the pact may be referred to Congress as a treaty or as an executive agree- ment. In either case it would up to Congress to decide whether the Senate alone should act, or whether both House and Senmta should approve. The agreement follows talks con- tinued here since last January 38. Seen of Congren in well as tin. unsuccessful effort London in 1947. Wheeler said "climaxes many to stabilize the the agreement years of effort world wheat market through Inter- national cooperation." It would take effect August 1, ll ratified. The floor nnd celling prices based on Canadian currency per bushel. This would be at the par val- ue of the Canadian dollar on Feb- ruary 1, 1948, for No. 1 Manitoba northern wheat In store at Fort William-Port Arthur. The equivalent prices will operate for other grades nnd at other world markets. Dealings in wheat flour will take place at prices matching those fixed for wheat. IT price dis- putes arise they may be appealed to the council. Tho guarantee of sales Includes flour exports. These arc computed nt 72 metric tons of flour to 100 metric tons of wheat. The 33 Importing countries have agreed to buy the following in each of the rive years: Afghanistan bushels, Aus- tria Belgium Brazil China Columbia Cuba Czechoslovakia Denmark Dominican Republic 735.- 000, Ecuador Egypt 000, French Union and Saar 000, Greece Guatemala. India Ireland Italy Lebanon Liberia Mexico Netherlands New Zealand Norway Peru 4.- Philippines Poland 1 Portugal South Africa Sweden SwJtWJrtand United dom and Venezuela 3.- Although wheat deals would not be affected until August 1. admin- istrative machinery would go into effect July 1, with the new wheat council meeting to prepare for op- erations. The U. S. would call the first meeting. A temporary headquarters would be selected with a permanent site to be fixed through the United Nations. Each country would have one del- egate and one alternate on the new council. King George Trip to Australia London King George VI will visit Australia and New Zea- land early in 1940. Queen Eliza- beth and Princess Margaret will go along. Their plans were disclosed by a Buckingham palace spokesman. Fri- day night.