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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 8, 1948, Winona, Minnesota w EATHER loniihti Tueiilny rlr.r, eimtlnueil OPld. Full Leated Wire Newt Report of The Associated Member of the Audit Bureau of VOLUME 48. NO. I 7 W1NONA. MINNESOTA. MONDAY EVENING. MARCH 8. 1948 FIVE CENTS PER COPY IS COMING Be mire your new radio can reecln U. SIXTEEN PAGES Red Cherumult Ami Chinese wife passed through cusolay on route by air from Shanghai he will testify on American aid to China. At MlnneapoIs, tncy to nn Inspector that tho Department of Agriculture hod to let them bring Into tho country the exotic spec es of asho'Jn inITroS! 3: Mm. Chormuult. Mrs. Chennault will give It to n friend. Stassen Hopes for Two Or More Delegates in New Hampshire Primary By Jack Bell Washington Politicians aeroo that unless New Hamp- shire's preseason primary brings an upset tomorrow In the Dcwcy- Stowcn contest It probably won't scratch the surface ol the G.O.P of'ooVornor Thomas E. Dowcy of Now York arc con- tending that ho will at least of- lhr> state's right delegates. Backers of former Governor Har- old K. Sta.tsrn or Minnesota Claim their candidate will fret up to rivo. Yet an outsider or two might e.dgo In to take tho play entirely uway from both of them. Chnrles Tobry. Jr., son of the wnwtor, IH nmnlws a.i a backer ot Brnntor Arthur Vanderibm'g AInO ii rouple of delegated itllll arc booming Cicnrnil Owlgtil D. Elsen- hower dn.nplto his exit from the contest, A sweep for De.wey would touted by his forces an thn uogln- nlnK fit "rive that will land him ballot, us he got In 11M4. SU.wn Hopes for Victory Any number between two and flvo appurrntly will bo called n victory by tho Htniwen foreos. juit polltlclitiifl think a nix to two In favor of IJowt-y, for In- stance, wouldn't change tho presi- dential contest much. Wrmtrver thn governor arid the. former governor will do It all ovrr again In Wisconsin on April (i Hut In Dint, men Uewoy and Bliiiwn will coriir fae.e. to fnfiii with "ctnrkhorse" cnntlldulo for the nrnt In this yrar'ii campaign. Orncral Douglas MacArthur hasn t wild in no many words whether ho wrk or accept tho nomination, but his namo han been entered in tho Wl.Mon.iln contest. Significantly, perhaps, neither nor Stnwen to hnvo paid much attention to tho poten- tial MarArthur candidacy. Dfwry'it friends udrnlltcclly concentrating on Stassen. Thoy hope to duplicate their 1044 victory which cntlM'd the lain Wendell L. Willklr to bow out of that year's race. They sultl that oven If sov- rrnl MacArlhur delegates win, it won't direct the standing of the they can scutttu Stiwwon, President Trimian Is iilono on the Democratic or tho Now Itump- Klsrwhcrr. however, tho firing touched off by the chief executive's civil rights program ragod unabated Morn Soiittirrnrrti Revolt A.-! more southerners Joined tho parade or Dixie Democrats clomand- inK thiU Mr. Truman glvo way to nome other nominee, Democratic National Chairman McGrnth Issued n. statement tli-nylng "rumorn" thlit hr and Kxecutlve Director Cmcl Sul- llvnii plan to resign. Tho party chairman's statemonl took xpcclllc Issue with a broadcast by Drrw Pearson. The radio com- mentator had mild that both Mc- Ornth and Sullivan would Hko to null, beeause "no rrrsUlent has uvci MI rniirh ground In four wuoltf tin Harry Truman." A number ot noulhcrners have left, no doubt that tln-y regard Mr Trumiin u iM-mntitil Issuo bucivuso of his message for Films of 5 U. S. Stars Banned in Czechoslovakia Pi-win The films of five American stars have been banned In Chechoslovakia bccauxo of antl- oomrminlst testimony before the to Connrws calllnn nntllyiich, antlpol' measures. House on un commlttoo American activities lust Oc- tober. Pictures starring Adolpho Mcnjou, Gary Cooper, Robert Montgom- House G.O.P. May Support Dixie Revolt Showdown Test Could Come by Late Tomorrow By William F. Arbogast Washington The civil rights fight moved "to the House floor today with the G.O.P. lead- ership apparently ready to side with rebelling Dixie Democrats. An odd set of political circum- stances finds the Republicans risk- Ing a minor break in their own lines in nn obvious effort to 'keep tho fires of revolt ablaze In presi- dent Truman's party. Tho showdown test shaped up over an tintl-dlscrlminatlon rider to the Labor depart- ment-federal security appropriation bill up for debute today und a voto probably Inte tomorrow. Tho issue Is: Shall states that do not give equal educational and Job opportunities to citizens of all rucos. when those opportunities nrc financed with federal funds, con- tinue to receive the money? An appropriations subcommittee which wrote the bill said they should not and tacked on tho rider, or amendment, to that effect. But the full committee overrode the subgroup and by a 25 to 0 vote knocked the proviso from, the bill. Representative Kccfe chairman of the subcommittee and sponsor of the antidiscrimination proposal, told reporters ho would offer it on the floor to glvo the entire House a chnnco to vote. A number ot other Republicans and most northern Democrats said they lire ready to approve It. But tho G.O.P. House leadership IN coot to the proposal and. unlesa It changes Its mind, will help southern Democrats kill it. But behind the scenes. Republi- cans admit privately thut it would not bo good political strategy for them to Incur tho wrath of Dixie Democrats fighting tho President's own program to wipe out racial discrimination. "Thuro him bean a lot ot talk about he com- mented. "Here's a chance to do .something about it. There Is no reason why tho federal government should finance projects on which there is racial Upwards of in the bill would bo affected by the Kccfc proposal. The money largely is for hospital construction and voca- tional education programs. Mop Foils Jail Break at Brainerd Brulncrd, Janitor armed with a mop prevented an at- Two Trains Collide Near Black River Falls Four Injured, Main Line Tied up l4.Hou w rs cry, Robert Taylor and Ginger Rog- ers have been barred from screens here. The government also banned u half dozen other films, including "Scr- Conpor gcant York." A similar ban was Imposed In Hungary on Janu arv 10. A Russian film, "Salute to Mos- cow." Is playing In two first rank theaters. Steps have been taken to merge Czechoslovakia's communist and so- cial democratic parties in a work- Ms' unity party. First move wau made In Llbercc, it small city near tho German bor- der. The action committee on the Social Democratic party there call- ed on tho party's central commit- tee in Prague to allow 'the i.ibercc group to Join forces with the com mimlsts. Jan Flerllngcr, brother of Zde- inck Flcrllnger, Social Democratic loader, said tho question of merg- ing the two parties would be de- cided within tho next live months by it Social Democratic congress. Similar mergers elsewhere in rii liluropu have marked the dl appearance of Social Democrats. Loft wing Social Democrats hclp- nr niuuyiicn., mitipon uut.ii" and nlmllur antidiscrimination e.d thn communists gain control of 11, rtminvn t. tempted Jail break here early to- Tho Janitor )s Joe Brusseau. The would-be Jail breakers are Mickey Mllllch, 23, Omaha, and Robert O'Lcary of Los Angeles. The two were being held for P.B.I. agents as suspects in the burglary of the Joe Sullivan tiro shop in Omaha March 1. Brusseau found the prisoners had sawed their way out of their cells when ho went into the jail bullpen to clean nt 5 a. m. today. He threat- ened them with a mop and called Bob FiUslmmons, night turnkey. Fitzsimmons hold the men at bay until Brusseau called Police Cap- tain Bob Titus, who locked the men In other cells. Tho two told police they had planned to overpower, tic nnd gag tho Janitor, get guns from the Jail office, and force a Brainerd family to give them refuge until they could flee under cover of darkness. 2 U. S. Soldiers Believed Dead in Barracks Fire Tho U. S. First Cav- alry division checked personnel rec- ords torlay to determine the num- ber of casualties In a fire which de- stroyed throe barracks at Camp McOlll. Two .soldiers are believed to have died In the fire yesterday. Division headquarters Palls, Wls., just 200 yards off highway 54 The i Cities and Duluth. These aerial plctureswere taken, by in a piano chartered from the Wlnona Flying. Service. Republican-Herald photos viewed the wreckage. men were Prices Changing, Rennebohm Tells Badger Dairymen Rice Lake, -ry farmers were urged by Oov- HII) (JUIMUIWIIIOLO the Czechoslovak government. to savu government propcity. Weather FEDERAL FORECASTS Winonn. and vicinity: Clearing and colder tonight; lowest in the city 14, In rural areas eight to ten. Tuesday clear and continued cold; highest; 20. Minnesota: Generally fair to- night, south, Colder east and Tuesday partly wanner south and west. Wisconsin: Partly cloudy extreme cloudy, and U. S. to Press New Palestine Truce Efforts New York The United States prepared to press for B. new Palestine conciliation effort today as the big powers tackled the Holy crnor Oscar Kenncbohm wuujr w Wisconsin: Partly cloudy ana readjust operations so that they can colder tonight with tempera- Thc cxac't lower prices for their products. er prices for er prouc. mornlng- increasing cloudiness 'We have heard a great deal j Tuesday with slowly rising tempera- about prices being too high and'tures. some adjustment of all prices will! LOCAL WEATHER !be the governor said in an address prepared for delivery before the 67th convention of the Wisconsin's Dairymen's Biirnctl Wrrcknffe Of A Nitvy Hellcat nghtcr plane In which Ensign Carl J. Skreen, 24 of Minne- tonkii Bench, crashed to his death on frozen Lake Mlllc Lacs Sunday is pictured above. (A.P. Wlic- photo to Thc Kcpubllcan-Hurald.) the pressure, he said. Lauds Association The governor lauded the associa- tion for Its role in helping Wiscon- sin attain undisputed first place as the nation's preatest dnlry state and urged the industry to keep pace with changing times uiid needs. The chief executive said that the dairy industry must continue to keep the high standards of quality and purity that has made Wiscon- sin a huge dairy production export- .Official observations for the 24 hours ending at noon Sunday: Maximum, 30; minimum, 15; noon, 22; precipitation .44 (five 24 __, _________ 20; noon, 29; precipitation, trace (half inch sun sets tonight at sun rises tomorrow at TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max, Mln. Pep. ing state. He also proposed that better salesmanship be employed to push dahy products. hours ending at noon today: Maximum, 32; minimum, Bemidji 30 Chicago 35 Denver 34 27 28 66 77 ________ 27 Phoenix 68 Winnipeg ..........21 Duluth Int. Falls Los Angeles Miami Mpls. St. Paul 12 22 9 47 73 14 35 6 .12 .03 .01 .07 of the U. S. Staff Writer Black River Falls, Wfa. Traffi on tho main, line ol tha Chicago St, Paul, Minneapolis and Omahn Railroad, which runs between CM cago, the Twin Cities and Duluth was resumed at 8 o'clock last night hours after two northboun trains collided at a. m. Sun day at Daudriel, half a mile nortl of here. Pour trainmen were Injured, bu 70 passengers in the Duluth-Su pcrlor Limited escaped unhurt Both locomotives and five car overturned in the crash between the limited and a milk train. Thro sleeping cars and three coaches o the passenger train remained 01 the track. Thc five cars of th express train tipped over on thcl sides. The passenger train, No. 515, wo, leaving a spur and entering th main, line when the collision occur red, according to G. B. Mills, chic dispatcher ot the North Western railroad at Eau Claire, Wis., .dlvl slon headquarters. Mills said tha few of the passengers even kne< there was nn accident. The mil train was on the main line. Crash at Intersection The two locomotives came to- gether at the Y-type mtersectio: near the Jackson county airpor which is located at the northeas limits or this county seat city. Th accident occurred within 200 yards of highway 54. The injured trainmen, accordln to Mills, were Robert Koopen, AJ toona, Wis., engineer of the limited Chris Bergan, Altoona, mil train engineer; Marshall McMahoi Eau Claire, Wis., and Gerald Pag act as well as a friendship agree- ment. This reservo likely was due to the desire not to reveal the con- tents of President Juho PoaMklvl'i ctter to Stalin before the Russlaa cadcr receives it. Stalin's proposal for n. mutual assistance pact like those Russia- low has with Hungary and Ro- mania has caused much concern. Host Finns oppose any far-readi- ng military alliance with U.S.S.R. The popular front. Including Comm'unlsts, and radical Socialists, was the only bloc to support a full military alignment with the Soviet union. They have- 51 of the 20O parliamentary seats. Opposed to any kind of military alliance are the Social Democrats. 48 seats; Agrarians, 48 scats; Con- servatives, 29 seats; Liberals, nine scats, and tho People's party, 15 seats. Any treaty that Is concluded must be ratified by Parliament. Yesterday, strong-arm men up a mass meeting protesting proposed treaty. Four or five men, described by authorities as communists, suddenly appeared and pushed the speaker iside. They grabbed the micro- phone and announced that the meeting was organized by fascists. Russians were observed snapping pictures of the incident from the windows of the Hotel Karelia, which, the Russians have taken over. __ ______ __ _.._ plan'Xvas not disclosed. A member of the American delegation said, however, this country would insist that the consultations be confined to "peaceful measures" of sett.e- Representatives of the United States, Russia, Prance and China meet at 11 a. m. (E.S.T.) In Rus- sia's new Park avenue' offices. Britain refused to take part In the consultations, which were or- dered last Friday in a security council resolution. The big powers were asked to make recommenda- tions by March 15 on what to do about carrying out the partition of Palestine. Chief U. S. Delegate Warren R. Austin was reported ready to urge one more effort toward conciliation of Jewish-Arab differences as first step. the U.N. officials had announced ear- lier that they considered the con- sultations to be outside U.N. juris- diction. All U.N. secretariat per- sonnel were instructed, to stay away from tho meetings. cd, according to Mills, were trans fcrred to buses and brought t Black River Falls. The chief dispatcher reportc that wrecking crews cleared th main line for eastbound traffic b p. m. yesterday. Westboun traffic was not cleared until o'clock last night. Probe Under Way Mills added that an investigatio Into the cause of the crash is under way today by railroad officials, preliminary probe shows that ap parently the limited was nearl stopped at the time of the Impac He said the limited was runwln on a detour track that goes throug this city, while the milk train, wn on a main line cut-off. The co lision occurred where the two track, rejoin. Hundreds of residents of tl area ventured overy slippery high ways to view the accident and th work of wreckage crews in remove of the debris. Three of the five car derailed were in shambles. Bot engines were badly damaged. Bulleti ins Washlnirton The Su- preme court ruled lodny that public school mmy not be used to assist religious In rfvinr religious instruction. San force Superfortress bomber with 20 men aboard on a flight from Spokane to Honolulu, not been heard from since a, m.. <rST) rescue unid at a. m. Wnshlnifton Secretary of State Marshall personally -urRcd Sneaker Martin todaj- to expedite House action on Eu- ropean aid. Accompanied by 'Undersecre- tary Lovctt and Lewis V. S. ambassador to Great Brit- ain, the secretary visited Mar- tin in the speaker's office. Later. Martin said he told Marshall he believes the will be able to act by April 10 or soon after. Washlnirton President Truman is talklnjc thintm over with Democratic leaden who have been trvinr to toothe party critics of the policies. The White House announced Senator J. Howard McGrath, chairman ot the Democratic national committee, and Gail Sullivan, executive director, at the White House this after- noon. Presidential Press Secre- tary Charles G. Ross told re- ho assumes a "ce under war.