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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 23, 1948, Winona, Minnesota W EATHER FM Full Leased Wire News Report of The Anociated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations VOLUME 48. NO. 30 W1NONA. MINNESOTA. TUESDAY EVENING. MARCH 23. 1948 FIVE CENTS PER COPY IS COMING rare your new radio can reoeltv It. SIXTEEN PAGES to. iiw. House Unit Accepts Senate Tax Gut Bill UMW Rejects Bid to End Coal Strike Miners Committee Down U. S. Back-to-Work Plan Wiwhlnirlon Tho United Minn Workers today flatly rejected u government proposal for ending the iilne.dav-c'ld soft roul Nlrlkc, The rrlrellnn wii.'i made III li let- ter In Cyril-. S. Chine. federal run- rlilrf. by the tlirrn-niiin U.M.W. committee whli-li received llir vnvrmiiieiil. otter yesterday, I. Lewis, president, rllrl r.nl. MKII I reject Km pcrsnn- itllv. Tlir emmnltlee termed III" KOV- rriiini'tit. proposal "Kriilejique." CliiiiK'-t proposal, which win crplrd "relurtanlly" by tlv mil'0 oni-rator.i ye.'.tiTday, called -tor rri'iition of u fiiet-fltidltiK board to Uivi-.ilk'iilr (hi- depute over inliii-rn' PI-II-.IHII'. thiil. toiielied off I lin walk outs. JJnrk li> Wnrlc However. Lewis would havo to dfiitl thn riilniTM hnek to work be- iiirr Mir plan would Into effect Thn li.M.W. committee advised Ching It f''lt thn proposal was made to "aid the foul who havp dlslioiiornl their (Work) nKrcemrnr. mid in furl her defruud the tii'iirrirliirlen the welfare Therrfori'. they fiakl, they could not recommend ltd iicceptanco by the mlnn workers. ChinB hud told reportrni uftpr the offer WHS made that. formal rejection hy Ihr U.MAV, would force him to tuni thn dlr.ptlln over to I'reHidi-nl. 't'i'uiiiiin, That would opi'ii up HIP court. Injum-tlmi rnt-y f.trps available to the 1'rcM-
n.sn in.nn lft.su 10.40 I. so 4.41) 7.70 11.41 13 -SO Dangers Ease St. U. S. district engineer's office said today that flood dangers have cased to Min- nesota, but the Rod river Is still being watched closely. The situa- tion in the valley Is regarded aa dangerous. The Minnesota river is out of its banks in the New Ulm area. At Mankato the river reached a 17.5 foot stnge, equalling last year's high. Flood stage is about 19 feet. Some of the ice went out of the mouth of the Minnesota, river last night nnd lowlands in the vicinity went flooded. Tho Earth river reached its crest Inst night, the engineer's of- fice reported, and is receding today. Flood waters along the Root. White- water, Zumbro and Cannon rivers also were reported receding. The Minnesota highway department said several highways closed by high, water now are open again. At Quincy, HI., on the Mississippi river, the South Quincy drainage district: loveo appeared in .vrious danger. Volunteer workers helped to snndbng the levee, where new weak points developed In a 300-foot section. Two river-front stove foundries closed. At Canton, Mo., 15 miles north of Quincy, U. S. highway 61 was closed for six blocks in the business dis- trict. In Hnnnlbal, Mo., the Bur- lington railroad yards were under- water and the river had flooded the basements of several buildings In the business district. Mrs. Ross Renominated As U. S. Mint Director iiAhlnjrton President Tru- man today nominated Mrs. Nellie Ross for her fourth live-year term as director of the mint. Mrs. Ross, one-time governor of Wyoming, was first named mint director In 1033.
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