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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 10, 1948, Winona, Minnesota                                not puym: uny more, fines." gulppoct Alois J. Fhlllpps, 24. wlnona route two, the bus driver, as he jerked Malda Milton, 17 loft and Virginia Phllipps 17 from the bus. Phllipps must have meant what he said. That's his own sister he's ordering to the roadside ForptcUlnp the eggs the curious photo hound stuck, around to Krab another picture of tlio unfortunate ones who hied off by foot for Wi'-oka, a long flvc miles. The whole thing is silly, but laws are laws, besides it's spring and not so bad for a nice little hike. w EATHER IS COMING Rtn mire yonr new radio can N. Full Leaiod Wire Newi Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of VOLUME 4H. NO. 46 W1NONA, MINNESOTA SATURDAY EVENING, APRIL 10. 1948 FIVE CENTS PER COPY FOURTEEN PAGES THE ALSOPS ruman Seen Losing Labor Vote llr JoKTh Stewart Al.inp mrasurp of the President's pnlltlcal plltfht l.t very Tho very labor leaders who worn Itoonevelt'n uruetorlun lenders of the hftvn mndn up their mlndit not to support Hurry S. Trunmii If he IK jTnomlnutfd, Thn reeetitly adopted C.I.O, utrutetfy, whlrli will be ttu> nnll In the Presidential coffin, may tx> u.t follows. Tho C.I.O. will muko u trrmond- oim effort, In conjunction with tho A. P. of to defeat all senators uricI representatives who voted for thf  strutogy of thr C.I.O. loudrrshlp Is tfuceublo, In to another vltnlly Important phenomenon. Thp communist do clslon to launch a third jiuvly move- ment precipitated the present bit ter .itrilKKln between tho C.t.O'.i communl.'it minority and anti-corn rnunl.il majority. The mill-corn- Bogota Rioting Subsides; 100 Dead Martin Surprise Peacemaker, Bridges Named to Mine Fund Russian Army Deserter Must Go Back to Soviet Dulutli. story Of Vaiiylko, the dc.iortcr from tho army who lied tho terror if u Slberlun camp, was ncarlng ,Ui flnul chapter In Duluth last .light. Poter la Kolng back to Russln. ?Dter hrm snld thixt means the flr- ng squad. Ito snlcl he camo here fleeing com- munists who threatened to kill him n thr Cunndlan work camp where 10 WHS as n, displaced person from Germany. Up to the time he reached Ca- nudu, his life had been a constant day-and-night hldo-and-scek with lied secret police, ho asserted. At least three times before he sailed for Canada was he recaptured by Russians but each time he man- aged to escape, the prisoner related In Duluth he was placed in St Mary's hospital lor frostbite treat- ment. Ho tried to escape into sub- y.cro temperatures, but was recap- tured. Solons Put Thumbs Down To Federal Controls Plea in a result, have eotne tc dee the national political picture en tlrrly In terms of tlielr own In- ternal utriiKKlP, In this Truman U the freute.it handicap to the Hunk and file Indifference or hostility to Tru- man I.' now no rife In the lalxir movement (hut. the C.t.O. leaders lihe Philip Murray could not buck him, even If they wished to. ThU. of course. Is the original Of thf remarkable plan of the C.I.O. lenders to support tho candidacy of Ocnerul Pwlitht D. Klsenhou'cr, which wa.i formulated at tho sumo time us HIP strategy of not back- ing Truman. KUciiliowet1 war, clios- rn as tho C.T.O.'s Klniidiu'dbeurcT In the fac" of pretty wood Information that hit would have voted Tor a mrxlerute ver.'ilnii (if the very Tuft- llurtley uet whlrh the C.T.O. eull.'i the "slave labor law." Yet tlie C.t.O. leaderi urc actively promotlnc the Wnstilnjfinn tlon warnings from NOW Infla- tnO White Hcni.'io again ran Into this blunt ro tort today from tho Republican thumbs down on fed- eral I're.'ildent Truman's Council o. JSconomlc Advisers raised the alarm In a "Kims or butter" economic report, tho council analyzed the ILN.MayUse Force to Effect Palestine Truce New United Na- tlotiM may use force to put through u Juwbh-Arub truco In Palestine. This possibility arose today after tho Klsrnhower movement. Walter HeutheT. for example, conferred at lemtth with Kranklln Ueluno Roose- United States called on other council delegates to sub- mit. miKftc.itlonn on terms of a ccaoo- (li'n order. The Ideas will bo con- sidered hero Monday at another Informal meeting of dclcRfttc.i. Efforts to get a ccaso-flro agree- ment between the Jewish agency and tho Arab higher committee vir- tually huvu collupscd because of conditions laid down by both skies Dr. Alfonso of Colombia, uot'''f eared" President of tho council, last fArm trpnenil'i hand 'night indicated ho would make no The CIO want Elsrn-ollort to reopon tho Jewish-Arab Tlat.llur.l.v ,m until ho had in hand a truce Hartley, simply he hu.-i thc'l'i't'IKMuU with defined terms appeal velt. Jr., before young Koo.-.evclt Is- nued hl.n pro-Klsenhower statement. And f'hlllp Murray would also huvo' romo out publicly for Kl.wnhowei'j bv now, If he hud runk uiul file appeal Mint Trumunj I.iek.v Tli" br.it rvldenee Hint Ililnj Ix correct li the rxtnioi'dltiiiry corn-j rumpulKii of vilification Toll at 2 fteallisl the Kenenil. The best ex- pfrt.i In labor circles estimate that Blizzard substitution of Klsonlmwrr for Truman would (Hit In half the total Cancln, N, n. Wednesday's one of tho worst of tho winter In this urou, caused tho death vote lolled by the cciinnuiMl.iiA'iof two men near hero, according to candidate, Wallace. No wonder lhu; roixirU received here. communl.its feivr tho general. rinully, (tils fear inll.it bi> rinlly acute, since Wallace Is fairly likely to be all that the comnuin- bN 'have, Their grip on him In tlvhtenliiK dully, to be mire. I.ee former whom Wallace utiee C.'.f.O, leader fired from the a Leo Stubblefleld, 58, farmer from three miles west of Cando, was found dead after ho tried to walk a mile from tho highway to his home Wednesday night, Members of u neiirclilng party mild hn hud fallen exhausted and died botoru ho could be taken tci thu house, The other victim Lockhart, contractor was from Orovcr Maza, Agriculture drpui'tiucut as KITHUS Left WltiKi'r, l.i now a lead- rr of the Wallace "steering com- j south of hero, Ho collapsed while nutter." Pavkl Uiimsey, who lias] shoveling snow In front of his house been one of the two or three most several hours later, Block- Important theoreticians of llu'ied roads prevented a doctor from American communist party. Is now reaching him, Hpokesmcn said. known 10 have helped the Wallace ruiiilillMK'i before the Ifou.'.e furelk'ii ufTiiIri committee cm tile K K. I'. Wallace Is being lifted with IncreusliiK us u com- nuliil.it KtooKe, an when he Int'T- Impact on the nation's economy of in foreign aid spend- ing, the 27-day-old coal strike and a proposed outlay for defense. Then the President's ad- vlscw urged: 1, Administration power to say how scarce products will be dis- tributed, plus Indirect manpower controls to steer workers Into vital Industries. 2, New taxes to cover future boosts In federal spending for mili- tary preparedness, 3, Enactment of tho "standby" price, wage nnd ration authority asked last year by Mr. Truman, as well us power to control bank and consumer credit. The reaction of Representative Wolcott chairman of ,hc committee, Early Coal Settlement Predicted Washington House Speak- er Martin Mass.) called John L, Lewis and Ezra Van Horn, oper- ators' representative, into a specla" 'Meant Ike Says of Withdrawal Through Talking; Does No Good, General States General conference scttlu tho today in an efl'ort toiDwIght D. Elwnnhowcr said today 27-cliiy-old coul rlke. After the session, Martin predicted nn early settlement of tho, dispute. Martin, who became an unexpect- ed peacemaker in the tangle, said Lewis and Van Horn quickly agreed on Senator Bridges (R.-N.H.) to be a third, or neutral, member oJ the board of trustees for the miners' pension fund. A dispute over payments from the pension fund Ind to the walkout of miners March 15. Tho board has been without a ihlrrl member since January, whun Thomas Murray ol' New York resigned. The absence of neutral member has been cited as one reason for failure to reach an agreement. every word" in his state- ment of January 23 taking himself out of the presidential nomination picture. The retired Army chief of staff talked with reporters as he left a conference on defense with Presi- dent Truman. Asked for a direct statement on the presidency, Ike said he did not talk politics with Truman. He added: "I made up my mind to say noth- ing more, I wrote a letter and meant every word of It. "I told my aides they could do thc talking from now on, I'm not Great Difficulty do any good." Martin told reporters that agree- Elsenhower in a letter to a New ment on thc member has been tlio 'great difficulty." As chairman of the triisteens, Lewis called a meeting for 0 n. m. tomorrow, Lewis and Martin agreed that a settlement on the pension issue might be threshed out within 48 lours. And then, Lewis told reporters: 'I think it l.s a ruiisonablo assump- tion the men will return to work." The surprise turn in the coal strike came as thc government called for surveys of fuel stocks at power plants in the light of rnpldCy dwindling supplies. In event the strike Is not settled, the survey could be the basis for an appeal for power curtailment. Hampshire publisher last January 211 said he could not accept a presi- dential nomination. He said his decision to "completely" remove himself from thc political scene was dcntlal candidate. That letter was written at a time Ike was being mentioned promin- ently for the Republican presi- dential nomination. Tho general, who takes over as president of Columbia university in June, was in uniform as he called on the President for a 30-n-.inute talk. He said Mr. Truman wanted to discuss with him tho "general lay- out" of the nation's defenses and thc subject of "balance" of the de- fense program. Homes Ablaze, Corpses In Rain: Story of Bogota (The following dispatch was received by the Stats department in Washington from a group of American newspapermen in Bogota, Colombia, who cooperated in getting out the news of the revolution while communication facilities were, limited.) Bogotai first eyewitness of the dawn events In the Plaza Bolivar to return to the United States em- bassy was Alfonso Corrca, Washington, D. C., who Is a Pan-Ameri- can union employe. I decided to leave the embassy to go to the Capltollo to hunt for my hat and coat which I left there when thc revolution broke Correa reported. "I passed several buildings on firs, many of them private homes. 3 Corpses "In a narrow street leading to the plaza I saw three bloody corpses ly- ing in. the rainy roadway. In. front of a drug store I heard a boy moan- ing. He asked my help, pointing to his leg, covered by rags. He lifted the rags to show a bloody leg bone. Other people around said they could do nothing for him because public wcro completely dlsorga- nl7ccl. When I entered the pluaa a group of a half dozen soldiers shouted to ;o away and when I continued to walk toward the Capitolio they pointed guns at me and said they would, shoot. Not wanting to be killed, I walked away. G Bodies "Then I tried another entrance and in walking up a side street I saw at least six more bodies. A sol- dier again drove me away at gun- Mint. would originate, was cold. "It .seems ho told reporters, "to restore n.ny controls until wo sec tho Impact on our economy of and foreign aid." military upending he and Mr. Truman and House oanming j th Urltcd Mine ,-if cllnh IftfYleln M nn 1U1 UIjICLU a vj.il u- .Lfn; .-JH.1U Jlij ill it. v........ most of such legislation Workbcrs and thc operotors were I Dcfense Secretary Forrestal are in continuing their discussions of general agreement on defense plans points In dispute when Martin made 'Ills move seeking an end to the strike. Swing to Dewcy In Nebraska Test Claimed by Aides liy Jack Bell Governor Thomas 3. Dowey played out to the limit to- :lay a "swing" his aides claimed has Bridges jcgun In his direction in Nebraska's ment In N. Y. Bridges is in New York and it was not known immediately what part ho played in the Martin ef- fort, If any. The speaker said Bridges would have to return here for tomorrow's board meeting, otherwise talks would have started this afternoon. Bridges announced through his office that he would accept the job. Although city, his he senator was out of tho administrative assistant, ,O.P. presidential primary next .Tuesday. Paul Lockwood, the governor's secretary, told a reporter he thinks Dowoy has started "a swing in our llroctlon" by vigorous campaigning n tho last two days. As an example, Lockwood noted hat tho governor talked to persons a respectable cross section of the in five meetings yesterday. This included a crowd of In an Omaha High school la.st night. Dewey flew to western Nebraska .oday to court the farm vote, which Harold E. Stassen, one of the chief X'onllnurd (in 1'iiirr II Ai.sors Column 8 Million Register for Korean Election south registered today for an election May in UH tho first fitop to- ward Korean independence. ontenclers, claimed last night he ilrcndy has taken Into camp. Stassen flew to Washington today or the Gridiron an occa- lon that Dcwey decided at tho last Wesley Powell, reached him by telephone and told reporters that will accept thu appoint- Martin described Lewis and Van Horn ns "generous" in a "desire to nn end to the difficulty." and problems. No Plans Seen to Reactivate Badger Ordnance Plant Baraboo, E. E. Wells, commanding olficer of the Badger Ordnance Works, said today he knew of no plans to reactivate the huge plant. "The War Assets administration doesn't know what will happen to Badger, cither." he said. Wells said hn has received thc fed- eral order not to sell surplus prop- erty. Rocket powder lines at the plant were placed on a standby basis last summer, Wells said. The smoke- He into'less powder production facilities were He brllll I1U UUilv.l-ll.Jll- l __ TXT A A RllrnlllS conference in his office at 10 a. m. minutes flat Martin said they suggestion that the third board agreed on his Bridges become member. Reach Accord Martin said: "We hope that when the trustees meet tomorrow they will be able to reach agreement and tho men will be able to be bnck to work in 41) hours after the committee HOUS to work." Lewis sale! he Joined the speaker In that statement. The UMW pre- sident said it is largely a matter of getting started. Martin said that he has been greatly concerned over thc prolonged coal work stoppage. minute to pass'up in favor of more1, By moving in as campaigning ;Martin thus took the ball away Before ho set out. Stassen told'from the administration newsmen he lias been "very much1 The maneuver thus cou d have which I political significance should tnc turned over to the WAA as surplus but '..lie lines still arc "basically in- he added. "I met a rebel and told him I was a Brazilian and hungry. He took ne to a boarding house where I had something to eat. There were about 20 men and three women there and t looked like some kind of a liberal icadquarters. "I told them about the boy and they said they could do nothing for him although they took note of the spot where he was. "They said: 'We are sorry this happened. The situation is out of control. That's war.' B-36 Stays in Air 30 Hours Fort Worth, Texas A B-36 bomber ended more than 30 hours of test flight yesterday, but could have stayed up longer. Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Cor- poration, nnd Air Force officials said the flight longest ever made by the world's biggest land-based bomber was not :i maximum ef- fort test. This plum; shul.tlod between here .ind the west coast several times. Officials would not disclose the dis- tance covered nor the exact tuue in the air. Weather FEDERAL FORECASTS Wlnona and vicinity Partly cloudy and warmer tonight and Sunday with occasional showers be- ginning tonight and continuing Sunday forenoon. Low tonight 48; High Sunday 70. Minnesota Cloudy. Occasional rain tonight and in cast and north- central portions Sunday afternoon. Warmer cast tonight. Cooler Sunday. in north and oc- icasional showers in south, portion and Sunday. Warmer and encouraged" by thc crowds have turned out to his meetings. "In my he will definitely be tho farm vote." In first place in Republican leader in Congress be able to claim credit for settling a dispute that has been administration, iicacluehcs. giving the B' ulletins lie Siir.cn.SM Hllsslll vcliMMl Italy's lilil for United Nations membership today for thn third time. The sccurily council vote was nine lo two with Russia and Ihe Soviet Ukraine votinjr against Ihc ad- mission of Italy. AllKlistu, M.iine Maine Democrats Imlay pledged their ten national convention votes to President Truman. A, Wal- lace said today lie hopes to -win "morn Hum votes in November us a third party pres- idential candidate. Czech Reds Push 1-Ticket Election communist-party plan for a single ticket in the Cze- choslovakian elections May 23 need- ed only parliamentary approval to- day to make it law. The single-ticket plan was pro- posed by the communist-dominat- ed Central Trades Union Wednes- day. The organization has members. Communist pnrty executive com- mittee members approved the plan last night. Leaders of other par- tics then gave their approval i.oo. Under the plan, voters would ballot on a list of parliamentary deputy candidates hand-picked by the communist-dominated govern- ment. Other parties endorsing thc plan included even those who originally dissented and said they wanted each party to present its own can- didates. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for thc 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 61: minimum, 42; noon, 61: precipitation, none; sun Insurrection Believed Red-Inspired Marshall, Staff Safe; Liberal Junta Organized Bocola, ColumbU WT1) tionary rioting subsided early today In the burning and looted center of Bogota. A presidential statement said forces of the conservative ernment controlled the situation. Delegates to the ninth Interna- tional Conference of American States still were cooped up in their headquarters, facing a shortage of food. The newspaper El Ticmpo said killed and the revolt 200 were In- which flared 100 were jured in suddenly yesterday with the slnnt.lon of the libcrnl party lead- er. Some 3S biilldliiKM wrrr put to the torch by u howllngmob. A llb- cnilJuntiL was up. A gun battle raped last night near the U. S. embassy, and scries of fires broke out In the building which houses the embassy. Tile fires were quelled and the the embassy staff did not leave the building, As dawn came, gangs still roam- ed tho Netting new fires. Shooting broke out sporadically, but by 6 a. m. the streets were al- most deserted. Those who remained poked n round the looted, burning shops. No police or troops were .seen on the ranln streets. Apparent- ly they still were confined to the area of the presidential palace. (Secretary of State Marshall and his American staff the inter-American in Bogota, conference for all are safe, the secretary reported by telephone to Washington last night.) Plaza Ablaze The large plaza south of the U. S.. embassy was ablaze last night and a KUH battle raged nearby. sets tonight at sun rises to-1 Qnc American, John Powell, dip- morrow at _________ llomntic courier, was reported among those hurt. Earlier TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max. Mln. Free. Bnmldjl Chicago Denver DCS Moines Duluth International Falls Kansas City Los Angeles Miami Mpls.-St. Pnul New New Orleans York Seattle Phoenix WnshinRton Winnipeg 03 5G 3G 39 67 74 81 52 8-5 70 SO 513 35 45 30 25 53 55 71 38 GG 32 56 3G 26 .30 Bed Wing Lake Cily Reads Dum 4, T.W. lUVttlt ttUU.KTlN Flood Stnge 24-Hr. Stage Today Change Dam 5A, T.W. Wlnona 13 Dam G, Pool In Frankfurt, Germany, a 6, T.W. estimated yesterday nearly Dakota have fled his country since the com- munists gullied full power in Feb- ruary. Hi; said thc exodus is grow- ing. _____________ Theft of Truck at Caledonia Reported Theft of a panel truck in Cale- donia Friday night was reported to Winonn. police today by Sheriff Beryl Kerrigan, Houston county. The truck the property of Henry Alberts, operator of a Caledonia gro- cery store. The license number of thc truck, according to olllcers, is X It is a 1038 model Chev- rolet. Thc grocery store owner re- ported thc truck was stolen after p. in. Friday. 14 10.1 12.9 12 8.9 0.7 7.9 10.1 9.6 9.0 9 2 Dam 7, Pool 9.3 Dam 7, T.W. 8.7 La Crosse 12 10.0 Tributary Streams Chippcwa at Durand -5.8 Zumbro at Theilman 3.4 Buffalo above Alma 2.4 Trempealeau at Dodge 1.6 4.0 3.4 .1 .1 .1 .1 .1 .1 .2 .1 .3 .1 .1 Black at Neillsvillc Black at Galcsvlllc La Crosse at W. Salem 1.0 Koot at Houston (i.3 RIVlill FO11KCAST (From Hasting to Gullcnlicrc) During the next two days the riv- er will fail slowly throughout the last night President Mar- iano Osplna Pnrosi said forcrx of the conservative government wore regaining control of the situation. The president issued a communi- que accusing communists of Incit- ing thc uprising. He said steps had been taken to restore order. (Diplomatic dispatches reaching thc Slate department in Washing- ton reported communists appear to be abetting the revolution and helping attempts to provoke a. strike. (Diplomatic officials in Washing- ton scanned Bogota reports today (Continued mi BOGOTA 3, Column S.) 1948 Wheat Crop Dip Indicated Washington The fifth bil- lion-bushel wheat crop in the na- tions' history was indicated today by an Agriculture department crop report. Thc yield would be big enough to moot domestic needs for the new crop year beginning July 1 and to continue the large volume of ex- ports to the rest of thc world. The department forecast thc winter wheat crop, which was sowed. last full, at bushels. No forecast was given for sprir.s wheat, now being planted. Officials said a spring crop of 272.000.000 bushels l.s possible on thc ba-sis of growers' reported plans. Thus the combined winter and spring wheat production would be about bushels. This is district except a slight rise just be-jconsiderably smaller than last low St Paul There will be littlelyear's record of bushels, cliange'in the Chippewa and Wis-j But It is far abnve. the ten-year consin rivers. 'iwcrage or bushels.   

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