Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 14, 1948, Winona, Minnesota w EATHER FM IS COMING Be sure yonr new radio can receive It. Full Leaied Wire Newi Report of The Associated Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations W1NONA. MINNESOTA. WEDNESDAY EVENING. APRIL 14. 1948 FIVE CENTS PER COPY EIGHTEEN PAGES THE ALSOPS Atlantic Union May Be Formed lly .Inirph mill Slnwiirt Altiop iJlwussloim Hi fit nwy .101110 day regarded us mark- ing 11 HinuiiK point in history tmvo been on In Washing- ton cturini: tho lust few days, Thty concern tho future rdutlorislilp bo- twrrn the E-Uulrn uncl the wr.'itrrn Kuropi-un the event- ual formation, In fuel, ot mi "At- lantic which wilt constitute MI liitrKttitril power grouping ovon jitronKcr Uian the now Soviet em- pire. The muny problems Involvntl In KlKIUltlC tusk bcllltt Studied carefully by the lilKhvr stuffs of State and service departments, They have constituted u chief topic or Bclclan Prime Minister Spunks fruitful tnltw here. And Informal preliminary contacts linvo already rnudo with the. other Western union millmis-llrltiilii. Krutico uncl the llii'ougli rc-Killur dlt.tomutU' clmimols. With the hubl- tuul mujivstir sU.wnrs.1 of diplomacy, HIP utiiitr of u fiirnuxl rxchmiKo of views r.lioulil bo reuchecl In ft wouK or ten cluy.t. KVKN WITHIN the American ad- ministration. there uro considerable cllfferenee.'i of opinion" on several niiijor point.-., Eventually. there must be treaty between trio United SUiitM and the western Kuropean union, but. should It be now? What 1, the best way to fit tho projected Atlantic unlon'lnto Iho U. M. fi'umo- work? And how can we prevent an American military guaranty of tho western Ktiropnm eountrle.i from MvnilnK to ICUVP out In tho co ci ether nutlrm.n whleh are actually In Kreut..r dancer, r.tlt-U nn Tluly. Clroece the count rlen of Scandinavia? Thpso am complex technical ciuns- tlons. which most careful consideration. Then too, Immedlatp proposals to Concre.i.n will bo miulo only if ine Bpnate. worns sure to accept ihom. nnd even Henutor Arthur 31. Viin- clenborw hiw yet to bn conwultod Mor can such pronosatn bo rorriuilal- rtl until Micro ncreeinont on tho diplomatic level, and even thn We.it- rrn union countries IIUVP not nolutnly ivnioiiK Stassen Tops Nebraska Contest Black River Falls Factory-Warehouse Destroyed by Fire; Loss AM. WANT ATUKATY which would the "Atlantlo union a formul Kmuiilnt: rpntliiK on a nol cl Icsivl fMindatlon, Hut I tin French who nlwuy.i prefer evorythlng In wrltlnc, are particularly Insistent on treaty-making without clolay. The British Miare the French view with- out hPlnK BO Insistent. And Prime Aflnl.itnr KpauK. representing Heno- lux. placed greater nrnpha.'ils on thn prncfleul limn on (lie IfKu nspect.i. Joint ptiinnlnK of the (In frn.te of Kiiropn iiKiiln.it aCKrerolon MIC! rnutiml co-operntlon to provltlo the mean.-i for ihi.i defenne, art) what Intereit. Hpiiak nuiRt at inn moment Ttin American pfillcy-nialcer! warmly approve Spmik'n pmplmsls and are ulso troublecl by two othoi tactical rue-tors, First, It Is Import- ant that (lie Western union na- tion-: should not bo tempted to llntiulsri their own nviponslbllttlfis tx-ciiu.io America Ims Kliaratiteet! them uKiilnst ak'nresslon, Their own imi'-t meet. They must maKi their own defense plans untl decide on what and how much eucli of them will contribute to rarrylmr oul those plans. Tim nci'tl for a unlflcc romrnand, the need to npportlor rontrllMitioMH of iimnpowor. and other thorny obstacle.-! must bo sur- mounted. Only when all this, lia; been (lone r.lioillcl (tie United State: asked for Us special contribu- tion, which will largely take the form of renewed military leiul-leaso Hut. us yet tho necessary Anglo- Kreneh-lienelux staff talks liuve not lic.cn held, and Western union1: secreUirlut has not been appointed AC.AIS. Till: AMKIIICAN policy milkers do not wish Western union to become nn exclusive club, relylnK on the AineiMcun guaranly rather than (in genuine pan-Mllfdpeatl co- operation. The mood ut Uriisscls when We-.lem union was formed was partially exclusive. Admission of was envlsuKod, and Norway and Denmark at leur.t lire rxi-ecti'd tci loin Western union soon after It been guaranteed by tills country. Hut Hit' Krtnch ant the I'.ciielux countries were Initially reluctant to take In Italy. Arid wtlilu lhl crowd, swinging clubs, Do Claspcr! spoke in the big Duo- mo sfiuai't'. uncl police wero hours, cli'iirliiK It even after Do Oasperi hail finished his address and left. Lato last night a caravan of truck.'! and huso.s taking Christian Democrats homo from thu Milan inm'tliiK was stoni'd by lufUsts near Han CUtillano Mlliiticsc, Two pcr- NOIIS were hurt .seriously, 20 suffcr- i-tl minor Injuries. Thcro also were disorders at r'c.saro, Bologna and Vcnlcr. Italy's north Is predominantly ll'flLM.. Tliti of tho United States Russia in the Italian cam- niiu n.i u was jirmrpenetl by communist ihc main point Is tlmt, tho ga'ut blasts at U. S. Ambassador James C. udvr.'ituro 1ms begun. Dunn. Bogota Conference Resumes Sessions BoROtn, Colombia The 21- lltitlon Pan-American conference resumes Its work today In revolt- battered Bogota. Tho conference was broken up flvo days ago by a bloody uprising which tho Colombian government and U. S, Secretary of State George C, Marshall attributed to interna- tional communism. Delegates voted unanimously yesterday to resume sessions. Olid of thu first. Itoms on Iho con- fcruiicu agenda probably will be a resolution against communism in tho western hemisphere. Colombia's diplomatic relations with Russia are unclear. Yesterday a member of the presidential secre- tariat said tho cabinet had not yet approved the decree for severing relations, as announced by the gov- ernment radio the previous day, (In Buenos Aires Argentine Sen- ator Alberto Durand said yester- day United States soldiers guarded refugees from mobs In Bogota and exchanged shots with rioters at; the height of the trouble. (Hl.alo department In Washington .said they had no In- formation of U. S. troops in Bogota and added they found the report impossible to believe." Bakery Returns Limit Urged to Save Grain WushlnKton Secretary of Agriculture Anderson asked bakers Tuesday to limit "consignment sell- Ing" of bread and other bakery products. In a consignment sale n baker agrees to t.ako back slain products from retailers nnd other distribu- tors, i The purpose of the program is to save grain for foreign shipment. Anderson said it would sAvc as much bushels a year. FBL Improvement Bill Introduced Washington J. Bruce Van Gorderj, Falls, owner of the building, said that It had recently been completely rewired. Building :i Block Lonfr The frame building, covered with metal, was a block long and 70 feet wide. The muffler manufacturer, of which Louis Shaw is plant manager, occupied the larger part of the structure: The two-story portion and part of the one-story portion. The Upton fruit and vegetable flrm, owned by Arthur Upton and three sons, was able to salvage only its records but Immediately set up an office in one of Its delivery trucks. The elder Upton said that deliveries would be made agajr. Thursday. But the renewal of business at the mufller llrm would be more compli- cated for this community of about persons. On the second floor, where the sldewalls and roof were burned oir, the plant had Its tool FEDERAL FORECASTS WInona and vicinity Generally fair and warmer tonight and Thurs- day. Lowest tonight 36; high Thursday 68. Minnesota Partly cloudy tonight and Thursday. Cooler north to- night and Thursday. Wisconsin Fair tonight and Thursday. Warmer Thursday. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 60; minimum, 29; noon, 57; precipitation, none; sun sets to- night at sun rises tomorrow at TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max. Min. Prec, room. Damage to equipment there was great. Damage to the ground floor and basement had not been determined shortly before noon. The company operated its assembly line on the ground floor, where salvage appeared Weather Bulleti ins wrapped up as birthday Washington President Truman today formally ankcd Confess to appropriate to finance the European Recovery program during the fiscal year starting July 1. plan to require rculstratlon with the government of the Communist party and all today was approved by the House com- mittee on un-Amcrlcan activ- tics. House today passed over President Truman's veto a bill excusing certain vendors of newNpnpcrs and magazines from the social security program. Chicago 44 39 Denver............. 62 34 DCS Moines 50 32 42 29 42 33 7-i 55 7- fil 81 05 53 39 GO 44 84 47 51 39 Duluth International Falls Los Angeles Miami Mpls.-St. Paul New Orleans New York..... Seattle Phoenix Washington Last week was girl's week here In Los Angeles and as a lesson In civic government, a group of teen- our high schools ran And "they really made some un- When they took over from Mayor Bowron. they did- n't want the keys K1VEK BULLETIN Flood Stage 24-Hr, Stnge Today Change Red Wing Lake City Reads Dam 4, T.W. Dam 5. T.W. Dnm T.W. Winoim (C.P.) Dam 0, Pool Dam 6, T.W. Dakota Dam 7, Pool Dam 7, T.W. Crosse 14 12 0.8 12.6 8.7 3.3 7.5 9.2 8.6 9.1 9.3 8.4 9.6 cnt the almost certain support of the state's 15 delegates on the first nominating ballot at Philadelphia, The delegates arc not bound by the popular vote, but most of tile candidates said before the election that they would abide by the voters' wishes. These convention delegates were elected in a primary that saw tho Democrats choose a 12-vote delega- tion and give President Truman pat on. the back. Mr. Truman, running unopposed. polled votes In 1.114 precincts In the Democratic popularity con- test. Senator O'Mahoney running solo for vice-presidential endorsement, fell behind with votes in precincts. Omnhn. Dewey made his best showing in Douglas county, which includes Omaha. Tile count in 140 of the 201 Douglas county precincts was Dewey Stassen and Taft Stassen sent the Republican or- ganization headed by Senator Hugh Butler (R.-Ncb.) down to its worst defeat. Taft, supported by the Butler group, never had a chance. He trailed In all of the state's 93 counties. Stassen led In 80 of them and Dcwcy In ten. The other three counties were unheard from at that time. Senator Taft said today he Is 'disappointed" about the results of Nebraska's "popularity poll" pri- mary. Meanwhile the Illinois primary gave Senator Tart the support of at least rive Illinois delegates on the first presidential nominating ballot at the Republican national convention, No Comment General MacArthur had no com- ment today on the primary In which, he was a poor fifth. William Ritchie, Democratic state chairman for Nebraska, today Is- sued the following statement: "The Nebraska primary Is most cncourafflng to the Democratic party. The liberals won in both parties. Governor Thomas E. Dcwcy said today he was "heartened" by his showing in the Nebraska. Republican primary. In which he finished second to Harold E, Senator McC.irUiy (R.-Wis.) said today tli.it if Harold E. Stasson wins the Oregon primary May 21 he does not sec "how the party leaders a: the Republican national convention can turn Stnsscn down" for the pre- sidential nomination. possible, and had other machinery and stores in the basement. Estimated Loss to the mulllcr llrm was set at Tributary Streams Headquarters for this ,_ live Jones (D.-Alti.) Jnlroduc_e_d__aimK, two olhers in Stoughton, Black Chippcwa at Durand Zumbro at Thcllman BuITulo above Alma., m at Dodge bill today to appropriate to rehabilitate, Improve and extend operations of the federal llnu. Jones' measure would extend op- erations or the government-owned barge fleet to tho Tennessee and Cumberland rivers nnd to tributaries of the Ohio above its junction, with tho Cumberland. WIs. Mr. Van Gordon set his loss at SBO.OOO. and said that he carried in insurance. Mr. Upton set his loss at to Black at Galesville.. 4.4 3.3 2.4 1.2 3.8 3.9 .1 .1 .1 .1 .1 __ o _ j _ i .1 __ .2 .1 .3 La Crosse at W. Salem 1.8 I Root; insurar.ee. The flrm had fruits, veg- (Conlinued on T.iprc 15, Column S.] FIRE at, Houston ......6.2 RIVER FORECAST (From Hastings to GuttcnlicrR) The Mississippi river In this scc- and said he carried in Uon wjjl contjnue falling but a lit- tle more rapidly with average daily falls of .2 a loot daily at most stations. to the city Just the key to Hob Hope rod In town. Gregory Peck's house. The first thing the bobby soxcrs did, after taking over the govern- ment, was to go to work on the mayor's limousine And in 20 minutes they had the fanciest hot Their next step was to put a Juke box in the city council So when they put a motion before the house they could do it with a partner. But a juke box in the city coun cil wasn't too good an idea In the middle of an important debate the mayor, chief of police, and head of the 1'ire department fainted Someone put oh a Sinatra record. The first law the kids tried to pass was really amazing. It was in favor of no homework, no washing dishes, no piano lessons, no baby sitting, no trips to the dentists, and no school How long can they sit in- the balcony at the Bijou? But the teachers were really glad when the whole thing was over and Mayor Bowron unlocked the Jail and let them out. ToUls Stassen, by his victory in yester- day's primary, has now won two out of three primaries involving con- tests for the Republican presidential nomination. President Trumnn Is far out m front in Democratic delegates. Republicans havr now chosen 402 of their national convention delegates. As far as can be determined from pledges, semi-pledges and uncon- tcsted claims, here's how they line up: Dcwcy..................... 1H SUlNKl'll 61 Vnndenborg 41 Governor Green, Illinois Hi MacArthur 8 Taft....................... 5 Uninstructed 160 Total....................402 Harold E. Stassen, commenting to- day on yesterday's primary, said "We will carry on togcUicr In de- veloping a vigorous, forward-look- ing and humanitarian Republican party." Alaskan Crash Probe to Begin Friday The Civil Ae- ronautics bo.-ird today ordered a hearing at Minneapolis Friday on the crash of a Northwest Airlines charter plane on Mount Saoiford. Alaska, March, 15.