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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 27, 1948, Winona, Minnesota W EATHER FM IS COMING Be imru your new radio can It. Full Lenied Wire Report of The Asiociated Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations VOLUML: <w. NO. W1NONA, MINNESOTA, TUESDAY EVENING. APRIL 27. 1948 FIVE CENTS PER COPY EIGHTEEN PACES Ask U. N Arab Nation-Wide Rail Strike Threat Posed Date To Be Set If Wngfc Accord Not Reached Today IVY Tlir of which would (.top the nntloti'.'i nil! nervier flavored wage Milks In Ohleugo to- William S. Knudsen, Ex-G.M. Head, Dies S. Knudsen World War II coordinator of Amer- ica's Indu.'ilrlul might, died today following u long Illness, Douili from u corobrut homorrhuge eamo lo the (W-ycur-old former pros Ulenl of Clonorul Motors Corporation ut a, m. Tho whlto-hulrnd Dnnliih Immi- grant was known by fellow IncUltitrl- iin "tlio gronte.it production gimlus of modern Union." day between I lie curriers mid three gave up thu presidency of Cton- operating unions, Thn lii.it legal barrier to mlch u strike will vanish at midnight with expiration nf u UO-duy codling (iff period which followed a federal fuel-finding liuitrM's recdiiimondu- tldns fnr notUomoiil of a Wuge and rul" dl.ipute, Thn unions, representing move thnn firemen, em'lneeni litid switchmen, have decided Unit fall- tire lo reach agreement with the railroads today will bring about setting df n ulrlko datn "n.i noon No word came from the confer- on progress toward n si'tllo- rnrnt, Thn talks have been In process since Atu'll 14. unions fmve rejected u lij'v-eoiit hourly mine recommended by tho fuel-find' Ing panel ns Inadequate, The rail' ronds nerepted thn I'ceomrnondn. tlon, Rppubllo Steel Corporutlon fol- lowed V. S. ytoel Iti di-nyltiK u puy revision to Republic work rrs. Thp union's officials said therf WHS no strike threat Involved, Tho stppl WHKO contract runs to April HO, 1049, and n im-strlko elttusp, In Washington, the proposed tlOO-n-month ppiistonx for retired United Mine Workers null remain out of rrnch. Van Horn, op prntcirs' represptitutlvn on thn pen diem IrustPti board, opposes tho pen nlon us Imprnotlehl, Cleaning Fluid Drink Provoi Fnlttl to Tot rUrlnr, Win. -Wti A drink of denning fluid yrsterdny proved fntul to Dlnnn Dorks, ngo SO month.i, daughter or Mr, find Mrs. ruohurd Drrks. Tho child took the elennlnB fluid nt hpr homp nnd was rtisrincl to a loeixl hospttnl by flrr clpparlmrnt rwcuo sqund. Hho died soon, uflor- Weather FKOKKA1, Wlnnnn find nnd coolor UinlKht; lowest -I'l, Wodnenday pnrtly cloudy nnd cool; lilgti- (13. Mlnniwttii Clear to partly cloudy and cooler tonight, Wodnon- pnrtly cloudy nrul cool, Wisconsin F'nrtly rloudy nnd mueh cooler tonlftht, Wodricfldny pnrtly cloudy nnd cool. I.OCAIi WXATHKR Offloinl ob.vrvutlon.i (or tho 3'1 hours rndlriK nt la rn, todny: Mnximum, ill: minimum, BO; noon, (13; precipitation. Ill; sun tonight at sun rises tomorrow nt Minnesota mid Wisconsin: Tem- prratln'es will average degnmti ntxivr normal WlM'onnln and wiuth -1-10 21 -Nation Bogota Pact to Be Signed lloiftila, flolomlilii Moderate raln.i havn chnekecl the fulling tendency In this district and them will by no Important ehanges the next duy.i In the main ehan iirl. Trlbuturle.H, however, will slightly. rlso An or- ganic pact binding 21 western hem- isphere republics will be signed here April 'Jti ove of tho closing of Iho liito.it Pan-American con- ference, The treaty, which Includes basin regulations and functions of the Pun-Amorlcun will bo sign- ed In the lilntorle homn of Simon llollvar, 8oulh American liberator. Tho document places economic aggression by one nation ngnlnst an- other In tho .iiimo category us mili- tary and political aggression. llrrltple.v, fJnllr. A 000 cyclotron which may be thu ulllmale tool for solving the mys- teries of atomic! energy will bo built at the University of California with government, money. It, will bo a magnet 110 feel. In diameter which will whip atomic bullels around ii.sl'h'K-ory, invorlng one. wholesome coiirso until they roach upeods ex- against another. Its removal will help the housewife, by reducing agi'lculturc! committee had vutcd to 10 to shelve the bills, Tempers flared during the open- Ing debute before Jam-packed gnl- lories, Chairman Knutson (R.-Minn.l, of the ways nnd menus committee shouted u direct threal nt Ihe South that limits on cotton imports will be lifted If the southerners continue their bnllle to remove the oleo tax, At Republicans supporting the oleo lax repealer, Kmilson stormed: "Von poor sails, I want to pay my compliments lo the sup Repub- licans, Thu New Desil Congruss hue! years to do something about; this and It was too hot for them. Now look nl. you." Jiel'ore yesterday'.'! first test, the two Hides argued llku l.hlsi: the tax Is dlscrlm- Ilappv Anil SmilliiK, Lnnn Turner and her new Husband, Henry J. (Bob) Topping sit in the limousine it took'tliem from their wedding yesterday on the first leg of u honeymoon Hint will include New nnd" Loiirio'm (A.P. Wlrephoto to The Republican-Herald.) eeodlng miles a second. Thcwe will glvo them striking force ranging J'rom nix billion lo ten billion volts. With those bullets scientists will bombard atoms to produce mesons, which arc mighty llttlo packets of energy and matter and paronUy arc Iho key to the deepest secrets of nuclear energy, Tho project was announced last night Jointly by Dr. Ernest O, Law- rence, cyclotron Inventor, and Dnvkl E.'Llllonlhul, chairman of the At- omic Kncrgy commission. The main part of tho big mnchlne will bo a magnet weighing JXOOO ions, Coimlruellon probably will re- milro about flvo years. The cyclo- tron, will remain Iho properly of Hie government but tho university will have tho greatest passible degree of autonomy In opcrullng It, Llllen- thnl Kiilcl. Tho AEC chnlrmnn added thnt the plans reflest the determination of Lho Unliccl Stales to remain "pre- eminent" In tho development of atomic research as long as the lirotipcclsi for International agree- ment on atomic energy control re- main poor. He described tho pre- sent prospects an "romole." Tho now i-L'.'iearch colossus will be about 20 times us powerful Llin university's cyclotron, Dr. Lawrence said, the cost of oleomargarine and end. Ing Ihu color stirring chore In her kitchen. Agnliisit repeal the economy of dairying has been built up for 62 years with Ihc protection of the tax, and repeal will piny havoc wllh dairy farmers. Moreover oleo manu- fuclurers will get the benefit of, the tax repeal, not the housewife. Red River Crest Believed Near firiinil ForliH, N. Tied river Mood waters climbed only hull' an Inch In the ton hours to mid- night lust night indicating n crest was near. Relief workers reported that nil residents of tho three 'flooded com- munities on the International borcl- Emerson nnd St. Vin- well cared for. Chief difficulty cnmc at Emerson where drinking water was reported scarce. Near West Fargo, Wlllliim Gold- erg, 45, n farmer, drowned Jato vesl.erduy when ho slipped on tho junk and fell Into the flooding Shoyonnt! rlvor. Ho was rescued soon afler tho mishap but elTorts to rnvlvii him Tailed. Striking Brewers Cut Wage Pleas Milwaukee. Striking brow- iry workers, who rmvn cut oft the Mow of beer from six major Mll- walllcne briiwerliii, nlmi huvii cut ;lown their wage dmnanda. Harold Mi'hruljbM, aiislMlant bilsl- :ies.'i agent lor the CIO Hrewm'y Workers union, said last night his group had reduced Its original dc- niuid for a u Unplulo forUmo, said VOWM with culm ussurunco. Llko u well-prepared movie scrip'., Iho marriage of Iho inovlo Clndor- ulla girl and thu millionaire had everything. Tho matron of honor confessed gaily, ufli.T Um cL-romnny was over, "My feel hurt." And the cute llow- or Cheryl Chris- tine, Lanu's daughter by a previous marriage to Stephen 'I'm llrcd." Inti! r us I, e d h what's going 01 In tho world. All which Is by waj of starling to nay that a few ago I filled mj un I, o n n snake till went to with tilt. liol> Hope Shrino auditori- um to watch tho selection of iv Mr, and Mrs. U.S.A. U.S.A., It turned nut, Is Clarence Ross, who might bi; described as Boulder dam with legs. or Clancy to his friends- I'm positive he has nothing but his physlquo from lifting bar bells Bar bells being a fancy nnmu I'or about 500 pounds of pig Iron DM u stick. In fact, he got his start by clip- ping 11 coupon nnd sending tawny for n bur boll set. I had the same slnrt, buc that's all. Tho exertion of. clipping the coupon put me In a resl euro for three months. Clancy Is not only well built, he's n.'Ully strong. I offered lo let him feel my muscle, nnd my tailor screamed. When hn took off his shirt, all the women fainted. Then I took off my shirt and he fainted. Miss U.S.A. Is Ihc former Miss Vul N.lord, and while; shu probably wont bu n.'cognto'd In Atlanllc CltV, Nho's going to do all right In nil points wosi. Miss NJorcl Is, to put II, gently, the strongest argument against the new look thai I'vo seen .Vol.. A.sldi; J'rom being beautifully feminine, sin; looks n.s though she could take care of herself. The guy Tho ncwlyweds said they would I who swoops her off her feet will remain hero overnight, go l.o Palmhuivu to UM: u snowplow. Springs for a fuw days, then fly to Pardon me, the salesman from Now York city. They sail May 0 on 'tho Miiurctriuln Jtor London, the. bulldozer company Just came In. In today's Pennsylvania pri- mary us Republican aspir- ants mulched strength In the po- litically important Keystone Elate. On the Republican side of tho ledger, a blank .space on the ballot win; expected l.o provide n Rumpling ol' vutrr .sentiment on the party's lending candidates although the bal- loting will hnvr no lire-convention United Auto Workers convention in Atlantic City Inst November tlis.it "I'd like to take a shot at Two unnamed tipsters told police the man wore a pistol on his belt nt the time he purportedly made the remark. It was nt that convention that Washington of a stop-SUissen movement were countered today by claims tlxnt Har- old Stassen may Ri'iib a share of Washington slate's 10 Ci.O.P. presi- dential noinlnutinK volx-s. Stassen spokesmen here said sup- porters of the former Minnesota gov- ernor, by workiiiR down into the precincts, have put themselves hi position to challenge Governor E_ DCWey's for control of the state's May 15 G.O.P. party nice tine. Reuthcr gained complete control Thftt wni name the 19 ot the U.A.W.-CJ.O delegates to the fce'pub- in wliming: re-election ns its jjrcsi- convention at Phila- dent. No charge was placed against the main, who was held for investiga- tion. Inspector Joseph V. Kruij said he claimed an alibi for the time ReuthCT was shot in his home a week todny, I'ollco Commissioner Hurry S. Toy wild tho man In custody wusi u steel worker nnd an officer in a. U.A.W.-C.l.O. local. Some steel plants c'.osely connected with Iho auto Industry are under the U.A.W.-C.l.O. Tho yesterday from a man brought Here from Toledo, the latest and most 'startling" In the police manhunt for Rcuther's April 20 assailant, Toy Reuthcr's arm was nearly torn off Just a week by a sholuun blast llrcd through the kitchen window at his home. He is reported to be mak- ing good progress toward recovery, and physicians believe the arm mny be repaired. Toy lilcntllled the police Informant only'as a minor U.A.W, olllclal. He said he was told the name of the man sought, bur, not disclose it, Andresen Urges Area Fish, Wildlife Protection Law WithliliiRlon Representa- tive August H. Andresen CR.-Mlnn.) said today Congress should write Into law "n. policy of protection" for fish and other wildlife In tho upper Mississippi river urea, Appearing before n. Senate inter- tn subcommittee, Andresen urged MTect on the slate's un- I approval of his bill, already passed pledged Ci.O.P, delegation. Democratic voters, at the time, were selecting their 7'1-mem- coni'cntlon delegnl.lon which al- ready has been pledged to support the candidacy of President Truman. A light vote was anticipated part- ly because of n lack of state-wide contests and partly because none of thn presidential candidates had campaigned actively in Pennsylva- nia prior to the primary. by the House, designed to provide such protection. It would prohibit the Army en- gineers from taking excessive amounts of water from the pools behind 1C dams and locks on the Upper Mississippi. Andresen said that in past years many fish died after being trapped! Washington Ed- win G. Nourse, presidential economic adviser, said today that unless thu war clouds deep- en, "business prosperity might well lie sustained for years ahead." Berlin American authorities announced today they will demand :in explana- tion from the Russians Inmor- or Thursday tus to why Ilerlln's chief of police fled to the western zones of the city. Rector, Ark. Ono man WHS Iiin-Mi'd duatli, another hurt critically anil :i country store was destroyed by (ire near here today as the result of a trafl'ln aeeitlent, A car and gusollne tank truck col- lided ill a junction of two stulo highways. delphia this summer. Dcwey backers reported that Stas- sen is only whlstlliiK to keep up his cour.iRe in Washington- They said control of Seattle and Tacoma dclc- renllons will freeze the out of the slJito eoliventlon. Bunkers of Senator Robert A. Taft im Id no one will have to look farther after the Ohio Tho former Minnesota Rovernor is try'nR to urnb 23 of. the state's 53 delegates away from Tii ft. 4 Armies Reported Poised has a majority of the delegates chosen thus far. The New Yorker picked up three more yesterday in Egyptian Armor Said Flooding Into Holy Land Hy The Associated Prrw The 'Jewish agency nppenlcd to tho United Nations today ui slop n threatened Arnb invasion of Pnles- An Arab source In Jerusalem as- serted Egyptian armored units al- ready had struck across (he south- ern 'boundary of Palestine, but Egyptian government quarters cate- gorically denied this. Moshe Shertok, hend of the Jew- ish ngency'ri political department, told the political committee of the U.N. general assembly at Lake Suc- cess (lie Tralis-.lordiui Arnb legion old warrior King Abdullah nnd irmles of oUvr nearby Arnb coun- tries threatened the Jews In Psil- csttnc. He said the Jews would meet any Invaders with force if the U.N. did not net. The United Stales, disregarding Shertok's appeal, n.sked again for Jewish-Arab cooperation and temporary trusteeship in Palestine, France asked for a 1.000-man vol- unteer police force to guard Holy places in Jerusalem. Haganah. the Jewish militia, said sv "general agreement" had been reached with the more extremist Irgun Zvnl Lcuml for joint action. In Tel Aviv, armed youths who said they belonged to the Stern group, robbed the Barclay bank of 000 In a daylight holdup under the eyes of Hagannh gusirds. To Semi Tronph A flood of rumors of Impending Arnb invasion developed in Jerusa- lem, where chattering mnchlncguni Heralded renewed Arab-Jewish sight- ing. One of these Jewish ngency spokesman wiui (.hut Trnns-Jordiin'n parliament run decided to ssend troops into Pal- estine immediately. The report came on the heels of a Damascus report Uint a Trnns- Jordan Arnb legion lind occupied town of Jericho and was mov- ng Into the Dead valley ol Pales- tine. This was discounted here ssince le- gion security forces we on Ion.ii to the British under both the old and lew British-Tralis-Jordau Reports thnt Haifa is being sshell- ed from Acre ncross the bay, were unconfirmed. Armies of the four Arab which encircle Palestine nre re- jortcd ready (o invade the Holy before the week ends. Thn reports said the forces of Trans-Jordan, Syrin, nnd Sgypt will Inuneh the thrum in de- nance of Die Uriti.sh mandate, not scheduled to end until May 15, and the United Nations security iilch has ordered a cease- fire In Palestine. (In London, the foreign offlce aa- dclcgatcs-at-largc. Sixteen district delegates previously selector! have expressed themselves n.s favoring Dcwcy. Chiang Troops Tricked; Reds Storm Into City Nanking Communist col- captured Weihsien todny, Chi- nese newspapers reported, but gov- ernment troops still clung to nn fore the British mandate ends.) Two Britons were killed In Jeru- salem todny, n.s tension increased over die tJireatencd Invasion. Large scale fighting reported in hnlf n doxcn other parts ot the Holy Land. Pensions Cited In Phone Hike Bid edge of the (own. The western part of tho city wns In flames. The reds had tricked the garrison Into relaxing by presumably lift- ing their ten-day siege, then smash- ing back in strength. Fifty government planes were re- bombing communist posi- tions and dropping munitions and .supplies to the garrison. Clashes nt widely separated points were, regarded as mere preliminaries to the expected red offensive In Manchuria, Red forces were re- ported atiacltlng Tnngshan, grcn.t con! mining center northeast of Tientsin, and Pingchuan, gateway to Hope! province from Jehol. Teacher, Five Students Hurt as Car Overturns by drnstic lowering of the pool levels, i Elkliorri, lonelier and Other wildlife also suffered, lie add-i live high school girls were Injured yesterday when their car overturned on highway 32 two miles south of cd, Andresen said that during the lost two yours, however, Army engineers Lake Geneva. maintained sufficient water In the I The Elkhorn High school group winter months to protect the wild- wns en route to Chicago, Injured seriously were Gloria Fuchs, daughter of Waller Fuchs; Mnribel HeisJcy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Helslcy: and Mary Mntheson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Donald Mntheson. life. R. J. Vcrchota, Wlnona, president of the Upper Mississippi Kiver Anti- Drawdown conference, sent the com- mittee n. statement favoring legislation. the 2 Die in Yugoslav-Italian Border Clash Near Trieste Koine A brief but bloody had moved a border marker near border skirmish lost night high- lighted for Italians todny the ex- pected coming struggle for Trieste. An Italian soldier and a Yugoslav nlllcer arc dead, three other Italian reported in a hospital as a result of a shooting scrape between and Yugoslav Dordcr patrols near the village of Raima Dl Luico, northwest of the free, territory, In Vcnezla Giulia. Italian officials said tho Yugoslavs, thu village and stood on ground which the commander thought was Italian. Shots rattled out from a Yugoslav muclilnegun, the Italians said. They returned the fire. A Yugoslav o.llcer nnd an Italian soldier fell dead. Three other Italian soldiers were hit. The Italians said they withdrew when 70 Yugoslav soldiers came charging down a hill on the 18-man Italian patrol. SU Pnnt Witnesses for the Northwestern Bell Telephone Company, continued on the stand todny In the stjite railroad and warehouse eommlnslon henrlngs on the eompnny'M recjuest for Inei'eases, The company Is asking hlghrr rules In eight Minnesota cltic.'v increase requested is expected to bring In on additional yonrl.v. In yeiiterdny's ftesslon, (ho mnln witness wns Glen Allen, vice-pre- sident nnd gonorn! manager of the firm. Ho said the rate increase would be the minimum needed to nssurc a reasonable return on the company's Investment. Allen nlso predicted Inbor pro- blems among Northwestern employes If the company were forced to cur- tail it.s fund. He .said the firm lins spent on the fund from July 1, lo March 31. IMS. Allen's testimony was disputed by attorneys representing Minneapolis, St. Paul sind Quhit.li. M. J. Holm- commission chairman, permit- ted Allen lo testify on the pension fund tiespltc objections from a representative ol the attorney general, the stale's three largest cities, and spokesmen for Roclicster and K'bblng. Other cities affected by the pro- posal nre Wlnonn, Austin nnd St. Cloud. An official of tho American Tele- phone .t Telegraph Company U-s- l.lfled today in the telephone rntc Hearing that a return of nt len.it six mid three-qunrtcr.s per cent is needed to carry out the firm's ser- vice program. The witness wns Donald R. Bel- cher of New York, treasurer of A. T. .Vi T. "The problem confronting the whole telephone industry in the United Belcher said, "is the same n.s thnt confronting North- western Bell in Minnesota." The witness snid the Industry aJ- ready has raised cxtrmely lame amounts of capital in the postwar jeviod in meeting the demands for service, but Dint further large sums, josslbly as much as axo goinc to be needed.