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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 16, 1948, Winona, Minnesota w EATHER Fnrtljr rloiiilj- nnfl flnnllniiPi! pool' tnnlfftit nnil Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations VOLUME 48. NO. 1 02 W1NONA, MINNESOTA, WEDNESDAY EVENING, JUNE 16. 1948 FIVE CENTS PER COPY IS HERE Dial 97.5 for the Beit in Radio EIGHTEEN PAGES THE ALSOPS Red Threat To France Is Revealed By Stewart recent episode helps to explain the profound sense of in- security which underlies the current bitter wrangle In the French Assem- bly over the six-power agreement on western Germany. The incident followed a now familiar pattern. An official of one of (he Soviet satel- lite countries, who had just return- ed from a pilgrimage to the Kremlin, obligingly offered to describe his visit to a French diplomat. He had conferred at some length with the Russian chiefs, the satellite official told the Frenchman, and they had 3 Palestine-Bound B-17's Missing Army Guards Secrets Of Supersonic Speed By .Tames J. Associated Press Aviation Reporter The Air Force plans to send its Bell X-l rocket plane hurtling toward miles an hour In a new series of high speed tests beyond nature's 'sonic This was learned today from per- sons familiar with the lo.np range program for exploring supersonic 'light. That until last of speeds away super-secret information. Security officers forbade any mention of conditions Yeager en- countered In surpassing the speed of from 662 to 762 miles an hour depending upon the variations in temperature at differ- ent altitudes. The fast-flying captain started out once: "As you get past the speed of sound He stop- lopped Five men are known to have smashed through that barrier at altitudes generally about eight to ten miles above the earth. The new tests nre expected to take the rocket ship up to about 15 would be the highest man has ever attained. Two Army fliers set the world record of feet in a balloon in 1935. Draft Foes Seek Delay In Measure Would Put Off Inductions Until 1949 By Howard Dobson Washington House draft detail but I'd get my off If I did. nssurctl him that their one desire ;Tho highest plane mark Is feet, set in March by a British Jet fighter. The first man to crack the sonic wall. Air Force Captain Charles E, Ycagcr, told a. little of his story close supervision was peace. The Russian lenders had also as- sertotl, however, that one develop- ment would leave them no choice but to order the red army Into action. That was the rearmament ot western Germany by the western powers. Moreover, the Russians had clcnrly intimated, they were inclined to con- sider the establishment of a govern- ment for western Germany as the first step toward German rearma- ment. This conversation was of course reported back to the French for- eign office, n.t It was intended that It should be. Its moaning was per- fectly the facade of the Soviet pence offensive, a grim warning to the French. The episode cccured before the end of the six- power lonclon conference on western Germany. Vet French Ambassador Rene Massltrll. acting on instructions from French Foreign Minister Georges Blclault, agreed to the estab- lishment of n western Gorman gov- ernment at Frankfurt, In that sense, the no doubt carefully re- hearsed warning from Moscow failed. YET IN" ANOTHER sense, this example, of Uio well established Soviet technlciuc of bullying toward one power hris no doubt succeeded. It was pretty nice, I Yeager did say, But he acknowledged he was "nat- urally scared" as he through space crouched in. the cockpit of the tiny plane. Yeager said he has flown the X-l 25 or 30 times, but did not say how many times he topped the speed of sound. Unofficial information is that he has made quite a number of very brief dashes beyond the so-called "barrier." Flights by the other pilots, one of whom has since foes rallied hopefully today around a plan to keep the issue on Ice until next January. The idea was trotted out late yesterday by Representative Shafer It drew quick support from several members opposing a peacetime return to selective service and a tentative endorsement from Representative Short (R.-Mo.) who is leading the floor fight against the bill. House leaders said a final vote on the draft may not come until tomorrow, although they still hoped to finish It today. Chairman And- been killed'in a crash, are under- rews (R.-N. Y.) of the House armed stood to be comparatively few. All to prevent any slip that might give'were quick excursions. For it has aggravated the- French fear of n war In which the French would be powerless to protect them- selves, a fear which the most striking feature of French political life today. One reflection of this profound feeling of Insecurity is a French pro- posal which has recently been for- Senate Foreign Aid Bill Faces Battle in House By Oliver W. DeWolf Senate's global aid bill headed today for a stormy reception in the economy-minded House which last week voted many millions less. The Senate okayed the unprecedented sum by a 60 to 9 tote shortly after last midnight. If rejected By the it un- doubtedly will bill will be sent to n joint conference commit- tee for agreement on some middle ground before Saturday's adjourn- Truman Paints Self as Champ Of People By Ernest B. Caccaro Aboard Truman Train En Route to Kansas City, Truman pictured himself today as a champion of the people in their struggle against "special privilege." In platform talks, delivered in a neighborly over-the-back-fence tone, Mr. Truman carried on his appeal warded to the American and votes as his homeward-bound ish governments on the Initiative of French Premier Robert Schuman. The French have proposed n. joint demarche to Moscow by the three powers. The three powers would jiKnln assert (hat the Soviets nre free to Join their zone ot Ger- many r.o the three- western zones. nnd would repeat that the forma- tion of western Clerman government implies no threat whatsoever to the Soviet union. The dual purpose of this demarche would he to placate both the Krrrnlln and French public opinion, which has undoubtedly been deeply disturbed by the agree- ment on western Germany. Much will depend, of course, on the resolution of the French crisis which If believed now in progress, but it is that the American and British governments consider- ing accepting this French proposal, on three conditions. One is that the note be sent to Moscow only after all the governments concerned have approved thr agreement reach- campaign train moved eastward. "The issue In this country is be- tween special privilege and the peo- he told a train-side crowd at Albuquerque, N. M., last night. "I think I represent the people, and I am trying to tell the people Just how I represent them." This is one of the themes at which he has hammered during ment. The Senate action added well over a billion dollars to the House-ap- proved bill. It did this chiefly by restoring the world-wide assistance program to a 12-month spending ba- sls instead of the 15 mandcd by the House, cash, the Senate bill upped the House amount by only and was still short of the amount President Truman asked. Senate Action Opposed Both Senator Vandenberg
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