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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 25, 1948, Winona, Minnesota WEA- r.rlly el EATHER Partly cloudy ewhEt cooler Full Leased Wire Newt Report of The Associated Frew VOLUME 48. NO. 110 wtNDNA. MINNESOTA. FRIDAY EVENING. JUNE 25, 1948 Member of the Audit Bureau of FIVE CENTS PER COPY EIGHTEEN PAGES THE ALSOPS Oganization Secret of Dewey Win By Joitoph and Stewart Alsop real secret or Dcwcy's success has been, n political organization as hard, as effective and as tough as one of the huge modern machine presses which dtamp out gigantic pieces of solid steel In one rapid, relentless motion. AT THE CENTER of the Dcwcy organization sits Dewey himself, surrounded by his singularly com- petent personal stuff: Paul Lock- wood, political secretary; Elliott Bell, brnln truster and speech draft- p, m. cc.S.T.) yesterday, rr. and James Jr., public i Enrllcr he a rclatlons man. But Dcwcy s lu fund to up thc Armyi W 11 Dewey, Warren Nominated Greetings Readied for U.S. Youths National Guard, U. S. Reserve Enlistments Closed Washington United States military officials dusted off those "greetings" today for delivery to thousands of youthful draftees next fall. President Truman signalled the start of the nation's second peace- time draft when he signed the two- ycnr selective service bill into law nftor making the main decisions, is simply to be the candidate, and his staff's task is simply to see that as n, cn.ndldn.to ho shakes the right hands, tips tho rlfrht winks, and says the right things. The Job of pro- moting tho the real work of organization Is confided to Her- bert Browncll, Busscll Spraguc Ed Jaecklo. The three men are dlstlnstly dif- ferent Browncll. a slender, rather school-teacher-looking lawyer poli- tician from New York City; Sprngue, tho overlord of Nassau county, and Jacckle, the tough satrap of western New York. In tho pre-conventlon build-up, Brownell was strategist and handled tho more elevated po- litical contacts, while Spraguc nnd Jnccklc dealt with those who wished to discuss pork nnd patronage in good, plain, satisfying terms. They Navy and Air Force to a strength of men. The first result of Mr. Truman's signature on the draft bill was to shut off the flood of enlistments In the National Guard and other reserve units. Effective at Midnight The draft bill provided that men 19 through 25 who were signed up in those organizations before the measure became law would not be Inducted into the regular forces. Legal 'advisers of Defense Secre- tary Forrestal agreed that the sel- ective service law became effective last midnight. Registration for the draft will get under way as soon as the nation- wide machinery Is set woman from Minnesota. Governor I Earl Warren of California, Republican candidate for vice-president, The Republican-Herald.) Stassen Delegates Disappointed in Convention Vote Philadelphia Minnesota's G.O.P, convention delegates showed r handle thousands, or. men ___ ,_., _________ wcro lavishly financed, It should be through 25 who must sign up. ndded, by n considerable number of very rich men. most of them from New York, The chief passer of the hat seems to have been Harold Tal- bott, n, director of the Chrysler Cor- poration. BY TJNREMITTING effort, nnd by shrewdly turning to account Dowey's well-earned success In the OrcRon primary, tho Dewey organi- zation came Into Philadelphia with rather over 300 votes in their pock- ets. To Ret more they then brought to boar all tho old tried and true devices of delegate-hunting, along with several new ones. The main method has of course been to mortKago tho future. The law has long forbidden heirs to bor- row money against inheritances; but in politics It is different. Tho most important deal made here has been that with tho Grundy-Martin- Owlett faction of the Pennsylvania But new draftees won't start marching off to training camps until September 22, or later. The law provides that 90 days must elapse between enactment of the bill and the order to shoulder arms, Up to 25 may be called up for 21 months in the the first 12 months. Another youths IB years old may volunteer for one year's training to escape drafting later. Most Veto Exempt But the 18-year-old volunteers must put in six extra years in the reserves. All draftees must serve at least three years in the active re- serves, or five years in inactive re- serves after their 21-month hitch. Most veterans are exempt. In ad- dition, the President is authorized to defer married men and those In essential occupations or In scienti- fic and medical research and study. organ'za Ion? The SwVnco of high school students will be defer- thls deal is angrily denied. Yet if red until graduation or until they Senator" Edward Martin, does not arCj 20, and coUege students wU ge turn up in a distinguished post, and if he and his friends, Orundy and Owlott, arc not allowed to distribute the Federal Jobs in Pennsylvania, one can confidently predict that they will bo very em- bittered men. Thc effect of this deal is to reinforce the antediluvian Pennsylvania Republicans, at the very moment when a modem Re- publican party was about to be created hero by Governor James Dutf. Other deals have also been made, too numerous to mention, although Governors Bradford of Massachu- setts and Drlscoll of New Jersey should certainly bo listed among the expectant. As for patronage of n lesser order, every hotel lobby seethes with men already wearing their Dewoy buttons with tho faint- ly self-Important air appropriate in un ambassador, under secretary of this or that, or collector of revenue. TO HE SURE, all candidates mortgage thc future to some extent; It Is thn scale o! tho Dewey opera- tions which makes them stand out, Act-In all candidates assign repre- sentatives to ride herd on Important delegations, and keep thf headquar- ters In close touch with develop- ments. But thc Dewey organization a delay until the end of the school year. Funds for expansion of the mili- tary defenses were contained in two measures signed for the Army and Air Force and for tho Navy. Tho Air Force'got of the fund. idential nominee race with a chorus of "No, no, no." The former Minnesota governor beamed proudly down on them from the convention hall rostrum, his forehead glistening in the flood' His eyes kept turning back to the I Minnesota standard as he announc- ed he was releasing his backers to make It unanimous for Dewey. Several hours later, while most people at the Republican conven- tion were heading for bed, Mlnne- sotans and other Stassen admirers milled in and around the Stassen headquarters In the Bellevue- Stratford hotel. They chanted: "We still want Governor Youngdahl, chairman of the Minnesota delegation, told a reporter: "We made a good fight and al- though we did not win the nomi- nation, I believe it rendered an Invaluable service to the Republi- can party for the establishment of liberal and progressive policies." Warren Burger, Minnesota floor manager, said work in Stassen's behalf continued until Stassen ap- peared at the rostrum. Stassen later met with his state s delegates. He shook hands with each, and thanked them. Conservatives of G.O.P. in Control, Senator Murray Says Jam.es E. Murray (D.-Mont.) today quoted President Truman as saying the Republican national convention has shown that "conservative interests" are In control of that party. Officially Mr. Truman has main- tained silence about the G.O.P. con- vention and the selection ol New York's Governor Thomas E. Dewey as Republican presidential nominee- Murray was asked about Mr. Tru- man's reaction to thc G.O.P. meet- Ing after he had talked with the President at the White House, Murray told reporters: "He (Mr. Truman) seemed to Weather FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and vicinity Partly cloudy and somewhat cooler tonight; lowest 57. Saturday increasing cloudiness and warmer; highest 84, LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maxi- mum, 82; minimum, 59; noon, 77; precipitation, none; sun sets tonight at sun rises tomorrow at EXTENDED FORECAST Minnesota and Wisconsin: Tem- perature will average about three degrees above normal north portion and three to five degrees above nor- mal south portion. Normal maxi- mum 78 north, 86 south. Normal Russia and 7 Satellites Ask Own German Setup and seven European satellites urged to- day that a "provisional democratic, peace-loving all-German gov- ernment" be set up. Comment on Nomination of Dewey Varied By The Associated Press Governor Thomas E. Dewey's unanimous nomination fls the Re- imeiju ue aco -runlet who unanimous nomination They did so in a communique by their foreign ministers, wno blican led a two-day conference at midnight in Wllanow palace, eignt brought this equally unanimous re- ended miles east of here. (The communique as Lewis, Most of Soft Coal Mines Approve Contract L. Lewis and most of the soft coal operators ;oday signed a new coal contract providing a wage Increase and twice as much money for the miners' welfare-pension fund. An official of the steel industry- owned coal mines had announced earlier he would not sign the agree- ment. A Joint announcement by Lewis and the operators who signed said the new contract except for the increased wages and pension fund- kept "all other terms and condi- tions of the previous wage agree- ment." This includes an outright con- tinuation of a. union shop provision, despite a Taf t-Hartley labor act ban against the union shop unless it is authorized by the National Labor Relations board. This union shop clause caused Harry M. Moses to balk at signing for the steel industry owned "cap- tive" coal mines. The new contract is effective July 1 and will replace one expiring June 30. The miners, however, begin their annual ten-day vacation tomorrow and will not return to work until July 6. "I'm not in accord with the con- tract and I'm not signing Moses told newsmen. He said he would issue a state- ment later. He Indicated he feels news agency Tass said an all-Ger- man government should be created by Big Four agreement.) The foreign ministers, including V, M. Molotov of Russia, said the government in Germany should be made up of representatives ol demo- cratic parties and organizations and should guarantee against any more German aggression. In the conference with Kussia were Albania. Bulgaria, Czecho- slovakia, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Yugoslavia. Russia and Poland called the meeting. candidate, __ ___ _ _ action today from Democratic lead- ers: we'E lick him. While there was no coment from the White House senator J. How- ard McGratJi, national Democratic chairman, said: "Hils nomination comes as sort of an encore for Governor Dewey on his unsuccessful 'me too' cam- paign of 1944. The American people play an encore In. Novem- ber." House Democrac tic Leader Repre- sentative John W. McCormack de- clared that "Governor Dewey is politically vulnerable and with the weak Republican platform and the Selections Made By Acclamation By Jack Bell Convention Hall, Republicans made It a Thomas E. Dewey-Earl warren ticket today and closed their convention cheering lor a, coast-to-coast victory hope in Novem- ber's presidential elections. California's Governor Warren got the vice-presidential nomi- nation by acclamation once New York's Governor Dewey. wianl- mously nominated last night lor the presidency, pointed him out high cost of living as the para- Delegates talked over a recent I mSunt lssue we can hurl at the conference of the uniico. ef-nvf: nut, with mum IB nortn, oo suuin, I.MUIHUH minimum 53 north, 62 south. Not continuation ol the union shop much change in temperature south portion. Warmer Saturday, cooler Sunday nnd warmer by Tuesday in north portion. Precipitation will average between one and two Inches think the convention amounts south and how the conservative interests of thc country are in control of the con- vention and dominating; its actions. ._... VmllTTfF VtilLlUU UI1U UUUlllUH.'i't. stands out by completeness, socms tQ rcRnrd tho platform someone to ride herd on every sin-, n rcltcratlon of promises the Kin delegation with as much ns hftvc fauccl to carry additional vote to offer. Finally, all additional candidates engage in rumor-mon- Kerlng when rumors can be tacti- cally useful. But the Dcwcy organ- ization stands out by mass produc- tion Somewhere In their head- quarters at thc Bellcvue-Stratford, they have concealed n, complete ru- mor factory, -from which new stories have poured out every hour, of a brcnk for Dowry in this quarter, a new ally In that quarter, or the collfipsr of ivn enemy somewhere plsr. They have literally manu- factured tlin whole conversation of this convention. In short, If one is to Judge Presi- dent Dewey by the performance of Candidate Ocsvcy, competence, ef- ficiency and a certain ruthlcssness will be thc keynotes of his adminis- tration. U. S. Protests to Yugoslavia Washington W) The United States Is protesting to Yugoslavia against the 11-day detention of five American soldiers who went swim- ming into tho Yugoslav zone CK Trieste, and is demanding their early release. Thc State department said thc protest and demand are being pre- sented to the government at Bel- grade by Ambassador Cavendish Cannon. Asked whether there was any evi- dence that the five soldiers had any permission to go Into the Yugo- slav zone, McDermott replied "no." out in the past." Presidential Secretary Charles G. Ross said Mr. Truman had no com- ment ofliclalJy on Dewey's nomina- tion. Denver DCS Moincs Duluth Drowning Child Saved by Girl Fort Atkinson, Camp Fire Girl Dorothy Striek- er, IP. plunged Into tlic Rock rlvpr here yesterday and rescued three-year-old Patricia Slrcctcr from drowning because "I thought It was my job." The rescue resulted in a badly cashed knee which will not only prevent Dorothy's planned at- tendance at a Camp Fire oulirff at Lake Rlplcy WIs., Sunday hut will keep her from swimming all summer. Tho Strecter child was play- ing along the river bank with n companion when she slipped and fell Into the stream. Dorothy saw thc fall and dived in, reaching thc child who was floating with her face submerged. The older girl brought thc child to shore and began arti- ficial respiration which she said had learned from Red Cross lessons at Camp Fire meetings. The tot spat out water shortly ana then began cryinff lustily from fright. Then Dorothy submitted to medical attention for her knco which struck a rock In her dive. 76 83 71 International Palls. 60 Kansas City 86 Los Angeles 79 Miami 87 Mpls.-St. Paul 77 New Orleans 34 New York 92 Seattle- 67 Phoenix 104 Washington 35 Winnipeg 69 central portions. Occasional show- ers or thunderstorms, most likely on Saturday. Monday and Wednesday. TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max. Min. Free, Bemldji G3 Chicago 82 48 66 52 61 48 51 70 Bl 81 59 75 70 52 75 69 52 .10 .17 .01 .06 1.51 clause in the contract Is ft violation of the labor law. London conference of the States, Great Britain, France, Bel gium, thc Netherlands and Luxem- bourg. The six western nations agreed to set up a federal govern- ment in western Germany. Well Informed, sources said some in the Warsaw meeting wanted to counter this with an eastern German state but the conference finally agreed upon one more try for Ger- man unity. They said if this failed the Soviet bloc would create a sepa- rate cast-German government. Russians Bar Food to Western Berlin Russians ordered today that no more food from their zone be sent into the western-oc- cupied sectors ol Berlin. They stopped traffic yesterday on the single railroad line supplying those sectors with food from the western occupation zones. The blockade left the air the only way to get food in to the Inhabitants of the American, Brit- ish and French sectors. Allied ex- perts said that would prove un- workable in the long run. Beloit Youth Marbles Champ Wildwood, N. J. Fourteen- i-nB jaoor riw year-old Herbert Turman of Beloit The remaining coal operators and iWIs., a high school freshman and to toSeLrjSlnt statement, said: one or 14 children, won the national Tn the interest of promoting har- -.hnmnionshln todav. mony in the bituminous coal indus- try and to cause a cessation of the DAILY RIVER BULLETIN constant bickering that has beset the Industry during the past year, the (Joint bargaining) committee deems the agreement to be a re- spectable and reasonable one. "No matter what the feelings of either side were about the law and the (miners' welfare) fund, they have decided to cooperate with each other so far as they can in operat- ing it (the fund) successfully." Hail Damages Crops in S. D. Aberdeen, S. D. Hail, first of the season, badly damaged an apparently large acreage of crops last night in an area extending Flood Stage 24-hr. Stage Today Change 12 13 2.7 6.4 3.6 4.3 2.4 3.2 5.4 9.2 7.6 4.6 Red Wing Lake City Reads Dam 4, T.W. Dam 5, T.W. Dam 5A, T.W. Winona....... Dam 6, Pool Dakota Dam 7. Pool La Crosse 12 Tributary Streams Chippewa at Durand :.8 Zumbro at Theilman 1.8 Buffalo above Alma 1.5 Trcmpealenu at Dodge .3 Black at GalesvIIIo 2.4 Root at Houston 5.G RIVER FORECAST (From Hastings to There will be no important changes in the stages throughout roughly from tho North Dakota line west of Forbes southward into northwestern Spink county. Losses ranged from a trace to 100 per cent. marbles championship today. Herbert, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Turman, easily disposed of Charles Morris, 14, of Huntington, W. in the finals of the five-day event. Herbert, a part Indian, chalked up thc best record of the tourney, winning 38 games and losing six on the way to today's finals. Republicans, we can start out with our chances of victory most fav- orable." McCormack said the "strongest candidate the Republicans could have nominated would have been Senator Vandenberg." But Colonel Robert B. McCor- mick, publisher of the Chicago Tribune, who had opposed Dewey's nomination, looked at it differently. "It might have been he said. "It might have been Vanden- berg." Senator MilliMn who originally had supported Senator Tart's candidacy, said "Dewey is a thoroughly splendid candidate. We carried Colorado for him four years ago and we will do it again." Taft told Ohio convention dele- gates his showing "was a disap- pointment." But after congratulat- ing the victor, the senator told newsmen he had assured Dewey that "I would be glad to help him in any way I could." Harold E. Stassen made no for- mal comment after announcing to the convention just before the de- cisive third ballot that he was turn- ing his votes over to Dewey. In Tokyo, General Douglas Mac- Arthur said, Dewey's nomination was a "splendid choice" -which "should give assurance and confi- dence not only to our own people but to the freedom loving peoples of the world." Dewey Plans Lots of Work for Warren Philadelphia Governor Thomas E. Dewey said today he hopes Governor Earl Warren can Wiar'nnain I take a "large part" in the "tremend- Wisconsin n the federal Couple Missing in S.W. Auto Journey Allenton, Wis. A newly- married Wisconsin couple was miss- ing in thc southwest today. An automobile in which they were traveling was found abandoned on a flooded Oklahoma highway yester- day. The missing persons were George J. Mueller, 50, of route 1 Allenton, and his bride, the former Marcella Schopen, 43, of Jefferson. They jous Job" of reorganizing the federal government. The G.O.P. presidential candidate told that to a news conference only a few hours after Warren was nom- inated as his running mate. "I should most earnestly hope it will be possible and feasible to take advantage of Governor War- ren's great talents in reorganizing the government and bringing order out of Dewey said. The New Yorker said he thinks it might be possible for Warren to take a great deal of time away were married last Saturday'at Jef-ifrom the vice-president's duties as toon and left immediately on officer of the senate to The hail picked out a familiar, ddinK trip to Boulder Dam, Colo, share in this work, path, rapping thc Mina area so Yesterday Mueller's car, a new _. Jl. nl.nrl It 1-? C lit al1TTl_ I t _____ .1 .1 .1 .3 hard it cracked windows in auto- mobiles. Thc same section sustained heavy losses in last year's first malor hall storm. Even heavier individual losses wore reported east and north of I Eureka and in southwestern Mc- Pherson county. The hail came With a, deluge Of rain that brought 1.39 inches to Aberdeen and continued heavy at least as far west as Bosdle. Ellendale to the north received only a light! sprinkle. _____________ j Muelfer's" father, Peter, also resides Child Drowns I at Allenton. Mrs. Mueller is the Braincrd. Minn. m Bruce] daughter of Nick Schopen, Jeffer- Munson, 20-month-old son of Plymouth, was found near Hydro, in west central Okla- homa, where Deer creek rose In a flash flood Tuesday night trapping more than 50 cars and trucks. Nine persons who drowned in the flood had been identified today. Search for more dead was continuing. Thc Mueller car was identified from Its Wisconsin license plates. Mueller's brother, Jerome, of Al- lenton, said no word had been re- ceived from the missing couple. ui-, a ijcw _ _ j abandoned Man Held in Death of Child Syracuse, N. two-year- Old girl was beaten to death last night and police arrested a man they said had confessed that he lost his head because the child "messed a couple times." Deputy Police Chief Fred G. Arn- old said Elmer L, Paul, 27, had sign- ed a statement that he struck Do- reen Feilder "about 50 or 60 times' with his fist. The child's mother, Mrs. Anne Felldcr, had gone to a movie. Paul, who lives in the same house, through. No. 10. JNo charge was placed immediately. 538 convention -me note hit on Mon- day wnen it Just before the session's end, he introduced Warren as the "next vice- ,__j. J> Baldwin Joseph Martin Recce, MacArtbur Dlrkscn president of the United States. The cheering delegates left no doubt they believed this is the year the G.O.P. can end 16 years of Democratic rule. Warren in an acceptance speech pledged "every bit of loyalty in my make-up." No other name than Warren's was presented for the vice-presidency. Arizona gave notice of nominating Harold E. Stassen but a few min- utes later withdrew it. Chairman Joseph. Martin put Warren's name before the conven- tion and declared him nominated by acclamation. New York's Dewey, getting his second chance at the presidency, made it an East-West all-governor ticket after an all-night series of conferences. The word quickly spread to con- vention hall and the delegates didn't take long to whoop through Warren's name. Leaders of camps ol other disap- pointed presidential hopefuls were quick to line up behind thc Dewey- Warren combination. After his nomination Warren took the speaker's stand and drew a laugh at the outset by saying: "For the first time in my life I know what it feels like to get nit by a streetcar. "Yesterday, I received something of a jolt. I had no idea I am sure that there was any such shock awaiting me as today. And before you change your mind I want to accept. "Now the reason that I am so quick to say that is that I have not yet recovered my breath, much less Philadelphia: Vote by Convention Hall, Philadelphia for it G.O.P. presidential nom- inee went Thursday (518 necessary to 1st 2nd 3rd Ballot Ballot Ballot Dcwcy 515 Toft Stassen 1ST 143 Vandenberjr 62 Warren 59 Green 56 Driscoll 62 57 19 IS 15 II 1 19 10 1 7 absent on first roll call. Wallace Sees Drive Aided by Vaming Dewey Washington Presidential Candidate Henry Wallace said, to- day the Dewey nomination will help third party movement. Arriving in Washington to attend a dinner tendered by supporters, Wallace issued this statement on the Republican national convention at my thoughts. "II I let it BO any longer, I'm afraid I'll forget to say even that. "I am more grateful to you than you know for thc great honor you have given me. Pledges Loyalty "And then I pledge to you that if the people place their confidence in -us, as I believe they will, that during the next four years, I will give every .bit of loyalty In my makeup." The conferences which led to the 58-year-old Californlan's selection began last night, ran through the dawn hours, and were completed in a three-hour session alter Dewey took a cat-nnp. One ol those who backed a losing contender for the No. 2 G.O.P. spot told something of what went on behind the closed doors of Dewey's hotel suite. "It -was like arguing a case before the Supreme he said. Dewey sat there like a Suprfeme court judge, he explained, to hear the "case" for every vice-presidential hopeful. He was flanked by a "board" including Senator Lcverctt Saltonstall of Massachusetts, Sena- Baldwin of Connecti- of Michigan. Governor Alfred E. Driscoll of New Jersey, Herbert Jr., a Dewey manager, C. Mason Owlett, Pennsylvania Re- publican national committeeman and J. Russel Sprague, New York national committeeman. Finally these men reached a de- cision. Spraguc went out and passed thc word to waiting newsmen. Hard on Stassen Backers Stassen's backers in the G.O.P. "Yesterday the Republicans per- formed a major service to thc New Party. "In nominating Mr. Dewey they gave us an opponent who has been a whole-hearted supporter of bl- partisoriship. Mr. Dewey's principal adviser on foreign affairs is John Foster DuUes, one of the architects of the present policy of cold war. "It isn't the men but the policies of thc dominant forces in the old parties which is of Importance. They are both supporting thc cold war from which stems the major prob- lems of the American people. "The Republican contest at Phil- adelphia, was interesting, as con- flicts of personality frequently are __jt was like a race between horses from, thc same stable and lias no more significance." Ball Pledges Aid to Dewey Washington Senator Ball (R.-Minn.) said at the White dent. In 1944, Ball backed Franklin D. Roosevelt against Dcwcy because of differences over foreign policy. Asked if he would go along with the Republican nominee this time, Ball replied; "Why, sure, I'm supporting He said he had no preference dR a vice-presidential candidate. Ball called at the White House with Representative Blatnik (D.- convcntlon took it hardest. The Minn.) to witness thc signing Of a liard-carnpaigning Minncsotan has forcstry bill. a do-or-dic following among young- er Republicans. They don't take defeat easily. Some wanted to put his name (Continued on Page 11, Column 3.) V Blatnik rcmaJncd behind for a personal talk with the President. A delegnte-at-largc to the Demo- cratic national convention, Blatnik: declined to say whether he would vote for Mr. Truman's nomination.