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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 28, 1948, Winona, Minnesota VOLUME 164 SATURDAY AUGUST 1948 FIVE CENTS PER COPY SIXTEEN PAGES Retired Chief Succumbs at 86 AT FOUNDRY Clarence Ledebuhr Crushed by 3Ton Steel Crane Track Clarence 754 West was crushed to death at work this momlig when a three ton steel beam fell and struck on the back of the neck in the Winona Machine Foundry Com 62 Washington j a maintenance mechaJ was killed outright shortly after 7 as he was engaged in re pairing a faulty crane A heavy steel beam fell five feet pin ning him under its Bernerd general man ager of the stated thisi morning that Ledebuhr was work ing in the absence of the Elmer and had removed thej nuts from the safety retaining i As the work progressed and Lede buhr knocked out the brick in the support column in order that It might be replaced with the overhead crane had been left where a good part of its weight rested on the Explaining the Gaiennie said therefore the whole j I thing gave way and the crane track plunged down and caught him on the back of the Police County Coroner Robert Tweedy were called to the scene ofi jthe accident and work in the dry was stopped during the investij Evans chief i Justice of the United States who narrowly missed becoming Presii Ledebuhr was born in the dent In Is jtown of Pleasant Winona i j f Letters Left By Brooks Held Murder Confession Charles Evans Hughes secretary of state in the cabinets and twice governor of New succumbed last night Harding and Coolidgecounty and llved roosl of his lile rk in the He resided ln Md The Alsops Air Force only a few hours after he was re rmy Cooperating By Joseph and Stewart Alsop Washington The defense chiefs caucus at Newport last weekend was one of those rare events which ara more important than they It was celebrated as another step down the rocte road toward He withdrew entirely from society unity of the three armed clrcles death of his wirel But it was actually a very long leap011 December heart The 86yearold former chiefwalnut street three only American ever toRichard Rosetta Eichman River ibe appointed twice to the and Fred Marl at the Wianno garet Glkhrist and where he had corne on and one Wij 15 to convalesce from an illness thatinona jhad confined him to his Washing1 Funeral services will be Tuesdayl iton home for several at 2 at Martins Lutheraral I The former jurists the Sauer iEvans Hughes a New York Burial will be in Wood said death was caused by lawn congestive heart failure and uremicl Flows to Sea i Red river of beer toward the There were gallons of A federal judge said the beer had to be So there it joes with many a srnrgle and a out past the brewery and thence along many a sad mile to the The beer flows from the ca pacious vats of the United States Brewing corporation plant at Red The plant Is in a receivershipreorganization pro The Judge said the corporation probably wonld lose mony trying to bottle all that beer during the Besides it would hold up so dump Charles the brewmas held wake as the taps were turned To hound dog ever looked sadder as he watch ed the beer foam out into a ra vine which leads to the Sacra mento river half a mile Ive sweated over said Ive nursed it and Ive pamper And here it the Only a few spectators mourn ed with FrizzelL Word hadnt got around yet when they first turned the Most of them brought meaning to carry away souvenirs of this glorious Bnt even now the word flies like wild geese through the Quit Plenty of This noble stream expected to flow up until Mon Distance Mark iCheck of Gun Set by Navys Caroline Mars Flying Boat Spans Honolulu to Chicago Route in 24 Hours To Prove Case Man Who Appeared at Hotel With Slayer Suspect Sought by Police j Letters left behind by Henry financier who was I found dead by his own hand In a hotel bathroom at Asbury I Friday afternoon constitute a confession of the murder of j his former business Joseph Watkins at i NJlast Wednesday the Mercer county prosecutors office L me navj s thls morning Since leavingthe nations highest T f rsSiS Sti ipendmg Rapped by Ball spent most of his time living quietlyi and in relative obscurity in down the even more difficult road toward some sort of intelligible American strategic In 1946 and it was repeated ly reported in this space that Brisk Grand yp Senator Joseph Ball believes the who until his last illness last Congress could have doubled continued a daily habit of taking I the saving of taxpayers money if was the second it had had the cooperation of the eminent of Premier Andre Marie history to serve as both I chief Joint chiefs of absorbed to associate justice and chief a is a candidate French Cabinet Topples After Month in Office The monthold gov Chicago moth Caroline Mars landed in Lake Michigan off Chicagos Burnhanii I park at today at the end of a flight that set a distance record for flying j The S2Hton giant of the skies made the nonstop trip from Hono to Ann to Chi jcago in an unofficial time of 24 hours and 12 j The unofficial mileage was far beyond the old mark of i miles for craft of that j Largest Craft The the largest flying boat in regular came In to a smooth It taxied to the south end of the lake front A crowd of spectators who never had seen an aerial coUossus of that kind lined the shore as the Mars arrived with an escort of Navy j The Mars took off from at it roared east to Ann circled and zipped back to its des 39 Passengers The tremendous has a length of 120 feet and a wingspreadj of 200 39 persons andj a cargo of agricultural products and leis from the Hawaiian The previous flying boat record was miles from the Patuxent NavaZ Air station in Maryland to j The fourengine giant of the skies I went over at a m I zipped over at1 en route to South Ind and i The Lieutenant Commander1 Robert Hunt of earlier had planned to circle a Navj station at Grosse near Detroit j and head back for i Brooks clad in was found in the bathroom j doorway of a room at the Albion Asbury shortly nftrr 1 Friday by a hotel Brooks had registered at the hotel under the name of Fred Ells be tween midnight and 4 He left word to be called at 1 and his body was discovered whon he failed to He had been dead between two and three hours when his body was Examined He still clenched in his hand a caliber Colt same caliber of a gun as was used in the shooting of Watkins at Princeton two days The gun has been turnrd to ballistics experts to detor mine if it was the same weapon used in the Princeton He left behind three two to his addressed to and carrying spe cal delivery and one to a car rental agency in Henry Brooks resigned early today over the issue of wages and prices which had Blaze Hits Rhinelander Flooring Firm the bitter rivalry of Navy Bom in Glen Falls April renomination and the coalition cabinet since and Air had been unable he entered Colgate at the He spoke here yesterday before aits agree upon longrange Americanase of 14 and graduated from Browngroup of merchants and business toppling of the government war plans After the Key West After receiving his lawmen Jthe tenth postwar French there was agreement of a degree from Columbia in he u we had had the cooperation of j plunged France ito what may be I A broad strategic concept was began legal practice in New a chlef executive interested in elimione o its gravest political crises i approved by all three But Elected governor of New York in Bating useless bureaus and had been Ojfice on the question of how this concept he resigned during a we in Congress could 27 was to be carried the senices term to become a S associate doubled the saving we made in tax i v merely agreed to justice in He remained on said Auriol hur Supreme court bench despite President and caUed THIS AGREEMENT to disagree from Republicans to make him their Democratic administration seel i but was the rouse oH the shocking evi presidential candidate in 1908 to sPenti but then i search for Maries successor i1 later in Immell Accuses Party Regulars Of Being Bossed dences of service disunity during J money instead of reducing appro the recent congressional The in 1916 he accepted squabble over the 70group Air nomination and left court to He added that Presldent wants repeal of the TaftHartley p6 Moscow talks was donunuea on Column Continued on Page Column act despite the fact he has used it starkly as France was left tech1 HUGHES jto settle threatened nically without a foreign Premier Robert Schuman By The Associated Press Ralph candidate for the bems toed Republican nomination for governor in j The i first fire here in 40 years raged through a flooring company plan1 I last menacing the citys north side before it was brought under i The loss was estimated by Chief Henry Hansen at The main plant building of the Robbtas Flooring Company was de along with a large ware house and some lumber The leaping flames were accom panied by explosions of tar which construction work Watkins Family In Trailer Mishap and Watktai and their two children escaped with minor Injuries when the house trailer beinc pulled be hind their car went off the road and overturned near Es They Were bcxrjini home from a vacation In The Watldns had been con tacted Thursday evening at Sanlt and were Informed of the death of Joseph Watkina at William Wat another brother here in Winona from his Chicago the entire family ridlnf In the car at the time of the accident and outside of minor Jars and bruises escaped withont The trailer was baffly dam The Watklna family if expected home accused socalled regular Ce rented a Chevrolet sedan from Monday and failed to return The letters to bis which New ersey authorities state constitute a About 25 homes were evacuatedconfession of murder were released T HP nut nnno Xo ITS t j i The political instability of one baze but D0ne was ta by four nations participating injfrom the party Several houses were scorch outimed I HD I II urncane ricks Up Miles Off Coast of Florida himself is characterized as Under Severe Strain Officials said the special deliver letter addressed to Brooks wife ex pressed bewilderment that Brooks j American Legion at Lake Tomaj About the crazy thing at Princr Howl The cabinet resignation came to i shortly after an unsuccessful two day struggle to draft wage and keep the he none too coherently meaning the plant They I kept telling him that I You are a regular Republican jed water directly from Boom to have definite answers to our block and were aided byirelations it was still that price The twin issues are on he party bosses payjconservation department and pcr most precipitated the fall of thep011 evel7 two years as a mercenaryfrom Lake Tomahawkihaps or this one little cabinet earlier this month to sabotage Carop American jhe just decided to drive Marie went before the Nationalinterested in the future of our state An estimated I guess the last of ask that the buyou are a pseudoRepubKstootl W2tch as about 100 profesUust broke up my jean1 if you dare fight for principlesSiori3s arld volunteers contended I dont understand how It could some So A Decree powers tropical hurricane churnedfinancial the Atlantic waters 670 miles east Finance Minister Reynaud of Florida today and picked up given the wide powers after ing some concessions to the Weather bureau officials watched it closely for a possible thrust at the mainland as it moved up the Atlantic Packing walloping winds of 100 to 115 miles an the pintsized storm was reported at m as 670 miles east of and still moving to ward the i During the its speed to No relief was in creased from 15 miles an hour tosiht today from the Intense heat IB to 25 the Weather over the eastern half of thehours ending at 12 today reau nation as summers longest and 93 minimum 70 The if it continues on its wannest hot spell 83 suii se with the 100foot and for ell that ar r it r Republican can become a rire iWCepS ThrOUqh 3 at Monroe Heat Death Toll Mounts WEATHER FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and vicinity cloudy and continued warm to nigh with evening thundershowers Sunday generally turn ing cooler by Low to night 70 high Sunday 83 LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 have been that no one was he started caused when Jt was no one there walked some distance to the car and drove It meant I could call you and say I love I i so wanted to Fire wail He also set down j sweeping through the Fitzgibbonsj How could these things have hap I a block off the citys cenpenedI cant unless its that I trai this A second j havent allowed for age and the con alarm was snimrtoH 9 a The tinuous work through the years and Wa souaded under such pressure explains i injple and a package food that my my has slip no no relaxation eaTed tcat the entire frame whatsoever was the would be The In his other note he recorded his erected in own feeling about cool breezes moving Additional weather on trl InchLong Piece Of GlaSS to Taken From Girls LungS England New Fork A three yearold girl was reported in good condition at a Manhattan Center Of A termed a real whizser by the federal srorm wannmg senlce with Binds of SO o lOff miles an hour Ras located over the Atlantic ocean about miles eastsoutheast of i L moving at an estimated speed of 15 miles an hour in a westnorthwest or northwest black Af Wire Bhoto mapJ nearly an inch was removed from her The Gwendolyn De iras flown here from Bermuda for the operation which was performed Doctors said the operation was performed under a special flnroscope by inserting a bron choscope into the girls wind and extracting the glass throngh the bronchoscope with jtures ranging from around 90 to 100 and above was the hot Therell be repeat matinee per formance of the high readings on I Sunday to start the second week of summers hottest weather for most Right nowj Welcome Rain Interrupts Unwelcome Reign of Heat the Kane i1 peace of but a sad lonesome Farm Implement with a lot of has t red Une on the thennometer ha fallen below When ft Wt Except for a teasing shower on August yesterdays of signed meaning Brooks body was returned to today for an autopsy and detectives nave been assigned to retrace Brooks movements from the time be left Princeton after the shooting to the finding of his body at an Asbtziy Park This search was promoted by re least 76 Ivelopec in j were overcome as thousan Erooks accompanied by SFx a parted at the hotel desfc uatiJ the ho hnhoir today will make the air ratherL WJC 01 EUls was oie but it brought welcome reiwarm and humid tatthe ta botel with a to fann PMacubrfrittre is supposed in his aM retne vine pianos such as the temperatore Continued wave tnis weet
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