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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 10, 1949, Winona, Minnesota WARMER TONIGHT, SHOWERS SUNDAY VOLUME 49, NO. 174 WINONA, MINNESOTA, SATURDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 10, 1949 FIVE CENTS PER COPY VELVET VOICE OF RADIO SIXTEEN PAGES Fact Finders Deny Steel Pay Hike Missing Philadelphia Girl Police Hold Motorist Placed in Jail On Charges Of Kidnaping Philadelphia MV- A five-year- old girl reported kidnaped yesterday at Trenton, N. J., was found alive and well here today with a man companion, Lieutenant Francis Dee- Corn Surplus Equal to Half Average Yield Production on Other Crops High in Forecast Washington A corn sur- the Fairmount park guards! equal to anaverage_ e i Sergeant Morris Zweigh said the: .man identified himself as Gerald) making today. crop appeared to be in the A. Hutt, 35. Bridegport, Conn., and said he was en route to a job as cook at a Philadelphia hospital. In its September crop report yes- terday, the Agriculture department put this year's crop at Hutt was taken to park guard j bushels_the second largest of rec- The girl and man arrived at parklabout bushels more thanj guard headquarters shortly after j prospective needs. a. m. Police at once placed him! This extra supply would be added! in a cell. He was held without bailjto a carryover Or reserve of around! bushels from last to give a total reserve of around; bushels. In the 1938-471 Little Five-Tear-Old Janie Franz, who was missing overnight from her Trenton, N, J., home, and a man police identified as Ger- ald A, Hutt, 35, Bridgeport, Conn., right, face magistrate at Philadel- phia police Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) on charges of kidnaping and in- decent assault. A small dark man of medium build, wearing a gabardine sport'period, the corn crop averaged suit, he was smoking a cigarette bushels, and appeared exceedingly nervous. This surplus prospect virtually as- In contrast the girl was bright sured government action aimed at and cheerful chatting gaily with1 holding down corn production next reporters and police. Her pale blondjyear to around bushels. hair was plaited and she was wear-1 The department is expected to an- ing denims, a little tweed coat, yel-inounce later in the year an acreage! low bobby socks and brown sandals.'planting allotment program calling !Stains on her face indicated voluntary action by growers to ihad been crying. -fiduee 1950 production American Millionaire Among 23 Perishing in Canadian Plane Park Guard Phillip Cella said she 'wolfed" a breakfast of corn flakes, I milk and toast at the first police station stop. He added she had no j supper the night before. A Federal Bureau of Investigatio Magistrate Thomas E. Costello. The federal "Lindbergh law" makes a While the prospective corn supply is large enough to warrant use of rigid marketing quotas, the latter are not expected to be invoked, largely because the government lacks authority to limit production of such competitive livestock feed! grains as oats, barley and- grain i sorghums. Feed provides Republican-Herald photo Two Truckers Escaped Death but carnival equipment worth was wrecked in a traffic mishap one mile north of Fountain City this morning. This big semitrailer plunged off highway 35 and landed bottomside up-just north of a roadside slough. Alva Daniels, driver from Spooner, Wis., and his brother. Dale were unhurt, but a whirling-type carnival ride leased by the Dobson shows and carried on the truck was a total loss. Daniels told Buffalo County Traffic Officer Henry Zeichert, Cochrane, that he was forced off the road by an oncoming car. The truck, which clipped off two power poles, was en route to Fountain City with equipment for the weekend 'Days of '49' festival. Wisconsin Legislators Return Monday to Act on Vetoed Bills Sault an Cochon, Quebec A Canadian airliner exploded and death in the electric chair. Sergeant Zweigh quoted Hutt as little girl had been in try production well into 1951. Whether production of these foods is kept at a high level will be was not harmed. crashed here yesterday killing 23 persons including, an American mining his car throughout the night millionaire and his two top aides. Dead in the worst in Canadian E. Tap- pan Stannard, president of the Kennecott Copper Corporation, and director of J. P. Morgan Company, and two of his top "zweigh told a reporter that President R. J. Parker and Arthur D. Storke, president-designate ofjcial Officer Raymond Michel of the _____________________----_------lthe Kennecott concern. Rahway, N. J., police force saw AH three men were from New little girl along the roadside York city. They were reported en after 8 a. m. today. Iower prices fore this fall andj n., gaiying_ zweigh quoted i winter for hogs a development1 which could put a chill on hog pro- The Alsops Fear Over Strike in Steel G The big com crop poses a big price storage problem for the of the corn not in the feeding Five in Auto Killed in Crash With Truck for a By Arthur Bystrom_________________ Madison, Wis. Wisconsin's legislators come back to Madison wage increase was expected a brief stay Monday to act on vetoes by trie governor of 11 bills and :nave far reaching implication; 2.5 Per Cent In Pensions, Benefits O.K.'d Verdict Seen As New Pattern For Industries Washington President Tru- man's fact finders today recom- mended no general pay increase in the steel industry but called for a system of employer-paid pensions and other insurance estimated to increase operating costs by 2.5 per cent. The board recommended a peu- 'sion and insurance system which 'it estimated would be the equiva- lent of about ten cents an hour per employe in payroll costs. i The C.I.O. steel workers union ;had threatened a strike of a million .workers, starting at 12.01 a.m., next Wednesday to back up its tle- .mand for a 30 cents an hour "pack- iage" increase. i The union had wanted 12.5 cents an hour in added wages, 11.23 for pensions and 6.27 for insurance. Acceptance Pending- Whether the union would accept the recommendations of the fact- finding board set up by the presi- dent remained to be seen. The rec- ommendations are not binding on either party. The board's pension recommen- dation called for S100 monthly old age payments when added to gov- ernment social security benefits. The recommendations were filed with President Truman this fjre- noon and released to reporters shortly thereafter for publication later in the day. There were indications the strike may be postponed to permit bar- gaining on the basis of the board's recommendations, which were con- tained in an 80-page report. The board's denial of a general ;ed to ,ons in partial veto of a 12th. ilabor's drive for fourth round pay Also to be acted upon will be a reviser's measure incorporating sev- 1 D00sts in other industries. leral changes in laws governing appropriations for old age It was generally expected to put transportation aids and to clarify the veterans' housing act and c spor water pollution Jaw. A resolution to be offered by three senators asking a new rent control! procedure is not expected to win jmuch favor. As a result there is I little chance for any legislation af- Uecting rent control, said Army Restores Gen. Feldman To Active Duty clamp on any major wage in- creases this year. Pension, Insurance Boosts The board said the steel industry could afford to finance the recom- mended pension and insurance pro- grams "without unduly narrowing the profit margins of the industry or its ability to hold or even lower B crease the board had this to L-.y: <znl plummeted toward, a rockyjaway. bluff which rises several hundred! The girl's mother at her aveiabe from the St. Lawrence river was in tears when an Associ-l nnn. R. Stewart -Vlsou thjs town 40 miles east of Press reporter informed and By Joseph and Stewart Alsop about m ffiST) nad befin found .Rye 18 831 000 Washlngton The steel strike, Oscar Tremblay, a raiiway sec- "Thank God, thank she 000 and which now seems imminent is hand, said he and four fellowmurmured. nightmare to a good many workmen pushed their way four] The father, who left immediately but to none more than to President1 miles through the underbrush to police headquarters, .scene of the crash. 'run all the way Truman's Council of Economic Ad-; all died he said. get her back." The indicated production of otherjmountain road near here. guards compared a Tl.ooper c H Lewis was chasing the'resPectlvely' included: jthe .driver of the truck, Dwighton' bushels; of Mt. Storm, W. suffered! month ago; ciiojif inin-'-ipc onri hpintr omy sLsht mJUiies and was Mm-l Probably the most important r..tored to active duty aad Petersburg clinic. !vetoed was one that would active duty and he Legislative leaders do not expect; Washington The at this "time to stabilize ie session to continue more than said today that one of two gen- j the level of wage rates. In the steel erals who figured in the we have not found such I "five percenter" investigation will! conditions do tj A. Vinlimm t HQT-O cnrtll in Q said "I'd Buckwheat and Flaxseed PhUaddphia to 52 and Sorghums for grain risers. Council Chairman were arms and legs and even janje only child of Mr. and Mrs.pSJSO.OOO; and Nourse, V.ce-Chairman Leon Key 'heads torn from bodies. Franz, of Trenton, and anrt thpir subordinates are bodies of little children. !ported missing late yesterday. Two serlmg and their suooramates are. {ront rf planfi her ates told police a man now anxiously examining their; -0 be in one piece and it was jam-jdragged her into his shabby car on charts and figures as they prepare ;med with broken and twisted bodies I a" Trenton street and drove away. Police of 11 states were warned their quarterly economic report TO! as if they had been thrown forward Lewis placed the time of the crash 'foTcompulsory inspection "of" motor! the other will be retired. at a. m. on West Virginia; vehicles. In his veto message thej Seceretary of the Army route 42, about five miles north of-governor said lhat the riarrassment; announced these actions: here. I of motorists, time and energy re-j annlication of Maior He said four persons perished in Wed to administer the law application ot Major not believe that there should be a wage rate adjustment now. "The cost of living has remained within the last year; in fact lit has slowly declined. The post- Gen r race between risinS wage .tie siua lour persons ptiibuuu m uu the wreckage of the car, a lightj costs involved would be out of pro- leral Alben H. Waitt, suspended coupe, and the fifth died while to the results that could be chief of the Army's chemical ing taken to a hospital. Their. obtained, identities were being withheld until! The governor vetoed in part a bill next of kin could be notified. j relating to speed of trains at rail-) Kuhn reported he was heading j way crossings. The measure north in his unloaded truck when the two vehicles met. At King's.... Sojheans bushels; 2C2.-jclinic he was treated for cuts signals and would have the and the arm and an injured neck service commission designate Potatoes bushels: corps, for retirement will proved. Herman Feldman to to his post as quar the President. The economists Jt was known now Lne bodJE_ after" an unsuccess-, willing to express a very be brought out. The search of the Trenton and guarded optimism, but if the road is 16 miles away. and adjoining sections along; prospect of a long steel strike is1 Traffic to the scene of the crash ,tne Deiaware river, mentioned, optimism give, way on railway scooter Stygian gloom. j There was no fire following the; phllade'1 phia arid Trenton. The two The simplest way to although witnesses are 35 miies apart. the economic conundrum heard an explosion before the: m which the economists are anxious-. ship plunged to earth. ly wrestling is to draw two lines! The plane was on a regular flight on a piece of paper. Draw one; opera ted by Quebec airways, a .sub- straight across the sheet. Then! sidiary of Canadian Pacific air- draw another, starting down, ris-liines. in a message to be and be released today. foot. Attendants said he probably !th2 speed that trains should travel i in various areas. ing gradually until it meets the first line, and then almost immed- iately plunging down. Label the An immediate investigation wai begun by officials of the company and a board of inquiry set up by first line buying power, and the; the federal department of transport. second production. These two lines tell the postwar economic history! of the United States, from which! the economists are trying to' deduce the future. THE POINT WHERE the sec ond line meets the first tells what happened with Clergyman Fasls For 30 Days tion came to the postwar an end, when there La Crosse Farmer State Plow Champ Portsmouth, N. H. A 70- year-old Negro clergyman who] fasted nearly 30 days was being; fed through the veins today in an effort to revive his strength. Dr. S. Gerard Griffin said it would be at least two days before the Rev. Taylor L. Lee could take food normally. He is pastor of the Eau Claire, Wis. Wiscon- Church of God in Christ. were suddenly more things to state plowing champion is His wife said the fast was under- than money to buy them. The DahlbVi 4o.year-old farmer taken "to emulate Christ's 40-day met and crossed late last the La Crosse area. in the wilderness." Goods began to pile up on the, Dahlby and 15 other contestants Dr. Griffin said the elderly pas- shelves. Orders were plowed four acres o{ bumpy, tor presented "a plain case of Men were laid off. Production vras'hmy ]and in ]ess than one and his condition cut back, and the present recession _nn took hold. What now? That is the question which the President's economic ad- visers must try to answer as best they can. The answer really de- pends on whether the buying power line holds steady, as it has done ever since the war, or whet'aer it begins to plummet down after the production line. The economists admit that there has never been a time when It harder to peer into the econ- omic future. There is one hopeful but inconclusive clew. Last month (Continued on Page 11, Column 2.) ALSOFS The winner, who lives eight be considered still serious from La Crosse, was- chosen onjbecause of his advanced age. his ability to follow the contourj Mrs. Lee laid newsmen her hus- and plow uniform furrows. band's sect often practiced fasting Jack Drexler of St. Croix county I and that he went without food won the junior tractor division. "when be felt the hand of the Lord "Queen of the Furrow" was Es-Un his heart." ther Ann Ausman, 21, of Chippewa! Dr. Griffin said Mr. Lee fasted Falls. She was picked from 15 con-lten days, ate lightly for four, and testants to rule over the meet. Ithen resumed the fast for another The contest was held on the W. B. Boegeli Sons farm five miles from here. At the end of the day's demonstrations the farm owners had 64 acres of their land plowed, 20 days. He was so weak in the last days of his fast, parishioners had to hold his head to permit him to drink water. diversion ditches dug, pine treesj The Lees have three children planted and the side of a hill ren-j ranging from seven to 13 years ovated. old. fective today. rates and rising costs of living has been called off fay the operation of economic forces." be ap-l The board said very few indus- tries have done as well as steel in raising workers wages since 1939. Pensions Lagging; As to pensions the board said the steel industry "has lagged behind other leading basic industries in Gray suspended the two of f icers j provid ing social insurance and pen on July 16 pending- outcome of which have become prevalent Senate subcommittee investigation j jj, American industry.' of the charges of influence in gov- ernment buying. It said that until toe government begins to provide adequate social Doctors Consult On Rutledge Both men subsequently testified i insurance and old age benefits "in- before the committee with regard should step in to fill the to reports linking their names that of James V. Hunt, a key! The board recommended the fol- figure in the inquiry into activities j lowing on pensions: of five whoi "Pensions should be limited in collect a fee for helping business- !net cost to a maximum of about men obtain government contracts. per (working) employe per year, or six cents per hour on a basis of a work-year. Based on the union's cost estim- this will provide, when added !to average social security old age (benefits, about S100 per month on j retirement at age 65 of the average York, Me. For the lime since Supreme Court Justice! The union h.id asked month- Wiley B. Rutledge was hospitalized jly pensions at age 65. here, his Washington physician was i Members of the board are Pro- in attendance today. jfessor Carroll R. Daugherty, Form- On Fred A. Deier came here byier New York State Judge Samuel air last night from the capital for 11. Rosenman, and David L. Cole, 'consultation" with Dr. Elmer Paterson, N. J., attorney. Tower, York village hospital said. I President Truman has indicated "No change" was reported in thejhe may ask an extension of the condition of the 55-year-old jurist. I truce to give the steel companies He is under treatment for a cere-land the union lime for bargaining- bral hemorrhage. The justice was taken ill August The new strike deadline is set for Members Of A Three-Man Board for settling the crucial steel dispute report to President Truman at the White House in Washington today. From left are: David L. Cole, of Paterson, N. J., a lawyer; President Truman, seated; Judge Samuel I. Rosenznan, New York, and Dr. Carroll R. Daugherty, of Northwestern university, chairman. President Truman has asked the strike truce be extended until September Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) 27 while vacationing at nearby Og- unquit. Caboose Derailed In Brainerd Collision Brainerd, Minn. A caboose and two empty box cars were de- railed today in a rear end collision on the board's recommendations. just after midnight Tuesday. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and vicinity Mostly cloudy and warmer tonight; low 58. Showers beginning before sunrise ind ending Sunday forenoon and of two Northern Pacific freight trains. No one was injured. The1 mishap occurred at a. m., two somewhat cooler late Sunday. High miies east of Brainerd. A west- bound' freight stopped suddenly, it was reported, and was rammed by a. westbound fast freight bound for Staples. A wrecker was sent from Brainerd. afternoon 77. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 82; minimum, 50; noon, 76; precipitation, none; sun sets to- night at sun rises tomorrow at Additional weather on Page 13.