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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 7, 1949, Winona, Minnesota                              LIGHT RAIN TONIGHT, SATURDAY VOLUME 49, NO. 197 WINONA, MINNESOTA, FRIDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 7, 1949 FIVE CENTS PER COPY THERE'S NO STATIC ON KWNO-FM 97.5 MEGACYCLES EIGHTEEN PAGES TODAY- Admirals' Row Perils Defenses Ya reak Tie to Win, 4-3 By Joseph ana Stewart Alsop good rousing row is always good rousing fun, but itj is a bit dangerous to forget that I serious issues may be Despite the distracting drama of hole-and-corner passing out of con-j fidential documents, serious issues are involved in the current temp- est in the Navy. In the first place, Captain Crom- melin 's blast against service fication and its various sequels are not merely episodes in the strug- gle between the Navy and the Air Force. They are alSo symptoms of a bitter split within the Navy it- self, between the sea officers, led by the chief of naval operations, Admiral Louis Denfeld. and the naval aviators, led by the Pacific fleet commander, Admiral A. W. Radford. In wartime, the naval aviators i met only the inferior Japanese air forest and from this experience conceived an exceedingly dubious theory of the potentialities of naval aviation in land warfare. Postwar, the naval aviators for a time dom- inated naval policy. To put it blunt- ly, their plans for extensive en- croachment on the functions of the land-based Air Force offered the best chance of building the vast naval establishment that all ad- mirals, battleship or other, instinc- tively desire. Thus all admirals, battleship or other, instinctively j desire. Thus all admirals supported j the aviators. THIS SITUATION was, in Itself, gravely disquieting. After all, the primary mission of the Navy is, and must always be, maintaining control of the seas. From the end! Larson Returning To La Crosse Today Arnold Larson, center, chats with his lawyer, Philip Arneson, right, as they go into municipal court at Minneapolis today, where Larson waived extradition to La Crosse, Wis. He is charged with murdering Dr. James McLoone of La Crosse two years ago, Larson is shown handcuffed to Duke Fabriz, chief of the criminal division of the Hennepin county sheriff's office, (A.P. Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) for a hearing on the extradition of Arnold Rent Control In Smaller Cities Will Be Lifted 40 Areas Weekly To Be Decontrolled, Tighe Woods Says By Bill Boss Washington Tighe Woods, federal rent control boss, has ordered a speed-up of plans to end rent ceilings in communities with population or less. Top-ranking aides who reported this today said Woods has set as a goal the removal of restrictions from 40 such areas each week "until the job is done." The accelerated pace of decon- trols results, in Woods own words, from an "assumption" that rents in most smaller localities have "come back to normal." Just how long it will take to lift ceilings in all such areas, no one would say. But housing authorities released figures showing that controls now have been lifted from an even 500 areas most of them in areas having less than popula- tion in states scattered across the country. A summary of decontrol activi- ties since the federal rent act became effective in April showed that a total of dwelling units were involved in the action. Return to Normal Tokyo Rose Faces 10-Year Treason Term Ameson and District of the war onwards, our accused of murdering a La Crosse, Wls., doctor, were canceled of the seas has been directly itoday. threatened by the German high-j hearing was called oS at the request of Larson's lawyer, Philip speed, radar-proof wfao notified Governor Luther Youngdahl that Larson would A spokesman for Woods made Tn oT extradition. jit clear that the situation govern- gave naval aviation high priority over antisubmarine warfare. While funds were lavished on such projects as the giant carrier, the Joint Research and Development board had to protest vigorously against the inadequacy of the anti- submarine research effort. Even now, this fundamental submarine problem has not been really solved. The passage of the service uni- fication" bill, and the subsequent brilliant work of General of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower, had the effect of forcing the Navy back into its primary mission. The job John Coleman of La Crosse planned to take Larson back to La Crosse today, as soon as legal formalities attending his surrender could be met. Larson has been in jail here since his arrest a week ago. Reese's Homer Ties Up Game In 4th Inning Dodgers Fight Back, Get Two Homers in Ninth Ebbets Field, New York Yankees won the third game of the World series today. 4-3, in a wild ninth inning in -Which they scored three runs and saw the Brooklyn Dodgers almost overtake them. The Dodgers made three homers, one in the fourth and two in the ninth. Pee Wee Reese got the first Dodger home run in the fourth inning and Olmo and Campanella hit circuit blows ia the ninth. Ralph Branca, left, Brooklyn righthander, and his mound rival, Tommy Byrne, New York lefthander, are all pals before going to hill in third game of World series which moved to Ebbets field, Brooklyn, today. Wlrephoto to The Republican-Herald.) Larson was taken into court of I moved. ropolitan areas. He pointed out that, under the law, the housing j expediter is empowered to endj controls only after the demand forj rental housing has been reasonably' met or local governing bodies legally ask to have ceilings re- Allied Berlin Zones May Be Added to West Municipal Judge Theodore B. Knud- son. Larson was identified as the speech I In the case of the smaller lo- man named in the La Crosse first San Francisco W Tokyo Rose, (degree murder warrant. Judge who "couldn't believe they would Knudson dismissed the fugitive of controlling the seas looked al-send me to today faced ten: warrant on which the Minnesota most big enough to the sea officers Lears like Admiral Denfeld, who is him-If J prison and a fine authorities were holding Larson. He r I ing limitation of their expansive a traitor. plans enraged the naval aviators like Admiral Radford, to the point addition to the stigma of being also dismissed baU At Crosse, official said Lar TTr-T A would be arraigned before The diminutive former ud Ro v at ;County Judge Roy v coed whose real name is Mrs. Ivai10 a ro_ Monday on the murder that has now been displayed. THE FURY OF THE naval avia- tors has been directed, not only against the President and Secre-i tary of Defense Louis Johnson, but! also stood in abject silence.'charge. Federal Judge Michael Larson was arrested here last Roche pronounced sentence. Shortly before the court pro Denfeld" Judgment yesterday Mrs. week. He has denied any connection recent the speed-up is based on the fact that such places never had a peacetime demand for heavy rental housing. He ad led: "We sense that mai'.y of these communities have retimed to nor- mal and that rents won i not rise exorbitantly should control.- be re- moved.7' Some Exceptions But he said restrictions will not be ended even in areas of population or less, if: (1) The locality is the site of an active military installation; (2) with the slaying, which took place There is an industrial boom re- the night of November 14, 1947. in a recent and significant Wl-iifc-ininn 'e TITO C f fillTlri VlPRlHp J_ri..._ nnmil nrinri ft O tint! physician's body was found beside the other sea officers like him. said: thought seems to be that Admiral! "I couldn't believe they would slo iiss Dssri crinuniuiy CEIK. i cgrid me to inil X did cVGrvtliincr I the Americans." ;an a highway the next morning, La Crosse authorities promptly charging first de- Larson demanded extradition hearing. Coleman its dence. and in total indepen-! The sentence appeared to stun-obtained the necessary papers from in defiaof the 33-year-old woman who stood j Governor Rennebohm of Wed both the joint chiefs of staff and with downcast eyes, body stif fly i Barging in the the United States government. And tensed and hands clasped behind wlth them that Larson followed iJr. tho mnfivp nf thA rpr-pnt outbursts McLoone from a home for the aged the motive of the recent has been as much to embarrass! She had been standing for almost Admiral Denfeld as to build a fire a half hour while Defense Attorney under Johnson. Wayne Collins pleaded for the and shot him just outside the La Crosse city limits. The extradition hearing was luer oeuiSLUiv uuuiiauii. JJACUUCU lui LUC _ This is speaking out in years im- scheduled this morning, with Paul and such inconvenient truths mayjprisonment and the fine. ThelAlbrecht, secretary to Governor of course be denied. But they arelmaximum is death. [Youngdahl of Minnesota, as the true none the less. And it is truej Collins said he would appeal. also that the Navy's present shareihe fails, Tokyo Rose will go to a' Larson, a 35-year-old auto saies- of the total defense investment rep-jfederal prison, probably the fed- man, formerly lived a. La Crosse. 1 He is being held under bond. Police Chief Herman Rick of La Crosse said Larson was linked with the case after an examination of correspondence files in the office resents rather generous conces- eral reformatory for women in Alderson, W. Va., where Mildred "Axis Sally" Gillars, her counter- part in the European war theater, is held. sions to the Navy's touchy sensibil- ities by the other chiefs of staff and by General Eisenhower. The central fact, which everyone seems to forget, is that the Soviet Union has no navy except for the submarines which our Navy has ._. somewhat neglected. In one-third of her sentence, the fatal illness ol Larsons two- ning against, a nonnaval power, it isj Her husband, Felipe, sails son five years ago. obviously logical to economize, if Japan today. If Mrs. D'Aquino fails in her of the dead physician He said fight to keep out of prison she papers indicated Dr. McLoone had would be eligible for parole after been the attending physician during Meanwhile the suspect's former economies must be made at all, on our own naval strength. Iva was convicted September 29 wife and eyewitnesses to the 194 f murder are being guarded by au- of one count of treason: Broad- influx of population; (3) Population has increased more than 25 per cent since 1940; (4) The commu- nity has housing problems for col- lege or university students or is the housing market for a very large neighboring city. During the past week, ceilings were removed from 23 areas con- taining an estimated rental units. Of these decontrols, 18 re- sulted from action by the housing expediter five came following "local option" requests by city or county governing bodies. In addition to planned removal of controls by the federal agency, legislatures in three states have voted to end ceilings. Involved in these actions are Texas, Nebraska and Alabama. Arizona and Utah both have been completely decontrolled by Woods. Wisconsin has dropped all federal controls but has substituted a state law. Fort Snelling Residents to Pay State Income Tax St. Paul Individuals resid- THE BRITISH LONG apro have casting after the battle of Leyte thorities, it was learned. done this. But even after the like this: j Coleman said that "its F t Snelling reserva- tish naw has been cut to the bond "Now you fellows have lost all I us plenty of money to guard Mrs. ing on_ ine r e and our own naval forces have j your ships, you are really orphans I Nola who divorced Lar- ition are v been reduced in a manner thatjof the Pacific. How are you going son last June, and their daughter, By John Seal! Washington In a new tough-talking, tough-acting mood, the Western powers may make Ber- lin the scene of their next move in the heated dispute with Russia over Germany. Diplomatic officials said United States, Britain and France lout major change. are considering adding their zones! The big argument is over how of Berlin to the west German re- public to counter the creation of a communist-run government in east- j 75 to 90 per cent of parity price em Germany. The three nations earlier turned down an appeal for such ajto the things he has to buy. home from German officials in! Farm Aid Plan Faces New Test By Edwin B. Haakinson leaders called for a new test today on a long range, sliding scale program of farm price supports. They said they have the votes to win this time. Majority Leader Lucas (D.-m.) called the lawmakers into session an hour early In hopes of completing action today or tonight on the controversial farm price measure. Both Lucas and Senator Ander-L I Mountain Crash Kills 9 Aboard Air Force C-47 AsheviUe, N. ran- agriculture, claimed enough votes i to assure that the by the i come through with-! federal funds. The Anderson bill would support basic crops at from levels. Parity is a figure declared be fair to the farmer in relation western Berlin. The United States yesterday blasted Russian conduct in eastern Germany in two of the sharpest statements ever aimed at the So- viets by the West. First the State department sent the Russians an angry note, bitterly denouncing the "shocking mistreat- ment" received at Russian hands by Americans who wandered into eastern Germany by accident. j The biggest threat to Anderson's is a once-successful move to the support price level a fiat gers pushed through Sena- and Russell who got the 90 per cent in the bill for a while this week, conceded they were at a dis- advantage today. Recording Votes "But we's going to get every- body on the record again just so Then Under Secretary of Stateithe farmers will know who are their Webb issued a strongly-worded statement charging that Russia, having already reduced eastern Germany to "an oppressive police is now trying to set up a 'dictatorial unrepresentative" gov- ernment there. With eastern Berlin chosen as capital of this communist regime, an obvious Western counter-move could be to establish west Berlin as the 12th state of the west Ger- man republic which has its capital at Bonn. Such action also would serve, of- ficials said, to "protect" the western Berlin inhabitants. In his statement, Webb flatly re- jected Russia's charge that the West is responsible for splitting Germany by sponsoring the Bonn government. "Obstinate Soviet opposition" to Western proposals, he said, is the real reason for the East-West split, Webb further accused Moscow of Captain Crommelin says cripplesjto get our defenses, the strength ratio be- The jury acquitted her of seven tween us and the Soviets must be other counts 01 treason, at least ten to one. So judicious and impartial a soldier as General j Eisenhower is known to believeip j that there is no real Mliy for investing over 30 per cent of total defense funds in maintaining a ten-to-one naval strength ratio. And in view of our appalling weak- nesses in other branches, the ar- gument certainly seems hard to refute. There remains the issue of the Receipts Jump Alexandria, Minn, Alex- andria revenues have been increased by in parking meter receipts during the past three years, the treasurer reported last night. Navy's morale, which has been B raised by Captain Crommelin and Admirals Radfordjmd Hearing on Application a symptom of shockingly Trucking Company morale, if the requirement that thej a Navy adapt itself to a national j St. hearing was held strategic plan can send so many the state railroad and ware- of its officers off the deep end. house commission today on the ap- If morale is in question, it sure-i plication of the Schirmer Trans- ly cannct be vastly improved by exhibitions of fairly v-pen insubor- dination by high officers in respon- sible positions, And open attacks on the more co-operative naval of- ficers like Admiral Denfeld and Admiral Forrest Sherman (who was exiled to the Mediterranean for his part in the unification bill) cannot help morale much either. In short, the drama is pleasing, but the facts are not. portation Company of Sioux Falls for a permit to haul petroleum pro- ducts in bulk to certain counties in Minnesota. The company asked for authority to the following counties: Cook, Lake, Lake of the Woods, Red Lake and Clearwater and from its Wi- five. He would not disclose where the mother and daughter had been spirited from their La Crosse commissioner, home. Eyewitnesses Found At the same time it was learned the state has eyewitnesses to the area, killing it charges occurred afterj Larson had lain in wait for thei physician. It also has been learned that the state believes Dr. McLoone was shot just outside La Crosse on Highway 16 after he had been forced to drive there at gunpoint. The shooting, it was believed, oc- cured as the doctor attempted to flee. Authorities revealed at the time of the murder that persons uniden- tified had seen someone dragging a body to the spot where it was found. A trail of blood was found at the roadside. Coleman disclosed the case had thus far cost in public funds, exclusive of that spent by the state. He said: "I've dug into my own pocket for about at various times to the Minnesota ney General Burnquist held G. Howard Spaeth, state the and resources of east Germany; ria'Ee concentration camps; pae stran lin free economlc life; asked tor a legal, <-i.oh thot land (4) friends in the next Young told a reporter. Aided by a vote by Vice-President Barkley that decided _a 37-37 tie on Tuesday, Young and' Russell at- tached a support program for wheat, cotton, corn, rice, tobacco and pea- nuts at 90 per cent of parity to the Anderson bill. Yesterday Lucas and Anderson soldiers in a smashed transport plane. Nobody survived the crash. The big Air Force C-47 plowed into the Play By Play Story Of Third Series Tilt Ebbets Field, Brooklyn Following is a play-by-play account of the third game in the 1949 World series: FIRST INNING Yankees Rizzuio fouled off Branca's first pitch, then went on a routine grounder to Miksis. Henrich sent a smash down the first baseline to Hodges who made the unassisted putout. Berra went down swinging, after he had fouled off four pitches. No runs, no hits, no errors, none left. burned over the first pitch for a called strike on Reese, who worked the count to 1-2, then was hit on the right leg by a low inside pitch. Berra caught Miksis' high pop foul in front of the Yankee dugout, and threw to Coleman at second to double up Reese who had attempted to go .to second after the catch. Furillo They said fijec} to Di Maggio in right-center, swing at Byrne's first pitch. No runs, no hits, no errors, none left. SECOND INNING Yankees Di Maggie struck out on four pitches. Brown popped to Robinson. Woodling fouled to Mik- sis. No'runs, no hits, no errors, none left. Dodgers Robinson popped Byrne's first pitch to Coleman be- hind first. Hodges fouled to Berra directly in front of the Dodger dug- out. Brown came in fast for Olmo's dribbler down the third base line and threw him. out on a close play. No runs, no hits, no errors, none left. ____ THIRD INNING walked on a full rain-soaked count, after Campanella failed to hold onto a foul tip which would have been a third strike. It was the first pass given up by a Dodger pitcher in the series. Coleman was called out on strikes. Byrne singled sharply past Robinson into center field, and Mapes, with, the hit and steep eastern slope of Mount Mit- -a w, chell, eastern American's highest mountain 35 miles northeast of here. Air Force and Forest service search groups had tramped the tangled mountainside since two mountaineers reported hearing an explosion about a. m., Wed- nesday. The seven crew members and two passengers were: Captain John W. Sensor, 27, of Elgin, 111., pilot; First Lieutenant Frank J, Clark, 26, of Denison, Texas, co-pilot: Captain John J. Jett, 31, of Nettleton, Ark.; First succeeded in knocking this out of Lieutenant Charles W. Cross, 26, the bill by a nine to three vote at a closed session of the Senate agri- culture committee. At the same time the committee of Silver Spring, Md.; Technical Sergeant Walter E. Crosby, 27, of Chicago; Staff Sergeant Reginald E. Silva, 29, of Falmouth, Mass., and members number of'oth-l Staff Sergeant John W. McDonald, amendments that had been in-! 35 of Gremeville, Teim, and Pn- serted by the Senate before the solute Kwt Class C. J Grunes of Jay added !Fla- and Private Leroy H. Acree per cent a few of bill back to the Senate. Even if it gets through the ate as now drafted, trouble the House may result. The House, by a top heavy ma- jority, voted weeks ago tc continue for another year the existing level such fear that of price props at 90 per cent of Hatties'ourg, Miss., passengers. w H nf npi-son-! pm l opinion. Hundreds of persons em hundreds of thousands Of east Ger-jparity for the six basic crops and to operate from the Twin Cities finance investigations when no pub- lie funds were immediately avail- able.'1 He hinted Larson had been No Comedian Mister Hollywood Comedian Ed Wynn "prefers always to be called just plain "Ed." To quote him: "No comedian can be mister. He immediately be- comes too dignified and thereby stops being funny." WEATHER FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and vicinity Mostly cloudy tonight and Saturday, occa- sional light rain. No important temperature change. Low tonight 52; high Saturday 68. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 67; minimum, 53; nona terminal to all points in the jammed by psychiatrists who at counties of Steele, Jackson, sane but suffering from a spliti Faribault, Waseca and Dakota. 'personality. i Additional weather on Page 15.. a long list of other farm products. deep into the lower left field stands, 365 feet away, for a home run to tie the score 1-1. Miksis took a then sent a screaming liner to Di Champaign, HI. The Junior Maggio in left-center. Furillo ram- Pin-Up Campaign Chamber of Commerce of Cham- paign-Urbana has its safety cam- paign all pinned up. Clerks in loc- al stores are wearing safety pins to encourage residents to take MODERN MEDICINE HELPLESS REST BEST COLD CURE Chicago Modern medi- cine, which slays germs by the billions, is virtually helpless against the snuffles of a com- mon cold, the Journal of the American Medical Association said today. And, the publication says, patent medicine makers don't know the cold cure secret either. Nor do those people who always ply the cold sufferer with ad- vice. Apparently, you just can't (underline can't) cure it. It runs its course. The magazine's consultant says in his article, however, that it's a pretty safe bet that the best way to ease a common cold attack is to rest quietly in bed. There are a few ways to ease cold symptoms temporarily. And, it seems well established that an oncoming cold can some- times be aborted by "reasonable doses" of alcohol. This, the magazine says is because "it causes peripheral vasodilatation and re-establishes circulation in chilled cutaneous and mucosal surfaces." In other words, it brings a rush of blood into cold skin or nose lining. So, when a doctor does some- thing for your cold, he just eases the acute symptoms, such as headache (with and burning sensations in the nose or throat (by moisture with steam inhalations, or common table salt solution syringing.) But, the "sane and effective is to stay warm and relaxed in bed, especially if fever is present. It "diminishes the severity of the common cold, limits its spread to others and reduces the frequency of com- plications." Nose drops? Gargles? Volatile inhalers? Diet? Water-drinking? Salves? The Journal says their benefits are generally exag- gerated. The gargle, for example. The Journal says "although popular with the public, gargling has little therapeutic utility. A num- ber of investigators find that gargled material will not pass beyond the third molar tooth because the act of gargling pro- duces a restrictive influence." Rizzuto filed to Furillo. Mapes scored after the catch as Furillo's throw came in far over to the third base side of home plate. Byrne held first. Henrich walked on four pitches. .Berra was out on a soft liner to Robinson. One run, one hit, no errors, two left. filed to Wood- ling. Brown whipped out Camp- anella. Branca struck out, but had to be thrown out, Berra to Hen- rich. No runs, no hits, no errors, none left. FOURTH INNING Maggio went down swinging for the second straight time. Brown fouled to Miksis. Wood- ling unloaded a double off the Scoreboard in Mapes rolled right-center field, out, Robinson to Branca who covered first. No runs, one hit, no errors, one left. looked at a called strike and banged the next pitch med Byrne's first pitch past Brown for a "single. Robinson walked on four pitches. Lefthanded Joe Page and Righthander Fred Sanford be- gan warming up in the Yanks' bull- pen. Hodges walked on five pitches to load the bases. That was all for Byrne and he was replaced by Page. Olmo fouled to Henrich. Snider whacked Page's first pitch on the ground to Coleman who flipped him out. One run, two hits, no errors, three left. FIFTH INNING Yankees Snider gathered in Coleman's hoist in straightaway center. Page fanned on three pitches, Reese gobbled up Rizzuto's hot grounder and threw him out. No runs, no hits, no errors, none left. rolled out to Coleman. Branca was called out on strikes. Reese hit right back to Page who threw him out. No runs, no hits, no errors, none left. SIXTH INNING flied to Furillo. Berra rapped to Hodges who beat him in the race to first. Di Maggio popped to Hodges just inside the Sirst base line. No run, no hits, no errors, none left. took Miksis' fly. Furillo bounced out, Coleman to (Continued on Page 15, Column 6.) SERIES   

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