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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 18, 1949, Winona, Minnesota                              WARM TONIGHT, RAIN WEDNESDAY VOLUME 49, NO. 206 WINONA, MINNESOTA, TUESDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 18, 1949 FIVE CENTS PER COPY SUPPORT YOUR COMMUNITY CHEST EIGHTEEN PAGES GOAL GIVE ENOUGH Chest Drive Will Begin Wednesday (See Editorial Page 8) Community Chest headquarters was busy today sending out thej pledge cards for the 1949 Winona i Red Feather drive. By nightfall these cards will be in the hands of all A list solicitors to permit formal opening of the campaign here tomorrow morning, E. F. Heberling, general chairman, announced today. Pledge cards for the general list will go out later in the week. Wed- nesday forenoon 37 A list solicitors will begin their calls on the vari- ous industries in the city. Captains Irvin A. Teasdale and Karl Conrad of the A solicitors outlined the need for full pledges! this year, stressing the activities the nine local agencies receiving j aid from the Community Chest asi well as the TJSO. First count in the 1949 drive will j made as soon as the pledge cards begin returning to the Com- munity Chest office and progress be announced daily until the drive is completed, Mr. Heberling said. ouncil Redistricts Winona 3 On Boards Will Lose Jobs In Restricting Stow, Potrarz, Mrs. Stubstad Disqualified Republican-Herald photo The Very Rev. Peter O'Brien, Denver, is shown above as he re- ceives the degree of master of sacred theology from the Most Rev. Emmanuel Saurez, O.P., S.T.M., master general of the order of preachers, at ceremonies held in conjunction with the dedication of the Stockton hill prior this morning. Father Suarez, left, is shown as he confers the degree on Father O'Brien, center, while the Most Rev. Frul Skehan, procurator general from Rome, assists. Novitiate Degree Conferred By Gordon Holte In an atmosphere of austere asceticism that pervaded the unfinished .interior of the priory chapel, highest dignitaries of the Dominican order Following are the A list solid- morning participated in the formal dedication of the million-dollar tors: 1st, Peter Martyr novitiate on Stockton Mil. Conrad i The chapel hall was filled with prominent officials of the order, Solicitors-Frank Allen. Jr.. W. [visiting officials of the church Three board one board of education be disqualified from continuing in their posts by reason of last night's redistricting. One alderman lost his job, too, but the council foresaw a solution be- fore approving the redistricting and I the affected alderman Second Warder Joseph the i alderman-at-Iarge, replacing Joseph i Krier. And Krier takes Dettle's [place. The redistricting moved Dettle's residence from the second ward to the third ward. Krier lives in the I second ward under the old and redistricting. Three Disqualified But the redistricting will not be so kind to three board members, ac- cording to City Recorder Roy G. Wildgrube, who is the commissioner of elections: Hale A. Stow, just elected to a four-year term on the board of edu- cation from the first ward, is moved into the second ward by the redis- tricting. Mrs. A. O. Stubstad, whose term jas a first ward director on the library board does not expire until; 1951, is also moved from the first to i the second wards. R. F. Potratz, just appointed to an unexpired term (to 1951) on the fire and police bourd, as a second ward representative, is moved to the third ward. Minnesota City Man Killed As Train Hits Stalled Car W. Tolleson, F. J. Vaughn, F. J. Wilder, John McGuire, L. A. Slag- gie, A. F. Leathers, William Gur- -ney, E. J. Sievers, Steve Morgan, W. C. Gordon, R. L. Banks.: Charles Britts and R. C. Hinze. Teasdale Ambrosen, Har- ry Busdicker, Leo LaFrance, Ken-: neth McQueen, Herbert Johnson.! James McConnon, George Robert-! son, Carrol Syverson, Hal Cory, Jr., Ernest Bartholomae, Willard Hlllyer, Harold Libera, Irving Gep- ner, J. Roland Eddie, John Tearse, Dwight Chappell, Marie Grajczyk, Al Bambenek, Kenneth Chick, John Glenn, Arthur John L. Carroll. Gallien and 5-Foot Snow Drifts in Montana By The Associated Press nessed the ceremonies at which the Most Rev. Emmanuel Saurez, O.P., S.T.M., master general of the Dominican Order, presided. His who traveled here from Rome to-preside at ceremo- nies last month in which the first class of novices took the vows ot the order at the novitiate, was as- sisted in the solemn dedication cere- monies by the Most Rev. Paul Ske- han. O.P., S.T.M., also of Rome, procurator general of the order, the Very Rev. W. R. Lawler, P.G., of the St. Peter Martyr Berwick, Bri- Priory here. Special Program Following the dedication 21 Missing After British Ships Collide Berwick, tish aircraft carrier Albion and a Mark Donehower Dies at Crossing Near His Home Winona county's 1949 traffic toll j stood at five today after the early 'ng railroad crossing death of Donehower, 68, of Minnesota City. He was killed at a.m. when i his car was struck by a fast freight These three are disqualified, of j train at the Milwaukee railroad course, by reason of improper resi-! crossing in Minnesota City. dence. Effective Thursday The crossing was less than two blocks from Donehower's home to The ordinances, establishing the which he was returning after an new precincts and wards, will not I evening at the Oaks night club be published until Wednesday, Minnesota City, that legally the redistricting will not I An empioye at the Oaks, Done- become effective until Thursday jhower was duty last mn and However, the city council gone to the clubforthe regular care of its own right away nlght progranl of old tlme lecond Warder Krier and Alder-! ;at-Large Dettle both submit-; LiUeTin ted their resignations, and then mishap less than 15 council proceeded to name them each other's unexpired terms. The terms of both expire in April, 1951. That kind of switch doesn't ap- Main Street The railroad crossing is on Min- nesota, City's main street, only a small coal freighter collided in a! gale in the North Sea today. The! Suarez presided at b ,ja special academic program at freighter sank swiftly and eight, whicn the degree of of hour: later only three of the 24 j theology was conferred on the Very crevncn were known Peter O'Brien, OP., S.T. 'Lr., have survived. !ph- D- Pastor 0{ st- Dominic's Lifeboats fought the foaming! church in Denver, Colo, waves hunting survivors near the! The degree, the highest in the Fame islands off the northeast! order, was conferred by Father coast of England. Suarez on Father O'Brien, the first The newly Albion I provincial "of the Province of St. was manned by a civilian the Great, and was in tow to drydock for! Following the formal dedication completion. The collision a solemn high mass was a hole m the carrier and she was celebrated by the Very Rev. T, M. Sparks, OF., S.T.M., Socius to the Master General in Rome. Father Sparks was assisted by the Very reported taking water. The Albion had aboard three sur- A tiwirlinp whitp Dreview of win- vivors from the freighter, the bankSf Tivefoot snow drifts1025-ton Maystone, carrying coallRev. E. M. Cuddy, O.P., S.T. Lr., banked five-foot snow spokesman for D prior of the ter in Montana today and ___ peratures in the Rocky mountain; of the Maystone, said life- area to 12 degrees above zero. I boat crews still at sea had some The windy snowfall was in of picking up other sur- trast to the pleasant autumn weather which prevailed over mostj of the eastern half of the collision occurred eight off England's northeast try. North winds, recorded at 55-mile I coast, near the Anglo-Scottish bor- port of Berwick Lifeboats speed in top gusts, piled the snowjlfom the Berwick coast euard sta- which fell mainly on the eastern put out into rain and wind- slopes of the northern Rockies and Bossed waves to hunt for survivors. in the northwest plains' area jacent. The actual six inches at Cut Bank, Mont., and five inches in Yellowstone Na- tional park to approximately one inch in most of the area. No emergency conditions Were ad-i Three of the Maystone's crew reported picked up by the Albion and British Press associa- tion reports said some others were rescued by coast guardsmen. pear possible on the board -of edu-1 short distance from highway 61. cation, where Director Stow is dis-1 Two truck drivers were driving qualified. (west on the highway at the time 4-Ward System Kept; Voting Units Equalized 2nd, 3rd Wards Enlarged, 1st Cut, 4th Unchanged By Adolph Bremer In a sudden, surprise move, the city council last night redlstricted the city's voting setup. It divided one giant first of the first ward; shuffled the precincts in the first, second and third wards, and, among other things, put three people out of of- fice. As a result of the redistricting, aldermen believe they have fairly distributed the voting population. Before last Right the first and fourth wards were the big ones, and growing bigger; now the big ones are the second and third wards, in the middle, with the first and fourth reduced to smaller popula- tions. Since the growth of the city will be on the two ends, that distribution is proper, aldermen say. Based on the voter registration for the 1949 general city election here is the comparison between the old ward voter population and the new ward population: Ward Old First Second Third Fourth Republican-Herald Mark Donehower, 68, Minnesota City, was killed early this mom- Ing when his car, shown above, was struck by a westbound freight train at the MUwaukee railroad's crossing in Minnesota City. The car was struck near its left rear wheel and was hurled 75 feet by the impact, Donehower's body was found 150 feet from the crossing. Lower photo shows the car in to the crossing sign. priory in Minneapolis who served as deacon and the Rev. T. G. Kinsella, O.P., chaplain of the College of Saint Teresa, subdeacon. Address of Welcome The address of welcome from His' Excellency, the Most. Rev. Leo Binz, D. D., coadjutor bishop of the cese of Winona, was read by thej Rt. Rev. B. A. Kramer, vicar general of the diocese. In the letter read by Monsignor Kramer, Bishop Binz explained that he is currently making his ad limina His vacancy will be filled by the accident. Cy The truckers, Clifford Jung, 9551 Sanborn street, and Harry' Redman, La Crosse, told Sheriff! George Fort that their attention! was attracted to the crossing when they heard sustained whistles from the westbound freight train as it approached the crossing. At the Donehower's ed on the westbound tracks. A few moments later, the train crashed into the car. TT 5 automobile was struck near its left rear wheel and the car was hurled 75 feet by the impact. Donehower's body was found lying in the street about 150 feet north of the crossing. Sheriff Called Sheriff Fort was called to the Smith will fill the vacancies library and fire and police boards. Three Killed At Crookston Crookstou, per- sons were killed today in a car-truck crash on highway 2 two miles east of Crookston. Victims were Mrs. Kenneth Jore, 30; Mrs. Knute Jore, Jr., 50, her mother-in-law, and Stanley Jore, nearly four, son of Mrs. Kenneth Jore. All are from Mclntosh. visit to Rome and stated that he _nieht- was "grieved beyond measuring that I am unable to be present at if or the dedication of sadTheearly morning minimum te of 12 degrees above zero was re ..Iwork before being turned over to ported at Cut Bank. The mercury was under the freezing mark at most Montana points. There was rain falling on the fringes of the snow area- -in north- western Utah and southern Wyo- ming. A heavy pall of fog and smoke developed early today over the Chi- cago area, jarring transportation and causing a number of accidents. Truman Kominates Wallgren to FPC Washington President Tru- man today named Former Gover- nor Mon C. Wallgren of Washing- ton as a member of the Federal Power commission. The President, at the same time, nominated James M. Mead, form- er Democratic senator from New York, to be a member of the Fed- eral Trade commission. Wallgren was appointed to suc- ceed Leland S. Olds, whose nom- ination for a third term on the power commission was rejected by the Senate in one of its major re- buffs to the President. The term expires June 22, 1954. I the royal navy. The carrier was reported holed on her port side near her .propell- ors, but she still was afloat. novitiate. "I assure you that only the press- ing obligation encumbent on me to (Continued on Page 15, Column 4.] NOVITIATE WEATHER FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and Vicinity: Mostly cloudy and warm tonight and Wed- nesday with light rain beginning Wednesday afternoon, followed by strong shifting winds and cooler high Wednesday 72. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 75; minimum, 47; noon, 75; precipitation, none; sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at Additional weather on Page 15. Presidential Hazards Will Be Investigated By Jack Bell possible hazards of being president in atomic age may be investigated by a congressional committee. Senate has approved the idea and checked it up to the House. crossing they noticed! The Senate action came yesterday, without a dissenting voice. The 's car apparently stall- proposal, by Senator Green (D.-R. is to set up a ten-member Senate- New 2537 10338 Only about 413 persons, who now vote in the first precinct of the first ward (Jefferson school) will change their place of voting. They will'form the new second precinct of the first ward. Everyone else will vote in the same place, although their ward and precinct number may be changed. Here are the changes: FOURTH WARD No change. The ward lines are still from the east limits to Hamilton street. THIRD WARD The third pre- cinct of the second ward (city building) becomes the first precinct of the third, ward, and the present three precincts in the third ward are stepped up, as follows: The first (Red Men) becomes the sec- ond: the second (St. Martin's school) becomes the third, and the third (450 East Fifth street) be- comes the fourth precinct, all of the third ward. The new third ward boundaries are now: From Hamilton street west to Main street. SECOND WARD The fourth precinct of the first ward (Madison school) becomes the first precinct of the second ward. The fifth pre- The scene of the accident by members of the train crew and Dr. John Tweedy, serving as coroner in the absence of Dr. R. B. Tweedy, pro- nounced death due to accidental causes. The train engineer, J. W. Peter- sen of route one, Lakeville, Minn., stated that he noticed the car on the tracks and blew the whistle as he approached the crossing. When the car failed to move, Petersen stated, he applied the. train's brakes but was unable to stop the train in time to avoid the crash. The train continued along the tracks for about one-half mile be- fore it was stopped. Services Thursday Funeral services for Mr, Done-, House committee to look into the Question of abolishing the electoral college system of picking presi- dents. The committee also would study the possibility of naming some in- dividuals to take the presidential powers if all the officers now eli- gible to succeed him should die. Senator Myers (D. who sponsored passage of the bill in Green's absence, told a reporter this was aimed at setting up ma- chinery to keep the government functioning if an atomic attack should wipe out all of Washing- ton's high officials. In approving the bill, the Sen- ate rules committee said some ac- tion ought to be taken "so that this nation will not be faced with a calamitous situation imperiling the succession of the presidency without a legally established solu- tion on which to rely." Myers said he thinks that if the House agrees to the inquiry, the joint committee also should look into the question of financing politi- cal campaigns from treasury. stead street) becomes the second precinct of the second ward, and the two remaining precincts in the sec- ond ward are stepped up, as follows: The first precinct   precincts to the second ward, this first 953 voters. This precinct, lo- Senate, House May Agree on Farm Bill Washington Elmer Thomas (D.-Okla.) said today, there 'still is a chance for a ate-House agreement on a bin despite a Senate walkout on cate d negotiations last night. Thomas, chairman of the Senate session of the joint conference com- mittee today. House members were still de- manding continuation of farm price second precinct with about 413 regis- supports at wartime levels. Sen- ate conferees insisted on a sliding scale geared to supplies. voted five to two to quit attempts the north of highway 61 and West Broadway becomes the entire first precinct (Jefferson with about 540 registered voters, but the area to the south becomes the new tered voters. The two remaining precincts are stepped up, as follows: The second precinct (West End Yesterday the Senate conferees fire station) becomes the third pre- cinct, and the third precinct (the at a compromise with the House West End Recreation center) be- group. Thomas and Senator Young jcomes the fourth precinct. Republican-Herald photo Visiting Clergy And Dignitaries are shown above as they witnessed formal dedication ceremonies for the new St. Peter Martyr Priory and Novitiate on Stockton hill this morning. The master general of the Dominican order presided at the ceremonies dedicating the million-dollar novitiate for which con- struction was begun a year ago. (R.-N.D.) opposed this. Thomas said that when the ses- the national siorr ended last night the House ihad yielded on several points. This suggestion has been madej The plan last night was for the i. m v, ,3 rtf j O -LUIS ouftgcowvw uo.0 wcGAi j.iie jjiaii A' k i by those wno contend that political j senate conferees to report parties should have equal amountsjto the Senate that they were un- home. The Rev. Truman ter of Central Methodist church will officiate, and burial will be inj Woodlawn cemetery. I Mr. Donehower was born April! 34, 1881 in Richmond township and lived most of his life in Minnesota City. He was town clerk there for 15 years. Survivors are two daughters, Miss Norma Donehower, Chicago, and Mrs. Paul (Racheal) Schmidt, Min- nesota City; two brothers, A. G. Donehower, Centerville, Mian., and James H. Donehower, St. Paul; costs a half-sister, Mrs. J. I. Harrington, Homer, and five grandchildren. One son, Hollis, is dead. Yearly Bakery Sale Atlantic City, N. Ameri- cans bought more than 000 worth of bakery products last year, an all time high, Harry W. Zinsmaster, Duluth, Minn., outgo- ing chairman of the board of gov- ernors, told opening sessions of the American Bakers association con- vention here last night. Dwarf Cattle To Be Shown Fargo, N. Holter's five midget Hereford cattle will be displayed at a Fargo horse Bale tonight. And the Jamestown promoter In- vites skeptics, particularly veteri- narians and livestock buyers, to examine the tiny animals which he claims were found in a "lost canyon." Informed that livestock buyers at West Fargo said dwarf cattle were not a rarity, Holter said, "let them look at mine and I think they'll change their minds. These are not calves, they, are mature dwarf animals." Asked if he planned to charge idmission for a look at the cattle, Holter said, "I may take up a collection." able to reach agreement with the House. The changes were made over objection of First Ward Alderman William F. Holden and Second Warder Henry Parks. Alderman Holden has staunchly out of the first, which was com- (ConUnned on Pare 12, Column 5.) REDISTRICTING Representative August Andresen left, and Senator Allen J. EUender (D.-La.) confer outside a committee room in Wash- ington, D. C., last night on compromise farm price support legisla- tion. The Senate-House conference committee reached "complete agreement" late today on a bill calling for 90 per cent of parity supports next year for cotton, corn, wheat, rice and peanuts. Tobacco previously had been assured supports at this level because both the Senate and House passed bills providing it. (A-P. Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.)   

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