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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 5, 1949, Winona, Minnesota WARMER TONIGHT, SUNDAY VOLUME 49, NO. 222 SUPPORT YOUR COMMUNITY CHEST WINONA, MINNESOTA, SATURDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 5, 1949 FIVE CENTS PER COPY SIXTEEN PAGES TODAY- Nourse Successor Policy Tip By Joseph and Stewart Alsop who wants to know where the Truman ad- ministration is headed should pay very particular attention to the: name of the man President Tru- man appoints to succeed Dr. Ed- win Nourse as chairman of the rea W oman Di es o fl Two Children Rescued U.S., Britain, In Altura Farm Fire Altura, Minn. as damaging the entire story- children were snatched from what' and-a-half structure. Council of Economic Advisers. For; his name will suggest the Prob-'seemed aim0st certain death Fri-j The Cbappmans were able to able answer to a whole series of day noon when fire swept through I move a few pieces of furniture and deeply important unanswered ques-'the bedroom and kitchen of of clothing outside. Altura France Seek Strong Europe Conference Plan May Strengthen Unity of West By John M. Hijrhtower Washington Plans for a Paris meeting of American, British ed to suggest, really plug for brought theipumped dry and water was usedjand French foreign ministers stir- cr taxes? And finally how hard tots outside to safety before they from the Cletus Walch farm across red IT. S. hopes today for greater er taxes. Ana iinaiiy, _now the road. economic and political unity m Eur- will Truman really Pair Deal program: 180-year-old house about three miles) firemen battled the fire until 1 s- northeast of here. i preventing it from completely de- Some of these questions are: Will; Mr_ and jjrs> pranic the frame dwelling, the administration really slice de- returned from working in the fields! Mrs, Eva Dledrick and her three fonse expenditures sharply in the at p. m. yesterday to discover'children also live in the house, year of the Beria bomb? Will theitheir house burning. jbut the youngsters were in school administration, as a recent public year-old and three-year-old the time. Mrs D1edrick was at work statement by the President seem- dren. Rushing into the seven-room j The one cistern on the farm was fnr ior If sor _. vice-chair.nan of the council thej probable answer to the first two question is "no." And the prob- able answer to the third question is "very hard indeed." For Key- serling is the candidate of the la- bor-liberal element in the admin- istration. And he is also one of the leading figures in a continu- ing and deeply significant contest within the administration, which j President Truman has never re-j solved. THIS STRUGGLE revolves, around two conflicting economic) the road. At. one time the Chappman home destroyed the two served as the parsonage for basement entrance, as i Hebron-Moravian church. the 500 Reported Lost In Venezuelan Flood Caracas, Venezuelans searched frantical- ly today for members of their families missing since a flash flood swept through Caracas suburbs. At least 20 persons were reported dead and authorities feared the A ,t, __-i toll from yesterday's flood might run much higher. The flood, the worst and fiscal theories un tne one Venezueia-s capital in many years, caused damage estimated unoffi- hand are the economizers, who are deeply disturbed by the spectacle of mounting deficits in boom years, and whose dream is there- fore a balanced budget. The re- cently deposed Dr. Nourse was one of the most Important leaders of this group. Among his allies have been Secretary of the Treasury John Snycier, Secretary of Com- merce Charles bawyer. Presiden- tial Aide John Stfielman, Budget Director Frank Pace on some is- sues, and now apparently Defense! Secretary Louis Johnson. The economizers concentrate on two obvious methods of balancing the budget cutting expenditures and raising taxes. The trouble is that hardly anyone .believes that Larson Divorce Action Tuesday At La Crosse La Crosse, Wis. of hundreds u j t. j families living along the Larson, charged with first degree river bankSi Badio patrol cars murder in the shooting of Dr. James McLoone, has been ordered ope. American officials said the two- day conference might put new life the movement toward that in view of Secretary of State Ache-j son's apparent conviction that such) unity is urgently needed now. I As a part of this issue, Achesonj I is prepared to press for inclusion) [of the new western German state) fin the European family of nations.! He also is ready to discuss outstand-1 )ing German issues including the j controversial plant dismantling pro- gram in that light. Meeting Planned Acheson will fly to the French capital for the meeting with British Foreign Minister Bevin and French Foreign Minister Schumann. He hoped to be able to leave here j Monday night with a small group] It was Latin Americas advisers and staff assistants. The' major flood since October 1. j exact date the conference will rains and floods in Guatemala depend on the tlme of nis arrival in Paris. In announcing the conference yes- terday, the State department de- scribed it as a sequel to talks which the three Western foreign policy chiefs held in Washington and New York a few weeks ago. While the announcement did not list a specific program for the Paris meeting, it clearly indicated the nature of the talks. It did so by linking them to the recent sessions of the Council of dashed along the river, and the Organization for dwellers on the banks to Economic Co-operation cially at during the first three weeks of Oc- tober killed more than 500 persons and caused an estimated 000 of damage. A six-hour downpour yesterday brought a sudden rush of water here from the usually tiny Guaire river, which already was swollen by several days of heavy rains. Roaring flood waters swept first Sprays Of Water are played on 80-foot wooden piling at the Chicago and North Western railroad yards by Winona firemen to prevent further outbreak of combustion that sent clouds of smoke bil- lowing skyward. A grass fire is believed to have spread to the several dozen poles, fanned by fairly strong winds. Treated with a bituminous substance, the poles sent more smoke up than flames and at- tracted scores, of West End residents. The fire was under control within a mater of minutes. now is the time to raise taxes, or ,_ CQUrt Tuesdav Many of the hundreds left home-! (O.E.E.C.) in Paris, and by polnt- T-oollv appear in tiruuii, LUUI Nobel Prize For Yukawa Peps Up Japs Tokyo Japanese chests swelled today over the news that Dr. Hideki Yukawa had been awarded a Nobel prize for con- tributions to atomic physics. Japanese in all "Walks-of-life got a tremendous -lift from the an- C I. O. Resumes Task Of Ousting Red Unions Cleveland Delegates to the C.I.O. convention realized aDDarent inlurv the job of amputating their rebellious left-wing was far from ended. that new up the deficit. As for cutting expenses, the largest and most immediately painless area for slicing oosts is defense and foreign spending. has clearly vorce proceedings. less said ing was A subpoena was served on their Horrified onlookers saw whole President Truman been listening to This is suggested by his equivocal statement on higher! Mn. Ada taxes, which actually probably test.fled son last night in the La county jail where he is aw trial November 14. The court order) less amid the wreckage of their j up A.1 at By Harold W. Ward njuries Fountain Citian Hurt as Car Leaves Highway First Auto Death In Buffalo County Since June, 1948 Fountain City, Wis. A bright moon which momentarily blinded the driver of an automobile near here early this morning was j cited as the cause of Buffalo county's [first traffic fatality in nearly 17 I months. I Victim of the unusual accident I was Mrs. Alfred Wolfe, 54, route lone. Fountain City, who died in an i Arcadia hospital at a. m. today less than three hours after she had suffered internal injuries, cuts and bruises in a traffic mishap on county trunk highway G, about three miles north of here. Mrs. Wolfe was a passenger in a car driven by her son, 18-year-old Alfred Wolfe, Jr., which failed to negotiate a turn on the highway and crashed Into a concrete culvert. The accident occurred at about a. m. while Mrs. Wolfe and her three children were en route from their farm to Fountain City to attend an early morning mass. Children Cut Two daughters, Theresa Marie and Evelyn, each 'Suffered minor cuts and bruises while Alfred escaped The convention, before adjourning last night, had tossed out two unions under leftist United Electrical Workers and the Farm Equipment Workers. The two unions, with a combined membership oJ about merg- ed last week but were thrown out1 of the C.I.O. for continued defiance of major policy. The convention chartered a new union to compete with TJ. E. The C.I.O., now definitely in the right-wing column, nevertheless! may use considerable time to dis- issued by Circuit Judge Ger- houses and furniture. Boileau after being drawn up Attorney Reginald meant very little. It is also sug- csted bv something that means L a great deal-trie diction between told her he shot the physician toj death November 14, 1947. But Lar- and d counsel phm con Mrs nouncement that .the lets had perfected an atomic oomb. and his virtually simultaneous decision cut defense expenditures Iv. and cannot testifv KPVSPrliriC'S i uaa luo. jj.ii'Ci.iKH'Ai, --iti-i John Clark; !but on hls mother at tonlght as m0unting typhoon cas- ague Charles !Iowa man second men economic councillor Agriculture Secretary Brnnnan anci the Agriculture de-j Bean: and. on most issues. Proclaims dentinl counsel Clark Clifford. ?CROP Food Month THESE MF.N FIX their eyes oni Red Cross Asks Philippine Aid With 644 Dead Manila The Philippine Red person, Cross called for international help Western Europe In amplifying this, officials left no doubt that the United States considers the economic and political unity of noncommunist Europe es- sential at the present stage of Eu- mm accused of following the com- war, many Japanese have been un- certain of their ability in any field. The Tokyo newspaper Asahi sounded the tone of reaction to the first Nobel prise awarded a Ja- munist party line. New Ousters Studied The C.I.O. executive board met today to begin work on the problem. The convention handed the board the question of the eligibility of the Poland Convicts Slav Embassy Employe as Spy The youth explained that he was driving south on the county trunk road and was approaching a curve in the highway when reflected light from the moon blinded him for a moment. The car failed to make the turn and plunged into the ditch where it crashed into the concrete culvert. Less than five minutes after the mishap, a resident of a neighboring farm, Mrs. Matt Siebenaler, who was also driving to Fountain City to attend mass, passed the scene of the accident. Able to Walk Mrs. Wolfe was able to walk and ropean i 'covery, and in the light'panese by saying: ui ui of the t.ntinuing conflict between! Dr- Yukawa s tnumpn is selected by the ten left-wing the West and Russia. !only flory for Yukawa as an to sit on the board under With that in mind, speculation i vidual but the glory of Japanese araended constitution. Warsaw The Polish the Siebenaler car to be i taken to a Fountain City physician agency reported today that an em-jfoj. treatment, ploye of the Yugoslav ministry ofj After a preliminary examination communications, Milic Fountain City, Mrs. Wolfe was had pleaded guilty before a Polish'taken to the Arcadia hospital in UA Qnrl 1 nr military court to about what the Paris meeting or Japanese science andj The bar communists i charges. Siebenaler car and admitted lor espionage tnere> ghe djed at l 4-lie IVtti rpv, 'A -O I 4rl 1 the whole Japanese nation. It sor their sympathizers from seats on The sald Petrovic s trial a. m. [took American scientists two began yesterday at Katowice. (1) Strengthening of the Prove tne very theory for which juoard to expel any unions whose "Vnlr-i-iTiro and the Council of Europe, which W3S honored." !policies follow the communist, fas- political organization; and <2.) I Yukawa has been a professor of cist or other ]lne in conflict wltn jjwii ij-.nl TfC-1 f-iO r, I 1 wt O A CreaUon of or-l theoretical physics at Columbia un- Banization which would have in New York since Sep- power to make decisions on inter- lualty reports listed 644 persons dead or missing and feared dead i in the central islands. national European questions. Informed authorities here do not) exclude the chance that other is- as what to do about) Most of the casualties were re- j Yugoslavia and come ported from the Kabankalan area' jn tne big talks. I _i- -T.T_____ onn vwiinr. y of Negros island 300 miles south a higher level of national income, St. Paul A proclamation. of Manila. There the Hog river, rather than on expenditures, taxes, [designating the month of by torrential rains, overflowed and the current deficit. They argue iber as -CROP food month" in and swept through Kabankalan a that only n constantly increasing ;Minnesota was issued yesterday by. city of more than popula-. Injuries ratal t. Cloud Man's national income will permit a bal-'Governor Youngdahl. The gover anced budget, or indeed make it. nor urged citizens to observe the t'on- Worker's Infant Son Kidnaped Utica, N. Stephen Komorek, son of a C.I.O. aims. Committees to pass on the quali- fications of board nominees are ex- pected to be named today. But they would have some time to make an The physician attending Mrs. Wolfe stated that death was caused According to the report, Pelro- by an 'ntf "f hemorrhage follow- B ing s chest injury. She also suffered investigation and possibly hearings. C.I.O. President Philip Murray vie pleaded guilty to "collecting, cuts and bruises, all of information on blueprints of ma-l which were described by her physi- chinery produced by the Koscius- clan as "minor." zko foundry, data on exports to Buff the Soviet Union and the people's; democracies allowed no leeway in the case of (other and information political and social life." Petrovic, the press agency said, Buffalo County Traffic Officer stated this morn- the on first traffic fatality recorded in Buf- falo county since June 13, 1948. Mrs. Wolfe was the former Louise t U V LJ-1C OilJU, ------------------.testified he "reluctantly obeyed Feulmg, the daughter of jBea Gold, head of the fur and leath-lthe instructions" of Ante Feuling of Winona and the ier workers. Gold never has hid- L Yugoslav embassy counselorIate Henry Feuling. )den his affiliation with the Com-i described as a member of the Yug- I" addition to her mother, she is party. In fact, he had secret police, and of others.isurvived by seven children, Mar- )raded that connection before his fel-j The Yugoslav said a worker Evelyn. Theresa, Marie and The typhoon surged in to catch) St. Cloud, Minn. paper mill 'W0rker, was kid- _______ possible for the United States to month by contributing from their: the central Philippines 12 hours) Jaeger, about 50, St. Cloud, diedjnaped iast carry its tremendous burden _ ____ _ economic responsibilities. ;to CROP iChristian Rural Over-Jafter the islanders had lighted suffered last Saturday in anjted That this group also has Program) so that to burn at braves of their I automobile collision. It was St.' by man ;n a orchards, and livestock ahead of schedule. It hit at nightjin a hospital here today of in' black coat the infant's mother re- 1 1 i ff ic-lonrJaT-e: l-i o rf Ticrh n-< ini-ioc cnf IQ Qf. Sn tiirrifl V flTI man's car is indicated not only the President's dryly-worded ac- ceptance of Dr. Noursc's resigna- tion More important evidence is I Truman's onll for n S300.00u.000.0001 national income in live which is clearly clostined to be- come n major Fair Deal warcry. The figure was first! put forward by Kryserhng. This group argues that the only: way cut of deficit spending is to get' the level of production, busi-i ness activity and employment the; country had' in 1948. and then in- crease this lev01 yearly. If this; can be done, they assert, even at: the present level of taxes and ex- penditures, the budget would be about balanced in 1951. and there would be a surplus in 1952. Tin: according! to this theory, is growing unem-; ploymem, nnd greater and great-i cr deficits as the government gives; relief to the unemployed. If this) is to be avoided, national income increase at a constant rate! cf about three per cent n year, i Onlv this rate of increase can bal- ance off constantly growing pro-; ductivity of labor. The trouble is that no one seems. to have a very clear idea of how; this dream of an endlessly increas-j in1; national income is to be achiev-' cd. Equally the economizers have' no very clear idea of how their dream'of a balar-.ced budget is. to be realized without cutting the: liver and lights out cf the defense, program. Meanwhile, the Presi- dent coi.tinues tu borrow n bit of his economic program from one) side, and another bit from the oth- er. -And this system of pick and: choose, without any real national economic policy, is sure to lead to: bad trouble sooner or later, cith-j er here or abroad. j be able to feed the hungry j relatives in All Souls day cere-j Cloud's second traffic fatality build a better world. monies Tuesday. ]the year. Mrs. Henry Komorek said a man 11 with a hat down over his eyes stole [the baby from his crib near the i kitchen stove in their modest home Jin suburban Clayville. only other child, a seven low C.I.O. officials. Murray banged his gavel yester- day and announced that Gold just wasn't eligible to sit on the policy- making executive board because of the Kosciuszko foundry was paidiAlfred, Jr., all of whom reside at in coal, currency and dollars forborne; Mrs. Norbert fGcncvicve) information received. He also was Litscher and Mrs. Bernard (Arvil- quoted as asserting Yugoslav Hund, both_ of__ Fountain City, mats in Poland engaged in large I and sister M. Gabriella. his party card. illegal currency transac-1 Also surviving are several brothers Study Other Unions tions." land sisters. With the nine other union heads petrovic also admitted dis-' Funeral arrangements have not believed to follow the party line, pamphlets yet been completed. _ wasn't so easy. Each one was chal-i fajse statements attacking the The couple s i ]enged by a spokesman for a right- ;vjet Union and the people's demo- 1 ven-year-old j wing union, and Murray referred 'cracies and designed to create (son, was struck and killed by an leach one methodically to the ex-irest and favc.rmg Aversion and automobile four years ago. lecutive board. [espionage against the people's pow- State police broadcast an alarm! At first Murray indicated that the er m the press agency and patrolled roads. Woods near issues would be fought out at today the village were being searched. The 29-year-old mother told reporter she didn't "know of any reason for the kidnaping." "The only possibility would be a session of the executive board. But a later he told the delegates the board would act on the issues at an early date. The 63-year-old Murray, elected In Wisconsin money she said. She added1 to his tenth term as president of that she and her husband "haveithe C.I.O. promised officers would a new 1949 Pontiac and it has out the conventions program. Hay' rumored that we have money." Ac for ridding the C.I.O. of its Komorek, 34, "averages S100 a (pro-communist elements, Murray week in wages" as a machine tender i remarked: "This time we'll do it." at a paper plant near their home. I At other C.I.O. conventions there Mrs. Komorek said she did not I was lots of talk and no action, recognize the man who. she report-1 ed, fled with the child in a black sedan. She described him as of normal height and weight. She said she had fed the baby shortly before 11 p. m. and had put him in his crib. She then lay down' on a couch in the parlor to await her) husband's return from work. He. was on the 4 p. m. to midnight shift. I Atlanta Twins last Janu- She left the kitchen door Petrovic figured in a note the Polish government addressed to the Yugoslav embassy in early September. He had been at Chorzow August 29. Hunter Held After Terrorizing School To Mother With 9-Month Twins for him. Metropolitan Opera Star Lanritz Melchior, center, gets ready to give with the Korn Kobblers, a specialty say the least, after an appearance before a city magistrate at New York city yesterday. The Kobblers were accused of disturbing the they celebrated on a street comer after signing of a contract. Melchior testified in support of their conten- tion it wasn't was music. The charge was Wirephoto to The Republican- Herald.) Los Angeles to Have 1950 Legion Meet Indianapolis Los Angeles will be host to the 1950 national gion. Triplets this "Gosh, I hope there are no more lany time said Mrs. Thelma Gibbs, 27, of Atlanta. She was feeling fine, though, aft- er giving birth to three girls. Each as yet unamed, weighed a little more than three pounds. Her sister-in-law kept the twins when Mrs. Gibbs went to the hos- pital last night. Madison, Observance Keisterville, Pa. hunter blazing shotgun terrorized 200 school, children was today awaiting a hearing on disorderly conduct and possibly other charges. The man staggered up to the graded school in this little west- ern Pennsylvania community at noon hour yesterday. He threw of November 19 as "kid's day inlhimself on the ground and aimed Wisconsin" was asked in a procla- his shotgun at the building, mation issued by Governor Renne- bohm yesterday. He urged assistance in helping underprivileged children enjoy some of the benefits normally accruing I The hunter, identified by state to boys and girls in more fortunate police' as John McKulka, 25, of Mrs. Scott Deal, a teacher, took one frightened look and called the to 14 years into the building. circumstances. Kiwanis Internation- al instituted the activity. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and vicinity: Generally fair and warmer tonight and Sun- day. Low tonight 34 in the city, 28 in the country; high Sunday 55. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 49: minimum, 26; The Legion's national .executive! She has four other children by j precipitation, none; sun TMan-lflO-P ThPV llVPl committee today voted previous marriage. They live ly to hold the Legion's 32nd na-iwiti. her parents, tional convention in the California] The husband is a parking lot at- city October 3-12 of next year. itendant. sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at Additional weather on Page 9. keistervllle, fired a charge into the side of the school. Then he rose and forced his way into the building, falling down once as he crossed the playground. Inside the building, he lurched from room to room, waving his shotgun. Children screamed and fled the building through windows id down fire escapes. Three men living nearby over- powered the intruder. Mrs. Olive Harford, another teacher, helped one of her older pupils hold the door of her room against the intruder "I hope I never have to live through anything like this she said, shakily. "I never saw boys and girls, so frightened."