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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 28, 1949, Winona, Minnesota                              COLDER TONIGHT, THURSDAY VOLUME 49, NO. 265 WATCH THIS PAPER FOR FAN FARE WINONA, MINNESOTA, WEDNESDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 28, 1949 FIVE CENTS PER COPY EIGHTEEN PAGES TODAY- Vandenberg Bucks G.O.P. Isolationism By Joseph and Stewart Alsop Washington The President's 1950 strategy is directly keyed to his expectations of Republican be- havior, and if these expectations are correct, his strategy looks pret- ty good. It must be added that the Republicans show every sign of anx- iety to co-operate with the Presi- dent in this respect, in the complet. est manner possible. A rather violent resurgence of isolationism among the Republican majority in Congress is the first thing to expect. Fear of this has, in fact, brought Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg of Michigan back pre- maturely to his Senate duties. A rest of several months is still indicated, to assure Vandenberg's complete recovery from his recent operation. With remarkable cour- age and self-denial, the Michigan senator has ignored his doctors' advice, in order, as he hasi admit- ted to intimates, to save his party from hanging the isolationist label on itself all over again. THE SENATOR'S RECENT statement, calling for economy in foreign spending, was not what most people have in- dication of change of heart. It was, rather, a shrewd movo to conciliate bis Republican colleagues and win their ears to his advice. There are several reasons, how- ever, why Vandenberg's sacrifice may well prove fruitless. The first is the impairment of bipartisanship in foreign policy for which the White House has been responsible since the election. This process still continues. It is known, for instance, that the State department would like to rename Senator John Foster Dulles to the United States delega- tion to the United Nations. But the White House is understood on good authority to be demanding that Dul- les first pledge himself to hold aloof Irom active Republican politics. This is, of course, a violation of bipartisanship's first principles. A FURTHER, and even more Im- portant reason for the resurgence of Republican Isolationism is the campaign for re-election of Senator Robert A. Taft of Ohio. Until this session, while stoutly isolationist in his votes, the Ohio senator has been somewhat restrained from forays into the foreign policy field by the tacit understanding that this is the province of Senator Vandenberg. Now, however, Senator Taft is try- ing to make his own views of for- eign policy a central issues in the Ohio campaign, Taft has, to be sure, proclaimed what is called a "Monroe Doctrine for Europe." But he has simultane- ously denounced almost every kind ol effort to rebuild European strength or to protect Europe from aggression. His emphasis on for- eign policy in Ohio will surely re- flect itself in the Senate. An ailing Vnndenberg will have hard work beating off the assaults of an active Taft, Finally, this difficulty of Vanden- berg's will be Immeasurably in- Russ Free U. S. Relief Official Prince AJy Khan, right, raises his glass for a toast with news- men after announcing the birth of a baby princess, Yasmin, to his actress wife, Rita Hayworth, at a clinic in Lausanne, Switzerland, today. (A.P. Wirephoto via radio from Bern, Switzerland, to The Republican-Herald.) Daughter Born To Rita, Aly By Harvey Hudson Lausanne, baby princess was born today to Rita Hayworth, the glamorous red-headed movie star who married Moslem King George V Threatened to Give Up Throne 'Dictatorship' Of Lloyd George Held 'Intolerable' Prince Aly Khan last spring. London W) A London weekly said today King George V threat- ened in 1922 to quit the throne- as one of his sons actually did 14 years later. The story in The Recorder said the cause was a personality clash between the bearded king and strong-willed David Lloyd George, Welsh liberal leader who was then premier. The late Stanley who later as premier in 1936 was to usher Edward VTH out of Bucking- ham palace saved the throne for George V, the newspaper added. The Recorder said it can now "reveal for the first time" what hap- pened. Lloyd George headed a coalition government formed after the elec- tion which followed World War I. B b 6 y Uoyd George' "The prime minister was so much The baby, weighing about five and a half pounds, was born about eight jof a dictator that his a.ttitude be- hours after Rita made a! predawn dash to exclusive Montchoisi clinic, jcame intolerable; and King George The new princess' name will said: "If Lloyd George comes Vasmin, the Arabic the fragrant Jasmine flower used Of tne conservative members southern France for making per- of Lloyd George's government. fume. Prince Aly, Loss InWausau Garage Fire Wansau, Wis. Wl Roaring flames which followed a gasoline tank explosion wrecked an auto- mobile paint shop in downtown Wausau today. Four firemen and a spectator suffered minor injuries in the blaze which gutted Frank's Auto Body and Paint shop. Fire Chief Wll- bert Petzold estimated damage at about Frank Oliva, owner of the shop, was in Madison attending a rela-iworld's richest men. unshaven, haggard but smiling made the announce- ment to newsmen outside the clin- ic doors. Rita had a very tough he said but added with a smile: 'It has gone off all right. She is very tired." The prince said the birth was a natural one, delivered under gas. Rita's first daughter by a pre- vious marriage was delivered in 1944 by Caesarian section. Rita Sees Baby Yasmin was born at a.m. Princess Yasmin, with the mix- ture of four bloods in her Spanish-American from her moth- er and Iranian Italian from her father is the granddaughter of Aga Khan, spiritual leader of millions of Moslems of the Islam- ic sect and reputedly one of the creased by the pressure from thejtive's funeral when the fire broke major Republican contributors for a strong isolationist stand by their party. This is the third, and In some ways the most important rea- son, for Vandenberg's alarm. THE REPUBLICANS and con- servative Democrats may well suc- ceed temporarily in blocking the established foreign policy. The trouble is that the disastrous effects of such isolationist victories in Con- gress will almost certainly be plain out. The blaze started, firemen said, when gasoline dripping from the tank of a wrecked car caught fire. very gOOIj looking girl, but being Workmen in the building tried to ner father I can't really say so prince said his 31-year-old wife had seen the child a few min- utes after regaining consciousness. "She seemed awfully Aly said. "I myself think she is a put it out with hand extinguishers, but ran from the one-story frame structure when they were unable to halt the flames. As the men fled the building, the tank exploded. All windows and to the electorate before the voting I doors in the building were blown in November. Furthermore, in or der to put the resurgent Republican isolationists on the spot, the Presi- dent has only to stop feeding out soothing syrup, and tell the country the bleak situation. truth about the world out and Dale Aschenbrenner, 19, standing on the sidewalk, suffered facial cuts from flying glass. The structure was wrapped im- myself." The playboy prince, wearing a black suit and black tie, came out of the clinic a moment after his public relations man, Claude Pay- ot, told newsmen: "Gentlemen, will you please "At a meeting at the Carlton club, led by Stanley Baldwin, the Conservatives broke away, and in November, 1922, Bonar Law formed a Tory government. "Lloyd George never came back." Wherry Urges Truman to End Coal Dispute Washington Unless Presi- Flames Eat Away at the last of the timbers of Lee's cafe and Mel's bakery in Brewster, Minn., destroyed yesterday in a fire. At right, the blaze aproaches Steve's liquor store, which was also destroyed. (AF. Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) U. S. Recognizes New Indonesian State By Edward E. Bomar United States today formally recognized the new government of Indonesia. H. Merle Cochran was named as the first ambassador to the new republic. The White House announced that Cochran has already presented his credentials. As U S representative of the United Nations commission for Indo- nesia, Cochran had a major hand in. bringing about the agreement that created the new republic in the East Indies. Cochran has given up his U.N. post and also his post as ambassa- dor to Pakistan to take over his new duties. President Truman is appointing Edward H. Dow, Jr., of Nebraska as acting U. S. representative on the commission for Indonesia. v- This country vigorously promoted the settlement with the Netherlands which brought independence to the Weather Varies Across Nation 37-Degree Drop In Hour at Billings By The Associated Press There was a variety of weather across the nation today warm, the coal dispute, Senator Js'fltrainst So-lcold- rain- snow and windv-   Maritime c! reported today the Cunard line is planning to build a liner bigger than the Queen Eliza Jacobson Held In Hungarian Jai 112 Days Returns to U.S. Sector of Vienna; Accused as Spy G. Jacobson, American Jewish relief oll'icial ex- pelled from Hungary on spy charges, was released by Soviet troops today and returned to the American sector of Vienna. Jacobson has arrived at the Bris- tol hotel, which is used by tne American Army here. He had been jheld by the Russians at the Austro- I Hungarian border after his expul- jsion by Hungary. Jacobson was taken into custody by Soviet border guards last night shortly after he was freed from a Hungarian jail and expelled from the country yesterday. He had been held for 12 days. When he reached the border, a Soviet patrol told him his papers were not in order. U. S. officials in Vienna promptly asked the Russians to release Ja- cobson to American custody Lacked Travel Permits Informants in Hungary said Ja- cobson Jacked the necessary travel permit for going through the Rus- sian zone. A U. S. legation spokes- man here said efforts were being made to obtain the four-pover pass as quickly as possible. The 37-year-old Jacobson, direc- tor in Hungary for the American Joint Distribution Committee, had been held incommunicado in .1 Hungarian jail since December 15 on what Hungarian officials then called "suspicion of espionage circles against the Hungarian state." He was released without previous an- nouncement late yesterday and es- corted to the border. A communique from the Hungar- trans- ian minister of interior said Jacob- Ison had been expelled because "committed deeds violating the in- terests of the state and abusing the rights of foreigners here." Officials in Vienna first learned that Russian troops were hoidins Jacobson when Austrian border po- lice said he was being incom- municado there and his car was parked inside the Austrian border just 40 miles from Vienna. Others Being Held The release of Jacobson by the Hungarians offered little hope that they would set free another Ameri- can and a Briton they are holding of atlantio ship will be faster than naything presently in service. It may be powered with gas turbine engines now being developed for marine propulsion. If the keel is laid down early in 1950 she will be ready for the Southampton-New York run some time in 1954. Robert Cratf, general manager of Cunard, declined to commer.t on the rumors. Frank Dawson, deputy general manager, told newsmen he would neither con- firm nor deny them. Similar secrecy surrounded plans 25. Hobert A. 1940, and the Queen Mary, which entered service in 1936. Shipping quarters said the new Leviathan of regarded as the seas Cunard's could be reply to challenges by the United States Vogeler, a vice-president of tho International Telephone Tele- graph Company, has been held in jail since November 18. Vogeler was arrested November 18 with his British Co-Worker Ed- The government has Dakota and Upper Michigan. the America as its ace The cold air was tricky over on the AtJantiC run. xhe new ship! The rainy areas included HMland tor W New England states and iuxury trade. sabotage" western Washington. Snow fell in A is being built for ana saootage. northern Montana, northern lines, which now has Miss America Of1949Wed Status of Beauty Title to Be Decided Litchficld Park, Ariz. A for Miss Montana early today. Tempera- tures tumbled rapidly as a cold air front moved across the northern and eastern part of the state. It hit Billings, Mont., at a.m., sending the mercury from 41 above to four above in one hour. At Cutbank, Mont., the low was was 13 degrees below zero, but at Kalispell, about 60 miles away, the the united Nations good offices here yesterday on his employer's commission for Indonesia beginning strong winds were report- complaint of a shortage. Col- in mid-1948. A native of Crawfords- mor Strong winds were p RUey nt use his full power to restore full- time production of Wherry declared., "is deplorable evidence of negligence." Dr. Francis Smith, Noted Professor, Dead Philadelphia Dr. Francis J. Smith, 53, well known blind pro- fessor of neurology and a veteran of the Royal Canadian army of w.af.a. World War I, home. died today at his Cary Grant, film star, and Betsy Drake, film player, pose just before flying to friends' home in desert near Phoenix, Ariz., to be married. It was Grant's third marriage and the bride's first. Wirephoto.) Dr. Smith was professor emeritus neurology and psychiatry at the Philadelphia college of osteopathy. jHe served on the staff of the hos- pital for 17 years before retiring four years ago. He was a native of Waterloo, Iowa. Year End Edition .4s has been its custom for ftvtral years, The Repoblican- Berald will publish its annual year-end review Saturday, in- cluding general stories of what has occurred in the Winona mrea the past year and the ontlook for 1950. There will be an industrial review and a sum- mary of community achieve- ments, construction, accidents, sports and vital statistics. The edition also will review the highlights in the news for tha area snrronndinf Winona. Persons desiring extra copies of the Saturday issue are re- quested to call The Republi- can-Herald circulation depart- ment, phone 3321, before noon Saturday. ice almost continuously since 1914. Indonesia is a rich storehouse of raw materials of many kinds. If the new Republican regime is able to maintain order and encourage Fla., and Chattanooga, Tenn. The detective also quoted Riley's statement as saying he entered the __------- United States illegally from Canada Winona and vicinity: ht montns ago at international cloudy and colder tonight ing exports of petroleum, rubber, copra, sugar, coffee, tobacco, palm oil, pepper and kapok, among other products. Indonesia before Pearl Harbor major supplier of Japan, the United States, and Russia. Its ex- ports of tin and bauxite have al- ed along the cold front. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECASTS is expected to be ready in 1952. Much-Wanted Man Held in Indiana Mnncie, to- day considered disposition of a man The cold air, which wanted by the F.BI., the Immigra- extended over North Dakota and tion service and police of three Chief Mervvn peTted areVS the said Ronald RUey, 29, was mu, man _i_i__ horo Tjost.prrinv nn his emnlnversica 01 iaty. admitting checks in Jacque Mercer, the national ________ beauty queen, exchanged vows he passed fraudulent with Douglas Cook at the nondc- Phoenix, Ariz., Miami, jnomlnational community church here yesterday afternoon. They have gone steady for the past five years. The marriage was a surprise af- fair. Only last Friday the couple wants RUey on city, eight In the rural areas. Of stealing a car in Phoenix next July 4. had announced their engagement a and set the dale at the altar for Thursday afternoon 20.___ LOCAL WEATHER and driving it to Muncie. Collins said the car was recovered when Official observations for the was arrested. hours ending at 12 m. today: RUey was working here under the UUl IO Ui, fci-i-i _ iPTJl ready mounted close to prewar at Maximum, 37; minimum, of Taylor, the detective chief at noon, 37; precipitation, none; sunisaid. Federal authorities and police sets tonight at sun rises to-in the other cities where he is honeymoon last night, traveling in i _ Vile The new Mrs. Cook Is a resident of Litchfield Park. She will be 19 next month. Cook, 20, lives in Phoenix, but has been studying art University of Chicago, left on a two or three day els Additional weather on Page 3. wanted have been notified of arrest. his CANCER FUNGI FOUND By Howard W. Blakeslee, Preii Science Editor New York Discovery of fungi, tiny invisible plants, growing in cancers was an- nounced to the American As- sociation for the Advancement of Science today. The discovery is one of the most startling of this century. The cancer fungi are the same that grow all around us, in soil, food, plants and trees. They have 'been found in ev- ery cancer tested. The tests embraced 20 human cancers, including four different kinds, and 100 mice cancers. The fungi! never have been found in any healthy tissue, with one exception. They show in breasts of those species on fe- male mice which are suscep- tible to breast cancer. The discovery was report- ed by Dr. Irene Corey Diller of the Institute for Cancer Re- search, Philadelphia. She is one of the major research contribu- tors to the American Cancer so- ciety. Dr. Diller showed enlarged pictures of the fungi. One is a black fungus, common in soil and "i'ifc products, named al- tenaria. Another is grey, com- mon In the tropics, known as syncephalastrum racemosum. Dr. Diller said that how this tropical form got into Philadel- phia cancers is a mystery. There are also some com- mon yeast fungi not yet identi- fied. Dr. Dfller cautioned against accepting results so far as proof that fungi cause cancer. "A great deal more work must be she said. "A single research group could spend years exhausting the im- plications of these findings. To millions of Americans, cancer research Is a matter of tragic urgency." One queer fact has develop- ed. The tropical fungus, when taken from cancers and inject- ed into cancer susceptible strains of mice, kills the ani- mals in a few days. It doesn't cause cancer when so inject- ed, but poisons the mice. Aft- er the same fungus has been cultivated outside the bodies of. animals for some generations it gradually loses its power to cause death. In mouse leukemia, which is like the blood cancer of hu- mans, all the body organs ex- cept the heart contained a yeast-like fungus. the 1949 car given Jacque as part of her gifts for winning the Miss America title. Their destination was not disclosed. The marriage immediately touch- ed off a discussion whether Miss Mercer would be able to retain her title. At the time of the en- gagement, her mother, Mrs. Arth- ur Mercer, reported she had been informed by Miss America pageant officials it would make no differ- ence. However, at Atlantic City, Park W. Haverstick, president of the Miss America board of directors, said Miss Mercer's status would, have to be determined at a spe- cial 'directors meeting to bs call- ed in a few days. "We no longer have a Miss he said, claiming there was no precedent to follow in the case of marriage. "What action the board will take will depend on whether Miss Mercer will be able to fill her engagements between now and September." Jacque, however, said it was her intention to go on "being Miss America until my year is up." Other than that she would, make no comment.   

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