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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 5, 1950, Winona, Minnesota                              COLD TONIGHT, WARMER FRIDAY READ FAN FARE ON SPORTS PAGE VOLUME 49, NO. 271 WINONA, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY EVENING, JANUARY 5, 1950 FIVE CENTS PER COPY TWENTY PAGES 'Hands Off Formosan Policy Set U. S. Deficit Of 4 Billion Dollars Seen Estimated Based On Budget of 42 Billion Dollars By William F. Arbogast Washington Wl Facing pro- spects of a presi-l dential budget request, G.O.P.j lawmakers raised a call for Demo- 1 cratlc help today to get the govern- ment out of the red. They protested that expected In- come from taxes in the 1951 fiscal year will fall at least 000 short of meeting the budget figure disclosed yesterday byj House Speaker Rayburn With some help from the Dem-j ocrats, they said, they can notj only trim expenses enough to ance the budget for the 12 months; starting next July 1, but might) even save enough money for a payment on the national debt. All that, they made clear, can be accomplished without even the! "moderate" tax increase asked by President Truman in his State! of the Union message yesterday, j Democrats Listening There were signs that Demo- crats were listening with an at- tentive ear. Representative Hall e c k (R.- who was majority leader of the 80th Congress, put the G.O.P. case this way: "Not since the Republican 80th Congress cut expenses and madej a payment on the national debt have we had a sensible fiscal pro- gram. "We can cut the President's budget not only enough to prevent a deficit but enough to make a payment, even a small one, on the national debt. "Being in the minority now, the Republicans can't do it alone, but Quick Death Indicated for Six Of President Truman's Proposals Social Security Expansion Seems Sure of Passage By Jack Bell Washington Congress met the conciliatory tone of President! Highway Depf. Submits Pact On Dredging Will Pay for Fill For New 61 Across Lake The Minnesota department Shiver In Freezing Weather By The Auoeteted FreM Winter's elements dealt damaging blows over wide areas from south- em California into Dixieland today. A blast of BUbJreezing weather further endangered the multl- million dollar citrus and vegetable crops In Southern California. Scores of families were made' homeless by floods In parts of In- diana, Illinois and Kentucky. Bitter cold continued over most of the Midwest. The Arctic belt extended from Montana into Iowa irts of the region. joiquick death for at least half a highways has submitted an agree- along with rain dozen of his proposals. ment to the city for and some'snow spread fromj In a surprising surge toward the dredging of Lake Winona. I the Midwest eastward to the budget balancing, the election_-j Forwardtag Of this agreement I palachians. Temperatures tumbled ______________ 7f a 'f the "oTo ate" tax increase and apparently which the state will pay for dred- and southward to below shoved it to the head of the listjgjng a portion of the Lake Winona Memphis In the Mississippi valley, marked for rejection in this ses- project, particularly It looked like the end of the un- sion. Out of a cascade of reaction to the President's message yesterday came clear indications that impor- tant members of both parties will 11 f p I rl'lftalf After 11 Below usable In constructing the new tant members ot DOM parjes wiu route fo mgflway 61 on the south okay continued red ink spending movesI shore. accompanying the only if drastic economy then reluctantly. [shore. Estimates Similarly, Congress members In proposed agreement indicate that a position to act said in about as I rouch as cubic yards of Arkansas' Greatest manhunt ended at Little Hock last night with James Perry Williams, 29, and Jack Eheuark, 22, riddled by possemen. Williams, leader of the Tucker prison farm break, is sup- ported by Arkansas Trooper Ed Blackard. State Police Lieutenant H. B. Peterson, with rifle, looks on, The convicts are lying on sleet covered ground. Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) I believe there are enough Demo- crats who feel the same way to give us a majority." The size of the sum Mr. Truman; Start on U. S. Health Program Advocated Washington By Oliver W. De Wolf Supporters of the administration's compulsory the government lor toe issi iiscaii clear that they intend to keep year was given yesterday by Ray-jnghtlng for it, even though it may burn at a news conference as "a take a long time. health Insurance program mapped plans today for a long-range cam- paign to get it piece by piece, if necessary. They agreed with opponents of the proposal that -Its prospects for passage at this session of Congress are extremely slim. But they made little above He added that a cut Is In store for foreign spend- ing and national defense, to be off- AllK CtllU. set in part a mains the same. In this vein, some of the sen- ators backing the program even talked of a possible compromlse-r-l as long as the "principle" re-! boost in domestic outlays. New Peacetime High also said the budget President Truman set the tone for those who favor the plan in his State of the Union message yester- Rayburn _ proposal will be a day. He mentioned the program cut under this year, but it would-only briefly in the single be a new'peacetime high for which he devoted to the initial spending proposal, toppingmeed for improving the nations the program Mr. Truman laid down at the opening health. He said there are "immense op- Marshall Plan Funds fo Be Cut 25 Per Cent Washington. Western Euro- pean countries have been warned JL 1 Uilitili f- --u JIB Mid C O.t G- I i i I HIT of Congress last only to p0rtunlties to extend to more ofjto expect a 25 per cent cut in Mar- ,__ Qur pe0pie the benefits of thejshall plan aid next year. amazing advances in medical find later he had underestimated by _____o Of the four budgets Mr. Truman science_ ____a_ has sent Congress since he h made a d begm. came president all but the one expanding our hospitals, he delivered in January, 1947, B to remedy the underestimates of muM, b nnrt actual spending totals. .shortages of doctors, nurses and J public health services, and to es- 1 of be military outlays, figured to go ances which will Amer- above in comparison lcansir -u alluiu with this year. CIlre- Over all defense costs will be! Senator Hunt a den- swollen further by stockpiling. quickly interpreted Mr Tru- man's language as a retreat from the compulsory plan which the ad- ministration sent to Congress last session. But Senators Pepper (D.-Fla.) and Humphrey both Northern Pacific Trains Derailed And they may get even less If they do not follow American re- covery recommendations. Richard M. Bissell, assistant J iT- i. il_ Tl dO .LSU.VVJW WL many words that the President s hydraulio fill may be The layout of the route indicatesj peal the Brann'an farm plan, meS that the highway department is I ical insurance and- the St. Law- Planning the project in two stages: rence seaway will go on the shelf Stage No 1 involves one road- in prospect for the gulf states, Florida and the South Atlantic states, Driving Hazardous Rain and sleet over the Ohio and Mississippi valleys created hazardous driving conditions. The for this session. To Continue Foreign Aid There was an apparently clear way, stage No. 2 a four-lane, di- vided highway. Detailed plans for the dredging road for (1) Expansion of social have not yet been completed by security coverage and benefits the department, but, it is under- and 1.2) Continuation on a re-1 stood, that work on them is pro- duced economic and mil-! ceeding. itary aid to noncommunist coun- they are received, they] tries abroad. There the list of certainties end- ed, [beautification, City Engineer W. Lawmakers lumped in thejo. Cribbs said, doubtful category the presidential, boardj which haj. 60 Below Stockholm, Sweden The temperature skidded to 60 degrees below zero today, press reports said, In the village of Alvros in central Sweden. blustery weather was expected to of Pennsylvania proposals for middle-income hous- ing aid, continuation of rent con- trol, expansion of displaced per- sons admissions, aid to education and the "point four" program of economic help for the world's backward areas. They gave even less chance of passage to an international trade organization resolution and the President's civil rights program. In his mildly-phrased message, the President didn't expand his "Fair Deal" but asked for action only on things he has talked about before. Republicans met this Immediate- ly with a scorching statement, signed by 100 House G.O.P. mem- bers, accusing the President of committing himself "to the even- tual socialization of the elimination of i American competitive system." Taft Cites Inconsistencies Senator Taft of Ohio, who heads the Senate G.O.P, policy commit- tee said Mr. Truman was incon- sistent in lauding free enterprise and at the same time advocating "measures which would destroy privileges to la- bor union bosses, the compulsory medical plan, the Brannan farm controls and increased taxes." Even Mr. Truman's appeal for will he co-ordinated with the park-jana West Virginia and western recreation board's plans for nd by tonight or Friday. rUtTT TTncH Tl wr j ,7 The subfreezing weather caused of Cal- Early surveys indicated dredging this spring. The agreement will be submitted to the city council January 16. Mayo Clinic To Build New 10-Story Unit SSS---JS3MB deputy administrator of amount" of new available in addition to _____- monies, has aiming to not com- [pare to the losses, amounting to millions of dollars, suffered last) January by a record freeze. Yes-j terday's subfreezing weather caused j heavy damage to tomatoes, wlthi total loss in some areas. Volunteer National Guardsmen and the Red Cross rushed emer- gency aid to flooded areas In east central and southern Illinois. Schools in some communities were closed. At Indianapolis, Governor Henry F. Schricker alerted the National Guard for possible service as ma- jor floods over the full length of I the Wabash and White rivers were predicted by Weather bureau of- ficials. Heavy rains over the past sev-i eral days have sent the rivers and! creeks in Indiana and Illinois over) their banks. The mercury dropped to a low] of near zero in northwestern kansas as the cold air mass spread into the south. Temperatures fell) from 20 to 40 degrees from their high marks of 3resterday. The cold, with rain and sleet and some snow, extended from Arkansas and Ken- tucky into Tennessee, northern It w low. It around it'll be warm- er tomorrow. The weatherman thinks it it may get as warm as 20 above tomorrow afternoon, and with it he expects cloudy weather and light snow. He doesn't foresee any heavy snowfall. The reason: The area seems unable to attract moisture up from the South; too cold, the weatherman adds. It was a lot colder other places last night. Bemidji had 29 below, International Falls 27 below, St. Cloud 24 below, the Twin Cities and Duluth 16 below, the La Crosse airport below, Spencer, Iowa 22 below. Mason City, Iowa 17 below. Doctor Pleads Innocent on Slaying Charge diagnostic unit which will more than double the floor space of its present two clinic buildings. The structure will be 10 stories high and will cost approximately Construction is to begin next Au- gust 1. The building is to Se com- pleted in three or four years. It will be of contemporary design, permitting addition of more floors as needed. The type of exterior materials remains to be decided. The building will be erected on a block-square site across Second been ___ He did not say how much money (commented: Congress will be asked to provide j -The President said he wants a for year Manchester, N. H. (J! Dr. par East. U.S. to Avoid China Conflict, Truman Hopes President Pledges Economic Aid To Nationalists Tru- man today declared an American hands off policy toward the Chinese island of Formosa. In a news conference statement, he said the United States has no de- sire to use its armed forces there or become involved "in the civil con- flict in China." He made clear the only help Chi- ang Kai-shek's government In For- mosa can expect from the United States is continuing economic aid. Mr. Truman said: "The United States has no preda- i tory designs' on Formosa or on any other Chinese territory. "The United States government will not pursue a course which will lead to involvement in the civil con- flict in China. "The United States government will not provide military aid or ad- vice to Chinese forces on Formosa. The United States government proposes to continue under existing legislative authority the present ECA program of economic assis- tance." Controversy Mr. Truman's declaration followed weeks of growing controversy at the Capitol over policy toward Formosa. Some Republicans among them Former President Herbert Hoover and Senator Taft of urged that the United States use its Navy, if necessary, to keep the Chi- nese communists from gaining For- mosa. The big Island, lying about 100 miles off the Chinese mainland, is the last stronghold of the Chinese Nationalists. Mr. Truman's statement followed a, meeting of the national security council last Thursday at which a general policy to this effect evident- ly was agreed upon by the chief executive and his top foreign policy and military advisers. Chlanr In Danfer State department officials see very little chance that Chiang and his forces will be able to hold Formosa for very long. They consider very great the danger of an internal 'breakdown, opening the door to communist conquest. Republican senators have assailed administration handling of Far Eastern affairs as "blundering." They have reinforced their criticism with demands for varying degrees of mil- itary force to help Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek keep the Island out of Chinese communist hands. The President departed from the text of his State of the Union mes- sage yesterday to throw in a round of praise for those backing the bi- partisan foreign policy. But this didn't satisfy a group of Republicans led by Senator Know- land of California. They still insist on a "full review" of policy in the Hermann N. Sander today pleaded Despite this heavy pressure, ad- ----------innocent in a loud voice to an in-ministration officials withheld Alabama, Mississippi and Louisi- dictment charging first degree public statement of their views on in the so-called mercylthe Formosa problem, pending a of an incurable cancer final determination of the govern- ment's position. Power Prop-am Aid The President said today he Is ana. Ice blanketed Arkansas fromi murder west to east. Two brothers were; slaying drowned in the icy Spring patient. near Walnut Ridge, Ark.___j state to his freedom in Nortn and Part of central Texas! pending trial under a continuance bond with the stipula- tion" The appropriation for the cur- rent year was A 25 per cent cut would reduce that amount to Senator Mlllikin Republican on the finance com- mittee, predicted flatly there will be no new taxes. He called for re- huge nected with the present buildings by a broad -underground con- Bissell said only Greece would be exempt from the proposed duction in U. S. spending. That: budget which strong advocates of the compul- sory insurance program, dis- agreed. AU spoke out in separate Willmar, Minn. Three rail- interviews. road men were injured last night: 1Tm [hat the President in the reaj-end collision of not reiterate his requests forjnomy by civil war. freight trains near the 15th street natjonai compulsory health Bissell also said ECA crossing here. Hunt said. "I soon he called a "new approach" The locomotive nnd tender of one introduce a bill that could carryjto the question of alloting funds. of the Great Northern trains his proposals in this speech." j This plan would penalize countries derailed. Seven box cars and the. Humphrey acknowledged do not follow ECA I caboose of the other were Truman did not mention com-jfor recovery, probably by reducm? jBnilOF rain belt from central New York will house The new structure will be used i talus' a8 a diagnostic eight separate nation, he said, needs heavy Lucas because of the damage to her the first conterence pregent diagnostic a free for I erected in 1929, will be devoted to I a, IlUt ,____t____4_ _c i legislative ram DBH, from practice was over state southwestward through Ten-, Qf counsel be. valley and the freezing rain sleet or snow in an area one to 200 i miles wide from central Ohio Democratic senators today what an aide termed of the !southwestward to southern Arkan- without prejudice in the Wyman told the court. Dr. Sander stood erect and show- working on a program to provide the public power a news confer- to develop and power But he will never agree to develop _ __ the power project as a separate pro- whole 'I assume this agreement Benefit of the St. tn fnfitro Jjawrence prujci-u The mercury tumbled to 26 de- ishrd. The injured men are Engineer Peterson of Wi'lmar, who portent of it." pulsory health insurance by flow of dollars they will re- but said: "I gathered that'ceive. i The ECA official said the -----._-., ,.no {inal de. face laceration? and bruises; Fire-j pepper said he interpreted the agency has reached man Monte Ferguson of St. Cloud.'SDeech as a "reaffirmation" of Mr. cislon" on whether to ask Congress jor an extension of the China aid who was bruised: and T. J. Casey of Willmar, whose was cut. Peterson and Ferguson were hurt; when they pumped from the cab of the engine hauling the Water- town local freight shortly before it plowed into the rear end of the Breckenridge freight. Casey thing 011 the first bite. Agrees fo Move 'Bands Off Mines President Truman indicated at _. _____ ...____ ,the news conference that he is ed no emotion while Court Clerk 'sticking to his hands off policy in Arthur S. Healy read the indict- the coal situation. Other subzero marks were ment charging the country doctor: therapeutics de- will be centered college. Several partments also there. The clinic's oldest building, put up in 1914, will be used for clinical and research laboratories. Dr. A. R. Barnes, chairman of Minnesota, and parts of Iowa and Wisconsin. There was some moderation in the Dakotas. All main roads were open in Min- nesota and the Dakotas. New records for the date were set in many eastern cities yester- as temperatures climbed to nounced the plans. He said Stocke Rummer readtag But the previous position. Mike Varga The Florida senator said tends the deadline. compromise by saying: Because of communist control of You don't have to swallow the higher wages. This caused tenants Breckenridge ireigni. uasey thing 011 me nrsi cue. iijuiE uiajumuu union coal riding in the caboose of the Water-lthe other side wants to be reason-iECA aid Is restricted to the na- aU sorts ol town train and was the victim we'll meet them half way." tionaUst-held island of Formosa, drivers- for instance, reiuseo. w the impact. Humphrey also expressed will- Conductor Barney Knudsen and ingness to start out the program Brakeman M. E. Flick, both of a limited way. mar. were ridinp: the caboose of thej But like Pepper, he stressed Breckenridpe train. They jumped to; that he is "not retreating from the safety before the other train; principle of compulsory health in- rammed it. Thty escaped injury, jsurance one iota." Bissell ;said. deliver fuel. The janitor agreed in court Wed- Dr. J. C. McKinley Dead at Minneapolis Minneapolis Dr. John g .LUC JU111IAJ1 l" lUlnnCapOilS ij'JIU1 nesday to give up his apartment McKinley, professor emer- March 1 as a compromise of neuroi0gy and psychiatry TY WrN I fl UlV ment to an eviction suit brought at tne -rjniycrsity of Minnesota died FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and vicinity: Fair and day by C. L. Harding. Northern Pa- by the building's owner. But Varga's Tuesday night at his home. He was attorney said this would not end efforts of the Serv- mittee told a reporter that he Soueht the President had a "whole health cific trainmaster here. Harding reported today that threes mended cars arid a caboose on N.P. freight'gram." train No. 781. Jamestown to h e continued, were derailed at S a. m. this morn-S "the whole, program will go i janitor job at the apartment. the city. -10 in the country. pro-i61" Tltn snow likely Friday P 'night. Highest Friday afternoon 20. Ren Marcus LOCAL WEATHER C Official observations for the 24 ing three miles north of Pingrse. jthrough, but piecemeal form." Cause of the derailment has not! Prior to Mr. Truman's message. hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 9; J yet been determined, Harding said J Democratic Leader Lucas 4; precipitation, none: sun No one was injured. A wrecker was had told reporters he did not tonight at sun rises to- being sent from here to clear would pass a compul- morrow at track. isory health plan this session. Additional weather on page 11. Green Bay, Wis. Ben L. Marcus, state motor vehicle com- missioner, is ill with pneumonia in a Green Bay hospital. Attendants reported he rested well Wednesday night. Marcus became ill after driving here from Park Falls. Asbury Park, N. J. Portland's slaying case, said today that died was 64 and Newark reported a rec- such pity would "lead to madnsss." 58 years old. A native of Duluth, Dr. McKinley took his professional training at the University of Minnesota and be- came head of the department of neurology and psychiatry when it was established in 1943. He retired in 1945, after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage. He was secretary treasurer of the Minnesota board of examiners in the basic sciences from 1931 to 1945. Survivors are his widow, three daughters, a son and four grand- children. delphia and 62.2 in New York ci- ty. Baltimore basked in a sum- mery 70 and Huntington, W. Va-, reported a record 75. Lilacs bloomed out of season In Maine and Massachusetts and girls went swimming in the sea as He had no comment on a reported "Feloniously, wilfully and of his appeal from St. Louis urging him to malice aforethought did Inject ten'use his full authority to bring about cubic centimeters of air in close 1 full operation of the mines. succession into the veins of Mrs. Abbie Borroto, his cancer pa- tient. Long before the physician en- The appeal, a reporter said, was made by a St. Louis citizens fuel committee and the St. Louis Retail Coal Dealers association. .Ljuiig ueitire uie pnyaitiaii en- tered the second floor superior The President said he had not courtroom with his wife and two seen the message. mal the wife Manchester oil salesman. Vatican Deplores 'Mercy' Implication Vatican Vatican's newspaper, Osservatore Romano, commenting on New Hampshire's a "TWO big" operator groups yesterday joined other major associations in asking Robert N. Denham, general counsel of the National Labor Rela- tions board, to seek a court injunc- tion. The mine owners want a court or- der directing Lewis to put his Unit- ed Mine Workers back on a full work week and to stop alleged un- fair labor practices. The miners ord 67 reading. Even New Hamp- "where would it all end? Where Inow are working three days a week shire's Mount Washington, the highest peak in the northeastern part of the country, had a touch of spring with temperatures of 42. Faribault Building Permits Faribanlt, Minn. Building permits issued in Faribault last year totaled A total of 113 were granted, 63 of them for new dwel- lings. are we coming? asked Osservatore. I on Lewis' instructions. The declaration of innocence by Dr. Hermann Sander, charged with first degree murder for taking the life of a patient, "is said the Vatican newspaper. H Quotidlano, organ of Italy's Catholic Action organization also commented on the case. It said that "killing an. Invalid to put an end to his pain is always murder even if the patient consents. "The Influential Catholic newspaper said 'Christian morality is opposed to Warehouse Fire Roasts Potatoes Halstad, Minn. Nearly 000 bushels of potatoes were roast- ed In a fire which hit the Sulerud Brothers produce warehouse yes- terday. Loss to the building and William C. Olson, own- er of the spuds, said they were worth   

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