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Monroe Evening Times (Newspaper) - March 20, 1951, Monroe, Wisconsin Associated Press News and Wirephotos MONROE EVENING TIMES FIFTYTHIRD 1898 GREEN MARCH 1951 Green Countys Home Newspaper PRICE FIVE CENTS WINTER IN had packed six feet deep into cuts previously made through drifts on a country road near New erupts a wall of huge chunks before the onslaught of a powerful A weekend dropping 10 to 16 inches of snow which drifted in brisk blocked most roads in southern and western AP Wirephoto 19 Awarded A In Forensic Meet Eight From Monroe In District Test Eight Monroe high school stu seven from Brodhead and four from Milton received A ratings yesterday in the league forensic meet here and will in the district contest at Fort Atkinson April In the afternoon contests Jack Marvin received A in nonorigi nal Doris Ann Tschudy in extemporaneous Ro bert Marty in original oratory and Heidi Pfaeffli in extempor aneous Brodhead top honors went to Janet Williams in nonoriginal Claire Pierce and Col leen Ross in extemporaneous reading and Beverly Fairman in fourminute Milton Students Win Students from Milton receiv ing A ratings were Paul Green in original oratory and Robert Mansur in extemporaneous In the evening events all six contestants in nonhumorous declamatory received A Judge George Willey of the Bcloit college speech depart ment said this was the first time he had granted A ratines to all contestants in a single di They were Lyndon Viel and Donald Monroe Dianne Smith and Beverlv Brod and Charlene Manague and Bettv Virgil Wenger and Jacqueline competing in the final humorous declamations received top Jane Ten was the only other student to receive an A in this Two Receive B Other grades granted Monroe students were Joan extemporaneous a n d Patricia extempora neous Guy receiv ed B in nonoriginal oratory and Kathryn Schmerse received B in humorous Other Milton students were Charles and Richard nonoriginal oratory Kathleen and Betty extemporane ous reading Lloyd fourminute speeches Turner extemporaneous and Lois Gallagher and Gordon humorous Trading Pace Stock Prices Slump New York Trading am bled along slowly today w i t h prices slumping Bus iness was at an even slower pace than yesterdays Losses extended beyond S2 a share at the Most issues cut their loss off at less than a On the upside 75 cents was about the best most of them could Lower were Youngstown Sheet and Montgo mery Westinghouse Elec Standard Oil and Dohms Named Leader Of Examination Group Dean 547 16th av has been named leader ofi the 37mau preinduction physi cal exam group which will leave here at Thurs Charles draft board announced Freddie Winslow rural will be assistant The group will receive their examinations in Milwau kee and return here the same Second Villa Louis Ruling Orders City To Relinquish Home second ruling in six months ordering the city of Praire du Chien to turn over the Villa Louis man sion to the state historical society was on file here Circuit Judge Roland Steinle handed down the or der directing the city to deed the famous mansion to the Steinle had directed the same action last The city and society have been battling over ownership for some time with Mayor William Carroll heading the opposition to the The villa was built in 1843 by Hercules millionaire fur trader and in and deeded to Prairie du Chien in 1935 by his The citv opened it as a his torical and in 1949 the city council and mayor sign ed contracts turning the struc ture over to the society as of who became mayor last refused to sign the The city took over the property last May 12 and since has been collecting tourist New Firm Buys Furniture Mart Sale of Baumans Furniture mart on highway 11 at the west edge of the city to a new cor poration which has taken over immediate management was an nounced today by and Walter former own Operations of the which will be enlarged and are in charge of Kenneth Verley Denney and Henry These together with rep resenting the Goetz Theatres or formed the new cor Kenneth son of the Walter has been asso ciated in the mart since it opened in Henry Bauman and Verley Denney have operated the Bau man and Denney builders of specialized for the last two years in the Buri Electric building at 916 17th They will continue this specialty in the new Plans now are being made to landscape the approach to the furniture mart and to build an entire new In a 50x100 storage section will be placed at the rear of the build gin and the sales and display floor space in the mart enlarged to The mart will handle a com plete range of home furnishings and also will feature ra dios and television The new owners announced that a formal opening will be held after the expansion project is William soninlaw of the Walter now is af filiated with Baumans Ace hardware store on the south side of the He formerly was with the furniture The Walter Baumans also an nounced today that their other William will become a partner in the hard ware firm effective April Assembly Votes S4 Million Fund For Veterans Aid Transfer Okayed Milk for Cheese Rules Revamped Madison A bill trans ferring the states general fund to the Wis consin veterans postwar reha bilitation trust fund over a two year period was advanced by the assembly Action was by voice vote The assembly then referred the measure to the joint finance Transfer of the monev was urged by The bill providing for the transfer was introduced at request of the Wis consin veterans Kills Medical Plan By a 4544 the assembly killed a proposal requiring em under the state c o m pensation to post panels of specialists for medical treatment of employes injured at Names of physicians only must be posted Advanced was a bill by Lynch DGreen Bay requiring that the preamble to the state con stitution be read once a week in public school grades above the The assembly concurred in a bill providing that admissions of relief cases to Wisconsin Gener al hospital be approved bv county instead of any It also concurred in a bill to remove the S10 per day salary limit for county court The bill would leave compensa tion up to county Cheese Bill Okayed Preliminary approval was given a bill permitting use of stand ardized milk in certain It would eliminate a require ment that Muenster and limburger be made of whole There were two burning ques tions in the senate The is wasting time the copied whose bill More than one hour of debate failed to resolve either question and the senate adjourned with out consideration of one bill on its large The debate started when Schmidt DMilwaukee arose on a point of personal privilege to charge that Trinke RLake Geneva had copied a bill on rent control thatwas identical to one he and Gettelman R Milwaukee had Claims Time Wasted He claimed that the time of the legislature and hundreds of people was wasted because the bills had gone to different com mittees and were up for consid eration at different Trinke came back with the contention his bill was not iden tical to that of Gettelman and In he the sen ator from the Sixth Schmidt amended his bill to make it like mine five days after my meas ure was Both measures would provide local rent The Geltel manSchmidt bill was given a public hearing recently by the state and local government Trinkes bill is up for hearing this Gettelman sougnt unsuccess fully to have Trinkes bill with drawn entirely and then tried to get Trinkes name placed on his bill in the place of his Committees Picked For Farmers Night Committee members have been named for the tenth an nual Farmers night to be held in Turner hall March 28 under the sponsorship of the chamber of On the ushers committee are Arthur Benkert chair Frank Ernest Fred Ar thur Vernon Pet Willard Wil liam Peter Solomon and Oscar I Harvey Holland and Jerome Howe are cochairmen of the lunch Other m e m bers include Lyle Robert Archie Robert John Cran Fred Marty and Mau rice The hall committee will be in charge of Sebastian Vandenberg Has Restful Night Grand JP Arthur Vandenberg was re ported slightly more comfort able today after a relatively good his personal the sen ators condition remained Pioneer Votes Against School District Merger New Glarus The Pioneer rural school district vot ed 147 against joining the New Glarus public school district last night after the village district voted 123 for accepting the ru ral Discussions of the reorganiza tion of the Pioneer into the New Glarus public district were held before two separate ballots were The final results will be pre sented to the Green county school committee at their next meeting in ODwyer Urges War on Crime Says Costello Only One Force DENIES Direc tor Edward Rowe tugs at his collar as he demands that sen ate investigators withdraw their charges linking him to an in fluence ring with alleged white house AP Wire photo Aide to Dunham Implicates Rowe Describes Appeal For Resignation Washington UP A secre tary to RFC Director Walter Dunham has testified another director urged her 20 to rush over to the white house and give Presidential Assistant Don ald Dawson a letter of resigna tion for her Dunham was out of Florence the said Director Ed ward Rowe also proposed revis ing the customary resignation letter Dunham had with her for delivery to President Tru She gave her testimony be hind closed doors yesterday to a senate banking subcommittee whose members have complain ed they cant find the truth in conflicting stories from Dun ham and The group made it public Smoot was called as a witness because Dunham has charged that Rowe tried to get him to resign and be the goat of the senate investigation of al leged influence in RFC Rowe denied He also disput ed Smoots In addition to gathering testi mony on this the sena tors decided at their cjosed ses sion to continue their inquiry in Chairman Fulbright DArk had favored winding it up by March but the six oth er members overruled The subcommittee has charg ed that Dawson is a key figure in an influence clique it said has exerted pressures on multimil lion dollar loans by the Into what new lanes of in quiry the subcommittee will turn remained Ful bright announced the inquiry will run on for an indefinite He said Senator Murray p who has been named in the has asked and been promised a chance to testify in the extended ECUADOR LEADER DIES New JP Ba querizo former presi dent of died at New York hospital last American Troops Encounter Strong Enemy Resistance Reds Dug into Hill Positions Repulse Attacking Forces Tokyo United States troops battling northeast of Hongchon on the central Ko rean front today ran into very stiff communist Red troops fighting from well dug in hill positions hurled back an American battalion after a daylong In General MacArthur ordered a news blackout on the distance to a certain line on the Korean Correspondents were not al lowed to say specifically what this line but it obviously re fers to the politically important parallel It is one of the most rigid news restrictions placed on cor respondents since the war be Holding at Points The Eighth army said holding elements were on the line at 10 scattered points across the Patrols were known to be operating much closer to the In the action northeast of allied air and artil lery attack failed to knock out the The contested hill commands a junction of the road leading northeast of Hongchon and a lateral road running Much enemy activity has report ed on both roads during the last two Elsewhere on the central front allied troops advanced against increasing enemy An armored patrol advancing on Chunchon met some mortar and small arms fire from Chi nese rear Allied officers add they still believe the city will fall without a Chun chon was once the Chinese head quarters in South It is eight miles south of the old between North and S6uth Meet Heavy Fire North of Seoul on the western front American units ran into heavy small mortar and artillery The resistance was south of The exact location was not In Seoul itself mines were be ing cleared from the streets and roadways while the rice rations were doled out to long lines of On the west central front Rok Republic of Korea soldiers led the allied AP Corres pondent William Barnard said the South Koreans made the deepest penetration of com munist Activity on the eastcentral front was confined to patrol NORTHBOUND light tank of the First Cavalry di vision is framed by wrecked bridge as it fords a swollen stream on Koreas central The vehicle formed part of a recon naisance task force moving into former red supply cen AP Rent Control Bill Sent to President Washington JP Congress has sent to President Truman a bill extending federal rent con trol in some communities for 90 days past March Action on the administration backed measure was completed yesterday by a voice vote in the The 90day bill affects communities which have not vot ed locally to discontinue rent con Examiners Report Ready Federal Jurisdiction Asked For Power Units in Washington exami ner for the power commission recommended yesterday that the commission take jurisdic tion over certain activities of two They are the Interstate Light and Power and the Wisconsin Power and Light Examiner Glen Law pro posed that Interstate be requir ed to file its rate schedules for the period to June for electric service to Cuba Hazel Green and Shullsburg and the Wiscon sin Power and Light Law also proposed that Wis consin Power be required to file schedules for service to the four Wisconsin communities and to any other town or utility serv ed with electric energy it ob tains in If the commission approves the examiners recommendation both Interstate and Wisconsin which acquired the fa cilities involved last June would have to file the rate sche dules within 60 The examiner recommended denial of a request by the com missions staff counsel that the records involved be sent to the attorney general for criminal The commission ordered In terstate in to show why it should not be found subject to commission jurisdic tion through dealings in inter state The examiner said the facili ties involve transmission lines in Illinois and and the sales are of electric energy at wholesale in interstate com he these sales have repeatedly been held not subject to regula tion by state It appears obvious that such not subject to state regu were intended by con to be made subject to the jurisdiction of this commis Law District Ballots On School Bonds 400 Electors Vote Here Up to 2 Nearly 400 electors had cast their ballots by 2 today in the Monroe joint school district building bond issue re Balloting opened in the L i n coln gymnasium at 7 and will continue until 8 Voting was on a straight yes or no question on the isue which would finance ad ditions and improvements to grade school First elector to vote was George 2278 8th husband of the chairman of the Citizens committee which worked actively for support of the Paul Snowden who had requested ambulance transport from Clare hospital to the school so he could ballot in favor of the plan was obliged to cast an absentee ballot Snowdens who performed an operation on his spine vetoed the idea in view of the chilly Balloting got off to a slow start this morning and only a lit tle over 200 had visited the polls by The rate of voting pick ed up momentum gradually af ter that and it was anticipated the total would pass before the polls Election clerks serving at the polls were Walter Myron Ralph Lindsay and Leo and Floyd Deininger and Fred Mey It was expected that results of the referendum will be known shortly after the 8 closing since the tabulation will be The district ballot involved plans for expanding East and South repairs to present buildings and improvements to North All are planned with a view of easing overcrowd ed conditions at the grade build Spring Due Here On Calendar Only Today is the last day of win but spring will be apparent only on the The new season begins offi cially at but Green county residents shiv ered under temperatures be tween six and 18 degrees this morning with wintry winds add ing to Other parts of Wisconsin were shoveling out from under the deepest snow cover of the year following the weekend Mercury readings over most of the midwest today were 15 to 25 degrees below A rising temperature trend is expected Thursday and will con tinue over next weekend except for a brief period of rain or snow Tomorrows high is expected to be 20 to 24 de Harvey To Testfy Before Grand Jury On Argonne Chicago Paul radioTV news will have an opportunity to testify before a grand jury investigating his entry to the grounds of the Argonne atomic laboratory the early morning hours of Otto Kerner dis trict today granted a request by Harveys lawyers that he be permitted to tell the jurors his side of the in Fred Busbey RH said yesterday that Harveys unauthorized entry to the grounds of the Argonne atomic laboratory was made as a test of physical The radioTV news com mentator was seized by labo ratory guards after he scaled a 10foot fence the night of He was released from fed eral custody a short time lat but the government went before a federal grand jury yesterday to seek an indict ment against Capital of Iran Gets Martial Law Iran IP Martial law was proclaimed in Tehran Shah Mohammed Reza Pah levi took the drastic step in a move to suppress the terror which has brought the assassi nation of Americansupported Premier AH Razmara March 7 and the shooting of the deputy chancellor of Tehran Abdul Sixhour strike of the tele graph workers ended when the government paid them the wag es which had not been given them for their last months work Irans completed action on parliamen tary approval for nationaliza tion of the Britishcontrolled An gloIranian Oil Four hours after the martial law was a column of eight tanks rumbled down one of the citys main streets and past the which has been the scene of demon strations against SCIENTISTS BANNED East Germany banned practice of the Christian1 Science religion Offices and meeting places of Christian Scientists were closed and literature seized by the peo ples Cheese Groups Air Rindless Swiss Plan Rindless Swiss cheese manu facture was discussed yesterday afternoon at Turner hall by di rectors of both the Wisconsin Swiss and Limburger Cheese Producers and the Cheese Pro ducers Marketing Two representatives of the state department of agriculture were present Wilbur and Merrill Directors of the Swiss and Limburger Producers are to serve on the policy board of the combined group and dealers may participate in the rindless Swiss CHEESE TRADE DULL JP Federal State market news service repprt ed today Wisconsin American j cheese market weak trade dull I demand Selling state assembly L single daisies 40V44U4 longhorns 42 square prints midgets Terms Influence On Tammany Hall Leaders Sinister Ambassador Soys Underworld Gains Growing Power New York fP Racketeer Frank Costello was only one of the sinister influences on Tammany former Mavor William ODwyer told senate crime investigators There were stiul now ambassador to The former declaring that a national empire of crime is spreading in this coun urged that the government set aside to 000 for a continuing battle against Knew of His Power Questioned about the polici cal power of alleged vice overlord in the ODwyer said that all the years he knew the gambler wielded influence over the his toric Manhattan democratic or slated to testify again later has admitted he had intimate friends in Tam and used them to push his friends to ODwyer testified that wide spread crime in America is in and will continue to do so until money is appropriat ed to pay for a continuing in There is a national crime empire he and it will get stronger if it isnt who has clashed heatedly with the senate com mittee during two days onthe witness paused in his testimony today to praise it for doing what he called a mar velous Doubts Local Power Bigtime rackets cant be curbed the exm a y o r in demanding the permanent federal As long as people want to bet twenty billions of he and as long as youve got information racing sheets and newspapers giving full publicity and full in formation to that you have something that is not en tirely Youve got something that is national and until we get help from the national government in shutting it were in trouble ODwyer told the com mittee he did not believe big scale bookmaking could exist without police He added that he believed such largescale bookmaking does exist in Asked which he believed to be the largest bookmaking opera ODwyer said he believed it was operated by Frank Erick head of a a year bookie now is serving a twoyear term on bookmaking He also las been a witness before the committee but refused to an swer many Depended on Police ODwyer said he depended on police commissioner and chief investigators to investigate He named Chief Mag istrate John form er commissioner of investiga as one of the men he up pointed to this Murtagh testified yesterday of efforts to stamp out ODwyer insisted it was quite impossible for the man at city hall to follow every de tail concerning the suppression of gambling in the Dewey acknowledged re ceipt of an invitation by Estes Kefauver DTenn that he come to New York to testify about gambling at Saratoga and about de ported Vice King Charles Lucky who is instead in vited the committee to Albany to hear his views on organized The committee replied hat it had no intention of jour neying to the New York state in his fifth appear ance on the witness testi ied that a word here and there by him helped the late Michael Kennedy become Tammany hall chief in BELGIUM HONOE8 OBDEB Belgian government Monday night con ferred the order of the crown on the head of the Norbertine or der in the United Louis Belgian consul presented the decoration to Abbot Pen nings at Norbert
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