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Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - December 19, 1946, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin THE WEATHER For Cloudy and er tonight and tight mow in the Local weather for 24 hours preceding 7 a. Maximum 11; minimum Tribune THE TRIBUNE W 1 LL YOUR AD F OR PHONE 7. Thirty-Third Taft Urges Price and Wage Truce Senator Taft today called on business to keep prices down and on labor to refrain from wage demands to avoid any possible eco- nomic recession in 1947. who heads the ing Republican steering committee of the told a reporter he thinks President Truman's economic advisers should have placed more stress in their first annual report on the of labor and management to keep prices and wages in who made the report public at his news conference said he doesn't agree with his that there Wisconsin Single Copy Five Cents may be a in business next The outlook for the country is good and will continue to be the chief executive told a if we can just get people to stay at He added that nobody wants any strikes at that he didn't think any of the recent ones were i The president said he will make recommendations to con- gress on legislation to carry-out the proposals of his who that a more than ordinarily favorable outlook for jobs and duction in the next few years ought not to lull government officials to a When a reporter remarked the economic council's report ed to indicate not much legislation would be necessary next man said he was glad to hear Taft said he saw nothing in the report requiring immediate con- gressional although he has in- he will support actively some changes in the laws regulating labor-management New British Plan To Control Nationalize Rails 1 i preparing to take over the country's railway system as a nationalized an- new plans today to boss Britain's Legislation just introduced will authorize extensive supervision of and guarantee prices for many It provides the ment can take away the farmers who refuse to abide by official advice on how to grow The is part of the mentary social and industrial promised by the Labor party in 1945. Although a White Paper issued with copies of the did not mention another reason for the drive toward greater food was the husbanding of British foreign exchange much of larly now is spent for imported Technological and mechanical improvements in fanning methods will be offered to landowners and tenants through a nationwide agricultural advisory For those who won't take the government's advice the the minister to place them under to issue di- rections to and if to dispossess ownership of ways was virtually assured by a 362-204 vote oh second reading of the nationalization measure in the commons last While the measure still faces a third reading in Steel Union Lists Demands Pittsburgh Steelworkers chieftains day to on 1947-conteact demands Claim Iranian Troops Killed 6QO in Tabriz Tass dispatch from Tabriz today that Iranian government troops slain hundreds in Azerbaijan province in last few days and had connived in attacks upon Soviet institutions and In Tabriz Tass more than 600 persons have been killed and 300 arrested by the dispatched to Azerbaijan for the announced pose of maintaining order during the forthcoming parliamentary The dispatch added that by elements hostile to the Soviet Union and under the protection of Colonel bandits have en also attacking Soviet and Soviet citizens in It wasj the first be made by Moscow against the some time next will amount to little more than a for- under the usual tary The vote last night climaxed three days of debate which the government's program was bitterly assailed by the Conservative backed by a number of and Anthony Britain's wartime foreign concluded the Conservative attack upon the sure by declaring that its passage would be less than a jor national He asserted that the only justification for the would be greater operating and lower but de- clared the government had failed to show how this result could be Herbert president the replied that the which also will bring trucking and other forms of commercial transport under government permit bold and con- program of transport de- Loan Used To Induce China Pact United States dangled an untouched credit before the ment and people of China today as an inducement to establish peace and unity in that land of civil In what he termed a reiteration and clarification of this ment's policy toward dent Truman said yesterday the United States still believes it is of importance to world that there be a united and tic Ahd Truman told he hopes the credit to China has not been But he said he did not wish to make a definite statement on whether it is in May Hold Loan Diplomatic experts figured he meant that this government is going to hold back the ex- bank loan to China un- til all threats to world stability there are None of the has been and Truman emphasized that extension of actual credits would have to be based upon the American government's policy toward In Nanking government officials declined today to comment on dent Truman's ed States policy toward China but Communist spokesman Wang Nan peace in China would help the establishment of Bilbo Lashes at Former Aide as peace throughout the Leave America to show lie a at general wage and policy an all-day session the United 174- mah committee ed a list of some 16 con- tract The demands ered an pay a guaranteed minimum weekly paid extra wages for Sunday and union and Representatives of the unionists also served notice on the industry they will insist white collar workers receive the same basic wage rate as just under an GIO President Philip who also heads the steelworkers announced the new objectives and said only that the requested increase would represent a President To Spend Christmas Day at Home Washington President Truman will fry to on Christmas day for a 24-hour stay with his family The i White detailing the chief executives Christmas said today Truman's five-minute Christmas eve message to the to be broadcast over all jor will be delivered at Tuesday afternoon in tion with the traditional ing ceremonies on the south lawn of the White Mrs. Truman and their left by train last night for Missouri and will remain there through the s provincial government in jan week to permit tral government troops to enter the a short-lived the purpose of ing Premier said in Tehran yesterday he hoped the tary elections could Veterans Request Reconsideration On McMurray Case Madison The University of Wisconsin chapter of the can committee last night voted to send a letter to Pres. E. B. Fred requesting that the regents reconsider its action on the ment Howard J. McMurray as associate professor of political The chapter announced it was posed to of any faculty member a result of political McMurray was the tic nominee for United States tor in the November Support recent action of the national against the admission of membership in the organization also was voted by the Slavs Oppose U.N. Probe In Balkans spect for Chinese independence she must withdraw troops from Of the proposal that the United States withdraw and France and sia to settle the civil Wang said matter who posed ending United States aid to the Kuomintang to keep the civil NEGRO SHOOTS BILBO'S A. photographer for the Pittsburgh Negro angles for a picture of Sen. Theodore as the senate war in- committee delved deeper into alleged unethical transactions between Bilbo and Mississippi war 40 Housing Loan For Veterans today opposed a United posal for a United Nations gation of conditions the Greek frontier and repeated a demand for study of situation inside Greece As the security resumed debate on Greece's complaint that Bulgaria and Yugoslavia were fomenting guerrilla in Greek frontier Yugoslavia's representative declared that the inside Greece was one amounting to civil war and that in- of mere would accomplish Sava N. Yugoslav ambassador to the United said the American resolution ing for a investigating commission to look into the tion on both sides of the implied that the situation was the same in Yugoslavia as it was in he would be a mistaken Herschel V. council chairman and U. S. was believed prepared to press for a quick vote on the upon which Soviet Delegate Andrei A. Gromyko expressed no opinion On by injunction to restrain Secretary War Ro- bert P. and his nates from enforcement of tions or limiting the en- of qualified was asked in federal district The suit also asked that the of war he restrained from further recruiting for the army long as enlistment of Negroes is barred or limited on terms not plicable to white and other citizens The suit was filed by Henry D. 18-year-old Pittsburgh through his Henry D. Sr. The youth attempted to enlist in the army last June 80, but was re- under regulations barring Negro enlistment except in highly restricted specialist the com- plaint Lt. Col. Robert W. comr appeal for 40-year, low-interest housing loans to veterans popped up today as the government pledged an out drive to the tion of for The appeal for loans was addressed the ing administration by Commander Louis E. of the Veterans of Foreign But ah FHA official told a re- porter Starr should have directed his request to He said the in the one to Starr said in a statement he had told FHA Chief Raymond M. Foley and Housing Expediter Frank R. Creedon that elimination of most Air Scouts Will Have Organization Meeting The initial meeting for tion of a Senior Scout Air will be held at Friday evening at the Tri-City The Paper Cities club is sponsoring the group and has secured a sub- ject to approval by members of the Any boy 15 years of age or more interested in air scouting is invited to attend the meeting morrow FIRE IN PLAYHOUSE Fire in a playhouse at the Anton Radtke 841 Tenth avenue was quickly extinguished by the fire department about 9 o'clock this morning with negligible The origin of which was not started in bedding on a cot in the construction controls had ended the veterans emergency Creedon and Foley joined with Maj. Gen. Philip B. chief of the office of temporary in telling a senate small business sub-committee yesterday of their plans for out a housing minus for 1947 rental Creedon Foley testified that the .al which President made available for gage insurance authorization to rental 31 Reels of Titler Films Jn covered Barley Fire lar with flames shooting more than 150 feet into the air and ible destroyed the Union grain elevator filled with nearly bushels of grain Early reports were that the elevator was filled barley and at current market prices the loss was expected to run into more than building was owned by the Grain Malting company Cause of the fire manding officer of the Pittsburgh i was not determined immediately but At Press STOCK MARKET RALLIES New up at a brisk pace in today's market as buyers tried to anticipate CHURCHILL HITS LABORITES London Winston Churchil today accused the Labor of conceit and incom and announced woult call next month for a parliamentary vote of censure on his Attend Yule Concert at School An estimated were at coln fieldhouse Wednesday evening to hear the annual Christmas con- cert presented by the Lincoln High school orchestra and 'The three groups each presented a variety of Robert Peck was featured as tenor soloist with the choir and David with the district army recruiting who also was named in the was re- ported out of town and unavailable for Army Claims Its Forces Overseas Are Too Weak Condition Is Reported Worse Atlanta Eugene who is in mont hospital here suffering from a stomach was reported day to have taken a turn for the HI Mtt Out don't Washington The getting ready to lay a- legislative program before the new reported today its forces overseas are too weak to cope with any prise assault and suggested this country ought to be looking now to its defenses in the atomic There was no indication that the army expects but top level officials discussing long-range power problems with made such assertions as 1. If the country encountered a military crisis tomorrow its ened forces with an trained reserve at would be some isolated 2. If at in the next few years the United States were subjected to an atomic bomb there would be dire need for a ily mustered Mid thoroughly ed regular National Guard and organized reserve an these produce chaotic tions among the civilian population and in and be accompanied by the possibility of having to cope enemy para- trooper The war department intends to emphasize two items in its coming legislative cation and universal military Convinced that some form of a service unification law stands a good chance of passage next the war department has given that subject top A prime because of the ed new will be an army timate that manpower savings up to 20 per cent can be attained by eliminating some army and navy in service and supply In talking military training first the need pool of technically trained men which can take stations quickly under any They make the second point that universal training is expected to help the current volunteer ment program some portion of the youths trained each year will find the life interesting enough to enlist in the regular Dividends of 47 Vz Cents Declared by A dividend of 25 cents for the fourth quarter and an extra di- of cents per share of Paper company common stock were authorized by the board of di- rectors at a meeting according to an announcement made today by John E. president and general action brings total dividends for the year to The fourth quarter dividend and the extra voted in light of the 1946 statement of will be paid to all stockholders of record ber 20 and the checks will be distributed by mail December 31. it was believed to have started from grain which became overheated when it clogged in a airplane pilots re- ported they could see's the fire at N. 250 miles the west of and at about 135 miles southeast of the Firemen were handicapped by the 9-degree-above zero temperature which made the SOVIET ACCEPTS BID delegation from the Supreme Soviet of the has accepted an from th British parliament to visit th United Kingdom at the end of nex Lord Chancellor Jowit announced Girl Plunges In Icy Water To Save Child A 13-year- old girl who unhesitatingly risked her life by ice to save a 5-year-old tot was hailed as a heroine The Theresa Di and Herbert 20, already had ed the chilly waters of a clay pit in nearby rescue two older girls Theresa dived swam beneath the ice and returned Patricia aged The trio had broken through the ice while Woman Treated For Shock After Crash Mrs. Mildred 33, Noi was for shock a Riverview hospital after a car driv en by her nava went of control on ic pavement on Highway 13 south o the city Wednesday arid in a Damage to the car was estimated at The were en route to for the holidays when the accident Mrs. Bengston was dismissed from the hospital this Intimate new of the life of Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun have been red by army seizure of 31 reel's of olor The depicting gay parties at Berchtesgaden and bathing in the under mountain dug a hiding place in the months army intelligence officers dis- closed Taken between 1939 and 1941, before the couple's marriage in Berlin's the sonal property of the German rer and his Intelligence officers said the films had been used in the search for wanted Nazis and for the positive identification of hundreds of bers entourage and the summertime guests at the fuehrer's Alpine eagle's Carefully catalogued and ed in time the films were shown yesterday for the first time to Gen. Joseph T. the army's commander in Bennett Estate Is Valued at A value of has been placed on the estate of the late Ar- E. who died October 26, 1945, according to an inventory filed in the probate branch of Wood county proximately half of the value of the estate is by Mr. nett's holdings in the A. E. Bennett Son cranberry The will bequests for each of three grandchildren and a monthly income for the the residue of the estate being ed equally between Mr. Bennett's four Mrs. Eva Mrs. Ruth sin Mrs. Ethel Rice and Ermon E. each inherits 074.12. Painter Is Given 90 Days For Theft Pleading guilty to a charge of grand larceny in Wood county court Wednesday mond 28, was sentenced by Judge Frank W. kins to a term of 90 days in county who has been employed as a painter in the town of was arrested November 27 for the theft of from his and was bound over to county court ter arraignment before a field justice of the r INJURED IN FALL William E. 470 First nue was taken to Riverview hospital in the city ambulance this morning for treatment of injuries received when he slipped and fell on icy steps at his He bruises of the back and one but no broken LIFT CLOTHING BAN office of temporary controls today lifted the four-year-old ban on manufacture of suits as well as the prohibition on vests for double breasted The action is tive Senator Flares Midway During Long Statement Washington ing out bitterly at an whom he described as a Senator Bilbo declared today it is an southern to give presents to public Bilbo denied before a senate war investigating I tee that he had sought gifts or the possible t exception of the money that I. borrowed to make a property settlement with my The subcommittee is into his relations with In a word Bilbo heaped in- upon his former Edward P. who testified against him and on former Rep. Ross a Mississippi political Bilbo flared up for the first time at the hearing when Senator son him for de- tails about the he allegedly received from want to know much Bilbo Bilbo slaping 'the i the purpose of this v I did not get a damn Denies Complaints The outbreak came as Bilbo was midway in his statement denying all complaints raised against him .in with senator said he was given four checks amounting to by F. T. Mississippi tor who numerous big war Ferguson broke in with questions about why given the to he at as senator and the backers were badly in need of had not selected the names of those who were to attend the raise funds and support for that he had made a Checks Ferguson wanted to know how long after this the group went back to the hotel room where Bilbo got the did not allow them to cool off did Ferguson don't cool off when I talk to Bilbo came Bilbo said the evidence to dati showed that am a poor and heavily involved in debt and that I received during all the iod that the investigation has ed but two Christmas automobile and the other living room furniture consisting of a floor lamps and two table Terry told yesterday of ing a new automobile to Bilbo on behalf of Michael T. a war From Real Friends In his Bilbo declared these gifts came real and without any or obligations Bilbo referred to his former as modern dict and a He do not know whether to pity Sloan Says Wages Can't Be Raised Without Price Boost Seek Vandals Who Broke Arc Lights Police are on the lookout for juvenile vandals who in recent days have broken a number of arc lights in the northeast section of the city with air rifles and Frank L. manager of the water and notified Chief of Police R. J. today that his department replaced 11 arc lights in the area east of Tenth street two days ago and this morning discovered that nine of lights have been Chief urged parents to their c h i r e r. against such acts of pointing out bulbs for the arc lights are sive and difficult to Boston Alfred P. chairman of the General Motors asserted flatly today that wages could not be raised out increasing He told the Boston Chamber of Commerce further idea that a wage increase is justified soundly by an increase in living costs is an economic Calling 1946 a year of eco- nomic Sloan said in praising the business trend for 1947 the main question was production will be permitted without the he am of the belief that something like the 1946 pattern is to prevail although I hope in modified Sloan outlined this 10-point gram for revision of the Wagner 1. Give employers right to talk freely to 2. Prohibit on an industry basis as a istic 3. Grant court review of all deci- sions of administrative 4. Make strikes illegal during the term of a 5. Give foremen recognition as a component part of 6. Outlaw closed 7. Require unions to put up tions to of their entire 8. Make unions file public cial statements and prohibit them from making political 9. Outlaw forms of violence and with heavy 10. Give employers right to petition for bargaining Sloan charged that labor today had a business in some in- stances was moving toward mono- both in form and in Something was done about it. labor has become a mono- poly and is now going to be done about or blame because I sometimes think that he has a mental illness of im- grandeur and impossible had his Judas Caesar had his George Washington had his Benedict Ar- but I claim to have had the greatest traitor of them in my trusted Bilbo read from his Denounces Assertion He denounced as Terry's assertion yesterday that a doctor had turned over to Bilbo col- from a drug addict for a pre- Bilbo said Terry's act of was his statement to the committee yesterday that he ed and the promise of 000 from of the leading Communists within the States to be used in putting the late Gov. Bailey of my or 11
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