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Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - May 17, 1949, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin THE WEATHER For Mostly cloudy and rather warm and humid tonight and Wednesday with frequent showers and thunderstorms scattered showers Local weather facts for 24 hours preceding 7 a. Maximum 80; minimum 61. Precipitation A Tribune It's and Week Thirty-Sixth Wisconsin May 17, 1949 Single Copy Five Cents Endorsing is Favored in 9th District Eau Claire Approval of the endorsement of candidates was indicated by Ninth district cans at a meeting here last The session was one 0f a series ot GOP district meetings held to discuss the touchy subject prior to the state Republican convention at La June 11. The Second district is scheduled to consider the question at town The Tenth district thrashed it out but reached no deci- sion at Park Falls on In contrast to the Park Falls meeting where opinion seemed about evenly no opposition to en- was expressed Favor Move In delegates from five of the district's seven Dunn and their counties would favor the move at the state St. Croix and Chippewa county delegates said their group's had de- to leave the question up to their representatives at the state The crux of the matter is a Constitutional provision which says the party endorse candidates for office in primary Some of the party leaders want the constitution changed to read that the party endorse This would mean that the party would give its official ing to one candidate in the can primary field for each top of- Help to Candidate Presumably this would increase the chances of that candidate for winning the party State voluntary Harvey Higley of Marinette and the com- executive John Rouse of Baraboo urged the gates to support the endorsement Higley said that at party tions there are persons know more about policies than the average person because they are He said these people should be better qualified to select the best fnan for the At the Park Falls meeting it was Suggested that the party might be accused of railroading of munist by backing one In answer to Higley said body else can run in the primary endorsement and the tual nominee still must face the Democratic Called Public Service Rouse described endorsement as service to the and said it would merely be the opinion of the these are the best candidates for the Rouse and Higley again outlined the state proposed campaign to organize the state by districts within the precincts and right on down the city block in larger An attempt was made to put the endorsement question in resolution but E. W. of Owen Ninth district chairman who ed over the said the sion did not have the authority to act on such a Insanity Plea To Be Entered By Babich Monday Milwaukee Milton Babich plead innocent by reason insanity when he is arraigned Mon day on a first degree murder charge his attorney said Defense Counsel Arthur W. Rich ter made the He saic the full reports of a sored psychiatric examination of thi former West Allis High schoo honor student had not been but that he planned to enter temporary insanity plea regardless Young Babich is accused of the slaying of Patricia Birmingham 16 sister of his The girl's body was with bullet holes in the head and the fee with a concrete in the Milwaukee March 20. Bab who eloped with Kathleen two days before the is being held in the county Increased Washington The can confronted with ing cut their spending so sharply in the first three months of 1949 that their total savings went This tactic of saving more while taking in less was held accountable in large part today for this early 1949 The biggest lump in gross national product since the Gross national product is the output of goods and services at Communism Dealt Blow In Soviet Zone Voting market value PROTEST EISLER placards denouncing the detention of Gerhart pickets parade in front of London's Bow street court during the Communist leader's hearing before a taken off the liner Batory at Southampton ter he had fled New York while out on was sent back to jail for a least eight days to await hearing on whether he will be re- turned to the U. S. as a fugitive from ment it slacked to a rate in the first off from the peak pace in the fourth quarter of ast although still above 1948's quarterly Two Reasons Bonds Posted by Eisler Are Declared Forfeited Washington The posted by Communist Gerhart Sisler in two criminal cases today were declared forfeited by the U. S. district court At the same time the court issued a bench warrant for Eisler's as a person ineligible for further Freedom on bail while the cases are The actions involve con- tempt of congress and passport The government plans to use the warrant issued today as a principal exhibit in getting Eisler extradited Two Youths Admit Theft At Nekoosa Two Milwaukee one of whom nad been questioned in ruary on another matter by the Wood county sheriff's ad- mitted Monday to Ar- thur Boll that they had stolen an automobile tire and wheel from a Nekoosa business establishment last The youths Floyd 17, who was ed to 30 days in county jail when he pleaded guilty in Louis Buehler's justice court in Nekoosa to a charge of petty Raymond L. 16, who will be turned over to Milwaukee county juvenile authorities in a day or so. Lavigne was questioned by iff E. Berg on February 21 as a result of the accidental ing of another Milwaukee Charles L. 16. At that time who was in critical condition but has since re- told Berg that a bre rifle accidentally discharged as was handing it to The accident occurred at the dence of Mrs. Julia in the town of Port six miles southwest of where the boys were Boll said today that the youths were apprehended Monday by county authorities at kosh following an alert by kee authorities who said the boys were wanted as They were held at Oshkosh upon request of Boll and returned here for on the Nekoosa Lavigne and Gibbs also admitted to Boll that they had stolen an- other tire and wheel from a state conservation department ing machine sometime last week in Juneau Since leaving Milwaukee several days the youths have had session of four different biles which they bought and from where he fled as a stowaway on the Polish ship U. S. District Judge James W. Morris entered the orders in the local court in response to a series of motions offered by the United States government through William assistant U. S. attorney for the District of Hitz prosecuted Eisler in the two criminal cases in 1947. Judge Morris was the presiding jurist The trials resulted in sentences of one year and fine for contempt of congress and one to three years for falsifying information on an tion for an exit There was of ing a new charge to the series against Departing the The 52-year-old alleged former No. 1 Communist in the ed skipped the country 6 as a stowaway aboard the Polish He was taken off by Yard men when the ship touchec The U. S. state department requested that he be returned to face two sentences One to three years for using false names and ing his Communist anc a one-year term for contempt of Hitz said Eisler violated the terms of his bail and new prosecution of Eisler as a fugi Reapportion Measure Defeated in Assembly Madison By a vote of 52 to 31, the assembly rejected a resolution today permitting the consin supreme court to reapportion legislative The proposal called for the high court to redistrict the state after each federal The action came as the assembly took up four measures outlining various reapportionment Beloit Seeks Federal Aid to Finish School Refuse Ford Firm Request or going Clay Back in Honored by President 3 Hurt Washington Gen. Lucius D. retiring American military himself not only a soldier in the Returns Held Charge Double Cross Eastern many has communism a the Texas last smashing Mow in Lashed Again By Amarillo Another tornado 1IIU1I.C11J HDL umy ii HI me i i r i commander in returned est tradition of our American i at Pff trolled Official i unn j i i i I illi On the basis of commerce home and received from but also statesman of the ident Tiuman a decoration for jest ices supreme value to his j ed to the cause of try and to At a White House man awarded Clay a second Oak Leaf cluster in lieu of a third Dis- Service The citation read by the president There was a twofold said that as U. S. military in Less goods and services were produced and since to spend on them was and price tags and charges were lower for those that were Commerce department analysts said lower prices had as much or more to do with cutting the er spending total than decisions to get along with so it wasn't just a case of public Business acted like Eased up sharply on outlays to build up stocks of goods to sell and went a little lighter on outlays for plants and machines to increase productive U. S. Spending Up Government spending on goods and services as a result of higher foreign aid out- The department said the provided further porting influence on the The annual rate drop from the fourth quarter of 1948 to the first quarter of 1949 was in sharp contrast to a rise in the first quarter of 1948 over the fourth quarter of 1947. Taking just the expenditure side of and using annual rate 9 in new and imperishable luster to his the citation went The president spoke from the rose garden of the White House where upwards of 150 notables and tually the entire White House ical staff were gathered to honor the destroying considerable ures jn the people's Congress election showed today a gnub by a of the Ihe injured were at northeast Dalhart where two At Mrs. E. W. 41, died the fifth victim of a tornado which tore a path of voters In the crowd were the demotion through this panhandle members of the senate and city Sunday house and just about Of valid were marked The Communists had hoped to roll up a virtually solid vote for their single slate j of so that they could everyone else The tornado night struck the farm home of Victor eight T Wth a ft j i Detroit The CIO United Auto Workers today flatly refused a Ford Motor company request for reopening of all Ford operations except in two buildings directly involved in the speed-up Attorney is Silenced in Coplon Case Washington Judith Ion's talkative attorney in her trial has been told to quit some of his He didn't like Federal Judge bert L. Reeves saying that one bit. In Archibald Palmer made the comment the basis for a motion for a Like three previous it was denied The flare-up occurred late day while Palmer was questioning an FBI John P. about following Miss Coplon in New York February 21. far as I am Judge Reeves told Hear Request For Boost in Electric Rate The application of the Wisconsin Rapids municipal utility for ity to increase electric rates is scheduled for hearing by the state public service commission at the city hall here Wednesday The is open to the will convene at 9 o'clock in the council H. E. is and Eugene M. Downey will be in charge for the public service Preston A. consulting certified will appear as of the local water and light commission in support of the At the May meeting of the local commission two weeks presented tentative dations for rate increases which would yield an estimated additional revenue annually for the electric It is expected that these recommendations will be in- at Wednesday's hearing for consideration by the public service Testimony taken at the hearing will provide a basis for the state determination as to whether an in electric rates charged by the municipal utility is if what the new rates shall The application for the rate in- crease was filed by the water and light commission on March 26. Several other all ing to contract motor carrier are scheduled by the public service commission jn this city ing the next three On beginning at 9 a. m. at the county the applications of the following individuals for amendment of their contract carrier licenses will be John Wisconsin Stanley of importance in government The plane bringing him and Mrs. j miles east of damaging the Clay from Berlin landed at the i house and tearing up tional airport early this I Thirty minutes the twister Secretary of Defense Louis I hit the northwest edge of son and top-ranking navy and air force officers greeted Clay at the Johnson told am here for the all the members of the armed forces more importantly for all the American people to thank you for a job well done and welcome you back for a well-earned God bless you and keep Clay told the secretary that he was by this reception and I am grateful indeed from the bottom of my The marines and air force each had a company of troops drawn up as an honor A 17- gun salute was On the other side of the the senate had before it Truman's that Clay wind up his 31-year army career with his temporary rank of full general made Two homes were demolished and several persons .is no suspicion concerning her on W. C. UAW that We're going to stop issued a statement line of I George ing as the company's proposal that the strike be lifted everywhere except in the Mercury plant here and the building housing assembly tions at Ford's big River Rouge obviously is not acceptable to the Mazey questioning Palmer asked whether that meant he could ask no questions about February 21. must not ask anv more questions about February the 3S a judge is a waste of Palmer ask a he Funeral Rites Friday Charles A. 79, 641 Twelfth street died Monday noon at a Marshfield hospital after a ing He was a native of consin Rapids and resided here all his Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon at the Baker chapel with the Rev. Robert W. Kingdon Interment is to take place in Forest Hill Mr. was born on September 24, 1870, the son of Mr. and Mrs. H. B. who were the pioneer residents of this In 1805, he married Olive who preceded him in death in 1937. Surviving are two abeth Wisconsin and Mrs. Terry and one Addison Long Cal. Mr. attended the Howe school and at the age of 14 was employed as messenger for the ern Some years later he be- manager of the Western Union and American Railway Express ency serving in that capacity On beginning at 11 a. m. TIe wap the 0> at the city the P. K. C. will thp transfer in the hold a hearing on the application of er and Leonard Route 3, Wisconsin Sm Also to be heard Thursday morning is the application of James T. for a tor Ford proposal is merely a I Reeves indicating Edward E- for j liss Products company for variation of the old employer trick ing impatience over the slowness amendment of his contract earner of and an attempt to divide Ford workers who have a problem from workers who are supporting statement came as direct negotiations were re- cessed until 10 a. m. tomorrow at the request of The union's reply declared that The Thursday hearings by the 9 Ifi years as head shipping He was a charter member of the city band and a member of the First Congregational Friends may pay their respects at a t o now more than funds ready voted by the house for the atomic energy operations in the 12 months beginning July 1. He wrote E. lenthal of the atomic com- that he and other officials appear later today dis- cuss this matter made public his the Raker from 10 i H Hans eminent for eastern Germany which would match that of the Hold Election Returns So shocked were the Communist officials that election returns were withheld 20 hours after the polls and the press cried double cross at their political allies in the eastern There were persons gible to Of these cast or 95.2 per cent. The valid ballots totaled This was the favor of the ed single or 66.1 per cent. or 33.9 per cent. Announce Results The Soviet zone election bureau announced the Soviet policy was the only issue in the All the candidates had been chosen by the Social Unity party and splinter of the Christian crats and Liberal all welded into a with Russian The Russians even set aside de- nazification laws in order .to let former Nazis vote and swell the and the hot for a central unified were happy Double Cross The organ of the Soviet military R u n d- accused the eastern splinter parties of the Christian and Liberal Democrats of playing a They were accused of ing their allegiance to the Com- congress and ing in against The two-day balloting for the congress ended last The Com- people's council took complete charge of issuing a final The voting was for a people's congress of all and put on a single Voters were given a choice of voting or Just the lid was clamped on the the main election committee of the congress for ern Berlin announced the down of the first votes ed. Write in Views Only 2.820 voted A majority of voted About 250 ballots were declared Some wrote on their ballots won't i f i vote for a police state and we re- O Mahoney is chairman of a ject subcommittee The western Berlin press holding public hearings on b soon Nomination of Wallgren is Withdrawn Washington President Truman today withdrew Mon C. nomination to be man of the national security es The president withdrew the at the request of former governor of Washington At the same time he wrote his warm personal friend and former in the want you to know that my faith in you is nomination was tabled many weeks ago by the senate ed services committee under a which did not permit a vote on confirmation by the entire Senator cast the only democratic vote against gren in assuring bottling up of the It was the second important Truman has withdrawn at the request of an He took a similar action in the case of Edwin Pauley after naming the latter as undersecretary of the navy early in his like ran into stiff opposition in the There was no immediate indication whether the president might name Wallgren for some other post which would not require senate AEC Grants Washington Senator O'Mahoney demanded day that atomic energy officials ex- plain how government funds could be used to train a when congress barred this in voting funds for the appropriations ed afterward that the of the cut off Palmer immaterial he kept Miss 27, former justice j department political is IX PERU trial on charges of violating the Peru A s t r o n g Wednesday morning until time 2'J-yrar-old of N o r t h at the ans next She is specifically earthquake which lasted for a con- of pilfering from the time shook Lima at department's files with reason to a. m. The shock was tion committee was the The Communists had hoped or more eastern zone mans would vote foi them and only a few thousand would They wanted a huge endorsement of the which is certain to clamor for adoption of Russia's peace teims bv the foreign minister's 1 to disrupt the Beloit Federal aid to com- j ity of all the Rouge plete Beloit's new high i school is being sought by The city council last night voted to send the which bears 259 to Representative Ford's proposal is an by 1 believe the information would be j ed by a milder one just before the company that the strike is used to aid a foreign pinching where it hurts in the Ford's proposal to lift the strike in certain the reply Low Bid on New Arkdale Bridge Vocational School to Hold Annual Style Show f War Crime Sentences Against Japs against including a cousin nf thp or have upheld by the i army Thp and 11 other navy Camlma student and admitted Com- who has a a year fellowship fiom atomic The atomic energy is inquiring into the rase of This group fiom Dr. prescient of the national which the program foi the a plan for were convicted checks on the qualifications ot the word that to kill thp for the record heads thp thp Wisconsin Rapids and Rudolph r v i that's vou will be- at the an- A low bid of was sub- i exposition and of Smith and letters to mitted by the Highway Supply com- tbe Rapids of Smith and Wisconsin Senators for construction of t. Smith and Wisconsin Senators and adult to be ley and both a new over night from 7-15 to about n will gpt underway her of of Allied torpedoed 1 Vice 00, to 15 in for Senate Will Discuss Budget Friday Madison The Wisconsin agreed today to consider the state's executive budget as a special order of The also agreed to set midnight as deadline for introduction of amendments to the City Commended for Pedestrian Safety of an urging their at Adams The c o u n c i 1 told the on Highway it was announced at of today after opening of bids bids on electrical and the state highway equipment for the high school be- A- to Tho a open machino shop and the style 10 in be n the other admirals ranted from eight an ft 111 i i d A for Republican majority his parU hid decided follow the line of the last Friday in knocking out all expected to be cause funds had run The building is about nine tenths com- the dentist says it aint going to he mat mean it ain't going to It POWER FAILURE bidder on two other surfacing of miles on Highway 54 in Portage westward from the Waupaca county and door according to thp t. Room 1, under the direction of Hail auto mechanic Room Von cabinet mak ng Room to 20 Jack general and Tactics Changed in Pact Passage rug Senator O g high from R. J. of tiie He told Mayor C. in a letter that city had been for Us record by a n W. A. director of the 12. today that of in a pedestrian i High POND IS DRAGGED Highway 22 in Waupaca T. A 14-minute power failure between Manawa and room of a section of the west side of I the city late Monday re- from grounding of a high voltage line of Consolidated Water Power company which supplies rent to the municipal The cause for which has not been automatically broke the exhibits will he located Edward tno delay action on the north contest conducted by the Room 14. Harry art craft Atlantic pact and allow for Schmunk pointed out thai the and food Room 15, Jean treaty to soak in with the mounting traffic volume Brainerd and Russell a threat to this perfect record knitting and As chairman of the and expressed the hope that the city All in the Witter vocational school but this year the style revue will be j the style show will Room 22 tiotis has the would be able to meet the growing a special one-act skit by and Marjory craft ex- of putting through senate He promised the A small pond the women who participated in the Room 23. Randolph proval of thp treaty for thp cooperation with Chief of in which a fisherman snagged a Rudolph millinery class this past A also be shown m Ten days ago he was j Police R. J. strip of flesh yesterday was dragged entitled Hats That Make 20 about p.m. as an ex- Of trying to push through by I Exner the records showed by sheriffs deputies The pond You And there will be ample of visual J is in the of the home of the modeling of knitted long Mrs. Cecelia oring and millinery made in both j July 1 both the treaty and the local pedestrian death in The refreshments will be served consent for a traffic was almost two years 9 i on May 30, 1947. New York An FBI plant in the Communist party said today that he added phony names to a list of re- whom he converted into recruited John V. Blanc of 0., fied at the federal trial of 11 This puzzled neys and Blanc people don't actually I turned the names in at a section
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