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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 1, 1948, Winona, Minnesota w EATHER FM IS COMING Bo rare year new radio can It. Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Pren Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations VOLUME 4H. NO. 3H WINONA. MINNESOTA. THURSDAY EVENING. APRIL I. 1948 FIVE CENTS PER COPY TWENTY PAGES Crack R Blockad Spain Struck Truman Tax Veto Air? RillDue Tomorrow jTXlVI WiiflhliiKlon 1'rimldi By Conferees Action Taken After Opposition Voiced by Truman Wiuihlnjrton Scniitorfi and Ifotiso mrmbrr.i worklriif out ii com- promiw ffrriKii iild bill fiKrord to- Mrlki- Mpaln from tint of niitlntfH rllglljto to nhuro In tliu aid Thpy urtrd within IMS than nn hour iiftpr tin- Wtillo Itouso an- nouncpcl that President Trumnn is "uitrrly opposed" to Hits provision, The House put this "wnlcomo provision Into Its bill. Tho SrnutP had rejected the idea, Senator VundcnbrrK (fi-Mlch) an- nounced the c'ompromlso commltteo's decision to drop Spain, com- mittee Is madp up of flvo senators nnfl five KOU.IR Dccliilonn of the committee arc mibJrr.t l" rntlflcallon by the Semite und HOUM'. Announcement Presidential I't'pjw Secretary Char- les O. HOM had announced Mr, Trunmn'.i views whlln coiiKi'cn- nloniil group wns passive or It.i measure by better than a four to onp murKln handed the Job to tho compromisers last nlgtit. The goiil Is to Kot a bill to Pro- nldcnt Truman botoro tho week nin.i out. Doth Senate and House will hnve to vote first on tho compromise, What the House approved by a 329 to 74 ballot was a wrap-up bill tr> provide assistance for Kuropo, Greece, Turkey and China. London) had set April 1 us it deadline and barely tho measure under thr wire, Tho Senate provlousJy had paused three- separate bills, ono for Europe. ono for China fcnd ft third for Orcocc nnd Turkry. Ntnln Vlnw Btwtn dpparlmnnl authorities par- ticularly were upset by thii ITimco nrotlon written Into tho bill by thn Itniisc. They said It already Is rmvtng a bad effect In Europo and further- more runs contrary to current policy on two major points: 1. Thn Md program was designed to let tho 10 cooporatlnK European nations determine thcmsolvei) who- thnr any other nations should bu In- vited to partlclputo. 2. As for the Franco roglmit, pre- sent policy is to soft pedal denun- ciations of his government but, on tho other hand, not to rush Into clowr and more friendly relations with It. Volp. Thn vote by which tho House puwed thP aid bill Included: Minnesota Tor: Andersen, Dc- vltt, Juclrt. nlatnlk, MacKinnon. AKixtnnt: Hnfton. Knutson, OTIarti, (Andresrn not listed! Wisconsin For: Urophy, Byrnes, Xeefr Kel'.iten. Davis, Murray, Hte- vrnsori, AKitinxf. arnilli, Hull.1 (O'Konskl not listed) Tax Evasion Charge Filed New Tho Kovornment, chnrKlnK evasion of personal Income taxes from 1P41 throuKh has filed ft tax lien against Major Ocnera.1 Bennett K. Meyers. Mryer.i, wartime Army Air Forces' purchasing officer, Is serving a 20- month to five-year Jail term for iv business associate to rxrs testlty false. a Senate com- ittee. N mittee igton 1'rimldnnl expvclod of tho tux reduction bill will KO lo ConKroM nt 11 a. m. tomorrow. Thin decided nt n White HOIIXC niiiiforniion lodny. Chiirliw Cl. How, Ktionitiiry, told iinwiiiuitii. Hciiutor'Tiiri Mild Ilciiulillciin lenders havo iiRrccil In consider tho expected tax veto Immodliitcly. Ho told reporters this WIN iiirreed upon by tho Srniito KciMibllciin policy com- inltlmi. 4 Marines Held By Chinese Reds Released U, S. Mar- ines captured by tho Chinese com- munists whllo on a Christmas clay hiintlntt trip In north China were rcloiuiocl today. TJ. S, Navy authorities reported tho Leathernecks were released at IlalytinK, n coastal city 00 miles northeast of U. S. Western Pacldc j'ltmt headquarters nt THlngtno. Thoro wore no Immoxltutu dolulln, but olllcluis imlcl they prc.sumucl the four are in good condition. Efforts nro being made to recover tho body of a fifth, Private First Class Charles J, Brnyton, Fort Jay. Governor's Island, N. Y., who died of wounds received In the inci- dent. Tho four tiro Corporal William L. Pollnrd, Fort Worth, Texas; Private First Class Carroll W. Dlckcrson, Olatho, Kan.; Private Robert Hart, I'lttJiburKh. Pa., nnd Private First Clnwt Thomas Kapodlstrla, Buffalo, N. Y. Woman of Burns Suffered While Asleep 8t. Linda Horncr, 04, died today of iiutTcrod when her clothing became ignited as oho slept in a chair Wednesday nlftht In her apartment here. Bullet! ins Athens An American military export wild todny the Greek army Ucntroycil the Krnsslu mountain rebel strong- hold and lifted tho threat to HMonlkn. The jfov- ornmont appealed today for greater petroleum production, ycoretury of tho Interior Kruc asked the cooperation of KOV- ernors of major producing states to bring about maximum out- put, WiMhlnjrtiin Henry A. Wallnen was culled ft "Kiisslan- I'-lnaor" toiliiy by .Innicst F. O'Ncll, nntlonul commander of tho Amorlcnn Legion, Hunting, Minn. The Towbout Helena, first one to mnke the trip up river from St. I.ouls, arrived at toiluy en route to St. 1'nul. Washington General Carl will retire noon ns chief of staff of tho U. S. Air Force and will bo succeeded by General Hoyt S. Vandfmbcrjr. the White House announced to- ll ny. Brooklyn Demonstrators Boo Address by Wallace Names of Two Winona Places Found on Pair Seized Here With Safe-Cracking Tools _______________. By Ed Hcnslcy Republican-Herald photos on the desk. Chile Calls for Anti-Red Stand At Bogota Meet By Joseph F. McF.voy VJoKoln. Colombia (XP) Antl- communlst feeling among the 21 Pan-American conference nations seemed today to be developing Into iv demand for n. firm stand against Russia. Chile's foreign minister, Juvenal Hernandez, called for Just that yes- terday. Hernandez said Chile has aligned herself with nations which defend democracy and liberty. "That should be the attitude of all the nations of he told Iclcgates, who burst into applause. He told thorn there Is no time to dally: "This Is the time for decision. There Is no place for a third posl- Chile Congress to Consider Red Ban Santiago. Chile President Gabriel Vldcln. today cull- ed an extraordinary session or Con- press for April 15 to discuss out- lawing the communist party in Chile, ___________ U. S. Special Envoy to Talk With Franco Madrid Myron Taylor, special U. S. envoy to the Vatican, arrived here by plane from Lisbon today. He is to confer with Gcn- jrnllssimo Francisco Franco tonight. Of A Crciwil Of About f-00 who dcmon.stnitcd tigalnst Henry A. WMIncr nlKht boo outside tlui Brooklyn dchoolhouso where the third Piirtv prcsldpntlnl cundldutn spoke. Wallace entered tne building bv n side entrance under police escort ns pickets carrying flues pnrndod. (A.P. Wlrophoto to Tho Republican-Herald.) New York An estimated 600 elrrnonstrutors, nhoutlnf! "Down with TuisMul Down with commun- booed Horny A. Wiilluco lust nlKht us the third party prc.ildontliil riinclldivto curried his cumptxlgn Into Urooklyn. Bnirlng U, K, flogs und tho ban- ners of srvrrul vrtornna tlon.x. the nmrchcd In un cndlcwi column tiround u school In Rod Hook section where tho former vice-president iipoko. They continued their shouts and boos during Wallace's speech, the first of two ho made before Italian- American rnlllcs In different sec- tions of Brooklyn. Tho third party leader, outwardly unruffled by tho demonstration, said In his address thnt U. S, foreign pol- icy Is "breeding civil war for Italy." I. Just the other day 'rv woman itartcd a diet In protest against high prices. She's eating nothing but oread and water and If this keeps on, prices may go down but bread and water will go up, This may start n new trend to jombat inflation. In fact, one po- litlcnl party ready has a new slogan: "Reduce prices or watch our women dlsap PCM." The problem of high prices is a very serious affair, 'vc been thinking about it myself and I've deckled that at today's prices we're better off eating money. If nil the women follow the trend Dob Hope and diet against high prices, we'll probably have a now hit song called, "I Don't Want Her, You Can Have Her, She's Too Thin for Me." Tho men are worried about the whole thing If this fad catches on. they'll have less to whistle at. I know one woman who lost so much weight fighting high prices tlmt her husband doesn't ask her what's cooking anymore Instead, when he comus home, ho Just says, "Honey, where tu'e My brother Just started a bread and water diet to fight Inflation He wants n lower sentence. But I'm In favor of nil the women dieting for the cause Now when I Invite them out to dinner I don't have to be afraid to pick up the check. By Ed Hcnslcy Bits of torn paper found In a hotel room wastcbu.slcet todny indi- cated to authorities two planned .safe burglaries In Winona. The torn paper, on which was scrawled the names of two Winona business establishments, was found by state crime bureau agents and Sheriff George Fort In the room oc- cupied by Leo Bloom, 49, and Carl Prlola, 38, suspected Minneapolis safe crackers Jailed here at 1 p. m. Wednesday. Piecing the bits of paper together authorities found listed the Personal Finance Company, 5VA West Third street, and the Gate City Insurance and Investment Company, 63 Mi West Fourth street. "There is little doubt but that they planned to blow either one or the other of the safes in those es- declared James G, CGus) Carlson, St. Paul, crime bu- reau agent, Carlson said there was no other writing on the paper which was found in a room in the Hotel Wi- nona. The men registered there at 1 a. m. Wednesday. Both signed with aliases. Ono gave hi.s name as A. Carlson, whllo tho other nlgned the hotel register as ft Mr. Russo. Both gave their address as Antigo, Wls. It is known by police they reside in Minneapolis. To Be Arraigned Friday Meanwhile, Sheriff Fort said this morning that the pair will be ar- raigned in municipal court Friday morning on a charge of possession of burglary tools. It was the discovery of five blast- Ing caps and fuses in the pockets of Bloom that led to the pair being Jailed Wednesday after three state agents and Sheriff Fort set an elab- orate trap to capture them. They were flrst spotted by the state agents, who knew their automobile. A search of the car led to dis- covery of a myriad of nitroglycerine, tools and a pint of notroglyeerinc. Two lully-loaded .38 caliber pistols were also found in the machine. The burglary equipment and guns were secreted in the door panels of the 'They could have pulled any kind of a safe Job with those ex- plained Robert Hall and George Roach, two other crime bureau agents called here late Wednesday to check the confiscated materials for fingerprints. Roach, a laboratory chemist, will take two crow bars, a sledge ham- mer, drills, punches, wrenches, pliers, wire cutters, and a dial puller to St. Paul for a rigid laboratory Inspection. All this equipment, as well as the pistols and nitro- glycerine, were stuffed in a leather (Continued on Pago 18, Column JO SAFE CRACKERS The Camera Caught Kobcrt Hsvll, state fingerprint expert, as he sprayed a .38 caliber pistol Wednesday in a search for prints on the weapon, which was found hidden in a car operated by two sus- pected safe crackers Jailed here Wednesday. In the background George Roache, state crime bureau laboratory technician, gingerly handles a syringe loaded with nitroglycerine. It is a vital substance in the art of safe blowing. The brier case, in which a myriad of safe cracking tools were found, lies on the desk of Sheriff George Fort, who participated in a police trap that led to the capture of the pair, Weather Truman, Wallace 'Bankrupt' Programs Scored by Dewey By Henry Leader I oral Douglas MacArthur and Har- J-1' President Truman and Henry A Wallace as sponsors of "bankrupt' programs for dealing with Russia said a "courageous, informed Governor oW a Stlssenfor the state's 27 DeW delegates to the national conven- Dewey advisors say the governor expects MacArthur, a "favorite son" to lead the field. They predict will Now York governor's Racine objective. INOW i OIK. Kuvi-iiiu _ more FEDERAL FORECASTS Wlnoim and vicinity Generally cloudy, colder with occasional flur- ries of snow tonight; lowest 22. Friday partly cloudy and quite cold; highest 35. Minnesota: Partly cloudy and much colder tonight with snow flur- ries south. Friday clearing and cold. Wisconsin: Scattered light rain or snow and turning colder tonight. Friday cloudy and colder with snow flurries northeast. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 52; minimum, 29; noon, 38; precipitation, none: sun sets tonight at sun rises tomor- row at TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max. Min. Prec. Bemidjl ............30 6 Chicago ...........53 38 Denver Des Moines ........50 Duluth 37 International Falls. 34 Kansas City 53 Los Angeles .......70 Miami ...........78 Mpls.-St. Paul 40 New Orleans .....77 New York ........62 Seattle ...........57 Phoenix .........74 Washington ......67 Winnipeg .........24 RIVER BULLETIN Flood Stage 24-Hr. Stage Today Change tonight, over a na- Leo Bloom Striking Typos Ordered to Begin New Negotiations Indianapolis The Inter- national Typographical union to- day ordered its striking locals to start new negotiations for contracts. In n. bulletin labeled "Instructions and I. T. U. headquarters warned that strikers' benefits would be withdrawn from, locals falling to comply. The bulletin announced I. T. U. will "fully comply" with an In- junction granted tho government In federal district court here lost Saturday. In that derree, Judge. Luther M. Swygert forbade I. T. U. officers to carry out the union's "conditions of employment" bargaining policy. Specifically, it prohibited discrim- ination against non-union printers. Tho injunction, however, is tem- porary, hinging on the outcome of a current hearing before a National Labor Relations board examiner. 500 Akron Bus Drivers Strike Akron, bus driv- provide the only mass transportation today after last minute efforts to halt the walkout collapsed. Affected were some 500 members of the C.I.O. drivers union who have been seeking a 30-cent hourly wage boost. Reds Shut Off Allied Rail Traffic to City Pravda Hails End of 4-Power Rule; Draft Boost Seen By Wen Gallagher Berlin The United turned to the nir todny in a polit- ical battle for Berlin launched by the Russians with a drive 1o control around entry into this cnpitnl from tho The Soviet move resulted in shut- ting off military train traffic of British and American forces from their zones to the capital. Author- itative sources saw it as a Soviet step to try to squeeze the western allies out of the city. The Americans. British and French protested. A report on the crisis was rushed to British Foreign Secretary Bcvin In London. Tho Stnle department asserted again today that United States forces intend to remain in Berlin. Congress Stirred The Soviet ncllon stirred calls In Congress for immediate passage at the draft nnil building thr world's greatest air force to strengthen US. military might. The Russian order, announced only yesterday and effective last mid- night, requires all motor or rail passengers and freight to undergo Hussion inspection at border control I points. The Russians halted four British and American trains this morning. Simultaneously the Russian action came a blast from Moscow