Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 2, 1948, Winona, Minnesota
Inhltfht NMit.ri.it EATHER ftlr FM IS COMING Be sure your new radio can recelTi Ik Full Leased Wire Newi Report of The Awociated Member of the Audit Bureau of VOLUMF. '1H, NO. WJNONA. MINNESOTA, FRIDAY EVENING. APRIL 2. 1948 FIVE CENTS PER COPY SIXTEEN PAGES THE ALSOPS Vandenbcrg Can be Drafted llr .Ttwpph mid StMriirt Alinp WwihlnKtdn, A.i tho shadow of dumber IcnitthcM.H over the country nncl tho world, thn I'l'i'nUlcntliil of Senator Arthur Jt. Viinttrnfopfft proportionally Improve. When the people HIT In H fix, they niiliiriilly look to ix iiiiin of Ntutili'c iiiitl experience In tsi-t them nut. Jtut It Is M.io Important tr> note t.htit the prurtlcul likelihood of VandPiiberK'fi iteltliiit the Uepulj- Ilrun nomination (it Philadelphia In InrrcnnltiK equally with the. Wihrrc MMltllllclil. The dial i' convention Of Michigan which In due. to tukn plucr tliPM) words nrc pi'lntecl, should mi Important dcvclop- rnrnt In thr VamleriberK candidacy, The Hmmtor himself lia.'i no part In this, of course, Jfii tins twice publicly tircrfl the Hppubllciiiifi of home. ntutp lo choose some other can- fllrlntp, He hn.'i tnore recently told the Ftute'.t niitloiuil commltteemau, Arthur Mtimm'-rflcld. Mint he Was rnllrrly free to MlelilKuti for Governor Thonm.i K. Dcwcy, nx tiummerfteld was briefly Inclined to try to do, Yrt Spnulor VnndrrilKTR'a dn- cldrdly iictlve refusul to connive nt his own candidacy has, In thu rtul, fulled to dlscouruxo tils sup- .Summorfleld uiul the other Michigan lender.'! urn expected to ndopl iv pectillur expedient lit their ntuto Unlew wimc.ttiliiK icm-ji very wroiiK, they will send it delegation to Philadelphia Un- comnillted to imy candidate, At the .-.iime time, they will adapt u reMilutlon nt the .iluto convention Congress Kills Truman Tax Veto wi- A Russ Hint New Berlin Squeeze their hearty nupport for Senator Vundenbci'K for uny office In tho Innd. And In tho early bal- loting nt tho nutlonul convention At Philadelphia, their uncommitted dcleRutea will probably cast tholr votes for Vnndcnbrrg without pluc- Ine him formttlly In nomination, This curiou.i nnd rnther complex device. In obviously Intended to keep thn VandenbcrK candidacy thor- oughly iillvn without rltikliiK othrr of Mfimtor Vmidcnlicrn'n en- tirely ulncrrn to let hln ettiuildncy dip, U is difficult to what tlin cull do about It, And It i.i very easy to sou I hut In the present clrcumstancc.i, tho tie- vice may prove t-.lnsuilii.rly effective, The truth "that practical polltlcnl conslderntlon.1, us well UN tho clunKur of tri" world MUmlUm. urn extrit Impetus to the drive for Vimd- rnbcrg for I'rrKldent. Hpcclflcnlly. Governor Thomas K. Dowry has two tests ahead, In Wljsconslr. untl Nob- Ttvikn. where ho has a great dcul to lose and very much to Krtln, Jf tx-wcy does low, tho ruu.1 will bn Viuidrnberif. The Wisconsin primary on April fl will bo watched with drsix-ruto ntlenllon all national polltle.nl leaders, The wtnto plus former Governor l''ollcttc, plus William Uandolph Ilcurat nncl Colonel Robert it. McCormlck, plun the whole frliiKo of voters who will follow Hearst, nncl McCor- miclc, hiwo lined up for Ocnvrul of the Army Doiuila.i MiicArthur. This Is (he stranno and protty company. I.HIt tlui fact C-47's Land In City at One-A-Minute German Leaders Urge Allies Not to Leave lly Hlchiird KiixlHohkc S, planes pierced thu Soviet land blockade of Berlin today whllo tho Russians, rejecting western protests, hinted at new mnvcii to tho British, Amcr- icaiui and French out of tho city. l''lvo U. 8, r-47 Thunderbolt fight- em luntlod suddenly ut Frankfurt's iilr takeoff point for Berlin. The fighters arrived about six hours atu-r tUo first emurKoncy passenger C-17 took ofT from tho American mo capital for Berlin. 1'MKhtor.i do not normally land at nheln-Maln airport, pl'lmiu-lly it commercial strip. Air Korea olllcori there first refused to nny why tho flfthtera arrived. Later they sulel "ft is u routine prac- tlcu Thu iirltl.-ih moved tv freight train Into Uorlln toduy with .supplies for lirltlnli occupation troop.i nnd thu If, a. Army Di.Kiiod for the tnovciiHint or n similar train here with American supplies. Land FllKht ufter flight of car- ried food und pnosunRcrs Into Berlin, Jjy mld-uflcrnoon, 20 planes hnd tnkon off from Frankfurt. Seven- teen of them cftrrlcd pounds of food. The avcrn-BO dally con- sumption of food In tho American doctor of Berlin Is about pounds. Army authorities said a ra- tioning system may bo started on ncurco Items. At a ponk period this morning pliimm -wem ivl the Amcrl ti-controllntl Tompolhof airport in Jlerlln at tho ruto of 0110 a inlnuto. Thu British nntl French adopted similar measures. Allied air trniric over tho Ilusslrm occupation zone was reported smooth generally, and no buw.lUK from Soviet pianos was ruportud, Tho British snld eight spe- cial supply and passenger flights landed at n.A.F.-controllotl Clntow airport from wonturu Germany, and noiio was molested. News lllnckout Lftto In Uio day Air Force hcad- quartevs at Wlcsbnclen blacked out idl information on tho American air llfollno to Berlin, and in Frankfurt, Army hciuldunrturs said It could Klvo no InCnrmatloii to tho press. Colonel David M. Fowler, Army public rela- tions chlc-'f In Europe, "aid ho had orders to "clear all Information" through Brigadier General Charles K, Galley, chief of staff to General Luclu.'i D. Clay, tho military gover- nor, in Berlin, In Purls, tho French government ordered rail tralTlc to Berlin sus- ixindfd from the French zono. Franco's commander and troops woro told to remain In thu capital. Tlici British and Americans already Ncbru.-Jca, lilfl c.imlldacy prrity buclly daniaKfd. New York governor w still bo likely to go to riilliuli'lphla with much lai'Krst block ot of power Out lip will bo In dancer of of flc. controls will remain In force." These, controls, instituted early yes- terday with less than 2-1 hours no- tice, claim for tho Russians tho right to Inspect passengers and freight moving by rail and highway through tho established corridors In tho Sov- conr'r'E. ToVk'o let to and from the city of, ?lmplo in Borlln. TaoRllcho said tho Russian measures uro duxiifnccl to prevent tho export of Industrial assets to the We.it, ami added: "If tho present restrictions prove Insufficient, wo will be-forced to en- act siharpcr measures." Wisconsin and Nebraska, It will bo tempting for National ComrnlUuo- rnivn iiurnrru-rflrld to yield his iMcllmitloa to RWliiK tho s Mlchlk'an di-lr-nutc.t dnimntlctilly to HIP New Vurker. Uut If Dowry loses In thc.ir two states. It will not trrnpllnc, U'c-iuisn Michigan sup- port will not iiNsurti Dowey's nom- ination. If Drwpy nimble to Inakd the Knide, 'however, tuily twu candi- dates will remain, except the durk- rst durk who represent the forces of modernity in the Republic- nn purly, The.ip candidates will bn ViinricmfxTK and Harold Sln.isrn. Stu.wn too much tllcllkt-d by the to havd more than un outRldr rhntire himself. There remains the possibility that rv MiicArthur victory In Wisconsin, plus H rrKoundlru: dcfc.iit of tttuwtrn oy Krniitnr Kobert A. Tuft In the Ohio primary, will Klvn utrrnnth to Inn more roM.wvutlvc fwengen IKmrrt A V. S. Air Force plane at Frankfurt for Berlin today in the first emergency flight began their Jand blockade of Berlin. The Briulrfond protests today on the land blockade hinted at possible new moves to push the Americans, British and French out of the city. (A.P. Wlrephoto to The Dewey Blasts Reds; Stassen Claims Win By Jack Bell Milwaukee Governor Thomas E. Dewey staked his chances for Wisconsin presidential backing today on a. program of blasting communism but keeping the peace. As the turn ol politics sent New Dealer Chester Bowles scurry- Ing from President Truman's camp, the three-way bout lor Wis- consin's 27 G.O.P. nominating votes reached an infighting stage Sicilian Labor Leader Killed in Election Flare-up A Sicilian labor lead- er waa machlnegunned to death to- day and two persons were wounded as violence broke out again in tho midst of Italy's election campaign, Dispatches from Palermo, Sicily, said Calogero Cnnglalosl, 38, secre- tary of the labor federation at Cnmporcale In eastern Sicily, was shot and killed at midnight. Two of his companions also were .aught In the burst of machlncgun fire. The assailants escaped. Condemned Ex-Burmese Premier in Suicide Try Burmii (fP) Former Premier U Saw wns reported today to have tried to commit suicide dur- ing the night in tho death cell of [nscin prison. U Saw nnd eight confederates are to be executed. April 0 for abetting the mnchinegun murder of U Aung San, leader of the Burma Inde- pendence struggle, and six of other cabinet members, Authoritative sources said arsenic wns smuggled to U Saw in a wrist watch -ho had sent out for repair. During tho night, tho doomed man watch, Guards burst into the cell, tho Informants said, and prevented him from swallowing tho poison. An investigation wns started. before Tuesday's primary. Dewey led off with a sharp flurry of punches at Mr. Truman's "wob- bling" foreign policies. Tho Now York governor aimed a right at General Douglas MacAr- thur's "military genius" which Dewey said isn't enough to Win the cold war with Moscow, He let go a left hook at Harold E. Stiisscn's "inexperience" In deal- ing with communism. Stiuiscn Ctmiilei1 Stassen countered with a round- house claim that he will get the support of 14 of Wisconsin's dele- gates. He suggested MacArthur and Duwcy backers might be ganging up on him. By inference he left them to divide the delegation minority. MncArthur's counterattack was handled .by Representative A. L. Miller and Phil La Fol- Ictte, former Wl.icon.slii governor running as n MacArthur Faced with a highly doubtful out- come In the Wisconsin Dewey pulled out the stops on communism before a capacity crowd of in the Milwaukee theater last night. In a speech broad- cast nationally, the New York gov- ernor brought up the subject of communism and Soviet Russia 32 times. He mentioned peace 18 times. Twenty times he was inter- rupted by applause. Greatest Response His greatest response came when universal military selective draft, he Mill City Cop Loses at Russ Roulette-Critically Hurt Of lhe.il1, the rlili'f imt S Jowph Martin nnd Senator Tuft, for whom MncArthur is Ably serving, In effect, us u sort of flumboyunt. sliilklmt horse. But the truth lV. that It the nomination u Tuft or a Murtlii seems lit ivll likely, tho mom modem-minded Republicans. MOW divided und dls- orcaniml, will probably etwk'sco In lust-ditch opposition. A utop- Tufl movement will need a candi- date of If own, ot roiir.'ie, Aifiiln. Viimleubrrc Is tin1 tiullirul choice. Altogether. It I.i well for the iind for the country, that, the rumors about the Nrtmtw's health are nnw known to U- utterly without foundation. jfr eiin dcrvp. nnd If drafted, ho will Kt-rvn, Porter shot lilmsulr In llio head with his nrrvlco rr- volvcr tmliiy -while plnylng a piinm known as llttsslan roul- elte. Police Inspector Eupnno Ucr- nuth, wlio reported details or tlio (tald the dlil iiiillci'iiiiiii jirnbitlily H'oiilil (lie. The liiillel (ileroeil I'ortnr'.t rlitl't temple and from tin- lop of his head, Itus-slan roiilctlo Is a Rnmo the players remove all lull one of Uic cnrtrUlRcs In a revolver, upln the cylinder, then lilaee the muzxlr HKUlnst tho and pull the trljfKcr. Iternuth Niild 1'ortcr met an CIHLDKEN) si, M I. SI. MHO SIV.OOO S7.000 SH.OOO Sil.OOfl 000 Jl, J.1K.OO ISI.flfl JitO.OO Mfl.OO ftHD.OG 7iw.no 1 ,292.00 i.sm.oo 2.1XJ1.00 fl3.lI7.Ml 4. i ji (MARRIED CHILDREN) 52.SOO J3.000 Jfl.OOO sx.nnn (li.iwn Sio.nnn (.10.000 KUI.Ofl iwo.no nun.oo -IIK.OO lllJU.OO (12, HO IfMMIft.ftO RSK.KJO.OO to reconsider Palestine partition. or not any safe burglaries have been committed in recent weeks. When jailed the men had approximately each in their possession. "That means nothing, declared State Agent James A. (Gus) Carlson of St. Paul. The past records of the two were mentioned this morning by Nissen in requesting that bail be set at each. Said the county attor- "St Paul crime bureau agents have Informed us both these men have long criminal records. They also tell us they are ex-convicts." Neither of the men has denied this fact. Meantime, today letter of con- gratulation reached the office of Sheriff Fort. The letters, in gen- eral, were high in praise of the county authorities and the state crime bureau agents for their quick apprehension of the suspected safe burglars and the accumulation of evidence piled up for prosecution of the case. Miami 75 Mpls.-St. Paul ----40 New Orleans 77 New York .........58 ioattle .............49 Phoenix 79 Washington G8 Winnipeg 23 Democratic Revolt Head Greets Truman By Ernest V. Vaccaro Williamsburg, Va. Presi- dent Truman and his Democratic political foe. Governor William M. Tuck, shook hands find exchanged brief greetings today when they met at the College of William and Mary. "Air. President, how are you, sir, I'm certainly glad to see you, the governor said as Mr, Truman Chicago 44 Denver 57 Des Moines.........54 Duluth 38 International Falls 31 Kansas City 63 Los Angeles .......C9 7 34 28 29 20 1C 3C 52 70 24 48 3G 45 57 .01 .03 .02 .23 A3 RIVER BULLETIN Flood Stage 24-Hr. Stage Today Change Red Wing 14 Lake City Reads Dam 4, T.W. Dum 5, T.W. Dam 5A, T.W. Winona Dam 6, Pool Dnm C. T.W. Dakota Dam 7, Pool Dam 7, T.W. La Crosse 12 13 12 10.4 13.3 9.3 9.8 8.0 D.I 9.8 9.5 8.8 9.2 8.7 9.8 -2 .2 -1 .2 .3 Tributary Streams Cliippewa at Durand.. 5.6 Zumbro at Thellman.. 3.8 Buffalo above Alma-----2.8 Blnck at NeillsvIJIc-----4.8 Black at Galesvillc-----4.3 La Crosse at W. Salem 1.3 Root at Houston ......5.6 RIVER FORECAST (From Un-stinRs to Guttcnberc) The Mississippi will become stn- The national orange show at San. Bernardino opened this month and naturally I was there. I really get a kick out of these California orange shows...All the large oranges are given blue ribbons ...and the small ones are stamped "grown in Flor- ida." As soon as I ar- rived in San Bern- ardino I could tell I was in citrus country. Every- timo I looked at a girl I pot a frost warning, I met one of the ISl'! _L-J farmers who grow oranges nt the knew right away mi orange grower., .He carried a smudge pot for a. cigarette lighter. You nil know what a smudge pot Is...That's a hot foot that made good. I wouldn't say the fruit grows .3 fnst out here...But I dropped a C seed this morning and the next thing I knew nn orange tree hit me under the chin. It's easy to tell who the tourists arc at the orange show...They arc the ones eating oranges. My brother cnme down here with arrived at the college cnmpus forltionary nt Hastings by Saturday Canndlftn-Amerlcnn day cnremonies. noon but very slow rises will con-jme but he was in-rested...They "I'm R'ad lo sec you the tlnue below Lake Pepin for three caught him trying to smuggle an President replied, shaking the gov- ernor's hand. Then, he turned to greet others hero for the occasion. Tuck is leader of the Southern Democratic revolt against the Pres- ident's nomination for a four-year term because of the lattcr's civil rights proposals. I or four dnys. Crests at Winona nnd La Crosse next Monday should not exceed present stage by more than .3 of a foot. The Chlppewn and Wisconsin rivers will fall slowly and the small tributary streams will drop to ncnr base flow duo to the checking iictlou of freezing weather., npple Into town. It seems the strangest things happen in the citrus belt.. .1 bought a newspaper at the orange show and It had nil nd on the buck page: "Man with npple, penr. nnd banana crops wanl.s to nicel Rirl with orange, grove...object...fruit, salad."