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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 6, 1948, Winona, Minnesota SprlriK I.M the lime, ns Ihn okl sayltu: "When n younR man's fancy JlEhUy Uirns toward thoughts of love but, Iri nonn nncl niirrouiKlItu- urea oltu-r activities also BO on during the warm vernal months. Although the truly warm weather has not hit theire, in It full Klory, the populace la KcttlnK ready for the day when the first "hot" sun rays beam down Shown Above irft one pretty Wlnonn Klrl strolls through Lake park with her doK previewing the warm day.s to come. The gir Is Bet e Herbert' 207 West KlrtK street, the clop Is Sandy. Spring Is also the time for new life to appear In tho world. Although the llt- above "la utmost two old. It was the flrst time that ho has seen the big out-of-doors. The calf, owned by J William Ncttlcton Lowlslon farmer. Is part Guernsey and Whlteface. Also on the Ncltlcton I'.irm, sprlnR took another familiar form as farmhand E. J. Martin tossed hay bo be brought to the barn as feed for the stock. No more carrying or hay through deep drifts of snow to the bam. And In Wlnona, as In other communities throughout the area, young boys took the flrst rays of the sun as a signal to send their kites aloft in the cool swishing air. At the James Cole, eight. 520 Harriet street, and Robert lAiblnski, nine, 517 Harriet street, prepare their kite at Lake park to go soaring through the skies. Rcpublican-Ifcmld W EATHER fflnitdf wlltv ttinljtltt or IS COMING Bo rare year new radio can M. Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations VOLUME 48, NO. 42 WINONA, MINNESOTA TUESDAY EVENING. APRIL 6. 1948 FIVE CENTS PER COPY SIXTEEN PAGES Badger Primary Drawing Record Vote Finn-Russ Accord Reached Finland Believed Retaining Her Sovereignty Ilelnlnkl, Klnhtnd Tho for office nnnouncnd toiltiy that mcrpMncnt him been reached In Mos row on u .Hnnl.'ih-.Sovlct treaty of friendship and niuttinl uld. Well-informed newrce.i hero pre dieted the treaty would bo Klgnocl tomorrow, They unld tho actual text of thp trenty lit not yot prepared but that ntfreement been reached on Its principal outlines. rtriiched by tclephonn In Mo.'icow, the lieiid of the Kliinlnh negotiating delegation declined to dlHcuwt de- tails of the projected treaty, which Is subject to ratification by parliament, President Juno K. Paaslklvl con- ferred with hl.'t cabinet Mils rnornlnK. information received here from Moscow night liidtciilvcl tho Finnish delegation Is expected to re- turn here before tho weekend. It liu.'i bren In the misxlan ciipltal since Mnrch 22. Finland will retain her political Independence and will Ki'ufit new to Kll.'i.'ilil oil l''llinl.ih soil under the lenn.i of H new treaty negotiated In Moscow, Informed Nourcrs In Helsinki rr ported today. Plnllk'ul's I'lU'llll- ment,> inlijnrlty oppose.'! mill tary lies with Uu.'wlii, ratify the poet If It Is to bo effective. Egyptian Police End Strike After 22 Persons Killed Alriunilrlit, Kftrtil Alexan- dria's nlrlklnu iiollen force lilifiriillic- ed suddenly thl'i noon It.'i Intention In return to work Immediately, police iJ ruck yesti'i'diiy, touching off n duv of wild rioting and ur.'ion whlcti 'M llvc.i. A statement from of the force said thcy; would go buck to work because of a feeling of duty and In view of Iho slttmtlon here. The strike, called to enforcu wage Increase only, it few inlnulc.s before expiration of it Kovernment go back to the Job deadline. Hnndotn firing today claimed two lives. The two deaths brought, I.tin nfllelal death toll to ID anil orven Winona Boy Killed in Parking Mishap, Firsi Fatality in 17 Months Aleutian David I.cKoy Kuhlmann Food Convoy Runs Arab Gauntlet To Jerusalem JrniKalom Thousands of clinorlilK Jews welcomed today tho Dmt big food convoy to get through to Ji'ru.'ialmn In ten days, V'lfty matlc tho dangerous run through Antb road blocks to got food to Joru.inlriii'.i Jcw.i, who.'io rations uru running dangcr- nu.'ily low. Although niivni'dl havii Into ,li llin full neain through 'ilncri Uin slnglo trucks thlti l.'i Anib.'i chiitiKL'Cl David Kuhlmann, 6, Dies of Injuries at Winona Hospital Wlnona's first traffic fatality in 17 months occurred at Monday at East Third and Six-year-old David LcRoy Kuhl maun, son of Mr. and Mrs, Darwin A. Kuhlmann. 2C8 East Third street, was Injured fatally when struck by a car driven by Miss Clalro Ayottc, 18, 257 East Fourth Htrcut, a nurse's uldo. The boy died at p. m, at Wi- nona General hospital, apparently from n fractured skull and loss of blood. Tho last traffic fatality here oc- curred October 24, 1040, when a pe- destrian was klllud at Third and Main streets. Police InvcntlfTiitc Police Investigation disclosed that apparently tho boy darted directly Into tho side of tho car, which was twinging Into tho curb to park 40 font oiint of the lilter.iect.lon whim tho accident occurred, Mlwi AyotLo told police that she hoard a scraping .sound, but thought the machine had Just struck the curb. She got out of the car to do somu shopping when Mrs. Henry J. Rlchmann, 303 East Second street, 'ilandlng across tho street, told her she had struck a boy. They found his body under tho vehicle, Police and an ambulance wore called Im- mediately. Tho tragedy occurred within 75 foot of tho small boy's home. Ho Restricted Step Taken to Bolster U. S. Arctic Defenses Army Day No Flags Up- G. I. Objects said many veterans, "Army day and no flags Wlnonn. was barren of flags Which usually mark the event of any patriotic date. The rcnson Js unknown. Some old army men were Indif- ferent. Not so Harry H. Elchman, ex G. I He stormed many places wanting to know "how The United HC .stormed 'The Republican- States moved directly today to bol-jHerald ofricr.i. ster this country's Arctic defenses- He said he had phoned the mayor, and Indirectly to strengthen Nor- way's hold on strategic polar Islands, tho Wlnona Association of Com- merce, the members of the council The direct action was signaled by and the police department and still Joint Army, Navy and Air Force I no__f Ings. plans to restrict for all but military use a string of Aleutian. Islands. These stretch out toward Russian- held Kamchatka and the Kurlles. They also cover tho approaches to Dutch Harbor, which the Japanese attacked along with Pearl Harbor. Action on the other front came in the Navy's announcement that a U, S. currier tusk force will visit the Norwegian port of Bcrgeii, April 2fl to May '2, on a "good will Both moves were described olllclal- ly as But behind the "routine" label was this background: Secretary of Defense Forrestal re- vealed two weeks ago that Alaskan defense forces consist of only troops and less than JOO fifthlur planc.s. Navy olllclals reported that olio of three mystery submarines said to have been sighted In the Pacific was spotted oil the Aleutians. Present plans cull for an Increase to in the number of troops manning the Alaskan outpost. The armed services Indicated fur- ther expansion of air strength Is in prospect In their federal register no- lice yesterday of a public hearing In Juncau, Alaska, May 4 on plans to restrict the Aleutians area. A ipokcsman for Secretary of Defense was believed playing with another Forrcsta! said the whole matter was boy when the accident occurred. Ap- parently running In play he saw the open parking space and darted out directly Into the parking car, Thu lud wiiii born In Wlnona TV-h- their unlplng tuctlcs to largu scale attuek.'i, Knur duys ago Jewish flghtcni Bll ulletms The eoinmunldt- dominated Italian (leneral Con- federation of I.ulior riilleil a tia- llon-wlclp Kenenil ulrlke today for April (lays Imforn tho ILillitn national clrrllon.i. A yiinriic Amerl- here today tie hud tieen held liii'iiiniiuililni- do hy thr KiiHHlun.i for four ttfter they renmvril him from u train en route to I'ntKiie, He they tlinird the validity of travel pit pern, Itrniikhnvrn, N. V, WI'i A DC-1 pl.inp mi it text rilicht M'lth erew of three ithourd landed wifely at MiirArttitir field hern tmlh.r nfler imp of fire In ttio ulr. tho fortress village of Kaslel In their campaign to open tho way for food convoys, Five miles north- wr.'il of Jerusalem, Kastel controls trufllc on thu Jcru.ialcm-Tul Aviv highway. Senate Group In Harmony on Draft Revival Ily Marvin L, Arrowsmlth note ot dis- cord In thu Scnato armed' services committal: over universal military training today failed to throw the majority off key. There, still was plenty of har- mony for revival of tho draft. And predicted committee ap- proval of UMT an well, The discordant note was sounded by Senator Edward V. Robertson (it.-W.vo.) In advanco of the com- mUlee'ii miii'tlng today to iil.urt writ- Ing draft, and UMT legislation, a eotumlttco member, said the administration IN trying to "rldii" UMT through Congress on the caaltatlH of detective .serv- ice." Thu administration's plan In l.o puckago tho two prcplu'ednoH.s I'aMireii In ono bill. There Is a lot of support In Con- for u limited draft. There IN n good deal of still opposition to UMT. paren u sinter, aron, yea old, and his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Al Kuhlmnnn of Wl- nona. Puncral services will bo held at 9 m. Wednesday from tho chapel of aimed at "regularizing" what rcady is going on. Authors Group Protests MacArthur Book Ban New York Tho Authors League ol' America took General Douglas MacArthur to task today for allegedly banning books written by John I-Icrscy mid Edgar Snow. In a terse cablegram, tho league Ho was right! Rochester Doctor Killed in Missouri St. Joseph, Mo. Dr. Arthur Clayton Fawcctt, Rochester Minn., was killed todny in a colli- sion of two cnrs or. U. S. highway GO, south of Bethany, Mo. Mrs. Grnce Simmons Fawcett, 75, and Mrs. Clara. Jessie Dando, 72, Carlsbad, N. M., wore Injured ser- iously. They were taken to a Be- thany hospital. Koper Jackson, Rldgeway, Mo., was the driver of one of the cars. One Of The First voters in Wisconsin's presidential convention delegates primary, Francis Jacobl, right, Wauwatosa, a fanner, gets a ballot from Harry Stark, election official, today as polls opened. Voting booths are at tho right of the stove. Another election official, Marshall C. Cain, checks records. (A.P. Wirephoto to The Repub- lican-Herald.) tho J. J, Kelly funeral home with throughout Japan of Hersey's second rites set for a, m. at St. Joseph's church. Burial will be In St. Mary's cemetery Weather FKDF.RAI., FOKKCASTS Wlnonn and vicinity Part cloudy tonight with scattered local, showers beginning late tonight or Wednesday. No important tempera- ture change. Low tonight 43, high Wednesday CO. cloudy tonight and Wednesday, with light local rain mixed with some sleet or snow In extreme north. A little warmer south and tonight and south incl west Wednesday. cloudiness incl not so cool tonight wll.h rain be- ginning extreme West late tonight. rain Wednesday and Wednesday night. WltrVTIIER OIllcliil fur tho 2-1 liouni ending nl, l'J in. today: Maximum, (ill; minimum. 20; noon, OH: precipitation, none; .sun .sets tonight at .sun rises to- morrow at TKMPEKATUKES ELSEWHERE Max. Min. Prec. Chicago 03 42 .32 Knrl Johnson Surveys damage done when his ten-ton gravel truck somersaulted a street embankment In Topangc canyon near Los Angeles yesterday and landed on top of a sedan. Two teen-age boys were in the auto when the smashup happened but neither was Injured, (A.P. Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) Denver............. CO 31 DCS Moincs OG 43 Duluth 52 35 Kansas City 07 -17 Miami 78 72 Mpls.-St'. Paul -----00 37 New Orleans 82 70 New York 70 5R Sea 1.1.10 :ifi .03 KlVICIt ItUI.I.KTIN l-'lood Stugu 24-Hr. Stugu Today Change Red Wlnpt 14 10.4 .1 Lake City 13.3 .1 Reads 12 0.4 ,1 Dam 4, T.W..... 10.1 Dam 5, T.W..... 8.2 Dam 5A, T.W. S.5 Wlnona 13 10.4 Dam G, T.W..... 9.2 .1 Dakota S.3 Dam 7, T.W..... 8.9 H- .1 La Crosse 12 10.1 Tributary Streams Chlppcwa at Durand 4.8 .7 Zumbro at Thellmaii 3.4 -I- A Buffalo1 above Almn nt Dotluc l.ii Black at, Nelllsvllli! '1.0 .1 Black ut Galasvlllc .7 La Crosse at W. Salem l.fl -i- .1 Root at Houston 0.3 -i- -1 RIVKR FORECAST (from IlnslingH to The Mississippi will hold practi- cally stationary from Wlnona through La Crosse to Lansing- tlie next 24 hours after which a general slow fall will take place throughout the entire liver district. Allies Drop Fighter Plane Escort Plans As Russ Apologize x By Richard Kaslschkc publicly and officially expressed regret today about the "unfortunate" Soviet- British plane crash over Berlin yes- terday which cost 15 lives. The Soviet commander promised the British that Allied planes In the future would have unhindered ac- cess to Berlin. British olllclals said the Russian response was satisfactory and im- mediately canceled plans to assign 84-Day Vancouver Coal Strike Ends Nanalmo, B. C. An 84 -day con! strike by miners on Vancouver Island ended today. The strikers, members of the United Mine-Workers ol America voted lust, night to ncccpt a dnily Inr.raisi wan (Mil to :I01. of The vote fighter plane escorts, beginning to- day, to all air transports coming Into Berlin. The United States followed the British lead. U. S. and British planes Jlcw in and out of the city today without escort. Tension In Berlin cased off some- what. The official Russian account of yesterday's crash incident .said the Russian lighter piano hit the Brit-: ship a.s It was trying to land. The- olllclal British account quoted eye- witnesses as saying the lighter pilot was "frolicking" when he hit the British ship. The British plane, carrying 14 per- sons, Including two Americans, crashed in the Russian zone oi ...JQ city. All aboard were killed. The bodies lay in the wreckage nearly 12 hours before the Russian command llnally gave Its consent early today for their removal.. Field Marshal Lord Montgomery arrived In Berlin today by plane. He will dine tonight with Marshal Vas- slly D. Sokolovsky. the Russian com- mander In Germany. Balloting Weather Is Good 3 Candidates' Fates to Be Determined By Jack Bell Milwaukee Clear, cool weather prevailed tliroughout WU- consln today as voters made their decision In the state's vital pre- sidential delegate election. Sprinc-llke temperatures, hitting a high of GO degrees, plus tha battle for ballots between. delcgato candidates for three Republican aspirants, was attracting a record throng of voters. Sccrtary of State Fred R. Zim- merman has estimated the turnout at the polls will far exceed the votes cast In when tha late Wendell L. Willkle was crushed without a delegate. Some politicians think It may a transfer to oblivion for one of three Douglna MacArthur, Governor Thomas E. Dewcy of New York and former Governor Harold E. Stassen of Min- nesota. As a result of polls in Milwaukee. Dcwey was given more chance than previously to pull up among the contenders, despite bear stories com- ing out ol his headquarters here In- dicating that he might be the third man In the critical race. Practically all of the politicians were agreed that MacArthur will BO over biR or won't be a factor at all. A scattering of delegates, placing him In third position, almost cer- tainly would put him out c' the Re- publican presidential race. On the other hand, he could sweep (Continued on Pice 13, Column L) ELECTION Mete. U.S. Crackdown Deadline For Lewis Hinted Tomorrow New Orleans ha-s Its Mardl Oma Atlantic City has Its beaaty pageant And every year In California Palm Springs has Its rodeo week .That's when every- one In Palm Springs dresses as a cowboy Even the Indians. And with everyone wcarine western garb, tho town really looks picturesque Sort of a Repub- lic studio with sand. The swanky Blltmore hotel certainly got right Into the spirit of rodeo By Harold W. Ward Washinffton The govern- ment allowed John L. Lewis more legal rope today before cracking on him and the striking coal miners for defying a court back-to- work order. While government attorneys de- clined to reveal their time-table lor proceeding against Lewis and the United Mine Workers union, they hinted Hint the deadline for com- pliance will fall tomorrow, i If so, Lewis or his attorneys would have to do one of these things to- day to avert that crackdown: J. Send the nearly soft coal miners back to work, cnd- inK the strike over pensions which started March 15. 2. Fiijht tho temporary re- straining order itself by chal- lenging its constitutionality or asking: tho court to dissolve It on other Rrounds. If Lewis elected to do nothing the next move appeared likely to be a contempt of court citation. Justice T. Alan. Goldsborough, who 18 months ago fined the union and Lewis for ig- noring another bnck-to-work order, was due to receive a.ny motionn which Lewis or the government ope All its towels were mark- "hers" and Bob ed "his" "horsey." As honorary mayor of Palm Springs, I took part In the celebra- tion And I wore the outfit I used making the "Pale Face" out at Paramount The gallon beret. satin shirt studded with plaid se- quins, ermine neckerchief, neon chaps, and elevator spurs, There was also a blK parade through town and I had my usual portion In the parade But since I was honorary mayor this might offer. The union's line was year It was a little different. In- cut to when Lewis appeal- stead of a broom, they gave me a. ed to the Supreme Obeying a court order, soft coal operators offered todny to meet with John L. on the mine pension dis- Lewis putc. There was no Immediate indica- tions whether Lewis would accept or reject. vacuum cleaner. I was really very embarrassed during the parade though. The horse they gave me must have been a tourist. Every time I tried to get: up on his back, he'd throw me off and say. "Please I want niy suntan to bo even." ;