Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 7, 1947, Winona, Minnesota
YOU STILL HAVE TIME TO VOTE; POLLS IN CITY CLOSE AT 8 P. M. W EATHER Clnr fcnd cold lantcht) cloudy warmer Full Leased Wire Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations OKOLSKY Read Illn New Column Dally go Editorial Pafa VOLUME 47. NO. 42 W1NONA, MINNESOTA. MONDAY EVENING. APRIL 7. 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY SIXTEEN PACES Phone Workers on Strike Early Voting In Municipal -Election Slow 11% of Registered Voters Cast Ballots by Noon About 11 per cent of Wlnona' registered voters had gone to thi polls by noon today In the clt; general election, a sample of pre- cincts In the four wards showed. In the four precincts one In each total of 298 had voted, and these four precincts have a total voter registration of Precinct Judges generally con- sidered the first five hours but several perennial election-dope- sters were predicting a vote of about 65 per the polls close at 8 p. m. today, Here's what the sample check showed: In the second precinct of the first -ward, with a registration of 644, 63 had voted. In the third precinct of the sec- ond ward, with a registration of 700, 85 had voted. In the second precinct of the third ward, with a registration of 686. 75 had voted. In the second precinct of the fourth ward, where 665 are regis- tered, 75 had voted, Interest Illrh But If the opening hours were "slow" In the election, in which at least two new aldermen will be named, besides at least three new nchool directors, there were Indica- tions that the Interest In the cJcc- Senate Critics Seek Limit on Foreign Aid Washington Senate critics sought anew today to narrow Presi- dent Truman's doctrine of world- wide aid to "free peoples" by writ- ing Into the Greek-Turkish bill a proclamation against Intervention n any other nation's civil strife. With the Senate expected to start debating the stem- communism measure Wednesday, Senator Edwin C. 'Johnson (D.- spearheaded a drive for :uch a nonintervention amend- 3een rejected by the foreign rela- ions committee. Johnson's proposal would state in ffect that the United States In xtendlng aid to Greece and Turkey, is not establishing u. policy under which it will feel called upon tj In- tervene in the troubles of nations elsewhere. It also would reaffirm American Intentions to submit to the United Nations all future dis- turbances Involving world peace. The President reiterated his Jef- ferson day dinner address Saturday night his doctrine of "aiding these peoples whose freedoms are endang- ered by outside pressures." He did not mention Russia by ment even though It already has name, although the Senate-tommit- ;ee heard testimony from admln- stratlon officials that Greece la threatened by communist-directed guerrillas and Turkey by Soviet sressure from without. Sitts, Waiting Death, Quiet After Slagging Sioux George Sitts sat In the death cell block In South Dakota penitentiary today, once again seemingly resigned o die after a brief outburst late Saturday in which he slugged prison official who found two .Iron hooks the prisoner had con- Russ Renew Demands to Scrap A-Bomb Disarmament on Safeguards Basis Hit by Gromyko By Larry Hauck Lake Success, N. A. Gromyko today renewed Rus- sia's demand that the United States scrap Us atomic bombs im- mediately. The Soviet deputy for- eign minister declared that such a personnel was trying to provide tep plus a general slash In anna- bu.t waf hampered In some 0 sections by storm conditions in Phone Strike Idles In Minnesota and Wisconsin Independent Firms in Two States Continue Service Minneapolis Nearly j members of the Northwestern Un- on of Telephone Workers in Min- nesota and Wisconsin Joined fellow workers In other states In W strike today. A spokesman for the Northwest- rn Bell Telephone Company, which erves Minnesota, said management tlon was high. In the period of several hours this morning the commissioner of elections, Roy O. WUdgrube, had received a half-dozen calls from noareirtitcred citizens who wore wondering whether they could do anything which would permit them to cast their ballot. The answer was 'no" In every case. Registration for this election legally ended March 19, when the registrations totaled 0.215, the low- est figure for a city election In 20 years. Too Late Since then, however, Wlldgrubc estimates that 100 have requested permission to register. (Citizens must register at his of- fice unless they have voted during the past two calendar years In an election The nine contested elections has aroused Interest In the election, but .another focal point has been the three proposed bond Issues on which tha electorate is deciding today. The Individual bond issue questions are for sewer extensions and lift stations, 000 for a new Prairie Island road and for completion of Lake Wlnona dredging. Coal liners Remain Away From Work FUt.sburch Heeding de- mands of union leaders to stay away from mines until safety conditions Improve, about half of the nation's bituminous miners remained Idle today after elapse of the six- day mourning period for the Cen- tralla, m., mine tragedy. The situation was roughly miners Idle and back at work. In the vital Pittsburgh produc- tion district cool output wag but' 25 per cent of normal. Production was likewise low In other big coal areas, A comparative- ly few mines were operating in West Virginia, leading coal pro- ducer, which had about men Idle. Eastern Ohio mines were closed, and a United Mine Workers of- ficial expressed belief Ohio's deep mines, employing to would remain shut until feder relnspectlon. Illinois Split In Illinois, about of 20.0C United Mine Workers were idl but almost all of the Prog resslve Mine Workers there worke About 50 per cent of Alabama 20.000 miners returned to work. Th mine shutdown 'fins reported "a most complete" in districts of Ken coaled. Sitts has only a few days at the only hours to live. Some night this week, between the hours of midnight and 6 a. m. he will be executed in the electric chair for killing a South Dakota peace officer a year ago, Warden G. Norton Jameson said he was certain Sitts Intended some form of last minute violence with the two iron hooks, which the prisoner had removed from cells In which he was housed the past year The hooks, nearly two Inches long and on which Sitts had fitted han- dles of cardboard and strips of ;oweling, were used in the cells for fastening up bunks. One of the hooks had been sharp- ened. Warden Jameson said the nstruments might have been used In the fashion of brass knuckles. SIMS' has been under Increased guard since the first of the year, ameson said, and his cell has been searched each week while he was aken outside for a bath. A week ago last Thursday, strips of a owel were found hidden In his .ucky, including Harlan, as well a Cordon Drawn Around Raided Area in China Chinese gov- ernment today ordered evacuation of all residents within yards of the marine ammunition dump at Hslnho. where a surprise commu- nist attack Friday night killed five Americans. A marine request to extend U. 3. defense lines to that radius was ap- proved. A Chinese official meanwhile gave the first detailed story of the Red assault M he said Major General Samuel Howard, commander of marines In North China, described it to him: Two marines were on guard at the entrance to the sprawling, tri- angular dump. They were killed in the first Red attack from the dark. Three other marines rushed in a Jsep to aid their comrades and like- wise were killed. The stored munitions were mostly heavy artillery shells but tho raid- ers loaded some of them on pack animals. They escaped with some shells and blew up some ammuni- tion before they withdrew. Approximately 80 marine rein- forcements were summoned from Tangku. five miles away. Land mines and a road ambush delayed them and wounded 1C, but all are believed recovering. A Chinese government battalion went after the communist raiders, who left six of their number dead and were believed to have approxi- mately 100 -wounded. Tennessee and Virginia. Kentucky U.M.W. miners were idle. During the mourning period call cd for the Ccntralla, 111., mine dls aster, many TJ.M.W. urged th miners not to return to mines unt: they were certified as safe. The Solid Fuels administration of rice in Altoona, Pn., announced tha some mines in the big central Penn sylvania field were closed, but tha these Included pits which "don't op crate anyway on Easter Monday." Some at Pittsburgh Working A navy at Pittsburgh reported that a "good many" mines in his area were working, Includlnf "some which had been dcclarcc The latter were ccrtlflct ns safe after corrective steps were taken. Among the eastern Ohio mines staying closed were two at St. Clalrs- (Contlnued on Pare 3, Column 3) COAL STRIKE Naval Armory Job A-warded at Oskosh Oshkosh, wis. Lieutenant Commander Robert Lund, head of the Oshkosh naval reserve unit, said today a contract for construc- tion of a naval reserve armory had been awarded to the Ben B. Ganthcr Company of Osh- kosh. The company said work on the building would begin this week. Tho structure is to bo made up of .three 40 by 100 foot Quonset huts con- nected by a "head house" of masonry. illlow and Sitts was moved to an- ther cell. A final check on his old ell disclosed the Iron hook was one. Prison officials bided their time, id not take Sitts out of the second cell until Saturday afternoon. AU (Continued on Page 12, Column 6} SITTS ments would "remove mutual sus- picion and lack of confidence" throughout the world. Delivering the long-awaited Soviet policy speech to the United Na- tions commission on conventional armaments, Gromyko ripped Into assertions of the Western powers that iron-clad international security measures must precede actual dis- arming. The Soviet delegate to the TJ.N also rejected American and British contentions that disarming musl be conditioned on establishment of safeguards. Asks Convention He said the general assembly resolution of last December call- .ng for arms reduction did not "di- rectly or indirectly" indicate any necessity for such safeguards. In asking again for a convention to outlaw atomic weapons now, Gromyko said: "The conclusion of such a con- vention would present a serious contribution to the strengthening of international peace and security. It would bring an increase in mutual western Minnesota and eastern North Dakota. A snowstorm in that area had confidence between the peoples of the the world faith and would strengthen of the people in the TLN." To Talk on Greek Aid Indicated that Isolated approximately 100 towns. Strike orders were Issued to ap- proximately union members in Minnesota. Placard-bearing pickets began marching in front of entrances to company properties in the Twin Cities at 6 a. m, Picketing Orderly Union spokesmen said orderly picketing was planned for all tele- phone company properties. In Min- neapolis 80 pickets were ordered for the main office and outlying exchanges. They will be changed every two hours. Strike headquar- ters were established for the Minneapolis telephone workers in- volved. An estimated telephone workers in St. Paul also were under strike orders. Communities served by independ- ent telephone systems expected to operate without difficulty on local calls. In Minnesota alone. Inde- pendent systems serve approxi- mately to subscribers, tfankato, International Falls and Three Picket Captains call for signs and get last minute instruc- tions from George Mycrscough, strike director for the New York Telephone Company's union employes as the nation-wide strike gets under way. Fairmont were among tho larger cities with independent systems. Duluth, largest city with manual telephones in .the Northwestern Bell setup, was expected to feel the brunt of the strike Immediately. Russia was not ready-to compromise on the long-fought atomic issue as he said sharply: "Without such a convention that would forbid the __......_ use of atomic weapons it would be j Twin Cities In Rochester, Albert difficult and perhaps It would be Lea and Austin lessened the im- Dials Absorb Shock Dial telephone service In the Early Lilienthal Confirmation Seen conil- dently predict confirmation of Da- vid E. Lilienthal as chairman of the Atomic Energy commission early this week even though his most outspoken critic, Senator McKellar has not announced his delegate soia ne WOUJQ toucn next move. 'the Problem at today's meeting. McKellar told a reporter he has not decided what, if any, further steps he will take to try to block jlllcnthal's confirmation. His drive ost momentum Friday when the Senate defeated, 52 to 38, a motion o return the nomination to com- mittee for further study, Senator Taft Repub- Washington nolicv committee chairman J diplomatic sc mpossible to successfully solve the question of establishing interna- tional control of .atomic energy." Gromyko took the floor In the arms commission, speaking Russian, less than four hours before his scheduled speech in English to a security council meeting on Presi- dent Truman's un- ilateral program of aid to Greece and Turkey. In their statements, the United States and Britain said In effect that arms reduction now was pre- mature. Both agreed to go to work on the program, but cautioned that international security must first be established. The stage was set for Gromyko's remarks on Greece ten days ago when Warren R. Austin laid Presi- dent Truman's program before the council. At that; time, the Soviet delegate said he would She repeated her statement hun- dreds'of, times, but she didn't her voice was recorded. Two supervisory manning the board at the local Bell Telephone Company ex- change, and when long' distance was dialed they simply plugged in the-recording. Two Do Work of 15 As Harold Law, local manager aid, "Running that recording was tile only way out. We've got two operators on that board this morn- Ing, where ordinarily we fiavc 15. Plugging In the recording satisfies most people that they won't be able to make a long distance call, and those who believe they are in a I legitimate emergency can dial the urged the public this morning not other number and state their cose." to make any but the most vital! The Bell Telephone system classi- fies emergency calls for priority handling on nondial exchanges and Long Distance Calls From Winona on Emergency Basis, Local Service Unaffected Wlnonans who dialed for long distance today were hearing a solicitous female voice telling them that a. strike was on but if they dialed another number they'd consider their request for out-of-town telephone service. mediate shock of the strike in those cities although long distance serv- ice was scheduled for immediate curtailment. William C. of the Wisconsin Telephone -Company, local or long distance calls. He said that with a curtailed staff at work (Continued on Page 3, Column 4) PHONE STRIKE Efforts to Free Officers Held in China Continue Army and lean policy committee chairman, aid he would try to get an agree- ment today to vote tomorrow, Taft himself opposed the nomlna- 11 Hurt As Trains >ash in Wyoming Ganger, Wyo, Four cars f the Union Pacific eastbound ;reamllner. City of Portland, were eralled yesterday, in a collision sources said Saturday night that efforts to win release of two American military officers captured by Chinese communists In Manchuria have produced no Taft Brands Truman JTax Talk As 'Political' long distance lines the following: "Calls in connection with fire, flood, wreck, tornado, riot, serious accident or illness, death or any dis- aster, emergency requiring the aid 40 Injured As Train Jumps Track in Indiana Columbia City, Ind. The Pennsylvania railroad's Gotham Limited train carrying more than 300 passengers was wrecked at a. m. today at a street crossing in South Columbia Gity. Injuring at east 40 persons. An Indiana state trooper at the scene said none was killed and none of the injured appeared In critical condition, although "three or lour were seriously hurt." Arthur Jackson, Columbia city policeman, said ho was approaching the crossing in a cruiser car as the train approached and "I saw a burst of flame shoot from the locomotive. Then the engine nosed over." Towns With Dial Service Unaffected Schwellenbach's Plea for 48-Hour Delay Rejected Strike in Brief Washington MP) Here'i the telephone strike In brief: Tile National Fed- eration of Telephone Workers and 39 of its affiliated onions called the strike the Bell system. The N.F.T.W. claims members, with an additional 50.000 In nmf- flllated unions affected. Issues Striken demand V.-HKC Increases of J12 weekly. The Rovcrnment Kays avcraco weekly pay In now Union nlflo Aftta union Nhop and other concessions. NCRotiatlonH Thr union proposed arbitration of all i-.- xucs on a naiion-wide baxix. Management proposed arbitra- tion only on wafcs and on a compuny-by-coropany basis in the Bell system. Seizure Attorney General Clark lias' ruled that President Truman haw the power to seixe the telephone companies. Top administration officials were reported acalnxt taking any Mich action immediately. Harold W. Ward strike by an estimated workers today crippled the nation's telephone sys- tem after union leaders spured a dramatic, last-minute government plea for a 48-hour postponement. The walkout began in eastern cities and spread progressively across the country as clocks ticked alt tho C a. m. deadline in each time zone. The of Its kind In American complete when West coast workers left their jobs to back up dtaiaucji Tor S12 week pay increases and nine other contract demands on the fur-flans Bell telephone system. Some employes halted work few minutes in advance of the central signal and In many cities picket line were promptly thrown around telephone company properties. Toll calls, information and local (Continued on Pace 13. Column 1) PHONE By Jack Bell Robert Taft of Ohio declared today that Republican-controlled Congress will K- E- Berklns of Port Wayne, the brakeman, said "The train appar- ently just jumped the track. The only car to overturn was a Pullman. Most of the injured were takenTrom it." doctors, ambulances or life-saving service, militia or other government 'authorities and calls from utility companies in connection with pow- er or pipeline failures." Pickets Out Members of local 2322. North- western Union of Bell Telephone Workers, were picketing the The 16-car state police unit re- ported there were 15 cars in the train and 13 were derailed. The locomotive remained upright. Troop- the office during office hours disregard President Truman's "po- for the continuation of the strike, lltical timing" and cut both taxes The union includes maintenance and government expenses this year. Taft. who heads the Senate Re- publican policy committee, told a reporter lie regards as a "purely political statement" the President's assertion In his Saturday night Jef- ferson day address that the Repub- licans are headed toward "false economy." "The President's budget will be and were planning the roadbed was plowed up ..i -m j 'and "in a mess." The Pennsylvania railroad report- ed In Philadelphia that 35 were in- jured, and that one person, a mall clerk, was hurt seriously. A P. R. R. spokesman suid that the Gotham Limited apparently! came upon a freight train on track one of the Chicago-New York men, operators and office workers, whose walkout left the exchange manned by a few supervisory em- ployes and the manager. Forty-six employes; members of the local were out, plus a number of construction Former Stale Senator Dies in Evanston, III. Chicago Frank L. Glotz- bach, 74, of Anamoosc, N. D.. chair- man of the Democratic state com- mittee In North Dakota for ten years and a former Minnesota state senator, died Sunday of .1 heart ailment In suburban Evanston. A retail druggist for 52 years, was elected to the Minnesota, legis- lature in 190G while living In Fari- bault and served 16 years. Weather However, an instance ol union cooperation with the local ofllce results in the five weeks since the Taft said. "Estimated reve-jwas reported this morning by S. B men were seized. nues are going to be larger. Taxes A new attempt to negotiate re- can be cut and a large surplus left lease of the men, Major apply on the debt, for which the ith a freight assengers. train, Injuring 11 B. Rlgg of Superior, Wis., and (Captain J. W. Collins of Evanston, HI., assistant military attache of the United States embassy in China, wns reported in diplomatic quar- ters. United States officials arc now The cars remained upright and fflcials said the Injured were eatcd at the scene for bruises and Democrats are suddenly much con- cerned after 14 years. Says Taxes Must Be Cut "If we don't cut taxes the Ohio senator continued, "The spenders will soon find new ways to trying to get In touch with the elcc spend and spend and elect Wlgg, president of local No. 2322, when at the request of the Winona plant chief two cablespllcers and a. test man were dispatched to a cable break on the Homer road and re- stored service .to a house where sickness was reported. As a stream of customers poured into the office to pay their tele- id then resumed their trip train continued cast two hours eommunlst group which captured the men through an UNRRA sup- ply caravan heading into a remote uts from glass of broken windows section of Manchuria. It was bc- j lived here that another week prob- ably would elapse before results of this new effort would be known. The men were taken prisoner by communist forces while observing a battle in progress with nationalist, forces near Changchun, February 28. spokesman said the tcr. A railroad eight had run through a block jnal Instead of stopping until the reamllner had cleared the main ne. Racine Man Succumb After Fall at Farm Brown, 3C, of route two. Franksvllle, died yesterday of Injuries suffered April 2 when he struck his head In a foil ovtr a feed bag. Parade in New York As Mercury Hits 74 Degrees Mr. Truman told his audience of Democratic party members he recog- nizes frankly that tho present tax burden is too heavy to be consid- ered permanent, adding: "At a proper time I will support tax .reduction and tax readjustment designed to reduce the burden and to adjust the burden to the needs of a peacetime economy." Balanced Budget Planned ic only time the chief executive mentioned the G.O.P. by name was when he announced officially that the budget for the current govern- ment year ending June 30 will be first-time in 17 years. phone bills', Mr. Law commented, T think the traffic is a little less than usual, because quite a few persons probably decided to stay away today because of the strike. But it' amazing how many people don't know there's a strike on at all." The injured Included: Staff Sergeant Nclvln Becker of Minneapolis, Minn., en route to Quantlco, Va., with a draft contin- gent, minor injuries. Reynolds Flight May Take Off Tonight Newark, N; air- port officials said today that the proposed around-the-world flight by Chicago Pen Manufacturer Milton Reynolds would get off probably to- night, but the plane's radio opera- "And that was done without help with several short cir- from the Republican Mr. I cults in the-communications equip- Albert Lea Man Among Marines Hurt in China Lieutenant Dale L. Whltcls of Albert Lea, Minn., was listed today by the navy as among the marines who were wounded "dis-Mdcnt forces" In China raided a marine ammunition dump Tivnsku. near Tientsin. By The Auoolated Freia On tho second Easter of peace since the ending of global hostilities, worshippers throughout the world paused for prayer yesterday In cen- Curlcs-old, commemorative services of the resurrection. In the Holy Land, the half-light- Jerusalem's where 16 Christian faiths worship- were crowded as monks and priests directed the rites. At the altar in front of a replica of the tomb of Jesus, Latin Catholics ended their Holy Week with ponti- fical high mass. Several thousand cd corridors Church of the Holy Jews prayed at the walling wall on the second day of Passover. Tho Holy Land, scene of violence and political strife, was quiet as the three faiths worshipped. Throughout Europe, the day was marked by prayer and few persons participated in the traditional Easter parade of fashion sharp contrast to the scene in New York city, where an estimated persons paraded under clear skies and in 74-degree weather in Manhattan's largest Easter style show. A Pontifical high mass, nt St. Peter's basilica in. Rome was at- tended "by most of the diplomatic corps accredited to the Holy See. Inclement weather kept the aven- ues free of strollers In many Euro- pean countries, Including sections of England, and -an Easter snowstorm fell in; Moscow, where tht holiday comes next Sunday by the "orthodox calendar. Crowds of Americans gathered on river banks and mountains, in parks and stadiums, and at other places throughout the nation for sunrise rituals, marking the dawn of an- other Easter, Regular church services later drew millions to houses of worship. Truman said, departing from his prepared text. The President's speech, the first he has delivered to a wholly politi- cal audience since the Republicans gained control of Congress, was widely interpreted as indicating that he will be available as the Demo- cratic in 1948. Urges Spirit of Human Solidarity Vatican City (fP) Pope Pius XII told 22 officials of UNRRA Sunday that even after the relief organization was dissolved it would be necessary to "continue collabora- It would take at least two days to correct the elec- trical difficulties. Reynolds himself said he would make no further announcements until three hours before his take- off in the converted A-2G Douglas bomber, flown here yesterday from Roosevelt Field, Long Island. Tax Shift May Help Halt Badger School Closings Madison, Wis. Passage of bill now before the state legislature to shift the cost of public school education from real estate to gross income taxes would prevent the clos- ing of some Wisconsin schools with- in the next two years, the governor's Joint committee on 1947 educational legislation reported today. The committee, composed of 16 lay organizations, did not indicate the number or schools its believed would have to be closed unless addltiona! state aid was made available. The present tax limits for schoo' purposes are 25 mills for elementary districts and 30 mills for districts operating both an elementary and a lilRh school. The committee said the solution would not be to raise the rates of FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and vicinity: Clear and rather cold tonight: low 28. Tues- day, Increasing cloudiness and warmer; high 52. Minnesota and and rather cold tonight. Tuesday Increasing cloudiness and warmer.' LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 14 hours ending 12 m. today: Maximum. 37; minimum, SO; noon. 37: precipitation, none; sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at For the 24 hours ending .it 13 m. Sunday: Maximum. 50: minimum. 34; noon, 34; precipitation, .42 of aa Inch. TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max. Min. Pet. Denver 5G 34 Los Angeles G8 Si MInml 79 74 T Mpls.-St. Paul ___3C 27 .01 New Orleans 71 .07 Phoenix 81 43 RIVEH BULLETIN Flood Stage 24-Hr. Stage Today Chance general property taxes and declared the proposed legislation "guarantees that no district will escape school taxes and no district will have an excessive rate." Election Returns tlon In the spirit of human and; Christian solidarity." Results of today's city election will be broadcast over KWNO ns received tonight. The first returns should be available between and 9 o'clock.' The returns will be collected and tabulated by The Republican- Herald and KWNO Htaff. The Rcpubllcan-Hcruld office will be closed. No returns will be available by telephone. Listen to KWNO for election rcturnit tonifbt. Rod Wing 14 G.O Lnke City 9.3 Rends 12 5.8 Dnm 4, T. W..... 7.0 Dam 5, T. W...... 5.7 Dam 5A, T. W..... 6.8 Winona (C.P.) 13 7.7 Dnm 5, Pool 7.3 Dam 6, T. W...... 7.4 Dakota (C.P.) 8.7 Dam 7, Pool 9.G Dam 7. T. W....... 7.3- La Crossc 12 8.0 Tributary Streams 9.7 3.7 G.3 7.8 10.7 7.1 .4 .4 .4 -f- -5 .6 .6 -i- -1 .6 Chlppewa at Durand Zumbro at Thcllman Buffalo above Alma Trempealenu at Dodg Black at Nclllsvillc Black at GalesviUc La Crosse at W. Salem 2.9 -f 1.1 1.4 J- .0 -1.2 2 1.5 .6 .5 Boot at Houston 11.3 RTVER FORECAST (From Hastings to Guttcnberjc) The Mississippi will continue ris- ing throughout this district until :iear the end of the week with crests indicated one to one and one-half feet higher than present cwls. The lowci-jChipDcwa nnd the nlddlc lower Wisconsin will sharply the next 3G hours but serious flooding is Indicated. All smaller tributaries will recede.