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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 8, 1948, Winona, Minnesota w EATHER FM IS COMING rare your new radio CAJI rccciva Full Leased Wire Newt Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of VOLUME 48, NO, 44 WINONA. MINNESOTA THURSDAY EVENING. APRIL 8, 1946 FIVE CENTS PER COPY TWENTY PAGES New Armour Plant to Employ Up to 100 Russ Balk at 4-Power Probe Of Air Crash English Version of Collision Termed 'Slander' I.ynn Marshal VnssllJ' D, Mokfilfiviky today blamed H JJt'ltl.'ih truffle violation fin' Mondiiy'ii llrlt- Wi-Movlel jiliine rcilllMtili. The HusMun military commander Mild that unles.1 ho WHS assured ItrlU.ih pliiiu'.i will observe four- power fllnlit rulr.'i, he to "take. riieiiMirc'K Sue the protection of the surety or ulr truffle over tho occupation" He turnrd clown tho Ulna of ft Justice C. A. Fowler Dies killed o He fnvored an Inquiry by a Soviet- lU'ltlsh commission, Pokolovsky stntrd his position in a reply to communications on tho crush from hli British counterpart, General fHr Hrlan Uobertron. He cleserliied Hie Ih'itlsh version of tho accident slander. Tim innrslml's letter reversed the position he took Monday after the neeltli-nt. At (hut time he expressed I rri'i'ct arid insured the; did nut. Intend to Interfere with flluhts down lUo Allied alt' eon'ldoi' to llcrlln. jirltuln l.i iik-iiln con.tlderlnK the use df fluhtei' plunes to eneort Its iriitv.rwirt.i Hei'lln, n upokenman Mild tonlKhf. The spokesman mild Uuwlii Imd replied uiisiiMsfnetnrily lo llrltlsh uri'te.its civet1 Monday's dolllslon of n f'.ovlPt fkhter and u transport ar- riving from London. Disgruntled Amputee Blows Self to Bits LOU Anitpiei A lonoly, frustrated old man blow himself lo blli ye.tterdny with n crutlely- bomb that wrecked the offtcr.t of the ntnto Industrial ao- eldent commission. Four pornon.i werr injured by the explosion. The man was Identified as Chfirles W. Hun'er, 05. who lost hid loft (irm In nn Industrial accident In The commission was paying him n Miuill weekly disability and hnct under consideration his up- plication for n, lump Mim scttlo- rnerit, said, j'nllre liiVMllKiitor.1 mild Ifuntnr (tetwmted dyimmltp that he carried In his trousers pocket. Tho lower purl of tho timn'.i body was blown away by the terrific oxplo.ilon, Mudlson, WIs. Chester A. Fowler, 80, a Justice of tho Wisconsin supremo court since 1029, died today. Ilo had been 111 for tho past three months. Lii.'il September Justice rowlcr was stricken with n heart attack which forced him off the bench for two months. He last sat with tho court March 20. Justice Fowler's present term was to have expired In 1052. Appointed to the high court by tho late Governor Walter Kohlcr aft- er presiding over tho 18th Judicial court for 2'1 years, Justice was elected to tho high court 1930 and ro-uloctod In 1031 and KMl. Ho was born tit, Rubicon in Dodge i'owlnr county and as a youth lived on n farm in Klchland county. Ho was Kraduatcd from Whitewater State Teachers college and the University of Wisconsin, Following his univer- sity Kraduatlon ho was associated with law firms at West Union, Iowa and Omaha, Neb. He moved to Portage, In 1804 and was elect- ed circuit Judge of the IBth district upon its creation In 1005. He was re-elected to that post four times also KorvInK chairman of the board of circuit JuclKC.i for tho first ton years of its existence. His election to the supremo court for tho first time was to fill a va- cancy. Survivors include a son, Dwignt, Madl.son, and a daughter, Mrs. Vorn Boynton, Milwaukee, Mrs. Fowlci died In 10'IC. Only Chief Justice Marvin B. Ros- cnbcrry has served longer than Fowler on the supremo court as pres- ently constituted. Funeral arrangements have not been completed. Weather FOHKC'ASTS Winona and and colder timlitht. Lowest tonlnht VI In the city and In the rural area, jTidny fair and cold: highest 62. Minnr.witii: Clearing and colder tmilL'ht with n srvero Low- eM two-elKht above north to 13-III above wotlUi. I'VUlny wltli rising temperature, Wi.iroiisln: Clearing and colder tohli'h' wl'l" severe III north tux! 11 fa'her hard nouth. lotilwht. rntiKlliK from 13-17 tmrlhwest In '.'O-'.T. In Krldny fair, becoming a little warm- er nnir the western boundary in afternoon. I.OrAI, WMATHKK Offlclnl nlj.ievviitlon.'i for tho 24 hours riidlni! a I- I- in. Maximum, "I; minimum. !M; noon, ;i7 an Inch: MIII win toniL'ht. at mm rises tninrin'nw lit TI Max. Mill. Truman Asks More Funds For Airmada Truman asked Congress today for nn immediate npproprlntlon of for expansion of the ulr forces. The House; appropriations committee, to which the President's romicst vms directed, called a special mcetlnK for this afternoon to tho It plans to re- Jjc'i Mdlne.'i Dllluth Ilileriiiitl'iiial Falls HV 20 Czechs Revolt, Force Plane to Fly Into U. S. Zone Munich. Ccrmnny Twenty non-communist revolted Tucsdny nbonrd n. Czechoslovak National plane, look It over nnd flew It to the V. S, tana at Oennnny. U M'IIH nivciilnil today. "Wo wauled to Ket nwny from tho communist ono ot the ifroiip salil. Seventeen pn.idcnKcrii nnd tliree crewmen seized tho transport, holding at gunpoint u fourth crrwnuui who ohjcoted. Five other passengers wcro aboard lull didn't fully realize what was fCOliif: on. The piano curried SO In nil, "It was all so ono of the llvo said. "Those of us who didn't want to como hero didn't know aliout The plnnn landed without wiirnlntr at n p. m, Tuesday nt the U. S. Air Force lighter base In ncur Munich, It had left Prague on n rcciilnrly scheduled Might to Bratislava, Slovakia, "Tlie pilot Mild he knowingly the pluno to the Amer- ican landed." n lirlnf II, S. Army Air iin- iifiiinertnr.itl siilil. Aollng Consul Knrcr Dvorak mild the plane's orig- inal pilot was forceil at pistol point lo leave, the controls and was locked In the iilimc's wash- run m. Italians Accused of 2 Treaty Violations [Moscow A dispatch from Home accused thn Italian gov- ernment today of two peace treaty violations, Tlir Soviet news agency said Ital- ian plans to have poll watch- at the April elections is n treaty violation. Italian Interior 71 Minister Mario Scclbti said Sunday much of a .security forco would I bo used during the voting. port to the House next week a bill carrying tho new funds. Tho additional money is for use during the fiscal year starting July The President last week notified Congress that such a request would be forthcoming. It is part of an ad- ditional to bo sought for overall defense purposes for the next fiscal year. Of the requested, would be in cosh and in contract authoriza- tions for which cash must be fur- nished later. Tho Air Forces would receive nnd the Naval Bureau of Aeronautics of the new contract authority. All tho funds were earmarked for alrplano construction nnd procure- mcnt. The extra ask- cd by Mr, Truman for defense pur- poses, for Ihe new fiscal year would boost the total defense outlay for tho year to The President's original budget in Janu- ary called for The blggcr-and-bettCT Air Force drive temporarily shunted aside plans for universal military training. These were the developments; 1, Tho House appropriations committee hauled a Air Forco bill onto tho legislative run- way with assurance from Chairman Taber Y.) of a fast takeoff. Tabcr assigned top priority to this Hem in the asked by President Truman to augment the already budgeted for ( Tho extra Air Force funds are for aircraft purchases, research and development. 2. Representative Clnson (R.- Mtiss.) announced his armed serv- ices subcommittee would begin hearings on legislation to expand tho Air Force from 55 to 70 combat groups, 3. The Senate armed services weighed a "formal request" by Sec- retary for Air Symington for a 70- group Air Force, Alleged Cancer Cure Branded 'Mischief Sydney, Australia A gov- ernment committee found today that John Braund'.s alleged specific cancer cure amounts to an out- standing public mischief. Tho committee said that in no cose It investigated had the 79- year-old Sydney layman proved his Lewis Risks Big Contempt Penalties Mine Head Appears Digging In for Finish Fight Washington Joseph E. Moody, bead of the Southern Coal Producers association, said today lio will fllo 11 chargo of unfair labor practices aRalnst John Lewis' United Mine Workers. By Harold W, Ward Washington John L. Lewis confronted the choice today of end- ing the 25-day coal strike or risk- Ing heavy contempt of court penal- ties for each dny it continues. There was little to Indicate, how- ever, that the United Mine Workers' chief meant to comply immediately with the back-to-work order des- pite the contempt citation slapped on him late yesterday. Top government officials said Lewis Instead appeared to be dig- ging in for a finish light in the com'Is. That fight is scheduled to start Monday before Justice T, Alan Goldsborouiih, the sumo Judge who lined him and the union in 194G for defying a similar court order. The lines later were cut to by the supreme court. The government paved tho way for a possible new contempt trial when It asked Gokl.sborouKh or- der Lewis to "show cause, if any" why he and' the UMW should not be punished for ignoring the end- strike directive issued last Saturday night. Goldsborough promptly signed the order, which also calls upon Lewis to sny why he shouldn't be held in both criminal and civil contempt, This leaves any possible penalties entirely up to the Judge. He could order a Jail term as well ns a fine if he found Lewis guilty. On Monday, Goldsborough will dispose of these throe major ques- tions: 1. Whether tho McOulro order should be upheld; 2. If so, whether it should be ex- tended to the full 80-day Injunction called for under the Taft-Hartley act nnd; 3. Whether Lewis and the union are in contempt for not ending the strike. If they fall to clear themselves of the contempt citation Monday, a trial will be held Wednesday. Water Shortage Hits Jerusalem holy city, al- ready short of food and torn by civil strife, was threatened today with a critical water shortage. An official announcement said one Thanks arid Welcome to Winona (An Editorial) Everybody likes a "pat on the back" and Wi- nona today can take a bow. When a top executive of. on organization tho size of Armour and Company, one of the na- tion's Big Five packers, emphasizes the excellent transportation facilities of Winona and praises the Winona Association of Commerce and its Industrial committee headed by J. R. ChappclJ, it is of no small consequence. Not only is this city getting a valuable new industrial plant which will employ up to 100 persons, but it will become a manufacturing and distribution center for live .states of one of the country's most potent meat packing and fertilizer companies. It is gratifying to know, and a stimulant to civic pride, that Armour and Company recog- nizes the natural advantages of Winona and selected this city as a site for their plant be- cause of "Its strategic location." It is likewise gratifying to hear the Armour company express its appreciation of the Wi- nona Association of Commerce and its Indus- trial committee which has been doing such an outstanding job for the last few years. Winona is fortunate in having such citizens as J. R. Chappell. Few realize the vast amount of time he has given over a period of years to bring in new Industries or to help others now located here. This is what John E. Sanford, vice-presi- dent of Armour nnd Company and head of the Armour Fertilizer Works, said. It's "music to the ears" and should impress everyone in Winona of just what sort of a city we have: "The excellent transportation facilities one of the main reasons that Winona was chosen as the key city in this five-state territory. "In line with our policy to give farmers the best service possible in filling their needs for commercial plant foods, we in- vestigated a number of proposed sites for our new plant and selected Winona because of Its strategic location. "We were particularly impressed by the facts that Winona is situated on the Mis- sissippi river, providing facilities for water shipments, and that it has ilve railroads and 14 truck line terminals. "We were also deeply impressed by the manner in which the Winona Association, of Commerce, particularly Mr. J. R. Chap- pell, prominent banker and chairman of the Association's Industrial committee, and all interested parties presented the facts about your city and its possibilities in so far as our company is concerned. Officials of the Association of Commerce and others did everything possible to co- operate with our officials and we appreciate their help deeply." To which, Mr. Sanford, The Republican- Herald, on behalf of all of the citizens of Wi- nona, R-rncIousIy says, "Thanks indeed" and "Welcome to our city." Minnesotan Dangerous G.O.P. Contender, Says Nation's Press 3 Killed, Scores Hurt in Indiana, Illinois Twisters persons were killed and scores Injured in torna- does which skipped over sections of Illinois nnd Indiana yesterday. Property damage was expected to run into the thousands of dollars. The heaviest appeared to be in. the Calumet City area on the edge of Chicago and in the Gary-Hammond, Indiana, district. Madison Harold E. Stns- scn's triumph in the Wisconsin pri- mary swept him. into a formidable position as a contender for the Republican presidential nomination, a wide cross-section of the na- tion's press editorialized today. And the GOP race, in the words of one newspaper, now "is as wide open as the prairies of the Middle West." But the Wisconsin primary "made no change whatsoever in the Re- publican said a number of the Hearst newspapers in an editorial entitled the Hour." 'StiU the Man of The Kansas City Star's view was that the election "virtually elimin- ated General Douglas MacArthur, gave a big boost to Harold E. Stas- sen and n, heavy jolt to Governor Thomas E. but left Taft Stassen Lands 19, MacArthur 8; Dewey Blanked Harold E. Stas- sen, has established himself among the Republican party's top presi- dential contenders by virtue of his sweep In Tuesday's Wisconsin pri- mary, With almost all of the state's precincts counted, the former Min- nesota governor apparently landed 19 of Wisconsin's 27 national Re- publican convention delegates. General Douglas MncArthur pick- an erratic course through areas of northern and central 1111- The tornadic whipped over! date" and "probably helped him rural'more than anyone next to Stasseu. Eliminates MacArthur The Minneapolis Star said Stas- nols nnd in northwestern and cen- scn.s "convincing victory eliminates itral Indiana. Scores of homes and General MacArthur from serious business buildings were damaged.; consideration as a prcsidsntial can- Communications were disrupted. However, the St. Louis Post Dis- patch asserted that the big news J.nUHULrt Kj. unu -a formidable and active candi-cd up the remaining eight and t was being, Is interrupted." An unofficial but reliable source ;ald Aral; attackers had severed a water pipeline from Rivs El Eln. 15 miles northeast of Tel Aviv, Jeru- salem's second water source, AIn Farah Springs, is restricted by lack of fuel oil for pumps. Rain fell today in the Middle At- lantic states and there were scat- thunderstorms in the Southing: 'Atlantic states, Snow fell in the Dakotas and Minnesota and spread eastward into northern Wisconsin and northern Michigan. Mlnot, N D., reported a fall of 12 inches; Wil- liston, N. D., eight inches, and In- ternational Falls, Minn., seven Inches, looked as though New York's gov- ernor, Thomas E. Dewcy, was com- pletely out in the cold without a delegate vote. There remained, however, one outside chance that Dewey might pick up one the hotly- contested fifth district race in south- ern Milwaukee county. Stassen swept Wisconsin's seven not so much the strong show- delegates at large and won two dele- 55 Triggermen Who Killed Under Orders Ruled Guilty 15y Tliumns A. Rccily NnernherK-, Ccrmnny W) An American court ruled today that any soldier who murders Innocent civil- ians Is Just as a.s those who ordered him to do it. With this finding, the tribunal wiped away the main defense of 22 SS (Elite Guard) olllcers charged with killing at least a million Jews, Gypsies, communist partisans and inferiors" during Germany's Invasion of Russia. The court said, In shocked lan- was "beyond Tho opinion found that the slay- Ings hnd been committed, and proved by SS records; that none of the de- fendants could plead superior orders else Hitler would be the only war criminal. The individual judgments and sen- tences will be handed down tomor- row. The defendants, led by Otto Ohl- cndorf, who admitted 90.000 killings by his group of triggcrmen, include five SS generals, live colonels, six lieutenant'colonels, three majors and lw other violation, the Tnss story claim he could cure cancer. was Installation niagc, that the case said his cure included injections of three junior olllcers. I tho experience of normal man." Winnipeg IMV ll IUH.I.KT1N Ktiigo I. iih" C.'itv il.-. III T.W n T.W .'.A. Wnii.nn fo Tool Muni 7, T.W Cl'i Trllnitiiry Strrnnix Chlppt-wii ill Dui'iuid fi.'.i y.urnhru m. Thcllmiin IHiiriiln nbove Alma 2.0 Treiiipealeiiit lit l.B J'.liU-k lit Nelllsvllle 4.2 Islark ut CJalesvllle c.'rosic at W. 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