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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 12, 1948, Winona, Minnesota w EATHER Mnnllr rliiiiltr, quill rnl.l Until mln 'I', FM IS COMING rare your new radio receive It. Full Learned Wire Newi Report of The Associated Prew Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations VOLUME 48. NO. 47 WINONA. MINNESOTA. MONDAY EVENING. APRIL 12, 1948 FIVE CENTS PER COPY EIGHTEEN PACES ssia THE ALSOPS Will TrytoAvoid AWarNow Il.r Joseph iind Stpwiirl AHop Sovlot viceroy of Orrmnny, Marshal Vnsslly Sokol- ovsky, Is ft burly, nmtublo man, surprisingly addicted to rending tho works of Jano Austen, IT happier flays, he onco confe.nscd his fondness for "Srnsn and Sensibility" (ind "Minsfirld Park" to Air Chief Mar- shal Lord Douglas, and asked tho Itritish commander whether Jano Austen had pnlntrd a "representa- tive picture" of Kngllsh life, His amiability srrm.i to have led him nstray last week, when ho half apologized for the- destruction of a Urrlin-bound lirltlsh transport by Ik Soviet fighter. It Is now generally accepted noro In fact, that he had his kiuicklo.- MHirully rapped by tho Kremlin nnd wa-s Instructed ritlhor to.itlly to forgrt politeness and become us firm iitul as provocatlvo as po.i- Mble. Tliu.t thn Ilrrlln crisis, which seemed t-o temporarily at an end, and danger- Miners' Pension Accord Reached Colombia Severs Soviet Relations Is ou'.ly mi, At. flare any tmiiwnt, the crlnlfi nut up again Into rent iirutotums. Wn.ililngtoli and Lon- don. 1'url-i and liriiifli'l.-i, an' bri'iitli- liig a Hit In inori- riislly. For a few flays. It iippeiirt'd possible Hint tho Movlets WITH prepiired to go to any not mopping short of war, to Imlt Ihn recountruction of Wont- rrn Kurnpr, Hut. tho Kliinhh treaty in now considered to Imvo changed the asppft of affairs. Tlii> nrw Mppnrd between Moscow mid Itrlilnkl nfflelally [iliicen I'Mli- liuitl within (he Movlel wphrro. Hut Ihi1 Kremlin wanted much morn (tian Thn first deimmdH were for nn "iilllance" reducing Finland to the of Kstoniu, Latvia and Mlhiianla In the few molltliM tinfnrn thrum niiiliiti'i finally ip- rnttlves, shows slgn-i of soon em- Inn king on u caiiitialgn of bullying. The Italian election outlook c.on- tmuivf to Improve, but ream or a'd civil war liuvc front subsided. Tho Berlin trouble. I." going on 11.1 noted, and there as a tltrciit or comparable trouble lit Vienna, ftome observers believe that the IliilKun satellites will give much more overt UMlft- itncr to tin' (Ircek guerrilla.1! If the American-planned drive to clean tit> the geiTtllus of sucre.Ks. And so It goes. shows any nlgn.'i Thrrrfnrn thn official theory has been stated by one fiuallflecl to 2 Russian Agents Arrested Coalition Cabinet Organized; Revolt Toll Tops 300 The Aiwoclntod Tress Colombia has broken diplomatic relations with Soviet Russia, the government radio said today, fol- lowing tho arrest or two Russian iigenM In connection with the rev- oUttlon which devastated down- town Bogota, killed more than 300 Colombians and forced a revision in lliii government. Tim goviirnniont declared u "ccnn- muiUnt liinurrocllon" had brought about t.lm mol) fury which ruled llogota and other largo Colombian cltlrn for two days and disrupted tho Intor-Amurlcrtn conference. In culling home their diplomatic ri'pronrmtiitlvnii to nu.iKla, tho Colombians took thn KIIIIIO action thai hud ordered limt October by Uritv.ll and Chile. Tlio official Bogota radio said 15 fort-Inn iwnls In all had been round, KfJiiui of them alive, Thn bniadcaiil that, ttui inti'r-Aiui'i'lonii confrrrnco will remimi' In llogotiv that com- munism could not triumph over Colombia and tho rent of the na- Monn or l.tio lieinlnphure." Possible Joint action tigalmit communldm by the American imtlnnit IH onu of the problems for discussion In tho sessions. Kffort Ends Tim government declared tho rnvolutlonary effort was ended and tlmt It Konti'ollnd tho MtimUon lo- diiy. As In confirmation, a dispatch filed UirouRht he U. S. State do- purlment tmld that Bogotans at cliiwn today began coming out of their homed in numbers unoqunlcd iilnco Friday night, Thoy 11 city wrecked aa If In an air raid, Public buildings, Roman Catholic churches and stores had been burned and looted, Army troopji. tiring at. nnlporn, had blast- ed llin oK Hiiiita Darljal'a Tim whole, country was under martini law and u of siege Imposed by tho now coalition cab- inet. A now conservative-liberal cabt- headed Kchandla by Liberal minister or Darrlo govurn- mont was formed Saturday and took omco yesterday. Tho gov- ernment claimed last night to have control. Keel Agents Thn government radio nalcl two Uuivilan agents were among those uiTustod In connection with tho re- volt and liberal leader Oaltan's as- sassin had bonn linked with com- muiil.'im. It Rlinrgcct Hint Inlcmu- tlonal comniunlsm "has done Its utmost" to hamper tho conference, The comtmmlHU spread hiinclbllls through Bogota calling for KUP- iiort of a Ntrlko against "reaction and Yankee ImpurliUlsm." Those said tho president's blaming the rehetllon on tho communists copied Hitler's tactics of blaming tho Reichstag riro on them, They said an "orflclal agent" killed Galtan, The U. S. delegation had not yet decided last night whether or not comnuiniiit.'i helped direct tho up- Other circumstances arfcctlng the fato of tho conference were that the nlln, Colombia's capital, had been Invaded by rioters, the Interior wrecked and conference; records clu- iitroyed. Kwaltl L. Almcn of The Associat- ed Press gave this picture: An unldontlUccl man fired four show Into thu head and back of Claltan. Tho liberal loader died two Ixoure later on tho operating table. Ills assassin Dcntcn was beaten and kicked to death by onlookers. A mob gathered, dragged hln body nix bloekii to Ihn presidential pat- ace and then started wrecking gov- ernment buildings. Tho rlotois, among thorn little boys, well dressed women and im- poverished Indians, raided hard- ware stores to get guns, knives, The Kovlrts do not want machetes, sickles and other witr now. Hill they arp thrlr tactics of mit.xlmuni provoca-j They burned scores of streetcars tlon and tniixlmuin preraui'e on all ntut many automobiles nnd piling soft spoti so recklessly niul with .Mirh determination that the risk of war ruiimit he Iciioretl, Tho rink rxists. mid thiu'.i all there Is to It." Such is the new stage or develop- ment. Under the elri'wii.ttaiK'cn, It Is lucky (hut the Ilerlln rrlsto Pent Midi u nervous shock through the nipltiil.'t of the Western allies, It rnny M-rm incredible, but It Is Iieverth'-le.'oi a fact that the military Muffs hud ma previously agreed on in iv .'leheini- cf joint or eiKiperatlve action In raso of trouble, In the few clii.VM. howevrr, Ihn Ainrrlrun rotnblni-cl chlef.'i or starr hrlcl thrlr first really important iiiexllm: In oiimy inonthM, An rm- plan in bclitK prepared, And In the offing iii'i' othei', more long- range steps, such us a military Kimnmty for vinlon. When Iv ovi'i', and these lonK-ranftu steps have been taken, It will almost bo tlmo to moro easily. the Western tho Italian election ncl shops of liquor, food, clothes, furniture and other merchandise before sotting them on flro. Freedom Sought for Stillwater Lifer St. I'util A Minneapolis attorney today pleaded with the iitato pardon board ror tho freedom or t.aVornti Horuk, who has served 26 years or a lire term in Stillwater prison ror murder. Tho attorney, Andrew Nelson, told tho board that >'evcn tho boys who In 1H7G terrorized tho state frot out, of prison after scrvlnR 25 years." Iln roforrccl to tho YouiiKcr brotheni, members of tho Jcsso James Rang that figured In a North- ricld bank holdup and sliootlnff, irorak. now 60-ycftrs-otcl, "may well bo Nelson said, Horak himself has persistently con- tended ho did not commit tho crime. 3 Hopefuls Cautious In Nebraska Claims BULLETIN Omaha Harold E. Stosscn claimed here today, on tho cvc of Nebraska's popu- larity primary, that he will top all Republican presidential can- didates with 300 votes on the first nominating- ballot at Philadelphia. ding-dong battle that may bring victory to any one of three candidates was forecast to- day in Nebraska's Republican vot- ing tomorrow on 'seven G.O.P. presidential possibilities. From the worried camps of Oov- nriioi- Thomas K. Dewey of New York, Soniitor Robert A, Tuft, of Ohio and Harold E. Stiussen of Mln- Allies' London Meet to Blueprint Future of Reich Washington Over angry Tunisian protests, t.He United Stutns, llrll.alu and I'runco have decided to HO ahead at, with their own plans for unifying western Oe'r- nuny economically. Tliey may decide to set up a sep- arate political regime as well. Tho dncl.'ilon l.o hold three-power niuiillng In London to blue-print OOTmimy's fulurti was reported authoritatively today as tho conflict between the Soviet Union and the west entered a critical week. nesota came cautious claims of suc- cess in the 1948 campaign's first free-for-all contest for the voters' favor. Stassen, returning here for a wlndup speech tonight, was even more careful than his lending op- ponents in predicting the outcome. In sharp contrnst to the confi- dent way in which he forecast be- fore hand the victory which later came to him in Wisconsin, the for- mer Minnesota governor told his backers in a statement: "If you follow through to the closing of the polls, I believe we will win first place in a close race In this primary." Confident of Win Senator Hugh Butler, speaking In behalf of Tuft, told a. reporter IKI Is "very confident" tho Ohloun is going to win. "It will be a close, hurt! fight, but Tuft hn.s the stuff to he de- clared. Part of this stuff was the open support of Butler's Republican or- ganization in Nebraska. Most poli- ticians thought that the extent of Tuft's showing would depend in Ki'tiut muiusure on how well this or- ganization delivers in the state's precincts, Dcwey, fighting to keep his cam- paign, for the nomination from bring switched off thn main track, mild hi; confident the prognim lu: outlined In 33 NHjra.Hkii speeches will win tho support of the state's O.O.P. voters. The New York governor got a boost In not in ballots whort! l.hny a poll In Wiiflhlnglun of Republican House members. Of those who replied the greatest Squeeze Put On English In Austria Russ Use Berlin Tactics on Trains, Auto Travelers A British military train was detained lour hours at Scmmering Pass checkpoint by Rus- sian guards today, British sources said. The train was en route from Vienna to the British zone. Another Military train from British zone- to Vienna arrived the checkpoint, 50 miles from Vien- na, after the southbound train had cle.iirt.-d and was held up for un hour. Tilt! Incidents apparently were part of u new campaign of Soviet travel restrictions such n.s those recently put Into effect in and around Berlin. Russian guards were allowed to chock passports and identity cards of British civilians on the trains, number, 24, thought Dewey would island the best charter, ol being itTs'aweo'k which mny bo climax- elected if ho won the top nomlna- ccl by Inst minute moves on both sides to M'y to influence tho outcome ot tho extremely important Italian cloctlon next Sunday. Somo European diplomats who huvo conferred recently with top American officials bollevo the is- sue of pence in Europe may be de- termined by Italian voting, Washington officials tire especial- ly hopeful that the whole question of communist, participation In the. UogoLa revolution may be. deiu'ed up within a fnw iluyn. That violent outbreak struck n blow fit American prestige by dis- rupting the inter-American con- ference in session there. Somo Colombian government lenders as well as some other Latin American officials already have charged thnt communists engineer- ed tho whole bloody and destructive affair. United States officials, how- over, while reporting that the com- munists tried to make capital of the violence onco II; started, have ru- frained from assessing full blame. Tho Bogota Incident derives at least part of its importance from thn Impact; It may have on Eu- ropean thinking in a critical period. In this respect It is examined by diplomatic authorities here much tho same wny thnt the conflict bc- twcen Russia and the western pow- ers In Berlin has been e.vlde.nct! of relative, .strength be- tween cast and west, Bullcti Washington Secretary FnrrcstuI told Cim- toilny that Russia kmnvn linw tn miikc- thn atomic bomb but is nut yi'L nlilu In do 4 Ilcri-ii, Ky. Hurry Iliil- lock, former chairman nf tliu Kentucky aeronautics commis- sion, anil a pilot killed tndny when tlieir Nlnffle-Giigine piano crashed Into a mountain near here. Wofihlnglon Secretary of Agriculture Anderson told senators tmlny thinks wiigo rales paid tn hired Turin liilinr .should hii liuiliiilml In any new purity formula for farm prices. Stnsscn Surprise Stassen headed back to Omaha from Washington for what Fred Senton, his state manager, de- scribed as the MInncsotiin's "most Important speech ol his entire cnm- pnign." This smacked of another Stassen surprise move similar to that in which ho hauled off. some months ago against; "administration inslcl- er.M" hn mild Worn trading on tho Kriilii inni'ltet. Tin: Democrats will pick u slate but only the cards" of the four-power "gray military. Thn grny curds huvo been in use for two nnd a halt years. British sources said Inst night thnt Soviet troops Semmering Pass were demanding thnt automobile travelers produce passports or iden- tity curds with photogrnphs. Tilt; Informants said Major Qon- crnl T. J. Winturton, deputy British high commissioner, was delnycd more than an hour nt the check- point yesterday. He wns said to be making u personal protest to the HusMan.s. American authorities said yester- day the matter appeared to be pure- ly a British problem. Hershel Johnson Nominated U. S. Envoy to Brazil President Tru- man today nominated Herschel V. Johnson to be ambassador to Bra- zil. .lohnnoii, a diplomatic rnrocr of- floi-r from North Carolina, him been serving as deputy U. S. repro- of 12 delegates to their July na- scntatlve to the United Nations se- tional convention. The party or-lcurity council. He succeeds Wil- gnnlzation here has endorsed Pres- ident Truman and picked Senator Joseph O'Mnhoncy of Wyoming for second pltioo on tho ticket. Both names will appear on the ballot un- opposed. D. Pawley at Rio De Janeiro. John I... Lewis. Center, United Mine Workers chief, reads an- nouncement of acceptance of a tentative pension plan this morn- Ing at an llth hour meeting of pension trustees. Others are: Sena- tor Styles Bridges (R.-N. left, "neutral and Ezra Van Horn, operators' representative. (A.P. Wlrephoto to The Rcpublican- Hcvalcl.) Russ Use Secret Police to Hike Strength in Reich Berlin Allied intelligence reports said today tho Russians hnvi; been Increasing their Ntre.ngt.h in Germany, mostly with secret police units. An Informed United States source said these increases had been "by no means en masse but, they have been noticeable." It was believed the police (MVD) increases were in connection with Russian tlghtcnine of their oc- cupation zone's borders with the ing. western zones. American sources ivould venture i World Police Force no estimate of Soviet strength by Student Meet Back Security Loan Campaign, Urges Governor St. Paul Governor Young- dahl today urged Minnesota citi- zens to participate "to the limit of l.holr abilities" In the security loan campaign of the U. S. Treasury department, April 15 to Jync 30. "The hopes of mankind for peace and freedom depend upon the strength and wisdom of the United the governor said. "Any program for world peace must be based upon an American economy, that is sound, strong and cxpand- Germany. They said, however, there had been increases recently in Rus- sian civilian personnel hero. Pushbutton War Illusion: Forrestal 11 til 11 WHJJ- i U Pawlev recently resigned because oftnry Forrestal told Co Ill health pushbutton war still is lit 411.111.11.i_nj ivnrfn" Expects 'Rough Stuff' From Foes, Wallace Says Chicago Henry A, Wallace says he expects "more rough stuff from the opposition" during his third party campaign for But he; wants no physical "counter- Wallncc and his vice-presidential running mate, Senator Glen Tay- lor (D.-Idnho) are to be nominated formally in Philadelphia July 24-25, The convention call wns issued ycs- tcrday nt a national Wallace-Tay- lor conference here. The former Democratic vlcc-prcsl- clcnl told delegates from -15 states that his "pence and prosperity" dt'lvr for tin; White House Is mak- ing "trcmiMidniiH .Bill, to win or more votes he hopes for In November he said they must go outside the or- ganized Wallace-Taylor the fringes of the Republican nnd Democratic camps they are spurn- Ing. In doing so, Wallace said, "we must not unnecessarily huvt the feelings of anybody. Some people don't 'go nloni; with us on many Items. But we; are going to need all kiml.-i of people, tio don't: shut any- body g Die in Bi-State Weekend Mishaps By The Associated Press Traffic mishnps took the lives of young people, in Minnesota over the weekend, while a third wns in- jured fntnlly In n fall down a flight of steps. Three persons were killed in Wisconsin weekend accidents. Florence Bndowlch, St. Paul, was Injured fatally and eleven other per- sons were hurt, when t.wo cars col- lided late Saturday night nt high- way 3G and Arcndc street in St. Pnul. Jerome A. Kllleen, 20, St. Cloud, was killed by his overturned cnr after he hurtled off highway 27 two miles southwest of Pierz early Sunday. Hans Erikson, 64, St, Pnul, was fatally injured in a fall down the stairs In the Red Featlicr buffet, St. Pnul. A two nnd ono-hnlf-ymir-old boy, David Urban, son or Mr. and Mrs. George Urban, Milwaukee, Wns killed when he fell 30 feet Satur- day from a span over an industrial parking lot. He had wandered oil while his mother wns shopping. William J. Brunt, 00, living at the Soldiers' home nt Wood in Mil- waukee county, was injured fatally yesterday when he was struck by n cnr ncnr thu intersection of the Sil- ver Spring and Green Bny roads. John Honrlcltson, Rnclne, wns killed Snl.urdny nlghU-tln; dny bi- fore his 80th birthday anniversary he was hit by a cnr on high- way 11 in Rncinc county, of steps. Five persons were killed Two young people were killed early today In Vilns county near Woodruff when their car left the road and overturned. They were Leo Maki nnd Sherldith Graham, both of Rhinelander. Defense Sccre- Congress that an Illusion that total warfare of today rests upon manpower. Urging prompt action on draft and universal militnry training bill, For- restal testified before the House armed services committee: "Not in our lifetime or that of the next generation do I foresee the time when a strong military poten- tial will not be needed to back up our diplomacy." Forrestnl said that with adoption of UMT, the draft could be halted ns soon as the nation's regulnr mill- In ry forces rcnch a safe level. But without UMT. a draft mny be neces- sary Indefinitely, he added. The committee is holding hearings on n bill by Committee Chairman Andrews to make men 19 U-'ough 25 years 'of age subject to induction whenever President Tru- man decides voluntary enlistments will not fill out the armed forces ranks. Madison, Wis. Creation of an international police body to en- force United Nations' decisions was naked n', RrnernI nssembly sessions or llm WI.'icoiiNln Student; United Nations conK-rence yesterday. Delegates from 16 Wisconsin high schools and colleges attended the meeting. Mrs. Eleanor Kooscvclt, (right foreground, back to un- veils Britain's memorial to President Roosevelt in London today on tho "third anniversary of his death. Standing with Mrs. Roosevelt is King George VI. (A.P. Wlrephoto to The Republican-Herald.) The ncpublican-I-Icrald today brings a new service to Its readers. Attorney Will Bernard, Los Angeles legal expert and writer, answers questions sent to him by newspaper readers throughout the country. In his article on the Editorial page today, Mr. Bernard tells what happened when a man thumbed his nose at an enemy. For the court's decision turn to today's article 011 Page 8. few weeks ago .the stnte of California wont on dnylight saving time to conserve electricity, and it wns really quite a dny. I saw n car clinsing a pedes- trian on Sunset boulevard nnd the pedestrian was yelling "please not while I'm set- ting my wntch." Everybody out here had to move the hnnds on his watch ahead which really con- fused some used, cnr dealers They've been turning clocks back for so long. They aren't the only ones who Bob "Hope nre confused. Ev- ery morning the sun keeps peeking out from below the horizon nnd asking the Chamber of Commerce The cuckoo clock in my living room must be all mixed up about the time change too. Every time the cuckoo comes out now he just shrugs his shoulders. When n lot of thu stars here in Hollywood rend nbout dnylight sav- ing, they were nmnzcd. They've been wearing dark glosses so long Weather FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and vicinity: Mostly cloudy nnd quite cool tonight. Lowest in the city 3C: near freezing in tho surrounding valleys, Tuesday gen- erally cloudy with light rain in after- noon and night. Rising temperature Tuesday afternoon. Highest 56. Minnesota: Mostly cloudy tonight and Tuesday. Light rnin extreme southeast and scattered light rain or snow northwest Tuesday after- noon. Continued cool. Wisconsin: Mostly cloudy tonight nnd Tuesday with occasional rain extreme south tonight nnd south and central Tuesday. No decided change in temperature, LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 nl. Sunday: Maximum, 50; minimum, 38; noon, 50; precipitation, .23. Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 50; minimum, 31; noon, 45; precipitation, none; sun sets l.oniRlit at sun rises tomorrow nt TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max. Min. Prec. Lewis Still Faces Trial For Contempt Mine Chief Tells Strikers to Go Back to Work Washington John L. Lewis got a pension plan lor his miners today and told them to go back to work, but tills failed to save him from an order to stand trial for contempt of court. Federal Judge T. Alan Golds- borough ruled Lewis must come into court Wednesday at 9 a. m. to face a contempt charge for allegedly ignoring an April 3 court order to call off the strike. Welly K. Hopkins, attorney for Lewis, argued in vain that a tele- gram Lewis sent the miners shortly before GoldsborouRh's court opened was "full faith" compliance with the stop-strike order, Thnt telegram snld: "Pensions granted. Agreement honored." United Mine Workers headquart- ers made public this telegram. In the hearings before GoldsborouKh. it developed that another telegram also wns split union lenders. This .siUd flatly thnt "Your voluntary cessation of work" should end and coal production be resumed. The Untied Mine Workers lender .sent the telegram uftcr accepting n plan for pensions at line 02 for miners with 20 yean Hcrvlcc who retired after May 28. 1940. Fund Set Up That was the date a mine workers welfare fund was set up. It la financed by ten cents a ton royalty on ouch ton of conl mined. Members of the United Workers otherwise eligible for the pension will get it even though they worked in mines which have not paid the royalty. This plan was proposed by Senator Bridges (R.-N.H.) as a compromisa of Lewis' demand for for all miners age GO with 20 years service regardless of the date they retired. Ezra Von Horn, representing the mine operators in negotiations with Bridges and Lewis opposed the Bridges plan but was out-voted. All Oils was concluded before Goldsborough's hearing on an order for Lewis to show cause why he should not. bo held In contempt. Thou thn JudKe'it that Lewis must stand trial Wed- nesday, Before Goldsborough acted, there had been every indication that tho miners would go bnck to work. But the news that Lewis would have to stand trial raised a question with some labor observers here whether the Miners might decide to stay out n, while longer. The first reaction before Golds- borough acted. Indicated a return. At Pittsburgh, a district leader of tile United Mine Workers said, a retum-to-work movement would begin upon receipt of the telegram. "It looks i-o me like the miners will bo going buck to said William J. Hyncs, president of UMW district -I, which includes tlie rich Unlonlown coal and coke producing nren. Bemidji ...........33 20 Denver 50 27 .12 DCS Molnes 58 42 Trace Duluth 3G 23 International Falls .35 17 Los Angeles 63 45 Miami "7 -03 Minnenpolis-St. Pnul '18 New Orleans 85 Seattle 55 -12 Tract- Phoenix 70 -17 Washington 04 52 .05 Winnipeg 33 20 RIVER BULLETIN KccT Wing Lake City Flood Stage 24-Hr. Stage Todny Change they didn't there was any daylight. The making the days longer has really been tough on me, though. My latest picture has Just ben re- leased. And now I have an hour more to hide. Ar.d that's not the only trouble I've been having. This daylight saving time has been very confus- ing to me Does anybody know how to set a sun dial hand? 4, T.W...... 5, T.W...... SA, T. W. WinCim........13 Dnm G. Pool Dam (3, T.W...... Dakota........... Dam 7, Pool...... Dam 7, T.W...... La Crossc......12 n.o 12.8 8.9 7.8 a.3 fl.-i 9.3 8.6 9.8 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 Tributary Streams Chlppcwa at, Durnnd 4.2 Zumbro at Thellman Buffalo above Alma 2.7 2.4. Trempcnlcau at Dodge 1.4 Black at Neillsvillc----4.0 Black at Galcsville----3.9 LaCrosse W. Salem 1.8 Root at Houston 0.0 0.0 Area Democrats Urge South to Back Truman Den Moines, Iowa Direc- tors of the Democratic Midwest con- ference today settled comfortably in the "Truman for President" bandwagon, nnd invited southern Dn.mocrntK to Jump aboard, too. The directors sent the southern Democratic conference at Atlanta, Ga., meeting today nnd tomorrow, a resolution cnlling upon the southerners to pledge themselves "to accept the result nnd unite behind our platform and candidates for the good of our country and party." In another resolution, the Midwest party lenders declared themselves -wholeheartedly behind the Presi- dent." The resolution also asserted, "we believe that for the good of the nation he must be elected president in November along with a Dcmo- crntic Congress which will put into effect our party's sound program to preserve our economic good health at home nnd keep us on the road to lasting peace in the world." F.D.R. Eulogized on Death Anniversary Ilyrc Pnrk, N. Y. Henry Morgcnthnu, Jr., said todny on the third anniversary of the death of President Roosevelt that he was "the living, freedom in forms." breadline symbol of all its aspects and "If ever tile four freedoms re- quired renlJIrmtttlon. they ci-rtalnly do Morgonthau said in an address prepared for delivery at anniversary services under auspices RIVER FORECAST (From Hastings to GultcnbcrR) The Mississippi river in this dis, trict will continue falling slowly the first half of this week followed by more rapid fall toward end of week unless rains occur. There will be little change In the tributaries. -1-0.1 of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Mcm- orial foundation. 0.0 MorKcnthnu, who served as Prcsi- 0.1 dent Roosevelt's secretary of the treasury, said: "Almost three years after the death of Hitler and the conquest of the forces he represented, are still unable to say that the faith we have in these freedoms has been translated into positive action." ;