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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 16, 1948, Winona, Minnesota w EATHER WAMftpr. FM IS COMING ttti your new radio tt. Full LeMed Wire Newi Report of The Asaociated Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations WINONA. MINNESOTA. FRIDAY EVENING, APRIL 16. 1948 FIVE CENTS PER COPY SIXTEEN PAGES THE ALSOPS Stasscn in Scoring Position Jowph SUcwurl Al.iop IVMhlriKton__Thr Republican fu- ture brKin.H to boll down to a simple qupjtlon: "Cun Downy iilitl Tuft ntop BUvwn, and If no, with Tho primary returns hncl rmrdly boon counted In Nebraska brforo ft .itop- movement began to bn grlm- ly dlwtiwd III the of both hln iM-ntrii rlvitl'i. Tllf pri'M'Itt (HINllUlll I.H Cllfilly (le.l- The Mtiiwien forrn.'i urn Ilko nri old-fiishloued heavyweight foot- bull team which has Just completed two irhimphimtly Kucc-ciwful lino- In Wisconsin und in Nobra.i- kit. Two moi'ti Hnr-bllPkjt urn plan- ned. In Ohio nntl Oregon, nn opposition seriously weakened by hnrtl knocks lukrii lo dulr. If mic- in Ohio uiul Oregon, the Slnwen forces will be In scoring po- sition. Thr opposition will then bo frhle to hull Htus-fen's oriwurtl march only by n rrully tounh effort, which rnrium n Mop-F.ta.wri movement unltlnK Oovprniif Thoiimn K, Uewey nntl Menutor Koberl A. Tuft. Thiit Governor Dcwoy iind Sfllft- tor Tuft will wish to unite In this manner If necessary, hardly needs It, bo pointed out. To bo perfectly plain nbout It. both men tuito Stus- aen'n HOTII MF.N mean to flKht It out with MiwiM-n to tho bent of their Ability, nnd I' rent win In Oregon mluht yet save LVwcy, Kvtin it vic- tory in'Ohio will Imrdly recuo Tit ft. Ills extremely poor Knowing us ft votp-Kettnr In his Midwestern No- brnokn only confirms thn cleprc.'i.ilnK verdict of thn opinion polls-itru thr Krpubllciini will not nominate u conceivable losi-r. Assuming for the moment, however, tluit Mtitssen Wins his next two line-bucks, tho flrsl problem of the Stnssen-sloppers will be to hold streiiKth Drwoy iind Tuft huve lonK relied upon, The rut leaving thn slnklnc ship Is it loyitl old slowpoko cornpured to the delegate fleclnts from tho weak- ening candidate. Tho pollllciil live- stock picked up In tho Southern deleimtfl mirUon.i hitvo this grave (llsnilvitntfiun: Thi'V don't bought It they don't, wlnh to, This onp of the bitslo nssots of the Tfttl forces. Dewey Will huvti nn equally hitrd time- luiiiKlnK onto tlrleKittrs until now ntroncly Inclln- lit him, but. IK'I. controlled, us In Kniisns und [own, C'ertalnly there will be n fulr number of defocllonn from both the New York governor nnd the Ohio Senator If Stitsaen scores in Ohio und wln.n In Oregon. Bogota Riots Rehearsal for U. S. ________._____ ___ mmt m Senate Puts Brakes On 70-Group Bill Witahlnirton Furso-strlngtho armed services committee, do- v VIA t.ftnc Tin vensfin foi holders In tho Sonnto put the brakes Ion tho 70-group Air Force bill to- (lny. Senulors Bridges (R.-N. H.) and Clurney (R.-S, D.) wld tho mensuru which whopped through tho House by n 343 to 3 vote will get n close going over in the Scnutu commit- tee, llrldKen, the committee, olmlnnnn, noted Mint the VO-nroup Air l''orcu proiioNii! iidclnd to the, bill on thu lloiuui lloor Is "highly controvcr- Rlnl." Ho suld ho hns not decided whether he will support it. CJumcy, No. 2 O.O.P. member of .Urldfte.H' group nnd chairman ot clarcd that he sees no reason for rushing the 70-group appropria- tion through the Senate. Various estimates have placed the tolal number of active planes in an air force at 10 groups at about compared with some now. Neither figure includes the several thousand aircraft held In reserve for future emergencies. Most other Republican, leaclei'fi In Italian Reds Scramble For Lost Support Violence Dots Country; Swing to Right Seen entered the final hours of crucial parliamentary clcc- km today with commun- uwuy from a training bill, Thdr Idea to boost the Air Force from present 55 group blueprint to 70 groups and to rely on selective .service alone to provide any extra manpower needed. Manila Mourns Death of Roxas Miuillii Thn fliiK-drnpRC body of Manuel Roxas bmuith buck today lo this sorrowing capita of tho young Philippines ropubii ho Nerved us president. Tho capital, stunned by tho 56 yonr-olcl Roxas' unexpected deal! from a heart attack at Clark ficlc night, awaited tho arrival of hi VIco-Prosldcnt Elpldl Qulrlno, ejulrlno, hlmjolf ailing nnd uncle n physician's cnro for high blooc pri'.'wiro, was expected to return b> tomorrow morning after broaklng of u tour of tho central Philippines, Qulrlno by radio culled n .'icuslo of tho council of state, which con- of cabinet meinbt'i'd, ]''ormr Hoi'Klo O.'irnuiiii and l''or- AM.OWINO for roiifionnblo defections, however, Urwey und Tuft will still fonstllutn iv formidable- combination, provided they find u to combine, And hrve, of courno. Js just where the rub Is. Tuft's roitl lire the extt'ernn l.ioliitlontAt- rorisrrvutlvn wlriK of thn Kepubllcuri pnrtv. moil repi'e.'ient- ed by Colonel Holiert It. MoCfirnilck. To 'this Ki'oup, Clovernor Dcwey, emitter Arthur It. Vundenbei'K und nil the other morn modern-minded Ilppubllcun urn "Just nn bud ns the odd InnttUltRe of Colonel Mc'Cormlek, u mero li'oop cif itenedlct. Arnolds. Therefore Tuft will ul Icnst hnvc the utmost difficulty In Hwliuclmt his support to liny Itepubllcnn rep- rrsentmi! the purty'.i posl-Mc.Klnley rru. On the other hund. whlln Clov- prnor Uewey enn be us nullo u (Kill- ticiuii us the next mun, he nlso hns Sfune pretty deep-rooted eonvlotton.'i, These rnnvletlon.'i seem utmost cer- (nln I" [irevent him from dvliiK hln biickiiu! in itny of the coii.'iervullvn- Udliiiionl'i' (inch IIH Hniittor Tiift or ulmi'.'it unbeur- nbly cutter ypeitki-r Joseph W, Mur- tin.' IV sticks by his cuns nvor Ju.ttlco Juso Yulo. Ho asked 1' to moot as soon as ho arrives, Thousands ot Filipinos thronged tho depot when tho Junoral train arrived from Clnrk flold, U. S. nh base, 00 mllfid northwest of Manila whoro he had dullvorod ft speech bu- toi'o ho died. Jewish Forces Claim Another Convoy Keypoint NiUtUfm L tr" HAIFA HAtM.AiT j '--H PALESTINE HMUSAUM (Out Sai I Mup I.wiitrs Mldlimar llac- iniilt (A) In northern Palestine when) Arab ImiKUO hondfiuartnrfi In Cairo mild nn Arab army wa.i reported wurroundcd by Jewish fighters, Jewc. hnvn been riKhtliiK nn Arab force there for more lluiii a weok, HiiKanah. Jewlnh nillltla, annnlllluefl It hud nipturecl tho Tel Lll.wln.tky ciurip near Tel Aviv after a bnl.tlo, CA.P, Wlrephoto .ipriiftiilnm Jewish forces today claimed capture ot another fund the sentiment In New YorkiotronKpolnt on tho strategic convoy will nlriMKi force him to between Tel Aviv and Jerusat the Will thus llllVU iv lot of trouble fliictlm: u candidate of their own. Governor Wiiri'eu of California, whose totiil dluuies.t of record on all national l.wue.i makes Mm theoretleully acceptable, Is u very long-shot bet, The obvious ehrilce IM Hi'imlor Viimlenlierc, whom Iwnvev, It In believed, would lieurtlly Hut the Tuflltes would NWlit- low ViuuleiibtTK with many iin un- h.ippy mill jsrlimvco. if they could be broiiKht to do so at which the really doubtful point, Meanwhile, one lesson ntlck.i out n rnllr from Wisconsin and Nebninkn, rv'-i 'ihowliiK, In Wl.ic.onnln, dlKllnetly eredltablc In Nebrn.i- KII. con-ildrrliw Uiul ho hud no or- nt all, Mac- em, Jpwlsli .tource.M mild Jlliftannh (Jewish militia) unit had pounded Into the village of Siirls between the hilltop community of Kastel nnd I.atrun In ilc wo wild tho Judenn Arab forced hlll.i. have Arthur, on the other hand, with nil hit Kliitnnr, did imttly In WIsconMn mid Xumtnr Tuft, (li'.'iplto the uld or Mrimlor lluller'H tlon. mud" a (llnii'.t roils xhowlm: In Nebriiiku. The II'SMIII l'i that the reiil. iikl-llne, pre-Kuosevelt Itejiubliciiiil'-.m Is H.1 (lend u smelt, nnd that the Which hew In HilM political line ui'e nuu'l- bund without knowtm: It, Them lire plenty of conscmUlve Amei'lcliU.i who 'want to vote liepubllcan, but used Hiu1 is UN u rullyliu; point for nmu.Mics al food convoys bound for Holy ciiy Juws, Iiifonruints said moi'tar.i and small urnis were used to rovit tho Arabs. Tho Jews claimed u decisive vic- tory over Arab forces under Fawzl Iley Al KiiukJI yesterday at Ml.ihmur lliieinafc 15 miles southiiasl of Haifa, They said Jowlsh fighters Inflicted 200 Arab casualties and ouplured seven fluid guns. According lo Jowlsh sources Ihnlr forces pursuod tho fleeing Arabs after launohliiK tholr couiuoratiack at Mlslimur Jiuomiik. Aged Man Dies in (hey wish to do without vainly thiil Uil'; Is not RniU Lout by Ignoring Order, Claim Ml. mid the -Tim utiito or Mln- cltv (if I'litll to- Ouy cliilined tluit riillnuids In the Hliliieliiiider. An aged tniui wiiji cloud today and nomo 200 uct'e.i of forest and grass land.n clc- Ntruycd us tho result ot ilrca In Orielda und Lincoln counties. yevenly-lhrcD-yeur-okl Mlko Ko- of Ai'Koniin ye.'iLc'i'day lit a t.aonii of buriifi. Ho was round Into Wednesday In tho center of u burned-out urea near hid homo. Thn riro had burned tho clothing from hln body, Meanwhile, District Forest Ranger .Tohn und Iniulii had bwrti burned levrnue In Iwouu.M' (hey ivftKeii In rectictilne nn order of'the riilh'oud utul wtiru- commission. KHtlMioiu1 Jenltliujs. but that no hotnuii deHlroynd. Tho was brought under control Into ycster- diiy in the Under-dry country. James Roosevelt's Wife 111 From Sleeping Tablets Beverly Hills, tho wrong pills from a bedside box In tho early morning darkness sent Mrs, James 'Roosevelt to a hospital today for treat-: ment for nn over- dose of sleeping pills, her physi- cian reported. She' Is tho former Ro-; mcllo Schneider; of Independence, WIs. Her condition WU.M ilwierlbiHl as "good" n e. v e r a 1 hours later. Dr. Uluke Wtvt- son. family doctor, for tho wife of thci late president's Mrs. Roosevelt eldest son, gave this account: Ho said Mrs, Roosevelt, 32, awoke about B a. m. with u cold and a lioadachc, reached for a box of pills on u bedside wtuml which .she thought were headache tablets. In- itoncl, she swallowed several slcop- pills. Sho flttlckly awakimnd hor lusbancl, who called police. She Was to emergency hospital, then to St, John's hospital in nearby Santa Monlcn. Rooiie.vell., utatn Dnmne.riilln chnlr- niui, was with her ill, Mm hospital but could not, bo reached for com- port. Campaigning ends nt midnight and voting starts Sunday morning at 8 o'clock. Interior Minister Mario Scclba's security forces were watchful as constantly communist moves pecially In the leftist north. Police made displays of strength In several sections Lo demonstrate they arc ready to keep order. Violence dotted the country last night as traditionally volatile Ital- ian tempers flared. ncnt. Tho' police said Roosevelt told thorn his wife'had been suffering roiri since tho birth of ,hclr third child three months ago. Tho baby, a daughter named Anna Eleanor, was born January 10, The Roosovelta also have two sons, James, two, and Michael. 1C months. Mrs. Roosevelt, who was a nurse, cured for Roosevelt when he was 111 it the Mayo clinic, Rochester, hen niiinii to Call Torn In with him IlirliiK They Were uarrliid In April, 1IH1. Alien Smuggling Ring Smashed Miami, ring alleged o havo .smuggled aliens into tho United Slates by air was reported mashed today. Arrosh of a Miami flight Inslruc- or and three New York city Chi- losc was announced by tho Depart- nenl of Justice In Washington, Frank Ilornyuk, In ehargi! nf the border (iiilrol rilllci! In Premier Alcldo De Gaspei'l, who has worked tirelessly against the communists and for his Christian] Democrats, will end his long cam- paign tonight with a speech at Naples. Communist Chief Palmiro Togllattl. whose audiences have dwindled, recently, also takes a last crack at tho Christian and American TogllatU's drumming against the Marshall plan as a program to enslave Italy has lost its early beal and the communists have slowly and surely lost ground. Last night Tog- Illattl failed to hold full attention of a crowd of In Naples, Many loft bcforo ho was through talking Sure HeilH IJciitcn (In Washington, the U. S. State department Is sure the communists arc beaten. Officials who have fol- lowed the campaign said last night that Russia's rejection of the west- ern proposal to return Trieste to Italy killed tho last faint hope the communists had. That, plus west- ern power sponsorship of Italy for membership in tho United Nations wore looked on as clinchers against the leftists. Some think tho com- munists won't get moro than 30 to 35 per cent of the vote; possibly loss.) Togllattl and his party have found it harder and harder to convince the Italians they should bo against American aid in the face, or hund- reds of American ships arriving with goods. And the passage of tho European Recovery bill by the U, S. congress was considered by many ns a body blow to the com- munists. Warnings Spur House Unit's Probe State Department Admits Advance Knowledge of Plot VJIiiml, said Kdwurd William Mur- hy, Id, also known us T, A. Bass, ad been arrested on a charge of and released on Peter Chu Twal, Chin Tny and ERP Nations Bind Selves Into Permanent Union I'nrls Sixteen nations and Germany's western zones unanim- ously adopted today a convention binding themselves Into a perman- ent European Organization of Economic Cooperation. Tho nations arc those taking part In the European Recovery program or Marshall plan. Tho or- ganlmllon is to assure efficient use of tho tho United States has pledged In the program. The 28-nrllcle, con- vention was adopted and signed at a conference of foreign ministers nnd others in tho French foreign ministry. Tho document names these con- tracting powers: Austria, Belgium, Britain, Denmark, Franco, Greece, Elro, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, the Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and tho French, British and American Chin Du Foo, arrested in New f G'ormnny. n charges of conspiracy, be rought hero for prosecution, Horn- said. Stassen to Line Up 16 Florida Votes WnolilriKton Harold E, Itii.Msrii mild today lie will fly to "liirldii tomorrow In an effort to mi! up the Florida voles to the Republican presidential nominating onvcntlon. The primary election 111 bo held there May Stnsscn called today on Senators CHirncy (R.-S.D.) and Thyo (R.- I to told n reporter that ho Is re- tuclylng tho entire requests for ncreasccl funds and manpower for ho armed services, Ho said he Sir Edmund Hall-Patch of Britain was named first president; of the organization, arid 'Paris was selected us its permanent headquarters, Rob- ert Mnrjolln of France was named secretary general. Named lo the executive committee for one-year terms wore representa- tives of France, Urltiiln, Italy, Swed- en, Switzerland, Turkey and the Netherlands. U. S., England Urged to Send Divisions to Greece A, R. Low suggested in the Commons to- day that Ilia United States and Bri- tain send three, divisions to Greece Lo seal the northern frontier against help to rebels from Yugoslavia, Ro- Firemen, ifeltlinff A IMaze'whicli last night swept through a basket firm building in scurry to safety as a galvanised wall collapses. (A.P. Wircphoto to The Republican-Herald.) The flre drove at least 14 persons from nearby homes. Reich Reds Plead For Bizonia to Join Plebiscite Urrlln German communists went, over l.hc heads of tin; western powers today with a direct appeal to all Germans to join their plebiscite on German unification. The appeal was broadcast over the Soviet-controlled Berlin radio by the pro-communist "German Peoples which has pro- claimed Its aim to succeed the Allied Control council as tho governing body 'of Germany. The communists' appeal came only two days after they announced they had notified American, British and French military Governors they would seek a referendum OH Germaai unification. The ofl'lcn of General Lucius 13, Clay, U. S. military governor, suld yc.sierclay it had received no such notification. The communists plan to circulate petitions next month asking lor a plebiscite on the question of setting up an "indivlsiblu" republic on the Weimar pattern, White House Termed 'Worst Fire Trap' President Tru- ii n knows he.'.'t living in a. "I'lre- ,1'lip." Ills press Ross, said today Mr. Truman agrees secretary, Charles G, completely with w. E. Reynolds, jubllc buildings commissioner, on .hat score. Reynolds told a Semite appropria- tions subcommittee yesterday that the residential part of the White House is one of the worst firetraps n the nation. Some of the second 'loor, Reynolds said, is holding up purely from habit." He asked for J50.000 to make it safe. Greeks Launch Spring Offensive reliable informant sold today the Greek army has launched its long planned spring offensive with three divisions or to 30.000 men the communist guerrillas. Army olllcials kept the spot of the opening attack .a secret. It is generally believed here the op- erations area is in the region south- west of Lamia, some 100 miles northwest of Athens, Correspondents in Lamia report- ed to Athens newspapers that a big drive was on, but details were sketchy. Bemldjl talking with senators about it. mania and Bulgaria. Red Plot For '2nd Bogota' Seen in Rio Blast Fatal to 23 Itlo do po- co declared today the explosion of n army arsenal, fatal to 23 persons, 'as Intended as the beginning of a ommunlNt plot for a "second Bogo- a" hero May 1. Thi) police siild the communists itcndcd to kill tho Dnizllliin war Jured arc estimated to number 100 to 200. Twenty-six communists have been arrested so far, the police statement said, and "directly implicated" In the explosion. The plot was attributed to a high leader of the Communist par- ty, which l.i outlawed In Po- lice withheld hln name, but, said his arrest was expected soon. ilnlster, General Canrobort Pcrelrai Firemen still are seeking 12 Girl ia Costa, who left tho vicinity of 10 avmti tle.pot 50 minutes before The, olllclal account (mid Du is saved only by an uncxpliilncd clay In the explosion, Bodies still arc -sought In tho clc- rla of. tho Dcodoro arsenal, The in- cinploycs who were trapped and pos- sibly killed In a nearby textile mill. Police mild one person wins caught earrylng grenade caps. Seven women communists worn arrested for dis- tributing communist pamphlets im- mediately after the blast. Damage was expected to exceed firing, position. OI course, the policeman with the Traffic cops In Australia arc de- veloping something new... Photo- graphs. Yessir, they're now photographing motorists in Uio act ol violating traffic laws. When it comes to an argument in court, you can tho affirmative and ho shows you ,hc negative. Tho police used ;o yell "pull over ;o the curb." Now ,hey Ju.'if. smile iwe.olly a net jer, "Walch the birdie." It must be quite a sight to see those officers narch out to tho target r a r. g e, jreuk ranks, fnll o the ground, .hen pull their brownies into the Red Wing Weather FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and vicinity Clearing and a little cooler tonight. Lowest 38. Saturday generally fair with rising temperature in tho afternoon. Highest 70. Minnesota Partly cloudy to- night becoming, mostly cloudy Sat- urday with scattered light rain or snow extreme north. Warmer north- west tonight and southeast Satur- day. Wisconsin Clearing nnd cooler with freezing temperatures except near Lake Michigan tonight. Satur- day increasing cloudiness with scat- tered light showers extreme north by evening. Warmer west and cen- tral Saturday. LOCAL WKATIIKR Ofllclal observations for tho 2-1 lours ending at 12 in. today: Maxjmum, 71: minimum, 41; noon, 51; precipitation, none; sun sets to- Tight at sun rises tomorrow it EXTENDED FORECASTS Wisconsin-Minnesota Temper- atures will average 2-4 degrees above normal north to 4-G above south portion. Normal maximum 54 north Lo C3 south. Normal minimum 31 north to 40 south. Warmer Satur- day turning cooler Sunday. Rising temperatures Monday and cooler igain Tuesday night. Precipitationi will average around one tenth inch, Sciit.t.ei'etl showers northern section Saturday and Snl.urdny night nnd igain Monday or Monday night with or none in southern sec- tions until scattered showers Mon- day or Monday night. TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max. Mln.. Prcc. 53 01 Denver Dos Molnes ........78 Duluth 45 International Falls 40 Kansas City 80 I Los Angeles 87 Miami 78 MlniH-iipull.s-St. Paul 7H New Orleans 74 New York .........5G Seattle G7 Phoenix 35 Washington .......60 Winnipeg DAU 29 52 52 30 24 52 05 38 52 39 47 54 42 .03 .18 .04 ,28 Americans Alert As 5 Russ Ships Stop at Canal IJalbon, C. X. Lieutenant Willis Crittcnbergcr, commander of U. S. armed forces In the Carib- bean, said today flve small Rus- sian ships had arrived unannounced at Cristobal harbor in need, of re- pairs. The vessels, described as flshinp: craft, were believed en route from Leningrad to Vladivostok. The repair work will be done out- side the port and the ships will not come alongside the docks. CrlttcnberRor said this would pre- vent them from cluttcrhiK up har- bor facilities. Usually, ships which put. In nt Cristobal for repairs are berthed at the docks. When asked whether this was the first Instance wherein such pre- cautions were taken, Crlttcnberger replied: "We take precautions always." The vessels arrived Wednesday morninij. Well-informed sources said Panama. Canal authorities and an intelligence official boarded them that afternoon. They have been under, surveillance from launches, these sources said. A naval onicinl described tho ships IIR tho barkontlno type bn- loniilnu to the Runslnn JlHhinR fleet. They are about 125 feet IOIIK. (In New York, Representative J. Parnell Thomas (R.-N. J.) has re- ported what he terms a. "startling inllux" of Russians into Panama since early in 1947.) Army to Bolster Alaskan Garrison Washington (OT The Army, without a single combat foot sol- dier in Alaska, today. Is borrowing from its mobile reserve to build up (.he giirrlson in thnt northern out- post next door to Russia. Antiaircraft and other ground combat units from the West Coast and Hawaii will leave for Alaska shortly "to undergo summer train- ing in conjunction with air the Army said.' The effect of tills train- Ing" will be to bolster the present force now there pending action in Congress on the proposal of General Omar Bradley, Army chief of staff, to expand the per- manent garrison to The Army's admission that, it has no combat troops In the Alaskan command was by indirection. In announcing the training as- sisnmcnt, Uie Army statement com- mented that "at present about 60 Lake City Reads 12 cargo at not to flght. best record doesn't go unrewarded. Dam 4, T.W. Dam 5, T.W, Dam 5A. T.W, At the end of the month him n. one man One wanted his picture to J dramatic. lie let the cars crash and I Dam U. Pool caught the driver in midair. Dam 6, T.W. And one flashbulb rlntfoot takes Dakota his Job seriously. He bought a, movie Dam 7. Pool camera and every week he comes Dam 7, T.W. in with a documentary short. La Crosse 1 One driver became- very cautious Tributary when ho heard about the cameraiChlppcwa al_Durand conscious cop. He wasn't worried about a tlcjcct. He just isn't photo- ge.nlc. And I heard about a very efficient officer who asked the motorist to back up and crash into the telc- phor.e pole again. He didn't hnve any film in the camera the first time. Of course, ihey'vit run Inl.n 11 111.tie lue.hnlciil trouble with some ol' the drivers. They haven't dis- covered a camera fast enough 10 follow a. woman driver's arm when she signals for a turn. 12.4 8.7 9.2 7.5 8.7 8.4 8.9 0.3 8.4 9.6 Streams 4.0 3.3 2.0 Zumbro at Thcilman Buffalo above Alma Tre.mpe.aleau nt Dodge 1.1 Uliick at Neillsvlllc Black at Galcsville 3.5 La Crosse at W. Salem 1.7 Root au Houston 6.1 .1 RIVER FORECAST (From Hustings to Gutteiilicrg) Thu Mississippi In this will continue falling slowly for hoveral days with average dally falls of .1 foot at most stations. Tributaries will change very little until effective rains occur. Bulleti ins Baghdad. Iraq More than persons demonstrat- ed toilay In tlic business section of this city, urging prompt in- tervention by Iraq's army in Palestine to support the Arab fight against the Jews, London Investigators for tho tJ. S. rlvll ArrnnnulIrM liouril snlil tonight the Constel- lation which crashed yesterday :it Shannon airport was free of mechanical faults. New York The Ktnlo Democratic committee nniinl- moiiMly romim-ndeil President Truman today in a resolution viewed as committing New York's 3S national convention voles to his candidacy. An open warn- ing and a guarded hint that Colom- bia's blood-spattered revolt, pattern mny bo used In (.lie United siNiVrert eoiiKres-Nlonnl commltteo todny Ui (lit? decpev for focl-s. Vm- one thinK. the lawmakers want a complete cxplanallon of why Uie State department went ahead with tlic Pan-American conference at Bogota despite definite word that the communists were plotting trou- ble there. The department itself said Secre- tary MnrsVinU scornfully rejected any notion that "a handful of com- munists" could Intimidate the Amer- ican republics. But Representative Clarence J. Brown saw Uie .situation in n different llRhU ho n.skod, "did (Jiey (de- partment officials) KO blindly Into this conference knowing there might be trouble? Why did they per- mit themselves and the country to be put in a ticklish He is the chairman of a House committee set up to look into the background of Uic destructive Bo- gota uprising particularly to learn whether this country's Central In- telligence agency (CIA.1 had warned Marshall there might be trouble in the Colombian capital. Yesterday's hearing brought evi- dence of a number of such warnings. Afterwards the Siflte department volunteered that It had boon fully nware of the situation itself and that Marshall had commented the American republics were not going to be intimidated by communists or anybody else. Rear Admiral R. H. Hillcnkoet- tcr, head of Uie CIA, told Brown's committee that "conditions in Col- ombia, arc similar to those in the United States except that they are advanced a couple of years." Hlllcnkooller said Jorge Gnltnn. the Colombian liberal lender whose assassination touched off the revo- lution, was n figure "like Henry Wallace in our country" a man who played along "with the extreme left and the communists." Assertion Contemptible Wallace was not immediately available for comment. IJut C. B. Baldwin, his third party campaign manager, called Hlllenkoelter's as- sertion "contemptible." Tile second warning in Congress came from one of its own members. Representative Donald Jackson an observer for Congress who flew back from Uie Bogota con- ference to report to his colleagues, declared: "Xlio uprising in Bogota was not something that just happened. It represents additional stitches In Uie cloth of violence. "It can nnd will liuppen In New York, ChlciiKO imri Kan I-Yancl.sco unless the march communism is hailed. "The Red tide has touched the shores of Uie western hemisphere." Jackson said should pass a law to curb communism. U. S. Winning Cold War, Editors Told are win- ning the cold Editor Edwin D. of the Christian Science Monitor told Uie American Society of Newspaper Editors Canham hns Just, rot.urm'd from Genovn, where lip was nn American delegate to the United Nat Con- ference on Freedom of Information. He said the United States "is in a stronger position than it has been since the end of the war." Slated to become the next presi- dent Of ASNE, Canham told 350 colleagues at their 2Cth annual mci'ting: "Those who would compromise and appease communism are far in the background. The neutrals and the middle-ground nations arc all pretty much on our side now. We are winning Uie cold war." House Republican Leader Hal- leck (Ind.) Rave the editors nn tip" last night that Congre.vs will not pass a universal military training bill this year. He was one of five lawmakers to address the editors during the evening. New Georgia Hate Group Uncovered alort policemen were credited today with uncovering a new hate organization, "the Black nnd the rr.scur of :i man from an unmerciful M rapping. Four men are under arrest nn charges of assault and battery, and Fulton Police Chief G. Neal Ellis is holding as evidence several crude black masks, a pistol, a leather strap and nearly 100 cards printed with the group's name. Sutherland Left Estate late Dr. John Bain (Jock) Sutherland left an es- tate of from lo S500.000, a friend of the family estimated today. His will wns nlrd for probate, ycisti'rday. Or. Sutherland, football coach at the University of Pittsburgh IS years and of the Pittsburgh Sutl- ers for the past two years, died last Sunday after a brain tumor opera- tion. ;