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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 21, 1947, Winona, Minnesota w EATHER L Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations VOLUME 47. NO. 54 W1NONA. MINNESOTA, MONDAY EVENING, APRIL 21, 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY IFE OF FORD Intimate Story of Famed Auto Pioneer Chapter Two Tonight SIXTEEN PAGES Trumam Asks Unity on Cutting Prices Russ Object To U. S. Aid To Trieste Foreign Ministers Parley Expected to End This Week By John M. llltrlitoivcr Moscow Soviet Foreign Minister V. M. Molotov, In a on snicl ho feared assistance :r> the free territory might mean outside interference In its ftiralni. Molotov mndc tho .'itatement be- fore the foreign wont Into n two-hour, wrnl.iccret scsnion on Au.'.triit. from which they emerged tonight with1 only the curt an- nouncement that they Imd discussed the Austrian treaty. Marshall had told the "Big Four" forrlgn ministers' council that the United States would bi> able tr> ply food for Trieste's people It Con-j Kress passed pending Intcrnatlonall Steel Accord Reached On Per Day Hikes Pittsburgh Agreement on wage increases of a day lor U. S.. Steel Corporation workers today cheered the en- tire Industry with the prospect of. a year of strike-free production. The pay upon yesterday by Philip Murray, presi- dent of the C.I.O. and the United Steclworkcrs, and J. A. Stephens, "fllK Steel" vice-president won quick approval by the union's board. The raises affcc In his speech, Molotov did noti mention food, but this nppcitrcd to; be one factor hf had mind. The forrlgn ministers' council had mrt to consider a report of thc Trieste financial commission. Itcfrr to H.N'. Marshall. British Foreign Sccrc- f-ary Ernest Bevin and French For- eign Minister Georges Bldnult want- ed to refer thc report to thc United recommended for the interior de- Long Way Around, Shortest Way Home New York Elmer Pat- trick GarKan spent last night to Kfi word to his wlfn in suburban White Mains thut had missed the last train home uml It was "worth every penny of he said. Gal-gun couldn't call his wife directly because of the tele- phone strike, .10 he telephoned his uunt, Mrs. James McCann, explained the situation, and had her call Mrs. Gargan. Calls get through fine to Mrs. >IeCann; she lives In Tome- brldgc, County Antrim, Ireland. 47 Per Cent Interior Budget Cut Proposed By William F. Arbogast Washington An unprece- dented 47 per cent budget cut was Nauons. But Molotov hammered at the till they all agreed thut n Kroup i council deputies should study 111 report here. This led to n sharp argument ovc Trhrn the deputies .should report this having direct bcarinK o when the council might ndjou Almost all observer.1; th Moscow conference would uncl th BidntiH. pressing for adjourn ment by Wednesday at tho latcs ttrcrd that the deputies rcpor Tuesday night. Marshall suggcsle afternoon. Bevln had tial Wrdnfwdny morning, Hut Mulotnv. (.iiyirig that. Ill JTnnrh frw.'i beyond ft :imlU." InnlAtc-d that tho deputlc. given more time. So tho mln Isters finally agreed to leave th time limit to the deputies. Coal Ajfrcrmcni The Trieste commission's report which the foreign ministers orderei the Trieste tree territory wu ugrefd upon Jnst year In New York wild that in the quarter beginning July 1 Trieste would have an 011- timated drflclt of begin- ning July 1 Trieste would have an estimated deficit, of imports under rxports of and also wouk need ships, raw materials, indus- trial resources and other supplies at lowem possible world prices, Meanwhile, an olTlclal announce- ment was expected today to con- Jlrm o report that Bldault and Mar- shall last night had reached tin agreement by which Prance would get coal from the western zones of Germany in amounts to be governed mainly by the level of productions. Anderson Terms 8-Cent Grazing Fees Waahlnrton MV- Representative n, Carl Andersen says public range grazing fees of only I eight cents a month for weh cow partment today by the House ap- propriations committee. Slashing vigorously in its promis- ed "meat ax" drive to chop from President Truman's federal budget for 1D4S, the committee .sent to the House floor n bill to operate the Interior department lor tht; 12 months starting July 1. This is below the Pre- sident'.'! budget estimates, 173 under current appropriations but above the department's last prewar fund In 1038. Fine Aria Intact With a slng'n fine rirts commission which received the full It requested, every one of the department's far-flung nativi- ties felt tho committee's axe. If Congress follows the commit- tee's recommendation, thc division of power and thc division of geogra- phy will be abolished, the oil and :as division will be cut down to "hot oil" act enforcement activities and thousands of Interior department employes of five major producini subsidiaries and are expected tt set the wage boosts pattern fo other steel companies as well a other industries. The agreement comeft before thi union's 175-man wage and policy committee today for final approval The union said signature of the pact could be expected tomorrow. Accord on n new contract hailed by some executive board members as "a great victory.'.' President Benjamin P. Fnirlcss of the Steel Corporation issued a statement In which he said he hoped the cost of the Increases could be taken care of in the presc-nt price structure. He asked employes' co- operation in absorbing the costs by Improving efficiency. His statement said of the union's demand'' for portal-to-portal pay that: "The union has agreed thnt the companies shall not be obligated -o pay for travel or walking time or .Ime spent In preparatory and clos- ing activities during the term of the new agreement." Murray made no statement be- yond the announcement of accord. U. S. Steel put the direct cost of I the wage Increases at In- cluding pay boosts for fabricating companies expected to sign similar pacts. The stcclworkers announce- ment estimated the cost at more than but explained that figure applied only to tho live sub- sidiaries involved in the prcsor agreement. Hero IK the pay Increase arrange mny be reopened nfl.i one Murray and Stcpl its established by Ihu U. S. Onixlng service are "ridiculous." Tn testimony before a House ap- propriations subcommittee consider- ing the Interior department nppro- psutlon bill, made public today, An- derson snld: "It is time that we compel tho.f who benefit directly to pay t.hel just r.hare toward necessary fedora F.lght per eow JXT mrinih. with no for he is ridiculous uncl trespasser upon (he dimtrcroas trail or flna destruction of our ranges because of the penny-wise and pound-fool- ish attitude of western cattlemen and sheepmen. "The average Forest service fee is 31 cents per cow for the same period. In my part of the country, Mir.rifsota pasturage cosLs or mTe per animal per month. "There rrrtnlnly Is no Justifica- tion fnr thnf wide .spread. I have repeatedly rrHlclxcd the Forest serv- ice for it.-, low fee." He wild the frrs charged bv tho smploye.x will be looking for jobs. And such multi-million dollar igenclcs as the Reclamation bu- enu, the BonnevIIle (Ore.) Power the Bureau of In- llan Affairs, the Geological survey, ho 'Bureau of Mines, the Fish and tVlldllfe service and National Park ervicc, will be required to get along n sharply-trimmed budgets. Stale Conservation State conservation commissions an pick up their wildlife restoru- on projects whero they halted dur- ng tho war If Congress approves ecommendntlons made today by the louse appropriations committee. The committee recommended a revision in the Interior department ppropriatlon bill that federal aid >r wildlife restoration projects in- ucie all ammunition license fees nd similar funds received during ic year ending next June 30 and redlted to the wildlife restoration und. This amount is expected by some ate conservation commissioners to noimt to An appropriation of for cris settled in three days of high private man-to-man conferences: An additional a day (or 121 cents an hour) for all workers, plu slightly more than two and one ha which the union woul cover tho cost of additional benefit and bring totul raises to a Jlttl more than 15 cents. Falrlcss said the average week] pay would'rise from under the new contract, which will be retroactive to April 1. He pu the average hourly wage rate a The Increases arc In addition tource reported thc words to them were: "My on this earth is over. have peace with my God and with myself. I am so tired." Christian was known to ubjccts in this tiny country of 00 square miles as a democratic nonarch and a champion of Danish rccdozn. He was an imposing feet, seven inches tall. He became king Mny 12, 1012, in uccession to his father, Frcderlk 'III. In thc First World war, he opt his country neutral. Submit to Germany In tilt! last war. 1.he Germans in- ided Denmark April und lirlstian submitted to save Den- ark from devastation. Prederlk wns born March 11, 1899, Sorgenfri. He is first Dnii- h king to have had navy rather an army-training. He is a rear dmiral, a graduate of. the Dnnish aval academy and a veteran oil" Truman Vaccinated Washington President Truman got a new smallpox vjicclnntlon before his trip to New York. It was disclosed Sunday night that Brigadier General II. Graham, White House phy-, gave Mr. Truman x smallpox vaccination late Sat- urday. Thc White Iloiue laid that vaccinations some time ago did not tension of rent, export and credit controls. The. address, highlight of news- iper convention week In Ncw.Yorlc city, was broadcast by tho four ma- or networks from tho grand ball- room of Uiu Waldorf-Astoria. Praises Preiw The President praised the servica of the American press In wartime. Then he said: "We arc now nt a singe In our jinUonnl economic life when American press can render slmllur "Thc manner in which the Amer- ican press 'makes clear to our citi- zens the problems that we face In maintaining our reasons why it is essential to wl- vancc that help de- termine the future well'are of every family in the United States." "I take comfort Jn thc knowledge." he concluded in his prepared ad- dress, "That the press of this coun- try will accept tills responsibility for service in the same high spirit with, which it has always served this na- tion." Mr. Truman tied In his for bolstering the economy nt home with his program of helping frw peoples abroad maintain their free- dom. Although he d3d not refer by name cither to Russia or to his plan "or aiding Greece and Turkey re- sist communism, Uje President de- clared: "Many of these (free) peoples axe confronted with the choice between otalitarianism and democracy. This decision has been forced upon them by the devastation or war which has so Impoverished them tiiat they e.osy targets for external preasarea and alien ideologies." Speaking of. forces which "so dj- recUy threaten" these peoples" -way of life, Mr. Truman declared "We can provide thc necessary assistance (Continued on TRUMAN II. Colnmn 5) 4 Killed As Small Planes Collide Hamilton, per- th< bill presumably will Bnlduat.o. H Vlll II V HULL 11 WOvl ili J UL i .it, rpcdo-boat service. He Js ot opcnhnsen university bnchclor-of-lf00 ovcr thc Hamilton airport responsible for many of the nation'] broken homes, says 72-year-old Jan- ette Stevenson Murray, who was chosen "American Mother of 1947' Sunday. Mrs. Murray, writer and lecturer on child' welfare as well as other subjects, previously 'Iowa Mother of was by named a corn- Mrs. Frederick G. Murray, Author and lecturer, selected as the "American Mother of 1047" by thc American Mothers' committee of tho Golden Rule foundation, cooks in the kitchen of her home In Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where shu docs her own housework. For more nlttec composted of representatives of thc Iowa Farm Bureau en's division, American Legion luxlllary and the Iowa Council of ihurch Women. Mrs. Murray said: "I am quite and I feel very In- id equate." Mother of five grown and suc- .cssful children, slio has jio .set ormula for child rearing-. She cx- ilains modestly: "I'm sure I've made many mls- akes with my own children in the ast. If I were ormula for other mothers, they'd e sure to catch me up." Wife of Physician Mrs. Murray was born October 28, 1874, at Truer. Iowa. She was married to Frederick G. Murray, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, physician, in 1902. With the exception of a cou- ple of years spent In the Hawaiian Islands during World War I, when her husband was a major in the medical corps, she always lived In. Cedar Rapids. Four of her five children were bom here. Forty-two yoars ago the Murrays built; their home. Additions to thc the House eiiiuo finance .'committee opens its tax hearing tomorrow. But with Republicans firmly com- mitted to a cut this year, most senators agree that the main test! will come between those who favor the House date and those like Sen ntor Robert Tuft of Ohio, clinlr man of the Senate G.O.P. pollc committee, who prefer to wait July 1. Secretory of thc Treasury Jnmc: Snydcr is listed as thn finance com- mittee's first witness. In western Montana yesterday Frederik stands .six feet, six K11Iecl wre Chester Berry. 33. inches an inch under ills father. His queen, a woman of Mlssoula, pilot for t.hc Johnson Swcdcn, than 50 years Mrs. Murray has devoted most of her time and energy I family maant additions to thc to child welfare work. She is the mother of five children. Her rius- (Continued on Page 8, Column 71 band Is n physician. (A.P. WlrophotO.) i DELINQUENCY A.F.L., C.I.O. to Confer on Merger A.F.L. ex- ecutive council todny invited thc '.I.O. peace committee to confei here Thursday on merger of the two big Inbor organisations. A.FX. President William Green announced thc Invitation after meeting of the council to discuss general problems, Including the prospect that Congress will enact sharp restrictions on labor union activities. Green said a telegram was dis- patched to C.I.O. President Philip Murray suggesting the meeting. Thc groups have made frequent gestures toward union, but no real progress in that; direction. The council's decision to bring up till) moiilcr ngaln at, tills time ap- peared to be trncenblc to the cnsJs building up for labor unions in tnc form, ot in Mill City Elevator Operators Agree ____ __ ing service; Dr. E. L. Williams. greaT'bcau'ty, chiropractor, and Garland of Crown Prince Gustaf Adolf of i Reeves of Kalispell. both jwilh Derry, nnd Gordon Wetzsteon. 20, Ravalli county rancher. State Senate Approves 10-Year to Arbitration 'Building Program lly Thc AM.ocl.itrn j su Paul Tnp senate today A threatened walkout of more passed a bill for a S20.000.000 ten- th on 900 building elevator operatorslyenr stntc building program. in Minneapolis was averted ycstcr- The senate also pusscd a bill for day when they approved a proposal creation of a seven man Interim to submit a contract dispute to committee to study bulld- bltratlon. The vote wius- 360 form--'ing nerds and prepare plans for bitration. 307 against. buildings for which funds are KD- The A.F.L. Building members of the Service Employes Union, Local 26. lire seeking In- creased wages, pnid holldnys, nick cave and other new benefits. The arbitration board will nnmcd by Governor Luther Youngdnhl with )oth sides bound by thc agri'emont ,o accept Its decision. The operators had been ng to strike since April 2. Leftists Gain in Japanese Balloting Tokyo The moderately Social Democrats took a light lead over rival pnrtles l.ociny ,s returns from yesterday's bnllot- 124 seats In the new house of councillors. :1K decided 50-member preprinted by this legislature. Both mc.-isures now go to house and will probably be referred to conference committees. Homeless After Fire on Jap Island Heavy rainfall early today extinguished a fire wfclcri brought an estimated dmnngc in thc small inland city ol Tida and left nearly lionae- ess: Ilda police reported tbrco per- sons missing, 21 seriously Injured d 400 slightly hurt, A U. S. Eighth iirmy statement which gnve Jnpimo.v? estimates of dnmngR as yen the fire In n geisha Rirl.s' boarding The two conservative purlins, how- Sunday noon and finally yer. Hold majority. 3 m. ;