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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 22, 1947, Winona, Minnesota w EATHER JJfht Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Press L1 Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations [FE OF FORD Intimate Story of Famed Auto Pioneer. Another Chapter Tonljbt, VOLUME 47. NO. 55 WINONA, MINNESOTA, TUESDAY EVENING, APRIL 22. 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY SIXTEEN PAGES Senate Voting Relief to Greece Today State Bonus Bill Snags In Committee Scant Hope Held for Passage Before Adjournment Date St. veterans' bo- nus issue was thrown wide open In thf Minnesota legislature today when thf house appropriations com- mittee rrfusei: to KO along with rev- rriuc-ralsinB fruturrs approved by the house uix committee. Thc committee, after its chairman termed thc bonus measure "an un- balanced Dili." voted to meet at 0 p. m. with subcommittees from thc taxes and veterans affairs committee in an to revamp rrvcnur of the bill. This action means that the bonus bill, if finally approved, will not rrach thr house floor before Wed- nesday, which is the final day of current legislative scss'.on. If approved by thc house, it would have to undergo tho gamut of Hermit1 committee and floor approv- al, with pow.Ible appointment of conference committees to Iron out differences before tho final day ended. Theurer Elected City Council President, Bruski City Attorney at Annual Meeting U.N. Asked to Ponder Autonomy For Palestine By Mm Hnrrrlxon Lake Success, N. joined Egypt today in n. formal Arab move to force immediate con- si deration of Palestine's indepen- dence at the special session of the United Nations general assembly opening in New York next Monday. Farts Zl Khoury, Syrian delegate to the security council, said hl.i KOV- cmment had sent n communication to Secretary-General TryjTvo Llo morning. He said It was iden- tical -B'lth the one filed by Egypt yesterday. The proposals asked the assembly to broaden IU Palestine discussions to Include action for immediate Britain's 25-year-old Republican-Herald Photo Council President W. P. Thcurcr Eight Killed in Blasting of Troop Train in Palestine By Carter L. Davidson Jerusalem A British troop train en route from Egypt to Palestine was blown up today southeast of Tel Aviv and first official casualty figures listed elgiit dead and three Injured. Four coaches of the train, which was heavily loaded, were re- ported wrecked by the blast, nt- 1 j_ C1 M. trlbuted to a series of electrically Molotov Suggests Resumption of Talks on Korea By Eddy Moxcnw wook- IB to a suggestion by the United Harmony in Facing New Problems Urged Wlnona's new city council, holding its annual organization meeting a the city building Monday evening elected Third Ward Alderman Wil- liam P. Theurer president, and in its first major new appointment sel- ected S. D. J. Bruski city attorney from a field of four formal applica- tions. President Theurer, elected unani- mously, succeeds John W. Dugan who was defeated .for re-election in the recent city election. The new council president was elected by the third ward two years afio, and during his two years on the council has served as chairman of Its purchasing and city building committees. Named vice-president of the coun- cil was First Ward Alderman Ben Deeren, who succeeds Robert Al- brecht, who was not a candidate for re-election lor alderman from the first ward. XJnanlmouR Ballot Mr. the new city attorney, was named by a unanimous ballot to succeed Harold K. Brchmcr, who has resigned the post after 12 years. The appointment is effective May 1. Before that date, said Mr, Bruski, he will name an assistant city at- Mr. Bruski operated mines. The British spokesman blamed the mining on Irgun Zval Leumi, militant Jewish underground or- ganization which had threatened vengeance for the execution of four of its members In Aero prison last ending of mandate. El Khoury said all flvo Arab in the U.N'. would support the now combined Syrian-Egyptian proporjU for Palestine's indepen- dence. A preliminary survey indicated the United States and Britain could muster enough support to block tho Arab move. They Insist that the be confined to the original questions submitted by today that the Joint Soviet-American commission empowered to Jitart Korea on tho roud to Independence meet In Seoul on Mny 20 to resume Its work, In- terrupted by basic disagreements 11 months ago. Soviet Foreign Minister V. M. Molotov, replying to a letter from Secretary of State George C. Mar- shall on the Korean question, blamed American members of the commission for causing tho break- Fire on Train The mining took place In a wood- ed section near Rchobot, about ten miles southeast of Tel Aviv In the heart of Palestine's citrus belt. After the blast hidden gunmen were reported to have sprayed the train, with grenades and small arms fire, which was returned by the troops. Almost simultaneously another official announcement disclosed that a ship carrying approximately 730 torncy to succeed Martin A. Beatty, who has resigned. Mr. Bruski, who was born in Wl- nonn, received his degree in law from the law school at the Univer- sity of Minnesota, and has been on- staged In the general practice of .law here since his admission to the bar August 30, 1930. Mr. Bruskl's office is in tho Mor- gan block, and he resides with his family at 215 Washington street. The council also had applications for the city attorney's post from Mr. Beatty, A. Paul Lommen and Milton A. Goldberg, the latter two being veterans of World War II. Letters supporting appointment of a veteran were received from the Ncvlllc-Llcn post No. 1237, Veterans of Forolgns Wara and Leon J. Wetacl post No. 0, American Legion. Several other new appointments were made by the council last night. Wlllard A. Swanson was named food Steel Wage Hike Hampers Price Cuts, Taft Says Philadelphia Chosen for G.O.P. Rally Chicago Rejected by Committee Vote of 72-26 Kansas City, Mo. Phil- adelphia was chosen late Monday as the site of the 1948 Republican national convention to be held during the week of June 20, 1948. The "city of brotherly pre- sented a certified check for 000 to the national O.O.P. chair- man, Carroll Reese, to outbid the offer of Chicago, the only other serious contender. On. a roll call Philadelphia won V2 to 26. The national committee promptly made the choice unani- mous. Philadelphia last had the convention in 1940. Mayor Bernard Samuel of Phil- adelphia, G. Mason OwJett, Penn- sylvania national committeeman and Frank Murdoch, chairman of a special mayor's committee, spear- icaded the Philadelphia campaign. Guarantee In addition to the guar-j antee, they offered a city enter-1 tainment fund of television facilities to reach the 13 eastern Washing-Ion Senator Rob- seaboard states with 103 electoral William Webb Wabasha Miller Dies in Hawai of, uncertified Jewish had ----I Uliulil H11IUI.I ULJWiaiJ .I1UU Britain: I down last May In negotiations and been spotted by British naval craft Tho establishing of a fact-flndinr r.uKgestcd a three-point program nearing the Palestine coast. rommlttro to prepare for final ac- tion at the regular assembly meet- ing in September, G. 0. P. Seeks Harmony on Rent Legislation Washington Key Repub- licans of the House and Senate will try again tomorrow to Iron out the question of whether to recom- mrncl a general ten per cunt In- c.-rftw Jn rent ceilings. Chairman Wolcott (R.-Mlch.) of the House banking committee told reporters that whatever the deci- sion may be, he expects his group to approve some kind of rent con- trol extension bill Thursday. The present law expires June 30. New Fire Breaks Out in Texas City Trtan Cilv, TOXAK The warehouse of the Texan City Ter- minal Railway Company, stored! with ammonium nitrate, burst lntolop'nlon nncl that a dale flames today, seven days after tlieibo nxod ln thc summer of 1047 for disastrous explosion.-, caused by theitno nnd Moscow gov- .same chemical killed an estimated! to review thc commission's for immediate action: 7. The establishment of a provisional Korean democratic government on tho basis of broad participation by Korean democratic parties and social organizations, in order to ex- pedite the political and eco- nomic amalgamation of Korea us a Kclf-govcrnment state, Independent of foreign interfer- ence, which fact would eliminate the division of the country into two ncs. 2. The establishment of dem- ocratic bodies of power through- out Korea by free flections on the basis of general and equal BUffrage, 3. Aid to the Korean nation In restoring Korea as an inde- pendent democratic state and in developing the national econ- omy and national culture. This apparently was a propose for joint Russian-American finan- cial aid to Korea. Marshall, In a letter to Molotov luted April 8, called on Russia to cooperate with the United States n restoring Korean Independence is us possible. Ho urged that he Joint commission be reconvened 'on the basis of respect for the lemoeratlc. right of freedom of .work. Deputy Mayor John Hill said that "An explosion could occur at any time." Thr cause of the fire was not de- irrrnlncd, but a Houston Chronicle staffer it the scene said It broke out nhdrtly after n. almost thf r-amr minute the Wednesday first blar.t occurred aboard the French ship Grandcamp. HUKO clouds of smoke again ob- scured tragedy-town Texas City. The Cah'fston Tribune said rndlo men had been called to Texas City suddenly, but knew no de- tails of the new fire except that It broken out. The city was returning to normal today when the new danger occur- red. The streets were Jammed with traffic, stores were open, and the routine of life was gradually being restored. N. W. Lines to Add 2 Twin City-Chicago Trips St. Hunter, pres- ident and general manager and 11 other officers of Northwest Airlines were re-elected today at a meeting of tho board of directors. Two Doomed Take Lives Announcement of the bombing of thc military train near followed by only a few hou official disclosure that two condemn- ed Jewish extremists had commit- ted suicide in Jerusalem prison a short time before they were sched- uled to go to the gallows. The pali1, Meyer Fcinsteln and nspcctor In the department health to succeed Francis Kc and David Saucr, 310 East Broadway and Erwin Rybarczyk, 227 East PJf th street, were named temporary dep- uty assessors. Mr. Swanson, new food inspector, lives at 62 West Mark street and is a veteran of World War n, having spent three years and four months in the army medical corps. Except for his military service, Mr. Swanson has been a lifelong resident of Wl- Othcr Applicants ert Tart said today Big Steel's agreement with the C.I.O. for a SI a day wage boost probably has "tossed out the window" any real chance to bring prices down. Taft called the Senate-House committee on economic report to- gether today to issue a brief state- jment on its study of prices. But the committee chairman told a reporter in advance of the meet- ing that he believes the U. S. Steel- C.I.O. agreement is likely to set a pattern for similar wage Increases that will prevent any substantial reduction In the prices of manu- factured products. Taft, who also heads the Senate Republican policy committee, has supported President Truman's re- peated appeals to business to bring prlcea down. Tjnllko the President, who said that wage increases were the alternative, the Ohio senator has argued that pay raises would Pr'CCS at college vote and hotel rooms, Including "first class" and "medium class." Samuel said his administration would even fix traffic tickets for the delegates If necessary. A spirited fight for the conven- tion site developed shortly before the committee meeting. The Philadelphia strong, hit Kansas delegation, 25 City with an Intensive campaign, presenting their invitation first at a cocktail party and reception. William B. Webb Wabasha, liam Blalne Webb, 64, prominent Wabasha businessman for many Measure Held Sure to Pass Marshall Message of Endorsement Gives Bill Impetus By Jack Bell Washington With n certainty of approval, thc Senate ,-otes today on President Truman's plan to give Greece and Turkey in financial and mili- ;ary aid to keep them from col- apsing into the arms of com- munism. The new venture in foreign policy approached its first congressional howdown amid indications that it would receive less emphatic the lost major decl- ion in that Senate's 89 -o two ratification of the United Nations charter July 28, 1945. A score, more or less, of apparently stood ready to cast their ote against the first segment, of the cvcloplng program of aiding "free copies." They have predicted vn- iously that it win