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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 29, 1949, Winona, Minnesota CLOUDY, WARMER SATURDAY FM RADIO AT ITS BEST 49, NO. 62 WINONA, MINNESOTA, FRIDAY EVENING, APRIL 29, 1949 FIVE CENTS PER COPY TWENTY-FOUR PAGES arges ruce Lt. Gen. Rawlings Airport Dedication Banquet Speaker Tickets for Fete At Oaks June 18 Soon Go On Sale Armed Forces Tighten Ban On Secret Data Vinson Warning To End Leaks; Cited by Bradley By Elton C, Fay Washington Spurred by a Bishop Lays Cornerstone at Novitiate sharp order from Capitol hill, the I armed forces have issued mandates j Lieutenant General Edwin Rawlings, air comptroller of JUnited States Air Force, will be the j to all their military and civilian speaker Winona municipal personnel to guard against "leak- banquet to be l mg" secret information to the pub- Saturday night.liic. The formal instructions airport dedication i held at the Oaks June 18. General Rawlings, one of the topjbeen issued separately at different men on the staff of Air Force Chief (times during recent weeks by the of Staff, General Hoyt S. Vanderi- Air Force, Navy and Army. lone year at the novitiate before" ad- berg, was obtained for the Winona dedication event by Congressman August Andresen of Red wing who will accompany General Rawlings to Rites Attended By Ambassador, Church Officials In the bright spring sunshine, (ceremonies for laying of the corner- stone were conducted this morning I at the Dominican novitiate atop jStockton hill. His Excellency, the Most Rev. Leo Binz, coadjutor bishop of Winona, officiated while many prominent clergy and guests witnessed cere- monies-. Among those in attendance was Robert Butler, U. S. ambassa- dor to Cuba. The huge building, which will be ready for occupancy this fall, is located on a 96-acre tract off high- way 14 above Terrace Heights, west of the city. It will bouse candidates for the priesthood in the Province of St. Albert the Great. They will spend The most recent, an Army cir- cular, appeared today. Signed by General Omar Bradley. Army chief of staff, it directed that It. Gen. Edivin >V. Rawlinys The Alsops Army Rule In Japan Should End By Stewart AIsop the early days of the occupation, General of the Army Douglas MacArthur was wont to remark to visitors -that after about, the third year, any military occu- pation begins to collapse of its own peration of all those represented at the conference the problem could be solved. Representatives of the oc- Schllplin was found slumped over dead in the back seat of a taxicab i cupation powers in Germany are at- when it pulled up at Pennsylvania station. He was about to entrain for home after attending conventions of The Associated Press Managing Editors association and the Ameri- can Newspaper Publishers associa- tion. j Born May 27, 1868, in St. Joseph's township, seven miles from St. I Cloud, SchilpUn started his career j at 12 as an apprentice on the paper he owned at his death. He ranged through the jobs of reporter, editor and business- manager to become a part owner about the turn'of the century. He became sole owner of the paper upon the death of C. P. Mac- Donald. In 1929, Schilplin merged his Democratic Times with the Re- publican Daily Journal-Press, call- in December, 1931, he was placed .n charge of the construction of the Port Shatter flying field at Hawaii and in 1935 became assistant chief of the administration branch in the field service section, materiel divi- sion, at Wright-Patterson Air Force n n ri, It is not done leu; 30, 1945, he was ap- chief of the procurement, division of the Air Technical Service On pointed presidential fact finding board's! the Hotel Winona following the recommendation. The board on ceremonies. April 11 denied the union's demand! for a second engineer on multiple unit diesel locomotives. Under terms of the National Rail- way Labor act the engineers can strike on May 11, although a union official said "a strike is not the only alternative." He indicated the union might be agreeable to further nego- but ones su 1-1 U1W3HJH W4t JUi A. w i and in November, 1946, Initiations with the railroads. prised to find it done at all. RULE TWO: Military occupation brings into being: an alien, privi- leged class, visibly enjoying all the perquisites of incomparable wealth and unlimited power, with immeas- urably pernicious results. Nothing Is more striking in Japan today than the heavy colonial at- mosphere. It is not merely the con-c trast in living conditions. Army reg-l detailed to duty as air comp-l James P. troller in headquarters of the Airjengineer of the B.L.E., said a report Force in Washington. He has been awarded G. I., but they apply equally to all Americans, civilian and mili- tary. It is illegal to give a Japanese a cigarette, to visit a Japanese friend in a hospital, to go to a Japanese theater, and so on, ad infinitum. The result is to cut the American rulers off from any nor mal contact with the Japanese ru! ed. Moreover, in order to enforce such segregation, according to well- informed observers, the American authorities have had to' hire Jap- theater man. agers, ticket inform on their American conquerors. The Japanese call the American coun- ter-intelligence the after their own dread prewar sec ret police. RULE THREE: The real political life of the country governed is hope- lessly smothered under the artifi- cial conditions of tight military con- trol. No one but a second-rater, or a fool, or an occasional, aged, duty- (Continucd on Pajre 10, Column 6.) ALSOPS J tinguished Flying Cross, Distinguish- ed Service Medal, Commendation Ribbon and Degree of Honorary Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. He received the degree of business ad- ministration in a ceremony at Ham- le university in June, 1945. "It is our said Mr. Backus announcing General Rawlings as ia speaker, "to make this airport dedication one of the biggest events in the history of Winona. We expect up to persons at the airport Sunday afternoon and a capacity crowd at the dedication banquet day night. Formal dedication of the city's aew airport and ad- ministration building will be a mile- stone in the progress of Winona." Doudna Losing No Bets for Campaign Kenosha, na isn't a man to lose a single bet while campaigning for the state school superintendentship. Doudna, whose home is in Stev- ens Point, visited here recently. He parked his car too long in a restricted zone and returned to :ind a parking ticket on it. Undaunted he walked into the >olice station and paid the fine. With it he handed the desk ser- jeant a note. "Vote for me Tuesday. I'm ion the rejection of the board's rec- the Dis- emendations by the union's general chairman was sent to President Tru- man. He added that if Mr. Truman recommended further negotiations it would not be mandatory, "but such a recommendation would have some The union had claimed a second engineer is necessar? on multiple- unit diesel electric locomotives for safety and efficiency. The present crew is an engineer and a fireman. The carriers claimed an extra engi- neer would be unnecessary and would be "made work." The fact finding board reported Jiat the union's demand had no! Wallace Says War Inevitable Under Treaty War with Russia, says Henry A. Wallace, "Is eventu- ally certain through a Western world heavily militarized under the Atlantic pact." "Under the pact, the only uncer- tainty is when, where and Wallace said in a nation-wide ABC radio broadcast last night. Veteran's Housing Bill Planned for Wisconsin Soon Madison, Wis. Assembly- man Zaun (R-Grafton) said today tie would introduce a new veteran's housing bill at request of Governor Rennebohm. Zaun is a member oj the gov- ernor's committee on veteran's housing. He said the proposal would allocate the veterans' housing fund to. counties on basis of number of veterans in each county. Each county board then would decide how the money was to be public housing aids or direct loans or housing to individual veterans. ing the unification "an independent [newspaper owing allegiance only'to Ithe public interest." Operated Radio Station In 1907, Schilplin helped found! the Security Blank Book and Print-, ing company, which'he headed at I his death. He was also the sole owner of radio station KFAM-FM at St. Cloud. A lifelong Democrat, Schilplin for- sook the newspaper field long enough to serve as Stearns county sheriff for four years when he was 30 years old. Later, he was delegate to the national Democratic conven- tion at St. Louis and helped nomi- nate President Woodrow Wilson. He was St. Cloud postmaster from 1917 to 1919. In 1933, the late President Roose- velt named Schilplin to the advisory board of the Public Works admin- Dewey Nurses Desire for Another Chance By Henry Leader Albany, N. Y. Governor Thomas E. Dewey, who bit the dust twice In running for presl- tending the meeting along with rail- road officials from other European countries. Difficulties Block Full Agreement By John M. KfcZi tower au- thorities said today'.that great dif- ficulties lie in the- way of full agree- ment between Russia and the west- ern powers on the unification and joint control of all Germany. They took this view despite hope [or an early end to the Russian blockade of Berlin. Official statements, including Sec- retary Acheson's speech in New York ast night, are making it increasing- ly clear that without basic policy changes by Russia, the east-west dent, nurses a deep-down desire'split in Germany cannot be closed. So far there is no evidence that such policy changes are in prospect. The talks held to date by Ameri- can Ambassador Philip Jessup and for another shot at the White House. This came out today when an unimpeachable source thoroughly Deputy Soviet Foreign Minister Ja- familiar with Dewey's views dis- closed that the 1944 and 1948 Re- publican standard bearer, contrary to frequent reports, has not de- cided to return to private life when, his gubernatorial term ends De- cember 31, 1960. kob Malik are reported to have dealt only with the problem of lifting the blockade and arranging a meeting of the council of foreign but not with what the foreign min- isters might accomplish. The fact is that Washington offi- to try to continue in public life beyond that time. In short, he has not made up his mind. He won't until he has. to. Close friends Dewey does not the presiden- tial bug still is in his system, (stratum and at director of the Federal Housing ad- ministration one year later. In 1937. North and South Dakota were add- ed to his F.H.A. territory. Always ari active civic leader, Schilplin was cited by the National Editorial association for his plan to Neither has the governor decided Icials regard the possible meeting as used It could provide grants for aia the unemployed of St. Cloud at the depths of the depression. He leased land adjacent to the city could not exceedlS per the jobless could obtain part; "The ultimate disaster which the De ceiung 01 a- Atlantic pact involves is war Merest on loans to if the cost of a project. There wouli be a ceiling of at two pe veterans hand, has led friends to conclude that Dewey now is more inclined than not toward extending- his car- eer as a public a view to being in good position should he ever get a new crack at the big prize of politics. Before his second term as gov- ernor expires, political paths the choice leading to of two a con tinuation of his public career migh senate up nex ''reasonable Railroads or logical basis." which are threatened 3 Trainmen Killed In Georgia Wreck Manchester, Ga. Three trainmen were killed in an Atlantic Coast Line freight train wreck near Manchester today. Rescue workers recovered the body of one man. Railroad officials at the scene said two others were still trapped in the wreckage. The officials said the train hit a washout caused by two days of excessive rain. The freight, pulled by a diesel. was en route from Chi- cago to Miami. we do know that two worlds cannot indefinitely denounce each other and build up arms against each other without eventually exploding into the most horrible holocaust of all timg. "I know that Russia will not enter upon this war unless she 'is provoked by aggression on her very borders. The U. S. with her atom bomb and her enormous industrial power is far more likely to take provocative steps under a pact which gives so much power to the military nieri and place military bases on Russia's borders." where, and 'how it will come but Tuesday a veterans' housing bill supported by the Republican ma jority. This measure would ear mark 70 per cent of state housing funds for direct loans and 30 per cent for grants to housing authori ties. Zaun said that supporters of the governor's plan sought to have 1 introduced as a substitute to the senate bill through the joint finance committee but were unable to do so. Minneapolis-Omaha Train to Cease Austin, Minn. The Chicago Great Western railway announcr ed today that effective May 10 it I would eliminate its two day trains WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and Vicinity: Fair and warmer tonight with low tonight 52; Saturday cloudy and somewhat warmer, rather windy, -Sigh 78. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 78; noon, 74; precipitation, none; sun sets to- operating between Minneapolis and I night at sun rises tomorrow at Omaha. Lack of passengers given as the cause. i Additional weather on Page 11. of their own food in return for his-another term as chief ex on farms. In.this manner, 556 men ecujlve State and women were given part time tbe s- Senate, work for days, and (Continued on Page 10, Column stances could lead to a comeback SCHILPLIN Ion the national scene. Flying Saucer Reported By Radio Ham in Illinois Sandwich, man-Pilot Leon Faber is "jnst amazed" by the mysterious ob- ject he said he saw yesterday. Faber said he spotted "a bright, shining: object moving: east" whfle flying over the Gary-Michigan City, Ind., area "It looked like one of those flying saucers. Certainly it was something I've never ever seen he said. Faber said he was flying at feet and the object, feet away, looked about the of a basketball. "It was on its flat side and jost disappeared suddenly. It didn't ret any smaller, like something mov- ing away from yon at a distance. It just suddenly disappeared. Goodness, it's the most stunning: and amazing thine that ever happened to me. I didn't think it was posfible." Faber, 48, is president of the James Knights Company, manu- <-f radio crystals. He said he was talking by radio to some radio hams when he spot- ted the object and described it to them for the fire minutes the object remained in his riew. testing ground of the ability of Russia and the American-British- French bloc to reach any construc- tive agreement. Possible abolition of the blockade is anticipated here as a Western victory in a single bat- tle of a continuing cold war. Insofar as the opportunity for Russia and the Western powers to meet is concerned, the lifting of the blockade would restore the situation to about what it was a year ago be- fore the Soviets sought to isolate Berlin. At that time the Western powers served notice they would not nego- tiate so long as the Russians held a pistol to their heads; now the Rus- sians may be ready to lay the pistol. down. Meanwhile a new situation has been created within the Western bloc and Acheson in his speech to the American Newspaper Publishers association in New York last night blamed this squarely on Russia, He said the Russians had sought economic and political control of Germany in the early postwar period and had refused to make reasonable agreements for the future of a dem- ocratic German state, so the West- ern powers went ahead with their own plans. As a result they have spelled out n detail what kind of Germany iiey want to rebuild. In any future council of foreign ministers session, ;herefore, it will be for the Russians to- decide whether they will unify Sermany along the lines laid down jy the Western po-.vers or whether they would prefer that Germany re- main split indefinitely. Acheson emphasized that the United States is prepared to deal with either alternative and if no agreement can be reached with the lussiaas this country "will continue to Ien3 vigorous support to the de- velopment of the western German program." V ;