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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 7, 1947, Winona, Minnesota w EATHER fair tonight I'rliUjI coolrr tontrht; mottf rm KrltUj, 119 DAYS tool Act Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations VOLUME 47, NO. 145 W1NONA, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY EVENING, AUGUST 7, 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY TWENTY PAGES Brewster Admits Pan American Visits Heat Wave Death Toll Reaches 69 Midwest Hot Spell Broken After Four-Day Stay Tfir Avinrliilril 'niuntlrr'.hoW'rs and cooling rui. further Into the Mld- wur'.'. Mem wuvr of the year I'ul.iy iiCi-r d'-iith.i from the four of JOU-fli-gri'i- tfiiiiicriitiirps hue! to ul Ir-ii'.t 'The he-ill definitely brok- en Chicago and nil north we.-.: IN tw-liijj broken uarcl." the Weather Bureau mild ;i .'.hower nt C'hk-iico early to- rumbled the mercury from 81 to Tl' n few minutes. KlM-wherc. though, the T continued high temperature.-! be expeited todny, particu- larly from .southeastern Michigan v-jthward through Indiana, across; ".outhrrn Illumi'-. and throughout', the ;.outherri plains Ktatc.i. A: Julief. HI., about >IO miles f.'iu'li of Chiciigu, n brief but heavy nreornpanled by u'l.'id.1, which blew clown many tree-, nntl the fulling A Orane Pulls from a chimney n portion of the wreckage of a small plane that crashed into the structure at Everett, Mass., early today, falling inside and killing four persons. (A.P. Wlrephoto to The Republican-Herald.) 4 Killed As Plane Drops Into Chimney of Oil Plant Merit Basis Of Promotion Act for Army President Signs Law Scrapping Seniority System Washington The army's archlac system of promotion by seniority went out the window to- day with President Truman's sign- Ing of legislation setting up a permanent promotlon-by-merit pro- gram for the army and the navy. One of the lengthiest and most- complicated measures enacted by the 80th Congress at its first ses- sion, the legislation is the out- growth of months of study by com- mittees. In addition to setting up a new promotion system for the army and tightening the navy's existing advancement system, the bill cuts down on the number of high-rank- ,ng oflfccrs in both services and abolishes in peacetime the wartime of five-star officer. However, it docs not effect, the rank of the feet eight officers now holding five star'clccp waters of fashionable Lake Roller Coaster Fall Fatal to St. Cloud Man Minneapolis George Sav- ing, 21, St. Cloud, Minn., suffered fatal injuries last night when he fell from a roller coaster at Excel- sior amusement park, the Hennepln county sheriff's office reported. Saving, one of a party of three couples, had his left arm cut ofJ above the elbow eltv whiln rlrtlnn- n1 -lne new lttw PttMdCS also for "nrt of nil officers In the regular nrmy rather than In a branch of tho nrmy, such ns the infantry. This will permit the transfer of officers within branches. and Qaylord W, Smith, Hfl, Montrose, vllnn., who died In the hcadon olllslon of two autos on highway 09 two miles west of nibbing. Captain Fred Odcgaard, Hlbblng ollce traffic chief, Identified the ,vo seriously taken to Hlbblng General Wll- am L. Smith, Detroit, a son of he dead man, and Earl Smith, elleved to be the victim's brother, Detroit policeman on vacation, nd Mr. and Mrs. William Saha nd their son, all of Hlbblng, the Utcr three all occupants of the econd auto Involved. Miss Selvlg's death was the second raffle fatality Involving bicyclists Ithln a month In St. Cloud. Ken- eth Kaden, ten, died July 25 hen a car struck him he swerved Is cycle to avoid some pedestrians, tews Protest Arrests by York Stoppage with general line of-ior San Frarlclsco. British common- wealth countries objected because of conflicts with another meeting they were planning. U. S. Asks Explanation of Refinery Seizure Vlj ...i. T I i JJJf OJilLiSll iftnt of three Jewish mayors Cit'Oifrey Ku-ye.s, American member'--- of the four power control commls 10 Believed Killed in Freighter Blast Melbourne, Ten men were believed killed today when the ton British freighter Mania, burst into flames at Victoria docks after a scries of explosions. After the ship and its cargo of match sticks and newsprint from Montreal had burned morn than five hours, holes were cut in the ship plates and she was sunk In 30 of water. quietly of the transport, the of less-than-usual increase expected this fall. lor a small corn crop are tending to strengthen prices despite record wheat crop. Pats and production forecast. Fruits and fruit prices this summer expected to continue below last year. Fruit production will be larger. A more rapid decline than usual is expected prices of most commercial truck inland grown for the fresh market II and this summer. Potato prices will bill and Legal Snarl in Sauk Centre Recall Aired St. Cloud, Minn. Attorneys today continued arguments over i legal technicalities in the actio brought by Walter Otteson, con testing his recall as Sauk Centi mayor In a July 8 election. The defeated mayor filed a 14 pnge brief in Stearns county distric court setting forth reasons why th recall vote was not held accordin to the Sauk Centre charter. Th case is being heard by Distric Judge Hoi E. Barron. [the town and. country planning i measure. Royal ascent was given at and all three became Jaw, A British official blamed rising American prices and "the rapidly i increasing surplus of U. S. exports jover U. S. imports" today for the sudden worsening of Britain's eco- nomic crisis. average higher than last year for the next few months. S. D. Teacher .Jerusalem Jewish leaders ccreed n complete three-hour world stoppage this afternoon in protest) against the Internment by British The iu'.htnlnt: bolt und the Htai't ihr lire were wltne.s.secl by a motorist, who drove Into t.'ie farmstead across the road nrul notified Foreman John and other residents. Wiley in France; Says Europeans Must Give Plans Cherbourg, France Sena- or Alexander Wiley n n'-rr.ber oT the Semite foreign re- committee, .said today that European countries Jitjite.s nuist Inform exactly what twy to do It thty want aid .vfi'T the Marshall "Only if they have the Intention if working will America eome to heir he added. Til'- .''ii.iior iUTived tofijiy aboard tlie .Miiiifetiinia. Me nollIK In Ot'ri- c.a (iiiU to Keyes, In a Icltin1 to Coloni'l Ocn- erul V. V. Kousarov, thy Russian iiu-mber of the council, a.ssertec that It Soviet military forces hat seized tlie oil works In the capacity of trustee pending agreement on a definition of German assets In Aus- tria for Inclusion Jn the Austrian leace treaty then the action could >e Flooded Yellow River Forces Reds Back gov- ernment troops In western Shan- tung province forced units of red General Liu Po-cheng's army back ugalmt the flood-swollen Yellow river today while government forces In eastern Shantung in- creased pressure along the Tslng- tao-Tslnan railway. Military observers said govern- ment commanders hnd every op- portunity to Inflict a major defeat on the communists in the west be- cause the Yellow river was now five wide and fuw boil Us were uvall- iblu. some 40 other Jews for the avowed purpose of checking ter- rorism. Violence continued meanwhile. British authorities announced that 12 oil tank cars wcrn wrecked by a mine explosion at Has El be- tween Tel Aviv and Haifa. The blast ripped up 300 yards of railway track, but caused no casualties, the announcement said. Beloit Woman Fined for Shooting Husband Belolt, Wls. Mrs. Claudia Belle Moore, 28, was and costs In municipal court yesterday after she pleaded guilty to a charge of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to do great bodily harm. tfrs, Moore was charged In connec- tion with the shooting of her hus-j band, Walter, 25, during an argu-{ ment July 25. Moore was shot hrough both thighs, but was in court when his wife was flncd. Judge Chester H. Christensen failure of Mrs. Moore to pay ,hc flin: would result in BO days 1m- irlsonmuiit. William P. Odom, 27-year-old former British ferry command officer, took off at p. m. (C.D.T.) today from Chicago in his converted twin-fiifrine army bomber in an effort to halve the late Wiley Pout's 1033 solo globe circling time record. Shown above la the route he plans to follow. (A.P. Wlruphoto Map.) Britain's plight is linked to n "world-wide dollar famine" caused by America's selling to foreign coun- tries more than twice as much as she buys, the chancellor of the ex' chequer, Hugh Dalton, told the House of Commons. Dalton was replying to criticisms by conservatives and left wing so- cialists that the Labor government "squandered" the U. S. loan and that Prime Minister At- tlee's new work-more-and-eat-lcss program promised "too little, too late." Three Killed in Wisconsin As Train Hits Auto Eden, Wis. Three persons trerc killed yesterday when their au- tomobile was struck by a speeding cross examine him." Drcwster went back to the chair to answer a scries of written ques- tions Hughes gave to Chairman Fer- guson tR.-Mlch.) of the Senate subcommittee. In his replies, Brewstcr: 1. Acknowledged that he had eat- en at least "three breakfasts in the last few months" at a special resi- dence maintained here by Pan- American Airways as a guest center for officials and employes. But the Maine senator insisted this could not be termed the "Pan American palace" and instead waved photographs of what Brewstcr called "T.W.A.'s palatial" home and swim- ming pool. 2. Agreed that Sam Pryor, a vice- president of Pan American and former Connecticut Republican na- tional commlttecman, is a close friend of his. 3. Said it was true that he had spent two Thanksgiving vacations of about a week each at a Pryor has at Kobe Sound, Fls. Brewstcr said Pryor was not there and he (Brewster) had purchased his own rood and borne all ex- pense, 4. Acknowledged that he once ac- cepted free transportation in Pan American's special private airliner from Washington to Raleigh, X. C. He said he went to Raleigh to con- fer with the late Senator Bailey (D.-N.C.) at Bailey's request about aviation legislation, Brewster also repeatedly hit at Hughes' story of a "proposition" for a merger. "The suggestion that I held a whip over Mr. Hughes is he declared. Weather In a complaint drown by her two attorneys, Mrs. Overtoil named seven Rapid City and county school administrators and board members is defendants, alleging they have, ocrmittcd the use of text books( a wrong and false of the origin of life." The complaint asked that books "teaching these wrong and FEDERAL FORCASTS For Wlnoua and vicinity: Fair tonight and Friday. Cooler to- night; moderate temperature Fri- day. Low tonight 64; high Fri- day 86. Minnesota: Partly cloudy tonight and Friday, with scattered thunder- showers southwest portion tonight. Little change Jn temperature to- night. Warmer Friday. Wisconsin: Generally fair tonight and Friday. Cooler tonight. Warmer west portion Friday. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 today. Maximum, 95; minimum, 69: noon, 86; sets precipitation, .01; sun at sun rises to- TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max. Min. Pet. 'nlsc theories be eliminated from the schools in Ponnington countyv" It asked jury trial and an orderJBcmidji 84 restraining use oC the volumes'Chicago 101 pending the trial. ,Duluth The books were identified asUnternu'Jorml Falls. "The Earth Then and Now" and Kansas City "High1 School Biology." .Miami "High School Biology." the com- Mpls.-St. Paul plaint said, "teaches .several Orleans...... and untrue theories such as i phoenix J. S. Refuses to Give Russia Data on Japan American chair- lan of the four-power Allied coun- 11 declined today to furnish the Russian members with detailed in- ormation on Japanese nd production prospects. It was the first time any official! eyu'cst through the council had! U'opisms. hTitnbilly and osmosis; Seattle which science hn.s in late years J Edmonton demonstrated ns and pure] I 78 82 S9 85 89 36 1J2 80 68 63 S3 7-t 72 67 72 77 53 .28 1.02 .01 Jailed German Rocket Expert Sent to U. S. Red Wing Lake City Reads Dam 4, T.W. Dam 5, T.W. Dam 5A. T.W. London (Vn A war spokesman sold today General Dam 6, Pool Walter Doniberger, wartime head.'Dam G, T.W. ot German rocket bomb ir.cnls. had been flown from .1 7, Pool ish prison to the United States. 'Dam 7. T.W. The U. S. military attache's of- La Crosse __ RIVER BULLETIN Flood Stage 24-Hr. Stage Today Change 2.3 5.9 12 3.2 fice confirmed that the transfer was, made "three or four weeks but' :iad no information on the purpose. 12 2.2 3.2 54 10.1 3.9 7.3 9.3 1.7 4.6 Tributary Streams 2.4 Buffalo above Alma Trcmpealeau at Dodge Black at Ncillsville... ecu rejected by the United epresented by George Atcheson. Jr.i Lori final decree jR'oot nt Houston RIVER FORECAST Jamee Hilton, .9 2.4 1A .1 _ Major General A. P. Kislcnko.iof divorce for Mrs. Galina Hilton tting in for Lieutenant General Cuzma Dcrcvyanko, Russia's rcgu- ir member now on vacation, mndc ic request. At.chc.son .said it was mpractlcal" to compile such de- illed information. from James Hilton. British novelist, was entered yesterday. She will re- coivc minimum alimony of a ycnr and their Los Angeles dencc. Tlioy WLM'C married in 1937 in Juarez, Mexico. (From Hastings to Guttenberr) During the next 48 hours will be no material change in the river stages throughout the dis- trict. ;