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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 13, 1947, Winona, Minnesota w EATHER r A I th until' rut 125 Full Leased Wire Newt Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations DAYS En.bllnc Art VOLUME 47. NO. 150 WINONA. MINNESOTA. WEDNESDAY EVENING. AUGUST 13. 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY TWENTY PAGES Ten-Point State Housing Plan Proposed U.S. Engineers Ask City Harbor Action U.S. Delegates Off for Rio Child Afraid of Thunder Dies at Sound of a Drum Phll.iilrlplilit olrl Nariry 1'olloek, mnthrr sultl din rhlld deathly afrnlil 07. TK.MI'hTSATUKKS ELSEWHERE Max, Mln. Pet. 74 58 1.53 plant. When tho h301 implicated plane contracts. !ner husband, Michael, 28. Prasnick With taken I don't know what It Is. The administration has embarked upon policies of restricted production, It has revalued gold and It hns resort- ed to record deficit financing in time of peace. "Recently the administration has proceeded on a .world-wide pro- gram of extending dollar credits to other nations before home produc- tion has had a chance to catch up with home demand. Now it seems champions since 1940 until dethron- ed in Monday night's competition by Sleepy Eye, was best marching and drumming unit. Chls- holm was second. The Brainerd women's drum corps won top honors among the women's outfits. Alexandria's beautifully costumed drum corps won first among Juvenile groups, with Mllaca High school's band taking second. The Hnnska Glee club won first place without ''opposition in the en- In most subcommittee members turn- Ing their attention to other matters, there was little loft here to keep the controversy alive. But Brew- ster said at Portland last night that 'We've just begun to Both Ferguson and Pepper agreed that even if tne subcommittee want- ed to, it would be unable to draft any formal findings -on the "you're another" feud. Brcwstcr Denies Charges Hughes testified that Brewster, chairman of the full Investigating committee, offered to stop the In- ulry if the airplane designer would In Hollywood to be sentenced today' at Maus-1 that we are going to get nil ourjscmble division of the auxiliary's in Jioiiywooa, nations together to nrcci- music contest. ton. following arraignmet In Jus- creditor natogethe tlce court yesterday. Mrs. Prasnlck told officers short- ly after the fire she had burned the building because she was tired of the farm, where she lived with two of her three children while her husband was employed in Chicago. Yesterday, Bellfuss said, she de- clared her husband was Involved In the fire nnd that the pair had anticipated collecting about Jn Insurance. Prasnick admitted, Bellfuss said, helping his wife Jn 'the ground work." Taxi Firms Ordered to pltatc a depression In States so the dollars they have bor- rowed will purchase what they had planned. Warns of Depression "Mr. Clark seems determined to Jielp bring about that depression by investigating our people instead of the fiscal policies of the gov- ernment." .Clark's announcement yesterday said he was handing over to the Justice department's antitrust divi- sion the task of finding out whcth- wlth only n new dress ns their swag, agree to merge his Trans-World Pav for Parkin? Snace Some of tho 200 club members .who Airlines with Pan-American Air- were playing- cards when the bandits entered said there were seven, others said as many as ten In an apparently well-planned maneuver, the robbers deployed through the spacious club rooms on tho ninth floor of the Continental hotel announcing the holdup. One fired a punctuating shot. While some members help up their hands, others fled to .adjoining rooms, barricaded the doors and set up a bedlam, yelling for help and throwing chairs, bottles and glasses out the windows to attract attention from the street. Finally tho bandits, retreated In a group to an elevator, taking-only n package containing a .new dress which one of them had snatched ways and support a bill to consoli- date all United States overseas air traffic Into a single company. Brewster flatly denied this and asked Attorney General Clark to make a full Investigation. After two days of charges, coun- ter charges and denials, both men agreed to rest their cases on the record as it stood at that point, Ferguson, noting to a reporter that the record Is not sufficiently clear to permit any findings, added: "It will be up to the subcommit- tee to decide whether to undertake a further investigation." Pepper But who clashed with Ferguson.- several times during Hughes' testimony, said: from a woman as she reclaimed it! "T talcc the position that this is from the check room. .20 Paul flf) Orleans 51 105 73 KIVKK HULLKTIN Flood Stace. 2-1-I-lr. Ktapc- Today Change City fil H 7-1 75 54 T W T W. r.A, T.W. Embargo on Coal 'x. Shipments to Canada May Bring Retaliation 7. T.W 1.8 1-a Cro.v.c -1.7 Tributary Streams at Duruiicl 2.2 at Tlu-i'.man 2.L' Bu-aki dbovr Alma at 0.7 lil.ul: a: Nrlll-.villi- Iji at W. Salem 1.4 n' HiniMun 5.8 TOKKC'AST -f-O.C 0.1 -0.1 From St. Paul to Lock and Dam Otliiwn An embargo on shipments of United States coal Into Canada over Canadian National i railway lines was scheduled to go I into effect at midnight tonight and I official quarters here, perturbed about the- situation, foresaw the possibility of a Canadian embargo on shipments of newsprint to the United Stales as a countcrmovc. Canadian Trnnsport Minister Llo- ni-1 Chcvrlor was expected to make u statement today on the Washing- ton action ordered by the Office of Defense Transportation which said No. 10: Unless heavy ruins occur, I Canadian National railways had with iimriunt.i ext-i.-i-dint: one Inch, failed to speed return of coal cars bt- hull- chaiiKt- In the nvrr Maces throughout this district States. The Canadian Pacific rail- next 48 hours. in sufficient numbers to the United way is not affected by the embargo. Meanwhile, a high government official here saw the "threat" of a Canadian embargo on shipments of newsprint Into tho U. S. In a state- ment Issued yesterday at Montreal by R. C. Vaughan, president of the C. N. R. Vaughan snld the U. S. embargo had been (made "arbitrari- ly" and without a careful weighing of factors charged U. S. lines with failure to return C. N. R. boxcars to.'Ctinnda and hoped this would not Asult "In our Inability to provide all tho cars needed for paper loading to the United States." The official said that while Vaughan's statement could be in- ;crprcted as a tho C. N. R. had not communicated It as- such :o Washington authorities so far as was known. I not an Issue for the subcommittee or the full committee to decide. Any additional action would be up to the Sonato or the Department of Jus- tice..1 meanwhile, had a quick retort to Senator OMahoney (D.- Wyo.) who predicting in a state- ment, that tightened laws against lobbying will be among what he called the unexpected benefits of the Brewster blowup." B.vewster told a reporter at Port- land ho has "repeatedly said that a thorough-going investigation of lob- bying was entirely in order. Five Firemen Free Head From Bedspring Chicago Two-year-old Dion Kevin was put to rest in an adult-size bed lost night, because of the, heat, but Dion rolled out and under the bed in his restless tosslngs. When his parents heard his cries, they found Dion sitting on the floor, his head caught in the bcdsprlngs. It took four firemen to pry the coils apart while a fifth greased Dion's head with vase- line and released him. Stillwater, Minn. The city council has decided that the two taxi firms here must pay for space they use for parking in front of their stands, The taxi firm owners had pro- tested against recently-installed er there are any maintain or to increase prices." Declaring that a "new and more West Coast Ships Collide Seattle The freighter Fenn Victory and the coastal motorshlp Diamond Knot collided early today in thick fog off Victoria, B. C., and the Diamond Knot was rapidly filling with water. uuu .yum-. The collision left a gaping hole conspiracies to I in the motorshlp, three of her holds to bring tile FHA to- gether, and urged the following- steps: 1. Create a municipal housing and redevelopment authority. 2. Organize a private nonprofit corporation by filing an application with the division of housing and redevelopment. 3. Dctcrml7ic the need for hous- ing, if It hns not nJrcady boon done, with respect whether rental or housing for sale, or both, .shall be produced. 4. Locate the site or sites. Consult financial interests to determine from whom loans may be obtained and on what terms, and get a conditional commitment that loan will, be made with an FHA- insured mortgage of the nonprofit corporation as- security. 6. Obtain the services of the city architect, or of an architect on a contingent basis, to discuss pre- liminary plans for dwelling types and sites. Consult with FHA prior to making definite decisions locally because sites and plans must meet that agency's approval. 7. Submit to the authority a pro- posal embracing what the nonprofit corporation Is ready to do to pro- duce housing to meet the estab- lished need. 8. The nonprofit corporation then should take contractors' bids so costs may be cited on which to base an application for FHA Insurance. 9. With the loan amount determ- ined and assured, the nonprofit corporation may then npply to FHA for mortgage insurance nnd request the local housing authority to trans- fer the site and fulfill other com- mitments previously made. 10. The nonprofit corporation then will award the construction contract and proceed with development of the project. vigorous approach" to the problem of rising prices Is needed, the at- torney general added that in the case of any Individual convictions the department will urge jail terms rather than just fines. "Maximum fines" will be asked present were flooded and her crew was taking to lifeboats. The vessels collided In the treacherous strait of Juan He Fuca. The Fenn Victory's bow still was stuck fast in the side of the ton Alaska-to-Seattle motorship. Part of the Diamond Knot's mast- head tackle was hooked over the bow of the larger vessel, and the Plan AvaiFable for Citieg Also St. cities, such as Minneapolis and St. Paul, could launch the recommended housing and revclopmcnt plan "Just as well as the smaller Ste- wart Rothman, state housing di- rector, sold. Rothman also pointed out that jf a city docs not have the neces- sary assets, such as surplus proper- ty to make available as the basis for housing projects, a local hous- ing and redevelopment authority could provide the surplus property. parking meters in front of the for any corporatlor stands. he found guilty, contact was helping to keep 1 "A large city, such as St. Paul or Minneapolis, could easily find tax delinquent lands or surplus park areas to make available to the local housing and redevelopment authority the necessary site to get a building project Roth- man explained. Because Minnesota, had no hous- ing legislation until April 23, 1947, the federal government has no funds allocated lo aid public low rent housing in the suite, although is available for com- munities in other states. In a letter to Rothman, D. S. Myer, acting commissioner of pub- lic housing in Washington, said that "our records do not indicate that any funds were ever earmark- ed for Minnesota, no doubt because the state of Minnesota had no hous- ing legislation until the act -which became effective April 23, 1947." Twisted Coal And Box Cars of a freight train derailed on the four-track main line of the Penn- sylvania railroad tied up all traffic east and west of Elizabeth, N. J., for hours, delaying thousands of commuters. CA.P. Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) Slot Machines Which Never Pay Off Are Legal St. machines are legal provided all the mechani- cal parts are removed so that the device cannot pay off. That is what Attorney General Bm-nqulst held today in a legal opinion requested by Urban J. Stel- mann, city attorney nt Faribault. Steimann Inquired whether it Is legal to use n. slot mnchine In a public place, from which has been removed the money-paying me- chanism and a sign erected above the machine reading money played here, is for Hie benefit of......" Such a machine Is legal when It is "merely used as a receptacle for receiving donations or contributions for the benefit of a particular or- Burnquist .said. ;