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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 22, 1947, Winona, Minnesota w EATHER warm iilHl humlil Innlchl ..ill 134 DAYS Swlramlar fool Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations VOLUME 47. NO. 158 WINONA, MINNESOTA, FRIDAY EVENING. AUGUST 22, 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY TWELVE PAGES Hr.-il? Whnt Are You Klcklnjc About? Less thnn seven months ago this picture was taken by a Re- publlcari-Henikl photographer on Third street between Center and Main streets. Exact date was Janu- ary 30. 1947. About that time everyone was moaning over the unseasonably "cold Then it wasn't so long before everybody was griping about the "cold wet spring." Won't summer and warm weather ever come, they asked. Yep, It's here. We're getting It, and how Brotherl But wasn't this we all lonKrd lor biiclc there In January? Temperature Hits 93, No Relief Sighted Mississippians Pay Last Respects to Bilbo; Will Elect New Senator Nov. 4 New Labor Act in Force Wincmnn.i Matucred through one1 _ I'oplarville. Miss. Mississippians, who never deserted of the hottest days of thr year terday although thr high for the day was only DU. sweltered In con- Mnunnce of the Mime kind of hot. Kenator-elect who died of liwirt failure at New Grleann ycster- bc Theodore O. Bilbo under the fire of outside criticism of his racial beliefs, planned their final respects today for the state's most spectacular political fig-ure. The arrangements would have been to the liking of the 09- The the mercury got last nlKht wmi "1 and by noon today thr u-mperature was The high- est rending no fur this year wfts flO. Thr forecast for Wlnonu and vicinity is Krnrrully fair and con- tinued warm and humid tonight nnd Saturday. The high tomorrow Is expected to hit OS, according to Federal Meteorologist A. D, Ssvnlal. One death attributed to the heat recorded in Minneapolis today The coroner's office said hent in- duced the death of Joseph Matron 61. resident of the Minnesota home, whoso body was found on bench In Riverside park at C lu. m. Bystanders wild Marron had tried to get water from a pump few minutes before collapsed. Men generally discarded neckties niKl nmny went about their business in T-.ihlrts In nn effort to combat the heat wave and high humidity. The board of municipal works Kan with cancer of the mouth an May VViwhlnirton A political ex- plosion that may echo In the' 1948 presidential campaign was in the making today as n Republican-dom- nntcd congressional committee as- sembled to begin a cross-country nvestlgation Into cooperatives. Even before the first session got inder way today, Chairman Ploeser R.-Mo.) and Representative Pat- man ranking minority member of the House small business lommlttee, were trading charges of 'smear" tactics. The Texan lighted the fuse for the advance fireworks when he is- ued a statement contending that lepubllcan leaders had planned the nqulry as "an inquisition instead of n investigation" and that its twin objectives are to destroy co-ops and build political fences. Smear Charged Plocser nred back that "This 3s the Democratic national commit- tee's new plan of smear any activity of congressional com- mittees with the hope of branding the Republican majority with poll- U. S.-Russ Split Bared in Korea, Bulgaria, London improperly high office as a United States sen ator for hl.s personal gain In hi dealings with war contractors." As tho 80th Congress convened n two-day battle over Bilbo dc velopccl, with tho Republican ma Jorlty attempting to refuse to soft thu senator and with a. group o: southern Democrats starting a fill- buster. A compromise was reached under which Bilbo was allowed to draw hl.s Scnatti salary and allowances while he underwent treatment for :its cancer. A showdown vote was tonlcht nnd toriiKht 7C. hlph Saturday BB. Minnesota: fair and warm to- nlsrrr.; mostly fnir, hot and windy Saturday, with some rhaiiKc of Kcat- irred thunderxhoweri. Cooler ex- irrmr northwest portion Saturday tern con. Wisconsin: Generally fair, con- tinued iinci rather humid ijlRht nnd Saturday. EXTENDED FORECASTS Mir.nesota-WLscon.sln Temper- mure average will rungo from five 10 elcht degrees above normal ux '.rcmr northern MInnc.sotu ten to 15 dei.Tet.-i above normal extreme south. Normal maximum 7C north to 8-1 j.outh. N'o.-miil minimum 52 north ;o 60 south. Continued hot until becoming cooler northern Mlnne- Sunday and other sec- Tuesday and Wednesday. Precipitation will average near one inch Wi.'.ccn.Mn nntl MlnnfMita. Oc- ew.ionnl period.-! of ihiiriderj-.ttowers, Minnesota nnd WiscimMii lute Sun- ajiy 'JirduEh Wednesday. LOCAL WKATUKIl Official observations for the 24 rndinc at 12 m. today. I Doukhobors appealed today for po- Mnxlmum. M. minimum. from naked, chant- noon. [jrcrlpitation. none; sun lnf, prnying radicals of their delayed until his health would per- mit him to return to claim his seat. A senator to fill Bilbo's uncx- plred term, which has longer than :ive years to go, win be named in ,ho state's genera! election Protection Asked Against Radicals of Canadian Sect Hrlllliinl. B. C. Orthodox Carolyn Jcanctte Marion, parents of 0-month-old Carolyn Jcanctte Pc- from her home In icarby Waldo since ealccl publicly today to "anyone tical lies." The Missourlan termed Patman charges "replete with.falsehood." Patman, who was chairman o the committee when the Democrat controlled Congress, declared th Inquiry Is intended "to align th small businessmen of the nntio against their farmer neighbors an customers." It is, he said, "an attack on th cooperatives as a way of doing busi ness. It is anti-cooperative, anti farmer and anti-labor." Grcenbclt Probe Ploeser previously had announced that the small business subcommit tee planned "a comprehensive in vestigation to ascertain whether and to what extent, tax-exempi privileges of Harm- ful to free competitive enterprise." The committee turned its search- light first upon the Greenbelt, Md. federal housing project near Wash- ington which operates under a co- op system. The project has a pop- ulation of Ploeser said the subcommittee will hold other co-op hearings in Seat- tle, September 10-11; San Francis- co, September 1B-19, and Los An- gclcs, September 23-25. with ses- sions later in Minneapolis, Kansas City, South Bend, Ind., nnd Co- lumbus, Ohio. A Large Section of this reinforced concrete Broad Street bridge over the Scioto river in the center of Columbus, Ohio, was damaged last night when a bolt of lightning struck, injuring four persons, one of whom died today of shock nnd Internal injuries. The bridge was opened to traffic after the rubble was cleared. The victim was MJss Marian Johnson. All four were fished from the river by passers- by. (A.P. Wlrephoto to The Republican-Herald.) Bingo Will Be Missing at Minnesota Fair St. games, legal under certain conditions in Minnesota, today joined tho ban on other games of chance at the Minnesota state lair, when Raymond A. Lee, fair sec- retary, announced "there will be no bingo at the fair this year." Bingo, if operated for charity by established, reputable orga- nizations, does not fall under Governor Luther Youngdahl's anti-gambling-. Jaw. Lee said, however, that "at a recent meeting the fair board adopted a resolution in which the belief was expressed that the best interests of the fair would be served by not having bingo this year." Airways Hunt v Plane Overdue From Detroit Burlmnk, Calif. Slick Air- ways, operating a trans-continental freight airline, was searching today Last-Minute Pacts Usher In Law Hartley Calls on Employers to Stand by Bill Washington The Toft- Hartley act went into full force to- day, switching this country's labor policy to a new track. At, the same time evidence mount- ed of a deep-rooted difference or opinion a m o n K iupportcrs of the new law as to its 'basic philosophy. This difference is between: 1. Those, like R e p r c s entatlve Hartley (R--NJ.) who hold tha.5 employers should take full advan- tage the lav, and that if they bargain away any of their new rights they violating the "spi- Harlloy rlt" of the act. 2. Those, like Senator Taft (K.- who hold that sinco the law is designed to encourage free collec- tive bargaining and peaceful rela- tions employers can make any Petkov Appeal Denied; Unrest in Egypt, India, Java By The Asiiociatcd Press United States and Russian differ- ences cropped up today In Korea, Bulgaria and London, while unrest boiled over in Egypt, India and In- donesia. Lieutenant General John R.I Hodge, U. S, commander in Korea, said 100 rioters were arrested and that a "widespread activity of a revolutionary nature" had been un- masked in southern Korea. The Russian on the Korean joint commission. Colonel General Trean- ty P. Shtikov, asserted the "mass arrests of leftists" apparently was aimed at "disrupting the work of the joint commission." U. S. Appeal Rejected Russia's representative on the Allied Control commission for Bul- garia, Lieutenant General Alexander Cherepanov, rejected a. U. S. demand for a review of the death sentence of Nikola Petkov, leading anti-com- munist. Britain also had asked a Cherepanov declared "it is ____ __ purely an internal Bulgarian mat- ngrcementls "they please it these tcr." don't violate the "letter of the act. Frcd American, British and French negotiators met in London to dis- cuss the raising of Germany's in- dustrial level, an action which Rus- sia asserted violated the Potsdam agreement. Thousands of riotous Egyptians. some shouting "Down with Appeals to Employers Hartley told employers in a speech at Chicago yesterday that they now have an act which protects their rights, asking them: "Aren't you willing to stand up and be counted and fight for thi> iall today, boomed loudly through ho downtown business district and njured several persons, none serl- 'Usly. Choking fumes nnd smoke Tilled he first floor corridors of the mas- Ivc building and Deputy Chief Engineer William Slmler, among tie first firemen to arrive on the cone, said he detected sulphuric eld. "The explosion was probably aused by some evidence in the of the city bomb squad which sed the lockers In which it oc- said George Richardson, Theater Roof Collapses; SO Injured Mcadvlllc, collapsing; elllng injured 50 persons, at least wo critically, as it fell with a roar urlng a motion picture at _this orthwestei-n Pennsylvania commu- nity's Park theater. Twenty-eight of those injured last night were crowded into Mendvillc's two hospitals, Leo Conrad, theater manager, said about persons were in the Blast Rocks Philadelphia's City Building Philadelphia An explosion n a steel locker of the detective ______.. ___. Bureau rocked Philadelphia's city theater when a section of steel mcshj sot last winter, Don Dickey, mil f-rwlnv Iwv-nnprt IfMiHIv unri 20 bv 25 ipi't drorjoed. president Of tile Northwest Pet- for one of its C-46 planes, carrying pounds of miscellaneous cargo, which was reported overdue flight here from Detroit. A.board were Captain Marvin G. Vaughan, 33, of Burbank; First Officer Robert Frederick Hume, 28, Los Angeles, formerly of Racine, Wis., and Herbert V. Pregg. frvla- tlon writer for the Los Angeles Dally News. The company announced the. crew, in its last position report, said the plane was over Hanfcsville, Utah, at a. m. yesterday and that thunderstorms, low ceiling and rain prevailed over Bryce Canyon, Utah, at a. m. about the time the craft was due there. Army aircraft from March Field, Calif., and Ogden, Utah, were asked o search for the missing cargo craft. Vaughan has logged some lours of commercial flying, the ompany said. Oil to Be Short in Winter Nobody In Minnesota and North Dakota will get as mucli fuel oil as he Early Completion Of New Military Organization Seen Tru- man lelt himself three more weeks, today to pick the civilian and mili- tary lenders who will round out this country's new unified national dc- and plaster 20 by 25 feet dropped. Dr. H. C. Winslow. Meadville phy- sician and president of the Park Theater Corporation, said the in- terior of the theater was repaired at a cost of last year. sun rl.v.i to- .vrn ton IK fit morrow ,V 18 TKMI'KKATl'KKS KI.SKWIIKIll{ Max. Mln. Pet .08 til Dt-s Mouir.i Duluiii Lw MpU.-St. Paul 70 .17 fifl TH BK 7V .100 7C Seattle .........74 50 DAILY KIVKft BULLETIN SUige 24-Hr. Today Change Tree. I.ccl Wins o.a winoiiii, o.l La 1.3 0.2 KIVKK FORECAST (From St. Paul to Dam Ten) Lxartr.f: thr next 24 hours, rises of .2 to .4 fool will occur at dams nine una ten. Elsewhere throughout the thr re will be little change -XC.-CP: f.iilirif: tendency ubovu Lake M.ct who threatened to burn the entire village of 'Hie orthodox said the Sons of a radical offshoot of the suet, were responsi- ble for the firing of more than 20 community-owned buildings burned (n recent weeks. Terror and vlr- tual civil war prevailed In this mountainous region 270 miles from Vancouver. I The Sons of Freedom broke away ifrom the orthodox after failing to obtain their demands for freedom from sect laws promulgated before the Doukhobors fled to Canada in 1HDD from persecution In Russin The radicals demanded individual ownership of land, among other things. They threatened to burn Shore- acres, ten miles north of Brilliant, unless the orthodox Doukhobors Joined the radical wing. Gordon Wtsmcr, attorney general at Victoria, promised swift action to end thu terror, which he, said hud "KOno pretty far." ho knows the whereabouts aughter. to contact us." Waldo residents posted d eward for return of the curl; aired, blond baby, believed 1 heriff Leroy Retterer to have bee Idnaped. "AH we want Is our baby to be re urnocl said Mr. an Srs. Charles Peterson. Authorities first worked on th icory little Carolyn had wanderc way over the rain-sonked fields an ecnme lost. She last was see aylnp In the front yard with he ircc-year-old brother. Carl. Parties searched the area bu iletl to locate tho child and Shqrifl Retterer said he was "working o the theory she was taken away .someone." Authorities have reported n proKrc-s.s In the continuing scarcr today. ssistant superintendent of police n charge of the detective bureau. of I "I do not think the thing was British Ships Leave With Jews Paris Three British ships sailed toward Gibraltar tonight with Jewish refu- gees who refused to land In France, the French press agen- cy Ml ill. The refugees rejected it Hritlsli ultimatum to leave the .ships or bc transported to the British occupation zone of Ger- many. They had tried to enter Palestine without immigration permits and were sent back to France, their original point of departure. The Jewish Afrencv appealed In Rn.Nsla and France to prevent the transfer of the refugees to Germany. he ndded. Oil Carriers Urged to File Applications St. FHUI Ossanna, secretary of the Minnesota railroad and Warehouse commission, ad- vised petroleum carriers today to file applications for permits before September 1 to avoid losing their "grandfather rights." These rights permit companies In existence be- fore May 1, 1947, to obtain permits jmerely by making applications. roleum association said today. He estimated the .shortage may reach as much as to gallons adding, however, that "if we don't hovo another spring like tills year we may squeeze through." of the. association arc making efforts, Dickey said, to have more tank cars diverted to this area and to persuade major suppliers to increase allotments for this area. Dickey renewed appeals to householders to Jill their tanks now, saying storage facilities in this area are not sufficient to carry through the winter months. fcnse setup. The chief executive told reporters In announcing his choices of Stuart Symington. John L, Sullivan and Kenneth C. Roynll to run the air forces, navy and army, re- spectively, that the full provisions of the unification law will bc put into effect by mid-September. Still to be filled are such other major posts as chiefs of staff for the army and nlr forces, chief of naval operations, director of u cen- tral intelligence agency nnd mem- bers of tliree re- sources, munitions nnd rcscnrch- dcvclopmcnt, i Mr. Truman's announcement Jntej yesterday tlint, he had selected I Symington, Sullivan nnd Royal! confirmed expectations that these three would head the separate armed forces establishments under the direction of James V. Forrestal, who moves up from secretary of the navy to bc the first secretary of national defense. All must be confirmed hy the Senate when Congress meets again in January. ing to employers that if they clashed with police at Cairo in Hartley also reiterated his wam- demonstrations against the trend of the United Nation's discussions on Egypt's dispute with Great Britain. Fighting in Indonesia The Netherlands told the United Nations at Lake Success that se- curity council efforts to end the In- donesian conflict have failed dismal- ly and that bloodshed actually had increased since the TJ.N. ordered firing to cease. The Dutch army in the East Indies reported 14 ne-v combats with the Indonesians. Armed Sikhs roamed near the Mn splitting the Punjab between th new dominions of India and Pakis tan, killing stranded Moslems. James Shields contracts which "violate the of the act, he will bring them to WashlnRton and ask, "How 'Last week in Detroit, Hartley out, at "big business leaders vho are attempting to by-pass" tho new Inw. It enables tin employer to sue a union for strikes in violation of ontract. but a number of employ- rs have 11 greed not to sue unions or strikes which the unions dont uthortze. Provisions Take Effect Most major provisions of tho nion-curbing law took effect to- ay. 60 days after Congress enacted over President Truman's veto. The CJ.O. and A.F.L. had no 1m- icdlntc new comment. They op- si'd Uie. law bitterly before its ssafic. The A.P.L. will determine its fu- ture policy at on executive council meeting in Chicago September S. Some CJ.O. officers believe C.I.O. executive board will meet soon for the same, purpose. The U. S. Chamber of Commcrca issued a statement last night saying (Continued on LABOR. S. Column 2) A Study in Contrasts at A. M. Today There Was A Temperature Span of Just exactly 130 degrees when these two pic- tures were taken in. WInona at a. m. today. At the right, clad In heavy winter cap, insulated gloves and warm jacket. Lambert DcGrood, 629 Lafayette street, is moving racks of ice cream in the hardening room at the Marigold Dairies. The tem- perature was ten below zero and The Hepublican-Hcrald's speed graphic camera froze up when the photographer attempted to take a second picture. At the left thu Republican-Herald, mercury stood at 120 when Harvey Stevcr. 412 High Forest street, was emptying of the ovens in the chain heat treating deportment of the Peerless Chain Company. The. temperature inside the ovens was Fahrenheit. Which job would you prefer during tho current heat wave? And which would you take during the dead of winter when the mercury outside stands at 30 ;