Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 23, 1947, Winona, Minnesota
w EATHER Hnt utttf humid l Sunday. 135 Full Leased Wire Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations DAYS VOLUME 47, NO. 159 WINONA, MINNESOTA, SATURDAY EVENING, AUGUST 23, 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY SIXTEEN PAGES City Bonds Sold for 1.33 Per Cent Hartley Hits By-Passing of Labor Act Congressional Probes Asked by Framer of Law liy Krancl.i M. J.einay Washington Chairman Hartley ifi.-N'. of the House labor committee, co-author of the Taft-Hartley labor called today for n congressional investigation of "any nnd nil efforts to by-pass the law." Hartley culled A.F.L. nnd C.I.O. proposal.s to ignore the act] "brazen effrontery'-" "When the rank-nnd-flle mem- bers understand what thin law means to them." he told reporters, "There will be a revulsion against Lhr leadership. The leaders then will be looking for every excuse un- der the sun to conform to its terms." Turning to reports that several unions have expressed a determina- tion to avoid the Tnft-Hnrtley net, by bargaining with employers inde- pendently of the National Labor Re- lations board. Hartley declared: "I am going to ask the Joint com- mittee to Investigate any and all ef- to by-pass the law, whether by working alone or in con- spiracy with employers. That ap- Rescue Workers and an ambulance wait at the pithead buildings of the Morrison North coal mine, Annfield Plain, Durham. England, where 19 miners perished today in the second mining disaster in England within a week. Wircphoto to The Republican-Herald by radio from London.) Annflcld Plain, England Nineteen Durham coal miners per- shcd today In an explosion in the Morrison north mine here. It was the second mining disaster in Eng- ,and within a week. plies both to violations of the splritl The blast occurred shortly after upper right) to Buddy Young, left, with ball, launches All-Stars first scoring drive ns Young sprinted, solid arrow, 31 yards to Bears' 37 last night at Chicago in the flrst period of the game which the All-Stars won, 16 to 0. Jim Mello (19) and Vic Schwall (17) are in background, (A.P. Wirephoto to The Republi- can-Herald.) Badger G.O.P. Dinner Will Cost More will cost about four times as much to have dinner with the state Republicans as to break bread with the Wisconsin Democrats, The Democrats plan to stage their annual dinner October 4. National Committeeman Robert Tehan said yesterday no flxed price had been set but that invitations would be sent to those who contribute about to the party's campaign chest. State Fair Opens for 10-Day Run St. Paul Minnesota's best from farm, home and in- dustry went on display today as the BGth state fair opened for a ten-day run. As thousands of products went on exhibit, fair officials believed they had a good chance to top two attendance records the 1940 total of for the en- tire fair and the one-day total of set on Labor day In 1IM1. Besides exhibits, fair visitors may enjoy a lull program of en- tertainment, ranging from au- tomobile races and horse races to fireworks displays. Tociay, auto race and band tournament day, exhibits will be open. There will be a Minne- sota territorial pioneers pro- gram, wool judging and a skect shoot. Four-H club members will begin hog and sheep judg- ing. The first of a series of auto- mobile race programs will begin at 2 p. m. and granstand crowds will hear a state-wide tourna- ment in the evening. Lost In Windsor Bank Holdup Obtained for Improvements Winning Bid Entered by Chicago Firm Tlio city of Winona sold Its municipal bond Friday for 1.33 per cent, term- ed an oxccption.iily low rate by bond buyers who wore here Irom throughout the country. The winninR bid was entered by the Northern Trust Company. Chicago, for Smith Barney Company of New York and Chicago and for Wilhasi Blair and Company of Chicago. Northern Trust bid 1.4 per cent with a premium o' a that reduced the net interest rate to 1.33. The city, as a result of tie low- bid, will pay in interest charges before the last bonds of the are paid off In Septem- ber. 1966. Cite 1917 CharKVs To point up the desirability of the rate city officials recalled that in 1317 the city sold a S100.000 bond. issue for storm sewer construction, the total interest charges on which ire S130.000. Those bonds won't be paid off until 1951. The city will receive :he premium Jin the form of in additional (financing. Instead of rrccivtns the city will get 723. Eight bids, in which 40 financial firms participated, were entered. Those firms nre located in such, cities ns Chicago, New York, Mil- waukee, St. Paul, Minneapolis. Duluth, Boston, St. Louis, Detroit nnri San Prnnclsco. Other Rids Second low bid was entered by s. croup of St. Paul nnd Minneapolis firms, which bid 1.4 per cent, a premium ot for a net rate of 1.30 per cent. Third low bid was entered by lijilwy, Stuart As Company, inc., the First National bank, Chlcaso; the Mil- waukee Company, Milwaukee and St. Paul, and Juran Moody. SS, Pnul. This combination bid 1.4 per cent with 11 premium of S4.233.10 for a net rate of 1.3C plus cent. The bonds, to be dated Septem- ber 1, will become payable begin ling in 1050. Here is the schedule of payments: For the lake improvement bonds due in 1950 to 1953. both dates inclusive, and in :954 to 10GG. both inclusive. For the Prairie Island road bonds due In 1350 to 1964, both dates inclusive. For the sewer due in 1950 to 1953, both dates Inclusive; S40.000 in 1954 to 1964, both inclus- ive; in 1965, and S53.000 in I960. Kcad.v in Two Weeks The consultants to the bond sale, T. G. Evcnscn Associates, Inc.. Minneapolis, will furnish the print- ed bonds as part of their contract. ,and Mr. Evensen said last night Seoul, Korea. The Russianslthat lhc sl 000 denomination bonds announced today that three Ameri-- would be ready for signing in. about can clisted men taken into weeks. They will be signed by- Just inside the Soviet "nd Wildgrube. Since Mayor and zone in North Korea August John Druey Jcft would be released Sunday. ]lng for a to three-week vaca- The American liaison officer at! Lion on the West. cost, it is possible Pyongyang, Russian occupation headquarters, was informed by representative of the Soviet, com- Interest payments will be made nmnd that the Americans would be sumi-annually beginning six months sen doesn't know of any municipality in Minnesota which has such a rating. He knows of few which have AA rating. "Of the three or four best credits in said the bond consultant, "it wouldn't be nn exaggeration to say that Winona would be at the top." Winona has that high rating, said he because of the "diversity of economy, Its very small debt, the very conservative manage- ment over a period of years, its excellent transportation and banking facilities and the record of the board or education in building a series or schools on a pay-as-you- go plan." He noted that a "great deal of credit" for the success of the sale was due the city council, City Attorney S. D. J. BruskI, Finance Committecman Walter Dopke and City Re- corder Roy G. WildRTubc, whom he called "one of the best recorders in the state." Russians Promise Release of Three U. S. Soldiers released at the point where they crossed the border. nflrr September I. The bonds will prove for The three are Technician Fifth construction of a new Pmir.c Is- Gradc Tommy F. Pugsley of Ron-1land rond. for completion ton. Wash.; Private First Class (Continued on Pair 9. Column L) D. HopfC of Seattle and Private! CITY 1JONDS First Class Gerald K. Gcifcn .....____1.__1 Port Chester, N. Y. In f j An American intelligence officer; oOnCS JT OUna may said they would be interviewed SCOUl A K The intelligence officer expressed some skepticism of the Russian :in- Manitownc, Theo- dore TeltRen, Manltowoc county nounccment, however. coroner, said he had "no "Our attitude hi! said, "is1 explanation" of a preliminary re- is and added from the F.B.I, in Washington Russians had promised to re-'Uiat bones found on a Sun- lease the soldiers once bcrore, were those of a dog. Ke de- day following their seizure. (The.idared there was "no question" :a loscd his mind that the bones forwarded army had not previously disclosed the earlier Russian promise to re- lease the men.) Lieutenant General John R. Hodge, commander of the American (southern) occupation zone in Ko- !rca, had lodged two strong protests the arrest of the Amcri- !cans, who were on an ollicial mis- wore "the right leg and foot of child." The bones had been sent the fod- eral agency for study to determine If they had any connection with the disappearance of Georgia Jean Weckler. eight, from her Fort ktason farm home Mav 1. border city today Jn their hunt for a pair of jittery bandits who snatched approximately from a Royal Bank of Canada branch In a daring daylight raid. Armed with a sub-machine gun and a pistol, the two staged Wind- sor's first bank holdup in years dur- ing closing hours yesterday, lining ten employes and 15 customers against a wall while they gathered up all available cash but spurned in victory bonds. Convention Opens at Milwaukee Milwaukee The American Hearing Set in Madison Drug Theft with those nt Pyongyang. His protests and demands for an J explanation were answered only I Madison. Preliminary with a terse statement that for lhrcc Texas, eral Korotkov (Russian occupation charRcd w.ith participating ui zone commander) is handling Ulcrt of more wor-Ji case lor narcotics from Madison Drue U t i JGonipany, were set lor September 3 ,and 4 in superior court yesterday. Naval Head Takes Over ba- Captain Cam-iolcn Alvoy. 31. Mack eron Briggs, former commander w- jS the escort carrier Palau came to Minneapolis to take com- mand of the naval air station at Wold-Chamberlain field. Briggs, son of General Raymond A. Briggs. The S25 figure is one fourth of Pharmaceutical association opened j former commandant of St. Thomas Tribute Given French Mother of 27 Children Bethune, France The town that set for the G.O.P. banquet. The G.O.P. affair will be held about ten days before the Democratic dinner. its national convention today with a list of prominent speakers slated to be heard in the week-long meet- Ing. Military academy in St. Paul, Bcthunc paid tribute today :o ceeded Captain William B. Madame Cous'.n Smac- who was transferred to duty Puerto Rico last month. in Rhe. who has given, birth i children, seven of whom arc Jirinc.