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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 25, 1948, Winona, Minnesota VOLUME 161 bliran WEDNESDAY AUGUST 1948 FIVE CENTS PER COPY River Recreation Plan Ready Consular Break Move Misses Fire t BULLETIN Truman today canceled the cre dentials of Soviet Consul Gen eral Jacob Moscow The Russian govl reacting sharply to the expulsion of the Soviet consul gen eral from New chopped off all consular ties with the United States The action entails the closing of Russian consulates in New York and San the closing of a United States consulate In Vladi vostok and the voldinc of an agree ment granting the United States the right to open a consulate in if the Soviet Intent was to create a stir of official excitement In there was no evi dence that the move had The main function of consulates Is to handle trade But since March American shipments to Rus sia have dwindled almost to thej vanishing point because ol rigid export I And so far as the Vladivostok coni sulate is officials have taken a dim view of such Soviet tactics as brilliant floodlighting to make sure any afterdark callers can be positively Diplomatic authorities here main tain that the current state ofj SovietAmerican relations Is such that the whole Incident of the re fugee teachers probably hasnt done much damage to either Annoyinjt Flareup The general view is that it simply bas been another annoying flareup of too little significance to have any effect on such major issues as the Berlin the sub ject of highly critical talks in Mos The Russ action grows out of what has become known as the Kasenkina the case of a Russian school now in New York who has been the subject of an international tug ofwar on the highest diplomatic The State on August asked the Russian gov ernment to recall Jacob Loma the Soviet consul general in New because of his activities in the Kasenkina Lomakin is scheduled to start home The note in formed the Russian government that Kasenkina would not be turned over to Russian authorities against her will and rejected con tentions that she had been kidnap In the hospital she has refused to see Soviet She sched uled a news conference but it was canceled when she be came exhausted by the beerl Another attempt may be made The Soviet as published by categorically rejected the Benelux Top Generals Meet British For eign office anoonced with out that the army chiefs of staff of the five Brus sels pact nations met in Lon don The Brussels signed March provides that the Nether lands and Luxembourg will work together for common de fense and prosperity through a consultative The Foreign office announce ment said the five decided last April that the chiefs of staff would have occasional routine meetings to review the work of the military To days announcement said the chiefs of staff met in London yesterday for this Catholic Bishop Dies At La Crosse Bishop McGavick The Most Alexander James oldest Roman Catholic bishop in the United died early He falling health since McGavick was the senior bishop in the nation both in i Mercury Up To New Summer High Consumption of Water Shows Sharp Increase By Harland Foi August pitched another fireball tot the groggy residents of Winona yes1 streaking the mercury up to I 103 for the hottest day to hit Wino na in 12 Third street yesterday afternoon looked like siesta time in the sleep iest Mexican village Imaginable as residents flocked to beaches or the doubtful coolness of their or lay gasping at the Lake and Levee A strong breeze last night cooled the evening at least a little be low the record 80 set Monday It was only 77 at the lowest of thej night heatwave j More Water Used I One of the startling phenomena of the blistering weather has been the sudden increase In water consump pumping station reports that Sundays water reading was but Monday it jumped to gallons and yes terday surged to mark that is expected to be broken Perhaps the epitome of adding in sult to Injury was reported by tering An Insulator i blew out at the Granville sub i station of the electric company and residents of the ncrthem and west I em sections of the city were without near the Necedah National Wild watosa even the water pressure 108 Black River Tails Black River Falls was pitched a new heat record to Wisconsin yes a scorching The previ ous August mark was set in Danbury I with a 107 last Blair sweltered j again under the record hot mark for the community which was set La Crosse had its hottest day of the season with 104 Federal forecasters say there is not much hope of relief until the week with temperatures expected over the century mark again Winona might yet break the alltime record of 108 set in Winonans Get Smoke And Terrific generated by fire sweeping through tall marsh grass in a state forest force these flre fighters to retreat from fire lines along a country road near Wis The names jumped the road yesterday and burned Into tall timber on the other The covering a st etch of more than brnueht under control Wirephoto to The Rcpublican Wing Dams In Area to Be Removed Work Around Winona Set to Start September 1 The first work under the master recreation program for the Upper M aJssippi a program which iv the next ten years will greatly cnlirge the hunting md general recreation facilities ol the rivr between Minneapolis and St Lows will be launched by the Army Engineers in the Winona i sector of the river September the district engineers announced Early work will include removing of dams from opening de version channels to freshen back improvement of boat land ings and in general making the rner backwaters more available for j recreation The master calU I for beach resort facili Forest Fire Checked km Hand Seen In Jackson County Black River state ranger me refuse was checked after ravaging a The flames did not reach the They burned through communistled revolt m Burma were office grazing land which supports a large deer Fire fighters eyed sharply by American Moscow said they believed not many deer were One hundred fifty men fought the flre last This crew was re duced to 50 when it was found the fire lines had held through last The others were held on E standby Express Optimism A spokesman at the ranger sta tion expressed optimism over the The wind was down to about 15 miles an but a close watch was being maintained In view of forecasts of heavy winds this of millions of Work In the Louis district alone calls for more than ten million Master Plan Approved Outgrowth of an authorization in the flood control act of I the master plan for the entire river Iwas only recently approved by tha i chief of provided in Its river and harbor appropriation act funds for early work on the pro i In making a study of the work needed to carry out the wishes of from each district engineers a series of meetings sportsmens or in In Burma Revolt American Officials Keep Close Watch Washington today for signs that Moscow is the pulling the Such a meeting was held at Wi Also of immediate concern is the weU effect on the world nee supply 01 to which aU organizations were the disorder In the newly Winonans submitted a long pendent southeast Asian Burlist of projects which those ma Is the worlds largest of the great Oriental food area The Burmese which From this appealed Monday for help from the and surveys each district submitted ja year detailed master plan jot recreation improvement plan now has been approved Ball Takes First Swing At Humphrey By The Associated Press The highlight of yesterdays r savssWpSs acknowledgement of the campaign ready has Indicated it faces difflc pr of Mayor Hubert Humphrey of ties in meeting its export quotas worlc launched toward its The fire near the Necedah refuge regular Democraticj the next several To Open Horseshoe Bend In the first batch of work in tho one of three widely scattered FarmerLabor aspirant for his seat The United States is paying for blazes in Jackson In tne upper heavy shipments of rice from tion to the Necedah in Bearj BaU spoke at the Kanabec county least Asia and from this country as ajwinona area as In other sectors of Bluff flames seared a He said he wasipart of American aid to jthe Paul efforts will eventual Contract on 76 acre tract in the Jahnke cranberry to learn Humphrey si Suspect Moscow marsh sector and a forest flre favor the federal taxj On the basis of diplomatic reports reported at in the north cen tral area of the Heavy tractors and s on which Humphrey from Rangoon and neighboring capii declared at the same county officials say they suspect Mosj be directed toward removal of old sixfoot channel structures that blocked cut off spawning created dead water areas for a 315 declared at the same county officials say they suspect created dead water areas plows j than 24 hours icow has had a direct hand in the and reduced the use and produc combat thef poirited out that repeal of rebellion against the government ofjtiveness of the ernate crews a plank tne national Premier Thakin But if this Is Among the projects to be under United sVaTelcontention that Loiyears in He was to tove makin and other Soviet officialsjserved the 50th Bigham and Winona con bppn civpn the conpressed into service to combat tne foot bndge over theJBear Bluff fire with alternate a plank the Root river on State 1 maintaining patrol lines around platform which Hum it bas been well hidden o miles south of Housj flames and shifting to sites phrej a member of the platj The premier arj todav from the ening to flare up fnrm helped write atjeign U j it was learned today from the the cases o and Mikhail another Life jpervision of got under taken Immediately in this sector and a former forwill be the opening of Horseshoe Tin haveibend at the head of Straight slough to This will be done by led their legal rights injelevation to the episcopacy uctooer Mnn te department of Blaze ujecKca n Democratic charged that the Burmese aone oy 1 Oksana Kasenkina 17 at the National Catholic Rural under the su Spokesmen at the Black Ttonif sald I am aljnist leaders got their blueprint for catting wide and fivefoot Falls forest ranger station Russlarr school teacher in the United A native of Fox he was i way i blaze was checked but States lordained to the priesthood June spari constructed ofiPIeteIv under Decretory of State Marshall by Archbishop Patrick steel and will Early Tuesday some 500 men bat todnv the United State will acceptlhan of Chicago and was appointedS120 000 completion date is Octotled the conflagration as it threat f i n AH Qiinre fVlllTPh 1TI j PTIPT i said k on the revolt from Moscow via partydeep floles through the closing dams not of facts and I hopej channels in India early this the head and foot ofthe bend we can also have the mayor changeiBut on its face the rebellion is Russias order for closing the Amerian assistant at All lean consulate in In he became pastor and one of the improvements on new i Necedah national wildli of Johns church in Chicago 76 jroal Winona to the Iowa Yesterday the fire had M to engulf wildlife also have the mayor through the blocked imunists but not Moscow IP3 of the mRke his talk at the Kanabec county Their effort to upset the first from Badger Fishermen Pull Up Days Only Catch If youre lookinc for fish dont strain any Heres one that oURht to last a long Lester Chnmey and his who live near Crescent spent many weary honrs in their boat without much on November he was appointl ed auxiliary bishop of Inj he became pastor of Holy An1 gels and in 1918 ibecame an auxiliary bishop to Carj dinal He sponsored Big Brother movement among Chi Holy Name i On March he was install1 led as bishop of the La Crosse Cathl I A ohc In Pope Pius XI i fl f Duluth Critically Hurt the river through Horseshoe bend j has I to the Juneau county which the refuge is located the Bear fire regardless of how j and Only Siam thus far were Norway and jack some I the platform cranberry marshes and farm Flay Fire i Twelve persons fought the fire the Jahnke area midway Itween Shamrock and Millston in I I the south central part of Jack1 Origin of the blaze was 16 Die in B29 appointed Bishop McGavick an asi sistant at the Papal I Pilot not determined mm The bodv of Bishop McGavick of Duluth was State officials reported today that j j j j t S mornig al TodocT when Stanley Patterson residence Bay and a Western railroad depot Cf Jf I CI d i I Ci WW Gil thev decided to pull up anchor j pontifical requiem will be eeli McCulloch Reports indicated a mil and so Priests of the diocese willi son of Earland Riorroad engine caused the Extra They and what was en redte burial rites Sunday lives at 4709 crews were jigaged in com tanjrled in the anchor rope v a 10inch walleyed and the be held first vespers of the dead a few feet back of the Patter batting the at 10 a son Directing fire fighting operations arpn frnm the Black Battle Wagon Iowa Xocooned7 As Navy Steps Up AntiSub Program in the Necedah area from the Black River Falls ranger station is John Caswell while Surge is Hickam airmen died last night in will be done by Derrick Boat and will be completed in Fountain City Project Another project scheduled lor completion this fall is a diversion channel from above the Whitman to cany water to Indian slough on the Wisconsin side of the river and down into Fountain City The purpose of this pro ject Is to freshen the water in Fountain City improve habitat for fish and wildlife and better boating conditions in the This project is an experimental which if will be the burned wreckage of an Okinawabound Superfortress as a model for freshening the that crashed in one of the islands worst peacetime air Four others were burned One of the big bombers lour engines conked out three minutes reduce winter Jdll of city council meeting of directing operations on the scene after it took off from Barbers point on another leg of its larSeptember the engmeers will offer from Car William aseastern hop from the 98th Bomber to the city a lease on the land on were withheld by the Air Force river Me Ol the Myp above Washington In another the Mighty Mo will be this countrys last battleship on active But a light aircraft carrier and eight destroyers are coming out of mothballs for a stepped up program of antisubmarine The Navy in announcing this last night said the reason is the series of revolutionary de velopments in underwater Sght ins since wars Thus by retiring the battle ship Iowa aboiu September the Navy plans to release more men and money for the anti sub The Iowa will join 13 other batUowagons laid up in the reserve That will leave the Missouri the vessel on which the Jap anese surrender was signed the only battleship actively The carrier Cabot will be reactivated in about a and the eight destroyers will begin rejoining the See in the Navy joined the Air Force and the Army in a public declaration of new har mony among the The occasion was a meeting of 300 top planning officers to hear reports on the weekend meeting of the joint chiefs of That session was devoted largely to a clarification of the role of the Navy and Air Force in strategic aerial Secretary of Defense Forrestal told yesterdayes gathering that under the new underscanding the Air Force is cot merely to permit but to seek an the help it can gee from naval No Victory But Forrestal insisted that means neither a victory for the Air Force nor a defeat for the if followed through with sincerity and ten chief ranger at giving instructions from the Surge reported from the scene i this morning that flames 18 feeti jhigh enveloped the entire Superiort came m at anj i altitude of 150 feet and missed the Railroad officials and the itiona Guard offered to send base at pilot was ordered to land municipal which adjoins notification of Nine PeTISn lrt M i Dam with a permanent access road across the so that this area may be Jeveloped for a boat landing water course for retriever trials and a dock area for duck it will mean a victory jteers to combat the Men tilP rnTITi T oiicrfsrrAH in pnTTTYilliTiC tLDC fiTG Some Air Force officers had voiced concern lest the Xavy its was trying to edge into field of strategic as distinguish ed from mere warfare and might want to launch atom bombcarrying planes from a new super aircrafi carrier now General Hoyt Air Force chief of told the assembled oSScers yesterday that each service had been adopting something ol a defen sive attitude 10 prevent possi ble But he pledged an so far as the Air Force is to any such perhaps on occasion even con engaged in controlling the were furnished by the Cranberry association and volunteers for thej conservation The firei attempt to circle a transport plane parked1 men started in the area August Steel Output Hiked Six This crossing of the J route to alwhlch had gates in the was religious and three source of much trouble during members of a C47 transport werei Continued on Pajfe Column rirnm field j killed yesterday after the big plane BTVEJR Superfort crashed into a conj swooped out of a cloud bank and power substation and explodi collided with a The crash put out all of thei The disabled C47 plummeted to fields momentarily but emerthe ground near this northwest New gency lights Sashed on as Crel Jersey crashed and fighters reached the flaming The a wingtip shear laST led arid its threeman crew unaware Witnesses said the four survivorsiof the returned safely townCnued warm tonight and Thurs either jumped or were thrown free its Stewart a little cooler Thursday eve ifrom the They werej Crewmen of the B25 said Low tonight 72 high Thurs in thejrushed to Tripler Army Generaljhad been cruising altitude of WEATHEK sach forceported a not too severe jhours ending at 12 today oneengine was thrown Eyewitnesses said the in ap 102 77 ynt i oVuvir4 rtf moin WEATHER FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and vicinity Fair and wS Ti idepairmen of land ;