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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 28, 1947, Winona, Minnesota w EATHER Parllf loud 140 DAYS Swlmmlnr Tool en.bUni Act Full Leaied Wire News Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations VOLUME 47. NO. 163 WINONA, MINNESOTA. THURSDAY EVENING, AUGUST 28, 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY EIGHTEEN PAGES Employed In City, Labor Situation Serious Employment In Winona today Is at an all-time high of and as a result, a serious labor situation has developed here, i was announced today by S. S. Hammer, manager of the Minne- sota. State Employment service office In the first of a scries o: news letters sent to business and civic leaders. The situation warrants the attention of every employer whether large or small, said Mr. Hammer. The big employment future wns the result of a survey oft business firms made by the cmPloy- rnent office. Broken down, It shows .1.200 men and women cur i-rnDy employed gainfully In the "The demand for workers has been f.enatly Increasing for the past sev- eral months until now we are faced with manpower shortage that threaten.': to nffert production In of our he said, Rentrlctlvr Hiring I'ollclra "Since the termination of the war there has been a decided trend to- ward restrictive hiring policies. Em- ployment of women In a number of instances has been discontinued: and the maximum age at which workers will be hired has been low- ered. In some Instances to less than 40 years of age. It Is obviously de- sirable that definite goals In hiring px.ltcles be set up. but the condition of the labor market at the present is not conducive to highly restrictive hiring. "The present number of Job seek- ers 1.1 lower than at any time during Bilbo's Post Tupelo, Miss. Repre- sentative John E. Rankln (D.- who has represented tho llrxt Mississippi district in Con- gress since 1920, announced his candidacy yesterday for thc scat In thc United States Senate of the late Theo G. Bilbo. It.tnkln, like Bilbo long an advocate of white supremacy In the South, Is the third can- didate to enter the race In thc November 4 general election. The two others are State Su- preme Court Clerk Tom Q. Ellis of Jackson and Circuit Judge John of Dekalb. Trumans Fly to Rio Monday; Mee Will End Tuesday Uy Philip Clarke QuIUndlnha, Brazil Com mittces of thc inter-American dc Council Will Be Asked to Condemn Broadway Site for Fire Station the war period and Is approximate-1 tense conference worked today :y one-half the accepted minimum1-' >v- ratio of unemployment In a normal labor market. Present prospects indicate a further reduced supply when students return to school in September. Relief from this situ- ation is further curtailed by tho housing shortage which precludes put the treaty of Rio de Janelr Into final shape as delegates looke forward to a visit next week froi President Truman. The United States delegation nn nounccd last night that the Prcsl dent. Mrs. Truman and daughter, Margaret, would recruitment of workers from sur-jln Rio from Washington rounding ureas. "There aro registered with the employment service lit) women and 18 men. Of the men 42 have phys- iral limitations. 85 o: the men are thel arrlv nex Monday. They will fly down In th presidential 1X3-6, The Indcpcnd under and 33 are over 45 years of closing session ot the conference age. UUIlie Available Labor Force "It behooved every employer this time to take stock of his pres- ent working force and plan in terms of the utmost utilization of the KVfcilable labor supply. During the war, men In tho older ivgc brockets were utilized and some Jobs were broken down no that women coulc be trained to do the work. Wo be- lievo this should done now. un- til such time as the tight labor sup- ply Is relieved. "One reason for thc undcr-supply of labor l.i the industrial growth of Wtnona. A number of new Indus- tries and businesses were started during the past 18 months, and older businesses and Industries ex- panded, thus drawing heavily on our labor supply until it Is prac- tically exhausted. Other new in- dustries are also planning on com- ing to Winona. "The labor situation Is critical and commands serious considera- tion of everyone. The employment service Is making every effort to To Speak Tuesday The President Is to address th' hero Tuesday morning and the signature of a 19-natlon hcml sphere defense treaty, its end re suit, in Rio that afternoon. He wll help celebrate the 125th annlver- atar ofngrazillan independence thc followlnfjSunday and leuve lor home next day on the battleship Missouri, An Informed Colombian source said toduy this Colombian delega- tion might bo asked to invite Mr Truman to address the ninth inter- national conference of Amcricnr states In Bogota, Colombia, next January. Final committee sessions vied to- day with cocktail parties receptions given by various dele- gations. A full conference meeting ,s to be held tomorrow for ap- proval of treaty articles as drafted ay the three main committees. To Draft Mapx A special committee composed of representatives of the United States, utilize employable fullest extent." workers to tho Weather FEDERAL FORECASTS For Winonn nnd vicinity: Partly cloudy and cooler tonight: low 62. Friday fair with moderately cool temperature; high 82. tonight. Some- what warmer north and centra portions. Friday increasing cloudi- ness and warmer with scattered .vhower.i north and west portions. Wisconsin Partly cloudy with change in temperature to- nicht. Friday generally fair anc .somewhat warmer west portion. LOCAL WKATIIEK OJTiclnl observation for the 24 hours ending nt 12 m. todny: Maximum. HG; minimum. C3; noon. 73: precipitation, none; sun tonight at sun rises to- morrow tit TKMPEKATUItKS ELSEWHERE Max. Mln. Pet, Argentina and closed meeting Chile scheduled a with n mapmakcr of the Brazilian National Geo- graphical institute- to draft the out- Ines oC a hemisphere pole-to-polc security region for submission to he full committee later In the day. Military advisers to several dele- gations already were talking of establishment of a joint commission composed of chiefs of staff of thc armed forces of thc American republics. Dewey Backs Universal Conscription New Yorker Openi American Legion Convention Today Bulletin New York President Truman said today In a tele- graphed message to thc Ameri- can Legion's 29th annual con- vention that "We must be so strong that no aggrensor, how- ever rash, can persuade hlmnelf we arc open to conquest." Mr, Truman had been invited to address thc convention today but waft unable to attend. New Thomas E, Dcwcy, in a speech prepared for .he American Legion, convention's opening session and released in ad- vance, declared today "It is our duty to provide a program involving par- ticipation by all able-bodied young American men under universal mil- Itary training I world is a fair token of their sincere Dewey's statement was the first i dcsjre for universal peace and pros- perity. The vast majority of thc I peoples of the world, we feol sure, uhare that desire, even In countries where free expression is smothered. God grant their forces may be united towards Its realization." The President, declaring that "the tasks now confronting us are for- said: "I am privileged to pledge full faith to you once again to work with Your Holiness and with every agency of good will thc world over for an enduring peace." "An enduring Mr. Truman asserted, "can be built only upon Christian principles. Except thc Truman and Pope Pius Exchange Letters on Peace Aims for World Vatican and the office of Myron Taylor, personal representative of President Truman to Pope Pius XII, released today an exchange of letters between thc President and the Pontiff. Mr. Truman's letter, dated August C, declared: "Unless the moral forces of the world now join their strength, dis- couragement must inevitably and thc strength and effectiveness, which thereby would be lost by these i moral forces would be gained by those forces which oppose and seek to destroy them." The Pope's letter, dated August 26 from thc pontifical summer resi- dence at Castel Gandolfo, said: "We hasten to express our satis- faction and thanks forotheir latest testimony to the desire end' deter- mination of a great and free people ,o dedicate themselves to the noble task of that peace for which all jcoples of the earth are longing." Thc Pope continued: "The munificent charity shown by -he American people to thc suffering and oppressed in every part of the Indication of his stand on the con- troversial subject of universal mili- tary training. The American Legion long has been a staunch advocate of such a training program. The G.O.P. 1944 standard bearer also said that "for the defense of thc peace we must maintain a per- manent military establishment ade- quate to the defense of this coun- try at all times and also sufficient to perform our obligations to the United Nations." Dewey said that "the hard fact s that genuine peace seems further away than ever" and added that 'We are witnessing on thc world scene conditions which are haunt-! Pope Pius XII, right, receives Myroa Taylor, President Truman's personal representative at thc Vatican, at the pontifical summer residence at Castel Gandolfo today. Taylor released an exchange of letters between the President and the Pontiff. (A.P. Wlrephoto via radio from Rome.) party's titular our eam- war from the world. of the ace up to the facts and know where world today is a renewal of faith. he dangers arc. Everyone knows r seek to encourage ronewed faith hat there is now a movement which s advancing an ambitious, wcll- rganized program to undermine an. hen overthrow the free soclctlc f the world." He added that "We have seen na Ion after nation crumble before it iVe sec its active revolutionaries in ur own hemisphere and here in he United States wp find its organs f propaganda and its tightly or- anlzed agents, vastly more power- ul than their numbers, using fellow ravelers in every walk of life." Dewey said the .American Legion as a having long and vlg- rously fought this ommunlsm." He declared it was possible for the 'nlted States to live in peace with ny nation but added: "It is fundamental that every on respect the rights of other peo- ,e to freedom and self-government t is also fundamental that no na- on has a right to conspire to over- hrow thc government of any self- ovemlng people." Americans Legionnaires from Continued on Page 9, Column LEGION Brmidjl Chicago Kansas City IxOS Angflr.s -Miami New Orleans 64 88 Paul 77 8K 83 512 104 C7 48 75 58 79 ,S7 75 7fi .04 .24 OAJI.V I'.UU.KTIN 24-Hr. Todiiy Change T. w........... I.I) -i- .1 lied Wins 2.4 Lake City 6.0 It'-uds .............3.2 Dam 4. T.W...........4.2 Dam T.W...........2.4 6A. T.W. Winona C. Pool Sum ff. T.W 'C. P.i Jj.irn 7, Pool 7. T.W Strc 3.2 5.4 10.0 4.1 7..'t .il l.K 4.6 2.5 .7 3.1 Tributary ill Uunmcl. HuITulo ubovr Almu... Trrnipf.'ili'iiu uc Dodge Uliicfe nt Neillsville... IJl.ick at Gulcsville Iji ut W. Salem 1.5 Root at Houston 7.7 RIVER FORECAST St. Paul to Ten) Except for minor fluctuations at Siitlwiiter gauges there will be IHtle change In the stages throughout Oils district over the weekend. .1 .1 ,1 .1 .1 'r'z'.O human person In all lands. The times demand faith that is strong enough to struggle if need be for the right." The Pontiff replied: "Once thc state, to thc exclusion of God, makes itself the source of the rights of the human perso man is forthwith reduced to th condition of slave, of a mere civ commodity the order of God overturned; and history sure: makes it clear that thc incvltab result of the subversion of order bt. twecn peoples is war." 250 Deaths on Road Seen Europe Told Plans For Long Holiday Weekend for Aid Must Thirty million automobiles will be on the na- tion's highways over thc three- day tabor day holiday, the N.-v- timial Safely council estimated today and it said about 250 per- sons will be killed in traffic ac- cidents. Tim death toll estimate, the council said, applies only to im- mediate traffic fatalities and docs not include persons who die later from injuries suffered in accidents during the three days or death from other types of accident. "We've been wrong on these estimates, in thc past, because sometimes the public takes to heart the warning that holidays are hazard days." said Ned II. Dearborn, council president. "We hope this Is another one or those times and that tho drivers and pedestrians crofts up our statis- ticians." 35 Dead in Air Crash in Norway Oslo, airlines flying boat crashed in th Lofoten mountains today, killing a 35 persons aboard, the compan announced. The Sandringham flying boat car led 27 passengers and a crew o 4) Ight. It was en route to Stavangc rom Tromsoe when the crash oc urred at a. m.f a. m The chief pilot, a Captain Bue; was a distinguished Norwegian air man. Among the victims was thi 'company's chief inspector, Jarle Eb besen. The big plane burned for severa hours after it crashed. Eyewitnesses said they heard an explosion echoing through the mountains as the plane plummeted through the fog and rain. The airline said one Amevicai: citizen, identified so far only as Mrs Jess, was among those killed. Two Czech journalists, Jan Keini.' of the newspaper Svobodnc Vovln: and Tatjana Selingerova of the Narona Boroda, and a Dane, G Heine, also were among the dead The others were all Norwegians. Shown Above Miss Coralyn Goss, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Coss, Lewlston, congratulating Miss Catherine Ducvel, 18, seated, Robbtnsdale, who was crowned queen of thc 4-H club review nt thc Minnesota State fair at St. Paul. Miss Goss Is thc Winona county queen. (A.P. Wlrephoto to The Republican- Herald.) Doubling of U. S. Spending for Science Advised Washington Presidential -H Health Monarchs Named St. Paul A Pennington Assistant John R. Steelman de- county boy and a McLeod county clared today "national survival" de-'girl ruled as 4-H health king and mands that the United at the Minnesota, state fail sharply increase its spending, scientific research. The pair, Maurice Russell oi In his first report as chairman of the President's scientific research board, Steelmnn said "No responsi- ble person can fail to recognize the uneasy character of the present'! peace." Thief River Falls