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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 8, 1947, Winona, Minnesota W EATHER trmlfhil T OMORROW McatlcM Tuesday Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Prrti Member of the Audit Bureau of VOLUME 47. NO. 248 WINONA, MINNESOTA, MONDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 8. 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY SIXTEEN PAGES IlepubllcBn-Herald photoi Wlnonans Out Today niter n. snowfall blan- keted the Wlnona nrcu Sunclny In tho .icconcl heavy fall or thn year, Left nbovo, Lawrence Whetstone rind Harry Jessie, both or Minnesota City, clcnr the tracks of tho Chicago it Area Highways Open Following Six-Inch Snow Wlnona area roads and highways reopened today follow Intt alx-lnch snowfall that pros-sod all highway equip ment Into sorvlco and clOBKOd traffic In the entire urea. It wa the winter's worst storm with visibility at zero most of tho da Sunday. State highway and city street-cleaning crows worked Sunda Afternoon nnd moat of the night t opon thoroughfares. Heavy wind howovor, cmined drifting that ro olo.tod most county durln tho night. Road clearing was slowc U. S. Plans New Currency for Germany, Korea (m Thu United SUtex. dotermtnpct not to lot lack of iin ngrprmont with Ilussln worsen Inflationary trends In Germany and Korea, hns printed now currency for use In the American of both those occupied countries. In thn case of Germany, R new currency for the U, S. ocoupntlon rone would mnko It possible to out- law Urge quantities of money nus- printed from plates supplied by this country In 1944, No dnte has boon set for issuing the new currency. Weather KKDKTIAL FORECASTS TOT Wlnonn ixnd vicinity Cold wave tonight with temperature fulling to 'J to B nbovp In tho city iind rrro to 0 below In tho sur- rounding open country. Fair nnd contlnunrt cold Tucsclny; high 18. MlnnrKitn: rnlr nnd quite cold tonight. Low ton to 18 bo- thl.i afternoon nrul trmpcrnturcs tonight low, Oonnrnlly fair nnd continued cold Tuc.iduy, except becoming wurmur northwest nnd extreme wont. WlwnnMn: Cold wnvo this nftor- noon nnd tonlKht. Low tomporaturos ranging from ton below northwest and went ccntrnl to five nbovo nouthpnst, Ipnlr nnd continued cold Tuesday. LOCAL WKATHKIl Offlclnl obwrvutlons for tho 24 hours ending nt noon Sunday: Maximum, minimum. 20; noon, 30; precipitation, Inch of snow. Kor the 2-1 hours ending nl noon todny: Maximum, 30; minimum, 13; noon, 13: precipitation. Inched of .tun nets tonight nt mm rlsrs tomorrow at TEMI'MIATUHKS KLSKWIIKIIK Max. Mln, Proc. Chlfiilfo............ M DO" Molnrs '12 Duluth 20 City (il Ins Atwlrs RB Mlnml 7 ft Mpls-Ht. I'nill .'13 Orlriui.H 70 illVKli' IHILLKTIN I'loocl Stnffo 24-Hr Stnfto Tortnv Change -1 30 It) 10 27 40 73 12 117 -II Sunday because of visibility whlc forced the calling in of scvcra highway crews. All stnto, county and city roa nnd street-clearing crewi wore a work todny. At 1 p. m, the nrc rond situation was as follows: U. 8. highway 14 In open to lloohoiler and wcntward. Lew- liilon and Stockton hllll been landed. State hlfhway 43 open lo Ititahford. U. S. highway I" open to the Twin Cltlcn and La CrosM. State hlfhway 76 open to the Iowa line except for a nec- Uon near Wilson, SUle 74 and 44 were expected to be open by nightfall. In tho Wlnona area, approximate y a foot of snow was on tho groum boforo Sunday's storm, which began with rain and nloot, turning tc snow at 11 n. m, Tho wnowfnl ceased before midnight. According to the Minnesota high way department, all main roads In .ho Wlnonn nron nro In nn exceed ngly slippery condition, tho wors jolng those In tho Ln Crnscent Hokah urea. Tho ntnto highway patrol report, hut -a number of cars stalled on area highways Sunday, several slip- ping off tho roads. There were seven automobile accidents in Wlnona proper over tho weekend. None wore injured. There wore no accl- tonta reported in rural Winona ounty. Trains Into tho Wlnona area wore unnlng on tlmo today, Trains Sun- .uy evening uvoniKod 30-40 minutes nlo, BUWIH Into Wlnona were also n tlmo today. Tho Rochostor-Wi- nonn bim run, however, was can- olod Sunday night, A cold wiivo Is predicted for to- light with tho urea mercury falling o to five below. Tuesday's orocnst calls for continued cold with hlKh of 18. .01 Snowfall In tho Wlnonn area this vlntor totals 20.1 inches, with nchos In November and 8.8 in Do- .03 ember lo date. Snowfall tho entire T last, winter totaled 35.4 Inches, with throe Inches In November; five Inch- ed, December; inches, January; .two Tobrunry; 4.4 Inches 'March, nnd 2.7 inches, April. .30 14 2.0 0.1 4.4 2.7 3.4 fUl 0.2 8.0 Wing Cltv 4, r Jiitn T. W. Dum 5A, T.W Wlnorm iG'.FM 13 (1. ['dOl Dum 0. T, W.... Divrn 7, I'ool Divm 7. T. W La Croi.-u' 12 Tributary Strrnnu Chlpprwu 4.3 Zumbro ftt Thrllmnn HufTnlo nbovtt Almu Trrmppalcuil at DodKO 1.0 Iilnck nt Onlrsvlllr Crcwsc nt W, Snlcm Hoot nt Houston 0.3 HIVKK FOKKCAST (Krum ItnxtltiKii to luwii) SllKht incrrasps In water lovols will tnko plnco the next 34 hours In most of thr upper pools. Aftor thnt time, there will bo llttlo chunKf flur to (Ircrcii.ilnK flow by much colder wruthrr. 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.2 -l-O.fl Tho low for Wlnonn last night was 13, tho high Sunday 30, Tho Chicago Weather Bureau snlcl that an Icy blast, coming down from Canada, would bring tempera- tures ranging from to flvo be- low In northwestern Wisconsin nnd northwti.itorn Iowa to us low as In northwestern Minnesota. A storm described ns of "marked Intensity" nnd whipped along by (iti'OUK wlntlN was moving across Luko Huron today Into Canada nftor leaving ri layer of from throe to six inches of now snow along Its courno through northwestern lown, (Contliiutirt on Piijtc 3, Column B) SNOWFALL Be a Good Fellow Tlio following is a lint of contri- butions to tho Good Follows funds lo date: I'rovlounly ........1453.S4 F. Helm Klnnr Ixucknon 1.00 Mm. Wlllinm lUdcmnolior Glucl to Give, St. Charles 3.00 Mr. nntl Mrs. W. L. II. IJ.OO From a Friend 5.00 M81.54 North Western railroad todny Just north of Wlnona. At the College of Saint Teresa students were greeted with a winter wonderland Atmosphere ns they went to their early morning classes today. Above, Sue Brosnalmn, Jeft, Milwaukee, and Mary Veronica Nelson, Scobey, Mont., walked through the Chrlsmas-like scene. Hundreds of early morning snow shov- clers cleaned off sidewalks and driveways today as the snow began to pile in drifts. Mrs, Bertha Darling, 70, 807 West King street, was no exception as she too cleared off snow Irom. the front of her home despite her age. .Cars throughout the city were found half-burled beneath the drifting snow as motor- ists made their way to work this morning. Right above. Is Just one of the many cars that was hemmed In by the heavy snowfall. The car was parked In front of 10C7 West street. British Quit Palestine May 15 Ten Killed in Minnesota And Wisconsin By The AMoalated Preu At least ten persons died In traf- fic accidents Jn Minnesota nnd Wisconsin over the weekend as rain and snow made travel treacherous on roads throughout the two states. Seven deaths were In Wisconsin and three wore in Minnesota, A truck driver fleeing from a minor accident caused tho deaths of three persons In Milwaukee early rcstcrday Doteetlvo Lleu- ;enant Rudolph Qlaser reported. Tho light panel truck mounted i curb and crushed Herman Eyrlsc, 38; Sovcrus. L. Cook, so, and Mrs. Catherine Wassom, 37. The three voro waiting for n bus along with Anna Peterson, 34 who was injured House Interim Aid Tax Cut Moves Toward Vote By Douglas B. Cornell Washington The emergency foreign aid bill rolled toward a series of test ballots In the House today with a top Re- publican opponent forecasting final passage by an overwhelming margin. crlously. Robert Bctz, driver of the truck, was Injured critically. He is police prisoner on a charge of usplclon of manslaughter. Had Record of Violations Lieutenant Qlnsor said Betz has 11 record of six traffic violations ,nd a conviction for drunken drlv- ng. Ho said his driver's license nd been revoked. Qcza Mcrtcn, about 03, kce, was thrown 25 feet nnd killed nstantly yesterday when ho was truck by an automobile. Bernard Krobcck, 25, of Bauk- Illo (Ozaukco was Injured atally Saturday when his auto- mobile was struck by nn electrii rain on highway 80 near Oradton, Harold Lambert, 34, Milwaukee ns killed, nnd two other Milwau- eenns, John B. Cawlcy, 51, anc Lambert's wife, Mary, were Injuret rltlcally when their car collided cndon with ft truck on highway 1 Just north of this city. John L. Decry, B7, Darlington found dead In his trailer home ostordny. Coroner Richard Barth ttrlbutod tho death to awphyxla- on from the fumes from nn oil enter. Minnesota Deaths One of tho Minnesota dead was ho victim of flro following a high- way accident, The victims were: Mrs. Helen Sarafolean, 66, of outh St. Paul, killed in an auto- mobile-street car collision In St nul. Her husband, John, 03, was erlously Injured. John M, Thompson. 34, Mlnnea- olls, died Sunday in Minneapolis oncral hospital after being struck y a street car Saturday. Samuel Arnold, 22, of Becker dinn., burned fo denth Into Satur- ay when tho light truck ho was riving ran off U. S. highway 212 vo mllo.s east of Faith, S. D., over- urncd and burst into flames. Chntfleld Hurt Flvo persons wore injured, none erlously, when a Greyhound bus ont into tho ditch on highway 14 bout 12 mllos east of Mankato unday to avoid nn nutomobllo that ad mndo a sudden loft- turn Just loud of tho bus. The bus turned n Its side In tho ditch. In Mnnknto hospitals today were Charles Yahnkc, 07, of Garden ,ty; Joseph Dormun, 00, of onneboc, S. and Jamos Reeves, of Chntflcld; Nols Lundqulst, 00, Lnmbcrton; and Prank Hart- Ich, 68, of Mankato. Reeves suffered possible internal Juries; Lundqulst, a fractured louldor; and Mrs. Yahnke, a trenched shoulder. The others were inkon and bruised. All were re- ortod making satisfactory recov- los today. Driver of tho bus was Ray Han- n of Mankato. All 20 passengers tho bus were brought here on nothcr bus. Tho name of tho driver the passenger nutomobllo in- ilvocl in tho ncelclcnt was not timed. Showdown Near On Economic Unity in Germany Chairman Leo Allen (B.-I11.) ol the rules committee told a re- porter there would be no more than I 75 votes against the bill. The House has 434 members nnd one vacancy. That final vote could come late today, but it Is more probable some- time tomorrow. First, the House had to act on various amendments to raise or lower the total or tie restrictions to the assistance tho bill would provide for France, Italy, Austria and China. Allen himself is against the measure. But he said the vote against it might be no more than 50. And he has a reputation among his colleagues for unusual accuracy in predicting votes, Allen said he expected no sub- tcTmcetirig stantial change in the bill's mone- S. Secretary of Marshall's office London Stato George C. said toclny that ho hnd conferred with both the British and French foreign minsters last night on the eve of today's showdown session with Russia over German economic unity. Marshall saw British Foreign Sec- retary Ernest Bcvln and France's Georges Bldault in what apparently was an effort to consolidate the western position thia afternoon with Soviet Foreign buy total Minister V. M. Molotov. American diplomats expressed the conviction thnt today's meeting would open a week of decision for the conference. Molotov, however, appeared to be1 affalr.s committee, it would auUi- Featured in G.O.P. Program starts today Its third week of tussling with President Truman's ten-point antl- Inflation program with few signs of lawmaklng progress. While House and Senate com- mittees continue to hear testimony both for and against the adminis- tration proposals, Republicans are working on a cost of living program of their own on which they. hope they can agree by midweek. This program, still hazy In de- tails, is certain to contain none of the standby price-wage controls and rationing authority that Mr. Tru- man asked for In his message to Congress November 17. There have been predictions that the Republican anti-inflation pro- gram willv Include a plank calling for lower Income taxes in order to spur production by making more so-called venture capital available. In this connection, one top-rank party member said the new tax cut bill to be introduced early next year may provide a total reduction of This would be more than tho slashes proposed in two bills which bump- Dr. Butler Of Columbia Dead at 85 a long-expected demand that a aBr man delegation chosen by tho com-, orlze to carry France, 'mto presldcntlai vctoes earlier Italy and Austria through the j vear ter plus for China, j n rolUu-cs the GOP Representative Jorrnan