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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 8, 1949, Winona, Minnesota VOLUME 48, NO. 300 WINONA, MINNESOTA, TUESDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 8, 1949 FIVE CENTS PER COPY FOURTEEN PAGES State to Pay for Highway 61 Fill Blood Donors Wanted All Winonans willing and able to participate in the blood donors campaign are urged to nil In the following blank and man it to the American Red Cross, Exchange building, Winona, or call Mrs. Charles Biesanz, executive secretary of the Winona Eed Cross Chapter: I Will Donate Blood on February (Time February Name Address Blood Bank Visits Winona Next Week Winona county residents were urged today to register as blooc donors in the campaign now carried on by the local chapter o the Red Cross to secure blood registrants. There is an im mediate and Imperative need for 200 registrants, Red Cross offi- cials stated today. Elmer A. Fuglie is general chair- man of the blood donors campaign He said that Winona county would benefit by responding to the appeal for providing an adequate blood bank, The mobile blood unit Is schedul- ed to be in Winona February 16 and 17. Headquarters will be In the armory. A medical and canteen service will be set up and a staff of trained volunteers Including mo- tor corps, nurses' aides, canteen workers and clerical help will assist In carrying out the program of se- curing registrants and obtaining a blood supply. Schedule Hours for receiving blood on Feb- ruary 16 and 17 are as follows: Wed- nesday a. m. to p. m. and Thursday, a. m. to p. m The Red Cross is urging that pros- pective registrants act now and send their full names Into the Red Cross office, 410 Exchange building, to- gether with the hour they wish to go to the armory for a blood dona- tion. Blood will be tested before any Is glven._ Mrs. Charles P. Biesanz is Red Cross executive secretary here. "Blood obtained in Winona will be cent to the regional center In St. Paul where It is tested, typed and adequately said Mr. Fuglie. "Meanwhile a supply of 18 pints of blood will .be. sent here Xrom the St. Paul office so that this area will be supplied for any emer- gency. A quota of more than pints has been set for Winona county.? he said. MrxFuglle explained that ,the Wood was kept in refrigeration at from four to six degrees centigrade under which condition It may be kept about 21 days. This blood then Is sent to the regional hospitals In sufficient amounts to last 18 days. In. this way Winona will always, be prepared for its own needs. Whole Blood "This modified whole blood is used whenever large amounts-of blood have been lost as of accident, injury, childbirth or .In modifications In the China aid act certain diseases which result in blood cell depletion oreople and are interested primarily n furthering Soviet, Russian foreign iolicy." Kersten's wire continued. "The iresent tragic mockery of the trial if Cardinal Mindszenty, whose per- on now assumes the symbol ol eliglous liberty and of Christendom In Hungary, is the climax of a de-l liberate plot laid in cold malice to! exterminate all resistance to mill- ant atheism in that country. T respectfully suggest that you hand the Hungarian ambassador and every member of his retinue his iassport back to Hungary, recall ur ambassador and sever relation- dip with a government that is bent n destroying human liberty." Reorganization Bill Approved by House By Barney Livingstone Truman's reqijest lor broad power to reorganize the government rested with the-Senate today, fol- lowing overwhelming approval by the House. The bill to give the President permanent authority to re- shuffle a sprawling array of executive to a veto by its okay In the House last night by a thumping Communists Purge Ranks in Norway Oslo, newspa- per Verdens Gang reported today a purge in the Norwegian Commu- Shotgun Deaths Blamed on Father Medina, N. Y. The shotgun eaths of two children, their fa- ler and his mother were regarded s murder and suicide today, but o motive had been established, ivention sharply criticized the poli- nlst party. The nonpolitical newspaper said Secretary General Peder Furubotn had been relieved of his duties at a national convention of the Com- munist party Sunday. The story said Jorgen Vogt, editor of the party newspaper Frihiten, will be fired. The report said foreign repre- sentatives at the communist con- Andrew Michael Hagerman, the N0rwegian party. his sister, Nancy, seven, and their grandmother, Mrs. Bessie Hager- nan, 60, were killed early last night i their home in this western New ork village. Then, Coroner Laverne Waters and other authorities said, Carl The 29, ended his own life! n the front porch while his wound- ja