Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 10, 1948, Winona, Minnesota
w EATHER .AfliiC unit ftld (niiichi. ttumirr. FM IS COMING nullo CM nwto tt. Full Leaked Wire Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulate VOLUME 47, NO. 275 WJNONA, MINNESOTA, SATURDAY EVENING, JANUARY 10. 1948 FIVE CENTS PER COPY TWELVE PAGES Loan Returns May Cut Cost of Aid Plan 40 Civil Suits On District Court Slate 18 Divorce and 15 Auto Accident Suits Included A ralondiir of 40 civil suits, In- cluding IB divorce nnd IB auto ac- cident rtnmiiKf cases, is listed for the January ifrnernl term of tho Winonn county district court. The court will open at 11 a. 31. Monday with the mil of tho calen- dar. Judge Karl Flnkclnburg will preside. Jurors will report at p, m. January 10. Largest sum nsked Is which Walter Phllblclc, Elba, who dlrd Dfcrmbt-r 22 after the case had brcn filed, spek.i In a suit against Darwin Graves. Elba, and Crmrlrs Shaw, Hopkins, Minn. suit Is nn outgrowth of collision October 10, 1047, between a civr driven by in which Phllblck was riding, and an nuto driven by Shaw on V. S. highway r-1 thrpp miles south of Mlnnclskfx, Phllblck was seriously Injured In thr crash, necessitating tho nmpu- tntlon of his rlftht arm below tho elbow. His death December 22, how- f-ver, WHS attrlbuli'd to natural enu.ws. Ills complaint asks for Palestine Partition Poses Host of Problems for U.N. Lake Success The United Nations Palestine partition commission today faced up to the pressing problems of when It should enter the turbulent Holy Land and what It should do about measures to enforce Its decisions. Arabs, to emphasize their opposition to partition, arc boycotting the commission. Meeting In the wake of new out- bursts of Arab-Jewish violence In Palestine, tho five-nation group hoped to draft a tentative program Rescue Ships Reach Stricken Russian Vessel Tokyo Passengers of the tlcken Russian ship Dvlna arc jclng transferred to a Soviet do- troycr and an escort vessel in the mtors of northeast Japan, the U. 8. nnvy reported today, Tho navy said there was no In- dication how many of the Dvlnn's reported 780 passengers had been rescued. The reports, radlqed to the navy from Japanese vessels at th Hccno, snld tho passengers were be ing transferred to the Sovet ship via small boats. The reports did not Identify th passengers by nationality, or sa whether women and children wer among them. for entry Into the Holy Land sub- ject to consultations with the Brit- ish on their date of withdrawal. Present indications are that the commission will. leave here some time between the first week in Feb- ruary and mid-March. Plans in- cluded :n stop In London for con- ference with high British officials, the length of the stay depending on how far the TJ.N. progresses In 000 and costs for injurlos iind law of employment. Fhllblck rcprcxentrd by Don- ald T. Winder, Graves by Moonan, J.Ioonan and Frit-del, Wnsrcn, Minn., and F. Swon.ion, St. Paul, Aggregate- damages of arc Ix-lng asked by Allan D, O'Brien, Wlnonn, In n suit nRulnnt Arthur Cunningham, owner of tho Royal Cnb Company, f the 30's chiefly because corn locks of bushels were nlxlh below average, Tho department said continued icavy feeding of dairy cows during December was reflected In near ecord production of milk per cow. otal production for 1D47 was es- matccl at pounds, pliysicnh. Brigadier General Wal- lace H. Graham, was "not truthful' regarding his dealings. Brains' of Bank Jobbery Sought In Three States New bandits wh'o staged of tlie the biggest bank robbery in years were captured before the sun had set Friday, but two as "tho brains Owatonns, an federal aeronautics Inspectors toda combed the wreckage of a single en glned piano which exploded an crashed, killing its three occupants seven miles south of here Friday. The victims were Identified as Eugene Phillips, 27, service mana per for Northwest Aeronautical Cor poration, St. Paul; Joseph LaMotte superintendent of engine overhau for the same company, and Samuel of the at large former actor and a P-38 pilot during the war. Phillips and LaMotte, both single were en route to the Beech Aircraft Corporation plant In Texas, man- ufacturers of the ship crash- ed, and Sweet wns bound lor the day with almost half the loot. Police Superintendent A. A. Wat- tcrs said was recovered after arrest of the three, leaving In tho hands of the two "brains." metted to the ground. In view of the remarkably clever 'same state to enter business, handling of the robbery and in light' Wilbur on whose of the daring arrogance of the miss-lrnrm P'ane came down, told ng bandits, ofncers said the County She.rifl Donald M night have climbed aboard an jn-jChrlstlanson of Owntonna the ship term-ban bus, lugging In tx suitcase appeared to bo In trouble and he their share of the haul. saw parts fly from it before It plum- Buses are being halted and checked in Alabama and Mississippi as well as In Louisiana. Meantime, officers of Mississippi and Alabama set up a motorized dragnet along the Gulf Coast, pat- rolling the area in search of a black edan which may havo been used is tho getaway car. One conspicuous kink was appar- nt, however, in plans to capture he fleeing robbers: No one seemed crtain what either of them surplus army cx- I J WAA Freezes Surplus Army Explosives Ashury Park, N. J. All un- r what they look ]ikn. Employes of the Mid-City Hlbcr- a speech by President Truman criticizing speculators, Hu tolcl news- men "I lost my socks" In thu Stassen asserted that Graham "did not leave the market Immedi- ately after the President's October 7 address on speculators." He did not leave the market until I very specifically said the executive was in were frozen today by the National bank who -re on the L nolauP sey and New York state police had confiscated from 120 to 135 tons o' explosives which they said had boon gathered by Zionists for Illegal ship- me.nt to Palestine. Police said the remainder of n 190-ton consignment of explosives still was missing. Three trucks containing 67 ton: Graham said he disposed of 50 nt tne tlme bushels of wheat a dav or two told b-v the gunmen; "If you look at me I'll put a bullet in you." Thin obviously discouraged nny cloHu Ktucly of (.he men by tho em- ployes and after the robbery, de- spite the fact none of the five men wore masks, their Identity remained a puzzle. Detective Chief Joseph Schcuringi Ike' Can't Stop New Hampshire Votes, Tobey Says By Jack Dell Charles W. Tobey (R.-N, H.) declared today "nobody" can stop a campaign to line up New Hampshire's eight votes for the Republican presi- dential nomination behind Genera: Dwlght D. even the general himself." Tobey sold he thinks Eisenhower ias a "good chance" to win out In W. Rickctts, 23, of Chalmcttc, La.; wore seized late Friday his nephew, Zl-ycar-olci Tommle County, N, Y. This sclxir one per cent. Egg production In December w about the same as last year's hig leve.l. Production for tho full ye of 1047 was estimated at 000 eggs, about the same as in 10 and nearly one-fourth above ave age. Governor Calls 'Jaycee Week' Ht. week of Jan uary 14-21 was designated as "Jay CEO week" in observance of th founding of the United States Ju niqr Chamber of Commerce In proclamation Issued today by th ofltco of Governor Luther Young dahl. "This organization of young me ins contributed materially to th >ottermont of this state throughou tho snld tho governor. Body of New-Born Found in Suitcase mummi fled body of a now-bor_n baby placed in n cheap suitcase in Du nth 15 months ago, was found bj Greyhound Bus Company employe hocking unclaimed luggage in tbj Vlinneapolls bus depot Friday. Tho suitcase was checked in Du uth in September, 1040, and event inlly moved to Minneapolis along ,-lth other unclaimed luggngc. Tho body wan turned ovor to the oroncr's office and tho case re- automnblle accident on U. S. high- way Cl eight miles south of Hast- Minn., April 30, 10'I7. Mlch- uel Kane, hi.n wife, and his duuglv ler. Kutliryn, 111, Chlciigo, arn iiulnc Jnrncii A. atatisricld and Mtntiley II. Valentine, both of Wl- nona. for an aggregate in separate Their complaints allege that an auto driven by Valentino and own- (ConUnnril on PISTKICX COWIT Column 3.) Needy North Dakota to Get Aid Young and Langcr, North Dakota Repub- licans, said Friday after meeting with Indian bureau officials that they received assurance nn initial (mm of will be sent immedi- ately to aid the "mont needy" In- dlnns on tho Turtle mountain and Fort Totcn reservations in North Dakota, Information received from state sources indicate "conditions nt Tur- Jo mountain arc approaching ac- tual Young and Lang- cr said in statement. 1 Ing a routine search of the lake from the observation platform. He said he noted the night between nnd 10 p. m. Captain Nathaniel Pulford, head of the local office of the coast guard, who was visiting in the sta- tion, was called out and said the light was "almost vertical, but not reaching to the ground, not mov- volvccl." Stassen said. He added: "His profit was nothing compared with the made by Pauley. but It was definitely a profit." Ferguson said Stassen will be in- vited back for further testimony inter, Graham, who declined to discuss his case with newsmen Friday, Is now scheduled to appear Tuesday morning. The long recess was to conceal the small fortune because Scnntor Green (R.-R. currency, committee member, had an en Identified the men in Jail as highly-explosive cyclonite blocks followed discovery of a cacho of 60 tons of ex- plosives in a warehouse here and In a. farmhouse In Wall town- ship Thursday night and Friday. Some combat knives orig- inally made for the U. S. navy and a quantity of first-aid kits also were found Jn the Warehouse, The freeze order was described by October 11, Rtcketts, of'Nuw Orleans, nnd John Hassenback, 23, also of New Or- leans. Scheuring said a suitcase packed with "was found in the house where the Rickctts wore arrested nnd 'that wns found in n paper bag in Ha.ssunbuck's room. Police said the latter had hidden the bag in a hole in the floor, then outside Washington, an Ferguson agreed to hold no hearing; in his absence. New York Pressmen Given New Contract New new two-year contract calling for a weekly pay increase nnd embracing job rules written in complete compli- brightor, then dimmer, and after about 10 minutes It suddenly dis- appeared." Captain Fulford said ho was cer- tain the light was not a part of search or airplane lights. Weather FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and vicinity: Ocarin and quite cold tonight; lowest 12 i ;ho city, eight in the rural areas Sunday, generally fair with rlsin temperature; highest 30, Minnesota: Partly cloudy to night and Sunday except light snow northwest portion tonight and nortl wrtlon Sunday. Warmer north por Jon tonight, warmer south portioi and turning colder north portion Sunday. Wisconsin: Partly cloudy and quite cold tonight with low tern peratures ranging from five above outh portion to zero to 10 below lorth portion. Partly cloudy and [uito cold Sunday. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 ours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 28; minimum, 13; oon, 20; precipitation, none; sun cts tonight nt sun rises to- lovrow at TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max. Min. Free emidjl 16 hicago............ 27 21 Denver 45 22 ntcrnntlonnl Falls 15 City 44 20 on Angeles........ 78 flo 74 CO Paul ----34 8 cw Orleans 76 59 cattle 52 40 locnlx 82 42 'ashlngton C2 30 ic Pas 1 Innlpcg 2 beon fllgncd by the. Publishers As- sociation of New York city nnd Pressmen's local No. 2 union nnd company spokesmen an- nounced Friday. The agreement, which the local's president, Joseph Dwyer, termed "the finest contract our union has ever covers some preatfmen employed by 15 Now York newspapers. France Honors Berlin With Knighthood Cross Berlin is wearing the Cross of Knighthood of thu French Legion of Honor. The decoration was presented to the song writer last night by French Consul Alexandre Do Manziariy who praised Berlin for His achievements in the field of music. The song writer is a member of the French Authors, Composers and Publishers association. tjiit: UUK in u iiiut; jjj itiit; J.LJUJ, IJIL-JI -t had pushed a heavy stove over the CamPpc11- W-A-A- regional director, as a precautionary mea- sure" against "any possible illegal handling of explosives, In coopera- tion with the normal police powers of local and federal governments." Cotton, Wool Listed by Anderson Washington Secretary of Agriculture Anderson made public today a list of 340 so-called "big traders" in cotton, cottonseed, and wool tops futures markets during a 23-month period ending Novem- ber 30, 1947. They were traders whose volume watt nufflclcnk to require them to report their operations to the clc partmcnt. The list, the eleventh made pub lie by Anderson, did not give th market position of the traders, bu merely listed their names and ad dresses. There is nothing illega about trading jn commodities. The names Included: Cochran Bert C., Minneapolis, and Pillsbur Mills, Inc., Minneapolis. Airlines Announce New Flights Planned Clintonvlllc, Wis. Franci Hlpgins, president of Wiscoiisi Jentrnl Airlines, said Friday nigh arrival of radio equipment woul enable flights to start February ivur a route which Includes Chi ago, Milwaukee, Rncine-Kenosha Rhinelander, and Stevens Point and Duluth, Minneapolis, St Cloud and Hibbing, In Minnesota. Vet Believed He Was Aiding Buddies by Robbing Store court psychl- utrlst'ii report that a veteran of South Pacific lighting believed he was getting ammunition for his buddies when he broke into a shop ind stole a radio resulted in the re- ease of the ex-G.1, Dr. Jacob H. Conn testified WJI- jur Slmtluck's "anxiety hysteria" vu.s established through hypnotism .nd the use of the "truth scrum." Dr. Conn told the court the 32- car-old veteran of the Bougaln- illc campaign under hypnosis writhed around, slapping at imag- nary Hies and mosquitoes, muttered vines vines" and talked about orarades blown to bits In the next ox hole. When one of the examining psy- chiatrists mentioned a truck, Shat- tuck blurted, "they needed ammo. I took a truck got the psychiatrist said. Further questions indicated he believed he had broken Into an am- munition depot to get a case of shells, which win about the same sine n.s the radio he wn.s charged with stealing. Judge Joseph Sherbow and As- sistant State's Attorney William J. O'DonneJl agreed that the state could forget about the charge. The Judge made treatment at a veterans' facility a condition on dismissing the charge. j Minnesotan Told Daughter Slain By Chinese Mlnncnpollx The Re' Adolph G. Anderson, Mlnneapolli said Friday night his daughter an two other missionaries had bee; slain by bandits In China. His notification, which he sal' came from the offices of the Evan prcllcal Covenant church in Chicago listed Martha J. Anderson, hi daughter; Miss Esther Wodrlund Youngstown, Ohio, and Dr. Ale Berg, whose address was not given as having been killed while on an errand from their mission at Slang ynnp in Hopeli province. Mr. Anderson said his daughte: liad returned to the mission las August after a two-year furlough a :ier home here. Previously' she hac served the Covenant church in the a convention dele- gate battle with upporters of Governor Thom- as E. Dewey and iarold E. Stassen In New Hamp- j shire's' primary election March 9. Seven of the first 17 to file for lection as dele- atcs Friday were ledged to Elsen- .ower, two for Dewcy and one or Btassen. The ling deadline Is month away. Tobey Is ft member of; board f directors of the Draft-Eisen- ower league, with headquarters In New York. Elsenhower, ill at home with a cold, made no comment on the developments, which projected him more forcefully than ever before into political discussions along with two other top ranking wartime military leaders. Senator Chavez (D. N.M.) brought the name of Secretary of State Marshall who preceded Elsenhower as chief of tho political arena with tho declar- ation Friday that he is supporting Marshall "and no one else" for the Democratic vice-presidential nom- ination. Republicans have speculated that nomination of Elsenhower might be answered by Democratic action to nit Marshall on the November Jcket with President Truman. Marshall himself has said that he has no Intention of running and could not be drafted. Supporters of General Douglas VTocArthur announced In Chicago Recovery of 40 Per Cent Possible Douglas Says U.S. Could Repay Decisions Washington Ambassador Lewis Douglas told senators today Lhat the United States recover through loan repayments up to of the proposed lor the first IS operation of the European recov- ery program. Chairman Arthur Vandenbert brought this out In a series of questions as Douglas con- tinued testimony before the Senata 'orcign relations committee on the proposed four-year program known as the Marshall plan. Vandenberg recalled earlier testi- mony of State department officials and asked Douglas whether It U true that eventual cost to the TJnlt- d Sutcs might "ultimately be re- duced" by to KKJ.OOO through recovery on loans expected to be repaid under toa Ian. "That Is Douglas as- sured Vandcnberg. Stale department officials stlmatcd that from 20 to 40 per ent of any recovery funds advanc- d will be In the form of loans that may be repaid. The balance of 90 o SO per cent would be In the form f grants that would not be repaid. Vandenbcrg put It this way: If a low of 20 cent Is repaid he ultimata cost to the treasury ould be while If 40 >er cent comes back the actual Initial cost would drop to Vandenberg then asked what will etermlne whether aid is extended In the form cf a loan or a grant. Douglas said experts of this na- on will determine the ability of recipient nation to repay. laid advances for capital roods and ulpment will be repaid If the na- on Is able to do so. Both the amount of money re- quired and the way the State de- partment wants the pracram' run have been under powerful criticism. In the Senate. Vandenberg previous- ly has complained that the admin- istration has failed to suggest business-like operating system "la which the American people have confidence." Without that "you are sunk with- out a he added. Senator George rank> ing Democrat on the committee and its former chairman, objected to any "all or nothing" stand by the State department on the request for funds to get the program under way. Ho said that If Congress should decide to cut the Initial appropria- tion to an even far instance, "I don't think it would matter." Cold Wave Hits Parts of Heads Southeast Friday he will be entered in the Illinois presidential By The AMOcIated A fresh mass of cold air moved into parts of the today.. same location for years, he added. more than six Train Overturns at Boston; Bight Injured Boston At least eight pcr- ons were taken to a hospital and -nore than 50 others shaken today when the locomotive of a Providence o Boston train overturned at ack bay station. the from the New indicated 63 per- First reports Haven railroad ons had been hospitalized but a heck showed only eight persons ere taken to city hospital. A railroad spokesman sold later ie other passengers were not be- eved injured seriously. The four coaches of the train we tilted off the tracks after the rjglne smashed up over the lood- g platform at the station which about flvo minutes out of one of oston's major terminals, tho south atlon. i primary April 13. He received of the Rcpublicor votes cast in the 1944 primary. The balloting In Illinois Is ad vtsory only, not binding on the convention delegates. Consent the candidates is not required. Earlier in the Wl.iconsl supporters of MacArthur clalme they had received cncouragcmcn from a Wisconsin centennial mes sage In which the general allude to the satisfactions of public serv Ice. Wisconsin has 27 convention votes. temperatures to a low of below, and headed southeast- State Good Roads Group Warned by Engineer St. largest gath- ering of state, county and city of- Iclals ever to attend a meeting of :hc Minnesota good roods associa- ,ion Friday heard the future o: public highway systems discussed. Charles M. Upham, englneer-di- of the 'American Rood- mllders association, told the group Minnesota and the nation the isk of losing all highway eagi- icers engaged in public road work iccausc of existing low salary con- ations. Association officers elected in- luded Milton Rosen, St. Paul, resident; D. T. Carlson, Wlllmor, Ed Chllgren, Little Fork, arid H. C. Gildermeister, Gaylord, vice- residents; Oscar Olson, Brahanv. reasurer, nnd Mrs. Mary Miles, Minneapolis, secretary. New directors are C. J. Hunt, arlbault, Richard- Hart, Moose ward to the Atlantic Coast. The sub-zero weather hit Red river valley section of North, Dakota, with a new low of 24 be- low at Pembtoa. In other parts of the state, however, the mercury well above in Mlnot and 12 in Jamestown. low was at International IffcUs and nt Duluth and the mercury was near that mark In Northwest- ern Wisconsin. Pcllston, Mich-, re- ported three below. The temperatures; however, wfll moderate as the cold weather over parts of Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York, federal forecasters said, but there will be a general dropping over the area today and tonight. Colder weather also wa> forecast for the New England states. Yesterday's highest readier 86 nt Loredo, Texas, and the mer- cury touched 83 at Phoenix and Yuma, Ariz., and 78 at Phoney Phone Call Permits Bandit to Rob Bank Milwaukee (fP) Currency Amounting to was snatched rom a tellers' cage at the State Bank of Milwaukee Friday In a rob- ben' which police described as a well-timed, two-man job. Christie Sherman, teller in Fourth and Wells street bank, tald Truck Hits, Kills Marine Private Kenofha, Pri- vate First Class Jasper L. Budd, 18, stationed at Great Lakes, III., was killed early today when he Was struck by a truck on highway 41 in county. ust as a man came toward his c received a telephone call asklnf bout a credit rating. Detective Lieutenant Rudolph. jlascr said the rating check kept herznan away from the window or about three minutes, and when he returned the man was tone. A short time later the teller no- ticed one of his of bills WM gone. A quick check shewed ill bills and seven (5 mlitlnc. Lieutenant Closer Bald another check revealed the telephone call was a apparently designed cd to pull the teller away from the cage window, Sherman said he could five no description o; tac man.