Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 13, 1947, Winona, Minnesota
w EATHER tniilfhl J Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations PROTECT YOUR FUTURE U.S. SAVINGS BONDS VOLUME 46. NO. 277 WINONA. MINNESOTA, MONDAY EVENING. JANUARY 13. 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY FOURTEEN PAGES Troops Move Food in London Strike 2 La Crosse Boys Drown In River Fall Through Thin Ice Along Open Channel Crow Two bro- ther.i. playing on the fringe of Ice borderlnc the open channel of tho Mississippi river slipped In and drowned here Sunday ubout 5 p. m. Gerald Cenniff, 13, and his bro- ther, Sidney, nine, struglrd In the jcy waters and drowned while two o'-her children stood by and Watch- rd, unablr to help. The bodies of the two youngsters, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Cenniff, were recovered last An account of the dromtlngs related by Audrey Stoll, 12, and Dnvld Clnrk, who were walking in Riverside park at the time of the Standing On Ire They told police that they had j-ecn the two Cenniff boys standing on sheet of ice which extended about 15 feet into the river from the shore. It was a thin, unreliable sup- port. Suddenly they heard Gerald shout, "Help him, help and saw Sid- ney in the water, with his head bobbing up and down beneath the 27 Dead in Five Plane Mishaps In U.S.; Only Two Survivors As Audrey and David ran down the embankment to the edge of the rlvrr. Gerald went through the Ice, possibly after taking Kidney's hand. The weight was too much, if Gerald ravn that assistance to his little brother, and the ice gave way, Struggled For Hold Gerald struggled to gain a hold on the edse of the broken ice. but Three Dead in Mishap Near Spring Valley Two Perish in Fire at Ladysmith, Wis. Racine, Three Le Roy, Minn., persons who died Sat- urday when the car in which they were riding plunged over a 25-foot bank into Bear creek, about two miles south of here, were identified Sunday. (Racine is about ten miles northwest of Spring Sheriff Albert Reinartz of tin said the dead were Mr. Mrs. Henry Funke, aged 66 Six Survivors of Antarctic Flight Return to Carrier and about 32, and Sumner Engelsen, 49, driver of the car. The accident was discovered a passing motorist who notified Rochester authorities. The car, which plunged through six inches of ice, was on its side in water about four feet deep. Coroner B. J. Cromwell, Austin, said the two men apparently drown- ed, but that Mrs. Funke also had he sank beneath the surface of thc'Plnne which crashed during a rain- Fifteen Mid three crew members died in the wreckage of this Eastern Air Lines plane when It crashed near Galju, Va. The plane was bound for Miami from Detroit. By The Associated Preu Airplane crashes took a toll of 27 lives in the United States yes- terday as only two of 29 persons in five planes Involved in survived. Eighteen persons, IS passengers and three crew members, died in the flaming wreck of an Eastern Airlines Detroit-Miami passenger Ice-littered water. Audrey and David ventured ou on the ice, but ominous o cracking kept them from going far ther. David retreated, ran into the par nnd flagged down a motorist, Be Solsen. When Bolxcn learned botf lads had dlsappcored he drove thr police station for help. The fire department rrscun dljpnfc-hrd, nnd they recovcrcc Oemld's body within a half hou and Sidney's body at p. m. Th .vjuad used a boat equipped with searchlights In its rescue work. Sen. Ball's Labor Plan Faces Fight In Committee By Max Hall Divided G.O.P opinion points today to rocky going in the 13-man Senate, labor commit- tee for Senator Joseph Ball's pro- posals to break up closed shops nnd Industry-wide WRKO bargaining. Two of the eight Republicans on committee. Senators Morse and Alken have been ouwpolcen agnlnst steps as far reaching as those suKgcatcd by their Minnesota colleague. A third Republican member, Senator Ives 'N. has never fav- ored tin outriKht ban on the closed f.hop, and his friends said today he has not changed his view. Ives. a new-comer to Capitol hill, is dean of the New York state school of In- dustrl.il und labor relations at Cor- r.e'.l university. Staswn Bllli j Mo'.t of the other Republicans onj tlic committee liuve, not declared land presumed lost. themselves on the two Hall pro-) The survivors were picked up by Harold K. Sttissen, former; the U. S. army transport General Minnesota governor and an T. Collins after spending nearly nounced candidate for the hours in three rubber life rafts G O.P. presidential nomination, told on choppy waters. news conference Saturday thatj Blame Radio Beacon both bills "co too far." Stasscn what part, if any, that an "in- not a member of Congress. I operative radio beacon" played in of I the crash near Oalax may be learn- storm In hilly country near Oalax, VH, William Ellis Keyes, Jr., 25, of Jioynton, Fin., the lone survivor, was Dragged from the wreck by two residents of the .community who saw the crash. He suffered shock, lacera- tions and burns. Five persons were killed when two planes collided over the Miami aviation center airport. One person was Injured critically. Miami Pollen Chief Karl Bngel said the planes collided as their pilots attempted to land on opposite runways. Training Plane Another disaster in Florida cost :he lives of two persons as an army training piano crashed near Cocoa n Brevard county. Fla. A two-seated private plane crash- ed near suburban Van Dyke, near Detroit, killing Its occupants, an army air forces veteran and a stu- dent pilot. Witnesses said the plane went into a tallspln about 200 feel rom tho ground. Two dramatic rescues of persons nvolvcd In airplane accidents took tace In widely separated areas of ho globe. Wildly cheering crewmen of the eaplane tender Pine Island, part f tho U. S, navy's Antarctic ex- icdllion. greeted six navy airmen e.scued after two weeks of exposure n tho icy South Polar wastes fol- owed tho crash of their plane. Three of the companions were kill- Two Found Dead St. Paul Mr. and Mrs. Nick Chiz, 63 and 56, St. Paul were found dead in bed today from what Dr. A. A. Charpen- tier, deputy Ramsey county coroner, said was coal gai pols- onlnr> Both had been dead about 18 hours. William Elite Keyes, Jr., 25, of Boynton, Fla., lone survivor of- the crash, lies In bed at Waddell hnpltal where he is attended by s nurse, Mrs. Hazel White. er of Commerce declared in an in- ervicw last night he favored a flrm Vmerican foreign policy based on emocrntic principles and dedicated outlawing- of aggression of any Kind. Jackson was in Milwaukee to ad- rcss a meeting of the Wisconsin tatc Chamber of Commerce to- ight. Other points In what he termed businessman's program for Amer- a" included: Sound collective b.irRaining be- ween labor and man.-iRement on he basis of genuine equality, and constant and responsible aware- ess of the public's stake in every idustrial confiiot. A rapid return to the free enterprise with the re- oval of artificial government con- ols. A balanced federal budget, to cm inflationary tendencies at their urcc. A careful revision of the tax sys- tn to ellminnlo punltlvo id stimulate investment in new eduction. Mother Suffering night and Tuesday with additional snow ranging from northwest to two to five four inches inches southeast. Strong shifting winds onlght and Tuesday with con- ilderable drifting Tuesday. Colder Tuesday, much colder Tuesday night. with rising temperature and occasional drizzle r light rain resulting in some gloz- .ng south and central portions and light snow extreme north portion onight. Tuesday heavy snow north nd drizzle changing to light snow outh portion. Strong shifting winds Tuesday with considerable drifting nd blowing snow Tuesday aftcr- oon and night. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 ours ending at 12 m. tday: Maximum, 34; minimum, 19; noon, 4; precipitation, .8 of an inch of snow; sun sets tonight at 50; sun rises tomorrow at For the 24 hours ending at 12 m. unday: Maximum, 35; minimum, 7; noon, i; precipitation jionc. Birth to Twins Chicago mother, her right leg nnd left hip paralyzed from a recent polio attack, gave birth to twin daughters yesterday, her second set. Officials at the Little Company of Mary hospital said Mrs. Harriet Wynn, 34, and her babies were "do- Ing fine" today. They added that the woman's crippled condition had no effect on the birth of the twins. Mrs. Wynn's other twin girls six years old and she has another daughter aged 20 months. Wausau Man Shot at Relative's Home Wausau, Wis. District At- orney Frank G. Loeffler said to- day that James Warwick, 26. was hot in the. left Irs a 20 gauge holgun last night during an argu- ment nt a relative's home. The district attorney said he would prefer no charges immediate- ly and that he was investigating the shootinp further. Warwick's condition at St. Mary's hospital Kivcii ns fulr.