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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 20, 1948, Winona, Minnesota w EATHER Cllr lnnlihll It In 14 Full Leaied Wire Report of The Associated Press IS COMING Cta rare your radio can. 1C Member of the Audit Bureau of VOLUME 47. NO. 263 WINONA, MINNESOTA, TUESDAY EVENING. JANUARY 20. 1948 FIVE GENTS PER COPY SIXTEEN PACES 100 Die When Chile Steamer Capsizes Austin Mayor Reject Frank's Sewer Asks Action Plans, Council Urged On Fuel Oil By A. of C. Directors Mellen, Wi.M Facing Serious Emergency BUI.I.KTIN W. Clnrk, nUtc fui-1 todny rrjrctrd n thnt n oonfprrncr of ttf mllrd to tho furl nil nllunllnn. town of Mrllrn In northern Wisconsin nntl thn city of Austin In Mlnnriuitn hrld thti rrntfr of nttrntUni todny of- of the two fitntrfl mpnns to copn with thn fuol oil The outlook In how'vnr, very clltn. At Mnllrn. Acting Mnyor C. H. I.nndry rrportrd tlmt n detvlnr there hud refused to nlmro equally J.OOO giijlnnjt of fuel oil to ntlpvlnto nn rmprifrnry. 'flip tlnulnr, I.nwlry noting upon Instructions from lilitlier-uti. "We lo rtn nornPlhlng the ultuatlon by telephoning iruperlors M Ln Lniulry "Iiut were Informed the oil WM for tuie by rpgulnr At Croiue, K. J, Hollolt, n.i- munivgpr of the tftnndnrd On plant, wild the Mellrn tlonlor Instructed to provlrtd oil hardship cnsra in addition to cufitomrrn." "Well tAke cure of nil but nil we'll tnko care of la addition to our rpgulnr curt- tonnriu" Landry mild he planned to tele- phone fltftto fuel Coordinator An- thony Mndlcr ul Madison todny to whether strpn could bo Ulcrn to force nn oven distribution nystem. Hn unld he expected Mnd- Inr to visit Mellon cither Into to- ri or tonight to mnkn a personal InvratUfttlnn of the jilttiutlon. Although milj-rrro tumpcratunw hud moderated In th" northern Wijieonjiln community, Lnntlry said heavy unow was frilling thl.'i morn- "mid It looks like nnothrr bnd Ila snld tho temperature row to UDOVB ten nbovti zero, but thnt tmle.M morn oil WM made avntlnblo utmrtly thn 170 families who henl with It would nufftr. An attempt to obtnln from another distributor nt Duluth, Minn., fell through, I-nndry nnld, when word received today could not be mndo before the first wrrk of February. Concludlnc thnt 40 years from now Wlnona will have a papula tlon of the Wlnona Association of Commerce board of dl rectors recommended to tho city council Monday night that th sewer extension proposal be referred backAto the consultants. The directors, basing their argument on a population growth Identical with the prewar city growth, renewed their demand for rejection of City Engineer Carl W. Frank's plans for sower extensions. After hearing n reading ot th Ipttor the council filed It wlthou dlncwvtlon. The motion for filing nindo by Fourth Ward Aldcrmai Stanley Wlocxorck, was seconded hy Wnrd Alclorrnnn Ben Dewcn, There were no dissenting Mlnn put off tax cutting for two years. 2. Reject flatly President Tru- man'N request for a J40 "coist Of IvIiiR" tux cut. for cvui'yoiM) with in offsetting revival of the wnr- ,lmo profits levy on corporn- ,lons. 3. Throw its weight instead be- hind a trimmed down version .of lio KnuUon bill. Ghalruinii Harold ICnuLson (R.- Mlnn.) of the tax-writing ways and means committee, told newsmen he voukl carry Into the meeting a de- mand that his bill be doptcd as the G.O.P. tax slashing oal for 1048. But high Republicans who would ,ot permit the use of their names predicted the Knutson plan would esignated John M. Jabobsen, who cted nf Its legislative, roprcscnta- over-all cut of chief emphasis on lower rates for Russ Seeking European Collapse, Dulles Says Washington John Foster Dulles said today Soviet lead- era nro trying "by every act short of new war" to destroy the weakened. oconomlcK of Europe's free states. Tho Republican foreign affairs expert told the Senate lorclgn relations committee that this effort "will probably succeed unless tho United docs something to help these convalescent uhlpmfnt of o[ oil. "rnoiifch to throe or four arrived nt Mellrn Mon- day nlKhl, Mr. l.nndry mild, to onao tho Hltuivtlou cnusrd by iv luck of fuel during sub-zero weather. The uhlpmrnt from La Crossc will be dispensed only to families In dire nerd, Landry declared, such M thoafl whoso nrn sick, or vrry youtiK. But Mellon wan not tho lonn nuf- frrlnft city In Wisconsin. At Ra- cine, on npprivl from the mayor to oil d l. council Mondtiy night called by rrsolutlon for u coiiKrp.vtionnl In- quiry Into "premium prices" It sale hud brcn exacted from rPsldi-lHf for keeping thn community mip- pllpd with lupl oil for the past wi'tik, Thd protests were wlrrd to Sirmi- tor Blntnlk (D.-Mlnn.) and Senn torn Thye nnd Bull, both rt.-Mlnn. Cold Wave Leaves Death Toll of 50 Thp Associated I'rcus A brcnk appeared today In tho drvcrr cold wrnthi'r which rnvrlopwd go Inst Frldny. The taxlcnb driv- er, McSwnln said, bcciivmc suspicious after tho passenger ho had driven hnro from Memphis gave him P.B.I. Agents searched hotels for two days for Smith, who had reg- istered nt nn undisclosed hotel ns "Joe Carey." Smith, nattily dressed, told the ngrnu he had spent more thnn In high living, Includ- ing n weekend at Chicago's night iipots, since the robbery. McSwain mild ho identified his companions In the bank robbery as Tom and George RlckeU. Harry Todd, nnd a man known only ns Three were captured shortly after the rob- bery. adviser at various international conferences, and represents a party view on foreign affairs that has been .shared In the past by Gover- nor Thomas E. Dcwey of New York and chairman Arthur Vandenbcrg (Mich.) of the Senate foreign rela- tions committee. Answering those who would re- duce the nearly which It is proposed thnt the United States spend In the initial phases of the aid program, Dulles said: "I am confident that if In the: name of economy the European re-1 covery program is abandoned, or made Inadequate, that will Involve' our nation in future costs far greater than any present .saving." He said Soviet leaders "believe, that, In Europe, free institutions are (Continued on Pace M, Column 4.) FOREIGN All) mcnt as probably "Nco-Fascist1 went on the offensive in Bavaria over the weekend, attacking com- munist living quarters and beating up Communist party members. Brewers Asked to Cut Use of Grain Washington Secretary of Afiricullutre Clinton P. An- derson today asked brewers to airree voluntarily to reduce over- all use of (Trains 20 per cent dur- ing Hie remainder ol' the current grain shortiiK'C. Anderson told a meeting of brewing industry representatives that If they are unable to agree on a (frain conservation program lie will ask Congress for legisla- tion Riving him authority to re- quire a reduction. The meeting was called under provisions of the new anti-in- flation not which authorizes vol- untary industry agreements to conserve scarce Items. A committee of brewers creat- ed to draft a proposed atfrccmc-nt was a.ikcd to report later tortny. Pauley, a special assistant t Secretary of tho Army do clared "I havo never at any time in my life used any government posl ;lon, or any 'inside Information !or my personal financial gain" He made the assertions in a let' ;er to Chairman his own opinion and that was not speaking for the army de- partment. Before the hearings were reiumed. Sommitteo Chairman Tobcy before the group. But Representative Wnloott inches lonjr nnd about 32 Inches deep, all the way from Stockholm. Its contents were not disclosed. Tho package was sent by J. S. Nilsson of Stockholm. The gov- ernor said he would probably mail it to Nelson. sotans. Governor and Mrs. YoungdaM, who spent :o days on their trip over the Scandinavian countries, ar- rived at th'e Minneapolis airport Monday night to find 300 persons gathered to welcome their return. The crowd cheerd as the governor and hJs wife entered the passenger terminal. Then the chief executive Jumped to a bench and led the spectators in the University of Min- nesota's well known locomotive f; )eath of Skier Marked One of 27 Meet Casualties Chicago The 42nd Inter- national ski meet of the Norgo Ski club. In which Jimmy Hendrickson, 35-year-old former Olympic star, was killed, was "unprecedented" from the viewpoint of casualties, the club's physician said today. Dr. Gordon B. Pauley, physician for the Norge club for 17 years, said that skiers and about 15 spectators were hurt Sunday during- the meet at Fox River Grove, HI., won by Arne tTJlond of Norway. A coroner's Jury Monday returned a verdict of "accidental death" for Hendrickson of Eau Claire, Wls., who lost his balance and fell after completing n 179-foot leap. Dr. ?ftuloy said death was caused by basal skull fracture nnd brain hem- irrhage. Two skiers remained in a Chi- ago hospital today. They are Earl Mlnken of Ironwood. Mich., who uffered chest Injuries when ho urned over In mid-leap and landed n his back 149 feet down tho hill, nd BUI Young of Duluth, Minn., ho Injured his hand In a fall. Three other contestants were car- ried from tho hill on stretchers, but were released from hospitals after examination nnd treatment. Four Million Dollar Pirate Cache Sought Greencove Sprinns, Flu. Eighty-year-old G. P. Moblcy and his financial backer. Dr. H. H. Humphries, hoped today workmen will unearth a pirate cache which Mobley believed is burled here. Several chunks of yellow metal Drought to the surface Monday by the huge shovel being used In the excavation on the edge of a down- street caused considerable ex- citement. The pieces looked like bits of gold but opinion was divided. Contractor J. T. Conway who's handling the digging for Moblcy said "It's metal and it was 30 feet down." Ho gold. FEDERAL FORECASTS For Wlnona and vicinity: Snow flurries and turning colder tonight with strong northwesterly winds. Wednesday, mostly cloudy and cold. Low tonight rero In the city, to in the country; high. Wednee- day 12 to 14. Minnesota: Blizzard with strong northwesterly light snow nnd considerable blow- Ing and drifting snow tonight. Tem- peratures falling to 15-20 below northwest and five-ten below eart by Wednesday morrungr. Wed- nesday clearing and cold. Wisconsin: Considerable blowing and drifting snow north portion to- night with strong shifting winds. Snow flurries and colder tonight. Wednesday mostly cloudy and cold- LOCAL WEATHER Official for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 32; minimum, 12; noon, 32; precipitation, none; sun to- night at sun rises tomorrow at EXTENDED FORECASTS Minnesota and Wisconsin: Tem- peratures will average near seasonal normals except nbout five above normal extreme west por- tion. Normal maximum 14 north- ern Minnesota to 33 south. Nor- mal minimum six below northern Minnesota to 13 above south. Cold- er Wcdneiday, warmer Thursday and little change thereafter. Pre- cipitation will range from little or none In southwest to one-fourth Inch northern Minnesota and northern Wisconsin. Snow flurries mostly north and central portions Friday nnd Sunday. TKMPERATCHKS KLSKW11K11K Max, Mln. Prcc. BemldJI 0 Chicago Denver ............-U DCS Moines........25 Duluth 18 International Falls 6 Kansas City 50 LiOS Angeles 63 Miami 72 Paul 25 New Orleans 44 New York 22 Seattle 37 Phoenix ___ .63 Washington 28 Edmonton 42 BeRina 33 The Pas Winnipeg 1 5 12 17 5 0 26 0 71 1C 18 32 33 17 20 5 13 7 -J .04 .02 .06 .07 .23 2 .06 .16 JOt ;