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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 26, 1948, Winona, Minnesota w EATHER (nw -Ai nhl Tut.ll.7. IS COMING IW your new radio can receive It. Full Wire News Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations VOLUMK 47. NO. 286 WINONA, MINNESOTA. MONDAY EVENING. JANUARY 26. 1948 FIVE CENTS PER COPY SIXTEEN PAGES MATTER OF FACT Honesty Only ERP Policy ll.y Jnwph ami Slrwart AUop thr lilKhnr of iti" ndmiiil.'Ui'atlmi, n debute of Uif iimM far-reaching Import IH HUM- In milet process. Will HIP mil fuel.', of the wurUI stliinlKin m hint iif pUced before thr cMiniry and Hit- CotiftrrHii. with nil (he nlmoftt Ir- renistlbld weight of Hrrrrlnry M n r- authority? Or will tlw opiio- lloii to the KII- tuprnii recovery liroKrnm br ullow to hiivrlUiwiiy slifrr liii.-k nt iiiiilrrNtniulltiK of thr Tliesu lire the ill- now brlnK dU- u Krnrr In rriw HIM! coun- try, Kijunllv, ihrri1 U tmly oim WRT Id urniitp thlx of ur- Rpnrv. HPrrrtrtpy Mnnthkll muni lit rountry whitl nrr tbp tlvpn nf Amprlpun pnllpy. llerp thrrr npppnrs a rnornnly, which the American policy miifcpr.', nrp free to eonfess. Jn thp gi-pM Amprlrnn drolxloiw, from the Iirltuh lonn down to moral, huffinnlUrlnn nnd of counm oconom- ie been Klrni Hut DIP rimlly mo- for pvrry fine of Ihp.v duel- hnvr bren of pum political and "Wp dirt all these of ihr men in thp govern- nipnt remarked thp other tiny, "be- mine If wp hudu't dour them, or hud rtonp even a little los.i, thp Koi'lpts would huvp brpn nbln to rnrry out thPlr program of expan- sion and donilnatloti. If thp. Soviets rver rnrry out thplr program, wo Ahull fiir-p n Kuropp nnd Anln In but to flxht or to surrender." w An un.ronr familiar wllh prurtJcul M-orVlfir' nt Cnngrfm mint rrrtllir. jtrpul prrnimtlfr. Vet thr.v recommended resettlement of Euro pean displaced persons in Minne sola us a means of solving "i employment; problem fo farmers." The solon wrote a letter to Gov- ernor Luther W. Youngdahl com- mending him for his efforts In lending a movement In the Mid- west to bring D.P.'s to America, and added: "Your Minnesota program for the nnUlntncnl, of ICurnpr.iin itlKplnoRC pornonK IIIIK cnpUired l.he attention ol people throughout the country.' Abandoned Homes Available linger) Informed the chief execu- tive that "There arc quite a number of abandoned farm homes and farm buildings throughout northern Min- nesota and North Dakota which can be to house nn.v number of displaced persons or married cou- ples." During recent weeks, Hagon said, he has received letters from farmers In northwestern Minnesota who de- to get help on their farms. "Many of them nsk me lo support the program of bringing over a number of displaced Ha- gcn assorted, "stating thnt they would lllcp. to hnvc one or two of these people to help them on their farms. "The employment problem Tor farmers is presently a serious one nnd unless we can get additional help on the farms, food production, which is so badly needed in the world today, will be greatly re- Nine-Billion-Dollar Outlay To Develop Synthetic Oil, Gasoline Asked by Krug Wash in JT ton A outl.iy over the next five to ten years to produce .synthetic oil nnd gAsollnc. on a commercial wan proposed to Congress today by Secretary of the Interior Julius A. Knig, With winter-accentuated petroleum shortages sharpening; his words, Krug said in a formal report "It is clear now thnt the United States cannot rely exclusively on petroleum to supply nil future re- quirements for liquid fuels nnd re- nted products." The nation, he commented, al- ready "is squeezed between incrcas- ng demand and decreasing pro- ducUvn capacity." And If the In- ernatlonnl trend toward mechaniz- ed economies continues "the pro- portion of the oil available o thi: Unlt.rd Btnl.en miiy diminish he said. But setting up a synthetic fuel nduxtry, Krug said, "Is far too large n operation and requires too much ime to undertaken under cmerg- ncy or war conditions." The cabinet officer's report said hat to produce roughly arrels of oil day, which is less Man 40 per cent of the" country's] resent daily consumption, "would squire about tons o U-.c) and the expenditure of around Visualizing the program an tci the magnitude of the syn ictlc rubber program developed urlng t.hc war, Krug added: "It should be undertaken now Cow Drinks Beer, Sets New Record As Milk Producer London nridre Birch, a bcer-drinklnjr Frlesian cow, In the blgiroit milk pro- ducer, her owner says. K, A. I'lemon or Moortown farm, Klnrwood, that on a diet Incliifllnr a half gallon nf Nlmil a clay, Ilrldirr Birch pmimlN of milk for 3Z9 days rliilrd Sunday nielli. Plrr- xon said the record for 305 days, held by an American Holileln Frlenlan, Oil Supply House Group Reports Immediate Action In Halting Urged duccd." Governor Elated lllnck shown area rocked bj earthquake. Sail Says Labor Control Bill Working Well Mliiiiciipollx Senator Jos- ph H. Ball (R.-Mlnn.) told mcm- crs of the University of Minnesota .cpubllcun club today that major I'ovlnlonx of the Taft-Hnrtlcy la- for siiKnr, rum nnd'coprn exportfl.'boi' IICL are-working as well, or bet- Is ttlrllmi miles thnn Congrc.-w iintlclputed. Manila. RuoullR, Ball snid. have proved Tho public works department in that labor's fear the law would Kmlurp until thp Iml muntpiil, whrii M-erpliiry liutl In rniikr tlir HniiHp of flpih rrepp with Snvlrl tmrrnr tnlen, The workpil. The Idiin pusxed In iv mood of hyntrru. (tut If tmd lippn prenrnlPil In lumpily nt Hir- ti.irl, HIP Innn puiilrl hnvn In n tnnnil (if elpnf liitiillni of Aiiiprleiin Inlprrnln. In Mirirl, uluil li now proposed not in cry "wnir." I.i rnther ii'.'.erted by the opponents of Whin K proposed Is simply for SniTtiiry Mnrshnll lo ninke n full. clfnr. pllilli .ilntefilrtlt of fnct.n. Which only be o! Hitr nlnriiiiiiic because the .iitimtloii lire In- '.e lulvocate Mils course Mnnlln .said e.ttlmntc.i of dnmnge were, Incomplete, but would certainly exceed In nreit.i diwitHtntud by n ClirlHtinii-i typhooi which ontwncl Dl one- third nf them on motor- nhlp, Khm. nipN While lulling dobrln from mujor bulltl- IIIKH ciiunpd most of the disunities Onu innn dlocl us he knelt In prayer In n church In Allmodlnn, Hollo xuburb; and nn Amerlcnn and four reported crushed by fulling on n downtown street. Four men wero burled In the, col- of n sIx-Htory cnthnclrnl belfry three, iwiiuirlitii old, but rescuers dug them otit nllvo nftcr dvo hours' frantic work. Of four ndclltlonnl fatnlltles rc- portrtl. ono wns a 12-year-old youth ciuighl iiAlcop In tho wings of the piirliiilly-dumollshccl Oton cnthc- clrnl. A 34-ycnr old laborer wns ;u.uiit Ihiil II hu.'i nn[ been the another. crushed to death when nn electric llKhl post toppled Into his house. At Him Miguel, ono policeman was burled nllve, and nt Cnpln, oxcavri- UOMK wero made for tho body of cause n new outburst of Industrial strife and strikes are unfounded. With tin- exception of the typo- graphical Htrlki! In the Chicago area, hundreds comfortably or thousands sat behind Third nnd Fourth street office windows while the 50-odd colorful units exhibited the winter carnival spirit. Office Windows Lined The crowd was estimated official- ly at although one estimate a parade It at Office windows were lined along the entire parade route. Fifteen people were In one office nnd 20 were peering through the two win- dows In another office. One group insisted on a bird's Governor Youngdahl said today he was "clnted" over results of survey Just; made public by Rollo Bergcson, Iowa secretary at state who Js chairman of 6he Iowa' com- mittee on resettlement ot displaced persons. The survey, made by clergymen farm leaders and labor, showed that Iowa can absorb Immediately about displaced persons from Europe. Results of a survey being madi by the Minnesota commission for resettlement of displaced persons, created by Governor Youngdahl, were expected to be made public within the next two weeks, accord- Ing to Dr. T. P. Gulllxson of St. Paul, commission chairman. Returns from questionnaires dis- tributed .throughout the state are "still coming Dr. Gulllxson said. Truman Budget Called Styles Bridge (R.-N. H.) declared today that President Truman sent Con- gress a "phoney budget" covering the foreign aid program. i The New Hampshire lawmaker hen the country Is at peace and ompleted over a of live to n years." Krug made his proposal on the asls of a lengthy report outllnlni hat already has been occompllsliec i the field of synthetic fuel re- nJready done search. Besides the work with oil shale and coal, Krug re- ported that an Ingredient found Jn corn cobs can be converted Into ft type of sugar and subsequently fermented Into liquid fuels. Secretary of Agricultrt Clinton P. Anderson has asked Congress Tor authority to utilize a war plant at Muscfttlne, Iowa, for commercial scale experiments In using agri- cultural products for fuel. Beloit Youths to Face Charges in Death of Driver Belolt, Two 16-year- old youths described us "young hoodlums" of a 'teen aged gang were to be arraigned in municipal court today for the fatal shooting of a taxlcab driver early Sunday. District Attorney Robert Daniel declared the youths, both of whom have Juvenile court rocerds, had made signed statements admitting Six Persons Die In Wisconsin Auto Mishaps By The Axuoclated Fran Six persons were killed in Wis- consin accidents and two victims of mishaps died In Minnesota over An bnn on nil of. petroleum products was recommended todiiy by the House Jnterstatc comracrce com- mittee. Tlic action in ueco.v5.iry, the com- mittee to the House, be- cause of too optimistic of supplies, the wcnUicr, gravity of the outlook In oil mip- pllcs in Uic event of ft war emers- cncy." Tlie committee recommended the .weekend. Thomas Porter, ten, wai fatally Injured late Saturday In n. grade crossing accident in St. Cloud in- volving a car driven by his-step- brother, Robert Randall, 25, and a Great Northern passenger train. Randall was critically Injured, In Wadcna. Ralph Pream, 27, died in a hospital Saturday from bums suffered January S. In OttcrtalJ, In an explosion that occurred n.t he nnd a companion tried to thaw out a frozen radiator. In Wisconsin, Katherlne Oron- auskl, 19, a Mount Mary College student In Milwaukee, and her fiance, William Humphreys, also IB, of Eugene Ore., were killed early Sunday when their car hit a culvert on highway 6S about 11 miles north of Fond du Lac, Humphreys was a University of Wisconsin student. They were en route to Two Rivers where her father, John, Is a teacher. William J. Krccklow, 28. of White- water, and Marlon Berg, 19, route wo, North Atkinson, were Injured 'atally Sunday when their auto- nobile left highway 59 about two miles east of Whitewater and struck i tree. William J. Wolfe. 22, route hrce, Jefferson, was Injured eerl- >usly Jn the crash. The three had .ttended a dance at Palmyra. Hiram Olson, of Cottage Grove, 1. Eni'ller for curtnll- K Uir? unc of oil In KOVCnimcnl UP cnrrlrd out. 2. No further foreign petroleum commitments be made pending it review of dCRree of confidence which we Justmnbly may have in imports and foreign reserves." 3. Nt-w funds rmd nutliorlty (.lie Interior depnrtment for nccelernUon of the prORmm for de- vcloplnK oil from coftl and ConBre-w create a Joint com- mittee to formulate a national fuel policy. The committee hns been studying the petroleum situation. It said ex- ports of distillate and residual oils continue and "the situation Is now so (frnve thnt stopped completely until it determined whctlier further ex- port-; arc damaging to the economy of this country." Stassen to Fight Taft in Ohio But NotDeweyinN.Y. Wtuhlnrton The decision Of Harold E. Stassen to take on Sen- ator Robert A. Taft In the Ohloan't home state in a May 4. primary to national convention dele- gates round Taft supporters ready today to force an even, earlier of sentiment lor the Republican presidential nomination. They disclosed1 plans to make an all-out race in Tnft's behalr in April 13 Nebraska free-for-all pri- mary. That test comes three weeks ahead of the Ohio balloting whicn Stassen announced he will enter. Taft himself was silent on Nebraska development, but he left' no doubt that he welcomes the competition on his own grounds where, he insists, Stassen "has no chance for success." The former Minnesota, governor said in his weekend announcement Wls., was killed Saturday night he lias a high regard for a two-car collision on highways 121 and would have preferred the test and 18 near Madison. William Golden, 18, of Wrights town, died early today at a Green Bay hospital of injuries incurred earlier near his home town when That group climbed otop the J. C, Penney Company building. As the parade moved along the nn unusually large float, piled ligh with colorful plastic materials, muiilly received the most ah's, and when the three Judges released heir findings about 4 p. m, Satur- day, they agreed with the crowd hat the Boland Manufacturing Uompnn.v float wn.i the best of the of. nnd deserved the first prlac. Other Judging rrmills: FLOATS 2. Neville's The Continental, J75. 3. Arnlc's Bar A Dinette, Honorable p. A, Krauve told reporters the Presidential bud- get "covers up" He talked with them immediately after rye view despite the brisk weather, a meeting of the conference of al the imUon, he nnld. Bull snld thu Semite's watchdog coininlll.ri! hns beuii mukliiK a close Htudy of re.sultK of the new law with n view to amending It as "kinks" develop In Its administra- tion. 16 Flee St. Paul Fire SI. I'nul Sixteen person. IncliidlnK six children were forced to flee Into below zero wcnthui early today by fire in their living quarters nt 890 Payne avenue. Mrs. William Murray, Jr., asleep 11 living quarters nt the rear of a sporting goods shop in the first floor, smelted smoke nbout 4 n. m WJmmit Coinpiin.v, Urnwery, Thp. Oiilts, Wln- Arro Service Company, Wlnona Beve: ge pnirtlep of Atilerlenri luiniiev. fun they out thnt n'l- imnmii I'lirlininriit is much more Hollo fishermen tokl of a tidal wave which swept the shortly after tho Initial shock and ancl roused three families living on the second floor. Damage was esti- mated at riTcnt iniiKiilfk-riil .npeech lo UKU to their nshpond corrnls, f'luiintnriit wns n.i .HlroiiK nnd n.s roiiUI be wished And thry IU-KIIP fliuilly thnt It Is ii'.ulpmcK-riitlr in ConicrrM for dprisiuim without cxplnlnlnK Hi' rricKiii.1: for tlio.ip drclslonx, Kvcnf, M-rin likely to eonfront relnry. MnrMinll wllh it choice ln-iwern iidopllon of theory, or -KM-plntice or n united Six Persons Injured When Train Jumps Track Jamestown, N. Six pcr- cnUAflci nn wnr" none critically, when the lust car of the Eric rnll- Locomotive Freight Train Near Elkhorn NprlnKflclil, Two Mll- wnukitD road trtilnmcn escaped Kf- rlous injury Stmdny when they Icnprd from tho cnb of n locomo- tive n tew momenta before It rd Into thn rear of n mollotxlcss freight train hero. rond's Chlcngo to Now York city Lake City Express Jumped the tracks, struck two freight cars and overturned Sunday night about 12 miles west of here. M, J. McFadden of Mendvlllc, trainmaster of the road's, Mcadvlllc division, said early today a preliminary Investigation led him to believe the accident was caused by burned Journal. and R, Cnnr Com- pany. UNITS .1. Marine corps unit, ?25. 2. Veterans of Foreign Wars unll, 3. of Pocahonlas, 110, COMIC UNITS 1. Paul Drazkowskl, S15. 1, Hot Fish shop, .7. Fountain hotel, Fountain CUy, DECORATED SCOOTER 1. Stanley o wskl Jr., J7. Republican senators. He said he had called attention of the confer- ence "to the phoney budget set up as far as foreign aid is concerned." Bridges Is chairman of the Senate appropriations committee which will pass on actual appropriations for the so-called Marshall European re- covery program if Congress votes for the United States to undertake the huge aid program. Operators of Alleged Murder Mill Charged municipal prose- cutor filed murder charges today ngnlnst Ml', uncl Mrs. Takeshi Slhl- Icnwn, operators or im alleged Infant murder mill which Detective Chief MiLsuru Tokunnga snid 85 killing Ernest (Slim) Bradley, 36.1 the car In which he was riding n a robbery attempt. He said that "because of the ee- struck loose snow and overturned. rlousncss would be of the brought both into criminal rather than juvenile court. Daniel declared that Harold Steinbnck had admitted firing n shot into Bradley's head and that he would be charged with murder. He said Richard Rhelnschmidt. whom he described as a "kid scared to death" nt what hnd happened, "would be charged with an attempt to commit felony." babies had perished. Kokoda Ahead in Mississippi Race St. Lou In The Atcnm-powcrcd towboat Kokoda IN breaking u path .hrough heavy ice In the Mississippi river 22 miles below Cape Girar- deau, Mo. The Kokoda, pushing two of its four barges, was about, 170 miles ahead of the Diesel-pow- Helena Sunday In their nice rom New Orleans, Ln. The Koko- da's two other barges were tied up U. S. Congressman Stricken at Sea New York Representative J. PRrnell Thomas (R.-N. J.) stricken seriously 111 at sea, was being rushed to Cristobal, Panama today aboard the SS Ancon. An army bomber kits of blood plas- ma alongside the ship Sunday night jut Captain David Swinson. the mas- ter, radioed the ilnne crew that it was decided not to stop the ship to pick it up. Bad weather ni- dropped two I about Cape Oirnrdcnu. The loud One of the dead was half-iwns split to help' get through the white, Tokunagu ruporled. lice. 55. Great Britain Doesn't Plan To Devalue Pound Sterling London Sir Stafford Cripps declared today Britain docs not contemplate devaluing: the pound despite French action in ready hnd the ship. Dispatches from the Panama line .steamer said the to come in some other state. Stassen added, "The differ- ences between us on both foreign and domestic policy represent the major issues within tho Republican party and before the country. Jt is important that the people have an opportunity to express their vlewi upon these policies prior to the na- tional convention next June." Along with his announcement he will enter the Ohio race, the Minnesotan said he will not "con- sent to the filing" of a slate of dele- gates in New York In opposition to Governor Thomas E. Dcwey. Four Gunmen Take Chicago Safe, gunmen, their faces masked with handkerchiefs and stockings, today took a safe containing from Barney'i Market club, a restaurant at 741 iVcst Randolph street. Weather FEDERAL FORECASTS Wlnona nnd vicinity: Generally air and colder tonight: lowest Jn the city, In the country. Tuesday mostly cloudy and contln- ___ ucd cold: highest 12. ship's doctor Parncll fair through talivcly had diagnosed the except for a few snow old congressman's illness as "mas- flurries north portion this after- isive gastrointestinal noon nnd southeast portion to- The parade, scheduled to move: cutting the value of the franc. off at p. m., got started after some difficulties about a half-hour late. The Milwaukee train, bring- ing the St. Paul winter cnrntva king and queen, was about a half- rtour late. Scheduled to arrive In Wlnona nt p. m. the train didn't pull into the station untl. about p, m. Once the St. Paul king and queen had changed to their carnival clothes, Parade Marshal John W, Dugan held the parade ten more nlnutcs awaiting the arrival of the Fnrwcll, Ozmun Kirk and Company drum corps from St. Paul. Its bus blew a tire in Lake City. But once the parade had moved )ff the units kept coming In regu- ar procession. Only hitch along the oute was a burst water Main at East Third and Franklin streets, Part of the street was floode'd with (Continued on Page 10, Column 5) PARADE "We do not believe that this will be rendered necessary or ad- the chancellor of the exchequer advised the House of Commons, Earlier government se- curities had dipped on the stock ex- change, reflecting investors' fears that Prance's action will damage the pound sterling. France had overridden objections of both Britain and the Interna- tional monetary fund in revaluing her money. The devaluation gave French manufacturers a chance io cut their prices as much as one- half in world markets and con- sequently threntcned British mar- kets abroad Sir Stafford did not disclose what steps would be taken to protect the pound. Consultations are continuing with ;he French, he disclosed. The devaluation amounts to about :4 per cent for French exports. They now will Ret many more "rancs for their dollars than they have been getting. Up to midnight, the franc wn.< officially quoted at 119 to The new rate is 214 to but exporters will be able to realize even more than that. The Paris stock market as a whole was calm today. French govern- ment bonds, gold and free curren- cies showed declines. Many French Industrial and International stocks were higher. In London investors rushed to "get into gold." The demand forced up the prices of South African gold shares. These shares also opened strong on the Capetown market, indicating a belief that, sooner or later, the pound must be cheaper, It is now officially worth but has sold down to J2.50 in uncon- trolled markets. or bleeding in the stomach. Thomas, chairman of the House un-American activities committee, left here Wednesday with Mrs. Thomas. While he did not announce the purpose of his trip, there has been discussion in Washington of alleged subversive activities in the Canal Zone. The Ancon was expected lo ar- rive at Cristobal there late this afternoon. New Discovery in Tooth Decay Found San Francisco Two dental researchers reported today they had succeeded in producing, for the first time on record, decay of a tooth n a test tube, and that the results may help solve the mystery of this nost widespread of diseases. Significantly, the experimenters said, the decay organisms grew and ittncked the tooth in a solution hat contained only traces of sugar or stnrch, and in n slightly alklaine rather than an acid environment. This runs counter to a widespread cicntlflc belief that tooth decay Bemidji 8 Chicago ..........25 Denver ...........20 Des Moines.......39 Duluth 12 International Falls 9 Kansas City 30 Los Angeles...... 58 Miami 77 Minnenpolis-St. Paul 15 New Orleans .......45 rganisms, in the mouth at York 28 9 6 S 8 17 51 63 7 38 16 o their most damaging work in thelSeattle 49 31 presence of acid formed by theiphoenix 78 42 ireakdown of sugar or starch in the (Washington .......24 6 HeL Winnipeg o f A night. Severe cold. Lowest tonight ranging from 20-30 below north to 1-25 below most of south portion. fair tonight and Tuesday except, for a few snow flurries in north-portion tonight and in extreme Colder tonight. Vci-y cold Tuesday night. LOCAL WEATUER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at noon Sunday: Maximum, 17; minimum, 2; noon. 17: precipitation, none. Official observations for the 24 hours ending at noon today: Maximum, 20; minimum, noon, 4; precipitation, .01: sun sets tonight at sun rises tomorrow at TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max. Alin. Prec. .01 .02 .01 .01 .03 ;