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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 5, 1947, Winona, Minnesota w EATHER And cooler DAYS Blneo WJnont nwlmutnr Pool Ennbllnr Act Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations VOLUME 47, NO. 117 W1NONA. MINNESOTA, SATURDAY EVENING, JULY 5, 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY FOURTEEN PAGES Holiday Death Toll Already Over 250 Russ Asked To Reconsider By Hundreds Across Continent Aid Offer Bevin Warns Soviet 'Not to Provoke' Western World and Prance have sent new notes to Russia ex- pressing the hope that the Soviel decision to boycott the Marshal! plan Js "not n foreign office spokesman wild today. The disclosure of the new at- tempt "to Include Russlti in the pro- pram for rebuilding Europe came less than 24 hours after British Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin warned Russia not to "provoke' the western world. The spokesman siiid Britain had handed hrr note yesterday to Georgl Zambin, Soviet ambassador In London, for transmission to his Kowcmment, and that France had Klven a similar communication to Alexandra Bogomolov, Russian am- bassador in Paris. 24-Xatlon Conference The new notes were dispatched while European nations studied British-French invitations to a 24- nation conference, in Paris, which will Ret down to work July 15 on n plan for on integrated European economy with American financial assistance. Bevtn's warning to Russia, was contained In a speech last night at on Independence day dinner of the American, society in London, nt which he asserted that regardless of Britain's desire for pence, others "can carry provocation too far." At one point in the address he said "I love the Russian Five Accept Foreign Minister Georges Bldnult o: France Is expected here next week to discuss with Bcvln further inspects of the Marshall proposal, Mysterious Flying Discs Sighted Uy The Amioclated Prewi of perwni throufh- out (he Weit told today of lee- Ing mysterious while mattered observers elsewhere In the country xald that the bright, naucer-llke zipped hljrh over them In the Independence day sky. From Idaho, Oregon. Washing- ton and California in the Far West, Louisiana In the Sooth, Michigan in the Midwest, Penn- sylvania In the Eact and Can- ada'x coast Prince Edward Island came of the strange objects flrxt reported over Washington state June 25 by Kenneth Arnold of Boise, Idaho. Both ground and aerial ob- Ncrvcrx told of seeing the Karly In the afternoon Portland, Ore., police, swamped with calls, luxucd an and with- in minutes two patrol cars radioed reports that they were watching the discs. Observers said they were cer- tain they were not the 24 P-80 jet planes which were high over that city yesterday. At p. m, a group of pic- nickers at Twin Falls, Idaho, aa.ld they daw discs going west. A few minutes later another group was seen and at a, third group of the total number was estimated at about seen also speed- Ing west. Nearly 60 persons were in the observing group, At 7 p. m., George Astor of Spokane, Wash., said .a group of 200 persons observed one disc circle' for 30 minutes at Hauser lake, Idaho, before it zoomed upward and disap- peared. The entire crew of a United air lines plane said they saw the discs "like a pancake' standing on end" eight min- utes after taking off from Boise at p, m., and kept them in sight for 12 minutes. Yeoman Frank Kyman of the Seattle coast guard photograph- ed a It appeared In the negative only as a pinpoint of light. And for the first time, re- ports came from the East. Something round with a lumin- ous halo was sighted over Phila- delphia, but Dr. M. K. Lcisy said It appeared to be going only at about the speed of the wind blown clouds. From Sumiuerslde, Canada, on Prince Edward island, came re- ports of the discs. One was said said to be moving south and another southeast. Nearly all of the observers agreed that the ever they might round, flat and shiny. How big they were remained uncertain. J.M.W. Policy Seven Injured in Head-on Unit Meeting to Crash Near Elk Creek, Wis. Ratify Contract By Sterling F. Green Washington The Unite Workers policy commute nects today to ratify a contract wit orthcrn mine owners which wi the foreign nouneed. office spokesman an-, A Rome dispatch said the Italian foreign ministry had accepted with _. pleasure a. British-French invita- tion to attend a- conference on. the Marshall plan. Greece, Portugal, the Netherlands and Denmark also hove accepted or have indicated thry will accept. Statements from other capitals pave reason for be- lief that five Turkey, Bcl- Switzerland, Eire and Ice- land also would attend. More Relief for Small Taxpayers Urged by Hatch Senator Hatch fD.-N. M.) sold today enactment of a tax reduction bill at this session of Congress could be "insured" by providing greater relief for smai: taxpayers well n.s u January 1 1948, effective date. The House ways and means com- mittee has approved a second edi- tion of the tax cut measure vetoed by President Tru- man. The only change is to make the effective date next January 1 Instead of July 1 this year. A House vote Is expected about Tuesday, with thr Senate acting later next week, Chairman Knutson (R.-Mlnn.) of the House committee says indica- tions are "We have the fight wan. Original Bill Held Weak Taking note of efforts to line up enough Senate votes to make cer- tain that the bill could be enacted over a possible second veto. Hatch told reporters: "The current talk of a new tax bill to be effective in January, 1048 la-stead, of July this year, which would ovoid the loss of taxes, the assure a year's digging in 40 pi cnt of the country's coal pits. Southern operators, source of an other 25 per cent of the coal outpu waited to sec the full contrac terms before deciding whether t buy peace at the same price. Their miners will not return work next Tuesday, when the Indus try-wide, ten-day vacation ends, i a contract is lacking. Still to be heard from were west crn and midwestcm producers. The were expected, however, to fall in line with the tentative northern agreement. It Rives the John L Lewis union a 44 W-cent basic hourl, wage boost. For the public, the contract means a new price boost in cool. TJ.M.W officials guessed It at 67 cents; operators gald up to and in some mines perhaps more. Members of the Southern Coal Operators association "don't like one member of that group said afte: a meeting yesterday, and some fee that the northern contingent Is "giving the Industry to' Lewis." But they arranged to meet again today to read the final northern terms and ask a vote on acceptance Federal labor officials said they saw no prospect. In the light o: U.M.W.'s past bargaining policy, that Lewis would grant more favorable terms to the southern operators than the 'northern contingent. Wisconsin Cheese to Be Sent to Lions Meet Weyauweca, one-ounce packages of aged Wiscon- sin cheese are slated for shipment to the West coast for distribution at the July 28-31 convention of Lions International at Sin Francisco, George H. Dobbins, past director said today. Dobbins said the cheese plan had been worked out by Wisconsin Lions clubs and Milton Button, head of the Wisconsin department of agri- culture. of refunds and other com- plications which were involved In trir bill the Prc.sldi-nt vetoed, ap- pears to br n frank admission of weakness In thu original bill. 'Veto Sound' "It is also a confession of the soundness of the presidential veto, Such frankness on the part of the majority party is commendable. "If. however, n genuine tax re- duction program is desired, not a mere political advantage, one fur- ther step could well bo added to the new of providing ade- quate relief to the small for Instance, the enlargement of I persona] exemptions such as con- tained in the amendment by Sen- ator Lucas (D.-ID.) to the original bill. "Such a provision, with the new effective date, would in my opinion Insure a tax bill at this session of Congress." The Lucas amendment to which Librarians Elect Minnesota Man San Francisco Everett Weir McDIarmld, University of Minnesota librarian, was Installed as vice-president of the American! Library association at the closing session of the annual convention of the association here Friday. Whitehall, Wis, Seven persons were injured in a head-on auto collision Thursday night on Highway 93 one mile south of Elk Creek. Six of them were in Whitehall Community hospital. A car driven by Harold M. Remmen, Minneapolis, overturned in a dry run off the highway after colliding with a car owned by Chris Ivcrson of Blair and driven by his son, Helmer. Mr. Kemmen suffered a fractured left collar bone and in- ternal injuries. Others in the car in- lured were Mrs. Remmen, scalp lac- erations and slight concussion; Verne Remmer, five, -bruises; Car- sten Peterson of Willlston, N. D, concussion and back lacerations virs, Peterson, head and leg cuts Peterson, 13, bruises, and possible internal injuries, and Ger- ald Peterson, 11, under observation 'or internal injuries. Chris Iverson received cuts about the head bu was not hospitalized. Can Wrecked Henry f. Theurer, traffic; offl- :er of Arcadia, mid Helmer Iverson will ba .called In Monday for ques- tioning.' Theurer ilald 'both cars wero wrecked. The Remmen-vehicle wont 00 foot after the -accident and plunged down ft 13-foot culvert one verturned. Passengers were unable to extricate themselves until aided y Joseph Sluga, farmer nearby. In another accident Friday eve- ing, a car owned and driven by Hubert.Hansen, Arcadia, went Into cornfield after colliding on high- way 93 with a .pickup truck driven y C. B. Peterson of WhltcnaU. Hanson's wllo was tinder doctor's are. for possible internal injuries, Theurer said an Investigation had ccn scheduled for Tuesday.' A car driven by Edward Shaw, 20, f 980 East Fifth street, Wuiono, olng west toward Centcrvlllo on highway 54, .left the "road last night nd overturned in a slough. Neither he youth nor a passenger was in- ured. Dewey Goes West Qn Tour En Route West With Dcwcy Governor Thomas E. Dewey of New York sped west today on a tour widely construed in political circles as the first major phase of a backstage campaign to clinch the 1948 Republican-presi- dential nomination, The announced purposes of th foiusweek jaunt are to visit the par ents of Mrs. Dewey and the gover nor's attend the goycruots conference at Salt Lake" city am provide some sight-seeing for th Dewey .boys. But underneath the surface a campaign atmosphere per- vades, despite attempts of Dewey and aides to pin a nonpolltical 1abe on the trip. Although national polls show him heading the list of favorites for the G.O.P. presidential nomination Dewey is maintaining his usua: rigid silence concerning 1848. He is iot expected formally to declare himself a candidate. He followed the same course in 1944 before the party Truman Flays Russ Stand on Marshall Plan Calls for End to 'Organized in July 4 Talk Charlottesvllle, Presi- dent Truman today waited world reaction to his Independence day address denouncing as "folly" Rus- sia's stand against a proposal for a joint European recovery plan. Close associates said they believe Mr. Truman clings to the hope that the Soviet Union may yet decide to go along with the suggestion by Secretary of State George Marshall despite the breakup of a preliminary conference in Paris. Speaking to a holiday crowd at I Monticello, the home of Thomas Jef- ferson, Mr. Truman yesterday sharp- ly denounced Russia's argument that the Marshall plan would mean the surrender of self-determination for nations of Europe. "This is as he said, "as the refusal of'a man to enter a profitable business partnership on the ground that it would" involve interference in his private affairs.' At no point did he mention Rus- sia by name, but the target of his remarks was obvious. 'No-More He called for an end to "organized mistrust" which he said leads the (world's people away from "peace and unity'." He said there should be no more This Spectacular Fire, which gutted n five-story milling section of the giant Gwinn Milling Company, Columbus, Ohio, caused dam- age estimated at It was the second flre in less than two years there. That part of the building still standing above the sec- ond floor to the right- later crashed inward. (A.P. Wirephoto.) nominated him for President. Art. Peron Health flay Shorten Tour Juan D. Peron ,ld in an interview today she had een suffering from grippe as well fatigue on her tour of Spain and aly nnd that plans for the rest of or European trip depended entirely pon her health. Shattuck Given Honor School Rating Faribault, Minn. For the 40th time, Shattuck school has been designated an honor school by the War department, Dr. Donald Hen- nlriK, rector of the school, said tociny. The rating is based on in- spection by three regular army ofifccrs in May. uly Corn Hits Nfew Peak on Chicago Market Chicago July corn climbed to another all-time peak of a bushel today on the Board of Trade, com- pared with reached Xhuraday. Short covering encountered light offerings in the July contract. Bullish influences in- cluded unfavorable weather and outlook in parts of the, corn belt, and a private forecast for a crop about bushels below loot year's harvest. "propaganda attacks upon other na- tions" arid suggested that after two world wars nil countries should ap- preciate "the folly of a nationalism so extreme as to block economic planning among nations for peace- ful reconstruction." A few hours after Mr. Truman spoke, British Foreign Secretary Er- nest Bcvln declared in London that Russia may find "that you can carry provocation too far." "America and Bevin said n an address before the American society, "will continue to think The British and French have in- vited 22 smaller European nations Americans Urged to Guard Liberty in Holiday Talks By The Associated Ptcss Americans the world over celebrated the 171st anniversary o the nation's birth yesterday, joined by wellwishers of Uncle Sam at Fourth of July observances in a number of nations. Patriotic gatherings and special holiday sports events drew crowds of millions yesterday and last night. Warnings to Americans not to take their liberties too much for granted, and to be ever on guard against their loss in a world of unrest were the keynote of many Independence day addresses. President Truman, speaking at Monticello. the home of Thomas despite Russia's decision to' hold aloof. 'Mr. 'Truman.' said one requisite for peace is for "nil the nations and nil people" to "break down the artificial barriers that separate He appealed for free flow of knowledge and ideas that alone can lead to a harmonious world" and added: "Unfortunately a number of countries maintain barriers against ;he flow of information and ideas into, or out of, their territories." He said some of them, "behind barriers of their own' give their citizens "carefully selected or' distorted versions of the facts about; other Today Mr. Truman enjoyed the uxury of in this historic countryside. .Word came from the 210-acre state of his weekend host, Stanley State department pro- ocol officer, that the chief executive ntends to "take it easy" until he eturns to Washington by automo- bile tomorrow. argcst battleship afloat, repulsed a OeSoto Infant Asks Congressman for Diapers Washington A week-old baby, Judy Kay Orman of De Soto, (Vernon county) Wis., "wrote" Rep- resentative Stevenson (K.-Wis.) that she couldn't find any baby would he help her. So Stevenson took the House floor yesterday to: "Beseech all members of Con- gress, manufacturers and _____, ment agencies to get some baby j hall'of arr'ows canoe-load panties to De Soto for little Judy Of war-painted Indians who later for a11 othcr little bables wade a friendly Independence day In the third district of Churchill Member of Revolutionary Society Hartford, Conn. Winston ihurchill, Britain's wartime prime minister, today was the first En- jlishman to have been voted a mem- Jership in the Connecticut chapter, Society of the Cincinnati, The or- ganization is composed of descend- ants of officers in the American army which fought England in the [revolutionary war. Churchill's great great grand- father on his mother's side was Lieutenant Reuben Murray of Ouilford. who fought in Colonel Charles Burrall's Connecticut con- tinental regiment. for Defeat London British For- eign Secretary Ernert Fourth of July message to Americans: "Xluink you for defeating ux, producing as a result the derful United States of Amer- ica." Be got oft this jocular re- mark on the American Revolu- tion yesterday at a dinner he said was "to celebrate your victory and our U. S. Ambassador Lewis W. Douglas presided. "You have your revolution, your Bunker Hill and your Bcvln added, "but nothing will separate us now, whatever they He didn't say who "they" were. Jefferson who led In drafting the Declaration of Independence, said Russia's stand against the proposal! Ex-King Carol Reported to Have Wed Lupescu Rio De Janeiro Former King Carol of Romania and Mme Elena Lupescu, his- companion for 23 years in both reign and. exile were married. Thursday, a member of the household said today. Mmc. Ernesto Udrcanu, of Carol's secretary, said the cere- mony was performed at their Hotel Copacabana palace suite. The newspaper 'O Globo said Mme. Lupescu was very ill. She has been ailing at various times since she and Carol escaped dra- matically from Bucharest in Sep- tember, 1940. Floods Isolate Grand Tower, III. Grand Tower. 111. W) This 11 Dead in Minnesota, Wisconsin 103 Drownings Lead Causes of Violent Weekend Fatalities By The Associated Press More than 250 persons lost their lives iu violent accidents yesterday and early today as generally fair throughout the country lured millions to Fourth of July Holiday events, with Minnesota and Wisconsin contributing 11 fatalities to the total. Of the 253 violent deaths record- ed from G p. m. Thursday until to- daj> four resulted from fireworks, brownings and traffic accidents ac- counted for most of the fatalities, with 103 persons drowned and 93 killed in highway mishaps. Others were killed violently from miscel- laneous causes, including several in plane crashes. Six Minnesotans were killed as the extended Fourth, of July holiday got under way, with but one of the deaths directly attributable to the holiday. Patrick Blair, two-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph E. Blair o' St. Paul, drowned in Martin's lake, near Wyoming, after wandering away from the family. Two of the deaths were caused by the tornado which ripped through, the upper Red River valley of Min- nesota and North Dakota, taking a total of 11 lives, eight of them in. North Dakota and one in Canada. An unexplained explosion, of a gas water heater took the lives of Mrs. Lewis Lngerstrom, 23, and her brother, Don Siebert, 31, at Inter- national Falls. At Fairmont four-year-old Robert 3ailey died in a hospital Friday from burns suffered a day earlier vhcn lie was helping an uncle build a fire for a picnic supper. He was the son of Dr. and Mrs, Robert Bailey of Fairmont. May Have Drowned In addition, it was reported that James Pierson of Deephavera, Minru and Martin Anderson. 20, of Fer- tile, Minn., and their guide, drowri- ed Thursday while on a fishing trip 311 Lake Kiplgoo. This report bad iot been confirmed, however. Mr. and Mrs. John Taylor, farm. ouplc living near Manknto. today in Esthervllle. Iowa, hospital critical condition as a result of an utomobilc mishap four miles south f Armstrong, Iowa, Friday. Five persons were killed in accl- ents in Wisconsin an airplane the state rent through the first day of a hree-day Fourth of July holiday. Two Indiana men, Martin Schol- oltcr, pilot, and August Lehman, r., 39, the passenger, were killed n the pliine crash near Wntcrtown, Lehman, from Lnportc, was cn- oute to surprise Ills mother on her Continued on Paire 9, Column 8.) HOLIDAY DEATHS for a Joint European recovery planjhistory, southern Illinois river town was completely isolated today by the worst flood in its flood-studded Weather "folly." Eisenhower Plan Indians Attack Ship, Present Totem Pole twr'd wortd war" Army Chief of Staff General Dwight D. Elsenhower told a crowd at Vicksburg, Miss., that "humanity suffer the Gethsemane of a gesture by presenting Captain T. M. Stokes with a totem pole. The Iowa, which leaves here next Monday after a five-day visit, was attacked yesterday by Capllano Indians whose arrows bounced off the ship's steel flanks. The attackers later invited the crew to attend a lacrosse game. Russ Withdraw From Balkan Border Probe Salonika, Greece VP) A United Nations Balkan sub- commission forwarded to the security council today a Soviet declaration that Ru.tslan rep- resentatives Mould not partici- pate hereafter in border in- vestigations outside Greece. States helps world peace. plan The city celebrated Hatch referred would hnvc increased personal exemptions from to KOO. Dykstra Parallels Early U. S. History, World Peace San Francisco Clarence A. Dykstra provost of the University Jwm.1D i8BUC1 ?Ld Gutierrez, one of those to survive the 11 Killed in Red River Valley Tornado Grand Forks, N. D. Eleven persons were dead today and about 30 others Injured after a tornado struck in Windy Gates, Manitoba, and cut an 80 mile path into North Dakota and Minnesota. Seven of the casualties, Mexican transient sugar beet workers Irom San Antonio, Texas, were killed when the Thursday night ntorm swept nwuy a house near Auburn, N, D. Another was killed in Windy Gates .two more near Oslo, Minn., and one near Warsaw, N, D. Thirteen-year-old Marie Isabel Library a.isoclntlon last night that persons discouraged over the pros- pcctx for International agreement should remember this nation's parly days. Thirteen years of discord elapsed between the end of the American revolution and the adoption of the constitution, said Dykstrn, former president of the University of Wis- consin. wrecking of the house in which seven were killed, said from her hospital bed "It was just a big noise, and then you forget everything." Rescue workers found her trying to carry her year-nnd-a-half old brother to safety. Two of her broth- ers, Henry, seven, and Ralph, 11 (Continued on Pace 12, Column Z.) 11 KILLED its third Independence also is the anniversary of the city's surrender to General Grant in 1863 in the war between the states. Pre- viously, the city had been in mourn- ing on the date. In Europe, there were scattered observances Independence day by 'Americans much different from the mass demonstrations of recent years when millions of Amer- ican righting men on foreign shores joined in. Observance In England Prime Minister Clement Attlce other British cabinet officers and members of the American colony were among guests at a garden party given by 0. S. ambassador and Mrs. Lewis W. Douglas. The French and the American colony in Paris, headed by V. S Ambassador Jefferson Cnffcry, joined in celebrating the day. Lafayette's contribution to the col- onists' cause was observed at a number of ceremonies in France. Other foreign cities where Fourth of July observances were held in- cluded Bucharest (within the So- When A Tornado Swept through the Red River valley this house was destroyed and the owner, Frank Regalia, was killed. Wreckage scene la at Warsaw, N. D. (A.P. Wirephoto.) viet Manila, Nice, Warsaw, Some, Jerusalem, Prague, Aalborg, Denmark; Lisbon, Tokyo, Havana, Mexico City and Moscow. In the Soviet capital, lr. S. Am- bassador Walter Bedell Smith held diplomatic reception at his resi- dence. Deputy Foreign Minister V. A. Molik was the ranking guest from the Soviet foreign office. At U. S. army headquarters at Erankfui't, Germany, n small cere- mony was held. In Tokyo, General Douglas Mac- It could be reached from the out- side only by amphibian plane or boat. Food, milk and other neces- sities were being supplied by boai under the supervision of the coosl Ruard. The flood waters reached al- most to second story windows in some places. The Mississippi river gauge last night reading of 40.6 feet which was .7 of a foot above the previous high mark recorded in 1943. The gauge keeper expected Lhe water to rise "a little higher" before receding. The townspeople, totaling about who had battled valiantly against invasion by the turgid river, had to give up the fight Thursday night when their hastily erected jaiTicnde of sandbags was breached by the muddy waters. The business district nnd most of the residential area was quickly flooded as water poured through the 30-foot break, but all residents reached high ground safely. The only casualty was 12-year-old Billy Clutts, who suffered n broken nnklc when his home was inundated. The homeless, numbering about 600, were being sheltered in tents FEDERAL FORECASTS For Wlnona, and cloudy, local tliundcrshowers early tonight. Clearing and somewhat cooler late tonight, Sunday, portly cloudy and cooler. Low tonight 62, high Sund.iy 80. Minnesota Clear and cooler tonight. Sunday fair with little change in temperature. Wisconsin Clearing and'cooler north portion tonight and mostly cloudy with scattered light showers or thundcrshowers south portion. Sunday fair north and clearing south portion. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. Friday: Maximum, 84; minimum, 72; noon. 80: precipitation, trace. For the 24 hours ending at 12 m, today: Maximum, 82; minimum. 68: noon, 74; precipitation, 14 hundrcdths of an inch; sun sets tonight at sun rises tomorrow at TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max. Min. Pet. Bemidji 76 Denver 89 3cs Moinc-s.......... 79 Duluth 85 Paul. 81 nnd two schoolhouscs located on New Orleans.........91 high ground. Something in the {New York........... si iiatui'c of a Fourth of July rally was held last night under the di- rection of Mrs. L. K. Jackson, Red ;ross canteen chairman. Plans were discussed for buildlnc a permancn' evee along the waterfront as wcl Arthur troops. reviewed American P-61 Wreckage Located Southwest of Tokyo of an nrmy P-61, Black Widow night fighter, missing since Thursday, was located today in the mountains behind Odnwara, about 70 miles southwest of Tokyo. It crashed during a rou- tine training flight. Names of the three fliers arc being withheld until kin arc notified. as for beautifying the town. Tribute vas paid Mayor Jesse Grammer :or his strenuous efforts during the 'ight against the flood. Death Sentence of Kesselring, Two Others Commuted Rome M5) The British' high command in Italy has commuted to life imprisonment the deaUi sen- Itcnces imposed by British military (courts on Field Marshal Albert Kes- Colonel General Eberhard von Mackcnscn and Lieutenant General Kurt Maeltzer. Kessclring was sentenced In Venice May G to be shot. Von Mack- ensen and Mnclwcr received similar sentences in Rome lost November 30. All three were convicted of re- sponsibility in the 1944 Rome Ar- deatine caves massacre of 335 Ital- ians in reprisal for the killing of 32 German police troops. Phoenix .............109 Seattle 80 G5 54 68 68 6G S3 57 .10 .01 RIVER BULLETIN Flood SUoge 24-Hr. Stage Today Change Red Wins 14 Lake City Rends 12 Dam 4, T.W..... Dnm 5, T.W..... Dam 5A, T.W. Winona (C.P.) 13 Dam 6, Pool Dam 6, T.W..... Dakota (C.P.) Dam 7, Pool Dam 7, T.W..... La Crosse 12 S.9 5.5 62 4.5 s.e 64 7.8 6.2 7.9 9.i 5.3 7.1 Tributary .1 .1 J .1 .1 .1 .1 .1 .1 2 .1 Chippcwa at Durand 2.0 .7 Zumbro at Theilman 3.7 Buffalo above Alma 2.4 -4- Trempealeau at Dodge 1.4 Blnck at Neillsvillc Black at Galcsvillc 3.1 .4 .a Crosse nt W. Sulem 1.9 .1 loot at Houston 7.1 .3 RIVER FORECAST (From Hastings to GultenbcrF) During the next 48 hours, there vill be only minor changes throuKh- iut this district. Slight falls will jccur, however, nt most tailwatcr gauges. Tributaries will fall ex- cpt in case of locally heavy rain. ;