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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 7, 1948, Winona, Minnesota w EATHER mod coattnati tllta Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Press Member of die Audit Bureau of Circulations VOLUME 119 WEDNESDAY JULY 1948 FIVE CENTS PER COPY THE ALSOPS Prestige Of Truman Suffers By Joteph and Stewart AIsop Washington What Is most re markable about the great revolt against President Harry Truman Is the extent to which the President has already been repudiated by his own As this Is the flat statement withdrawing himself from the race is expected almost from hour to hour from General Dwittht But whether Eisenhower firmly quashes the Ei senhower boom or and what ever happens at the Democratic convention In Philadelphia next the fact will remain that virtually the entire Democratic lead ership has already publicly an nounced to the world that Truman Is Inadequate as Among the major Democratic there now remains hardly a handful who have not openly com mitted themselves against the Pres Even such powerful figures as Edward FJynn of the Bronx and David Lawrence of although they have not publicly committed are known to have smiled In private on the anti Truman Aldermen in Hot Verbal Battle Over Ball Park Hears Unique Offer of for iftjr o nf 120 a and other The dty today has an inform apparently offer to sell Its 1 ball park for That offer from five baseball club backers came from Fourth Ward Alderman Stanley Wieczorek Tuesday night in the midst of a heated argument with Third Warder Howard Baumann over bow much the club should pay for using Gabrych Said also the chair man of the board of directors of the Theres no sense in squabbling about the ball park all the There are five men who said theyd go up to to buy If you want to sell the we can enter negotia tions right No councilman indicated an interest in the except that the proposal hart the ef fect of bringing the argument between the two aldermen to a quick Men Unidentified Alderman Wieczorek declined to reveal the five but one of them whose identity was learned today testified to the authenticity of the Exclusive of improvements previous to those made in the last few the city has an investment of about in the which was mostly ex pended fora lighting a grandstand and a shelter build The alderman the pros pective buyers had no interest in acquiring the shelter which is located in the fourth ward across the street from the ball The argument over the fees for the use of the ball park was marked by Alderman Baumanns charges that Alderman Wiec zorek had made misstatements and the rebuttal that Alderman Baumanns arithmetic wasnt too Little Support The third warder got little support for a boost In the flat daytime fee and the mini mum nighttime which he has recommended should be changed to a fivecent tax on a daytime ticket and a tencent tax on a night President William Theurer said he would hesitate to change the fees in the middle of the First Warder Ben after leaving the com mittee room to check with City Attorney said that the fees could not be changed during the middle of the First Warder Loyde Pfeiffer suggested the clubs us Heat Wave Bent by CooljRuss to Merge Russ Breezes After High of Berlin Economies vOIICl Indications that the recent Worthlngton and nona heat wave had been bent came Several others were in the with todays noon reading of 82 above after a high of 96 Tuesday high The Mississippi river was the ap During the night the proximate dividing line for the na tenvperature dropped to lions hot and cool Although cooling showers were Generally fair and cool weather forecast for the northern and west was reported east of the Mississippi ern sections of the state tonight and and another day of temperatures In the local forecast promj the 90s and near 100 was forecast THUS IF nothing cloudy to quite he will be forced to wage the lone liest campaign in recent It is difficult to imagine the total lack of enthusiasm wich which the cam paign will be fought in New Jer for where that states manlike former Jersey City Mayor Frank has already announced that Truman lacks world or in Democratic Boss Jacob Ar has been a leader of the anti Truman revolt from the Under these it is not surprising that supporters of Justice William Douglas are con fident that most of the party bosses who have gone out on a limb for Eisenhower will turn to Douglas when Eisenhower saws the limb may of those who have been most active in the Eisenhower boom would really prefer the nomination of It is hardly surprising that the Left Wing Democrats should pre fer What is surprising is that such men as President Philip Murray should so ardently have supported For it is widely for that Eisenhower has privately stated that if he had been President he would have signed the ToftHartley the one domestic issue which above all divides left from dark suspicion exists that the Eisenhower boom has been used by the Left Wing Democrats only as a cover for the Douglas THE BACKERS assert least for public con with Eisenhower out of the Douglas can stop According to the analysis of the Douglas Truman is now short of nomination on the first ballot by some 90 to 110 The Douglasltes envisage perhaps dream is the more accurate word stopped on the first bal with the South holding and a rush to Douglas on subse quent They hope that antl Tnunanism is now such an obses sion with the southerners that the South will swallow al though Douglas1 advocacy of civiling the first rights is no The bugs in this reasoning for states west of the big Cool air from the Hudson bay and central Canadian provinces spread Reds Hint Threat to Air Lift Planes Ferries Coal Berlin The communists announced today a twoyear plan ing the city parks do their own Who approved the fees was one of the facets in Alderman Baumanns He pro duced a RepublicanHerald clip ping which reported that last spring the council had approved the fees for use of both parks on recommendation of the rec reation board and a later clip ping which reported on reduc tions in those fees made by the recreation board apparently without council Courtesy Move The president said that coun cil approval was not that the board had brought the fee schedule to the council as a Baumann also charged that Wieczorek made a misstatement when he said two weeks ago that a city tax on a ticket would be added to the admission As a director of the club you know that your league has a 60 cent maximum admission the third ward alderman de But the fourth warder turned the argument He declared that league rules permitted the clubs to add city taxes on top of the 60cent admission Baumann also indicated that in his opinion the club had played to crowds which war ranted payment of a fee above the minimum ten per cent after federal taxes have been Wieczorek said except for the dedication the club had not played to more than What about booster Baumann wanted to Dont have any the fourth warder After a series of yes you do and we dont the aldermen were pulling out their wallets for a bet on who was But Just then Wieczorek said they had Issued season passes to those who took advertisements In the which appeared to satisfy the third warder as to the nature of a booster ticket he had Alderman Wieczorek had his turn at He wanted Baumann to explain why he contended that a night game at bringing the city of revenue involved an expenditure of for main Reading from a Baumann quoted a recreation board member as saying that the light Including bulb would be about ft and other main tenance Actual light cost would be about Electricity Cost But Wieczorek said that the board report shows that up June when eight games had Ijeen the electricity cost was about or only about a Youre quoting Wiecsorek told but here are actual expenses and Much of the other mainten ance costs of during the first three months should not be credited to the base ball he Forty other the recreational played there in said and those teams Continued on Pajre Column GABRYCH PARK oncave Bid to Slav Reds Albania Defies Tito lea tne neat parade yesterday with an official reading of Other readings were 103 at New Him and 101 at and and 100 at Morris and Points with 89degree heat included Grand the upper Ohio valley and to the north Atlantic New Yorks early morning temperature of 61 compared to yesterdays high of reported as did and the mercury dropped to 58 at Truman N Seen As F By Jack Beff Philadelphia The drooping balloon of the Eisenhower boom hung low today over the forthcoming Democratic national President Trumans representatives highly encouraged by the generals couldnttakeit statement scurried back to Washington for fresh strategy The expectation was that they would come back to Philadelphia primed to put out the word on Trumans choice for second place on the ticket a selection he Oregon e delayed while he awaited the latest word from the wartime European Although Democrats in such widely separated areas as California and New Jersey declined to take Eisenhowers no as the feeling in this convention city was that it is all over but the The shouting may center on various ineffectual efforts to draft Eisenhower and to put Justice William Douglas in as a The head of the William Douglas for President clubs said today that General Dwlght Eisenhowers latest thumbsdown on the Democratic presidential nomination is nvifcing great gains for the Dougla But party members who arrived early for next weeks meeting of the faithful said that only his own action can prevent Truman from walking off with the nomination on the first No Giving Up There was no giving up in the draftEisenhower ranks at least Despite the gaping hole their principal had torn in the draft highly placed Democrats continued to speculate about the possibility that the man who says he i nTTiiiaKio turn down France Ratify ERP Participation London IP Britains formal acceptance of Marshall plain aid was hailed generally today as the turning point in the nations struggle back to It also inspired a few brickbats from opponents of the Under the agreement approved by Parliament last night Britain tdll TpRpive about southeastward over the Great Lakes to tle Berlin economically to the They warned Berliners not to pin their hopes for the future on the western air bridge over the Soviet The communists also announced hey are drawing up a constitution for a German republic their ans wer to the projected western Ger many constitutional At the same time the Air Force attacked the growing fuel shortage in blockaded western Ber which in 19 days has cut factory operations 40 per The first Flying Coalman winged into Ber lin shortly after noon with 110 bags of The Americans began the operation in the face of a veiled Russian warning on the safety of their air The cdmmunlstdbminated So cialist Unity party SED announc ed in the Soviet sector Starting from the fact that Ber lin lies in the eastern zone and is tied very closely to its the Berlin unit of the SED has worked out a twoyear plan aimed at sys tematically incorporating Berlins economy into that of the eastern Aims of Flan One it is standardizing products and spurring Discussing this latest phase of the eastwest battle for the German If Berlin wants to live it has only one possibility at the moment with the economic plan for the eastern should seriously consider Berliners which is wiser To build the future of Berlin on the swaying pillars of the air bridge or on a longterm The Americans arranged to send 25 C54s with sacks of coal from Frankfurt to the western sectors of Berlin Each plane are top pretty quite apart from the The French National fact that It is by no means im can handle seven tons of Heretofore the planes concentrated on bunding up food West ern further actual i curbed streetcars as a fuel con London newspapers gave the story j James California state I servatjon lilt fHll IOr rnnTlo tV I renewed his call Assembly i Saturtjay meeting here to pick ratified today an agreement withjcancjidate to oppose Truman States rallinfr for nf nresi go Any defections in thej antiTruman front North or would suffice to put Tru man even by the Douglas sup porters own Eisenhowers real strength with such political Idealists as Hague and Ar vey has been quite simply that he could probably Douglas has no such the north ern professionals are by no means convinced that Douglas could put up a much stiffer fight than Truj man against the DeweyWarrenj Even unless Eisenhower and Douglas both flatly refuse toj Truman can expect a States participation in the Mar shal plan for European The vote was 336 to 183 with the communists opposing the Under the agreement Prance will receive in aid from the United States during the first three months of the programs Of this amount is tabbed a The scope of the air lift is in dicated by Air Force figures on the 18 hours from 4 yes tenjay to 10 when 115 a son of the late dent and one who has not brought 610 tons of food seen eve to eye with his fathers the Heavy Rams After a night of good heavy rains once again complicated iecn cvt KV said the party ought to go ahead and nominate Eisenhower as a national Frank New Jersey called on Truman to take the convention platform and nominate the circumstance that Lllc v as a loan and the remainder as a Ljj supporting Truman said farthest from direct a bitter in Phila go and NO ONE KNOWS what the Food Stores Get Largest Share of Retail Dollar was about the President s Jacob Chicago Demo cratic said if the party goes ahead and nominates the he couldnt refuse to But Ar vey like a lot of couldnt be too sure of that in view of jasen howers statement that he couldn t participate in a partisan political Washington Food easily get a bigger part of 1 stores i may But that he underestimates the extent which his own party has already repudiated Much of the strange aura of confidence which emanates from the President is un doubtedly traceable to ubi court jester George who has suddenly bloomed as the confidant not only of the President the a single One plane but limped in on no other In in the wake A New York party spokesman re withjsaid the generaTs seUremoval bars and other eatingimeans that the bulk take in delegatiotl ta than half of each retail cidents were reported either by Bri tish or American The warning on the planes safety came in a dispatch of the Soviet licensed news agency report ing a June 30 American request for a change in procedure at their Ber lin air safety The Russians the agency that Am ericans are violating fourpower rules for air traffic control and that authorities must take full responsibility for the safety of American An American military government official denied the Soviet allegation that the was endangering the work of the safety center which controls plane traffic into Fire Rake Lake Michigan Tanker 7 Hurt A Coast Guard plane rescued sev en injured men from the crip pled tanker Edgewater today after an explosion and fire in Lake Crewmen still aboard ship ra dioed to rescue craft that the blaze had been brought under control and that they were not endangered by the small fires still Coast Guard reports indicated five of the seven injured men were burned Chilean Cabinet to Be Shaken Up Chilean cabinet resigned last night to per mit President Gabriel Gonzalez Vij dela to form a new The president has said it was imperative for him to name a government hav ing a parliamentary i Members Of The New Orleans police department uncovered a hobo jungle complete with kitchen utilities right raider the first precinct police The Hotel de as it was known to the is formed by a maze of passages under the As many as 25 hoboes and criminals have occupied the jungle get ting free heat and water by tapping pipes and Wirephoto to The Arabs Clash Near Tel Aviv As Truce Nears End Draft Poses Two Morale Problems Washington The limited peacetime draft due to go into oper ation this fall poses a double barreled morale problem for the armed The first arises from the rela tively small number of men to be called the second from the ab sence of any identified enemy threatening imminent An Army troop information and education expert said today both of these factors are being taken into account in plans for handling the new On the first point he noted that selective service will call up only a handful of men compared with the more than inducted dur ing the Thus some draftees may feel that they are being singled out when few if any of their friends are As for the second difficulty in orienting the draftee to the Army the expert said it is easier to get a soldier in a fighting mood when the teacher can point to a known enemy and tell the recruit what that enemy is planning to Wisconsin Circuit Judge Succumbs Chicago Judge Evan Evans of the seventh circuit court of appeals died today at his home in Spring hisj secretary was Cairo Heavy JewishArab fighting raged along the main Tel AvivHaifa highway last night as the United Nations made llth hour efforts to extend the shaky Pales tine Count Folke Palestine told newsmen in Cairo that he will continue peace even if his request for an extension of the fourweek truce is Earlier at a conference in Tel Aviv Bernadotte said he did not know whether Arabs and Jews would agree to an but added he was The British foreign office reported today that five British subjects were kidnaped in Palestine last night by Irgun Zvai a Jewish extremist The truce ends Neither Arabs nor Jews have replied to extension There was no official indication as to how seriously Jewish authori ties considered the highway clash which occurred in Israeli territory between Tira and about ten miles south of Telephone lines between Tel Aviv and Haifa were cut off during the Few Women Stockholders Pick Own Stocks New York so they tell own a majority of the coun trys corporate But when it comes to learning anything about the shares they hold or want to the great majority apparently still rely on the handiest The have their own ideas about how a corporation should be They wonder if com pany executives arent for sitting around an office all They question the high cost of They like to know the personal background of the And they weigh one tid bit of gossip against There are about six million women Recently a group of the seriousminded has formed the Federation of Women Shareholders Soviet Moves to Tighten Hold Over Satellites Seen Russian commun ists refused today to participate in a Yugoslav communist congress be cause Premier Marshal Tito and followers have placed themselves outside the family of communist The Soviet news agency Tass and the Moscow radio announced blunt Russian rejection of the Yu goslav The congress Is scheduled to open in Belgrade July The announcement seemed to un derline the approval Russian com munists have given to the comin forms condemnation of Tito and his Apparently the ap peal of Yugoslav communists to Prime Minister over the head of the also has Nor was this the only jolt re ceived by Titos Tass said has defied Belgrades warnings that she must resume economic relations with Yugoslavia or face the The wave of nationalist feeling sweeping eastern Europe has spur red a flood of rumors about possible drastic moves by the Russians to tighten their hold over the satellite These rumors Include unconfirm ed reports of Soviet troop move ments in Romania and toward the Yugoslav They also disclose a revival in Europe of the old speculation that Russia may try A to annex Romania and Bul garia as Soviet republics and B to put the Red army back into Czecho from which it withdrew at the end of the About the most that be said for the rumors at the moment Is that they are receiving careful study at the State department and na tional defense The prevailing opinion among Washington officials seems to that while the Russians find themselves in a tough spot in their own satellite sphere they will try to solve their difficulties without resorting to the open use of military But this situation could change A Yugoslav move against for would give the Russlaris a perfect excuse for coming to the defense of an Two American marines driving in American The idea is to get them to take an interest in the companys they Most of them and among them are some of the keenest investors in Money Troubles itui OIL eacu rtuui i i for Landis Suicide taking in cents of each dollar j ar wavering in his support m retaji In cente about said the President win get of Illinois 60 with but of Eisenhower as Whatever may be going on in presidential behind the ward appearance of chipper confij while auto dealers and one fact is generally overstations arent up to their prewar shire national The next six months will1 certainly crucial ones in the his tory of the United States and of the Even if Truman is now con tinued today on what caused Eisenhower out of the screen Glamor Girl Carole Landis But Harry New conanit iusuuui UP w wmi national Friends and relatives blame an share 212 cents together i one of those who diont give married life and financial theyre taking 155 cents of it theyve been moving up ever since wars He noted that Eisenhower hadnt far as General Sherman to gone as say he wouldnt if ejected nominated the power and prestige of j so far this their respective his office have already been seriousj shares have been and 48 I he said if In the unlikely event j a Commerce department ccmpilaShermanize he ougnt to that the revolt against him suc the country and the world will be confronted with the prospects of a kind of sismonths ghost in the White House while the noise of the sweep around That is a pret ty appalling prospect in these tion The eating and drinking places rank next to food stores in enwho want to get rid of larging their prewar share of the retail They get cents of it now against cents in Some of the southern Democrats because of his civil rights program had the same But most of them conceded privately that the campaign and the tides of history But theyve lost ground from midlwind had been taken out of at least in But her fourth Hor ace Sew in from Chi cago yesterday to say he could see indicated to hf she was in finan cial But her Clara Lan said Carole was deep hi finan cial She had sold her her things still piled She told me not long ago and with bitterness Marry a rich man and support The actress had been negotiating no reason for her to take her own for the sale of her mortgaged He claimed she was all right The 29yearold blond actress fil ed suit for divorce against Schmid lapp last March rhnrging ex treme mental Actor Bex who dined with the actress Sonday and found authorities were at tempting to learn where she obtain ed the sleeping pills which ended her Her Maynard said Ihe had never prescribed any for Harrison denied there was any romantic interest between himself war when their share was and there was little left to fightlher body slumped in the bsthroomiand the Carole Landis was over except the of her home said she hadlnot in love with he truce team were turned back by Arabs who fired on them for 40 minutes before they waved a white flag to stop the Coal Walkouts Mushrooming Pittsburgh JP Sympathy strikes in commercial soft coal mines spread today in western Pennsylvania while the nations bi tuminous industry waited possible court action at Washington in the twoday shutdown In steel company owned captive Three new walkouts were noted in the Pittsburgh districts com mercial mines as diggers stopped work in Over the nearly onefourth of the soft coal miners were away from thrtr About of the idle were miners in the steel company owned captive They declined to work without a The steel companies did not sign the new United Mine Worker agreement because of its union shop Another commercial miners in western West Vir ginia and stayed away Irom yesterday as the tenday mine vacation Illinois miners re ported all Wall But in a cross country poll of 460 women presum ably not members of the federation made for the controllership foun interviewers report that only 15 per cent of the women said they picked out their stocks The majority said they had leaned heavily on And most of them said that corporations annual reports either bored or baffled What could you expect a woman to know about such things anyway one of the large stockholdersfemale asks There are too many more interesting things to be bothered I read through an of the they dont mate interesting It is just habit me to read all of my Man Overcome by Heat Watching Mill City Fire Minneapolis Vincent Tar was reported in poor con dition at General hospital today aft er being overcome by the heat while watching the fire at the Geni Tire Company Fire men abandoned their fight on the flames long enough to care for Tar mnnn Tintjl It Weather FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and vicinity Partly cloudy tonight and Con tinued quite Low tonight 70 high Thursday LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 today 96 68 82 none sun sets to night at sun rises tomorrow at TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Denver 88 Des Moines 71 Kansas City 98 Los Angeles Miami 84 Paul New Orleans New York Seattle Phoenix Washington 94 60 56 72 56 75 56 78 72 75 59 53 74 68 67 JOS 23 Winnipeg DAILY RIVER BULLETIN Flood Stage Stage Today Change Lake Reads Dam Dam Dam OTnona Dam Pool Dakota Dam Pool 12 13 Crosse 12 32 32 75 S3 Jl 3 Jt Tributary Chippewa at Durand umbro at TheUman Buffalo above Alma 13 Black at Neillsville Black at GalesviUe Boot at Houston RIVER FORECAST From Huttingi to GaMeubeif During the next 48 hours there will be slight falls of of a foot or less at all tailwater where little ;