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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 9, 1947, Winona, Minnesota w EATHER tonlfht And Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Press DAYS S Inert SwJmmlnr Tool EnablSnc Act Member of the Audit Bureau of VOLUME 47. NO. 120 WINONA, MINNESOTA. WEDNESDAY EVENING, JULY 9, 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY EIGHTEEN PAGES Senate Set to Vote Tax Cut; House Studies Succession Bill Of Several Pmoni who saw the mysterious, flying disks over Second street Tuesday was Miss Bcrnell Heftman. nn office worker at The Republican-Herald. In the photo above, Miss Heftman is pointing to the three "saucers" which appeared for" about three minutes at p. m. Tuesday. Body of Melrose Youth Found; Inquest Today Black Rlvtr Falls, Inquest will be held'at 3 p. m. today Into the death of Charles E. Huber, Jr., 24, whoso body was re- covered Tuesday at p. m. from the Black river. Sidney Jensen, coroner, said the body was found beneath a raft, 200 feet above the dam, not far from the point on shore where Hubcr's car had been parked. The search for Hubcr began Mon- day morning, and crews led by Po- lice Chief Alfred Young and Sheriff I. S. Hollenbach. carried on the search with many assistants again Tuesday. They were handicapped by rocky ledges In water from ten to 30 feet deep. Huber, who worked on his fa- ther's form near Melrose, is believed to parked his sedan on tho rtver and then to have fallen or plunged Into the river. Blood- hounds from La Crosse traced Hu- ber to a huge boulder at the water's edge. Officers found his Jacket with diamond ring In a pocket on the scat. The sheriff said an 18- year-old Black River Palis girl told Reporter 'Disk-Covers7 Saucers Over Winona By Staff Photographer I photographed the Hying disks, or saucers, over Winona Tuesday afternoon. I saw the mysterious disks at a low altitude and can testify they were not driven by any "little men" as one observer reported. I had laughed along with others at the early reports ol flying saucers. I had believed them to be Jnckson county mere figments in the minds of men But yesterday I saw them swoop down over Winona. And this Is my eye-witness story. chance to become the first person to photograph clearly the weird, flying disks, at close range came at precisely p. m. Tues- day. An anonymous telephone tip alarmingly reported several disks descending In formation "over the city." Snatching up a high-speed press Miners Return To Jobs With Record Raise Southern Owners to Accept Lewis' Contract Terms Wuhington The Southern Coal Producers association nounced today It will accept the new soft coal wage contract, al- ready signed by 75 per cent of the industry. Difficult to. Hold Out Federal labor officials had con- ceded it would be difficult for the South to hold out alone, with the rest of the country producing and selling a price perhaps 70 cents to a ton higher than be- fore. Lewis earlier proclaimed his own certainty of the outcome. It Is "reasonable to he said, after telling reporters of the United Mine Workers' fat contract gains, "that the rest of the Indus- try will sign up in a few days." Bypasses Taft-Hartley Law The contract pledges the Day Shift Mlnprs troop into the shaft as work resumes today at a mine of the H. C. Frlck Coke Com- pany, a tr. S. Steel subsidiary at Bridgevllle, Pa. The ten-day vacation ended with the miners in pos- session of their most favorable contract in union history and full production was expected by tomorrow. (A.P. Wlrephoto to The Republican-Herald.) camera csqulpped with a red filter and make the Theft of Atomic Files Bared, But Leak Denied Washington (XP) Senator Hlck- enlooper (K.-Iowa) told the Senate ;oday secret files were stolen from the Los Alamos (N. M.) atomic miners to work only when "able and willing." By this and a, half- dozen other novel' devices it leap- frogs most of the Taft-Hartley act whose authors thought they were putting a good-behavior harness on Lewis and his union. The "able and willing" language means that the miners can quit without violating the Tart-Hartley ban on stoppages In violation of contract, and without subjecting the U.M.W. to employers' damage suits. Long standing no strike clauses In local contracts were all revoked. The agreement sets up Industry but said Farm Income Up 25 Per Cent First Half of 1947 Agriculture department reported today that farm Income, Including government S an me the street (Second street In front of The Kcpublican-Hcrald) fe" hans' rapidly scanning the sky overhead nSTm.A saw the first disks. the atomic energy Weaver Boys e saucers did report to ttie Joint committee and tnat there were certain missing illie energy files at the Los him she .had declined a dftte with Huber late Saturday. Rochester Firemen Go on 48-Hour Week Rochester, Members of the Rochester fire deportment will go on a 48-hour week In three shifts with an addition of ten men to the department, according to informal action by the city council when the city attorney was Instructed to draw an ordinance to provide for the week. In recent months, the firemen have bfvn on 40-hour week with three shifts. silver things" floating In tho air near their home Saturday. There documents with them when they FBI was notified F' machinery including umpires with inal and- binding authority to handle all disputes arising under the contract. It provides that the parties shall use machinery that Is, without com- plaining. to the Relations board; National Labor The disks seen over Second street. sembled huge two men and "The documents wer completely am not but plates about twice tho size of in all h ri h M th me two men whom The joint committee believes, Hick Weather FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and with seasonal temperature tonight and Thursday. Low tonight CO; high Thursday 85, Minnesota: Partly cloudy with a few widely scattered thundershowcrs northwest and central portions to- night and In north and west central portions Thursday. Slightly warmer northeast portion tonight. Wisconsin: Fair tonight and For an Instant they were orealfh side and appeared .to be spinning .-Wc. that (Continued on Page 3, Column 1) any unauthorized persons did see FLYING DISKS these documents other than the two army he said, add- ing that the Justice department Is still investigating. He added: "The joint committee, the Fed- eral Bureau of Investigation, the military and naval establishments are all keenly aware of the tran- scendental Importance of the facili- ties of the atomic energy commis- Seaway Bill to Be Aired Before House Committee Thursday. Little change in tempcra- LOCAL WEATHER Otnclal observations for tho 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 85: minimum. 57; noon, 81: precipitation, none; sun sets to- night at sun rises tomorrow at TEMPERATURES ELSEWIIEKE Max. Mln. Pet. Bemidji 82 Cl Clxicaso ...........78 58 Duluth ............77 54 Los Angeles 84 C3 Miami 8G 77 .3 Mpls.-St. Paul .....8C 82 Orleans ......92 Scuttle 74 53 Testimony for' Hlckenlooper told his colleagues RIVEK BULLETIN flood Stage and against the controversial St Lawrence seaway and power proj- ect, already heard by a Senate committee this year, will be repeat- ed before a House group beginning Monday. The latest hearing will be before the House public works committee of which Representative Dondero is chairman. '.rhe bill before this committee is Identical to that now pending be- fore a Senate foreign relations sub- committee. It wns introduced in the House by Dondero, and provides that tho International development be made self-liquidat- ing through imposition of tolls. The Senate subcommittee has stiil to make Us recommendation on the measure although hearings the committee has no reason to believe published reports that files have been stolen from the oak JUdge (Tenn.) project.' The New York Sun, In a dispatch from Its Washington bureau re- ported today that highly secret data on the atomic bomb had been stolen by unidentified agents working from within the Oak Ridge plant. "The Joint committee has no In- Thus the U.M.W. would escape penalties for labor prac- tices" and avoid the strike-stopping Injunctions which the NLRB is empowered to obtain under the new iw. A few legislators questioned the egality of the contract, but one observed: "We can't help It if they want to agree to a contract that bypasses the law." And Taft, co-sponsor of the act; observed that agreements for em- ployers- and workers' to settle their disputes by themselves was "exact- ly what the law aimed at." payments, was about 25 .per cent higher during the first half of this year than In the first six months of 1946. Total cash receipts were estimated War With Russ S. Refuses to Unlikely, Midwest ij Transit Unit Told on Border Issue at nearly compared with in the same period of last year. The greater part of the Increase reflected higher prices. Most farm products were under price ceilings a year :Kecelntssfrom livestock and live- stock products were about up nearly 40 per cent over the same period of 1946. The largest per from meat animals, because of much higher jrices and some increase in market- ngs. Duluth, Minn. Simon M. Davldlan, Cleveland, told the annual summer conference of the Midwest Transit association last night that Russia is in no position to fight anybody. He backed his assertion with three fear of the IT. S. atom bomb, the-fear of their leaders (of assassination, and the passive resistance to any new conflict on the port of the great mass of the Rus- sian people. Davldian warned that the United States, In Its role of world leader, must fight any further Infiltration of the communists Into other coun- tries, else some day" they' become strong enough to start another war. The association; of bus manufac- turers and operators in 12 states, May, Garssons Ask New Trial Washington Ex-Congress- man Andrew J. May and Munitli: Makers Henry and Murray Garui appealed today for a new trial grounds their July 3 bribery con- victions were and the re- sult of "prejudice." They contended there was Insuffi- cient evidence to warrant their con- victions on charges that the Gars- sons conspired to buy and May agreed to sell his wartime services as chairman of the House military committee for more than Their petitions asked a new trla.1, an outright acquittal by setting aside the Jury verdict, and an ar- rest of Judgment. They also attacked the manner In which Federal .District Court Jus- tice Henry A. Schweinhaut conduct- Receipts from dairy products showed an Increase of about 30 per cent. But only ten per cent when government dairy production subsi- dies are added to last year's re- ceipts. These payments were stopped when price ceilings were removed. Income from'poultry and eggs cx- named C. T. Williams, Sioux City Iowa, president. Lake Success The United States served notice today that It would reject any compromise plans growing out of Russia's counter- proposal to the United Nations on Balkan disorders. A spokesman said American de- mands for a semipermanent bordc commission to watch over Greece' frontiers with Albania, Yugoslav! and Bulgaria were not affected b the latest Russian arguments. He added that the council eventu ally would have to vote on the Am ceeded lost year by ten per cent. Receipts from crops totaled close to up nearly 20 per cent over the first half of last year. Looking to the last half of the year, the department said prices re- ceived, by farmers are expected to seasonally as marketings crops influence markets. is, however, are expected due to prospects of smaller corn crop, Prices of eggs dairy products, on the other hand, are likely to rise moderately during the summer months, the department said. Little change is expected in prices of. livestock and other live- stock products. Petrillo Stand May Violate Antitrust Laws Washington Nixon (R.-Cabf.) said today James C. Petrillo may run afoul of the antitrust laws if he bars union mu- sicians from making records or tak- ing part In radio network programs. Tho Californian also suggested to reporters that the Taft-Hartley act's provision- against "feather-bedding" of unnecessary might apply if Petrillo's proposed move forced Individual stations to hire music makers they do not want. Petrillo conceded before a House labor subcommittee yesterday that the "big reason" for his threat is to make