Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 18, 1947, Winona, Minnesota
EATHER Grnrmlty lxht, Mu lfT tonight. 99 DAYS Since Kwlmmfnr Pool En.btlnr Att Full Leased Wire Newt Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations VOLUME 47. NO. 128 WJNONA, MINNESOTA, FRIDAY EVENING. JULY 18. 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY FOURTEEN PAGES House Overrides Tax Bill Veto Boat Swamps, Galesville Man Drowns Body Recovered in Jack Slough Near Trempealeau Trrmpealcnu, WN. (Special) The body of Archie M. Kelly, Gales- vlllr. was recovered from Jack slough, near here, about an hour and a half after the 20-year-old factory worker drowned Thursday evfnlnc when the boat in which he wax riding swamped In ten feet of water. Jnclc slough is about n mile and n quarter northwest of Trempealeau near the south entrance to Perrot State park. The drownlne occurred at o'clock as Kelly, two adult com- nncl two boys Mtortod up thr Klouch on n fishing trip. With Kelly wcrr Henry Dufflnson. vlllc. a fellow worker at tho Schlll- inc Elrctrlc Company plant; Charles Kanvi. Trempealeau resort operator. Junior Mlkrut, 15, and Robert WUlock, 11, both of Trcm- penJeau. The boat, equipped with an out- board motor, hud traveled about a block up the .nlouKh when tho croft swiunped. It l.i believed that over- loading caused the ml-ihiip. The croft was about 40 feet from shore. Karns and young Mlkrut swam to shore and Duffinson clung to the boat and managed to pull Wlllock to safety. Kelly was unable to swim. Two crews equipped with drag- lines and pike poles searched the KiouRh until about p. m. when the body was recovered by James Pltcnger, Trempealeau. Sheriff Basil Ertckson, Whitehall, wns notified. Kelly and Duffinson had been staying in a cabin at the Karns resort -while on vacation from their work at the Schilling plant. The body was taken to the Hacarc Funeral homo at Oalesvllle where funeral arrangements are being completed. Survivors Include his foster fa- ther, Anton- -Mabel, end four Fire Marshal Asked to Check Series of Fires At Chatfielct Farm Home Chatfleld, Minn. (Special) Donald Cook, Fillmore county sheriff, said this noon that he had asked the office of the Minnesota fire marshal to investigate a series of fires at the Patrick Gardner farm ten miles west of here. The interior of the Gardner farm home, owned by Charles Fnrrell, Chatfleld, was damaged early Wednesday evening after a fire broke out in a closet, and .Thursday afternoon fires broke out within a short period of time in the basement of the hcine, inside a trunk, in a bed and on curtains. Sheriff Cook investigated the fires this morning and de- cided to call in the state fire marshal. A representative of the office was expected late today or early Saturday. Home alone at the time of the fires Thursday afternoon were a carpenter, called to repair the damage from Wednes- day's fire, and a 12-year-old boy visiting at .the Gardner farm. The Gardners were in Stewartvllle to report to an insurance com pany> When the fires broke out the carpenter put In a call to the Chatfleld fire department, which responded. No extensive damage was caused by yesterday afternoon's fires. General Counsel, Two Members Named for Revised Labor Board Truman Signs Presidential Succession Bill Tru- man today signed tho presidential bill placing Speaker Joseph Martin (R.-Mass.) in line to replace him in the event Mr. Truman Is unable to complete his term. The legislation, which Mr. Tru- man requested immediately after Wisconsin Legislature Nears End BULLETIN Madison, caucus of Republican legislators who control botb agreed last night to recess at the clwe of biulneiw today or tomorrow un- til September B. The legisla- ture will reconvene on that date (or one day to aet on any gubernatorial vetoes and eorrec- Madlson, Wis. Additional he entered the White House and vacated the vice-presidency, signed as port of the presidential routine. Press 'Secretary Charles a. Ross, told reporters of the signing said he knows of no plans to assign secret service agent to protect Martin. Until Mr. Truman signed the legislation. Secretary of State Mar- shall had been next in line to the presidency. aids to Wisconsin school districts to help them pay higher salaries to teachers, nnd offer bettor educa- tional facilities, will bo provided .starting with the fall -semester If Acting Governor Oscar Rennebohm approves a bill approved in a hectic session of the Wisconsin legislature yesterday, Both houses of the legislature adopted a conference committee bill that provides for approximately a year in additional schoo aids without additional taxes, afte sessions that started early in the morning and continued well into tho evening. The bill, most controversial Issue of the 08th session, broke a long deadlock that had existed between the legislative houses and is ex- pected to lead to recess of the ses- Administration Will Be Fair, Pledge of R. N. Denham By Harold W. Ward. N. Den- ham, newly-appointed key man be- hind the Taft-HartJey labor law, predicted today that "under proper administration the new act will do a great deal to benefit both labor and industry." As President Truman's choice for tho powerful post of general coun- sel to the expanded National Labor Relations board, the 82-year-old Re- publican told reporter; "1 believe the labor situation will clear itealf up .much. rapidly He said he .has ho intention .to. use his under the new act to "dictate" labor relations. "I don't- think labor needs he declared. "Neither does ndustry." Along with Denham, now an NLRB trial examiner, the President announced yesterday his two choices 2 Polio Cases at La Crosse La Crowe; first two .of poliomyelitis of thin season were reported by the city health department Thurs- day. One case involves a two-year- old child whose home la at 1502 La- Crosse street. The other child is nine years old. Both cases are mild, Health Officer A. M. Mur- phy said. The outbreak of the dreaded disease which affects children more than adults is in earlier than most years. The first case of 1040 was reported on August 3. A diagnosis of polio was made In the case of the two-year-old La Crosse child two after It was' taken to the hospital. There Is little or no paralysis, although there .Is stiffness of the neck and back. There were IT polio cases lout year, resulting- In one death. During the past five yearn there were 62 The severest epi- demic was in 1045 when there were 38 cases. S. G. Blythe, Noted Writer, Dead at 79 or the additional board member- hips created by the Mur- Contlnued on Page 12, Column 3) LABOR BOARD Monterey, Calif. A Journal- istic career that began on an up- state New York weekly and grew to international stature ended with the death of Samuel O, Blythe, 79, last slon by the weekend. Also approved by both houses was a bill that would provide about In the next biennlum to aid communities in veterans housing programs by doubling the present tax of per gallon on liquor and doubling all taxes on wine, which range up to ten cents a gallon. Couple Drives Miles In Model T to Celebrate 56th Wedding Anniversary Mr. And Mrs. John E. IIIelKcher, each 81, were greeted by her sister. Mrs. Ida Lick, at St. Paul Thursday night after a trip from their Seattle home in the 1921 Model T Ford they stand beside. CA.P. Photo.) St. trip In a 1921 model T Ford xafely be- hind them, an 81-year-old Seattle couple today rushed Into plans for entertaining the 350 guests they expect to attend their 50th wed- ding anniversary Mlnnchaha parH Sunday. nt Minneapolis' one week from Mr. and Mrs. John F. Hlelschcr arrived at Journey's end last night at the home of her sister, Mrs. Ida Lick, after a motor trip halfway across the country which, with the couple alternating at tho wheel, was marked only by two blowouts and a minor traffic mishap in Spokane, Wash. Earlier Thursday, the Hlelschers paid their respects to Edward Schultx, a brothcr-ln-law of his and Mrs. August Da.ma.nn, another sitter of hers, at Farmington, Minn "And we're going to do more traveling after the anniversary Mrs. Hlelschcr' confided to relatives, "We're going on to Dear- born, Mich., but why we're going is a Mrs. Hlelscher did admit, how- ever, that they had previously re- fused an offer to trade their pres- ent car in to the Ford museum in that Michigan city for a new model. "That buggy travels right 25 miles an hour uphill and Hlelschcr broke In. The trip here n the red-wheeled machine took hem just two days short of one month, ho reported. Senate Leaders Discuss Plans For Adjournment Washington Senate lead- ers today added legislation to per- mit cashing of veterans' terminal leave bonds to their preadjournment list but clung to July 26 at their hoped-for quitting date. Chairman Taft (R.-Ohlo) report ed the Senate policy' committe decided to rush through a vote o President Truman's second tax cu veto today, press for a probe of las year's Kansas City Democrat >rlmary, and push through a serie if veterans benefit bills. "If necessary we will hold nigh sessions next Taft said. see no reason why we should no 'inlsh next At the same time he said a dela n adjournment still is a possibility The Republican policy chalrmai said that Senate Democrats "ap pear to be engaging In a near fill buster" against Republican demands for a probe of Justice departmen investigations into the primary election last year in President Tru man's home state. The terminal leave pay plan, al ready approved unanimously by the House, calls for Immediate cash payment of some In bonds Issued to World War n vet- erans as compensation for earned leave which they were unable to take. Champ Rat Catcher' Saved by Workmen From Perilous Spot New rexouo ex- pedition by men In a cautiously be- neath a gloomy Brooklyn pier today and took aboard Susie, the oversize stowaway eat for whom longshoremen claim the world's unofficial rat-catching title. Susie, who came here eight months ago as a stowaway from India, disappeared Sunday. She finally was spotted, trapped on beam beneath the Kerr steam- ship line pier, apparently the. victim of a misstep which sent her Into the river. Two pier workmen stretched plank from the boat to Susie's perch and she tottered down to them. The "queen of the who credited with knocking off eight big wharf rats in four hours, had lost about half of her ZO pounds. Susie's long- shoremen pals gave her a meal of fish'and milk with dough- nut for dessert. I night. The former editor of Cosmopoli-. tan magazine and political writer for the Saturday Evening Post and the old New York World died at Sunset Hill, his home on Pebble beach, after a long Illness. He had lived here 16 years. At the bedside was- his son, Stuart O. Blythe of Berkeley, Calif. Funeral services for the Journal 1st and 'writer, who knew every President from Grover Cleveland to Franklin D. Roosevelt, will be held Saturday at nearby Pacific Grove. Born in New York Blythe was born May 19, 1888, ill Geneseo, N .Y., where his father edited a weekly paper. Prom a be- ginning on that paper he went to New York and later to Washington. In' 1907 'he became 'a writer for the Saturday Evening Post and worked as a roving reporter with the world as his field. He retired in 1940. He was the author of "The Mak- ing Of a Newspaper a bio- graphy of his early career; "The Old "The "Western Warwick." "The Manni- kin "Keeping- Fit at "The Revolt of Peter "The "Reformers, Ltd." fornia's big redwood trees. It led t groves of the trees were acquire Living Monument He was one "of the few men t have a living monument. He wrot an article lor the Post called "Th Last Stand of The to arous Interest in the preservation of Call torni's big redwood trees. It led t the raising of funds with whicl- groves o fthe trees were acquirei as public parks. In far northern Cal Ifornla stands one particularly state !y redwood 350 feet high, dedicatee ;o him. At its base" Is a bronze, table bearing this legend: SAMUEL G. BLYTHE Author Editor Raconteur Philosopher Boon Companion He was married in 1888 to Carlolyn Oakes of Rochester, N, Y. They hac one son, Stuart Oakcs Blythe, cdl- or and publicist, Slash Proposed in Foreign Aid Relief From U. S. Not Limitless, Nations Warned By William F. Afbogast 12.6 per cent :ut in the administration's foreign-aid spending pro- gram for. this fiscal year was recom- mended today by the House appro- priations committee. Part of the reduction apparently was intended to express congres- ional annoyance at Russia's ability persuade Poland and Hungary o boycott the Paris European rc- overy program. In recommending n total outlay of less ban President Truman asked, the ommlttce there "is a limit to 10 resources of this country, and 10 governments of other countries must not expect that relief from the United States is limitless." The committee's action came fter several high-ranking Repub- can members first publicly pro- osed and later privately disavowed rustic cuts in the program. Sec- retary of State Marshall made a personal appeal for the funds at a secret meeting with G.O.P. leaders last week. On the four major items in the Immediate foreign-aid program the committee recommended this action to an overall supple- mental appropriation bill: 1. Aid to Greece and Turkey: The full previously authorized by Congress. 2. Relief to war-devastated countries (Poland, Austria, Chi- na, Greece, Italy, Trieste and of the requested. The the commlt- ee snld, "represented the sum in- ended to go to certain countries which have not shown a disposition to comply 'with the requirements of-the act authorizing the appro- The committee did not name the members had threat- ened- to. Poland, Russian satellites that have joycotted the European economic onferenco. 3. International refugee or- ganizations: of the sought for TJ. S. participation in this organiza- tion set up to aid displaced per- sons. The committee said the Continued on Page 4. Column 3) BUDGET COT Pig-Tailed, Eight-Year-Old Natalie Wood goes ahead with her knitting as she appeared in Los Angeles superior court for judicial approval of her fllm contract. The young actress was "discovered" as she watched a movie being made on location near her Santa Rosa, Calif., home. Superior Judge Frank G. Swan ap- proved a contract for her with 20th-Century-Fox studios under Slim Hope For Majority In Senate Truman Restates Arguments Against Republican Bill BULLETIN Washington President Truman's veto of the tax bill, overridden by the Home. reached the Senate a.t p. m. Senator Ta.fl (Ohio) and other Republican leaders prew- cd for a prompt vote amid indications the Senate would sustain the President and thin kill the bill. Washington The Bouse today to override President Truman's second veto of the Re- lUblican-backed tax ut. But Indications arc that the Senate may sustain the President nd thus kill the bill. Tile House vote to override wna- 90 to 108. 28 more Ulan the neces- ary of two-thirds majority. A total of C3 Democrats joined 236 Republicans in the vote to over- ride the President. Chairman Taft (R.-Ohio) told re- porters the Senate Republican policy committee will press for vote later today on the veto. A powerful Republican-Democrat coalition rolled up in the House the more than two-thirds ma- jority necessary to overthrow the veto. The House roll call showed a sub- stantial shilt of Democrats in sup- port of the measure, which pro- vides for tax reduction effective January J, 1948. The chamber which her salary will rise ycar-by-year to a week alter seven previous had voted 2C8 to years. (A.P. Wlrcphoto to The Republican-Herald.) 7ireman Punches Bear in Nose to Save Little Boy Chicago A city fire- man punched a bear in the nose at the suburban Brookficld zoo and thereby saved the life of three-year-old Terry Lee Fnlk, of Jolict, HI. Terry, visiting the zoo yes- terday with his mother, Mrs. Amberta Falk, decided to feed the black bear some of his surplus popcorn. He clambered over the guard rail and across the intervening: safety zone. The bear seized the child and pinned him to the cage with his huge, clawed paws. Fireman Walter Troy, at- tracted by the child's screams leaped the rail and began punching the bear's nose. When the animal relaxed its grip, Troy snatched Terry free. At Berwyn hospital, where 7 Top Nazi Prisoners Moved to Berlin Cells Berlin Rudolph Hess and the other -six high. Nazis who escaped the noose in the Nuernberg war crimes trial'were trans- ferred' secretly today to Spandau prison, where they will serve .terms of from.ten years_tojllfe. For Raeder, It was ap- parently their final appearance out side confinement. All were doome to life terms. They arrived by plane withou notice or fanfare at Gatow airfiel at a, m. after a flight from Nuernberg, where they had been confined since October following th unprecedented trial in which such Nazi bigwigs as Hermann Goering Joachim von Ribbentrop, Pick Marshal Wllhelm Keltel and Colone General Alfred Jodl were sentenced to be hanged. Goering, however managed to commit suicide. The seven Adolf Hit- ler's ruling clique stepped from their plane and into a bus Under heavy guard. Spandau" prison, in a suburb of Berlin, is a joint place of confine ment operated by the four occupy ing powers, the United sia, Great Britain and France. The secret transfer was arranged to prevent any outside contact with the prisoners and to avert any i chance of a demonstration. The red-brick prison, which is in the British sector of Berlin, had been i cleared of all other inmates and [placed under four-power adminis- tration to house former Nazi lead- ers, The prisoners, in addition to Hess, Funk and Raeder, were Baldur von Schirach, ex-youth leader, and Al- bert Speer, former arms production chief, xvho both received 20 years; Baron Constantin von Neurath, the boy was treated for claw former Reich's protector of Bo- Truman May Visit Srazil in August Washington William D 'awley. ambassador to Brazil aid after a White House call to- ny there is a possibility Presi- ent Truman will visit Brazil dur- ng the Inter-American Security onference starting August 15. Pawley told reporters he knew i. Truman "is very anxious to go" response to an official Brazilian invitation. He estimated the conference. in Ho de Janeiro would last about iree .weeks and said that the pos- blllty of Mr. Truman attending epended on the time of congres- onal .'adjournment and other roblems. Mr. Truman has said he would te to visit but that he has o plans to do so. I marks on his right arm and left thigh, Terry said, "I only tried to pet him." hernia and Moravia, 15 years, and former Admiral Karl Doenitz, ten years. Senate Committee Approves Plan For St. Lawrence Washington The Senate foreign relations committee ap- proved by a vote of nine to four to- day legislation authorizing the vast St. Lawrence seaway and power project. The committee's decision thus makes certain that the long contro- versial issue, involving expenditure of an estimated will g to the Senate next year for action Chairman Vandenberg said that the committee will deln ts formal report to the Senate un til the first legislative week of th next session in January- A minor ty report will be filed at the sam bimc, he. said. Vandenberg toJd reporters Wed nesday that there is "no chance lor the Senate to act on the meas ure during the present session. Mew Battle Reported Brewing in China Nanking A new large cale battle between nationalls nd Chinese communist troops is rcwing in the area southeast o altered Szopingkai, the recen cene of one ot the bitterest con- icts of the Chinese civil war, re- orts from Mukden indicated today short of the required to sustain Mr. Truman's veto of the flrst bill which would havo made the cuts effective last July L. Just as he did in vetoing the flrst bill, Mr. Truman again said the tax legislation provides the "wrong kind of tax reduction at the wrong- time." Defeat Seen In Senate If the Senate should upset pre- dictions and vote to override, tha bill will provide cuts ranging from, 30 per cent in the lowest taxable Incomes to 10.6 per cent on. Incomes Republicans virtually conceded the Senate will pitch the new meas- ure in the scrap heap. The cham- jcr voted CO to 32 to pass the two votes short of two-thirds znm- that will be required to make the bill law over the veto. G.O.P. leaders say failure of the Senate to override will erase all prospects of relief for In- come taxpayers next year. They (Continued on-Pure 8, Column 1) TAX BILL Weather FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and air tonight and Saturday. Cooler tonight, low 55. High Saturday 84. cooler south and east portions tonight. Satur- day fair and a little wanner except little change in temperature in ex- treme southeast. and cooler to- night. Saturday lair. Slightly northwest portion. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 90; minimum, 66; noon, 67; precipitation, .20 of Inch; Sun sets tonight at sun rises tomorrow at EXTENDED FORECASTS Wisconsin-Minnesota Temper- ature will average four to six de- ;recs below normal. Normal msjc- roum in north is 81 and in the south, 90. Normal minimum in the north 57, in the south 65. Precipi- tation will be light and scattered. averaging one tenth to one fifth nch, occurring as scattered show- ers in northern Minnesota Sunday and more generally toward the end of the period. _______ TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max- Mln. Pct- Ihicngo Denver ..74 49 .08 :nt. Falls ,0s Angeles Miami Wpls.-St.. Paul Orleans 87 74 80 81 89 86 95 73 49 S3 61 76 62 71 72 70 71 .41 .04 1.67 Steve Miller, Superior. Wis., engineer of the locomotive shown on its side, was killed when a 180-car loaded Great Northern railroad iron ore train collided with it as he sought to take a siding ncar'Colcr- alne, Minn., at midnight Wednesday. The impact spilled a score of the cars and their contents over the rails. (A.P.-Photo.) Tew York .........S3 hoenlx ...........112 Washington .......87 71 .13 RIVER BULLETIN Flood Stage 24-Hr. Stage Today ChanKV Dam 3, T.W. 5.3 .1 led Wine H 4.8 J. nlto City..... 7.9 lends 12 -i- .1 Dam 4, T.W. Dam 5, T.W. 3.5 Dam 5A, T.W 4.5 Winona 5.6 Dam <5, Pool 8.1 Dam 6, T.W. 5.5 .1 Dakota...... 7.9 .2 Dam 7, Pool 9.6 .2 Dam 7, T.W. 3.7 ___ La Crosse----- 12 5.8 ,1 Tributary Streams Chippewa at Durond 2.3 .1 Zumbro nt Thellman 2.7 Buffalo above.Alma ..2.0 Trempealeau at Dodge .7 .2 Black at Neillsvillc ..2.5 ___ Black at Galesville ..2.6 La Crosse at W. Salem 1.8 Root at Houston -----65 2 RIVER FORECAST (From Hastings to Guttenberr) During Saturday and Sunday, there will be little change In the river throughout this district except slight'fall above Lake Pepin and at dam ten the next 24 hours.