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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 22, 1948, Winona, Minnesota W EATHER OeoinlonM tonlfht und IS HERE Dial 97JS for the Best In Radio Full Leased Wire News Report of The Anociated Frew VOLUME 48. NO. 107 W1NONA. MINNESOTA, TUESDAY EVENING. JUNE 22. 1946 Member of the Audit Bureau of FIVE CENTS PER COPY SIXTEEN PAGES Favorite Penn State Son Backs Dewey Third Ballot Breakaway Indicated Col. McCormick Calls for Taft, Stassen Nomination By Jnck Bell favorlti nons hunted foxholes today awaiting a two-ballot shakedown In th Dowey-Taft-Stasscn battle for th Republican presidential nomination Behind tho gaudy trappings an noisy oratory of the party conven tton's second-day session, the hca was on for tho big and little bloc; of third ballot votes that mlgh make or break Governor Thomas E Dewey. Senator Robert A. Taft and Harold E. Stassen. With this blitz whistling around thorn, tho men who front lor the hefty Pennsylvania, Massachusetts Now Jersey and Illinois delegations pulled further back Into their shells By unspoken consent they teemed to bo agreed the probable exception of an Illinois turn for will be no big break for any of the top runners until a third roll call is reached sometime Thursday. Michigan Delegates Plcawd This development pleased Michi- gan delegates seeking to got Sena- tor Arthur Vandenbcrg's candidacy off tho ground. It fit the plans of Governor Ear: Warren to keep California's 53 votes tucked in his pocket. It gixve renewed hope to such possible nominee as House Speaker Joseph Martin of Massachusetts Martin takes over today the power- ful post of the convention's perma nent chairmanship. But It made painful going for Dewey and pace set- ters on tho first their now dospornto efforts to lino up tho strength needed to hit ths magical 648-voto nominating total, Ths convention concerned itself chiefly today with n platform that pledged continued American aid to poaco-loving nations who help 10 Republican omlnatlon. Youngdahl made tho ast night at a G.O.P. Anti-Red Fight Another plank promised that if Republicans get their coveted hold on tho White House they will press strong measures to defeat com- munism at home. In the day's speech-making, the delegates heard Senator Kenneth S. Wherry ot Nebraska assert that Ger- man recovery Is the key to stop- ping communism. As did Illinois' Governor Dwlght Oroen and Clare Soothe Luce before him, Wherry assailed the interna- tional agreements made by Franklin D. Roosevelt and President Truman. Tho Nebraska senator said In a prepared manuscript that these "short-sighted agreements" today "stand as roadblocks In tho path we now have determined as the true course to world pence." In hl.i koynoting address lust night. Green trumpeted that only Republicans can win back the peace ho said tho Democrats have lost. Mrs. Luce, an open rooter for the Vanclenberg candidacy, tabbed Mr. Trurrmn as n "a gono goose." But ,ihn wns Kind, the former congress- woman said, that the country doesn't have "Red Hank Wallace" in the White House instead. _____ The bristling speech by the former; the first ballot." Connecticut House member brought the convention's first-day formal- ities to a close. Representative Francos P. Bolton of Ohio covered less ground in an address prepared for today's KCS- slon. She appealed to women voters to USD their power to help elect a Republican president. Another speaker today was Sena- tor Raymond Baldwin, Connecticut's Smiling Minnesota delegates gather under their state standard at opening session of the 24th Republican national convention at Philadelphia, Left to right: Mrs. R. C. Andrews, Llndstrom; Gov- ernor Luther W. Mrs, A. C. Carlson. Willmar, and Gor- don Sanders of Minneapolis. (A.P. Wirephoto.) Stassen Broadens 'No Deals' Stand Stassen today repeated and widened his stand against "deals." "You can mark this he told a news conference. There will be no deals on our part to extend the vice-presidential nomi- to anyone who is in direct op- _ 1 1 1 position to the policies we believe In Youngdahl Denies Stassen Deals for By Adolph Johnson Phlladelphln. Governor Lu- hcr Youngdahl of Minnesota says to win votes. "This is a fight of principle." The former Minnesota governor has said repeatedly that he would make no deal which Would mean giving up his drive for the Repub- presidential nomination to ac- cept second place on the ticket. hat Harold B. Stassen has made no deals or arrangements" for getting vice-presidency statement convention ress conference, called by Stassen, ut which the former Minnesota overnor was unable to attend be- ause of a reception for all candi- otcs. "We are In no combination and Youngdahl declared. "We re In a positive, hard-driving, clean ampalgn for the top place on the allot. We will stay In that cam- algn for first place to the very ast." Don Dickey, Woyzata, whip of ho Minnesota delegation, said Stas- en's chances were very adding better that delegates rom seven other states we're aiding ic Mlnnesocan's campaign. He listed those helping as dele- atcs from Montana, North and outh Dakota, New Mexico, Colo- ado, Washington and Oregon. He Ud the Oregon aid was forthcom- ng "even though the state's dele- ates cannot vote for Stassen on favorite son, who pleaded with the delegates to take it strong stand against special privilege. Open Dnori "This Is our moral opportunity to open doors Unit are shut because of erred or race or color, to wipe out tho last vrstlgc or under priv- ilege and the last vestige or special Baldwin declared in his text. The platform which a committee Stassen's statement today came in reply to reporters' Questions about the proposal of Colonel Rob- ert R. McCormick, publisher of the Chicago Tribune, for a Taft-Stas- sen ticket. Stassen interrupted a series of meetings with state delegations, the first of which started at a. m., to hold the news conference. He said he believed he had picked up considerable secondary strength as the result of conferences thus far with 18 different state dele- gations, He predicted some "great defla- tions" when the first roll is called. He referred, he explained, to the claimed vote totals of Senator Taft and Governor Thomas Dewey. How- ever, he did not change his previous prediction that he would be third on the first ballot. A strong third, he called than most estimates I have seen." Stassen met with delegates from Kentucky, Nebraska and Rhode Island this morning. Meetings have been scheduled during the day with groups from Alabama, Kansas, South Carolina, Florida and prob- ably others. Goldsborough 0. Lewis Pension Plan Operators' Plea to Block Payment Dismissed by Judge T. Alan Goldsborough today gave John L, Lewis a legal go-ahead for his monthly pension plan for miners, Goldsborough dismissed a pica of Ezra Van Horn, trustee 'for op- erators on the United Mine Work- ers' welfare fund, for a court or- der to block payment of pensions for retired miners. The judge said he found the pro- posal for payments "reasonable and proper." Fir Lewis, it marked his first triumph on three trips into Judge Goldsborough's court. Twice before he had been there only to be fined for contempt of court for failure to end walkouts in obedience to Golds- borough orders. The question of pension payments is blocking negotiation of a new agreement to go into effect June 30, when the current pact expires. It was the pension argument that brought about the costly six-weeks strike last spring. The proposed system of payments was evolved by Lewis and Senator H. Styles Bridges (R. N. Bridges became neutral member of the welfare board and sided with Lewis in setting up the plan. Van Horn refused to approve the payments and went into court to ask that it be declared illegal. Goldsborough said the plan, which was only tentative and may be changed as experience does not violate either the 1947 coali work contract, made last July, or the Taft-Hartley labor act. S Wherrv of Nebraska, Republican whip of the U. S. Senate, spreads his arms wide as he key to stopping communism, Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) Couple Give Away Their 7 Children The plan provides for' U.M.W. members who month are 6, Soviet, Allies Parley On Reich Money Reform Berlin High Russian offl- headrd by Senator Loclgr, Jr., (Mas.O Henry Cabot ._....... whipped into final form In tho early morning hours pledged a far-reaching civil rights program and opposed race scgvrKtiUon irv the armed forces. But the all-Important foreign policy plank wns adopted by tlie 104-member resolutions committee only after some reported vigorous protests by Senator Brooks of Illi- nois. Brooks has been critical ol the European recovery prosram. Taft's followers won a victory when the committee wrote In a plank calling for government aids for slum clcnrnncii and low cost housing. Taft lost his fight for such a program In the closing hours of Congress, Tatt's platform gain was offset by a more tangible victory for Dcwey In a 2G to 2.4 vote by tho credentials committee to sent a IC-votc Georgia delegation largely supporting the New Yorker lor the nomination, Tatt forces were hard put to ex- plain this result after earlier predic- tions that they would put over their own delegation. There was n possi- bility they might appeal the deci- sion to the convention. But any such action would amount to an outright Dcwcy-Taft test on a (Continued on Pnjre 12, Cnlumn 5.) T1IIKD BALLOT clals, for the first time in more than three months, met the western allies .today in a discussion on currency. The aim was to agree on a money reform for this four-power city and to arrange for continuing trade re- lations between Soviet and western Germany, which now arc using different, currencies. The British proposed the talks, which started in the early after- noon. No high level meeting had benn held since March 20, whenlpestcd the conference in view of tho Russians walked from the allied control council. The Russians Britain and France instituted a new, devalued currency in western Germany at the weekend to curb inflation and strike at the black market. The Russians agreed to today's talks after asserting that only the new currency they plan for their own zone should be circulated in Berlin, They declared Berlin "is economically a part" of the Soviet zone, in which It is located years of age or older and who have worked in the pits for at least 20 years. Lewis and Bridges agreed to set aside of the fund to start the pension payments The fund has been accumulated through a ten cents a ton royalty levy on each ton of coal mined. This was provided in the 1S47 contract. The dispute between. U.M.W. Chief Lewis and the mine owners has blocked any payments for pensions or other welfare benefits for U.M.W, members. Lewis has insisted that agree- ments be reached on the pension problem before he would go ahead with talks for a new contract. Goldsborough's decision thus helps to clarify the matter and possibly clears the way for resumption of contract negotiations to prevent a strike in July. Goldsborough said he couldn't see anything in the Lewis-Bridges pen- sion proposal that is "any way im- proper, or not in the spirit" of the Tart-Hartley act and the present operator-union contract. Russ Flay U. S. Berlin Leader Berlin Soviet Marshal Vas- sily D. Sokolovsky filed a formal complaint today against what he called the "coarse" behavior of Col- onel Prank L, Hawley, U. S. com- mandant in Berlin, at the last meeting of the four-power kom- mandatura. In a letter to General Lucius D. Clay, the American commander In Germany, Sokolovsky, the Russian commander, declared Howley "re- fused In a coarse and insulting manner to discuss proposals for im- proving the material and legal sit- uation of the workers of industry in Berlin." The protest was reported by the Soviet-licensed news agency. Convention Program are the second and third day programs of the Republican national convention (time ta central standard) i TUESDAY a. m. Call to order by Temporary Chairman Governor Dwight H. Addresses by Senator Wherry Representative Bolton Senator Baldwin and Magistrate Hobson Reynolds of Philadelphia. Reports of committees on credentials, rules and order or busi- ness, and permanent organization. Election of permanent chairman. Evening__7 P. nj. Address by permanent chairman, House Speaker Martin Address by former President Hoover. Address by Representative Katharine St. George (N. WEDNESDAY a. m. Call to order by Permanent Chairman Martin. Addresses by Representative Halleck Mrs. Robert W. MacCauley, assistant chairman of the Republican national com- mittee; Ralph Becker, president of the National Young Republican Federation, and Senator Cain Report of (platform) committee. Roll call of states to hear nominations for president. p. m. Call to order. Roll call of states to begin selection of nominee for president (x) May be deferred until Thursday morning-.___________________ Irgun Arms Landing Breaks Palestine Peace Tel Aviv, Israel A clash land its forbidden cargo on the Billie Harvey Miami, W. Har- vey, SG-year-old radio announcer, and his wife, were ready to start life anew giving away their seven children. Harvey and his wife came here yesterday from Lake Worth, Ha., where they signed adoption papers for the youngsters, ranging in age from nine months to eight years, 'Now perhaps they will be able to have the things we couldn't pro- vide for Harvey said. "I have a heart Mrs. Harvey added. "The doctors tell me I have only another two or two and a. half years to live. I couldn't face the prospect of putting the children in a home, not knowing how they might be kicked around." The Harveys arrived in Lake Worth last March from Bing- hamton, N. Y. Harvey said he applied for wel- fare aid Jn Dade (Miami) county but had not been a resident there long enough. the meeting Wed- after a 15-mlnute Howley left nesday night sitting, leaving his deputy to rep- resent him. The Russian repre- sentatives immediately stormed out, crying Insult and shouting "there won't be any next meeting." The kommandatura is the administrative agency for the city of Berlin, and was the last functioning four-power The western powers disputed the agency in Germany, implication that the Russians have Marshal Sniminvsif greater rights In Berlin. They sug- dclaycd today's meeting 45 minutes by unexplained tardiness. Soviet sources said currency re- form Tor the Russian zone was ex- pected the special quadrapnrtite status of the Berlin administration." Both sides agreed that use of rival currencies here would cause eco- nomic chaos In the city, already beset by Russian transport and Marshal said Howley's action was "contrary to the ele- mentary rules of decency and work- ing procedure for four-power or- gans." The French chairman of the meeting, General said at Draft Objector Chains Self to White House Stair between Irgun Zval Lcumi and the army of Israel over the landing of nn Irgun arms ship threatened to- day to plunge the new Jewish state Into civil war. Shooting developed when the arms ship, an L. S. T., sought to 3 Fresh Divisions Enter Greek Drive Against Guerrillas Second Army Corps Headquarters, Kozanc, Greece Three more divisions moved into the Greek drive against the rebels early today, fol- lowing an order of the day saying, "Let Grammos be the grave of the communists." The order was issued shortly after midnight by Lieutenant General Panos Kalogeropoulos, Second corps commander. It sent the second, eighth and tenth divisions into the attack on the eastern, southern and western sides of the Grammos moun- tain semicircle holding an estimated guerrillas. Meanwhile, the crack ninth divi- sion was slogging its way from Ko- nitsa, across north Greece, appar- ently to seal off the Albanian bor- der. Unconfirmed reports said it had reached defense outposts in the Grammos area, I The first and 15th divisions, which are still fighting around Nestorlon, ran into unexpected resistance, Washington A 33-year-old i which slowed down their advance beach at Natanya, 18 miles north of this city. The ship was moved overnight into Tel Aviv bay and grounded within a block of the waterfront headquarters of the United Nations., Importation or arms is barred under the U. N. four-week armis- tice. An Israeli communique reported tho clash with Irgun, a former un- derground fighting force. An Irgun broarcast said "Some of our people have been killed and and threatened a "blood battle be- tween Jews" if tho attacks on Irgun did not cease. The Israeli government imposed censorship for 24 hours on news about the ship and its landtag. United Nations officials said truce observers were sent at once to the scene of the beaching, since a viola- tion of the U. N.'s four-week arm- istice, now in its second week, may I be involved. The government's statement and the Irgun broadcast were the only facts permitted by censorship to be sent abroad of the clash. There was no indication as to whether the attempt to land arms was successful. Informed sources said the craft involved was the Alta Lena, which sailed from Marseilles ten days ago. First Break Of Republican Convention Quick Acceptance of Party's Shortest Platform Forecast By Jack Bell Philadelphia Thomas E. Dcwey got the first big break at tha Republican national convention, to- day when Pennsylvania's favorite son. Senator Edward Martin, sud- denly withdrew In Dewcy's favor. Martin announced further that he would plate Dewcy's name In nomination before the delegates to- morrow. How many of Pennsylvania's mas- sive 1J3-vote delegation Martin can carry with him was the big Ques- tion. Asked this question, Martin said: "I do not know. I have made no estimate." Seventy-two or the delegates hnve been pledged to Martin. The Martin statement came as a big surprise. The Martin swing to Dcwey came after a. two and a, quarter hour ses- sion of the convention, devoted to speech-making denouncing the Democratic administration. A plat- form was readied too on which the convention presidential choice will seek election to the White House. The second day of the Republican convention started slowly today. Only a sprinkling of, delegates and virtually no spectators at all on hand at the hour set for the third, session. Many of the participants had had a late night. Platform Release Release of the 1948 Republican, platform came -at 1 a. m. and they waited for the text. It will not bo presented to the convention until Wednesday morning but It was the central topic of conversation In tho convention hall before the opening of the session. The platform pledges Interna- tionalism, a potent military machine and civil rights for all. Chairman Henry Cabot Lodge of the G.OJP. resolutions committee will offer the document in the party's the national convention tomorrow for approval. Conventions usually accept platforms without a fuss. Re- publican National Chairman Car- (CoDtlnucd on Page 12, Column 4.) PLATFORM Weather conscientious objector chained him- self to a bannister in the White House today in protest against the draft. "Veto the draft" was paint- ed on his white shirt. Secret service agents quickly re- leased him and hustled him out of the White House into their head- quarters across the street. The secret service identified the man as James D. Peck, New York city. Agents said he had recently been released from federal peni- northward. The second division is moving in from the Grevena area, while the eighth and tenth divisions are at- tacking from the south and west on both sides of loannina. Reports indicated the national command is deploying troop columns all through the northern area. One military observer described Grecklflames were discovered shortly before tactics as similar to those used byi7 p. m. in the clubrooms of the Loss at In Anoka Blaze Anoka, today was set at in a fire which over- came throe persons and disrupted communications here for nearly three hours last night. Frank H. Smith, Anoka fire chief who made the loss estimate, said the American Army after the Nor- mandy Invasion. National forces expect to encount- acted illegally and rudely. the time Colonel Howley had acted tentiary at Danbury, Conn., where properly and that the Russians had served a three-year term as'er suffer resistance as they arive la conscientious objector. (deeper into rebel territory. Edwin Cutter American Legion post. They quickly spread to the street floor of the two-story structure on Main street, occupied by the Col- burn-Hilliard clothing Company. Nearly All Of The Republican presidential aspirants are shown in the photo at the left as they gath- ered for luncheon at the Union League club in Philadelphia following the opening session of the G.O.P. national convention. A group of candidates' also attending the luncheon, are pictured above. Can- didates left to right, are: Harold E. Stassen of Minnesota; Representative Joe Martin of Massachusetts; Governor Thomas Dewey of New York; Senator Robert Taft of Ohio: Governor Earl Warren of Cali- fornia, and Senator Edward Martin of Pennsylvania. The ladies are, left to right, Mrs, Dewey, Mrs. Taft, Mrs. Stassen, Mrs. Warren and Mrs. John Bricker, wile of the Ohio senator. FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and vicinity Mostly cloudy with occasional showers to- night and Wednesday and rising temperature. Low tonight 68; high Wednesday 80. LOCAC WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 74; minimum, 67; noon, 73; precipitation, ,12; sun sets to- night at sun rises tomorrow at EXTENDED FORECASTS Minnesota and perature average will range from. icar normal northern Minnesota 3-5 degrees above normal southern Wisconsin. Normal maximum 77 northern Minnesota to 86 southern Wisconsin. Normal minimum 53 northern Minnesota to 63 southern Wisconsin. Not much change in jrevalling temperatures except cool- :r in northern sections Sunday. Nighttime temperatures averaging considerably above normal, especial- ly in south portion, with quite hu- mid weather. Precipitation average range from one inch northern Minnesota to one to three Inches in Wisconsin. Recurrent periods of showers or thundcrshowers till end- ing In most sections about Sunday, TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max. Mln. Prec. Bemidjl ...........59 Chicago SO _ Denver ............C3 DCS Moincs SO Duluth ............53 Intl. Falls...... Kansas City Los Angeles Miami 63 74 71 85 75 91 New York 80 Seattle G7 Phoenix ...........100 31 C7 Mpls.-St. Paul New Orleans Washington Winnipeg 86 M 49 66 46 5G G4 59 77 66 M 64 52 67 65 5S .03 .15 .35 .12 .09 .74 .02 .03 1.15 DAILY RIVER BULLETIN rlood Stage 24-hr. Stage Today Change Dam 3. T.W Red Wing 14 2.1 2.6 6.2 3.4 4.2 2.4 3.1 5.4 9.2 4.1 3.4 1.7 4.7 -r .1 .1 .1 Lake City Reads........ 12 Dam 4, T.W. Dam 5. T.W. Dam 5A, T.W. Winona 33 Dam 6, Pool Dam 6, T.W. Dam 7, Pool Dam 7, T.W. La Crossc 12 Tributary Streams at Durnnd 1.7 Buffalo above Alma 1.5 Trempcalcau at Dodge 0.5 Black atNeillsville 2.7 Black at Galcsvillc----2.3 La Crossc at W. Salem 1.6 Root at Houston 53 RIVER FORECAST (From Hastings to GuUcnberg) Except for a" slight rise below Prairie du Chien, there will be very ittle change in the river stages throughout this district the next 48 hours. Small tributaries will rise n the event of locally heavy rain- fall. .2 .1 .1 .1 H- .1 .1 1. .1 ;