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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 25, 1947, Winona, Minnesota W EATHER N EWS PICTURES Best in Local and Wlrcphotos DaDy Full Leased Report of The Associated Frew Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations VOLUME 47, NO. 109 WINONA. MINNESOTA. WEDNESDAY EVENING. JUNE 25. 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY TWENTY PAGES ixw. i Western Arms Standardization Sought License Revocation Heart of Anti-Slots Law Previous Vice Control Acts Cited New Measure Not Too Tough, Peace Officers Told JIT Jiirk Miirka.r St. fa ul "T' "''he "mitt-slot rnii- ti.'.i'.f ennetert by the Isvst IC-K- In not n.i touch n.s It's crack- er: up lo nml It's not a new in prlnrlpli1. county attorneys Truman Faces Youngdahl Stresses Need for Strong U. S. to Aid World in Lanesboro Talk and v-ni-'- o.T.cers from the state's 87 rount'.es today were so told by the "-.sir. "who dratted the hlKhly-pub- licizeci nnc! much-dlscussetl bill for Governor W. Yrmnifdahl. Hr: Is William C. Green, iiwlxtnnt attor- ney ir shentrs. deputy shcrlfTs, cor.siitbles, marshals, policemen, po- Jif- orr.crrs and ntticr peacu ofllccrs nre .'.prclflcnlly named in tho act us itwc who can Institute rrvocu- proceedings, Green explained, dor.t not mean that n private riiun't the right to mnke a coaip'.aint." Green rrnphasuiecl Hint the new law :iot repeal tiny of the penal with keeping of ca.T.ti'i.M: device.1-, adding "it's slm- iiis nclditlonal law enforcement rrrr.'-rty." "Many of the penal Ktntute.s have the .statute books for many yci.-s. I wiy iigiiln there l.i noth- :r.K- new or startling about the antl- act. except that it provides a menr.s of enforcement atralnst the keep.nv of certain types of gambling devices which the legislature evl- Crntly deemed would be more ade-i than existing Green as- "I: is a simple act usid It si-iO'-Id speak for itself." Green spoke after Governor Vou.-.Kduhl gave the welcoming ad- dresx. (lutllniiiK the rriLions for cnll- confereiu-e. when "the 'Brussels' ministry surety bond required by law education caught fire. incoming brides. _____ Decision on Aid to China Economic Props to Sagging Currency Held Urgent Tru- man and Secretary of State Marshall are faced today with a ticklish deci- sion on whether the United States should do anything more right now to prop up China's badly sagging economic structure. Some top-Hlght advisers content the problem is fast becoming a urgent as the Issue of aiding Europe But they acknowledge that neither alternative offers solid ground for determining n positive policy stand The choice, they say, Is between (A) Delaying any decision at the risk of seeing China fall prey to even greater disunity, possibly com- plete communist domination, or (B) Responding to Nanking's pleas for new loans and grants with no positive assurance that the aid measures would be effective for long Stop-Gap Aid The problem of long-rango help to China logically Jails within the scope of the new 19-membcr non- parUsan committee appointed by Mr Truman to weigh the effect of all such foreign assistance on the Am erican economy. But with one deadline 1'illlng next Monday- long-pending but never released Export-Import bank credit earmarked for and with Congress aiming at ad- journment by late next month, time is pressing on the administration to make at least a stop-gap decision shortly. Engine Inflation has Just sent the Chinese national government dollar to a new black market low of to the American dollar. Effective Aid Necaca As a result, American ius well n.i Chinese financial experts have told the State department that, regard- less of the course of the nationalist- communist civil war, China faces financial chaos before year's end unless effective aid is forthcoming from the United States. One official estimate is that aside from China's share of the American man or tnc youuu v......... minion created by the recent post TJNRRA relief Hlatiirc starting between Day 'executive secretary of Big to in loans Brothers Inc., was born in Farm- or grants for cotton and other com- inutoii. Minn., April M. 100-1, and modlty purchases will be required mujored In psychology nt the Uni- immediately to cope with the infiu- Swiss Girl May i Enter U. S., Marry or Second Fiance ship's surgeon with whom she fell in love somewhere in the Atlantic. Prank Watkins, district director U. S. Cargo Ship Afire at Dock .Irrvry City, .1. !''iro sprrucl two holds of tlic U. S. Prrs- Secretary Of Navy James F. Forrestal (left) inspects the navy Distinguished Service medal he presented to General Dwight D. Eisenhower army chief of staff, today in Washington In a Navy department ceremony witnessed by Admiral Chester NImltz, chief of navy operations. The citation was for leadership In the North African theater in November, 1942. (A.P. Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) stratlon agent of Preston and Paul Abrahamson, Lanesboro. General Bradley May Succeed Eisenhower Washington General Dwlght D. Eisenhower, who led allied armies to victory In North Africa and Europe, wiU become president of Columbia university when he is relieved as army chief of staff, probably early next year. General Omar N. Bradley, the veterans regard- ed todny as Eisenhower's likely suc- cessor in the army's top Job. Eisenhower also has been elected a member of the university's board of trustees. As president, he suc- ceeds Nicholas Murray Butler, who retired in 1945, Associates of the five-star general said last night he has discussed his departure from the scrvlco with President Truman and Secretary of War Robert Patterson, but with- out submitting a formal request for release. A War department announcement of Elsenhower's plans salcl, however, that he has taken the Columbia post "with the approval of the President of the United States and of war" effective "at such to Abandon Spaulding Depot Madison, Wis. The Green iCCl Ctiil y v t, w Aiiiiiia ;Ime as his superiors may release cheap he said. Lancsboro, Minn. Citizens of Minnesota should do their utmost to help make the United States strong enough as a nation to lead the world out of chaos so that all peoples can live together in peace and happiness, Governor Luther W. Younedahl told the persons gathered in Sylvan park Tuesday tor the annual picnic of the county Farm Bureau. The governor pledged Jil.s whole- hearted support to the 4-H move- ment and a program which -will build youth and he emphasized the importance Of bringing the rural communities of the state to the level of its cities. "The idea that good sanitation, safe refrigeration, safe water, good light and cleanliness and comfort through the use of electricity go only with city living. Is rapidly fad- ing he said.1 "Electrical power is equally us essential to farm pro- duction us to a city manufactur- ing plant. "In 1035, only 12 per cent of Min- nesota farms had electricity. To- day 55 per cent have electrical pow- er. The electric age will give sus- tenance to the prosperity of the rural areas and this prosperity will be reflected In larger bank balances, more bonds and smaller mortgages." Must Encourage Youth More electricity on the farms, thej governor said, will make them more' attractive for younger people and it is necessary that we do every- thing possible to encourage youth to follow farming as a vocation. "We cannot be satisfied until all farms In Minnesota have access to iiim from active duty in the :utlook it should bo sometime dur- iB the first half Of 1948." Bradley directed the army ground forces in the European campaign to Suy_ __. when Eisenhower' was supreme G 000 ot tnc state's farmers commander of the Allied armicsjh'ave stRneci up with their soil con- Bay and Western railroad was authorized by the public service commission today to abandon six stations in five counties. The com- mission said the communities in which the stations are located re- ceive adequate service from other Green Bay and Western facilities in the regions. The stations to bo abandoned include Spaulding in Jackson cotmty. U.N. Balkan Probe Report Released Today By John A. Parris, Jr. Lake Success The- United Nations Balkan Investigation com- mission's report holding Yugoslavia mcnt_ primarily to blame for support oil Austria Pledges No Diversion of Aid Supplies Latin America To Receive Modern Ships Merchant Vessels to Italy, Canadian Cooperation Urged Hy Tile Associated Press Top U. S. leaders today advocated stops to insure tho military strength of the Western hemisphere and to fortify Italy against communism- General DwiRhi. D. Eisenhower told Congress it is to tho se- curity of this country that United States and Canadian nrnied forces be prepared to cooperate complete- ly, Secretary of Navy James Forrcs- tai confirmed plans to furnish South American nations with modern U. S. warships: and Secretary of State George Marshall said that the United suites wants to turn over 31 merchant vessels to noncom- munist Italy in nn effort to speed reconstruction of vhat country. Both. Eisenhower and Forrostal' spoke before the House foreign affairs committee in support of legislation authorizing United States aid to standardize the arms of all Amc-.- can nations. Equal Toiin-icc Ka-sis "Tt is the intention of the Ivavy department to substitute newer U. S naval vessels for the obsolete types of our neighbors." Porrcstol said. "This substitution Is proposed Ion an approximately equal tonnage basis." He did not tell exactly what types of vessels this country proposed to furnish but said in a statement pre- pared for the House foreign af- fairs committee that the rtavy been holding in reserve for 'trans- fer certain naval vessels which are in excess of our present defense re- quirements." (Two weeks ago. The Associated Press reported the existence of a memorandum from Forrestal to Sec- retory of State George Marshall say- ing the navy Is prepared to trans- fer four light cruisers and n? er vessels to Latin America. (The cruisers are the Nashville, the Phoenix, the Boise and the St. s testimony in. .support of legislation providing- for military cooperation between tho American republics, including stand- ardization of armaments. Marshall and Secretary of War Robert Pat- previously urged 'ts enact- guerrilla warfare inside Greece was. made public today. known in dispatches from Geneva, were expected to precipitate a show- down between Russia and tho West- ern. powers In the Security coun- cil on the perennial Balkan prob- lem. Austria for- Covering a three-months Inquiry into the Balkan situation, the 000-word document was formally submitted to members of the Se- curity council lost Saturday. The council was expected to be- gin a. discussion of the report Canal Protection said the assistance wouM substantially "augment our ability protect the vitally important P.i- ma canal." and added that the vessels slated for transfer arc "whose preservation and ITK nrc todny costing us money." General Eisenhower told CongrC5a that If the United States has an- other war one of the first things the enemy will do is strike through, the air at the industrial centers near the Great Lnkcs. For that reason, the nrmy chief of staff said, it is vital to the se- curity of this country that United States and Canadian armed forces gm fl. aibcujsaiuii ui cuv iv.jjuA- e'ther Friday or early nest (Continued on Pajre .4. Column "Disturbed political and economic usr today that under pain conditions and the persecution i 'One of the greatest challenges [m rrom active aui.y i" uii.ij. "one 01 tnc greacesc Tho statement added that "with today js that of soil no radical change in the current he continued. "Both city and coun- metime dur- try peonie have a stake in this prob- lem. Already a third of Minnesota ms are suffering from moderate severe erosion but only about of losing all help no American re- lief supplies will be diverted to Rus- sian or any other occupation troops. This stipulation, plus a guaran- tee that the Austrian people will be clearly told whence the aid came, was written into the first of a se- ries of agreements under which the United States will spend to furniish food and other relief sup- plies to China and a half dozen European countries. over as veterans in August, 1945. is 56 and has been n that theater. Bradley took administrator Eisenhower chief of staff since November, 1945, when he succeeded General George C. Marshall, now secretary of state. Under a congressional act, Elsen- lower will continue as a five-star general for life with pay of around a year. Columbia Is expected ,o pay him additional compensation running into five figures annually. 4 Killed in Communal Rioting at Calcutta Calcutta The government announced today that lour persons were killed and nine injuredjn new outbreaks of communal violence icre yesterday. Ninety arrests were reported. Iscrvation districts. United States now has an average of throe and a half acres Of cropland per person. Two and a half acres are required to maintain present standards. If our popula- tion increases 25 million the next 25 .years, we will have only two and three-quarters acres of cropland per person and if erosion continues to destroy an Impoverished land, acre- age Mill drop below two and a half acres per person. Then America will face a serious crisis in its food requirements." Discusses State Plans The governor discussed some of the measures passed by the last legislature, he referred to the state advisory committee, the tree nursery bill, minorities inside Greece were cited in the commission's report as con- tributing factors to the turbulent Balkan situation. a means toward alleviating ARMS Weather Action on Reintroduced Tax Bill May Come Before Adjournment Congress adjourns In July, effective date "possibly" _ ____- i ,________.. YViifTlTr, pinP.Kl Senator Wal- ter George (D.-Gu.) threw his u.s loaded the vessel for sall-lmovo to rcpass the vetoed tux slushing bill, revised J-Tid.iy to the I-'nr Jersey City firemen arrlv-ionly to make the cuts effective next scene they were told that had been trap- ped .No. 2 hold of the Marine Chief Frank J. Ertle said. >Ie uddrd that the report wns soon rii.vriunrecl when firemen, wearing went down into tho hold and no evidence of anyone being January 1 instead of next week. Chairman Harold Knutson (R.- Mlnn.) of the tax-framing House ways and means committee re- Introduced the bill yesterday, and Speaker Martin (R.-Mass.) said It will bo taken up by the House "at tho first favorable opportunity." Asked It this meant action before replied: "We certainly are not clos- ing tho door to that." He added: "Since the tax veto was sustained last Tuesday a lot of Democrats who voted to sustain have come to mo and said they were that they have changed their minds. We arc sure we have the two-thirds in the House. It's entirely up to the Senate." An Informal poll was under way among senators to determine whether enough support could be corralled. Gcorgo observed that with the said the state aid bill which he will make it easier for boys and girls to get a high school edu- cation and he said "As long us I am governor, there will be no slot machines in Minnesota." The governor was accompanied here by Mrs. Youngdahl. Other guests of the Fillmore county Farm Bureau board at a picnic lunch at noon were State Senator Henry A. Larson of Preston, Representative- ut-Large John A. Johnson of Pres- ton, Representative A. M. Burnap of Spring Valley and Attorney Glen Sawyer. Lanesboro, and their wives The Lanesboro High school iring the noon hour, was introduced by enough Democrats might new bill to pass it over a veto. However, seasoned lawmakers wives UTle XIIKH saw little chance of the measure bancj "played during the noon hour. becoming law this year. They point- The ed especially to the possibility of a Mr Burnap filibuster in the Senate if the special 4-H club award of a issue is plumped on the Senate Berkshire gilt was made floor again. nf Wvfcoff as The measure would, give a 30 per cent income tax cut to individuals in the lowest taxable income bracket, 15 to 20 per cent for mid- dip incomes, and per cent on 'Income above to Raymond Grabau of Wykoff as the outstanding member of the swine project. The gilt was given to the FiUmore County Pickwick (Continued on Page 11, Column 5) YOLTVGDAHL FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and vicinity Light local showers tonight, clearing late rl JJiCTUJJ-o it.J.u. UJ'vv this situation, the commission rec- tonight. Thursday, generally fair, ommended that the Security council Little change m temperature. Low establi-di a commission or com- tonight 60; high Thursday SO. missioner on the troubled, frontier tonight. Thurs- of Greece for at least two day partly cloudy with scattered years to observe incidents and set- tliundcrshowcrs. Little change in temperature. fair tonight and Thursday with late afternoon thundershowcrs near Mississippi riv- er Thursday. Little change in tem- perature. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending nt, 12 m. today: Maximum, 33: minimum, 63; noon. 72; precipitation, trace; sun sets to- night at sun rises tomorrow at TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max. Mir.. Pet. Bcmidji "M 55 -20 Des Moines ........84 (53 .IS DUlUth 77 59 .16 Minneapolis-St. Paul 81 63 T Phoenix ...........104 67 Seattle GO 56 Washington ........76 63 RIVER BULLETIN Flood Stage 24-Hr. Stnpe Today Change 14 13 6.8 9.7 C.2 6.3 5.1 (5.3 7.1 (5.3 (Sugar) KoWnson, New York, world's welterweight king Is concerned over Jimmy Doyle's .condition last night after Ray floored Jimmy with a left hook In the eighth round of their cham- pionship fight at Cleveland, Ohio. Doyle (on floor) gets aid from a doctor and seconds of both fighters. Ho could not be revived and was taken to a hospital. (A.P. Wirephoto to The Republican- Herald.) Red Wing Lake City Reads Dam 4, T. W. Dam 5, T. W. Dam 5A, T. W. Winona (C.P.) Dam G, Pool Dam. C, T. W. Dakota (C.P.I Dam 7, Pool Dam 7, T. W. Tributary Streams Chippewa at Durand.. 3.7 Zumbro at Thellman.. 3.6 Buffalo above 2.0 Trempealeau at Dodge. 0.5 Black at Neillsville----3.1 Black at G-alcsvillc----2.0 La Crossc at W. Salem. 1.S Root at Houston...... 6.7 .1 KIVER FORECAST (From Hastings to Gutlcnbcrc) The Mississippi will continue fall- ing very slowly throughout this district with average daily falls of .1 foot in the upper pools and below all tailwatcr gauges. -r .4 ;