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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 28, 1947, Winona, Minnesota W EATHER N EWS PICTURES Best in Local and Wircpholos Dally Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations WINONA. MINNESOTA. SATURDAY EVENING. JUNE 28. 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY TWELVE PAGES Storm Lashes State, Damage Heavy Dresbach Child Killed By Hiawatha Carroll Jean Hill Wanders Onto R. R. Track Minn. .rr.l.'l Mill. Ht-lllOIllll-Olfl c i- of Mr. mid Mrs. John Hill. ll'.i hilled Instantly six- W-IM by a north- Mr.wiiiikep nillnmcl Hiawatha iiriir hcrr r.irly l-'rlduy evening. T.'ic iif'-ldrnt (K-currrd ul the about three mill's .u.Wi n: here mill Just tH-low the it'll cl'ifii. n' I'- O'-drH'- I-'ort and Ur. John nr'.inK Winoiw county cor- oner "who invest iKJiU'd. said the her parents occupied ft p u: the liintlltiK. The cottage. "IP .'.aid, llro between the trivcl: and the river mul Is M-mriitrcl from tlv trucks bv an 'IH'-'.VJ: The nillroiicl level is rrnchcd by Cemetery Officials End Convention Here, Elect Winonan Vice-President a flight of; sheriff wild, was with ;.overnl other children of "cwt'tiKr and Mrs. Iflllj visiting; Government Will Try to Arrange Coal Negotiations Uy Harold W. Ward Washington Labor depart- ment officials said today Secretary will try next week Of CC: women frlenclr. wrre the cottage yard. Mr. Hill was f.vhlns on the river. The child! viinclered awny unseen und wus, no: for n few rnlnutt-.s. I In time, however. Fort said child appatvntly climbed the f.'ai's to the railroad embankment iind sirurt: by the- train. The kfienrJ wild the buby not struck cirrr'Jy as she WHS thrown only abou1 'l2 feet untl recflved a frac- turrd j.kull over her right eye. The rncineer, who WHS not Itlentl- by the i-herlff. .-topped train nnd with another member of to brmK John L. Lewis and the the train rrcw went back to tt opcrators together and .1---------hend R national Btrikc July Secretary of the Interior Krug nstlrnnUicl that after Sunday there will be only tons of coal In .stoniffo above ground, or n 32- dny supply. the last miners filed out Ot the pits early today for a ten-day vaca- tion. Kruit prepared to glvo the mines buck to thu owners when fed- eral authority to run them expires at midnight Monday. Tim vacation wan provided for in Hit- rnvi.-nimirnt contract signed by Lewis and KriiR to end tho strike la months IIKO. That contract runs ova along with Federal operation of tho properties. May Menu Indefinite Holiday Thu'mlners' also by the Pennsylvania anthra- cite develop into an Indefinite- holiday it no agreement Republican-Herald photo St. Paul, who la standing between Mr. Daggctt and Mr. Anderson. State Acts to Revoke 350 Beer Licenses No Action to Be Taken in Winona County SI. action to revoke an additional 350 Minnesota 3.2 beer licenses was under way Friday after disclosure that 250 cancellations already have been made. The move was prompted by a state supreme court decision ear- lier in the day that possession of a federal liquor sale stamp by beer taverns without state liquor sale permits is grounds tor loss or beer i licenses as a 1945 state law provides. Dudley C. Erlcson, state liquor control commissioner, said local governing units which issue beer licenses would be expected to move swiftly. First such action was reported from Albert Lea, where Mayor L. H Ostrandcr revoked beer licenses the child wn.i lying along the cm bnnkmrnt. Coroner Twmdy said (he death ncclclrntii.1. 6 Killed in Army Plane Near Manila Manila of a army C-v.1 transport plane found IM> yiirdn from the top ;i jtiu-Ioot. Mt. MakiinltiK. 30 nnitheiiM of Manila, today ILlIll ll olficers iibon werr killed outright. The two-engine plnnr took off bud weather Wednesday night M-iirrh jmrty rc-portfd that apparently evidently rtruck thu peak vrj'.e Irttinc down on in.strumcnts a landing at Nichols Field. Names of thu clciKl, nil I'fiptdln.'i ur..5 llcuttnants. were withheld uri- f'l nrxt of km lire notified. War Brides Permit Extended by Truman Truman liuluy xlenpd IrclMiillim until ricrt Urrrnilicr ihr prrvni law ulluwlne tt'lfn flanrrrs of pust cir [irrsrnt ini'in- the iirmril furcrs to en- ter ihr I'nltcd States for pur- of marrlwcr. The prc.irnt l.i w would havp rxplrrd Monday midnight. I'rcnUli-iil is reached in the next ten days Labor officials expressed the be- lief there Is still a chance that a ecmtract can bo obtained before the .deadline, us least by operators from Ihf northern and western coal Hclrls. They represent 75 per cent df the industry arid arc bargaining together. The r.oulhe.rn operators, who wanted to ncKOtlivl" separately, are even farther away from settlement then the north-west operators in their bargaining to date, Hoth 1'iirluys Uroke Doth negotiating conferences broke off while tho Tart-Hartley labor bill pending before President Tru- ------_----- WILt mTlie north-west operators rcturn- DDKKAI, FOKKC'ASTS ed to the ciipltivl a Week ago. There LI...I..V.. __ partly! wax one visit with Lewis which the irntl Sunday representatives described W CooH-r j chief lieutenant m the current ne- southern operators have made orciiMoniil showers near .r contend their bargaining Ulks still II nnlv ian showers and north and west lo- Cool.-r nnrlhwest. Sunday we .t und M-uttt-red tluiml- i.CX'AI. IVI.'ATIIKIl O.'fifiul observations for I he 2-1 lit- 1- m. today: Maximum, 'M: minimum, till; noon, technically alive. They only The north-west producer repre- sentatives went back home for this weekend but an; duo to return to Washington Monday or Tuesday. Is expected by the federal experUs to Issue an invita- tion to confer after that, KriiK told reporters a strike would "afford an Paul Daggctt. St. Paul, secretary-! rcasurcr of the Minnesota Associ- ation of Cemetery Officials, was elected president of the association at its closing session today at the Hotel Winona. The association met here Friday and this morning in its 24th annual convention. Mr. Daggett, associated with the Calvary cemetery, St. Paul, will replace Henry Marks of the Forest cemetery. St. Paul. Other officers elected today include O. P. Mon- son, Winona, vice-president to re- place Helen N. Hamilton, Grand Forks, N. D., and Paul Anderson, Minneapolis, secretary-treasurer to replace Mr. Daggett. Delegates also voted to increase association membership dues from to for class one cemeteries; from for class------------ tcricsr and-to leave the dues at Dues .tire based on the number of burials. Austin was chosen ns the tenta- tive Bite for the 1D48 convention, but a final decision on the Rite will bo left to the executive committee. Oriental burial customs were ex- plained by Donald T. Winder, Wi- nona attorney who was the princi- pal speaker at a banquet at the Hotel Winona Friday evening. Mr. Winder served ns n marine corps officer In Japan and took part in tho war crime trials there. In Japan, all bodies are cremated and the ashes, or as the cemetery association prefers, crcmains, are kept in little Jars, Mr. Winder said. These Jars are kept in drawers in a cabinet In the temples. Each year the survivors of the dead person hold an anniversary, and the ashes are brought out and set on a pcclcs- Japanese Restive Under Continuing U. S. Occupation Xokyo General Douglas MacArtnur's expressed opinion that supervision of 'Japan should last al generation came when many Japan- cse by subtle hints were beginning to indicate their belief that foreign control was about ended, Japanese generally still were un- today with MacArthur's to visiting American cell- ars here yesterday. All newspaper stories were held up until this morn- np to clear American censorship. MacArthurVlircyipus. proposal lor an. peace, followed by with- drawal of military forces, lias led to a slow and somewhat limited of Japanese arrogance. This s noted particularly among bureau- crats and some businessmen who expect to capitalize on the reopun- or foreign trade. Attitude Stiffened The attitude of these people has stiffened s Ul. The figure seven has mystical values to the Orientals, the spcakur said, and In China the bodies arc buried seven feet deep. In Cue time, the bones arc then dug up and bur- jcct Jn a jnr on a hillside. The de- ceased's name is then inscribed on a tablet which is kept in the home ol his family. 10 longer any need to be as sub- servient to the occupation as before. This attitude Is denoted by an in- creasing insistence upon, a greater assurance that Japan will be granted foreign loans and an evi- dently growing impatience with cpn- iinulng the cost of the occupation. "You can see now that we arc they say. "Is the iccupation really Return of Okinawa The attitude might have been re- flected in the recent government balloons for thu return of Okinawa and some of the Kurllcs. MacArthur had not discussed the subject publicly before. But to the American editors he gave what ap- peared to be a definite answer by stating that territorial (questions al- ready had been settled and by im- K 1.1___J_ J.1___YTT-ll 4 none; sun wts armhiriK. the Taft-Hartlcy act a'- riNcs tomorrowicnn i.: -i "jr.. KI.SKWHKHK Senate Approves Emergency Export Limits Washington The Senate approved by voice vote yesterday a two-week's emergency extension of legislation limiting export and im- port of certain scarce commodities. The resolution continuing until July 15 legislation already on the statute books was sent to the House. Senator Alexander Wiley (R.- Wls.) offered the resolution as a stop-gap for a pending bill which ------would authorize extension of con- om orumty to see what trols for a year beyond June JO. -J --J HC explained to the Senate there will not be time for both the House and Senate to act before the sched- uled expiration date, Monday mid- night. Wiley told the Senate if the con- trol legislation is permitted to lapse it will "create a situation dangerous to our economy." He aald ships ready to sail for Russia arc waiting on the West coast, and If export controls are to to He Laid Off At Pltt-iburgh, the Carncgle-Illl- nutlon's mines for a miners 117 IH'M.KTIN 2-1 hr. SMi-eTodiiV Change 14 fi.V -Hi 1, T. W ,A. T. W TriMiliir.v iili-iiu at I'Jndce. I! -I it (i.ili-.vllle.. Til v.e nt Snleill llfiti .Inn 11.7 'I rum in (iiitlrntirrK) the next -til hours, there n rlMtiK tendency i-rii-h'iiit the enlln- div.trlet except'- .1 r.-ill Die IM lumrs fiom I.ylixvlllo to Japanese Courts May Try Bluck Market Cases courts were today to try black market -'land other Involving occupation (property. Any Allied personnel in- "I" -'jvolvecl, however, will remain under "Itlic Jurisdiction ot military provost KniurKiiiK the Jurisdiction ot the -1 'Japanese courts wus expected to pi'O- -'ivlcle additional pressure against j black marketeers. i Venezuela Bootblack Army Officers .i. 11 Ciinieiis, boot- black amok with a pocketknlic on the of the presidential palace yesterday afternoon, wound- ing two Venezuelan army officers nnd a soldier, Including Lieutenant Colonel Jo.'ie Leon I'tangol, Inspector general ot tho armed forces, who jsbuclucd him. lapse sail." for even a day, "they will Wiley did not elaborate on this point. His resolution continues for the two-week period allocation controls on materials certified by the State and Commerce departments as nec- essary to meet International com- mitments. Allies Draw Lots for Jap Navy Remnants Allied nations today began picking apart the rem- imnlx ot the imperial Japanese navy Representatives of tho United States, Britain, China and Kussia drew lots for n total of 32 small war- destroyers nnd five es- cort vessels aggregating tons to each nation. A second drawing will be held late In July and n third soon thcrcaUcr to dispose of the remaining CO ships, totaling tons, in the imperial fleet. to indicate No Action Here Since all federal retail liquor stamps expire Monday, it is ex- pected that no action will be taken in Winona county against any tavern owners who now may possess the stamps. The county 'board at its June meeting- voted to grant licenses, effective July 1, to 3.3 taverns in Winona county which are not in municipalities, and the city council will meet Tuesday morn- ing to act on the applications it has received. The council's li- cense year also begins July In accordance with instruc- tions of Governor Youngdahl, local governmental units will be bound after Monday to observe the letter of tho law and revoke the license of any 3.2 tavern which Is Issued a federal retail liquor stamp. Powerful Wind Blew This BifTi twin engine transport empty down a. runway at St. Paul airport early, today. The tail slammed into the automobile, overturning it before coming to rest in this fashion. (A.P. The U. S. Proposes Interim Regime For Indonesia of five private clubs which had been .selling liquor in dry Freeborn coun- ty under federal permits and sell- ing "beer under- a--state pimiit. Thus the full impact of Governor Luther W. Ydungdahl's crackdown decree was being felt for the first time. The effect of the original order last winter hud been softened when tavern owners in two coun- and the state's authority to act. Ericson said accurate records on retail beer licenses were hard to get because there is no provision hi the state law for local govern- ing units to report Issuance of these permits. "The best Information we have (Continued on Page 5. Column 4) BEER LICENSES Stassen Refuses To Commit Self On Ball Support President to Act on Rent Control Next Week WashinRton President Truman will take attion next week, probably Hfonday, on the hill to extend rent controls through next February 29, the "White House said today. Batavla. Java The U. S. The measure also allows vol- Statc department requested the re-j untary rent increases up to 15 public of Indonesia today to "co- po.r cent where landlords and operate without delay in the immediate formation" of an interim federal government and promised to consider financial aid when the jovernment was established. There were indications that the llth hour delivery of the State department's message to the Repub- lican government had averted the start of Dutch military operations Monday. Earlier an Indonesian Republican irmy spokesman reported evidence that Lieutenant General Sicm Spoor had ordered his forces to be prepared to launch "united action on nil fronts" Monday, but Spoor, commander of Dutch forces in the East Indies, denied tliis. 'Nonsense' 'It 3s completely the general si-.ld. "It appears to be a deliberate provocative attempt to otlr reaction on the other side." On the. political front it appeared probable that Sutan SjarhrJr, oust- ed Indonesian premier, would be reinstated following a sudden switch oy Sajap Kiri, powerful left wing popular front. Condemnation by Sajap Kiri of Sjahrlr's concessions to the Dutch forced his resigna- tion yesterday. While Spoor denied the plans for specific Monday operations, there had been increasing evidence, be- Washington it's too early to plying the belief that the United press." say anything about supporting Sen- ator Joseph Ball (R.-Mlnn.) in 1948. This was the comment of Harold E Stascen last night as he appeared on the radio program "Meet the States should retain Okinawa. He described the latter as the corner- stone of American defense in the Pacific. Japanese literally interpreted MacArthur's demand for an early peace according to their previous opinions and they seemed to pay little attention to his accompanying proposal for continuing supervision. Pilot lOiiedWhile Dusting Peas on Wisconsin Farm Lime Ridge. pilot was killed and another injured seri- ously when their airplanes crashed while dusting peas on Sauk county farms last night and today. Ted Wolfe, 37, of Milwaukee, was killed when his plane hit a tree on rhe Ben Templin farm near Lime Ridge. District Attorney R..J. Kas- Iskn. said he apparently was attempt- ing to gain altitude to circle the field Wlicn his plane hit the tree. The body was taken to a Rcedsburg fu- neral home. Leonard Bray, 20. of SouUi Mll- waulccc, was injured seriously when the airplane he was piloting crashed on a town of Roxbury farm last night. Stassen, campaigning for the Re- publican presidential nomination next year, said he thought Ball had gone too far in his approach to the labor control program. The former Minnesota governor appointed Ball to his first Senate term. "I am for a moderate approach as the best Stassen answered the four Washington correspondents who acted as inquisitors. "As evi- dence of that, I refer you to our state of Minnesota where labor relations Guild Friction Subsides As Murray Withdraws Sioux City. threat of a bitter election fight for presi- dency of the C.I.O. American News- paper guild subsided today after the unexpected withdrawn! of President Milton Murray from the nomination ice. Murray's refusal to run for re- election at the A.N.G.'s convention yesterday "to eliminate friction and to eliminate left two candidatcs for the autumn mail election. They were Harry Martin, amuse- ments editor for the Memphis Com- mercial Appeal, and WiF.ard Shclton, rt Washington correspondent for PM. have been excellent eight years." Stassen called for for the past immediate stoppage of shipments of oil. steel and other industrial goods to Russia because "Russia has many times violated the Yalta treaty." He said such shipments should be withheld until we have a definite foreign policy." "As a matter of the Mlnnc- sotan ought to be taking part right now in the Paris confer- ence so that we and the British might move in direct accord in the Ruhr valley of Germany to revive that area's sick production." Asked whether he would accept tenants agree on leases running- through 1948. Mr. Truman has until mid- night Wednesday to act on the legislation, but since present controls expire after June 30 lie is expected to announce his de- cision Monday. ClOTAsksJoint Labor Attack on Taft-HartleyLaw The C.I.O. high command passed the word to member unions today that the bat- tle of the Taft-Horticy Jnbor net, will be fought in the courts nnd in the 1048 national elections. Rejecting all suggestions of >v general protest strike, the 51-mcm- bcr C.I.O. executive board decided to (1) Attack the new law's con-; stitutionality and (2) Call on the A.F.L. and railroad unions for a united attempt to beat the congress- men who voted for it. Political Contributions As a starter in the court fight. President Philip Murray said, the CI.O. will take aim on the Taft- Hartley bill's ban against union poll- Six Housing Units Wrecked At Gaylord Man Killed As Tornado Hits South Dakota By The Associated Press A severe windstorm, reaching tor- naciic proportions in some localities, roared across south central Minne- sota rrnd South Dakota last night, causing at least one death, and heavy property damage. Harold Salter, 35, St. P-iul army veteran, was killed when his auto- mobile hit a trolley pole after he swerved to avoid tree branches in the street. He en route u> I work. At Faribault. County Attorney !Jolin Coughlin suffered major burns on his feet and left hand when he stepped on a. live wire. Ho and his wile, returning from "Wa- scca, were Jour miles south, of Fari- bault when they noticc'd --n. power fore delivery of the United States, contributions or editorial ex- note, that the Dutch were planning Lresslon for or against congression- to start action within the candidatcs m newspapers sup- two days. Alarm' Contents of the United States 'aide memoire" were established from n reliable source. It said: "The United States government has viewed with increasing alarm the danger inherent in failure to implement the Linggadjati (Chcri- bon) agreement. The United States joVGrnment necessarily must be concerned with developments In Indonesia as a factor in world stability, both economic and poli- tical. "It wishes therefore to stress the suffering likely to result from a further deadlock. It wishes also to point out the benefits which wffl flow from prompt agreement and cooperative endeavor to overcome the problems with which Indonesia Is confronted. "The United States government believes the immediate formation of an interim central government, as proposed by the Netherlands government and accepted in prin- ciple by the Indonesian republic, is urgently Rennebohm Vetoes Part of Biennium Budget Madison. Gov-_____ ernor Oscar Rennebohm today ap- up by the act. ported by union funds will not comply with the un- constitutional limitations on poli- tical activity which arc written into the Taft-HarUey bill." Murray said in a formal statement late yester- day after the executive board ended its one-day session. Murray proposed a meeting 01 himself and leaders of the other big unions to work out joint strategy for the court and election fight. He sent invitations to William Green, president of the A.P.IJ.; Al- vanley Johnston, head of the Brotherhood of Locomotime En- gineers; A. F. Whitney, chief of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, and Arthur Lyon. secretary of the Railroad Labor Executives associa- tion, which represents the other rail- road brotherhoods.- Membership The AF.L. claims mem- bers the C.I.O. more than and the railroad brotherhoods about "We Murray said, to exercise our political rights for the purpose of mobilizing the American people for the repudiation not only of the Taft-Hartley bill but of the entire reactionary program of which The executive board will distribute to CI.O. unions copies of a legal analysis of the bill by General Counsel Lee Pressman. Each union then will decide whether to use or bypass the machinery of the new National Labor Relations board set Severe at Durand In the Durand area, the storm severe. A bnrn on tho John Thompson farm ncnr Arkansiw vas blown down and a. barn on the John Scyffcr farm ten miles southwest of Durand was moved off its foundation. Several trees and three elec- tric power poles were blown down in Duracd aJid lightnins struck and set fire to three oth- er poles. Tbc strong wind car- ried sparks for about a Slock. At Eau Gallc, a large limb crashed the new pick-up truck owned by- Karl Crampton. Electric power and telephone lines throughout the area arc down. Windows and .skylights in many Dnrond buildings were blown in. line pole blown down. As they stopped, a wire fell across-the top of their car, causing a blinding flash. Coughlin Jumped out, stepped on another wire and -was knocked unconscious. His vrife re- vived him and took him to a nearby farm house. The interior of the automobile burned. Tornadic winds cut wide through South Dakota. hundreds of homes, barns and busi- ness buildings. However, the only casualty reported was Mrs. Ear- old Humphrey who was injured when her farm home near Carthage second place on the 1048 Republican proved the state's bien- nium budget but vetoed portions of it which would have required expcn- that at -d bounties to come out of the con- the views of the candidate and the Republican party's platform before I could give an answer." He predicted delegate strength would be widely divided, and called a first ballot nomination "very un- likely." Thye to Study Cattle Disease in Mexico Edward J. Thyc (R.-Mlnn.) and seven other House members were to leave today for Mexico for a firsthand study of measures that nation is taking against the hoot and mouth disease. Hibbing Dentists Warned of Gold Filling Robber here Friday warned dentists against an apparent organized band of dental gold thieves, suspected of working in this area after having robbed several of- fices at St. Cloud. J. Will