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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 6, 1947, Winona, Minnesota W BATHER fMr Inrtlchl nnd oplflrr tonlfhl. s Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations OKOLSKY tVx New Column D.lily on Editorial Pace VOLUME 47. NO. 15 W1NONA, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY EVENING, MARCH 6, 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY TWENTY PAGES ion of Lewis Upheld Man Sought in Menomonie Slaying Seen Here Wednesday Replacement of State Mental Hospitals Asked Warrant Out For Former Buffalo Citian Believed to Have Taken Bus to Weaver A former Buffalo City, Wls., man for whom a warrant cnarg- Inp manslaughter has been 1s- jmed at Menomonie, Wls., was seen In Winona Wednesday. H? Is Floyd (Bud) Shafer, 21. named in the death of Lawrence ChrJstlan.ion, 45. Bldgcland farmhand whose badly beaten body was found on the shore o: Lnko near Menomonie Monday. Arra nuthoritlrx Joined enforce- ment omcors of tho Mltlweitl in nn int.rn.tlvo search for Shafer today, Wlnonn otncers were told by Buf- falo County Sheriff Henry Rhyner early today that the man was neon at the Pork hotel at a. m. by ft Buffalo City Klrl as she got off the bus at tho depot housed by the hotel. Police checked and found that three tickets had Bold for tho 31 a. m. buses, one for Weaver to a, man answering Shafer'n description. Converging at Weaver shortly after 1 a. m, today Sheriff George Fort, Wabasha County Sheriff John Jacobs and Rhyner could find no one who had seen a passenger get off the bus. They theorized that Shafer may have been let off at West Newton Crossing, about four miles west of Weaver, and then crossed the river to Buffalo City. Fort got back to Winona at 4 a. m today after making an attempt I contact a male friend of Shafer at Buffalo City. Officers later learn ed from the friend's divorced wlf a Winona woman, that the man has been livlns In Milwaukee for som time. An attempt will be made t reach the driver of tho bus whlc it Is believed Shafer took, to learn where he was let Sheriff For said. District Attorney Clarence Smith of Menomonie said today tha Shafer left Menomonio shortly afte Chrlstlnruion's body was found. H stated that a witness told Mcnomo nle Police Chief Leonard Oas ani Sheriff Fred Elnum that Shafo had met Christiansen in a Me nomonle tavern and that Christian fton had mndo tin Improper tion which led to a fight In which the Rldgeland man wna beaten se vrrrly. The witness sold that Shafer at- tacked the man. beating him with hn fists and knocking him un- conclous. Later, according to the witness h; and Shafer returned again to the Secretary Of George C. Marshall Just before boarding a plane for the Moscow foreign ministers' conference, says goodbye to Dean Acheson under secretary who will be in charge of his department during his absence. In center is Lewis W. Douglas, new ambassador-designate to Great Britain. .They are shown in Washington. sentenced recently forgery charge. Sheriff Albert Relnartz said the pair sawed a bar which gave them an opening 13 inches by seven and one-half inches, and added that Kackley and Watson let themselves down to the ground by tying to- gether, strips of blankets. The sher- iff said he believed they had used fcr buildings at Hastings, Willmar and Anoka into receiving hospitals Erection of 12 buildings for senile 350 patients per building at Rochester, St. Peter Fergus Palls, Moose Lake. Anoka and Hastings. Senator Imm's committee, ap- pointed by the 1945 legislature to study the needs for construction and remodeling of buildings at the state hospitals, emphasized that the 'substandard condition of the pres- ent physical plant at Rochester is an extreme fire trap and a dis- gram costing I grace to the state." A separate appropriation of The group estimates replacement 000 for installation of sewage dls-iat Rochester will cost between posa! plants at the various state in-1 and and recom- i mends it be undertaken during a Two Prisoners Break Out of Jail at Austin Austin, prison- rs, one awaiting transfer to St. Cloud reformatory sawed a bar rom a second floor window and scaped from the Mower county all early today. The fugitives are Ralph Kackley, 30, of Valley City, N. D., confessed tion. For weeks the Hungarian Com- munist and other parties have sought to oust the moderate Small Holders' party majority in Parlia- ment. The most recent incident was the arrest of Bela Kovacs, anti-Com- munist member of parliament, by Russian, soldiers. Kovac's arrest was reported by the official Hungarian news' agency to have been ordered by Lieutenant a iiack escape. ;ad been bound over to district court on a forgery charge after giving a written confession General V. P. Svlridov, Russian oc-i admitting passing of bogus checks flowing down the aide of the vol cano at u rate of about 600 feet a hour. The lava was reported movln In the direction of Randazzi northwest of the mountain. It wa said to be spewing forth In a hlghl fluid condition, threatening a-ropi spread. Advices to Rome newspapers sali the new eruption was accompanlci by dense clouds of smoke which made observation difficult. Th craters from which the lava wa flowing, however, appeared to b at an altitude of about am B.OOO feet respectively. Mount Etna s over feet high. Four Outers Active A dispatch to the Rome news paper H Momenta said four craters were active again. This report described the new 'Incandescent flow" as "proceeding without deviation and with Increas- ng impetuosity and terrifying as- pect" toward Randazzo, a town of River Falls and Beloit to Be in Kansas City Meet Kansas City (XP) Wisconsin will have two teams in the National As- sociation of Intercollegiate Basket- ball tournament to be held here March 10-15, officials announced to- day. The Badger state's representatives will be Beloit college, co-champion or the Midwest conference, ancl River Falls, champion of the Wis- consin State Teachers' College con- ference. Brlott filed an Independent entry nnd it was accepted. River Falls de- feated Oshkosh in a play-off ar- raneed by the Wisconsin tournament certification committee. A faculty rulmc and conflicting dates approximately A motorized .rescue column was ormed in Catania, south of Etna o send first aid to Randnzzo il ceded, II Momenta said, adding htit Passo Plsclaro. a small village which narrowly escaped destruc- lon in last week's eruption, was gain In danger today. fugoolnvia Asked to Delay Execution of 5 Salonika, 'Greece The hlted Nations Balkan investi- atlng commisison will' ask Yugo- 'avla to delay executions of five ondemned men until it can deter- mine whether their testimony might elp in Its inquiry. The commission is looking into Tcek charges that antlgovernment uorrlllas in Greece got help from Albania, Bulgaria and Yugoslavia. Several weeks ago, the Slav bloc Marshall planned to continue toipicket ]jnes established shortly after'cupation commander and chairmanlin 15 Minnesota and, 14 Iowa towns, Berlin tomorrow. French Foreign' Secretary George Bidault, also en ft f A i of the control council, on charges I netting him more than the walkout took effect at 4 a. m. that he alded formation of Watson was sentenced recently to underground terror- groups and had a term not to exceed two and a half Urges U. S. Aid for World Trade Charter Waco, Texas President Truman, calling for n. reduction o world trndi: barriers, declared to- day the United States "can lead the nations to economic peace or we can plunge them into economic route to Moscow, was In Berlin, Milton Siegel, field representative organized espionage against the'years in St. Cloud reformatory tor today, while British Secretary Lr district two United Packing- army. ;second degree forgery. Ernest .Bevln spent a few workers of America American Concern over Russian- Senator Taft of Ohio, chairman with proper safeguards against the ,'tinued to hold the mines. postwar Ofllce of Temporary Con-jof the Republican policy commit-'establishment of monopolies and Lewis issued oji order to his trols. :tee, replied that even if OPA should I cartels. Fleming said in a statement to'have to go out of business April 30, the lawmakers that he will need .Congress would have time to enact just to close up shop for .21JOPA, and that the remaining will allow actual operations i only through April 30, new legislation dealing with rents, sugar and other matters. The appropriation bill itself pass- ed on a voice vote. The only re- Prevlously the House not only had'corded test was a roll call on the denied Fleming any additional' rider. It was upheld, 68 to 29. i miners "terminating" the spring Leahy With President they were not to Mr. Truman was accompanied to work under it any they Waco by officials who were with him during his three-day good will visit to Mexico. walked out. The government asked U. S. Dis- trict Judge T. Alan Goldsborough They included Fleet Admiral Wil- ifor an order against the (Continued on 16, Column 5) TRUMAN i (Continucil on P.ICC IG, Column 7) SUPREME COURT ;