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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 9, 1948, Winona, Minnesota w EATHER rolil Innllhll not cold, IS COMING Be your new radio can U. Full Wire Newt Report of The Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations VOLUME 48, NO. 18 WINONA. MINNESOTA. TUESDAY EVENING. MARCH 9, 1948 FIVE CENTS PER COPY TWENTY PAGES THE ALSOPS Miseries or Truman Are Multiplying JcMrph unit Slnwarl ANop Wwihlnirton Tho ml.icrliiH o Jtnrry K, Tnimnn nro becoming no numerous trmt It Is Inhuman to report thrm. Nonetheless. It is nn innvltnbly significant politico thfit the I'rrslcltmt hns more mtwry In ntoro for him when In grrutpst sntraps of Iho Democratic purtv KHthur In Washington Murel Jl. Thin Is Urn ditto o( Iho mnotlng of tho executive conimlttco of thi Democratic national eotnmlttco Several of hiwo al ready 1ft It bo known thnt tho> will the opportunity to tel the President R few homo truths opinion Unit homo-truth telling Is needful nrlsos from th change In the man Truman, which the also complain of, Inlti nlly, Trumun scorned actually tho Immense burclon tha hud been laid upon him. Thcr followed ft period when ho dimply nnd rather admirably resolved to bear the burden as bent he coult letting thn fall where they rnlKht. Tho results of this approach to duties wore good. Thoso gooc results were In turn gratifying, nn now the witraps complain that thi President Is suffering from a bncrg (R.-Mlch.) If a second choice >ccamo necessary later. Clear, crisp weather assures heavy vote to the nation's flrst test at the ballot box In the 1948 cam- paign. It was estimated up to 55.00O voters would turn out. It's a Republican show as Presi- dent Truman is unopposed In the Democratic primary for hla endorsement. Governor Thomas E. Dewey or New York and former Governor Stnsscn of Minnesota arc the only Republican candidates with full del- egates slates in the field. Only eight delegates we both Dcwcy and SUussea lave been waging aggressive cam- paigns to capture them. With the Wisconsin primary only L month away, they see a posslbU- ty of giving their campaigns a psychological lift by melting a good ibowing here. Both Dewcy and Stassen face challenge in Wisconsin from Gen- eral Douglas MacArthur. gone on pact. The majority of Finland's political parties have expressed opposition to a military alliance with Russia. Of the seven delegates, three represen' parliamentary groups which, have record against an arms Pick Delegation The Finnish cabinet session de- cided upon the makeup of the dele- gation at a meeting this afternoon Finland's foreign minister. Carl J A. Enckell, a non-party man, is vice-chairman of the delegation. Hi speaks Russian and has been i member of practically all recent Finnish delegations in dealing with the Soviet union. Premier Pekkala Is a member o: the Socialist Union party, which Is affiliated with the communists In Finland's "democratic union." The Russians suggested a friend- ship and military pact. A majority of the Finnish political parties ap- proved negotiations but disapprov- ed the Idea of a military alliance. 'Dangerous First Finns agree that acceptance of thi negotiation offer constitutes a "dan gerous first step." They do not feel however, that Finland has been placed In the position of Czccho Slovakia, where the communists grabbed power in a recent coup. Of the six parliamentary group: wounded out by tho president, only the communist-dominated Popula Front favored concluding a military agreement with Russia. The Fron holds 51 of tho 200 scats in parlia ment. Leaky Excutt Plumber Late For Union Convention Portland, Maine Philip Reuben, vice-president of the Maine Association ot Master Plumbers, was 45 minutes late today for the organization's 55th annual convention. Tho reason: leaking pipe In his home. It happens In the best of fam- ilies, said Reuben. on gclLlng his money bnck had seen the hostess before. He Now when a fellow next to you snys "Hey, Bud, watch my it means lie has the next dtincc. In fact, thcrc_is so much_dancing going on machines DRUG SAVES DYING BOY A nine-year-old boy lay critically 111 In Sydenham hospital here. He suffered from a skin eruption with a secondary in- foctlon Umt ordinarily would lead to death. Doctors administered huge doses of the wonder drugs .streptomycin and penicillin. They did not Help. Then they called Johns Hopkins hospital physicians who have been experimenting with a new. power- r> is so rauun UUIIUIUB rul germ-killer, polymyxln. lobby The Hopkins scientists injected Instead or drug, in the form of a white v J TlTrnf selling popcorn. powder, underneath his skin. Ing movies. Giving dancing lessons in a movie can go too far, though Lust days. The amed boy was the first dulant fever, whooping cough, ccr-1 tain types of blood poisoning and meningitis. The Hopkins H. Long, professor of preventive med- icine, and Morton S, Bryer, Elea- nor A, Bliss and Emanuel Schocn- of the first cure last night in giving their preliminary conclusions as to the usefulness of polymyxln in a series of papers be- fore the Hopkins Medical society. They reported the drug may lead to a final triumph over bubonic plague. It will be sent to India isoon to find how it works against that ancient curse on mankind. Typhoid fever, various urinary tract infections, tuleremia (rabbit One big advantage of polymyxln has over tho other recent "wonde drugs" is that the germs It attacks do not develop a resistance to it the doctors reported. Polymyxin comes from the bacil 11s polymyxa. This is a minute or ganism commonly found in sol] water, sewage and such. The drug is not yet available fo general clinical use. Dr. Long, while cautioning tha it is too early to predict the ro] fever) and certain the deadly infcc- causcd the tho thater '-Cocted by the drug in cases of "uniquely effective." the germ-killer will play In treatment of disease, added th tha "'I am certain it is a very cffectiv drug." The drug was described independ cntly last year by Benedict an Langlyke of the Northern Rcsearc: laboratories at Peoria, 111., and b Stansley, Shepherd and White o tho American Cynamid Company. Top Commodity Prices Decline New lojer on major commodity today after yesterday's drop. Grain slid substantially ma pits opened weakly at Chicago thea to regain some of the losses. The commodity markets were Jit- tery over unfavorable international news and the blooming domestic jolltlcal situation. Government rejection of most of- fers on large quantities of flour for export because it considered xx> high affected grain trading at Chicago, where there was a heavy overnight accumulation of jelling orders. Cotton dropped and then rebound- ed on mill buying. Soybeans at Chicago fixe off much as the eight-cent dally at one time. Corn was as much and five-eighths cents under yesterday's prices in seven early trading. Wheat at one time WAS down six and three-fourths centi from previous figures. Top grade butter dropped a cent to 75% cents a pound, the lowest price this year, on the wholesale market at New York. Rubber, hides, cocoa and ccffea were down varying amounts in Kew York markets. Stocks wore inclined to slide on the New York Exchange. Hog prices were about steady with yesterday's close at Chicago and cattle and sheep were slightly lower. Weather _________ FORECASTS WJnona and vicinity Fair and continued cold tonight; lowest in, the city ten, near five in rural areas. Wednesday increasing cloudiness: not quite so cold, highest in the aft- ernoon 28. Minnesota Generally fair and quite cold tonight. Wednesday part- ly cloudy with slowly rising tem- peratures. Wisconsin Generally fair and quite cold tonight and Wednesday. No decided change In temperature. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 30; minimum, noon, 12; precipitation, none: sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow nt EXTENDED FOKECAST Minnesota and Wisconsin: Tem- peratures will average 12 below nor- mal north to five below normal south portion. Normal maximum 33 northern Minnesota to 52 cxtremo south. Normal minimum 13 northern Minnesota to 30 extreme south. Warmer Wcdnseday, colder Thurs- day afternoon and night and Fri- day. Little change Saturday and Sunday. Precipitation will average little or none north portion to one- half inch south occuring as snow south portion and scattered flurries north portion on Wednesday and Thursday and widely scattered snow flurries on Sunday. ____ TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max. Min. Pep. Bcmidji 6 -32 Denver........... 39 13 .02 Duluth 22 8 .01 International Palls 18 .01 Kansas City 33 15 Los Angeles 64 48 Miami 81 74 New Orleans...... 69 58 150 Now York......... 44 31 Seattle........... 39 -09 Phoenix 72 51 Winnipeg 2 ;