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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 12, 1947, Winona, Minnesota w EATHER ruin or tonlffht TburBdkr forenoon. no 'In s Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations OKOLSKY Read His New Column Dally on Editorial VOLUME 47. NO. 20 WJNONA, MINNESOTA. WEDNESDAY EVENING. MARCH 12. 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY TWENTY PAGES and U.S. Military Advice Asked for Greece, Turkey New Mayor Elected at Rochester Paul Grassle Defeated by 2 to 1 Count By The Associated Frenn Incumbent Mayor Paul A. Ornfliil win defeated by Rochester voter and Northfield turned down a mu nlclpal liquor store proposal by 69 votes as several Minnesota com munitles went to the polls for clvli elections Tuesday. Grassle drew votes to thi 3.003 polled for Claude H. McQulI Un, who recently resigned as third ward alderman. Named to the Roch ester council were Carl B. KJcrncr Charles Fox, Harold Akenhead and John A. Yacgcr, the later un- opposed. Dr. William C. McCarty was re-elected school commiHsloner- nt-largc. The vote on the Northflold liquor utorc question was 1314 against and for, City Cleric John Lar- son reported. H. V. Kump, acting mayor, was named officially to that post with 1.702 votes against the 873 cast for T. A. Culver. Aldermcr chosen were Wlllord Nelson, McrrlU Truax and Oliver Shevcland. With fewer than one-tenth of the electorate turning out, Austin vot- ers approved, 533 to 100, to pay J32.000 to E. W. Decker of'Minne- apolis to gain a clear title to its municipal airport land. 200 Flee Into Palestine Off Grounded Ship By Carter 1. Davidson Jerusalem Two hundred illegal Jewish immigrants disap- peared Into southern Palestine near the barren Negov (southern desert) early today after escaping from a refugee ship which ran the British Mm. Math Lin (second from of Andale, Kirn., named Catholic Mother of 1947, receives a com- mendation from the Rev. Edgar Schmledeler. O.S.B., director of the National Catholic Welfare con- ference, Washington, D. C., in Chicago, at the 15th -annual convention of the conference. Looking on are Three of Mrs. Lies' 14 children. Left to right: Father Schmledeler; Betty Lou and Margaret Lies, twins; Mrs. Lies and her son, the Rev. M. J, Lies. Mrs. Lies last night was presented the medal by Samuel Cardinal Stritch, archbishop of Chicago. Mrs. Lies has operated a 5GO-acre farm since the death' of her husband In 1931. "Do things for your children with a smile, and they will smile Mrs. Lies said in an Interview, "Be with your children as moch as you can. Pray, because the Lord is the giver of many great thlnKS." A medal also was presented In absentia to Mrs. Catherine Bartholome of Wabasha, Minn., the 04-year-old mother of the Most Rev. Peter W. Bartholome of St. Cloud, moderator of the National Catholic Welfare conference's family life bureau. 4 Rescued Alive From Wreckage One Found Dead, 6th Still Buried in Cincinnati Debris fifth six men trapped In the twisted wreck- age of a collapsed downtown we Highlights of Truman' Message to Congress i ing was brought to the surface to- day by rescue workers 27 hours alter Washington Quotations from President Truman's message to Congress today requesting mili- tary and financial aid for Greece and Turkey: World Situation The gravity of the situation which confronts the world today necessi- tates my appearance before a joint session of the Congress. One of the primary objectives of the foreign policy of the United States is the creation of conditions nations will able to work out a way of life coercion. Tms was tt fundamental issue in the five-story structure roared to the war with Germany and Japan. Economic Unification Taft Willing to 3f Germany Proposed By John M. Hightowcr Moscow UP) A determined American effort to win Soviet approval for early economic unification of Germany was de- veloping in the foreign ministers' council today with an implied warning that II the Russians fall to go along they will get less Exempt Truman in Two-Term Limit Washington Senator Taft and drove aground near blocade Gaza. The British army announced that 400 of the estimated 800 refugees aboard the vessel were rounded up on the beach and placed in n hast- ily-erected compound near Jsdud, n few miles from Gaza, while another 200 wits wild to be still aboard the craft. Identified as the 400-ton Su- sanna, out of Italy. Authorities Mild those huld would br trucked to Halftv during the duy and trans-shipped tonight to Cyprus detention camps. Extraordinary pre- cautions were taken to guard the route to Haifa in order to prevent n possible attempt to free the im- migrants. Unofficial sources said every Jew- ish settlement in the area border- ing on the Negcv had been cordoned off to liberty from finding their way int those settlements. The army wa continuing its search for those wh escaped. Daughter Born to Errol Flynns Iliirtmrik. anothc daughter for the Errol Flynns, Th girl, welching eight pounds, tw dunces, was born today at St. Jos rph's hospital. Dr. Fred Hammcrlj said mother, daughter and fathc were doing well. Weather FEDERAL FORECASTS winona and rain or snow tonight and Thursday lorcnoon, becoming partly cloud; in the afternoon. No Importan change In temperature. Low to- niKhi high Thursday 40. Mlnno.iaui: Cloudy, snow tonight quite light north and west portions Some rain extreme southeast early tonight. Thursday cloudy, snow northeast and extreme east portion Gradually falling temperatures. Wisconsin: Rain or snow tonight and Thursday. Mostly rain In cast and south portions. Precipitation becoming moderate to heavy over most sections Thursday. A little colder south central portion Thurs- day. LOCAL WEATIIER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum. 40; minimum, 35: noon, 38: precipitation, trace of rain; su.n sets tonight nt sun rises to- morrow at TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Mnx. Mln. Pet. ndustrlal plants for reparations The trend of U. S. policy, which osely paralleled that of the British ccamc apparent as the council be an probing the enormously com plicated problem of Germany, with the eastern and western powers bad ly split at the outset. Foreign Minister V. M. Moloto' of Russia launched an immediate attack on the American and British conduct of the western zones o. occupation In Germany when de- tailed discussions began last night asserting flatly that demilitarization and destruction of tho German war heavy Industry unmitlsfactory In those zones Marshall onld he considered the report on demilitarization from tho Allied control council satisfactory but agreed with Molotov that un- satisfactory progress had been made In the destruction of the German war potential In heavy Industry. Marshall added, however, that re- moval of heavy Industrial plants as reparations in line with decisions agreed upon at Potsdam could be completed only when the four zones of occupied Germany were unified economically. If Germany's econo- mic disunity is continued, Marshall declared, it will bo necessary to have it higher level of Industry than if thuru Is cconomlo unity. Hoover Not Candidate for Relief Post Former Presi- dent Herbert Hoover said today that 'under no possible circumstances" 40 Senators Pledged for Lilienthal E. Lil- ienthal edged today to within six votes of assured confirmation as chairman of the atomic energy com- mission. Forty senators already were will- ing to bo listed publicly In his favor At least two others mild thoy plun to vote for him but do not want to make their announcements yet. Forty-eight votes would clinch the nominee's approval. Eighteen senators have announced against Lilienthal, thus leaving the position of 35 members in doubt. The debate is set to begin to- night, provided (1) That the Scn- itc completes action on its pend- ng business, a measure setting a two-term limit on the presidency, and (2) That the Republican ma- ority decides against giving tho mortal pay bill priority over the nomination fight. Four senators who anounced they Intend to vot-u for Lilienthal Included Young (B.-N.D.) destruction In a cloud of dust. Latest to be pulled to safety was Wally Eskln, 47, who grinned "a: sweating firemen and shouted: "I feel like a-million." Three other men have been taken alive from the splintered beams and crumbled bricks. They are: Delmar Rudd, 19, Covington, Ky. rescued this morning; Sam Ostrov 42, owner of the Western Fixture Bar Supply Company, which own- ed and occupied the building, and Roy Bell, 38. Rudd's father, Al, 42, was found dead. One Still Buried Still in the dark, gas-filled re- cesses of the rubble was Fred El- sucsser, 75, who has not been heard from since the structure caved In about 9 a, m. yesterday. Young Rudd, upon being pulled from the debris, had expressed the .1 opinion his father was dead, "I haven't heard him groaning for a long he said. All six of the entombed men were employed by the Western Fixture Dutch and the British for the American-built DC-3) was last re- ported near Bandoeng at a. m p. m. Tuesday C.S.T.) Dutch aircraft searched the area unti' dusk without result. The plane, assigned to the 19th squadron of the N.E.I. air force carried both civilian and military passengers, withheld. Their names -were Electric Shock Wisconsin Farmer Marshfleld, Wis. John H Hamus, 46, of Auburndale, was bum- vestprdav when a cuv s holding on a loading all slave. boom came in contact with a high House Republican Leader Halleck tenslon wlre whjje he was of Indiana: "The recommendation has far-reaching implications and presents questions of grave impor- tance to the American people, and they are entitled to know all that Is or may be involved in the step we have been asked to take. The President's proposals merit most earnest appraisal, not only by Con- gress but by every taxpayer." Chairman Knutson (R.-Minn.) of the House ways and means commit- tee: "I guess the do-gooders won't feel right until they have us all broke." i tenslon wlre whjje he was with logging operations on a farm near his own. He was pronounced dead on entrance at St. Joseph's hospital here. Surviving are his widow and four children. Britain May Restore Special War Powers source close to the British cabinet said today the government intends to reassumc special wartime powers to wage its battle for industrial recovery dur- ing the next two or three years. the strike-bound Toledo, Peorla Western railroad. As law enforcement officials here sought clues In the gang-style kill- Ing Monday night of the 55-ycar-olo; railroad chief, the Department of Justice In Wash ins ton said it giving "Immediate iictlve .study" of the case. There were unconfirmed reports here that F.B.I. agents soon would join in the active investigation. They followed on earlier announcement In Washington by Chairman1 HarUeyj (R.-N. J.) of the House labor com-j mittee that he would ask Attorney' General Tom Clark to order a probe by the F.B.I. The Department of Justice, however, declined to com- ment beyond announcing that "every phase" of the casn was under study. Meanwhile, Ule first of a group of' able to work out a way of life free from coercion." To spearhead United States policy In tills direction, Mr. Truman asked; 1. for the two Mediterranean italex frincinc tbc Soviet sphere of Commu- nistic Influence. 2. Authority to detail military and civil Inn personnel to Greece and Turkey to supervise the aid furnished. 3. Special authority for cpeedieit and most effective use" of supplies, equipment and money. 4. Projected a reqnett for money and authority if "Deeded to support free peoples who resisting attempted subjuga- tion." President Truman left the capi- tal at p. m. (E.S.T.) today for a four days' rest at Key West, Fla. He was accompanied oa per- sonal plane, the Sacred Cow, by Admiral William D. Leahy, per- sonal chief of staff, and several aides. Another plane carried 39 other members of the party, including se- cret service and newsmen. Quick consideration of the neces- sary legislation to achieve tho 'resident's request was promised by Chairman Eaton