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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 15, 1947, Winona, Minnesota w EATHER Ornrrnlly fair and M ooldrr s Full Leased Wire Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations OKOLSKY nil New Column Dally on Editorial race VOLUME 47. NO. 23 WINONA, MINNESOTA, SATURDAY EVENING, MARCH 15, 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY FOURTEEN PAGES Five More Countries May Ask U. S. Aid Retirement Plan Asked For Officials Ten Elective State Would Benefit St. Paul State Auditor Stafford King, one of those who ultimately benefit. Friday proposed ft retirement plan for ton elective state officials, declaring they are currently the only ones in the stnte not coming under such pensions. King, appearing before the sen- ntc civil administration committee, proposed these be paid ns n pension 40 per cent of their tivcr- nce nrmual salaries for five years preceding such retirement which under the proposal, could be either voluntary or Involuntary after 20 years of service. The plan would cover State Treasurer Julius Schmahl. who would be elidible for retirement fifter present term; Secretary or Stnte Mike Holm who will have 25 ycurs of service In by 1040; Frank Mattson nnd N. J, Holmbcrg, railroad and warehouse commis- sioners who could retire In 1D51 and 1953, respectively; King, At- torney General Burnqulst and Su- premo Court Clerk Grace Kacrchcr Davis, would be eligible In 1051; Governor Luther Youngdahl couW rf.lre in 1D58, on tho basis of his previous service with the state su- preme court, find Lleutennnt Gov- ernor Anderson, "baby" of the lot would hrivc to wait until 1D58. King declared that If nil these officers should be receiving retire- ment pay at the same time, which he deemed unlikely, the total cost would bo annually. The pro- posal was put Into the hands of n Mrs. Oscar Kenncbohm and daughter Carol, 14, %atch as'Lieu- tenant Governor Renncbohm signs oath making him successor to Governor Walter S. Goodland of Wisconsin, before Chief Justice Marvin Rosenderry (right) of state supreme court, In Madison, Wis. Governor Goodland, 84, died at his home In Madison, Wednesday. (A.P. Wirephoto.) subcommittee. The house received and set for final action Monday an deficiency appropriation bill, nccd- ld old age assistance client. The department began an investigation. The money, most of It in illls, was in small sacks. It was liscovered when the man was un- Iresscd at St. Olaf hospital after ie had become ill yesterday in n cst home here. The man lind been n old age assistance recipient for ome time. The welfare department said It take steps to recover for ssistance payments made to the and to .have a guardian ap- olnted for him. Nonfarm People Own 30 Per Cent of Farm Lands Chicago Nonfarm people now own "almost 30 per cent of all the farm real estate in an Indiana farm publisher said today. In an address prepared for the annual meeting of the Pure Milk association, Hassll E. Schenck, Ind- ianapolis, president of the Indiana Farm Bureau federation, asserted 'the trend toward corporation farms is making tremendous in- roads" into the family farm pic- ture. "Farmers are being criticized be- cause they own approximately one and one half per cent of the mer- cantile and industrial business In our nation. I wonder if farmers shouldn't criticize ether economic segments who today arc owners of almost 30 per cent of our fnrm- in five European them Greece and the United Nations Relief and Rehabi- litation administration goes out of business at the end of this month- Estimates by former President Hoover that the United States should spend for relief in Germany and in Aus- tria. A big prut of this is covered under War department requests for funds for the fiscal year ending June 30. 1948. An undetermined amount from the anticipated new requests. Greeks Pledge Cooperation Washington The White Extension of Sugar Controls Recommended Washington The House lanking committee voted late esterday to recommend extension sugar rationing and price con- rols until October 31. Rationing will end March 31 and irice controls June 30 unless con- itmcd by Congress. 'louse announced touny that Presi- dent TrumaJi has received messages from Greek government officials as- suring they will "cooperate unre- servedly" in United States efforts o restore peace and security there. Eben Ayers, assistant press secre- ,ary, said the "warm and apprecia- ive" messages came from the GreeJc prime minister and the leader of the mrliamcntary opposition. The White House statement said Truman oiccd the hope that "these evi- dences of good will mark the begia- of a happier era for Greece." iclped by the proposed n loans to Greece and her nelgh- ior Turkey. "It is also my profound hope that lose Greeks who have taken up arms against their government will accept with confidence that am- nesty which the Greek government is extending to all except those guilty of crimes against the common Mr. Truman's statement said. The prime minister, in his mes- sage, informed the President that Mr. Truman's message to Congress asking economic and military "as- sistance" for the Greek government has "revived the hopes of all of us." The leader of the opposition com- mittee, Themlstocles Sophoulis ask- ed Mr. Truman to accept "our deep- est gratitude for the valuable assist- ance which you liave kindly pro- posed to Congress in favor of Greece for her economic rehabilitation, the stabilization of her freedom and in- dependence and for her Internal pasiflcation." Battleship Wisconsin acfc From Training Bayonne. N. battle- ship Wisconsin, escorted by the de- stroyer Larson, is scheduled to dock tonight at the Bayonne shipyard annex, with approximately 700 of- ficers and men from the Ninth and Third naval districts, completing an- ither naval reserve training ;