Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 19, 1948, Winona, Minnesota
W E ATHER tolclpr. FM IS COMING Be mire your new radio ciui rcceln 1L Full Leased Wire Newi Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of VOLUME 48. NO. 27 W1NONA. MINNESOTA. FRIDAY EVENING. MARCH 19. 1946 FIVE CENTS PER COPY EIGHTEEN PAGES THE ALSOPS on Russia Up To G.OP. Tlf .toiMiph unit Slpwurt ANon uprrch In tllf Cc.MKri-wt fnir> think' pluln, linn-Ing ftomo mlr- uruloujt mifl wholly unexpected rusliiK of tho IntrrimUotml tendon, thr itrfiil rivcr-rldliiK Imuo which will ctmfroiit thn country In tho nrxt few months will concern tho American rr.iponsp In Hovlct t'X- pun.-ilon iihroivd. This IwHln will thus nlwi confront (ho Kopubllcun nntlrmnl convention In Jtlltc, imtl It tn nrfnct the outcome closely Mciffovrr, It Is IncrnnslfiKly prob- fchlr thnl the convention will hn jwtkrcl to make u clrur-cut choice bctwrrn two distinct Republican whncils of thought on foreign policy. Thr IrndT our school of thought Is Urniitnr Rohrrt A, Tuft, thn leader of the other, fli'iuilor Arthur Vund- rnbTK Tho evenly foitlimwl div- ision within the piirty on tttciw Iwn i.pproHt'heji Id forrlKH policy vi AH dciiionstnitfd by tho Konalu vote on I hi' Tn ft amendment to K.It.P.. which would huvo voclucocl thr first, year's upproprlnllon to four hillinn' dollars. The Republican rniulnrs split almost exactly OVOJI on vrilr. The strrnifth of the Vurulorihnric nchfml In lllintnitcd by tho fuel that Tuft himself Is reliably ro- portpd to brllpvo thut Vnndonberg, rut her thun covrrnor Thomuft E, IJewry. is now the to bent, ViindrnbrrK nppurnntly (Jnooroly elors not wntit the nomination ulKl hr hus refused to lift a finger to crt t'. Tie underlined hl.n refusal to "connive." to use. Ms own word, H. few wrelw nun. when u gl'OUP of wriilthy ittul Influential New York nrlmlrrrs approached him Indirectly with iin offer to and support iv Vundonben! cnmpnlcn. The offer wus unconditionally re- jected, Vnt tho Vandcnborg boom continues rPKitrnlrw. und there is lltttf (louht i hat Vnndcnbri'K will ncivpt tho nomination it It Is offered. Moreover, tho odds on vandon- brre'fi being nominated are moa.iur- nbly Increased by thn petition of Jliirold K. Htnssen. fUii.wn, hnx not wild so publicly but according to clone to him ho i.i willing, und even to uccopt ft (second place on Vandrnbont ticket If Jie fulls to win tho grand prlsio, should romp to the convun- with well over it hundred r.i. If, n.t now ftecm.i possible. it becomes c.lpur thut Stusson cun- riot get thn nomination, this con- dUlenible Hm.wn following will form n nolle! base on which tho Vniiclon- bert: cohorts can build. Thrrp Iv or course, no Vandcn- hcru-Stiisseii pi'cconvontton rtoul Jnrtrfcl, tho two men huvo hud no contact whatsoever with each other In recent months. Vet thn logic of the situation makes it Vandon- beri.--Stas.ien ticket wrlotis possibility. an entirely The nomination of mich n ticket would bo enormously significant, for it would menu that tho tradi- tional Hepubllcim forrttm policy, tho cautious Tuft npprom-h. hiicl suffered li total do- fi-iil. Vet the nomination of Tuft, or of iinnthcr Republican who thinks more or lew UKo him. Is not to bo ruled out. Tuft's chances re- ceived u setback some weeks ago, when tho neolithic Joseph Tow ol I'enns.vlvuniit quietly niUod a con- fert-nci' "f felli.w fiiiciiin In Clcwo- linid, Ohio. I'ew and the) other jtidiiHtriiiliMs. mostl.v nlool <.f thn more tinKts-biickrcl type, rrnehed the conclusion that In view of Tuffs prof NhowInK In tho public opinion polls, he could not win tho flection. They therefore UKrocd to (twitch their support to House Ma- jority Lender Joseph Martin, Tlie Cleveland meeting took place however, liefum President Harry Triiniiin i.tarti'd on hln political tlFtxttlKMI Hlllll'. ThO di.Mi.'ilrni of thf last fow Weeks hiive appiirrlitly demon.ttniU'd that tmr n miracle, it will bo mathemat- ically impossible for Truman to win 're-election. This has undoubt- edly helped thy Tuft candidacy It 'has aho been helped by the worded announcement of Oenernl' UoUKliis Miie.Arthur'N a- Vrtlliibihty. about which some Taft mippurtrrs HIT openly Jubilant, For MiicArlhur may well cut into the jjr-wey und Stussen strength In Wisconsin, und Tuft will undoubt- edly bo second choice with most Mii'rArthiir cleloKiites, .Mnrtln real strength, however both umnnu Kepubllcnn fntciitn ol tho I'ew type, und Iti the Influentla und conservative HOUSP Hepubllcaf leadership. Moreover, ho hus evinced n sudden Interest In foreign policy Ills ernphiisls on the military aspects of American foreign policy makes n poFMihln thut whul will oventuiilly rrner.'e from Hi" Keiiuto-1 louse ronf'-f'Tice on the- K.ll.C. lilll will nt- not a VundenberK policy a Mui'lln-ViiiulenlwrK policy Thlt would cut down VutidenberK's rri'iitiitlnii us the undisputed foreign iioiicy lender. If the expected deudlwk between Tuft and IX-wey develops, tho llo- jnibllcHU convcnllon may thu.'1 hrcotnr the scene, of a cruclu niriik'tflr between the two iU'publlcar rcin'ols of thouKhl rm policy Av-Miiiilnc thut the Klwnnowci withdrawal Is permanent, there would be u clrur-cut cholco between Vur.drnbrrK und Stussen on tho one liuiid, and men of the of Mnrtln und MucArthur on the i.ilii-r The Importuneii of nuch a (hore lo the United Mliitrn ant I., ihe world, in difficult lo Scandinavia Joins Anti-Red Bloc Airport Committee Co-Chairmcn Resign In Row With A. of C. Tho Wlnona Association of Commerce airport committee co-chairmen resignedI today-charging that thoy no longer hnvo the backing ol tho association president and some of the directors win6 moy no William A. Galcwski, co-chairmen of the committee, submitted tneir sKtus status, Senate Vote on Tax Cut Bill Expected Today Jly Murvln I. Arrowmnlth Wnxhlnirtnn Senate Re- publicans tied tho throttle down Loclny In a drive to pawt their Income tax-cutting bill oy nightfall, Srrwlor Mllllkln floor iuwKci1 of tho measure, told re- porters ho believes tho chances for t flnul vote lute lotlny were good. Ho bused forecast mainly on n decision by tho Democratic lead- ership to abandon plans for offering tin amendment to hold any tax cut tills year to The House hus already piiwtod ft, measure ciilllriK for n Bonutor nurkloy the min- ority leader, wild ho Intended to vote against any tax reduction. He inld ho believes It would bo "dang- erous" to cut taxes In tho light of President Truman's appeal for Krenter American military power to protect western Europe against tho spread of communism, Override Vclo nurkloy declined to speculate on Republican chances to corral en- ough Democratic votes to override iin expected presidential veto. But ho did say: "I hnvo no doubt that n. vote to sustain n veto will bo larger than tho veto URalnst tho bill passage (by tho A veto by Mr. Trumnn success- fully blocked n tax out bill last year. Senator Ournoy chair- man of tho Somite nrmod services committee. WHS asked by reporters whtithor ho would vote nRftinst a Ux cut because of the Presidents prppiirodnesn proposals. Tho South Dakota lawmaker re- plied: "You aan't very well Justify any objection against ft tax cut nt the moment, because wo don't yet know whut tho extra cost (of tho military program) will be." Tho Olo Somite yesterday defeated two Democratic attempts to add riders to tho bill which would have repealed or revised federal taxes on oleomargarine, By (i vote of 45 to 63 it rejected ...i amendment by Senator Ful- brlght (D-Ark) to remove all olco tuxus. Then by the sumo vote It kltlod an amendment by Senator Mfiybnnk to cut tho present ton-conts-n-pouncl tax on colored margarine to one quarter of ft cent. Earlier this week tho House agri- culture committee blocked efforts to put oleo tax repeal bills before tho House. Jap Phone System Crippled by Walkout strike by communi- cations workers today paralyzed Jupim's telephone system, The walk- mit-lo continue 24 hours-was ciillnd lo support demands lor cost- uf-llvlnK wage boosts. a period of service dating back to 1041 when tho new airport, now neavlnp completion, was only an idea. in their letter or resignation to Uio has a said they would "be glad to serve in any way as private citizens" hence- forth. Kxplaln Action In a statement explaining their action, tho two committee members said: 'At the city council meeting Mon- day night the committee arranged to accompany members of the city council to St. Paul next week to ap- pear before tho state legislative ad- visory committee relative ..to the city's request for an additional state grant of toward tho airport, drivo t< "At that meeting bids for tho sur- nations, facing of tho airport and other smaller Improvements were opened. State and federal officials present at tho meeting indicated thut the bids were fair und reasonable, perhaps with several minor corrections. 'Two days later, L. C. La Prance, the president of tho association, call- ed on ono of tho chairmen of tho commlltuo and a.ikod him what au- thority ho had to appear before the legislative advisory committee. The president said that ho had sent out a letter Instructing all association committees not to take any action without prior approval of the board of directors. "The president also Indicated that the board of directors does not favor asking the state for more money and action c that It also feels that the expondl- program ture of money reflected In Monday night's bids Is too much. "Tho chairman of the airport committee replied that he was a member of the board of directors of tho association, that ho had attend- ed every meeting and that he knew, therefore, that tho association board had not taken any action on the re- quest for additional money or on the surfacing bids. Agree on Stand "Tho nlrnort committee chairman told tho president of tho aiwoclation that If ho and certain other direc- tors do not approve tho airport com- mittee's action, then he would resign. "Tho co-chairman of the airport committee agrees with this stand and we are resigning effective Im- mediately. "Tho airport committee has been trying its best to help get an airport for Wlnona which would suit the needs of local air traffic and tilrllnc triifllc. "Several years ago the citizens of Wlnona contributed more than for construction of the air- port and more recently they contri- buted over for the construc- tion of tho administration building. "The airport committee feels that these contributions prove that the citizens of Wlnona want an airport. There are very few communities In tho United States where the citizens have demanded an airport with such n concrete action. "Because of this concrete action and prior support of tho, association board of directors we have proceed- ed to do everything possible to get a real airport for Wlnona. It appears now that we and the airport are be- ing sabotaged from within our own organization. "Since we have no desire to enter (Continued on Fulfil 15, Cnlumn 2) COMMITTEE Marshall Accuses Russ of Using 'Nazi Methods' Berkeley, Calif. Secretary of State George Marshall today accused Russia of using high-hand- ed Nazi methods In the communist drivo to engulf frco European latlons. Before a University of California audience, Marshall stated the Soviet threat to America In these words: "Never before in history has the world situation been more threaten- ing to our ideals and interests than at the present time. HlfCh-HnndedncNN "A depressing aspect of the sit- uation is the duplication in Europe of the high-handed and calculated procedure of the Nazi regime." It was Marshall's first public speech since President Truman ap- pealed Wednesday for Congress to enact universal military training and a temporary draft, and to speed action on tho European recovery Clark Orders Mme. Curie Freed Following Ellis Island Detention Costa Rican Election Riot Spreading 4 Other Central American Countries Reported Involved By Rcfflnalcl Wood Snn Jo.sc, Costa eral Rcnu Plcado Mlchalskl, secur- ity (war) minister, says 'Costa Rica's political revolt is building into a Central American wnr. Plcado answered "yes" when news- men aslced him last night If tlie week-old rebellion by under Jose Figueres Is going to Involve all of Central America. Four other countries already are said to be Involved in Costa Rica's political quarrel. Guatemala has been accused by Costa Rica ot .sending nrms across the border to Insurgent forces. crs .seemed near agreement today on (Guatemala's foreign ministry 3n-.a plan to delay draft- Gen- eral Tom Clark today authorized the release of Mme. Ireno Jollot-Curie, the French scientist, who had been detained by Immigration officials at Ellis Island. Mme. Jollot-Curlo was taken Into custody und removed to the island shortly after her arrival late yes- terday in New York from Paris. Waiting at LaGuardia airport to greet her were officers of the joint Anti-Fascist Refugee committee, which has been listed by Clark as' n subversive organization. A committee spokesman said she had come to this country "to ac- quaint the American people with the immediate needs of the Spanish Re- publicans In exile." The order for Mme. Jollot Curie's release followed earlier Indications from the Justice department that sho would bo detained until it could be determined whether her entry would be "prejudicial to the best interests of the United States." In response to a question concern- Ing an apparent reversal In the ex- clusion plan, the Justice department said that Mme Joliot Curie will re- main at, liberty "while her case is being studied." Delayed Draft Under Study by Senate AVashlnjrlon By .lurk Bell Senate lead- structed its San Jose envoy last night to require Costa Rica to prove the charge or withdraw it.) Send Planes Nicaragua has sent planes and officers to aid the government, and government forces have charged that somu Nicaraguans arc helping Figueres. The government has sent Dr. Luis Anderson to Honduras to appeal for arms. Anderson, Costa Rican. dele- gate to the Rio 'conference, also will seek economic ulcl. At lease three pilots from the Dominican Republic have arrived from. Cludad Trujl'.lo to fly two LASCA planes commandeered from a. Pan American subsidiary Wcdncs- the nation's young men for military service. The wait-and-see proposal under study by Senator V a n d e n b c r e and Taft would call J'ov speedy passage of laws to elections, boiled over last when President Tcodoro Plcado Mi- chalskl proclaimed mnrtlal law. Began March 1 The dispute began tn congressional action March 1, when the presi- dential election of Otillo TJlatc Blan- co was annulled. Congress upheld fraud charges brought by his op- ponent, Rafael Calderon Guardla, tho government candidate. Violent partisanship developed and revolt broke out Saturday. mate charges that communists are backing the government and are trying to use current political strife as "a bridgehead for control of Latin America." Pigucrcs, clmm- captured a munlsts. President Plcado's government But Marshall went beyond his day by the government. chief In further detailing what Costa Rica's political caldron ho called today the "general strat- since the egy" of meeting the Russian chal-1 lenge. Tho secretary of state made these main, points: 1. Personally warned Italy and all other free European nations that any country which puts tho communist party in power automatically cuts itself off from American old. 2. The present conflict is a "world wide struggle between freedom and tyranny." Marshall said the Russians should be stopped short In the positions they now should now be perfectly clear that rulo based, on threats find force instead of on reason and Justlco must not bo allowed to spread further1 unchecked." 3. The United States is main- taining an "opcndoor" policy toward any conciliatory moves by Russia and is "sincerely anxious" for a settlement. But until a settlement is possible "it must be our policy to dis- courage and to oppose further encroachment on the rights and lives of free people." 4. The crisis in which the United States now finds Itself is world-wide. It presents grave threats to American interests not only in Europe but also in the Middle East and Far East. 5. The great need now is for prompt enactment of the Eur- opean Recovery program in Con- gress. He said this should so strengthen free nations as to give them a better chance to defend themselves "against transition into police states do- minated by tho central com- mittee of tho communist party in Five Killed in Illinois Twister Bimltcr Hill, III. At Jeast five persons were killed today in a tornado which struck here and at nearby Fostcrburg and Gillcsple. A twister struck at Alton, 111., and New Atlicn.s and Freeburg in St. Claire county reported heavy prop- erty damage. Bunker Hill's population is about M. F, Scyfrlt, Hed Cross home service chairman in Macoupln county, said first aid headquarters were being set up In the school building and that the town was without lights and power. The high winds were reported in scattered lu-cns, including Alton. New Athens in St. Clair county where the storm cut a swath 303 feet wide and two and one-half blocks long through the business district. It struck again at Frecburg, 111. All Ambulances Used All available ambulances In the Alton area were in service. The had been claims several victories, but oppo- sition forces say square miles of Costa Rica are in. rebel hands. Little Inch' Blast Sears 15 Acres Petersburg, explo- sion that ripped the "Little Inch" pipeline last night set oil a fire that seared a 15-acre area and destroyed two houses. No one wns injured. The cause of the blast had not been determined. Natural gas escaping under pres- sure from the broken pipe-line burned for more than two hours with a glare seen at least 30 miles away. Occupants of houses which were destroyed were absent. Two barns also were burned. State police said the closest witness they could find was a quarter of a mile away nt the time of the blast. Six Killed in Centralia Tavern Blast CVntrnlln, III. The known death toll mounted to six today In un nxplwilnn which dontroyiid n two- story brick building In downtown Ctmtraliu last night. Two bodies wore found beneath thu pllu of rubble by llremen early today after an all-night search, Near midnight, about three hours after tho blast, two bodies had been found In the wreckage. One woman died of Injuries as she was being carried Into St. Mary's hospital, Firemen continued to search through tho ruins for other bodies after reports by eye-witnesses that some persons had been trapped when tho structure collapsed. .10 Injured Thirty persons were Injured. Ten were reported In from serious to critical condition. Tho building house a tavern and n small pool hall-tavern on tho first floor and small apartments and sleeping quarters In the nine rooms on tho second floor. Chief of Police O. T, Bounds said that nnn man who escaped without Injury from thn pool hall-tavern told him that about nine men wore play- ing cards In tho roar and some of them might have been trapped. More than 50 firemen, including doveral from nearby southern Illi- nois communities, dug through the rubble In tho search for additional bodies. numiigc Only ono of tho dead had been Identified. Sho was Mrs. Frank Nichols, about BO. who lived In a second floor apartment. She died as sho was being carried into St. Mary's hospital. Her husband was among tho Injured. A second victim wan an uniden- tified man. Tho third body wus burned beyond recognition. Ten of tho injured were reported In from Borlous to critical coudi- of Republican-Herald.) tlon. Among the injured wore two children. The cause of the explosion, which was followed by a fire which raged there were about 30 persons In the saloon when the blast occurred. Bill Watson, 63, a tree surgeon, who escaped from the owensby tav- WH3 lUllUWtiU WJf tfc i j I 1 tl nt.rt ittn c for more than an hour, had not ern without injury, said thcio was boon determined. Bounds estimated j a scries of explosions. damage at Kenneth Owensby. 37, co-owner ol cue of the taverns, estimated 'I thought there were four Watson said. "I was knocked to the floor. Four or five other men who were standing near me also were knocked from their feet. We were covered with wreckage but the bar saved us. The whole building seemed to land on top or Uic bar." Several automobiles pnrkrcl In front of the building were damaged by the flying debris which also wus strewn along nearby railroad tracks injured. Heavy rainfalls and windstorms caused severe damage In many areas of the state. Many highways were covered with water from "Ilnsh floods" of small creeks. A flash Hood of Gimlet cheek caus- ed severe damage during the night at Spai-lnnd, a town of about 500 population in Marshall county. A wall of water about four feet deep swept through the streets and left layers of mud and other debris in the streets and some buildings and homes. A mother and two small children, one suffering from mumps, were isolated in their home for revive selective service in tho face of stcpped-up communist pressure in Europe. Selectees would be chos- en and put on notice. But Congrcsn would not push the button for inductions unless or until: (1) Voluntary cnlist- mcnts continued to lap: or (2) Tho world situation grew so RTIIVO HH to eall for partial or full mobilization of n. clUlcn army. The prime object of such a law would be to spur Immediate enlist- ments of those subject to call, thus rilling vacant ranks in line with President Truman's plea for .strengthened armed forces. This Republican answer to Mr. Truman's request for universal mili- tary training and a limited revival of selective service is known to liavc the enthusiastic backing of Vanden- berg. He is the Senate's presiding officer and heads its foreign rela- tions committee. Tart told a reporter he is inclined to support the plan but has not made up his mind finally. Meanwhile, an informal poll of the House armed services commit- tee showed today that group prob- ably would approve an outright draft revival at once. Fifteen out ot 33 members sold thoy favor such a step and only Jour listed themselves as definitely opposed. However, House Republican lead- ers have made clear that full hear- ings will be held on tho subject be- fore any action is taken. Tho standby plan developed nt ft time when Mr. Truman's proposals and policise were under fresh at- tack from his fired cabinet mem- ber, Henry A. Wallace. In a radio address last night, Wal- lace charged that the Truman doc- trine of supporting communist- threatened countries is being ex- tended "to the point where it threat- ens the life of every human being In the world." It is likely that increased funds for the air arm will be voted by the G.O.P.-controlled Congress, what- ever action it takes on TJ.M.T. and the draft. hours. High Winds The Chicago Weather bureau said it received a report that high winds caused extensive property damage at Union, Mo. The Illinois and Michigan canal overflowed its banks at Lockport, 40 miles southwest of Chicago. Fourteen cars of a Snnta Fc nvll- roiul freight train were derailed ut Willow Springs, a Chicago suburb. At La Crossc, Meteorologist A. D. Sanial said "a little flooding" can be expected in Ills district but that it will not compare with the late February thaw nnd high water. Sanial said the snow melt In La Cros.se had gone down the La Cras.su river sovural days ago with- out appreciable- dnmnge, but thut he understood melting snow draining into the Chlppewa river further north Wiis forcing a rise. He said he anticipated little flooding, how- ever. Nation-wide Daylight Saving Hearing to Begin Washington. Hearings on a bill providing daylight saving time throughout the nation will begin April 13 before a Senate interstate commerce subcommittee. This was announced yesterday by Chairman Reed (R.-KanJ. He told a reporter he introduced the bill at the request of the interstate commerce commission with a view to cleaning up confusion resulting from part of thu country running on daylight time during the sum- mer, the rest on standard time. The doctors threatening a strike. I guess over there M.D. stands for more dough. I never knew the doctors had a union! Can you imagine an MD in surgery Weather FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and vicinity: Clearing and turning colder tonight. Satur- day fair and colder. Lowest to- night 30: highest Saturday 42. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 54; minimum. 40; noon, 45; precipitation, .09 of an inch of rain; sun sets tonight at sun rises tomorrow at EXTENDED FORECASTS Minnesota and Wisconsin: Tem- peratures will average two to Jive Jcgrces above normal. Normal max- mum 30 north, 49 central and 56 south. Normal minimum 3D north, 27 contra] and 33 south. Colder Sri urday. wanner Sunday and Mon- day, colder Wednesday and north portion Tuesday, little change south portion Tuesday. Precipitation will average one-fourth inch to one to one nnd one-half inch occurring .is rain Sunday and nfiain Tuesday night and Wednesday. TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max. Mln. Pep. Bcmidji.......... ChicngO.......... Denver.......... Dulutli International Falls Miami Mpls.-St. Paul Now Orleans..... New York........ Phoenix Washington. 37 61 58 35 33 78 <14 HO 50 G2 59 31 51 27 30 19 74 3H 71 4-1 41 1.73 .03 .05 3 Premiers Condemn Communism 3-Division Brigade Reported Ready to Attack Greece By The Associated Scandinavian leaders Joined Western European lineup against communism today. Premiers of Norway, Sweden and Denmark took their stand while delegates in Fin- land, to the east, got last-minute In- structions for Moscow ncgotialtons toward a Soviet-Finnish treaty. The communists wore accused at the same time ot having a flve- uation committee working on Italy, where an election Is scheduled April 18, and on France. They also were charged with having an Interna- tional brigade ready to attack Greece. The heads of the three Scandina- vian countries told a Stockholm aud- ience last night their countries will light aggression from any quarter. All condemned communism. They spoke alter a day-long conference, as Social Democratic party of their countries. I'rnnlcr ICIncr GrrliardMn of Norway callrd coniinunliiU grave danger to freedom peace." Sweden's Premier Tajre Er- landcr said, "However intenM our will to peace and under- istaiiclliiK, we nut freedom Premier Ilan.i Ilcdloft uld Danes "will defend our Indepen- dence nud freedom against attacks wherever they might come Finn Pact Finland's negotiators with Russia are to leave Helsinki by train Sat- urday to start talks next Monday on. Prime Minister Stalin's proposal for a treaty of friendship and mutual assistance. The Moscow radio President Truman's said today preparedness speech, to Congress Wednesday and the five-power Brussels pact signed that day favor American Imperial- ists ivnd. militarists. Italian Premier Alcide Oaiperl said the nine-nation Communist In- ternational Information bureau (Comlnform) has a special five-na- tion secret committee to "issue di- rectives to synchronize the conduct of communists In Italy and France." He made the statement In an out- door speech In Bologna. It opened his Christian campaign In north. Democratic party's Italy's communist the and Committee Organized DC Gasperi said the met first in Poland last September shortly before the Comlnform was organized there. He said It Includes Colonel General Andrei A. Zhdanov. Russian communist secretary gen- eral; Lulgi Longo, Italian vice-sec- retary general; Romanian Foreign Minister Anna. Paufccr; Jacques Du- clos of France, and Mllovan DJllaj of Yugoslavia. Official dispatches to Washington from Athens, the U. S. State depart- ment said yesterday, estimate thaS three divisions, or men, are in an international brigade near the Greek border In Yugoslavia, Albania and Bulgaria. International Brigade The department said the men are believed to be mostly Albanians and Greeks with over-nil Russian mili- tary direction. It said an attack Is thought most Itki-ly from Albania, Con.stantlnc Hentls. minister ot public order, said today the govern- ment had learned guerrillas planned an attack on Salonika between March 22 and March 30. Salonika Is a major port and mil- itary headquarters at the waist Greek Macedonia. It lies about 180 mill's north of Athens and 40 south of the Yugoslav frontier. Can Keiirl Dwlght Griswold. chief of the American Mission to Aid Greece, said he has received no report of an He said he a half." I think the doctors arc or- of Americans. In Paris, a spokesman ganizing in this country, too. One of them was examining me the other day and he said, "Open your month and say AaliF.L." I wonder if they'd use the same tactics other strikers use. I can Just picture them picketing the front of my Aunt Minnie's house with pla- cards saying. "Do not patronize, she uses goose grouse to cure colds." In this country French security police said today they had arrested 11 Russians In a. private home. He did not give the reason. The interior ministry said yesterday France will deport leaders of the banned Union of Soviet Cltl- ens. Turkey's, military attache In Sofia, Bulgaria, and his assistant returned home last night. Official sources would not say whether they had been recalled or kicked out. Dob llopo If the doctors ever strike, it will be quite serious If you get sick in the middle of the night and call your physician, who will there be to tell you he can't come? Whenever I get sick I always have trouble with the doctors. They take one look at me and say, "Go over to the packing house. That's where they cure But I'm taking no chances. I've got my baUiroom loaded with so many remedies it's like a regular drug store. In fact, when I turn on tho faucet in the wash basin, chocolate inalus como out. and t.o- dny I opened the medicine chest and a cream cheese rmd peanut butter sandwich fell out. for the Bulleti ins European Recovery pro- gram was approved formally to- day by the House foreign committee, and a Senate com- mittee voted mili- tary help for Greece and Tur- key. I St. Peter, Mcol- let county coroner's jury today named Otto Adam, 57-year-old farm hand, the ax slayer of his employer. Sit. Clemens, Mich. total of SI3I.54K.434 has brrn illNlrllmtril among heirs of the lute Ktlsel II. Knrd. according to the fourth annual accounting filed today by his widow.