Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 22, 1947, Winona, Minnesota
w EATHER K.nljthil Full Leased Wire Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit-Bureau of Circulations OKOLSKY Read His New- Column Daily on Editorial rape VOLUME 47, NO. 29 W1NONA, MINNESOTA. SATURDAY EVENING.'MARCH 22, 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY FOURTEEN PAGES Compromise on Budget Cut Rejected Molotov Offers Plan For Germany Government Similar to Pre-Hitler Republic Proposed ISy M. Ilightnwer Foreign Mln- V. M. Molotov proposed to- nisht that the new German Kovcrn- m'-i-.'. be cmiti-d along the lines of he pre-intler Weimar republic and band "of "over us. propo-.ul met immediate nt Hosnsl on Mnunt Greeks Launch Spring Offensive the h Uon from ?'nince Britain. Foreign Minister Georges Bldault of Prance proposed a decontrallxcd. Joosely federated government struc- ture. "The ghOf.t of Weimar republic will not find favor with the three-hour France's Foreign Mlnlstc Marshall Entertains Movnw Secretary of SUitr Marshall win host to Foreign Secretary Krnest Kevin nt a luncheon today lit home. Though they met couple of limes before the foreign ministers conference, this ffave them their first known opportunity for lone private talk here. Georges Bldault declared across the in the four-power foreign mln- J.'.wr.': conference, Molotov propo.sort that Germany governed by a two-chamber par- liament, elected by director propor- tional representation. Liidault himself proposed a de- centralized, loosely federated gov- ernment structure for Germany, but warned that France opposed the rnpid development of even a provi- onal regime. The French minister suggested that a one-houso parliament be authorized, with Its members to bo chosen by the states. Ho stressed delegation of virtually oil powers to the states. He said the French position was thut any establishment of a pro- visiorwl government for Germany was "premature" but that his cloln- cutlon found the U. S. government prorxxial for a federal Izcd Germany Ho indicated, there grounds for a compromise. Authoritative sources said the French Foreign Minister Georges planned G.O.P. Will Back Rubber Controls Senate Republicans Split on Rent, Sugar Rationing Washington Senate Re- publicans decided today to support extension of rubber controls but failed to reach agreement on rent and sugar regulations. Senator Young (N. secretary of the Republican conference, said sugar ana rents were discussed but no action was taken. Young said efforts will be made ,o settle differences regarding sugar Between a group headed by Sena- tor McCarthy who wants all controls lifted, and another led by Senator Flanders who wants Other dispatches reported that them retained fur to the cast near the Bulgarian A The Greek army's promised spring offensive against anti-government guerrillas in the north was reported under way to- day on Mount Grammos near the Albanian frontier. Larlsa dispatches last night said the 15th division, with artillery and air-group support, began a large- scale drive on the Grammos guer- rillas early Thursday. The dispatches said filers from Larlsa and Salonika bases Inflicted severe losses among' crnmcnt forces with machlnegun fire. Southwest of Mount Grammos, Eighth division units were reported 1100 guerrillas at Hospsl on Mount Tzoumcrka in Greek Eplrus, not far from Albania. Press reports said today that In another Eplrus action, Greek troops killed 20 guerrillas and wounded battle near border, the Xanthc brigade virtually wiped out a Leftist band of about 200 in the vicinity of Thermal. These dispatches said 50 guerrillas were killed, 70 wounded and seven captured find the remnants fled Into Bulgaria, leaving many sup- plies behind. Heiress, Fiance To Face Formal Murder Charges By Frank Fmwley Santa Ann, Calif. Heiress JJculah Louise Overell, 17, and her lance, George R. Gollum, 21, were named in murder accusations today n connection with the deaths of her vealthy parents aboard their yacht, jlown up In Newport harbor last Saturday night. Chief of Police R. K. Hodgklnson f Newport Beach said the written accusations would bo presented to- lay in the court of Justice of the Howard C. Cameron as the for murder compUUntn-oharg- ng Uio college student sweethearts vjth killing Mr. and Mrs. Walter Overell, who left a reported 00 fortune. Chief Hodgkinson and Sheriff Senator Hawkcs, (N. urged his colleagues to keep an open mind on his proposals to continue rent con- trols with a ten per cent increase in ceilings, but no agreement on rents was reached. The banking committee yesterday reported favorably a House-approv- ed bill extending rubber regulations one year to March 31, 1048. The G.O.P. senators agreeing to sup- port this discussed possibility of an- other measure later to require rub- ber manufacturers to use a cer- tain percentage of synthetic rub- ber to keep that Industry going. Chairman Wiley of the judiciary committee urged the con- ference to support a three-month extension of the second war pow- ers act while a further study is made of various controls. Young said there was no Immediate support for this proposal. The Republicans agreed generally to back a plan to centralize selective service records bill and a resolution pledging United States membership In the proposed International refu- gee organization are scheduled to come before the Senate Monday. Young said this probably will delay until Tuesday the start of debate on the nomination of David E, Lillenthal to become chairman of tha atomic control commission. Several Republicans told newsmen in advance of the meeting they were dubious about prospects for n gen- Anti-Portal Bills Pass Senate, 64-24 Republican Expect to Override Possible Veto By Marvin L. Arrowsmilh the strength of decisive House and Senate vic- tories for legislation killing porta) pay suits, Republicans spoke confi- dently today of overriding a veto by President Truman If necessary. The Senate vote for a measure to outlaw virtually all pending and! future portal claims was 64 to 24. I It now goes to the House, which1 passed a similar bill three weeks! ago. 435 to 56. Next week a House-Senate con- ference committee will iron out the differences. Ratification is a fore- gone conclusion. French Assembly Backs Ramadier French national assembly, by an overwhelming 411 to 0 vote, declared its confidence to- day in Premier Paul Ramadier's Indo-China policies. The commu- nist deputies abstained from voting. The five communist cabinet mem- bers voted with the government for the motion of confidence and the franc appropriation for continued military operations in Indo-China. Ramadlor immediately called a cabinet meeting to decide the future of his coalition government. He had declared earlier that he would quit unless all parties in the committee conference. G.O.P. House Bloc Insists On Full Slash Showdown Vote on Knutson Tax Bill Scheduled Thursday reported Re- publican agreement upon a budget compromise, taxes and debt pay- ment collapsed today at a Senate- backed him. Call for New Soft Coal Contract Seen By Harold W. Ward Washington W) Officials I Then the bill will go to the White House. With a two-thirds vote needed to override a veto, G.O.P. congressional leaders could point to the fact that This View Of The Earth made by an automatic camera in a V-2 rocket 100 miles over White Sands, N. M., was taken at an altitude higher than any previous picture, the navy said in releasing this photo. More than square miles of U, S. and Mexico are shown. Distance from bottom to curved horizon is 900 miles. Past clusters of small clouds are Gulf of California (dark area, upper 65 miles wide, and beyond it, Lower California and Pacific ocean smaller dark flngcr extending from left. Scene is looking west. (A.P. Wirephoto from navy.) Hunt Goes on for Brother Rich Recluse Found Dead By Malcolm t. Stcphenson New York Not knowing whether they were looking To a corpse burled under a 38-year-old accumulation of junk in Fifth Avenue ghost house, or for an aged and grief-stricken re cluse wandering the streets of a strange modern city, police du in again today in their search fo Bidault would present to the coun- cil iv governmental plan for Ger- many envisaging a loose federation amcs of Orange county cral agreement on sugar and rents ilanned to arraign the couple, who because of widely varying views expected to bo married April 30, members. 18th birthday anniversary, after complaints are issued. Then n pre- single house of llmlhary hearing would be set. Hammer Found Investigators originally prcmuscd that Overell, 02, head of a Los Aii- cf states with parliament. Compromise on Coal Foreign Secretary Ernest Bcvln, of Britain, offered the council -what appeared to be a compromise to ---------vetoed by foreign Minister nb, ,ho yncht MuslcJc said evidence indicated they hod been slnln with a ball peen hammer before the explosion. Captain Thomas McGaff, head of the sheriff's Ulentlncatlon bureau, said that Chief Hodgkinson was In possession ot "a ball pccn hammer that was used to kill the girl's por- GcorRcs Bldault, of France, for gruarantted German coal export-s. The Briton proposed that the "re- habilitation of German Industry ihall be effected on a progressive plan having regard for tho neces- sity of exporting coal to liberated countries." (France Is one of the liberated countries.) Bevln continued: "In particular, the rate at. which steel production Is Increased shall determined In relation to the need for coal export, provided that burden of the co.st on occupying powers l.i not aa n result at ih'.x consideration." The British .-.ccrttary proposed McGaff said he made an exten- sive examination of the bodies and placed the ball pcen hammer In the lientl wounds. It fitted tho wounds exactly, ho said. Attends Funeral Attired in her white cotton Jail uniform and a mink coat, Miss th.it Germany bo permittee a wns Ulkcn ,from Santa Ana capacity of tons Clcndnlc yesterday to attend her nuailv. which iii.sc would be funeral. Sheriff Muslck llousc Vote The House voted 28G to 54 yester- day to extend sugar rationing and price controls until jj-xt October 31 and allocation powers until March 31. 18-18. Price controls and ration- Ing are scheduled to expire June '30 and the allocation powers at the end of this month. Senator McCarthy who wants to abolish sugar controls, told a reporter he Is willing to bet thnt a majority of G.O.P. senators will support his views in the end. McCarthy argued that the most recent estimates of the Cuban sugar crop is up 650.000 tons and (Continued on Page 9, Column 7.) CONGHESS production limit figure. licvln iil.'io again proposed eco- r.orr.lc unity mul n national pooling of nil German rp.'.ourcc.x, along with or Socialization of Imlu.itrlrri Bcvln advocated socialization "certain Industries" as one method of breaking trusts and for sharing the complete burden of occupation costs, "past, prc.sent and future." arnnng the occupying powers. He1 ulso specified that occupation only because 28 of the 31 sticks presented as the first charge iof dynamite attached to a battery who nccOTipanlcd her, said she crlcc .nortly for a tlmu at the graveside Chief Hodgkinson said she had do- clnrcd she did not wish to attend tho .service, but that after being advised otherwise she changed her mind. Calling newsmen Into a confer- ence, Muslck and Hodgkinson said they had evidence to establish that the Overclls were the victims of a conceived plot thnt went German productions. He offered Russia no evidence of encouragement In her drive for re- jmrauons from current production. Moreover, the Russians arc not cx- pccicd to like his suggestion for .sharing occupation cost-s. clock failed to explode. "If all that dynamite had ex- ploded there wouldn't have been any evidence of said Hodgkinson. "Tho head wounds, we arc certain, were the cause of death. The dy- the deputv foreign ministers' blast was the part of a-plot 'that wns to obliterate all evidence. on the Austrian treaty, So viet Deputy Foodor T. Gousev block e dangerous to the security of the United Stated to have communist- dominated governments developing n Greece and Turkey. Is that cor- it not be dangerous to the security of the United States to have a communist dominated government on the Pacific In the appointive authorities of each house. The council will investigate state government and make recom- mendations to legislators. Those opposing the bill were min- ority members who. led by Repre- sentative Edward Chllgren, Little- fork, charged the council would be simply a "glorified house rules com- mittee." 'Ikes' Ask For Pollution Control St. Paul The Minnesota Iznak Walton league today asked the legislature for appropriations or annually the next two years to carry out the war-delayed Acheson: "I think we should not I program of controlling pollution of look with favor upo7i that." It was at that point some re- public waters. Vnl Stiiude.'-, St. Paul, anti-pol- Acheson: "That is correct." Judd: "Well, would It or would .'issued a denial. porters understood Acheson to chairman, said the request fer to communist-dominated ftov-lwas contained in letters sent to ernments anywhere, but examina-JReprescntativc Claude Allen, chair- tion of the transcript establishedIninn of the house appropriations otherwise. committee and Senator Henry Sul- The State department, too, laterjltvan. head of the senate finance j committee.