Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 25, 1947, Winona, Minnesota
w EATHER Clrarlnr, colder tonlfhti oold Wednesday, 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. 31 WINONA, MINNESOTA. TUESDAY EVENING, MARCH 25, 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY SIXTEEN PAGES Council Asks Swimming Pool Bonds U.S. Attitude Toward Soviet Aims Stiffens 'Wants to Conquer U. Former Envoy Charges By Douglax Cornell Washington Testimony by former Ambassador William C. Bui- lite tha: "time is running short" be- cause Russia definitely Intends to "assault" and "conquer" the United States stirred the House committee on un-American activities today. Ic produced: A call from Chairman Thoman i'K.-N. for an Immediate "showdown" to put American relations with the Soviet Union on a strict give-and-take basis. SuffKexUons from Representa- tive Banner (D.-.V. for a "show of strength" to Runtila and for "arousing America to tbr Sovirt menace." A proposal by Representative TUnkin that the IL'nitrd lay In an "ample" supply of atomic and enough planes and to handle them, Eullitt appeared before the com- ir.ittcc yesterday at hearings on bills to outlaw the Communist par- ty. He said the tlmo Is not rlpo lor that. He Americans arc not yet sufficiently aware of "tho danger to them In tho existence of the party and the determination of the Soviet Union to conquer us" to sup- port the heavy penalties which would be necessary to enforce such a ban. Would Use A-Bomb Testifying under oath, Bullltt de- clared that If Russia had the atomic bomb, "It would already have been dropped on the United States." Bonncr asked the question that brought that statement. He told ft reporter later he was so "shocked" he neglected to ask what should be done about the danger arid about safeguarding America's atomic bomb necreLrt, "It took the wind rlithl out of he nald. Bullltt called the Communist par- ty n "Soviet agency designed to weaken America for the ultimate Soviet Rus.ila Intends to McCarthy to Fight Sugar Controls on Senate Floor Wafehlngton Senator Mc- Carthy claiming strong Republican backing, said today he will carry to tho Senate floor his fight to end .sugar rationing nt once. McCarthy said efforts to reach a general agreement among the 51 G.O.P. senators on the sugar ques- tion had collapsed with rejection of a compromise which he offered. The present sugar controls expire next Monday. Before the Senate Is n bill approved by Its banking com- mittee which would extend controls a year, but give the Department of Agriculture authority to drop them next fnll if feasible. McCarthy and Senator Flanders who opposes immediate abandonment of rationing, were delegated by the Senate Republican conference to seek a compromise. McCarthy said it didn't work out. He told reporters he Is willing to extend rationing to October the date set In a bill passed by the the housewife Is given a sizeable increase and indus- trial uses held at present levels un- til there is sufficient for home can- ning. If this proposal fails, McCarthy said, he will revert to tho bill which he and Senator Bricker introduced to wipe out rationing on the theory there will be enough su- gar to so around this' year. The bill Truman Veto On Tax Cut Bill Seen Democrats Believe Budget Excess Should Retire Debt By Francis M. Lcmay leading Dem- ocratic Congress member declared today President Truman will veto would set up inventory controls to the Republican-backed bill to slash prevent hoarding. Export controls would continue. make on the United States." Hr said it Is composed ot tential traitors." And he said It Is "a conspiracy to commit murder on n mmri scaly." The former coun- try's first ambassador to Moscow nr'tcr the United States recognized the soviet union In em- phatically" with Ranktn on keeping plenty of A-bornbs, planes and pilots ready lor an emergency. True Reciprocity "Before there can be any peace In the the committee chair- man asserted. "Secretary of State Marshall and foreign commissar Molotov will have to bring about true reciprocity reciprocity on that docs not interfere with the security ot tho two coun- tries Hunt for Recluse Continues Through Junk-Packed House Income taxes if it reaches the White House In its present form. Mr. Truman has repeatedly ad- vised Congress to apply any excess revenue this year to the public debt Instead of tax-cutting. Nine Democratic- members of the House ways and means committee today assailed the Republican-back- ed income tax slashing bill as "a discriminatory patchwork of politi- cal expediency." I Dissenting from the committee's action last week In approving the I measure, the nine declared in a re- port that the legislation is "neither equitable, timely nor sound." The bill would cut taxes by a total of Individual cuts would range from 30 per cent for I small taxpayers to 20 per cent for most others. Republican commltteemen simul- taneously Issued a majority report saying present high taxes endanger business prosperity. The majority contended the tax slash can be made and between and on the 000 national debt. Bridge Toll Lifted, Wabasha, Alma, Nelson and Pepin Join Celebration Span Sold to States for Wabasha, Minn. Wabasha lias a free bridge across} he Mississippi river today, and ai lifelong dream of the businessmen of this community has come true. All of Wabasha and the nearby communities in Wisconsin know !t today, because Wabasha cele brated the event informally las evening and spread the good tiding "ar and wide over tbc area. It wa i "big night" in Wabasha history The news carne to Wabnsha lat Monday afternoon when E. B Wise, vice-president of the wa basha-Nelson Bridge Company- he company which built and oper ated the toll bridge since elephoned the bridgetqnder fronr "t. Paul to close up shop and le raffic flow freely. The report that the contract sell ng the bridge jointly to the state f Minnesota and Wisconsin ha urged that at least the interest on these advances be forgiven. Weather FKDKKAL FORECASTS Winona and and a little colder tonight; dimin- ishing winds; low 1C. Wednesday generally fair and continued, cold; high 30. Minnesota: Generally fair and continued cold tonight and Wed- Albert Lea, Turkey's neutrality aided the Al- nesday. Diminishing winds tonight. into the oilice safe or the Mid- by barring the wny to Wisconsin- Clem-ing with slowlv west Loan Company over the week- i end and fled with in cash and checks and two watches. William Peterson, manager, dis- cnvn-ori HIP hiinrlnrv when he- r... Bpo throw his government and that Representative Engel were seeking to negotiate a battling the measure as "a He indicated that he op- I'lerre, S. D. man's left the meeting early, posed any negotiations, telling reporters he will be heard' jfrom when the debate begins. The impend-j Martin-conceded that "We may covered the burglary when he opened the office at 8 a, m, Monday. The burglars apparently used a case knife to get into the olHce. They broke the combination off the safe and then punched back the plungers. An unsuccessful attempt was made to break into the Economy Loan Thrift Company olllce, lo- cated in the same building. Axis expansion into the En st. The Tehran "military forth ing execution of George S. Sitts iose two or thrce Republicans." for the slaying of a peace Governor George T. Mickelson said'