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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 25, 1948, Winona, Minnesota This Is tho Hlory of tlio Invisible Mun or nithcr two Invlsl- Thcrc wn.s surprised .stillness In the business office of The Republican -Herald today. Somebody coughed! SomMiixly wild: Ilko -Inch llrnny Hiiyic It. Ail iKini'.st lull iiiioiiymiiiis man hail heun found but nobody cnulil seo him. The only llilnjr to he seen SZOO in soft green nlcc-fccl- Intr folding money on tlie mail desk. It had come out of an unsigned and simply written note which said: "Find iiwnnr of this S200 money some years IIKO. A man from Kltrlclc, Wlx., lost it lirlwccn Cenlcrvlllc, and Swift and Co., livestock yards. Thank you." Them was no signature. The money might have been dropped, wise ones around The Republican-Herald say by: An escaping thief: a poor old "widdcr an intoxicated person or two intoxicated persons for that matter; the Black Widow; ft second-hand niito dealer (they liuve plenty to throw pmailbly somebody who hiid found It In Minnesota, and Kllroy! The currency was In seven of denomination and six of denominations. The suggestions as to what should be done with the money In case the owner cannot be found are too myriad and silly to print. The letter containing the SZOO in currency and the cryptic note was mulled March 24 at 9 p. m., according to the mailing stamp and was postmarked from Winona. Best speculation on the original source at the money WM believed to be one pointing out that the mysterious bad been found many years ago and held secretly by some timid penoa who was afraid to put them into circulation or wan held by his conscience. Hn then determined to rid himself of officials of The IlepubUcmn- Herald. shown at the left, are startled by the appearance of the ?200 in currency arriving In the unsigned note at torn newspaper's business office today. From left to right Catherine Mcska. office worker; IIa.1 Cory, local advertising manager; A. .T. Kleckbusch, circulation, and Harrj- Holland, clnsslllrd advertising manager. Above Is a repro- duction of the envelope nml loiter which accompanied mysterious and unsigned nole containing the Full Wire Newt Report of The Anociated FM IS COMING irare your new radio can receive U. Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations VOLUME '18. NO. 32 WINONA. MINNESOTA, THURSDAY EVENING. MARCH 25. 1948 FIVE CENTS PER COPY TWENTY PAGES Draf 19 to 25, U Forrestal Truman Asks For Palestine Truce Meet Believed Unnecessary to Back Trusteeship T'rcMdmit Tru mnn .inld todny ho tins liwtruclpc United Nut inns Iioprtrontntlvp rrn Au.'tlri to cull Arnbs nnd Jow Into it truco confcrnneo to hul bloodshed tr> rnlpstlno. Tho JTr.ildpnt told iv news con fprcnofl thti United Stnles rovoritnc I la original Rtnnd for partition o pulMtlno btchiiso purtltlon oouK not bn enforced without Amorlonn troops. Austin, American cloloKnto to the U.N.. nnnouncrd the rnveraal. lust rrldny. ltf> proposed n tpmpornry United Nations irii.-itcrshlp over I'ulestlne, Mr. Trnnmri until tho Unltot proptmerl thr trustcnlihlp to provide A Kovernrnent "to keep tho pence. Miut Kenoheil lie rend to reporters ft propnfdf gtntement snylrig n irttco must bo renched between the Arabs nnd the "If we nro to nvrl't trnKody In Therefore, he dnld, ho hiu In utrurtrd Austin to call responsible rrprtiwntftilvon the Arnbs unt! Jews to n U.N. council Ublo to nook Mich R truer. Unlew snmethliiK Is done, he do clured. "oprn wncfnro is Just over tho lioruon." wild thnt the United State. be prepared to back u United Nnllfin.i trus'epsltlp. but when naked If Hint rnraiit trmip.i would bo Ofeilcd, hi' replied, not. ticreswu'lly. He snid lie did not belli'vo forco would ho required to cnforco trus trr-.hlp. subjects nt the conference; Not Thn I're.ildi'lit said he Is not dvev whtvt he culled "u rising rcvoll" In the Ucinocnitlc pnrty Ho nnld he Is still cheerful mid'rlnMy pretilrii'd Ihci Uentwrntfi will win In Nnvpiitlu'i1. lliiv fiillirr UN Ilnriild Urtic- did, i.f Siiiiicrvlllr, Mni.i, I In nrrvrd four yriirn In ('Illlm nnd IntlU UurUiic U'orld Wur II. Congress Probes Exports to Russia My linger D. Grocno mounted in Congress today ovor testimony that American warplonc cnplncs and other sup- plies Imvo boon shipped to Russia- at a time of critical world Sourrod by disclosures before his House Investigating commlt- ---------------------tun, Chairman Rlxlcy (R, Okln.) told reporter.'! thcso moves uro untlov way: 1. dcmnm] on tho Depart- ment of Commerce for n com- breakdown of all U. S. ma- ll 620tiate TTlin Kent tn her mitollltn 2. An Immediate check Into that boxoi and crates marked for shipment to Rimsla "urn lying nil over tho New York waterfront." 3. A fiill-Hcnlo Inquiry Into tlio opcrallonx of Mooro-McCor- mnok lines of New _ liate With Slavs on Trieste Ily Philip Clarke mime A foreign ministry unnouncoel today Italy willing to nuKOllnto directly with .iKOslnvla. on tho question of Trieste nnd tho free territory. Ho ridded thnt such nogotlntions could bfl considered by thn Itnllnn Koviiiwni.'Mt only In thn iiplrlt of Ihn Iirltlsli-Ii'rmich-Amorlcim noto proponing raiurn of Ihu urea lo Italy. Tho announcement was In reply to correspondents' fiuontlons on the possibility of direct negotiations. Rifle Shot Ends Fabulous Life of Manchu Princess Ily Spencer MOWIII rdplnx A rifle shot ended tocluy tho fabulous llto of Manchu princess Yoshlko Kriwashlmti, con- victed (i.i n spy for Jnpnn, Bho died without n whimper, pri- son offlclnls snld nnd In com- pnrnllvn privacy, us she hnd wished Aski'd IT hnd nny Inst wish, slid wild who would like to write n lottor, Shn wrote it ntnndlng, In It was to her Jnpanese fostor fnthcr, Nlnnwn Knwnshlmn. Then tho prosecutor announced thut her lust uppcnl hnd boon re- jected nnd sho would bo executed, Tho order to knool followed, Then tho executioner fired ti sltutlo shot Into tho back nf her 111 the cnll nhp hnd nhnrml with hi'i' untlnlnhiid luilnblo n lufl _ Collyer Assets Set at Nmv A Inwycr for tho tntii open K'ati.1. Kinplnycs nislicrl to tile rescue. A riipn WIIH tied around the deer pulled to the lop of the lock v-ill. Tin) lock fnrco hurrliiil In un- tie the rope, expecting: the deer to lie exhausted, Tho last ICR was set free tlio rescuers walled for Bambl II ti> HtriiKKtn ti) her feet. Kill It'1 the "last le.g" for this deer. With a lean she was on her I'eet, over the three- foot fence around the lock crounds, and off to the woods. Weather VEOKllAL FOKKCASTS Wlnonn. and vicinity: Increasing cloudiness tonight with light rain by Friday morning and continuing occasionally throughout tho day. No important temperature change. Low tonight 10; high Friday C8, Minnesota Cloudy. Scattered showers becoming more general to- night and Friday and becoming mixed with snow in northwest por- tion. Warmer south and east por- tions tonight. Cooler southwest and west-central portions Friday. cloudiness and warmer tonight. Showers and scattered thunderstorms beginning near Mississippi river tonight and spreading over state late tonight or Friday. Mild temperatures Friday, LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for tho 24 hours i-ncllng nt 12 m. today: Maximum, fill: minimum, 34; noon, 00; prer.lpllnl.lon, Kim .suts tonight nt sun rises tomorrow lit U'EMPERATUIIES KLSEWI1EKE Max. Mln. Pep. Bomldjl -12 22 T Chicago 57 Denver 09 3D Dos Molnes 12 -15 Duluth '-17 26 International Falls 31 23 Kansas City 77 l.o.'i Anr.clr.'i M -I-I Miami VI. (IV MpI.'i.-St, Paul (II) :n New Oi'lonns...... (10 50 New York CO Softttlo ...........55 37 Phoenix 83 55 Washington .........-18, KIVGIl HIJM.ETIN l-'loocl Singe Slngi! Today Change Ili-cl Wing I-'-' 'I' -....._.; city -I- .2 Bunds 12 7.0 -1- -5 Dam 4, T.W....... 8.1 H- .8 Dam 5. T.W....... G.3 .3 Dam 5A, T.W...... 7.0 .1 WliHJiui I'l 7.1! .2 DIHII (I. PiMil IU) -S Diun M'.W....... 7 lDiikol.n Dam 7. Ponl fl.l Dam 7, T.W....... 8.0 Ln Crossc 32 n.5 Trlliiilnry Streams Clilppown nt Dimmd.. 7.7 Zumbi'o at Trcmponlenu at Dodge. 3.2 Black at Nulllsville----0.1 Black nt Gnlcsvlllc ----8.7 Ln at W. Salem 2.0 Hoot nt Houston UIVKK FORECAST (From llasllnifs lo Guttenbertr) The Mississippi will continue ris- ing in the upper section from Has- tings to Almii tho next 24 hours and during that time a fall will oc- cur from Drcsbnch to below Genoa. A slight further rise will occur at Lynxvllle and clam No. 10. The fall t Ln Crossc will be about ,5 foot by .'rlclay noon. Tin: Black and lower Chlppewn will Rlsos of A .5 foot will occur in the Wiscon- sin river Ix'low Portage the next 3C lolli'.s, A secondary rise will begin Ln by Sunday next. No lood status nro yot Indicated. Bill ExtendingNavy Missiles Can D__i. i Plan Continues Program, Sets Up Courts of Appeal Washington Congress sent to the While House today legisla- tion keeping rent controls for an- other year. Voice vote approval by the Senate completed congressional action on the measure. It coma only a few hours alter the House okayed, 220 to 05, a com- promise or differing measures or- iginally passed by Senate and House. Without the legislation, the pres- ent controls, affecting about 000 dwelling places and would end a. week from to- day, The measure, written by a Senate- House conference committee alter the two chambers had passed dif- fering bills, would continue rent controls lor one year. The present law expires at mid- New York Plancmaker Glenn L. Martin says the Navy has perfected guided missiles that can search out an enemy ship and de- stray It "even ir it Is halfway across States' present-day warfare developments, Martin says. the ocean. The United Services _ Expansion Search Out, Destroy Called for Enemy Ships, Claim an A-bomb than those night. 31. The bill would have court of nppenls, set in the days OPA, in which the housing expediter] ity. vetoes recommendations by a local board for rent hikes or removal of nil controls In any area. As finally drafted the bill would require the court to uphold a local board whose findings were bnsod on "adequate, and substantial evid- ence." House Unit Lines Up 23 Witnesses For Condon Case Washington Subpoenas Iri hand, agents of the House un-Am- erican activities committee arc lining up 23 witnesses for hearings in the cnsr of Dr. Edward U. Condon. The public investigation into tlf' head of the U. S. Bureau of Standards is scheduled to start April On the basis of Information dug up secretly, nn un-American activ- ities subcommittee has charged that Condon "knowingly or unknowingly" with suspected Russian lalled him "one of the i our atomic secur- also include a radioactive cloud i.hat will kill anything it touches, new bacteria weapons and far more devastating dropped on Japan. The Navy's guided missile equipped with n homing device which steers it to its target, Martin, head of the piano manufacturing company thnt bears his name, said at a. press conference yesterday. "We can sink the ship even if it. Is halfway across the ocean. All we have to do is get our own ships out of the way." Tho missiles also can be used against Iron foundries, he said, and "It will be possible to eliminate si nation's steel Industry in time." The radioactive, or atomic, cloud is spread by wind, he declared. There's a danger of it backllring on Its user if turned loose when -weather conditions arc not .suitable. "It is effective over a much larg- er area than is the atom Martin said, "and might make the area it touches radioactive for nn Indefinite Martin also mentioned new bac- teria weapons, some of them capa- dormant for a time and victim ill. with recover." Stassen Opposes TVA-Type Programs Truman Will Invoke Law In Settling Coal Strike Harold E. Stassen Omaha night announced his opposition to thu "authority" type of program for developing river basins. He said he favors the Pick-Sloan President Tru- man said today he will take what- ever steps are necessary nnd pos- sible under tho to settle the coal strike. He marie that comment to a news conference when asked about tho tion that is necessary under the law. After the board reports, the gov- ernment can go to the courts and ask an order halting the strike. The government was reported drafting new coal savings orders. lie sa.ia ne nivui.s Ulan for development of the Mis- board he has appointed to cieter sourl river valley and declared "I the facts in the dispute. tn t.hp MVA method." Tlio fnrf-ilvirtinor bonrd lias 1 am opposed to the MVA method. The Pick-Sloan plan, now in progress ot development, is tho work -12 j of the Army engineers and bureau tnn An 1VTVA similar to .41 .01 .0 ,3 1.0 .0 An MVA .similar to '.I'rnnrawco Vnllpy nuHiorlty is fuviinul In MOIIIO quartrr.s. The fact-llndlng board has until April 5 to make its report. The Presi- dent snld ho believes its members will speed their decision 'After a reporter n.skcd. Tho President wld whon board roporl.i hii will (41 Ice wily comes acute. But they were not counting on it. Veterans Not to Be Included; Peace Hopes Seen IV.ishinjrlon Tlie nntion's lop inllttnry loaders asked today for nil immediate expansion of the armed .services and the draft- ing of men 13 to 25 years of age. Sccrctniy ot Defense Forrestal grimly outlined the recent turn of world events in urging steps to mako United States military might match that of communist Russia. Forrestnl snJd the odds still favor pence and the free nations of world. But he asked Congress to J. An incrc.iM! In the nrw- cnt niittiorlT.i-cl strcnslh of nuvy. Marine and Air manpower liy and men. 2. Another in r.ash and contract minority for the armed services to cover ibis expansion. This presumably would be In addition to already In the bndeet. 3. Drafting by selective serv- ice of men from 19 to 25 inclusive. He said this would provide men but eil that only about prob- ably would be taken. He esti- mated probably would volunteer. A permanent system of universal military training which would become effective within three years. ForretUl Kifd thifi would provide men each year with ba.sic training. Porrcstnl snld some of the details Federal officials still "hoped the of the expanded armed service pro- United Mine Workers chief would RTnm must be presented later be- call his soft coal diggers back closed doors." to work before the shortage biv r Can't "Because of the world situation as it exists today, there is certain dc- junting on it. it exists today, mere tci ut- Instead, they prepared to follow tailed information which we cannot the cut in passenger and frclghtjsafely disclose In open For- scrvicc on coal burning railroads rc.sini .said. the with a Klmllnr nntrr to utilttlra iic-lnlnw down IJii'lr plnnUs. to publicoil-Hei-old.) The Senate armed services committee, are, seated from left to right, aas s ;ni ii t Tho rurrrlit- of the U'vlec.-i Is I'Vjrre.slnl indicated thnt WTI- vet- erans will not be Included In tho dralt plan. He said the 19-25 year age group includes a "total of halo non-veterans." Exemptions and deferments would reduce that number to tho. Mvivtary Ho did not immc- iati-ly Vxplnin Uit> basis for rx- inptlons mid doformenus but sen- ators have said they would exclude married men. Forrestal used blunt words MS make clear he is asking for men nnd nionry to rombnt. (.he spread of Russian Influence. Comparing thn Soviet, with the government-i of KiilsiT WIlhHm, of Hitlcr and Mus- solini, ho the committee: Wearing Mask "Today, another power, tho false mask of freedom for the hcoks to .spin its web over all western Europe. "It must be made clear and manifest to the world that any na- tion which tries to copy the pat- tern of action through which Hitler brought so much disaster on man- kind must, like Hitlcr and Germany. face the determination and will ot tho United States that it shall not happen again." The defense secretary likened the early aggressions of Hitler to the toppling of the governments of Poland. Romania. Hungary, Bul- garia and Czechoslovakia. The possibility of turning the atom bomb back to military control was being talked about In the Sen- ate today. Congress put the A-bomb and other atomic energy development undor control of A civilian commission over a year ugo. ;