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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 31, 1948, Winona, Minnesota W EATHER FM IS COMING yonr new radio can H. Full Lenied Wire Newt Report of The Associated Prow Member of the Audit Bureau of VOLUMF-1 48. NO. 37 WIN1HNA. MINNESOTA. WEDNESDAY EVENING. MARCH 31, 1948 FIVE CENTS PER COPY TWENTY PAGES V Ij'U.WHIl.. -IV. Suspected Safe Crackers Nabbed Here JH A THE ALSOPS M Use Force In Italy fly JntHiph nnd Nlownrt tho background of tho Trieste Incident, i> curious figure has now begun to loom up with some Importance. Somo time prior to tho American, British nnd Krrnch proposal to return Trieste to Italy, the Italian Communist deputy. journeyed to Belgrade and Moscow. With Longo und Sccchla, Pnjettu to tho no-called "shadow leadership" of tho Italian communists, much closer to Mos- cow thnn thr official chiefs, includ- ing cvrn Palmlro Togllntti. His mls- nlon In Yugoslavia nnd Russia was to nrrunKP n KP.'iUiro of Hovlat Kon- rrosity lowurd Italy. filnco rnjrltu went to the head quiirters of Manilla! Tito, an woll n to thr Kremlin, It was mispoctfd thM this (testuro might bo a promise to transfer Trieste to nn Italy undur communist leadership, Tho misplclon Kt least helped to stimulate tho American, British nnd .French gov- ernments to take Immediately tho ntep which the local situation In Trlesto had already rendered doslr- nble. And the extremely weak and rmburrnssed response- of thn Hovlots nnd YiiKOsluvs Is taken nn Indicating thnt the suspicion was correct, NOIt IH THIS only KlKnlflcntiCf, If tho Bovlols still doslro to mnko gesture to wivrd Uiily, they can waive Italian reparations on behalf of themselves und thnlr satellites. They can ixlso nond wheat Just prior to tho voting. On the othor huntl, may prefer foroo to gestures, If Kremlin's decision Is to moot nn unfavorable, bnllot In Italy by preclpltntlm? elvtl war, Blgnor Is tho rnfin who him curried thr orders fonek tu Homo, Thorn In notno f- thut tho orders Include. the us. forco. ulnoo Fajoltn's purtnor tho Italian communist nhiidow .orshlp, LulKl Longo, has ulrendy mi.nnrcd Italy with com- munist rosort to firms. Meanwhile, It also worth report- ing thnt Homo, Washington, Lon- don nnd Purt.n nro no longer en- veloped In quite the pull of Imnono- trjible gloom which four of the lullnn elections wns generating two or three weeks wo. At Homo, Pre- mier Alrltlo do Clnsporl Id talking with firm confidence. NOT LONO AGO. Kronen Foreign Dldnult returned mooting with do Minister Georges to Paris from n OoJtperl and thr Italian foreign minister, Count yforaa. In Italy. Bl- dnull hnd previously been tho most nlnrmed of nil thr Western lenders nncl MroriKost. In pressing for quick HCtlon fin Trlesto. Uo Clnn- perl's assurance (Hid mastnry Of the dltunilon deeply Impressed und (treatly encouniKo'l him, And 111- dnull's encouragement, reported In the other capitals by tho usual di- plomatic round-robin, has had much to do with tho moro cheerful at- mosphere here and In London, It lucccss Chile today Russia of being a bold and aggressor employing crude sm. te Hernnn Santa Cruz used er. language in renewing ry's demand that the Unit-is Security council investl-Soviet Union's role in the st coup in Czechoslovakia. Cruz told the council it is reply to the "Insolent ex-" of Soviet Deputy Por-ilsler Andrei A. Gromyko. k Gromyko called the Chi-jiry demand n dirty termed tho Chilean gov-n venal cllnuc. illiiiin delegate said low and ts would not niter his gov-s determination to press nqulry. He suggested that icil immediately name a lltec to start a preliminary lion. broke off diplomatic rein-Ih the Soviet Union and Dvakia Inst October. Cruz said he hnd the names ghly qualified Czechs who inod from their homeland ready 10 testify before the or any other U.N. Blasted, Jerusalem (tFl A train from Cairo to Haifa was blown up todny on the coastnl plain, killing 40 persons and injuring 60, the government announced. Most of the victims were Arabs. The blast occurred at Bir.ynmina, 20 miles south of Haifa. The engine and four coaches of the train were derailed. The train, was en route to Haifa, major Palestine port, A government spokesman said he believed there were few if any British among tho casualties. Blast In Jew Area The blast occurred in a predominately Jewish area, and observers expressed belief it was Jewish retaliation for Arab attacks on Jewish transports. Jewish highway convoys pnrtlcu-Inrly have been under attack, and a critical food shortage has developed in Jerusalem's Jewish sector. A high government spokesman .mid lodny the critical food ,-ihort-IIKD In Jerusalem's Jewish sector could bo nnsed If the Jewish ngency cooperated with Ihe government and army. The spokesman said the if a Train 40 Die had not asked for government help in escorting Jewish food convoys Into Jerusalem, Jews said their food supplies were "dangerously low." Items already rationed by the Jews themselves are bread, at about three slices a day, one egg a week two for children butter and sugar. Meat so far is unrationcd, but extremely scarce, save for sausages and dried meat products. The rationing apparently was necessitated by continued Arab attacks on Jewish convoys and other Interference in the moving of food nnd supplies to the city's Jews. Jewish spokesmen voiced pessimism for the future unless the convoys can get through. At present, Arabs control all the roads leading to Jerusalem. Bakers said a further bread cut would be necessary unless convoys arrive. Jewish sources said that in southern Palestine Jewish settlements also are feeling the pinch. Residents of Hebron. Bocrshebn and Gnax arc living 011 their own produce of fruits, vegetables and meat. Attacks on convoys have cut them off from virtually all outside food supplies. Informants Of Bui Tools 1 Minneap Trapped Winona Ed Two suspected crackers, arrcstec today, arc Jail for invcstigni Complete safe b including n. pint was found hidden fully-loaded .38 were also discovc machine. The pair arresU 49, and Carl Prlc their addresses a Five blasting ready to use, w pockets of the "frisked" them s in the crowded 1 nona. Tim two, ncco George 1'ort, rcgl early this mornli about In en. slon as well as n Gloves found In tl evidence of hnvlt Cur The pair wero i crime bureau nge Nelson of St. Pa car parked at We son streets. Th said, is registered girl friend of on was known to s agents. Seconds nftcr t tho agents a Ira men's apprehensl spotted to watch chine, while She other agent kep under survelllnnc< The men were walked down int their upstairs r hotel lunchroom as officers "frlsl guns. Refute 1 After brief qu were placed in s refused to answt by officers. The give an address apolis. After the two bars the crim searched their re mobile. It was in definite evidence wilh safe burglar The safe crack-guns were found which had been panel in the fr ripped out the pt guns nnd cqulpm Included in the found were a sic bars, pry bars, v, smaller tools. A state crime expert will arrlv noon to examine mobile for "print Sheriff Port suspected of bein son bore out th It is believed tl "prowl" in tills a laries have been area In recent w the sheriff. Gets Fact-Find Bo< Washington Presiden board's report on the coal strike t any further government step in report. White House Press Secretary Truman, will take the board's r with him on a trip to Wllliamsburg, Va. He is leaving for Wllllamsburg tomorrow afternoon and on Friday will get an honorary degree from William nnd Mary college there. Ross suld tlie board's report will not bo inade public until "sometime after the President's return, from WiUlamsburg" on Saturday. The inquiry board brought its report to Mr. Truman just after noon. The next possible step under the Taft-Hartley law's emergency strike procedures is n White House request to the Justice department to seek a court order to end the strike. It was indicated the Justice department was ready to go Into court for the injunction promptly on getting the President's go-ahead. The three-man inquiry board's job was merely to report the facts on the pension dispute which caused the strike, not to make any recommendation for settlement. The board had to turn to the courts in order to get Lewis before it so thnt 11 could get his side of the dispute to include in its report. The mine workers chieftain tes-Uflcd before it yesterday "under compulsion." If a court order should now be issued for the miners to go back to and they the union might be held in contempt. In 19-16, the miners defied a court order and eventually were fined for contempt. Lewis wns fined Strike 3rd Report t Truman got Ills fact-finding oday and announced he will delay the dispute until he studies the Charles O. Ross said that Mr. jport and supporting Charge Detained i