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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 3, 1947, Winona, Minnesota EATHER I.lllil c OMICS For the Tops In Adventure Comics Back r.iKc Daily Full Lca.ed Wire News Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulation! FIVE CENTS PER COPY M.NN.F.SDTA. SATURDAY EVENING. MAY 3. 1947 W1NONA MINNESOTA. Prisoners Riot at FtLeavenworth Jury Finds For T in Fire Suit Verdict Returned After Hours of Deliberation Tor [hi- di-frndatit was ;i court Jury (.VCIIIMI: m a fliinuiKf i hv irn former rueimrr.s "v" M' C'. A. iiHlllnst thill Tin- CUM- had been i he past and wu.s .....v the April term compl leted Friday verdict was returned at Ci. II. Chrlstophorson rou'.o three, was foreman of attain Ihr plaintiffs asked (i.imari-s ot SH.99-t.80 for i prc.pi-rtv ivllrct-dl.v lost by a r.rr which destroyed the h'-rc- early the morn- liHG. Although i ..'rpnratr actions, the 'V.-TC rciii.-olldated and tried were ordered of the original ten the ground they had rrvponslblllty waiver, and was when the fnild not be found. Other rialntlffs .-ix plaintiffs who rl-'-'-i-d the "Y" was negligent In of Its rooming house Hugo P. Ctirran. George Wi.-uon L. Logan, John McCallrcy and (i, Yaklsli. Directed verdict.'; ord'-rr-d against 1'. W, Tlmm, "lam H. Prrstoii and Harold C. uh The action brought by R. Birdsall was dismissed. "Y" was represented by the sawyer .1: Gurncc with Wll- Gurnir handling the court V- A. Beatty represented 'criminal Actions Monday Court will resume Monday when of two criminal actions IK- trl'-d before, a jury. in the first action Is Mic-hiid Murphy, who la r m a complaint brought by with assault. Murphy who hy Desmond B, Hunt, i-.'rr'.i-.-.i-r. and txiren W. Torgerson, was arrested the past wln- iin iillwd fight In a I.I-A. restaurant. Hi- ha.-, plfiiel- r-! r.'i! to the charge. nc.t j-uiUy plea has also been rr.Jidi; by Anthony K. Nowickl, Chl- v.i-.n will be tried In the sec- r 'criminal case. Hi: Is charged v.-h a motor vehicle without pi-nntelon. The firm Tvrcil Thompson. Winona, will Nowlckl. Attorney W. Kenneth w.'.l prosecute both cases. Four Killed in Head-on Collision At Janesville Redistricting Of Wisconsin To Be Aired Gambling, Tax, Insurance Bills Also on Agenda A second Business, Civic Leaders Nearly Unanimous for Consulting Service Nearly unanimous agreement with the proposal for consulting engin- eers for sewer extensions was voiced today in the third day of The publican-Herald poll of business- men and civic leaders. The statements follow: Prank Krausc, of the F. A. Krause Company: "Our city engineer is a very good one, but I believe that his" department has many responsi- bilities and it would be well for him to havu assistance on the sewers." L. R. rrondzinski, rrondzin- ski grocery: "I believe our city engineer has done a Kooil job alone in the engineering work he undertaken up to this time. I sec no reason why we should change that practice, lie wa-s hired to be an engineer." C. W. Siebrecht, president Sie- brecht Moral Company: "I think it's British and American troops. (A.P. Cooperation Can Overcome Problems, Aleman Tells U.N. New York President Miguel Aleman of Mexico told the United Nations conflict the present Madison. Wis. public hearing on redlstrictmg res- olutions will be heard by the legis- lature's joint committee on reap- portlonmcnt of the states Political divisions next Thursday, hwdiinlne a busy week ot hearings for Wis- consin senators and assemblymen. The resolutions would remove a requirement for rcapportlonmcnt ol the assembly, would require that geography (is well as population be considered in of senate and assembly districts, and would take rcdlstrlcttng of the hands of the legislature good business to employ a con- turn it over to the state engineer on a project of court. that size. If it were my own per- Insurancc men are expected to appear at a hearing to explain why the legislature should not investi- gate a recent increase in automo- bile casualty rates. Joint Resolution Joint resolutions sponsored by up- per and lower house Democrats calling for the investigation will be discussed at a meeting before the assembly insurance and bank- ing committee Tuesday. Other committees listed hearings on measures which would: Make persons possessing gambling devices for sale subject to penalties of antigambling laws. Penalise persons frequenting places where gambling occurs. Prohibit admlsison of communists Unions Lay Aside Plans for Early Organic Merger By Harold W. Ward Washington _ The A.F.L, CIO. laying aside indefinitely my hope of becoming one big organ- ization, went ahead today with plans to pool their opposition to sharp curbs on unions pending In Con- ess, This was all they had to show for a two-day peace conference which resulted In unanimous agree- ment that "organic unity .should be within the American labor rejection or each other's plans for bringing It about. AFL President William Green and CIO. President Philip Murray ex pressed the concurring view of their committees as the con- ference broke up late yesterday. They made it plain that the sub- ject o'f merger will be kept alive while the tough labor legislation is In the works. As- Taking the rostrum after scmbly President Oswaldo welcomed him as one of the great-j ist contributors to peace in our generation. Aleman said: 'Only this cooperation can suc- ceed in overcoming the difficulties that have arisen at the close of the war arid must, finally, convert into a state of true peace uncertain period in which we have been laboring for several months." Gets Ovation He was given a tremendous ova- tion as he began to speak. Aleman drove to the assembly hall at Flushing Meadow over rain- swept streets to appear before the 55 delegates ns one of tlio highlights of his New York visit. "Nothing indeed would be more disturbing than to acquiesce, either by conveniency or fatigue, in a said. fiction of "because peace is Aleman not ar but equilibrium of conveniences rather a firm determination the spirit. And in order that such deter- mination may. at all times, vitalize the action of the United Nations, Require examination of waitresses in taverns and restaurants to show they are free of communicable diseases. Gross Income Tax Create a gross income tax to finance education in Wisconsin. Increase contributions of teach- ers to their state retirement fund. Forbid discrimination againfit a physician. vvho .participates in a prepaid medical care plan sponsor- ed by a labor union or a coopera- Exompt cooperatives from the state income tax law when their net proceeds are paid out to mem- bers. Create a citizen-legislative com- mittee to study lobbying laws of other states in sin attempt to im- prove those in Wisconsin. Forbid sale of liquor In less than one ounce containers unless tavern- keepers so state on signs behind the bar and in cocktail rooms. Soldier Slain in Illinois Identified sonal business, I certainly would." Walter Sullivan, lumber brok- er: spending money like that a consulting engineer should certainly be employed." W W Gurncy, manager Madison Silo Company: "I favor the employ- ment of consulting engineers for a project of that size and magnitude. Since the controversy has arisen, I do not believe it will ever be re- solved except by the appointment of a consulting engineer." S. J. Kryisko, vice-president Body of Mabel Fisherman Found In Mississippi Mabel, La Crosse firemen Friday afternoon recovered the body of Archie John- son 44, Mabel, who drowned Thurs- day evening in the cost channel of the Mississippi river, Wisconsin side, below the government dam at ures- and trust officer, Winona Na- tional Si Savings bank: "I feel that in any project of this size one should secure the best avail- able engineering- advice. This is no reflection on our present en- gineer; it is merely to cor- roborate the plans of the pres- ent rngincer. This is good busi- ness, and I believe that if I were in a similar position I would welcome such advice." H A. Tornow, cashier Merchants National bank: "I feel that thu ex- penditure is a. very large one, nnd it involves pubiic funds. I think that they should be certain that they are on the right track by hav- ing consulting engineers substan- tiate their flEures." C. Tarras, investment broker: "By all means I favor consulting engineers. I have no doubt that our city engineer is capable, but for such a expenditure ot money, I feel that consultants arc advisable. If things RO wronjr afterwards, our city engineer will be pro- tected." Gordon Weishorn, of the Lmcoin Insurance agency: "When you're in business you have public account- ants examine your books, even though you have good and trust- confidence in our city engineer, I still believe that in indulging in the proposed expenditure it would be advisable to employ consultants. It would be the fair procedure to the taxpayers, the community nnd to the city en- Kin re r." ,j E E Shepard, vice-president ar.d: trust officer First National bank: I haven't any sound basis for an opinion." Frank Cunningham, propri- etor shop: "Since we have ;i city cnirinciTinK department here, I feel that the department should be capable of handling these extensions from pre- vious experiences with sewers." Carl F. Kropp. secretary-treasur- er Western Coal Supply Com- 'I believe our city engineer Threat to Cut Air Supply Subdues 250 One Killed, 7 Hurt in Fracas Caused by Race Disturbance By Al Dopkinc I-'ort l.rsvcmvorlh. K-in. Military prisoners in the army ciplinary baiTacks staged a r.isht- long riot, which resulted in tl-.e death of one man anr) injury to -.even but armv authorities .-aid .-hortly noon that they believed they the situation in hard. Two hundred and fifty Nogro prisoners in cell block No. pany. is very capable. In his own behalf, however, it seems to me. It would be advisable to secure outside con- a check." E F Griescl, Gncscl Loan Company: "For a project of that size, I believe it would be desirable to have outside ad- Will'iam Markle, of the Steven- son Coal Company, Inc., and presi- dent-manager of the Markle Oil Company: "H would be a good rendered ultimatum Oils morning after an u............. from Colonel Parks, commandant, and herded into isolation cells. A group of 514 white prisoners in cell block No. G had not been heard from, but guards reported there was no sign of fighting lite this morning in the tear gas-filled wing and said they were it out." The guards said they were ready to resume the gas bombardment of this block if there was any further sign, of disturbance, and thai r.o _ _ __ ____, _i 1. 1.T11 _ _____________ idea to have consultants. We actlon would lx' taken until Lackore Electric JMotor Repair: "Although I have the utmost engineer is capable of doing the job without outside help." bach. Johnson had been fishing, on. tbe opening day of the season with wo other companions from Mabel, Ed- _ '__ ___i Aiiri.% Tj.frUvlncr. Illinois Phone Settlement Nearing; Cables Sabotaged Washington By Max Hall s The first tentative wage settlement be- tween a Bell system company and an affiliate of the National Federation of Telephone Workers hinted a break In the nation- wide telephone strike, Four sets ot negotiations in the capital were still deadlocked, hut there were these two big dcvel-i opmcnts: N P T W -affiliated unions accepted from the min2ls..pcll Telephone Company, subject to ratification' uy 1C 000 members. It wa.s the first deviation in the N.F.T.W. from its They werTWSSlnrS for a nation-wide boost of when one of the men pickedI up a ?G a week 2 In Washington, the American Telephone re (VP> Police of 13 day joined the manhunt ng of six well-disciplined who fled with S24.G02 after ig raid on a clothing fac-mlnutcs after the weekly lad been delivered In an car. )ollcc flashed the alarm bandits sped past a cars in a getaway sc-ch they later ditched, a n the holdup scene, i Oscar Koch of the Bal-jllcc said the gang entered -enclosed pay office of the Doldman Clothing Manu-Cnnipnny at p. m., five minutes after the ar had departed, uinclrcd workers watched the glass walls as the ban-led out their assignments tary debate in the full assembly, but given permission to appear before committees. The committee vote, coming last night after another torrid session, was 11- to 0 with Russia, Poland and Czccho-Slovakla abstaining. Secretary General Trygve Lie said he had requests from four groups the Jewish Agency, the Zionist Organization of Amur-lea, the Hebrew Committee of National Liberation, and the Political Action Committee for Palestine. Farmer Brush Fire Victim east of Grygla, was found burned to dentil Friday, apparently l.hc victim nr an earlier brush lire, Countv Coroner John McKcc reported Friday. McKcc said evidence indicated Stt'atton perished while trying to save his home ar.d livestock from the blaze. S. Asks Ret Groups in igton WV- Secretary of C. Marshall advised Hlay the United States will it all Korean political elc-j consulted in the forma-a new government. Russia specifically agrees, d In a letter to Foreign V. M. Molotov. this coun-boycott a scheduled May ig of a Joint U. S.-Russlan nn nt. of Korean Talks agree on just what political "democracy" means. Korea since has been split along the 38th parallel of latitude into tight American and Russian occupation zones. In his new letter to Molotov Marshall noted, "to avoid any future 'that the United States holds firmly to its contention no representatives of Korean democratic parties and social organizations should be barred from held on burglary Madison, Wis., were questioned' about the slaying after Sheriff E. A. Fischer ot Madison they had been seen with Arnish in Chicago April 22. Fischer said the two would bo given He dc- tector tests. Green Lake, Wis., Man Dies in Auto Accident Green Lake, Wis. Robert Formlllcr, 10, of Green Lake, was dllcd yesterday when the auto- nobile He was driving crashed into concrete culvert abutment near here. __ Japs Cheer Emperor at Constitution Rally Tokyo Japanese wel- comed their new "no war" con- stitution today by happily mob- bing Emperor 1-IIrohii.o In Im- perial Plaza while their band played the famed U, S. military march, "Stars and Stripes For- of nony, iwaoei, ii.iu and a sister, Mrs. Kdna White of Mabel. Funeral arrangements have not been completed. Continues Mimt For Missing Girl Fort Atkinson, Wis. The search went into a third day today for a blonde, blue-eyed eight-year- old girl, missing since Thursday afternoon when she wa.s returning from school. American Telephone Telegraph NorthfleW, Minn. (Bi- sons were injured and a caped last night when an wrecked a three-family unit at the St. Olaf college veterans housing center here. Thoso hurt, believed not seriously, were Mrs. Dewey motl' Company said two large overhead cables were severed by gunfire yes- terday near Watseka, 111., and that circuits were thrown out of service temporarily. Some of thu circuits were h-asod by The Associated Press. Transmis- sion of the A.P. news between Chi- cago Indianapolis and Louisville an some instances was delayed almost an hour while emergency circuits were being arranged. Next move in the strike o' than workers against the Northwestern Bell Telephone Corn- five states will come in an ultimatum over the loud sponker system telling the men army was' in full control and unless they gave up all aid would be shut off and the cell block would flooded with tear pas. The riot was rcjxjrU'd to nave the outgrowth of a recent order that wtiiw and Negro prisoners should cat together m the sarr.o mess, and was described as a race riot within the prison. The commanding offlcer toid t..u men over the address system thai white ar.d Negro inmates had beea segregated at breakfast tnis morn- ing and that this practice would continued. It was not. clear how Colonri Parks intended to carry out his threat to shut oft the air Jrom cell blocks as laauy of the win- dows had been broken out. Tear More than 200 tear gas ihclls and srenader, had been lobbed Into the cell blocks before Parks Issued the ultimatum. After Parks' broadcast on the speaker system, the men In cell block No. 7 sent a spokesman to tell a guard at the doorway that they were ready to surrender. Other than a footprint, no traces of the missinB girl were found by the posse which searched the area The men were ordered to out in groups of live. They were brought into the rotunda, stripped and searched. They tlicn were herded into another cell block which. up until late Inst night. Sheriff George Perry said are operating on the theory there may have been foul play." The girl, Georgia Jean Wecklcr. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George C. Wecklcr, was las', seen at p" m Thursday when a neighbor lot her off nt a driveway to her farm home after driving her from Oakland Center school. Sheriff Perry said three boys, aid- ing the posse, had found a foot- print of a child's shoe. A shoe of the missing girl fitted the im- print. More than 200 persons were in the searching party late yesterday. They had been emptied and prepared for of the rioting prisoners. The rotunda was guarded by 100 troops armed with "billy clubs" and tear gas. Firemen had two "rc- set up ready to turn high, pressure .streams on the men if they showcd signs of g'.vinc further trouble. Colonel Parks Identified the inmate as Dowry Osborne. a. white man, 30, Mountain City, Teiin., and said he had been stomped to death- Parks indicated there might be other dead. "There is a possibility we might find more dead bodies on the inside." Joe Wellington. Kansas City 1 pa-iy in five states win come in Legion post, niemocrs 01 uie .run. Two per- Govcnlol. Luther Youngdahl's office ;Atkinsori Junior Chamber of Corn- baby 7 p m today following rejection I nicrcc neighbors of the missing explosion I' uniOI1 Of a new company nclud CainbV dge volmneer Tlines reporter, said that from the fire department, the American information he had garneredk the LcKion post, members of the Fort riot.began at breakfast Friday and i by the union :wage offer late Friday. Youngdahl said at Rapid City last night that he could tell now within few cenfs exactly what the final on Page Coluraa SOO PRISONERS Two planes from the Mid-City airport, flew at low levels aiding inj the search which was hampered by! rain and low hanging clouds. A Weather wage' outcome of the strike wouldlncd Cross canteen was sot up in the; wtifavx _ _ ___ onH members 01 tno ewey t H.E.Heliste. The child dcciined to say how mony.WccWcr home and nd in the wreckage or givc a hint of the amount, posse, chilled and wet, with consultation by the commission gainst the red home: had come from JL uC uuiimiioftiuii, setting up a provisional government cause of any expressed oplmons for Korea, has been idle since last concerning their countiyi fjttlie Muy when incmbers failed to government. ever. Without uiterinp emperor who becomes a mere "symbol of state" under the MacArthur-approved constitu- tion WHS the star attraction for Japanese at the constitu- tional rally. The little emperor arrived m a chill rain. He walked solemnly and jerkily to the front of the platform. He stood there a moment. Em- peror and subjects faced each other In mutual silent cmbarass- ment Then Hirohito started to lift his hat, thought better of it, and put it back on his head. That brought a roar from the crowd. The emperor smiled, removed his hat like an awk- ward suitor and bowed slightly. Tills gesture from the man before whom all Japanese once bowed brought: another roar from the crowd. sion apparently was set off by igni- from the wreckage wrapped in the ported "smelling fTmcV earlier, they said, O'-her' in the tract which house the families of ten veterans and about 30 single men were un- damaged. Five Heifers Race Stork to Uruguay Milwaukee Five Holstcln heifers-all "expectant inothcrs-- I'liDEUAL l-'OKKCASTS Winona and vicinity: Licr-.C showers and rmld it. Sunday fair and mild. Low- might 4G. High Sunday 75. Minnesota Kair tonight ar.d by light scattered showers extreme east portion early this afternoon. Cooler :n r.ortii ivtion tonight. showers to- Becoming fair and rr.ild iSundny. LOCAL Ofllcial observations for :l-.e hours ending nt 12 511. today: Maximum, 67: minimum. 39; P.OOM. G2: pri-cipilation. trace: sun >ets tonight at sun rises tomorrow Kl-SKWHKKK Max. Pf-. 58 13 HUJi.l-A A word, the ;were loaded aboard a transport plane yesterday on the second leg of an aerial race with the stork to Monte- video, Uruguay. The heifers, valued at were part of a shipment of catUe sold by the Carnation Milk Com- pany to breeders in Uruguay with the stipulation that the cows arrive in South America before giving birth to their calves. Delays in ob- taining boat passage held up tliei ihlpment until the date for UiOj events" rolled dangerously close. As a result Carnation de- cided to fly the five most "critical cases directly to Montevideo, with herdsmen in attendance for any emergency. The cows started