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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 3, 1949, Winona, Minnesota SHOWERS WEDNESDAY FM RADIO AT ITS BEST VOLUME 49, NO. 65 WINONA, MINNESOTA, TUESDAY EVENING, MAY 3, 1949 FIVE CENTS PER COPY SIXTEEN PAGES ounc Yield s on Wa ge Policy House Gets Revised Labor Bill Democrats Use Some Features Of T-H Law Injunctions Still Allowed In Emergency By Howard Dobson importantly revised Democratic labor bill carry- ing several Tart-Hartley features went before the House today for certain argument and perhaps 'quick action. The compromise was far different from the simpler repealer with which labor unions have been seeking to wipe out the T-H law. For one thing, it would continue to permit the use of 80-day terly fought by deal with national emergency strikes. Speaker Rayburn (D.-Texas) and Democratic Floor Leader McCor mack (D.-Mass.) were scheduled t speak for the new proposal. House vote was possible befor nightfall. It has first place on th voting schedule. The Democratic leaders coul have offered their compromise In the form of amendments to thi Lesinski by the party dominated labor committee. This however, could mean that it would never come to a vote. The parliamentary situation was such that, before getting to the Lesinski bill, the House would have to vote on the Wood measure, union-opposed bill that would re- enact most of the Taft-Hartley law. The Wood bill has piled up strength among Republicans, and southern Democrats and if it passed that would be the end of voting at this stage. Compromise Amendments The new Democratic measure con- sists of the administration's orig- inal bill to repeal the Taft-Hartley law with five compromise amend- ments inserted and a new section tacked on at the end. Besides the slightly altered court order provision, the amendment, would (A) Retain the Taft-Hartle section requiring unions to snake regular, financial reports to their members, f -these have been okayed, by the Arts commission and others Cross officials were beginning to worry. The St. Paul mobile unit will be in Winona at the Masonic temple Wednesday and Thurs- day. Hours tomorrow will be 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday a.m. to 3 p.m. To make an ap- pointment call the Bed Cross office. If you cannot make an appointment, don't worry. Go anyway. If you intend to donate blood, don't eat butter, cream, gravy or "at meats for four hours before hand. You must be between 18 and 59. involved in the building of the emeteries. Each cemetery will have a small lonsectarian chapel. It will have museum chamber in which, the I achievements of the men who ought and died in the region are ecorded in stone. Genera] North says the commis- on is about to start placing or- ers for headstones' for the esti- mated World War n dead rtiose bodies will not be brought ome. These will be exactly the same as those marking graves of ead of World War white stone r marble in the'shape of a modi ed 'latin cross, three feet three idles high. You must not have had malaria, rails or rheumatic fever within the ast six months. If you are preg- nant or gave .birth during the last six months yon are not eligible. If Winona loses its place in this jrogram, the hospital itself would lave to search for blood when it is needed, said Mrs. Biesanz. The delay in locating the- right blood type as well as in finding the donor sometimes has proved fatal. Some types of blood are rare, she said. Under the present scheme pat- ients who receive transfusions do not have to worry about reimburs- ing- the blood bank. Mrs. Biesanz has asked the three colleges in Winona for help and hopes for a great response from them. The Red Cross will provide necessary transportation. embarks on a policy of in-the-red financing. "It is self-evident to all thinking he declared, "that the fed- eral budget should be balanced through the economy in spending through higher taxes." Two other speakers at the first general session of the four-day meeting offered plans to bulwark prosperity, at home and abroad: Businessmen should give "prompt attention to the task of pricing con- sumers back Into the market" by lowering prices and bringing out new products, said Harry A. Bullis, board chairman, of General Mills, Inc., Minneapolis. -The records set by American in- dustries since the removal of war- time restraints, said Shreve, are 7-Hour Session A new modern record for en- durance was set last night. The Winona city council con- vened at p. m. Monday and adjourned at a. m. to- hours and 11 min- utes later. That bettered a previous coun- cil's record by one minute. The endurance session wax made in two sittings plus a fire- minute interval for coffee and doughnuts at 1 a. Mayor Cy Smith. to o'clock the aldermen and mayor rested in lean-back chairs in -the city building courtroom, but from tben on they were in the straight backs in the committee room. A tabulation of the number of cigarettes and cigars consum- ed had been started today. Smoke density was set at 99.44 per cent pure smoke at 2 a. m. Even with that much time, several items remained undis- closed. At a. m. Third Ward Alderman Howard Bau- mann, with some spirit, pro- posed a discussion of parking meters. His suggestion met with little enthusiasm; none, to be truth- ful. The fire and police board bounc- -d back on that decision last night nd apparently won the decision. Now the council is writing letters o the five boards requesting com- liance with its new policy. Board Meeting- Today Fire and police board commis- ioners strongly indicated last night lat they will not stick to the to the new council policy, they offered a compromise of a "eloquent arguments for a S5 boost in the clothing of enterprise and for freedom of allowance, to and a fund of markets." "A return to price controls and sther market restraints would de- :ay and perhaps halt the transition from abnormal boom conditions to a more solid and orderly pattern of he asserted. "Furthermore, to sustain that prosperity pattern, we must have more than a freedom of markets. We must-have freedom for the in- dividual, freedom of opportunity, with our people depending on them- selves and not looking 10 the gov- ernment for gratuities and susten- ance. "Business recession from the postwar peaks is the inevitable re- adjustment of supply, demand, and to finance "adjustments" in the two departments for one year. That was a compromise from a month, plus adjustments. The board was to meet late this afternoon. Other boards affected are the park board, which has mainly hour- ly men; the recreation board, for which salaries were set last night; the board of municipal works, which meets Thursday and the li- brary board, which meets Wednes- day. Here are the monthly salaries set uy the city council last night: City attorney, 5375, out of which tie must pay the assistant city at- torney and provide his own clerk Mrs. Kalph Palmer smilingly listens to her husband tell how he operated a small chest respirator when the machine failed to operate aboard the Los Angeles Limited speeding eastward across western Nebraska. Palmer crouched on his hands and knees for five hours using metal can opener he holds to operate the bellows enabling his polio-stricken wife to breathe. She is en route to Biggs Memorial hospital in Ithaca, N. Y. (A.P. Wirephoto to The Re- publican-Eerald.) prices to normal market conditions, hire; recorder, treasurer, "This change brings overdue re-idcpnty clerk, assessor, S345; lief to millions of consumers who' have been squeezed between high taxes and high living costs." WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and -vicinity: Increasing cloudiness and mild tonight, low 58; local showers Wednesday afternoon, followed by cooler. Highest in aft- ernoon 76. LOCAL WEATHER Officials observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 88; minimum, 52; noon, precipitation, none: sun sets to- night at sun rises tomorrow at (Additional Weather on Page 13.) stenographer-assessor, janitor city hall, assistant janitor, sewage plant operator, lift station operator, assistant operator, Wcighmaster, office engi- neer, instrument man, inspector (plumbing: and chainman, rodman first, rodman second, stenog- rapher-clerk, Poor commissioner, assistant poor commissioner, health of- ficer, dairy inspector, sanitary inspector, food in- spector, technician, stenographer-bookkeeper, nurse no experience nurse one-year experience, (Continued on Page 7, Column 1) WAGE FOUCSr ;