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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 9, 1947, Winona, Minnesota w EATHER rr tnnliM: c Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of WINONA. MINNESOTA. FRIDAY EVENING, MAY 9. 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY OMICS For the Tops In Adventure Comics Back rage Dally SIXTEEN PAGES VOLUME 47. NO. _ M Ban on U.S. Troops to Greece Refused Senate Rejects Anti-Strike Injunction Ball Amendment Loses, 62-28; Taft Measure Up Next St. Lawrence Seaway Legislation Introduced Cleveland, Under Scc- The Senate re- of State Dean Acheson told tociny a proposal by Senator, farm and businessmen in a speech Mall (R.-Mlnn.i to permit. hcrc that the ultimate recovery of to wck Asia depended largely striker.; upon the reconstruction oC Germany Recovery Depends on Japan, Germany, Acheson Believes Jiipun. ('.nil amendment to two nations, AchcKon .said Iti an address yesterday before the meutlnK of the Delta Council, o- Icj't.-.Iiitlon opened ure the "great workshops" of the action on n substitute. continents of which they are u part, "bv Senator Kobi-rl TnftUind he urged that their reconstruc- tlon be .speeded. Acheson's theme was "What the Facts of International Life Mean for the United States." This country, he proposed, should take a large volume of imports to increase international trade and should follow a policy of aiding for- eign purchases through further emergency financing. In London, a foreign spokes- man said Britain welcomed Achc- son'.s proposal. He said the under secretary's analysis of the world's economic problems was both "far- sighted and wise." proper e.-. that be ji to sue for damages ca-'-s IJUL would not permit tn be .sought by privn 'dVbrito leadinc up to thn.test' Kail had called Jurlsdlctional: and secondary boycotts c.f which he bc-.t could be cured by injunc- I'oll Shown Opposition ch.-Lirmun of the G.O.P. T.-.lirv commit t'-e. favored until n 'i--.v 'days ak-o the more stringent to let private employers injunctions. He abandoned it'.on when a poll of Rcpub- senators showed to the amendment Ball T.'.Ir's pending proposal is the last c'. four writ out to add to the Ur catch nil cleslgnect to curb and rc.'.tnct union practices. wrote In No. 3 yester- c.iv, vo'.inK to -10 to outlaw uniorv- health utul wjjfarc TaYt won, CO to 28. on an earlier d'Tlnon to prohibit union coercion e: wc-rk'T. but he lost, have crushed n rtrtkr- which virtually Im- the vitul filfi-l Industry firm for f Cay. (lie tli-rtifiii- by .''.p.iti- :i c! n .'.t rial the. workers to their C' S s yesterday. by iv r'lnmpnLS issued by ti la confusliiK for publication of antl- crces in the Bilbao news- the walkout has not been .-ci '.r. rhc controlled Spanish Mahoney. who long had been at odds with Fox, disappeared into the rc-clanciilar block of wilderness, rotu-hly 100 miles long and GO miles of Oregon. Kcrc rise the timbered Slsklyou mountains, slashed by canyons and unpcnctrated by rail- roads, highways or telephone lines. Travel Is by foot, by horse or occa- boat. Twenty policemen were in on the hunt, but they were unfamiliar with the, country. Mahoney, who had roamed It for years, knew every canyon. i General Mark Clark U. S. Credits Refused Spain Under Franco Uashincton The State dc- aid today Hint Katl.-.fllC- T and econntnlr rehtlloiif v an- not possible "as long. _ i: I'rauro n-cimt remains In Arrives in IvOItie Rome General Mark W. that no loans nrrived hcrc today en route to the United States from Austria. .He will be received tomorrow by ipope Plus XII, The wartime com- mander of the U. S. Fifth army came to Italy in connection with conferences on the establishment of American war monuments. to Spain are the United States gov- course was laid today for .ir Spain out of the Interna- organlKition franco covcrnmrnt Is one witlsfiictory to the i Rites for Self ridge I.C.A.O. committee on KCtu-rnl1 TJ u IJ all but closed the door bo- to Mela yesterday tv.u ion.-., during which to Join the U.N. orbit of accept n London Funeral services for Harry Gordon Selfrldge, Wis- consin-born errand boy who be- came n merchant prince of Britain, e'jndi'.iiiti of ;.iieh will be held Monday at St. Mark's a resolution for a treaty church, MlghcllfT, Hampshire. to e.xeluile Franco Spain Selfrldgc formerly lived at High- rr.crr.btr.-.hip. cliile cnstlc. He was a native Of Protest Food Rations at Hamburg HamburR, Germany W) Morn than Germans gathered before trade union headquarters today to protest ap.iinst food shortages. Their demonstration was heralded by union leaders as Ihc since Germany's capitulation. All except essential service employes slopped work at noon to attend the rally. Measure Provides for Tolls to Make Project Self-Paying By James C. Munn Washington Senator Ar- Balkan Pacts Get Approval Of Committee Early Ratification In Senate Urged by President Truman Senate for- thur Vandenberg (R.-Mlch.) intro- elgn rciatiOns committee voted una- duced today for himself and 14 other nlmous approval today of peace senators bipartisan legislation au- tl.eatics with Italy, Bulgaria, Hun- thorizlng construction of the and Romania, .rovcr.slal St. Lawrence seaway and chairman Arthur Vnndenbcrp: power development. CR..-Mich.> announced approval of The measure, providing for to ratify the treaties position or tolls to make the multi- milMon dollar project self-liquidat- ing was also Introduced in the House by Chairman George Don- dero (R.-Mich.) of the public works committee. Ten other Republicans and four Democrats joined with Vandenberg In placing the measure before the Senate. They are: Senators Aiken Fevpu- son Ball and Thyc, Ulm- [nesota Republicans, Wiley and '.Mc- Carthy, Wisconsin Republicans, Langer and Young North Dakota Republicans, Tobey (R.-N. Wil- son Elbert D. Thomas Johnston (D.-S. Barkley (D.-Ky.) and Tayior (D.- after what he suid was "long dis- cussion" of their terms by the com- mittee. Ho said no reservations offered by members. President Truman has urged speedy Senate ratification, which re- quires two-thirds approval of those voting, as a matter "vital" to Ameri- can foreign policy. Opposition to the agreements has centered on the Italian pact, with with critics contending that a clause demilitarizing that country would leave it open to the same sort of communist infiltration Mr. Truman said he wants to prevent in Greece and Turkey. Noting this indirectly, Mr. Tru- man said in a letter to George C. Marshall, which the secretary read The iegislallon, virtually identical I to the committee, earlier, that he to that introduced in previous Con- does not share this view G.O.P. Moves to Block Action on Conscription Washington Republican leaders threw up a road block to- day against action this year on. Pres- ident Truman's plea for universal training legislation. Senator Robert Tuft of Ohio, chairman of the G.O.P. policy com- mittee, told a reporter he doubts very much that Congress would be able to tuke up such a controversial subject and still meet the July 31 adjournment deadline on which he has been Insisting. "There are many other matters of more pressing importance that will take up our full the Ohio senator said. An estimate by Senator Lucas (D.- that the kind of universal military training program the army wants would an- nually gave- economy-minded Re- publicans another reason for putting off action at this time. Mr. Truman told his news confer- ence yesterday lie expects n. report soon from a committee of clergy- men, educators and others now studying the problem. Rioting, Strikes Spread in Shanghai Shanghai demonstra- tions and strikes spread through in- flfitlon-plngued Shanghai tonight. Employes of tin; yovcrnmunt ra- dio administration threatened to walk out if the ministry of commu- nications rejected demands for a CO per cent wage boost to meet sky- rocketing prices. More than silk workers demonstrated against tlio govern- ment's freezing of wages at the Jan- uary level. Great Northern to Spend for Equipment St. Paul, Purchase ol new motive power and freight equipment costing more than was authorized yes- terday by Great Northern rail- way directors following the com- pany's annual stockholders meeting in St. Paul. F. J. Gavin, Great Northern president, said the new equip- ment will include nine horsepower Diesel locomotives for freight and passenger serv- ice. 500 boxcars and 400 re- frigerator cars. Tho-boxcarswill be built in the railway's shops in Superior, Wis., and St. Cloud, Minn, gresses with the exception of the tolls feature, would authorize con- struction of a 27-foot channel from the head of the Great Lakes to the mouth of the St. Lawrence to per- mit access by ocean-going shipping. It would also authorize construc- tion of power-generating units In the International rapids section of the St. Lawrence. An estimated horsepower would be pro- duced annually. The power benefits would be shared equally between this coun- try and Canada. Army engineers have estimated that total cost of the development would exceed Both United States and Canada would share In the cost. Committee May Subpoena F.D.R. Papers on Oil war In- vestigators on the trail of an Arab- Ian oil deal debated today whether to open up Frnnklin D. Roosevelt's files with a .subpoena or rely on President Truman to obtain the In- formation they want. The lute President's executors made it plain they will not volun- tarily permit an unrestricted search of his papers. 1 Chairman Brcwstcr (R.-Maine) told newsmen he. will discuss with Bui-Son K. Wheeler, the committee's special counsel, whether to be sat- isfied with documents which Mr. Truman has told the executors to provide. As mi alternative, Brcwster said. A group of senators has served notice they will attempt to delay action on the Italian agreement, but Vandonberg has indicated a de- termination to push all four treaties vote., in the Senate later this month. Boyle, 4 Others Receive Awards For Journalism Columbia, annual University of Missouri honor awards for distinguished service to journal- Ism were presented today to five individuals and to the San Fran- cisco Chronicle. The individual awards went to Hal Boyle, Associated Press writer and -war correspondent; Joseph I Pulitzer! president of the Pulitzer Publishing Company and publisher of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch; P. M (Jack) Flynn, general manager of the New York Daily News: George Yntes, photographic chief of the DCS Molncs Register-Tribune; Wlilinm L. Laurence, science editor of the New York, Times. Frank L. Mott, the school of jour- nallsm dean. In presenting the read citations to tho and explained that the House Also Rejects Limit On Missions Backers Confident of Aid Measure's Eventual Passage First Person To Greet Harold E. Stasscn. avowed 1048 Republi- can presidential candidate as he arrived home in St. Paul for the first time since his plane survey of Europe, was Kathleen, his five- year-old daughter, shown embracing him. (A.P. New Tips in Weckler Case Fizzle, But Hunt Goes On Fort Atkinson, new "leads" in the mysterious dis- appearance of eight-year-old Geor- gia Weckler produced no results, yesterday bufc Sheriff George Perry said he was "not discouraged." We have nothing really 'hot' but we still have some evidence to work Perry declared, adding the case was "not closed yet." Perry said he had investigated a band of gypsies, reported to have left their campsite flYe the WecKlcr home the day after the girl disappeared, but that he be- lieved they had nothing to do with the case. He said the gypsies moved to Dane county 'and planned to go to Minneapolis. Child The sheriff also said a tip from Manltowoc county and another upper Michigan hud fulled to isc any new evidence. A Manltowoc county woman t.nv- keeper had reported that a 11 stopped at her tavern Satur- awards are based on records of per- formance over many years, rather than upon particular Instances of Journalistic brilliance. The presentations were tho prin- cipal feature of the concluding day of the school's annual Journalism week program. Two of the individual recipients. Boyle and Flynn, are uraduates of University ot Missouri, Boyle in I day and ordered a beer. Perry said. The woman related she heard n. 'lint! LJIIJ t'.r thu ccimmlttce could Issue u d pjynn in in2'l. Boyle's .______ t 1, n fn A" _____ __ poena requiring the Roosevelt estate. 1Ul Unc individual to give Investigators full access tho flics. They art- packed in 165 cast's weighing 40 to 50 tons. Basil O'Connor, Roosevelt's former law partner and one of the execu- tors, told the committee at a closed session yesterday, "If we arc sub- poenaod, we have to act in accord- ance with whatever the subpoena requires us to do." But he added: "We would not voluntarily permit the examination of the papers by anyone, even on the request of the President." Midwest Republican State Chairmen Meet award Hal Boyle, in recognition of his outstanding record as a war corres- pondent for The Associated Press, and his ability to write both news and features which will hold the attention of newspaper readers to the last word." Girl Hurled Into Path of Subway; Rescued in Time New 1'ork A New York is Republican i university coed was thrown in fron, en from 36 states from of an approaching subway Imliaiiapol state chairmen Ohio on the cast to Utah, on the west gathered here today 1'or a three-day conference of the Mid- west Republican Chairmen's as- sociation. Willis B. York of Iowa is chair- man of 'the conference. with reservations included Bernard Levander of Minnesota. Envoy to Australia Visiting St. Paul Home St. Paul Uobcrt But- ler of St. P-iul. United States ambassador to Austria, return- ed to St. Paul Thursday after conferring with officials In Washington. He said he plans to remain In St. Tnul until about June 1 before r'cturnlnjr to his post in Australia.' Spellman Holds Life in U. S. As Pattern for World Ilaplil CHy. S. D. Francis Cardinal Spellman flew back to his New York archdiocese today, leaving with South Dakotans the message, "The American way of girl crying "Let me out of here'1 and life" is a new and noble design Tor J jng_.i Tn our own lifetime millions of Americans have died not in the that when she tried to the man barred her way. Last Monday, the woman was driving to Pcshtigo and saw the car immediate defense of their homes, in a tourist camp near Green Bay t in lhe dcrense of an empire, and she telephoned the information, Jn defcnsc Oj..... to the Maiiitowoc sheriff who re- tho u c.n -Fnrr, Atkinson. Perry b'l laved it 1.0 Fort Atkinson, Perry sn'ld. A check of northern counties did not bring any additional in- formation. Perry added. In Station "Lead" the upper Michigan tip, filling station proprietor told state police a man "acting suspicious and nervous" entered his establish- ment yesterday. The proprietor said tho man asked for crackers and said he had a "young kid" in his car and that she was hungry. Upper Michigan authorities were alerted to be on the lookout for cardinal told an audience "of -100, Including many Cnlhollc officials of tills and sur- rounding states last night. Cardinal Spellman spoke nt u public reception at the end ot a day of elaborate ceremony in which he presided at the Installation of his friend, the Most Rev. William T. McCarty as bishop coadjutor of the Rapid City diocese. "For six mad years the world has been drenched in blood and death, and now we find the postwar world still steeped in a quagmire the car. Sheriff Perry said, deceits and disunions with, all Representative Jimic Scott, 35. former marine, was held for questioning in the shooting on the floor of the Oklahoma state senate of Senator Tom Anglln (right) in Oklahoma City. Scott nervously drained glass after glass of water (is he waited in the office of the senate president for police. The jjhoto of Anglin, veteran state sena- tor was made shortly alter he was taken to University hospital, Oklahoma City, with a bullet wound in his left hip. today by a man but onlookers res- cued her while other witnesses beat her attacker, police reported. The girl was identified as Bertha Pataky, 21. of Brooklyn, a senior at the university. Police said she was standing on a station platform talking with an- other student when a man seized her and hurled her head first to the tracks. Two men working on the roadbed saw her fall, and. as .one raced to- ward the oncoming train waving a flag, the second picked up Miss Pataky and carried her beneath tho platform ledge to safety. The train halted 15 feet from the spot where she fell. Police said other witnesses, mean- while, were beating up the man, knocking off his classes and black- ening his eyes. Transit police res- cued him. He was taken to the Elizabeth street station for ques- tioning. Miss Pataky was taken to Beek- man Street hospital suffering from head injuries. 2 Jap War Criminals Sentenced to Hang Yokohama A guard com- mander on a Japanese "hell ship" and a corporal who were held responsible for beheading 15 Allied prisoners were sentenced today to hang. Four other Japanese were given long prison terms at hard labor by an Eighth army military commis- sion for their pnrts in the voyage between the Philippines and Japan in which prisoners died. ever he did not believe the man had anything to do with the Weck- ler case because, he pointed out, a kidnaper would not have mentioned the child. Perry said his office'was receiving tips from "all over the country" and that an attempt was being made to run down a'J clues, no matter how slight. the nian l peopics stni planning and pursuing the weck-lbut not possessing the just pence which millions of dead men earned for the millions of their living the cardinal said. State Service Makes April Placements St. total of jobs were filled by the Minnesota em- ployment; service during April, a 15 per cent increase over March, Di- rector Victor Chrlstgau said today. Wisconsin Man Fatally Burned Rescuing Mother Wis. Merle Stewart, -13, of WoodrulT, was burned fatally yesterday when lire destroyed the Green tavern bowling alley and damaged two adjacent buildings. Assistant Fire Chief Clarence White said the fire loss was about White said Stewart, who man- aged the five-lane alleys, evi- dentally was attempting to res- cue his mother. Both Stewart and his mother, a woman about 65 years old, were rescued from their second floor apartment in n. building housing the Badger hardware, adjoining the bowling alley. Stewart was fatally burned but his mother was not injured. The cause of Una fire was not known. White said. It damaged the hardware store and the Northwestern hotel in addition to destroying the one-swry .bowling alley. Stewart died in Sacred Heart hospital, Tomahawk. Washington. The Eouse rejected today a proposal to bar sending ol American "combat lo Greece find Turkey as part of the administration's program to curb commu- nism in southeastern Europe. Detent, ol this proposed ban was on a tellers1 tally. 122 to 70. A few seconds later, by voice vote, the House licked an attempt to limit the size of the military mis- sions to be sent to the two countries to 100 men. Supporters Confident Its supporters ore weary but con- fident that they have the votes to ward off continuing attacks upon the measure designed to bolster the two Mediterranean countries against communistic pressures. Their confidence was due to be put to the test today on several major amendments. Whether a vote on final passage would come before nightfall was in doubt. But behind the bill was one at- tempt to kill it a move which went down to defeat yes- terday by a standing vote of 127 to 37. Rejected, also, were two prelimin- ary attempts to Rive the United Nations a say on southeastern Eu- rope's problems. Seeks Postponement Representative Helen Gahagaa Douglas (D.-Calif.) sought unsuc- cessfully to postpone and aid for Turkey for a year to give the U. N. a chance to look into the situation. Representative Javits (R.-N.Y.) tried in vain to have Congress in- struct President Truman to lay the Greek-Turkish problem before the TJ. N. -while carrying out the as- sistance contemplated In the bill. The House similarly turned thumbs down on Mrs. Dowlas1 de- mand that it Into the meas- ure a specific prohibition against sending either Turkey or Greece atomic weapons or secrets. Oppon- ents of that ban said existing law already prohibits any such action. R. D. Evans, Authority on Electricity, Dead ritlsburch R- D. Evans. 54 electrical authority, writer and inventor, died last night at his home In suburban Edgewood of a heart ailment, Associated with the Wcsting- hoMsc Electric Corporation since his graduation from the University of Oklahoma in 1914. Evans was a consulting engineer for the firm. He was bom October 14. 1892, in Springwater, Wls. Surviving are his widow and two daughters. Weather FEDERAL FORECASTS For Winona and vicinity: Fair tonight with near freezing tempera- ture and heavy to killing frost. Ixiw In the city 34, in rural areas 30. Saturday increasing cloudiness and warmer; high 64. Minnesota: Increasing cloudiness and warmer tonight. Occasional showers west portion Saturday, overspreading most of cast portion by night. Slightly warmer extreme east Saturday. Wisconsin: Pair and not so cool tonight. Saturday increasing cloudi- ness and warmer, followed by rain Sunday. LOCAL WKATHIiR. Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m today: -The precious peace which Maxlmum% 53; minimum. 28; noon. men crave will never come to prccipitation. none: sun sets to- until a strong and united faithfully believes and lives sun rises tomorrow motto of your great state. ELSEWHERE God ths people rule, he added. Cardinal Spellman said "forces of disunion have invaded America, evil forces which would array na- tion against nation" but he de- clared the wide practical tolerance of Americans would prevail over the evil forces. Before the Installation ,hc cardi- wns initiated into the Ogalala tribe of the Sioux Indian nation under the name of Wan-.bli Ohitika Brave Eagle. He commented that he was "now twice an reporting a previous Initiation into the Osage tribe. Denver Los Angeles Miami---------- Mpls.-St. Paul New Orleans New York Phoenix Seattle Max. 60 Pet. 09 66 35 37 64 49 .04 U. of M. Accepts Carnegie Grant for Norse Study University of Minnesota board of regents to- day accepted a grant from the Car- negie Corporation, of New York for establishment at the university of a Scandinavian area study program. The new curriculum under the program will include, besides the present courses in Scandinavian languages, literature, history and art, expanded studies in history and courses in politics and modern so- cial advances, geography, economic life and arts arid crafts of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland and Pin- land.' The prant is for a five-year period, with allotted for each of the first three years and .1 each for the fourth and fifth years, of heavy rains. RIVER. BULLETIN Flood Stage 24-Hr. Since Today Change Red Wing H 30S Lake City......... 13.3 Rends 32 3.3 Dam 4, T.W....... m.l Dnm 5. T.W....... Dnm 5A, T.W...... Winona (C.P.) 13 10-6 Dam G, Pool....... 10. Dnm 6, T.W....... 9.3 Dakota (C.P.) 9.-r> Dam 7, Pool....... 9 -7 Dam 7, T.W....... 9.1 La Crosse 12 30.3 Tributary Streams Chippewa at Durand.. 5. -1 Zumbro at Theilman.. Buffalo above Alma-----2.15 Trempealeau nt Dodge, 1.4 Black at Ncillsvllle-----4.4 Black at Oalcsville-----4.2 -1 La Crosse at W. Salem 1.8 Root at Hofiston G.K RIVER. FORECAST (From lla-stincs to Except that stationary stages will prevail below Prairie du Chien the next 24 hours a falling tendency will set in throughout the entire dis- trict with more rapid falls by the middle of next week, in the absence f ;