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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 16, 1947, Winona, Minnesota w EATHER f.lf unil roi'lrr tnnlrhll Naturdar rltiuily ami c OMICS For tho Tops in Adventure Comics Back race Dally Full Leaied Wire Report of The Associated Member of the Audit Bureau of VOLUME 47. NO. 76 W1NONA. MINNESOTA. FRIDAY EVENING. MAY 16. 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY Asked Three Others Wounded in Gun Fracas Disgruntled Bar Candidate Opens Fire on Clerk Washington Two r to cleuth anti two others' curicicd today by n disgruntloci NVeiu lawyer who opened fire In municipal court building when r-fuv.'c: return of a bar appll- cv.l'.in lee. S'Ttrw.; Walter B, Perry of the .-.quad said the lawyer told h'rr. his name was Daniel William, j'r" 40 of Jackson. Miss. prv.sir Williams four times tv-'o-V he was captured. He wns not critically injured. dead were identified by po- as: Huhrrt patrolman. Kiiy Urvrnclorf. 65, clerk for thr IHjilrlct of Columbia liar iSMx-Utlon's committee on ael- mis.sion 13, She and her husband made the charge in a claim for dam.ises filed the city. Hospital Commissioner Edward M. Bcmckcr termed the matter a "clerical error." (A.P. Wlrcphoto.) ____ greatest mediums of propaganda isj The B-29's roared, overhead in located Thomas reported. Hughes declared he told the com- imlttce that the' film' 'capital is "lousy with communists, .some of them making to weekly nnd whom you couldn't get to go go to Russia in Thomas said Hughes named spe- cific screen writers and gave the serial number of their Communist party cards. The committee chair- "stacked" formation, stepped from about to feet altitude and spanning n. sky area about two miles IOIIB and ono and one-hall miles wide. The bomb bays yawned empty and the B-29's flew much lower than during actual wartime oper- ations, but otherwise the flight was a simulation of the sortie and strike of a heavy bomber force. Messages received at La Gunr- G. O.P.Hopes Truman Will Approve Labor Curbs Bill By Marvin L. Arrowsmith WashinKlon-W-Republlcan Senators Robert Taft Ohio and Irving Ivos (N. Y.) said today President Truman s stand pat position on his own labor law recommendations still leaves tie open lor White House approval of the Senate union bl U. Mr. Truman told his news conference yesterday thai he is sticking "with the four points he out- scng lined to ConKi-css In his state of tho union Inst January. This wns in reply to a question Republican chairmen of two Mouse Ume" dla Field reported that super- commlttocs which deal with economic matters today cominlttcc also received fortresses took off in the following President Truman's assertion that there hasn't been much co- nnmcs from warner, studio head, strengths for a rendezvous over rinnn-mss tr, nrevcnt a boom and bust. who said "I told 'em anything I Cape May. N. J.; MacDill Flc.d, approved earlier this week. Inconsistent' Taft, chairman of the Senate's GOP policy and labor committees, operation from !y :n his general direction. Then, the gunman took an ele- ra-or to the ground floor and walk-, fd' quickly out of the building. executive, Brarohall, municipal court----- saw him then. ran after him and called! I -tAffl police and bystanders for help. v and Clalg gave chase, firing as thcv ran. Two blocks from the the fugitive turned and fvin-. back. pursuers were hit and Estes w-a. (-UII 1.1 it I IV11U -rvu wv. i a block o.l Pennsylvania ave-iof lhc department, were :.ur which runs from the Capllol, t_nnf rharirrd Washington's dut" vction ast the White, under in- with "pal- 'ln connec- 111., mine Weather FOKKCASTS explosion which claimed 111 lives March 'J5. 11U Vil A.IJ. The Indictments, charging Medlll :ancl Weir with failure to enforce county Medlll arid Wolr surrendered late nlKht, posted bonds and innocent H...wmr nK. pose W.rmtr Sa wQukl mnocc rth nnd we.-.t portions wcdnesdny Mostly cloudy with same ruin likely OMT most of the south- 'hiilf of the state. Cooler Mirhlcnn tonight, warmer Saturday. I.OC.M. WKATHEK for (111! 24 1- UKlsiy. X 71, minimum, 'H; on -'2: sun fi .KArtrtKS Rounds Out S. C. Lynching Case Gri-i-nvlilc. S. r. Stute ocdid a octy> Thus comment followed party lines after Mr. Truman told his news conference yesterday there is no necessity for a bust provided common sense is used and greedy people do not get control. Knutson Comment He added there hasn't been much cooperation along that line legis- latively or publicly. He said prices are still too high, but he praised the price reductions that have been made. Chairman Harold Knutson (Minn.) of the House ways and means committee took Immediate exception to the statement con- cerning '.nglslatlvo cooperation, tell- ing reporters: "It's ari old, old game for the White House to blame Congress. The President should furnish Con- Phone Call Other witnesses included Krav- chenko's host. Brooks, and Screen Writer Howard Emmet Rogers, who said he was interested in doing the film story of book. the Russian's Brooks told Beverly Hills police that he had received a phone call from a woman Wednesday night in which, he said, she threatened to blow up his home to "get that un- wanted guest." Police' Chief C. H. Anderson said extra protection has been assigned to the-area of Brooks' home. State Senator Jack B. Tenney, who heads an un-Amci'ican com- mittee' in California, telegraphed Los Angeles Sheriff Eugene Bls- calluvj requesting that Kravchcnko, 43, former Russ army captain, be granted a gun permit. clally stated were several, including: To improve combat efficiency of the S.A.C. To find out if it is now ready to assemble in formation perhaps as many as 140 superfortresses com- prising a "unified striking force" capable of going anywhere in the world and dropping anything, in- Minneapolis Flier Killed in Landing At Camp Ripley GOP policy ana moor ,e as, i, told' a reporter "There is nothing tcnnnt K, H. Parentl, 20. of Min- "Of course he didn't recommend coming in for a landing at Cnmp as much. But the things in the bill slx miles north of here. direction as he as muc. move in the same direction as he committee, commented: "I do not interpret the President's statement as meaning a veto of the of the labor fighter squadron of the 133rd fighter group, Minnesota Guard, which is based as Holman statemen as cc Senate bill. His position and the night. provisions of the Senate bill are by no means irreconcilable." Senate measure contains fewer curbs on unions and strikes than the bill passed by the House. The two versions now are before a striving to Field in St. Paul, was on a routine ........_____ flight. imade, he added, will depend on Witnesses said Parent! had clr-1 econornlcs the navy can effect in clcd the field and started to des-ljls own uniformed organization. For TIIS P-51 went Into a jnstaricc, he said, "They can cut people that the air force is recov- ering. even if slowly, from demobil- ization days. Leading1 the mission was Brigadier General Roger Karr.ey, a veteran of the superfortress warfare against Japan. Kenney, In talking to reporters at Washington, produced some fig- ures to show what the 100-plus plan formation means. Total horse- power exceeds potential conference out Discussions j.inj A crTnLCcl n cuii ijcrinjc Kress with a blueprint. Congress whlle the hearmg was in load of the force totals about has dbnc everything possible ycstcrday 50 young men and tons: gasoline consumption halt an. inflation spiral." 'Look at i'riccs' On the other side of the party fence, Representative John W. Mc- Cormaek the Democratic whip, said that when O.P.A. was killed "We were promised by the National Association of Manufac- turers and Republicans that every- thing would be all right in CO days, if we would only let supply arid demand operate. But O.P.A. now been dead seven months, and look at your prices." Mr. Truman recited his prescrip- tion for averting a depression after women who Identified themselves as members of tho American Youth for Democracy picketed in front of the hotel entrance. They car- ried placards reading: "Hitler preached thought control; so docs Thomus." "Witch hunts will not solve stu- dents needs." "What about the Cincinnati evidence out a so -murder toy. cautioning that which h 53 81 G.r. 57 M 57 ,tl l business collapse is "imminent. 14 hope will send -j-nc chief executive said he had '52 or 31 white men to South Carolina's.not vct received a. copy of the docu- "i-j electric chair. mfnh nnd would not comment on l-'ioocl stak'i! 2-t-Hr Today 14 The 31. most of them Greenville 'itnxl drivers, lire accused of murder conspiracy to murder in the '.lynching of Negro Willie Earle last ''Kcbrimry 17. His body, slashed "and beaten and with his head I bloody pulp from HhotKun slugs, was '.found on a frozen roadside not fur men't and would not comment on It directly! rportedly ".J V.' C P. 12 8.1 8.8 B.4 9.-' 8.-V H.I e aiikr [jy li( sclr.itlenlinccl members of thr mob. made by the defend- ants utter their arrest, have been 'used to .sketch In the nocturnal .1, Tributary :r. Duranct ..4.4 [it Thcllmiin 4.0 Alrna ..2.8 at DfKlKr :iO .i-.: i.: r-'cillsvlllc 7.H ;i: C.-o.--c lit w. Salem 1.7 >l at Houston 7.1 .use story of evciit.s which culminated "l In the lynching of the Negro vlc- tlm. Enrle was accused of fatally stabbing a white taxi driver on the -1 nlRht preci-cllng the lynching. -1. Seven cab-drivers have put the finder on one of their own number -1 as the shotgun executioner. They ihuvc Identified him as Roosevelt -OjCarlos Hurcl. Sr.. 45-year-old, taxi- whose myopic vision .Sifjivf.i him a perpetual scowl. -i l.l i Kurd, who says he went to school 2.2 only through the second grade, hi; participated In the Marchioness of Bute Dies in Scotland Kdlnburir, Scotland Tho clowauer Marchioness of Bute cllecl wcuks Lo the day after the death of her husband, the self- effacing marquess who left a for- tune estimated nt The marchioness was understood to be about the same age as -her late husband, who was CO. Her death occurred in the same se- cluded, luxurious castle on a Scot- tish island where the marquess i died. .11 lynching but insists the NcL'ro. he did not Tornado Reported at International Falls International Falls Power transmission was temporarily cut and a garage at tile Allen Gerlach farm, six miles south of here, was razed late Thursday when winds of tornadlc force struck the area. No damago was reported in the qity runs about gallons. The S.A.C. commander pointed out that this is a training mission and not conducted precisely as a wartime strike. If that were done Uic attack would be made whatever the clouds and weather condition, Kenney said, adding that the "city of New York looks just the same to radar whether there are foot thick clouds or n. clear duy." will be resumed Monday. Schwcllcnbach Assails Provisions Secretary of Labor Lewis Schwel- lenbach, without mentioning either bill by name, lashed out at several provisions in a speech last night including at least one common to both section outlawing the closed shop. Addressing the National Textile seminar at Shawnee-on-Delaware, Schwellenaach said not only the closed which only union members can be hired but other forms of union security would be affected. Tmman'B Program The legislative program Mr. Tru- man laid down in January called for: 1. Prevention of some jurisdic- tional strikes and secondary boy- cotts. 2. Expansion of the Labor dcpart- rrvcnt's mediation and conciliation services. 3. Creation of a commission to study the entire field of labor-man- agement relations. 4 Broadening of the social secur- ity program to "alleviate the cause Wawco 20, demonstrates tho manner in which she claims she was chained to a bedroom chair in her Meadvillc, Pn., home County Detective L. P. Stauss quoted Miss Mehalho ns saying her father chained her to the bedroom chair for two days to Prevent her marriage, Stauss said Charles Mehalko 45, the girl s father, is being held on a cruelty to a minor charge. WIrephoto.) P-51 went into a nose dive from an altitude of less than feet. The plane fell onto the field and was demolished. was dead when taken from the wTCckuge. At St. Paul, the adjutant gen- eral's office said a board of inquiry would investigate the accident. Farenti was a veteran of World War II. He was a pilot in fighter and bomber groups and served In the Pacific war theater from June, 1944, to December, 1945, winning the Air medal. the others. p m Wednesday, Dr. Jones reported. alone in the house. The body was found by blood- case. hounds in Peachtree Creefc late at was mining. Falls, Minn. parcntl n member of the 109th Plan Calls For Reduced Personnel Appropriation Recommended By William V. ArboeaAt 11 per cent cut, in the navy's 1948 budget which 'may necessitate reducing the plan- j lied .strength of the navy and ma- rina corps by offici-rs and men wns recommi-nd.-d by the House appropriations committee Today. The committee chopped 200 from the in new appropriations requested by denf Truman, but, it said it be- lieves the lesser nmount b< adequate "without sacriflcinc any of the efficiency of the fleet." or reducing "c.ssci.tial naval activities. It culled upon the navy to re- duce its personnel, both military and civilian, and 1.0 close some o. its shore establishments. Full Kcsearch Kilndx The committee approved in full the asked for research and the S170.000.000 m contract au- thority to buy new airplanes and equipment, plus S30.000.000 in cash for new planes. The total new appropriations amount 10 S3.135.-l81.lOO compared jwilh this year. Along with bill, which thr i House will debate next week, the 'committee made public nn 3.800- pase volume of printed testimony taken during consideration of. tho measure. The testimony contained: 1." A claim'by Fleet Admiral Chester Nlmltz that world pence and security "depend on a balance of power in which American and British scapowor an: arrayed on the. same side." 2. A declaration by Navy Sec- retary James Forrestal that the United States is seeking and planning'for peace but Intends to safeguard its security. 3. statements toy Forrestnl juiU hi.-) top nidus that. "push button" warfare may bo far away, the navy expects to be ready if and when it comes and is working on guided mis- siles, pilotless interceptor planes. target-seeking torpe- does, and the latest is what tho future may require. 1. Estimates that .1 full year might be required to fict the en- tire fleet of active and inactive ships into battle in the event of war. While the committee did not ex- pressly order a reduction a' in navy and marice corps strength. members Interpreted the action as likely to have that result. Chair- man John Tabcr told reporters "Some reductions will be necessary." The extent to which they will be D.1CC Plan I IClIl _ Old 1C down on the number of high-paid officers and keep more enlisted men, while If they keep the officers, they will have to cut down on the en- listed personnel." The committee recommended a cut of seven per cent from budget estimates of for pay and subsistence of naval personnel and a slightly higher cut in the the marine corps re- quested for the same purpose. Reduction Figures On the basis of .a planned nvcrace enlisted strength of for the navy next year and for the marine corps, the cuts if carried 'into effect would nmount to ap- proximately and rc- plus naval and 525 marine corps officers. An even stifJcr reduction. 25 per cent, wns recommended Jn the pay- allowances for civilian naval em- ployes. Complaining that it "is not at all pleased" by the "tremendous increase" in the number of civilian employes since 1939, the committee directed the navy to .start parinR the civilian rolls at once. Mr. Truman asked for CC0.100 to pay nn estimated 15.000 civilian employes. The committee i even a Jitue on on cut that flRure by SIJ.OOC.OOO, affairi problem But they asked: How i without specifying what manpower Russia' propose that such were to be made. work? i ._ Strike .N. New York Soviet Russia's cagily-worded declaration for a dual, democratic Arab-Jewish state in Palestine stood out today as the puzzler of the United Nations spe- cial assembly on the Holy Land question. Delegates from nations scattered around the globe noted with satis- faction that Russia had tipped her hand even a little bit on the Pales- Police Study Findings in Atlanta Slaying Police studied the -mese art- findings of a laboratory examina- nation commission of inquiry, final- tlon today for some clue that might Jy set up yesterday by the assembly lead them to the sex slayer of Mrs. just before it adjourned, must con- Paul Refoule, auburn-haired society sider. Arrangements were matron who was raped and strangl- for the commission to meet at Lake ed at her home Wednesday after- Success May 26. Meantime, the U. N. switched in his sur- prise talk did not clear up that point. But he did sny that if the animosities between Jew and Arab were such that this state could not live, then Russia felt it would be necessary to consider dividing Palestine into two states, one Jew- ish and one Arab. are points which the 11- oon eanme, The condition of food in the slain from Palestine to the Balkans to- woman's stomach set the time of day in its never-ending tang.e with death as between 3 p. m. and the world's political problems. cou The 11-nation Security council. p m enesay, r. Mrs 'Befoule had been hostess at a thrust Into the background for small luncheon party that day and three weeks by the general assem- prcsumably was assaulted soon after bly's special session of the Holy her husband and guests left her Land, was called to meet today to n the G.eck resume discussions on the G.eck Before the delegates was a Rus hounds n eacree ree a niglU after Refoule and his nine- sian resolution demand ng that the year-old' son, Jon, returned home powers of an Interim invcstigat ng and discovered that Mrs. Refoule group now in the Balkans be cur- oVlol-nl V tailed sharply. At Aurora Ended Aurora, Settlement of the one-day-old strike of 21 teachers in the Aurora school sys- tem was announced today with an agreement including minimum sal- aries ranging from to as well as increases of S450 for next, year. The agreement was reached ai meeting lost night, prompted after parents of school children jammed a regular school board session while students outside called "We want school to start again." The settlement provides: A mjiinium salary of for two-year teacher graduates; for four-year graduates, and for teachers with master degrees. The annual Increments are based on two and a quarter years service, with the total amount at Acting Superintendent Joseph Gi- lach said all teachers, with the ex- ception of one who was en route back from Duluth, were conducting classes again this morning ;