Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 1, 1950, Winona, Minnesota
Cloudy, Windy and Much Cooler New Type Means Less Eye Strain, Faster, Easier Reading VOLUME 50, NO. 218 FIVE CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA. WEDNESDAY EVENING, 1950 TWENTY-TWO PAGES Two Gunmen Shot Pope Proclaims Assumption of Virgin Mary Proclamation by Pontiff First In 80 Years By Frank Brutto Vatican City Pope Pius Arlington cemetery for ceremonies honoring the late Sir xn formally proclaimed before 1. __ .-1-.L. Trying to Enter President's Home men rushed on Blair House, President Truman's residence with blazing pistols in their hands today and were shot down by White House guards. Three officers were reported wounded. President Truman was in Blair House at the time. Just a few minutes later he was due to leave to go to John Dill, British military leader. Secret service men said the gun- men who staged the wild, apparent assassination attempt, had German pop OlIT Readers luger pistols. One of the men was shot down on the steps of the temporary ex- ecutive mansion. He fell with blood spurting from a chest wound. Blair House is across Pennsyl- vania avenue from the White House proper. Mr. Truman and his famil; have been living there while a re building job is being carried out 01 the White House. The shooting occurred about p. m. E.S.T. Hobnrt inspector of th Washington police, told a reporte "I presume it was an attempt ty reading both of these columns. Address letters to the Promotion Department, The Winona Republi- can-Herald, Winona. formed of the latest news devel- opments. And it is important, too, that the news be read faster and easier with less eye-strain in the fast pace of today. It is for this reason that Corona is being adopted by The Republi- can-Herald starting Monday. The Republican-Herald requests that its readers send letters giving opinions on this new type. The dif- ference between the old Ionic and the new Corona can be seen easily by reading both of these columns. Address letters to the Promotion Department, The Winona Republi- can-Herald, Winona. Shaw Unconscious, Feared Near Death Ayot St. Lawrence, .Eng. George Bernard Shaw lapsed into unconsciousness today and was be- lieved clase to death. His doctor called on the 94-year-! old playwright at a.m. Later reporters Shaw had consciousness. weeks ago to pin together a thigh bone he broke when he slipped in Us garden. This, complicated with bladder trouble, contributed to his decline. Last night Shaw was reported running a high fever. At times he Grave fears were felt for the eld- erly man's life. The lights burned lost did not even recognize his longtime housekeeper. Virginia-born Viscountess Astor, red brick home here, while bis staff kept vigil. Shaw had been getting weaker since surgeons operated seven an old friend, drove out from Lon- all night In Shaw's Corners, his don to spend an hour at his bed- side last night, stroking his brow to soothe him. "Oh, Nancy, I want to sleep he told her.