Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 4, 1949, Winona, Minnesota
COLDER TONIGHT, SATURDAY FOOTBALL TONIGHT KWNO-FM VOLUME 49, NO. 221 WINONA, MINNESOTA, FRIDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 4, 1949 FIVE CENTS PER COPY SIXTEEN PAGES TODAY- Truman May Ask Own T.-H. Act By Joseph and Stewart AIsop Washington WJth customary ability, John L. Lewis may duck under the wire. But it is still an important fad that President Tru- man has been prepared to use the Taft-Hartley act against the United Mine Workers' leader, from the very beginning of the present steel and coal strike emergency. Thus far, throughout an indus- trial crisis which has already caused the American production index to drop tweive points, the White House has maintained the appearance of supernatural calm. This calm has, however, masked a coolly calculated strategy which says a great deal about the state of our labor laws, the state of our politics, and th-j state of Mr. Tru- man. In effect, this White House strike strategy has based on a sharp distinction between the politically friendly Philip Murray and his steelworkers, and the politically hostile John L. Lewis and his mlneworkers. The whole federal mediation effort has been exclu- sively concentrated on securing the accord In the steel strike which now seems to be under way. And the intention has been to remove Philip Murray from the line of I fire, and then, If necessary, turn' all of the government's big guns on John Lewis. EVEN THE RIGHT MOMENT to turn the guns on Lewis has been selected in advance. It has been foreseen that soon after a steel settlement, want of coal wli: cause the American Industrial ma chine to grind to a second halt. And this, it has been calculated will provide the right psychological atmosphere for unlimbering the heavy artillery. Lewis, who Is no fool, evidently fathomed tie White House strat- egy rather early. This, one sus- pects, was the origin of his sur- prise attempt to clasp both A.F.L. and C.I.O. to his bosom, In united of the steel strike. If the other labor leaders had not eluded Lends' embrace, they would then duty bound to support 'the coal strike too. As It Is, Lewis remains Isolated. The White House shrewdly calcu- lates that the rest of organized labor will not really resent the use of the "slave labor law" to drive the maverick into line. And Lewis War Material Exports Banned Twin Cities Reception Hints Truman Will Stump U. S. in '50 55th Air Collision Victim's Body Found Washington The Potomac U. S. Controls Aim at Cutting Russ Supplies Reshipments To Soviet Bloc Nations to Cease government riveTyielded' the" last body" controls on shipment of the 55 persons plunged to death of strategic goods to practically the Pleads for Election Of Supporters of 'Fair Deal' Program By Ernest B. Vaccaro Aboard Train En Route to Wash- ington President Truman's determination to stump the coun- coUision of an air- try again next year to elect "fair ljner and ft flghter plane_ dealers" to Congress was strength- It was that of William Smythe 'enca Partlcularlv were covered by ened today by his reception in Ros] Estat island! Ith6 new rules' House aides said he was'N. Y., a passenger on the airliner.! Offi'ials told elatedtebfhta was secretary-treasurer of at Minneapolis and St. Paul where iEberhard Faber Pencil Comcanv. avertlng future reslupmont dif.i- in its waters and mud flats uv whole world today to prevent re- shipments to the Soviet bloc. Communist China and Latin Am- Minneapolis police estimated persons lined the sidewalks to cheer him along a 20-mile parade route. An applauding crowd the police estimated at whooped it up jEberhard Faber Pencil Company. It was touch-and-go whether the final toll of the worst airplane dis- aster in history would be 55 or 56. Erick Rios Bridoux, 28, Bolivian The Wlnhawfci Got A Rousing: Cheer at the pepfest Thursday evening in front of the Winona postofflce. Senior High school stu- dents held a bonfire rally at Maxwell field, cheered their newly named queen and attendants and then converged on the downtown section for more homecoming cheering. Shown in this photo is a portion of the big crowd of leather-lunged youngsters letting loose with 15 big ones for the team for its game, here tonight against Faribault, Republican-Herald photos U. S., Britain Sending Planes, Gasoline to Tito Washington tates and Britain The United have eased sudden attempt to secure an ac- cord with the coal-owners which may be announced simultaneously with an accord In the steel strike. At the moment, it looks as though Ten Killed, Three Survive B-29 Crash Hamilton, B-29 Superfortress, crippled by engine trouble, crashed into the sea a mile from shore last night. The big plane caught fire after hitting the water and ten of the 13 tr. S. airmen their ban on the sale of commer- cial planes and aviation equlpmentj- to Yugoslavia. The first shipments' quantities of gasoline j and lubricants, were cleared by the State department today. Diplomatic officials, reporting aboard were killed. Four crewmen managed to jump out after the stricken bomber plowed into the waves but one died of bums a few minutes later. The survivors, rescued by an oil icompany executive in a rowboat, were taken to the U. S. base hos- the mere Implied threat of thejthe U. S.-British move.just before White House strategy will lubricants sale was the President the embarrassmentjannouncedi sajd ;t marks the latest of using the powers which he has asked the Congress to do away with. THE FIRST POINT to note about step by the West to bolster Mar- shal Tito in his fight with Moscow and her eastern European allies. The state and national defense this strategy, which may work au- departments are reported to have tomatically without ever being un-jdecided on the move as another veiled, is its political the "calculated risks" of the The embarrassment of using Taft- cold war. Hartley was frankly accepted, in a realistic manner, as less grave than the economic damage thatj could be done by inaction. But the! sincere labor allies of the White House were to be spared, while an! enemy was to be made to suffer.: Such careful calculation, such adioit planning, illustrate the very high political value the President places upon his labor support. The! men who did the stafhvork Secretary of Labor Maurice bin, White House Counsel Clark State High Court Calls Imprisonment On Debt Illegal G.I. Serial Number Basis of Insurance Check Issuance Ipital at nearby Kindley field with I minor injuries. Bermudians watching from shore could hear the screams of selected Washington the others trspped in the blazing ship. Colenel Jack Merrill, Kindley Faribault Game, Dance to Top Homecoming The season's last football game and a dance will climax homecoming activities tonight for students and auditorium when he gave a fore- taste of the 1950 campaign with a slashing attack on 'the propagan- da of the reactionaries." The President is convinced that culties than because of any great current traffic in reshipments to Russian-dominated areas. Hitherto the Commerce depart- he can help elect liberals to Con gress by conducting the eort of campaign he made in 1948 through back platform appearances in key states, one close adviser told re- porters. Two Predictions Mr. Truman stressed two pre-i dictions in his talk last night that I the 81st Congress will enact ai "good deal more" of his "fair! deal" before quitting Its next ses- sion and that there will be a heav- ier vote In 1950 elections for those with his views. He called his civil rights, federal aid to education, national health insurance and other, "general wel- fare" proposals the path to future growth. He said the people were behind him "I am not too much worried by those who oppose those Mr. Truman declared. "Between again last night in St. Paul's civic of tne flghter and thejraent has aPplied these con- wVlpn Ho travn a fAvia- turtle rtTlllT 1n sole survivor of the crash, was inj a critical condition. An oxygen tent' was used on him during part of last night. n Scandinavian Customs Union Being Formed Paris Norway, Sweden and Denmark plan to merge them- selves into a single market by forming a complete Scandinavian customs union. This was announced yesterday by the foreign ministers of the three countries Norway's Hal- vard Lange, Sweden's Osten rln-n nTij-J _.. jtrols only to Europe and adjacent areas, mostly along the southern rim of the Mediterranean. Canada Omitted The new action extends the con- trol powers to exports to any place in the world except Canada, which has always been in a relatively control-free class of its own, even in wartime. By strategic goods, the depart- ment means for the most part in- dustrial items that might contributo to "war potential" of the Soviet. Export of military materials is rigidly controlled too but licenses for these are bandied by the State department. The Commerce department hand- les export licenses for goods cov- ered, by today's new rules. Screen Shipments This gives it a chance to "screen" proposed shipments. Thus it can 1VJ.1. the reactionaries of the left with their talk about revolu- tion and class warfare and the den and Denmark's Gustav Eas _.. alumni of Winona Senior Highjreactionaries of extrerae right school. with their hysterical cries of bank- Reigning over festivities will be jruptcy and despair, lies the way Queen Ann Christensen, daughter of of Progress. "Between those two the main stream of American life! rolls steadily onward toward a bet-! Dr. and Mrs. E. E. Christensen, who vote. Her attendants, also named by students, are Phyllis Rohrer, Raenay Redmann, Donna Compton and Marilyn Frie. Field commander, said the plane j Tne dance tonight wm be held .had turned back from a weatherjat of I observation night when one of its' payment of the spe-jfour engines failed. cial insurance dividend to the disabled Losing plane al- ap- War H veterans will be based Tally on the last three digits was on tne i veteran's service serial another Merrill her. The Veterans Administration ex- plained today for the system under Junior High school Radiograph staff as spon- The homecoming queen will be crowned during halftime ceremonies with Noel Hoist, senior football star, doing the crowning. High school' students took over the first sea TJnable to regain altitude on j the downtown area at 3 p. m. today three motors, the ship crashed a pregame parade. In the line of march were 22 floats and comic which checks Witnesses said the plane smack-1 entries, each representing a home ,ed into the sea with terrific Prizes were to be awarded wm be mailed to veterans holding over the water like a the winning units. National Life Insurance policies, slumming stone and then settled! Thursday night, students held Payments are to begin in Janu- ary. Under the procedure, VA said, a veteran whose serial number St. Paul-tW-The Minnesota su-j ends in for exam- will be included in the first slowly a mile from annual homecoming pep fest north shore. Escaping gasolinejand bonfire at Maxwell field. Re- The ministers told W. Averel Harriman, chief U. S. ambassador for the Marshall plan in Europe that the formation of the customs union will be undertaken as soon as possible. They said their governments will observe the ter world." Mr. Truman spoke on the an- niversary of the day last Novem- ber when he received word of his victory over Thomas E. Dewey in the bitter 1948 campaign. It was "Truman day" in Minnesota's Cen- tennial observance. Woos Youngdahl Republican Governor Luther Youngdahl was one of his hosts. The President called it a "bi-par- tisan" visit but laughed every time he did so. And he described last night's talk in advance as one of "bi-par- tlsan nature which will be entirelyirtf Manvillo satisfactory to the Democrats in 'VldllVlllB Minnesota." He even kidded about hoping to. make a Democrat out! member general council of the Marshall plan's Organization fqr European Economic Co-operation That resolution called upon European nations receiving American aid to liberalize their suspects goods, apparently destined for some non-Russian area, are in fact to be reshipped to Soviet-domi- nated regions. Direct shipments of strategic items to the Soviet Union have been under virtual ban since March, 1948. In announcing the control ex- tension, the department also streamlined its list of commodities covered by the controls. The aim s to end licensing for goods now considered nonstrategic and also 'In plentiful domestic supply." It put approximately 100 classes of commodities under the world- ation of a large single trading area. The OEEC suggested that region- al groups be formed as an inter- mediate step if the creation of a unified European market could not be undertaken immediately. -Ad Stops Tapping New York Tommy Man- the marrying caught fire. suits of the voting were New Rochelle, N. Y., bought a full- ?'i T5 advertisement in today's New :lll wnicn ne campaigned last year, TVihnrm "cs nnn William Gleason, operator man- ed and the queen and attendants due baclc ln tonight. York Herald Trlbune offermS S5.000 trade policies for the eventual ere- wlde ]icense controls wnUe slmul. ager of nearby Standard Oil Com-jwere presented a Thrill i-i TIM nrr f Vi, reward to anyone who can prove pany Clifford, and one or two court ruled today that a murched rinwntown But the work they did is strongly person cannot be imprisoned of checks. residents put out in a row downtown symptomatic of their chief's of court arising from fail- On the other hand, a veteran and picked up the three survivors, conduct on cst in the political future. In to pay an ordinary debt. iwitn a serial number such as this White House labor strategy.: The high tribunal issued a writ wiU be amons toe last to re> like the recognition of James corpus to Harry Faul> Min. evelt in California, is another ncapolis who challenged the validi- straw in the wind pointing tv of his imDriSonment on a- con- )l nearoy standard 'jom- -Ln last nignt s speecn, tiie .rresi- (h teipnrnnpe tarmfA docks, and two St. George Following the bonfire program, dent said nis administration m" t on w, (n mw hnatjstudents marched downtown ...i, ontitiortl Asked for comment on wnat w, President Truman's succeed himself. candidacy to; tempt charge. Tile fiction arose out of failure SECOND, EVEN IF THE Pres- 1 of Faul lo pay S300 owing on a farm ident is able in the end to avoid j deal in Cottomvood county. using Taft-Hartley he certainly; fervently hopes he there i Tlie VA said this method of pay- was decided upon after care- ful consideration, and described iti as the most undiscriminatory that could be devised. The full serial number has noth- Navy's OP 23 Washington "OP 23, the White House recognized the possible necessity. Secretary o ing to do with the. order of pay- Judge Albert H. Enersen in Cot-jment merely that last three di- tomvood county district court Likewise, the number on the significance _i_n the mere fact that found Fau! gujjty Of contempt which VA sent to applicants fined him and committed him; acknowledging claims has nothing to the county jail July 12, 1949. 1 court issued an order groups as they are received. that "all Americans are entitled I to equal right and equal steps of the Winona postoffice. Stunities under law, and to Also scheduled for today is in our nationai n-rnfrr'im "Know Your Schools" program over! KWNO at p. m. was Manville explained: don't know who is tapping but I haven't been able to ly phones here at home. The (Continued on Pa.se 8, Column clicks stopped when the ad appear- clauses never carried much con-; victlon. since the President had than seven times. As n result the present crisis, the White House; eas corpus now seems to be moving towards: a more realistic position. The na-l Associate Justice Oscar Knutson, tional emergency clauses of delivered tile decision which; Hartlcv arc still in disfavor, but was unanimous, held that failure; some positive substitute for themjto PaV an amount agreed Upon in -rora is now desired stipulation in settlement "was a A remarkable new scheme is debt" (ltld imprisonment is! therefore being discussed in the, prohibited by the state Truman inner circle. Under scheme, certain basic industries from jail on his own groups then will be separat- nnd directed the sheriff into ten processing units by the :nersen to show why a writ last serial to 9. There should not a voucher writing machine for ieach of the ten groups, and it is of be reach- cards of "the ten final-digit naval operations. Sherman, a strong supporter oi armed forces unification, cracked down on the 30-man unit less than 24 hours after taking over from Ad- miral Louis Denfeld as the Navy's top uniformed officer. There were reports some days ago that the Navy's inspector gen- steel. coal, the riiilroads, probably D oil, nnd possibly atomic KOCfieSter VO Have would be classified as essential to p -i n the general welfare. Workers in K3II UTOSSing such industries would be required, s Pan1 A eral, Rear Admiral Allen R. Mc- all last digit serial nam-jCann, had seized the group's rec- o to nine have been pro- ords and. was investigating its ac- the procedure will be re-'tivitles. jpeated based on the second digit.! "OP 23" was what the Navy call- About veterans arejed its Operations Division 23. Ac- eligible to receive the payments. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and vicinity: Mostly to forego the right to strike. But' in return for accepting compulsory.stallmg_ new grade crossing signals; arbitration, workers in "essential11, industries would also be (ruaran-.announced by the state railroad and cloudy and low 25 teed a privileged status, with pen-'webouss commission in a few in the near 2Q ta ffie country, group which consisted of 13 of. sion and wage benefits going partly cloudy and 17 enlisted men and vond those prevailing in nonessen-1 Oliver A. Ossanna. commissionitinued rather cold; high in its work to other Navy tlal Industries. said word had been re-iaftemoon 42. jageDcies. OP 23's "principal func- tually, its full title was organiza- tional, research and policy divi- sion of the office of the chief of naval operations. It was headed by Captain A. A. Burke, who testified in Congress against present "Pen- tagon policy." Sherman's order dissolved the Whether such a scheme can be ceived that the city of Rochester! sold to the labor organizations re- and the Chicago Great Western' LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 mains to be seen. But the mere Railway have reached an agree-1 hours ending at 12 m. today: fact that a scheme of this sort is, ment to erect signals at 15 cross-j Maximum, 47; minimum, tions have been a statement said. The unit was said to have mapped strategy for the broad scale bar- even being considered at the White 'ings. moon, 41; precipitation, none; sun rage laid down by top Navy offl- says much about Truman's' A hearing scheduled at Roches-lsets tonight at sun rises to- cers to sensational hearings before attitude towards the evolution this afternoon on the signals: morrow at the welfare state. been canceled. Additional weather on Page 13. the Bouse armed services committee list aneously dropping 50 other classes if goods from the license require- ments formerly applied to Europe. The 50 dropped groups now may be shipped without license "in any quantity and to any destination." Materials Included The commodity iferoups designated strategic a'id banned from ship- ment except by license include: Special types of puncture-seal ruck and bus tires and tubes; re- ined industrial lubricating oils; ,rude asbestos and fibers; unmanu- actured mica; certain iron and teel mill products; some copper and bronze products; electrical gen- erators, transmission and distribu- tion apparatus; large electrical motors, accessories and parts; X- ray apparatus; many power-drivsn metal working machine tools and parts; mining and quarrying mach- inery; and oil field and refining equipment. The goods dropped entirely from license controls, no matter where shipped, include; Optical glass, glass fiber and pro- due ts; pottery; several asbestos products and some abrasives; in- dustrial conversion oil and oil-fired boilers; bauxite and other i aluminum ores; platinum ore, con- centrates, bars, ingots, sheets, wire alloys and scrap; portable electrical tools; and several types of electrical apparatus. Practically the only goods pre- viously under world-wide controls, except in the case of shipments to j Canada, were nine classes of re- j fined oils. jMissing Tot Found lAfter Night in Field Homecoming Queen And Attendants are shown In this photo (How did Noel Hoist get in as they posed this morning at Winona Senior High school. Chosen by students to reign over homecoming festivities was Arm Christensen, third from left She will be crowned during half-time ceremonies to- night by Hoist, Winhawk star end who will miss the game due to a head injury suffered earlier in the season. In the photo are, from left, Phyllis Rohrer, Raenay Redmann, Queen, Ann, Hoist, Donna Compton and Marilyn Frie. i Brainerd, Minn. -W- A lightly clad three-year-old girl who spent the night in a corn field in below freezing weather, was found by searchers today. She was describ- ed as in "fair" condition. The girl is Carol Anderson. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Anderson, farmers in the Brockway lake area seven miles north of Pine River. She is under a physician's care at Ser home. Her protection from the cold was a play dress and a light sweater. Carol had been missing since 5 p. m. yesterday. About 150 towns- men, members of the Pine River fire department, and National Guard volunteers spent the night searching timberlands tn the area. She was found by Leblie Sawyer of Backus, member of the search party, as he tramped through a com field about three quarters of mile from Anderson home.