Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 6, 1948, Winona, Minnesota
VOLUME 48, NO. 223 WINOHA, MINNESOTA, SATURDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER FIVE CENTS PER COPY FOURTEEN PAGES ark ley Promises Clamp on Prices 7 Killed by Crazed Man Republican-Herald photo School Football fans are a hardy breed. Pictured above are three unidentified Winhawk rooters who braved a chining downpour last night to sit through a thrilling final home game for the high school eleven. These young fans were among almost persons who saw Coach Eddie Spencer's team cap its season with a 12 to 0 victory over Albert Lea at Jefferson field. The two girls are huddled under an umbrella, while the boy scoffed at the rain snug as a bug in his waterproof Navy parka. Almost an inch of rain fell here during the period from noon yesterday to 7 a. m, today. It was the second con- secutive day with rain totaling an inch. (Details of the football game will be found on the sports page.) The Alsops Victorious Truman Changed By Joseph and Stewart Aisop Washington Harry S. Truman's reaction to his own triumph is per- haps the most important single fac- tor in the American political future at the moment. Already it is evident, Northwest Glove Gets Army Contract testi- those from the mony of close to him, that victory against Pair Ordered; Means Jobs for More Northwest Glove Company, Inc., 05 Main street, has been awarded a Army Quartermaster con- ract, W. G. Wainwright, president, announced today. Production of pairs of all-leather gloves will begin Mon- day, he said, and will be completed ident. Determina- tion and self- as- surance have re- placed the humility of the old Tru- man, who used to complain that he had never wanted the presidency, was unprepared for it and mus't all the odds haslm a year- Approximately 50 per very the production capacity o] changed the P'ant wil1 be devoted to the government contract, the remainder being devoted to civilian orders. The personnel buildup for the work on the contract has begun, and shortly the firm will be em- ploying between 85 and 90 persons. utterly depend on the help of others, roll. The word "mandate" is being used around the White House with Presently about 40 are on the pay- some freedom, as is reasonable. The To Use Nylon Thread The glove to be produced is a dark brown horsehide driving and Northern Area Duck Hunting Date Moved Up Washington Minnesota duck hunters today had a four- day extension of their season, authorized last night by Presi- dent Truman on recommenda- tion of the Fish and Wildlife service. Shooting was extended four days in the northwestern two- thirds of the state to com- pensate for the shutdown or- dered recently by the Minnesota executive council when extreme drouth conditions brought added fire hazards. The season, which would have ended in the state tonight, is thus extended through Wednes- day. President, feeling that he has won i dress glove, which will be standard ills mandate from the people by his issue for Army officers and enlist-i own unaided efforts, IMS already led men. They will be sewn with I... let it be known that he meansinylon thread, a relatively new sew- Warren AuStin to fight hard to put his programing material in the glove field, and into effect. Before November 2, his will have a webbing strap and language was often strong, but on the back. to match j pina! government inspection will his words. A different pattern is now to be expected. In the domestic field, the result should be political drama almost verging on melodrama. Among other! points included in the presidential be at the plant here. Packing In- structions include directions for shipping pair directly over- seas Winona. The contract secured by the Wi- mandate are repeal of the Hartley act. t jnona firm is part of a purchase "ithe Quartermaster purchasing office a year Winona Shares Order The Winona share of the produc- housing, education and welfare le- gislation and a broad extension of social security. Adding the vote for Truman to the vote for is about 26 per cent, and con- governors, Senators and of the small size gloves. At a tives, there can be little doubt'Chicago opening in September it bid that a majority of the voters, a11 three sizes, proved to be pecially in the Korth. want thejthe lowest bidder on the small size President to through if he c The fact that all bids opened have provided for a produc- >f pairs of a year is an indication of the com- a nature of the award made Soldiers' Bonus Gains Support Minneapolis Hopes of those who favor the soldiers' bonus amendment voted on last Tuesday rose today. Latest compilations from 511 of precincts, showed in favor of the amend- ment and against it. To carry the proposal needs a majority of all votes cast, not only those cast on the amend- ment. Those who did not vote on the amendment, in effect, voted against it. Definite word whether the amendment passed wiii await the meeting of the canvassing board which will determine the total vote cast. The amendment authorizes the legislature to set up a bonus for World War IE vete- rans. Both the amount of the bonus and the method of rais- ing money to pay it are left to the legislature. Peace Rumors Rife As China Leaders Meet Shoots Self After Battle With Police Four Wounded in Gun Fight at Chester Pa. Chester, Pa. Seven per- sons were shot to death, and four others wounded today by a man who then shot himself to death when trapped by police in a near- by house, Police Chief Andrew J. Desmond, Jr., reported. Desmond said witnesses told him the man, a Negro, leaped from an automobile in the downtown Bethel court section, and fatally wounded! Ellery Purnsley, a city detective! who was on his way to work. As bystanders rushed to the aid of the detective, Desmond said, the man opened fire, killing six other persons and wounding four more. The Negro, yet unidentified, then fled to the second floor of a near- by house where police converged on him opening fire with submachine guns, shotguns and tear gas Samuel Hill, about 45, of Chester, fell with a bullet through his Oil-Covered Canadian Lake Trap for Wild Ducks By Harold K. Milks of peace moves grew in volume in Nanking today but no responsible official would say that .Chiang Kai-shek's government was even considering seeking a negotiated settlement of the Chinese civil war. The approach of at least three red columns to Pengpu, midway be- tween Suchow and the Yangtze river, raised fresh reports that the national government would abandon ts efforts to win the war through! fighting and would coalition government President Chiang would obviously not figure. Unofficial Report The return to Nanking of Gen- eral Chang Chili-Chung, member Montreal Thousands of wild ducks, bogged down on their southward fligh't by oil- soaked wings, became the object yesterday of a mass dry-clean- ing. The ducks, some of them, were trapped last week by oil and bilge water dumped from fog-bound freighters in the Lake St. Peter section of the St. Lawrence river. Sole remaining hope for the birds appeared to rest on the strength of a solvent agent new- ly developed in the United States, supplied by the Audubon Society of New York. Experiments on five of the ducks brought to McGill uni- versity proved fruitless. Zoo- logical and museum authorities bathed the birds and washed their wings in various chemi- cal and soap-and-water solu- tions. But the oily slime could not be removed from the feathers. The birds had to be destroyed. Officials of the federal re- sources department, headed by Dr. Oliver Hewitt, set out for Lake St. Peter, 65 miles east of Montreal. Because of heavy fog that cut visibility to less than ten feet, the party could do little more most of the day than examine the oil slick. Dr. Hewitt said he hopes to bring the ducks to shore in huge nets and then start the long task of cleaning them. If the new preparation is inef- fective, the ducks will die thousands of them. Congress Expected To Back President heart. He died ten minutes later in Chester hospital. An unidentified man was fatally wounded through the head. Other victims were not identified imme- diately. Descriptions of the frantic street scene during the shooting varied considerably with some witnesses reporting the man fired from the house while others said he Jumped from a car and began shooting. Police reserves were rushed into the area and terrorized residents 0fiDemocrats wm be.in contro1 of tne By William F. Arbogast Congress elected Tuesday is expected to much smoother sledding to President Truman's New Dea program, battered, and often ignored by the Republican 80th Congress. That program is topped by such things as broader social security coverage, antidiscrimination bills, public housing public health insurance and federal aid for education. All these measures had been op- posed in the past by many of the lawmakers who went down to defeat in this week's voting. Those hold- overs who had been influential in blocking the President will be in a much weaker position now, for with General George C. Marshall of the United States and commun- st leader Chou-En-Lai of the old jeace "committee of result- d in a flood of claims that he would soon be appointed premier with instructions to seek peace with he reds. Another report, which, like all of he others, was completely lacking in official confirmation, said Chiang rould travel abroad, leaving vice- resident Li-Tsung-Jen in charge tiring the period of negotiation. Chart Future Regardless of these reports it was i certain that China's future was be- the neighborhood scrambled to as officers poured shots Into agree to 6a! the building, in which I state ponce reserves were called 'but before they arrived the man was found dead in the second floor room where he had barricaded himself. Some victims of the shooting walked several blocks to the hos- pital unaided. the effects of a law-making machinery. Ousted from the Senate by the electorate were such opponents of Mr. Truman's legislation as Ball Dworshak Rever- comb (W. Robertson Buck Brooks and Wil- son of the defeated Repub- licans only Cooper (Ky.) gave the much support. New Faces In the places of these senators when the 81st Congress convenes next January 3 will be Democrats Douglas Chapman (Ky.) Weckler Kidnap Suspect Held Jefferson, Wis. Jefferson County Sheriff Roland J. Gibson said flatly today that a man Is be- ing held in jail for questioning In the disappearance of Georgia Jean Weckler. A report that someone was in cus- tne tax-writing ways and means Budget Deficit Nay Be Less Than Expected By Charles Molony Tru- Extension of Rent Control On Program Labor Law Changes And Aid to Europe, China Also Sought By Jack Belt Washington Business ticed this two-edged forecast today 35' Alben W. Barkley: The 81st Congress will put some legal clamps on prices, but "honest business" need have no fears. The vice-president elect, who will head the new Senate, lifted the lid slightly on the administration's legislative plans shortly after at- tending President Truman's first cabinet meeting since their election triumph. The Kentucky senator made these other news conference predictions: 1. There will be speedy re- vision of the Taft-Hartlcy act to brinjf it more in line with the New Deal's Wagner labor law. 2. Rent controls due to expire March 4, will be extended. 3. Sufficient appropriations will be provided to "carry on the work" of the European recovery program, 4. "Any need China has for further assistance" will get pro- per consideration. Barkley wouldn't speculate on the possibility that the President will ask funds to help rebuild the armies of European nations outside the Russian orbit. Nor would he guess whether Mr. Truman will ask again for an excess profits tax or. business. When a newsman asked if Bark- ley couldn't give some assurances that business will not face future the vice-president elect replied: "I don't know what reforms they are afraid of." The reporters mentioned the plunge of stock prices in Wall street. Not Unfair to Business "Oh, Wall Barkley said, T thought you were asking me about business. I don't see what business has to worry about. Cor- porations made after taxes last all-time peak. Business is "doing pretty well. There was nothing in our cam- paign I may call it that was unfair'to business, hon- est business, that is." He added man takes another look today atjthat ..honest' has nothing one prediction he hopes will be wrong his August forecast of a budget deficit. To help figure out how much it may cost you to keep the country peaceful pledged, and Mr prosperous as Truman called he In Frear Humphrey Budget Director James Webb for Gillette Neely (W. conference. Hunt and Miller There is nothing in the record of those who have held public office previously to indicate that Mr. Tru- man can expect anything but. co- operation from them, in general. Getting down to business Im- mediately after yesterday's gala homecoming celebration, the Pres- ident laid new stress on his cam- paign promises to do his best to keep the nation from going into as Knutson chairman of cold. tody was discounted yesterday by WEATHER FEDEKAL FORECASTS Winona and vicinity: Clearing and cooler tonight. Sunday fair anff con- tinued cool. Low tonight 34 in the city and 30 in the country; high Sunday 50. Chiang. N came from his office. But other officials but Gibson did persons said among those at the meeting were Premier Wong Wen- not deny It specifically. Gibson said "the man Is being Hao, former Premier Chang Chun, held until we can check a couple regarded as Chiang's top trouble of things he told us Friday after- shooter, Chang Chih-Chung, cen- tral bank governor O. K. Yul, for- eign minister Wang Shih-Chieh and General Pai Chung-Hsi. The suggestion that Chiang take a trip abroad to allow his tOCAL WEATHER noon." Eight-year-old Georgia Jean dis- appeared while en route to her farm home near Fort Atkinson May 1, 1947 after attending school. No trace of her has been found. Uford Sen- hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 55; minimum, 41; noon, ill. J.1U1 I Jl, vllHj LUC i UAH, jn. no put this program'and now has been designated PreclP'tation 98; can. jone of those winning contracts. 9'si' sun r at 6.51, THE WOKD FROM the Additional weather on page 11. House is that he "will do damnedest." and his damnedest will: undoubtedly result in nates to salvage what they can nett, convicted murderer and con- from the military and economic Ifessed rapist, made a statement to Official observations for the 24 wreck Of the nation remained a District Attorney Garity to the ef- feet that he and an unnamed .ac- complice had abducted the girl and thrown her body ino a channel of the Wisconsin river at Blue river after she died of an overdose of House casualties included such Re- the hole financially, publican foes of Truman legislation! He ordered the budget records hauled out before leaving tomor- row on a two-week vacation in Key West, Fla. Mr. Truman and his budget chief also will have on hand the latest prescription for treating high prices and inflation, offered by the President's council of economic ad- visers. No exact remedy will be proposed until after the new Democratic controlled Congress takes over committee; McDowell a lead- ing figure on the House un-Ameri- can activities committee; Ploeser chairman of the small busi- ness committee; Harness Gearhart Chencweth Vail Busbey Meade Reeves Buffett Bender Gross and several score others. Taking the places of many of these January 3, but indications are itj in 'her Jwa'r will be lawmakers who in the past will contain about the same have supported Roosevelt-Truman inflation ingredients which the 80th I to fear from Congress. Mr. Truman talked quite a bit during the campaign about Wall street. He had a lot to say about "gluttons of which he did not Identify very specifically. Barkley said he wants to keep on as majority leader until January 20, when he will be inaugurated as vice-president. Senator Scott Lucas (D.-I11.) is expected to succeed him as Democratic leader. Russia Charges Greece Will Use Poison Gas Paris Russia charged to- day that Greece, with the knowl- edge of the United Britain, is preparing States and use poison communist proposals. Among them are Woodhouse with Congress of really epic propor- tions. If it were not for the civil to Northwest Glove. During the war Northwest Glove rights program, he might dragoon! also completed several government enough southern Democrats into line contracts. pass most of his program withj B some help fronv the more progres-1 sive Republicans. The election of -I D_ such men as Paul Douglas of nij-iDOuy OT DOY nois and Hubert Humphrey of Min- nesota has greatly strengthened the liberal Democratic element. The! progressive Republicans will have l_ noted the election results and adaqi- i'" ed their behavior accordingly. But! the Truman commitments on civil! Niagara, body of rights insure that all but suchla 12-year-old boy was found hang- southerners as Lister Hill and a woodshed here yesterday tes Kefauver will' remain at wariwith a magazine illustration with the White House. He hal alof the lynching of a cattle rustler O'Brien and Rabaut James J. Delaney (N. Y.) Barrett, Green and Granahan (Pa.) Biemiller Doyle and Bailey (W. Others among ;he newcomers have no past-voting y of them replaced vigorous Truman opponents. Through shifting of committee control from Republicans to Demo- crats, administration supporters will hold the key spots In both the Sen- ate and the House. Taft Steps Down In the Senate, Thomas (Utah) is slated to replace Taft (Ohio) as head of the labor committee, while paper, not a real Congressional ma- jority. The word is already being passed, however, that the post-election Tru- lying nearby. Marinette County Sheriff Donald W. John said young Robert Dale Forsey himself ac- man will deal with Congress in an cidentally while experimenting. Be- entirely new way. His old system the magazine of western iras to bundle all his recommenda- to tne hansing ffius- tions into one vast message, and then stand on this rather meaning- less written record to which Con- gress paid no attention whatever. The new system will be to Insist on the mandate; to follow the for- tunes of each individual piece of legislation; to seek actively to mo- (Continned on Page 7, Column 1.) ALSOPS tration several "lurid" comic books were found in the woodshed, said I John. The sheriff reported no evidence of foul play. The boy was found hanging from a rafter of the woodshed in his back yard when his mother sent another son to look for the lad. Robert was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Forsey. j favorite subject of private discus- sions in Nanking. But there was no one to say whether any members of the government were willing to take the proposal directly to the Hayden (Ariz.) replaces Brooks (Dl.) at the rules committee helm. Even more significant are changes In House committee leadership. (Ky.) takes over (Mich.) becomes chairman of labor In place of Hartley (N. Celler (N. Y.) takes over judiciary from Michener Sabath (111.) re- rules; Wood (Ga.) succeeds Thomas Iaad (N. J.) as chairman Doughton (N. C.) takes over ways and means from Knutson On all committees, numerical su- periority shifts from Republicans to The election also may mean fresh efforts by a group of House Repub- licans who call themselves to obtain a stronger voice In party's leadership. ance before and failed, but they be- lieve they have a better chance now. Only by changing HER P P EnrUah bnfl imp, ceto sympathy from mistress, VirrfnU MMK, mfter hufaig InmtU at Amrell MoaqrUl Anteri Hoapitatfa Boston ftey say, can the Republican party lope to regain, control of Congress. Congress refused to order. The economic report was under stood to be accompanied by thi (Continued on Page 3, Column 8. BUDGET State Departments Ignore Budget Law In Wisconsin Madison, Wis. Governor Oscar Rennebohm said yesterday that 12 state departments had fail- ed to submit budget requirements by November 1 for the 1949-50 bi- ienium, in accordance with Wiscon- law- Although no departments mentioned, the governor said he planned to investigate why legal requirements were not met. All but one1 budget request was higher than current appropriations, "at" the head 'of mostly because of higher payroll 'and material costs, E. C. Giessel, budget director said. Banking Com- missioner Guerden Matthews asked only instead of an- nually. Director of Purchases F. X. Rlt- ger estimated his office would need an increase from In 1947- 49 to to meet a growing administrative burden and Increased printing costs. Governor Rennebohm said he was interested in consolidation of certain services conducted by de- partments and individual con- tracts. Hearings will be continued Mon- day, Tuesday and Wednesday. I Andrei Y. Vishinsky, Soviet depu- ty foreign minister, told the 58- member United Nations political committee the Greek government is out to destroy the rebels "by any means, including toxic gases." The east-west battle of words was in full swing again with the resumption of debate on a U. N. committee's charge that Greece's communist neighbors violated her borders. As the debate reopened, another Russian bloc delegate taunted U. S. Delegate John Foster Dulles on the Republican defeat In the U. S. elections, and charged the United States with having dreams Vishinsky said Greece's delegate o the United Nations, Paaayotis Pipinelis, has shown "he was well acquainted with toxic and that "this Is no accident." "And without any compunction, his government, with the itnowl- edge of the United States and were Britain, Is preparing to take such Vishinsky added. Before Vishmsky spoke, Pipinelis had asked for the floor to reply to previous attacks on him by the Russian delegate. He said Vishinsky "treated me in more or less courte- ous terms, since he called me ig- norant or badly brought up." Pipinelis said there were no re- pressive measures in Greece today except against those who take up arms against the nation. Then he said that there was "manifest proof of collusion" between the rebels and Yugoslavia in the exist- ence of a Yugoslav broadcast serv- ice for the guerrillas, Pipinelis begged for moral sup- port for his government from the U. N. and asked the condemnation of Yugoslavia, Bulgaria and Al- bania. He said Greece particularly approves of U. N. observers on her lorders.