Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 9, 1949, Winona, Minnesota
MILD TONIGHT, THURSDAY VOLUME 49, NO. 225 WINONA, MINNESOTA, WEDNESDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER FIVE CENTS PER COPY SUPPORT YOUR COMMUNITY CHEST EIGHTEEN PAGES TODAY- Union Idea Spreading In Europe By Joseph and Stewart Alsop Washington If the cabled ex- changes which led up to the cur- rent Paris meeting of the Amer- ican, British, and French foreign ministers were published, They would reveal two deeply significant facts. The first is that British For- eign Secretary Ernest Bevin takes an extraordinarily serious view of what is happening in Germany. The second fact is that Secre- tary of State Dean Acheson has now made the project for contin- ental economic union, first put for- ward by E.C.A. Chief Paul Hoff- man, the number one objective of American foreign policy. Taken to- gether, these two I'ar.ts explain what the conference is all about. The tone of Bevin's cable toj Acheson and French Foreign Mm-1 Ister Robert Schuman, proposing] the conference. Is remarkably somber. He stated flatly that the moral authority of the allies in Ger- Lewis Off C Strik i Democrats Hail Victory for O'Dwyer Defeats Marcantonio for New York Mayor By The Associated Press moral authority of the allies in uer-1 Smashing Democratic victories in New York's U. S. Senate race and many was being rapidly destroyed, in widespread city elections set President Truman and the party high And he went on to say: "We can- command chortling today over the outlook for 1950. n.uniij flnH Tnurh tn rrnw nhmif. In vpstftrdav s on-vear not afford to wait until our whole dismantling policy collapses about our ears and the Western powers are publicly humiliated in front of the Germans." BEVIN CALLED on his Ameri- can and French opposite numbers to face and deal with this deterior- ating situation before it got com- pletely out of hand. As an interim measure, he proposed that the dis- mantling program would be work- ed cut with the West German gov- ernment of Dr. Konrad Adenauer But in his cable Bevin made it clear that he considers dismant- ling of German plants only the most Immediate German issue to be aBevln called for a review of all the basic issues of allied policy in Germany a peace treaty for western Germany, German partic- ipation in the international control of the Ruhr, the relation between western Germany's economy and the rest of the continent's, and so on In short, what Bevin'has pro- posed is a root-and-branch recast- ing of Western policy in Germany. THIS IS GOING PRETTY FAR. But Acheson undoubtedly intends to go even further, as a message which he sent to Bevin shortly be- lore he left for Paris suggests. Acheson intends to discuss, not on- ly the future of Germany, but the future of Western Europe. in his message to Bevin. Acheson put tho greatest possible emphasis on continental economic union. He told Bevin that the American ?ov- ernment believed it absolutely es- sential that the economies of the Western European continental na- tions be meshed Into each other. went on t.i say that he lUlallU CI1UI LllUg WJUttJ U1C1 WIG wuwuwa. Republicans didn't find much to crow about In yesterday's off-year elections. They held on to the New Jersey governorship already had and-tossed out a Democratic mayor here and there. But they took a mauling in the day's feature political bout, in New lYork state. Democrat Herbert H. Lehman easily knocked Republican John Foster Dulles out of the TJ. S. Senate .seat Dulles had held1 down Truman Eyes Victories As Aid to Fair Deal By Sterling F. Green Washington Tru- man, once again today the lead- er of a triumphant party, welcom- ed Tuesday's election results as an endorsement of his "Fair Furthermore, Boyle said, Leh- program and an omen of Demo-1 man's victory "was only the high- t __._i___ ]__ inrn i llnti-l- nf n ifmol tvTPtlrt'1 t.Tlfl.t', WOfl McLoone Case Ruling Won't Postpone Trial District Attorney Gathers Evidence For Opening Nov. 28 La Crosse, Wis. Arnold Larson; accused of first degree murder, still is the legal husband of the woman who testified he had told her of slaying a La Crosse since la'st July. physician. I There was one, big, clear-cut is-! Circuit Judge Gerald Boileau of sue: Lehman campaigned hard for .wausau yesterday set aside the) the Truman home-front program; divorce he granted last June to! Dulles campaigned hard against it. his1 honor by the Women's Demo- cratic club of Washington, inter- preted the result as a vote of con- fidence in his "fair deal." Mr. Truman said it would have "a very decided effect on the elec- tion in 1950" when control of Con- gress is at stake. So did the Demo- cratic national chairman, William Labor Peace each With Steel Pacts M. Boyle, Jr. Sees TJ. S. Trend cratic victory in 1950. The President, jubilantly reading! cheering (light of a national trend" that won John L Lewis, right, announces that he has ordered his striking soft coal diggers back to work, at conclusion of a meeting with his United Mine Workers policy board at Chicago today. Listening are "I committed Judge Boi-j Joseph Kennedy, left, assistant to the vice-president of U.M.W., and John Owens, secretary-treasurer of TJ.M.W. (A.P. Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) petitioned to have the divorce cated. leau said. "Therefore I hold that this court was without jurisdiction to try the case at that time be- cause of inadequate service." The decision, he added, "is not important from the standpoint of criminal action." He declared that Mrs. Larson's right to testify would be deter- mined by Circuit Judge Roland Steinle of Milwaukee, when Lar- Democrats at a dinner last night, !for Democratic Mayor said the results in New York of New York city. have a very decided effect on the elections in 1950." The people then will elect all members of the House and one-third of the Senate. The G.O.P.- national chairman, Guy George Gabrielson, said in a statement that "the principles which Senator Dulles expounded ki his campaign are those which Mr. Truman saw In the returns, Imately will prevail, because also, a powerful stimulus on Con- are right." ulti- they press to enact the unfinished por- tion of his legislative program. "I want to say to you that the first session of the 81st Congress And Senator Brewster (R.-Mamel, chairman of the Senate Republican campaign committee, belittled Dem- son's trial opens November 28. At a preliminary hearing Octo- ber 31, Mrs. Larson testified her I husband .had told her he had kill- ed Dr. McLoone. The defense at that time argued that her testi- mony could not be admitted as she still was married to Larson. It was contended that the divorce papers had not been served upon Larson as required by state law, but had. been served upon his mother at I Waukon, Iowa. Judge Boileau also held that Mrs. Larson had not been a resi- dent of Wisconsin for two years, as Strength of Jap Puppet Surprising in Philippines By Spencer Davis official returns tonight put former Japanese Puppet Jose P. Laurel ahead of President Elpidio Quirino in yesterdays returns from a far greater area had the who is friendly to the United States, ou Kansas G.O.P. Senator Reed Succumbs at 78 jio weuit un -r nrst sessiuu ui uie wi.au imdfctstood thac.f'Vhrintegrat- did a remarkable job, and the sec- session of the 81st Congress is' it statement ty Acheron g0ing to do a better a major Aif.evi first reported in this ocratic rejoicing over keeping required by statutes for a dlvorcej Senate seat they have held 22 j "Their precarious control of thej Earlier yesterday the judge saidj he said at his home Larson's testimony at the! Maine, "depends upon six preliminary hearing was "improp-1 jar more doubtful than the i lar mure uuuuni-LI-I result of these elections today, they have retained in New York. The President was an irrepres-JA good professional has beaten a sible guest of honor. With every good amateur." dinner course he bounced to his In New Jersey, Gabrielson said, er" under state law as it related to a conversation between the cou- ple before their divorce papers be- came final, next June. Loss In Warehouse Fire at Chiiton Chiiton, Wis. A four-story frame of the old- est buildings in de- dinner course he bounced to ms In New Jersey, feet with a broad grin, rapped on the re-election of Republican Gov- salesman, was arrested in the microphone for attention, and ernor Alfred E. Driscoll was a blowlanous. and returned to La automobile stroyed by fire early today. nofficia party out of it. The Manila commission on elec- itions gave these Inconclusive offi- ical returns from 64 scattered mun- icipalities not including Manila, which Laurel carried: Laurel f Quirino Avelino The unofficial count was far ahead. Approximately a fifth of the votes cast had been counted in the unofficial tabula- tion. Quirino led in this county by from to votes. Laurel's showing was amazing members. an indirect drubbing to Frank cal. his the microphone for attention, anajernor Anrea c. unscou However, Acheson read the latest election returns, j at "bossism" and "Hagueism." British opposite number, new Sach rt ralsefl new cheers and Driscol] nanded a direct defeat disturbed by the applause from the crowd of cabi- to his Democratic rival. State Sena- tlve attitude net officers, party leaders and club tor Elmer H. Wene. And hejjaye tect. Active as who'backed Wene. [political seer, a reputation won in! Hague announced he is "step- his own stunning victory a year pmg asjde." At 73, he said, he has ago. reached an age when it is impos- "Here's the latest in the Leh- to on the arduous memucra. ail w Fairly early in the vote-count- Hague, the former Jersey City ma- Ing of New York's senatorial racejy0r and boss of the state Democratic which the three must come to grips in Paris. The British and to that some way must be found to strengthen the West German re- gime against the himself does not an end to apolis, and returned to La Crosse. The bullet ridden body of Dr. McLoone was found on the out- skirts of the city November 14, 1947. District Attorney John Coleman said the ruling would not affect his prosecution of Larson. Coleman said he still intends to have Mrs. Larson take the stand in the murder trial, and the legal battle over her right to testify will probably be fought all over again. He indicated he has "plenty of loss was estimated unofficially at because 'Of his war record. He over served as puppet president under The building which was leveled the Japanese. I was the old Dunke Feed Mill lo-j Four years ago he was m a Jailj cated on the Manitowoc river. and said he expected to bet was built about 100 years ago, andjshot. He was freed by amnesty. I originally operated by water power, i His political comeback from that Owned for the last several years! cell at the hands of an embittered by Mayor Jerome Fox, it has beenjpeople who even yet viciously kick used mostly for storage. [cans labeled "Made in was The fire was discovered by ajsurprising, passerby at o'clock this morn-! Quirino, on the other yttooci wj a-u ___ __ ____( Arnnrirn On thl nere s uiie lawjsv jsiDie TO "carry uii LUC aiuuwu- lrdicated he "plenty of man-Dulles he said, add-lduties.. of tne Democratic leader- He Larson, ing: "And it will be a fiasco Wt decked to reveal its nature. Lehman gets through with voters tossed out the declinea to reveal lts niuulc- The count then, as he reported i boss still in power when it, was for Republican In-jthey refused a fifth term to Demo-j mantling! propose both restore the economy of an end to dis- ter ne arew muie Hynes was temporary mayui u: fV.ar 2. revival of announcement that the New Curiey did a five months Times and New York Daily News, )rl 0 fpripral ncnitentiarv (Times and New York Daily News, Dulles supporters, concede Lehman and (Mayor William) stretch in a federal penitentiary after being convicted of mail fraud. Of particular pleasure to Demo- r orrmnmv of inauuau nuu Oj particular pleasure to ueiuu- restore the )0.Dwyer looking for clues to 1950 pros- Europe, and_to meet inese He returns indicatulg Dem-; was the fact that Democrats fears. This union ocratic victories in d fco victory in many a state- union ol tne Ttnu- rnrps in Svracuse. Bintrhamton andi .._ __j to victory in many a state- .d municipal election. New York state once again union 01 Jtal. races in Syracuse, Binghamton anai. would consist at Geneva, N. Y., and in Louisville.! ITSAS? mcS (Continued on PaEe 1, in Japan" was fav- o CIOCK ims morii-i ing. The entire structure America. On the basis; of aflame when firemen arrived. Fire- wires from the provinces sup- fighters remained at the scene un- porters tonight claimed the elec fnr him. but declined to reveal its nature. it, was for Republican a fifth term to Demo-'j-M. p j _ cumbent John Foster Dulles Mayor James M. Curley. They KBd UIIVC for former Governor another Democrat, City Clerk p bert H. Lehman. A few minutes la-John B_ Hynes. rrgSbCi Mdliuilcliiata ter he drew more cheers with_ Hvnes was temporary mayor In dnrngkirig The communists today invaded Fzech- wan province, home of Chungking, capital of the moment for the Na- tionalist government. Official dispatches said red troops of undisclosed strength had til 8 o'clock. crossed the border from Hunan pro- vince on the east, taken Siushan, 165 air miles southeast of Chung- king, and turned north toward Lungtan, 15 miles closer. the un- ion 'idea! andTndeed have been its principal continental sponsors. But Uie French fear that a union in- cluding Germany but Chiding Britain would be dominated in the end bv Germany. As for the Brit- ish th'ev want no part of the union for themselves, and furthermore most of the British policy-makers privately consider the whole to nut it mildly, "unrealistic. Thus a kind of circular impasse between the three major Western nations hns come into being. It Is this impasse which is occupying i Acheson. Bevin and Schuman m; Paris Certainly it will not Oe; broken in a mere two or three davs But at least the fact of the widening breach between the three allies is being faced, and the at- tempt to deal with it has begun. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and vicinity Partly cloudv and mild tonight and Thurs- dav. "Low tonight 50 in the city. 461 in "the country. High Thursday LOCAL WEATHER i Official observations for the 241 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 64: minimum, 37: noon 62: precipitation, none; suni sets 'tonight at sun rises to- morrow at Additional weather on Page 14. Firemen Search Rubble after an explosion blew out the wall and ceiling of the J. W. Speaker Cor- poration tire repair kit manufacturing plant at Milwaukee yesterday. One woman was killed and five persons hurt in the blast, the cause of which has not been determined. Wirephoto to The Repub- lican-Herald.) German Role In Unified Europe Drawn Western world's) big three ministers met today toj draft Germany's role in an econ-j omically unified Europe. The foreign ministers of France, Britain and the United States be- gan their talks, in the French for- eign ministry on proposals from the new west German regime which might: 1. Lay the foundation for a Fran- co-German reconciliation a turn- ing point in modern European his- tory. 2. End the technical state of war still existing between west Ger- many and the three Western allied powers. 3. Give Germany a definite part in Europe's future political and (economic co-ordination, including at least associate membership in the Council of Europe, the 12 na- tion parliamentary body working for a united continent. British and French officials said the Bonn regime's proposals cov- ered revisions of the present three- power occupation statute which at present subordinates the west Ger- man civil government to the oc- cupying nations. The proposals offered by the Ger- mans also included a project for ending of the present program of dismantling German industrial sore point to the Ger- lans. Thus, there will be four nations at the three-power talks. Germany will be represented only in the form of written recom- mendations to begin with, but later in the week a high German official may come to Paris. tion for him. The governor of Occidental Ne- advised Quirino province led Senator Clyde M. Reed Parsons, Kan. Republican Senator Clyde M. Reed who fash- ioned three successful careers- politics, newspaper publishing and Ching to Continue Talks on Contract Possibilities By Norman Walker Washington L. Lewis suddenly called off the coal strike today, restoring a fair measure of labor peace to the nation. He left the threat of a possible new walkout at the end of this month. But his back-to-work or- der, coming atop the still-continu- ing piecemeal ending of the steel strike, stirred hopes of government officials that the country is settl- ing back into a period of high- level industrial activity. Cyrus Ching, Federal Mediation director, said he would go ahead anyway with his plans for a joint meeting tomorrow with soft coal operators. It was called to explore possibilities of ending the strike. Now it will be aimed at finding an agree- ment on a new working contract. Told of the Lewis order. Presi- dential Press Secretary Charles G. Ross said: "That's good." That was the only immediate White House comment. The Interstate Commerce com- mission said it is keeping in ef- fect, for the time being at least, its order for a 25 per cent cut in coal-burning passenger train serv- ice. Order Unexpected Lewis' order, announced in Chi- cago apparently caught Washing- ton officialdom by surprise. Lewis said the United Minn Workers union was making "an- other contribution of great mag- nitude to enhance the remote pos- sibility of agreement (on a new contract) being reached." But why would a coal strike end 'enhance" chances for a new coal contract? It was known that the government was considering set- ting up a fact-finding board em- powered to suggest settlement terms to Lewis' pay-welfare de- mands. A condition to establishing any such fact-finding board outside the scope of the Taft Hartley law's provisions, like the one President Truman named in the steel pen- sion dispute, would be that Lewis send his men back to work. Thus the order for the miners to go back to work until Novem- ber 30 may be a prelude to White House action naming a coal fact board. Miners Distressed But Lewis may have called off the strike merely because his men and their families were going hun- gry because of their long idleness. Lewis' strategy also may be to let his men go back to work un- til the rest of (lie steel industry signs up with Philip Murray, head of the C.I.O. and the steel strik- ers. That seemed to be a near-at- hand possibility. The giant U. S. Steel Corpora- night. railway died last The 78-year-old senator from tion is arranging for possible peace talks with Murray tomor- row. The other bigger producers already have reached an agree- ment, The resumption of coal mining will send back to work thousands me Kiuiwi Wjjj send back to wortt tnousanas Kansas apparently succumbed to a Qf men who have been Vioort. at.tar.k. He collapsed while that by to; votes. Senator TornasAabi-5escendto a stair hjs cut in service li in Lana province on Mindanao Iound ftt the footib lnceoaf.burnlng trains led to the island wired Quirino he was ahead fcy m8 railroad men. psed wnea'ldoff, his home.! and a maid. He just left the hospital last week after suffering from influenza. Reed was elected to the United States Senate in 1938 and re-elected states oenare in looo Meanwhile fnuip Murray, neaa 01 in 1944. His term was scheduled to the c j o ancj ite striking steelwork- expire January 3, 1951. union, was meeting success in His death trimmed the number having steel firms match the terms of Senate 'Republicans temporarilyjhe flrst. obtained ten days SRO from to 42. However, a Republican prob- ably will be named to succeed him. there by a margin. Sporadic shootings accounted for 26 dead and 40 wounded in the election. There was an unconfirm- ed report 78 more members of Laurel's Naclonalista party on Min- danao had been slain by Quirino's civilian guards. U. S., Britain; French Chiefs Confer at Paris Paris foreign Hauling coal is one of the big jobs railroads do. When coal produc- tion stops, the men who move it also are thrown out of work. Meanwhile Philip Murray, head of he first obtained ten days SRO from Bethlehem Steel Corporation. Republic Steel, the third of the aoiy wui ue imuicu w iCepUDllC Liie uiiiu vi Kansas Governor Frank Carlson, firms having settled with Mur- who will make the appointment, was deiaying a return to full also is a Republican. jsteel production. It was explained When the Senate returns in it has less than a three weeks uary there will be 53 Democrats ,coal and 43 G.OJP. members, assumingj TJ. s. Steel Corporation, produc- Carlson appoints a Republican, !er Of almost a third of the nation's Reed spent 30 years in the railway mall service before entering news- paper work and politics. He began as a clerk. Whan he quit to manage and publish the Parsons Sun, a daily reviewing "a wide range of sub- an American official report- There were indications that Bri- tish Foreign Secretary Ernest Be- vin raised }he question of China and that French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman brought up the problem of French Indochina, on China's border. Bevin has been re- ported planning to tell the French and Americans Britain wants to recognize China's communist gov- ernment. Schuman told reporters: "This morning we set up our agenda. We will talk about Germany and other things. Certainly about. Chi- na." He added he. expected the conference would end tomorrow night. Bevin, Schuman and U. S. Sec- retary of State Dean Acheson scheduled a second meeting for late afternoon, to take up propos- als received from Konrad Adenau- er, chancellor of the west Ger- man government. steel output, was reported ready- ing a peace Offer for Murray pat- paper wuiti. HJ.IU vviii-ioo. terned on the pension insurance as a clerk. Whan he quit to managejtgrjus accepted by the other big iu. firms. This would mean U. S. Steel's abandoning its position that workers pay part of pension costs. At least half a dozen other steel firms were dickering with Mur- ray's union on strike-end terms. Barkley's Bride To Have Hollywood Designed Trousseau Hollywood Vice-president Alben Barkley's bride-to-be will have a Hollywood-designed trous- seau, although apparently she doesn't know it. Mrs. Carleton S. Hadley in St. Louis denied reports that her wed- ding gown and going-away outfits were being created by a Hollywood designer. At the same time, the designer was busy designing and making the In the Senate, Reed, a white- haired husky man, was considered an expert on transportation mat- ters. He was the ranking member of the Interstate Commerce com- mittee and an appropriations com- mittee member. Rail rates and farm legislation gained a major share of his atten- tion He also was a strong advocate of the bipartisan foreign policy. Reed had a stormy career in Kan- sas politics. He first entered public life in 1919 as private secretary to Governor Eenry J. Allen. He served as Kansas governor from 1S29 to 1S31. He lost the Republican nomi- nation for a second term. Reed was publisher of the Par- sons Sun at the tune of his death. His son, Clyde Reed, Jr.. is man- ager. He was the senior senator from He was the senior senator irom was ousy desiguiug mm juajuug uie Kansas, Andrew F schoeppel, elect- ensembles. Mrs. Hadley apparently ed last year, is the other Sunflower I ordered her clothes from Montal- state senator. fashionable St. Louis depart- Funeral arrangements are incom- ment store, Montaldo gave the pjete. order to the Hollywood designer.