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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 11, 1949, Winona, Minnesota RAIN TONIGHT, COLDER SATURDAY SUPPORT YOUR COMMUNITY CHEST VOLUME 49, NO. 227 WINONA, MINNESOTA, FRIDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 11, 1949 FIVE CENTS PER COPY TWENTY PAGES Republican-Herald photo Hotel Winona Had Its Welcome Mat out today when the 170 hotel owners, managers and other officials opened their two-day Minnesota Hotel association meeting. Shown in the photo is Dwight S. Chappell, president of the Winona Hotels, Inc., and a vice-president of the association, as he welcomed Mark Ocken, Minneapolis, secretary of the association, and Rush McAllister, Minneapolis. A highlight of today's activities will be the "Pie 'n Ear" banquet and costume ball at the hotel in the evening. TODAY- Dulles Loss May Not Hurt Dewey By Joseph and Stewart Alsop Washington On Wednesday morning, after Herbert- Lehman had knocked the tar out of John Foster Dulles in the New York senatorial contest, one of Governor Thomas E. Dewey's ablest hench- men summed up his conclusions. "It kind of looks this morning as though they liked the welfare -state." he said wryly, but without any noticeable gloom. The lack of gloom may be sim-1 Minneapolis. 170 Hotel Officials Here for Session By Hal Ely More than 170 hotel managers and owners and their wives were greeted at Hotel Winona by official host Dwight S. Chappell and his staff as they arrived jfor the annual Minnesota Hotel association con- vention in Winona today and Sat------------------------------------------------ urday. Mayor Cy Smith welcomed the visitors to the city of Winona ati "brunch" served this morning in ;he Flamingo room. It was followed jy a response from Morgan O. Nichols, president of the association and also president of Hotel Nicollet, ply explained. For the odd fact is that the sad fate of Dewey's friend and protege, Dulles, is likely actually to strengthen Dewey's in- fluence In the This Is because the nature of Dul- les' campaign for the Senate thor- oughly exploded the charge, hurled at Dewey by the Republican right wing, that his "me-tooism" In 1948 At p. m. Miss Virginia Saf- ford, Minneapolis newspaper colum- nist, showed movies and talked on "Europe as I've Seen It." Miss Saf- ford recently returned from Europe after completing a tour with Miss) Albany, N. Y. cost the Republicans House. For there was not the slightest Dewey Promises Cut in New York State Budget America, Bebe Shopp. Tourist Dollars Governor I Thomas E. Dewey promises that (New York state's next budget will She stated during her talk that be lower than this year's Europeans crave American outlay, an all-time high. the White dollars more than any other type of aid we might give them because there were no the money. Furthermore, his administration "will oppose any new taxes vig Dewey said yesterday. taint of me-tooism about Dulles'., campaign. Indeed, Dulles took a! Miss Saiford draws the He intends to cut the operating stand well to the right of Senator that Italy Is today the .tourists' par- cost of state government, he add- Japs Threaten To'Walk Out' On Peace Treaty Plan to Bolt Parley if Terms Are Unsatisfactory By Tom Lambert Tokyo Minister Shi- geru Yoshida stirred Japanese po- litical circles today with the state- ment Japan may walk out on the peace conference If allied terms are disadvantageous. The remark 'was made in the upper house of 'Parliament the House of an In-: terrogation by members. Itj brought an immediate request! from the cabinet for a transcript of his statement. The transcript showed Yoshida said: "A peace treaty Is a right so long as it is a treaty. We can demand a right. If the peace terms are disadvantageous to Japan -we can walk out, as they term It, of (from) the conference, or just decline the peace treaty." The cabinet secretariat said the transcript was requested by that body because Yoshida's speech "was worded too strongly" and the cabinet wanted to see "the transcribed version in order to re- vise some words." A Japanese foreign office offi- cial termed Yoshida's remarks. "an unfortunate mistake at this! time." The official said Yoshida spoke as prime minister and not as foreign minister, a portfolio he holds also. Yoshida also was quoted by Kyo- do news agency as saying he would reserve an answer on the point of establishing foreign military bases in Japan after a treaty had been signed. The prime minister was quoted further as saying Japan had "no freedom of choice" ..on the ques- tion of whether a treaty Is con- cluded with only the western allies or whether Russia would partici- pate. "A separate peace with only the Western he was quoted as saying, "may be considered as a way leading to the 'all peace' with all of the wartime Allies. Whichever it might be, it is better to have peace with a small num- ber of nations than to have no peace at all.' After saying Japan had no choice In this matter, Yoshida contra- dicted himself somewhat, Kyodo said, by adding the Japanese "gov- ernment will only decide its policy when it faces the problem con-i cretely." i Kyodo later reported the foreign Truman Renews Request For New Civil Rights Law Robert A. Taft. He was both morejadlse. "There are more hotels specific In his denunciations of the j the Cote d' Azur, Mediterranean Truman administration and all area, than in the whole state "Where Are The said Earl Smith when he was serenaded today at his 'home by the American Legion Drum and Bugle corps. Smith, a World War I veteran, was a bugler in the original Winona corps from 1925 to 1928 and here he tries the bugle again. The majorettes were there, as was the Marine Corps league firing squad, but he wanted the majorettes on the picture. Smith was con- fined to his home, 524 West Wabasha street, for over 15 years, but this summer he was able to take auto- mobile rides again. Two of his friends from the original corps, -which took tenth place in the national convention in Philadelphia in 1926, are with Smith in this picture. From right to left, standing to his rear, are Frank Mertes, drummer In 'the original and present corps; H, D. Cory, director of both corps; Fred King and John LaBarre, members of the current corps. Seated by Smith Is Mayor Cy Smith, his brother and a corp member. Republican-Herald photo U. S. Steel Plan For Pensions Being Accepted Pittsburgh Settlement of works, and more conservative, than any Republican "candidate in a great industrial state in recent history. Moreover, this was a re- sult ot his own decision. DEWEY AT FIRST counselled Dulles against running. He told Dulles'that he feared the campaign might destroy Dulles' future use- itself suggests that Dewey does not regard his own political career as at an end. When of. she said. the present time the Italians, especially In and near Rome, are preparing for an expected two mil- lion pilgrims to the Vatican this next she continued. Blames Operators office asked It to delete Yoshida's quotation but agency officials said Dewey made these pledges at a I they were planning to publish it. news conference following a meet- ing with chairmen of the legisla- ture's fiscal committees and John E.. Burton, state budget director. Senator Walter J. Mahoney of Buffalo, new head of the Senate finance committee, was one of the leaders of a Republican revolt in Earlier Yoshida himself had ask- ed newsmen to "forget" his phrase about a. "walk out." But he offer- ed no objection to the point Japan Dickmann Stone Food Editor forithe 1949 legislature against plans the Indianapolis Star-News had to raise taxes for food counselor for John P Harding1 year fay The proposed Restaurant and Market Company. followed with a talk, "Eatltorially tax increase was reduced by Dulles nevertheless decided "I Mahoney has been mentioned make the race. Dewey jj-j accused hotel operators oflprominently as a possible G.O.P him all-out support, on the under-jgjoss failure in advertising their (candidate for governor next year, standing that Dulles would be facilities properly. Whether Dewey will seek the nom- own political strategist: Dulles j "American hotels lead the Indus-! ination for re-election is uncertain, would "do it his own way." when it comes to food prepare-! Dewey had held a news confer- whatevcr stand he saw fit on thejtion equipment and in recent yearsience before the meeting. At that major issues. jhav? taken the lead in food quality, I conference, he said he was "deter- The result was a neat dem-jbut they have failed to inform the] mined" to balance the 1950-51 bud- onstration of everything Dewey] public of this fact.' could decline to sign a disadvan- tageous treaty. Japanese call Incidents like this "slips of the tongue." Sometimes they appear accidental. On other occasions they obviously are trial ballons. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and vicinity: Rain or drizzle tonight continuing as lighti B-29 Crashes At Indianapolis Indianapolis A B-29 crash- ed and burned today about ten miles west of Indianapolis. It was not known immediately whether anyone was killed. One of the survivors, Lieutenan: the strike against the giant UnitedjErnest Nation of Roswell, N. M. States Steel Corporation that at least seven or eight of the dozen aboard parachuted. Weather Mild Over Nation By The Associated Press __.___ Temperatures again were on the the negotiating committee later. side today over wide areas only a formality today. Legal talks continued on an agree- ment reportedly fashioned after the Bethlehem peace plan which cracked industry's fight against free insur- ance and pensions. The CJ.O. United Steeiworkers 35-man negotiating committee stood by at a hotel ready to act on the settlement. President Philip Mur- ray took part in closed door hud- dles with corporation and union officials. Murray was expected to go before I Martial Law Quiets Rioting In Colombia Bogota, Colombia Pre- election fighting was reported sub- Prejudice Hit In Armistice Day Address Unknown Soldier Symbol of Faith, President Declares By Ernest B. Vaccaro Washington President Tru- man vigorously renewed his cell for passage of civil rights laws today, saying they are needed to overcome "discrimination and injustice." "In view of the fundamental faith of this country and the clear lan- guage of the Constitution, I do not see how we can do otherwise than adopt such Mr. Tru- man declared in an Armistice day speech at a meeting of the National Conference of Christians and Jews. The President noted that 'just a few hours before he had laid a wreath on the grave of the Urs- known Soldier. "No American knows, and no real American he said, "whether that man was a Catholic, a Jew or a Protestant, or what his origin and color were." Symbol of Unity "That the grave of the Unkown Soldier symbolises our faith and our unity." Mr. Truman indicated that pas- sage of civil rights legislation might do much to spike criticism of the United States by "our enemies" j abroad. "The first step of every enemy jof this country has always been to attempt to separate the different strands of faith and belief out of which this nation has been he asserted. "Our enemies have always tried to set group against group, faith against faith to create prejudice and to spread hate and distrust among our people." And he appeared to be referring to the same "enemies" when he said: "The task of achieving greater justice and freedom will be long and difficult. The beliefs on which we have founded our form of gov- ernment, and our hope of a better siding in most parts of Colombia 'world, are under attack. Freedom Violated Sg, 'U' President Mariano Ospina Perez' are being deliberately violated and Conservative party said "the vio- 1 suppressed. Men and women are today as troops held the country under virtual martial ,aw. lence against authorities and citi- zens now has found the necessary dike." Ospina on Wednesday pro- claimed a state of siege, a modi- fied version of martial law, and placed troops at strategic points being systematically persecuted for their religious beliefs. Campaigns are being waged to turn religion Into a tool of the state. "These things are not only morally threaten to undo the slow and hard-won achievements of union spokesman said the commit- tee than likely will have a session with corporation representatives. When the agreement is reached, it will send men back to rain and somewhat colder Satur-lwork. That will mean the virtual day. Strong shifting winds. Low end of the paralyzing 42-day-old of the country. The comparatively warm weath- er extended from east of the Rock- ies and south of the Great Lakes throughout the country. There were unconfirmed represent a new of clashes between Conservativesjbarbari terrible than that and opposition Liberal party mem-1 bers in the interior, but the gov- ernment said most of Colombia was calm. The Conservative party state- ment demanded that the November tonight near 40; high Saturday 48 Profit Producer said in his famous Lincoln's Birth dav speech, in which he challenged. his "mV-too" critics to carrv any Not many years ago hotel industrial state in the union on operated lunch back to McKinley platform. T further result has been to weaken only a I get without new taxes. An Associ-, ated Press reporter understood) other remarks he made to mean the budget might be higher than At the second to 50. LOCAL WEATHER to indicatfi p ct the position of Dowry's enemies! (Continued on Page 11, Column 4.) 'and his remarks had been mis< in the Republican party. j HOTEL [construed. Where doos this leave AmoiiR his Dewey still; talks of forsaking politics onre and for all when his present term as governor ends next year, and mak-' inp some money in law practice.; But Dewey lias politics in his! blood, perhaps more strongly than any other man in public life. j MOREOVER. THERE WILL BE; very heavy pressure on him run for poverr.or next year.: Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 68; minimum, 43; noon, 47; precipitation, trace; sun sets to- night at sun rises tomorrow at Additional weather on Page 11. strike. (There also were some wet spots Five major companies, 'ed by Jin the Rocky Mountain states, with Bethlehem Steel Corporation, al-jraki and snow in the mountains region. It was cool and rainy presidential election go ahead the northern New England states Liberal party lead and northern Great Lakes area.'" ers have said their followers will of ancient times. These are the pets of men who conceive of other men as slaves, not as brothers." The President's heavy emphasis on the need for legislation to end discriminatory practices in this country left little doubt that he will renew his appeal for such laws in ready have agreed to Murray's de- mands for free pensions. Bethlehem Agreement After yesterday's session, a source who can't be identified by name, Krug Resigns, Chapman Named to Interior Post Senator Irvins Ives is the only! other strong Republican candidate] ,__ visible. The Republicans will bad-' ly need a strong candidate In this key election, and Ives' Senate term does not expire until 1952. j If Dewey runs and wins, he will! rontrcl the New York delegation] to the Republican convention in 1952. and he will be in a strong position to influence the tlon's outcome. It is entirely im-j probable that Dewey will himself! be a candidate for nomination j again. There is only one other roadj open to a really important political] future for Dewey. That is to be, not kins, but king-maker, by back- ing the successful candidate. j The leading contender nt the con-! vcntion is likely to be Senator Rob-! ert A. Taft. since the labor groupsi have failed to find n- strong pro-i pressive candidate to oppose Taftl in the Ohio fight next year. Taftj is the hero of the Republican par- ty's powerful anti-me-too which so dislikes Dewey. More- over, this is true not only because of Taft's domestic views, but be-! cause of ills foreign policy stand as weli. I CERTAINLY IT WILL be natur-j al for Dewey to throw his weight! (Continued on Page 17, Column 6.) ALSOPS Washington Tru-' The President received the let- said flatly: "it's the here, too." Bethlehem agreement Bethlehem agreed to monthly pensions, including social security, for workers aged 65 with 25 years' calls in- The weather was fairly cool west of the Rockies. Southern California was doused with the heaviest rain- Congress in January. Mr. Truman's civil rights program includes measures to make Ivncli- service. The agreement also for a five-cent-an-hour social surance program. The employer! highs for the date yesterday and workers will divide the many parts of the central Somewhat similar agreements j and eastern section of the country have been signed by Jones and I Chicago's 71 and Philadelphia's Laughlin Steel Corporation, Repub- 69.2 topped all previous highs for lie Steel Corporation, Youngstowni November 10. Washington also re- Sheet Tube Company and 71 and the high at Oklaho- fall in nearly three years. The fall ment said' resulted from political! at Los Angeles measured in report- inches. The heavy fall was wel- corned by farmers and foresters. There was fog in early morning over the southeastern states andj along the gulf coast and also over northern Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and northeastern Illinois. Temperatures climbed to record! nize anyone elected. Doubt remained whether the election could be held while country was in a state of siege. mg a fedcral offense' ban thc po" The proclamation, the govern-Px, requirement m fed- elections, and end discnmma- Contlnued on Pace 3, Column 3.) TRUMAN Lakes Steel. Of about steelworkers who Iman today accepted the resigna-jte5 resignation half an hour struck for fre'e psnsions approxi- nf Krug confided to reporters mateiv 309.000 remain nn strike. jtion of Secretary of the Interior] Julius Krug and chose TJndersec- ed to leave for a long time." retary Oscar L. Chapman to suc- ceed him. The cabinet shift is to be effec- matejy remain on strike. More than a score of companies ta basic steei_wnich produce raw It was explained later that the j in the fabricating Indus- delay in delivery of the letter processes raw j ma City was 79 and 71 at Kansas City. Laredo, Texas, was the warmest spot, 87, while the coolest! was Caribou, Maine, 28 above. Embezzler Faces inadvertent. White House aides indicated that! yet to sign. However, they're ex- j Term for Forgery ipected to step into line quickly aft-j live December 1. __ __ ____ Presidential Press Secretary although big steel agrees. Max W. Klein onaries o. Ross announced tne-friendlyi.. Mr_ Truman was dis. The government was will be sentenced December 5 on s action. pleased at the prior announcement ready today to sound out John LJthe third degree forgery charge to He uould no, say why Krug is to ihe press_ [Lewis on letting a fact-finding which he pleaded guilty yesterday. Chapman has been a member of! q' itting. When asked about that Ross said that an exchange of letters between the President and Krug would be made public, later in the day. Once intimate friends, Krug and the President apparently have not been on the best of terms re- served acting secretary in thej ccntly. six-week Interim between Ickes 16 years. He became assistant secretary) of the interior in May, 1933, under: Harold L. Ickes. He! board recommend a settlement was accused in the embezzlement of from the De Soto Cream- ery and Produce Company. by President Truman. There was some evidence of t at the news conference Mr. Tru- man held yesterday, several hours resignation and Krug's appoint- ment, and became undersecretary the day after Krug took office in March, 1946. Chapman was "advance man" 9 Killed, f Hurt As Trucks Collide Rochester Hospital Contracts Awarded St. Pan! Hagstrom Con- struction Company, St. Paul, was low bidder yesterday with an esti- Gila Bend, crash of mate of for building 11 staff! a truck loaded with cotton pickers j houses at Rochester State hospital.! before Krug's resignation. Asked about differences with _.__ Krug, and particularly whether President Truman's westernjand a semitrailer brought" C. Pagenhart, Rochester, bid had written the cabinet officer travels last year, and to nine men and injured 12 The Charles E. Harris Corn- strong letter about reclamation po- was credited with much of the sue- last night 17 miles west of here.fpany, St. Paul, bid on plumb- licy, the President declined com-cess of the tours. He was well Iment. Friends said Krug apparently felt that Mr. Truman should have Julius "Cap" Kruc "been able that." to do better by thought of in Democratic party cir- cles even before the election. There have been other differ-: ences between Krug and Mr. Tru- since then. IhospltaL The truck overturned two or three ing and heating, and the Sanitary times, throwing the men onto the Company, Rochester, The highway and desert. The toll rose Batzli Electric Company bid to nine today with the death that work and the Foster Elec- an unidentified man in a Phoenix! trie Company, Rochester, was with a estinate. President Truman Places a wreath at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National cemetery at Washington today in an Armistice day ceremony. CAP. Wirephoto to The Republican- Herald.) ;