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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 14, 1947, Winona, Minnesota w EATHER ovldi" IdtlirlU? wllh mow. V ISIT YOUR Education Weefc November to II. Full Leased Wire Report of The Auociated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of VOLUME 47. NO. 229 WINONA. MINNESOTA. FRIDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 14. 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY Controls Urged If Self-Rationing Fails Warren in Race for Presidency Stassen to Enter Primary Contest In Nebraska ny Archie Wells Rueramrnto Governor Ear Warrrn, only chief executive o California ever to be elected as thi nominee of both the Republican one Democratic parties, was a candidate far tho Republican nomination fo: prr.ildcnt tortny. Warrrn entered tho men with only two reservations. Ho will no make an acllv cam i and ho wll j not delegate In other states. Under tho clr j ciimslances, h told a press con frrence Thursday I he Is willing ti havn his nanv I presented by thi California dole gallon at tho Re, publican convon tlon as n candl I date. Further, iv 1 told nowsmon. hi Wumn hoppR tho Coll fornla voters will approve the dele yatlon pledged to him. Not Interested In Second I'lucr Nobody In authority, ho iiftld, proponed to him that ho take r second place on tho ballot and h "would not bo Interested" In tho vlco-prmldrntlnl nomination If 1 wrrr tendered. Warren's decision hud been cast except that somo of his close associates believed ho would not so quickly make up hl.n mind on tho question of permitting his name to DP entered In tho presidential pri- maries of other states. When ho mode his announcomcn however, he had rerolvcd this tlon and reached a decision not to In other primaries. CompromlM Candidate Warren declined to elaborate his reasons but (usoolates said his de- cision was based upon tho belief best prospects of obtaining tho nomination rested on tho chance he mluht emerge as tho compromise a result of n dead- lock In tho convention and that this possibility would bo enhanced If he had not antagonized other candidates by competing with them In their own states. A resolution adopted by tho Re- publican state control committee declared Warren possesses "all at- tributes which command respect iind confidence, and Is eminently fitted In character and accomplish- ment. In experience and capacity to fill the high office of president." to Make Run in Lincoln, Neb. Harold E Stasscn announced today that ho will enter tho Nebraska presidential preference primary next April W It Is the third state In which the former Minnesota governor, first avowed candidate for tho Republi- can presidential nomination, has elected to have his name submitted to the voters, llr also plans to run In the Wisconsin primary April 0 nnd In New Hampshire's on March 0. Ktassrn has stutod that ho will not contest for tho Michigan dole- nation and that ho already has tho unanimous pledged support of tho Minnesota Republican organization Senator Taft has said he docs not plan to enter prefer- ential primaries except In his own Ktnu- Governor Earl Warron of California announced yesterday ho is willing to havo his stuto's dele- gation to tho national convention "an nctlvo campaign" In his brhnlf but Mild ho will not sock delegates In other states. Autopsy Planned in Death of Hibbing Student Minneapolis William Pros- nick. 27. Iflbblng, a Uni- versity of Minnesota student, col- Japsrd In bathroom at his room- Ing housn Thursday and tiled n fow hours later at General hospital, Thn coroner's oftlcj salt! an autopsy was planned. September Food Prices at Record IVashlnjrton Retail food prices In September hit a rocon high, sending the cost of living up another two per cent for modoruto- Incomp famlllcH, the Bureau of La- bor Statistics reported today. Preliminary estimates placed tho prlco Index at a peak of about 104 per cent of tho 1038-30 average. Thn September Indox Is 12 por cent hlnhor than a year ago, 23 por cent nbovo June. when most OPA rnntrols wore abandoned, and f.fl [IT cent over tho August, 1030 level, Tho food Index for September 203.5 per emit of tho aver- age. This was 40 per cent higher than June. IMS. and ten por cent above tho Juno, 1020. tho postwar peak of World War I. Thr rtmsiimrrs price Index Is mi surveys In ill cities of re- tail priced of grinds and norvlco pur- ciioscd by moderate Income families. Badgers Confident, Unwilling To Concede Game to Michigan Madlnon, Michigan's football toam may bo the "monsters of tho Midwest" and the "Wily Wolvorlnes" to a lot of exports, but to a Wisconsin squad readying for Saturday's battle for the Big Nine title tho superlatives don't mean a thing. "We'll concede 'em Halfback Clarence Self, the Bad- gers' leading ground gainer, de- clared yesterday. "This Is one we want to win and we think we con." Self spoke for the entire Badger ball club, which Is waiting for yie Western conference's showdown game before a full house of without the slightest trace of awe. Tho Badgers, and the coaching staff concui'B, are sharp, nhnrpcr than they've boon all season. Wisconsin pins its hopes on speed, with Earl (Jug) Glrord, the sensa- tional sophomore who went 63 and 86 yards to score against Iowa last week, one of tho better bets along with self to "offset Wolverine Speed- sters Chalmers (Bump) Elliott, Gene Derrlcotte and Jack Welsen- burger. On Glrard, too, hang the Badgers' aerial hopes. Tho "Jugger" has com- pleted 11 of-23 passes this year, hardly up to the 28 of 47 record Michigan's Bob Chappuls will take I into the gome but good enough to constitute a distinct threat. Wisconsin's most glaring weak- been under close scrutiny this week. The Bad- gers looked better against Iowa a week ago than any time previously and the same -the be employed plus tighter formations in the second- ary. Brisk weather with temperatures not likely to go much above the freezing point Is in prospect for Sat- urday, but the state already has had some snow and groundskeep- ers have covered the gridiron at Camp Randall with canvas to in- sure a dry field Just in case. A roused New Mexicans Flood N.J. With Protests; 'Battle' Delayed DMonunlHloned BnUICMnJp New Mexico, under tow, moves through Fire Island Light .en route from Boston to Port Newark. -N.-J., where it is to be scrapped. The de- commlMioned battleship wai temporarily lost at-sea while en route to her last but was found by a coast .guard search plane nnd were directed to (A.P. Wlrephoto.) ____ Cripps Named to Treasury Job As Dalton Resigns London Britain's harassed Labor government rallied today to stave off the possibility of a ruinous cabinet crisis resulting from bud- got "leak" scandal which forced tho resignation last night of Chan- cellor of tho Exchequer Hugh Dal- jn. Prime Minister Clement Attlce promptly appointed Sir Stafford 3rlpps, the nation's economic czar ,o succeed Dalton as treasury chief Sir called "Aus- terity emerged as the undisputed "strong man" of the Labor regime. One conservative Scotsman declared that tho fact Sir Stafford now holds tho rcinj, of both tho Treasury and the drive for economic recovery "marked him out as Labor's man of ovon more than heretofore ho wll bo tho near-dictator of this coun- ry." Just what repercussions the swlfi [vnd startling cabinet break would have remained to bo soon, lonscrvatlvo newspapers In but the provinces unhesitatingly predicted would havo "profound effects >n tho waning prestige of the soc- nllst government." In tho House of Commons, Win- ton Churchill, tho opposition lead- r, disclosed that ho had demanded _j full Investigation by a select com- mlttco of tho Incident which led to Dnl ton's resignation, Somo observers aw In this tho possibility of a full- effort to oust tho Attlce ablnot, Dalton'n resignation followed his pology to tho House of.Commons or "a gravd Indoscrotlon" In dls- loslng details of tax secrets to a icwspapor reporter a few moments oforo ho announced tho emergency udget In parliament Wednesday. A cabinet storm blow up Immodl- tcly. Tho cabinet met hastily, Utlco called on King George and ho announcement of Dalton's res d Ignatlon followed. Attlco Issued a statement, In which ho said the resignation resulted directly from Dalton's Iowa Girl's Body Found Near Fiance's Auto Mnson City, Iowa Arlono Mott, 10-yoar-old high school dont, was found dead bosldo her sweetheart's car In an alley behind hor homo last night, and Coroner R. E. Smlloy snld she had been strangled. Her fiance, Charles Vor Heist, IB-ycar-old farm youth nnd high school senior, was being questioned today by Pollco Chief Harold E. Wolfo. No charges had been filed immediately. British Rocket Blast Fatal to German Scientist Aylcsbury, An expioilon rocked Britain's rocket research today and, kill- ed Dr. Johannes Schmidt, head of a team of German experts brought to England 'after the War. The ministry of supply said one other person wax killed, three seriously injured and nino others gllffhtly hurt. The explosion apparently oc- curred (lurlnir experiments with rookct assistance for airplane take-offs. Schmidt, 44, wax credited with creating an "early rocket plane, the Mc.iHcrschmlH ME-1G3. He and ten German associates also had worked on the German V-l and V-2 projects. An oycwltncsR said the blast occurred after two rockets were net up for tests. When tho first was fired tho second exploded. Workers nearby wcro hit. 4 Britons Killed In Palestine Jerusalem Four two police and two slain today in a continuing wave of Palestine underground violence which has cost a toll of 11 dead and 30 wounded in three days, Tho police were killed on the Jaffa road in Jerusalem by attack- ers who fled on foot. Tho two sol- diers wcro slain In Tel Aviv by bul- ots from a speeding car. Jewish sources at tho scene said one of tho constables was armed, and that as ho fell he turned and fired at tho nttackor.i. Thoy said his shots injured a small Jewish girl. Tho. wounded constable died later In i hospital. Tho Tel Aviv shooting this morn- ng came during funeral services for Ivo young Jews who were killed Wednesday when British authorities raided a house near Tel Aviv be- loved to have been, a terrorist traln- ng school. Police expressed belief that the new outbreak of violence was aunchcd In reprisal for these klll- ngs. Tension created by the wave of bloodshed was heightened by reports that a small ship carrying un- cortinod Jewish Immigrants was ex1- looted off Haifa aorno time tonight. Heads Red River Potato Group Grand Forks, N. D. Bcnja- man Aarcstcd, Halstad, Minn., was named president as tho board of di- rectors of the Rod Rlvor Valley Po- wto Growers association met here Thursday. Newark The heralded en- gagement between the battleship New Mexico and Newark's "squirt- gun navy" was postponed today after the decommissioned dread- naught arrived outside the harbor three hours behind schedule, too late for the morning tide. The coast guard reported that the Rail Unions Win 1 Si-Cent Wage Boost Increase Made Retroactive to November 1 railroad op- erating brotherhoods and the na- tion's railways announced today a 15 V4 cents an hour wage boost for the members of the two unions. The increase, which Joint state- ment said amounted to annually, was made retroactive to November 1. It totals in- crease for an eight-hour .day. The unions affected are the Brotherhoods of Railroad Trainmen and the Order of Railroad Conduc- tors. The groups also announced agree- ment on four working rules, and withdrawal of a large number which had been proposed by both sides, and said negotiations would continue on 11 other rule proposals, including four proposed by the unions and seven proposed by the carriers. The four working rules agree- ments provided: An earnings guarantee for certain classifications in yards service. for Firemen Battle With a five-alarm fire that devastated Rhode Island Recreation center at Providence, R. I. Hundreds fled the- flamcs. (A.P. Wlrephoto to The Republican-Herald.) towing company whose tugs arej An increase in differential bringing the venerable vessel into j yard conductors, or foremen, port said tho ship now is due ]nA enter the harbor on tomorrow morn-; servico to elgnt hours work within Ing's tide. I nine hours. The tiny defending force, two 30- A provision that time paid for un- foot flro launches armed with chem- der 111 leal sprays and flro hosos, manned wordSi lt a man is paid under "battle stations" at dawn, deter- this Whlle he is away at another mined to prevent the decommission- terminal, he won't have to operate a ed dreadnaught from keeping its rendezvous with a Newark scrap- yard which city officials say she must not reach at any cost. Mayor Vincent J. Murphy declar- ed war on the "New Mex" Armistice day, ordering the fire boats to patrol the bay channel and block the entry of the once gallant flagship of the Pacific Fifth fleet. Officials have ordered that no more be- Junked within tho city. New Mexicans Indignant As a prelude-to the affect Newark was under heavy bombard-1 continuing ment from many sources yesterday, i railroads. The state of New Mexico entered the fray with an avalanche of out- raged telegrams. A New Jersey naval hero, Admiral William (Bull) Hal- sey, a native of nearby Elizabeth, refused his services and the op- position, in 8. surprise move, bolster- ed Its ranks with the addition of train for the time for which he is paid. Negotiations between the railroads and all five operating brotherhoods on union demands for wage boosts, and rule changes proposed by both groups, started. October 7. The other three operating unions are the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, the Brotherhood of Lo- comotive Firemen and the 'Switchmen's' Union of North America. The agreement did these three, who negotiations with the nine tugs to the three already es- corting the New Mexico. Wo'ro hooding right for Port Newark and that blockade We've been reading so much Walter P. Meseck, president of the towing company, said last night in a defi- ant prc-battle communique. "Those little boats had better run for cov- er when we get there, too." The venerable vessel now Is own- ed by Lipsett, Inc., a New York salvage firm, which bought it for scrap and leased part of the Newark naval base for the Junking job. Telegraphic protests from New Mexico residents centered their fury on statements by Newark officials that the ship.was an eyesore which, while being dismantled, would clut- ter up the city's fair landscape. .Halsey Refuses Aid "What do you mean de- manded John E. Baker, editor of the Santc Fe New Mexican, In a wire to Mayor Murphy. "She was queen of the fleet If you are unwilling to give tills honorable ship a decent burial, we shall institute action that she be floated up the Rio Grande to lie In state at the port of Es- General Meyers Asks Court-Martial Trial Washing-ton Major General Bennett E. Meyers dls closed he has asked for a court martial trial after Senate invest! gators developed testimony today that of wartime con tracts went to a firm in'which he once acknowledged a financial interest and later said was owned by friends. These developments came in quick succession at the Senate war investigating committee's in- quiry into financial affairs of Meyers, a wartime air force purchas- ing officer: Lawrence D. Bell, president of Belli Aircraft Corporation, testified his firm awarded of subcon- tracts to the Aviation Electric Com- pany. Dayton, Ohio. He said Meyers told him it was owned by his (Meyers') friends. Oliver P. Echols, retired major general and General Meyers' im- mediate superior for many years, testified tlmt Meyers told him "about 1940" that lie owned stock In tho electrical company but either had or would dispose of it then. At that point, the Senate group recessed and Meyers announced to reporters that he has asked a court martial trial. The retired general said lie made the request to W. Stuart Syming- ton, secretary of the new separate air forces and 'General Carl Spaatz, air 'force head, two or three- months ago. Bell-told the Senate war investi- gating, to_qucs7 tions, that Meyers never indicated to htm that he had any financial Interest in the Dayton, Ohio, firm, the Aviation Electric Company. The committee did not imme- diately disclose whether it has in- formation as to whether or not Meyers did have any financial in- terest in the company. 3-Power Treaty Washington John Foster Dulles, a member of the U. S. dele- gation to the United Nations, to- day called for a three-power treaty to guarantee disarmament if the four major powers can not reach agreement at the London confer- ence. Dulles told the Senate foreign re- lations committee that such an agreement between the United States, Great Britain and France will "go far to assure that fear will not be the designer of postwar Europe." He said a long-term treaty be- tween the three western powers and Russia was proposed as long ago as January, 1945. Dulles said: "I hope at the forth- coming meeting of the council of foreign ministers at London some- thing will be done about it, pre- ferably on a four power basis, but otherwise on a three power basis." Bridegroom Dies, In Philadelphia Fire Philadelphia A few hours after their wedding, a 39-year-old man was burned fatally and his bride overcome by smoke early to- Is frequently dry. day as flames swept through their The blow that hurt most of all three-room apartment. was delivered by Admiral Halsey who refused the plea of a Newark friend to give some free advice on now to block a channel. "I can't help Newark on Halsey said from his Virginia home. 'I don't knpw a damn thing about patrolling channels. I patrolled oceans." The cabled London Newark Daily to find Chronicle out If a revolution was Impending. "Lot their bo no dancing in the streets of cabled back John B. Keenan, city public safety direc- tor and "admiral" of the defending ncet. "This Is no civil war and no nnurrcction. This Is a battle with a private corporation who wants to make a Junkyard out of our seaport." Firemen found Mrs. Rosalie Mil- ler, 40, unconscious on the floor a few feet from the body of her husband, Joseph. The Millers were married yesterday afternoon. Baby Killed, Mother Is Wounded Salem, Mass. A three- month-old Rivl was found slabbed to death and her mother wounded today in their home. Police said Mrs. Alexander Dublel, about 25, told them a strange man who invaded the house after her husband had left for work was the assailant. The mother suffered a cut in the thigh, but was not seriously hurt. Loss in Twin Cities Fires By The Associated Press Firemen assisted six dancing students down ladders in one of two fires which caused an estimated damage in the Twin Cities Thursday and last night. Traffic was halted for more than an hour in downtown Minneapolis while firemen fought a blaze which. started in the ceiling of the Grod- nlck Jewelry store at 701 Vj Henncpin avenue, lost night. Father Wins Custody of Duluth Child St. Paul The Minnesota supreme court today upheld th right of Russell Gordon Merritt o Duluth to have custody of his seven year-old daughter, Barbara Joor Mcrrltt. The high courts opinion, written by Associate Justice C. R. Magney denied the appeal of Philip R. El dred of St. Paul who was married tc Barbara's mother after the Mer ritts were divorced. The mother was stricken with polio In July 1946, and died seven months later "Merritt has the first and para mount right to the-care and cus tody of Barbara, his daughter, an< should not be divested of that cus tody unless it appears that the bcs interests of Barbara demand it, said flic'supreme court. Weather FEDERAL FORECASTS For Winona and vicinity: Cloudy and warmer tonight with occasional rain or snow; lowest 33. Cloudy Saturday with snow changing to snow flurries and becoming colder late Saturday afternoon or night highest 38. Minnesota: Rain and snow south east, and south remainder of state tonight and Saturday with, equally heavy snow north and west centra portions Saturday. Somewha warmer tonight and turning colder west portion late Saturday. Wisconsin: Cloudy, rain begin- ning south portion ing through Saturday and snow changing to rain north portion late tonight and Saturday. Somewha warmer tonight, and south and cos' Smoke and water damage to that firm, the Downtown Beauty salon above it and tine adjoining Lang- ford sandwich shop was estimated at Firemen erected lad- ders to evacuate the halt dozen persons in the Palms dancing school on the third floor 'of the structure when heavy smoke blocked stair- ways. Elmer Soffner estimated loss at in an earlier St. Paul fire which destroyed his filling station and a gasoline tank truck at Clar- ence and Burns avenues. His loss included in cash lie had Just taken from his wallet and laid on a desk for payment for the gas the tank truck had just un- loaded, SoefTner reported. At Pringlc, S. D., in the Black Hills, fire destroyed one business block and damaged the postoffice Thursday with Josses estimated at Iowa Pilot Killed in Japan Crash LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 34 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 37; minimum, 13: noon 37; precipitation, none; sun sets to- night'at rises tomorrow at EXTENDED FORECASTS Wisconsin-Minnesota: Tempera- tures will average five to eight de- grees below normal. Normal maxi- mum 35 northern Minnesota, 44 southern Wisconsin. Normal mini- mum 20 northern sections to 30 southern, turning colder late Sftt- urady and Sunday. Continued cold Monday. Rising trend Tuesday Precipitation will average one-tenth inch northwestern Minnesota, to one- fourth inch northwestern Wisconslr and southeastern and ranging from one-fourth to three- fourths southeastern Wisconsin. Rain Wisconsin tonight changing to snow Saturday and snow In Min- nesota through Saturday. Light snow northern sections and rain or snow southern sections about Tues- day. TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max. Mill. Pep. Bemidji 20 Chicago 37 Denver 38 Tokyo (IF) First Lieutenant DCS Molnos 38 Rodney Nlckolson of Ossian, Iowa, was killed when his P-51 Mustang fighter plane crashed near Kui-osaki, Kyushu. Wednesday, the Fifth air force announced todny. Nlckolson wns u of the 36th Fighter squadron, Eighth fight- er group, based at Ashiya. 35 17 29 20 32 7 50 24 56 .37 36 Phoenix 63 51 Washington 59 35 The Pas 9 5 .01 DAILY RIVER BULLETIN Flood Stnge 24-Hr. Stage Today Change International Falls.. 20 Los Paul New Orleans ......65 Now York 51 An Experimental Flying Automobile, made by Consolidated Vultcc Aircraft Corporation, speeds down. tho runway at San Diego, Calif., in first tuxl tests. The machine has a 34-foot detachable metal wing, a 100 horsepower engine at the wing's center. A second engine is in the four-scat car. (A.P. .Wlrephoto.) Rcd Wing 14 2.5 Lake City Reads .........12 3.3 Dam 4, T.W..... 4.2 Dam 5, T.W..... 2.5 Dam 5A, T.W. 3.3 Winona CC.P.) 13 5.4 Dam 6, T.W..... 4.2 Dakota 7.5 Dam 7, T.W..... 2.0 La Crosse 12 4.9 Tributary Streams Zumbro at Tchilman.. 2.0 Buffalo above Alma-----2.0 Black at Black at Galesvllle-----2.0 La Crosse at W. Salem 1.5 Root at Houston ......5.6 RIVER FORECAST (From to Guttcnberjr, IOW.T) During the next 48 hours .1 .1 .1 2 H- .1 .1 .1 only Tax Cuts for Low Income Groups Asked Flanders Committee Recommends Return, of Curbs on Credit By Jack Bell food a control law ready for use if such a system proposed by a congressional body today as one means of combatting the high cost of living: The Senate-House group, headed by Senator Ralph E. Flanders VU, also called for a reduction In taxes on low-Income Individuals and voluntary restraints on profits and wage Increases, as well as a return to installment buying curbs. In a report to the joint economic committee headed by Senator Ro- bert Taft the Flanders subgroup also said that further in- vestigation is needed of the 40-hour work week, adding: "We often refer to the miracles of production In the war, but they were not accomplished, on a 40-hour We may be facing the neces- sity of a temporary increase to the work week if we are to furnish the products required for European, re- lief and reconstruction, without lowering our domestic consump- tion." Luckman Plan Hit Besides Flanders, Senators Bald- win (R.-Conn.) and Myers OD.-Pa.) and Representatives Rich Kllburn (R.-N, Y.) and Hart (IX- N. J.) signed the report. Flanders told reporters in releas- ing the findings It is his personal opinion that there will have to bo a resumption or meat rationing. He contended tills would force meat prices down. Criticizing the present food sav- ins program directed by Luckman as "Illogical and inade- the Zanders report said higher-Income Individuals or fami- lies should be urged to cut' down, their over-all consumption of meat, butter, eggs and poultry. 'The low Income consumer no voluntary the report said. "He is already being involun- tarily -rationed higher Income consumer can follow the rules given by the Luckman committee literally and faithfully without making any reduction la his total intake of meat, and eggs." The subcommittee- said voluntary rationing should be tried first but added "since it may not work suf- ficiently quickly or effectively, the Congress might well give considera- tion to setting up the mechanism for limited rationing of important foodstuffs only." Income Tax Relief Pointing to a "submerged group." particularly in the cities, which it said is not getting enough to eat because of high, prices, the subcom- mittee proposed that income tax relief be given to Oils class by in- creasing the allowance for depend- ents. While the Flanders group called for voluntary restraint on profits and- wages, it urged an Increase In. the present 40-cents-an-hour mini- mum wage level. Tho subcommittee criticized ai "illogical nnd harmful" the Com- modity Credit Corporation's action, in buying up eggs and withdrawing them from the market last July 15. On the other hand. It said that jovernment support of farm and increased agricultural produc- tion to near maximum levels and probably had helped keep retail prices down tlmt way. Father of 5 Held In 1919 Murder Chicago W) Henry Joseph Mueller, a <6-ycar-old junk ped- dler, was held in Jail today and was undecided whether he would fight extradition to California, where the F.B.I, said he is wasted on a charge of murdering a man in 3019. Mueller, the father o! children, was seized five young by police minor changes will take place at tailwater gauges witli lower levels holding very constant. pool yesterday after the FJ3.I. had nd- 'iscd authorities a routine check of lis fingerprints disclosed they natchcd those of the man wanted n Santa Clara county, Calif., in the slaying of a man known as "Dirty Dick" 28 years ago. The prints had been sent to the F.B.I. recently after Mueller was jlaccd on n year's probation on a jetty larceny charge. At his ar- on the charge- he testi- fied he stole a case of salmon. He aid Judge Oscar S. Caplan of clony court it was his "first slip." and the court commented on his good record. Police Captain Phillip Brcitzke if the detective bureau said that Mueller related the story of tlie of a man they said was McDonnell, 50, and of his .scnpc from the San Jose, Calif., all, where he was held for trial. Zonvict Is Missing "rom Waupun Prison MndLson, State de- lartment of public welfare said that thorough search was being made at the state prison at Waupun to- day for a prisoner who was report- ed missing at a supper time check lost night. An all night search failed to un- cover the missing mun. who wns not identified by the department, but authorities were confident he still was within, prison ;