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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 17, 1947, Winona, Minnesota w EATHER Hill. lonKhti und Ilihl T OMORROW TnemUr Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulate VOLUME 47. NO. 231 WINONA. MINNESOTA. MONDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER. 17. 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY EIGHTEEN PAGES VOLUME 47. NU. V Wage Ceiling, Rationing Power Asked Truman Seeks Stayer Suspects Trapped Near Wanted in Killing Of Michigan Man, Attack on Coed Bnford Nfinneit Posse Surrounds Farmhouse, Calls for Reinforcements N.UlrrUJ., Clark Coun- ty Sheriff Ray Kutrche reported by radio at p. m. today thnt both dwrperndOB nought on the hyutcricid story of rape and murder told by 19-year-old girl were barricaded m an outlying farm- hoiue with several children M hcwtanes. two. Identlfed earlier by Dane County District Attorney Xdwin WUkle, as Robert Winslow, 23, and Buford Bennett, 22, both former conrlcU, were surrounded by of- in the farm homo or Peter and declared their in- tention to "shoot It out" with police. A general alarm was broadcast for the two after a University of Michigan cood Madison police of n wild automobile ride last Friday night In which her brother-in-law, a University of Wis- consin medlenl student. wan shot to death and she was raped re- peatedly. Warden Alarm CHme Warden Al Clurapner Hounded the alarm before dawn to- day, when he drovo Into tho Fam- putuj yard. Pnmputus cnmo out of the house and told Clumpner Wln- slow wns inside. Intended to stay inside, and thnt he would shoot it out with anyone trying to remove him. The Clark county sherllf's offlcu first gave word ol tho entrapment, Sheriff Rny Kutsche, tipped by an Informant, left with about dozen deputies at 6; 30 n. m. today for the farmhouse, which Is 24 miles northwest of this city In tho henvlly wooded Clark buck-county. Hln office said ho determined tho pair was In tho house and thnt tho two were armed. However, because of the nature of the farm find clownewi of tho woods, Kutscho determined to pen tho fugitives In the rather than try .to force entry. His office said ho had asked for F.B.I, forces and for help from other Inw enforcement of- ficers. Chlppcwa County Sheriff Ray Thronson left Immediately with n force of deputies. They are Buford Sonnott, 22, pf Rlchland Center, und Robert Win- slow, 23, or Owen. Wlnslow also nerved n your sontonoo nt Wnupun for escaping from tho reformatory. He was released from the stnto prison November 0, 1040. A cur WII.M stolon from a farm yard nt Yuba. Wls., Saturday night and Sheriff Loren F. Marshal sold he believed tho youths may have taken It after abandoning their blood-stained nonr Hlllsboro. Personal papers of ono of the youths found In tho abandon- ed car which also contained gome or the cord's clothlnK. No wixrrant as yet has been Issued for the youths, who were Identified through photographs. (Wisconsin Inw forbids use of tho name of n rnpc victim In papers published In or circulated in Wis- District Attorney Edwin Wllklo of Dane county said tho girl, from (Continued on SLAYKK 3, Column 3) Robert Window WlrepholoB lo Tho Hopubllcun-HorMd .Carl 'L.-Carlson Four Dead in Wisconsin Traffic Accidents By Tha'Auoolated FreM Traffic: accidents claimed tho lives of at -leant Jour persons In Wiscon- sin over tho weekend, as Icy. snow- cloKRCd and traffic hazardous', Paul demons, 23, was killed when his automobile skidded off highway IB and overturned into a stream 10 miles north of Darling- ton Saturday night. Frank Bestosck, 61, .Milwaukee, died Sundtiy of injuries ho suffer- ed Saturday when he was struck by a streetcar nt a Milwaukee Inter- section. Walter Grodolucschen, 40, Sauk> villo, was killed in a triple colli- sion on highway 57 half a mile north of Milwaukee's Brown Deer airport Saturday night. Mrs. Mary Milwaukee, died at County Emergency hospital Sunday ns the result of injuries suffered tho night before when she was struck by an automobile. Near Oakland. Calif. A hostess and her house guest from Wisconsin were killed Satur- day night and nine other persons were injured In n collision Involv- ing a bus nnd two automobiles near Decoto on tho Nlles highway 20 miles south of there. Tho cloacl: Mrs. Marie Povkovlch, 37, Raclno, Wls., and Mrs. Mabel Roberts. 35, her hostess, of Hnyword, Calif. Tho state hlghwny patrol report- ed two automobiles traveling north on tho three-lane highway bumped nnd tho leading Roberts' car was forced Into the path of n south- bound Oakland-San Jose bus. The heavy vehicle dragged and flatten- ed tho lighter machine. The two women were thrown clear nnd kill- ed by their fall to tho, pavement. GIRL SCOUT HEAD Mri. C. Vauchan Ferruion (left) of SchenecUdy. N. Y., re-elected national president of the Girl Scoula of America at Lout Calif., Is congratulated by. Betty of Alhambra.j La Crosse Murder Clues Sought Authorities Checking 'Several Possibilities' La Crowe, Wls. No w clues wore being checked today In the mysterious slnylng of Dr. James E. McLoone, prominent physician nnd surgeon, following the collapse of several leads. District Attorney John S, Cole- man said several possibilities had developed but that he could make no statement "without naming names." A possible clue concerning a tele- phone call to the McLoone home proved false when a patient of the ioctor explained she had made the call. The 47-year-old physician's bullet- torn body wns found Friday night on hlghwny 10 on the outskirts of tho city. Drnned From Car A La Crosse man and wife told police they saw a car parked at the place where tho body was found. Thoy said they noticed two men be- hind the car and one seemed to be supporting the other. A bloody trail along highway 16 nonr where tho body was found In- dicated Dr. McLoone mny have been drugged feet first from n car that was parked on the highway, authori- ties said. No motive has been found for the slaying. The doctor's automobile was found near by and his pockets contained which was not tnken. The Crosse county board of supervisors, .in annual session todny, voted an aproprintlon of for the "inVMtlgation, aprehonslon and conviction" of offenders In crim- inal cases. No specific mention wns made of the itoLoono, cue. .but .the appropriation was mndo at the re- quoetlon of District Attorney Cole- man. The FJ3.I. was not actively work- ing on-tho'coso up to noon today. Tho newly established Wisconsin bureau of criminal apprehension al- so asked to send agents but up to noon they had not arrived. Private Sleuths Hinted The La Croeae county medical society announced it will post n reward for information leading to the wrest and conviction of the slayer. The murder victim's family may employ n nationally-known firm of private detectives to investigate tho case, It was reported. Meanwhile, local police authori- ties pressed for clues leading to tho Identity of tho person or per- sons who ambushed the popular physlclnn. Most of the trails they hnd been following had led into blind alleys, they admitted. No fingerprints had been found In or around Dr. McLoone's car. The doctor's possessions were intact, discounting a robbery theory. Three bullets taken from the dead man's body have been sent to the FBI. in Washington, Police Chief Herman Rick said. Colemnn, Rick, Chief Ivan Wright year as the overwhelmingly-favored, womlded man nominee of both major parties-a The man unique feat clearly demonstrating his stature In western that he was Inter- Andresen Urges Free Postage for Aid Packages Washington