Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 18, 1947, Winona, Minnesota
EATHER tonlihli w INONA Needs a Auditorium Full Wire Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of VOLUME 47, NO. 232 W1NONA, MINNESOTA. TUESDAY EVENING. NOVEMBER 18. 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY SIXTEEN PAGES Desperadoes Jailed at Neillsville Taft Answers Truman Leads Fight On Domestic Proposals Certain Death Seen for Wage, Price Ceilings, Rationing Wuhlnrlon VIV- Anicry llcww todny marked tor almost certain In Congress President plea tor standby power to invoke limited price-wane con and rationing, Led by Srnalor Robert Tuft of Ohio. an avowed presidential as- pirant. and ICouiw Hpciiknr Joseph Martin of MiwwnchlwoUls, O. O, P. launched such a bitter Europt Hatli Talk London Wwtern Eur- ope acclaimed today rrwldiinl rmuwi for brawl powers to upved world bu' tempered the pUudlU with a note ol enullon UM> dollars and be measured out by attack on these two of Presl- um cent of IMng that thny appeared certain to be- come top liwurx in the 1D4I1 political campaign. Taft, replying to the President by radio- eight and one half hours after Mr. Trumiin addressed a Joint of CongrcM yesterday, nepubllonn buttle cry: the police state con- demned by irm Pranldent himself only a month ago. This Is the end of economic freedom." In messairo to the Mr. Truman summoned back into special to vote aid for Eur- ope and try to check at home, the President aaked Tor immediate authority to allocate HCAIM control credit and impose other Inflation Back of these he asked for power to clump down with anrt wane totethw with rationing. If found neeeMKry to Urine In chock, (At a conference October It. Mr. Truman told in to that includint- those over repre- sent police (Into methods even in wartime, (He added that such methods must be used in an eroer- and that In country they (ConttnwMl Pace I, Column 4) TAKT Weather rCDKKAL, rOKKCAKTfl Wlnona and vicinity Cloudy with oocaslonnl light snow tonight. Snow flurries nnd colder Wednes- day. Low tonight 24; high Wednes- day 30. with occa- light snow tonight and Wed- nesday, No decided change in tem- perature. with occasion- al light snow tonight nnd Wednes- day. Not cold north central and extreme northeast tonight. LOCAL 1VEATHKK Official observations for the 24 ending at 12 m, today: Maximum, 32; minimum, 20; noon, 31: precipitation, trace; sun to- night at sun rises tomorrow at TKMPKRATTJHE8 ELSEWHKHE Max. Mln. Prec. IKimldJl 32 24 .07 Duluth 30 24 .07 Los Angeles.....J.. 74 02 Miami......... 72 Mpls.-St. ..20 24 .18 New Orleans 07 50 .73 Nrw York 45 30 Reglna 10 4 ,08 KXTKNDED rOKKCAHT MlnnrsoU. Wisconsin and Iowa: Temperature will average three to five dngrctjs below normal. Normal maximum 31 north to 40 south. Nor- mal minimum 16 north to 20 south. Colder Wednesday and Thursday. Continued rather cold Friday. Slow- ly rising trend Saturday and Bun- tiny. Precipitation will average one- fourth Inch northern Minnesota and nbout thrrr-fourths Inch Iowa and Wisconsin and southern Minnesota, occurrlnc as snow Wednesday and ngaln Saturday or Sunday. DAILY KIVKU HULLKTIN Flood Stage 24-Hr. Stage Today Change Red Wing 2-3 -1 12 .3 Dum 4, T, W. 4.2 Dum T. W. Dum 6A, T, W. 3.2 .2 Wlnona .1 Diim 7, T, W. 2.0 .1 141 12 4.0 Tributary Htrcams Chlppcwa at Durantl, 2.0 .4 Zumbro at Thollman. 2.2 .2 Buffalo iibovo Almn.. 2.3 .1 Trempenlouu lit Doclgo 0.0 Blucfc at Qiilcsvllle... Iloot nt Houston...... S.8 KIVKH KOUKCAST (From lo Guttcnbcrx, lownl Thrre will bo no material change In thr rlvrr singes In this district the iioxt 4H hours. Good view to Have Municipal Dispensary 31 Killed As New Zealand Store Burns Chrlitoliureh, New Zealand died today In a fire which deitroyed the Ballantyne Broth- department (tore, largest re- tail establishment In thU south Island city. riremen made dra- matic and brought the spectacular blaie under control after two but the whole Interior of the building col- lapsed, and the heat so In- tense that reseue parties were forced to curtail tholr search for vlotlms. Fear, was expressed that the death toll might rise even hlgh- The ahot quickly through the building trapping and (hoppers on the upper at the height of the afternoon shopping rush. Wheat Export Data Questioned By Andresen Washington The Senate committee called to- day for an Inventory or American food before Congreti acts on President request .for emergency aid .to France..Italy and Austria, and aorojs the capltol, the Mouse foreign af- committee wound up henr- on emergency aid with mony from Representative August H. seven, two more men were wounded and a 16-year-old boy, lost in the woods for 62 hours, faced the loss of both feet from exposure as deer season went into its fourth day. Latest victim was Francis Hinz, 26, of Minneapolis, whose body was discovered from a plane Monday where he had apparently stumbled and been felled by a shot from his own rifle, Pine County Sheriff Hannes Rypkema said. Hlnz had been missing since about 3 p. m, Saturday In the woods near Clover- ton, rmi wuro A. W. waucK, Maai- N. Bishop Park Rapids; C. state conservation commissioner. I__._.1 rkACiifinn __assumes the by the death of Walter. S. Victim Former St. Student School at St. collere revfmled today that Carl L. Carlson wu a itudeot at the coUcite in 1944. Stndyinr uider the V-1Z procnm. Carl- son WM BUttoned at St. followlnr active Krrlee with Uw Heet. Vcrno Bunde. 35, SwanvlUe, Minn., downed by a cartridge through the spine Friday at a deer camp near Buyck, died Monday in a Virginia hospital. Anton Gicse, 37, also a Swativille resident, was absolved of negligence in the death of his hunt- son a mon ag. iiegjiucnce m WIE Id ea v The new director was appointed, companion. Hc drew a 90-day reported klllod today as a Constel- All other ofllecn, including A. M. as eh of engineer by Olson to MSB Louls county work n burned at Skinner Albert Lea, vice-president, and in 1040 became tha deputy eer a howovcr, for shooting deer a John Cayc, of Aurora, another hunter, found in the woods in the Pike river area after the Excelsior youth had been missing since 7 a. m. Saturday. Physicians said he was in serious It be incomparable dis- condltlon as result of exposure and! aster lmvo to hnvo r- Aerial View Of The Peter Pomputls farm where Buford Scnnctt and Robert Wlnslow hunted in con- nection with the HlrTying of a University of Wisconsin student and tho rape of a University ot Mlchluiin coed .urrendercd Monday after bloodless, siege. (A.P. Wlrcphoto to The Republican-Herald.) day In. advance of the official open- ing. Feel May Be Amputated In the hospital at Blwabik was Peter Pomputls family, held as hostages. (A.P. Wircphotos) Mrs. Taft Assails Policies Of Truman Administration Milwaukee Mrs. Robert A. Taft, wife of tho Ohio sena- tor declared "President Truman's foreign policy has brought us to inflation at home, starvation and communism, abroad. It Is tne most terrible situation we have ever faced." ISL temoje we SpeaklnR to the Republican Women's Organization of MHwaii- kee County, Mrs. Taft said: "This Republican Congress can- not follow blindly the leadership I that has got us into our present Toivo Williams we want to help Europe: as far us we can without bankrupt-: ing our free American economy. "The main object of American foreign policy must be the peace and prosperity of the United States, if our economy were 17, was in the same hospital with a bullet wound in his leg as the result of a hunt- ing mishap near Biwabik yesterday afternoon. oil controls but instead "he got scared and ended OPA overnight, with a tremendous shock to our economy." 1 The trouble wltli the Truman ad ministration, Mrs. Taft said is that No JNCKiieence rouna A Bcltriml county coroner's New Deal, entrenched at Wash- sitting at Blackduck. found that no-------- Stassen Fund Campaign Planned in State of Owatonna, chairman of. the Friends for Stasson, said today. headquarters, organizing and radio ceived for lectures and his writing. ncgligcnco was involved in the death of Archie Hcikinnen, 22, a University of Minnesota student from Washkish, who was struck by a stray bullet near his home. Officials at Isle, Minn., said there were still no clues to the man who shot Donald Wolfe, 37, Spring Lake Park, following an argument Sun- day over possession of a downed deer. Wolfe's condition was re- ported serious at Fall-view hospital in Minneapolis, where he was token with two wounds in thu chest near Ills heart. ington for 16 years, has "forgotten ror Ulc tcn days of tho campaign, 1.000 board feet. the little man who pays the taxes Galncy said. With organization of f and carries the gun when the units completed In CO of the WorKer eminent ceLs us Into trouble." -state's counties. The other 27 coun- p After 29 Y< More than 250 Wisconsin counties. The other 27 coun- have their organizations More than 250 Wisconsn epu-ugs win have ter 01 lican leaders attended a luncheon I set up by this weekend. r's wife. Thn monev. Gainey si 'for the senator's wife. Cyrus L. Philipp, national com- mlttecman. from Wisconsin, said the state Republican party 1ms taken no stand on candidates for presi- but welcomes them forts on Stassen's behalf up to the Republican national convention next spring. .i of has been set of America will (ipeak to tho of women hero November 25. Louis county the first degree murder in the of a University of Wisconsin medical student and with rape in connection, with the attack on a 13-year-old. University of Michigan coed. They will be arraigned in superior court at Madison today charfed with first degree murder. Sheriff Ray Kutsche of Clark county said the young had "freely admitted" the shooting of Carl L. Carlson. 25, the medical student, and the rape of his sister- in-law during a wild automobile rido Friday night. The girl and Carlson had been picked up by the youths when they hitchhiked a ride to Carlson's home In Badger village, near Madison. Officials said the prisoners ad- mitted throwing Carlson's body Into the Wisconsin river from a at Boscobcl, in southwest Wiscon- sin. The girl had escaped from kidnap car Saturday near Hlllsboro. 125 miles south of Neillsville and related her story to officials. Winslow was removed to Dane county Jail at Msdison. at (Continued on 4, Column J) NEIU.SVIU.E Softwood Lumber Duty, Excise Tax Cut 50 Per Cent Washington The United States agreed to cut the import duty and excise tax on softwood lumber by 50 per cent In the trade agreements negotiated at Geneva. with 22 other countries, the department announced Monday. The new agreement is effective campaign to January 1. a fund of among Min- -j puju jkiiu ncsotans to pay expenses ol Haroia sprucc species are E. Stassen's campaign for the Re- not subject to excise publican presidential nomination changed from to 25 per and spruce, and hemlock, flr and larch, which are to both duty and tax, excise only, the rate After 29 N. Y. Wilfred extra but he Cote appeared at the Massena. plant' ot the Aluminum Company dldnt of St. the right.