Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 21, 1947, Winona, Minnesota
W EATHER and tomorrow. w INONA Ntedx a Auditorium Full Leased Wire Report of The Anociated Member of the Audit Bureau of CirculatioM VOLUME 47. NO. 235 WINONA. MINNESOTA, FRIDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 21. 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY SIXTEEN PAGES Storm Sweeps DafeotasGeneral Omar Bradle-y 19 Persons Marooned in South Dakota Travel Difficult or Impossible In North Dakota By The Associated Trend A bus was unrcportcd seven hours cars were trapped In deeply drifted roads and many schools cloned today after a night bllmird rngulfed all but tho southeastern portion or South Dakota. North Dakota too was In tho firm grip of winter with heavy snows, ranging up to a foot nnd a half In depth 'in southeastern areas blanketing much of the state. Travel In North Dakota was difficult or Impossible. tin Winona tlte minimum tempera- ture durinp the past 24 hours was 32. The temperature pot up to 42 yesterday aftcrnon and .13 Ol an inch, ot rain fell aurtnp the night.) The South Dakota storm began breaking up in tho morning, and Weather bureau said it headed for the Wlllmar, Minn., area. While tho blizzard piled drifts to thrre feet In the central part ol South Dakota, the Vankton and Sioux Fulls sectors had hoavy rains. It Marooned The highway department raid most roads through tho mldportlon of tho state and In tho northeastern sector were In poor shape. Nineteen persons were marooned east Ol Stamford, 8. D., but they were re- ported to have suffered little dis- comfort. A Bwaiuion lines bus, unrtported for seven hours, pulled into Aber- deen at 11 a. m., with on exhausted driver and his passengers reporting they shoveled "nearly every curve between here and Jamestown The police radio station at Pierre also began scorch for H, Hamil- (Contlnned on 9, Column 1) STORM To Be New Chief of Staff Elizabeth, Philip on Honeymoon Estate Romsey, England Princess Elizabeth and Philip, her prince, wed Thursday in the tradition of a thousand years ol English pomp and circumstance, began the "ever after" days of their royal romance today with one of rationed Britain s rare and eggs for break- Blum Warns of Communists and De Gaulle Party Weather FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and flur- ries and much colder tonight. Satur- day, quite cold, snow flurries end- ing by noon. Low tonight 22; high Saturday 28. Strong northwesterly winds, diminishing Saturday noon. changing to snow flurries and much colder tonight. Saturday cloudy and much colder with snow flurries north and central portions. blowing and drifting snow north and snow flur- ries south portion tonight. Slowly diminishing winds. Snow flurries Saturday. Decidedly colder with temperature falling to zero north- west, and 10 to 15 above southeast half of state Saturday night. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 42; minimum 32; noon, 42; precipitation, .13; sun to- night at sun rises tomorrow at EXTENDED WEATHER Minnesota and perature will average thrco to five degrees below normal except eight below Minnesota. Normal maxi- mum 31 northern Minnesota to 47 south. Normal minimum 10 north- ern Minnesota to 27 south. Con- tinued rather cold throughout period. Precipitation will average one-quarter Inch northern Minne- sota to three-quarter Inch southern Minnesota and Wisconsin. Snow flurries Minnesota and Wisconsin Saturday, Snow Minnesota and Wisconsin late Sunday nnd Monday. TEMPERATURES ELSKWIIERB Max. Mln. Free. Brmldjl 35 ChlcaKO 4B Denver 2G Ot s MolnCK 40 Dultlth 35 Los Angeles Mluml Mpls.-St. Paul Nfw OrlninN Edmonton 63 80 37 05 17 1H 32 35 5 43 32 4ft 34 53 f) 4 .26 .02 .04 .34 .12 .37 1.48 .07 .05 DAILY ICIVKR IJUI-LETIN Flood SttiKo 24-Hr. Stuco Today Change Red Wing 14 2.G -t- ,4 Lake City 0.1 -I- .2 Reads 12 3.0 13 Dum 4, T. W. Diirn .1, T. W. Diim ,riA, T. W. Wliiotm (C.P.i Dum n, Pool Dum C, T. W. Dakota (C. P.) Dam 7, Pool Dam 7, T. W. Ln 12 4.3 2.7 3.3 10.1 4.3 7.5 D.3 1.0 -1- .1 -h '.2 -I- .2 Tributary Streams Chlppcwu (it Dunmd, 2.B .2 .1 -H .1 4- ,1 .1 Buffalo above Alma.. 2.3 Trcmpealeau ul Dodge 1.0 Black lit Nclllsvllle... Black at Oalesvlllo---- 2.G Ln Crosse at W. Salem 1.0 Root at Houston....... 8.8 RIVER FORECAST (From Hantlnits to Outtrnberif, Iowa) Fluctuations of pool lovcto will amount to .2 to ,4 foot, duo to strong wind action. Otherwise, no Impor- tant changes In this district over Saturday. Leon Blum FarU Premler-Deslgrinte Loon Blum told tho national assem- bly today "International commu- nism has openly declared war-on French democracy" nnd that ''the republic is In danger" also from General Charles De Gaulle's light wing People's party. "The situation Is the 75- year-old (socialist leader' declared. Blum sought assembly to form a government to replace that of Socialist Premier Paul Ra- madlor, who resigned .Wednesday. As ho spoke, workers wero on strike In critical industries through- out Franco .and tho CG land grant colleges and universities, the United States office of education said today.. Topping the list Is the University of California, with students. The University of Illinois Is third with and Ohio university Is fourth with Minnesota's enrollment Includes men and women. Of the men, are World War II veterans. New students this year number men and 998 women. St. Paul Man to Follow Him As Head of V.A. General Omar N Bradley is to be the army's new chief ol staff, President .Truman said today, and will be succeeded as Veterans administrator by Carl R. Gray, Jr., Chicago railway executive and industrialist. Bradley will take over the top army Job when General Dwight D. Eisenhower retires next spring to become President of Columbia uni- versity Jn New York. Just when tills shift, will take place, Mr. Truman said, is Indefi- nite, but Gray will start his new duties as veterans administrator January 1. Meanwhile, the President told news conference, Bradley will make a survey of the army department's facilities. Gray, a Republican, Is vice-presi- dent of the Chicago under consideration in Congress. Positive Action TJnced Initial hearings by the Senate- House economic committee on President's request for the inflation, controls were scheduled after the meeting of G.O.P. senators. Although Chairman MUlUdn (Colo.) said he doubts any final de- cisions will be made by the Repub- lican conference, blocs Jed by Sen- ator Flanders of Vermont and Sen- ator Capehord of Indiana planned to urge what both have called "posi- tive" party action. Capchart sold he and several oth- ers would propose a program de- signed to Increase farm and manu- facturing production as a means ot checking prices. Capchart's proposal Includes a provision to increase the straight- time work week from 40 to 44 hours. a contribution he contends labor ought to be willing to make If Con- gress in return would hike present income tax exemptions from person to There were indications that a Re- publican program would be drafted using some of their ideas but plac- ing primary emphasis on a reduction. In government expenses, a cut In taxes and payments on the national debt. Hallcck Speaks House Majority Leader Halleck (Ind.) gave evidence of his line of thinking when he defined the Re- publican position for a New Yorfc audience last night In these words: "By courageous, honest, states- manlike and careful action we should be able to meet our requlre- ments abroad, provide all neces- sary governmental services and functions, begin the orderly liquida- tion .of our national debt and also give the people much needed and well deserved tax relief. All to the accomplishment of our full strength and security, our peace, happiness and prosperity." Hallcck contended that when Mr. Truman said In his opening mes- sage to Congress Monday that the average housewife today pays for food which cost only a year and a half ago, the President forgot to add that of that goes for taxes, federal, state and local." Man Accidentally Shoots Self He Dog Tomahawk, Wis. Harvey Peterman of Harshaw, WIs, taken to a hospital Thursday with. a bullet wound in his side because he bent over to pick up his dOR from the path of an approaching automobile. A .22 caliber revolver fell from his pocket, struck the pavement and discharged. PetermaiJ was reported out or danger.