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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 22, 1949, Winona, Minnesota WARMER TONIGHT, SNOW WEDNESDAY THERE'S NO STATIC ON KWNO-FM 97.5 MEGACYCLES VOLUME 49, NO. 236 WINONA, EVENING, NOVEMBER 22, 1949 FIVE CENTS PER COPY EIGHTEEN PAGES TODAY- Jackson Tees Off On Writers By Jsunes Marlow Washington Crrrrrrrrnch. Justice Jackson brings up the ques- tion of ghost-writers again. Here was the Supreme court droning through a batch of dull Monday cases. It reached one about a lawyer accused of hav- ing had a hand in writing a maga- zine piece which bore another man's name but was in support of the lawyer's cli- ent. Suddenly Jus- Ice Jackson, w h o 's been Marlow Fire Kills Five ear D uran Reorganization Spurned 20 Nations May Rural Schools Win Back U, S. Bid At Heated Meeting To Free Ward By Gordon Holte The Friends of the Rural Schools realized a major victory in their j state-wide campaign to forestall rural school district reorganization here Monday afternoon when Winona county school officers voted over- I whelmingly to reject the establishment of a school survey committee this county. The decisive defeat of the meas- jure was cast at the close of an explosive two and one-half hour afternoon session that threatened around a long time in Washington on several occasions to degener- where you hear a lot about ghostjate mto a round name-calling, writers, teed off: I preponderance of sentiment 'against reorganization at yester- Ghost writine has debased the meeting indicated the final Injuries Fatal To La Crosse Man Mauston, Wis. Ed Bloss intellectual currency in circulation "oFtol nTraT'schJof rToH82. La Crosse' died _ i Chinese Reds Expected to Obey Moscow Orders By Edward E. Bomar Washing-ton A score or more nations are expected to fall in line promptly with an Ameri- can proposal for concerted action! to free Consul General Angus from a Chinese communist here (Washington) and is a typelganization movement in Winona'Juries received In an automobile ac-ij of counterfeiting which Scllool officers had Sunday. His car skidded on defense." Officials looked for the first re- No defense? Busy President Tru- man probably would be among the Yesterday's decision was made! first to defend It. So would Presi- wlth a scattering of delegates} down the proposition by a highways 12-16 near here, tne Personal mes- slx-vote majority when the ques- tion first came up two years ago. jliding with another automobile. dent Roosevelt, if he were alive. It was Just coincidence, but while voting for the proposal. final vote showed 238 ballots Justice Jackson was delivering In opposition to the establish- opinion of ghost-writing, another Iment of a committee and only 53 j Washington story was breaking: !ln favor of measure. The an-j Clark Clifford, one of Mr Tru-1nouncement of the election result! man's most trusted White by spirited hand-clap-j aides, was leaving to go and whistles from the more private business to make Persons who had packed money. toe Masonic temple for the day- Clifford has been serving as Mr, Truman's legal counsel and also as a ghost writer. In fact, as ghost writer for Mr. Truman, Clifford had succeeded Judge Samuel Ros- enman and some others who had done ghost writing for Mr. Roose- velt. The story of presidential ghost writing under Mr. Roosevelt and Mr. Truman goes like this: WHEN THEY HAD to make 8 on govern ment agency most expert on the subject (in this case the Labor de- partment) would dig up the sary facts and background. ITils would BO Into the ghost- writing mill at the White House where a number of aides would tajce a whack at putting the speech all the pieces were fitted __. maybe a last going over by Rosenman or maybe the whole Job by finished product went to the Pres- ident. Then the President, whether Mr. Truman or Mr. Roosevelt, would go over what the ghosts had written, make what changes he thought necessary, put in some touches of his own, or maybe even rewrite the whole thing. But, anyway, the spadework on the speech was usually done by the ghosts whose names w.ere never mentioned. long county school officers meet- ing. State Officials For two hours yesterday morn- ing, school officers listened as Eu-'to the act last night as the Metro- Met Packed For Opening of 65th Season By Arthur Everett New got in- gene Meyer and Wl E. Hanson of the state department of educa, tion outlined provisions of the rur al school district reorganization .aw and nearly an hour of the af ternoon session followed a. routine mttem of discussion and ques- tions. Strong opposition to the proposal had been expected from antlre- organlzation groups, however, and a vocal display of: this opposition was not long -In coming. politan opera opened its 65th season. On-stage, the Richard Strauss women-dominated opera "Der Ros- sage asking intervention with the Peiping regime. Secretary of State Acheson sent it out over the week- end to the foreign ministers of 30 governments, including Russia, The big question mark was whether Moscow and the four oth- er Soviet bloc nations would agree to take part in the international move, which diplomats said was I without precedent. j There appeared little doubt that Britain, Prance and most of the others would agree to bring pres- sure on the communists through their representatives in China to release Ward and the four mem- bers of his staff from their four- week captivity at Mukden. Moscow at the moment seem- ingly is in a more co-operative, mood toward the West than at! times in the past and if Moscow Governor Youngdahl, seated, hands to Adjutant General Joseph E. Nelson an order which he signed today at Minneapolis permitting Negroes to enlist in the Minnesota National Guard. Watching is Samuel Ransom, a member of the governor's interracial committee. (A.P. Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) onkavalier" went off smoothly the word are fairly Rise Stevens, Eleanor Steber the Chinese com-! others singing out their arias to six' solidly packed tiers of opera goers. Between acts, the great and would-be great of society put on their own show for the television cameras. Those who weren't starred in either performance lined the corri- Spearheadlng- the opposition aOTS ana pointed, oohed and aahed U.N. Resumes Debate on Plan for Libia By Tom Ochiltree Lake The United forces was C. P. Crawford, Wi- nona county leader of the Friends, who directed a series of questions regarding the administration of rural schools under the proposed reorganization to Hanson. The open demonstration against reorganization was touched off af- ter one member of the audience had asked Hanson pointedly whether "this matter wasn't in- stigated by the state department of education and isn't it just a lot of propaganda put out by Good Program Hanson replied that the state de- partment's only Interest "is in pro- moting a good educational pro- gram for the state." Crawford immediately retorted _ by citing a letter he stated was can we written by Secretary of State Mikej Ee couldn't. He finally gave up. Holm to a member of the Friends! in an endless, between-acts fash- organization. The letter was readjion show, society paraded in one hv pointed out door, along the Dar and Ollt t explained that Ijthe cameras. A few paused for a A handful at celebrities on and off the stage. One minute, the opera house at 39th street and Broadway was a gloomy, .deserted cavern. Its only light came from a single, feeble bulb above the orchestra pit. Brilliant Arena In the next. It became a glitter- ing, brilliant arena, with bejeweled patrons strung In a horseshoe pat- tern around the colorfully laid-out stage. But the bar was never dim. And never quiet. A table captain, veteran of 15 consecutive opening nights, lament- ed: "This is the worst I have ever They all want to walk around in front of the television caveras. had B. Herseth, Kittson county repre- sentaUve in the state legislature) for the commissioner of educa-; sented it ovcr an exanded network for a record audience. Hanson replied that "when any] High-jinks, such as have enliven- munists will free Ward. But if Moscow takes refuge be- hind the familiar contention that Russia does not Interfere in the "internal affairs" of any nation, the American move was- calculat- ed to have these effects: 1. Putting "Russia arid 'the com- munists on the defensive before world opinion. 2. Lining up International senti- ment against recognizing lihe new Chinese red regime and blocking its admission into the United Na- tions. I Only the Soviet bloc has extend-! ed recognition thus far, but Bri- tain, the British Commonwealths and some other countries are re- ported on the verge. American rec- ognition will not even be consid- ered as long as Ward is mistreat- ed, Acheson said. i Q Spirit of German Nationalism Rising U.S. Aid in World Food Plan Pledged Tru-j By Thomas A. Reedy the old spirit of German nationalism on the march again? Western Allied officials in Berlin have been piling up a file of evi- dence that points that way. "The bugaboo of communism may soon have to take a beck seat. There's competition an American political authority com- mented today. AH four occupation powers Britain, France, Russia and ihe TJ. S. appear to be sensitive to the rebirth of the old Bismarck said that Ward and his staff mem-, hers stand accused of beating a Chinese. Hoffman Cites Russ Plan for Conquest of U.S. co-operation to help "create an abundance of food for all countries." He called this a major co-opera- creed of mans." Recent examples of this are: In London, Member of Parlia- ment Brigadier Frank Medlicott said "signs of the return of nazi- ism in Germany are increasing." Washington, Chief War Children Die As Flames Level House One Child Tossed From Window Expected to Survive Bnrand. children I died today in a fire which roared quickly through a frame farmhouse. The dead were: Maxine Berp, IS, :David, seven; Jackie, six, and Don- na, eight, children of Mr. and Mrs. John Berg, and a grandchild. Putty Stai, four, daughter of Mr. aud Mrs. iOrrin Stai. Another son, Harry, eicht, was saved when his sister Maxine tossed him out of a second floor window. He suffered burns on 50 per cent !of his body but a physician said he [would recover. All of those who perished were {sleeping on the second floor of the Berg house, located near Rock Falls. 15 miles northeast of Durand. Mr. and Mrs. Berg, who have 14 children, were in the barn milkinc cows. Three other sens, Benny. 23, about 15, and Roger, about 17. escaped. The parents and the older boys made repeated frantic efforts in enter the house but were driven back by flames and smoke. Berg raised a ladder and found Maxine lying against an open second floor window. As he attempted to pull her from the house a furious blast of flame caused him to fall Backwards. The ladder was limited and as flames continued to shoot from the window, further attempts to get into the house were unavailing. Berg said hi believed Maxine was dead. He shouted to her but she did not answer. Meanwhile, Mrs. Berg and the old- er boys were trying to get into tile first floor but were beaten back St. Paul executive or- by smoke and flame. Russell and Roger discovered the fire. Their older brother had trouble with his car, had come home to Governor jawaken them and get them to push 'his automobile into Rock Palls. Youngdahl Signs Nonsegregation Order for Guard St. Paul executive or der permitting Negroes to enlist in the -Minnesota National Guard, 'for the first time in history of the state, was signed by Youngdahl teday. Germany for Ihe Ger- slgned Brigadier General Joseph E. Nelson, adjutant general, and Ne- gro leaders were present when the order decree" nave man today pledged United States Crimes Counsel Telford Taylor as- "There shall be equality of op- When the boys returned to the farm the house was ablaze. The nine-room house burned to the ground within a short time. There is no fire department at near- y Rock Falls. Neighbors took Harry portunity and treatment for all In-1 to the hospital at Kau Claire and eluding Negro citizens-who shalljthe Red Cross chapter at Menom- serve in the military and arranged shelter for the survl- forces of the state without segre-Ivors. (Tnt.inn Snf.rt unite- T'V, gation into separate units. The cause of the fire has not been serted the Germans are trying tojracial commission, was "soft pedal" the war crimes trials 'hose present. Samuel Ransom of St. Paul, The house was heated member of the governor's inter-1by an oil burner located on the amongjfirjt floor. behind a rising nationalism. General Nelson said that the! In Paris, the French have con- New Jerfey' Connecticut itive endeavor toward our common sistently resisted proposals to halt an objective of a stable and peaceful dismantling of German industry !ar and Wisconsm so far as he tates wnere NeBroes which they call war potential.. In Ottawa, Canada, Field Mar- world. In a speech for the annual meet- ing of the Food and Agriculture Or- ganization of the United Nations, the President declared: "If by working together In the Germans the "most dan- organization, we can create ani Serous people in Europe." abimdance of food for all countries, j Ths Russians, flirting with ex- industry are faes wnere L, 'ihave been integrated into the Na-! tional Guard. A year ago the War department' shal. Lord Wavell forecast that authorized Minnesota National, Germany would eventually officials to set up a come a greater problem for Negro unit but Negro leadersfif than the Soviet Lnion. He and Governor Youngdahl RH Blood Factor May Be Cause down the offer on grounds that It still was tantamount to segrega- tion. Claremont, Calif. Paul G.IUves and greater happiness to man piece of legislation dealing withjed openings in other years, wereiHofTman said today that the Rus-ikind everywhere." education Is being drafted, Nations assembly returned todayistate department of education Mrs. Betty Henderson, who once'over this country of ours in due sian politburo is "planning to takej Mr. Truman said the "point four" to committee debate on rival turally is consulted but only in fame by hoisting her leg on- viet and American-British propos- advisory capacity." I to a table, was on hand. If she als for peace after deriding over-! At this point Crawford broke in course." But communism's threat can prop-am he presented in his inaug- ural address last January could be be utilized to increase production of Philadelphia clue as to why some children arc born deaf or with hearing defects that later led to total deafness has been un- ly this month. They gave civil'justice and fair play merit "the! covered by the University of Pena- whflminply to make nation of Libia, a the observation that "I think 'that old gray haired gentleman entered the bar, she did it discreet-wiped out, America's foreign irt under-developed areas. (chief said, if the United States re- As for the performance on stage !mains strong and prosperous and The rival pence plans, now be- Mike Holm knows his way found "Der Europe achieves economic fore the political committee, capitol as well as anyone if not epic. to the core of east-west when he states that the bill'---------------- ment in the United Nations. Thcyiwas introduced for the commis-! have produced heated debate and sioner of education I think we can; .ire expected to continue to do sojdmw our own conclusion." until the assembly finally disposes Cheers, Applause of the These remarks were received Involved is a Soviet request forVith a round of cheers and ap-. a nonacsression pact among the'plause by the crowd at the meet-! five major powers the United mg. j States Britain. France. Russia, A few moments later, Crawford: and China: and ,ho Americnn-Bri-'ar0se and asked County Superin- tish counter proposal reaffirming, tcndent of Schools Jesse B. Jestus i the bindmK nature of the we get, a man to answer'! pledpe.s contained in the U. questions without beating' cnaltcr- :around the bush so much? This; Soviet Foreicn Minister Andrei man is taking so much time beat-! Y. Vishinsky has used the Russian ing around the bush, we'll never: proposal as a base to launch'get out of here." that what he describes as Addressing Hanson directly elements" in "You're wasting "time i United Mates and Britain are pre- brother. Come on now, let's go paring ior a new world war. A score of people in the audi- Deny J act Needed [Cnce shouted "Let's go. Let's The Western powers have declar- :and the shouts were accompanied! ed his charges are insulting clapping and laughing. their very nature and completely. Flushed. Hanson replied that1 unfounded. They say the U. Nv-0ur only purpose here today is! charter itselt maws glve you best Common i! any such five-power pact as the jean. If I'm taking longer Than voui Russians surest. I think js necessary, it Is simply! The settlement of Libia's future that I want you to have all o'fi came yesterday in an assembly .the information possible on this! plenary session at Flushing Mead- question." i I; was part of a larcer de-j There was a show of support! cision disposing of Italy's prewarfor reorganization voiced by a fewj -s African coiomes. [delegates and at one time, when! Libia, the largest of those col-Crawford asked Jestus "wherej onics, will become the law say that a man from! no; hr.or than 195C under the bind-jthe state department of education! ing decision lef: to The U. N. un-ican come down here and take over der terms of the Italian an hour to try and sell us treaty. reorganization." several persons The assembly also decided tne Friends leader to send Italians back to Africa trustees for ten years over Ital-! Soon after this Jestus announced! lan Somaliland and to set up a! that the discussion on reorganiza-i u. N. commission to decide would be closed and a vote! a year what to do with Eritrea !taken 1 recovery. shall brine- hpttcr hpotth to urin political strength, ran! "Minnesota Negro citizens, in shaU bnng better health, longer into German stuobornness on.jaccordance with our philosophy of ly tMs month. They gave and fair play merit the rights back to former nazis, to membership in the Na- ordered the communist puppet! tional Guard without the humila- government they set up in of Governor eastern zone to install communist! Youngdahl said in the executive ideas. Immediately the nazis, banded together within thej national Democratic party, out against turning private Hpin prise into so-called peoples-ownedj_ industries. ''Our experience, our knowledge, or technical experts are all avail- able to you, and I hope that you will continue to call upon them-as needed." The President made no reference! Bishop Manning Three requiem sylvama hospital. The hospital said yesterday (.he RH negative blood factor "can be directly responsible for Impaired hearing in the children of parents who have what is known as RH incompatibility." RH gets its name from the fact it first was discovered in rhesus monckys. It is the factor in the blood which refers to a substance found in the red blood cells. About 87 per cent of normal persons have On top of that, the socialist un- V (communist) party acknow- to a proposal to set up a world food lodged the existence of the "r.a- -W hank, or clearing house, as a meansltionalist" spirit 'within its own-semces were held in toe Cathedral! this RH substance in their blood- of getting surpluses from one area ranks and ordered a St John the Divine today f or j streams and they are called "RH into another area where food islpurge. They called it Bt- ?-ev- willlam T. The proposed world food bank would have a revolving fund of i most of it probably jfrom the United States. Doubt that Congress would be ready to share but most observers calculate thatiretired blsnoP of the Protestant; The remaining 13 per cent don't the "ism" was around long diocese of New York. (and are "RH negatives." Yugoslavia'.-; Marshal Tito broke' A funeral service was to follow! When an RH negative woman 'marries a man with RH positive with the krsmlin. How much of the growing Ger- man spirit of independence is "na- at noon. Bishop Manning died last the hospital explained, she day at the age of 83. heavily in the originally proposed I tionallst" and how much is pure! capital of prompted nazi is a matter of debate. I the 80 per cent scale down. Coplon Conspiracy jTrial Postponed Xew York The spy con- spiracy trial of Judith Coplon and Valentin Gubitchev was postponed today until December 27. The Russian engineer's newly re- tained attorney, Abraham L. Pom- lerantz won the postponement when !he told Federal Judge Sylvester J. Last week two German men In- vaded a Jewish synagogue near Bayreuth and ripped the Ameri- can flag off the wall. Only last night a group calling! itself "friends of Otto tried to hold a political rally In! Duesseldorf on the Rhine. The Bri-j tish occupation authorities forbade j the meeting. Strasser was one of] the seven men with Hitler whoj founded the Nazi party. He hasj been a refugee in Canada since! he broke with Hitler but has tried I repeatedly to return to Germany.) The Bonn legislative halls have! been ringing with more and more] on behalf of Germanism.l I Ryan he needed the time to pre-jOne delegate proposed recently toj pare himself for the trial. Pomerantz told the court that he [expected to explore the possibility that his client should be accorded diplomatic immunity. Gubitchev himself has advanced this conten- tion several times in court and it was one of the points on which he restore the Hitler-engineered schluss" with Austria (Hitler's; bloodless coup which brought Aus-! tria into the Nazi camp in 1938. )j One of the most persistent agi-j tations within Germany is carried on by the so-called "Nauheim cir- headed by Professor Ulrich based his decision not to employ Noack, which tries constantly, to Vice-President Alben Barkley and his bride stroll hand in hand down the beach at their "Shangri-La" honeymoon heaven at Sea Island, Ga.. where the newlyweds plan to spend a week. (A.P. Wire- photo to The Republican-Herald.) [counsel. The Soviet engineer changed his mind only last week and retained Pomerantz. The court ruled that all motions must be made by December 12, and indicated that only disposition of pre-trial motions might cause a further postponement. hold meetings of Germans from both the west and Soviet zones of occupation. The theme of the Noack followers is that everyone except Germans should get out of Germany and allow the country to become neutral ground in the East-j West political dispute. Dr. George Morris Dorrance, I of ten Is unable to bear a healthy -child. I Her unborn baby's blood can cause her own blood to produce antibodies that nay spell death, serious illness or defects for her child. I Such a condition, the hospital explains, is known as RH incom- ipatibility between parents. j This discovery was made ;through observation of 50 children i afflicted with cerebral palsy. jMany of the children also had hearing defects and speech dis- orders. After testing the RH blood of children and also parents, Dr. Jo- jSeph of research I in the hospital's audiology section that without exception the RH blood factor was involved ;in each of the cerebral palsy-hear- ing defect cases. WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 noon today: 72, internationally famous sur- Maximum, 37; minimum 20- noon' geon and chairman of the board precipitation, none: sun sets to- of the Campbell Soup Compa- night at sun rises tomorrow I at FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and vicinity Mostly cloudy and warmer tonight; lowest i26. Wednesday'snow flurries and somewhat colder; highest 36. Additional weather on Page 15. ny, above, died suddenly at his home in Philadelphia last night. Dr. Dorrance was one of the first plastic surgeons, beginning this work during the first world war. (A.P. Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) ;