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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 2, 1947, Winona, Minnesota W y our Newspaper Serves Freedoia by Serrinf Ton Full Leased Wire Report of The Associated Press Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations VOLUME 47. NO. 192 WINONA. MINNESOTA. THURSDAY EVENING. OCTOBER 2. 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY TWENTY PAGES All-Out Food Drive for Europe Urged Self-Rationing Drive Gets Under Way Henderson Attacks Program; Harriman Sees Further Need By Sterling F. Green Tru- man's drive 'or American "sclf-ra- tloning" to head off starvation in Europe went into high gear today amid hints that the administration may take more drastic action I necessary. Leon Henderson, wartime boss o prices and rationing, denounced th Renubll- Lines, 0- ponce SIOPIJLU a" pedestrians within two blocks ol -Ithe ball park, demanding a show r oce a tabbing of Mrs. Bush, a minister's wife. (A.P. Wirephoto to The Republi- can-Herald.) Chicago Boy, 15, Admits Stabbing Pastor's Wife 15-year-old voca- tional high school boy. described by ils parents as a "very good was held in jail today after, police said, he signed statement admit- ting the fatal stabbing of a minis- ter's wife in an attempted robbery September 24. Police. Captain Patrick Collins said the plump, tousled-haired youth. James Hartmann, also ad- mitted he sloshed and robbed a young mother In the same South 3lde district in which the stabbing occurred. He had been seized for question- ng in the attack Tuesday night on Mrs. Mary 25, mother >r two small children. After--she dentiflcd Hartmann last night, t'vo if her brothers grabbed and beat ilm before police separated them. 'Didn't Mean To' Collins said after young Hart- mann finished a statement relating to the attack on Mrs, Clausen, he was questioned about the slaying of ifrs. Gracelyn Bush. 32, wife of a minister', in a busy South Side park- ng lot. "Yes, I killed Collins quoted Hartmann ns saying. "But I didn't mean to kill her. I didn't know the knife was open. She came to- ward me and screamed, I hit her. Then she fell. I ran away." Collins said the youth related Imt as Mrs. Bush -was about to en- :er her new car, he pushed a knife ;hrough the door. Sow Three Movies I told her It was a Collins said Hartmann told him. 'She started1 toward me and ?t was ,hen I stabbed her." Fleeing from the parking lot near ..he busy Intersection of 63rd and Halsted streets, Collins said the youth stopped at a drugstore and jought some adhesive tape to band- ago the knuckle of a finger on his eft hand which he cut. Then he went to a neighborhood theater and aw three movies. Collins said the joy learned about Mrs. Bush's death when ho left the movie about four lours later. Mrs. Bush was the wife of the Rev. Francis F, Bush, pastor of a levcnth Day Adventist church and he mother of an adopted two-year- ild son. Military Court Acquits Briton of Slaying Jew military court cqultted Captain Roy Alexander 'arran today on a charge of mur- _ering Alexander Rubowitz, It ruled tiat the missing 16-year-old Jewish oy had-not been proved dead. The youth was abducted May 6 while posting signs for the Jewish nderground. The prosecution based ts case largely on a light, grey hat ound near the scene of the abduc- lon which it contended bore the lame "Farran." Farran. who has decorations from British. United States and' French overnmcnts, formerly was-leader'of Palestine police "lightning patrol" .hlch operated against the Jewish underground. He had pleaded in- ocent. Youngdahl Cites Fire Losses, Sets Observance -'St. Paul Fires cost 58 lives, injured 137 persons and caused losses totaling more than In Minnesota during 1946, Governor Luther Young- dahl said today in proclaiming the week of October 11 as Fire Prevention week. He recalled that the President last May called a conference on fire prevention in Washing- ton and that he had called a similar meeting in September. "From these he said, "there has been developed a coordinated approach which united public authorities and private agencies in a construc- tive action program to reduce these, unnecessary losses." Emphasizing that, statistics show that nine out of ten fires can be prevented by cautious habits, the governor called upon every man, woman and child to assume his Individual re- sponsibility In conserving lives, natural resources and property of the state. "I especially request state and local governmental agencies, schools, the press and radio, ci- vic groups and agencies, and private enterprises to cooperate In the observance of this spe- cial week in carrying out the action program against the in- creasing menace of the proclamation concluded. Police Diners Fail to Detect Phony Russian hall full of policemen failed to penetrate the disguise of a fake Russian general who made a speech, at an F.B.I. banquet last night. Introduced as "General Peodor chief of the N.K.V.D. or Russian security police, the phoney general brought tempers to the boil- Ing point with his disparaging re- marks on the American capitalistic system. He launched into a tirade against the F.B.I, for using "old fashioned hawkshaw methods" and hinted that an American policeman couldn't find a peach in Georgia. About the time the hissing began, Ole Olsen of the Olsen Si Johnson comedy team silenced the speaker by squirting him with seltzer, pour- Ing a pitcher of Ice water on him, and mashing a custard pie in his Sell Stock at Lighter Weights, Farmers Urged By Ovid A. Martin Washing-ton consumers stopped buying and farmers stopped producing choice, juicy beef steaks and roasts during the next eight months, the food conservation battle for aiding the hungry abroad would be half won. Agriculture department livestock specialists estimate that normally j doubfe" "playi" Reese to Stanky to bushels of corn or other grain equivalent are used in the corn belt annually to fatten becf! cattle beyond the average of good of ticket before a person was per- mitted to pass the temporary bar- riers. Despite the Dodger drubbings, a full house ol some fans was on hand. All reserved seats and boxes had been--sold long ago and Club President'Branch Rickey had to turn back some to fans whose orders could not be filled. Play by Play Story of Game FIRST INNING Yankees: Hatlen's first pitch to Stirnweiss was called a strike. Stirn- weiss lined a two and one pitch against the right field wall close to the foul line, but some fast field- ing by Walker held the blow to a e Henrlch swung at a three pltcn and smacked into a Robinson. Jorgensen scooped up Lindell's grounder tossed him one hit, no Dodgers: Stanky took a called slaughter grade. .strike, then slapped the next pitch The goal of the food conservation! program is to reduce domestic con- soll Newsom's first pitch into sumption of grain at least cerlterfleld for a single. On the 000 bushels so that exports may' fourth pitch to Reiser, Robinson .come as near as possible meeting es-'jjj. out for second and was credited jsential needs for shortage areas a stolen base when he slid in Europe. Feed for Quality Secretary of Agriculture Ander- son told newsmen yesterday farmers could help save grain by .selling hogs at much lighter weights nnd by abandoning, for the time being, the practice ol' fattening beef cat- tle to the top grade. Cattle fall into four major grades choice, good, commercial and utility. The bulk: of the grain used to produce choice, or top grade, cattle goes toward putting quality on the meat rather than in adding addi- tional pounds. Choice beef has more fat about it, particularly a mixture of fat with the' lean, than the other lower grades. This additional fat con- tributes to the flavor of the meat. It naturally sells for higher prices than .the other grades. Lighter Hogs However, much of the extra fat on the .choice cuts is in excess of the quantity which average consum- ers -will eat along with the lean, of- ficials said. As a consequence, much of" this extra fat is left on plates and goes to waste. Officials said farmers already are beginning to market hogs at lighter weights, markets Hogs sold last week at principal averaged 267 pounds compared with 287 a year Anderson suggested further re- ago ahead of Lollar's throw which bounced oQ Rizzuto's glove. Robin- son broke for third but tried to scamper back when Stirmveiss back- Russ Veto on Italy Seen As Blunder General Assembly Deadlocked; Turns to Committee Work BULLETIN Lake The Jew- ish Agency, official voice of Palestine Jews, declared today that it was prepared "most reluctantly" to accept the parti- tion of the Holy Land into separate Arab and Jewish states. It predicted enforcement measures would be essential to partitioning but that the Pales- tine Jews would be ready to defend themselves as a nation. By John M. Hifrhtower Lake Success, N. matic experts predicted today that Russia's veto of Italy's bid for United Nation's membership would badly handicap Italian communist efforts to gain greater power and prestige in that strategic Mediter- ranean country. American officials privately ex- pressed surprise at the action which Russia took last night in a session of the United Nations security council. Some called It a "political blunder" which would work-strong- Overlook Treaty Rome A foreign office spokesman quoted Foreign Min- ister Carlo Sforza today as say- Ing Russia, "may have overlook- ed the preamble to the peace treaty" in vetoing Italy's entry into the United Nations. The spokesman told a news conference that Sforza. said "the preamble to the treaty, freely signed by Russia, states that formal execution of the treaty would be a strong factor favor- ing Italian entry." The treaty went into effect September IS. ly to the advantage of Italy's pres- ent non-communist government. The Italian application was sup- ported by the United States, Brit- ain and seven other members of the council and blocked only by the The American Bankers asso- ciation at its annual meeting in Atlantic City, N. J., elected Jo- seph D. Dodge De- troit, Mich., as its president for the year of 1948. Frank P. Pow- ers, president of the Konabec State bank, Mora. Minn., was unanimously elected treasurer. (A.P. Wirephoto) Case of Prison Shooting of 10 Negroes Reopened Savannah, Ga. A warden and four Georgia prison guards today were under indictment by a 'ederal grand jury which charged they deprived ten Negro convicts of their civil rights by shooting eight ;o death and wounding two last July 11. By its action yesterday, the fcd- ral Jury thus re-opened a case which a superior court grand jury, a state body, had already written off as justifiable. The shooting took place at the 31ynn county prison camp since ;losed, near the south Georgia port of Brunswick. In the indictment the federal ury charged the warden and the ruards fired shotguns "wantonly. mnecessarily and without just cause'" at the Negro convicts "for lie purpose of. imposing illegal, summary punishment." In the hearings before the state 'no" vote of'Russia's Deputy Por-igrand juryi -Warden H. G. Worthy eign Minister Andrei Gromyko. Selected for Forum American Ambassador Warren Austin indicated the United States would take the Italian case icontendcd the shootings were justi- fied because the negroes attempted a mass escape after being returned from n road project on which, they refused to work. At the time those of other Soviet-vetoed the silooting the Negroes were tries Finland, Austria, Portugal the larger forum of the general as- sembly. The ballot on Italy was one of a series of votes taken In the 11-na- tion council, which split cleanly along the usual east-west line. Not one of five applicant countries con-1 sldered yesterday received the re-1 quired veto-free majority. Russia also vetoed Finland, Hungary, Ro- mania and Bulgaria, opposed by America and Britain, failed of ap- proval because they could not get the necessary affirmative majority of seven. in the bnrbed-wire enclosed con- fines of the prison yard. St. Peter Woman Burns to Death St. John Keen. 75, burned to death in a fire which destroyed her farm home 14 miles west of here Wednesday night. Sheriff John A, Johnson, who in- vestigated, said tho blaze appar- ently resulted from, her efforts to ____________start a fire in the kitchen stove. j. Her husband, about 80, was work- YVCatJlCr ing in the barn some distance from the house when the flre began. FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and vicinity: Generally fair and somewhat warmer tonight and Friday. Low tonight 50; high! ing up the play retrieved the bnlliFrlday 76. and was out, Stirr.weiss to Rizzutoj Considerable Effort of German cloudljGirl to Stow Away who made the tag. Reiser walked. On Uiu first pitch to Walker, Reiser attempted to steal second but was out, Lollar to Rizzuto. Reiser in- jured his right ankle sliding Into second and .time was taken out while the Dodger trainer went out to administer aid. After a few mo- ments Reiser returned to his regu- lar position in centerfleld. No runs, one hit, no errors, none left. SECOND INNING Yankees: Di Maggio looked over two balls, then raised a towering loft to Reese who caught the ball near the edge of the grass behind second base.- McQuinn watched a third strike breeze by. Johnson rammed a three and two pitch past the out- stretched glove of Stanky into right fleld for a single. Jorgensen came in fast to scoop up Rizzuto's tap be- tween third and the mound and threw him 'out, Robinson making a nice catch of the wide throw. No runs, one hit, no errors, one left. Dodgers: Walker was out, Rizzuto to McQuinn Hermanski walked. Edwards lashed a fierce line drive against the fence in left-center field for a double, Hermanski rac- ing all the way home on the blow to put the Dodgers, ahead, 1-0. Reese rapped a single over Rizzuto's ductions, with most hogs going to neacj left-center, Edwards face. The "general" was an pounds. Johnson stooge. The banquet guests were peace officers from all over the country, gathered 'for an F.B.I, training course. market at weights between 180 and Russian Plane Drops Bomb, Vienna Reports Vienna Austrian govern- ment official said today a plane identified as Russian dropped a bomb near the Matzen railway station 'in lower Austria Monday, killing a woman, injuring her hus- band and damaging several houses. No comment was available from Russian sources here. Edith Rogers Asks Curbs on Russians sincrle to left sending Reese to sec- S. Representative I Newsom.s nrst pitch to Stan- Hli-.h Ttfmirse Rotrers (R.-Mass.) crossing the plate ahead of Di Mag- glo's throw. Jorgensen filed to DI Maggio in dead center, Reese re- maining on first. Vic Raschi, a righthander, began warming up in the Yankee bullpen. Hatten lined a Edith Nourse Rogers (R.-Mass.) seeks the deportation of all Rus- sian agents In the United States, the confinement of members of the Soviet embassy and other official representatives to "the area of their official and prohibition of exportation of war material to that country. .In a statement, which she for- warded to the secretary of state last the veteran legislator said "The security oi the United States and the whole of America demands that safety measures be taken." ky, high and inside, bounced off Lollar's mitt and rolled to the backstop enabling Reese to advance to third and Hatten to second. It ness with n few light showers north- east and cast central tonight, con- tinuing near Lake Superior Friday morning but becoming fair and warmer elsewhere Friday. Wisconsin Partly cloudy extreme South, and mostly cloudy north and central with a few scattered light showers north and cast central to- night, and extreme north Friday morning becoming fair and warmer Friday. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at noon today: Maximum, 60; minimum, 46; noon, 60; precipitation. .20 of an inch; sun sets tonight at sun rises tomorrow at TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max.' Min. Prc. Bemidji 59 46 Chicago......62 48 Denver.......32 45 DCS Moincs ..55 47 .16 Los Angeles 75 56 Miami........80 76 1-.73 Mpls.-St. Paul 53 -17 Seattle.......71 57 .12 Phoenix..... 100 74 DAILY RIVER BULLETIN Flood Stage 24-hr. Stage Today Change 14 2.5 13 1 Dam 6, T. W. La Crosse 12 4.5 .4 Tributary Streams Chippewa at Durand... 2.5 .2 Zumbro at Thoilman. 2.6 -I- .1 Buffalo above Alma... 2.2 .1 Red Wins Lake City Reads Dam 4, Dam 5, T. Winona y H w 2.G T. W 5 4 Pool W 4.2 on Plane Halted Frankfurt, Germany A .1 ,1 was ruled a passed ball for Lollar. xrempealeau at Dodge. 0.8 .1 Stanky connected with an outside pitch and drove it into the right field corner, the ball bounding off the wall near Henrich for a double, on which both Reese and Hatten scored easily. Raschi replaced New- som on the" mound for the Yankees. Robinson rapped a single Into right (Continued on Page Column 3) WORLD SERIES Black' at Neillsvlllc----3.0 Black at Galesville---- 2.4 RIVER FORECAST (From Hastings to Guttenbcrg) From St. Paul to La Crosse, there will be little change in the river stages but from Genoa to Dam No. 10, fluctuations will occur at nil tallwater- gauges due to lowering of pool No. 8 temporarily. blond German girl, put in a box for a dramatic stowaway flight to New York, was found disheveled but alive today at the Rhein-Main air- port. Pilots said the flight would have meant "certain death" for the girl because the box would have been stored in an unheated compartment where temperatures high above the Atlantic would have been below zero. The girl gave the name of Doris von Knoblock, 21. Airport employes who became sus- picious and pried open the box top found her wearing only a shirt and underclothing. She hastily donned a sweater, stepped out and appeared a bit dazed but nonchalant. Wiiliam Waring of New York, op- erations representative for Ameri- can Overseas Airlines, happened to sit on the box and noticed Jt was warmer than others in the ware- house. German employes told him they thought they had seen the cov- er move during the night but were unable to believe their Army officials took custody of the girl. Airport attaches said the girl ap- parently intended to. Join a former acquaintance in New York. 'Chicago's Kelly in Good Condition After Operation Chicago Edward J. Kelly, mayor ol Chicago lor 14 years xmtil his retirement last spring, was re- ported in "good condition" In Pass- avant hospital today after under- going an operation for removal of a bone abscess on his right leg. The operation was performed by Dr. Paul B. Magnuson of Washing- ton. D. C., a personal friend of the 71-year-old Democratic political leader. Dr. James K. Stack, his attend- ing physician, said Kelly might be In the hospital two or three weeks. Need Great, Says Returned Congressman Stassen Calls for Special Session to Deal With Problem By The Associated Preu Representative Reid F. Murray (R.-Wis.) today called for an all- out and "Immediate" drive to get additional food to Europe's needy, and Harold E. Stassen said a spe- cial session of Congress is essential in relation to the foreign situa- tion. Murray recently returned from Europe where he was a congres- sional delegate to the food and agri- cultural organization conference Geneva. In a report to Chairman