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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 20, 1947, Winona, Minnesota W EATHER >nd continued mild tonlirM and TtirAdny. c ONTRIBUTE To Wlnona'n Community Chest Full Leased Wire Report of The Associated Prew Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations VOLUME 47, NO. 207 WINONA, MINNESOTA, MONDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 20, 1947 FIVE CENTS PER COPY EIGHTEEN PAGE3 1 Dead, 7 Injured in Galesville Crash Boy, 3, Killed By Truck at Spring Valley Twelve Others in Minnesota Weekend Accident Fatalities By The Associated Press A three-year-old Spring Valley Minn., boy was among 12 Mlnne- sotans who lost their lives in plane and highway accidents over the weekend. He was Dennis Forrester son of Mr. an.-l Mrs. Frtincis For- rester, who was killed Instantly when he was hit by n gravel truck driven by Harry Schuchard, 47 Pltlnview. Minn., on highway 63 in Spring Valley. Dennis was on trie way to a store with his four-year-old brother to buy balloons and apparently ran in- to the path of the truck, Other victims: The Rev. Rclnholdt Schlcrnbeck, Sanbom. Minn., killed when an Illinois Central train struck his auto- mobile near Lyle, Minn. Ho was en route to his new pastorate at Charles City, Iowa. Crash of a light plane on a farm near Mllnca brought death to the pilot, Vernon Sanderson, 20, St Paul, and fatal injuries to his 10- year-old brother, Melvln, n passen- ger. The two had planned to visit their grandparents' farm. Vernon killed instantly and Melvin died about 6 a. m. today in Mllaca hos- pital of his injuries. William Portz, 23, and Edward J. Guvnor, 23. St. Paul, killed when their automobile missed a curve in St. Puul and hit a light pole. William Kocstor Brown. ST.. 38, his (ion, William Jr., 10, and Lcan- dcr E. Dcvnney, 40. all of St. Paul, killed when their car hurtled from n highway near Park Rapids Minn. Samuel H. Oldrlckscn, St. Paul, was srrlously injured. Emll Maypark, 72, Sttllwater, Minn., injured fatally when struck by an automobile, Gerald A. Austreng, 25, Minne- apolis, fatally injured when n cor in which he was riding missed a turn in Richfield, Minneapolis mb- urb. Ocnc W. Crrglon, IB. son of the principal of Crosby Junior High school, was killed, and three others Injured, ono seriously, in a collision Sunday night on highway 210 about three miles east of Deerwood. Orri- Bon was riding in a machine with John LaVictoric, 10, of Crosby, who, Joan Arton, 1G. also of Crosby, recovering from minor hurts In R Crosby hospital. Tho driver of the other car, Enrl KnUdson. 18, of Anoka. was in critical condition a- Bralnerd hospital. Two Student Die in Iowa Crash Traer, Two student pilots were killed Sunday when a small, single-engine airplane crashed on a form five miles northeast of here. The victims were identified as Wil- liam McNamee, 19. believed to be the pilot, and Leroy Brlggs, 21, both of Traer. Waseca, Foley Fire Losses Near Weather FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and vicinity Fair and continued mild tonight nnd Tues day. Low tonight 52; high Tuesday afternoon 83. fair with little change in temperature tonight and Tuesday. fair tonlghl and Tuesday. Cooler north portion tonight and northeast portion Tuus- General .De Gaulle drops his ballot In box at Colom- bey les Deux Ellses, France, in the municipal elections. Today It was conceded that candidates nominated by his party were in the lead. (A.P. Wlrcphoto via radio from Paris.) day. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for tho 24 hours ending at noon Sunday: Maximum, 75; minimum, 42; noon 74; precipitation, none. Official observations for tho 24 hours ending nt 12 m. today: Maximum, 77; minimum, 52; noon 7fi; precipitation, none; sun sets to- night at sun rises tomorrow at TEMTERATUKES ELSEWHERE Max. Mln. Free Bemldjl.............. 72 42 Chicago.............. 75 4C Denver 81 4G Los Angeles.......... 87 00 Miami 83 70 Minneapolis-St. Paul 78 55 Seattle 54 46 .10 Phoenix 97 00 Washington .........81 59 Winnipeg C4 43 DAILV RIVKR BULLETIN Flood Stage 24-hr, Slnco Toclny Change Reel Wing H 2.4 Liikr City C.O 12 13 3.3 4.1 2.5 3.1 5.3 10.1 .Rends mm 4, T. W. Dum 5. T. W. Dnm 5A. T. W. Winon.a fC.P.) Dam 6. Pool Dam 6, T. W....... 4.2 Dakota (C.P.) 7.5 Dam 7, Pool Dam 7, T, W...... 1.8 La 12 4.8 Trlbulary Chippown at Durand. 1.3 Zumbro Thcilmnn Buffalo above Alma. Trcmprnlcuu nt Dodge Blucl: sit NeillsvIHc.. Black nt Galesville... Lft Crosse ut W. Snlem 1.8 Root at Houston....... 5.5 RIVER FORECAST (From Hastings to Guttcnberft) During the next two days, there will be practically no change In the stages throughout this district. 2.0 J.O O.C 2.G 2.2 ,8 .2 .1 3 Escape When Floor Collapses couple and heir three-year-old son were not mrt when the second floor of their home collapsed, hurtling their beds o the floor below. William Swirsdlng, 40; his wife, Pauline, 28, and their son, William, were asleep when the rear of their lomo gave way. As the doublo bed and crib fell en feet in a shower of plaster, Swirsding threw himself across the hild to protect him from debris hnt continued to tfall. The second nnd third floors, the wall and a 30-foot section of his oof crashed with a jarring shock hat hurled a neighbor from his ied. There was no explanation of the collapse. Aurora Powdered Iron Plant Operations Begin Aurora, oper- ations in tho powdered iron Hollywood Un-American Trend Cited Thomas Refuses Move to Quash Stars' Subpoenas Washington Jack L. War- ner, Hollywood movie producer, told the House committee on un-Ameri- can activities today that people "with un-American leaning" have Infiltrated Into the movie Indus- try. But he carefully declined to soy under questioning from committee members that these people are com- munists and insisted on using the description When Robert E. Stripling, chief investigator for the committee, wanted to know where communists have invaded the film capital, War- ner said: "The answer is that there are people with un-American leaning." They are mostly in the "writing Warner added. "Would you admit there are cer- tain people in your studio, who are Stripling asked. Warner replied. Committee members present as the first session opened were Chair- -.....................raal1 J- Darnell Thomas (R.-N. J.) Company at Foley was swept by land Representatives McDowell (B.- Vail (R.-II1.) and (R.- Jack Warner Of Warner Brothers studio; Paul V. McNutt, chief counsel for the movie industry, and Louis B. Mayer of Metro-Gold- wyn studio, left to right, listen to a statement by Representative J. Parnell Thomas (R.-N. not shown, today at the opening at Washington D. C., of a House un-American activities committee inquiry into communist activities in the motion picture industry. wirephoto to The By The Associated Press Two Minnesota towns were hit by fires Sunday and estimates of the loss ranged from to 000, while smoldering .ashes in a brush and timber area near Ona- mla broke out in threatening flrcs and 200 volunteers fought to control them. The Hall Brothers Mercantile The Photo Above, taken by A. P. Glcre of Galesville, shows the wreckage of two cars after a head-on collision one mile east of Galesville Sunday afternoon. One woman was killed and seven, were Injured In the mishap. '_______ flames early Sunday and damage estimates ranged from to Cooperation St. Paul Governor Younjdahl, general chairman of the "keep Minnesota ffrccn" committee, today urged all MInnciotans to cooperate In the present critical forest fire sit- uation In the state. The two-story frame structure was destroyed, despite ef- forts of firemen from Foley, Mllaca and St, Cloud. Loss A two-story frame building hous- ing three' business firms was de- stroyed at Waseca late Sunday With the loss placed at to The structure housed the Buckley Appliance Company the Cor- Vail (R.-I11.) and Nixon (R.- Refuse to Quash Subpoenas Before Warner's testimony began, the committee refused to quash sub- poenas for IB Hollywood personali- ties called ns witnesses in tho in- quiry. Chairman Thomas declined to re- ceive n motion for that purpose from Robert W. Kenny, counsel for Actor Larry Parks and 18 writers and producers. Kenny was told to make the motion next week when his witnesses are scheduled to be heard and to file a statement of facts in the meantime. "This is certainly Kenny, n. former attorney general of California, remarked when ordered him to stand aside so the first scheduled witness could be called. "That is may ask one nor lunch and the Webber