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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 29, 1949, Winona, Minnesota CLOUDY TONIGHT, SUNDAY VOLUME 49; NO. 216 WINONA, MINNESOTA, SATURDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 29, 1949 FIVE CENTS PER COPY SUPPORT YOUR COMMUNITY CHEST. SIXTEEN PAGES TODAY- California, N. Y. Eye Roosevelts 15 ion rms Bill By Joseph and Stewart Alsop Washing-ton Although racing bettors who fancy Greentree or Calumet Farms sometimes put their money on two horses of the I same stable, a r-arlay on two mem-' bers cf the same family, for the governorships of two of the larg- est states in the union, is certain- ly a novel phenomenon in Ameri- can politics. None the less, such a parlay is, now entirely possible, on James I Roosevelt for governor of Californ- ia and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr., for governor of New York. It must be added that the amount of pleasure this gives to the Tru- man administration is so small as to be practically nondtecernible. To get the extreme lone: shot' out of the way first, young Frank- lin Roosevelt would hardly be a possibility for the New York gov- ernorship if he were anyone else, or if the Democratic party in New York contained many mature contenders. In fact, however, he is who he is; he has established himself in national politics with his brilliant Congressional cam- paign, and he has such powerful' backers as the astute Ed Flynn ofj the Bronx. NO ONE WHO HAS WATCHED young Roosevelt's energetic and sanguine approach to public life can doubt that he win seek the New York nomination if he has much chance to get it. Further-j more, he is likely to make a pretty good try at it. In his early thirties. Franklir.i Roosevelt is so perfected a politi-j cian that he senses the vote-get- ting poss1; uities of any situation: completely instinctively, as the oldj sailing-ship masters sensed the of their sails from the mere sound j of the wind In the rigging-. Aside: from Mayor O'Dwyer. his only strong rival in New York is Mayor Erastus Corning of Albany, anoth-j er young, able and entirely ;ht man, who nevertheless suf- Needed for Sewage Work Treatment Plant Must Be Enlarged Consulting Engineer's Report to Go to Council Next Week A consulting engineer has estim- ated that expenditures in the vicin- Matthews Ignores Demands He Quit Over Denfeld Firing Truman Seizes Control of Fund For Air Force Balanced Military Forces Required, President Says Secretary Unfit To Hold Office, Says Congressman By Elton C. Fay Washington Secretary Gus, A 275-Pound Spotted Poland China pig, snuggles Leon (Gus) Bachtell contentedly in the parlor of the Pete Bachtell home near Arlington, Iowa, today while Pete Bachtell and his wife with amusement. The pig is a family pet. (Story on Page Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) Democrats Strive For Big 1950 Vote based on an estimated population of in ld'70. The present plant, built in 1934-35, was designed to serve persons. Washington Senator (D.-N. M.) .predicted1 today j 2.Those changes, plus industrial of !the Navy Matthews, calmly ignor- ity of will be required tojing iawrnakers' demands that he meet the expanding requirements I quit, combed through a list of ad- 1 for sewage treatment in Winona. today seeking a successor, The estimate includes Louis Denfeld as chief ot i, !operations. jtures for bringing Swift Com-j Matthews gave not the slightest' pany sewage into the city sewer-1indication that he intended to heed! age. Swift, which now has no cries for his resignation: iment facilities, has been ordered !from at'east members of Con- igress. He declined any comment by the Minnesota department that or other statements from j health to proceed with plans for congressional quarters, 'proper disposal. i When reporters asked if there The report, labeled a an? chance he might change ihis mind about removing Admiral ary one, will be presented official-, and giving Wln otner ly by Greeley Hansen, Chicago, Matthews said firmly: to the city council sometime nextj "I asked the President for au- weelj jthority to make the transfer. I do Inot ask for things just to ask for In it the consulting engineer Qf courseb j intend to go makes two suggestions: !through with it." 1. Enlarging and making some I Admiral to Retire minor changes in the present sew-1 Denfeld's special assistant, Cap- age treatment plant for treating the future domestic sewage only, tne Navy rather than take a Bv Jack Bell the severe handicap of be-ithat a get-out-the-vote drive will reverse the usual off-year (Swiitt. ing._to the O'Connell organiza-Itrend in 1950 to increase Democratic strength in Congress. ijipneennjr Allowances tion Thus no one can say that a! Anderson, who heads the Democratic senatorial campaign commrt- Roosevelt in the New York gover-jtee, told a reporter he thinks President Truman's-so-called "Fair Deal norshlp race next year is not will help bring out the voters in record numbers. f -In the off-year elections, when long-shot bet at least. As for a Roosevelt in the fight! for the California governorship, this is a grim probability which; the White House has already reluc-j tantly faced. Life with an invidious i comparison is never agreeable and President Truman long ago lost whatever sentiment he may once have had about his prede- cessor. It is a drawback in the Truman White House, nowadays, to be a holdover from the Roose-: velt regime. j JAMES KOOSEVELT, moreover October Drop In Farm Prices in Report He estimates that it will cost the city to make the changes for completion of No. 1 and another a total Of there isn't a contest over the complete No. 2. idency it's always a question ofj The estimates include allowances voters' interestsjfor contingencies and engineering, them out to the j as well as changes in the plant 'and construction of a 15-inch line from Swift to lift station No. 7 stirring the voters' interestsjfor contingencies and engineering, enough to get he said. "If we can get a heavy vote, the Democrats not only can hold their own but I believe we can make gains in Congress. And I (Sarnia street and Mankato ave- ______ On a 25-year bond retirement think" all of "the discussion overjprogram, to finance the construc- President Truman's domestic pro- gram is going to turn the trick." Anderson said Democrats look on the Middle West as the vital battle tion, the consulting engineer esti- mates that the annual cost under No. 1 win be under No. 2 Washington Farm in the contest with the Re-j Those estimates include oper- for House and Senate jating costs for the plant and the continued to beat the 24 cent in the drum right into the Philadelphia; endecl October tne Agriculture I seats. convention, which Franklm reported today- He mentioned Ohio, Indiana, tirement lift stations, as well as the debt re- velt, Jr.. did not. In addition, James Roosevelt's chief enemies in the Lower prices received by farm-] Missouri, Wisconsin, Iowa and Colo- ers for hogs, truck crops, cotton racj0 as states in which the Demo- Says the engineer: "The difference in these costs is California Democratic organization iand corn pulleti the general price crats hope to pick up some sena-jthe result of adding industrial are the President's best friends down to 243 per cent of the torial seats. He conceded that in] waste to the proposed treatment the state, the loudly loyal amateur !1909_14 base. A montb ago it areas outeide the South, the facilities, cowboy, George Luckey, and t Democrats have their work cut out usefully prosperous oil man, EJj A few products increased slight- to keep members of their party in Pauley. Yet the President hosjly_ including dairy products, foodj office, swallowed his distaste for Jamesjgrains and citrus fruits. in the Midwest, Anderson said "It is the practice in municipal- Tru- man signed the largest military appropriation in peacetime history today but impounded it carries to build the Air Force up to 58 groups. The measure carries a total 'of for operation of the Army, Navy, Air Crops, and Ma- rines. In a statement the President said that Congress's action in increas- ing funds for the Air Force above his budget recommendations "could have a serious effect on our ability to maintain balanced mili- tary forces in subsequent years.3' In his budget recommendations earlier this year Mr. Truman ask- led funds for an Air Force of some 148 groups. The Senate went along with the President's figure but the House insisted on approaching for 58 groups. Just before Congress ad- journed, the senators yielded on ,this issue and provision for the I larger Air Force went into the bill. Defense Unity Stressed In blocking- Congress's effort to i raise the Air Force strength above JMs recommendations, the Presi- dent said his budget was based on a program "in which our air, naval iand land forces were planned and operated under a unified strategic 'concept." He said to build up the strength. iof other services to support the ex- panded Air Force would "additional very large appropria- tions." The President added that the de- fense program represents a bal- ance between security needs "in the light of our foreign policy and the economic and fiscal problems facing us domestically." The bill finances the Army, the Navy, the Air Force, the National Security council, the National Security Re- sources board and the office oJ Secretary of Defense for the year ending next June 30. Its total includes in cash and in con- tract authority for which future ap- propriations may be needed. Division of Funds Austin, Texas Slight scratches on the face and side were; Here's how the cash is split up: reminders today that Bobby Andrew Gow, a tinyj For the Army, Bobby Gow, three, is being lifted from a well at Austin, Texas, where he was trapped for three hours yesterday. Bobby is in the arms of Policeman Otto Ludwig, bareheaded. Fireman M. R. Miller, first man to reach the trapped boy, is the man wearing a cap who faces the well-pipe which is shown in left center braced by timber. Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) 0 Child, 3, Rescued From Eight-Inch Pipe lesser post. Vehement assertions that Mat- thews should leave the Defense de- partment came from Senator Knowland (R.-Calif.) and Repre- sentative Bates Bates is a member of the House armed services committee which heard Denfeld and most of the other high command of the three armed forces testify in the bitter! military wrangle over unification.] He said Matthews, who was] named to his job last spring, "is absolutely unfit to hold the office; his naval experience is nil and he can't even row a boat." Knowland declared it is "imper- ative" that the secretary quit "so that a new top team can properly j the function" in the Navy department, i thr From his home at Milledgeville, j inch cistern pipe. Ga., Chairman Vinson of the House Bobby, whose r------------ committee said Denfeld had been! 50 feet from his back doorstep, was reported m gooo shape made to "walk the plank" becauseiridge hospital. He spent the night: in Navy departraMt i three-year-old, was Imprisoned three hours yesterday deep m an eight-j Por the Navy, Bobby, whose 26-pound body dropped from view at p. m., just f____ 1_: _ 1____l_ _] VtQTir-LT-foH in sVlR DP R of his testimony two weeks ago that the Navy's attack power is be- ing ruined in the Pentagon. there under observation in the pe- diatrics ward. Maybe he owed his life to quick- Vinson said the committee 12-year-old Johnny look into Denfeld's ouster when1 Schneider. It was Johnny who Congress convenes next January.! shouted the alarm when Bobby A reporter asked Matthews if slipped feet first into the aban-: Denfeld's removal "is in any wayidoned pipe. a Johnny dashed into the home of; "Not'in the the and Mrs. James Gow and told; ities throughout the country toisecretary answered. Denfeld's tes- them what had happened to their handle a reasonable amount of in-ltimony, he said, was "not the de- little reddish-golden-haired boy, dustrial waste for treatment factor iri the decision to re- youngest of three children. Roosevelt. He has mastered his level'oT farm prices i he" ttiinks "the" high" price'supportj their 'plants 'without charge to thetmove'him." As the father rushed to the back- day began identifying the burnedjried money to provide 1.800 new fection for his friends. And he npr npllt nelnw wn in the last contributing. This isj Yesterday Secretary of Defenseiyard, Johnny stepped tp_ the tele- and Droken bodies of 48 to drive toward tms oojec- For the Air Force, For other military operations, in- cluding the secretary's office Tile Air Force gets and the Navy Of the contract authority. The bill was the subject of a Senate-House fight over Air Force funds and stockpiling of strategic materials that would be needed in event of war. The House finally won in its in- sistence that funds be provided for a 58-group Air Force, some ten Ponta Dclgada, Soa Miguel, The! groups larger than the President Azores Rescue workers to-; proposed, and the final bill ear- Identification Of 48 Air Crash Victims Sought is nearly nine per cent below bill passed in the last ses- industries contributing. recognized the of 'tne year and about 20 pension and now on President Tru-idone because industries are thejJohnson went on record along thelphone and dialed 4333. He remem- jci much dislikes as thejcejlt below the record set in Jan- man's desk will aid the Democrats. (backbone of any community and! same line. In a telegram answer-] bered the number of the fire de- c New Mexico senator said he! contribute largely to its continued I ing a protest from Bates, Johnsonjpartment because he had been a in effect, man he so probable gubernatorial iniuary_ 1948 California. Tng decline in the past month .The deed was done on the: shrewd advice of the new hinks the Brannan plan of subsidy land regular income and employ- denied that Denfeld was fired be-jfire marshal at his school last year. the largest since February ofipayments to farmers on perishablejment. chair- ;tlljs year. i crops will be an issue in some! Encourages New Developments JJIIICAU wi ithis vear. crops will be an issue in some; INEW sun, um.ji.iie ot-ciic m m> man of the Democratic national j cotton was bringing the lowest! states but not in others. Ander-; "Such a practice also encourages admiral lacked qualifications for; volunteers rolled in. the crash of an Air France cause of his testimony. The rea-j Firemen and policemen were York. tive. The Senate followed the Presi- plane 'plunged into a moun- dent's recommendation and wanted tainside yesterday. It was bound'only a 48-group force, providing for constellation. 1 new planes. The money dil- son, Johnson implied, was that the: the scene in ten minutes. Civilian A French technical mission wasiference was more than committee, William Boyle, who since Junei 1946 and hogs doing a thoroughly professional job were selline at the ]owest point pulling together the Democratic or- since September, 1946. IT! n rrnnrl TVtnitv lf.nt.PR n son never has been an industrial development which of this plan, which would let per-] tends to enlarge and improve the ishable crops find their own and increase the wealth of ganizations in a good many states. Except for a slight advance in ievel with the government boost-! the area. Boyle went to California on prices paid by farmersHng the farmers' income by pro-j "Some industrial wastes, howev- money-raismg trip just under all groups of payments. ler, have a high population equiva- months ago, looked over the to lower on October 15 than] Senator Wherry of Nebraska, and contribute a considerable spects. and concluded there month ago Tne general level of Rspublican floor leader, told a of the load on the sewage retail prices was 251 per cent porter he thinks the Brannan plant. This is true of e, of nearly! Win get top billing by the Demo-jthe waste from the Swift Com- just about everywhere perish-jpany plant which contributes al- nothing to George Luckey s dacy, and everything behind the lg09.14 average, of nearly'will get top billing by the Demo-lthe Roosevelt's. He counciled the per cent {rom just about everywhere An oxygen line dangled in the at work, trying to determine the] But the Senate won in its demand cause of the crash. Boxer Marcellthat the stockpiling program be said Denfeld wouldjpipe near Bobby's head and violinist Ginette down. The House wanted .chief of naval opera-J pumping until rescuers with coldjand pointer Bernard Boutet cut in this project but the Sen- ident on his return that recogniz- ing young Roosevelt was the real- istic thing to do. and five per cent from a year .ago.] able crops are being grown. Farm prices as a whole averaged) "Of course they are going cent of parity compared; make the Brannan plan an most 50 per cent of the total sus- Denfeld is a four-star admiral. perjAside from his present job, there the job. Matthews continue as tions "until his future duties and tin snippers cut determined and a successorjthrough to the lad at p. m. named." The secretary said he had not yet decided on a successor and therefore had submitted no nomin- ation to either President Truman or Johnson. to pended solids and nearly 60 is-jcent of the BOD. Iowa Episcopal Bishop Succumbs Des Moines The Right Rev. Elwood Lindsay Haines, bis- nv- nim0 per ol paruy uumjjareu maKe the iirannan pian au ceiii ui me mm THE ACT OF 103 per cent a month ago, he said. "To the adminis-j "Thus, the handling of these four-star rank: of the was then performed by Boyle Per cent a year ago and a rec-itration's way of thinking the in a municipal plant de- of West of 133 per cent in passed in the last session isiserves special consideration." two or'three weeks ago. Luckey j 1946. just a temporary one. I don't think; It is expected that the city couii- was so angry that he walked out] Parity is the level designed to (the farmers want the Brannanicil and the consulting engineer will are now only four assignments with! hop of the Episcopal diocese of Iowa since 1944, died last night at a Los Angeles. Calif., hospital. He Atlantic or the Pacific fleets; com- mand of United States naval forces in the eastern Atlantic and Med- iterranean; and command of the SU y LJJcti' nc vv dirwcu UUL ...w ------------------w on the party. According to farmers fair prices in but we're going to find shortly with Swift officials, eastern sea frontier, in Washington, the already to the cost of things theyjin next year's elections." was 56 years old. The diocesan office said Bishop Lindsay had gone to Los Angeles for treatment of a chronic illness. stop-Roosevelt forces received buy. blow from which they will not re-! Reflecting increased marketings, cover The more recent prices dropped from to' of RFC Chairman. Harley for 100 pounds between to see whether he is not the nan i September and mid October, to halt the Roosevelt ago they averaged is classified here as a mere ing trip. Hise is said authoritative- ly to be without even the most secret White House sponsorship. In short, as far as California is! concerned, the President seems to] remarkably sijWoHd HarmOHy nificant. not to say entertaining, Wichita, Kan the sug- Corn Crop Seen Madison, Wis. A record Wisconsin corn crop of bushels was forecast yesterday. The Federal-State Crop Report- ing service said October 1 esti- _______ _... ________..mates indicated a yield of about from several different angles. They jgestion thr.t "what the world needs] bushels more than last emphasize the surviving magic of is more close clos- year the Roosevelt name, which is the a seven-state con- good joke on the Roosevelt haters (vention of S.P.E.B.S.Q.S.A. open- They hold out a future possibility ed here last night. The corn yield was about 49. bushels to the acre compared with 44.5 in 1948 and 41.3 for the 10-year average. Yields of potatoes, rye, hay, peas ..........______ ,and canning corn, lima beans, dent Truman. Above all; the Pres- He's a member of the interna-! beets and cabbage also were high- ident's action in California alsojtional board of the "Society in 1949 than in 1948. Wheat, oats emphasizes the likelihood that Tru- the Preservation and Encourage-! and barley was lower of two Roosevelts running simul- The close world harmony sug- taneously for very high office, igestion came from Ken Way of which will be a good joke on Presi- Centralia, Mo. man is a candidate to succeed him- self. For he is not a man who forgets friends or makes up with enemies .without some powerful ul- terior motive, such as the preven- tion of another California rebellion in the 1952 convention. ment of Barber Shop Quartet Sing- j this year than in 1948. ing in America." Output of milk in September Was Gathering were an expected 400! nearly seven per cent above the delegates from the society's month last year. Production chapters in Kansas, Missouri, Io- wa, Nebraska, South Dakota, Colo- rado and East Wyoming, of milk in September was pounds, about 11 per cent above the ten-year average. The Burned, stripped-down hull of the S.S. Noronic is shown as it is towed from Toronto harbor today to start its last voyage. The Noronic, being towed by the tug Rival and supported by the steam- ship F. E. Massey, is on its way to Hamilton, Ontario, to be torn down for scrap. Flames swept the cruise ship as she lay in her berth at Toronto harbor September 17, resulting in the death of over 140 of her Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) Monvel were among those killed. There were no survivors. The body of 28-year-old Miss Ne- veu, one of France's greatest wom- _ ate demanded a curtail- ment. The final result after com- promise was a cutback in the stockpiling program. en musicians, was one of those so 14 Bills Remain far identified. Fourteen bills, including the new Another early report from the farm bill, still await action by the crash scene said the body of one.President. of the pilots had been found almost] These are all that are left on the his arm thrown up to ward off a blow. Details were slow in as if, White House docket of the mass of legislation approved by Con- arriving! gress in its closing days. from the remote spot of the dis-l Deadline for action on the re- aster, high on Sao Miguel island's highest rocky peak, near the vil- lage of Algarvia. But first reports confirmed that the plane crashed into Pico Redondo at 3 a.m. yes- terday (9 p.m. C.S.T. ten minutes after it sent its last bill, most of it for arms aid to message to Santa Maria airport, 54 miles south of the crash scene. The plane thea said it would land at Santa Maria for refueling in five minutes. Shepherds in the Algarvia area said they heard the sound of en- gines overhead, above the east coast of the island. Suddenly the sound was cut off, they said, and in the distance they saw a brilliant light in the sky. Then they heard a crash. This same report came from many surrounding villages. Admiral McVay Succumbs at 81 maining important measures is midnight, November 1. The President disposed of nine bills yesterday. Among others, he signed: A supplemental appropriation Western Europe. It also provides funds for Korea, Greece and Tur- key and for military construction in Alaska and Okinawa. Two bills carrying pay increases averaging to a. year for classified government work- ers and a year for postal employees. A measure setting up a federal loan program to expand rural tele- phone faculties. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECASTS Winona and vicinity: Considerable cloudiness tonight. Partly cloudy Colder. Strong northwes- B. McVay, 81, who formerly com-jterly winds. Low tonight 38; high manded the U. S. Asiatic fleet, died Sunday afternoon 50. yesterday. The retired Navy officer, a native of Edgeworth, Pa., had been hospi- talized at the Naval Medical Center LOCAL WEATHEE Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: _______ Maximum, 70; minimum, 40; at nearby Bethesda, Md. He left ainoon, 70; preciptation, none; sun- widow and one son, Charles B. Mc-lsets tonight at sun rises to-- Vay TTT of New Orleans, also ajmorrow at retired admiral. i Additional weather on Page 4. ;