Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 27, 1949, Winona, Minnesota
CLOUDY TONIGHT, WEDNESDAY THERE'S NO STATIC ON KWNO-FM 97.5 MEGACYCLES VOLUME 49, NO. 188 WINONA, MINNESOTA, TUESDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 27, 1949 FIVE CENTS PER COPY EIGHTEEN PAGES Levy Increase Pared to TODAY- Point Four Heart of U. S. Policy By James Marlon' headed on bright, cold January 20. President! Truman stood on "the temporary! wooden stand at the Capitol and de-! Hvered this inaugural address, be-1 ginning his full, four-year term. In that address he outlined fourj roads down which he thought the; U. S. should travel in its interna-; Billion Dollar Overseas Arms Bill Advanced Russ A-Bomb Claims Oust Economy Move By Don Whitehead Washington Swift agree- country's foreign program: 1. We should continue to stick by the United Nations. This the TJ. S. is (Joins. 2. We should continue our programs for world recovery. For example, the Marshall plan. Later this year Congress voted to continue the Marshall plan. 3. We should help strengthen friendly nations against fear of aggression. Congress has acted on that, too. It approved the Atlantic pact. linking us in a military Alliance with Western Europe. And then it voted arms for our allies. 4. We must set out on a "bold new program for making: the benefits of our scientific ad- vances and our industrial prog- ress available for the improve- ment and growth of underdevel- oped areas." On this Congress has done nothing this year, is not expected to act before next year. But since that January day the "bold new program" has been known is "Point Four." It has received a a overseas program sped along today one U. IS. answer to Russia's A-bomb claims, I The news of an atomic blast in i Russia served to hasten agreement among the lawmakers that friend- jly nations must be strengthened against the threat of communism. j A Senate-House conference late yesterday sidetracked a House eco- nomy move and agreed, in three hours, on the higher cost program j voted earlier by the Senate. Thei discarded House figure was j The conferees worked on final small points today. This will clear the way for final congressional ac- tion. Chairman Connally (D.-Texas) of the Senate foreign relations com- mittee told reporters the Russian atomic reports "have given the arms program new strength." Republican Senators Bridges of New Hampshire and Knowland of (California agreed. Full Funds Seen Usually, conferees appointed to I Senate Weighs Plan to Boost Executive Pay Military Wage Raise Proposal Near Completion Firemen Pour Water onto the burning Union Oil Company refinery at Wilmington, Calif., after an. explosion which rattled windows for miles around. Three men were injured. The blaze was confined to one cracking unit and damage was estimated at (A.P. Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) lot of attention. And Mr. Truman 'settle Senate-House differences and his advisers have been pushing'reach agreement by an in-between! for it. i compromise. In this case the House They think Point Four should be members dropped any pretense of carried out in two main ways: 1. By investing American American businessmen in- fighting for the lower figure. And as the authorization bill now stands it contains: their backward] for the North Atlan- meanm Itrj -WAtlJUl their homes last night. Others A. Walsh resigned today as ad- For cabinet members, that would! formation leaks may have speeded jmean a boost in pay from efforts to fire an A-bomb. instead of the pro-! "The basic scientific information in the pending been no the Wyoming Moises Bautista, a shepherd, said I packed their belongings. Further inland, west of McMinn- (ville, state police estimated 80 i VliJC, UU11UC ou he plane faU mto snowjpersons were evacuated from farm on slope of the volcano yes-land lumber area homes by mid- vided by appropriation. The aid afternoon. Airport officials (night last night. They were in the Western Europe is divided, it must have been the of tnree fires expected to jutant general of Minnesota, effec- tive Monday. Announcement of the resignation was made by Governor WUiigUtiljJ, backed bill, McFarland said have the industrial know-how orler construction in the past two to stockpile atomic (years. 3. It accepted with pleasure a re- port from Mayor Cy Smith that the park-recreation board had cut the [the secrecy around fund request by ten per cent, atomic developments, told a re-jor porter he doesn't agree with Sen-J 4. It heard, immediately there- ator Hickenlooper (R-Iowa) that in- after, a report from City Recorder Roy G. Wildgrube that the state public examiners say that the levy for the bond fund must be ed by nearly also would cut tlie S16.000 salary provided in the bill for seven White senator said. "It's the industrial the compromise I know-how of making the House assistants to As a result, the levy for the bombs'school and the city would be about that is important. a gain of approximately "The Russinas just don't have for the current year. But thejthe technical abilities nor the fa- to stockpile bombs. Just TocJay James E. Webb, under sec-ifler would become available only retary of state, was to go before the'after President Truman approves House foreign affairs committee to i defense recommendations made by plug for that second part of the the Atlantic pact military commit- Point Four program: Money technical help to backward areas, j Because Congress is so close to fin-1 isbJns up its ivork for alii the work it wishes to finish before going action is likely oni_ point four before Congress returns' Q in January to start its 1950 work. Meanwhile the U. S. is taking part. in cash and piane merge today, authority to enter contracts. Only in cash could! ne PIane> DOUM from. Tapa- i be spent immediately. The remain- chule on the Guatemala border to don 13 years ago The governor said he would at and three at the attempts to produce automobjjes_ They are far behind nounce a successor soon. It was learned from reliable1 pr.esent and this certainly is a much roore e Senate Group uiz Mexico City, carried 21 passengers and three crewmen. Airline offi- cials said two of the Eugenia Goldsmith and George be Americans but yesterday. grass fire swept into the town. The coast fire had scorched acres yesterday. The McMinnville area zones added up to over acres. In southwest Washington, the Pinchot National forest had a acre timber fire. South of some ington The committee voted tie-ups For example- today to ask: Judge Sherman no record of their addresses was available. Ronde, Ore., A B-29 Air Force bomber on a! acres were burning, training flight from Smoky Hilli ibase, Salina, Kan., crashed and! 'burned near Talihina. Okla. A res- Senate 'cuer said he had counted ten bodies, five to It was believed the other three The food and agriculture o'-pani- 'Mmton to come before the group for tio n 'Private Questioning on his nomina-i crewmen also perished. Twelve British fliers died and twoi Quake Reported Off Alaska Coast zation and the world health oreani-'Private Questioning on his nomina-iwere missing in the air collision Cleveland A seismograph zation both of which have sent ex- tion to the Supreme court. !two four-engined R.A.F. bombers John Carroll university today central England. The accident Oc-1 recorded a "strong" earthquake in to give increases' Hickenlooper told the Senate yes- 'comparable to those for cabinetjterday. security po- The bill is sistants. Some of the raises provided in i bill as it passed the House and Imation to filter out of this coun- "I have no doubt that they have. the Senate civil service committee [helped step up Russia's time recommended it amounted almost to General Walsh informed the to the heads of other fay tne atomic energy com- ernor today that he will end his dutymtive departments and their top had vital infor- ag an active officer of the National Guard as well as giving up the ad- jutant general's position. General Walsh will have com- pleted 44 years of continuous serv- ice with the National Guard, of Per cent- which 30 years has been in the ad-! n ralses llke tnat are Passed out jutant general's department and government officials, McFarland as adjutant general mid> "we canlt ver-v weU teU kldus- try to keep things on an even keel." The following table illustrates typical monthly pay rates, including Law Disregarded The aldermen had another verb- al communication from the state public examiners, here for a rou- tine examination of the city's fi- nancial affairs. They have pointed out to the city recorder that a 1919 Minnesota law prohibits second-class cities (Ro- chester, Winona, St. Cloud) from levying- more than 16 mills for its general fund. The city of Winona is now levy- ing at least seven mills too much, and the aldermen will disregard for the production of an atomic ex-j ss perts into countries which need help; ActinS Chairman Kilgore (D.- in health and farming work. iW- Va-) told reporters that Senator B 'Ferguson (R.-Mich.) moved to re- curred during exercises testing West-! the Gulf of Alaska. ern Allied air strength. iquest the appearance of Minton.l Two University of Tennessee stu- !The motion was seconded by an-i dents were killed in the crash of Father Henry Birkenhauer said the earth's shifting was first re- corded at a. m. (C.S.T.) and [Other Republican, Senator Donnell their single engine plane near Heic-jthat the quake was so strong of Missouri. ,'kell, Term, I could have caused tidal waves. Seaway Project grilling of Holes for Parking M O I I 1 I Will begin I his Week Washington Senator Wiley! (R.-Wis.> said today he will insist! way legislation next year. "The he said in a statement, "seems to have found! time to report, every other import pending before it designed donate money abroad. "Well, it's time that Marshall plan lor the _. Canada by completing this for the mile seaway from Duluth, Minn., the gulf of the St. Lawrence." Drilling- of sidewalk holes for Wi- n cannot be used for the new ma- :nona's new meters w111 be-chines, Hartstad said, because they igin this week, officials of the Park-! Company announced to- we had a: U. S. and iday. Thomas Harstad, installation en whose bid of on 259 trial meters was ___________......... 'jcepted earlier this month by the Wiley criticized an antiseaway' citJ' council, arrived in Winona speech made September 14 at to supervise the job. ham, N. H., by Carroll Harstad and City Engineer Wil- chairman of the national St. Law-j liana Cribbs have been conferring rence project conference. Said the I on preliminary layout work and senator: j arrangements are being: made with "Mr. Huntress' arguments local contractor to start drilling compounded of one part week, balogna, one part smear sauce and! Parallel parking stalls now are placed only 18 feet apart. 22 Feet Average Length "Cars are being made much longix these the company ehgiaeer pointed out, "ana 22 fee'S, is the average length for parallel splls." After the holes have been drilled about a foot deep, two-inch die- cast aluminum posts will be in- serted and then the 14-inch high meter will be clamped on. completion of the installation job and on action by the city council. Two-Weeks' Work With no serious delays, the In- stallation should be completed in about two weeks' time. Harstad said. The type of meter to be used in Winona has been chosen by more Chatfield City Council Agrees To Remove Signs Chatfield, Minn. JMajT'cen, of tune, he ecare. uen-proWy Thursday Chairman McMahon (D-Conn.) of I the council will meet again the Senate-House atomic committee I as a committee to discuss several took sharp issue with Hickenlooper. items: The one-mill levy for lac McMahon said an investigation by the committee of Hickenlooper's services under a Senate bill: AEC and Chair- (Except for general officers, the man David E. Lilienthal hadn't ._ _ _ P-fTed bV in a House-passed bill. The differ-jthat loose security policies ent figures in the House bill in those i Complying with an order from the state highway department, the city council here last night ruled that four school signs should be re- moved. Considerable arisen over the controversy issue which has ln Warrant O, (3) Varrant O. (2) (1) (V (7) Serr. i Allow, i Allow. S612 Master Sgt. Master Sgt. street type of signs were in o.' tion of state laws and constituted 9- a traffic hazard. The city council maintained, however, that the signs were more of a protection than a hazard. An order from the state department received several days ago climax- ed the month-old controversy. 25 21 17 17 10 6 30 20 19 13 10 This morning the signs taken in by the city, after two years of use. The highway depart- ment has placed warning signs at the side of the on each end of the school notify motorists of the approaching chil-; dren's crossings. Sgt, Ht class (6) Sgt. 1st class (6) Sgt. (51 Sgt. (5i Corporal Ml (The following rates do not Include al- lowances since personnel in these ranks normally are furnished quarters and sub- S550 S454 5442 S379 S309 5300 S3I6 5231 J334 married personnel.) Corporal (4) Pvt. 1st class (3) Pvt. 1st class (3) Pvt. (2) Recruit Recruit (British Dentist Criticizing Free Issue Teeth Fired London The government fired a national health service den- tist today for criticizing "govern- ment teeth." "Breach of professional etiquette and ethical a health serv-' ice administrative tribunal ruled. 5 3 IV, I 5mos. 75 1 mo. S 75 S105 S 94 S 90 of contracting for major street im- provements, eliminating' the need for the purchase of heavy equip- ment. But First Ward Alderman Loyde Pfeiffer said that Street Commis- sioner Thomas Gile believes the (Continued on Page IS, Column 4 BUDGET WEATHER LOCAL WEATHEB Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 78; minimum 4g; noon> 61; precipitation, .10; sun sets to- (The rates apply to corresponding ranks in other branches of the service which are not listed In the table.) Then decision means that Dentist night at sun rises tomorrow at Sj32 Ernest Arthur Gwynee Hooper must practice privately. j FEDERAL FORECASTS 582 so I The tribunal heard evidence that! Winona and vicinity Partly s so he had advised patients not to geticloudy tonight and Wednesdav S 75 fnlsp r.ppr.h imrior f-ho false teeth under the free health Cooler tonight. Low tonight 40 program because the teeth weren't high Wednesday 70 much good. j Additional weather on Page 15.