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Mansfield News Journal (Newspaper) - January 25, 1940, Mansfield, Ohio WI A I I I I Onto continued raM Saturday MANSFIELD VOL. 55, NO. 288 CANAL 4251 JANUARY 25, 1940 PRICE THREE CENTS FRIGID BUST TIGHTENS ITS HOLD ON U.S. City Feels Effects of New Cold Wave as Mercury Tumbles to 2 DRIFTS CLOSE BAY BRIDGE loe Gorges Piling Up in Ohio Threaten 36 Above at Sub-zero weather gave Ohio and much of the nation another kick in the pants today as the frigid blasts refused to relinquish their hold on a score of The newest cold wave from the west gave Mansfield a two below zero reading at 8 a. m. today while other Ohio cities reported similar The mercury climbed to four above zero at There was no hope of relief from the zero cold before afternoon and when re- lief does come It will bring more snow with the erman Ohio began to feel the effects of the continued sub-zero cold at the northern and southern mities Ice gorges piled up in the Ohio threatening an- other disastrous flood like the one four years ago this The Sandusky bay bridge on the north was closed by snowdrifts seven feet Sends Plow to Fight A large rotary snow plow from the Ashland division of the state highway department was to be taken to Sandusky today to aid in opening the Bay Four plows were unable to keep the drifts from piling up last night as a 30-mile wind whipped heavy snow across the frozen A number of cities along the Ohio river were faced with water shortages as the ice dams in the river caused the water level to drop below city supply It was the first time since 1918 that serious ice gorges have formed to the river and engineers said a thaw with rain would result in a The unaccustomed to vere worse from the frigid weather than the The mercury close to record lows as far south as Key and at Miami jt was only 36 degrees above Phoenix The mercury dipped to one above at the coldest spot in the south and one of the coldest in the In the far usually hot the year reported a low of 42 The Mansfield area had a one- inch fall last night and today which caused no serious State and county highway plows were out all night and experienced little difficulty in keeping roads Snow drifted road officials but it was fluffy and there wasn't enough of it to make big Southern Cities causes Ro Here's how was blanketed with an unaccustomed snow cover following one of the worst snowstorms in Atlanta's nine and one-half set a new mark for the The picture was taken in front of the capitol building LOCAL UNIONS OPPOSE LEWIS ON ROOSEVELT 47 Resolutions Proposing to Draft President for Third Term Before 9 STATES REPRESENTED Japs Say U. S. Serves British as ENDORSEMENT Launch Bitter Attacks At Two Nations Because of Removal of German Charge American Views Too BULLETIN of the British consulate were smashed by members of a Japanese patriotic society today as indignation mounted over the removal by a British cruiser of 21 German seamen from the Japanese liner Asama International News G. 0. P. Heads in 17th to 2 to Back Candidacy of House J. Harry McGregor of ton today held the majority en- of Republican leaders m the 17th district for the G. O. j P. nomination for I majority leader in I the house of representatives is one of the three Republicans newspapers bitterly criticized the i seeking the nth district post left vacant by the death Jan. 1 01 United States and Great Britain charging that a British cruiser halted and removed 21 German seamen from the Japanese liner Asama Maru only because London was convinced of American It was disclosed in San Francisco that the Japanese foreign office in Tokyo issued a drastic order forbidding Japanese vessels to transport German subjects of military age from States to The called attention to the fact that the cial abrogated by the United expires It helpless manner in which the Japanese diplomatic front has floundered cannot be con- but the tude of the United States in taking on Itself the role of fleet was tied up by American transpacific Recent ments of American fleet units in Hawaiian waters and United States naval expansion plans in Washington have drawn sharp criticism from Japanese Britain and the United by William A. Johnstown Nominees will be at a special primary Feb. 6. The other two are CoL Oliver H. army retired and B. Bellville to solve Si swallowed the propaganda that Japan is economically laid and if they take to Asama Maru affair wasi ing both soon will realize in the Far East and acting as if it had the right to police the whole world is a bit too possible only because the British were convinced of American port and thought the Japanese that wrong recoils upon The same newspaper warned on Page Col. 1) EN VOY Japs Say U. S. Ambassador to Be Kept Under Japanese military spokesman said today that extraordinary precautions had been taken to assure the safety of United States sador Nelson T. Johnson because of an alleged assassination plot the basement from an overheated The 52506. including damage to con- attack the American sador while he was en rovte to hi territory in effort to cawe a crisis In between the United States and 14 DRIVEN OUT BY AKRON FIRE Firemen Rescue Occupants of Blazing Apartment AKRON Fourteen sons were rescued by firemen early today when a business and ment building in suburban more caught Members of three families ing on the second ried down ladders in the They were given shelter by The fire started in who was defeated by Ashbrook in 1938. Meeting in Mt. Vernon last Republican leaders from the six counties in the district gave seven two of which were cast by proxy by Delaware county and two went for Three blank votes were Attending the session called by State Central Committeeman Earl A. were Ralph Richland county executive com- and Atty. S. H. secretary of the along with representatives from Knox and Delaware Dems Tonight district Democratic leaders will caucus in Mt Vernon for what is reported to be a Movement Indicates CIO Chief May Have Big Controversy on Hands at local union resolutions demanding that President Roosevelt be drafted for a third term went before the ed Mine golden jubilee convention today in the face of opposition by John L. the union's The resolutions came from nine states and indicated that sharp dissent may be expected from some delegates if Lewis tries to obtain a convention vote attacking Mr. Roosevelt's administration and op- posing his The resolutions had been sub- mitted by the local before Lewis broke openly with the New Lewis predicted at yesterday's convention session that dent Roosevelt would go down to If he ran and charged that the Democratic party was default to the for tional Lewis himself was proposed president in another submitted by a local The W. local declared that its members to see the day come that we can have Mr. Lewis in the White House as president of our great The convention unanimously approved an attack on the Dies investigating un- American urged con- gress to discontinue and to di- vert its funds to the senate civil liberties headed by Sen. Robert M. Congress approved on Page 8, Col. 2) Deutschland Back In Germany JENKINS SAYS HE'LL RENEW REFUND FIGHT Most Other Ohio Congressmen Give Up Hope to Obtain DUTCH REJECT Churchill's Call for Whispered Taxes to HERBERT RUKS AGAIN COLUMBUS Attorney General Thomas J. Cleveland today an- his candidacy for re- on the Yangtze W ASHINGTON tary of the Treasury Morgenthau said today that he saw a tax question so in congress as President Roosevelt's proposal for a new national defense statement came In reply to a press conference question asking If any treasury conferences were being held on the subject of raising 000 In new taxes to pay the in- creased cost of national one even has whispered j j taxes to Morgenthau In recent testimony before a house appropriations subcommittee Morgenthau agreed that tial savings could be made by ting certain government cratic congressional I The meeting was called by state Democratic committeeman E. B. Kallmerten for the purpose of en- of THE dorsing delegates .to the national today rejected Britain's convention this he recent bid for cooperation of Lined up on the Democratic trals against side for the congressional seat are j closing a foreign affairs debate on Page 3, CoL 8) parliament after speakers had the plea for sounded Saturday by ston first lord of the British Foreign ter Eelco N. Van Kleffens said the Netherlands was under no tion to depart from her policy of KILLED BY TRAIN KENTON John 19. of was killed last night when a freight train struck his automobile at Forest James 22. was injured Marriott Calls New Grand Jury To Meet Feb. 1 To Hear 14 Cases strict Van Kleffens did not mention who said that the safety of small European trals depended upon with the Escapes British Nazis Prepare to Launch Bigger Famous Pocket Battleship Back at Home Berlin Says Larger Battleship to Get Her International News striking power of the German navy will shortly be considerably it was disclosed today as the famous German pocket battleship Deutschland returned to its home base after conducting in the Atlantic since outbreak of the European Announcement of the return of the Deutschland was accompanied by official revelation that it be renamed the Luetzow and that the name Deutschland will be con- ferred on a larger This was regarded as an cation that a third 35.000-ton will soon be According to German Chancellor Hitler ordered the change In the sea name on grounds that the Deutschland h being reserved for a bigger As a result of the shift the SPREADS Perrysville Farm Home Looted of PERRYSVILLE The crime wave that has held sway in by Loudonville for the past 11 spread to this vicinity last night when thieves ransacked the man heavy cruiser Luetzow of Ross c Byers near here will be In returning to its home jon route 39' the Deutschland escaped a British j Entry was made by removing naval search conducted ever the pocket battleship sank the British armed merchant cruiser 11, PLAYS ON SHOT Toledo Schoolmates Claim 13. Fired Can at TOLEDO old Jack Charles Bernard was in condition in Mercy pital today with caliber bullet in his The boy was wounded lato when he was playing on the Maumee Four schoolmates who were with him told Martin lives of all parties in yesterday's it was understood The house was broken into be- her and Theodore Mackall foreign affairs that work is now under way on tween 8 and p. m. while Mr. one 40.000-ton German battleship anud Mrs. Byers and their two a piece of tin from the kitchen door and opening the cording to Deputy Sheriffs M. F. Rickenbrod and Walter ley of Ashland who in- Rawalpindi early in the war with the loss of nearly all An authoritative statement on i this point Deutschland escaped the i pursuit of numerous British said in will continue active one gold watch and a Churchills speech of last j trade war according to rules it bracelet were taken but could was shot by a 13-year-old who they warned them was attacked by i deems not estimate the total wno iney mem another 45.000-ton The children in keep away from an island in larger vessel probably will be the said the thieves ransacked the flagship of the German fleet the entire A number of She would rather with dance with talk with Our advice to all Billys are getting the Tear is give in. Then look for a apartment tae arJ live after i-o advertise for rent just Canai 425L With at least 14 cases on the docket County Prosecutor G. W. Marriott today called the first session of the new grand jury for Feb. 1. The jurors will among other charges against James Mayer and Frank field reformatory inmates who caped several weeks ago in a car stolen in Captured a short time later in they are held in the county jail on charges of auto the a charge garage who allegedly more fron forged He was 1st cases on the John accused Bernard auto theft and William Marriott said he would submit iSSi The boy who did the Britain Orders Men to 23 for it will be named the were secured by the of- told police he fired at Military Duty on Feb. 17. Friedrich Der HIT BY ILLNESS HOUSE SUSTAINS VETO Motion to Refute President's Action Loses by Vote of 171 to W A S H IN G TO Rep. Thomas A. Jenkins charged today that President Roosevelt had Ohio of and pledged himself to fight Ohio gets for the money held from the state in 1938 by the social security Most other members of the Ohio delegation abandoned hope for a federal estimated to amount to approximately 000, although a few hoped that the state would receive Started In 1988. In 1938, the social curity board withheld the federal government's monthly payment to Ohio after charging the then Martin L. with using the state social security setup lor political Normally the federal government matches the funds paid out by the state in the social security The fight to ment began at the hut session of Mr. Roosevelt toed a bin that the payment a message that such action would a precedent would seriously endanger the success of the en- tire social security Late the house the veto on a roll call Although 171 voted to override the president and pass the and only 153 voted to sustain the motion required a two-thirds and failed by 41 Hits president robbed Ohio of Jenkins on Page 3, CoL 6) them involving non support i on Sneaking O. f The new January term grand in favor of a for increasing s Park i L Britain morp men into army today with publication of an of- decree instructing all men of the age group from 20 to 23 To register on Feb. 17 preliminary to actual Symphony Wins Acclaim With Mastery of Beethoven Music Answers Charge WPA to Blame for Frozen Fire Plugs Aroused over charges that the WPA was partly responsible for the frozen fire hydrants here ing the sub-zero weather last James L. district WPA said he didn't want his workers be the cause or even the excuse for the of the fire fighting In letters to all WPA super- visors In the Kelley dered them to obtain permission of the fire department before opening any hydrants and then Insist upon of the hydrant when the Job Is Fire Chief Charles Seeburger had charged Monday that the WPA and city building ors were responsible for the un- usual number of fire hydrants found frozen last do not believe that our work has required the use of fire in Mansfield for several ana even if we had been a reasonable inspection schedule by the fire department officials should detected that fact long before the current cold Kelley said in his a copy of which went to Major William J. jurors George H 326 j avenue Jennie j collapsed Wayne Mrs Cleo United Mine Workers i 141 Hammond Clarence He earned from E. 128 Hedges thc platform by fellow delegates Clyde Monroe nr nad complained earlier Waterfront Area Civic RAGES lly KKN WOODMAN is Beethoven will have it And probably no orchestra SCh L. A. 413 Bowman of Mrs. Lovina 165 Marion K. Franklin Clarence Sutler W SI D F. Ti STARTS ca ins by Firemen last midnight thai for a di which for an enthusiastic than 1.9W. ly Dr to an encore despite the insistent he ard received after reading At the conclusion of the first Music association night at wili do a half of the he REMOVE NEEDLE FROM CINCINNATI Lois Ann Dudley was j observation in hospital today after removal of a sewing vi hich had jone through the abdominal The father noticed thread hanging from her ti. of reading ironi the cwt in- ler Ray Mifflin with an spy Crate of Tunis E. 32 it was reported in an Ex- mated by Ed charged with Hammond and Mrs. change oil ting with intent to nc Ashland at fmm A opening often rd fate at the fl half Hw ft act of i ara s To thf Dr J 8, thai of tte East to
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