Mansfield News Journal, April 17, 1956

Mansfield News Journal

April 17, 1956

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Mansfield News Journal (Newspaper) - April 17, 1956, Mansfield, Ohio WEATHER Cloudy, continued cold to- night and Wednesday. Low tonight 28. MANSFIELD NEWS-JOURNAL VOL. 72, NO. 42 PHONE 7231-6 MANSFIELD, OHIO, TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 195G Internallonul United 1'reu SEVEN CENTS Bpard Approves Fisher Body Sewer Plant County Wins Zoning OK By BILL ROGERS After two hours of discussion and deliberation, the Springfield Township Zoning Appeals Board last night granted permission for the construction of a temporary sewage disposal plant to serve the new Fisher Body plant on U.S. Route 30-N. Would Add Area To City Annexation of Arlin Field and the nearby Stadium School to Mansfield is ex- pected to be urged tomorrow night by members of the Mansfield Board of Educa- tion. Dr. Robert E. Wilson, superin- tendent of schools, said both prop- erties are in the although they are included in the Mansfield school district. Charles Spreng. president of the board, said the annexation to the city of the two properties would The meeting was called to act on appeal from the Richland Coun- Commissioners for approval of the plant in a district zoned resi- dential. Four board members, Robert LeFevre, R. J. Elliott, Arthur Leh- mann, and Roy Mitchell, voted "aye" on .the motion to grant the appeal. The fifth board member, George Harriman, abstained from voting. Held at Springfield Township Hall, the special meeting w a s called after an application for the construction of the sewage plant by county commissioners had been rejected by the township zoning in- spector. County commissioners had then appealed to the zoning ap- peals board. RESIDENTS COMPLAIN Springfield Township residents had complained that construction of the sewage plant at the inter- section of Lexington Springmill Rd. and the Erie Railroad would be in violation of a zoning ordi- "cut down insurance and water I nance. The area is classified as costs and would help us get a traf- fic light in the area. "I'd personally like to see the residential. Determining factor in the board's granting the right to build the sewage disposal plant at the rest of the school areas within the proposed location was that the plant be only temporary, in use only until a county sewage city Spreng said. All four of the new schools now tinder construction are being built outside the city and Ranchwood School is actually outside the school district. However, Spreng said a redistricting of the area is now under way and that .there will be plenty of children living north of Cook Rd. to attend this school. Whether or not the children liv- ing in Ranchwood will be permit- ted to attend depends now upon city council's action on the petition for annexation submitted by prop- erty owners in the allotment. Coun- cil is expected to reconsider the much considered petition again Wednesday night in a caucus ses- sion. Other schools outside the city but inside the school district are Em- pire, Fleming Falls and Stadium schools. Hearing On Zoning Set Weller Township's newly com- pleted zoning measure will be giv- en its first public reading a week from today at Union Rural School, W. C. Upson, a member of the zoning commission, announced to- day. system is available. Proceeding cautiously in the dis- cussion so as to cover all points, b o a'r d members directed their questions to John C Friday, coun- ty commissioner. Theodore Lutz, county prosecutor, and Floyd G. Browne, of Marion, consulting en- gineer. CALLED LOGICAL SPOT Browne told the board that the particular site had been chosen be- cause of its accessability, and its being close to electric power and water supplies. "As far as en- gineering goes, a sewage disposal plant can be built anyplace if you've got the dollars to spenpl. Cost of building the plant at anoth- er location would increase great- Browne told the 23 persons crowded into the small room. Fisher Body Division of the Gen- eral Motors Corp. is paying the cost of construction and the county Party Leaders Believe Dems Can't Beat Veto Automobile Boy Wonder Works Again PHILADELPHIA (INS> Phil- adelphia's "boy wonder" auto- mobile enthusiast has done it again. Juvenile authorities report oight-ycar-old .lames Jones was taken into custody last night as he tried to steal a new car from an auto agency. Last Monday, the boy was nr- restod by police for stealing a truck. He had started the ve- hicle by jumping the ignition with a piece of wire. commissioners have awarded a contract to the Zimmer- man Co. of Mansfield for its con- struction. As to foul odors coming from the plant, Browne said, "there is no reason why a well-operated sew- age disposal plant should have odors. This plant won't be a nui- sance." Zimmerman Co. said that build- ing materials would be at the site Wednesday morning and that work I would begin as soon as possible. City Heads Blistered Grand Jury Indicts Seven Policemen EAST LIVERPOOL, 0. (UP) A grand jury's" scathing denounce- ment of the city's government left officials quaking in their boots to- day. The grand jury returned 26 in- dictments against seven patrolmen in a police burglary scandal cover- ing a four-year period Monday and also lashed out at the city govern- ment, including Mayor Arnold W. Devin and William C. Heasley, safety service director. The hard hitting jury, headed by former Chamber of Commerce President Robert Hays, said the East Liverpool Police Department was "inefficient and incapable of enforcing the laws of the city or state." CHIEF BLASTED It also said that Chief of Police John L. Russell was "ignorant of the responsibilities of his position The meeting will be held at Completion date for the plant has and wholly incapable of adminis- p. m. April 24 and will be the first public meeting on the proposed bill which was started last November. Upson said the meeting will be held specifically to acquaint town- ship residents with the proposed regulation and to allow for ques- tions and answers on the issue. GOES TO TRUSTEES been set for May 15. Meeting Set On Zoning City council will hold a public hearing tonight in city hall on sev- Following the meeting n e x tjeral proposed minor changes in the Tuesday the measure will be turned over to the Weller Township Trus- tees who will hold a second meet- ing on the bill. Upson said it is hoped the pro- posal will be ready for presenta- ton at the November election. The outside hel? >s measure must be filed 90 days city zoning code. All changes have been on file with the city clerk for the past month. Principal change is allowing beauty and barber shops to oper- in private homes so long as tering the duties of Ms department or enforcing the law." The grand jury charged that Patrolman Don Goodballet had been intoxicated on duty, admitted frequenting gambling joints, bor- rowing and attempting to borrow (Continued On Page 2) FASTEST COMBAT R. Salmon, Lockheed's chief engineering test pilot, stands before the needle nose of the Air Force's new Lockheed F-104 Starfighter, which was unveiled for the first time yesterday in California. The Air Force has described the sleek fighter as the fastest combat plane in the world. It is powered by General Electnc's new J-79 jet engine, but speed figures on it are still secret. Story on Page 7. (Unifax Photo.) Opens Baseball Season Ike Reported Ready For Pitching Chore WASHINGTON (INS) A one-time sandlol outfielder holds the center of the stage today as the curtain goes up on the 1956 major league baseball season. President Eisenhower, who star- red for his Abilene, Kans., high school nine, is ready to throw out the first ball at Washington's Grif- fith stadium where theJSIew York Yankees and Washington Senators clash in an inaugural game. Opening play is also slated in seven other cities with every Am- erican and National League team scheduled for action. It will mark the fourth time Mr. Eisenhower, a right-hander, has presided at the gala ceremonies at the Washington ball park where it has been a tradition since the ad- ministration of .Villiam Howard Taft for the President to make the first pitch. Ex-Shelbian Indicted Raymond Wool, former Air Force officer at the Shelby Air Depot, and eight others have been indicted by a federal grand jury in New York for conspiracy to de- fraud the government. The nine, including Harry Lev, Chicago hat manufacturer who al- legedly bribed Wool to get a government contract, were charged with conspiracy to defraud by brib- ing government personnel to get confidential information on con- Dag Jerusalem Meets Today With Prime Minister BULLETIN MOSCOW (UP) ttnssia an- nounced today it is "ready to as- sist" in settling thc Arab-Israeli dispute. Thc Soviet Foreign Min- istry in a formal statement called for United Nations action lo "strengthen peace in Pales- line. It said "the Soviet govern- ment is ready to assist in help- ing achieve" an Arab-Israeli set- tlement. JERUSALEM (Israeli Sector) Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold flew today to Je- rusalem in his quest for peace be- tween Egypt and Israel whose bor- der clashes have brought them close to war. Hammarskjold arrived at Lydda Airport outside Tel Aviv on a flight from Beirut, Lebanon, and proceeded immediately to Jerusa lem for talks with Primo Minister Firm., Union To Meet On Dispute Trouble Arises Al Officials of man- agement and Local 711, IHK, AFL- j CIO were to meet at p. m. to- jdny in an attempt lo settle dif- ferences on job transfers and sen- iority rights which have arisen at he plant settlement of the long strike in late March. Russe.l Yurman, president of Lo- cal 711, said the meeting has been called "lo see if these differences To Backers Ponder Next Move 3 Alternates Under Study WASHINGTON (UP) o n g r c s sional Democrats conceded privately today that they cannot master enough strength to override President Eisenhower's veto Df the farm bill. They made n show of lining up soli's for Wednesday's showdown in the Uousc. Hut behind the scenes the problem they really were concentrating on was how to niii the offensive in the battlo over farm leRislation. There were diverging views among Democrats as to whether their next move .vlmukl he: --To give Mr. Eisenhower exact- ly what he had askec! in the way of new farm legislation a soil bank program and nothing else. Such a move, some Democrats ar- gued, would be the best way of .strengthening their party's elec- tion-year charge that the GOP is not doing enough to help Ihc farm- David Ben-Gunon and Foreign Minister Moshe Sharctt. WANTS CANAL OPEN Informed sources said Ben-Gur- ion was interested in far more mere border expected KNACT SOIL BANK To enact the soil bank, but in- clude provisions raising price sup- ports above the minimum 82Mi per cent of parity level at which Mr. Eisenhower set them Monday but keeping them under the 90 per cent level provided in the vetoed Democratic bill. Advocates of this plan said Mr. Eisenhower could nol risk vetoing it and Democrats still would get credit for boosting farm income. -To send the President a slight- ly modified version of the bill he (Continued On Page 2) if Dems Cool To Soil Bank WASHINGTON (INS) President Eisenhower's plea for a "pay-in- advance" soil bank for the nation's farmers faces a cool reception in the Democratic controlled Con- gress. The President, in a radio-TV talk Monday night explaining his veto of the farm bill sent to him by Congress, unveiled the advance _ payment soil bank plan and said it Richland County Grand Jury pu, as much as 500 million will be called into session at 9 a. m. cxtra dollars into farmers' pockets May 1, Theodore Lutz, county pro- ihk can be resolved. The union president added that if no solution is arrived at a mass meeting of union members will be called for next Sunday afternoon and that a strike vote will be tak- en. STRIKE VOTE AUTHORIZED lie said the strike vote was au- thorized this week by the mem- bership by a "unanimous vote of the membership." The strike which lasted from mid-October to March 20 cost mem- bers of Local 711 an estimated each in wages. Many fell behind in payments on their homes and other installment purchases. Wives of many of the workers were forced to seek employment during the long walkout. The company, nationwide, lost an estimated in sales. The present dispute appears to be local. 31 County Grand Jury Session Opens May 1 secutor, said today. this year. Sen. Allen J. Eilender (D) La., A capacity crowd of about government, to obtain ad vantage- j Egypt and would ask the secre- to last ahead of an election to get the is- sue on the ballot. Pattern for the Weller Township proposal Upson said, was taken from the Springfield Township zon- ing law as the "commission be- lieved ordinances should be simi- lar in form." Upson who was appointed to the commission for five years serves with L. C. Henry, appointed for four years; W. G. Young, three years; R. W. Kerr, two years; and B. C. Rogers, one year. H. S. Pit- tenger is clerk of the commission. City To Cut Water Service Water will be turned off at 7 a. m. tomorrow in an area bounded by Park Avenue West, North Mulberry St., North Walnut St., and thc first alley north of West Fourth St., Water Superin- tendent Charles 0. Anglin an- nounced today. two-inch valve broke on North while cre.vs were in- stalling a. new lead in the water line to store there. The valve can only be repaired or replaced when the water supply has been shut off, Anglin said Service will be off for several hours, he said. ness be conducted by the occupant of the home only. Other changes will involve the reclassification of individual lots throughout the city. Wyatt Earp Wounded In Shooting Lesson HOLLYWOOD (UP) Hugh O'Brian, known as the fearless, straight-shootin' marshal in with everyone from Casey Sten- fans, including most of the govern- ment's big-wigs, will be on hand at the flag-bedecked stadium to watch the Chief Executive wind up and let one go. His opening throw will set off the customary scramble among the Yankee and Senator players as- sembled in front of the Presidential "Wyatt wounded himself accidentally Monday while show- ing a youth how to fire a gun. O'Brian fired at a target for a scene in "The Brass Legend." His .22 riccochetted off a bolt in wood holding the target and the bullet nicked his leg. gel lo the bat boy coveting the souvenir. The White House announced that Mrs. Eisenhower and her mother, Mrs. John S. Doud, an avid fan, may accompany the President to the ball game if the weather per- mits. Party Supports Governor Estes Underdog In New Jersey TRENTON, N. J. (INS) About a million New Jersey voters go to the polls today in a primary contest that finds Sen. Estes Kefauver, as usual, the underdog. The predicted few light showers could cut even further into the turnout of a fraction of registered party members in the Garden state. The voters have two pick delegates to the national con- ventions and to express their pref- erences in the so-called "beauty where in fact there are no printed contests. Democratic votetrs have the most work in picking delegates to the convention. There is no delegate contest on the Republican ticket. Delegates pledged to Kefauver sought votes against the organiza- tion slate of Democratic Governor Robert E. Meyner. State chair- Today's Index Classified Ads ............15-18 Comics 19 Dearths 3 Editorials 4 Hospital Notes 11 Markets 2 Society 6 Sports ....................12-14 TV and Radio 20 Weather 11 Winchell 20 Worry Clinic 5 man George E. said, "We are conceding no delegates to Ke- fauver." However, observers believed that the Tennesseean might collect two, four or even more delega.e votes. The senator said he would pick up at least ten delegate votes. The organization Democratic slate is uncommitted, although Meyner is regarded as a supporter of Adlai Stevenson. In the "beauty contest" prefer- ential vote, observers believed Ke- fauver might total more than the ballotst he received in 1952. He's unopposed in the Democratic preferential; President Eisenhower is unopposed in the Republican. But the voters can write in names of men they would like to see nom- inated. ous deviations on contract general to intervene person- fications after they were let andiall with Eg t jn an cff t t to influence government inspectors! n thc Suez Canal t H who had to pass on the quality of manufactured goods. IN COURT APRIL 26 The group will be arraigned in .shipping. Egypt closed the canal to Israeli shipping n 1949 and has defied a 1951 Security Council resolution asking it to open the canal and U. S. District Court in New the restrictions. Ben-Gur- April 26. If convicted of the ion has (ermed this an act of charges, each could receive a rnax-jEgyplian hostility, imum prison term of five years and a maximum fine of One of the group, Marvin Rubin, 39, of Long Island, N. Y., also was charged with two counts of brib- ery. If convicted on these addition- ditional 10 years in prison and an additional fine of Recognition Dinner List Reaches 145 Miss Mary Zuber, who served as secretary to Henry G. Brunner when he was state Democratic Party chairman at Columbus, will return to Mansfield Thursday to honor her former boss. Miss Zuber, now secretary to Chief Justice Carl Weygandt of Hammarskjold conferred in Cairo last weekend with Egyptian Premier Gamal ABdel Nasser. The United Nations disclosed in New York Monday that Ben-Gur- jin Cairo asking that he intervene with Nasser in ending the Suez blockade, and to make a personal survey of all aspects of the Pales- tine armistice. Ohio Supreme Court, will be among the many Ohio acquaint- ances of the Mansfield banker to attend the recognition dinner in his honor at 6 p. m. Thursday at Mansfield-Leland Hotel. The dinner is being staged by the Chamber of Commerce which recently gave the former mayor an honorary life membership. Res- ervations for the dinner now num- ber 145. (Continued On Pace 2) Defense OK's Three Jurors thrce d (Continued On 2) Farmers Differ On Ike's Veto Action (Editor's northeast Iowa farmers tell in the follow- ing articles written especially for International News Service how they feel about President Eisenhower's veto Monday of the controversial election-year farm bill.) By LYLE SUTTON, Delhi, la.. Farmer, Written Especially for INS DELHI, la. (INS) President Eisenhower's veto of the farm bill brings out one point very is a statesman, not a politician. The high, rigid prices support program in the vetoed farm bill would price grain out of the market and spell disaster for livestock feeders. Here in Delaware county, and. at a pace which should allow the state to begin its case late this week against the accused killer of 44 persons in an airliner bomb Prosecution and defense attor- neys made surprisingly rapid progress in initial questioning of business. NOT ENOUGH GRAIN This area of Iowa is a "grain deficiency" do not raise enough grain on our farms to feed our livestock. We have to buy feed grains and commercial feeds and the prices we have to pay for those prospective jurors Monday. It had products now make it difficult to been thought it would require up to 10 days to name a jury, but Friday should find a complete panel. Court appointed defense attor- neys tentatively approved three of the 46 prospective jurors ques- tioned in Denver District Court Monday. in much of northeast Iowa, about' II 95 per cent of the farm income is! J.J.U HlK "lit derived from livestock and live- stock products. Grain prices are A f. pegged too high now compared -M.I UO to the price of livestock and to BUCYRUS A wildcat strike virtually closed the Gallon Iron Works plant at Bucyrus yesterday afternoon when 110 workers left their jobs over a disputed job is- sue. The plant was reportedly struck over the transfer of a plant work- er to a truck driving job when a worker with more seniority want- ed the job. Company officials called the walkout a "wildcat strike." The company and union officials were expected to confer today in an attempt to settle the differences. realize a profit on our feeding op- eration. When President Eisenhower ve- toed the farm bill, he was consid- ering the general welfare of all the all segments of agriculture. We do need the soil Sank, but It was reported a few foremen (Continued On Page 2) 4were working in the plant. IN PERI IKWSPAPERI ;