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   Evening Independent (Newspaper) - April 24, 1947, Massillon, Ohio                                News Features Pearson 4 Wxshlngtn Movies 4 Sports 18 New York 4 Comics 21 Hadlo 28 Children 4 Health 4 Story 22 The 4 Society 7 Vol LXXXIII No 279 THE EVENING INDEPENDENT Established 1863 Kxelmive Associated Press News And Features And Central Press Dispatches Massillon Ohio Thursday April 24 1947 30 Pages The HOME Paper Complete local world news coverage sports society and features 5 Gents a Cents a Week Meeting Of Big Four Foreign Ministers Council Ends MOTHER TWO DAUGHTERS DIE AS FLAMES SWEEP CM RD DWELLING Marshall To Return Saturday By The Associated Press WASHINGTON Secre tary of State Marshall is ex pected to leave Moscow Fri day morning by air andreach Washington late Saturday the state department said to day A Moscow broadcast recorded by the Soviet monitor in London said the meeting of the Big Four foreign ministers had adjourned with the next conference to be held in London in Lincoln White press officer for the state department told report ers that Marshall will fly home by way of Paris White said the department has no specific information on who is returning with the secretary He said it is assumed Marshall will return in the same special C54 transport plane in which he and a group of advisers went to Mos cow in early March Marshall Places Blame On Soviets MOSCOW Bogged in the foreign minis ters council met today to hear a climactic speech by Soviet Foreign Minister y M Molotov in reply to Secretary of State George C Marshalls accusations yesterday blaming Russia for failure of this Moscow conference Western diplomats generally predicted that Molotov would loose an attack on the United States and probably seek to fix the blame for conference failures on the policies of the United States ALL SIGNS indicated that this would be the last day of the Big Four meeting which began on March 10 On the days agenda were an other discussion of Austrian prob lems an American proposal to limit occupation forces in Europe and decision on the date and place of the next Big Four conference The deputy foreign ministers were scheduled to talk again about Aus tria also but some officials said this was merely time Marshall was reported to be planning a formal radio report to the American people concerning the meeting as soon as he returns home His speech informants said probably would review his policies here assess the failures and the few accomplishments list and out line the course for the future par ticularly as it concerns U relations Victims Charred Interior Of House In Which They Died THE CHARRED LIVING ROOM THE BURNED OUT STAIRWAY MINEKS Lewis Aids Strikers WASHINGTON L Lewis today got back of a contempt fine imposed HITS Relatives And Friends Give Aid To Survivors By RUTH ZWICK While a mother and father and their seven children were peace fully sleeping last night a relentless invader crept into their large against his United Mine Workers twostory frame home on the CantonMassillon rd a short distance and promptly contributed west of Reedurban snuffed out the lives of the mother and two to striking telephone workers Less than an hour after Federal District Judge T Alan Goldsbor ough refunded the UMW officials arrived at telephone strike headquarters with a check for the to help support the 18day old crosscountry lieup WE ARE authorized by the president Lewis of UMW to deliver to the officers of the tele phone workers upai unanimous authorization of the international executive board this John T Jones a UMW board mem ber told C W Werkau strike director for the National Federa tion of the Telephone Workers Werkau thanked him and told At last nights session at which Marshall declared that if an Aus trian peace treaty remains uncom pleted in September the United States would favor tossing the question into the lap of the United Nations the ministers finally dis posed of many longdebated issues blocking agreement on a peace See 12 Cooler MASSILLON AND VICINITY Mostly cloudy and windy with scattered showers and thunder storms and becoming cooler today Mostly cloudy and cooler tonight Friday considerable cloudiness and cooler Yesterdays high was 78 degrees at 3 p m The low for the 24hour period was 44 at noon to day Precipitation 06 of an inch High humidity 90 low 56 DONT WORRY if you need cash in a hurry Get an Installment Loan from First National him With your help I know we wil be able to carry the fight through HOLDERS FOOD MARKET 934 6th st 4559 Face tissues for 27c Oleo Ib 43c Ocean Perch Ib 27c Gold Medal Ib 49c 46 oz Fruit Juices 2 cans 49c to a successful Werkau said the money will be used to prosecute the strike and to See 12 Confirmation Of Clapp Predicted WASHINGTON The senate moved toward a vote todaj on the nomination of Gordon R Clapp to head the Tennessee Val ley Authority Senator Hill D said he will certainly be con Hill a supporter of Clapp told a reporter opposition to the nom inee seems to have collapsed since former TVA Chairman David E Lillienthal was confirmed as head of the atomic energy com mission RUMMAGE SALE 434 Erie st next to Her wick Hotel First GARDENIAS ea 45c CARNATIONS doz FISHER FLOWERS ARCADE MARKET DIAL 5847 Two Die In Akron Fire AKRON Two persons were killed and two others burnec critically early today when fire o undetermined origin gutted a home here The dead were Linda Sue Hatha way 3 and William Reed 71 The childs parents Allan Hathaway 26 and Mrs Myrtle Hathaway 21 were both in critical condition Martin Collins 48 was in a hos pital with serious burns while three other persons were dismissed following first aid treatment CIO Plumbers Not Interested AKRON CIO spokes man says no to the suggestion that CIO plumbers be hired1 to re place striking AFL plumbers Paul Fessenden executive sec retary of the Akron CIO council said we will not interfere in a bona fide He was commenting on a state ment by R T Woolcock president of the Master Plumbers association that a committee would be ap pointed to consider the hiring of CIO plumbers AT THE SUGAR BOWL Marshmallows Orientals Mint Patties Chocolate Bark all kinds of Salted Nuts and plenty of Ice Ircam packed ready to take home LAWNMOWERS SHARPENED MASSILLON SHRINE CLUB Outstanding meeting Fri noon W C WAITRESS WANTED Apply So Erie WTI1TE WOMEN WANTED for laundry work Apply in person Sanitary Laundry Dry Cleaning 421 1st st Buy and Save at the PEOPLES STORE Lincoln Way West Mens button on the shoulder Union Suits all sizes Short sleeves ankle length Union Suits Athletic Union Suits Knitted Shorts all elastic lops and combed yarn shirts 49c Boys San forized Blue Overall Pants riveted Sanforized heavy Covert Work Pants Covert Work Shirts all sizes Wo also carry a of Dress and Sport Pants Jackets and Sweaters Ad jy latest ideal Sinclair Service Dial machine Ickes East Greenville P J BORDNER CO Friday and Saturday Dried Beef iard homo Ibs Ad 65c Young married couple desires ipartment or small house furnish ed or unfurnished Best of refer ences Dial 4 BARBERS AT LOUIES Barber Shop 214 Lincoln Way W BETTY MRS CAPUANO LENA oldest daughters and left nothing but a charred blackened crumbling unrecognizable interior of what a few hours earlier was a comfortable home Four of the five surviving children the oldest of which is 13 es caped without injury The youngest Therese 2 called Terry suffered burns and cuts on her left arm and left knee Mrs G W Sherer who with her husband and son Gary a second grade pupil at Reedurban school occupied four rooms on the east side of the house escaped with Gary through the front entrance of their home Sherer was not at home at the time it was said but heard the fire alarm and rode on one of the fire trucks to his own home By that time his wife and son were safely out of the inferno Nick Montzaris 52 who boarded with the stricken family also es FIRE EARLY this morning engulfed the residence of Louis Capuano MassillonCanton rd trapping his wife Margaret and two daughters Lena and Betty who died in the flames Capuano and five other members of his family escaped So did a roomer Nick Montzaris and Mrs G W Shearer and son Gary who shared the twofamily residence The photographs show the three victims the charred living room in which the body ofMrs Capuano was found by a shattered win dow and the burned out stairway The steps leading to the base ment may be seen but the stairway to the second floor located immediately above the basement steps was burned out completely as the photograph reveals Additional photos on page 12 caped uninjured BETWEEN and this morning Loilis Capuano 44 was awakened by the smell of smoke See 12 Stassen Confident Of His Chances LONDON Harold E Stassen candidate for the Re publican nomination for the pres idency said at a news conference today that his party has a good chance to name the next president It depends Stassen told British journalists on the manner in which Republican leaders now dominant in congress meet their responsibilities in the immediate future Will Drop The Voice NEW YORK The option in Frank Sinatras contract with P Lorillard Co will not be re newed after his June 4 broadcast EAGLES FRIDAY NIGHT Fish and French EAGLES TAKE NOTICE Be sure and attend Steering Committee Chairman Class initia tion Sunday at 2 p m Meat loaf plate luncheon for Eagles and fam lies from 4 to 8 p CERTONNES AND HOME SPUNS 36 IN WIDE SUITABLE FOR SLIP COVERS AND DRAPES ALL COLORS PRE SHRUNK AND WASHABLE LIM TED QUANTITY UP TO QUALITY SPECIAL 58c YD STYLE MASSILLON SHRINE CLUB Outstanding meeting Fri noon y W C Pats frozen custard 17lh and frcmont SW Now DRIVEWAY SOFT Cinders slag or gravel Marshall Co Dial Robbed Of TORONTO robbers escaped last night wtih loot which a bank official said might total after a daring robbery of a branch of the Royal bank of Canada Clad in blue overalls they bound and gagged the caretaker his wife his daughter and a visitor after breaking into his third floor apart take over in June and a new feajment in the bank building ture will be presented at the Wedj One robber was left there on nesday night hour in the The others took keys from over the Columbia Broadcasting System Lennin Mitchel adver tising representative for the to bacco company announced late yesterday A summer replacement will the agency said The discontinuance the agency said was due to an unsatisfactory program rating for the price we were paying for the The fiveyear contract was renewable each spring under a 39week option clause Favors Literature On Birth Control BOSTON The Massa chusetts Episcopal diocese today was on record in favor of legaliz ing the circulation of birth control data to married couples ROOFING AND SIDING Best of materials quality work manship Choice of terms Herman E GARDENIAS ca 4i5c CARNATIONS doz FISHER FLOWERS ARCADE MARKET DIAL 5847 Ad FREE Estimates given on asphalt drive ways and parking areas Massillon Driveway Co Dial April 26 p m Dancing movies refreshments Members families and friends Local 1124 Donation the caretaker Duncan M Stuart entered the banks safety deposit vault and smashed open about 80 safety deposit boxes they still were working when a friend of the Stuarts called at the apartment He was seized and bound by the guard Three hours after the robbers left the caretakers wife managed to break her bonds and summon police CHENILLE SPREADS A DIS CONTINUED PATTERN CLOSE LY TUFTED FULL SIZE IN MULTI COLORS IMPROVES IN APPEARANCE WITH EACH LAUNDRY REGULAR SPE CIAL STYLE CENTER Ad BINGO BINGO Crystal Civic Club at Crystal Lake Park every Free bus leaves terminal bus station Plenty free WEST CENTER GRILL For good food priced right Ice cream candy cigars and cigarettes J F Dressier 616 Tremont ave SW Dial ITS EASY TO SAVE for the things you want with a savings account at OHIO MERCHANTS TRUST CO IN BLAZE Father 5 Children And 3 Other Persons Saved In Early Morning Fire By KEN HARTWICK Fire raging through a large twostory frame dwelling on the CantonMassillon rd a short distance west of Reedur ban early today brought death to the mother and two oldest daughters of a family of nine The father and five younger children of the disasterhit family and three of four other occupants of the twofamily residence who were at home at the or were rescued from the building which became an inferno of smoke and flames in a matter of minutes The dead are MRS MARGARET CAPUANO 35 of RD 5 Massiflon and two daughters Betty 17 and Lena 14 Louis Capuano the father escaped by climbing from a secondstory window to the roof of a front porch with his youngest child Therese 2 in his arms FOUR OTHER children Loretta 4 Ralph 5 Yvonne 9 and Louis 13 were rescued from the window of a rear sec ondstory bedroom by P A Clauss member of the Perry township volunteer fire department who was one of the first persons on the scene Mrs G W Sherer and son Gary who occupied four firstfloor rooms on the east side of the dwelling were able to leave the burning building through their front en trance Nick Montzaris 52 who boarded with the Capuano family escaped by climbing onto the roof of a leanto kitchen in which the fire apparently started Sherer was not at home at the time but heard a siren sounded to call members of the Perry town ship fire department went to head quarters of the department and rode one of the two fire trucks of the department to his own home By that time his wife and son were safely out of the burning building THE FffiE apparently started shortly after midnight as it was somewhere around that the Perry fire department was first notified The blaze undoubtedly started in the kitchen of the residence Flames swept from the kitchen into an adjoining dining room thence into a front room and hall way and finallj climbed the stair wall to the second floor where members of the Capuano family were in bed The rooms occupied by the Sherer family were relatively un damaged There was little if any Eire damage to their front room although all the contents were soaked by water but damage was reater in rooms to the rear of the building MRS CAPUANO and her two daughters died within a few feet of windows through which they apparently sought to escape After Perry township firemen Brought the fire under control the of Mrs Capuano was found alongside a davenport almost directly beneath a large front win dow of the living room The body of Betty was found a short distance from a side window of a secondfloor bedroom at the southwest corner of the residence The body of Lena was found near the window of an adjoining bath room All three bodies were badly burned Mrs Capuanos body also was badly cut The three victims apparently were overcome by dense smoke as WANTED KITCHEN CUPBOARD For Girl Scout Camp Dial 9534 or PUBLIC SALE Saturday April 26 at See adv on classified page Joe Vuke Round and Square Dance Apr 26 Jr 0 U hall East Greenville Public invited spon sored by the Massillon Saddle FAST FREEZERS All sizes for kitchen or basement Store Dial 21543 Ad HIWAY GREENHOUSES Formerly Heberlings SPECIAL Iris z doz 50c each 25c Evergreens up Bill they tried to grope their way to safety CONCERN FOR the safety of her children may have caused Mrs Capuanos death She and her husband were sleep ing in a front secondfloor bedroom and according to the small amount of information that could be secured from her husband who hours after the fire was dazed and bewildered by his misfortune they were awakened by cries of their youngest child Hardly able to speak Capuano recounted that he and his wife ran out into the hallway and saw flames sweeping up the staircase Leaving his wife standing in the hall Capuano ran back into the bedroom to get Therese and when he returned his wife was gone By that time the heat was so intense that Capuano was forced back into the bedroom With his daughter in his arms he climbed onto the porch from where the small girl was dropped into the arms of one of a number of per sons who had gathered by that time ONLY ONE of the five younger children was hurt That was Therese who was burned on the left arm and left knee and who also may have suffered burns to her eyes She was given first aid by a state highway patrolman before being removed with her brothers and sisters to Mercy hospital at Canton where all were checked for possible burns and injuries Principal hero of the tragic con flagration was Clauss brother of Louis Clauss assistant chief of the Perry fire department who was credited with saving the lives of four of the younger An odd set of circumstances took Clauss to the scene of the fire just as the flames began to become noticeable to passersby k HE HAD RETIRED and was asleep at his home at 307 Harding ave a quartermile irom the Capuano residence when knocks at the door awakened him Outside he found his brotherin law Oscar Spencer of Canton whose auto had stalled on the Can tonMassillbn rd a short distance away and who wanted help in See 12 ATTENTION B P 0 ELKS 441 Monthly Birthday Dinner Thurs day at p m Initiation at Fulmers complete line of poul try and livestock feed Meat scraps Soybean meal Linseed oil meal Alfalfa meal Bran Middlings Cod liver oil 400 D 68c Molasses 100 Farmers Salt 100 Block salt 50 Dairy feed calf meal chick star ter growing mash laying mash broiler mash pig and hog meal lime and fertilizer seed and cat ing potatoes Fulroer Supply 306 3rd stJNW tial   

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