Sandusky Register Star News, June 19, 1946

Sandusky Register Star News

June 19, 1946

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Sandusky Register Star News (Newspaper) - June 19, 1946, Sandusky, Ohio � -  -^---------[--[----�--;-. -�- I 41 Resume Flight To Europe In Second Plane After First Is Crash-Landed HARTFORD, CONN., June 19 (UP)-Forty-one passengers took off for Europe in a second Pan-American Constellation early today after seven breathless minutes within "an arms length of hell" when an engine burnerf' off their first plane and a eteel-nerved pilot crash-landed it at nearby Willimantic, Conn. Only one of the 42'passengers aboard the first Constellation,' the New York, declined to continue the trip aboard the second, the London. The Rev. Cornelius Curtln, 55, of Sydney, Mont., cancelled his reservation and caught a train for New York. * The hero was cool, level-headed Capt. Samuel II. Miljer, who in a split second decision set the plane down without injury to any of its occupants. Among the passengers were Laurence Olivier, British acfor, and his red haired wife, beautiful Vivian Ldlgh, the star of �'"Gone With the Wind." "We thought we were gone," said Olivier. "It looked like the end," said Miss Leigh. "It was kind of a close call," said Father James O'Connor, 33, of Merrill, Ore., one of six priests enroute to Ireland. "I thought we ware all goners." The plane, one of the largest and fastest of the commercial airliners, took off from LaGuarUia field shortly after 5 p. m., cdt. yesterday. It was bound for Shannon, Eire, with the first stop scheduled at Gander, Newfoundland. J At 5:58 p. m. Capt. Miller, whose home is in White Plains, N. Y., radioed La Guardia field that his right engine was on fire and he was returning. In their seats behind Miller's cabin, the spellbound passengers-actors, singers, businessmen, a bartender and his wife, who had just begun to relax-watched the flames stream back from the burning engine, and lick toward their windows. There was no panic. The passengers sat silent, trusting the man at the controls to do the best he could to save them. He did. Ahead in the cabin. Miller was turning back. The engine burned out of the wing and fell on a farm near Plainfield, Conn. The pilot cut out an engine on the other side to relieve the pressure on the weakened wing. Through a hole in a cloud, Miller saw a landing field below him. He headed,toward it, but saw it was too small. , He then decided to try to make Hartford and spotted the field at Willimantic, 25 miles east of here, circled it, decided it was large enough, and tried to lower his landing gear. The fire had damaged the hydraulic system. The landing gear was locked. Miller radioed the field below and told them he was going to crash land. He landed the plane smoothly on its belly on the soft grass beside the runway in center field. "We were within an arm's length of hell," one of the passengers said as ground crews swept around them. "That pilot's good, steady arm saved us. He never wavered a minute." THE WEATHER Occasional rain and cool tonight and Thursday. Low temperature tonight 54�. High Thursday, lower 60's. Moderate easterly winds. THE Register Ar�r� TKuH Q Century in Your Service- VSKY Star-News -iln Institution ofProgrm and Traditiom ISOCRAXES- A wtie Athenian who lived from 436 to 338 B. C, gava th� world  kernel of tound phllnsophy when be said: "Remember that there ii nothing stable In human affairs; therefore avoid elation In prosperity and undue depression In adversity." Founded 1822. Vol. 123. No. 404. United PrMi SANDUSKY, OHIO, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19, 1946 Associated Press Price Five Cents Bidault Elected President Of France Wife Is Boss In This Home After "Treaty" CHICAGO, June 19 (UP)- Mrs. Joseph Bairile iiad legal assurance today that she is boss in her own home. She had it in writing, too. Mrs. Barrlle agreed yesterday to let her husoand come home after he had offered and signed a "peace treaty" in which he made all the concessions. He proposed it during a court hearing on her separate mainterancc suit. Here's what ho pr'-mlsed: 1-He will not gamble, not even maicing a amalJ bet on a horse. 2-He will turn ever his weelcly pay checlc to his wife and will not complain about the allowance she gives him. 3-He will lake his wile out twice a wceJc. 4-He will attend church every Sunday. 5-He will not leave the house without his wife or children unless he has her permission. 6-He will not see a party responsible for his present position. (This point was not explained in court and the "party" was not identiiied.) 7-Mrs. Barriie has the right to evict him from their home if he violates any of the pledges. Judge Michael Peinberg, IhotfgHt' Barrile's offer was sensible and dismissed the suit. Barriie went home happy with the wife he married in 1925 and their three children. He didn't thinlc he was on the losing end of th j "treaty." "Why did 1 gel out.ot it?" he asiced. "Why, I got my wife baclc." 21-Nation Parley Is Indicated Killed On Duty MAN FOUND ALONG TRACKS CAMBRIDGE, O., June 19 (AP) -The body of a man identified from his papers as Lou Kramer, 44, of St. Louis, Mo., was found l)y the crew of a Pennsylvania llaiiroad freight train along the traclcs eight miles east of New-comerstown today. He had a $100 ticket to the Louis-Conn prize fight. PARIS, June 19 (UP)- French sources said today that they believed a full dress 21-nation peace conference may be called for July 15. These sources said they believed the Big Four foreign ministers session probably would continue another two weeks, leaving an in-| terval of about 10 days before the 21-nation conference if it is summoned. Some hope that Russia is yielding in its opposition to an immediate peace conference was seen in a reference made by Foreign Minister V. M. Molotov to the full dress conference during discussion of Italian reparations. Molotov suggested that the 21-nation conference decide on reparation claims against Italy by Yugoslavia, Greece and Albania. The fact that Molotov made this suggestion was regarded as indicating he at least is thinking about the possibility of the full dress conference wliich he formerly opposed adamantly until complete harmony was reached among the Big Four. The foreign ministers deputies today virtually completed the skeleton drafts of the Bulgarian, Hungarian and Finnish peace treaties. The draft of the Romanian treaty already had been approved by the deputies. The fact that yesterday's reparation^ discussion produced nothing but the same old arguments and a Soviet refusal of a British compromise plan dampened earlier restrained hopes of breaking tba conference stalemate. FLOOD IS RUINING SOUTHERN OHIO WHEAT AND CORN COLUMBUS, June 19 (UP) The condition of the swollen Scioto river today was described by U. S. Weather Bureau officials as the most serious since it wenl on a costly rampage in June 1937, More rain was predicted for] the state today as the river's mud' Control On Most Grapes Abandoned WASHINGTON. June 19 (UP)- The OPA announced today that price controls on all grades except Concords will be suspended indefinitely tomorrow. Concords will continue under control until crop and market conditions are determined this fall. The OPA said it had experienced administrative difficulties establishing prices on grapes. Illinois State Highway Pa-rolman, Marvin Archer, 31, was killed in Paxton. III., by an unidentified white man he sought to question. Archer a World War II veteran returned to the state police force in January, after two years in the South Pacific. (AP Wirephoto) LIMITS ON HIGH COURT PROPOSED BY 2 SENATORS Fear 700 Perished In Blast CELLE, GERMANY, June 19 (UP)-Military authorities reported today that more than 100 workers-Germans and displaced persons including Russians - might have been killed in an explosion at the biggest underground ammunition dump in the British zone. Flames which touched off the explosion crackled uncontrolled today through the  dump in the Hanigsen salt mine near Celle and 20 miles northeast of Hanover. Military officials said the fire this afternoon was creeping toward 3,000 tons of all types of German artillery ammunition stored in the salt mine. All non-essential persons were evacuated from the area last night by British troops. Eighty Germans and 23 displaced persons were underground wh�n the explosion occurred. "Authorities feared all were lost. At the time of the explosion, an estimated 10,000 tons of ammunition were in the mine. Explosives were being carri-ed from underground storage chambers by the workers under the direction of British officers. APPROACH OF A TORNADO WASHINGTON, June 19 (UP)-! Two Senators today proposed a cpnstitutional amendment to forbid any  President from appointing more than three Supreme Court justices. The plan, if in effect now, would force four of the late Presideni Roosevelt's appointees off the high bench. The ousted justices would include Robert H. Jackson, now in the midst of a bitter public feud with Justice Hugo L. Black. The proposal, sponsored by Sens. James O. Eastland, D., Miss, and Styles Bridges, R. N. H., was given little chance of adoption, particularly in time to affect present members of the court As a constitutiofial amendment, it would require approval of two thirds of each house of Congress and ratification by three fourth �� of the slate legislatures. That process usually takes several' years. MAN KILLED BY TRAIN URBANA, O., June 19 (fP) - Jess Ross, 62, of North Lewisburg was killed yesterday when a Pennsylvania passenger train struck his ice truck at nearby I Woodstock. June Rainfall Totals 6.44 Inches; Cancel Boat Trips dy waters overran their banks and;, "^""^ ^'"^^ sent the damage to Ohio's farm'^^J^^I,llf,,.^"" here by crops into the thousands of doi. f-rtrtota!^?un?rrhe flS -Hundreds ,of_acres of bottom^^,^>^,^,^PP^^-a^y^^6^44 lands were inundated as the wa ter continued to rise in the Cir cleville area where serious dam age already was dealt to the wheat and corn crops. Meteorologist George W. Min-dling of the U. S Weather Bureau at Columbus said the Scioto was expected to crest at 18 feet today in the CircleviUe area. Flood stage there is 14 feet. !lJTi%TISTI4 S �-_____ BIRTHS Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Griggs, 533 Perkins-av, a daughter, at Providence Hospital. . Mr. and Mrs Carl Boos. 1603 Pierce-st, a son, at Good Samaritan Hospital. Marriage License Application Louis E. Faggionato, T-5 U. S. A., and Rita M, Fisner, at home, both Sandusky Justice of tl;e Peace Walter W Sedgwick to officiate. George E. Brink, '>7, welder, Milan, and Vf>rna M. Thompson, 18, at home. RR 1, Wakeman. DEATHS Mrs. Jldward Schaefer, 432 Dewey-st. John A. Malhiou, 70, 1021 Ging-st. All-time mark of 12.51 inches was set in 1937. Prior to that year the high record was 10.09 inches, set in 1881. Other high totals for June were: 8:85 inches in 1902; 7.68 inches in 1924 and 6.61 in 1885. Forecast for tonight is occasional rain and cooler, with low temperature of 54. Adverse weather conditions and rough waters of Lake Erie resulted in cancellation of pieasui'e boat schedules. Canadian Steamer Pelee made its regular trip to Leamington, Ont. Tuesday with 25 passengers and then, because of rough waters, remained overnight at that place and returned to Sandusky early this afternoon. Today's trip to Kingsville, Ont., was cancelled. High waves prevented the Pelee from stopping at Pelee island Tuesday. C. H. Richardson, general passenger agent here, said that the Pelee will resume its schedule Thursday with a round trip to Leamington, Ont. Tlie Steamer Put-in Bay cancelled its first Detroit excursion, scheduled out of Sandusky today, because of unfavorable weather conditions. H. H. Hunt, local agent, said that he talked to the steamer officials via ship-to-shore phone as the boat reached Put-in Bay this morning and decision was reached to cancel the trip. The boat returned to Detroit. Hunt said that the next excur- sion to Deti-oit would be July 29. Steamer Alabama cancelled its trip from Cleveland to Cedar Point Tuesday, but was expected to resume its daily schedule to the resort today. BODY OF WOMAN FOUND IN LAKE Ministers, Laymen At Lakeside Meet LAKESIDE, June 19 - Eighth annual session of the North-East Ohio Conference of the Methodist Church opened here Wednesday morning with Bishop H. Lester Smith of Columbus presiding. Dr. Melvin C. Hunt of Cleveland spoke at the opening communion service and memorial for conference members who died during the past year. Speaking on "The Meaning Of Freedom," Dr. George A. But-trick, pastor of Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church. New York, will address the conference Wed nesday evening. At a pre-conference meeting of the board of pensions, Tuesday, it was announced that of the conference's $600,000 pension fund goal, $572,000 has been pledged and $380,000 collected. W. D. Archer of Cambridge is chairman of the pension board and Dr. W. O Hawkins of Canton is executive secretary. Approximately 1,000 ministers and laymen are in attendance. This picture obtained from the Windsor Star and snapped on the scene by an amateur photographer using an inexpensive camera shows the approach of the tornado which left death and destruction in its wake in a Detroit suburb and several Canadian communities. This picture was made near Windsor. Ont. (AP Wirephoto) Ohio Experiences Its Wettest We ek COLUMBUS, June 19 m - The wettest week of the year in Ohio has just ended with an average rainfall of 3.40 inches, the weather bureau reported today. The agency's weekly reports end on Wednesdays. Heaviest fall was in Madison and Union-cos, where 5.51 inches fell at Sedalia and 5.42 inches at Marysville, Akron had the least water with 1.28 inches. 43 PLANES MADE DAILY MIDDLETOWN, O., June 19 m -A plane rolls off the Aeronca Aircraft Corp. assembly line every 25 minutes, President John W. Friedlander reported today. He said daily output was 43 at plants here and at Dayton. Storms Head Soufh After hiitting East Check Levels Of Sandusky River BELLEFONTAINE, O., June 19 (AP)-The body of a woman identified as Mrs. Celia Laycock, 34, of Chicago was found in Indian Lake off Island View late yesterday. Coroner A. J. McCracken said he would question the woman's former husband, John Laycok, employe of a floor covering firm at Lima, C, and a brother, Charles Laycok. The coroner said they were with the woman al a resort cottage Sunday night. New Pilot Killed Day After License Granted DAYTON, O., June 19 (UP) - One day after he was granted a private pilot's license Samuel Thomas Yalanzon. 23, of Dayton died when his plane crashed as he "buzzed" Clearwater Falls swimming pool ne%v here. Yalanzon died in a Troy hospital an hour after his rented plana hit a power line and plunged into a creek bed. 17 DIE IN NAPLES WRECK ROME. June 19 lUP) - At least 17 persons were killed and 70 injured in a train wreck in the Naples area today. Junior Chamber Has Milligan As Speaker At Charter Meet When the Sandusky Junior Chamber of Commerce is presented with its charter during a dinner and meeting Thursday night at the Plum Brook Country Club. Fred J. Milligan. well-known in Ohio, will be the speaker. Milligan, an attorney, was recently elected state commander of the American Veterans of World War 2, known as the AMVETS. He volunteered for service four months after Pearl Harbor and served over three and a half years with the Army Air Forces. A former assistant attorney general of Ohio and also former assistant dean of men at Ohio State University, Milligan v/as president of the League of Young Republican Clubs of Ohio, and is a past president of the Columbus Junior Chamber of Commerce. In addition to the charter presentation and Milligan's talk, there will be a program of entertainment following the dinner. Rosemary Schultz, Sandusky child pianist, will present a group of numbers and there will be dancing, music being supplied by Will Keating's orchestra. By United Press Heavy thunderstorms moved south toady after lashing the Mid-Atlantic seaboard, but floods developed in 12 states after three days of violent weather had taken more than 75 lives and injured scores of other persons. A mass of cold air that had blanketed the rtorthern half of the country moved southward, meeting a warm blast from the south to cx'eate storms over an area extending from Kansas and northern Oklahoma eastward to the Atlantic coast. Forecasters said there was no way of knowing whether th storms would I'each the intensity of the wind and downpour which lashed a five-state area on the At iantic seaboard yesterday. Baltimore and Philadelphia were hardest hit in the area, which wa swept by storms accompanied by winds that at times reached hurricane force. The death toll in tiie tornado that ripped through Detroit and Windsor, Ont., i cached 16 as 1 scores of volunteers still searched rain-soaked wreckage for bodies. Spreading floodwaters added to the havoc wrought by the tornado. FRED J. MILLIGAN Junior Chamber officers said that a large number of visitors will bo here for the ciiarter ceremony, among them 'tatc officers of the organization ano rcprescn-fatives of the national 'jouy. New Canned Foods To Have Price Hiked WASHINGTON, June 19 m - Housewives will pay more for part of the 1946 pack of cannea fruits and vegetables put up by processors who have granted ap proved wage increases. Announcing this today, OPA said it had scarcely any information on the number and extent of such pay raises, and thus could i not predict the general effect on prices that the higher costs will exert. The Wage Stabilization Board said approval of pay hikes for canning industry worKers is being handled almost entirely by it.'; regional offices, and that reports iiave not reached Washington. FREMONT June 19 - Safety-Service Director Norbert V. Ah-ner is maintaining regular checks of the Sandusky i-iver' 'n the event that the stream reaches flood stage due to heavy rains tlie last few days. The river reached 8V^ feet yesterday, as compared with three feet, normal depth for summer. Ten feet is considered a. danger stage, and 14, flood. Lowlands alng the river north and south of the city are overflowed, but the stream is not expected to rise over the danger stage unless rains continue. NewHead Is Backed Strongly PARIS, June 19 (UP) - Georges Bidault, foreign minister and leader of the Popular Republican party, was named president-premier q� France today by the constituent assembly. The assembly gave Bidault 384 votes in commissioning him to form a new French government to succeed the coalition cabinet of Felix Gouin. The Communists abstained In the vote for the new leader of France, whose functions include those of both premier and president. Bidault's selection to undertake the formation of a government was virtually assured earli�r today when the Socialists, the Republican Union and the Democratic Socialist group agreed to join the Popular Republicans in supporting him. -,--� >]� iVet Organizations In Ohio To Gather At Resort August 3 Robert J. Brown,' commander of Sandusky Chapter No. 16, Disabled American Veterans, announces the first annual "get-together" meeting of all Onio veteran organizations to be "held Saturday, August 3, at Cedai Point. Rhine-hart N. Ausmus has been named to attend a veterans' meeting in Columbus Thursday in order to contact all state commanders and to solicit their co-operation to make the event a success. Representatives of various local veterans' association met recentl,/ at the American Legion clu�> room to select a committee which' is to proceed with plans of the get-together meeting, at whicbi time Brown was chosen chairman of the committee. Meetings will be held there each Friday at 7:30 p. m. The slogan chosen for the Ohio veterans' organizations get-together meeting is: "Greet your buddies you can find, and honor those you left behind." i SCOUT UNIFORMS LID LIFTED WASHINGTON, June 19 m - OPA today suspended price ceilings on Boy Scout and Girl Scout uniforms, except shoes. The agency said these uniforms are mads for non-profit organizations which control their distribution througli authorized dealers. LATE NEWS FLASHES FEDERAL BUDGET BUREAU HEAD OUITS WASHINGTON, June 19 (UP)-President Truman today announced the resignation of Budget Director Harold D. Smith, who will become an official of the International Bank. Smith has been director of the Budget Bureau for more than seven years. U. S, WOULD TRAIN CHINESE REDS, TOO WASHINGTON, June 19 (UP)-Acting Secretary of State Dean Acheson revealed today that the United States has agreed conditionally' to train and supply Chinese Communist troops as a preliminary to incorporating them into a non-political Chinese national army. He emphasized that such assistance would depend on the progress of Gen. George C. Marshall's plan for bringing the Chinese Communist and Nationalist forces together. He also said only "minimum quantities of equipment" would be supplied. SIGLER, VAN WAGONER WIN IN MICHIGAN Kim Sigler, colorful Battle Creek attorney who prosecuted stata legislators and lobbyists on bribery charges, won the Republican nomination for governor of Michigan today, the Associated Press reported. The silver-haired Sigler will oppose former Gov. Murray D. Van Wagoner in the November general election. Van Wagoner won the Democratic nomination by landslide proportions over William J. Cody of Detroit. CANADA MAY SEIZE LAKE SHIPS OTTAWA, June 19 (UP)-An order-in-council authorizing the government to take over control of at l�ast part of the strikebound Great Lakes shipping industry was being drafted today, according to reliable sources. Ship operators, who met in Toronto yesterday, refused to deal with union officials and requested that the Canadian government operate all lake shipping if seamen could not be persuaded to return to work otherwise. Tlie union also called for the government to take over the vessels, many of which have been tied up by tlic 24-day old strike. ;

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