Zanesville Signal, April 12, 1947

Zanesville Signal

April 12, 1947

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Zanesville Signal, The (Newspaper) - April 12, 1947, Zanesville, Ohio THE ZANESVILLE SIGNAL Press NEA 83 293 ZANESVILLE, O., SATURDAY EVENING, APRIL FIVE CENTS Prints the News Tells the Truth Mass Picket Line Set Up Briefly Here No freak in Nation-Wide Phone Tie-Up Reader Has Another Idea For Use of Auditorium (A Letter to the Editor) Secret German Records Show: To the Editor of The Signal: I Z2i in favor of tee proposal to move the city jail into the basement of the auditorium. It is one of the most forward- looking civic proposals that has come oat of council for a long time. Way not go a step further and turn the main floor into a horse joint? Then everyone will fee satisfied. It is hardly likely that the operators of the horse joint clean or the place, because its present condition Ls just right for their purpose. But they raight have some of tne porches and steps removed from the sidewalks in the vicinity for the convenience of their patrons- After all. the gamblers have always had a lot of influence in this town, that coimcU has start- Vishinsky Firm On Reparations MOSCOW A. Y. Vishin- A mass picketing demon- stration took place shortly be- fore noon today in front of the Zanesville telephone ex- change on North Sixth street, but it was indicated that all pickets will be withdrawn from dutv over the week-nd. The demonstration lasted from 11 to 12 o'clock, with an estimated 50 striking employes participating. There was no indication that an- other demonstration is planned. la feet, many of the girls indi- cated that they were as weary of the strike as were the super- visory employes and management representatives wno are manning the switchboard inside the build- ing on an emergency basis. "I wish this strike would be one of the union members commerced, and two others echoed her sentiments. The sacae hopes were expressed bv those inside the building. Clyde B. Calhoun. district commercial manager, and m Robert Kelso, Zanesville com- r mercial manager, took their first turns at the switchboard today. Kelso repeated today his praise of the public for its thoughtful cooperation during the communi- cations crisls. As to what constitutes an em- ergency, he asked that the phone- using public weigh the matter carefullv before asking for a num- ber. are frequently asked if we think this call or other consti- tutes an Kelso said, ading: We would rather not answer that question. Only a handful of people are on doty and they are working: loyally. Our capa- city is only as great as their endurance. If we take time to discuss individual calls with we are possibly holding; up a truly urgent call life or death may be at s OK3.LC a ICI-CAIS, He asked users to -think .of our plants far- ed to move in the nghz direc- tion, we can expect other improvements. Mdntire li- brary will probably be turned to the garbage depart- ment. No one uses the li- brary, anyway, except people so dumb that they have to read books. And garbage trucks in ilclntire library would tie is well with the free trash aurnp that used to be Mclntire park. Yours trulv, ROBERT "F. FERGUSON, 1765 Caleb drive. The foregoing masterpiece or scaTcasm was subsutied by a reader view JA apparently shared by a of Zases- vilie citizens, 'sjcslcg ccm- menls expressed since ilondsv night council heard a proposal to rsoie the the of tie jn- audltori-jrn. Hitler Feared Super-Forts; Had No Faith in V-Rockets Tornado-Wrecked! Cities Bury Dead sky. Soviet deputy foreign mini- ster, made it clear today that in his opinion Russia would ac- cept a German settlement without reparations payments to the So- viet Union from current produc- tion, on a large scale. Vishinsky, nght-hand man of Soviet Foreign Minister V. M. ilolotov, said acceptance by the United States of the principle of current reparations was the thing -'we been fighting for" in the council of foreign ministers. Vishinsfcy told a news con- fust held by a Soviet official since the for- eign ministers this lack of agreement on the approach to reparations was the foremost difficulty be- tween the Western powers and the Soviet Union. The Soviet deputy made this statement as the four-power coun- cil resumed its discussion of cur- rent political problems and pro- cedures for writing the German treaty, after- deadlocking: last night on the question of Germany's western frontier with France. "A tre-ity without Vishinsky said, "Is the same thing as s. man without a He said he welcomed Secretary of State Marshall's recent sugges- termittent, cold rain and sleet ad- ded to the misery of this tornado strtckec today as relatives completed arrangements for burial the S4 victims of Wednesday" night's disaster. Citizens were making a half- hearted attempt to restore some Situation ana realize that the cai! may invol-.e your own home or farriilj. Therefore, it is lo the public and individual's inteiest, he pointed out, necessary calls." to make only IXXXK TO C. S. FOR XEST MOVE WASHINGTON of negotiations to Collapse end the im- for capital reparations were left in Germany, some cur- rent reparations might be agreed to. He added, however, that he could not state what Marshall actually had in mind. Here Vishin- sky evidently was referring to the amount of such reparations Vishinsky's news conference drew many British, American, French and Russian correspond- ents and produced one sharp ex- change between Vishinsky and a British reporter. W. X. Ewer, of the London Daily Herald, objected to Vishinsky's statement that Britain and the United States were taking current reparations from their occupation Both Beirne and officials of the jzones m the form of coal and other jrammoth Bell Telephone system jresources. Ewer said Britain had left the door open for continued j received no coal and that coal government efforts to end the dis- from the British zone had portent long lines portion of the cross-country telephone tieup left both sides looking to the govern- ment for the next move today. "We're settling down for a long said President Joseph A. Beime of the National Federation of Telephone _ pute over wages and other con- tract demands. Administration officials talk- ed privately of possible seizure of the industry by President Truman under provisions of the Federal Communications act, but they showed little en- thusiasm for this solution. Secretary of weighed his reply to a pro- been used to psy for imports into Germanv. "If Mr. Vishinsky is aware of these two rudimentary facts, what is his motive in making these charges against us, his Ewer asked. "If it is Vishinsky replied, "that Great Britain has received "Great Britain has received no L josal by the NFTWs policy com- Ewer interrupted. fh3f soon- Vtcfriincit-c" rrmiimied til mittee that the government spon- sor a face-to-face meeting between union leaders and top officials of the American Telephone and Tele- graph company, with press and ra- dio reporters jnvited. Meantime in upstate Xew York a strike of maintenance and plant eraplojes against the New York Telephone company was settled with an agreement to arbitrate ajHOld CXnIPITIOII WOODWARD. Okla- In- form of normality and houses- on Main street business opened. Store fronts were boarded up and the roofs leaked rain onto the merchandise but crudely scrawled j signs proclaimed "open for bus-" iness." The TJ. S. employment office posted a sign for carpenters, labor- ers and brick layers to help re- build Woodward, whicn was level- ed by the tornado which left injured and caused property dam- age estimated in the millions. The northwestern O k 1 a h o ma city was hardest hit of the Texas and Oklahoma communities in the path of the More than 50 other persons were killed or died of injuries. Additional hundreds of injured taxed hospital facilities. Higgins, Texas, told of 35 dead; Glazier, Texas, 14. There were three dead in Gage, Okla. Total casualties in the twister which first struck in the panhandle of northern Texas and swept north- eastward into O k 1 a h o mja were 140 dead and an estimated injured. Work crews search- ed for other victims. Donations of money, clothing and food poured into Higgins and Glazier. A fund to rebuild the shattered towns reached in Amariilo. Plans for mass funeral serv- ices in Woodward have been abandoned. Instead, four of the leading churches have a- ranged separate rites, the first to be held today for 15 Rev. D. Allen Polen, Methodist pastor, saic his church would be- gin funeral services tomorrow morning, continuing them on an hourly schedule throughout the day- Yesterday relatives stood in line at the city clerk's office to procure bunsl lots in the city cemetery. Funeral directors sain services and burials probably will FRANKFURT. Adolf Hitler had a terri- ble fear of the American B-29 Superfortress boracer in the last months of the war and an amazing lack of faith in his own V-weapoas, charred rec- ords of his secret staff con- ferences show ed today. The partly burned steno- graphic transcripts of his wartime conferences, captured by the U. S. Army and re- leased here, disclosed Hitler told Hermann Goering and members of the army general staff Jan. 10. 1345: "Things are such that the American B-29 now is in action- The Japanese see them already. I feel a great danger, and one cannot weigh this danger too lightly. The B-23 bomber can be Ger- many's destruction. These machines will make their ap- pearance here." The 3-29 appeared in Europe during the war. but Hitler's repeated references to then: showed he feared them perhaps even, more than the approaching armies oi the Allies. "Even he told Luft- waffe Chief Goermg, blasting: the fat field rsarsha! for Sddiing around with the con- struction of ont-of-dare fighter planes." the enemy planes come like a parade, and when the big ones come, German planes will literally enter a hailstorm of fire." He said German planes would be mowed down ruth- lessly. Hitler felt America could win the World War with the B-29, saying: "The Americans can produce B-29's in great masses. What else does he need, the Ameri- can? He can crush everything with them. Nobody can come and tell me they won't attack us. Now they are attacking Japan with 70 to 100 planes- 3ut these xvill soon increase to SCO. then 500, then XOOO and then 2.000." As for the V-i and V-2 weapons, which Dr. Joseph promised the German peopie would turn the tide of the war for them. Hitler had different ideas when he spoke secretly to his generals. On the same cay he was so worried aboat tae appearance 01 the B-29. he said: am sorry to say that the V-weapons cannot decide the war." The same month. January, 1945. when the allies were m Antwerp, an extract from a burned situation report quoted Hitler as saying: I gave out orders that 50 Messerschmitt should be refitted to carry 500 kilogram bombs. I simply raust be able to drop them on Ant- werp. We cannot relv on V-l or V-2 shelling." The fuehrer incredulous whea Gen. Alfred Joel told him a V-2 missile had hit the Rex rnovie house in Antwerp Dec. 17. 1944, killing per- sons. His comment was: "That must have been the first successful hit with a V-2. It is so miraculous. I am skep- tical and cannot believe it." After Two Years OCEA Telepfcoto) From behind a desk piled high with work and a mounting collec- tion of gadgets President Truman smiles a greeting on of the anniversary of his second jear in office. continue through next week. The bodies of four victims, all children ranging in age from six months to six years, remain uni- centlfied- Vishinsky continued that the question arose as to the price of" the coal ar.d said that was a mat- ter for the economists. The corre- spondent shouted that Britain had received "not one penny 'a profit.' Company Is Blamed n .Cenfralia Blast SPPJXGFIELD. fact-finders say the "primary re- sponsibility" for the miners' safety Boys Finish Strong to Win Quizdown After Early Scare Girls Hefd 50-Point Lead at Half Adair Avenue Boy Individual Champion The boys' team came from behind today to win tl seventeenth weekly Signal-WHIZ Quizdown, broadcast from the stage of the Weller theater. Memorial Today For Roosevelt Mouse Trap Makers demand for a S12 weekly wage hike. j Company spokesmen hailed the] de-.eloprnent as the "first break" in. the nationwide strike. The set- tlement affects oniy plant and maintenance workers outside of York City. KILLED Ef CRASH James W. Xichok. 18, of Load (Greenup Ky., was lolled late last night in an automobile-track 201- at nearbv Lucasville. of better mouse may path to the doors of the Toledo museum of From tomorrow, through May 4, the museum is offer- ing" a. show of the Society of Industrial Engineers, including an item designed by George SaJder for the Animal Trap Co. cf America, Litite. Pa. IV is cataloged as The Black Cat Four Hole Choker Model Plastic Mouse Trap." The girls led at the half, 600 to 550, but the boys finished strong to carrv off the honors by s. score of 900 to 750. Individual winner was Wil- liam Kelly, fi Bfth grader from Lirfci-in school. He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kelley, 516 Adair avenue. Since his school has already re- ceived the 15-volurne set of Cornp- ton's encyclopedia, an alternate prize of S15 will go to the school's library fund- Judges for today's contest were Mrs. Charles Goeiz and Mrs. Arthur Kissick. Each of the contestants received a mechanical Quizdown pencil at the conclusion of the program, while those who sent in the ques- tions which used wili receive free theater tickets with the com- pliments of the ZanesvHle Thea- ters. Inc. The 18th in the series of Quiz- down programs will be broadcast from the stage of the Weller thea- ter next Saturday morning at with pupils from the fourth, fifth and sixth grades cf the pub- lic schools again participating. Tickets for these programs may be obtained from the schools, ra- coaTrnme station WHIZ or from the lob- Ill perished March 25 "rested of the Zanesville niblishing Co. jcpon the company officials, super-} intendent and manager." The special seven-member group j appointed by Gov. Dwight H.] Fame DlCS at Age Of 60 Green also reported yesterday thatj M it Won't Go In! We can't pat all our store in oar windows- We can't put all our values In our ads: We do our best to feip you sa-ve iur.e. raoney and steps. What do We sincerely want Our business is to serve you. We can do a better joo with >our We earsonly know what >ou think when you tell us in "The Community Survey." AWARDS FOR BEING HEL.PFUU TO READERS WHOSEOPINIONS' ARE NEAREST TO WHAT THE MOST READERS DECIDE ARE BEST. LARGE ADS: None MEDIUM ADS: Bintz Bros. Liberty Theater Stone's Grill Weller Theater SMALL ADS: Borden's Grand Theater Imperial Theater Quircby Theater Red Star Taxi CASH AWARDS THIS WEEK For Being Helpful !ft Award 2nd Award 10.00 3rd Award .Novelist of "Bounty" PARK, K. nation today observes the second anniversary of Franklin D. Roose- with ceremonies planned at the old Hudson river valley mansion which he had hoped to enjoy in retirement. On the flagstoned portico, a fa- vorite lounging place of the late president a memorial program will be broadcast to the nation over three networks (NBC, ABC, MBS) from to p. m. President Truman, wco suc- ceeded to the cares of Mr. Koosevelfs office two years ago today, will speak from Kansas City in tribete to his predecessor. From the portico, only a stone's throw from the rose garden where the president was buried, Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt and former Sec- retary of the Treasury Henry Morgenthau will broadcast. Two hundred special guests have been invited. But the National Park Service, which completes to- day its Srst year as administrator of the historic site, expects sever- al thousand other visitors will hear the program from the before the house. Morgenthau, president of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial foundation, is expected to an- nounce a series of undertakings which the foundation will sponsor in memory of the wartime presi- dent. A member of tthe foundation's execulive committee, Playwright Robert E. Sherwood, will speak after the broadcast. ed today to be preparing an From the estate's opening to the peal for intensified effort by 3- year ago until the end off month, 462.603 visitors WHXIA3I KELLY Vandenberg Seeks Hemisphere Unity WASHINGTON (35- (R-Mtch.) was House Votes 18-4 Approval Of Bill to Restrict Unions And Ban Paralyzing Strikes Labor Committee Takes Only Eight Minutes For Final Vote on Contrcversiaf Measure; CIO Leaders in Capital to Fight Legislation WASHINGTON Toe House Labor committee formally approved today, 18 to 4, a bill to clamp sharp re- strictions on strikes and labor unions. It took :he committee only eight minutes for the Snal vote. It had; approved the measure informally; details yesterday. Chairman Hartley today term- ed .Henry Wallace's appeals la. England "a shocking The Republican chairman of the senate foreign relations committee offeree this comment to reporters on speeches by the former Demo- cratic vice president against Presi- dent Truman's Greek-Turkish aid program: "I think it is a shocking thing when an American citizen goes organize the world own government. I abroad to against his suggest that the important ques- tion is not what Mr. Wallace win do in 1348 but what he is doine in 1347." (In a speech at Manchester day Wallace declared- the United States had embarked on a program, of "ruthless imperialism." He de- scribed proposed loans to Greece and Turkey as "the first down, payments in a plan shape or Wallace's speeches during his present tour abroad also drew sharp criticism from Senator Rob- ertson (R-Wyo) who told re- porters: "I don't think that the British people are going to be foolish enough to be influenced by what he says." 3.IANCHESTER, Eng-. CR Henry A. Wallace charged today that the U. S. had embarked on a program of "ruthless imperialism" and declared that the program, must because "American -will never pay the cost and they cac- Se-.eral other senators were still! jurisdiction over the blast-shatter-! Collaborating with James Kor- ea mine, rad "the legal authority i man Hail. Xori to close this mine if he considered ary prominence it unsafe." "The .Hurricane. It said Scanlan's "expressed fear and other novels of high, tion in Loncon t? that if he did so he would be dis-" WASHINGTON charged or reprimanded by the director of mines and rniner- jals (Rober; M. MediK. who resign- April 1) is not z sufficient ex-i jccse for his (Scanlan's) failure to! .close the adventure and pleasant interfaces S refuse to take sides between charge ir. the south seas. tinted States and Hussla. much Tru- Torkey public industrial America's ject of speculation as a possible litical office and if erred with Frank Sampson, new leader of Tara- groups blinded by hatred sia rnast nltsrr.ateJy The former vice-president and cabinet mine. j Candidate's Wife Is Granted Divorce SPRINGFIELD, NelLe j Lee Payne. 42, was granted an j j tincontested divorce today from, (Albert Edward Payne. Springfield; 'manufacturer, following a heanr-g; .'before common p'eas Golden] iC, Davis. j j Payne. 43. was an unsuccessful candi'date for the gubernatorial jrjOTT.inaiior. on the Republican tlck- iet in 1S45. Bachelor Gets IMany Offers of Matrimony BRIDGES RE-EIECTED SAN FRANCISCO The CIO International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's after re-electing Harry Bridges' as its president and resolving to make the six-hour work day its goal, turned from waterfront matters to the problems of sugar workers to- day. SOUTK3END, Ind. The marital pressure is on Uncle Dan Yoong. but nary z. one of some 40 would-be brices meets his rigid first re- qairercent that she be 103 years old. The hard-to-please bachelor celebrated his own. 103rd anniversary two weeks ago. It was an occasion for talking with news report- ers, he discussed matrimony, among other things. He re- marked casually that he would consider marriage if a woman his own age came along. The statement was publish- ed. Uncle Dan had forgotten about it when letters started pouring in from wosiJd-be bndes ranging in age from 42 to 100. The varied responses listed qualificat.or-s and, sosnetiraes, for acceptance. A Manhattan. Sans., woman wrote: "I am S3 and earning my O-STI Jmag cotr.g art FroTn a Boston woman: "I am just 100 and as spry as a spring chicken Please send ine a pig from your farm, or bring one if von visit A 68-year-old Springfield, O.. -sidow. said: "Will consider a man of ycur age if he's a good man If you saw wouldn't want a lad; 95." A spinster in Bethlehem, Pa., also 68, said. "Widowers I could have plenty, but I want a bachelor." A letter from Flint, Mich., included the warning, "Life 5s short at the best, ?o don't de- lay." lion: j Dean Acreson, undersecretary 3051 istate, disc'-osed that the United, jSiates in z note to Marshal [government has protested the removals as unlawful t in art damaging to Trieste's economy, all'% a jBntara has razee a similar pro-uj a good 3awver zest goocj j Communists Renew j Attack in China Shells were re- ported" Mother's Doy for May II WASHINGTON He is with the former Jirjji o< "vviiicn iumier Charles Poletti arid Rep. Benja-jTnirnan today designated Sunday, Rabin (D-Nyt are mernbers. 11. as Mother's Day. I have absolutely no specified! Mr. Truman on govern- thought sified pressure against that irn-; -1 "Ul- uiuugm. uip" m rjortant Hope' province rail political office. I feel that anvjwhich we hold the mothers of our 165 miles south of Peiping.' j citizen rr.ust these days take anjcountry." j iir.forpxt