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   Zanesville Signal, The (Newspaper) - March 7, 1950, Zanesville, Ohio                               THE ZANESVILLE SIGNAL 85TH 25B HE A ZANESVILLE, OHIO, TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 1930 FIVE CENTS Prints the News Tek the Truth AND GUBITGHEV FOUND GUILTY Output ituming Normal pOST Kk hi Pits Today ASB1NGTON John L. is today prroposed "ma- aid pact" between the ed Mine ITnioa the CIO. The I'MW leader tested it in a letter to CIO .ident Philip Marray. He med to Murray unearned MO.MO check which Mur- had sent Lewis help IHC the coal strike. to GeJ Dial Telephones A Week Ahead of Schedule Zanesville's telephone network will go on the dial system on April week ahead of was announced to- day by company officials. A new telephone directory containing the dial numbers will be distributed in mid-April and will be in the hands of all phone-users by the time the cut-over takes place. E. E. Wigger. the company's com- mercial manager, said that all equipment, including phones, has been installed but that work of making connections and testing will require several weeks. i Originally, the cut-over was scheduled I for ApriJ 29, Wigger said. i Company officials said tnat the dial system will affect subscribers in i the Zanesville area. 1 The new Fuitonham exchange also will be cut-over on April 22. It serves Tulton- ham. East Fuitonham and White Cottage. 1 Installation of the dial system began here 18 months ago. Eight Tons of Blues TTSBURGH Coal action sped toward nor- today in the wake of a to-long soft coal strike. coal poured in steady ms from towering mine les into waiting gondola hopper cars that rushed 10 fuel-needy areas, irly a third of the idlej rs happily shouldered and shovels yesterday, work return of the 372.000 ng united mine workers is -ted to be virtually corn- today. ustries. hard hit by the own, quickly threw off the '-imposed shackles, el firms and railroads re- 1 thousands of the more workers idled byi oal walkout. i heeling steel corporation doled toll scale resump- of production as did other panics which had ear- d because of fuel short- i. Chesapeake and Ohio, ax restored dir.ing car' ce which was eliminated toj coal. The C- and O.I resume runs of three, -h line trains Friday. x York joined other areas mcelling conservation dim-> nation's! Denies Air Caused Death Judith and Soviet Friend as Trial Ended Expert Testifies At Snadtr Trial (NEA Photo) Trucker Clint Conger of Wilkesville, O.. perches gloomily atop his cab in Cleveland, wondering what to do with eight tons of high-grade coal. Dealers refused to buy his load at a ton when developments in the coal crisis promised early delivery at normal prices. Conger said he waited at the mine for four days to get the fuel, then hauled it 250 miles to sell it, claiming he'd lose money at anything less than S25 a ton. MANCHESTER. N. H. (JP) Harvard pathologist ap- pearing for Dr. Hermann N. j Sander testified today injec- tion of 40 cubic centimeters of air could not have killed Mrs. Abbie Borroto. The 41-year-old Dr. Sander is on trial for murder on charges he killed the cancer-stricken woman by Ejecting that amount of air into her veins. Dr. Richard Ford, head of the department of legal medicine at Harx-ard. testified that between 200 and 300 ccs of air delivered within 25 seconds would be re- quired to kill a human being. Dr. Ford said be was basing Jury Returns Verdict After Long Session Former Justice department employe Judith Csplon is accompanied by her attorney. Samuel Neuburger, but Valentin A Gubitchev. Soviet engineer with the Russian UN delegation, walks alone (right' at the New York federal court house where jury went into deliberation late yes- terdav.   than mjrutes run to the Ohio Power Co when associate defense Counsel! s '.400 member Robena local estern Pennsylvania de- to return to the pits at a minute meeting lasi night. That Chrvsler and General Motors. ned up their feeling at go-; jack with a it one miner didn't dig coal and isn't likely to dig He is Joseph Dickmon of Pa., who was sus- led" from Ms UMW local calling John L. Lewis a tator." n getting out of the mines. mon asserted, "and from r dictatorship even if I to dig ditches." B 29-year-old digger said he mVuSlW PhiliP Murray signed a steel in-. contract without a wage, would suit Lewis. His Mine Workers ycsterday a million-dollar loan to plant at philo Another is a Ralph E. finished his mine train to Lore Citv, leaving direct questioning Attorney Gen- _ _ eral William L. Phinney rose ar o p.m. i_ _ a. n m. n from his chair and said: Spokesmen for the B. O. ..No questions railroad said today that changes Mrs Sander said she was in the curtailed passenger serv- working in Montclair. N J. ice haxe not yet been announced when she met the young intern Lewis is the first big labor leader to break through the dike built by employers with government help to stop spir- sling postwar wages. A board appointed bx Presi- Truman in the steel strike dispute last fall recommended welfare improvements, worth about 10 cents an hour for workers generally, but coun-i selled against increasing pay rates. R. Heath. The trial opened only days after the U. S. State De- partment had released a dra- Gov. Frank J. Lausche made his plea to Sen. Estes Kefauver (D-Tenn1, chairman of the sen- rules and administration '.committee. The committee tomorrow eon- iMfOnWr CONVtCVMi OS 90MMI NEW YORK Judith Coplon and Valentin A. Gubi- tchev, the Soviet engineer, were found guilty today of conspiracy and attempted espionage. A federal court jury of six men and six women ruled that the former government employe and the stocky, blond Russian met secretly in New York and plotted to spy for Soviet Russia. It announced its verdict at a.m. lESTi after havmff been locked up overnight. Tho jurors went out at p.m. terday Miss Coplon. 28. was found guilty on two of con- spiracy and one of attempted espionage. She was found in- nocent of another charge that she attempted to transmit classi- fied FBI documents to unauthor- ized persons. Both she and Gubitchev. 33. were convicted on a conspiracy charge to commit espionage by removing classified documents From government files and to de- fraud the United States of her impartial services. Both defendants were ed to jail for sentencing at a.m- (EST) Thursday. MiM CoptoB can receive a maximam of yean hi pris- on and a Sie.600 fine. ehev faces maxtnom aKy of 15 yean in priaoa and m SM.Obo fine. Miss Coplon to-l on. wwfc MICHABL SHIPKOV Meanwhile, the rush for coal at larger mines in MnMringum county has eased off to some degree. About tracks lined ap this morning to obtain at the Bras Coal company tipple Gilbert, bat at Moaat Perry the of the two weeks has slackened whom she later married She said she admired him from the outset because he "respected the very poorest of i his patients." I "He was very ishe added. Mrs. Sander and Dr. Richard off Fire and Dust Hit Plain States n how how wrong snow tne men 6 were wage increase, but with pension-wel- cnal mine Ford. Harvard pathologist, were listed by the defense as theiri last two important witnesses for! Many truckers signed up forlDr over the but o Workers Study vis' Loan Offer dcabted officials show up throughout the country hax-e re- the determined Lewis turned to work along to deliver to his jjunng the coal crisis last contract improvements truckers streamed to the _ mine'h.om all surroandmg states young. mustached physi- double-barrelled threat fire and dust mane affidavit, signed earlier by Shipkov. revaavling how Bulgar- ian police had extorted a false confession from him by ruth- lessly breaking down his will. He had requested that the affidavit be made public in order to clear his name in theevent of trial, which he ex-idently felt was in- evitable.) Shipkov and four other Bal- garians pleaded gnilty and confirmed the written confes- sions of spying they had made to investigating police before, the trial. A co-defendant with Shipkov was Kivka Bindova, former telephone operator at the U.S. legation. Also on the dock were Stefan Kratokov. Incila Tzanov and Vassil Nal- chex. Shipkox- told the court in Bulgaria un- til the U S. broke relations with that country and closed its lega- tion in Sofia "last month had "inspired in me the conception fthat the present (Communist-led to j Bulgarian) regime is transi- siders allotments for the judici- ary committee to investigate criminal activity involving in- terstate commerce. Lausche sent this telegram to Kefauver: rt "I heartily applaud and sup-jer port you in your views that fed- era! laws should contain provi- sions which will make it a crime, or at least subject to fed- eral regulation, to carry tele- graphic and wire service to bookie houses. "The of the wire service and the bookie houses are growing rich ex- ploiting their betters. "The government is providing relief and other subsidies to already aoder 40 months to years seotoaee for eoartcttoa on similar hi Wash. n As she left the courtroom. Miss Coplon smiled weakly and kissed one of her attorneys, Leonard Boudin. and her broth- and sister-in-law. Mr. and Mrs. Bertram Coplon. The first count in the four count indictment of which both were found guilty charged con- spiracy to commit espionage, specifying removal of classified government documents and de- frauding the U.S. government of Miss Coplon's impartial serv. ices. The maximum penalty to five years in prison and a 000 fine. The second count, of which, she was found innocent, accused many who lose money to the ex-'her of attempted espionage by ploiters. These operators have.attempting to transmit govern- t corrupted public officials andjment documents to unauthorized law enforcement itional of the plains, He said Heath had "underlined officials agencies their illegally gotten gains that are entering into many busi- nesses, driving the honest and legitimate business man out of with'persons. If convicted on this a. existence. "They defy the thorities braenly and openly legal constituted au- h e y cian spent most of yesterday on states todav. {for each worker, i Now j comes miners 'worth Missing Newark 4. He insisted, however, that Borroto was head at the He described the air that the United States are ac- whipped up dust lively interested in the return of; yesterday over thousands western Democracy to of acres of cropland. Visibility .garia was cut to half a mile in some "My official work in the lega- HaC llrAUinOfl of Texas and New Mexico, tion was interpreter" Shipkov I Ul I IQo UffllGVI In Kansas, two traffic fatali-j declared, adding that "my un- clouds, i official activity consisted in .ion todav whether to ac- a loan from John ewis IMS made the offer as help he UAWs 42-day-old strike ist Chrysler Corp e strike has idled 89.000 sler workers and a total of 00 in the au'o mdustrj. ivis' offer of the loan was e x-ia letter to the UAW's idem Walter Reuther from hard own strike miners' welfare fund but also a an argalng point for many from now on for more wages, reviving their hopes that If Lewis coaM break through the steel fact-board's no-wage-increase for mala, they can too. The auto workers are now in I Coal dealers who supply fuel ifor household use were of the opinion that their stocks would be back to normal late this week. Many reported last week that they were unable to meet the demand for coal. 1 From Washington came word 'that early resumption of normal Of Heart Attack Hot Kan- j gathering information for Amer- sas visibility and ceiling was re- ican intelligence." ported at zero for a 30-minute period. The dust brought back memo- ries of the black blizzards" of the 1930s because it started in the xear it is not anywhere near as sex ere as in 1935 and !1936 when .lust storms destroyed a strike for coal-burning passenger appears likely to go on, for a "package" imptovement while at least.________ General Motors The GM expires in Mav Lewis ___ in the loan offer that the a coal miners were by money interests linked with "the that dominates" PETERSBURG. Ir.d Rex- Charles Bond. evangelist, ended his sermon last night with these words "I am ready to go. I would thousands of acres of rich crop rather die in the harness and rmned countless farm- rust out." He then law down on a bench' Yesterday's high winds also !and died of a heart attack. M u r r a y's own steelworkers' will probably ask a wage boost next fall when the steel indas- trv contracts can be reopened iha- time UAW leaders not prepared to comment, ing arrixal of Lewis" letter riax- the union called laTe fruitlessly, auto manufacturing if rysler management rejected ix-ita'ion to attend, express- disbelief that its presence d help _ pax rates I Evidently Lewis hopes to set the wage spiral going again, so when his new coal contract can IIO Mostlv cloudy and April. 1951. he y with scattered showers'can argue he is justified in de- -ht Lowest 30 to 35 in west another pay boost on and in the 40's in south- for miners. portion Wednesday, cloudiness. Colder in Conservancy District Wins Praise in Bromfield Article ast portion Snow v in north portion errtax's High ix s Low. p m, 500 Low 2 30 a m IDaxtrn last nig .........55.0 (office reported. and Ohio Railroad Freight tram struck and killed John S'let 45 Daxtrn last nigh', the coroner's The Muskingum Watershed Conserx-ancy district, with its network of dams, comes in for featured space in the current issue of The Saturday Evening Post. The article written by Louis Bromfield. the novelist, is ti- tled "I Live on the Edge of Paradise Bromfield. who makes Ws home at Malabar farm, near Mansfield traces the history of the conservancy district and praises the work of Bryce Browning former Zanesville of Commerce secre- tary who now serves af secre- tary of the conservancy dis- trict with headquarters at New Philadelphia In his article. Bromfield tells of the benefits derixed from tKe district lakes and conservancy practices. Moreover, he advo- cates the same flood-control pattern for other parts of the country which are menaced at times by angry rivers Four photographs illustrate the Bromfteld story. One was taken at Piedmont lake and another at Atwood lake Bromfield. well known in this city has long been an ad- vocate of soils conservation practices. prairie fires whipping j parts of Texan, Kansas and Nebraska. In Texas four separate fires blackened thousands of acres of choice ranch and wheatlands AH in the Texas panhan- dle The largest fire near Dumas, raged out if for hours iLeroy Linle. chief of the Sunday 'fire department, was critically Iburned Frank Carter. 35. also .suffered sex-ore burns An estimated TOO persons .fought the flames Some cattle 'and small buildings were de- stroyed Firemen from sex en towns and hundreds of volunteers fought nine hours to control a huge grass fire near Angora in west- ern Nebraska Firp Chief J G Thavent of ScotTsbluff. Nebr. said the destroyed at .least 115 haxstacks and humed GLENDALE. Calif, "I've broken my ex- plained Wendell Holmes Teat, 53. when police fovnd him ly- ing in the street. He was rashed yesterday to Physicians and Swgeons bos- pttal bat when the doctors ex- amined Mm. they withdrew from the case and called a carpenter. Police said Teat forgot to mention that the Iff was wooden. COLUMBUS Dr. Robert M. Wmgard. missing Newark physicial. may have drowned in the Scioto nv-er near Columbus, a fellow worker said today. Dr Wingard, assistant medi-j cal examiner for the Newark] division of the Baltimore OhiOj railroad, has been missing since1 Feb. 20. He was last seen hitch- 'quarters count, she could have been sen- tenced to 10 years and a fine. The third count, of which Gubitchev was found guilty, ac- cused him alone of acting as am unauthorized person attempting to receive secret government documents. The maximum pen- alty is 10 years and a fine. The foarth of which Miss Coploa was gorilty, accased her alone of ed espionage m trying to transmit doconeato to the national defense to a citisea of a forelga power, Bassia. with the belief it be ased to mjare the United States. This seriow charge and carries maxtanam penalty of 1 hi prison, bat ao fine. The Soviet delegation head- in New York had no Frazeysburg Named Winner Of Rotary Citizenship Award over more than acres. Frazeysburg high school is the winner of the Rotary Cit- izenship award for the 1949- 50 school year, it was an- nounced today by F D Ring, county superintendent of schools The award, a 14-inch gold cup. is based on the number of points receixed by each, rural school for interscholastic actixities during the year Each visiting team bases its points on the frier.dlx attitude towards guests, the sports- hiking a ride to Columbus New- immediate comment after ark friends said the doctor may ing the x-erdict. -be suffering from a mental con-1 The case has attracted dition i national interest. The U.S. gov- C M Scott. B. A O. freight jernment branded it as daring, agent at nearby Grove City, cold-blooded spying. Moscow, offered a 150 "E" bond reward on the other hand, called it a to stimulate a search of the frame-up. rixer. He said the reward would Gubttchev. lawyers nifmtata- be paid if Dr. Wingard's that the meetings of the two t A were K foUTld- ter of love. After both defendants had left the courtroom, Abraham Pomerantz. the Russian's yer. told reporters: j "She's acquitted of an attempt jto pass to him He's convicted jof an attempt to receive from i her. I can make no sense of this. It simply indicates to me ,the terrific confusion in this case He said that on Thursday ho would make motions to set the verdict. i manship of the host team and i the activities of the specta- tors, school officials, coach i and cheerleaders. In turn, the host school i rates the visiting team on co- I operation, sportsmanship and the citizenship of the commu- niry and school officials. the 14th annual award will be presented at a luncheon 1 meeting of the Rotary club, Tuesday, March 14 at the YWCA I Otsego school wai winner of last year's award. DEMOCBATir LKADEB SPRINGFIELD Funeral services will be Wednesday ternoon for Attorney Hugh Ha- gan. 65. former Clark county Democratic chairman. He at bis yesterday..   

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