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Lima News, The (Newspaper) - September 8, 1947, Lima, OhioThi weather tartly Sta eur the Lima news full leased wire service of the associated press. United press and Intonational news Homi edition Billy Boms hmm of of assert it ornery news. Vol. 248 14 pages Lima Ohio monday september 8, 1947 Price five a dts French judge weighs a Little mrs. James Mcdaniek 34. Rau a Motherly Over six of her 10 children As. She stands m the door of the storehouse in Cleveland where they slept on the floor for six weeks since being evicted from their Home. Mrs. Daniels said sleeping on the for two weeks prior to that a Little the children Are sitting left to right Warren. 8, Vivine 4, Betty 18 months. Bonnie 2. And standing left to right Raymond. 11 and Jimmy 5.__________________ Toff off on Western tour to Eye White House Odds Ohio senator to withhold official announcement until after feeling pulse of nation Washington sept. Robert a. Taft begins trek thru the West this week to see what Republican leaders think of him As their possible 1948 presidential candidate. The chairman of the powerful Senate gop policy committee left Murray Bay Canada last week by train and will make the first speech on his tour Friday at Santa Cruz Cal. He will address the Cali fornia bar Assn on states rights and labor Laws. Taft has been endorsed As the gop candidate in 1948 by the Ohio Republican organization. But he said he would wait until his West Ern swing has been completed be Tore deciding if he will fight for the nomination. If he is satisfied with his reception he will become an avowed candidate. Only one other gov. Harold Stassen of Minnesota has formally announced his candidacy so far. Gov. Thomas e. Dewey of new York the 1944 gop candidate recently made a similar tour thru the West. Altho he has not officially tossed his hat in the ring for 1948, Dewey is regarded As Taft s chief rival for the Nomina Tion at present. Taft s Western trip will take Kim to los Angeles. San fran Cisco Reno nev., Portland and Gerhart ore., Seattle and Tacoma wash., Moscow and Boise ida., and Cheyenne and Casper Wyo. He will also speak at Des Moines and Chicago. In Columbus Taft told news men just before heading West Ward that he could see no Rea son for a special session before Congress convenes next Janu Ary. Taft said there was certainly Jio reason for a special session on Domestic affairs and that information on foreign Aid would not be ready for congressional action before Jan. 1. It will be oct. 15 before we have a Complete report on the european conference and the re port of Commerce Secretary w. Averill Harriman on the available resources of this Taft a meeting will then be Nec Essary of the committee on for eign Relief. I Don t think they will be ready to report before Brawl upsets picnic program free for Aii Mars permit hold ers affair sunday several men were knocked out two required Hospital treatment and one was jailed As a result of a free for All Brawl at a Public Outing sunday sponsored by the Allen co permit holders Assn. Knives were brandished Beer bottles flew freely and a rein forced squad of Deputy sheriffs called on City police for help. It took 10 officers to quiet the riot which involved at least 40 picnickers at Mcclintock s Park Southwest of Lima. In memorial Hospital with a fractured ankle is William Estes 22, of in s. Scott St. Alan Frank Houser 26, of 768 Greenlawn a was treated at the Hospital for a lacerated Scalp then was jailed on charges of intoxication and interfering with an officer. Appearing before judge James b. Steiner in municipal court Frankhouser was fined and costs and was sentenced to 30 Days in the county jail when he pleaded guilty to a charge of obstructing officers. Judge Steiner suspended of the Fine and 25 Days of the jail sentence on condition the Fine and costs due and owing Are paid and the defendant refrains from the use of alcoholic beverages until Jan. 1, 1949. According to sheriff w. R. Dailey Phillip Meeks. A special Deputy called for reinforcements about 7 p. M., when he found the number of fights getting out of control. A Short time later four Addi ten to Pace two col. Refugees stage riot in Hamburg Landing British troopers drag screaming jews off ship homeless taken to German Camp Hamburg sept. Helmeted British troops dragged and shoved kicking screaming and weeping jews off the refugee ship Ocean Vigour today when resistance to the Landing in Germany flared suddenly after about half of the aboard had gone ashore peace fully. The refugees were packed aboard a train and taken to a Camp near Kue Knitz eight Miles from Lue Beck. The refugees shouted Belsen and maid names of infamous nazi extermination hurled food at the troops As their train rolled away. When the Ocean Vigour was unloaded the second transport Empire rival was towed into the Hamburg docks. Its debarkation was scheduled for Dawn tomorrow. The third transport Park was expected to Anchor out de Hamburg just before Nightfall. About 30 men in All put up violent resistance before the re Bellion collapsed and the last few Hundred refugees went quietly ashore. There no bloodshed. No Force was used against the women refugees. Altho some of them were bruised the soldiers of the Sherwood Forest battalion never used their the Ocean Vigour was the first of three ships which brought some refugees to Germany after they failed to run the Palestine blockade and refused to land in France. Dirty some of the jews screamed at the British soldiers As they were hustled ashore forcibly after the out break of resistance. Operation the Landing of the refugees who fought a bloody Battle with the British when they were intercepted aboard the president Warfield off pal Estine began quietly enough. By the time the Ocean Vigour was unloaded Only one minor out burst of violence had marred the debarkation. The first refugees abroad a train waiting to take them to Camps pelted the soldiers with packages of food. After about 700 jews mostly women children and old men. Had come off the ship and were herded to the two trains at the quayside trouble broke out at pier 29. Two of the three holds of the ship had been cleared peacefully in about two hours. Then suddenly the defiant Melo Dies of jewish National songs Rose from the holds. The shoreward March halted. For about 20 min utes not a refugee went ashore. A company of military police and a company of troops Drew up in one of the enclosures along the pier hands on their rubber and truncheons. At the same time troops of the British sixth airborne i turn col. Seven old liquor Law on fair sales now off books Columbus sept the ancient ban on liquor sales within two Miles of a Fairgrounds a mile of a childrens Home or Yards of state hospitals passed out of existence in Ohio today. Legislation enacted by the last general Assembly removed the 91 year old ban from the state s Law books. The old measure was resurrected by the Actu last year after being in disuse for several altho Many fairs including the state fair were affected again this year 32 county and District expositions Are still scheduled thru out the state. The Law returning to municipalities and townships approximately a half million dollars in cig Aret dealer License fees also went into effect today. Pittsburgh sept. Was reported today As negotiations resumed in the strike of Union Railroad co. Work is which has slashed drastically steel production in the Pittsburgh District. A negotiator who refused to be identified said the talks be tween the company and two rail Road brotherhoods Are really getting he said discussions yesterday Leared the Way for possible agree ment on the Union s demands which reportedly included a 50 cent an hour wage boost. Thousands of steelworkers faced layoffs this week As a result of he walkout. Charles Cox presi Dent of Carnegie Illinois steel warned that the strike would have a serious Impact on the nation s if the stoppage con inked. Steel fabricators planned dras tic cutbacks on production this week As stockpiles of raw mate rials dwindled. More than 15.000 of Carnegie Illinois work ers in the Pittsburgh area Al ready were Idle As a result of the three Day old walkout. Continuous negotiations Between Union and company representatives have failed to bring Public announcement of any Progress to Ward a settlement. The strikers Are employees of the Union Railroad which oper ates the inter Plant Railroad of Carnegie Illinois steel. Both the Union Rai Hoad and Carnegie Illi Nois Are subsidiaries of u. S. Steel. The strikers Are members of the brotherhood of Railroad train men and locomotive engineers. In Cleveland Brt president a. F. Whitney denounced the walkout As uncut honed and sent two International officers to Pittsburgh to Settle the dispute. A officials will show Washington sept. The agriculture department held Cut Little Hope today that rising food prices will level out in the immediate future. U mid most retail food prices probably will be As High if not higher than they Are now daring the fall and Winter. Meat prices May decline this fall followed by a Sharp Ingres a next Spring. Prices Are currently moving up it said. The Index of whole Rale prices of All commodities after remaining stable for several during August. Wholesale prices of farm products and foods shared in the the current High prices wore blamed by the department on the record number of in the pocket of the average consumer and substantial purchases of food for Export. See Little Hope prices decline in immediate future feed Grain prices including Corn Rose Over 19 per cent from the first of july to the Middle of the department mid. Who Lemle meat prices also Rose. Eggs milk and butter prices went up too As they usually do St this the department said exports unquestionably have played a part in the Sharp hike in food prices. But it said they also have pre vented surpluses of some foods and that Many prices would not be much lower anyway. Meanwhile the department no id this country probably will he Able to spare Only s Little More than 4ov.aoo.000 bushels of wheat for foreign Relief this year. Whether even thu Mark can be reached it added depends on the final Corn Harvest. Secretary of agriculture Clinton p. Anderson already has ruled out any Hope that Grain shipments can reach last year s total of bushels. Othe. Developments in the Crit ical food crisis confronting the world this Winter included i. European nations were warned by the department that they must Siphon every possible Bushel of Grain off their own farms. U said the Job would he Tough because livestock would he competing with humans for what is available. 2. An analysis of a Commerce department report on food exports showed that rapidly rising costs in this country have contributed enor Mously to the european Dollar shortage. Foreign countries Are spending More Here but getting much lets for it. Steel walkout peace is seen regress reported As Union Parley resumes news briefs held in leaflet Baruch Korff co chairman of the american political action committee for Palestine and two other persons one of them an american were arrested by the French Security police at an Airport near Paris while preparing to take off in a plane from which they planned drop 10.000 Leaf lets on London protesting the return of the exodus 194 refugees to Germany. Al top leadership ponders labor Rufe big Union s chieftains to decide on policy to be taken on anti red stand Chicago sept. Al s top policy makers assembled today for a far reaching decision on whether to ignore the National labor relations Board or to sign required affidavits swearing they Are not communists. If a single member of the l. Lewis for example refuses to sign the affidavits the services and facilities of the Norb will be denied to All Al unions american rabbi held As Paris says plan nipped to hit London 14 persons detained after new yorker 2 aides Are caught planning to drop leaflets Over England s chief City Paris sept. French Public prosecutor today ordered an examining magistrate to decide whether rabbi Baruch d. Korff and 13 others now under detention should be tried in criminal court for an alleged jewish underground plot to bomb London. Magistrate Fernand Loletty one of the sternest in France will Eon duct a preliminary investigation and sign arrest warrants for those of the 14 he feels should face trial. Police said the arrests made during the week end had broken up a melodramatic plot by the Stern gang of the jewish under ground to bomb London in reprisal for shipment of jews to Germany. The first jews were unloaded at Hamburg today. Charges which May be preferred against some or All of the 14 Are Possession of Leaf lets of foreign origin liable to Madrid sept. A Uncial government official said today the death toll of saturday night s munitions blast at the Cuesta Zulema Arsenal in Alcala de Henares prob ably would reach 20, with the casualty list now standing at 11 known dead eight missing and 34 injured. Vatican City sept. Pius Xii told a throng of Catholic Wor shippers gathered in St. Peter s Square yesterday that the time for reflection and planning is past in religious and moral Fields and the time for has arrived. Rio de Janeiro sept. Least 17 persons were killed and 70 others injured in the collision of a ferryboat and a launch in Guanabara Bay last night. Sept. 8 Eer talk formality. It was in session to put its formal Seal Ori the new government with vote of Confidence. The amnesty Law was regarded the tentative feeler by the coalition government to Clear the Way for whatever drastic action it May decide up on later. Precedent and current signs indicated that few of the guerrillas would be willing to come Down from their Mountain hideouts and put themselves in the hands of the government authorities. It was the conduct of the Campaign against the guerrillas that prompted the resignation of three Cabinet ministers and resulted in the fall of the government of Premier demo trios Maximos on aug. 23.________________ Rockford woman is dead of polio victim became Iii aug. 30 Dies in Dayton Hospital Rockford sept 8 met. Goldie Ellis Fisher 44, of Rock Ford route 1, died in the Miami Valley Hospital Dayton Early yesterday morning of polio. Mrs. Fisher became ill aug. 30 and was taken to the hos Pital sept. 2, after Mercer co health commissioner or. A. J. Rowers diagnosed the Case As infantile paralysis. Surviving Are her husband Vir Gil Stepfather Joe Harmon Voy Foster brother Carl it Wayne ind. A step daughter Blanche Temple City Calif. Private services will be held 2 p. M., tuesday in Ketcham s funeral Home Here. Rev. Clayton Hiatt will officiate with burial a Riverside cemetery. Georgia Landlady me and gandhi1 starts fast unto death against rent control Law la Fri lit Ftp tbsp Savannah ga., sept. Mrs. Anna e. Boyer a 73-year old widow who described herself As a forgotten today was in the fifth Day of a fast to the death against the rent control Law. Word was that the elderly woman was growing weak. Mrs. Boyer unable to obtain rent increases from the Savannah rent control Board went on a Hanger a Trike thursday noon neighbors said saying that her rent intake does t give her sufficient funds to buy groceries. and mrs Moyer said. I Hope i die before my Bones stick Boyer in one room on the second floor of her two Story Home purchased in february 1946. I m going to bed and stay there until i get some Boyer said when she que eating Accord ing to neighbors. Mrs. Boyer said that she had no desire to die or to go but was fasting to focus attention on unfair she explained that she paid ont More than for repairs not Long ago Bat that she was unable to obtain rent hikes to permit her even to break even. In Atlanta a spokesman for the Southeastern regional rent control office said today that rent in creases Are permitted Only in event of major repairs to tenant apart ments. Landlords arc not permitted to increase rents if Only Ordinary repairs Are made the spokesman said. Her basement apartment of four rooms with Bath for a month. A first floor five room and Bath apartment rents for monthly and the second floor apartment rent for that s a total of in she said. Now listen to she said. I pay monthly for Mort Gage payments monthly on a Bank loan almost for water annually for insurance for county taxes and Annu ally for City mrs. Boyer said that she was hopelessly in she bought the House she said with the last remaining funds left to her by her husband. I am not eligible under the Marshall plan where we Ameri cans take care of the she said. I m just a forgotten Robert i. Travis rent control officer Here accused mrs. Boyer of seeking notoriety in tace newspapers and said that to spite of her statement of receiving Low rents registration papers on file permit her to obtain Rente amount if to she has t appealed to any body but the Travis said. The first i heard of the was in the newspapers. It s too bad if it s True that mrs. Boyer is going to starve her self but i Don t tee he mid. Registration papers in my office show that she is entitled to charge a month for til her Travis said thet the hut time he heard of mrs. Boyer ten ant had complained that she we being we asked mrs. Boyer to to the this my. Sho did t Tell us thet she was starving. She quickly rushed to the press for i

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