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Mansfield News Journal (Newspaper) - February 02, 1947, Mansfield, OhioI r 1 4 s int. Weather colder Snow flurries Sun Day. Light Snow monday. Vol. 62, no. 332 Mansfield new 3 late news Best comics Telephone 4251-6 Mansfield Ohio sunday february 2, 1947 sen lot puce five cents Herbert to address 1.000 Here frigid blast follows Snow in City area traffic stalls As ice Coats roads and streets Mercury due to drop near Zero Mark today. Passenger car and bus traffic in Mansfield was virtually at a standstill for a time last night As one of the worst storms of the Winter left a Glare of ice on the streets and threatened to close Rural roads. The storm which developed into a blizzard Early in the evening was the prelude to a new cold wave which will drop the Mercury close to Zero tonight the Weatherman said. The temperature fell rapidly after the storm struck and stood at 17 degrees shortly after Midnight. It had climbed above freezing yesterday afternoon. Workers in the City Street de 16 lose lives in plane crash Only one survives As ship crashes into Mountain near Lisbon. Lisbon Portugal a persons were killed and one Man survived Satur Day when a French passenger plane in route from Paris to Lisbon crashed into a Peak and fell in flames near the ancient Royal Mountain resort of Cintra on Portugal s seacoast 12 Miles Northwest of Lisbon. Portuguese authorities said the plane carried 12 passengers and a Crew of five. Air France operator of the twin engine Dakota transport is sued a statement in last night Hov Vever which said Only 11 passengers and5 a Crew of five were aboard. The statement did not specify How Many persons had been killed but unofficial Paris reports said 15 persons lost their lives the survivor Eugene Leon Ard a French businessman gave a Brief description of the crash and then lost consciousness. Leonard suffering from a Frac tured leg other injuries and Shock related i was sitting next to my wife when everything went dark. I must have become unconscious. When i came to i was lying about 30 Yards from the blazing plane. Moving As i could around the wreckage i found nobody else alive. They were All inside the plane including my Leonard about 38, was going to Lisbon for a visit. Some sources in Lisbon said they believed Mem Bers of the famous French Ballet scheduled to perform Here were among the victims. Third crash in week. It was the third major air Dis Aster in Europe within a week. A passenger air liner crashed at Croydon Airport England Jan. 25, killing 12 of its 23 occupants. The following Day a dutch Pas Senger plane crashed at Copen Hagen killing 22 persons including Soprano Grace Moore and Prince Gustaf Adolf of Sweden. Air France said in Paris it would not release a passenger list until the next of Kin had been notified. Portuguese apartment and county and state Highway departments worked most of the night to spread cinders on Slippery Hills and plow roads which were drifted with Snow. Approximately three inches of Snow fell most of it during the period from 7 to 9 p. M. Some buses on the Newark to Sandusky line were halted by the bad roads and City buses were running late. The South main Street Hill was the biggest Hanhi Cap for buses and passenger cars although cars stalled on Many grades throughout the City. X no injuries reported. While a number of cars skidded into ditches and into other vehicles no one was reported injured in the City area. The cold wave blew in from the Northwest where temperatures As Low As 30 below Zero were reported in Northern Minnesota North Dakota and Montana. The cold is expected to begin moderating in Ohio by monday arid the forecast said Light is in Prospect by monday after noon or night v a at Jefferson wis., a searching saturday found the bodies of a Man and wife and their 11 year old daughter huddled under a piece of carpeting along a Fence where they died of exposure during wednesday night s blinding snowstorm the associated press reported. Harlow Block 41, his wife Gilma 37, and their daughter Patricia were found less than a Quarter of a mile from their farm Home where five other children in the family remained while the three set out on a shopping trip which ended in tragedy. Sheriff George Perry said the family car stalled and the three apparently attempted to Grope their Way Home along the Fence. Authorities speculated that Lack of fuel might have caused the crash because French planes flying to Portugal must Detour around Spain due to the Severance of diplomatic relations Between France and Spain. Committee asks school changes Columbus an Ohio citizens school committee formed two weeks ago under the leadership of c. W. Studer of North Canton made four recommendations saturday for improvement of the state s school system. The committee advocated establishment of a single salary schedule for All teachers the Bas ing of state financial support on average daily enrolment rather than average daily attendance a minimum of four Mills of local taxes for school operating purposes As a qualification for state financial Aid and a ratio of 1 to 1.2 Between elementary and High school pupils in distribution of state school financial Aid. Studer said no action was taken on the question of a minimum Sal Ary for teachers pending further study. Butter Down to 15 cents in Spokane Spokane crowds of housewives gathered to buy but Ter for As Low As 15 cents a Pound saturday As two neighbourhood grocery stores staged a Price War. Both George horseman and de fiskness said they started the morning off at their respective stores by posting the newest but Ter Price of 64 cents a Pound. Then the quoted Price began dropping at the two stores every few min utes. Sales were limited to a Pound to a customer As crowds formed. Horseman said he had 400 to 500 pounds of butter and would keep under fiskness Price until it was All gone. Fiskness countered i stil have some butter left and i will meet any Price that horse Man a clerk in horseman s store said it May came to where we give 25 cents to anybody who will cart a Pound of butter Allied fight flares into open in Berlin american and russian commanders of Ber in engaged in a bitter Exchange Over labor policy saturday in the most serious Row that has come nto the open since four Power government was established Here. In an unprecedented attack on a colleague in the Allied commandatore maj. Gen. Alexander Kotikov the soviet commander ired in the German press the Ecret proceedings 01 a Ecomman nature meeting and charged col. Rank l. Howley american Deputy commander with attempt no to sabotage a proposed Ber n Trade Union election. Col. Howley in turn declared n a statement that Kotikov was trying to hide the truth. Have a policy of not washing our dirty Linen before the said another High american official. This is a Plain Case of dirty never before has a russian commander and we have had four of them in Berlin stooped to in sult his allies in the German said Howley in his state ment. Raps soviet Leader. Charging that Kotikov broke a gentleman s agreement by Tak ing the secret discussions of the commandatore to the German press and violated Allied control authority instructions not to Al Low the German press to sow Dis Cord among the allies Howley added this action was most regret table and an unfortunate Way of doing business. It makes quadripartite government difficult. It was an attempt by Kotikov to Dis credit his allies in the eyes of the germans and prevent the truth namely that he blocked Compromise. When Gen. Kotikov came to yesterday s meeting he had no intention of considering the mat Ter in hand and made a Cut and dried attack against us. We cannot run a government that he said american officials would decide next week whether to make a formal reply to Koti Kov but he doubted if it would be published in the German press. Set up City s biggest l. Vanderau Center general chairman of the annual membership dinner of the chamber of Commerce and the manufacturers club and members of his committee look Over the seating arrangements for the crowd of Mote than 1.000 expected to attend the feb. 14 dinner at the coliseum. Shown left to right around the table Are William Miller. C. J. Solomon Harry Dailey Gene Walters r. F. Bisbee William Parks Reese Mills president of the chamber of Commerce Van Derau John g. Routzon Secretary manager of the chamber Charles Hayes John m. Schroeder j. Gilbert Baird Kenneth Strock l. S. Houck and Gilmore Hiett. 3 die As trucks collide and Burn Erie Mich. A spectacular head on crash Between two heavy trucks a mile South of Here claimed three lives saturday. State police identified the victims As g. B. Brown 27, Providence. By. Alonzo Hayman Cincinnati Aoth Drivers and Charles w. An Derson about 30, Erie garage me chanic. Both vehicles burst into flames. Rash debris blocked the three Lane Highway main artery be tween Detroit and Toledo Union leaders Eye favourably plan to merge ten thousand Mansfield labourers would become members of the most powerful Union in american history if the Cio accepts the invitation of Al president William Green for a merger of the two giant labor organizations. Leaders of the Congress of Industrial organization and american federation of labor unions in Mansfield Hac received no official word saturday of the proposal. While Mansfield leaders of both unions expressed themselves in favor of the consolidation a Cio spokesman said one question that would need to be studied involved the difference in the plan of voting in the rival unions. Ramifications cited. There Are certain ramifications in any such merger that must be clearly understood be fore either party can said Joseph Hawkins president of local 711, United electrical workers i m absolutely in favor of the Unity of All labor in the country. It s foolish that labor groups pit themselves against each Hawkins added however that the system of counting ballots in the of of l was unlike the Cio procedure. As he explained it of of l classifies its groups in a and a sections. Tradesmen and journeymen Are included in the a group in which every individual ballot is counted. In the a group he went on an entire shop has Only one vote in an is sue. News to Al Leader. Clarence d. Fike president of the of of a asserted Hawkins explanation of the voting plan was news to that Rule of voting May per Tain to a certain shop but i m very sure it does t apply to Allaf of l shops or Fike said. We stick strictly to local autonomy. Our Abc system of place ment of workers status serves simpl., to segregate the skilled and experienced workers from the apprentices until the apprentices Are ready for advancement. We continued on Page 2 left pawed Doc helps court pick its owner Portland Ore. A left pawed Collie who obligingly performed tricks in court was awarded yesterday to or. And mrs. Delmar Thompson one of two competing couples. The dog himself decided the said judge John f. Ca Halin after ruling in the two Day trial that the Collie was Thomp son s Tex and not or. And mrs. William Travis or s lad the problem of the or maybe there were two collies from the fact that both Thompsons and Travisee had a footloose dog which looked exactly like this one. The dog Shook hands with the left Paw. He did tricks for the Travisee. He did tricks for the Thompsons. Pie did tricks for the judge who was an utter stranger. A. Veterinarian called to de cide whether the Collie was the age the Travis dog or the age of the Thompson dog could Only say that he was from one to three years old. That took in both possibilities. But when the woman who sold the Thompsons their Puppy was brought on the stand the dog leaped from his seat in the courtroom and tried to climb in to her Lap. That said judge Cahalin was More affection than he d shown for anyone else. It seems to me that this dog As a Puppy was fed by this that leap combined with the veterinarian s testimony that the Collie had a left Paw defect corresponding to one shown in an Early picture of the Thomp son dog decided the parties need 13 candidates to fill slates with candidates petitions for the May 6 primaries due nex wednesday party leaders in Mansfield still had 13 vacancies to fill last night for full demo cratic and Republican slates. The republicans need six Candi dates and the democrats seven. Neither party appeared to have a candidate for City solicitor or first Ward Council Man. Leslie k. Wagner present solicitor and Russell porch incumbent first Ward Council Man have announced they won t seek reelection. No one has announced on either ticket for fourth Ward Council Man but Michael Mihalick Democrat now holding the office May seek reelection democratic leaders believe. The republicans have announced however that they have four or five men seeking the first Ward Post but have had no applicants for the fourth Ward Job. Others still unnamed by the 1op Are the men who will be candidates for auditor treasurer and fifth Ward councilman. The gop reports that although no one is yet in sight for the Audi or s race it has two of three men in mind for the treasurer s spot. None of these has yet signified his intention of running however party men said. Council Post open. The democrats also have yet to name men who will compete for the posts of second and third Ward councilmen and two Council Ronen at Large posts. As the filing deadline for the him Aries approached these candidates had been announced for mayor Roy w. Vaughn Republican incumbent Charles o. Anglin Democrat now serving As councilman at Large. For president of Council Paul Bush Republican a former coun Cilman William e. Bradford Democrat incumbent. For City auditor Paul l. Keley Democrat incumbent. For City treasurer Earle k. Troll Democrat incumbent. For second Ward councilman Charles n. Shultz Republican incumbent. For third Ward councilman Clifford Knarr Republican incumbent. For fifth Ward councilman Fred Miller Democrat incumbent. For sixth Ward councilman Jay Shadel Republican David Nelson Swihart Democrat in Umberte councilmen at Large Jack Hamilton Democrat James r. Anderson Republican incumbent Harry j. Hollingsworth Republic an incumbent and George c. Cyle Republican a former coun Ilman. Talk scheduled before c of c. In City Fob. 14 governor s appearance in Mansfield will be first before Lig audience since his inauguration. Gov. Thomas j. Herbert Satur Dif accepted an invitation to make in Mansfield the first Pule appearance before a major audience since his inaugurate. He will speak before the More thin persons expected at the annual member dinner of the chamber of Commerce and the Mansfield manufacturers club in the coliseum feb. 14. With him will come Mansfield s hurray d. Shaffer newly appointed state Highway director. Other guests will include author Faier Louis Bromfield c l Weaver of Columbus president the Ohio chamber of Commerce h. C. Atkinson executive vie president of the Ohio chamber and representatives of the Ohio Industrial commission. Telegrams of acceptance of invitations from the governer Ani other invited guests were saturday by c. L. Vanderau Gen eral chairman of the dinner com Mittee. Other features arranged. Other top features arranged for the dinner which is expected to set a precedent in chamber activities include the appearance of or Norman Vincent Peale lecturer author and pastor of the historic Marble collegiate Church fifth Avenue new York City Oldes protestant Church in America. Or. Peale will be the Principa speaker of the evening. His subject will be the Art of taken from his recent Book of same name. Rounding out the never a Dull moment program will be a pre dinner interlude of Organ singing troubadours and of bar Ber shop quartet which will circulate through the audience during the dinner and the appearance o the 60-voice glee club from Thi Owens Corning Glass company o Newark. Elevated stage planned. In order to accommodate the crowd which is expected to wit Ness one of the most smoothly run events yet staged in the City continued on Page z judo sex wac uses to rout her assailant policewoman and former wac called on her skill with judo sat urday to fight off a Street assail ant and Send him scampering in flight. Shortly afterwards patrolmen allowing footprints in the Snow arrested a Young Man who they said later admitted the assault. He was held for formal charges. As policewoman Marion Clau son left her bus at 4 a. M. To walk of her Home she said a Man allowed her and hit her on the Lead with a bottle. Then he seized her she said and she grappled with him. I got mad and pulled him said miss Clauson who is five foot five. As the struggle went on. She said she perceived she was stronger than he i remembered a very effective trick. That was All he she said. The Man fled through nearby Ards. Miss Clausen s cries had aroused neighbors and police came shortly. The footprints led to the capture. Miss Clauson was treated at larger Hospital for lacerations on ice head. She has been a police woman six months. Before that he served four and a half years n the army. Groundhog s clock still Safe High command forgot the Moon by John mine the , the text to air urae t a 9 ills would reduce term hearings set on measures to lint time one Man could hold presidency. Wishington a a House judiciary sub com Mitt cd yesterday ordered pub Lic a rings monday to Speed on measures limiting the fee one Man May hold the Pusi Dency. Proposals Are before the c o mid 1 1 e a All constitutional amen Zients which would require a prone of the House and Senate by two hires majorities and Rati fica Titis by three fourths of the differing to some de tails Riim. Limit a president to two ferns of for years each. The Ither two would make the preset atrial term six years in steal of four As at present and limit m executive to one term. The Issue stems directly from the Cir oversees Over Franklin d. Roost it s third and fourth terms but Carman Michener a Mich of the judiciary committee would go further and prevent political head attest like those which have Arisen torn the death of a presi Dent i office. One of those came when Theo Dore Rosevelt split the Republican vote i running independently As a Bull Mooser after first succeeding the presidency upon the death of William Mckinley and then Ting elected in his own right. Theiler developed during Cal Vin foliage s occupancy of the White House and was Only partially dispelled try his historic Staten int i do not choose to took him out. Of a contest for re election. Bars third term. Undt Tichener s proposal a president would be barred from More than any part of two learns. Such an amendment Ould Lave set a constitutional Troh Ibison against Coolidge or theody Roosevelt seeking a third torn outhit measures not go As setting instead limitation that a person could not Sene More than one full term and a major part of another. Their sponsors contend that if a presi til died with Only a week Eft Torve Michener s limitation Voul dle unfair to the vice presi Dent. Rep Virteen sponsor of one Ollie six year limitations Mainland it would take the presinal out of politics after give him a free hand pickup his aides and develop shot kills boy playmate accidentally discharged a Rifle saturday and killed Mitchell Mccoy 16. By John mine being named to the anti groundhog task Force number one was quite an Honor i thought even though it might prove to be dangerous. I went prepared. I had managed to scrounge a couple of packages of a rations from the army. With these plus heavy shoes a flashlight a Coil of rope a Shotgun and a copy of How to win friends and influence i took off. I hardly looked like a Guy about to do Mankind a Good that part of the population that can t finance a trip South for the Winter. But i was. The conference room was hazy with cig Aret smoke. There was a steady hum of conversation As our High command poured Over maps figuring distances and Depths and important stuff like that. Compasses and protractors and slide rules were All Over the place. Also open bottles of aspirin. Every once in awhile four top commander would rub his Chin shake his head and toss aside i Pencil As he reached for a thick volume of figures the problem apparently was a Tough one. The whole thing really was impressive what with the window shades drawn tight and a Small Candle providing the Only Light. I Felt just like running out and telling someone. You know How a Fella gets when he s in on some thing but i contained myself. The details of opera Tion phooey on six More weeks of Winter were Safe with me. I was a Little disappointed when the top brass did t ask me for any suggestions. But when we hacked our watches before set Ting out on our Mission i Felt again like an Essen tial cog in the whole vital picture. I trembled so though that at first i set my ticker 20 minutes ahead. The big thrill came when we blackened our like commandos. As we moved in rough i the Woods i was reminded of a War time experience time 10 of us had to March six Miles behind the4 lines ours of course on another important 1 Mission. But this was somewhat More vital than a week s up duty. I i As we neared our objective my stomach started to object. I dropped my Shotgun and the blasted thing went off. I got some pretty dirty looks. Soon came the signal to move with absolute silence. Then came the signal to halt. I More with excitement than fear. This was i thought. Then the top brass Tore open our secret orders. None of us except the top layer planning division knew what the Mission plans were. I held my breath As he read them off to the Gallant members of anti groundhog task. Force number one. You Are about to take part in a Mission vital to the welfare of your country. If you succeed you will each be awarded the Croix de groundhog. If you the the plans As outlined were ingenious we were to attack or. Groundhog s Lair under i Yovor of dark and moving with the utmost caution and Speed grab off the furry animal s alarm onco revealed the idea seemed . But it actually took months of planning. Of that i could be a top the plan was to whisk the clock Back of our lines and re set the blinking thing. Re set it so that or. G. Would get in the morning when he might see his at night. We All smiled and Felt deeply moved in Wardly As the strategy unfolded. Hail to the com we All whispered. In a very commanding voice the commander explained if he gets out of the sack at night he won t see his Shadow see and if he does t see his Shadow Spring comes six weeks earlier we marvelled. Spring with its Sun Shine and Flowers then a thought struck me. I trembled once More and again almost dropped my shot gun. Before i could Clamp my hand to my Mouth the words had raced out what if there s a i asked meekly. Erah Don t Moons make All the Way Back to to in the commander kept giving me Nasty glances. Once or twice i thought he was going to Boot me in the Der Rich. But gee could i help it if he forgot about the Moon i Send More to Indochina decision to Send to indo China us made last night by the according to a reliable source. Who reported the govern rent was determined to bring end to fighting be tween French forces and insurgent Viet Danese nationalists. The Irce did not report the number of reinforcements to be dispatch to the far East. At tit same time it was re ported that Gen. Pierre Koenig one of France s top ranking Mili tary Camander would be sent to com Nind forces in indo China. Newspaper minds Are tied Roc orb. 111. Mrs. Lorraine Dilley an Amateur says she probably could trick Down the thief who broke her car if the loot had t Fen what is was. The thief took Worth of her scientific crime detection equipment

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