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Mansfield News Journal (Newspaper) - February 3, 1947, Mansfield, OhioU i. I 1 weather Cloudy warmer tonight. Rapidly falling temperature tuesday. Mansfield news journal vol. 62, no. 333 Telephone 4251-6 w s Mansfield Ohio monday february 3, 1947 cold a associated Prew United prom International Newt service Price five cents hit cite tues president clings to controls Zero blasts blowing in from Canada frigid weather to last 3 Days Mercury dips 54 degrees overnight in Dakotas. The weather was moderating Here today but the weather Bureau warned that the most severe and pro longed cold wave of the win Ter would strike with sudden fury tomorrow. Weather Bureau officials said temperatures were falling at an astounding rate in Canada and Northern United states accompanied by blizzards and winds up to 50 Miles an hour. As Mansfield dug itself out of a Brief Snow storm saturday night which kept the state High Way department and City Street department Crews Busy cinder ing roads yesterday the weath Erman glumly predicted an Al together Nasty Day the Cleveland weather Bureau forecast Strong shifting winds and Snow squalls tomorrow with a rapid decline of the Mercury. By wednesday morning tempera Tures will be around As a Harbinger of things in store for Ohio the United press re ported the thermometer plunged 54 degrees overnight at Dickinson n. D. The Reading there Early to Day was 15 degrees below Zero. T May last 3 Days. The cold wave appeared to be of at least three Days duration Mercury Here May reach the Low of the Winter so far. Meanwhile the Richland county office of the state High Way department said 100 tons of cinders 120 bags of Chloride and 20 tons of Salt were spread on craves Hills and Slippery spots of the Richland county highways Over the weekend. The Crew of 20 men used eight trucks each equipped with a spin Ner which distributed the Salt. Ai county roads were reported open though some were in hazardous condition. Mansfield streets today remained Slippery in spots and those in the downtown area were covered with Black slush. The groundhog kept in tune with the weather yesterday by seeing his Shadow thus promising six More weeks of Winter. The weather Bureau As usual coldly declined to comment on its Ani Mal rival. The Low this morning at Hayes Ville was 13, while the High yester Day was 21, Longview station of Ops reported the Mercury stood at 34 at noon today. Torch ignites Gas Motorist Hurt seriously John h. Kaler 29, of 425 Central Avenue was seriously injured last night in an explosion when he attempted to dry out a gasoline tank with a blow Torch. He was reported in fair condition today at general Hospital. Be was injured about p. M. Sunday when an automobile gasoline tank which he was cleaning blew up. Parts of the tank struck him in the face and head police said. Doctors said he suffered a com Pound fracture of the left fore head a compound fracture of the nose a three Inch Cut on the forehead and lacerations of the face. Police said Kaler was cleaning out Hie gasoline tank of his Auto Mobile in the garage at the rear of his Home and it exploded when he applied a blow Torch. He was taken to the Hospital in a neighbor s automobile. Meanwhile police reported that a John Newton address was unavailable received a Cut Chin when he fell on North main Street about Midnight yesterday. Newton was taken to general Hospital where three stitches were taken in his Chin. He later was re leased. House frowns on Ohio Senate s lavish ideas accent was on spending in the Senate and on saving in the House As the 97th Ohio general Assembly begins its second month of deliberations tonight. The first hearings wednesday by the Senate education committee on tie Daniels Cramer Bill earmarking up to 200 million dollars a year for state Aid for shared the Senate spotlight with the probable Start of hearings Thi week by the special Walcutt liquor investigating committee. Hearings delayed. Otter Senate acts compelled parties move to fill slates Mansfield democratic leaders Are scheduled to meet again to night in an attempt to fill the party s municipal ticket before the wednesday filing Date. Democrats still need seven candidates including six for Council and one for solicitor. Democratic party leaders re ported today that Jacob p. Tirschel 417 Cline Avenue an insurance Salesman is planning to file As a candidate for Nomi nation As councilman at Large. They also said that Michael Mihalick fourth Ward Council Man is being mentioned As a possible councilman at Large candidate. Republicans who have six vacancies said they Are trying to Complete a slate without dictating who the candidates will be and if possible to avoid contests in the May 6 primaries the gop vacancies include City auditor treasurer solicitor and first fourth and fifth Ward Council posts. New Mode brings Shorter tresses Columbus in Shorter tresses will dominate the 1947 hair Mode somewhat after the pattern set after the first world War the hairdressers Guild of Ohio informed Ohio women today. The Guild said the new trend in Shorter hair would bring soft casual lines and permit women to comb and Brush their hair into its natural Shelby paper raises Price Shelby an increase from three to four cents in the Price for single copies of the daily Globe Shelby s newspaper went into effect today. Ings on the unified conservation Bill tar the conservation commit tee on pay increases for Certai state executives by the finance committee and on a Bonus of world War h veterans by a sen ate military affairs subcommittee in the House emphasis was placed on the expected report of the Ballard select committee named by speaker c. William o Neill to determine just where state spending must Stop. The committee is headed b rep. Paul Ballard a Jackson Thi Treasury watchdog who also Heads the regular House finance committee. He and four other representatives Are making a Quick canvass of All available funds to determine just How much of a curb must be placed on proposed increases for schools local governments state employees Anc other lesser petitioners. The committee s findings Are to be bolstered later in the week by the report of state tax commissioner c. Emory Glander who was authorized last year to Survey Al state tax sources. Court Justice s daughter holds soda Jerker Job Alexandria a. Is Millie Douglas 17-year old daughter of supreme Justice William 0. Douglas says she meets a lot of interesting peo ple on her part time Job As a soda she s been on the Job five months working saturdays sunday s and some evenings. And very few of the customers she serves Are aware that she is a daughter of Justice Douglas. Millie who earns 65 cents an hour for her soda slinging la Bors expects to be graduated from High school in june. Then she says she s going to College. Romantic teacher gets out on Bond Santa be n. It h. Trufant was free under 1.000 Bond today awaiting a Earmy tomorrow on a charge of White slavery which interrupted is International honeymoon Vith a 17-year-old student from Portland me., preparatory school. The 32-year-old history teacher As released yesterday after his Mother mrs. Mabel Trufant of Berlini o., posted Bond. U. S. Commissioner Albert Gonzales Aid the Bond had been reduced rom Eleanor Louise Trufant whom Trufant Daims to have married before they embarked on a Long thanksgiving elopement was in in custody of her Mother mrs. Eter the pretty Young school girl is being held As a a Erial witness for Trufant s hear ing i girl 15, Dies of diphtheria diphtheria took the life of a 15-year-old Franklin township girl Toddjr marking the first death due to that disease in Rich land county in five years. Or. Fred Tonney City county health commissioner said Marjorie Jean Taus daughter of or. And mrs. Carl Taus died this morning after an illness of four Days. She was a freshman at Union Rural High school. The commissioner said that the death Points up once again the urgent need for immunization of All county school child Ren against diphtheria. In Mansfield last year where immunization is compulsory there were Only four cases of diphtheria he reported. In the county where immunization is required Only in Bellville there were 16 cases. Three cases in county. So far this year there have Deen three cases and one death in the county and no cases in the City. Citing an unexpected outbreak of the disease in various parts of the country or. Tonney urged Barents of children under 12 to Lave them immunized immediate y. Many deaths have been re corded in the United states he said. Carrying on a Campaign launched by a former commissioner or. Tonney said he had recommended to the county Board of health that t require immunization of All county school children. No a Ion has yet been taken. He said a similar recommend Ion was made to the Board in 1938. At that time Bellville was he Only Community to take a Lon. Private services. Or. Tonney attributed the re cent outbreak in the United states to a relaxing immunization regulations and in some cases to the return of servicemen rom fair Ope where the disease Vas particularly fatal last year. The Taus girl s private funeral ill be held tomorrow morning. Besides her parents she leaves a ister Shirley Ann and a half Mother William Parcell All at ome. Union issues plea against rental hikes warning comes As landlords push demand for increase at Senate hearing. Washington up the Cio warned Congress to Day that any increase in rent ceilings will have the gravest effect upon the present har m o n i o u s labor management negotiations for new contracts. James b. Carey Secretary treasurer of the Congress of Industrial organizations told the Senate banking committee this Point can not be Over emphasized in considering legislation for a 15 per cent boost in rent ceilings. He asked in behalf of Mil lion Cio members that Federal rent control be extended for another year without speaking for the labor group now negotiating for a new con tract in the Basic steel Industry Carey said not Only will the removal of controls mean a Cut in the real wages of the american and in this sense such an action would markedly affect the present delicate state of the collective bargaining negotiations but it will bring about a Sharp increase in Carey made no mention of pres ident Truman s decision overruling an oct order putting into 10 per cent across the Iri rents last week. Viewpoints differ. But Herbert u. Nelson vice president of the National association of real estate boards told the committee that or. Truman s veto was an evasion for political Nelson said that Only an across the Board increase will compensate for landlord losses already suffered. Carey declared that the imme Diate effect of a general increase would be to bring a Sharp and sudden increase in the Cost of Liv the Cio official said there must be an Overall National housing Bill and an adequate housing program. He added until we have such a program until we Are enjoying the fruits of such a program in thousands of new dwelling units we need the continuation of Federal rent million Dollar robbery attempt gunmen were killed two others captured and three policemen were shot during a spectacular hour Long gun Battle in a Chicago South Side currency Exchange saturday night. The gang led by Danny Mcgeoghegan 51, failed in an attempt to get at in the Safe. Above John Bull alias John o Brien who has served More than 30 years in jail on a murder charge is subdued by police after his capture with Mcgeoghegan. Me Geoghegan also an sex convict once was sentenced to die in the electric chair. Ohio mishaps kill 11 5 Man fielders Hurt despite a week end blizzard and icy roads that driving Only minor traffic injuries resulted from a series of traffic mishaps in the Mansfield area. Through out Ohio however 11 persons died in three of four persons injured saturday night were treated Anc released by Mansfield Hospital physicians. A fifth person was Hurt in a sunday Accident. Lester h. Hamman 44, 399 Overlook Road suffered lacerations of the head and face when his car careened into a pole on Lexington Avenue around p. M. Sunday. Mansfield police attributed the mishap to a Slippery pavement. Hamman treated at general Hospital. Women turn thumbs Down on Cusp Dors new Cusp Dor took its place beside the mus tache cup today As a relic of when men ran the country. It was re tired from duty by the women. New York s cleaning women members of local 32-j of the building employees International Union Al served notice that hey would clean no More Cusp Dors after 5 p. M. Today. Business magnates had the Al Ergative of cleaning their own Cusp Dors but the general opinion Vas that the Spittoon would no Onger be part of Standard new York office furniture. The Board of health decided last november that the City ordinance requiring Cusp Dors where several persons gathered was out of Date. The Board repealed it. But men Are creatures of habit. Not so with women. The clean no women said they were through cleaning Cusp Dors. Barugh warm to Lilienthal Washington Ber Nard Baruch today called David Lilienthal a Man of prodigious Energy and driving Force and said he is Well qualified to head the vitally important commission. Atomic Energy the Gray Haire d author of the plan for world controlled atomic Energy appeared before congressional atomic committee senators considering president Truman s appointees to the commission. Baruch said he was personally acquainted with and endorsed three of the or. Robert f. Bacher and Admiral Lewis Straus. Baruch said the three Are Well qualified. Goal Lack closes British car firm London the Austin motor company a leading Export concern announced today its Bir Mingham Plant would close Tomor Row because of the critical Coal shortage and that at least of its employees would be Laid off. The Slack yield from the Coal mines recently socialized by the labor government also forced 140 West Riding Industrial firms mostly in the textile Trade and employing about persons to slow operations to three or four Days this week. State Highway patrolmen said a traffic snarl on ice coated u. S route 30-n late saturday caused nine minor mishaps. Three per sons were Hurt. Crestline woman Hurt. Miss Madelyn Foreman 22, of Crestline and Henry 28, 303 North main Street mans Field suffered loosened and chipped front Teeth when Bilski was unable to Dodge an on coming car. Bilski told patrolmen the on coming car Side swiped his car but failed to Stop As his car ran into the ditch. The mishap occurred at 11 p. M. Saturday four and a half Miles West of mans Field. At 8 p. M. Two cars driven by John r. Billingsly 25, Mansfield r. D. 4, and Charles w. Sexton jr., 31, of Canton collided. Mrs. Billingsly wife of the Driver suffered a knee injury. The mishap occurred three and a half Miles East of Mansfield. Taxi in crash. Robert l. Baker 45, 266 Park Avenue East a passenger in a service taxi cab driven by Philip b. Sims 31, 19 Bentley Avenue suffered bruises of the head and an aggravation of an old Eye in jury about 6 p. M saturday in a collision with a car driven by Earl g. Smith 60, Mansfield r. D. 4. Baker s injuries were dressed at general Hospital. State patrolmen said Smith was turning into his driveway in front of the taxi and that the taxi Driver was unable to Stop on the ice. Baker was treated and released at the Mansfield sanitarium hos Pital. Accidents elsewhere in Ohio caused the following deaths Lawrence Lechman 36, of Lind sey and his three year old Daugher Janice fatally injured in a free car collision near Fremont William Cruitt 45, killed near Chillicothe James Murphy 84, n Tiffin John Imes 62, in Colum bus Albert h. Wilhelm in Cincinnati Gruna Hune 80, in Ken ton William Rosier 73, in Cleve and mrs. Isabelle Trendel 29, n Toledo Gus Reynolds 29, in to Massillon and Lowell Schmunk .3, in Defiance. Krug favors River Seaway in Tenor department endorsed the controversial St. Lawrence Seaway project today. Interior Secretary Krug in his first annual report to president Truman estimated the productive hydroelectric capacity of the sea Way of kilowatt hours of Low Cost Energy for the United states and Canada and said if the whole production of the project were assumed to Cut into future Coal markets which would not be the Case it would displace Only Krug s report quoted undersecretary Oscar l. Chapman As say ing it is the Hope of the Interior department that new processes can be developed to bring into production Low Grade Domestic ores. Otherwise Large mining sections of this nation will shut Down. We have no desire to hasten the increase of foreign minerals except in the form of stockpiles of critical and strategic minerals for Security purposes at the same time we find it desirable to have sufficient foreign imports to allow our manufacturing Industry to pro Duce fully. The St. Lawrence Seaway and he Power Plant attached to it become important in this Dele Ion picture. Whenever we Are Breed to go on an increased import basis the whole Metal Fabri Cating Industry of the Lake area will suffer a slow but profound Mercury hits 83 below Zero Snag Airfield was 83 degrees below Zero Lere today but the 16 White men at this weather station noticed ittle change in temperature from yesterday when the official read no was -81. The Mark was a new Low for any place on the North american continent. Snag is 300 Miles North f Whitehorse. It is used As a Veather station by the Craf and he department of transport adm. Marc Mitscher wartime Scourge of japs Dies Mott tilt it a _ _ _ a i Norfolk. Al Marc a. Mitscher commander in chief of the Atlantic Fleet died at the Norfolk naval Sta Tion Hospital Early today of Cor onary thrombosis. The wartime Boss of famed task Force 58 which played havoc with the japanese died in his sleep at a. M. He was admitted to the Hospital after suffering a heart attack on his 60th birthday last sunday. Mitscher entered the Hospital last week for what a Fleet spokesman said would be a Complete and thorough Check on Jan. 28 the Fleet spokesman described the Admir Al s condition As very on Friday capt. L. E. Muel Ler surgeon of the Atlantic Fleet described Mitch her s condition As not serious and said that capt. Cecil Andrews a heart specialist at the naval Hospital at Bethesda my. Came to nor Folk for consultation and concurred in the diagnosis of the Admiral s ailment As a heart at tack1. Determined fighter. Mitscher soft spoken but a hard hitting determined fight ing Man had a personal hand in Many spectacular and important actions against the enemy in the Pacific and his admirers adm. Marc Mitscher claimed that he put Tempo of the War against Japan into High gear with his task Force 58 s first Carrier blows at Truk and the Marianas in february of 1944. In those attacks the Navy tested its newly built Carrier Power for the first time against Strong japanese strongholds and exploded the myth of their invincibility. Mitcher s Swift marauding task Force had the entire Pacific Ocean to the Gates of Japan As its stamping ground and his Carrier planes smashed vital enemy aircraft plants and chased the japanese air Force to cover while pounding at Tokyo and Vicinity Early in 1945. Commanded Hornet. He was the skipper of the air Craft Carrier Hornet the Shangrila from which it. Col. Later it. Gen James Doolittle launched his Mitchell bombers for the raid on Tokyo and four other japanese cities april 18, 1942. From april 1 Tel july the period when army Navy and Marine fliers won air supremacy in the South Pacific Mitscher was commander of aircraft in the Solomon islands. He became a vice Admiral March 21, 1944. Truman urges Extension of wartime Bill measure would give year s life to sugar rationing food allocation. A president Truman today asked Congress for limited Extension of the second War Powers act including his authority to ration sugar and allocate scarce foods and a hand Ful of materials. Though he named Only a few items he left a big Field for White House discretion by seeking the Power to restrict other materials in Case of a National emergency that we do not now As a Coal strike. Pleading for immediate and favourable action on Capitol Hill or. Truman asked a one year Extension beyond March 31 for three sections of the act. The major one title a carries the sweep ing Power of priority and Alloca Tion and of Export and import control. Under it or. Truman asked continued authority Over these items Rice sugar and related products Export and import control Only Over fats and oils import controls Only Over meat Dairy and meat products peas and Beans canned fish and protein foods. Imported materials rubber tin Antimony Cinchona bark and alkaloids agave Fibre. U. And tractors quota Liff its on sex freight cars of the drug streptomycin. Or. Truman did not ask Extension of inventory control the government s warfare weapon against hoarding and re conversion weapon against the withholding of goods from Market. The two other titles of the act which should be retained said or. Truman s message Are those which 1 allow the Mari time commission to run shipping lines and 2 permit the opera Tion of ships with less Crew and equipment than in Ordinary times of peace. Wants Quick action. It is unsettling both for Busi Ness and for the general Public to be obliged to wait until the possible moment for decision by the Congress on emergency or. Truman said. I urge the Congress to give immediate and favourable consideration to the limited Extension of the second War Powers act i Lave he reported that we can now foresee the Day when no farther use of these Powers will be but said the effective completion of re conversion demands the continued use of the Powers set Forth. All foods now controlled by the continued on Page 2 court upholds death penalty Jeru Salem supreme court rejected to Lay a plea for an order staying he execution of Dov Bela Gruner run Vai Leumi member for those life the underground Organ nation kidnapped and later re eased a British judge and banker. The ruling which All quarters believed shattered any Hope that Pruner would escape the hang Man s rope came As British authorities hastened the evacuation

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