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Mansfield News Journal (Newspaper) - February 6, 1947, Mansfield, OhioI not to cold tonight Fri Day Snow flurries and colder. Mansfield news journal vol. 62, no. 336 Telephone 4251-6 Mansfield Ohio thursday february 6, 1947 Aso dated press International news Price five cents ambassador to Britain Bies Gas shortage still serious As cold eases Shelby and Bucyrus industries curtail operations mans Field escapes. Mansfield industries began the third Day under Gas curtailment today still without loss of Man hours or product two contests to be decided by City voters Mansfield voters will decide Only two municipal contests both for councilman at Large in the May 6 primaries. Each party will nominate three Council at Large Candi dates in the primaries. Five republicans and four democrats filed for the nominations before the deadline last night. Mayor Roy Vaughn Republican a second term and Tion. Councilman Charles o. Democratic candidate for will oppose each other in the no vember election since neither has the grip of the severe opposition in his own party. Cold wave slackened some democrats will present full what but another cold another cold wave threatened to reach the area to night. The seriousness of the Gas situation remains virtually the same a. K. Schooler District manager of the Ohio fuel Gas company said. Curtailments will be continued to Industrial and Commer Cial Consumers until the cold schooler added that Conser vation of Gas by the Domestic user is still vital. Across the state weather observers held Little Hope for much warmer weather until the week end. The Mercury May climb into the 30 s today but another cold mass of air is on its Way from Canada for tonight. Temperature at 11 a. M. Today was 13 above. Ops Longview sub station spokesman reported a seven above average for the past 12 hours. The Low Mark today was 4 above Zero at 6 a. M. 500 Idle at Bucyrus. While Mansfield industrialists fell Back on stand by equipment for manufacturing 500 employees of the general electric Plant at Bucyrus were forced out of work by the fuel curtailment. Only maintenance workers remained on the 3ob there. Production was also curtailed at Shunk manufacturing and Crawford steel plants in Bucyrus As Well As at four Shelby firms Ohio seamless tube Miller Shel by products division Shelby Cycle and Shelby sales Book companies. Three Hundred West Side Homes in Toledo were without Gas for a few hours yesterday. The Ohio fuel Gas which supplies the City Cut Gas supplies to industries bringing Lay offs to workers in 14 factories. Franchise endangered. Last night Toledo s City coun cil instructed City manager George Schoonmaker to ask the company what it proposed to do to relieve the present shortage and indicated that it might balk at renewing future franchises for the Utility. Assistant City Law director Thomas Christian declared pub Lic safety was threatened and that Toledo had suffered More than any other big City in the state. He wanted an explanation of a sales Campaign the company reportedly was conducting to get people to convert to Gas heating. Cleveland pressure Normal. East Ohio Gas company spokes men said Cleveland pressure was Normal andr few com plaints from householders. The Ferro machine foundry inc., converted to Oil burners for cer Tain of its operations and called employees Back to work. Two Hundred night shift work ers at the Lunkenheimer company in Cincinnati were ordered to stay Home last night. Other Queen City factories were installing Wilburn ers. At Lancaster and Marion be tween 500 and 800 employees were reported to have been Laid off because of the Gas shortage. Slate of candidates in May but the republicans will offer no candidates to oppose the Veteran City auditor Paul l. Kelley or Fred Miller popular fifth Ward councilman. The fifth Ward is heavily democratic and the gop candidate there usually runs just for the fun of republicans competing for at Large nominations include Jose Phine Blakey 271 North Franklin Avenue f. F. Smith 184, Taylor Road George c. Kyle 63 Penn Avenue Harry j. Hollingsworth 100 Stewart Avenue and James r. Anderson 119 Lexington Avenue. Democrats in the councilman at Large race Are Jack v. Hamilton 334 Poplar Street j. L. Stover 51 Glessner Avenue Michael a. Mihalick 600 Orchard Street and Jacob p. Urschel 447 Cline ave nue. Posts for which there will be no Mara party contests and the candidates include Vaughn re publican incumbent 139 Poplar Street Charles o. Anglin demo crat 110 Helen Avenue now serv ing As councilman at Large. Treasurer Earle k. Troll democratic incumbent 91 Stew Art Avenue Albert h. Benson re publican 260 Walter Avenue. Solicitor Joseph h. Ellison Democrat 44 Chilton Avenue Conrad j. Kalbfleisch Republican 158 Sturges Avenue. President of. Stores again offer bargain Days such As packed town in pre War e. Bradford democratic incumbent 118 Rowland Avenue Paul Bush Republican 49 state Street a former councilman. First Ward councilman Fred d. Sells Democrat 286 South main Street Thomas b. Wright Republican 248 Walter Avenue. Second Ward councilman Charles n. Shultz Republican incumbent 82 Parkwood Boulevard William j. Beer Democrat 447 Cline Avenue. Third Ward e. Flood Democrat 232 Penn Avenue Clifford g. Knarr re publican incumbent 20 aus Dale Avenue. Fourth Ward councilman a thur c. Appleman Republican Harry m. Bowman Democrat 533 Woodland Avenue. Fifth Ward councilman Fred Miller democratic incumbent 335 Central Avenue. Sixth Ward councilman David n. Swihart democratic incumbent 268 Superior Street sylves Ter j. Shadel Republican 563 South Diamond Street. V f 2 seek reelection. Hollingsworth and Anderson Are already in Council and Kyle is a former councilman having represented the third Ward for a num Ber of years. Mihalich is the pres ent fourth Ward councilman. Smith is an Ohio brass company employee and mrs Blakey is a for Mer candidate for Council. Urschel is an insurance sales Man Stover is president of the Al teamsters Union and Hamil ton is a electric corporation employee. Greater Mansfield Days Are Back. The twice a year bargain Days that before the War attracted tens of thousands of shoppers to Mansfield make their postwar renewal Friday and saturday. Eighty retail establishments Are cooperating in this first revival of what v. H. Lodde Calls the biggest bargain Days of the Mansfield Trade Lodde is Secretary manager of the retail Mer chants association. He recalls the pre War greater Mansfield Days As events that packed the town for two he expects this first postwar revival of a citywide cooperative sales Effort to bid for similar support. Participating stores will display Large greater Mansfield Day banners. Many of them will have shelves stocked with merchandise especially Pur chased for the Sale Days. Today s 36-Page news journal contains ads galore telling about it. Some of those items fall into the classification of hard to get merchandise. Other items to be offered include furniture clothing appliances jew Elry and shoes. There la be clearances of Winter merchandise. The stores have prepared to put out real said Lodde. They have tried to make their selections More Complete than in then Lodde became reminiscent of what he termed the tremendous bargain Days of prewar years. They brought huge crowds to the he recalled. People sometimes stood in line by the scores waiting for the stores to Mansfield stores plan As before the War. To sponsor two of the greater Mansfield Days each year. One As this one will be in february. The second comes in August. The last one was held in 1942. Until then greater Mansfield Days had been annual events since 1927. During the War years the Semi annual sales events were discontinued m compliance with a government request that such cooperative sales efforts not be sponsored Independent lighting Survey for City urged editor s note both City officials and the Public generally have realized for some time the unsatisfactory condition of Mansfield s Street lighting system. Acknowledgement thai the system will have to be improved was voiced a year ago when the City obtained an annual allowance of on its Street lighting Bill. Some time ago the City of Montclair n. J., installed a new Street Light Iii system that received nationwide attention both for its excellence and for the methods by which the system was developed. City manager of Montclair att that time was Stuart m. Weaver. Or. Weaver is now a resident of Mansfield. The nexus journal has asked him to Tell his Story and herewith presents the first in a series of four interviews with hive by John mine with negotiations completed for the last of Mansfield s three electric Power contracts officials Are now in a position to plan for the re vamping of the City s obsolete Street Light ing system. Described by a Street. Lighting authority As Only 20 per cent the 25-year-old system has been held largely responsible for mounting traffic deaths Here. Last year when the City s Street lighting contract with the Ohio Public service company was re negotiated a re vamped system was discussed by City officials. Only move to Date however toward getting new equipment for Mansfield has been a Westing House electric corporation con ducted Survey to determine what Fesler boomed for Bix s Job earlier Story on sports Page Columbus Wesley e. Martial Law Date hearing Jerusalem Britain was reported reliably today to have completed special preparations to Institute martial Law in Palestine by monday night. Well informed sources indicated that Only a virtual Miracle can prevent imposition of mar tial Law. Final arrangements were being rushed to completion in View of refusal by jewish organizations to comply with the ultimatum of the Palestine government. The ultimatum demanded cooperation of the jewish Community in sup pressing underground violence. The attitude of both the jew ish Agency for Palestine and the Vaad Leumi the jewish National toward the government s ultimatum seems to indicate that monday s deadline will pass unheeded. The jewish organizations were Given seven Days last Mon Day in which to accept the Brit Fesler former Ohio state athletic great now coaching football at Pittsburgh University today be came the top nominee to succeed Paul Bixler As coach of Ohio state s Bucks. Bixler s decision to leave Ohio state and succeed Andy Kerr As head football coach at Colgate University was announced today. Richard c. Dick Larkins Ohio state s athletic director elect admitted his old time Friend and teammate at Ohio state certainly will be one of the first considered Larkins said Bixler s decision to leave caught Ohio state s ath Letic department sort of Flat we did t know until late yesterday that Bix was Larkins said we be got to work fast to find a Fesler a two time All America footballer at Ohio state also starred in basketball and baseball for the Bucks 15 years ago. In school he and Larkins who succeeds retiring athletic director l. W. St. John next june were pals known As the Campus Damon and Larkins played tackle and fes Ler played end. Ish demand for cooperation. Bounced today. Plane sets record Honolulu cd a pan american Clipper lopped 28 hours and 22 minutes off the former scheduled travel time Between Honolulu and Manila inaugurating the line s new Cannonball trans Pacific service it was an new lighting the City needs. Not Best practice. It is not the Best practice to have a company conduct the sur vey and redesign the system Stuart m. Street lighting authority and municipal govern ment expert says. Weaver in addition to criticizing a company conducted Survey outlines other mistakes made by cities that Are in the Market for new and better lighting systems. Now executive vice president of the Ideal electric company Here Weaver is a former instructor for continued on Page 3 slowdown threatens shortage of freight car endangers Westinghouse operating schedule. See also Story i Page 19 Mansfield s Westinghouse Plant May be forced to curtail oper tons unless a " greater number of Railroad freight cars soon becom available. Westinghouse officials today is sued a statement admitting the situation had caused consider Able concern they said failure to obtain sufficient cars had forced the Stor age of Large number of appliances that now would be m the hands o Consumers if transportation were available. The statement follows we understand that this Short age of empty cars is caused by the movement of empty cars to the Western railroads m line with interstate Commerce commission rulings. Efforts made to have these rulings modified so that at least part of these westbound empty cars can be loaded with merchandise for Western destinations have been of no Avail to Date. The Westinghouse Plant Here particularly for the last three weeks has been faced with a Crit ical shortage of freight cars. This shortage has resulted in consider Able inconvenience and expense in storing completed appliances. Up until recently the Westinghouse warehouses Here had been practically empty As finished appliances were shipped out As fast As they were assembled for Carload shipping and in Many cases shipments were made in less than Carload lots to expedite their delivery to Consumers. However the present shortage of freight cars is steadily growing worse and has now reached the Point that is causing considerable concern As to whether full operating capacity can be continued indefinitely unless there is some Relief in the near Youthful Lothario Hopes to wed lass Las vegas Worth Sonny Wisecarver 18, who has been involved in romantic episodes with married women since he was 14, is looking for a Job so he can marry a 16-year-old girl. For eloping at 16 with the 25 year old Mother of two children Wisecarver was remanded to a California state youth authority Camp at Redding last year but escaped and later obtained his Freedom on a writ of Hareas Cor pus at Ely Nev. Wisecarver declined to identify his prospective Bride a High school student. When be was 14 he eloped to Yuma ariz., with a 21-year-old Mother of two children and married her. The marriage was annulled. Seeing Eye dog barred from Patsy Ruth Fergus seeing Eye dog Cocks an attentive ear As his mistress tells him he can t go to school with her in los Angeles calif., under a ruling confirmed by the school Board but instead a teacher must come to her Home to give the 16-year-old High school Junior wire photo Catlett seriously Iii after second attack John l. Catlett Mansfield attorney and Richland county representative to the state legislature was reported very Seno ulv ill Oday after suffering a second cerebral Haemorrhage last night at Lis Home. Catlett 32, suffered an attack dec 30 and was in general Hospital for about a month. He was returned to the Hospital Early today or. F. Heringhaus his physician said. Last night s attack was a lot Nore serious than the first or Heringhaus said. Or. Catlett s in a very serious the second attack was unexpected since or. Heringhaus said Catlett had been showing steady improvement and during the past new Days had been Able to walk a Little. A Navy Veteran Catlett was turned to the state legislature ast fall following his Navy duty. His Home is at 1023 Woodland Oad. Seeks helicopter Altitude record new Altitude ecord for helicopters was to be attempted today at Wright Field Dayton. Major Ernest Cassell Indian Polis helicopter expert said that e hoped to crack the German d Mark of feet. The Youthful major is aiming at the estimated absolute ceiling for an 15e Sikorsky helicopter of get. Death stills voice of woman who talked Way into British Cabinet London Topi pert tiny red haired Ellen Wilkinson British minister of education and famous suffragist died to Day 24 hours after entering a Hospital for bronchitis. Miss Wilkinson had been a parliamentary explosive 1924, except for a defeat in the National government landslide of 1931. She spoke at terrific Speed and had no particular cares about whom she picked for a foe in a verbal Row. She had Many of them with lady Astor and several prime ministers. Her death the first in prime minister Attlee s Cabinet since it was formed in August 1945, was attributed to a heart attack incredibly hard working she was the second woman Ever to serve in a British Cabinet. Her most lasting contribution As a Cabinet member probably was her successful Campaign to raise the age for leaving school from 14 to 15. A fight she won despite the opposition of fellow minis ters and the acute need for Young recruits for British Indus try. Beginning next april British children will be compelled to at tend school until they Are 15 years old. Miss Wilkinson never Dis closed her age but Debritt s peerage a leading biographical authority gave it As 55. A member of a Manchester working class family she trained to become a teacher but entered politics instead and won a seat in parliament in 1924. Although she stood Only four feet nine inches tall she had made a career of badgering those persons and organizations which opposed the causes she championed and her flaming red head was known the length and breadth of this in America too no woman in the whole of Britain has been More Active More persistent or More annoy someone once said of her and it pleased her. Bulletins Washington Ger hard Eisler alleged chief communist agent in tote United states refused to take an oath and testify before the House in american activity committee today. He was cited for con tempt. Columbus state tax commissioner c. Emory Glander recommended to the state legislature today a 20 Point tax program which would provide an annual Revenue in crease of to Ohio local governments. With Byrd expedition in Antarctica ins rear Admiral Richard h. Cruzen issued orders to the fourth Byrd Antarctic expedition to evacuate Little America today. O. Max Gardner judge permits entry of u. S. Into pay Case move opens Way for Appeal to supreme court by Justice department. Up judge Frank a. Picard today approved entry of the Federal government into the it. Clemens Mich pottery com Pany Portal pay test Case. The decision will enable the jus Tice department to Appeal Picard s ruling in the Case to the u. S. Supreme court. The department said it would make such an a peal whatever the Picard said he would sign a for Mal request that the government be permitted to enter the Case As a proper party As soon As it came to his desk he said he had arguments against the move by Edward Lamb attorney for the plaintiff pottery workers and that they had not altered his decision. Lamb has govern ment s request to enter the Case As untimely and had decried the Justice department s hostile Atti tude toward the plaintiffs. The government seeks to bar recovery of the plaintiffs irrespective of the evidence he said. Invites Cio also. The court renewed an invitation to the National Cio also to be come a party. The company made no objection to the government s intervention but reserved the right to oppose similar petitions from any. Other organization including the Cio. Wife asks 3rd divorce from same husband my june e. Cross of Canton is seeking her third divorce from the Man she had married three times. In a petition filed m common pleas court mrs. Cross stated that she first married her Hus band Albert in May 1936. And divorced him the following de Cember. They were remarried in december 1937, this time until april 1945, when she again divorced him. She married Cross the third time in april 1946. Two children were born of the second marriage. Her petition alleged that her Riu band failed to provide a prop sudden heart attack kills Max Gardner former governor of North Carolina Dies on eve of departure to England. New up Max Gardner 64-year-old ambassador to great Britain died today at the St. Regii hotel Here of coronary Throm Bosis. Gardner former governor of North Carolina died at a. A with his wife at the bedside. He was confirmed Only recently by the Senate As ambassador to great Britain and was to have sailed today on the is America with his wife and son Ralph to take up his duties at the court of St. James. His son and a Law partner Fred Morrison of Washington Al so were at the bedside when died. He had suffered a heart attack at a. M. Medical Aid was summoned but he died less than five hours later. William Dupre Hus band of Gardner s Niece said that the ambassador never previously had shown any evidence of a heart condition and the attack As a Complete appointed dec. 4. President Truman appointed Gardner last dec. 4 As the new ambassador to great Britain the Post having become vacant last sep tember when or. Truman appointed the former ambassador w Averell Harriman As Secretary of Commerce. Gardner was governor of North Carolina from 1929 until 1933. A wealthy textile operator he Wai born in Shelby n. A which ii still his family horse. He began practice Law there a. 1907 and later became president of Cleveland doth Mills and a director of the Sperry corp. He twice delegation to democratic National 1924 and 1932, when president Roosevelt was first nominated. He earlier served As lieutenant governor and was a member of the state Senate two terms. He married and had four Chil. Dren Margaret James w., Ralph and Max or. He was a Veteran of the Spanish american War. He was a member of a Washington Law firm and was named in 1944 by president Roosevelt to be chairman of the advisory Board of the office of War mobilization and reconversion. He served in this capacity two years and was selected last february to succeed Daniel Bell As under Secretary of Treasury. He served As a United states member of the Anglo americas committee on Palestine. 2-term limit fight flares House ordered the first pre noon session of the new Congress today to assure a vote by Nightfall on the hotly disputed Issue of Clamp ing a two term limit on the presi Dency. Democrats squaring away Foj opening of debate on the gop sponsored constitutional Amend ment called it politics and said it would shackle future voters. Republicans claimed More than the required two thirds majority the same margin is needed in the or Home requiring her to live Senate to submit the proposal to Vith his parents declared her bus Itolle of which must rat-1 and stayed out until Earh morn ing hours and asserted that he liked to spend his time in cafes. Her attorney said Cross now worked in Warren. Pittsburgh ins president Philip Murray of the Congress of Industrial organization denied today reports that Harmony exists Between himself and John l. Lewis president of the Al. United mine work ers. Columbus gov. Thomas j. Herbert today pro claimed tuesday feb. 11, As Thomas Alva Edison Day in Observance of the famous inventor s 100th anniversary. Charleston Small boys were burned to death and nine fim Hes were driven into near Zero weather today when flames razed three Homes and two apartment houses in suburban North Charleston. Two japs killed Tokyo two japanese were killed in the Tokyo area last week one by an army truck and the other from a sentry s shot it was disclosed today. Officer gives up key to Gem Hoard san Francisco up an army officer whose excellent serv ice record led to his appointment As custodian of the Bank of Japan was under technical arrest today pending an investigation into the source of in diamonds he brought Home with him from Japan. The officer was col Edward j Murray who was stopped monday the Senate As he stepped Down the gang Plank of the Westminster Victory at the Oakland army base. Cus Toms inspectors and army Intelli gence officers seized two diamonds Worth More than which Ify it. Some House republicans said privately meanwhile that presi Dent Truman has put them on the spot by repeating his recommendation for a Law to make the speaker of the House and the president pro tempore of the sen. Ate next in the presidential line of succession or. Truman addressed his new request yesterday to speaker mar tin mass and Senate president Vandenberg Mich both republicans. He said the same need for re vision of the 60-year-old Succes Sion Law exists now As when he first proposed it june 19, 1945. The House passed such a Bill ten Days later but it got stalled Murray was carrying in his watch pocket. Wearing the legion of Merit the balding officer relinquished a key to a Safe Deposit Box which customs inspectors said held a Hoard of 528 gems valued at 000. The entire Cache was confiscated because of the officer s alleged failure to declare the gems at the customs inspection. It was believed they were brought in last april during a previous visit asks checkup on radio thrillers Washington rep. Walt Koran a Wash today Call. De for a congressional investigation of radio thrillers and crime broadcasts to determine whether they stimulate juvenile Delin Quency. Horan introduced a Resolution which would direct the House interstate Commerce committee to make the study. The group would determine whether it is the Public to ban such pro Grams. Spa Peri

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