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Mansfield News Journal (Newspaper) - February 7, 1947, Mansfield, OhioHe Ohio state acc Lar weather colder tonight Satu Niay partly Cloudy and continued cold. Mansfield news journal vol. 62, no. 337 Telephone 4251-6 Mansfield Ohio Friday february 7, 1947 associated press United press International news service Price five gents representative Catlett Stassen air plan to halt labor strife gop presidential candidate warns Congress against going too far Harold or Stassen the cup s Only announced presidential candidate gave Congress a 10-Point labor Reform pro Gram today based upon self restraint and self discipline by both management and Worters. The former Minnesota governor warned the Senate labor commit tee against going too far by outlawing the closed shop or Industry wide bargaining. Likewise he opposed compulsory arbitration labor courts or drafting strikers into the armed forces. Stassen endorsed the idea of Banning jurisdictional strikes secondary Boycotts and unionization of supervisory employees the Young Republican s state ment was made to a committee headed by sen. Taft r., one of the strongest potential candidates for the Republican presidential nomination in 1948. Urges careful study while the House labor commit tee continued its own parallel labor hearings Stassen urged the senators to authorize a continuing study of labor relations and pro posed government assistance in weeding out subversive elements in labor me recommended a against strikes or lockouts there by a 40-Day, period of negotiation would precede a final secret strike vote. Only a majority of the employees in a bargaining unit could authorize a walkout. Lassen said thit or main Reva pics in the relationship labor wed capital it we Are to continue As a resilient free Economy must be upon the exercise of self restraint and self discipline by Stassen s opposition to Banning the closed shop and Industry wide bargaining struck at two Bills sponsored by sen. Ball r., whom Stassen himself appointed to the Senate when he was the nation s youngest governor. Ball is a member of the labor com Mittee. Cites Power abuse. Stassen said that in recent years too much Power has been concentrated in labor leaders and that Power has been he added but it also to me that there is some danger of going too far in the adoption of new legis lation or the amendment of exist ing statutes and to so weaken labor that the result would be injurious not Only to labor Tat to our free Economy As a officer mum on Gem source san Francisco col. Edward a Murray today awaited transportation to Japan where he will be questioned further on. His Possession of a Quarter of a Mil lion dollars in souvenir Dia monds. The 55-year old Veteran of two wars was in u. S. Army custody at san Francisco s fort Mason Pend ing his departure at an unannounced Date. Murray arrested on radio or Ders from Gen. Douglas Mac Arthur said in an interview by newsmen i can t say at this time where or exactly How i acquired them. But they weren t taken from the vaults of the Bank of Japan where i was new cold wave to push Mercury below Zero gop planning budget limit congressional leaders near agreement on 32 billion Dollar Cap on spending. Can congressional leaders were said today to be near agreement on a top limit for next year s figure they contended would leave 000 for tax cutting and debt ments. The 20 percent across the Board tax reduction plan would amount to gop members of the Senate House budgetary committee meeting in secret sessions were reported to have reached the figure by list ing a possible Cut of 000 in president Truman s item for National de sense. Or. Truman proposed an Over All budget of. Hex estimated revenues at hoj Vever Colin Revenue exp Ift for the joint com Mittee has estimated that these revenues Wili be higher h expect More income. To this the republicans have added the in additional Revenue to be available if the senate7 like House apr proves keeping the wartime excise taxes after july 1. The Republican Finuf a Over outgo. This were split equally it would take care of the 20 per cent income tax slash pro posed by some party members and still leave to apply on the National debt. It was emphasized that final agreement was yet to be reached on the proposed slice in defense appropriations. Among other major cuts the republicans were said to have decided tentatively that they could eliminate More than 000 of the present fed eral employees at an annual Sav ing of they were said to have agreed that in Public works of All kinds including roads Rural electrification and various Interior department activities could be culled out. Injuries fatal to Bucyrus woman Springfield of mrs. Ona Ruth Ulmer 24-year-old Divorcee of Bucyrus and Bellefontaine died in Springfield City hos Pital today of injuries received wednesday night when she and Judson h. Davis 36, Bellefontaine jeweler fell from a fourth floor window of the Douglas hotel in Urbana. Mrs. Ulmer was brought Here from the Champaign county hos Pital in Urbana last night. Davis is in a Bellefontaine Hospital in serious condition. Police chief j. A. Mcgraw of Urbana said mrs. Ulmer told him after the fall she and Davis were in an embrace when they pressed against a window which gave Way and pitched them outside. They had been in the hotel room about 15 minutes Mcgraw quoted them As saying. Shoppers Brave cold in Hunt of bargains spotty buying marked the first morning of the two greater Mansfield s a near blizzard held Dom the crowd in the opening hours today but merchants hoped for Clearing skies for saturday s continuance of the first Semi annual bargain Days since before the War. Shoppers from outlying and the area prevented from Avail ing themselves of the Manj bar gains on the opening Day were expected to crowd stores saturday. By noon when the snowstorm ceased briefly the first Vanguard of the expected crowd had already thronged downtown and stores were preparing for an afternoon Rush. Merchandise that had not been obtainable for years was displayed in quantities. Outing flannel which shoppers Haven t seen for so Long almost forgotten what it looks like was to be had at two stores. It did t last Long. At one store there was a crowd when the doors opened at a. By a. M., its entire sup ply of Outing flannel had been sold. Gingham sold like the proverbial women s Cotton slips Long unseen on. Store counters were be ing sold rapidly in one store. There was also a Good Supply of men s Cotton shorts and shirts and children s Cotton shirts and ties. The last two items particularly were being quickly grabbed up counters heaped High with bar gains in children s dresses were crowded with line ups that began Init the opening of stores and continued Well on into the morning. In All stores in spite of the bad weather shoppers numbered More than usual although there was not the expected Rush this morning. Weatherman says there s no Relief in sight until Early next week cold dips into Southern states. R promised respite from the week Long cold wave which has gripped the Mansfield area vanished today in weather Bureau forecasts of a new cold wave expected to strike tonight. The Mercury was expected to drop below Zero in the Mansfield area. No Relief is in sight until Early next week. _ below Normal temperatures can be expected for the next four or five George Mindling said in Columbus. There la be some easing sunday and monday but the extended forecast shows colder he added with a shudder. There was Little Snow in the new cold wave for Ohio weather Bureau officials said. High winds however were creating blizzard conditions elsewhere in the mid dle West. Temperatures fell As much As 45 degrees in 12 hours As the cold wave struck states West of Ohio last night. Mansfield was the coldest spot in the state last night with a Reading of 11 degrees. The Hayesville weather station ported precipitation of .11 of an Inch Light Snow fell throughout Ohio last night s Snow was reported As ranging from a Trace to 10 inches at Char Don. Gas still adequate. No further curtailment of natural Gas in the City was expected g. K. Schooler manager of temperatures temperature recordings at the Long View Avenue substation of the Ohio Public service com Pany hour yesterday. 12 noon. 3 p. A. 12 Midnight today. 4 a. A. 7 a. A. 11 a. A. Degree -----17 17 17 11 15 the Ohio fuel and Gas Mansfield Branch office reported. Consumers have complied with out requests to Cut Down on Gas. This has resulted in continued Good pressure to Home users and no change in this schooler said. Although a number of workers were reported idled in the City be cause of the curtailment of natural Gas supplies to major industries it was hoped no further Lay offs continued on Page 3 Georgia judge ponders claims of 2 governors m to Nordli world publicized dual Norship moved info a crucial court test today. Superior judge Walter c. Hendrix of Atlanta the capital City called for arguments on a acting gov. E. Thompson for a declaratory judgment to oust gov. Herman Talmadge from office. Talmadge son and political heir to the late Eugene Tal Madge was elected governor by the legislature Jan. 15 after death denied the office to his father a Stormy petrel in Georgia politics for 20 years. Thompson bluntly outspoken doctor of philosophy had been Holmes Man 26, Dies in crash Millersburg Welker Lemon 26, of Holmesville D. 1, was killed instantly and his brother Jack 22, suffered severe head injuries in a head on collision last night Between their car and a truck. The Accident occurred at p. On state route 76 three Miles North of Millersburg. The victim died of a Skull Frac Ture authorities said. His brother was taken to Hospital in Millersburg where his condition was reported As critical. Driver of the truck Marlin Dennison 21, of Holmesville D. 1, was a neighbor of the Lemons. With him in. The truck were his father and. Mother or. And mrs. Telford Dennison and their five year old daughter Shirley. None of them was injured. The Dennison were taking Shirley to the Hospital for treatment for pneumonia. A passing Motorist took her there after the Accident. The Lemon car was demolished. Sheriff Wayne d. Starner and the Wooster state Highway patrol said Dennison would not be held responsible for the Accident. Foster Street to be closed for coasting hey kids grab your sleds and head for Foster Street tonight from to-10, it la be reserved for coasters Only. Service safety director e. L. Morgan said blockades with lanterns will close off Foster from Arch to first streets. If the coasting remains Good the Street also will be closed to traffic Over the weekend mor Gan said. Elected Georgia s first lieutenant governor and claimed the Gover Norship by automatic succession. While Talmadge forces were Nap Ping he got himself sworn in As acting governor. But Young Tal Madge 33-year-old Navy Veteran installed himself in the executive department and is operating under certain restrictions. Wins partial Victory. Talmadge won a partial court Victory yesterday. Superior judge Bond Almand of Atlanta ordered resisting state treasurer George b. Hamilton to accept in tax monies collected by Tal Madge s appointed Revenue com missioner Charles d. Redwine. But judge Almand emphasized that the ruling did not Force Ham Ilton to recognize Talmadge As governor or Redwine As Legal Rev Enue commissioner. Hamilton had objected to accepting the funds on grounds it might commit him to recognize the officials. He fuses to recognize either Talmadge or Thompson until the Issue is settled by the state supreme court. And regardless of How Hendrix rules on today s the Case will go to the state s highest tribunal. The losing contender has 20 Days from Hendrix s Deci Sion to Appeal. Hendrix is not expected to Issue an immediate ruling but it probably will come Early next week. Tourists profitable spent an All time High of in Canada during 1946 according to estimates released today by the Dominion Bureau of statistics. Of this amount approximately 207 million dollars was spent by americans. Mishap kills Roy Hickman Malo Yard manager crushed to death by truck at Railroad siding. Roy Hickman 47, Yard manager at the Malo Brothers junk Yard on Bowman Street was injured fatally last night when he was crushed accidentally Between a truck and a Railroad Box car at the Yard. Police said or. Hickman was leaning out of or fell from the freight car doors when a Semi trailer truck driven by Harley j. Thomas of Canton packed up and trapped him. Acting Coroner Ralph e. Whar ton issued a certificate of Acci dental death. Thomas was not held. The Box car was being loaded with automobile batteries when the Accident occurred at about 7 45 p. Or. Hickman was pronounced dead on arrival at general Hospital. An employee of the scrap firm for 20 years he was born in mar Ion county on oct. 17, 1899. He served in the army Engineer corps during world War n and was a member of vow Post in gallon. Surviving Are his Mother mrs. Emma Bell Hickman of Marion three Sisters mrs. Ira rider sr., of Wooster mrs. Nina Johnson of Marion and mrs. Pauline Smith of Toledo and a brother John l. Hickman of Bloomington. The body was to. A thes f Uji eral Home Tri Marion held saturday. Burial will be in Marion. Senate studies 2-term limit Washington a gop sponsored proposal to limit a pres ident to a maximum of two four year terms now is up to the sen ate. The proposed constitutional amendment was adopted by the House yesterday 285 to 14 More votes than the necessary two thirds majority. To become effective it must Muster a two thirds majority in the Senate and then be ratified by 36 of the 48 states. In another phase of congressional activity William l. Clay ton undersecretary of state for economic affairs was called be fore the House merchant Marine committee to give information on Russia s attitude on returning 96 american ships turned Over to the soviets during the War. Chairman w. W. Smith of the maritime commission told the group yesterday that so far As he knew Russia had refused to discuss the matter. Simultaneously c o m p t Oiler general Lindsay Warren was asked by the Senate appropriations committee whether he thought the United states should ship 925 of supplies previously ear marked for the soviet under the old lend lease program. Chairman Bridges a no contended the Deal would by pass last year s Law liquidating lend lease even though Russia had put up Cash for the supplies. Ohioan killed Honolulu it. Hugh d. C. Saltsman 26, a fighter Pilot from Jefferson was killed in a crash at sea near Here wednesday the Navy announced today. Tomorrow would have been the first wed Ding anniversary of Saltsman a Veteran of 40 combat missions. His wife Elizabeth resides in san Diego Calif. British Arm for showdown in Palestine troop reinforcements arrive after women children t Are cleared out. Bulletin lox Don the British Cabinet was reported considering a Compromise Palestine formula today to allow jews from european displaced persons Camps to enter immediately a Semi autonomous jewish prov Ince in the holy land. Jerusalem ins British authorities announced today the completion of operation evacuation of women and and troops began the occupation of commandeered jewish dwellings. Troops including newly arrived reinforcements moved into the Homes in the fashionable Retavia Quarter behind the jewish Agency building. In obvious preparations for a showdown with the illegal jewish underground Bren gun carriers Light Field pieces anti tank guns and other automatic weapons were installed in strategic places in the newly designated Security area. As the holy land buzzed with reports that military Law May be imposed by monday night additional barbed wire entangle ments were erected at Central Jaffa Road fronting police head quarters. This reduced the Broad main thoroughfare to a narrow traffic Lane. Plane delayed meanwhile it was disclosed that the plane bearing the sister of the Dov Grane had been mrs Helen Friedman of Lan Caster .pa., who is making the trip to Appeal for life is not expected to arrive until tomorrow or sunday. There is no news As to when Gruner whose official reprieve has expired will go to the Gal lows. British officials said All women children and non essential civilians now have been removed to safer places. Included were some families of British army and civilian personnel transferred by plane and train to Egypt. Meanwhile responsible Arab quarters in Jerusalem denied ports that an underground Arab army was preparing to launch a moslem holy War if solution of the Palestine problem is unsatisfactory. Tooth yields to Nylon line on thursday what do you do if you get a Toothache on thursday afternoon you just think you Call a dentist that s what a Mansfield business woman thought yester Day. While her front lower tooth throbbed harder and harder she called More and More dentists Only to be repeatedly reminded of thursday is their afternoon off. By the time she drove Home from work tears were running Down her Cheeks. Ordinary Seda Tives did no Good. She stumbled into her apartment and opened the closet door. On the floor was a Box of fishing vestige of a fishing trip with three friends in Canada last summer. Grimly the woman lifted a bit of Nylon line from the Box. She knotted it around the agonizing incisor. She thought ill prob ably she began to pull with a strength born of desperation. Things got a Little hazy. Then abruptly the pain stopped. The tooth dangled from a bit of Nylon intended to Snag a Trout or a Bass. That s what you do if you get a Toothache on thursday after noon there Are bargains to be blizzard weather at left shoppers file in a line through the door of one store while hundreds of shoppers mostly women visited Mansfield stores Friday at right women inspect dresses on the bargain counter at another for the first of the Serai annual two Day greater Mansfield staff photos 32-year-old civic Leader passes legislator stricken six weeks after election to his third term funeral services saturday. Death has Cut Short the promising career of John Lindsay Catlett. The Mansfield attorney and representative to state legislature died at last night in Mansfield eral Hospital. One of Mansfield s most Active Young men in political civic and Church functions. Or. Catlett died at the age of 32. Death according to or. F. A Heringhaus family physician was due to a repetition of a cerebral Haemorrhage first suffered on dec. 30 on the eve of his birthday. The Youthful Leader died in a coma without regaining consciousness after a second attack suffered at 5 p. Wednesday in his Home 1023 Woodland nov at his bedside were his Mary Cox Catlett Rev. David i. Roller of the first presbyter sin Church mrs. R. F. Cox his Mother in Law and Bob and Emily Beard brother and besides his wife and a five year old son John Nail Catlett he or survived by his Mother mrs w. Catlett of we Suffle and a. Sister miss Emily Catlett t teacher in Cleveland Public schools. Funeral services will be held saturday at p. At the Finefrock funeral Home in charge of Rev. P. N roller. Military vices in charge of the Robert p. Spreng Post 26 of the am vets will be held at the the Field memorial Park. Elected to Thorf Ferm. Last fall chose or. Them for the third term in general Assembly. previously served in 1940 arid 1942. His second term was interrupted by world War in. For two years or. Catlett served As a Supply officer with aboard. John l. Catlett leaders doubt Richland county s1 seat in the Ohio general vacated by the death last night of atty. John l. Catlett will probably remain unfilled for the the two year term Legal and apolitical Lead ers indicated today. Under Law the vacancy can be filled in a special election called by the governor. But the custom has usually been to leave such a vacancy unfilled until the next general election. Presumably if the county publican or democratic commit tees would request a special elec Tion the governor would tale action. But Ralph m. Hardy chairman of the Republican executive com Mittee reports that his organization would oppose a special election. The county would have very Little to gain through electing a new Man. Except for special ses Sions the legislature meets Only once during the two year term and its meeting would undoubtedly be Over by the time we could hold an election. Besides we desire that mrs. Catlett receive John s salary for the remainder of his Hardy said. Law arid custom provides that the salary of a deceased Mem Ber of the legislature be Given to his widow during the rest of his term. George w. Biddle chairman of the county democratic Central committee said he doubted that his group would take action to have an election held. The Law requires that both Spe Cial primary and special general election must be held to Fiir the Post. The primary must be held at least 15 Days before the general election and declarations of candidacy must be filed with the Board of elections 10 Days before the special primary. In Atlantic and Pacific. Dis charged from the Navy on april 4 1946. He had returned to some months earlier on terminal leave and was married on Jan. 13, 1946, to miss Mary Cox a close Friend of his first wife who died in 1943. He and the former observed their first anniversary Jan. 13, while or. Catlett was continued on Page s leaders join j in tribute Mansfield and Richland county leaders today paid tribute year old John Lindsay county representative to the Ohio general Assembly who died last night. This Community has lost one of the most capable Young men i it has Ever judge s. H. Cramer said. He died just As was Ting into stride after vice in time of War. John All the enthusiasm of his youth but a judgment mature beyond his years. I have lost a Friend i loved and the judge said. Similar tribute to the. Young attorney who last fall won elect tips to his third term in the legislature came from scores of other friends and associates. Mayor Roy w. Vaughn remarked that or. Catlett passing is a severe blow and loss to the Community. John certainly had a wonderful future ahead of hell be missed c. L. Shoup chairman of the county commissioners who spoke for the three Man Board declared that or. Catlett will be missed by this office As Well As the entire county. We have lost a very promising Young Man with a great career in continued on Page 3 cram named to head civic Booster plan Robert j. Spreng Post no. 26, am vets last night named Don cram As director of a major project designed to enlist the of the entire Community in a year around program fostering the development of Mansfield. Details of the program to be sponsored jointly by am vets and the Mansfield Myca will be bounced later. The project is designed to in list the Aid of All civic and offi Cial bodies in emphasizing the history and development of Mansfield through a series of integrated civic programs. The Post also instructed its delegates to the joint veterans com Mission of Richland county to in quire As to the intent and purpose of that body after questions had been raised on the floor As to Why the commission proposed to Spon Sor a veterans Homecoming and fourth of july fireworks shoot. The am vets voted not to sup port the commission proposal for the veterans Homecoming and sponsorship of the fourth of july fireworks shoot. A spokesman explained that disapproval did not imply that am vets Are against these projects. It is indication of the am vets displeasure the action of the commission a bilk we believe should not be sponsor ing these a proposal that am vets sponsor the Mills Brothers circus on april. 30, was Defeated. James wills jr., announced negotiations Are in Progress to obtain space for an am vet club at the site of the old t a hotel on North main Street. Am vet Rifle squad color guard 4 and bugler practice feb. 13 at 8 p. In the Mehir. Ial building. The next meeting of the Post will be feb. 23 at p. A in the memorial building newspaper in

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