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Mansfield News Journal (Newspaper) - February 9, 1947, Mansfield, OhioWeather continued cold sunday. Slowing rising temperature monday. Mansfield news journal 5c Ute news Best comics vol. 62, no. Telephone 4251-6 Mansfield february 9, 194to full associated pit scr let Price five cents Portal pay dismissed Taft opposes Cut in taxes before july 1 ohioan convinced 20 per cent slash can be made effective then. By Jack Bell Washington a senator Taft a Ohio tossed a Monkey wrench into plans of House republicans for a Quick cutback in income taxes with an announcement Satur Day that he will oppose Mak ing any reduction effective before july 1. This would halve the reduction which a 20 per cent Cut would make Over a full Calendar year. Taft told a reporter that while he remains convinced income taxes can be slashed a net of 20 per cent he thinks individuals ought to continue paying at the present rate until the new government fiscal year begins next july. This would keep payroll withholding taxes at their pres ent level for the first half of 1947. After july 1 they would drop by whatever percentage Congress decides. For persons who pay their full year s taxes in Advance March 15, the senator proposed rebates late r covering the last six months of the year. Clashes with Knutson. This stand by Taft chairman of the Senate Republican policy com Mittee and a member of the finance committee collided directly with tie announced intention of chairman Knutson . Of the Jouse ways and Means com a tax 8 area Airport projects get Caa approval Federal Aid for the construction of an administration building at Mansfield s new Airport and the construction of new ports to serve seven nearby cities and villages was recommended saturday by the civil aeronautics authority in Washington the associated press reported. The Caa recommended new class 1 ports at Loudonville. Millersburg it Gilead and Shelby and new class 2 Fields at Ashland and Willard Plymouth. Improvements recommended for port Bucyrus at Bucyrus would move that Field from a class 1 status to a class 2 Field. Construction of an administration building in Mansfield would not alter the present class 4 status of the municipal Airport the classes Are designated by the length and Type of runways. Mansfield applied several weeks ago for Federal funds to help build an administration building at the City s new port. Approval of the projects in this area were among 130 airports in Ohio and in the entire coun which administrator t. P. Wright said should be built or improved. Cost set at 985 millions. The projects on the recommended list Are estimated to the Federal Cost government s share would be and the local sponsor s share projects to be included in the construction program for the 1948 fiscal year starting july 1, Are de Pendant upon appropriations by Congress and the relative urgency of each project the Caa said. The Caa described class 1 Fields As having a usable unpaved Landing strip length of from to feet class 2, Fields where the longest usable unpaved strip is Between and feet Long class 3, Fields where the longest unpaved Landing strip is Between and feet Long and class 4, Fields with paved run ways Between and feet Long. As ordered Brief beginning feb. In explaining the decision to limit the hearings Knutson said in a statement that his measure calling for a 20 percent across the Board tax slash except in the brackets above is Retro Active to Jan. 1 and added to prolong the hearings indefinitely might make it necessary to defer reductions on withholding tax to May or even of Taft uncommitted. Taft has not committed himself to any particular method of attaining the Overall 20 percent Cut. The Ohio senator said he does not believe the Republican con trolled Congress can afford to in crease the government s anticipated deficit of for the financial year ending june 30. A 20 percent tax reduction car ried Back to Jan. 1, would pile an estimated or More on this deficit. By cutting the budget for the year s expenditures after july 1, we Are going to have some room to reduce Taft said. But if we put in tax reductions before then Well merely be increasing the deficit that the government piles up this year alcohol party kills 5 seamen Norfolk sea men who were at a party aboard the Navy attack transport Lati Mer thursday night when Wood alcohol was served Yvere dead sat urday and 10 others were hospitalized five of whom were listed As in a serious condition. A spokesman for the Norfolk group Atlantic Reserve Fleet said Wood alcohol was stored aboard the ship for use in machinery maintenance but there was no immediate explanation of the use of the alcohol at the party Pend ing a report of a Navy Board of investigation. Girl 14, slaying father St. Louis j. Vincent Reardon. President of a St. Louis paint manufacturing concern was shot to death Early saturday and Coroner Arnold j. Willmann said Reardon s 14-year-old daughter had admitted the shooting. Willmann quoted Mary Reardon a Junior High school student As saying she shot her father because he had stopped her from running away from Home with a 13-year old boy and she feared she would be put in a boarding school. Denies candidacy grand rapids Mich. While appreciative of the com United states senator Arthur h. Vandenberg . Emphasized to newsmen saturday he was not a candidate for the Republican presidential Nomina Tion. 3 die in crash at new London new London three persons were instantly killed when their 1941 Model Coupe was struck and dragged More than feet by a fast big four passenger train at the West main Street crossing yesterday at p. A. Dea d Are James Griffin 23, his wife Margaret 18 Ted his be either _ v _ Lewis 25.tslr. And mrs. Griffin resided in Cleveland and Lewis Griffin lived on a farm near Clarksfield China subsidy plan totters four Day old Export subsidy plan Al ready under heavy Black Market pressure collided with the u. Tariff Law saturday leading gloomy business circles to express fears that the Chiang Kai Shek regime was in imminent danger of economic collapse. Business men necessarily Anonymous bitterly remarked that every government Effort to Stabil ize the shaky situation seemed to produce the opposite effect. The latest blow was a mimeographed notice yesterday to ship pers from the american consulate advising that under u. Law goods imported under any form of subsidy were subject to additional Tariff equal to the subsidy. The american owned Shanghai evening Post and Mercury said this news blasted into Fine powder the 100 per cent subsidy plan announced wednesday by Premier t. V. Soong. The Soong plan would have granted chinese exporters chinese dollars for every u. Dollar they collected financing the subsidy by a 50 per cent Levy on various imports. At that time this would have approximated the Black Market rate for u. Dol Lars. The official Exchange rate is to 1. Board gives Power workers pay boost Pittsburgh three Man arbitration Board saturday awarded pay increases ranging from five to 18 cents an hour to some 3.500 Duquesne Light co. Employees who conducted a 27-Day Power strike Here last fall to enforce wage and other demands. George e. Strong chairman of he Board announced the decision at a press conference. Huron county. The Griffins were believed to have been driving to or from the Home of mrs. Griffin s father Joe Hatala third Street when the crash occurred. The bodies of the victims were thrown out of the Auto before it was dislodged from the front of the locomotive. The car then crashed through a steel guard rail and came to rest in the bed of a Creek Over which the Railroad tracks nearly pass. The two Miles train travelled before it was brought to a halt. Acting Huron county Coroner or. W. W. Corwin of Willard re turned a verdict of death by Acci Dent for All three victims. The bodies were removed to the Fitch funeral Home Here. No arrangements for services had been made last night. Hatala is the Only known close relative to survive mrs. Griffin. Surviving James and Lewis grif Fin is their Mother mrs. Laura Griffin who lived with Lewis. Gold can t Stop Lake fishermen the icicles off your whiskers and let s go fishing. Too cold not for several Hun dred Hardy characters whose shanties Dot the Lake Erie ice this weekend especially in the Sandusky Bay area. That s the favorite place. If you want to go to a Little More All right trouble you can Fly out to put world hearing real Security thinks Austin sees disarmament coming in spite of present u. S., russian differences. New York the world is closer to real Security and disarmament than Ever before despite apparently irreconcilable differences be tween the United states and Russia on an International pro Gram for disarming and control Ling atomic Energy. Warren r. Austin u. Representative on the United nations Security coun cil declared saturday. Addressing a conference on the United nations in 1947" sponsored by the american association for the United nations and Sev eral other organizations Austin told an audience of 700 How near Are we to real Security and disarmament i can say we Are nearer than we Ever have been he added we cannot think of disarmament without collective Security and said that principle had been forged on the Anvil of he then quoted a speech by soviet Security Council Dele Gate Andrei Gromyko which termed disarmament an inseparable part of the establishment of collective Security there you have the heart of agreement already arrived at be tween East and West i think it is an element of encouragement at a time when we need Austin commented. Lists needs. listed As prerequisites for a True beginning of world wide Security and disarmament 1. The Early conclusion of peace treaties and the settlement of issues involved on basis of the United nations charter. 2. Prompt action by the u. N. Council to accelerate As much As possible the establish ment of an International armed Force so that the Security Council has at its disposal the Means for enforcing its 3. Implementation by these purity Council of a u. N. General Assembly Resolution voted on dec. 14, 1946, pointing out that it is essential to establish inspection safeguards to protect nations against the violation of any Dis armament agreement. Judge contends time involved too trifling to warrant damages Newt push Portal suits lawyer won t withdraw Obs and Humphryes actions. Suits seeking against two Mansfield companies will be pushed despite dismissal of the key it. Clemens pottery com Pany Samuel Handelman at Torney in charge of the Mansfield cases told the news journal last night. The suits filed on behalf of local 758, United electrical workers seek judgments of from the Ohio brass company and. From the Humphryes manufacturing com Pany. Handelman whom Forest Payne business agent of local 758, said was handling the cases told the news journal that he still thinks we have a meritorious Case and that the petitions will not be withdrawn from the Federal court in Cleveland. All i have heard is the news report of the dismissal of the it. Clemens Case. Until we know definitely what Point of Law the dismissal was based on we will not change our policy to go ahead with our Handelman said. Ohio facing Gas emergency gov. Thomas j. Herbert last night proclaimed a condition of emergency existed in Ohio re Quiring conservation by All users of natural Gas. Whether or not further action such As possible rationing of Gas will be taken in Mansfield will depend on the weather and on the continued cooperation to the plea for most conservative use of Gas g. K. Schooler manager of the Ohio fuel Gas company said last night. Schooler said he had received the governor s proclamation but that generally speaking mans fielders Are subscribing to our pleas for utmost conservation. If this cooperation continues and the weather does t take a turn for the worse we May get through in Bay. The Pickerel Are running very nicely out there. What they re running from is a Little Uncertain unless they re just be ing pick relish. Foresees trouble Mcrae Rev. Joseph a. Rabuy pastor of Herman Tal Madge s Church said saturday he would not be greatly surprised Mansfield is not As bad off As some schooler said. No one Here has been completely Cut off from Gas although there have been some Low pressure the governor asserted the emergency would continue in effect until Public notice is Given by the Gas companies that the emergency is that the current cold wave was the most severe of the Winter f he is asked to resign because of was confirmed by subzero tem his opposition to Talmadge sponsored legislation to bar negroes Rorri primary voting. Job surplus reported despite worker Cain applications for work Are up in Mansfield and Richland county but jobs go begging. Reason a shortage of skilled workmen. Job applications have gone up 15 per cent in the past two months he Mansfield office of the Ohio state unemployment office reported i Rrt f esterday. This represents an increase of 150, or from 800 to o Jan. 30. Men applicants rom 560 to 710, including Veter is. Applications of women fell rom 250 to 950 c. W. Handley manager said is office has 120 jobs open now. Tiese include molders tool and Lye makers buffers and polishers and salesmen. Other openings Are for clerks typists and stenographers. Handley said during january 25 persons were referred to jobs. Of these 240 have been placed so far. Four Hundred veterans applications were on file in january an increase of 71 Over december. Veterans applications make up 40 per cent of the total. Three Hundred and 80 veterans were referred to jobs in january. There were 155 Counci Ling inter views 140 with veterans to assist them in adjusting them selves to new hand Ley said. Pera Tures reported from almost every Section of the state. Rising temperatures reported last night at the Longview sub station of the Ohio Public service company and an associated press weather dispatch gave the weather picture As Hue. A somewhat brighter a temperature of eight degrees above Zero was reported at the Longview substation at Midnight. A reported that weather fore casters said no new bitter cold was in immediate Prospect any where in the country. The coldest temperatures in the nation were recorded saturday in the Dakotas with Reading ranging to nine below. However subzero readings extended As far East As Ohio. A moderate trend started on the East slopes of the Rockies and weather forecasters said the Midwest could expect slowly Ris ing temperatures on monday. However no Relief was in Prospect for the Eastern sections until tuesday or later. Law won t quit suit Rice sugar general counsel for the Cio United automobile workers said saturday his Union will not withdraw any of its Portal pay suits against the automotive Industry which approach comments varied on court decision Washington dismissal of the it Clemons Portal to Portal pay Case Drew varied com ment last night. Earl Bunting president of the National association of manufacturers said at Winchester va., said that if judge Picard s decision Means what i understand it to mean All or the vast majority of the suits will no longer have any chairman Michener . Of the House judiciary committee would seem that the decision is just and should have whole some and practical effect on the situation in which the county finds itself because of the original de a spokesman for John l. Lewis president of the United mine workers said no formal comment would be forthcoming from the labor Leader because the Ameri can federation of labor believes that Portal to Portal pay is a mat Ter for collective senator Langer . Of the judiciary committee this decision is not a precedent in View of the supreme court ruling. When the facts warrant it Portal to Portal pay should be paid. Apparently the judge found the Doc Trine of de Minimus applied Here and if he did so conscientiously no one can quarrel with his at Pittsburgh Philip Murray president of the Cio said i would not want to say anything at this time. I want time to look into Juu Irist asserts that even actions of substantial losses should not Date Back prior to june 10. Detroit a Federal judge Frank a Pineard saturday dismissed the it. Clemens Potter Coo. Case and dealt a harsh blow to labor s of Sqq Portal to Portal pay claim against american cumulus try. In denying the pottery employees any damages the Eow Urt said that Industry in general should not be Hel liable for any claims before last june 10 when to Sug i Jeme court enunciated the Portal theory in the it Clenet Nevis Case. Judge Picard held that workers Are not entitled to and Pobur Tal time except when they Are going to their jobs. Thi tin Rue in the it. Clemens Case his opinion continued Neve an mounted to More than eight minutes and he held this de or too trifling to Merit damages. The court did not attempt in his decision to define How much Tim Miclis to accrue before the de Minimise doctrine becomes ineffective. However he said that if the supreme court Ever sets such a Figur Industry should not be liable be itts not Over declares Lamb Lamb Atto Rodney who brought the Portal to-h3portal pay suit in behalf of the it. Dengens pottery workers War orned industrialists last night the u. Supreme court de Cisi Siom on the suit was still Law Industry which ignores tha Aat Lamb said in a state is gambling upon its Libil ity., under the wage and hour a blame who maintains his office made the statement after he was is that the it. Clem ens pottery Case had been dismissed by Federal judge Frank a. Have said for Many months Khatut the it. Clemens pottery Case is noot in several respects a truly port Tal to Portal Lamb con tiny suied the limiting facts in this do not justify compensation comic parable to that which exists in the cases filed in steel Auto and Matwiy other industries. The decision of judge Pic Assard Vasiu be appealed it must be n remembered that the decision into tool Viii compensation for make Rea Obed time for Industrial work racers was made in the it. Clenn Miens Case by the United states Supic Dreme court and will remain the Law until altered by that judge Picard suggested further More that any Portal time Uhde "20 to 25" minutes is customarily considered trifling in Industry an should not require compensation. Not All inclusive. added let us not be understood As holding that All Portal to Porta suits should be dismissed. Ther May be and perhaps Are Man instances where walking and the preliminary activity time con dealers rap 1vctu demands spokes marm for Ohio liquor Stab Lishem Tsents declared last night that the women s Christian temper Ancene Union was unrealistic in its Campaign to dry up the state. Now Ojman c. Parr executive Sec of the Buckeye retail liquid or peelers association went to butt att against the Actu s Cam to prohibit the Sale of in the Vicinity of fairs or and state hospitals. Tiht is he said in a formal , that the hand of in real idiotic persons and organizations such As the Actu is the flee Actu has demanded that the state liquor control depart men fut enforce old Laws some 90 old forbidding the Sale of Tox Chi eating beverages in the of certain ins Titu ions ass. Suits for Portal pay exceeded four billions by associated press the it Clemens pottery co. Portal to Portal Rait which was dismissed in Detroit Satur Day by Federal judge Frank a. Picard was the forerunner of hundreds of such salts filed across the country unofficially aggregating Portal suits were filed in 36 states with the heaviest claims sought in such Industrial cent ers As Detroit Pittsburgh and Chicago. The Cio United Auto work ers Union sought More than a half billion dollars the big three of the motorcar Industry motors Ford and Chrysler. Sued is of such an amount As to Call for compensation that the worker is not now receiving. By this is not the court gave As examples uniformed policemen who might be required to stand inspection before beginning work. Judge Picard locked the doors on his crowded Chambers before releasing his written opinion to the press. barred All except accredited news radio and mag Azine representatives from the room including interested attorneys who sought admission. Judge Picard began his press conference at p. M. By read ing excerpts from the opinion that he considered most important staff works at night. extracted a Promise that he would not be quoted except in the words of the written opinion Anc then proceeded to explain in non regal terminology what the Opin Ion meant. His staff worked through two nights to have the it. Clemens decision ready for saturday. The opinion rendered was much Nore far reaching than judge Picard s previous ruling in the it. Clemens Case. The pottery workers sued for continued on Page 2 hundreds pay tribute to Catlett 130 Floral pieces Bank casket hundreds of Man fielders braved near eat Zero temperatures to pay tribute to the personality and chs Caracter of John l Catlett they thus bore out the tribute paid Fry Rev. D. N. Roller who the funeral Sermon for the fallen Ohio legs Slator and civic Leader said the Church to which he belonged Wovas proud of him. Community was proud of him he seemed to symbolize the Community s Pride in their ambition for one who has character and ability and is destined for greater one Hundred and thirty Floral pieces banked three sides of the Chapel at the Finefrock funeral Home As Rev. Roller Pas Tor of first presbyterian Church delivered the Eulogy. The Floral pieces overflowed into adjoining rooms. One of the Floral pieces was sent by the Ohio House of representatives in which or. Catlett was denied a third term when he died wednesday night of a Cere bral Haemorrhage. The 32-year-old lawyer legis the , Veteran and states Man was buried As he would have wish ened nth buddies of world War ii in which he served As a navaea.1 Ensign. Twe Organ played soft Lilly Arn vets James Gills jr., and Raymmond Knarr stood at Atten Tion 1 beside the Flag draped casket. the Bible text of Eainar not for i am with thee be not a dismayed for i am thy Rev. Roller said in part we i Ghent despair were it not for the fact Siat there is one whose con Cern i greater than our concern. We no in sight despair were it not for the Al fact that there is an intelligences greater than our own. And that etema.1 question is answered in the Faith we cherish in the Wisdom mercy and love of As icy winds grave in memorial swept the Park Brief prayers were spoken by Rev. M. P. Paetznick of Plymouth am vets chaplain and Rev. Roller and the am vets firing squad of eight men fired three traditional volleys. Arn vets who took part in the services besides Rev. Paetznick were w. W. Purdy and Tom Wright As color bearers James Gills or and Raymond Knarr color guard William Colby Al Bechtel Robert Kaser Robert Sneeringer Frank Heitz Stanton Fox Woodrow Wilson and Louis Doerr Rifle squad c. W. Remy bugler and Robert e. Rogers commander of the Robert Spreng Post no. 26, am vets. Black Dahlia Case suspect says maybe Soldier Friend of Elizabeth Short admits he might be girl s Slayer. Fort Dix n. Capt. William h. Florence head of the army criminal investigation division said saturday that Cpl. Joseph Dumais signed a state ment saying it was possible committed the mutilation slaying of pretty dark haired Elizabeth Short the Black Dahlia in los Angeles. The announcement was made through Post Public relations offi cer maj. Cornelius t. Morris who said the 29-year-old former com Bat infantryman signed a state ment which included a 50-Page document scrawled in his own longhand and a lengthy series of questions and answers bearing directly upon the slaying. The two papers we re combined into a single statement to which Morris said Dumais affixed his signature after initiating each Page. Dumais stated Morris said that he was with the slain girl Jan. 10, five Days before her body was found i California. The Soldier insisted throughout that his mind blanked out while drinking with the girl and that he remembered nothing until found himself in new Pennsylvania station some time later. Had Blank spell. Morris said the Dumais state ment told How he had Blank spells in previous dealings with women when he had brei drink org heavily. The statement incl fled a re Mark by the Soldier that when with a girl and drinking his craving and passion became he said he became rough and the Claremont if. H., Soldier had been questioned for almost a week following his apprehension on a embezzlement charge. Dumais statement Morris said declared he had known miss Short since 1942 and had several dates with her. was quoted by Morris As saying in the statement that he had been drinking heavily when with miss Short the night he blanked reveals connection. When arrested last monday of the charge of embezzling several Hundred dollars entrusted to his care while he was on duty at a fort Dix Gate Dumais told capt. Florence of his connection with miss Short Morris said. There were clippings of the Case in his pocket and bloodstains on his trousers. Analysis showed Morris said that the blood was possibly a the same Type of blood miss Short had. Garsson Brothers fight indictments Washington Hemy and Murray Garsson together. With Joseph f. Freeman Satur Day filed motions in u. District court asking dismissal of indict ments charging them with conspiracy to defraud the United states. A similar motion was filed with he court Friday by another de Pendant in the same Case former representative Andrew j. May of Kentucky. The Garsson Brothers contended hey could not be held in Viola Tion of a Federal statute making t an offence for a Federal employee o receive compensation for con facts with individuals. Their to Ion argued that Only the alleged receivers of gifts could be prose used. Snowbound train bores passengers Carroll. The numer of persons on a train which As been storm bound Here since thursday shrank saturday when special arrangements were made o help three of them get Alaska. The others said they were Oming a Little weary of it Alii they were warm and had plenty o eat they said but they weren t etting anywhere. Vets studying Washington Han one half the present record ollege enrolment of students Are veterans the u. Office of education said last ight. Jews paper i re paper
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