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Mansfield News Journal (Newspaper) - February 10, 1947, Mansfield, OhioIf ,1 weather partly Cloudy and continued cold tonight and tues Day. Mansfield news journal vol. 62, no. 340 Telephone 4251-6 Mansfield Ohio monday february 10, 1947 associated press United press International news service of tvs p f a to to Velj a Ulin to Snow closes county schools Attlee seeks United front during crisis conservatives meet Appeal with shouts demanding Leader to resign. London prime minister Clement Attlee told the House of commons today that Britain s fuel crisis is so grave the emergency can be met Only by the cooperation of All parties. Attlee s Appeal came As British Industry faltered under the Stag Gering Impact of an unprecedented Power shutoff and the government desperately sought for emergency measures to meet the economic crisis. To Attlee s Appeal for conservative opposition members of parliament shouted resign he said the government was aware of the serious losses being inflicted on Britain by the Power shutoff but it is an action which is essential at the present chronic problem. Attlee told commons that Actu ally Britain was suffering from a chronic fuel problem rather than an isolated crisis arising due to the severe Winter weather. However he added had it not been for the unusually severe weather Britain should have been Able to get through this Winter without a crisis due to measures that had been taken to increase Coal production and improve transportation. Commons prepared to Battle out the Issue in one of its most momentous sessions since the War. Will talk to people. Attlee announced that he would talk to the people by radio to night. In an emergency measure harking Back to wartime messages of transcendent urgency Attlee was expected to ask the support of the people in the crisis. For further particulars concerning the British fuel crisis see Story on Page five Defeated Italy submits sadly to peace treaty Italy signed sadly and silently today a peace treaty reducing her to a third rate Power stripped of colonies indebted by reparations her Homeland reduced and her army and Navy Cut to a relative Shadow. Yugoslavia which will obtain a slice of the coveted Venezia Giulia but not the port of Trieste which will become a free City reversed herself and signed the treaty afters protesting the Boundary agree ment. Italy paying fir the crimes of Mussolini and fascism was the first of five Axis nations to sign treaties which Wrhen ratified will end world Wir j for All the world except Germany Japan Austria and Korea. Following Italy Romania bul Garia Hungary Are Finland inked treaties with up to 20 Allied nations. The United states had a part in All the accords except that of Finland with which the United states never was at War. Italy observed a ten minute period of silence it the 11 a. 5 a. Est hour of the sign ing of her treaty Irti Ich the ital Ian constituent Assembly and the major Allied Powers still must ratify. Slavs disturbed. The yugoslav foreign minister Stanoje Simic declared Premier Tito s russian based government was roundly disturbed at the treaty with Italy. His statement said Yugoslavia declares with regret that the demands and proposals of Yugo Slavia have not been taken into consideration in a satisfying Man Ner in the political military and economic clauses of the treaty. Italy lost Eritrea Somaliland and Libya her italian colonies and was forced to recognize the Independence of Ethiopia and Al Bania. The dodecanese Island went to Greece. Small areas o her Western Frontier went t France. She was ordered to pay in reparations. Rome rioting italian protesting the signing of the ital Lan peace treaty today smashed into the yugoslav military Mission building and unfurled the italian Flag from a Balcony. The incident followed by a few disturbances in Piazza Venezia where italians gathered to give vent to National mourning ripped an american Flag to shreds. Students shouting nationalistic slogans battered Down the Iron Gate of the broke Down yugoslav building several doors Anc surged upstairs to the Balcony. Jewels stolen claims Durant Washington a new sensation in the Hesse jewel theft developed today when it was revealed that col. Jack w. Durant accused of stealing the Royal gems contends that a Shoebox contain ing a considerable part of the for tune was stolen from him. A military court spokesman Dis closed that this new Angle in the Case would be aired in Durant s court martial trial scheduled for resumption today in the War department. The colonel s wac Captain wife and an army major already have been convicted of participation in the weird theft from the old Kron Berg Castle in Germany. Officials of the Provost marshal general s office were said to have been told by Durant last summer in Chicago that he was unable to turn Over to them a Shoebox full of the larger stones because this baggage had been stolen. The spokesman said that these valuables still Are being sought by the army. He declined to estimate the value indicating however that the jewels comprise a consid Erable part of the one million 500 thousand Dollar treasure. Portal Case going higher policemen Battle grime in Harlem new York flying squads of policemen swooped Down on Harlem poolroom bars and crime clubs today in a round up of hoodlums who have terrorized residential sections with rented guns. The first raid netted two men charged with hiring out pistols at s5 a night and sawed off shotguns and rifles for s25 each. The raids uncovered a private pistol Range provided by an apart ment House superintendent for the hoodlums and resulted in the arrest of 18 youths All in their 20 a who faced charges ranging from murder rape and robbery to As Sault vagrancy and violation of the Sullivan Law. Labor attorneys prepare to carry decision to u. S. Supreme court. Up Vith the bless Ings of Federal judge Frank a. Picard the must billion Dollar Portal pay dispute appeared Des tined today to return to Congress and the supreme court for final settlement. Labor attorney planned to carry judge fiord s decision dismissing the it Clemens pot Tery co. Case to the nation s a highest court and maintained it would have Little or no bearing on hundreds of other Portal suits on file in Otler districts. Spokesmen for american Indus try from which some 000 is sought in Portal claims generally commended the ruling. Many Felt however that revision of the fair labor standards wage hour act still judge Picard said he wanted to set straight porno persons who had misinterpreted what he termed the meat of his ruling. This concerned his interpretation of the de Mim Friis doctrine. Judge explains. The judge emphasized he did not Rule that any time spent walking or in other work preliminaries up to "20 or 25 minutes was de Minimise or too Trilling to be compensable. Previous to his decision he said the supreme court and the wage hour administration always had ruled such time be in the it. Clemens Case he added the walking time going to the Only Portal Lime recognized by the supreme never More than eight minutes. It was on this basis that Sev eral labor leaders criticized the decision he said adding that most of the comment i has received by Telephone and it Legram on his ruling has been favourable. Police Check death autopsy was scheduled today o determine whether Joseph Daniel Nowak 47, Toledo was Frozen to death or died from injuries about the head. His body was found near a Little used Trail in City Park. Cuts about the face indicated he had been beaten. Wait on Ike asks Andrews House military head Flashe go slow warning on defense budget Cut. Washington of with out taking sides in the widening Republican fight Over tax cutting chairman Andrews . Of the House armed services committee flashed a go slow signal today to his Economy Bent gop col leagues. Andrews urged specifically the Senate House budget com Mittee hold off any possible slash in National defense funds until it hears directly from Gen. Dwight d. Eisenhower army chief of staff. Taking note of reports that re publican members of the joint congressional group Are consider ing a reduction in president Truman s 000 army Navy allotment Andrews told newsmen i am against any such Flat out. So i am suggesting that the budgetary committee consult Gen eral the budget committee s report is due saturday. Sharp slash planned. The armed services Cut was listed tentatively last week As the biggest single item in a gop pro Gram aimed at trimming or. Tru Man s budget to that program is tied directly with Republican promises to trim income taxes while still whittling at the National debt. The gop tax cutting drive bumped into powerful opposition from an unexpected Quarter Over the weekend when senator Taft chairman of the Senate gop policy committee announced he would oppose any reduction be fore july 1. Chairman Knutson of the tax writing House ways and Means committee has been insist ent on a 20 per cent across the Board slash retroactive to Jan uary 1. His committee has scheduled hearings on his Bill to accomplish that february 19, and Knut on declared that Taft s views won t make a particle of differ land plane ready for Ocean flight f Airfield Calif. On a twin engined p-82 was poised at the Fairfield Suisun army Airfield for a Takeoff today for Honolulu in the longest overwater flight Ever attempted by a land fighter Plant. The plane is being flown to Honolulu by Lieut. Col. Robert e. Thacker of Al Centra Calif. Thacker plans a non Stop flight from Hickam Field in Hawaii to new York longest Ever attempted by fighter plane. New ice breaker joins Antarctic expedition Lakatta representing combined Amer ican Preis aboard the ice breaker de insurance for the fourth Byrd Antarctic expedition arrived Early today. It came in the shape of the Navy s Brand new ice breaker the . Burton ble precaution to guard both the ships and men of this Polar sur vey Force against the massive and unpredictable Ross ice pack. The rendezvous look place the Southern tip of the Ross pack amid seas cluttered with chunks of be rfcs Aiu Rotten ice. Commander Gerald of Bellingham wash., brought the Burton Island through the pack in just Over three Days. Immediately upon arrival his vessel Hove to and Ketcham boarded the Northwind for a conference with rear Admiral Richard h. Cruzen Force com Mander. The two officers discussed the Means by which the bulk of the Byrd Force will undertake its second meeting with the for Ross Barrier. Ketcham reported that the pack extended about 240 Miles northwards and after the first 24 hours sailing became solid and difficult to penetrate in England dig out a passenger train stuck in the Snow All night Between Manchester and Buxton England. The bitter weather resulted in an order cutting off electricity from Many British industries. Man fielder s Samaritan act proves costly Howard Cook 133 West Raleigh Avenue today knows it sometimes can be costly to befriend a hitch hiker. Cook told police yesterday a Gold wrist watch and in Cash were stolen from his room saturday night shortly before an unidentified Hitchhiker he had picked up in Athens walked out of the House and failed to return Cook said he brought the youth whom he described As about 25 years old to Mansfield when the Man said he had no place to stay Here Cook said he offered to Lei him stay overnight in his room. The Man who said he was from Portsmouth was seen leaving the House about p. Saturday Cook discovered the loss of his watch and Money shortly after wards. Throngs crowd Edison s Home Milan this Village s Observance of the 100th anniversary of the birth of its most famous native son Thomas Alva Edison today entered its second Day with a general reunion of Milan inhabitants. Resurrected heirlooms and ancient costumes dotted m i 1 a n s store windows and streets As residents approaching anniversary tomorrow of the birth of famed inventor born in a red Brick cottage Here feb. 11, 1847. Hundreds of visitors were expected to View the Humble cot Tage and its gnarled Cherry tree where Edison built a playhouse overlooking a Busy canal during the seven years of his life which were spent at Milan. The Erie county federation of woman s clubs scheduled a recep Tion this afternoon for Edison s Only daughter mrs. John s. Sloan who tomorrow will receive the first Sheet of the inaugural Issue of Edison memorial Stamps. At Church services yesterday opening the three Day Observance Ivorite hymns and ballads of the inventive Genius were Sung by an Edison memorial methodist Church choir. Three daughters perish in Blaze Youthful daughters of or. And mrs. Adrian read perished Early today when fire destroyed their two Story Frame House just East of Lere. Read 38-year-old employee of he Elyria foundry company aved their three other children in dropping them from a second tory window to his Ruth below. Swiftly enveloping flames pre enter him from reaching the other three in their room How the dead Clarabelle 15, june 9, and Laverne 7. Baby near death after dad s slap Milwaukee a six North old baby boy Lay near Leath today in a Milwaukee hos Pital after a severe beating by his f arve Ter an f a ther. Predzik told officers he slapped Lis infant son because the baby refused to drink a bottle of milk. Fares go up London fire today destroyed the historic Georgetown Christian Church Home of the oldest congregation of the disciples of Christ in the nation. Chief warns of fire threat Snow blocked roads create hazards in suburban areas Steele says. Because some roads in the Mansfield suburban area Are blocked by Snow fire chief l. J. Steele today warned Madison township residents to be especially fire he said Snow May prevent fire apparatus from reaching Homes in some parts of the township. The chief strongly urged Resi dents not to attempt to kindle fires with kerosene or despite the severe cold Only four fires most of them minor were reported in the City Over the weekend. 193? Auton Dobija was almost destroyed yesterday " when it caught fire at the intersection of Cline and Lexington avenues about 4 p. The vehicle was owned by Earl Grove of Ashland. Cause of the fire was unknown. The fire department was called to the Home of Robert May Mansfield r. D. 6, Early today when lint in heating pipes burst into flames. Minor damage was listed. Firemen answered two other Calls yesterday but Only slight damage was reported. At 2 p. M., an overheated hot water tank caused minor damage at the Empire steel corporation Plant and at 11 a. M., a defective Chimney brought firemen to the Home of Robert Charles 99% Marion ave nue. Fire in dance Hall kills 81 work ing in near Zero temperatures to Day had recovered 81 bodies from the ruins of the Karlslyst dance Hall razed by fire at the height of a saturday night costume Ball. Another 39 persons were in hospitals. Capt. Frank Walten British fire chief said he did not expect the death toll to climb much higher. A Check of British rosters showed seven soldiers missing the British Provost marshal s office said. Various causes were advanced or the holocaust. A British fire control officer blamed overheated stoves while a German civilian said a Short Cir Cuit caused the fire. Mother turns gun on two girls self coun y sheriff Ralph Millikin today sought a motive for the slaying of the two year old daughter of or. And mrs. Garrett Heston. Who Vas found in the bedroom of the Weston Home Early yesterday with a Rifle Bullet in her Chest. Sheriff Millikin said the Mother mrs. Margaret Heston 35, had confessed she shot her two year old Theresa another daughter Margaret Mary 3. And then turn d a .22 Caliper Rifle on herself. Mrs. Heston was in critical con Ilion. Margaret Mary re sorted in fair condition. The Sherff said he was unable to question Virs. Heston. Lubber unions plan strike vote Akron up membership meetings and strike votes within week Are planned by unions in he three major rubber concerns Ere spokesmen for the clo unit d rubber workers reported to a. The strike votes Are an after math of a break off last week in negotiations with the big four rubber companies for a 26 cents hourly wage increase. A jews paper i

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