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Mansfield News Journal (Newspaper) - February 13, 1947, Mansfield, OhioUs Clit weather rising temperature to night. Friday fair and Wanner. Mansfield news journal vol. 62, no. 343 Telephone 4251-6 Mansfield Ohio thursday february 13, 1947 associated press United Prest International news service Price five cents Madison High Safe cracked u.s., Canada plan to Swap spy secrets Accord extends indefinitely wartime collaboration of armed forces. Washington a the United states and Canada disclosed today to have agreed on a full Exchange of military intelligence information on what other nations Are up to. The provision is one of a series of Point by Point agreements underlying a general Accord to extend indefinitely the wartime collaboration of american and Cana Dian armed forces persons familiar with the yearlong negotiations said. They asserted privately that More than a score of specific understandings were reached be fore Washington and Ottawa jointly announced the Overall agreement. The formal statement made no reference to this background. But the disclosure of a compact for interchange of military Intelli gence has deep significance for at least two reasons 1. Canada s geographic position along the Polar Cap air route Over which any attack from Europe or Northern Asia might come. 2. Canada herself is a recent victim of an atom bomb espionage plot involving soviet Russia. The agreement is not formalized in a treaty and the decision is a contribution to the stability of the world and to the establish ment of the United nations of an effective system of world secur 5-Point program. The announced agreement embraces a five Point general pro Gram designed to provide 1. Interchange of individuals so As to increase the familiarity of rach country s Anent with that of 2. General cooperation and Exchange of observers in connection with exercises and with the development and tests of material of common both the United states and Canada Havi had observers at the Arctic test conducted by their respective 3. Encouragement of standardized arms equipment Organiza Tion training methods and Nev developments. 4. Mutual and reciprocal Avail ability of military naval and air facilities in each country. 5. An underlying principle recognizing that none of the cooperative arrangements will impair the i Bor Gurse Coal ships fight their Way to London Woi senior military budget Cut dangerous state generals Macarthur and Secretary of War Patterson spearheaded mounting opposition today to the proposed Cut of one billion 175 million dollars in National defense spending. This slash plus another 500 million Dollar reduction in army funds for foreign Relief and Domestic civil functions received the chief attention of legislators in Advance of the meeting tomorrow of Senate and House appropriations and taxing committees. The four committees totalling 102 members will be called upon to pass on a subcommittee decision to slash president Truman s 1948 fiscal year budget by six Bil lion dollars. Patterson declared in a for Mal statement that Gens. Eisen Hower and Macarthur had advised him that further cuts in the military budget will invite disaster and jeopardize occupation tasks in Germany and Japan. The War Secretary said that the proposed Cut in military funds would Force major eliminations in the planned Security Structure of our country and necessitate a reduction of or men in army strength. Cables protest. A High Capitol source revealed that Macarthur had cabled a pro test Over any further Cut in his occupation forces in Japan with the warning that we might As Well pull out if further reductions Are in Prospect. This source stated that the five Star general referred to near riots Over food shortages in Japan and had asked the government to Send either More food or More he reportedly added that if there is too Long a delay both food and troops might have to be dispatched to the Orient. Sen. Gurney r s. D., chair Man of the Senate armed services committee meanwhile made pub Lic a memorandum from the Navy warning that a 500 million Dollar reduction in its 1948 spending would Render that Arm of defense practically immobile and Impo tent As an instrument of National the budget Cut contemplates a 750 million Dollar reduction in Navy funds. England put on War basis during crisis emergency committee formed to direct new economic Battle of Britain London the fuel and Power ministry said today that the critical drop in Coal stocks has for the moment been arrested 1 radar unit to be set up in City site to be selected class funds control each nation exerts its own territory. Over freeze out suit dismissed a journal entry filed today in the Richland county common pleas court revealed that Edward j Hultman 341 North Tow View Circle had dismissed his Case against the Pryor manufacturing company without prejudice Hultman former general Man Ager of the company and a Stock Holder charged m. H. Pryor president of the company with an attempt to freeze him Hultman out and sought a temporary re straining order and permanent in Junction to prevent Pryor from Selling the firm. The journal entry indicated agreement on the Issue. Hultman s action was filed nov. 26, 1946. It asked that the common pleas court name a receiver for the firm to conserve the he contended that the proposed Sale to a new and unidentified corporation was not Bona fide and was a attempt to freeze out the plaintiff As a shareholder. Hultman said he resigned his position with the firm on sept. 3, 1946, and that he holds 12 shares of the company s Stock As Well As a debenture bearing the face value of s3.000. Pryor said that Hultman had been requested to resign but asserted that the company never intended to take of Hultman. Chinese Dollar holding steady Shanghai the shaky chinese Dollar holding relatively steady in Shanghai at to is u. A was quoted in banking today at 8.000 to the american Dollar providing one More Puzzle in China s tangled currency Pic Ture. Associated press correspondent Harold milks reported from Nan King that even at the rate dealers refused to buy heavily. The chinese Dollar fell to record Low of to is in Shanghai tuesday but has since recovered some ground. Letter reveals order for korean uprisings i be. I who staged a raid on communist Headquarters today found a letter purportedly written by a red army official in North Korea ordering a communist Leader to instigate disorders in the american occupied zone. London ins the Vanguard of a 100-vessel Fleet which braved tempestuous seas to bring tons of Coal to blacked out London entered the thames River to Day and headed for the capital. This announcement was the Only Good news brought to londoners the rest of Britain s 48 million persons digested the headlines since those telling of grim reverses during the War. All Britain was in fact virtually on a wartime footing following Extension last night of the Power shut off and invocation of the letter allegedly was written by maj. Nicholi a Uzunof Educa officer with the soviet red army at Pyong Yang capital of the soviet zone of Korea. It was addressed to to Hun chairman of the South korean labor party official communist front group. The letter police said told to that in order to strengthen the situation of the red army a revolution should be timed to coincide with the forthcoming ministers conference at mos cow scheduled for March 10. Corporal says he d be Happy to hang japs Loring 21-year-old regular array Cor poral from Morgantown w. A. Volunteered today As a very patriotic Guy for the Job of executioner to carry out any death sentences imposed on Japan s major War criminals. In a letter to the army news paper Pacific stars and stripes Loring said he was not a Quali fied executioner but i learn fast and i think i could do the Job very he said he had read an article stating that the Federal govern ment had requested qualified Volunteer executioners from Maryland state Penitentiary but did not find any. He added that if he were accepted for the Job it would also save the government the trouble and expense of bringing one from the states. I am Leax ing my address with you in Case they should want me for the he concluded. Farm exhibit due Friday the Ohio farm and labor Sav no show will come to Mansfield Oday to give Richland count ians a first hand View of the latest in Abor saving ideas and devices. The show will open at Young s implement store on Spring Mill Street at 10 a. It will be open o the Public until 4 p. There ill be an admission charge. The show will bring to mans held approximately 70 different Deas methods and pieces of equip ment for saving time and labor on he farm and in the Rural Home. Most of the ideas will supple ment the Normal commercial equipment that can be purchased county agent George b. Ganyard Aid. The show on tour in Ohio since an. 3. Was developed by the col Ege of agriculture at Ohio state University. It is being exhibited under a joint sponsorship with the county Extension service. A Uzunof directed to to initiate the revolution by agitating All students in South Korea to fight against schools and the United states army military govern South korean students have been striking for the last two months nominally against Mili tary government the disorder according to the letter also would aim at wiping away the entire legislative body established by the United states army military government in South Korea and to maintain a closer connection in the coming Battle of destruction of South students1 fines help loan fund student loan fund at Ohio state University Bias been enriched in the last seven All time fines assessed for violation of the school s traffic rules the student court now in its 20th year assessed the fines and sent the Money to the loan fund. The fund has received More than emergency measures designed to break the nation s economic crisis. Icy winds and freezing temperatures accompanied the first Day of the extended fuel cuts throughout Britain. News of the government Deci Sion to return England to the darkness from which it was delivered by the Victory Over Ger Many came As the sharpest Shock to londoners. They viewed this As the worst news yet. Under authority of defense regu lation 55, prime minister Clement Attlee s government ordained new moves extending electricity restrictions to the whole of the United kingdom. Cabinet in session. In the face of an official warn ing that the fight against the Coal crisis must be pressed with the same Speed and urgency As a Mili tary operation during the Attlee s Cabinet was meeting to Day to consider additional Meas ures. A draft of unemployed workers to assist in the frantic efforts to transport vitally needed Coal sup plies was thought to be among the measures slated for consideration. The government invoked sweeping measures last night to mobilize labor and transport requisition Coal and cancel Pas Senger rail service where Neces sary. A special emergency committee was established with Attlee As chairman and members of his Cabinet As aides. This group is to direct the economic Battle of emergency measures. Among the emergency measures already taken were these 1. The transport ministry was instructed to mobilize trucks for unloading Coal cars allowing empties to return to the pits 2. The fuel ministry was authorized to requisition Coal sup plies whenever necessary and divert Coal from original consignees to permit Speed up of Coal distribution 3. Permission was Given to utilize additional London docks for receiving Coal from Northern mines 4. Imposition of penalties for violation of the five hour ban on ammonia leak causes blast in restaurant a leak in the ammonia Cool ing system was blamed today for an explosion that blew out a Large front window in the George Gazdak restaurant at 745 Bowman Street at a. Called to the restaurant at a. M., firemen from no. 2 station said they found the building full of ammonia fumes. The explosion woke mrs. Vin cent Tipul Gazdek s daughter and her husband who occupy an upstairs apartment. The fumes forced the Tipul and a Roomer Joe Deley to flee. Domestic Power consumption. These ranged from fines of and three month jail terms upon summary conviction to fines and two year terms upon in in such fines since 1927. Dict ment and come Early guests told doors for chamber dinner open at All must be seated by get there that s the watch word of the 35th annual membership dinner of the chamber of Commerce and the manufacturer s club to be held tomorrow night in the coliseum for a record crowd of More than persons. Doors will be opened at p. All guests must be seated by to permit the program to be carried out on its split second schedule. Only special guests will be Given reserved places at the tables. These will include the principal speaker of the evening or. Nor Man Vincent Peale of new York City gov. Thomas j. Herbert author Farmer Louis Bromfield c. I. Weaver president of the Ohio chamber of Commerce h. C. Atkinson executive vice pres ident of the Ohio chamber and Murray d. Shaffer of Mansfield newly appointed state Highway director. Move chairs today. Gov. Herbert is scheduled to arrive in Mansfield around 5 p. Getting a jump on tomorrow s accelerated program dinner committees began moving chairs and tables to the coliseum today pre Paratory to the a. Push on equipment tomorrow. Trucks and employees from Mansfield Industrial plants will erect the 20 by 30 foot stage in the West end of the coliseum to Morrow morning. A special electrical circuit will be installed to fur Nish Power to the electric ranges and roasters which will be used to prepare More than a ton of food. Also to be installed Tomor Row will be a dressing room to accommodate 100 persons. All this will be done by late afternoon. Workers at the coliseum will be served their lunch at their work tomorrow. C. L Vanderau general chair Man of the dinner said that tear ing Down operations will begin at a. Saturday and that by 5 p. Saturday All tables and chairs will be Back in Industrial cafeterias and the coliseum will be returned to in addition to the speakers the banquet will feature a constant 1 program of entertainment. By Ang s Board of specialists. Plans for the establishment of a air National guard radar unit in Mansfield for the training of men in air Craft warning and communication system were announced today by maj. George m. Kinsey Ang communications officer. Maj. Kinsey said he had completed preliminary investigation of possible Sites. The unit housed in five buildings with Worth of intricate radar and radio equip ment and 22 vehicles probably will be located at the municipal Airport he said. Final selection of the site will be made by a Board of specialists who will arrive monday. After the site is selected and a complement of three officers and 46 enlisted men recruited actual construction will get underway. City called key spot maj. Kinsey said it was expected that the unit would be installed within several Mansfield would be a key spot in the relay of information be tween Toledo Cleveland Colum bus and Dayton he said. Because of its location the Mansfield radar station would prove strategic in determining the position of air Craft in the North Central Ohio Region. As outlined by maj. Kinsey. The radar unit Here would be capable of determining the location num Ber and height of aircraft within an area of 200 Miles. Value in War and peace. He also pointed out that such a unit would prove of i Estima table value in Case of emergency both in War and peacetime. The unit could Aid commercial aircraft lost in fog or storms by directing the Pilot to the nearest Airport. The portable equipment could be mobilized within a 24 hour period for Transfer to other areas in an emergency. Maj. Kinsey asked All persons interested in joining the Reserve radar unit to Call John g. Rout Secretary manager of the Mansfield chamber of Commerce. Routzon will act As temporary in formation Center until a Perma nent officer has been assigned. Recruits not restricted. Maj. Kinsey emphasized that members of the radar unit Are not restricted to former aah officers and enlisted men. He said this plate must keep bad taste in Tojo s Mouth Dallas parents of a Dallas naval dentist today Learned that the upper plate worn by former Jap Premier Hideki Tojo bears a Morse code inscription Reading remember Pearl it. Jeff b. Bruton 24, and two other texans Are responsible a letter from the dentist stationed in Japan said. Bruton and Jack r. Mcmahon Longview and Clifford Ochs Bein Texarkana All graduates of Baylor dental school in Dallas recently were ordered to sugar a prison to make impressions for false Teeth for Tojo. State music supervisor finds pupils like opera symphonies Crisley decides Ann Arbor official now. Herbert o. Fritz Crisler will remain As head of the University of Michigan athletic department he definitely has turned Down an offer to become athletic director at the University of California. By George comings miss Edith m. Keller state music supervisor who is visiting Lansfield schools today is con Vinced that school children Are earning to like Good music. Some weeks ago miss Keller a Rural Grade school class Corn. What is your favorite radio program she asked. Most of the pupils said Gene further inquiry however brought out that some had listened to the metropolitan opera broadcast of Hansel and some liked to hear Marian Ander son the Telephone hour the Ford hour and other better class radio programs. It wag a pleasant experience for miss Keller because in her words music is for every Day anyone interested in receiving training in radar and electronics May join the air National guard including former Navy and Marine corps members or men Between 18 and 35 who have not belonged to any service organization. A fighter interception controller with the rank of Captain will head the unit. Another officer with similar training will hold the rank of first lieutenant and another lieutenant will act As aircraft control and warning officer. Pay on army scale. Enlisted men will include 22 radar operators and a number of radar repairmen radio repairmen and other technicians. The unit would meet for a two hour session weekly and would receive a full Day s pay maj. Kin sey said. The unit also would hold a two week summer Man Euver for which the men would receive full pay and allowances. Uniforms will be furnished. Brig Gen. Chester Goble. Ohio adjutant general has backed establishment of the unit in mans Field. Maj. Kinsey said. Blast sinks boat at Haifa Macmillan replaces Barker As British commander in Palestine. Jerusalem explosions occurred aboard two govern ment boats in the Haifa Harbor today sinking one of them immediately. The first explosion was on a government fisheries depart ment launch. The Bottom of the vessel was blown out and it Sank. A Short time later a military Landing Craft was blasted. No casualties were reported on either vessel. Meanwhile Lieut. Gen. G. H. A. Macmillan arrived today to be come British military commander in Palestine succeeding Lieut. Gen. Sir Evelyn Barker. Returns to England. Barker has left for England where he will command a Home area. Macmillan director of weapons and development at the War office was named last october to succeed Barker who was then under heavy fire for forbidding fraternization of British soldiers with jews. The new military commander found Palestine tense and ready for trouble. Heavy military Security were in effect and there were minor outbreaks Between jewish underground forces. Meanwhile the usually Well informed Tel Aviv newspaper Kishmar said a new scheme for Palestine would be put before the British Cabinet for Early consideration. The newspaper declining to identify its sources said the plan called for a Federated states of Palestine with a setup similar to the Federated malay bracing two states jewish and Arab with Independent govern ments and a Federal area under the British High commissioner. Miss Keller education should begin in the elementary she said during an interview. It is in the elementary grades that you discover Talent and develop love and appreciation of she added that interest should also be developed in the Home through interested miss Keller emphasized that in ability to sing or play an instrument should not be a deterrent to the enjoyment of Good music. Interest can be developed in hearing Good music Over the radio in musical films and she said. That s Why she believes that interest and appreciation of my tire ail sic should be a part of every Day coastline Cliffs. No major dam exp Nence in All phases of class age was reported but All shipping Doorn work. Was ordered removed to Hilo har Sot All children she of Bor. The Kawaihau wharf was served can make a contribution reported sagging As a result of a continued on Page 6 i two Day beating by High Waves. Huge Waves Pound hawaiian coast Hilo Hawaii fifty foot Waves pounded the Northeast coast of Hawaii today causing one death and sending residents in the Kekaha area to higher ground. Tom Ai 17, Hilo drowned when a High wave carried him to sea while he was spearing fish 200 Yards off Shore. Airline pilots said Waves were dashing Spray a Hundred feet in the air along some parts of the predicts new Homes in 47 la Bor department reported today that new Homes were completed in december bringing the total for 1946 to the de Cember total was High for the year. The department predicted that 950.000 Homes will be completed in 1947. Money to have been used to buy Caps gowns commencement supplies. Burglars blasted open a Safe in the superintendent s office at Madison High school last night taking nearly most of it senior class Money intended for Caps and gowns and invitations for commencement exercises sheriff s deputies said the Burg Lars used Nitro Glycerine to open the Safe and apparently were professional Safe crackers. The missing funds also included receipts from cafeteria sales Ren Tal of combination locks to Stu dents and funds for the High school annual Olan la Rue school superintendent reported. The school has been burglarized nearly a dozen times in the past 18 years but this was the first time any Large amount of Money was stolen. Principal Wayne e. Miller said. Deputy sheriff Norman Smaltz termed the Safe cracking a professional the Safe door had been blown open with out extensive damage to the Safe he said. Smaltz aided in his investigation by Paul Martin of the mans Field police department reported finding wet Nitro Glycerine still sticking to the Safe. Enter through window. Entrance to the building located on the Ashland Hill was made through a window in the boiler room. The burglars then broke a Glass to enter the superintendent s office. A door lock was smashed by the burglars in leaving the building Smaltz said. The Safe cracking was discovered by the school janitor Harold Snyder when he opened the build ing at a. Today. States plus causes worry Columbus financial common ground of housewife labor Industry and other the state legislature today. Two big questions must be an were soon if a Long legislative session is to be avoided. What should be done with the 000 surplus How much Money should be spent in the 1947-48 biennium of great importance also is the Assembly s problem of whether to provide Only for the next two years or to adopt the Long Range financial program of state tax commissioner c. Emory Glander. House and Senate leaders praised Glander s 20-Point tax revision program and Many of his recommendations would be carried out n Bills before the two houses but there has been no concerted Effort to revise Ohio s tax Struc ure on a permanent basis. Legislators have at least two opinions on the use of the surplus. Some say it i s senseless to have such a Large und Idle others that the Money accomplish much More in Sev ral years when costs of construct no improved state facilities have decreased. Gov. Thomas j. Herbert re publican and retired gov. Frank Lausche a Democrat both Are n record favouring use of the sur plus for capital improvements Only. Republican House majority decided upon this course in a arty caucus. Fumes kill two Columbus two men red Here yesterday apparently victims of fumes from Radiant Gas Heaters in their respective rooms in the same House. The dead Shelley Justice 58 George Wilkes 71. Late news bulletins police fear missing girls dead. Holes in the ice of the Scioto River and information from other children caused police today to believe that Cathy Ann Barry 4, and Virginia Shoaf 5, who disappeared from their Homes yesterday fell through an ice crust and drowned. Truman says nomination stands. Avite House said today that presi Dent Truman has t the faintest intention of withdrawing David e. Lilienthal s nomination for chairman of the atomic Energy commission. Rocket plane tested. Los aircraft disclosed today that America s first military rocket the world s flown from isolated Harper dry Lake on the desert july 5, 1944, and then was placed on the army s list of top secrets. Italians stage protest. New outbreak of demonstrations attributed to unemployment and the High Cost of living was reported today at Gallipoli near Bari. 1 newspaper in Paperi

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