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Mansfield News Journal (Newspaper) - February 14, 1947, Mansfield, Ohio1uuh, a i i mostly Cloudy tonight. Colder late tonight and saturday. Mansfield news journal vol. 62, no. 344 Telephone 4251-6 Mansfield Ohio Friday february 14, 1947 associated press United press International news service of tvs. Re Jcj accidents kill three soviet s. Atomic Duel flares anew Gromyko revives red scheme to outlaw bomb without control measures. Lake Success n. Up Andrei Gromyko of Russia revived the widely opposed society plan for an International atomic treaty today and touched off a new Duel with the United states in the United nations Security Council. Gromyko served notice that when the Council convened this afternoon he again would submit the russian proposal. It Calls for a world pact to outlaw atomic bombs and require countries own ing the Only the United scrap them within 90 Days of the treaty s effective Date. It would not contain provi Sions for the International control and other safeguards demanded by the United states. Bernard m. Baruch and his advisers turned thumbs Down on the soviet plan the Day it first was submitted to the atomic Energy commission june 19. The com Mission with Russia and Poland abstaining from voting shunted the russian plan aside on dec. 31 when it endorsed in its entirety the much More detailed american plan for world atomic control machinery. U. S. Plan studied. The matter before the Security Council today was the atomic commission s report with its All out endorsement of the Baruch plan. It not Only would outlaw atomic weapons but would Lay Down an elaborate program for International inspection to detect any violations of atomic regulations set up a world authority to harness atom for uses Post Otlea a system of punishing violators. Punishment would not be subject to the big five veto. The Council edged into the controversial atomic Field in a Short but productive meeting yesterday. First it gave final approval to a blueprint for parallel negotiations on atomic problems and conventional disarmament then moved on to consideration of the atomic commission s report. Canada the Only country on the atomic Energy commission which is not a member of the Council was invited to sit in while the report is under discussion. News blackout veils session on budget Cut a the Senate House budgetary committee voted 40 to 27 today to exclude the press and Public from its sessions at which a proposed Cut in president Truman s budget estimates is being considered. Senate democratic Leader Barkley by had moved to open the door to the press and Public ing the people should know what is going rep. Dirksen r., i leading the drive to slash the president s budget was reported to have offered the motion to table bark Ley s proposal. A 20-Man subcommittee of the 102-member budgetary commit tee then formally presented its Resolution proposing that the full committee ratify its recommendations for the 000 Cut approved monday. Those supporting the Large Cut disputed statements by army and Navy spokesmen that this budget slash would take funds away from the fighting forces and jeopardize the Security of the nation. Bloc fights slash. A Republican democratic bloc fighting the Large budget slash was ready to present a substitute proposal to restrict the reduction to or less. President Truman said yester Day that his Esti mate is essential for proper operation of the government. The budget is for the 1948 fiscal year beginning july 1. Lists recommendations. The subcommittee in its Resolution calling for the Cut said it arrived at this figure on the following considerations "1. The elimination of those functions by the Federal govern ment which might be regarded As desirable but not imperative in the Light of a huge estimate of expenditures for the fiscal year 1948 and in the Light of the towering Public debt. "2. A return wherever possible to prewar Levels of appropriations. "3. The reduction of the number of civilian employees by not less than below budget Esti mate in the next fiscal year. There Are now approximately Federal civilian "4. The deferment other than planning of Public works projects wherever this might be accomplished without substantial determination so that the benefits of such projects might be utilized in any subsequent period of unemployment. "5. The deferment other than planning of newly authorized pub Lic works projects and their re Tention on the shelf for utilization in a period of unemployment unless such projects were esteemed vitally necessary. "6. The rescinding of appropriations made in prior years in a larger amount than that proposed by the reporters want to be prophets complains Taft Columbus sen. Robert a. Taft told the Ohio newspaper association last night that he is slowly get Ting accustomed to Washington newsmen. Taft complained that the re i porters in the capital City were too concerned with the Cor Mem Tator style of predicting what will happen rather than report ing what had happened. They want to know what i think now what i will think in 30 Days and what 51 other senators he said. Making ready for chamber up operations started shortly after Daybreak today at the coliseum where More than persons will gather at tonight for the annual membership dinner of the chamber of Commerce and the manufacturers club. First to go up this morning was the 20 by 30 foot stage at the West end of the coliseum. Here Gene Donnan left and Dave Conner hold a Section of the pre fabricated stage which soon afterwards went into Posi Tion with the help of Dick Eckels left background and Charles Bauer. Speaking from the stage tonight will be or. Norman Vincent Peale of new York City principal speaker gov. Thomas j. Herbert author Farmer Louis Bromfield and c. I. Weaver president of the Ohio chamber of com Merce. Guests Are urged to arrive Early As All guests must be seated by p. M. Doors will p staff photo by Bill Graham expected to see farm show today the Ohio farm and Home labor saving show opened for a one Day stand in Mansfield at 10 a. M. Today. An hour after the show opened 300 persons had seen the exhibits in Young s implement store at 435 Spring Miu Street. One thousand persons were expected to see the show before it closed at 4 p. M. Today. Exhibit was free to the Public. Hangars sell for a letter to Harrington manufacturing company creditors today revealed the Sale of two disputed hangars at the old Airport site. The hangars no. 3 and no. 7, Are now being used by the Harrington manufacturing company and the Harrington air service. Reputed s ale Price was from outside sources the news journal Learned that part of the sales agreement was that James Bud Harrington Tun. Over to the purchasers All of his Stock in Harrington air service that he agree to refrain from operations at the Airport for five years and that the present lawsuit for pos session of the hangars be with drawn. The suit was filed several months ago by Arthur Cornell of Shelby Harrington s brother in Law. The letter to creditors said the Purchase was made by a Syndi Cate of local business atty. C. H. Henkel who reportedly handled the Deal declined to com ment. Other sources indicated that the payment was made to Cornell. The letter to creditors asserted that the company has been operating in buildings leased from the Harrington air service which in turn had leased them from the letter added that the buildings have been Pur chased by a Syndicate of local business men and that they will be made available at reasonable rates to the Harrington manufacturing company and Harring ton air service. The letter was signed by James h. Hoffman Secretary of the Mansfield tire and rubber com Pany who is chairman of the creditors committee organized last fall to direct operations of the Harrington manufacturing com Pany. Meanwhile Harrington told the news journal that he will continue to serve As president of the great lakes airlines. Inc., that his company expects action within 60 or 90 Days on an application before the civil aeronautics Board to operate feeder air lines in the Middle West. Harring ton said he did not know where Headquarters of the company would be established but expected that it would be somewhere in Richland county Farmers and their wives were enthusiastic about the numerous time and la Bor saving ideas on display. County agent George b. Ganyard said. A number of persons said they had obtained several ideas to put into use at their farms. A bag Holder exhibited by Rich Ard Wolford Madison township a homemade portable compressor and a paint mixer exhibited by Oliver Gramley and sons of Wel Ler township were being displayed along with the travelling show. The show which has been tour ing Ohio since Jan. 3, is sponsored jointly by the College of agriculture at Ohio state University and the county Extension service. From Mansfield the show will move to it. Vernon where it will open to Knox county Farmers monday. City seeks lifting of vet housing order City officials were in Cleveland today attempting to learn How at construction suspension will be lifted on 24 veterans housing units in Mansfield. The units to be located on Grace Street Are part of a 50-apart ment project sponsored by the Federal government. Already under Way Are 26 units at a Hedges streets site. In january the government or dered that no work be started on the 24 apartments proposed for Grace Street until a recapitulation of Federal funds could be made. Federal housing officials have announced that if the govern ment because of mounting material and labor prices can t erect the 24 units the local housing authority would be offered the Opportunity to finance their construction. Certain sur plus materials would be provided by the government. Edward f. Friday Secretary of the Mansfield housing authority said that he and mayor Roy w. Vaughn will meet with Federal officials today to determine the status of the suspension order. Meanwhile Friday said that major carpentry work has been completed on 12 of the 26 Dia mond Hedges apartments. Depending upon Speed of plumb ing and painting contractors first units there May be occupied in a month Friday said. Court upholds sugar decision action might topple entire opa rationing system officials say. U. S court of today upheld a District court decision which opa officials say May upset the entire sugar rationing program. The appeals court s 2 to 1 decision was Given on opa s a peal from a ruling Jan. 28 by District judge f. Dickinson Letts. In that Letts held in valid the Agency s historical use system of allocating sugar to producers of bulk sweetened condensed milk. Letts ruling was issued in a suit brought by the Moberly milk company of Moberly mo., which contended that the opa Alloca Tion formula based on the amount of sugar used by a com Pany in previous illegal under the War mobilization and reconversion act of 1944. Attorneys for the milk company argued this act prohibited discrimination against Small Busi Nesses in the allocating of mate rials for peacetime use. They asserted that after the formula was put into effect last nov. 1 for condensed milk producers the Moberly company had been unable to obtain sufficient sugar to meet its needs. Man s outstanding Harry b. Osborn jr., 35-year-old sales manager of the Ohio crankshaft company was named greater Cleveland s outstanding Young Man of 1946" by the Junior Cham Ber of Commerce last night. Sign naval armory Roy w. Vaughn signs the lease giving the Navy for and seven tenths acres of land upon which will be erected a armory. It. Cmdr. A. E. Heiser Morgan look on. The new armory will be located on the Ashland Road near the state guard armory. Construction is expected to begin about april 15. Lane to quit Poland soon Washington up the United states backed up its Dis pleasure at the polish elections today with the recall of ambassador Arthur Bliss Lane from his Post in Warsaw. Diplomatic quarters said the action foreshadowed a period of Cool and reserved relations with the soviet influenced polish government. But they doubted the u s. Would deprive itself of a valuable european listening Post by severing All diplomatic relations. A statement by the u. S. Embassy in Warsaw said Lane Oulch leave feb. 24 to report to Secre tary of state George c. Marshall but that the ambassador definitely will not return to the statement indicated that appointment of a new ambassador might be delayed until the United states determines the future course of its policy toward Poland. Lane s recall was no Surprise Here. Marshall said a week ago that he would be returning soon for consultations on the Jan. 19 elections in Poland. The United states has charged repeatedly that the elections were rigged in favor of the government backed communist bloc parties in violation of the Yalta and Potsdam agreement for free elections. Plane lands on Lake of Polar Shangri-la1 by Alton l. Blakeslee representing combined american press aboard mount Olympus in Antarctic feb. Discovery of a land of lakes in Inland Antarctica opens the wide possibility that other and larger such areas May exist elsewhere on the South Polar continent or. Arthur Howard of the United states geological Survey said today. The geologist said the Lake found this week in the Knox coast Vicinity and dubbed Gri la might owe its existence to an underlying mass of hot Rock. He said the Region might be some what like Yellowstone Park where heat for geysers and hot Springs is believed to come from such a Rock mass. Crew finds warm water. Official dispatches of the u. S. Navy s Antarctic expedition said that a Mariner sea plane from the Western task group landed thursday local Eastern Standard one of the new found lakes and the Crew took a Sample of the water reported definitely warmer than elsewhere. The crewmen under it. Cmdr. David e. Bunger of Coronado cal., noted what seemed Ore bearing rocks on the ground and a few Birds overhead. Ice rimmed the Region but none was seen on the Ake. Neither however was any steam. Howard said it was not especially significant that the Mariner Crew saw no steam because hot Springs or furn roles steaming Loles in the not be visible at that particular Point or rom High in the air. The lakes also might freeze Over during the Winter like the Yellowstone lakes or remain open the year around if the heat Supply was sufficient. Fields faces jail sentence Washington Benja min f. Fields Washington Public relations Man today was sentenced by Federal District judge Alexander Holtzoff to 90 Days in jail and fined s250 for contempt area falling tree flames Auto cause deaths of a House committee. Defense they will attorneys Appeal to announced the u. S. Court of appeals and Fields was released on s500 Bond. Fields was convicted february 5 by a District court jury of fail g still in ice age. Howard said that the South Polar continent still was caught in the last phases of an ice age and that inspection of Earth Mounds reported in the ice free area would show quickly whether the area once had been covered by ice or had remained uncovered during the ice age. The most interesting thing about the presence of this Shan Gri la in the ice As it that it opens up the possibility that there Are other and possibly larger ice free areas on the vast he declared. J property committee last year All his financial records in connection with the Sale of surplus Bronze screen wire to c. B. Warr an Oklahoma City builder. The government contended Fields failed to submit documents in response to a committee subpoena showing division of a 500 commission received for Sale of the screen. The government said Fields made 59 per cent prof it on the transaction. Fields had Given the House com Mittee last August a memorandum showing one third of the commis Sion was to be paid to Glenn a. Dies an associate one third to Joe Doe and s400 to another John Doe with the remainder to himself. In 1931 Fields was sentenced to 15 years by a Federal court in Oklahoma for using the mails to defraud in the Sale of Oil stocks. He was paroled in 1938 and the sentence commuted in 1940. Crash kills Pilot Hearn of Burbank calif., chief Pilot for the Western division of Slick air was killed Early today chamber to join Boxcar hearing John g. Routzon Secretary manager of the Mansfield Cham hints phone strike Cleveland president Robert Pollock of the Ohio federation of Telephone workers find today said there was some possibility that a work stoppage by 700 Telephone company employees in the Youngstown area might develop into a state wide Telephone strike. British fuel crisis fading solving of transportation problems speeds up Coal shipments. Washington presi Dent Truman made Public today a message from prime minister Attlee declining an american offer of Aid in the British Coal crisis passed the crisis Point in her fuel Battle today and appeared Able to pull through without the help of Amer ican Coal offered by president Truman. Slowly rising temperatures and a gradual speedup in the flow of Coal to the electric Power plants helped the shivering country s fight to maintain essential services and rebuild stockpiles. Probably tons of Coal were on the move by ship train and truck. Railways snowbound for Days were reopened. Thirty thousand Coal cars stalled in Yorkshire were expected to be Gin moving tons of Coal southward Fiona that area to Day. J observers saw main Rea sons Why the government probably would decline or. Truman s of Fer with thanks 1 the drastic fuel saving plan was working. A total of tons of Coal has been saved in the Power plants during the last three Days. 2 Coal shipped from the United states could not arrive until the greatest need was finished. 3 the most urgent problem was not production of Coal but a transportation tie up caused by extreme Winter weather which had virtually halted shipments from the mines to the Power plants. 4 american Coal presumably would Cost dollars of which Brit Ain is seriously Short. Board again says no to Blind girl los Patsy Ruth Fergus Hopes of Tak ing her seeing Eye dog to school with her rested today with the state legislature. For the second time in 10 Days the City Board of education ruled that 16-year-old Patsy and her guide dog Lucky would have to stay Home from High school. It said it did t want to turn its classrooms into kennels. If this girl gets her dog Board member Roy j. Becker said every child will bring his pet to Patsy led into the Board room by Lucky to hear the ruling against them was obviously Hurt. She had counted on the gentle All White dog leading her through a nearly Normal school life. I know you have to make rules that cover everybody but i thought you might not know How much Lucky Means to she told the Board through tears. The school Board will be Over ruled if a Bill now before the current session of the state legis lature passes and makes it illegal to bar a guide dog from a Public place. Late news bulletins u. N. To get Palestine problem her of Commerce said today that London Dpi foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin said today Brit Mansfield quite Likely would Send representatives to washing ton to appear before the Senate youth j am would take the Palestine Issue to the United nations interstate Commerce committee investigating the Boxcar shortage. A Telegram from the Ohio chamber of Commerce received by Routzon said just advised Ohio shippers to be heard by Senate interstate Commerce committee regarding Boxcar shortage 10 a. M. Feb. 18 if you have representative who advise immediately col Tombus David Edman 17-year-old boy whose Mother was slain in a family quarrel admitted today he had misled police in their search for his indulgent father David Edman sr., 40, who had pampered him with air planes Automo Biles a motorcycle and a boat Jeromesville widow fatally burned Killbuck Man felled by limb. Accidents today and yester Day claimed the lives of three Mansfield area residents. A 79-year-old Jeromesville widow died of Burns received when her clothes caught fire. A Killbuck milk truck Driver succumbed to injuries suffered when a tree limb fell on him. A Shreve resident was killed in an Automo bile Accident. Dead were mrs. Mary Harpster 79, of Jeromesville. Leland Shrimplin 34, of kill Buck. Ira Wharton 76, of Shreve. 6mrs. Harpster died in Ashland Samaritan Hospital yesterday afternoon shortly after her clothes caught fire while she was burning paper in the Back Yard of her Jeromesville Home. She was rushed to Samaritan Hospital but died a few minutes after arrival cutting Down tree. Or. Shrimplin died Early today in Millersburg Pomerene memorial Hospital. He was injured a. Tally when a Large tree limb col lapsed and struck him on the head. He and his father Eberett Shrimplin were cutting Down a tree at the latter s farm near Killbuck when the Accident occurred. His father was not injured. Or. Wharton was killed yester Day when the car in which he was Riding collided with an Automo bile driven by Nicholas e. Sisler 50, of Cleveland. The crash occurred at the Junction of state rt., Al and 229, Twell a Joules South of it. Gilead. His death marked the first traffic fatality in Morrow county i ice last june 22. Death blamed on Shock. Wharton died a few minutes after the Accident. His death was attributed to Shock the state High Way patrol reported. The car in which Wharton was Riding was driven by his son for est 49. He suffered bruises and abrasions. Sisler received a leg fracture. Both were taken to mercy Hospital it. Vernon. Wharton s body was taken to Jacobs funeral Home in Marengo. Funeral arrangements have not been completed. Sister in Mansfield. Mrs. Harpster was the widow of James Harpster and lived for Many years in Millersburg. She is survived by three half Sisters mrs. Lola. Steele of mrs. Myrtle Ebert and mrs. Ethel Winbigler both of Jeromesville and two step sons Bert Harpster of Ashland and Roy Harpster of Thornville. Funeral services will be held at p. M. Saturday at the Jeromesville Church of Christ Rev. Arthur poll of Millersburg will officiate. Another service will be held at 3 p. M. In the Church of Christ in Millersburg. Burial will be in Millersburg cemetery. Or. Shrimplin was a member of the Killbuck Church of Christ and the spartan Lodge no. 126, f. And a. M. He is survived by his widow Nola two daughters Joycelin and Dianne at Home his father and a Stepfather. Funeral services will be held at p. M. Sunday in the Church of Christ. Rev. J. Hubert Smith will officiate. Burial will be in Killbuck cemetery. Friends May Call at the Wade Jones residence n Killbuck after noon saturday. Army Navy not exempted Owen Brevester John Eckler administrative assistant. Senator John Bricker sen ate office building. in recent weeks a shortage of boxcars has put the squeeze on Mansfield Industry. And trucking i Only other occupant of the plane companies have been unable to William Shively Day 29, of los provide facilities to meet the in t Angeles was seriously injured. Increased demands of shippers Here Maine a said int stockpile explodes Manila daily bulletin correspondent re ported 13 persons were killed Many missing and several injured today when a pile of int exploded at the u. S. 13th air Force ammunition depot at Barrio Rosario town of Baxuan in the proving a of Bat Antjas. The correspondent said the blast wrecked Many houses. Detonations were heard for 30 Miles. Newspaper Weatherman s in Good mood the Weatherman was in a Good mood today. Temperatures he said will average above Normal Over the weekend and possibly through the Early part of next Veek. Today s noon temperature of 46 accompanied by sunny skies helped to thaw out Frost bitten Man fielders who. A week vere shovelling deep Snow drifts rom their doors and stoking the Furnace As the Mercury Slid to Ero. There might be a Little drop in he Mercury saturday and even a Skift of Snow but sunday is expected to bring warmer weather. Up until thursday the thermometers will average about four degrees above Normal in the nor Thern portion and five or six de Grees above Normal in the South Ern portion of the state the extended forecast said. Warmest spot in the state Ter Day was Chesapeake where the Mercury climbed to 52 degrees. Cincinnati was next with a High of 49. Columbus marked up a High of 46. Cleveland a High of 44 and Mansfield a High of 43 degrees. Mansfield s Low was 30. Re paper

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