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Mansfield News Journal (Newspaper) - February 15, 1947, Mansfield, OhioOkio state weather mostly Cloud my colder tonight. Sundri Cloudy. Mansfield news journal vol. 62, b 345 Telephone 4251-6 Mansfield Ohio saturday february 15, 1947 Assoc lated press International news service Price five cents speakers stir audience old friends get together I. Winer president Ohio chamber of Commerce and president of the Ohio fuel company praises the joint Of And Mansfield manufacturers club meeting. Caught in a characteristic pose or. Norman Vincent Peale minister of the Marble collegiate Church of new York vigorously makes a Point during his talk on the Art of L. Vanderau Murray d. Shaffer Louis Bromfield I. Weaver Hershel Atkinson and John g. Routzon left to All old friends enjoy an informal reunion after the banquet. 1.450 at greatest Dinn Empire steel Accord to june 1st Union firm exp contract past is steel truce Dearie. The Union Contact with the Empire steel torpor action has been extend eito june 1, assuring until Eailor summer the Long standing labor management Accord in one of Mansfield s . William f. representative of Dis incl 24, to Nisei steel workers said Hay die Extension agreement Hildeen signed by Union and compy officials. The ext Ensi is Ollie old con tract and tin Lesllie negotiation Periou on a Neumor tract 30 Days past the Mayl Extension recently voted by i steel the Extension ill give is More time for Frank j. Wetzer resident of local 169, Tjw last year we of erred 15 Day Extension Belaid big steels limit and Ito year the membership Felt tit an additional 15 Days added. There will be strike until june 1 and not even Wetzel cont Irod we will file no Portal to Poi t affects Ashland Plant Bell said that the Djujie 1 Extension had also be adopted by the Rybolt heating torm Pajity of Ashland one of the Lasteel in the District. Terms of the new Torita it to be presented to co pry officials before the Contrail expiration Date Are still not Etzel said. He said the pattern Lor tons probably inducing the Quested wage increase would be set by big by employees of Empire Are Union members. Keep Stork ital so Ann Arbor a Ltd married University in Michigan students Are become in parents at a rate of More thai a. Day. University officials port 40 to 50 babies Are being Tan a month. Behind scenes with nuns in training school since the Days i Florence Nightingale who Ink tier Little band of 38 nuns to the crimean War there Las always been a shortage in trained nurses. Sunday s fake you behind the scene at Gen eral Hospital and loll you with camera and Story Jim nurses Are trained to help in sick and injured. You also won t vat to Friiss a picture Story whirl gives you an insight into to creative and health giving activities engaged in by girl sons ii their Winter program. There la also he i Complete Page of pictures nipped a the joint Of manufacturers club dinner an interesting for urn qution and Many other you won t want to miss1 voters ruled off list More voters of mans Field and Madison township who failed to cast ballots in the general election last fall Are ineligible to vote again unless they Register the Board of elections warned today. Last year Only 880 in Mansfield and 160 in Madi son their registration status by not exercising the right to vote in the two year period. Of the voters Wise registration cards been pulled by Board workers Are Mansfield residents. The remainder Are Madison township electors. Those who live in the county outside the township Are not required to Register. The right to vote of the 5.181 persons was cancelled under state a which provides that All voters subject to registration require ments must vote at least once in two Calendar years. Heaviest loss of voters in the City was recorded in the first and third wards. In the first Ward 949 registration cards were placed in the inactive file and 839 cards were transferred in the third Ward. Total cancellations in other wards were second. 408 fourth 449 fifth. 435 sixth 607. Madi son township precinct cancellations totalled a. 230 a 267 108 d. 162 e. 108 f. G. 117 h. 125 i. 190. The deadline for voters to establish their right to vote in the May 6 primary election is april 8, Underwood reported. The Way the coliseum looked last night when approximately persons jammed the Hall to hear or. Norman Vincent Peale of new York City gov. Thomas j. Herbert and other dignitaries speak. The picture was taken from the East end of the coliseum looking West. In the background the speakers table can be seen. The picture was taken by e. E. Roberts and Don Price Westinghouse photo department who Hung Flash bulbs and reflectors in appropriate places to get proper lighting. The lights were synchronized with the camera. Banquet staged with perfect circus flair by John mine they calling L. Van derail or. Ringling today. Not because of any connection he might have had with a circus big it s because of the Way he and his colleagues ring mastered people into the coliseum last night for the 35th annual chamber of Commerce dinner. Like one of or. Ringling s dope spending High new col. Gar land Williams District supervisor of the Federal Bureau of narcotics estimated today that new York City drug addicts spend s25 million a year on dope. Williams said there were at least 3.000 addicts in new York City and said they spend an average of s25 a Day each for drugs. Gantic shows the dinner was planned launched and disbanded without a hitch. Van Derau As general chairman of the affair directed the Presto Chango that saw a skating rink smoothly transformed into a huge banquet Hall then just As smoothly transformed Back again. Hundreds of chairs scores of tables had to to gathered from All Over Mansfield. Lights the Stafre and sound equipment had to be engineered into position. Dozens of special guests had to be seated properly. Four choral and instrumental groups had 1o be staged and then de staged including one consisting of 76 voices. There were transportation some special guests came by Irain others by bus Auto and plane. Ushering the hundreds of guests and members to their seats was continued on Page 10 Talmadge wins another round m Donough a. Superior court judge Bond Almand ruled today that Herman Tal Madge is Legal governor of Georgia in a suit brought by an Atlanta Bank to determine whether Tal Madge or it. Gov. M. E. Thomp son is entitled to draw funds from a executive department Bank account. It was the second ruling this week that Talmadge had legally been elected governor by the legislature. Last week a contrary ruling i had been issued by judge Claude Porter in Superior court at Rome ga., in another of the series of court actions involving the gubernatorial tangle. On wednesday of this week judge Walter Hendrix ruled for Talmadge. All three cases Are being appealed to the state supreme court which is expected to consider the matter in March. Fulton National Bank the state has in executive department funds on Deposit brought the suit to determine whether Tal Madge or it. Gov. Thompson is entitled to draw on the account. Woman and of Charm by Meta Branson breaking a precedent does not always end up in As and auspicious affair As that of last night when Mansfield women invaded for the first time the annual chamber of Commerce dinner. Garbed in their Best the women added the spicy condiment of Charm wit and Gayety to the occasion. Said mrs. H. B. Soulen. Wife of the president of the mans Field chamber of Commerce it was beautifully mrs. Soulen was sitting at the their hats add spice and color to dinner budget slash action faces bitter fight Gurney ready for Battle against National defense fund cuts. Washington a chairman Gurney r., s. A of the Senate armed service committee announced today he will wage a last ditch Bat the on the Senate floor against a budget slash which he declared would Ham string the army and a 50 to 22 vote in favor of the Cut by the House Senate budgetary committee threatened president Truman with his first major de feat in the new Republican con trolled Congress. If upheld by the House and Senate the committee decision will trim the president s budget to senator Brewster r., me predicted in an interview last night the Senate will never agree to the reduction recommended by the committee. I voted for it because it was that or no reduction at he said but i will oppose it on the Senate floor and i predict the final figure will be Knutson pleased. However the committee action was hailed by chairman Knutson r., Minn of the House ways and Means committee As Clearing the Way for a 20 per cent reduction of personal income taxes this year. The budget committee action yesterday taken in a meeting from which the press and Public were excluded is subject to ratification by both houses. The vote will come next wednesday. Gurney said the 000 Cut contemplates a 000 000 reduction in army and Navy funds and told newsmen i refuse to vote for anything1 Liat will hamstring our armed forces while the peace of the world is Senate Republican Leader Taft of Ohio joined Gurney in an Effort to hold the committee s budget cutting at a lower figure but the group flatly rejected All compromises. It voted Down 52 to 23, a motion by Gurney 1o limit the Cut to and Defeated 46 to 29 a proposal by chairman Milf Kin r., Colo to make it just before the committee acted Secretary of state Marshall asserted that failure 1o vote Ade quate funds for food in the Over seas occupied areas would result in an intolerable table with mrs. Carlton Fern Yak. Mrs. John Routzon whose Hus band is Secretary manager of the c of c., declared it is mrs. Routzon was unusually charming in a Small Gray Felt hat. Topped with two huge roses in Matching Shade and Matching frock. At Tho same table was Blond mrs. Glenn Birly. Smartly gowned in a Blue frock with a big off the face Black hat. Wearing a new Brown Spring Chapeau mrs. E. D. Gibson said laughingly it s mrs. Reese Mills said it s mrs. Mill s Small Black hat sported a Jaunty Cocque Feather that tilted partly Over one Eye. And was a pleasing contrast to her Blue frock. Mrs. George Kahl sitting with her husband and friends said it s All very walking through the one was amazed Al the hats they presented a Panorama of color and style and shape that would have done credit to a John Frederics collection. Continued on Page 10 Truman s Mother fractures hip Grandview Martha Truman 94 year old Mother of president Truman was reported resting Well today after suffering a fractured right hip in a fall at her Home in Grandview. The fracture was revealed Ter Day in a Ray pictures when she was taken by ambulance to a physician at Bolton mo., for treatment. She was then returned to her Home. Jam coliseum for top c of c event to Ohio by Stanfield news journal City edit of Mansfield Rii Giff Nhy tiler City is forging to the front As a business and Industrial Center. The City s chamber of Commerce biggest ten the nation in the class aided by the manufacturers club staged Ohio s biggest climber of Commerce meeting and the biggest dinner party in Mansfield s history. There was drama All the Way through the four hour session which packed the coliseum with business Industrial and professional people and their guests. There was drama in the challenging amusing and heart ening talk by or. Norman Vincent Peale pastor of the Marble collegiate Church of new York City principal speaker at the dinner. The array of speakers would have supplied a half dozen dinner meetings. The precision handling of the meeting amazed the crowd. When the meeting was Over a policeman who had been on duty at the coliseum was impressed. He said i think that s a tip off As to what s ahead for Mansfield. We be outgrown the Small town class and Are ready to do Biff and that s the Way most of the crowd must have Felt after seeing the display of Community spirit that brought Praise from gov. Thomas j. Herbert. Author Farmer Louis Bromfield I. Weaver president of the Ohio chamber of Commerce and other distinguished ohioans who were there As guests among these guests was Mansfield s Murray d. Shaffer Ohio state Highway director. Albert e. Redman Columbus representative of the Ohio chamber of Commerce said the dinner meeting was the largest Of Gathering in the history of the organization in Ohio. R sees healthy sign. Gov. Herbert told the crowd that you proving to others in Ohio and the nation that you have the work together spirit it takes to build a City. If we keep our selves tolerant of the other per son s Point of View we can accomplish a great he said he considered it a healthy sign that there Are com plaints now of a Lack of Leader ship in the nation because that indicates a growing desire to work together rather than depend on a few to Lead the Way. The governor pointed to four major financing problems which the state legislature faces in this session. He listed them As 1. Adequate appropriations for the schools. He predicted there would be sufficient funds set up to give the schools what they 2. Growing welfare department needs 3. An expanded Highway program to pair Road damage that piled up during the War 4. Readjust ment of dislocation Between Revenue for local and state Ern ments. Ohio faces a huge task in find ing Money to meet its growing operating costs gov. Herbert said adding that demands on the state Treasury if approved by the legis lature would exceed half billion dollars. Peale inspires crowd. Or. Peale who is an author As Well As pastor probed some of continued on Page 5 Soulen succeeds Mills As Of President Harry b. Soulen vice president and factory manager of the Mansfield tire and rubber company will head the Mansfield Cham Ber of Commerce in 1947, succeeding Reese Mills. Millard h. Pryor. President of the Barnes manufacturing company will direct the manufacturers club. Soulen headed the club last year. Announcements of the were made last night at the combined dinner meeting of the two organizations in the coliseum by Mills. Soulen is the 25th president of the c of H. L. Recd first held the office in 1907-08. Pryor i the manufacturers club s 27th president. 0. K. King was fhe first holding the office in 1919. Soulen a Veteran of the first business affairs and served two terms As president of the manufacturers club. Pryor. A commander in the Navy during the recent War is chairman of Mansfield s naval armory advisory committee. Other Of Officers for the year Are Dean w. Dickerson first vice president w. L. Faulk Ner second vice president Pryor third vice president H. Keat world War has been affiliated my National councillor H. With the Mansfield tire and rub j Huston alternate councillor Paul her company for 10 years. He has i m. Eliot treasurer and John j. Been Active in Mansfield civic and i Routzon Secretary manager

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