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Mansfield News Journal (Newspaper) - February 16, 1947, Mansfield, OhioWeather Cloudy with Little change in temperature. Mansfield news journal 5c late news Best comics vol. 62, no. 346 Telephone 4251-6 Mansfield Ohio sunday february 16, 1947 full associated wire service Price five cents new Ash trash fee sweetens City tremary Mansfield s new Ash trash fee will add approximately a year to the refuse department s operating revenues Fred e. Lingafelter Secretary of the sew water garbage department estimated yesterday. Said on the basis of Money already paid in by sub scribers to the new service the City can expect to tace in Between and annually for refuse wort under the old system when no charge was for Ash trash collections about s50.00o was received annually be said. Then Fairgrounds decision set for March 1 Board promises to announce conclusion on proposal for possible move. A definite decision on whether the Richland county Fairgrounds will remain at its present site or be moved to a new location is scheduled by the fair Board at its next meeting March 1, Board president l. L. Rinehart reported last night. The vote on a decision meet ing came at the end of a heated and lengthy saturday session of the fair Board. The meeting opened in the common pleas court room at p. M. And closed three and one half hours later. County school officials and representatives of veterans organizations sat in on the meeting. Twelve Board members attended Rinehart said. In Accord on coliseum. While the arguments on whether to move the Fairgrounds or not threatened to reach the boiling Point All present were in Accord on the need for a Large coliseum which could be used for both City and county activities Rinehart said. The consensus appeared to be that the Fairgrounds should not be noved any farther away from the City than is necessary to obtain he reported. By adequate room those present meant at least 69 acres Rinehart added. To add members. Previous to the decision meet Stinehart Hopes to add at least three new members to the Board from Mansfield. He also Hopes to add a new member each from Worthington and Monroe townships. There is no representation from these districts now he explained. A questionnaire is being pre pared by Glen w. Guthrie superintendent of the Union Rural High school to be circulated among county school officials previous to the decision Rinehart said. The Board plans to Contact civic and Community organizations in Mansfield to learn their feeling of the stay or move question. Full attendance urged. Efforts will be made to get full attendance by Board members at the decision Rinehart said. He also will Welcome any suggestions to Board members or himself at Galion r. D. 1. We want to know what the people of Mansfield and Richland county think about improving the present site or moving to a new location before the March 1 meet Rinehart said. The meeting is scheduled for p. M. In the common pleas court be will present wishes monday the Westinghouse electric corp. Will formally receive the 1947 contract demands of the clo United electrical radio and machine workers monday at the opening of a two Day conference the associated press reported saturday. The negotiations will cover approximately workers in 58 be locals in the Westinghouse plants throughout the country. Approximately Are employed in the Mansfield Plant. The cur rent contract expires March 31. Last year s wage negotiations precipitated a 115-Day strike. The workers sought an Isz cent hourly increase settling for 18 cents. Other plants involved in the negotiations Are those located at Pittsburgh East Pittsburgh tray Ford Derry Sharon Sunbury and South Philadelphia in Pennsyl Vania East Springfield mass. Bridgeport Conn Attica n. Y. Jersey City Newark Bloomfiel Trenton and Belleville in new Jersey Baltimore Fairmont w. Va., Cleveland Chicago St. Louis and Emeryville Cal. Perennial wheat found soviet Agri cultural researcher reported sat urday that he had crossed wheat and grass to produce a High yield ing perennial wheat according to a Tass news Agency report Broad cast by the Moscow radio. Only garbage seme was charged for. Will pay opting Cost. Sanitation sup Al Strachan estimated that in receipts Range Between and a year they will pay Only for Gener Al operating Costi the total wont provide for equipment deprecation or for the Purchase of new he believes. Total payments to Date for serv ice under the system is 100, Lingafelter sad. Tjimis is out of billed against some customers he said. No count has yet Bem made of paid customers he said most of the payments were for six months serve. Some were for a full year he said. T half take i service. He estimated tint about half of the subscribers arc taking the full garbage Ash trash service. About 25 per cent Are subscribing Only to the garbage Trail service and about 25 per cat for garbage service alone. Lingafelter said his estimates were based on tie record of a cashier for a Day s pay ments. Out of that Day 467 were for the triple serv ice. Another 254 were for Gar Bage trash service lad 248 for Gar Bage service Only. The new system fas put into effect by City cowl feb. 1 in a move designed to put the refuse department on a self supporting basis. In other stars it has had to be subsidized Lum general fund. Strachan said he expects to have new nipped March 1 land by the new system St mild be in full swing. It is designed to Speed Ash collections r e d uti n g collection periods from six writs to a month. Rent Gong up says if whip Senate approval was predicted saturday for a plan to end ill rent controls in 10 months and Illow a general ten percent increase. Senator Wherry the re publican whip Toldi reporter that if this plan is approved by the banking committee i think it will carry in the the author of Ike proposal is senator Buck he is chairman of a bating subcommittee which is directed to draft rent control legislation after the full Commilles heard More than two weeks of highly conflicting testimony senator Taylor a member of the Sutor Smittee and advocate of a full ear s Extension of rent ceilings without any Gen eral increase Demtd reports that president Truman threatened to veto any Flat across the Board in crease. The Buck Propal Ifould re move All rental coi Rols from the jurisdiction of op1 and Vest enforcement in Federil courts. All new Housinger that not previously under co Lrol would be free from ceilings As would All hotel quarters. Owners of homing that was rented at the Start of this year could increase reels up to 10 per cent. If they went Bove that Fig ure they could by prosecuted in Federal courts Villi a Fine of possible. Partying Mother accused in death of two children Riverdale Alva Hoffman 22, Mother of two children burned to death Here Friday was arrested sat urday Prince Georges county police said on two charges of manslaughter involving negligent homicide. The children Sandra Kay 4, and Jean Louise 2, died when flames swept their one Story Home. Police investigation indicated the children were at Home alone at the time the Blaze started. Detective Richard a. Pearson said mrs. Hoffman told him she and some guests had gone to a tavern. Both girl As pretty As her doll nine year old Mary Elizabeth Glessner won honorable mention in the City s first annual doll contest held yesterday at the Mansfield Public Library. Mary Elizabeth is the daughter of or. And mrs. F. R. Glessner of 529 Forest Avenue. News journal staff photo by John Coe Mcnutt to visit Mac Manila unofficial sources said Way that ambassador Paul v. Mcnutt would leave by plane Fel 24 for Tokyo to discuss military base agree ments in the. Philip pirates with general Macarthy. Base negotiations still Are noding. Truman will end War Laws president plans to declare National emergency Over before july 31. Washington presi Dent Truman plans

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