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Mansfield News Journal (Newspaper) - February 19, 1947, Mansfield, OhioR a a Tref in cold tonight thursday warmer with some Snow. Mansfield news journal vol. 62, no. 349 Telephone 4251-6 Mansfield Ohio wednesday february 19, 1947 associated press United press International he news service Price five cents Urray proposes Union truce inquiry ordered into Back door liquor sales Here charge aired by suspended store clerk Mansfield store manager denies favored persons get Best brands. By Philip Greene charges that Back door sales of the Best brands of liquor have been made to favored persons at the mans Field retail liquor store will be investigated immediately Ralph Dombey assistant liquor director told the news journal today in a Telephone interview. The charges were made by Joseph Letizia Stoie employee recently a 30-Daj disciplinary suspension which he termed a political trick to oust him from his Job. I Haven t heard of any Back door sales since we be been in office but the situation will be investigated at once. We try to Stop such actions As soon As we hear of Dombey said. V nothing to it William Thull manager of the store flatly denied that cheat sales at the rear door of the establishment Nad occurred. There is absolutely nothing to he said. Letizia levelled his blast at the department and particularly at Harry e Hawley of Mansfield administrative assistant in charge of store leases and recently signed clerk of the Richland county Board of elections. W Hawley in denial. Dombey told the news journal that Letizia s suspension was or dered on a charge of intoxication while on duty. He said the sus pension was recommended by Hawley and Roy Cornell store supervisor in the Mansfield area. Later Hawley in a Telephone conversation with the Nevis Jour Nal denied that an intoxication charge was filed against Letizia Hawley said the department can give a suspension whenever it sees fit and then make its investigation and file no charges have been filed against Letizia he said he added that he did not know when a charge would be made filing of charges is a responsibility of Dom Bey Hawley asserted it s a political trick to get my Letizia said. Continued on Page 2 Hospital room rates boosted 50 cents daily new rates at general Hospital boosting charges an average of 50 cents per Day per room have been placed m effect and Are expected to get the official approval of the Hospital Board at a meeting tonight. Or. A. 0. Fonkalsrud superintendent of the Hospital said the meeting was scheduled for p. Today at the Hospital Fonkalsrud said that rates at the Hospital now Range from s6 to per Day depending upon whether the patient is paying for a single or double room or a bed in a Ward. While the All around increase amounted to 50 cents per Day one or two rooms affording special facilities were reported up the rate increase is the first in Thiee years Fonkalsrud said. The increase was necessary to meet the rising Cost of All hos Pital expenses he said. Entire operation of the 1 Ospital including salaries must come from the fees paid by patients. Our rates Are still lower than Many other hospitals of similar size and having similar equip he said. Nurses Pav was boosted several weeks ago to for regular nurses and for those having special duties these figures do not include head nurses and instructors whose pay is considerably Fonkalsrud said. Books closed on red Gripe Wash i n g t 0 n the state department put a finished business Label today on an Exchange of diplomatic notes with Russia in which Secretary Marsh All firmly rejected a soviet pro test Over remarks of undersecretary Acheson Marshall s reply to the russian Contention that remarks to a Senate committee were Slan hundreds to worship at lenten services hundreds of Man fielders will join in solemn Ash wednesday services today at 10 of the City s churches As the lenten season of six weeks of repentance and prayer opens. At an 15 a. High mass Mansfield catholics received the Blessing of Palm ashes at St. Peter s Church. Burglars loot valued at the residence of Frank Nezrick 319 fourth Avenue was ransacked goods valued at police the House Derous and 1o foreign hostile was handed minister Molotov in Moscow yesterday. It said that Acheson in telling the Senate atomic committee that Russia s foreign a ohcs is aggressive and expanding was speaking in the line of Duff the statement was not Volun leered Mai shall said. But was in response to specific questions by a member of the Senate regarding Russia s Ter tonal ambitions and How they might be developed by Possession of atomic bomb secrets. Yesterday and stolen. Nezrick told was broken into Between 2 and p m. A basement window was forced the window blinds in the residence were pulled Down and several rooms systematically ransacked. Police reported As stolen a camera valued at s50 a men s wrist watch a women s twist watch cig Aret lighter s3, Diamond ring pen and Pencil set Bracelet three baby s rings and Vari Ous tools also stolen were m pennies and a Box of chinese coins and to o w Hisky bottles upon which no value was set. Dan Haber 251 Cline Avenue reported the theft last night of a Lawnmower valued at from his garage Herschel Miller 438 Woodward Avenue told police two Hub Caps valued at were stolen from his car monday night while it was parked in a North Mulberry Street parking lot. Holy communion was observed at 7 a. M at the Grace episcopal Church followed by a 10 30 a. Service of ashes Given by the pastor Rev. Samuel u. J. Peard. Tonight the congregations of St Peters Grace episcopal St. John s evangelical and reformed and All lutheran churches will meet for Ash wednesday service and prayer. Rev Alphonse Hoffman pastor of our lady of sorrows Church North Auburn will repeat the distribution of ashes tonight at St. Peter s Church. At 8 p m Rev Peard of the Grace episcopal Church will read the Litany and speak to his congregation services at St. John s Evangeli Cal and reformed first lutheran and St. Luke s lutheran churches will begin at 7-30 p m with ser Mons by the respective pastors or. Paul h. Saleste Rev. Carveth p. Mitchell and or. Herbert s. Games. Holy communion and lenten service will be held at p. M., at St Paul s lutheran Church by Rev. Herman l. Gilbert. Rev. C a. Portz pastor of St Mark s lutheran Church will address his congregation at 7-45 p m. Quake shakes japs Light Earth quake Shook houses Over much of the kanto Plain including Tokyo and Yokohama for a few seconds late last night but there was no report of damage freight car need critical declares Reed senator Calls shortage most serious threat faced by u. S. Industry. Ins sen. Reed r., Kan declared today that the present acute shortage of freight cars is the most serious threat now facing american Industry. Reed chairman of a Senate interstate Commerce sub committee investigating the freight car crisis blamed the steel Industry for the Lack of railway equipment in which to haul materials vital to the nation s Economy. He said the answer to the problem is More freight cars. It is up to the steel Industry to Supply the steel for those cars. So far the Industry has shown too Little interest in making that steel the senator said that a round table conference has been scheduled by his subcommittee for feb. 27, at which Railroad steel and government spokesmen will be heard. Hopes for solution. Reed who pointed out that government allocations of steel expire March 31, said he is hopeful that a solution can be worked out at the coming conference. Mean time he is conducting almost daily hearings reflecting the effect of the shortage throughout the coun try. V government officials and rail Road men alike agree that there must be a tremendous boost in freight car production if Indus try is to be maintained on an keel. Col. J. Johnson director of the office of defense transportation told the Reed subcommittee the Lack of Railroad cars is More acute than it has been in the last six or seven years unless and at once heroic measures Are taken to compel new cars on our Railroad tracks this nation will be further slowed Down in its commercial and economic activities. If there is another big wheat crop this year it will be More troublesome and More unsatisfactory than the movement of the present crop losing daily. Odt officials said freight cars Are being discarded As worn out at the rate of a month. Production is estimated at a month. Thus there is a daily net loss of More than 80 cars. American users of Canadian newsprint Are particularly hard hit by the shortage Canada gave Gram movements top Box car priority because she was falling behind on Relief ship ments required by the International emergency food Council showing fhe effects of his Long ulness and operation babe Ruth appeared like this when he left the Hospital in new York for Home and a much needed sound photo China s Urra goods wasted say officials authorities charged today that 45 per cent of the Urra supplies sent 1o China were still in warehouses rusting or rotting because chinese officials failed to distribute them scarcely any Relief supplies such As food Medicine and clothing has gone to the one Urra Sam they either have be pm sold head in storage against the Day Urra observers Are honest admission. He said that the chinese quest for permission to sell Urra goods on the Black mar Ket at least has the Merit of the due on tax charge Richland count ians have until 4pm thursday to pay the remaining 5j215.070 due in real estate taxes Charles Payne county treasurer said today. He added that there will be no Exten Sion of the tax payment deadline. Yesterday s collection of 248 brought the total to As compared with the figure for the corresponding Day last Jear. The first half tax charge amounts to with payments ahead of last ear Payne said he expects most of the charge to be collected by tomorrow s deadline. Of the total half year assessment is n delinquent taxes. Monday s collections of 899 the Day 1he biggest in Payne s six cars in office he said the total tax Bill this year is higher than last Jears and 1he larg est since the Early 1930 s after tomorrow pc Aries ranging up to 10 per cent will be imposed. Death toll in red Arrow wreck reaches 25 Altoona a Heap of twisted Metal scattered Over a desolate Mountainside was All that remained today of part of the Pennsylvania Railroad s flyer the red Arrow which yesterday plunged Over ment killing 2s persons and m lung 141 others an investigation of the wreck one of the worst in Railroad his ton was stalled by the inter state Commerce commission the Penns Hama Public Utility and the Railroad five of the dead still were unidentified two of the bodies mail car. A combination baggage passenger Day coach and two sleepers were sprawled m the Gully below. A diner and two sleepers were derailed and tossed on their sides. Another Sleeper teetered half other sleepers were derailed and three cars remained on the tracks. Rescue workers forced to descend the Steep slope with the Aid of ropes used acetylene torches to reach the bodies one mangled victim was found standing on his Over the Edge of the slope. Two head wedged Between two smashed doors a member of a midget troupe Lay under a coach seat her head crushed there were numerous stones of heroism. The tracks were cleared Early last night and Oast and West bound traffic was proceeding nor you Are thoroughly familiar mangled a Conri recognition. With the constitutional system of the Passyn dead included 16 ,._. This Marshall told Molo Gers. Railway mail clerks and Lov including the separation of three members of the Powers Between the legislative and Engineer and two firemen executive branches of this govern j Manv of the injured Lay in critic ral condition at two hospitals some were expected to die cause t known. Nobody knew what caused the 14-car passenger train Enro Ute tons not involving a matter of from Detroit to new York to secrecy incompatible with the pub leave the rails As it headed into such an exception Benington curve two Niles West of the Horseshoe in the pre Dawn Dai Kness. In sleeping passengers de Sunhe Only a of bumps before the crash. The train running 50 minutes in accordance with our system an officer of the executive Bianch. Called before a committee of 1hc legislative Branch is under a duty to a Swet frankly relevant ques not lie interest did not exist Here. The action of the undersecretary therefore in answering questions frankly and in accordance with his conscience can not be described As inadmissible but was rather in line of Duff. Late. Was gaining velocity on a you characterize the Content Down Grade As it emerged from of his statement As a rude slander i the Galitzen Tunnel into the and hostile to the soviet Union. Curve. A Railroad spokesman said under our standards a restrained the Speed limit around the horse comment on a matter of Public shoe curve is 19 Mph policy is not a blander therefore. Five cars toppled into the Gully i know that on second thought with the loan Montes which will not attribute hostility to in their sides half Burrl in frankness 1 i packed Snow and roadbed fill. A honest admission that Urra supplies Are going to be used As a political from All indications. Generalis Simo Chiang Kai Shek can not beat the Urra Plo shares into swords quickly enough and now is asking supplies which directly serve the the Urra official said. Authoritative Urra sources said that China was unable to absorb the agricultural and Indus trial implements already received from Urra. This they said was one reason China requested cancellation of the agricultural and Industrial rehabilitation pro Grams machinery Large quantities of machinery and equipment Are rusting m Vari Ous parts of China one offi Cial said. China has made much of the claims that she has stepped up distribution since Urra sup plies were Cut off last year due to Lack of distribution what actually has happened is Mam mum 35 years now talks a Al Burk 82, lost his voice ?5 years Agoto Folly Nimg a train Accident. He regained it yesterday f Oll Llam ing his first ill Ness since a the mishap. Burk rela sated to was sitting in a rocking cd hair alone in his apart ment when a something just told me to try i to speak i he asserted that my was there. First i who was looked around to see his in Law. Mrs. Ada Bis sink came to visit him a few min suites later he look cited As though he had been ice just stood there. Motioning mine to a mrs Burk said. Then in a voice i did not rec of me he t have Al Surprise for you Burk in ill an Engineer for the old fit c. G. Railroad now the he that his locomotive was pulling a an extra Load of Coal up of a Steep Grade near Flushing. Of All of a he said my engine in Rifle a Tunnel. The Load had be of Fiji too Nuch. The exhaust from the stack began pour ing Back in Mlo the cab and i be Gan to smog other that was the last i after he was rescued he found that his a vocal cords had been paralysed. Burk for eight years served a Council Suasi Here. Supplies have been shunted of Shanghai to other port the out cities Only to rot elsewhere. It is conservatively estimated that 45 per cent of All Urra sup plies Are now rotting or rusting in warehouses or in open lots out of sight of Shanghai general Mew of the Pennsylvania red Arrow s wreck showing embankment Mpr which two locomotives and five cars plunged the passenger Irain left the rails on a near Altuna a. Mercury skids to 8 degrees a new cold wave struck mans Field last night plunging the Mer curve Here to eight degrees but sunny skies and the absence of Strong winds Marie the onslaught not too unpleasant Bright Sunshine brought the temperature up to 20 at noon but the Weatherman gained that the thermometer was scheduled to take another dip tonight. Some w arming up was forecast Foi tomorrow Nile noon. And Cloudy skies Mav bring Snow to the Mansfield Atea. Mansfield was the second cold est spot in the state last night Toledo won the dubious Honor with a Low of five Abou 1 he High at Hayesville vested no was 31. French push rebel forces from Hanoi colonial have occupied the Entin chinese Quarter of the City of Hanoi m indo Cha after driving out the last remnants of rebel Viet Nam forces. The hold out Viet Kames units escaped through a Tunnel leading from the chinese Quarter Bolh dead and wounded were left hindi by those who escaped the French Piess Agency said. Senator trim budget slash washing ton Senate republicans lined up today be Hind a trim Mcd Dovon 000 slash Irun president Truman s budget even if it imperils the a gop plan to Cut in come taxes 20 percent. The dec dision to abandon the reduction recommended by til he Senate House budget committee on a 22 to 19 vote at a closed of floor conference of publican Serrena tors. The out noome was not binding on individual Miro Erners but As the is sue came unit for debate today there so Cecial Little doubt the Les ser figure be adopted with almost Sohd cd Derno cratic backing. The houses Winch will vote on the question on Tornor Rou appeared certain to Suslick with the Cut. There was talk that the result Marmay be a Compromise Between the two Chambers. Senators from the publican Corm Scronce told reporters pleas by the the armed forces that the budget s plan would National Security weighed a easily in the voting. Chairman Gusev of the Senate arme Macd services committee bad declared Elih o Bis Cut would Cost the army an incl 000 of the 000 or Truman recommended other estimates had ranged o Down to is but even Trasat Nuch. War and Navy department spokesmen contended would Endon Irmmer defense needs. Burlue tons rare disease spreads Evans i Hillk pub Lic health to div that morn Hin a babies have died Imin this m the last six of Vulus Type disease no specific treatment is Knou a cigarettes held Green for Parley he requests Cio Leader tells senators he s ready to eliminate jurisdictional strikes. Up Cio president Philip Murray asked the Senate labor com Mittee today to help him and Al president William Green work out an agreement for settling jurisdictional disputes. Murray made the proposal in testimony protesting against Pend ing legislation which he said was designed to shackle organized Laboi. That statement prompted sen. Wave l Morse a Ore to ask Murray if he opposed All legislation to Correct labor abuses Morse named the jurisdictional strike As such an abuse. Murray said there was no moral justification for jurisdictional disputes which threw men out of work. He said he would offer a reasonable plan for settlement of such disputes. Have your committee Send for or. Green of the Murray suggested. Bring him Down Here and let him and me work out any agreement in your presence. I m prepared to do includes All disputes. Was asked if he meant just Between the Al and Cio. He said he meant All jurisdictional disputes including those Between affiliates of the same when sen. Allen j. Ellender a la asked Why the two labor leaders should not undertake to make an agreement without the committee Murray replied that he had tried to get together with the Al on the issues. Get Willie Green Down Here and ask him if he is prepared to sit Down with Phil Murray of the Cio Murray continued. Let s work out an agreement to Settle that right i d like to see it Morse said. Murray s proposal was made after he warned the committee that Congress would thrust the nation toward economic catastrophe if it attempted to weaken unions instead of business monopoly. The Silver haired labor Leader who is also president of the United steelworkers Union took a Dif Ferent tack than that used by Gien yesterday in his testimony before the committee. Murray concentrated his attack on current economic trends rather than a Section by Section criticism of labor Bills As made by Green. Met try House Ouinn Turc today to Risiti Uip trip state s per Pai on Iii Sancts mrs. 7i he Tinati improves gland Al Jean to up mis. Mrs Zhawa Ujj Truman old Mother o of president is getting Alon Virv Melv after Bavins in had her fractured right hip daughter. Mists Man. Jane t Tiunan. Said today. L w lil ave Here votes for vet Bonus the first 51 Mansfield members of the american veterans com Mittee who responded to a postal card poll on the question of a state Bonus for world War ii veterans voted 46 to 5 in favor of such a Bonus. Results of the poll so far were reported at a meeting of the ave last night the Qiu Stion Naire postal cards were mailed to 2uo members. Five members opposed a Bonus Igat Dloss of How financed four then desired a Bonus regard less of How thirty two Kivo cd a state Bonus financed by taxing those Best Able to pay and from state surplus a sent to state Council. The of this vote will be sent to the ave state Council so that the Ohio ave can take a stand Lor or against the Bonus. Ave also instructed its Dele Gate. To the Richland joint vet trans commission of Richland Coli it to ask that group to investigate the possibilities of of Tang the remaining county housing funds for renting and con Vert no to apartments some of the partially vacant dwellings m the county. Ter aft up said today that fac tory Rodum auction in the mid lands indu a serial heart of eng land. Pro alums Oxild he resumed monday auth try a tvo Wrout shut dented coals shortage. Orant auxiliary request. The chapter also voted to allow the ave auxiliary to meet in the Post rooms As the result of a let minis Ter from that body petitioning this favor. The meeting closed with an a peal to members to support National brotherhood week. Spokes men pointed out that the week is a keeping with the ave Credo of racial and religious tolerance
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