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Mansfield News Journal (Newspaper) - January 1, 1947, Mansfield, OhioConsiderable Doud new and quite cold today. Mansfield news journal vol. 62, no. 300 Telephone 4251-6 Mansfield Ohio wednesday january 1, 1947 associated press United press International news service five tents Riv cd Happy quite a difference Between Jan. 1, 1946, and Jan. 1, 1947, As far As these youngsters Are concerned. One year ago today they made their Entrance into the world at general Hospital As tiny infants without much enthusiasm for anything except feeding time and a Good warm crib. Today their first birthday they Able to sit up and eat a bite their first birthday cakes. It s been a growing inquiring learning year for All three. At the left Constance Diane Conway daughter . And mrs. William Conway 201 Miller Street the no. 1 baby born at the Hospital a year ago today is just about to grab the Candle her first birthday cake. In the Middle Gary Lumc eely son . And mrs. William Mcneely 5 King Street looks As if he might be singing his woolly toy to Bye Bye the dignified Little miss at the right Betty Joan Graf daughter . And mrs John Graf 392 third Avenue gives the a Glamour look As she shows him her Mickey mouse. And in the inset second from left James Ernest Zirkel son . And mrs. William Zirkel West Longview Avenue adds his Happy smile in expectation a first birthday present. No picture the fifth new Day baby child . And mrs. Robert Charles 99 Marion Avenue was available. Famed Indiana coach to talk at Grid dinner to Mcmillin accepts invitation to speak at Jan. 13 banquet honouring Foo Tea 11 rain Sand Tyge is. Nugent to Mcmillin colourful football coach at step into the Mansfield athletic for to the Salty Dean Western conference football mentors accepted last night an invitation be the Guit speaker at tie eleventh annual news journal Gridiron ban Quet at coliseum Fred Tharp Dor ties and general chairman the. Fete announced games undefeated to win the big ten championship for Indiana University for the first time in 46 years Competition. To s 1945 team led by such stars As George Taliaferro and Pete Pihos was the first undefeated team in the school s football annals. One nation s Best. Recognized As one the coun try a Foremost football coaches Mcmillin is kept the go from december to june the soup and fish circuit. His after Din Ner speeches Are among the Best in 1945 he was chosen the coach the year by a vote the coun try s collegiate football mentors and Man the year by the nation s football writers. He led the College All stars to a 26-18 Vic tory Over the Washington red skins in 1938 and has served the All Star coaching staff three different occasions. Indiana s final capture the conference Grid title and its arrival As a big ten football Power is the result Long work Mcmillin s part since he went to . As head football coach in 1934. The hoosiers football fortunes had sunk to an All time Low by that season and the Way this smiling texan has brought the hoosiers up the Gridiron May be seen in the fact that in his 12 years at . He has won More big ten games 28 than the hoosiers had been Able to win in the 34 years before he arrived coaching record at Indiana now stands at 52 wins 42 losses and 10 ties. Ail american at Center. Mcmillin won All american Hon ors at Centre College Danville ky., where he Quarter backed the famed praying colonels who won National acclaim by defeating Harvard s Grid colossus 6-0, to s 35-Yard touchdown run. To prepped at Forth Worth Texas where he played football All through Grade and High school. After a season pro football Mcmillin started his coaching career at Centenary College Shreveport la. After three years there he went to Geneva College Beaver Falls a. His record at these two schools shows 49 Victor ies one tie and Only eight losses. After three seasons at Geneva he went to Kansas state for six years before receiving the Call to Indiana. To s 24-year coaching record is 133 victories 71 defeats and 12 ties. Pay St it filed a Portal to Portal pay suit for was filed in Federal court tuesday against the Hoover company. North Canton o., in behalf employees represented by the Cio electrical workers Union. To m Millev m Arthur Heads naval forces Tokyo general Doug Las Macarthur assumed command naval forces in Japan the Philippines the Yukus and the Marianas at Midnight last night in line with president Truman s directive calling for Unity com Mand Over far Flung american forces overseas. Macarthur s new command consists ground air and naval forces in Japan Korea the Philip Pines the Ryukyu the Marianas the boning and the Volcano is lands. President Truman s directive designated Macarthur As com Mander in chief in the far East a major change is the detach ment from Macarthur s command All american armed forces in the mid Pacific and the South West Pacific including the hawaiian Caroline Palau Marshall and Gilbert Island groups. Macarthur said that the organization does not affect the office the supreme commander for the Allied Powers tax take drops 3v2c per drink signal tax computers sharpened their pencils after the hostilities end proclamation and came up with an estimate that come july 1, the tax a drink whiskey will drop about three and a half cents. As near As they could figure it he government now gets about 10 ends for every drink liquor a Ellow takes. This will drop to let Ween six and seven cents uly 1. Commissioners ready to act to project Board welcomes approval by spa May vote thursday to request bids. County commissioners yesterday greeted with enthusiasm the civilian production administration s approval the proposed new 49-bed county Tutor Culosio Sanatorium and said immediate action would be taken to get the program started. Commissioner John w Selby said just what we be been ing and c. L. Shoup chair Man declared he would propose to his colleagues tomorrow morn ing that advertising for contractors bids the project be started. Waited 2 months. The county had been waiting for spa s construction permit for two months and before that had encountered delays nearly a year in completion the plans and receipt approval from the state department health. Although bids May be obtained Only after Legal Advertis ing is completed architect h. S. Jones surveyed some time ago the construction Field and found that most contractors were reluctant to commit them selves a project tied to a definite Cost figure. But even if we can t get bids close enough to the amount our available funds advertising should bring in some offers and we can judge from them How much More Money will be need Shoup said yesterday. Originally scheduled to be a project in accordance with Bonds in that amount authorized by the voters in novem Ber 1945, the Sanatorium today is expected to Cost at least because zooming construction and labor costs. The commissioners have issued none the Bonds approved by the voters. The spa s approval contained provisions that construction begin within 60 Days Aid the project be completed within a year. Gaiety Marks City s Welcome to new year maybe just a bit relieved that troublesome 1946 has slipped into history Man fielders last night welcomed 1947 with a gaiety unseen in the City in Many a year. Dress suits Long in Moth balls got a Good dousing confetti As a Horn blowing paper hatted crowd kept things Lively in downtown night spots and club rooms., this sort revelry was rivalled by the hundreds who watched the old year out around Friendly Bridge games at Home. For members fraternal organizations the new year s Cele bration will continue this after Chiang signs China s new changes go into Force today after banking piping China began 1947 today with a new Constitution patterned in part after that the United amidst anti american manifestations both in the government and communist zones the civil War torn nation. Generalissimo Chiang Kai Shek signed the decree pro Mal ceremony in banking then proposed a Toast to what he termed China s first Republican document. But in new year s messages broadcast from Yean the communists top political and Mili tary figures lambasted it As allegedly protecting Chiang s Dic students demonstrate. Anti american sentiments took the form a noisy student demonstration in government areas and broadcast statements in the communist entering american Aid to Chiang and the continued presence u. S. Military forces. There seemed Little question Fiat the parades were urged by leftist elements among Stu dents. Communists denied Foster no the events but obviously were not displeased. Ii a demands in control a bomb Lake Success n. The United states yesterday called United nations action atomic control As the first step in court test asked Washington the National labor relations Board yesterday directed the Jones and Laughlin steel corporation to bar gain with John l. Lewis supervisory workers Union for its mine i son in a Surprise move which col Oremen and moved immediately. For a test its decision in the supreme court. The general arms reduction pro Gram recommended by the general Assembly. The american proposal was Laid before the Security Council by u. S. Delegate Herschel v. John lived head with a russian de Mand for immediate action the whole arms question. Noon with open houses at the masonic Mystic club the Ameri can legion disabled american theft los Lodge dances Frozen due to a civilian manpower shortage the Bast five years dotted the festivities at the elks Lodge american legion Baku Grotto sons her Man and sons Italy. Scores the City s residents attended new year s services and parties at the half dozen churches that scheduled watch night affairs. Hopeful that the new year will bring a Bountiful Blessing peace and Good will among the nations the world congregations assembled at the Mayflower congregational Grace gospel first Church god Mansfield gospel Center and at the it. Calvary Baptist churches. Undoubtedly. A few Man fielders will still hear the Midnight Bells this morning As they reached for the ice pack and aspirin. Just As Many Clear eyed ones will look a Hearty breakfast squarely in the Eye. From the liquor store spokesmen a Quantity spirits were consumed right in the Ole Homestead dealers their Cash registers rang constantly from 11 a. To the 7 p. Closing time yesterday while customers lined up outside the door for their rations. For the most part the hilarity did t Start until around 9 p. And even later As second shift workers at Industrial plants left their benches and tools for the merry making. By Midnight the bedlam broke Loose As those folks who did t Wade too deeply were still their feet to wish every one a Happy new Hunting Accident fatal p. Weekes 57, vice president in charge Export sales for the Hercules motor corporation Canton died in a Hospital yester Day following an j Weekes was wounded during a Fox Hunt last saturday when he tripped Over a Railroad track and a full charge from a Shotgun entered the calf his leg. Brown hits race gop floor Leader decision virtual assures rep. Halleck Indiana Clarence j. Broi Ohio with Drew tuesday pm. The race for the Republican Tor leadership the new House Brown s action Whie i he said was taken beae the need for Harmony a dlr other reasons which will Benn apparent left rep. Hallec cof in a Diana virtually aspired the majority leadership in a formal Stitt ment he declined t amply. Brown said for weeks my republicans including a subs tial number my colleagues he urged i be a candidate for majority Lead. Or. My consisted reply has been that i believed be position was one which Shoul seek the Man. And for which Noii Riltia should be a candidate h the Ordinary sense the Wool instead i suggested that Cepican legislative leaders sit Down in a spirit Friendship and a Moony and select As majority Lead tile person Best qualified to sen the party and the nation at the critical time. I further Sta that if i should be chosen for to important task my services Toifl be available. However my Suges Tjon has been ignored and a liter i Mitra party fight has been eloping. I have made Campaign for the majority Leate hip nor have i asked any in Hugl to support me for the Post because the need for Harmon and for other reasons which wiil Becore apparent later i am ailing Friendly colleagues who tote offered their support not to Stait name vote for me Lithe Republican caucus to be thursday Jan. 2nd." Truman action cuts tax Bill Over billion White House hostility end Bombshell sweeps away Many top War Powers selective service unchanged. By Sterling f. Green Truman sprang a major new year s eve Surprise by yielding Many tha government s War action which Means a tax Cut and scrapping the biggest strike control weapon. The White House Bombshell took the form a Procla Nav Tion which declared that hostilities world War a ceased As noon tuesday. The result this Legal recognition that the shooting was Over meant that 33 others Are doomed to die next june 3p, later. About a year will fake camera be shoots woman near subway catlett1ws movement atty. John l. It Lett Richland county s reprise Active to the Ohio legislature Vas reported showing satisfy Caldy improvement last night at genial Hospital. He was stricken Monsiv night the eve his 32nd ii Day. His physician Aid it had been definitely de terms that Catlett suffered a Cerell Hernor Hage but that it woulds about a before it would be known How rapid his recover Pool be. Whoopee great time. was it by associated press millions americans reflect ing a general attitude never mind the held the gayest and most expensive new year s eve Celebration in history while the final hours 1946 waned toward the explosive Midnight Climax. Merry makers crowded the Urban centers jamming restau rants night clubs and bars pay ing High prices and stiff cover charges in a noisy revel Fea tured by the popping corks arid helped along by the Rustle Good Green currency. As usual new York City with its Plush clubs and Mammoth entertainment business had one the biggest some the steepest prices. The charge in night clubs was s5 to per person and liquor was extra. The cover Tab was correspondingly High in other places. For instance it averaged s15 in Chicago and one Gold coast spot charged an Eye opening s100. But All was not frivolity. Many thousands the More serious attended watch night services in churches through out the nation As the new year was born. President Truman saying that this nation and its allies had won the War with god s chose the year s end to Issue a proclamation terminating the period hostilities and paving the Way for the end Many extraordinary wartime government Powers. Times Square Hub new York s annual Blowout had its usual immense crowd. There were patrolmen and detectives assigned there and 190 firemen to various night clubs in the City. Store windows in the times Square area were prudently boarded up. Historic old Philadelphia s official City Welcome was marked by the ringing the Pound Bell in the Tower in dependence Hall celebrating 171 Yeai a this nation s Independence. Merry makers the bring your own bottle school thought often found liquor prices Down. Scotch had been slashed York Rye is to s3 a bottle tin new and bonded Bonbon was Down As As 52 washingtonian based War burdens we Gay. Government Empl Oju had new year s Day off and made the most the pm clubs looked to the est night the year and gel top prices about is 2 for diner and danc ing. At Seattle to Washington state liquor control Board decided not to enforce a state Law requiring that 1 drinking be done sitting Dot Hollywood nig club owners voiced a View Tjit also expressed in other enters when they said they thigh t this year s eve cel elation marked the end an was Jiconey Era. Victim s husband sought in wierd murder plot. New York new year s eve crowds hurrying t h g h times Square subway Static Al noticed a woman Point a gaily wrapped Christmas package at mrs. Olga Rocco 28, a who had just alighted from a train from Brook Lyn. Suddenly there was the sound a gunshot and mrs. Rocco fell critically wounded. Police grabbed mrs. Pearl Lusk 19, who still held the package. She told them she believed she was taking a picture mrs. Roc co with a hidden camera. Instead the Gay package concealed a sawed off Shotgun and the device miss Lusk thought was a shutter release was a trigger. Three hours later police said she identified mrs. Rocco s estranged husband As the Man who posing As an insurance investigator gave her the package and employed her to take the picture. She made the identity from a picture police said. Police sent out an alarm for alfresco Rooco 30, saying they Xvan cd to question him about to Day s shooting and previous shooting less than two months ago when mrs. Rooco was slightly wounded with a .45 Caliper pistol. Police reconstructed this sequence events leading up to the shooting. Miss Lusk was hired several weeks ago by a Man who posed As an insurance investigator and told her mrs. Rocco s picture was wanted As part an investigation into a jewel Case. On several occasions he gave her a parcel sup Posedly containing a camera. He met her yesterday morning and gave her the package wrapped in Christmas paper with instructions to get a Good photograph. Miss Lusk went to Brooklyn and came Back to Manhattan the same train with mrs. Rocco. Alighting at. Times Square she was Only about five Steps away when she pulled what she thought was the camera shutter release. The wounded woman was taken to Roosevelt Hospital. Later miss Lusk was taken there. She was quoted by police As telling mrs. Rocco i m awfully sorry i shot you. I thought i was just taking your nation s till six months con Gress legislates the lowering emergency excise taxes liquor night clubs jew Elry and other items. The rates will go Back to pre War Levels. The government s Power to seize strike bound plants to get them going again died. No private Plant May be seized henceforth under the Smith Connally act and in six months the Coal mines must be returned to their whether a wage contract 13 reached not. Further Legisla Tion is governments programs to support the Price Farmers receive for Many products will lapse at the end 1948. Had . Truman waited another Day to Issue his Procla mation these programs would have run throughout 1949. The move caught most tha capital by Surprise. It sent fed eral officials scurrying to Law books to recheck their Powers. Republicans pleased. One Republican rep. Dondero Michigan voiced a common action from members the de control minded 80th Congress about to Convene the president seems to be put Ting in our program by proclamation without waiting for Legisla senator Taft r., a Lead ing gop presidential aspirant declared it a great pleasure to see the president carrying out his idea cooperation with Congress and putting into effect a Plank for which we contended in the elec. actually . Truman continued Page 2 frigid Holiday Likely in City it s going to be a pretty Snappy new year in Mansfield and most parts the country the weather Man warned last night. The Mercury was the Way Down last night dropping to 16 above at 7 p. M., a seven degree decline in three hours. The Weatherman had a word for kid too. He d better Wear a fur lined diaper everywhere except Florida the Gulf states Ari Zona and the Pacific coast the forecaster said. While Mansfield celebrated Green new year s eve most the country had a Little Snow to decorate the scene. Most the country was covered by a coid air mass reaching from the Rockies to the Atlantic coast and even dipping into some normally Balmy areas. Ine spa Perr newspaper

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