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Mansfield News Journal (Newspaper) - January 5, 1947, Mansfield, OhioWeather increasing cloudiness continued cold. Mansfield news journal 5" late news Best comics vol. 62, no. 304 Telephone 4251-6 Mansfield Ohio Sway january 5, 1947 full associated pm service Peice five cents Baruch resigns As member of u. N. Atomic group Bilbo senat action comes at completion of assignment resignation letter advises that u. S. Continue to make bombs. Washington a elder statesman Bernard m. Baruch completing the Job that he once said might close out his Public career resigned last night As United states member of the United nations atomic com Mission. In a letter to president Truman he said there is no reason Why the United states should not continue to make atomic bombs. Baruch expressed his View on continued manufacture of the bomb which is contrary to Russia s urgings to outlaw the weapon promptly in his letter of Resigna Tion to the president. Or. Truman accepting the resignation wrote that at first he was reluctant to let Baruch go but he finally agreed that from Here on american atomic representation at the United nations should be entered in Warren r. Austin of the Security Council. That was what Baruch proposed. U. S. Plan adopted by u. N. In resigning Baruch acted promptly after the United nations atomic commission had adopted under his constant main essentials plan As its own. The commission finished its work a few Days ago and the whole vast Issue of atomic control and disarmament moved actively into the Security Council. Austin former Republican Sena Tor from Vermont has been designated by or. Truman to be Amer ican member of the Council and is slated to be nominated to the sen ate next week. Prompt Confirma Tion is expected. There was no suggestion of any difference of opinion on any Point of atomic policy among Baruch the president Secretary of state Byrnes or other High government officials Here. All had backed Baruch s negotiations to the Hilt. Staff quits too. However Baruch was closely identified with an uncompromising continued on Page 2 Fairgrounds recreation plan studied Bernard Baruch Council finds costs going up City Council Friday will set up funds which it Hopes will be sufficient to pay the City s 1947 Bills expected to reach record proportions. Between and is expected to be Laid on the line pay for everything from Post age Stamps to fire pumpers. If the fund goes above it will be the highest in the City s history. That s the total set up last year marking a in crease Over 1945 s Bill. But High labor and material prices is making difficult the Job of estimating what the City s operating costs will be this year. Councilmen say they la just appropriate and eyeing the Money the City Al read has on the Money it Hopes to take in councilmen will try to make ends meet. A Large share of the Cash on hand is already ear marked for the Clear Fork water Supply project leaving 5600.000 to be used for general expenses. With Council s finance commit tee preparing to meet tuesday to put finishing touches on the appropriation Bill mayor Roy w. Vaughn said that its first draft should be completed tomorrow. 3 Brothers die in Hamilton fire their. Parents looked on helpless to Aid them three Little Brothers burned to death saturday in a fire that destroyed their suburban Home. The victims the Only children -6f or. And mrs. Espie p. Lairson were Larry 4, Douglas 2, and Donald five months. Fire chief Robert Harmon said the Rte other had left the House just five minutes before the Blaze was discovered. She was at her parents Home nearby. Harmon said the children apparently had been playing near the Kitchen stove. I suspect admits choking girl 9, burning body St Catharines said saturday that Sidney George Chambers had made a statement saying that he abducted nine year old Marion Rusnak dec. 23 As she walked toward Home with a toy drum Christmas pres ent for Hei her and burned her body in a fur Nace. They reported his statement came after investigators sifted ashes in the Furnace of a Canning Plant where he was Engineer. Fearful of mob violence police stationed a special guard around police Headquarters. Chambers 34, married and the father of a Small child was found new year s eve in his Gas filled dormitory room with his wrists slashed. Later in his cell he at tempted to hang himself from a bar the authorities said. Thousands of citizens took part in a widespread search for the girl after she was reported miss ing. Searchers found a Ball of Christ Mas wrappings in the Yard of the Cannery wrappings in which the child had carried Pur chases made for her Mother the drum for her 10-month-old brother Johnny and stockings for her six year old sister Cecile. A witness told police she had seen the child with a tall slim Man and had heard the Man ask what would your baby brother like for rattle per Marion agreed eagerly the wit Ness said and the pair headed to Ward the Canning Plant quarters about a Block away. Piece by piece authorities washed ashes from the Cannery boilers and found particles of charred materials which were sent to pathologists for further examination. State finances no. 1 headache for legislature by h. H. Daugherty Columbus with More than revenues at the command of the incoming legislature pm Jems of finance Are expected to furnish the chief head Atles for the 97th biennial session opening monday. Chiefly because of inflationary conditions almost division and department of government in the state Isk petted to extend its Palm for Money. Were All Given the amounts they want there probably Wou ube insufficient funds to go around. Finance officials refuse at this time to estimate the amount lat will be available for the two years appropriation period because of learns Union demand took various undetermined factors. May Cut sales tax. There is the possibility of a reduction of the three per cent sales tax to two per cent. The sales tax netted around during the last two years. Governor elect Thomas j. Herbert virtually made a Campaign pledge to recommend a one cent redaction in this tax. Such a reduction would lop off around during the Bie nmn based on the present rate of income from sales it v there also is a probability that estate will surrender some of its other Screes of Revenue to local governments municipalities and counties in order to permit them properly to finance their activities. Under Way. The state department of Taxa Tion under legislative direction now is making an analysis of the state s taxation and Revenue sys tem to determine what Revenue sources May be abandoned by the state in favor of local govern ments. Municipalities Are demand ing new Revenue sources to yield up to a year or More. But a Rural dominated Legisla Ture May be reluctant to surren Der any of the state s present Rev Enue sources to local governments. Municipalities also Are demand ing a substantial slice of the pres ent state Treasury surplus to liquidate present operating deficits and maintain solvency until new Rev Enue sources Are opened to them. The schools Are demanding in creased subsidies around 000 for the biennium. That they will be Given a substantial part of their demands is probable. Demands of state employees for salary increases of. A month would take several More millions. 15-year-old flies to . To wed sex i new York fifteen year old Isabel Mary Butwell arrived from England by plane sat urday and said she had the writ ten consent of her Mother to marry Paul Sinclair 22, of Youngs town Ohio an sex i she met at a dance in april 1944. Asked by newsmen How she knew she was in love when Only 13, the girl replied of you just miss Butwell said she became engaged to Sinclair now a steel worker in May 1945. And they had corresponded since he re turned from England in november of that year. She said she would leave immediately by train for Youngs town. Surgeon removes most of stomach Miami Edward Meadow said saturday he had re moved seven eighths of Rudy Kovarik s stomach in an operation that took three and a half hours. Kovarik 36, was stricken with a gastric Haemorrhage last Sun Day. Or. Meadows reported him in a satisfactory condition. Portal suits top billion by associated press labor s bid for retroactive por Tal to Portal pay passed the three and a Quarter billion Dollar Mark saturday. At least in new claims were filed in the courts saturday bringing to More than the amount workers have asked to Date from employ ers. Suits filed at Cleveland included Thompson products and Thomp son aircraft corp., Goodyear aircraft corp. Of a Ron Fisher body of general motors s2.864.896 e Aton manufacturing co., and Truscon steel Mansfield employees of tie Westinghouse electric coir action will learn today be contract demands to be aide by the United electric to Kadio and machine writes of America the a Erma announce in new York last night the Asci ated press reported that it timid make known today its new i tract demands on the four in or electrical companies. Delegates met yesterday in sew York. They represent the urn s members in Westin tee general electric company Fttie eral motors electrical Dixon and the Sylvania electric Conjor action. The associated press quota Union spokesman As saying no specific dollars and cents derails had yet been agreed upon lid added it seemed unlikely that lie Union would ask for an alg More specific than a subset filial wage Union officials in earlier slide ments indicated the figure Nyht be around or 29 cents in hour. Negotiations with the con ies Are expected to begin nut month. The Union pointed out the ii added that it had taken no site vote had filed no Smith Coni Illy act strike notices and Cento plated none pending disown with the companies. Union officials say the print average weekly wage of a prediction worker in the Indus Nis the four companies Gran team wage incense last year. The strike that praded that argument kept the Mas Field Plant employing More in persons Idle for 119 termination Date for the Prait Union contract with Westing Tae is april 1. Montgomery visit awaited by soviet Maru lord Montgomery left by place for Moscow saturday to mall a four Day military inspection. Montgomery was invited Moscow by marshal Stalin Tan self at the Potsdam conference july 1945, and the invitation is renewed last october by Mattel Alexander m. Vasilevsky font chief of staff of the soviet any. Moscow dispatches said lie russian press gave wide pully to the forthcoming visit. Board to seek Legal ruling on proposal plan Calls for acquisition of additional ground Rinehart chairman. Initial step were taken by the Richland county fair Board yesterday afternoon to explore the possibilities and determine the legality of a plan to open the county fair grounds for Public recreation under a joint operation with the City. The move was taken at a meet ing of the Board in the courthouse. The Board elected Lewis l. Rinehart chairman c. O. Lister vice chairman Orville Kibler Secretary and Clarence Tugend treasurer. Winehart directed that a recently named grounds committee con tact the Mansfield Public Parks commission the county prosecutor and the City solicitor to determine the legality of the suggestion for joint operation of the Fairgrounds for recreational purposes As a pub Lic Park when not in use during members of the committee Are air will chairman Charles Otott Lin and Arthur Mellick. Group of six urges plan. The suggestion that the Board open the grounds and keep the Fairgrounds at its present site by expanding northward was made by a six Man committee represent ing the Mansfield Public Parks association. The committee from the Parks association pointed out the need Park in this area of the City and indicated that such a plan would not be feasible should the Fairgrounds be moved further out of the City. The discussion from the Parks association committee were Anton Moritz and Frank Burton. Lengthy discussion. Of the Board listened the suggestion and discussed it length before deciding to explore the plan further discussion of the plan by Board members brought out possibilities of constructing additional build Ings to include a grandstand and a Large coliseum that could be used for dances and basketball tournaments. The committee from the Park association pointed out that there is obtainable at a reasonable Cost approximately 18 acres North of present Fairgrounds while a Mem Ber of the Board said that another 14 acres North of the site was also available. Resolution tabled. A Resolution to move the fair grounds to another site where room would be available had i tabled at a recent meeting. Several members present at the Logid meeting were directed by tin Chart to obtain Board members Totti Monroe Worthington and Jackson township. These Are the Only three town ships without representation on the Board Rinehart said. Board members must be members of the county agricultural society. Rinehart replaced c. S. Henry As chairman of the Board. Lewis l. Rinehart Friendly House Campaign still Short with contributions of saturday raising the Friendly House fund total to stir Short of goal Campaign workers adopted the slogan they shall not fail for the 10 Days remaining. By they was meant the thous ands of individual contributions which mean so much to the Campaign. Individual donors account for the greater part of the latest in crease in the total Paul endriss Campaign chairman said. These Are the donations we Are relying upon to put us Over the endriss urged that All persons who have not done so either mail their contributions to the Friendly House or take them to the Campaign Headquarters in the r. E. Moorhead garage. The drive ends Jan. 15. The cur rent Campaign represents the Agency s share of the building costs. Seventy per cent of the total estimated Cost of will be met by the Mansfield manufacturers through the Richland foundation. Mansfield moved into City class 90 years ago with persons by Marguerite Miller ninety years ago today City Council figuratively Laid the Cornerstone of Mansfield As a City. Meeting in special session Council passed a Resolution ask ing gov. Salmon p. Chase to declare Mansfield a City. A Cen sus taken a few Days before showed 5.121 persons within the boundaries. And so 90 years ago this coming feb. 5 the incorporation sign went up on the City Lim its and the Village moved into the Metropolis class. The event was a significant Milestone in the development of the City. But it brought no enthusiastic report from the Man. Field Herald weekly news papi the proclamation was push onto an inside Page. Page carried three lengthy edit Riili not on the growth of their Milf but on these topics shall lit Ohio canals been Gration to the d emancipation in according to Graham s Hist the War in 61 Only chech for a year or two the Grai and development of the and with the flush times Diatel succeeding the Vir Mansfield sprang Forward Vil renewed Energy and life. No period in her history tin compare in interest to that embraced Between the years 1865 and 1873, the history said. Today latest Ohio chamber of Commerce figures on Popula Tion list Mansfield As a City of seventy industries have been established. Within the next year the City s residents will probably see the completion of More than too Worth of commercial expansion. The municipal Airport is expected to Welcome its first air lilies. The gear Fork dam in the Lexington Ontario District will be Well on its Way to completion. And the City will begin Era of Progress. Britons to vote on Royal Prince London the tabloid newspaper sunday pictorial asked its millions of readers last night to answer the big question currently confronting the United kingdom should the Princess Eli Zabeth marry Prince Philip of Greece devoting the front Page of its sunday edition to the launching of a Public poll which was head lined should our future Queen wed the newspaper asked its readers to consider the ques Tion with sympathy and wis Dom and Send their views to its Royal marriage department. Above the pictorial declared. The Loyal people Over whom the Princess will one Day Rule As Queen must also be afforded the Opportunity of expressing their after the event As occurred Over an other Royal crisis in 1936, but be fore the other crisis referred to was the abdication of the now Duke of Windsor to marry Wallis Warfield Simpson. Seat mississippian accepts delay of two months southerner says hell resume fight after operation for cancer Bricker is sworn in. By Jack Bell won their fight late saturday to deny senator Bilbo a miss his seat at the opening of the new Senate and took formal control for the first time in 14 years. By consent of the ailing Bilbo the question of seat ing him was pigeonholed for at least two months pending a hearing and he headed Back South for a new cancer operation. Swiftly then after the two Day delay caused5 by the the Senate elected senator Vandenberg As pre siding officer and the rest of the gop organization Carl Loeffler Secretary and Edward Mcginnis of Chicago sergeant at arms. It notified president Truman that it is ready for business and received his Best wishes. Then it adjourned until monday when in joint session with the House it will hear the president s message on the state of the Union. With Bilbo sitting in the cloakroom democratic Leader Barkley with Bilbo sitting in the cloak room democratic Leader Barkley by outlined the agreement to the crowded chamber and packed galleries. It enabled Bilbo to draw his pay but not to take the oath for his new third term. Bricker sworn in. By unanimous c o n s e it the agreement was immediately approved by the senators. Then the swearing in of the new and re elected senators interrupted by the Bilbo fight was resumed. Only senator Baldwin r Conn had been sworn when Bilbo came up Friday in the alphabetical order and the ouster move started leading to an organized defense by southerners which the republicans branded a filibuster. With the Battle dissolved senators Brewster a me and Bricker a Ohio were sworn in by Leslie l. Biffle the demo cratic Senate Secretary who was presiding and others followed. With a tensely dramatic state ment that a Man s life is More important than a seat in the United states Senate or any other Barkley won permission to delay action on Bilbo for six weeks or two months until doctors certify he can return to Washington. First Victory for gop. The resulting agreement marked the first Victory of the 80th con gop wins Praise for Bilbo fight Edgar g. Brown director of the National negro Council later issued a statement last night in which he said the Republican party re serves the fullest Praise and gratitude of the negroes of the United states for carrying through courageously and unanimously the fight to Stop senator Bilbo at the door of the Gress for the republicans. They had insisted that the mississippian not be seated among them while the Senate considers charges that Bilbo misused his office for personal gain in Ings with War contractors and Vio lated Federal statutes by prevent ing negroes from voting. By the action they gained their Point at least temporarily. Bilbo described by or. George w. Calver the Capitol physician As suffering from a cancerous ail ment told a reporter immediately after the Senate acted that he is not giving up his fight for a seat. If i live i la be Back Here with my fighting clothes Bilbo declared. I m trying to save my life. The continued on Page s senators seek Quick action of labor Bill proposals to investigate first Senate republicans decided saturday to push a revised Case labor Bill to speedy passage. Their far reaching decision made in formal conference rejected in Advance one thing president Truman May urge in his annual careful labor study before any action. The republicans adopted general strategy 1. They will go ahead fast with slightly revised version of the Miami s sunday papers delayed Miami Fla. Pressman had not reported for duty at the Miami Herald and Miami daily news last night and Early Sun Day editions of the two big news papers were delayed. Editorial and mechanical work ers were handling news copy in the usual Way but the big presses were Idle. The newspapers and the Union have held recent negotiations concerning a new con tract. Negotiations futile los Angeles a negotiation meeting Between grocery clerks Union representatives and Chain store employers failed to bring agreement last night on wages that might end a strike which has closed about los Angeles food stores. A Case Bill which Congress adopted last year but which or. Truman vetoed. 2. They will then give More careful consideration to other proposals such As changing the wag Ner act outlawing the closed shop and dealing with serious strikes. Decisions not binding. These decisions did not bind any senator. They Only set the Gen eral strategy. Senator Millikin chairman of the Republican Senate conference told re porters the revised Case Bill will be a commencing this measure has been prepared by Republican senator Ball Taft Ohio and h. Alex Ander Smith no. It will be introduced under their names. Those three As a labor subcommittee of the Senate Republican steering committee r e c o m mended the strategy approved saturday. They proposed Only a Brief hearing on the Bill. Since the sen ate and House passed the Case Bill six months ago and now have swung to Republican control speedy passage is Likely. Objects of Bill. Here is what the Bill is designed to do create a Federal mediation Board with Power to delay any strike 60 Days by intervening m the dispute require unions to publish an Nual financial reports prevent strikes for organizing purposes jurisdictional strikes and strikes to Force a company not to do business with another company outlaw unions of supervisory employees make it easier to sue a Union for damages in Case of a broken con tract. Most of these provisions were in the Case Bill. The requirement of financial reports is the main new provision. Case works too. Rep. Case himself is working on a revision of his own measure. He said he is approach ing it a Little differently and expanding it a he expects to introduce it next week. Senator Wagner who sponsored the Wagner act in 1935, announced he will introduce a Bill for a stronger mediation service inside the labor department his statement said anti labor proposals threaten a reactionary clergymen View congregations has Church attendance gone up or Down since the end of the War you will find the answer in a Story on Page three of today s news journal. Protestant ministers a Catho Lic priest and rabbi Ottar their views

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