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Mansfield News Journal (Newspaper) - January 7, 1947, Mansfield, OhioSo Mety weather probable rain tonight. Wednesday Cloudy with Snow flurries. Mansfield news journal vol. 62, no. 306 Telephone 4251-6 Mansfield Ohio tuesday Janu Alvy 7, 1947 associated press United Frem International news service Price five cents gop seeks cure for labor ills school Heads receive pay increases Board sets up new salary schedule for principals substitute teachers. Principals of Mansfield pub Lic schools were granted annual pay increases last night under a new salary schedule set up by the Board of education. The salary boosts Are in line with increases granted last month to teachers in the City system. The Board is still working on a sched ule for the school custodians who have asked increases averaging a month. Covers 5 years. The s500 increases Are effective immediately. The schedule Cov ering a five year period also sets up additional increases of to s200 during the 1947-48 term and More during the final three years of the schedule for a few of the principals. The additional in creases will bring principals up to the maximum As they qualify for More pay. Principals this year will receive from to de pending upon their experience education and the responsibility involved in their jobs. By 1951, the salary Range will be from to provided the same principals Are holding the posts. Here Are the principals Salar ies for the current school year and the 1950-51 term final year the schedule is in effect Glenn Rohleder senior High and g. W. Harmony Johnny Appleseed Junior High Asua John Simpson Junior High and e. W. Kissel Bowman school and c. C. Secrist Brinkerhoff school and miss Lena Heirn Bushnell school and Dean Rex Carpenter school and Hedges school miss Irma Manitzer is principal in charge and O. Hart Mann Newman school and g. W. Taylor Prospect school and w. W. Blauser West fifth school and Jesse Clark Western Avenue school and c. A. Divelbiss Woodland school and boost granted. On the recommendation of supt. Of schools w. L. Miller the Board boosted the pay for substitute teachers who Are on a Day by Day basis from to a Day. Supt. Miller said it has become almost impossible if hire substitute teachers for a half Day or a Day because of the Small amount they have left after income tax is deducted. Marshall raps chinese reds Washington ins Gen. George c. Marshall today blamed communist and nationalist extremists for the hopelessness of his efforts to achieve a unified and democratic government in China. The state department issued Marshall s vigorous statement As the general president Truman s bring peace to strife torn China flew homeward from banking for consultations with the chief executive and Secretary of state Brynes. Although the statement did not make it definite that Marshall was abandoning his attempt to bring peace to strike torn China the tone of the document indicated acknowledgement of failure. Marshall excoriated both the communists and the extremist elements in the Kuomintang the party controlling the nationalist government in his account of his Mission. The general declared sincere efforts to achieve settlement have been frustrated time and again by extremist elements of both who s to of course you know he s nation s outstanding Grid speaker and you la hear him at news journal Grid banquet coliseum. Jan. 13. P. M. Tickets on Sale at Tawse phar Macy Brown s drug store City news Sutler a senior and Madison a Ijeh schools office City operating costs May top million in 47 an appropriation totalling More than highest in the City s history has been requested by various City departments for operating expenses this year mayor Roy w. Vaughn revealed today. The requests top last year s appropriation Bill by some tonight the appropriation Bill s first draft goes to Council s finance Westinghouse unions Call pay meeting locals expected to discuss salary request sunday. Cio electrical Union officials in Mansfield said today they expected to Call a general membership meeting next sunday to formulate a wage increase quest to be submitted later to Westinghouse. The meeting is expected to be held at the Cio Council rooms South Park Street at p. M. Sunday Joseph t. Hawkins local 711. President said. A contract plan will be worked out at the meeting and will be presented to a larger assemblage of Union members later Hawkins said. It is expected that the meet ing for making a decision on the proposed contract will be called for Jan. 19, Hawkins said. Labor contracts must be drafted by All locals and forwarded to the International Headquarters where they will be prese Teji to the six major electrical manufacturing companies sometime Early next month Union spokes men said. While local Union officials have mentioned no amount in their discussion of pay request hikes the figure is expected to be be tween 27% and 29 cents an hour. Committee and then on Friday it will be considered by Council As a whole. Both groups usually whittle something from the total Bill. Major causes for the higher be traced directly to High costs of labor materials and the fact that the City is equipment poor and must replenish its Supply this year officials said. Vaughn pointed to wage boosts Given City employees last year As one of the main reasons for the record Bill. Needs cars trucks. He said too that during the War the City was unable to buy needed equipment including numerous autos and trucks and is setting up Money for that purpose this year. Other major reasons for the record Bill Are a proposed vamping of the City building s third floor to permit relocation of municipal court rooms and construction of a fifth fire Sta Tion. Both projects Are scheduled for this year he said. In addition the appropriation for the City s garbage department is being considered for a increase. This is to eliminate the need for subsidizing that fund from the general fund the mayor in studies atom control Lake Success n. The United nations Security coun cil will meet at 3 p. M. Today to begin the momentous task of Safe guarding world Pace through atom control and1 disarmament. Members of the eleven nation delegations were modestly optimistic but cognizant at the same time of the Long and no doubt Stormy Road ahead to gain either goal. The initial 1947 session presided Over by australian representative Norman j. O. Makin already bears on its Agenda the makings of a controversial Issue. The United states and soviet Russia have submitted resolutions com Peting with each other for priority. Diplomatic observers predicted the first test of the reconstituted Council will be the decision whether the atomic Energy commission s report on veto less control and inspection of discussed before Gen eral disarmament. The United states demanded priority for atomic discussions in a Resolution formally placed be fore the Council today while rus Sia moved ten Days ago that an eleven member commission be established to report on a blueprint for disarmament Days. Within ninety officials of the United nations at Lake Success said the crowded Agenda for this afternoon s meeting might delay decision on that vital Point until the next meeting of the Council. Third victim Dies death of Jay mover 58. Brought to three today the number of persons killed when a bus hit a wads Worth after a tire few out. Moyer of Wadsworth died in a hos Pital Here late yesterday. Said. Funds listed for the lion s share of the increase include Street pair fund upped fire department and the City building fund raised some other funds and their proposed boasts Are parking meter police fire Levy Parks and sanitary sewer the Bill s first draft includes these major appropriations for the fire department police department Parks City building Street repair Street Light ing Down and Public health All parts of the general fund. Other major funds and their proposed appropriations include water garbage parking meters sanitary sewers and fire Levy special Street repair funds Are listed for appropriations totalling More than to put funds set up for repair above the Mark. Army drives to hold men Washington Brig. Gen. B. M. Fitch Deputy recruit ing chief disclosed today that the army launched a drive for enlistment before next july of 15 per cent of the volunteers serving Short terms. Fitch revealed this stepped up recruiting Effort in the face of a Call by president Truman for Extension of the draft act because of insufficient numbers of Volun Teers to keep the army up to required strength. The general said that about Short term soldiers be come eligible for discharge Dur ing the ten months ending next july 31. He pointed out that of the first million volunteers who signed up nearly half were recruited for terms under three years. Two slavs sentenced Yugo slavs formerly employed by the american embassy Here were sentenced to death for allegedly sell ing military information to embassy attaches it was announced by the serbian supreme court to Day. Bible Story of widow has counterpart Here and there came a certain poor widow and she threw in two mites which make a Farthing. And he railed unto him his disciples. A unto them. Verily i Sav you. That this poor widow Hast cast More in. Than All they which have cast into the Treasury for All they did cast in of their abundance but she of her want did cast in All that she had. Even All her this widow whose Story is told in the chapter of Mark verses 42 to 44. Has a counterpart in Mansfield. The Story of her contribution to the Friendly House building fund is told by Russell Gimbel director of the settlement House a few Days ago we received a letter containing a note and a so Bill. The note stated that the giver wished she had More to give and was interested in the work of the Friendly House. We found out that the Wom an can t afford to give s5 that she s a widow close to 80 years old and at the present time is receiving financial help from her Church. Evidently she saved the s5 from the Little income she has. It s the most poignant Case we be had where an individual has Given beyond their Means to a cause they to help Bill proposes appropriation Ohio legislature swings into action on state expenses Bonus payment. Bulletin Columbus up the Senate finance commit tee today amended the Par tial appropriation Bill to provide that counties allo cations of sales tax funds shall be distributed by their budget commissions to sub divisions on the basis of need. Skating under Man Winter May be hard on a twists but he and the Park department Here made a Friend of Mansfield skating enthusiasts. Since the lights were turned on at Liberty and North Lake Parks increasingly Large crowds have enjoyed the Winter sport. Two of the scores who skated under the lights at Liberty Park last night were Eileen Mcbride 160 Michigan Avenue and Gene Wert 397 Lincoln journal staff photo by Bill Graham Columbus newly organized Ohio Legisla Ture swung into action today on a appropriation to run the state govern ment for six months and pre pared to receive a proposal for immediate payment of a Soldier Bonus. The partial appropriation Meas 1 ure calling for 30 per cent More Money than a similar Bill two j years ago was headed for enact 1 ment this week so state employees could be paid their present Sal Aries on time. It was introduced in the Senate last night by sen. Albert l. Daniels r., Greenfield and referred to committee. Sen. Robert a. Pollock r., Canton said he would submit a Resolution today calling for a popular referendum on the Bonus proposition. Gov. Frank j. Lausche in a Mes Sage yesterday to the opening ses Sion of the 97th general Assembly court asked to name to building Board further Steps in construction of the county s proposed new 49-bed tuberculosis Sanatorium were taken today after county com missioners asked common pleas judge g. E. Kalbfleisch to appoint a building commission. As required by Law a commission of four members must be appointed to supervise Tion of the Hospital. Judge Kalbfleisch who said he has three applicants for positions on the commission said he expected to name the four members within two Days. Under Law not More than two of the commissioners May be of the same political party. The judge also has authority to set the commissioners compensation their total remuneration not to exceed two and one half percent of the taxes received for the project. More funds needed. What the compensation will be was not immediately Clear today because of the reported need for More Money than the approved by the voters in a Bond is sue in november 1945. County commissioners feel cer Tain that at least another will be needed. A total of 000 was the Fig tire they placed in their application for a building permit from the civilian production administration. Delayed for More than a year the project gained momentum again last week when the commissioners advertised for bids from contractors. Deadline for receipt bids is noon feb. 11. Snow to give Way to rain this morning s snowstorm which came in like a lion meekly withdrew in Lamb like fashion be fore noon. Moreover the Weatherman predicted rising temperatures would bring rain later today with mild conditions to continue through to Morrow. City and county highways were Clearing by noon although Early this morning state county and City equipment was called out to cinder Slick pavements. Snow was general throughout Ohio Early today with More than an Inch Here and two. Inches n Cleveland. The Low this morning at Hayesville was 20. With the High last night Only 24. Precipitation yesterday was .01 inches. Temperatures throughout the nation were comparatively mild and within a narrow Range. The coldest spot in the country at Bis Marck. N. D., was Only five de Grees under the Low at Hayesville while Bismarck s High of 36 was 12 degrees warmer than at Hayes Vine. Union Renews plea for of a local 711, a Erma today renewed a plea to its members to support the Friendly House build ing Campaign. The Appeal came As total contributions reached 793. Only eight Days remain in the drive for i know of nothing in mans Field More worthy than the Friendly House and we would like to see the drive go Over the top 100 per said Joseph t. Hawkins Union president. The company has put pledge cards at most of the entrances to the Plant and any amount that feel they can give will be appreciated and will Aid in making the drive a Paul endriss general Campaign chairman pointed out that contributions must average More than a Day in order to attain the goal. Seventy per cent of the total building Cost will be borne by Mansfield business through the Richland foundation if the is raised. Mansfield Hermit s club led the latest list of contributors. It boosted its total contributions to the ladies auxiliary to the Alfred i. Harrington vow Post no. 3494 contributed js50 mid Ohio amusement co monday study club Newman school Mother s club and Widner motor sales endriss urged again that individuals upon whom so much de pends As to the ultimate Success of the mail their contributions to the Friendly House or deliver them to Campaign head quarters at the E. Moorehead garage. Park Avenue West. It s Christmas today in Russia of orthodox christians throughout the soviet Union celebrated the traditional russian Christmas to Day following an eve of prayer during which crowds of the Faith Ful thronged the Cathedral of the resurrection while Alexei. Patri Arch of Moscow and All Russia led devotional services. Many other churches through out the soviet Union conducted similar services to Herald the russian i Julide. Which is celebrated hero on Jan. 7. In Accord Ance with the Eastern Church Calendar. Wife s if list chills Hubby s love Atlantic City n. Captain Barnard l. Goodard said in a suit for divorce yesterday that his wife did t exactly desert him. But she put too Many ifs into the conditions under which she would join him at his army Post following his return from overseas. He listed them As 1 if he provided a House 2 if he had it furnished 3 if he got her a five Day per week Job 4 if he provided the car and 5 if he let her use the car alone on week ends with no questions asked. Advisory master Linwood Erickson of chancery court recommended a divorce. Steel workers ready to seek wage increase 1947 contract negotiations will open Jan. 16. Pittsburgh the do United steel workers will demand a substantial wage increase a guaranteed annual wage social insurance Portal to Portal pay and a Union shop when negotiations for a 1947 contract Are opened with the United states steel corp., Jan. 16. The contract negotiations with big steel was expected to set a pattern for the rest of the Basic steel Industry and also May determine whether the Union is to get a second round of wage increases. The Union demands were made Public last night when u. S. Steel urged immediate payment of a that it would begin negotiations next week. The demands now being worked out by the Union executive Board headed by Cio president Philip Murray will be completed thurs Day. Plans strike notices. Murray said strike notices would be filed against u. S. Steel and 60 other Basic steel producers on Jan. 15, 30 Days before the pres ent contracts expire feb. 15. The strike notices Are a mechanical measure to avoid violation of the Smith Connally anti strike Law in Case a walkout becomes necessary Murray explained. The Union made no specific pay increases in its demands indicating that it expected the Industry to name the amount. However an indication of what the Union expects was contained in the Nathan report prepared for the Cio. It said the Industry could Grant a 21 to 25 per cent wage increase without boosting steel prices. Both Industry and labor leaders Here believe a new contract can be reached without a strike. They Point out that with the scrapping of opa controls Industry can boost prices to make up for wage increases while unions will Hesi Tate to strike because of the risk of repressive last year steel workers went on strike for 27 Days before they won an wage increase. Cash Bonus financed without new taxes by issuing Bonds to be tired in 25 years. The governor asserted current revenues were adequate to meet All the state s obligations for the next two years and asked use of the present Treasury surplus for capital improvements Only. 10-Pflint program. His recommendations were contained in a ten Point program submitted As his last message to the legislature before turning Over his office to Thomas j. Herbert next monday. Herbert said the amount pro posed for operating the state government the first half year was about the same As for the last six months. The biennium appropriation Bill will be enacted later in the ses Sion probably in june or july. The six month appropriation would provide for Aid for the aged for school finance for Sal Ary and wage adjustment and for local governments. The six state universities would get Ohio state Ohio University Kent state Miami Bowling Green and Wilberforce the Senate in organizing elected sen. Frank e Whittemore r., Akron president pro tem and majority Leader and Thomas e. Bateman of Columbus As clerk for his ninth term the last five of them consecutive. C. William o Neill r., Mari Etta was elected speaker of the House and rep. Paul l. Mccormick r., Huntsville speaker pro tem and majority floor Leader. Car guess of Carrollton was named clerk. The 16 House democrats presented the name of rep. John f. Can Well of Young Stoxen for minor Ity floor Leader and he was elected. Senate democrats still were without a minority floor Leader. Centenarian Dies pm Lissa Hall 100. One of the few centenarians in Ashtabula county died yesterday at Kingsville. Grid banquet guests to eat Swiss Steak a Good substantial meal will be served at the Lith annual news journal football banquet at the North Lake Park coliseum. Jan. 13, de Suiter chairman of the banquet committee announced to Day. The menu will include Swiss Steak Escal loped potatoes Harv Ard beets toss salad chocolate cake Rolls butter and Coffee. It will be served steaming hot from roasters. Tickets Are available at City news Brown s drug store news journal Sutler a Tawse phar Macy and Mansfield senior and Madison High schools for Only killer turns author overlooks crime Date Truman plan lacks Speed say leaders republicans indicate general approval of main Points in president s message. Compiled from wire dispatches Washington republicans loaded the Hopper of the 80th Congress with labor Bills today and called for speedy action rather than the Broad study proposed by president Truman in his state of the Union message. Senate leaders indicated hear Ings probably would begin next week on the Ball Taft Smith ver Sion of the Case Bill vetoed by or. Truman last year. Sen. Ball r., chief author of the measure marked the gop reaction that the president s labor recommendations might be too slow saying i Don t think Well reverse our position and adopt a labor study plan. Well do our study ing on specific Bills As we go the flood of labor curbing Bills introduced in both Senate and House demonstrated that on Capi Tol Hill As in the president s 6.000 word message this was the no. 1 problem of 1947. Reaction favourable. On most Points republicans Fig ured that president Truman had adopted enough of their program to assure himself a fancy Legisla Tive batting average. The Way gop leaders and committee chairmen sized things up the Truman record May look considerably better on the Hooks than when the democrats were cunning changing More presidential proposals than they accepted. But the prospective new Laws on taxes labor housing and on Down the line will be what the republicans think they should be necessarily what or. Tru Man wants. Methods May differ. Chairman Michener r., of the House judiciary committee put it this Way to a reporter the president s subjects Are Fine. But we May not like the methods. We for housing but we Don t want the government to build everybody a Home. We Are for improved health but not for socialized said House Republican Leader Halleck Well proceed expeditiously to act on labor problems. Well hasten the end of War time we All applaud his ideas for expansion of Pri vate Enterprise. We republicans have been for that All along. On budget Haubeck went on he s offering cooperation on an important Plank in our Victory platform of 1946. Well go along with him on maybe farther than he wants. But i Don t like his idea for socialized Medicine. It has been turned Down three times by a democratic Menard 111. Wil Liam George Heirens who had to be reminded that just a year ago to Flay he committed the brutal strangulation and Muti lation murder of Little Suzanne Degnan plans to offer a 000 Reward for the capture of the real murderer or Mur Heirens. Now 18. And confined to the psychiatric Branch of the Illinois slate prison where he is writing his autobiography once again has repudiated the confession he made shortly before he was convicted and sentenced to three life terms for three murders. He was found guilty not Only of the murder of six Rocco fights it out Dies Cobleskill n. Autopsy will be performed today on Bullet riddled body of Al Phonse Rocco who chose to shoot it out with police in Moonlit Patch hollow last night than face society for the camera gun proxy shooting of his former wife. Shortly after 6 o clock last night the posse headed by state police inspector Charles a. La Farge and new York detectives Henry Strauss and James Neylon found Rocco lying in a sleeping bag on the Snow Mountain slope. Moving up behind ridges to keep from being silhouetted in the Moonlight the officers hid behind Trees rifles and revolvers aimed at the figure in the Snow. Come on out Rocco we be got you one of the officers shouted. Rocco opened fire with one of the two guns he carried. The shells went wild. Police guns blazed. It was Over almost in stantly. One Bullet hit Rocco squarely Between the eyes. An other had pierced both Cheeks. Still others punctured his Chest and stomach. Rocco had been the object of an intensive manhunt since last tues have a Chance to get out. Day when 19-year-old Pearl Lusk in Chicago or. And mrs. Shot his former wife Olga tra Gcorge a circus yesterday of i pan Rocco 28, with a sawed off trained permission to change Shotgun concealed in a gaily their name from Heirens to Hill wrapped package. The shooting no reason for the request was j occurred in the times Square sub stated on the petition. Way station in new York City. Year old Suzanne Dignan. But also of the knife slaying of mrs. Josephine a 41-year-old widow and cd wave Frances Brown. If i make enough Money from my Book i la offer a Reward for the real murderer or murderers. Maybe it will help pay off my lawyers i did t do those Heirens said. I was told to keep quiet but i won t. I con fessed because i thought i might newspaper

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