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Mansfield News Journal (Newspaper) - January 9, 1947, Mansfield, OhioSociety weather fair tonight. Friday partly Cloudy and slightly Mansfield news journal vol. 62, no 308 Telephone 4251-6 Mansfield Ohio thursday january 9, 1947 associated press United press International service Price five cents court sets up 4-member Board for to Hospital four Mansfield men today were appointed As members of the special building commission which will work with the county commissioners in construction of the proposed new county tuberculosis Sanatorium. Appointed by common pleas judge g. E. Kalbfleisch the men Are or. John s. Hattery Charles j. Stecker or. Paul a. Stoodt John c. O Donnell. Or. John s. Battery John c. Q Donnell Charles 3. Stecker or. Paul a. Stoodt office workers ask pay boost negotiations were under Way today at Pittsburgh for a 16 per cent pay boost for certain salaried workers of the Westinghouse elec tric corporation. W. D. Cochran president of the Mansfield unit of the Westinghouse association of salaried employees said about 80 mans Field employees would be effected by the negotiations. The two Day conference at Pittsburgh Marks the first 1947 Westinghouse pay negotiations. The associated press quoted Leo f. Bollens president of the federation of Westinghouse inde pendent salaried unions As saying a 16 per cent wage increase was being asked. George Braen president of local 759, a Erma Cio another Westinghouse salaried workers group said the Pittsburgh meet ing would not Deal with pay Scales of members of his local. Presses Idle strike of rotary Pressman halted publication today of morning newspapers in Paris. The Only papers to appear on the streets were the English language Herald Tribune and daily mail. News paper Al c h1v e under the Law the four appointees will serve with the county commissioners As the Agency officially in charge of the construction project. The Law provides that not More than two of the four appointees May be of the same political party. Or. Hattery and Stecker Are republicans and or. Stoodt and o Donnell Are the democratic members. Organizes later. No Date has been set As yet for organization of the new commis Sion and election of its officers. The men must first be sworn into office and Post Bond for the faithful performance of their duties As commission members. Or. Hattery currently a Mem Ber of Board of the county tuberculosis Sanatorium has been a practising physician Here for 31 years. A native of Celina he came to Mansfield in 1915. He is a graduate of the Ohio state University medical school and a former member of the Mansfield Board of education. Or. Stoodt a native of mans Field has practice Medicine Here for 15 years. A graduate of the Western Reserve University med ical school he served in the army air Force in world War ii for three years. O Donnell is an attorney in the Mansfield Law firm of Anderson will o Donnell. He is a for Mer acting county prosecutor. Stecker is clerk of the Mansfield City Council. Sohngen takes oath of office Columbus Robert m. Sohngen of Hamilton became Ohio s 114th Ohio supreme court Justice during solemn ceremonies Iri the tribunal s Chambers today. The oath of office was administered by chief Justice Carl v. Weygandt. Sohngen who resigned As state liquor director yesterday to accept. Gov. Frank j. Lausche s appointment to succeed the late Roy h. Williams of Sandusky repeated the oath surrounded by his new colleagues. After administering the oath chief Justice Weygandt told Sohngen it is a sobering experience to share the challenging responsibility for saying the last word As to the Law in the administration of evenhanded Justice for the nearly seven million of this state. We Welcome you and wish for you the pleasing and enduring satisfaction that is certain to come from the faithful Dis charge of the new duties of your High b Sohngen 59-year-old attorney will serve until dec. 31, 1948, the remainder of judge Williams six year term. Peasant party plans to vote Warsaw the policy peasant party chief opposition to the government democratic bloc today abandoned plans for a threatened Boycott and decided to participate in the Jan. 19 elections. The decision came after a six hour meeting of the Central com Mittee of the party which is led by vice Premier Stanislaw Mikolajczyk. The vote in favor of Tak ing part was unanimous. Party supporters however were called upon to stay away from the polls in 10 out of 52 election districts where the list of peasant party candidates has been rejected. Mikolajczyk charged that 110 peasant party candidates in the general election Are held by police on various charges. He claimed also that Only 21 peasant party candidates were being permitted to run in Poland s 52 constituencies. Tax cuts. Labor Laws Lead gop must list restaurant prices skid in City salads desserts offered with meals Here s encouraging news for Mansfield s eat out population. Several restaurants have sliced prices others Are including salads and desserts in the original meal Price and a few Are contemplating cutting prices within a week. Causes for the Cut Back on the dollars and cents Side of the menu Are the abundance of meat and Keener Competition among eating places restaurant managers said today. But diner outer will have to scout around to find the lower prices. A Good Many of the restaurants reported no Cut. Some said they never raised their prices even when they the environment of the place has t made any difference on the drop in prices. You can sit on a Stool and get a dinner Complete with the trimmings or sit at a table covered with a spotless White cloth. The usual drop on meals seems to be five to ten cents. One restaurant which never included dessert with the main has added dessert and salad besides marking Down its rates. For the most part the cutbacks were noted on All meats with the exception of pork and seafood. One manager who said he had More business now than during the War marked his steaks and chops Down 25 to 45 cents. On sundays hell include dessert with the menu Price. City s hotels planning few rate increases Only two say they la boost charges after feb. 15. Release of rent ceilings on rooms rented on a Day to Day basis in hotels tourist Homes and motor courts today opened the Way for higher prices at the City s hotels after feb. 15 when the action becomes effective. However the management of Only two of the City s transient commercial establishments the Fairview and the Brunswick indicated they planned increases in rates. E. W. Schmutzler president of the hotel Fairview inc., said that the hotel s daily rates must be raised at least 20 percent to get the same return As in 1939." Schmutzler said that an in crease in rates was necessary due to the fact that release of ceilings on everything that goes into the Upkeep of a hotel has raised the Cost from 18 to 200 per Schmutzler said he s had a 3c percent increase in the Cost of laundry service a 52% percent hike in soap costs a per dozen boost in sheets and a in crease per ton in Coal since 1939. Leo Keffalas assistant Mana Ger of hotel and mrs. Ray h. Pierce manager of the Southern hotel said they had been granted daily rate increases recently by opa on the strength of remodelling done in the rooms. Neither said they would raise their rates. Eugene c. Ozier manager of the Mansfield Leland the City s largest hotel said the hotel does t plan to raise the prices of transient rooms in the imme Diate future. Operators of hotels tourist Homes and motels were warned today by George h. Blecker director of the area rent control office that certain require ments still must be met. First requirement Blecker said is that supplemental registration orms must be completed and turned to the rent control office. The office then determines whether the establishment is a transient Lotel and subject to the decontrol regulations. Definition of a transient hotel Blecker added is an establishment with 25 or More just rooms. The new regulations can not apply until the hotel tourist Home or Motel operator files petition for decontrol with the rent office. The decontrol move does t apply to hotel rooms rented to Perm Anent guests on a weekly or monthly basis. Neither does it affect hotels in areas where rents Are controlled by local or state aws. Compiles death toll u. S. Eighth army in a final report Esti mated today that nearly japanese were killed a similar number were injured and More Han were made homeless y the recent earthquake and tidal wave. Male quartet gives program in City Mansfield civic music patrons have a vocal treat in store for them tonight with the appearance of the National male quartet at John Simpson auditorium. The third in this season s series of concerts will be Given at 8 p. M. The singers repertoire includes familiar classics Ameri can ballads three centuries old and selections from outstand ing modern composers. All four vocalists Are Well known in concert Halls through out the country. Attilio bag Gore and Giulio Gari made their operatic debuts at the Teatro Reale Dell opera in Rome. Baggiore has since Sung leading roles with the Chicago opera company. Gari has appeared with the opera compan ies of new York City Center St. Louis and Cincinnati. The careers of the baritone and Bass Vernon Sanders and Bruce Mackay also Are similar. Both made their operatic de buts with the san Francisco opera company and Sang six months of Gilbert and Sullivan repertory in the same City. Burglars visit Village schools thieves last night burglarized the Butler and Bellville Village schools. They rifled most of the teachers desks broke several windows stole a Small radio and a Small amount of Money superintendents of the two institutions reported to sheriff s deputies today. At the Butler school the thieves stole a Small radio belonging to custodian Richard Wilson discovered the burglary at 6 a. M today. The Glass was broken in four doors in the Butler school before the intruders gained Entrance to supt. E. H. Rider s office and class rooms. Rider reported 20 cents was missing from his desk drawer. At the Bellville school one win Dow was broken. A Check by teachers disclosed Only a few cents missing D. Rummel reported. Entry was gained sometime after p. M. Wednesday when the building was locked following a vocational agriculture meeting the burglary was discovered a 8 a. M. Today by custodian car Heller Botija schools were burglarized also last year recalled on dec. 4 burglars stole from the Bellville school. On april 9, burglars with an appetite stole after drinking four quarts of milk and frying 21 Ham burgers in the Butler school. Senate awaits policy outline Washington incoming Secretary of state George c. Marshall will be called to Capitol Hill to outline his foreign policy views before he leaves for the Moscow conference it was Learned today. Senate foreign relations committeemen indicated interest in questioning him on subjects rang ing from relations with Russia to Western hemisphere defense poli cies. The Senate confirmed Marshall As successor to James f. Byrnes in dramatic and speedy fashion yesterday dispensing even with committee hearings. Senate presi Dent Arthur h. Vandenberg r., mich., said the prompt action should assure the world that the Cabinet change would not alter our bipartisan foreign policy. Nevertheless influential Mem Bers said the Senate s action while a resounding vote of Confidence in Marshall was not necessarily a Blank Check policy endorsement Rylence their desire to meet with Lim in person soon. The Moscow foreign ministers conference is set for March 10. Plan private rites for mrs Bromfield private funeral services for mrs. Annette Coulter Bromfield Mother of author Farmer Louis Bromfield will be held at an undisclosed Date n the Spring at the Malabar farm cemetery. The body is to be Cre mated. Mrs Bromfield died late tues Day at the Home of her noted son at the age of 84. Memorial services Are scheduled or tuesday at p. M. At the Irace episcopal Church. Rev. Samuel u. J. Peard will officiate. Arrangements Are in charge of the Finefrock funeral Home. Besides her son with whom she made her Home mrs. Bromfield 5s survived by another son Charles of new York City one grandson John Mauger of Chicago and free granddaughters Hope Ellen and Anne Bromfield of Malabar. Queen sets record London of the liner Queen Elizabeth docked at Southampton today at a. M. P. M. Wednesday our Days 11 hours and 24 min utes after leaving new York a new record Between the cities. World affairs meeting opens Institute on world affairs began its 21st annual meeting three Day session dedicated to programs for lasting peace. Ezequiel Padilla former mexi can foreign minister and a recent candidate for president of his country was the speaker at the luncheon opening the meeting. An address by retiring Secre tary of state James f. Byrnes saturday night will highlight the Institute meeting of which time Magazine is co sponsor. He is scheduled to speak on foreign affairs. The speech the first since Byrnes be carried Over a by the National broadcasting company from 10 to p. M. Editor Henry Luce of time Magazine co sponsor of the Institute will open the first report from the world forum tonight with an address on far Eastern affairs. Or. V. K. Wellington Koo Chi Nese ambassador to the United states and the first signer of the United nations charter at the san Francisco meeting Secretary of the Navy James v. Forrestal and or. Henry p. Van Dusen presi Dent of new York s Union Theo logical Seminary will conclude the Institute s first program. Money Bill awaits Herbert signature Columbus up one of Thomas j. Herbert s first official acts after becoming governor next monday will be to sign legislation releasing pay checks to state employees and officials including himself. Representatives yesterday approved appropriation of 621 to operate the state govern ment and pay salaries until july 1 and then knocked off for the weekend. The vote the sixth month partial appropriations Bill was unanimous. It followed by Only a Day similar action by senators in the new legislative session begun Jan. 6. House Leader serves notice on president Knutsen insists u. S. Budget should be trimmed to 29 billion. Rep. Knutson r., chairman of the tax writing House ways and Means com Mittee served notice today in Advance of president tru Man s budget message tomorrow that Congress intends to Force a further reduction in government expenditures. Knutson declared that if the president submits to Congress a thirty seven billion Dollar budget As has been reported Well Cut it to Twenty nine Bil lion similar sentiments were voiced by rep. Taber r., n. Chair Man of the House appropriations committee. Knutson and Taber will meet shortly after the budget h 3 been received with their oppo Sites in the Senate along with other members of the four committees to set the limit on government expenditures. Report due feb. 15. The reorganization act provides that the joint group shall report to Congress by feb. 15 its recommendation for a Federal budget for the 1948 fiscal year beginning july 1. Knutson flatly predicted also that we will Cut taxes despite the president s recommend twice Marie to Congress this week that it would unsound fiscal policy to reduce the Republican Leader commented i cannot agree with the presi Dent s conclusions. Tax reduction will give a further impetus business and will mean increased go slow policy urged. Sentiment among democrats in the Senate however was to go slow on tax reductions until a clearer picture is Given to the entire fiscal situation. Sen. Byrd d., a leading advocate of government Economy agreed with the president that taxes should not be reduced. Meanwhile there was Strong support in Congress for accepting or. Truman s recommendation for Extension of rent controls beyond june 30, when they otherwise would expire. Rep. Wolcott r., chairman of the House banking and currency committee warned that removal of rent controls would bring chaos As Long As the housing shortage existed. Indications were that the presi Dent s request for immediate action on non partisan housing legislation would not be met. Wolcott said he opposed certain provisions of the Taft housing Bill which passed Only the Senate last year despite the president s recommendation that it be enacted into Law. Cold wave kills 17 Hamburg the fuel committee of the Hamburg City Council reported today that 17 persons have Frozen to death in the sub Zero cold wave. Scoop red papers Tell it finally soviet press Only today got around to publishing the fact that Secre tary of state James f. Byrnes had resigned his Post. The 10-line item carried under the signature of the soviet Tass Agency said that a White House announcement revealed that Gen. George c. Marshall would be appointed to succeed Byrnes. The Tass dispatch added that an Exchange of letters Between Byrnes and president Truman had been published by the White House. Rent officials Back controls residential restrictions Are to continue despite freeing of hotel room prices. Washington ont rent control officials plan to line on present residential rents despite removal of ceilings on transient hotel rooms and motor courts starting feb. 15. A spokesman for the office of temporary controls said to Day that Only congressional action can bring total rent decontrol or a general residential in crease. The Agency maintains that pres ent regulations in Keeshig with of tee Price -1" the statement was made after oct told operators of hotel motor courts and tourists Homes that they can Start applying for Moval of ceilings on their transient rooms on feb. 1. Individual decontrol actions will begin feb. 15 for landlords which have forwarded lists of rooms rented to permanent guests on weekly on monthly basis. These rooms will remain under rent controls. Offers no estimate. The oct was not prepared to estimate the number of rooms to be de controlled under the action but it is believed to be several million. Hotel men greeted their new Freedom with enthusiasm. They predicted room rates would Rise in direct relation to increased costs since the ceiling freeze period of March 1943. From a spokesman for the nation s realtors however came a charge of political Herbert u. Nelson executive vice president of the National association of real estate boards declared that apartment owners had just As much or More need for rent Relief. Italian Premier visits Chicago Washington Alcide de Gasperi italian Premier left Washington this morning for Chi Cago to continue his american visit seeking economic and Politi Cal Aid for his Home land. Before boarding his plane de Gasperi said that an excellent beginning has been made in eco nomic Aid for Italy from the United interest mounts in banquet secret who la be most valuable players interest mounted today in the big secret of the Lith news journal football banquet. Who will be the most valuable players chosen by their teammates on Mansfield senior and Madison High school football squads they will be announced at the big banquet monday night and presented with most 3layer trophies by Herb Smith of the tyger Booster club on behalf of the news journal. The players of both schools will e the guests of Honor at what Fred Tharp general chairman described As the most pretentious Post season Gridiron affair n the history of Mansfield Scholastic there la be seats and a Well rounded menu of food for 800 persons at the banquet tables n the North Lake Park coliseum. Plans Are Complete to accommodate that Many As the deadline for the Sale of tickets approaches. Students of senior and Madison Ligh schools have their last chances to buy tickets Friday. Other followers of the football tigers and rams May Purchase tickets at the Low Price of through saturday at City news Brown s drug store news Jour Nal Sutter s and Tawse phar Macy. The most valuable player announcements Are Only a part of the program. The principal speaker will be none other than one of America s Foremost after dinner to Mcmillin the Indiana coach. To who won All America foot Ball honors when he played quarterback for Little Centre College years ago is the Dean among Western conference Gridiron teachers. Individual members of both of the senior High and Madison football squads will be presented their 1946 letters by their coaches Paul Snyder and Jeff Dehaven respectively. Senior football players will receive Gold football from Sam Fox jeweler. Mcmillin will show color Pic Tures of the thrill packed Indiana Nebraska football game. Floyd Dent chairman of the program committee announced this morning that J. Bob Alander general manager of the news journal would act As Toast master. The menu prepared by the ban Quet committee de Sutter Bob Hayes and K. Clues Swiss Steak scalloped potatoes tossed salad chocolate cake Rolls and Coffee. It will be Sei ,4 steaming hot at the c o 1 to e to m from Westinghouse roasters. New measures seek to curb Union Powers Jan. 20 fixed As outside Date to open hearings on proposed Bills. Washington a Senate and House leaders to Day set Jan. 20 As the put Side Date to Start hearings on proposed new labor Laws. The idea at both ends of the Capitol is the turn out some kind of a Bill that will tighten the screws a bit on labor unions and discourage strikes that paralyse business. Dozens of labor Bills already have been introduced by individual lawmakers. Rep. Caser so planned to outline a new strike control measure today. Rep. Hoff Man a labor commit tee member has still another on tap for tomorrow. The new Case Bill is expected to be fully As far reaching and perhaps More restrictive than the one he backed last year. It was killed by a presidential veto. In the Senate senator Ball Minn put Forward a new measure to outlaw the closed shop. It would make illegal All provisions in any present or future contract requiring a person to be a Union member to get or hold a Job. Taft aids on Bill but Senate hearings probably will Center first on a Bill which Ball helped along1 " with chairman Taft 6f the labor and senator a. Alexander Saith handed version of the Bill it is the Senate s top labor measure. Senator Murray Mer chairman told a reporter he had sounded out democratic col leagues on getting hearings under Way Jan. 20. Now he expects put it up to Taft. Chairman Hartley a no of the House labor committee said he plans to Start hearings by the 20th at the there was a possibility he said the committee might get under the wire with them next week. After talks with House Republican leaders Hartley plans to introduce a labor Bill of his own As the basis for the hearings offers ideas. A Fame of his own ideas Are Tor Force organized labor to be As responsible As management for living up to contracts. Outlaw jurisdictional disputes. Forbid mass picketing and intimidation and coercion in strikes. Guarantee that a worker who wants to work won t have his brains beaten restore the right of free speech to they can Tell their hands what they think of joining unions. In addition Hartley told a Porter serious consideration will have to be Given the question of making anti Trust lavs apply to labor unions and to preventing strikes in Public utilities transportation mines and other Fields closely linked with the Public Wel fare. Of a Campaign still lagging donations in the Friendly House Campaign inched up to today As mail contributions dropped off in the drive which ends next wednes Day. Paul endriss general Campaign chairman again urged donors to either Maul or deliver their Campaign gifts to the Campaign Headquarters at the E. Moorhead showrooms Park ave nue West. Included in today s contributions were gifts from the child conservation club Ven mar Ket s300 Prince s Sandwich shop s25 Saprano Cigar store Stuhldreher Floral company Sutter Candy company and the Finefrock funeral Home. The goal must be reached by Jan. 15 to qualify for a 70 per cent donation to the building fund by Mansfield manufacturers. Estimated Cost of the new settlement House is considers closed shop Dover new legislature today considered a recommendation by gov. Wal Ter w. Bacon to outlaw closed shop in the state

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