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Mansfield News Journal (Newspaper) - January 10, 1947, Mansfield, OhioWeather mostly Cloudy tonight and saturday. Not quite so cold tonight. Mansfield news jul Ohio is Alt in softy vol. 62, no. 309 Telephone 4251-6 Mansfield Ohio Friday january 10, 1947 associated press United pros International news service puce five cents super Highway plans drafted budget asked Road planned for Mansfield huge program expected to be offered to legislature route would miss business District. A proposal to change u. S. Route 42 for 14 Miles North and South of Mansfield into a expressway will be submitted to the state legislature next week the associated press reported today. The proposal is part of a state wide inventory of Ohio Road needs which state Highway director Perry t. Ford is expected to place before the legislature. The inventoried needs comprise a network of express highways estimated to Cost about and expected to boost to More than the Cost of an Over All 10-year Highway construction and repair program summarized for the legislature the a said. If the favourable to the program the work of carrying out the proposals will be up to Murray d. Shaffer who succeeds Ford As state High Way director next monday. I gets record Bill 1947 operating measure tops last year s by City Council tonight will consider a Bill which sets up for City expenses this year larg est appropriation Bill in mans Field s history. The measure tops 1946 s appropriation Bill by nearly it is higher than on the basis of estimates pre pared by City auditor Paul l. Kelley the City will have a bal Ance of approximately at the end of this year if Only the Money set up for appropriation to night is spent during the year. Major reasons advanced by City officials for the record appropriation Are High Cost of labor and materials and the fact that the City is attempting to pare the number of special appropriations to be made this year. Fire police funds grow. Scheduled for substantial boosts Are the fire department up some and the police department up about in addition the parking meter fund is set for a increase. Most of its Money goes to pay traffic patrolmen. Other departments scheduled for major increases include the garbage up about City building up Parks up water department up about Art port up 000, and engineering up about the Bill proposes appropriations of for the fire department for the police department for the Park ing meter fund for the City building fund for Parks for the garbage fund and for the water works fund. Other proposed appropriations include for engineering Gor the Airport and about for Public health. House Senate race foreseen on labor Laws both gop dominated bodies Rush preparation of strike curb Bills. Washington a the Republican controlled 80th Congress ended its first week of business today with the House threatening to take the Ball away from the Senate on labor legislation. For the moment the new session turned a critical Eye on president i Truman s budget third communication to the Law makers in a week. But looking ahead House leaders privately disclosed plans to have their Branch write a comprehensive strike control measure before the March 1 Date chairman Taft a. Ohio has set for his labor committee to Send one to the sen ate for debate. It is possible the new House Tutt 1 a j 1 t u Law Poluxt u11c 4jcvv 1hjuoc while Ford has argued against labor committee headed by rep. F a Hartley a n. A will use As the father son held by Fri the Federal Bureau of investigation reported today that a Bell Ville father and son Are being held in Arizona and Pennsylvania the father charged with failing to report for induction the son charged with Auto theft. The pair were arrested almost simultaneously the Fri said. The Agency said however that there is no connection Between the two cases. Agent e. C. Richardson in charge of the Cleveland Fri of fice said the father Elmer e. Varner had been sought by the government for months. He is being held at Pittsburgh Richard son said. The son Clarence e. Varner. The inventory is based upon the idea of eliminating bottlenecks Al cities and of making expressways out of existing highways which receive extremely heavy traffic. Mile Cost reduced. It was said that the Cost per mile of the Mansfield project has been reduced from preliminary figures because a considerable pro portion of the route passes through areas having Rural characteristics which help lower construction expenses. While detailed information about the Mansfield project was lacking today it was believed the proposal Calls for relocation of route 42 from a Point North of Lexington Over a route South East of Mansfield to the present route 42 right of Way beyond the Ashland Hill missing the City s business District. Plans mapped by the state High Way department during the War also proposed elevating routes 42 and 30-n through Mansfield in the Vicinity of sixth and Orange streets. However it s believed that plan has been abandoned be cause of the excessive Cost. Meantime private interests Are prepared to seek legislative approval of plans to create a new system of toll expressways criss crossing the state. Expansion of the Highway director s Powers and greater diversion of gasoline tax Revenue for Highway purposes also Are suggested the source said. Reports roads bad. The need for expenditure of More Money on the state s Miles of roads is immediate the report declared adding Ohio s Highway system is taking two Steps backward for each step for proposed expressways for the state s eight largest cities would Cost the inventory in listing 128.4 Miles of such Road ways declared the estimated Cost could be considered minimum and that additional expressways would be added to the Agenda As studies in several cities Progress. In certain cities to 000 population on interstate High ways 25.16 Miles of the fast routes would Cost and 195 Miles of Rural expressways Are expected to Cost continued on Page 2 for the of the Many school age youngsters who will attend the Lith annual news journal football banquet made sure yesterday that their dad bought tickets in plenty of time for monday night s affair at the coliseum. Luther h. Mccally is basis of its considerations the All shown buying tickets for his daughter Norma a Sophomore at j Mansfield senior High school and Ken John Simpson Junior High inclusive measure introduced yesterday by rep. Francis Case r., s. A won t wait on Senate. We Aren t going to wait for the Senate we can pass a Bill much quicker in the a High placed Republican told porters. He smiled broadly when asked whether he thinks the House pre fers not to have a labor Bill named after Taft an All but avowed aspirant for the party s 1948 presidential nomination. The new labor measure pro posed by representative Case is far broader than the Case Bill vetoed last year by president Truman. It includes More than a score of labor Law revisions one of which would make it possible for the government to delay a Coal strike or a strike in any equally important Indus try through Federal court in Junction. Athlete. Sure dad is going too. Selling the tickets to the elder Mccally at Tawse pharmacy is j. Earl Hoffman ticket sales for the fete honouring the Grid teams of Madison and senior High schools ends tomorrow at the downtown ticket agencies. News journal photo deds1 under pressure by sport Loving sons to Many a football enthusiastic Mansfield family monday will be family As the deadline approaches for Sale of tickets to the news journal s Lith annual football banquet an increasingly Large number of sports Loving boys and girls have put the pressure on dads to take them to hear to Mcmillin. The Gridiron coach of Indiana University. To will be the principal speaker it also defines a group of unfair labor practices by unions. Senate republicans had planned to concentrate at the outset on the 1946 Case Bill with slight visions and to tackle More com preen she legislation later. Competing with labor legislation for congressional interest and assured of almost equally prompt at Tention Are Bills to Cut taxes and to Dole out to the various government agencies the funds they need for the fiscal year starting next july 1. In the background but Likely to erupt into the fight stage at any time Are such issues As uni Versal training army Navy merger and removal of rent controls. Citizens shoulder garbage gathering Portsmouth ports Mouth City manager e. G. Little on appealed to citizens today to Laul their own refuse in closed dumps or keep garbage in closed containers to safeguard health. The Appeal was made As a strike of service waterworks maintenance cemetery and Gar Bage collection department work ers entered its tenth Day. At the monday night festivities in North Lake Park coliseum when members of the football teams of Mansfield senior and Madison High schools Are guests of Honor of the news journal and several Hundred Mansfield football fans. V there la be More than one Mother and sister and feminine admirer of football players in the crowd. Although so far the Sale of tickets to High school girls and other feminine sports fans has not been Large interest began to mount this week and ticket head quarters reported today an increasingly great demand from girls and women. But the big demand appeared to come from the High school and Junior High youths who had talked pop into taking them to the dinner. At increasingly frequent intervals they visited the various ticket Selling Agen cies to buy tickets for me and for the dinner is for the Young sters who provide the heavy cheer ing for the senior High and Madi son football teams As Well As for the players themselves. The play ers will be the guests the Young sters and their elders will join with the news journal in paying tribute to the athletic skill and sportsmanship of the players. In addition to the address civic music audience hears sparkling program by quartet 18, is charged under the National As a Solo by Marguerite Miller five Fellows got together last night on the John Simpson stage and the music they chose might have been hand picked by the Mansfield civic music association so Well did the selections warm the hearts of the listeners. The entertainers were members of the National male quartet and their piano accompanist. Spotlight however was shared by i All five men each proving his ran gement of Grande motor vehicle theft act with the theft of a car owned by mans fielder Adam Leitenberger 224 Bowman Street. Undoubtedly the High spot of the evening was the virile on the Road to Mandalay which the i brought thunderous applause and the car a 1939 Model was Renest Norfor manuf two to covered at Globe. Ariz., in run Ning condition. The youth is be ing held by the u. S. Marshall at Phoenix Richardson said. Mansfield police said the boy was booked in september 1944 on an Auto theft charge and placed on probate on. He was again in april. 1945 for violation 01 a repeat performance. Close be Hind in popularity were old Man perfect vehicle for the Rich deep base of Bruce Mackay and the duet of Faust and mephistopheles. Sung by the Tenor artist Attilio Maggiore and Mackay. Sprinkled effectively through the program were Selec show a tons the gifted accompanist Valse in a Flat by Cho pin dream of by Liszt and an encore of a Chopin etude. Gisho Gari and Vemon Sanders Tenor and baritone of the ensemble were featured in an operatic duet from Verdi s opera la forza Del which proved a showpiece for the colourful Tenor. Although their selections varied from the work of the 17-Century English composer Henry Purcell to recent Broadway seemingly most appreciated were the familiar Light classics. These included Lullaby by Brahms Art fully done the melodious by Friml and the lord s Pray by Malotte. Sale of tickets ends tomorrow Sale of tickets for the Lith annual news journal football banquet at which to Mcmil Lin Indiana coach and noted after dinner speaker will make the principal address closes saturday night. They May be purchased at City news Brown s drug store suiters Tawse pharmacy or at the news journal. The Price Only by features will include the award of football letters to Mem Bers of the senior Gridiron squad the announcement of the players selected by members of each of the senior High and Madison foot Ball squads of the teammate they consider the most valuable to their 1946 teams and the award of handsome trophies to those most valuable players by the news journal and the award also to senior members of each foot Ball Gold footballs by Sam Fox jeweler. The speech making however will be Brief except for the Al ways entertaining wit supplied by to. Fred Tharp. General Man Ager promised a minimum of talk and gave instructions to J Alander general manager of the news journal who will serve As toastmaster to keep the program moving rapidly toward its Climax. Whisk flees visit Westbrook thieves broke into the club House of the Westbrook country club last night and escaped with an undetermined Quantity of whisky Deputy sheriff Ralph Hildebrand reported today. Padlocks on three doors were pried off in reaching the liquor some members of the Audi-1 stored in the basement. There ence forgot themselves and a j was Little other damage Hilde lauded the lord s Praver Hrar irl which was used As a Benediction Attlee orders military Aid in food crisis minister Attlee ordered the British army Navy and air Force today to do everything necessary food supplies threatened by the strike of More than truck Drivers. The prime minister issued the order As housewives formed lines in front of stores but failed to receive their rations of meat and groceries. Troops had been standing by. There was no hint of a Settle ment As the unofficial strike of the truck Drivers continued into the fifth Day and showed signs of spreading. Latest developments included participation in the walkout by 500 Drivers in the Liverpool area marking the first important spread of movement to the provinces and the halting of newsprint to one Chain of London papers Rother Mere from the paper Mills in Kent. The walkout involves the Indus try which the government has next on its list for nationalization. The strikers seeking higher wages and other concessions claim their demands have been ignored by employers throughout negotiations which began nine months ago. By the singers. Other selections included nymphs and shepherds by Pur cell Jesu Joy of Man s Desir by Bach the omnipotence by Schubert a Medley of hits from Oklahoma and song of Clair de Lune by Debussy i love by Grieg and a Waltz Medley of Strauss and Brahms. Quartet appeared in the third concert sponsored this sea son by the civic music association the final concert will feature the dramatic Soprano of opera and concert Fame Selma Kaye on feb. 24. Brand reported. C. F. Fighter Secretary treasurer of the club said an inventory would be taken to determine the amount of liquor stolen. He Esti mated the loot included at least two cases of whisky. Police believed two men aided in the theft. Teachers protest Louisville Siville s Public school teach ers planned a protest meeting to Day to draft plans for possible strike action unless their demands for a s500 yearly salary increase Are met. Negotiations with the school Board were broken off yesterday. Trieste under in control Lake Success n. Australia appeared today to be the Only hold out against the big Power foreign ministers decision to place Trieste under the administration of the United nations Security Council. The Council was scheduled to meet late this afternoon to accept responsibility for the Adriatic port As its first peace maintenance project under a governor to be appointed by the Council after the signing of the italian peace treaty in february. The big Powers now have abandoned Hope for unanimity on the decision on Trieste debate on which began last tuesday with Australia dissenting on principle. In the meantime the Council began a prospectively Long and stubborn debate entering on the United states and Russia Over the i world wide arms reduction pro i Gram recommended by the general i Assembly in december. J the main contenders came to i grip1 immediately disregarding make s opening plea for Harmony and an australian Compromise proposal that would put an arms reduction commission to the draft j ing task immediately As demand i de by Russia and also give a free j rein for further development of i the american atomic control pro Gram adopted by the atomic Energy commission. Burns kill woman Columbus Burns suffered As she dozed before a Small stove proved fatal today to mrs. Mary Foley 86, of Columbus. Police said some papers in front of the stove apparently caught fire and spread to the aged victim s clothing. Truman Calls his estimate hard boiled president s message ignores demand of cop leaders of sharper cuts in government expenditures Truman proposed to Day that the government spend during the fiscal year which begins next july his budget message to the Republican Congress thus went More than Over the Hnit some key gop Lead ers have set for Federal outlays i their determined drive to Cut taxes while whittling away at the Niue Moth National debt. Or. Truman earmarked for National defense and again ignored Republican demands to hold this item under but the chief executive calling his budget realistic and insisted that he had been hard boiled than i like to his recommended total of is under his revised estimate on what it is costing the government to operate this year and higher than last year s budget. Even so the president said the Treasury would close its books on june 30, 1948, with its first balanced budget in 18 years with a sur there were no tax cuts in the next 18 months. He placed estimated income for the coming year at drop of from the current fiscal period. Recommendations. Or. Truman also asked the Law makers to 1. Prevent a year Cut now scheduled to take effect july 1 in excise taxes on says Bridges Washington up chair Man Bridges r., n. Of the Senate appropriations committee today called president Truman s 1948 budget a shocking Digap he expressed amazement at finding the proposed budget maintaining High wartime Levels of taxation and expenditures and a pitifully Small reduction in our depressing National liquor Beer wine furs jewelry cosmetics movie admissions night club Bills Telephone service and other items. 2. Increase postal rates sufficiently to whip out the Post office department s operating deficit. The president did not specify the rates to be raised but said he has instructed postmaster general Hanne Gan to prepare suggestions. There were indications that these suggestions will apply principally to second class mailing privileges of certain newspapers and magazines on the ground that the present Low rates constitute a subsidy to them if Congress accepts the recommendations on excise taxes and continued on Page 2 Battles Portal claims file Brief in Federal court opposing wage payments. Detroit the nation Al association of manufacturers intervened today in the it. Clem ens pottery Portal to Portal suit request that All claims for bad Gay be _ tie Nam Brief was filed in fed Era District court Here. It con tend that any extra wages whith might be found due under a Portal to Portal interpretation of it wage hour act should be paid Only in the future after the Law Las been fully clarified. Lie Najt argued that in any cast retroactivity should go no Futter Back than june 10, 1946, the Date of the supreme court det Jioji in the it. Clemens pot Tesij company Case. No general counsel Raymond s. Smethurst said that we Are asking the court to 4 is to apply the Law in accordance with the experience and Custy. Of Industry. Ii we have misunderstood the Law and if the very authorities who Force it have misunderstood the final decision of the Purt must be our guide for the future until Congress changes and Claries the Law. Star the Portal to Portal is sue Las taken the form of a War of res against Industry and against the whole economic Struc Ture the unions have gone into Bourlin a spirit of grabbing in Ite Adof a waiting real clarification of the no was joined in the inter vent a by the Michigan manufacturers association and the employs association of Detroit. Sine the supreme court s Rui no labor unions throughout the Courly have filed Portal to Portal pay suits totalling nearly four billion dollars. Even in u. S. Budget there Are chuckles costly ones by Frederick c. Othman Washington presi Dent Truman handed to Congress today the biggest six and one Quarter most expensive per copy budget in memory of the oldest lawmaker. Interesting too. There Are Cost y chuckles and expensive dra Matics on nearly every one of its 1563 pages let s hold tightly to our wallets and examine a few entries such As the one involving he admirals brushing the seaweed off the Crystal Ball they peered far into the future and foresaw in fiscal 48 warships crashing into freighters piers and each other causing exactly 598.000 Worth of damage they also asked for to Wash the shirts of midshipmen at Annapolis. The Senate put Down for an automobile for the non existent vice president and then insulted him if ghosts can be insulted by appropriating each for the motor cars of its Republican and democratic leaders. Capitol Hill ree surgery will Cost and new clocks for the congressional Library president Truman gets o spend on objects of a confidential nature and three and not a for he transportation of things. Thai is a break for the taxpayers Mozug them around at the How the year before Cost Tings and their transportation with never a further clue litter the budget. The atomic Energy remission for instance needs s9.72000 to the inv must be big things. Sare tary of Interior Cap Krug wants 51.534.000 to propagate fish. To investigate fish and to compile fishy statistic for whales he needs 400 Iid for skinning foxes on the Pri Bilut islands. Tit governor of Alaska will Mathis old limousine do another year iut the governor of the Vir Gin lands needs two new ones at each. It la Cost us to fulfil our treaties with the Seneca indians and. To keep the Siou out of their War bonnets. Tin Fellows who name mountains Ponds and creeks known Wormily As the Interior depart ment1 division of geography in tend to spend naming theve got me doing it too thing the Bureau of standards want to build underground Betatron. In few spa Peri Wisp Aprl

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