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Mansfield News Journal (Newspaper) - January 12, 1947, Mansfield, OhioThl Ohio state Arch am and historical Sci Tiff weather Cloudy colder today and tonight. Monday Snow continued cold. Mansfield news journal late news Best comics vol. 62, no. 811 Telephone 4251-6 Mansfield Ohio sunday january 12, 1947 full to dated _ Price five cents legislature to get super Highway plans this week action due soon on huge Road program decision on project up to state director says. Editor s note this is the first of a series of articles on Mansfield s vehicular traffic problems and what the City county and state Are planning As Relief measures by Philip Green plans for making a expressway of several state and u. S. Highways through Mansfield definitely will be submitted to the Ohio legislature this week state Highway director Perry t. Fore told the news journal yesterday the 14-mile four Lane super Highway largely a relocation of u. S. Route 42, is part of an inventory of Ohio Road needs which will be placed before the committees of the Senate and House of representatives Ford said. The entire inventory will be submitted. Action to be taken on any of the various projects depends upon the he stated. The inventory contains a Sec Tion of plans for expressways similar to Mansfield s in eight a a map of the proposed super Highway through Mansfield from the Vicinity of Trimble Road and u. S. Route 30-n to the Ashland Hill is shown on Page 19 of to Day s news journal. Major and three smaller cities of Ohio. The expressway projects Are estimated to Cost which will boost to More than the expense of a 10-year program Jor new construction and repair and maintenance of Ohio s highways. Fatal project planned. Besides the 12 Urban express ways the program includes five Rural super highways estimated to Cost and which will extend 195 Miles from the major cities of Cleveland Cincin Nati and Columbus to various smaller communities. Based upon the idea of eliminating bottlenecks in existing highways the expressways rep resent the most ambitious Road program in Ohio history. In addition to fitting into the nation s system of interstate High Way facilities Many of the projects have been selected with an Eye on their strategic importance As military locations. Although the inventory destined for the lawmakers is impressive it reports that still other projects continued on Page 2j election War brewing again Athens county where a non partisan group of sex servicemen took Over the government last August in a bloody election Battle was tense again last night after six demo cratic members of the county court and four members of the school Board resigned. W. E. Etheridge who remained As county court chairman pro Tern said the six members of the county court the county s governing body resigned because we were threatened. It was better to just get out of the county officials reported that Jay Mcamis regular chairman had been assaulted and was ill in an Athens Hospital. Etheridge who said he planned to resign when a new court is elected charged Mcminn county republicans with being responsible for the threats. Jim Buttram chairman if the i non partisan league declared every one of those who resigned was part of the last element of the Cantrell Cantrell headed a powerful democratic political organization which ran Mcminn county for ten years before the sex i revolt last August. Legion presents training views Washington up presi Dent Truman s commission on uni Versal training listened saturday to the views of the american legion which has advocated that Young men be Given a year s Mili tary training half of it Basic. The legion s plan was presented by col. John Thomas Tay Lor. The commission also heard army and Navy officers. It was the fourth such meeting. Commission headed by or. Karl t. Compton of the Massachusetts Institute of technology expects to report to the president in March. To m Zhilin speaker for football banquet. 500 to join a Jin paying tribute to football teams 150 persons will attend As guests of the newspaper. They include 82 rep representatives of senior High and 53 from Madison High. It was at the request of scores of fans who in previous years had been unable to attend the ban Quets that this year s affair was transferred to North Lake Park coliseum where for As Many As available. Accommodations 800 persons Are a late Rush of ticket sales an at Tendance of approximately 500 persons when Mansfield sports enthusiasts pay tribute monday night to members of the senior High and Madison High school football teams. The attendance thus will be More than twice that of any of the ten annual news journal football banquets that have gone before. Approximately ruling aids Gas company the fuel Gas company was granted a saving of saturday under a ruling by the Federal Power commission which will effect a savings of annually for the distribution companies purchasing Gas from the United fuel Gas company Cincinnati Gas transportation com Pany and the Warfield Gas com Pany it was reported by the associated press. Proceedings leading to the rate revision were instituted by the City of Columbus alleging that the charges by United to the Ohio fuel Gas company were unreasonable. G. K. Schooler manager of the Mansfield Branch office of the Ohio fuel Gas company said it was unlikely that the action would result in any Low ering of consumer rates Here. Mansfield already has one of the lowest rates of any City in the state he said. An pc announcement said the approximate results of reductions to companies purchasing from United would be Central Ken Tucky natural Gas company 206 manufacturers Light heat co., and Home Gas co., s631.240, the Ohio fuel Gas co., to Mcmeel Xun the Famo us coach of Indiana University Tele phoned Fred Tharp sports editor of then a and general chairman of the banquet saturday to say that he would arrive in Mansfield in raid afternoon monday. To will make the principal address following the presentation of football letters to 30 Mem Bers of the senior High football squad and the and presentation of the most valuable player awards. The news journal most valuable player trophies a new feature of the annual sports gathering will be presented to the football player of each of senior and Madison highs who has been voted most valuable by his teammates. Mcmillion will illustrate his address with technicolor motion Pic Tures of the thrill packed Indiana Nebraska game that to s team won last fall 18 to 13. The banquet program vill open with invocation by Rev. David n. Roller pastor of first presbyterian Church. Then will come the Steak dinner served Aiping hot by a Crew of caterers my supplied by de Sutler and Bob Hayes. Between courses senior High s t i m m o n a Betty Blake and Dorothy and those from Madison High Mary Miller. Eleanor Stevens continued on Page 21 Portsmouth Gas co., Point pleasant natural Gas co., killed by train Warren Guido Testa 20-year-old Navy Veteran was killed yesterday when an Erie rail Road freight train struck an Auto j Mobile in which he was Riding at a crossing in nearby Leavittsburg. Robert j. Taneri 25, Driver of the Auto was uninjured. V w i Byrnes advocates firmness by u. S. 6 found alive near wrecked plane ship located by rescuers in Antarctic three of Martin Mariner Crew missing two weeks reported dead. Aboard u. S. S. Mount men were found alive and three dead yesterday near the burned wreckage of a Martin Mariner plane which Dis appeared on an Antarctic recon Naissance flight two weeks ago. A search plane from the sea plane tender Pine Island found the wreckage. Survival gear was dropped for the six men found alive. Whether the survivors and the fire swept wreckage of the big plane were found on ice Flop or aground on Thurston Peninsula was not made Clear in first Dis patches from the Rescue plane. The location in which the plans was found appears on maps As about 60 Miles off Thurston Peninsula on James Ellsworth land. The Rescue plane took off from the Pine Island saturday morning at a. M., Eastern Standard time. Then in a dramatic message it gave the news. The Rescue plane was piloted by it. Jug James l. Ball. T weather stalled search. Only once before yesterday s discovery of the wrecked plane had the Pine Island been Able to Send out a Mariner on a real search. That was on Jan. 6. At tempts to Send out searchers were made repeatedly hut each time bad weather forced the plane to return. The latitude and Longitude in which the wrecked plane was found appeared to be in the ice pack or possibly near open water some 60 Miles off Thurston pen insula whose tip is known As Cape Dart. Capt. Robert chief of staff said the second plane probably would be Able to take the six survivors aboard since their additional weight would be partly offset by Gaso line consumed. The names of the three casual ties had not been announced. Equipment dropped. Emergency equipment was dropped including Dye markers and Trail flags to spot the area thoroughly. There always is the f. H. Drive chairman sees Victory ahead As the Friendly House Campaign committee late yester Day reported contributions of since Friday to bring the building fund total to chairman Paul endriss said the committee sees Victory the goal to be used toward the construction of a Friendly House for the youth of Mansfield will be met Only if mans Field industries and contribute their fair share endriss said. He stressed that Only a few industries have turned in their re ports because of delays caused by the recent holidays. Campaigns in Many plants Here now Are in Progress however and other manufacturers plan to open intensive drives Early this week. Much depends nevertheless or. Contributions by the great mass of endriss said. If you re waiting for a request from a Friendly House Don t wait but mail us your con with the close of the fund Rais ing drive scheduled for wednes Day the committee will meet monday night to draw up plans for a. Clean up drive to push the Campaign Well Over the endriss said. Possibility quickly. Of fog closing in one More Chance to get your ticket for the 11th annual news journal Grid banquet coliseum Jan. 13, p. To Mcmillin Indiana University coach speaker to will also show special coloured Grid films special awards of Gold football and most valuable player trophies. Because of popular demand last Chance today at sutters Brown s drug store City news Tawse special arrangements have been made with caterers de Sutter and Bob Hayes to prepare extra meals made Neces sary by the Extension of the ticket Sale through sunday. Tawse pharmacy open from 9 a. To 1 p. And 5 to p. In Quackenbush reported that 1he men apparently had recovered some of their emergency equip ment from the wrecked Mariner since the men must have had some food and equipment in order to survive the 12 Days in that cold and desolate Region. The last radio report from the missing plane said that Snow and bad weather had been encountered Over the Roosevelt seacoast. Search operations for the fliers was hampered for Days by a thick Blanket of fog. The seaplane was attached to the seaplane tender Pine Island part of the Eastern group of the task Force now in the Antarctic on an exploration trip. Two minute evening prayers for the safety of the missing men had been held nightly by members of the Crews of vessels in the task Force. Senior High band observes 25th anniversary tuesday Twenty five years ago this month students at Mansfield senior High school with musical inclinations formed the first High school band with 21 members. Shortly after its organization j. Merton Holcombe took Over its directorship. Tuesday night the present 80 band members and their parents will join in a Silver Celebration honouring both the band and Holcombe. It will be held As a covered dish dinner and program at Prospect Park Pavilion at 6 p. Harry Eyerly vice president of the band parents club will act As toastmaster and members of the first band organization a Quarter Century ago will be special guests. Six of those first 21 band Mem Bers Howard Wenning Stanley Mcfarland Chester Brubach Arthur Berry Oliver Henkel and Ray Kinton still live in mans Field. Fourteen others who live out of town have been invited. They include waiter Fensch Leroy Henderson James Beck Robert James Allen ports Kenneth Bol Esky. Myron Sharp John cunning la Verne Amsbaugh now with the armed forces in Donald Mcginley Lindsay Clark Hilton Parkison George Farbry and Leroy Scofield. The late Frederick Forkner was also one of the original band group. Mrs. Cecelia Parsons Smith the first majorette has also been invited to attend. She now resides in Pittsburgh. Program features will include accordion selections by Shirley Lay senior High student and a resume of the band s history by Holcombe. Because of a basketball game 1hat night. Mrs. F. A. Mccune Secretary of the band parents club said the program has had to be planned for a Shorter period than originally arranged. Present officers of the club Are Howard Kochheiser president Eyerly. Vice president and mrs. Mccune Secretary. Edward lock Wood was treasurer of the club but he has moved out of town so another treasurer will be a j. Merton Holcombe pointed to fill Lockwood s unfinished term. Members of the club in charge of arrangements for the dinner include or. And mrs. Eyerly or. And mrs. A. B. Reese or. And mrs. F. H. Mcmillien. Or. And mrs. Max Worthley and or. And mrs. V. H. Essig. Wheel crashes through window a heavy truck wheel rolling free crashed through the front window of the Hill top grocery 211 South main Street last night but no one was Hurt. Police said the wheel broke Loose when a truck driven by Dale Leaman of West Salem stopped suddenly at the traffic Light at South main Street and Lexington Avenue. Groceries in the window were damaged officers said. Urges nation to Lead Way to lasting peace America s responsibility emphasized in speech at Cleveland conference Vandenberg Spellman talk of state Byrnes Mak Mehis St major address before retiring declared last night he is More confident now than Ever that we can achieve a just peace by cooperative Effort by persisting with firm in. A speech for Cleveland Council on world affairs Bynes said the United states must discharge its responsibility As a Greil Power in the United nations Security Council to see that other state do not use Force except in defense or no veto Tefer Riig Only briefly with a Fesia in the problem of co poning atomic Energy Mtyr to surrender governorship Tail Why Najiy nation could not ague to its veto rights Over punt neat for violation of atomic controls. Lie re affirmed the american that we Are not going to Dii irm while others remain s nes is to yield his ranking Cahnt position to Gen. George c. Marshall this week. He was on the Sani program last night with Charman Vandenberg a Mich of Hie Seji ate foreign relations Connit tee. Fra uses Vandenberg. Is declared he is certain Sena Tor Connay the former chairman would join me in say ing 111 at our bipartisan foreign continued on Page 3 thaw erases City s Snow and ice wind and the first Rijh Sunshine in several Days be Sliday afternoon melted mans Snow and ice and brought an ild fashioned january thaw thai softened the ground and Drou temperatures up to 46 de great 4 p. Bit the Balmy temperatures White encouraged a number of mail elders to leave their heavy Coats behind will be Short live bj8-30 a. In. The Mercury had dropped to 38 degrees and today was expected to be colder and party Cloudy with Snow flurries the Weatherman said. Tit Mercury climbed in the Gigli la s and 50 s in most of Ohio. It w warmer in the state than in a Iii Texas cities. There was t any severe weather in the nation the Weatherman reported Llin Neapolis reported a Low of 17 site other Northern cities showed Wilar readings. Child born in air new air plane Pilot turned obstetrician saturday and delivered a baby in the air somewhere Between Miami and puerto Rico an airline official said Here last night. An official of the american air Export import company said the Pilot Ken Neth Stockman look charge of the birth of a baby to an unnamed puerto rican woman. Newspaper poll shows britons opposed to Princess marriage London forty per cent of the thousands of English subjects replying to a tradition shattering newspaper letter writing poll protested spirited by yesterday against any marriage of Princess Elizabeth their future Queen to handsome Prince Philip of Greece and Den Mark. Five percent of those reply ing said the Princess who will be 21 in april should give up her succession to the British throne if she marries the 25 year old emulating her Uncle the former King Edward Viii who renounced his Crown for love. Fifty five per much smaller number than most people voted in favor of an Elizabeth Philip marriage. Male readers Many of them soldiers and Lormer service men were in the majority of those opposing on political grounds a marriage which one authority said might change the name of the House of Windsor to the House of Flesvig Holstein son Derburg Glucksberg. Women especially teen agers and grandmothers favored the marriage providing the two people Are in the Frank handling of the poll by the tabloid sunday pictorial was in Sharp contrast to the hush hush treatment Given by the British press to the events leading up to the marriage of former King Edvard and his american wife Wallis Simpson. Buckingham Palace which frowns on Public speculation about the Princess Choice of a husband and the prime minis Ter s office which says it knows nothing about the widely Rumor de Royal Romance declined comment. But reliable inform and Isail they were thoughtfully studying the poll s results. Lluese informants added that Tho possibility at least existed Thiol regardless of the couple s own fee Ings no marriage would Beir ranged if it appeared con train to the wishes of so Large a Secta of the people. It was come stable then that Princess Eliiabeth and Prince Philip were Alst interested in the poll. Be pictorial which has a Cir Gulfon of More than Deb died its action in conducting the poll with the statement that a Timineri among the functions of i newspaper in an ordered democracy is the True reflection of Public opinion on the con Troi tries of the it said Letl irs would be invited for a week. Georgia executive resigns in favor of Thompson. Atlanta Ellis Arnall of Georgia resigned Satur Day effective immediately after qualification of the lieutenant in a dramatic move preceding next week s legislative showdown on succession to the late Eugene Talmadge. In a nine line letter to Secre tary of state Ben Fortson jr., the governor said in conformity with my announced purpose supported by the opinion of the attorney general and in order to insure an election by the people at the earliest time consistent with the Constitution i hereby resign As governor of Georgia effective immediately after qualification of the Lieuten ant governor so that the executive Powers of government May devolve upon the lieutenant Gover nor and the expressed will of the people of Georgia May be effects the letter was dated Jan. 11, 1947, and came just 48 hours before the Georgia general As Sembly convenes to accept or reject claims of Herman Tal Madge Only son of the late governor elect that the Legisla Ture elect him to his father s term. It appeared intended to Spike Lalmadge s Campaign argument that Arnall would repudiate verbal pledges and seek to hold office another four years. Commenting on Arnall s Quali fied resignation Herman Tal Madge said that is just another Effort by gov. Arnall to dictate his successor As governor in order that he May control him. Sales tax spending Tell Story s riles taxes and Federal re serve Bank figures provide an accurate key to business activities in Ohio cities. Articles in today s news journal Tell the Story of mans Field s growth and Prosperity. On Page 19, you will find a report by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland telling How spending in Mansfield As indicated by Bank debits hit a rec Ord High of in de Cember. On Page 18, you la find a re port of 1946 Ohio sales tax receipts. It earmarks the mans Field Trade area As among the most Active in Olio. Both stories show the increasing importance of Mansfield and surrounding counties As an pending Trade area. 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