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Mansfield News Journal (Newspaper) - January 13, 1947, Mansfield, OhioFhe Ohio state archaeological historical society freezing rain tonight. Occasional rain and much colder tuesday. Mansfield news journal vol. 62, no. 312 Telephone 4251-6 Mansfield Ohio monday january 13, 1947 associated press United press International news service Price five cents strike wave engulfs England Herbert becomes 56th Ohio governor expressway would save project through cite planned to open direct Kite to Industrial plants. Editor s note is the second of a series of articles pm Mansfield s traffic Anil Highway problems by Philip gkie2se Mansfield s rapid growth As an Industrial Center with a prospective increase of 25 per cent in Industrial employment when Plant expansions Are completed is being offered As one of the major arguments for the proposed express Way through the City. Meredith p. Lichte Valter for Mer Ashland state Highway Engineer who. Drew plans for the big program pointed out that the convenient traffic outfit leading from the Southwest and West sides of the City to the Indus trial North and East sides will make it possible for workers to get to their jobs in less time and without contesting downtown traffic in the morning and eve Ning. The South West Section of Mansfield is be ing built up rapidly with 27die in one Day As 5 planes crash crashes involving five air planes took 27 lives in the United states yesterday with Only two survivors. Eighteen persons 15 from three Crew members died in the flaming wreck of an Eastern airlines Detroit Miami passenger plane which crashed during a rainstorm in Hilly country near Galax a. William Ellis Keyes jr., 25, off Boynton Fla., the Lone was dragged from the wreck by two residents of the Community who saw the crash. He suffered Shock lacerations and Burns. The five victims included a 92-year-old great grand Mother and two Cleveland women flying to Cuba for a Vaca Tion. Erecting times there. If they. Are employed at the Mansfield tire and rub Ber company Oreene Tappan stove company or Westinghouse they must dare All the Way across the City twice a Day. Mansfield is a fast growing modern Industrial City of Lichtenwalte s report says. City set. It is a progressive City and Many of its Industrial companies Are planning expansion of their plants. A 25 per cent increase in Industrial employment now total ing persons is foreseen on the basis of these plumed expansions. It is probable that the population will be in 1950 and by the Survey reports. It Points out that route 42 is the main traffic line across Ohio from North to South and connects the state s two largest Cen ters of Cincinnati and Cleveland. It also declares that the High Way conforms to a route of the tentative inter regional system connecting Columbus Cleveland and Cincinnati and is on a route of the military strategic network of highways. Important in that is its proximity to such vital installations As the Parsel army continued on Page 2 Grid players feted tonight approximately 300 persons will join with the news journal to night in paying tribute to the Fine football records compit by the 1946 football teams of Madison and Mansfield senior High schools. Eighty two representatives of senior High the majority of them members of the tyger football squad and 53 from Madison High will swell the attendance at the Lith annual news journal football banquet at North Lake coliseum at p. M. To Well Over 400. The football squads will be guests of the newspaper. To Mcmillin coach of Indiana University will be the principal speaker. As a Climax to his talk he will technicolor pictures of the no Wioska Indianu football game. Other features of the program include the presentation of a most valuable player award to the member of each of the senior and Madison High school teams selected by his teammates and the award of Gold footballs to senior members of each of the two teams by Sam Fox jeweler. They were mrs. Sarah Borger Ryan 92, Northfield Center miss Mollie Huber 36, miss Rose Gometz 40, Rymer 34, Akron Herbert c. Mil Ler 23, canal Fulton Stark county. Making first flight mrs. Borgerman was on the Way to visit her son Albert in Lake Worth Fla. She was making her first trip by air and a daughter mrs. William Lockhart said we thought it would make the trip easier for miss Huber a Secretary at the american mattress company and miss Gometz a Secretary at the Ace cig Aret service company were bound for Cuba. They had taken their vacations together for Many years. Rymer was president of the Model Aire inc., builders of Minia Ture planes and had been scheduled to depart on an earlier Shin. Later and fatal when he was unable to make connections. Miller was a Furnace installer who was flying to Coral Gables Fla., to join his wife and 11 month old son who were visiting mrs. Miller s Mother. Planes collide. T five persons were killed when two planes collided Over the Miami Fla aviation Center Airport. One person was injured critically. Miami police chief Karl Engel said the pilots attempted to land on opposite runways. Another disaster in Florida Cost the lives of two persons As an army training plane crashed near Cocoa in Brevard county Fla. A two seated private plane crashed near suburban Van Dyke near Detroit killing its occupants an army air forces Veteran and a student Pilot. Witnesses said the plane went into a tailspin about 200 feet from the ground. Still needed for . Shed no tears girls Van is still eligible John son idol of the juvenile film fans in t going to marry Evie mrs. Keenan Wynn after All. Both Johnson t Bobby sox Fol raised a storm of protest and the Star s studio my a have turned a vigorous thumbs Down on the marriage with the result that the Romance is off. Mrs. Wynn. Who went to Sun Valley Idaho to establish Resi Dence for a divorce right after the first of the year has returned Home. Wynn welcomed her Back apparently without Trace of hard feeling Johnson and Wynn Are closest friends and have remained so de spite the romantic situation. Oort confirms Curley s guilt District of Columbia court of appeals today affirmed the conviction of mayor James m. Curley of Boston on mail Froud. The court of appeals also affirmed the convictions of Curley s two associates James and Donald Wakefield Smith for Mer member of the National la Bor. Relations Board. The court s decision was by a 2 to 1 vote. A dissenting opinion was filed by judge Wilbur k. Miller. The three were found guilty in january 1946, of using the mails to defraud through a War contract group known Asen gingers group inc. Success of drive dependent on individual gifts. The Success of Mansfield s 000 Friendly House drive by wednesday is dependent upon response from Industry and from a great mass of contributions from individuals not contacted so Paul endriss Campaign chairman said today. Today s total moved up to 676 As weekend mail contributions of 5658 were received. This leaves still to be donated by the wednesday deadline. I endriss said he Felt the Campaign would be successful but that it depended largely upon contributions from those industries putting the drive into full swing this week. Individuals not contacted through their professions or at places of employment again were urged to mail their donations to the Campaign Headquarters in the r. E. Ave West or to the Friendly House. I endriss added that a Large num Ber of Campaign workers were expected to report contributions either today or tuesday. Plans for the Windup. Of the Campaign will be Laid tonight at a meeting of the general committee. Additional contributors to the building fund Are Brinkerhoff Pat citizens National Bank and Trust company Nerby piano House Sowash dry cleaning company local 758, United electrical radio and machine workers of America Cio Mansfield Lions club and Delta Theta chapter Delta Theta Tau sorority Coal Battle showdown due with the nation facing another Coal strike deadline in Only 11 weeks the Legal Battle Between the1 uni Ted mine workers Al and the government reaches a showdown before the supreme court Tomor Row. Ump chieftain John l. Lewis has asked the court to cancel con tempt convictions against himself and his Union and fines of the fines were imposed when Lewis failed to obey the government s injunctions restrain ing the ump from striking in the government operated mines. The Union charged in filing briefs saturday that the punish ment handed Down by Federal judge t. Alan Goldsborough was a result of Public hysteria and political the Union contended that the government was no different than private Industry and is prohibited from restraining orders by the Norris Laguardia anti in Junction act. Gov. Thomas j. Herbert Westinghouse wage request meeting set a contract calling for higher pay for Cio electrical workers at Westinghouse will be formulated next sunday at a mass meeting of members Joseph Hawkins president of local 711, said today. The plan will then be forwarded to International Union head quarters before being presented to company officials. Time and place of the sunday meeting wills be announce d later this week. Although no pay request in crease has been announced by the Union it is expected to aver age Between and 29 cents an hour. An associated press report of negotiations for wage increases in new York stated that contract requests this Spring will include a proposal that the Westinghouse corporation Bear the Complete Cost of health and welfare insurance and pension plan. The Union s contract with the company expires april 1. 4 announcement of the meeting followed installation of Union officers at Cio Headquarters yester Day. Hawkins said that approximately 300 new members at tended. Installed at the ceremonies were Hawkins re elected presi Dent James Anderson re elected first vice president George Christ second vice president Benjamin Contra recording Secretary Thomas flood re elected financial Secretary Martin Frank re elected treasurer Glenn Hedges re elected Hall guard Jacob Camp Bell three year trustee Russell Yarman chief Steward and Rob Ert Yeager Secretary to the Stew Ard Council. Members of the Union grievance Board Are Robert Landfair Louis Roth both re elected Charles Zuber Jack Conrad and John sheets. Escape injury London ins nine passengers and two Crew Mem Bers of a chartered British plane emerged unharmed today from a crash Landing on the French Beach near Cherbourg. Army concedes draft s death Washington High army officers conceded today there was Little or no Chance that Congress would extend the draft beyond its March 31 expiration. They pointed to the Strong opposition expressed among both re publicans and democrats after president Truman in his state of the Union message to Congress suggested that an Extension might be necessary. The War department still has t decided finally whether to go through the motions of requesting an Extension. It is delaying the decision while waiting to see How its recruiting program works out. Army officials feel they have done about everything possible now to stimulate recruiting. If the program Falls Short and a draft Extension is refused the army will insist that some other Means of solving its manpower problems be devised. It maintains that either its occupation tasks must be Cut so that less than Force set for july a 1947 can do the Job or Means must be authorized to stimulate recruiting. The army has signed up volunteers from a a Day through dec. 31, 1946. But of this total Only Are three year enlistments Short term ers Start getting out soon. There were who enlisted for one year. 325.082 for 18 months and for two years. New executive binds self to rigid Economy discusses major problems of state in his inaugural address today. By Harold Lisk Columbus administration practising rigid Economy and advocating a flexible taxation system was promised ohioans by Gover nor Thomas j. Herbert in his inaugural address today. The 52-year-old Cle Velander be came the state s 56th governor since it was admitted to state Hood in 1803. His oath taking on the Steps of state Capitol build ing also returned the Republican party to Power after a two year lapse. Herbert took Over the reins of office from Frank j. Lausche out going governor and fellow Cle Velander. The new chief executive Defeated Lausche in the gop election sweep last no vember after being sworn in by chief Justice Carl v. Weygandt her Bert discussed briefly each of the major problems facing the state. He took up in Wel fare agriculture highways labor state workers tuberculosis Anc taxation. Advocates tax cuts. The time has arrived Herbert declared for the practice of rigid Economy in the operation of government. He advocated that taxes imposed to meet any emergency should be decreased or discontinued when the emergency no longer exists. A reasonable he asserted is desirable. An unreasonable or excessive surplus such As we now have is undesirable. An overhauling of our state tax system is clearly indicated in or Der that we May accomplish a reduction in state taxes where pos sible a readjustment of tax reve Nues and a decentralization of some of our the new Republican governor campaigned on a Promise of reduced a lowering of the sales tax. The principle of levying heavy taxes for the sole purpose of creating a huge Herbert continued is unwise and dangerous to free representative government. Our taxation system in Ohio needs flexibility. The flow of reve nue from the pockets of the tax payer to the state Treasury should be regulated automatically in accordance with the financial needs of the discusses schools. Herbert acknowledged the hard pressed condition of the state s schools and school teachers. He promised that Public education continued on Page 2 report on shortages hints Happy Days Are going to be Here again Washington the Commerce department peeked into the future today and fore cast More meat sugar autos and whiskey in 1947. It said there was expected to be enough meat in 1947 to Supply every person with 150 pounds More than at any time in the last 35 years. While eggs fresh vegetables and milk will be scarcer than last year butter fish and Vari Ous canned should be More plentiful the department said. Predictions on the production of passenger cars in 1947 vary from to the department reported. However Large scale production May not be reached until the end of the second Quarter of 1947. Truck output is expected to reach from to the radio Industry expects to Jive an All time High in the Survey said. Blended whiskey will be ample and Brandy rum and Gin will be easily scotch however will still of scarce. The total Supply of lumber should hit Board feet which the department said would come close to the year s requirements. Furniture will be produced in record lots but supplies won t meet demand and plumbing will remain scarce. Other predictions Pepper will continue in Short Supply until imports increase. Dot will be hard to get but not other insecticides. Penicillin and streptomycin will be More plentiful. Shoe production will hit pairs. Iron and steel production will match demand by late 1947. Textile production Levels Are expected to go to new highs but Wool production will continue to decline and there la be a shortage of worsted fabrics. Party leaders at inaugural Richland count ians dotted the crowd at the inaugural of gov. Thomas j. Herbert in Columbus today. Headed by Republican leaders he county s delegation included former mayor Earl a. Mcfear and Harry Hawley former elec Tion Board clerk mrs. Elizabeth rub aug county chairwoman t. A. Woodard and William j. Johns Richland county Relief director. The Richland county Republican women s organizations were represented by mrs. D. L. Max Well mrs. Pearl Scott and mrs. Paul Bush. Some of the Man fielders drove to Columbus yesterday and others made the trip this morning in Ime to attend the ceremonies scheduled for shortly before noon. Bilbo awaits 2nd Mouth operation new up Dore g. Bilbo Mississippi s still unseated senator was resting comfortably at Touro infirmary Here today before undergoing a second operation on his cancerous Mouth. Workers quit As army aids in food tie up London tense As sympathy walkouts spread among thousands after government Calls troops London a the labor government used troops and sailors today to move strike bound food to hungry londoners touching off a wave of sympathy strikes which involved More than workers and threatened to room to Gigantic proportions. Within 15 minutes of the arrival of army personnel at Smithfield Market the City s largest meat distributing Center More than employees walked off the Job in support of More than truck Drivers who started an unofficial strike last monday and rejected pleas of Union leaders to return to work. The truck men demanded a gop pledges Marshall Aid general takes his oath As Secretary this week. Hour instead of a 48-hour week two weeks paid vacations half pay during illness and adjustment of overtime pay conditions. A 45 member wages Board met in Emer gency session to consider the de mands. London was tense. All police leaves were cancelled and mounted constables accompanied the convoys of military trucks. Long lines of army trucks poured into the City s East end past thousands of unsmiling per sons at the curbs. Almost immediately after the Smithfield workers struck labourers walked out at coven Garden chief vegetable Market in London. Convoys move food. The government risking the danger that the strike would spread throughout the metropolitan area sent Long convoys of army trucks to All the big Market centers with orders to move accumulated food supplies to shop drained of stocks since the unofficial truck strike began last Mon Day. Hundreds of other workers qui jobs in London and elsewhere. Prime minister Attlee sup ported in the decision to use troops by the seven ministers whose departments were involved called a special Cabinet meeting for late today and an other for tuesday. The transport strike had gravely shortened food supplies for the persons in greater Lon Don and spread to Liverpool Leeds Southampton and other major cities. Nearly Bristol tuckers quit and picketed depots and main roads. Subway bus and Street car workers were reported grumbling in protest against the use of troops to replace striking truckers but a Union spokesman said they had not yet considered sympathy the striking truck men belonged to the powerful transport and general workers Union the coun try s largest labor organization which Ernest Bevin headed before he became foreign Secretary. Leaders warn men. Strike leaders warned their men to behave the troops Are Only doing their Job and asserted that the strikers were determined to remain Idle until All troops were withdrawn. It would be impossible for us to continue at work while Black legs in uniform Are doing the work of striking lorry truck Drivers a statement said. If the use of troops is continued we will con Sider taking action As far As re Tail distribution is already suffering from an acute meat shortage greater London s people also were threat ened with a potato famine after the covent Garden walkout. The City s potato stocks were described As very Low and growers were reported withholding shipments pending developments. Rain on City s weather menu although the stage was set to Day for a snowstorm the weath Erman said temperatures May limb enough to bring ram instead possibly freezing rain Over sections of Northern Ohio. Moderate temperatures were forecast for tonight and Tomor occasional Light rain was predicted. Highways in Mansfield and throughout the state were reported ice free by the state Highway department. The Low at Hayesville this morning was 22 degrees while the High yesterday was 34. Meets today the Richland county on the Job veterans farm committee was to meet at p. M. Today in the county superintendent s office. Members of the committee Are county supt. Boyd Robinson George b. Ganyard Guy l. Tay or and w. Barger. Washington up Gen. George c. Marshall becomes Secre tary of state this week with assurances from senator Vanden Berg of Republican support on major diplomatic issues expected to arise during the months ahead. Final plans for Marshall to take the oath As successor to James f. Byrnes Are yet to be announced but officials said privately that the ceremony probably would be held at the White House the lat Ter part of the week. Marshall resting after 13 months of arduous diplomatic work in China remained in Hono Lulu Over the week end and the exact time of his arrival was not speeches cited. Meanwhile the pattern of his future tasks and something of the extent of the Republican sup port he can expect in striving for their accomplishment were made Clear in speeches by Byrnes and Vandenberg the chairman of the Senate foreign relations commit tee. Vandenberg addressing the Cleveland count upon world affairs saturday night spoke out for 1. Congressional appropriation s to carry on an american Relief program in War wrecked coun tries 2. Rehabilitation Loans for coun tries which need them and 3. Continuance of Tariff reducing reciprocal Trade agreements in some form. Policy shift. The Michigan senator also urged a policy shift in China saying the United states now should support the coalition of non communist parties backing China s new Constitution. This evidently would mean abandoning the policy which mar shall followed during his stay in policy of Equality be tween the communists and the nationalist Kuomintang which to Date has run the government. Byrnes also speaking in Cleve land declared himself More confident than Ever that the United states can achieve a just peace by cooperative Effort with other nations provided it would remain firm in upholding the drive movie to Cost a drive in theater to Cost 000 and accommodate 700 cars will be built on the Ashland Road by the Central drive in theater inc., of Cleveland it was announced today in Cleveland by Adolph Ochs general manager and director of the company. Grading on the site six Miles from Mansfield on u. S. Route 42, has been going on for the past month Ochs told the news Jour Nal in a Telephone interview and actual building of the screen will be started As soon As spa approval is Given. This Dave a will be the larg est screen in Ochs declared and it will be the first one in Ohio outside of Cleveland for our fifteen arces on the left Side of the Road going toward Ashland vere purchased by the company. Blum visits London Paris up Premier Leon 31um left by plane for London to Day. Blum s office said the trip s made at the invitation of he British he left rom Lebourget Ai drome in a British european airways plane. Mail your contribution today to the Friendly House newspaper

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