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Mansfield News Journal (Newspaper) - January 19, 1947, Mansfield, OhioWeather warmer sunday. Monday warmer with a few scattered a Owen. Mansfield news journal Fajr coat vol. 62, no. 318 Telephone 4251-6 Mansfield Ohio sunday january 19, 1947 Tell associated wire sender Price five Thompson Battles Talmadge grand jurors Thea cases against 33 two second degree murder charges top heavy docket. At least 33 defendants charged with 34 Law violations will be investigated by the Richland county grand jury which convenes in the com Mon pleas court room Tomor Row morning. Topping the docket heaviest in recent terms will be two charges of second degree murder. Court attaches estimate that at least three Days will be needed for disposal of jury business. Scheduled for investigation under the murder accusations Are Clarence Black "224% North main Street and John Owens 257% Jorth main Street. Black is accused of having fatally stabbed Rich Ard Jones bartender at the demo club Christmas morning. Owens is charged with shooting Alonzo b. Lindsay 266% North Street in an Alley off North Diamond Street last nov. 2. Other defendants and the charges against them include Robert Lee Andrews rape Roy Briggs rape and robbery Charles w. Williams assault with intent to rape Paul Malitch Possession of burglary tools George Malitch carrying concealed weapons Hil Lary Harris unarmed robbery Abe Smith unarmed robbery James Leslie Weyant obtaining Money under false pretences John de Santo operating a motor vehicle without the owner s consent James Howe attempted break ing and entering Robert l. Alli son carrying concealed weapons Rocco John Restagno operating a motor vehicle without the own in s consent Ted r. Dorrion issuing checks without funds William b. Kunkel operating a motor vehicle with out the owner s consent Raymond r. Bonnell grand larceny Charles Tabb breaking and entering Frank f. Kinney operating a motor vehicle without the owners consent Edward j. Koloze break ing and entering. Carl r. Sweeney operating a motor vehicle without the owner s consent Howard e. Niman receiving stolen property Thomas j. Clements breaking and enter ing Russell e. Dillinger carrying concealed weapons Myall Eugene Lewis embezzlement Joseph Bak intent to kill Joe i. Erwin issuing a Check with out funds. Robert Briggs robbery Walter r. Williams armed robbery Sher Man d. Wade armed robbery Clyde Burkhard armed robbery Nan Ella King cutting with in tent to wound Anthony George Sherman operating a motor vehicle without the owners consent. Al flays Cio wage analysis Al struck out sharply at the Cio s Nathan wage policy report Satur Day and said it has nothing what Ever to do with the realities of Industrial the Al publication labor s monthly Survey said the report made by private economist Robert r. Nathan for the Cio called for a 25 percent wage increase and commented to deceive workers by leading them to believe they should receive such a general increase is a most irresponsible it was the second time this week the Al has hit at Cio poli cies. Al president William Green in a f statement tuesday criticized the flood of Cio suits for Portal to Portal pay claims. He maintained such claims should be settled through collective bar gaining rather than in court. Crossing Rye with wheat helps yield London up the mos cow radio announced saturday that soviet scientists had crossed Rye with wheat producing a Hardy and highly productive soft Winter wheat the Grain evolved Dur ing 10 years of experimentation by agronomist Osele dets of the ukrainian research Institute has heavier yields than Standard types the Broad cast declared. Experimental plantings in re Gions where other varieties of russian wheat suffered heavily from the cold yielded 22.3 Bush Els per acre the announcement mid. Newspaper 711 votes today on wage boost request Mem Bers of local 711, United electrical workers Cio Tillee to today to approve or reject a 1947 proposed contract Mitzi the company which if passed will be strutted to the company for negotiations this Spring. Joseph Hawkins Union president said the meeting will Weld at p. M. Today at the Johnny Appleseed Audi Ort Cline Avenue. Hawkins said the contract will request a substantial wage in Caner tie amount of which will be determined by negotiations with Wing House he said the increase would depend upon the relation Al of the earning Power bikers the Price of living at Lilime of vote on it. Following approval of the con Tut by the local membership to contract will be sent to the intuitional Union for approval by 25 unions in the Westinghouse plats before negotiations can be explained. Philip Murray Pult Fene of the Cio was urged i induce James b. Carey Cio Miet Ary treasurer to with draw his support of c. E. Wil son president of the general electric company As chairman of president Truman s committee on civil rights the associated press reported yesterday. The demand was made by Sam Uel Goldberg business representative of local 134, United electrical workers who said that Carey s endorsement is Little Short of flying in the face of All g e and Westinghouse workers throughout the country who put up such a valiant fight during the recent strike wreckage of an East Side Cleveland apartment House where one person was killed and 13 persons injured in an explosion fire saturday is shown above. Two explosions caused by leaking Gas set off the fire that destroyed the three Story building. City asked to fill Book treasure chest1 t treasure Chest of help replace the works of literature destroyed by the fascists and nazis during the peace cry of the Mansfield Public Library. The books also will serve As a Good will gesture to the entries where libraries and Book stores looted and burned during Emy occupation will not be rebuilt for Many years. Unless we share the books we have in ant Etta the j children of will set of mine fire a Ringham Ala. Any bomb is to be set a seam of Coal next week in tit nation s first major expert nit to determine if by product Gascon piped from Coal Burn injun the ground. He Experiment is to be Odiear tie Gorgas mine of the Ali Lama lower co., and will be Wil Essed by ranking officials of . Bureau of mines Coal officials and research men. Tit was conceived and lat july directed by Milton h. Ties to Hewer company s manager of coils Narte operations. H attic Jupt will be made Dur initial firing to pipe off Gas produced by the burning Coal Bil special peepholes have been to permit a close of the processes. Lithe Experiment is considered by soul pies plans to pipe Gas fro Tjie fired steam through a bluing process into lines to the Utilis nearby Orgas Power plus lining men said the Gas should Bei and possibly even Rich or Bhaji Gas produced Inette orthodox manner in Coke bomb hey say that if the Experiment is Access Ful it conceivably could Ojo a next Field by utilizing Mil of Lojis of Coal in the seams or it great Depths which Ordi daily co Tod not be mined because of he Hiigli Cost of production. Evitish poll n favor of Royal match the sunday Pill rial 131 a final report on its roil to trance poll said today per cent of thousands of Zelte from British readers a the a marriage of Princess Libeth England s future Queen Fri race Philip of Greece and Figi tre was a nine per cent nose cover the total of favor Atli replies at the end of the first of the poll. Those opposing the marriage dropped from 40 of per cent four per cent had a objection to the marriage but sail it should be accompanied by of the throne. Europe an3 Asia will grow up without mrs. Eva Leon Ard children s librarian said yesterday. The Campaign now under Way in the City is for 30 just enough to fill the treas ure Chest being built by1 senior High school vocational classes. When it is completed the Chest will be turned Over to the High school Art classes for decoration miss Leonard said. The treasure Chest idea has spread All Over the United miss Leonard continued. Schools libraries and v clubs throughout the country have been taking part. Now the Mansfield Public Library is sponsoring a Chest and is counting on the peo of Mansfield to help fill Book list available. According to the librarian books for the Chest must be chosen from a list sent out by the treas ure Chest committee of new York a Central Agency made up of the Myca Owca children s Book Council and the american Library association and More than a score of other sponsors. Vat affords an excellent Opportunity for any club scout troop civic organization or individual to contribute one or More books for the project. Once assembled the chests will be sent to american military government stations throughout the world at the instruction of the Chest committee. Miss Leon Ard said the Mansfield Library s Chest will probably go to Korea China or a list of the required books for the Chest is now on file at the Library where the Public May re Fer to it. As soon As the Chest is completed it will be put on Dis play at the Library to await do nation of books and its tap to children of another land. British pushing albanian charges new York the Brit ish government disclosed Satur Day that it would present to the United nations Security Council a Contention that mines were sown a mile off the coast of Albania within the last eight months. Two British destroyers struck mines in the Corfu Channel oct. 22 with a loss of 44 lives and London has filed a complaint against Albania with the Council demanding an apology and compensation for property and lives. Oty Back in race for safety honors will toss its traffic silly record in the ring again Ali year aiming for another fid rating in the state s Anial safety contest mayor of w. Vaughn said yesterday. Its City s oven traffic safety due Sho Tild put Mansfield in a gel position to score another Vitae Nayor said. Tie police department s traffic squad under the direction of commissioner Boals is cracking Down on All types of driving violations. Speeders and Stop sign passers Are the major targets Boals has reported. Mansfield in 1945, took first place in its population group in the state contest. In 1944 it took second place. Results of the 3946 contest Are to be announced after March 15. Police Grill Cowboy about sadist murder bulletin Piette 36, Huntington Beach calif., apprehended in a car t containing bloodstains and a bloodstained woman s coat was being questioned by Parker ariz., officers in connection with the Butcher slaying of Elizabeth Short los Angeles police were informed Early this morning. Don t be caught with plants Halsey Admiral William f. Halsey jr., last night appealed for continuation of wartime co operation Between the 1 forces and Industry declaring we must not be caught with ants Down an address prepared for a dinner meeting of the naval Indus association and the los Angeles a los Angeles Cowboy was detained for questioning Merced calif., police a description of another Man known As red and Bob was broadcast to peace officers in search for the sadistic Slayer of 22-year-old Elizabeth Short. Merced police capt. Malon Stanley said a los Angeles cow boy booked As Edward Glen Thorpe was detained after his comments had aroused a fellow bus passenger s suspicions. Stan Ley added that an would be made of examination stains on a jacket found in the Good looking 32-year-old Cowboy s suitcase. Denies guilt. Thorpe denied any knowledge of miss Short s death. The police bulletin describing the Man called red and Bob was sent the California and Nevada officers after investigators had Learned that miss Short recently was seen with the Man who police Jack Donahoe said is an sex convict has red hair and has a criminal record that extends Back into the Juve Nile file. Capt. Donahoe said the Man is a parolee and served with the Marine corps in the War. Los Angeles officers who questioned mrs. Vera French and her daughter Dorothy friends of miss Short in slain girl san Diego had related said that the the Man known As red and was employed by an airline lived in Huntington Park calif., and recently worked in san Diego. Authorities said their investigation indicated that miss Short and red met last dec. 16, and that she left Jan. 8 in an Auto Mobile with a Man whose Auto had a Huntington Park sticker on the Windshield. The girl s Mother. Mrs. Phoebe May Short reached los Angeles saturday by air plane from bos ton. She said she would testify at the inquest and do everything possible to help authorities. Draft Call action still up in air1 Washington Secre tary of War Patterson said last night that the army s decision on whether to ask for Extension of the draft will depend on this month s recruiting figures and he is not sanguine about the re a recommendation will be Mads Early in february. Dates to remember Jan. For buying 1947 Cia club he emphasized that the 31 t official termination of end our need for added anything it clarified the importance of continuing this co operation in peacetime1, not Only As a Means of added Protection to our hard earned peace but should War again overtake us As a Means of fighting and winning More quickly and easily than before. Valuable months were lost in the beginning of the last War while the armed forces were finding out what Industry could do and Industry was learning what the armed forces wanted it we cannot afford to waste even a single Day of any future War in this fashion he declared that industries which during the War turned out carriers destroyers submarines tanks bombers and other implements of War must be prepared to revert to that production again tomorrow with the minimum Effort and in the shortest possible time ship unloading in Antarctica Bay of whales Antarctica cargo ship Yancey be Gan unloading truck is jeeps trac tors and other supplies saturday for the Polar expedition s base in Antarctica. The Yancey had some trouble chinese reds reject truce banking the communists saturday rejected the chinese government s overtures for new peace negotiations. Sun of chairman of the government s legislative Yuan and Leader of the peace Effort said the government would try to keep the door open but if the communists desire a protracted civil War the government will have no alternative but to carry on the other official but unidentifiable sources however were inclined to believe that no drastic political or military developments were in immediate Prospect. They held that the impasse probably would continue indefinitely await ing Fuller clarification of United states policy toward China. Sources close to both factions said there was no Hope of resum ing negotiations at least for a few and speculated that the United states might do one of three things allow the Situa Tion to Drift along for a while pull out of China completely or continue Aid to the government on condition that there be no civil War and that the government be reorganized drastically along the lines suggested by general mar shall in his Farewell statement last week. Dog tags. Feb. Real estate taxes due. Jan. Of dimes Campaign ends. For reinstate control of the islands which they ment of government life insur-1 were chinese from ancient Ance for War veterans. I times. Chinese repeat Island claims chinese embassy in Paris last night reiterated chinese claims to the parcels archipelago a string of islands in the China sea about 150 Miles East of Annam on which France and Japan had Laid claim before the War. Numerous notes were exchanged during the 1930 s with the French foreign office the embassy state ment said and in All of them China consistently renewed its claims to Early in the morning moving in to Shore through the ice floes be Hind the ice breaker Northwind. A southerly Breeze was sending ice floes moving out of the Bay of whales As the Yancey swung in toward Shore to unload the first cargo to be discharged on the e Frozen continent by this expedition. Before Long the Crew was hard at work moving supplies Over the Side on to the ice. The supplies Are for the tent town which will be built atop a Glacier which in fact is resting on the Ross sea. The town will be established for workmen who will Lay out the first air strip. The tent town will be named High jump base and that is a suitable name since it is like a pole vault from the Low Flat Bay on to the Glacier 120 feet High. By mid morning the Yancey which is equipped with a 30-ton Crane had several trucks two jeeps two Power sleds four trac tors and Large timbers for bridging out on the ice alongside. The Timber will be used to make a Bridge through the Ridge of pressure ice a Quarter of a mile South of where the ship is moored. Capt. George f. Kosco in charge of scientific projects Esti mated the South wind was blow ing the ice floes out of the Bay at the rate of tons an hour rate it would take Clear out All the but at that 40 Days to broken ice. Rear adm. Richard h. Cruzen task Force commander announced that the destroyer Brownson in the Eastern group had taken aboard five of the six survivors of the recent plane crash who will return Home. The sixth survivor capt. Henry h. Caldwell. Commander of the seaplane tender Pine Island will remain. Second round coming up in Georgia fight Arnall Steps aside but Battle goes on As former lieutenant govern or demands right to Rule state. Bulletin Atlanta Herman Talmadge said last night that if Georgia courts hold that he is not entitled to the governorship to which the legislature elected him he will abide by the decision. Atlanta a. . M. E. Thompson announced saturday he had taken Over As acting governor of Georgia following resignation of Ellis Arnall and would demand that Herman Talmadge surrender the governor s office and executive mansion. Talmadge elected by the legislature in the Early hours of wednesday morning after a tumultuous 16-hour session took physical Possession of the Capitol and mansion thursday after ousting Arnall. Thompson former educator and doctor of philosophy took his oath of office at a. M. In the almost deserted Senate chamber. Immediately afterwards Arnall announced that his conditional resignation filed previously with the Secretary of state had be come effective. Thompson said he would con front Talmadge monday in the executive office and demand that he surrender the government. If i do not see him continued Thompson sunday is Robert e. Lee s birthday and monday will be observed As a Legal Holiday in Georgia i will see him tuesday and if not then then at the earliest possible asked at a press conference k he could evict the rival governor Thompson replied just yet i Don t have a Strong Mili tary at my Back but i shall follow up my Thompson said his first official act was to direct fhe attorney general to continue suit to enjoin Talmadge More Hijack arrests due Fri follows up its attack after cracking big business ring. New York More arrests Are expected the Fri announced last night after a round up of big business hijackers sat urday resulted in the arrest of 21 persons in new York and Miami Beach. Sudden crackdown of the fed eral agents is believed to have shattered a hijacking ring which in past has stolen 30 of scarce goods in the past five men described As the Lead ers of the group were held in 000 bail each when arraigned be fore Federal judge Alfred c. Coxe on indictments charging theft of shipments in interstate Commerce. Thefts included loads of electrical appliances Cotton piece goods leather rugs musical instruments and cosmetics. Five others named in the indictments were held in Small bail while four not named in the indictments were arraigned before a u. S. Commissioner. Six of the arrested men were held in Small bail by a u. S. Commissioner in Brook Lyn and the last was held in 000 bail by a u s. Commissioner in Miami. Edward Scheldt special Fri agent in charge of the new York office said the arrests came after months of investigation which Dis closed the intricate Story of the gang s operations entered in the metropolitan new York area. Smooth handling. Named As director of the gang s depredations was Salvatore Imperiale alias Salvatore West 34, of Brooklyn who was credited by Scheldt with the finesse of a Busi Ness executive he devoted his entire time to planning operations against truck Scheldt said. Two other men arrested As Lead ers of the gang known As the West were Romeo Gara Fola alias the 36, and Frank Gagliardi alias Frank the 39, both Imperiale who took no part in the actual hijackings was driven around the metropolitan area by one of his subordinates and when a Likely shipment was spotted would assign one of his special authority the Titi its to the Job of stealing truck Scheldt the could be Metek misers Warren up fourteen parking meters valued at is 124, have been stolen from Warren s streets in the last 11 Days traffic commissioner c. M. Wagers said saturday. Uso Camp shows Roll Down curtain Washington the curtain has fallen on the last Uso Camp show for gis in Europe. The army announced today 1hat 221 the last group in the european theater arc due 1o arrive by Steamer at new York on tuesday. The players made up 14 touring companies. Gation was filed originally in the name of Arnall As governor _ appoints officials. At the same time Thompson announced appointment of Arnall s former Law partner Stone Wall Dyer of Newman As state Revenue commissioner. Dyer will Challenge Talmadge appointed Charles Redwine of Fayetteville confirmed by the Senate last Fri Day. Thompson also announced a Complete new 12-Man Highway Board. Arnall disclosed he had turned Over to Thompson approximately in executive department funds previously in his care Thompson said he would dispose of the Money in due course i conformity with the Constitution and the As acting governor Thompson would serve until the next general election in november 1948. Tal Madge s spokesmen have declared he intends to serve the full four year term of his father. Both men Are pledged to the White supremacy program of the late Eugene Talmadge which was adopted As the platform of the Georgia democratic party in convention last october. This includes restoration of Georgia s democratic White perpetuation of Georgia s unique county unit system of voting and expansion of state services. Continued on Page 2 greek Premier wont give up Athens con Stadtm Tsaldaris met the Chal Lenge of Cabinet resignations and opposition attacks last night Wilh a declaration that he would Battle his opponents to a show Down when parliament reopens on monday. Political observers however. Bricker ready to Aid Taft Hunt for Toga Washington up friends said saturday that sen. John w. Bricker soon May announce his support of sen. Robert a Taft As Ohio s favorite son candidate for the 1948 Republican nomination. Bricker was not available immediately for comment and Taft declined comment. Bricker recently let it become known 1hat he is stepping out of Taft s Way As the latter did for him in 1944, when Bricker was the gop vice presidential nominee. There Are indications that the two Ohio republicans Are becoming associated closely in their Senate work. Taft invited Bricker to be his at the annual dinner last night of the Alfalfa club political fun organization. He also designated Bricker the guest of Honor at a reception at Taft s Home today for Republican senators and their wives. Whose eight months m office have set a record Tonucie for any pre Mier of the eight since the libera Tion of Greece. They pointed out Itiat Tsaldaris populist royalist party had Only 164 of the 354 seats in parliament and that if the voting followed party lines he fail to achieve a vote of Confidence. If Tsaldaris were repudiated in parliament King George ii. According to greek custom would name the Leader of the largest opposition party Themistocles Sopholis of the liberals and a former Premier to form a new government. Astute political manipulation has carried Tsaldaris through two previous government crises. His appearance before the United nations Security Council to present a complaint that disorders in Greece were inspired by her North. Ern neighbors Albania. Yugoslavia and Bulgaria pulled him through a tight spot that developed Early in december.

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