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Mansfield News Journal (Newspaper) - January 20, 1947, Mansfield, OhioThe Ohio St l in weather Windy and colder late to night. Tuesday colder. Mansfield news journal vol. 62, no. 319 Telephone 4251-6 Mansfield Ohio monday january 20, 1947 associated press United press part for of tvs cents International news service it Raj cd r 1 v a i Lone killed 3 injured in traffic i i t t t it1 Holmes sheriff belatedly reports burglaries farm Bureau and hardware store looted stolen goods Are transferred to waiting automobile outside Nashville. Millersburg sheriff Wayne d. Starner disclosed today that the Nashville hardware company and the Branch office of the Holmes county farm Bureau in Nash Ville were ransacked Early Satur Day by burglars who escaped with Worth of loot and 5100 in sheriff Starner did not explain Why the burglaries were not disclosed until today. Nash Ville is four Miles West of Millersburg. He said the burglars used an automobile owned by Elmer Gal Braith operator of the store to carry the merchandise just out Side Nashville where the loot apparently was transferred to a waiting car. Galbraith s car was found abandoned half a mile East of Nashville. 5 windows cleaned out Galbraith estimated the store loss at he said the show window was about cleaned and the burglars also broke open a Safe and stole s100 in Cash. He placed a value of s900 on the store merchandise that included three radios work clothes shoes electric drills and motors and numerous Small articles. Entry was obtained through a basement window. The burglars then broke open a trap door leading to the first floor. A Honey tires taken. Of the Holmes county farm Bureau said burglars also broke into the Nashville Branch office steal ing 53 cents in Cash and Worth of goods. Missing were three cases of Honey four automobile tires and tubes 20 pounds of Coffee an electric churn two machine belts and work gloves. Sheriff Starner said he linked the two burglaries but it has not been established which building the burglars broke into first. Driver robbed his taxi stolen area police and Highway patrolmen today were on the look out for two men who yesterday morning forced Orenal Brown 245 Rowland Avenue. Yellow Stripe cab Driver to drive them North of Plymouth where they robbed him of and fled with his cab. The car a 46 Model Sedan later was found abandoned near Plymouth and returned to mans Field officers said. Brown walked a Short distance into Plymouth after he was forced out of the car on route 61, and reported the robbery. He said the men shoved some thing against his Back on Bow Man Street and told him to keep he drove them through Plymouth and North on route 61 where the robbery took place he said. Brown told officers he had picked up the men in front of the demo club on North main Street about a. Yesterday. Grand jury opens three Day session the january term of Richland county grand jury convened at 10 a. Today to study 30 cases against 35 defendants in a session expected to last three Days. Among the cases on the jury s Calendar Are two involving second degree murder charges. Defend ants in the cases Are Clarence Black. 224 North main Street and John 2573i North main Street. Black is accused of stabbing Richard Jones bartender at the demo club and Owens with slay ing Alonzo b. Lindsay in a Dis Pute last nov. 2. Plant goes of Block War i assets administration offered for Sals or lease today a chemical j Plant at Fostoria Ohio which was i operated by the National Carbon i company during the War. The Plant Cost the government 000. Suspects held in rustling two men of French Span ish Indian descent were detained in City and county jails today under suspicion of Aid ing their younger brother escape after he allegedly rustled two cows from the Jud Day farm near Lucas Jan. 3, sheriff Frank e. Robinson reported. The men who claim they Are in show were apprehended at the Home of their father who lives in a tent on the county Fairgrounds Robinson said. Acting on a confidential deputies said they arrested the two men last night and Early this morning. Robinson said he had in formation that the men 38 and 40 years of age aided their brother who is 33. To Cross the line because the Law is after bar Cross the line the older Brothers meant get him away from Mansfield and they said they drove him to Norwalk Rob Inson reported. The cows were stolen during the night of Jan. 3 and found three Days later in a horse stall at the Fairgrounds. Under questioning the two men placed the time of the crime around Christ Mas but before new year s Day. Robinson said he Learned that the men celebrate Christmas on Jan. 5 and new year s on Jan. 13. Specific charges against the men will depend upon a Confer ence with the county prosecutor Robinson said. Meanwhile notices for the apprehension of the younger brother Are to be dispatched throughout said. The state Robinson Bud Wea Thoj halts trip of Gen Marshall arrival of Gen. George c. Marshall in Washington to take Over the office of Secretary of state was delayed today of bad weather. Marshall s plane was scheduled to arrive in the capital at a. Est but the air transport command announced that the flight was cancelled and the Gen eral would not Fly to Washington today. The plane was due to land at Chicago at a. Washington was fog bound with Low ceiling and intermittent rain. Marshall had planned to be sworn in As state Secretary at 11 a. To succeed Jarnes f. Byrnes. Meanwhile Byrnes who re signed because of ill health planned to sign the peace treaties with the German satellite states in solemn ceremonies at the state department. Marshall is planning to go into immediate conference with presi Dent Truman after taking the oath of office. Byrnes was expected to join in the talks. Marshall was not expected to make any immediate or drastic decisions. However it was anticipated that Byrnes would stand by in Washington Long enough to make the transition from one Secretary of state to another As easy As possible and to acquaint his successor pending problems. Westinghouse employees of new contract local 711 ratifies proposal calling for More pay health insurance. Approximately Mem Bers of local 711, United electrical workers Cio ratified the proposed contract with the Westinghouse electric corporation yesterday and endorsed a wage increase request to be decided during negotiations with the company probably next month. Joseph Hawkins Union presi Dent said today that the contract will be forwarded to the inter National Union office where it will be incorporated with the proposed contracts of 25 other Westing House unions. The meeting yesterday attended by More than one third of the Union member ship was held in the Johnny Appleseed Junior High auditorium. We assume negotiations will begin in february although it is not Hawkins said. The Union s present contract with the Westinghouse company expires March 31. V asks health insurance. Hawkins said the membership voted for an improved contract including adequate health and Wel fare insurance an improved plan of hospitalization improved pen Sion plan and the inclusion of Many protections for the War vet eran employees and those who will enter the Hawkins said the re questing the Westinghouse corporation pay All expenses of these services. The wage increase Hawkins said will depend upon the relationship of the earning Power of workers and the Cost of living at the time negotiations Are begun. The associated press reported earlier that the increase would be Between 27% and 29 cents an hour. Hawkins said these proposed in creases May not hold Good in Mansfield at the time negotiations Are started. Go orders Thompson Bui Talmadge says japs permitted to make explosives Tokyo general Mac Arthur s Headquarters today authorized japanese manufacture of tons of explosives during 1947 for vital civilian needs. Officials said that checks on the use of the explosives permitted in such Fields As mining whaling and construction will be maintained by a system of controls and Licen sing. Models pledge their Glamor to Bill Green san May come As a blow to Phil Mur Ray and the Cio but san fran Cisco s professional models have pledged their Glamor to William Lucky Bill Green of the Al. Or. Murray should t feel too badly though. After All he still has the longshoremen. What should he care if the Al has prettier pickets the models in a membership meeting last night voted unanimously for Al lending weight to their demands for an hour for und raped posing. Miss Rosalie Drackert. Presi Dent of the new born san fran Cisco Model s Guild local no. Is firm about that wage scale. Too Long she says have artists models courted pneumonia in draft studios for a Bare pittance. Working conditions in the Model ing profession have been in a sad state for years the blonde and Lovely miss Drackert says. It dates Clear Back to the Days of the old masters when one old fiend used to deliberately keep his studio at a refrigeration temperature and literally freeze his models. He liked to catch that Nice Blue flesh tone. Now the ladies have Only one problem where Are they going to pin that Union Button on their work ing clothes. Atlanta Herman Tal Maddt bluntly rejected today a let and that he vacate the office of Gover nor in a face to Nice Exchange of words with m. E. Thompson. Talmadge said thai he alone was chief executive of Borgia and had every intention of remaining so. In a Brief but dramatic meeting Thompson entered Lal Nadge s of fice at a. M., Leing admitted by state patrolmen guarding the door. He told salad Ger i have been Swarni in As lieu tenant governor ail am now the Legal acting in a quiet but boat reply Tal made said gives Blunt or. Thompson Here is Nova Cancy in the office of governor. I alone am governor i have every intention of remain thomps9n demanded that Tal Madge vacate the office of governor. The two men fad other across a desk. Thy were alone in the office except for members of the press. Thompson quiet Ltd e m a n d e d that Talmadge Vacile the executive offices and the official Man Sion. Across his dealt Young Tal Madge replied just is calmly that there was no vacant in office that he alone was governor and that he had every intention of remaining so. There was no Shon of Force and the meeting was entirely Friendly. Both men Shook Haite at the be ginning and end of the Confer. Herman Talmadge and family above make them selves comfortable in the geor Gia executive mansion apparently undisturbed by the claims of Lieut. Gov. E. Thomp son right that he is acting governor of the state. The Georgia legislature designated Talmadge to serve As governor despite claims of Talmadge opponents that the legislative body had no such authority. International up the ence and Thomman went stairs to open an off ice in office of the present of As he departed torn son told reporters he would Lave his Case up to the courts Tulch already have for consideration attorney general Eugene Cool s suit to in validate Talmadge As Legal governor. _ former Ellis a Naff meanwhile carried on the fight against Talmadge As a private citizen. He planned to make a speech at a protest rally in at Lanta tomorrow night. Leftists hold 5-to-1 Lead in polish voting master singers report Complete sell out the masters Gers concert for next monday night is a com plete or. F. A. Hoff Man ticket chairman reported today. There Are no More seats he added. The concert to be presented at John Simpson auditorium at p. Will include nine numbers by Mac Morgan radio and concert baritone songs by a girls Trio and full chorus numbers. A. Lemoine Derr teacher of music in Mansfield schools will direct the program. Following the concert a reception for All members of the chorus their wives and guests will be held at the sky club. It is hoped or. Hoffman said to have Morgan and his accompanist As special guests. A Buffet supper will be served and tribute paid to All those who have taken part in the concert arrangements and pro Gram planning. Herbert Eady to air views Columbus id related problems of taxes ind veterans bonuses were underscored in the talk of legislators Duming today for gov. Thomas j. Herbert s first message to the a general As Sembly. The governor insisted that his address to a joint Senate House session at 8 p. Tould recommend a legislative Pup am in line with the Republican Ste pension platform and his Canjun pledges. The platform pressed imme Diate and substantial reduction in state taxes and Ai Opportunity for the people to Volt on payment of bonuses to hit veterans of world War pm Herbert has exposed agree ment with platform proposals and Early in his campain called for a one third reduction in sales taxes which last Yar Retro the state More than legislators part nearly those from Rural attempts to Cut sales taxes would encounter rough going. They recalled that state representatives had turned thumbs Down on s Pilar suggestions by former Ftp. John w. Bricker four years f. Even after Senate approval. The gop plat Foa and her Bert s Campaign Spet lies advocated a review of the Rno nop oly to eliminate the evils of the present Bill already is before the sen Alt to provide such a Survey. Also under sen Alt study Are three plans to pay veterans be tween 000 in bonuses the Money to be raised either from property levies or sales taxes. Seven More proposals Are expected probe plan crash leftist democratic bloc accused of terroristic tactics and repression in the polish election in which at least eight deaths occurred established an Over whelming 5 to 1 Lead in the first unofficial returns today. The initial report gave the communist sponsored coalition party 80.765 votes against Only received by All opposition factions including the polish peasant party led by vice Premier Stanislaw Mikolajczyk. Mikolajczyk who bitterly charged the democratic bloc of using imprisonment and threat1 in violation of the Yalta agreement indicated he will address an a peal to the United states Britain and France to withhold recognition of the polish government selected in sunday s election. Mikolajczyk Leader of the opposition polish peasant party asserted there were election violations in every District by the leftist Warsaw government which he accuses of rigging the election by repression and Ter As anticipated the democratic bloc of leftist parties showed a landslide advantage in the first provisional results received from 18 districts in Warsaw. Six of the reported Flection deaths were announced by the Warsaw government which told of a Battle Between troops and underground guerillas at Zamosc near Lublin. The government said six polish soldiers were killed in the encounter and nine injured when an armed band of 80 men attacked the polling place. Two other persons were reported killed in scattered outbursts of violence in other sectors of Poland. Headquarters of these purity police which were on armed patrol throughout the country re ported Only some sheriff s deputies sought to Day to Trace the Early Steps in a Peculiar adventure that be fell John Bayus 37, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Section worker at Willard last Robert 18, Shelby r. D. 1, told Tho sheriff s department that he was driving on Dempsey Road near so Olav last night when he saw what he thought was a deep rut m the Road. Coming nearer to the he saw it was a body tried to straddle the form 200 feet after Taki Joff from the to pay s75 a week for the child a with his car. He expressed be Joan Barry says she s happily wed Pittsburgh Joan Barry who said Charlie Chaplin was the father of her three year old daughter Carol Ann was hav Dpi ing the happiest time of my life today began an instigation of i today As the wife of a Railroad the crash Here Yede Day of a brakeman Russell sock. Two engined Navy Trainer plane that injured its Whitt officer occupants. The Navy sub Trainer crashed fron a height of her marriage last nov. 16, was disclosed in Hollywood by her at Torney a. H. Risse who won a court decision ordering Chaplin dem hampers gop tax plan Washington demo cratic opposition threatened today to slow Down Republican Legisla Tion to extend present High excise taxes on such things As furs jewelry leather goods and liquor. Chairman Harold Nulson a minn., of the House ways and Means committee was ready to take the House floor in an attempt to win prompt approval of the Bill and Speed it to the Senate. But he needed unanimous consent to ret an immediate vote and rep. Don Ald o tooled n. Y. Served no Tice in Advance that he would object. The measure requested by pres ident Truman still appeared cer Tain of House passage. But o tools s objection would require Knutson to go before the rules committee for authority to take the Bill to the floor probably to Morrow. There was no certainty he rules committee would agree. Churches train is teachers Between 150 and 200 persons Are expected to Register tonight for the first session of the leadership training school sponsored by sunday school superintendents of Mansfield Accord ing to Lewis j. Cashell publicity chairman. Sessions will be held in the first methodist Church. Rev. Charles Stoneburner pastor of the Host Church will preside at the opening session tonight at teachers will include prof. A. Stuckey Dean of the Theo logical Seminary at Ashland col lege miss Sarah Jane Springer religious education director at first Christian Church and mrs. Charles Ray religious education teacher at Mansfield schools. Byrnes four treaties putting signature on peace documents is Secretary s final official act. Washington Iff Secretary of state Byrnes As a final official act today signed the world War ii peace treaties with Italy Hungary Romania and bul Garia. Chairman Vandenberg r Mich of the Senate foreign relations committee and senat or Connay who took part in the 16 months of negotiations on the compacts were at Byrnes Side in the ceremony at the state there will be a second signing at Paris feb. 10 by representatives of the enemy satellite states. Other allies will sign the treaties at the same time. Ambassador Jefferson Caffery will act then for the United states. Today s ceremony was arranged chiefly to permit Byrnes to sign the treaties before turning Over his office to general George c. Marshall. The actual ceremony required Only two minutes. As Byrnes signed the documents at a table senator Vandenberg was on his right and senator Connally at his left. The Secretary signed the ital Ian treaty without changing pens but in signing the bulgarian. Hun Garian and romanian pact she used several pens. These he distributed among the two senators and the diplomats who had worked with him for almost a year and a half on the writing of the treaties. These included undersecretary of state Dean c. Acheson assist ant. Secretary Willard Thorp Ben Cohen state department coun Selor h. Freeman Matthews head of the european division Samuel Reber chief of the South Ern european division and Charles e Bohlin. Byrnes special advisor on russian affairs. Windy and Gold to follow rain the Weatherman conceding that this scarcely was the sort of weather one expects in january said he detected Snow flurries and colder temperature by tomorrow. The official forecast was Cloudy with rain ending tonight turning to Windy and colder late tonight. Tuesday mostly Cloudy and colder with Snow flurries in the North portion of Ohio. The High yesterday of was 44 degrees with a Low this morning of 38 precipitation or the 24-hour period ended at 8 a. Today was .47 inches. Bayus wonders what happened to Bayus i Cleveland Airport. Support until she is 21. Lief his car passed Over the pros trate form possibly without touching it. When Bayus came to in Shel by memorial Hospital he Only could remember that he had been drinking Beer in a Wiliard cafe and that he should have had ?15 in his Wallet. But no Wallet Money or identification was found on his person. Sheriff s deputies said there was a possibility Bayus May have been robbed but were still investigating the lacerations of j his head and leg. I his condition was reported i fairly Good in Shelby Mem orial Hospital. County Marks up first 47 Auto fatality aged Shelby Man knocked Down by one car run Over by another. Jay Hill 71-year-old Shelby resident died a few minutes after he was knocked Down by one car and run Over by another at a. Today on main Street in Shelby. Hill who was Richland county s first traffic victim of 1947, was believed to have been on his Way to breakfast at a Shelby restau rant. He was crossing the Street. The county s toll at this time last year was two dead. The first vote Tim was killed on Jan. 5. Hill was Shelby s first traffic fatality since february 1946. Three other Mansfield area Resi dents suffered minor injuries in weekend accidents. Second car hits him. Shelby police said that Hill was thrown to the pavement when struck by the left front fender of a car driven by Carl Bendle of Shelby. Bendle told police that before he could Stop traffic on the darkened rain swept Street a car driven by James Adie also of Shelby ran Over Hill s legs. Hill was dead on arrival at Shel by memorial Hospital. Both Bendle and Adie told police they failed to see Hill in the Street and that it was dark and raining when the Accident occurred. Bendle said he immediately sent his son Gerald for the police after he had struck Hill. Hill was born july in Oceola. He was a member of the evangelical United Brethren Church of Shelby and the Junior order of United american mechanics. Surviving Are his wife Delia one daughter mrs. Lois Best of Canton and three granddaughters. Hill s body was removed to the Barkdull funeral Home in Shelby where arrangements Are incomplete. Hill s wife believed to be in her Early 70 a has been ill for some time. Held by sheriff. Fred mowers 41, of Lucas r. D. 1, was held in the county jail today by sheriff Frank e. Robin son pending further investigation of a hit skip Accident involving Wayne Milligan of Lucas r. D. 1, saturday afternoon. Mowers was apprehended by sheriff s deputies through a i continued on Page 2 Bro Khuy go to France author Farmer Louis Bromfield has been asked to go to France As a representative of the american league for a free Palestine to Confer with britons who wish 1o organize a similar movement in England Johan Smertenko vice president of the american league told the associated press today Smertenko was deported from England on orders of the govern ment wednesday Afler he defied a a an on his entry there from pans in a chartered plane. Arriving in the United states on a pan american plane from Brus Sels. Smertenko told the associated press that the British govern in rides i is afraid to Jet the people know the True facts about Smertenko w Hose presence raised an Issue in parliament said he in England trying to organize a British unit of the league for a free Palestine. Charging that the British government docs not want its pales Tine policy challenged in open Smertenko said his Amer ican for a free Palestine would earn on its Campaign in Britain 1r enlist support. Whether i am excluded or not is he said. To will continue to put across our pro Gram. Others in our league of some influence will be sent to Brit Louis Bromfield or will Rogersjr. George Hawkins Secretary to Bromfield said today the author had been asked to serve As a representative in behalf of the move ment but that he did not know if Bromfield would be Able to leave his duties Here. Newspaper

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