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Mansfield News Journal (Newspaper) - January 26, 1947, Mansfield, OhioWeather partly Cloudy colder Sun Day afternoon. Mansfield news journal 5c u1enews Best comics vol 62, no. 325 Telephone 4251-6 Mansfield Ohio sunday january 26, vote bribery probe asked in Georgia Talmadge foes demand inquiry As Bank files suit to determine who is state s Legal governor. Full associated pm ser Vlot Price five cents Atlanta Georgia s mixed up governorship headed for clarification last night amid demands that a grand jury investigate sensational but thus far unsubstantiated allegations that Georgia legislators were offered bribes to influence their votes on the night the general Assembly elected Herman Talmadge As governor. The Fulton National Bank of Atlanta filed suit in Henry county ga., Superior court to determine who is Legal governor of Georgia Superior circuit judge Bond Almand immediately signed a temporary restraining order preventing either Herman Talmadge or his gubernatorial rival Lieut. Gov. M. E. Thompson from drawing on which was left in the state executive department fund by re tiring gov. Ellis Arnall. Both Thompson and Talmadge were summoned to appear at me Donough ga., feb. Same Day Talmadge must answer a parallel Challenge by Thompson sex mobster Capone Dies was heart failure kills former Public enemy no. 1 who once ruled vice land. Miami Beach Capone sex Chicago gangster and prohibition Era mobster died in his Villa at. Last night. Death came very said or. Kenneth s. Phillips. All the family was present. His wife Mae collapsed and is in very serious or. Phillips said death caused by heart failure. After Capone s death was announced dozens of persons none of them identified were admitted to the estate. More callers than the luxurious Villa has Ever had before were admitted. A Block Long line of sleek Black limousines were parked outside. As word spread that one of the world s most despised men had at last gone to face eternal Justice tourists arid the curious also flocked to the Isfeld. Promenade of rubber Necker strolled by or stood around Chat Ting some laughing. Last rites administered. Capone died As he had hard and fighting. An apoplectic stroke hit him at 4 a. M. Las tuesday and swept him so Clos to death that the it. Rev. Msgr William Barry administered the last rites of the Catholic Church. More than 16 hours later the one time gang overlord rallied unexpectedly. He was out of danger for a time then pneumonia developed and with this complication his heart weakened. Besides his wife and son those who gathered to await the enc included his aged Mother ther Esa his father Ermio a sister mrs. Mafalda Mario tote and two Brothers Ralph and Matthew. In the same court. Injunction sought. The earlier suit originally brought by Arnall and later amended in the name of Thomp son seeks to enjoin Talmadge from exercising authority of governor. Both cases Are aimed at speedy review by Georgia s supreme court. Devereaux f. Mcclatchey coun Sel for the Bank said Thompson and six members of his executive staff had presented checks total Ling More than saturday. None was paid. The Bank s Peti Tion cited that there was a Bona fide controversy As to the per sons entitled to withdraw funds and pleaded it could determine Only at its peril the claims of the rival the petition continued the ends of Justice require that the rights and Legal relations of the defendants to the fund s be declared by the did t give senior High school girls Are going to graduate with their class next june despite the fact that both have been ill at Home for months. Both have been dog Gedly keeping abreast of their school work at Home. Mrs. John f. Strawn at left in top tutors Joan Senert 100 Dawson Avenue. Miss Senert has been unable to attend classes since september 1945. Ready to return to classes monday is Carol reining 244 Wood Street below. She has been confined to her Home since june of last year. A classmate has aided miss reining to keep up with her studies. Public enemy no. 1. It was a Federal prison rather than death that ended Capone s career As Public enemy no. 1 when released he came to his Villa on Palm Island and since then except for Brief trips has lived under the Florida Sun. His Villa is a 25-room Structure on a lot 100 feet wide and 300 feet deep. A separate Gate House swimming Pool and boat Dock dec orate it All surrounded by a High Wall through which the Only in trance is a barred wooden Gate. Continued on Page 2 two injured at Lexington two Morrow county men were injured last night at Lexington when a truck careened off a parked car and collided head on with the Auto in which they were Riding sheriff s deputies reported. Injured were Milo v. Pfiefer 37, of Cardington r. D. 2, Cut on forehead and Harley Hanna 33, of it. Gilead Cut on nose and forehead. Both were treated by a Lexington physician. Deputies said the Driver of the truck Ward Rogers 29, of Lexing ton r. D. 2, was being held ing filing of charges of driving while intoxicated or being in phys ical fyn tool of a motor while under the influence of alcohol. Pfeifer Driver of the car and Hanna were Cut by flying wind shield Glass deputies said. The front end of their 1937 Model car was heavily damaged. Officers said that the one and one half ton. 1946 Model truck Rogers was driving struck a-1329 Model car owned by j. W. Jones of Fairfax Avenue. Mansfield. The Accident occurred around p. M. On u. S. Route 42 near the Southern limits of Lexington. Marshall to visit Sweden Stockholm of an in formed swedish source said sat urday Gen. George c. Marshall United states Secretary of state was expected to visit Stockholm on his Way to Moscow for the March session of the four Power Council of foreign ministers. Mayor Harvey Kennedy of Barnesville ga., Leader of the aroused citizens of Georgia a group formed to protest Tal Madge s election said a statewide meeting Here monday would make formal demands for investigation by the Fulton county Atlanta grand jury. Kennedy said he would cite continued on Page 2 Lausche granted liquor licenses object of inquiry Cleveland a spec Ial detail of state Highway patrol men under the personal direction of state liquor director Stanley b. Cofall arrived Here late sat urday to make a week end investigation of some 25 private clubs which were granted liquor per mits during the last Days of form Lausche s Ader gov. Frank j. Ministration. Gov. Thomas j. Herbert told re porters he had ordered the Check up but said details of the in Swanger gets Highway Post r Glenn Swanger three term mayor of Shiloh has been appointed superintendent of the Richland county maintenance Sta Tion of the state Highway depart ment c. Homer Bricker chief in. Ginner of division three announced yesterday. Bricker revealed the selection of Swanger along with the naming of three other county superintendents in the eight county division also named As superintendents were Artinr for Medina county Lee Felt ii for Lorain county and George Drake for Erie county. Each appointee is a former superintendent or employee in the department Bricker said. Swanger who is a painting and decorating contractor in Shiloh served in the Road Mark ing operations in the Highway division for four years. He is to report to Ashland Headquarters monday morning but is not expected to assume full charge of Richland county operations until a later Date Bricker said. A Veteran civic worker Swan Ger has served on Shiloh s Board of Public affairs and Village coun cil for 12 years. As a Veteran of world War i he founded the rett Riest Post american legion of which he is a past commander. Swanger replaces Clarence g. Tugend who held the superin tendency during the administration of gov. Frank j. Lausche. Bricker recently named As division Engineer by Murray d. Shaffer Ohio s new highways director said appointments for other county superin tendencies m i.-. N were left to Cofall. Would be announced later. Senior girls Battle illness for diplomas by Joanne Fay news journal senior High school correspondent this is a Story of How courage and resourcefulness will enable two senior High school girls with their class this june in spite of prolonged illnesses. Joan Senert 100 Dawson Averitt Grilias been unable to attend school is face september Carol re ining 244 Wood Street has seen confined to her home1 since 1946. Both had been popular m em-1 Bers of the class which will Grad uate next june. Who had completed Only three weeks of the eleventh Grade before illness took her from school ranked High scholastically and had been Active in extra curricular affairs having participated in choir g a a Blue Tri and the Pep club. A student in the com Mercial course she copped High est honors in typing in the ninth at Johnny Appleseed Junior High school with an Amaz no 56 words per minute rate in the first year course. Permitted to resume studies at Home last August Joan Las been tutored by mrs. John f. Strawn a senior High school Eacher whose Complete under standing and thorough instruct Ion the quote is from Joan and her Mother has enabled the sen or girl to maintain a rate of Progress which assures graduation Vith her class. A considerate classmate and Riend Nancy Schultz has help Joan who is an avid football fan abreast of school activities through regular and frequent visits. Joan s appreciation of the thoughtfulness and kindness of her Host of other friends is exemplified by a Hobby of mounting in her scrapbook the More than 500 cards not to mention letters and Flowers she had received during her confinement. Though she will not return to school Joan is eagerly anticipating the graduation and class Day exercises which she plans to attend. After graduation her ambition is to become a receptionist or beautician. Carol reeling also had been an upper bracket student scholastically and in extra Curri Cular activities a member of Leader s club and g a a she had Deen Active on the girls Bowling Eam before illness interrupted her school career. The Devotion of a chum and continued on Page 2 big steel and Union agree on 30 million to Settle Back pay agreement also Grants hike in wages for about strike danger lessened. Hourly wage standardization agreement which will net workers in far Flung u. S steel plants More than in Back pay was announced saturday by the corporation and the clo United steel workers. The Union set the bade pay figure at f and said the agreement additionally nil mean wage raises totalling for Many of about workers in the corporation s five principal steel producing subsidiaries the corporation said the Back pay would be in excess of but fixed no figure for raise Bene fits to workers in the standardized unions study wage request bid for higher pay for to be outlined today at meeting in City. Officers and stewards of Mansfield s three unite Delec trial unions today will map plans for a general Waje in crease request to be submitted to seven Mansfield industries within the next three months. The wage negotiations will involve Well Over Union Mem Bers employed in several of the City s largest plants. The wage program will be out lined at a meeting at p. M. Today at the Cio Hall said Wil Liam Kozma executive boar member of District 7 of the United electrical workers. V unions represented will in clude locals 759 and 711 the salaried and production at Westinghouse and local 758 of production employs at Ohio brass Hughes Keenan Martin steel products Cleve land Grain elevator r the Ideal electric manufacturing companies. Kozma said a Complete Maly Sis and outline for a new wage Campaign based on the Soberl Nathan report to the Cio Rould e made. Nathan recently made Public his findings on wage and Price relationship. He was employ Ltd by he Cio to make the Survey. Kozma said that no want in crease figure had yet been set Ince the Cost of living May fluctuate before negotiations Are tarted. County rates 10th in Bond purchases Richland county ranked 10th among Ohio s 88 counties in War Ond purchases during 194t, an associated press Survey staved esterday. Richland Cou lians ought Worth of Fonds. The county ranked Lith in the Tate in of Bond sales which to aled and 13th it the Tate in a Bond receipts local no scale. Employees of the american steel and wire company Carnegie Illi Nois steel corporation Columbia steel company National tube company and Tennessee Coal Iron Railroad company whose rates have been lower than the new scale will Benefit u. S. Steel reported. The agreement also applies to the Ironton Utah Plant of the Geneva steel company. Effective in february. The new scale will be effective the first pay Day in february. Corporation sources said it was equivalent to a 1% cents hourly increase to a Large percentage of workers. The Union estimated the hourly wage benefits at from one cent an hour to around 29 cents an hour and said some workers May receive As much As in Back pay. The agreement was reached after two years of work by a joint Union management com Mittee following a directive by the National War labor Board to negotiate wage eliminating alleged Infra Plant wage rate inequities with adjust ments to be retroactive to Jan. The corporation said that by agreement with the Union costs of Intra Plant adjustments would be limited to 3% cents per employee continued on Page 2 Van Johnson weds Evie in Elpaso Elpaso John on popular film Star was mar ried yesterday afternoon to Evie Wynn in a Juarez Mexico Cere Nony performed by civil judge Paul Orozco. John s Bride was divorced a few hours earlier in Warez from actor Keenan Wynn. The couple left Elpaso by plane their honeymoon immediately after the ceremony slipping out f the City incognito. By the terms of the divorce drs. Johnson was awarded the custody of her two children Edmond five and Tracy two. Both parties arrived in Elpaso under assumed names mrs. Wynn lying in Friday while Johnson arrived saturday morning. Navy planes Roar overhead today to open recruiting drive with the slogan to the victors belong the responsibility of maintaining the the mans Field naval recruiting station embarks monday on a week Long Navy v-6 recruiting Campaign. As a preliminary to the launching of the drive 24 to 30 Navy and scheduled to zoom Over the City today at p. M. Led by it. Cmdr. E. G. Colgan of Cleveland the formation will spell out the word Navy and the letters for Navy and a for Mansfield. The week has been designated officially As naval Reserve week in a proclamation by mayor Roy w. Vaughn. It. Cmdr. A. E. Heiser in charge of the local drive and chief j. T. Daley chief Recruiter of the Mansfield station have arranged an extensive pcs Gram. It will stress the Navy s v-6 Volunteer or inactive Reserve program in order to help achieve an adequate National defense goal of men in peace time cmdr. Heiser said. The v-6 program permits enlistment at old ratings requires no drills or meetings although a 14-Day cruise is optional continues longevity and assures the individual a civilian status As Long As an emergency is not declared. Personal qualified to apply for v-6 enlistment Are veterans of world War ii Between the Ages of 17 and 64, and men without previous military service who Are Between 17 and 18 v2 years and of and 39 years of age. Enlistment does not exempt the latter group from any draft Laws. A similar v-10 program is in effect for the enlistment of sex Waves. A display the Navy on will be located in Central Park on monday and tuesday it cmdr. W. E. Meford assistant in charge of naval recruiting and in charge v-6 recruiting Columbus capt. F. F. Knachel Indianapolis brigade commander and cmdr. W. G. Collar Field service officers for the commandant 9th naval District will address the co operative Optimist and kiwanis clubs respectively at their meetings during the week. The Mansfield Navy organized and Volunteer Reserve programs Are already moving Forward rapidly Heiser pointed out. Division 195 of the rapidly. Division 195, of the organized Reserve has 13 officers and 200 enlisted men and the Volunteer Reserve electronic warfare company 97, has five officers and 40 men. Gop proposes rent control continuation Cio assails plan to boost ceilings 15 per cent for rest of 1947. Washington four Republican senators proposed legislation last night to continue rent controls for the rest of 1947 with a 15 percent boost in Ceil Ings. Senator Hawkes of new Jersey said the Bill probably will be introduced monday and predicted it will become the vehicle by which Congress will act to continue the present rent controls now due to expire june 30. Joining him in sponsoring the measure Are senators Mccarthy of Wisconsin Cain of Washington and Malone of Nevada. The Dlo immediately assailed the proposal and called upon All its unions to fight it. Hawkes said he favors a pro vision by which landlords could raise rents up to 15 percent beyond present Levels if they offer tenants a year s lease. But he told a reporter he and the other Sena tors have not decided whether to. Link the lease requirement with the authorization for increases lifts some ceilings. Mccarthy announced the Bill will remove immediately All Ceil Ings on new construction or quarters had rented m the previous year i believe that with a provision of this kind we can get a lot of people to make available living quarters they May have in their Homes but have hesitated to rent because they did t want to bother with the red tape of govern ment controls and having some 22-year-old clerk tall them they would have to reduce their he told an interviewer. He added he has Little doubt the removal of ceilings from new houses and apartments would boost construction materially and eventually tend to level off rents when More space became Avail Able. Aft favors boost. Hawkes and Mccarthy said the proposed Date for ending All rent controls had not been determined finally but probably would be dec. Chairman Taft Ohio said the Republican policy committee has marked the rent control question for an Early priority but has not reached any decision on a stand. Party personally Taft commented he favors a continuation of controls with a substantial increase in rents. He said he would like to see some system worked out under which increases could be made on a basis of individual Merit Al though government agencies have style 6d this 1s 3lmost president Truman has urged that rent control be continued and expressed Hope that the line would be held. But he told a news conference thursday that he is leaving the details entirely up to Congress. U. A to tighten atomic secrecy the a View to All hands on ship shape naval armory will be launched Here in March and is scheduled to take aboard its first Crew in july. The Structure with its Worth of training equipment a to be located on Ashland Road North of the present National guard armory. It ii be used to keep a 300-Msn Reserve in trim for naval duty in Case of War. The armory is to consist of three huge quonset buildings. It is to measure 154 feet by 125 feet and will be one of seven tog flight Reserve training centers in the state. The architect s drawing of the proposed Mansfield naval armory was released for publication today. The armory is to set some 75 feet Back from Ashland Road. The front grounds will be the armory s training devices will include alb and underwater sounding equip ment destroyer boiler room and switchboard equipment my damage control in addition Tierell be Metal and Marine repair shops and i Drill Center. Eating recreation and showed facilities also Are to be provided. Washington up the atomic Energy commission announced plans last night to tighten the secrecy around atomic data and named Frank j. Wilson for Mer chief of the secret service As a consultant on the civilian control commisis0n has continued the army s Security measures since it took Over from he Manhattan District on Jan us announcement said that wil1 be with Wilson with strengthening a Security pro y Wilson famed for roles in the income tax investigation of Al Capone and the Lindbergh Kidnap my retired dec. 31 after ten years As head of the secret service. Accepting the appointment he said he could not disclose his plans but told a reporter there will be More and More reason for More and More Security in protecting our atomic he would not elaborate. Wilson said he did not know whether any salary is attached to his new task but declared he would be glad to do it on a Dol Lar a year basis if necessary he is an Uncle of Carroll l. Wilson. General manager of the atomic Energy commission. Newspaper of newspaper of

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