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Mansfield News Journal (Newspaper) - January 30, 1947, Mansfield, OhioWe atm ei3 Snow squalls ind colder tonight and Mansfield news journal vol. 62, no 329 Telephone 4251-6 Mansfield Ohio thursday january 30, 1947 associated press United press International news service up tit to tvs in lit state booze monopoly faces double barrel inquiry Zerbek ticks Ohio Seine s liquor Globe no conflict in attorney general s governor Anun Ces. Error Herbert promised his fullest Coop mention to an investigation he state liquor department ordered by the Ohio Senate. The governor Elf Luanei there was no conflict bet Era the sen ate the famed hot nil Highway probe the Davey the inquiry he Reque Slid attorney general Hugh s. Johns to make into the issuance Oft Lub licenses the Jenkins instigation is entirely administrates and con fined to the last 3d lays the Lausche Herbert stated. Will Fullr with the Senate committs and they will be Welcome to ill information by a 26-to-2 Volt the Senate approved a Resolution establishing a five member Ommittee to take any and All if the Steps necessary to determine the truth falsity the allegations charges rumours in reports about the state Liuti department in the last two rare years. T two oppose Hove. The two votes Casl against the Resolution by sen Clinghan Jackson and Nicholas Bernard Youngstown democrats were the first negative votes recorded in. The Senate since deliberations started nearly four weks ago. The five member committee headed by sen. Res toe Walcutt a Columbus was in trusted to inquire into All mailers pertain ing to a Purchase liquor personnel and any ail All things that pertain ipod depart Walcutt said the would be no formal hearings by i select com Mittee until he Coli establish procedure in informal gatherings with the other Corr Assion Mem Raymonl Hildebrand. Kyle Broks a Cin Carl d. Sheppard Akron and Margareta Mahoney he indicated How Ever that a hearing night be held late next week. Majority Leader Frank e. Whittemore who sponsored the Resolution explained that there was no Daire to Side track either the Jakuns probe which he stated wis concerned Only with the iss Ansof permits during the closing toys the governor Lausche a time. Or the Hildebrand Resolution calling for a committee to go Irli the entire question a state Roa poly. City workers ask pay hike City spot in nation Mansfield won second Howors in the state and 20th in the nation today for ils 1946 fire prevention and Cla up week campaigns. Word cd the High awards was received i the Cham Ber Commerce Fri in. The National fire prevention association. W. G. Schultz chaiman the chamber s fire pre ortion com Mittee and chairmen the oct. 6 to 13 fire Campaign was elated. Mansfield s Placenta t As 20th in the nation among cities All populations is the most significant Honor it has receipt Schultz said. This Honor is Reade pos sible through the operation the fire department schools. Boy scouts churches Andt Ivic organizations who took act it Schultz said he a believed that the Redin Tion in fire loss last year from 15 could be firms gambled lost Portal pay states Cio Cio declared today the outpouring Portal pay suits for More than resulted from a colossal Gamble by employers to evade the wage hour act. Union attorneys contended in a Brief filed with Federal judge Frank a. Picard that employer liability for such pay had been spelled out time and again since 1939. Instead complying with the act in accordance with those administrative rulings and judicial they said american employers in wholesale fashion gambled evading the act hoping to escape the consequences opening the court session originally scheduled for a. A was delayed for an hour and fifteen minutes. Federal judge Picard and both Union and com Pany attorneys held a special con Ference in the judge s Chambers. Most the Portal pay suits have been filed by do member unions. Attorneys for labor Industry and the government were to argue before judge Picard in a hearing expected to wind up to Day. A supreme court decision up holding judge Picard s findings in a Case involving the kit Clemens Mich pottery company opened the flood Gates for the similar litigation which followed a vast scale. The pottery firm itself has Only employees. Judge must decide. Judge held that the entitled to ask pay non productive time necessary y spent company premises. The supreme court agreeing directed him to determine How much the pottery employees should receive. The Cio Brief was filed in connection with judge Picard s hear no today views from labor Industry and the government that the damages ought to be. There have been hysterical out cries that unless this Case is decided adversely to the workers the very pillars the Republic will the Brief said. The Brief declared employers involved have sought to create an atmosphere in which their own wrongdoing will be obscured and their irresponsibility the Cio attorneys said an interpretive bulletin from the administrator the wage hour act in july 1939, Laid Down the Gen eral Rule that hours worked would include All time during which an employee is required to be duty the employer s cite court opinions. They cited a Long series sub sequent opinions by the adminis Trator and findings by courts to support this definition. The Cio took direct Issue with a Justice department Brief already before judge Picard which argued in favor applying the de mini mus doctrine to the time involved. De Minimus is the Doc Trine that the Law does not con Cern itself with trifles. The Union Brief commented the Brief submitted to the court by the department Justice presents novel formula whereby the claims the workers May be split into minute fractions and each portion eliminated As de school Heads reply to pay boost charges All teachers getting increase As promised Miller Arlin say. Denials the charges that Many teachers in the mans Field school system Are no getting the promised yearly salary increase came today from Harold w. Arlin president the Board Educa Tion and w. L. Miller superin chinese rail Battle strands u. S. Forces forces in North China Cut the piping tents a railway today shortly after the announcement hat american military units Are being withdrawn from China. The communists severed temporarily at least the route Over which u. S. Forces must withdraw from piping site the truce Headquarters that will be one with the end America s Ong but futile peace efforts. Associated press correspondent Ohn Roderick reported from int sin that the railway link was it at Weishan Chuang about mid Vay Between tientsin and Pep no. Fighting still raged there. Before the communists at tacked the government s rail artery american authorities in piping discredited reports that credited in part it Tine pain and clean up Jive. The communists might attack the City before to. S. Personnel left. They asserted the communists Ere too weak to take either piping tientsin although they Ould delay imperil the Ameri an withdrawal by damaging the is just what they did. However such disruptions ordinarily can be quickly repaired. It was the first serious communist attack the railway which once was guarded by u. S. Marines and was different from the sniping and ambushes in which marines were caught several times. Roderick said the Weishan Cam Chuang burned Cincinnati placed list in Ohio for fire prevention Rork. And Memphis tenn., won lop honors in the nation. The first the Pranion com Mittee s major activity this year will be a City wide a Ruig clean up drive Schultz said London pow off during Gou me railway station was a Section track de and the attackers were in such Force that the government sent up an armoured train from tientsin. The Countryside along the route teems with bands communist guerrillas although not equipped organized for any major offensive. Observers in piping in com Mon with Nany in other chinese cities were convinced however _ that the withdrawal All Ameri can mediators would invite heavier fighting. They predicted both London cold the government and the com blitzed the heart Kation to Day As electricity was Cut off entirely in the Central Littlon the City. Residents the i Petal were virtually without hell and Light due to the 100 per tent Cut in electricity which became effective for Central London tils morning. The unprecedented feeling cold added to discomforts if the popu lace deprived Boll heat and the first munits would try to make drives in Manchuria and North China. Mean thief steals contribution Box Here looking for one the meanest thieves All time. He is the thief who stole a con Tainer for March dimes Contri mine owners attack fund Washington the soft Coal Industry prepared today to open an attack in Congress against the health and welfare fund John l. Lewis won from the government for his half million miners. Bituminous operators never have agreed to the fund. It is provided Only in the contract which Lewis negotiated last May with Interior Secretary j. A. Krug for the period Federal Possession the soft Coal mines. Anthracite producers negotiated a private agreement with the United mine workers setting up such a fund however after the government Union soft Coal pact went into effect. Both Call for a five cents a ton contribution by the Industry to a mine welfare fund. The National Coal association now is preparing to ask Congress for legislation drastically curbing such funds. The association has requested an Opportunity to pre sent testimony before the Senate labor committee next month. Pendent schools. All regular full time teach ers without exception Are receiving the raises. If some Are not i suggest they go to the office the superintendent and see the actual Arlin said. Miller said the salary boosts Art in effect with the few exceptions part time charges hurled. Arlin and Miller made the statements after individuals in a mass meeting some 200 parents and teachers at John Simp son auditorium tuesday night charged that the s500 increase was Only Miller pointed out that salary costs the Board in 1947 Are higher than they were in 1946, a reflection the salary increases to teachers and other employees. Of the boost in salary costs will be spent for costs instruction wages teachers principals and supervisors he said. He compared the increased Cost salaries throughout the system with the county auditor s official estimate the amount will be derived from the three Mill Levy passed by the voters last fall. You can see from these Fig ures that the Board is already Al locating More Money for salary increases than the left will bring Miller said. Remarking that Many teachers probably do not know How to figure the salary boosts Arlin said that some those who Are dissatisfied Are going to every body but the superintendent the Board for Arlin said that Many teachers May be confused Over when cer Tain percentages the in crease will actually be received in pay checks. Our system issues pay checks every two weeks Over a 12-month period. One fourth the pay earned in october september november and december each year is received by the teacher in six pay periods in the following summer. Since this salary in crease did not take effect until Jan. 1 this year part pay earned in 1947 will not be received until the summer Arlin said. Freshmen senators get eight new senators As his students sen. Kenneth Wherry r., neb far right gives a lesson in Senate rules in Washington. Wherry Senate major Ity whip holds rules manual. From left Are standing Sens. John Bricker r., Henry Dwor Shak r., Ralph Flanders r., Joseph Mccarthy r., Zales Eaton r., Mont Raymond Baldwin r., seated Sens. Edward Martin r., a and James Kern r., to associated press wire photo tornadoes heavy Snow leave 8 dead in nation the Weatherman mixed a Hodge podge atmospheric disturbances for the nation today and Mansfield got its share in heavy rain wind and unseasonable Mercury read Ings. At least eight deaths were reported in the nation a the result storms and icy roads and streets. Snow squalls followed by much were forecast for Mansfield area Toni try and tomorrow bringing Baclic Norma Winter conditions As january bows out. Rainfall totalled one Inch in the City area yesterday last night and up to 11 a. M., today. The Mercury climbed to 50 degrees shortly before noon today. Three tornadoes striking in Quick succession accounted for five known deaths in the North Ern Arkansas Southern Missouri Region last night and caused uncounted thousands dollars damage to crops farm Homes and livestock. A 100-mile-wide Belt Snow freezing ram and sleet moved Senate gets Georgia White primary Bill Atlanta a. Geor Gia s White primary Bill the numer one Plank in the state demo Ratic party s platform went to he Senate today. The House representatives after wrangling Over the Meas ure for virtually a week approved the Bill late yesterday by a 133-62. The stalemate Between Georgia s to governors Assembly elected Lerman Talmadge and acting m. E. O nearer settlement. Court a Lon one week from today How ver is expected to give the first int the Legal attitude toward be feud. Although the state has an abundance department Heads Here is a distinct Scarcity funds and employees face a pay Ess payday saturday. Payrolls held up. State treasurer George b. Hamilton refuses to recognize pay Oll vouchers from either Tal Madge Thompson until the courts hand Down their ruling be squabble. The House gallery was crowded throughout the debate yesterday n the White primary Bill. The loons quoted bibles statute books arty rules and various anecdotes prove their respective Points n the Bill which would give the Tate democratic party the right determine its own membership. The Bill puts the primary elec under control the state examiner favors firm Over Union Iff Al a Union complaint that the Westinghouse electric corporation had been guilty unfair labor practice in discharging an employee at its Ansonia o., Plant was recommended today by trial examiner Victor Hershfield the National labor relations Board. Hershfield held that the United electrical radio and machine workers America had not proved the company discriminated in discharging Doyt Fouty for starting pastors will end convention today Columbus off the e four Hay Ohio pastors convention at tended by some delegates ends today with pastor Martin Niemoeller. Last night s featured party with the neg speaker again headlining the pro the German pastor who spent eight years in nazi concentration Camps was scheduled to make addresses to accommodate Conven Tion delegates unable to hear his sub s atom proof Paris the Paris newspaper resistance Matin ported today that the French hour Long Sermon at Hall last night. Memorial i Navy has constructed an atomic i proof submarine. Like King s men rent goes up Down again Short lived opa order that would have boosted rent ceilings 10 per cent was chalked off by a High official today As simply a government Agency president Truman scotched the order the Minite it came to the attention the White this official told a reporter add ing it seems to be quite definite there will be no across the Board increase at this the official who would not per Mit use his name said the sex 1 eating a loss Between s40 and cold wave is the tween Perien ced in England in a half for the Campaign to fight centum . Infantile paralysis. The company said Fouty had order went from maj. Gen. Philip _ fellow employees that work b. Fleming s office temporary ers at the Lima controls to opa during Fleming s Container was almost filled mid receiving higher wages than the absence from the City rat incr a inc ref i _ j in Ansonia employees. The firm fused to reinstate Fouty when he he explained however that an order relaxing rent controls to Benefit individual landlord hard ship cases was being drawn and that the 10 per cent increase plan apparently got into the picture As a possible alternative. At the end the confusing Chain events the situation was this president Truman still Hopes reapplied. The government can hold the line rent controls but is leaving the decision to Congress. Rent ceilings which have been Frozen in Many parts the coun try since May 1942. Affect some 16.000.000 houses and apartments sheltering people. Opa has estimated that a 10 per cent boost in these rents would but just How it happened is i Cost the tenants a still something a year and Jack up the Cost Liv _ the official mid. Log Index 1.x per cent. Across Iowa Northern Missouri Illinois Wisconsin Indiana and Southern Michigan and threatened to continue with Little let up to Day. Iowa was blanketed by the heaviest snowfall in four years. 3 in family killed. Robert Williams 35, and three members his family were killed when a Tornado demolished their farm Home near Montier a Small Southern Missouri Community last night. A son the sole survivor crawled to a neighbor s Home a Quarter a mile away to report the deaths. About 20 Miles to the South mrs. Charles Lawson 60, died and at least six other persons were injured when a 60-mile-an-hour twister ripped through a residential Section Salem Ark. Springfield o., was lashed Early today by a wind and rain storm that halted operations at several Industrial plants when Power and Telephone lines were blown Down. The roof was blown off the Home l. G. Rode mus Spring Field High school s track coach who reported most his track squad s equipment which was stored in the attic was carried along with the roof. Perversely old Man Winter played favourites and Columbus with a temperature 64, St Louis with 67.2, and Raleigh n. C., with 73, reported the warm est Jan. 29 in history. In contrast to Columbus Balmy 63, Toledo o., at the other end the state reported a High 32 degrees. Chicagoan buffeted All Day yesterday by a combination rain Snow and sleet were further bewildered last night by claps Thunder and lightning. Two persons died in a storm at Milwaukee where 13 inches Snow was expected by noon today. Mussel swirl Friend sentenced Bordeaux Magda Cora Beuf montages 37, once Beautiful sweetheart be Nito Mussolini was sentenced to Day to serve 15 years in prison for collaboration with the German Gestapo. A military tribunal composed three civilians and nine officers convicted her. She was charged Here with Hir ing herself out to the nazis for Misup spas 1ahlia death police still seeking killer after 3 persons confess to brutal murder. Los Angeles police today appealed to the killer the Black Dahlia to resume communication with them follow ing the expiration a surrender deadline set in one note purport ing to be from the Slayer. In their Appeal police pledged the Slayer fair treatment and a just trial if he surrenders. Police and postal officials maintained a tight Check incoming mail and Telephone Calls As police crime experts sifted a wierd Jumble notes purporting to be from the killer. Confessions bogus. Police discounted three confusing confessions in the Case. None the three persons a Man and two women told coherent stories. The three were Daniel s. Voor hocs 33, Van Guys Emily e. Iii cams 24, sex wac san Diego a and mrs. Minnie Sepulveda 37, los Angeles. Police further expressed conviction that Only the first a Maze letters purporting to be from the killer is genuine. That letter mailed Friday to the los Angeles examiner and other news contained slain Elizabeth Short s address Book birth certificate social Security card and other personal effects. Capt. Donahoe issued his sur Render Appeal following the expiration the deadline set in a postcard mailed to the examiner sunday night. Promises surrender. The postcard signed by the Slack Dahlia promised surrender at 10 a. Yesterday. In his Appeal to the Slayer to communication with poke capt. Donahoe sought to eliminate pranksters by propos no that the Slayer enclose in his next letter More the slain girl s personal effects. Chamber dinner plans prepared program features for the thirty fifth annual chamber com Merce meeting feb. 14 at the Coli Eum will be announced Early next Veek. L. Vanderau chairman the general committee said to Day the dinner promises to be me the most outstanding events he City has experienced. The general committee met at he chamber Commerce last night to further the dinner plans. Meeting with the chamber will the manufacturers club. The been chosen because f the increased membership in he chamber. Pianist weds Beverly Hills Calif. Hilsberg internationally concert pianist and mrs. Olga Anderson were in route to new York honeymoon today Fol monthly boost sought in petitions request for second increase since june to go before Council next week. Mansfield City employees to Day were preparing to ask City Council for a a month Cost living pay raise. Petitions for the increases being circulated in virtually every City department Are to be submitted to Council tuesday. They ask the raise to be made retroactive to Jan. 1. If every City employee is granted a raise it would mean a net gain a month for the aver age worker since december 1945. In june last year most employees were granted in creases to add to a raise voted in december 1945. Some employees however came in for raises in Jane ranging from to the new boost if granted would lift the City s monthly payroll by about the two previous boosts added some to the monthly payroll. The City now pays about a year in wages. Other requests trimmed. Council in the has trimmed sizable pay raise petitions before granting raises. In june the original quest was for a month. Whether the City s bankroll will stand boost is questioned by some City officials. Councilmen have been urged to stay within the budget voted for this year because booming costs. The budget was the largest in the City s history. Council s finance committee chairman Russell porch and mayor Roy w. Vaughn have recommended strongly that Council make extra appropriations Only in extreme emergencies. A breakdown the City s Esti mated expenditures and receipts for the year prepared by cite auditor Paul Kelley. Shows that the City should end h a balance if appropriations stay within the figure. Explains request. A spokesman for one City department who asked not to be quoted explained the reasons for his department seeking a wage boost. Although we get a month base pay this is trimmed to about for taxes which leaves us about a week take Home pay you can t raise a family he declared. The petition being circulated in the fire department is to replace one submitted to Council in november which asked for a a month and a a year clothing allowance. That petition was received and filed by Council. 2 boys confess wrecking train Logansport ind. Two boys one 10 and the other 12 years old were held in custody by sheriff Harold Smith today after they reportedly admitted causing a passenger train wreck which killed four persons. Sheriff Smith said the boys con fessed placing a 175-Pound Bale fencing wire the Pennsylvania Railroad tracks at nearby Walton monday night the sheriff said the Joules told him they rolled the wire bundle onto the tracks to see what would the locomotive and six cars the a Cincinnati to ii Cago train were derailed when he wheels the engine were ruled by the wire. Three passengers and the train Ireman died in the mashup. Twenty three other passengers were injured. The boys told the sheriff they ook the wire bundle from a stack fencing near the tracks. A month plus expenses As lowing their marriage in Beverly a up Jav 1 Hills. Olayon Volcano erupting again Manila Southern la s Mayon Volcano suddenly erupted today belching dense smoke and throwing lava feet into the air. The Volcano had been quiet for the past two weeks after a pre Vious eruption endangered nearby towns

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