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Morning Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 4, 1946, Uniontown, PennsylvaniaWeather not quite so cold occasional Light rain the morning Herald full associated Pratt Corr tit in Thi big fast Little in morning v per factual age arid Tow Best in Fea Hirtzi. Vol. Audit bump o january cent1 in Truman flays Congress for recovery setback Plant seizures Are threatened in meat strike labor department admits it has no plans to Avert walkout of electrical workers unions spurn u. S. Proposal Washington Jan. Labor department announced today it had no last minute plans to Avert a strike of electrical workers. It declared too that if mediation and fact finding failed government seizure would be a last resort in avoiding a tie up in the meat packing Industry. At the same time the Al and Cio rejected a govern ment suggestion of a 10 per cent wage increase in the ship building Industry. _ after a late afternoon conference with Secretary of labor Schwellenbac Edgar i i l. Warren chief of the fed phone workers urged to join walkout move asking sympathy strike after Western electric idleness eral conciliation service newsmen 1. The Chicago office of the conciliation service is investigating types of procedure which might be used in attempting to Settle the threatened walkout of Cio United packing House workers. 2. The department had no re ports on the Western electric co., strike which began this morning. Litake extra demand 3. There was nothing new in the threatened walkout of members continued on Page 3, col. 5 a National shutdown of Telephone service was threatened yesterday when a Union president called on tile nation s Telephone workers to authorize a sympathy strike. The request from Joseph a. Beirne head of the Independent National federation of Telephone workers was made to members of 48 unions in the federation. He asked them to authorize a walkout in sympathy with a strike which started yesterday in 21 plants of the Western electric company in new York City and Northern new Jersey affecting employees. The federation claims about 000 members and Beirne said any strike by them would affect Bell system employees. He estimated the poll would require about 10 Days. Western electric a subsidiary of the american Telephone and Tele graph company manufactures Telephone switchboards for the Bell continued on Page 3, col. 5 today they say question what do you con Sider a suitable subject for a District movie Short mrs l. C. Shumar 122 South mount Vernon Avenue the area in Summit hotel particularly in the Winter season because of its natural mrs. Mary Robinson Church Street Smithfield Friendship Hill because the Beauty of the grounds and its historical significance makes it Good movie mrs. Wallace f. Mcdougle col lege Avenue Mcclellandtown the District is Rich in historical land Marks anyone of which would be a Good subject for the movies. The area around it. Necessity is one of the Best for such a James Troino Crest Avenue Charleroi a movie Short showing the Isabella mine one of the finest in the country would interest a great Many drunk vehicle operators face jail sentences stringent measures will be taken to reduce accidents Drivers charged with operating Notor vehicles under the influence if intoxicating liquors May find themselves behind jail bars in edition to facing fines and costs is the courts move to cooperate Vith Law enforcement agencies in reducing the alarming Highway Accident fatalities in this county and state. County jail terms augmented the usual sentences for the first time when defendants charged with Drunken driving were arraigned be Ore president judge w. Russell Larr. More stringent methods must be Aken to reduce the alarming Acci Dent statistics in Payette Aid the court in adding two months in county jail for sober re Lection by the defendants. President judge Carr yesterday two of the defendants rom county jail but directed they stain from the use of alcoholic averages and report once a month o the county probation office. Ralph Kahl 32, of Uledi employed at the Robena mine paid lists and a Fine of but As a condition of his parole must make restitution in the amount of continued on Page 3, col. 3 judges at farm poultry expo naval officer local manager w. J. Sutton joins Woods Agency William i. Sutton was installed As unit manager of the Woods Agency the equitable life Assurance society with offices in the Payette title and Trust building at a Din Ner meeting last night in the White Swan hotel. Announcement was made by Agency manager Lawrence c. Woods jr., of Pittsburgh. Also pres ent to Welcome the new manager were Walter d. Guthrie unit Man Ager for equitable in Indiana and Walter a. Fortune Uniontown Field assistant. A native of Fayette county or. Sutton began his insurance career with the Woods Agency immediately continued on Page 3, col. 1 butter scarce until summer huge drop in Supply for civilians Washington Jan. Butter May be harder to find in some parts of the country during the first Quarter of this year than at any time since Early in the Wai when heavy military buying depleted supplies. This Prospect was indicated by an agricultural department announce ment today that pounds less have been allotted civilians for the january March period than was allocated them for the october de Cember period. The allotment for the current Quarter is pounds. Shortages Are expected to be most continued on Page 3, col. 4 historical volumes drawing attention the history committee of the Greene county historical society is Busy flu. The distribution of Horn papers the Early Westward movement on the Monongahela and the upper this work is in three columns of which William f. Horn of Topeka kan., is the author. Attorney a. L. Moredock of Waynesburg the chairman of the history committee received a letter from Nell h. Swnnson editor of the Baltimore Sun complimenting the committee on the books. Or. Swan Ion author of several books. Letter to or Moredock. In part follows Bingo tonight o clock american legion auxiliary ind school miso town adm Mon hot the three columns of the Horn papers have been received and to say that i am delighted with them is to put my feelings mildly. It will give me both pleasure Anc satisfaction to review them and i have already made arrangements for publication of such a review in the Kvenlog Sun. It will not appear for about two weeks primarily because the Horn papers contain such it Rich historical treasure that i do not want to undertake to Des Cribe them or evaluate them until i have examined them thoroughly continued to col. 4 Loran 75 go i Al Maln. Call u Snovel for rent. T. J Uniontown 2700. Open for business Harry Holliday Barber shop. Cor. Delaware ave. Ebay near . Combat books made smooth stained army Brown. Modern 192 w. Main Street Lodge forming youth s group Talian american boys to Benefit an action committee inde pendent order sons of Italy an ounces the formation of a Lodge designed primarily for the Benefit if District Italo american youths. This Lodge which will be known As Jubera will hold an initiation and officer installation ceremony in Victoria Hall East main Street sunday afternoon january 6, at 3 o clock. The Qiona do Bruno Lodge Pittsburgh and the worthy grand venerable Angelo l Offreda with the West Virginia and Pennsyl Vania grand Council will sponsor the Lew organization. In the sunday Cere Mony will be a Buffet luncheon and a 7ariety of entertainment. Enter liners will include Beverly a tap dancer Bonny Croce acrobat and contortionist Victor Battistoni Singer and Pat accordionist. Italo american youths at least 18 years of age Are invited to be come members of the libera Lodge. The action committee urges Mem Bers and friends to attend the initiation services on sunday. Hardware firm Here is sold Uniontown hardware and Supply company 56 West Peter Street was sold Mer Chandise Trade name and Good will Carl b. Vitiate 62 Charles Street to Arthur this City and James a. Beechy or. Beechy for Many years was principal superintendent of maintenance in the local state Highway department and later assigned to engineering duties at Panama by the Federal government. Col. Coldren due Home from Pacific lieutenant colonel Burdette col Dren 120 Union Street member of the Shelby Ray and Coldren Law firm was aboard a ship scheduled to Dock yesterday on the West coast bringing a Large contingent of ret Erans Home from the South Pacific initiation tonight fort necessity Lodge .no., 254 Loop will meet in Odd fellow Hall at tonight. A class of candidates from Dunbar and Uniontown will Given the initiatory degree a caravan from the Waynesburg Lodge will be honoured guests. C m. Wiley degree Captain urges members to attend. Wash uni new for por repair i phone 3843, 7 e. Main at. Bettj Entrance wanted Lorl for Dairy bar my be High school graduate experienced Mac town my county courts seeking prompt Fine payments put up or be shut up slogan will Force respect hew respect for the county courts and the sentences they impose May be developed As president judge w. Russell Carr takes the initiative to see that defendants shoulder the obligation of fines and costs meted out for various of lenses. President judge Carr has indicated there will be Little credit sex ended to those running afoul the that fines and costs in Many instances must be paid Forth with if defendants wish to escape alternative county jail terms. An audit of the records for the last five years reveal approximately unpaid on the he result of any Lack of pressure to insure collection of fines and costs imposed by the courts despite he various agencies being maintained As part of the machinery in grinding out Justice. Pending action by county con holler Rebecca Mcdowell to collect he approximate ignored by defendants to whom sentences a were just empty gestures a tile process of a hit miss Law enforcement system president judge Carr has taken Steps to insure prompt payment of current fines and costs. In adding county jail terms to the fines and costs previously in continued on Page 3, col. 1 years of experience in handling and Breeding of poultry Label the above men among the Best in the country to judge entries in the farm poultry show at City Hall. W. P. Auerswald of Millvale left and e. G. Trout of Fostoria 0., Are shown As they examine the Fine Points of a Bantam Pullet entered in the show. Auerswald judged his first poultry show Here in 1911. Trout has been a show judge for More than 25 years in the Tri state area. Herald photo Stark says Roosevelt issued shoot orders Washington Jan. Admiral Harold r. Stark related today that american warships in the Atlantic got orders oct. 11, 1341, to destroy German and italian naval land and air forces and were then operating at times under direction of British officers. He told the Pearl Harbor investigating committee that As chief of aval operations he issued the orders by direction of the late president Roosevelt. That was what he meant he explained when he wrote a letter nov. 7, 1941, to Admiral husband Simmel. Pacific Fleet commander saying we Are at War in the at Antic. The committee had received a copy of the letter earlier in the Ica rings. Stark was emphatic that with this situation in the Atlantic All top officials in Washington were try ing to avoid War with Japan. And he declared that he believes no one in the capital knew in 1941 that continued on Page 3, col. 2 county vet has rough trip in crossing Atlantic Ocean by Jean Van Kirk a Payette county boy was among the passengers aboard the air Craft Carrier one of America s mighty warships which encountered fierce storms in Cross ing the Atlantic Ocean last week and limped into new York Harbor several Days late but victorious. Pfc. Grant m. Christopher son of or. And mrs. Ernest Christophe i Fairchance saw service in three of the european theater s toughest Battles but they did t compare with that he says. I la take the feel of land under my feet said the Soldier. More about it the Gallant ship fought valiantly in bitter peacetime engagements rivalling any of the War period and emerged bruised and battered but again the Victor. Despite the furious encounters she docked to bring Back More than is in the Nick of time to spend christinas in the land of the the 11-Day voyage regularly is completed in five Days. I have heard of people being so continued on Page 3, col. 4 death summons Lester Cottom formerly employed at Metzler s store Lester Melville Cottom died at his Home 256 Connellsville Street Early thursday evening january 3, 1946. A son of or. And mrs. Irving h. Cottom of lower Tyrone town ship he was associated with Metz Ler s store for 30 years. Or. Cottom was a member of the official Board of Asbury methodist Church and West Newton masonic Lodge. He is survived by his widow Laura Lancaster Cottom a Daugh ter mrs. Mildred Cottom Williams of it. Lebanon two sons Alva m Cottom of Uniontown and George Edward Cottom of the army air corps Sheppard Field Texas two Brothers a. W. Cottom Uniontown and Glenn h. Cottom of Miami Fla. Two Sisters. Mrs. Edward Mac Donald Dawson and mrs. Ethe Cottom Burwell 0niontown. Friends will be received at the a d. Ferguson funeral Home Morgantown Street at 7 tonight where funeral services will be held Sun continued on Page 3, col. 2 says u. S. Needs strike control other measures president appeals to american people to put the heat on Congress new demand for immediate legislation Washington Jan. Truman to night appealed directly to the most powerful pressure group in the american put the heat on con press for strike control legislation and other measures which in said Are designed to Avert economic handfuls of men on strategic congressional committees in said have stymied action on his legislative program de signed to steer the nation Between the dangers of inflation and deflation toward the goal of full production and full in a fireside Chat from the White House he urged the people to Tell your Public servants your views concern ing the grave problems facing the he emphasized that he wanted no quarrel with Congress aut said that if Congress does t like his program it should formulate one its own. Would prohibit strikes what the american people want is he declared. He led off with a demand for legislation setting up fact finding boards for major Industrial disputes. Strikes would be barred for 30 Days while the boards equipped with Power to examine employers books made their inquiry. He also urged anew the Soe alled full employment Bill greater unemployment compensation extended authority to impose Price controls a permanent fair employment practices commission and higher minimum wages. The Bill to increase payments to people out of work will stay locked up in the House ways and Means committee he said unless the people of the United states insist that it be reported out and he said he was sure the overwhelming mass of citizens favored and wanted their congressman to vote for a measure to make the fair employment practices committee Perman ent. Or. Truman spoke up once More for comprehensive scientific research legislation Universal a health arid medical care program an adequate salary scale for government employees the development of River valleys and the establishment of a line of presidential succession. The president said he was asking Only that congressional committees give the representatives of the people a Chance to vote soon yes or on vital issues. He noted that congressmen Are Home now on vacation and in Contact with the people they serve. From personal he i know that Contact with the people Back Home helps every Public servant. X x in a free country the voice of the people must be we cannot face 1946 in a spirit of Drift or Irr Solu he declared. Cites foreign policy or. Truman took occasion to Praise Congress for doing its full share to carry out its responsibility in foreign affairs. But he said there was no similar record of achieve ment and Progress on Domestic problems. These Are As serious As International issues he said. "1946 is our year of decision. This year we Lay the foundation of our economic Structure which will have to serve continued on Page 3, col. 2 mrs. J. B. Sterling Dies in residence esteemed local woman taken suddenly mrs. J. B. Sterling Well known Uniontown resident died suddenly at 8 p. M., thursday january 3, 1946, in her apartment in the Fay Ette title and Trust building. She was a former resident of Mason town. Surviving Are one daughter mrs. H. E. Hopwood and one grandson technician fifth Grade William Sterling Hopwood in the european area with the 84th division. Funeral arrangements Are in Complete pending the arrival of mrs. Hopwood from Florida. Friends will be received after 10 o clock saturday morning in Johnston s mortuary Chapel. Two headed baby girl Dies Mother told Tot s condition pfc. Christopher Richmond Radiator company former employees of the enamel Plant including War veterans who desire to return to Farmer jobs Are requested to Register at once for work. Report to the personnel office on Beeson blvd. Birmingham England. A. 3. A two headed baby girl born new year s Day to the eng Lish wife of an american Soldier died tonight after 50 hours and 35 minutes of life. The infant which weighed five pounds 12 ounces at birth had been kept alive since p. Tuesday by constant administration of Obj Gen and physicians had held scant Hope for its survival. Or. Lindsay Park gynaecologist and obstetrician who attended the child explained that the disposition of the internal organs was such As to hinder its survival. Postpone meeting of drive workers meeting of the committee and workers for the clothing drive scheduled for 8 o clock tonight has been postponed to monday evening in the orphans courtroom due to the illness of chairman Robert e. Clifford. Domnick la Penta i am Back at my Market main St., new Salem. Sammy Cravotta i now Back my Barber shoe. 37 e. South St. Round Square dance tonight. Ivory Bau Aoam. Meux5w Moon pop , of Auer. The 21-year-old Mother replying to a note sent by a correspondent to her room identified the husband and. Father As pfc. Joe Govro de Soto and said he had been notified today by Cable of the birth. At the Hospital it was indicated that the Mother who previously had believed herself to be the. Mother of twins had been told at least partly of the condition child Bora four weeks prematurely. Because premature Infanta Are not taken to their mothers rooms for feeding the problem of informing the Mother exactly did not continued on Page i col greek rite catholics to observe Holiday roman catholics of the greek rite will observe Christmas monday january 7, in accordance with the Julian Calendar which was in Vogue before the present Gregorian Calendar. Catholics of the greek rite in Observance of the feast still observe the Julian Calendar. Services in St. John greek Catholic Church open with solemn Vea Pew sunday night according to Bernardine Hvizdos . A Midnight bcclbsia8ts8 for Ood shall bring every work into judg ment with every secret thing whether it be Good or whether it be Dell. Bingo tonight sons of Italy. 10 j9 Obi Ohamm. Adm. My will be Sung at Midnight sunday right and masses will bit conducted at and monday morning. The last mass will be Folio wed w vespers. Members of the greek to the same Church m Kite the Church pastor and Many latin catholics attend to greek rite Church Imam similar Art not Hotd own churches. That be Wagon Ana to prepared. U

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