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19450123 I69 Story - A ! n iiiriiiie i crmits For Lunken City...
A ! n iiiriiiie i crmits For Lunken City MutiHKT W. R. Krllont! 1""' yciitcidiiy granted npiilW'iitlons by American, Dolta and TWA Airline fnr permttmlon to continue operations operations In and out of Lunken Airport through 1915. The Applications by the throe airlines airlines for renewnl of their Lunken Airport permits scotched repoitH that they were about to abandon operations there and move to the Greater Cincinnati Airport In Boone County, Kentucky, Kellogg algo granted the Cincinnati Cincinnati Aircraft Service and Queen City Flying Service permission to continue use of hangars at Lunken Airport. Just prior to this, Lewis Croslcy Vice President of the Croslcy Corporation, Corporation, and R. J. Rockwell, a Crosley broadcasting engineer, met with Kellogg and John D. Ellis, City Solicitor, to iterate their opinion of the possibility that harmonics from the powerful WLW transmitters In and around Mason would Interfere with radio reception at airports developed developed on the Blue Ash or Mnson Road sites or any other site within K radius of 10 miles. Blue Ash Site O.K.M CONTINUED FROM PAGE ONE. development and construction," the subcommittee points out. Referring to a question which had been raised as to whether harmonics harmonics from the Bethany transmitters transmitters operated by the Croslcy Corp. for the Office of War Information Information would interfere with radio operations at the Blue Ash site, the committee stated that a report made by Prof. William C. Oster-brock, Oster-brock, Oster-brock, University of Cincinnati, concluded that such Interference as might develop would not be sufficient sufficient to interfere with the proper proper functioning of an airport at the Blue Ash site. This conclusion, it was stated, has been concurred in by the airlines. Professor Osterbrock, who was present at the luncheon at the Queen City Club where the report was made, stated: "It is my opinion that operation of an airport at the Blue Ash site Is entirely feasible and that no serious serious interference with necessary radio services need be anticipated." As to how this might apply to the othrr two sites considered by the committee, he said: "While this survey shows that ) TABLETS World's Largest Seller At 10 AND NEW ENGLAND MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE CO. Oldest Chartered Mutual Life Insurance Corppiny in America CHAMBER OP COMMERCE BLDG PAway2272 toMIPMOIIS jlRE ILlIIDEPi TO (IEI! THE "War Department has recently called for greatly increased shipments of Philip Mokris Cigarettes to our Armed Forces in the various war theatres throughout throughout the world. This inevitahly results in a further shortage of Philip Morris for civilian civilian consumption. 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H Prevention is WORTH A POUND OF CURE! l,lU3$r 'J America's Fil'iH Cigarette ; 1 ire lienevci Port By Kellogg At the conference Kockwell mid Unit 'Vi-n 'Vi-n 'Vi-n if the ground station receiving antennas were set up outside the 10-mllo 10-mllo 10-mllo zone to elimi nate Interference there still would be the possibility of interference with reception in planes over a field. Rockwell made this comment after taking note of concluding paragraphs In a report by W. C. Osterbrock, professor of electrical engineering at the University of Cincinnati. Pointing out that It was common practice for airport radio stations to set up receiving antsnnas one to two miles from fields, Osterbrock's report concluded by recommending that if the Blue Ash site were chosen for an airport the receiving antennas be built as far to the south of the field as possible to "minimize interference" from the WLW transmitters. Because of a difference of opinion opinion as to Interference of harmonics with prospective airport radio reception, reception, Kellogg has arranged to have the Federal Communications Commission determine the matter definitely. the Blue Ash site should not be troubled by serious radio Interference, Interference, it should be remembered that the harmonic field strength will increase rapidly for shorter dis tances from the Bethany transmitter transmitter and it will not be safe to assume that either the Cornell Road or Mason sites will have similar freedom from interference since they are considerably closer to Bethany." John Hogan, District Airport En gineer for the Civil Aeronautics Administration, told the group that he was Inclined to recommend the Blue Ash site, subject to further survey by the CAA. Although he pointed out that no Immediate Federal Federal funds were available for "the project such funds being dependent dependent upon appropriations by Congresshe Congresshe pointed out that Cincinnati Cincinnati was exactly in the same position position in this regard as other cities which are considering airport developments. developments. The full report of the subcommittee subcommittee follows: "As a result of a series of conferences conferences of our subcommittee with the principal parties interested in the selection of a site for a new Cincinnati airport, your Executive Committee presents herewith its findings and recommendations as to the policy which the Airport Committee and the Board of Directors Directors of the Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce should support "The findings, either of fact or of propositions which the Executive Committee believes to be sound, are: "(1) The present and potential importance of commercial aviation in the development of the Cin- Cin- ASSOCIATES i v-1 v-1 v-1 w p Layouts For -" -" cn It WW8! ff f u is 11 These are proposed alternative layouts suggested for the municipal airport recommended at Blue Ash by the Chamber or Commerce Airport Committee. Parts in black would be built first, parts in outline later. Dotted lines show further possibilities for expansion. Hangers designed "A" would be built at once, those marked "B" when needed for expansion expansion of facilities. cinnatt metropolitan area is eo substantial as to warrant all reasonable reasonable measures to assure and facilitate the naturat evolution of commercial aviation in this area. "(2) The obtaining for the Cin cinnati area of its proper and deserved place in the air transportation transportation pattern of the future cannot go forward until definite and reliable reliable provision has been made for adequate airport facilities. "(3) Of the potential sites upon which recent consideration has concentrated (Mason Road, Cornell Road and Blue Ash) only the Blue Ash site meets the two critical tests involved, namely, a willing ness on the part of the airlines tc enter into a contract for the use of a new airport when it la developed developed and available, and willingness of the Civil Aeronautics Authority of the United States Government to consider the appropriation of Federal funds for development and construction. OPTIONS ARE OBTAINED. "(4) Options have been obtained for the purchase of 833.31 acres of land at the Blue Ash site at a cost of 1639,000. It is estimated that the icqulred 1,200 acres could be ob tained at a total cost approximating Jl,OC0,0O0 The options now in hand begin to expire February 1. "(5) There has been question as to whether radio operations of an airport at the Blue Ash site would be Interfered with by the Bethany transmitter of the Crosley Crosley Corp. A final finding on this point by the Federal Communica tions Committee is not yet avail able. The Chamber retained a competent consultant, Professor William C. Osterbrock of the Uni versity of Cincinnati, to make the necessary tests in cooperation with the engineers of the airlines and the Crosley Corp. His report, con curred in by the airlines, is to the effect that such interference as might develop is not sufficient to interfere With the proper functioning functioning of an airport at the Blue Ash site. AID OF CHAMBER SOUGHT. "Based upon the foregoing facts and beliefs, and as a result of a series of conferences Involving full discussion of the questions in volved with representatives of the City of Cincinnati, the three airlines airlines now serving Cincinnati and the Civil Aeronautics Authority, the Executive Committee recommends recommends that the Airport Cejiimittee and the Board of Directors of the Chamber advocate and support the following policy: "That the City of Cincinnati should acquire a site of approxi mately 1,200 acres at Blue Ash for a new municipal airport and, to that end, that the necessary legal steps should be taken and the re quired appropriation should be made as early as possible, and in no event later than February 13, 1945. 'Tour Executive Committee, In making this recommendation, does not represent that this is necessar ily the perfect or ideal solution, but only that it la the best practical solution which now appears to be available. It does not represent that the devotion of a greater time and consideration to the problem might not suggest a different solu tion, but only that the factor of time now appears to be so com. pelling that further delay easily could jeopardize the entire air fu (DLeaaeni pain and Itching (2) soothes Irrltatad ikln (I) puti prottctlv coat- coat- In of medicine over plica, Try this triple-action triple-action triple-action remedy today for horns an in minor rectal Irritation and Itching: dua to piles. Uas at directed on package. Must pleas or money back. Ask your drowifiit for TTrirra.fitfflTlTraSi Sold at Dow's and other good drugstores. Blue Ash Port ture of the Cincinnati area and easily could make unavailable the one site which most nearly suits the conditions which any site must meet. FUNDS ARE "CONSIDERED." "It is only fair in passing, how. ever, to point out that during the last several years, In Spite of all consideration given to prospective sites, no better solution has been forthcoming. It does not represent that the Civil Aeronautics Author ity has made any guarantee of Federal funds for the construction and development of an airport on this site, but only that the Civil Aeronautics Authority has indicated that it would consider making such Federal funds available. "In other words, we recommend the action indicated above because we are convinced that the need for decisive action prior to February 15 is so urgent as to outweigh any values which might be gained by further delay for the consideration of possible alternatives." The following is the subcommit tee's analysis of factors determining determining location of a new airport: "In the spring of 1944 the air lines serving Cincinnati submitted a report recommending that the City of Cincinnati immediately proceed proceed with construction of a new airport at the Cornell Road site. Attached to this report was a finan cial prospectus covering tho cost of construction of said airport and a statement of the airlines' proposal with regard thereto. "REASONS NOT CHANGED." "The reasons for the airlines' choice of the Cornell site have not changed. However, due to certain difficulties in obtaining Civil Aeronautics Aeronautics Administration approval for construction of the airport at the Cornell site, our attention was called to the Blue Ash site. It is now the position of the airlines that a new Cincinnati airport should be immediately immediately constructed at either the Cornell site or the Blue Ash site. "Recently certain city officials have, shown interest in a third site at Mason Road. The Mason Road site was fully considered in the initial airline site survey and dis carded because of its extreme dis tance from the city. "It Is an axiom in air transpor tation that in order to fully develop the air traffio potentiality of any area, the airport must be most accessible to the largest number of people and to the greatest number number of industries. This principle establishes the Blue Ash (and Cor nell) sites as the ones which are best located to adequately serve Cincinnati. The Elue Ash site Is approxi mately 13.8 miles from the center of the city. This site will provide Cincinnati with an airport whose accessibility compares extremely favorably with that of any city In the United States. "The Mason Road site is approxi mately 19.3 miles from the center of the city. This site would provide an airport for Cincinnati that would be less acceptable from a distance standpoint than are the 97 cities presently served by American American Airlines and TWA in the United States, Canada and Mexico. "The Cornell site is approximately approximately 15.8 miles from the center of the city. Any airport located farther from the center of Cincinnati Cincinnati than the Cornell site becomes undesirable. STATISTICS ARE CITED. "The Blue Ash site is the most desirable location (with Cornell ranking a, close second) to the air transport passenger and cargo originating area of Cincinnati, This is proved by the following statistics taken from the actual records of TWA and American Airlines, which operate 86.2 per cent of the total Cincinnati schedules. "(1) Air Travel Plan Subscribers: (a) Downtown Cincinnati, 44.1 per cent. (b) Industrial Area, Cincinnati, 39.5 per cent. (c) Hamilton and Middletown, 11.2 per cent, (d) Kentucky, 6.1 per cent. "It Is to be noted that during normal times Air Travel Plan sub scribers generated 61 per cent of total passenger revenue of Ameii can Airlines alone,- alone,- Thi faot la of ivi i.l.J II! II "i Civil A' i en.. ni ! !'.(.. 1 1 .1 "(2) I.r;il ( jn, innn 1 1 I y ( i .i : "in fiddlier, Hill. (:i run ma month) by MCtunl count, (if die totnl nil- nil- fmH.'icngciH liinirdlriK in CinHn- CinHn- ntiti, .V) 3 per ci-nl ci-nl ci-nl (ii iKi'ial c(l locally, ant V.), 7 p'T cent cnnic liom connections connections through the Cincinnati (atiwiiy. In October, lull, hy nct.ii.-il nct.ii.-il nct.ii.-il count, 27 per cent of all airline passenK'ii's originating locally in Cinnlniinti cnmo from downtown IioLcIh, umi 73 per cent came from tho rrtriden- rrtriden- tlul and induntr!al areas. The same general percentage, bused upon traffic statistics, would substantially substantially apply to pansengcrs terminating terminating in Cincinnati. CARGO IS CONSIDERED. "(3) Air Express t.nd Cargo. "The major uscrg of air express and air cargo not located in down town Cincinnati are located in the Mill Creek Valley and Nor wood areas. They comprise approximately approximately 20 of the major Cincinnati Cincinnati Industries, among which are: Procter & Gamble Co., Formica Insulation Co., Schenley Distilleries, Inc., Crosley Corp., Cincinnati Milling Machine Co., R. K. LcBlond Machine Tool Co., Balcrank, Inc., Chevrolet Motors, U. S. Playing Card Co., Globe-Wernicke Globe-Wernicke Globe-Wernicke Co,, Hil ton-Davis ton-Davis ton-Davis Chemical Co., Delco Prod ucts, Allis-Chalmers Allis-Chalmers Allis-Chalmers Mfg. Co., Phil ip Carey Mfg. Co., Lodge & Shipley Machine Tool Co., Cincinnati Shaper Co., Century Machine Co., Cincinnati Bickford Tool Co., and Wright Aeronautical Corp. "The Blue Ash site is but 6.7 miles from Mil! Creek Valley and the Cornell site 7.7 ifiiles. Both from a rsssenger and cargo standpoint standpoint 't is indisputably obvious that the Blue Ash (and Cornell) sites are the most desirable and logical locations for the new Cincinnati Cincinnati airport. ' "Based or. planes of not less than 40 passenger capacity, it is estimated that there will be 28 plane movements per peak hour at Cincinnati in the fifth postwar year and 32 in the tenth "According to estimates based upon traffic surveys, passenger traffic for Cincinnati for the fifth postwar year totals 1,050,000 pas sengers, and for the tenth postwar year, 1,400,000. The peak-hour peak-hour peak-hour passenger traffic is estimated to bt- bt- 750 passengers for the fifth postwar year, and 990 for the tenth. COSTS ARE COMPARED. "We are Informed that the ac quisition cost of the Blue Ash site is approximately $1,300,000, and that of the Mason Road site approxi mately $400,000. The Mason Road cost, however, does not include the additional expense necessary for the construction of additional highways highways by reason of its being ap proximately 5.5 miles farther distant distant than Blue Ash. This addi tional highway construction cost will total approximately $650,000. The time .saving to air travel passengers passengers alone by the use of the Blue Ash site should amount to approximately $250,000 annually in the postwar years, "During last spring and summer when the airlines were meeting with the officials of the City of Cin cinnati and others interested in the th.t io-j io-j io-j tn'rM.rho aJholdr of the Federal Government, and larger equipment, that an all air-freight air-freight air-freight service would be inau gurated, that they would find It expedient expedient to move to Kenton County temporarily, that new services would be provided Cincinnati by the Civil Aeronautics Board. "These statements have bcome facts. As of today, American Airlines Airlines has a definite signed contract for 25 DC-4's DC-4's DC-4's (40-passenger (40-passenger (40-passenger flagships), flagships), delivery commencing in 1945, and 55 DC-6's DC-6's DC-6's (60-passenger (60-passenger (60-passenger flagships) for delivery commencing in 1946, at a total cost of $30,000,000. TWA has Constellations on order (56-passenger (56-passenger (56-passenger plane) for delivery beginning in 1945 and, within the next few months, expects to inau gurate service with 38-passenger 38-passenger 38-passenger Stratoliner planes. "As of today, an all air-freight air-freight air-freight service is in operation. LEASES ARE SIGNED. The airlines have definitely signed leases with Kenton County, which leases permit the airlines to move to a new Cincinnati airport if such is provided. "Examiners of the Civil Aero nautics Board have recommended the extension of Delta Airlines' service from Cincinnati to Chicago and trans-Carribean trans-Carribean trans-Carribean service to San Juan, Puerto Rico. In addition, the Civil Aeronautics Board has concluded taking evidence on the international routes involving service service across the Atlantic and to Central Central and South America. Decision by the board in the Atlantic case is expected by March, 1945. TWA and American Airlines, both serving serving Cincinnati, are applicants in this proceeding. "The airlines' position has been clear from the beginning in this matter and they have worked with great diligence toward the proper solution of the very pressing Cincinnati Cincinnati airport development prob lem. ,They believe in their recommendations recommendations and have been willing to back them with written commitment commitment to the city. If any explana tion of the foregoing is desired or lr further information relative to any of the developments In this en tire matter can be of help, please do not hesitate to call Mr. Amos Culbert, Vice President of Prop ertles, American Airlines, Inc., 100 E. 42nd St., New York 17, New York, Murray Hill 5-3900, 5-3900, 5-3900, or Mr. Arthur M. Jens Jr., Secretary and Director of Properties, Transcon tinental & Western Air, Inc., 101 W. llth St., Kansas City, Mo., Harrison 4664." Would Bar Wallace CONTINUED TROM PAGE ONE. litlcal service by Mr. Wallace out- out- welghii public service by Mr. Jones.'' That was an obvious ref erence to Roosevelt's statement, In his letter esking Jones's resignation, resignation, that Wallace had "displayed the utmost devotion to our cause" and "deserves almost any service which he believes he can satisfactorily satisfactorily perform.'' Tentative feelers were being sent out as to the possibility of a working working agreement ' between Republicans Republicans and Democrats bent on blocking blocking the appointment. But there was as yet nothing approximating such an agreement. Josinh W. Bailey, Democrat, North Carolina, of the Commerce Committee, announced that group would take up the Wallace nomination nomination Tuesday morning. Bailey said "undoubtedly" hearings hearings will be conducted, adding that no less a personage than Sen. Kenneth, Kenneth, MoKellar( Democrat, Tennet- Tennet- I i . -I -I ii I : t y v i ,u I -I -I n I ? ,i V I . 1,1 Vote, bill be and b In l',.ii ;l ll, tend.! ' ( 'onnallv, I x-kkm x-kkm x-kkm I at, 'I ex; I hfi While , .ll.-li- .ll.-li- .ll.-li- .ll.-li- tof.ethei- tof.ethei- :,!'t li( Id pi'ite.il lepoils thai .JuncH 'vat; to be (ilialed in I'avor of Wallaec However, lie wild today Inal. ",i -.sumption -.sumption in in favor (,f the l'H-.i l'H-.i l'H-.i dent." Certain members of both partje.-i partje.-i partje.-i took tho stand that tho J'lvsldent should have the widest possible lnttltuda In choosing his Cabinet advisers. advisers. And there were those who applauded the selection of Wallace. One of tho was Senator William William Larger, Republican, Indiana, who called the appointment "a real break for the small businessmen and farmers." He said Wallace is "in every way qualified for the position," and predicted he would be the leading member of th Cabinet In opposing monopolies and cartels. INTENTIONS ARE LISTED. Although Wallace was not to be found in the capital today, he released released a statement of his intentions, conciliatory in tone and bidding for the support of small business. Declaring that "government must accept the duty of seeing that all men in health have jobs," the man who left the Vice Presidency only two days ago declared his ne as signment would "provide an oppor tunity both here and abroad for intelligent intelligent work in behalf of the pro ducing and consuming public." To win the war, insure the peace, and meet postwar problems, he of fered this four-point four-point four-point program: "iD We must work out a clear- clear- cut program for postwar employ ment, with special attention for returning soldiers. "(2) We must attempt to bring about maximum production, at reasonable prices for the consumer. "(3) Opportunity for free enterprise enterprise among businessmen must be "(D We must work out a clear-businessmen. clear-businessmen. clear-businessmen. "(4) Sound governmental programs programs for river authorities, irriga tion works, etc., which of their very nature Increase opportunities for small businessmen, must be NEED NOT TOLERATE LESS, worked out." Wallace added that "the common man need not tolerate less prosperity prosperity hi time of peace than he had in time of war." Byrd asserted bluntly that "Mr. Wallace was permitted permitted to select a position and be the judge of his own qualifications in return for his political services in the recent campaign." "An appointment made under those conditions," the Virginian declared, declared, "makes it imperative that the Senate of the United States protect the interests of the American American people in the exercise of its power to reject presidential nominations. nominations. "It may well be that the action of the United States Senate on thi3 appointment will have a decisive effect on the future of the free enterprise enterprise system." Jones Champion Jobholder, List Of Positions Shows Washington, Jan. 22 (AP) Jesse Jones, as Secretary of Commerce, hag been called tne cnampion job- job- The Secretary administers the Reconstruction Finance Corpora tion, Defense Plant Corporation, Defense Supplies Corporation, Metals Metals Reserve Company, Rubber Reserve Reserve Company, War Damage Cor poration, the RFC Mortgage Com pany, Federal Mortgage Association Association and Disaster Loan Corpora tion. The Secretary is Chairman of the Foreign-Trade Foreign-Trade Foreign-Trade Zones Board, ex of ficio General Chairman of the Busi ness Advisory Council for the de partment, ex officio General Chair man of the Aeronautical Advisory Council. He is a member of the following: War Production Board, Eco nomic Stabilization Board, Di rector of the Textite Founda tion, Council of National De fense, Federal Advisory Board for Vocational Education, Smithsonian Smithsonian Institution, Migratory Bird Conservative Commission, Foreign Service Building Commission Na tional Munitions Control Board, Ex port-Import port-Import port-Import Bank of Washington, National Archives Council, Com modity Exchange Commission and Committee of Cooperation with American Republics. Besides other rountine duties. l'i ' ,i,, rail s mlAM Buy a full case... mjoy a Hot Marimba Pour l!4 oz. Marimba glass. Add 1 teaspoonful (optional) small piece slice of lemon pierced Till glass with boiling stir , . , A grand drink S3 Proof. IchiAliy VI is by on or see get The convoy

Clipped from The Cincinnati Enquirer23 Jan 1945, TuePage 5

The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio)23 Jan 1945, TuePage 5
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