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OH1O STATE ARCH HIST SOCIETY 15TH HIGH STS COLUMBUS 10. 0 Weather Late News day; cloudy, scattered showPartly cloudy, warm to- MANSFIELD NEWS-JOURNAL 5c Best ers late Monday. Comics VOL. 65, NO. 161 Suburban Wells Proposed Officials Seek Disease Curb pointed out.

CODE "CALLED' MODEL City and county are working on a plan to drill six or eight public wells and construct 50 sanitary outside toilets to combat unsanitary conditions in Mansfield suburban areas, it was learned yeasterday. The project would be aimed at preventing any future outbreaks of intestinal diseases which have claimed the lives of five children this summer in the districts immediately north of Mansfield. Dr. Harry Wain, city-county health commissioner, said yesterday he would call a meeting this week of county township officials and representatives of private organizations to explore means of improving sanitation conditions the affected areas. Adoption of a zoning ordinance and a building code in the county was offered as a help toward solving the problem.

County Engineer Walter E. Rusk said yesterday one of the first steps to meet the problem is the adoption by the county commissioners of a building code. Commissioners can set up a building code for the entire county or for certain areas. if they desire, after holding public hearings. Another step in that direction would be the establishment of zoning ordinances for the county.

That would require a vote of the people, Rusk stated. Without zoning and a building code there are no supervisory facilities in the county, it was Officials have the county building code under study. is considered "model" code. Following the meeting of officials. it is expected that a second larger meeting, open to the public, will be held.

Most of diarrheal epidemic has been centered in the Country Club 3 allotment. In addition to the deaths, about one third of the residents of that area have been hit by the disease, officials said. The area was sprayed with DDT to reduce the fly population. An estimated 10,000 persons live in the area surrounding the city and are without adequate water supplies or sewage disposal systems. Those were the chief reasons advanced by health officials for the outbreaks.

One Dead In Forest Fire McCALL, Idaho -(P)- Widely separated Idaho forest fires have killed one man and injured another. Killed was Elmer Marks, 44, a forest ranger, who was struck by a faling tree snag Friday while fighting a fire in the St. Joe National forest in the North Idaho panhandle. Fellow workmen late Saturday were floating a man down the Salmon river for medical aid, after he was injured fighting the Payette National forest fire in Central Idaho. Pavette Fire Dispatcher Walt Hankins said a rubber raft and life jackets were dropped by plane in the remote mountain area where the man was hurt.

Because there are no roads in the area, it was necessary to float the man down Bear creek, then down the Salmon river a point where he could be reached by auto. Hankins said the name of the man and nature of his injuries was not known. A rain storm Friday night and calm weather Saturday assisted workmen attempting to control the fire which has been raging for more than a week. Peron Deserts Old Friend, Duel Looms BUENOS AIRES, Argentina(P -President Juan Peron Saturday cut loose from his distinguished foreign minister, Juan Bramuglia, who at the same time was challenged to a duel. Bramuglia, who resigned two days ago, was challenged to fight by Remorino, Argentine ambassador to the United States.

Bramuglia was reported to have struck Remorino in the face with his fist when they met and had a bitter argument. TELEPHONE VAUGHAN Pity By EILEEN Blue Monday will be Mansfield sufferers of the of fever. Monday iS sneeze day. of the annual period of for the thousands of hay Ohio. For Aug.

15 is the ragweed, principal cause of producing the which is wind-borne west, from Kansas to Ohio. Slots, Dice Equipment Confiscated Club Raiders Bare Threats WARREN (P). The slot machines and dice tables of notorious Jungle Inn objects of vain complaint for 15 years were carted away Saturday on orders of Gov. Frank J. Lausche.

State liquor agents supervised the removal of about $35,000 in gaming devices from the plush casino. They also guarded $30,000 in cash seized Friday night in a surprise raid that routed 1,000 trons and brought arrest of 20 persons connected with the club. State Liquor Director Oscar L. Fleckner, who led the 23- man raiding party, said Sheriff Ralph R. Millikin protested removal of the equipment.

Gov. Lausche said the Trumbull county sheriff hindered the raid by "preventive action." The expensive equipment was ordered by Common Pleas Judge Lynn D. Griffith of Trumbull into the joint custody of state liquor agents, Sheriff Millikin and the constable of Liberty township. Judge Griffith also released under $500 bonds 19 of the persons arrested. The 20th, John Farah, a part owner, was released under two bonds totaling $2,000.

Enforcement Chief Anthony A. Rutkowski said Farah threatened him when the 100 slot machines were confiscated. He quoted the man as screaming to an armed tower guard: "Kill him, Jock, kill him." Inspector John Kosevar disarmed two club guards immediately. There was no shooting. Fleckner said Sheriff Millikin and four deputies arrived at Jungle Inn two and one-half hours after notified of the raid at 9 p.m.

The sheriff said he had been at Trumbull county fair. Confusion took over Saturday afternoon at Jungle Inn. State agents were inside the inn. Deputy sheriffs outside. And, so were what the Warren Tribune-Chronicle reported as 15 or 20 thugs, who manhandled newspaper photographers and threatened visitors.

Photographers were unable to obtain entrance to the club and the Warren newspaper quoted Deputy Sheriff Henry Rose as refusing protection, saying: "The state men are inside. That's up to them." Jimmy Races Today at Akron Derby Jimmy Mitchell. 12-year-old Crestline youth, today will pilot his soapbox derby racer before 70,000 spectators at Derby Downs. The Mansfield derby champion will be competing with 147 other district winners for the All America championship. The winner's prize will be a four- -year scholarship to the college his choice.

Second place winner will get a new automobile. Those who place third and fourth will have trophies. Yesterday, Jimmy rested with the contenders for the derby crown in "derby a converted YMCA camp. were the local champions who had bested some 40,000 other boys before crowds which totalled about 4,000,000 persons. (Additional story and pictures of the soapbox derby are found on today's sports pages).

MOTION DENIED SAN FRANCISCO -P- Federal Judge Michael J. Roche Saturday denied a motion to acquit Tokyo Rose of treason I charges. 7231-6 MANSFIELD, OHIO, SUNDAY, AUGUST 14, 1949 ADMITS Victims of the Pestilence Monday's Sneeze DEWHURST So, if your neighbor greets you with a loud Some are than usual for "Achoo" instead of the usual hello tomorrow, some of summer most common type please act sympathetic instead of surprised. ly is caused by For whatever comfort it may be, health grasses. authorities offer the fact that hay fever is not The symptoms It's the beginning a fever nor is it usually caused by hay.

It is appear shortly and distress one of a large group of allergies and the fall ing pollens. The fever sufferers in variety is usually caused by the pollen of rag- bothered by usual date when weed and other weed plants. running eyes, hay fever, begins Although hay fever usually is associated headache, and, membrane-tickling pollen with the period beginning in the middle of be involved. throughout the mid- August and continuing until the first frost, this Although no is not the only time it occurs. SET FOR CAMP-Lt.

E. G. Pankow, commander of the Mansfield Civil Air Patrol squadron, briefs the cadets who will fly to Dayton today to take part in a two-week encampment. They will learn about the Air Force and the jobs that airmen must do. Shown, left to right, are Pankow, Merl Burns, Richard Domer, William Schweyer, Norbert Daugherty, Edmund Di Sandz, Thrisher, Robert Colp.

Jerome Shasky and Thomas Groscost, who also will go to Billion, were not present at the briefing. Shasky was chosen to make a tour of Canada with the Civil Air Patrol. Air Cadets Go to Camp Leave By Plane For Wright Air Base Like their big brothers in the Air Reserve, nine air cadets of the, Mansfield Civil Air Patrol squadron commanded by Lt. Edmund G. Pankow, will leave today for summer encampment at Wright-Patterson Air Force base near Dayton.

The boys, ranging in age from 15 to 18 years, will Ily out of Municipal airport at 10:40 a. m. in a C-47 troop carrier. Ashland. Bucyrus and ton cadets will leave with the Mansfield group.

The boys will get a chance to use all they have learned in their training classes during the past year. They will take operational flights in Air Force planes and receive instruction from regular Air Force technicians. The CAP is an auxiliary to the U. S. Air Force.

The encampment program includes more than just air trainThe boys will participate in intra flight athletic contests. During most of their free time there will be a swimming pool, tennis court, gymnasium, bowling alley and a library open for their use. The Mansfield CAP boys have taken top prizes at most of the air meets scheduled for the CAP in this area this year. They took two first places in the Ashland airmeet a week ago. The Mansfield boys who are going to camp are Jerome Shasky, Merl Burns, Richard Domer, William Schweyer, Edmond Di Sanza, William Trisher, Robert Colp and Thomas Groscost.

Two Bucyrus youths, James D. Baum and Eugene C. Long will join the group here today. Model Planes to Perform Gen. Hanley Will Award Race Prizes of the Cleveland model airplane Michigan, Pennsylvania and Ohio chairman cities, of the William race committee, Kerruish, said.

Scheduled are nine speed races, two jet events and stunt contests. There are three age brackets: Junior (under 16), senior (16-21) and open (over 21). A trophy will be given to the winner of each event and a high point trophy will be awarded to the entrant scoring the most points in the meet. Second place prizees will be awarded in the nine speed events and six additional prizes will be presented in the stunt races. A total of 21 model airplane motors will go to the second place winners.

Speeds of up to 150 miles an hour are predicted by William Fay, president of the Mansfield Model Airplane club. The model planes are manipulated by the pilot with wires attached to the plane's controls. The pilot, standing on the ground, guides the plane around an 140-foot circle. There are three circles at the Mansfield airport, regarded as among the best in the state. Stunt pilots competing for prizes must maneuver their planes like real ones.

The Frank Lahm Modeleers, local model airplane club, will act as host. Major-Gen. Thomas J. Hanley, chief of personnel procurement for force will award trophies and prizes at the Exchange club-sponsored model airplane meet at Mansfield airport 21. There will be approximately 100 entrants including members club and representatives Reich Will Vote Today FRANKFURT, Germany- A German election campaign spiced violence and antiAllied oratory ended last night with a sober radio appeal from all parties for a vote for freedom.

Today the 45,000,000 inhabitants of Germany's three western zones will choose a 400-member parliment to set up their new West German republic. It will be the first federal election since Hitler seized power. With numerous parties in the race and more than 2,000 candidates, forecasts were that no party will win a majority and it will require a coalition of two or more parties to form the cabinet. The campaign has been SO bitterly anti-Allied that occupation authorities and many German newspapers have expressed alarm. Adding more violence to several fights, a tear gas bomb was hurled last night at Max Reimann, western Germany's No.

1 communist, during a political rally at Recklinghausen in the Ruhr. Cincinnati Man to Take Post Here Sept. 1 Neimeyer Named 'Y' Physical Director Carl E. Neimeyer 25-year-old graduate of the University of Cincinnati, will assume the duties of physical education director at the Mansfield YMCA Sept. 1, A.

B. Grafton, president of the YMCA board, announced yesterday. Neimeyer was hired to replace John Fike, who has accepted a full-time teaching job in the Springfield township schools. Neimeyer has been working at the Northeastern Branch of the Cincinnati YMCA since his graduation in June Full Associated Press Wire Service TAKING Pollen Day! of spring hay fever and hay fever. The first usualtree pollens, the second by are the same, and usually after inhalation of the offendvictim begins sneezing, is eyelids, nose, and mouth, some nasal discharge, some in severe cases, the sinus may positive cure has been found for (Continued on Page 2) 'Phone Rate Boost Tops Zanesville's Increase Would Be as Much as $2.75 More Telephone subscribers in the Mansfield Telephone company's territory will pay 75 cents to $2.75 more each month for service than residents of the Zanesville area if the Public Utilities commission grants the local firm its requested rate boost.

According to information furnished to the News-Journal by the Zanesville Chamber of Commerce, the Zanesville company was granted a rate increase on April 1, 1949, but its rates still are far below what the Mansfield company is asking. The survey being conducted to compare the Mansfield company's requested rates, with those of other cities of approximately the same population, discloses a single party line in Mansfield would cost 75 cents more each month than the same service in Zanesville. In comparing rates the Mansfield company's figure for a cradie type 'phone is used since Zanesville has no extra charge for this newer type of equipment. The rates used here are those that will go into effect if the Public Utilities commission grants the local company its requested increase. The application for a general increase now is before the PUCO.

A four party line in Mansfield would cost $3.25 a month as.compared with Zanesville's figure of $2.25 a month, or $1 more. $1.75 MONTH DIFFERENCE The Mansfield company is asking $9 a month for a single party business telephone of the cradle type, while Zanesville's price for that service is $7.25, a difference of $1.75 a month. Mansfield Telephone company is asking $2 more each month for business 'phone than Zanesville's company receives. The comparative figures are: Mansfield, Zanesville, 75. The biggest difference between the two sets of rates is the charge for a rural business line.

Mansfield asks $6.50, while anesville's rural subscribers pay $3.75 a month for this service. The Zanesville company serves approximately 22,000 customers. Residential service includes single, two and four party lines, while Mansfield has eight party line 'phones in the city. Zanesville rural lines vary from one to eight parties, while Mansfield crowds 12 'phones on rural party lines. City Wilts, Crops Gain Mansfielders wilted under an 83-degree temperature Saturday, but area crops braced up under the heat, well reinforced by Friday's heavy rain.

Farmers, slightly worried over the prolonged dry spell, wore broad grins of satisfaction as both garden and fruit crops "perked up." Highest temperature reported yesterday was the 83, recorded by the airport, and the lowest of the day was an early morning 69. Corn had been the chief worry of most farmers, with fruit running a close second. With one more good the 1949 fruit crop should near a five year record. The weatherman held out for cloudy weather and a high of 85 today, with possible showers Monday evening. THIRTY-SIX PAGES 'GIFTS' Biggest 4-H Fair Promised Fifty volunteer workers yesterday readied the Richland county fairgrounds for the county's biggest Junior fair, scheduled to open Thursday.

The fair will last three days. Others have been two-day shows. A farm machinery exhibit an a softball tournament for 4-H clubs will be new features of the fair, Lewis L. Rinehart, president of the fair board, said yesterday. Rinehart said members of the county agricultural society and county 4-H clubs, yesterday cleaned up the grounds and prepared building for exhibits.

He said repairs have been made and painting will be completed Monday. The state fair board two ago that fire marshal's warned the offices hazards would have to be eliminated and the grounds cleaned up before the fair opens. The fair will start at noon with demonstrations by 4-H members. The softball tournament clubs starts at 1 p. m.

Thursday. And Thursday night will be an entertainment program with 4-H clubs providing the musical numbers, skits and entertainment talent. CROWN KING, QUEEN The livestock judging contest begins at 9 a. m. Friday with D.

B. Robinson of the agricultural extension service acting as judge. The health.c contest starts then, too, crowning of the King and Queen of the Junior fair will take place at noon. There will be more demonstrations in the morning with H. W.

Harshfield, assistant state club leader, doing the judging. The livestock, poultry and rabbit judging and the demonstrations will continue during Friday afternoon. Friday night has been set aside for a Junior Fair party, sponsored by the Senior 4-H club. Saturday morning vegetables will be judged and demonstrations presented again. At noon there will be another livestock parade, following at 1 p.

m. by a style show by the girls' 4-H clubs. Miss Mabel Spray, home demonstration agent, has charge of girls' edubs while County Agent C. N. McGrew handles the boys' work.

In all there will be 270 livestock exhibits by 4-H clubs plus those of the three Future Farmers of America chapters. The girls clubs will have more than 1,000 exhibits of their work. Two Jailed In Robbery One Sentenced To Reformatory MILLERSBURG Carlos Edward Peeblee, 17, of Beach City, Holmes county, who admitted robbind an Amish man of $1,110, was sentenced to Ohio State Reformatory until his 21st birthday yesterday. Another youth, Clyde Harold Groves, 18, of Beach City, R. D.

2, has admitted his part in the armed robbery, but has not as yet been sentenced. The sentence of Peebles was imposed by Probate Judge Hoy L. Russell yesterday in juvenile court. The two youths stopped John A. Miller, of near Mt.

Hope, as he was driving his horse and buggy near his home on Jan. 14. At rifle point they demanded he give them his money. Miller placed his billfold containing $1,000 in checks and $110 in cash on the road, and the boys picked up the billfold and left in their car. Officers yesterday scoured a swamp near Beach City for two hours in a futile search the checks the youths said they threw there.

The money was divided and spent, the suspects told police officials. Boy Committed to Research Division ATHENS-P-Juvenile Judge John Newcomb Saturday judged 13-year-old Don H. Meek of Athens a "delinquent child" and ordered him committed to the bureau of juvenile research in Columbus. Young Meek is accused of shooting to death his 60-year-old uncle, Lewis Meek, during an argument between Meek and the youngster's father, Carl, last Tuesday. Ordered Freezers For 'Pals' Committee Pushes Probe and Mr.

David Bennett." HOFFMAN TO TESTIFY WASHINGTON -4P-Maj. Gen. Harry H. Vaughan, President Truman's military aide, acknowledged Saturday that he accepted deepfreeze units as gifts to himself and some friends, but he nied there was anything proper in "this courtesy." He said he spoke one of the freezers for "the little White House" -the Truman's home in Independence, Mo.and others to go to Fred Vinson, John Snyder, James K. Vardaman and Matthew J.

Connelly. Still another was dithe White House staff lunchroom. Snyder told a reporter that no freezer reached him. Senator Mundt (R-SD) immediately called for a checkup on Vaughan's claims. Vaughan said the freeze box shower resulted from a talk he had in 1945 old friends mine-Mr.

Harry Hoffman Hoffman has been identified as a Milwaukee advertising man, in testimony before the Senate Investigating committee which is conducting an inquiry into capital "five percenters." The U. S. Marshal's office quoted his attorney, Fred Wright, as saying Hoffman would appear before the Senate investigating committee at 10 a. m. Monday.

turer of freezers, Albert Gross, the "testified that the Verley company paid for the units he sent Vaughan and others. Vaughan said there was a simple explanation for his acceptance of the deep freezers; "Mr. Hoffman and Mr. Bennett desired to extend this courtesy to me as a friend, and I in turn made gifts these units to certain friends of mine." Informed of Vaughan's statement, Senator McCarthy (R- Wis), who has been active in the Senate investigation, commented: "In view of this admission on the part of Vaughan, I would very much like to have the Verley company explain why they spent approximately $3,000 for gifts and what in turn they expected from Vaughan." This was McCarthy's estimate of the cost of the freezers. Vaughan said, however, they were experimental models without commercial value although he did not state their worth.

Mundt, a committee member, said the Vaughan statement not close this matter by any means" and added: "They should be asked why they are willing to put out approximately $3,000 in gifts General Vaughan and his friends, That's a lot of money to throw around on a basis of just friendship." 50 Planes In Air Race Some 50 airplanes will roar from Mansfield municipal airport at 1 p. m. today for an 180 mile race over five Ohio cities. The exact route the airmen will follow will be disclosed at a briefing scheduled at 11:30 a. m.

The race, which will have tries from a number of Ohio cities, is the feature of Mansfield's all day air regatta. The day's program opens at 9 a. m. with an open house at the airport. A display of five different types of aircraft can be inspected by visitors.

Another feature of the day will be an exhibition of aeobatics by members of Mansfield 164th Squadron Air National Guard. The 164th will display its "scrambled takeoff" which recently put eight planes in the air in 55 seconds. He will be in charge of the intensified physical education and therapeutic program for adults planned by the 'Y' for this fall and winter. Neimeyer also will expand the local physical education program for boys and young men. A native of Norwood.

Neimeyer received a bachelor of science degree from Teachers college of the University of Cincinnati. He majored in physical education. attending college, Neimeyer worked on a -time basis at the Cincinnati YMCA and full time during summer vacations. He comes here highly recommended by Lewis W. Bodley, executive secretary of the Cincinnati YMCA.

Neimeyer will be here Wednesday to seek housing for his family. He is married and has a child one year old. Neimeyer was a member of the Marines for three years, spending two years on active duty in the South Pacific. He was a letterman in football, basketball and baseball while in high school. Bodies of Woman, Child Discovered FALMOUTH, -The bodies of a girl about 3 or 4 years old and a woman were found in a cottage Saturday and police said cause of their deaths was a mystery.

The victims were identified as Mrs. Fannie Gomes, wife of Anthony Gomes of Canton, and Ruby Jean. The little girl's last name was not known but a neighbor, Barlow Lopes, said he believed she was Mrs. Gomes' I granddaughter..

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