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Delta Star, The (Newspaper) - October 6, 1937, Greenville, Mississippi READ ADS It to profitable to kaye Maybe you have a discarded article one would buy or you are seeking employment ONE DAY AHEAD f First In The VOLUME I NUMBER GREENVILLE MISSISSIPPI WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 6 1937 FIVE CENTS 35 Percent Of Y Campaign Goal First Pay Division 0 Leading Field Leaders Workers To Meet At Breakfast This ing to i Unofficial tabulation late evening raised the total of the opening day to ic With 35 oer cent of the goal of raised during the first day of their drive leaders nnd workers in the Y M C A campaign will hold tic meeting at a fast at the Y to this morning The fast was announced last night and workers ate urged to at- tend total of had been raised by last it was re- ported with the O Division led bv Colonel R A and Maior Hunt field willi a total of Division O hsd secured 13 contributions for that total This Division O's hat in the Contributions as posted at campaign Number Amount subscribers 14 Division n -.10 13 Division O 17 13 Division Y SUB 14 11 Division S 11 The special gifts division re- ported CO contributions for and the county committee reported GO contributions at The Booklet By Dr Shackelford Shown In Gotham if A booklet prepared by Dr John Shackelford out- health program of the Washington county health de- with special reference to child hygiene is on display at the United States Public Health Association meeting which is taking place in Wow York this week The book serves as an outline for health department and health council Dr ford said yesterday The let lists various clinics which are to be held during the year The health council is an ad- to the county health de- pa and carries on work in tho schools Central school has achieved a record of 100 per cent dental corrections for the past nine years Mrs P L Mann lias been president of the health council since its beginning The Weather Mississippi Partly cloudy Wednesday and Thursday Arkansas Fair Wednesday Thursday if ATLANTA Oct 5 UP p m and highest and lowest Atlanta Birmingham 86 Boston Chicago 82 Denver Fargo N koto Helena ton Jackson sas City Memphis Miami New Orleans 84 Oakland Cal homa City Phoenix 88 St Louis Washington JAPS ATTACK BRITISH AID TO CHINESE ARMY Claim England Exports Airplanes Aiding China TOKYO Wednesday Oct 6 UP Japanese newspapers today bitterly Great Britain for supposedly aiding the Chinese by exporting munitions and airplanes to China The newspaper Asahi endued planes were being flown into Chinese territory by Chinese pilots provided with certificates to take the planes from Hong The Asahi also charged that a certain power had aided China in restoring service on the Hong railway line and us a result the Chinese were importing large quantities of anti-aircraft guns guns and trench mortars and other munitions from by way of Hong Kong The newspaper commented that there was nothing surprising in this pointing out that Hie British had built the railway by 40 years of toil and millions oE pounds tn expenditures The newspaper added The fact must be emphasized that in so doing Britain is only contributing to the prolongation of present hostilities and aging the Chinese to fight The Agency earlier re- ported Uhat six British bombing planes and five pursuit ships had been shipped from England to Hong Kong and would be flown to Canton for use the Japanese naval air forces ing iri South China The agency said the plane's were sold to China by the Brit- munitions concern TWO WOMEN UNIONISTS SAY ATTACK ATTEMPTED Garment Organizers Claim Memphis Men Tried To Drag Them From Cab NORMAN SMITH BEATEN Smith Attack Follows His Radio Address To Motor Workers Kept Busy MEMPHIS Tenn Cot 5 UP Two young women of Ws Ladies Calmer Union lold police a half dozen men attempted tn drap them from a taxi a feu moments after Norman Smith for the United Automobile W o r k e r s Union was attacked and beaten Miss Myrtle dent of the local chapter of the an affiliate of the Com- for Industrial tion said one o the men told her and Miss Jackie Butler to get out of town before we get you like we got that other guy Miss said ran past a red to escape from the men and rushed them to the police station 1 never saw the men Miss Eggleston toltl police I rim sure however that I could them if T see them Their car had a Kentucky Smith was beaten by a group of men shortly lie to have made a radio ex- plaining CIO ami plans to organize approximately 5000 and Fisher Body plant workers He suffered numerous tions about the a passible head fracture and internal in- juries He was rushed to a pital The attack occurred as Smith and Harry Elder another izer for the Automobile Workers were leaving a town radio station Elder said one of the men stuck a in his ribs but that he escaped from them and rushed back into the lobby of the tel The mob Smith and to get in their and when the organizers refused they assaulted Smith LEAGUE ASKS NATIONS GIVE Suggests City Council Votes Unanimously Fund For Malaria Mosquito Control Further Talks On County T B Ward Next Week if discussions of a ward proposed as n project by the Washington county board of supervisors will be held at a ing next Tuesday E IX Davis acting president said last night The board last month set aside for construction of the ward which will accomodate about 20 persons when ed Mr Davis said work on the matter had been delayed be- cause of absence of two bers of the board at recently on Page Eight Benoit Takes Lead In Delta Star Photo Contest if Benoit hns taken lead in the big contest for sored by The Delta Ihc contest announced last night Three from Be- noit had been received by noon Opening Monday the contest is in its first week with judging of the week's entries to be mode Saturday All entries must be in the hands of the contest editor by Friday midnight and winners will be announced day Other towns with entries Cleveland Glen Allan Rolling Fork An- and Shaw Greenville so far has only one The contest is divided into three Outdoor scenes informal snaps children etc portrait studies and indoor pictures Contestants must use only small inexpensive cameras and all subscribers are eligible providing that they are strictly amateurs Three first and three second prizes will bo given ench week with three first and three ond grand prizes to be given at the expiration of the contest 12 weeks hence The weekly prizes will be and 50 cents while tho grand prizes will be 510 and with merchandise and other valuables for more awards The CORN CORNER DENIED CHICAGO Oct 5 UP Di- rectors of the Chicago Board of Trade tonight announced there was reason to suspect bers had violated trading rules in a recent attempt to corner the September corn market and ordered appointment of two com- to investigate all charges and suspicions Against Unjustified Aggressor japan Is Denounced As Nation In Chinese War It An assurance that City Council would provide up tn ly for malaria con- trol beginning in March was given in a unanimous vote of the councilmen last night at regular monthly meeting A score of interested citizens urged the council to provide the appropriations arguing lavia costs the city annually a great deal more than the re- quested appropriation Estimates were given the cil by Dr John Hint between and would be required annually to meet ex- penses of fighting and keeping down malaria It was pointed out however that the estimates were rough and i survey will be required before actual expenditures can be Survey of the city will bo made in the near future by cither Nelson Rector ot Dr George Riley of the Division aT Malaria Control of the state health de- pa men t Dr said last night I consider the first public health problem in ington county Dr O 11 Beck said speaking in favor of the appropriation Other ments supporting the proposal were marie by Dr T R Lewis Mrs Louise Smith and Mrs bert Armstrong it The City Council last gave Henry Starting dent of the school board ance that the school budget as presented be carried out Although figures of the get were not included in the it menns the city schools will this year receive the amount requested nnd granted previously by the City Council Reason for passage of the resolution is the fact that the 7.2 mill rale set aside for schools will not raise sufficient revenue to make up the called for by the budget Last year the Continued on Page Eight British protests against Japanese frightfulness in China keep above Japanese Ambassador to London n person as he strives to avoid a threatened commercial boycott of Japanese products Former County Road Supervisor Re hi red By Board if O K Cock bus been renamed county road supervisor by the Washington county board of it announced Mr Cock held this same position until several ago when he resigned and was re- placed by George Mr Vinzant remains as ty engineer Acting President K D Davis of the board said yesterday Mr said Mr had boon doing the which will be the duties of Mr Cock and of the latter means only an dition to the county force not a replacement Those present al the meeting when Mr Cock was renamed President Davis Torrey Wood and W D Simmons The appointment was made by a two-to-one vote Ibis procedure being made possible because of the fncl tlie board is made up of only three members nt the ent President A O Huddleston being absent elite to illness and the fifth member being decoded The PREDICT PASSAGE OF RESOLUTIONS Also Propose Meeting Of Nine-Power Treaty Signatories GENEVA Oct 5 UP Spurred by President indirect suggestion that aggressor nations be the of Nations ad- committee on Fnr Eastern affairs tonight recommended that tbe nearly nations in the league give direct aid to China The president's obvious con- of Japan as well as other aggressor nations for an epidemic of world led tbn advisory group's nig committee to rewrite an ier draft which luid merely ed that league notions do no- thing to weaken China's military res is Jane e The advisory group meeting at p in also approved in principle a proposal to convoke emergency conference of of the nine-power ington treaty including thn United States and Japan to act on tho con- The a cl v i K o r y committee's forceful report to the league sembly 1 Condemnation of Ja invasion as ii viol it ion of I lie mid pence treaties 2 A request that all league stales give China whatever aid con 3 Recommendation that the Aga Khan president of the sembly convoke an emergency session of the nine-power tories including the United States nnd Japan and other tions with vital interests in the Far Ens I 4 A request the ly remain in session to deal with the crisis The advisory committee report which is ox peeled to be ed by the full league assembly late tonight bluntly that Japan's invasion of China is an open violation of her pledges International Opinion Divided On Talk By D United Press Staff Correspondent LONDON Oct 5 UP Eu- ropean opinion divided along anticipated lines tonight after impact of President blow at nations Tho Chicago address corned by Britain atut hoard with reserve by and termed gic and by an Italian official The British foreign office ex- pressed itself us impressed by the speech and quarters that Mr declaration for a ni offender nations if carried out would be tho greatest boon to humanity any stii teaman sibly could accomplish The cabinet it was announced will be summoned tn Wednesday to consider tho international situation nnd tho speech when Hie full is available First react ion in Berlin one of surprise and oven ment at the ent abandonment of the United traditional isolation icy Many observers doubted that there would be such a com- plete about face in actual policy and believed the President testing public reaction by menus of a trial balloon Neither tho propaganda ministry nor the for- eign office would comment until they seen the full text of the speech but the newspaper blatt on moral grounds such as the to the world been hemt from him before without however the result of practical consequences therefrom for United States for- eign policy Specific mention ot the Kellogg Pact inul the nine power pact in the Chicago speech however leads to the sumption this time that the re- arc meant ns less If it could be deduced the United States intends tu display greater concern over the sorrows of the rest of the world this surely must bo provided this concern is nnt on i picture of the world treated by d information of a President de- things greatly out of cus For the rest it may be also by Germany if the United States too throws its weight in against the trouble of the world Official comment was lacking in Moscow but it was pointed out that President murks coincide with ho Soviet viewpoint on necessity uf nations to ite Tin viet press in pasE months tins the isolationist tendency of United States md ed the view that tlie American neutrality law aided Hence would prove bankrupt in the end French diplomatic and al quarters expressed the est satisfaction with the Chicago address which they considered n timely wanting to troubU ers It was stated openly the President's views summarized the principal lines of foreign policy One diplomatic observer told Ihc United Press i that there are situations where it becomes the mission of cratic states to raise their voice to prevent nml therefore they consider Mr Roosevelt's speech as a salutary warning i time when peace is gravely Continued on Page Eight Chinese Hopeful International SHANGHAI Wednesday Oct G UP C Hi today President Roosevelt's cago speech indicting sor powers to mean that the United States eventually will join with Britain and other ers in enforcing nn boycott against Japan The Chinese based their inter- on the president's to a quarantine against aggressor nations They asserted that the antine of Japan which they have been demanding will be a general economic boycott of that Continued on rage Eight President King's Daughters Coming Here MERRY if dent ire from his Iwo weeks across the continent wilh seven den n ite i m press 1 That he has lost tittle if any political strength and his popularity still is ii :i high crest 2 the foos of his court Kill although under fire from a rd en t Nc w Dca 1 o are far from on the ropes lie country generally is npMhelic toward tlie fight and is far more interested in immediate issues 4 That west of Chicago there is no demand for the tion of Justice Black because of his one-time membership in the Klan fj farmers wanl a new G That thero is no demand 1 spec hi I 7 That there is intense in whether Roosevelt will run for a third term in STILL RIDING man Evidence of Roosevelt's larity was so overwhelming that it surprised even the gentleman involved All along his route whether morning or night at country crossroads or large cities it was the samc story enthusiastic cheering crowds In ii campaign year this is to be expelled a r e up aiui turn out to their champion Bui in an period and ally after a bad licking at the of Congress i President is not a sure-fire thrill Roosevelt however left him on trail of genuine enthusiasm Equally significant was the way loca 1 pel i licos hovered about the President and fell over trying get him w h e n cameras clicked Politicians don't do that unless they know it pays dends They cluster around LI loser DEAD it is possible fnr Roosevelt to revive the court by bunching a new attack at the moment thai issue is as dead as a kippered There is lively interest in how he feels about Senators who threw him for a loss But on the Continued on Page Eight if Program for the annual state convention of the King's Daughters and Sons which opens October 13 and continues for three days will include speeches by Mrs Henry S Elcy of folk Va international president it was announced yesterday This will be the fourth time thai Greenville has had the convention and will be tlic first appearance of an international president at :i Mississippi stale convention The Greenville King's ters nnd Sons the hostess cle is expecting representatives from circles in all sections of the state it was said yesterday Program for the convention will open with a meeting of the executive board and officers Jit tlie residence of S R Geise at o'clock Wednesday tober 13 At o'clock that evening President J W of Yazoo City will give a dinner ing Mrs the international president Members of the board officers of tho organization presidents of tho King's Daughters nnd the president of the Memphis circles will present Thursday a o'clock October 14 the convention will open a with registration of delegates tho convention proper beginning at 10 o'clock Following the first session luncheon at the Country Club will be given at o'clock Mrs Louise Smith will bo and Mrs Elcy the pal speaker At 4 o'clock flic same after- noon Mrs D C Montgomery will give a tea a I her home which will be followed by a to the hospital and drive through the city v At 7 o'clock Thursday evening o banquet at Hotel Greenville with Mrs Eley as guest speaker will lake place Will Francis will be and cal program will be presented by Mrs Lucille Strong and Mrs on Page Eight Fort Worth Is Dixie Champ FORT WORTH Tex Oct 5 UP Fort Worth's baseball loom won its seventh ries championship tonight when it defeated Little Rock 9 to 0 in the fifth and final game of the current Rig Ed Selway pitched for Fort winning his victory of the series The Cats started scoring when singled in Die second in- ning sending Moore home from second base They added another in tho fifth when Shelley doubled ad- to third on a single by McDowell and got home on a single by Demands World Peace In Speech Says United States Would Be Shown No Mercy By Aggressors CLEVELAND Oct 5 UP V President Roosevelt's rial train left here for N at P M after a brief stop which Mr Roosevelt dlo cast address to the New York Herald Tribune forum In New York CHICAGO Oct 5 UH President in surprise statement of t rat ion policy OIK international affairs today demanded live endeavors to preserve peace and warned that America not escape war if international lawlessness is permitted to spread unchecked obviously to Germany and Italy and speaking extreme solemnity he gested i quarantine lawless nations since the of- their lawlessness is spreading t Lei no one he said that America will escape that it may mercy that western hemisphere will not be- attacked if the rest of the goes to war Mark you he said another passage that emphatic in his pre- pared address when aii ic of physical disease starts spread the community approves and joins in of the patients in order to protect health of the community the spread of the who heard the ment applauded by thousands at the president's dedication Chicago's new outer bridge n WPA project cred it in the light of League ofc Nations action on the Chinese war and of a British for n world boycott against the aggressor in the declared war on China At the least the was considered an implication V that the United Stales tor international affairs deeply than has been the case since the World war Mr Roosevelt recalled to listeners the facts of the wars in Spain and China Without a declaration of war and without warning or cation any he civilians including women and children being ruthlessly murdered with bombs from air In times of so-called peace ships are being attacked and sunk by submarines without cause or notice Nations are foment ing taking sides in civil in nations have never done them nny harm Nations ing freedom for themselves deny it to others Innocent peoples and nations arc being cruelly to greed for power and supremacy which is devoid of all sense of justice and humane While asserting that violation of such pacts as the on Page Eight Continued on Page Eight Th e Wea th er Burea u Wa n ts Its Balloons Back Tests Made if CHILEANS Oct UP The United States Weather wants its loons hack The balloons were Saturday from Vicksburg Miss to N C with attached instruments in the first effort by such means to study a cal storm Presumably the loons soared 20 miles up before they burst and let the recorded full back to earth This is what the weather bureau wants Weathermen waited two sons to try out their blow winch swept harmlessly and mildly into Western Louisiana Sunday wasn't much of a storm hut Washington and Massachusetts Institute of Technology gave the release order on the three-foot gas bags At three-hour intervals from 1 p m Saturday until 7 a m Sunday the balloons look aloft recording mechanism from Vicksburg Montgomery Ala Macon Ga and The instruments recorded pressure temperature and humidity of the air Radiating bamboo sticks each with a red streamer at- protected instruments against breakage W F McDonald chief of the New Orleans Weather Bureau which recorded a rain for -18 hours ending Sunday said the object ot was to record tropical rainfall When we understand the re- lease of energy in rainfall which accompanies tropical cs and its distribution we will more about how the storms said He explained the loon data gathering was not new for or ter storms over wide
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