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Delta Star, The (Newspaper) - November 6, 1937, Greenville, Mississippi READ THE WANT ACS It is a profitable habit to have Maybe you have a discarded article one would or you are ONE DAY AHEAD The VOLUME I NUMBER GREENVILLE MISSISSIPPI SATURDAY NOVEMBER 6 1937 PRICE FIVE GENTS Revised Hornet Beats Lee Hi In Spectacular Game Whole Team Shows Good Work Signa Ostrom K i r k and Star As Hornet Finds Itself Greenville and Greenwood won and Clarksdale lost in at teams Greenwood defeated 13 to 0 Jackson defeated Clarksdale 19 to 7 Greenville defeated bus 13 o 0 JAPS RENEW ATTACKS AS TRUCE TALKED Some Believe Of Japs Almost Realized it A revived revised ville high school Hornet found herself last night and earned by consistent offensive and defensive starring n victory over the heavy lumbus Lee High General 13 to 9 The game was by far the most spectacular of season sibly the Memphis Central game as an exception and ut no time was the game sewed up nnd Ostrom continued their good work throughout the game nnd the Sign train combination accounted for touchdown but k ibly the notable be credited lo a and infi learn as a whole Little Johnny Kirk in and out of the game smeared play play and hit so he was hurl on two one requiring his absence from the game The revived Hornet which tost the last the subject of some worry hn the part of Coach E H Alley ed down the field from its own five yard line with but one for the first touchdown of the game The scorn made in than four minutes of the first quarter The second touchdown the pass Mood for half the field in Continued nn Page Sir Nick Carter Memory Is Good Nick Carter 110 years old and one of the best-known colored figures in the county re- tains a wonderful memory He was born on the first day in August 110 years ago at 9 o'clock He remembers fighting through the Civil war with Jeff and he knows why there are no Indians in this country now Ambitions U S VISIT BY DUKE AND WALLY POSTPONED Misconceptions Regarding Motives Of Trip Reason For Plans Change BEDAUX HAD CABLED WITHDRAWAL AS GUIDE British Government ed Because Of ment By Edward LONDON Nov 5 UP British government a n d Palace circles wers cheered tonight by the Duke of Windsor's announcement in is that nnd his born Duchess have postponed their visit to the United States Sufferer From Hemophilia CARTER And he joining the Bethlehem Baptist church in Ar- cola 70 years ago Nick is married his second matrimonial venture He lias no living children He manages to lake care of himself Remember Indians in this Why don you know Chris Columbus done run all Indians way fum here long That the answer he gave Mrs who snapped the above picture recently The ie SHANGHAI Saturday Nov C UP While reports dared of on impending truce the anese army today launched new and powerful on Chinese forces clinging to Western ami Southern boundaries of this grout International city Meantime the Japanese ed that they had occupied the environs of capital of province and rapidly were consolidating their control of the lust essential of the five North China provinces which they are determined to dominate believed that the capture of would satisfy the present ambitions of the Japanese army and render favorable the German effort tn end the conflict and slurt u fully planned diplomatic designed eventually to make China a partner to the tion against Communism It was recalled that simo Chiang always has been bitterly ist He insisted in his recent agreement with the Chinese Communist party incorporating that Red organisation into his front that it abandon its program and slogans and adopt the general program of the Central China government Observers generally believed that the German mediation fort was prematurely and that it may not be ed officially for They pointed out that Japan would not be likely to subscribe openly to the mediation effort until the Japanese army has ried out ils determination to drive all Chinese armed forces from the immediate vicinity of Shanghai and create governments satisfactory to Japan in the con- areas of Hie North China provinces of yuan and Shansi Chinese too probably will be slow in subscribing openly to the peace move as many of the elements in Generalissimo Chiang's anti-Japanese front still believe that China can win the war and that her long time foreign icy should be to ally herself with Soviet Russia rather than he states Germany and Italy Hoover Plan Of Convention Is Sidetracked CHICAGO Nov 5 UP The Republican national tee today sidetracked indefinitely Former President Herbert er's proposal for an off year convention but avoided danger of a serious party split by a compromise which left the way open to future action National Chairman John D M Hamilton offered the ise resolution which provided for a program committee of not less than 100 members to canvass the nation and to for- mulate a of party ciples This committee to report on its findings and then ing to the resolution the al committee at another meeting could determine the advisability of the off year convention It was approved unanimously after committeemen voted down one proposed amendment Eleventh hour opposition of congressional and national party leaders who foresaw in the Hoover proposal the danger of a party split over minor issues of the convention and the of presenting too great a broadside to political ents apparently forced the tional committee to adopt ils compromise stand COUNCIL MEETS TODAY Amendment of the zoning ordinance and recodification of the city ordinances will be dis- cussed at a meeting of the City Council called for 10 o'clock this morning PARIS Nov 5 UP The Duke of Windsor announced tonight he had postponed his tour of the United he and his ess the former Wallis had picked all their luggage and were ready to board the Liner Bremen tomorrow The chances are it was said that the former king of Britain eventually will abandon his plan to inspect industrial plants and labor conditions in the United States The decision was made after two days of bling land telephoning during which the Duke attempted to gauge the extent of resentment in American labor circles against his personal representative Charles Kt Bedaux Bedaux an industrial engineer accused by certain American bor groups of being an advocate of the system bled the Duke today from New York offering to sever all con- with the tour The following brief statement was issued from the Page FRANCO WILL ACCEPT PLAN TO MOVE VOLUNTEERS Provided Loyalists Agree Insurgents To Get Rights LONDON Nov 5 UP Rebel Generalissimo cisco Franco tonight accepted the non intervention committee's proposal to remove foreign from Spain in return for belligerency rights provided the Loyalist government agrees to the plan Loyalist officials in Barcelona said they would agree fo the scheme to return the war to the Spaniards if members of commissions appointed to count foreign troops in Spain actually are neutral and carry out their duties without delay Franco was reported to have informed Rome and Berlin of his actions asserting that ob- belligerent rights was now more necessary than the volunteers which both Germany nnd Italy have sent The Loyalists were said to have communicated with Ivan Maisky Soviet Russia dor to London emphasizing that they had more to gain by the plan than by re- it and permitting the present situation to continue Both sides are expected to make official announcements of their decisions within 10 days The only hitch may be and Italy's refusal to agree Some observers ed that the situation would de- into a trial of strength be- tween Franco and his foreign aides The Loyalists insisted lint Franco had more than Italian troops in his armies while the Rebels asserted some foreigners are in the 23 international gades The Rebels admit more than troops while the government puts its foreign forces at The new developments came closely on the heels of British Prime Minister Neville announcement in com- mons that Britain was ing with Salamanca giving Rebel Spain an unofficial but technical recognition co obviously flushed with the success of the diplomatic tory agreed to the vention scheme NAME OMITTED The Star regrets that the name of W A Percy was un- intentionally omitted from the list of names attached to the tition requesting H K Fisher to seek as a member of the City Council AILING COVADONGA Is how the Count of Covadonga former heir to the Spanish throne looked during his latest attack of hemophilia the ravaging blood disease inherited from his Bourbon ancestors He is shown in n Miami Fla hotel his second wife the former Marta of Havana had instituted another action for divorce in a Havana court Brussels Conference Balked When Democracies Unite Against Italy's Plan BRUSSELS Nov 5 UP The Far Eastern Peace ence was forced lo a standstill tonight Great Britain the United States ami France fought off resistance to a of luring Japan into negotiations on an armistice The delegates of 19 nations or adherent to the nine power Washington treaty de- fending China's territorial rily decided to scud n message lo Tokyo asking Japan to state her grievances against China to a small mediation in- upon being included on the mediation so vigorous that the conferees agreed lo postpone ment of the small committee and until tomorrow with virtually nothing accomplished The encountering stubborn opposition from the outset excitedly discussed the reports from Berlin hut Adolf refused to attend the step out alone and attempt to peace in the Orient Should Hitler admittedly in ii strong neutral position in the Orient succeed in bringing about peace he would leave the con- ference in the embarrassing sition of nothing left for the to do but pack up and go home It became move nnd more Mini regardless of how plan might be it i belter chunce of cess than the Brussels tions that are becoming more complicated hourly The message to Tokyo ing the good offices of the nations for mediation appeared to be the last slender hope of an armistice out treaty once Should Japan give an aging reply the conference would appoint a mediation committee taking into account any suggestion which might make regarding ils membership The line dividing the three democracies Europe's Fascist bloc became move today when Paul President oi the conference and Belgian Foreign Minister sub- a draft of it note to Japan which firmly rejected Japan's claim that the conference is without any right to intervene in Race Problem Is Question Of Constant Adjustment Star Reporter Told By Rhodesian Official By WILLIAM A HELL JR if Rhodesia Africa is a young nation governed largely by young men One of the est of its government officials is visiting Greenville He is Roger George Plowman who is only 28 years old but has been connected with the Rhodesian de- of native since he was 18 Mr Howman is on his first trip lo the United States He studying interracial relationships particularly as they apply to whites and negroes He landed in New York in mid-August bought a second-hand Ford nml since hns been up down across America in his quest information Prior to sailing for this country he completed two years of at London uni- versity under n Beit Fellowship The Tale Alfred Beit whose will provided for the fellowships inseparably linked with Cecil Rhodes in the British African empire building After leaving New York he interviewed amung others the secretary of the National sociation for the Advancement of Colored People Mr Howman spent a month at University of North Carolina attending a conference on The Comparative Education of Peoples of African Descent The conference ar- ranged by the Carnegie tion attracted from virtually all British dominions and crown colonies European nations in whose col- a race problem exists Mr next tion was the Cherokee Indian reservations in the Great Smoky mountains He says Rhodesian negroes nre more like the American Indian than like the American negro Pausing in Atlanta the young Rhodesian official interviewed the Southern Interracial Com- mission the head of tho Atlanta School of Social Work and ram Evans imperial wizard of Ku Klux Klau Thence lie struck westward stopping to gather additional in- formation on Pueblo and Navajo Indian reservations of the Southwest In California he talked with Dr Bogardus Uni- versity of Southern California authority on American ial relationships with Chinese and Japanese Returning eastward man stopped in Kt Paso and New Orleans then tu ville Mr Howman lold this inter- viewer he formed no fixed opinions on American treatment of lems but thought it that the two peoples thrown together or he seeks to such an intermingling nnd to substitute for it some form of control contact We have whole country so that 48 per cent of it is a native area in which no European can reside unless he's there for benefit of the negro wise he has to yield to the mi- live interest The rest of the is European nren in- lo which the native may come only in the interest of the We have only whiles lo blacks and our hope is that we can establish a dual economic and social structure which will interpenetrate but never coincide as docs your in- structure in the United Shies Rhodesia is able lo start afresh in seeking some workable adjustment of its interracial re- America didn't make a systematic study of its racial problems at first but has been doing so of late What this study has taught America what it con tench are things I hope to discover on this on Page Eight UNTIE KNOTS YOU HAVE TIED ENGINEERS TOLD President William Kethley Of Makes Ad- dress To LIFE MEMBERSHIPS PRESENTED TO EIGHT Solution of Social Problems Is President Kethley Says A challenge to the ing profession to adapt its genius to the problems that this genius hns engendered was en lost night by President liam M Kethley of Delta State Teachers college Speaking at a banquet in the Hotel Greenville climaxing the fall meeting of the American Society of Civil Engineers Mid- South Section Mr Kethley de- clared the engineer must now turn his eyes within his own to the solution of cial problems remarks while in a spirit more of tribute than of criticism were to the effect that engineers until ly given more attention to the mechanical efficiency of than to the possible of this efficiency The engineer he said in- creased the time beat of ica nnd has been the greatest contributor to Die dizzy speed of modern civilization He has been indifferent to social lems inc slave rather than the to his own Mr K ell i ley stated nut now lie the is turning his talents to cial construction to cal adjustments and his duly is to prevent his inventions and improvements from becoming Frankenstein monsters Mr cited the ical cotton picker as one uct of engineering which calls for solution lo the Continued on Eight YOUTH ATTACKS PHILANTHROPIST Warrington's Assistants also Injured By ing Assailant it NEW ORLEANS Nov 5 UP William J ton internationally known philanthropist and two assistants at his home for trans- tonight were slashed by a youth before lice shot him Injured Coll 21 reported in a critical condition at a hospital from police bullet wounds liam 25 former cago newspaperman cut six times about the hips and Keith 35 also slashed about the waist Warring ton who tried to calm the youth as others at house fleet was cut on the fingers and hands Coll came in roaring drunk and said Warrington Three or four men were in there incl he drew his knife and started to slash at them Most of them ran away Some of us tried to restrain him but he ran up the stairs Coll was in a room of historic rington when police ar- rived Policeman Charles hold tried to batter down the door As he did so he heard a shot Coll fell hit in the Berthold said Officer said Coll had come out another door and was about to stab me with his knife The youth's father Carl T Coll sr had his clothes ripped lo shreds as he tried to disarm boy Bog ion Crop ontrol Services For Hemingway Will Take Place Today JACKSON Miss Nov 5 UP Funeral services will be hold tomorrow for Judge William Hemingway 68 sor of low at the University of Mississippi who died today in Oxford one week after a heart attack and stroke of paralysis Hemingway was prominent in state politics He came to the university in 1921 and several times was a member of Southeastern Conference Board for Athletics The widow survives RETURN OF COLONIES SEEN BEHIND NAZI HOVE Hitler Hopes To Pose As With Italy's Help BERLIN Nov 5 UP rer Adolf Hitler contemplates n effort to end the war in China in hopes that his in the role of Pence Maker will bolster his case for return of Germany's colonies reliable sources said night Der Fuehrer conferred daylong with his leaders on the of direct German tion in the Japanese conflict He was said to be in- upon a solid man front for any such under- taking H was reliably understood that his would bb delayed probably until early next week when his ace diplomat Joachim returns from Home where he has gone to bring Italy into the pact against ism Informed observers in Berlin generally believed that ed reports of a direct German overture to Japan and China constitute a trial balloon to de- lennine reaction tion Hitler conferred at the late with Ba- ron Von his foreign minister Air War Minister Marshal Blomberg and Admiral Erich of the Navy Hitler was said to believe that his prestige would be greatly in- creased if he brings about an armistice in the Far East while the Brussels Far Eastern peace conference appears hopelessly OH Page McCee Firm Low Bidder On New Hotel Annex The same firm which con- Hotel Greenville W J McGee and Sons of was apparently the low bidder on the general contract for the new annex lo the original structure Bids for all contracts were re- at Hotel Greenville morning at 10 o'clock and a large number of tors were present Awarding of the contracts will probably take place within a few days Other apparently successful bidders were Shaw Electric Com- pany of Greenville for the contract and Lasler thers of Memphis for plumbing and heating Tennessee Fire Causes Loss MOSCOW Nov 5 UP Fire of undetermined origin which destroyed nine iness houses and four dwellings at an estimated loss of here tonight was brought un- der control by firefighters of three Tennessee towns The blaze which started in a deserted frame warehouse swept down Main street fanned by a strong and left only font business buildings unmolested Two well-equipped companies from Memphis Tenn 3B miles cast of here joined with the local department of Moscow and by Somerville in the difficult by a poor wafer supply Roosevelt Tells Danger Of Stock Speculation W A S Ifl N G T O N Nov 5 UP President Roosevelt warned the nation bluntly today of the dangers of stock market speculation as more leading con- gressional figures joined the drive lo revise federal tax tures to halt the current business slump chief executives ance of the market situation came as Senator Harry K Byrd ocrat Va of Senate finance May Congressional Leaders May Be Unable To Have Crop Ready Nov 6 CUP Possibility arose tonight that the administration's governmental reorganization program given consideration ahead control legislation when V Con- gress convenes November is in F Byrnes p disclosed after a White House conference that he tempt to bring four-point reorganization the first order of business time There were lions meanwhile thai neither House nov Senate agriculture committees would be ready with a oh the opening day came lis of Agriculture Henry Wallace conferred with a group of House Agriculture lee members led by Rep ton P Fuller p S C fort to differences been blocking formulation of the farm Both and menta 1 measures were on the legislative list recommended for action by President velt when he called the special session Form legislation ever has been given right-of-way preference by a joint resolution adopted at the Possible reshuffling gram followed a Mr House from New York He intends to confer during the next 10 days leaders on means of speeding his program During the interim he two addresses one the oilier his formal message lo Congress Rep described Wallace 1 as favoring a compulsory con- program for coin new but willing to accept ever House and Senate tees decide for He said that lunched White House was definitely in favor he felt such a provision Would be Continued OH Page DAILY ROBERT 5 Editor's Tlic Ring tendered this Charles Bedaux the behind the scenes in the Duke of Windsor's visit America is good for one free ride on The ton Merry-Go-Round WASHINGTON Duke of wanted to retain the labor whose cause he has championed or of top-notch society among whose members he has so gaily ed he could have made no more unfortunate selection than les E Bedaux as saint and manager of his American tour For Bedaux has the unique distinction of being just as much in wrong with labor as with those who toil not neither do they spin Among the latter tie is scorned because once he ed ns a East Among the former he is dis- trusted because out of his os a laboring mbn evolved a speed-up system exploit his one-time friends That the mail who lost his throne portly of sympathy should visit the United under aOv spices is chiefly result of the irresistible salesmanship r Continued on Page Eight Continued on Page
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