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Daily Mail, The (Newspaper) - December 12, 1939, Hagerstown, Maryland DAY BY DAY mott marie It Ita of toward WEATHER by rain tomorrow and by rain rising daily by Co. at DECEMBER 12, 1939. BREMEN IS SPARED BY BRITISH SUB 4 4 Hear France Ready To Break Off Relations With Russia SOVIETS MAY REJECT PLEA FROM LEAGUE In Turns League Into Place For War Supplies Dec. 12 24- hour deadline for a reply to the League of offer to mediate war passed day without a reply from the Soviet Dec. 12 circulated in League of Nations circles today that France would break diplomatic relations with Russia and close the Soviet Em- bassy in Paris if the League ex- pels Russia in condemnation ot her invasion of The move for launched by Latin-American was gaining ground as the who heretofore have ed to state their views concerning swung their support behind it French sources called the Embassy in Paris center of a of underground French Communist They reported that Premier whose government has outlawed the Communist party in was determined to close the embassy and would use the League ouster as an opportunity to act. Dec. 12 sources in Geneva today said it was Russia would reject the League of 25- hour ultimatum calling on her to on Page 12) Half Finished Heir To Wed Hatcheck Girl Reported buying a trousseau Milly hatcheck girl for a New York night pictured with Dave 24, ot Battle heir to cereal to whom she became en- gaged six weeks after she checked his Dollars Speak Louder Than Words Headline in today's Troops Capture and Burn Finnish in a dramatic speech before the League of Nations Dr. Rudolf Finnish the name of give us Will this fall upon deaf or merely elicit an expression of our which is meaningless unless backed up by dollars and While we feel safe from invasion from enjoy the erty of a free people and just now are filled with the anticipation of a stout-hearted little nation is at- tempting to check Stalin's Red Communistic hordes and save it- self from Finland is like a pigmy fighting a overpowering giant with little or no hope of success unless the people of other dom loving and Christian nations go to her immediate She needs military medicine and other The United States has extended Finland credit to the amount of Other nations are helping but all of this is only a drop in the No one knows how long the Finns will have to fight and They need your and they need your The Daily Mail and the Morning Herald are sponsoring a for relief for Finland in this community to be forwarded to the Finnish relief headed by former President in New This committee will not duplicate any Finnish re- lief work being done by the Red Contributions of any amount will be received at the Mail office and be properly Heart Attack U Fatal DOUGLAS SR. DIES SUDDENLY Sights German In Range Of Torpedo Ickes Urges Third Term For To Preserve Democracy Of U. S. General Hugh Who Debated Issue With Secretary Of The Interior Admits That It Is Possible To Re-Elect Progress Being Made On Project In Southwest Work on the Elizabeth tin two mouths is moving on schedule and is about half completed to information supplied by lives of the In the while the work is in pro service of the Maryland railroad is being main Because of the increase in business in months the of in area where the yards are has been unusually In the meantime the city is en- gaged in negotiations for all of the rights of way for boulevard which leads from the underpass to Washington One property on West Washington street already been purchased ami several others will likely be bought The under the agreement with the federal must have completed the boulevard within 60 days after completion of the ing ot the boulevard will be done by the W. P. with the surfacing being done by the The underpass which is providing employment for a ber of local will cost mately It is understood that the under- pass will bear no but that the boulevard leading from the un- West Washington will be named boulevard after former Mayer W. Lee A re- solution offered by City Council while Mr. Elgin was still provides for naming it. after Mr. This was passed ly by BOARD TO The Board of Education will meet in special session this afternoon to discuss matters to several WPA contracts in the WEATHER U. S. Weatner Bureau Increasing cloudiness followed by rain Wednesday am N. Dec. 12 Secretary in an last night filled with barbed references Republican aspirants for the Presidential nomination urged a third term for President Roosevelt as the of our ocracy against the perils that threaten The secretary of the interior told persons at a town hall ing a third term was consistent with true General Hugh Johnson who spoke with Ickes ou the subject ocracy in retorted ately that another term would tend to perpetuate a Roosevelt dynasty in the White undoubtedly is possible to re- President RUSSIANS IN FLANK MOVE Invaders Operate From Footholds In Two Campaigns son replied to the same question asked would mean a fourth term a fifth and so on until the Finally they'll elect my Roosevelt President's est and all over Scores Ickes launched his wholesale ticism ot hopefuls by asserting an starvation existed in Cleveland cause a Republican Mr. deliberately chose to risk starvation rather than spoil his selfish plan for a balancing record in his for on the lican Asserting an was on Page 12) P. S. C. Requiring Town To Have Two A n J Christmas Irees Assets Records Commission Requiring Utilities To Maintain Property Dec. 12 A scries ot new regulations requiring ill major public utilities in the state to maintain continuing records covering physical sets was today by the Public Service The regulations will require all telephone and telegraph companies to bring the records up to date later than December 31, 10-10. The records he available at the request of the the companies will not he required to file regular All utilities with property valued in excess of will he The commission noted an exception in the case of telegraph and telephone permit ting them to delay submission o the list of units proposed to he used pending completion of an investiga tion of property records by the Fed eral Communications The regulations defined the con tinning property record as in and cost record of utility arranged and maintained by snow or rain in west portion late rising by continuing property record unit together with the costs associate Chesapeake Increasing i with such cloudiness followed by rain rising NEW ate northerly winds becoming Clever M. this ha Mo and shifting to southeast ami a T east i Board of County Dec. 12, The Red invaders of operating from footholds 40 miles within the pressed today two separate either one of which if completed might bring Finland to her The newer of these parallel of- took shape along the icy shore ot Lake Ladoga and in the country to the where numerically superior Soviet Russian forces were bent on ing the northern part of Lake doga to outflank the stubborn de- fenders of the Karelian Twenty days of attack by artillery and infantry had failed to crack the isthmus defenses between Lake Ladoga and the Gulf of Mannerheim according to the Finnish on Page 12) Ballooning Joints Hastens Healing Dec. 12 of Infected and en bone joints with oxygen to bring about quick and effective healing was reported today to the Southern Medical The Joints actually are blown up like a toy said Dr. E. Bennette ot W. after enough fluid has been withdrawn to create an air The treatment was designed to seperate the parts ot the bone and tissue which sometimes adhere and cause a stiff and also to aid healing by putting oxygen in direct contact with the bone as it grows back This stimulates the repairing process. Early Star Of Screen Victim Of Heart Attack At His California Home SAYS BRITAIN ON DEFENSIVE Dec. 12 many has placed sea er distinctly on the the official German News asserted DNB argued that in ing that shipping in certain waters and river mouths had been placed under tion ot naval authorities the British have admitted pure trade routes to Britain no longer Even neutral DNB has been placed under Brit- ish naval The news agency said that this was not proving adequate and that at least six ships had been sunk off the English eastern coast On the Western DNB re- ported French artillery fire had been directed at and Schneeberg and also between and Williamsport will have two Com- Christmas trees this This was decided at a meeting of he Christmas tree com- held last night following numerous requests that a tree be erected in the public square ng to The other recently planted n Community has been dec- orated and equipped with lights for he holiday The ee announced that the living tree dea is an experiment and was con- before the firemen took charge of the The tree for lie square has been selected and probably will be placed in position next Contributions to the Christmas for the children of the community arc being ed by a soliciting Officers Recently Will Be Formally Elected At The annual banquet of the ington County Bar Association will he held this evening at o'clock at the Hotel At a meeting preceding the banquet officers nominated at a committee meeting several weeks ago will he Joseph D. Mish will he elected succeeding Charles W. H. Bovey will be ed D. K. and Harry John 22, Accused Of Taking Gun From Charged Avith being implicated in the theft of a revolver from a parked car here John 22. was taken into custody at his home in Waynesboro this ing by Officer Yourtee of the assisted by Deputy Sheriff Leister Fix and a companion are alleged to have taken the gun from the car of R. A. Conley while parked on Potomac Officer ogle went to Waynesboro this morning to investigate the theft of another revolver and discovered the Conley Dec. 12, Douglas who ed to film fame with his lar died in. bed of a beart He was 56. The dashing Don for 15 years the ranking male star of succumbed after a day's ness at his beach home in nearby Sauta At his bedside were his the former Lady Sylvia and his His was called a few minutes before Fairbanks died at 1 a. but had not reached the In contrast to his his life in recent months has been quiet and His was seen ly at Hollywood functions and only last in the best of attended a football He did not complain ot illness until Monday but even when he suffered a slight heart at- tack in the afternoon physicians did not consider his condition They ordered him to bed for an in- definite Fairbanks loved and his ocean jaunts after Ne Mary the outstanding feminine star of the screen in 1920, carried them frequently to far Their marriage was considered They formed the chief argument that marriage and screen careers could he simultaneously But six years mors began to circulate that all was not well between ly Mary confirmed and sued for charging mental and declaring on Page 12) BRITISH REPULSE GERMAN ATTACK Dec. 12 British troops were disclosed today to repulsed an attack by three tions ot Nazi troops in the first re- ported direct engagement on the western front between British and Military dispatches said the Brit- ish threw back the Germans in an attack south of near the Moselle in the sector recently taken over Uy British Comparatively heavy German losses were The British reported no wounded or British Commander Con- formed To Of Sea Warfare ON Big Vessel Fled From U. Took Refuge In Russian Port. Dec. 12 The admiralty announced day that a British submarine sighted the German liner men within torpedo range but refrained from attacking her without the announcement was in conformity with rules of sea The admiralty said that last reported at the Russiam Arctic port of ently was homeward The admiralty gave no hint M to where the submarine ered the Bremen or whether it took any action to capture Coat The liner of tons and flagship of the man merchant sailed from New York only 36 hours before tain declared war on Germany and managed to elude the British search for her and reached observers pointed the Bremen's speed of 30 knots would make capture by a submarine virtually A submarine can travel from 15 to 20 knots on the and about ten knots FUTILITY Injured When He's Thrown From Horse TODAY COLDEST DAY OF WINTER Today was tho of the D. Paul Chewsville weather observer And the low 15 above came at o'clock this At a. m. the mercury had moved up to 31. The previous cold day was 39 above on the 17th of CATCHES THIEF For several weeks chickens have disappearing from the coop of Lester I. no evidence that would indicate thief was the Ralph H. 1500 block of Virginia manager of the W. T. Grant Co. store was fully injured yesterday he was thrown from a horse he was Me was with a party of friends when a bull in the field started ward them and in trying to get Skillings was thrown from the horse across a landing heavily on his Several ribs are believed to have been He is confined to his MOTOR CHIEF IS ARRESTED Dec. 12, motor vehicle Zack W. of was arrested last night on charges of misconduct in office and accepting a Captain of City Detectives ert Wallace said the commissioner accepted in marked money from a Philadelphian recently ar- rested on a charge of driving his release on said he did not intend to in- for the prisoner but agreed to lay the facts of the case before General Jam os M or which I would have Dec. 12 president of a work figured It might be a good idea to change his safe combination just to be he told thieves came during the opened the took carefully locked it Calls Grange Program Sound Brookes Says It Would Stimulate ing COLLEGE Dec. 12 State Grange Master T. Roy Brookes of Bel Air today described the Grange's agricultural program as a safe and if put into do much to stimulate income and improve the living conditions of all people who are members of our Addressing 225 members of the Maryland State Grange at the ing session of the 67th annual Brooks cited three reasons for the soundness of the Grange Returning Dec. 12 naval authorities that they ex- the big luxury liner Bremen to dock at some German pre- this after- noon or They asserted that German ing planes were hovering over tan Bremen as she neared a home port after an absence of more than months and that these planes com- a British submarine which was encountered to Swedish Steamer Sinks Dec. 12 Swedish steamer Tome struck a mine and Male today in the Oresund 25 of The fate was not immediately FIREMAN HURT a member of the Williamsport Fire is re- covering from injuries sustained Saturday night at the fire in Garrish was struck on the head LAZY BANDITS Dec. 12 pair of men who were too lazy to get out of their car while robbed Evertte Ward of early he told They pulled up to the curb and asked Ward a question he didn't He walked over to the car and instead of repeating the one made a is a CREAM ON CUFF Dec. 12 a common alley has a charge account for his Each day the milkman leaves a even tor at a bakery garage where the keeps 'The bakery sends in a monthly account to with a from a falling I York headquarters and a special LODGE ELECTION Medairy of of last night elected the following officers for the Edward L. Worshipful William H. sen ior W. Wallace junior James L. Madison Harvey M. and W. J. Bryan FILM STAR 1. It stresses conservation of and resources er than crop a stand plauded by people in all walks of life and especially adapted to farm people in this 2. The annual report of the tional secretary indicates that more members of the grange are in good standing than ever 3. Much has been accomplished in educating farmers to conserve Brookes said the Grange would continue to support the national agricultural program so Ions it is divorced from sory crop control and an increased emphasis is placed on conservation of soil and natural As for the State ter the Grange and the State Farm Bureau were gratified at Autos Are Inspected Elgin Summons Will Begin Saturday To There have been of state's more than motor hides to of Motor Vehicles W. Elgin said Elgin de- think the number of In- is greater than Soma of the outlying Inspection haven't reported for several daya and I'm confident we'll make an ex- showing by the time 45- day limit expires Of the inspections PSO were in Baltimore and the re- mainder is. To carry on the is stations have been designated throughout the They're in filling stations and accessory stores and many are ated 24 hours a Under authority granted the commissioner by state of the state income tax and hoped to see it made permanent to relieve the burden on real Despite economy he appropriations were made for con- trol of Japanese and Bang's disease and other TWO FOUND DEAD Dec. 12, Dec. 12 j Former Scoutmaster Daniel British 29, and 15-year-old Norval chimney and knocked check is out to the dairy for ican today was granted a were found fatally He was given treatment by a Sammy's voroe from Captain Philip Astley on j last night at set trap and ranght n spring not His injury is i On Christmas day he gets ft of misconduct with ft i of man named Dorothy Roth died in a i begin Saturday and every motorist whose car lacks an inspection will dered to have it passed upon at There is no immediate penalty for failure to comply the The penalty cornea department can to IMM license platea to the owners inspected Elgin called the and maintained It to leading to tn
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