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Joplin Globe (Newspaper) - June 7, 1938, Joplin, Missouri THE WEATHER cloudy in to and south much cooler Wednesday somewhat warmer In northwest cloudy and cooler fair and except showers In west portion in local cooler In north and central portions Wednesday partly local thundershowers in east cooler in southeast cooler Wednesday generally FULL ASSOCIATE ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORTS District Edition VOL. NO. 258. Publication Office 117 Bast Fourth Street TUESDAY JUNE 7, 1938.-TEN Published Every Morning Except Monday PRICE FIVE CENTS BANQUET AND BALL HELD IN HONOR OF Karl M. Sorrick of and Tom Collins of Kansas City Are the CONVENTION ADOPTS REORGANIZATION PLAN Offices of Directors Abolished and Deputy District Governors Will Be V A full day of activity for more than 400 members of Lions clubs and Ladles of Lions attending the 1938 state convention ended last night with a governor's banquet at the Scottish Rite temple and ball on the Connor hotel Speakers at the banquet were Karl M. Sorrick of third vice president of Lions and Tom Sunday editor of the Kansas City The Rev. D. C. Jensen of governor of district 26-, acted as A floor show was held in connection with the and there was bridge for those who desired in the Empire Paul C. Jones of Kennett Is governor of district 26-A. To Form Most important action taken by delegates at yesterday afternoon's business session was adoption of the district reorganization which provides that the offices of directors be abolished j and deputy district governors in their Under the new there will be five deputy district governors elected from district 26-A and four from district 26-B of the the deputy district the past district and the district governor in each district will form the district governor's supplanting the former board of directors Each district governor will have the power to create none chairmen to be members of his advisory The plan was presented to the by Bruce Snow of Work of the blind committee of Missouri Lions clubs was outlined to the delegates at the afternoon session by Dr. Herbert Dickson of St. with various Activities Edward Murphy of Carondelet presented to delegates recommendations of the local activities which included sponsorship of new civic recreational facilities for beautification Christmas decoration safety child welfare boys and girls band and orchestra development and work for the Recommendations for major activities for presented by Dr. Paul Wendt of North St. included work among blind persons and care of undernourished The recommendations also included sponsorship of other work and development such organizations as 4-H Boy and Girl Scout troops and bands and The committee's further recommendations included assistance for crippled and the development of playgrounds and swimming District Governor Jones presided at the afternoon and both he and District Governor Jensen gave their official reports of work accomplished in their districts during the An invitation to hold the 193'j state convention in Excelsior Springs was submitted to the dele gates by Warren McDermott of the club Baseball Game Late yesterday afternoon the del egates attended a baseball game be tween teams of the Gabby Street Baseball League at Miners In an address yesterday morning at the opening session of the Mr. Sorrick extended greet ings of the international organiza tion and declared is in a healthier condition than ever be In his address Mr. Sorrick compared work in Lions clubs to a golf He spoke of the power of enthusiasm as one of nec essary warned against and and urged a closer co-operation and for the other fellow's He compared proper use of a mashie to development of social and careful putting to budgetary International officers he classed as who ready to aid us ubs in improving our The opening session was held in the Empire ballroom at the Connor with the Rev. D. C. Jensen of governor of District 26-B, A feature of the morning's BRITISH AIR RAID PROPOSAL STUDIED United States Asked to Join in International Inquiry Into Bombings in June 6.--UP)-Secretary of State Hull said today he was examining every phase of the British proposal that the United States join in an international investigation of aerial bombings in The proposal was communicated to the state department by British Ambassador Sir Ronald in an Interview with Sumner Lindsay suggested that this government agree to be represented on an international investigating After studying the state department officials decided to ask Great Britain for further The continued Japanese of shared Interest here with the British There are 340 Americans listed in state department records as living in the Canton consular No word has been received by the department to indicate that any of these Americans has been killed or on page 2) HEAVY RAIN FALLS OVER JOPLIN AREA MORE THAN HALF-INCH RECORDER STORMS Electrical storms and heavy rains were general over the Joplin area last More than a half-inch of rain fell in Joplin in two hours starting at 9 Temperatures tumbled 15 degrees when the storm dropping from 83 at 8 o'clock to 68 at 9 Rainfall measured of an inch at 11 Cities and towns over the southwest part of the state and southeastern Kansas reported similar There was no damage Continued thunderstorms and cooler weather was forecast for Temperatures here yesterday rose to a high of 87 Sunday's high was 87 and low 63. A year ago yesterday the maximum was 75 and the minimum 58. Hourly 1 a. 1 p. 2 a. 2 p. 3 a. 3 p. 4 a. 4 p. 5 a. 5 p. 6 a. 6 p. 7 a. 7 p. 8 a. 8 p. 9 a. 9 p. 10 a. p. 11 a. p. Noon JAP AIR RAIDERS KILL AND WOUND 1,500 AT CANTON More Than 1,000 Buildings Destroyed or Rescue Workers Search Ruins for HOSPITAL IS FRENCHMAN WOUNDED Droves of Planes Take Part in Two Heavy Casualties Raise Toll to 6,000. Rain and Gale Hit Kansas Kansas June 6.- -A gale whipped Greater Kansas City early uprooting and breaking down hundreds of trees and flooding numerous streets in the southwest residential The gale reached a height of 57 miles an hour at one time and precipitation totaled one Radio Tower Blown A radio tower of station southwest of Kansas was blown Fallen trees and other debris hampered the run-off of the heavy downpour as a many streets were Automobiles were almost submerged in some high water Water lapped at the porches of several Traffic on numerous boulevards was jammed for more than an Heavy Rain at Okla. June 6.-UP)- High accompanied by hail and heavy struck here tearing down several power lines and causing some property The roof of a section of furnace olock at the Blackwell Zinc Company plant was blown in. Streets were littered with An estimated inch of rain fell in one 84 300 WOUNDED IN AIR RAIDS IN SPAIN June 6.-(ff)- Insurgent air raiders swept down the Mediterranean coast leaving at least 84 dead and 300 Result of the swift aerial attacks 118 many 30 Small coastal approximately 100 Insurgent and Spanish government armies were locked in a stalemate along the eastern while the insurgent airmen sallied behind the government's sternly defended Alicante's dead included three British seamen aboard the British freighter when it was struck and set June 6.-(/P)-Japanese air raids killed or wounded an estimated 1,500 persons today in two heavy raids on Chinese officials feared the toll might be even higher as rescue workers searched the ruins of more than 1,000 buildings destroyed or Today's attacks to 6,000 the estimated toll of casualties in this city since the current terles of raids began May 28. More than 100 bombs fell on the metropolis as the warplanes swept over literally In droves in one attack at 8:30 a. and another two hours Hospital Is One side of the Doumer hospital on the river front was blown A French military surgeon was wounded two Chinese patients killed and seven The hospital was struck as the raiders attempted to bomb the Pearl river Arsene French ambassador to protested to the Japanese A. P. the British consul telephoned a protest to the Japanese consul in Hongkong against the flight of the warplanes over the international quarter on The Japanese consul said he would relay the protest to Tokyo and was reported to have for one am most sorry that our people flew over They will have to be more careful in the Principal Government railway electric power plants and the Pearl river bridge apparently were the principal objectives the fliers The Japanese have been attempting since last year to destroy the transportation facilities and end Canton's importance as the gateway for war supplies from Casualties were especially heavy along the waterfront where bombs struck amid tightly packed house A. T. Hull of a newsreel was stunned while filming rescue Edward H. Lockwood of Y. M. C. A. narrowly escaped A fire caused by a short circuit raged for four hours in a power disrupting the city's current reported refugees continued to stream in The Rt. Rev. Ronald O. Anglican bishop of left for Canton to attempt to arrange for establishment of a neutral zone near Bombs On Eight bombs fell on Sun Yet Sen destroying nearly all In the Hankow area municipal and military preparing against possible renewal of air pushed a campaign to evacuate danger Civilians are being urged to leave zones in the three adjoining cities of Wuchang and Hanyang which would be the most likely targets for At Japanese reported tens of thousands of Chinese soldiers and civilians were fleeing from the Chengchow area ahead of the Japanese driving west along the A Chinese spokesman asserted Generalissimo Chiang troops did not intend to fight a decisive battle on the level plains of Honan because they did not possess sufficient mechanized equipment Chinese authorities admitted the Japanese had reached but insisted the Chinese rear guard was engaging the enemy on the city's Try Coffee 1-Adv. BYON SPENCER ELECTED HEAD OF M. U. ALUMNI June 6.-W)-Byron Kansas was elected president of the University of Missouri Alumni Association here Other officers chosen included Allen Cape first vice Samuel St second vice third vice Hartley and Robert Co Gillette Casts Ballot FILIBUSTER Senate Foes of Measure Announce Opposition to Compromise That Had Gained STAND MAY BLOCK ADJOURNMENT PLANS Leaders Had Hoped to Dispose of Issue Quickly and Wind Up Work of Session by Senator Guy Gillette is shown leaving a voting booth at after casting his ballot in the democratic He is opposed for the democratic senatorial nomination by Representative Otha CLEVELAND FOOD DOLES MAY STOP MAYOR PREDICTS RELIEF STATIONS TOL CLOSE UNLESS STATE VOTES ERUPTING VOLCANO STRIKES TERROR June 6. - - A tacit warning by a group of southern senators they would filibuster against a new proposal worried congressional leaders The leaders had hoped to dispose of the complex question and adjourn by but it appeared doubtful whether their hopes would BeCore the southerners the which was offered as a had appeared likely to break the HOT ASHES FALL ON PHILIPPINE FLEE TO Senator Gillette Jumps Into Early Lead in Iowa Race TWO HELD IN CASH KIDNAPING RELEASED of Boy Reopens Filling Station as Hopes For Solution of Abduction He Receives 4,252 Votes In 171 Precincts Against 2,517 for Backed by New June 6.-(/P)-Mayor Harold H. Burton forecast tonight a complete shutdown of all Cleveland relief offices by the end of this week unless the legislature pumps state funds into this northern Ohio industrial situation is very serious and will require action by the legislature this Burton informed Governor Martin L. here to address a are doing all we Davey 75.000 on Direct Both Burton and Clark L. city relief reported increased tension among the city's 75,000 direct relief was doling out emergency food orders which Mock said would expire in or three visiting nurse association prevented one case of actual Mock For two Cleveland's relief orders have been on a hand basis and state funds have become The legislature has made no appropriations since its special relief session started May 16. W. H. acting county WPA reported the federal government had stepped in to shoulder the entire burden of financing several street and park projects as exhaustion of available city funds threatened continuance of the Some 65,000 representing about 195,000 are on county WPA June 6.-OP)-Hot ashes from the erupting Mayon volcano fell tonight upon towns in Albay sending terrified inhabitants in headlong flight to Flames and smoke belched from the 7,900-foot peak and rocks were hurled high in a brilliant Earthquakes shook the Streams of lava flowed down the mountain's steep slopes as the which began continued with unabated Fearful of repetition of the disaster of 1814, in which the volcano buried a village and killed 1,200 Philippine soldiers and police were ready to lend all possible GREAT PHARMACY STUDENT BURIED IN NEW YORK 20 Burned to June 6.-UP)-More than twenty persons burned to death today when lightning struck two adjoining houses in which a wedding party was in progress in the village of La Union Many were Seeks Cedillo New June 6.-UP)-Long Island university's greatest pharmacy student was buried four days after he was graduated and a month after he predicted his own He was Charles Bertram 21 years old last A month working at his laboratory desk in the Brooklyn college of pharmacy of the he took a count of his blood under his microscope and discovered he had acute myoplastic a virtually incurable Last at the college commencement he received his bachelor of science degree and the H. B. Smith memorial prize of for the highest grades of any student in the four-year His average grade was the highest in the history of the On his Lucks suddenly collapsed in a He died DAVIS NOT TO WITHDRAW SENATORIAL RACE St. June 6- T. St. Louis charged that a report he would withdraw his candidacy for the democratic nomination for United States senator was a lot cf The who asserted he did not intend to get out of the said he heard the reports when lie was in Jefferson City Saturday later from Kansas tried to run down tno Davis like most political you just can't find out where they There are I who would like to see me From the look of General Lucas Gonzalez new commander of the military zone at San Luis anybody with revolt in mind will think Gonzalez's big job now is mopping up the state after the short-lived revolt of General Saturnino whora General Gonzalez is Farm Turning Into a Okla. - - Miserable farmers in the dust bowl had plenty of but Cecil Matthews has to endure his troubles A hole started to develop on his farm and now he has a 75 feet filled with It's getting bigger all the No one dares venture close because the sides continually are caving in. A young British has submitted a plan to the British air ministry tor the creation an auxiliary unit of 100 women to do routine flying in deadlock between senate and house on the controversial Providing for a seven-year delay before imposing a flat 40-cent minimum wage the country the suggestion had attracted wide Offered by Chairman of the senate labor brought it out as a composite of the many suggestions that had been He talked it over with his senate colleagues on the conference committee and reported them favorably Chairman New of the house labor expressed a belief the house would accept it. But the realizing themselves outvoted in the conference held a caucus of their They were inclined to favor those portions of the Thomas scheme which provided for a 25-cent wage the first 27 Mi cents the and scales fixed upon the recommendation of industrial boards the next five But objection was raised by certain of the southerners to the provision for a country-wide wage of 40 cents after the seventh they made it plain the price of such an arrangement would be a long delay in ending the The report of the conference committee must go to both senate and house for debate and Full Discussion will be a full discussion In the Senator remarked One of the important issues before the conferees is rigidity vs. As passed by the the proposed a 40-cent minimum wage to be administered by a board empowered to grant while the house measure called for rigid imposition of minima advancing from 25 cents an hour the first year to 40 after the By flatly applying wage minima the first two and then permitting exceptions the next five Thomas sought to whi support from supporters of rigidity and Under the Thomas program thi minimum after being raised fiom 25 cents the first year to 27'<: cents the take a further jump to 30 the third But at this point the or an administrative agency yet to be would be empowered to for each industry protesting the 30-cent a board composed of labor and consumer This board would investigate the circumstances of the industry and make which would be approved or rejected by the president or other Other Questions to Besides the congress had other questions to settle before Foremost among them was an agreement between the senate and house on the spending and lending It went to conference The major differences between the house and senate versions of the measure were a senate increase of in the appropriation for relief and a fund for farm and aside from the usual last-minute odds and there remained a deficiency appropriation providing funds for things unforeseen when the regular appropriations were and President Roosevelt's proposal for an investigation of monopolistic House leaders arranged to take up the deficiency tomorrow or The senate judiciary committee approved the investigation proposal the inquiry to be conducted by a committee the commerce and justice departments and the federal trade and securities and exchange June 6.-OP)--The Cash family returned to business today and this hamlet slipped into routine ways amid fading hopes for an early solution of the Jimmy Cash Federal agents released the only two men they were known to be holding while a handful of men continued a search of islands south of James Bailey reopened his filling station and lunchroom for the first time since his 5-year-old only child was abducted a week ago Mrs. shares her husband's conviction the boy was be seen sitting just inside a apparently engrossed in The men released from the federal bureau of investigation office in Miami were M. F. unemployed Princeton and his a Cape Sable commercial The men returned home shortly after their wives made a tearful appeal for their Like all others questioned in the they followed G-men injunctions not to discuss the DICKINSON AHEAD IN G. O. P. Uncompromising Foe of ministration Piles Up 7.81S Votes in 154 Thurston 5,608. GUNMAN IS SHOT AFTER BANK RAID KANSAS CITY POLICE CAPTURE BANDIT IN CHASE Kansas June held a wounded fugitive and in cash tonight as prizes of a spirited chase that followed quickly the robbery of the bank of at noon Less than an hour after the single-handed holdup 30 miles to the police had cornered the man they believed guilty and sent him stumbling to the basement of a tourist camp with one riot gun wound in his thigh and another in his Patrolman One Lyle suffered a wounded thumb and shoulder in the but he was able to walk to an ambulance after the firing Two sheriff's deputies suffered minor injuries in an automobile collision on their way to join the In the wrecked automobile abandoned by the detectives found in a paper shopping similar to one from which the Belton robber drew his gun in forcing W. F. bank to hand over the The defiant captive refused to give his but police said had tentatively identified him by fingerprints as a man once arrested in Indianapolis on vagrancy you'll ever get out of me is these the guman told questioning police as he lay outside the station near which ha was rots Thrown Into chase through south Kansas started a few minutes after word of the Belton holdup was received from the state highway patrol and broadcast on the police radio Shots and sirens threw residential streets into turmoil in its brief The end neared as the fugitive's car crashed into a bridge and he leaped from it to the running board of a passing truck from which he jumped a few moments later to fire at approaching As the gunman dodged around a filling Detective W. E. fired with his riot His shot splintered the stock of thp sawed-off shotgun the man hart been v The chase ended a moment later as police followed their quarry into the filling station Des June 6.-(/F)- Senator Guy M. target ot somo new deal forces during the tonight held an early lead over Representative Otha D. Wearin on the basis of meager from the state's 2,447 precincts in the Iowa senatorial Lloyd republican trailed former Senator J. uncompromising of the new in the senatorial Returns from 171 of Iowa's 2,44? precincts Democratic 353; 4,252; 832; 673; 2,517. Dickinson 1,700 Returns from 154 of 2,447 precincts in the republican senatorial race 7,313; 5,608. From the larger national standpoint the Iowa electorate ruled on the political effectiveness of son and secretary of the WPA Chief Harry Hopkins and Thomas new deal who campaigned on the claim the national administration was supporting his had the tacit support of James Roosevelt and the outright indorsement of All the was not limited to assistance for William president of the American Federation of contributed a last-minute telegram advising the working man to support Senators Wheeler and Borah and other colleagues of Gillette in the upper house raised a furious storm in Washington after Hopkins announced he would have voted for Wearin I lived in WPA Trends Senatorial criticism on politics with caused observers to watch closely for specific election trends attributable to the 33,500 WPA workers on the rolls in this The Hopkins indorsement also had its repercussions in Governor Nelson G. Kraschel wired the WPA official his at the latter's in the Iowa Iowa Treasurer Leo J. a Wearin campaign followed statement with a telegram of commendation to Hopkins for his Wearin Sporadic showers over Iowa today added a weather to the The was not heavy enough to hamper movement to the polls of farmers living on the state's 70,000 miles of dirt Contestants for the republican senatorial nomination were former Senator L. J. Dickinson and Representative Lloyd Bottu major parties also selected legislative and county Vote Light Except In A survey of more than 20 representative cities and counties during the afternoon disclosed a light primary vote except in scattered cities with sharp local battles to Senator elected two years ago to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Senator Louis J. was paired against the president's supreme court reform In his campaign speeches Gillette charged Corcoran with directing the campaign against his The senatorial fight will be referred to the democratic state contention for settlement next month today's leader fails to pool 85 ptr cent- of the Curb Sitter Reported O. K. by Phoenix Police June 6.-UP)- Police were asked today by a worried citizen to investigate a character who has been sitting on the curb all xi A radio car rushed to the Police made this written is O. working tor MX TO PAY ALIMONY Los June 6.-UP)-Con ConrAd wrote the song to He got the academy's ng prize in 1935 for He says he earned last he testified in superior court he's the court ordered song writer to pay a temporary alimony to Mrs. pending trial of her on the basis of Mb 778305 637
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