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News (Newspaper) - September 6, 1937, Frederick, Maryland NEA FEATURE SERVICE ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORT Weather Forecast Mostly cloudy tonight and continued VOL. 276. Press Run i i Today i 10500 G. TEN PAGES CENTS Japan Halts British Steamer Shell Spanish Insurgents Capture English Tan m Cargo Of Russian Oil Is Confiscated Aboard Burlington Seized Vessel Is Taken To Rebel Naval City Of Dreadful Night WAS UNDER CHARTER TO SPAIN Sept. 6 British tanker Burlington was captured off today by a ish insurgent She was brought to this insurgent naval base and her cargo of tons of Russian oil was Although flying the British flag she was under charter to the Spanish government and was bound for from U. S. S. R. She was under the same management as the British freighter torpedoed and sunk off the Spanish east coast a week Sinister Tires of baUle in the twilight silhouette the Shanghai skyline with macabre sleek destroyer and a handful of native craft dominate the recently the haven of peaceful shipping from all The fierce and resistance of China to Japanese invasion turned the great metropolis into a sulphurous inferno as aviators and ravaged the causing a property loss of millions of and taking uncounted thousands of Five Districts Now Covered By MANY DAILY VISITS MADE all parts of Frederick county show a gain in personal property assessments proportionate with those of the first five districts the personal basis will be con- increased by the end of the Supervisor of ments Alfred W. said With the date fixing the 1938 less than two months interest is being shown in the re- sult to date of the work of the Board of Permanent which began eleven weeks The county basis which was used in the current levy showed a personal property valuation of ex- of motor The slate in many respects duplicating that of the valued personal property at Whether early beliefs that the county basis might be increased as much as by the ment will be borne out cannot be determined but it is hoped that basis for a fair conclusion will soon be Completing district Saturday the assessors plan next to start into Jefferson and Ballenger districts for a conclusion of work in the south and southwest sections of the Frederick outside Frederick must yet be visited in the Linden Hills and Wilson avenue sections before the upper part of the ty is The associate Grayson H. Mercer and Ernest C. are making twenty-five to thirty visits a Mr. Mercer said this The work has been among farmers and shows a gain in implements and stock as well as In the absence of the head of the the wife is permitted to supply ule information with regard to household but the often have lo interview the farmer at his work in the fields as to other The that the average county taxpayer is anxious to make an honest return of his erty was voiced by Mr. who said the experience of Mr. Speaks and himself led them to believe that per of the persons inter- viewed were not seeking to conceal or Many in reading reports of progress of the arc prepared for the assessors when they Mr. Gaver plans to confer with the associate assessors before they resume their work Tuesday Miss Larkin Is Bride Of Arthur L. Hauver Miss Anne Elizabeth daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Bernard Trail and Mr. Arthur LeRoy son of Mrs. Roy V. Hauver and the late Dr. of were married in Baltimore on The ceremony was performed at twelve o'clock in the parsonage of the Third Lutheran church by Rev. Ralph formerly pastor of Zion Lutheran The couple was accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Reginald S. sister and brother-in-law of the of N. Y. The bride wore brown back crepe and a brown velvet hat with Following a. trip to New York the couple will return on Tuesday to Middletown where they will Mr. Hauver is an employe of the Potomac Edison Company and Mrs. Hauver is employed by the ick County Welfare THREE FR Their Auto Struck When An- other Pulled Out Of Line Near ONE VICTIM TAKEN TO HAGERSTOWN HOSPITAL Former County Minister In Automobile Accident Rev. and Mrs. Robert L. 163 East and formerly of and Mrs. Julia aged 81 are patients in the Maryland General suffering injuries sustained in an automobile accident day afternoon at 2 The car in which they were driven by a colored left the road near Owings Mills and collided with a telegraph The vehicle was badly Mrs. McFall is suffering from a fractured right bruises and Rev. Mr. and Mrs. Bair I are suffering from severe bruises and They en route j to Baltimore on a business trip when i the accident j Rev. Mr. Bair and Mrs. McFall 1 are brother and They are children of the lale Mr and Jacob Bair and were born and reared in Charges Aim To Force Cotton Down Aln Sept. R j by government officials to depress 1he price of ton was charged today by Senator I Ala 1 who advised 1 farmers to put their cotton in a I holding pool financed by 1 the first in the history of this in a formal a deliberate effort has been made by officials of the government to lower the price of an agricultural commodity lias just been taken for the avowed purpose of reducing the price of cotton at a time when tho price is below the cost of production and far below the parity price Foil Attempt To Make Race Track Book Audit feed on hut they cannot it. By placing a termite in an atmosphere of pure it can be deprived of its little flagellate the tiny which digest tho and then the starves 1o even though it continues eating R. I. A second attempt bv stale auditors to examine tho books of tho Racing ed by Walter E. was blocked today when approximately 100 R I. blocked tho entrance to the race track Four members of a Frederick party en route to berland were one when their car and a machine were in 3. collision near Clearspring at 4.50 o'clock Sunday The Mrs. Mary 1015 North Market in Washington ty with sible fractured ribs and other un- determined Her D. Sprigg local life insurance possible ture of left James H. 1013 North Market insurance loss of teeth and torn ligament of Constance slight cut on A woman occupant of the burgh name was not was Tile accident according to members of the Frederick when tho Pittsburgh car swung out of a line of on the National highway in an at- tempt oilier The struck knocked onto a bolide the aid was rendered by a cian from and the with the exception of later brought to Frederick H F of the Peopl Life Insurance winch and Working are report the accident to State car ag d to It was jly learned if any charge entered as a result of the State Police Guard Of Plane Fi Sept. 0 police today guarded the v. of nav ing that crashed over Western Killing of Lieut Commander Henry C of Roslyn N Y. and i of L I. Tho motor of modern two- faulted in stormy v. rather yesterday and tho ship crashed into a hilly field and bur I into Roth men died piano loft Bennett in Now York later at nnd took from there at 4 30 p. for Tt has calculated that the oyster lays 1 and if half of these woro to develop into laid c would in j t ion enough 1o 1.1 a trass eight times the of the an Sends Britain Answer To Protest On Ambassador Proof Attack Was Made By Jap Says Foreign BE MADE PUBLIC IN LONDON Sept. 6 has replied to Great Brit- ain's note of protest over the wounding in China of British Ambassador Sir Hughe Montgomery the Foreign Office announced The Japanese note will be made public first in the Foreign while refusing to discuss the contents of the told the Diet that far no tangible proof has been produced to show that the automobile in which Sir Hughe was driving was attacked by a Japanese Sir Hughe was wounded August 26. Ulica Church Group Holds Annual Banquet The annual banquet of the League and Men's Club of tho Utica Lutheran church was hold Thursday evening in Ihe Community Refreshments wore on a long table the length of the which beautifully with cut and The birthday cake baked by tho Raymond was decorated in pink and green It held eleven for the 11 yea is of tho faithful club work by the The quet followed by an interesting Rev F R. Jr. was and gave Tho league Mae exploded her appreciation and A solo wa- bv Mi. s Rebecca by Gladys on tho and a banjo by Lee The Men's Chili dent Jacob A vocal duet was given by Gladys and Rebecca violin Lee vocal Miss Betty Mrs. H. I Leo A service conducted by Paul The prayer bv Rev Mr T h next meeting October 7 will he held at tho homo of Mr. and with Bessie Hell nor in charge of tho program Th t A i e and Mi 1" Seibel Jr Mr and Mi- Jacob Mr and Mr. and Mrs Raymond Mr and Mr. and John Mr and Gary Ul- Air and Allen i Mr and Maynard Mr and Elmer Mr. and J M Mr. and Henry Mr and Norman Mr. and Aaron Mr. and S. Mr. and Sidney bergei Mr and Mr. and Mrs. H. Loo i Mr and Mrs. Frank i R. Paul Mrs. Mao Mi- Hicks Cora William Mrs. Mr III Rilph Cameron Sylvia Ami Patriotic Concert At The fourth annual sacred and patriotic a memorial to the and the who fell at will be held in the tam National Cemetery on Sunday evening 4 These services have been held for the past three years arid lent programs but being the anniversary of the every effort being made to have a outstanding gram. The Regiment Band of will render a concert and the Cumberland Valley Choi un- der the direction of Prof. M. Ca. give a vocal pi o- gram Under direction of Prof tney very recently won high at the Mountain Lake ical be tile the of and TO Indianapolis Sept Bankrupt seven Hie streetcar todav a concern to an mod it ion program begun in at the depth of the TMe now operates 325 new celt and mot if i The 1.12 It 11 1 11 uto the lai go Heel of kind in the country of neA have been laid entire system unified and improved The public has have from in 1932 to Nettie K Mary Nancy and Lee Naomi and Gladys and Rebecca Helen Louise H Fave and lev Ann Le Harvey Dr. W. A. U. Bell Lee Johnso i. Paul and Jr. Clouded Skies And Cool Follow Northeast SATURDAY'S 95 GIVES WAY TO 60 MINIMUM ON SUNDAY Labor damp and had Frederick under tho of feeling no place like and no one seemed to need reminding of it. A from heat wave to a 35- drop in broke up week-end outing and had glad if they stayed home in many sorry if they Sunday's maximum of degrees was an to Saturday's 05. hottest September day in live years The day after an overnight mark of 71, and had its final reading eleven degrees be- low following a northeast ram in the who stayed homo had a hard time deciding whether to leave the doors open and let the heat out or to close them and keep the cold The rain postponed the first ball game of the season and drove the final park church service inside It to which inch was added OVIM night the mercury flipped to took Labor Day a signal to go on to the great discomfiture of who Saturday in search for cool Sunday who home were getting out heavy bed clothing and ing of winter Frederick had holiday of de cited this Returning be- gan getting hi KM bv rally and the filial trek home was expected to he in full bloom by With no day to Armo lice Day or double are now oil the calendar until School and college got into swing The biggest spoils menu of the holiday was on today with the I profession d football game rind County League battles iri three lown Fishermen's luck all as the tinning fiom to lightly dv since early joined the Potomac in foi bidding fishing A dun to v. looms for i into the middle of the week however for a return to a stretch such as last which broke up under the influence of Saturday evening's City and county offices wore closed todav with the exception of the busy ing September jurors and the going about their usual duties An 1 absence of automobile accidents in the county on tho records well as of the State I up lo early afternoon No had been entered of a dm the IP which nn automobile on the pik The car was damaged Captain Forced To Turn Back Twice To Save His Passengers Ship Bound From Canton To kong Stopped By LIVE SHELLS DROPPED NEARBY Sept. British passenger er was confronted by a Japanese cruiser today and forced lo turn back to port when the warship began dropping shells near The river steamer first sailed for Canton from Hongkong last but was met by the which played its lights over the British Captain put about and returned to Hongkong for instructions from the British ad- He started his voyage again after but was again met by the Japanese The cruiser began ping live shells on rocks hard by the river boat and Captain Pritchard ran for the safety of this British naval they feared t had he I feared for the lives of my so I look that hint and returned to Japanese destroyers the Chinese customs cruisers and off Green apparently entering the waters of this British crown col- ony to cut off their The two British officers ing the customs cruisers were sent ashore arid one of Hie sels was reported to have been British naval authorities believe there is a full flotilla of Japanese destroyers operating in these waters to carry out Japan's announced blockade of the China Three Japanese planes bombed 180 miles up the in early dropping eight projectiles on the port. The attacks were only phases of continued operations against nese customs and ently to shut oft the important enues from maritime duties and block the landing war Collection of China's customs in these waters is supervised by for- eign officers and part of ths receipts is pledged to pay off Brit- ish In addition to northwest of and an important port of Fukien were shelled by Japanese Well informed persons here de- clared that British and American nationals at Amoy were preparing for immediate Chinese Halt Terrific Offensive Against Shanghai Sept. fi fought with virtually no essential today in a terrific offensive Shanghai over an area of approximately 100 lines sagged but did not break under the combined force of charging Japanese ar- tillery and The battle area stretched all the way from the edge of the Inter- national Settlement to where the and rivers flow about 12 miles north of The contended that their operations were aimed only at ing out Chinese machine gun nests and joining broken Japanese From the district of Shanghai to Woosung and to shan and Liuho on the Yangtze Japanese land and air bombs swept the countryside with sustained fire that took a frightful toll of noncombatant Chinese batteries answered with a together with hand trench mortars and machine Chinese at whose stubborn stand continues to foreign military foiled a Japanese effort to land new Church Next Wednesday Sept. Income Taxes To Pass Half Billion Services in of the church building of the j Lutheran congregation I will be held Sunday j September 12 For tho past five weeks Ihe con- has hold divine j in the Sunday school room of the House During this tho church building has been repaired and repainted tho have been the flour .st lined and varnished and yards of new carpet placed in the chancel and aisles i The first service since July 25. held in the church and the services in and I celebrating the church will j be hold following 12 beginning at j The present Lutheran church building is 14 years it was built in 1797 and the original building is although additions boon added and extensions made from time to Labor Day Week-End Accidents Reach 2.33 6 Treasury authorities estimated day that income tax collections this month will total largest September collections since and about over September a year Income fixes may be paid in four the 15th of September and Many corporations and wealthy in- take advantage of this provision to save interest on their Officials said their estimate for this month was based on collection trends established since the 1936 revenue wont into This law increased levies on upper bracket individual Weather Record iv ir badly A mitted goods to bo free of in tho early fiom one of to By Tho Associated Press Labor week-end accidents left at 23H women and children do id 1 with thousands more J. Automobile accidents were 1 for 179 of the deaths at tho end of the second day of the I throe days Brownings mod 22 livos and miscellaneous causes accounted for 32. Tho accident toll for tho Labor I Day week-end last year was 271. Precipitation for 24 hours ing at 5 p. m. September to date Precipitation from 5 p. m. day to 7 a. m. not included in September Normal September precipitation in 1937 precipitation to September High temperature High year Low temperature list Low temperature a year Sun sets 34 p. m. Sun rises a. m. Moon rises a. m. Moon sets p m. Condition of and
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