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Stevens Point Daily Journal (Newspaper) - October 25, 1939, Stevens Point, Wisconsin Phone 2000 latly journal City Edition FORTY-FIFTH YEAR FULL LEASED WIRE SERVICE OF THB ASSOCIATED PRESS STEVENS OCTOBER 25, 1939 10 PAGES ADVISORY ELECTION ON WAR URGED Railroads Are Named in Violation by Murphy MOTOR CARRIERS DISCRIMINATED CHARGE Says Roads Refused to Set Rates on etc. Oct. 25 CrB At- torney General Murphy announced today that he had authorized fil- ing of a complaint tion of the Sherman act against the Association of American its officers and directors and 236 member railroad The of complaint the attorney general that the railroads had combined trade by agreeing not to extend to motor carriers the same cooperation in carrying freight and passengers which the roads customarily ex- tended to each Refused Set Rates Another allegation was that the Nazi Paper Says Next Move Be to a Shower Of Over England railroads had jointly refused to establish rail rates on carrying motor and truck con- tainer and similar and had jointly refused to through joint establish rates and and joint billing ments with motor in order to eliminate Murphy said the complaint would be filed later today in the district court for the District of The announcement was made through head of the justice department's Arnold said that the ment complained of consisted of resolutions adopted by the Railroad which includes all or Aware of Resolutions He added that the department had been aware of the resolutions for some time and that the ants in the action had cooperated with the department in its view of these Arnold in view of the fact that a civil suit will adequately present the issues the de- believes that a criminal action is the court ultimately mines that the ment contravenes the laws and cancels and these remedies should then prove in- the ways will still be open for the institution of criminal but it is not sed to resort to these unless the civil suit should prove He added that if the restraint of trade charged in the complaint was found to that the department believed the suit would restore to individual railroads freedom of action to enter into through trans- portation arrangements with motor The Arnold has no function to promulgate a trans- portation policy for the but that its is to attempt an of the railroad from the restraints of these He is not unreasonable to ex that great impetus will b given to the establishment of co ordinated an that the practical in this field will develop mor efficient and economical transpor tation thus facilitating the movement of interstate com One Objection The department's noted that large middle western had refused to subscribe to the A. A. R. agree ments and had successfully estab coordinated service with motor carrier whereby it trans ports between Chicago and St. Paul loaded trailers consigned to it by the motor Agreements entered into by the defendants in the Arn old's statement such as well as other methods of coordination service which Arnold said proved efficient and economical in the past and those which future experimentation and invention may prove to be Motor vehicles operating in in- commerce have ed arrangements for through ation similar to that of the Arnold The nation's ex- tensive highway he makes interchange of passengers and property between motor riers and the railroads but the he have sought to prevent this practice by WINNIE TRUNK SLAYER ESCAPES Flees from Arizona State ernor Reports Oct. nie Ruth trunk slayer of two women companions in 1933, has caped from the Arizona state pital Governor Bob Jones disclosed Mrs. Judd was sentenced to the gallows for one of the trunk ders but on April 22, 1933, she was adjudged automatically pending the death She was convicted of slaying nes Leroi and also was accused of killing Hedvig The ings occurred Oct. 16, 1931, in The bodies were dismembered and sent by trunk to Los Mrs. Judd was arrested there a week Governor Jones dispatched his ex- Y. C. to the hospital on the eastern outskirts of Phoenix immediately to Border inspection the state highway patrol and peace of- throughout the state were no- of the FATHER WAS PASTOR AT DARLINGTON Oct. Mrs. Winnie Ruth reported today to have escaped from the Ar- izona state hospital at Phoenix is the daughter of the Rev. H. J. a former pastor Mr. McKinnell in 1935 attempted to obtain clemency for his ter but the plea for a pardon or parole was Mr. and Mrs. McKinnell went to Phoenix to be with their daughter at her trial in 1931. Indicates Hitler Ready to Unleash H is Dogs of War By LOUIS P. LOCHNER Oct. 25 Germany's next war move probably will be to loose a shower of bombs on the authoritative newspaper National of Essen said This daily is known to be ally close to Field Marshal mann Wilhelm air minister and No. 2 Hence its editorials command special moment has come when the war desired by England must rain down upon the British Isle National Zeitung Limit to Patience patience of a people has lim In their doubtless indignation the German people to a man now must turn against the British war inciters in order by a fight which will bfi to create necessary guaranties for security from such irresponsible Meanwhile the high command's communique reported another com- pany of French troops had been driven from German soil on the western How many remained was not French military tators in Paris said the Nazis launched efforts apparently French WAR NEWS AT A GLANCE the Associated States told that Germany and Russia are consulting on captured freighter City of London Air ministry reports night scouting flight over Britons concerned by loss of four more sporadic fighting flares on western and Yugoslavia reported to have promised military aid to Hungary in event of trouble with POINT GUARDS SCHEDULED FOR erecting artificial through joint FOUND DEAD Oct. 63-year lumber was old Chilton found dead beside his car on a roadside near Coroner A. C. Florin said Dorschel died of a heart attack and that apparently he stopped the automobile and stepped out when be felt the at- tack PUNS BEING MADE FOR BIG CONVENTION IN CITY NEXT YEAR Preliminary arrangements for the 1940 state convention of the of Railroad which will be held in Stevens Point next were made here Tuesday by J. C. Green field supervisor and organizer for the The which is expected to attract nearly a thousand bers of the Brotherhood and its was awarded to Point at the last which was held in Green Local committees are being pointed to continue Wisconsin Police Chiefs Open Meeting Oct. 25 The thirty-second annual convention of the Wisconsin Chiefs of Police sociation opened here today with police officials from all sections of the state in The meeting runs through Speakers on today's program in- clude Dr. Herman A. ex- ponent of the urinalysis test for drunken and Circuit Judge William F. Risen Attending A. R. Stevens Point police is the Milwaukee Ship Damaged by Heavy Seas at Racine Oct 25 The 270-foot Carrollton of was delayed here for repairs today after heavy seas med it against the Racine harbor breakwater yesterday while it was attempting to leave port. Strong wind and high waves com- to fling the empty coal rier against the concrete South Ar- the Impact opening a arge hole in the side of the boat above the water The Carrollton was bound for South Chicago and to take on a cargo of steel and scrap outposts from Germany in tho forest An assault by German troops west of a com- caused the of the French across the These were said to have made up the one French com- pany still on German soil as a re- sult of operations on the western front in the first weeks of the No Action on Front With the exception of this the communique there were special on the western Hans German minister without was designated today of all Polish territory occupied by Germany but not incorporated in the a decree published in the government law gazette will exercise entire administrative authority over the area and be directly responsible to Fuehrer Named deputy under Frank was Arthur minister without portfolio and former ernor of They will sume their posts after the present military commander in Poland is relieved of administrative powers by Since Sept. 30, Frank has been governor of a part of land now incorporated in the Can Decree Laws Authority to proclaim by de- cree in occupied Polish territory is vested in the ministerial council for national defense and the director of the four year Existing Polish laws are to remain in effect insofar as they do not con- with German Cost of the administration will be borne by the occupied Principal subject of interest in Germany today was Foreign ter Von Ribbentrop's address to ty which apparently was accepted generally as a signal the war with and Britain is in j Authoritative quarters in Berlin interpreted the address as having put on end to foreign reports that Germany Is seeking peace under all TRIAL SCHEDULED FOR THREE FRIDAY IN GUSTER CASE Going to Camp Firs According to Present Plans Stevens Point national guan Battery D and the Head quarters Battery and Combat Train will go to Camp McCoy for a week of field maneuvers from Novembe 4 to 11, according to tentativi mobilization plans announced Gen. Ralph M. tant general of Th plans are subject to the approva of the war Immell announced that fns week of maneuver's would be from November 4 to 11 and the from November 11 to 18. These he may be altered slightly at the discretion of the war All of the units of the guard will be quartered at Camp McCoy except the 107tb ter which will be ed at Camp and the 135th medical which will op- erate out of the armory at Tomah The first week of maneuvers will see in action the 57th field artillery brigade which includes the two Stevens Point the 64th in- fantry the 107th quarter- master the 135th medical the 32nd division tank the 32nd division police and the Wisconsin gent of the 32nd division Michigan national guardsmen compose the other units of the 32nd The second week of operations will be devoted to cavalry rs with the 53rd brigade ters and the 105th cavalry regiment taking part. The mobilization of the national guard at this time is in line with orders issued to national units throughout the United States jy the war Trial will be held before Justice Ed Larson on Friday for Ed Dominick Amherst and Emil charged with sault and battery In connection with the September 30 dance hall fight at Custer for which several persons previously were fined and Ambrose and Ed pleaded guilty be- fore Justice Larson last Friday to assault and battery charges in con- with the same Incident and their sentences were withheld until All of defendants are at ty on their own OF PEACE LEAGUE MADE PUBLIC BY PROBERS Oct. 25- The Dies committee made public today what it called a and mailing of the American League for Peace and The list contained names of 563 persons said by the committee to be employes of the federal and District of Columbia The list included the names of Edwin S. member of the tional labor relations and Louis member of the mari- time labor both with salaries listed as Chairman in making public the said in a written statement that the committee was not charging that the government employes affiliated with the league are members of the Communist He that has been established conclusively that the American League for Peace and Democracy was organized and is controlled by the Communist There was no Dies to the effect that the government employes In the league were Com- SEEKS FULL INFORMATION ON FLINT President Hopes to Re- cover Vessel Seized by Nazis By ANDRUE HERDING Oct. 25 Full information about German capture of the American freighter City of Flint was sought today before the government takes any formal steps to obtain her release from a sian Arctic port. President Roosevelt told ers late yesterday he hoped to get back the seized by a Nazi cruiser while carrying contraband to Great A report from United States in he explained that all the facts were not yet known Mr. Roosevelt added he had no tion as to the whereabouts of the American crew of 42, supplanted by Germans on the trip to Washington officials expected no difficulty from Russia in getting the City of Flint and her crew re- They pointed to three tors in support of their 1. Word from Moscow that sia had interned the German prize crew aboard the 2. A statement at the same time that the American ship was being detained only 3. The willingness with which the Russian government promised Ambassador to get ull possible facts from Murmansk port To Clarify Soviet The case appeared to some to be a likely means of Russia's position either as a neutral or as a virtual ally of many in European The United States contends that a neutral country should not mit her ports to be as a re- lor ships taken by a Socialite Posts Browder Bond he 'the fact that these government employes are members of a Communist front organization and apparently con- their membership long after this organization was exposed as being Communistic justifies in the opinion of the committee the of this xxx committee has not hesitated to make public the names of private citizens who have been charged with Communist or Fascist activities and we can see no fication for making an exception in the case of the government em- there Is more reason for making public the names of employes than in the case of private If Russia permits her ts to be used as a refuge for crman vessels and their prizes which are unable to reach Germany of the British in the American would be going beyond the limits of What would be done here in that in a matter of pure although it is hot improbable hat Russia would have to be in the president's neutrality along with the other This would cut off shipments of war materials to her under the and would prevent ships from going to iet ports if the neutrality be- or the senate is In any the United States will insist n the release of the City of Flint nd her Russia's position has been a of much study and were not certain what at- to adopt toward Russia assured this country of er neutrality when she invaded She also gave a sed assurance of friendship toward Inland in response to a telegram rom Mr. to Soviet despite the fact hat the United States to the conquest of Poland y Russia nnd On the other Russia and joined in a recent demand consent o and they agreed to con- ult on what measures to take in he event their demand was re- WDA Manager to Speak At Eau Claire Co-op Line Opening Oct. A. general manager of the Wisconsin development and W. W. tor of the agricultural extension service of the University of will deliver addresses at Eau Claire November 2 when the Eau Claire electric co-operative will be put into The whose dent is Lloyd of has 787 members and 272 miles of Work on an 87-mile addition is expected to start The state withdrew its aid from WDA last march aa a result of an act of the Tho socially prominent Mrs. Hester G. who ponied security Tree Karl after Indictment on passport fraud is shown with She It Hear that she did not know general decretory of tho party In the Local Guardsmen Advanced in Rank Promotions of a number of bers of mid one of the two vens Point have been They To Lloyd A. Cornwell ami John J. to Pi ivales FilM gene P. Urill ami Raymond M. to private first vates William H. Roman N. William liam F. t mid William L. Tho by Cap- tain F. A. of thiee officers and In tho latter group mo one fhM two five nine vates first and and vates outnumber 23 lo 19. Two Men Killed In Auto Accident Oct. Adolph 55, town of Liberty and an unidentified man about 25 or 30 years old were killed last night In an automobile dent on Highway 141 seven miles south of Otto's apparently being en by the unidentified went into a was steered back on- to the highway and then went into a ditch on the other side and ally crashed into a The machine was Otto formerly was chairman of of STATE NYA CENTERS OPEN FOR 28 ENROLLED HERE Twenty-eight aie enrolled nt the Stevens Point NYA one of operated in consin by the Others are nt Mire du 1'laltc- Mar incite arid The some of which arc entering third year of a total men t of 375. All the are for except those at Stevens Point and which are for Home clerical work and nursery school training are courses offered at while the courses include such sub- as plant arid animal farm mechanics and automobile forestry and metal At each of the centers civic work projects are carried providing the boys and girls with ment for which they receive per From thin they pay their share of the center's food and housekeeping Each person's share per month is about The 14th center In state will open next week at LaCrosse with a registration of 35 according to John H. state trator of the NOVEMBER 27TH DATE SET FOR TRIAL Blames Republicans for Federal Grand Jury Action New 25 Communist Karl charged with obtaining a passport through 1ms been set for November Tho head of the Communist party In this country appeared nervous yesterday on from a federal detention cell after bond of had been posted by Mrs. Hester G. Mrs. society woman and of Robert a Communist said furnished bull a matter of a she testified In Hip day before the federal that indicted in ils into the operation of a supply i rig American traveling to Communist agents and blamed Republican party national of now deal liberals to reactionaries of the Dies and imperialist war ers for pi Declaring the action against him was a pait and product of. tho manufactured war legal absurdity of the is revealed by the fact that even the reactionary Hoover which had this alleged case when it was fresh ten years decided there wore no grounds for Now it is warmed so that it appears my so-called crime con- sists of traveling under my own Even traveling under any which I have not done in many is a custom of the highest American social and one could imagine the con- in high if it should be established as a No Body Found in Newly Dug Grave Oct. iff Harold after ting what appeared to be a newly dug grave on a farm in Theresa reported today he had found no sign of a body but that there a bundle of clothing in the crotch of a nearby the clothes were those of a Hammer said no girl in the Theresa area had been reported THE WEATHER Doudy tonight and Thursday with light rain somewhat cooler Thursday and in went Highest and lowest tures reported in the last 24 nt official weather Wichita 90, 12. Point Furnished by 48. night's 41. 48. only AMENDMENT TO REPEALER ASKED BY LA FOLLETTE Neutrality Measure Rushed Along to al Vote in Senate Oct. senate rejected today an amendment designed to limit the president's discretion In In- the administration's posed neutrality A proposal hy Senator to strike discretionary language from the measure was 61 to 26. In Johnson asked that once the president found that a state of war existed ho would have to proclaim Invocation of the An the now stands tion of the law is merely By the vote the senate proved retention of thin sion which Johnson said would permit the president to decline to Invoke the despite the outbreak of a foreign Oct. La proposed today that the to repeal the arms go be amended to require that a national advisory election be held before congress could declare an overseas His proposal came as the senate's rush toward a vote on the revision legislation bogged down in a fresh flow of Leaders of both sides in Ihc firms embargo controversy Bald the final ballot was unlikely before tomorrow or Would Only ho Advisory La an opponent of em- described tho ed election aa purely advisory and not binding on Ho told newsmen the only case In which such an advisory lest of lic sentiment would not be required would bo In the event of a ened attack on this country or by non-American country on any Lion in this At the last session of La Follette was joined by ten other senators in unsuccessfully ing a constitutional amendment which would require similar enda and make them The proposed constitutional amendment was similar to one pre- introduced by tive fh was opposed by the and rejected by tho Of fern ZZ Amendments Senator introduced 22 new amendments o the neutrality revision which 10 said were mostly md He told reporters he legislation was so important hat every precaution should be n. The new upset for a quick Alt hough hope the would uphold the Senator North agreed with Democratic Leader Baikley that the senate's decision would come late this or imd added repeal would get from 55 to 60 As the vote Senator er of the told Sees in Cash Carry they aic going to pass a based on the principle of this and is about as good a as they can But of course that is not to be con- as the principle I have stood Cash and carry is just as unneutral as repeal of the arms A decision by Senator not to offer an amendment to embargo only weapons eliminated one possibility of lengthy This proposal had been advanced by former President Hoover and Col. Charles A. but denberg explained that no one- be found to distinguish clearly be- tween offensive and defensive Called Early His announcement came after Barkley had called the senate to meet an hour early fat 10 a. m. Both sides had agreed to curtail and Vice- President in one of the most talkative moods since he be- gan presiding over the had told senators he would stand for no slow and action in offering It was Garner's fast-moving gavel and quick parliamentary tongue that helped the senate adopt 10 and reject three amendments yesterday after slightly more than three weeks of general debate had He that he was the which he Made Under changes in the and sections approved American vessels could transport no arms Such shipments to belligerents would have to go in foreign vessels and would havo to be paid for and title transferred on
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