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   Emporia Gazette, The (Newspaper) - July 3, 1939, Emporia, Kansas                                GAZETTE VOLUME XLIX EIGHT PAGES EMPORIA KANSAS MONDAY EVENING JULY 3 1939 NUMBER 287 New Deal May Skip Neutrality Lending Bills Promised Scraps Over Measures Would Delay Adjournment July 3 ad ministrations neutrality and lend ing programs held the key today to congressional adjournment with ev ery indication of fresh rebellions over both issues Most legislators are ont of the capital over the Independence day recess but those still at their desks predicted that President Roosevelt would tell his lieutenants whether they should try to force through controversial measures or end the session In midJuly STUDY STRATEGY Leaders were reconsidering their strategy in view qf house refusal to repeal the existing arms embargo and the Republican speechmaking coup in the senate which prevented immediate extension of the Presi dents monetary powers The senate will vote Wednesday on the mone tary bill Most antiadministration senators contended it would be futile for their chamber to take up the neu trality question The house bill re written to retain most of the present embargo provision aroused far greater opposition than leaders had expected They agreed senate debate not only would extend into August but be the most fiery of any since the League of Nations fight after the world var SPENDING FIGHT SEEN Legislation to provide for the Presidents lending will not be ready for another week but Republicans already have Indicated that they will fight its The program has received par ticular criticism from some mem bers of both parties on one extension of in loans to foreign countries for development of American commerce Representative Martin the minority leader in the house said at Springfield Saturday night that the program was only a scheme to prime the 1940 TO SEEK MONEY POWERS Although adjournment minded legislators were Interested primarily in learning what the administration wanted to do next In the senate centered their efforta on ob taining approval of the monetary legislation The au thority to maintain the 000 stabilization fund expired last Friday midnight but Attorney Gen eral Murphy has said that they will go into force automatically when and if the measure continuing them is enacted Republicans who joine with sen ate sllverites in the original opposi tion to the bill hoped they could kill it finally Wednesday By talking k through the Friday midnight dead line they had held up a vote over the holiday weekend WAGNER CONFIDENT Senator Wagner floor manager for the bill told reporters that he was not sure of a majority but that the chances were better than 5050 for enacting the legisla tion Some legislators took issue with the attorney generals opinion that the monetary powers can bere t stored by the pending bill The monetary fight developed a dramatic preview of the issues for the 1940 campaign with Republi cans denouncing Presidential mone tary powers and administration Democrats contending that only continuance of those powers could protect the country against currency depreciation by other nations Senator Vandenberg a leader of the fight against the mon etarybill told treporters it already Is an issue for the next campaign SILVERITES MAY SWITCH The legislation as approved by a joint senatehouse committee last Thursday would retain the dollar revaluation power continue the sta bilization fund permit foreign pur chases and fix the price of domes ticallymined silver at cents an ouce Administration forces took en couragement in the fact that sil verstate senators Indicated they would accept the modified bill Baseball Results NATIONAL LEAGUE St Louis 010 1000 At 2001000 Cooper Bowman and Padgett Owen Lee and Hartnett Only game AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland 000 100 0 At Detroit 000 001 0 Feller and Hemsley McKain and Tebbets Chicago At St Louis 00 Marcum and Tresh Harris Law son and Splridel Only games Bail Player Files Slander Suit Dedham July 3 G Waner Pittsburgh Pirates out fielder filed suit through counsel today In Norfolk county superior court seeking damages of from John J Stevens a commen tator for alleged slander May 1 during broadcastover a chain New England radio stations The suit was based on the allega tion that the broadcast falsely criti cized his playing as a member of the Pittsburgh baseball team had injured his reputation anJ had ex posed him to public hatred con tempt and dollar Kansas Officer Slain By Tramps Train Hoppers Kill Undersheriff At Syracuse Garden City July Santa Fe brakemen L F Bach man and R B Wallis both of La Junta today identified a suspect who his name as Earl McGuíre Seminóle as one of thr two men they saw fleeing from the passenger sta tion at Syracuse this morning a moment after they heard two shots fired Undersheriff Ray TCumpf was found dead near the Japs Capture Strategic Hill in Outer Mongolia Offensive Drive Against Russia Admitted By Japanese Army Hslnking Manchoukuo July 3 army communiques to dny reported the capture of a stronglyfortlfied SovietOuter Mon golian position atop a strategic hill along the Khalka liver after a heavy battle on the ManchoukkuoMon Solia frontier CHARGE THE HILL Reports from the Kwantung aiuV Japans Manchoukuo garri son said the attackers battled to the summit of the hill In the face of raking machinegun fire and then locked in handtohand fight ing until thf position was cleared They said airplanes were active on both both for bombing and reconnoltering BOMBARD POSITIONS The Japanese reported they opened the attack at dawn with a bombardment of enemy positions across the river In which they they destroyed an undisclosed num ber of tanks and about 100 trucks and wagons They said they captured V tanks when their infantry encountered a Mongolian corps of 100 The report of the offensive along the Khalka rlvei southeast of Lake Bor in a region where sporadic frontier warfare between Outer Mongolia and Manchoukuo has been waged since May 11 was the first to disclose infantry fighting Skygazera Diary oclock today fíoon today dfgrws B8 Minimum Ust Maximum Sunday93 Minimum Saturday night75 degreec Mnxlmum Saturday degrees Maximum year degrees Minimum year ago79 degrees TODAVS FORECAST Scattered ihuriderBrmwers in west this afternoon or tonight and In east tonight and Tuesday becoming tulr In west Tuesday somewhat cooler In west tonight and In east and south Tuesday Missouri Much cloiumiess occasional local thundershowers tonight and Tues day not ca warm In extreme northweit tonight and In north Tuesday Oklahoma Partly cloudy local thun dershowers In east and central tonight and in extreme east Tuesday Harvest Accident Fatal to Farmer Larned July harvest ac cident was fatal to Raymond Dit mnn 34 He died Sunday of injur ies suffered when he fell under a combine on the pitman farm west of Larncd Syracuse July 3 Kansas peace officers spread a net today for two tramps who shot and killed Undersherlff Ray KumpC about 60 this morning The shooting occurred about a m when Kurnpf attempted to ttke the pair off a freight train as it paused here The officer died a few minutes later NAti ONE SUSPECT One suspect was captured uriarmietl a mile south of the scene of the crime by Stanton Schroll a farmer Other possemen pressed their hunt for his companion The suspect who gave hit name as EarlMcGuire Seminóle wa brought to Garden City for safekeeping and possible Identifica tion by members of an eastbound freight train crew who saw the shooting on the station platform FIND GUN IN FIELD Although McGuire denied owning a gun possemen uncovered a 45 caliber pistol in a field a short dis tance from where McGuire was cap tured at a spot where they had seen him digging a few minutes earlier Two shots had been fired from the pistol County Attorney Bruce Mack said McGuire told officers at Garden City he had served prison terms In th Oklahoma penitentiary at Mc Alester and in the federal prison at Leavenworth Accepts Resignation Of Official Baton Rouge July 3 Acting Pres Paul Hebert of Louis iana State university said today he had accepted the resignation of George M Caldwell building super intendent of the school for the best interests of the Hebert said that the 2 per cent deduction which Gov Earl K Long had disclosed as being granted Caldwell on university construction projects a procedure unauthorized by the university was believed by Caldwell to have been entirely reg ular Mr Caldwell has Hebert said that a fee of this character Is usual on large construction pro jects and that he did not know that the payment was Three Women Injured iri Wreck Winfield July 3 wo men were in a Winfield hospital to day the result of a motor car crash blamed on a flat tire near Ox ford Most seriously injured in the ac cident Sunday wag Mrs L M Bar rett of Arlington Also in the hos pital with cuU and bruises were Mrs C H Barrett of Arlington a daughterinlaw of L M Bar rett and Miss Eleanor Hayes of Wlrifleld former Southwestern college faculty member Four KMen Are Appointed Topeka July 3 Richter t director of the states new Bureau of Investigation created legally Saturday the attorney gen eral announced appointment of four special the first of 10 allowed by law They are Joe Anderson Baxter Springs Harry Ncal Coffeyvllle R A Jack Huse Manhattan and Herbert D Henderson Eüsmorü The arei effective to day Newton Man Still Admiral of Kansas Topeka July 3 Moors head of Newton rscorrunlssiorfsd admiral of the Kansas navy by Gov Payne Ratner today Ad miral the governor ex plained Is in command of all Kansas battleships which he finds on Kansas The Governor Ratner said first was appointed by former Gov Alf M Landon and reap painted by former Gov Walter A Huxman The commander of the Kansas fleet receives no salary as such must pay for his own uni he has recruit his sailors on his own terms L Head to Fight Indictment Brockville July 3 Lcuislana authorities arrived here at p m p Emporia time today to claim custody of Dr James Monroe Smith former presi dent of Louisiana State university under Indictment for embezzlement of of the institutions funds TWO OFFICERS ARR1V5 The officers who motored here from Ottawa after flying there frorh Louisiana were Murphy Roden as sistant superintendent of state po lice and Bryan Clemmons special Investigator Also with them was Inspector Fred Syms of Ottawa member of the Canadian Mounted police They conferred with Police Chief F Young of Brockville before taking Smith and his wife into J were beiSevedTplanhihg to fly Smith back aridtake his wife by automobile Earlier Dr Smith said he was ready to fight his 1 aking which he had untalned since his surrender here Saturday night Dr Smith declared he was innocent of any wrong I am going Dr Smith said to straighten up this or to assist in straightening up the Dr Smith spoke In the hotel room where he has been under guard for two nights and a day after surren dering to police He spoke shortly jefore the scheduled arrival of Louisiana police officers who flew north to take him back to face the embezzlement charges He appeared composed and gave no sign of any nervousness His wife who is charged with harbor ing and assisting him remained secluded In an adjoining room dur ing the Interview INDICTMENT A SURPRISE Dr Smith said he was anxious to return to Baton Rouge as soon as possible He said he had had no knowledge of the charges against him until he read of his Indictment in a Toronto newspaper Saturday The Louisianan said he wished to thank the Brockville police and the Canadian Mounted police for the courtesy they have shown They have shown me every con he said U S INTO PROBE Dr Smiths income and financial affairs became the object of federa scrutiny with arrival from Boston of three agents of the intelligence unit of the Bureau of Internal Rev enue Ihc agents declined comment ex cept to say they were investigating Dr Smiths financial affairs They spent the morning conferr ing with him arid with James N Nicholson Federal Bureau of Inves tigation agent who arrived here Sunday The Smiths disappeared from Louisiana last Sunday shortly after Dr Smith resigned as university president They were Indicted Fri day Police here quoted them as saying they had come to Charles ton Lake a nearby resort to find a quiet place so they could They were quoted as saying they left Baton Rouge on June 24 and went by bus to Detroit where they bought a car In Mrs Smiths name and then drove here glvin thelr correct names as they crossed the international border at Windsor Showers May Fall on Fireworks Rain Conditions Forecast to Hold Through Tuesday Topeka July 3 thundershowers are forecast for Kansas Fourth of July holiday af ter weekend rains further inter rupted wheat harvest and filled streams in some areas Downpours In the Great Bend Holsington communities sent more water rushing Into the Cheyenne bottoms than has been seen there in several years HOISINGTON FLOODED Flood water inundated south Hols late Saturday and damage resulted from overflows at Pawnee Rock after a 7inch cloudburst A COOL WEEKEND weekend cool and breezy enough to permit late sleeping hours oí golfing and tennis comfort for motoring or just for sitting at home reading kept this towns residents happy It was a weekend of below aver age firstofJuly temperatures and brought no more rain The skies in midafternoon Sunday showed promise of rain but ex cept for a few drops early this morning no n e materialized Top temperatures were the 93 degree máximums of Saturday and Sunday McElroy Probe To Start Soon Kinsas City July 3 C Blair new city counselor said today he would investigate mysteries con cerning the city managers emer gency fund during H F MeElroys cty manager Records concerning millions of dollars which passed through the fund will be sought by Blair and his assistant John M Cleary who was appointed last Saturday That matter should be gone into nnd I will check Into that us quickly RS Blair said When I have decided Im sure appropriate action will be To Receive Bids For Auditorium Seats Bids for providing and Installing tlie approximately seats in the new city auditorium will be received at the city hall at 2 oclock the af ternoon of July 17 city officials announced today This will be the first auditorium equipment contract for which bids have been The style of seats to be used will be determined the cost of the vari ous kinds for which bids are sub mitted officials said About of the seats will be permanently attached on the bal cony surrounding the arena floor and the remainder will be movenble for use on the archa floor Chamberlain Says Nazis Hold Danzig House of Commons Told of Military Activity in The Free City London July 3 Min ister Chamberlain Informed the house of commons today the government had received reliable re portf that intensivo measures of a military character were taking place In Danzig His statement marked the first time a British cabinet minister had mentioned publicly reports of Danzig activity In response to a question the pilme minister said Reliable reports Indicate that In tensive mensures of a military char acter are being carried out In the Free City GERMANS SNEAK IN A largn and increasing number of German nationals have recently arrived in the Free City ostensibly as tourists and a local defense Holiday Death Toll Reaches 211 Blood creek and Its tributaries were flfid quickly to overflow highways d railroad tracks at Holsington Residents of south Holsington evac uated their homes Engineers estimated thousands of acres of Cheyenne bottom land had water after being dry for years and more overflow was pouring In Hundreds of dollars worth of dam age to feed crops uncut wheat and livestock was reported1 in Barton Ratner Home from Governors Parley Topeka July Payne Ratner returned to his executive offices tóduyáfter a weeks absence he that no other Is doing as much simplifying and economizing In government as Kansas He attended the confer ence of governors last week at Al bany N Y The governor said he picked up some good Ideas at the conference which mlghV be appropriated to use inKansas He also expressed belifff he had succeeded to some extent In calling attention of the other state governors the purchasable re sources of Kansas He declined to amplify his comment concerning the Ideas under consideration Rains elsewhere over the week end were lighter Western counties received nearly a halfinch precipitation Larned reported inches and Hanover in the central portion inches Unsettled conditions were expect ed to leave the western r irt of the state Tuesday but more showers were forecast for the west this aft ernoon and for the eastern counties tonight or Tuesday Good corn weather but disap pointing to wheat growers who have not completed their said S D Flora federa meteorologist IN HIGH 80S TUESDAY The mercury was expected to epch only 85 to 90 Tuesday ter mínimums tonight of near 7 in the east and south portions and be twíeri 60 and 65 in the northwest Other rainfall reports foi the last 48 hours included Central 40 Horton 64 Leaven worth 15 Manhattan 37 Lawrence 02 Lecompton 03 Kansas City 06 Eureka 04 Fort Scott 05 Chanute Events for Fourth of July Holiday Program To Start Early And Run Late A busy Fourth of July starting with dances at midnight tonight and winding up with fireworks nnd dances Tuesday night is In store for Emporia Tuesday With no or ganization sponsoring a formal hol iday celebration several Independ ent affairs have been scheduled with recreational events topping the list Golf dancing baseball thea ters swimming picnicking and n rodeo will headline the holiday pro gram Persons Inclined to celebrate by dancing will have their choice of several dances some beginning at midnight tonight nnd others being scheduled for Tuesday night The sunrise dances are Fourth of July Uy Associated Preul The nations celebration of Independence day a holiday In terval which began Saturday in many localities already lias cost at least 211 Uves with more than half of them taken In traffic accidents Last year tho total reported for tho three day weekend was 556 from all causes nnd the year before that 563 Automobile and motorcycle nccldents claimed 110 lives and 64 persons were drowned Eight were fatally wounded and 11 killed In train accidents and three In plane Other causes of death Included falls fire stabbing explosion light ning nnd a caveIn The deaths by states follow Arizona 2 Arkansas 3 Call fornla 3 Florida 6 Georgia 6 Indho 1 Illinois 9 Indiana 13 Iowa 3 Kansas 2 Kentucky 8 Mnlno 5 Maryland 11 Massa chusetts 6 Michigan 9 Minne sota 6 Missouri 5 Montana 4 Nebraska 2 Neiv Hampshire 2 New Jersey 9 Nflw Mexico 1 New York IB North Carolina 4 Ohio Oregon 3 Pennsyl vania 14 South Carolina 4 Texns 12 Virginia 7 Washing ton 2 West Virginia 1 Wiscon sin 2 and Washington D C I 38 independence 45 Columbus 14 fteature of years ln v v nmTlrtvIn f C ncordla 03 Ellis 42 Russell and Geneseo 05 McPherson 28 Hutch inson 07 Winfield 21 Goodland Qulnter Scott City 27 Ness City 40 Dodge City 4B lette 56 Ashland 47 Great Bend Wreck Fatal to Girl Hutchlnson July 3 early morning shower was blamed for two motor car crashes 15 miles west of rlutchinson which killed Rose De hampel IB Great Bend and In lured four others The injured none of whom WHS mrt seriously were A C Postier 34 Elllnwood Ed Dethnmpel 22 Great Bend brother of the dead girl Mrs Ed Dethampel 20 and Helen En ders 2 Ellinwood The five were returning from a fishing trip Postier said his car skidded as It ran Into tho storm broke through a fence and rolled over several times before stopping In a field The car driven by Ed De thampel crashed through a fence on the opposite side of the road when ha attempted a quick stop 1 M L Krelsmcer jusl good In Euraace 601 CommeicIaL Phooe 306 Corrigan to Wed San Antonio Texas July 3 Miss Elizabeth Marvin San Antonio school teacher announced today she would wed Douglas Corrigan the wrongway filer here July 17 the anniversary of his famous hop to Ireland Te wedding will culminate a friendship dating from their childhood days In Galveston Texas Dot Closed Tomorrow Polka Dot Cale wll be closed fill day Tuesday July ith for Installa tion of new equipment in the kitch en R E Dabbs Lindbergh in Brief Leavenworth Stop Port Leavenworth July 3 Col Charles A Lindbergh paid second visit to Kansas within a month over the weekend The famed ocean flyer stopped at the Port Leavenworth field Sunday for a propeller adjustment He hopped on to SalV Lake City last night Lust month he paid a brief Inspection visit to Fort Rlley Bznjr Bang July 4th Speelab Sfciberllng tires at prices that ihoutl See Jimmy at Darti Emporia Golf play will continue all day at nil three Emporia courses The day nt the Country club wll begin with a breakfast from 7 olclock until 9 oclock followed by a mixed Scotch foursome tourna ment In the afternoon a mens handicap tournament will be playeo followed by a picnic supper corps is being formed under the name of The government are maintaining contact with the Polish and French governments regarding develop ments in In Danzig officials acknowledged Saturday that precautionary meas ures had been taken and black uniformed Danzig S S men were In complete charge of one hill and had partial control of another NEW POLICE APPEAR The police forca had been aug menteci and men appeared wcarlni on their sleeves little bands with the lengend which officla quarters said indicated they were Danzig S S men who nad yolun leered for police service banrii officials Insisted not a Ger man with or without a uniform was on duty in the Free City An Associated Press dlspato from the Free city today said ther were no signs of new developments of a military HITLER ALREADY WARNED Laborlte Frederick Cocks then asked whether the government pro posed to take steps to Inform Her Hitler personally thnt any iittemp to change the status of Danzig b force will be instantly resisted by the British that tloñeí came from tha conservative benches before the prime minister could re ply When he did speak he The position has been made perfectly clear by the foreign sec apparent reference to the speech by Lord Halifax last Thursday Halifax then said what Is now fully and universally accepted jn this country Is that In event of further aggression we arc resolved to use at once the whole of our strength In fulfillment of our pledges to resist CHURCHILL INTO CABINET Chamberlain had conferred an hour with King George VI in Buck inham palace at a time when he was to be seriously consider ing reinforcing his cabinet by the addition of Winston Churchill Laborlte Hugh Dalton asked the prime minister whether the govern ment would convey to Warsaw nn expression of admiration felt in this I country at the calm courage and elf control being displayed by our ollsh allies in face of grave provo The government much appreci tes the attitude of the Polish gov Chamberlain replied MO FAR EASTERN CHANGE tR A Butler foreign undcrsecre ary In response to questions on the ar Eastern situation said there had been no official confirmation of will KO Into blocked no counts lust as Is done In Germany nnd Investors will receive In return certlf lentos on Devisen banks for tho amounts due them Trans fer of payments abroad is Impos sible American Investors hold the 1927 Danzig Harbor Board loan and Brit ish the 1925 Dnnzlg state loan the tobacco monopoly loan of 1027 nnd the Danzig electric street car A G loan of 192S British havo some money In bonds of the Danzig whnrf nnd railway works One explanation given was that the Danzig port no longer brings In the necessary foreign currency State WPA Quota Cut for July Topeka July 3 Kansas WPA employment quota for July will be a decrease of from June and compares with workers employed In July 1838 Clarence Nevlns state direc tor said today The reduction will not necossl British Press Urges Public to Resist Nazis Attempt Made to Show Danzig Is Turning Point in British Policy London July 3 W With con spicuous unanimity the British press hits launched broadsides to convince public opinion at nnd In Danzig Is worth n wnr nnd Involves a vital Is sue both to Poland and the British empire At the same time some sections of the press attributed strong rumors of a projected nnzl coup In the Free City during the past weekend to a German attempt to test British and French firmness In what was called a war on There was speculation whether the BritishFrench barrage of warnings had tiny effect In post poning or averting a crisis over Danzig U1UTISII VIEW PESSIMISTIC But memory of the situation in May 1038 four months before the CzeclioSlovak crisis dampened any feeling of optimism In British cir cles At that time rumors sxvept Europe that Germany planned a swift coup to bring the Sudetenland into the reich Britain and France respond ed with military precautions and warnlnES The result encouraged feeling In some Quarters that Hitler had been frightened Yet the crisis oamc later In Sep tember and the Munich conference enabled Hitler to achieve dismem berment of CzechoSlovakla That dismemberment formed the keynote of todays explanations of why Danzig is so vital alike to Po land and Britain Tlic similarity of all these expla nations Indicated they were a part of a British preparedness campaign HEAL THREAT TO TOLANO The public was told that Hitler was not Interested In Danzig merely beciuise It was R German city bvit for strategic reasons He wants it the British press said with one voice because It would give him a stranglehold on Poland and enable him to dismember that country tho same way he broke up CzcchoSlo vakia The fate tuto arbitrary laying off of work ers In most Instances Nevlns ex plained as many already have left WPA rolls for private employment rid work inharvest fields ÓpÍGER HOURS Another major chango In the worK program effective Wedncs ay when projects will be resumed fter a recess since Saturday ill be an increased work schedule f 130 hours a month for all un klllcd and skilled workers instead f the 80 to 128 hours which have rovalled The Increased hours nre or the same security wage Nevlns aid A weekend conference of all leld office supervisors was held icrfc to acquaint administrators with the new program Area en Ineers and project foremen would be Informed of the changes by the Ime work Is resumed Wednesday ho director asserted State to Keep PlanningBoard Topeka July 3 Kansas state planning board created six years ago and recently consigned to the scrap pile will be preserved Gov Payne Ratner said today The JSmember board which came into existence primfrily as a research body was to be substituted largely by the Industrial develop ment commission created by the legislature last winter vnd now functioning But Governor Ratner explained the state could save the agency and use t merely by employ ing one clerk at a month the feteral government paying the re mainder of the expense approxi mately a year through the resources board arid the WPA at oclock In the evening there will be dancing cards nnd a private display of fireworks At Dryer park women will play n flag tournament in the morning In the afterncon there will be a sweep stakes tournament followed by a supper A flag tournament will be held In the morning at the River side course viUi a Scotch four some tournament scheduled In the afternoon A GAME A feature of tho clays sports pro gram will be the baseball game be tween the Emporia Bakers nnd the Emporia Ban Johnson team The game the first nf n city champion ship scries is scheduled for oclock at Summers Field and will bo followed by s game featuring the Emporia Junior league allstars A rodeo will give two performances Tuesday in the Byrd pasture at South and Prnlrle The afternoon show will start at oclock and the night program at 8 oclock The usual rodeo program will be aug mented by trick riding and roping acts An exhibition of diving clown diving and races will be held at oclock In the afternoon at the Em poria swimming pool on Congress street across from Peter Pan park Diving exhibitions will be given by Jack Lowry 11 years old Jerry Bowers Rex Anderson H Lowry and Ray Bowcn A GENERAL HOLIDAY Most of the stores all banks and many offices in Emporia all court house and city offices federal agen cies and similar offices will be closed alí day Tuesday The day edition of The Gazette will be delivered early In the morning bu the office will be open until 10 oclock tonight to receive advertis ing for Wednesdays paper Tune In Tues Frl p m Bales Out RaU Super ph 261 B4 0 go miy Fred J Scot I Agency Auto Liability Ins new Incidents in Tientsin Involving he stripping of British but added His majestys ambassador on Tokyo hns been instructed to Inform he Japanese government that any deliberate extension of such treat ment to British subjects must im peril the success of the forthcoming Labor Organized By Danzig Regime Fren City of Danzig July 3 Danzig took measures today for mobilization of Its workers for labor vital to the state In case of emcr jency growing out of the sharpcncc PolishGerman differences over Free City nnc Pomorze the Polish corridor An order to be published by the senate this afternoon provided lha workers may be recruited for Indus tries which the senate holds to b essential for the welfare of thi community It explained that Industrie as ship building which faced a shortage nf labor might benefit b the order Tn Danzigs political ind govern mental services there was a new note of nervousness reflecting un certainty and lack of Information but there were no signs of new de velopments of a military nature Storm Iroops were kept on sn emergency basis with many men In barracks ready for instant action ol the latter republic was pointed to as proof thnt Hitlers claims of sclfdetermlnntion for the Sudetenland were used only as a means to an end As for Dnnalg British writers re called thewords of Frederick the whoever holds Danzig Wont Pay Foreign Debts Danzig July 3 Bank of Danzig announced today the block ing of Interest payments and arnor Itizatlon services on all foreign loans to the Free City Bondholders In the United States England and The Netherlands are afiictcd principally All Danzig gulden payments to Postal Receipts Show Gains An Increase of Over First Six Months Of Last Year Business hns been Improving steadily at the Emporia postoffice Costal receipts a barometer of gen eral business conditions for the first six months of 1S3B totaled gain of over a corre sponding period a year ago Post marter W P Ycarout hns an nounced Every month of 1939 cx ept April has shown a gain Since February 28 when postal savings deposits here reached nti all tttne peak oí the deposita have dropped to decline In postal Postmaster Yearout said may be interpreted meaning more Idle savings nre being put In circulation In Emporia Confidence In Invest ments and business is picking W2NDOW HOURS CHANGED The money order and postal sav ings window at the Emporia post office will be closed at noons Sat urdays to follow hours observed by banks The rule which became ef fective joes not apply to other postoffice windows A table of monthly postal receipts for the first half of 1938 and of 1039 follows 1Ü38 January February March April May Total 1933 January Febrory March April May Total molitri of the Vistula river ia mora ft master of Poland thnn her own government Editorial and political sold Danzig was important for Brit ain because It lind become the crux of British policy nnd n decisive point for the BritishFrench front PRESTIGE AT STAKE J L Garvín editor of Lord As tors Sundny Observer nnd onetime lending advocate of appeasement ot Germany put the Issue this way If Britain shirked the first test nnd bilked her pledges no one in the world would beliovo that we had the guts for any test Our name would smell Our diplomatic con nections would dissolve Our reputa would perish We should be count ed out of the rank ol real great powers Ascendancy In Europe Africa and would belong to the axis alliance nnd Its confederates The British empire as was onco threat ened In a former era would be come an object of The press also emphasized that any attempt to change the status of Danzig without Polands consent from within or wlthcutr would be In the words of the Man chester another breach of International agreements anoth er repudiation of peaceful methods In favor of force and Indeed anoth er act of A DIFFERENT GRAB Continuing the paper said It would not differ In kind from Ger man annexations of Austria CzcchoSlovakla nnd Memel for what Is an act of aggression If it is not an attempt to change the sta tus quo by force without the con sent and ngninst the will of those countries chiefly concerned Lost weeks speech by Lord Hall fax the foreign secretary was praised widely in the press as a forceful expression of Britains de termination to resist Despite nil this however the British public went about its work calmly There were no crowds In Downing street such ns during the September crisis And cricket matches still played to huge crowds Drowns in Pond Lincoln July 3 Ryan 13 son of Mr and Mrs Bert Ryan was drowned In a farm pond near hero Sunday afternoon The boy who was said to have been un able to swim slipped from a Into the water The body was re covered two hours later Reveal Suicide Pact In Crossing Deaths Charleston W July 3 note written with a mascara pencil disclosed today that a young couple killed when Iheir automobile was demolished by n speeding train ap parently planned the wreck In a suicide pact State Trooper W W Karr said today Barney Russell 22 and Gladys Church 19 were killed last Friday night on B Chesapeake and Ohio grade crossing at St Albans The C nnd westbound Sportsman was clue at the cross ing at 11 p but was 40 minutes late Karr said he believed the cou ple waited beside the tracks for the trnln to come In sight then plunged the auto in front of the While waiting he said they wroto the note It read Be sure and put us together Tell my tumt and uncle to teavti me with It was signed with Miss ChurchV name nnd bore the ñama oí Russell In parenthesis   

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