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News (Newspaper) - August 29, 1933, Frederick, Maryland Last Edition Tin wcAmn roKKian UAKYLAICD: Partly eloudr with atgtoti? m and Wednesday partly VOL. ntBDEKlCK, MD, TUMDAY, AUGUST 29, 1933. if if TEH PAQ1 owrrm IIY TAX RATE OF 85 CENTS MAY tduction Of Five Cents Present Charge To Make It Lowest In Years. BYY FOR RELIEF WORK HELPS TO KEEP COST UP urn Provided In Order To Co- operate With Federal Gov- ernment Program. A city tax rate of 85 cents on the 100 will be levied by the Mayor and Idermen at a special meeting Thurs- ly night unless unforeseen, develop- wsnts occur, it was learned from re- able sources this morning. This will j from m Sun 36 a m Moon 48 m Condition o; muddr. Approximately peraons are. ex- pected to attend the 12th annual con- vention of the Luther League of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Mary- land to be held September 2, 3 and 4 in the Evangelical Lutheran church. About 250 delegates will register for the ill, uu Suuudj a jarge uiaat meeting of Lutherans from Frederick and adjoining counties, in addition to those attending Luther League events. will be held in Baker Park. Registration of delegates will take place Saturday afternoon, and at 8.15 o'clock that night, under the of the Luther League of the Evangelical Lutheran church a group of Luther- ans will present "An Evening With Setb a local dramatic enter- tainment which has been quite popular and which will be open to the public. The entertainment will take place in the Sunday School auditorium. Sunday's program will begin with Sunday School at 9.45 o'clock followed by morning service at 11 o'clock, at which time Rev. Dr. Amos J. Traver, pastor of the church, will preach on "Christ Among the Doctors." Special music will be sung. The afternoon session will be devoted to "Quiet Moments" conducted by Rev Walter V. Simon, Frostburg, the con- vention chaplain, who will use as his topic, "Christ in the and si- multaneous conferences dealing with the social and religious of the modem home under the direction of Rev. Ralph Robinson. Lansdowne; Rev. B Pa.; Rev. Raymond" Somok, Baltimore. The fellowship hour at S o'clock will be in charge of Rev. L. Ralph Tabor, ject, "Christ in the Home of Martha and Mary." The Sondaj sen ices will Sc climaxed with the mass meeting- in BaVer Park at which Rev. Martin Luther fin- ders, Baltimore, be the speaker and will present the second of the Master Pictures of the Master's Face, "Christ m the Garden." The service will be in Baker Park Sunday evening, but win not begin until 7 o'clock. Special mus- ic at these services will be under the direction of the chairman of conven- tion music, Fred Schkkler, Washington. The program for Monday, September 4, will be as follows: Opening devotions, Rev. Walter Simon, "Christ at the convention business, reception of visitors from synod, reception of visit- or from Luther League of America, Rev. Chester Simon ton; address, "Christ the Light of the Rev. Dr. Henry W. Snyder, Washington. The after- noon program is as follows: Quiet Mo- ments, Rev. Walter Simon, Waynes- boro. Pa "Christ In the Heart'; three conferences, Junior Luttoer League Problems, Intermediate Problems, Pro- grams, Plans, Materials for Seniors un- der the direction of Dr. Ethel Brlndie, Waynesboro; Miss Edna Werner, Bal- timore: and Miss Mary Boekel, York, respectively: convention in- stallation of officers, address, "Christ and the R'ich Young Rev. Dr. 3 Edward Hagerstown, presi- dent of the Maryland Synod. The program for the banquet at 6.30 o'clock Includes "Quiet Moments' Rev. Walter Simon, "Christ in the Life" and an address, "How We May Become Liv- ing Pictures of the Master's Rev. Chester Simonton The Frederick committees for the convention are: General chairman, Miss Helen Mercer, aecorai.ons. Mrs Markey, chairman- Miss Catherine Culler, Miss Harriet Engelbrecht. Leon Alexander; publicity. McCleery Landls, chairman; Miss Margaret Culler, Miss Mane Flanigan, Edward Greystoke: en- tertainment, Austin W. Howard, chair- man: Miss Eleanor Hchelberger, Mrs Irltne Whitehall, Harold Hooper. Miss Grace Hagan: banquet and meals, Henry Falk, chairman: Meredith Young, Willard Markey, Harry Davis; housing, Miss Mae Mercer, chairman: Miss Thel- ma Culler, Elmira Renn, Miss Kathryn Traver. Rev Dr. Traver was formerly gen- eral secretary of the Luther League of America The convention theme wiH ''Master Pictures of the Face." Officers of the Luther League of the Maryland Synod are: Fred N. Heise. Baltimore, president; Fred P. Miss Mary Hagerstown, record- ing secretary; Miss Kathryn Grote, cor- responding secretary: C Bertram Oel- ston, Washington, treasorer Mr. How- ard is chairman of the state publicity committee; Miss Blanche Rree, Walk- ersville, a member of tbe executive com- mittee; Miss Mae Mercer, this city, reg- istrar for live siestsr of the credentials committee; Mist Hel- en Mercer, this city, a member of the resolutions committee; and Henry Falk, this city, a member of the nominating committee. The New Deal WASHINGTON BODNIT DCTCBCB Washington. Aug. The admin- careful Cuban policy had exactly the desired effect in Latin- America. in many from this hemisphere'! other republics ad- j mlt, public the Rio been for such m program of economic co-operation u planning. Latin-Americans have long They rtcaBed that Roosevrtt, when an assistant secretary or the navy, had much to do with the occupation of Haiti. Armed inters-ration would have had a bad effect. Any hard-boiled threat to Cuba from Washington would havt been poorly received Roosevelt knew that. Now, the diplomats tell you, their people are impressed by the respect shown here for sovereignty. Re- have been psychologically im- proved. Gen. Fuller To BeUre Maj. Gen. Ben H Fuller is not ex- pected to be commandant of the Ma- rine Corps much longer and there's a lively under-the-surface fight M to his successor. An Unexpected "Trap" John H. Russell, now assistant to Full- er, who graduated from Annapolis like themselves The principal other can- didate is Brig Oen James Carson Breckinridge, head of the marine school at Quantico, for whom there la strong- er support in the service Breckinridge was graduated from Heidelberg, in Ger- many. Russell is a Republican, Breckinridge a Democrat. Senator King of Utah and other Democrats who scored Russell's performance at American high com- missioner la Haiti are opposing him now. RuMell is credited with causing Haiti to bar King from the country when he sought to Investigate condi- there a few years ago. Figi Konia Ex-Senator Smith W Brookhart of Iowa, whose job in the Agricultural Adjustment Administration is to figure out what farm products we can sell to Russia and has been paying special attention to pork. Russia could easily absorb our pork surplus of about pounds, he gays. Russia's is a cold climate which calls for more fat and oils than ours. She has hogi and 000 people. We have hogs and only people. Brookhart urges long term 'for Russia, declaring she has brought in goods from us and always Urbanity President Roosevelt is nearly always uroane. AwhUe ago a western Demo- cratic senator, arguing over some ap- pointments, told to "go to F. D laughed, knowing the senator's temperament. A week or so later he called him to the White House again and the .senator was glad to come. Relatively amicable relations were re- stored. Co-operative Victory Mrs, Mary Rumsey, chairman of the NRA Consumers' Advisory Board and crusuder fat cooperative won a victory dear to her heart on the oil code. The code as first approved barred payment of patronage dividends to oil marketing and distributing co- operatives unless their members were exclusively farmers. All such co-oper- stlvee have non-farmer members. "The consumer? object to any re- straint on their right to organize eco- nomically in their Own Mrs Rumsey told President Roosevelt. She obtained an amendment permit- ting payment of patronage dividends by any co-operative. t Copyright, 1933, NBA Service, Inc Rock Island's Golden State Lim- ited Lands In Water-Filled Draw. NUMBER OF PASSENGERS REPORTED TO BE MISSING Feared Bodies Of Some Victims Were Swept Away In Torrent. Tueurucari, New Mexico, AUR 59 'APi leant six persons met death and 40 others were injured when the cracic Golden Sure Limited, trans- continental passenger train bound from Los Angeles to Chicago, plunged imousu K waaiieu-out UIIUKU uiu) water-filled arroyo five miles west of here at dawn today. The engine and six tumbled down the sides of the high fill into the gulch. The only identified body wits that of C. J. Crest, of Tucumcarl, the engineer The other dead were three women and two men, all passengers in the first day coach. Five Pullman coaches remained on the bridge The Golden State Limited Is operated over the Southern Pacific Line of Tucumcari and over the Rock Island Line east to Chicago. The wreck occurred on Southern Pacific tracks. Tucumcari. New Mexico, Aug. 29 (AP) least five persons were killed, 25 injured and many missing when the Golden State Limited, crack Rock Island train, plunged thiough a bridge into a water-filled draw five miles nest of Tuciuncarl at 5 a m., today. V J croft, of Tucumcari, engineer, and four unidentified passengers were killed. Twenty-five wm xuahed to a Tucumrari hospital seriously in- jured and other passengers were missing. iuree coscnes vnsu uuo uie wawu along with the locomotive The draw, ordinarily dry, was a raging- torrent fed bv heavy rains of the last week climaxed by a four-Inch fall lam. night The Golden State Limited was east- bound from the Pacific coast. T F. Whertock, mail clerk, the only man in the mall car, was amons those severely injured. The coaches plunged into a ditch alongside the earth-fill on both the north and south sides but were only partially in the water Three day coaches carried 43 passengers Bodies of four passengers brought here were not identified immediately It was not known how many of the 43 passengers v.-ere dead or missing but at least 25 were brought to hospitals here. Railroad officials here said the train was running only 20 miles an hour It was not known whether any bod- ies had been swept an ay in'the tor- rent or whether they were lodged In the wreckage The wreck was on the Southern Pa- cific Line, the train beaig operated over the Southern Pacific tracks west of Tucumcari. One golfer who found himself tn an unexpected "trap" at the Western Open Championships In Chicago Vlnce Gebardi. alias "Machine Oun" Jack McClurn. A worried look on hli bron, he shown (left) shortly be- fore police arrested him as a vagrant and violator of the criminal In trn> trtf time of urmrt his wife pictured during the matches. She was the "blonde alibi" for "Machine Oun" Jack when he was arrested one of the 8t. Day Emergency Justifies The Law, Declares Justice O'Donoghue. IGKES NAMED TO HAVE CHARGE OIL INDUSTRY President Makes Him Virtual Dictator By Appointing Him Administrator. ier. was iursd from his honoe by kld- I napoers oy a telephone call falsely in- i formmz mm mat nis brother Tas -a- jurea His uncle, manager of a de- psrtiiipr.t store, rectwed a note advis- tog him to "await further Zonta Chb Meets. The Club held its regular week- I; Monday at 6 T> at the Bar- bara Fntchie Tea Room Misg Marion Spinning. Summit, N. J, a former member oi the club, WM present. CLARK CASE GOES TO MD, COURT OF APPEALS Change Of Venue Decision Be- fore High tribunal. Rockville, Md., Aug. delay of weral E Cla'k to the County Commis- sioners for Montgomery county, can be placed on trial for the fourth time on a charge of embezzling county funds is seen by authorities in the action of his attorneys, Albert M. Bouis, Thom- as L. and F. Barnard Welsh, In filing an appeal n the Circuit Court here from a decision of Chief Judge Hammond Urner and Associate Judge Arthur D. Willard granting a petition of Stedman Presco't. State's Attorney, for a change of venue. A transcript of the record, it is said, will be forwarded to the Mary- land Conn of Appeals, but the case is not expected to be reached by the tribunal until late In the fall The decision appealed from was giv- en In the Circuit Court here on Au- gust 1, following a hearing on the State's oetition. at which a large number of well-known citizens of the county, who had filed affidavits that they did not, believe that the against Clark could be fatly and ,m- partially tried in Montgomery county, were interrogated Judges Urner and Willard passed an order sending the case to Howard coan- 17 'o' The record will not be transmitted tor the Howard County Court, it is said, until the Court of Appeals passes on the Ninety-seven indictments, charging ttnhexaemfnl of coiir.ty funds totaling approximately 000, are pending I against Clark. He has been tried here three on one of indir'roTits and each time the jury failed to agree. The fourth trial, it la Mid. will be on the same indictment. Selling Flnrry Ownrs. New York. Aug. 29 CAP) and staples started the day in an op- timistic frame of mind bnt a rather heavy selling flurry shortly after noon brought nervous and reactionary tendencies. Although rail and util- ities displayed some resistance many leading shares were oft one to three or more points before support arrived for the rptrfwtine forces Sterling Call money one per cent Hope In Wheat Pact IS BLUE EAGLE All Departments Operating Un- der National Recovery Act. TAKES EFFECT TODAY Effective today, all ot the entire Potomac Edison system art operating under of the Na- tional Recovery program applicable to their particular activities, except whkh code will be completed within tbt next few days. Announcement of tht local adjustment to the new plan was made by Robert L. Smith, manager of the Frederick district. mac system is an effort to lend tvery co- operation possible to the in its effort to restabillse the industry There has been considerable discus- sion and controversy as to whether the utilities came within the scnpe of this movement upon the part of the Gov- ernment due to the fact that the rev- enues and expenses of the company are under strict State regulation and such can only be Increased by order of the commission while In almost all lines of industry the items of expense Involved In changes of this kind are readily met by increasing the price ob- tained for various products produced and sold. However, the officials of the Potomac Edison system feel that the situation is of sufficient emergency that It owes every possible effort of help and co- operation -A 1th the National Adminis- tration. Mr. Smith stated that the utility is adjusting itself to the 40-hour, maxi- mum, but. on highly specialized work, such as sub-station positions, they are given until March 1 to develop and train employes. In the meanwhile 48 hours a. week are allowed for (.raining io imJ It is expected that utilities can pre- pare themselves in this period to place all operations on the 40-hour maximum Federal Electric Tax Shift Sept. 1 The 3 per cent Federal tax on all domestic and commercial consumption of electricity which has heretofore been a part of the bill paid by the consumer each month, will be shifted to shoulders of the company, effective with current consumed after September 1, Mr Smith stated. 5" not. .n any v.ay, mean the amount paid the Government would be reduced, but uould be a company expense instead of a consumer expense. Band Tt Give Ctncert. The Tressler Ornhans' Home Band will reader a concert in Baker Park. cicmng at 7 30 o'clock un- ccr the of the Evangelical Lutheran church The boys will be the of the congregation and will be entertained m local homes while here. This is the nineteenth annual tour of this famous boys' organization The three summer months are spent on the road in their own bus. In the course of a season they render about 120 con- certs and travel About mllee. This j ear's organization a composed of 38 boys between the age- of 10 and it vpars They will offer a diversified 1 program, consisting of instrumental and -.oca! solos, papular and classical num- atrs The band is under the leadership Ma.'.on C Walter. was a Mem- tier o: the organization m its eariy day. Frederick E. Murphy, chief U S delegate to the London conference which arrived it a wheat export agrec- ment among the great nrocucing coun- tries, is hopeful of beneficial results :rom it "It, rlca-s the -jrav fo- Murphy as prepared to Minneapolis. return to his home In Hospital Superintendent Dies. i Sunbary. Pa. Aug 29 for D" Harvey M Seeker, superintendent of Mary M Packer died at his hsrne yesterday at trie ace of 60 He nas born in Hanover, and received his education at Gettys- burg College and the University of Medical School A mem- ber 01 the surgical suuf of ummger Hospital at Danville for several years, S-n'yiTT in 1898 Hta widow a daughter, Miv; Anna Louise Jh, he arrt Dove Shooting Legal Friday And Squirrels Sept. 15. NOV. 15 RABBIT TIE Predtrick county iportmen who haw found summer flihlnc season far from likeable are storing their rods and lines and looking ahead to tht hunting season, for which they hive Tht SWMH begins Friday. hunters, are in UM mi- nority here, of tbt Frederick countr waiting Tor UM squirrel seuon, which openi two weeks The call to the woods, howevtr, ha) broutht out many prospective hunters, and at noon today MO county hunting had been issued at toe office of Clerk of Court. This number is approximately 300 more than a week ago, and uxiajr weie lUndlng In a short waiting line at different times. The county license fee is The statewide fee U IS, while the non- resident statewide fee to I16.H. A few licenses have been sold in UM latter classes, but far seem to prefer to hunt at home. Sfnlml Dealers In sporting goods have had a number of sakt of shells, hunting and other equipment. The main hunting season here under way the middle or September, when squirrel hunting begins. This lasts for ft month, then Is closed from October 16 to November IS. The squirrel sea- son reopens November 15, running identically with the rabbit, quail, wild turkey and pheasant season through December 31. The dove season, which Fri- day, through September, then is cloud to November IS, opening to run with the other seasons One exception has been made this year to the squirrel regulations. A landowner or tenant may kill any squir- rels destroying corn on his own farm- lands between August and Septem- ber IS. FbhlBg Seuon Poor. Most describe the fishing season, which began with trout April 1 and bass June 1, as poor were muddy during a large part of the summer, and twit were literally starred in oait ooxts. Monocacy, even when not stirred up by rains, fre- quently had a dirty color. The Potomac afforded better fishing most of the season. SLEEPING SICKNESS HAS KILLED 27 IN NEW YORK New York, Aug. 29 seven persons have died of sleeping sick- ness in New York city acd 14 others have been affected by the disease since January 1, flfurts made public today showed. Comparative figures for other normal years were not available In the 1923 outbreak. 523 cases were reported for the 12 months. Washington, Auf Daniel W. O'Donofliue. of the District of Columbia Supreme Court today up- held uie constitutionality of the agri- culture adjustment act. Digmbsing a suit for a temporary in- junction which would restrain flbc- retarr Wallace from the Chi- cago milk shed agreement, he declared Che emergency Justified the law. Nell Beritlnthaw Nugent for the plaintiff an- nounced they would appeal ion. Icken OU Hyde Park, N. Y., Auf. Pretldent RocnevtCt today named Harold L. IckM, Secretary ot Interior, r, the administrator of UM new working agreement for the fe. dustry. oil adminlJtrator, wfll the power ot dictator over thki industry which been In war that led to over-production tod wrecking ot prices. Prtce-fbdnf M possible. is the Roosevtit adminis- trator of the puWto works program. Ittuuun Cftito U Washington, Aug. dent that the last major ot bla campaign to bring all ladwtrlM undv the code of fair competition hind. Hugh B. today ttUMd to speeding the national drive tor popu- lar oo-operatlon with tht recmwy _ into conference On of the NRA for 14 cJUw, he outlined tlntf oc _ ment to align every employer UUJ OU Richmond, Va, Aug. 29 General Assembly today President Rootevelt to modify oi u to permit oil (f pay part of the gasoline tax m ottMt to preserve competition among along state MMSMM Ftr War Washington, Aug. M public works administration al- lotted to War Depart- ment for continuation of flood cental work on the lower Mluiacippl rrnr to the Navy for conrtm- tlon and repair work to shore itottaw and navy yards. Public -works totaling to be expended largely for coMtoK- tion aod repair work also wen allottof to Treasury Department, erans' administration, the War Depart' ment and other government In the allotment to the Itavy, 000 for at powif at the Naval Academy. VIRGINIA TO ASK HUGE SUM FOR ROAD BUILDING Richmond, Va, Aug. ernor Pollard today opened the way for, the General Assembly to grant of for road building In Virginia, trmeans of unemploy- ment relief with national industrial recovery act aid. Thirty per cent of the cost of labor and materials for the program would be a direct grant from the federal gor- crruieiit no; to be repaid ana oai- would be returned in seven equal Installments beginning in the rate of interest not. to exceed four per cent. Such a proposal, the governor point- ed out. would necessitate the anticipa- tion of the gasoline tax for seveo succeeding 1936. The joint conference committee seek- ing compromise on the widely differing house and senate beer bills recessed until 215 p. m, their Job s-JU -in- complete. DeMoUy Dance. Frederick and Hagerstown Chapters, Order of De-Molsy. are expecting a large attendance tonight at their joint dance to be held in the Brsddock dancliffc pavilion from until i o'clock with furnished by Billy Isaacs' "Commanders" from Baltimore. The patrons and for the dance will be: Mr. and Mrs. Harrv O. Schroe- Mr. and Mrs. Edgar K. Moore, Mr Sunuel G. Din-all. Mr. and Mrs. Harry E. Carty, Mr. and Mrs. Albert L. Brice. Mr. and Mrs Arthur Johnston. and Mr. and Mrs. Alton C. Whitmors. j Rayhugh M.chael u chairman of the) WASHINGTON VOTING ON DRY LAW'S REPEAL Seattle. Wash Aujr. 29 Pro- hibitionists talked of a "surprise" in the outcome and repeaUsts forecast an overwhelming victory as Washington expressed its will today on the Itttt amendment. Washington is the 34th state to vote on the question, the preceding V having solidly for repeal. Drys professed to be hopeful bat ttoe had on their side. George E. Starr. Democratic state chairman, said: "II there :s a representative every district in the state should go for repeal with the possible esctpttoB of the tenth." Said Emory Asbury. Becxer, a student at Wilson College lur- vl-.e. Martha. Wishtngton. fife of our fint President, alwavg called Lady Washington by Uw men in Washing- army. repeal: "This jUtf will tte who are predicuno; atate'a We are Ml ttttnt" ;