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   Delta Star, The (Newspaper) - October 6, 1937, Greenville, Mississippi                             READ THE'WANT ADS It to profitable JuUt to kaye. Maybe you have a discarded article tome- one would buy; or you are seeking employment 'ONE DAY AHEAD" f First In The Stalf.- VOLUME I, NUMBER CCLXXVIII GREENVILLE, MISSISSIPPI WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1937 PRIGE FIVE CENTS 35 Percent Of _ Y Campaign Goal First Pay Division 0 Leading Field Leaders, Workers To Meet At Breakfast This Morn- ing, to i, Unofficial tabulation late Tuesdiy evening raised the total of the opening day to ic With 35 oer cent of the goal of raised during the first day of their drive, leaders nnd workers in the Y. M, C. A. campaign will hold an'onthusias- tic meeting at a ciimoaign break- fast at the Y buildine, to this morning. The break-1 fast was announced last night and workers ate urged to at- tend. total of had been raised by last nipht. it was re- ported, with the O Division, led bv Colonel R. A. Hlnrkmon and Maior Bill Hunt, leadine tlio field willi a total of Division O hsd secured 13 contributions for that total. This Dlaces Division O's "hat" in the "ring.11 Contributions, as posted at campaign heydqunrlers. follow: Number Amount Pctge subscribers 14 Division n S121 -.10 13 Division O .17 13 Division Y SUB .14 11 Division S S135 .11 The special gifts division re- ported CO contributions for S3010. and the county committee reported GO contributions at S392.50. The Star------ Booklet By Dr. Shackelford Shown In Gotham if A booklet prepared by Dr. John Shackelford out- health program of the Washington county health de- partment, with special reference to child hygiene, is on display at the United States Public Health Association meeting which is taking place in Wow York this week. The book serves as an outline for health department and health council workers.- Dr. Shnckel- ford said yesterday. The book- let lists various clinics which are to be held during the year. The health council is an ad- junct to the county health de- pa rtrrtent, and carries on work in tho schools. Central school has achieved a record of 100 per cent dental corrections for the past nine years. Mrs. P. L. Mann lias been president of the health council since its beginning. The Star----- Weather Mississippi Partly cloudy Wednesday and Thursday. Arkansas Fair Wednesday Thursday. if ATLANTA, Oct. 5 (UP) p. m. and highest and lowest temperatures: Atlanta 74-70; Birmingham 78- 86; Boston 64-74; Chicago 7fi- 82; Denver 58-66; Fargo. N. Da- koto, 46-54; Helena 42-50; Hous- ton 78-88: Jackson 78-90; Kan- sas City 78-88; Memphis 78-86; Miami 80-90 New Orleans 78- 84; Oakland, Cal.. CG-72; Okla- homa City 88-94; Phoenix 82- 88; St. Louis 80-90; Washington 70-72. JAPS ATTACK BRITISH "AID" TO CHINESE ARMY Claim England Exports Mu- nitions, Airplanes, Aiding China TOKYO, Wednesday, Oct. 6 (UP) Japanese newspapers today bitterly -attacked Great Britain for supposedly "mater- ially aiding" the Chinese gov- ernment by exporting munitions and airplanes to China. The newspaper Asahi endued that'British planes were being flown into Chinese territory by Chinese pilots, provided with certificates to take the planes from Hong Kong.1 The Asahi also charged that "a certain power" had aided China in restoring service on the Hong Kong-Hankow railway line, and us a result the Chinese were "importing large quantities of anti-aircraft guns, machine- guns and trench mortars and other munitions from Kngland by way of Hong Kong." The newspaper commented that there was "nothing surprising" in this, "pointing out that Hie British had built the railway by "40 years of toil and millions oE pounds tn expenditures." The newspaper added, how- ever: "The fact must be emphasized that in so doing, Britain is only contributing to the prolongation of present hostilities, and encour- aging the Chinese to fight." The Dpmei Agency earlier re- ported Uhat six British bombing planes and five pursuit ships had been shipped from England to Hong Kong "and would be flown to Canton for use ugninst the Japanese naval air forces operat- ing iri South China. The agency said the plane's were sold to "China by the Brit- Vickers-Armstrong munitions concern. TWO WOMEN UNIONISTS SAY ATTACK ATTEMPTED Garment Organizers Claim Memphis Men Tried To Drag Them From Cab NORMAN SMITH -GANGED, BEATEN Smith Attack Follows His Radio Address To F.ord Motor Workers Kept Busy MEMPHIS, Tenn., Cot. 5 (UP) Two young women, -Tnerihers of Ws Internation.il Ladies' Calmer' Union, lold police lonhjht a half dozen men attempted tn drap them from a taxi a feu' moments after Norman Smith, for the United Automobile W o r k e r s' Union, was attacked and beaten. Miss Myrtle Kggleston, presi- dent of the local chapter of the II-GWU, an affiliate of the Com- mittee for Industrial Organiza- tion, said one o( the men told her and Miss Jackie Butler "to get out of town before we get you like we got that other guy." Miss Eggleslon said llicir tnxi ran past a red litjhl to escape from the men and rushed them to the police station. "1 never saw the men Miss Eggleston toltl police. "I rim sure, however, that I could iden- tify them if T see them Their car had a Kentucky li- Smith was beaten by a group of men shortly bcfnro lie to have made a radio ex- plaining CIO iiolicici ami plans to organize approximately 5000 Port! and Fisher Body plant workers. He suffered numerous lacera- tions about the liead, a' passible head fracture and internal in- juries. He was rushed to a hos- pital. The attack occurred as Smith and Harry Elder, another organ- izer for the Automobile Workers' were leaving a down- town radio station. Elder said one of the men "stuck a tjtia" in his ribs but that he escaped from them and rushed back into the lobby of the ho- tel. The "mob" psUed Smith and Klder to get in their cai- and when the organizers refused, they assaulted Smith. LEAGUE ASKS NATIONS GIVE Suggests City Council Votes Unanimously Fund For Malaria, Mosquito Control Further Talks On County T. B. Ward Next Week if Furlher discussions of a tu- bercular ward, proposed as n project by the Washington county board of supervisors, orobably will be held at a meet- ing next Tuesday E. IX Davis, acting president, said last night. The board last month set aside for construction of the ward, which will accomodate about 20 persons when complet- ed. Mr. Davis said thnt work on the matter had been delayed be- cause of absence of two mem- bers of the board at recently Conlintied on Page Eight Benoit Takes Lead In Delta Star Photo Contest if Benoit hns taken Ihe lead in the big 12-week contest for nmatour spon- sored by The Delta Slnr, Ihc contest -editor announced last night. Three cnlries from Be- noit had been received by noon yoslerday. Opening Monday, the contest is in its first week, with judging of the week's entries to be mode Saturday. All entries must be in the hands of the contest editor by Friday midnight, and winners will be announced Sun- day. Other towns with entries are: Tndianola, Cleveland. Glen Allan, Rolling Fork, Tlollandale, An- gnilla and Shaw. Greenville, so far, has only one entry- The contest is divided into three divisions: Outdoor scenes, informal snaps, children, etc.; portrait studies and indoor pictures. Contestants must use only small, inexpensive cameras, and all subscribers are eligible, providing that they are strictly amateurs. Three first and three second prizes will bo given ench week, with three first and three sec- ond grand prizes to be given at the expiration of the contest, 12 weeks hence. The weekly prizes will be and 50 cents, while tho grand prizes will be 510 and with merchandise and other valuables for more awards. The Star----- CORN "CORNER" DENIED CHICAGO, Oct. 5 (UP) Di- rectors of the Chicago Board of Trade tonight announced there was' "reason to suspect" mem- bers had violated trading rules in a recent attempt to "corner" the September corn market and ordered appointment of two com- mittees to investigate all charges and suspicions. (HIMAD1RKUID QuarantiS, Against Unjustified Aggressor japan Is Denounced As Ag- gressor Nation In Chinese War It An assurance that City Council would provide ap- propriations up tn annual- ly for mosquilo'and malaria con- trol; beginning in March, was given in a unanimous vote .of the councilmen last night at ttie regular monthly meeting. A score of interested citizens urged the council to provide the appropriations, arguing llinl mn- lavia costs the city annually a great deal more than the re- quested appropriation. Estimates were given the coun- cil by Dr. John Shnckclford Hint between and would be required annually to meet ex- penses of fighting mosouiloes and keeping down malaria. It was pointed out, however, that the estimates were rough and ;i survey will be required before actual expenditures can be es- timated. Survey of the city will bo made in the near future by cither Nelson Rector ot Dr. George Riley of the Division aT Malaria Control of the state health de- pa r  get along- side: him w h e n cameras clicked. Politicians don't do that unless they know it pays divi- dends. They don'l cluster around LI loser. DEAD PISIJ- Whiic it is quilc possible fnr Roosevelt to revive the court fnrfjix1 by bunching a new legis- lative attack, at the moment thai issue is as dead as a kippered There is lively interest in how he feels about Senators who threw him for a loss. But. on the Continued on Page Eight if Program for the STtli annual state convention of the King's Daughters and Sons, which opens October 13 and continues for three days, will include speeches by Mrs. Henry S. Elcy of Suf- folk, Va., international president, it was announced yesterday. This will be the fourth time thai Greenville has had the convention, and will be tlic first appearance of an international president at :i Mississippi .stale convention. The Greenville King's" Daugh- ters nnd Sons, the hostess cir- cle, is expecting representatives from circles in all sections of the state, it was said yesterday. Program for the convention, will open with a meeting of the executive board and officers Jit tlie residence of S. R. Geise at o'clock Wednesday, Oc- tober 13. At o'clock that evening Sfatc President -Mrs. J. W. WooKvinc of Yazoo City will give a dinner compliment- ing Mrs. Ek-y, the international president. Members of the exe- cutive board, officers of tho sUifr. organization, pn.-t presidents of tho King's Daughters nnd the president of the Memphis circles will present. Thursday a( !l o'clock. October 14, the convention will open a', ITolel Grccnville with registration of, delegates, tho convention proper beginning at 10 o'clock. Following the first session, "luncheon at the Country Club will be given at o'clock. Mrs. Louise Smith will bo toast- mnstcr and Mrs. Elcy the princi- pal speaker. At 4 o'clock flic same after- noon, Mrs. D. C. Montgomery will give a tea a I her home, which will be followed by a visiJ to the hospital and drive through the city. v At 7 o'clock Thursday evening o banquet at Hotel Greenville, with Mrs. Eley as guest speaker, will lake place. Will Francis will be toaslmnslcr and a-musi- cal program will be presented by Mrs. Lucille Strong and Mrs. on Page Eight Fort Worth Is Dixie Champ FORT WORTH, Tex., Oct. 5 (UP) Fort Worth's baseball loom won its seventh Dixie- Se- ries championship tonight when it defeated Little Rock, 9 to 0, in the fifth and final game of the current scries. Rig Ed Selway pitched for Fort U'orlh, winning his seoond victory of the series. The Cats started scoring when Mcl.eod singled in Die second in- ning, sending Moore home from second base. They added another in tho fifth, when Shelley doubled, ad- vanced to third on a single by McDowell, and got home on a single by Stcbbins. Demands World Peace In Speech Says United States Would Be Shown No Mercy By Aggressors CLEVELAND, Oct. 5 (UP) V President .Roosevelt's rial train left here for Hydev Purlc. N. at P. M. after a brief stop  y- "that America will escape, that it may expect- mercy, that thifi western hemisphere will not be- attacked" if the rest of the goes to war. "Mark you. he said .iri.v another passage, that emphatic phrose in his pre- pared address, "when aii ic of physical disease starts "to-V spread, the community approves and joins in a'quarantine of the patients in order to protect jthe'i: health of the community the spread of the Mnny who heard the" ment, applauded by thousands at the president's dedication Chicago's new "outer bridge, n WPA project, cred it in the light of League ofc Nations action on the Chinese' war and of a British for n world boycott against Ja-A the aggressor in the" un-j-V declared war on China. _ At the least, the statement.: was considered an implication V that the United Stales mafyven-iv tor international affairs more-.- deeply than has been the ,case .since the World war, Mr. Roosevelt recalled to his.'-; listeners the facts of the wars in Spain and China. "Without a declaration of war, and without warning or justifi- cation any he civilians, including women and children, :ute being ruthlessly murdered with bombs from air. "In times of so-called peace ships are being attacked and sunk .by submarines without cause or notice. "Nations are foment ing taking sides in civil wurfajffc in nations tEiat- have never done 'them nny harm. Nations claim- ing freedom for themselves deny it to others, "Innocent peoples and nations arc being cruelly to greed for power and supremacy which is devoid of all sense, of justice and humane considera- While asserting that violation of such pacts as the Kellogg- on Page Eight Continued on Page Eight Th e Wea th er Burea u Wa n ts Its Balloons Back; Tests Made if NFrW CHILEANS, Oct. T> (UP) The United States Weather IJureau wants its bal- loons hack. The balloons were Saturday from Vicksburg. Miss.. to Rnlcigh. N. C.. with attached instruments in the first effort by .such means to study a tropi- cal .storm. Presumably the bal- loons soared 20 miles up before they burst and let the recorded dalfi full back to earth. This is what the weather bureau wants. Weathermen waited two sea- sons to try out their "hunic-nnc The- blow winch swept harmlessly and mildly into Western Louisiana Sunday wasn't much of a storm, hut Washington and Massachusetts Institute of Technology gave the release order on the three-foot gas bags. At three-hour intervals, from 1 p. m. Saturday until 7 a. m. Sunday, the balloons look .aloft recording mechanism from Vicksburg, Montgomery, Ala.', Macon, Ga., and Halcigh. The. instruments recorded pressure, temperature and humidity of the air. Radiating bamboo sticks, each with a red streamer at- tached, protected instruments against breakage. W. F. McDonald, chief of the New Orleans Weather Bureau which recorded a 16r65-inch rain for -18 hours ending Sunday, said the object ot the-balloons was to record tropical rainfall. "When we understand the re- lease of energy in rainfall which. accompanies tropical dijuturbine- cs, and its distribution, we will more about how the storms MrBonaW said. He explained the loon data gathering was not new for or midwin- ter storms over wide areac.   

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