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   Delta Star, The (Newspaper) - July 12, 1938, Greenville, Mississippi                             This World of Ours Laic Bulletins, Qttirks And Briefed Fna- lures, Which Pnl the World on Your Front Porch THE 'ONE DAY AHEAD' VOLUME 1 Dies, 12 Hurt In Memphis Sewer MEMPHIS, Tcnn., July 1! (UP) One man was killed and 12 others wove injured tonight when a compress- ed air chamber exploded in ah underground sewer project _ here. Mike Decarola, 34, on of the snndhogs-underground at the time of the blast, was fatally injured. He died at a hos- pital a tew minutes after being taken there in an ambulance. None of the others was injured seriously. The men were working 110 feet under the ground where the explosion occurred. Anna Made An Impression NEW YORK, July 11 (UP) Mrs. Paul Cikann heard her husband talking in liis sleep. "Annn, lie "is n wonderful and good wife." The wife who heard him talking is naniud Jean. Today Ciknna was in magiitratc's court charged with 'bigamy after he allegedly admitted that he nlso was miirried to Anna Doubleski. A They Took Gas And Money In Stride ATLANTA, Ca., July II Bandits today robbed two em- ployes of an Atlanta department store of a "thief proof" satchel containing more ;han Sb'OOO in cash and in checks, and fled, with clouds of tear gas and smoke pourine from the money bag. Olin Howard and Hubert Ccker, the two 'employes of Kich s Inc., were carrying Saturday's receipts tu a bank A heavy-set man followed them to the entrance of the store and ordered thm to drop .the bag. Torpedoes and tear gas bombs were so! off automatically when (he bag was dropped Not Much Choice CLEVELAND, July 11 (UP) Robert Auljcr, 23, convict- ed of. drunkenness, was urilcrcil today to "junk your car (to pay a  Sr Half of Greenville might have turned the water tap 'his morning and found nothing out a gm-gh: will, which lo wash their fc.ces. The vcason the delinquent half of Green- ville got water instead of gur- gles is Charlie, who's the city's official offi7iai water cuUer- offer, is only a man cmd not an army. City Clerk Guy Drew an- nounced yesterday that only ir-lf the water consumers had Iheit cui-rnnl bills, which were due the city yesterday. I Hi: warned that unless the bills "are paid promptly. Charlie will have plenty of time to make the rounds. Yesterday the water depart- j mejit d-d a land office L-ollct-Uni; .-n-numl S2COO. ing for the new jobholders were Commissioners Negus, Knowl- Julius Thompson, and Pow- ers, with Commissioners Nichol- son, Brown nnd Toney opposing the replacements. Untouched by the reorganiza- tion wore Chief Engineer J, S.- Allen, his assistants, W. E, Klarn, W. C. Heaulnnd and K. N. cileton; Miss Vivian Broome, .slenograplier, nnd Tom' Pnrker, the jjimlor, all of wlidin were unanimously re-em ploy ecL Of prinripal interest lo tax- payers was the mot loo by Mr, Nicholson lo abolish the cotton tax this yea i1. Elimination of this tax not only saves planters of the district the fifty cents a bale assessment, but such inci- dental expenses as cotton tags are also done away wilh. wa's considerable additional spe- culation as to whether the action could not also save tlie expense of the board treasurer, whose principal duty is to collect this tax. He also signs rhecks wilh tile president, but it w.is pointed Women strikers in front of the American Can Com- pany's plant in Los Angeles wore .shorl skirts, panta- loons mid hair ribbons when (hey demonstrated iii protest ugainsf alleged hiring of higii school boys and girls in strike- bound northern California factories. Here are four of (he 150 women who "kidded" the company. FDR Denies New Farm Program Is Subsidy In Last Of Texas Speeches "A" if ic Tex., n (UP) President engaged in a tour of the imlion iji the1 interest of New Deal can- didates up for renoininatinn, lalt: totlny reaffirmed his- land use policy in a speech here and de- nied', that the Administration farm-iit'ograin copslitutes a sub- The speech climaxed a day of strenuous effort Jn Texas during wliich Mr. RuuscvL'lt bestowed the While House hk'ssiiig on five Lone Slai1 stale L-ongreysmOn by specifically men t ion i rig them in kindly words on the route west- ward from Fort Worth. Two New Denl opponents. Sen- ator Tom ConnaUy and Repre- sentative Ilatton Summers, hofh of whom fought the court reform plan, went unmeutionert although they accompanied the President on his special train. The speech "ut Amarilo wlas delivered at El I wood Park in IS FDR'S BLESSING WONDER POimCOL Today on Ptiye Eight 2 GOVERNMENT BARGES ARE FREED BY STRONG WIND if Two U. S, Engineering De- partment barges broke loose from the government fleet north of the wharf Sunday afternoon about o'clock und in a mud careening dash down Lake Fer- guson, narrowly missed inflict- ing costly damage of the Yacht Club cjuurterboal. The strong wind of Ihe Sun- day afternoon storm broke the two-inch muni la cables which, held the barges to the Test of the fleet, and blew the barnes into the Ynchl Club hurboi. The barges, which were tiud togeth- er, were coming point-blank at the side of the when at the lust minute Hie wind shift- ed and slowed the movement of the- considerably. The barges, however, struck (lie ends of the stairs in which .small bouts nrt1 kept anchored lo tfic side of the' Yacht Club. This stopped the barges, and no real damage was done. Several cables hold- ing Yacht Club anchored were broken, and the anchors attached to other c.ibics were dragged, but no other damage was done, either to tlie Yacht Club or to Ihe barges, The U. S. E. D. towboat "Car- roll" came down lo the Yacht Club and pulled the two barges back to the fleet. The barges, one a small one to trans- port men from and to work and the other a large flat-lop steel craft; were not gone from the fleet more, than 20 or 30 min- ulcA, according to ci government fleet employee. Partial Test Conies in Hot Oklahoma Primary WASiriNOTON. July 11 The political value.of the White House blessine to a Democrat involved in a hot pri- mary fight will he partially test- ed at the Oklahoma polls to- morrow for the first lime .since President Koo.sL'veli began his invasion of slutt? contests in IK--" haJf of New Dealers or "liber- als." .Numerous factors combined to make tlie test incomplete. Firs I, President Roosevelt was more cautious in his endorsement of Sen. Elmer Thomas, New Deal candidate for renoininalion, in his Oklahoma City speech Sat- urday than he was on the duy before when he forcefully urged Kentucky Democrats to return Ins Senate Majority Leader Al- ben W. -Barktey, to The President limited his pat" on the back for .Thomas to ;i description of him as "my" good friend." Likewise, where he publicly A, H. (Happy) Chandler, Bark cpponenl, Mr, Roosex'elt com- plimented Gov. K. W. Mnrhnid, one of Thomas' foes, for bis co- operation with the national ad- ministration. Thomas hns t'Laitn- ed White IFousc Mippurl Marland lias urged voters lo "go forward with Itoosevell arid Marland." The re.strainrd rndrtrseincnt of Thomas aroused .speculalimi nnd con jet lire, but Thomas was iltiotcd in Oklahoma City a.s saying the President went fur enough. The mo- netary expert explained that while the Chief did Franco Tri6s To Win Before 2nd Anniversary HENDAYE, Franco-Spanish -Frontier, July 11 (UP) Three Insurgent .speni'hcotls udvnnced tod.iy toward Sagunto and Va- lencia ns Generalissimo Franco sought lo enter gunlo and force Iho collapse of the cnlire Valencia defense be- fore July 17, lh.fi second anni- versary of Ihn Spanish civil war. Bitter fighting was in con.slnnt progress high in the Sierra F.s- .is Insurgent troops swept across the heights and down the southern mountain slopes toward Segorbe, key to the vital Loyal- ist defenses of Sagunto and Va- lencia. Franco's aviators cruised over the rugged Terrain, bombing Loyalist defenses and culling the Segorbe Sagunto railroad in many places. The Insurgents Iheir bombs with propa- Continued on Page Eight Continued on Putm U.S. WON'T MOVE SKIPS Powers Ignore japan's Third Request to Scram if- SHANGHAI, Tuesday, July Great UHlain Unlay ignored a third request by Ja- pan lhat she induce her nationals to evacuate Die Hankow war and remove her ships. The United Slules was expected to do likewise when the new ,fa- puiR'se nule is received. The Japanese, increasingly ccmdlintoi-y toward foreign pow- ets because of their desire to ar- range a truce once the Hankow area is occupied, were worried at the possibility of a new Panay incident. An American and a BvilLsh gunboat dirortly tu the line of their aerial hombhig opera- tions below the Chines: provis- ional capital. The two war vessels, the U. S. S. Monucacy and H. M. S. Cock- chafer, moved back down the Ynngtse river late yesterday and lock up stations off the installa- tions of the Standard Oil Col of New York and the British Asiatic Petroleum Co., about three miles below Kiukking, which the Ja- panese .shelling wilh pow- erful naval rifles. The acting British consul. C. K, Whitiimorc, said Britons in Han- kow and adjacent areas would not he removed in compliance with Japan's request and that il was the responsibility of the Ja- panese armed farces to avoid Hritons and their properly. U. S. Ambassador Nelson T. Juhnsun had not yet received the new Japanese nole, the third in a fortnight, but said the nl- lilude of the United States prob- ably would be the same as in the the Japanese note.> have been ignored. The note, issued by the Japanese naval command in Shanghai, requests nationals of third powers lo evac- uate the areas around Sinyang, Hankow, Kiukfemg, Killing, Nan- chang, Chuchow, Clmnysha ond Yoi'how, Hughes Takes Off Moscow Shortly Record FIRST GRAIN TWO GET LIFE CIRCUIT COURT Two New Juries Impanell- ed; Many Cases Handled if Two defendants were found guilty of murder and their fixed at life imprisonment by jury as Ihe criminal term of Ch tniil Court opened yeslerduy at tlie Washington County Courl House. JudKe S. K. Davis of In- diaiiola is presiding over the tri- bunal. The criminal term follows a two weeks' civil term of which had previously been delayed n week by Judge Davis1 illness. The court yesterday disposed of an unusually Inrgp number cases for' Ihe opening day. Two new juries were impan-: elled yesterday, and include lh.e following: Jury No. t: P. H. Frank Ray, T. W. .W.' H, Crump, Thomas Hendrix, George- H. CriltendETi, J, W. Hopkins. George Helms, K. A. D. Kinhiy. Jury No. 2: Julius Miiyor, J. C. Jasper, KnsseU Nttil, R. I.. Marble. CJ. W. Pigs, .1. E. Jeff- n-y.s, S. Flanagan, T. C. Maul- din, W. H. Ashley, C. F. Hall, J. H. Shoffner C.. U Seals. The day's dispositions folluw: Stale uf Mississippi vs. Hun Williams, jury and vt-rdh-l tif guill v as L'hnrgrd uf burglary and larceny. .State ol itlississippi vs. Ander- son Angle, jury and verdict of guilty of manslaughler on mur- der charge. State of Mississippi vs. Clar- ence Frecdou. jury and verdict of guilty of manslaughter un murder charge. Slate of Mississippi vs. Ernest Webster, j u ry and verdicl of guilty of manslaughter on mur- der charge. Stale of Mississippi vs. Clar- t-nce bane, jury verdict of guilty as charged of murder, sen- tence fixed at life imprisonment. Stale of Mississippi vs. Ed- mund Pcrrymnn, negro, jury and verdict of guilty an charged of murder, sentence fixed at life imprisonment. State uf Mississippi vs. Sam Jones, jury and verdicl of guilty as charged of grand liineny. State of Mi.-ttissipp] vs. Loruy Council's Exemption Paves Way fuf Only Such Struc- ture in North Mississippi Acitoh by 'the City Council in exemptiny for a period uf five yooi-s ult but real estate yeslerduy pjived the way for the conslruclior] in GreenvilhV of the first grain elevator in Nprlh Mississippi. The elevator. which will have u capacity of 'JQO.UOO bushels and which will cost u.n estimated ID will be built by the Mis- sissippi Valley Grain, and Feed Company on the company's pro- perty at Clay and Long streets. J. II. Kent, manager of the Greenville unit, appeared be- fore Uie -City Council yesterduy when the lux exemption wus granted. The company, Inj suid, will purchase corn, oats. and soybeans; offering a ciish market for the Helta farmer. Mr, Kent will probably appeal- before -the Board of Supervisors today lo 'seek exemption from county ,-laxes. -The Council in af session Mast iiighl. renewed Ihe vdoy quaran- -to become effective July und to extend until August ;lq. Action was taken on Hie rc- sipijini en Nation of Jhe health de- "ent.. t Vln the ,ulght session, th ColincillimVioViSed to advertise fur- bids on u to be used in Ihe new WPA pro- gram begun yesterday. The Council yesterday :dso considered a proposal for a" pub- lic scale, to he owned .nnd op- erated by the City, The propo- sition was referred to commit- tee for study. ROCKS HOLY LAND More Than Dozen Killings Swell Week's Deaths to Near Hundred JERUSALEM, July 11 (UP) Uomb explosions and guiii'iif look more than a duxen lives in the Holy Land today in ;i re- newal of violence which in a week iiijs killed almost 100 per- sons and wounded twice that many. At lead! 13 persons were killed today. Several others were ser- iously wounded. Bombs were thrown into three buses here filled with Jews homeward bound. The driver of (jne bus killed the bomb-thrower before he could escape. A second bomb killed two Jewish passeng- ers and wounded 12, four .seri- ously; the third bomb injured two Jews. Three of those killed were Jewish supernumerary police. One was an Arab police com- rnandant. Three were "rebeli" killed by British police in a clash with an armed band near Mount Tabor. British troops and police, al- ready reinforced by bluejackets and marines from the battle Conlinjici! on Puyc flight But House Will Receive- Measure Inter Tliis Week -k JACKSON, Miss., July 11 (UP) The Mississippi Munic- ipal Officers' Association, uppcs- ing major features of three home- stead exemption bills, today won delay in Senate deliberations but the House committee set hearing for Wednesday and the bills were due to reach Ihe floor of Ihe low- in1 House this week. Although the cities officials wanted until July 20, the Senate- committee voted 7-G lo hear Iheir objections and suggestions next Monday at 2 p. m. Chairman W. A. Williams of the House ways and means committee said the association warded a hearing Wednesday and "we gave them they wanted." Despite House action being de- layed until early next week and Senate action longer on the ex- emption, Governor Hugh While remained firm in not submitting olher mailers tu legislative special session until the tax pro- posal was out uf the way. Compromise On Plan To Aid Nazi Refugees EVIAN. France, July II (UP) The United Sln'.es tuiiiyht compromised its demnrub the permanent i e- fugces organization be cmpaw- I'rod to help refugees of all na- tionalities, thus Clem-ing the for establishment uf the oriian- in Ixjndnn at the cnj of July. Great Britain ami France maintained Hint the new organi- sation should help only refuses from greater Germany. The three powers finally agreed Mm tlie inter-governmental commit- tee should settle the question itself when it meets in London late this month. The agreement t of the thvco delegations hus been embodied Cuts Lindberg's Paris Tihi in Half Repairs Delay Sec- ond Leg of World Flight i.E BOURGET TIRPOH' PARIS. Tuesday, July---. Howard Hughes shot his giai silver monoplane, into the1 a early today and headed for Mo: cow on the second leg of his ai flight, just, a te< hours after lie Innded here on record-breaking flight, just a fe hours after he landed here b a record-breaking flight fror New York, in 10 hours and 3 minutes. The- commander of Le Airport said lhat officials ther were under the impression ,thi the port side landing Hughes' plane gave way whi he wu.s taking off. are nidiuing him to tak utmost pi-ecaulions when ing at he said. Iliighi-s and his four flyin companions, pausing only snatch a fciv hours of resty go away ut a. rri. Paris tirri p. m. Monday, EOT) slreaj ing eastward over the dark va ley of the Marne ioward Get many. The lanky American, gunnin for the late Post's Ybum the-world record of 7 days, hours, 49 minutes, yesterda eclipstd all records (or Atlaht crossings by piloting in 16 hour 38 minutes his twin-motore Lockheed over the great circ route from New. York to Paci route blazed by Colons Charles A. yeai This was less than Half t! time of l.indbcrg's of ift. jjij, 1927lV Hushes' take-pif "for Mb'sc< was delayed until after inidn'ig by the necessity for repairs his plane. Hughes had intendi to take off at dawn, but he w awakened shortly after 11 p. r and notified of changing'wealh conditions on his route into Ru sia. Hughes spent 15 ininut closely studying maps, while tr two 1 lOO-horsepower wore turning over in front of tb hangar. Due to Ihe fact th European airways are nol usua ly well lighted, as America courses are, it was necessary mark natural landmarks to guic his navigators. The plane wus taken far on the end of the runway f military planes, due to the fa that a pile of loose dirt bloctu tlie north end. Hughes lo fight the plane as it over rne field, but took it in the air smoothly and in a fe seconds it wa.s lost from viev.' Before taking off, Hugh spoke briefly over a French r ContiniiL-d I'ayc Eiijlit Rankin Asks Co-Op Oil M'ills To Fight Trusts Miss., Ju 11 (Ul'J Ut-p. John lianki U., Miss., today followed up h appe.ii to Preside KoojeveU for investigation the "cottonseed trust" by tel graphing .Secretary of Ai-ricu tine Henry A. Wallace "askin assistance in establishment oil mills. Hiinkin said the mill; would protect the frrnie in the pric.1 of their c-oltcnseet Thr.v would be thro.lg the farm Credit inuk-r his plan. Tile charged the "cottonseed tu which fixes the f.iice of cotloi :-ced and also paiLCl; out terr lory to prevent compet-lio the cotton farmers of t SVuth c.f dollar.; annually." Continued on Eight IN LAUREL AREA -A- LAUREL, Miss., July 11 (UP Cyclonic winds in this se lion of Southeastern Mississip late today caused considerab properly damage and broug torrential A dipping funnel that rippe up 300 feet of roofing scatter pile-up timbers at the Bn Lumber Company loading for a loss. An rstimat one-inch rain fell in one hour Ten" miles west of Cenlervll farm buildings nnd trees 'wcr blown down. There wns no r port of injury.   

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