Moberly Monitor Index, February 19, 1940

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Moberly Monitor-Index (Newspaper) - February 19, 1940, Moberly, Missouri i! C H Jl f f MOBERLY MONITOR-INDEX and MOBERLY EVENING DEMOCRAT 8 Pages VOLUME 21 HJBMBER ASSOCIATED PIUESS FULL LEASED WIHE SERVICE MISSOURI, MONDAY 19, 1940 JUGJBimJLY MONITOR. JHOBKKJLX INDEX, EST. 1016 MOBERLY DEMOCRAT, JEST. 1S73 TO FINLAND Jesse Jones Would Extend Credit If Little Nation Still Had a Chance HIS VIEWS TO HOUSE COMMITTEE Advance Al- ready Virtually Approved in Bill Passed in Senate WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 Jesse Jones, Federal Loan ad- ministrator, expressed willingness today to grant additional credit to Finland as long as she was "still fighting with a chance to He took this attitude before the a pending bill Senate. uto has borrowed Tones told the committee that defaus of loans in the past without military action to col- lect Russia, declared wa, -or the President proclaimed a state of an, a problem woulcT arise as to what disposition should be made of the commitment. -We would obviously, be ofetPd to pay for merchandise that Plreadv had been purchas- ed- tte loan administrator testi- fied. "Whether we would ship it is another matter." what security the rt Bank would have fo to F inland Jones said this country, but that it. had been made on the assumption that Finland would endure. "I have thought that the Fin- nish people would carry on in some form and their Jones declared. Roosevelt May Return On P acif ic SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, .Feb. 19 Roosevelt, cruis- ini Somewhere in the Pacific, to- day indicated in a message to Gov. William D. Leahy, of Puerto Rico, that he would not return to an Atlantic port on his way homeward. Mr Roosevelt inspected Pan- ama 'canal defense, zones yester- day and then proceeded through to the Pacific. Governor Leahy had invited Mr. Roosevelt to stop at Puerto Rico on the return voyage. The mes- sage from the President's ship, the cruiser Tuscaloosa, said the President rgeretted he could not accept Gov. Leahy's that he would not be back through Puerto Rican waters, Nazis Are Storing Oil In Rumania BUCHAREST, Feb. 19. Germany was reported today to be storing tens of thousands tons of Soviet oil in Rumanian- reser- vors for transshipment up the Danube when the spring thaw comes. Three more Soviet tankers docked last night at Constanta. The Bucharest government is-said to have turned over to German use huge storage tanks there in hope of mollifying Berlin over the lag in Rumanian oil production available for Germany under an agreement of Dec'. 21. Licenses Are Issued Here Approximately licenses for passenger cars and truck licenses have been issued at the local automobile license office, ac- cording to Mrs, L. M. McCabe, local license agent. The number is well ahead of the number is- sued at this time last year, Mrs. McCabe said. The deadline on state tags ex- pired Thursday at midnight One truck driver already has been fined on a charge of operating his car on the 1039 license in this county The War In Brief (By The Associated Press) army nears Viipuri; Koivsto fort isolat- ed as Russia announced new gains against embattled Finns. de- stroyer sinks with 157 men; two German merchantships captured; British owned American securities taken over by government. GJESSINGFJORD, Norway- Status of -German prison- ship Altmark troubles Nor- way under pressure from two belligerents. BERLIN Germany op- poses British efforts to have Oltmark interned. PARIS Twenty killed when French patrol falls in- to German v ambush. SALESMAN SLAIN BY WOMAN BANDIT Texan First Forced to Dis- robe, Killed in 'Rice Field as He Begs for Life HE HAD PICKED UP PAIR OF ROBBERS OVER POLES' FACTORIES Farms and Forests Also Confiscated to Guarantee National Sustenance MOVING- OF FARM WORKERS CONTINUES LAKE CHARLES, Feb. 19 Henry Reid said to- day he had placed a charge of murder against JVtf's. Claude Henry, 24-year-old f Beaumont, Tex., brunette, for the slaying of a 200-pound salesman who knelt naked in 'a rice field .near here and begged for his life. The woman, the sheriff said, led officers Saturday to a rice straw stack where they found the bullet-pierced body of J. C. Gal- loway, 41, of Houston, Tex. Sheriff Ried gave a coroner's jury yesterday what he said was Mrs. Henry's account of the slay- ,ing: u Mrs. Henry and a man she re- fused to identify were picked up by Galloway last Wednesday be- tween Tex., and Vinton, La. Both were heavily armed from a Beaumont, Tex., robbery netting ..JS guns. Woman Shot Him They forced the salesman' into the rumble seat of his car, shut the. door and took him to a de- serted rice -field. "I made him take off all lus clothes .and then I tfte" sheriff quoted Mrs, Henry :as say- ing. Meantime, Galloway was pleading for his life.' The sheriff said the, woman re- lated that she and her compan- ion planned later it'o. rob a bank at Stuttgart, Ark., but "he turned yellow and we had trouble. "I hit him with my pistol butt and left him unconscious in the car between Camden and El Dor- ado, she was quoted. Captain 'Dohn W. Jones of the Louisiana State Police said the woman had been identified as the wife of Claude H. (Cowboy) Henry, serving a 50-year1 sentence in Texas for the slaying of Ar- thur Sinclair, special policeman of San Antonio. FBI Makes Search The woman, a bride of two months, called her. accomplice "a little yellow The Federal Bureau of Investi- gation began a search for the missing male companion of the woman. Paul Kitchin, in charge of ..the FBI in Orleans, said today his agents were interested only in finding Galloway's stolen car but that the search for the ma- chine would include a hunt for the woman's companion. Labor Mediation Agency Proposed By Sen. Wagner WASHINGTON, Feb. 19. new agency to mediate between employer and employe in labor disputes was proposed today by Senator Wagner and drew at least a measure of bi- partisan support. Wagner, author of the National Labor Relations Act, said his new suggestion would not "merge or conflict in any way" with that law. Landon Approves Frank's Report TOPEKA, Feb. 19. M- Landon, titular head of the Re- publican Party, voiced approval today of the special program com- mittee's report for guiding the G. O. P. in the coming cam- paign. "It is a good report sound and the 1936 presi- dential nominee said. Landon did not approve crea- tion of the committee two years ago Scores of Thousands Are Involved in Shifting- Populations BERLIN, Feb. 19. Marshal Hermann. Wilhelm ing, Germany's economic dictator, today in effect decreed confisca- tion of all factories, farms and forest lands in former Polish ter- ritory now incorporated in the Reich. The order exempted only pro- perty owned by German nationals before Sept. 1 when the German invasion of Poland started. Such lands and forests, includ- ing those "confiscated by the Reich's commissar for strengthen- ing German are to be managed by the state "to guarantee national Goering ordered. Public operation applies to all belongings, rights, claims, inter- est and shares involved in such factories or lands. The decree does not apply, how- ever, to the "governor section of Poland which has not been incorporated in the Reich though under German rule since partition of the republic by Rus- sia, and Germany. Scores of thousands of farm- hands arev being brought to'.var- ious parts of Germany from Ger- man-occupied Poland to till Ger- man soil, it was announced to- day. Five thousand agricultural la- borers are being brought from Warsaw each day. Before many 'weeks elapse Krakow area alone ig expected to supply iOOO Polish farmhands. The announcement said that ten trains, each carrying, about 500 have Warsaw- each since last Thursday, and that they will con- tinue -departing on this scale through March 2. It was announced also that be- tween and White Russians and Ukrainians. will be transferred before the end of February to the Russian-occupied sections' of Poland from the Pol- ish territory occupied by Ger- many and known as the "gover- nor-general's area." On the other hand, Poles now living in Polish territory oc- cupied by the Russians will be moved to the "governor-general's area" that part not annexed by Germany, DAYS OF DAMP WEATHER AHEAD Snow or Rain Over Most of State; Little Change of Temperature Indicated f ST. LOUIS, Feb. 19 and rain continued falling over most of Missouri today and in- dications pointed to several more days of gloomy damp 'weather with little change in temperature. A mixture of 'snow, semi-sleet and rain over the week-end made it unpleasant for pedestrians as well as motorists. Several inches of Nslush- covered the ground in places'and the state highway pa- trol reported many highways were dangerously slick. -The heaviest snowfall was re- ported around Joplin where it ranged downward from six inches Springfield had five inch- es, Rolla four, and Willow Springs three. Columbia, Jefferson 'City and other Central -Missouri localities had between 2V3 and 3% inches of snow and it was still falling today. Kansas City had 1V2 inches overnight and it was still falling there. Close to two inches of snow also covered the ground at Seclalia and 'St. Joseph, with a light fall reported at Hannibal, Maryville and Kirksville. .Poplar Bluff reported a steady rainfall since Saturday noon and it started snowing at Cape Gir- ardeau this morning on top of a 1.75 inch rainfall. Snow turning to sleet beat fat. in the face all day Sun- day. K was raining lightly here this morning.________ New Home Agent MASS Marjorie Sickle, Bad Axe, Mich., who today assumed her duties as this county's first home demonstration Her -work will deal mostly with activities of women's extension? clubs of the NEW HOME AGENT BEGINS HER WORK Miss Marjorie Sickle Plans Visits to All Rural Extension Clubs Miss Mar jorie Sickle of Bad Axe, assumed duties today as Randolph County's first coun- ty home demonstration agent. Her office will be with that of Coun- ty Agent Glenn C. Pittengeir and the County Agricultural Con- servation Association committee at West Reed, street. Miss Sickle was in the office this morning, but this afternoon went, with'.Mrs, Aubrey Brown, to Columbia to participate in ;a Home and Community' Training School. -Tomorrow through Fri- day she will attend a recreational training1 conference at Paris; along with several women ex- tension club leaders of the county, PHELAN NAMED Acting Head of -Moberly District Office Confirmed by State Chief SWAN MCDONALD ALSO CONFIRMED Clark Blocks Bill Thai Would Ban Lottery, Liquor Ads On Radio WASHINGTON. Feb. 19 By demanding seven time-con- suming "quorum calls" -In succes- ion, Senator Clark Mis- Senate action to- day on a bill to prohibit lottery and liquor advertising on the.-ra-. The unusual procedure delayed the Senate's business to such an extent that Senator- (DenW, Colorado, author measure, announced he would not press for its immediate considera- tl0Johnson said his bill had been pending for a year and denounced "the present obstructionist tac- tics" 'as "not in keeping with the dignity of the Senate." Clark re- plied that he had a right to demand the quorum roll calls and that he expected to op- pose the bill "by every possiDie means." H, P. (Pete) Phelan was .con- firmed' Saturday as the director of the Moberly District WPA of- fice by Col. B. Marvin Casteel, state administrator. The order al- so confirmed Swan T. McDonald as director of operations for the district. Mr Phelan has been, with the local district WPA office since 'it was first opened here, and since Judge Henry Riedel's resignation fall he has ,be'en acting dis- trict director. When the office was opened here Mr, Phelan became assist- ant director under .Jim Hblman. When the Hannibal, St. Joseph and Moberly districts were con- solidated, and Moberly made dis- trict headquarters, Mr. Phelan be- came district director of opera- tions, with Mr. Riedel becoming 'director and-Mr. Holman his as- sistant. .With Mr. Riiedel's resigna- tion, Phelan became acting di- rectory Holman having resigned sometime" before. Mr. McDonald has been em- ployed at the office here since about one month after it was established." He first was planning engineer and then was named as- sistant director of operations.. He held that post until Mr. Phelan became acting district director, when he became acting director of operations. Paraguay Calm As President Makes Himself Dictator HULL PAID TRIBUTE BY Secretary Highly Praised as Chief Asks Trade Pact Renewal WEEK OF DEBATE ON BILL BEGINS G-.O.P. Was a Grab-fest, Declares the North Carolinian- Feb. 19. Rep. Doughton opening debate today on the reciprocal trade coupled an unre- served endorsement of the system with a tribute "to the "statesman- ship" of Secretary Hull. Doughton, .chairman of tlie Ways and ;Means Committee and floor manager "of the legislation, said that the system of Repub- lican tariff writing, in contrast, wa's a "grab-fest" which produced "log-rolling, horse-trading 'and back-scratching." Asserting that the present Democratic administration. had "met the problem squarely" with the reciprocal trade program, Doughton urged the House to ap- prove a resolution which would continue that system for another three years. Predict House Approval, The program will expire June 12, unless renewed. House Democratic leaders said there was -no doubt that the House -would approve the renewal when the roll is call- ed toward the end of this week. "I cannot conclude my remarks in support of this v far-sighted-: and extremely beneficial Doughton said, rn earing -the end, of his "without rendering a tribute to the one, above all other, whose statesmanship, broad experience, wisdom, foresight, tact and perseverance have made the administration of the recipro- cal trade so successful, "In my .opinion, the" Honorable Corde'Il HulL is one. of the great- est1 secretaries, of state this na- tion has overproduced." GOP Committee Suggests Eleven "Guiding for Platform; Would Modify New Deal Measures WASHINGTON, "Feb. 19. Recommendations for aiding Am- erican industry and achieving a balanced budget, in 1942 were contained today in 11 "guiding principles''' offered the Republi- can, Party for possible inclusion in its national platform. Reporting on a two-year sur- vey, a special'program committee of .more than 200 Republicans pic- tured the new deal as "misunder- standing economic America" and falling into "fatalism of outlook.'.' It outlined the Republican posi- tion as favoring an expanded "free enterprise" in the, belief that ''our private economy has not come to a dead end." The document, will be available to the platform com- mittee at the June 24 convention. There is no indication whether the uroposals actually' will be in- corporated in the platform, since they are merely advisory and since creation of the '.program by Dr. Glenn Frank-was attended by disagree- ment among party leaders: General Principles The report, labeled, "a program for a dynamic outlined these general principles: 1. The United States should keep out of war through a "tight rein on our emotions" and (Continued on 4 ALTMARK REMAINS IN NAZI HANDS 'crats" "in Opposition, House members lined up for one of the biggest battles of the of the administration's reciprocal trade program. Both sides claimed victory. They agreed, however, that what- ever the outcome, the trade pacts will be an issue in .the election for President Roose- velt and Secretary Hull have made the a keystone of their foreign policy. Leaders decided to let debate; continue throughout the week on a resolution extending, the pro- gram -for three years after its. June 12' expiration date. Coffee (D-Neb) asserted that 40 Democrats would vote with the Republican's on an amendment to require Senate rat- ification of each trade pact. Says Riders Will Fail Rep. Boland of Pennsylvania, the Democratic whip, expressed the view that Coffee's amendment ,and all others would fail. Some of those leading the Re- publican fight said there was no chance of killing the entire meas- ure in the Their hope, they said; centered on the Senate rati- fication amendment. Coffee asserted that if this amendment were tadopted, he would vote for .approval of the extension measure. Many advo- cates of the trade program, how- ever, contend that- it would be nullified by a provision for Sen- ate approval of each treaty. While the House turned to the trade problem, the Senate was occupied with minor legislation, Committees M both chambers went ahead with their study of appropriation bills in an effort to cut federal spending. Watch Weather Man. House, economy advocates are keeping one eye, on the weather (Continued on 4) ASUNCION, Paraguay, .Feb. 19 decree by President Gen. Jose Felix Estigarribia making himself virtual- dictator of 'Para- guay because "our nation has reached' the edge of horrible an- was received with calm throughput the nation today', Paraguay .'has'' beefe struggling to reconstruct herself -after the long Chaco war with'1 Bolivia and the effects of the depression. American experts have been brought' to this country to help settle economic "problems. Trade Situation "Very Serious" Japanese Say V TOKYO, Feb. 19 Describ- ing the Japanese-United States trade situation as "very serious, a foreign office spokesman said today Japan, .had made her tinai offer" to remedy the non-treaty status. Yakichiro Suma, foreign office told newpapermen Japan hoped for a newt treaty to replace the one the United States abrogated Jan. 26, but the situa- tion now depends upon the future attitude of the United States DRAMA OF LIFE AND DEATH IN TWO ACTS RIDGBPIELD PARK, N. J., Feb. 19. June 4, 1921, f Patrolman John Smith of Ridgefield Park emergency call and helped the stork deliver a son, Vincent, to Mrs. Harry Kelty en route to a hospital. Smith answered an emerg- ency call today. He found a youth-had been killed by an automobile while changing a tire The victim was Vincent Kelty, '18, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry WEATHEK Tuesday. Light snow, in east and south tonight. Not much change in temperature.- For. Central Missouri: tonight and Tuesday; some lignt snow this afternoon and toiugnt. Not much change in temperature., lowest about 30. Weather Record Maximum temperature Satur- day, 41; minimum, 30. Maximum temperature yester- day, 44; minimum, 30. .Low last night 30. Temperature at this af- ternoon, 34. German Ship Aground Near Sliore as Legal Bat- .tie-Rages GJESSINGFJORD, Norway, Feb 19. German prison. ship Altmark lay aground here so close to shore today that sight- seers could see blood staining the ice of fjord, memento of the brief battle when the British de- stroyer Cossack maneuvered the Altmark into shallow water and sent a raiding party aboard.-to1 rescue the prisoners. The Nazi swastika flew at half- mast for the seven or more mem- bers of the German crew who died in the fight. Five -who were killed and two who: died later of, in juries were to be buried today in a-little churchyard here with services conducted by a German pastor from "Oslo. How many died was not known definitely, however, as searching- parties still dragged the fjord for ssome believed to have drowned. While ithe British German Norwegian legal battle raged, over the Altmark's fate, she remained in possession of her German crew. Some members who fled ashore, over the wedging in their ship and Waehed a farmhouse; Wr- their all-night wandering have been sent back. r The Altmark apparently is be- ing watched closely by four Brit- ish warships which cruised throughout yesterday just beyond territorial waters while three small Norwegian nayal vessels guarded the neck of the five- mile-long fjord. 20 Frenchmen Slain On Western Front PARIS, Feb. 19. French patrol fell into a German ambush before dawn today in a central sector of the western front, and abouf20 men were killed. The casualties were the heav- iest suffered by the French so far in any single skirmish of patrol warfare. Usually only two or three soldiers have been killed in brief exchanges of fire. The clash marked a quickening of western' front activity as strong German raids were' re- pulsed Saturday and Sunday. Motor Crash Breaks Up Church Service JAPAN WILL NEED AMERICAN COTTON Stocks Can't Be Obtained Elsewhere Immediately, Say Federal Officials WASHINGTON, Feb. 19. The Agriculture Department de- clared today that despite efforts to develop sources of supply else- where, Japan will continue to need much more raw cotton than can terminus of the line.) from far-. The Finns said "piece by WIPED OUT BY FINNS Russians Slain or Taken Prisoner on Lake Ladoga Front A 'GREAT HELSINKI REPORTS No Mention of Soviet Claims of Penetrating Mannerheim Line By THOMAS F. HAWKINS HELSINKI, Feb. 19. Red army's 13th division, swollen to men by was reported by the Finnish hign command today to have been sur- rounded and near Syskyjarvi, 1-5 miles from the Russian frontier northeast of Lake Lodoga. The Finns said about all of 000 were killed or taken prisoner, (No mention was made by the Finnish communique of Russia's announcement of further pentra- tion of the Mannerheim defense line along- the Karelian isthmus, and isolation of an important pi- votal Fort Atkovisto, western SEDALIA, MO., Feb. W An automobile-truck crash broke up services at the Calvary Epis- copal Church. Gasoline 'from the damaged gasoline transport truck flowed into the became ignited and set fire to'five parked cars ot They and then- friend rushed from their pews to fight- the blaze. No one was in- jured. _______ 1K1LLEMHURT IN GAS BLAST .Leak Causes Explosion, Firing a Residence in Maryland' SAVAGE, Md., Feb. 19. One woman was kilted and nine persons were injured today when a gas leak and explosion wrecked a home which was then destroyed by fire. Mrs. Thomas Ridgeway, 68, died and her daughter, Catherine, was overcome by a gas leak de-r tected by another daughter, Mrs. Helen Linder, who collapsed as she telephoned Dr, Richard Shipley, With the aid of an inhalator and crew rushed from Baltimore, neighbors and members of the family, Dr. 'Shipley revived the 'two .daughters. The explosion followed, ripping out a side wall of the two and one-half story dwelling. Three persons- were blown out of the hduse and the two wom- en, among others, again were rendered unconscious. With two members of the inhalator crew, Mrs Linder and Miss Ridgeway were- taken to Baltimore hospit- als Five others were cut and bruised, but'.none was believed seriously injured. be immediately .obtained from far eastern sources. This will require Japan to con- tinue purchasing American cot- ton, the department said. "Although cotton exports from the United States so far this sea- son are below the level of last season at this time, the com- petitive position of American cot- ton in Japan is reported as 'fav- it added. "There is still a possibility that for the season as a whole, Japan- ese imports of American cotton may show some increase over last year's low figure." Japan's, efforts to develop sources of supply closer at home are reflected in a sharp drop of imports .of American cotton in recent years. In the 1938-39 season those im- ports totaled bales, com- pared with a seasonal average of bales. i The department'J said there ivas a possibility; that the European .war might increase markets for Japanese textiles. f age of land's strpng; defense the 'isthmiisT TWO otlier Russian WILL KEEP A CLOSE WATCH ON POLITICS races was promised today by Gillette Iowa. I don't care who it Sen. Gillette Promises a Vigorous Policing of the National Campaign WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 While the presidential quickened following the selection of national, convention dates, a vigorous policing of 1940 elections by a special Senate committee Senator ________ hits or whereTt hits, it's to the interest of all American., citizens to keep elections Gillette said.'Tm sure it's the intention of this com- mittee to do a thorough -The group, he said, will keep a close watch oh all primaries, elec- tions of convention delegates and 'the national nominating conven- tions, as well as the final elec- tions in- November. m A. new factor this point- ed out, is the Hatch act prohibit- ing political activity by the thou- sands of government employes and barring- use of relief and oth- er federal funds for political pur- poses. None of the three Democrats named to the committee lette Miller, and Hill, publicly -urged_ a term for President Roosevelt. The Republican members are Senators Tobey, New Reed, Kansas. Appointment of Taylor Ridiculed In Italian Paper fighting- reduced the Red army di- same one which unof- ficial reports Feb. 6 said had been, wiped out. A Finnish army headquarters representative at that time denied that the v Russian division had, been destroyed and said the re- port arose because the 18th waa cut off from its supplies and the Russian advance stalled northeast of Ladoga. 55 Miles from The battle zone is Lake Ladoga and about ,55 miles from the Mannerheim line fight- ing- south of the lake. Danish and British reports >oa Feb. 6 had said that the division had been, wiped out. It was said then to be one of five Red divisions fighting to thrust around the lake and outflank the 163rd and been wiped out during the Russian- Finnish war, t the Finns declare. Both of them, were reported front- fronts farther north. Today's communique, reporting that 20 Russian planes had been shot down, said Soviet attacks along the bitterly contested isth- mus front had been thrown back from the Finns' "new positions." This apparently referred to fresh positions 'taken up after Russian penetrations into the band of fortifications which form the Mannerheim line. Red Lose 1000 Men Russia's losses there were equal- to "about the strength of a bat- men Finns declared, "adding that six tanks had been captured in the bitter fighting. "A -great victory" for Finnish forces northeast of Lake Ladoga was reported where the communi- que reported cap turfc of a strong- ly defended Russian position and large quantities of war materials, Twenty tanks, 36 guns of Var- ious types, .17" tractors, 32. field kitchens, 25 automobiles, and 200 other vehicles were listed as booty of the battle. i "3 ".After tenacious fihting- our troops have thus piece by piece- completely annihilated the ene- mv's 18th division which they had surrounded after it had advanced Uoma to the (Continued on Page 7) via ROME, Feb. 19. dent Roosevelt's appointment of Myron C. Taylor as his personal Vatican city representative was ridiculed by a newspaper colum- nist, in II Popolo Di Roma today as typical, of Americans sending abroad "the first newly rich hero seller who comes along, provided he has contributed conspicuously to the President's election." The naming of the former chairman of the board of United States Steel to collaborate with the Vatican in peace efforts, the columnist said, was in accord- ance with the appointment of such "big business men" as Ambassa- dors Joseph B. Kennedy at Lon- don and "William C. Bullitt ;at Paris. Kennedy was contemptuously referred to as "a pea seller." The writer also described a Paris embassy party for United State Marines to which the lead- ing belles of the French capital were supposedly invited. "It is to be the col- umnist said, "that Signor Taylor will not take it into his head to ore-anize a similar reception in Student Is Slain In Fleeing From Police at K. C. KANSAS CITY, Feb. 19. Police detectives today shot and killed William McGill, 18 year old high school student, as he fled from an automobile which had been reported stolen. The officers, Joseph Walterbach, and B. L. Willoughby, said they saw the sedan at Forty-Seventh, and Troost Avenues and pursued it to Fifty-First and Cherry Streets where it crashed into a- the youth attempted to flee, the'detectives fired, wound- ing. him. He was returned to ths scene of the wreck and again at- tempted to flee, the officers and was wounded fatally. Donahey Refuses "Favorite" Son Role In Ohio '1 r 1 WASHINGTON, Feb. 19. Declaring "acceptance would be Senator Donahey re- fused today to be Ohio's favorite son candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination. The senator had been endorsed for the nomination by the state central and executive committees which, however, went on record as favoring r enomination' of President Roosevelt if Mr: Roose- velt desires it. Spokesmen for Vice-President Garner have indicated that h-e enter his name in the of cardinals." ;