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Evening Independent (Newspaper) - August 8, 1938, Massillon, Ohio w Fair tonight and Tues day THE EVENING INDEPENDENT EXCLUSIVE ASSOCIATED PRESS AND CENTRAL PRESS DISPATCHES VOL LXXII NO 77 ESTABLISHED 1863 MASSILLON OHIO MONDAY AUGUST 8 1938 FOURTEEN PAGES FACTIONAL FIGHTS SPLIT OHIOPARTms AWAIT VERDICT OF OHIO VOTERS IN TUESDAYS PRIMARY ELECTION AWAIT VERDICT OF OHIO VOTERS IN TUESDAYS PRIMARY ELECTION Buckeye States Torrid Campaign Reaches Climax Tomorrow With Heavy Vote Seen SENATOR ROBERT J BULKLEY GEORGE WHITE democratic rivals forU S senate CHARLES SAWYER GOV MARTIN L DAVEY seek democratic nomination for governor Primary To Draw Out Record Vote Battles Between Governor Davey and Sawyer and Judge Day and Taf t At tract National Interest OHI9 PRIMARY n Candidates made their final bids today for votes in tomorrows primary election Gov Martin L Davey will speak by radio at 8 p m with Charles Sawyer his opponent for the demo cratic gubernatorial nomination speaking on the air at 1015 p m Yesterdays campaigning included CLEVELANDRobert A Taft accused Arthur H Day and his foe for republican senatorial nomination of mudslinging and said Day was open to denied supporting sales ROBERT A TAFT JUDGE ARTHUR H DAY bitter rivals for republican senate nomination Day said Taft was devoting all his energy in a fran tic lastminute attempt to justify his record in the assembly and to offset public knowledge of his attempt to buy way into senate CLEVELANDSawyer said Im going to win this nomination and 1 11 be elected by the biggest majority a democratic can didate for governor ever Davey said The demo crats of this state are going to vote for decency andMartin Headquarters of George White said Edward Lamb CIO Ohio counsel had appealed to CIO element to support Robert J Bulkley Whites foe for the democratic senatorial nomination Russia9 ipaji e s e Advised To Weigh Carefully Dan gers of War By WADE WERNER MOSCOW Aug 8 Rus sia has warned Japarl of more deter mined military action to repel attack advised her to weigh carefully che dangers of a rear war and laid down the terms upon which Russia is pre pared to accept a truce in the Siber ian frontier The time has come to terminate these endless Foreign Minister Maxim Litvinoff told the Japanese ambassador Mamoru Shige mitsu Reports New Clash Litvinoff said a new border clash had occurred near Suifenho to add to the seriousness of the crisis pro voked by fighting since July 29 at Changkufeng hill near the Korean border on the RussianManchoukuo frontier Suifenho is 250 miles north of Changkufeng The foreign minister rejected the declaration that Japanese mil itary action on July 29 to capture Changekufeng hill claimed by each nation as its territory could be spok en of as frontier incident which presupposes encounters between fron tier Frontier guards usually have no artillery while in this case the first Japanese offensive was un dertaken with assistance of ar he said Litvinoff outlined Russias position to Shigemitsu yesterday afternoon shortly after a Soviet army commun iue announced Japanese had been driven from Siberian territory about Changkufeng The Russian terms for a truce were listed by Tass official Russian news See 8 No Relief Seen From Warm Wave Fatal To 15 Ohioans Rain and Lightning Fail To Cool Temperatures Hun dreds of Citizens Take to Beaches and Parks Rain hail wind thunder and lightning have not been able fo break the prolonged heat wave which indirectly took the of 15Qhioans who sought felief in the water of on the highways over the weekend The temperature continued in the 90s in Massllibn today with no relief in sight Hundreds ofcitizens sought to escape the sun by resting beneath shade trees in parks and country woods Hundreds of others went to the beaches to cool themselves in the water The relief was only temporary however for the air was torrid How ever a cooling breeze which followed a light thunder storm last night swept the heat out of bedrooms and provided citizens with a comfortable rest Temperature Tumbles To 68 The temperature dropped to 68 de grees at a m but was climbing Japan Ohio Nears Zero Hour OURWEATHEPMAM WIFE OF AUTO MAKER IS ILL Mrs Walter P Chrysler Suffers Cer ebral Hemorrage Condition De scribed as Serious YORK Aug 8 Mrs Walter P Chrysler wife of the auto mobilemanufacturer suffered a cere bral hemorrhage today at her home on Kings Point near Great Neck Long Island Her condition was described as serious by her son Walter P Chrysler jr An iron lung was ordered by her physicians and it was hurried to the estate Chrysler who recently has been ill himself was at home with her as were her two daughters Mrs Chrysler is the former Delia V Porker who became engaged to the automobile manufacturer when as a railroad man in Ellis he was earning only a day Her father was the towns leading merchant MASSILLON ANT VICINITY Fair tonight and probably Tuesday iK The highest yesterday was 91 the lowest 68 at a m Precipitation DAILY TEMPERATURE CHART Ys Atlanta Ptcldy Buffalo cloudy Chicapo clear Cincinnati clear Cleveland clear Columbus pt cldy Denver pt cltiy Detroit clear Duluth cloudy Kl Paso clear Kansas City pt cldy Angeles cloudy Miami clear Medicine Hat cloudy Paul clear Orleans rain New York cloudy Parkersburgr pt clrty Phoenix pt cldy Pittsburgh cloudy Portland Ore clear San Francisco cloudy Washington clear cloudy Testerdays Todays 7 7i 10 74 7fi 76 70 72 60 72 SO 66 82 54 72 76 74 74 80 70 a 4 5fi 76 100 SI 90 S3 no 90 79 94 102 SO ss Tfi 82 90 S4 90 9S 90 fi SI fis City 102 Park 50 Speed Mark Held By Queen Mary NEW YORK Aug 8 ff Her powerful engines churned the British liner Queen Mary to a new westbound transatlantic speed rec ord today of three days 21 hours and 48 minutes The Queen Mary regaining the record it lost a year ago to the Normandie clipped one hour and 14 minutes frcm its French line rivals mark of three days 23 hours and 7 minutes set in August 1937 upward in the 90s at noon Rain drenched the ground Satur day evening and drove Saturday eve ning shoppers off the streets with a 76 fall Only 03 of an inch fell Sun day however There was seven traffic deaths and eight drownings in Ohios tragic weekend Three Crushed In Accident Three lives were crushed out in a collision of two autos north of New Albany Franklin county The vic tims were Mrs Margaret Gierloff 45 of Croton Miss Margaret McDonald See NO Agrees To Participate in Emergency lie pair Work Here District WPA officals have prom ised assistance to the city in making repairs to city property damaged in Thursdays rain storm To what extent the WPA will be able to participatehas not been de termined but tentative arrangements have been made to put a force of 150 men to work next week on the re pair of flood damage Immediately aftr Thursdays storm City Engineer C E Rice made a sur vey and estimated it would exceed A definite figure has not yet been reached since the engineering department has been busy making plans for repairs and seeking assist ance for this work from the WPA Stwcrs Need Cleaning Leading repair projects however will include cleaning of the citys storm water sewers which it is esti mated will cost approximately refilling a washout on Lincoln Way E and repaying a secion of the street repair of Walnut and con See 8 New Deal Hopes To Win In Ohio Idaho and Arkansas Kentucky Victory Spurs Hopes of Roosevelt Admini stration for Further Victories in Three Primaries To Be Decided Tuesday indicated oTSenate Alben W Barkley increased the hopes of administration lieutenant today for a threefold triumph in tomorrows senatorialprlmarles Democratic Senators Robert Bulkley of Ohio Hattie Caraway of Senator Popes race against Rep D Worth Clark however mav the only clearcut test of administration policies Pope who helped write the crop control act has not opposed any Roosevelt measures while Clark as conservative voted against the government reorganize ion bill and various other White House proposals euiBdiinaiion Pledges Loyalty To F D R In Arkansas Rep John McClellan told a rally yesterday that he is as loyal president as is Mrs Car away whom he is opposing The only woman senator completing her sev enth year in office was greeted by Mr Roosevelt last month as an old Former Cteorge White of Ohio like Senator Bulkley has campaigned as a Roosevelt supporter but it was CORPS TAKES FIRST PLACE Massillon Legionnaires Finish Far Ahead Of Rest Of Field At Erie The drum and bugle corps of Mas Post 221 American legion ds the president in his Marietta speech Ohios republican senatorial contests between Robert Taft and Arthur 3 Day also has aroused widespread interest So has the See NEW 8 SLASHES WRIST IN DEATH TRY J NEW YORK Aug 8 fl Duncan j Draper 39 who described himself in a farewell note as The Irish was found in the bathtub of an exclusive east side apartment today with blood streaming from one wrist which had been slashed with a razor Draper was found by police who hurried to the apartment after re ceiving calls from a brother of Dra pers in California and from Mrs Draper at Rockviiie Center Long Is land He was carried into the liv ing room despite his protests that no one had a right to interfere with him A note found in the living room written in blue pencil on a Hotel Wal dorf Astoria envelope was addressed to Alfred De Liagre New York theatrical producer The note read in part Do you mind if I die and was signed The Irish De Liagre was In Europe and his office could find no record of Draper Free 14 American Prisoners Mediation of United States Embassy Brings About Exchange Between xSpanish Armies SAINT JEANDE LUZ France Aug 8 United States Ambassador Claude G Bowers announced today the Spanish government and the in surgent regime had accepted a plan for the release of 56 war prisoners including 14 Americans through me diation of the United States embassy The ambassador said each side agreed to free 28 men of whom 14 held by the insurgents were American privates in the government infantry The Americans are to be exchanged for 14 Italian privates captured by the government The other 14 to be released by each side are aviators The announced the fol lowing Americans would be released Charles A Barr of Steubenville was among the 14 Americans released HEAR SAWYER FOR GOVERNOR WTAM NOTICE EAGLES Regular meeting Monday af p m Final reading of Aeries By Laws and other important business Lunch SAVE UP TO BLOOMFIELDS AUGUST FURNITURE ELECTRIC AND GAS WELDING We weld everyrhing but a broken heart Rays Welding Radiator Co West Tremont St Phone 6446 Crate Is Back CORRIGANS OCEAN FLYING PLANE IS BACK IN THE U S NEW YORK Aug 8 got back one Douglas Corrigan flew to Ireland with a teacup of gasolineand a frankly it didnt look like much It was in the No 2 hold of the S S Lehigli of the Oriole line bereft of its wings and lashed down so no harm could come to it Corrigan was very specific on that point It must not be scratched On the Hudson river pier where the Lehigh tied up a few curious spectators and a half dozen po licemen gathered for the unload ing of the airplane Waiting too were a couple of trucks to cart it to Roosevelt field to be assembled Corrigan will fly it Thursday just to be sure it is all right MANS DEATH INVESTIGATED Officials today were investigating the death of an unidentified man whose body was found this morning in a woods about 100 feet off the ManchesterClinton a short dis tance south of Manchester The body was found by a resident of the district who was attracted to the scene by an auto which has been parked alongside the road since Fri day The car was a short distance from the body The auto it was an license plates is sued to Herbert King of Akron A 22calibre rifle was found across the dead mans legs and two empty 22 calibre shells were found nearby The condition of the body indicated that the man had been dead for sev eral days The coroner of Summit county was notified BOMB KILLS ARAB JERUSALEM Aug 8 Arab was killed and eight persons were wounded today by a bomb which ex ploded in a vegetable market In Ti berias on the shores of the Sea of Galilee A second bomb exploded near the thoroughfare called Peace street but there were no casualties AUGUST FUR SALE THIS IS THE ONLY STORE IN THE U S GIVING A 5YEAR WRITTEN GUARANTEE AND SAV ING YOU S35 TO S50 ON EVERY PURCHASE STYLE TROY CLEANING SPECIAL Suits top coats dresses spring coats cleaned and pressed 45c each 2 for 85c All mending and buttons free of charge Called for and deliv ered Dial 7835 Ideal Laundry and Cleaning NAVARRE CURL SHOPPE Special for one week only croqulgnole permanent for WEATHER VANE NEW YORK Aug 3 congressional elections this year were described today by Daniel C Roper secretary of commerce as a weather vane for the leadership of The cabinet member and MrsRoper ar rived from Europe on the liner Queen Mary He declined to comment on the prospect of a third term for President Roosevelt HEAR SAWYER FOR GOVERNOR WTAM AMATEUR NIGHT Plenty of fun Dont miss it Moon light NOTICE ALL FOOD DEALERS Grocers and meat dealers will be closed all day Wednesday for the Massillon Community Day Picnic Regular closing hour 6 p will prevail NATIONAL MEAT MARKET Meaty Veal Chops lb Pork Chops lb Fresh Ground Hamburg 2 lb Boneless Sirloin Steak lb Fresh Sliced Liver 2 lb 25c at Erie when it finished first in competition with many of the crackpots of Ohio and western Pennsylvania In carrying off the first prize the Massillon corps scored points or points more than their near est competitor Duquesne which fin ished second with points Elyria was third with points Cleveland Heights fourth points Roaring Springs Pa fifth points Rochester sixth 84275 points Alliance seventh points and New Kensington eighth 8005 points In announcing the scores the judge declared they had been unusually critical in their scoring The corps will not participate in any more competitions until the national convention at Los Angeles Although it has not been definitely decided whether the corps will make the trip to the west coast it is generally believed that it will The corps will give an exhibition in Dover tonight as part of a celebra tion to boost a school bond issue in thai city Several legionnaires of Dover and vicinity are members o the Massillon corps CLOTHING COST REDUCED 8 Corps has By JOHN H COLBURN COLUMBUS Aug 8 IP Ohio oday approached the zero hour of omorrows primary with its two ma jor political parties split wide open by crucial factional differences Gruelling contests between former State Sen Robert A Taft and Su preme Court Judge Arthur H Day for Lhe U S republican senatorial nom ination and between Gov Martin L Davey and former Lieut Gov Charles Sawyer for the democratic guberna torial nomination precipitated the ui traparty ruptures Outcome family fights attracted na tional attention because of the sen sational charges they produced Gen eral political interest outside of Ohio however lay in the friendly race be tween Sen Robert J Bulkley and former Gov George White for the democratic senatorial nomination Bulkley bore President Roosevelts en dorsement An estimated record vote was expected The voters were to nominate congressmen a number oi whom faced fights on the New Deal issue state officers and some countj officers Tafts and Days campaign ex penditures were being scrutinized by the senate campaign expendi tures investigating committee Day charged that Taft sought to buy the nomination through tremendous campaign expendi tures Taft son of former President Wil liam Howard Taft denied he had spent lavishly and asserted Days mud slinging campaign tactics were tending to the party Taff declared that Day alone was Call Independent For Primary News Ohio voters go to the polls Tues day to nominate republican and democratic candidates for national state and county offices next No vember Important bond issues also will be found on the ballots In crder to give local citizens first hand information about the outcome of the vote the Independ ent has made arrangements to supply news to telephone callers Tuesday night Information on the vote in Mas sillon Stark county anl Ohio will be available after 9 p m Tues dav responsible for injecting personali ties Into the senatorial campaign I said not one word against Judge asserted Taft until after he o attacked me and every member of then I did not in Taft See Page 8 Earle Bills Held Illegal Judge Holds Measures Passed To Block Pennsylvania Inquiry Are Unconstitutional HARRISBURG AUR 8 in conducting the Investigation Swing the Pennsyl into charges of conspiracy to defraud vania legislature piecedence over the grand jury in investigating charges against state officials were declared unconstitutional today by Judge Paul N Schaeffer Judge Schaeffer placed in charge of the grand jury Inquiry by the state supreme court also refused to permit Attorney General Guy K Bard to su persede District Attorney Carl B Shel into charges of conspiracy to defraud the commomveath The charges first hurled in the recent Penrisyvania primary cam paign were directed against Gov George H Earle democratic nominee for the U S senate and 13 associate The grand jury investigation sched uled to start today was delayed to al low time for an appeal The jurors were excused until Thursday morning Barkley Is Nominated LOUISVILLE Aug 8 Gov A B Chandler today conceded his defeat as senate majority leader Alben W Barkleys lead in Satur days democratic senatorial primary continued to climb Tabulating was resumed after a Sunday recess required by law On the basis of unofficial returns from 3398 of the states 4313 precincts Barkley had to for the governor a majority of Chandler Congratulates Chandler in a congratulatory tele gram to the senator pledged his ac tive support of the nominee in the november election The governor said Roosevelt said he de sired your return and a majority of Kentucky democrats agreed to return you i bow to the will of the ma jority of my fellow citizens I have no excuses alibis or Senator Barkley was leading in seven of the nine congressional districts including the first his home and the sixth the gover nors home district Chandler carried the fifth north ern Kentucky and was leading in the fourth south central Kentucky In the third Jefferson Louisville county Barkley was piling up a big lead With only 87 of the districts 621 precincts tabulated Barkley had to for Chandler M J Brennan head of the local democrat ic organization predicted a majority of for Barkley in the district In the republican primary John P Haswell of Hardlnsburg on the basis of unofficial returns from pre cincts was far ahead of his four op ponents in the race for the senatorial nomination Haswell backed by the state GOP organization had votes to for his nearest oppo nent Andrew O Ritchie At his home in Paducah last night Barkley predicted his majority would be between and At the same time he told newsmen he knew of no coercion of federal em ployes to vote for him The senate campaign expenditures committea charged political us of public funds m the campaign which it termed said Barkley I am not i naive enough to suppose that most of them did not vote for Faces Charge Dr J W Bryan Louisville physi cian who said Chandlers recent ill ness was due to poisoning was served with an ordinance warrant cSarging violation of a city ordinance which requires a physician attending ths victim of a gunshot wound or poison ing to report the case to the chief of police within two hours He was sum moned to appear in ordinance court which meets Thursday Barkley said at Paducah he had re ceived a telegram from Lieut Gov Keen Johnson a Charndler aid con gratulating him on his remarkable The democratic incumbents leading See 8 VENICE NITE CLUB Starting tonight and all this week new band Melvin Long and his swina band For a real treat tonight only spaghetti and meat balls 15c 1022 Duncan 36OZ GLASS 15c Of Best Beer at Oyster DR H L ECKARD DIAL 6126 ujv n u UlALi blVSb Fresh Wieners 2 Chiropractor 203 McClymonds Bldg HEAR SAWYER FOR GOVERNOR WTAM ELECTION PARTY AT OLJO Tuesday night Music and returns THE EVENING LNDEPENDEXT sent to you while vou are on your vacation Phone your name and P J BORDNER CO Tues All Day Wed Peaches or Pears 4 Ib Lemons large size Bananas firm lb Sweet Pickles large jar Dill Pickles quart jar Paper Plates or Napkins 9c Hamburg freshly ground 2 lb 35c Plate Boiling Beef lb Lard our make 2 lb Meat Loaf or Sand Spread Ift 30c
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