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   Portsmouth Times (Newspaper) - December 26, 1931, Portsmouth, Ohio                                rEATHER t toobjnt probtbly nln chuiliw to t In cstrome north portion, cold- tBd In MttjiortloB HOME EDITION ;STABWSHBD 1852. VOL. 38. NO. 247 M PORTSMOUTH, OHIO, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1931 -TEN PAGES PRICE THBEB CENTS Today Opportunity Paying For War Hungry Plenty Take An Interest CHKISTMAS IS PAST once more od tbe real world comes back, with ic rcnr opportunity just bead. jt is time for our statesmen, and U ot us. to think and work for., this rjuntry and ourselves, even though mope should disapprove. tor Borah rewinds you that 1015, in one way and another, 1 have put close to a Europe." FOlUT-lflVH BILLION DOL- S i y Pope Pius XI today in nn ency- clical entitled ''Liir Vcritatls." The enqycllcal, meaning "The of and doted on Christmas, commemorates the fif- teenth hundredth anniversary of the council of Epbesus, which con- demned the doctrines of Ncstorlus, mtrlurch of Constantinople. The pontiff addressed to ProteBt- ints and a paternal exhortation to 'ollow the example- Catholics In iivokiug the. protection of the Vir- gin Mary as a mediator and Inter- cessor with God and said that It was wlicvcd Jesus Cltrist was God, and she who bore him must be called the mother of God. Appeals to East If Mary Is the mother of God, be continued, she must fill every grace and he HflorncfJ with every prlvilece. Therefore, he said, those who vener- ate her life must Imitate her. The objection which Protestants bring 'orth against tho federation of men, said, is thus very clearly an- swered. The Pope made n special appeal to he eastern churches. He salt] they venerated Miiry as the Roman Cath- olics do and recalled (hat they main- a in (Hi themselves for many ccntnr- es In the unity of the Apostolic See Home' and (hot at the council of they sainted the Pope as hp "custodian of the faith." The pontiff appealed to them to return to What lie described as their ancient common father, who 13 cen- farmers, numbering more tbaii 300. Many of the rescued wero taken from the roofs of their cabins. The refugees were distributed among North Tallahntclne county towns, and at tbe homes ot where residents cooperated in providing fond and ilielter for them. Strained levees at Glcndora and Simmer still wore menaced today h.v tlio swollen Bayou Cnssldy. Two hundred convicts worked in shifts Cbrietmns dny uid saved the dikes there. Warm wcnthcr has prevailed in the area and relief workers were concentrating principally on gelling food to refugees. WOMAN JUROR SENT TO JAIL (Continued On Pajt Two) BOATS RESCUE FLOOD VICTIMS More Than 300 Negro Ten- ant Farmers In Mis- sissippi Picked Up'. By TtieAliocUlrd Miss., JJcc. Ilescuo boats skirted iho flooded owlands of Ibo TnUabatcblc river valley today to gather up the last of he flood-marooned .Negro tenant troops number Twin Sisters Are Brides In Double Wedding BT The Aitoelated prtn LEXINGTON, Ky., Dec. double wedding In which twins were among the principals wns per- formed here yesterday by Magis- trate L. M. Clugston. Archie O., was wed to Elizabeth Carpenter, Mid- dletown, 0., and Kenneth Dobbins, Franklin, was wed to Dora Carpen- ter, Middletown. The brides, twins, nre 2t old. JAPAN HOPES TO AVOID TROUBLE, U. S, TOBETOLD But Country Makes Ni Promises To Alter Stand In Manchuria MESSAGES ON Appreciates Anxiety But Is Determined To Oppose Outlaws. Br The Milted Prrls TOKYO, Dec. reply to the latest diplomatic communications concerning tbe city ot Chincbow, nc- conjf.auied by n lengthy statement of her position In Manchuria, will be de- livered tomorrow to the ambassadors of tbe United States, Great Britain and France. In view of the fact that Secretary of SUitc Stimson Is understood to have frankly expressed apprehension regarding bandit hunting activities In that area, It was said authoritatively that the Japanese government also will be finite frank In its answer, ap- proved by 1'remler Inukal nnd .Minis- ter of War Arakl. Makes No Promt. ?s It was understood the statement stresses the. point that .lugnn Is mak- ing every effort to avoid hostilities at Cblncbow ami Etlll has hopes that the lawless elements will be removed hy sonic means olher than force. U emphasizes the importance of Japan maintaining pence and order iu Manchuria hut tells the three pow ers In polite terms that Japnn makes no promises t Mflnchurln ns and properly continued to be menaced hy outlaws although appreciating lh' anxiety registered. Drive Out A war office communique said the Chinese at Chluchow had completed defense lines in the region cl Tabu- shan, and at olbcr' places- Gliatig INNOCENCE OF LITTLE MARIAN FUNERAL THEME Child's Father And Mother Reunited, Walk Arm In Arm Down Aisle CHURCH IN WHITE U. S. Delegate To Parley the comniunique said, Since Monday, It added Chi- nese have driven from Kalyunn and Tlchllnp.'but'llie Cliinose still nre active In the vicinity of Mukden and along the Mukdon-Antung mil road. 9 KILLED WHEN Tragic End To Christmas Celebration Occurs.In Southern City. 87 The Antedated Freit CIIAULOTTE, N. C., Dec. 20-A party of nine returning lo their homes after a Christmas celebration here was wiped out early today when their automobile was struck by a Southern passenger train In the out- Held In Contempt Of of charlotte. rv- Flvc mcD- tKO cl For Giving "False And Disarming Answers" Ilj Tiic Afinclulcd Frcif MINXKArOI.IS, Dec. iW-Mrs. Gcncvicve A. Clark, only woman jur- or in the recent Fosimy trial, today wns held in i-onlempt of court on grounds the committed perjury when Pastor Says Mass Of Angels j In Honor And Not For Kidnaper Victim By Tne AMOcnlei! TrHB CINCINNATI. O. Dee. an- gel mass was solemnized today iu St. Patrick Catholic church, Cavlngtoii, Ky., for .Marian McLean, 0. whose kidnaping nine days ago ami tortur- ous dentil resulting from repeated attacks, remains unsolved. Moduli's irarents, estranged for nearly two years, temporarily reunit- ed snd reconciled last night through their common sorrow, walked arm in arm down the aisle of the church. Funeral mass was said by tbe Kev. Thomas J. McCaffrey, who wore nil white vestments signifying innocence. He said the mass was sung "In bouor of" Marian nnd not "for her." Services Arc Short "She is an nngel said Father McCaffrey. 'We arranged the mass "is beautifully as we could lo give com- fort to her parents, relatives nnd friends. We took special care to make, everything perfect because of tbe sad circumstances of her death." Christmas decorations which had ndorncd tbe church for the holiday season were replaced by white flow- ers. Tbe funeral service was short and Impressive. Six girls, Mai-Inn's play- mates, were the pallbearers. Burial was In the Mother of God cemetery, I.atonln, Ky. Tears rolled down Mcl.can's cheeks as- be viewed his child's first time he had seen her since scp. nratlug from his wife. Loves His Wife "Mildred (Ills wife) always hud watched Marian so be sob- lied- "Perhaps It was the first time she had been out of sight of an ndjilt ami then something bud to happen." McLean declared hn always bad loved his wife, and told reporters. "I should have listened to her, hut I didn't." Out of employment nnd tranHwrted here for the funeral free of charge Ity American Airways from Phoculi, Ariz., where be sought work, McLean refused to discuss Ihe nosflbillty ot n permanent reconciliation with Mrs. McLean. lie said that was something which would bnve to be talked over wltn Driven lo tho home of his brother- In- law, Joseph Doddeiu, Elsmere, Ky., where his wife lias stayed since the McLean was at the door ot the residence hy his wife who rushed Into his arms. JOINT FUNERAL FOR 6 VICTIMS Seven Killed When Train Hits Auto E n r o u t e From Midnight Services Wy The TrriB BATAVIA, N. Y., Dec. requiem mass was held today in tbe Church of the Sacred Heart nt n Joint funernl for sii of the seven vic- tims of an automobile accident hero yesterday. Alexander bis wife, Mary; their children, Richard and Arthur; Stanley IVoJick nnd Mrs. Battle Bicdron, mother ot Wcnclnw. were burled Iu St. Joseph's ceme- tery. Rev. S. M. Chichowskl conduct- ed tho funeral. The body of 7.yg- niuud Krzcmski, seventh victim of the accident, was taken to Buffalo JACKSON COUNTY YOUTH ONE OF 21 OHIO FATALITIES Fred M'Mann, 14, Shot To Deatli Accidentally While Hunting Rabbits Near Home; Gun Is Discharged When Boy Beats Brush With Stock Of Weapon TRAFFIC DEATHS MANY THROUGHOUT STATE Christmas Holiday Turned Into Tragic Period By Acci- dents; Funeral Services For M'Mann Lid Will Be Held Sunday Morning At Oakland Church. Death Intervening In tropic form cut short a holiday hunt Fred Me- Mann. 14-yenr-olil son of .Mrs. -Minnie McMiimi ot Oakland, Jackson cuuu- t.v, had planned for Christmas day. When his shotgun was accidentally discharged yesterday afternoon at about 3 o'clock be wns almost Instantly killed, his brother, Ilnpert Mc- Mann, being an eye witness to the. tragedy. Tart of tho youth's neck was .shot away and he lived only a f cw minutes. Young McManu's deatli was one of 21 deaths in Ohio over Christmas. Seventeen persons, many of them engaged in last minute holiday er- rands, were killed In OhVu traffie'nc- cldents Christmas and Christmas eve. Two accidental shootings, supposed drinking of medicine for its alcotiolk' content and a fall from a porch ac- Mary Emms Woolley, president of Ml. Holyokc college, was named as a delegate to represent the United States xt tile (icneva arms con- ference. Never before has any woman served us a delegate to such an important International conferenre. Other members of tlm American delegation (left lo Ambassador Charles (I. Dawn, head ot tlm group; Senator Claude A. Swniison of Virginia and Ambassador Hugh 4 LOSE LIVES IN HOTEL FIRE More May Be Dead, Police Fear; 30 Of 48 Occupants Accounted For.. SPRINQFIKLD, Maes.. IJcc. 25- Konr persons wore killed early today In n fire that swept iho five-story New Court hotel. Only 30 of the -18 known occupants bnd been accounted for, however, nnd police expressed the belief Imit others also lind lost their lives. Search for more bodies was slow- ed up by the fear of collapse of floors and walls. Damage may reach .f The dead arc Snroncl Kntglit. Jnn- Itor of the biilldlnc, and his wife and two-wceks-old baby nnd an uni- dentified roomer. All deaths were due to suffocation. The Maze had gained headway when the fire wns discovered and roomcrB on the upper floors were trapped by fire ami smoke. The ground floor of the building Is occupied hy a number of The cause of Ihe fire hns not been determined. SIX ARE HURT IN AUTO CRASH children, and woman wero instantly killed. The I T The accident occurred ot n grade other passengers, Mrs. Loma Foi, CrossiuK. as tlm seven were coins died about two hours after being tak- home after attending the midnight en to a hospital. The northbound passenger train crashed into the automobile at a grade crossing in the southwestern section of Charlotte. Fragments of bile was demolished by a train und tiic seven were killed Instantly, examiueo for service with the panel. I the car were scattered two blocks. Besides Mrs. Cor, the identified dend were: John Love, R. G. Sharpe, Mr. nnd Mrs. Husb Holton and C. K. Cox. Mrs. Cox is believed to have been the mother of the two children. All of them lived In Paw Creek, n textile community, near here. I M A. M. Today. Ma ......V.V.' -irt Partly ..........IS Oleiir 3U Olenr .......21 Clour 24 riMry..V.V -42 I'arlly ..........21 Hrnr 1 ........40 Clomly ''liy .....42 Partly Cloudy 4K Clear fh .......2'( Pnrtly r-li ......2R Ctmitly 'f. Ore.... 42 Unit! ........W Our M Clear W Clear YESTERDAY'S IIIOH Mrs. Clark waa sentenced lo serve .six months In the county Jail by Judges Gunnar H. N'ordbyc and John B. Sanderson of federal district court. They ruled thnt the middle oned house wife had given "false and dlsararlng'1 answers when examined OH a Juror, concealing among other things that she wns a former em- ploye of a Foshay firm. It was Mrs. Hark's insistence on acquittal oC W. Tl.' I'oshay, Minneapolis promoter, and six associates thnt resulted In discharge of the jury after a wcclf deliberation in tbe trial of the seven mpn   htislni'ss rltu-'tuittluiiH itud itno crononilo fittihtllty. The Kltitement wns vontalucd In ft euurt by n special com mil lee named iy Iho. to survey the uttlonal mid feilerm reserve buuk- npt systems It IH headed hy Senator Dvmotrat, of YlrRliila. "Tin; C'XjK'rleiK'e "f the last 10 years" HIP wild, "lends liii'iihir couflrnnitlon to thovk-w that tlm inoro Inlcimlve juvrtlelimtlon by bitukK In tun vniiHal mur- Uel cTnuKtrntcs rinanelitl atid nt'KH fluetuatlontt nnd tuuleriidnen stnhlUty of the rcuuomtc iJon of tti5 count rj-. OppotiMl To RpsfrJclionn "Tbe further participation hy HIP lumk.s In tho security mttrltiMfi IIiroiiKli fcrwirlly hdi, the Fjinic ffonenil effect." Tin; OlnnH comnilttee found almost unanlnioiivly opiwcwl lo fur- (her roNtrlctlons on bank Jnrestmenla In Tho rrport Mid "Ihe almost iiul- verwul resixiiiKc" In n sent otii hy tho commit I re was that cftrli'lIoiiH were eufff flout. "Otio larjrc New York hnuk nimtl- Ird stit'lt nn (lie reftort Hftld, hy HtyliifT Itial they were iidwjuatn or central reserve ciile.s Jniplyliiff hat New York and 'ulnipo nhniild ho further restricted i their security InrrrflM Mirhrt The committee pave f Inures to Hint Inve-stmcntB of hunks '.n RHMirlUefi mitslilc of the povern it, rallrond and public utility croups have IncreamHl coiisUU-rnhly hi the Jnpt   deflected to Culllnuii's bead, Culltim died later In u hospital. Blast Tears Away Engine By The Amoclntcd frtttf SACRAMENTO, Dqc. Vlth a roar beurd for tulles a loco- motive on the Southern Coast Limited exploded near iticbvllle, yesterday, killing Joseph, Urum, the cntibieer, and Walter T., Stone, fireman. Ko passengers were injured. Investigation to determine cause of the exiilwlon, which occ-ur- as tbe train rolled at a speed ot only 25 miles ah hour, was under way by Southern Pacific officials. Passengers were frightened as blast tore awny the locotnotlvo nnd sent Ita tender down the tracks a ic speed, kM 1 It Is tradition tbnt the shrub (OtouM ,ilowcr on ChrietmaR d However, though plnnteri 30 dnys Ji Us first j-utetldo flowering wns after the BrmlKlIci: In 101S. Weather Outlook Ohio of scnltcr- cd llgbt rains nt beginning oC wcct, rains Tuesdny or Wertnesdny ami agnln nbont Friday; warapr flrirt part o Mlghtlr solder In Ohio vallov IVcdnetdnj- niRbt; IT liiunday. colder at end of scat. matlc nlr brnkro brousbt the (rain lo a etop. Saw Mill 'Stolen; Complete Job   

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