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   Zanesville Signal, The (Newspaper) - June 29, 1936, Zanesville, Ohio                               Prints the News THE ZANESV SIGNAL Tells Trrth VOL. NO. 49 MONDAY JUNE 1936 PRICES THREE CENTS T 1 JbflVur v A i 4V db v y v i H v j w.'v v w JfcAJbVJbl AdP r v AN ECONOMIC FREEDOM IS FDR KEYNOTE Pledges Battle On nomic Dur- ing Campaign June cratic leaders scattered to the four corners of the country today to preach economic freedom the key- note of their campaign to re -elect President Roosevelt. They carried a pledge to battle cUrsctly from the who wound up the party's convention Saturday night by accept- ing his renomination before an en- thusiastic crowd of in rain- soaked Franklin field. Only those near loud-speakers heard the last three sentences of the president's address. start- ed a tumultuous ovation that all but drowned out commission you have tendered me. I Join with you. I am enlisted for the duration of the It lasted until Mr. Roosevelt drove from the vast stadium. Half-way through his the president sounded his too many of the political equality we once had won was mean- ingless In the face of economic in- A small group had concen- trated into their own hands an al- most complete control over other people's other people's mon- other people's other peo- ple's lives. too many of us life was no longer liberty no longer men could no longer fellow the pur- suit of happiness. economic tyranny such as the citizen could only appeal to the organized power of government The collapse of 1929 showed up the despotism for what it was. election of 1932 was the peo- ple's mandate to end it. Under that mandate it Is being Mr. Roosevelt then told how the country and Its citizens had won their political freedom. we stand committed to the proposition that freedom la no half- and-half he continued. the average citizen is guaran- teed equal opportunity in the polling he must have equal opportun- ity In the market place. economic royalists complain that we seek to overthrow the Insti- tutions of Am-srica. What they rear- ly complain of Is that we seek to take away their power. Our allegi- ance to American institutions re- quires the overthrow of this kind of power. vain they seek to hide behind the flag and the constitution. In their blindness they forget what the flag and the constitution stand for. as always the flag and the constitution stand for not for not sub- and against a dictatorship by mob rule and the overpriviieged The president did not mention either the Republican party or Gov. Alt M. Landon. the Republican can- didate. Nor did he mention the He bid for the support of business men and mer- worker and the farm- and average Nail Removed His life menaced by a three-inch nail that lodged in his lung more than a year three-year-old Kel- vin Rodgers made a 53-day trip to Philadelphia from Australia to the bronchoscope clinic of Dr Chevalier Jackson. Only seven min- utes were required to remove the nail in a bloodless operation. CHINESE BOMB SOUTH_ARMIES Central Government Dictator Reported to Have Sent Out Planes Dry Cleaning Mark On Coat Leads to Arrest o June credited a five-year-old dry cleaning mark today with the apparent tion of a Cincinnati patrolman's slaying and the arrest of a youth they admitted participat- ing in the fatal robbery attempt. Traced through the cleaning num- ber on. a blood-stained summer coat found after the shooting Thursday 19-year-old Alonzo WUliam Thompson was arrested In Charles- W. Va. He waived extradition and was returned here last night to face charges in the death of Patrol- man Lawrence Robbins. The discarded coat bore one clean- ing mark and a Charleston clothier's Through Detective Wal- ter Hart the garment was traced to young Hart and Police Chief W. A. Tully of Charleston quoted Thompson as sajing he was penniless and disgust- ed with looking for work in Cincin- nati as an entertainer when he met another youth who suggested that they make some money The officers said Thompson told them his whose name he did not handed him a pistol and directed him to Bobbins' auto- parked in attractive Eden park. seated his Miss Beatrice reached for his own and a scuffle ensued in which the officer was fatally ishot. Third Party Emblem Will Be Expressive O June ticket on which Addison To- ledo councilman and fprmer will run for governor will be Jtnown aa the and its emblem will be Thacher announced early today. The announcement was made fol- lowing a meeting with leaders of the independent movement. The group plans to get petitions in circulation late this Thacher and other leaders of the movccnent will go to Columbus Wed- nesday to confer with George S .secretary of state to make certain that all technicalities of the law are compiled with iu connection wtth the petitions. The military planes of Chiang Kal- dictator of China's central gov- were reported today to have rained bombs on the Kwangsl-Kwang- tung provincial armies of southern China. Circuitous advices reaching Hong Kong from Nanking indicated Gener- alissimo threatened with civil war in the shape of an ostensible anti-Japanese military movement di- rected by leaders of the Canton struck boldly to gain the upper hand. Six the reports blasted Kwangsi concentrations near Wlngchow .then dropped projectiles on Klangtung army trenches in southern Kiangsl province. But the southern militarists were adamant. General taking com- mand of the fourth army of the southwest's anti-Japanese said his mission was To Japanese ag- gression and remote a41 obstacles In 10 national trai- On the southwestern forc- es sent gunboats foaming toward the island of Halnon to block a reported Nanking attempt to occupy that base Southern officials arrested 10 col- lego professors and accused them as central government Canton heard new reports of cen- tral government troop but foreign observers accepted them with reserve. They were flatly denied at Nanking and officials laid them to Nanking government like- contradicted reports abroad that inner Mongolia had deserted China and Joined Thsy said Mon- golia ktill was regarded as an Indis- putable and Integral part of the Chi- nese republic. Traffic Accidents Cause Four Deaths In Ohio Pour persons died as the result of traffic accidents in Ohio yesterday. The deaths came in separate mis- haps. Donald was killed south of near New Phila- when he walked in front an automobile. Mayor Helm- kamp of fined the driver 1 and costs for faulty brakes. The car in which Carl of was riding upset on a curves near killing Splnks and seriously injuring William Grif- 20. An auto collision at Cincinnati killed Cora and slightly Injured her Her- man 21. Police questioned thedrivcr of the other machine. Joseph who lived near died last night in Ncrwalk Memorial hospital from in- juries sustained yesterday In an auto- mobile collision. ZIONCHECK IS STILL FLEESJSYLUM Makes Daring Escape Af- ter Vaulting Over High Fence June 39. A warrant for the arrest of Rep. Marion Zioncheck of Washing- ton who escaped from a institution was released for service today by the district attorney's office. The warrant was based on charges of Mrs. Benjamin Scott who sublet her Harvard Hall apartment to and is similar to a warrant issued Saturday for the arrest of Zion- check's Mrs. Bubye Nix Zioncheck. Release of the warrant gave police here the right to arrest the representative. His removal to the Maryland institution had can- celled earlier proceedings here to try him on a lunacy charge. Mrs. who said she was in- jured in tussles with the Zion- checks over possession of the apartment after Zioncheck's es- capades brought him front page said she had asked constructive search be made for my protection She asked reporters to conceal her whereabouts she she feared the representa- tive. Why Call Woman Battles Purse Snatchers June A police car sped to a corner in answer to a womans screams for help. she of they get your the asked. certainly did she replied tore the shirt off one of them and kicked the other on the shins so hard be could hardly Md June Marion A. Zioncheck of led police and hospital offi- cials today one of the strangest chases of his recent madcap career. It began with a burst of speed and agility that all but dmibfounded at- tendants at Sheppard Pratt an institution for mental treatment to which he was committed last week. In a the congressman-patient leaped from a porch in the exercise yard to a window ledge about 11 a. m. yesterday. From there he sprang to a seven and a half foot wire was over it and away. The guards dashed after him but they were no match for his skill and swiftness. He outdistanced theen and hatless and in- to a heavily wooded area of the 675- acro hospital estate. Par into the- hospital at- reinforced by police combed the estate and searched else- where for their missing patient The police said one attendant told of Zioncheck's being seen on the grounds during the but no report of his captuie was forthcoming immediately Conjecture sprang up as to where the Washington state lawmaker's lat est adventure had taken him. Some theorized that he might have Joined his bride of a few the former riubye Taylor PWA stenoprapher whom Dstrict of Columbia officers were seeking in vain. The district police wanted to serve Mrs. Zioncheck with a warrant charg .ng her and her husband with assault- .ng their Benjamin Scott Young This wrangle was one of the lively escapades that followed the couple's return fro an excitement- studded honeymoon. Another was a visit by Zioncheck to the White House where he left a package of empty beer bottles and moth balls for the president. Dr. Arthur E Pattrell of Sheppard as impulse of an elated individ- He said he was sure it was not planned but cetne suddenly to Zion- check's mind and was as quickly ex- ecuted. Mrs. Zioncheck'a Max Am- expressed a hope that Ziott- checfc had gotten out of Maryland and would stay away and needs Ammerman think you'll find him out there Washington battling in the Mimnries pretty scon He added that if Zioncheck should return to the District of he would be safe from detention since vanity hearing had been dropped. The Washington Post quoted Bern- ard W. chief of the de- tective as saying Washington police would not arrest Zioncheck if he appeared there and abided by the law. Parade of Nations Starts Throngs Into Colorful Lakes Exposition Cleveland. injected itself into national prominence with the opening of its expansive and colorful Great Lakes Exposition on the shore of Lake Erie. Picture above shows the parade of girls dressed in costumes of foreign nations as they led the throng of sightseers down the Avenue of Presidents in the cen- ter of the fair grounds. It was the beginning of ft constant Cleveland In the forefront for the next 100 days. stream of visitors that is expected to keep a specialist on mental dis- he regarded the escape Steel Industry Mobilizes Against New June steer industry mobilized its resources today against what its leaders described as an attempt to force their acceptance of the They declared their position in a statement issued yesterday through the American Iron and Steel Insti- which represents more than 95 per cent of the industry. The statement charged a campalgp to unionize the Industry was being made by and organizations not connected with the John L. president of the United Mine Workers of and Acknowledged leader in the com- mittee for industrial organ ization t was not named in the formal state- ment A spokesman for the institute ad- that the statement was directed against Lewis' activities in the committee. The statement declared the Indus- try would act its em- ployes Mid their families from coercion and and to aid them In maintaining col lective bargaining fixe from fcrence from any Bandb whistles sirens and airships droned when beautiful Miss Marguarite direct descendant to the generation of Moses founder of Ohio's great city on Lake cut the multi-colored ribbon in a ceremony that marked the opening of the exposition Miss Bacon is shown above as she severed the tie held by her comely Miss Yvonne and Miss May Scorching Sun And Insects Ravaging Northwest Section Damage Already Done and Drenching Rains Needed to Revive Stricken Farm Lands June 29 One this week. But the results of the hundred million dollors worth crops lay ravaged by insects and withered by a scorching sun todaj In the n atlon's agricul tural north west A United plague and Press survey d Isclosed drought damage In 18 states agricultural officials es- timated has cost farmers at least already. Rain fell in Scattered sections over the and more was promised 99-Year-Old War Veteran Jilted On Eve of Wedding Old N June by his fiancee on the eve of their Charles Jeon- 99-year-old Civil war vet- gazed philosophically today at the ring he purchased for the ceremony and remarked. make use of that In the future Meanwhile Mrs Ella B Man- 55-ycai-old Albany widow who was to have become the old soldier's was secluded at the home of a daughter at Sar- anac Lake. She refused to discuss her sudden departure Irom Old Forge Saturday less than twenty-four hours before the time set for her Without a Jeannette went through most of the wed- ding program he had arranged for yesterday He ate his ding with Margaret and Marian elght-year-olu as his guests. They were to have been flower girls. An empty chair which was to have teen occupied by his bride was beside him. Previously he took a boat ride on one of the Pulton chain lakes here. That also twas to have been part of the wedding program 'I guess maybe she thinks I'm too old for Jeannette Holds Ten Policemen Illegally Promoted O June state cUll service commission ruled today that 10 Springfield policemen wero Illegally promoted June 9. and ordered competitive for positions held by the police- men. The Sprlngfied city manager had asked the commission to Invalidate he promotion on the ground that no competitive examinat'on had been inter- 'held m connection with the promo- rains were problematical. In most sections it was feared they came too late or were too light to save dried- up or kill the hordes of in- sects which have stripped leax es from stalks ond left fields of bar- ren stubble Tho double-edged menace spread across the agricultural section In the snape of a triangle bordered by the Ohio and Missouri rivers and the Canadian the United Press survey showed. It reached south Into Arkansas and and west to the Rockies. Heavy losses resulted from drought In the southeast. recent ralrja have rvplenished the perched soil and the prolonged drought greatly reduced the Insect pest men- The central part of Canada's' wheat bcl t likewise suffered from drought which has been alleviated re- It remained for the northwest to REVOLUTION IN U. S. PICTURED Pastor Says Mobs Only Awaiting Capable Leader military overthrow of the government by Kansas Mot June An ominous picture showing the planned national disciplined now lacking was drawn by Rev. L M Unitarian minister and civil liberties union official Blrkhead asked President Roosevelt for an citing of plans for a seizure of local and state governments and a march on Washington by more than a hun- dred organizations these organizations need is leader to make them an incredibly sinister Blrkhead said Singly they aro not yet a serious Blrkhead said he had proof the White Shirt Crusaders with head- quarters fit Term plans the terrorism and overthrow he dc scribes Kansas he is a western headquarters for the organ- isation and in this area more than a dozen of similar character a filend and confidant of Sinclair the was Lewis' host during the writing of the book Recently Lewis' Can't Happen a best describing such organizations as Birkhead claims exist. Blrkhead's definite proof was a let' ter from George W. Christians of commander-ln-fhlef of the crusaders. The letter Included a threat to the minister and a copy of in which a march on the government is outlined. It said in first objective Is to take con- trol of local governments in the fol- lowing manner. In military formation to and around the governmental buildings by eheer numbers and patriotic force the officials to accept and act under the direction of an economic supervisor appointed by the president of the crusaders for econ- omic liberty. This adviser's first duty be to repudiate the public flght oft grasshoppers and cricket scourges and literally pray for rain. The insect hoppers was m en os tly most serious in Iowa. Wyom- ing and Oklahoma. Drought sections spoted the region from Ohio to the Rockies. For nearly two the De- kotas have had only a few light insufficient for crops. Indi- ana has berre dry almost a month. Rainfall In eastern Wyoming and north and eastern Colorado one-third of normal for the past three Wheat on the Montana grew a foot higher and withered. Farmers reported there was not enough of It left hide a Places where wheat ordinarily Is waist high at this time of year are barren. Stockmen shipped their cattle out- side the stricken areas at specially reduced rates to provide feed. Farm- ers In other sections hod to provide feed for livestock when pasture land burned out. The major grasshopper invasion centered In Iowa. Migratory 'hoppers flew hundreds of miles from Kaiuas to 50 western Iowa counties where they destroyed most of the small alfalfa arrd corn. Farmers In several states appealed 'or federal aid to buy insect poison. other they bought their own arsenic to mix with bran and scattered In the path of Invading insect armlea from airplanes and wagons. Iowa alone has spread 75 carloads of the each 1000 pounds sufficient to JclU debt and utilize the payments as- signed thereto for the public welfare officials should immedi- ately be brought to Great care should be exercised so that tho situation does not get out of control and some muddle headed but honest politician got hung without a fair The to use a few pine- apples to loosen up fat should bo righteously the letter said Tha asking Blrkhead to aren't are Before this is over there may be some reason for the Black Legion to be ashamed of themselves as Woman Beaten Over Head With Brick By Fiend Who Enters Chicago Hotel Room Youngster Talks With Slayer and Then Goes Back to Sleep After He Escapes June the terrified eyes of her seven-year-old who lay in bed beside Mrs Florence Thompson comely divorcee and was choked and beaten to death today by a huge negro who invaded her room in a near north side hotel. On the mirror of a dresser the kill- er had scrawled with his victim's lip- Legion. Game Beneath the writing was a crudely drawn skull and cross bones After twice questioning ths son the police said they believed the slay- er either criminally assaulted or at- tempted to assault his victim after slugging her. Before the in- truder looted Mrs. Castle's purse and scattered its contents on a fire es- cape. The slaying occurred on the fifth floor of the Devonshire a 13 story building at 19 East Ohio street near Michigan avenue just a few blocks north of the Loop James the who dls closed the slaying to the clerk in the near north side said the in- vader conversed with him while he was beating the mother to death. After the killer had fled down a fire the boy said he went back to not realizing his mother had been killed. But when he awoke later and was unable to arouse he ran in terror to the hotel lobby. The police found Mrs Castle's body clad in night across the bed. Two halves cf a brick used by the killer laying beside the bed covered with A window to flro escape was open. Mrs. Castle's purse lay empty on the fire escape. The boy told the police his father was Jarnea Thompson of Boston. He said he did not know the address His he had been di vorced and later married a man he SHARPLY ATTACKS CRITICAL REPORT June state industrial commission declared today It still had confidence in two of its officials whose removal was recommended by a special senate committee in a sharply critical re- port on administration of the work- men's compensation law. The officials aro E I actu- and C. C. head of the legal department Tho committee after a six-month Investigation condemned numerous phases of administration and blamed Evans and Core for con- ditions in their departments. The commission in a formal state- ment feaid' report attacks cer- tain members of the executive staff whom the commission has always reposed and the commis- sion has not been advised of any facts which would in any way alter he confidence xvhlch it has in the qualifications and integ- rity of the individuals to whom pub- ic reference has been view of the fact that the re- port contains criticisms which cm- statements Involving technical matters and in many Instances arc solely on and in view of the fact that persons against whom the criticisms are leveled wore lot accorded the opportunity to meet their nor were they granted an opportunity to review the context of the report until after said report had been made a matter of general are not prepared to ssue a detailed statement until a more careful study has been made of he report and Its the ommlsston's statement said. Tho commission asserted it would another will nswer questions In the inves- Igatlng committee's order hat the general public may be prop- rly informed In this Roosevelt Congratulates Advertising Federation June Roossvelt sent a message to ths op- ening today of the 32nd annual con- vention of the Advertising Federa- tion of declaring the group had done work by dedicat- ing itself to campaign in behalf of Approximately men and wo- men have registered for the conven- which is celebrating the sliver Jubilee anniversary of the truth-ln- advcrtlslng movement. akin to truth in the president question of good taste and one need not have a long memory In order to realize what advances have been made in the interests of both truth and good in the quarter of a century just passed. is a noble working for its re- alization the federation is entitled to tho loyal support of advertis- es the Boost Cash Incomes From Farm Production June in- crease of 90 per cent between 1932 and 1935 in the total cash income from tobacco and hogs was reported today by the AAA. The report prepared by Chester C. former AAA said the income of the commodities rose from in 1932 to last year. Cash income from ftll farm pro- knew as who now lives in Los Angeles. The police said they were unable to determine whether the victim had been criminally attacked. They said Mrs. Castle had been employed AS an entertainer in a tavern until months ago. The boy was dressed when he down to the lobby about 6 a. m. and told his story. He said his mother had read to him last night about 7 o'clock. put me in bed pretty aoon and I don't know how long it was I woke up and saw the he told the police. man was sitting over mamma axrd hitting her with something. Turn to Page Three SEASSIE WILL ADDRESSGROUP Negus Plans to Make Person- al llth-Hour Appeal for Justice June Halle Selassie's spokesmen announced today the conquered Negus ally would address the League of Na- tions assembly In an eleventh-hour appeal for The assembly will meet at 5 p. m. e. m. E3T tomorrow to municipal auditorium. new known by hia conquerors as workedJ on the text of his appeal In the elusion of his hotel suite today. will delivered In French. f The Argentine whlcft took the initiative in colling tomor- row's assembly session to deal with the sanctions intended to visit him lato today. Speedy funeral with minimum of were planned for the anti-Italian sanctions. But the question which agitated men. was whether the assembly would endorse the doctrine of tlon of territory acquired by Such would at imply disapproval of annexe- of was believed to been the subject of converaa- tions today between the Argentinian Manuel E Foreign Minister Yvon Dslboa of end Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden of Great Proposals to debate the thrust Into the tangled European problem when goose-step- ping German troops marched Into Rhlneland were shelved for the present. Although the Nazi denunciation of the mutual security pact was listed on the leagues agreed debate was Impossible until Chancellor Hitler of plies to the British Germany PC- questionnaire asking details of his suggestions for a new peace frame-work. Midget Dancer Injured By Fall From Stage June Del a 21-inch dancer at Great Lakes exposition's midget fell four feet from the stage yesterday. She suffered a possible skuH fracture and attaches at Charity hospital reported her condition today as Miss Del Rio was dancing with Paul. 19 inches when .he striking her head on the phait pavement In front. jack theater the was from and U part of a family of 15 12 at are of normal size. As gates of the exposition today for the third otfl- cals announced the attendance for he first two- days totaled Ott opening Saturday. persons passed through the Sunday's attendance was Former Editor Weds Star of Silent Movies N. June Rev. Daniel piper said today he formed a marriage ceremony Saturday for George Preston chain laundry and Corinne star of ttw silent With only three friends fcr the couple were married In duetto increased from Armonk Methodlst cburch wmcto to in the same period rjr. piper Is pastor. tho report seid. The five specified products were the first ones for which crop adjustment programs were put into effect In 1933. price recovery of farm prod- ucts for which production control program were In effect amounted Z20 per cent as against 46 per cent for prices of which there were no production con- Oft in Hollywood two ywt Washington trol said the report Mostly cloudy tonifht Tuesday. Possibly scttterMl show crs. Not much change in perature. moving from 65 per cent to 108 per cent of the prewar fcaid the great consuming Marshall hurried here mony from when bt was a non-voting national convention. Miss Griffith divorced htr Walter M.   

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