Ada Weekly News, January 18, 1934

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Ada Weekly News (Newspaper) - January 18, 1934, Ada, Oklahoma THE ADA WEEKLY NEWS VOLUME XXXUI INQUIRY DEVELOPS IBE POSTOFFICE FILES DESTROYED Former Personal Secretary Says Destruction Ordered by W. Irving Glover RELATED TO AIR HAIL Oklahoma City Man Tells of Manipulation of Air Mail Contract Awards WASHINGTON, Jan. 17.—CP) R. L. John, formerly personal secretary to W. Irving Glover, second assistant postmaster general in the Hoover administration, told senate Investigators today that all Glover’s air mail files were destroyed in January, 1933, on Glover’s order. 000 RETURNS FROM ACCIDENT TO SM SALES TAA OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 17.- f.T)—Oklahoma’s I per cent sales tax, in the first five months of its operation, produced $1,564,-960 in revenue. Chairman Melvin Cornish of the state tax commission reports. Tile December collections totaled $361,239. Total apportionments to counties for the five months included : Canadian ___________$14,211.43 Carter ----------- 23,546.75 Creek _____________ 3 7,2 79.6 ti Hatfield  _________IX ,949.70 Grady _____________26,757.10 Kav _______________21,746.61    ;.    7Tn    *,    , 1 .......    IO OVTI    (From Monday a Daily) Logan -------------13#o-8.o I Accidents in and near Ada Sun- Miiskogee ----------oHill’ijday morning cost the life    of    one Oklahoma-----------JI ^5*?? I man and almost resulted    in    two Ottawa  -----------Ig.OOO.Ujother fatalities. Cecil Jordan, 31. employed at Where Ten Died as Plane Struck Radio lower Workman at Cement Plant Killed When Arm Enmeshed In Gear OII WORKERS I Everett Smith and and J. C. Willis Hurt When Walking Beam Falls . *    Washington Shortly alter the investigation' started, a postoffice department stenographer told the committee he had burned some of the official correspondence of former Postmaster General Walter F. Brown at the order of Brown s secretary. John said that Glover also had destroyed all correspondence taken from Glover** records from 1921 to 19 25, when he was third assistant. This was gat tiered up with the later correspondence, he said. He testified that it was cus- Pittiburgh __________ 26,873 onto!or -----------IK,(gut.IK? | j,iant 0f the Oklahoma Port- Seminole ----------- 33,140.08    ' jand    Cement company, was    killed ’uisa --------------81,653.48    w^en his right hand was caught ------- 13,339.65    hn a    rapidly revolving gear    which *----- I    mangled his rig*t arm and crush ed the right side of his Chest. Deatli is believed to have been almost instantaneous. J. C. Willis and Everett Smith I were injured when the walking j beam of an oil well rig they j were dismantling fell. They were ——-—    'reported resting well this morn- State Officials Await Word of ins. Worker in Germany Reduced To Status of Private in Army Ranks Action by Washington Authorities Jordan’s death occurred about IO o'clock Sunday morning. He is believed to have been tighten- —-- ^    ling    a    bolt    near the gear when his OKLAHOMA CITY. Jan. 15.—; f oot or the wrench slipped, caus-.    .    __    , .    , * CP)—Most Oklahoma direct relief hng him to fall so that his hand tom ary    Tor    copies    of    Brown s____“(activities were in the hands ot|wag enmeshed in the g°ar, which ficial correspondence to be sent.volunteers today as state offi- ground his arm and crushed his to Glovers office for blin-,.    Icials awaited the decision of the «»iest Gloves correspondence wafJ FERA on resumption of    federal,    ,    t    knnwn -jUst    how destroyed “in the usual way,** grants t0 the slate.    u *as not    kn0*n Just    1(nv John said.    gtate    Relief    Auditor    Sam]    .    tho*    cnmpthinc John said that much of the Bounds said lie expected    to dis-j wrone in    the cooler    room, correspondence was of a personal: patch an audit of relief expend! !*“r* theS acctdent occurred,    and F TARE OVER HOSPITAL Committees Working Through County With Farmers Contracting Planning j Ii was HUI M.un.1    "    county    agent    and    county    super- much time elapsed before another I - OKLAHOMA CITY. Jan. 17.— (JPl—Taking over of the Elk City community hospital by the farmers union    was    recommended    to the union's convention here today by its cooperative hospital committee. Under the plan, improvements * at . • t „   would he made and a second unit visor of the national government a    (,rected,    probably    at    Okla- eotton-planning    program    for    >    hnsnlta!    is 1ii34-J5, bas completed his    list    ,">ma    r,t-'-    *'    , the hospital    is of committeemen    who are    work-"“ken    over    by the union its    in- iug over the county geums the creas«d membership would make With one exception J. B. Hill, some quarters me audit Jordan was born in Van Als-; acts ot farmers who are in-; Possible complete medical surgi was expected to lorn, the basisjtyne, Texas. He had been em- terested si,,ned up.    jcal.    dental    and    undertaking    aer- The committeemen have been]vices i()i a *ee PT 612 a year, the nature, and that none of it “had!Uirtlg t0 Washington during the, anything to do with actual mail, day.    ifound Jordans bod>. contracts,” although they related! jn ROme quarters the to mail routes.    I    was    expected to iorm t— ------  . Earlier J. J. Doran, postoffice for resuming relief allotments,; ployed    for several    years at the .................... inspector, had told the commit- cut Gff since Dec. I.    .cement    plant here.    He is survived instructed to be especially sure    delegates were told. roe that correspondence relating Meanwhile, county social serv-1 by his    widow and    three children, ]to opt the    five-year production    Delegates were urged    to    pro to air mail contracts had been \ce supervisors who are in charge Christine, J. C. jr. and Marjorie, i ^ich is used as a base period.    mote the sale among local unions found missing from the Glover;0f relief activities affecting 90.- He lived in the 900 block, west g0 far as }s known at Hill s of 500 shares of the institution's files.    j    OOO    families, were serving with-j Fifteenth.    (office    now, February I is the,stock at $50 a share File envelopes, hare of correl-;out pay< Director of Relief A. L. Funeral services were held ■ dead||ne for    getting the contracts    ^ H. Lawter, union    secretary, pondence, were introduced into Becket said the supervisors were; Monday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock the record. According to the no-jn0j requested to volunteer their at the    chapel    of    the Crisvrell    Fun- tations on the envelopes they re- j services, “but we hoped they eral Home. furred to contract mail routes Would.“*    I Smith and Willis were dismant- ^  .................. from Chicago to San Francisco,| Beckett, back in his office af-' ling a    rig on    the Ray    farm several    gpective township but will Chicago to New' Orleans, Detroit I t9T a W(>ek*s absence, said he had miles    north    of    Ada    when    the 1 wherever needed. —    *    -    •    otherifoeen on a survey “which shows walking beam fell, inflicting ~ to Cleveland and many important routes.    I    conditions are pretty Chairman Black issued a sum- j spots.*’ He predicted mons for Glover to testify re- j wave “w ould see much suffering garding the alleged destruction of j throughout the state.” air mail correspondence.    Murray    Issues    Instructions Gov. Murray has instructed ibis former county relief superin-from the fed- a had in severe head injury on Smith and1strutted In a cold * breaking a vertebrae below the ribs. They were employed by rom Glason, contractor. They are at the Sugg Clinic. Braniff Testifies IN ST, L Taut Braniff, of Oklahoma J tendents, removed City, independent air line opera!- eral pay roll January I,    not    t or, told the committee today that; interfere with the work ot t Brown awarded a mail contract j social service supervisors, tt vasi to Transcontinental and Western,learned. The superintended! s|    - Air aft* r telling him that bis have been reemployed at $6V ST LOUIS, Jan. 17.— CP) planes, of the same type as used month to distribute    free    garden    Bishop    William    Fletcher    McMur-|ments    of    work. by tile T. and W. A., were not j seed, of which about    $ko.    ‘*1    ray    of    the    Methodist    Episcopal]    The    committeemen, with their satisfactory.    (been ordered by the state boat .church, South, djed jn Barnes townships and addresses, follow':; signed.    (was given a unanimous vote of While the committeemen were confidence after he had reported chosen from various townships, I that the union is in sound fi-they are not limited to their re- nancial shape and growing steadi- 0 ly. Tlie convention also applauded when Tie urged appropriation They have been thoroughly in- nf jess state school money “for the purpose ann athletics and military training methods of the cotton-control and more for student self-help program, and are available at all jndustry.” times to farmers wishing to in-: y recommendation that the quire about the program or to farniers- union insurance corpora sign contracts. Their appoint- ^on undertake the w'riting of ^ .      undertake ment makes it conxement for a C0mmerCjai risks farmer in any section of the d n county to locate a committeeman and sign a contract without having to come in to the county agent’s office, already crowded with employes of other depart- • E F Congressional Election to Engross Attention of Party Leaders BY LOUIS P. LOCHNER (Associated Press Foreign Staff) BERLIN, Jan. 17.— (.PA —The German w'orker will hereafter be in relation to his boss what a private in the army is to his captain. Unquestioning obedience is enjoined upon the wrorker as the first commandment of a new labor law, announced by Chancellor Adolf Hitler last night, and effective May I. “It is the most advanced labor legislation in the world,” declared Minister of Propaganda Joseph Goebbels before a gigantic labor mass meeting. Under the law, if owmer or captain of industry is benevolently inclined, workers may enjoy a patriarchal regime in which the employer and the government, working hand in hand, will give him all material comforts—and even spiritual diversion. Freedom Can Be Banished The worker’s freedom, however, will be banished forever. If he disobeys, fines or other penalties may be imposed. In addition, labor’s time-honored rights of striking to obtain better conditions and collective bargaining are abolished under the law as are lockouts on the part of the employer. The law, designed to give the employer undisputed mastery over his employees, begins: “Within the shop an employer, as leader of the shop, the of- House Coinage Committee Takes Up President’* Monetary Program OTHER SUBJECTS COMING Appropriations Big Feature of Session; Philippine Independence Looms WASHINGTON, Jan. 13—CP)— The democratic congressional committee today planned to starting employes and laborers as his a concerted elect-democrats-to-, following, must work jointly for the-house move next week at a I nle advancement of the shop’s meeting designed to settle the ] purposes and for the common ad- chairmanship question for next fall’s campaign. Confronted by an expressed desire of Rep. Byrns of Tennessee, party floor leader, to be relieved of the chairmanship of the congressional committee because of many duties, the members are casting about for a successor. Many feel Byrns should be retained because of his prominence and there is a move to draft him as the chairman for the coming campaign and give him an assistant to carry on the detail work. The republican congressional committee already has been re- of the people and the vantage state. “The leader of the shop decides on all shop matters. He must look after the welfare of his followers. These must be faithful to him.” Council May Be Abolished The law contemplates abolishing the workmen’s council for wages and tariff arbitration. Settlement of all disputes will be left to the initiative of the employer. Minister of Labor Franz Seldte announced, however, that “a special ‘court of honor’ will watch WASHINGTON, Jan. 17.—VT) Senate passage of the District of Columbia liquor licensing system bill and St. Lawrence waterway discussion in the house today engaged the legislators awaiting a factory more spectacular monetary arguments. Two hours was all required for the senators to pass the local liquor bill with slight modifications of the house version Representative Snell, the republican leader, told the house—that was momentarily laid aside in the senate—that this country had better approve the pact, lest Canada go ahead with the waterway alone and exact tolls from American shipping. The interior department bill was before the house, but often the debate wanders afield from the legislation officially up. The district bill now' goes to conference for consideration of minor differences between the house and senate. Only one material change was made on the senate floor, adoption of an amendment bv Senator Walsh D-Mass) to prohibit the sale of liquor on Sunday except for medicinal purposes. The liquor bill out of the way, the senate returned to the hour-after-hour of st. Lawrence treaty dispute, with no prospect of reaching a vote. The house ways and means committee sought speed but made little progress on its bill tightening income tax laws. organized. Representative Bolton.over tjle just application of their was voted H, T. DOUGLAS TRIAL Braniff said he had sought 2* contract for a Chicago-Oklahoma City route on which he was operating a passenger schedule, and that at a house of representatives committee hearing Brown told him his mind was “not open” of affairs. MIEL REFUSES TO j hospital here today of heart dis-] Stonewall tow’nship: tease resulting from an attack of;Thompson, Stonewall, 'influenza. He was 69 years old. I Bishop McCurry lived at Fayette, Mo., seat of Central College, I which he served as president until two years ago. He was pres- J. \\ 'ident of the church's board of finance witli headquarters here. of Ohio, was elected chairman many months ago. Under the guidance of Rep. Snell of New York, party floor leader, the organization has been united into a militant group and now is scouting about for issues for the campaign. I AH the 435 house seats and a third of the senate seats are to be filled at November elections. At present, democrats control 314 house seats, republicans, 113 and there are three vacancies. The republicans hope to capture the house but most concede this However, newly gained George CHANDLER. Okla., Jan. 17 route I;    CP'—The case of H. T. Douglas,    is next to impossible. John    Scribner,    Stonewall, route    prominent Shawnee banker whose    should they win between 40    and 2- Roy Glover', Lula;    J. T. Row-    chain of institutions in central    70 seats, or enough to cut down felt    Stonewall,    route    2; R- I-    Oklahoma collapsed in 1932, wras    the present huge democratic    ma- Alexander, Stonewall, route I; expected to go to the jury this    jority, leaders feel that    since Chaffin. Stonewall, route 2.    afternoon.    Douglas is    charged    about 80 democrats at times    have Midland township: Virgil Hunt,    with irregular banking    practices,    evidenced views opposed to    the Vanoss; Henry Little. Stratford. The jury    was instructed by    administration they might    wield J. H. Griffith, for single-motored planes such as,    -------- Later he testified T and W.l CP \ move is under way to or- The bishop left tile first of the! route 2; J. H. Griffith, Roff, Judge Hal Johnson, to determine the balance of power in the next A. got a contract with the idem j ganize district court judges for year for a tour of inspection of route 2    !congress. ileal tvpo of plane.    .litigation in which they would de- his Episcopal territory, which] Maxwell township: Quinn Bea\- receive<_ pEtsonal benefit from a    -    --    -    * Braniff said he was operating, mand full payment of salaries comprised Kentucky, western VIr- er, Ada, route 2; Charley New- $-,500 loan obtainedI from one of his planes at a cost of 15 1-2 despite reduced appropriations, ginia, and the Baltimore district.] by, Ada, route 2; Earlin Haskins, his banks the Canadian Valley and that Tie had M-| Governor Murray charged today. Upon his return he was taken to Stratford, rural route; E. A. May-; bank of Asher. cents a mile fared to carry the mail at ■ aa^ » .v.^. ——-----—,— -—■«——         ,,    T    «    1,    .    m half the amount now' paid.    Judge J. F.    McKeel of Ada,    but Dr. McCurray w*as recognizee Chickasaw township:    J. K. j    late today in another phase of the j    (J11 The government subsidy over! that McKeel    had declined to joinJas one of the foremost preachers • Floyd, Ada, route 2; J.    H. Bul-    case, involving a number of other is competitor’s route. Braniff! “It would    cost the state an    ad-    and organizers of Methodism. Hehock, Ada, route 5; John    Thrash-    bank officials, including Newton    PEIPING, ?stifn ii. was at the rate of ap-1 ditional $380,000 a year if    the    had served as secretary of thejer, Ada, route I; Eon    Putnam,    Douglas, the present defendant's nege    again .    »    »    •     1    1_____J    ~    c      :___ A«/1    ,11.     i..    o    .    II*    TT    Af    un/I lf A Ti IT    hor    . one- i He said a letter had been sent the hospital. Judge J. F. McKeel of Ada, but 1 Dr. McCurray field, Ada, Route a. Chickasaw township: Another jury will be called R-Mate today in another phase of the ! his test if! proximately 80 cents a mile. I district judges were successful in] church board of His own actual receipts, from a suit,” said Murray. “It s not go- helped organize    the board    of passengers only, averaged about J jug to be done. I have the respon- finance 01 which    he    was    the only 12 1-2 cents, he said.    sibility of upholding the constitu- j president. Ho built many church-, Braniff said he had started the Lion a'nd pm going to do it.”    es and de dicated more than 500 first rug liar passenger line in- The legislature reduced the ap-j buildings. the southwest, from Dallas toj propriations at Murray’s request.] Tile funeral will    be    held    at . _    --------- j 9:30 a. rn. Friday in Centenary Ria cf WJrmc Onf    .Church here, of which Bishop Diasi VYipeb UUl    McMurray was pastor from 1902 Former Pontotoc    ; to 1906. It is expected Bishop Tex., and to Ok Wichita Fall lahoma City. When control of the company was sold to a subsidiary of Axiation Corporation in 1929. lo* said, the line s losses, which had heed $6,000 in nine months, jumped to $24 0,000 in six months. “Fundamentally the difference extension aud;Ada, route 3; W. H. Mundy, Ada, brother, route 5.    1 Francis township:    L.    L.    Dil lard, Ada, route 3; Clarence. Bulch, Francis. Allen township:    Thomas    J. Jared, Allen, rfd; A. A. Caldwell, Allen; Burt Curlee, Allen. Fitzhugh township; L. E. Em- F territory, i Ch a liar OKLAHOMA CITY. Jan. County Family lo 1 .’vv. ii it* eiyfcicu dibuuj* route I* J C 'A. Frank Smith who presides] McC,ack-,in; F, erson, Fitzhugh; L. Hewitt, Roff,(<.P)—Henry    H. Wood, Kelso, Roff; Phil 1 county judge and former over the Missouri conference of itzhugh. Jan. 17-—kP)—Japa-have invaded Chinese Chinese authorities in province telegraphed [headquarters here today. I One thousand Japanese-Man-chiikuo troops Tuesday attacked the Chinese garrison near Le.Jg J Men SU pass in the great wall, ■ according to these dispatches. 17. I T}ie invaders allegedly oecu-Osage pied a Chahar village, claiming state it belongs to the Japanese-assist- WASHINGTON, Jan. 17—CT)— Congress had a far-ahead glimpse into the administration legislative program today while setting out to dispatch the business more immediately at hand, the extraordinary monetary bill. Rejoicing that it was given jurisdiction, the house coinage committee put aside its dollar stabilization hearings to polish up the Roosevelt dollar bill. Senator doubters, meanwhile, had White House word that President Roosevelt obtained an affirmative opinion from Attorney General Cummings on the constitutionality of his plan for the federal government to take over all monetary gold before he put it into a remommendation for the legisiat-tion. There also fluttered to the capitol from the other end of Pennsylvania avenue the newrs that the promised request for over $1,100,-000,000 of additional recovery program funds for this year will be along soon. Trailing behind a few weeks will be what Mr. Roosevelt has to say on stock exchange regulation, wrar debts, traffic reciprocity powers, railroad and general transportation questions and more government agency consolidation. Out of the added money to be spent between now and June the   _    Civil Works    Administration will CHICAGO, Jan. 17.— (.Pi,—• be linanced. Should any of the .American Senate . onsKlers Uquor 111 league's playing managers wish |, Unmindful of national.imputes ' for the moment, the senate took (employers) rights.” While under the republican constitution capital and labor wrere on an equal basis, the employer now has the government’s command to run his plant. Germany's labor legislation hitherto has resulted from negotiations between federations of employers and employees. All this will be abandoned. Neither workers’ nor employers’ federations will continue to exist. The unit in each case will be the local shop or plant and both boss and workers will be compelled to join the “labor front.” Labor’s one chance of voicing displeasure or making its wants known to an employer, is through a so-called confidential council of workers who will advise a boss on matters affecting his shop. _    ___ I ior Hie moment, me senate iwuix to call in pinch bats leu or iu “Ljme today for renewed considerance    r    unman!    vee    nnvt    unuunn    •    _      . of Manchukuo. ROSWELL, N. M.f Jan. 16. 9—Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Covel I Antonio and the church will conduct the service, Bishop Sam R. Hay, San Bishop U. V. J’ —Mr. and    Mrs. C.    M. covei j Antonio and Bishop U.    V. W. was between spending our own and their five children were kil-jDarlington, Huntington, W. Va., money and somebody else**,” helled accidentally by an explosion j assisting. Burial will be at Shel-explained in answer to Chair- which Monday wrecked their duff-1bina, Mo. man Black's    question.    lout home, 4 0 miles north of here.    His widow', formerly Miss Lar~. sums were spent for use-ja coroner’s jury decided Tuesday. I Frances Byrd Davis of St. Joseph, less purposes, he said, including) The father and five of the I Mo., a son, William F. McMurray ment of big salaries.    [children,    the    oldest    18 years oldMray, Jr.. Paducah, Ky., and two Braniff    said losses    were so    died when they were    caught in ]daughters, Miss Claudia    McCur- great he sold    $5,000 of    his $8.-J the dug-out    by flames. The ray and Mrs. Frances    Blume, otto stock    in    the new    company    mother died    after    she was both living at Fayette, Mo. and “traded the rest for a desk j brought to a Roswell hospital, and a couple of chairs.    Members    of the Covel family -    {probably will be buried at Lind- _____    Lay, Okla., wiiere a brother re st. Louis — The hunger strikeUides. of Eugene F. Everett, 43. forra- (iives Up Hunger Strike er army captain, lawyer and tea- The coven family were former cher, who said he would starve I residents of Pontotoc county, himself lo death unless the gov-!having resided near Maxwell, eminent did “something for tile They moved to Littlefield, Texas, veterans,’ nas ended.    in 1931 and later to a ranch near Everett, member of a proml- J Roswell, N.M. nent Springfield, Mo., family, has j ^ daughter. Mrs. Lorene returned to che U. S. veterans’ i [gaacs, resides near center. MUSKOGEE, Jan. 17.—CPT— iFinal arguments in the trial of James w. Decamp and four others on federal charges of mail fraud in connection wit ll promotion of a glass casket company got under wa^ today after the defendants had refused to take the stand. The government alleges the concern disposed of more than $3,000,000 in stock. JEW, GETS JAIL TERM highway commissioner, died at a ed state , hotel here last night after suf-    __ ] fering a heart attack.    FOOCHOW, China, Jan. 17.— j He served on the highway com- (pj—Nationalist government in-mission in the administration of fantryj pouring into Foochow' on Gov. J. IL A. Robertson. Former-,Hie heels of retreating rebel?., Iv a law' partner of Hugh Jojies;get about restoring order today. at Hominy, Wood came to Okla-j General Liu Ho-ting, command-;boma City yesterday in the in- ing the 56th division, said his BERLIN, Jan. 17.—CP)—A sentence of seven months in jail today was given a nazi storm trooper named Friedel. convicted of beating Max Schussler, a jew, wrho formerly lived in New York. ] York. Schussler’s treatment was pro-; tested yesterday by Raymond !HI"7idow’’aiid 1w0“chndren"aiir-Geist, United States consul, to terests of jones’ campaign the democratic nomination governor. Born near Tahlequah, Wood worked in a surety bond office at Muskogee before becoming a law'yer. Burial will be at Pawhuska ^oritroops would resume the pursuit *or [southward as soon as they had recuperated. United States sailors, sent ashore to guard American lives and property, returned to the U.S.S. gunboat Tulsa. Tough On^Tlie Hands nets for themselves next season. they may do so without being forced to spend the rest of the game on the bench. They may not return to action on the diamond, but a rule alteration agreed upon by clubowners provides they may assume duties on tile coaching lines, President William Harridge announced today. The playing pilots in the league are Mickey Cochrane of ation or the District of Columbia liquor regulation bill. Committee banking and air mail investigations attracted many auditors there; while the house, busying itself with the interior department appropriations, had little out of the ordinary to offer. Possibility of a banking committee contest against the coinage committee there for jurisdiction over the 50-60-percent-gold dollar bill provided one long chance for fireworks, Detroit, Joe Cronin of the cham- however. pion Washington Senators, and unless they change their minds, Lew' Fonseca of the Chicago White Sox. and Rogers Hornsby of the St. Louis Browns. the Prussian secret police.    j Friedel lived in a house owned ] bv Schussler. The latter claimed I vive. j Omaha, Neb. — Dean Noyes, CWA w'orker, has replaced Dean W. Noyes, Omaha city commissioner, hospital here where he started his fast 34 da*a a^o, and is being given a liquid diet. He lost about 40 pounds. Friends said Everett ended his fast when threatened with court action to subject him to forcible feeding. WASHINGTON, Jan. 17.—(.PT A little criticism finds a welcome with    Senator    Bulow of South Dakota. “A reasonable number of fleas,” he explained today, “is good for * dos-”    _    ___ WICHITA, Jan. 17.—i/P*—A new daily record for the closing of loans w’as established yesterday by the federal land bank of Wichita. L. E. Call, president, said 127 loans, totaling $289,609 were negotiated and the money disbursed to farmers in Colorado, New Mexico and Kansas. Grandpa No Danger Philadelphia — Howard the trooper beat him brutally in . Henderson, a grandfather who is the life of this city. a quarrel over rent.    ;62 and gray-haired, became in- p0r ll years Dean Noyes serv The sentence, passed by a sum- dignant in domestic relations ed this city Stickup And Pickup Chicago — Some 200 shotguns, pistols, revolvers and daggers used by “stickup” men and other criminals and seized from them are going to be turned into useful articles. Instead of dumping them into Lake Michigan, as is sometimes done, officials have decided to turn them into picks and shovels for use by the CWA. A foundry was given the task of melting them for conversion into implements. as street commis- mary tribunal—also known as a court. •sioner, last May he was defeat- “speed court”—constitutes the! “The idea!” he exclaimed, “the    ed and left office a short    time quickest action achieved by the    [idea    of    saying that    I spend my    later. Last Tuesday he joined United States diplomats in Ber- time dancing.”    {the CWA payroll here as a ce ll n on any case affecting Ameri-j He had been haled into court ment finisher at 30 hours a w’eek can citizens under the nazi regi- by his daughter-in-law, Mrs. Mar- for 90 cents an hour. me    jgaret Henderson, who accused] “i’m working hard now and Geist said that in his opinion    i him    of    hiding her    husband as    i’m proud to be. I have to    work the sentence could be regarded    well    as    being a gay    blade. The    to live,” he said, as he    gave as a satisfactory disposal of the Judge decided he should contrib-(first aid to his calloused and Ute to the support of the grand-.chaffed hands. incident. children. r Manitow'oc, Wis. — Joseph Komorow'sky banked his money in a coffee grinder against the day when he must meet the tax collector. He counted his 12 months savings and noted the total was $258. The day he planned to visit the city treasurer’s office he told police, he went to the pantry and found the coffee grinder empty. Chairman Smith of the senate agriculture committee laid plans to introduce a bill to prohibit government cotton crop predictions, which he insists do not truly reflect the crop’s condition and which “disturb” the market. E. E. George, Memphis, Tenn., farmer, told the senate agriculture committee he failed to understand “how any one could object” to the Bankhead bill to control the cotton surplus by licensing gins. Southern planters, he said, "are planning to intensify their cotton cultivation this year in an effort to make as much on 25,-000,000 acres this season as they did on 40,000,000 last year.” Material for Reflection Congressmen, their interests being as varied and full as those of the many-sided sections electing them, found in downtown developments more material for reflection, including: The PWA continued to allot millions for job-making construction, setting aside almost $8,000,-000 for 53 non-federal projects in 23 states. It became apparent that the ad-(Continued on Page 4, No. ;

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