Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
Miami Daily News-Record (Newspaper) - June 4, 1937, Miami, Oklahoma Associated Prett Leased iMi MIAMI DAILY NEWSRECORD Coontjr 4 XXXIV 290 Ewtpt JUNE 1937 Office of publication A Street And firtt Avenue PRICE FIVE CENTS TRAPPED IN BUS WRECK NINE DIE IN FLAMES Greyhound Coach Overturns And Catches Fire Near 8 PASSENGERS PERISH Victims Are Unidentified No Apparent Reason for Witnesses Say June Nine persons were burned to death when a Greyhound stage overturned early today at Shiloah 48 miles north of Flames burst from the big machine when it toppled over and trapped the victims in the wreck The fire attracted enrollees from nearby CCC Camp Symes and they rushed to the scene and poured k water on the w Coroner Roy Duggins tele phoned here that he had fount nine bodies and believed all per sons aboard the machine had per Al Wilson of the driv was among the The passengers included men and wom en and a but their identities were not known as the bus com pany said it did not take their At Speck of the Los Angeles police departmen said he had witnessed the wreck He said the bus was traveling on a straightaway Suddenly i ran up on a bank and then turne over in the middle of the highway The bus was en route to Port It was due at its next Shiloah at No Apparent Reason Speck said he and other tors were unable the vic who could be seen amids the There was no apparent reason for the Speck unless the driver had been stricken witl a heart attack or had fallen asleep Six of the passengers boardet the bus when it left Sacramento a 9 oclock last and two weri picked up en route Two Greyhound officials B Sacramento mana and Earl Hensleyj claim1 agentjv Ahrepssifsuperin terident of mainteffjihee of Sai started an investigation They said Wilson was an experi enced having been a bu driver since Bilbao Hopes For Respite as Result Of Molas Death BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The bells of insurgent Spain oiled requiem today for Cmilio besieged for eight weeks iy the forces of the fallen north rn hoped for a breath ng In the green village of tforth Stoneham In Jasque refugee believing he end of Mola meant the end of the Germany and Italy stirred in defense of their several Spanish In the Third Communist international put aside its long and bitter fight with the Second Social ist International and proposed a united front for action against erman and Italian intervetion in This said Secretary General George Dimitroff of the was due directly to the recent German bombardment of Spanish governmentheld which the Spanish government to day protested to the international nonintervention annoyed by the recent machinegunning the border town of Cerbere by an insurgent strung batteries of anti aircraft guns along the Spanish Germany and out of the international nonintervention pa trol since Spanish government bombing of their showec some desire to ease the tension Italian Foreign Minister Court Galleazzo Ciano assured Unitet States Ambassador William Phil lips the civil war crises could be settled without further threat to the peace of In sources in sisted the Third reich is eager to consider Great Britains three point plan to restore the interna ironring Eight hundred insurgent guns were trained on the last iron de fenses of but there were indications that Molas death would further slow the insurgents drive on that Basque regional DEATH OF MOLA BLOW TO REBEL CAUSE IN SPAIN Fascists Stunned by Killing Of Bilbao Besieger in Crash of Plane UP Franco Realigns Leaders to Make Up for Loss of His Ablest Aide RED COLUMBUS PAVES WAY FOR POLE VAULTERS DISTRICT COURT DOCKET IS SET 37 Criminal Cases Listed For First T5eim Under New Administration Bouncing Baby I Puzzle in Lootless Holdup Near Here The two spare lights in th sheriffs office burned all nigh long last Not that they be lieve in oh one never can and when an ap parently sane and safe truck driver phones them in the middle of the night and tells them hes seen a baby bouncing around on Highway that leaves room for either doubt or super And the boys at the court house arent inclined to be skep Sheriff Walter Young and County Attorney William Po teet just shook their heads and left for a peace officers convention But Undersheriff Mil on McCullough and Deputy Roy fTbenman have a problem to figure How in the world eould a live baby bounce when thrown from an automobile onto concrete pave ment Skeptical at First I dont believe was the first thought that popped into their minds when Delbert 26year old truck driver for the Texas Oklahoma Transport phoned them shortly after midnight Continued on Page Four OKLAHOMA Showers and cooler tonight Saturday cloudy and showers tonight and cooler in west and central portions Satur probable in east tonight and Saturday and pos sibly in west portion cooler tonight and in south and east portions Sat urday considerably cooler for the L MISSOURI Unsettled tonight I nd Saturday showers and local thunderstorms Cooler in northwest and extreme west por tions tonight considerably cooler Saturday and Saturday Temperatures in Miami from 4 oclock yesterday afternoon until 2 today 4 4 6 i 6 8 I 8 10 10 The first criminal court docket since election of William Poteet as county attorney will convene June 14 in the district courtroom with 37 cases to be tried before Judge Ad Clearance of equity this week will make way for the which will continue through June The term will include the trial of Henry Cardin consta on a murder charge three em bezzlement counts against Don former county two riot one of which may be and four cases of Docket listings for the fiveday term follow June em bezzlement of public funds three Aubrey rape in the second degree for gery in the second degree George Hubert burglary in the second degree John robbery with firearms Glen Welch Floyd burglary in the second degree Lee Ernest Still riot Tommy receiving stolen property Ben assault with a dangerous weapon Fern Watkins Bill attempt to commil larceny of an automobile Fern Jack Bill Mat attempt to commit robbery Ralph burglary in the second degree Orville DeArmond embezzlement May driving a motor vehicle while under the in fluence of intoxicating liquor Al bert Charlie bur glary in the second degree Elmer assault with a deadly weapon William grand lar ceny Minnie false pre tenses Floyd larceny of an automobile Bill unlawfu possession of intoxicating liquoi second George Moore Jess larceny of an auto mobile Sam Davis Frank Bob Bill Har riot John Jones Chester burglary Oie selling mortgaged chat tels John forgery in the second June rape Robert burglary in the sec ond degree Phillip burglary in the second June at tempt to kill with a deadly weapon Chester passing exchanging and delivering a forged June as sault with the intent to commi rape Edward rape in the second degree Henry Cole June at tempt to kill with a deadly weapon Everett assault with a dan gerous weapon two June Insurgent Spain was stunned today by the death of Emilio Generalissimo Francisco Francos ablest in the crash of a fogbound airplane on the Bis cayan where his tactical genius had brought his armies with in sight of besieged Flags were halfstaffed through out insurgentheld Offi cers in uniform wept openly as the news of his death was All public activities were sus pended and newspapers called his loss irreparable for in a special post humously awarded the commander of all the insurgent armies in northern Spain the Grand Cross of San Spains highest mili tary Insurgent Command Split Immediately after the death of the 46yearold soldiers general was Franco split his former Fidel head of the technical junta of the insur gent was named command er of the forces operating against Bilbao and on the Biscayan front he the Soria and the Ma Irid fronts were placed under Andrews who had direct ed operations against Madrid under The same penetrating Basque fog which had temporarily held up the advance of Molas armies caused lis Two staff officers and pilots died with Despite he protests of his he left Vitoria yesterday morning in thick soupy weather for Only a young tending lis flocks on the saw he plane smash into the two or three miles from the small vil age of Castin de Body Thrown 25 Yards Molas body was thrown 25 yards Torn the wreckage and was so bad y mutilated could be identified only by the waterproofcloak which was his characteristic outer OVER THE TOP Another Russias bewhiskered Otto Schmidt is seeking a new route to the He knows the world is how for hes sitting on top of 13 miles from the Noth As leader of the advance party for the Northern Sea hes doing the unspectacular ground work for an airline which proposes to vault the Pole from Moscow to Sah possibly change international 2 m 68 2 85 Oklahoha soil requires a half million tons of limestone a year tc replace the lime lost by leaching The first indication that the amed soldier was a victim of the disaster was when authorities from Briviesca reached the scene after two hours march in the With Mola was his personal ad Staff Ma ior Air Captain Cahorro and SergenatMechanic Two of the bodies were found about 25 yards from the plane and the other three were about 15 yards They were taken to former seat of the insur gent about 25 miles south west of the scene of the for a ful military RECORD BREAKER Professor who is has been advancirig the red flag far north ever since In 1932 he completed by ice breaker in two months the dif ficult northeast passage from Europe to the The a step toward commer cial development of the north usually two or three ICE BATH Hes used to washing in for when he tried to repeat the voyage in a commercial vessel the ship was crushed by ice and he was marooned on a floe for weeks in The party was finally taken off by planes and Schmidt was flown to to be treated for Auto Tragedy Mars Quad Day in Hollis June Death of Woodrow Burgett of Ok lahoma killed in an automo bile accident near cast a spell of gloom today over the twentysecond birthday party of the Keys a high school classmate of the famous bunch of was en route to Hollis to attend a class reunion at which the quads pre Flake father of left with a Hollis undertaker to get the Details of the ac cident were not available It was Quad day in but the famous first quadrup lets in history to graduate from withdrew from the days festivities and remained at they presided at the an nual breakfast of their high school Afterward in the alumni Roberta and identical impersonated Siamese while Leota and Mary rode with the re mained of their class in a float they The whole town turned To days events were the first of a series of welcome home func tions honoring the quads since their return from Baylor university at They were graduated last The traditional quiet family birthday dinner was set for Each girl had her own cake and lighted DANGEROUS BUSINESS Schmidt knows the danger of living on an ice as at the for he has seen his camp split in two like this when the Cheliuskin was wrecked in weather expecting that polar reports will aid say the Russians will have 24 hours of daylight every day till September also that the MoscowSan Francisco almost a straight crosses the path of maxi mum cyclone frequency on the European side and again in British WATER BATH Schmidt doesnt live on ice all the Here he dries off af ter a swim in a river flowing through his country near He is has one son and has been dec orated twice by the soviet for his northern HERES THE POLE While his greatest fame comes from his has many He has been professor of mathematics at Moscow State editor of the Great Soviet encyclopedia and hold er of many governmental TWO DEANS ARE OPPOSITION IS COLD TO HINT OF COURT COMPROMISE DESIGNATED FOR JUNIOR COLLEGE New Meeting Here Continues PacuU ty Reorganization MISS NAMED Shell Be Dean of Women McCoy of Chosen Dean of Men Northeastern Oklahoma Junior colleges board of regents acted swiftly this morning in appointing a new dean of men and a dean of women as additions to the execu tive staff of President Emer McCoy of who holds the and Bachelor of Fine Arts was named dean of band di professor of biological sci and director of the schools extracurricular Miss Faye Vann of in structor in French at the college for the last 13 was appoint ed dean of Following the the board adjourned and announced their decisions at luncheon in the dining room of the girls dormi tory attended by officers of local service clubs and member of the State Board of Ag The Lions Cham ber of Commerce and Junior Chamber of Commerce sent rep McCoy joins the college staff with an enviable record in state band When connected with the high school at he or ganized a band of 78 members and two years ago won the state high school championship in Class The same year he took the band to the national band meeting at where they rated first class in national The last year his organization placed in the first division of the state band competition at In national competition at Oklahoma they were rated second divi In addition to his band expe McCoy has coached win ning football teams at Seminole and He has taken a summer instruction course from Coach Bob Zupke at Universi Nazis Behead On Charge of Treason June 21yearold Jewish citizen of the United who had never been in was ex ecuted by a mechanical guillotine at dawn today for an alleged treasonable plot Under the ex plosives It was learned on good authority that the hitherto presumed to have been based on an alleged plan to kill Adolf instead were connected with accusations that Hirsch wanted to assassinate Julius high Hitler aide and the Reichs leading Clemency apparently was refus ed by Def only one able to give authorities believed Hirsch acted for Otto Hitlers bitter who now is in exile in Czecho the youths Clemency Pleas Fail Execution occured in Pleotzen zee prison despite four clemency appeals by United States Ambas sador William Hirsch went to his death by the guillotine with a 20yearold Ger Oscar condemned like himself on a charge of high trea This grim mechanism was substituted only recently for the traditional Continued on Page Eight PLAYGROUNDSTO BE OPEN MONDAY Summer Recreation Pro gram Ready to StartMeet ing of Children Tomorrow ty of He also rersiyefl rom late Knute Rockne and Ray Morrison at Southern Methodist McCoy received his degree from East Central Teachers col lege at Ada his degree from Oklahoma and will be awarded the degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Vandercook School of Music in Chicago this McCoy was in Miami today and he will leave immediately for Chi cago to finish out his music Dean Dobbins Attends Dobbins of recently appointed dean of admin attended meetings of the board held in the offices of Presi dent Emerson this He said he will move his family to Mi ami within 10 Dobbins will be in charge of the boys dormitory and Dobbins will act as ma tron Camp of Stroud was the only member of the board not pres ent at this mornings Chairman Crable of Okla homa state superintendent of public Napier of secretary Bashore of and Beauchamp of were the oth er members in The playground program spon sored by the civic organizations o Miami will get under way Monday This program will include Softball pitching ani other sport for both Robinsons Announcement Amendments to Reform Bill Will Be Offered Brings Terse Rebuttal From Senator NATURE OF CHANGES NOT YET DIVULGED Measure Will Be Proceed ed Arkansan Says After White House Adding That Action Is Expected This June The first public indication of administration compromise on the Roosevelt court bill brought a terse rebuttal today from a leader of the After Senator Robinson of Ar the Democratic said on the White House steps that amendments would be Sen ator Burke commented We will be here until the end of time before such a bill will ever There cant be any compro mise on the basis of adding a lesser THATS ALL June Roosevelt said to day he had completed his legis lative recommendations for this session of He told press conference he had no ther ideas and that the program for the rest of the session should stress consideration of the measures outlined last night by Senator the cratic after his ence with the Robinson said it would tbe desirable if Congress should enact the judicial and govern ment reorganization minimum wages and maximum aid for farm lowcost housing and prevention of tax dodging and extension of nuisance WPA Crews Strive to Curb Flood Damage Near Eufaula Trains Are Mexico Fears Rise Prosecutor To State Convention Sheriff Walter Young and Coun ty Attorney William Poteet left this afternoon for where they will attend the meeting of the Oklahoma Peace Officers associa The advertisements contain good tool June Large crews of WPA laborers were assigned to flood prevention work in the lowland area east of here to day as the Canadian river surged from its banks the third time in a The crews were working to prevent accumulation of flood drifts and were assisting farmers whose homes were washed away by the Among the farmhouses destroyed was the twostory home of Mc a landmark on the south bank of the Most livestock in the lowland area was driven to safety on higher but farmers said crop loss es would be Crowder and Canadian were cut off from their electricity supplies at Henvyetta when lines were washed River Cuts New Bed The river cut a new bed more than 350 feet wide south of the Fort Smith Western railroad bridge near Hanna and destroyed the A Gulf Oil company pipeline was washed At Union the flood gauge was falling but a third wave was expected tonight and emergency workers were laboring to forestall additional Harry federal weath er predicted the river would overflow from Purcell to Cal vin alte At Euraula the river was down to three feet and still but the third flood crest was expected to reach there Two days the crest was 12 feet two feet above flood Trains Detoured As the Fort Smith Western bridge was washed trains from Oklahoma City to Fort Smith were routed over the MKT tracks from McAlester to Road offi cials said bridge repairs would take several Repairs to the MKT bridge at Camargo were delayed in antiicpation of another flood before Rock Island trains between Sayre and Oklahoma City were detoured by way of Chickasha and Anadarko to avoid weakening Bridgeport bridge and wet the North Canadian was falling again at Woodward as Continued on Page Four Rodecape Dies Here at Age of 88 Joel 88yearold Ottaw county died at oclock Thursday night at his 12 H street He had been a resident of Ottawa county for the last 55 years and had lived in Miami for 20 He was a her of the He is su of Fairl and Cly five daughter of rie Myrtle Allred Miss Minnie R and Miss of Al and two Funeral serv oclock Sa the Methodist Ga third grade through higft sfiftBol Sre being requested to meet in the high school auditorium at 10 oclock Saturday At this meeting all details for the program will be worked out and schedules will be drawn for the different schools and Girls are also included in this and will have a part in the competitive Arrangements are contemplated for the different wards to have use of the swimming pool for a part of one day each number of justices to the supreme court for the purpose of ing decisions It as perfectly DEAN REINSTATED NEW June spite Dizzy Deans continued refu sal today formally to sign any statement backing up his verbal denials of alleged controversial the suspension of the Cardinal pitching ace was ordered lifted by Ford president of the National effective within 24 Frick announced lifting of the under which he put Dean two days ago as an outgrowth of pur ported attacks by the pitcher on the leagues chief executive and Umpire George after a cha otic conference at league head Dean walked out of the meeting in a at one declaring he was all washed then was persuaded to return for another compromise willing io add some niem those of us who are fighting to1 maintain an independent A TwoHour Conference who conferred with President Roosevelt for two hours last gave no hint of the na ture of the proposed amendments to the controversial The he will be proceeded and it is expected that action will be taken on it ing the present It is felt that during the last few months some changes have curred which modify the situation but that there still exists the neces sity for the injection ofnew blood into the Aside from the provisions tKat relate to the supreme other features of the bill are to garded as of vital The measure contains several provisions for speeding up the low er federal courts in addition to in creasing the suppreme court to 15 unless justices over 70 Robinsons fellow legislators as sumed that the changes to which he referred were the retirement Justice Van Devanter and and the courts validation of several major administration The Senate who has been boomed by his colleagues for ap pointment as Van Devanters suc said he was not a President Confident President Roosevelt said today there was no question that the court reorganization bill would be passed this olemanHutts DRUG COMPANY Jom Pallbearers w Russell Perry Port cemetery under Lane Funeral h RACE death knell for gering on horse tolled today as 94 to 13 approved by the the enacted ij such
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 155+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.