Miami Daily News Record, September 28, 1939

Miami Daily News Record

September 28, 1939

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Miami Daily News-Record (Newspaper) - September 28, 1939, Miami, Oklahoma Associated Press Leased Wire MIAMI DAILY NEWS Ottawa County Population 38J37 76 Published Every Evening Except Saturday and Sunday Morning by Miami NewsRecord Publishing 1939 A Street and Firxt Avenue PRICE FIVE Two highway occur ring seconds apart one mile south west of here on Wednes day night resulted in serious in juries to a 15yearold Miami bi cyclist and severe head lacerations to a 23yearold Texas The second coming on the heels of the brought a spectacular explosion and which destroyed a transport truck carrying pounds of oil and blocked traffic on a segment of the highway for nearly five Truck Driver Detained The truck Buddy Cald of Oklahoma said he overturned after clamping on brakes to avoid a second He was held for The injured Jack son of anc Cliff 210 H street north with a fractured pelvic bone a broken left leg and a deep wounc Harry of Sherman two head one deep lacer ation behind the right He was hurt when the oil in which he was IN FAVOR IF LEGAL BAN ON REDSAND BUND 3port Urging Such Organ lizations Be Outlawed Is I Approved by Convention NEUTRAL ON EMBARGO Leaders Directed to Back Neither Side in Current Congressional Debate BULLETIN 28 Raymond corporation counsel of was unani mously elected national corn s mander of the American Le gion The two legion 1 naires who were nominated but who withdrew in favor of 1I Kelly were Lynn Stambaugh of and Milo War ner of Kelly t served 10 months overseas as a lieutenant in the islation to outlaw Communist in the left the German bund and simi lar was advocated today by the American Delegates attending the final ses sion of the twentyfirst national convention approved the report of the Americanism committtee urg ing such The pronouncement also asked continuation of the Dies commit tee investigating unAmerican ac suggested registration of 1 aliens and requested the legion naires to aid in efforts directed against subsersive The vote was taken as the ex service men gathered to choose a new national Against All War Profits The legionnaires also called up on Congress to enact legislation to eliminate all profits from war as a move to safeguard the nations The demand for universal serv ice in wartime was supported unanimously when presented by the committee on The organization opposed any change in the method of declar I ing war in the United i action aimed at proposals to put i the question of war or peace into f hands of the citizens in a referen By mandate of the the legions new leadership will be pledged to pursue efforts ately to strengthen the navy and air Its administration likewise will be bound to favor neither congressional camp in the current dispute over the arms em Thanksgiving Change Decried II The convention resolutions com mittee said it would present today an expression opposing change of the traditional date of Thanksgiv ing on the ground it might infringe upon the commemoration of Armis tice I Life in the Loop became more subdued last night as many of the estimated legionanaires and members of their families headed Yet the last hours of the conventions fourth day were filled with social reunions and the usual impromptu activities on the A final plea for national unity in the interests of neutrality was made by Frank administrator of veterans A greeting from President Roosevelt was brought by the ad who said the nations chief executive has a sincere in terest in the progress made by the American Legion and in the wel fare of our million The lone fatality among conven tion visitors up to the final day occurred last night when Frank of past commander of the Washing ton died of a heart at Double Sending Two to Climaxed by Spectacular Burning of Oil Truck on Highway Jack of Seriously Injured When Struck By Auto on 66 Southwest of Dis rupted for Several Hours After Transport Carrying Pounds of Oil Overturns in Attempt to Avoid First At Miami Baptist at endants said Harp was in a satis factory condition today and would ae all right Young remained in a serious con First Crash at 7 The first resulting about 7 brought highway sheriffs officers and Miami police rushing to the An ambulance speeded to claim the but both had been remov ed earlier by a mortorist and rush ed to the Highway Patrolman Eaton and Deputy Sheriff Lewis Wal ker said young Doty was struck as he moved south on his bicycle a short distance in front of a bicy cling Howard about 601 E street approaching from the trailed an Ohio car The whose home address was given as Cleve land but whose name was not ob tained by had start ed to pass a This driver darted back into the right side of Continued on Page Two 4YEAR COLLEGE HERE IS GOAL OF NEW PRESIDENT Percefull Tells Com munity Meeting of Hope For Student Body of BOOSTING IS NEEDED AIRMEN BOMBED BRITISH GERMANS CLAIM Nazis Report Second Suc cess in Two Days Against Empires Navy DENIED BY BRITISH SENATE COMMITTEE APPROVES ADMINISTRATION NEUTRALITY BILL TO END ARMS EMBARGO Cooperative Attitude Is to Be Kept He Says CRASH FAT ALTO FOUR MIDDIES Graduate Among Annapolis Students Killed In Tennessee Wreck United States Naval acad emy midshipmen en route to An napolis for classes were killed about today in a col lision of their automobile and an apple truck at about 35 miles northeast of The dead were identified by Gillam undertaker at as of Britton Cole of Phillip Seewald of and Max Mc Connell of All were around 18 to 22 years Orr died in a hospital where he and two other Frank Thomas of College and Charles Leveritt of Ama were brought by Thomas condition was described as The extent of Leveritts in juries was not ascertained immed The middies sedan and the truck The trucks gasoline tank exploded and then the truck itself Its driver escaped with slight Orr An Graduate m one of four youths to die in an automobile crash near early at tended Ardmore schools until his senior and was graduated in 1936 from Oklahoma Military acad where he was an honor Because of his high scholastic he was permit ted to enter the United States Nav al academy the following Besides his young Orr Is survived by and who is a student at Oklahoma The youths parents left v by plane for Memphis Judge Names Henry Hoffman to Appraisal Board Federal Judge Franklin Kennamer to day appointed Henry Hoffman of Miami as an appraiser in three condemnation suits brought in fed eral court by the Grand River Dam Hoffman will serve with Ed Tulsa and Dan Delaware county Oscar and Hugh Vinita were considered by Judge but were not appointed because each of them owns land in the Grand river reservoir The trio will begin work using Hoffmans Miami office as a base of Judge Kennamer instructed them to consider all the elements of value reposing in the tracts in question and said the measure of damages was to be the present value of the The appraisers were warned specifically not to allow landown ers or their nor representatives of to dis cuss values of the tracts in their the GRDA met and adopted a policy in disposition of improvements purchased along with farms in the reservoir The improvements will be inven then sold at public auction under the direction of Tom Har at present office manager for Creation of a power sales de partment was considered by the but final action was not taken President Sabjn Percefull re vealed today his ambition of seeing Northeastern Junior college become a fouryear with an en rollment of students and an appropriation which would extend into six Speaking before a community including members of the Chamber of frater nal and other civic the col lege executive visualized a univer sity that would mean an nually to this His address was heard by approximately 90 persons in the Hotel Miami banquet This would be a great institu tion of students who would give this community a larger in dustry than any which is within your reach to attract Perce full Our school can be built up and all Im asking people of Miami to do is to create the proper atmosphere ment to all who of encourage inquire about AUTO KILLS CHILD was killed yesterday when she was struck by an auto mobile as she walked home from Sheriff John Ferguson said the accident was one Rebekah a Bill GUTHRIE GETS NEW WATER WARNINGS Mayor Estus reported today there had been violations of Guth ries conservation orders and warn ed that unless they were stopped the city water supply might be cut ofcf part of each Residents have been ordered to cease using water for sprinkling lawns and washing custodian of Lake source of reported the reservoir was at an alltime Northeastern Junior Three Queries Asked In this President Perce full asked three questions Does this college deserve the approbation of community Is this institution an economic asset to your community Is there anything you do about it The speaking on thn first his first de sire is to have cooperation from the community in helping us to live down a frequentlyheard be lief that the college is in poli He said he does not anticii pats any changes to be made in the college faculty because of poll ile asserted his pcliey would be to iun this school efficient ly an possible dthout listening to tlft i ctates of i ny politician for changes in Credits Widely Recognized The speaker analyzed the schools rating when credits are transferred by students for enrollment else pointing out that our cred its here are recognized by the state universities and colleges just as they are from any other Standard he are being offered to give a wellrounded educational back the subject matter being as well selected and presented as young men and women would find in any college as freshmen and The faculty at he is well All 15 members have two or more college Faculty Introduced At this President Percefull introduced the complete which includes Miss Chloe Miss Etta Ruby Campbell Royal Berlin Radio Hints supreme army announc ing for the second day a success for Germanys air force against Britains naval reported to day a British heavy cruiser had been bombed off the east coast of A spokesman for the admiralty in London declared this was all At the same time the command foreshadowed the end of the cam paign in Poland with the news that the fortress of 15 miles northwest of fcad offered to surrender following capitula tion of the Polish Hit by 550Pound In describing aerial activity the commands com munique said Heavy British cruiser was suc cessfully attacked off the Isle of May at the mouth of the Firth of Forth by one air force fighting One 250kilo 550pound bomb hit the The announcement failed to as sess the but added Of the heavy British naval forces which were attacked the day before one air Hostilities Lag While Allies Await New Peace Offensive Attention Turns to Diplomatic Front After Announce ment of Warsaws With Eyes on Mos cow for Next plane carrier was hit by one 500 kilo bomb and one battleship was hit at the prow and amidships by two 250kilo Winston first lord of the announced yester day in Commons that 20 German planes had attacked a squadron of British but without scoring any He said one airplane was shot one was badly damag ed and the crew of the third was captured on alighting on the German radio stations today broadcast a hint that Britains newest aircraft the Ark was the vessel which the command asserted was destroyed by Nazi aircraft Tuesday in a raid on British naval units in the North An airplane carrier of the most modern construction sustained a square hit of the heaviest caliber in Tuesdays the broadcast A tremendous explosion was the Where is the Ark Royal The Ark which carries a normal comple ment of 60 was completed at a cost of about The British Press Association said suggestions of damage to the Royal Ark are untrue and de clared the vessel is safe and sound at her allotted European hostilities lagged to day with expectation that War saws capitulation would bring a new peace offensive from Adolf Berlin said that Polands shattered by 20 days of German was prepared to probably German announcement of the citys unconditional surrender was borne out by a Polish News Agen cy dispatch indicating further de fense been abandoned with German and Russian armies in virtually control of Po The fortress of strong hold of Polish forces at the junc tion of the Vistula and Bug rivers waved the white flag of surrender 24 hours after the Polish capital gave up War Nazis Believe The belief was prevalent among Nazis that Germanys war wouh end tomorrow with the formal sur render of Warsaw by her But Germany further strengthened her western defenses and informed sources said if Grea Britain still wanted to fight it was up to Diplomatic circles in London an Paris expressed belief Hitler wa preparing a new peace pos ibly backed by threat of a Ger uanSoviet military They said such a move would demand BritishFrench acceptance of the liquidation of their Britain and France have said re peatedly such terms would be un Diplomats Eye Moscow For a clue to the diplo mats looked to where the oreign ministers of Tur key and Estonia were conferring with the Soviet Joachim Von the German foreign had a conference with PremierForeign Commisar Molotoff in the presence of Joseph Moscow speculation mentioned the possibility of a SovietGerman military pact and of the formation of a new Balkan bloc with Turkey Todays issue of Das Schwarze organ of Adolf Hitlers Elite indicated the possibil ity of a military alliance among Russia later In this some German sources saw as highly signifi cant the visit of former Japanese War Minister General Count Ter auchi and a group of Japanese staff officers to the Western Continued From Page Two VOTEIS16T07 DEBATE SET TO BEGIN MONDAY Todays Approval Comes After Development of Controversy as Shipping Interests Seek Easing of Restrictions on Their Senate foreign relations committee approved today the ad ministration neutrality bill to per met the sale of American arma ments to belligerent Senator Borah announced the vote as 16 to He said several of those voting for the measure did so to get it to the Senate floor for der They reserved the right oppose it Amendment Accepted Senate Majority Leader Bark ley of Kentucky said the commit tee had agreed to an amendment to permit American planes to land and refuel at their bases in the Western even if the Warsaw Radio Its Epic Tale Apparently Told With Last Defiant Note Escaped Flier Depicts Havoc State Highway Reveals 1940 Road Program to Cost Including Three County Projects Miss Virginia Lee Miss Agnes Miss Faye Lyle Reavis Continued on Page Ten Germany Sells 11 Planes to Rumania h e Nazi press proudly announced to day delivery to Rumania of 11 Heinkey pursuit planes of the lat est calling it a sign the Ger man aviation industry was so ef ficient it could supply Germany and fill foreign THE WEATHER OKLAHOMA Partly cloudy tonight and Friday not quite so warm in west and north portions cloudy to night and MISSOURI Becoming unset tled tonight and Friday cooler in northwest portion much cooler KANSAS Partly cloudy to nigh t and Friday much Temperatures in Miami from 4 oclock yesterday afternoon until 2 today 67 85 80 4 6 8 75 10 71 Midnight 70 2 68 4 6 66 8 75 10 82 Noon 86 2 89 highway commission an nounced today a 1940 state aid road program costing approxi mately and at the same lime reported that the federal bu reau of public roads had approved a federal aid program for the state costing Largest project in the state aid program is the relocation of roads in the Grand river reservoir Detailed plans have not been made by the commission and the Grand River Dam but the cost is estimated roughly at The state will have WPA as sistance on many the state aid but will receive no regu lar federal On the federal aid the federal government pays part of the Insist on Airline Route The commission said the Bureau of Public Roads had insisted that the airline highway northwest of Oklahoma City be constructed in 1940 as originally The state had planned to abandon a sec tion between Okarche and Waton The bureau also rejected the states plan to drop the proposed Konawa This project would eliminate a crook in the highway Colcord Girl Hurt By HitRun Driver SILOAM 5year old daughter of and Clint Porter of remain ed in a critical condition at City hospital here today from injuries suffered yesterday when she was struck by a hitrun driver of an Attendants said she rallied a little overnight from fractures of both deep lacerations and She was struck as she was walking home from school with a group of By ROBERT JOHN cept for sputtered the wavelength of the Warsaw ra dio was silent Apparently the stations epic tale was ant note it struck during the 20 days it told the outside world of German Its last broadcast at 3 8 was a new challenge to the Nazi besiegers We will never give in while one of us is But last night the Polish Tele graph agency carried a dated which indicated de fense of the Polish capital had been German announcements said the city had capitulated unconditional ly and would surrender formally Escaped Flier Depicts Ruin From the picture painted by the radio announcer and by a Polish army flier who escaped through a barrage of German Warsaw gave up only after it had become a city of ruin and The flier Mateus who flew out of Poland last told of an everdeepening black pall of smoke over In a husky voice that dropped to a he told of of incessant rumblings of siege of civilians creeping from cellars durin artillery between raids to bury and feir bases were situated belligerent Committeemen recorded as vot ing against approving the bill were Clark Shipstead FL and four Johnson of Vandenberg of Michi Capper of and White and were said to have voted for approval in order to get the measure to the They reserved the right to oppose it Senate debate on the measure is scheduled to start The bill would repeal the exist ing embargo on arms to belliger ent Belligerents would be required to take title armaments and other goods purv chisedMn this cT dead in parks and public Hardly a Building Intact From the air the city is a hor rible he Hardly a building is The city is ringed by six divi sions of German soldiers whose ar tillery is pouring in shells unceas aided by an average of 200 raiding planes a Warsaw is a city where from 40 to 60 fires start daily from in cendiary Only small fires can be handled the big ones are left to NeverEnding Bedlam It is a city where priests say mass in wrecked churches a city of neverending bedlam where heavy bombs go crashing through four or five floors and topple an entire Theres a No Mans Land strewn with dead women and Theres some life in the Continued on Page Two were and would have to carry the purchases home in their own Sponsors of the measure claim these provisions would serve to put all sales to warring countries on a virtual cashandcarry ba Controversy Threatened The committees final action on the measure came after develop ment of a controversy which threatened for a time to delay proval until Senator Borah ing minority member of the com told reporters we are try ing to put the bill in proper Senator Capper said that among the matters under dis cussion was the provosion banning American ships and airplanes from carrying goods to Continued on Page Ten Tilling Station Is Machine Gun Nest Artfully Writer Learns on Tour of Nazi West Wall between Ada and Seminole and leave Konawa off the main line of Projects in the state aid program included OTTAWA miles jituminous paving on 10 south from point east of miles gravel and bridges on farmtomarket road from point east of Miami east to the Missouri miles drainage gravel and bridges on farmtomarket road extending south and east from 66 east of miles bitumi nous paving on 33 eastward from Projects in federal aid program McINTOSH and PITTSBURG miles of concrete paving on 69 from Eufaula south to Canadian OKLAHOMA miles fourlane concrete paving on 62 northwest from Oklahoma City and one ROGERS mile drainage and bridge at Catoosa cutoff on WASHINGTON miles drainage and bridge on 75 south of Bartlesville to east of SALINA TO CELEBRATE Ok lahomas first white will celebrate its 143rd birthday 10 with a historical The town was founded in 1796 by Jean Pierre a French fur The anniver sary has been designated by the Legislature as State Historical Snake Bite Is Fatal To Oklahoma 8 A snake bite proved fatal late yes terday to 8yearold farm boy living near 10 miles south of He died en route to a hospital in The boy was bitten on the right cheek as he climbed the bank of a small stream near his His and and five brothers By LOUIS LOCHNER WITH THE GERMAN ARMY ON THE WESTERN Camouflaging has become a fine art in the Saar sec tor of Germanys powerful West You approach a for in and see a gasoline filling station with all normal equipment just before But before you go onto the bridge you see it isnt a filling station at If you look closely you see machine nterior of the forest and see heaps f dried twigs and branches piled up by a Beneath ou discover huge boxes of ammu SteelPlated Less than a mile from the Drench at several NATIONAL LEAGUE First Game New York 001 002 10 0 Philadelphia 200 100 12 0 Gumbert Danning Pearson First Game Brooklyn000 000 4 3 Boston 100 000 Pressnell Todd Errickson Cincinnati 210 Davis Padgett Der ringer played for mer ENID JOINS FIGHT ON PHONE RATE BOOST Walker announced that Enid and 21 other cties in the Southwestern Bell Telephone com pany had applied for rate increases would join in a fight against the A meeting of represen tatives of the affected cities will be held next week to determine a course of Walker The corporation has sched uled a hearing on the proposed in creases ov guns from pointing behind a ominously at you facade that hides STEEL BOOM PREDICTED The Association of Iron Steel Engineers today heard from its Ohrk that the American steel iidustry stood on the verge of the biggest boom in a Those Trim Little Houses You see a group of trim little houses built in native Saarland style near an industrial You take it for granted they are in tended for company Then you come closer and see that windows and curtains simply have been painted against armor Your eye travels up the beau tiful slope of a valley and you see a green and white peasants But strong field glasses show guns of various caliber protruding from the And a Neat Little You notice a neat little tavern with a blackboard outside adver tising your favorite On clos er it isnt a tavern at a miniature You go into the beautiful forests in which the Saar region abounds Logs on a slope to lie ready for As a matter of fact they are connected by barbed win entanglements and make a for midable You penetrate farther into th undred camouflaged bunkers and other defense stands have been Their steel plating is about six inches thick and their concrete walls six to 12 feet To the word of fuehrer Hitler that the west Wall s unconquerable assumes a new meaning as he inspects the defen es against possible French at They are infinitely more nu merous than those against Bel gium and One finds them even on the square opposite the village The banks of the Saar river are profusely studded with French Withhold Fire Building and strengthening of fortifications continues all the Pioneers engineer corps and the labor service work to gether and even though they are within sight of the for nothing seems to hap pen to disturb They have ceased to worry about the They say they are convinced no enemy can penetrate their With similar fami lies go back to abandoned towns and villages to fetch their belong ings while factories and plants send big trucks every day to cart away stocks and So in this first month of no French artillery or aircraft has tried to The ministry of supply announced 1F persons were killed today by an ex plosion in a munitions factory somewhere in the north of Bri Four other persons were A communique issued by the ministry of information said The ministry of supply regrets to announce that at one of the northern explosive factories an ex plosion took place this afternoon involving the loss as far as can be ascertained of 15 Four persons were also The material damage will not seriously interfere with produc Adolf Hitler visited this North sea naval base today to congratulate submarine crews re turning from cruises in enemy Announcement of the Fuehrers visit said he came to laud the sub marine flotilla for a successful trip Grand Admiral Erich commanderinchief of the German accompanied The Fuehrer thanked officers and men personally and later at an informal gathering had mem bers of submarine crews tell him of their Metal Markets NEW Copper steady electrolytic spot export Lead steady New York Kant Louis Zinc firm East Louis spot and forward ;