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   Miami Daily News-Record (Newspaper) - October 2, 1939, Miami, Oklahoma                                Associated Press Leased Wire 79 Publlihcd Ever Evening Eicept Sunday by Miami NewsRecord Publlihlng FUGITIVE SLAIN IN SCUFFLE FOR OFFICERS GUN George of Kan sas Dies After Fray At Lucky Bill Mine POLICEMAN SHOT TOO John of Picher Struggles With Prowler Accosted in Barn Shot twice in a Sunday nighl skirmish with the in a desperate fight for the gun that held life as the William 23yearold Kansas City described as a fugitive from died early today in a Joplin John special officer for the Federal Mining and Smelt ing company and a fingerprint ex pert for the Picher police depart lived to tell the story of a grim waged under dim lights between a hay barn and dog house at the Lucky Bill south of At American hospital today wounded in the upper left arm by one of the bul lets which blazed from his own recounted the harrowing ex perience with a twiceconvictec youth who defied Found in Mine Barn Sheriff Dee heading an investigation into the said Holcomb had entered a hay barnat the Lucky Bill on the sus picion that someone was sleeping Holcomb found Dale who murmured before death the alias of George aroused him and led him toward his car bent on quizzing him about his presence on the mine Holcomb told county officers he was ouside the walking with the when Dales fist sudden ly whipped across his knock ing the officer to the Struggled for Gun locked in a struggle thai developed over the the officer wrestled his adversary from prone The gun somehow came into Dales It was fully at the Shots rang out in the night and at the duels Dale tum bled off Holcomb and rolled into the1 Six shots had been fired from the Colt This was about The wiping blood from his tyes and stumbling toward a summoned an ambulance and the fatallywounded youth and the fingerprint expert rode togeth er to American Relatives of the dying motherand and asked for his removal to Police Record in Sheriff Watters had contacted Kansas City and Joplin police From Kansas City he learned once convict ed and later paroled for car had escaped a hospital about two months ago after having been con victed of car theft and possession of two automatic A car buncle had developed on the youths neck and he had been taken to a hospital for the sheriff was advised by the Kansas City desk He had been sentenced to serve five years on the second theft at the time of his escape from the The name of Dale was not given to investigators on removal of the youth to American but the sheriff found a slip of paper on his which was to grant him a physical examination before ob taining work in the The name of George William Dale appeared Dale told officers his parents and resided at 831 Picher in Police records at Joplin verified the rightful name of the Taken to Freeman he died as attendants prepared to remove him to the operating His body was re moved to a Webb City mortuary Continued on Page Two THE WEATHER warmer tonight Tuesday jshowers in north portion cooler in J northwest and northcentral por warmer tonight and tonight and Tuesday warmer and ex cept in extreme northwest portion cloudy tonight Tuesday warmer in east and southcentral tonight cooler in ex treme northwest fj9 Temperatures in Miami from 4 oclock yesterday afternoon until 2 today 4 4 j 6 S I 8 10 10 Midnight i 2 i 2 Taken by Death CARDINAL MUNDELEIN CARDINAL FOUND DEAD INCHICAGO George Not ed as Religious Succumbs Unexpectedly Cardinal archbishop of died suddenly He was found dead in his bed at his residence in by Patrick Father Hayes had gone to the cardinals room to call him when the prelate did not appear for his customary The who won wide no tice for building the Chicago dio cese into one of the largest and wealthiest in the was re garded as in perfect health as late as The diocesan office said he had worked at his duties Saturday and said mass as was his at the seminary in Munde Mentioned for Papacy One of the best known of the Catholic clergy in the United Cardinal Mundelein was mentioned as a papal candidate on the death of Pope Pius XI this cardinal attracted world civic The wide attention in 1937 when he re ferred to in a public as Austrian paper hanger and a poor one at He was close friend of Presi dent whom he visited in the White House on several occa The tour of the nation in was a guest of the cardinal at a luncheon in the prelates Chicago Poison Plot Recalled In at a banquet honoring the hundreds of leaders and Catholic laity stricken ill in a poison plot which shocked the Several Poison was found in the and investigators traced the plot to an anarchist Jean Under Cardinal Mundeleins ten the first Eucharistic congress of the Catholic church ever brought to the United States was held in Chicago in More than a mil lion of the faithful from every na tion participated in the Recognized as Builder The cardinal was recognized universally as a great Dur ing his administration scores of the huge Marys of the Lake Theo logical seminary in suburban Mun It was built at an estimated operative by the cost of yet the cardinal once save the life of a child than build the greatest cathedral in the George Mundelein was born July Continued On Page Six SHIP IS SUNK BY SOUTH ATLANTIC ARMED RAIDER British Freighter Sent to Bottom Today Off the Coast of Brazil TWO MORE ARE LOST One Swedish Vessel Tor pedoed in North Another Captured BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Germany struck three times at British and neutral shipping sinking the British freighter Cle ment and the Swedish steamer Gun and capturing the Swedish freight er bound for Genoa with cargo of woodpulp and The sinking sent the known ping loss to 60 with a to tal tonnage of exclusive of millions of dollars worth of At least 763 lives have been Destruction of the Clement by an armed rairder near raised British losses to min istry of information announced to day that an armed raider had at tacked and sunk the Brit ish ship Clement of the Booth line in the South The Clement had called at New York The raider has not yet been but the correct steps are being the ministry It said it was believed the raid er was either a cruiser or a pock et Up to the announcement of the sinking of the at least 31 British ships had been sent to the The a freighter has been in service between the east coast of the United States and South American Swedish steamer was torpedoed today off Hans and her crew of 18 New Torpedo Technique master of the sunken Norwegian freight er Solaas said today he believed the ship was the victim of a new torpedo said no ex plosion was heard in what he de scribed as a torpedoing of the Solass last The Solaas was stopped in high preventing the Germans from coming he Five en ginemen heard a hissing then felt a The submarine disappeared and five minutes later the Solaas be gan sinking from holes in the en gineroom and bunk ing that a new device penetrated the ships hull without an explos 11 Survivors Landed RIO DE reports reaching British freighter Clement Continued On Page Six 69 Miners Killed by Explosion in Mexico MEXICO 2 iff nian reinforcements said to be en new orphanages The National Mining union today route to the and hospitals were constructed in reported 69 miners were killed and NCW Polish Army Sought two injured in a coal mine explo lllliic CAU1U Probably the most impressive of sion near Coahuila state rrooaoiy tne most impressive of sion near Coahuila exiled to called to all monuments he left behind is the An accumulation of gas Poles throughout the world to join llUire Marvs nf tTlP wan lilamnr tnv Kloot PnKcli nivnr tn vli KociVIa was blamed for the auu pnymuiaiis ironi uuu jroiisn rauK I would rather nearby towns were rushed to the in the United States and rn A I IT P AT a 1 n f li on cnAvtn t southwest of Eagle Details of the accident were un Ottawa County Population Office of Publication PRICE FIVE CENTS A Street and Fliit Avenno OCTOBER 1939 After the the Repair Gang HITMAN AND BORAH OPEN DEBATE OVER NEUTRALITY The territory she wanted won with Germany I by Nazi shows German army engineers begins to rebuild Reconnaissance Flights Made Over I ATVIA NCYT by Ministry Says nLA W v 7 Statesmen Continue Diplomatic War FRENCH CLEAN UP LAND MINES Exploded in One Sectains wartime tor on West By JOHN LLOYD mil itary reports today said French forces had consolidated their posi tions and removed thousands of small mines left behind by Ger They said the French had taken advantage of the absence of heavy fighting and that only nu localized encounters con Unusual aerial activity marked the last few it was with Nazi fliers making stiffer ef forts to turn back Allied recon naissance An account of a battle fought Saturday oyer German disclosed said three French and five German planes were shot The account said two French reconnaissance planes and nine pro tecting fighters were attacked by 15 German After a long eight of the French ships it was bringing photo ghaphic information concerning German Mines Exploded Officers estimated the French exploded mines in one asserting one shell alone set off a string meters feet Semiofficial sources said French 1 CpUlto reaCninfir ocuu A xciiwil here from Maceio said 11 survivors thrusting into Gtermany along the Western Front had more me onusii ireignter YVCBI which was sunk off the Brazilian tnan 60 Nazi villages during the first month of the French they now dominate the industrial valleys of the lower Blies and Lauters British Tommies were reported flowing matching Gter The reconstructed Polish gov exiled to called to a Polish army to fight beside the mine was operated as a coBritish and Officials said they hoped to recruit at least Nurses and physicians from 000 volunteers from Polish ranks French sources said their troops Palau is a mining town 90 miles were threatening Saarelouis and other cities scattered throughout the Continued on Page Two The Surrender of Warsaw After Gallant Stand Victorious Germans and vanquished Poles meet in railroad car to effect formal surrender of capi tal of what once was Seated in backs to are Polish At with German general staff is von commander of besieging Nazi Scene recalls end of Woild war when Germans signed Armistice in a railway Non Aggression Pact in Prospect to Give Soviet More Concessions By DWIGHT PITKIN night reconnaissance flight by British planes over Berlin and the sinking of a British freighter by an armed raider were mariced up today on the credit and debit sides of Brisummoned Latvias foreign minis i ter to Moscow today for the pur informed quarters of ne gotiating a nonaggression pact j giving Russia military and naval Reconnaissances by day and concessions similar to those she re out over cently obtained from The i j j rel Latvian William P t A aTd was exPected to arrive here by air There were no other de piane about am Three British Planes Downed yviutji iias excellent nar An information ministry of which are fortified mque told of a dogfight yesterday on the Gulf of Riga and on the over Germanys Siegfried line tween five Royal Air Force planes and 15 German air It acknowledged that three British GERMANS LAUGH sible quarters laughed to day at from London of British Warplane reconnaissance flights over North4 Ber lin and Citizens of Berlin and Potsdam itfust have slept one official be cause no one heard the warplanes were shot down and that another made a forced But it said eight of the 12 men in the British crews were observed escaping by The British squadron the communique finished his re connaissance assignment by dodg ing and banking while a gunner in the tail of his plane poured a steady fire into pursuing German It said two German planes were shot Meanwhile the government as sured Commons today that any en emy planes which try to raid Lon don will get the reception they de foreign undersec made the statement in re plying to questions from Laborite Josiah who sought de tailed reports from British officials formerly in Poland on the effects of German bombings Wedgwood said such reports would give some idea of what it would be The undersecretary said detailed reports were not available at this Diplomats took the offensive in a war devoid today of major mili tary On the Eastern Front a German communique reported the first Ger man troops had moved into shat tered Warsaw without Defenders of the Hela penin sula the last point of Po lish were said to have surrendered Russian forces pushed commun ization of eastern Poland which the Red army occupied in dividing Poland with On the Western a French communique said the was relatively Plane Reported Shot Down Germany reported merely local artillery and reconnoitering activ ity in the but said one Brit ish scouting plane had been shot Ciano Ends His Visit Diplomatic activity centered in Moscow and Foreign Minister Count Ciano Hitler which was interpreted by Berlin sources as part of a peace RUSSIAN CARPET which has excellent har provides a natural trade outlet for Russian shipments to the An agreement with Latvia simi lar to the one Russia already has made with Estonia would strength en further the Soviet position in the Troops Reported Shifted Unofficial reports from abroad said Russiahad shifted from the Estonian border to the Latvian but there was no confirmation The Latvian turn was coupled with indications that Russia is seeking to bolster her position in the southeast by formulating a plan to keep the Balkans neutral under leadership of the Presentation of this informed quarters would be accom panied by demands upon Rumania for return of the rich oil region which Russia lost after the World The Russian diploma tic circles calls for an agree ment with Turkey designed to strengthen the Soviet position in the Black they de seeks to prevent Turkey from reaching any agreement with France and Britain that would leave the Dardanelles open to Al lied warships in event of conflict with the Rumania Is Next reports which neith er the Russian nor Rumanian capi British Singing of Hanging Washing9 On Siegfried Line catch Going to Hang Out the Washing on the Siegfried being plug ged in London night clubs and vaudeville as a successor to the World war Its a Long Way to With the tune reminiscent of Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit the words of the chorus go like this Were going to hang out the washing on the Siegfried Have you any dirty mother dear Were going to hang out the washing on the Siegfried line Course the washing day is Whether the weather may be wet or Well just rub along with Were going to hang out the washing on the Siegfried If the Siegfried lines still The United States refused todav to recognize the disappearance of which Secretary Hull term ed the victim of force used as an instrument of national Hull said mere seizure of ter ritory does not extinguish the legal existence of a The United he continues to regard the govern ment of Poland as in in accordance with the provisions the constitution of The secretary of state read the statement to his press He said the government would con tinue to recognize Count Jerzy Po tocki as Polish ambassador to Washington and that the Ameri can ambassador to An main near the Polish which has now gone to and foreign diplomats expressed a growing concern that Italy might be forced into the war if Britain and France turned down a peace of fer by Adolf Many Italians said they thought Hitler was asking Italy to present a peace proposal by the and be ready to enter the war in the event of its News papers indiacted such an offer might include a proposal to preate a new much smaller than the old and with a government similar to Slovakia is a protectorate of Among it was believed Continued On Page Six Two Killed in State Traffic Accidents BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Two persons met death in traf JjvAiswiiia uccibll JJ1 Hill tals would confirm said Rumanias fjc accidents in Oklahoma during Foreign Minister Gafencu would arrive here within the next day or It was expected Russia would make his visit the occasion for presenting a Balkan peace plan as ullc well as for demanding return of car in which he was riding over British and French quarters in Moscow showed no concern over these developments on the diplo matic they indicat the James Fort Sill was fatally Saturday night on Highway south of when the Continued On Page Two Malcolm Colbert farm was thrown to his death from a truck in a collision on Highway 75 near the Red river Russia Communizing Eastern Poland At Speed Synchronized With Advance Of Red Army Across Fallen Nation EDITORS NOTE The first for eitrn correspondent ever given an in side view of the Red army on he Melvin Whiteleathor of the Berlin bureau of the Associated Press lells here how RugKin in taking over Eastern Last Saturday White leather was the first American corre Bpondem to enter Warsaw finrc its He previously had followed the German army into 2 By WH1TELEATHER Russia is communizing Eastern Poland as fast at the Red army advanced into the partitioned Polish Supported by truck loads of r oreign ivount 1 of Italy ended a visit with Adolf Communist literature and large pictures of Joseph com munism is being brought nearer to utMim suurirea as fjurt 01 u pence offensive by the Fuehrer to end Central Europe the war with Berlin and France of Germanys favorite pieces now that Poland has been conquer of strategy is to send soup kitchens Some obseivers expected Pre behind the army in an effort to win mier Mussolini would assume the over the population in occupied ter role of mediator in such peace ef the Communists send propaganda trucks with the army NaziJfalo Accord Indicated and start right in converting the Although there was nn official Continued on Page Two Local governing committees are Smaller workshops have not been To Partition Estates the bolshevist I saw sev eral of them during two and one half days as the quest in this sec tion of the Red During that I got a side light on its Russia ap peared to be pouring over men with full equipment into east ern Wearing dustcolored the Communist troops are literally Can We Stay Out of War If Arms Embargo Is Re pealed Idahoan Declaring That Ban on Such Sales Is GERMANY NEVADAN DECLARES Crowds Throng Capitol for Momentous Parliament ary Battle of Historical Senator Borah asserted today that if Congress lifted the arms embargo to Europes warring he did not see how the United States could refuse to send armies to help the Allies in their hour of greater The veteran Idaho senator took the Senate floor to voice the views of the opposition to the adminis trations neutrality bill to repeal the arms embargo after Senator Pittman had asserted that retention of the present laws embargo was a discrimination in favor of chair man of the foreign relations com was the first speaker in the momentous neutrality discus Can We Stop There Reading a lengthy prepared ad Borah charged that the ad fation bill to revise the neu trality law had been accepted in Europe as an attempt to aid Great Britain and France in their strug gle with Repeal of the he con would be likely to put this country in the position where it could not deny further help to the Can he under the program we are now and the reasons for adopting the stay battlefields of Europe with our yojjng men Having changed our and our policies that we ly and repeatedly send there in aid of the AHies our arms because of their urgent will being set militias are being formed to police Factories are now in the workers with one Russian on each factory other ranking of were allowed to use the hotel dining room and lobby under the surveillance of but that the should that hour unfortun ately refuse to send Our armies Having put our hand to the plow and declarari the reason therefore when the furrows are comparative ly will we turn back when we come to the roots and stumps of impending defeat Doubts Wed Stay Out do not see how we I doubt most seriously if we The only way I see that we can stay out of this having tak en the first steps and the reasons for taking is tor the war to end before we get Borah departed fromhis prepar ed address to say This law was not intended to prevent war in It was to prevent the sale of arms and am munition to warring nations of It is the law of Mie land and no arms have pone to Referring to former Alfred Smiths assertion that the haw has not the Idaho senator said It is It is preventing profits out of the sale of How has it not worked he We Borah that Continued on Page Two SmiglyRydz Now Shunned by Fellows Once proud Field Marshal Smigly commander of Polands van quished was described by refugees today as a broken shunned by fellow who coldly regard him as a general who deserted his doomed but fighting The field along with a number of other Polish is interned at a Craiova Refugees from Craiova said SmiglyRydz and other ranking of marshal seldom joined other mem Thc partition of largo estates is hers of the staff in conversation expected to start The trucks carrying Communist and atu at another table Many Polish officers were re J I I Ig VlSIJlIllUIliaL literature and Stalins pictures halt ported to avoid their former com at the towns and villages to preach marnler because they held him re sponsible for the quick demorali zation of Polish Others asserted they could not understand why he did not join the fighting forces around War saw or Lwow or help reorganize the Polish legion in Metal Markets NEW swarming over dusty per steady electrolytic spot They are inarching day and export Lead steady division after from the in New York East tcrior of Louis Zinc steady East Continued on Page Two Louis spot and forward   

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