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New Castle News (Newspaper) - November 4, 1938, New Castle, Pennsylvania NEWS PHONES 4000 Telephone News Items To The Cali 4000. NEW CASTLE NEWS WEATHER Rain And FIFTY-EIGHTH 308 NEW CASTLE, PA, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, PAGES THREE CENTS A COPY Nations Mobilize Diplomatic Defense Against Japan's Move Intimidation Of f.P.A. Found In State Senate Campaign Probing Committee Accuses Dem- ocratic Leaders REPORTS COERCION OF VOTERS FOUND, Committee Takes Sharp Is-1 sue With Statements Of Deputy W. P. A. Head Williams By K HAC'llTEX SYrvico Slaff t 1! i !l I'1 1 t WASHINGTON. Nov. found Democratic.' campaign leaders In Pennsylvania miili.v of wholesale Intimidation of WPA c-mployes to vole i.hc Drmocraiic ticket in Tuesday's rlec'.ions. iho senate cam- paigns investigating committee to- dny stood in readiness for a special meeilsiL; to upon charges of ''int. inay develop be- fore jhe people: vote, Kun Down C'lKU'Rcs ''Our are on the job in a number of slates and if they produce evidence that warrants our action before election day we will certainly meet, and said Chair- j man Moms Shepparcl. j Investigators, he .said, were busy j running clown charges of and oilier violations of (he law in Ohio.; New Jersey. Illinois and Pennsyl- I'ncl were also watching nc- iiviiies in ihe North Dakota, j lucky, Georgia, Illinois and Ten- i nessee senatorial campaigns. Taking sharp .issue with slate- m on is by Deputy WPA Admimsu-a- 1or Aubrey Williams that reported complaints 01 wrongdohv by WPA person.irl in the. Pennsylvania sena- torial race were ill-founded, the committee, said its investigators had found incidents there in u-hic-h WPA workers were, being into voting the Drmocratic ticket- The committee announced that, investigators in Pennsyl- vania had found: Found In Pennsylvania. 1. That truck drivers for WPA in Carbon couniy had been "maceri SI00 each for the Demo- cratic campaign fund. 2. That many WPA workers in Lui'.crne couniy. including women on sew-in? projects, had boon threat- (Continued On PnjTo Two) Represents School In Fete Clara Taylor Spencer Courtesy Dapmar Studios, An outstanding golf player and popular in social functions on the campus, Clara Taylor Spencer of Winchester, Ky., junior in the College of Commerce at the University of Kentucky, represents that institution at the Kentucky Tobacco festival in Lexington, Nov. 8-10.- Republicans See Gains In Senate On Next Tuesday Close Contests For Senate Seats Are Forecast In Many States FIFTEEN BATTLES LISTED "DOUBTFUL" G-. 0. P. Chairman Claims Gain Of "Seven To Thir- teen" ocrats Deny Claim Hitler Friend Coming By GEORGE R. HOLMES InleniLUionrt] News Service Elnff Correspondent WASHINGTON, Nov. five .senate seats are at stake in Tues- day's election. Unless there is a startling and unexpected upset, the Democrats feel certain of retaining 18 of lhai number, two are virtually conceded to the Republicans, leaving 15 that may be classified as "doubt- ful." The most optimistic Republican claim advanced thus Sena- tor John G, Townsend of Delaware, chairman of the Republican sena- torial campaign city, and throughout the on the result may be pro- N ews as Hitler favorite heads for U. S. Fraulein Lfni Ricfenstahl. Ger- many's out-standing film queen, per- sonal friend of Adolf Hitler and photographer directress for the Nazi party, is said to be enrotitc to the a i United States to launch a film .she gam ol "seven to thirteen" In the j made of the 1936 Olympic games senate. But the Democrats will be I The film is said to run five hours_ Press. Typboon Causes Island Damage Central Philippine Island Group Is Hit By Ty- phoon Today NEWC OBSERVES The countryside is beginning to look a little bare. Most of IMC trees have shed their ballroom gowns the somber dross of winter. A bivcis Unpin- on the branches, while underneath the squirrels play hide tmd seek unions; ihe leaves. Save for cornshocks riot tins the land- scape. there is little to remind us of the good old summer time. -S: Coal dealers are complaining that Ihr rccrm warm weigher has not been very Rood for their business. Folks use coal are concrattilat- inc themselves that they have been get tins along with so little. You just ran't. make weather that will sui; everybody, However the cold is cominc as sure as yon are a foot hich. and thru the coal man will be very much in demand. Xn use pmtirm him off until your toes Fire frown. innal Service) MANILA, P. I., Nov. across (he Pacific, a typhoon swept the central Philippine Islands group late today and was feared to have caused extensive property damage and loss of life. Moving from east to west, the slurm was believed to have taken many lives in the thickly populated islands of Leyte, Samar, Cebu, Ne- gros and Pa nay. Communications with Manila and j other islands were destroyed and no immediate check of damages or loss of life was obtainable. First reports indicated the ty- phoon had missed the southcrmost lip of (he island of Luzon on which Manila is located, sweeping slightly to the south. SCORE! Reports of progress of ihe New Castle Hig'h- Monessen football game at Taggart stadium lonighf, be provided by The News as usual. The News call is 4000. For scores of college games on Saturday please observe the following' call schedule: 4000, to 5 P. M. 22 or 4024, from 5 to P. M. 175, after P. M. deeply disappointed and surprised if j they lose more than four or five. In any event, the new senate will be as j securely controlled by the Democrat.1; as the present, one. The states in which the Democrats profess to have no fear of the out- come are: Alabama, Arizona, Arkan- sas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia IdaVio, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisi- ana. Maryland, Missouri. North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Caro- lina, Tennessee, Utah and Washing- ton. Off the record, the Democrats confess to small hopes of defeating Senator Gibson in Vermont, or Sen- ator Nye in North Dakota. Pennsylvania Doubtful The so-called doubtful states In the senatorial contests are listed as: (Continued On Ptvgra Two) Republicans To Gather Tonight SaDy Rand s Found Guilty, Faces Sentence Can Send Fan And Bubble Dancer To Jail For Term Of 360 Days Says Communist Party Is Operating School For Teachers Elyria, O., Man Testifies Be- fore Committee Probing Un-American Activities A woman telephoned NY we there were i wo pheasants in lie- back yard and that Ivr husband; had gone hur.iinu. Reminds Pa. Newc of the lute Russell Comvoll's lecture, "Acres ol It was shr story of a man who had unsuccessfully searched the world (Cantaunert P.ir.c Two) 1 Daily Weather Report United States weather for the '.M-hour period c p. m. follow': Maximum itmpcraiurc. Minimuu: tompi'rrti'.iJ'i'. trace. River 4.G fret. at 5 LOS ANGELES. Nov. the score one and one. Sally Rand today was ready to continue the celebrated candid camera battle which began when she objected to being snapped from angles where her fan and bub- ble weren't wholly effective. Sally won the first encounter last summer in the lobby of the Para- mom, theater when she left the stage ap.c! forcibly took the roll of offend- from Roy Stanford, Bu; a "shock ;ind beauty proof" jury of nine middle-aged women 'and three grey-haired men threw tile demure blonde dancer for a less yesterday when, after four hours de- liberation, they found her guilty of two counts o; battery on the per- sons of Siant'ord and his girl friend, Haze! Drain. j With tho jail house looming in the j background lor a total of 360 days if I sho reivivfs the maximum tovm on j count. Mixs Rand is to reap- p'-.iv court Monday for sentcnc- (Tnloniallonnl News Service) WASHINGTON, Nov. Communist party operates a for teachers in the public school system of Ohio who desire to spread Marxian doctrines, the Dies committee investigating un- American activities wa.s told today. The testimony was given by Edgar Herzog, of Elyria. 6., an under- cover member of the Communist party and chairman of the Ohio American Legion un-American ac- tivities commit lee, who said the school was run in Toledo, O., by- Dorothy Cannon, youth organizer for the "Young described by the witness as a Communist front organization, Miss Cannon, he said, distributed copies oi a Communist "primer" to those taking the course, for distri- bution, wherever possible among first and second grade pupils in the Ohio public school system. Social Program To Be En- joyed By Party Workers And Enthusiasts Fink In Charge As City's Mayor Culminating weeks of campaign activity, Republican party workers and all others interested in the suc- cess of Republican candidates in the general election of Tuesday, Novem- ber 8, will gather tonight in The Arenn, Grove street, for an evening of entertainment under the auspices of the Republican organization of the county. Headlining the bill of fun will be a roller skating exhibition, while music, refreshments and general good fun will constitute much of tho program, Speeches will be taboo. There just won't be any, Festivities will commence at 8 and continue "mui] those in charge of the party's arrangements announce. The social affair brings to a close the Republican campaign in New Castle and Lawrence county- German Vessel Is Bombed And Probe Follows Six Investigations Under Way Into Alleged Sabo- tage-Bombing Of Ship TO ELECTION BOARDS! Next Tuesday is another election Lawrence County will, probably cast a largo vole, and H he-re is unusual interest in tin1 outcome. As usual, The Xews is asking for flic; of election boards in the county, that early returns vided. Klecfion boards are asked (o inform Tin soon as figures in any contest are completed, and also totals for all the. contests in their precinct. In past years (here has been excellent co-opera- tion by Ihe. election boards to the benefit of ilie com- munity, and The News is expressing appreciation in advance to those on election boards for iheir efforts iiext Tuesday night Counting ihe ballots should not be a. long fedi'mis task this year, as Iherc arc IV contests id be totalled. The Xews call Tucs.dav night will be 4000. King George Refers To Roosevelt's Influence In European Peace Efforts Treaty Scrapping Plan Of Japan To Meet Opposition Great Powers Of Three Con- tinents Show Concern Over China's Fate JAPAN PLANS FOR THREE-POWER PACT U. S. Stands Firm On Policy Enunciated In Hull's Re- cent Strong: Note FOUR MEMBERS OF CREW ARE INURED a year T. C- Fri-.r-t Clare. Albrrt Klir.gensmith. Walter Hindman. Ben McCann and ccr. ireal letter carriers, for a few days. They ;o uocds and brush, guns and dogs, in search James L. Fink, acting mayor, to- day performed the duties of Mayor Charles E. McGrath in police court. Only one person was arrested last, nicht. He was charged with drunk- enness. Fink discharged ihe man. Mayor McGrath is cnroutc to Cal- ifornia for a few weeks' stay. GERMAN PAPER ASSAILS POLICY OF ROOSEVELT (International N'cwa Service) BERLIN, Nov. scathing de- nunciation of United States' foreign policy on grounds that it Is "sabo- taging European peace" was pub- lished' today by the important, news- paper Bocrscn Zeitung. An editorial in the paper, an In- fluential organ of the Nazi party, sharply rebuked President Roose- velt's recent appeal for sanctity of international treaties and termed it an "indirect denunciation" of the Four-Power agreement reached at Munich. Under the headline, "Sabotaging the ZciUing criti- cized President Roosevelt: for al- legedly first, hailing the Munich ac- cord and I hen later denouncing it as being brought about by armed force. "Europe." said the editorial, "wants 10 bury the war axe between the democracies and the totalitarian stales. (Tnternn (lon.t] Ncwa Service) OAKLAND, Cal., Nov. preliminary information indicating a sabotage bombing, six separate in- vestigations were underway today into the mysterious detonation which blasted a hole in the side of the Hamburg-American passenger and freight liner Vancouver in Oak- land Estuary, Four crew members of the Ger- man ship were slightly hurt when the explosion occurred yesterday noon shortly after the 447-foot VPS- indiCfiK'd ;iu intention to SCTHP the niiK.'-pnwc.T tre.uy miaran- oi'in.u- China's UTritorinl in- tciri'ity. Jjolh the I'niU'd Slates and (Jreat Britain mobijizod a diplomatic de- i iVn.se of the treaty. Developments today were: TOKYO: Japan's government def- initely considered abrogation of the nine-power pact. The international guarantee would be replaced by a among Japan. China, and Manchtikuo. The press laid down z barrage of cenuncia- tion of the nine-power treaty. Semi- official circles foresaw a drive for "world equality o: opportunity for Asiatics." WASHINGTON: The Untied j States iiaciy rejected Japan's claims I to exclusive economic ar.ei political Both Parties Claim Victory; !n Asla- As "Down-The-Stretch" Period Arrives GRAFT PROBE IS NOW SUSPENDED Some Eligible 1 Cast Ballots In State Next Tuesday By J. WILLIAM THEIS j HARRISBURG. Nov. Pennsyl- vania's state-wide candidates at hist were on their own today in the "down-ihe-stretch" drive to next Tuesday's campaign finish. Suspended until after the fatelttl i November 8 election day were these i supply sources of campaign sensa- tion: Postpone Graft Probe 1 The hou.-e investigation oi graft charges against the Earie ad- ministration, adjourned after nine weeks of deliberation until next Wednesday. The legislative investigation of transmission of race track informa- lion for gambling purposes. Al- though injunction appeals against; the inquiry remained to be heard Hull's note to Japan uinvsr- rflnted interference with American nghr.s in China will remain the basis of American policy. Washington to be canvassing other prv.ver.1 I with a view toward an economic I "quarantine" of Japan LONDON: The British govern- ment, worried by Japan's Asiatic "Monroe Doctrine" policy, sought cc up the signatories o: the nine- in a join', move resist- ing abrogation of the pact. Consul- tations were under with thr French. American and other nation: interested in China. The press displayec keen interest in the new Japanese policy. Officials were said to be watching developments which might affect German economic interests but there was no official May Scrap Treaty Tokyo. Nov. sovern- (Continued On Fag's Twelve) Miss Perrotta Will Reign Tomorrow At Thiel Celebration A New CYi.Mip girl. Miss Chris-line Perrotia. of -0- Montgomery iv. will vpi-n as "Miss Home- coming" tomorrow at the colorful DEATH RECORD Friday. November '1. Mrs. Mary MacUcy, 81, iMlls- Mrs, .John P. Alli-n, Pear- sou si root. Mrs, Uiclhi Blair, 11, Wig'- ffins, Miss. Hcinry O. Sclireincr, 80, CaiUon, O. Joe Tiblas, 55, Edenburg R. D. Z. today, the investigators indicated hcmccoming celebration' o: Thiel their work was done until after elec- tion. The Dauphin county grand jury investigation of the same accu- sations that prompted the counter- house probe. Opposed by the Demo- crats in courts and legislature for seven months, the inquiry was given virtually no chance of boins launched before next Tuesday. Three Active Days Remain Only three active stumping days (Oontinn d On Pngra Two) i College aUimr.i and former at. Greenville. Tonight and Saturday she will b? feted in various campus procr.v.r.s, She will present the football to Thir! and College p'lay.'rs in ceremonies before comorrosv s gr.iv.r. Miss Permit a is sophomore el >.ss secretary ap.d a member of Sigir.a Thera Plii sororitv. Thirteen Meet Death On Plane Result Of Crash Arthur Mometer Airliner Taking Off For Eng- land From Channel Is- lands Crashes The Onlcrnrvtlonnl Service) LONDON, Nov. per- crew members and ten passengers, including one were burned lo death today when an airliner bound for England crashed while attempting lo tnke off from the Jersey airport in the Channel Islands. All aboard the craft when the machine burst into flames after plunging to earth. i The death toll was brought to fourteen when a man working in the field where the plane crashed was killed. classic The teas ball men ten iiHi[ a r.rc l.'iai be tuduy.
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