Newport Mercury And Weekly News, October 28, 1938

Newport Mercury And Weekly News

October 28, 1938

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Newport Mercury And Weekly News (Newspaper) - October 28, 1938, Newport, Rhode Island Newport VOTES EMERGENCY FUNDS lers For Sum for Rehabilitation NEWPORTERS ATTEND RED_HEN SESSION] Several Are Elected at Great! Council Meeting in Valley Falls VOL, 21 WORK BEGINS ON PLANT JVANDERBILT ASKS WHY AT ALEXANDRIA, VA.j DEMOCRATS TAX WORKERS 'reparation for Resumption No nlrol Over Whom Wl'A to Work Here Tuesday had 52S.510.25 ad I VmJs available for storm ivork of the tlie result of AT CITY WATER WORKS The Great Council of Red Men GREEME HITS OUT of Rhode Island met Saturday at the lodge of Canonchct tribe In Val- ley Falls with over 100 representa- tives from the Irlbe.s in this area and from lhc great councils of Mas- sachusetts and Connecticut. Clalr-1 mont I-. Grinnell, great icprc- CharfJCS PaUdmtJ 01 fcntalivc to the great council of the United States presented a report of the recenl national sessions. Charles V.. Dessauli of Paw- tucket was elected great Fachem of Rhode Island with James M. Chap-1 A_ sulllvmi and TEWPORT, R. i., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, DEMOCRATIC RALLY SPEAK With Republicans man of this city as great sagamoic Kwell of Arctic, as I l.ocal Candidates Address Itally great keeper of records and seals, uMliam A 'Peckham, chair- Grlnncll to llie committee ,Vl not unless they came un- turns and reports. Mrs. IpA Dr. Finn said thai the Williams, WHITEHOUSE RE-ELECTED SCOUT COUNCIL CHAIRMAN Testimonial Dinner Meetin Held at Hotel Viking of Torpedo Production Starts on Potomac Work has been started in prepar- ing the Naval Torpedo Station at Alexandria, Va., for the resumption of lorpedo produclion, according lo an announcement made in Wash ington. This aclion is in accordance wilh the recent decision of th Navy Department to operate tw ilanls rather than confine activit o the Torpedo Station here. Prcs: dent Roosevelt spoke against "put ting all eggs in one basket" whe he supported the move for the Mayor Commends Si-ouU For IMsas- Itr Work; Award-, I're- scnlcii; L'onmilttcci, Named Demands Explanation of Use T of Sum State Employes Pay llfuublloan Gubernatorial Knilre Stale Ticket At Upstate lUllles Tuesday Leading the entire slato ticket jn a number of large ratific on re Frances of Mineola Council, Dc- of public roads after grcc of Pocahonlas. was appionled I lne Mr. Greene an economically. We propose to elira- nate useless jobs. We propose that the people of this state should get j 51 in service for every they pay i in taxes." P. Hazard, candidate for general treasurer said, "The Dem- ocrats have seen to it that the pork barrel is administered to the ad- vantage of lhe Democratic party. Under Bill Vanderbilt, expenses will be cut down by the reorganization of lhe state government." James O. McManus, candidate for lienulenam gcvernor, pledged him- self against gavelling. Louis V. Jackvony, candidate for altorney- general, charged that prevalence of election frauds was due to Attorney General John P. Hartigan's failure. evening, that the selection of Wil-j lg prosecine suc'h frauds he iam H. Vamlerbili as the Republi- tcok office. can candidate for governor was Otber speakers were J. Hector savclled through the Republican movement. state cenlral commiltee. "Vanderbilt spent thousands of Mr. Jordan asserled. "and then the only way he could get the nomination was to have Peirce Brereton (slate chairman) go into the executive committee, of the Paquin. candidate for secretary of i state; Charles P. Risk and Harry A. Sandager, candidates for. Congress. i YALE STUDENT WINS N. E. ORATORICAL CONTEST state central committee ana gavel 1 Coventry Girl Was Only State i. D ATlllnl IfS n D T Hi K it through.. The Republicans talk about gavelling. There's a good ex- Entry in Finals in Republi- can Competition chapter be represented. The New Kngland conference will place, in- part, the icgional confer- ence which was called for September ._ 26, and was set aside by pressure of ported. The number of cases relief work immediately afler lhc ?aled and under investiga-; hurricane. 1. Mrs. Mabel Gwynne headquarters is disasler .3V, with Miss Buelah Bus- worker, adopted by the Red I in disaster areas weie dc- l after years of experience LILACS l.V KI.OO.M ld Commissioner John T. Har- campaign cost S300 lhat handled ami ilicie iH nothing in t candidiitcs lo show Ihey could do a belter job or have ami r.ev Vanderbilt's rival for the a complete slate of elimination activity. With the all the buildin contest winners. Marian Dunbar of messengers arc being paid the nun- "Lilac Time in October" was the title of an embryo playlet -enacted in the Daily News counting a whilc crgj' m: Lti diiK! sties 08 eBod! alier, 1 ir.JWl he yc.l 3S fsrri'l liny I r-1 r Latr 3 al S we: tine rut.- pro' i ivorft. "Tills requires all canceled to go to national which has lhc say as f subject to the ap- Isrown at lhe yard of Mrs. J of a ilisasler relief conunit- of local residents. In Ihis committee is head- George W. Bowen as chair- n'.oney expended is on fc'-is of need, not loss-, it was H. Sisson on Farewell street was brought in. There it is being dis- played as further evidence of the wnrrh weather that' has markec October, anil lias caused plum trees to bloom, violets to grow outdoors and olhcr interesting phenomena. VEARS AGO Mercury nf October 25, 1013 nterests of the city. He said lhc ickel is the most constructive Xcw- Democrats have ever hail. Mr.'Sicga! spoke of cbarges lhat Pei ro Lti he would roiii he people to the best of his know- Hie Short Line, lhe Railway Kx- ;c, and would look out for the press and lhc various Inicking P. Prccce of 10 Homer fatally burned al her Monday afternoon. Mrs. hail lighted a Hallowe'en fo" her little boy to play 1 the floor. In passing her were set afire and her burns serious she was unable lo ar.d Nason have been he conlract for the. paint- II..? new Weaver building. f-'- annual meeting of me Beach Association Salur- officers elected: t. J, H. Wetherell; vice Cremin; secrc- Officer Cogpcshall had n shorl trip to Brooklyn this week lo take back a navy deserter. Men of lhc highway deparlment have rounded oft the corner of Broadway and friendship streets so as lo offer less ohslruction to lhe vehicles going to lhc hospital thc election would he stolen, and said for years the Slate Returning Board withheld the frauds of the Republican parly. He praised lhc wage and hour law. anil said the Republicans, nlthough lhc Democralic platform, have vir- tually copied il. He spoke, of lhc great benefit fiom new buildings at slate Institutions anil state roads, and said Rhode Island is becoming one of the prettiest stales in the Union through Democralic cJTotts. Cilcs Civil Service Slcp Daniel K. Sullivan, Jr., inlroduccd a lhc 'fon of a v-leran Dem- said he would look at legis- alion in its broader aspects but the ntcjesls of Ncwpori would be close o his heart. He said that, where here arc conflicts, the legislator should be reasonable and weigh the stale's needs against the commun- companies which do interstate bus- iness come under lhc Inlcislate Commerce Commission, Ihey arc ex- empt under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 193S, it was pointed out. John f. Shaw, manager of clcphonc company, said iloycs Iherc were on a week, and were receiving above lhc minimum pay of 25 cents an hour. been particularly interested ?ach. It has made A survey t in'the beach. H has maile A nrescnlalion by J. Harold Wil- Mrs. William Lawrence of Quaker of various projects in the city and i cXCCut'ive of Narragan- nil! has been appointed chairman STUDENT PROMOTED as "iven special attention to council, of ..each angle. The next scheduled j gcon( KllKard Dl meeting of lhc lioard is November porlsll oTan Eagle badge to.0[ Portsmouth" unit of the Na-j Emile P. Moses, son of Colonel ialbashan of Troop umial Consumers Tnx Commission. jEmile P. Moses of tt ashmgton who lost all his be- to an announcement from; street, has been appointed to the h hi iceling of lhc lioard is Portsmouth, who bin meetings arc subject lo the jn his uniform and Chicago. MM. Lawrence. H Hie chairman. Dr. in the recenl hurricane. Mr. faill hcaj a drive to -inform i lery unit at the Citadel, the mill- was; rank of corporal in the coast artil- j Miss Alva Barker lias sailed Cuba whcjre she will spend the S. Slilnc: Congdon; 1 J- McGowan. Fletcher A. Allan A. B. Cas- James T. Kaull, Emst WiUiam Williams. "i; S. Whitman N'cw York, the weekend guests ar--> Mr.9. Arthur Clirliss chemical en winter wilh her father. Colonel A A. Barker. Newport had one of lhc woifl gales in many years Mat Mor.da: night. Thcvelocily of the wind was estimated any.vhcie from 70 In JJ miles per hour. Houses rockfd or their foua iation.x. henl nearl> double in lhc gale, aivl grcni hmh were flung through the air for long distances At lhc store of Georg H. Carr at Thames street and Oov 1311-ici. .11- crnmenl landing, the window lo and Mrs.! lhc south blew in about o'clock. Ircasurcr, directors. al- PLUM TREES BLOOM DESPITE STORM BLIGHT Late Fall Flowers Also Have Been Picked in-Bliss Road Neighborhood and Rolictt J. H- rowel. U. S. HAS 45 DAYS TO ANSWER O'HARA Private Settlement May be Reached With Bureau of j Internal Revenue scouts assisting in this throughout the state. Thomas J. Thornton, scoutmaster of Troop 1 for many years, was i appointed a special field cornmls- iioncr. Harold W. McGinn, cubhmg commissioner, was commeni.ed. werc Charles F. _ tricl commissioner; Charles f Bowman. William F. Hope. D Bummers Kdwnrd Dugan. Sar llan S. Harlow Mercury of Oclobn The of the Newport in Providence. The Rev. and Mrs. dis-! Horse Railroad Company met Kmcrson and Mr. and Mrs. W. P. W 'Thursday night and organized by BufTum also attended, wid the choice of A. C. Titus, Newport Lodge No. 104, B. P. O. auel and J. Truman Burdirk. will _bc institnteil Monday even- and and DcSpitc the of ,hc recent 1 The United Slates Whitford. assistant i- line In which to illc an! ,-omniispioner. tint Out in the harbor lhe. boats suf- fered and many sank in various places. Tlie Staples Coal Company barpe C'oalport piled up near Point one of her driving I John Johnstonc died at lhc home During this period of Ills parents on Fountain street e r- up during lhc Judith. ly's ability to give. He raid the DemouTals offer broad and far- reaching legislation, including civil wivico and social planning. He said there i.s a spot for a reasonable per- son and he honed lhc people would Ihink he wan one. Piaisc wa.s given to livc Charles L. Walsh, of ;hc Fourth District, who was not able to be present. Calling the Itepiiblican stand this campaign "dcccilful and trail- diilcnl and without sincerity in any way." Mr Mackic said lhc Demo- cra'tic slogan is "actions speak loud-1 cr than words" and b.? risked whal Ihc Republicans ever did for lalior which Ihey now Ihey He slid Ihey voted againsl bill favoring I he Hboring class, and lhc records show it. He Mid a peti- tion was circulalcd on the Toipcdo Station several years ngo lo reduce hurricane which brought wilh it a plant-blighting salt spray from off the ocean. Newport on this late Oclobcr day. is displaying signs of spring. In a yard in lhc Bliss Road dislricl. Ihrcc plum of whicn was splil in two during the in full blossom for the 'ccond lime Ihis year. That this was no mirage was indicated over lhc weekend by several bees busily seeking out the nectar of the liny blossoms. has 15 days in which to file an i Commissioner inswcr to' contentions of counsel; Michael F. !or Walter K. O'Hara in his income a! Roger.: Hich Si treasurer. They voted to sell I Ing by District Deputy H. C. Arm- dL-trict lhc remaining SS.OOO worth of', strong of Providence. A number of stock The board of directors will i prominent Elks from nearby cities bh of bovs be A' C. Titus John P. Cotlon. be present, and the exercises ichool. xva? Tniman Bilrdlck, L. D. Davis and j will be followed by a banquet in r r.. nift i.- c- fv, _ mx case which was appealed Fri-; master. He noted that 43.5 per cer.. A. S. Sherman. day in llic United Slates Bo.ird of j pf the scouts arc lendcrfoot. 27.5 Tuesday morning. (he wedding i I Masonic Hall. Anthony Stewart has begun tho reports from "within this period, or even alter Menlion was made of the F.x- of il before the matter finally comes pinrcr Troop under Norman H. 3ad Archibald Sayer. Iwfore the board for d O'Haia ar.d the Burea William J. n of the firm of the carpenter work. a senior scouting oulfit. and Tbe ceremony' At a meeting of lhe Congrega- a semo, U.M Mrfornwd nv the Rev. G. J-. .clerk in the place of Dr. T. W. deceased. Erastus P. Allan ,u of Internal of the Sea Scout ship, also privnte scl- i activity, umlei Carl Revenue may reach a prirate scl-! activity, umlei Carl The and was followed 1 Omcnt throuph agrcemfnt with sesMon closed with showing o. at the home of th. tbe board's technical staff. If the molinn pictures. Scouiing Trails. i Ji[ of in, performed hy the Rev. G. followed by a re- bride. ic Demo- draxvn engine has been Thurslay. aflcr having sufferc.1 for _z alarms. some weeks from an altack of ly- Civ.vell poslmnsler ofjphoid fever. This case is ti w.i.- npcralcd upon al'ablc to the I'nt-in-Hny Inp. f it liare- .ihe the ralary of lhe men 10 per cer.l. There nre 117 on the SDR Sriyer; illiam H. of lire, payrolls this week, ar.d Ihcir .lerhilt: John H. .f the I will total Sl.03fi.33. In Xewporl. fm: District CommtM-oncr-Charlcg American Artists T-cague for person arc lis'.e.l. with total F. Harrington. Jr.; Miss Helena Slurtevanl of this citv has been named director i Rhode Island commillcc observance of National" Art Week'.checks of SS15.M. The figures for _naniel W. Earle. llility Halo C'ui in Providence beginning Tws. Mr. Vandcrbili's rc-iday. November 1. A program Guvcinor Quinn inlof rxnihilions and talks has been wete visilcd by a of the several tables aslrous fire Vrtfjy night. A cow been assigned to the following: lm Bnd Jersey, table. Mrs. A. A. Barker; The surrounding cake table. Miss Mary Douglass; Referring U fusal to m.'el dclvite. the r.foakcr s.iid the Kepubii- arranged. Francis -T. Gyra. Jr.; Hospital. was nol a member of Ihis parly. iConllnued on Page 3) chairman of Ihc n-.cmbcrfhip com- i miltee for Ncwpori. Ihc towns follow: Jflmeslown Miildlclown Pdrlsmouth Tivetton Litllc Comptor. bin the bower, Mrs. J. H. Wetherell; tOonlicuccl on Page 3) liciury Association held ;