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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - October 7, 1934, Kingsport, Tennessee KINGSPORT THE CITY OF INDUSTRY FULL LEASED WIRE ASSOCIATED PRESS VOL. 241 MEMBER A. B. C. KINGSPORT, TENNESSEE, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1934 TWENTY PAGES'TOCAY PRICE FIVE Death List Mountsto 300'asCivil War Threatens in MLS BATTLE WOUNDED STATE SECEDES Fierce Battle Breaks Out in Madrid Near Home of Premier. Order Martial Law JuryRecom Slaying of Expectant IS FOUND GUILTY OF MURDER ARMY CONTROLS By KSX SMITH Associated Press Foreign' Staff (Copyright, 1034. by the Associat- cQ Press) MADRID, Oct. in the northeast, bloody revolt in the far north and utter confusion in this seat of government faced the young Spanish republic today, 'f Blood flowed in dozens of towns, the total of the dead being be- tween 200 and 300. The 'most menacing develop- ment of a riotous 2-1 hours was Catalonia's formal declaration of Independence and the sharp fight- ing which followed in the streets j of Barcelona, Luis Companys. president of that state, appeared on a balco- ny of the Barcelona town hall and Solemnly announced: "Catalonia is breaking off rcla- tions with the rest of Spain, I demand complete discipline from j every one. Long live lib- erty." Thinks It Over Companys demanded of General Domingo Batet, commander of .the Spanish garrison at Barcelo- na, that he swear allegiance, to the new regime. Batet asked for Ijkn hour to think over the mat- ter. HAUPTMANN IS IDENTIFIED BY LINPYNEIGHBOR Sentence Delayed-Ap-1 i Whitehead Testifies peal Will Be r i U c t-j J He Saw Hauptmann by Defense-Edwards UNABLE ASSAULT Appears Nervous Emerge From Under- brush, Near Estate DETROIT'S LEADING BATTERS STICK BY SON By LEO W. SHERIDAN (Associated Press Staff Writer) :WILKES-BARRE, Pa., Oct. 6 of murdering his sweetheart after he had .fallen in love-with-another girl, Robert Allen Edwards, youthful' mine surveyor, tonight prepared to appeal from a verdict that probably will doom him to the electric chair. CASE IS READY By FRANCIS A. JAMIESON Associated Press Staff Writer NEW YORK, Oct. Richard Hauptmann was identified today '.by a former neighbor of. Col. Charles A. Lindbergh as a man Jie had seen emerging from underbrush on the Lindbergh es- a few infant and recommended death penalty." Robert Edwards But in less than an hour thc i authority at Madrid struck. I From Madrid General Batet re- Convention In California coived orders to declare a state of siege. As his soldiers started .posting placards announcing thc at Madrid they were fired by armed civilians. A hot fight ensued in which the F. OF L MEETING VOLUME OF MONEY TO ADDRESS CIRCULATING JUSES ____ '4711V1 1 Francis J; Gorman Will Talk government troops swept aside the unorganized opposition. To Delegates Attending IMPORTANT ISSUES SAN FRANCISCO, -Oct.- 6. Important issues confronting the American Federation of Labor prisoners. PIuiis For Aid From the government palace Companys and Minister of Inte- rior Dencas made radio pleas for aid. Then, from Dencas, came an announcement that volunteers Right up to thc government were submitted to discussion of buimings thc troops of General committees today while the dclo- Batct pressed, and for a time to the organization-on a they surrounded the imposing j 30-hour week basis-went sight- structures, in which Companys seeing. other officials momentarily 30 churches will be addressed by delegates of the A. I F. of L., with .William Green, president of the federation, speak- ing before three congregations. Reassembling Monday, the dele- gates .will hear, an address by Francis J .Gorman, first-vice pres- ident' o'f ,the' United Textile Work- guarding thp government palaee Crs. Gorman was a leader in the recent textile -strike along the At- lantic Committees Meet Two important committees meeting today were the resolu- tions and- adjustment committees. A resolution condemning _ S. had repulsed the troops. But thc appeal of the besieged prisoners had .gone out through all of Barcelona, and it was re- ported that thc forces favoring Cataloniun independence were pre- iaring to advance on the city. Madrid, thoroughly alarmed by an tions irt .Catalonia, issued orders for Spanish troops in Morocco. Thc soldiers in Africa were or dcrcd to embark at once at- Ccuta .and to proceed to Barcelona. Change Sides Such re-enforcement of the gar- federal reserve bank notes. .New Certificate's The difference, or rep- resented the probable total of new silver .certificates to reach the imior nrooor I NRA- director and public, of jm'diatelv head of a large tobacco company, these certificates have, left the "tho ropAl nf ifor'his alleged treasury. Of the latter figure, the LHL 1 LUnll Ul _j__ .....j. _ TOQ Tjl A Aflfl
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