Denton Record Chronicle, October 7, 1937

Denton Record Chronicle

October 07, 1937

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Denton Record-Chronicle (Newspaper) - October 7, 1937, Denton, Texas ROUND ABOUT TOWN Be not hasty in thy spirt to be angry; for anger resteth in the bosom of Anger begins in folly and ends in DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE VOL.XXXVH DENTON, TEXAS, THURSDAY AFTERNOON, OCTOBER 7 1937 Associated Press Leased Wire A concerted action among busi- ness firms in Denton will more than likely see an elimination of hundreds of rats which, with a re- cent cold spell, came to Denton in. j droves. A good many of the mer- chants have agreed to start a cam- paign of poison. One merchant, it j is understood, put out seventeen traps and snared seventeen of the rodents in one night; another placed seven traps, resulting in the capture of seven great big 'uns. Another merchant, not a food dealer, report- ed a loss of around in one night on merchandise. So, it seems "now is the time to come to the aid of the party" to rid the town of rats. Every merchant and every home- owner should do what he can to rid ihe city of these.pests. ECONOMY BLOC INTRODUCES Bill TO CUT DEPARTMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS BY More Conscience Money By Associated Press "The suggestion that school-zone signs be placed on South Locust Street, between the Handv Motor Co. bldg.. and the Methodist Church and between the Southern Hotel "and the Magnolia Filling Station, is certainly one that should be fol- lowed said a citizen who sees the school children as they cross and recross South Locust. "There is porbabiy more auto-traffic on South Locust, and it's probably faster than in most places, than on any street in Denton, and safe- guards should be placed there for the protection of both the children and the autoists. I hope to see the signs erected soon." George Fritz, rormer Dentonite now a resident of Weatherford, claims to have held the Weather- Lieutenant Governor Overruled on Question of _ _. Coming Within Call for Session; Pension Liberalizing Scores. AUSTIN, Oct. economy bloc in the Tex- as benate won at least a temporary victory today by forcing inlrouuctioR of a bill reducing.departmental appropriations Ransom Note in Ross Kidnaping Reported Sent HARTFORD CITY, woman who said she "cheated" a penny machine mailed a nickel to A. E. Golci- reich, department store mana- ger, to relieve her conscience. The woman explained in a letter that she and four others had weighed 'all for a penny" on the scales. She said she had been converted recently and realized her "wrong." in. 10 TAKE PM 9-POIR PMIEY New Bar Leader Silent on Black about Follow 10 pt Economy Bloc 36 6...... Lieut.- Gov. Walter F. Woodul ruled the measure was not within the Governor's sessicn call for rev- enue raising but members sustain- ed, 18 to 8, an appeal from the pre- siding officer's ruling. The measure was referred to the finance committee, for public hear- ings. Although the upper legislative chamber was privileged to adopt the measure, it confronted addi- tional hurdles, including rejection by the House and veto by the gov- ernor. Senate attaches said it was the first time in years the membership had overruled a decision by the chair. Woodul figuratively took the bull by the horns since no point of order had been raised against the bill. He rejected suggestions Series Influence? Cather- ine Rough jokingly asked her grocer for a "dozen double-yok- ed eggs." She took them home and se- lected two for a meal. One was a oth- er a "triple." "We tried to give you a nice little practice game of foot- ball. I asked the Weatherford coach net to let his men embarrass Den- ton High by beating them too bad. He granted my request." The cool Norther of Wednesday night brought along with it hun- dreds of geese, which, as they flew over Denton, waked the people with their honking. It's rather early for geese to be here at this time of the year and old-timers say their flight indicates a cold and long winter. The squirrel and rabbit prophets have not been heard from as yet, but we should soon be hear- ing as to whether the fur-bearing animals have unusually heavy coats. He held there was no precedent to place appropriations within the chief executive's call, but added the Senate was at liberty to decide oih- erwise without regard for personal f friendship for him. Senator H. Grady Woodruff of De- catur, author, was joined with oth- ers in contending the governor's call for the special session auto- matically submitted the subject ot appropriations sines it was impos- sible to vote new taxes without al- loting the revenue to various funds which could constitute a direct appropriation. Big Ed Miller, genial banker, smiles when he talks about his new James Houston Miller, but has- admitted that James Houston will, play on. .the Rotary softball team next year. I Jim Seaborn, ex fender-sitter, says, -'No, I just can't bear to look at .those things any more; in fact I am fender-shy now. It may be that Til have to take the fenders off my cr. .1 car, not that they entice me in the least as they used to, but just to keep from seeing them." Mr. and Mrs. Jack Peel, long- time residents of Pilot Point, will move to Durant, Oklahoma, where he has become associated with an electrical company. Peel, for nine years, has represented the Chronicle in Pilot Point, and we want him to know that this office appreciates his excellent services. Robert Donald Wilson will suc- ceed Jack Peel as Record-Chronicle representive in Pilot Point. The oil test on the George Owens farm, Ponder, is drilling in a sand at around 1100 feet, and the test, "near Stony, is said to be drilling be- low the 1500-depth where a hard ]ime has been encountered. One football fan, talking about the Texas-Oklahoma game, remark- ed that last year it was a night- game. He was corrected by one, who said, "No, you're mistaken about must have been "lit up" instead of the field, as it, like all Texas-Oklahoma games, was in the afternoon." And the first fan replied, "Oh, yes, I remember that was the day the fellow used grated-cheese for sugar in his coffee." Liberalizers of Pensions Score AUSTIN, Oct. pension liberalizers-showed surpris- ing strength in the House of Rep- resentatives today in a. move turn to committee the age. CHICAGO, Oct. ran- som note was reported to have been received today from kidnap- ers of Charles Ross, well to do re- tired greeting card manufacturer. Early Connelly, investigator for Department of Justice refused to confirm or deny receipt of the l note. Mrs. Ross recently paved the way for communication -with the kidnapers by announcing her read- iness to cooperated with them for her husband's safe return. Usually reliable authorities said j the note had been mailed to a Mrs. Breckenridge, a friend of the Ross j family, in care of general delivery. It contained ari enclosure in which j were directions for payment of the ransom, the amount of which was not made known. Ross, 72, was kidnaped Sept. 25 near Sycamore, 111., by men who stopped his car in which Ross was riding with his former secreta- ry. Sentence COLUMBUS, L. Hulls. 37, convicted of embezzlement, told Judge John R. King he once had studied for the ministry. Judge King forthwith sen- tenced him to attend church reg ularly for 18 to write a resume of the weekly sermons for the judge's inspec- tion. Out SPOKANE, Wash. investigating a reported service station burglarly, said every- thing was fine, the station's bright lights burning and cus- tomer being served. Operator Willis Bell agreed everything was the burglar. The intruder had brok- en into the station, switched on the lights and filled liis own. gas tank while police investi-- gated. Four Days See i j Judging Done at O D r air Next Week Hull Reiterates His I Position at Press Conference. No Invitation Yet But One Is Expected Japan Is Displeased Over American Position. WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 Hull indi- cated today this govern- merit's firm intention of par- j ticipating in a nine-power conference to consider the Far Eastern conflict. The secretary of state said at his j press conference no invitation to i sucli a parley thus far has been re- ecived, but that naturally, as one of the signatories to the nine power treaty guaranteeing China's terri- tcriaal sovereignty, he "presumed" j this government would accept if and j when the bid is received. I The conference is being convoked en the recommendation of the I League of Nations assembly. I Hull said this government has re- ceived no communication proposing I that the conference be held- in i' Washington, birthplace of the nine i power treaty, and he, declined to comment on suggestions that this city might be designated. American consent to participate j was regarded generally as a fore- j gone conclusion after the state de- j partment issued its stinging denun- j ciation of Japan last night as a j pacity as a signatory of treaties it, j regarded as having been violated i i and raised only Yanks Repeat, Taking Second Game by 8 to I Refusing to comment on the controversy over Associate-Jus- tice Hugo Black after his radio address, Arthur T. Vanderbilt, Newark. N. J., is shown above as he addressed the convention of the American Bar Association in Kansas City, after his tion as its president for 1938. in its condcmnauon of Japa toe turn to committee the ommTsus bill the one who personally sanctioned placing much higher taxes on nat- the gasoline price stabilization op- Urations for which 23 major oil ural resources producers. Hot words flcv? one side con- Keep Roosevelt Name Out, Oil Trial Judge Says MADISON. Oct. 7.-W- For four days next week, special- Waters''Ifc Dinted Federal Judge Patrick T. Stone j ists acting as judges will view ex- i penal Japanese government of vio" 1 Vessels had been Darned cracked down today on defense hibits of the 12 departments in the 1 lating both the nine power nact and .they entered, territorial counsel William J. Donovan's ref- annual Denton County Fair and i the Kellogg-Briand anti-war trearT': at their own risk- erences to President Roosevelt as j name the winners. i _____ j The capture was not observed by mu.. i British, warships (on refiuiair catrol 1 along Spanish Wlt'Vn tenltortel Pointed out that R H E GIANTS _ l 7 0 YANKEES .8 12 0 YANKEE STADIUM, New York, Oct. The Yankees clubbed lanky Cliff Melton to the showers in five innings, continued their j heavy bombardment against i Harry Gumbert and Dick! Coffman as they duplicated; their 8 to 1 opening game1' margin over the Giants in the world series today. A crowd of saw the world cham- .pions make it two straight, with only two more needed to clinch the series. FIRST INNING Giants Moore fanned. BarteU doubled. .Ott singled, scoring Bar- tell. and made second on the throw- in. Ripple fanned. McCarthy fan- ned. One run, two hits, no errors. Crosetti fanned. Rolfe grounded out, BarteU to McCarthy. DiMaggio lined to Bartell. No runs, no hits, no errors. SECOND INNING Rolfe threw out Chiozza. Crosetti tossed out Mancuso. White- head filed to Selkirk. No runs, no hits, no errors. Bartell threw out Geh- rig. Dickey flied to Chiozza. Hoag was tossed out, Bartell to McCar- thy. No runs, no hits, no errors. THIRD INNING Roife threw out Melton. Crosetti threw out Moore. BarteU singled. Ott filed to Hoag. No runs, one hit, no errors. Selkirk popped to Ott. Lazzeri singled. Ruffing hit into a double play, Bartell to Whitehead to McCarthy. No runs, one hit, no errors. .Will Wed Dodge, Say. Phone Girl Announcing her engagement to Danny D. Dodge, heir to a large share of- the automobile millions, Loreen McDonald, 18, above, Manitoulia Island, Ont.' telephone operator, said the wedding would take place "next year some time." At St. Louis, Mrs. A. G. Wilson, mother of the 20-year-old Dodge, said she knew nothing of his reported engagement to the girl, daugh- ter of the tugboat captain. erations for which 23 major companies are on trial. Referring to Donovan's opening and taxation committee and the other faction censured lib- eralizers for joining hands with the "no tax" bloc. The first attempt to send the proposal back to committe failed, 84 ayes to 46 nays and one pres- ent. The routine motion period had ended and a two-thirds vote would have been required. statements to the jury yesterday in the five-day show, the judging will j which the chief counsel pictured be under way. The fair-gates open ni that day the exhibits will be set I Convocation up for display only, not competi- i CONDON, Oct. j lion. Wednesday, Thursday. Friday j f today a prelim-' and Saturday, remaining days of i Rep. Albert L. Derden of Marlin, who made the recommitment mo- tion, it would take the com- mittee only 15 minutes to change the omnibus bill in such way the old age pension statute could be made less restrictive through a floor amendment. G. C. Morris, militant young rep- resentative from Greenville, said in I reply to Derden that he wondered "whet crime will be committed next in the name of the old folks." Morris said the taxation commit- tee did not recommend a bill con- taining a pension liberalizing fea- ture because it considered such a section would jeopardize chances of passing a tax bill. at the suggestion cf the govern- ment under the NRA oil code. Judge Stone said: "I don't want any more refer- ences to what President Roosevelt has said. I don't want any hear- say." 3 of views with the' on convocation of a conference in an ef- Because the selection of -judges I0." to curb the Sino-Japanese war, not hppn nnmniot-pH Wltn >-ne possibility that the con- in Washington. tO the big oil companies as the sav- iors of a distressed industry acting had not been i the at the siieepsHn-n r.f tho crmraT-n_ M-SC nnf lerence will be held list was not available, but county i j fair officials expected to agree on J all judges by this week-end. Push Roosevelt's Legislative Work suitability of the capital i WASHINGTON. Oct. i which in 1922 was the scene of ne- I Administratlon supporters in Con- gotiation for the nine-nower Src5s saici are Prepared Officials would not say whether i I a hat request had been made to j j hold the nine-power parley in l j Washington, but they did point to j Judging Schedule The judging calendar is: Wednesday: Agriculture, junior, ,._ wt IK_ agriculture, poultry, sheep, gotiation for the nine-power treaty "We can call to the stand men grcuure' Poury' seep, turkeys, gotiation for the nine-power treaty T. who were present at exhibits' home demon- guaranteeing territorial integrity of j ?USh Pres'dent Roosevelt's leg- stration and women's hi program to quick enact- with the said Donovan, indicating some of the 46 oil execu- tives who sat in court as defend- ants. stration and women's China. i There were indications that! P8nt at Clther a session or Washington had been asked wheth- the meeting in January. senators Minton (D-Ind) and "That is all you have to prove." Labor Calls for Boycott Against 'hursday: Dairy cattle. Friday: Beef cattle. _ i w o Saturday: Horses and mules and 1 er, in its opinion, the nine power Senators Minton (D-Ind) and >ny_show. parley should be held there Thomas among others, indicated they would advise Mr. Roosevelt to call a special session. j The President said yesterday at j Hyde Park he would reach a deci- sion within a week. Last minute preparations for the Tuesday opening were being rushed this week-end, with the superin- tendents of departments in general charge. Superintendents for the 1937 fair are: Dairy C. P. Japan Dislikes (By Associated Press) Such a session would begin a Tokyo .statesmen assembled in an j new attack on prime administra- objectives, among them tration more he said, "the law will liberalize itself to a certain extent." J i I Ul JJl ClU Pierce "and W. J. Lowe: beef cattle, i emergency session today to discuss j Fred Freeman Statees condemnation control, wage-hour and child labor Federation of Labor leaders called Butler and W. T. Hall- "Jf we give the pension adminis- at.inn mnro i or a boycott today on goods label- George Reed; vocational agricul- j conference aimed to curb hostilities ed "made in Japan.'' j tiire, J. H. Russell; agriculture, tne Far East. "No, I didn't get any carp on my trip, but I sure caught plenty of punctures in the tires of the fam- ily said Bill Moore, carp-ang- ler, who used to really get 'em. The circus will arrive tomorrow and the young boys of town, maybe a few of the older boys, will be on hand to watch the unloading, and some to get a job watering the elephants, run- ning errands et cetera in the hope of earning a pass to the shows. Which reminds Roundabout of one time he Roosevelt Rests at Ancestral Home 8 and Nov. 16. i Senator Thomas, who is slated j to head the Senate Labor Commit- Ta-ken completely off guard, ac- j tee, said he would seek enactment ,_ v v f A UJ C VY ill "I am confident the American Williams and J. J. Park; junior ag- people will not want to assist Japan "culture, Ben Fritz and Hugh Cor- cording to one of the highest Jap- of wage and hour legislation in hm- anpco government officials, the To-i the form it passed the Senate dur- Roosevelt secluded him- self in the quiet of his ancestral home today to rest from his trans- indirectly in its campaign of vio- community exhibits, J. W. yuvernment omciaJs, the To- tne lorm it passed Ih lent aggression and exploitation of Gray- merchants' corn show. R. j. j kvo statesmen were not expected, j ing the last session. Chinese resources by purchasing of Edwards; women's department, Miss however, to reply immediately to Japanese products in this Dixie Boyd; home demonstration, tne formal statement of the Amer- j said Matthew Woll, a Federation Mrs- Edna W. Trigg. Vice president. "I'm not only in favor of a boy cott but I'm for putting anyone who bought Japanese goods in jail roblems. His statement at Chicago that Typographical Union and C. I. O. secretary. I. M. Ornburn, secretary of the consciousness and ican state department accusing Ja- pan of violating the nine-power act guaranteeing China's territorial in- tegrity, and the Kellogg pact out- lawing war as an instrument of national policy. "The prevailing sentiment of the Japanese government is that there convicts slugged a is for the United States) action, the high official said. "We I i Three Joliet Prisoners Escape j JOLIET. HI., Oct. I convicts Sluesed a e-mrrt intn In Fashion Again Hairdressers Assert FOURTH INNING Ripple popped to Croset- ti. .Ruffing threw out McCarthy. Lazzeri threw out Chiozza. No runs, no bits, no 'errors: Crosetti popped to Bar- teil. Rolfe grounded out to Mc- Carthy; DiMaggio singled. Gehrig Japan'sWar Minister Hits Back at Critics Sugi- yama, the Japanese minister of war today accused world powers of preaching justice and "humanity _____ ______ walked. Dickey struck out. No runs, for China and at the same time di- one hit, no errors. FIFTH INNING out, Crosetti to Gehrig. Lazzeri threw out White- rectly controverting erary interna- tional law" by selling China dum- dum bullets.for use against Jaoa- nese soldiers.. The war minister declared the Vta fanned. FG runs, one rors. doubled. Selkirk singled, scoring Hoag. Lazzeri sin- gled. Ruffing singled, scoring Sel- kirk. Lazzeri stopped at second. Gumbert, a righthander, replaced Melton. Crosetti flied to Moore, Rolfe forced Ruffing, Whitehead to Bartell. DiMaggio fanned. Two runs, four hits, no errors. SIXTH INNING flied to DiMaggio. "other routes. it was the first interview the veteran ever had rfvpn arS L "lifted Press that "Japan is deeply grateful for the essential neutrality of the American nation." He declined to comment directly on the action of the United States Department of state in condemning Japan for waging undeclared war against China in violation of the Ripple also hoisted to DiMaggio. nine power treaty guaranteeing of McCarthy also flied to DiMaggio. No China's territorial integrity. Tims Tlf) Viitc txr-rnr-f "TTr.WPVPT-" Vio eoirf "T runs, no hits, no errors. he said, "I firmly be- uw, iiw HAW, nu ciiurs. iic tuia, j. iinmy De- beat out a slow lieve to the tarditional American fair roller to third. Dickey singled, Geh- Play and I want to take this op- in kjiajgiou, A FT vv LdtVCJ rig stopping at second. Gehrig was portunity to'say every- forced at third on Hoag's attempted thing." sacrifice, McCarthy to Ott. Selkirk's------------- hard grounder glanced off McCar- thy's leg. scoring Dickey and Hoag. The ball bounded into right field and was good for a double. Lazzeri j was purposely walked. Ruffing dou- bled, scoring Selkirk and Lazzeri. Coffman replaced Gumbert on the mound. Crosetti flied to Chiozza Ruffing going to third. Rolfe out' China Reported Killed in Raids SHANGHAI, Oct. mass bombing raids of Japanese warplanes on the rich southern used MOV.W America "activelv in thp -n kcmiAJiauiy ustu f -r search for p-ace" was exTOctedbv Union label depart- another for a in making an completely fail to understand the} i iur p.ace was b> ment said buy Japanese KOods escape from the stateville American action which is bound to j honor farm early today. i a. ver5: impression on the time to come, although he natural- ly is conversant with all state de- partment moves. Although he had no appointments and it is our money that permits the war lords over there to wage v< n got a job, pass-payment, to water for the day, he was expected to con- 7 fiOIl0J the eleohants. The was fer with i n at the Federation's conven- the elephants. The "pass-word" was given for entrance but the elephants demanded so much water that there never any time to use the pass-word, except at one of the side shows. "We have advanced a step fur- ther in the fight against out-of-town house-to-house said W. E. Mann, secretary of the Retail Merchants Association, "as our City Commission passed an ordinance which requires solicitors taking or- ders or selling products, produced outside of Denton County, to have a City license and put up in cash to guarantee their good faith. Our Mayor and City Commission- ers are to be commended for their far-sightedness in this matter and for the protection it gives our citi- zenship. We are forced to admit that the fly-by-night solicitors sel- stand behind their products Fand cannot be located to make good some inferior article they have 2ey 0 boycott should be handled careful- ly. fer with aides in arraneinsr rnmpr- onces with Secretary JMES gressional leaders as soon as he re- turns to Washington tomorriw. Man Held After GirVs Body Found GREENSBITRG, Pa., Oct. motor policemen held a 37-year-old widower of -La- trobe at Police barracks today for ONE KILLED, ANOTHER MAY DIE FROM BLAST TYLER, Oct. oil field worker remained in critical condi- A j. v v j The felons, all serving terms for! Ja_Paijese public." robbery, waylaid J. W. Black dur- i Condon, the possibility was ad- ing the change of shifts and then Yanced that the nine-power con- forced Albert Drungen, another i held in Washing- ton. npHmorf CHICAGO. Oct. blondes this fall are back in the fashion spotlight. The tipoff came today from hairdresser at the annual fall and winter coiffure revue put on by the Chicago and Illinois Hairdressers Association. The reason, they said, was be- cause golden glitter is the key- note of the fall color picture. guard, to accompany them. Drungen, in whose car the con- victs fled, was dumped out of the' car two miles north of the prison He was unharmed. The attack on the guards occur- red in a dormitory in which 150 trusties were asleep. ton. Officials declined to say wheth- a flat request was made to hold parley in the American capital. tion today and another was expected to revr to recover from injuries and burns received in an explosion that killed Pat Ferguson, 24. Ferguson was burned to death at a well loca- tion six miles north of Gladewater where an accumulation of gas was TI ui gas was night cousm last I ignited. L. c._Hatcher was reported The body of the girl, wrapped in a burlap bag, was found at the bot- tom of an abandoned mine shaft. Sergeant James Buckley said Har- ry Bates, the widower, told police he attempted to attack little Val- lie Bates; knocked her unconscious with a blow on the head, and then, when she appeared to be reviving, slashed her tnroat from ear to ear with a sharp paring knife. RUDY VALLEE DENIES HE IS ENJOYED LOS ANELES, Oct. dy Vallee, crooning bandmaster, de- nied emphatically but good natur- edly today a studio press depart- ment announcement that he and Gloria Youngblood, screen chorine, are engaged. Near 70 Billions NEW ORLEANS. Oct. The resources of the nation's banks were placed today at almost 70 bil- lion dollars. The figure was disclosed in the annual report of R. N. Sims, scc- (See U. S. INTENDS. Page IRE BRIEFS SALAMANCA, Spain, Oct. E. Dahl, American aviator shot down by Spanish insurgents while he fought for the Spanish four hits, no errors. SEVENTH INNING UK w Cmozza fanned. Mancuso province of Kwantung out Ruffing to Gehrig. Whitehead The Chinese central "news that eight jlUnS runs, no hits, no errors. j including two huge bombers were Yankees-DiMaggio singled. Geh- shot down by a suipriseChfeSS ng walked. Dickey singled, scoring defense o fthe strategic military coast and the Yangtze River oort of ng scoring after the catch. Selkirk i Hankow forced Dickey, Bartell to White- The massed Japanese flights took head. Lazzeri out. Ott to McCarthy, i to the air yesterday lust as the Two runs, two hits, no errors. i League of Nations and the United EIGHTH INNING I Statees were condemning Japan for doubled. B artell violation of her treaty obligations fanned as Dickey held a foul tip invasion of Chinese territory Ott fiied to DiMaggio. Crosetti A railway centers were threw out Riple. No runs, one hit tombed along the route from Can- no errors. i ton to Hankow, Chinese dispatches Ruffing flied to Moore, j said( Ailing and wounding more Crosetti fanned. Coffman threw out tnan non-combatants in those towns alone. In Northern Kwantung Province Rolfe. No runs, no hits, no errors. NINTH INNING i be shot for "rebellion" but he was immediately reprieved. EAST TEXAS: Fair in the inte- rior, partly cloudy on the coast to- night and Friday, cooler tonight and in south potrion Friday. Mod- erate to fresh northeast winds on the coast. WEST TEXAS: Fair, cooler in WASHINGTON, Oct. 7. Suspicion that of on an American sociation of Supervisors of State Banks. He said that as of June 30, 1937, state banks had total resources of and national banks at the com- bined total being above last year. A and central tonight Friday partly cloudy, cooler ex- treme southeast portion, warmer in the Panhandle. OKLAHOMA: Fair tonight and Friday, copier in south and extreme east portions tonight, warmer in north and extreme west portions Friday. was purposeful has led to a naval investigation of possible sabotage. Officials said the dam- age was miner and withheld name of the vessel. MOSCOW, Oct. of State Cordell Hull's condemna- tion of Japan's undeclared war aiwinst China caused a mild sen- sation in Soviet circles today. Of- ficials made no effort to conceal their pleasure at the state I ment's outspokeneas. the raiding planees were 1, Leslie, to Gehrig. rors. runs, two hits, no er- Johnny Doesn't Play Hookey So Much Now WASHINGTON, Oct. isn't playing hookey from school as much as he once did, the office of education said today. Teachers are making school more interesting for pupils, the office said, and parents are not so neglectful in making their children attend. the departmental capital city of Shiuchpw alone, demolishing some 30 dwellings. Manchoukuoans After Kidnapers PEEPING, Oct. 7. Three hundred Manchoukuoan. soldiers were reported on the trail today of the bandit-kidnapers of the Rev Father Gerard A. Donovan irtth a good prospect of rescuing the mis- sionary. word received the United States embassy Inan gen- darmes of Mukden, Mmnchoukuo. He was fckfeaped Tuesday mntof by five bandits. ;