Danville Bee, July 23, 1937

Danville Bee

July 23, 1937

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Bee, The (Newspaper) - July 23, 1937, Danville, Virginia Everybody Reads THE REGISTER AND BEE In Trading Area WEATHER A1 A GLANCE Slightly Warner Tonight Saturday Buy and Sell Through THE CLASSIFIED SECTION Of The RegisterBee FOUNDED FEBRUARY 1899 NO ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIBKS DANVILLE FRIDAY AFTERNOON JULY 23 1937 HOME EDITION PRICE THREE CENTS Late News Tells of Riot WASHINGTON July The Labor Relations Board Heard a fifth account today of the Massii Jon O steel strike riot on July 11 John Veto 22yearold ladle man in the Republic Steel Cor porations Massillon plant describ ed the riot in broken English at the boards hearing on its com plaint Republic had violated the Wagner labor disputes act before and during the strike Abducted and Robbed NEW HAVEN July men abducted J Murray Slater a collector for a local brew ery here today robbed him of 000 and released him after holding him captive for a short time in his own automobile Pederson Enters Finals Mass July Pedcrsen of Stamford sixth ranking player in the nation today reached the final round of the Lonpvood Cricket Clubs womens singles tennis tour FDR SEES NEED OF NEW PROGRAM Some Of Court Aims Achieved President Feels MADRID IS TORN BY SHELLS PUSH WAGEHO Chief Executive Reported as Believing Some of Objec tives Obtained in Bill Adopt ed By Opponents Despite Defeat of Supreme Court Enlargement Measure Thinks More Complete At tainment of Goals Would Require Court Legislation Further Than That Offered By Foes WASHINGTON July high administration official said to day that despite the Senates em phatic rejection of supreme court en largement President Roosevelt felt some of his original objectives for j coxirt reorganization had been achievj ed This was coupled with a hint that ths chief executive believed a more i complete and permanent attainment j j of hls goals Would require court Williamson Fort Wayne proj lsiatjon beyond that which the senj fesslonal turned in a twooverpar j ators wno virtually killed his court j 36 over the first nine of the j bill have DCen willing to accept j Medlnah Country Club number one court bill opponents forcing the nament with a 64 64 triumph over Mrs Maynard Johnson of Boston who ranks lltli nationally Williamson Leads July Boy Loses His Ear Doctors Sew It Back ST LOUIS July yearold Ben Koska waited hope lully today In a to find out whether or not he was going to have a left ear He was asleep on a parking lot when a truck struck the side of his head At a hospital he was found to he all risht but the ear was miss ing Ambulance driver Leo Sey mour was sent back to scene the ear was recovered and physi cians sewed it 6ack on Lookout Dam Is Now Ready For Concrete NEW LABOR LEGISLATION HEADS LIST Leaders Turn Attention to Program to Establish Fix ed Pay and Hours WASHINGTON July 23 Leaders placed the administrations wage and hour bill today at the top of a congressional program that may be curtailed by early adjournment Majority Leader Berkley said the I Senate would debate the measure next week As modified by the labor commit tee it wquld let a board fix minimum i wages up to 40 cents an hour and a i maximum work week of notless than i 4Q nours products made by children Bringing Back the Fish course for the best effort amonB j measure to back to the SenI QQQ Qubjc yard Job May under 16 would be banned in inter tr tho rvmnviittAA j the early starters in the Chij ate judiciary Committee cago open golf tournfcment j agreed to certain procedural changes Held today m the lower courts They won agree Gcne Batllstonl Chicago ment Irom administration senators had a 37 over the same layout j however that there would be no JMost of the other scores were in i change In the supreme court The Be Started Before End Of Week The pouring of concrete on state commerce The House labor committee has yet to approve a wage and hour bill In nuentiai members however predict the led the House would enact one before the 40s Ibeen a principal point of what ad Accuses Elder of Threats GKEENFIELD July j At bls Friday press con a packed courtroom j erence the president declined to larsement of the supreme court had j Point Lookout dam at The Pinnacles adjournment Aside from will be by the end of this substitute bm to up lower fed wecfe M earlv Qext week it was leaxned courts program iras indef i i this morning Inlte Leaders expect TO canvass the Stephen Allen Norton former j comment On the Senates action yesI has been put up and the gravity fall The forming for the first section legislative situation with President Roosevelt to learn which measures he Sstto Musquacook Lake Spanish Capital Again In Throes Of Rebel Siege Seven YearOld Boy Ordained Minister PEORIA July Rev Charles Jaynes years an ordained min ister today described by the Rev C B Drake as the youngest In the He lives in Riverside Calif Some persons attended the service last night in which Drake ordained the child and then heard the young minister preach on Hell Or Gods Drake is pastor of the Trinity Tabernacle affiliated with the In ternational Ministerial Federation GFriends said the young minister son of revivalists can speak five languages He is conducting church meetings on a tour accom panied by a nurse and tutor cashier at Mt Hernon School toi To the reporters crowding his j pp susr been compieted i wants considered they may R shotRnn at Ills Greenfield on May 3 Bandits Kill American MANILA P Inly band mashed bolowielding fur c dat the scene ol pro i thousand yards oj i gram by saving he has not done any i rock has been provided for the sand quit between August 7 and 15 j8ituu b i Largequantities of cement also are This they agreed might mean de indicated the presij safely housed against dampness and If erring until nest year other admin a result of his fight are ready tor use i istration proposals such as govern in the supreme court I The contractors Llgon and Ligtra I ment reorganisation and crop con ctoa s c bandits killed rerey A Hill j mbcrsmp the tribunal had altered expects to pour concrete at the rate American painter In a raid on Ws j cwhat its attitude toward Impor plantation at Munoz Xuevagtja toi prlnclples involved in several night i Pj0ces Of major legislation Hill was n writer and was re j v Hg that president farded as an authority on the sllbmltted his Dlll on February 5 the court had iield the agricultural adjustment act unconstitutional but 1 alterward it upbeid the Social Securj tory and customs of the Philip Plnes o 400 yards a day the whole yards in all being one of the biggest concrete jobs ever undertaken in this section The first real scare which has come out of The Pinnacles has been finally dissiplated Last Saturday while workmen were I Senator Byrnes S new chairman of the Senate reorganiza tion committee said long hearings would have to be held on that meas Turn to page 4A Story Xo 3 Aileoe Treason JIVCTON Th CuHed MUie referred Ity Act He recalled also that the j 800 feet deep in she Soutlrtunnel the natl thc Inerj and the Washington minimum today to dent of the American Federation of 1abor as juilty of treason j against the UMW i Change Divorce Law and indicating a conciliatory Turn to page 4A Story No 4 Newspapermen Of State Open Annual Meet LONDON July i JLOCil dusty divorce machinery was given a streamline touch today by parj llamentary approval of a reform I measure admitting new grounds liinnO for divorce jLJUliHg illglll s Adultery now is the only ground for divorce in England But when thenew measure be comes effective January sertion for three years cruelty anil Two minor fires required city fire blasting operations released a volume of water which gushed into the tun nel The first fear was that the tunj nel men had hit a mountain spring lem which would have increased the cost of this particular operation The water flowed heavily for some j time and it was not long before the i workings were flooded with three feet J Discussion Of Publishing of water which began to gush out of the mouth of the tunnel The consulting engineers were noti fied post haste and went to the scene but opined that the flow was too MARION July bold to be a spring and concluded weekly newspapermen prepared that the blast had released a pocket of j for separate discussions of their pub water formed by seepage This conj llshmg problems today as the Virginia Japs Consider War Menace Ended China Still Sees Threat Of Major Conflict Japan Turns to Normal With withdrawal of Last of Chinese General Belief War Averted Soldiers Completes And Lasting Settlement pliance With Jap Demand Controversy Is ing to Consider Any posal and Respond to Change in Chinese Foreign Policy Some Officials in Peiping Believe Japanese Activity Aged Citizen Dies At Home During Night SamueLM Hpdges Had Been Danville Resident Twenty Years Death last night toot a weH Danville resident Samuel M Hodges who for the past twenty years lived in this city died at his home otf south Main street at nine oclock after an illness offour years dura tion For the last six months he had Spanish Capital Shelled Twice In Hours With Fifteen Killed and Score In jured Long Artillery Duel Is Fought on Edge of City Gaping Holes Are Tom in Buildings Ripping Along Citys MADRID July Twice shelled within 24 hours and with at least 15 killed and a score injured by the insurgents big guns Madrid was abruptly thrown back today to the grimness of a bitter siege After two weeks of comparative calm while a tornado of offensive and counteroffensive raged over the hills and plains some 15 miles to the west Madrid was jolted into sharp realisa tion that a besieging army was still at her gates Afer a long artillery duel confined to the outskirts of the cap ital shells started dropping in Alcha street and Cibeles Square One projectile killed eight persons Great splashes of hlood were still vis ible this morning on the pavement near the old ministry of war before started scrubbing the side walk and clearing away debris Spotted all over the central part of Madrid were fresh heaps of stones and bricks and holes gaped ta what were solid walls the day before The second bombardment broaden ing the scenes of death and destruc tion came this morning whea sev etai nandred shells ploughed into the central parts of 1Sie capital along Gran Via Madrids and In the ChamQeri section near the United States emhassy The government guns pumped s thundering reply to the shelling in the early hours ArtiHery and aerial bombardments Torn to page 4A Story No 5 Indicates Major Offensive Is Planned in Near Future death last night was not unexpected For years Mr Hodges operated a tarm in caswell county but he lems Marks Press Asso ciation Convention PEIPING Julv u m army officers iowght announced the 1 tired from active pursuits about 20 By JAMES A MILLS i withdrawal of the Chinese 37th dl years ago and moved to Danville He TOKYO July rapid vision southward from the Peiping was a member of the Mam Street ly returned to normal today as a j tad Qeen completed This con1Meth6dlst chxirch and the Junior Or general belief grew that war witn Chinese compliance with the det rjnited American Mechanics of China had been sverted and a last Japanese fiemand most vital to lm4 CasTOll county He was In his seven ing settlement of the long existing dil diarestoration of peace in North i Tear lerences between the TWO countneschina f Ufe spent in was near j final jnits of division caSWeu county being a son of the A foreign office spokesman declarj Wllici1 belongs to the 29th army H Hodges of that corn ed Japan was ready to consider any der suns ChehYuan left munity Fiftvthree years ago he was proposal from the Chinese government tlie i Association pocket drained itself after sevjnuaj conation Wilbur C Hall chairman of the incurable insanity for five years j Cigjjt oclock to the corner of Main will be added jand Jefferson streets where they found Pattersons Drug Stores de Charges Inaccuracy I livery truck on fire They had little lime water was pumped out of the workings tate conservation md development ss i eignt OCIOCK iu ue ui tain wascontinued The tunnel lob is L mor wascontinued aboxit onethird done Interest here i commission speaking The tunnel job is olfl among those txirned to the on the program for the opening gen of jae collapse of the RICHMOND Va Inly j difficulty in extinguishing the blaze j judiclary bill in United States to open negotiations for a settlement ol the fundamental SinoJapanese issues and would respond to any change in the Chinese foreign policy Although there has been no official announcement it is widely accepted that the north China crisis which brought China and Japan to the verge 6 p today to a the Japanese said for the Japanese mili tary said they considered the division ariti Japanese for it was impossible for it to re MoUie Gilliam who i survives with the following children W B Hodges of Georgia Arthur M Hodges Richmond Mrs Hodes wmiam HHodges C Farley and Jeb The 3Tth division commanded by Howard Hodges of Hint and Liquor Car Eludes Cops I ft Hot Chase Fast Running Machine Wrecked After Outrun ning Two Cruisers is The only clue to the identity ot occupants in a fast running automor bile which gave the police a hoi chase last night was a pair of crutches today But officers were not entirely sure they would lose their quarry be cause they were near enough to see the licensenumber of The automobile was spotted byOf js ss around Peiptee hod passed anHre town at a speed he deemed excessive around had passed The bareness of the margin that i kept the July 7 clash beUveen their i eral session troops west of Peiping from spreading Association members and their j opgQ vras believed to have will be entertained tonight at i China and Japan to the con I ference table for a calm and diplo to Japans omcelsP conquests m aeld from his late residence lel fired a political defense gn today lor his candidate for Heuteufiremen were called to extinguish a ant governor by hurling charges of fire at the home of Mrs W E Pres maccurocy at William A Wrlglit j ton 604 Wilson street A blaze had campaign manager for Saxon W j started in the home as the result of Holt Daniels opponent j defective flues but the firemen arriv i before the fire had made any PAYROLL IS SEIZED Tom Hanes managing editor of the imatic solution of their deeprooted animosities their forces i in North China in the last two weeks was for the sole purpose of safe guarding Japanese lives and property 1 Saturday afternoon at five oclock nd interment will follow in Green ill cemetery The family has request that no flowers be sent Win Doubles Title HAVERFORD July CHopper and Bob of Tulsa won the national juniors interscholastlc tennis bles title today in a 62 60 SG j victory over thc defending chainj plons Robert Low and Henry Danj iels of Wallingford conn j Hunt Triple Slayer Inly Sheriffs dcsputles today sought a man who shot and killed three WORCESTER July Four armed bandits robbed Frank E Cross vicepresident of the E J Cross headway and promptly checked it bej Building Constructing of 82 Post i fore any serious damage was done er street of a payroll today Norfolk LedgerDispatch Charles B JBranham national advertising man jaeer of the Richmond TimesDls i patch Lugar circulation man of the Roanoke Tokyo will Insist on retaining the present method of working through the HopehChahar political council for a full cleanup of the present Times and i ttouble by local authorities The real and also supervising Chinese execu of the recent agreements i Improvement at Most reliable reports indicate that I Japan has sent about fresh j I ITV troops into North China to reinforce j the garrison of Various Chij nese reports of Japanese preparations Robert Hobson Who Escaped City Farm Four Times Captured Asleep Vows Hell Go Again Has 590 Days Democrat J B The Farrnville Herald J G Miller i publisher of The Shenandoah Valley New Market and R T Corbell of The I Loudoun TimesMirror I ViccPresident C J Harkrader of Robert Hobson negro whose four on August 27 J936 Hobsons exploits gristoi presided at thc dailies con escapes from the city farm long since became almost legendary Once he erence and VicePresident Pres Atkins amont speakers on the j the plan is worked out endorses roTam I this local agreementand skives it force Veklv editors and mxbUShtw Chinese Wops weie reported from ned conferences featured by talks by j Peiping to have Sude Harrison editor of thc Bedford ating the cuy as well as Wall publisher of 1 west 1R wnlch tne ShtinS has to page 4A Story No 1 to in Time Superintendent of Schools G L H town at a speed ae deemed excessive He gave chase and the other car also The two cars were mak 70 miles an hour on the police siren accelerated ing Avoadale Drive open and some distance between the two machines Davis lost track of the fugitive car on West Main street through a traffic condition but the car evidently passr ea down Park Avenue to the School field Bridge and headed back to town Officer L O Belton also noted the car and unaware that it had been pursued started afterit Belton how ever was compelled to abandon ptur 1 Johnson said this morning that he j Suit when the brakes on the police car area west in which been severest iinder an agreement providing for withdrawal of troops j istliov worked in tlieir him m tnc Houdlni class was i tunneled his way through a wall on at weeklies separate meeting oAl1 t V AT tHrv 1 i fields and wounded a VJ year old i back In solitsirj confinement today another occasion he went through the j Associated Press members of Vir hoy jon the cuy farm but vowing hed be jroof on another he took a flying 1 ginia joined in the press association BITTER ANI EGGS CHICAGO July j while asleep steady prices unchanged j Hill Somebody betrayed him for Po Egcs steady prices unchangj lice Lieutenant O S Maybery received gone again before long j leap through a window and was gone i meeting followinc the summer AP He was recaptured this morning with the wind Sometimes he had on j meetlng in Roanoke in a house on Liberty a ball and chain but he cither took j Editors managing editors and pub ed Queer Story July Holders pel raittlcsnakr could Usli It out 1ml he couldnt takr it Anjfcrcrt liy I lie slainmhiR lid of Its cajre the rrptllo struck mlsicrt thr Hi and sank Us poisonous fanSs flocp Into Is own body Twenty mlnHIM Inter il illrcl it jword early this morning that he could jbc found at a designated dwelling j asleep at seven oclock Not long before that hour two po i lice cruisers steamed up at full tilt and six police officers leaping out de i ployed and surrounded thc house in an open field Police Lieutenant May i berry went in and there was the six i months fugitive fast asleep He was unarmed and submitted to rearrest i Hr liad escaped from the institu tion four and ho added pro phetically this morning this will make the fifth time us though that with him or shed it This morning Police Magistrate tjle bureau at Charleston W Va George W Evans sentenced him to i jnio M Thompson chief of the WasJi anothcr 90 days Tor having escaped j lngton D bureau of the Associated to page 4A Story No 2 Danville Plays In MartinsvUle On Next Sunday DanvlllcSchoolfield baseball Second Gas Bomb Gets Em Again AtOldPostoffice i had reasonable assurance that all of developed a delect making it i the school improvements now being ous to attempt high speed pursuit carried out will ae completed before i the school bells ring again P L Anderson has been award Not long afterwards the same car said by the police to have beeii wrecked on Richmond road near i ec a contract to add three j Fall Creek It had thirty gallons of I rooms to Stonewall Jacksoto school liquor in it pair of crutches but remodelling the general assembly An ambulance went to the scene from hall started work today This job Is i the Wrenn Ycatts Funeral Home but expected to provide space for 125 more j the driver insisted he was not hurt The burglar alarm in the second pupils Mr Anderson is also engaged j and the ambulance returned empty i vault in the old Postofficc worked or the high school improvement and j like a charm as dici thc first it was ail of the portable units are here and disclosed today are going up W S Parley has the j Despite the irritating experiences of i contract for neating and plumbing Ushers heard Max Fullcrton chief cj i play jrst my vear Sunday afternoon six months ago which brought discuss thc service of their bu the total amount of time he now has r0Uls aHd cooperation with thc Vir to serve vp to 590 days with small sinlft bureau prospect of time off for good behavior Associated Press members in view oi the structural damage he j Richmond for their winter has done at thc farm and the meeting which take place prior anguish created among the city of U theconvening Of the general as sembly The members appreciation by resolution to the Roanoke Times and the Roanoko WorldNews and to At the farm this morning it was said that he was in solitary confine ment and that the official fovco lifts liccejvted the challenge to hold vanishing prisoner Officer participating in thc ap thc Tunius P Flshburn publisher ot the two for thoir hospitable entev r tainment during he twoday session counting his chickens before they are ture today were Lieutenant hatched Officers Hopkins Boswell VOTK FOR REX A PIriTY OrlgSnitlly sentenced Jor an assaults Garrctt and Lieutenant Maybciry For Revenue in MariinsviUe The Dan ville club management not altering policy of nut participating in Day ganws but simply agreed to play MartinsvUle there on July 25 to return a courtesy shown by the management of The MartinsvUle club recently is agreeing to postpone a Saturday game Danville because lot the death of Harry G Lea co owner of the local club Rather thnn i n pnve the Martinsvillc club of a large Saturday attendance the local club management agreed to suspend iw antiSunday same policy Jor a day and play m Maninsvtlle Sun cliiy A large delegation UanvUU i fans is expected o the game expansion at the bigh school also In 1 Alraagro where material Improvements are to be made to the colored school condemned by Uie state fire mar shall Part of the one story frame building has been ripped away and I two portable units are to be added i with the beating plant also to be ira first triple mustard gras benVb j which sent workers on the job ciiok i ing to find pxire air and tile deteimln ation not to be surprised by the con traption in the second vault It went oft a few nays and caused even more damage than the first Charlie Ncal foreman decided to trip the pianowire attachment rei proved and made adequate leasing thc fumes with a long wire Slid o whenhe failed to get any results he j IENY REPORTS approached closer to it thinking that i o the gas cells empty At j SHANGHAI July that moment all three bombs went I o the central Chinese government off and he received about the at todav vigorously deitied arms legs and chest and his lungs Japanese reports that they had ac felt raw for several days He is back or tho job however The remaining tiiss o clearing the old sito viil bo difficult Thy at their bv tee tick Rt the and tied in v th sleet which job Of denioUtion mucii slower t THE MATHER Temperature Reading The Bee Radial Thermometer By cepted the settlement of the north China crisis made by military author ities at Peiping An agreement between the Chinese and Japanese iiiiUtary authorities Ui north China exists onitiiJuu said bur we it and thcrc iiore v Virginia Fai ami slislitly warm er tonliclit Sat unlay jeneralj except possible local ers in extreme west portion Satur day afternoon sunlit y warmer South portion Saturday North Carolina OiMiermlly fulr to nijht anil sUjhth warm er tonight sviept In wcst portion M jivstirrtay M totiv M P M today ;